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SEC. 1. Be it enacted by dhe Setuate and House
af Representat ires now mnet and silting in Gener
sl Assembly and by the authori2y of the same.
rhat a tax for the sums, and in the manner here
in after mentioned, shall be raised and paid into
the public treasury of the State, for the use and
service thereof, that is to say: fifty cents ad
ralorem on every tundred dollars of the value
of all the lands granted in this State, according
to the existing classification as heretofore es
tablished; one-half cent per acre on all lands
lying within the Catawba Indian boundary,..to
be paid by each grantee or lesse of said Indian
lands, until otherwise directed by law; sixty
cents per head an all slaves; two dollars on
each free negro, mulatto or mestizo between the
agese of fifteen and fifty years, except such is
shall be clearly proved, to the satisfaction of
the collectors, to be incapable, from mains or
therwise, of procuring a livelihood: twenty
cents ad roloremn on every hundred dallars of
the value of all lots, lands and buildings within
any city, town, village or boroughi in the State ;
sixty cents per hundred dollars on factorage
employments, faculties and professions,.inclu
ding the profession of dentistry, (whether in the
profession of the law the profits be de ved
from the costs of suit, fees or other sources of
professional income,) excepting clergymen
school-masters, school-mnistresses and mechan
ics, and on the amount of commissions received
by vendue masters and commission merchants:
thirty cents per hundred dolars on the capital
stock paid in on the first of October, one thous
and eight hundred and fifty-four, of al banks
whihe, for their present charters have not paid
a bonus to the State; twenty cents per hundred
dollars on the capital stock of all incorporated
gas-ight companies; one per cent. on al pre
miums taken in this State by incorporated In.
surance Companies, and by the agencies of In.
surance Companies and underwriters without
the limits of this State; ten cents upon overy
hundred dollars of the amount of sales or
goods, wares and merchandise, embracing al
the articles of trade for sale, barter or exchange
(the prodcnts of this State and the unmanufac
tured products of any of the United States 0;
territories thereof excepted,) which any persot
shall have made frot the first day of January
of the present year, to the first day of January
in the year of our Lord one thousand eiglf
hundred and fifty-five, either on his, her or then
capital, or borrowed capital, or on account o
any person ar persons as agent, attorney o
contignee twenty cents upon every hundrect
petcon, id 'resident in tll of Otoesione thiWI
any house, stall or publi place ; ten dollarns pe
day for representing publicly, for gain and re
ward, any play, comedy, tragedy, interlude o
farce, or other employment of the stage, or an
part therein; or for exhibiting wax figures o
ither shows ot any kind whatsoever, to be pai
into the bands of the Clerks of the CIurt res
pectively, who shall be bound to pay the sant
into the public treasury, except in cases wher
the same is now required by law to be paid t
corporations or otherwise.
Sec. 2. That all taxes levied on property, a:
prcribed in th firt section of this act, shal
be paid to he tax collector for the district oi
parish in which said property is located.
Sha. 3. In making assessments for taxes of
the value of taxable property used in manufac
turing or for railroad purposes within this State
the value of the machinery used therein shali
not be included, but only the valuo of the lots
and buildings as property merely.
SEC. 4. That the taX collectors in the several
districts and parishes in this State, in their re
turns hereafter to be made, be and they are
hereby required and enjoined -to state the pre
ise amount of taxes collected by them, for the
purpose of supporting the police of the said
several districts and parishes aforesaid, statint
the rates per centum on the amounts of the~
State tax collected for said district and parish.
police purposes; and the. Comptroller General
aball return the same in his report.
SEC. 5. That free negroes, mulattoes musti
zoes be, and they are hereby, required to make
their returns, and pay their taxes during the
month of March.
n the Senate House, the twenty-first day ol
December, in the year of our Lord one-thous.
and eight hundrea and fifty-four, and in the
seventy-ninth year of the Sovereignty andi
Independence of the United States of Ameri
President of the Senate.
Speaker of the House of Representatires.
A letter from Riga, dated the 1st ult.,says:
"The fears of a hostile visit from thge ships
f England and France, entertained by our gov
ernor, were so great as to induce him this sum
mer to have large quantities of stones sunk in
the channel to our harbor, so as to prevent the
entrance of at least the ships of the line. And,
indeed, this measure of precaution has been
executed with such success as entirely to im
pede the navigation. Now that the British
ships are withdrawn, several loaded merchant
vessels endeavored to leave the port, but the
obstructions were found to be insurmountable
and after several attempts to get out, the ships
were obliged to return to the port and discharge
their cargoes, some of them having suffered
considerably damage from bumping on these
artificial rocks, though the captains knew ex
.ctly were they were situated. The entrance
to our port may therefore be considered as
totally impervious to hostile ships of war, and
in the event of a peace, will require a vast
amount of labor combined with great expense
.0 clear away the obstructions, and restore
our harbor to the status quo ante bellum.
THE purchase of the Gallapapos Islands is
said to be a private speculation, and not a very
profitable one either, The story of the pur
hase by'our Government, for three millions
-f dollars, is doubtless coined to give conse
uence to the Islands, and help the purchasers
gut of their bargain. The country will be
etiered to learn that the Government is not
goig into the guano busIness.
S8ER10Us ACCIDENT.-On Now Year's Day,
while the Masons were at work on the new
uilding erecting for the State Bank, a portion
f the scaffolding, in the rear of the building,
;ve way,.and five of the workmen were preer
>tted from the third story to the ground, which
v.s covered with loose brick. Fortunately
jqore wvere no lives lost, although we are sorry
o reord that one of the workmen, Patrick
4rgan,.had his arm broken, and George Blake
ad, his jaw bone broken, and several teeth
socked out. The others escaped without seri
~u.injury. They were all doing well yester
To Me Patrons of the Advertiser.
TiRE Subscriber cgs leave to aniorunce to the kind
patrons of the Edgefield Adrecrtisur, that lie las dis.
posed of one-half of his Oliire, to his son, D. R1orrin
DuRzSoE, who has for a considerable length of itie,
had charge of the paper, as Forenian. It may not be
improper forhim to state that 1). It. DtunisoE is a thor
ough, practical printer, having served his time with
the Undersigned.
The Subscriber has been connected with the Adver.
iser since its commencement in 1836, to the present
time, and finds it neces-ary, for certain reasons, to call
in to his assistance, a younger and more eflicient man.
The business of the Ollice has been considerable for a
number of years past, and a large umount reinrin-1 un
settled on the books. Old a.coints for subscription,
advertising, &c., must positivrly be closed. His friends
and patrons must see this necessity; and it is earnestly
hoped that all indebted, will promptly and cheerfully
step forward and make full payment.
The Subscriber returns his heart-felt acknowledge
ments to his friends who have so generously patronized
him ; and promises that ie and his co-adjutor will
endeavor to do their duty to the utmost. They will
strive, if possible, to give more interest to the Adver
tiser, and they hope that it will lug continue to flour
He also is happy to say, that arrangements have
been made with the present Editor to continue his
services, as lie trusts, for years to come. It is not-at
all necessary to say anything of him, as he is well
known to the majority of the readersof this paper, and
has given proof of his fitness for the editorial chair.
Right Again.
ir is but just to our establishment to say that for the
last few weeks we have been in an unsettled condi
tion. Several arrangements have been under consid.
eration bearing upon the futiare fate of the " Adver
liser." One after another has been entertained, can
vassed and rejected. At last, the following adjustment
has been'definitively adopted:
Mr. W. F. DuRIsoF (sometimes known as the " old
boss") and his son, Mr. D. IZOPER DCrirsoE (oirlhiti
erto skilful and always gentlemanly Foreman) are now
equally interested in the Proprietorship of the " Edge.
field Advcrtiser;"' while we, whose name has been
observable at the head of this editorial column for
some four years, still continue to act in the capacity
which is fast becoinirg a sort of second nature % iI
The accession of 31r. D. It. Dur.soE to the propri
etorship of this paper is one of the very best things
that could have happened for the' advancement of its
excellence and popularity. His worth of character ih
well known to this community; but his worth, as a
printer, is only well known to those who have been
connected with him in the business of a prining oflice.
In the future conduct of our paper, lie will he the act
ing and managing proprietor; and the reader nuy lool
upon this fact alone as a sure guarantee that the week
I ly visits of the " Adertiser" will grow more and mor
acceptable. But we all feet like doing orir prettiest
from imp to Editor; and so, n ith the hope that a legior
of subscribers may come into our fold during thisgoor
year of 1855, we unitedly make a general bow to ever)
Our Agricultural Department.
IT will be seen that we have instituted a regulai
Agricultural Department on the outside of our sheet
Two gentlemen of decided pcnctration, Mr. Sui Soil
COLTER and Mr. BULt. To.WuE SCOOTER, have kind
ly proffered to keep our readers properly posted ill tha
branch of information. Their card, under its prope
head, is referred to as indicative of their intentions
That these intentions will be carried out to the grati
fication of our numerous agricultural friends, we hav
ne t a doubt. Neither Scoor E nor Cou.Trn is mnadl
of that kindu of sturfT whrich can be easily twistei
this part of our paper the mrerdiurm of givinrg publicit
to their views upon such subjects as crome wir hin ih
range of their tr'ost hronorable arnd usefurl occupation
Let none he backward. Cot-rERt arid Scoo'TER wil
give you all a full arid fair shiowing. Arnd should thre:
pounce rupon you too severely at any tirri in their aui
side editorial, e promise to comec to your rescue o1
thre inside. Stand forward boldly !
ICongressional Favors.
WE acknowledge tire receipt of several document
from our irmmiediate represeintative, lion. P. S. llnooxi
dring tire few weeks of the present session that liav
already passed. Tlhese favors are always thanrkfuil:
accepted ; and we hope our Mermber will be inrd fll
us as often as anything of interest falls in Iris wvay
If it is not too muichr trouble, lie wrill oblige us by liar
sing this paragraphr around toall our members. Thlis i
one of tire sessions we desire to watchr matters withisom<
closeness. Post us trp regularly, geurtletneri, andne'
pay you back after ourr fashion.
Clariosophic Catalogno.
Mnu. Lot, DON BUTLER, of College, will accept on
thanks for a copy of thre " Clariosophric Catalogue,'
just forwarded to us. Ahrough puiblishred in 1853, w<
have not seen one of tirem beforea. it seems to be.:
nealy prepared pamphlet in thre main. We observ
some inaccuracies, as for instance : Whlile " W. W
BocE" is givetn his title of M. C., P. 8 Unooxs i
niot, althrouigh threy were both first elected at thre same
Glenn Springs.
WE ask attention to the advertisements of Rev. TI
S. AntTatR, of WAGNERt & McCoLIr.oUGHr, andr iris
of AntTaln, MceCoLtocon antI WAGNER, hravin;~
reference to tire removal of tire Female School fron
Glenn Springs, irs being olfered for sale, anid a chiang.
also in thre " St John's" 'chrool at Spartanburrg.
The "Anderson Gazette & Advocate."
Tins is a newv arid an admirabile slietirade orit u
tire two which heretofore existed at Anderson C. IH
It is owned by S. G. EAnRLE & Co., edited by Mr
EA LE, and gives early promrise of a most useful career
All conntected with it have our wvarmrest, wisires foi
tre hronor and success of the new paper.
English Papers.
WE are indlebted to tire kindi attention of severa.
friends for a fewv late files of English newspapers
One of them, thre " Leice.,tershrire Mercury," is rabid,
ly AntiMinisterial. Another, tire " London Morning
Post," is egnally A berdeen-ishn in irs propensities.
Thue former contains along speech of Kossuthi, math
on the anniversary of the Polish insurrection. Tire lion
garian orator concludes with this izrigrrage in regard
to tie Eastern war: 'I Come what may--in tis war,
England stands more in need of Poland and Hiungary
than Poland aud Hutngary stand in need of England.
With us, victory; without us,defeat, or a disreputable,
insufficient armistice."
Newberry Bank.
WRLL some one be kindl enioughr to inform us as to
the cause of certain apprehensions whrichr have been
expressed in this District, and, we believe, acted upon
in the city of Augusta, in regardl to thre condition of
this moneyed corporationi Until two weeks since, it
was generally thought, from the chraracter of its stock
holders andl the well known ability of its financial
head, that thre Newberg~y Bank would at leasrtitand its
hand, through thick antI thin, with any or all of our
more youthful banks. But, to our surprise, a clamor
has been raised against it, first of ai. U'ntil somethirn
more condemnatory, than is at piresent known, shall
appear, we must insist that this clamor is nts unjust as
it is unfounoed. And we trust our editorial brethren
of Newberry will at once make its absurdity apparent.
We should take pleasure in giving circulation to any
d efence of this Inrstitution threy may think proper to
P. S.-Since the above was in the printer's drawer,
ve have breen shown a full statement, direct from the
hands of Mr. Bova (President of the Newberry Bank,)
to tie eff'ect that iris Bank hits nnt been in better con
dition since its establishment titan at present. His
exhibit, which now lies before us, makes aclearshow
ing. His language, in reference to the supposed im
plication of the Bank in Chrarleston failures, is em.
phatic. "By the failires in Charleston," says he,
""we expect to lose but little if anry tiring ; and did we
otre extent of our holdings, it would riot affect our
Edgefield & Cheatham Plank Road.
Fott the first time since its completion, we travelled
last week over this road; and we take the earliest op
portunity to say a word or two in regard to it. That
it is one of the very best built plank roads in the whole
country, cannot be denied. This opinion has been
given by more than one person of experience in scuh
matters. For ourself, being a stockholder and of
course very observantof its meritsor demerits through
out its entire length, we were more than satisfied in
passing and repassing on it the other day. It has the
appearance in every respect of being well located,
well finished and durable. To our fellow-citizens on
thatside of the district, it is a work of great usefulness;
and as the common expression goes, they stand migh
tily in their own light when they fail to foster and sup.
port it. with all their patronage on every occasion that
presents itself. Thus fostered, thus supported, the
company will do at least a safe business, the road be
kept in fine repair nnd its many advantages come to
be more and mOTre appreciated by those who shall fiul
ly test then. Unpatronised, unsupported, the compa
tiv iay become disheartened, the work be eventually
th1rown aside and these advantages lost forever to the
Western side of Edgefield. We call upon all citizens
in that part of our Distit to cast in their mite towards
the support of this road, every time (without exception)
they come this way. The dirt road may look good
enough a portion of every season. This winter being
ar. unusually dry one, it is manifestly in fine order.
Nevertheless we entreat you, ntow as at aU times, take
the plank road. Remember how nearly impassible
your dirt road almost always beccmes in wet weather.
Call to mind how valuable you will then hold this
plank road to be. Reflect upon the wear and tear it
saves you even when the other road is in its best plight.
Ponder upon the general, diversified, constantly recur.
ring, steadily continued facilities of a well-kept Plank
road ; and so act that the present company may pros.
per and your own best interests be essentially promo.
ted. The " Dark Corner," despite its shady name,
has been long considered one of the most enlightened
portions of Edgefield. Ilide not your light under a
bushel now. Stand square up to this work ofpublic im
provement. and shov yourselves to be the enlightened
people you have always been esteemed. Or else, let
it rot by your parsimony, and be the Dark Corner in
A Good Sign.
Although it would seem, from the universal com
plaint of the country, that there was scarcely ever a
tighter season as to money matters than the present,
yet we declare our opinion (as we have done before)
that al I of us are worse scared than hurt. This opinion
we b'ase upon several facts, one of which happens to
come within our own immediate knowledge. There
is now due, in the Conmissioner's office for Edgefield
District, considerably over one hundred thousand dol
lars, and with the exception of some half dozen cases,
no instruc:ions have been given to the olicerby parties
at interest to do more than urge immediate payment.
Does no: this show that, so far as Edgefield is con
cerned, men are disposed to weather out the present
pressure in a spirit of generous forbearance 1 We hail
it as a noble indication of the good feeling rnd wisdom
of our community-of good feeling, because it is kind
and Christian-like to be lenient under such circum
stances-of wisdom, because the aggregate interests
of our District n% ill.be best subserved by such a course.
Cotton may rise in it short time-the crops of our
farmers will then pour into market-money will be
made plenty, and all be well. So mote it be.'
I ules to be Observed on Entering a Printing
Foa the benefit of a few persons who, unknowingly
disturb the Printer, we publish the annexed rules te
lie observed on entering by all visiting a Printing
Enter softly.
Sit down quietly.
Don't touch the poker.
Say nothing interesting.
Engage in no controversy.
Don't smoke.
Keep six feet from the table.
Hands off his papers.
Eyes off his manuscript.
If lie is a discreet man, he will put what papers he
ttemt over to your tieart's cotitent.
If he is abrupt, or looks savage, take it for grantec
le is stalled-and vanish immediately.
Benefits of Advertising.
No man is more competent to give an opi:uion on thi
benefits of advertising thtan P. T. BARnnSt. In hit
Sautobiography, lhe gives rules for success in business
and among them, as of primary importance, lie placet
tLdvertising-not mere occasional advertising, but ad.
svertising upon a liberal and systematic scale. He says
"Adivertise your tiusiness. Do not hide your ligh
Sunider a bushel. Whatever your occupation or callinl
ny be, if it needs supplort from the public, advertist
it thiorouighly and etieiently. I freely confess rha
fwhat stuccess I have had in my life may fairly be at
tributed more to the public press tihan to nearly al
other causes comhined. There may possibly be occu
pations that do niot require adivertising, but I cannoi
well conceive what they are. Men in business wil
somteties tell you that they have tried advertising
that it did not pay. This is only when advertis~
duone sparingly anti grtigingly. Hormpathic do
adivertising will no~t pay perhaps-it is like half a
tion of physic making the patient sick, but effecting
noithting. Administer liberaily and the cure will he
sure and permanent. Some say 'they cannot afford
to ativertise ;' they mnistake-t hey cannot afford riot a
advertise. In this counitry, where everybody readt
the newspapers, the man must have a thick skull wh<
dues not see that these are the cheapest and best medi
umas through wvhich lie can speak to the pttblic, where
lie is to findl customers. Put on the apparance of bu.
Isiness antd generally the reality will follow. The far.
mer pilanits his seed, and while lie is sleeping, his core
anti potatoes aire growing. So with advertising. While
you are sleeping, or eating, or coniversing with one set
tf customers, your advertisement is being read by
hundreds andi thousands of persons who never saw
you or heard of your tbusiness, and never would, had
it tnt been for your advertisenient appearing so the
IIWnvv FALREs.-Thue htotisue of Wadsworth
& Sheldon, banikers, of New York, hars suspend.
etd. The.y were the agents of the State of Illii.
tiois, and consequently no payment was made on
Tttesdayv of interest on the bonds of thatt State.
A telegratphtie despattcht says:
Mlesrs. War~dswtorthi & Shelon's liabilities
amiotunt to $2,000,000, but they show resources
largely above their liabilities, and there is reason
to hope that thteir suspension will be merely
ttemporary. Arraingements are in progress which
will protb'y result in making provisioti for the
paymeiint of the interest oti the Illitnois bonds in
a few dayts. The suspension hats been caused
by at failure to receIve expected retnittances.
'Te telegraph also announces lthe failure of
Messrs. Belchier & Co., stigar refiners, of St.
Louis. Their liatbilitics are said to be $2,000,.
000, itnvolvitng at prominent stock broker of New
York to the extent of $225,000, and a banking
hotuse of the samte city to the extent of $300,.
000. Sundry Bostn houses also suffer to the
aimount of $1,000,000.
The failtire of the bankitng house of Gen.
Laritmer, of Pittsburg, Pat., is reported.
rTE MMALS.-A gleam of sunshine, we are
hiappy to sta-te, has just appeared, which, in all
probability, wi'l dispel the fog in which the mail
facilities of this portiotn of our State lias for the
last few datys been enveloped. An offer made
by the Post Oflice Department to pay 8237,50
per mile for a double daily tail service between
Kingsville aind Augutsta atnd Charleston and
Kitttsville, and $100 per tmile for a single daily
servifce between Kintrsville and Columbia, has
been, we learn, accepsted by the South Carolina
Railroad Company, provided the schedules re
qtiired are not incomnpatible with the business
of the road. The otnly difficulty now in the way
of a speedy termination of the present unfortu
nate statte of affairs is, therefore, as to what
schedules shall be adopted; and wve sincerely
trust that, as thero aippears to be a conciliatory
disposition evinced on both sides-the Post-.
master Geiteral only, as we learn, requirtng such
schedules as shall preserve proper connections
no time will be lost in restorinig to our citizens
those mail fatcilities of which they should never
have been deprived.-Charleston Courier.
RAILnOAD DAMAG ES.-A man named Croeker,
who was forced out of a car of the New Lon
don Railroad Company, because he refused to
pay an aditonal fare of five cents demanded
bythte conductor, whereby his knee pran was
broken, and othier injuries received, has been
awarded $8,200 damnages by the Court before
hrm the Chronicle & Sentinel.
WAsHIGTON, Dec. bOth, 1854.
MR. EDITOR:-One of the richest gold veins
in the South was discovered a few days ago by
a Mr. Jas. Brown, in Hurt county, on his own
land. It is in micaceous slate, about five feet
wide, and the ore I saW washed out.yielded $10
per bushel, and some parts of the vein give
from $20 to 850. The developments as yet are
very superficial, and only at two points; but If
it prove extensive of like quality, it -will eclipse
the celebrated Dorn Mine in Soluth Carolina,
which has produced in the last two years over
$400,000. It appears to be a specal God-send,
for no worthier man and wife live any where,
and they have now living twelce sons and eight
daughters, one having died, making her the moth
er of twenty one children, which she has raised
to be respectable and an honor to the country!
Such a mother certainly deserves Epension from
Government, and under Roman or Spartan rule
would receive it.
A AFFRA.-A very serious affray occurred
at the house of Thomas Murphy,'ih the corner
of Unity Alley and State-street, on New Year's
day. A man named McLoughlin;- and another,
became engaged in a controversy, -when -Murphy
interfered to prevent disturbance: -He was 1n.
successful, and starting for the gard, was fol
lowed by McLoughlin and stabbetin the abdo
men with a large nife. McLougHlin is charged
with the act, and has been lodged iti jail to await
the result. Murphy is in an exceedingly crit.ical
condition. In the absence of tife police, Chas.
M. Farrally, whom, under the soubriquet of
Handsome Charley, we have oeenionally men
tion, happened to be passing, and- taking upon
himself the responsibility of the arrest, bore the
prisoner off to jail.-Charleston Standard.
THE New-York papers record the suicide of
John Murphy, an Englishman, recently arrived
in this country, who had becomT deranged by
the want of employment, and the consequent
sufferinr- of his family. His family had been
without ood for two days, when the wife yield
ed to I - necessities, and went to the Commiute
of Rcloa for the Poor, to obtain some assis
tance. In her absence, the husband cut his
throat, and during the inquest upon the father,
the mother received news of the death of her
child from want of food. The case has excited
the sympathies of the citizens, -and doubtless
the remainder of the family will be taken care
A correspondent of the National Intelligencer
refutes an article which appeart-d.in a New-York
paper a few d.ys ago, on " Agrculture, North
and South," in which the writer offers statistics
to prove, that the products of the North are
worth more than those of the South. The cor
respondent says that the annual produet of Cot
ton in the South is set down'St the rate of
$2,000,000, when the actual amount is, $15,
000,000. And thus it is with many other
THE DRy GooDs TRADE.-The United States
Economist is speculating upon the effect the
suspension of business in the dry goods trade is
to have upon the trade of the coming spring.
Many houses in New York have covered up their
goods, and do not expect any further trade until
after the holidays, while a few-are doing a tri
fling business in answering Lhe'tocat demand,
supplying orders from a distauce,or waiting up
on a few buyers from Canada.
A serious accident occurred. at Philadelphia
on Saturday. While about a dozen men were
engaged in hauling lumber in the Navy Yard,
from the wharf to the ship house, the derrick,
which was used on the occasion, fell, instantly
killing one man and so severely injuring twg
others that they died the next normng: Three
others were badly but not mortelly hurt. Short
ly after the accident happened,;the Navy Yard
became densely cowded by the wives, children
and friends of the workmen engaged there,
whose distress caused the greatest excitement.
THE M'ETHOoIST oF GEOHG --The Southern
Rscarder gleans oma _he m~eue of the lte
lowing interestiuj items:.
The number 4white members of the Metho
dist Church within the b'ounds of the Georgia
Conference, i 50,213-colored, 21,867. It ine
rant preachers,, iy0- locnl, 538. Thirty-one
preachers were ordained deacons, and twenty-five
were ordained illders. Twenty-three preachera
were admitted into the Conference en trial; three
re-admitted. fixteen thousand eight hundred
and niney-eight dollars were collected the last
year for Missionary purposes, and eighteen hun.
'dred dollars in aid of the Sabbth school cause.
Goon DIvIDESD.-The Graniteville Company
of thmis State have declared a semi-annual divi
dend of five per cent., payable on and after the
10th inst., by application, by letter or otherwise,
to the TIreasurer at Graniteville.
The Washington correspondent of the New
ork Journal of Commerce says:
I learn from very good authority, that the
fundamental article of the Hawaitian annexation
treaty providt-s for the immediate admission of
the islands into this Uiion, as an independent
and sovereign State. They are to comae into
the Union as Texas did, and are to be repre
sented, of course, in the next Cengrese, by two
NAVAL. Smrox ix GzoRGI.-The harbor of
Brunswick, Ga., the port at which a naval sta
tion is proposed, baa twenty-four feet water on
the bar at high tide; and recently the ship
Agnes, of Boston, drawing twenty-one feet of
water, and loaded with 1,300 tons of railroad
iron, went over the bar at ebb tide, and entered
the harbor without a pilot. It will be seen that
there is water enough on the bar for the lar
gest class vessol of war.
DrvrozxDs.-The Bank of Hamburg has de
lared a dividend of five per cent, for thme last aix
The Exchange B3ank of Columbia has declared
a dividend of seventy-five cents on the share,
upon the capital stock of the Banik for the past
six months.
THE Richmond Post says:
Agents for the hiring out of negroes are put
ting the prices up for the ensuing year, much
to thme discomfiture of every one who hias use
for negro labor. " Men who were hairing last
year for $100 are held this year at $120 and
$150; and negroes who brought only $75 and
$80 last year, are held at $100 and $120. In
the hiring of females the prices- have not jump
ed so high, and range at nearly the same figure
as last year."
THE whole number of Re'volutionary pension -
ers on the roll on the 30th of June, 1854, was
one thotusand and sixty-nine, and the amount of
pensions paid last year was less than seventy-five
thousanmd dollars. The heres of the Revolution
will soon have passed away.
A letter from Hamburg to the Boston Post,
" It is said here on very good authority that
the Russian Baltic fleet will come out of Cron
stadt and take a cruise, sfter the English fleet
have retired from the north in consequence of
the approach of cold weather. It is said to have
a double reason for so doing, as it expects to
pick up some English merchantmen who are
rather late in getting on their homeward voyage,
as well as to effect a junction with the portion.
of the fleet at Sweabourg."
SUDA FACTOR.-At a meeting of the stock
holders yesterday the above establishment was
sold to James G. Gibbes & Co. It will soon be
put in order and started again, and will doubtless
be a profitable investment.--South Carolinian.
CoanmMIssoEas TO Paars.-The Hon. WVil
lam Elliot, of this State, and Dr. Jo~hn Bachman,
and Mons. Alexander Vettemere, of Paris, are
the Commissioners appointed by Ex-Governor
Manning, to represent the State of South Caro
lIna in the Universal Exhibitlon to be held at
Paris, 1855.-South Carolinian.
FRAUDS IN NEW YoRK.-It is stated that the
frauds of which complaints have been made be
fore the magistrates of 'New York, during the
year 3854, and for which arrests have been
ade mmi not frll sho r of $4,00,000
HALIFAX, (N. S.) Jan. 3.
The British and North Amerien fayal Mail
Steam Ship Asia, Cadt. E. G. Lott, has arrived at
this.port froiLiverpool,*itliad vicems to thie23d uh.
Prusia has declined to join the triple alliance,
but has sent Baron. Antendon, as a special envoy,
to London,, to establish the conditions of a special
treaty with England anid France.
Affairs at Sebastopol were unchanged. The
weather'was very bad and much sickness prevailed
among the troops. The Russians make incessant
sorties, chiefly against the French. Reinforcementa
to both armies had arrived, but the impassable con
dition of the roads prevented operations.
The President's message excited no attention in
The Liverpool Cotton Circular of Messrs. Brown
& Shipley, of the 22d ult., confirms the quotation,
of Orleans and Uplands given by Messrs. Milligan,
Lempriere, Evans & Co., and says that Fair Mo
bile was quoted at 51d., Middling Mobile at 41.
The Inferior qualities commanded from 3Jd a 41d.
per lb. The sales on the 22d alt. were 7000 bales,
including 1000 to exporters. The market closed
quiet but steadier. The stock, exclusive of that on
shipboard, comprised 576,000 bales, of which 322,.
000 n ere American.
Mr. Russell, the Crimean correspondent of the
London Times, under date of the 23d of November,
says that the siege was practically suspended. The
batteries were used up and the army exhausted, but
still able to defend their positon and chastise theit
'On the night of the 22d of November a desperate
affair occurred between the French Chasseus and
the Russian Riflemen, which lasted seven hours.
The French penetrated behind the outer entrench
ments, but, no arrangements having been made for
a general assault, they were withdrawn.
Preparation for renewing the bombardment wert
On the 27th of November all was quiet.
On the 28th and 29th of Novembei desperate
sorties took place which resulted in great los or
both sides. Two thousand Russians, on one occa.
sion, attcked the French lint were finally repulsed
On the night of the 30th of November a heavy
fire was kept up on the French.
On the lpt of December, the heavy rains having
prevented the arrival of supplies, the English forcei
were temporarily placed on short allowance. Th
deaths fromn cholera and fevur averaged sixty pei
On the 5th alt. another sortie took place agains
the French, in which the Russians were repuliet
with a heavy lose.
The Paris Moniteur says that on the 7th sit. thi
siege batterias were re-established, atmd that ii
three days the firing would be resumed, the allie
having been sufficiently entrenched with provision
to remain throughout the winter.
Lord Forth has returned to Enigland from th
Crimea. It is said his return has created great in
ignation. The London correspondent of the Not
York Tribune writes:
lie is a very young officer, a minor, and as i
seems not much of a hero. In the battle of Alm
he threw himself on the ground, and screamed-"
am frightened, I can't fight." Lord Raglan set
him word that in the next battle he was expected I
distinguish himself by hs gallantry. that his coward
ice might be forgotten. But at Iukerman he aga:
behaved as cowardly ; two officers, therefore, we,
sent by the General-in-Chief to cast away his epat
lettes, to break his sword, and kick him out of t11
amp. le returned to Euglanid a disgraced mai
his family disown him, and the clubs are close
agtainst him.
The following personts have paid up to the tinr
affixed to their names :
Dr. John take, to Sth Auguist '55.
E4.-rt Devore, to 2d .January '55.
T.R. Turnter, to 8Lt December '54.*
James larling, to 8th D~ecenmber '54.
N. A. Norris, In 1st .lun~e '54.
A. D). Bates, t b 24tht A pril '55.
G. AleCoy, to 23d .llay '54.
John E. Corley, to 8th .June '55.
Miss F. E. McCain, toi 26th May '54.
W. Hi. Lee, to 8th June '54.
Charles B. Cross, to 8th .Jne '55.
R. G. Gurifn. to 28th A ugust '54.
Lewis Runnells, to 29th JIune '55.
S. S. Horn, to 11ith May '55.
Jamies Ferguson, to lst January '55.
])r. R. Bradford, to 24th 31ay '55.
B. C. Williams, to 15th .June '55.
George R. Mamys, to t.2th February '55.
B. MI. Irrveless, to 1st Jahnuatry '56.
Jamie Ilatcher, 14th A ugust '54.
James Beamn. to 9th A ugust '54.
Jaceob Wright, to 4th March '55.
William T. Timnmnrman, to 1st May '55.
J1. R. Eidson, to 1st .January '55.
Wiloy idson, to) 6th ?Mareh,"55.
D~r. Samuel Lasseter, to 9th Janu~ary '55.
William Still, to 1st .Januamry '55.
Mrs. L. C. Kennerby. to 1st March '55.
John Logee, to let October '54.
Mrs. Lucy Winslow, to 28th June '54.
George Samu.l, to 5th Juno '55..
John P. Mays, to 8th Dece-mber '54.
F. W. Timnmermnan, to 29th June '55.
Maj. J. C. Loveless, to 9th February '55.
0. W. Dooley, to let January '55.
W. Lanham, to 6th July '55.
Miss S. A. Moore, to 27th March '55.
G. W. Nixon, to 21st July '55.
J. P. Nixon, to 9th February '55.
John Clem, to 13th .July '55.
Pleasant Hamilton, to 23d March '55.
J. C. Stedsham, to 6th November '541.
John, Gulled..te, to 8th March '55.
Caleb Watkins, to 22d May '55.
Capt. -James M. Lipscomb, to 20th A pril '55.
J. .J. Bench, to 1st .June '55.
Capt. Abner Hlearn, to 17th April '55.
Jamtes M. Kemp, to 24th June '54.
W. II. Hlarling, to 3d February '55.
Elbert Bledsoe, to 16th January '54.
Dr. William Coleman, to 9th January '55.
D~ennis lill, to 3d A ugust '55.
William G. Quarles, to 3d July '55.
Russell Vaughn, to 8th Febi nary '55.
James Reynolds, to 1st June '55.
A. C. Gallaugher, to 29th .January '55.
N. T. Skinner, to 11th Junuary '55.
Mrs. C. Ilollister, to 10th A pril '55.
Capt. R. Ward, to 10;h December '54.
J. MI. Ouzts, to 13th July '55.
William Mobley, to 13th May '55.
Cap. A. J. Hammond, to 8tht February '55.
Dr. J1. M. Galphin, to 1st A pril '55.
D. Westbrook " " " "
D. Z. Wright "i "i " "
J1. M. Clark " " " "
0. W. Foster " " " "t
J. B. Timmerman, to 28th A ugust '55.
Robert Turner, to 8th A pril '55.
Mrs. Lucy T. Moore, to 14th July '55.'
Joshua Hill, to 7th July '53.
Dr. E. Andrews, to 8th February '55.
WV. B. Wren, to 10th November '55.
Joseph Cosnahamn, to 12th December '54.
M. D. Green, to 24th November '54.
lHon. John Snmithi, to 6thm November '54.
Jacob Pallatty, to 24th A ugust '55.
E. Watkins,'to 7th August '55..
W. C. Harden, to 4th A pril '55.
B. M. Martin, to 3d A pril '55.
William Bean, to 24th August '55.
M. Padgett, to 9th .January '55
Rev. James M. Chiles. to 24th A pril '55.
J. S. Simkins, to lst January '55.
John Lee-, to 21st August '54.
Dr. J. D. Boyd, to 31st A ugust '55.
. Rt. Gist, to 31st August '55.
Maj. Williamson WillIams, to 9th, January '56.
John T. Middleton, to 4th July '55.
Wiley Glover, to 7th May '55.
B. M. Blocker, to 23d January '56.
To be continued.
ALL persons indebted to the estate of H enry F
Freematn, deceased, will please mnake imme
diato payment, and those having demands will pre
sent them properly attested to
N. K. BUT LER, A dm'r.
Ja.n 0It 51
MARRIED, in Newberry village, on Tuesday even
ing, the 26th ult., by Rev. Dr. Brantley, Mr. Wx.
WRIGnT, of that place, to Miss MARY Bi Ei, for
merly of this village. -
DIED, on Wednesday' Jan'y, 1855, at the resi
dence of hir step-father, Mr. lumphrey Boulware,
in the village of Edgefield, Jonx L. 11CnARDoN,
son of the late Mr. Jefferson Richardson, in the
25th year of his age.
The writer of this notice was mneh with the de
Ceased during the two weeks immediately preceding
his death, and feels himself authorized to comfort
his bereaved relatives with the assurance that, from
his deep contrition, earnest prayers for mercy, and
all-absorbing attention to his spiritual and eternal
interest, coupled with the freeness and fulness of
God's mercy through Christ, they are privileged to
hope that he sleeps in Jesus, and that therefore
" when Christ, our life, shall appear, then shall he
also appear with him in glory." E. E. B.
DIED, in Aiken, of consumption, on the 26th Nov.
1854,' Dr. Joszrn A. A nDIsON, of this District. le
was a son of the late Allen B. Addison, well known
an one of the earliest and most worthy residents of
Edgefield village. The noble social qualities of the
deceased, his candor, generosity, warmth of tent
perament and Aindness of heart had attached to
him a large circle of relatives and friends. By his
untimely fall, a young and affectionate wife has been
made to mourn, and an interesting little boy-ias been
left fatherle.ss. But the support of the one is the
right arm of nli who has promised to be a father
to the fatherless, and the consolation of the other is
to be found in the blessed Word which has vouch
safed to the just a day of resurrection and reunion.
That our friend had his frailties (who has noot?) the
writer seeks not to deny. But that lie had his vir.
tues too, all who know him will cordially testify.
Yet it is not for man to ca!euhate the hopes of an
immortal spirit beyond the grave.
"No longer seek his merits to disclose,
Or draw his frailties from their dread abode
There they alike in trembling hope repose.
The bosom of his Father and his Godt !'"
A. S.
DIED, in Edgefield District, on the 20th of De.
cember last, Mr. Jos.eru D. A LL.S, son of the late
Mal. .1. C. Allen.
The deceased was in early youth, having not yet
attained his 2.th year. The disense was Typhoid
fever, which had been so flial iq;c fanily of hi
father during the past year. Though ao) young,
the subject of this notice had established for hin
self a character remarkable for energy, steadiness,
and other high qualities, which so well adorn the
citizen. le was anexcellent son, brother and friend ;
and deeply is he lamented not only by his relatives,
but by the community in which lie lived.
Dran, at tlte residence of Boma frey, in Barbour
County, Alabama, on the morning of the 27th No
vember, Mrs. SARAi L. consort of MALACI IvET
and only daughter of William and Jane A. Curry
The deceased was a member of the Baptist Church
lived a worthy life, and died a triumphant death
When the physician's skill was baffled, tie constant
untiring vigilance and devoted attentions of a ius
b:mnd's wounded heart, the fond antd affectionate so
licitude of parents could afford no relief, nor sta
the icy hand of death, ishe spoke fluently and elo
quently, exhorting them to meet her in that spir
land, where sickness, sorrow, pain and death cat
never enter.
She leaves behMnd two sons of tender ago
and hearts, (the oltlest a step sons.) vet unconseiou
of their loss ani orphanage,- who though they mal
be blessed with the rich treasure of a doting father'
love, can never, never enjoy, share and appreciati
the richest inheritance to chiliren given, a mother
love; a husband, whose gloom, misfortune and los
can be experienced but not described, and kind pa
0 rents who studiously and fondly lavish upon her th
fonelest feelings of their hearts.
She was a wife devoted and studious of her hus
n band's happiness, and in all the relations of lift
e manifested the warmest attammient. But she i
cone. Farewell sister; no more to cheer the liem
of'the husband, save in the laurels of her most tri
umphant dleath.
In her death do we not recognize another link'
d the golden chain severed on earth to be united i
heaven. Then mourn not the loss of one whos
- ain is eternal, and while we cherish her memor:
v hl iewife cherish this recollection: na lif
glory." W. x.
Correspondence of the Advertiser.
IIAMI3BURG, January 6.
Corro.-Our market for the present wtek hn
beenm somewhat brisk, andt prices have slightly im
piroved. The sales have been very light. as ho'der
are unwilling to sell at present rates. We howevei
regard prices unsettled and irregular. We qumot
as extrcemes 5b to 8 eents. D).
Executive Notice.
Communientions to the Excutive nmtst be ad.
dressed to Columbia until further ntotice. Shout
they ntot meet with prompt attention, the Public wi
bear in mind that owing to thte unifirtunate difficult
between the Rail Road and the Post Offiee D~epart
ment, the Governor is seventeen miles from thm
earest Post Office.
Miasonic Notice,
A REGULA R Communicatione
No. 50, A . F M., will be held i
Stheir Ihall ton Satrday oveninug, 20t1
inst., at it o'elock.
By order of the W. M.
A. G. TEA GIy , See'y.
Jan10 2t 52
Clock Repairing I
T lIE Subscribe-r would respectfully inform th
citizens of Edgelield Village andI vicinity. than
hte lins taken the Ilouse fuormerly occupied by Msn
R. Gray, opposite the Platnters Hotel, for theo pur
pose of carrying on the
All work entrusted to htis care will be attended t<
with neatness and despatch. lie will also give his
attention to the REPAIRING OF~ FITRNITUiRE
Hoe warrants satisfaction to all, and solicits a libera
patronace. W M. L EWIS.
Jan 10 tf 52
Executors Notice.
A Lpersons indebted to the estate of Lewi'
Asbill Sr., deet-ased, are requested to make
payment without delay, and those claiming to be
creditors of the samea are requested to present thein
demands in due form.
P. B. ASBILL. Ex'ors.
Jan 10 4t 52
TS hereby given that ont sale day in July next
Ifinal settlenment will be matte on the estate of
Elijah Whittle, deceased, in the Ordinary's Oficeo a'
Edgefield Court House.
Persona having claims will present themt in due
form by the above time, and those indebted will
make payment forthwith.
M. WHITTLE, A dn'r.
Jan 10 3mlnm 52
Exparte Petition for settlement
Julia McClendon, j of Property.
IT appearing that Thoe. McClendon, the husband
.of the petitioner above named, is beyond the lim-.
its of this State, and the object of the Petition bein1
to set apart to the sole and separate use of his wife
Julia, a certain sum of money arising from the sale
of Joseph Whittle's real estate. On metion of
Moragne, for petitioner, it is hereby ordered that
the aforesaid Thee. McClendon do plead, answer or
demur to the prayer of his said wife Julia, within
three months from the date of this publication, or
the Petition will be taken as pro confeso against
hi,. A. SIMIKINS, C. E. E. D.
Jan 10 1855 3m 52.
A Caution to All.
I take this method of informing all persons any.
wise indebted to me, either by note or necount,
that they can settle the same with me at Edgefld
C. H., on the first Monday in February next. Those
who fail to appear and settle up on thuat day, wvill
certainly hare costs to pay.
T HE undersigned having become sole Proprie
tor of the above property, offers it at private
Address, T. S. ARTHUR, Greenville.
Glenn Springs Female Institute,
T1E PROPRIETORS of this Institution having
L disposed of their former location to one of their
number, as aboe specified, hereby announce the
removal of the School to Spartanburg C. IH.
It will be re-opened on the 1st of February. in
the new and extensive buildings late occupied by
St. John's School for boys, (the name " St. John's"
being retained,) under the charge of
Rev. E. A. WAGN91, Instructor in Christian
Ethies, and
Rev. J. D. MCCOLLOUGn, Instructor in Ancient
Nliss SorI1A ARI.P.Y, Instruetress in English.
Nliss C. 51. Iro. Instructress in Mathematics.
Madame Sossowssi, Instructress in Modern Lan
Mliss K. Sosssi, Instructress in Drawing and
Miss B. T. Rein, Instructress in Music.
The Charges per Term, will be
For Board, (including Washing, Fuel,
Lights, &c.)...................$50 00
For Tuition in English...............a25<0)
S ," blusie.(Piano or Guit.!,
each.)..........................25 00
For Tuition in Ancient and Modern Lan
guages,each.......................15 0
For Tuition in I)rawing and Oil Painting..20 00
And there will be' no other charge except for
Text-books, Stationery and Sheet blusie, actually
The Session will consist of Two Terms, of fivo
months each-the annual vacation embiacing the.
months of lecember and January.
The discipline of th- Scool wilr be strictly paren
tal, and all the inmates of the fa.mily required to
conform scrupulously to its internal regulations.
Address E. A WAGNER, or
Joint Principals.
Tihe Family School for Boys,
HERETOFORE kniown as "S-r. J0n's~." win
be opened on the 1st of February, in a new koeationr
under the charge of a competent Rector and Assi
tants ; arrangements being now on foot to secure
the services of such as Parents may fully confide in.
The number of inmates of the family will be limited
to twenty.
Rates of Charge.
For Board, per term of five months,. $75, 00
For Tuition, "1 " 25, t0
Entrance Fee for Text-books, &c.,.......25 00
Until the Rector shall be on the spot, address
Jan10 4t 52.
Sherif's Sale.
BY Virtue of Sdindry writs of Fi. Fa., to me di
.)rected, I shall proceed to sell on the first
Monlay in February next, atwgefield C. H., the
following property, in the follpwing eases, viz:
11. T. Wright, bearer, vs. John L. Harmon;
Caroline A. Gray, A dm'or., vs. John L Harmon;
Other Plaintiffs vs. John L. Harmon, One Tract of
Land, ecttaining One Thousand acres, more or less,
i adjoining lands fi W. B. I)orn and others.
J. H. White and 11. W. Griffith, Adm'rs. vs
Alfred May and John Bledsoe, One Tract of Land
cosntainina Two hundi-ed and eighty acres. more or
less, adjoining lands of .Joti May and others, the
I property of Alfred May.
Washington Wipe vs. John F. Burress and Jasper
s II. Yeldell; I. D. Quattlebum vs. John F. Burress,
One Tract of Land contining Six I lundred acres,
. more or less, adjoining lands of U1. Edinunds, A. T
e Traylor and tothers,-the property of the Defendant
John F. 1aurress.
Adkin Corley vs. Goo. Watkins, Wn. Watkins
, and Miehinel 1Harte, One Traet of Land-containing
a 445 neres, more or less, adjoining lands of John.J.
. Jennigs andl others, the property of the defendant,
GCo. Watkins.
R. M. Fuller vs. James A. Bennet, One Tract of
of I.and containing one hundred and thirty acres,
n (130,) more or less. adjoining lands of Newel
e White, Butler Williams, John Terry and others.
Daniel Brunson, Ex'or. vs. John Williams and
Elizabeth Williams, Sr., One Tract of Land con
jtainis three hundred and fifty,_(350.) acres, more -
Cheatham and others, the property of the Defend
Snt, Elizabeth Williams.
. A. Bland vs. H1. A. Kenrick, One Ilouse and
-l.ot in the Town of Ihnmburg, on the corner of
.\arket and Snowden streets, having 500 feet front
on .\arket street and running *00 feet back to aler
cer street.
Alfred Miay vs. John Youngbloodl, One Tract of
- Lad containing one htundred and sixty, (I GO) aceres,
amore or less, nidjoining lands of.James Dorn, Abuer
[learn atn.l others.
.Iohn W. Cooper, Br. vs. Allen Kempl. One Tract
o f Land containing one hundred and thirty. (130)
acres, more or less, adjoining lands of William
Kemp, .Iames Oniton and others.
Uriah Mlars, Br. vs .James Stewart and Christo
-pher WYeathierington, One Tract of Land containing
Sfive hiundredl, (500) acres, more or less, adljoining
lands of Geom. Garner, Il enry Rush and others, the
property of the defendant, C. Weatherinigton.
Win. MieEvoy vs. Nancey Rearden, One Tract of
Land containing three hiundredl, (300) acres, more
or less, adjoining lands of Jordon Iholloway andi
Robert Checatham vs. Batte Howard and Eenj.
F. Strom; R. L.. Wash vs. Batte Howar'd, One
Tract of Land containing three hundred (300) acres,
more or lesis, adjoining lands of BI. .\. Talbert,
Tanidy laurkhalter and others, the property of
Batte Howard.
John Seigler vs. John Antry and Mlary Blood
a uth. One Tract of Land containing two hundred
and fifty (250) acres, more or less, adjoining lands
of B. T1. Bswatwright. Elizabeth Bush and others
the property of Mary Bloodsuth.
Terms Cash. LEWIS JONES, s. a. a.
Jan10 4t 52
State or Souith Cnrolina,
BY H. T. WRIGH T, Esqr., rdinary of
iEdgeield District:
Whetreas Silvester Gregory an ? hary Gregory
have applied me forLetter of Adrh'nistra
tion, on all an singular the g dii and chattels,
rights and cred a of Alex. G g|ory, late of the
District aforesa , deceased
IThese are, th efore, to te and admonish all
and singular. tha kindre and creditors of the
said deceased, to e a appear before me, at
our next Ordinar C rt for the said Distriet,
to be holden at 2 eld C. House on the 22d
day of Janugry In ,to show cause, if any, why
the said administ on should noL be granted.
Given under ad and seal, this 8th day
of January i e ear of our Lord one thoun
sand eight hundred d fiftv.five and in the '79th
year of American In ependenco.
I T. WRIGtHT,0. E. D.
.lan 10 2L 52
State of So thi Carolina,
BY H. T. WRIGHT, Es ire, Ordinary of
DEdgefield District.
WHEREAs, Win. A. Kelle .ha applied to me
fomr Letters of Administratio , on all and singdt
lar the goods and chattels, aghts and credits of
Elizabeth N ris, late of t o District aforesaid,
These are, t refore, t cite and admonish all
and singular, th kindre and creditors of the
said deeased, to an appear before mna, a;
our next Ordinary's o t for the said Distriett
to be holden at Edg d Court House, on the
22d day of January i t, to show cause, if
any, why the said ad nist 'on shou~ld not Iio
Given under my and and sea this 8tht day
of January in the ear of our Lorn one thou.
sand eight hund and fifty-four and in the
seventy ninth y r of American Independence.
Jan 10 2t ____ 52.
To All Isrterested.
T HE subscriber returns hisa thanks to those
wh, have alwaays paid him promptly'berei
tofore, and hppes they will continue to do so. It he
is compelled to sue the balance that ow'e'hiin, it'will
be done with reluctance after the liberal liatronage
bestowed upon him, but his debts must be pai4.
Also, all Persons indebted to Clark & - Tilltson,
at Harrisburg S. C., are notified that more 'th'an a
year has elapsed since the firmwas dissolved by
limitation ; and their debts are past due, and maus$
o settled.- :
Col .rigu S......, Jun.. o8,1855 e 52

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