OCR Interpretation

Edgefield advertiser. (Edgefield, S.C.) 1836-current, May 28, 1840, Image 3

Image and text provided by University of South Carolina; Columbia, SC

Persistent link: http://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn84026897/1840-05-28/ed-1/seq-3/

What is OCR?

Thumbnail for

TfHURSDAY, MAYf 28,-1840.
To the Members oJ the Stale Convention of
the Baptist :Denonination, in SouL
DeariBrethr:The President of the Board
ofrTrusteesof-the Furman Institution, has re
cently inforned me, that the afiaits ofr he. Eng
lish and Classical department have ndergorie
such a change, since the annual meeting of the
Convention, as to render an Extra Session -of
the Convention indispensably necessary.
From the statements that he makes in his coi
munication,I fully concur with him in opinion.
I have, therefore, consulted the Board of A
gents oftheConvention on the subject, at whose
instance I am authorised to call extra mcetings
ofthe Body. The Members of this Board-con
cur with me in the opinion, that such a meet
ing sould be called on the present occasion.
Thus authorized, I do now appoint 10 o'
clock in the morning ofMonday, the 6th lay of
July next, as the time, and the scite of the fn
stitution, three miles fronWinnsborongh,as the
place, at which the Memcrs of the State Con
-vention of the Baptist Denomination in S. C.
are requested to assemble in Extra Session,
on the affairs of the Furnan nsti-tution. And,
.as the interests of the Denomination -and the
cause of God, imperiously require that the
meeting be held, I doearnestly and affection
ately. entreat every member of the Body to be
:present at the time a ointed.
President- -of the Convention.
The Biblical Recoriler, and the papers of this
State, are requested to give this notice one or
'more insertions, as it concerns the interests of
religion and science.
"A South-CaroUnian" is received, and shal
appear in our next.
RAIN.-On the 24th inst. several heavy
showers of rain, accompanied by thunder
and lightning, fell in this District. The
rain continued for a considerable part of
the 'night. It fell also on Monday and
-unceasingly on Tuesday. The weather
'for several days, was very cool and uncom.
We copy to clay, from the H1amburg
Journal, an interesting account of the lay
ing of the Corner Stone of the Wiarehouse
of the American and German Trading and
-Insurance Company, at Hanburg, on Mon
day the 18th inst. We hope to see the
.day, when Old and New Hamburg will be I
-closely united by a commercial bond,which
-cannot but prove advantageous to both
-these towns.
The Whigs of Georgiaare making nigh
ty-eforts to carry the State, for Geucral
Harrison. They literally cram the mails, a1
with publications in his favor. These are h
-scattered far and wide. It behooves the C;
Democrats to bestir themselves, or they Ji
may suffer a defeat. The Whigs of Au- of
gusta, especially, are .usin. their utmost til
efforts to advance their cause. Two liar- "i
risou papers, "the Reformer," and "the
Log Cabin," are now publithed at that
We have received the Pro-apectus of the &
.3rd Volume of the Augusta (Ga.) Mirror, be
to be published weekly. We give it a
.place in our columns to-day. A number
-of the Mirror, accompanied the Prospec
tus. The one before us, contains Selec- dir
'tpd Tales, Passages fron the journal of a to
Ruraliz.er, Desultory selections, Celebra- O
+ion of May day, at Waynesborough, Ga.
-1840, Music, Ilke-try, and MlisceJlany, &c.
We. hatve -ott a fur-iter occasion, recomn-tt
.:iendedl t he A'l irror tn thIe pat ron age of the
i'.lbbt, and ie againa do so, withI pleasucre.-- co
:Sub..cipctioncs received at this Ohice.
,Pcjsswes-rTA. PniEsENTs. Anxtwg the calgo SI
'of the al.1 t-cart ship Sutltace are twvo Arablianc a~n
hrea ceme orojo ofruses, a package ol cash. dii
mere shawls, a Persiacn rug, a small bcox of reg
Pearls, a sword andu five demijohnts, conttents att
-.nknown-atll presents fromr the Sutan to 31r. of
Van Buren.--M e York paper. the
Rea;lly, t hero is sonte pleasure in being ing
Prcsidenct of the United States, notwith-| wit
-stamalinig the constant " l'eltings of the piti 4
*Icss" Whigs What fine presents does one the
.ra that elevated oflice, receive? -Would befi
iso heaven, thtat some Potentate, Or fair anc<
'lady,or any body would make us, a presenct! ol~ti
We do not care partictularly for the war- an
vhorses, or the sword. We have no use for whoc
themn at this time. But we would he de- 1eet
lighted with a case of Otto of Roses, for '
our toilet, a nice little Persian rug for our m
study, and though we are very temperate, ~
we would by no means, object to the Demri- Hi
johns-especially, if they coctained irst WA
r-ate old Mladeira. poul
NarcIIEz-Trhe Free Tratder speaking gron
of the destruction caused by the late totr-H
nado at that place, says, "the loss of mer- I
chaudizse, goods of various kinds, and fur- j
niture destroyed, is at least foutr tmillions- He~
-nakting the entire loss of propermy near ilu
five millions of dollars." Ie
We refer our readers to the Prospectus li
.of tbe Southerner, a Democratic paper pub- lO
Jlished at A ugusta, Ga. by Guieni & Thorn- lio
-son. As wvill be seen, it is intended to HoI
.correct the misrepresentations made by HO
the Whigs, against Mr. Van Buren. It gathe
is worthy of patronage. Subscriptions He
received at this office. Ho
The motto of the Bachelor's Button, is, WVI
The happiest lht that cer can be (iid, yottr
Is alneays to court, and nerer to ieed. W I
Our motto is a better one, youtr
Iloic scrtced is hc wcho (eads siuch a life' l
As al tays to court, and ne'erfind a icLIe mad e
W h
Messrs. Weir & Raiford are making ar- mmde
rngements to publish a Hlarrison paper t
at Columbia, S. C. They have issued \4h
a Prospectus. ot
. .n.-Out'upon thee May, fur a col
clangeable -maiden! We have praise,
thy natchless beauty-thy gentleness, ii
bright, cheerful look, and a thousand name
less charms, which a lover is wont to as
cribe to the goddess of his idolatry. W<
have dis'piaised thy sister April, whont
some admire, and have exalted thee abovt
her. How hast thou requited-us? Like
some maidens that we wot of, when we
hnWe paid .our court to thee, thou hast
looked coldly upon us! Instead of smiles,
thou has given us frowns!
Thou hast not been like the May of the
poets, ever bright and gently warm-with
skies of cloudless blue, and breezes
" Like -the -sweet South
That breathes upon a-bank ofviolets,
-Stealing and, giving oaor."
Thou bast too much resemtiled 'the wild
and stormy March,
"With wind, and cloud and changing skies."
ladt thou continued so chary of thy
smiles, we would have -ceased to praise
thee, at least for a twelve-month. But
thou hast given us some bright sunny days,
and delicious nights, such as we dream of
in Arcadian climes. For a brief time,
May was herself again. In a few days
more, and thou wilt join the months who
wear the name of Spring, and stern old
Winter and "the years before the flood."
We will not indite verses to thee as thou
departest, but we will borrow some lines
from Percival a native poet, who has sung
thy return to northern climes.
[feel a newer life in every gale ;
The winds, that fan the flowers,
And with their welcome breathings fill the sail,
Tell of serener hours,
Of hours that glide unfelt away
Beneath the sky of May.
rhe spirit of the gentle south-wind calls
I'ron his blue throne of air.
Ind where his whisperiig voice in music falls
Beautv is limadtding there;
The bri;ht ones if the valley break
Thir slumbez, and awake.
['he waving verdnre rolls along the plain,
And the Wide irest wcavnes,
70 welcome back its playful mates again,
A canopy of leavesr
And firoum its darkened shadow floats
A gush of tritibling notes.
airer and brighter spreads the reign of May-;
The tresses of the woods
Vith the light dalling of the west-wind play,
And the Cull b'inaning floods,
As irladly to their goal they run,
Hail the returning sun.
The editor of the Savannah Telegraph,
: Administratton paper, announces that r
1will publish a weekly paper to be
tiled the "Democrat," by the middle ofd
tie next, or sooner, should subscribers
l'r. It will support the election of Mar J
i ran Buren for the Presidency, and sl
i be continued until the close of the r
esidential contest. I1
It is rumoured, that the author of the e
morous Pickwick papers, Oliver Twist, (1
. has becomo n maniac. This may a
so, for re
'Great wit and madness oft are nearallied," in
Wm. Al. Price the celebrated abscon- m
ig Government defaulter, has returned t
N. York. IHe declares that he does not re
e the Government a penny.
We call the attentioni of our rearders, to
subljoin~ed upon this subject, which we
>y from an exchange paper: a
\otctJIrUatAL CEysus.--Utder the p1
for tatking the census ttr thme United the
tes, the Marshals are required to muake sht
enummeration, of the agricultural pro- mi
is of the cottntry. It is greatly to be pel
retted that, thts was not thoutght of :
he beging n. In the "Cultivator"
Ilarch we findi the intterr'ogatories which
Mar sitals are directed to putt, respect--r
the stock and crops for the year 18i39, lor
ch we publish for the timely informa- Li
of all. It is recommended to escry ant
ton who will have answers to ntake the
e inquiries, to set dlown at his leisure, on
re the oflicer shmall muake his appear-'
, and prepare a caref'ul and exact list oni
te items wvhich, enter into the cenumer'- tere
3, both to lie sure of bieing correct, wit
to expedite the labtors of thme Mlarshatl, the
begitis lisk tour it Jttne niext. Recol- toi
that is for the year 1839. ge
'h-at is t he mmtttber of your horses and the
uiv many neat cattle have you? W.
Div many sheep?an
:>w many swine? po
hat is the estimated value of your '
ry of all kinds? p
v manty bushels of wheat did youh
'i 1839! fli
w many bushelsof barley? fwere
I manty bushels of oats ?y
umv many bushels of rye?vai
4w nmany btushels of buckwheat ? arnd
'i many bttshels of Indian corn ? ter r
wv mtany pouds of wool? its
wv matny pouds of hops I ?
wv many pondts of wvax ? edl b
wv many bushels of potatoes? tie
wv many tontS of hay ? of ag
wv many tons of hemp and flax ? cans
w many pounds of tobacco ? for hb
wv many pounds of rice ? Ri
wv atany pounds of cotton have you socie
wv muany pounds of silk cocoons ? millis
wv many hounds of sugar ? chanl
wv many cords of wood have you sell,
at is the value of the products of life..
iairy? .it
at is thte value of the products of speci'
rchard ? E
-t matty gallons of ine have youorp
att was theo value of yottr home- societ
>r famdy~l goodsIctt
at was the i'alnte of thte products of not ft
uarket gardetn in l839 1 ?
rat was the v'altecof the products of retma
ttrserv and green housec ? of s.
Mr. Editor:
As the following remarks may nevei
have come withih the notice of many ol
your readcrs, they will perhaps be a sub
ject of some interebt to somic of them,
at least to that class embraced under the
head of w6oers or wooed. They are
founded upon the question, -What con
stitutes a betrothment!"
1. A matrimonial engagement, does
not consist inl any of the civilities or courte
sies of life which a gentle.man may extend
to a lady.
It is not unfrequeuily the case, howev
er, that these are mistaken for declarations
of love, and announcement is made at
once, that such persons are engaged.
Such is the imprudence of friends, often
and more frequently of the lady .herself,
that the common politeness, and attent'ion
which are ever due between the sexes,
are construed into proposals, for matritno
ny, and a young gentleman hears a report
of his engagement, while as yet not eveti
a dream of the thing has passed through
his own mind. By such imprudence the
lady, severs herself from the society, per
haps of an honorable and accomplished
miid, and brings upon herself and friends
the mortification and disappointment,
which will inevetibly fetlow in such cases,
If a gentleman attend a lidy to church-;
if he escort her to the assembly; if le
walk with her in the street; if he occa
sionally visit her for the sake of her
good company ; -the report is not unfre
quently set o- foot, by some mischief
maker or indiscrete friend, that the parties
are engaged to be married.
2- Neither does an engagement co-nist
in any politeness or social intercourse
which a ladv may extend to a gentleman.
There are young meu however of such
consumate vanity as to suppose that such
treatment is nothing less, than the strong
est intimation of personal attachment.
If a lady even look at them, they fatncy
that it must he a love allir, and cquiva
lent to the most direct proposals of iat
rimony.. A smile, a compliment. a social
interview, a walk, or ride of pleasure is
set down by such conceited coxcoblis. as
the mosit unequivocal declaraion of' live.
Thev tell of the conquests they made with I
Ian mir ot tritmph, and never know their
nisiake unil they learn it, i4n that reserve
1and neglect, which their condact so ichly
S. Neither dloes an engagement consist
n the mjost unquanlified declaration of love
in the part of either the gentleman or lady.
This may all be, yo: no obligations are
ssutmcd,-no contract is formed. And
,et there are those who suppose that such
eclarations of attachment impose atnob
iation on their friend which cminot be
esisted or violated. The gentleman,
vlose province it is first to make such
isclostre, considers that when lie has
one this. lie has secured by right his ob
!ct. But not so. The lady may ) wholly
tiprepared for stich an event.- It is true
teci disclosure on the part of the gentle
an, in poses certain duties on the fenale
her circumstances are such as render C
Seigagement impossiblet she is jo1n b
itnposihlc by 1i
rery principle to acquaint himui immo- d
ately with the fact, and keep) the tranis
tiotn a secret. d
If her circumstances are such, as to
tider it proper for her to enter into a
atrimonial engagement, it is proper then
at she make his proposals a matter of itn
ediate and serious attention, provided tr
e is satisfied with his character and en- 2
rtains such an affefron for him, as will of
aider a union with him happy. di
4. A matrimonial engagement, then, is ot
baet the parties hiavingg made nmutual dis- so
>stures of affection for eadha oilier, in ha
ny of such disclosures, bind themselves, gr
promnises to hecotme each other's wed- we
I companioti for life. There must be sir
omrac: formed, in which the parties ag
dge themselves to each other for life, or set
~re can be n o engagement, Nothing tin
rt of this can be accounted a betroth- on
tut, atid tnothing more is necessatry to its fro
'fection. Ree.. la
E~dgefield S. C., May 1840. ha,
['he anntual meetinag of the anti-B~ache- 'he
Anti-Old-Malaid, Anati-Tobacco, Anti- lie
u~or, Atnti-Toutrneure and Tight-L acinig sec
Atnti-Et-Cetera Society was held in of r
Court House in the townt of--So<
ionday evenitng last, the 18th inst, ell'
'he numnerous nnda puntctuial attendance, prol
he par-t of its metmbers, the deep ini
st manifested ont the occasioni, together
athe respiectabale niumber, added to
society, wer-e certainily facts calculated
tnspire those who have eanlisted itn tlaisP
at work of reformation wvitha prospects.a
most flattering and encouraginag. ing,
>n miotion of Obadiah Pipes, Mr. H. teah
Putnch, Esq., was called to the chair, Fac
Rt. G. Whiskey appointed secretary Thc
lie meeting was thent opened by an asce
ressive address from Felix Porter Esq. eigh
closed his remarks by reading the- a fe'
winig pareatmbe anid aresolutionis which tack
nuaanotusly adloptedl :-. Ui
/rcas, from the mnost impJar-tial obser- was
ta it is sceen, thaat thd effect of stays :v
tight-laemitg upon the fairer and bet- sev
art of the han race, is mortal in anad
mndeacy. And they
Ihereas there is so muach inljttry stustain
-the hiuman irace from this destruc- hout
pernicious practice, as from the use l.e
'dent spirits, or any other practice or he
, which mani, or waoman has invented Iwere
s, or her destruction; therefore: leari
solv-ed: That wae the members of this
ry do send a petition to our next redat
attire, praying: that each and every sixty
ler, mnantua-manker, tailor, and mer- mock
who shall directly or itdirectly buy and ']
or dispose of in any manner Corsetts' tuinn
a, Lace-jackets, or any other female, deeds
iestroynlg, remnoddling incaseetsb'i
tn the hmaits of this state, without a been
iil permiit or license fmma said legisla
shall forfeit hier her- citizenaship, taken
y a fine of one thouisand dollars.
:o/redl, That we the membnhers of this Tbic
y will not support a caandidate itn the -Our
ag eljection fo~r legislators, whvio does thec pa
v-or these nesoauioans. tenide:
C. Cigar. after a few appropriate saince
ks upon the expediency and utility co unt
ha society, its bencrobl tt...ign, ris..
aril 'the great good which. must inevitably
be its result, urged upon the members the
propriety of meeting oftener. than they
had previously done, and to that effect
moved, that the society meet quarterly
which motion Was secondod by Mr. J. R.
Ssweetleafand ulanimously adopted.
It having been reported to the society
that certain evil reporrs, of snnTe of its
members, were now in circulation'; the
following committee oftiree were afpint
ed by the chairman, to examine and report
to wit; Becky Dobbs, Sally Corsett and
Sookey Porter. The cotnmittie remain
ed 'in session a short time and returned
with the following report to wit
We have examined the charges against
the several members, and are happy to
say that they are groundless, with one ex
-ception, which case we are biund to re
port fo-r trial.
It baving been reported-and now prov
en that Job Squeezelfaunter, had violated
the laws and regulations of the society,
by publicly sayiig, that "lhe mbsfly admir
eda lady with a rery sntall waist." He was
tried, condemnied, and expelled from the
society without at lissenling voice,
Major Bottleneck then moved tihat the
Advertiser he finiished with the minutes
f-tltis meeting, by the Secretary for pub
licoin: which motion was carried.
The society then adjourned until the
first of August next, its first qarterly
H. W. PUNCH, Chairman.
R. G. WHISKEY, Secretary,
From the Charleston Mercurnj.
Frla.-The alarm of fire was given thie
moriig'betwen l and 2 o'clock, and smoke
in a dense volume was found to issue
from the interior of the three story wooden
house, corner -of Elorlibeck's <Alley and
King-street, occupied by Silcox, Brothers
& Co., as a Furniture Ware House. By
great exertions Ihe flames were kept with
in the building. which has sustained -con
siderable damage. The stock of furnit u're,
which was valued at 89,500, belonging to
D. If. Silcox Sen., was entirely rued.-:
It was insured for $:3OO in the GeorgianI
Insurance and Trust Company. The i
btilding belonged to Mes-rs. Moliet &
Ulder, and was insured or .$3,500. There I
was no person that slept in the building
tnd was in later than o'clock in the eve
ting. Every door and window 'on the
Premises was closed when the flames were
liscovered. It is uncertain how the fire
We have never wilnessed a fire better
nanaged and more speedily extinguished
han this. The advantage of the Fire
,adder was strikingly exhibited, as a pow- g
rful stream of water was brougt to bear F
u the roof which could not have been ef- E
-cted in any other mode. The benefit of li
lie fire-well at the corner of King and (
lifrord streets was also -evident, allirdmg a
copious supply of water immediately at
This morning about 10 o'clock the cry
f fire was again given, and discovered in of
u upper apartment used as a wine loft, se
ver the stable attatched to the premises of n
Ir. J. F. Walker, next to the South East ki
>rner of Boundary and East Bay streets. w
was speedily exting-iished with very.
:te damage. There appears to be no
mubt that this was the work of an incet- E
ary, as no p*ersoi had visited this part of e
e premises for some days.
ST. AotsTisE,Mlay 15.
Gen. Armstead has ordered a concen
ition on900 men at Fort King, on the at
dofthismonth. Theywillbecomposed qt
footmen and horsemen, and operate in en
visions of 100 each. independent of each pi
ier. mn the enemy's country- The seat-a>
ii for gathering their graitn is tear at ....
nd, as wiell as assemblages for their
een eorn dance' wh'len putrification for
ir and a relation of their enterprises,
engthen them to renewed efllbres in their 0
gressions otn the whites, Should these
uts, now charged with the duty of/tun- Bri
g- for the enemy, cotne upont thetm, we tu
y hope for results, differing at least as a
in those which have been had fom thte late
twelve months. If the enemy shall
re dispersed into small parties, a great
I invaltiable gain will be effect ed ini the
trttction of his planting grounds, atnd~
will learn with tremnbling, Iihat thought 7
as sown int quite, lie shall not reapt in .
irity. Gen. Armnstead htas taken holdl left
frutirs ini Florida witht a vigot-ous hiandl. will
icess miust, and shoul accompjany such vinti
rt ; and if he fails, lhe will hatve the the
ad consolation of having deserved it, pr
AAtcmcoJ,, 3May 10. OneC
Fore Mu~rders In';ythe Indians!- Three a ni
ulics-By the steamemr hiyperion, 2'
t. Chiurchill, which arriived last even- new;
twe havie receivedl tlte melatncholy in- barut
;cetce of tho mturder of Three more hand
uilies by tlte Indians, since that of Mr. Als
mante, nohiced in yesterday's paper.- to sal
name, however, of but one, has been
rtained by us, that of Mr. Lamb, about . N.
imiles o iunstowa, adw th bn
v miles of a military post, They at- same
2d his house on Friday evening, shot Ma
while endeavorintg to escape. rThere -
in thte hotuse, at the titme of thte attack, AT
-atl other persons, two of whlotm were 73
-ely wounmded. Aller thtey had killed
Iriven frotm thteir htotmes, the family, Hussa~
pillaged thte hottse, and set ott fitre place
lwellinmg tceier with soveral out dser<f
es. oderlt
e other families that were attacked, at wh
im the neighorhood. several of whom quippe,
killed, but we have not been able to except
their names.
e Indians which committed these dep
ons are said to number sbout fifty or Wt
and cotnceal themselves in the ham- M
s between the Apalachicola riv'er
'allahassee until a favorable oppor- ru
offers for them to commit such like U
is forms the fourth family which has gro mei
murdered in that vicinity since the etmbrac
ltimo, and is time somte steps were known
to prevent them in fututre' Ma
Tlanmbutrg Jottrna I of thte 20th inst, sava
River after failintg hiomn rts banaksdutrinig TEl
st wee-k. has now againi alt utpward l7 a
cy. It has been rutnning "offl'and otn," lv attes
o'clock Monday nmornling; and as the artd thr
have indicated a heavier raiti itn the uip- ittmend
y, we may safely calentlate upon a bte men.
the Savnnahtl. '' ;ry
Unfortunate Accident.-A distressing
occurrence took place at the Arsenal at
Columbia on Saturday last. In firing the
cannon, in memory of the late lamented
Gov. Noble, by an accidental otiission in
the man ar't'hc vent hold to close it perfect
ly, upon re-loading'ic piece a premature
exposion was.the result! A private of
[ie name of Samuel McCormick was se
riously injured-his right hand was blown
of, with the exceptiou df ihe thumb,
which was so much lacerated, and the
bones of the wrist and muscles ofthe fore
arm so severely injured, as to render ampu
tation below -hte elbow necessary, 'which
was immediately 'performed. ie bore
the operation with perfect composure, and
we arehlappv to say is dbiug wel.-Car
olina Planter, 20th inst.
A4ppointments by the President.-The
Senate, in their Executive session 6n the
18th inst. confirmed the appointment of
Churchill C. Camberleng. of New-York-,
s Minister Plenipotentiary to Russia, and
of Mr. Niles, of Connecticut, as Post Mas
ter General. The message was sent to
the Senate at a qinarter past two, and be
fore half past two the appointments were
confu med.
From the Ifanburg Journal.
We have little -oi- no change to notice
in our market for cotton since Sattitrday
last. Planters' lots, fine, w'ill bring S ets.
and some few sales have 'been made at
8 5-8. A choice lot would, we think,
bring 9 een:s, though there have been no
sales as high as that iince Saturaay, -owing
to the scarcity of that discription.
May 23.
The demand 'or -edrton still continues
equal to the supply. Or sales will a ver
sge 8 1-2 cents, A choice article brings
3 3-4, Extreme prices, 5 to8 3-4 cts.
The silken tic that binds tiwo willing hearts.
In Agnusta. Ga.. on the 17th inst.. hY the
ev. Mr. Barry, 31r. Terrence Doonan, to Miss
'Iln Barrv.
In Charleston. on the thh inst by the Rev.
)r. flachman. John D. Frost. Esq.~of Richinud
)istrict, to Miss Sophia Naser, daughter of Mr.
rederick Naser, of that city.
-Death has been Isy at his appointed work."
At Beech Island. Edgefield District, on the
th inst. Miss Sarah Anti Reddick.
Departed this life. at Aiken. on Fridav. the
ih May. in the 29th year of his age. William
lhott, eldest son of the late Benjamin Elliott,
sq. Thereis at all times something peen
irly mournfud and affectinm in Ite death of
ie so young, so useful,so virtons and beteous I
id beloved But as there are some who frot 1
cnliarcnnbination of amiable qualities. ren- F
-r themselves whilst living. obiects in w it
ere centered the earthly happiiness of those t
whom they were bound by the sacred ties
friendship and affection; so when they art!
mmoned front the earth, they becotie the r
elanucholy causes of that sot row, to those who v
tew and appreciated their virtues and their .
rrth. it
Died, in Fairfield District. on Monday, 11th g
31., Mrs. Eliza P., wifte of Robert B. Cald. w
4I, an only daughter of Mainr John and '
izabeth Walker, of Chester District, aged 23 to
ars and two months. ai
JOURNEYMAN Printer of sober '
anti industrious habits, who can work
both Case and Press, anti who is ac- re
ainted with Job work, will fin 'constant
ployment and good wages. by early ip- Ar
atriotn at this Office. None othter ttecd ens
ply May 28,-1840.
2ndh B R IGA DE. tao
EDnoE F IELID C. U rMay 20, {I4O, for
tDERs No. 13. are
iJ Obediatnce to thte Orders from Division sut
H-ead Quarters, the Officers of the 2tnd aw
!adle, S Carolinta Malitia, will weatr Crape
tithe let artm, for the pteriod of thirty days, Foi
testimonay of respect for the tonemory of'1li' col
Excellency, Grov. Noble, deceased. Sta
By order of' Getn. J. Wv. Wiauts
B. F. NICIIOLSON,.Brig. Major.F
ay 20, 1840 1fl t is
Notice, to Money iMoiders. ~on <
!IIE nbs)cr'ib~er living twelve miles belowv aj
Edgefield Court Hottse, attd two miles gen
>f the road leading frott Edgefield to Aikent first
se'll at Edgefield Conrt H-ouse, (if not pre- peti
'ly disposed of at private sale) tor cash, on, we
rst Monday tn July next, the fullowiug volt
erty to wit:- -*
urce first rate Negroes, Otto a womaan of ferei
n years of age, a good cook atnd wassher; tion
boy' t welve years old, antd the other one rathi
ntof twetty seveni years of ago, a good to th
ter; three young well broke mnies; one gent
Road Wagott antd fiv'e pair of Gear, all At
otne pair of gentle Carriage horses; one
och, and etntire interest in Stone W~are on
o, Six Thousand Dollars in good Notes, iI
t at a reasonable discount for Cash. Tntri
0. Any person desirons of buying and let- ofMa
ie murles and Negroes stay to carry on Contat
imess, 1 will remain and attend to the Abou
for thett, if desired. C. Ri. and i
y 25, 1840 I' 17 in we
I E order for the electiont oif 2nd Lier.- ""
-rsAN-r atd ConNiET of the Edgefield bntMld
rs, and ai parade (if thaecompany to take grafte
mt Satturday the 2:3rd inst., tat H-amtbur' htundi
tay coutermnaded. The election by or-a a
Col. Crtthran, will be hteld at H-ambutrg, emnti
first Satutrday (the th) of June next- tfaitj
:h time the Troop will parade, fudly e- An'
l accordintg to their constitutiotn,-ptstoh stelves
ed. sle
By order
M, L. BONHAM, Capt. E. II,Af
ErLAN, 0.8S.
ay 15, 1840- b 16
NOTI0E. te1
IE subcriber will sell, at the late rest- Ptihn
:lence of Allen Y. Burton deceased, on in~ tha
ay the 6th of June next three likely ne- mn
a. and sonic other personal property, longs
ing a lot of good bacon. Ternms ttade tine'it
on the Jay of sale.mie
N. L. GRIFFIN. Eze'r iles tt
19th, 840'e 16. board.
No ti ce. a
SONS havitng dematnds agaitnst thte
.e A. Y. Bttrtont, wi'll presentt themi dat- III
ed to Daniel Houlland or Avory Bland, L I
se idebted to said deceased will tmtke btr a
ate payttet to eithter of thonse gentle- 0-7
N. L. GRIFFIN, Ee'r. Store.
h0th, 15'10. i, 16 Harn
To be Published Weekly.!
A Weekly Literary Journal.
,-BY W. T. Tuomrsox.
Contemplating a material iinprdvemeist o
the Mirror, on the commencement of the en6
siting volume, we have already commenced,'
making the necessary arrangements for thae
purpose, and as we look with confidence so ouir
tricuds and patrons fbr encouragement, we
have determined to give then this early notice
of our design.
Though a semi-nmonthly issue was deened
to be die most expedient in the comme
ient of the publication of the Mirror,
when the ground which. it occupied, being
cintitely devoted to litetatute, waisyet tmntthi
and when our domestic resources were yet in
known-we feel that tie time has now arriied
when a weekly publicatiop is demanded. En-4
tertaining this conviction, wehaver resolved 6&
isinc the ensuing volume weekly, and to make
such improvements in the appearance and plan
of the work. as will render it still more worthy -
the liberal liatrounge of the southern public.
Firmly believing that the only mneans requi.
site to placeour domestic literature upon an
egnality with that of any other section of the
union, is the establishmen~nt of a literary inedi
umn at hone, of sullicient standing and charac
ter to divert it into its proper channel--we are
resolved to render the lirror equal in appear
atice with any of the Northern journals of the
same kink, and ifthe friends ofsouthern liter.
avure will unite in .giving it the reputation
which southern genius and southern talents
are so eminently capable of imparting to its pa
re, twe doubt not that we shal be able to ren
er tube. much more acceptable to the south
With a view ofaccomplishing this design we
shall secure the assistance of an able adjant ih
the editorial department, and shall spare neith.
er pains ior e pense to give character and in.
terest to the W~rik
No material change wI be rmade in the plan
or arrangement of the Mirror, which will stifl
be devoted to general literature, except the in.
trodiction of a critical department for the rel
view of new works, which will be in the hands
u a gentenman of* atpproved taste and mature
Idgement. Tle ilirror Vill be printed on su
perior paper with handsome new type, and will
)e exec uted with thestrictest regrad to neatness
in taste ii its typo;raphy. Ech number wili
>e enveloped iii a neatly lrinted cover, entitled
'.lu nsta Mirror Xcws Sheet." ,comprisim foui
l printed pages, in which% will be givent
h0 wsbr Tr wEE, foreign and domestic,
arefIilly compiled from an extensive exchan
ogether with all the matter of interest usuall
ont taiiied in an ordinary weekly netwsp ager.
B. this arrangemien tle readers of tile Mir
or will, besides being supplied with a volume
46 large quarto pages of choice literature'
eceive as much news inatter in the course of
ie year as is contained in most of the newspa,.
ers of the day, and all for the addititional
iarge of only two dollars to our present sup
-ription price.
We sincerely hope the above plan for oui
ird volume wil meet the approbation of every
iend of southern literature. We have always
msidered the Mirror, embracing as it does ia
:idesign, the broad repulic ofletters, best adap
dto Joster our infant literature. More diver
ied ii the character of its contents than the
aver and more dignified magazine, ranging
i it does froi time the lighter to the more ele.
iled branches of literary composition,
" From graveto gay, from hiely to severe."
is certainly best suited to the tastes of the
eatest number; and while it affords equally
iolesome and rrefreshing draughts for the
all-read mind, it attracts and lures the youtg
drink of the Parnassian stream. We have
ined in the adoption of the contemplated im
ovemenuts to pl)ace the blirror upon an .equal
>ting with our northern contemporaries int
;ard to cheapness; and now, all that we ask
liberal share of that patronage extended t
1n by our pleple, and we pledge ourself to
ider ste Mirror equally deserving their sup
rerms for the third volume $5 in advance
iy pelson obtairiing fi- sujiscribers will b
itled to the sixth copy.
Vith a view of exciting a spirit of compei
aumong our lierary friends, andI calling
hi their penis in aid of the cause to which we
devoted, we have determined to offer the
irded as prizes in the following tmnnert
' te the best Talc, founded on incide'nti
mnec ted withr thte early history ofthe Southe'ra
.the best domestic Tale, the author to choose
incidets and locality.
lhe comnpetitors to forward rkeirnanhscript
r before the 20th of Jttly,int order thttt they
be submitted to a committee of literr
lemnen, for their decision previous toth
of August ensuing. The successful com-.
ors, atid also rte authors of such tales as
ttay publish, will be entitled to the third
me of the Mirror.
re would i-niark that the trifling suams of'
I are nor tendered as pecuniar'y compensa'
forthe productions which we solicit, bat
r as a prize ofauthorship, to be awarded
e successfud competitor. Shall [a lady or
eman be the recipient of our next prize!
igusta, Ga.18 0 t f 1
aluable Land for Sale.
H E Subscriber offers for sale the Plantta.
tion whereon lie now resides, situated on
ny and Log Creeks, about ninte miles we
gefield Court House, and adjoining lands
ssrs.Johan Burns, John Griffice and others '
imig four hundred acres, more or less
one hundred and fifty acres are cleared
acultivation, arid two hundred and fifty
odland. The Plantation is in good re
vith seven dividing fences, all in excellent
Ont the premises are a good, commodi
w~elling Ilotise, aitd all necessary out.
tgs'. There iu an excellent Orchard of
LI fruit trees, of diffejrent kinds, about two
ed anid lilty in inumber. The situation
ealthty as any in the District, as no Physi
is. been called to rte Subiscriber's
withtin thme hast five years.
person desirous of purchasing, is reques
call and examine rte premises for them
Terms will be accommtodating.
'18 1840 . f 16
'ILL be let, to the lowest bidder i' LeV
h al. Churchels'. on Halfwayswamp, os
iday of June next, the feasurh's and
', with Rock, all the Market Road lead
rugh the second Bataakoni Tenth Regi
. The rock to be three feet anda hal
ix inches broad four inches thick, faded.
relies and engraved with the nuniber ol'
roum Iamnbtr, in figures. The rock .to'
k onte foot in the earth. B order of the
ROBT. ,~ror Cen.
11 th, 1840, - . - s.c 16
J.3IIES Hi..MURRAY tenidersl pro.
N.somnail services to thte citizens of 11am.
luitht vicimty.. ..--- -
Oilice at II. Rt. Cook & Co.'s Drtug
iburr. .'rerh 20, l$4d 8 3mZ

xml | txt