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CHARLTON, >. S?ptemb?r 9. -Sail
ed^Bt??m?r. MbrJtetey, New York ;
ficli?onor Montaiia, Boston ; schooner
Mary : A..; Vanolonf, ? Philadelphia;
schooner MVfOVeri New York.
: Atn^AVSep^mberO.-A message
was red?iveoffrpm the Governor, en?
closing the report of the committee
in the. case of persons applying for
seats vacated 'ny the expelled ne?
groes. Or;giving names of persons re?
ceiving the' next highest vote. A
lengthy protest accompanied the re?
port against the action of the Honse
oxpclling tho negroes. Ho reviewed
the constitutional question, and
stated that the constitution clearly
gave th? negroes tho right to hold
office. 1 Pending tho reading, a mo?
tion was ni ado to table it, as a direct
insult to the House, but the motion
was not sustained.
A resolution was adopted, to the
effect that that portion of the com?
munication of the Governor reflect?
ing upon tile action deciding the eli?
gibility pf free persons' of color
under tho constitution be returned to
the Governor with- the following:
JRcsoleed, That said communication
is not warranted by the resolution
upon which tho Govoruor Was re?
quested to act? abd that the members
of each House aro gudges of the
qualification of its members, and not
tho Governor. They are the' keepers
of their own conscience-and not his
A resolution was passed, to swear
in the members having the next
highest vote, who are not ineligible
under: the third section of the four?
teenth amendment. Several of the
new members were-sworh in and took
FOBT WALLACJB, KANSAS, September
9.-The Indians attacked a hay train
to-day and killed a mau.
SAN ^BAJ?O?SOO, September 9.
The sohooner A. JV Borr was sunk
off Faraldne Island. The crew were
saved' in small boats, and endured
TOBONTO, Canada, September 9.
In the trial of Whelan, the defence
proved- B?thing. 1 Publie feeling
against the prisoner is intenso, and it
is declared that if ho is 'acquitted, he
will bo. taken, by the people and
Affair* In Washington.
WASHINGTON, September 9.-A
careful calculation of the "Vermont
vote shows a Democratic increase of
33|? per cent.; Republican increase
22 por cent.
In t?rnal; re ven U? receipts $250,000.
FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL.
NEW YOBK, September 9-Noon.
Sterling and heavy. Mouey
easy, et 3@5. Gold 44j;i, Flour
dull, and 15c. lower. Wheat nomi?
nally 2@3c. lower. Corn l(?j2c.
better. Mess pork quiet, at 29.40.
Cotton a shade easier, at 28 to 28}..<.
7 P. M.-Cotton heavy und lower;
sales 1,900 bales, ut 28(^)28?.?, closing
nt 28. Flour dull, and 10@15c.
lower. Wheat 2@3c. lower. West?
ern mixed corn 1.24?1.24_*?. Mess
pork lower, at 29.35. Freights
drooping-cotton, steam, 3-16.
BALTTMOBE, September 9.-Cotton
dnll, at 28>3. Flour nominal-How?
ard Street superfine firstname.lastname@example.org; city
mills superfine 9.25(ajl0.00. Wheat
steady and unchanged, Corn we?k.
CTNCINNATI, September 9.-Flour
dull. Cbrn firm, at 1.00. Whiskey
held at 65.(2170. Mess pork quite
firm, at email@example.com. Lard 19>?.
Shoulders 12@14; clear sides 16%;
but little demand for any kind of
CHABLESTON, September 9.-Cot?
ton about lc. lower; sales 55 bales
middlings 26; receipts 47.
AUGUSTA, September 9.-Cotton
market dull; sales[52 bales-middling
26; receipts 18.
MOBILE, September 9.-Cotton
sales 15 bales-middling 24; receipts
NEW ORLEANS, September 8.--Cot?
ton declined, but demand fair-new
middlings 25^; sales 589 bales; re?
ceipts 174. Flour dull-superfine 5J?;
double extra 10>?. White corn 1.15;
choice yellow t.V?J?. Pork steady, at
30^. Bacon firm and tending up?
ward-shoulders 14; clear 18.
LONDON, ?September 9-3 P. M.
Money easier. Consols 94. Bonds
LIVEBI'OOL, September 9-3 P. M.
Cotton heavy. Shipments from
Bombay to 4th, 7,000 bales.
LrvEBrooL, September 9-Even?
ing.-Cotton easier, but not lower;
sales 12,000 bales. Bombay ship?
ments to the 8tb, for two weeks,
Rooms to Rent.
ON Plain atreot. For address apply at
Sept 0 1?_THIS OFFICE.
ROOMS, with Hoard, in a respectable
family. Ea?tern part of the city pre?
ferred. Address "U. 8. A.,"
Sept 8 3_P?ittnU Ofllco.
Si rofciJa.orKtng't Evil, ?s cured by
udng Hoinitah'e Queen's Delight.
The subjoined ext rao ts from kb?
ritual of tho "Uni?n League of
America" ia traueferred, verbatim ei
Urerntim* #oin ft tattered origina!,
which, after seeing much ,hard sor
vioo in the States of Louisiana and
Mississippi, fell into the hands of
'^i? of the J-fa'alrt correspondents "a
it section of tho country. Ita
authenticity is attested by tho certifi?
cate and Signatures of "J. M. Ed?
munds,.'President National Council
Union League of America," ?nd
..Theodore F. Stokes, Recording
Secretary." It is all stupid bosh, of
co rse; but the fact that this organi?
zation numbers from ten to fifty
thousand negro members in every
Southern State, ench of whom is
compelled to contribute fifty cents a
week-two dollars a month-of his
hard-earned money to sustain the
peripatetic emissaries of the League,
renders it at least as wicked as it is
powerful. Tho formula of initiation
would seem to be a clumsy burlesque
on Masonry. The only point in tho
whole thing lies in tho oath that the
candidate "will voto only for and
none but those who advocate and
support the great principles of the
League, to fill any office of honor,
profit or trust, in either the State or
general Government." All the twad?
dle about education and the rest of
it, is only so much chaff to cover up
this grain of corn. By tho fancied
terrors of this oath, and tho accom?
panying red fire and tom-foolery,
thousands of negroes have been con?
trolled in their electoral franchise
and compelled to vote for just such
candidates ns the carpet-baggers
chose to put before them. It was
the discovery of this identical ritual
and the use the Democrats made ol
it in convincing the negroes that the
obligation they had taken was illegal
and not binding upon them, which
carried the State of Mississippi and
enabled the Democrats to defeat the
proposed Constitution with negro
votes. The following extracts have
been made from the ritual:
The officers of a Council of the U,
L. A. area President, vice-President
Assistant vice-President, Treasurer
Secretary, Marshal, Herald, Sentinel
The P. occupies the principal sta
tipn in the room, V. P. and A. V. P
at opposite end and in front of th<
P., Tv at the left hand of the P., Seo
at right band of P., M. near the V
P., H. within tho inner door, S
within the outer door, and Chaplaii
at the centre of the room, on th
The emblems are an altar, Hoi;
Bible, Declaration of Independence
Constitution of the United States
flag of the Union, censer of incense
sword, gavel, ballot-box and sickle
shuttle, anvil or other emblem c
[The fire of liberty to be kindle
in the censer is obtained by dissol\
ing one pound of gum myrrh in ha
a gallon of alcohol. Saturate
spongo with a small portion of thi
liquid, place the sponge in an iro
vessel, nnd set it on fire. A littl
chloride of strontia, in the propoi
tion of one to eight of the above soli
tion, sprinkled on the sponge, wi
change the Hame to a a beautiful rei
These aro to be found at most druj
gists', or, if theso cannot be ol
tained, a taper or caudle may I
The Presideut assumes the Cha
and gives one rap with tho gavel.
The Marshal then places the fla
and emblems upon tho altar, tl
books being open and the swoi
lying across them, in which positio
they will remain during the sessic
The Marshal ascertains if any a:
awaiting initiation into our Loy
Tho Assistant vice-President, a
companied by tho Marshal, retires
the ante-room, and having, in di
form, udmiuistered tho pledge of s
crecy to each and every one presen
makes known to thom thc objects i
the League and propounds to ea<
the requisite interrogatories as pr
vided in tho ritual.
After detailing the objects of tl
order and propounding a series
questions, all of which being a
swered in the affirmative by tho
seeking admission within the charnu
circle of loyalty, tho marshal co
ducts tho candidates to the door
the lodge, when the private signal
given, and admittance bei' .gobtaine
the Vico-Presideut addresses the ca
didates on tho truo principles
popular government, liberty, educ
tion, partizan strife and tho boon
freedom, winding up by stating tl;
the caudidato is required to tak<
serious and binding obligation,
the candidate agrees, ho is permitt
to approach tho altar and the Chu
lain makes a prayer.
Tho prayer concluded, the room
darkened uud the Marshal lights t
fire of liberty, to burn during 1
administration of thc obligation; t
members aro then notified to jr.
hands in a circle around the can
dates and tho altar, aud the Presid?
then calls upon tho candidato to ph
his left hand on the national flag a
raise his right hand toward IIea\
and repeat after him the follow:
I, (each repeating his own nam
with an uplifted hand, in the p
aenco of God and these witnesses,
solemnly swear, (or affirm, if o
scientiously opposed,) without m
fend the Constitution and Govern?
ment of the Ignited States of Ameri?
ca, one n?d indivisible, and the flag
thereof, against nil enemies, foreign
and domestic; that I will vote only
for and none bnt those who advocate
and support the great principles eet
forth by ibis League, to fill any office
of honor, profit or trust, in eitbei
the State or General Government;
and 'hat if ever called to fill any
office I will faithfully carry out the
principles set forth by this League.
And further, that I will protect and
defend oil worthy members of the
Union League of America, and that
I will never, in any manner or form,
di ulge or make known to any person
or persons, not worthy members of
this organization, any of the signs,
pass-words, grips, proceedings, do
signs, debates or plans of this or any
other Council of this organization,
unless wheu engaged in admitting
new members, and with my right
baud on tho Holy Bible, Declaration
of Independence and the Constitu?
tion of the United States of America,
I acknowledge myself firmly bound
and pledged to the faithful perform?
ance of this my solemn obligation,
so help me God.
Besponse by the Members-To this
we pledge ourselves.
President-Gentlemen, around you
is a band of brothers alike sacredly
pledged. This circle is never to be
broken by treachery.
Response by the Members-Never.
President-Brothers, will you en?
large your circle to admit new mem?
Besponse bv the Members-We
President-Prepare then for acces?
sions to your ranks. The circle will
.here be opened and the new mem?
President-With clasped and up?
lifted hands, repeat after me the free?
man's pledge: To defend and per?
petuate freedom, political equality
and an indivisible Union, I pledge my
life, my fortune and my sacred honor.
So help mo God.
Here follows a patriotic ode at the
discretion of the C.
The members of the council will
uow be seated, aud the candidates
will take their places before the altar.
The P. will then deliver the charge,
The oath which you have taken of
your own free will and accord cannot
be violated without leaving the stain of
perjury on your soul, "lou have de?
clared that under God, your first and
highest allegiance is to the Govern?
ment of the United States of Ame?
rica, one and indivisible. You have
taken a solemn oath of allegiance
upon the Holy Bible, Constitution
and Declaration of Independence
lying within the folds of the flag of
the Union. These contain the en?
during records of our rights and
privileges. The symbols of industry
which you greet upon tho altar are
to remind you of the great purposes
of our order, and to represent the
foundation upon which our institu?
To strengthen and elevate this is to
add to the graudour aud durability
of the structure we uphold.
Thc Bible contains man's moral
code and the principles of religious
faith. Tho Declaration of Indepen?
dence declares as self-evident truths
that all men are created equal, en?
dowed by their Creator with inaliena?
ble rights to life, liberty and pursuit
of happiness. The Constitution is
an instrument reducing to practice
the precepts of the Declaration. It
is liberty regulated by law.
Tho sword is a weapon of defence
and protection. Lastly, the light
you behold burning upon the alt ir
is emblematical of the sacred fires of
liberty, which burn forever in the
hearts and breasts of true patriots.
We calculate the spirit of peace as
essential to national happiness and
prosperity, but when foreign foes or
traitorous hands attempt to rob us of
our national inheritance, let our
gleaming swords leap from their
rests, to guard the temple of our
The M. instructs the new members
in the signs, ?co. When these have,
been imparted, the P. may give a
short history of the origin, present
condition aud futuro prospects of the
organization. He should impress
upon thc members the impropriety
ot using tho signs, Arc, too often or
carelessly, as it detracts from their
value and increases their chances of
exposure. It is enjoined upon each
officer to commit to memory hi3 part
of the initiatory ceremony.
Any portion of tho foregoing
chargo may bo omitted, at the discre?
tion of the P., and other appropriate
words may bo substituted.
The council room should be ren?
dered attractive by its emblems and
ornaments and the neatness and
order which must always prevail. It
should bo made instructive by cere?
monies, the discussions and by a
good supply of appropriate reading
matter. Should any person become
a member who cannot read with
facility, he should ai once be instruct?
ed by some brother who will volun?
tarily undertake that duty. It is
incumbent upon the President to see
that this is done. 'Wo must thus
banish ignorance from our counoil.
".Cliuton, Iowa, has a saw-mill that
employs 1,000 men.
In the contest b?ttveen tho radical
and the Democratic partier;, in the
approaching election, the following
points of difference present them?
Tpe Republicans charge the Demo-.
crabs Os being a war party, jftn^dijtbjtf
their ?noces? will promulgate stine
and disorder in the country,, In re?
ply, the Democrats were the peace
party in 1860, and are the peaco
party now-and ns a guarantee of
their principles have placed a gentle?
man in civil life at the head of their
ticket; while on the other hand, the
Republican is the war party of tho
country. It began the war in 1860,
and its action in making the civil
powers of ten States subordinate to
tho military, and in nominating the
General of the armies for the Presi?
dency, is proof enough of its belli?
Under Democratic rule, previous
to 1860, the expenses of the Govern?
ment did not exceed $90,000,000 per
annum. In 1866, in time of peace,
under a Republican administration,
thc expenses were $460,000,000.
Government bonds, undera Demo?
cratic administration, were held at
$1.16. Under tho Republican rule
these bonds now sell at 70 cents.
While the Democrats were in
power, the average tax of each voter
in the United States was about $15
per head. Under the Republican
administration of 1867, it was about
an average of $77 to each voter.
The Democrats, in I860, had a
public debt of only $20,000,000. Tho
Republicans have swelled it up to
Tho average liability of each voter
under the public debt of 1860, was
about $3.50. The average liability
of each voter under the present debt
is about $466.00.
Under Democratic rule, the coun?
try was prosperous and happy. Pub?
lic officers discharged their duty faith?
fully; and bribery, corruption and
? swindling iu high places was rarely
heard of. Under Republican rule,
the people aro at the mercy of an
irresponsible military and negro
power. Life and property are un?
safe, and liberty has fled the laud.
Swiudliug and corruption is the order
of the day among those in power, and
the amounts annually stolen from the
I Treasury would exceed tho whole ex
I penses of the Government, while the
Democrats were in power.
Before the present party came into
power. Congress legislated for the
common welfare. The Republioan
Congress has legislated only for its
party, and with the sole object of
perpetuating its power. A Republi?
can form of Government, while in
the hands of the Democrats, was a
working success. Under the rule of
the Republican party, it is an acknow?
With such facts before the people,
they surely ought not to hesitate
which of these two parties commends
itself most to their favor. If they
value peaco, liberty and happiness,
they will support that party whose
record is the safest guarantee of such
blessings. If, on the other hand,
they prefer taxation, strife, discord,
the loss of national character, and the
destruction of the public credit, mili?
tary trials and military prisons,
anarchy and universal misrule, then
they will support the party whoso
record stinks with these outrages
upon those who trusted it.
L Yorkville Enquirer.
The total valuation of the real and
fiersonal property of New York city,
iable to taxation, foots np this year
to $008,436,327, against $831,669,813
last year, being an increase of $76,
756,514. This increase is due mainly
to the rise of real estate in the upper
Tho radicals tried another rally in
Brooklyn on Thursday night. A
Giant flag-raising at the post office
was tho provocation. The attendance
was slim, and the speeches so lean
that the party organ only gave the
affair three lines the next morning.
The Boston Directory for the pre?
sent year contains 80,251 names, an
increase of 11,130 over last year.
Roxbury is included in the new
volume, which makes a formidable
book of about eleven hundred pages.
A great American exposition is
proposed for 1876, tho centennial
anniversary of the Declaration of
Dickens is imaginative. At his
last rending, he called tho gout, of
which he was the victim, "a neural?
gic affection of the foot."
Tho country is "flooded" with
likenesses of Gen. Grunt. Won't
somebody get up a steal plate engrav?
ing of Butler.
Deacon Andrews, of Kingston,
Mass., is charged with auother mur?
der, besides the one for which he is
now being tried.
"Died from alcoholism," is un
Ohio coroner's verdict upon a burnt
To give brilliancy to tho eyes
shut them early at night and open
them early in the morning.
An irritable man, having been dis?
appointed in his boots, threatened to
eat np the shoe-maker, but compro?
mised by drinking a cobbler.
A paymaster of the regnlar army,
who has boen in the service twenty
years, says every 1,000 men costs
now $1,500,000 per annum.
?AimKfc Caroon.--The folio wirig is
aa, extract-from a letter of a. mer?
chant of Oolumbifl!/ Sob th Carolina,
in reply to a letter from a merchant
bf this city, says the Baltimore Sun,
offering hlOvSuqh assistance in credit
as h}sj&s}nesfj might ?require. ' Hi?
reply affords ah illustration of the
straightened condition of so many in
the Sooth, though the business men
of Columbia, which was burned in
tho war, have no doubt been under a
more severo stress than the mercan?
tile communities of other Southern
towns not thus afflicted. The letter
affords certainly a golden exhibition
of honesty and candor. The dispo?
sition not to uso credit where it can?
not bo made profitable, is one which
distinguishes those whose transac?
tions are conducted on proper moral
and business prinoiples, and we
doubt not is characteristic of the
merchants of the South generally.
When business revives in the South,
an event which the promising crops
of the present season afford reason tc
hopo may not be distant, consumere
will bo able to make purchases, and
such men ns the frank and uprighl
writer of the subjoined will be in tht
enjoyment of such confidence frorr
others as to have all the usual facili
ties of credit as far as he may de
"If things were as they were befor<
tho war, I could always borrow suf
ficient to meet pressing necessities
and enable me to keep up my credit
* * * * They say I have a capita
of from three to five thousand dol
lars, and doing a fair business an<
making a living. In every part?cula
this is false. I have no capital nt all
I have a house to live in, and tw
burnt lots. These I cannot dispos
of for anything like what they ar
worth, in the present impoverishe
condition of the country. I ai
doing so little business, that I ha
no income tax to pay, which is
proof of that. I have not made
support, or I would not have bee
compelled to dispose of my furnitur
to live on. As far as credit is cor
cerned, I have been refused it froi
those at the North with whom I ha
business before the war, and to whoi
I owe not a cent. Tho amount
asked of them all was not $300. If
had been compelled to pay rent, I d
not know what I should have dom
As it is, I see little chance but tin
my little property must be sold t
pay taxes. I am at present unab
to pay them. I trust that somethirj
may turn up to relieve us. I fe
much obliged to you for your vei
kind offer of credit, but I canm
accept, for I see no chance of payir
in a reasonable time, and I am unwi
ling to contribute to drag you dovi
to my level through my inability
p?y . "
lu Eufaulu, the other day, a si(
negro woman was driven away fro
her lodging by thoso of her ow
color, because they thought Iii
disease was "catching," and w;
afterwards found dead under tl
A superintendent of police om
made au entry in his register, fro
which the following is an extrae
"The prisoners set upon me, calli
me an ass, a precious dolt, a scar
crow, a ragmuffiu and au idiot-all
which I certify to be true."
Ten young girls in Vienna ha
applied to the Government for pe
mission to change their religio
they wish to embrace the Jewi
faith, in order to marry some yoni
Christopher N. Bender and Be
Whitfield, two horse thieves, wh:
being conveyed from Raleigh.
Memphis, were taken from the shel
by forty masked horsemen und hu:
to a tree.
A Texas man gavo it as his opini
when importuned to take out a po
cy in a life insurance company, tl
a fellow's life was so mighty uno
tain about there, it wasn't woi
Gulian C. Verplnnck, who addre
ed the Now York Historical Soci<
at the anniversary fifty years ago, 1
been invited to deliver an address
its next anniversary.
Three persons were killed by lig
ning in Chicago, on Thursday ev?
At Ripley, Miss., the authorit
have closed the drinking saloons,
fusing any licenses.
A girl in Chicago diod on Wedn
day, from swallowing the point o;
needle, which broke off while ?
was picking her teeth with it.
The drought in England is ov
While it lasted, tho rich sent prese
of water to their friends.
Twelve mouths imprisonment
the punishment given to a couple
fraudulent voters iu?Euglnnd.
Dross often indicates only a fe
while address is tho finest ornnmi
of a truo lady.
Vallandigham sa} s that he is ]
only not "sensifcive" about his rec(
during the war, but proud of it.
I American journals pay ten times
much for cable nows as tho Eugli
I A New York paper publishes
account of a funeral, under the ht
of "Ont Door Sports."
A churoh in Chicago was struck
lightning, on Saturday, and two rr,
I were killed.
and.?Ire. John Fiabor, and o? their.eon..
THEppOBE F?8HEB, er'? r teapo?t?uliy
invited to attend tho funeral servicia of
tho latter, at Trinity Ohr-oh, TH^.j&F
TEBNOON, at 5 o'clock, Si ;hout further
The friends and acqustotanCoa of Mr.
W. H. BB?WrVtif Hr^?nd Mw. fe. B.
Layn,and of Mrs? E, Davis, are respect?
fully invited to attcndMhefuri?fral aerVfr/ea
of the! former, at'tMb^ellington-Street
Methodist Church/ THIfti ATTEBNOON,
at 4 o'clock. .1 -i .
T^ORA FAMILY OF THBfcE PASSONS. J
J? Address C. R. lt., Lock BpxNo. 76f.
Colombia P. O. Sept 102
THE undersigned, lias removed bia SA?
LOON, on Washington afreet, two
doora from his old stand, and will continue I
to supply.,, bia ;CuatonWnr with, EJBiJT
QUALITY LAGER, GOOD WINES, BRAN?
DIES, WHISKEY, etc.
FREE LUNCH TH?S DAY fi otu IL to 1.
Sept 10 1 _ , L QRIESHABER.
COLUMBIA, September 9, 1869.
THE Ordinance which prohibits GOATS
and 8YVINE running at large within
the corporate limits of thia city, witt be
strictly enforced from this date. By Order
of the Mayor. J. S, McMAHON,
Sept 10 6 ? City Clork. :
Democratic Club Ward No. 1.
AMEETING o**bis Club witt'be held
THIS EVENING, at 8 a'clook, at Caro?
lina Hall. There will.be an election of dele
6ates to represent the Club in the Central
Strict Club, and Other business of impor?
tance will be presented. ? full meeting is,
therefore, requested. ., ',
By order o? tho President.
Sept 10 1_J. B. D0BO8E, Sec'y.
To the Israelites of Columbia and
Adjacent Districts. -
THE CONGREG?TIPN SHEARITH
ISRAEL, will celebrate the festivals of
thoir New Year, on THURSDAY and FRI?
DAY, the 17th and 18th instant, and the
Day of Atonement on SATURDAY, the
Thoso wishing to unite with them dur?
ing the solemn daya of memorial, to offer
up their devotion, thanksgiving and
prayers to the God of their fathera, ac?
cording to the ancient land-marks of their
sacred faith, will please maka application
for seats prior to that time to
Sept 10 6 _L. CARR, Beo'y.
State South Carolina, Eichland Co.
By ir. Hut&on Wigg, Judge of Probate for
WHEREAS. W. W. COOGLER hath
applied to me for letters of adminis?
tration on the catato of W. C. COOGLEB,
lato of aforesaid County, deceased,
These are, therefore, to cite and admon?
ish all and singular,the kindred and credi?
tors of tho said deceased, tobe and appear
before me, at a Court of Probate for tho
'said County, to be held at Columbia j on.
the 25th day of September, at 10 o'clock
A. M., to show, cause, if any, why.the said
administration should not 00 granted.
Given under my hand and the seal of the
Court, thia 9th day of September,1 A. D.
1868, and in the ninety-third year of
W. HUTSON WIGG.
Judge of Probate Court, Richland Co.
Sept 10 10 22
AT THE SIGN OF THE
dealer in WATCHES, CLOCKS, JEWEL?
RY, SILVERWARE, Ac, Main street, one
door below tho Phvnix Office, Columbia,
WATCHES, JEWELRY and SILVER?
WARE, made to order at the shortest
notice, and GUARANTEED.
REPAIRING, in all its branches, per?
sonally attended to. Sept 10
By Bis Excellency BO BEBT K. SCOTT,
Governor of the Slate of South Carolina.
COLUMBIA, Septomber 9,1868.
WHEREAS, information baa hoon re?
ceived at this Department that a
willful murder was committed, on the 3d
instant, at Laureusville, Laurens County,
on the body of TABBY 8IS? SON, freed?
man, bv WALTER H. EIGLEBAGER, and
that said Eiglebager baa fled from justice.
Now, know ye, that I, ROBERT K.
SCOTT, Governor of the State of South
Carolina, in order that the ends of lustico
may bo subserved, and tho said Walter H.
Eiglebager may bo brought to trial and
comben punishment, do hereby oflor a re?
ward of TWO HUNDRED DOLLARS for
his arrest and safe delivery in any jail of
tho United States.
Haid Eiglebager ia about twenty-five or
twenty-eight years of ago, round face, pro?
minent eyes, dark hair, about five feet
6CTcnor eight inchoa in height, and weighs
about 110 or 145 pounds.
In testimony whereof I havo hereunto
set my hand and caused the Great
Seal of the State to be affixed, at
[L. s.] Columbia, this Otb day of Septem?
ber, in tho year of pur Lord, 1868,
and in tho ninety-third year of the
independence of the United States
ROBERT K. SCOTT,
Govornor of South Carolina.
F. L. CARBOZO, Secretary of Stato.
MOT Laurensvillo Herald will publish
three times. Sept 10 13