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'THE 1*0 9RALB_
At Newberry C. H.,
ret,lired invariably in advance.)
snjets iuhserted at 1,50 per square, for
nsertion, I for each subsequent insertion.
arr'ageltices,'nrei A invitations, Obituaries,
*nd Communications .qf pr:sonal interest charged
!s advertisements. \ .
W. H. C HRfFE,
(Opposite New Castom House,)
LARD, ard
IY STAMER of G< ods selected ex.ressly
tr the Charleston Ml ket.
*'Charlest6n,-S. C., Nov 8 1805. Sm.
1Noilh, Steele k AV''atelL
&c., &C.
-Ne. 167 MEETING ST.;
3. . W AERJELL., JE. eW iN
nov 846 4t.
Wholesale Dealers in
Take pkasure in announcing their resumption
of business, and invite the attention of purcha
~sers to their stock,- which is now comnplete.
nov 86m
N o. 88 Hasel-Street,
nov 8 Sm CH A RLESTON. S. C.
ICentral Offite No. 57 Broa dway, N. Y.
--JOHN A. -&NDREW, PreMident,l
-FRANK E. HlQW~E, Vice Pres't,
L~. W. WINCHESTER, Treas'r, y Trustees.
Country Produ::e in the South, and West ; or im
poouring Workmen, Superintendents, Teniants,
or Partners from the North or from Lurope.
Tull information furnished upon inquiry of
No. 4 Stati-strcet (up-stairs,)
nor 8 4G 4t .Charleston, E .
Cotton and Merchandize of every description
Received and Forwarded to any point. We r.d
vance all Freight and Expenses on Goods coui
*igned to our care.
3. W. GRIERSON, -W. P. wALEfl
nlov1 45 tf
Watchmanker aRd Jeeer.
H AS resumed business in the wooden build
ing,( (the old stand,) on Main-strLet, op
posite Martin's Hotel.
All work exec'ted ni :h de:gatch,. andn
The New Laws.
The foilowing extracts from the new code
we gather from the Phoen
The preliminary bill, induced by the eman
cipation of slaves, requires no comment. One
of its provisions ;s as follows :
All free negroes, niulittoes and mestizoes,
all freedmen and free woman, and all deseen
dants, tirough the either sex, of any of these
persons, shall be known as per.sons of color,
except that every such descendant who may
have of Caucasian blood seven eights or
more, shall be deemed a white person.
Another section provides, as follows
The .Statutes ald regulations concer!ing
slaves, are now inapplicable to persons of col
or ; and although such persons are not enti
tied to ocial or political equalty with white
persons, they sh)ail tie right to acquire, own
and.dispose of property to make ,contracts;
to enjoy the fruits of their labor ; to sue and
be suer; and to receive protection under the
law in tht ir perscins and proper t.
The re.ations between husband - nd wife
are amply provided for, making recognitin of
the barties suffieient evidence.
With regard to the apprenticing of the
children of freedmen the following sections
are recommended
A child of colored parenti, or of parents
of whom one shall be a person of color, over
the age of two years, may be bound by the
father, if he be living in the District, - or in
case of his death or absence from the Dis
trict, by the mother,.as an apprentice I any
respectable w hite4r colored Oon who is
competent-to make a contrit-a male, Ilnil
he shall attiin the age of twenty-one years
and a female until she shall attain the age of
eighteen years.
lPeiimate children, n itlin the agCs above
speciried, nma be )oti,,d by the mother.
(a(red hialdren between the ages mdh
nued, who h,ave neither fither nor mother.
i ving in the District in which they are found,
g whose parents are paupers, or unable to
aff rd to themn a coumfortable maintenance, or
whiose ia-ents are rot teaching them habits
of industry and inesty, or are persons of
notoriou.sly bad character, or are vagrants, or
have been convicted of infamous offences, and
colored children in all cases where they are in
danger of moral contamination may be bound
as apprentices by the Dist'rict Judge, or one
of #81e Magistrates, for the aforesaid term.
Males of ih 'ge of twelve years and females
o)f the age of ten years shall sign the indenture
of apprenticeship, and be bouml thereby.
When the a1prentice is unds these ages,'
and in a!l casos Of cOmpulsory apprer ticeship
where the Infant refgsesassent, his signature'
sh-ill not be; necesary to The validity of the
a;preiWCshi )-ind the mn;ter' (bligation of
sprentceship sha! -be exeotied in the pres
ece of the District Judge, or one of the Mag
istrate:, certified b him, and flid in the of
fice of the Cleik of toe I)isfrict Court.
The ndetur ofvolintry pprenticeship
sha1 he under sel, an,d igned by the master,
the parent Irar the app-ritice. and attested
by two credi-e witneses, aod aipoved by
Ze Ditrict Judge, or one 9f the Magistrates.
And now cones the most important pro
visions to the great majority of oar readers,
viz.: the .contracts fo)r sdelvice. We annex
the most importants provisions:,
All persons of color, wh% maEke contraets
for service, or labor in husbar dry: shall be
known as servants. and those with whom
they contract, siall be known as masters.
Contr;icts between master and servants for
more than one week, shall he in.writing, and
ttested by one white witness, and. shall be
pproved 'by the Judge of the District Court,
or by one of the Magistrates.
-TIhe period of service shaill he expressed in
the contract ; but if it be not expressed, it
hall be until the 25th day of Deceiinber of
the year in which it is made.
i~the rate of wages be not stipulated by
the parties to the contract, it shall be fixed
by the District Judge, or a Magistrate, on op
plication by one of the parties, on notice to
the other...
A person of color who has no parent living
in the District, atnd is ten year-s of age, and is
not an apprentice, mnay make.a valid contract
for one^year's labor on service.,
Contracts between masters and servants
may be set aside for fraud or unfairrness, not
Withstanding they have been approved.
Contracts between mnasters and servants
shall be presented for approval within twenty
days after their e-xcution. .
C'ontracts shall rnot be binding on the ser
'ant, unless they are: in writing, and hanre
been presented for approval within the time
For any neglect of the duty to mwAke con
tracts as herein directed, or the evasion of
that duyby the employment of persons of
coo,from day to oay, on hi.s premises, the
party offending shall be guilty of a misde
meanor, and be lipdbie, on conviction, to pay a
sum not exceeding fifty dollars, and not less
than five dollars, for each person_ so e,mnploy
For the approval of a contract, the follow
ing fees shall he-paid down to the District
Judge or the Magistrate, as the case mayv be.
For a contract of one month or less, for
for each servant, 8 u.50 cents.
For a contract niot exceeding thirce months
and mor'e than one month,-for each servant,
A 1.00.
For a contract not exceedirng six months
and more than three months, for each ser
van t,M.00.
For a cont:act of one year or any time more
than six months, f r each servant, 8.00.
For a contract of more thm one year, for
ech year or Lart of a year over one year,
fr gaeU servant, $:X.00.
Three bhurths, of w hich fees shall be paid
by the imister and (ne-fourth by the servant.
sheCod provides, that when tile servant
saldepart from the service of the master,
without good cause, hre shalhl forfeit the wages
doe him. The s.rvant shall obey all lawful
orders of the imaster or his agent, ad shllibe
honest, truthful, sober, eivil and diligent in
his business. The master m;ay moderately
correct servants und(er eighteen years of age,
and he may discharge a servanrt for williul
disobedience of his or his agent's lawful or
ders ; or for habitual negligence or, indolence,
and for other causes named, The~ master
shall not be liable for voluntary trespasses,
torts or misdemeano'rs of his servant. The
master's right of self defence shall embrace
hsservant, and it shall be his duty to pro
Let him from violence by ethiers mi his pres
ence, and to render him mnoral aid and assi:
ance in obtaininlg red:ress for injury to
ms i-gr- cf nc - or nionertv.
The mIazIer mav-connand 'his servant to
aid him in defencQ of his own person *r family,
premises or property, or the person or irop
rty of any st-rvant n the pieinises of his
We extract the following sections entire, as
they are of great importance to all pirties inl
terest ed:
The servant my depa,rt from te' master's
-ervice for anl insuGticient supply of whole
sonic food, for an uuauthorized battery upon
his own person, or one of his faumily, not com
tnittqd in defence of the person, familV,guests
or agents of tie master, or to prevent a crime
or a.rrivated misdemeanor ; for hali4,ual
drunkennessof the master ; invasion of the
conjnal rights of the servont ; violent and
inenlacing conduct of the mnAster ; or his fail
ure to pay wages when due; and may recover
wages due for services rendlered- to the, time
of his departure.
Tihe contract for service shall not be ter
miniated by the death of the nasteri without
the assent of the servant. Wages due to ser
vats shall be preferred to all other debts or
demands, except, for eral expenses, in ase of
-the insufficiency of the master's property to
pay all debts and demands ngainst him.
When wrongfully discharged from service,
the servant shall recov r wages for the whole
period of service, according to the contract,
,whether or not his wages have been paid to
the pe:iod of his discharge. If his w.ges
ave not been paid o-t th: day ofhisdischarge
he inly regr:d his contract rescinded by the
discharge, and recover wages up to that time.
The master ll receive into his employ
ment the servnnt with w hom he has made a
-ontract ; 4)ut any of the causes whfc may
justify him ii discharging a servant, shall
justify him. in refusig to ieceive lim.
'The master shall, at the expiraion of his
term of service, nt the r-equest of the servant,
give him a certificate of character.
Tile servant sh:ll not be liable for con
tracts, made by the express authority of his
r4 tev r.
A servant shall not be liable, civilly or
criminally, for. ar.y act done on the premises
of the master, by the command of his master,
in deence of the mnaster's person, family,
guestt, n-ents, servant, premises, or property.
le shaill not he liable for any tort commit
ted on the preA.ises of the master, by his ex
press command.
The rules and regulations prescribed for
master and servant apply to persons in ser
Vice 1a household servants, conferring the
same righits, and imposi rg the same duties,
with the followin, modifications
rarts, in the various duties of thO house
h1, nd in all tile domstic duties of the
m t all hours of the day or night,
and in all days of the week, promptly answer
all Calls anl obey and execul-C a lawfulVo
di!rin and comminds of the family iil who
sermice they are employed.
Masters and their families shall, after ten
o'clock at night, aInd (.1 n undays, mal no
calls on their servants, nor exact any mervice
of them, whie exigences of the homsehold or
famil.y do rot, make necessary or unavc41:1ble.
Te no gs of household servants shall, in
the absence of any agreement, be fixed by the
Judge of the Distu i-t Court or a Y1'gitrate,
and be payable at the e;d of each month.
It is the duty of this class of-servanmts to be
especially civil and polite to their masters,
their families and guests, and they shall receive
gentle and kind treaxtmient.
In all contracts between master and servant
for service, the foregoing regulations shall be
stipu:lat ions, unless it shall be otherwise pro
vided in the contract ; and the following form
shall be a suflicient contr-act ; unless some
special agreement be made between the par
ties: :
I (rame of servant) do hereby ar-ee~ with
(name of master-) to be his (here insert the
vords, "household servant," or "servant in
husbandry," as the case may be,) from the
date hereof, at thme wages of (here insert the
wages to be paid by-the year or month ;) and
in consideration thereof I (name of master)
agree to receiv-e the said (name of servant) as
such servant, and to pay him the said wages,
day of 186.
[Signed) . . A. B.
E.F.' (. D
I approve the n'hore contract this
day of 1%.
of te Ditrit Cort,[. s.]
Judge ofteDsrc or,or Magis
traf e.
Mechanics, artisans and shop-keepers. (cobl
ored) shall he lice,nsed by the Judge 6f the
District Conit, arid shall pay therefor, if a
male, ten dollars, and if a female, three dol
Mmorial or Georgia Conven-tion in be
half of' President Davisi anid.other State
Reported by the special conmmnitte of arit.ec -
on-Mssr-s. Anderson, of Chatham, chair
man and 'writer of memorial,Cook,of Macon,
Mathe-ws, of Oglethorpe, Salibld, of Morgan,
*anid Hook, of. Washington, asking that the
Honorable Jdfferson D)avis and other S.ate
prisopers, -of di;sti uishted tamnk, now in
-- edleral custody, be set at lierty. ''This is
the mietmotil:0
iLl, a Evtruv, Oct. 56th, 18SG3.
To~ JJis Ecce?!!<;>'c Andra/c Jok.'son, Prac.ident
The legates of the State of Georgia, in
Convcnation assem~bed, (do earniestlyV invoke
the Execti ve cemecnc-y in beha;lf of Jefferson
Davis anid Alisnder H. Stegens, ando of Jas.
Rt. Seddon, of Virginia, A. G. McGirath, of
Southm Carolina, Ailison and DJavid Yuliee, of
Florida, amid 1. - . Mer-cer, of Gecorgia, now
confi ned tin F:ort Pulask i, and :ll other pison
Tour Excellency has been pleaEedi to restor-e
Mr. Stephens to his liben ty. ile returns to
the grat'eful people of his State as a solemn
rledgec of the manaimity wvhich rules rho
public councils; and his great natae amid in
!!uence will be potent to revive the aimity of
the past and to fructify the wise and generous
policy which your Excellency has imnaugura
ted. Emnboldened by this example, impeil
ed by the purity of our motives and stimula
ted by the prayer-s of a numerous people, we
atppeal for eleumency in behalf of the distini
uismmhed persons wve have named. Restore
themi to liberty and to the embraces of their
families Translate them from captivity to
tihe ligoht of freedomn anmd of heape ; and the
gr-atitude(t of thle prisoners w:ll be imigled
w ith the joy ful necaniat ior.s, whmich shall as
cend to II eaven from the he:arts of the people.
Jefferson Davis was elevamted to his high
i sl.tle 1 , ouir suiffragce:t an 1in reconse to
our wishes. 17e imposed upo) Nim a respon
sibility which lie did ,iot seek. Originally
opposud to the sectional policy, to which pub
opinion. ,with irresistible power, finally
drove him, he became ,the exponent of. our
principles and the leader of our cause. le
simply responded to the-united voice of his
section. If he, then, is giflty, so are we; we
wore the piincipals; he vwas our agent. Let
not the retribution of a mighty nation be visi
ted upon his hea4, %he we who urged him
to his destiny arc suffered to escape. The
liberal elemeicy of the Government has been
extended over*u; we breathe the air and ex
perience the blessings.of freedom ; we there
fore ask that the Leader who, in response to
the democratic instincts of his natTire, the
princip&es c,f his party, -nrl the s licitations
of his section, becamc thc head and -front of
o'ur offending, shall not now be bruisedl for
our iniquities or puni.-hed for our transgres
Mr.,Davis was not the leadcr of a feeble and
temporary insurrection ;- he was the Repre
sentative of great ideas, and the exponent of
principles which stirred and consolidated a
numerous and intelligent people. This people
iwas not his dupe. They pursued the course
which they adopted of their own frece will and
he did not draw them on, but followed after
them. It is for these reasons wc invoke the
executive clemeney in his behalf. lis frame
is feblie ; his health is delicate
' "A12 broke- by the sjorms of State."
he languishes out in captivity a vicarious pun
ishinent for the acts of his people. Thousa'nds
of hearts are touched with his distress; thou
sands of prayers ascend to Heaven for his re
lie. We invoke in his b*hal the gen:ous
exercise of the prerogative to pardon which
the form and pijnciples of the C -nstitution of
fer as a beneficent instrument to a merciful
executive. We ask the continuance of that
career of elpmency vhich your Excellecy has
begun, and which alone, we earnestly believe,
can secure the true unity and the lasting
greatness of the nation. 1ispensi.ng that mer
cy, which is inculcated by the example of our
great Master on high, your name will be trans
mitted to your coufrimen as one of the bene
factors of mankind. Tie constitutiorVf our
country, renewed and fortifled ). your mea
sures,will once more extend its protection
over a contented and happy people, founded,
as it will he upon consent and afl'ection and
"resting, like the great arch of the learens
cqually upon all."
Now this goes to the heart. Ncaking
protestations we were d'ped, that we may
get off scot free, while a gallant gentleman,
our free choice, pines in activity as a scape
goat. No speaking of one no more guilty
than ourselves in a to!4of half contemptuous
pity as though because we wc.e pardoned and
he not, we were therefore so much his supe
riors. Fratil, .traightforward, truthful, gal
lant, well expressed, this memorial isv honor
able to the hand that indited it and the Stote
that will send it fdrth.
To-day the morning session was consumed
in a discussion as td ~Whether the proposition
suggested by Brig. Geqn. Tilson-that civil
oficers should be empowered to act as agents
for the FrCetnan's Bureau, etc.-should pass
into a resolution, but the deb&te, though
lengthy, was quite languid as the reports
P. S.-An ordinance has just ben passed
authorizing prdi.naries, etc., to act as agents
of the Freedmnen's Buhreau. The two anti
rep udiation telegramis from Washington were
then read in a profound silence. 'The Con
vention was so determined not to repudiate
that it was very hard to have to do som evene
though under duress and as the lesser of two
The True Story in Rlegard to Mr.' Davis'
fat Capture.
The fcsin regaird to this historic incident
arc related by Mr. Reagan. A t the camp,
where the capture took .place, Mr. Davis and
his family occupied a-tent on one side ofa
row of wagons, wbile Reagan'and Wood and
two or three others encamped on the other
Just- about daybreak, Mr.-Reagan says he
was awakened by loud reports of musketry
which seemed to proceed from behind their
poition, at no great distance fr-om their en
campment. The firing was growing louder
and Iouder, when suddenly the federail caval
ry dashed in upon them from the opposite di
rection where tbe noise of the firing seemed
to proceed. Some of the troopers daished ini
on the side of the #egens where Mr. Davis
and his family were, while others galloped to
the side occr'pied by Reagan and his compan
ios The latter told a federal captain wh
appeared on the scene that although he ha-d,
as far as he was personally concerned, no par
ticular interest to serve in putting an end to
the fwing going on behind them, .nevertheless~
he would.,do well to stop it, for as they had
no troops with them the federals must, be
fgting among themselves. The officer gave
no credence to this at first, but in the end he
mst havec followed Reagan's suggestion; as
soon after the firing ceased. In the -mean
time .Reagan's companions fled and made good
their escape, while, as lhe had himnself resolved
everto leave his country, he elected to re
main and share the fate of Mir. Dasis, were it
even death.:imditl nhern h
Mr. Davis, imeitl nhaigtefir
ing, sprang from the plauce where lie had been
passing the night, and advanced towar d. the
door of the tent. As he did so, thinkging that
te firing proceeded from the mar aiuders of
the Alabamua brigade before mentioned, who
probably had comxe in contact with his own
small escort,mntent on plunder and carnage, lie
exclaimed alona: "Those mren have attachal?
us at last ; surely I have anthority- enougn
left to prevent my c,wn mgen fron> killing one
aother." Saying this he opened the door of.
the tent, and wvas just stepping out, when his
wife, eitber beside herself with terror, and
not knowing clearly what were the nature of
her acts, or thinking that thegarmecnt. might
render him unrecognizable to is pursuers,
threw a morning gown over his sh, ilers.
At that moment he was captured.. It wiil be
seen by this unvarnished narrative of actual
occurrences that the story of Davis being
caught in his wife's petticoats was a sheer
fabrication, and that all the stories of his run
ning into the woods from the pursuing sldier:s
are equally as false, since it appears by the
statement of one who was present at the time
that the principal cause of Mr. D)avis going
out of the tent wPs, first, to cbtain possession
of his revolvers, which:for the first nmgh t smnee
his flight he hadl left in the bolste:r on tne s:1om
die of his horse, that lie might providt agains5t
the danger he would incur in carrying out his
intention of ende~avo,ring to put an end to what
he toaht was a dead!y strife betwccn his
OW en. Mr. Reingan rurther says t"hat, had
the I-mes not ben with them, they would
never have been taken without tiring their
last shot, na they had so resolved on coininene
ing their fliglit. The thought that any resist
ance on th'ir part %,'euld entail an indiscrimi
nate slaughter'of the ladies al children alone
deterred thin from firing on their pursuers.
This statement, wo- should think,. should set
tke all disppte conCe:Iing the capture of Tef
fersn Davis.
The repors tnt were so industriously cir
culated throughotit the country after the tall
of the rebel capital, to the effect that Mr. Da
vis was vunning away to parts uinknown with
an immense amou.t of treasure stolen from
the Richmond banks, Mr. Rea ;an, annihilates
-bvrelatinz an incident which occurred durig
Mr. Davis'fthght. They were talking abota
what money tl.ey had, and for some reason it
was proposed to investigate -the richness of
their valises. Mr. Davis counted his money,
and it was found that he had a little-ovei $175
in Confederate itotes.! And this was the
mighty treasre the radicals have. how1ed
themselves hoarse about! The- only consider
able amount of money in ttie posse'ssion of-any
of Mr. Davis' party was hejd by Mr. Reagan
himself, and that was not by any means to be
counted by thousands!
John Happy,+e humoro-s"local" of the
Nashville Banne, recently weut to Washington
on the hunt of a pardon. John gives his expe
rience. He says! "Had a personal interview
with the Chief MAngistrate, and asked him for a
sniall Pardon, if he had aav more left. Chief
Magistrate wanted to know what position I held
in the rebel army. The answ'er was faiit, some
what besitating and a little shaky-I said : 'Quar
terniaster." Chief Magistrate chuckled anAl turned
his head to conceal a ardonic smile. "My an
cient and venerable friend," he said, "if you think
that Your depart mnient of the rebellion endangered
the Union cause, your innocence is a pardon .a
it-elf." I scornfully refu,;d to inteipfet the mean
ing of that cruet satire." -
m ?LAftLP1A, October'28.-San Francisco
dates from Honolula to the 3Ot4 of September
have been received. The lonolula Adrerti8er
publishes a list of ninety-five whalers, com
prising the Arctic fleet, (nearly all the Amer
ican.) Thirty-three.of these have been burned
or bonded by the Shenandoah, and jsixty-two
remained to be heard from.
The Federal war steamer Saranac sailed
from Honolula-on the 17th of September for
Marquesas Islan Is, owing to a rumor that a
lot of cdal had been landc at Eontyca for the
Alexander If. Rivers, of Charlattesville,
says that he was informed by Secretary Se
ward thnt he wished to make peace between
the North and the South ; that, as to the test
oath, if he had been in 'Congress lie should
not have voted for it ; but, said he, the oath
is a lawx, and any Congressxnal district in thei
South "had better send an idiot or c. ehld to
Oagress who can take it, than to send a wise
man who cannot."
The work room of James Watt, the inven
'tor of the stem engine, is-just as he left it.
in the attie of his house, where he was driven
by h scolding wife. The will of his son re
quired that the room should be left.just as it
was when his father went out of the room1
for thte last time. ' The door was recentl y
opened for the first time in thirty years.
We learn, from one of our Northern ex
changes, that a son of John-Brown has just
made a speech in which he urges the negroes
to arm themselves and insist upon ruling the
South by force. President Johnson ha's just
made a speech, in which he urges the negro
to go to work and leave their political future
to P'rovidence. Which advice will the color
ed people take ?
Egypt is suffer ing from a scarcity of bread
stuffs, the Viceroy having by his lucrative
monopoly in the -totton trade, substitute d
cotton to such an-extent for corn all over the?
country, that Odessa and all other grain de
pots have now to be ransacked to prevent
starvation from succeeding the cholerp.
The Spaniards must be very fond of fetes.
They have jun~ been holding some to celebrate -
the entry of their sovereign upon the fitth
month cf pregnancy. Considerjng that Queen
Isabella has four children living, and has sav-i
eral times had, expectations of others, 'thej
event is not, one would t!.nk, so rare as to'
call for much enithusiasm.
A female refugee (white) who had ' a large
family dopenidan t on her a,t Memphis, 'A'enn.,
and io had only one calico dtess, excited
the sympathy of some gentlemen, who made
a colfection for her,' which atemuted to .$15.
She was profuse in her p ofessioK; 'o grati
tude and at once repaired to a dry .:oods
store, where she paid thirteen dollars for a
lace collar.
A speaker at a recent Fenian meeti:ng in
Worcester mysteriously intimated that a Fen
ian on board the Grea't Eastern ptfrposely
damaged the cable, .because he was determini
ed that informers should not have the use of'
te c-able until Irish indepenideace is achiev
Gov. Johr.son, of Georgia, has 'heen ofii
cially notufied by the Secretary of Stare that
the Pr'esident cannot rocognise the peopjle of~
of ar.y State as having resumed relations of
loalty to the Union who admit as legal ob
jectionis debts created or contracteA in theirf
ame to p)romote the war of the rebellion.
They have found a piece ?,f perhied woor4
full of nails in California, a nd the Colousa Sun
asks who drove Llhose nails in that wood. The
iinians who inhabit the country' have no idea
of wor king in iron. Perhaps it is a piece of
one of Solomuon's ships that lie sent to the
land of Ophir after gold.
Tfhey are calli;g loudly for wvives in the
Rockyv Mountains. A good wife, it is said,
w ill f~etc~h most any price. The fact is, the
lonelv old batchelors out there have grown
desprate, and don't care a cuss for expenses
so they get a good article-of wife.
A coinvention of the planters of A!lMma~
will be held in Montgomery on the 17t-h in
start, to devise some plan for the procuring
of labor, and to take action on sneh other
matte.rs as wvill advance the ag4ricultural in
terest of the State.
A Te:as lettsr says -"We want not on
ly fa:rmers, but muecha:cs of all kinds. We
want rough labor, skilled labor, educiated la
bor, human labor, horse labor and machine
Charles F. Brown, of New York, is ti.c author
of the "Artemus Ward" papers going th,e r'ound
- Appointments.
CilARLESTON DI-TRICT-F A Mood, Presiding
Chaileston-Trinitv, E J Menard*.
Cumberland,to be supplied.
Bethil, J T Wightman.
- Spring-V., W A Hemmingway.
Cooper River-.Geo I Byrd.
Summerville-J L Sroudemire. '
.Wateroro-ML J3ank-i. 11 .
Black Swafnp-Abraha-a Nekeles
Hardeeville J W Coward.
Blacklville-J W Coburn.
Bamberg-Chas Wilson.
St. B:itholomew -Alex B Stephen; J JSnow.
Allendale-J W McRoy.
Prince Willi4ms-To be supplied.
Barnwell-A V Walker.
-ilverton Mission-To.be supplied.
Grarfitcville Misson-J R Pivkett.
Aiken-A J Stokes.
Orangeburg-J L Sifley.
rpper Orange-L M Little.
Eastern Orange-J D W C&A0'.
-Proidence-J S Connor.
St. Mathews-Wrn Hutte.
Fort Motte Mission-To be supplied.
St. George's-John.A Mood.
Edi.te-W G Connor, R B Tarrarn.
Lexington-W Carson, J K Tucker.
Edisto Fork-To be supplied.
MARios. DISTRICT-John A Porter, P. E.
Marion-R J Boyd, Thomas Mitchell,.(sup.)
Marion C:rcuit-J Jones, T W Munnerlya
Buck Swamp-D W Seal.
Brownsville- M A McKibben.
Liberty Cl#*el-J B Campbell.
'ingstree Circuit and Mission-Oliver Eaddy.
-varlington-W A Gamewell.
Circuit-L M Hamer, J W Miller.
Black River--J'C Stoll.
Georgetown and Sampit Mission-J W Murray,
A. Erwin, (sup.)
Con wayboro'-D J McMillan.
Circuit-George -H Mills, J B
Waccamaw Mission-Charles etts.
COrNBiA DISTRMT-C H Pritchard, P. E.
Columbia-Washidgtorr-st., W T Capers. -MX*.
rion-st., F G Gage.
Caniden-T J Clyde.
Wateree Mission-J L Sitford.
Chester-Samuel Leard.
Sandv River-E A Lemmond.
Winnsboro'-A C Stacy.
Fairfield-A J Cauthen.
Columbia, Circuit-H J Morgan.
Richland-Fork Mi-sion-M Brown.
Rocky Mount -R P FrankL
Bishopville-P F Kistler.
Sumter-D J Simmons.
Circuit-Chas Taylor, S J Hill, (nom.}
Unaing-W W Mood.
Sante-H A C Walker, J W Wightmit
Upper Santee-To be supplied.
Chaptain to Lunatic Asyam-Wm Martia.
Cokesbury Circuit-W P Mouzon, J B Aone,
Abbevilie-T G -Herbert, C .ThomasoM, J
Penny, (nom.) Lmh
Ninety-Six-A L Smith.
tpper Saluda River Mission-W H La*t.
Mapleton-T S Daniel, J Attaway, (nom.)
Edgefield-J A Clark.
Butler-P L Hermnar.
Newberrv-J W Humbert.
SCircuit-J H -Zinumerman, J38 Tray
SLaurens-W .A McSwain, J R Little, A W
'Reedy Kiver-F Auld. -'.
Pickens-J H C McKiney
Anderson-G F Round.
" Crcuit-W A Hodgels.
Pendleton-T HEdwards.
Mt Zion-J Ml Carlisle.
Cokes.bury School-To be supplied. ' -"
inAESBoRo' DISTRICT-F Milton Kennedy, P.
E.Wadeslboro' Circuit-E W Thompson, '3 C '
[Hartsell, H C Parson, (sup.)
5Ansonvill--T A Boone.
Lanes Creek-Landy. Wood.
Albemarle-J WV Puett.
Concord-J T K.ilgo, WV S Haltum, (now.)
Monroe-A J ttafford..
"Circuit L Scarborough.
Pleasant Grove-W-WX Joues.
Lancaster-T WV Crider. .
Hang~ing Rock-F M Morgan, G M W 'Creigh
ton, (nom.)
Cheese -M C Davis, R R Pegues,,(nom.)
Ch'estertfield-E J Pennrington.
Bennettsvile-T R \Yals'u, A McQuiordale,W
L Pegucs. -
Shelby-A-P Avant.
South~ Mount ain-To be suppled.
Lincolnton -S Lander.
D'allas-J C Randall.' F +gr
York-:e-L4 A Johnson.
York Circuit and ;sMsion-M A C4fo'l .
Rock Hill-J Ml Cline.
Pineville-Jamies Stacey, A N Wells. (nom.)
Charlotte-W C Power, E E Land, (now.)
",Circuit-B -G~ Jones, J W Abernathy,
New ton-J P Hughes;~ J S Nelson, (sup.)
IHappy HIome-R IPJDagnall.'
South Ford-John Watts.
Lenoir-G WV I'ey.
Yadkin Mission-J C Crisp, (one to be 'sup
Xforganton-P G Bowman.
Burke Missioni-To be supplied. y
Davenport Female College-:-J A Webbpe .
SP~A RITAN uCRG P 3TRIeT-.W H Flemming, P, E.
Spartanburg-Whritefoord Smith..
"Circuit-J B Massabeau.
Rieh Hill-V A Sharp.
U'nionville-0 A Darby, C Murchison, (sup)
Cane Creek- J W~ Kelly.
Belmot-J S Erv~i.
Fair Forest-N K~ Melton.
Goshen Hill-Hlenry MI Mood.
Paeolet-JII Emory W atson.
Greenville- XVS Black, R B Allston, (nom.)
" Ciruit- C Oliver, A H Lester;
R{eidille-W Bowman.
Columbusn-John A Wood.
Piekensvle-J J Workman.
Keowee-D D Byars.
Ro berford-- May, Jas. P DePass.
McDowell-J D Carpenter.
Erscor.AuAS.-Thany of the Leading Met.hodist
divines ol our State have, with the approval of
their corgregations, made overtures to the Epis
copalI '"areh of Georgia, and some of the cler
cal o!liicers of the trie:mial convention, to unite
with the ,Rpiscopal Church. Their hostility to
N->rthirn Meth:odism, arid its incidental hatred of
the Southi in years past, is said to be the prin1e
muoti e of the .ac t.-A uptat C'onstitutionalist.
The North Carolina Convention recently ada
jouirned to meet in May next. An ordinance pro
hibits the Legislature from ass':min g any portion
of the. r' rm.at wr dbt,.

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