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MESSRS. COLTER & SCOOTER, Editors,
"Let idle Ambition her baubles pursue, While Wisdom looks down with disdain, The home of the farmer has charms ever new, Where health, peace and competence reign." 0:7" The Life History of Farmer Thrif ty," has been received, but came too late for this issue. We hope our fair correspon. dent will continue to favor us with her lu cubrations. We are sure that no one peruses the effusions of her gifted pen, either in prose or verse, without being entertained and edified. -*0* OVERSEERS, READ THIS! IT will be remember by the Overseers of Edgefield, that Col. M. FRAZIER has offered a fine Watch, as a reward to the Overseer (working not less than ten hands) who will report the best managed farm, largest crop, per hand, of Cotton, Corn, Wheat and Poik, for the present year. Col. FnAziEn has just returned from the North and laid before us this elegant prize. It is a fine English Lever Watch, encased in a heavy silver Hunting Case, upon the back of which is beautifully engraved, " Present rd by M. Frazier, Edgefield, S. C., as a re ward of merit." We assure those who are contestants for this valuable prize, that it is eminently wor thy of the donor, and calculated to call forth all the energy and skill of which the candi dates may he possessed. Remember then, that the prize is now fairly upon the stake, and that the " longest pole k-nocks dozen the persinon." Whip! Whip! Hurrah! 07 WE commence this week some ex tracts from [Ion. ZADOCK PRATT'S lecture on the horse, and invite the attention of amatures ad stock raisers to this interesting subject. Raising horses and mules at this time of high prices for both, is worthy of the attention and calculations of farmers. Is it economy to produce cotton at low prices and purehase horses and mules from Ken tucky at present rates? We may raise, by judicious crossing an animal adapted, to our our Carolina pasturage and uses-i. e. the "horse of all work." The full blooded four-mile racer has not stamina and weight enough for this use; though we may by crossing this Stock with the Morgan Stock of Vermont, or the largest French Canadi. ans, attain our object. A fine horse of the Vermont Morgan stock has heen brought out by our enter prising stock raiser, Capt. JAs. CREswELL, near Ninety-Six or Old Cambridge, and a rare opportunity to stock raisers is thus afforded. The Kentucky mule is pushed forward from a foal on rich pastures of succulent grasses, and forced as by hot-bed growth into premature development for a Southern market, hitched to the plow, unacclimated, andI is soon worn out to make cotton to buy another mule-anid so we gee-haw on still. Wo! farmers, and think how much better an Edgefield mule is than a Kentucky mule. lHe is smaller and large enough, more active and brisk, easier fed and curried, and carry ing his ears erect, will live and wear nearly as long again. We have also fine speci mens of Jacks in our District, and refer to those of Messrs. Mims, Holland and Curry, as such.-B~ut more of this hereafter. COUCHl IN IHORSES. I-r is said that small twigs of Cedar, chopped fine and mixed with their grain, will cure a cough in horses, and that it has beena used with complete success. A strong tea made of Cedar twigs is also said to be a certain cure for the bloody murrain in cattle. It can either be given in a mash or as a drench. A STE.)! PLOW. Wxsee by one of our exchange papers that a Mr. HE~nRY CowING of Louisiana, has invented a Steam Plow. It is said to be simple in its cohstruction-a velocepede on wheels, sixteen feet high and eight feet apart, with a governing wheel eight feet in diame ter. If this useful invention is as efficient as represented, it will not be a difficult mat ter to subsoil or turn over our tenacious clay lands. We cannot imagine that it will ever be usedl in tilling a crop, but if it comes up to the sample, it will be some in preparing our soil. But the best of its many merits is, that after you have prepared your soil, you can then convert it into a locomotive and carry your produce to market. .It is saidl to travel on a good road at the rates of twenty five miles an hour. It can be used for varn ous purposes. This is really too good to be true. TO PRESERTE A BOUQUET OF FLOWERS. As our readers were recently informed howv to make an inimitable " Flower Vase," we furnish them with a simple mode of pre serving a bouquet, for a month or more, in a state of freshness almost equal to that when growing in their mother earth. A florist of many years experience gives the following directions. "First get the bouquet, which is not very easy to do just nlow, but wihen you get it sprinkle it lightly with fresh water. Then put it into a vessel containing soapsuds, which will nutrify the roots and keep the flowers as bright as new. Trake the bouquet out of thes suds every morning and lay it sideways, the stalks entering first, in water. Keep it there a minute or two, then take it out, and sprinkle the flowers lightly by the hand wvith water. Replace in the soap suds and it will bloom as fresh as when first ga thered. The soap-suds need changing every three- or four days. By observing these rules a bouque rcan be kent bright and beau tiful for at least a month, and will last lon ger, in a very passable state; but the atten tion for the fair but frail creatures, as direct ed above, must be strictly observed, or the last rose of summer will not be left faded alone, but all will perish. REASONS WHY FARMERS SIOULD PURSUE THEIR BUSINESS AS A SCIENCE. THE following is from the Ohio Farmer, and as we deem it too good to be lost, we recommend it to the careful attention of our readers. We hope its length will not pre vent our friends from giving it a studious perusal. 1. Because Agriculture is a Science. Every'man who has pursued, even moder ately, the Science of Vegetable Physiology, understands perfectly that almost all the modern improvements in fruit culture have been made, because men have devoted them selves to the study of the great facts in re gard to the growth of plants and trees; the circumstances in which they flourish most; the chemical analysis of the elements which compose them, and the modifications of which they are susceptible, by proper care and cultivation. Just so in respect to the vari ous soils which the farmer has to manage. If he knows the chemical elements which compose them, and those which compose the various products he wishes to grow, he will be able to adapt his crops to his soil, and his manures to both, in a way which will prove to all that Agriculture has its laws; and that acting in conformity with them, is the basis of the only true art in farming. For example: wheat contains gluten and starch in such proportions that they compose together sceentyfvc per cen tun of its entire substance. Now, if the farmer undertakes to raise wheat on a soil which does not contain the elements of starch and gluten, lie will fail. His soil will not give that which it does not possess. His lost labor and wasted capital will be the penalty of his ignorance of the scientific condition of permanent success. On the other hand, the knowledge of these condi tions, and the application of them in the ex ercise of caution, common sense and reason. able skill, will bring an abundant reward. Every department of the great business of farming is full of the illustrations of the point that we are now on namely, that Agricul ture is a Science, and that its laws, when known and applied, will secure results as certain as any that attend the application of the laws of Hydraulics in Machinery, or those of light and chemistry in the beautiful pro. ductions of the Daguerreau art. 2. Because Agriculture pursued as a Science, with the needful caution and per verance, is a source of the highest and most constant pleasure. No thinking, active mind is content with mere processes of muscular efort. To such a mind, the tread-mill of a farmer's work, pursued from generation to generation, in the same unvarying monotony, is tiresome enough. The toil becomes doubly toilsome, because it is enlivened by no living and in quiring thought. And the farmer himself becomes almost as stupid as the cattle he feeds, except politics, or literature, or re ligion, shed at intervals, and from afar, a beam of cheerful light on his mind. But let every process have its well disgested theory ; let every piece of work, while done in its time, and most efficiently performed, be an experiment which compares different modes of manuring or cultivation; let every change be made on sober thought, and with a full knowledge of the objects to be gained, and of the best and cheapest means of gaining them; in short, let the life of a true Scienco send its healthy pulsations through the whole system of a farmer's work, and lhe feels a joy " unfelt before," in every work to which he sets his hand. His farm becomes his laboratory. The pleasure felt by the Chem ist or Artist, as he communicates these dis coeries which bring the ends of the earth together, and revolutioniize the social condi tion of nations, is shared by the careful and laborious student in Scientific Agriculture. For he is applying similar principles, and his labors tend to a similar result. Every crop is a study to him, for it has its own laws to be studied. Every season has its charm for him, for its changes and chances must he carefully waitchecd. lie must make suns, showers, and snows and frost, and fire, all to minister to his interests and work out his ends. And in doing all this-and all this he will do, if lie works with open eye and careful hand-will lie not find a pleas ure so constant as to enliven his heaviest toil, and so varied as to strip of their charms the false attractions of city life, and so pure ly intellectual and refined, as to place him in dignity and aim side by side with the great brotherhood of thinking men, whose hands have been busy, but whose brains have been more busy still; and who have done most for the wealth and comfort of the race, because they have done most for its improvement in all solid and end~Ur ing Science. 3. Because it u-ould &c grealyg to t he pic cuniary advantagc of the farmer to pursue his vacation as a Science. If he pursues his wvork simply because lie has done so before, or because his father or his neighbors have done so, ho shuts out all improvement, If he makes changes blindly, he is much more likely to lose than to gain. Beside:: if he makes experiments at random, some of his neighbors-and per haps he himself-will set down his failures to the account of Scientific farming; and be the more confirmed in their old ways, because of his blindness and blundering in a singrle case. But if he studies, during his leiure the results of former experiments in the de partment he is enquiring about; if he con verses wvith intelligent mien, who have beenI successful in the same branch, and who un derstand and will explain to him the princi pes and processes which they have adopted, he wvill be safe in following their example. And thus proceeding-with thought ever active, and making due account of all differ ences betwveen his experiment and theirs, he will very probably be far more successful than in any other wvay. A little example of the disadvantages of ignorance, on a single point, will illustrate this matter. WVithin sight of the window by wvhose light the pro. sent article is written, is a strawvberry .bed. Its owner prepared the ground carefully, enriched it wvell, and planted it with plants of a choice kind, in the very best manner. He has hoed, and manured, and mulched, and wvatered new for two full years. The plants have grown, and spread, and flourish ed greatly. Every spring the ground has been white with flowers; but no fruit has been matured. And the owner has just discovered that the kind he planted was a pistillate kind. Of course it could never ripen its fruit. He has lost two year's fruit from his ignorance of this single fact. Ilis neighbor, wvho lives but a little distance off, has had abundant supplies, from a bed but little larger, and no better cultivated, be cause he planted one row of Early Scarlets b.....e.. ev.,y ..,o or three rows of his pistil late kinds. This is a single case. Millions more might be gathered on a large scale as well as on a small one, all ov6r our land. But we must stop now. We close with a single remark: The strictest Science is the mother of the truest Art. THE R1ORSE. WE take the following extracts from Hon. ZADoCK PRATT'S lecture delivered before the New York Mechanics' Institute. " Ma. PREsIDENT.-In accepting your invitation to address you this evening, I have selected, as the subject of my remarks, that noble animal, THE HoRsE. It is often said, that as woman holds the first place in the affections of man, the horse the second ; and so justly is his estimation bestowed, that beautiful woman, so far from resenting this rivalry, joins with man in al. lowing the horse a high rank in her own esteem. We cannot wonder at this, when we re menber the immense amount 'of benefit which has been derived from this valuable animal. A glance at history assures us that improvement in the breed of horses has kept even pace with the march of civilization; and until the variouB qualities of the horse were made available for the wants of man, but little progress was made. in the elevation of barbarous tribes to the importance o civilized nations. If the horse has then exercised such an influence upon mankind in general, he is certainly worthy of your attention this even ing; and I have the additional assurance ol interest, in the fact that he has never before been made the subject of a lecture, to my knowledge. In the course of a long and active life which has now extended over the space o three score years allotted to man, I have worn out more than a thousand horses it my service, and a strong love for the subjec has induced me to give it more than ordinary attention. My remarks therefore, will prin cipally be the result of my own experienc and observation, with the exception of i few general remarks relating to the origi and characteristics of the horse, to which I will first invite your attention. The horse family is distinguished from al other animals by having an undivideed hoof a simple stomach, and from the position o the teats of tie female. It is divided into two classes: the com mon horse, with its varieties of work horse carriage, hunter, and race horse; all of whicl have important peculiarities, which I shal mention ; and that class, the type of whicl is the common jackass, and which include. the quagga and zebra, not found in thi. country, and, I may say, not wanted either Many conflicting opinions have been held as to the country in which this valuable ani mal originated, and two now have man) adherents, all others having been given up These two are Arabia and Egypt. For m) own part, I am inclined to think that Egyp is undoubtedly entitled to the palm, and al investigation only confirms me in the beliel Without taking up your time with the argu ments on either side, I will only say that thi Sacred Scriptures, in describing the earl: stages of the world, mention the horse a being used in Egyjwhile, in much mor4 modern times, when Mahomet fought hi battles in Arabia, there was not a singl< horse in the camp, proving their extremt scarcity, if not their total absence, in th< coun try. The horse is undoubtedly the most usefu and manageable of all animals knowvn t< man. In gracefulness <>f carriage, dignitj of motion, and in obedience to the will o his master, he is superior to every othei quadruped. Lively, and full of high spirits he is yet gentle and tractable. Keen ant arent, he is more firm and persevering thai any other animal, and all these qualities es pecially fit him for* the purp)oses to whicl man han~s applied him. Tie works patientl: and steadily at the plough, or in drawin; the loaded cnrriage ; he deports himself wiul p)rie while whirling along thme light pleasurt vehicle, or jingling the merry hells of thi quick moving sleigh. lie sometimes dance: with delight as he prances along with hi: martial rider on his back, and he enters upor the race with as keen a zest as his owner seeming to exult in success, or, with down cast head, to experience shame in defeat Whilst ministering to so many multiplie< wants of man (luring life, his remains arn applied to many important branches of mann fcture, and, though civilized nations makt no use of his flesh, it is an important iten in the food of nmany barbarian tribes, when it is considered a delicacy, and a spirituou liquor is made from the milk of the mare which is as eagerly sought after, as is the in toxicating wvine by us. And now let m< give ysu my idea of a good horse. He should be about fifteen and a hal hands high ; the head light, and clean made wide between the nostrils, and the nostril themselves large, transparent, and open broad in the forehead ; eyes prominent, clear and sparkling ; cars, small, nnd neatly se on ; neck, rather shtort, and wecll set up large arm or shoulder, well thrown back and high ; withers, arched and high ; legs, fine flat, thin, and small boned ; body, round and rather light, though sufficiently large te afford substance when it is needed ; full chest, affording ample play for the lungs; ack, short, with the hind quarters sgt or rather obliquely. Any one possessmng a horse of this make and appearance antl weighing eleven or twelve hundred pounds may rest assured that they have a horse o1 all worth, and a bargain which is wvel1 w~orth getting hold of." Mr. PRaTr- then calls the attention of hit hearers to the " different varieties of horset in foreign countries, and in our own," which we are compelled, from want of space, te defer until next week. Devon Bull, Marion, MY BULL will stand at my house at Five Dol LVlars-to be sent with the cow. MA RION is out of the cow Moselle, whose dan: was imported from England, from Mr. Cokes cle brated stock of Devons, his sire was the celebrated Bul o.M. FR AZIER. Dec r. 3m 49 For the Planters ! Lbs. Peruvian Guano, 10 0100 bbls. Kettlewell's GUANC and SALTS, i flbs. Kcttlewell's CHEMICAL SALTS, 3"Pure ground P'LASTER. The above celebrated Manutes for sale by J. SIBLEY & SON. Hamburg, Nov 14, tf 44 gg The Laurensville Herald, Independent Press mad Anderson Gazette wvill copy the above fouc imes and forward biits to J. S. & SON. $25 Reward. L OST on Saturday the 23d ult., my POCKE' iBOOK, containing three One Ilundred Dol r Bills, and four Fifty Dollar Bills, with my nam< vritten on t':e back of one of the One Hlundre. Dollar Bills. A reward of $25 will be giveni upom loivery of said Pocket Rook and contents, or any nforation concerning it will be thankfully received, M. A. P.\) DGTl'T. CANDIDATES! - or Sheriff. JULIUS DAY. JAMES EIDSON. FELIX E. BODIE, WMil. QUATTLEBUJM, Zor Tax Collector M. B. WHITTLE, BARNEY LAMAR. CHARLES CARTER, THOMAS B. REESE, DERICK HOLSONBAKE, A. R. ABLE, THEOPHILUS DEAN, WESLEY WERTZ. Eor Clerk. R. D. 1 RYAN. WESLEY BODIE. THOS. G. BACON. EDMUND PENN. ror Ordinary. e H. BOULWARE, H. T. WRIGHT, W. F. :DURISOE. NEW FALL DRY GOODS. CORNER OPPOSITE GLOBE HOTEL, AUGUSTA, GA. M ILLER & WARREN, will offer great t inducements to their friends and customers a this season to purchase their FALL and WINTER ii DRY GOODS. p They do not pretend to say they have the richest h and largest stock ever offered in -this city, that they fo have better taste in their aelections, or possess supe- d rior advantages over their neighbors; but they have e certainly the richest and most elegant stock they ii ever had in store. -IN DRESS GOODS b They have Rich Satin Striped Plaid SILKS; Rich Heavy Crocade CoI'd do.d Blk. Satin Striped Plaid and Watered SILKS of new and beautiful styles; ' Plain Red SILKS, and Plain do. Rich Painted Fr. CASIIMERES and DE- t' LAINES ; , Beautiful small fig. DELAINES, for misses' wear ; Plain French MERINOS and CASHMERES, c of every shade ; Sup. fine Blk. Fr. BOMBAZINE; " " CHALLE and DELAINES; a MANTILLAS, TALMAS AND CLOAKS I embracing every variety of patterns and material, from low-priced to the richest and highest cost Goods manufactured. EMBROIDERIES, comprising a large and most elegant assortment of Rich French Worked Collars, Chemizettes, Undersleeves., Stomachers, Handkerchiefs, Infants' Robes and Worked Bodies. -Also- r Maltese Collars, Chemizettes and Sleeves; Rich Embroidered Bands, of the latest styles of work ; r Beautiful lot of Bonnet and Neck Ribbons; Linen Cambric hem-st'ed Handkerchiefs, Mitts, Gloves; Black and White Silk Hosiery ; Alpaca and M5o. c ravian Iose; a Ladies and Mlisses Hose, all sizes; I " Silk and Merino Vests and Misses do. -IN HOUSE-KEEMPING ARTICLES They have an endless variety of TOWELLINOS TABLE NAPKINS and DOYLES; I 12-4 Linen and Cotton PILLOW CASE Goods, 0 TABLE CLOTHS, all sizes, of the richest Damask and Snow drop figures. French and English CASS1MERES, BROAD CLOTHS, VESTINGS, TWEEDS, Welsh PLANNELS, and every other article kept in the Dry Goods line. Persons visiting the City, can rely on finding the c newest styles of Goods, and in richness anc. variety b unsurpassed in any market, to which their attention is invited, as they will be offered at low prices. I A ugusta, Nov 25 tf 44 AGNEW, FISHER & AGNEW, NEWBERRY C. H., S. 0., I3MPOR TER S & D E A LERS IN HARDWARE, PA IN TS, OILS, ~ wVigow Glas, Gro ceries, Dry Goods, &c., And Buyers of Cotton and country produce. If Planters visiting this Market wall find it grcatly to their advantage by giving us a call. *AGNEW, FISHER & AGNEW. INewberry C. HI., A pril 13, tf 13 OT The Abbeville Blanner will please copy four months. STATE OF SOUTil CA ROLINA, EDGEFIELD DISTRICT. Ricaird Gregory, v.. Alex. Gregory and athers IT appearing to nay satisfaction that John Grego ryEaser anknShadracha Decs and wife Ce lia, and James Rlankin nad wife Harriet, Defendants in this case, reside without thec linmits of this State, It is thecrefore orderei, that they do appear and object to the division or sale of the real Estate of Sarah Gregory, dlec'd., on or before the first day of A pril next, 1855, or tLeir consent to the samea wilt be entered on record. I , I. T. WRIG HT, o. x. o. IOrdinary's Office, Dec 18 3m 5) sTrATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, EDGEFIELD DISTRICT, a IN EQUITY. Joel P. Ridgell & llellen 1 Palnehs ie Bill for Partition j Jacob William Pope, ad Relief' Francis Mlarion and| Josephine M. Pope. ) B Y Virtue of an Order of the Court of Equity, in thais case, granted by his honor F. HI. Ward law, at June term, A. D. 1854, alt the creditors of thac minaaos, Hellen Pauline Ridgell, (formerly Pope) e Jacob Willianm Pope, Francis M. Pope and Jose- hi phine M. Pope, are ordered to appear before me, on I or by the finst Mlonday ini May next, to prove and establish their demaands,or else thaey will be debarred e all claims against the assets of the estate oif the said Alinors. A. SIalKINS, C. E. E. D. Jan 10, 1.355. -15t 1 - HANPTON'S SHOP! T lIE Blacksmith is still at his post near the foot of the hill, ready to do EVERY JOB corn- t1 mitted to his hands in the best style of the day. le C hopes to receive a liberal share of public custom, as a he is prepared with the BEST OF MATERIA LS o from that best of Hardware Stores, " Robinson & e Jackson's." Remember Old Hlamp ! "lHe makes his aledge-hanmmer For to rise and to fulal And he strikes thais, And he strikes that, And then he strikes all!' Tranakadillo ! TlE Subscriber begs leave to add, to what has been so well said above, that ho is sole proprietor of r H AMPTON'S SH-OP, and will endeavor to have everythinag done up brown, or not at a'l. gr PLOW WORK thankfully received andr promptly done at all tianes. A.S KN. Jana 24, ly 2 State of South Carolina, ra EDGEFIELD DISTRICT, LN EQUITY. Coster & Coxe and 1Bill in nature of Bill of Abram Martin, Supplemenatand Revivor, vs. ' (to Marshal Assets, call iu Lydia W. Crabtree. JCredits, 4-c. IT appearing that the Defendant Lydia W. Crab Ltree resides without the limits of the State, On motion by Mr. Carroll, Solicitor, Ordered that said a Defendant demur, plead or answer in this case with- t in three months from the date of this Order, or the said bill will be taken pro confesso against her. A. SIMKINS, c. 5. 3. D. Feb 19, 1855. 3m 6 Manufactured Tobacco ! aJUST Received direct from the Factory, Thirty UBoxes CHEWING TOBACCO, comprising Four Choice Brands, viz: Honey Dew, Oronoco, - Extra and Premium. For sale by the Box, or at retail at LOWV PRICES. Don't fail to call and sample before buying elsewhere. G. L. PENN, Aour. Oct 26 tf 41 Good Peach Brandy ! J UST received a large supply of PURE OLD a at PEACH BRANDY. s. E. ROWERS, Anar.v lr....n..~rg, o2 ti 45 i. f.i L EW BY682 Ca , WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALER IN READY-MADE CLOTHINC, r M. NEWBY'& CO., under U. S. Hotel, Augusta, Ga., are now receiving the LARGEST, . BEST and MOST FASHIONABLE ASSORTMENT of SPRING AND SUMMER READY-MADE CLOTHING, ver offered in the City of Augusta. In addition to which, we are weekly receiving FRESH UPPL1ES from our iouse in New York. We also keep constantly on hand a large Stock of YOUTH'S AND CHILDREN'S CLOTHING. ALSO, a full assortment of FURNISHING ARTICLES, for gentlemen's wear. " Country Merchants and all persons visiting Augusta will find it to their interest to xamine our Stock, as we are determined to offer our Gnods at the lowest prices imaginable. Auust,. April 3,1854. tf 12 Gleason's Pictorial For the Year 1855. M. BALLOU, who has edited the " Pictori. .ie al" from the commencement, having bought at the late proprietor, Mr. F. Gleason, will conduct iis popular and widely circulated paper on his own ecount. The new volume will be radically improved I every respect, and will be published on finer pa. er than ever before, which quality will be continued enceforth without change. Many new and popular atures will at once be introduced, and the literary epartment will present an array of talent and inter. st beyond anything it has before attempted. The lustrations will be finer, and by better artists than ave before been engaged upon the paper, and alto. ether the publication will be vastly improved and eautified. Arrangements have been made for representing uring the year, views of the most notable buildings rid localities throughout the United States, as well giving likenesses of the most prominent charac ra, male and female, of artists and men of genius, ich as have, by their own industry and skill, made r themselves a fortune and a name. In addition > these, various notable European scenes and oc arrences will also be given from week to week, iming a brilliant illustrated journal. Terms :-Invariably in Advance.-One sub .riber, one year....................... $3 00 'our subscribers, one year............... 10 00 'en "; "4 t ..... 20 20 W Any person sending sixteen subscribers at ie last rate, will receive the seventeenth copy gratis. Address M1. M. BALLOU, Publisher and Proprietor, Corner of Tremont and Bromfield St's, Boston, Mass. 'o the Planters of Edgefield, GREAT SACRIFICE! I'WENTY per cent can be saved by buying BOOTS and SHO'aS at the Planters' Depot. e Stock is all New and Fresh, and warrant i to give general satisfaction. Amongst this large ad well-selected Stock may be found ,000 Pair Mens Heavy Rip Plantation Brogans, 5,000 " " " Ruset " " 5,000 " Boys Rip and Ruset " 1 3,000 " Mens' Ditching and Hunting Boots, 'ogether with a LARGE and SPLENDID Stock r Ladies, Gentlemen, Boys, Misses and Children's. Boots and Shoes, OF THE LATEST STYLES, AND ALL DESCRIPTIONS. Among this fine Stock can be had Gentlemen's 'rcch-made Boots and Gaiters. Also, Ladies 'rench Gaiters of Kid Glove Leather. The Public are respectfully invited to call and xamine before purchasing elsewhere as Goods will freely shown and one price asked. L Please Remember the name and rumber ROBERT CARROLL, aPRIETOR OFTitE PLANTss' BooT & SnoE Utroi No 251 Broad-St., opposite the U. S. Hotel, Augusta, Georgia. P. S.-I also keep on hand a large Stock of Ladie nil Gentlemen's Travelling Trunks, Carpet Bag nd Valises. Also Misses' School Satchels-all o1 hich will be sold low for Cash. R. C. Oct 5 Gm 38 F I S K'S atent Metalic Burial Cases r IIESE valuable air-tight and indestructible Ca ses, for protecting and preserving the Dend foi rdinary interment, for vaults, for tsansportation, oi ,r any other desirable purpose, are offered for sah this Village, cheap for Ca0h, by J. M. WITT. P. S.-I have on hand an assortmieut of all rizes July 27 tf 28 Notice. LL Persons anywise indebted to the Estate o k Anna Anderson, dee'd., are hereby requeste make immediate payment, and those having de iands against said Estate will please render in thei ecounts forthwith, properly attested. UIEO. .J. ANDERSON, A dn'or. Dec 6 tf .47 Notice s thus given to all persons indebted to Mirs Elizabeth Martin, dee'd., to make immnediat. ament, and those having demands against said s'tate, will render them in forthwith, properly at sted. G. W. BURTON, Ex'or. Nov 9 tf 43 Caution. LL Persons are cautioned against tradling for. . Note given by me, to Mrs. Sarah Robertson r bearer, fur one hundr ed and ten dollars, for the ire of ber negro man silas, dated about the last of -eember 1853, and payable the 25th December 854, for I am determined not to pay it unless 1 am~ mipelled by law, as :he negro was sick the princi. al part of the year. W. L. PARKS. Febe 21f 6 Notice to Guardians, ~LL Guardians, Committees and Trustees, -iwhose duty it is to make annual returns of eir transactions as such into the Commnissioner's flie at Edgefield C. 11., arc hereby notified to ake their returns for the present year by the 10th SA pril. Other wise, they will be ruled without eeption. The law must be enforced. A. SIMIKINS, C. E. E. D. Com'rs. Office, Jan 29, 1855. 10t 3 State of South Carolina, EDGEFlELD DISTICT, IN COMMON PLEAS. S. E. ]Bowers, ) vs. Foreign Attachment. J. M1. Robinson. [ H E Plaintiff in the above case having this day filed hiis Declaration in my Office, and the De 'ndant having neither wife nor Attorney known to :side within the limits of this State, on wvhon >pies of said Declaration with rules to plead can be rved: On motion of Mr. STrLES, Attorney fo: Iintiff, Ordered that said Defendan t appear and lead to said Declaration within a year and a day 'am the date hereof, or final and absolute judgmnen 'ill be awarded against him. TITOS. G. BACv.N,c. c.E5.D. Clerks Office, March 6, 18541. ly 12 Notice, LL Persons indebted to the Estate of A. S Gregory, d ee'd., previous to his death, will cake payment as soon as convenient, and those aving demands will present them in legal form, tc ri aesge.MARY GREGORY, THTOS. JONES. ~ Ad'ors Feb14 3m5 W a n t e d, GOOD BLACKSMITH, by the month oi .year, for whom liberal wages will be given Lpply to the Subscriber, at Edgefield C. HI. S. F. GOODE. Jan31 tf 3 Notice, LL~ Persons indebted to the Estate of Nathar - A. Norris, dee'd., are hereby notified to maki arly paynment, and those having demands againsi id Estate will render them in properly attested y the first of June next. A. D. BATFER, Ex'or. M1z,7 3m' 8 NEW FALL GOODS! FULL SUPPLIES! W ILLIAM SHEAR, Augusta, Ga., has re-' ceived from New York his FULL SUP PLIESof FANCY AND STAPLE DRY GDODS, em bracing a large and splendid assortment suitable for the Fall and Winter season, among which are Rich Fancy colored Silks, of new and beautiful styles; Plain Black Silks, in great variety of style, and of superior quality; Rich Paris printed DeLaines, and Fancy of all Wool Plaids; Lupin's colored white and black Merinos, and plain colored DeLaines; A very large supply of small-figured, all-wool printed DeLaines, for children, of new and beauti ful styles ; English and American Fancy Prints, in a great variety of styles; Superior Scotch fancy Ginghams, of new and beautiful Winter styles; Elegant French Embroideries, embracing La dies' Collars, Chemizettes, Undersleeves and Iland kerchiefs, of new and splendid styles; Ladies' Black and Colored Cloth Cloaks and Tal mas of the latest styles; Ladies. Rich Enibroidered and Plain Paris Silk Velvet Cloaks; . A large supply of Ladies', Misses' and Children's Hosiery, of the best make; Ladies and Gentlemen's Sup. Gauntlet Gloves; Ladies' and Misses' Merino and Silk Vests; Gentlemen's and Youth's Silk and Merino Shirts and Drawers; Superior Welch Gauze, Saxony and Silk Warp and Heavy Flannels; Superior English Colored Flannels, for Ladies' Sacks; English and American Cotton Flannels, of extra quality; A very large supply of Mourning Goods, for La dies' use, of superior quality; aipTior 12-4 Linen Shectings and Pillow Case Linens; Superior 8-4 and 10-4 Table and Damask Dia pers, some of extra quality; Rich Damask Table Cloths and Napkins, some of extra size; Scotch and Bird's Eye Diapers, extra fine, for children's wear; Heavy Scotch Diapers and Hunkabanks, for Towelling-; Superior Whitney and Merino Blankets of extra size and quality; Superior Crib Blankets; Also, a great variety of other seasonable articles suitable for Family and Plantation use. The public are respectfully invited to call and examine the as sortment. W. S. especially solicits a call from his long-con tinued friends and patrons, and assures them that no exertions on his part will be wanting to supply them with the latest and most desirable styles of Goods, at the lowest prices. Augusta, Nov 14 tf 44 Hardware and Cutlery. T O ALL our old friends, we would say, we are thankjul for past favors, and to all others who may wish Goods in our line ;-call and see us also, or send your orders. We will make every effort (and it is notorious of the Goods we keep) to give "&general aatisfaction." Our prices SHALL be in accordance with the times ; always assuring our customers to sell them at the LOWEST MAR EKT PRICES. We have now in Store a fine Stock and are re eiving weekly. Amongst which may be found, 50 Tons Band and Hoop IRON, 250 " Sweed " assorted, 150 " English " " 200 Smith BELLOWS, all qualities, 500 Kegs " Peru" NAILS, 50 Tons CASTINGS, 100 Dozen Door LOCKS, 100 " Iad " 500 " Till, Chest. Draw and Trunk .ocks, IUO " A XES, Collins, Levette's and other mnkes, 10 " Superior BROAD AXES, 500 " JIOES, all qualities. To enumerate is too tedious. We have the Goods and want to sell them. We keep all things necessary for Mills of every style, Corn Shellers, Straw Cutters, Vices, A nvils, Smith Tongs. Circular, h and, anid all other kind of Saws, Screw and lBales, Knives and Forks, Pocket Knives, Seissors, Shears, Screws, Eolts, Spirit Levels, Ganges, Candlesticks, P'lanmes, H orse Shoes and Nails, Brushes, Coff'ee Mlills, Halter, Trace, Stretch, Log, lBreast, Continued and Fifth Chains, Rope, Files of all kinds, a beautiful Lot of Gunis, of all qualities, Pist..ls, Percussion Caps, Curry Comnbes, Ganme and Sho~t Bags, Powder Flasks, D~ram Flasks, Sand and Waffle irons, Braes and Bitts, Augers, Chisels, Hammers, Drawing Knives, Mortars, Kettles, Stew Pans, &c., &c. ROBINSON & JACKSON. Hlamburg, Dec 4 tf 47 Negro Blankets and Cloths, W ' 'L i A SH E AR, AUGaSsA, G A., respect fulyivites the attention of Planters to his large supply of NEGRO ItLA NK ETS and NE GRO CLOThS, which he is preparimg to sell at very low prices. Augusta, Nov 14 tf 4 STATE OF SOUTH- CAROLINA. EDGEFIEL~D DISTRICT. IN COMMON PLE AS. James M. Richardson,) ~e. Attachment. Moses Saunders. Jamies M. Richardson,) es. Attachment. Moses Saunders. T HIE Plaintiff in the above cases having this day filed his declaration in may Office, and th~e De fendant having neither wife nor Attorney known to reside within the limits of this State, on whom copies of said Declarations with rules to plead can be served : On motion of Messrs. Spann & Miagrath, Plaintiff's Attorneys, Ordered that said Defendant appear and plead to said Declarations within a year and a day from the date hereof, or final and absolute judgemnent will be given against him. THOS. G. BACON, c. c. a. n Clerk's Office, Mar 6, 1855. Iyq 8 State of South Carolina, EDGEFIELD DISTRICT. IN EQUITY. Amos Landrum and1 James Hatcher, Ad'rs. vs. Bill for Relief, Iustruc Barthey Hatcher, rtions, 4-c. John Hatcher, and others.J IT appearing to my satisfaction that John Hatcher, J.Martin Phillips and his wife Polly, Washington Hardy and his wife Elizabeth and - Thomas daughter of John Thomas, reside beyond the limits of this State, On motion of BoNHAMs & MASa , Complainant's Solicitor, Ordered, That the said Defendants do plead, answer or demur to the bill of complaint in this case, within three months from the dato of the publication of this notice, or said bill will be taken pro confesso against them. A. SIMKINS, C. E. E. D. Mar 1, 1855. 13t 8 Notice. VHE Subscriber contemplating a change in his ..business, early the ensuing spring, earnestly requests all indebted, toeall and settle their accounts previous to the first of January next. .Interest will be charged on ALL accounts of over six months standing, remaining unpaid at that time. M. A. R ANSOM, AGEar. h~uran Dec25 tf 50 South Carolina Institute. I'3" "''' AR 0r ** CAROLINA INSTITUTE, for the promotion of ART, MECHANICAL INGENUITY AND INDUs. rRy, will be held at the New Hall, recently erected mn Meeting-street, in the city of Charleston, com. menc o.DNESDAY, APRIL 11, and continuing open for exhibition until the twenty. lfth of April. The Directors of the Institute, take great pleasure in stating to the public that, by the liberality of the State and city, they have been enabled toersetala R commodious and elegant building, capable of hor inIs main Hall, 3500 persons, and also, in connee 4 k with it, a very well adapted and spacious 3fACHIN : ROOM, which will enable ther to furnish sufficient' power for any kind of Machinery that may be ofred for exhibition. Suitable premiums will be given to the best speci. mens in Art, Mechanism and other branches of In dustry; also of Cotton, Rice, Sugar, Tobacco, Wheat, Rye, Oats, Potatoes and other agricultural products. The Ladies, to whom the Institute has been so much indebted, are respectfully informed that suitable pre. miums will be provided by the Committee and award. - ed to the best specimens in every department of Ldies work. The following special premiums are offered: For the best STEAM ENGINE, a Gold Medal. For the best model of an improved FIRE ENGINE, a Gold Medal. For the best improved SEA ISLANDCOTTON GIN on some new principle, superior to those now in general use, or for any real or important improve. ment thereon, a Gold Medal. For the invention of asuitable MACHINE FORPUL VERIZING RED PEPPER, R God Medal. For the six best specimens, of STEEL, made from Spartanburg or other Iron, the product of a Sou thern State, and manufactured into Edged Tools of any kind, a Gold Medal. N. B.-A specimen of the Steel in bars to be sent with the Tools. For the best specimen of American SCULPTURE, a Silver Pitcher. For the largest quantity of COCOONS raised on one plantation, not less than ten bushels, a Silver Pitcher or Fifty Dollars. For the largest quantity of SPUN SILK, the produce of one plantation, not less than ten pounds, a Silver Pitcher or Fifty Dollars. For the best STALLION, a Silver Cup. For the best MARSH TACKEY STALLION, a Sil ver Cup. For the best MARSH TACKEY GELDING, a Silver Cup. For the best pairof MARSH TACKEYS, for dranght, a Silver Cup. For the best specimen of SUN FLOWER SEED OIL, not less than one gallon, a Silver Cup. For the best specimen of RAPE SEED OIL, not less than one gallon. a Silver Cup. For the best CASHMERE R AM, a Silver Cup. For the best CASHIMERE EWE, a Silver Cup. For the best three-quarter blood CASHMERE KID, a Silver Cup. For the best RAM. a Silver Cup. For the best BOAR, a Silver Cup. For the best ESSAY ON SOUTHERN GRASSES, Ruflin Prize Silver Pitcher. All articles entered for premiums must be sent in on )r before Saturday, seventh day of April next, direct .d to the care of the Clerk of the South-Carolina In itute, Charleston. Articles may be sent after that lay for exhibition only. Contributors to the Fair are respectfully requested to send full descriptions of the krticles and such general Information as may be of use to the Judges, and suitable for publication. WM. M. LAWTON, President. WM. KIRKWOOD, 1st Vice President. JOSEPH WALKER. 2d Vice President. W. G. DESAUSSURE, Sec'y and Treas. DsaECToas. 1. G. N. REYNoLDs, Jr. 7. L. A. EDmoNDITON. 2. J. H. T.syt.oa. 8. J. M. EASON. 3. C. D. CaRa. 9. T. GRANGE SIXoNs. 4. F. J. PoaCHEa. 10. H. CosIA. 5. C. Y. Rrcuianson. I11. E. C. JoNas. 6. Wm. LEnBY. l12. - - . Jan 24 tf 2 Edgefield & Cheatham Plank R. FROM and after the 1st May next, the Edgefield & Cheatham Plank Road will be opened from Mr. JAMEs GaiMIN's to the junction with the Ham burg & Edgefield Plank Road, a distance of about five miles, and the following Rates of Toll' will be exacted. Itates of Toll. Four, five and six horse Wagons, 5 ets per mile Three " O " 4 " " " Two '' S 3 " "t " Two " Carriages 3 " " " One " " 2 " " " Horseback travellers, 1 "4 " " Vehicles on meeting, are each entitled to half the PLANK TRACK, and the Drivers are required to, turn io the " RIGHT I" S. F. GOODE, PasznDatr. A pril 23, tf 1 A LL Persons inidebted to the Estate of Jacob B. Smsith ,previous to 1st January last, are re quested to make payment, and all having demands against the same wIll h'and them in properly attested. BENJAMIN WALDO, Ex'ors. GEO. A. ADDISON. Aug 10 tf 30 Particular Notice, To the Stockholders of thre Edgefelid Odd Fellowes' and Masonic Biuilding Associa lion : GENTLEMEN: You will come fotward and py to Jas. B. Sullivan, Treasuirer, or A. Ramsey, A gent, the Third inistailment of 10 per ccnt. on your Stock. And those who have given their Notes for the Firset and Second Instalments, are earnestly re quested to take them. up, as we nt ed nioney to have - the work advanaced. Pleaac respond early. A. G. TEAGUE, Pres't. JIune 22 tf 22 Ad iitao' Notice. A LL Persons hiaving demiands against tho Estate of Win. 11. Adiams,,1lee'd., are hereby notified to present the same, lirioperly attested, for payrment,. and those who are indebted to the Estate, are re quested to make payment to 'E. PENN, A dm'or. Jan 24 tfi 2 STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, EDGEFILD DISTRICT. IN EQUIITY. MW. S. Martin, Ex'ors of1 Robert Martin, dee'd. vsg. Bill for Accounts, Ac John Marsh, an N. Ilankerson adothcrs J I N Pursuance of the Order of Chan. WAnn:.AW Lin this eause, all and smngular, the Creditors of the Defendant John Mtarah, claiming under the assignment executed by the said .John Marsh, when amited to the bene.fit of tho insolvent Debtors Ac- - count, arc hercby required to be and appear in my Officc on the nineteenth day of May next, to make proof of their respective demands. In de fault ot' which they will be excluded from all benefit of th Deeree to be pronounced in this cause. A. SlMKlNS, c. z. z. r. Feb 21 3m 6 STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA. EDGEFIELD DISTRIUT. IN COMMON PLE AS.. S. F. Stevens, rU. Foreign Attachment. Chas. T. Harris.) 'H E Plaintiff in the above ease having this day filed hia Declaration in my Office, and the Defendant having neither wife nor Attorney to re aide within the limits of this State, on whom a copy of said Declaration with a rule to plead can be served, On motion of Mr. AnAhis, Plaintiff's Attor ney, Ordered, That said Defendant appear -and plead to said Declaration within a year and a day from the date hereof, or final and absolute judgment will be given against him. THOS. G. BACON, c. c..z. ri. Clerk's Office, A pril 17, 1854. 3y J4 STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, EDGEFIELD DISTRfCT, IN COMMION PLE AS. Milledge L. Bonhamn and Wmn. MW. Burt, 1De4ti mbeba. 's Johni Hill.J W HIER EAS the Plaintifie did on the eighth day, Tof March, A. D., 18546 E their declaratioin against the Defendant, who (as ist ia said) is abaend from and without the limits o( tiit State, and had. neither wife nor Attorney kutown witl1#n the same, upon whom a copy of the said deelataion umigh~t be served, It Is therefore caened,~ Tha the said De fendant do appear- and ple#d to said declaration, within a year and a dal from this date, otherwise fnal and absolute juidgme~nt will he given and awarded against him. T. (G. DACON, c. . D. Clerk's O~ioe, Oct 3,1854. lyq 38 Nottios I8 Heeby ivento all parties concerned,'that a . FN LSETI'LEMIENT of the Estate of John Anderson, dee'd., will bo made at the Ordinar's Office of Edgefleld District, on the 3d day ofApi 1855. All persoas who -have demands against th Estate, will in the meantime, render them in pro perly attested, and those Indebted are required. to make payment. JOHN F. TALBELRT, Ad'r.