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Jas. T. Bacon. Thos. J. Adams.
EDITORS. E. KEE8E. Corresponding Editor. Edffefleld, 8. C., December 8*1881. TWO WIDELY DIFFERENT Vi EWS In the late debate on the stock law in the legislature, Mr. Dargan, of Darlington, the author of the bill, de. livered a very forcible argument in favor of its passage. It was true, he said, that the bill aimed at a very old law, but that did not prove that, it was not a good measure. The people themselves had already virtually abandoned the old fence law, and ihis measure only attempted to put into operation what they had already .decided upon. The result of the operations fd the kw on the Sea Is lands of South Carolina, where so many poor persons lived, disproved the allegation that this law would operate to the injury of the small farmers. This bill meant progress and it had always been the fate of progress to meet with resistance. All improvements were resisted by the ignorant. He trusted that this As sembly would rise above such shallow opinions. The agricultural depart ment of the State had endorsed the hill. The value of lands in the State amounted to $79,000,000, while that of stock amounted to $9,500,000 only, in which estimate is included $3,000, O00 of horses and $3 500,000 for mules and asses, leaving only about $3,000,000 worth of cattle. Are we to protect this $3,000,000 of cattle at the expense of $79,000,000 of land ? It was a singular fact that in South Carolina to-day a pig enjoys mor* privileges thau Governor Hampton. Tho humblest man IQ the State, who owned a pine barren, could without even a fence around it say to the Governor. "Don't put your foot within this inclosure," while the pig could go anywhere he pleaeed in the land. The question had to be met sooner or later; it could not be kept out of pol itics. It had to be met in the next campaign, and it had be-ter be met now and here. Mr. Dennis, of Charleston, said the Democratic party had promised pro tection to the people who had voted ior him. In behalf of his people he pretested against auy such law. In the low country there was an abund ance of grasses good for stock. The voice of the people was not to be stifled. It would make itself heard sooner or later, ile appealed to the Legislature to pause before passing this law. A public inseting had been heid in Charleston County and out o' a population of six hundred only fif teen had been in favor of the stock law. There were thousands of aere9 of land in Charleston County unfit for anything else but for grazing of cattle. The few men who want the stock law in Charleston County were the richJaridowc?r?^ .The flflflfrflgji did not want it, and its passage would do them a grievous wrong. The Text o. the General Stock Law. The bill "to provide a general stock law and regulate the operations of the same," as it passed the House on "Wednesday, the 20th of November, ex cepts the counties of Geo* f'nvn, Williamsburg aud Horry fron the provisions of the law, but with the further proviso that these counties be fenced in at their own cost and sepa rated from the adjoining counties The bill proposes to make it unlaw" ful for the owner or holder of any horse, mule, ass, swine, sheep, goat or cattle of any description, to allow such animals to run at large beyond the limits of his own land. When, ever such animals are found upon the lauds of any other perron, the owner or holder of them is made lia ble for all damages sustained and for the expenses of seizure and mainte nance, tte stock to be held .liable for the same in preference to all other liens and claims upon it. The owner or tenant of land is allowed to hold possession of trespassing animals and to charge fifty cents for the seizure of come and twenty-five cents for the seizure of other classes of animals specified, and to recover damages f?>r injuries sustained, the reclamation to be laid before the owner within forty eight hours. If the animals are not turned over to the owner within twelve hours, he is rendered liable for the further cost of maintaining the animals until they are delivered to him. The owner, however, is al lowed to recover immediate posses sion of his stock upon giving bond to cover all expenses. In case the own er of the steck is not known it is to be held one week, then turned over to a trial justice, by him advertised for ten daye and theu sold, the pro ceeds to be uaed, first to defray all claims and expenses and the surplus, if any, to be placed in the hands o^ the clerk of court. At the end of a year if still unclaimed, the money is then to be turned over to the county treasurer to be used as county funds. Known owners of animals who neglect to adjust the legal demands upon them for three days after notice shall be treated as if unknown. The destruction or removal of any fence intended to enclose animals by persons other than the owners or holders is made a misdemeanor, and is punishable by fine or imprisonment. The rescuing of an animal which has been impounded \? also made a mis demeanor. It is also made a misde meanor to ride or drive over the fields of another. This Act. is to go into effect on the 1st day of March, 1S82. A compositor who "set up" the toast, "Woman-without her, man would be a savage;" put the stops in the wrong place, and it read, "Wo man without her- man, would be a gavage." Miscellaneous Legislative Proceed ?ngs. In the Senate, on Saturday, the 26th Nov., Mr. Callison presented a bill of the deeoest and highest and broadest impor tance to Edgefield County-to authorize the consolidation of the Atlantic & French Broad Valley Railroad Company and the Edgefield, Trenton and Aiken Piailroad Company under the name of the French Broad and Atlantic Railroad. Mr. Par ker, of Abbeville, presented the 6ame bill afterwards in the House; and it bas been favorably reported upon. The Stock Law bill for Edgefield Coun ty has also been reported upon favorably. The House, we are glad to say, has sat down quite heavily on an attempt to re open the liquor traffic outside of incorpo rated towns, under the guise of an inno cent movement to except domestic wines from the operations of the present Act. It seems that the proposed plan.'of sub mitting certain amendments to the Con stitution, which shall be pass-d by the Legislature, to the people, has not found much favor in the eyes of th" ? mate. It has decided, by a small majority, in favor of a Constitutional Convention winch will require the concurrent vote of two-thirds of the members of both Houses. It will also require a two-thirds vote of the Gen eral Assembly to propose any amendment to ue submitted to the vote of the people. The present outlook would indicate that the Constitution of 1SGS will remain in tact for some time to come. Upon this subject Mr. Callison said that he had been in favor of calliug a.Constitutional Con vention, but after reviewing the work of the commission he had changed his views. The commission, in his judgment, had sug gested but one single changed'any virtue in the Constitution and, he thought, it would t>e beat to bb row the whole thing in the waste basket. In the debate on the Stock Law, Mr. Talbert, ol' Ed'-efield, said he had an earn est solicitude to have the question mettled finally as far as his county was concerned. He did not believe in hasty action, but the conclusion to pass a stock law had not been arrived at suddenly. 11 had been carefully considered at least in Edgefield County. He would vote- for the bill, but he would not deny the right of any coun ty to be excepted from its provisions He thought the State might build the fences around the excepted counties, and thus avoid all dissatisfaction. There is an important amendment be fore the Legislature to the insolvent debt or's act. The amendment proposes to take away from the insolvent debtor the right to give preference among his credit ors. If adopted this would put the insol vent debtor in the condition of an invol untary bankrupt. A bill to regulate the licensing of phy sicians and surgeons has been discussed in the Senate. The principal object ol' this bill is to put a stop to the business of itin erant quacks, Mr Callison thought that one of the features of this bill was designed to drbar homeopathic physicians from practicing in this State, and he therefore moved to strike out thc enacting clause. This motion brought Drs. Lartigue and Bussard to their feet Dr. Bossard then defined the general objects ol the bill, and stated that it contained no clause which would prevent any homeopathic physi cian holding a genuine diploma from pur suing his calling. Mr. Callison's motion was rejected and the bill passed to its third reading. A bill lo give Trial Justices jurisdiction to foreclose hens under $100, nas been re ported unfavorably, and tue report adopt ed. Tiie Agricultural Committee has report ed favorably on a bill to require persons purchasing cotton seed and lint cotton to keep a record of the perseus from whom such purchases ure made. A bill has passed the Senate providing for the punishing of persons guilty ol' ma ?jB^ii)ury to bridges on the public roads. 3f|s?f3M?r"?Hl^lii?f-" 11 TCJ> ?P'iy^r>~^''-j"j t J pay Auditor o?iIgeiield County .^JiVtaiu services. Concerning a bill for the appointment of tlip superintendent of the Penitentiary by tile Governor for a term of four years, Mr. Callison moved an indefinite postpone ment. Mr. Harlee thought the bill an improp er one. The directors of the Penitentiary are elec'"d by the Legislature and thc su perintendent should also be chosen in the same way. Mr. Callison thought it was impolitic and unwise to give the Governor more ap pointing power, nor did he believe in ex tending the term ol office of the superin tendent of the penitentiary. The resolu tion to indefinitely postpone was tarried. Mr. Strom, of Edgefield, has presented a bill to amend an Act entitled " An Act to prohibit thc sale ol'seed cotton between the hours of the setting and rising of the sun, and to regulate the sale of seed cot ton," approved June 8, li77, by extend ing the provisions thereof to grain. Mr. Ward, of Edgefield, has presented a bill to amend an Act relating to enticing laborers, by tusking it a misdemeanor for a laborer to violate his contract whether the same be verbal or iu writing. This bill failed. Mr. Talbert, of Edgefield, presented a bill to require fire insurance companies to deposit bonds with the Comptroller Gen eral to pay penalties for wilful failure to pay losses. Nu strone Prospect ut Repealing the Lien Law. The first gun of the Lien law repealers was fired in the House one day last week, by the combined forces of the State Agri cultural Society and the Slate Grange. The petition of the joint bodies was pre sented by Mr. E. M. Racker, at whose re quest the reading clerk began to read the document. Either owing to the sinuosi ties of the chirography or the mixed char acter of the metaphors, however, the task was no easy one, and after spelling through a half dozen pages, that able officer was relieved from his embarrassment by a mo tion to print the document, which was adopted and the matter deferred to some future time. On Monday night, the 28th Nov., there was a caucus of the advocates of repeal, after the adjournment of the Legislature, at which it ia understood there was avery small attendance, so much so indeed that it is very questionable now whether any bill willbe introduced at this session look ing to repeal. The Stock Law in the Senate. As we have reported in another article, a general Stock Law for the State passed the House last week, and was sent to the Senate. That body, however, having ad journed ft om Friday afternoon, t he 2d, until Tuesday night, the 6th, has not yet begun to consider the matter. It will probably do so on Wednesday or Thurs day of this week. As regards its ultimate action, opinion is much divided. By our next issue, however, we will be able to announce the result. IMPORTANT TO EDtiEFIELIt PEO PLE OPPOSITE THE LOCKS. The Hon. E. B. Murray, of Ander son, has introduced a bill to require the construction of sufficient fish ways in the dam across Savannah River, near Augusta, bv the 1st day of March, A. P. 18S2; and repealing an Act entitled "An Act to incor porate the Edgefield Cotton and Woolen Manufacturing Company," approved February 27th, 1873, and the Acts amendatory thereto, and in structing the Fish Commissioner to remove the obstructions in said rivet caused by the dam of such coinvany, if the requirements are not complied with ; also, a bill to prohibit fishing nets, traps, or similar devices within certain distance of the dam across Savannah River near Augusta. These bills have been reported upon favorably, and will, in all pro bability, become laws. THE ?EBATE?POKTU? GENERA STOIK LAW AND ITS PAS SAGE..BY THE HOUSE. Early in the session, Mr. Dargan, representative fromjgDarlington, ii troduced a bill to provide a gener stock law for the whole State. Pern ing the consideration of this bill, course no specific move was made i regards Edgefield County alone. C , Wednesday, Nov. 30,the bill was take up for the second or third time in tl House with a view of finally testir the sense of that body. TgWe give tl discussion in full, as reported in tl News and Courier, knowing that i this juncture nothing will be moi acceptable to our readers : Mr. Dargan, tue*author"of the hil offered an amendment, requiring sue counties as were^to be excepted Lo the law to be fenced. The ameni ment was offered so that, the countn which desired tc be excepted from tl operations of the law should kno what was expected of them. Mr. Vei ner, of Oconee, said he wi in favor of the general law. Thei had been no argument against it. Tl majority of the people were in fav< of it, and be would vote for it, bi would introduce a separate bill e: empting certain portions of his count; Mr. Aldrich, of Aiken, proponed substitute providing for the fenciri our. of excepted counties by the Sta' and not. at the expense of the com ties. He is clearly of the npinic that the expense should be a Stal tax. The counties that desire to i excepted pr.y about one-half of th whole taxes.to the State. This beiu so it was wise, proper and jost till the State should bear the burden. Mr. Chase, of Darlington, favore the last proposition to make the Stal pay for the fencing out of thu e: cepted counties. It was wrong I make any county go to the expem of protecting itself in the enjoymer of rights which are already guarai teed to them by the law. Mr. Haskell, of Richland, inquire if the mover of the amendment ha any idea of what the fencing of tl counties would cost ? Mr. Hemphill, of Chester, favore the bill. There would be no use t have a Legislature if they were di barred from upsetting a system whic waa out of date. This:law was bei foi the State, and the only questio was whether it was a'ijwise politic? move. He did not believe in beatin about the bush. The best way wi to face the issue, DHBS the law, an then the people wouldjceaee discus) ing it. As to the ?expense, :,thei could be no justice in making th people of the county pay'the'expens of fencing out a remote county. H proposed an amendment dividing th expense of constructing the fences bf tween contiguous counties. Mr. Gilland, of Williamsburg, sai' the bill would be useless in its prc sent shape. The bill was intended L go itjto operation on the let of .Marci 18^2. To fence in WTilliainsbur Purity *wbulcrccsr^Q,Oto, wTm would require a cax of three mill for three successive years to raise. Mr. Murray, of Andersen, though it but fair,as the pioneer counties bm paid for their own fences, that thoa who COW desired to except the msc I ve should do the same. Mr. Dargan believed that, th strength of the measure lay in its ap plication to the whole State, but h was willing to let any county be ex cepted, provided that, county bore th expeuses of the exception. Wha was the use of making provisions lo fence when ?any one could see th. handwriting on the wall which fore told the end ol' all leuce*. Th measure was a progressive ono. I had started in the mountains ant was rii.sbintr along irresistibly lo Un neacost. He saw prosperity in tb? future for South Carolina, and noth ing could hasten its coming more thai this very measure. Mr. Aldrich spoke at length agains the bill. The question had neve been discussed in his county. It wa a revolution on the agriculture of thi State and should not be hurriedlj rushed through. Mr. II ask di said that he was pre pared to vote for the law for th< whole State, while perhaps, as far a his own oounty was concerned, it wai his duty to vote against it. He wai opposed, however, to saddling a deb upon the State, the only limit ic which would be the whims and cap rices of a number of counties anc townships. Mr. McKissick, of Union, said thai he knew the advantages ol' the stoct law, but hs was not in favor of pass ing a geneial law. Ile couid see very well how even so god a law ai a stock law would not suit cet tain lo calities in the State. While be thought the stock law was good hf was not prepared to force it upon any people. After an hour s discussion anothei vote was reached upou a motion tc table the amendment providing fbi the payment of the fences by the State. The amendment was tabled tv a vote of 79 to 36 and the discus sion was resumed. Dr. Parker, of Abbeville, said he was in favor of the law for the whole State, but was not willing to force it on those counties who did not desire to avail thernsf-lveH of it. He sug gested an amendment which would first allow the qualified voters .if the counties which were to be excepted to pass upon the question. Mr. Tindall, of Clarendon, though1 that the people on the coast, where there were comparatively lew agri cultural intere ts, should have the opportunity to express their wishes. A motion to table Mr. Dargan'? amendment 4o make the excepted counties pay for their own fences wa* lost. Yeah TA), nays 04 An amendment WSB then made pro viding fer the erectixu of county fences in-the excepted :ounties on or before th? 15th of Ma?*n, 1882. A votj was then taken on the amendm^iLy.lividing thVexpenses be. tween coitiguous counties. A motion to table his was .adopted-yeas G7t nays.50. f Mr. Savyer, of A??tu, offered an amendmeit providing for the submis sion of tie question to^the voters Of the excepted counties. This was tabled-6i to 53. f The fri?-rds*of the bril then called tlie previous questioned Mr. Dar gan's amendment was adopted--ye-a C9 nays 4r. ' The previous quej^i?n was Iben then calfeVon tlie whole"matter, and the bill pured to a third reading without ar.y exception as to counties An attest was then rnaderto re consider titi vote so as to allow cer tain countim to beexcepted from the provisions of the bill, pending the discussion or which a motion to take a recess was jid opted. TITF. DEBATE RENEWED, AND TUE BILL AGAIN PASSED. At the night session ot the House the discussion of the stock law was resumed upon a motioi to consider the vote whereby the bill was ordered to a third reading. ThkwL.s unani mously adopted and-tfc bill again opened for amendments. Mr. McCrauy, of Charleston, want, ed to know Jiow it was proposed to ascertain the wishes of the people of the counties. The reply^vas tnat the repiesentativea bf the counties must say now. A motion was made to except Col ki on County. This came from ihf representative of the cotton section of the county, Mr. GrJ][e. Mr. Bis' sell."lrtio re^p?r?tsthe-rice growing portion, statue]; that his constituents desired to have the law. Mr. Haskell was opposed to ar.31 legislation foi*.particular counties, ll the biw was gkod it was good for tnt whole Sute, ruft if it wa? bad it wai bad lor the whoje State. Mr. Garrett (Republican) of Beau fort, mad?- a speech against the meas ure. . Mr. McCrady said as there ap peared to be a^d i fie renee .of opiuior among the Charleston delegation a1 that from Coller?n, he would offer at amendment submitting the queptioi to the people. A vote was'taken on question 0 excepting Colleton from the bill an< decided in the negative and-Mr. Mc Grady's amendment wa? tftbled. After consid?rable preliminary com plications a vote was taken on tb< question of excepting the County 0 Horry, which ?as adopted? A motioi I t o except Beaufort County "was tabled j A motion to except Williamsburg a*n ? Georgetown Cooties wast^bpted. Morrison, ofiHampton, moved ti postpone the date appoin4*d for tin Act to go into operation/till 18S8 The matter had been forced ou th* low-country, he said, and it "would n of their stock. Tabled':' Mr. Hutsou moved to fix tue dato for November, 1S32 Tabled, At this point the friends"''.-)!' th measure applied the parliamentary screws, called the previous question passed the bill again to a titi i 1 cl read ing by a vote of 72 to 42, and theo to clinch the matter and place it be youd tlie power of the House, tablei the motion to reconsider. The bi! es it parsed goes into operation 0: the 15th'of Merell next,, by whicl date the counties of Georgetown Horry and Williamsburg will have ti have their county fences built. Horr; is allowed to use her boundary river as lenee?. All this, provided ihe bil passes the Senate. . ^ T li ?" ?! a 1 ! s-o at? .1 Ii at ls lo run throng I Hie Heart oC Wge?eld. Captain Kirk, of the. Atlantic ar.c French Broad Valley Railroad, wa in the city'yesterday, and Seemed t< be in the best of spirits about his line He states that proposilions- have al ready been made by responsible par ties to pay three times what has beei spent 00 the road for its grading am franchises, and expresses the ntmos confidence that the road will be take charge of and completed very eoon absorbing the EdgetieldVAiken ant Trenton road, and giving its projec tors a through lino from the West. It is understood that there will bi a meeting of railroad magnates with in a few days to consider the iailroac law now before the General Astern bly. Some features of the new lav are considered very objectionable and it is not improbable that a forma protest against them will be* present? ed, the ground to be taken Uping tba any legislation hostile to 'railroad; will tend to keep capital out of flit State.-Greenville News of the 3d. A LADY'S WISH.-"Oh, how I di wish my skin was as clear and sol as yours," sahl a lady to her friend .'You can easily make it so," answer ed the friend. "How/" inguree the first lady. "By using Hop Bit. ter?, that makes pure rich blood anc blooming health. It did it for me as you observe."-Cairo Bulletin. FINE WOOD. SKA HOD proposals will bo received un til the 15th December for l,(KK) cordi Long Tient" Pine, or any part tbereof, cul when tho sap is down to be delivered al the "Sibley Mills" on tho Augusta ami Knoxville Railroad, near Augusta, (ia., by next A PH I L. The Com puny, reserves the right, to reject any or all bids. \VM. C. SIBLEY, Pres't. KO lt S KI. 1.1 NO 80c. . STOKAOK, 25C M O'D?WD, COTTTON FACTOR -AND COMMISSION MERCHANT No. fi WARREN BLOCK, Next to Cotton and Produce Echange AUGUSTA, (.A. Liberal advances made on Cotton and Produce in Store. Personnl attention given to weighing and selling, sop 15:i-?n LIVERY STABLES, EDGEFIELD C. M., S. C. HAVING-sohl ont my Grocery busi ness, I have opened a Livery and Feed Stable nt Smith's ?dd stand where I will at all times be ready to accommo date Hie public, either feeding stock, hiring horses and vehicles or sending passengers tn any place limy may wish to tro. Thanking the publie for past favors I shall hope to deserve a eontinuanee of the sanio in the futuro. Nov 10-tf D. T. G RICE. THE" HUMAN UVERRS SALVATION!!! Numerous voluntary testimo nials and krvgel}7 increased sales prove that RENNS1 BITTER'S -the Greatest Liver Medicine of the^Vge-is rapidly winning its ,?ray as the sure and simple Salvation of the Human Liver. For all Dyspeptic Disoases Try PENN'S BITTERS ! I 7 I P7WI?TWSM" 'bu; 10li) ami 1021 JUST BELOW UPPER MARKET, WILL sell von DRY GOODS, HATS, SHOES and BOYS CLOTHING, al lower figures than you cari buy timm at any other place, and tit figures to suit the TT A RD TIMES. Wo also*take care of TRANSIENT BOARDERS, keep a No 1 table and fur nish good rooms, for about half the cost at tho other hotels. HOTEL alV>vo tho COMBINATION STORE. J. P. WEATIJERSBEE. .Sept 22-jan 1 (1 M & fl. A f oraplete Stock of AGRICULTURAL IMPLEMENTS. PLANTATION HA RD WA RE BUI Ll) E RS' 11A R 0 WA R E, CARPENTERS' TOOLS, BLACKSMITHS. " MACHINISTS1 We are also the Sole Agents for MC CORMICK. REAPERS. MOWERS ?mr: SELF-HINDERS, MONARCH EN CINES. MIAMI POWDER,BUFFALO SCALES, etc. All :iricos guoranteed. Bones, Doiig??cr?y & Co., Hardware Merchant.?, Augusta, Ga. June", 1881. tC27 E. R SCHNEIDER, -ANO WHOLESALE A.\!> RETAH -DF.AI.KR \y - LIQfJORS, FINE WINES. a HAVANNA CIGARS MINERAL WATERS, ETC. COI AND 802 BROAD STREE! AUGUSTA, ?A. Sept 2?-Sin THE CHOICEST PROPERS - IN EBG-BPIELD mi SALE! THAT TA^?A* o SPLENDil LOT ON M VIS STE fi T ON WHICH STOOD TH Ll T*?LMAN *f wfi-U-WJa*^ U AID LOT FRONTS TO TU R NO RT! O on Main Street, ISO fi et-and has magnificent Somborn expo' re from iii rear, which in the Soutb?i climate la mighty desidorattuo '?"ne whole l< contains two. and one-half (?I) ncresinor or ?ess. all oi it lying in thc very heart < the town. For 70 or Sn feet foin th street tiiis lot bys <?u a ilea i' level, alte which H slopes in th? gentlest and mo.? beautiful manner m th? icu- line, allon] iug unparalleled spots for garden.' patches, meadows and fruit irons. Rilli er as a site tor a graud hotel, with all i! appurtenances, or for a row of stores, t.'ii hu lias absolutely n>> ?jqtiid io Rdgofieh Thi-i line properly will oe sold as.-: wind? Terms will lie made accommodating.-* IL G. M. DUNOVANT, Nov 17-1 f Real Estate Agent. FAST INDEBTEDNESS OF EDGE FIELD COUNTY. COUNTY COM.M ISSI OX HUS OFPIOK, Enc; Kl-'i Kl.l>, S. C., Nov. I'J, ISSI, NOTICE is hereby given to all pei sons having claims against Edgi field county, which wen.' audited ?rn approved by B. IV. Bot tis, Jr, L. Charl ton and R. 0. M. Dnnovaut, as Com mb sioners, to examine the buna lido in debtedness of Edgelield County, a shown by their report on said claim filed in the oltice ol" tho County ("oui missioner* ol' Edgelield county on th -day of-A. D. ISSI, that there i.-* now i the bauds ot tho County Treasurer o Edgelield county tho sum nf tbirty-tiv hundred and ninety-five 32-100 dollar.' arising from the one-mill lax levied an collected under tho Act approved the2-1 ti December, 1880, ready b?r distribution All persons ?laving past duo claims re ported lipon in said report, aro horeb; called upon and notified tosend in Reate! bids for payment from the fonds at discount to bo specified in said bid.? Said bids t<> be liicd with the Clerk o Board of County Commissioners witbii thirty days from thc first day of .-uiver tisement of this notice. .Said bids wil be opened in the County Commissioner office, at Edgelield Court House, on th 15th day of LM:ember, ISSI, and tho bid then recorded. The preference in pay ment will be gven lo the bidders ofleriii] the greatest percentage of reduction KI their respective claims, until the fun? above set forth is exnausted, as require? by the Act of the General Assembly, ap proved December SA, IS7U. W. N .MARTIN, j J. H. WATSON, Coin missioner M. CROUCH. I W. V. ROATH, Clerk. nov 17-41. ? ? EUH ? H lu Hu- ts of Familles Hosteller's Stomach Bitters is as miieli regarded as a household necessity as su gar or co 111 eo. The reason of this is (hal years of experience have proved il to bf perfectly reliable in those cases of emer gency where a prompt and oonvenienl remedy ia demanded. Constipation, liv er complaint, dyspepsia, indigestion and other troubles aro overcome by il. For sale by all Druggists and Dealers generally. Dr. Jas. J. Belgier Surgeon Dentist, "WlLL practice in tho Counties ni EDGEFIELD and AIKEN. Orders for work of any kind in his line will receive prompt attention. Post Office address : JOHNSTON, S. C. .I une l?, 1881. tf 28 THE NOVELTY SAWMILL I Tho log remains stationary, the Saw travelling through it. 25 PER CENT. OF POWER SAVED* A TEN HORSE ENGINE DRAWS A 50 INCH SAW WITH EASE. S?3r- Write for circulars. O. M. STONE A CO, Gen'l Agts. hov2t-lm. Augusta, Ga. J. ?T ROljSOlf & SON, HIM MERCHANTS -AND DEALERS IN IF S UTILIZERS, (58 RAST BAY. ( J11 A n r.KKTON, November 9,1881. At the commencement of another bus iness year we aeknowedge with pleasure th? patronage an t confidence of our planting friends. ROBSONS COTTON AND CORN FER TILIZER, ROBSON'S COMPOUND ACID PHOSPHATE, have given very general satisfaction. . Onr ' Cotton and Corn Fertilize r is of the highest standard, it contains among other valuable ingre dients 3 per cent, of Ammonia, li per cent, of Potash. 10 per cent, of available Phosphate. Having been unong the first to introduce Guano in this State, we ran confidently refer to our planting friends that during tho series of years wo have sold them Manures we have always given a pure article. Every Manure is tested. We oller the above Fertilizers for cash, time or cotton. Planters ordering immediately will be allowed to the 1st of April to decide which they prefer, cash or time. An or eer for fa carload of ten tons wllJ be sent free of drayage, for a less amount ?1 per ton will be charged. nov24 3m. Oy? JB. rJL\ i _j_ GrlDBSO^NI'S BRAIN TRANQUILIZER, This Remedy offers a Safe Cure for Kpilopsy, Fit?, Convulsions, Incipient Coma, Paralysis, Nervous Debility, Brain Excitement, Insanity in* forms, and all cases where the Brain or Nervous System has been Disturbed. It tranquilizes the. Brain, and removes disorders of obstinate standing. It re stores the mind, removes Nervousness, feeds new power, tones up the Brain, In vigorates Digesti?n and the General Health, and imparts strength to the ex hausted Mental ami Physical organs. Manufactured only hy WM- A - GIBSON: DRUGGIST, Corner r*f King and Queen Streets, CHARLESTON, S. C. Price per Bottle, Two Dollars. W. A. Gibson, Esq., Druggist.Charles ton, S ''.--Dear ?<ir: since my daugh ter took ihr- lirst (lasoof your niedicim von sent her, she has not had one lit Before that, sim used to have them even day, at leant one. and as m my as two three, six and nine a day, forftbe pas eight, years. Words cannot express on; joy and delight over the wonderful ac tion of yemr medicine mi lier whole sys tem. \\'c cheerfully recommend tho? afflicted to irv it. Mus C. il ASELDEN. Adams Run. Mr. Wm. A. Gibson, Druggist, Charle? Inn, S. C.-Dear Sir: Ymir medicine hni acted likt! ?% charin on my son, who ?ia: boen afflicted with Epileptic Fits for ove: six years. The medicinal effect bat been a source of joy and happiness, a he has not had one in eight months. IL M. MAGWOOD. No. 4 Franklin st., Charleston, S. C. Mr. Wm. A. Gibson, Druggist, Come King and (?neon Sis.: Thisistocertifj that my wife has been suffering for 3*eari with Epileptic Fits to such au extent tba ? could never leave her alone without ; great deal >>f anxiety. Many limes had tn leave ber in charge of my store our. not until I would administer to he a dose of your medicine, that I wonk feel sVj- leaye her. And now she i roil. Having hafL??-ietr?iu o* nts June** And While I u.-e tho remedy I considei it H halm t her. and advise any one wb< suffers from Nervousness or Bpileptii Fits to usn it at once and be rostered ti health GUSTAV JACOBY, oct 27-3 m. King St, Charleston, S. C. z Mero?]). F. W. POSTES MCCORD & FOSTER, COTTON FACTORS -AND COMMISSION MERCHANTS,-* Office and Warehouse on Cam pb 6 Street, between Broad and Reynold near the store of Z. MeCord, Augusta, G Consignments solicited. -Personal at terition givon to business. The instruc lions of consignors proptly obeyed. * sept-15-3ra THOMPSON AND HEIJYDEL Deutern lu Every Description of AND SUPPLIES ! 380 JncksoBi St., Angls?!;), 42a WINDOW G?ASS. Tho largest and best assorted stock o Glass in the city. PUTTY. In bulk, also in boxes of 1 co ,r> lbs. White Lead and Zinc Strictly Pure, made by the Kentucky .Lead and Oil Co., which "we guarantee a: good as the best. Also, the well know] Nassau White Load and pureFreuoh Zinc PREPARED PAINT. Tho celebrated Paint, made by Wads wurth, Martinez ?i Longman, which wo know to be goori, Fiji! Hue nf Paint & Whitewash Brushes tWLfrRS. A large aud assorted stock of Colors ii! Oil. Also, Dry Colors. VARNISHES. White Dainar, ('nach, Copal, Furniture Japan, Asphaltum, &c B?Aa,SO?Valr\E. Johnson's celebrated Prepared Kalso inine, all shades. OIL. Liuseed Oil, Raw and Boiled. Builders' Hardware. A largo variety of Locks. Rim and Mortice Locks. surface and Mortice Blind Hinges. All sizes and stylos of Door Butts. Inside Blind Butts, brass and iron. A line line of Padlocks. Yale Store Door Locks. Yule Night. Latches. Screws in any quantity and every size, and anything rise you want in the Hard ware line. Doors. Sa*la ,'tinS ?lind*. Tho largest stock in Angosta, at bottom figures. Send for price list. Balusters, Brackets and Mantels. And almost anything that can be mado out of wood, weare prepared to make. Ye Blow Pi IM* PL suai ber. In any quantity, rough or dressed. "flSStWe pack and deliver all of our goods free of charge. Thompson & Hcindel 310 JACKSON STREET. Der;. 28, IS8U. Iy4 OFT HAS DONE FOR COLONIAL HISTORY HAS. DONE FOR UNIVERSAL ECONOMY, which is only the beginning of th? grandest scheme \\ li ich originated in the past week, leading on'to still greater results, which finds a central point of unity in the ennobling principle of independence, which gives grandeur and dignity to a single character to which all others converge as to a com re Rivalry, with closed eyes and voices |forever si lenced, may seem to haunt, but the mind reverts to WHITE'S The monument of Industry, the brilliant creation of bis hand's, whose halls radi ant with hospitality, are daily thronged with patron* paying homage to the shrine of genius Blithe music echoing midst the din of ba: gains, to the variety and splen did assortment of fine goods for tho festal holidays now arriving. Surprising Barcrains literally without regard to cost! Extraordinary Redactions ?throughout the whole Department! ; GUSTA'S Wholesale and Betail DRY GOODS STORE! AUGUSTAS WHOLESALE and RETAIL SHOE STORE! J. B. WHITE & CO. . V 724 Broad and 725 Ellis Streets, \ FOR MY GOODS! & CO., 740 BROAD STREET Boots and Shoes ! lind Fine Shoes will be offered during the nextThir -'Blackand Colored Dress Silks, ine Dress Goods and Novelty Cloth Cloaks and Shawls; $21,000 worth of Fine Hosiery, Underwear aud Kid Gloves; ?22,000 worth of Real and Im itation Laces, Lace Scarfs, Fichus, Embroideries, Handkerchiefs, Ribbons and Corsets, Jet Trimmings, Passimenteries, Gold Trimmings, Fringes, and Cresants; 32S.0?0 Worth of Housekeep ?ni; Linens, White Goods, Blankets, Flannels, Cloths mid })o'.nc-<?g^^x^L?^^^ $75.000 Worth of the Finest Shoes in the State for ttnresf n ti?? Uff?tSit Stated Tn "^^fies^A u^s?aTviir^c'eVtaiu to find'the most" elegant Stock ol SHOE3 at the Leaders. CON I'T DENCE- If we can impress the public with the fact that our steady rule and practice is to conduct the DRY GOODS and SHOE .BUSINESS upon prin ciples that will secure and merit confidence. Another great stride forwurd will he made by the Leaders. Our success has been ola :ined by a persistent and o ?mest desire to please by reliable qualities at a fixed hut low price. Wo intend w iking this success still greater, we have the facilities "WITH "iALF MILLION CAPITAL, TOGETHER WITH THREE BUYERS IV HOLTON, NEW VORK* A.N1) .BKLEAST, WE ARE IN A POSITION TO uri- KLYSKCUKE AND RA iMlJl?Y DISTRIBUTE THE MAMMOTH STOCK (,;- i>..\- <..nuns \Mnsw??i-:> DEP12NT) OIST IT, LEAD! DOWN! DOWN! DOWN! O Q "t PIECES BROCA 1)1 ?JUU Si 50; we bought a i $2, nowHSc! we bought a lino gain. We have 500 pieces of 1 Rh ad?mese Silks, Marvel ie SI pieces of Colored all Silk ?sui bought to sell at $1 5U, now 7." pieces of Watered Moire, bla ire, 82 00. now ?l 25; 18 pieces c Silk at l!5e , now 85c.; Ul pietra Plaid Rhadamese at 2 50, now There is also IOU j'ards of Silk 3 ,10, now I 75; 75 pieces of Pin '.I) SILKS-We honidtt a line to sell at $3 50, now iue to sell at S- 50, now SI; we bought a line to sell at to sell at Si Sn, now 5iic. But this is not the only bar ii.'ck Silk; we have 500 pieces of Colored Surah Silks no ; 113 piece* of Black Silks at 8175, now $1; 128 h ?t. 85c, row 33?; 95 pieces of Rhadamese Silk, ; .IO pieces nf Satin, bought to sell at IL now 50c; 67 .?c l to sell nt St. now 50c; 600 yards of Watered Mo if Black Silk at 82 25. now 1 50;'15 pieces of Black ; of i olored Moire at 1 25, now 75c; 500 yards of Satin 1! you yards of Satin Plaid Marvelleat 123, now 50c. Plush at 4 00, now 2 SO; 21 pieces of English Plush at sh Velvet at 1 00, now :15c. ?LACK PKEXCU CASHMERES. 75 pieces of SI 50 Cashmere at 95c; Si 25 Cashmere at 85c; Si 15 Cashmere at 75c; 75c. Uashmere at 50c; 50c Cashmere at 35c. DRESS 4?m?2$*i ?RES? GOODS! <Ei O n f\f\f\ WOETH IN Tills LINE-500 pieces Guanita Dress Plaids, rr) *? i jvJvJv price 20c now 124 .; 4nu pieces of Brocaded Dress Goods, price 2i!c. now ](ic; 300 pieces of Brudries D cs Goods, price 25c, now 15c; 128 pieces of Cashmere. 50c, now B5c; IX? pieces of French Brod rie, 50c. now 25c; 97 pieces of English Armure, :>.")!.. now 15 plebes of Imported Armure. Sile, now 25c; 4CH now 20c; lil) pieces of Grey armure Debage, 35c; 38 pieces Flannel All-Wool S 'nudas, wor i pieces of handsome new Plaids. 75c, no*/ 85c; 50 - 400 pieces of German Shudas, worth 50c, at 0|e; 98 pieces of Trimming Silk, th 85c., now Ode ELAflftELS .xml BLANKETS. Q o BALES l-l White Blankets, worth S3, new Si 85; 11-4 White Blankets, ?>"> O O worth S i 50, now ?fi SO 200 pair nf 12-4 California Blankets, reduced to S5, 7 50, 9 and ll. 25 bales of Bed Twill Medicated Flannel-price, 50c, now :<5e. 462 pieces of 4-4 All-Wool White es ol' Canton Flannel-price, 20c, now and 12c. 50 cases of Wool Doeskin . 185 pieces of Flint (Michigan) Wool Cassi mers-price RR; now 55c. Wo call special attention to a large purchase' Q?DO inerties and Prints. 500 pieces of Dine Cambric at Se. per yard. 500 pieces of'ChoT Prints at 4, wort h Si. OOo' piece* of Fruit, Semper Idem and Lonsdale shirting et Sc 150 pieces ol Lonsdale Cambric, at 12Jc cents per yard. lin) bales of Graniteville Shirting at 5 JOSHER V BJ? A V ?"ans? ? \DERWEAR--For the Million 150 boxes of Ladies' Unde vests-now 375, was 75c 100 boxes of Ladies' Under vests, now 60* was 85c. 75 boxes of Ladies' Underveata, now 75c, was Si 25. 50 boxes of Ladies'Undervests. row Si, was 17c. 25 boxes of All-Wool and Red Medicated, reduced to Si 25, 1 50 and 1 DO. !'?M) boxes of Gents' Undershirts cut down to 25, 35, 48, 61, 75c. 81, 1 25-just 30 per cent. UNPARALLED in STOCKINGS-500 boxes of Misses' Hose, worth 20, now 10c. 2(10 boxes of Misses' Hose, English, price 50, now 25c. 200 boxes of Girls' French Hose, price 75c, now 35c. FOR LADIES-1,000 boxes ol'German Fancy Hose, regular made, double heels and toes, worth (?."ic Will run tho lot at the j) mular price, 25c This is an excep tional lot. HA RU TO SELL-200 pieces of Curtain Lace price 20, now 7J. 100 pieces of Curtain Lace, price. 50. now 25c. 500 pieces of Imported Cret -one, price 65, now 24c CARPETING ON STREET- 95 rolls of Brussels Carpeting down again to 05. ?5 roils of Oil Cloth. 05, now 37 5c. 25 rolls of Oil Cloth. SL now 50c. 25 rolls of Oil Cloth, Si 25, now 75c. 200 pieces of Carpeting cutdown to It?jc 48 pieces ol Ingrain at 25, 35 and 50c CHAMPION KID GLOVE STOCK OF AMERICA. Wo are exhibiting the most complete stock of Ladies', Gents' and Misses' Kid Gloves, in 2, 3. 4, 5, 6, 8, 10 and 12, up lo 20 buttons, in Trefousse, and cheaper grades in Foster Hook Gloves, 3, 5, 7, 10, 12, and up to 24 hooks ; in Bernhardt?.' in lengths running from 0 to V4 inches ; also, a full stock of Swede, Glace, Caster and Dogskin. 7()(i dozen job 3-bntton Kid Gloves, at 25c. per pair; also, Ruttie's and Bernhardt's patent clasp. CORSETS! CORSETS! CORSETS! 100 dozen Woven Corsets, worth 75e. in basket, at 25a 500 dozen Imported Cor sots, cut down to 50, 75c. and Si. 500 pieces No. lt; Ribbon-price 76, cut down to 25 cents. The Leaders of Low Prices, TE & CO. (LIMITED)