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VOLUME I. CAMDEN, SO. CA., FMDAY, FEBRUARY 7, 1802. NUMBER 15.
1)e Cainbfn QLonfrlicratc
18 PUBLI8IIED EVERY FRIDAY BY
J. T. HEUSHMAKT,
AT TWO DOLLARS A YEAR,
PAYABLE INVARIABLY HALF-YEARLY IN ADVANCE.
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For one Square?fourteen lmcs or less?ON B DOLLAR
for the lirst, and FIFTY CENTS for each subsequent
insertion.
Obituary Notices, exceeding one Square, charged
tor at advertising rates.
Transient Advertisements and Job Wor* MUST BE
PAID FOR IN ADVANCE.
No deduction made, except to our regular advertising
patrons.
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Ono Square, 3 months, $5
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Threo Squares 3 mos., 12
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Eight dollars per annum for every additional
square.
Business, and Professional Cards Kioiit Dollars
n-year. All advertisements for less than three months
Cash. If the number of insertions is not specified in
writing advertisements, will be continued till ordered out,
and charged accordingly.
Announcing Candidates, three months, Five Dollars
over that time, the usual rates will he charged.
No advertisement, however small, will be considered
less than a square; and transient rates charged on all
for a less time than three months.
TO TRAVELLERS.
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OF TIIK
SOUTH CAROLINA RAIL ROAD.
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NORTHERN ROUTE.
DAY N1G1IT
TRAINS. TRAINS.
Leave Charleston I 7.00 am 8.15 p m
Arrive at Kingsville, thei
Junction of the Wilmington
& Manchester It. R. J 2,45 pm 3,15 a m
Arrive at Columbia | 4 00 pm o.OC a m
Arrive at Camdon | 4.40 p m j
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Leave Camden 5.20 am
Leave Columbia G.15 a m 5.30 p m
Leave Kingsville, the Junction
of the Wilmington
A Manchester Railroad.. G.15 a m 3.25 p. ni
Arrive at Charleston 3.00 p m 2.30 a. m.
WESTERN ROUTE.
stations. Jl r
TRAINSL TRAINS
Leave Chaideston 7.00 a m G.30 p m
Arrive at Augusta 2.45 pm |4.30 pm
Leave Augusta I 8.00 a m | 7.30 p m
Arrive *(. f!hai'lp?tAn u ' >? r> ... . a on ? ...
through travel between augusta and kinsgvillk
o. day night
stations.
trains. trains.
Leave Augusta 8.00 a in 7.80 pin
Arrive at Kingsvillo 2,45 p m 3.15 a m
Leave Kingaville [ 6.45 am i 3.25 pm
Arrive at Augsta I 1.15 p mi 11.15 pm
MID-DAY TRAIN BKTWKEN CAMDEN AND
KINGSVILLE,
Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday,
down. j up.
LeaveCamden, 11.40a. m. | LeaveKingsvillo, 8.5 a.m.
Leave Boy kin's, 12.12p.m LeaveClarkson's 8.20 "
Leave Claremout 1.248 u Leave Mancliester JuneLeave
Middleton 1.10 " tion 8.38 a. in.
Leave Manchester June- Lcavo Middleton 8.43
tion 1.18, p.m. Leave Claremont 0.08 "
Leavo Clarkson's 1.38 " Lcavo Boykin'a 0.48 "
Arrivo at Kingsvillo 1.50, Arrivo at Camden, 10.20
^Nov. 8?tf H. T. PEAKK, Gen'l Sup't.
Oats and Cow Peas
For sale for cash, at the old corner;
November 1 K. W. BONNKY.
Notice.
1" HAVE THIS DAY, OCTOBER 24, SOLD OUT
JL my entire stock ot Goods, Wares and Merchandise,
in the town of Camden, to J. M. Springer, Esq., who
will continue the business at tho same stand I have J
occupied heretofore in tho said town. All persons
who aro in anywiso indebted to me, will please make
payment of the samo to said J. M. Springer, at an
early day; and all who have claims against mc will
present them to him for settlement.
December 13 R. SPRINGER.
STATU OF SOUTH CAROLINA.
COUNCIL CHAMBER, Jan. 10, 1802.
At a meeting of the oovekxor
ami Council, held this (lav, the following
rules were adopted and ordered to he published:
Lluh's mode and established In/ the Governor and
Council for the manae/eno nt of the Department
of the Military of the State.
Rule 1. It shall be the duty of the Chief
of the Military Department to examine into
the military condition of South Carolina, which
includes the returns and present condition of
the troops In service, and the militia not in
service, together with the number, amount and
condition of arms, ordnance, ammunition,c lothing
and supplies, and to report the same to
the Governor and Council.
ltulo 2. Itshali he the duty of the Chief of
said Department to keep in propper form and
report regular and exact returns of the military
force of the State in Confederate service and
in the militia of the State, and of all military
stores arms, equipments and supplies in the
magazines and other places in the State, and
to order, receive and take them, and all arms,
ammunition and equipments from oflicers and
other persons in whose possession they may be,
which belong to the State and are not used in
actual service, and to direct them to such
places as he may deem proper.
Rule 3. The Chief of said Department
/\c4irnot/?o iVvU oil ,, 4
ourtii iui in V/ntiiiKiiV/o iv/i rtii r*ulll mui t'.s^
ammunition, equipments, clothes and supplies
as may be requisite for the military service of
this State and the contingencies of the (.'onfederate
demand, and providing adequate magazines
for the same, where such do not exist,
and report the same to the Governor and Council
that due provision may be made therefor.
liule 4. The Chief of said Department
shall <rive directions necessary to carry into
*
operation all resolutions and directions of the
Governor and Council by orders through the
Adjutant and Inspector General's Department,
for raising, arming, and equipping troops for
the service of the State, and ofthe Confederate
vStates, under the authority of the State, and
for the organizing, providing and inspecting
the same; and to direct the arangement, distribution,
transportation and operation of such
troops (till mustered into confederate service),
as may be brought into the service of the State
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uiiuvi diiu niu'|vvu i'V u?i\/ uui ^ U1 VIIU Vf'J\ Ul ll'
or ami Counril to provide for tho transportation,
safe-keeping and distribution of supplies
necessary for the troops called into the service
of the State, or which the contingency of the
Confederate service may appear to require.
Kulo a. The Chief of the said department
is vested with all such powers as are necessary
for the full performance of the duties above
specified, or which may hereafter be imposed,
and to this end he may supervise, direct and
give all proper orders to the Commissary, Ordnance,
Quartermaster and Medical Departments
of the military organization of the State, and
to command all officers and employees in the
military service of the State, and to depute to
them such matter at such times as he may sec
proper. lie is vested with further power to
remove all persons employed in any of the
Departments aforesaid and to appoint othcrfe
in their stead, and shall be responsible for their
conduct, in ollicc; but all such orders?removals
and appointments?shall be done by orders
tbrough the Adjutant and InspoctoMioncral's
Department, and shall he reported to the
Governor and Council at their next mooting
thereafter, and l>e subject to the control of the
same. All the vacancies in the military service
of the State heretofore vested bylaw in the
(Jovcrnor, shall he vested in tins Chief of the
Military Department, subject to the previous
decision of the Governor and Council.
f? TllP. tlwi \Illit??i?ir
n, ?.v. w, uiu hi ninny m*|mi t* ]
incut shall keep a hook or books, to which all
orders or directions made or given bv him
shall be transcribed, and the same shall be
submitted to the Governor and Council at each
successive meeting, and to enable him to discharge
such duties asare imposed, he is authorized
to employ one or more clerks upon such
compensation as may be fixed by the Governor
and Council.
By order of the Oevcrnor and Council.
F. J. MOSES, Jr. ,Scc'ty.
January 24 2
The steamer Calhoun not Burned,
n? Reported.
The Vessel and Cargo fall into tiie
Hands of the Enemy.?Wo get tlic following
from tlic New Orleans Delta :
It will be recollected that the daily papers
of Saturday last reported that the steamship
Calhoun, which had run the blockade to
llavanna, and was returning to New Orleans,
was attacked one week ago to day, by the
blockading squadron; and, becoming disabled
by an accident to her machinery, was abandoned
by her crew, alter first setting her on fire.
Several days having elapsed since the parties
leaving her came up to the city, ami
other, and very different, accounts have trans
pired. We are told that an Englishman, who
had trunks and other valuables on hoard, went
down from the fort to see the Federal commander,
and was allowed to identity and take away
his property, the Calhoun having been taken
possession of by the enemy, and found to be
in excellent condition and unhurt.
Her cargo, consisting in part of forty tons of
gunpowder, a large quantity of rifles and other
munitions of war, besides articles of the value
of some 00,000 they were discharging, * pre
punitory to the mounting guns on her, and
putting her at once upon duty. The Federal
commander, we arc told, said that the Calhoun
had two hours the start of him, and was unnc'ccssrrilj
abandoned.
We have otherwise been informed that one of
the crew says that the vessel which captured
the Calhoun was a mere schooner, and that as
the latter reached her prize it was made to
tow her oil to her consorts. lie was also re
i ported to have said that the crew were cautioned
on the way v.p to say nothing about the
abandonment of the steamer. The taking of
the Calhoun is equal to the loss of a battle*
and we hope that an examination equivalent
to that by a court of inquiry may be made
into the matter. Somebody is certainly to
blame if half of what is said is true.
?
Ekjiit Childkkx at a Biktii.?From a letter
in the New York Tribune, we extract the
ollowing stupendous lie :
On the 23d of August, Mrs. Timothy Bradico,
of Trumbull county, Ohio, gave birth to
eight children?three boys and five girls.
They arc all living, and are healthy, but quite
small. Mr. B's family is increasing fast. He
was married six years ago to Eunice Mowcry,
who weighed 273 pounds on the day of her
marriage. She has given birth to two pair of
twins, and now eight more, making twelve
children in six years. It seems strange, but
nevertheless is true. Mrs. )>. was a twin of
three, her mother and father both being twins,
and her grand mother the mother of five pair
of twins. Mrs. I>. has named her boys after
noted and distinguished men: one after the
Hon. J. II. Giddings, who has given her a splendid
gold medal; one after the ttev. lion. Eljiah
Camplairi, who gave her a deed of fifty acres
of land ; and the other aftei Jas. Johnson, who
gave her a cow.
Gen. Beauregard's New Position.?The
Petersburg (Ya) tixpri&Sy in its issue ot' Saturday,
says the Charleston Afcrcurt/ of the 3d
inst., professes to have the most reliable authority
for stating that this distinguished ofliocr
has been assigned to the command of our forces
in New Orleans. It says:
A despatch was received in this city Thursday
night, by a military gentleman of high
position, from Manassas, signed by Gen. 1).
announcing this fact. Since it is known that
he has been transferred from the Army of the
Potomac, there can be no impropriety in stating
that New Orleans will be the scene of his
Tutnrc operations, and we, therefore, do not
hesitate to give it publicity in these columns.
The Yankees twenty thousand strong, marchel
out of Paducall the other day, and
then marched back again ! -Nashville Patriot,
| 21th inst.
The ILaueas Corpus in tiie South?An
| Important Decp-ion.?Military commander*
Laving been greatly annoyed by the service
of writs ot habeas corpus in numerous instances
a late opinion of the Judge of the Confederate
Court at Knoxville w ill settle the question.
The Register states that Judge Humphreys
decided, in his charge to the grand jury, that
, any one professing allegiance to the U. S., ,s
an alien enemy, and not a citizen, and therehue
not entitled to the benefit of the act of
habeas corpus?a right belonging only to citizens.
This decision will relieve the military
commandants of considerable annoyance in
future.
From Gen. Price's Army.?Mr. J. T.
Thornton, just from Price's army, at Springfield,
Missouri, has arrived in this city, and
reports the General well, and his command in
good condition?well fed* well clothed and
contented in all, save one thing, viz: the possibility
of their beloved and well tried command
! er being placed in a subordinate condition.
To this they will not consent, and Van Dorn's
! appointment is received by tlicin with unqualified
dissatisfaction. Price has now about
18,000 men, and his force is steadily incrcasing.
[ A', O. Crescent, January 27,
Salt.?From all indications we arc inclined
to think that the "great scarcity1' of salt is
nearly "played out," as hundreds of persons, in
different sections, are already energetically
| engaged in its manufacture. We received
i yesterday, from a member of the Mobile Cadets,
who is on his return from Mobile, after a short
furlough, to join his company at Norfolk, a
j sample of tine and beautiful white table salt,
made at the Salt Wells, Clarke county, Ala.t
O 11/1 n I'A m ^VvVtYlA/1 tlmt ill A lif nt*n ilt
<?iiv4 nv niv iiiiuiuivu lutib luv jnuiiLCia tuci U
manufacture upwards of a thousand bushels
daily.?Mercury of the Is* inst.
The Rank of General.?A correspondent,
writing from Elizabeth City N. C., asks "what
is the highest rank in the Confederate army?
whether simply General or Major-General ?"
The highest rank in the regular army is
that of "General.'' The act of Congress provides
for live Generals, who have, we believe,
been appointed to rank in the order in which
they are named, viz: Gens. Cooper, Albert
Sidney Johnson, Lee, Joseph E. Johnson, and
Beauregard. There can, therefore, be no
further appointments except through an amendment
of the law by Congress.
Waggs went to the depot of one of our railI
roads the other evening, and finding the best
I A-11 __'l *? - 1 1 x n MM 1 1.
car iuii, saiu in a louu rone?" jluis car aon i
go."' Of course this word caused a general
stampede, and Waggs took the best scat. The
car soon moved off. In the midst of the indignation,
the wag was questioned. "You
said this car didnt go." "Well, it did'nt then,
but it goes now." Of course the "sold" laughed
o o
and said Waggs was smart.
A clergyman preached in Boston on Christmas
Eve, a sermon on the end of the world,
which he thought would take place between the
years 1804 and 1808. That clergyman ought
to be in favor of peace, for even if the Yankees
should succeed in subjugating the South, they
would not be able to pay the cxpenccs of the
job before the time he lias fixed for closing
the books.
The Yankees Fortifying at Green River.
?Wc learn from a reliable source that the
cowardly Yankees, instead of making their
long promised forward movement, have begun
the erection of fortifications on the South bank
of Green river. They wish to provide a place
where they may escape tho fury of Buckner's
"ingins."
[Louisville (A'y.) Courier
A lady fixed the following letters in the
bottom of her Hour barrel, and asked her husband
to read them, OICURMT.

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