Newspaper Page Text
War lo?gxr **> Y>** ?
LONDON, October 9.-Tho rumor, is
current in Paris abd Madrid that
Cuba bas declared for independence.
^ Toe Junta will bring a bili before
*lhc Cortes abolishing ?lavery in the
colonies-after ten years.
'MADRID, October 9.-The Junia
has- ordered an import tariff of one
third. Don Juan, Isabella's cousin,
has resigned his pretensions to the
throne in favor of his jon, Don Car*
los. Gen. Para's .wounds are painful
but his recovery is probable.
CHARLESTON, October 9.-Arrived
Steamer Charleston, Now York; Rehr.
Ida Bella, Boston; sehr. B. N. Haw?
kins, Boston; brig Cardigan, Liver?
RICHMOND, October 9.-John Per?
kins was executed in the jail yard at
Portsmouth, Va., to-day, for violat?
ing Sarah J. Ford. He walked to
the scaffold firmly and after tho
prayer of the clergyman was finished,
addressed the crowd, saying, that he
expected in a few minutes to appear
before God, and declared as his final
statement on earth, thal he was in?
nocent, and did not know whether
Sarah Ford was a man or woman.
The drop fell at 1 o'dock. Perkins
died in ten minutes.
MONTGOMERY, October 9.-Both
houses have adopted resolutions to
adjourn to-morrow, to re-nssomble on
the 2d day of November, the day pre?
ceding the Presidential election. It
is generally understood that registra?
tion cannot be completed in time foi
the election. No eleotion bill has ye!
been passed, and the Legislature will
probably adjourn without passing
NEW YORK. October 9.-Hon,
Howell Cobb, of Georgia, while con
versing in the vestibule of the Fiftl
Avenue Hotel, fell dead, at 10 o'clock
this morning, without premature in
Dol?an and Wagner fought thirty
two rounds in a room in Williams
burg, to-day. Dol?an bit off Wag
ner's thumb, which was d?clar?e
foul, and the.fight was awarded ti
CHICAGO, October 9.-A schoone
was sunk off Muskegan, Michigan
to-day, and four lives lost.
BEDFORD, PA., October 9.-Au im
menso Democratic mass meeting wa
held to-day. 150 crowded wagon
and carriages and many mounted mc
were in the procession. Tho proco;
sion encircled the entire town. J
was the largest meeting ever held i
PHILADELPHIA, October 9.-TL
McClellan ovation is very gram
McClellan's speech contained no p<
BOSTON, October 9.-George I
Richardson, of tho firm of Pago
Richardson, while temporarily ii
sane, cut tho throats of two of h
children-one, thirteen years old,
dead; the other may recover. Ric]
ardsou has disappeared. He wi
much esteemed and of excellent ch
WASHINGTON, October 9.-Thero
muoh excitement in Pennsylvnni
The Democratic canvassers claim tl
State by 16,000; radical can vasse
claim tho Stato by 10,000.
Chief Justice Chase authorizes
contradiction of the statement th
he has declared for Grant and Colfa
Tho Governments of the Unit*
States and England are diligent
engaged on the naturalization treat
Internal revenue receipts to-da
^ A full Cabinet to-day-first in thr
The local elections in Delaware r
suited favorable to tho Democrats.
Chief Justice Chase goes to Sava
nab, next week, to hear several ii
portant coses. His presence there
rendered nocessary by the death
Judgo Wayne. Ho will then ho
court in Raleigh, unless called
Richmond to hear the Davis tri;
Chase will tako no active part in \
Utica, but continues his opposition
radical excesses, and has no don
Seymour will administer tho Govei
ment on constitutional principles.
FINANCIA!. AND COMMICUCIAL
NEW YORK, October 9-Noon.
Money easy, at 6@7. Sterling 8
Gold 89. Flour a shade firm
Wheat dull and irregular. Corn i
cited, and 3@?c. better. Mess pc
firmer, at 29.12>?. Lard quid
strained I9}?(a)l0%. Cotton firm
at 25)?@2t?. Freights dull.
7 P. M.-Cotton moro activo, n
}??c. better; salos 4,100 bales, at
Flour active and a shado firmei
Southern brands steady. Wh
lower-white Michigan 2.55. Cc
excited-mixed Western l.l?fT?l.
white firstname.lastname@example.org; yellow 1.22. M
pork 29. Carolina rice dull, at !
9,^. Sugar nominal. Gold eui
and steady, at 39)^. Cotton freig
BALTIMORE, October 9.-Cot
firmer, at 20??@28. Flour moro
live, at former prices. Wheat fin
choice rod 2.70. Corn firm-wi
1.28(^1.30; yellow 1.30. New So
Carolina bonds G5 bid.
CINCINNATI, Ootober 9.-Whis
scarce, at 80. Mess pork 30.00Q]
Bacon-shoulders 13^; clear si
17^i; sugar-cured hams 18@19. I
CHARLESTON, October 9.-Col
opened quiet, at 23, but closed fl
at '23??@2? for middlings; sales !
receipts 718; receipts for the week,
6,413; sales 1,883; stock 8,857. |
AUGUSTA, October 9.-Ootton mar?
ket active, but closed cosy; sale? 612]
b?les; receipts 976-middling 23@
SAVANNAH, October 9.-Ootton dulli
-middlings 24>?; Bales 570 bales, j
Nsw ORLEANS, October 9.-Cotton
aotive-middlings 23^; sales 4,100
bales. Gold 88. Sugar advanced ^ i
-Cuba boxes 13@18^; hogsheads
12@14|^. Molasses 3l'M@45. Flour
dull-superfine 61>?@61%. Corn
steady, at 1.00.
HAVRE, October 9.- Tres Ordinaire]
LONDON, October 9-3 P. M.-Con?
sols 94J?. Bouda 74)t,.
LIVERPOOL, Ootober 4-3 P. M.
Cotton Bteady and rather moro active;
sales of the week 96,000; for export
19,000; speculation 23,000; stock
427,000, of which American is 89,000.
Stock afloat 511,000, whereof Amori
can is 11,000.
LONDON, October 9-Evening.
Consols 93??@94)?. Bonds 74^.
LIVERPOOL, October 9-Evening.
Cotton dull-uplands 10J.?; Orleans
Report for Week ending Friday, Oct. 9.
PHIENIX OFFICE, COLUMBIA, Oct. 10.
Cotton has been coming in moro freely
during tho past week, and has been readily
takon bj' buyers at from 23@24$ for mid?
dlings. At tho closo of tho week tho unfa?
vorable accounts from Liverpool had a de?
pressing effect and tho market closed irre?
gular, with a good domand for middlings
at 2Ji?2S. Thc Bales of tho ??eek have
boon 57G bales, aa follows: 68 at 22; 18 ut
221; 35 at 224; 84 at 22$; 40 at 225; 101 at
23; 38 at 23J; 53 at 234; 9 at 23j; 59 at 23J;
32 at 234; 28 at 24; 14 at 24.20.
All other articles of country produce aro
in good domand, at full prices.
The following buying rates of South Ca?
rolina Bank Kotes, is prepared by Gregg,
Palmer A Co., Brokers:
Bank of Camden.25
Bank of Charleston. 25
Bauk of Chester.7
Bank of Georgetown.5
Bank of Newberry.35
Bank of South Carolina. 8
Bank of State of South Carolina, [old,] ..10
Bank of State of South Carolina, [new,]. 1
Bank of Hamburg. 10
Exchange Bank. 8
Plantors' Bank. 4
Farmers and Exchange Bank. 1
Stato Bank. 1
South*Western Railroad Bank, [old,]... .25
Planters and Mechanics.1G
Wliolcsiiie lurleen Current.
COKUECTEI) WEEKLY HY
TUE COLUMBIA BOARD OF TRADE.
A1TI.KS -Per bushel.1 00 tV.l 23
SAGGING-Gunny, por yard.. 25 oe 28
Dundee " .. O? 'M
BALE ROPE-Manilla, per lb.. 26 @
N.Y.or West." 10 Ol'. IS
BUTTER- Northern, per lb.. 1)0 ?
Country, " .. 25 Oh 30
BACON-Hams, por lb. 23 ? 24
Sides " . 19 (io- 20
Shoulders, " . Ki A iii ITA
BRICES-Por 1,000.9 no? 12 oo"
CANDLES-Sperm,per lb_ 37 ? 45
Adamantine, " .. 21 Oh 22
Tallow, " .. 18 O? 20
COTTON YAUN-Per bunch. .1 80 OH 90
COTTON-Strict Middling, pr lb 224?
Middling, " 22"?
Low Middling, " 20 O?
Good Ordinary, " ?
Ordinary, " ?
CHEESE-English Dairy, per lb20 @ 23
Factory, " " 19 @ 20
COFFEE-Rio, per lb. 22 ? 2(?
Laguayra, " . 2s O? 80
Java, " " . 37 O? 40
FLOUR-Oonntrv, per bbl. .13 OOf?Ai 00
Northern.14 00?15 00
GRAIN-Corn, per bush.1 15? 1 25
Wheat, " .2 25?3 00
Oats, " .80 ?90
Peas, " .1 00? I 10
HAY-Northern, per cwt.
Eastorn " .
HIDES-Dry, per lb.12A? 18
Green. " . ' 8
INDIGO-Carolina.1 (M07.1 25
LARD-Per lb.22 (-) 24
LUMBER-Boards, per 100 ft.. 1 50
Scantling, " 1 50
Shingles, per 1,000.. 2 75
LIME-Per bbl.2 70?2 80
MOLASSES-Cuba, per gallon. 65@60
New Orleans, " 1 00?1 25
Sugar House. " .. 75fiijl 25
NAILS-Per keg.G 00*07 00
ONIONS-Per bushel.1 25@2 00
OIL-Kerosene, por gallon. 50? 55
Machiner] .... 75? 1 co
POTATOES-Irish, per bushel.1 50?2 00
Sweet, " . 75? 80
RICE-Carolina, por lb. 9? 12$
East India, " .
Silver.1 30?1 85
SHOT, per bag.3 25f?;3 50
SALT-Liverpool, per sack_2 50?2 75
SOAP-Per lb. 7*@ ll
SPIRITS-Alcohol, per gallon " fl 00
Brandy, " .4 00?12 00
Holland Gin, " ... 5 00(<c7 00
American " " ...8 5??I 00
Jamaica Rum, " .. .fl i)Mtf>7 Od
N. E. " .? ...8 50?3 75
Bourbon Whihkoy,..3 50?1 50
Monongahela " . .3 75?4 00
Rectilled " .. .2 50?2 73
SUGAR-Crushed, per lb. 18?
Powdered, " . 18?
Brown, " .12A? IC*
STARCH-Per lb.10? 124
TEA-Green, per lb.1 00?2 00
Black, " .1 00? 1 50
TOBACCO-Chewing, per lb_50@l 25
Smoking, " .Cl)?] 00
VINEGAR-Wino, per gallon... .70? 75
Cider, " _50? GO
French, " .1 25? 1 50
WINI'. -Champagne,per haskot.25?32 0(t
Port, per gallon.8 00@5 00
Sherry, " .3 50?(i 00
Madeira, " .3 50?fl 00
MKATS-Poik, peril). 15$
Beef, ".8 ?12
Mutton, ". 12$
POULTRY-Turkeys, por pair.
Chickens, " .' '. '. .'.'25@S0
Gooso. " .
Acts Passcrl at the Late Session of
AN ACT TO ORGANIZE TUB CIRCDIT
1. Be it enacted by the Senate awl
7/0 ?se of Representatives of the State
of South Carolina, now mei and sitting
tn General Assembly, and by the autho?
rity of the same, In pursuance of Sec?
tion 18 of Artiolo Iv Of tho Consti?
tution, the State is hereby divided
into eight ircuits, as follows:
1. The Counties of Charlestor. and
Orangeburg shall constitute the first
2. Tho Counties of Edgefield,
Barnwell, Oolloton and Beaufort
shall constitute the second Circuit.
3. The Counties of Sumter, Cla?
rendon, Williamsburg, Georgetown
and Horry shall constitute the third
4. Tho Couuties of Chesterfield,
Marlboro, Murion, Darlington and
Kershaw shall constitute the fourth
5. Tho Couuties of Fairfield, Rich
laud, Newberry and Loxiugtou shall
constitute tho fifth Circuit.
G. The Counties of Chester, Lan?
caster, York and Union shall consti?
tute tho sixth Circuit.
7. Tho Couuties of Abbeville, Lau?
rens and Spartanburg shall constitute
tho seventh Circuit.
8. Tho Counties of Greenville,
Anderson, Oconee and Pickens shall
constitute tho eighth Circuit.
II. Tho Circuit Courts in the first
Circuit shall be held as follows:
1. Tho Court of General Sessions
at Charleston, for the County o?
Charleston, on the first Monday ol
February, Juno and November; and
tho Court of Common Pleas at
Charleston, for the County of Charles?
ton, on the second Monday of Febru?
ary, June and November.
2. The Court of General Session*
nt Orangeburg, for tho Couuty ol
Orangeburg, on tho first Monday o:
January, May and September; nut
the Court of Common Pleas ai
Orangeburg, for tho County o
Orangeburg, on tho first Wedneeda]
after tho first Monday of January
May aud September.
III. Tho Circuit Courts in tho so
cond Circuit shall be held as fol
1. Tho Court of General ?Session
at Edgefield, for the Couuty of Edge
field, on tho first Monday of Febru
ary, June and October; and th
Court of Common Pleas nt>Edgoficld
for the County of Edgefield, on th
first Wednesday after the first Mon
day of February, June and Octc
2. Tho Court of General Session
at Barnwell, for the County of Bart:
well, on the fourth Monday of Pel
mary, Juno and October; and th
Court of Common Pleas at Barnwel
for the County of Barnwell, on th
Wednesday after tho fourth Monda
of February, June and October.
3. The Court of General Sessior
at Waltcrboro, for the County of Co
loton, on tho first Mouday after tl
fourth Monday in February, Jnr.
and October; and the Court of Con
mon Pleas at Waltcrboro, for tl
County of Collcton, on tho Wednei
day after tho fourth Monda}' of Fol
mary, Juno and October.
4. Tho Court of General Sessioi
at Beaufort, for the County of Beai
fort, ou thc second Monday of Apri
August and December; aud the Cou
of Common Pleas at Beaufort, ft
the County of Beaufort, on tho thh
Monday of April, August and D
rV. The Circuit Courts in the thi]
Circuit shall be held as follows:
1. The Court of General Sessioi
at Sumter, for tho County of Sur
ter, on the first Mouday of Januar
May and August; and tho Court
Common Pleas at Sumter, for tl
County of Sumter, on tho fir
Wednesday after the first Monday
January, May and August.
2. Tho Court of Geuoral Sessioi
at Manning, for tho County of Cl
rendon, on the third Monday
January, May nnd August; and tl
Court of Common Pleas atMauuin
for tho County of Clareudon, on tl
first Wednesday after the third Mo
day of January, May and August.
3. The Court of General Scssio
at Kiugstreo, for tho County of W
liamsburg, on tho first Monday
February, Juno and September; ai
the Court of Common Pleas at Kine
tree, for the County of Williamson]
on the first Wednesday after tho iii
Monday of February, Juno and Sc
4. Tho Court of General Sossio
at Georgetown, for tho County
Georgetown, on the third Monday
February. Juno and October; and t
Court of Common Pleas at Goori
town, for tho County of Georgetow
on tho first Wednesday after t
third Monday of February, Juno n
5. Tho Court of General See-sic
at Couwayboro, for tho County
florry, on tho second Monday
March, July and November; and I
Court of Common Pleas at Oonwi
boro, for tho County of Horry,
tho first Wednesday after the seco
Monday of March, July and Nove
V. Tho Circuit Courts in tho foti
Circuit will bo held as follows:
1. Tho Court of General Sessh
at Chesterfield, for tho County
Chesterfield, on tho first Monday
January, May and August;, and
Court of Common Pleas at Ches!
fiold, for the County of Chesterfic
on the first Wednesday after the ?
Monday of January, May and J
2. Tho Court of Gonornl Sessi*
at Bennettsvillo, for the County
Marlboro, on the third Monday
January, May and August; and
Court of Common Pleas at Bennetts?
ville, for the County of Marlboro, on
tho first Wednesday after the third
Monday of January, May and Au?
8. The Court of General Sessions
at Merion, for the County of Marion,
on the first Monday of February,
June and September; and the Court
of Common Pleas at Marion, for tho
County of Marion, on tho first
Wednesday after the first Monday of
February, June and September.
4. Tho Court of Gonoral Sessions
at Darlington, for the County of Dar?
lington, on the third Monday of Feb?
ruary, June and October; and the
Court of Common Pleas at Darling?
ton, for the County of Darlington,
on tho first Wednesday after thc
third Monday of February, June and
5. Tho Court of General Sessions
at Camden, for tho County of Ker?
shaw, on tho second Monday of
March, July and November; and thc
Court of Common Pleas at Camden,
for the Couuty of Kershaw, on thc
first Wednesday after tho second
Monday of March, July and Novem?
VI. Tho Circuit Courts in tho fifth
Circuit shall be held as follows:
1. Tho Court of General Sessions
at Winnsboro, for tho County oi
Fairfield, on tho first Monday of Ja
unary, May and September; and th(
Court of Common Pions at Winns
boro, for the County of Fairfield; or
tho first Wednesday after tho firs
Monday of January. May and Sep
2. Tho Court of General Session;
at Columbia, for tho County of Bich
land, on thc first Monday of Februa
ry, Juno and October; nnd tho Cour
of Common Pleas nt Columbia, fo
tho Couuty of Richland, on the firs
Wednesday after tho first Monday o
February, June and October.
3. The Court of General Session
at Newberry, for the County of New
berry, on the first Monday of March
Joly and November; and tho Cour
of Common Pleas at Newberry, fo
tho County of Newberry, on the firs
Wednesday after the first Monday o
March, July and November.
4. The Court of General Session
at Lexiugton, for the County of Les
ington, on tho first Monday of Apri
August anil December; and tho Com
of Common Pleas at Lexington, fe
tho County of Lexington, on th
first Wednesday after the first Moi
day of April, August and Decembei
VII. Tho Circuit Courts in th
sixth Circuit shall be as follows:
1. Tho Court of General Sessioi
at Chesterville, for the County <
Chester, on tho first Monday of J;
unary, May and September; and tl
Court of Common Pleas at Cheste
ville, for tho County of Chester, (
the first Wednesday after the fir
Monday of January, May and Sc]
2. Tho Court of General Sessioi
at Lancaster, for the County of Lai
caster, on the first Monday of Febn
ary, June and October; and tho Cou
of Common Pleas at Lancaster, f<
tho County of Lancaster, on tho fir
Wednesday after the first Monday i
February, Juno and October.
3. Tho Court of General Sessioi
at Yorkville, for the Couuty of Yor
on the first Monday of March, Ju
and November; and tho Court
Common Pleas at Yorkville, for tl
County of York, on the first Wedne
day after the first Monday of Marc
July and November.
4. Tho Court of General Sossioi
at Unionville, for tho County
Union, on the first Monday of Apr
August and December; and the Con
of Common Pleas at Unionville, f
tho Couuty of Union, on tho iii
Wednesday after tho first Monday
April, August and December.
VIII. Tho Circuit Courts in tho ?
venth Circuit shall bo held as fe
1. The Court of General Sessio
at Abbeville, for tho County of A
beville, on the third Monday of 2
unary, May and September; and t
Court of Commou Pleas at Abbovil
for the County of Abbeville, on t
first Wednesday after the third Mc
day of January, May and Septonib
2. Tho Court of General Sessio
at Laurensville, for tho County
Laurens, on the third Monday
February, Juno and October; and t
Court of Commou Picas at Laurel
ville, for the County of Laurens,
tho first Wednesday after tho th
Monday of February, Juno and (
3. The Court of General Sessic
at Spnrtanbnrg, for tho County
Spartanburg, on the third Monday
March, July and November; and I
Court of Common Pleas at Sparti
burg, for tho County of Spartaubm
on tho first Monday after tho th
Monday of March, July and Nove
IX. Tho Circuit Courts in \
eighth Circuit shall bo held as I
1. Tho Court of General Sessh
at Greenville, for tho County
Greenville, on the second Monday
January, May and September; r
tho Court of Common Pleas at Gre
ville, for the County of Greenvi
on the first Wednesday after
second Mouday of January, May t
2. Tho Court of General Sossi
at Anderson, for thc County of Auc
son, on the fourth Monday of Ja
ary, May and September; and
Court of Common Pleas at And
son, for tho County of Anderson,
..V. -M?-)."*?"." *w^^l??<??^?^-"??^*;"*~^,^'?'~'^''^^*
~* ?? ?? j??j .-.?" ii ? nmtt??^?-?j<t i.?i t imjr^^mi^,, ftfr~
ll ! I ? ' -
the first Wednesday after the fourth
Monday of January, May and Sep?
3. Tho Court of General , Sessions
st Walhalla, for tho county o? Goo?
noo, on the second Monday of March,
July and November; and the Court
of Common Pleas at Walhalla, for
the County of Oconee, on . the first
Wednesday after tho second Monday
of March, July and November.
4. The Court of General Sessions
at New Pickons, for'tho County'of
Fiokens, on tho fourth Monday of
March, July and November; and tho
Court of Common Pleas at New
Fickens, for tho County of Piokcns,
on the first Wednesday after tho
fourth Monday of March, July and
X. The Judges elected aud com?
missioned for tho several Circuits
shall hold tho Courts of Common
Fleas and General Sessions for the
soveral Counties in their respectivo
Circuits: Provided, said Judges shall
interchange Circuits, upon their ro
quest to and order of the Chief Jus?
tice, or upon tho order of tho Chief
Justice, without such request, when?
ever, in his judgment, it shall be ad?
XL Should tho business before tho
Court of General ?Sessions, at any
term, not bo completed on tho arrival
of the day fixed by law for the hold?
ing of tho Court of Common Pleas
for said County, the Judge presiding
may, in bio discretion, adjourn said
Court of Common Pleas until the said
business of tho Court of General Ses?
sions shall have been concluded.
XII. Tho several Circuit Judges
shall have power to hold special ses
siuns within their respective Circuits
at any time in their discretion, or a
tho discretion of tho Chief Justice, o
which the Judge presiding shall givi
such notice as the Chief Justice ma;
direct, or as may, in his judgment
be necessary, should no directions b
given. Tho Clerk of such Cour
shall, at Ieostjfifteen days beforo th
commencement of such special ses
sion, causo tho time and placo fo
holding tho same to be notified, fo
at least two weeks successively, i
.ODO or moro of tho newspapers pul
lished nearest tho place where th
session is to bo holdeu. All processc:
writs and recognizances of every kine
whether respecting juries, witnesses
bail, or otherwise, which relate to tb
cases to be tried at thc said speen
sessious, shall bo considered ns bi
longing to such sessions in tho sam
manner as if they had been issued c
takeu in reference thereto. All bus
ness depending for trial at any speci
session shall, at the close thereof, 1
considered as of course removed I
the next stated term of the Com
Said special sessions shall be held
pursuance of au order which shall 1
transmitted to the Clerk of tho Coui
and by him entered on tho records
XIII. Petit jurors summoned
attoud the Court of General Sossio
in any County, except tho County
Charleston, shall also attend ai
servo ns jurors for tho Court of Coi
mon Pleas next ensuing in and f
XIV. The Judge of tho Circt
shall have power to direct any Ciroi
Court iu his Circuit to bo adjourn
over to a future day, designated iu
written order to the Clerk of sn
Court, whenever there is a dangero
and general disease at tho place whe
said Court is usually holdeu.
XV. The Judges elected and qun
lied by taking tho oath prescribed
tho thirtieth Section of tho soco
Article of tho Constitution, whi
oath, to tho Judges under the fi
election, shall bo administered by t
Governor of the Stato of South Ca
lina, who is hereby empowered
administer tho same, aud to 1
Judges under any subsequent el
tion by ono of the Justices of 1
Supreme Court, shall forthwith en
upon their duties; and all cases beg
aud pending in the Courts of Cc
mon Pleas and Sessions of tho Prc
sional Governmentof South Carob
at the expiration thereof shall be, a
the same aro hereby, transferred
the County Courts having jurisi
tiou of the same, established by t
Act, with all files, rocords aud rj
porty pertaining thereto and to s
Courts; aud all processes, writs t
recognizances of every kind, whet
respecting juries, witnesses, bail
otherwise, shall bo considered as
longing to tho Courts herein est
lashed, in tho sumo manner as if t
had been issued or taken with ro
enco thereto: Prodded, That no cu
shall be transferred as aforesaid
cognizable in tho Circuit Courts nc
tho Constitution on original pro?
XVI. The- Circuit Courts he
established shall be Courts of record,
and the books of record thereof shall
at all times be subject. to the inspec?
tion bf any person interfudWl therein :
XVII. The Clerk elected in eaoh
County under the n rn visier; 5 of Sec
tion 27 of Article IV of the Constitu?
tion shall be Clerk of the Courts of
General Sessionsand Common Pleas,
and may appoint a deputy, who may
perform the duties of Clerk, for whoso
aots such Clerk shall be responsible,
and a record of whose appointment
shall bo mado in the Clerk's office;
and such appointment maybe revok?
ed at tho pleasure of the Clerk; and
in case no Clerk exists, the Judge
shall have authority to appoint a per?
son, who shall perform tho duties of
Clerk, and said Deputy Clerk, or the
ono appointed by the Judge, shall be
required to give tho usual bond be?
fore entering upon the duties of tho
XVIII. All suits in Equity depend?
ing in the Courts of Chancery, and
not finally disposed of, and tho pro?
perty and records relating thereto, on
tho first day of January, A. D. 1869,
shall be transferred to the Courts of
? Common Pleas in and for their re
1 spective Countios, and shall bo enter?
ed upon the dockets of said Courts
for the stated term thereof next ensu?
ing, and thereupon shall be heard,
tried and determined, with all rights
respected and preserved, in the same
manner asif originally brought there:
Provided, That no cause shall be
transferred to the dockets of the
Courts as aforesaid not cognizable
therein under the Constitution: Pro
v ided, fur titer, That all causes depend?
ing as aforesaid, and the property and
records pertaining thereto, cognizable
under the Constitution in the Courts
of Probate, shall be transferred to
XIX. All books of reoord, all files,
and all property of whatever kind, of
tho Courts of Chancery, except as
hereinbefore provided, shall, on tho
first day of January, A. D. 1869, be
transferred to the Courts of Common
Pleas for the Counties having juris?
diction of Uko causes; and the seve?
ral Clerks of the Circuit Courts shall
receive tho same from the outgoing
Clerks and Masters of said Courts
and receipt therefor, and also enter
said receipts upou the records of their
XX. All writs heretofore issued (or
which, before the ratification of this
Act, shall havobeen issued) and made
returnable to tho terms of the Courts
of Common Pleas, as heretofore
established by law, shall be returna?
ble to the terms of the said Courts
which shall first issue in each Coun?
ty, respectively, under tho provisions
of this Act.
XXL At tho term of the Court of
Sessions and Common Pleas which
shall first ensue in each County after
the ratification of this Act, it shall bo
the duty of tho Judge presiding to
call tho docket of tho late District
Court, and to pass such orders, pro?
posed by the Solicitor on the Ses?
sions, or by tho plaintiffs' attorneys
in civil causes, ns in the judgment of
the Court may be proper, to.transfer
the unfinished business to its proper
tribunal for adjudication.
In the Senate House, the twentieth
day of August, in tho year of our
Lord one thousand eight hun?
dred and sixty-eight.
President of tho Senate.
F. J. MOSES, JB.,
Speaker Houso of Representatives.
R. IL SCOTT, Governor.
Important Sale-The Well Selected
Stock and Business of the late
C. A. Bedell, Columbia, SC.
JACOB LEVIN, AUOTIOXEEU.
BY order of tho Judge of Probate for
Richland County, will bo sold, on tho
prcmiscst corner of Main and Plain
streets. Columbia, S. C., on THUR5
DAY, the 15th instant, at 10 o'clock a? m..
tho largo and well assorted stock of DRY
GOODS, belonging to tho estato cf the late
C. A. Bedell, together with the STORE
FURNITURE and F1XTURE8, HOUSE?
HOLD and KITCHEN FURNITURE, Ac.
Tho stock of Gooda, Store Furniture
and Fixtures will be SOLD IN ONE LOT,
and the Store House rentod on reasonable
terms to the purchaser, provided a bid be
offered amounting to tho appraised value.
Tho Inventory and Appraisement Bill may
be examined, at tho office of Messrs.
MELTON & MELTON, Attorneys at Law,
whore the terms of saio can bo ascer?
This establishment ls most advantage?
ously located, m the centre of business,
is admirably arranged and thoroughly fur?
nished, and offers tho attractivo induce?
ments of tho largest and most profitable
Dry Goods trade in tho city.
E. W. BANCROFT,
Oct 8 Administrator.
*3- The Charleston Courier, and tho
Augusta Chronicle and Sentinel, will ploaso
publish threo times, daily, and forward
bills to this office.
>r sale low, at
:. E. JACKSON'S ?I 1
Old Stand. Tm