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Uaturday Norning, lenrber 16 1866
conlitined durting tlt- conooIII)Hftnoa' 44 iiV
sessiOn of the Legislittie. -
OIr correspoitdent.'s reltion ith
highest sottrces of infornii.i6n, impar
interest to lhis'commu nIIient iQn.
Elertfoss for Judges aid tbaSeelfon.
On Ihrsday last the above om1ee.,
were'ballotted forr with ilhe follo-ing re.
stilt : Law Judges, T. W..DAwFINS.
F. J Mosus, A. P. A taicit ;Ch.
cellors, W.. DJousoN, H. D. Lt.:s.
We copy it? to day's paper t para.
graph on this stbject from a Loiiisin
paper, The indicalions hoer tre the
same as thosa mentioned in Ii. Plan.
ter's Banner,. We cannot howegoer l.
lieve that the negroes will b- giihy of
the stupoonde.ous folly ofan. in turrect ion ;
at leasot in' the up.cotuntrf, where t he
hlbd:k. hnv r intr . . - l , I.,.
longs to their rac- kaa ch-.t
We say "itup1).d4leoST folly." for w ho
could they effrct ? fit J:in ti* ,.r
every negro Aot ovor 40 vr
old has len free from loi hisri I. -where
they had arms it abundance, :tnd where
thelo outtimbered the whitea tin-to one;
their recent insurr-etion resulted in the
murder of,a fpw whites at the oit hrea k,
while now tion nogns ar heing homulg by
the thousand. It. most be born, ino miod
too, t-.at. there wer's only 300 sol(iivrs in
the Island (populatioti near 500,000),
when this *-utlbreak occurred. and liat
the white populattnoi of Jamirka are not
trained to the se.iof 't rims.
With na b l ov.ntage is ono Ihk si'le
of the whitos, The dliqpiity is 1; oe
over two to one. Vie. whites,. men ond/
boys. are arm t. wi I reno/ver,
and are skille ir ns. Our whole
able-bolied no ipulation are reterqn
soldiers of fmir years exp-renoce in des
perate warfare agniityt great odds. The
providence of Gen Peity and Gen.
GiLmoha its caused theorganization or'
companies throughout. the State. In
our District we have four compainies
(WOODwAoDs,.MACVAJC'S,. O-oGAN'S and
McCu...'s9,) each of over 6omo hundred
young men. They are on the alerr, as
Capt. W's order pubbh'liel.i orcolomns
shows. On an alarn each of those
ifompanies would be Aigmentedl. to a
'attalion by those noot now received on L
the company rolls. The Tn't.ed Stats n
troops in the State are thorou gly int
sympathy with us in the aw to..
An.t inanorrect'elo Ioh'n onu
w~oul'l) 1i t an n trun
'Ahthoonoe o t hen. * -r
for alarm in anty oevt, yet it it ov.oV
well to be pr.)ptrfed, anod wve aro gratifiedo
to know that every propiratont neoocessa.
ry has been rmadao; and tht'. our Statie
* police coinpanies, arid the othier organi
zahlon, will. be on the alert . until our
Militi# is thoroughly orpenized anud a rm.
We can also say., that if the negroes
attempt any lawlenonesso itn thiq rpart or
theStae, Majo Genoeral A Als wj
leac the a lssontheoy will ntso
CoN~vt.fc~ oF rESTIMONY.--G)nhra
Grunt in his report of operations at rhe
mnrrt-ntder on theu 9.h ot Apr il lirttika~o
o' the following lainguage :-.- - ... .
"Gon. Lee's great iiolo'oe r troAgh.
out the whole Soultho cr'osedc hoh vh vple
to be followed, end to-oday. theo rA htf.) a
that the armies lately undoehr his loe.o~ i
ehip areat their7 es. dea'rinig peac$ '
and Sgr, ;;:eo~n
tion in Newv Orleai.for,the p'rb(out
enonohAgin~g thew editivatlitn oaf c. ot)b
advinoinrg planiers adequate .awau<~ I >
cultivato their lands. '
COLUMBtIA, Dec. 12,- 1865.
Dfar New.: A warm fire and Aheer
fil [igit ofTetnpttions to write too.
Sgt to, b resisted, so your cortes.
r -u iii t i. -i .ne t akes
It. -- . dtlv ait work to
h -:,.;tt intn to Cable
th1m t1 Le ago bonm- inl tiie for the
C1 rist was ho dl ay 's. Sice Il he ie-ws of
th'e laik; week(.I from Wachington, there
tpreurs- to oa feeling of a pat hy except
oil 4 i't O iI n r It j' ets lierlhat ps. In tle
Semnite. n Tive'ly .lseviiA'oi took place
veiterluq on a reotitiition from' the
House, asking that 'rv -tb o joii th1e-m in
an election lor three Law Jidges. The
debate was lentigtliv and holly maintain
vd on both sides. Sono of the objec.
tions urged were, thit. the improbability
of otnr-restoratioon to the Union, render
ed he. filling of the offilees tinnec.s-attry
1tnd isless.-,as there wvoilll Ie' nothing
For hin to do. Aid ico moar tielatinis
Lo the Government, .*.t vere so ttncertaini,
It the impove-ri lied conlition of tile
aste dmaw ntled itat. no nnnecessary ex.
pt'i)Ses shitoi I -I, iirred. On the
ther haind it, was maintAined that the
"(ntfi- nce h.-tween Governor Perry
Ild i -'Gti.rg ( T'ilmoire, had settiled the
me"-jtit inti to ti' gvtrmieit.
SA bit.-n. A ohe being at length
dkein. it wais resI4olved to hold otectiutns
'r t' t ir-e J.dges #tn -Thursdty next,
mti ilinl('Ili:iLIl' thereafter pr)'eed to
be( -lec't itm of l wo Chancelt ,ra. Thie
ull ,%,n.mirer< of Gw't Kershaw will
W. sorry to ,i'arn thtll' hItms w'ithdraw-n
li-A lVA1n WAs ramlidat'- !;or Cifuneellor
tr o it hot ho ..(d - t at titianin
Ill m1114. 'dy give I . Pemle of the
- ' i ..tplrttiit of tis. ifying their
ita upiirecin.tion of his worth. In a v
lOSition Ie woldl- mahiiiteitn a ime es
nhilifed ai eutdlared to the Stat e in
be' records of the past. A bil to amend
li. patrol law had a second reding to
Il v. It. p,-ovidos hat oni every plaitti.
Ii i 'loluyitng'tn or I ire hdi, a per.
ron shai bIemployied, cmIlilpent to ex.
:-rise mi.trol 'i ; imti ihe owner be.
itgl ) Cli phiife of pe'rforming stich
I nt.7.tde thereni hitrise1 f. The ptir.
,Ose it; to protidle a siftluieit patiol
rce for the State. Ti commitee ott
etrenchimeut, rppoinited in the Howse.
lnde their report yesterday*, I) Il- Cot)
ider,'d io-dav. Theiy rcon(nieind't a re.
itetion of salariesof 'eruiin iolHers, also,
hat man ity ap itpropriations 1 sisptnded
his year, some of the most inportant. of
which I qtote. as follows: A ppropria-.
in for Free Schools, Military Acadoe.
liem, Sov:i Carolina Colleges, A dju.
ilt iid inspector Generi. Quarter.
ater, Qaratne Law atnd Post Py.
ician, and for Comptroller ' Geteral
jis thoght i a htarid fight will be made
I f'u cr ofge'ittiing i thel .tflfaeof .\dji-.
ii nod 'e Inypolert Genui.tehm had('.itp.
TP.ior.-' It' be)1 .st ricken out from antnual.
pi"In jit i itt. htIioifore maidel--certainl
om!li-. 'mbIra mya ithleaggriegateamunmof
11 60,0002. In telint-soi to A4ilitary Acaede
lii's, t htugh t he Governor in his mes
age' r'commtends thtat they be made
elf-iipporting,' thle Honiso to-day
aessiid a resouiiolstn.propriatig *5000
'ir their beniefit. .A me'ssage (No. 2. Qf
lie Const itutional Guternor,) wvas read
o the houses to-day. Among other
iihje-cts of interest, lie stattes that an of.
er has been mad ' to lease the Oolumnbia
atial for innufactpring ' purposes He
Jso States that the availa ble wvater pow.
r of Columbia -is greater than thdst of
.,well or Lawreniow, Massniahnsette.
rhdhe is no reiusoin that It. should not be
srgei bnd mioriI prohtsprog Itan either.
This statement ail'orjean 4xcee'dinily int.
e'rstinag an~hject for stinIdy and investi.
iutionl,'in connect ion witi' the rebuilding
f our 'Com erce andI - Minufietarea.
rouir oorrspondenm find'L very little of
>cal interest'to. Commnunicate. There
avo been nio'Nonkhern toi s for a daf 6r.
wre, so we htaj nothinig -late fro
Vahtgo. A oqoeisional sale ot
ruken down Governet, stock forms
one of the few ovcasions of interest in
the neighboihood of tlhe acnampus, An
ustonishing fact is, that seh dliapi dated
syecimens Qf what were once horse-flesh,
now bones, dops not sieem to imipede th'e
renlinessq ofthe sales.
neli. Mily, ma1d) a -- to the
diSconitented fred inat of KIigoeflld, trV
ing to pi-rsitade lhm t liat their ideas of
re vi ving lanids were erroinous. .It is
said he- failed to impress them an4 came
away a thormighly disgusted and it is
hopd a -wiser nian.
It is a matteir of Sitwere congratula.
tion-that the trains on t'he Sooth Caro
lina Railrond run to.Hlampton's, within
six miles of Colimbia. May the cheer.
ing sight soon bo presented to us, of
trains running into town.
'Ntono INSUnncrtoN is1 TO ni
Dn:A DE.- lrom various direct ions
there come earmest forebodings of insir
The .Planter's- B3anner, (La.,) of the
26th. has the following
Front our oliiervatious we are satisfied
that thern is anlinfernal influtce at work
upon the negrobus sontewlhere, that. is uirg.
ing them on to thir ult.imate ruin.
Where lo they get. all their dlonts alumit
donations of hand,'ho'eMes. mies, etc. ?
WV~hy this sillen retusl to work at nv
price, or to imriko conricts to work ?
Why this increasitig .h: red to tihe la ii
holer antd the white tman. Wh this
inirdinat e desire to v'ote, as ihough that
alotno would secure bread antd clthinig?
Why. since they have their libert v, are
they so unhappy aind] di-atisified ?' The
negroes in this cotuntrf were never so
unhnppy, so dissatisfit and miserable as
they now are. Why these combi
nations amotig negroes and these pledg.
es not to work' for 'South-rn men, eveni
for wages ? Why Ihese midnight assem-.
blages of negroes in s-ome of our ieigh
boring parishes, by hundreds in one; As.
semblige, nearly a thosnud, in one
instance, with renegado i'hite umen for
a1 visers ? 'htere is deep.. secret, damna
.le rascality somewhero in Cinneclion
Withi this unfortunmte and misguided
The Virginia Legislature line met at
Riehmond. Johd B Baldwin. a strong
Uthionist before the'war, but nevert hieess
a meniber of the Confederate Congress,
was chosti Speaker. Tho Goverior's
message wns read. Ue save the State
owes $41,000.000, mid has'*T,000t.000
(of avaihible uetets. The interest. dle on
January 1 is over $6,0110.000. He re.
comiends a tax upon thie oyster butsi
ne.ss, and the sle (of the State interest
itt railwn vs, whih might redue ti (lhdt
by $15.00 ()00. lie think. hot little
legislation is reqnired concerninig freed
inI, n1nd advocates their admission to
the courts on the samne basis as white
persons. The repeal of nsury laws is
recommended, and the rnesshge closes
with An exhorttation to support the Uiion
in the payment of taxes And every other
TTim JUnortN.XTa OF- Wa31Yx.-In a
conuversa tin I once held with an eminent
minister of the cim rch,. he made thins 'i ie
observation : ''e will say nuothing of
he way'in which that sex usually cotn.
duct an agtinment; butt the intuisfw/g
m~ents'of women are often more to the
relied uipon then the 'concltusions whieb
we reaceh hv an elaborate piroce~as of rea
soninig. N.o matn that has an ittlligemn
wife, or iS acpuistomeiid to the ' SOciety of
edidEited wvomeni, will dlispute this. 'imes
wiV hint number yoEii must have ktnownt
th.'nito decide qtiestionseon the itnstant,
an;b with unerring' accurascy, which von.
had been poring over for hours, perh'a ps
with '.o oter result than to find yonr
self getting~ deeper and deeper inuto the
tangled nmaze of diffeictties. .It were
hardly generous to allege that they ne.
hieve these feats lesi by reasoninig than
ai sort of sagacity which approximat es to
the sure instincts of the -ani :al .races;
and yet there seem to he. somo ground
for the renmark ofn. wittv 1rench writer;
that whe'n a tman hnii toied, step by step,
up a flight of stairs, its will be stirs to find
a wognun at 'he to p;.but, she will tiot.
able to tell howv she- got; there. HI
she got-there, hgwever, is of littletm~
nmenit. IUthe concluisions a- wonueu4has
reach'ed are soiund, that isa~Ill ayecon.
corn. 6s. And that they are vetlv apt
to be sound on the practi~eel mayerg of
domestic and secular life, noUing bit
prudence or self cotnbit cant. prevent na
fr aknowledgi'r~. Thit inference,.
thrf innioh ,j.e, thht the nian
wip tlpks it bet ajled dignitho f take
comneel' with an inthl t *ife~ atnds in
hjewIs light, and bha'tys ,shat lick of'
ndgi ti which tte'gettiy attributes to
Spain .has withidra wn her interferenco
in Chilian affairs.
St t-plyvns. the Fniin 11'u~d Centr-;
,as not. been enptured.
Cotton. bro-alm tifIf., and provisions are
1unchianiged. ConsolA 891.
WASHuIsTo, Dec. 11. -In the !en
ate Mr. Wilson presented a petition
from titie colored peopl of th Dist rict of
Coluimiia, askinig the righto. of sufirage
Referred to; the cotniitte on the District
of Coltiu bia.
Onl 111ot1ion >f Mr. Fessenden, tliht
part of the President 's messa'ge relating
to finances, was reforred to the flainnce
Mr. Morgan presented a petition of
New York merchantvs asking the resto
ration of certaiin lighat4 on tie coast of
Bills vere presented for confirming
land titles granted by Gen. Slocntn to
colored nien on Sea tslaid is- winter,
and to estlablisah a lining burean.
A reol-ttion was introdut-illig
ypon th, President. for what inforni ion
he has respecting thi ocetipaniey of Mjexi.
A comniittee was appointed to aci.
with the II mse committee on thei anb.
ject of the-dse-1t h of President Lineoli.
IIn th1e- House 01h1 principal1 busniness
was the appoinitmet. of committees as
follows : \ilitary rnii rs, Mr. Schneck;
Naval Affairs. Mr. e ,o Af.
fatirs. Mfr.Iuk:Cnnr, it
A comnit tee i the denth of Presi.
dlit liico' I was alo app0;bited.
Mr. Wiashhnrn, ehnirmani of the com
mercei' comitteet . olfered a resolution
making an .enrmstL declaration against I
.i monarchical disgise in Mexico, aiId
ot6retng. tIliL cmittee ol Fpre-igi
A itirA as to what mesrps are ncissa.
ry (it the part of the ITUited State s tn
restore to the people of Mexico their
right as n r saibliens n g'eisrnment.
A resohution wa1s introdniteed to nllo'w
onl the flos:r of tho T-ouse gieteimers of
Sinsiteis litie iii rebellion, 1n1 diring the
disensciio ot their admission, it requir- i
Ing a sitepension of the rides to.he voted I
for, the resolitist Was not conistiered.
SeverI l i amwhnns to tihe Con sti
tiori ofthe United States were introdne.
IVAn1GtNoons, .Dec. 10.-ajor Gvn.
aiognin was, for a luwg Lime, in consulta.
tioti with Secsetary Seward yestorday,
On the subject of atffairs c6nnected with
the Mexican MiAsion. #
Whatever truth there may bn in ihe
recently plllised rumors, respecting
the. Presidient.'s conltemple~stedRctionl with
regsard tot the Sisithertn States, it is well
knoiwin lhre that. hi' acts oin all the cases
aiTheting restoration as they arise,. ansd
this, while eniga~gad i that work, is the
,best expts-nint of his own pojicy. No
one bingt authorized to declare what
&Jiirse he will purs in the future.
W hngtod ies
WVAstiNorhoN, Dec. 10, 1865.
*ilIE JOINT RE80LUTIoly ON RIcoNSfTRUC
The psobable actioti of the Senate on
the Joint resoluitiotn for reconstrncti has
be'en the snhject ofgneral comment in
hotel lobbies anid on the treets for seve
ral dlays. Of conrse nothinig -positiveo
Osat hi' knotwn in the matter.;. but, theIJ
general tenor of public opinion here he
dPeidiedly adverse to. its Ainal pasha#
e fict that the measuro ' will faIl &o
.as the Sentate unless materielly mo~di
dis generally coaleded.: Many
publican represenatatives voted for te
Stevens' resolution without. givin the
sublject much4hought or atteni~io' who
en refle~tioA, htavy deeided to n their
peraottal indu'ence to.pre.vent I, assage
in the Senate. The 'Preside is ores
aug. hasymade s ew revelatio ~o them.
Thasy are hiere with the honestltention
of voting for the'nwiemues calenlag.
The allellopenin~he nattq to
Iit rrow. Snators Doiolittio, Trunbull
ind other will not hesitato to arrv them.
ves agaiist tio resai'tio v in the
't sel Many other are' pledged to-dh
;6 duriig the couf-se of the debate, m.4
Jhe result wili be the disagreeme'mnt of- the
senate to the Honse resolution, al it
)roposed amendment that will leave it
ihorn of objections, if not of vitaliLy.
It is generally believed here that the
mPdicals have resolved upon pl'aytnga
lesperate game, but the precise dodge
%greed upon hAs not been divulged.
hne believe that, failing to carry out
ihe proposed joint resotion, and there.
)y,paving the way for keeping all the
3oothern States out of the Union uti il
ifier another President ial election, they
vlii nrndertake a basis'of representation
rom population as now provided for'in
he onastimttion, to that of representa
ion-according to thei nimber of votes.
Il'is woul entnil a hainige of thie Con
ititution, but the radicals would unques.
i6iably vote. as one man to keep all
hose States ont of Congress until- this
,onstitutional amendnoit was passed
y them se'spectively. A few days wil.
levelop their policy.
ANTAnINItIM OF TIE MKS8AOE AND
rit.: RAICA..-The extreme Ridiens
: me h'ere with th d..t eltmination oftrent.
ng the Sont hern States .as out of thi
Union.. This wits the theory npot
xvhich they based their action at thie.pri
ate Catunses on Friday and Sattrdiy,
ioth at Stevens' and P'omeroy's roonis.
It Wvas at. those private meetings that
heir plans of operiltioi w,''re marked ont.
[r was there th't they deetded to secure
he passagef tie joint resolition ap.
oiltithg a joint - committee on ri'
-econstrnction. While I tvhey pretended
0 provide thiat the credentials of thi
3outhern inembiers should ie tSwnt 11)
hat commit tee, their reul rlan wia, as
eon as the Setnate coisente-d to the joint
Ominittee, to pass a resolution deelarinwi
hint there were noSonthern States o
11) represeted. and dispome of the cre
lentials of Southern members in that.
'rn. The first, part of the programme
Vas carried out - through the cauctis oni
aturlay night..while the other portion
s -only held in dhil hackgrouid await
ng th action of tite Sonte on the first.
[his. thIn, laves ty) donht that' their
ntions were it) treat thn Southern
tates as having lost, all their rights ai.
Itch by the rebelli')n, and , were only to
to treated na conquerel territory, or
ome imuexplo.red regin, subihject to all'
tie nlaitihibitions by Congross i regard
1 every local interest, as in those in
tomwei. Thisi fiaca y nud)eniabin.
'hoir progranie, wai it a fair way of
(ling vuccessful when the Me'sage" of
ure.ideit -lohnson makes its appearalcO
nd itaid of arguing tilat tie States
re really out, he proclaims that a State
an ni'i ihe- secede. commit treasion,- nor
hield I'--:ton in its citizeis. He thietn.
1 1s11b'4 .:144b. argnes thtt thle Sotherm
; s e o '- mnch in the Union as they
ver .- 1 . wd i. was'only necesciry for
-ei :-' 'omanize their State .gor
-e r their Senators and
- . . to be entitled to a rep.
Congress.' His argu.
nof lead to thieconclusiotn
he i a ine t as much right in
on gte- asNewv York or Pennsviva
a.---Wahing~ton Corresp~ondence ? the
VJew Yor-k -Herald.
TWVO8TORY FRA ME HOUSE BUILD..
INGd 40 by 18. The builiding Is in.
td1 mile from town. Apply-ab this of
Os- .s do 16'85
j"31' (2000) thousand bushels Psetit
L. ulf Cotton Seed. Aaddess
deo 18'05-2* Chqstiec, 8. 0.
- - N~oio,
[IILL, be , a4-' at Pubhlio AgotIin, bn
*Thu Ay 28th inslanit, at te
.la'ntetlon late-of Mrs. Wilkes, 2 miles
rom W oro, on the Peay's Ferry Rload.
r tenstle of s~ltsai n '.m tiuon,.
C01 N, FODDER, PE.A8, &0, &C..*
nd one Bay Mis. *
Termas cash. Sale 'to commence at 1I;
.M. . 8; E. PM11TM. Agont.
dee 14'84--2awf2w. a
Taghiona 1*Aes aig
118. J. I1, ELLIOTt is expeoting 'a
N.Lfrst class dress smaker, a,d-will oar-..
y on faship'nable dyees making in th* batse
lent of her tesidence. Shme huue. almo just
pened aonat and ftu iQnable seleofion of
11lWbo Delihnes, y nih Mer-Itses Silk
'opilns, lask' ad rea.dt 'Debtlges snd.
hlack Alapaesi, Also, gg bite KhdQloves,
IQihlFr, ant) Dress Trimmings, which ese
nill take le1 ur is ahewin'g- to her pit,
iens' de 0*'5--2wI