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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 cdmpetence reign." PATENT OFFICE SEEDS. We have produced some of the Olive shaped Radish from these seeds, and can re commend them to all lovers of this root, for their early maturity, tender and delicate tex ture as well as delicious flavour. We shall save some seed, and expect to have a few more left of the same sort for the contributors to our department. "The young editors who preside over the "Farmers Department" of the Edgefield Ad. rertiser, talk to us impertinently about not giving them credit for their produce, and put to us a querry so.nething like this: "Where did you get your article on Tar?" Individu ally we are totally oblivious on the subject, but our Publisher informs you that it was not the Advertiser "print." We are sorry that you have lost it, since you are disposed to pine over it at such a rate ; and then from the noise of your machine, and kiln-ing man ner in which you pitch into things, one would suppose you were badly in need of the arti cle. Say, friend SIKINS, those agricultural implements of yours have been sharpened of late ? Old "lamp" has put them through, eh!" The "Yorkville Enquirer," as may be seen from the above extract, thus happily excul pates himself from the charge of purloining our articles. It is not from a stickling spirit that we thus pinc over our darling pets, but we are desirous of conforming to the rules of the press, and only wish others to do un to us, as we are willing to do unto them. We now-make the "amnende honorable" by stating that " there is no tar on that nigger's heel." Although his tar was not taken from " our print," he should have given credit for it, to the paper from which it was taken, so that we could have made the charge against the proper transgressor. " Now is the win ter of our discontent made glorious summer by this son of York." TURIPS. HOWEVER out of season the following hints may seem to some of our readers, we deem the subject worthy of the immediate attention of all -who wish to make a good turnip crop. Although this is the age of progress, yet we venture the assertion that our present generation, and many more to come, will not be able, with all the aid of Science, Chemistry and Agricultural im provements, to compete with our ancestors -those " old fogies" w~ho flourished many, many years ago-in the practical science of raising turnips. While we can procure Guano at $50 per ton, and Gypsum a nd Kettlewell's Salts, to force crops into an unnatural maturity anrd perfection, it is perfectly ridiculous to talk to " Young America" about raising turnips after tho old .fashion way. "Long, long ago," w~hen the farmer made turnips that we'cre turnips, he commenced early in Janua ry and made his fence round a spot of ground convenient to the house, without regard to its richness or sterilty, and penned his cattle upon it, and never failed after each good rain to give his turnip patch a thorough breaking up. Although this method is strict ly an " old fogyism," which may be traced back to the days of Noah; it is yet, never theless, a scientific treatment, which seldom fails to produce an abundant Turnip crop. It will be remembered that the Turnip has a long tap-root from which a number of fibrous feeders branch out in order to sus tain the growth of the Turnip anti top. Hence it is obvious that the earth should be frequently deeply broken up, and all the ma nure thoroughly incorporated with the sub soil, in ordler that these fibrous feeders may take up the proper nutriment. In order that tand may be thoroughly prepared for yield ing a heavy Turnip crop, it should be made rich and mellow. It should be pulverized jp. tctly, and the manure and all nutritive pa.rtcles should be so intimately mixed, that ho ny~er lo w the tap-root shoots, it may al ways be readily supplied with its legitimate If theni, according to the old way, the innd is thoroughly broken up twice a month, omn January until the first of August, and being constantly supplied with fresh ma ~aure, and all being well-mixed and deeply plow -d in, it will not take a Soloman to guce what large turnips might be raised. Tlurnips should be planted in drills and .dtd with the hoa. Clay lands, if pos sible, should not be trodden by stock, or . iy dry weather. Sandy lands may be trodden without injury, if not to advantage. A new ground on sandy soil wvith a clay foundation, is, we think, the most suitable for yielding a large turnip crop. Tunrn ip seed should be saved by removing :he largest turmnips from the patch, and after cutting off the tap-root, transplanting, them to the' vegitable garden. After they have run ur to seed, and before thne seed are ripe, they , uld be tap~ped, by taking off one third the top. By pursuing this plan you will e. ays have large Turnips and fresh ,'ei "rom the 1st of August to the 15th ,,f Se-p 'mnber, if the seasons are favorable, thi- m.n t valuable crop may be sown. 1 .2: UCTXON OF ANTs.-A correspon jet. ot the Philadelphia Ledger, says: -W. give a sure remedy-procure a large si nge, wash it well, press it very dry ; by 30 d sing it wvill leave the small cells open -lay on the shelf where they are most troubl' me, sprinkle some fine whitesugar tI e -og (lghly onere it) two or three times a day, take a bucket of hot water to where the sponge is, carefully drop the sponge in the scalding water, and you vill slay them by the thousands, and soon rid the house of these troublesome insects. When you squeese the sponge, you will be astonished at the number that had gone in the cells." From the Working Farmer. AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION. By what means can agricultural truths be disseminated? All agree that agricultural education is at the lowest ebb, and that some means should be devised for its improvement; but how ? Agricultural colleges have dis tinctly failed-the experiment is fairly aban doned by practical men, and while they ad mit their usefulness for the preparation of teachers, all know that but few of those ed ucated in these colleges become farmers. Even for the preparation of teachers their use is doubted, and many, if not all, prefer those who have pursued agriculture practi cally, and who, in addition, have received such an education as includes a knowledge of the adjunct sciences. The pure chemist and the pure farmer are alike unqualified for such duties, while the few, who may be found in every community, who, from peculiarity of tastes, have rendered themselves masters, to a sutficient degree, of all the sciences con nected with agriculture, and have applied them practically, are at least able to meet the requirements as teachers, and to suit themselves to the current events of the com munity. Among such, then, we must look for teachers, and their services must be avail ed of in every way practicable. Such men should be employed to lecture in agricultural districts; such men should write books on the elements of agriculture for the use of Commtiom Schools, and thus render scientific agriculture part of the common school edu. cation. We are far from objecting to the useful ness of Colleges for general education, but their benefits cannot be made to reach the great mass of farmers; the remedy must be sapplied where it will neet with a wider dis semination. As an example-the use of the Bible and other modes of religious instruc tion in common schools, has.at least render ed the whole community capable of under standing the difterent religious sentiments of the day, to an extent much greater than the general knowledge on political economy and many other subjects not so treated, and still the time occupied in religious instructions in common schools is not great. Suppose that agriculture should be taught in the same way, and that a small portion of every boy's time should be devoted to such study, would not the truths of agriculture, like those of reli gion, become the common property of all? Would not books be written of an elementa ry character, on chemistry as applied to ag riculture, on geology as applied to agricul ture, and, indeed, on all the sciences which bear even remotely on the subject. Applied sciences is always more readily understood than general scientific teachings, and thus a whole community could be taught to regard the greatest interests of the country as at least worthy of some consideration. What does a boy now learn at a country school, that will assist him in his after persuits as a farmer ? A re not nine-tenths of the boys so educated, likely to become farmers, and, if so, why is it that the only subject not taught, in whole or in part, in these schools, is agri culture? Why inot permit the small amount of chemistry, natural philosophy, and natuir al history, usually taught in common schools, to be so arranged as to teach them in their connection with Agriculuture, ard thus, by useful anecdote and application, fasten the facts they contain on the memory of the stu dent ? Will a mechanic or farmer ever for get a chemical fact connected wvith his pur suit? and will not the college student who studies chemistry unapplied, forget almost his whole course by middle life ? [ndeedl, it is undoubtedly true, that a small amount of chemical or any other knowledge acquired in youth in a practical or applied manner, wiill be remembered through life, wvhile a more general course wil be forgotten. WIlY DON'T 1IE DO IT? When the farmer knows that a gate is bet ter, and, as a time-and-labor-saving fixture, cheaper, than a sett of bars and posts, and without calling on a carpenter lhe can himself make one, Wlhy don't he do it ? Wheni lie has no other fastenings to his gates and barn doors than a stone rolled against them and in a single evening after supper is able to make a better one, WhV/y don't he do it ? Or when lie sees the boards di-opping from his barns and out-buildings, and like heaps of rubbish lyiing in piles about his premises, and need only nailing on again, Why don't he do it ? Or if ho is afraid of the expense of nails and is always crying up the maxim of Dr. Franklin, to "Isave the pence and the pounds will take care of themselves," and lie knowvs thait the samo Dr. Franklin also said that " many men are penny wise and pound fool ish," andh he is not careful to think of the precept containedl in the latter, Why don't he do it ! If it is a saving of nearly half the manure of a farmer's stock by keeping them shut up in yards, instead of running at large through most of the winter, Wh~y don't he do it ? If lie knowvs that maiiy of his fields would be greatly imp~roved by dlitching, and by the removel of large stumps and stones, Why don't he do it ? And wihmen lie knows that his pastures would yield nearly double the feed, and of better quality, if the bushes were all cut and subdued, Why don't he do it?1 And if lie can add fifty p~er cent. to the product of his clover-fields, and even his pastures, by the use of gypsum, Why don't he do it ? If a farmer of fifty acres has (as lie should have) use for a good corn sheller and one of the many improved fanning mills, and he has not already obtained both, Why don't hec do it? And if it is cheaper, actually cheaper, to burn dry wood thtan green, and to use a stove instead of an open fireplace, W~hy don't he do it.-Agricultural Exchangc. And wvhen he knowvs that Fruit is cheaper and healthier in a hot climate than Pork, and all it wvants to produce it, is to plant the trees, Why don't hc do it ? And when lie looks in a neighbor's gar den and sees the rich luxuriance of the vege tables and flowvers, and all it wants to have the same, is a little energy, with a triffling cost, Why don't he do it ? And wvhen in the burning sun of summer, he shelters himself beneath some wide, spreading tree, and he knows ho may have the same shade, for the planting, Why don't he do it? And when he knows, that by giving his son a proper agricultural education he may attain at the age of 21 the knowledge that it has taken 1im a half century of experience to attain, WhVly don't hweldo it ? And when he knows that all the arts and' sciences of farming, with all the experience fractical men mae had by subscribinrg for the agricaltural press, Why don't Ac do it ?-Soil of the South. DOI'T KILL THE BIRDS. As Spring advances, our youthful Nim rods feet the influence strong upon them to pop away their old fowling pieces at the birds. Not that they want them for food not that they do not relish their songs-but simply to gratify their innate propensity to destruction that marks our Yankee youth. But we beg the boys to refrain. The little birds are becoming alarmingly scarce in the vicinity of Hartford. We say alarm ingly-for the armies of the palmer worm, caterpillar, and canker worm are alarmingly on the increase. The little birds are the farmer's best friends. They destroy the bugs and the worms that infest his crops and his orchards. Tho blackbird may occa sionally root up a few hills of corn, but he daily gathers more destructive insects as he travels over the newly ploughed fields, than all the corn is worth which he destroys, ten times over. The robin may take a few of your spare cherries, but he is only taking pay for the worms lie swallows, which would have made your garden a desolate waste. The farmer cannot do without the little birds. They are his best friends. We have no doubt that the late ravages of various insects are owing to the wholesale destruc. tion of their enemies the birds. So important is this subject considered by Agriculturists, that the Secretary of the Board of Agriculture in Massachusetts, Mr. Flint, has issued a circular urging upon far mers and others the execution of the string. ent Jaw there is in that State against killing such birds. We have a similar law in this State, and we trust our farmers will see rig. idly to the prosecution of all breakers of it. Their coming crop will reap the bene fit of sparing the little birds.- Hartford Courant. SUBSTITUTE FOR SUGAR CANE. We copy from the New York Journal of Commerce the following extract from a let ter addressed to one of the Editors of that paper by a Missionary in South Africa: I herewith send you a few seeds of a plant indigenous to this country, for the man ufiacture of which into sugar a patent has recently been obtained in England by a gentleman from this colony. Those inter ested in the patent have no doubt of its entire success, and that it will bring streams of gold into their pockets. The plant is called Imfe (vowels as in French) by the Kafirs, but they distinguish some two dozen varieties by specific names. I send you three varieties, with names on each paper, viz: Ufatana, Umofwini, Ilo sa. While growing it resembles Broorncorn, and produces its seed after the same manner. The natives of Natal plant it with Indian corn, and cultivate it in the same manner, and it comes to perfection in about the same time, say from 3 to 4.1 months. They cul tivate it wholly for its saccharine juice, of which, under but slight pressure, it yields a much larger quantity than does the commoa sugar cane, but not of so rich a quality. I should say that the same bulk of juice of common cane. The advantages it has over common.cane, are that it grows well wher ever Indian corn does; it is raised from the seed in flour months, ready to be made into sugar; it grows on high lands as well as on low, and the abundance of seed it produces, may be used for provender for horses. From the D~arlington Flag or the 19th inst. OER FENCE LWS~. Mit. EnITRn:-[t is gratifying to perceive that the public mind is gradually becoming aroused on the subject of~ the present system of enclosures. Permit me to contribute my mite, however small, to the mass of' testimo ny which has been already adduced in favor of an enti-e change of thne present wvasteful and destructive policy of being compielledI by law to enclose our corn and cotton fields to prevent the incursions of gaunt and famish ing cattle antd hogs which p~rowl like spec tres about our fences in search of something to prevent starvation. T1hme present is the old colonial system wvhich was adopted in the infancy ol' the country, when the fields were small and thme stock very extensive ; anid the advocates of reform have to contend with the inveterate prejudices which attach to an cient usages, and thne revered authority of an honored ancestry. Within certain limits, such veneration for ancien t forms andI usages is highly commendable-beyond those limits it becomes absurd, hurtful, and is of course then " more honored in the breach than the observance!" If our fatthers (bless their me mories !) with all their priudlence and foresight in many things, yet with the infirmity com.* mon to humaliy-chiooso to carry their wheat in one end of thu bag and a stone of corresponding weight for a balance in the other, wve are surely not bound by the laws of reverence and filial devotion to them, to resist our conviction that the grain can be balanced without the stonte, anid it be dis pensed with as a dead weight. The present system of fencing is a dead weight upon the vit al interests of the agricultural community. Let us then drop the stone and put half the wheat in the other end of the bag. Can it be done ? The question is superfluous, un less my illustration be considered as inap propriate and inappilicable. Tihat it is niot, is, I think, susceptible of convincing proof. With the exception ofra few localities, stock cannot maintain a thrifty condition by exclu sive dependence upon the range. The crib and the gleaninlgs of the fields must come to their rescue, iir their hides soon adhere to their bones, with a tenacity wvhich nothing short of decomposition can detach. The fencing necessary to keep stock out of otur fields involves an outlay of timber and labor utterly disproportioned to the value of the stock. While this is frequently admitted, it is still urged by seine that the supply of timer warrants the outlay. Is it true that the abundance of timber justifies thre extra vagance and unnecessary wvaste to which it is subjectedl by the present system ? I sub mit that it is riot. The noble forest is a mag nificent gift of the Author of nature, to be prized like all ether gifts from the same source, as a treasure to be preserved for necessary uses. Any other appropriation of it is equiv alent to the~ destruction of so much capital -the throwing into the fire of so much mo ney. WVhy should wve thus continue to slight so noble a gift, arid thereby rob posterity of a valuable inheritance ? Timber, however, is becoming scarce in many-sections of our country, arid hence the more urgent necessi ty of economisirng it. Th'le saving of labor, too, is a consideration of very great irnpor tanc. Were the labor now so unprofitably expended upon fencing, employed ini mnanur ing, ditching, and raising and gathering the surplus provender necessary to the support of enclosed stockc, it would wc rk a change in the value of land and stock involving mit lions of dollars. A law requiring the ernclo sure of stock would reduce fencing to an in considerable item, anid tend to reduce the number and greatly improve the quality of stock. .One wvell fed cowv might then be -mad .m..e pro..able than a dozen of' tIme skeletons that now haunt -our lanes, and ad. vertise our want of humanity. A few hogs i.-ell fed and cared foi-, coild thin be made niore valuable than a herd of the present pihe root eaters that scarcely betray by their looks, the genus to which they belong. The penning system would :ben follow, and by industry and well directed economy, an as tonishing amount of manure, proportioned in value to The improved keeps of the ani mals, might be made. I trust your invita tion to discuss this subject, will call forth the views of many citizens, and tend to the speedy adoption of this reform. I hope that every agricultural society, and every secular paper in the state, will agitate this subject with a zeal arid ability equal to its importance. I hope every argument in favor of the present system, will be present ed and fairly weighed; for I acknowledge that there are arguments in its favor entitled to consideration ; at the same time that I feel free to characterise it as a dead weight upon our agricultural prosperity. With an apology for the haste with which I have written, I am your ob't. serv't., T. P. L. NEw MATERIAL FoR BUILDING.-We were shown yesterday a "specimen brick," made of lime and sand, which appears as though it would take the place of the com mon clay briek altogether. It is very smooth and hard. .It is larger than the common brick, and a vacant space in the centre. We are informed that the materials used in the manufacture of these bricks are simply lime and sand, the proportion being about eleven parts sand to one part lime, and they can be manufactured at a less cost than our common clay brick. The bricks can, ol course, be made of any form or shape, ac. cording to taste. It is fully equal to sand. stone. The advantages are the facility with which they are manufactured; lathing and plastering become unnecessary, and the out. side and inside of the wall is made at the same time. The chemical charge which takes place in the manufacture of the bricks hardens them so that they aro not more affected by the action of the atmosphere than stone. It is not affected by frost, and experiments which have been tried to test its strength and other qualities have resulted satisfactorily. Scientific men have axamin. ed the material, and have arrived at the same conclusion.-Cincinnati Gazette, #d inst. WarrEWAs.-Poor whitewash is a se rious injury to a wall or ceiling, and when once on it is difficult to get it off or proper. ly cover it and produce a clear white appear ance. This is the season for cleaning up, and we will give the receipt for a first-rate wash. Quick lime, slackened by boiling water, stirring it until so slacked. Then dissolve in water white. vitriol, (sulphate ol zinc,) which you get at the druggists, at th rate of two pounds of zinc to a half-barre] of whitewash, making it of the consistency of rich milk. This sulphate of zine wil cause the wash to harden, and to preven the lime from rubbing off. . pound of fint salt should be thrown into it. To PRESERVE KNIvEs, &C. Finox Rus-r -Procure some melted virgin wax-th< purer the better-and rub it thoroughly ove the blades of the knives. After it has dried warm tho knives, -nd having carefully re moved the wax ftan the service, rub then briskly with a dry cloth, until the origina polish is fully rest d. This will fill al the pores with the actuous and minutt particles of wvax, wviid h will adhere firmly aind prevent the instrusion of wvater or mois ture, which is the cause of the rust. The: will retain their brilliancy for weeks if used PAs-rE 'rnlAr Is PArbrE-Disolve an ounc< of alum in a quart of warm water; whei cold, add ats much flour as will make it the consistence of cream; then strewv into it a much powdered rosin as will stand on shilling, and twvo or three cloves; boil it ti a consistence, stiring all the time. It wvil keep for twelve months, and wvhen dry ma: be sottened with wvater. To MAKE FINE PANCAKEs, Fasn wrrni ou-r BUrTrrn on L2Au.-Take a pint c cream and six newv laid eggs; beat ther well together; put in a quarter of a poun of sugar and one nutmeg or a little beatei nmee--which you please, and so much a will thicken- almost as much as ordinar; pancake flour batter; your pan must b heated reasonably hot, arid wiped with cleatn cloth; this done, spread your batte thin over it and fry. [-r is almost a criminal to hear a worth2 man traduced without attempting his justifi cation, as to be author of the calumn: against him ; it is, in fact, a sort a nisprisoi of treason against society. T or Sheriff. WM. QUJATTLEBUMI, JULIUS DAY. JAMES EIDSON. FELIX E. BODIE, Tor Tax Collector WESLEY WERTZ. M. B. WHITTLE, BARNEY LAMAR. CHARLES CARTER, THOMAS B. REESE, DERICK HOLSONBAKE, A. Rt. ABLE, THIEOPHILUS DEAN, Ztor Clerk. EDMUND PENN. .R. D. BRYAN. WESLEY BODIE. THIOS. G. BACON. For Ordinary. H. T. WRIGHT, H. BOULWA RE, W. F. DUJRISOE. No tice. A LLt Persons anywise indebted to the Estate c .LA anna A nderson, dee'd., are hereby requestet to mak e immediate payment, and those having de mands against said Estate wilt please render in thei accounts forthwith, properly attested. GEO. J. ANDERSON, Adm'or. Dee 6 tf 47 Noice IS thus given to all persons indebted to Mrs LElizabeth Martin, dee'd., to make immediate payment, and those having demands against sait Estate, will rendler them in forthwith, properly at tested. G. W. BURTON, Ex'or. NovO 9 f 43 Notice. A LL Persons indebted to the Estate of A. Gregory, dee'd., previous to his death, wit make paymnent as soon as convenient, and thos< having demands will present them in legal form, t< the Undersigned. MR RGRA'n T HOS.-.J0NES. Ad'r Feb 14 - 3m 5 TO~XALL. WHO ARE IN ARREARS .To TilE' Edgefield & Cheatham Plank Road ! T lIE Road is finished, and debts due by thi Company for Lumber, hire of hands, &o., miust be paid. Those indebted therefore, must come for. wvard, without any further delay, and pay up theii Stock. The creditors of the Company cannot be put off any longer. S. F. GOODE, Pres't. Jan3'1 tf 3 o. . EWB.Y C0.,. WHOLESALE AND RETAIL -DEALER IN READY-MADE CLOTHINC, 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, Ever offered in the City of Augusta. In addition to which, we are weekly receiving PRESH SUPPLIES from our House 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. 19 ' Country Merchants and all persons visiting Augusta will find it to their interest to examine our Stock, as we are determined to ofter our Goods at the lowest prices imaginable. Augusta, April 3, 1854. tf 12 FISK'S Patent Metalic Burial Cases! T H ESE valuable air-tight and indestructible Ca ses, for protecting and preserving the Dead for ordinary interment, for vaults, for tsansportation, or for any other desirable purpose, are offered for sale in this Village, cheap for Cash, by WITT. P. S.-I have on hand an assortment of all sizes. July 27 tf 28 English Hosiery, W ILLIAM SHEAR, Augusta, Ga., has just received from New York, a splendid assort ment of Hosiery, comprising. Ladies' Plain White and Black English Hose, very elastic, of the best shape and make: Ladies' Plain White and Bl'k English Lisle Thread Those of the best make, and some at very low prices; Ladies' Open Work White and Unbleached English Cotton Pose; Ladies' White and Black English Silk Hose; Misses' and Children's White and Fancy Cotton do., a complete assortment. Youth's and Children's F'ey, White and Unbleach ed Cotton Socks, a very large supply; Gentlemen's Fancy and Unbleached Cotton Half Hose, of the best make and very elastic; Alexander's Ladies' and Gentlemen's Kid and Silk Gloves; a beautiful assortment; Gentlemen's, Ladies', Nlisses', Youth's and Chil dren's Lisle Thread Gloves; Ladies' and Gentlemen's Fawn and Kid Gauntlet Gloves, a large supply; Ladies' and Misses' Long and Half Hand Black Lace Mitts, with and without Half Fingers, a beautiful assortment ; Ladies' Mcrino and Silk Gauze Vests, a superior article. The Hosiery is the same style which has hereto. fore given such general satisfaction, is remarkably elastic, and of the best shape and imake. The pub lic arc respectfully invited to call and examine the assortment. Augusta April 10. tf DAWSON & SKINNER, AUGUSTA, GA. Dealers in FINE WINES AND LIQUORS, Teas, Sugar and Coffee, PREERVES, FrTs, PICKLES, PROVISIONS, AND IMPonTERS oFi HAVANNA SEGARS. Augusta, Ga., Mar 20 3m 10 Clock Repairing ! Subscriber would respectfully inform th 11 citizens of Edgefield Village and vicinity, that lhe has taken the House formerly occupied by Mrs. R. Gray, opposite the Planters Hotel, for the pur pose of earrying on the CLOCK REPAIRING BUSINESS. All.work entrusted to his care will be attended te with neatness and despatch. He will also give his attention to the REPAIRING OF FURNITURE. He warrants satisfaction to all, and solicits a liberal patronage. WM. LEWIS. Jan10 tf 52 FALL AND WINTER GOODS 1 ----0 A. RANSOM, AGENT for R. M. FUL. i L , lHamburg, S. C.,has now on handa Superb Stock of Dry Goods, Which he is SELLING FOR CASH at prices that cannot fail to please; and would respectrully invite the attention of his customers and all in want 01 Goods to an examination of his Stock, among which f will be tound Rich Brocade SILKS, Figured, Plain, Black. Gro de Rhine SILKS, Col'd Marceline and Sarconett do All wool DeLaines, of beautiful styles, Common and Nledium do., from 12J to 50 ets. Solid Colored Persian DefAines, various shades, Highland Plaids and Figured Velvets, Saquc Flannels, plain anl figured, Scotch and A merican Ginghams, from 12 to 25< rEnglish andl A merican Prints, all qualities, do do F"urtatine, do Ladies Colored Black Cloth Cloaks and Talman of thte latest styles, Black and Colored Shawls, various qualities, Gauze and Welsh Flannels, warranted not tC IRichardson's undressed Irish Linens, Bleached and Blrown Table Damiask do. frorr Bird's Eye and Scotch Diapers, all qualities, H uekaback Towels and Towelings, Furniture Dimity and Fringes, Drab Morino, for Skirts--Aarsales do Ladies' alissses and Children's IHosiery & Glovet do Linen Cambric Hlandkerchiefs, do Worsted Sleeves.. 10-4, 11-4 and 12-4 Whitney Blankets, Extra heavy Ijed, Crib and Cradle do. Large Lot of Negro Blankets, very cheap, Cassimeres, Sattinets, Tweeds aund Kentucky .Jeans, all qualities, 10-4, 11-4 and 12-4t Bl'dl and Brownt Sheetings. 3-4, 7-8, 4-4I and 5-4 Shirting, Graniteville and other miakes, Osnaburg Stripes andl Yarns at Factory prices, Real Georgia Plains, best quality, Ladies', Misses and Children's Shoes, good as sortment, with a great quantity of other Goods suitable for the season. g" Orders solicited and faithfully executed. Hamburg, Nov 28 tf 46 J. SIBLEY & SON, GROCERS AND COTTON MERCHANTS, H AMBURG, S. C. R)ESPECTFULLY beg leave to inform ILtheir old ecustomers and the Planters geunerally that they are still to be faaund at their Old Stauid, and are payinig the H IGH EST MA RKET PRIfCE for Cotton and other Produce; and have in Store, and are daily receiving a MOST COMPLE TE assort ment of - GROCERIES, -ASIONG i!itiitMAY nE FoUND 20,000 Yds. Gunny and D)undee BAGGING, 200 Coils Hemp and Russian ROPE, 200 Unags COFFEE, Rio and .Java, 200 BbIs. Superior and Refined SUGARS, 25 Illhds. Mluscovado and N. 0. do. 100 BbIs. MOLA SSES, 3,000 Sacks SA LT, 25 BEDSTEADS, some of thenm Fancy, 25 Boxes superior CHEESE, A splendid assortment of BLANKETS and NEGRO CLOT HS. .-AlIso An assortment of Saddles and Bridles, Chairs, Pepper, Spice, Linseed, Lamp and 'Tatn ners Oil, Osnaburgs, Stripes, Shirtinig and Yarns, and in fact everything usually found in a Grocery Store. W Etake this meanis to inform our Customiers and the Planters generally, that we are n*ot connete~d with any other house, and only have one Store, which is the Brick Corner, formerly occu pied by Josiah Sibley. J. SIBLEY & SON. Hamburg, Nov 28 tf 46 JULST received a supply of Superior Old MOUN T 'AIN DEW WHIISKEY. S.E BOWERS, Agent. Hamburg, Feb 7 tf 4 Hardware and Cutlery, rO ALL our old friends, we would say, we are l 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 "4 general satisfaction." 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 ceiving 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 " Pad " 500 " Till, Chest, Draw and Trunk Locks, 100 " AXES, Collins, Levette's and other makes, 10 " Superior BROAD AXES, 500 " BOES, 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 Sliellers, Straw Cutters, Vices, Anvils, Smith Tongs, Circular, Hand, and all other kind of Saws. Screw and Bales, Knives and Forks, Pocket Knives, Scissors, Shears, Screws, Bolts, Spirit Levels, Guages, Candlesticks, Panes, Ilorse Shoes and Nails, Brushes, Coffee Mills, Halter, Trace, Stretch, Log, Breast, Continued and Fifth Chains, Rope, Files of all kinds, a beautiful Lot of Guns, of all qualities, Pistols, Percussion Caps, Curry Combes, Game and Shot Bags, Powder Flasks, Dram Flasks, Sand and Waffle Irons, Braces and Bitts, Augers, Chisels, Hammers, Drawing Knives, Mortars, Kettles, Stew Pans, &e., &o. ROBINSON & JACKSON. Hamburg, Dec 4 tf 47 To former Friends and Patrons. S E. BOWERS, thankful for past patron . age, would beg leave to inform the public that he is now receiving LA RGE Consignments of Whiskeys, Brandies, Wines, Cordials, AND LIQUORS OF ALL KINDS, Sug a rs, BROWN, CLARIFIED, CRUSHED AND LOAF SEGARS, HAVANA AND AMERICAN, And all articles usually kept in the Family Grocery Business. Being Agent for two large Wholesale Confectionary Houses, one in New York and the other in Augus ta, lie is prepared to fill all orders for TAXES WIV233 a 3 8 .a At the shurtest notice possible. As ie is acting as Agent only, he would re spectfully inform all that his business must be done on the CASH SYSTEM ENTIRELY; for his low prices and small commissions will not warrant ex tunnion of timc on Gods sold. Ie is determined to sell Low, for Cash, and hopes to merit a share of the trade. Come one, come all, and examine his Stock before purchasing, -it is all lie asks. 0 The business will be conducted under the name and style of S. E. BowSs, Agent. Hlamburg, Nov. 1, tf 42 Valuable Land for Sale, T HE Subscriber offers for sale ONE IUN T DR ED and SEVENTY-FI VE acres of Land. It is all in wools, and the best timbered of any Lands in this section of country. Said Tract ad joins lands of Col. W. L. Coleman, Daniel Posey, Malichi Cogburn, the Estate of Lewis Derrick, and the tract on which the Subscriber resides. If not previously sold at private sale, it will be disposed of on the first Monday in October next, on a credit until the first January next. I will also sell. if the purchaser of the above de sires to buy, the highly valuable plantation on which I live, containing FOUR HIUNDRED ACRES. It is deemed unnecessary to say any thing more of these truly excellent Tractsof Land. If treated for privately, a good bargain can be obtained. M- For further information call on the Subscri ber on the premises. DERICK HOLSONBAKE. Feb 14 Smn 5 Ranawvay F 'ROM1 the Subscriber's residence on the Ridge, Iduring te night of the 5th instant, his negro man JIM. Saiid negro is of light complection. about tive feet eight or ten inches high, rather stout, with a small sear on his right cheek. Ile bad on, when lie left, light eassimnere coat and pants, and a tine pair of boots. It is probable that Jim is either in the neighbor hood of Columbia or Aiken, imore probably the latter. A suitable reward will be given for his appre hension and delivery to the jailor at Edgefield C. II. Any information thankfully received. M. B. WEVER. Ridge, S. C.. Jan 17 tf 1 lET Columbia paipers please copy tri-weekly until further notice, anidforward accounts to M. B. W. STATE OF~ SOUTH CAROLINA, EDGEFIELD DISTRICT, IN EQUITY. Joel P. Ridgell & Hlellen ) a uliIswf,~ BiLl for Partition Jacob William Pope, .and Relief. Francis Marion and Josephine M. Pope.) B Y Virtue of an Order of the Court of Eqiuity, in this case, granted by his honor F. Il. Ward law, at June term, A. D. 1854, all the creditors of the minors, Hlellen Pauline Ridgell, (formerly Pope) Jacob William Pope, Francis M'. Po.pe and Jose phine M. Pope, are ordered to appear before me, on or by the first Mlonday in May next, to prove and establish their demands, or else they will be debarred all claims against the assets of the estate of the said Minors. A. SIMdKINS, C. E. E. D. .Janu 10,185 .15t 1 Notice, A LL Persons indebted to the Estate of Nathan A. Norris, dee'd., are hereby notified to make early payment, and those having demands against said Estate will render them in properly attested, by the first of June next. A. D. BATES, Ex'or. Mar 7 3m* 8 Save your Corn, A NY Person can save Fifty or more Bushels of Corn, per annum, by getting a box of PARKS' R AT POISON. Price, Twenty-five ets. per Box. A pply to T UTT & PELLETIER. Hamburg, March 12. 3m * 9 Merchants can obtain it from Messrs. SuouNs, RUF & Co., Charleston, so make at least one hun dred per cent. . Look Out! ALL Persons indebtod to the Subscriber must come and settle by the first Monday in Au gust, or they will posively find their Notes or Ac counts either in the hands of W. C. Moragne, Esq., or J. B. Talbert, Esq. Necessity compels me to say so. That is all. .R. T. PA RKS. March 14 - 3m* 9 Painter to Hire, A FIRST rate Negro PAINTER to hire by the ..CI day, month, or year. Apply to the Subscri ber at Edgefield C. 11. S. F. GOODE. Mar2 1 tf .10 YELLOW DOOK t SA1SAPAnR1L.A TS now put irhte largest shed"Bottles, and is ace* I knowledgeil to.be te .BEST SARSAPARLLA made, as Is certified by thi Wondeiful Cures it has performed, the original copies .of which.are inthe possession of the proprietor; Remember, 11is is; the only true and original article. -- SCROFULA, SYPHILIS, MERCURIAL COM' PLAINTS, CANCER, GANGREENE, RHEeedii'. TISM, and a vast variety of other diseases are sp . y and perfectly cured by the use of this medicine. READ THE FOLLOWING CERTIPICATE. TALrAPoGsL Co., Ala.,Jan. 9, 182. DZAR t:-I send you this to certy .to you that you' Extract of.Yellow-Dock and Sarsapauilla has performed one of the most wonderful eures on me that has ever been effected on man. . I have been afieted for testy ye* with eruptions on my legs and feet; In 1648the-got so bad that I had to go on crutches, and In 1849 1 had one leg amputated above the knee. In aboutninemonthsater my other leg broke out In large eating and running sores from my knee to my foot, and discharged a grat deal of olhn sive matter. My groinalso broke out in.large biles,.which discharged much ofensive matter, and at the same time my left band broke out in-largerunningsores nearly to my elbow. The misery that I have- suffered for the last two years I cannot describe to you. I was in such agonythat I never rested day or night. In October last my son brought me one of your battle wrappers; I read It, and found record of some wonderful cures performed by your " Extract of Yellow Dock and Sarsaparilla." I sent and got two bottles of it,. and comd menced taking it. In two week omy great astonishment, my sores all became easy, and Icould - sleep all night, a thing I had not done for two years. When I had taken six bottles, my sores gt well as if by exchantment. I have now used in all elg1t bottles of-your "Extract of Yellow Dock and Sarsaparilla ," and I consider myself well. I entreat all of the aiicted to try this medicine, for I be, lieve It will cure any known disease in the world. Lay aside all prejudlee and just try it, and proclaim Its.grest worth to sufilering mankind and entreat tbem-to take fori it will cure them. My case Is well known to a large porticn of South Carolina, Georgia and Alabama, and If any should doubt the above cure, I invite them to call on me, and I will show them the scars. I can be found In Tallapoosa Co., Ala., one mile from Stoe's Fer A ggf" The Yellow Dock and Sarsaparilla is peculiarly adapted for femalesof dellcate health. resulting from irregu larity of menstrual discharges, and other diseases peculiar to their sex. The proprietor has In his possession a great number of certificates of cure performed, of the above de scription. We assure the astlIeted, that a bottler -two-of Dr. Guysott's Extract of Yellow Dock and Sarsep a, will at once regulate those difficulties and renew the natural energIes. Ei Put up In quart bottles.-Price $1 per bottle. Sold Wholsesale and Retail by SCOlIL & MEAD M Chartres Steet, N. 0., General Agents for the Southern States, to whom all orders must be addressed. Sold also by G. L. PENN, Edgefield C. 1,-.W..B. GRIF FIN, Longm resLWARDLAW & LYON, Abbeville C. H.; T C RISLEY urensville: J. F. PEATT & Co., New berry: HAVILAND, RISLEY & CO., Augusta, Ga., and HAVILAND, HAREALL & CO.. Charleston. Mar 28, 18M. ly 11 Edgefield & Clieatham PlaakR. F'ROM and after the 1st May next, the Edgefield! & Cheatham Plank Road will be opened froa Mr. JaM s GaIFFIN's to the junction with the Ham burg & Edgefeld Plank Road, a distance of about; five miles, and the following Rates of Toll will be exacted. Rates of Toll. - Four, five and six horse Wagons, 5 ets per mile Three " -" 4 " " - Two '' "s 3 4 tc Two " Carriages 3 " " " One " 4 2 "- " C Horseback travellers, I * " s Vehicles on meeting, are each entitled to ialf the PLANK TRACK, and the Drivers are required to turn to the "RIGHT 1" 8. F. GOODE, Paaszerr April 23, . tf 15 - N o tice. A LL Persons indebted to the Estaterof Jacob B. Smith, previous to 1st January last, are re qnested to make payment, and all having demands against the same will hand them in properly attested. BENJAMIN WALDO, Ex'os GEO. A. ADDISON. Au g10 tf - 30 Particular Notice. To the Stockholders of the Edgefeld Odd Fellows' and Masonic Building Associa tion: GENTLEMEN: You will come forward and pay to Jax. B. Sullivan, Treasurer, or A. Ramsey, Agent, the Third instalment of 10 per cent. on your Stock. A nd thoso who have given their Notes for the First and Second Instalments, are earnestly re quested to take then up, as *e need money to have the work advanced. Please respond early. A. G. TEAGUE, Pres't. June 22 tf 22 Administrator's Notice. A LL Persons having demands against the Estate of Wnm. H. Adams, dee'd., are hereby notified to present the same, properly attested,.for payment, and those who are indebted to the Estate, are re quested to make payment to E. PENN, Adm'or. Jan 24 f . 2 STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, EDGEFIELD DISTRICT. IN EQUITY M. S. Martin, Ex'ors of Robert Martin, dce'd. vs. Billifor Accounts,4-c John Marsh, N. H~anka&son and othersJ IN Pursuance of the Order of Chian. WanDLaw Lin this esuse, all and singular, the Creditors of the D)efendant John M~arsh, claiming under the assignment executed by the said John Marsh, when admitted to the benefit of the insolvent Debtors Ac count, arc hereby required to be and appear in, mty Office on the nineteenth day of May next, to nmako proof of their respective demands. In de-. fault of which they will be excluded from all benefit of the Deee to be pronounced in this cause. A. SIMIKiNS, C. 3. B. D., Feb 21 3m 6 STATrEOF SOUJTH CAROLINA. EDGEFIELD DISTRICT. IN COMMON PLE AS. James M4. Richardson, ) vs. '. Attachment. Moses Saunders. ) James M. Richardson, -- Moses Saunders. - IH-lE Plaintiff in the above canes having this day ..filed his declaration in my Office, and the Dei 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 & Magrath, 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 judgement wrill be given against him. TUHOS. G. BACON, c. C. B. D. Clerk's Office, Mar 6, 1855. lyq 8 State of South Carolina, EDGEFIELD DISTRICT. IN EQUITY. Amos Landrum and1 James Hatcher, Ad'rs. vs. Billfer Relief, Iustruc Bartley Hatcher, lions, d-c. - John Hatcher, and others.J IT appearing to my satisfaction that John Hatcher, .5Martin Phillips and blirvife Polly, Washington Hardy and htis wife Elizabeth and - Thomas daughter of John Thomas, riide beyond the limits of thtis State, On motion of BoNmax &5 MAnaT, Complainant's Solicitor, Ordered, That the said Defendants do plead, answer or demur to the bill of complaint in this ease, within three months Vrom the date of the publication of this notioe,.or said bill will be taken pro confesso against them. A. SIMIKINS, C. E,. E. D. Mar1, 1855. 13t 8S State of South Carolina, EDGEFIELD DISTRICT, Coser Coe N EQUITY . ll Coser& Cxeand & Bill in nature ofBit f Abram Martin, Supplementand Reviver, us. toe Marshal Assets, call iee Lydia W. Crahtree. JCredits, 4. I T appearing that the Dfendant Lydia W. Crab tree resides without the limits of the State, On motion by Mr. Carroll, Solicitor, Ordered thataid Defrndant demur, plead or answer in this ease with in three months -from the date of tbis Order, or the said bill will be taken pro confesso aganst her. -.A. SIMKIblS, c.-E. B. n5. Feb 19, 1855. 3m ,6 STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINAs EDGEFIELD DISTRICT,- - IN COMMON PLEAS.. F. C. Wood, ) us. Foreign Attachm..at. Washington Stalnaker. - T HEllaintiff in the above .stated ease, h Tthis day filed his Declaration in my' the Defendant having neither wife hor Atele known to reside the within the limits of this Sli. on whom copies of said:Deoaration with rules to plead can, be served On motion of Mr. A Plaintiff's Attorney,'rderedi that sagigendn aa ayfoi the sa he rteo ndbou6 judgment will beT IO .n An hI c.l s arch is15 5. 1q17 10