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LEGISLAf?lE OF SOUTH CAROLINA. EXTRA S3SSSI03N. Tuesday, November 13.1860. SENATE. The Senate met at 10 o'clock, a. m. After the calling of the roll had been con? cluded, the iournal of yesterday was read and adopted. The Senate concurred in the resolution of the House, fixing the hour of final ad? journment at 12 o'clock, m., with an amendment changing the hour to 11 o'clock, a. m. The Senate also concurred in the amend? ment of the House to the proceedings of the State Conventions for 1832,1833,1852, to be printed and beund with the proceed? ings of the pifesent General Assembly, with an amendment providing that two hundred copies be made ready for distri? bution at the meeting of the regular ses? sion. The Senate concurred in the resolutions of Mr. Treaholm adopted yesterday by the House, and directing the Committees on the Military of the House and Senate to sit during tne recess and consider the bills for arming the State, reorganization of the militia, and for raising the necessa? ry supplies; and directing, also, the Com? mittee of Ways and Means of both bodies to sit during the recess, for the pnipose of providing means for carrying out the re? commendations of 'iho Committees on the Military. A message was received from the Gov? ernor of South Carolina, communicating the resignation of .Hon. James H. Ham? mond, as a Senator of the United States from South Carolina. On motion, the following resolution was adopted: Resolved, That the resignation of the Hon. James Hammond be accepted, and what under any other circumstances would have been ^regarded with regret, is now recognized as an act of devotion and loyalty to the State of South Carolina. The Senate then sent a message to the House, inviting that body to join with them in the ratification of the measures which had passed both branches of the Legislature. Accbfdingly the two Houses assembled and ratified acts which will be found in the proceedings of the House. The Senate then sent a message to tho House informing that body that it had concluded the business of the present ses? sion of the General Assembly, and was now ready to adjourn. And then, at 11 o'clock, p. m.. the Pres? ident declared the Senate adjourned sine die. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. The House met at 9 oclock. a. m. A quorum having appeared, the journal of yesterday was read and approved. Mr. Whetstone presented a petition from sundry citizens of Barn well District, praying for further legislation in relation to freo persons of color, which was refer? red to the Committee on Colored Popula? tion. The Speafccsr then announced the fact, that the Secs.to had concurred in the res? olution of this body, fixing the time of ad? journment; also, in the resolution for the compensation of the officers and clerks of - both bodies; also, the resolutions in rela? tion to arming the State and reorganizing the militia. The Speaker laid before the House the following resolution of the Senate, to which that body asked concurrence. Resolved, That the State Printer bo au? thorized to print the proceedings of the Conventions of this State, held in 1832, 1833 and 1852, and bind the same with the Acts and Resolutions of the General Assembly of this Session, and that two hundred copies of the same shaii be ready by the regular meeting of the Legislature, for the use of the members. Mr. Boylston moved that the number of copies ordered be increased to five hun? dred; wliich amendment was agreed to, and the resolution, as amended sent to Senate for its concurrence. The following message was received from the Governor: Executive Department, Nov. JS. Gentlemen of the House of Representatives i I herewith trasmit the resignation of Hon. James H. Hammond, as a Senator of the United States from South Caroli? na. WM. H. GIST. The Speaker then read the following letter: Redclifpe, November 11th, 1860. To His Excellency Vie Governor of South Carolina, Permit me to resign, through you, my commission as United States Senator from South Carolina. Verv respctfully yours, JAMES H. HAMMOND. Mr. Buist offered the following resolu? tion: Resolved, That the resignation of the Hon. James H. Hammond as United States Senator from the State of South Carolina, be accepted, and that his prompt severance of all connection with the Gov? ernment about to pass into the hands. e? tho Black Republican party, the enemy of the Constitution and the South, is at once worthy of his high character, and a proof of his filial devotion to his native State The resolution being agreed to, Mr. Buist moved that the word "una? nimously" be inserted after the word, "resolved;" which was agreed to. Mr. Read offered" the following resold tion, which was ad?pted: Resolved, That ib be referred to tho Committee on tho Military, to inquire in? to the condition of the Magazines at Beaufort, Charleston and Georgetown, with the view of ascertaining what work | will be necessary for their repair, and what guards will be necessary for their so curity. On motion of Mr. Simonton, the follow? ing resolution was adopted: Resolved, That his Excellency the Gov? ernor be authorized to furnish arms to such now volunteer companies as shall give satisfactory proof that they are fully organized,, with, not less than sixty-four privates and commissioned and non? commissioned, officers} aowk that they have been regularly inspected.: and!' properly uniformed. The Speaker then announced" that the Senate had requested the House* to re? scind its resolution fixing the hour o?'&^ nal adjournment at 12 o'clock, m., and make it 11 o'clock, a. m.; which was granted on the part of the House Also, that tho Senate had agreed to the amendment of the House for the printing of five instead of two hundred copies of proceedings of the Conventions named, and of this body, with an amendment re? quiring that two hundred copies be made ready for distribution at the meeting of the regular session. The amendment was agreed to, and the resolution returned to the Senate. The Speaker laid before the body the following resolution of the Senate: Resolved, unanimously, That the resig? nation of Hon. James H. Hammond be accepted and is recognized as an act of loyalty and devotion to the sovereignty of South Carolina. Mr. Aldrich, as there had been a simi? lar resolution adopted by the House, mov? ed that it be laid on the"table; which mo? tion was agreed to. The Speaker also announced that the Senate had returned the bill in relation to the suspension of Banks, and it was re? ferred to the Engrossing Committee. On motion of Mr. Read, the following resolution was adopted: Resolved, That the Rich land Delegation be, and is hereby, appointed a comniittco to make all necessary arrangements for tho assembling of the State Convention to bo held in Columbia on the 17th Decem? ber proximo. The Speaker called attention to the Thirty-third Rule, winch requires all bills, resolutions, and other papers, to bo en? dorsed with tho name of the mem ber in? troducing the same. Also, that the Senate invited the House to attend that body in its chamber, in or? der to ratify tho acts which had passed both Houses. On motion of Mr. Edwards, a message of concurrrence was sent to the Senate. The two Houses then met in joint ses? sion and ratified the following acts : An act to call a Convention of the peo? ple of this State, and An act to pospone the operation of the third section of an act, entitled* an'act for the suspension of certain sections, of cer? tain aefs-, and for other purposes, ratified on the 21st day of December, 1857, and for oth er purposes. A message was then received' from the Senate, notifying the House that that body aad disposed of the business before the Gc neral Assembly, and was now re^dy to adjourn sine die. On motion of Mr._ Boylston, & similar message on the part of the House was sent to the Senate. The Speaker then stated that tho Leg? islature would assemble on Monday, the 26th day of November, at 7 o'cl ock p. m. And then, the hour of 11 o'clock a. m. having arrived, the Speaker declared the Houso adjourned sine die. THE LATEST. IMPORTANT DISPATCHES. IMPORTANT FROM WASHINGTON. Washington, November 18.?I lenrn to-day from jgentlemen who hold the most intimUe relations with Mr. Boehasaix,. that he states tL.it the Mes? sage will enforce the necessity of executing the Federal laws against any nullification which may be attempted. This courie ho holds to be the simple fulfillment of his oath in respect to nullifica? tion, whether eewnring at the North or at the South. He is understood as regarding secession from the Govcramont as hostility to the Federal laws. Major Gardner, the newly appointed command? ant of Fort Moultrie, departs immediately, by order of tho War department, to assr.me the com? mand. W. Ransom Calhoun today resigned his office w first Secretary of the United States Legation tu Paris. He will forthwith reborn to his home in South Carolina. Amea Kendall has commenced tt series- of letters aga' nst secession. He lakes tho ground that South Carolina has made a perpetual contract to remain a member of this Confederacy. Senator Slidell, of Louisiana, is out warmly for secession. Bell car? ries Virginia by about four hundred, majority. Tha-news of tho demonstrations at Charleston feorve at last oracsed propfc here.- If&rcrybedy- now befieves that South Carolina will gC'Ottt, antf there is great consternation in consequence. Money is terribly tight. The bent paper can on? ly be sold at a heavy discount. FROM ALABAMA. Montgomery*, November 17.?Tho largest Coun? ty Convention ever known in this commmunity, was held here in the State CapiteP to^dhy. Tlhcre were over twclvo hundred persous in attendance, embracing men of all parties. Col. Thomas Wil? liams was chosen Chairman. Hon Wm. L. Yancey and Thos. H. Watts were nomiaatcjd by acclama? tion as delegates to the approaching State Conven? tion, amid great enthusiasm. There will be no op? position to their election. Strong separate State action resolutions were adopted without a dissent? ing voice. Messrs. Yancey and Watts made speeches, which were received with unbounded enthusiasm. Their appeals for immediate action were caught up by the masses with a readiness that proves that they are ready to perform their duty. Alabama is ready to secede, and only waits the action of her Convention. Mobile, November 18.?The Register, whichh as hitherto been the rabid Douglas organ of the State, and'which has-been-noted for the bitterness-of its denunciations of the '-Disunionisi s," in its issue of this morning declares for immediate secession. lb argues that tho. overwhelming.sectional vote casiat the late election, both in. the North and in the South, proves that a common Government is no longer possible. It concludes by saying that all efforts to' save the Bnioo hn-ve been and will bo fruitless, and appeals to-the; conservative element of the State to rise up and avert the worst conse? quences of the revolution; which is now inevitable, by taking the recession movement into their own hands. This somerset in the Register's politics has escited much comment here, and'is*received as a certaia indication-that the Statt will certainly se? cede. FROM GEORGIA. MilledgeVii.l'e, November lli.?The Legislature is working with aspirit that shows that" it has no thought of submission. The bill appropriating a million of dollars for" the defence of the State, having passed both bran? ches and received the Governor's approval, is now a complete law, and will go immediately into ef? fect.. The bill to call a Convention of the people of the State of Georgia has-been unwiiniouabj passed by the Senate. The bill'fixes the assembling,of ? the Convention, for the Oih day of January next. I FROM TEXAS. Galvf.sto.v, November 8, 5 p. m.?A private despatch from Gal vest on says : " The Lone Star Flag is afloat in this city." Hodstoji, November 8, 5 p. m.?A Declaration of Independence is now in circulation in this city. %\t %\xbtxm Intelligencer. THURSDAY MORNIJiG, NOV'R. 22, 1860. JAMES A. HOYT, Editor. Terms: One copy one year, invariably in advance,.$1.00. Advertisements inserted at moderate rates; liberal deductions made to those who will advertise by the year. jjgy For the benefit of t he public, we would state that an nccomodation train will leave Ander? son for Pendlcton on Friday morning at 8 o'clock, and returning, leave Pendleton at 15 minutes be? fore 4, p. m. -?. Tho Sunday School Convention. The friends and members of the Sunday School Convention will bear in mind that there is a called meeting on Friday, the 30th inst. Post Office Changes. The following offices have been discontinued in this State : North Creek, Laurens District; Wolf Creek, Pickcns District; Taylor's Creek, York District; Tuza, York District, South Carolina. Political Meeting at Eonea Path. By request, the Hon. J. L. Orr, Hon. J. N. Whitner, Hon. R. F. Simpson, Hon. J. P. Reed, Gen. S. M. Wilkes, and Col. Warren d. Wilkcs will speak at Honea Path on Tuesday, tho 27th of November, at 10 o'clock, upon the political ques? tions of the day. All are invited to be present. Georgia TJnitod, The indications are strongly in favor of the sup? position that Georgia will soon be united for resis? tance. A- brother editor in North Georgia sends cs the following'cntfcT'&emtfnt on his paper:' " All for secession here?huzxa !" The bau* nwT68 on>, and gathers material fast'. Son. James Chosnut* Tins distinguished gentleman arrived here on Tuesday last. By invitation, he addressed a highly respectable nudience of ladies and gentlemen that evening, in the Court House, on the existing polit cal issues. The crowded state of our columns pre? vents a synopsis, and we must defer further re? marks upon this masterly effort until next week. (to ThanJ? Should have been tendered lust Week to the gen? erous friend who so kindly took charge of the Intrl ligtneer during our absence. His occupancy of the editorial chair was brief, bur, tho style and spirit displayed by him augured well for his ability and accomplishments. We mako profound acknowledg? ments for his court sy and kindnes , and promise to "mnkc love" to his sweetheart in return. Death of Rev. W. O. MuBinix. It is with feelings of sincere sorrow that we re? cord the death of that well-beloved man of God, the Rev. William G. Mullsnix. His corpse pass? ed through, this place on Friday Tas*, and was in? terred on Sunday at-Church, five miles above Pendlcton. He died in Mississippi, at the age of 63 years. We learn that he was preparing to re? turn to Carolina, and spend the remaining days of his life among the people whom he loved, nnd who reverenced him. But Death, the great destroyer, arme to Wrest Ulrcse fondly cherished hopes, and he was* ewlffled fronr Iii? tetboar? e*a eorti, i? a higher re? ward ia Heaven. The CraytonviUe Demonstration. Saturday lost was as- unfavorable day fee the meeting at CraylonviuV?the clouds had dispersed, but a disagreeably cool Wind' followed; rendering the time unpropitious for cither speaking or hear? ing. At an early hour of the day, however, sever? al hundred ?irsrona were assembled to hear distin? guished gentlemen on the side of resistance to ab? olition wrong nnd fanatical misrule. Able, inter? esting and effective speeches were made by Hon. J. N. Whitneb, Hon. J. D. Ashmobe, Col. J. P. Reed, Maj. J. V. Moore and Col. W. D. Wilkes, all urging the secession of South Carolina from khis Fnioi* im tire least possible time. We cannot pretend- to- report all tAf speeches wc hear in these exciting times, and tho reader must bear for him? self to learn the tenor of each one's sentiments. Besides, our subscribers in the District will have an opportunity in the next two weeks of hearing those referred to above, and several others, in ad? dition. At the close of tho speeches, a call was made for volunteers, and a number added to the Company formed in that vicinity a few weeks ago. It now numbers seventy-two, we arc informed. There was no great enthusiasm manifested', But rt was evident fftnt those- present were determined, thoughtful and interested in the movement for se? cession. Gen. Joseph. Bewton Whitnert If there is a true-, firm man in the State of South Carolina, it is his Honor Judge Whitner. He ha: long been retired from political strife, yet, he hau closely observed the progress of events in thin country; and in this crisis, he has spoken out plain? ly for resistance. At a public meeting held at Kingstree, Williamsburg District, on theClh instant, the Judge was called for, and spoke in substanc; as follows. His sentiments need no nddition fron our humble pen, but we must be allowed to endorse their spirited meaning: "His Honor Judge Whitner, was next called on, and he said he felt a common interest with all present, and was glad to find a sentiment such t.s he had found prevailing in this State. It was time for oiwiryv men'to?speak out; it was cheering lo lock one* anoblicr in .the fuce ; he would impress the fact upon the audience that the doings of this day would decide whether wc should live as slaves or as freemen. Ills IPonor also reminded the auditory of the insignificance; orfewyears ago, of that pr.r ry which was then ridiculed a* lunatics, but now has swelled to such ancxicntae-wKnildieiBable (hum to put their exponent in- a position! to> rule over this country. He hoped the day would-never come when Lincoln should be peacefully inauguar :ed President of these United States. Never, never ! Our enemies North would seek to stir up a strife between the slaveholder and the non-slavchoHer South ; bat they would'fdil in this, because there was a> principle involved-in the contest, as import? ant to one a? ttiesa claeses-as the other. Then is something dearer even than this Union. His Hon? or said he was now far advanced in life, but, nev? ertheless, that he would even pledge himself to shoulder his musket in defence of his native State, no matter -what position she might take; and. he also said he would'advise his- five-sons to do the same.."' 6 The True Issue. In times of political excitement, -when grave questions are to be decided upon by the masses, it is essentially important that correct information be disseminated, and that tho true state of facts be presented. At this moment the people of South Carolina b?,ve before them an issue, distinct and easy of comprehension, which is to be determined in a few weeks at the ballot box. Tho naked propositior. is, will they submit to be governed by Black Republicans ? Every intelligent reader is advised what are the tendencies, aims and objects of that doididant sectional "party, and there cannot exist even the shadow of a doubt in regard to the answer thuy will make to the interrogatory. With one united, voice, Carolinians declare they will not acquiesce in a. fanatical, sectional and unconstitu? tional goieramenL What, then, is the mode of resistance, and how will the calamities and dis? grace of i ubmission be averted ? Why, by seces? sion from this Union?by resuming the powers del? egated by the State to the Federal Government, and setting up an entirely new government. The States Rights creed, long recognized in this State as the essience and substance of republican princi? ples, distinctly declares the right of a State to with? draw from the Union, whenever she determines for hersjlf that the grievances and oppressions consequent upon that Union are no longer endura I ble. This is to be accomplished and perfected by a conven tion of the sovereignty of that people so oppressed. The Convention, called together by act of tie Assembly, is empowered to pass any Ordinance that, in their wisdom, may be prudent and proper to aBseTt the rights or remedy the evils upon w iich they are called to deliberate. For the third tirao since the Federal Constitu? tion hai been framed, when South Carolina acceded as a pxrty to the compact in common with the Old Thirteen, the sovereignty of this State has been convened to deliberate upon the evils growing out of this General Govorament*. The last issue, prior to the one now agitating the South, was not con? sidered of. sufficiently grave importance by the other ulaveholding Sftrf-Ss- to' unite with South Car? olina in setting up an independent Government*. She, therefore, when her Convention was assem? bled ii 1851!, in deference to the judgment and policy of the States having institutions and inter? ests in common with her, simply ordained that the cause was sufficient, but that she would wait for the co-operation of others before she would secede from this Union. We now come to consider the facts and c\i4c*K(n which" are manifest, that she will have this co-operation sought by her in '52. Sinei; July last, the most distinguished and able Soutlicrn statesmen have been fully convinced that the candidate of a sectional party would be trium? phant in the late Presidential election. They have expressed this, cdnrlctlorl publicly, and in other States a few warning .voices have been raised, urg? ing resistance to this "overt act " of aggression. The popular mind, instructed only upon the poli? cies and principle* of tlie Democratic and Opposi? tion parties in tho South, and accustomed for a se? ries of years to the triumph of the once powerful Democracy, was not prepared to receivo the intcl ligence that the negro-worshipping and negro affiliating ca d dttes had been elected to the high? est offices in the gift of the people of these United States. The truth startled them, and inulantane ouu came the expression from men of all parties, we will never submit to such rule. The Lcgisla ture of this State was then in session, and on tine swift wings of the telegraphic wire came encocr aging omens from all quarters of the South be? seeching that body to inaugurate the move for tie cession, that the cause might be strengthened anl upheld elsewhere. With an unparallelled unanim? ity, and after solemn deliberation, the General Assembly passed an Act calling a Convention to meet on the 17th proximo. The tendency of that novo is to sustain the glorious cause in otiter States, and every mail brings fresh indications that the sjiril of freedom and resistance to tyran? nical majorities is on the ascendant. Each S:ate vrill uct for itself, and five, will certainly secede. The true issue, then, to be presented to the people, is, whether they will resist or submit to Black Repub? lican rule. Tiie question of separate secession or w-opcration cannot rightfully be introduced, and lie who lugs it into the contest travels behind the ?record to create division of sentiment. -?-: "H wxg: the Banners on the Outer Wall." It is difficult to keep the run of the numerous flags of various design which have appeared around the square since our last issue. We can enumer? ate the following among the number: The patriotic ladies at the Benson House hare tho honor of hertsg soc??d, wo believe, is m iking a small flag, on blue ground, with a lone star. The ladies (God bless 'em) arc always right and fore? most in "whatever is lovely and of good! report." Afterwards, a larger flbg was adopted: at the Benson House, horing-ffre inscription, "Immediate Separate State Action," and underneath tho lone star, "I don't submit."" Tho flag- is him; and white, with a red star. At tiie Anderson Hotel, a beautiful flag wuves above the sign post, on a pole 55 feet high, with blue ground and lone star. We understand this is erected by gentlemen doing business on that, side of town. Suspended between Masarno- Hall and Granite Row is another flag of similar character as the (last namcdi?erected by T. M. White and R. E. Sloan. E. W. Brown, Samuel Brown, Towels & Sloan, Wh.hite & Harbison, J. A. McFall, 8. H. Lang sto.v, F. Breda, and perhaps others, hove, at their respective places- of business, small flag), with bk 3-ground and single star. England & Bkwlet have another, w.xh ?ms stars on blue gronad. Moores & Majob, same design, on blue and white, with a canon at each star. A. Kraker, blue ground^. whir1 single star. Motto, "Disunion," and "There's room for* more." S. J. Sloman, blue and white ground, and lernt* star. Motto, "Room for more." Our neighbor, the Gazette, has run up a red flag, with a single star, above-their office. Evixs & IIibhaiio and1 tiie Intelligencer have al? so thrown to the breeze a-redl white and' blue flag, G by 9 feet, with a large starto- ehe* right, having a Palmetto tree in its centre, and to the toft four? teen smaller stars. Underneath, "Go with us_r we'll do thee good." The flag is above this office,, but our friends- below us are entitled to/ the credit of its originnl'desigro Snow. Wo had a slight fall of snow on yesterday morn? ing. It continued for several hours in the forenoon, but the waura.earth caused its disappearance rapid fr -<* fiST" Remember tire meetings at Cetii:rWille on Saturday and Slabtown on Thursday next. There should be a grand-rally at both points to hear the' able and eloquent gentlemen who are invitfed to speak. -??*? JB'qj- We have been requested to state that the Rev. J. W. WiciiTJiAN Mill preach in the Court House on nex"t Sabbath?morning and-nigHt. Protracted Political Meetings. bepeated and enthusiastic demonstrations.? the villagers unanimous fob prompt action. The feeling and interest manifested by the citi-. zens of Anderson village and vicinity in the resis? tance movement of South Carolina, has found en? thusiastic outburst at every convenient opportunity. We gave last week an account of an harmonious meeting on the Tuesday evening previous. Since that time our fellow citizens have been warmly in terented in hearing tho views and opinions of lead? ing and eminent men. We are constrained to abridge the different proceedings had, and com prei s a report of the speeches made into as small a compass as possible. We begin with the serenade given os thursday evening, To the delegation from Anderson in the Legisla tunj. Eloquent and patriotic responses were made to the Complimentary call at the Benson House by Senator Harbison and Representatives Mattison, Moore and Whitner. Likewise responded to the shouts by the crowd Gen. S. M. add Col. W. D. Wiekes, and our sister District of Pickens was ably represented by Maj. W. M. Hadden. The evening designated above was indeed one of peculiar rejoic? ing, all the speakers taking the strongest ground in favor of South Carolina acting without delay. This sentiment was largely in the ascendant, and the respectable crowd endorsed it lustily whenever of ferred. the gathebixo on fbi dat evening, In the Court House, was mainly to hear a gcntlc nan from Tennessee,who had arrived that afternoon, and who was invited to address our citizens. The court room was well filled to listen to the Hon. Wm. N. Bilbo, of Nashville, Tenn. That gentle? man was introduced to the audience by Dr. 0. R. ISbotles, acting as Chairman of the meeting; and when Col. Bilbo arctttf to speak, he wns gfeeted with most hearty applause. After the cheers had subsided, he proceeded to address the assemblage for half an hour in an inpassioned style of mas? terly eloquence not often excelled. He urged Carolinians to jjo forward in the great work al? ready begun?avowed that her sister States would be with her. if not speeddy, at no far distant day. Her position was that of being suspended between unpamllcl magnificence and utter ruin?to dissolve her ties with the Union would insure the former and to submit now would certainly consummate the latter. With singular force and ability, he re? viewed the principles and designs of the Black Re? publican part}-, and plainly showed the inevitable and unending disgrace of submission. He then depicted in glowing, fervent language the future glory and renown of a Southern Confederacy, and lauded the position of the Palmetto State in this emergency. His whole speech was ono of deep pathos and fervid eloquence, and frequently elicit? ed the most rapturous applause. Judge Whitner, Col. Asumobs and Solicitor Reed were successively called for and responded. We have never observed warmer enthusiasm dis . played by our people than on Friday night, and I when the test wns made who would follow and dc . fend with his life the Palmetto flag, every man . rose to his feet, and there went up an unanimous . and prolonged shout that fairly shook the build I ing. Again, on monday evening, The citizens were summoned by the ringing of the Court House bell. It was understood that irhc i Hon. R. Munbo would be expected to- prescht h? views on the political topics of the day. The meet? ing was organized by calling Gen. Wiekes to the Chair, and his Honor, Judge Mc.nbo,. was shortly after introduced to the audience by Mr?j. E. M. Ruckkb. The judge then delivered a> half-hour speech, marked by close argument and cogent rensoniug. He discussed the right or* secession, reviewed the contests of '32 and '51, and stated the ' position occupied by him on both occasions. He ; was a Union main in nullification times and a co operationist afterwards. He was now for resis? tance, but desired co-operation, nnd believed that it was at hand. Whether or not KlWj- others moved, he thought South Carolina could not recede from her present position with honor. He was of the opinion that secession without co-operation would , be disastrous lo a considerable degree, and had not 1 changed th-o opinions held by him ten years. In concluding his remarks, the Judge remarked that some friend had nominated him as n delegate, but he respectfully declined being a candidate forlbc Convention, and gave his reasons therefor. Hon. J. L. Orb was them called for. fTc began by expressing the opinion that South Carolina would secede, nnd ho was certain that nothing An? derson District, might do, would prevent it. Dur , ing his visit to Columbia, he was assured of two things, nr.mely, that hundreds of troops would be tendered South Carolina, not only from slovchold ing States, but from the North ; and that the most effective co-operation would be had. To prove the latter,, he referred to thc.action of Georgia in ap? propriating; $1,000,000 to arm the State, which means something ; nnd the positive call of Conven? tions in Florida, Alabama an." Mississippi. He also named the fact that Gov. Letcheb had called the Virginia Legislature in extraordinary session, and in addition had said that no hostile troops should ever march across the soil of the Old Dominion toco ?rce a sovereign State- From personal and political acquaintance wish Gov. Letcuer, the speaker was confident thnr there beat no truer Southern heart. In concluding his remarks, Col. Orr thought there should be unaimity and concert of action, irrespeo .tmraf former party names, and that there should be no divission among our own people. Judge Whitneb made the concluding speech of the evening. He occupied tt2fe same position he had always done, and was for the immediate seces , i siemof South Soroiina from this Union. Believed, 'with fhe other speakers, that we might safely rely on co-operation. The Judge was likewise desirous of burying past issues, as all parties would receive the full measure of their desires in the building up of a Southern Confederacy, powerful, great and , magnificent beyond any nation the world has yet known. i , Our Outside: The Legislative proceedings exclude the usual variety from this issue. Our readers will be com? pensated, however, by the interesting debates and proceedings. It is a condensed record of the ac? tion cf tire General Assembly at a meat important pcriod'of the State's history, ahd in addition to its present interest, is worthy of careful preservation as matter of history. - g&f* Tdi0"iraique advertisement- of Maj: Bons Tel gives notice of an opportunity for Union men to exchange land in this State for East Tennessee ? bottoms. The Major is-strong for secession, and wants to get clear out of the Union. We would suggest to him that it is difficult to find ultra Unionists'these days, in South Carolina. -???? r - - ? Bay of Humiliation. Yesterday was generally observed in our midst as a day of fasting, humiliation and prayer. Busi? ness was suspended, stows closed; and our people mindful of the object in- view. Appropriate and I interesting service was lield'in the Baptist Church, J all denominations uniting to observe the day. Palmer, the "St. Louis" Artist. The citizens of this region, we are sure, recol? lect one David Palmer, jr., who figured in our midst twelve months or more ago, ostensibly en? gaged in Liking ambrotypes. They will also re? member his exploits about Athens after leaving here?his setting fire to the Post Office, and, after being apprehended for the deed, breaking jail and making good his escape. Well, the gratifying news has reached us that the unprincipled villain has met a richly deserved fate in Alabama. H was found guilty at Auburn of inciting slaves to rebellion, and hung therefor on the 2d inst. Nev? er did an unmitigated scoundrel better deserve a traitor's doom. Political Appointments. The people arc requested to assemble and hear addresses upon the course of action which should be adopted by their Delegates to the Convention of the State of South Carolina, which will assem? ble in Columbia on the 17th of December > Townville, Saturday, 24th November'. Honea Path, Tuesday, 27th " Williamston, Wednesday, 28th ?? Greenwood, Thursday, 29th ** Cold Spring, Friday, 30th " Sherard's Old Store, Saturday/ 1st December." Anderson C. H.,. Monday, 3d " Holland's Store, Tuesday, 4th " The Hon. J. L. Orr, Hon. R. F. Simpson, Hon.' J. N. Whitner, Hon. J. P. Reed, Gen. S. M. Wilkes/ Hon. R. Munro, ftfnj. J. V. Moore and Col. W. D> Wilkes, are expected to be present and deliver ad? dresses. As the election will take place cm the* 6th day of December, it is hoped that notice of the' above appointments will be extensive circulated/ and that the people will all attend. Anderson, Nov. 19, 1860. Por the State Convention. Mr. Editor:?After consultation with citizens' from the various portions of our District, the names' of the following gentlemen are respectfully pro1 posed to represent the District of Anderson iti fftd State Convention, which will assemble on the 17th of December proximo* It is believed, from their long standing i? the* community, firmness, nbility and experience in legislation, they will command the confidence of the people of the District, and. worthily represent them. Hon. J. L. ORR. Hose. J. N. WHITNER, Hon. R. F. SIMPSON. Hon. J. P. REED. Gkn. S. M. WILKES. Mr. Editor .-?The following ticket, for a seat in the State Convention, will bo cordially supported and voted for by co-operatiouists and separata State actionists: Hon. R. F. SIMrSON. Hon. J. L. ORB. Hon. J. P. REED Rev. B. F. MAULDIN. F. E. HARRISON. ANNOUNCEMENTS. For Clerk. We arcauihorized to announce Capt. II. R VASD-FTEK a** sandidate for Clerk of the Courtt at the next election. Jisg- The friends of Col. F. A. HOKE nnnouuee hiru a candidate for Clerk of the Court for Ander? son District at the next election. JB^* The imy tenraXfrc* XLU AII WEBB, Esq., would annoxnee him as-ruanndidate for Clerk of the' Court for Anders? Distvrct at the next election. To the Voten of And*7aon District: "Many FniExn?" baue announced my name as' a candidate for Clerk of She Court at the ensuing, election, and it is due to them, as well as to tho' voters of the District generally, that I should -hake' a response to the announcement. At the close of my last canvass, I stated publicly that I did not' expect to be again a candidate, and my purpose remained unshaken until December last, when toy situation was in many respects greatly changed? owing to my misfortune, which is known to the District. I was born and reared, in this District, and am, perhaps, the oldesi evfmn of this ttrwe?basae rd* wayw resided here, and hope that my bones may' repose in her soil. I have received many favors from my fellow-citizens, and have tried to discharge the trust they have so long confided to me with courtesy, zeal and strict fidelity. My past services and performance in the office is thebest guarantee' I can offer the District for a fnlthful discharge of its duties in the future. Many voters, therefore, and my friends generally ore authorized to use my name as a candidate for re-election. ELIJAH WEBB. IMPORTANT SALE. WILL BE SOLD, at the late residence of the un? dersigned, Similes North of Anderson, on Wednes? day the 12th- day of December next, Com, Fodder, Shucks, Stock of different kinds, and various other articles. Terms made; known on day of sale. n. DERRICOTT. Nov. 22; T860 15 2t South Carolina and Tennessee !! ANY- person, desirous to remove out of Anderson District and' South Carolina before she withdraws from the Union, and desiring of moving to Tennes? see, can be accommodated by the undersigned, as he has 500 acres of land in Tennessee which he will exchange for land in Anderson. F. C. v. BORSTEL. Nov. 22; I860 15 3t Palmetto Riflemen. THIS company will parade this afternoon at of, o'clock, at the-usual place of rendezvous. Blem bers are-required to attend punctually. By order of the Captain. S. BLECKLEY, Sec. and Treas. Nov.22,18G0 15 It HUZZA.: FOR' ? SOUTHERN CONFEDERACY!!! THE Uniem having been virtually dissolved by the election*of old Abe Lincoln, the sectional candi? date, as*PWesident, a Mass Meeting of the citizens of Andbrsen and Pickens Districts is proposed to be held1 aft Greenwood, near McCann & Smith's store, on Thursday, the 29th inst., for the purpose of considering the solemn crisis in our public af? fairs, and organizing for the defence of our coun? try, our honor and our firesides. The ladies, ever present in everything good and glorious, are ear? nestly invited to be presont. Capt, Owens' Band of music are requested to be, present. D K. HAMILTON, Col. JAS. LONQ^ T H. McCANN, WM. FORD, G. W. CONNOR, J. M. SMITH, Dr. J. W. EARLE, R. M. PICKENS, G. D. BARR, J. F. WYATT, J B. BOGGS, ROBERT PICKENS, T. H. RUSSELL, Q. W. RANKIN, EZEKIEL LONG. Nov. 22,1860 HATS! HATST ~ A large and well selected stock of Boys and Genta* Hats and Caps, embracing all that is new and desi* rable, at SHARPE & WATSON'S. Nov..n.lSC& 12- tf.