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CHAn.ESToN, Oct. 10.
C( Yl'TON -The traneactois to -day
W eret, aille I t)o- boul! 2:5 k tl->h , at e.x
trenies rn guilpe :rum G I '- to 9 1-2c.
Ike Delay.
We have delayed issuini our paper n.
,! evenintg in order to give crir readerm
the res IL it ' the electioir-see statement
Sunater Elections.
The following is the result of tho Polls
in this District :
F. J. MOSES, . 734
J. M. NEi.soN, - 530
Majority for MOSES, - 204
A. C. SPAIN, - 811
1. D. BLANDING, '788
J. T. GitEEN, - 680
R. 1.. HERIOT, - 570
J. S. BRAmLEV, - 469
J. E. VITHERsPooN, - 281
Three Representitives to be elected.
Darlingtoa Elections.
The following is the result of the Polls
in D.arlington District:
J. D. Wu.sox. - 009
JO.IN .cQUEEN, 576
MAljorty for WILSOV, - 333
W. (:IHar.s, . 92
T. 13. HAYNE-woarn, -_1ti
. r. it. L. HAur, . 638
1). G. WooD, 592
JONATIAN Vi iG4;i 1, . 3,
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14 ..3.. all. it i andl AuNrnt- (o' ,i,
lcase: -i d t l o- tiell o thes 0 de r-.:i
,T h E. Edi,44rio.
rached s hst wleek an doe~r s cri
toe L th ~ ent.pitlsie and tale t of~ th edi.
1ir)1 and (: prpre. i irangeurg is a
par(Ie and weahbyit ist trie! and well
CLanlv has estised, ic he proin.
gang. Thog'se of otur readers wishing
to subscribe aire referred ihr further
patrticulalr5 to the " parospectsm," pub.
lished im another column.
Rail Rtoad Accident.
On Monday evening las., Mr. H-en
ry Marshmnan an employee of the Wil.
minigton and Raleigh Rail Road Comn
pany, while in a statle of intoxicntion,
sat upon the track of the Road, sonme
ten or twelve miles from Wilming.
ton and was run over by the train. It,
was ten o'clock at night when the ac
cident occurred. is left arm was
taken off below the elbowv, and his
right intnd above the wrist hung mere.
iy by the skin. is head was slight
ly fraetu red, and he received other in.
juries. Mr. M. haes since died.
News of the Week.
By the news fromi Mexico, per the
George Law, at New York, we learn that~
Gen. Alvarez, in person, at the head of
2,500 men, entered the city of Yutela on
the 4th ult, the government troops having
evacuated on the 3d. Alvarez is pushing
forward for Ciaipancingo, where he will
arrive in a few days without oppositioni, as
all1 the go!(vernmienit trioops hisve beeii with.
ur a wn ioni the, State of' Guerrero, except
a IaorlU of l,500t ieht lat Fixtla, to retard, if
possible, his onward monvements, which
cannot be ihe case,.nii much as A'varez ws
ini line hetshh, andl leadinar a hoa.y ofi men
whii !i a o'.n wouni di bor their chef.
tai. 11 ;entr are to ....ircii iato
the0 cI'yll x~o
Cruz ':as p-nsotineed.
- a h: '''tf ons it iet firmlybe.
' '' 'a AI 'hust vPry soo ab
T .'e' o CoirmlSpondent of N.O. IBee,
S ot a rimt l- 1-'t of the $7.000,00(4
IIby . Uniited Satei. Where it has
lu is t pu[zz.-1, hit iI ii lite car
. h c ( heGovornouuit is :i-r.:slv d1r;.
. o " ic l~lmInnaey. The porogress
i'h- r :eI.-, 1-eiVy day more larn
og.andtopres.-1 mg conition of things
c:ot -:.y continule mu1ch longer
litilltrs of't r.rv orid ;ri h cinf'n tiN I
draw r--m 'hOw cr-tory a:in eariy dat, 11nd
thrin-i fri d.ig(.;idG . t imiotime as
his :'ncr r-. r. It is likewise reported,
111.11 Oiw' nnw-'ttr wh:ch las just left the
enpital, a 1.l..n~ willh $fit0f,(X be,niagig
0 his Exce'leiy.
Tll Fair -I! tle Southern Cestoral Agri.
eu;0ri Aslsoann, which was to be held
in A:sin in the latter par: ofOctober,
has been )os5t poned, in consequence of the
epideminc, to the 20th diy of November.
The price of breadstuffs is now so much
low,-r in Eigland Iaan its America that
Lveral eargoes of flour are said to have
been shipped from Liverpool for New
Vork. Th:s ias not happented since the
mflation of 137, when flour was Imported
to New York from the Mediterranean.
We see it stated n atn article in the
Natioral Intelligencer, th-it the hemp plant
possesses a narcotic resin, called mn Asia
"-hocish ish," which has the same cfeict on
fish and cattle as coculsti iidicus. 1!
streans where hemp is rotted, tihe fih
come to the surfacie of the water in a state
of intoxication, and to ull appearance dead;
and cattle, after drinsking the water, stag.
ger about and cut strange capers. These
facts being smitsunder.stJood, a prejudice has
for many years existed against water-rot.
n, hemp, under the impresision that the
process caused death among the cattle
in the neighborhood of the streams where
it is carried on.
The Frankfort, Ky. Commonwealth,
says in relation to the crops in that State:
"We hear defferent accounts from diff
erent places; but our conclusion front the
whole is, that Kentucky will have fully
hilf an average crop of corn this year. A
gentleman just from Cumberhand coun
ty tells us that the corn crop there is fully
t% o thirds of an average; the tobacco crop
62 very tine; wheat excellent, and selling at
70 cents per bu-siel."
It is computed that there will be twen
ty-une thousand miles of railway in the
Umltedl States upon the, firm: day of J anu
ary next. The longest railway upon the
surface of the plobe is the Illinois Central,
which is 731 miles in lengihi, and iN rapid
ly approachzng cuiipletion.
Jurige Bronson, the Gubernatorial can.
diJnito o: the Now Viirk Hiardst. has written
a li-tter to Mr. Dei.&van, i which he thus
Slinies his piasi 'on sin the liquor ques.
tion: "I have never doubled the power of
tie Legislature to lorbau tle sale of il
tixicat-g hqulsors as a beverage; and,
a'o l.r .s I wyod atfeect mse perseonailly, I
...s w Ibg lDhat thec trailhic m~ all its formats
i'h.o:d be wvholiy prmdinted. Buat candor
r-linse melii tie Pay thmt I amn not yet comn.
v ,'',i tInts a s, i~: pruisibitin wouldi be
e" -".' '" *i l'Ou 1/is rets~t as an
ehtoon a: as:. ioe it d eratec hatiracter. E~x.
treamt mei.ssees seldom accosphsh the
end for wvhich they aire dleasgned'. It takes
S.e~ (12 bring "about ainy great refiormnation
is thei iiorais or hia lbits. oft a people, arid
aniy itet ica -> . do it in a ,basy wail be hike.
,., toi hail. Ou )r I feavenaly Father works by
low~ parocess b~o:s ni thme mor.ii and the
atterial worl~d, andu we shall act Isnost
wieely when~a we tamt hsk hits. \Iost of
heO nsebief 'u lbeith we tnow. witniess ay~
bce trace.d to llaces exchiasvely devotedl
in drams.drinsking. It is there thtat boont
companiiiionts meet, driank and fight, anid
Ihen go hsomse madddmened wnh isloisonous
conhmuds to intlict Ire" h evils uponss their
already sutfferin~g famdiies. Mfen seldomn
get dirusik in their ownt houses. Thse in-.
thiuences with which they are sutrrounded
when at home, const itute a powverful check
against excess, and onte whicht is not felt
in thte revels ohf a drain-shop If such
places were shtut up, antd stringent regu
lations were madue for the govertmaenat of
thtose whio sell intoxicatinsg drinks, aand ii
iln addition to tis, drunkenaness, the druag.
gmng of liquors, and the sale ofl theis to
druntkardse, were all paunishted as putblic of.
fences, much woculd be accomsphashed ina
the way of correctmng existing evils. By
adopting stuchs measures as these, theo
friends of temtperance will be able to
carry ptublic sentimetnt along wcith, thems;
--but with thte extremie remedy of pro
htibition, they umay timid themselves beaniing
against a currentt too strong to be resisted.
There is always danger that a step taken
too far in advance, will prove a retro
grade movement.
Mr. Stephen Brown, of Syracuse. has
invenited an ingenious press for prianting
four different coloirs simualtaneouasly. The
Syracuse JournaL says that the inaking
apparatus anad the principles of the machine
are so arranged, that four different colors
can be printed at one impressasion, at the
rate of about five hundred imrpressions an
hour. And~ not only can ddfTerent hates be
prianted ins various colors, but so perfect is
the invenations, that one letter asay be print.
cid in onie color ansd shsadedf by ansot~e,
all witht the samte ampresstont. It will
be fouimd insvaluable to printers, if it prove
what is repressented.
Jtudge Phadlips., of Alhe New York
Crrs, has deciuded thatt it is not enougha
for the driver of asta'express wagon, or oth
Cr commaon carerss .t theow baggage
carelessly on the deck or leave it on the
wharr at thb gong plank of -a steamboat,
but he must exercise prudence and care in
its delivery to the person authorised to re.
ceive if. A delivery of goods to the wrong
person does not exonerate the carrier. The
sane Judge ha. also decided that a rail.
roa' is not responsible for goods, the d e
livery of which is beyond their terminus.
Mati. F. Ward returned to Louisville 1
few days ago, and left on Peeirg moni
incendiary hand-biRmscalling a town meet.
The coast of Texas was visited by a
most disastrous gale. comnmencing on Sun.
day. the 18th, and lasting until Thursday
ight, the 2Ast ult.,
It would be almost a matter of impossi
bility to imagine even a greater destruc.
tion of life and property by such an occur
In the lavaca and Matagorda Days there
was- muc-h auffering and loss.
At Lavuca not much damage was sua,
tained, other than the sclhoner Pacific go
ing through one of the wharves, with lit.
tie injury, however, to herself.
At Indianola, the schooners Atlas an
Fanny AMotte, owned by I. E. Blhner
where both driven through the whartes 01
Mesars. A. Fromme and Win. M. Varnells
and subsequently went on the beach,
where they now lie. The MAtte will be
a total loss: the Atlas, probably, will be
gotten off. Both of them had fill cargoes
of assorted merchandize from the steam.
ship Charles Alorgan, which were saved ii
a damaged condition and were being solt
for account of those concerned. Sloop
Louisa, with freight from the Charles
htrgan, was alst> a total wreck, and car.
go partly saved on the beach. A few
buildings were taken off the blocks, but
none materially damaged.
Salouria and Deckrot's Point did not
escape, but were even greater sufferers
than on the hay above them. Many houses
both places were entirely washed away,
some unroofed, and others taken off thc
blocks, there not being a single house that
escaped serious uanage, and quite a num.
tier being razed to the ground,
The new wharf (one of the finest struc.
ture of the kind in the State) owned by
Judge Ilawes, was totahy demolished, not
a post remains to show where 't stood, ex.
cept a few standing near the shore.
Deckro's wharf and warehouses are
entirely gone; not a vestige of them is to
be Peon.
A house belonging to J. Gidiere, and
occpied by Moses Samuel as a tailor
shop, Situated in Kingstreet, Charleston
was destroyed by fire on Thursday after.
noon, the 5th inet.
The Charleston papers announce the
death of Mr. William Riley, an old printer
of that city, in the 65th year of his age.
The Rev. J. B. Adger, of Charleston
has been elected president of navidson
College to ,fill the vacancy occasioned
by the resignation of the Rev- Dr. \Vil
The Montgomery Mal states that Mr
ifister of that city, has boxed his pack.
age of Putnamn for September, and notified
the publishers that he0 holds it subject te
their order, and not on sale. 'rhe Muail
very promptly says, "Harper's Magazine
is egnually unsoundl, and is edited by an
avowed Abolitionist."
On Saturday last an altercation occur..
red, say,, the Camdekn Journal, at the
C.undieni ilotel, between John L. Dixon,
Jr., and \VilhiamJ. Gsraham, in wvhich the
formetr iniflictedl a wonidm 'in the latter with
a Howie knife, from which he died in tenm
or fifteen minutas. Dixun surrendekredl
himself to the Sherif, aind is now ini Jail.
Th'le Bamnk of Chester, declared a divi
dend at the rate of8 per cent perF annum
-to be paid on and after 4Ith proxinmo.
The Hank of Fairfield has declared a
dividend (of 10 iier cent.
Dr. ~dwvard Gunter, who shot Mr. Scur
ry of Newberry, was arrested a few days
since ip Ashmboro (N. C.)
We learn from the Newberrian that
Kiunman, who waus convicted of unegro steal.
ing, was executed oii Friday last.
WVe learn from the WVinnsboro' Regis
ter that .the barbacuo at Fo.rd's Place, in
IHonor of Mr. Boyce, caime off last Sat
nr-day. 'There were presenit from 2510 to
M00 persons. Mr. Boyce delivered an
eloquent and able address, in wvhich he
touched upon the Kanoas Bill, the Gads.
den Treamy, and Cuba. ihis address evi
deratly gave great satisfaction.
The Portsmouth Globe states Mr. J. M.
Daniel his been p~roimoteid from Charge d'
Affairs to~ the situation of Minister resi
dent at T1urin.
'Ten of the party concerne-d in the Sun
day r:ot at Brooklyn, in june last, have
been convicted and sentnmce-d to thme pei
tentiary for termas ranging from one to ten
The present population of Texas is es
timnated at five hundred thousand, and the
annual increase at one hundred and finty
thousand. Trer are fifty-four newspa
pers published in the State,
Ten thousand dollars has been raised in
New York for the relief of the sufferinur
poor of Savannah.
Among the premiums awarded at the
Pennsylvania Agricultural Fair, wvas a
silver mnedal to Drm. J. B. Davis, of Char
leston S. C., for Cashmere buck goat and
two kids.
Dr. Graham's trial for the murder of
Col. Loring, is progressing The evidence
adduced by the prosecution is very strong.
Kingston (Jamaica) papers received by
the Prometheus state that they have in
telligaenroi..e fa.f that ,b -Diftian
Government had appointed it' colmission I
to treat with the United States authori- t
lies and coumander of the squadron there <
on, the subject of the cession of Sanana, i
either by purchase or tieaty arrangement, t
to our government.
Tihe Washington Star learns fron a
gentleman who has just returned from
Kansas, where he has been ever since the
passage of the Territorial Gove rnment bill
that so far no slaves have been carried
into the territory, though many Arkansas I
and Missouri slaveholders and othei State
citizens have taken up "clains" there.
Up to a very recent period the Southern
settlers greatly outnumbered those from I
Northern States who were going in there
Now, however, the tide seems to have
changed. According to the views of this
intelligent and usually well informed gen.
tieman, ere the next Presidential election
comes oll, Kansas will have formed her
State Constitution and will be knockmng
at the door of Congresa fur admission iInto
110 Union as a State.
The New York Express, in noticin
the fact that flour further declined 25 a
50 cents a iarrel, and wheat 5 a 10 cents
a bushel, in that market on Tuesday,
" With increasing receipts, and an en
tire absence of any dema.d for export, the
prospect of materially lower prices within
a short period is highly encouraging.
Prices of breadstul*k have been redicu
lously high lhr the past three months, nnd
tihis sudden break down wnll be good to
every family in town, mnore especially
everybody in indigent circumstances. The
attentionof Bakers is respectfully directed
to this important decline in the "staff o
Oi Thureday there as a still further
decline of 25 a 54) per barrel on flour at
New York, making a total decline for the
tiree days of this week 8t a 1 75 per bar.
rel. Wieat also further declined in that
market on Friday, and corn g.nve way 1
cent a bushel.
The Provincial Parlianent of Canada
has passed an act granting to alicns tine
right to purchase and convey lands in the
Queen's Provinces to the extent of 400
acres each. Tne government have pnt
large tracts of land into market at I a 1.625
per acre. No teservatinm. have been made
respectintg nmerals, and Yankees in flocks
are prospecting on tie North shore of
Lake Superior for copper and iron, and
rich openings have been discovered, and
where one squatter could not cover the
mineral field, severai unite, make their
claim, and jointly purchase the site
The Mayor of Baltimore has nominated
two citizens of New Orleans, to represent,
in conjunction with a citizen of Bialtmore,
the interest of that city in the admiini'tra
tion of the property cqueathed by th
late John Mtct)ornougI to tie citizens of
New Orleans asid faltinmro Th Cres
cent thinks that all this trouble and expense
will go for nothing, as the executors still
hold on-their lawyers still receive their
handosme salaries, and tine property re
mains in the -sanme hnands thnat have nnna..
god it for thne last tinree years. New Or
leans has given its bends (100,000) to thne
lawyers who so etnccessfully arguned the
case before thne Sinpremne Counrt ; it hans
appointed conmnissionners wino ha~ve tmade
repeated inquiries for "the legacy,"--"then
estate." But there is sonmethuing more to
lbe done before they get tine property--the
citizeins of B nhtimore annd New Orleans must
organize thneir aiums-honuse, their schnool
farmn amnd othIer innstitutions contnenmpnlted
by Mir McDonough, before they caun eunjoy
tine legacies heneaethned by himi. Th'ley
mnnst connply withn various other condl
tionns, precedeni ful'y declared in his very
complev will, before they can enter upon
these legacies. Th'le executors haive re
plied in a card statnmg their willingness to
surrennder tine property.
An exchnange papner states that tine ed
inor of tine .Nrth C'arolina Biaptist .specta
tor is an oiciatiung mnnister ofl tine Gospel;
a licensed attormney ; agemnt for inearhy aull
tine innsuramnce amnd assuiranace comnpanmea
nnorthn if tbe Piotonnac ; commn~issionner forr
thirty States ; and applicannt ior the sainet
when Kannsas and Nebraska shall have
come in ; bank director ; chnairmnan of ther
Boarnd of Superintendents of the Connnon
Schncohs; temperance orator ;agent and
conunsel for Wa~ke Forest College; presi.
deint and secretary of all tine boards of tine
llapjtist church, 4c ; andi in addition, Ine
owmns nmore property, hnas thne tneatest f'arnn,
thne best fruits aind nine hinest cattle of anny
mman nt the counutry.
Sn extraordhinarily' rapid Inas been tine
gronwth of Cinncinnati thnat hner exports hayo
increased1 lron abount four mnilhnonns in 1920,
to one hnunblred aind ftnilions in 1 854A. v
Thue deaths by fever in Augu.<ta for tine
twennty-four hours endiang Friday, p. mn.d
wore twvo. For tine monnth ending Sep. fi
tenmnber 30, tine whnole nummber of deaths lI
was 82, of which 50 were biy yellow fever,
Th'lere were seven intermennts inl Sa-.
vaninah on Wednosday evening fronm yeS- t
low fever. 1
Thne Grand Junry of Richnland District, t
hnave madoc a presentnnent reconmnendingt
that the present restrictins up~on thne
Slave trade be remnoved by tine General
Government, and tnrginng tine necessity of
importing a fresh supply of Slaves.
Tine N~ewberry Sentinel in speamkinng of
Dr. Baker's visit to their village says :
On Friday night Dr. Baker- comnnmnced
a series of itevival se'rmnons in tine Piresby
terian Chnurch. His laboura else whnern- e
have beon crowvned with ncess and we C
hope that lie tmay acconmpish much good b
hero. Ijo will contimteO his labours hern a12
fosKaeum..Asdtaan ins,. fdrrn ...
revails, and many are inqiring what
hey nust do-tobe saved. There is an
arnest wann hearted, devoted seviousness
u rhe Dr's. manner which fixes the attei
ion and enlists the feeling of his audience.
l'wenty-two years ago be preached here
ind at the Black Jack and accomplished
nuch good. We hope his present visit
vill add largely to the church of such as
ihiall e saved.
The Sun. in an article headed " Im
orted Paupers and Foreigoera " says :
Attention is being aroused to the fact
hat the European governments are in the
aabit of relieving their poor houses and
rwisos by sending the inmates to Ameri
-a. On the Coitinent, comnon ce nvicts
receive pardon on condition that they pro
:eed to the United States, and it seems
hese convicts experience little dillicuiltv
in obtaining passports from the American
onlsuls in Germany. It is also well known
tit, since the adoption of the Irish Poor
Law, which makes the property holders
yf the country responisible for the poor
rates, Irish landlords, through teir agents
ind bailiffs. clear tiff the paupers 'roin their
.states, by shiping them for Armericai ports
6vith their passages harely paid. It costs
less to send a pauper to the United States
>r Canada, than to support him or her in a
>oor house for a single year.
To desire voluntary emigration of the
iblebodied, or of industrious faniihies, is
>ne thing, and the forcing the refasc of the
ndolent and demoralized population of
B'urope upon us, is a very ditlerenit matter.
Ve are glad to learn, that Secretary Mar
:y has assured the Conminssioners of Eni.
,ration is New York, that the dopartinent
6vill give strict instructions to our Consuls
in Europe upon this important subject.
A letter from London dated September
15th says :
The cholera is committing fearful rav
iges here in the heart of London, with its
vast population of 2,500,000. It is rather
more (arid a good deal more, too) than thet
ardinary disease. It is a pestilence-as
fatat, in fact, as the plague usually has
been in Turkey. The most temperate
habits, the most mod-r.mte living, the
stironget itedical precautions, the greatest
itteintion to cleanliness and ventilation
,ll fail to stay the progress of this insidi
aus devastatioi. Nu decuriptinC ia auke
you realize what ve arc in the midst of.
Within the last twenty days there have
been four ihousand cholera deaths in Lon.
Jon alone, (over arid above the mortality
frmn other ailients,) and this is not half
lie actul number, for all means are takei
to conceal the extent of the evil.
The newspapers appear to have agreed
lint to say a word about the matter, They
ire believed to have adopted this line o
pirocedure at the solicitation of the govern
Correspondence of the Banner.
Letter fa-unaL Colubanhia.
Richlantfd Eecton-Et.rciting Times
-Tnnw imz_-Sny Glas-,-Eic.
CoLVtatmA S. C.. Ot. 9th. 1854.
Mecssrs. .Editors: As we now we ite,
the voting for Senator of Richlatnd
Dlist rict is going on. Since the imm
>rable llarrison and Van Butren cain
paign of 1840, no election has ever
produiced such an exeitement as the
p'resent one. The co'ntest is considered
i very close one ; and every voste wvill
tell." C.olum iibia will probabhly give
'ol. Presto~n a large miajoirit.. Gemil.
Ad(ami's frienid-" contfietly expect the
Guidaden " box to give him sueha
arge vote*, that, it, w ill, whlen cmb ined
w ithi his respetable votet in Co~l umiau
mnd the cont ry pillIs, securme his elke
imin. But nim one knows hii ht ada
asbring tartht andi we awaiit with
-nisiderable nnxiety, the. ''count "on
Wedtnesday next. Oit the. seven candi
lates for the liouse of Riepresentatives,
L is certatin that Coil. Wade Ilamiptoan
Ir. and Capt. W. D). DeSanissujre wiil
>' elected. VWe will forwzard co'imlete
ettirns as stoon as pnossible knoiwing'
hatL the people in every part of the
tate are interested ini the struggle
ow taking place in old Rlichland.
.he issue is on the Electoral nuestin
md thc judgment, of the Capi tat may
me, aLs in times past, an exponent of
itpular will.
Tfhe South Carolina College cotm
'enced its Fall session on last, Amii
ay with a full complement. of stuidents.
'hie graduating class of'54 conisists of
:2 young gentlemen, whose fo~rtiunate
honorn" and "appointment" bearers
'ill have the pleasure of speaking in
he New College Chapel. This bnil
ing is rapidly progressing and when
nished will toe an ornam;ent to Co
WVe were tiitvored, a few days ago,
rhan examination of the plans oif
be Methodist Female College soon to
e erected hero, and which is destined
outvie every other public ediftee int
>wn, in point of beauty and tasteful
ess. Mr. J. Graves is the Architect.
'Te Court (if Comnmon Pleas for
iclanaid District commenced on
londay last, and ensled on Friday,
uis Ihonor Judge Whitner presiding
'he most interesting case tried, w.tq
tie to dctertmine the~ sttus of a girl
aimed as a slave by a getntlemnan of
hester District. It wats contended
y the defenceo thtat the said girl was
iidian and much interest was
lanilfested a to the reunt onr the ,.
al. Dr. R. W. dibbs, who accomnpa.
nied his testimony, with exhibitions Of
skulls, cleat ly proved the girl to be (if
Indian origin ; and the jury returned a
verdict accordingly. Twenty.one
notst of them, sons of the Emeral4 Isle
-were naturalized and niade citizen-s
of this glorious Republic.
We nut, hurry off to see how the
Election is going, and must apologize
for our brief episAtle this week.
For Tax Collector,
The Friends of J. Y. Brunson, annouce
hiri a candidate for Tax Collectoir of Clare.
mont County, a t lthe ensuing Election,
Many Voters.
Oct. 11, 1854 50 tf.
9 L~Mesgrs. Editors:
Please announce Mr. JAM ES McCA L.
LUM as a candidlae for Tax Collector for
Salem, for Eie next terin.
Many Voters.
Oct 11, 1854 50 if
Valuable Plantation
For Sale.
Desiring to go West we of'er our Plnta.
tion for sale prira'ely. lying on Lynches
Creek. only Six iniles from L.ynchburg
Depot. Wilhninuton and Manchesler Rail
Road. The tract contains about 1000
acres, with rome 200 closed in a high state
of cultivation 60 of which is the best
bottom land. A Neat and comoinouli[tils
dwelling. new Gin honse and Screw and
all other necessiry ont buildings. and
fences in good -repair. We hazznrd nothing
in saying this place is perfectly healthy
and in point of productiveness and pu rit y of
water it is unsurpassed by any lan in the
country. Call and see, it will bear close
H. .L. & J. C. McLENDON.
Oct. 11, 151 50 if
A Desirable Residence for
The subs criber wishing to move West,
offers for sale, one of the most pleasant
sitnations in the village; containing about
filty-live acres of land. on which there is a
very comfortable Dwellinf and every ne-c.
essiry out house, all in good repair.
The crop of corn on the ilaice this year,
will yield about live hundntd bulaiels.
Any further information can lie obtained
by addresinag at un ithe premiss.
Sumrterville, Oct. 11, 18.Sl
If All persons indebted tr me either
by note or account, are respecfully solici.
ted to cash the same, as lon!r inidulgence
las been given to manty, and I am averse
to taxing, any with cost.
W . WV. A.
O...L it, 1854 50 tr.
Boots and Shoes for Sle
W. S. W OoW
'lin tfactuirer ada Dealler jam
Boots, Shoes and PL antation
I S5 No chkardsifon S~treet,
Columbia, 3. C.
*AS now on a"u a cmlete- aortment
H ot lhe above artaicles. which are "ffer
ed at the lowest prica's for CA8h or its
iii stock oft Plantationa B rogains is wvehl
wt orthy thec attenltion 01l'inters, conasistoag
01 Mlen's ni.iald and pegged 3r.'gna and
-A L,0-.
A ~enierail asso~rtmaent of Ladiesa, M ese.,
anal Caaadrena's Shoes otf a. cla.ses,
Genat's tine Dres~s, Punaap antal Stitched
1i,, ,s eat hi-, ownt lau aaI'ctu re, to which
lhe annnes ;an enaui.natio:a.
Faaamhu.s of uall de..eriptionai. Fine
F~renich andl Aeinori;a n Ca af Ski as, wmach
wall beo miaide toi order at the~ shotrtest no.
WV. 8. WOOD), 185 Richaardson-et.,
Coa iinmoia, S. C.
Oca. 14, I854 50 af
Head Quarters,
A Court artial, for the trial of all dlefalilters
nt te drill of etlicers, of the 20tha and 4th
Itegiinnents or linary, on 11he 6th inst., nand at
the. Rieview of thr samie ltegim--nta, iln thi-,
day, ia orde.red lo beo held at Sumterville on
Faiday the 20th of OJctob~er nexu.
The court will consist of the fiollowing of
ficerai; Cot. F. .31. Mellett of the 44th Rtegim't.
Pr. s'n:.
Lt. Col. J. D). llandlin;, " i
31aj. S. Leroy Shiaw. 20
Capt. Geoi. 3ltutc hen, a
"Anthonay Vihitet, ii i
"M. E. Al uldlrow, u .
"J. B. N. llammnet, 44
" R. A. Chandler, i Si
"laiham Mloore, ii i,
Maj. J. S. Maaure, Judge Advocate.
Captains of Companies, wvill htave all do.
faulters duly warned,~ ini their respective comn
paies,~l and furnaish the Court with a list of
all dettalters warned, and the evidence of
their being wyarned.
Colonels ane charged with the extension and
execution of this order.
By order of Brig. Gen. Chanidler.
T1. 13. f-RASER&,
Brig. Major.
Oct. 11, 1954 50 if
In Equity---Sumter District.
John Rt. Broughton, 1
Lettia B. Broughaton, &
Margaret L. Ilroughtona,
By their ntext friend,
James Rt. Blrock,4
Epsy B. Brouighton.
IN pursuance of an order in the above stated
case, I waill otter at public sale, on the first
Monday im Novemaber next, at Sumter Couart
Hlouse thtat plantation or tract of land estimna
ted to contain about six shtousandl acres, lying
In Clatrendon county Suamter Dlistrict, at or
near Failton Poest Ollice, belonging to thte en
tte of the late Ed ward Brougiaton Sr., dle.
ceasedl and upon which he residedl at thae time
of his death. Nut to be sold for less thans sev
en thaousand, seven haundreu anid tiifry dollars.
Upon the premiea is a Grist Mill, and a Saw
Mill w hich in not in running oniler.-The
land. lie upona the Wateree Swamp, conlainaing
botha lowv and high lands atad attianis ni Un.
suarpassdi ranlge fur stock of all kinds-the
whole conastituatang one of the iaust inlable
Plantattans ever ulTered for usale in thais li.
TER5)s.-naefourtha prt o( thet purchlaso
montey to be pai d in csml; the babanace payabie
aa one, two and three years with interest lirn
the day of sale, the purchiaser to give bonld nal
persontal security, and a mortgage of the land
for thae credit portion of the sa. pucas o
,la forty degre ieitvh, but so thi.
In sul.tance t at stars are visible throtigh
It'- e narvelouas tales of some niostrun.
rnonlders are nearly as l'ng, and quite at,
easily seen through.
The proprietor of Dr.. Guysot's Extraec
9f Yellow Dock and ar'siparilla, however,
has no occasion to rd.rt to such late.s inl
order to attract public aiten.? on.
The actual cures performed by the ar
ticle. wherever. it is introduced, is the
basis upon which the repntation of this
renedy is fiminded,:oa the litndreds of cer
tificalesnt reneWed hopes, hcalth aid life,
thant are continualhy lowing in upon hirn,
will, will prove. -
93 iumbugs may flourish for a time,
but a remedy munts posseAs rr 'siddl.binal
virtues, to estahlish, the- reputatior that
Dr. G;uysott's Yelote D~ck dnd Naibbpa
ri/Ia has established wler Ideaee o
R See advortiseren. 5;
To the Planters of Numter
We have just received a large STO:K
OF KERSEYS, Pldmsi. Jinsevs,
Blaikets, Shoes, &c. &., to -all of witve
we especi.Illy inviie your altention. We
offer Bargains in thesie goods.
Oct. 4, 1854 4 tt.
Factor and Forwarding
Will give prompt personal attentior to the
sale, or for wurdmg. of Cot too, Naval-store's,
or any otiher prodilce, or to the purchase
and forwarding of Merchandise.
E. P. I IA tLr. Pre~t 1Br' T'. Wilminig
Dr. Tins. if. Wrrr.I-T ton.
0. G. PARSLEY, Pre't 'l B'k N. C.
(en. W. W. IIAULEE, o
McDON.a & CHaWFOso, ""
Col. K. W. CuAI.Es, Dafngtn
G. 1. W. MCCAu., ( Drntn
M~aj. Wu. llA'-NsWORTn,
Joasx J. MoolE. Sumter.
Oct. 4, 1854 49 1y.
CI A R L. E TON, S. C.
ELISHIA ..ARSON, Office, Boyce * (:*
J A E1 M. CAIS0 - Wharf.
Zif Libemal advauces made on Produce
consigned to their care.
October 4, li54 49 tf
So. Carolina--Sumter Dist.,
By IV. L EIWIS, Es.., Ordinary for'said
Whereas, E. B. Davis htath applied t..
mne lor L,:ters of Administration,.oa all aal
sisgular the goods and cha-ttles, rights and
creditors of the late W. S. Wider, of
ah sa-id Dabrict, d:cen.el.
These are, alherehlire, t- rite and admon.
ish all atid singular, the kindred and credi
tors of the said dCeceasel, to be and appear
before mne at olr m-.st Oaarv '6 oirt. or
the said Disorict, to he hiolhht-n at 8S4mter
Court Ilatise U'n Friday the 13th day of
October inst., to show cau0-, i: anlv. whbv
the said administration storid 1'u; be
Given under amy htand ainal --eal. the
41iii iay of (hioje., a:: ahse year
(L. s ] mar Lord, one thonusanad '.ghlt hutn.
dred und fifty.tsour, tanda at thec 79th
year ot Amaerictaninda4eples tence.
Wv. ILE W18 I, o. s. p.
Octobter 4, 1854 4094
Board Meeting.'
rThe necxt renralar maeetmag a: a he Salem
Botard 'a t(unmis4,nrar oa Rotta wvill be
iteldl at Jauies Lownry's an the tird Tues..
.bay in Ue; sher .i't., tt betintg the 17th oaf.
the monith. J. W. XITOCK EY.
Oct. 4 iSM ec'vy anu Tireaa'r.
Oc. , 85 * 49 2L
Mules ! auules ! Mules !
TH'iE gtubscrsbers notify the citaens of
Stumater asnd the aadjnumg; iitricis, thbat
atey3 wisdlasb ins Sumtaervtle Iton thec 10:b4 of
O~ctter proximno, at winach time thecy wal
naI~er tsar sale as tine, tsr ate tineLst lot of
.\ lss ever nTleil tn ahis *aarket.
They wvill be~ gna us *have all those whoa
masy bet int wat tt mautes osr horses, who tare
kmdi of looking- a' flie stock, is ti It uplot)
themn at Cinna'.. llstel. T'hesr oil custo
mer' is ec.peemtily.
Sept. 13, 1S54 46 it.
By Rev. 1Dr. CUna MING,.ot LondoD.
A31E R lCA NS, wish you read thaa n asterly
exposure oaf the 11ysteries-of Romne ?
Prien St
Publwhers, ton. ,
Sept. 20, 1854- 47..w3t
nw H DEST W' VltK ON Tr HIE "HoRsI~
Puhlhshers, Bosjana.
Sept. 'd0. 1854 47 3t.
Southern Quarterly
Persons having buastrnes rebqtion's with
heo "&aouthern Qiaarterly Re:W" will
or the present please address. theIr tm.
numicationas to the publisher, in Columabia,
S. C.,
Oct. 4, 1854 49 *. tf
Old Brass and Copper.
Thte Subascriber will pay '12.2 abnts per
mound in cauh for any qnuntny orold Brass
sr Coptner, deli'vered ati hi* a sh## aedr the
N~ihmtsgton andl Manchaester R. RL4Jcpot
n Suttrvillo.- .. 2 ..,ar
t5hj aaide. 1 el aarthsa( thes & IH,
3$1 34 - ,e

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