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b o N TTN V KVyi tond Sfwrers (colored,) was tho next wit-' oeagcalled, who after Awing awoni, deposed : J THbat he formerly belonged to Mr. Stowers; that last October, and prior to that, for eighteen years his employment was boating?running boats on the fivwytftat og^he-^hrof-Ootober, the nigkt-of the-j murder, he was out hunting poultry, to take down on the boat to town, left homo on Saturday night, aawiU.returned about half after eleven on Sunday night.; when he returned home,, went .into .the kitcn'cn'an'd cat his supper";" and after he had cat L?SSTTpper; set by the fire some ten or fifteen min tttwrbSter"?j?fc the house, called up the-boss to get him to draw some brandy : he meant by boss tfefsnaii who formerly, owned him; Mr. Stowers was-at the time, in .his room, lying in his bed, and had nothing but his night clothes on?nothing but his drawers and shirt?barefooted; went to hijJ foom," called hira, told him wanted a quart of j Brandy, he said no more, but went strait to his ?om and drew1 it; he wanted the brandy, to drink.. J .Afterthis, he intended going to his wife's house, who lived at Thomas Parks', about a mile and .->. half above Brown's Ferry, on the Carolina side; the nearest way was to go by Mr. Carters*", but had no vessel ; wanted to go by Crown's Ferry after he'got the brandy; but Squire came along home, and come ronnd to the room and called for a pint; whflehaSHras having his brandy drawn; afterwards wfcen he went out to the back yard, he said he heard some shooting over towards the ferry as he come, home ; he said ha heard one gun first, then 1 right "after, about four guns, and directly brio big gun go'off; wcparted then, and'I said if Ufa! is the case, I don't believe I will go, bushwhackers might "bo about: so went back to the kitchen,- and | layed right down to sleep ; staid in the kitchen all J night. ' Next morning as soon as I got up and got j dono feeding, hitched up the wagon, put throe baits of cotton, and fifteen or twenty sacks of flour in it, and carried it down to the river- called for a boat, but could not get it, and . ould get no sUis_ | faction:'-After1 awhile, Mr. StowersIcame dov/n? tiAte-wvrff- two black boys ou the Carolina side, and he, nailed to them?how came his boat over there, they replipd they did not know; he then asked tj.cm to.fcich it over to him ; they refused, j saying (.hey had orders not to move a vessel until the. Yankees came down ; ? wc loaded up our 'goods and carried them back home. The boat was .to hate started on Saturday previous, but tho stccrs ? manlwas-B*ick; Stowers was to have gone with it. On Tuosday morning he sent Mr. Richardson down tc^aec if ."puld get his boat or not; he wont and returned, and .said he could get it. Wc earned cur load down and put it on the boat. Whilst we: were loading the boat, Mr. Howell camo over, and Mr. St?wer* asked him if ho knew any of the - parties who killed these poor boys, he told him he did not know; any of the party; nothing else oc? curred, and just as soon as we loaded, wo cut out. I did not sec any guard or soldiers there wnen we left. The horses owned by the guard was ono lit? tle black marc, ono bay.'and other as near as I can r?coUect, was a chestnut- sorrel. There were no b^teaiix--nearer than a mile and a half from the - "fiarry,- and that was commonly, kept locked. . Cross-examined by Judge Advocate: The cotton boat was hailed by some soldiers at. Stinson's Ferry : Stowers and Richardson were not in the boat at the time. When hailed, we hallooed that the head men were not there. When Stowers caracback fhc soldiors had retired behind thchills, an^when informed that wc had been hailed by sojuievs, Lc. says "lets go over and^see thorn." I hutveno recollection of telling any one before I cay- | ? Savannah, that I had seen Stowers on Sun? day ni ;'at. The first person I told that I had seen night, was Mr. "Williams, in Savannah, *ff?r- :St?gers -Was arrested. It-was not talked j?)Dnt> at Stowers before we left, where ho -was that | night-: I spoke to Mr. Williams because he knew I got the brandy from Mr. Stowers. A dispatch from Mr. Stowers, who was in Columbia, came for Mr. Richardson and myself to Savannah. Mr. Williams took me private to myself, and asked mo if I knew anything about this' case, I told him I knew as tut us this, that I go. some brandy from hfni.'near midnight.- 1 was in Augusta when Mr. Stowers was. arrested ; I saw him after he was ar? rested, he did not say anything to me about whai took place on Sunday night. I first saw Squire on that Sunday night at the liquor room. ' I have taken an both to-tell the truth in this case, I could - have told the truth without the oath.; do not know mhjrl took, the oath. If it is proved that I have e*?orn falsely, the consequences will be jail, Peni? tentiary for many years. Henry (a colored man,) was next introduced as a witness for tho defense, who being sworn, de? posed : -That ho had bocn living' with l Mr. Stowers a month before the murder; that he was a shoe? maker;; Mr. Stowers was at home on tho night of tho .murdar; I know if, for on that night I was pitting by the fire, had been asleep, and during the time I had been asleep, I got thirsty for water, and came out'of doors and went to the well for water, MttT-Vheu-1 got to the "wellfl saw 'Stowers <-innd sng-ittlhe piazza; I pumped my water and ?;mk and started'back to my house, he hailed me and ?aid: "Henry, come to me soon in the morning, I want to give you instructions about cutting out Kotne shoes." I then went on back to my" house ; 1 set down by the fire, lit my pipe and went to smoking ';-1 set in my chair about a quarter of an fc?uTjlraeri I heard the report of these guns; I then'went to bed and laid there till morning. In the.moniing he give me instructions, to cut some lady s shocs for Mrs. Frichard, of a pattern that I did not have. Stowers was in his night'clothes when I saw:him benight before. The well is about six feet;froiri tho piazza, in the back, yard; when I AC*-bun, lt'-was as near 12 o'clock as I could'come ?at.it from; the stars.. The guns were in the direc? tion; of .Brown's Ferry. i-^fosSTexammed by Judge Advocate: , I formerly belonged to Alick Martin, of Augusta. I have been once before examined in court. I worked at. my tradoall day on Saturday before the murder; my hoaise is nboui twen^-five yards from Mr. Stowers'; .1 was at hqme all day Sunday ; I never spoke to any one about hearing the guns ; a parcel of gentlemen camo up to the house,one day and asked me about it, and I told them the same AslM^B been telling you; they came to.theiiouse ^h^.-nextSaturday evening after the murder. w??g**'K> : ? TnxBSDAT, February 1. ? Squire, (c?lored.)-was nejSJt introduced: on-behalf "bf-'the detense, who being duly sworn: That he lived tvifh Mr. Stowers about nine years-, .my. wife lives with him, and has been living with Mr! Stowers ten or eleven-years. I was at Mr. Stowers'on the night of the-'murder, unfil about, .an hour and a half in the nighr;rwhon me and an ' other boy named Gad, went down to mother's; we stayed down there until after moon-up," and wo etartcd ou back home. As we got to tho forks of? fne road, about naif a mile from tbo Bouse, heard Jhe guns she <\ at the ferry ; went on home to my.housp, ... cd to my wifo to open the floor! for me; I li-.v ifEdmond had comp? She ?aid. yes; he had jusfooruc, and;b?d^<rtrS~'Irptcwcrds Ui.ciici.uSe* I spoke Jj>-%tfr7about" the shooting I ' heard. tojEjUHts-'fnc"river. /My old father in-law jsarsicSc, lying ittoe<? and I told iWpf iho shooit^ ing.; he got up and went to the door; and'said be did not think that-it iwais midnight. ? I said yes, I thought it was past midnight; he then said, he was ray ?^rand went to bed. I then -went up towards the house; saw a light burning in the Hqanr roonT:" Lweat in to see Ed, and told him to fetch my wool from Mr. Parks'. Then Mr. Stok? ers looked round, and asked who it was; and Ed said, nobody but Squire. Then I told Mr. Stow ers, I wanted a bottle of liquor ft r my father-in law. Then we cama on out in the back yard; and' I asked Ed if he was" going to the forry; he said yes ; then I said, I had heard a power of shooting down towards tho ferry ; and then ho turned and. went into the kitchen, and said if that was the case he would not go; and I went down to my, house; .and nothing more happened that nigh L Stowers was in his night clothe3 ; nothing on but shirt and drawers. fwalked from where I heard tho gun? to 3fr. Stowers' in eight or ten minutes. None of them were yankees?all were strangers to mo. No one hai ever told me not to speak to peo? ple about seeing Mr, Stowers -that night. I.do not. know what I am fo get for being a witness in this case. I am just only after justice and right, do? t !know whether I will get anything or not; I am only after justice. I have never received anything for being a witness. I have paid my expenses so far, ,Binoe leaving home." In about five or aix minutes after I got home, I went to the li-. quor ^om; jt was impossible that Mr. Stow? ers could have been at the river when the shooting took places I went with the boat on Tuesday; we'slopped at Stinson's ferry, and took on two bales of cotton ; Mr. Stowers and the boys went up to the house to get somo liquor. Then, somo men, they looked like soldiers ; and hallowed to know whose boat it was; the reply was, that "it was Mr. Stowers' boat ;" and they struck off arid came back, and asked where he was ; they were told by Mr. Richardson that he would be down inn few minutes; they then unhitched their horses and led them off. Mr- Stowers came down,, soon after, and we told him about it; and he says, well, let's go over and see who they are; we went nearly to the bank and hallowed to some Indians if they had any baskets to soli; they having none, he told the stecrmaa to straiten tho boat, and go down. .. ? Cross-examined by Judge Advocate: Master told me to toll Ccosar, ho wanted him to say, thatif the yankees. camo out and asked him anything, I (Squire,) had come home on Sunday j night about midnight, and that I heard guns fire j at the river; and'when I got home, that he Cajsar, was sick, and that I went to the house to get some brandy for him',- (Casar,) and that master was there. He told me to tell Ca;sar this, at about 11 o'clock, Monday, after the murder at the river. I did not. tell him ; he got mad when I commenced to tell him, and would not let me. I have got branly before of Mr. Stowers at night after he had gone to bed. Re-examined by Counsel for accused: It w*eat the rivor en Monday, that Mr. Stowers said, " Boys I expect every one of us will be taken: up about these men being killed hero; and if they come and .take u? up, he did not want us to tell nothing but the truth. He asked me if Casar knew thai I got the liquor the night before, I told him no ; then he said, you go home and tell Cmsar, that him, say he was sick, and that I came into the house that night, and got some brandy for him. I' started to tell him, and he got mad and would not, jet nie finish telling him; ho said be was sick, and did not know about it. I told Jiim to go to his master, and let. his master tell him. Questioned by the Court; I don't'know why Caesar got mad when I told him what Stowers wanted him to say, he is a mighty teciiy old man anyhow. 11 reckon, maybe, he got mad, because, he was afraid he might be ta? ken up and carried oft"; and he did not want to know nothing about it. F?iD.w, February 2 MTss Sallie"Stowers was next introduced on the part of the defense, and upon being duly sworn, deposed: ' '?iB 1 am the daughter of Mr. Gaines Stowers. I was at home 011 the Sunday night of the murder at the ferry. Peter Keys took supper at our house that night, he left about eight o'clock. My father was in his sleeping room when Peter Keys left.?? There is a clock in my father's room, it strikes ; a door opens from my father's room into my own; this door is .always kept open. On that night, I retired about half after eight o'clock. 1 heard Mr. Richardson call on my father that night, near ten o'clock,'? the clock'had struck 10 a little before.? Thad Robinson and my brothers returned home that night, betwoen 10 and 11 o'clock. After Rich? ardson had called. I. heard him get up after that, and get a drink of water. One of the negroes then, came to the door and knocked, when he knocked, it was about 12 o'clock. I saw my father next morning, at 7 o'clock, in his room. He waff not from home at iny time during that Sunday-night. Cross examined by Judge Advocate: I was awoko.pntil.ono o'clock that night. If 1 knew: anything that, would in this case,. I would feel bound to tell you if you asked me. I was at Church on Sunday. Saw P. W. Hewins. I did not hear any one say that they would give one hundred dollars to any one that would kill the yankees at the ferry. Peter Keys upon that day was riding a black horse, about medium size. I don'tTememr her how he was dressed ; when he left our house he took the road towards. Brown's Ferry. Examined by the Court: My father could not have left the house or come in during'the night, without my knowing it. I heard him after midnight coming in from drawing liquor and getting water. Alexander Campbell was next introduced for the defense, and being sworn, deposed: I Kve oh Seneca Rivor,'near Sloan's Ferry, 10 miles.from Anderson C. II. ;.it is.about 8 miles from my house, to Brown's Ferry. On Sunday, the day of the murder, about 3 o'clock in the eve? ning, some men dressed in blue, stopped at my house and called for whiskey; they came from the direction of Sloan's Ferry, and went ia the direc? tion* of Brown'B Ferry- When they firstirode up, they a?ked me if tliie was where the Government whiskey was. I told them no, that I had.whiskey, that! was District .distiller. They said they wan? ted to get some. I told them that T could not let them have it, as I supposed that they belonged to the Garrison at Anderson, and I was not permitted to sell to the soldiers. They said they did not be? long to-that -Garrison at. all; one of them said to me,- we. were, all a parcel of damned fools to let those fcllowsr (meaning the Garrison at Anderson,) stay about here. 1 asked them where they were from, and if they did not belong to the Garrison ? And they said that they did not belong to any Gar? rison, that they were from East Tennessee. I said to them, my good fellows, I don't'know whether to let you have the liquor or not. They still insisted, a-.i i "inally Ui them have it, and they went off in lite . ivection of Brown's Ferry, and enquired the I wtk/ io Lowndesviile. They asked me how far it i was to ?ndersonvfllo, n-na h<>w "car they would go to it ? I told tbenr. They then enquired how near... thoy would go to Brown's Ferry? I told them^ Holland's store would be the nearest point. They?; asked-how far the ferry was from tho store. They ! did not enquire Che-fjistance of any other ferries." There was two of them that wore blue dresses ; the same wqrn by tho'Garrison at Anderson ; that is why I mistooT^fnem for soldiers. I don't know that I ever saw'them before. -Jr-am well aequain tcd with Crawford Keys and, his flpns, Elisha By rum and Mr. Stowers. - Nest morning after the murder, Monday morning, about daylight, as I -was going to^oderson C. li^?secw-two gentlemen ride across the road; they were coming from the direction frOin ihc Urown's Forry, and going in the direction of Pendloton. It was near where my j father lives that J saw them cross the road ; they were each leading a horse; on the horses they were leading there was Government army saddles. I stopped at my father's' to sec how a sick child was'; they then got a head of me;"! did not recog? nize the men. They took the Shallow Ford road, and I saw thorn no more. When'I-heard of the murder, I enquired of my neighbors down the road if any person bad staid all. night in the neighbor? hood, but could not hear of any one. . Tho men who called at my house on Sunday evening rode Gov? ernment saddles. John B. P. Alley was next called, and deposed: On Monday between112 and 2 o'clock, I was standing at my well at the corner of my enclosure, and some men came up and said, "old man, I want to get a bushel of corn from you." . I.turned and looked at them, and recognized one of them as being at my' house on Frjday: I said to him you aint out of this country yet?you cant get a bushol of corn from me?any man that robbed me last May. He replied in these words, " God damn you, wo killed three last night, and we will kill you," and he put his hand to his holster to draw his pis? tol ; I had three or four large trees behind my well, and I jumped behind one of "them; while behind the three I heard a word'of some one's voice, "Bill hurry on they are after us ; as they moved along I moved slowly around the tree to get out of their sight; while they were going, I saw in their wagon two cavalry saddles. The horses in the wagon, one was a black, mare, the ether was a large dark bay horse; the other that I recognized, that was at my house, was riding a small chestnut sorrel mare. They then went on the ^Knoxville road. Knox Bridge road. T recognized the man driving the wagon, as one who had been at my house the Friday previous. I am- well acquainted with' Crawford Keys; Mr. Stowers, I.have never seen to my knowledge, before I came down here; I don't know By rum; I don't know Peter or Robert; I . will swear that Stowers was not there; that Craw? ford Keys was not in that parly. Tho Keys that was on Post guard at And ;rson, was not there; I am well acquainted with him. Adjutant Johnson, of tho First Maine Battalion, was introduced by the Judge Advoca> as the first witness in reply ; being sworn,-deposed: I was sent to arrest F. G. Stowers; finding he had gone down the river, I pursued on down the South Carolina bank of the river, with a Sergeant and four men with me. I halted at Dooleys' Ferry, but saw nothing of the boat ^I saw a man I.sup? posed to be the ferryman, and asked him if any cotton boat had passed during the day, he said if there had, he had not seen it. I then left the ferry, and started for Stinson's Ferry, some five miles below, which we reached about 4 o'clock ; I looked across and saw a cotton boat on thc'Georgia shore; upon asking I was told that it was Stowers' boat, but the cotton was all right, Stowers was not at the boat; I sent one negro to the house to tell Stowers to come down; I waited some 15 minutes, and sent another to tell Stowers that he was want? ed ; I waited some time for their return; looked about for a boat to cross in, found: one, but it was in such condition that it was unserviceable. Af? ter waiting, perhaps,, a half hour, aaw a white man come down from the hou3e, but learned it was not Stowers.; I waited to see what events would trans? pire ; I waited some twenty-five minutes longer, when another white man came down from the house ; the two white men (tho last one who came down, supposed to be Stowers,) then held a short conversation, and the whole party went on tho boat, unhitched her and swung hor head towards tho Carolina shore; when the boat got to the middle of the stream, she was headed down the river, and all the parties, white and black, seized poles, and commenced shoving the boat down the river. I had my reasons for not interrupting them; I watch, ed them until the boat was out of sight; all (his timo myself and men were near the bank; the bank was about twelve feet above the water's level. They could have seen us from the cotton boat if they had looked towards us. After the boat turned down the river, I could not see the faces of the men ; neither of tho white men looked towards the Carolina shore. The Indians were all in their cabin; no conversation took place between the party, in the cotton boat and the Indians. The mo ion of the boat was rapid whei it turned dowu the river. Efforts have been made (o arrest Peter Keys, but unsuccessful; it is not known where he is. Sergeant'Elijah S.Kelly, was next examined, and his testimony was substantially the same as Adjutant Johnson's. Wm. P. Brown, was next examined : On Saturday night, before the murder, just after dark, the soldiers gave Edmond a dollar to get them some whiskey ; Edmond told me, I don't ex? actly remember when, but since the murder, that he could not- get the liquor for the soldiers. Fmdat, February 9. Cajsar, a colored man, was next, introduced by the prosecution, aad being sworn, deposed: Formerly belonged to Stowers; am 71 years old. I was at homo on the night of,the murder at the Ferry ; my house is forty or fifty yards from Stow? ers'. Squire, his wife Rosa (my daughter) and their children five in the same house with me. I saw Stowers in the early part of the night; he was sitting in the. pmtza, talking with another, man ; did not know the other man. Squire was at home that night about ft^filock, and went off again about that time, and Iuid not see him again until mid'night. I saw Squire on Monday after-the murder. I was in the yard; he come up and say, de boss tell him, for tell mo if de yankees cum af? ter he was gone, dat he (Squire) cum nome at mid? night, and heerd dis alarm, and . cum to de house to git sum brandy for me (Cmsar) then that he (Stowers) was dar; and I says, I can't"do it, .be? cause when he is gone, if Je yankees curas aad takes me up on deso tings, to what ober I say I shal hab to swar, and dat I did not want to swar no lie, and to go back and tell him (Stowers) dat I say I should not do it. An he says, " You bettor go see'm yourself; " an I pick myself up and went to'm. I saw him and told him that I could not tell the yankees what he told Squire to tell me to tell them, cause I was in my house sick" and I don't know wedder he wont or not.. Cross-examined by Counsel for accused j Ilamp Sloan was Stowers' steersman^ and the boat would have started on Saturday, but Hamp was sick and died on Wednesday. Fred Clark (colored) was next sworn for the prosecution: I am 55 years of age. I was living with Mr, ^oo^revoj^juy wife is living with Mr. Crawford Keys.; I am a regular millwright; follow the car? penter's trade sometime when I have no employ-; ment, About the 8th October -I was bujiding a tannery for Mr. Prevost. I wait at Mr.. Crawford Keys on that day and night. I saw Peter Keys that morning eating his breakfast; then caught his horse*and was off. The question was next asked by the Judge-Advo? cate if-he knew where Crawford Keys was on that day-and night.. Counsel for the accused objected to the question. The Court cleared for delibera? tion, and up re-opening adjourned, reserving their dbmsionwi^ %\t ^ltfcrsfftt Jutriltgcnar. THURSDAY Iff OBNING, F?B> Id, 1866. JAMES A. HOYT, Editor. The communication' of 41A Citizen " is crowded out this week. It will appear in our next issue. -<*? NEGRO KILLED. We learn that a negro man was wouuded on Tuesday last by the accidental discharge of a gun in our streets, and from tho effects of which he died that, night. OUR AGENT IN CHARLESTON Mr. Thomas P. 3lidek, at the Mills House, is our only authorized Agent in the City of Charles? ton, to receive advertisements. Merchants and others in the metropolis can ascertain terms for ad? vertising by calling upon him. ?:-'"'<? MORE ALMANACS. Messrs. Dutfik & Chapman, Newberry, S. C, has sent ns a few copies of Grier's Southern Alma? nac, which they will furnish by mail, jwtpaid, at 85 cts. per dozen, $6 per hundred, and ten cents for single copies. "returned. After two weeks' absence from the sanctum, tho Editor has returned, and enters upon the dis? charge of onerous duties with renewed alacrity and zeal. His grateful acknowledgments are due to Maj. W. W. HuMrnnEYs for the acceptable man? ner in which the Intelligencer has been conducted. The patrons, no doubt, have appreciated the ability and fitness of the Major while steering the helm. Long life to him, and an early chronicling of his matrimonial felicities! " TEE LAST OF THE MOHICANS." In another place there will be found a Tribute' of Respect to the Editor of this journal, which needs an explanation to the uninitiated. Years ago there was a club of young men in Laurcns styled " Monks." Few were aware of its existence, and f?ver still became familiar with the roystcring, jolly naturo of its members or their assiduous appli? ance to the cultivation of letters. Fun, sentiment andatudy were commingled in due proportion, and we look back to those halcyon hours with un? mixed pleasure and satisfaction. But. time brought about changes, deep and lasting; the Order was broken up and its members scattered. Only one yet remains among the familiar haunts of our boy? hood ; and in view of a recent important era in our life, he has given to the world a doleful string" of resolutions. Wo have only to_a,dd, that it is pleasant to think there is another resolution which he will make ere long, namely, to accept our ad ivice?" Go thou and do likewise." From the Laurensville Herald. TRIBUTE OF RESPECT. At a called meeting of the "Monks," held in Monk Hall, a quorum of one?the Last Rose of Summer?being present, the following Preamble and Resolutions were read bet?re the meeting. Whereas, In the course of human events the de? crees of fate have taken from our midst, our loved and respected brother, James A. Hott, who, like other departed brothers, has taken unto himself a wife. Be it therefore Resolved, That wc offer our heartfelt congratu? lations to our departed brother, and wear the usual badge of mourning for thirty days, because we are unable to go and do likewise. Resolved, That a blank page in our records be dedicated to him, and a full account of the terrible crime he has committed bo entered therein. Resolved, That we sympathize deeply with his family in their affliction. Resolved, That the Order of the " Monks " be? ing now broken np, that when this meeting ad? journs it stand adjourned never to meet again. Resolved, That the proceedings of this meeting be published in the Laurensville Herald and An? derson Intelligencer. The Preamble and Resolutions being put to a vote were unanimously agricd to. The President then gave the following : Farewell old Monk? . " None knew theo but to love^hec, None named thee but to praise." The members being too much affeoted for further business the meeting adjourned. C. F. M., President. G. T. B. M., Secretary. Laurens C. H., Feb. 7th, 1866!_! Special ffioticts._ HIRAM LODGE, No. 68, A.\ F.\ M.\ A REQULAR COMMUNICATION OF HIRAM LODGE will be held in the Lodge Room on MON? DAY NIOnT, March 5th, 186G, at half-past seven o'clock. Brethren will lake duo notice ana govern themselves accordingly. By order of the W.-. M.\ . ' JAMES A. HOYT, Secretary. Jan. 4, 1866_2!>_3_ Burning Bush Chapter, No. 7, R.\A.-.M.\ A REGULAR CONVOCATION OF BURNING BUSH CHAPTER will be held in the Chapter Room on MONDAY NIGHT, March 12, 18GC, at half-past seven o'clock. Companions will assem? ble without further notice. By order of the M.-.E.-.II.-.P.. JAMES A. HOYT, Secretary. Jan 18, 18G6 31 3 MILLS HOUSE, Corner Queen and Meeting Sis., Charleston, S. O. THIS popular and well-known House is now fully open for the reception of visitors, having been re? furnished with new and elegant furniture through? out ; and offers to the traveller accommodations and conveniences as a First Class Hotel, not to bo equalled by any North or South. The patronage of the travelling public is respectfully solicited. Rates of board,.per day, ?4.(10. Rates of board per month as may be agreed onj JOSEPH PUBCELL, Proprietor. Feb 15, 1866 .35 GREAT INM?EMENT! ! Selling Off aiLCost Prices! I INVITE the attention of friends and castomers to my fine stock of Winter Grood^r which i am now ofkeuinu at COST F B I C E S, To make room for Spring and Summer Steck. M. LESSEE, Agent. J Feb 15,1806 35 , . TPIUL, BE REC3SiVaSII>^ IN A FEW DA YS, a. iOT Or,X?w5 j NORTHERN IRISH POTATOES;1 4Z?f>, 50 Barrels Extra family Elomv AT ' M. LESSEE'S, Agent. J Feb 10, 1866 35 NOTICE TO DISTILLERS. THE FOLLOWING ACT, passed <it the recent session of the Legislature, is published'for the benefit of all concerned: AN ACT TO REGULATE THE DISTILLATION OF SPIRITUOUS LIQUORS. I. Be it enacted by the Senate and'House of Rep: rcscntaiives, now me and sitting in General As? sembly, and by the authority of ibe same, That\ hereafter it shall be unlawful for any person in this State to be engaged in the distillation of spirituous, liquors from or out of any grain or other substance, except raw aorghnm and the ordinary fruits in their season, without a license therefor from the| Commissioners of Public Buildings, of the. District: in which such persons shall be engaged. II. That before the license hereinbefore men? tioned shall be granted, the-person or persons ap? plying for the same shall pay into the hands of the Commissioners of Public Buildings of the District in which euch application shall be made,.the sum. of two hundred dollars, on and for each and every . still, or other apparatus used in the distillation of | spirituous liquors, except from fruits, as aforesaid; which license shall not be granted for a longer pe? riod than twelve months. III. That a violation of any of the provisions; contained in this Act shall subject the person so offending to indictment as for a high misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, such person shall be fined in a sum not less than five hundred nor more thin two thousand dollars, and imprisoned not less than three months nor more than two years ; two j hundred and fifty dollars of which fine shall'go to the prosecutor, who shall be a competent witness on behalf of the State. In the Senate House, the twenty-first day. of De? cember, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty-five. W. D. PORTER, President of the Senate. C. II. SEM?NTON, Speaker of the House of Representatives. Approved: James L. Ona. All persrms in Anderson District, who have been running St?h since the dote of the above Act, or who expect to distil liquor from grain during the present year, are hereby notified to make applica? tion for License, in compliance with tho terms of said Act. Application for Licenses must be made to the Board of Commissioners of Public Buildings far Anderson District. S. McCULLY, 0. H. P. FANT, Commissioners of Pub. Buildings. Feb 15. I?6G 35 Missing. The following Notes belonging to myself disap? peared from my office on Salcday last, or within two or three days afterwards?those payable to the undersigned on their faces were as follows : One on Dr. II. Ci Coolley for $73.05; W. W. Humphreys, suu.oo ; ltcuben Richojr,, SI7.29 ; S. 11. Owen, $100; Jas. A. Hoyt, $10.08; Jaa.. A. Hoyt, $36.00; George Roof, $12.00; S. H. Bra zeale, bal. $2.00; J. C. Keys, $36VJ0; 0. R. Broyles, $400.00; 0. R. Broytcs, $20.00; 0. R. Broyles, $070.00; F. W. Kilpafrick, $100.00 ; J. V Harbort, $5.00: E. C. Cobb, $5.00 ; G. E. Reeves, $5.00; H. C. Coolcv, bal. $4.00; J. C. Keys, $75.00; J. W. Robinson, $1215.00; J. M. I'artlow, $10.00; Jos. M. Adams, $16.60 ; J. S. Lorton, $250.00; John Wilson, bal. order, $9.05; II. C. Cooley and B. A. McAlistcr, $50.00; one on L. A. Osborne for $41.00, payable to Jos. M. Adams; one on Elijah Webb, payable to O. R. Broyles. bal. $50.00; on John Peter Brown $92. 10, payable to J. M. Part low; on Hon. R. Munro, $59.20, payable to J. M. I'artlow ; on M. B. Wil? liams, 520.00, payable to 0. R. Broyles; on 0. R. Broyles, $100.<>0, payable to A. 0. Norrie ; on Is? rael Noel and John Charles, a small balance, pay? able to 0. R. & J. T. Broyles, administrators: John Major, to some, $27.00; on Wm. Masters, $25.09, payable to 0. R. Broyles; A. Acker, $4.00; on R. W. Todd, $3.00, payable tollarrisoa & Broylos; on W. N. Purdy, payable to same, $10.00. All persons are hereby forewarned not to trade for any of the above mentioned Notes.. They, are utterly valueless to any other person' tnao myself, and I therefore hope this advertisement may lead to their recovery. Memoranda of them have been preserved, from which they may be renewed. I will pay a reward of $20 in Gold to any one who will deliver them to me, or furnish information which will enable me to recover them. A. T. BROYLES. Feb 15, I860 35 Ordinary's Sale. BY an order of H. Hammond, Esq., Ordinary of Anderson District, I will expose to sale on Saieday in March next, the, Real Estate of Aaron S. Mitch? ell, deceased, consisting of one Tract of Land, situated in Anderson District, on the waters of Rocky River, bouudfd by lands of A. M. Neal, Whit. Guy t?n and others, and contains one hun? dred and tour acres, more or less. Ttrmt of Sule?On a credit of twelve months, with interest from day of sale?the purchaser giv? ing bond and security, and a mortgage of the premises, if deemed necessary to the.Ordinary for the payment of the purchase money?except the cost, which will be required in cash?specie or its equivalent?on day of sale. Given under my hand and seal, this 10th day of February, 1866. J. B. McGEE, s/a.d. Sheriffs Office, Anderson, 8. C. ? '? 85 'j ., '. 3 ORDINARY'S SALE. BY nu order of H. Hammond, Esq., Ordinary of Andersen District, I will expose to sale on.-Sale d iy in March next, 1806, the Real Estato of Aaron M. Hall, deceased, one Tract of Land, situated in Anderson District, on .the waters of Generositc? Creek, bounded by lands of widow Martin, Jane Spearman and others, and contains one hundred aud seventy-two acres, more or less. Term of Sule.?Credit of twelve months, with iuterest from day of sale?the purchaser giving bond with good security, and a mortgage of the premises, if deemed necessary to the Ordinary/or payment of the purchase money?rexcept the cost, which will be required in cash.to'be' paid in spe? cie or.its equivalent. * Given under my hand and seal February 10, 1866. J. B. McGEE, s.a.o. Sheriff's Offico, Feb-15, 1866. 35?8 , ? Notice. THE firm of ROGERS & nUME is this day dis? solved by mutual consent. J. B. Rogers will con? tinue the business. He will pay all demands against the former firm, and receive aU debts due the said firm. J. B. ROGERS. Williameton, Feb 5, 18C6. ' 85-^-3 w DOBBINS & BEcGEE, AiXJCTIQE" ' AND COMMISSION MERCHANTS, HAVE opened the house formerly occupied by B. B. & T. S. Cray ton, known as No. 1, Brick Range. Will attend to all business in their line, s'?eh"?3 selling Cotton, Flour, Bacon, Wheat, Corn, &c. Will also sell on consignment any Goods, Waros, Merchandize, &c, entrusted to their care. J. D. M. DOBBINS, " J. B. McGKE. ?-??Jl^erei^^^is'Ezeeilencj Snmvs B- Orr , Co? lumbia; J. G. Gibbes, Columbia; W. Y. Luitehv J. E. Adger; Wm, L. Webb, Wm. S. Hall, CoL J. B.E. Sloan,. Charleston ; J. W. Harrison, Fant 4 Sharpe, Bewley, Keese & Co., S. Hyde, Anderson; Wm, Perry, P?ndleton. ? Febl5;T8GC- 35- '8nT"~ SMITH & BREAZEALE, TAILORS, ANNOUNCE to the public that they aro prepared to make erery description of Men's and Boy's Clothing, at the shortest uotice, and in the latest style. Also, Cutting done according to the fash? ions. A share of patronage is respectfully solici? ted. r#orShop is hi the second story of Granite Row, immediately.over?. W. Brown's Store.. JESSE R. SMITH, I S. A. BREAZEALE. Feb 15, 186G 35 -. ;'?'..' i 1 ~ ~~~ r?~ Administrator's Notice, ALL persons indebted t? the estates of Thos. J. Carpenter and John T. Carpenter, deceased, will pLcase come, forward and make payment to John' B. Moore, my authorized agent, at Anderson C.. If., or to myself. All porsons" liaving demands against these estates will present them legally at? tested. F. G. CARPENTER, Adm'r. February 15, 1866 35 3 Salt and Rice for Sale. Low for Cash! CORN, PEaS and MOLASSES, taking in exchange for SALT. Merchants aud others would do well to give me a call. ELIJAH WEBB. Anderson C. H., Fob. 15, 18UG 35 Gr. M. J OISTES, DENTIST, Begs leave to inform his friends and customers that he is prepared to execute all work in his lino Vith promptness and despatch, and . in the latent approved style. Teeth'' mounted on the Vulcan? ized India Rubber plan. A share of patronage, solicited. Terms cash or provisions. Prices mod? erate. Office op-stairs', over J. Scott Murray's Law Of? fice. Jan 25, 1866 32 Gn. Notice to Cotton Shippers. THE Collector of Taxes at this place having given notice that the two cents per pound tax on cotton must be paid here, on all cotton shipped from this point, we take this method of notifying ourfriendA that we aro prepared to pay the tax on all cotton sent to our care Ar shipment. TO* W. II. .TEFFERS & CO., Forwarding Agentn. .JJg?" The Laurensville Herald, Abbeville Press and Banner nnd Ander; on Inlelligoucr 's;" copy , three times and charge to acc>uut \V. II.-J. Feb 15, 18(56 35_3_ To Raffle Z Z A SPLENDID ROSEWOOD. 7 OCTAVE PIANO, togother with Piano Stool and Music Back. Can be seen at the old Anderson Hotel. ?Phe list will be found by calling at Mr. I.esser's Stfirp. . Feb 15_35_ . COOPEHS' ISINGLASS. JUST. RECEIVED, And for sale by YV. n. NAIiDIK & CO. Feb .8, 186(5 31 ; Spauldings Prepared Glue, LARGE SUPPLY, Just received. nnil f?r sale by \V. II. NAnVLN & CO., No. 7. Brick Range. Feb 8, 1866 U Kerosine Oil? CHIMNEYS FOR KEROSINE LAMPS, LAMP WICKS, &c, \ For sale by W;. II. NARD1N &. Co. Feb 8, 1866 34 J Axle Greases JUST RECEIVED, And for sale by ..... \\. IT. NARDIN & CO. Feb8,.18G6 |? COXES' GELATINE, JUST RECEIVED, And for sale by W. H. NARDIN & CO. Feb 8,1866 34 ?_ Lig-ro-ine Fluid. A FRESH supply of Fluid,. and EX? PRESS LANTERNS, made to burn Lig ro-ino Fluid, for sale by MT. H. NARDIN & CO., No. 7, Brick Range. ? Feb 8 1866_34 W. H JEFFERS & CO, EECEIVING A>'D Forwarding- A^jcuts, GENERAL COMMISSION BIERCHANTS, V COLUMBIA, k C. THANKFUL for the patronage heretofore go lib? erally extended, they hope by prompt attention to merit a continuance Feb 1,1866 83. lm Dissolution of opartnership. THE FIRM OF STRINGER, COX & McGEE, Morchants, has been dissolved by mutual consent. Mr; George-W. Cox having purchased the intereata of Andrew J. Stringer nnd \V. Sanford McGee, in the Books of-Accounts and Notes d ic to said firm, is alone responsible for all debts due by the firm. This 27th day of Januar}-, 18(56. ANDREW J. STRINGER, GEORGE W. COX. W. SAXFORD McGEE. Belton, S.' C._33_ 2 [Spirits Turpentine, FOR SALE' BY THE BARREL, : i . .at I :: '? 75 CENTS PEE GALLON. . - . . FISHER. & LOWRANCE, Columbia S_ 3. ; Febl, 186G SO .' * '