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\ I pistol and fled, ^hcck-anfl-stage-driver, George Cephas, pursued, aDd aftecchasing the fqgjtiy? half a mile, were about cverhauling him, when he turned and fired. Atthis moment Check stnmbled and fell. The stage-dr'ver, thinking that he had been shot and killed,, seizedWard, and wrenching the pistol from his grasp, shot him dead. Dr. Hall assailsthe idea that men rest by doing nothing. He says the only healthful rest, as long as our physical condition remains as it is, is to be busy. Men of force, and industry will everywhere tell you, "It is the hardest thing in the world to do nothing." The Board of trustees of Washington College, Va., at their late meeting, passed an order by which young men preparing for the Ministry in any Christian Church may receive the full bene^ Htit of the College without charge for tuition and College fees. In the Illinois State prison, where there are 1,200 convicts, they have prison fights for amusement, 6teul from the piison stores for profit, and the biggest forger in the establishment has charge of the entry book, for the accom- j Nation of those of Lis pals who wish an early discharge. ' Thcne is no virtue that adds so Doblo .a charm to the finest traits of beauty as that which exerts itself in watching over the transquility of an aged parent. There are no tears that gives so noble a lustre to the cheek of iunoccncc as the tears of filial sorrow .i The New York Wvrhl says that Gen. Sheridan is being put in traiuing as the Jladical candidate for the Presidency in 1872, as successor of Gen. Grant, This is the secret of the move to make him President of the Society of the -Army of the Potomac. Tn answer to the question, at what point docs republican government commence, and where does it end ? the editor of the New York Tribune replies : ' We understand that republican governriietit commences when the people establish it, and ends wluere they liave overthrown it," f " ^ " TTT. THE I5LXJE iUDOE 11AJL. nuAU.? u c have reliable information that a preliminary contract has been executed between the Executive Committee of the ]>lue Ridge Kail ltoad Company nud Messrs. J. V. Crisvill, John J. Patterson aiid James M. Sellers, of Pennsylvania, for tho oooetrucfion of the rood, includinL' tunneling and superstructure, Ac.? the entire road to Knoxville to b? completed in two yea's from the 1st of August next.? ( harleston Courier MARRIED?In Charleston, July 10, 1809, by Rev. W. C. Daua, James >t Gardiner, of St Louis, Mo., (formerly of Camden,) to Eumemia Jane Cordon, daughter of Alexander Gordon. SP KOIAL NOTICES. A CAltl). To the Citizens of Camden and Kcrshaic District. Gentlemen :?T must return you my sincere thanks for your aid in the hour of need, in sending myself and family, supples, in the hour of our distress. 1 can only say, that I have been confined to my bed and the walls of tny house for ten weeks, unable at this time to walk five Mops without assistance; but if I am never to walk your worthy street or sie any of your faces again, my prayers shall follow you to my grave, and may the Lord bless youi through life,end receive you a fte: death JEFFERSON LODGERS. July 22. h r J Special Notice.?To parties in want of.Doors, Sashes and Bliuds, we refer to the advertisement of P. P. Toale, the large manufacturer of those goods in Charleston. Price list furnished on application. DUTCHER'S Lightning Fly-Eiller! Death to the Living! Long live the Killers! Sold by Dealers Everywhere. Julv 1. lm ' " Tax Notice. TI1E office of the County Treasurer will be opened for collection of State and County Taxes, on and after the first da^y of July. The rate of Taxis fixed "at 8-4 of 1: per cent for State 3-10 of 1 percent for County Tax. D. L. DeSAUSSURE, County Treasurer. Per F. L. PHELPS, Deputy. Important to Debtors. THE BooJjs and papcre of "The Branch - -i * > ? l- -o Ci-'i t o iL ? Ot tne dddk oi me oiaieui ouuiu uaiolina at Camden," have beoa placed Id my hands for immediate settlement of claims. Parties can secure most advantageous terms before suit is brought, which will be done against all solvent parties by return day in Aug^t,; c ?M , ,Mp8Sp?. T SISsrw'tK1 I 3mtU- MOfl ' ?' : I .cwu:/ ^Jtr. I r P. PrTOAtE, Charleston, S. C., Manufacturer ?f DOOBS, &ASUES, BL1XDS. b?# ._x" HAVING the Largest and most complete Factory In "the Southern btates, and keeping always on hand a large and most complete stock of DOORS, SASHES, BLINDS, Sash Doors, Store Doors, Shutters, Monldings <fcc., &c., I am enabled to sell low and at manufacturers prices. N. B.?Strict attention paid to shipping in good order. UNITED STATES INTERNAL REVENUE. Assessor's Ofkice, 1st Dlst., S. C. r\ o n t..k; 09 1 sao V/ 11 t.KA \\ , O. V,., t? Uljf >, ?uw. IN accordance with the provisions of Section 74, Act of June 30th, 1S64, public notice is hereby given to Wil-; liam E. Christian, to appear at this office, on or before the second day of August, pros., to show cause, if any he has, why the Wagon, Harness, .Tobacco &c., seized for violation of the U-S. Internal Revenue Laws, should not be forfeited to the United States. 0. II. PETTING ILL, Assessor. _ July 22, 2t. KE11SHAW. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT insr EQUITY. J. I). Kirkpal/iek, 1 Survivor, vs., Rill to ConW J. Gorald, > firm Sale of Wm. C. Gerald, Laud ' , Jus. I YiJlepiguc ct r.l. I IT appearing to my satisfaction, that I James I. Vilh-pigue, Frederick L. Yil i lepigue, Phillip A Villepigue, II. M < Ferguson and Gertrude Ferguson, J* I M. l'riyitt and Aijiieo J. Privitt. Ida i G. Fhtcher and P. Rraccy Yil lepigue 1 diT> ndunts, are beyond and re.-iJe with- i out the limits of this State. It >s ordered, on motion of Shannon, ? complainants Sulicitor, that the Defendants do plead, answer or demur to 1 the above Rill within forty days from the publicatiou of this order, in default whereof au order pro. confcsso. will be 1 entered against them. C. SHIVER Clerk. Clerk's Office, July 22 18,9. 6t , SOUTHERN BAPTIST 4 THEOLOGICAL SE1IILARY. : GREENVILLE, & C. ' ] JAMES V BOYCE, D. D., Professor of Systematic Theology. JOHN A. B110ADU3, D. D. Professor of Interpretation of the New Testament. BASIL MANLY, JR.. D. 1). ; j Professor of Biblical Introduction, Po leniic Thcolojry, and Preparation and Delivery of Sermons. REV. CRAWFORD H. TOY, Professor of Interpretation of the Old ; Testament, and Oriental Languages. < ? ' 1 WM WTLLIAMS, D. D., , Professor of Ecclesiastical History, | Church Government and Pa&toral Duties^ _ _ THE next Session (of eight months) opens on Wednesday, September 1/ 1&69, when there will be an Inaugural Address by Professor TOY. It is on every account important for Students to be present on the first day. The studies aro exclusively Thcologi/*ol nmliNflo an vfpncivo ran ore nf subjects, iu which the. best College graduates and those who have ouly a 1 plain English education can alike find ! whatever they are prepared for and prefer. The whole course requires at least three years, but a Studetit may come for only a single Session, and select his subjects, with advice froui the Professors if desired, aud may graduate in each of the particular schools he attends. No charges for tuitiou, nor fees of any kiud. Text-Books lent to those who cannot conveniently purchase them. Students may board at the Seminary Hall, with rooms free of reDt, aud paying only the actual cost of living, whigb for the past Session averaged $8 25 a mouth. Those who prefer it may board in private families, at about $15 per month. In either case, fuel, lights and washing will add some $2 50 a month. Brethren wishiug to attend, but uuablc to command the necessary means, will please write promptly to Rev. B. Manly, Jr., who will arrange to give them pecuniary aid. Churches and Individ..~i i?.v i :_._j uai uictuiuu uuu Bt&iurs arc ruijuesieu to. Bend him contributions, largo or small, for that purpose. Greenvillo is io a healthy mouutain region, and is reached by Railroad, via Columbia, S, C. For farther information, Catalogues, &c., addresn Rev. James P. Boyce, (Chairman of Faculty,) any of the FrQfeiBSOTs, or , . ' ' B-. MAVLY, Jr., Seojretary of ithc Faculty, j J; - DISSOLUTION THE Copartnership heretofore existinj between ihe subscribers under Dame o Doby & Ballard, has been dissolve! by mutual consent. The business o the firm will be settled by Mr. Doby to whom all claims will be presented and all payments made. JOHN DOBY, L. F. BALLARD. July 15. 3t. EERSHaW?In Equity. W. W. Stokes, ~) vs. .. V Bill. Jos. II. Stokes, et al. ) IT appearing to the satisfaction oftlr Court that Jackson Iluggins, and Mar tha S. his wife, Hardy E Stokes, Sara! a -ond .Tr?af>r?L Ij. Stokes AIIU i'H-vaniviiij UKW vvwv^r.. ... parties defendant to this Bill of com plaint are absent from and residing with out the limits of this State, It is order ed on motion of DePass & Hay, com plainants Solicitors, that the said de fondant's do plead, answer or demur, t> the said bill within forty days, or an or der pro confcsso will be issued agains them. ? a SniVEB, Clerk, july 15. tf. notTce~~ Dep. U. S. Marshal's Office. Camden, July 13th, 1869. ALL persons interested in^ten woodei packages of tobacco, one two horse wagoi and cover, one doub lc harness, the pro perity seized by Prank Goss,dep. Col.2< div. 1st Diet, of S. C., for violation o Internal Revenue, are hereby notifie< to be and appear before the Hon. U. S Court, to be holden in Charleston S. C on the first Monday in October next, a BEVERAGE, so ihat it may be drank by thi most delicate without tho least dancer. JOHN C. SEEGERS, Jupe24?2m. Columbia, S. C. "Notice. ALL persons indebted to or bavin< claims against the Estate of 6. H RUSH, deoeased,^ are hereby requestc< to present the same properly attested on or before the 20th day of Novem A- Xbi i860., , : J.J. RUSHj Adm'r.. A tII-J . * ? 11 o'clock to show cause, if any, whj the said articles should not-be forfeitec to the United States. J. A. BOSWELL, Special Dep. U. S. Marshal, july 15 3m. vaughan's e'lourmills. THESE mills, located six miles nortl of Caiuden, are in complete order, anc the subscriber is ready to attend prompt ly to the call of customers. The repu ration these mills hare acquired, ren ler it unnecessary to say more that that the subscriber will continue togiv< hem his personal attention, and guaran tecs that their high charaoctcrshal! b< maintained. J. H. VAUGHAN. July 8. 3t. Lancaster Letlgcr copy three timet tnd forward bill. in bankruptcy [n tho matter of B. M. BRO ?\ N Bankrupt. To idiom it nwy Concern. THE undersigned hereby gives notice >f his appointment as Assignee of B. M. Brown, in the District of Ker ;huw, and S'ate of South Carolina, vithin the said District, who has been idjudgcd a Bankrupt upon his own peition, by W. I. Clawson, Registrar ol he said District Court . J. W. McCUERY, Assigneo. July 1. 3t. IN BANKRUPTCY [n the matter of SAMUEL SHIVER, Bankrupt. To idiom it may Concern. niE undersigned hereby gives notice if his uppointment as Asssignee of Samuel Shiver, iu the County of Kershaw, and State of South Carolina, within the said District, who has been ldjudged a Bankrupt upon his own petition by W. I. Clhwson, Registrar, ol he said District Court. JAS. Lr. BKASINGTON, 1 Assignee. July 1, * 3t. * - j PURE French Brandy and Wines, For Medicinal Purpose*. This is a pure article of Brandy as it was bought out of the Custom House and can be relied on as being pure and genuine. ' ; HODGSON & DUNLAP. ' * I 1 Seegers1 Unadulterated Ale * AND LAGE-R BEER. LAGER BEER containing Copperas, and ALE doctored whh S<rLime and Ahrr are the latest adulterations discovered in New York. Professor MAPESr of New V(ork nnnfy2ed the" BEER* (Tonf a"3ozen "dTfTerenI Breweries?- and alt were fattnd adultoratec with noxious substannQ/- It is said i hat th( sale of drugs to Breweries is a profitable pari of the trade. This is perfectly infamous.? Cocculus' Indicus [fish-berry] Nux Vomica dog button, from which Strychnine is obtained, are some of the delectable snbstancei found in BEER. These are potent poisons and the Brewer found using them should b< drowned at once in one of his own rats. P. S.?I am willing to be drowned in m, own RATS; if any impurities shall be fount in my BEER. I snail continue to make a FIF.AI.THFUI Photography A ra brot jpes, i*1 > AND ,f FERREOTYPES. a _ f fT| HE undersigned Photographic ArjL tiat of Charlotte, N. C., having 6tI, ted up a SKY-LIGHT GALLERY in Workman's Building, is now prepared to take all kinds of Pictures. Those wishing to have their beauty counterfeited, will have an opportunity to do - so. No pictures allowed to leave the Gallery unless perfectly satisfactory ? Old Daguerreotypes or Ambrotypes .[ copied into any si*j; large or small Photograph's and Pictures put up neate ly, in Lockets, Breastpins and Rings. Call soon as my stay is limited. 1 Call and see specimen at Workman's BaiKIing, 6ver Baunr Bros. Store. ; V N. LANG, June 10?Photographer. ] ~ PIEDMONT ; LIFE JXSLRAXCE COJIPAKY, ^ OF RICHMOND, VA. CAPITAL INVESTED AND W ELL SECURED..^...... 00.000 PREMIUMS EARNED tTKST "19 MONTHS. OVER...; 600,000 NUMBER OF POLICIES ISSUED, OVER 3.100 Eyhty-Seven cutd a .Half per centum of Profits paid to Policy Hdkltn. 3 Insure Your-Life in a southern 3 Company. . j A Life Insurance Policy-is thA surest f protection ytnrcan secure for those 1 dependent upon you. . Advantages of the Piedmont. t It irconfined to-Life Insurance only, and oe8 not mix with the uncertainty of other i usiness. ; . 1 r . The rights ofpojicy holders we clearly defined on its poiicie8 as PART- OF THE CONTRACT, and not left to OUTSIDE PROMISES of Agenre. It has no useless restrictions on residence or travel; fully provides for the non-forfeiture - of its policies and places all on fair equality as to occupation. It hae declared a-divid?nd to its policy holders the first Eighteen months of 40 per -cent. , The late war taught many the heavy nen. altyOf beirg separated from the Home Office ? by the Companies-forfeiting .what had been - paid and and refusing to reinstate the policies "The PIEDMONT" provides against this INttER TOLICIFS, and all who may, by ' any mishap orTevolntion. be seperatcd from I the Office, the right.to reinstate policies , within one year afterintervraing cause is removed, or to be ENTITLED TO SAME ' RIGHTS AS T'J NON-FORFEITURE, i AS THOUGH THE HINDERING CAUSE had never existed, at the option of the Insured, so that no contingency can take from her POLICY HOLDERS tneir just rights. THIS IS DONE BY NO OTHER COM ; PANY. . j It has paid gH-ttyhwse* promptly, without waiting for the NINETY days grace, and " has nevereontesied a vlaira. -Parties contemplating insuring, are requested to examine our policies and compare them with other companies before insuring. The COMPANY has determined to estnb-) Itch a BRANCH OFFICE in~SOUTH* AROLINA with President and Directors select- j , ed from Policy Holders of this State, which ] will give you nil the advantages of a HOME j INSTITUTION as all the Premiums re-j ceived, Will be left here and invested in your! own State. ' The "PIEDMONT" issues Policies on the : Ordinary Life, Ten Annual Payment, Five ] Annual Payment, Single Payment, Endow- j : ment, Joint Life. Children s Endowment, Return Premium, or any Table used by-other j Compainies. W. CLYbURN, Agent,. Camden, S. C. J. R. STEGER, Gen'l Canvassing Agent. I May 13. 3m | SHERIFF'S SALES, j Sheriff's Office, Camden, S. C., July 12,186U. BY virtue of Sundry Writs of fi.fa. to me directed and lodged, I will: MMAAA/ J V V* AP tllA FAH . piUUVfeU IU OCil 1U ltuui> 1/* W?IV vvui? House in Camden, on the first Monday, second daj of August next, within the legal hours of sale, the following mcui tioncd and described property to-wit: One Tract of Land situate in Kershaw County, occupied by Jas. W". Arrants, bounded No.rth and East by lands of Mrs. Celia Lockhart, South by lands of Harman Arrants, and S. M. Boy kin, West by lands of the estate of Williami Arrants; the land now occupied by S.: M. Boykin and. wife, Eliza, containing j three hubdred acres. Levied upon as) 1 the property of the estate of William Arrants, deceased, at the suit of S. M. Boykin and wife, .Eliza, Executor and , Executrix, de .san tort. |; ALSO Defendants interest in four hundred (400) acres of land in Kershaw County, in the fork of Big Lynches Creek, bounded North by lands of the Estate of Wm Marshall, East by lands of; Geo. King, West by lands of Wiley Brannan, South by little Lynches Creek. Levied upon as the property of James Cliburn, at the suit of "Louisa McNaugh-. I ton, et. al. - : ? j i - ALSOL-T-t- - .. .' : On Tuesday the day following, at; [ Defendants residence, Twenty-two (22) II tniterf -North-East' of" Camden, at 12 [ o'clock,.will be sold, One Buggy, J One Wagon, One Side-Board &o., One , Cow, One Steer, and One Hundred Pounds Bacon. Levied upon as the, |t property of James H. Brown, et. al. i 3 Terms, Cash, purchasers paying for Stamps and Papers. J J. P. BOSWELL, S. K. C. , J July 15. Si . j FOUND. ~~ A SILVER WATCH,..which the owner can have by describiogibe same and paying for this advertisement. , r ._ c josKPa goodale. j 1 Stationary, &c. A INK, Paper, Pens, Pencils, Mucilage &c, Foe Sale by -HODGSON & DUNLAD. % DRUGGISTS AND APOTHECARIES, Have oa hand and are constantly receiving fresh eupp'ies of DRUGS AND MEDICINES, ~ FANCY AND TOILET ARTICLES, PERFUMERY, AC. rttt ' "*tt\ t ? ir-nci nTTTMVTrC 1 KEllOSEiMi U1L A IN L) JLAJUJL O, Paints, Oils, Varnishes, Window Glass, Putty, Brushes, &c. - AND ALL OTHER A.RTICEES *' Tt a V^Ci ? Usually kept in our line, all of which are I URE AND GENUINE, and warranted to be as represented, which we will sell as cheap as they can be bought anywhere in the State. . HODGSON & DUNLAP. May 6. _ i NEW ARRIVALS. I . S* ' SPRING AND SUMMER GOODS. k M ;; _t We axe now receiving and opening a well-selected stock of Spring and Summer Goods, ; Consisting of the Newest Styles of . PRINTS. LADIES' DRESS GOODS, LADIES' HATS, And various other articles. Also?a large assortment of - 7? ^ > Gent's. Spring and Summer Clothing, . Cassimeres and Linens, of all qualities. " " f * " * * r. , ,1 % J w J V y . ?' I i * -#* 4 . ???-? t ^ . .3 BOOTS AND SHOES. . Of these, we have a fine assortment. Also, Fashionable - V' i ALPINE HATS. wniTE AND COLORED. v ' ? Our usual assortment of ~ ~ HARDWARE,! GROCERIES, : ? - AND ; ' . "CROCKERY WARE. p The above Goods haying been selected with great care, and bought for CASH, wo offer them very low for the CASH. . Call and examine our stock and you. will find it to jour interest. We take this occasion to thank our friends and the public generally,- for the rery.liberal patronage bestowed on-us, and it shall always be our aim to continue to merit the same by selling at the lowest possible prices. : " ? - BAUM BROS. ^ Maroh 18.i- - -j ~ , . . : DEKALB I10USE, ICED J. vf. Rodgers?Proprietor. SODA. WAT^R . . . ^ FRESH from the FOUNTAIN, CAMD E-N, S. C* For Sale by HODGSON & DUNLAP. " INSURE YOUR LIFE IN The ROBT MURE & CO., St. Louis Mutual; COMMISSION MERCHANTS, INSURANCE COMPANY. .. obarlest^ S C J W. RODGERS, Agent. AGE&TS CHARLESTON AND LIVER.POOL STEAMSHIP LINE. CAMDEN, S. C. , ... 9 Advance made on shipments of Cotfon, ?Rice and .Naval Stores to Foreign and Do ' 1 mestic Ports. : SHIP ' 1 v??. ? .... ... Your Money and freight' ?1 nonce 10 t reuiuirs. BY Tifg ' * ^ PERSONS having claims~on John W. c ? - ' ' 1 Arthur, deceased, or Mrs. Cornelia ArSOUTHERN EXPRESS. thur, Administratrix, will present them at once to 5 OFFICE AT THE WM. M. SHANNON; 1 DEKALB HOUSE- June 24.?tf. Attorney.