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Our readers willobue tit# t ot
furniture offered at "private sale."
BACOT & Riv ucs afvertise .1am,
Our failure for two days cons1'ecut1v ely
to reee'ive our Columbila exchange has
deprived us of acce 6 to the laist two or
three day's proceedings of. the Legisla.
MOt. Ziuo.. Insitute.
In or pubiIti6t of th'e advertise.
fuent of tlis instituition in our last issue
several errors was perpetrated which
we cheerfully iasunie for the office.
The tuition in French will- be foiwl
* to be 10 doljAre, and the Contingent fee
Thelast clause regulating the charac
of payments sas itiadveltently omitted.
An orthg1a*hical errot was also com
We caY itte non to the revised no-.
We lay before our readers to-day an
epitome of a debate in our legislature,
bpen this measure.
Probably in tIe whole range of ques.
tions affecti'g our internai *economy.,
there is not olie of'aieh pniversal applica
bilitv and intevest is this, for tiere are
few individuals intire cmnrlirnity not to
- a greater or less extelit eiiibraced ei ther
in thte lists of creditorsvor debtors.
This debate .s reported. condensed
and involvtpl as it is, and almost lope.
Yessly obsenred in the nYists of a parlia
inentary jargon is about fia luminons a
statement of the qulestion A. we hav
been able to extract from. tire meagre
outlines of proceedings as presented in
It is a most delicate problem, to sur.
S fiound the debtor with seenrities and
to relieve dhe former without sacrificing
the latter. Capital and 'cedit and colla
terial agents are of a gensitive na tiure
and commonly will not be' promoted-by
legislative interference with thei boufi.
We presume it has before this become
a law, but until we know its exact shape
and provisions, we. cannot avoid a little
solicitude as to its efficacy.
G,. B. F. BUTLE.-Mir. 1Hurst, of
Nonfolk county, qffered. the following,
which was laid upon the table':
TVherees, It is cirrently eported and
generally believed "that the celebrated
Hudibrastic Qeneral B. OF. Butler js
about to tafreohare of this military
dlepartmnent with powere ektraordinary
Resolved, Thaef.Natevbr money ma
remain in (h# tfe Treaury' be imm
dia teiy divided amnon'g thes widows an
orphans of deceased soldiers. and con*
tiers be~ dispatched to the various coun
ties reg~nesting the people to siecrateo
ilaid' ond the tabhin -
PRAIR'E OF AiLL THE, A RMIE3.--f n.
Grant closes his report with the follow
It has been mny fortinne to see the ar
inies of b~thi the diWest and East fight
battles, and, from vhat I have seen, I
?cnow there is< no" (iference 'in their
fighting qualitie. "A li that wvas pvssi.
ble for mos todQ ih. bb'1 they have.
done. The Western armies commenced
their battles in theu' i~ppi Valley,
- ad rceiedthefin ~ ~tder' of'th's
remnan of ta prny ppposed
to themi in Northa: ri, 1he ar
mies of the Es -oned: their bati
tles on the river from 'whiceh tihe' atny
of thePoe, and re.
ond too a4
and t crimuiQ '.
adeither seto aldi
Alhv rodrecord, anda
451 elcogauat hm
each other! for having dolte thei'r .flI
share in restoring the supremacy of the
-law over everv foot of territory belong.
in a!;Afnited $t 'tItAW. Lot I rem
aO rpetual pence and. harmony
Wii ~ enemy whose nmnhood, how
Oter ken the canus, drew forth
itich hnrculea'n deed? of'valo)r.
The Secretary of War I-s issuied or
drhrs ncepting the resigiiation of Mnajor
GUn. Q. A. Gilmore, to take eftect 1)c.
5, and that of Brigadier-General George'
P. Este, to take effect on the 4th inst.
The oedldr recently published honora.
bly niust.-ring out of servico Major.
General James H. %Vilson, at, present in
Georgia, has been revoked by the War
Thie Lonisiana Legislatre has elect.
ed, as United States Senatores, Randall
Hunt. and iHenry Doyer, of Alexandria,
who, before the war, was a United
States Judge for, the Western District of
The whole number of ileaths by
Cholera .in France yas 1,020.
Earl Dudley, just married, gave hi
bride a diadem valued at 150,000.
It is stated that Mr. E. H. House has
realized $20,000 as his share of the "Ar.
rah Na Pogue" profits.
The first part of Napoleon's second vol.
une of the "Historie de Jules Caesar" is
The trousscas of the 'Duchess de
*Mouchy cost $400,000.
Mr. Washburn, of Illinois, intro
dnced a resolution for An adjournment
of Congressi over the holidays This
was, after debate, amended so as to fix
the timo -from the 20th of December
to the 'tl of January, and it palsed.
The Montaiir Post, of October 28,
says : "Last week'the queen trophy of
the Inomiituins w0' found by De Foe &
Co., in Deadwood Gulch. h'1l1 mon
ster nugget weighed fourteen and a half
pouni. avoiriiupois, and measures in
length nine inches ; in breadth, two and
a half inches, aid in thickness one 'and
a half jeh. $MWor'orth WX500'
dollarit in greenb1cks." *
The condition of Jefferson Davis at
Fortress Momroo is , reported to be as
comlfortablo as captive's dani be. Mr.
Dauvis enjoys good fiealth, and has fecili-.
ties for exercse and rtoreation.
Tio important cuieh were about to'
be adjndicated by the Supreme Court of
the tt'nited States. The first involves
questibn as to wh'tlher the.Presilent's
pardon remits the sentence -of forfeiture
of co seated property 'anid reinstates
the oEher in all Wns rights thereto.
Th'is cnsq is now, before .the Court.
Th secod case involves the cotistitu
tionality of the act of Congress prescrib
' test oati. The latter question
eented in'a few 'days.
-Orle~Ads Picayune et
coissolatory anid encois
the~ sympathy of ouar
rtunatef tbat the S
of the Senaf'e is .withbo
keeper-of tihe House
arms, -the~ Secretary of the Senat
Clerk of the House ate both on grutches.
Despite these inisfoiftunas, thie'p gentle.
nm'n all provq very efficient, capable,
and iteceptable Qffieers.
An Englishrian. in India hs sold his
anughter o'f fonrteeni years of age to a
seventy year old gabob $orshis harem.
The parents reailize three thousand ru
pees for the infamous bargain.
Official reports.'just, published show
thgt itt North and Northwestern Arkan.
esgjk ~eve ureg~g undred thousand in
div4&lly (o 'wdows, 'decrepid
p Id 4tr $h'~o have bebn
,a'k~r beot las e ly sprung up' rt
osiat 4 rp swe la'ij 4
pg etr hkaowlegeiJ.
' ith'; 6t di ty is our tnorhiligt
oao~t~~# a ntt otf religio it
4~$ itoo a 14k of
rFoR Tit NEWS.]
The Wleckly Record.'
tor :-I have just received
the 5 visit of this new candiditto for.
ptl Jfavor It is a large double
sh8 eantifully printed on white pa
per, itedby-Messrs. F. t. Moot, A.
M,, $U. S. hin), and issued weekly
ron o. 18, avite Street, Charleston.
Kn gigtho Editors personally, as I
11(i, Awas prepared to see somethinig
goo the line of journalism, but 'did
not JCt, inl these timles, anything on
so I e a scale-a paper so woithy of a
pae it all firesides.
IN Moon is a graduate of Charleston
Coll e, and to e-xtensivo literary -at
tain -nts, has added a fine store of gene
ral a practical knowledge. Ile haf
not ,11y travolled in his own country,
but 11s, on two occasions, visit'd En
rope. le has walked the strects, wor
sip in the Churches, and seen th,
objec of interest, in'London, Liverpool
Paris tc., andi has spqnt some week
imid to ruins of- the "Eternal City.
HIe i: ertainly prepared to disCours
enter tningly to the home-circle.
M Binn is not only well edu
ated but for the last ten years, ha
been onnected with the editorial de
part nt of one of t he most popular an
ihlv nulucted Dailies in the Soth
i n Live talent al aptitude for writ
ng. I -fati;liority with the literature c
,he ti es, his lotig experience, and1 tin
iring ndtistry, 're 'the sure pledges
mcce in his present enterprise.
'Ih e gentlemenare both comparativt
y yo ng, and having written upon the
anne , Ercelsior, will certainly bear
rium~haqtly through the, campaig
]pon which they have entered.
The first niqber gives us a pleadm
Variety, tastefuily arranged. On th
irst pago we have the Political-a we
ligested R-.cord of tei latest news
map o0hur National and State politic
Thelaecond page is devote.) !to ti
Mscellanenim- a'beautiful tae of Eas
ra lifo, with other good things. Otn ti
next e.we have the RCligious-uol
ufik pkge h oceupied with editori
natter. The introductory address wi
ertainly win hearts. Its wooing
nanly, aid earnest. That. the edito
lo not intetid to ho prol;x atndi snporil
s indicate'd hv the fact that their five C
inhns contain more thin',thirty artick
On th11- sticceeding pge there isnan
'rom tho'hurche. To this (lopartmen
ill the branehles Of the Christiant V3hurc
tre cordially, welcomed. Afler thi
here are the PIetical, tli P fomte, an
Domestic departmeits, each well stoCe
with approprinte reading. . The has
page is Commercial. Here- among.
>ther thiugs, there is a full atid satisfa
ory statiment of Charleston prices cm
rent--orth t.he entire cost of th
~Tow ti fine double sheet can be al
Rd wedkly for *4.00 per aunm, o
ofor 'six months, is a problei
*h the j-oprietora mist sove. Si
W)tcimInG copy. at lhe .Post oflice
nnsbor4', leave 'yoir .'names aw
tioney, anid thtis amniabbi and excollen
amily friend will s~ooni be present t<
hold converse with you.
Wintnsbioro', Deem'ber, 1:65.
,The Lotdon flram~iner htinks a grga
change has certaitily come Mer te poli
tical htabits of Napoload the third
Some years back lie evi nced rent eager
ness to' meet his .brother overetgns
He besunughd',ersonal inte lews, and
went ont of isj *ay to find hem. Hi
was fQ$d e congresses, C venlt~
diplodiatic iMetings which u . to
the world a tting. But he we
to have beco~ . ase. He
seems to thi44 'that there is
either to lea to enjoy in
converse wit -his brother
He kq .longe 'seeks. their irt, t
parea for their bit.,
Majot--en G. mi.th a the
istient Exp Coampany' ngi
The bill lms, gone hrgggh several
changes . As fepo b the donmit-,
Leo, it altoweud all debts to, go to judg.
ment, atyl did not opprete is to dobit
contiacted sino May, 186'. This bill
was anieided by, Mi. ijhatdson so as
to do away with sonie. of the provisions
which ielioved it.jlrt1y of its injustice,
and it was thohi further Amended so as to
-rinke it.'imply and purely i bill to pun.
ish the creditor for dalring to have faithi
in Owhe honot.v of man; At; this stage
Mr. Lorti ofi'ored an .nmendment giviwg
creditors the rightto sue in the Stte
Courts, if their dObtors should be sued iti
tile Courts of the United States. -Thid
wais agreed to,. but, on the nekt day, k
was ;trickii out, and the bill having
been amenled in various,; ways, Mr;
Youmee.'anis moved that all except the. en.
acting clauisle should be stricken out,'and
thai. I.le old Stav Law should continde
in force until i.he adjourimiemt of the
next Legislature, but tint creditors
should be allowed to go to jndgment.
' ia clo--e vote. the Honso re'fused to
laY this amiendn w (nt on the table, and
a, jotreued inediatelv thereafter. This
inorninr, this ni atter being under con
Sideration, Mr. Dawkins said that he
went na far as any m1an to protect the
debtor, providl'd t.hat can be done with
out injury to the creditor. Heo, there.
for'e, offered ai a-nendment. which wo1ld
* protect ihe debtor, 'nl.b'y the operation
of which the creditor would refrain frotu
sning. This imendieit provided that
the creditor should pay in advance. By
this Lhe debtor Nwas protected, while th
creditor'was also protected by being al
,f owed to go tojudginont, though forbiA
den from making levy and sale. Thi
amewtidhnetit whs accepted. Mr. Mul
lins then moved to strike out.all exceli
the continunttion of the old Stay Lav
r Mr. Campbell said this is the first stel
t towards repudliation. I f the peodple can
not pay itl at depreciated currency, the:
will never be willing- to pay. Wa
eve a school boy better able to recit
after a holiday, or was a debtor eve
- eniwre able to paf after an indulgeuce
11 Does aiy one doubt. that it ip at violatio1
of principlg? Alter fouir days discio
sion has iot the Hoit come back t
.. the worse frained la.w o. the Statuit
e Book-a law which carries absurditir
t. ofi its face ? eDoes any man doubt the
ie wi are doing wrong ? - It is oxeciute
bringing up' p'pulir clamor. Is not ti
whateis legally mid politically good, thi
11 i- the peoplo of Matrion District.
i The matter is, at bes't, one of doibtf;
xpdmiency--he thought, of creal injAry
bU. in, any mat.ter, avoii of donbtful P.,
' pedieuicy, lie pr(eferred t.adhlere to prie
5 Mr. Mullins Pair that to acense hin
ofabeing influenced by popular ciio
WRs to do him -rots iniustiCe. - fth
hill passed as originAINv tepo ted, b
)'poplIe wonld re*arI it. is ,a' ltw vr
h .hll, and th iA9ne' would be made etth
is next election. 'The Witte, by hr ow
d action. had taken away the property i
d sives; if it lot-proor that she shq41
t give the fortner o*ire. time to pay
Sdeha? If the Courts shonld be open
a panic would 'fnasqe. Tn his a
believed ia rdAk tio eessary'.:
Mr. Camphall said iti reply, a'
other things, that he effort . I A
madnh to carry th%. mleasuire by elo nieba
h;,ibit is a par& of thin phihos,.hv y
- maturo. that ench steps lead .Anal
r ly to Pepvundiath~i et is attempted 4t
caeerrv the Stay taW !y clamor in fayp
fthos e h fonght arnd stufl'ered for'niu
Iftwould heneftit themn, lie would bc
alsposedl to make some sacrifice, but he
behae rit wouh1 do them wrong..
tGeneral Buitler said that thin gentle
manarged ikea ridnta
.an agriculturist. As a lawyer his. argi.
ment is unnswerable,' but great ques.
Lions of public policy ,rise superior to
these considerations. ;
Tiri BRtN-F'ITS OV ADyRNITIING.-Il
arnswer to-. correspondenit the Ne*'Yorli
7lNiune states that It istre as rote
that a Boston elre at who has a
ality~ now before i4public is' p 't
that etablishm -ij0a'yeqrfe
o do Jp
je - bid pre
e pheoa s
!pd ej '
in~ agr Jenkins of
MtpIno I5GYLE, De 4. -Governef
Jenkhis wa uguraed here it nouni
to (iay. In his adt&ess to the Legisla.
ture ho says there Wil her'e "ot6 f le' n'
conflict between the Consittutiorr of
the United States and tlif ConiWtiution;
of Georgia, and the laws- Of the United
States, will be supreme. H1e paid a
handsome tribute to the god conduct. of
.1h6 negroes during the war, and says they
must be thoroughly protected in. persoii
aa'd property, and havethi - right to en
ter 'the Courts. They are the best
worl-ing class, and their late owners the
best employers in the world. He re
vicked the condition of the State insti.
tWtions, nAd says that even the light'
takrs will be burdensome; but hopes by
& .aytem of good management that th6
p6ople may not suffer. At the close of
the address Provisional Governor Joln.
son handed the great seat of Georgim to
Oovernor'Jenkins. "Who took the oath,
and was then declared by the 1?resident
of the Senate the constitutional Gover
ior of Georgia.
WASlINoTON, Dec. 14.-Tn the'
Upiied States Senate his morning, Mr..
Foote offered the usual resolutions of
respect on tile death of the late' Senntor
Collamer, of Verimont, and several
t other Senators joined in payng a ttibute
of -respect, to the memory. of the do
Tie following are the'Comeinittee ap.
pointed by the House to take into con
s siderition tho condition of'the so-calledi
a Confederato States: Messrs. Wash
r burne.% orrell, Gride, Bingham, Conck
ling, Boutwell, Blow and Roilgers.
The House resolved that all papers<
u which may be oleryed upo'n the condi- *
tion of the so-called Confederacy, be
a referred without debate.
No members shall be admitted from,
d any State or States. until Congress'halr
decrA anall ;tpaa h.. ai nf l-n.
11 entilted to representation:3 Seieral eu-.
n logies- were deljverel on the deeth o6
Official information received. at ta
State Department annoinced *that Ore.
gon has ratified the Constitutiion
r Later from Washligton,
WASIKINOTON, Def l6.-..xgQov
a Corwin. formerly U. S.. Senator from
9 Oho. :'Id late Minister to Mexico- is in
a dying conditWi.
1 A proposition *ill be introduced in
Cdigfress soon t6 tft - A f dhe y Th .
tkton City charter in order to get jid
of the question admitting he. negres
t t-the right of suffrage 'here.
.Thoi exican Minister has ec 4
~ antelli ine from Mexico to the 40oth.
. ~' ook Montegey, b'ut *a's com.;
evacuate the place-by astrong
- ~ conmmcrela...
.~~,YoRK December 14-- to '
efour (usand 6ales, at '5(1
Ae'per' pound. Naval stores qmt.
(cts left..npo, -her' by the wvar. But
fI~*tfaces tre now seen of the rr.geno t
-battleneelds o~ Bull Ruip., Y'~t Maf3
*$Jn~oiohe' fortifietron~ havn nea
Aisappeared--a scarcely. distinguishable
line alone marks their existenos., A t
to Culpepr, hadeyee the ~~y i
st.ill barren, atlilQt
Orange Ciouvt House new housees and
feflltj )th o'.o
beiOng . r repair IMJGlrog
churned ap ~hAA