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FiRANK1?o0T, ,Ky..! Decemlt 14.
Th Senate to-dny,. by .vote t twentv.
two yenA to* t.wdlve nays, passed th6
Houe bill removing the disabilities
from persos etigaged in the rebellion.
The House, by a vote of fifty-seven. to.
eigiht, passed the bill reported by the
Committee on thei' Jtdicia-y, pardoning
all persons who have coimmitted treason
against the Comimonwe.h.. ' The
House repa-.ed the Act. approved the
22d of Fiebruatiry, to provide a civil
renedy for iijiiries done by disloYal
iersons, not,-however, to affect its
WASuixO-ro, Dote 18.-The .Houso0
is' still anxious for light upon the' Mexi
cein question, .The Presidunt has again
been reqeisted ;to furnish informationres
to the steps Maximilian has taken toe-o
card a recognition trom us, and what re
ply hus' been iimde.
Tie trimot. 'in circiation fo -a day
or. two. concerning .the departure of M.
Montbolqu, the ,French Minister .ate
graduallyhiasuming shape rind credibili.
ty. I;I has been ip New York several
days, and those in position to know a0
sert that he has brokn 6ff 'the ententc
cor4ital, ahd has no intention or return
ing to the capitol until he ascertains the
wish the Emperor. le has dis
patched t. itaverney, Secretavof t,ie
FrenchjIegation, aspecia1,-musenger to
Paris to report the thiretening nI;ett of
Rarfhle here. Mr Seward's reply .to
Napoleon's l'eqnest for the recognition of
Maximilian, and the action ioi the.lunse
on the Monroe dotrinte resolions, ar
erch considered -plardtiitgby M. Mon
tholon'. Twetysjunr dditional
French ftroops have juat .r'ri.ed at Vera
Cruz, and h-tters fton Pq KPite th at
six thIousand are on lie. switaY4 If' this
be true Napoleon exoeets Urfinterfer
ence and bqs\decided'to anticeate it.
These rumors, liowevbI,-no not appear
to excite th slightest appremliion
wi the part oF the Western tnom 4rs of
Trul> drti)k 2 'i:IcoNSTRUCTION.
The featuro of to.dhk,'s po'ceedings in
the House was Thad. stevens speech. on
reconstruction before the Committee of
the whole, Mr. Washburne of Illinois, in
the chnir, while the President's Message
WAS under c: nsidern tion. So much of
the Message as refers to reconstruition
was refdruied to the Committee on Re.
construction and Mr. Stevens took occa.
sion lto post thetm mn the proper manner
of trekting it. Members on both sides
of the House left thir seata and gathered
nyudthe speaker; or rat her thieireider,
with intensei in teresat. Such i ntensely~
radical views as Mr. Steventexpsaed
in a low monotonous tone n'st fail to
get thme endorsemsont. of nmany uponihis'
*own sidse,9f tile Houtse whom he~ ha
countedA among his blind fol1d#&
Mokanna *eqpplstoly tan veiled him'self
- Nitw OnK, Dcvembei9.-W a Q
Liverpool dates per steamer "Cuba"
to U)~edd~eitI i s flr Au .week
. 99,000 ba1o p 1jylje-1 Agxfgrb an'id
specuhtton. ~ Adling Orleana at2}
advan~ed during the w.geJi at, .closing
Breadstuffsi and provisionsi 'get.
A lheKing of B3elgim ia ea.s .~
' a eral Grat bad. aa- protracted in.
terview with t be Prehiden .this dhiagg
and communie:tti1 o' fINm thre"Melt of
his obilervatioishhiring'hit '.te'let trip
tth or li Virginia, $ort~h ' .Cerolina.
SotRQroliila a94, a porti~on of Geor
gia. Haegaes every where receiv9edA witht
tokens of personials toJ Apt-,' And alote'
were-more forwardlyh sa h ranifestations
Tjp4 gi~e 'vb sle tajid att home
ditring tlAgarandli thewomn are our
* bitterest enemisi' T'he .'lnbor -ques
tiebih'talnyanttetid6 in. 'A
.to malte pegPenero onatM A111r after
Chris~ta..',dIn aoin '~haIbs' ,ho ne.
grawns1aha~teA'kel' ade ,iM
'thinrg-of this 'stt prevailed nearlv overv,
where. In too many instances, it'is
feated, they iare the greatest hindrance
in the work nf reconstrf.tion. All men I
of standing 'and influence were oiqtspo.
1,en in.fv'r of copli with 0ny . fie.
inands the.resident migQht conider ne.
cessary for their restoration. $lavery,
State rights. and secession they admit
to be tled ngainst theni irrevocably
and forever' 'Their desire now is to re
tM1 tothe.Union in fact as well as in
na e, and devote the balnnee of their
l'ves to repairing .ho ravages of war.
They have been strengthened in this ho
lief by the express or implied promise of
those having them in cbarge: The suim
nfing hp of General Grant's observations
inelimies him to the helief thht the South.
ern piophe nimost unanimously aesire a
sp~djv re-ndmiission to their old pos lion
no-Stater in the Union, and that their
pf4fesions of future loyalty and good
be6rJor are honest. tndn sincere.
I-is said that the Emperor Napoleon
a short time since niloresqed a letter
direct 1.-' the Secretarv of State, asking
fdr h recgnliton by the United StteS,
of, Maximilian's Goverment as a Govern
inent d1e facto. The ground npon which
he based his request was, that it had
maintained iteelt for nenrly two years.
anrq vas therefore entitled to such r(-cog.
mition. .. It, is said thal. the Secretarv of
State has replied to the note. and "that
he emphatically decuhines to accede to
the reqnest, and gives at. length the
reasons therefor IHe denies that it. is a
Government de)'acto : that the whole
people of the United States are pledged
against any such recognition. if there
was any ground for it which there is
Gen. Logan has flinilly declined' the
Mexican mission. His reason for tnking
this step has not been made public,
hil it is understood to be' two.fold.
First, lie does it lilie the policy which
the Government have marked ont ; sec
ondly. lie is going to lhake a fight for
t-ho United States Senate in Illinois in
place of Trunbull.
A leading Congresmman , from New
England, says a Washington sp'cial,
had aii.interview with the President osn
Saturday, 9th instant, when the latter
ekpressed his.belief that Congress and
the Executive could harmonize on a
plan of Rebonstructio.* The President
however, expressed his feArs that, under
the le ad of Mr . Stevens, the Hois.e
would talso a position which it could not
Ridgeway Lodge, A. F. M.,
THE ofioers elected for the ensuing y ear
at. an election held Ihis (lay, were:
Rev Brother C M Porter, W M,
Brother S Lauhon, .9 W,
Brother J Lauhon, J W,
Brother Z C Criumpt on, T,
Itrother W Carlisle. Seo,
1rother M ' Dunlap, 8 D,
Brother H C Duike, J ..
Degeinher 20t ha, 186..
~dec28'05+.-1 WM. CA RLSL'E, Sec.
K9b2, fotel .anige,
? coiiuplete assiortmotui ot Gro
t.2'e~ o. te hiize'ns of Winusboro>
flS~iack and Gree 'l ,; ine and
CoroSugars, Liverpool jit, Wheat
Plod rD1fsh Butter antt', Lat Onions,
li-ih s,~~e Bbls. And ite fickerel,
Sptt: g9~lS,. Mustard, VInegar, Petro
leunta 4 e,~h, eTuba,- Iaoon- Sides and
Any amt4 ~rythilng else.
'p''~tA, ~aB.IACOT & s1~E~
~~nhve, on sale Prunes,' Raisins, Al.
Vi' na.4 8, C~dl or all khals,
Fresh of a. Ilmon,
teed tegRM 0s on Srgup4
OalCo~gaad. cou ikyg Ja,
tmica Rvm a and -ferle s at to
p '~ p
TOYS, CANDY AND
HAS BEEN TO
R. W H IT E'S!
Come, Children and See I
DRY GOODS, GROCERIES,
BOOTS, SH9OES, AND HATS,
SHAWLS, AND CLOAKS,
IARDWARE, AND JEWELRY,
. C H ~E A P. A T
R. W HI T1 E S
GIVE HIM A CALFL.
' dec 23'(15-2
Wholesale Dealers in
No. 16 9 Meeting Strcct, corner of itazel,
CHARLESTON, S. C.
STOCK ItEPI,.ENIsliI: WPEKI,y UT S'TRAMER
T. M. imtsroLL, ' C. T. DUNHAM,
A. S. iROWN.
E. L. Deming & Co.,,
DfALERS IN -
GENERAL HARDWARE, CULERY,
N1OUISE FIICtMN INj'. GOODS,
0ENERAL ASSOIITMENT OF TIN WARE,
CIIARILESTON S C.,
Opposite Charlestou kJotol.
(lee 23'65 --1mo
D. F. FLEMING & Co.
3IN '$ - - -
Boots, Shoes, Trunks, &c.,
2 Hayne 'Street,
CORNER' OF C)! URCH.STRlEET,
. CI-1ARIESTON, S. C.,
H AV'ING resumed business at their old
stand. 2 lIayne-Street, corner of
Church-Street., are 11ow receiving a large
and vell alsorted stook of
Which will bo sold at the lowest market
price. The patronage of former friends
and the public Is respectfully solicited.
D. F, FLEMING, SAM'Lo A. NELSON,
JAS. M. WILSON.
At Private Sale.
SETT of handsomo drawing-room Fnr.
niture, consisting of-I Mahogany
itir Sent Sofai, ten Chairs, anid two Oto.
nmanis. Also, one0 of Ilolmies' reclining
Chairs. A pply a-. ihis ollice.
ATWENTY llORSE ENGINE, with Grist
Mill and Bolting apparatus. Engine
warrantedtas good as nIew.
T. W. WOODWARD.
dec 19'55 - 5
Winnsboro' Female Seminary.
R1KV. A. G. STACY, A. M., PRINCIPAL,
Assisted by accomiplished instruct ors in all
- the D~epartments.
rj 31pE frst Sesshion -will begin on Thurs
. dny, January 4th, 18(6; and end the
18th of' May.
The Se~conud Session will begin May 21st,
and end Otober 1241h, wit h t we weeks vaca
'lion in August.
Rated of' Tuition for First Segon,or half
year ;payable, one half in ndva?~,.and the
resjidue at. the expiraition of thefArat half of
the Session, sa~y 10th Maroh.,
Oollegiato Department. $20 00 to. $ 22 00
Ptihna' Department; Seo. No.' 1, 12 00
Prinhn' Department, See.2, - 16 00
Gottinqt ,e,2 00l
Mitsl on Pano, 0 00
.Use of Instrument, . . * 8 00
Latin', (rook, orn Frenell, each . 16 00
Draw1ng, $1I6 00, Painting in 011, 20 00
Th.ui ot-eerug .'- 10 00
sdh ehra'ges wIll-be reoconed,in itpe e,
he , ayitnentrelay be inad64o paper urrion~
or ina ppdvisions, at, .the r ar4hich, is.
bantat th'. the of sett1e n~t.
1et i sitilab' 11 be ocendti etd &V Ihe
p 41 CollegeW.e hc~iie
6 6e oEv ifev.
MT. ZION INSTITUTE, P
W NSBORO', S, C.
HlE exerciaes of this 8cho11 it b
. sutmed the Ist. -Molday in February.
3. A. WOODWARD, Principal.
itov. W. 1. DuBOSE, A. M., Assistants
b. M. DWIGHT, A
Tern's per session, payable half in ad
rance, the balanuo at the cl6se of the ses
Be.tid. with Tuition in all the
Lranches except, Philosophy, Client.
stry and French, $100 00
ruition of day scholars in the
lnsical or higher English and
Nlathematical Departments, 25 00
ruition in other branches, fron $10to 20 00
aourse of Chtmistry or Philoso
pity, ' 1V0 ,0 .
French, 10 00
,ontingent charge for each pupil, - 1 00 -.
Payment required in specie, or its equiv*- PC
lent in currency, at the tine of settlcient., a
G. A. WOODWARD, l
dIec 19'65,-ti tr
For Sale. i
TWO STOY FRAMIe BUlLDING
Ad 40 by I. The building Is lo.t
,ated I mile fromi townt. Appi - at this of
ice. oc . T1
Monticello Female Institute. et
FAIRtFIELD DISTRICT, S. C. tI
fH E exercises of this Sohool an
will be resumied on Wed- It
esdliay, the 10th of Janury next. W1
rhe Session will embrace twenty w
Terms for Session, payable in advance. ke
Board, Including washing $50 sl
ruition in English, 2 Ft
do. " Music, 2 te
do. '- Latin, :0 Cs
do. " French, :2 ro
do. " Drawing, 20
do. ' Vocal Mnsic, 5 bu
ncidental Expenses, 25 er
Pupils are required to furnish lights, tri
ibeets, pillow-calses, towels and heavy coy- F
ring. For further particulatrs adldreis
REV. J. TAYLOR ZEALY,
Principal, Monticello, S. C.
- The Chester Standard plea2se copy.
"EFALERS in Carpets, Oil Cloths, Mat- art
JLjftin .4, Window Bliado,, P9t4out Qieji 116
ailor s Trmings of every variety, whichb
hey offer to the trade at. New York Jobbing
Pices. 80 Broad St., Charleston, S. C.
dec 6'065--mo. te
Joiiffff KING & Co..
Importers and Wholesale Deaser In
E CERiES, Provisions. Flour, For.
eign and Domestia Liquors atnd Ci
jars, Crockery, Hollow-Wre and Glass
2000 Scks Liverpool SatN. to arrive.
No. 88 Httsel-Str~ct,
nov 968Sm Charleston, S. 0.
Te CRISTIAN IND .X.
B) Y the Fi rat or Oetober or as soon as an
1the toadls are re-eslabliased. 1 will r.
ie* the publition of the "CIiISTIAN
INDEX" and theW"CIIILD' INDEXr lhaBve
C 8n publishing.
rice of -Index," per annum $3 00
ar-ioeo Cikery, Holloex, r and ass
2000atot ias Liive.o Say desreis. e
nov lrg 9'6b--- iptChrlstont whi. o
BYin ahe [issuthis Octosectur s that s
torher mal hae re-es toabrwadshewilr re
tir the pubtication tof isue "Cst clas paT I A t
[NEX and opihe rexes wCID#iDEX b hsae
osee utih.i. Ti bstaiern
Porco ndex,"til pescd and : t$3 00
P'roo ''il d's Indue," :l~te an wil,0
Mney sense be rmitted t onforasm d-o
erminte. ipoiv.Mydirist S
Tei, n Iie thi4s prsectgutha of
Monbey may bae senat by Eressr ther l
mittmailnode ies. . i
ItMy conetion wth 'thse firmt ofas pa-,
tosure &thais ed.s The, bst Iwillestabd
lighs rbgiu and lin erar, when. coilla be
Miatony may be aesed. xrsso te
'Wse-iob Express risk, he e
prssLecttD is entWBme, on the, resumption
KM onneti5 o with mths. itm of J tW,
Bcu' em o. i- drissodbu. will~ estaba
pl red anorea i t anc., whrLcm
ndvation mayfb wsdressdat.50p' .u m
rMS .n80tot,'$ for sx oh . ethsqaS)
inrtlon Ma'~ notis, Fun'eal si
ions, Oiteuri ~nd.Commruiosut.1.
4'# perIm ,
s4.aste are requ.t&
IONEER LINE OF STEAMERLe
alliniore. P0lvltadelapsufa, New
Ygr$ aausE.Boeosu. via Atbe
aarle andu Ciesepeake
rut COMODIOUS STEAMMS
PIONEER and COMMODORE ADAMS,
ILL leave Now Berne for for Norfolk
on TiJSBAY 6f each week at 8
3lgck, A. M., connecting with the different
ies of steamiers for the above named
ints. 'On and after the first dan of Do
mbernex, they will leave on Tue'sday aml
iday of each week, making semi-weekly'
ps. Shippers of Gloods will receive every
Dilitf and accommodation for the trans
riation of the same, as arrangements
ve been made with the different compan
nies to forward geods to ths line at low
tea and without delay. Each of these
,amers are capable of carrying
VO HUNDRED AND
FIFTY TONS Of FREiGHT
rough the canal without difficulty, as
ey were built expressly for the trade.
iey are fitted up with STATE ROOMS
d. BETIIS capable of accommodating
irty-five passengers. Every attention.
IV'be paid to the comfort of passengers,
te will not be subjectto the inconvenience'
transfer to other vessels,. but will be ta
n through direct. without cange.
The tables of the steamers are libetally
pplied with the best itbe market affords.
milies traveling will find it to their in
-est to take this line, as they will thereby
)ape the danger and discomfort of a sew
itte. and the fatigue of railroad travel.
On the 15th of December next, if the
viness of the line warrants it, the steam
WILLIAMS will be put on the route, and
-weekly trips will be made.
For freight. or passage apply to WHIT
PRDl, DI L & CO., New Berne, N. 0.
DAVID WILbIAMS, Proprietor.
PRINTIN ! PRITINMT
A VING secured the services of a First
Class BOOK and JOB PRINTER, we
prepared to execute any kind of work in
th neatness and dispatch, and upon favora.
every class and style, frbim the targest P0'.
to the smahllest Card, extcutid in trio'TftT
le of the art.
Me are now prepared to print
Ill J~endu, ,
(o' every class and patter,)
Railroad W Irk
cI in fact anything in the Printing Dus ess,
on short niice.
rhoso deshing Job Printing done., pon
ring 9 a call, will be guaranteed tire
tot tion In the execution of the work.
rs solicited, and promptly filled.
- QAIL4ARD & DFAPORT
r ietors f'News," Winnsboro', 8
A I0spsectus of
h~e North Carolina GuardIan.
HElP wndersigeed will issue, commencin
*op.the Grat daty of January, 1866, in~
slty of Charlotte, N. C., a daily antI
-weekly~ newspaper under the style and.\
I4 of "THE NORTH CAROLINA GUAR
AN;" wrilh shall be deveted especially to
( didsemination. of the latest news, and
p guarding, with an eagle eye, the inter-,
a of tha State tinder the- Const itution, and
c'onformity with the laws of the United'
There will also be issised, from the same
ica weekly paper under the st yle and
le ot "THE CATAWBA WATCHMAN."
The terma for the DAILY GUAnDIAN will
,4fc one year.$7.00; six months, $4.001
tqeo toontha, $2:50; any less time $1.00
pK-.LrY G(anrAtAN will be sup.
.to neriers at $6.00 for' twelve
mnt!lss''$.0 .for six months; $1.75 (or
tee months, ad seventy-fiv. cents per
bets forcany less time.
Obdhafry adyertisemnentse, oceupying not
'thas ten lines (one square) will he
grtgd insteather of the abovo publcatioits
.yply gve cents for the lntai Insertion
t4 *fig Coet for each subsequent. Ietin.
avg r advertisementts In.eozaet pw~orsh,
L 1V -discunts will be n~ade for eon
brsa~ $2.00 ei tm.Ilee
ab;tn for 2.0, an et
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above wthis note, a foku itssrtipng,
psu h blications, and 94tia
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