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E. B. FORREST, Mine Creek.
S. C. CARTLEDGE, Ridge Spring.
TYRE ETHEREDGE, Leesville, S. C.
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An Apprentice Boy Wanted.
Wanted, at this office, an Apprentice
Boy, able to read and write and between
12 and 16 years of age, to learn the print
Our town ana* its vicinity are suffering
from a drought which has already become
injurious to cotton. In fact this drought
prevails in most sections of our County
The heat and dust are well nigh insuffer
able. A good deal of new cotton is being
forwarded to Augusta.
On Sunday next, the Episcopal and
. Methodist Churches will be open for di
vine service in the forenoon. The Baptist
Church will be closed.
The Johnston Brass Band is really an
element of glory in our present political
campaign. When you see that huge green
wagon, with its four prancing and ban
nered trays, driven by that old and high
toned citizen Major W. L. Coleman, then
you may know there is going to be life
and spirit m the thing. Our old friend,
Capt. Johnson Bland, always sits side by
side with Major Coleman, and behind
them rise a forest of brass instruments
In the rear sits Mr. John Bartley with
the big drum. And by the by, did you
ever hear of this same John Bartley, when
the Yankees overpowered his Regiment
in the war and compelled it to retreat
hastily, marching 27 miles in hot haste
and confusion, but never dreaming of
throwing away the big drum ? Smaller
instruments were scattered to the winds,
but John Bartley held on to the big drum
through thick and thin. As for us, when
Major Coleman drives up the bannered
grays at a public meeting, we say to our
self : "All right now. No matter wheth
er the speakers come or not." If our Ex
ecutive Committee is able, they should
certainly engage this Band to go the
rounds of the campaign.
Our friend of the Meriwether section,
Mr. J. S. McKie, who has been to Char
leston lately, where he has picked up such
objets de verdi, has sent us a bas relief
likeness of the negro Whipper, in some
omr4 ??f ?roi UonV.-qftiflpuaawil. . T L ? '? ?_
very ludicrous little thing. We promise
to enshrine it in our inmost bosom.
At the request of Capt. T. H. Clark,
Clerk of the Edgefield Baptist Associa
tion, which body meets at Batesburg on
Friday next, we make the following an
nouncement, for the benefit of ministers,
messengers officers, delegates and visitors
The C. C. it A. R. R. Co. have very kind
ly consented to run the accommodation
train on Friday the 8th inst., in advance
of the Schedule train, so as to re\ch Bates
burg on that day by 10 A. M. from Au
gusta. The Company has also kindly
consented to run a special train on Sun
day the ?Oth inst, from Augusta to Bates
burg, for the accommodation of those from
Augusta or intermediate points who wish
to attend the Sunday services and exer
cises of the Association, at reduced rates.
During the fall and winter, Mr. Pink
nsy Duiisoe, whose place of business is
in the Advertiser building, will supply
our community with the very best fresh
beef on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
The negroes, under the leadership of j
Cain, Simkins and Bo-iey, will hold their
Convention, for choosing delegates to the
State Republican Convention, in our
Court House, on Saturday next. Their
Township meetings, to this end, were held
on Saturday last. Almost every night
now, they hold a meeting, in secret ses
sion, in the Court House.
We are glad to s**e among us Dr. Ham
met Teague, of Aiken. The Doctor brings
with him his wife and little Horace Par
ker Teague ; and everybody loves them
and is delighted to greet them. Be sure,
Hammer, that you let us see little Horace.
Our friend, Mr. John H. Huiet, of ?
Bite.-burg, sends us a tine account of a
splendid Ratification Meeting held in that
it comes to us too late for this wee
The first bale of new cotton sold at
Johnston this season waa raised by our
young friend, Arthur Bland, and was
bought by Mr. Wm. G. Kernaghan. This
was on the 31st ultimo.
An action has been commenced against
J. H. McDevilt and his sureties on his
official Bond, by Messrs. A. J. Norris and
J. R. Abney, Attorneys representing sun
dry parties holdinj efaina as public school
teachers, for services rendered during the
last scholastic yeir in Edgefield County.
The Plaiutiff s' claim that McDevilt re
ceived about six thousand dollars of the
school fund from the State Trea-arer, and
that he has failed to pay out a large por
tion of the same; and also that he has
collected about two thousand dollars poll
tux and has not accounted for it or paid it
- 2 Barred of frosh, Baltimore Pearl
Grist, justrapsived. No other Hominy
tf3S _? J. II. CHEAT!*AM.
Ciiuucd 1.(500 Dales, aud Still Good.
MILL WAY, ABBEVILLE Co., S C, 1
" 14, 1870. J
Ifr. O. if. Stone.
.DEAHSIB: Your note was misdirected,
and did not roach nie until a day or two
ago. I would state that I have been
using the GuUott Improved Gin four
years ; have rumat by a six horse steam
4>agine; havo ?quod over 1,000 bales
cotton in that Mme, and it is ft good gin
yet. I have usgd a good roany pi'iis hr
my life, and*itv-ove'ry-' T?ipee*:^t- is the*
best I ever tried. I have giuned as much
as eleven bal? in Ono dav, and) done it
well. 'Mine-is a Fifty Sa^v Gb?. ^ '
P. H. BRADLEY.
Mr. Reese's Third Letter.
The Great Show.
PHILADELPHIA, August 29th, 1876.
" One day is with the Lord as a thou
sand years, and a thousand years as one
day." But it is different with man. In a
hundred years, old Mother Earth will
find a new set of human creatures ding
ing to her bos:.m. A withered specimen
of vitality, here and there, is only an
excoption to the general rule. Of all the
gay throngs that feast their eyes here
with the beauties of Art, and the mar
vels of Science, not one may hope to be
hold the bi-centennial of the United
States. But he who bows to the inevita
ble and worships the true God, does not
fail to rise superior to every cloud of
gloom, sorrow, discontent and melan
From Nature's charms up to Nature's
Creator, the way is easy and replete with
spiritual compensations. A world without
flowers would be like a soul without hope.
Horticultural Hall is known here as
" The Beauty." It is a superb specimen
of the Moorish style of Architecture in
vogue about seven hundred years ago, pre
senting a curious combination of curves
and straight lines with elaborate orna
mentation. Embellished with blue, ver
milion and gold, this building is a fit re
ceptacle for the plants, flowers and shrub
bery of the tropics-a suitable gera to the
extensive and magnificent flower yard ad
jacent. The view of the State Cottages,
the Exhibition Castles, the Schuylkill
River, the green hill? beyond the spark
ling waters, the great City reposing m the
haze of distance-all conspire to make
this the most attractive spot of ground on
the Continent of America.
At the centre of the Main Building,
there is a round platform, about 3 feet
hi^?; and furnished with seats, where the
musicians " most do congregate." This is
a stopping place for all the weary sight
seers, and it is far from being dull, plain
or commonplace. Besides the four broad
aisles crossing each other at right angles
and opening each a vista as splendid as it
?3 seemingly interminable, there are in
plain view four large Allegorical paint
ings hung about fifty feet from the floor
and intended as a compliment to the four
quarters of the globe. Europe is repre
sented by a picture of Shakspeare and
Charlemagne; Asia by Confucius and
Mahomet ; Africa by Sesostris and Ra
meses; and America by Franklin and
Washington. A capital idea, and it is
well executed-very impressive, and very
And now I scrape up some of the.' , raps
of my experience and observation. I
have slept five nights on the "rolling
deep" without ever feeling a twinge ol
sea-sickness, and I have spent ten days
and a half on the Centennial Ground,
busy as a bee, without yielding to see
sickness. In Agricultural Hall I met an
old man, who asked me to show him that
salt ! " What salt/' said I. " A piece o?
Lot's wife," he replied ; "you know his
wife was turned into a pillar of salt."
"Trueenough," I replied, "but the rains
have long since washed away all that
salt." Still the old gentleman seemed to
have faith in the actual presence of a por
tion of Lot's wife, and continued his
search, doubtless, with no definite reiult.
Ivory is prized almost as much as gold,
silver or diamonds. I saw a French mir
ror here in a heavy frame of Elephant
tusk beautifully carved, valued at $1500.
Also a knife 9 feet and 7 inches long, in
cluding the handle, which is made of solid
ivory. I suppose such an implement
might be used by a giant in carving Ele
phant hams. I observed a pair of Ele
phant tusks joined together in such a
way as to form a fine archway to one of
the oriental exhibits. By the way, it
seems to be a fact well established in the
scientific world, that twice round an Ele
phant's foot is equal to the height of his
body ! I saw two elephants in the Zoologi
cal gardens here, but I did uot verify that
curious measurement. Elephants, you
know, are not always very amiable.
" The New Century lor Women," a Pa
per published here by women alone, is
struck off on a Press run by steam. The
Engineer is a woman, and tiie printers too
bones, others set the table in a roar, bot I
would prefer to set the types that crystal
ize the most sublimated thoughts of in
spired genius ! Trade tricks and novelty
notions surprise and amuse one here at
almost every point and angle. A two
story crystal palace, in which are sold so
da water and other " goodies," has boen
erected in front of the Main Gateway to
the show grounds. Every evening, a
crowd is collected to this soda fount by a
steam organ played by hand in a balcony
over the front door of the glassy ^ouse.
The music is peculiar, very loud, but pleas
ing to the ear, and withal it tickles the
fancy. At Cooke's Railway office on the
exhibit ground, you can buy an excursion
ticket to every interesting point on the
globe An Egyptian mummy, ancient ar
mor ond weapons from the upper Nile, be
>ides hundreds of other objects fit for a
Museum, are exhibited gratis. Wild Arabs
in tents to the rear of Cooke's office, in
crease the novelty of this exhibition.
boomerang, bomerang, &nd icomera are
the several ways of spelling " a weapon of
war peculiar to the Aborigines of Aus
tralia. I handled one, and saw several
others here yesterday. This curious im
plement resembles a hawk or a whippo
will on the wing. It is a heavy, wooden
club about 30 inches long, 3 wide, and 1
inch thick ; flat on one side and round on
the other; bent, without moving the flat
side out of its own plane. Juat keep a
green hickory stick bent until it is well
seasoned, then trim off one side, making
the ends sharp, and you have an Austra
lian boomerang, which has so often served
political writer? for a simile. This club is
thrown, flat side down, spinning with
great swiftness, through tho air, and it
will either come back to its owner, or turn
to the right or left, according to its first
position. If thrown with skill, it avoids
those sudden and uncertain movements
noticed in tossing flat stones through the
air. But if a green hand hurls the boom
erang, it is apt to come back on the head
of the one starting it. If a politician ad
vances an idea that may be turned against
him, forthwith he is twitted by a sly re
ference to the boomerang.
In the Mexican department, I saw a
mass of silver weighing four thousand
and two pounds, and worth seventy two
thousand dollars. This silver cake is
round, about 4 feet in diameter, thin at
Jhe edge, but gradually grjwing thicker
"towards the centre. It is placed upon a
Uploek so as to make it look like a circu?SJf
centre table. This rich lump of metal is
not enclosed at all-it being taken for
granted that pickpockets would hardly
be able to make way with it before its own
ers and the police could interfere.
The Main Building is rich in jewels
and the precious metals. The French
show a diamond necklace worth $40,000.
I thought that was fine enough for the
most ambitious, but at Tiffany's show
case, I saw a string of 27 diamonds, ar
tistically polished and valued at $SO,000.
The topaz is prettier than any other
jewel, according to ray taste. The one I
j saw in charge of the French is very large,
and in color it is a happy compromise be
tween brown and yellow. It is generally
of a yellowish color and pfllucid ; though
it is often found colorless, aud of greenish,
blueish or brownish shades, and some
times massive and opaque.
Oh ! do let me tell you that I saw here
a couple of Tasmanian devils, alive and
all the way from Van Dieman's Land
They are of a blackish, color interspersed
witl? a few oblong, white spots, and about
the size of a half-grown, bull terrier.
Their eyes are almost blue, but they look
ed as if they had been badly gouged more
than a si ?re of times twice repeated ; then
tails, are not very long, but they look HS
if they had been stamped about the mid
dle until they had become permanently
swollen at that point, leaving each ex
tremity comparatively small, their facial
developments are so wo-begone, and so
despondent, and yet so forbidding and so
j vicious, that their habit, when first cap
tured, of growling perpetually at the sight
of a human being, is hardly necessary to
suggest the idea that this ugly creature is
I the father of sin ! _ J
^'."Eolitics n'ejcfc, as.a matter of course.^
chatted a great deal with both Deuncj?
?nd Republicans here from all eectiajH
line North, and, in every instance,^
expressed an earnest.- tiesire,totsee thflHE
Let half the negroes
mocrats, and the other half
Republican:", and then, fay
friends, all the trouble, on
ace jpr color, will pass away
hil takes pool care of her
L'uest:^B*fare sumptuously at the " Hy
gienic ^tel." No. SOI North 45th Stree*,
(Conut of Oregon) for $1.'>0 per day. Or
one can have a nice room hore for 75 cents
a day, on the European plan, and then
dine with all nations according lo taste
Everybody here has been so kind lo me
that I have some reason for hoping that
sectional hate is about to be buried with
out the possibility of a resurrection. May
our Heavenly Father give us peace ; and
with it, give us hearts to appreciate the
blessing. But above all, may He give ns
all that divine peace, which the world can
neither give, nor take away !
For the Advertiser.
Grand Mass Meeting at Mt. Willing.
The Saluda Democracy Confident and
MESSRS EDITORS : The grand rally of
the Saluda Democracy came oft' to-day,
Saturday the 26th, according to previous
The meeting was organized by the
unanimous appointment of Isaac Ed
wards, Esq., as President; J. M. Forrest,
J. O. Donny, J. W. Wise, A. P. West,
Julius Banks and A. J. Coleman, as
vice-Presidents ; J. C. Watson and E. J.
Gog&ns, as Secretaries.
T^re was present an immense crowd
of the patriotic yeomanry of old Edge
fiefipll anxious to hear the distinguish
ed gentlemen who were to address them
upj^the all-important questions of the
day*; aifcl^by their earnestness and atten
tion they evincod a determination to do
their whole duty, aoid in so doing to
carry the election in November. The
banners borne at tho heads of the col
umns of mounted men from the various
Townships, with their inscriptions, were
significant of the spirit that now animates
the people generally, and everything
pointed to tho complete overthrow of
tho miserable thieves who havo lorded
it over our lair County so long.
Capt. James Callison, of Shatterfield,
was first to address us, and in his forci
ble way made a short speech, full of
telling facts. Ho challenged Chamber
lain or his henchmen to point to one
single tangible act of real reform. Ile
gave us a fearful and startling estimate
of tho stealings of the throo Radical
County Treasurers, including as tho last
the infamous McDevitt. He hoped he
(McDevitt) might be k^pt as high up as
Mackey' said he wa?, until the mosquitoes
sucked the last drop of blood from his
dishonest veins-expressing a fear how
ever that it might kill the mosquitoes.
He paid a well deserved compliment to
Gen. Gary and to other candidates, in
cluding the two M. D's., who, he said,
were called in as a matter of sublime
charity, to administer soothing syrup to
Chamberlain after Gary and Butler had
rolled him up in a wet blanket. Capt..
Callison is a host within himself, and is
very popular with our people.
Capt. Scott Allen, who heads tho ticket
among our Legislative nominee*, now
mado a short speech. Ho said he be
longed to the 10th Regiment and would
therefore give way to gentlemen from a
distance. His remarks were sensible
and poiuted. He effectually exposed tho
rottenness of the Republican party in S.
C , and in the natiou, telling of the dis
gusting stench now arising from the
rapidly decaying body of Radicalism.
Capt. Allen is one of us, and will havo
our uuauimous support. We have known
him from his birth, and are glad to pay
tribute to his father by honoring the son,
who, we know, ls a noble scion of a no
Mr John R. Abney, our candidato for
Solicitor. next addressed us. Ile too
be~W:g8 to Saluda; and SSI aaa TJTaims
him and ls proud of him. Ho is cxcoed-_
ingly popular-deservedly so. Ho spoke
of our long suffering-of our unparal
leled bravery and constancy to right and
truth throughout our adversity. He said
better day was dawning, and a: jol ted
our ability to regain all our rights by
triumphing over those whose object bas
)cen to destroy us. He knew of no in
stance in tho history of nations of a
brave, intelligent people having so Jong
submitted to such shameful wrongs aud
indignities, but said he felt that we were
at last determined to bo free-free forever,
and to transmit our freedom iu all its
beauty and sacredness to posterity. To
the negroes present he gavo good advice
referring them to the counsel given them
by bini two years ago. He told th m of
their wrong doings ; and warned them
of the impending dangers to them in
case they did not cut loose from the vile
wretches who had led, and still desired
to lead them. He told them, however,
to go and do as they chose, but that he'd
have them remember what be said, and
note the fact that they would find it true,
as be knew they had found that to be
true which ho had told them two years
ago. Mr. Abney may rest assured that
Saluda will go for him to a man, and that
we will feel ourselves honored in hon
Mr. J. C. Sheppard now gave the ne
groes to understand that he did not ask
them to vote for him. They could do as
they pleased ; he expected and intended
bc elected any how ; and that in less
than twelve months they would all claim
have voted for him. He said we were
going to bury the whole party, not kill
Hiern, but bury them face downward, HO
that if they scratched out, they would
land on tho otherside of Jordan ; he told
them that bo kept fully posted as to their
doings and sayings ; that h?? had a few
trusty negroes who gave bim all their
names, unveiled all their schemes, Ac,
<fcc. ; and that there would be revelations
made to them one of these days that to
them would be moro astonishing thau
miracles ever were. Tho negroes were
impressed with what Mr. Sheppard said
[rASboppawi, though a stranger amons
, carried the populace with him. His
inly eloquence, backed by a high or
|?r of intelligence, makes him altogether
p-eptablo as a candidate for thc suffrages
^ the people of Edgo?ejd.
)r. T. E Jonnings, of Dark Corner,
ld he was no speaker, but that he would
do his duty-his whole duty-in every
emergency, without regard to costs or
consequences to himself. We confident
ly expect all thin from the man presented
as the exponent of such a constituency
as lives in Dark Corner.
Mr. P. B. Waters, of Johnston, buta
son of Saluda, said lie was on his native
heath. Ho drew a vivid picture of South
Carolina's formor grandeur, and old Edge
field's glorious past; talked of South
Carolina's famous men, statesmen and
warriors, clalmiug for Edgetield all her
Own sons given to honor and renown,
aud asserted that the spirit of our peoplo
lies not buried in the tombs of our fore
fathers. He said that be had vouched
and would youth for the Saluda Regi
ment. He knew her sons would be true
in thlH crisis, from which wo would riso
Pho-nix-like to formor glory. He clearr
ly proved tho auspiciousness of the times
for our political redemption, pointing
to many things significant, as tho Cen
tennial year, tho Indian War, the Lowor
Houue of Congress, Ac, ?fcc. He said
the$lags seen torday were tq be used ju
the funeral procession of Radicalism
pember, and told the negroes if
A turu boforo it was everlast
.. iato, they would bo chief nibur?
r)Ut told them also that our plat
eas broad enough for all, and that
would como over, we would do
sod. treat them weft. Wp would
rood government and all be pros
porous and happy. 'Tis said by many of
Capt. Waters' friends (and there name
is legion) that had his name been sn the
ticket, lie could have carried a heavy
negro vote in this Regiment * \
And finally came Cen. Gary-the ins.
imitable dary. But wo will not attempt
a synopsis of his linc speech. Suffice it
to say it was characteristic of tho man.
Full of everything wise and judicious,
replete with good advice and stirring
appeal to the manhood of Edgefield,
while it abounded in scathing rebukes
to Chamberlain and all his ilk. Gen.
Cary's speech was effective in every way,
and will serve to unite with hooks of
steel the Democracy in the light, as they
move elbow to elbow in solid phalanx
for the redemption of Edgefield and
South Carolina. Gen. Gary by bis inde
pendent, straight out, determined, man
ly ac! ion, has made his name the watch
word of Democracy. He is emphatical
ly the man for the occasion.
W. J. Ready now made a good speech,
in which he illustrated the effects of the
storm that had burst upon Chamberlain
at Edgefield, directed by Gary and But
ler, and subsequently at Newberry and
Abbeville, predicting that Chamberlain
would not be tho nominee of his party.
After Mr. Ready, J; Y. Culbreath, Esq.,
of Saluda, who now lives in Newberry,
made a few timely remarks on Federal
politics, referring to past and. present.
lie spoke amusingly of Chamberlain's
discomfiture at Newberry. Mr. Culbreath
Illustrates the fact that Edgefield men do
not degenerate when transplanted.
Mr. Gaston, of Ridge Spring, our Can
didate for Sheriff, said but little, aver
ring that the day was too far spent. He is
a strong advocate of action, determined
action. He followed Gen. Hampton in
the/Legion, and knew him to be all and
-every^tii^ng that a great and good people
could require their Governor to be. flo
promises to do his whole duty if elected.
We believe him, and shall elect him.
Capt. L. Charlton, our candidate for
Judge of Probate, now came forward to
offor the following resolutions, which
were unanimously adopted :
Resolved, UL That we, Democrats of
Mt. Willing, heartily endorse thc plat
form of the St. Louis Convention, accept
ed by tho State Convention of the Demo
cratic party, and ratify the nomination
of Samuel J. Tilden, of New York, for
the Presidency, and of Thos. A. Hen
dricks, of Indiana, for tho Vice-Presi
doney ol tho United States, and will
sparc no effort to secure the entire vote
of the people of this State for their elec
2d, That we accept the action of tho
late Democratic Conventions at Colum
bia and Edgefield C. H., and ratify the
nominations for County, Stale and Fod
eral officers made by those bodies, and
pledge the nominees, one aud all upon
those ticket?, our most earnest, zealous
and aotivo support, as representatives of
tho honesty, the Intelligence and the prop
erty of Edgefield county, and the State
of South Carolina.
3d. That we desire to give emphatic
expression to our high appreciation of
the wise, patriotic and intrepid course ol'
the Edgefield Advertiser in this political
campaign, and of its watchful delence of
the rights sud liberties of our people
through many years past.
Capt. Charlton was loudly called upon
for a speech. He excused himself, and
in so doing made tho most capital sort of
speech. He sajd ho was no mass meeting
?peaker, but would speak for us at any
time at our clubs, and elsewheso. Capt.
C carries every vote in the 10th, and we
hope to seo him elected by a huge ma
And now, Messrs. Editors, with one or
two more remarks, I will close my ac
count of tho Mt. Williug mass meeting.
We missed Gen. Butler at this meeting
very decidedly. We love, honor and
trust him ; and his absence was through
out the day, a cause of universally ex
pressed regret. And scarcely loss did
we miss the presence of a representative
of yourjXrave and able paper. When
thisca^Bgn shall be triumphantly won,
jillJEldffoViaL'l will point to? the old JIU
vertiser with pride and gratitude, and
say: " Well done, thou good and faithful
servant." . E. J. G.
The Straggles of Life.
From the cradle to the grave life is full
of struggles. Some struggle for riches,
some for pleasure, some for honor, and
othors struggle to regain that greatest of
all blessings-health-und in their efforts
they often resort to means which places
it farther out of their reach. They take
drastic compounds which shock t?io
system, or violent minerals which poison
by degrees, and thus tho vital energies,
are weakened and thc very fountains of
lifo polluted. Natara provides remedies
for every disease, and it is from tho veg
etable kingdom that Dn. Terr's LIVES
PILLS derivo their ingredients, and in
their use there is the happy certainty
that if they do no good, they do no harm.
But of their efficacy, thousands who
have beeu cured of diseased liver, kid
neys, spleen, stomach and bowel?, Uve
to-day to testify. 2t 38
Cotton Buyers Prefer the Cotton to
NEW MABKKT, S. C., March 29, 1876.
O. -V. Stone, Esq.
DEAR SIR: Having run thc Seventy
Saw Gullet Improved Light Draft Cot
ton Gin (purchased from you) for two
seasons, I am prepared to give it mv cor
diai endorsement as decidedlv tho* best
gin in every respect that I ever saw in
use. I have ginned between four and
five hundred bales with it for tho public,
and havo given universal 'satisfaction as
to yipld apd sample, and the cotton buy
ers here prefer buying (.lie cotton ginned
on my gin to that of most othor gins in
this section. It runs very light, and
gins so fast I cannot keep the cotton
packod out of tho way. I have ginned
a 450 pound bale in fifty minutes. Mv
gin is still in complete order, except that
the saws are getting somewhat dull, and
I may have it whetted before anothor
season. I will be pleased to reilly to
any person wishing to make inquiry ro
tative to the gin.
JOHN R. MOOBE.
Is Your J.Ife Worth IO Cents f I
Sickness prevails everywhere, and
everybody complains of some disease
during their lifo. When sick the object
is to get well ; now te say plainly that no I
person in this world that is suffering
.wi h Dyspepsia, Liver Complaint and
'i^rtPbct*. such as Indigestion, Costive
ness, Sick Headachy tflour Stomach,
Heart Burn, palpitation of the Heart, j
Depressed Spirits, Biliousness, Ac, can
take GREKN'S AUQUBT FLOWER without
getting relief and cure. If you doubt
this, go to your Druggists, G. L. Penn .
A Son and get a Samiplo Bottle for 10 J
cents and try it. Regular size 7"> cents.
Two doses will relieve you. e30
NAiLs-all sizes-Soap, Rico, Candles, 1
Starch, CoLceutrated Lye and Potash,
Soda, Sugar and Coffee-full supplies, at
W. H. BRUNSON A CO'S. I
A FULL assortment of Crockery and
W. H. BRTJNSON A CO'S. ?
NKW Calicoes, just opened at
W. H. BRUNSON A CO'S.
TA ULE Damask, Huck and Crash Tow
oiling, and Marseilles Quilts, at very low
prices, to close out, by
W. H. BRUNSON A CO. 1
GOODS offered at bargain prices at J.
M. Conn's for the next 30 days. tf 32
LADIES' and Misses Gaiters and Walk
ing Shoes offered at greatly roducod pri
ces for ten days, by
W. H. BRUNSON A CO. (
WE are offering extraordlnaiy bargains
in Men's, boys' and children's Hats, to
reduce our stock. Call early. Wo can
W. H; BRTjysQN A CO, j
FULL Hues of Mon'? Lined and Bound
Shoes. Extra size Bj0gRrl8t to arrive J
this woek, at
W. H. BRjjyS0N & pp.Q< B
PANTS Goods, Bleached and Brown I
W. H- BRUTON A CO'S.
The Brown Cotton Gin.
The attention ol' planters aud others is
gain called to the above old and reliable
nake of Cotton Gins. They are furuish
d this year greatly improved, and notti
ng which an experience ol' thirty years
n their manufacture could suggest has
>een left undone to make them the most
eliable and perfect Cotton Gin in mar
tet. As the result of our efforts we need
inly refer to their established reputation
.nd wide spread popularity. For PER.
'KCTIOlf OF WORKMANSHIP, STKENOTH,
DURABILITY, LirmT RUNNING, AQUAN
'ITY and QUALITY of LINT PRODUCED,
ve challenge competition. Wc are pre
>ared to warrant to any reasonable ex
en tpa-fcvt satisfaction to every planter
>r operator. The Gins are sold ut the
owest possible prices for good machines,
ind on reasonable terms. Wc invite ox
uiination of the sampler in the bands of
mr local agents who will giveall desired
nforma'ion and furnish applicants with
irculais and copies of commendatory
etters from parties using the Gins in all
ections of the cotton planting country.
Circulars, Price Lists, and other in forma
ion, may bo obtained of our agents or
THE BROWN COTTON GIN CO.,
HAVING .sjwjj-^MBie General Agen
cy for the abTfvW?Hfcbrated SAW
JIN, for Edgefield and Lexington Conn
ies, I will deliver the same, free of
reight, at any point on the C. C. A A.
ta il road, at $3.25 per saw.
JOHN M. HUI ET,
Batesburg, S. C.
LAM Proprietor also of the celebrated
CAROLINA COTTON'A HAY PRESS,
-price, complete, $125.1-0, delivered at
?urchaser's nearest Depot. Or I will fur
lish Irons and Ropes, and build Presses
n plantations at $85.00-pan ie* tarnish
ng Lumber and Nails and boarding Car
I can sell parties ?ranting Agricultural
?NGINES on as favorable terms as any
no. Address all orders early to me at
latesburg, S. C.
JOHN II. Ut Hil,
August 15, 1876. 4m 35
H. W. Landram,
2G8 Broad St., AuRiintn, Ga,,
SOLICITS tho rcuiembrancc and con
* sideration of his friends throughout
ridgefield County, and begs leave to as
ure them that throughout the coming
all and winter his best efforts will be
used to make them fee! at home at "Lan
fra??.'?," and to give them such bargains
n Dry Godds as will fasten their patron
ge upon this elegant establishment.
August 22, Gt 3D
Thoroughbred Stock for
[AM Breeding Thorough ht od CHINA,
POLAND and ESSEX HOGS ; also,
jight BRAHMA FOWLS, all selected
vith great care from the best strains iu
ho United S tites. Prices to suit the
irosent hard times. Satisfaction guaran
ccd in every particular. Address,
Z. C. DANIEL,
Proyman's Store, Spottsylvania Co., Va.
Aug. 30, 1*76. ly 37
Gullet Gin for Sale.
FOR sale, VERY LOW, aSerond-ham
J inproved GULLET G.N, in gooi
- Q. M. STONE,
jf AUOUSTA, GA. .
GenU.p^tr<fuu*etGin M'f'g Co.
Aug. 23, : 2t 30
W ARRED, WALLACE & CO.,
AOENTS FOB Tin: SALK OK
Hall's Self-fseding Cotton Gin !
TUE BEST IN USE.
SEND FOR CIRCULARS!
WARREN, WALLACE & CO.,
July 12, 187?. 2m 30
?I0NTIILI MISCELLANY OF POP
uty-Five Cents per Number..
Three dollars 1'cr Annum.
W1UT?JS AND FEATURES.
Among th? contributors and features
ire the folioving i
lillian HnVthorne.--Mr. Hawthorne,
whose "S.xon Sketches" have boen
among thomost brilliant and pungent
essays of tao time, will give a series
of graphicdelineations of London Su
ilbert Rhodes.-? ?-his accomplished es
sayist will appear iii papers on social
life and foreign incidents.
Christian rieid.--Stories and .sketches
from this kcconiplished Southern wri
ter will appear.
Ubcrt F. webster.-^Sfones, and de
scriptivo sketches nf Far-Western pla
ces, aro expected from Mr. Webster's
lunius Henri Browne.--Mr. Browne's
brilliant society sketches will frequent
H. E. W. S.--This accomplished wri
ter wjll continue hor sparkling papers
on social topics, and her eminently pic
tamba Thorpe.--" Little Joanna," by
this author,.whorls a Southern lady
was oae^^^^f^Bt'(manning novels
of 1^75.rj!^^^^?ns from her pen
Edgar Fawcett.-??Wr. Fawcett's poems
are remarkable for their picturesque
and graphie power. Ho will contrib
ute short stories as well as poems,
?irs. Katharine S. McQuoid (author of
the famous novel, "Patty") will send
from abroad, specially for the Joni nal,
stories and descriptive sketches,
kll'red II. Guernsey (for many years
editor of Harper'* ^agasine) will con
tributo papers on distinguished names
in 1 it?r?t aro.
laurice Tliompson.-This gentleman's
papers of adventures in Florida havo
been onoof the attractions of tho Jour
nal. Similar sketches aro expected
Lrt Life in Roiue.--Mr. Janies Free
man an American artist who luis re
sided forthirty years in Rome, and du
ring thaltime met many of the most
distinguished men and women of tho
period^ fill givo his reminiscences and
experiences, which are of tho most en
loracc ?. Scudder.--Mr. Scuddor's
" Heirs ol' the Bodloy Estate" is ono cf
the bostof recent short stories. Simi
lar orignal and graphic productions
may be looked for.
jncy II. JIonpcr.--Mrs. Hooper's ar
ticles frWn Paris aro noted as among
tho mosl brilliant of current magazine
konstante Feuimorc Woojson.--Sto
ries and poems will appear from this
lohn EntC" Cooke.-This well-known
Southern writer will contribute.
Virt sil?'es'-"Mr- Sikes's papers aro al
ways graphic aud picturesque.
iowan! Glyudon.--Poems will appear
from this gifted writer.
toel Benton is nuiong our regular con
Those aro names that appear in current
lumbers of the Journal; but our plan
leeessarily ?l)CllH thc l^?08 ol tho mag?
iue ff5t>L WRITERS OF NOTE.
j, APPLETON &CO" Pqblidhers,
549 & 551 Broadway, N. V.
Auj. 23,1876. tf M
O. M. STONE,.
Cotton IP abot-or*,
Corner li: y ll O 2d? rs asci Jlc??ltowl? Slw.,
GTKXKK U, Af?EN?'Y for mir varMy nf plantation rvni'hir.^y. 1 niiirm-lfi- ?hr,
C**l?brHte.'l (??L^KT'I'N I.IC'II T ???A!"!' miT?.N (..-s. I'At.Q? .!.'>
WH KAT TUlt?.<*l]Kit? und S ET A K X'I Oil >. whieli HIV : ? ?nmihMtl by
any, besides beim.' th*? Imvost priucd. 'I'?I li ICSI I K US rar.).:.- in ?.i i ... |V.?fl; ?.w.i.o t..
$100.00. The 8KP AK ATOM llrwt thresher, ?lum separa*** .:. ?. .! . si'?v. timi
cleans mid sacks tile wlifiit n.-adv for inarfcut, ?'an l'un..-' ... '.: ?. m:
wheel* nr not na desired. Prie* from Sl*f??.(a? lo ?S2? IM?. ?<.?.<.,.j; . . ./. . .....
STATIS) V Kit Y un.! lA?Jii: HUHS ft POM'KU:-. : 1 .
!. H. Vi:;? IVILOUl.IfT 1KO.V COTTON S CK KV.. l'aUbtiu 187.:.
With tliis Screw two hands can run down ISO lbs Cotton in jive to nix minutos, -i
tliree hands a 500 lb bale in the same time. Pack np or down--can ! placed in
doors or outside. Can l>o run by Hand, Horse. Water or Steam Power. Will de
liver at tho planters'nearest depot at prices 10 per cent. ?i.wer than tb.- present
prices of any other Wrought Iron Screw.
SAW .HILLS, and STEAM ENGINES,--any size--Portable or Stationary.
Planters, spare yonr stock bv buying a small plantation engine. With it you
grind you. corn, prepare food "for your stock, thresh your wheat and gi. fitton.
The ECONOMIZER, a small Horizontal Engine, with return tubular boiler, 4
U P, ?400; 5 H P, $-150; SUP, $57f>.
The BIGELOW UPRIGHT HOILEK PORTABLE ENGINE, 4 II P, 3300;
S H P, ?400 ; 7 H P. ?475 ; 8 11 P, 8540; IS H P. 8725; 15 H P. &>00.
COLEMAN'S CORN MILL, complete shipped, ready for service. Makes good
meal. Can be run by Horse, Water or Steam Power. Prices according to .-ii/.e,
from $11U to $240. Each Machine warranted as per circular.
Terms easy. Send for circulais. Address
Mar. SO. flin 15_O. M. STOVE. Aimusta.
ISlVBM Ul ?BIi COMPANY
Summary of Business of thc Universal Life Insurance Company of
New York, From 1st Jan., 1875, to 1st Jan., 1876.
Assets approved and accepted by the Insurance Commissioner
for the State of New York, - - - - ? 8 5,491,(135 53
Surplus over all liabilities, - 057,453 53
Number of new policies issuer! during 187^, - 0,408
Amount insured during 1S75, - - - - 11,575.2111 00
Not increase during 187">, -. 7,3S^.?H 00
Increase of Assets during 1875, - 1,104,805 57
EW Life Insurance Companies, oven In most prosperous times, can make such
in exhibit as the above, which is in striking contrast with the meagre showing o)
many of our competitors, and is an evidence that the failure of a few Southern and
Western Companies has not Bbaken the confidence of the public in this prosperous,
progressive and popular Company, working as it is known under the rigid super
vision of the New York Insurance Department; a protection tn the assured alford.
3d by no Soulhern Company, since the ouly one. which ever attempted to wurt; under
'.hat Department, withdrew from the transaction of business in this (New York;
State on the (Jth March, ult.
We otter our friends a safer Company, plainer contract, rates 20 per cent, cheaper
:han Mutual on Life, and about 30 per cent cheaper on endowments ; losses paya
ble promptly in 30 days after proof, and even in these dullest and hardest of times
i live Company,
JEFFERSON & RANSOM, Gen !. AgU,
No. ll, McIntosh St., Augusta, Ga.
May 17, 187*1, ly ?59
THE WINSHIP COTTON GIN!
THE WINSHIP COTTON PRESS !
Manufactured by WINSHIP & BRO., Atlanta, Ga.
I SHALL continue the Agency for the above standard COTTON GIN and
PRESS, which is so justly popular with the planters throughout the South,
xnd can recommend theta to any or all my friends and patrons who are in
need of a First Class GIN or PRESS.
The GINS are made eiiher with or without CONDENSER, as purchasers
may desire, and the PRESSES are made for either xiAND, HORSE, or
igf- Prices and Terms reasonable.
tgk?Send for Circular and Price List. Address,
F. B. PHINIZY,
Cotton Factor, -Augusta, Ga.
(SUCCESSOR TO C. H. PHINIZY & Co.)
Augusta, June 27, 1876. om 23
Fresh Turnip Seeds!
Buist'!* III \, ed IS ii la linga.
?ED or PURPLE TOP, WHITE GLOBE,
EARLY WHITE FLAT Db iUH, GOLDEN BALL,
YELLOW ABERDEEN, LARGE WHITE NORFOLK
ORANGE JELLY, WHITE HANOVER,
POMERIAN GLOBE, WHITE TANKARD.
IP??* A good supply of all the above varieties in store and for sale by
G. L. PENN & SON.
Jaly 19, 1370. tf 531
BUY YOUR WAGONS
L0WREY WAGON FACTORY,
Corner o?* Campbell and E12 is S I*?..
OREAT REDUCTION II?ST PRICES i
CHEAPER THEIST EVER KNOWN1
FARM WAGONS-one a uri two Morse.
OiNE HOUSE WAGONS-a Specially.
SPRING WAGONS and CARTS of all kinds.
MANUFACTOBING AGENT FOR
HALL'S PATENT DOUBLE REVOLVING HARROW.
HARROWS-of all kinds, WHEELBARROWS, &c.
HARNESS, o?'ail descriptions, Affrays on hand.
EXAMINE MY~ST?CK BEFORE PURCHASING.
JG?"* ALL WORK GUARANTEED.
J. H. LOWREY, Proprietor.
Augusta, Ga., June 21, 1876. ly 27
SANDERS & CO.,
AT JOHNSTON, S. C.
IRE determined to put Goods down so low that bard times cannot be
'leaded. Now in Store, a full line of
BOOTS, SHOES, HATS,
HARDWARE, FANCY GROCERIES,
PLANTATION SUPPLIES, &c,
All Low for Cash,A
U. A. SANDERS & CO.,
JOHNSTON, S. C.
GIVE iE A CALL!
S K-ERP n general assortment of pnch .articles as I can recommend to my
i ?crida and customers. Como and bay at b.>!!orc- pr; ri*
GSOCEE??S, K?TI6SS, KITS, CAPS, ?CfcTS, SHCI8,
? BET GOODS,
WAKE HF EVFRY KU*'7.)
PURK MOUNT AIN 1) BW ( "? ) RN WF? ! . k IA - -si: ' .
WIN & Oo., of Greenville, c. (J. ^^Mit^?
J&7,> Wagon Yard and Stables attached-free to'thc Rubi:-:!
JOHN p. nmmziis?M
June 13, ly26] GRANITEVUJ$?->. .C.
Tlie Centennial Blore!
T. J. KERN AG HAN
ESPEGTFULLY calls the attention of the rublic to his SELECT* ar.d
LARGE STOCK of SPRING and SUMMER GOODS, just received.
LOW PRICKS and sirisfaction guaranteed. Cali and see.
m- IMPORTED and DOMESTIC LIQUORS on hand at all time*.
B??BEST OABH PPJCE.paid for COTTON.
May 17, 1S70.
BATESBURG, ?. C. & A. R. R.*, s. C.
WHOLESALE and RETAIL DEALERS IX
FOREIGN Al MME IM GOO
m ?196 mm BIUZJ,
E have now on hand the Largest and Best Assorted Stock of SPRIX
)RY GOODS ever offered in the South. These Goods have been select'
vith the greatest care, bought EXCLUSIVELY FOR CASH and at ?u<
trices that in selling them
WE SIMPLY DEFT COMPETITION.
Our Stock Comprises EVERYTHING NEW and CHOICE in
SILKS. DRESS GOODS,
LADIES' LINEN SUITS and OVERDRESSES,
MISSES' and CHILDREN'S LINEN and PIQUE SUITS
WHITE GOODS, LINENS of every description,
HOSIERY, GLOVES. CORSETS,
PARASOLS, SUN UMBRELLAS,
ECRU CASHMERE LACES and TIES, NOTIONS,
CALICOES, DOMESTICS, &c, &c., &c.
In asking the attention of the people of Edgefield and vicinity
innouucemeut, we most earnestly aud cordially invite them tc
isamine our Goods and judge for themselves. These are not 5
?arried over from last season, but an ENTIRELY NEW STOCK
lave made prices so low that buyers themselves will be astonish^
JAS. A. GRAY & Ci
Apr. o, 1S7G.
194 & 190 Broad St,. Auguj
f|s of old, wishes to make known to his Friends and Patrons in Edgef
;hat he has now on hand a Stock of
>qual to any house in the Southern State^ind that he is determined to:
it prices to which no one will object.
A large quantity of CHILDREN'S SLIPPERS, of all colors, at 50 ct
;o $1.00 per pair. These Goods are Philadelphia work, and of the bes^
Gents'LOW SUMMER SHOES at 20 per cent, reduction-all hanJ
nade and French ?Stock.
Those who favor me with their Custom, are sure to get the best qualij
)? Goods sold in Augusta.
July 19, 1S7G.
CENTRAL HOTEL BLOCK, AUGUSTA, GA.J
CHANGE OF SCHEDU
[ AM giving the highest market price for (nain. Daring a lime and
lalf lime, old King Cotton will be almost ignored. Silver is under p
mt I will take it in exchange for my ^oods. Call and purchase at the-ib
GROCERIES, DRY GOODS
HATS, CAPS, BOOTS, SHOES, S3AKI>W?IRE,
ind WOODEN WAKE, a?i<!
NOTIONS, Foreign and ?O???I
LIQUORS of every description on haj
S?"I am Agent for Carver's celebrated GIN.
W. G. KE
July 26, ly 4]
JR the equivalent iu greenbacks on all occasions, are ?
sell goods so cheap as to make my customers gr.umbl!
he shape of the credit system !
BOOTS, SHOES, HATS..
TIN, WOODEN, and HARDWj
Are all sold in my Store at prices to suit these old
TOBACCO, CIGARS, SNUFF, FANCY NIC]
LAGER BEER and
F I IVE
Juue 13, 12t26]