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VOLUME II....N0. 241.1
CHARLESTON, S. O., FRIDAY. JUNE 99, 1866.
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WASHINGTON, Juno 28.-Tho Senato postponed
the regular order, wbicli was tho District Suffrage
Bill, and took np tho Niagar& Ship Canal Bill, but
no conclusion was reached.
The HOUBO was engagod on tho Tariff Bill, but
very little progress was rando. Somo timo ago
tbe House paasod a rcaoluliou calling on the Pre
sident to furnish any information in his posses
sion, showing whether the officers of the Govern
ment bad united in Georgia and other Southern
States in^boBtowing honors on Gonfedoratos, liv
ing or dead. All the hoads of Departments havo
sont in soparato replies, which aro enclosed with
the President's Message; each of thom saying iu
effect that they havo no information or knowledge
of euch conduct.
Estimate of the Cotton Crop.
NEW YORK, Juno 28. -The Dry Goods Exchango
bas concluded an estimate of the growing cotton
?rep, based upon tho reports of sheriffs and
prominent persons of every county in the cotton
States. It is reported that this average crop is
between one-fourth and one-fifth of that of 1860.
Illness of Senator Lane.
ST. LOUIS, June 2G.-Senator LANE, of Kansas,
_ quite ill in this city, and is threatened with
paralysis. His physician does not think it possi
ble for bim to take his Boat in the Senate again
this session. The caso of General BLAIB against
the Judgo of Elections for refusing to receive his
vote withont first taking tho oath prescribed, waa
decided against General Bi.Ain in the gonoral
term of the Circuit Court yesterday. This is the
first decision involving the validity of a voter's
oath in this State.
Tornado In Augusta.
Au au HTA, June 28.- A raging tornado passed
over the city this afternoon from northeast to
southwest, tearing down houses and trees, and
wounding a number of persons.
Kew York market.
NEW Yon-, June 28.-Gold 53?. Exchange 10$.
NEW YOBE, June 28.-Five-twenties closed at
1034. Seven-thirties 103j. Gold 52J. Flour dull;
Southern $10.10@$17. Wheat dull; Bales 13,500
bushels. Chioago spring $2.10; white Kentucky
$3.30; Canadian $3.25. Corn declinad 1@2 cents.
Beef quiet. Pork firm; sales of 9500 b?rrela at
f31.50_}$31.95. Whiskey dull; sales 1000 barr?la
at 87@39 cents. Sugar quiet. Spirits of turpen
tine dall st 82 cents. Bosin dull at $S@$8.50.
New Orleans Market.
NEW OIILEANB, Jane 28.-Cotton duel mod 2 cts.
Sales 600 bales. Low Middling 8S@S5. Gold 56}.
Bank Sterling 66. N. Y. Exchange _ per cent,
OHIOAOO, June 26.-Flour moderately active. Wheat,
$1 67X to 1 68 lor No. 1. Corn quiet, at 68*c to 63>?c
for No. 1, and 51,?io to 52oforNo. 2. Oats steady at
82Kcto321_c Hlghwines neglected. Provisions dull.
Freights dall, Corn 18o to Buffalo. Receipts-tk?00 bbls.
Flour, 21.000 bushels Wheat, 117,000 bushell? Corn, 84,
000 bushels Oats. Shipments-3500 bbls. Flour, 38.000
bushels Wheat, 102,000 bushels Corn, 127,000 buehols
ST. Louie, Jane 25.-Cotton nominal at 34c to 35c.
Flour dull, with a declining lund en ey. Wheat lower and
unBottled; No. 1 Club, $1 00. Corn easier at 67c to 71c.
Oats steady ?t 41o to 41_o Pork lower at $33 to 83 60.
CINO-TNATI, June 26.- Hour and Crain dull. Whiskey
unchanged. Mess Pork $32. Lard 21*?c_ Gold $1 61
to 1 62. _
[COMMUN IO A MON.]
Tlie Post, ollicc.
M_8sns. EDITOH.B:-It is generally understood
that the Hebrew congregation worshipping in the
Hasel-street Synagogue have determined that it
is no longer a suitable placo for Divine Service,
on account of that street being now one of our
principal business thoroughfares, and their de
votions on Saturday being seriously interrupted
by the constant noise. Allow me to suggest that
the reason for its not being a suitable placo for
worship, is one for its being appropriate for a
post?nico, besides its being very central, a hand
aomo building, and convenient grounds. It seems
to us that our influential merchants could not do
a greater service to tho community at large than
to press the consideration of this subject on the
proper authorities. WBITEB.
ST. STEPHENS, June 26,1866.
Messrs. Editora : Observing that you aro pretty
watohful of the publie good-foarlessly calling
.vii-doers to account whenever thoy come under
jour editorial eye-I, as a plain farmer, who can
only understand our mother-tongue to mean
what it says, beg you to inform me whether or
not the Froedmon's Burean, through its officials,
has any right to deny that the froodm nn oan form
?ontracts as other freemen ? Has not Congress
passed a law punishing severely any man who
-hall attempt to make a difference between white
and black men in their politics- status as individ
uals ? And if any officer of the Government, in
his official oapaoity, makes such a distinction, is
he not liable to all the penalty of a violation of
the law above referred to ? When that officer be
longs to a Bureau expressly formed for the pro
tection of the fresdmen, and to see that their
rights as freecsen be not interfered with, is the
transgression not greatly enhanced? What
greater evidence is there of freedom than the
right, as dealing man with man, to make one's
own bargains? Ia-not overy free man bound, in
all civilized countries, by his own contraots?
Will you then, sir, explain, if you oan, why the
Freodmen's Bureau will continue to deny that tho
freodmon havo a right to mako their own con
tracts ? Why is it necessary for contraots, made
botwoon colored laborers and land-ownors, to bo
made as General SCOTT requires, and not ns the
.parties to the contract desire ? Why should Gen.
800TT bo called upon to approve or disapprovp
oontraoh? made in writing between freemen ? By
auch aotiQn, is he not daily denying that the
froedmon are freo, and so violating tho law of the
land? If this be so, will you toll us who ought to
put a stop to it-and oblige,
Yours, respectfully, N AGBIOO LA.
LIT ICH A It Y.
ECCE HOMO-A Surroy of tho Life and Work of Jesus
Christ. For sale by 8. G. COURTENAY b Co.
When Bishop WATSON'- Apology for the Bible
appeared, a great many unlearned, pious pooplo
wero indignant at the idea that tho Bishop should
think tbo Biblo needed an apology. The book
boforo ue, if wo mistake not, ia such an apology,
not from an orthodox point of viow, howevor, as
wo nnderBtand orthodoxy. Nor is it rational
istic. On tho contrary, the groat object of the
present work is to stem the torrent of this dor
man heresy, whioh has received euch a mighty
impetus within the last few years by the writings
of COLENSO, RENAN, and others.
Wo can seo no iniddlo ground upon which to se
cure a Arm foothold. The sacred writers are
either to be regarded as inspired or not inspirod.
Their narratives must bo roceived as absolute
truth, or are subject to the same canons of criti
cism as HOBIEB, PLINY and HERODOTUS. If we
adopt tho former alternative, we stand upon or
thodox, evangelical ground ; if tho latter, we om
bark upon the broad, uncertain, tempestuous sea
of ratio-.ialiyrn. But standing-room for a third
party, we can see none. Yet claims this author
such an outside platform, as will be seen from
the following extract from his proface :
"Those who foel dissatisfied with the current
conceptions of Christ, if they oannot rest content
without a definite opinion, may find it neoessary to
do what, to persons not so dissatisfied,- it Booms
audacious and perilous to do. They may be
obliged to reconsider the whole subject from the
beginning, and placing themselves in imagination
at the time when he whom we call Christ bore no
such namo, but was simply, as St. Luko describes
him, a young man of promise, popular with those
who knew him, and appearing to enjoy the Divine
favor, to trace his biography from point to pplut,
and aooept those conclusions about him, hot
which church doctors or evon apostles have Boaled
wit1- their authority, but which the factB them
selves, critically weighed, appear to warrant.
"This is what the present writer undertook to
do for the satisfaction of his own mind, and be
cause, after reading a good many booka on
Christ, he felt still constrained to confess that
there was no historical character whose motivos,
objoots and feelings remained so incomprehensi
ble to him. Tho inquiry whioh provod servicea
blo to himself may chance to be useful to others."
This patronizing air pervades the entire work.
The author, whoever ho is, evidently designed to
do the Church a great service when he published
his book. ?And being heralded forth with consid
erable pretensions, it has attracted very marked
attention in the literary, theological, and oritical
circles of Grout Britain. The anonymous charac
ter of the book, doubtless, also is of service to
the publishers, who aro not slow to take advan
tage of the public curiosity. Rumora aro indus
triously circulated, attributing tho anthorabip to
various distinguished persons; among them to
Mr. GLADSTONE, and, mirab?e dictu to NAPOLEON
The DOOK is uiviuoQ into two parts : The first
treating of The Baptist, The Temptation, The
Kingdom of God, ."ibrist's Royalty, Christ's Cre
dentials, Christ's Winnowing Fan, Conditions of
Membership in Christ's Kingdom, Baptism, Re
flections on the Nature of Christ's Society. The
second part treats of Christ's Legislation.
Speaking of the arguments adduced, pro and
con, as regards the authenticity of the story of
Christ's Temptati n, the writer says :
"A retirement of Christ into the desert, and a
remarkable mental struggle at the beginning of
his career, are incidents extremely probable in
themselves; and the account of the temptation,
from whatever source derived, has a very striking
internal consistency, a certain inimitable proba
bility of improbability, if the expression may be
allowed. That popular inspiration which gives birth
to rnmors and then boiir voa them, is not gene
rally capable of greater sublime or well-sustainod
?ZBimberty-tige Silber firth meift nur fdjttdjte ?tm-lbe.
"The popular imagination is fertile and tena
cious, but not very powerful or profound. Christ
in the wilderness was a subject for it to work
upon successfully; we should expect strange
Btorios to be told of his adventures in such a
solitude, but we should also expect the stories to
be very childish. Now the story of Christ's temp
tation is as unique as Christ's character. It ia
such a temutation as Christ, and Chris* in those
peouliar circumstances, might be expected to ex
The chap tor is summed np with this paragraph:
"Snob, then, is the story of Christ's tempta
tion. It rests, indeed, on no very strong external
evidence, and thero may be exaggeration in its
details; buc in its substance, it can soaroely be
other than true; first, beoause it is so mnch
stranger than fiction, and next, beoause in its
strangeness it is so nicely adapted to the charac
ter of Christ as we already Know it, and still
more aB it will unfold itself to us in the ooaree of
As we have already indicated, considered from
an evangelical point of view, the book is fall of
objections. And however good its intentions, it
is oftloulated to do harm only in the hands of the
unlettered believer, by fomenting doubt and dis
trust where before faith reigned unquestioned.
Aooordingly the book has been very severely con
demned by our religions prints. Bat, on the
other hand, the author is treated with the most
cavalierly contempt by the advocates of progress
as represented by tho Westminster reviewers.
There must, therefore, be some merit in the au
thor, else why voluntarily aubjeot himself to the
censure of both the leading parties of the think
ing world ?
The argument Is essentially apologetio; ad
dressed to intelligent and candia thinkers, not at
present Christians on fall conviction, bat willing
to work their way in tho author's company toward
conviction. The book is not intended for those
who have alroady accepted the Gospel as having
the fullness of Divino authority.
The author's whole view of his subject is a lay
man's view,-practical and lawyer-like. It is an
application of work-day common sense to a sub
ject ordinarily reserved for teohnical or devotional
troatment. In this lies the Beorot both of tho
charm of the book and of its incompleteness. The
style is remarkable for clearness, vigor and sim
plicity; and the book has been read, and will be
read, outsido of ciroles usually reached by relig
We have above referred to the olasses tho book
is not intended for, and whom it does not please,
viz. : T'-o evangelioal Christian on the one hand,
and the rationalist on the other. Bat, botweeu
these two, thero is a ?largo claim of onltivated
readers whose prejudices are all in favor of a be
lief in revolation. bat who are troubled with [the
doubts and perplexities so natural to the young
and inquiring mind. These will be glad to have
a work presented to them so entirejy adapted to
their state of mind, at the samo time liberal and
readable. Although the book is not to oar taste, we
oannot bat reoommond it heartily to the class last
mentioned, belioving that they may read it with
BY YESTEBDAY'S MAIL.
WAR CLAIMS OF -EnSON8 IN THE SOUTHERN BTATES.
SENATE, Juno 25.-Mr. Poland called up tho bill
ponding for some timo, to allow claims of loyal
persons in tbo lato Gonfoderato States tor $500
and loes, for stores furnished to the army, to be
eottlod by the Quartermaster's Dopartmont, with
out being taken to tbo Court of Claims.
Tho ponding quorn.: " was, upon tho amend
ment of Mr. Hendricks, to provide for payment of
etoroB taken by others than officers haviDgwritton
authority to take them.
Mr. Hendricks, after discussion; witbdrow his
amendment, romarking that ho would offer some
thing of Uko purport at tho next session of Con
Mr. Spraguo movod to amo-id tho bill so as to
mako the Secretary of War and not the Quarter
master or Commissary-Gonoral tho accounting
officer in tho claims referred to.
Mr. Howard said the bill was very sweeping,
and would involve great outlay. He askod if the
Committeo on the Judioiary had inquirod bow
much money would be taken out of the Treasury
under this bill.
Mr. Poland said tho Committoe had not made
that inquiry. No matter what tho amount was,
he thought the Government ought to pay it. It
only contemplated the payment of loyal mon.
Mr. Howard hoped the Dill would not pass. Tho
seizure of property in the South was one of the
-necessities of war, and the law of nations com
pelled rebel communities, .atwell as rebels, to
pocket their losses. It was vain to expect that
the loyal people of the United States would bear
any part of such losses.
Mr. Trumbull said he would opposo, aa strong
ly as Mr. Howard, the payment of rebels, but he
would not oppose tho payment of loyal mon. and
only such were proposed to be paid by this bill.
Mr. Howard said ne was opppBod to paying any
body in the rebel States, loyal or disloyal. Mr.
Trumbull thought the loyal men in the South
ought to be paid even more promptly than the
loyal men in the North.
Mr. Howard said that by solemn acts of Con
gross the eleven States of the South had been de
clared the enomies of the United States. Thero
was no caso in history in which a successful in
vading party bad paid for stores taken from an
Mr. Trumbull said he had never heard before of
a statute of the United States declaring the peo
ple of the South to be pnblio enemies. Ho had
voted for a bill doclaring certain States to
be in insurrection, but not declaring the inhabi
tants of thoBo States, one and ali, to be public
Mr. Wilson said that under the pending bill
every man in the South would provo his loyalty,
and the effect would bo to take a groat many mil
lion dollars out of the treasury.
Pending the discussion on the above, the morn
ing hour expired.
A? INQUIBX INTO THEPBOCEEDINGS OK A OOUBT MAB
Mr. Hale offered a resolution in reference to the
case of Dorronco Atwater, late a privato in the
United States army and a prisoner of war at An
doraonvillo, whore he was dotailed to keep the
death record, and secured the only complete list
of. the doad, and who subsequently sold a copy of
the same to the War Department for $300 and a
clerkship, and who was afterwards tried by a court
martial, sentenced and imprisoned _?.___ejj^ir^o
The resolution instructs the Committee on Mili
tary Affairs to inquire into the testimony, findings
ana sentence of suoh court martial, and find out
whether injustioo has been done to Atwater
which ought to be redressed, and whether certain
officers of the army bave not been guilty of op
pression, cruelty, injustice or other conduot unbe
coming officers and gentlemen, the Committee to
have power to send for persons and papers.
Aftor a statement by Mr. Hale, reflecting severe
ly on some army officials for their conduot in the
matter, the resolution was adopted.
THE AMERICAN PRISONERS IN ?ELAND.
HOUSE, June 25.-The Speaker presented a mes
sage from the President in answer to the House
resolution calling for information in relation to
the arrest and imprisonment in Ireland of Ameri
can citizens, with a report from the Secretary of
the State on the subject.
The following is a summary of the moesage from
the President :
He has the honor to subjoin a list of tho names
of all aged citizens of tho United btatos, who, ac
cording to the information in the Department,
have been arrested since the recent suspension of
tho Habeas Corpus Act in that country. Pursuant
to the instructions of the Department, the United
States Minister at London, and Consuls of the
United States in Iroland, have made such rep
resentation to the British authorities in regard
to the cases of persons, that they have been re
leased, except two, who were bold for trial upon
grounds supposed to be suffioient by the judioial
authorities. It is believed, ho wovor, that in conse
quence of the aforesaid representations, even tho
two persons referred to, one of whom is Col. Burke,
have boen set at liberty before the present time.
The following are the names of those hold in ar
rest in Doublin: Maurice MoGrath, Lieut. Col. J.
W. Byron, late Majoi Eighth Now York Volunteers;
George Archdeacon, Miohael O'Blerle, late Captain
Sixty-ninth New York Yoluntoera; Timothy D.
McEniff, John Fourring, Burke Eirnan McDonald,
James Bible, late Captain U. S. A.; John H. Glea
Bon, Joseph G1 o as on. Bernard McDermott. Mi
ohael O'Brien, Michael Duffy, Daniel J. Maykins,
James Smyth, of Ohio; John A. Comerford, of
Mausaohusotts; Frank Leslie, Wm. Malkere, native
of Pennsylvania: Edward Morley, native of Penn
sylvania; Cornelius Healy, Thoa. Hynes. Held in
arrest at Belfast: Cant. O'Byrne, John: Dunn.
Hold at Cork: John MoOlimperty,-native, of Ohio;
James Daniels. Held at Tipperary: Thomas E.
Mi*. BANKS stated that tho report showed that
the American oitizena arrested in Ireland under
tho suspension of the habeas corpus bad been
liberated. Mr. ELDRIDGE said he nndorstood that
to be the case aa to some, bnt not to all of the
Mr. SEWARD 'S letter waa read, showing that such
representations had been made to the British
Government, that all suoh prisoners had been re
leased except two, who were held for trial on
grounds supposed to be suffioient by the judicial
authorities, and that oven as those two, one of
whom was a Gol. BURKE, it was beliovod they were
at liberty by this time. Tho message and accom
panying documents wore referr. d to the Com
mittee on Foreign Affairs.
Most of the foreign news has been anticipated
by telegraph, but wo eoloct the following interest
THE ARMIES OF PBUB8IA AND A?8TBIA.-THE IM
MENSE FOBCE OF -RUSSIA FOB THK FIELD.
The following particulars will givo an idea oi
the onormons dimensions the Prussian arma
ments bave by degrees acsumed:
The nine corps tParmee forming the field army,
properly so called, consist of 258 battalions, 248
squadrons and 108 batteries, with 896 guns, the
whole numbering 871,000 mon, among whom are
8750 ofiicoid and 28.000 non-combatants. The
first band of the landwobr, considered the elite ol
the army, are formed into 110 battalions, 40
squadrons and 84 artillery oompaniea, having, in
all, 147,000 mop, among whom are 8800 offloera
and 2000 non-combatants. Tho dopot troops,
destined to fill up the vacancies constantly occur
ring in the ranks of tho two first mentioned classes,
havo boou augmontod to 83J battalions, GO squad
rons, and 3G fiold battorioe, or 144 guns, with
TA?i^0 m0D' amone whom aro 297 officers and
.Co??;in^-t,be a,D0Vt? fl?area wo Bhall havo a total
or 647,000, including 15,000 officors and 50,000
no2*iC?.?nb-_;t_nt8' with 1?08 ?un8. one half rifled,
and 182,000 horses. In addition to thoso, munici
pal guards, composod of volunteers, havo boen
formed in tho Southern districts of Brandenburg
and ?Silesia. ?
_ __ THE AOBTBIAN ARMY IN ITALY.
The Moniteur do la Flotte enumeratos tho Aua
triaji forco in Italy.
The Archduke Albert. Commandor-in-cliiof of
the Austrian army, has tour corpB under his or
ders-tho third commanded by tho Archduko
Ernest, the fifth by Prince LitchtonBtein, tho
seventh by General Marsicich, and the ninth by
The Austrian army in Italy comprises 106,260
troops of the line, 15,846 Chasseure, 3G.720 Croats,
4,840 cavalry, 4,900 artillorjmen in garrisons,
3,900 for tho dofence of tho coaBt, and 13,900 for
the field. Of non-combatants, thero are 1,300 en
gineers, 1,800 pioneers and 950 hospital attend
ants. Of tho men intended for active sorvice
80,000 oro to form an army of oporation, 40 000
for the fortresses, and 20,000 for the coast of Italy
and tho city of Venice. The third corps, which is
in the Frioul and at Lubiaina, is 45,000 Btrong ;
but it is intended to reinforce the army of tho
North. There are 40,000 men stationed at Gratz
who may bo despatched to the north or sonth, as
AMERICAN IUFLILS FOB AUSTRIA.
A few days ago 3,000 cwt. of American rifloB ar
rived at Harburg for the Austrian Government.
The Prussian gunboats in the Elbe, aftor inquir
ing at Berlin, allowed thom to be unshipped and
Bont on to Hanover. Immediately after, however,
a cargo of saltpetre was stopped on Prussian wa
ters, and its transport to Austria prohibited?
THE MILITARY SITUATION.
The Prussian army, which was in position on
the Silesian frontier, was throwing up defences on
all the roads which debouch from Bavaria.
General Manteuflol had ordered every public
functionary and official in Holstein to solemnly
engage to submit unconditionally to all orders of
the King of Prussia and those acting on his bo
The Daily News correspondent at Floronce says
the first hostile movement of Italy will be to throw
80,000 men in one body across the Po, following
this up by pouring 300,000 into Venetia.
The Vienna correspondent of tho TimoB de
scribes the positions of the Austrian army of the
North. The centre is between Olmutz and Prague;
the left wing extends from Prague to the north
western frontier of Bohomia, and the right wing
from Olmatz to Crakow, where there is a strong
ly intrenohed camp.
An Austrian courier, proceeding from Vienna to
Gen. Gablenz, was stopped ii? Prussian territory,
and hie dispatches taken from him.
It was stated ?hat a body of Austrian troops is
about to concentrate near Frankfort-on-the-Main.
Gen. Gablenz and the Duke of Aaguatonburg bad
-a ?? m
THE ALAUM BELL.-For tho first time in sixteen
Kmwieg?n?d\:^tmm?i0!? ^ ^t **?--**"
sont forth as of yore, m?t-^At-?-_g'>?i.i____bi
danger, or n?.-;_(, ?at tho joyous notes becoming
onr natioLal anniversary. It will not, we fear,
until "arter awhile," as Bill Arn says, ring again
for Southern victories per se; but we do want it
rung with a forty-horso power, when Thad. Ste
vens and his gang are consigned to infamy and
their long home.
We presume the first sounds of the boll will be
heard on the morning of the "glorious fourth," a
day which we hope Andrew Johnson will celebrate
in a manner that will electrify the country.
We suggest that it would ne a great conveni
ence to the community, if the hoars could be
struck on the bell, anti! such time as a city clock
can be prooured.-Columbia Phoenix.
SHOT.-We learn that, in a difficulty on Sunday
last between 8cipio ana Sam, two freedmen, on
the plantation of Mr. S. Wolfe, near this place, the
latter was shot by the former in the small of the
back, and seriously wounded. ' The gua with
which the injury was inflicted was charged with a
Minnie ball cut into several parts. We do not
know whether or not Scipio has beon arrcstod,
but presume, of course, the oase will receive due
attention from tho proper anthorities.
[ Winnsboro' News.
POSTOFFICES CLOSED.-As we hear that the Post
offices at St. Matthews- - and at Branch villo will
probably be closed for want of some person who
can take the diabolical test oath, we would Bay
to our subscribers at thoso places, that we can
leave their papers in the post?nico of Orangeburg,
if they so desire.-Carolina Times.
The following communication to the. Suinter
Watchman speaks for itself :
Mr. Editor:. Permit mo, through your columns,
to suggest that a meeting of the citizens of tho
district be called, for the parp?se of supplying
with bread many widows and orphans, who, we
are informed, are now suffering for the actual
necessaries of life. Shall it be said that the wives
and children of those who gave their lives in our
defence are forgotten in their honr of suffering
and want? Yet it is a faot, that they havo beon
uncared for and unprovided, and equally, too, that
they are in want and suffering. We are informed
that the Commissioners of tbe Poor, on account
of the impoverished condition of the country,
have levied no tax for the benefit of the poor of
the district. Then sorely there are many who,
from their abundance, can well afford to give that
whioh might have, in justice and law, been exacted
of them; and while we are moving to honor with
fit and besoming services the memory of the dead,
let ns not forgot their living wives and ohildron in
this their hoar of need. CITIZEN.
Moss PBOOBESS. - From an advertisement,
which elsewhere appears, it will be observed that
the South Carolina Railroad has completed its ar
rangements far receiving and forwarding mer
chandise to and from the interior and Northern
ports. This valuable obange in the conduct or
business on the road will undoubtedly affect tho
many commission and forwarding houses estab
lished to meet the wants of business moa through
the State, but the energy of those gentlemen will
doubtieso find an outlet in some other channel,
and thus a doublo benofit be conferred. Tue next
step of the Railroad will be the rebuilding of the
platform at the Charlotte Junction, and recon
atrusti?n of the depot. Every hoar seems to bo
telling somehow on oar prosperity. People grum
ble about the dullness of Sommer, but hero we
are opon the edge of July, and yet the change from
bad to worse is scarcely perceptible.
THE COLUMBIA MEMORIAL ASSOCIATION-On the
third of July next the ladies of Columbia will as
somblo to do honor to the memory of the Con
federate dead. We know not in whoso brain was
bora the idea of thus rom-mboring tho martyrs
who have gone down in bloody shrouds, bnt the
impulso to do this humble doty has found sym
pathy in every Southern heart. From the Poto
mac to the Bio Grande, wherever a mound marke
the resting place of the dead soldier, there woman
has laid her tribute of tears and flowers. The
humblest and the highest-her love and hei
memory ombraoe all alike.-Carolinian.
j?-ESTATE NOTICE.-ALL PERSONS HAV
INO DEMANDS against the Katata of the late DR. JOBS
A. WARBEN, will present them duly attested; and per
sons Indebted will make payment to BOBEBT OAUPBEI-?,
Boa, Attorney at Law, Walt-rborough; or
/uno 26 6 BRU J. STOKES, Administrator.
-. _.,__/_i. X* X V JCJ **_>__. L. A'__.
_TTIto It? lu ? i vi H, Friends and Acquaint
ances of Mr. and Mrs. C. O. DRANFORD, and of their
sons, CHAS. L., D. O. and R. M. B_AN_OBD, and tho sur
viving mombors of tho Palmotto Guard Artillery, Com
pany A., aro respectfully Invited to attend the Funeral
Sorvloos of R. M. BRANFORD, at his residence. No. 4
LlmohotiBO-Btreet, This Morning, at Ton o'clook.
mr Tlic Relatives, Friends anti Acqualnt
ancoe of Mr. and MrB. J?RN KENIFICK, of Mr. and
Mrs. J. B. DUVAL, and of Mr. and Mrs. A. O. BAn_o.
oro rotpoctfully invited to attend tbo funeral services
of the former at St. Mary's Church, at Six o'clock TA?*
Afternoon. Juno 29
?"NOTICE.-CONSIGNEES PER MER
CHANT'S I.lno Steamer LULIK, from Baltimoro, are no
tified that sbo is discharging cargo at Brown k Co.'s
Sonth Wharf. All Goods remaining on the wharf at
sunset will be storod at owners' risk and expenso.
Juno 39 3 STREET BROTHERS k CO.
mr N O T I C E.-THREE MONTH8 AFTER
PATE, application will bo made to tho Charleston Qas
Light Company for renewal of Scrip for 1087 Shares
standing In name of R. S. IZARD, and 19 Shares
in name of R. S. IZARD, Trustoo, the original being lost
or mislaid. MORDEOAI A CO.
Juno 39 3am3mo
?"N?TIGE.- ALL PERSONS HAVING
claims against the Estate of the late JOHN P. FOB
CHER, will prosont attested statements thereof to
WILLIAM JEBVEY, Attorney at Law, No. 51 Broad
street; and a.I persons Indebted will make payment to
the same, or to O. O. POROHER, Executrix.
Jnno IB fa*
mr NOTICE TO DEALERS IN SPIRITUOU8
LIQUORS.-CITY HALL, OFFICE CLERE OF COUN
CIL, July l8.1866.- Applications for LICENSE TO RE
TAIL 8PIRITUOBB LIQUORS, to tako dato from July,
1866, will be received at this Office, commencing on
Wedneiday, 30th inst Applicants will be required to
mention the place where ho, she or they intend to carry
on such licensed trade, and accompanying the applica
tion, so far as respects Tavern Licenses, with a certifi
cate recommended by Dix freeholders living In the im
modisto neighborhood of the applicant, as to good re
pute for henesty sod sobriety. W. H. 8MITH,
Jnno 30 10 Clerk of Council,
mr NOTICE TO HOLDERS OF PAST DDE
BONDS AND COUPONS OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA
AUDITOR'S OFFICE, 80. O A. RAILROAD OO, )
0___-HO*. JUNK 7, 18i6. 1
Tbe attention of parties interested is Invited to the
following resolution of the "Executive Committee of the
Board of Directors."
..Resolved, That holders of Fast Due Bonds and
C onpons of this Company, including tbe July, 1866,
Coupons, are requested to make statements of the same
au d leave them at the ? Alco of the Auditor, on or bofore
the first July next, with a view to the preparation of the
now Bonds or exchange. If preferred, parties may de
liver their old Bonds and Coupons, and take the Audi
tor's receipt and obligation to give new Bonds as soon
?-.?wr????"*.* mm-rr te\ trrr. lo* At._-.*? - ?-' ?*?-? -_.-?-.
mr T. B. BYNNEB, IMPORTES AND DEAL
SB IN WATCHES and JBWK-RY ; A?enoy for the
AMERICAN WATCH ; also, every variety of SWI88 and
ENGLISH WATCHES, at the lowest market prices,
Ho. 189 Broadway, New York-established twenty year?.
Trade Price Lists sent on application.
January 19 _ftnwfimo
mr HYGIENIC WINE-THE GREAT IM
PORTED TONIC-It is utterly different from alcohollo
trashy bitters. It waa endorsed by fifty-six members of
the American Medical Association, with their signatures,
Baltimore, May 1,1866. All physicians who examine it
unhesitatingly approve it It is the BE_T TONIC FOB
LADIES known. Sample ?oses sent on receipt of $15.
LAMBERT k EAMPINO, Importers,
NOB. 31 and S3 Broadway, New York.
MUSCAT PERLE-finest Table Wine.
N. B.-Samples sent to physicians, with formula, free
of charge. mwf2mos_June 26
mr STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA
CHARLESTON DISTRICT.-Hy OEORQB BUIST, Esq.,
Ordinary.-Whereas, SAMUEL _ TUPPER, of Charles
ton, Presldont Insurance Company, made suit to me
to grant him Letters of Administration of the Estate
and Effects of TRIBTAM TUPPER, late of Charleston,
Merchant: These are, therefore, to cite and admonish all
and singular the kindred and creditors ol the said
TIUSTAM Turren, deceased, that thoy bo and appear
before mo, in the Court of Ordinary to bo held at
Charleston, on the 13th day of July, I860, after publica
tion heroof, ai 11 o'clock in tho forenoon, to show cause,
if any they have, why the said Administration should
not be graa'ed.
O Ivon under my h ?nd, this twenty-eight day of June,
Anno Domini I860. t?-ORU- UUiST.
June 39 fl Judge of Probates.
An experienced Norse and Female Physician,
Presenta to the attention of Mothers her
FOB CHILDBEN TEETHING,
Whloh greatly facilitates the prooeas of Teething, fey
_mk\wb*M the gums, reducing all Inflammations, w10
allay ALL PAIN and spasmodlo aotlon, and la
SORE TO REGULATE THE BOWELS.
Depend upon It, mothers, It will give rest to yourselves,
Belief and Health to Your Infants*
We have put up and sold this article for over thirty
years, and oan say In confidence and truth of It what wa
have never been able to say of *"\ other medicine
NEVER HAS IT FAILED IN A SMOLE INSTANOE TO
EFFECT A OUR. when timely used. NeTer did _.
know of an ?nstanos of dissatisfaction by any one wfeO
used It On the oonlrary, aU are delighted with Its op??
rations, and speak in terms of oommendatlon of It*
magical efTeota and medical virtues. Wo speak In this
matter'"__t we ?lo know,'""after thirty years'exp*
rlenoe, and PLBDOJB OURSELVES FOR THE FULFIL
MENT OF WHAT WB HERE DECLARE. In al_0_
eTory lnstanoe where the Infant _ suffering from palra
and exhaustion, relief will be found In fifteen or twenty
minutes after the syrup Is administered.
Full directions for using will aooompany tach bottle.
None genuine unless the /_ simile of CURTIS A PER.
KINS, New York, Is on the outside wrapper.
Bold by all druggists throughout the world.
Price only 35 Cent? per IlotUo.
For sale by
KING ft 0ASSIDEY.
February _ 8 no J uri _ wa?