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The Telegraphic Fire Alarm. The Charleston Courier, of Thursday last, . ".We had the opportunity yesterday evening of .witnessing a tri.il woikimr r?f ;i snt'eiriien an r* 7~'f* ? " I # v pamtus erected in the basement of the Institute JIall, to display the advantages and efln-ieney of' the " American Fire Alarm Telegraph," as now j adopted in Boston and other places. "This valuable apparatus is now presented to j the attention of our city authorities and others interested by John N. Game well, Esq., of Cam- j den, whose success and skill in mastering the magnetic telegraph, and in improving its details, | * % - ? 1? ...1 1 i nave Decn previously reporter! iu our rvnucrs.? . Withont a diagram and a minute description ive j could scarcely convey a definite conception of' the Fire Alarm apparatus to readers who had not seer. it. We shall, therefore, briefly state its objects and claims. "It is claimed tbr the apparatus, as now improved, that it realizes aud secures the very important and long sought conditions fur a fire alarm, of irtstanfom'Oiistiesi, tint tilUnicousvess, ttnuvrsalthj arid definUcncsn. In other words, to a city otice supplied with the apparatus there is always a reliable, simple, and easily operated j system of giving a prompt and timely alarm? j tS pnmmiitiianfinrr olorm rotiidW? find in fill a I"V,V """ ; directions?of reaching all parts of the city? I and of notifying to each and every part, simultaneously, with the existence of a fire, the exact location of that fire. "The slightest reflection will convince any in telligent observer that these advantages are scarcely to be estimated in money, and if realized, even approximately by this apparatus, its claims will need no additional endorsement. To say othing of the tiine lost now under our present .1 .1 * . /? ?l . P *A _ : vsicui, wmcn is conrcsscaiy a goou one or us i 'ass and order, in locating definitely and finding ! fire after (lie first alarm is promulgated, we '.nre paying now no light tax for false alarms. The first five minutes that ciapse from the out breaking of a fire so as to reveal itself to a passer by, or a watchman, should one happen to be near at hand and awake, are of priceless importance, and especially if the alarm originates in a neighborhood of a dangerous character. This interval 1s nearly lost sometimes in the attempt to designate the exact locality to firemen whose rendezvous is at a distance 44 We have on several occasions referred to the advantages realized in Boston by the system now on exhibition liere by Mr. Gamewell, and the opportunities we have enjoyed enable us to realize ar.d admit nil that has been claimed for it. The erection of the apparatus for the trial yesterday evening was hurried, and was not completed until a late hour?Mr. Gamewell being assisted by Mr. O. Bryan, the chief operator of this Station, and Mr. Partrick, one of his assist ants. .Our active aid energetic Chief of the Fire Department, George A. Bowman, Esq., has felt and exhibited a warm interest in the matter, and from the close inspection and unretnthind of font inn Iia Imic Iiac4au?a,1 It Mvfcvuvivu iiv utio wv/OfcUu cu Uii il/t ?C unci he U faithfully determined to prepare himself to render a reason for whatever decision he may ultimately adopt regarding the invention. 44 The exhibition last evening was afforded chiefly to the board of Fire Masters, a committee of the City Council, and the representatives of the city Press. This forenoon from 10 o'clock will be assigned for a more thorough and complete inspection and trial bv the Mayor and Council; the officers of the Fire Department, and others officially interested, whose scrutinizing judgments are invited. This afternoon will be allotted Jbr a general and public exhibition.? The importance of the interests which the in vettlion is designed to subserve, well demands a recurrence, and we are therefore content for the present with the necessarily hurried and inadequate notice. *. a Mr. Game well is a Carolinian by birth, and served for twelve years as postmaster at Camden, before his connection with telegraphic duties.? He is the inventor and patentee of a " lightning arrester"?ah apparatus for securing telegraphic wires either in, t^e common application or in the adaptation to fire alarm purposes, against disturbance, injury, or interruption by rcrial electricity. . M He has purchased, at a large cost, the right to use for the Southern States and California j the two patents involved in the system of fire . alarm he js now illustrating, and has selected the : metropolis of his native State as the first city in j which to make a lair trial o*' the plan. The in-1 trinsic importance and value of the claims as- | Kerted for that plan are, however, sufficient in themselves to ensure a thorough inspection and trial, and this is what he requests and desires. From Havana. Hil'iVt ftflrii/mftlmi' O I Little beyond several murders and assassinations have transpired here since I last had the pleasure of addressing you. One of the most foul aud horrible murders ever known, occurred on the evening of Friday, the week before last. Mr. (*eorge Canning Buckhouse, Queen Victoria's Commissary Judge of the M mixed Commission bribe suppression of lire slave trade," was sitting ait lis house after dinner, with a Mr. Callughan. on that evening, when a gang of negro ruffians, accompanied by two white inen, entered tine premises and secured the servants in the outer.apwrtiuenta. Two of the ruffians (negroes^ tlu-u .entered tiie room in which tlie tvvo gentlemen wmd*and commenced to tie theirhands aad gag th*m. Mr. Callaghan, who, from bis own account, must have been very touch frightened, was thrown on the floor, his arms tied and his wateh taken from his person. Tire wuforlaaate J luck house made x more manful struggle. He at first attempted to throw his assailant down, hut finding that the latter was too powerful for hint to do this, he he neit endeavored to take away the murderer's kuife. Whilst attempting this, liuckbouse received a wound in the left side, which splintered one of his ribs, passed entirely through Ins lungs, and wounded the spleen and sorne other of the vttals. In about four hours, at 11 p. re., he passed from this life to eternity. The wife of tho deceased gentleman is in England. Everything that personal friendship could suggest, and the highest surgical skill of onr city could effect to save the life of Mr. Buck house, was brought into requisition, but, alas ! 'twas in vain. Requiescat in pace.r The entire gang of ruffians, I am happy in being enabled to state, have been arrested, and I have reason to believe sufficient proof to cor. demo at (east a portion of them ha* already been adduced. Before this mouth is ended $hev doubtless will be garroted. y es C Piccy :m. ; Grand Lodge of Odd Fellow*. The Grand Lodge of the United Slates, composed of Delegates from all the States of the American Union and some of the Provinces of Canada, assembled yesterday in annual session nt the city of Baltimore. There are several questions important to the Fraternity to be determined during the session ; but yesterday no legislative mistness or consequence was done, j the sitiing having been mainly occupied with 1 the routine business incident to a change, which j takes place biennially, in the executive and ad - i tniiiistrative officers. The following gentlemen, elected at the last session, were yesterday in.-tailed into office for a term of two years: William Ellison, of Mass, Grand Sire. George W. Race, of La , Dep. G. Sire. Janus L. Ridgely, of Md. Grand Secretary. i~~i v..,101.r.f r.e via n a m lIU^ilUA * VI 1UU> VlilllU AlV'MBUIVIi Reuben Jones, Grand Chaplain. James \Y. Hale, of N. Y., Grand Marshal. Solomon H. Le?yt, of MJ. Gr. Messenger. John E. Chamberlain, ol Md. Gr. Messenger, i The official reports show the order to be in a | sound and healthful condition, but they do not,, as in former years, indicate a numerical increase j of membership. The suspensions from the or | der, it appears, have exceeded the initiations.? j This decrease, however, is not regarded with j any solicitude. The retiring Grand Sire, (\Yil- ( *4 f\ i % ci _ 'i* r? ..it r\ i* \ i iiioi vt. ueoaussure, esq., 01 oouin v/urounn,j in alluding to it in liis valedictory address, says: u In some fields our labors have not been blessed as in others; yet a careful examination will lead us to regard the decrease with no anxiety. By it the tares have been separated from our wheat, and the store thus left is increased in worth. In other places the seed has produced an hundred fold, and humanity is rejoiced by the extension of peace and good wili among men. And yet, again, new fields have been opened for our exertions: and in the energetic numbers building up nn Empire in the Lower Provinces, in the swelling multitudes pressing onward to the smiling valleys ol Western Canada, in the busy throngs congregating on the Pacific shores, groat reason is furnished us for joy. Charity hath enlisted with men, and a whole continent acknowledges her aid." The official reports of last year show that the ; oiganization consisted of more than two hundred thousand members, and that the year's revenue was nearly .one and a half million of dollars.?xVational Intelligencer of Tuesday. 'I rial ok a Slavk.?The trial of a girl named Clarisa, the property of Col. W. B. : 117 ? I . I. ..I 'IV.. .1 I .i ! >v uson, iiiok piacc on i uesaay isisc. one was arraigned on a charge of murdering the child I of her master, by administering poison. The , atrocity, and black heartedness of the act, was well calculated to rouse the indignation of the entire community ; but if any such feeling was exhibited, when the fact was first announced, it soon subsided, and all parties seemed dis posed to re>t with confidence, on the protecting arm of the law. Notwithstanding repeated confessions of guilt on the part of the criminal, a fair and impartial trial was granted ; all the testimony connected with the ease was carefull?* itroiirlioil uru*) ? 1'Ai'rlint <?f* <l irniltt?" ronrlnrorl I J VlgllVVI) 4HIU I* tVMIIVl "I IVHUVI vu in accordance with the facts. Jas. Jeffreys Esq., Presiding Magistrate, pronounced the sentence of the Court in a veiy feeling manner, evincing the spirit of the humane and merciful Judge. The execution wijl take place on Fri day the 2nd of November next. Thus ends what we arc induced to believe, the dark and wicked career of this unfortunate victim of crime and guilt.? Yorkville Enquirer 20'/t iusf, Raii.koad Accidkxt.?Yesterday morning the pasM't.ger train on the Chailotte and South Carolina Komi, when about nine miles from ; Columbia, met with an accident, by being thrown from the track, and we regret to learn that several of the passengers sustained injuries, two of them serious. It appears that the | cars were rounding a slight curve, at a speed of about sixteen miles to the hour, when the tender, baggage, and passenger trains ran off. The two latter fell upon their sides on the edge of the embankment, but fortunately the coupling gave way, else the i> juries to passengers ; might have been more serious and extensive. ' Among the passengers the following sustained ' injuries: Mr. YV. S. Lee, Jr., of Blufl'ton, S. CM so- j riously injured, internally, it is feared. Rev. W. S. Lee and Miss Lee, of Edisto, slightly bruised. A cliild of Mr. Lee's received several severe bruises, but none of a serious nature. Mr. l'rey, of Charleston, a German, and by occupation a tuner of piauoes, is reported badly injured, yet he is not regarded as in a dangerous condition. The above are the only persons who sustained c. 1.1 I injuria, (i5 titr us> MCUUUIU IL.IIII. TLe train was under the charge of Mr. Fowler as conductor, and the running management of Mr. A. G:ibhle as engineer, and no blame attaches to eilher of them on account of the accident.? Carolina Times 21s/ inst. ...The Express Companies and Railroad.? At the Convention of Railroad Presidents ar.d Directors sometime since, at Augusta, the ques tion of depriving the Express.Companies of the ?*i<rlit tf\ fnru'tirH v.\ 1 ti u 1 tlr? noi'Ltxroc Aro tvfiQ noticed. Having on many occasions had valuable packages conveyed to various points (as well as receiving them) by Adams and Company's Express, we sincerely hope that the arrangements now existing between the different Railroad and Express Companies will i be continued. It is of great importance to i have such a safe and reliable source of transmission of valuables, and particularly to our banks, as are offered and guaranteed by Adams ! nti*4 Poinnintii^ Cvni-nco nt>/l sxtliOr Iv Vnt-OCQ I uuu VUill|'ailj 3 iJAj'icoa, vuiv.1 j Companies ?Charleston Mir cury. Lieut. Maury supposes that lie lias found proof of his theory, that the Florida pass is tiie commercial mouth both of the Amazon and Mississippi rivers, and that the waters of the former, after leaving its mouth, pass to the northward through the Gulf of Mexico, and mingling with those of the Mississippi, finally uend their ivav to the oeen through the channel of the GulfStream. The evidence lies in a bottle thrown into the Amazon, which found its way to the beach of Galveston Island, Tex as. Palmetto Division of Sons cf Temperance ?At a meeting of the Division, held at their hall on lastFriday evening,a resolution was unanimously adopted admitting ladies to their meetings. Wo. think this a judicious move inent, and one that is calculated to increase and strengthen the order in this city. A lurge muiuber of new members have joined the Division within the last three months.?Charleston Men airj. Abbeville and State Agricultural Society. The Abbeville Banner, in an editorial on the subject of Abbeville's interest in this association says: Let ns see. for a n:omcnt what Abbeville could do in this enii-o, if'slie w:i< disposed.- By the last United States Census report she con* | tains one th-usund eight hundred and fourteen farmers Would she lie so little as to offer the State Society only a dollar per year for ?acl? of these? vet ?1,814 would be no moan contri bution in the abstract. Cut the number down to seventeen hundred farms, as belonging each to a different proprietor and subscribe a life member.-hip for each it would \ield the munificent sum of $42,500?a result nearly double the amount asked by the Society for its endow mont from individual contribution through the entiie State. We do not mean to assert that Abbeville should do more than her part of the work, but. to furnish data merely that will show our citizens how rnuih they can do without in jury to themselves. The committee of disinterested gentlemen who are now canvassing the District in behalf of the Society will return with a report, we predict, that will convince our neighbors that we are not only the Banner District, but the Wot king District of the State. Tiik Bkigadiek's Election*.?The Curolim an, in giving a statement of the Polls, in Columbia, in the last election for Brigadier, if \Ve remember correctly, omitted to notice at the time the fact tiiat Lieut. Col. Blanding, who received i-ut two votes was not a candidate for the office. This omission would have been passed by, without notice from u-?, if we had not observed the following erroneous statement ,>r <---i .u- n ? > vug vi vui cAbiiHiigi-? uiu ui uiu i?ngaoe:? '"Col W. J. Taylor was elected Brigader General of the, 5th Brigade ??f Infantry, over his opponent Lieut. Col. J. D. Blanding." Col. Blanding, was elected by a small majority in the first election, and when the election was set aside on account of some irregularity in the 20th Regiment, Col." Blanding retired from the canvass. It is therefore unjust to announce as a fact what was at best but problematical. While on this matter, we may take occasion to explain why an election was not held in the 44th Regiment (Col. Blniuliiui's command) It will be remembered lh;it the first election was set aside because due notice was not given? the Colonel did not receive orders for the election until some six or eight days before the day of election. It could hardly be expected that a neighboring Regiment would commit so soon o r* o the same mistake, or even a worse one. No orders have been received in the 44lh by any oiHcer in command to Imld and election, and in consequence no notice has been given and no election held. This we are informed is the correct state of facts. Lieut. Col. Rlanding though at one time in command of the .Regiment, was long since superseded by the election of a Colonel, and shortly after the first r.._ n~:?i: _ ? ? ciuumuii iiii iMi^iiuicr, re.si"iK'U ins coiuniis siou. i his s'utement we hope will set the parties ami the 44th Regiment light in relation to this matter. It' the nliiccrs of the 44th Regi merit have not had the pleasure of voting for Brigadier Gen. Taylor it has not heen for an> fault of their own.?Sumter Watchman. The Yellow Fever. XoiSFoT.K Si'Iit oili lif>r 11 Ifiii-V DkauSir; It is with a heavy heart that 1 again take my seat to pen you a few lines. In my letters of Saturday I informed you that there was a large decrease in the mortality, but to-day the mortality is largely on the in cie tse. Although we have a most beautiful! d:.y, with a fine cool breeze from the north still it lias n-> favorable effect on the disease.? I cannot account for it, but such is the ease, urn nit moiraiiiy was greater on .Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, than any other days of the week. The disease has assumed a more terrible aspect within the last twenty-four hours than it had worn for several days previous, and it is feard that the interments for to day will far overreach those for either of the last threo or four days. Cor. Petersburg Intelligencer. Melancholy Cmjcumstance.?On Monday evening Inst, a young lady aged about 17, the daughter of Mr Frost, of this city, was instantly killed by the discharge of a gnu in the hands of a negro woman a hired servant in the. family belonging to Mr. Jenkins. The load entered the left side of the head just over the ear, letting out the brains. We learn that an inquest was held over the body, and that the jury returned a verdict of accidental death. The negro woman, it is supposed, was carrying the gun out of the house and it went nffin ranee with the bead of Miss F rost, who was sitting sewing in the yard. The servant was engaged in cleaning up the house, and was directed to remove the gun. Altogether it was a singular accident and furnishes another warning against the imprudent handling of loaded firearms.? Raltigh Stan dard. Important.?The annexed extract of a letter from Yorkville, says the Carolina Times, has been placed in our hand by a friend, from a source perfectly reliable, and we publish it for the information of the public, that our fellowcitizens may be put on their guard : Yorkville, Sept. 20, 1855, Tlie negro C/aiiiSa was tried on Tuesday and found guilty of the charge of tnurder, by poi soning Col. Wilson's child. She confessed that she had also poisoned two children for Mr. Mc Cully, and probably one for Mr. Berry. She also confessed that she had prepared poison afc often as three times for Mrs. Wilson, her late a ol. ?i ? ...i ?i.a? t ? mi sires*. our hiso mhicu iihu mui- 10 nvw a poisoner in Columbia, and that there is an old lady there, who she has not named, that is now kept in bed by poison, administered by her ser vant. She has proven herself to be a devil on earth. Every day she is making more confessions. ?? Tlio Boston Times states that a few days atro the machine used to deepen the channel near Battery wharf brought up ten glass bottles from the bottem of the dock, which were rescued by the superintendent of the work. The bottles were of antique form and finish, having raised letters on the bottom, showing that they were made at Bristol, England The liquor in those "original packages has been submitted to persons suposed to be good judges of such matters, and the verdict is "Jamaica RumM of forty or fifty years standing. Cl)f (Cnutkn Hrehlij Journal. Tuesday, September 25, 1855. THO. J. WARREN, Editor. SPECIAL NOTICE. Mr. W. J. Dcffie, is our General Travelling Agent. The Accounts dnc the late Temperace Advocate, ex: ccpt those for Charleston, have been placed iu his ! hands for collection. All persons on whom he may call | indebted, either to the Advocate or Journal, will please | make immediate pnyment to him, and thereby confer a special favor upon us. " Another Richmond in the Field " Wo see by the city papers, that Dr. II. V. Toomcr is announced as the independent candiduto for the Mayoralty of Charleston. He ^vill run upon his owu hook, mid like the fellow in the free fight, will be a general "slasher" about. We shall see what we shall see. To the victors belong tho spiles. Relief for the SufferersWe are gratified to know that nearly four hundred dollars have been raised by subscripiion in our town and sent to the sufferers in Norfolk and Portsmouth. Of this amount, one hundred and twenty dollars was taken up as a collection in the Presbyterian congregaI tion, sixty-four in the Slethodist, seventy-eight in the Episcopal, and ninety dollars and fifty cents forwarded by W. K. Johnson, Esq., the donations of several gentlemcu in our streets, together with some thirty-six dollars, the collections of the little girls, mostly of the Presbyterian congregation. Bless these dear little creatures, they will gladden by this act many a ' woe stricken heart over which gloom has thrown its ucavj piin. If any other contributions have been made, and are omitted, we shall take pleasure in making it known next week. Our Town. The season for the business of our town to com. mence, is here. A number of our merchants have returned from New York, where they have purchased large and magnificent stocks of the best goods, which are daily arriving, making the best assortment of mer. cbandize ever offered in this market. Our advertising columns will in a week or two afford the best directory so far as particulars go, and we shall with much pleasure and satisfaction refer our friends thereto. We observe with pleasure thai the new crop of Cotton is beginning to coine in, and signs of the opening season give evidence of returning life and vitality to nnr enmmeroinl interests. Camden is one of the best Cotton Markets in the State, and planters would do well to consult our quotations before looking elsewhere, or shipping their products. A Few Standing Rules. Correspondents must always furnish a responsible name, and be particular to write only on one s ide of a page, write as intelligibly and correctly as possible.? Editors have enough to do to correct their own matte', without the annoyances attendant upon badly written communications. We are always happy to give place to the views of our friends, if couched in proper terms. Correspondents who write for information, or, where an answer is expected, should not forget to enclose a postage stamp to prepay return postage, if the same bo upon their own business. We have no objection to give any information in our power, but do not care in every case 10 oc inxcu wun pi'siage; wucru me matter relates to our interest, we expect to pay the tarifT, and will do so cheerfully. Horse Thieving. Since the arrest in this plnco of Bognn, aliad Bryan, Hawkins, ct al. it has been discovered that a lior.se sold by the said Bogan or Bryan, to Mr. Charles Boffenschen, of this town, some time ago, was stolen? the property of Mr. Dingle, of Sumter, for which a reward was offered. 01 course Mr. Boffenschcn did not know that the horse was stolen, and consequently the loss will fall upon him, which we very much re. gret. lie will, however, recover a reward, offered for the horse and thief, and in that way, we hope, may be partly reimbursed for the loss, which ho will sustain in having to give him up. This said Botran or Brvan. is a consummate villain, and i9 thought to be the same scoundrel who robbed N. Maybhim, in the year 1850, and was lodged in our Jail for the act, and kept thero nearly three months. He will soon be, if not already, a finished rogue, and is likely to graduate either in the Penitentiary or upon the gallows. Temperance Matters. "We find tho the following in that excellent newspaper, the Charleston Courier: " The Palmetto Division No. 1 of the Sons of Temperance, propose, as we learn to celebrate the 13th anniversary of the Order, by an oration to be delivered at the regular Division meeting, on Friday, 28th inst., and for this purpose have selected Ilenry Laurens, Esq., as their orator. The occasion will afford u fitting ! opportunity for the first appearance of the ladies under the regulations lately adopted for female visitors, and we are informed that many have expressed a desire to signify in this way their approbation of the cause of i temperance, and will have their names presented on 1 Friday evening for enrollment as privileged and accept, cd visitors of the Division. "From the annual reports presented at tho last meeting or the National Division, we conaenso the following summary, showing the present state of this *C>riftr: . "Number of Grand Divisions represented in returns, j 41; of Divisions, 3,543; admissions for the year endiug Doe. 31st, 1854, 48,752; suspensions, 8,757; expulsions, 20,748; deaths, 1,302; contributing mem| bers, 134,177; expenditures for benefits, $88,537. King's Mountain Celebration. We take this? method to acknowledge the kindness | of Messrs. Miller and Melton, 'ho polite and genllej manly editors of tho Yorkville Enquirer, for their | special invitation to us, to be present on that in. I teresting occasion. We esteem the compliment the I more as their " personal solicitations" are added to the ' general invitation, which cordially invites tho mem1 bers of the Press to be present and participate in the festivities of tho occosion. It will doubtless be an j WWOIVU Ul gicafc 111 IC ICC I, tt|JU UI1U Ilia L Will lUIHl IJUUU j an interesting era in tho history of celebrations in our j beloved State. Among tho many other distinguished men of th? nation expected, wo perceive that the Hon. Georgo Bancroft, tho renowned historian, has signified his intention of being present. Hon JohnS. Preston, the principal orator of the day, has been engaged with the preparation of his ppei'Uii mmuig uir uiuuuiuiiiB ui uui uj?*vuumi j. it 1 will bo, no iloubt, a splendid effort reparations have been raado by our friends at Yorkvillc for a splendid entertainment; for one wo feel eorry that our engagements will prevent our going. Wo perceive that soveral volunteer uniform ' companies have determined to go, among which we ! notice the ralmolto Guardsof Charleston, commanded j by our estcomed friend, Capt. J. J. Lucas, the Caroli. r.a Blues and Firing Artillery of Columbia. OUR LITERARY FRIENDS. Godey's Lasts' Book, from ita age and acknowl* edged position in the liternry world, stands, we bo-, lievo a No. One. Tlio October number is already at band, and we are not surprised at the popularity of the "Book" with the ladies. Peterson's Magazine, is also at hand,uliltle ahead j of Gor'ey this time, and is also a charming monthly, and one which is destined to occupy, we hope, a high literary position. Our friends who wish a pleasant ; magazine would do well to subscribo. Arthur's Magazine we are happy to sec aguin on our table. There is more solidity in Arthur than in most monthlies, and in all that lie writes a moral i point is easily discovered, which shows the general ' tenor and bent of his intellectual powers. A man lives for a splendid fame, should posterity rise up and call him blessed. Mr. Arthur's writings, in our judgment, are unexceptionable, and they cannot soil the purest mind, which reads and appreciates them. The Foreign Reviews we have noticed repeatedly. '< The advertisement of the re-nublishers. Messrs i Leonard Scott, A Co., we have still in our paper, to which we invite attention. Blackwood's Magazine, North Bnrrisn Review, j Edinbcrg Review, and London* Quarterly are all at hand, and contain as usual their full quota of interesting and instructive matter. The DesehteI) Wife, by Mrs Soulhworth, and the School Boy and other Stories by the Christmas ! Fire, by Charles Dickens, from the Press of T. B. |: Peterson, rhila, have been received, for which our I f 7 acknowledgments are hereby tendered to the worthy ] 1 ......I!. r>?. l_ M - - auu uijci gctiv puuiicuci ui i uicikuu s i?i HgilZIIlU. ( Henry Vernon, or the Dream, by a Georgian, , lias been ntlinnd for some time. We have not as yet ^ perused this work and cannot speak of its merits; the , autlior of this novel is James M. Smythe, Esq., of , Augusta, editor of the late Home Gazette, a gentlo- , man of talent and considerable literary ability. I Acknowledgement. n orfolk, Sept. 15, 1855. William E. Joiixson, Esq., Dear Sir:?It is with great pleasure we ocknowl- ' edge the receipt of your esteemed favor of the 11th 1 inst., enclosing the sum of ninety dollars and lifty- < oonts tr> hr> nnnlioil fn tlio relief i.f llio oiplr nnrl 011F. 1 ? -- "rt "? ? " "v" i fering people of Norfolk and Portsmouth under their | accumulated weight of woe; and have handed over the money to It. W. Bowden, Esq., Treasurer of the 1 Howard Association, who will appropriate it accord- ! ing to the wishes of the benevolent donors?one-half < to each town. , Among their numerous benefactors in their day of sore affliction, the sufferers of Norfolk and Portsmouth 1 will greatly remember the citizens of Camden, S. C. 1 for this evidence of their kindness. Very Respectfully Yours, THO. G. BItOUGilTON & SON. ( The two baby shows, white and colored, opened in ^ Boston on Tuesday last. In the former there are exhibited one hundred and fifteen children, a large number of whom are twins and triplets, and varying iu age from six months to twelve rears. In the latter there are one hundred and thirteen, from a month old upwards. Boston is a great place for isms babyism included. I > The Greenville Mountaineer of Thursday says: ( " Fifty bushels new crop of corn sold Tuesday in < our town at 50 cents. We learn that new Com sells j in Anderson at 40 cents. tN<mc think it will come j down lower here. We shall see. The Charleston \ price will regulate us " C A correspondent of the Lexington Telegraph an J noimces the Hon. Lemuel Boozer as a candidate to represent the 4th Congressional District in the National Legislature at the expiration of the term ot the j present incumbent, Hon, P. S. Brooks. Mr. David Greer, Sr., a native of Ireland, died at * his residence near Honey Path, in Anderson Dir-trict, S. C., on the 10th instant, in the hundredth year of | his age?Anderson Gazette. t The Kdgcficld Advertiser states that Maj. Tilman Watson, of Edgefield District, has recently endowed a scholarship iu tlie l'nrmmi University. Hon. Joseph A. Woodward, of Winnsboro, has declared lumself in favor ot the Know-Nothings. TELEGRAPHIC INTELLIGNCELater From Luropc. New-Vokk. September 20.?The U.S. Mail 1 steamship Baltic, ('apt. Coins lock arrived at j this portlast night, bringing advices from Liver ( pool tot he 8th instant. There is however noth- ( ing important from the seat of war. The i Russians had received laige reinforcements and 1 were threatening to attack the Allies at several points. Commercial Intelligence. i The LivKKPoor. Market.?The Circular ' ot' Messrs. Brown & Shipley quotes Cotton dull and prices from 116 a 1-3 lower. The decline however, was mostly on Uplands The sales during the week comprised 50,000 bales, of which speculators took 7000 and exporters 5000, leaving, 43,500 bales of till descriptions to the trade. The Livehjooi. Breadstuff* Markets.? Messrs. Brown ?fc Shipley quote Hour steady and stifler, but not quotable higher. The Liverpool General Markets.?Bacon had udvanced Is. Rice was steady. Naval Stores were active. Spirits of Turpentine commanded lio3. Freights were depressed. Tub Weather and the Crops.?The weather in England was favorable for agricullural . purposes, and the Crops were good. State ofTrade. ?The Manchester Markets were dull at previous rates. The London Money Market.?The Bank t ol England liad advanced its rale of interest to 4 per cent. Consols closed at from 60 3-4 a < 907 8. General Intelligence. Dispatches from Generals Simpson and Pelissier 6tate that nothing now had occurred before Sebastopool or in the Valley of the Tehernava. The Russians were again threatening am attack. The allied troons were kent O 1 1 constantly on the alert, and parties remained t constantly under arms. The question is, whether the Russians will attack the Tchernaya lines ; t or Balaklava via the Baidar Valley, tieneral Simpson says that the Russians are actively bridging the harbor "fSebastopol, and fortifying the north side, and that they have received re- i inforcemenlft. Nothing of importance had ! occurred in the Black Sea. Tl?e Yellow Fever. New Ohlkans, Sept. 2(1. - The fever is 1 increasing at all points on the Mississippi, Oachita and Black rivers. St. Louis, Sept. 17.?The abolitionists of Kansas have nominated ex Governor lleeder for Congress and have b- lertc-d the second 1 Monday in October for polling. The House stands 01 Republicans, 67 Democrats, and 21 Whigs. Two districts as yet unreturr.cd are probably Democratic. HH .. m Hon. George Raxcroft.?We are pleased to fintl in the Yorkville Enquirer the following ^H| letter from this distinguished-gentleman, accep. ting the invitation to uttend ihe celebration: New York, Soptemlrel* 13. H My Dear Sirs: Yesterdnj I received )our sbfl favor of 231 August, uniting me to be present H|H at the celebration of the victory achieved on King's Mountain. I shall do so with the utmost pleasure, in.t only to ioin with vou in vourtrb hute to one of the noblest most important; and IB most heroic actions of the war of the Uevolu- D^R lion, iiut also t<> gather new motives for the love of country ami of freedom, from ihegmte ^^B fui enthusiasm which the occasion is sure to ^^B call fmth. I remain, sirs, very truly,yours, ^^B GEORGE RANCH OFF. Mm To Messrs. W. B. Wilson, John K. Miller, HH and S. VV. Melton, HR| Dkatii of Ex Governor Collier.?A lit- ^^B ter before us from Tuscaloosa states that this ^^B estimable gentleman died at Bailey Springs. HjB on Tuesday of last week. His disease acted HH| wjili great force on the liver, and for some tiino ^B| lipf(ir?> 11iq rli??i! 11 Ha u'fl< iviHi ^^B ill intervals of consciousness. lie expressed 9 himself as prepared to die. IS Covernor Collier filled various public stations in Alabama with dignity and effect. A man B9 of high and noble integrity?faithful to every I trust and thoroughly conscientious in every relation of life?he enjoyed the confidence of the public as a citizen and as a State officer in 9H nn eminent degree. Success, that corrupts so 9 many men, did not injure him, nor did ofiico pervert his tastes and degrade his sentiments. ^9 Southern Times. H We learn from a gentleman of respectability ^9 hat Mr, Robert, Kraser, who resides in the WM upper portion of District, lost a negro woman mi Saturday evening last by lightning 'l'he woman ai me nine Hie was sirucK was in the if Id and surrounded by several of her children iHl Mo one was hurt but herself. During the same storm, Mrs Joseph White had her stables HI struck by the lightning and a fine pair of car- H iage horses, which were in them at the time, nstantly killed.?Sumtir Watchman 19th inst. married. In Columbia, on Thursday evening last, by Rev. 3. Murchison, Mr. Henry W. Dixon, of Camden, and diss Fannie S. Niles, of the former place. CAMDEN PRICES CURRENT. g 3ACGING, perj'ard, 14 to 1G BB 3ALE ROPE, per pound, ]] to 15 BB 3UTTEU 18 to 25 3ERK 4 to 6 JACON 15 to 11 JB 30FFKK " 13 to 14 H JHKKSE, to 15 H 30TT0X, 3 to 9 ,'ORX per bushel, 75 to 90 'LOUR... .per barrel,. 8.00 to 9.0G |H 'ODDER,... .per cwt 75to 1.00 ^B jARD per pound, 12Jto 14 ^fl 40LASSKS, .perpallon 35 to 44 >^B )ATS per bushel, 35 1o 40 >1 PEAS " tolOO H SUGAR.... per pound, 8 to 12 |B att ..a. ~ m ->uur\ tv ? r^? We are nutl.'orizeJ to announce JOHN H 1. JOY as a Candidate for re election to the 9 >fiico of Oidinary for Kershaw District at the H Misuinsj election. H ljC7" ^'e are authorized to announce JKF- B I'ERSON ROCKKS Esq.,as a Candidate for 9 Ik: office of Ordinary for Krr-haw District at 9 he next election. 9 SONS OF TEMPERANCE. I WATEREE DIVISION NO. 9. H I'MIKrcgularmeetingofthis Division will be hcldon I . Thursday evening, at 3 o'clock. 13 v order of the W. P. M n. W. DIXON. R. S. I mTTTt TUTTT T CI TTATTflTI I inxt iniiiiiO nuuoL, THK proprietor returns his hearty and sincere thanks to the many friends who have lavored [lira with their patronage, since the addition of this new and thoroughly furnished house to the first class Hotels of Charleston. He takes pleasure in announcing that the MILLS 1I0USE, although new, and in ?ood order, has been retouched during the summer, and so refitted as to keep up with the demands of taste, comfort and elegance The arrangements of the House, in all respects, arc continued with a sera- * pulous and unsparing regard to the wants of tho traveller or the sojourner, and the travelling public are assured of all the accommodations of a first class Southern House, at the usual and established prices of such hotels. The constant personal attentions and cares of the proprietor are bestowed on the House, and he is aided in ail departmeuts by the well tried and approved assistants that have made themselves favorably known to former patrons. THOS. S. NICKERSON. Charleston. ?>. C. Sent. 25?3t. COMMITTED, rIX) tlio Juil of Kershaw District, on the 23d iDSt, a X negro woman named Patsy, who says that she belongs to J. L. llaile. and that she has been runaway about three months. The owner is requested lo como forward, prove property, pay charges and take her away. W. G. MOORE, Jailor. Sept. 25, 39 tf. For Sale. ATWO-HORSK WAGON, Two BUGGIES and oneSULKIE, all secondhand, will be sold low. Apply to JOHN ROSSER. Sept. 25i 39 5t. Furniture for SaleTHK Household Furniture of the late John C. West , is offered at privato sale. Also, several Milch Cows, Horse, Rocknway with Harness, and two Carts. Sept 25,?21. C. T. ECCLES, Adm'x. For Sale. A NEATLY BOUND File of the Camden Jonrual for the Inst thirty years. Apply at this office. Sept. 25, 39 2t. Roads. THE Commissioners of Roads for Kershaw District will meet in Camden on tlio firaf Xfnndor in no. obcr at 11 o'clock. COLIN MACREA. Sept. 25, 39 td. To Rent. MY former residence, in the lower part of Camden, a pleasant winter house, will be rented low. Sept 25,?tf. E. W. BONNET. AJEGRO CLOTHS of eTorr description, just opened -Li Also, Negro Shoes and Blanket*, for sale low at tho "Old Corner." E. W. BONNEY. CARPETS. Floor Clothsnnd Ruga, in new patterns, just received at the " Old Corner." E. W. BONNET, IRON Meat Cutters, Sausage Stuffcre, Patent Churns Also, Iron Axles, for small wagons and buggies, Justoptucd?t the "OldCorner-"