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THE INDEPENDENT PRESS |
IS I'UBLISUSD EVERY BAYUKDAY MOKNIfO.
9, O^EWOmPT, i Editor-.*
m. pdokjj1t, ) ?
Individuallike nation*, fail in nothing which
they boldly attempt, when tuttained by virtuous
purpotc, and determined resolution.?Henry Clay.
" Willing to praite, yet not afraid to blame."
Terms?One Dollar a Year, in Advance.
ABBEVILLE O. H.
SATURDAY, - *- ^OCTOBER 18, 1854.
The New York Citizen.
Tuk agent of this paper, who recently paid
us a flying visit, wo ore glad lo learn procured
a. handsome list of subscribers. To those who
dcsirffn Hew York paper, wo woald say band
your oamg and dimes to Mr. McBuyde, Postmaster
at this place, who ia now an authorised
V .-Chambers and Marshall.
W* take pleasure in asking attention to tho
new: advertisement of thia firnj. If any one
desires tobuv fine (roods at low prices, and pay
cash for them, he cannot do better than call at
2**o. 1 Granite Range, where Mr. Gray, the
very gentlemanly and obliging agent* will bo
found always ready to attend customers. In
brief, tho firm is an enterprising one; and, in
? pur judgment, the agent here is worthy of the
m m m
New Fall Qooda.
Wiek <k Millm^m-c now'*receiving their fall
fa nnd Winter supplies, to which tlioy solicit at.tijtttion.^This
f^rro is too w^ell known in Abbeville
District to need comraondation from us.
We gij^say.'^owever, that we shall glory in
seeing a vast increaso of trade to our little, un
' * .^assuming arf| Wi?g <fc Milleb receiving
jSim, A fall share of sucnlncroase.
'^/Toekb aro several advertisements, last weak
and this, in tho Prett, in addition to those of
the mercantile firms we have olsowhere alluded
which profitable reference may be mado.
The estate sale of tho late Jas. Lij^mat ; the
,?I/fethe'Farm School j-}Land and Mills for sale;
the card of our old friends Sitton <fe MoNcrrr;
tho sales of negroes by Esq. Hitter, and so
for|^j The public "Should always examine the
advertising coi'Oirins of a local paper carofully.
Aiken and Ninetv-Six Railroad.
The citizens of Edgefield village seem to bo
fully drouscd to a knowledge of their interests
in this matter. **We observed a week or two
since in the Advertiser, a notice that application
will be made to the Legislators to increaso the
.powers of the Town Council so as to give it the
right to subicribe twenty thousand dollars to
- 4ho Road.
We hope, to see Old Edgefield yot enjoying
the benefit* of a railroad to its village. Success
to the Aiken and Ninety-Six connection,
and every other railroad'that can bebuiltl
Thov will nil nnv if if I
? f'J | J ?V?.V.VM0.J Uiaua^cu j II
not in actual dividends, in indirect ways.
The Yellow Fever.
This disease is still raging in Charleston, Savanah,
and Augusta, though not quite bo fearfully
as heretofore. In fact bo many hare died,
and so many have fled, that thero is not the
population left for it to manifest bo awfully its
dreadful power to slay. The panic in Augusta,
ut its first approach, was unprecedented. We
? ? wtuiifi >rmuii maien mac not more
than livehundred white inhnbit&nta were left!
~ A great;" many,' have passed "through this
place on their return home to topper portions
of Georgia in order to avoid a passage by
Charleston and Atagusto. Frost, the ohly speciiic-,
villjoon we hope ptifc -ati end -to its ex
? ? The
Had we deemed a publication in the Prtu
of the prospectus of :this journal' likely to se*.
cure .to friend .XiABET any "material ai^," it
would have been our pleasure to give it For.
gutfalnoes alone prevented an allusion to it before.
But notes :of the Clafion have
greeted us, init^j(iYely n?'fit rain, that "we could
not forgetit noV-if "we ^ouM, and wjftuld no?
f we could.' 'Our fq/ppd, tbe^editor, .will find,
if he pursuss an independent >c0uftft- (and we
believe* he will 1 -diif?? --J
j( _ _.v^>uo nm uuw u?4, .
tlren sing his funeral Vbut iio-?nojf be alarmed*
^bed these things eodiVupon you,* for''.the
en<l is not yet."' "We venture this suggestion,(
because we havo walked the ropes long enough
to ibake the disco vety. > "' . m %
tion is published weekly, *a?l
O^^c. $2 00 per year. P. H."
, The-European War. ' -lj . -I
fseen li^e or pothing
; t * -.:' '" V^y~. ^yt 1 '^. 'J?? 'iT^?Sflffi*-?Lvjl
ar? tol^,v glVfce tftoO; we lia?d nothdaS^
liojf bis oppoacflt ^foJuJ* theYe. Oirtlio whole
Brooks Jo lcoMSF5jy%600 on 3000 majority.
So vte think. ' -, *
mosarh.' J. A. Wier, .G. R. MoCalla, J. P
KknSedt, A. JoAnson, and U P- Klcoh wen
elected Commissioners of the Poor for the nex
term. Ctk, A
Por. a full report of tho election, refer to th<
tabWin another^jglumn. It it a corroct exhib
it of tho state of tbe polls at the various pre
cincto in tho District
In Richland tlio con teat for "State Sonatu
was between Col. J. S. Pheston and Gcik J. II
Adams; the "former in favor of giving thoeloc
tion of Presidential Electors to the people, nn<
the latter opposed to it. Pkestox was electei
by a minority of 104, Tho oxcitemont has rui
higli for some months,' and from remarks at vn
rious times in the Carolinian, we fear tho puri
ty of tho ballot-box has suffered violence, I
has been more 'than intimated- that vqter
would be imported from adjoining Distriot
to help the good people of Richland' chooac i
Senator I Away .%ith such base' scrnniblini
for honors I He who would bay a vote isnnfi
for aitv office, and ho whp jrould sell .his vot<
should be deprived of the right he so basel;
Tho Charleston papers, for" the laet-^wo o
three daya, bavo been loaded with ^ardt; am
.communications in reference to the. Senatoria
election in that city. The excitement seems t
be considerably above fever .^fiat-^a1tno*t ex
plosive. Judge Fsost, M. G." BlOaoreAi ant
n If. n . a I J'J-i rru _ '
UUAiiLRa Jiicoctu woro me uauumaicv. x acre ap
peered in a late number W the Courier ninetcci
different cards, of various lengths, in. refcrehc
to the subject Po'r representatives there nor
no less than twenty different ticlceta published
Moedecai was the successful candidate for^tb
Senate. ^ Ilor m. Aisex was rc-elbctcd t
Congress without opposition.
Going into the* Woods.
The public generally, and the court, and tit
teens of Richland District * particularly^ hsr
recently been vory much edified by a Oram
Jury report which Was inado at the late sessioi
of the court in Columbia.
After discoursing for a few momenta upon th<
insecurity of the Richland'jail, the Jury, witl
seeming impatience to grasp hihger subject*
leaves that| and potances upon tko African^slar
trado?putting forth ah argument to show thi
expediency of reroponing that trade. ; NW w
have been in the habit tit thinking that -cunton
at least had made it the-duty "'of grand jurie
to merely report upon local affairs; but w
have either beon mistaken, or custom has gxv
en away to progress, and juries can now re
port upon any subject-State, or National. A1
though we are somewhat of a "progression is
ourseH yet we cannot go this move -^et'
can neither perceive the propriety~of the ,re
opening of the slave trade nof of th^.grtln<
jury availing itself of Iho privilege it enjo}-!
to report thereon." The-first wo shpll not her
iu,bcuij)i 10 argue, ine tiling 1148- long Bine
been settled, and settled by the Southern people.
It was they who" first proposed its discon
tinuance, and we hope never to seo thorn roadi
to undo the work which theym then dl?I> ?Ani
as to the last, it sounds to us A good dent Kk<
politics coming from the palpit; and thcro i
nothing which we more heartily dctosl'than t<
soe a preacher take thejstand to prcnch the gos
pel of tlie Redeemer, and launch off Into poli
11 r?a Wn /?/> n<-vf nni?a a fir? '* ?
..?. I. v va*? a 11^ nuouiivv UU I t'llCt
our political faith or not, it is all tiio same. Thi
custom is becoming quite prevalent at*tin
North. Abolition seems to bcr the cardinal re
ligious doctrine in many of^tlffe jralpitharangvic
there; and especially since the pubge of th<
Nebraska-Kansas bill. Npr have we o
South Carolina been wholly exempt from thi
nuisance. *(Jl few.years ago, whan . cxmtemen
was high -in this State, we hiyj the aatisfactioi
(?) of hearing several section sermons, u mi
ny co oporation ono*. aud^ne or two Uaion di?
oourjics frQm .the tMu;rod desk. Oh on* ocoasioi
tho Cbw*V?ot.'bfcth9'Stoto lufd appointed a dai
of faatir^5?aild^pray^3,^.Thft>p?tor of a certaii
congregation,W^&MgTo observe the day witl
appropriate ooler^kitie*,.- and not being wel
versed in.politic*. wu sorely puzzled what t<
preach?nerer for onco", it eeoined, dreaming
that tie might preach Cueiston all occasions, and
leav e pplitics for tiio press and the stamp. Wt
e#w the reverdn^ gent Ionian in search of sonv
secession. speeches fr<Mn which to concoct i
mess for ihoJ?fre<?^ent; okb^^iouaffook thai
day. It wm not oa^'priviieg^ -to witness th<
feedirig-t>f the-lambs oif'that occasion, but w<
Jeaeaed that jKMtfetj&ihefn had forgotten th?
j&ep!iei^T? v^j^l. So'it is always when the
I The Methodlit Book OoLoern. \
, In a late numjber of jUjo l?nahril]e Christian
I Advocate s?e find no article giving* an account
of the action pf'tho committee In Meprd to tho
location of tlio Southern Mcthodiat Book Con
cx * .
vc-ru ; - \ v
s The first, and perhaps tho most important
t net, was -the securing ?qC"? Jot of ground on
which to locate the publishing house. Alter a
thorough examination of tho Various pi a cos pro3
posed,.tho Board selected a lot on the publio
squaiw.nortb of tho City lIotel,.and only soparatea
from it'by au alloy. Tho lot prosonta a
handsome front on the pubjlo. square, and extonds
back to the river; then90 it runa north,
r making au L, fronting- ou'Brldgo street On
the rear of Itlio lot, ana immediately on'the bluff
of tho river, tliefa-ia eroctcd a very iargo and
substantial building, four stories high, made of
' massive stono wort and brick, covered with
1 coppljr, all nearly now.^ This; with aomo alight
modifications, it is beHcv^, will be admirably
t%Anr\?aA m?niifanf!ii>tni9 iSitPtuviAi Tlio 4*>Avif.
has two Lories, which are iu wca ropair, and
* will answer for snlf roonis, officc*, .Vc., for tho
t proeont, btit will in a' short time bo superceded
s by a new building,- suited to the wants o! the
8 establishment. Possca-Mon will be given during
the approaching fall, and iri^liroo we hope to
x erect tne macKiner^fcb.,' to bogra to woHt early
5 in Jantian\ Wo aro pleased to say tbat the
t citisen# of Noshville are displaying much lib
erality in subscriptions towards the purchase
B ?jid inv-avemeni buildings- Tliey -jrill
Y meet tuu reasonable expectations of tbo mem?
bero of the Qeneral Conferrerco, who confided
r inlheir generosity by locatiug tho publishing
. house in their midst.
The agents have made contraot with a most
' responsible and elegant book binder, who will
o tako charge of that department of the establishK
ment.'.--They bavo likewise contracted for preasj
oa arj.d other rfcachiDcrv for the various deparknviflUoli.toready,
in duo tirapv ?0 wo
hope before mnjoy month* to see the publishing
0 house of the-Southern Cliurch'in fall and sue
e cesatul operation. " '
'The Agents li&ve beforo them an qnerous
work, lu the present scattered condition of
- thrir affairs, it will require titno and much la0:
bor to adjust nn<l put into systematic operation
9 the vasfc inachiuery whidh tnoy are to manage.
The Church, therefore, and tho public should
not bocojne iwpati&at, but they should quidtly
await their movomepts, which will, we can assure
those interested, bo prosecuted with vigor.
e Tue National Bast Show,?The Nn'tionkl
j Baby Show took place at Sprlngfiold,'Ohio, on
the 5tt* inst," and attracted an immense concourse
of visitors. There was oao hundred and
twenty babies enterod for tho premiums,
e . Tho"(iretpremium, for the finest baby, 2 years
, old or under, is a tea set, with salver, valued'at
, $800. , .
The second premium, a to a act* valued at
c #200. , ! .'I
9 Tho third premium for the finest child undor
'p 1 V?ar of o&T, ifcptirie o4 ?200.
' The fourth pteqrfum for the second finest, Parian
ranrblo group. . . ' _
8 Tho first premium wa? awarded to Mr?.Rorao
ner, of Vienna, Ohio ; tho .second to Mrs. Mc.
Dowell, of Cincinn ati; the third to Mn,; Arthur
* Canton, of Philadelphia; tho fourth to Mrs.
* Henry IIowc, of Cincinnati. ~
A letter from Fanny- Fern was read for the
OfTctftieatioO of-fcll conaerneJ.
D Letter# were also reoeived from Mrs. Swishelm,
"Mrs. Mott and Horace Greeley. The latter
' thought that much attention should be given to
* the development ofthehurruvn ooaotitution in
i this coiintry, where able-bodied m$n are Hold
e at from $500 to $1,500.
Mrs.- Mutt thought that the black babies
should be admlttoa. ' . Among
the exhibitors was an old woman
- who camc with her seventeenth child. Sho
f cluiirfed a premium on that ground.
' Mb. Soulk and the Spanish Revolution.?The
0 Paris correspondent of the New York Tribune
> Soon nfter the Revolution broko xnit in Spain,
Mr. Soula left witli !.!
jonrncy of plcnapro to the Pyrenees. Sfolvillo
Soule, eon of. tro-Ministcr, and Attache Interne
t of the Legntioh, was despatched by his father
s to Paris and. Londo:t with sonic despatches for
tho Legations in those cit'es and also for Washington.
Ho leaves, Paris to day. to join the fain'
ily in tho Pyrenees. In regnra to Mr. Soulo's
s views on the pending question, I may be peri.
uiittcd to say this much, tlist since Eepnrtero
f has cqmo into power ho bos jio hopoo of a favorable
settlement of tho Cnban question,
9 unless aided by decisive (neasui'cs on tho part
t of-tfie Government nt-Washington. He* does
i not Bel??*e that the Qaoen can hold her power
long, ?nd;1ias st^ng faith In the-ultimate succua
of th? IUihiMimii ??
f it 4b not anticipated thiit tinder the present
j' regime any will he made.
' Served IIim Right.?A gentleman living in
1 town was on his way to church, a few Snbbatlis
j since, accompniiied "by his wife, 'when he was
met by a most miserable drnnken rowdy named
* Bill ^orria,Iiviogthrao or four miles from town,
' who, without thc( least provocation, used the
s rpost indecent and obscone lanmiofipe." Tim rn*.
)i cal wb4 on horseback at the time find escaped
l the eastigation which he so veil deserved.?On
. Saturday Jnst, howfcver, lie imprudently van'
tured into town, and the gentleman alluded to
! learning of his presence, forthwith proceeded
, in search of and found him in the Court House,
j where with a hickory stick b6 administered,
with a right good -wftl, merited ehoatisotaent.
' After a good beating, the scoundrel finally took
t to. his heals and, fairly distanced .hia pursuer.
' l? k6?1* nitu"
^^/.AW^vvaoLrnoRMT ,U*T*cri?>.?Tho /sckson
v piljiyitfercflry. st?t?itH*i ? short time since
[ 4K? xrss elated Principal of U?o Public
" Softool* of 'tliis ?bjri - Reeeatly A' JetUr?r*? d?ofta^thb
. ?nydireoticm whaUr^n,
, postmaster, opened Ihq letter to ascertain to
^ .wbooi^beloncecl It was from this BmcHse,
- ?4<1 was found to effhtafti the most infsmoas
Return of General Elections i
- 4 i
PQ CD a
Abbeville C. H. 178 99 288
Warrenton 17 4 21
Lowndsville 139 12 122
Cnllahnm's 81 2 31,
Calhouu's Mills 85 41 63
Bradley's 64 19 49
Whitehall 34 8 21
Greenwood 137 40 jjj
"Woodville 23 11 16
Deadfall 12 3 jj
ficafflntowii 14 14 27
Trible's 126 10 104
Smith villo 12 C 12
Frazicraville 44 12 41
money roint 6 9
Mosoloy's 83 10 48
Cothron'a 35 8 30
Duo West 48 9 49
Cokesbury 99 35 103
?>pcod's 14 14
LoncCanc mills 31 6 27
Bordeaux 28 16 25
Mt. Hill 9 14 18
Donald's Store 40 28 61
Kinety-Six .71 21 67
Total . *888 437 1821
Mikerai; String Discovered.?It affords us
pleasure to be able to announce at last that a
mineral springliosbecn discovered in thisneighborhood
which is thought by many to possess
active sanative properties. How it was fir?t
brouirllt to notice WH llsrn nnl hnnn in(nrin?il
Suffice it to Bay that several gentlemen, laboring
under dyspepsin, kidney affootionn, Ac.,
have tried it for?everc.l weeks and have experienced
This spring i? situated about a milo and r half
from our village on a corner of Capt. James
Sheppard's land. The public may expect to
hear more of it, unless sensible and" candid men
have been cgregiously "sucked in." But-this
we do not apprehend.?Edgefield A&vertiter.
A writer in a Western-paper maintains that
man is spoeios of galvanic battory, and that
his diseases arise from disturbed maznotie nc
tion, nnd hen-? tlmt all existing sjstoms of
modicine aro wrong inprinciplo; the truo remedy
consisting in regulating vital aotion, not
by administration of drugs or lcctricnl appliances,
but simply by the inhalation of increased
quantities of oxygen or nitrogen gas along with
atmospheric air?.iecor&iii? to the jharaeter of
the sedative disease?which will exercise a
speedy stimulating or sedative cffcct upon the
system, and be fonnd applicable alikoto cholera
or consumption, fevers or inflammations.
Rowawat Caught.?Under the foregoing caption
the Western Texan has the following:
There is now in our city a nefiro man. bo
longing formerly, we believe, to a Mr. Gordon
of Toxas. lio is a hoalthy man, nnd in
tho prime of life. IUHb-been m Mexico two
yenm, and says lie of tho Lieutenants
of Wild Cat* Like all' others who live there,
he has a poor opinion of the eountrj- and laws.
Many negroes aro leaving Mexico and coming
to Ti-xns to keep from starvation.
Slavery in Illinois.?A letter from Illinois to
to the Charleston Courier speaks of nn enterprise
whicii appears to he on foot in that State
to reiteal the clause of tho State Constitntion
whicii prohibits slavory. and to tako a direct
vote Of tho people on the question of establishing
slavery. He says that those engaged in tho
movement have already been sounding public
nuntiment on the subject, and find it singularly
favorable, nnd in order to insure its succcss,
he ursres Southern men to emiirratp tr> IllinnU
inprferonce to Kansas or Nebraska.
The salaries in the DonartmenU nt Washington,
with the mileage and per di??tn of membere,
amounts to $1,854,636. $1,300,000 are net down
for t ho pay, mileage and other contingent expenses
of the two Housc-s?or *4,000 per member
?bosides eighty thousand dollars for printing
for nort of tnc last session; and over two hundred
thousand dollars more for books voted and
distributed to members of Congress. There ore
thousands more for reporting tho debates in the
^ashington papers. The judicial expenses of
wto uuTcritiiivub run wcu on 10 a minion ot
Death or the Famous Dow, Jr.?Mr. Snm.
Nichols, editor of?tlie New YoYk Sunday Mercury,
fell from a railroad car last Tuesday morning,
autf was enuhed under the wheels. Death
ensued in a short timo. Mr. Nichols woe a native
.of England, hut liad resided for a long
New Yorlr.'-J^lj^re ,ho made friend*.
As a liumorous writer he was quite ee!ebrate<L
He was tbo original "Dow, Jr., and bis "Shrirt,
Patent Sermous" liavo had an oxtensive circulation.
To Make Bebf Tender.?-Those who have
?t/i u uunu vuoir vecui, in rnasiigftling poor
old tough cow beof, will bo glad to learn that
common carbonate of sods will be found a rem*
edy for the evil. Cut your steaks the day before
using into slice* about two inches thick,
rub over a small quantity of soda, wash off
next morning, cut it into suitable thickness and
cook to notion. The same process will answer
for foVR logs of mutton, as. Try it> all who
love delicious tender'dishes of meat
The citizens of Home, Georgia, with a few
individual evMDtiona. tava the fiouri?r nf
place, hare signed petition praying the I
council to t*x city property mfflcient to raise
tile amount of'4100,009 for the construetion of
a Railroad to the AifcWmna line ia tbe.direction
of Jaaksonville, Alabama. Tho prospect of
currying into execution tlio design of building
the roild^iif ?t'till* timvevery'flattering indeed,
'Dritx nk to Ui K*n*. ?Tl>? sop port by Mr.
Kenr,' Ot North Carolina* of the Kansaa bill at
WO; l*fe. session Or Congress seems to be warmWSgBBKwgBuw;
fact that the'eiti*enrf of Caswell eoantj, %ritU>
ojit distinction M party;, hare,tendered to him 1
the coujpiimont of a public dinner, in teetimpny '
o* tkajrepprobaUop qf Wa oonrse on^Ije No
lia to uctober Oth, ono.tfaoa?aitd two hundred i
od thirty-eight dollartWfliV reeetred at the !
office of the wonuuHfeft '?Of -ihi?, $300 were f
1 ' ' ^ H'" ' ""r
In Abbeville, October, 1854. H
S E "a a * _?
1 g 2 ? 3 4 w,
,2 Ji ? ? o V
H H W E-? 55 7
OOl oorv ioi ao am i^ta
"*t *" * OO iil |IV ...
17 21 12 1 12 17
124 114 131 110 101 82 t\U
? 88 80 28 15 17 b,e
77 101 65 .107 86 57
87 66 45 16 JV 66
26 88 85 27 25
,105 160 155 85 183 61
30 80 28 80 23 o -1
5 !2 13 2 14 ?
7 22 25 21 22 10 A '
80 123 08 64 81 102 . (
11 10 14 4 11 11 ^ '
,0 tQ Ot ftl 1A CJ ]
*** U6 Ol 41 \?t U* j |
6 10 14 I 8 6 ]
62 81 76 65 49 74 jh
28 39 82 20 18 28 ,
84 60 44 24 17 80 '
49 90 182 v7* ?5 84
7 11 1# ...? 7 9
2 24 83 2S 24 81 no
31 40 85 22 25 27 Y<
11 18 14 15 18 8 ed
12 . 84 60 61 44 28 50
48 67 17 66 40
1074 1483 1387 916 1182 976 ^
Tho Washington Star finds that the aggregate
amount of fees received at the cooftulates and
commercial Agencies of the United States (two "X
hundred and twenty in Dumber) araouuted in 1
1852 to $lo3,U>6, and in 1858 to $149,147, on
an average of about $678 to ea?b consulate.
We fiud that twenty-ecvenonly are worth over
#0 AAA !. . T J ? -1 . T1 an I
I p.,vuv, IU. uncr|iuui fit,lDV ; ivio iz,zz<>;
Havana &,914; Havre 6,566; Alexandria 4,000;
Paris 5,210; Glasgow 4,802 ; St. Thomas 5,000;
Trinidad and its agencies 4,216; Valpariso 3,295;
Zurich 3,039; Bremen 8,215; Honolulu
2,074; Tangier, Tripoli and Tunis 2,800 each;
Leeds and agenpics 2,772; Antwerp 2,617; Calcutta
and agencies 2,291; Panaai? 2,289; Lahaina
2,084; Ponce and its agencies 2,212; A
Bordeaux 2,204; Dundee 2,184; Shanghai 2,- ^
103; Canton 2,148; Bristol 2,027. Eight are ^
worth between 1,500 and 2,000, via: Belfast
1,995; Kingston 1,538; Nassau 1,788; Mar- Pl
scilles 1,686; Aix la Chapel 1,772; BaUe 1,569;
Buenos Ayrcs 1,670; Talcnhnano 1,539. The ?
eleven following' are worth from ?1,000 to 1,500,
viz: Amo}*, Fuh, Chau, Ningno, Halifax,
Naples, Leipsic, Port ou Prince, rictou. Cape
Ilnytion, Tampico and Aspiowall. Thirty are ^
worth from (500 to 1000 ; sixty-four aro worth 1
from $100 to 500, and eicrhtv more either return I
no fees or aro worth lesslhan $100. From these of
several amounts, each consul pays the rent of W
his office, clerk hire, and wages of his servant*, al
if he can afford to have them. Al
Brownlnw, of Knoxville, after an article an- .
nouncing tlio declino of the cholcra there, ndda ? 1
the following: "Since writing the above, we J;
wero informed of two new cases of sickncss in
a brick houso In the west end of town. We w<
have been there and inspected them minutely. ^
Add to their imprudent living and eating the Vj
unexampled filth of the houso and fnmily?the
manure, vermin and horrible scent of all concerned,
and if Providence were not to kill them .
off, those of ns who try to be decent would
have grounds to complain of bad treatment.
?r? r.-t. j?I ?- * *
iv piouiKb invir avaiu oy mo time our paper ' "
goes to press." " ho
The market. th!
AnnEviLLK, Oct. 6.?Cotton ranges from
6 to 8. 'Storm cotton" cominouding low
Columbia, Oct. 4.?Cotton ranges from 7
to 8j. !
Tiie following persons .have paid their subscriptions
to the Independent Frets for the rj^
current year:? ill.
it uowie, Koaciusco, Miss tl?<
Tlios J A4ams, Edgofield C II SC ^
Pat rick Heffernan, Greenwood, " to
E H Chamberlin, " nn
John TTurnball, Walton's Ford, Ga
Jolin Cotliran, Mill Woy, S C da
E II Bell, Diamond Hill, " wl
Col S.C Christie, Edgefield OH " gr
J M Brown, Storeville, " Gi
F M Kay, " ..
M O McCaslan, Calhoun's Mill*, "
G II MeCalla, Cherokeo Heights, "
M Jamison (6 mont&s) Fowler's Crock, "
W BSingloton, (0 months) >" "
C H K?niWC. II?mhiii?? " "
Boyd, Fafryiew, ?
Hon D L WurdliiTr, Abbenllo CH ?
" A McCaalan, Loner Cane, ?? .
Jonathan Jordan, Whitehall, ? A
Thoa Hawthorn, Mt Hill, <
A A Pinaon, Swansey'e Ferry, ? , Wade
H Robertson, Cokesbnry, . ?r
Wm Graham, ? *' hi?
II D Jlcdlock, Centre Point, Aft
Jamea Mills, (by J 8 Robinaon) Union Milla, Oa Trt
F M Brooks, Warrenton, r r
8 A Wilson, Whitehall, . ?
L J Wilson, AbbevtHsOH - ? r
Wm F Walker, Harriabnrg. <> _
now A wnson, wnrrenton, ?
W Motes, Greenwood, ?
JosS Brittv Sandorer, - - ? A
John T Wallace Mt Hill,
W P Sullivan, Harrfrbprg, ? . hi t
JosCSMrighV ?anUr?v -v-llte'W?
E Johnson, Mill vay, .<? 'is-i* V- ^
T C Lipsoombe, Greenwood, ,?i;i T?w
Sfc" <* .> ? :j
SlBGMiyd&hf-Cokaibury, . ' ^ ^
John Gr?j, AbbetiHeC H.
SJCulJflliam. Dn* Vml ' ' " 1S*v|iiSi
4 T W?kon, Columbia,
Pastor G de Cbave*. Coiumbla. . ? JJJ.
; mii %
rearf?lIy fatn 1 of all diMates, <ex?ept ?p2d?cpr. ??*!
???? *>091, ?? rtwgwof this W;.
W* dettroy^be >?H*' ?*g
>roJaced by ? :ordin.ry cold^ (For.Co?gh^
. VA ? - ?.
_ ..I * * , i ? t
M a FAU,k WETTER '
AT WIEa & MILLSTL'll Kmn
ABBEVILLE 0. H. $
[7"E are now receiving our Fall* took of
Rich and Elegant Family Drjr Good*,
yliich wo take great pleasure in iuviting the
sntion of all in want of Cheap Goods auitato
season ; such as
PERSIAN CLOTHS,(all wool,)
English and Frqneh MERINOS,
Fancy colored and Blaclc SILKS, *
ALPACAS, CALICOEE&GINOAA6IS, 4c.
\no lot of BONNETS, RIBBONS, ARTIFICIAL
FLOWERS, HOSIERY, Ac.
rery largo stock of NEGRO SHOES- HT.AV.
SETS, Georgia PLAIN9, Ac. p.
fine stock of Beobe's IIATS ancj CAPS, the
latest etylcs. \
e largest and best solectcd stock of READYMADE
CLOTHING, Coats, Pants and Vests,
wc have ever offered in this market, and to
which we call particular attention.
1 the above articles, and a great many more
t mentioned, are direct from tlie cities of New
>rk. Philadelphia, and Boston, and aro offeras
low as thoy can Be sold in this markets
WIER & MILLER.
October 10, 1851 28 Sw
[EW FALL GOODS,
AT CHAMBERS & MARSHALL'S
CHEAP CASH 8TORT5
Ho. 1 Granite Range, Abbeville O. Bf.
X7E are now prepared to show a Urge and
1 T well assorted stock of
New Fall Goods,
>roprising the Intest stvloi in
EMBROIDERIES, Ac., Ac.; also,
LADIES' GAITERS and SHOES.
Wo would respectfully invite an inspection
' our Negro Goods?GEORGIA PLAINS,
ERSEYS, BLANKETS, nnd OSNABURGS.
Iso, a large assortment of BRQ&ANS; all of
hicli we are now selling at Columbia and
larlcston prices, for CASH only.?
anters would do well to give us a q?U before
Oct. 10, 1854 28 8m
DVJE3 'WJB3iBTr? '
>Y Permission of the Ordinary of Abbeville
3 District, will be sold at tho late residence
James Lindsay, deceased, on Tuesday-and
ednesday, the 7th and 8th of November next,
1 the Personal Property of said deceased in
bbcvillo District, consisting, in part, of
30 Likely Jfegroes,
nong whom there is n good House Carpenr,
somo superior House Servants, Cooks,
ashcra and Ironcrs; also able-bodied and
311 trained Field Huoda.
16 head Horses and Mules8 yoke well broke
cen, large nnd likely; together with a lafge
>ck of Cattle, Hogs and Sheep.
Cotton, Corn, Wheat, .Oat*, rodder, Ac..2
Road Wagon?,2 two-horso Wagons, 8 Carta.
Family Carriage, 3 Buggies; together with
rming Tools of nil kinds, a large lot of Carnters
Tools, Blacksmiths' Tools, <kc., <ko.
Several thousand well burned Brick, llotiaeld
and Kitchen Furniture, and maily other
ings not here picntioned.
Terms made known on ilnr nf ??1?* '1
j/i. bonder"' i ?| ._
L. T. LINDSAY, f Aam "
October 6, 1854,, - 28 4w >:;
THE STATE OF S&UT.H CAROLINA,
Abbeville District.? Citation,.. ?,,
7 llEftEA?, James': Cason Has applied
' V to nVe for Letters of AdminiittnUoii
all and sjncular the goods and chattel*.
?hU and credits of IJcnjnmin A. Cason", Ikt<j of
o District nfore?aid, decoaaed: Thfcso "are,
erefora to ??ifo and -1
e kindred and creditors of the said dec'wucd,
be and appear leforo mc, ut oar next Ordi-"
jryV Court for the said District, tp be l?olden
Abbeville Court House, on tW twcntttlktth
y of October instant, to shotremise, Hf rfny, .
ly tho said administration should oot>.uo "
anted. 'v ? v
ven under my hand and.se jI, (life eleventh
day of October, In the year oC our Lofd?ne
thousand eight huiidrea and flfty-fout\. and
in the seventy-ninth year of American ftidepcndcncc.
WILLIAM HILL, 0. A. J).
Oct IS 8S: .v- aw
. Superintendent andTeaehcrofiho LETHE
L* PARMecmOOL will Weloo^d.onThnrer%
the td November n ext. Tho salary cf tbo
mer Is six hundred dollars per. UA?n.
family, if small, boarded, Ac. ^he hUM
-bo Teacher is three hundred and flf^ asp
s. For farther particulars, aftplr to tha
istces or tho Secretary.
)ct 12, 1854. 23 8wr '
FWAL settlement of tbo Pereo^^EsUt?
jtf^'w&aSKISr^SF 9 lirs