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?Washi2toto>*, March 16.
The Reconstruction Committee heard six yel?
low men from Tennessee, regarding affairs in
that State. They make a black record. A
further hearing postponed to Friday.
The House Election Committee reported
Hunt not, but Sheldon entitled to a seat. There
ir a reverse minority report. Sheldon intro?
duced a resolution looking to the disposal of
the New Orleans mint and Custom House.
In the Senate, a bill protecting pre-emption
titles of settlers on public land in Alabama,
who vacated them during the war, was intro?
In the Senate, Mr. Wilson presented a me?
morial from negro slaves of the Chickasaw and
Choctaw Indians, claiming their freedom. The
Georgia bUl was resumed, trat there was no &<>
tion-. The House deficiency appropriation bill
was passed. Sheldon's resolution was to sell
file-mint and marine hospital, and not the cus?
tom house, at New Orleans. The report on
Butler's cadet corruption was ordered to be
printed. The tariff bill was taken up, when
the Senate adjourned.
The yeKow delegation from Georgia visited
&e-President to-day, and asked him to use his
influence to defeat Bingham's amendment;
urged him to procure suitable legislation, for
the protection of the colored people in Georgia.
They ignore the Bryant faction. Their speech?
es were written, and boisterousness character?
ized their delivery. The President replied, in
effect, that he would protect the people in all
the States, but thought special legislation
might be necessary for the Southern States,
?wing to the unsettled condition arising from
The President's uniform answer to delega?
tions from Georgia and Tennessee for troops,
is: "No doubt of his right to station troops at
pleasure, and give disaffected districts the Den
-efit of soldiers.presence, but doubts how far
soldiers could be used in aid of the civil au?
thorities." He will take legal advice in every
Sickles has been cortfirmed as Minister to
The Territorial Committee of the Senate re?
ports in favor of tabling Pott's nomination for
the Montana Governorship ? the effect of this
action, under the tenure-of-office law, retains
impeachment Ashley in the Governorship.
The vote in the Senate Committee, adverse
to the acquisition of San Domingo, is not con?
sidered fatal to the treaty.
Wastbixgtox, March 17.
The private Secretary of Got. Senter, of
Tennessee, arrived here this morning, with a
requisition from the Governor of that State on
the President for troops.
In the Senate, Platt asked leave to offer a
resolution, directing the Reconstruction Com?
mittee to inquire into the constitutionality of
the enabling Act, whereby Virginia was ad?
mitted. Brooks objected, saying that Virginia
had been reconstructed several times already.
The Senate discussed the resolution looking
to the distribution of appointments in the Ex?
ecutive Departments, pro rata, among the
States. Sawyer made a speech, asserting that
the South had not received one-tenth of her
share; that a single Congressional District in
the North had more such appointments than
anv one Southern State.
in the Senate, the House bill abolishing the
franking privilege, was made the special order
for Tuesday next. A resolution providing for
open discussion of treaties for foreign annexa?
tion, was referred to. Committee on Foreign Re?
Considerable discussion was elicited upon a
resolution looking to the more equal distribu?
tion of Government patronage in Washington.
Several Senators deplored the appointment of
young men to office here, it having a tendency
to disqualify them for usefulness.
A bill was reported amending consular and
A bill was introduced to consolidate all the
Indian tribes under territorial government.
The Georgia bill was resumed.
The Senate confirmed the appointment of
Luther Lee, collector of customs at New York.
In the House, Platt of Virginia asked leave
to introduce a resolution requiring' the Recon?
struction Committee to inquire into the consti?
tutionality of the enabling Act of Virginia,
by which State offices were vacated and vacan?
cies filled by the Governor. Brooks objected.
The House rejected the Tennessee resolution
to expel Butler for alleged sale of cadetships?.
the vote being 102 to 68. A resolution of cen?
sure was unanimously adoptedv The tariff bill
was. then resumed. It ii?-expected that the San
2*>mingo treaty will be discussed in Executive
session on Wednesday next.
Despatches from "the North report heavy
snow storms, with high wind.
Washington, March 18.
Among the private bilk originating in the
House, is one from the Pacific Kail road Com?
mittee to incorporate the Kansas, Missouri and
Texas Railroad Company. The Reconstruction
Committee had prolonged their session over
Tennessee; the result had not transpired1.
The Judiciary Committee, except Rice, are
unanimous against seating Ames as Senator
Kellogg, in the Senate, introduced a joint res?
olution, directing the Secretary of the Treasury,
within six months, to transfer the mint, lands
and building to the city of New Orleans.
The President is preparing a message about
sending troops, to- Tennessee.
Morton's amendment to the Georgia bill, au?
thorizing the militia to. be called out, was adopt?
ed?the debate being very bitter..
In the Senate, Conkling, from the-Judiciary
Committee, reported adversely to Ames, on the
ground of non-citizenship, which was ordered
to be printed.
Bill for the improvement of the Cape Fear
River was discussed. A resolution looking to
a.survey for a. ship canal across Tchuautepec
Georgia was resumed. Wilson offered an
amendment, making the tenure of the present
Legislature date from January, 1870. Schurz
favored Bingham's amendment, and. spoke se?
verely against the proposition to extend beyond
the legal tenure. Adjourned to Monday.
The House devoted the morning hour to the
District and Patents, when the tariff was re?
signed. The House meets to-morrow for de?
The-amount of currency in the Treasury is
The Ways and Means Committee visited the
Treasury for the purpose of consulting with the
officials concerning the funding bill.
General Bennet, ex-revenue supervisor for
North and South Carolina, was arrested in Io?
wa, to-day, and W?J be taken to Raleigh. He
is charged with conspiracy to defraud the Gov?
Twelve negro members of the Georgia Legis- j
lature visited Col fax to-day. He stated that he !
&d not believe the present Georgia Legislature
could perpetuate itself. His sympathies, how?
ever, were in favor of tho fxeedmen in the en?
joyment of their rights.
The President was at the Capitol yesterday,
favoring the acquisition of San Domingo.
The Negro in South Carolina.
The history of the colored race in South Car?
olina commences with the year 1671?199 years
ago. In April of that year, Sir John Ycamans
(the third of the proprietary Governors of this
State) brought with him a number of Africans
to till his large farm on Ashley river. This was
twenty-five years before the introduction of rice
into the State, and many more before cotton was
first planted. Cereals and animal products
were then the objects of the planter's attention.
The number of the colored race increased very
rapidly; so much so that in thirty-seven years
_in 170S, that is?the census returns show a
/greater number of them than of whites. There
were 4,100 of them, while the number of the
whites was 4,080. -There were, at the same
time, 1,400 Indians held by the colonists as
In 1787, South Carolina closed the slave
trade by legislation, making it a penal offence
to bring slaves into the State. This, it will bo
remembered, was twenty years sooner than
either the United States or Great Britain took
direct.measures against the slave trade.
In 1790, three years after this legislation
against slavery by South Carolina, the whites
were in a majority, the entire population of tlie
State being about 250,000. Atter that time, the
colored race increased more rapidly than the
white, until the war. In 1860, the two races
stood colored 412,320; white 291,388. At the
close of the war?we mean, of course, in 1869
?the races had both decreased?the colored
being 386,139; and the white 274,962. It is
more than probable that the decrease of the
colored race in these nine years (26,182) has
been almost entirely since the war; whereas
the decrease of the white race (16,427) occurred
during the war. The only authoritative regis?
try of deaths that we have in the State is in
Charleston; and by reference to the mortuary
reports published weekly, it will be seen that in
that city the disparity of deaths still continues.
The rate of deaths is" about five colored to three
and a half white.
These points in the history of the colored
race in South Carolina may convey some useful
suggestions to the political thinker whe seeks to
solve the now knotty question of political, race
and party issues."
The colored citizen will see an important con?
sideration for his affiliation with his natural
friends, his co-workers of the common soil of
our common country.?Columbia Guardian.
Beautiful Tribute to (lie South.
The following beautiful tribute to the South is
from the Baltimore Episcopal Methodist:
And yet, amidst all this desolation and ruin,
did the world ever see anything like the uncom?
plaining dignity with which the South has
borne a hideous vivisection that left it at the
time but a ghastlv semblance of life ? We con?
fess that not all the magnificent valor that won
her thousand victories, not the fiery onset of
Jackson's Scotch-Irish, nor the superb compo?
sure with which he directed the advancing tide of
battle, or covered the slow and sullen retreat,
has ever so electrified and melted our whole
souls as the sublime fortitude with which the
South has borne the most unspeakable woes.
? Tlie Niobe of nations there she stands,
Childless and crownlcss in her voiceless woe,
An empty urn within her withered hands,
Whose holy dust was scattered long ago."
Nor is this all. The Virginia thus treated,
the "Lone Mother of Dead Empires,1' is also
the mother of that Union from which she has
been kept out like a leper, and only admitted
now under the most tyrannical and exasperating
The corner-stone of this grand constitutional
fabric was laid by the hand of the giant 'who
now stands at the threshold of the temple, his
hair shorn, his eyes put out, and for the present,
making.sport for t.'i2 Philistines. It is Virgin?
ia, that proud old colony, which having no
quarrel of her own with the King of England,
yet took up, from generous sympathy, the cause
of Massachusetts; Virginia, but for whose
Washington, the revolutionary war would have
been a disastrous failure; whose Jefferson wrote
the declaration of independence; whose Patrick
Henry roused the nation to arms with his elo?
quence ; whose Marshall was the glory of Amer?
ican jurisprudence; whose Madison* Monroe,
Harrison and Taylor adorned the executive
chair; whose Winfield Scott and Rough and
Ready were the leading military figures of the
Mexican war; with troops of her valorous sons
in the war of 1812; whose statesmen have il?
lustrated the councils as have her soldiers the
camps of the republic?this is the good old
commonwealth which for five long years has
been ground to the earth under the hoal of ne?
gro and military vassalage, and is now only per?
mitted to enter the edifice which she made by
her own hands, and adorned the immortalized
by her genius and virtue, from its foundation
to its pinnacle, as a captive and a slave.
The Oldest Inhabitant.?The oldest man
in America, the veteran John Kitts, was re?
ceived with great cordiality by the President
and members of Congress a few days ago. The
old man wtts born in Bedford county, Pennsyl?
vania, in 1762, and is, therefore, in Iiis 108th
year. He served in tho-Revolutionary war, and
was present at the surrender of Lord Cornwallis
at Yorktown. In the battle preceding the sur?
rendering Mr. Kitts was struck in the back of
the head by a spent musket ball, and the in?
dentation which it made is still visible. The
old man points-to the scar with considerable
pride, and is quite garrulous about the circum?
stances under which he received the wound.
When the war of 1812 broke out he was consid?
ered too old to enter the service as a soldier,
but went in as a messenger to carry the mails.
He relates many interesting stories of the nar?
row escapes he had from being- taken prisoner
by the euemy's scouts. On one occasion he was
forced to leave his horses and take to the woods
so closely was he pursued. He was the bearer
of important dispatches which lie succeeded in
carrying safely through. Although entitled to
a pension both as a soldier of the Revolution
and of 1812, he has never until now asked for
it; and in his modest manner said he didn't
expect to remain long upon the rolls, and all
he would draw out of the treasury would not
bankrupt the government. He has neither
children nor grandchildren living, and when
asked if he had any relatives he replied; ".No,
I am the last of the stock."
Immigration.?Referring to Dr. Turnip
seed's views on this subject, tlie Charleston News
"This plan; observes consideration, especially
by the State Institute and the State Agricultu?
ral and Mechanical Society. It is plain and
apparently practicable. We confess that the
scheme of the Pier nix correspondent is not
complete in every respect. There are matters
connected with the accommodation of immi?
grant land-buyers which are not discussed. It
is, however, something to begin with; some?
thing towards a mature and practical scheme
for the encouragement of European immigra-?
tion. From the State Government we expect
no assistance. The work must be done by the
farmers and merchants of the State. Upon
them the whole burden will fall, and they will
roap the benefit. After the redemption of the
State from a corrupt and profligate rule, the
work of immigration is the most important task
that lies before us, and the sooner we begin it,
the better for South Carolina and the whole
? "Come hear, my dear," said a young- man
to a little girl, to whose sister he was paying his
addresses, "you arc the sweetest thing on earth.""
"No, I'm not," she replied, artlessly, "sister says
you are the sweetest.
? "If you beat me, I'll call out the soldiers,"
is what the drum s;ud.
Josh Billings on Matrimony.
Marriage iz a fair transaction on the face ov
, It iz an old institushun; older than the pyra?
mids, and az phull of hyrogliphicks that no?
body kau parse.
History holds its tongue who the pair waz
who fust put on the.silken harness, and prom?
ised tew work kind in it, thru thick ana thin,
up hill and down, and on the level, rain or
shine, survive or perish, sink or swim, drown
"Jut whoever they waz, they must have made
a good thing out ov it, or so menny ov their
posterity would not hav harnessed up since
and drov out.
Thare iz a grate moral grip in marriage ; it
iz the mortar that holds the soshull bricks to?
But there ain't but darn few pholks, who put
their money in matrimony who could set down
and give a good written opinyun whi on arth
they cum to did it.
This iz a grate proof that it iz one ov them
natral kind ov acksidente that must happen,
jist az birds fly out ov the nest, when they hav
feathers enuff, without being able tew tell why.
Sum marry for buty, and never diskover their
mistake; this iz lucky.
Sum marry for money, and?don't see it.
Sum marrv for pedigree, and feel big for six
months, ?.nd then very sensibly cum tew the
conclusion that pedigree ain't no better than
Sum marry tew pleze their rclashuns, and
are surprized tew learn that their relashuns
don't care a cuss for them afterward.
Sum marry bekauze they hav bin highsted
sura whare else; this iz a cross match, a bay
and a sorrel; pride may make it endurable.
Sum marry for love without a cent in their
pocket, nor a friend in the world, nor a drop
ov pedigree. This looks desperate, but'it iz the
strength ov the game.
If marrying for love ain't a success, then
matrimony iz a ded beet.
Sum many because they think wimmin will
be scarce next year, and live tew wonder how
the crop holds out.
Sum marry tew get rid of themselves, and
discover that the game waz one that two could
play at, and neither win.
Siun marry the second time to get even, and
find it a gambling game, the more they put
down the less they take up.
Sum marry tew be happy, and not finding it,
wonder where all the happiness goc3 to when it
Sum marry, they can't tell why, and live,
they can't tell how.
. Almost every boddy gets married, and it is a
Sum marry in haste, and then Bit down and
think it carefully over.
Sum think it over careful-fust, and then set
down and marry.
Botli ways are right, if they hit the mark.
Siflh marry rakes tew convert them. This iz
a little riskv, and takes a smart missionarv to
Sum marry coquette. This iz like buying a
poor farm, heavily mortgaged, and working the
ballance ov yure days to clear oph the mort?
Married life haz its chances, and this is just
what gives it its flavor. Every boddy luvs tew
phool with the chances, bekause every boddy
expekts tew win. But I am authorized tew
state that every boddy don't win.
But, alter all, married life iz full az certain
az the dry goods bizzness.
No man kan swear cxackly wharc he will
fetch up when he touches calico.
Kno man kan tell jist what cabco haz made
up its mind tew do next.
Calico don't kno even herself.
Dry goods ov all kinds iz tho child ov cir
Sum never mam', but this iz jist cz risky ;
the diseaze iz the same, with no other name to
? The man who stands on the bank shivering,
and dassent, iz more apt tew ketch cold than
him who pitches hiz bed fust into the river.
Thare iz but few who never marry bekause
they won't?they all hanker, and most ov them
starve with slices of bread before them (spread
on both sides), jist lor the lack ov grit.
Marry yung .' iz mi motto.
I hav tried it, and kno what I am talkin
If enny boddy asks yu whi yu got marrid,
(if it needs be,) tell him, yu don't recoUekt.
Marriage iz a safe way tew gamble;?if yu
win, yu win a pile, and if yu loze, yu don't
lozc enny thing, only the privilege ov living
dismally alone, and soaking yure own feet.
I repeat it, in italieks, marry yung 1
Thare iz but one good excuse for a marriage
late in life, and that iz?a second marriage.
Experience ?with ax Ixqujisitive Trav?
eler.?Wc had gone past one or two stations,
when a tall, broad-shouldered, .farmer-looking
fellow, got into the car, and without a "By
your leave," or "Is this seat engaged ?" down he
sat by me. I gave him a severe look that ought
to have annihilated him, and the car moved on.
By and by my attention was attracted by a gen?
tle touch. "Pleasant day." I gave him to un?
derstand, in a curt way, that I didn't care if it
was. After a while he reached his long neck
out by me and said, yawningly, "Looks as cf
we should Lev some rain soon." I let the re?
mark pass without*reply, determined he should
not draw me out. After some miles he again
spoke "Killed a hog last night*" "Well,
whats that to me ?" I said sharply. "Guess
what it weighed?" "O, don't bother mc?six
hundred pounds." "Guess ag'in?" after a
pause. "Well, say one hundred pounds." The
challenge to guess had a trifle of interest in it,
but in a moment, ashamed of having shown any
at all, I thrust my head out of the window,
awaiting my sturdy associate's further advance.
He made none, ami after riding ten or fifteen
minutes I looked around. He was staring out
of the window, apparently lost Sin- reflection.
"How much did' your cussed hog weigh any?
how ?" Iaskcd as surly as I could. His face
didn't change a muscle, though I thought his
eye looked a trtflc mischievous, as be replied,
"Don't know, wc didn't weigh him." Fortu?
nately for my peace of mind he got out at the
Camixixg a Joke Too Fak.?Some young
ladies and gentlemen who were taking advan?
tage of the fine sleighing not long since, in at?
tending a donation, surprise or wedding party,
or something of the kind, were obliged to sit
three on a seat. One of the seats contained two
gentlemen and one lady. The gentlemen, of
course, would not allow the lady to take an ex?
posed scat; she, therefore, sat in the middle.
As the night was extremely cold, gentleman
number one quietly passed his hand (a remark?
ably small hand, by the way,) into the lady's
muff. As the muff was- art. very capacious, the
lady quietly removed one of her hands front
the same. In a few moments she felt a move?
ment on the other side, and found gentleman
number two attempting to pass his hand into
the muff on the other side. She then quietly
drew her hand from the muff and allowed him
to do so. What took place in the muff after?
ward she is unable to say. But each of the
gentlemen privately reported to a small circle
of friends bow warmly the lady had returned
the pressure of his hand in the muff, while the
lady as privately reported to her friends the
magnificent sale she had made of both gentle?
? The ruling passion was recently exhibited
in a remarkable manner on the occasion of a
funeral. An old lady had lost her husband,
aud on the day of the funeral her neighbors
were somewhat tardy in appearing at the solem?
nities. "Nabby," said she, "liana mc my knit?
ting ; I might as well be taking a few stitches
while the gathering is taking place/''
? Why are your nose and your handkerchief
like deadly enemies ? Because they never meet
but they come to blows.
Importance of a Good Corn Crop.?
The corn planting season is upon the fanners
of Georgia, and they would do well to notice
the following suggestions, which we find in the
Cultivator-'and Country Gentleman, on the im
fortance of a more general cultivation of corn,
t says, that there are more reasons for growing
corn on a large scale, and in all parts of the
country, than any other farm crop?even in
those localities that are especially adapted to
wheat. It says that in all wheat counties a ro?
tation is necessary, and corn is fowid to be one
of the most essential crops in a rotation. The
grain is needed for the team and stock and to
help in making pork, while the fodder is a
great help in wintering stock. It says that
while cotton may for years be the most profita?
ble crop at the South, yet it is better policy iu
those States to grow home supplies, especially
of corn and the different meats required, than
to depend on selling cotton and buying those
Now, we venture to say, that there is scarcely
a planter or farmer in Georgia that will not ad?
mit the force and truth of the foregoing sug?
gestions, and yet, how few there are who will
practice the precepts contained therein?prac?
tice what most of them preach. One day last
week, wheat and corn commanded the same
price in this market, and we think it altogether
probable that corii will rule higher than wheat
here till the new crop comes in. At present,
the prospects of a fine wheat crop are flatter?
ing, and if our farmers will only plant corn
plentifully, times will be betternext fall and
winter in Georgia with them, than it has been
for years. No doubt there will be plenty of
cotton cultivated. All that the most eloquent
could say would not bring about. a reform in
cotton culture, so far as its extent is concerned;
but we do hope it will not prevent the general
cultivation of corn from the mountains to the
seaboard of our State.?Atlanta Intelligencer,
How to Feed Fowls.?Fowls are not fed
for the mere sake of keeping them alive and
healthy on the least possible amount of food.
Wc wish to convert the food into flesh, or into
eggs. In feeding for quick fattening it is un?
derstood that poultry should be made to eat as
much as possible. Our rule for feeding is to
throw out the feed twice a day as long as the
fowls will run after it and no longer. We are
told, and it is our experience also, that fowls
thus fed will eat considerably more than if they
can go to a feeding box and help themselves at
all times. We want the fowls to eat; the more
they eat, within reasonable bounds, the more
eggs they will lay, the longer they will lay, and
the better condition they will be in. Laying
fowls should take exercise. If they can go to
a trough and eat atomy time they wish, they
will take next to none. If they are fed but
twice a day, they will hunt insects and wander
much more. If fed soft feed such as wheat
bran mixed "with corn meal or ground oats, they
will be hungry again in two hours after feeding,
and be oft' after insects; etc. Give feed, then,
only to adult fowls while they will run after it
?soft feed morning, whole grain at evening.
Keep them supplied with gravel, lime (plaster?
ing, or, better oyster shells), ashes to dust in,
and fresh pure water, some meat in winter, and
they will he healthy and prolific.?American
An Untimely Sneeze.?The manager of a
Berlin theatre got up a drama in which a hu?
man head was to be offered to a tyrant. In or?
der to produce as much effect as possible, he re?
solved to use a human head. On the stage was
plated a table covered with a cloth. On the
table was a basin, and an actor concealed under
the cloth poked up his head through a hole in
the table, so as to seem to be placed in the ba?
sin. The effect was prodigious. The audience
applauded and trembled. Unluckily a wag,
who had been strolling about the stage, had
sprinkled a spoonful of snuff on the basin, and
just as the tyrant finished his address to the
severed head of his enemy, the head replied by
a hearty fit of sneezing, and changed the au?
dience from "grave to gay" with remarkable
? " What have you got that's good *?" said a
hungry traveller, as he seated himself at a din?
ner table in Salt Lake City.
" Oh, we've got roast beef, corn beef, roast
mutton, boiled and fried ham and broiled cur?
" What is curlew ?" said the stranger.
"Curlew! Why, curlew is a bird something
like a snipe."
" Could itflv?"
" Did it have wings ? "
"Then I don't want any curlew in mine.
Anything that had wings and could fly, and
didn't leave this damned country, I don't want
? There arc two things that always pay even
in this not over remunerative existence. They
are working and waiting. Either is useless
without the other. Both united are invincible,
and inevitably triumphant. He who waits
without working is simply a man yielding to
sloth and despair. He who works without
waiting is fitful in his strivings, and misses re?
sults by impatience. He who works steadily
and waits patiently may han; a long journey
before him, but at its close he will find its re?
? Two little girls were heard one morning
engaged in a dispute as to what their "mothers
could do." The dispute was ended by the
youngest saying: "Well, there's one thing my
"mother can do that your's can't?my mother
can take every one of her teeth out at once."
? An Indiana girl got rid of singing at an
evening party by responding to the invitation r
"You must excuse me, for I never attempt to
sing, except to warble a few wild notes for pa at
? "Lenny, you're a pig," said a father to a
little five-year-old boy. "Now do you know
what a pig is, Lenny?" "Yes, sir; a pig's a
hog's irttle boy."
? Girls sometimes put their lips out pout
ingly because they are angry, and sometimes
because they are disposed to meet you half
J. N. R?BSON,
Nos. 1 & ? Atlantic Wharf,
CHARLESTON, S. C.
HAVING nmplc means for advances, a business
experience of twenty years, and confining himself
strictly to a Commission Business, without opera?
ting on his owu account, respectfully solicits con?
signments of Cotton, Flour, Wheat, Corn, &c.
Shippers of Produce to him may, at their option*
have their consignments sold either in Charlesio?
or New York; thus having the advantage of two
markets, without oxlra commission.
Bishop W M WigJiiman, SC; Col Wm John?
ston, Charlotte, N Cr Rev T 0 Sommers, Tenn;
Hon John King, Augusta, Ga; Messrs George W
Williams & Co, Charleston; Messrs Williams,
Taylor & Co, New York.
April 29, 18G9 44 ly
TO THE WORKING CLASS.?We are now
prepared to furnish all classes with constant em?
ployment at home, the whole of the time or for
the spare moments. Business new, light and pro?
fitable. Persons of cither sex easily earn from 50c.
to ?5 per evening, and a proportional sum by da
voting their whole time to the business. Boys and
girls earn nearly as much as men. That all who sco
this notice may send their address, and test the bus?
iness, wc make this unparalleled offer: To such as-1
are not well satisfied, we will send $1 to pay for fch?|
trouble of writing. Full particulars, a valuable
sample, which will do to commence work on, and a
copy of The People's Literary Companion?one of the
largest and best family newspapers published?all
sent free by mail. Reader, if you want permanent,
profitable work, address E. C. ALLEN &CO., Au?
gusta, Maine. 32?3m
ANDERSON C. H
NOTICE is hereby given to the public that we
do not propose to do a credit business for the year
1870, but those to whom credit may be given, are
notified that all sales arc considered due after
thirty days; and if not paid, interest will be
charged in every instance?whether on note or ac?
count?at the rate of one per cent, a month, un?
less by special contract otherwise.
Bleckley & Evins, G. F. Tolly,
M. Lessee, Dobbins & Skelton,
A. B Towers, (Survivor,) Geo. W. Faxt,
j. B. Clark & Son,
Cater & Martin,
Wm. S. Sharpe,
n. k. & j. p. Sullivan,
Walters & Baker,
j. L. Dawson,
W. F. Barr & Co.,
'P. K. McCully,
j. It. Smith & Sox,
C. A. Be ed,
Keesb & Kino.
W. H. Nardin & Co.
F. C. v. Borstel,
R. W. Home, .
Bennett & Keesb,
Byrne & Fooabty,
M. 1). Kennedy,
Watson & Bbo.,
L. C. Brady & Co.,
A. P. Hubbard,
Call and See!!
NOW IN STORE AND TO ARRIVE,
Of every variety, including Ladies' Dress Goods,
Notions, Bleached and Unbleached Shirtings,
Flannels, etc., etc., etc. Boots and Shoes, Hard?
ware, Cutlery, Crockeryw:ire and Groceries.
We have on hand Spices, of all kinds; Cur?
rants, Citron, Cinnamon Bark, etc. Also, a com?
plete assortment of Flavoring Extracts, Toilet
Soaps and Perfumery.
The ladies are particularly invited to call and
see our stock of JEWELRY, which is composed of
the latest styles worn.
In exchange for goods we take barter of nearly
Highest market prices given for cotton, and
liberal advances made on cotton shipped through
us for sale in New York.
CATER & MARTIN,
No. 10 Granite Row, Anderson, S. C.
Nor 11, 1869 20
Greenville & Columbia Railroad.
GENERAL SUPERINTENDENT'S OFFICE, \
Columbia, January 15, 1870. /
ON and after WEDNESDAY, January 19, the
following Schedule will be run daily, Sunday ex?
cepted, connecting with Night Train on South
Carolina Road, up and down, and with Night
Train on Charlotte, Columbia and Augusta Road
L've Columbia 7.00 a'm
" Alston 8.40 a m
" Ncwb'ry 10.10 a m
Arr. Abbeville 3.00 p m
" Anderson 4.20 p m
" Gr'nvillo 5.00 p m
L've Greenville 5.45 a m
" Andersou 6.25 a m
" Abbeville 8.00 a m
" Ncwb'ry 12.35 p m
" Alston 2.10 p m
Arr. Columbia 3.45 p m
The Train will return from Belton to Anderson
on Monday and Friday mornings.
JAMES O. MEREDITH, Gen. Sup't.
Jan 20, 1870 30
Tuttft Vegetable Liver Pills !
For Liver Complaiut, Billiousncss, &c.
Tutt's Sarsaparilla and Qjieea's Delight,
For purifying the blood.
For Cough's, Cold's, Consumption, &C, &C
Tutt's Improved Hair Dye,
The best in the world,
Arc for sale in Anderson by Walters & Baker,
Druggists, and Druggists and Merchants generally
throughout the Uailed Slates.
July 29 1800 . 5 ly
CITIZEN'S SAYINGS BAM,
INTEREST ALLOWED ON DEPOSITS !
Deposits of SI and Upwards Received.
MECHANICS, Laborers, Clerks, Planters, Pro?
fessional Men and Trustees can deposit their
Funds and receive interest compounded every six
Gen. WADE HAMPTON, President.
Co*. J. B. PALMER, Vice President.
THOMAS E. GREGG, Coshicr.
J. C. B. SMITH, Assistant Cashier.
Persons at a distancejnay send money by Ex?
press or Exchange.
April!, 1869 40 ly
WIDOWS AND ORPHANS
Benefit Life Insurance Company,
Of Now York.
ALL THE PROFITS TO POLICY HOLDERS.
No Restriction upon Travel or Residence.
POLICIES issued upon all modern and ap?
proved! plaae of insurance, including children's
Dividends annually to Policy holders.
GREGG, PALMER & CO.;
General Agents for South Carolina.
Special Agent, Anderson C. H., S. 0.
Dr. T. A. EVINS, Medical Examiner
April 1, 1809 40 ly
Mutual Life Insurance Company
of New York.
Tlio Lnrgcst in the World
ASSETS OVER THIRTY MILLIONS.
Policies Self-Sustaining in Thirteen Years.
All Profits Paid to Pol'ky Holders.
DIVIDENDS PAID ANNUALLY.
GREGG?, PALMER & CO.,
Genesal Agents for South. Carolina.
Special Agont-, Anderson C. H., S. C.
Dr. T. A. EVINS, Medical Examiner.
April 1, 1869_40_ly
Columbia, & C. ,
THE undersigneds having renewed his lease up?
on the above popular House, will endeavor to
make it one of the most agreeable Hotels in the
South. A call from the public is respectfully so?
jggf Free Omnibus to and from the Hotel.
WM. A. WRIGHT, Proprietor.
July 15, 1869 3 3m
Increase Your Crops and Improve Your
Land, by using
Imported by us direct from the Phoenix Is?
lands, South Pacific Ocean.
Wilcox, Gibbs & Co.'s
Prepared at Savannah, Ga., and Charles?
ton, S. C, which has proved In the soil the
best Manure in use.
Guano, Salt and Plaster Compound,
Also manufactured at Savannah <fc Charles?
ton. For sale for Cash or ou time, by
WILCOX, GIBBS & 00,
Importers & Dealers in
94 BAY STREET, SAVANNAH, GA,
?l EAST BAY-ST., CHARLESTON, 8. 0.
241 BROAD ST., AUGUSTA, GA. -
For further information, address as above for
circular, or subscribe to Southern Agriculturist,
published by W. C. Macmurphy & Co., at Augusta
and Savannah, Ga., at the low price of 25c. per
W. S. SHARPE, Agent,
Anderson, S. C.
Dec 16, 18(59 2 5 4m
SOLUBLE SOUTH SEA GUANO.
Rhodes' Ground! Gypsum.
?gy* Circulars with detailed statements fur?
nished on application to the general agents,
B. S. RHETT & SON,
Charleston, S. C.
Or to BLECKLEY & EVINS,
Agents at Anderson C. iL, S. C.
Jan 27, 1870 31 8m
BAUGH'S RAW BONE
SUPERPHOSPHATE OF HME.
I AM now receiving my supplies of this Manure,
and Planters cau rely upon getting an article ful?
ly up to standard us per analysis. All bought
from myself, or authorized agents, I will guaran?
tee, as every cargo so sold is analyzed on arrival
here, and the high character of the Manure fully
J. N. ROBSON,
Sole Agent for South Carolina,
Fos. I and 2 Atlantic Wharf, Charleston, S".CV
W. S. SHARPE, Agent for Anderson County.
Prof. Shepnrd says of analysis made October
16, 1869: "A valuable Manure, and decidedly
superior to the article of last year."
Experiment made by M. C. M. Hammond, -of
Beech Island, S. C.:
No Manure?887 pounds Seed Cotton per acre.
175 lbs. Peruvian Guano?1328 lbs. per acre.
175 lbs. Baugh's?1489 lbs. per acre.
Dec 23, 1869 26 Sa.
GEORGE W. CARPENTER'S
Compound Fluid Extract of Sarsa
GEORCE W. CARPENTER'S
Compound Fluid Extract of Buchu.
THESE celebrated preparations, originally in?
troduced by George W. Carpenter, under the pat?
ronage of the medical faculty, have been so long
extensively used by Physicians aud others, that
they are generally known for their intrinsic value,
' and can be relied on as being most valuable rem?
edies in all cases where Sarsaparilla or Buchu are
applicable, and cannot be too highly recomxneid
ed. They are prepared in a highly concentrated
form, so as to render the dos? s-atall and conven?
ient. Orders by mail or otherwise will receive,
GEORGE W. CARPENTER, IIENSZEY & CO1.,
Wholesale Chemical Warehouse,
No. 737 Market street, Philadelphia.
For sale by Walter? & Baker and W. H. Nardin.
& Co., Anderson, S. C. Dowie & Moise, Whole?
sale Agents, Charleston, S. C.
OctSM, 1869 17
HAVING (he largest and most complete Factor
ry in the-Southern States, and keeping always on
hand a large and most complete stock of DOORS,.
SASHES, BLINDS, Sasi Doors, Store Doors,
Shutters, Mouldings, &c, &c, I am enabled to
sell low and at Manufacturers' prices.
N. B.?Strict attention paid to shipping f?goo?7
July 22, 1669 4 9m
A. B. MULLIGAN,
General Commisson Merchant,
Liberal Advances made on Cotton.
I will, when placed in funds, purchase
and forward all kinds of Merchandize, Machine^
ry, Agricultural Implements, Manures, 'Seeds, &c
Sept 23, 1769 13 ly
J. H. F1BFEB.
HENRY BISCHOFF & COi,
AND DEALERS IN
Cigrars, Tobacco, ?&c*
NO. 197 EAST BAY,
<D2BIAl&lZilB.3V<Q)R. S(D. CA*
Nov 25, 1899 . 2ji
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