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VOLUME II....N0. 997.1
OHARLBSTON. S. O., TUESDAY. JULY 81, 1866.
PRICE ir IVE CJ3NTS.
Later from Rarope.
New Yobk, July 80.-Tlio China arrived at Hali
fax bringing Queenstown datos to the 22d. Cot
ton 4 to _d. higher. SaleB on Saturday 20,000
balea Middling Uplands at abont 14d. to 14,d.
BroadatntTa inactive. Weather fine. Provieiona
flat. ConsolB, 88J to 88_. Five-twontioa, 70. to
The China's news about tho armistice waB
anticipated by tho cabio.
Livebpool, July 21.-The announcement that
Austria had accepted the proposals for suspension
.of hostilities caused groat buoyancy in all the
.markets. The previous opinion, and especially
among Germane, being that peaco was almost
? cortain to bo concluded, and consequently thore
will be no resumption of hostilities. The Italian
answer had not yet boen received. There were
jno reports of furthor fighting.
THE NAVAL BATTI.K IK ITALY.
Liverpool, July 22.-In the groat naval fight off
Lissa, tho Italian iron-clad Rttrilalia was sunk by
collision at the commencement of the battle. An
iron-clad boat blew up with all on board, amidst
-ories of "Long live the Ring and Italy" from the
Italian accounts etato that the Austrian squad
ron retired aftor ono man-of-war and two steam
4Mb had been sunk.
Vienna diapatohes say that the Italian fleet
driven back, was being pursued by the Auetrians
in ihe direction of Ocona.
Advices from Paris state that Austria has con
sented to retire from the German Conf?d?ration.
The Paris Bourse was excited. Quotations 69.32.
'The Observer et a tea that the Parliament will be
required, almost at the last moment of the ses
aion, to give its concurrence to the Confederation
of tho North American Provinoes, including the
plan for the maintenance of tho Grand Trunk
Aid and Comfort to the Iliberal? Ia Mexico.
New Yore, July 30.-The World reporta the
-sailing on Thursday laut of a steamer for Mata
moras, with a large quantity of arms and ammuni
tion, including twelve pieces of light artillery for
Major-Qeneral Lew. Wallace, and Brigadier
Ge nor al Stevens, recently of the Union army,
New Yobk, July 30.-Havana dates of the 19th
.ututo that the Empress of Mexico arrived there on
the 17th, on her way to Enrope, and was received
with the honors of royalty.
Mexican news represent the situation of the
F.mpir- -o grunl-S- r?-'?J> mnrr, critical. Th? fall
-of Matamorae caused great dismay.
New York New?.
New Yobk, July 30.-The deaths last week were
. about 750, being a deerease of over 600 from pre
vious week. Nineteen cholera deaths on Saturday
and Sunday in New York and Brooklyn.
The steamers City of New York and Borussia
have arrived. Mails leave here this afternoon.
'The Hansa's mails left this morning.
The Atlantic Cablea
Washington, July 30.-Congratulatory dis
patches have passed between the Queen of
England and the President of the United States
-on the completion of the Atlantio Cable.
New York Market.
New Yobk, July 30.-Cotton higher, but the
-effect of the European news has not yet been fully
-developed; prices at from 36 to 39. Flour dull.
Wheat dull and drooping. Pork dull and hoayy.
?Sterling duU, 8$; sight, 10.J. Gold, 1.7J.
Gold 147|. Coupons of '81, 110 ; Coupons of '62,
105j ; Coupons of '62 (?), 108_ ; Coupons of '64,
106. Ten-Forties, 98$. Treasuries, 104$ to 104|.
-Cotton 1 cent higher ; sales 2000 balee. Middling
Uplands, 37 ; Middling Orleans, 89. Flour heavy
.and unchanged. Wheat heavy and nominal. Beef
. steady. Pork firm at $31.50. Lard firmer and
.quiet. Sugar steady. Coffee and molasses firm.
Naval stores quiet and steady. Spirits of Tnr
.pentino 69 to 71. Rosin $2.87. to $8.60.
Cincinnati, July 27.-flour firmer; extra ?uperfine
$7 60 to 8 BO Wheat active and lOo bixher. WbUkey
.at $a 28 free, and $2 ii In bond. Mhb Purkin good de
mand; rales 19,000 bblB at $83. Gold 149.
Obioaoo, July .7.-tfluur firm. Wbeat uneottlfd and
.advanced 2c; sales st $1 65 for Ko 1, and 00 to Mo for
Ko 2. Corn firm, open tag at an advance of 1 to 1 Ho,
?and closlnc at 60c for Mo 1, and 69o for Ho - Oats quiet
at 27 j. to 28 \io tor No1, and 25H to 2?>.o for No 3.
High wines quiet Provisions dull. Freights doll at an
advance of l).o. Beosipts-3700 bbls floor, WOO bush
wheat, 130.000 bush corn, 20,G"'O bush oats Shipments
-6000 bbl? flour, 18,000 bash wheat, lS8,i>00 bush oom,
- 83,000 bush oats.
Milwaukee Julv 37.-Flour qulot. Wheat unsettled;
. sales at f 1 71 to 1 73 for No 1. t ora active at Gie for
No 1. Oats 35o for No1. Iiercipt?- 000 bbls flour, 7000
bush wbeat, ano bush corn, 11,000 bush nat?. Shipments
-600 bbls flour, 37,000 bush wheat, .600 bush corn, 43.
-.000 boab oats.
jPuiJutoKLi'UiA July 27.-nottou quiet; Middling Up
land 86o and Orleans 34c. Flour tlnn; new wbeat extr?
.$10 78 to 11 35 ?old ?took extra f 8 to a 50 Wheat firm
Jit $2 67 to 2 76. Corn-An advancing tondonoy ; yel
low Die; mixed Western 0- to 93o. Onffee flrin; Laguy
ara 18>, to 27>i currency. Sugar-Sales of Cuba at 11
rio ll,?_o. Whiskey uaobanaed.
Colombia, S. 0., July 30, 1866.
To the Editor of the News:
Dear Sib:-I see by the papers that I have been
selected as one of the delegates to represent
Beaufort District in tlio Convention that is abont
to meet in this city. I do not wish it thus to ap
pear that I am in any way committed, directly or
ndlrectly, to that movement.
I do not moan to reflect upon those who favor it;
they are doubtless wise and patriotic. But to me
the end and object seom to bo little more than a
struggle for a choice of masters, and in snob a
sor amble I am qniio willing to leavo it in the hands
of those who think otherwise; preferring, myself,
to remain in the mott profound retirement, and
to enjoy, in the mo?t unobtrusive way, the only
?liberty left mo-the liberty of being obedient. ?
Pray givo this a place m your paper, and oblige
Your obedient servant,
JOS. DANIEL POPE.
Visit to the Up-Country.
Wo had occasion, some day? nineo, to take a
trip to the up-country, and presuming that our
readers may bo interested in knowing the goneial
oonditiou of the crops, Seo., of that eootion, we
present what faota wo wero able to gathor.
In Union, Spartanburg and Greenville Distriots
the planters havo auflorod severely for want of
rain. The corn orops Lave been cut off terribly
on this account, and, bo far as we eaw ana could
learn, little of that grain will be gathered, ex
cepting that plant od upon the bottom lauds. Tho
cotton crops have Buffered equally with tho corn.
We hoard no complaints of tho labor. Tlje freed
rnon, as a general thing, bave worked well, and
bave conducted themselves much better than it
waa genorally suppoaed thoy would.
Wo left, tho Qreeuville Railroad at Allston, and
took passage iu a stage to Sholton's, twenty-five
milos, over the poorest road wo have over trav
elled. From Shelton'* we went upon the Spartan
burg and Union Railroad to Spartanburg Court
house. The energetic and able President of this
railroad, Mr. Jeteb, has had many difficulties to
contend with in repairing and rebuilding tho
bridgos and track destroyed during the war. We
learned that the bridge aorous Broad River at
Sholton's will bo built during the fall, and that in
two or three weeks cars upon this end of tho road
would connect with those upon the other sido of
the river, thus obviating the uncomfortable
staging over the twenty-five miles we havo men
tioned, and carrying freight through without
We remained over night at Spartanburg 0. II.,
and were pleased at the general quietude prevail
ing in that delightful village. Two hotels are
open there-the Palmetto Honse and the Walker
House. The former is under the management of
Wllxiam Ibvim, Esq., formerly Principal of St.
.John's College of that village, and is excellently
kept. The latter, we believe, is under the super
vision of Mrs. Walkeu.
Returning, we carne by way of Greenville The
Greenville and Columbia Railroad is in very good
oonditiou, so far as our observations went. The
company ia pushing rapidly forward the comple
tion of the bridge aoross the river at Allston. By
the middle of August the cara will be passing over
it. Mr. Burks is superintending this work, and
is highly complimented for his energy and perse
Arriving at Columbia, we drove to Niokeuson's,
where wo had all the comforts whioh a first-class
hotel can give, and received all the polite atten
tions which only such hotel keepers as Mr. Nick
KiiBOH know how to extend.
Who we Ought to Klect to the Convention.
Messrs Editors : Please allow us to exprosa our
?|.|.. ..^ut blip (?a ?.wa. *_ rf " _._ m rmnm -? .-- - . ? ....
over the signature of "Oommon Sense.-*
We most heartily endorse every eontlment
therein expressed, and the nomination of the dis
tinguished gontlemen suggested to reproaeut the
State at large in the National Union Conven
tion to be held in Philadelphia, viz ; His Excel
lency Gov. Ona, Lieut. Gov. Poiiteu, and the
Hon. B. F. Pebbv and Hon. J. L. Manmn?
(Senators elect). Their appointment by the
State Convention to the above named position will
eminently prove the good -sense, sound judg
ment and conservative sentiments of the State.
It is sJbo to be hoped that every delegate, when
assembled in Convention at Columbia, to nomi
nate representatives for their respective Congres*
sional Districts, will be guided and controlled in
their selection by that same prinoiplo of common
sense and prudence, and choose their very best
men,-gentiemen of sound integrity, large expe
rience, and conservative in their sentiments.
And here allow us to express the opinion that in
the two geutlomon named in a resolution offered
by Mr. Jeffers, and unanimously adopted at the
late public meeting held for the purpose of ap
pointing delegatea to the Oouvention at Columbia,
are combined all tboBO principles, together with
prudence and good judgment, which will emi
nently qualify them to represent this Congres
In thus seleoting the most wise and prudent
men to represent the State in this important Con
vention which is to meet in Philadelphia on the
14tb of August, we will have contributed our share
of wisdom, integrity and strength, whioh are ele
mente necessary to restore our distracted country
to her wonted prosperity, peace and good will to
m ALL -MEN."
. A Gallant Soldier's BEHTuaorra.-Tho "M?
moire of the Confederate War," by Colonel Heros
Von Brook, Obief of Rtaff for Gen. J. E. B.
Stuart, which have had a run through several
numbers of Blackvwud's Magazine, are concluded
in the last iaaue (June) of that renowned periodi
cal. The following is the oonolnding paragraph
of the author's interesting "Memoirs," whioh,
doubtless, breathe the eon timen t s of many gallant
fellows who still survive the wreck of the " Lost
Lee's glorious army is no longer in existence.
The brave men who formed it have, after in
numerable Bufferings, bowed to the enemy's power
and numbers, and dispersed to follow peaceful
pursuits. But thoso who have survived the fear
ful struggle for independence can look back upon
a HericB of battles and victories unequalled in his
tory; and every one of us will forever speak with
pride of the time when he was a soldier of the
army of Northern Virginia. I, myself, am still an
iuvalid. The ball whioh I carry in my lunga gives
mo frequent suffering, and has broken my once bo
robust health; but as every renewal of ray pains
reminds me of the past, they aro alleviated and
almost offaced by the pit-asure with whioh I re
vert to the time when I fought side by side with
those brave men; and I shall ever rejoice that I
drew my sword for the gallaut people of the late
Noble sent'monte, nobly expressed.
ArFOINTMENT 0*T COUUIBSIOHEBB TO THE PARIS
Univebba? Exposition.-The following named
gentlemen were nominated to tho Senate on tho
27th by the President, to be the Commissioners
on the part of the United States to the Paris Ex
position in 1867: Louis Agaesiz, Massachusetts;
Jamos H Bowen, New Yqrk; J. P. Leeloy, Penn
sylvania; Henry Falling, Oregon; John P. Ken
nedy. Mar\land; William Slade, Ohio: John Erics
rt'.n. New York; Samuel B. Buggies, New York; J.
Lawrence Smith, Kentucky; Henry D'Aligny,
CASK OF JKPITEIISOI? DAVIS IN CON
THE REPORT ON THE 3?BJECT.
Tho Committeo on tho Judiciary, to whom was
referred the resolutions of the Honso of Repre
sentatives of April 9th and April 30th, 1866, in
structing the committee to inquire iuto the
nature of the ovidonoo implicating Jitterson
Davis and others in the assassination of President
Lincoln, and also whotbor auy legislation is ne
cessary in order to bring euch persons to a spocdy
and impartial trial, if it should appear that there
was probable cause to beliove that said persons,
or any of them, are guilty of inoiting, concerting,
or procuring tho assassination of the lato Presi
dent of tho United States, and also whether any
legislation is necessary in order to bring said per
sons to a speedy and impartial trial for the crime
of treason, submitted a report to tho Houso on the
27th, as onr telegrams have already announced.
Tho report is very long and contains a number of
letters and documents belonging to tho ofiloial
rocords of- the late Confederacy, now in posses
sion of the War Department, relating to what was
termed the "eocret" service of the Oonfodoraoy.
With regard to the trial of Davis, the commit
tee are of the opinion that there aro no obstacles
to a speedy and impartial trial which can bo re
moved by legislation. The ovidenoo in possession
of the committee connecting Jeff. Davis with the
assassination of President Lincoln justifies the
committee in saying that there is probable causo
to boliove that be was privy to tho measures
which led to the commission of the deed, but tho
investigations wbioh have been made by the War
Department and by the committee have not re
united in plaoing the Qovernment in possession of
all the facto in the oase. The committee are of
the opinion that a further investigation will re
sult in a full development of the whole transac
tion. The examination of the captured rebel
archives, though not complete, has gone far
enough to throw light upon the general policy of
the rebel authorities, whioh in many particulars
involved a total disregard of international law and
of the usages of civilized war.
The committee, iu this connection, give a de
tailed history of the course pnraned by the Con
federate Qovernment towards slaves found in the
ranks of the Union army. Most of this in taken
from the published ordera of tho rebel War De
In summing up this part of the report, the
committee says : "Tho d?claration* made, ana the
acts done in pursuance of the d?clarations, are
conclusive proofs of tho brutal and - malignant
feelings by which the leaders of the rebellion
were controlled, and rendered it not only possi
ble, but probable, that they would at once en
gage in projects for the destruction of the chief
men of the Republic"
A considerable portion of the report of the com
mittee is dovoted to the ovidence in the oase of 0.
0. Clay, Jr. Clay's letter to President Johnaon,
dated November 23d, 18C6, is quoted, wherein he
denies having been in Canada at the time of the
assassination. This the committee eaya is shown
to be a falsehood, according to evidence before
them. They say the falsity of the statement goes
far to show that he has some reason for attempt
Canada; and inasmuch as the statement waa ?nac??
in order to relieve himself from the charge tuu
tained in the President's proclamation, it baa a
strong tendency to connect him of complicity io
the deed. A number of letters are prodnced to
snow that Clay was in Canada at the time, and
aluo that he was the originator of the various
raids on the northern border of the United States.
The first allusion in point of time made to the
presence of Clay in the South among all the papers
iu possession of the Government yet examined is a
letter dated at Richmond, March 8, 1865, and
written by H. lu Clay to C. G. Clay, Jr. The state
ment of Clay that be has never known an; of the
persons accused and convicted of participating in
the assassination of President Lincoln is shown to
be false by the evidence before the committee.
Clay, while in Canada, acted under the following
RiciiMoM?, Va , April 21, 1864.-Hon. 0. 0. Clay,
Jr., fee, Ho.-Sir : Confiding special trust in your
zeal, discretion and patriotism, I hereby direct
you to proceed at once to Canada, there to oarry
out Buen instrnolionB as you have received from"
me verbally, iu euoh manner as shall seem moat
likely to conduce to the furtherance of the interest
of the Confederate States of America, whioh have
been entrusted to yon.
Very respectfully and truly yours,
The committee say it is well established by let
ters and dooumente derived from rebel boutcob
that Clay, under this commission, was instrumen
tal in organizing and executing, with more or less
success, the raids upon the cities and towns along
tho border the plans for the introduction of pesti
lence, the organization of conspiracies to liberate
the prisoners oonfii ed in Camp Douglas, Chicago,
to destroy our oommerco on the rivers, lakes, and
ocean, and finally to thwart and overthrow the
Qovernment by inciting a new rebellion in the
North. It is also ascertained that Jacob Thomp
son, Beverly Tooker, Qeorge N. Saunders, W. O.
Cleary, Bennett H. Young, and R. J. Stewart were
all employed in Canada as secret agents for tho
Io proof of this the committeo produce a large
number of letters, orders, and diapatohea which
Saosed between those men and the officers of the
Onfoderate Qovernment at Riohmond, showing
that they were acting directly under its authority,
and that they received orders to make the raids
and other offensive demonstrations on the north
ern border of the United States.
Testimony taken at the trial of the assassins,
together with that taken by the committee, justi
fies them io the inference that tho murder of
President Lincoln was procured by the use of
money furnished by the Richmond Qovernment.
The remarks said to have been made by Davis, on
the receipt of the intelligence of the death of
President Lincoln, is in harmony with the conver
sation of his agents.Thompson, Tucker and others,
as given by Richard Montgomery, a witness Who
waa before the committeo, and also a witness in
the trial of the conspirators.
Thompson told montgomery, in 1864, that he
could have the tyrant Lincoln put out of the way
at any time. He said ho had his friends all over
the Northern States, and it required but his nod
to havo thom do anything he wanted donn. Clay
is said to have tallied in a similar vein about the
assassination of Lincoln. Tho committee say
there is substantial harmony between the evidence
furnished by the officiai documents found in the
hand? of the rebel authorities, and the testimony
of the varions witnesses brought before tho com
mittee, as to the participation of Davis, Thomp
son, Clay, Cleary and others in the soborno for tho
assassination of the President.
With reference to the testimony in possession
of the bureau of military justice, takeu by Judge
Holt, and on which President Johnson based his
proclamation, the committee makes tbo following
statement : "When the oommltteo entered upon
this investigation in April last, the evidence in
the War'Department, if aooepted as trno, was
conclusive as to the guilt of Jt_Toreon Davis. The
Judge Advocato-Qenoral had taken the affidavits
o several persona who profeosed to have bee j in
the service of the rebe) Qovernment, and who
had been present at an Interview between Surratt
and Davis and Benjamin.
"Those affidavits were takon by the Judge Ad
vocate-Qen eral in good faith, and in the lull belief
that the persons making thom were stating
that only which was true. The statements made
by those witnesses harmonize in ojerj impor
taut particular with facts derived from docu
ments and other trustworthy sources. The com
mittee, however, thought it wise to soo and ex
amine eomo of the persons whoso affidavits had
boeu takon by Judge Huit. Soveral of the wit
nesses, whon brought before tho committee, te
traoted entirely the etatemonts which they had
made in their affidavits, and declared that their
testimony, as giveu originally, waa false in ovory
parttcul ir. They tailed, however, to state to tho
committee any inducomout or consideration
whioh eeemed to tho committee a reaeouablo ex
planation for the coutbo thpy have pursued.
Tho couimittco aro tboroforo not at this time
able t'i Bny, as the result of their investigation,
whether the original statements of theeo wit
nesses are true or falBO. But the retraction made
by acme of thom deprives them of all olaiin to
credit, and their statements so far impeach or
throw doubt upon the ovidonce given by other
witnesBOa whose affidavits were taken by Judge
Holt, that tho committeo iu the investigation
which they bave made, and in this report, havo
disregarded ontiroly tho testimony of all thoso
persons whose standing has boen bo impeached.
On the other baud, the committoe have relied
very largely upon documents found in tho robel
archives, and havo introduced only the teatimony
of those persons whose reputation for truth aud
voracity has not been impeached by any of the
investigations that havo been made. Nor has it
been tho purpose of tbo committee to draw un
natural or forced inferences from tho trust
worthy toatimony whioh they have examined, but
rather to present a truthful statemont of facts."
The report oonoludes with an exproaaion of
opinion on the part of tbo committee that it is
the duty of the Exeoutive Department of tho
Government, for a reasonable time, and by tho
proper moans, to pursuo the investigations for
the purpose of ascertaining the truth. If Davis
and nid associates are innocent of the great crime
with which they were charged in the Pr?sidant'?
proclamation, it is due to them that a thorough
investigation should be made, that they may be
relieved from the suspicion whioh now rests upon
them. If. on the other hand, they are guilty, it
is duo to justice, to the country, and to the armo
ry of him who was the victim of a foul conepiraoy,
that the originators should suffer the jost penalty
of the law. The committee are, therefore, of the
opinion that the work of investigation should be
MESS AUB Or THE PBXSrDXNT IN BEFLT TO BOUSE
The President, on Thursday, sent to the House
of Representatives a message in reply to resolu
tions of that body-first, requesting him to urge
upon tho Canadian authorities, and also the
British Government, the releaae of the Fenian
priaonera recently captured in Canada ; and
aecondly, also that he cauae the proseoutiona in
stituted in tho United States Courte againat the
Fenians to be diaoontinued, if compatible with
the public intereat.
A communication from the Secretary of State ia
enclosed, in whioh he eaya, in regard to the first
resolution, that the Government of the United
States holds no correspondence direotly, upon any
subject, with the Canadian authorities* mentioned
in the roaolntiou, or with the authoritiea of any
colony, province, or dependeuoy of any other
sovorctgn State; and that, on the contrary, all its
corresponden-^concerning questions whioh ?riso
W'-ItfiAfffifik-JK-*.*?'**6 t? BU<"h coionies, provinces
with such sovereign Governmedr.*"""""' ?
On the 11th of June laat a note was addressed
by the State Department to the Hon. Sir Fred
erick Bruce, her Majesty's minister plenipoten
tiary residing iu the United Statea, of whioh a
cony ia annexed.
It ia proper to say, in relation to that note, first,
that the reporta mentioned therein, to the effect,
that prisoners had been taken on the aoil of tho
United Statea and conveyed to Canada, and
threatened by Canadian agenta with immediate
exeoution without legal trial, were found on ex
amination to be untrue and without foundation
It ia due to the British Government to aay, in
the second place, that the repreaentations mado
in the aaid note have been received and taken into
consideration by the British Government and by
the Canadian authoritiea in a friendly manner.
The reaolutiou of the Houae first recited, har
monizing as it does with the spirit of the afore
said note, will be brought to the attention of her
Majesty's Government and of the Canadian au
thoritiea, with the expression of a belief on the
part of the President that affaira upon the fron
tier have happily come into a condition in which
the clemency requested by Congrega may bo ex
tended without danger to the public peace, and
with advantago to the interests of peace and har
mony between the two nationa.
Tne Secretary further aaya he has already re
ceived tho President's directions that the second
of the resolutions be taken into consideration by
the proper departments of the Government, with
a desire that it may be found practicable to re
concile the humane policy recommended with the
maintenance of law and order, the aafety of the
public peace, and the good faith and honor of the
The following ia the letter to Sir Frederick
Department op State, )
Washington, June il, 18C6. j
Sut: The Secretary of War baa laid before the
Preaident sevoral dispatches whioh were received
yesterday and to-day from Major-General Meade,
who ia commanding the United States forces on
the Canadian frontier.
These communications warrant the President
in believing that the so-called Fenian expedition
is now entirely at an end. and that order and
tranquility may be expected to prevail henceforth
upon that border.
I regret, however, that I am obliged to connect
with this gratifying information the further state
ment that reporta have reaohed Major-Goneral
Meade to the effect that some Canadian or British
troops have crossed the line and entered witbiu
the territory and jurisdiction of the United States.
It is even aaid that the entry took place after the
disturbers of the peace, under the command of
their loader, named Spear, had relinquished their
forbidden enterprise and withdrawn within the
boundary lino of the United Statea.
The reporta go so far aa to say that priaonera
have beou taken on the soil of the United States
and convoyed to Canada, and that the Canadian
agents have threatened that these prisoners, to
gether with such atragglers as may now be found
within the Canadian linea, will be immediately ex
eouted without legal trial.
It is believed that theso reports aro exaggera
ted. Care baa been taken by Major-General
Meade to have thora promptly Investigated. In
the meantime, I am instructed by the President
to represent to you-aud through you to tho Bri
tish and Canadian authorities-that this Govern,
ment could not look without serious concern upon
the practico of any unnecessary severity, and ea
Secially upon the exercise of retaliation or other
legal proceedings, upon the persona of such of
the offenders as have fallen or shall hereafter fall
into the hands of tbe Canadian authorities.
I respectfully invite your attention to this sub
Ieot, with a confident expectation that no proceed
Dga that ?hall not be authorized by and bo in
conformity with law will be taken against persona
of that class, and in the bo} ??.-? that even the
customary administration of the law will be tem
pered with special forboaranoo and clemency.
In view of the effective proceedings which this
Government has adopted in regard to the distur
bances on the Irontier, now so fortunately ended,
these representations would have been made by
m* without waiting to be moved from any other
?quarter. They are now made? however, with the
approval of Major-Genoral Meade, and I believe
that tboy will receivo the conciirronoo of Congross
and the peoplo of tho United Sta??*.
I havo the honor to be, sir, vom oledient ser
vant, WM. II. S-LWABD.
Tho Hon. Sir FnEDEnicn W. A. Bit ?cr, Ac.
A letter to tho Ciuciutiati Gazette, daictl Indian
apolis, Ind., 22?! iuetaut, say?: A vurv disareB?ing
occurrence to.ik place nt the Pylo B*oui?e in this
city last evening. Tim boardire, of whom the
house has a large nnmhor, were noarly all poison
ed at supper, and som? forty-two were taken sick,
and continued very ill durin,; tho night. They are
all somewhat bettor this evening, but aro not yet
considered out of danger. The family of Mr, Pyle
and the fimalo servants woro alco nttacked. Va
rious theories have been BUguc-stcd to account for
the strango phenomenon, but none are ttioruughly
satisfactory. (Some think tho poisou wits in tho
milk, while others ascribe tim sickness to some
blackberries which woro provided for supper.
On the 26th inst,, by Rev. O. P Oadsos?, WILL?AM
A. BO?LE to StfcAN LADSON, oldest daughter of Dr.
U. Iiuiiou Smith. *
StSrTUc lielfitl-vi a, Friends anil Ariinolnt
ancos of Mr. Mien el ASMAD and family are respectfully
lnvitod to attend the Funeral Service? of bis fourth Sou,
JAMES M. AHNA?. at fit. J.-hu's Chapel, Hanover
stroot, This Afternoon, at Five o'clock, without further
Invitation. . July al
jar the surviving members of the
LAFAYETTE ARTILLERY are reapeotfully invited to
attend the Funeral of their late brother member, JAMES
M. ARN Au. from his lato residence, Judith street, one
door woat of America, This Afternoon, at Fire o' clock,
without further invitation. * July 81
DEPARTED THIN LIFF, in the city of New Tork, on
the 11th July, WILLUM ALGERNON ALSTON, of
Georgetown District, in this State.
jW-COLLEOTOR'S OFFICE, united states
INTERNAL REVENUE, 8K0OND DISTRICT, SOUTH
CAROLINA.-_____I_-H_W, July 20th, 1866.-Notice is
horeb; given that J. D GKDB1NG8, of Oharleaion, has
This Day been appointed by me a DEPUTY COLLEC
TOR OF TAXES in th.a Collection District.
FREDERICK A. HAWYER,
JW NOTICE.-ALL BILLS AGAINST BRITISH
Bark ROOKWOOD, Cap-, J Lowbt, must be preaonted
for payment by 3 P. M" This Day, atoar office, or they
will be debarred payment.
July 81_1_North Atlantlo Whsrf.
jasr ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICE.-ALL PER
SONS having claims sgalnst the Estate of the late sir.
HENRY FENNER, Moulder, will present them pro
perly attested, and thoso Indebted will make payment
to J- A- THOURON,
No 14 Vendue Range,
Agoni for Mrs. Elisa. F-imicn. Adminlstratr??
--*__f ?fuTHMS 1 NOTICE 1-CO?PLAINT ??V=
INO been made by responsible merchants that there
?re parties cni'oged ln butlnoaa wbo arti in the habit of
sendlog away Barrels, ?ka, without being Gaaged, and
alto making a Guage Mark on ssid Horrels, the penalty
for whioh is Forty Dollars for each offence, I hereby
give notice to all concerned that from this date any vio.
latlon of the Uw will be promptly reported to the City
Council. CLARENCE LEVT,
Jnly 31_1*|_City Onager.
j*?-NOTICE.- CONSIGNEES PER STEAM8HD?
EMILY B. SOUDER are hereby notified that she is
This Day discharging cargo at North Atlantlo Wharf.
All goods left on the wharf after annsei will be stored
at expense and risk of owners. A. GETTY k OO.,
MauaHing Owners and Agents.
All Freight amounting to firteen (l8) dollars or leas,
must be paid on the wharf befure delivery of goods.
July 30_ a
ter NOTICE.-MESSR8. I. HYMAN & CO.
will act as my Attorneys during my absent? from tile
State. MAX WAGNER.
July -8_ a*
?S- DISINFECTANTS GRATIS l-THE CITI
ZENS of Charleston can be supplied with CHLORIDE
OF LIME and COPPERA?, without cost, by applvtng at
the Roper Hospital, or to the City Registrar, Dr. GBO.
8. PEL8ER, No. 117 COMING STREET.
July 14 _ 3?-o*
jaarNOTICE_THREE MONTHS AFTER
date, application will be made for renewal of 8 OR II' OF
EIGHTEEN 8HARE8 OF MEMPHIS AND CHARLES
TON RAILROAD STOCK, in the name of T. Pinckkht
Lo wiro es._lamoSmos_May 81
j?- NOTICE-ALL PERSONS TO WHOM
the Estate of ELIJAH PILAND, of St, Stephen's Parish,
is Indebted will render in their acoonnts properly at
tested, and those wbo are indebted to the estate will
make Immediate payment to the subscriber, at tit. Ste
phen's Depot, Northeastern Railroad.
jal- 2i tofo*_Administratrix.
~?_r SPECIAL NOTICE.-W. 8. 0. CLUB
HOUSE GIN.-Pure, solt, and unequalled. Wa
placo this celebrated brand of Gin before the pub
llo as a pure, unadulterated article, that only re
quires to be known to bo appreciated. Medical men of
the highest standing acknowledge that it has great
medical properties, and to those ?ho use It medicinally
It la particularly recommended. Wkf. B CORWIN <fe
CO., No. 000 Broadway, N. Y., Bole Importers. For
sale at E. E. BEDFORD'S, No. -S9 King-street, Charles
ton. Jnly al
jaar BOINE8T & BURKE RECEIVE THE
latoet New York DAIIJFa avery alterno >n. Prk? lo
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HALL'S VEGETABLE SICILIAN HAIR RE
Restore8 gray hair to the original ooior.
HALL'S VEGETABLE SICILIAN HAIR RE
Prevents the hair from falling off.
HALL'S VEGETABLE SICILIAN HAIR RB
Makes tho bslr soft and glossy.
HALL'S VEGETABLE 8ICIL.LAN HAIR HE
Dees not stain tho skin.
HALL'S VEGETABLE SICILIAN HAIR RE
Has proved iUslf tho best preparation for tha hair ere?
presented to the public Prioe f L
For aale by aU dnyrglsts. Wbolesalaby
KINO & C?8BIBE7,
Marob 1? tulyr* Obarlsaioa.