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1Lseene. %%' ~ -
DATH c OF MRn. A %S,
ha Washion 'orisspoiidifiof the
4% 1 worasu u a deni ba the- closing
fi eaAt the time ofelo y t despatch, it
*dwasevdent tol those watc ing by the couch
- th-venetable. patriarch, that the o'k of
a. death was being brougt so a' rapid close -H
however,- cntinued.to breathe calmly until
a .ut,1.2 paste o'clock, when signs o imie
S. idissolution were. evident.
escene was a most.impresaiye one-sur
'dW1%g he was by his family and a host
~*of Inth'ate and mourning friends watching the
na diminution of breath, until all signs of
ie were yielded as calmly. and quietly as a
hlfalling to sleep.
1~ i. . teen iinutes past seven o'olock
h is last breath, after lying:Insensible
urhours, with but a fe'w monents
lof. consciousness. Arrangements
leibiig miade to remove his body to his
ce. The funeral solemnities, we.
Wmuiderstand,? were to have taken place on
.turday. . .
CAROLINZA COLLEG.--A friend has
ed in durhand. a list of all the Graduates
is Institution, from its commenceinent in
180 upto December, 1845. 1 In looking over
i~were struck with the many brilliant
name' that have added lustre to the Institu
tion in which they weie educated, and to the
.:State-whlch has been its constant patron.
rom.the Information we have of the history
of to many ines before u.we have gan
d-t'i1ffllowi'ing ta61e, which shows that a
full proportion of the talent and genius of the
eritire South, has bon furnished by the South
&i a. College. It is the alma matr of
20 idgs, 22 members of Congress, 4 Uni.
aa States Senators, 9 Governors, 2 Attorney
'SGaiiils of S. C. I Attorney General of the
MUnitet Statep, and of the ineinbers constitu
gtli tieg last L egislature, j33 members of the
)iousea4d 15 of the Senate were graduates
idf the S C. College.-Anderson Gaz.
Wuo Is OLD ?-A wise man will never
-'Vuktout. As long as he can move and
breAtie, he will be doing something for
~elf/his neighbors, or for posterity. Al
to th'last hour of his life,- Washington
wsork. 'So were Franklin, and Young,
arid tvward and Newton. ' Tlie vigor of
t o' Ives never decayed. No rust marred
tieir ' ' . It is foolish idea to suppose
aeio doivn and die because we are
old. Who is old! Not the wan of energy
wtthe -daylaborer in science, art or benevo
-utljo only:who suffers his energies
ay, and the springs of life to be
S'i less;.Oi whose hands the hours
" li a'Vl', and to whom 'all things wear
the gor4 of gloom. Is he old? should not be
pt: but is he active!-can he breathe frealv
antdriiVe with agility? There are scores of
grey'headed inen we should prefer, in any im
portant enterprise, to those young gentlemen
hopQfear and tremble at approaching shadows,
Ynii *inple'a a lien n their path-at a
harsh wo9rd or a frown.
H AT'S THE MIATTER WITH! THE SUN
Jf$ ttvore Millerites (says thn N. 0.
Picavtine). we should begin to think of the
gjd f~tib a.. The papers are talkiing oera
et remarkcable astronomical phenomien
rereasein the size of the sun,
dicvrdby some of our star-ga
. It is said ,that by recent discoveries
iiah National Observatory, Washington
Cj~and, other places, it has boen ascer
h at the sun has decreased in vol
rly one tenth, and this singular
enemon haseoccurred entirely during
the past.-month. The change took place
suddenly, since, according to neeurate ob
rov~atlons, on the morning of the 18th tilt.,
'i~rseated its usua~l volume to the vision
~4t'tor. yet, as it arose on the
next ay.h'e alteration wvas easily per
ceptitAi en to the naked eye. Its form,
t n~s red, Its latitudoa has decreas-.
.e hile its longitude has been prolonged.
.EcLt~sas IN 1848.--There will 1)e six
.eclipssthis year-four of the Sun and
irv of the Moon. March 5th, a partial
eclfpsidfthe Sun, visible. March 19th,
a tota eotip f the Moon, partially visi
ble.,:A pr-l1- an eclipse -of thme Sun, in
yisibig. Auqgust 28th, another eclipse of
the. un, invisible. -Scpt. 27th, eclipse of
the Sun, invisible.
ADVERTIsWNG.-.--.That the poweor of the
Press may be advantageously a~pplied to
bMagesspursuits of every kind, depend
1n',po' t#e wants of the public, is suffi
cio yiiustrated in the fortunes which
ha ieo made by those who have adop
tpctjor is it confined to the larger
cl o ~dalers, as-immense fortunes have
beenymade in a few years from .'mrall be.
giali by advertisitig in the newvspaper,
t~t tmeeting of- the Salem Total Absti
nence Society, held at Bethlehem Church on
Satu' ay, the 19th ult., the following pream
ble and resolutions were adopted-:
?WJigra5, It hath pleased the Almighty in
h!i-ildispnsation of Providence, to call
fro almeng US JAMEs E. WILson, our wor
.thy citizen, aundVice President of the Salem
-S.TotalIbstiInue) Society. - -
.:J hieiore. .
SThat this Society deeply deplore
the ddath o our Vice President, JAMES E.
-Reao, 1,That in testimony of our respect
for said eased, we will wear the usual
badg kiIiiing for the three followving
eelRof' our society..
t-eaom -,That a copy of the proceedings
neeting~ beurnished by the Secreta
oyfUe thSdelety to the Editor of the Sum
s.I~~r for publication. -
- J.C.RHAME, See y.,
- S.T. A. S.
*Ilr 4.c 284.
Maj '18 o;.
blfei a 0le e
w te d idr1r7ainb
about 9 or Iereold. There are no othej
marks aboit hbr which are necessary to4.
rAbe her. '
Careiidoye. 22nd 1n. 18t
i M INa, eAthAl ier
Strayed frord i 0scrber's residence
near Fultoii, on the 8iFebruary last,
sortel filly COLT,wItlk a stair f t V
about 2 years old. The above rewad wi
be paid for its delivery, and any informatie
that will leadto her recovery,' . . .
W. D. RICHARDSON.
ulton, March 1, 1848. 18 , t
PLANTATION AND STOOK 11
The subscriber wishing to move to. th
West, ofrers for sale his Plantation, whereol
he now lives, situated in the Fork of Blacl
River, .Sumter District, S. C. on the: soui
prong of Black River, just 20 miles bolov
Sumter C. H., on the Browington Road; con
tainin 3100 acres of Land, of which then
is at least 900 acres of it under good fence
450 acres of it is planiable land, and 464
acres pesture lauds, about 300 acres of tha
excellent cane swamp. He,. also wishes t<
sell his stock of Cattle, Hogs and Sheep, al
of which will be sold on easy- terms .to thi
purchaser. On the premises there are tw<
places settled, both in good fix, (about tw4
miles apart.) The one where I live has i
fine Dwelling I-louse on it, well finished; hai
eigt upright rooms, each with a fire place
Al necessary out-buildings attached. I
one amongst the most healthy situations is
the District vf Sumter. The other place
settled is where my son James lives; has i
very comfortable Log Dwelling House, fin
ished with Piazza and shed Rooms, with ex
cellent out-buildings attached. The subscri
bor wishes to sell the whole to a single pur
chaser as he could give a decided advantag
in so doing; or he will sell out to a conpanw
t of purchasers, as may suit them.
THOMAS E. DICKEY.
March 1, 1848. 18 6t
Dry. Goods in Charleste
The subscriber would invite the- attentis
of Planters and Families who may Visi
Charleston to his stock of
RICH, FANCY, AND STAPLI
Having made large additions to his roon
the past season, he is able to offer greatein
ducements than ever before, to his friendi
and customers, and confidently invites alten
tion to his STOCK as the
Most Extensie i4 Sotit L
It is intended to embrace every article il
the Dry Goods Line.
Our front sales room will contain a com
plete assortment of
LADIES' RICH DRESS GOODS
Silks, Muslins, Bareges, Cashnercs, Al pac
cas, Bombazines, Skawels, M1antes,
-$Mantillas, V'isettes, 4fc.
Linenz2, Linen Fabrics, IHosiery, etc. 4-c.
In our Domestic Rooms will bie fouaid
very full assortment of Domestics..
Negro Goods, Blankets,
Osnaburgs, &c. &c.
- lParticular attention paid to this depart
ment of our business. And Planters ii
find our stock and prices well worthy thei
Onr facilities for purchasing goods, ar<
such, that w~e are able to ol'er them at suec
prices, as defy com in.ILBNRF
253 King st. Charleston, S. C.
N. l.-In our wlholesale rooms, we ofre
a large and well selected STOCK to Mer
chants for cash or approved paper, at. suel
prices as are wvell worthy the attention o
close buyers, for close markets.
March 1, 1848. 18 ly
TeNtsfor the hire of the negroes o
the Estate of TuonAts WELLS for the las
yeair, are in our hands for collection. Thosu
indebted, will please pay by 10th Marcl
next; no other noie will be given.
F. J1. & Ai. MOSES.
Feb. 21, 1848- 17 tf
Wanted to purchase, T H R E E H UN.
DRE D bushels of corn, for which the casl
will be, paid.
J. T. SOLOMONS.
Feb. 21,18418- 1? tf
Alproshaving BOOKS belonging tc
the subscriber are requested to return .then
S. MAYRA NT.
Feb. 7. 1848. 15 2t
WV. E. RICHARDSON,
ATTORNEY AT LAW AND
SOLICITOR IN EQUITY,
SUMITERVI~TLE, S. C.
TEO1MAS 3. FRASERh
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
All persons indebted to the subscriber are
respectfully polhcited to call and settle by the
first of Ma next . .WIN
Feb. 15, 1848. 16 2t
TAR ! TAR !! TAR !!!
A prime lot of TAR on hand, and for sale
by F. M. MORGAN.*
Sumterville. Jan. m6 1. 13 t
epes; -k; M
7T r he~l J i~~
I rrTA tole eio
to ti e .
1 Will gijthe ela n~ne rewgr4Q1
toasny rson, that wli apprhebd and dehv
fellow nae O f,(~Bakenn~e
supposed he abe tm(. a
Mt C, Wb -1848 ,
The- Commissionof '~i B~dlg
tfor Sumt'er Dietrict, wilredele sea ed Pro.
posals, to makesyditionstand atl aone it
fthe Court Houseruntil the ith Mare
>next. tht o I '
The plan and specifications ay see
at-the offeie f 1W3n, 'aswt lacretar3
>of the Board, to whom Posa -iiust-be
TBy order of the Board
f - WM. HAYNSWORTH- &e'N.
.Feb. 14,-1848. -.19 6Ot
I haye appointed Major William EcRich
I ardson my Attorney, immediately.to.bring t
a close and settle up all matters and things
-eitaining to my late Sherifralty. of, Siimte
District: and request 1U persods concerned
to take notice hereof.
All persons indebted to .me are requested
to make immediate paymentato my said At.
torney: and those having demands againsi
me, are requested' to present them to hinm
THOS. 3. )VILIMBf.
Feb. 12, 1848. . 16 tf
Srin BRIoADE~8. C. .
SurMeruille, 17th Fe. 1848
The. Cofnmissign -of Colonel'of. the:20t1
Regiment, South Carolina AIlitia,. ljving
- been vacated by, tha, promotion of Coone
Chandlejt ..theos .of, ' gjerne.oqra
5th Bri e4o S. C..M1 Li9ut. olone Rhme
commanding ill er an election for.Colo.
noto fill the vacanc. to be hold-ou, Thurs
day, the'27th day of Agir iU ne . ThePolls
will beo pnec at b pan .rendezvous
from11 'clodkA . . Ok.,
The managers (oi at least one. ,9f them fron
- each/ placd'bf eleition,) will 'meet atithc
Regimental Mustqr gound "The Swimming
Pens,'') on Satu ria.tho.29th day -of.-Apr
next, count over evotes and f6rthwit
transmit t6 Head Quayes "a etatemenit ii
writing, shewvin the rebut of the election,
By order D Big. pen. CHAuNLER,
-e2 A. C. SPAIN, r' Ma'or.
This fine steamer wth her tisual depate~
brought up on Wednes4 jromi Chrles
25 lbs. Lam p Black,
- 75 '" Black Lead,
100 " Carpenter's chalk,
150 " Pure White Lead,
150 "Extra do do.
150 " No.1.. do.- do
200 " No.2. do do
150 galls. Linseed Oil,
20 Boxes assorted Glass*
Together with a large variety of Dye stufib
P Iainta, &c. &c., which w.ill be sold at a grea
reduction for Cash at
Nearly opposite Masonic Hall, Camden S. C
Feb. 16, 184-8. . 17 tE
A CURE FOR
H A RD TI MES!
SMALL PROFITS FOR CASH.
TuE: subscriber is niow receiving .large ans
general assortment of Newi stvi;:
Dry Goods, Groceries, Hardware, Cutlery
Carpenters Tools, Crockery ; Shoesi arc
Boots, Hats, Caps and Bonnets;
R EADY MADE CLOT HING.
Coats, Vests, Pants,8Shirts, PineBlackt aakj
BAGGING AND ROE;.
Tobacco, segaks, &c.
Violins, Guitars, Flutes, &c.; and alo, a se
locted lot of Italian Violin and Guitar strings
and a great many Faney Article. too tediou
to mention. All of which, will be sold loi
for cash. -
8 kits Mountain llutter
6I bushels Cranberries.
3000 lbs. slaughtered Dry Hides.
. B. 'HANK~
Oppousie Chfna's Hoe.
Nov. 15, 1847. 22-4 tf
Will open a Femaled .4h1at Libert1
Hill, Kershaw Distriot yrithcompetent A.
sistants, on terms of tion as folos per
session of five months:
Orthography, Readling alnd Writi, .7 00
With Arithetic,-Grangar aht 4I.
tory commenced, . 0
English Grammar, History ant w.
Drawing and Pit,~
Embroided a s - Work,
%eeo- . p~> $
"Woz of , -b
die rior articl in u di r a
C TSy ea ee k n aj
I ak EPPING em. Aid C
oerio, at ingilk fansftCass st
plain nd igoured Coasemerawd
MIerino,. -Satin,- -.Silk 'adCsinr.Vt;
plain and fird Caisiordpi
PUBCJIAAES W 1,rdTz-0
Coloreditaeljiand lineiv d 'b .
Linen Chils and Baadm~s -A~*
Black-silk and at ck
Self-adjusti -g! -
Black li aati a1
Cambrie and ilk P t
-Kid and buckskin',G
Merino and Berlin" doe,
Silk and tii~d d ~#
Silk, cotton end lamb'.sor.6s
Silk a) moerido Undeasiladfr~
Lamb' wool and Sh'etlandxeia~
Flannel, 8'e" vla and Berlin 'Rh
Shaker fla el and Eng. bifles'
Riding and Moe ets, -
Dre - ~8Cape
Sien Nligt Cape,.
Triinks, Valise nd cipta*, n
Coati, Clas uNd
The sppriority-of therlmnhy
the above Gaonts is uniparalelled in thfsrow
any ciy In the Union. ~.s ' a
irl order. filled with - mpault
dispatch, on-the most reasonal trms~4r
all Goode Warranged or o Bal' - i~
W. A. KENT &-MITCHELf
Keeps constantly on b'ind a corem ea&
bortmnent of the abveGods at tors~rh
Caniden, 8i C;lgfaisoie Ifalldzlro
site Dr./Cleveland's Drg te.
Feb. 10, 184&.1
All ronskindo t te&atoi
R ery,4e p 4 e ~
Notes beonging tw asdEi..'zo
paid on or befre 10th day of ebruauij
said Notes will be sued. ** *
Feb1, 1848. - i tU
All prsons indebted t~o the Estate ofSamwL~
br; and thos viga nnuasIsi
Estate, will hand thep in
Fob.i, 148.15. .,
- HEAD QUARE nW
17iterue I Feb 84A
ORDER NO 9~
A vacanc having ecou n1~~
the premotion of Col. i.Vb .
Col. Rhaie~ the of~i-h
take conand o l
l~ l~prs~~inebr, -
'Uieb.15.~ iltt 2;~L ~ - , 'i
61Wet ci"a a~n
t3x 0' c~e
Dleti~t tobehl~Su zts
on Fridayj he 2tb * M 48ti
4 dse2 th
tonhthe yed s out
u eight d
ad r ince. y
, L. S..D.
.UTH CAROLINA1SUMTER DIST.
By W. LE WI8, Eeq, Ordinary for #a*d
Whereas, .T. McAoy'. h;pplied t
me for Letters of Adminstration, on all and
singular thel goods and chattels, rigts. and
credits of W. S. D. McCoy, late of the Din.
trict aforesaid, eceased.
These are, therefore, to cite and admsnisli
all and'sI Ah0-gu1 0e kidried'aiid creditors eo
the said decelsed, to be and appdar befori
me, at our next Ordinaiy's Court for the said
District, to beholden at Sumter Courit House
on Friday, the 24t'dy of March 1848, tc
she ca'use, if any, wvhy the said administra.
tion should ndt be granted.
Given under my hand and seal, this Ut)
d a''offidarch,'t in the year. of ou
(L. a.) 1,nd eight hundred and
9f yty )n the 71st year ol
IS, 0. '. D.
M1ar. 8, 1 - 19 42t
20Wh Hleglneuit, iS. C, 14
Wu.ow GRovE, 29th 1848.
ORDER NO. 1.
An Election in hereby ordered to be holder
on Thursday, the 27th day of April next, foi
a Colonel of the 20th Regiment, S. C. M. tc
fi!l the vacancy occasioned by the prortotior
of Col, S. R. Chandler.
The commanders of Companies will ad.
vertise the same forty day' previous-call tc
their assistance two of their officers or'othei
coinpetent persons-hold the election in theii
companies at their usual parade ground
jneet. on Saturday, the 29th day of April nex1
at the Regimental parade ground, (Swim.
ming Pens,); count the votes and transmi
the result of the election to Head Quarters
JOHN C. RHAME,
L. Col. Com'g. 20th Reg. S. C. M.
P.8.-The polls to be opened at 10 o'clocl
A. M. and -close at 8 P. -M.
March 8, 1848. 19 2t
Wu.T.mAM M. DAvis,.takes this. opportu
nity of.informing the voters of Clarendon
that he iii no longer a candidate for Repre
sentative at the ensuing election; to m3
friends at. whome earnest solicitation, I coq
sonted to appear bofore the people, I can onl
say, that though I feel flattered by. thei1
nominaiion, I must. beg leav.e to decline the
honor they would confer on me.
March 8, 1848. 19 3t
The members of the Salem Board foi
Cross Roads, are hereby 'notified, that th<
Board will meet at James Lowry's, on the
third (33) Tuesday in March.
To .following persons were appointed al
the lot sitting of the Leawislature.-J. WV
Stuckey, Win. M1. Scott, JoIm J. Shawv, Ste.
phen Lacoste ,J. E. Witherspoon, M. E. Mul.
drow, W.k Muldrow, Ezekiel Keels, J. C
Rhamne, Rt. S, McFadden, S. E. D. Johnson
Jamies M. Baker, A. 11. Thompsona.
STEPHEN LACOSTE, 8ec'y.
-Salema Board Cross .Roads
Mt. Clio, March 0, 1848. 19 2t
Entetainment at thie Clar-.
The subscriber begs leave to inform hi
friends an~d the P'ublic generally, that ho har
opened a House of Entertainment, about
guarter of a mile from the Clarendon Depot
on the Stage Road, where he will be read:
to acconunodate customers by the 15:h3 inst
lie hopes by close attentioni to business, t<
give general satisfaction to all that may fa.
vor him with their custom.
March 0, 1848. 19 tf
Daniel Driggers tolls before me a blacla
horse, blind in the right eye; marked witI:
hrness; about fifteen hands high; twelve os
fifteen years old; appraised at Ten Dollars
The horse may be found at Mr. Driggers' er
theo road leading from Carter's crossing or
Scape O'er, to Camden.
A. SCARLBOROUGHI, Magistrate.
Sumnter Dist. Mar. 0, 1848.
Iloes? Hoes ?
A large assortment of Weeding Hoes on
hand, and for sale at Charleston prices~ by the
S~A. J. & P. MOSES.
(Kr N o t i e e -.-C
All persons indebted to the subscriber b3
Note or Account, are requested to come for..
ward and settle UP, and save cost.
March 1,1848. ... 18 2t
TO ALL WHOM IT MAY CONCE RN.
The ,.ubscribor takes this method of in..
forming all those who are indebted to him by
Note or Account, that if they do not come
forward and settle with him before return day
they will find their Notes, &c., in the hands
of J. B. N. Hamnmet, Esq. for collection.
JOHN M. HlODGE.
Feb. 23, 1838. 18 20
Jn pursuance of the provisions of the Acts
of the Genera) -Assembly in such casca made
and provided. There yvill be an Election
held at the usual places .of F~hection -for Char.
endon county, Sumter District, on Monday,
the 13th day of March next, for 'Ths, Collect
or for said county, to filli the vacancy occa
sioned by the removal from Sumter District,
of the late incumbent.
J. D. JONES, c. c. r'. a.
Office of Coin. Pleas,
Sum. Dist. Fch. 27. 1848 in 18 t