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VOLUME V.NO. 635. CHARLESTON, S. C., MONDAY MORNING. SEPTEMBER 2, 1867. PRICE FIVE CENTS
Our Europe?? Dlapatcucs.
[BY ATLANTIC TELEQB.U'H.]
LONDON, December 20-Noon.-Consols 92 9-16;
LONDON, December 20 -2 P. M. -Console 92 II-1?.
LONDON, December 20. -Evening. -Consols, 92$;
Bonds, 72 11-16.
LIVERPOOL, December 20-Noon.-Cotton qi* et
and unchanged. Sales 8000 bales-for thc week.
68,000 balts-wheroof for expoit, 7000 bales; for
spooulation, 2000 bales- short, 4600 bales-where?
of American, 62,000 bales. Breadstuds and others
LrvEBP?OL, December 20-2 P. M.-Com 4o.
Tallow 44s. 3d.
LIVERPOOL, December 20-Evening. - Cotton
easy under unfavorable trade reports, but more do?
ing; sales 10,000 bales.
PABIB, December 20.-The bullion has increased
niue million frarcs.
FBANKFOBT, December 20.-Bonds, 76$.
Our Washington Dispatches.
THE DISTRICT OF CDLflLBIA BILL-POS8IBILITV OE
A DEFEAT OF THE COTTON TAX REPEAL BILL
OENEBAL AN'COCK-JOHN MITCHEL AND THE FE?
WASHINGTON, December 20.-The veto of tho
bill striking the word white from District ordi?
nances did not come in to-day. There is sonic
difference of opinion, but the presumption is tba:
this withholding of the veto amounts to a pocket
There was a tull meeting of thc Cabinet to-day.
A count to-day indicates that the bill for the re?
peal of tho cotton tax, had tho vote been taken,
would have failed by two votes. An ultimate modi?
fication of the tax is probable; but it will hardly
apply to this year's crop.
A paragraph current that General Hancock was
a member of the Military Commission which hung
Mrs. Surratt, is untrue.
Cassady (Democrat), who is the caucus candi?
dato for Senator from California, is a promiuent
lawyer, formerly of New York.
John Mitchel declines the Presidency of the Fe?
Revenue receipts to-day $326,000.
WASHINGTON, December 20.-After the introduc?
tion and reference of some unimportant resolu?
tions, the debate on the cotton tax was resumed.
Wide and wild views were expressed, when, with?
out taking: action, or reading the amendatory Re?
construction bill, the Senate went into Executive
session and adjourned.
The bill forfeiting public lands granted to South?
ern railroads came up. Mr. Julian contended that
only the-New Orleans and Opelousas Railroad have
complied with the terms of General Grant. The
matter waa finally postponed to the second Tuee
day in January.
The Virginia 'on v nt ion.
RICHMOND, December 20.-A resolution was in?
troduced asking Congress to continue in service
all officers of the Freedmen's Bureau now on duty
in Virginia until the State is reconstructed. After
a debate, in which it was generally agreed that
the Bureau bad proved itself a beneficial institu?
tion, but had some bad men in it who ought to be
mustered out, the resolution was defeated by a
vote of ayes 23, nays 49.
The committee reported a bill of ? ights and two
articles of the constitution. The only change from
the old bill of rights is a clause makiri allegiance
to the United States Government paramount to
that due the l?tate Government. Referred.
The convention adjourned until January 2.
The Gtoorgia Convention.
ATLANTA, December 20.-The Convention passed
an ordinance to-day to levy and collect a tax ot
one-sixteenth of one per cent. It also requires
the State Treasurer to advance 140,000 to the dis?
barring officer of the Convention.
SAVANNAH, December 20.-There was a large
Conservative meeting held last night, endorsing
the action of the Macon Convention. One ol the
resolutions is as tollows: "That our object is to
maintain in tact the constitutio n of our fathers
and the rights of the States thereunder.
The Civil Rights Bill in MobUe-Mayor
Horton Found Guilty.
MOBILE, December 20.-The trial of Mayor Hor?
ton, Pope's Appointed, for a violation of the Civil
Rights bill, in the case of Charles Archie Johnson,
a negro, was concluded to-day. This trial was oc?
casioned by illegal banishment of said Johnson
from the city. The case was fully and ably argued
before Judge Busteed, of the United States Dis?
trict Court. The case provoked considerable dis?
cussion and interest among the people. It is re?
garded a fair test of the protection afforded by the
bill and resulted in a verdict of Kuil:y, rendered a
few moments after the jury had retired. The sen?
tence will be promulgated at 12 o'clock to-morrow.
AfTairs in New Orleans.
DESrBDCTTVE FTES IN VICKSBURG-OENEBAL MOW
EB'S OBDEBS B?VOKED-A PROPOSED LAND DIVI?
NEW ORLEANS, December 20.-Another fire oc?
curred at Vicksburg at 12 o'clock last night, which
destroyed $57,000 of property, which was in?
sured at $35,000. Thu makes three incendiary
fires in that city on three successive nights.
Orders issued vesterday revoke portions of the
special orders of General Mower, removing certain
justices of peace and clerks of courts, the super?
intendent of education, and the Secretary of the
State, and appointing others in their places. Gen?
eral Hancock states that the allegations are not
A resolution was adopted yesterday requesting
Congress to pass a law ordering all public lands,
and lands sold by the United States Marshal and
under procer? of courts, to oo surveyed and sold
in tracts not more than a hundred and less than
five acres, and forbidding the sale of more than
oue such tract to one individual or corporation.
Distress in Hlchmoi.d.
RICHMOND, VA., December 20.-There is sleet
half an inch thick over tho streets to-day, and no
business is doing. The Freedmen's Bureau is is?
suing three thousand rations from the soup houses
to destitute white and colored pe ms tc-day.
Nsw YOBS, December 20.-Cotton easier; sales
1800 bales, at 15|c. Flour dull; State $8 40a
10 65; Southern $10al4 50. Wheat dull. Com
easier; Western mixed $1 37|- Mess Pork $20 80.
Lard quiet. Groceries quiet. Turpentine 50Ja51?c.
Rosin $2 67. Freights dull.
BALTIMOBE, December 20.-Cotton steady. Flour
very dull. Corr? flat; prime Southern red $2 G7a
2 72. Rye and Outs firm. Provisions ven- dull.
CINCINNATI. D'jcembor 20_Flour dull and droop?
ing. Corn dull at 85c. Meas Pork $20 50a21 50.
AUGUSTA, December 20.-Cotton in fair demand,
but prices easier; sales 667 bales; receipts 1466
bales; middling 18|c.
SAVANNAH, December 20.-Cotton duli; sales 596
bales; receipts 3450 bales.
MOBILE, December 20.-Sales of Cottou to-day
1200 baleB-closed quiet. Middling 14al4?c. Re?
ceipts 2S.42 ba.os. Sales of the week 14,600 bales.
Receipts 3o\S??0 bales. Exports coastwise 3140
bales. Foroigrj, 17.574 bales. Stock, 62,867 bales.
WmnNOTON, December 20.- Turpentine steady
at 45a45Ac. Stock Very light. Rosin firm and ad?
vancing-$1 90 for sprained and No. 2. Tar $2.
Cotton steady at 13? ceints.
NEW ORLEANS, December 20.-Sugai quiet., finn
and unchanged. Molasses unchanged. Flour
quiet; Superfine $9 50; Choice\$13. Corn quiet an J
unchanged. Oats 85c. Pork farmer ; askin ; $23 50.
Bacon Shoulders retailing at lilllie; CWr 15jc.
Lard, no tierces in market; in kegsv 14al4?c. Cot?
ton active; Orleans 15jc; sales to-da\?5500; icceipts
9712; exports 956: sales of the week 32.500; re?
ceipts of thc week 81,088; exports of ribo week
foreign 22,383, coastwise 2818; stock 1()2,53<X Ster?
ling nominal, 43a47. York sight i discount. Tftpld
-Some one remarked to Mrs. Siddons that ap?
plause was necessary to actors, as it gave them
confidence. "More," replied the actress, "it gives
RECONSTRUCTION IX A dBW PHASE.
THAD. STEVENS LATEST PLAN.
INTERESTING DEBATE IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESEN
lu the House ot* Representatives at Washington
on Wednesday last, as already reported by tele
graph, tho bill of Mr. Stevens in relation to recon?
struction w as amended aud passed by yeas 101,
nays 39. It alters the provision requiring >i ma?
jority of tho registered votes tor the new constitu
tion to a majority of the votes cast. Tho second
section provides for tho election of representa
uves a*, the time of tho election on the constitu?
tion, who ?hal] take their seats at the session suc?
ceeding the one at which their States are admit?
ted. lu this form it was passed, the third section,
providing for the new ratio of representation, hav?
ing been stricken out. Vie copy au abstract of
the debate :
Mr. Ashley, of Ohio, nsintr to u privileged ques?
tion, called up the motion borato tore submitted by
nim to reconsider thc vote whereby the bill to fa?
cilitate tho restoration of the late rebel States
was referred to tho committee on reconstruction.
Mr. Ashley said he understood that the com?
mittee on reconstruction had agreed upcu a l ill
embracing the feature of his bill, and ho would
therefore yield to Mr. Stevens, of Pennsylvania,
to introduce his bill.
Jlr. Bingham, of Ohio, said that was a mistake,
as his colleague's (Mr. Ashley's) bill had boen vo?
ted djwn in tho committee.
Thc vote whereby thc bil! waa committed wa.
reconsidered, and tho bill v as before the House.
Mr. Stevens then moved to strike out all after
the enacting clauso of Mr. Ashley's bill and to in?
sert the bill offered by him yesterday, and the
terms nf which were given in the report of that
After tho bill had boen read, Mr. Stevens per?
fected the bill by according eleven Representatives
to the State of Virginia, that State having been
Mr. Bingham, of Ohio, moved to amend by
striking out the third section of thc substitute,
which designates the number of representatives
for each State.
Mr. Maynard desired to odor an amendment pro?
viding that the constitutional conventions of tho
Southern States shall have power to provide for
temporary civil governments to exist until the
States shall have been duly admitted, and direct?
ing the military commanders to sustain such tem?
porary civil governments; and requiring such con?
ventions to enfranchise all citizens who have prov?
ed loyal to the govetnmont.
Mr. Bingham objected to tho amendment, and.
as it required unanimous consent, it was not con?
: Mr. Ingersoll, of Illinois, thought tho bill and
i amendments should bc printed, and dosired to sub?
mit a motion to that effect, but Mr. Stevens declin?
ed to yield for that purpose.
Mr. Ingersoll gavo notice that he would move to
have the hill printed if the previous quostiou was
Mr. Stevens said there wa.? always sonio objec?
tion to everything he had heard of either on earth
or in Heaven. Hero is a bill which he had sup?
posed every member would be willing to vote for.
I-, is one ot' the simplest bills in tbo world, and no
man can possibly misunderstand it. lu thc first
tection it simply rcstores thc majority principio in
thc adoption of the State constitutions; the second
section s inply empowers tho people of tho South?
ern States to Vote for representatives in Congress I
at t ao samo time that they vote upon thc question
of ratifying thc constitution; and when the States
are admitted those representatives shall bo enti?
tled to admission in the Congress of the United
'1 hat is r i io whole of tho bill, except thc third .
section, which the gentleman from Ohio (Mr. \
Bingham) proposed to strike out. That third sec- ^
tion has simply fixed the representation and de- j
dared how many representatives tho States namod j
should be entitled to until a further apportion- j
meat shall bo made. This representation had t
been tncroased, as it was believed, to thc number ,
they would be entitled to as tho result of tho lib- ,
eration of tho slaves. He could not accept the
amendment of Mr. Maynard, because it proposes c
to substitute civil authority speedily for military \
authority. He did not think the time had yot ar?
rived for the substitution of civil authority, as
there were still accounts coming up here of the
most atrocious robberies and murders in tho
South. It was only this morning that he had re?
ceived a letter from New Orleans showing a terri?
ble condition of affairs thero, especially siuco Han?
cock has been in command, and he was satisfied
that an equally painful state of affairs existed in
Texas and Arkansas. Ho was therefore opposed
to an absolute withdrawal of tho military until
those outlaw States fhall all be brought into the
Mr. Bingham, of Ohio, said he bud no objection
to the first and second sections of the bill. Tho
first section was intended to restore tho majority
principio in elections, and it would bo remem?
bered that ho had advocated this measure when
the original Reconstruction bill was under con?
sideration. The second section might bc deemed
surplusage and unnecessary, as the people have
already the power under tho constitution to elect
representatives. The socond soction is there?
fore, in aid of the law, and there need be no ob?
jection to it ; but thc third section is clearly vio?
lative of tho Constitution of the United.States and
of the legislation of Congress.
Tho power of Congress over the apportionment
of members is very clearly defined. It is to be
made every ten years, and he did not recognize
the right of every succeeding Congress to change
.tho basis of representation when once fixed. W ith
himself th-t objection would bo all-sufficient, and
he had therefore moved to Btrike out that section:
but if the House refused to sinke it out, ho could
not vote for the bill with that clause in. Take tho
State ot South Carolina for instauce. Under tho
apportionment of 1861 that State was allowed four
representatives in Congress, and it was not thc
impression then that South Carolina would in?
crease so rapidly that she could possibly be enti?
tled to six representatives at this time. South
Carolina has not more than 800,000 inhabitants,
and if she is entitled to six representatives, then
Ohio, with har three millions of inhabitants, should
have thirty representatives. If any chango of ap?
portionment is to be made, let it be general and
extend to all the States.
Mr. Eldridge, of Wisconsin, suggested that the
reason Ohio ..'as not included was that it did not
have so many blacks.
Mr. Bingham said that was no argument.
Mr. Stevens said as there seemed to be so much
opposition, he would withdraw that part of tho
bill which provided for representation 'rom the
State at largo.
Mr. Bingham insisted that under that circum?
stance the third section was not at all necessary,
as the paople now had the right to olect represen?
Mr. Stevens then withdrew thc whole section
Mr. Brooks, of New York, said he was glad the
bill had aroused some opposition among repub?
licans, for it was evident that they wero fearful
of th? efl'eet out West if they passed such a bill
as this. He referred to the several reconstruc?
tion acts, and contended that their whole object
was to enfranchise tho blacks and disfranchise
tho whi'os of the South. Tho object was to en?
slave eight millions of white people by putting
an inferior race to mle over them. Mr. BrookB
thon procoedod to arguo that the full-blooded
negro could never be the equal of the Anglo-Saxon
race, and that nature nover intended him to bc so.
His very anatomical formation was difieront from
his head to his feet. He had no hair upon bm
head, but wool. It was true no instrument had
vet boen invented to weave thc wool of the negro,
but ho had no doubt that it cauld be done. Tho
negro's skull is different from that of thc white
man, and a difference is noted in his nose, mouth,
legs, feet, and every part of his body. Ho has noth?
ing to denote that he is tho equa'l of the An?lo
Saxon, and it was nover intended by uature that
he should bo railed upon to co-operate in a great i
government, or to bo considered as tho brother of ,
the white man. These remarkB did not apply to
the mulatto, who did evince intelligence when ,
white blood coursed through his veins, but the
Congo negro was never intended as a man and a
brother. Referring to ancient history, Mr. Brooks
mentioned the Arabs, the 'Turks and others, as
nations that bad been prosperous and thriving I?
until they admitted the negro to a share in their
government and eonunencod with the work of
In continuation, Mr. Brooks referred to tuc his?
tory of tho Mexican race, and attributed theil
effeminacy and degradation to the admixture with j
colored racej. This might be tho last time that j
he would address a white audience upon this
tloor, for it seemed to be a fixed fact that negroes J
were to bo brought down from thc g:'l!cricL. and
brought to seats as representatives upou this
floor. But be gavo notice that the white people of
the North would never submit to tho insult, xudif
the dominant p?.-iy now ?lac?ened these halls with
negro representatives, th? Democratic party ol
tho North would at the nest election whiten them
Mr. Farnsworth, of Illinois, addressed Hie House
in advocacy of tho bill.
Mr. Stevens repiied to Mr. Brooks, and said be?
seemed to forget tho language of the Kible, which
declared that the Creator made of one blood all
nations of tho earth. The gentleman says he
made th<* : of several bloods. He has gone into a
lengthy n^tory of the negro race, but will ho dare
to say thev have not souls to be saved ? The same
Ood who will judge thc negro will also damn the
gentleinao from New York, it' ho deserves it. lie
had no doubt ol' the gentleman's great ability, and
that he wa3 superior in intellect to all the House;
but bc (Mr. Stevens) would liko to have a con?
test for the championship of America, and he
would put the gentleman from New York against
Fred. Douglass and Langston. Tho gentleman
(Mr. Broolaj might choose two ci the judges for a
discussion on any subject except negroes' shins,
ai.d it the gentleman (Mr. Brooks) did not throw
up the sponge, he (Mr. Stevens) would concedo
him to be superior in intellect and attainments te
any gentlemen in the Houee. Mr. Stevens then
demanded the previous question.
The previous question was then seconded, ui.d
Mr. Boyer demanded the yeas and nays upon the
passage of the bill; pending which,
Mr. Burr, nf Illinois, moved to adjourn, and up?
on that question thc yeas and nava were ordered,
and resulted, yeas 37, nays 102.
The question upon the passage of the bill was
then taken by yeas and nays, und it was passed by
a strict party vote of 104 yeas to 39 navs.
Y-Bruasic acid, in minute doses, is declared tobe
a cVre for cholera and intermittent fever. It is a
TlUngK In Washington.
RECEPTION OK TUT. PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE OX GENE?
RAL HANCOCK BV CONGRESS-MORE RECONSTRUC?
TION-SOUTHERN REPRESENTATION-MB. STEVENS
-PL'HCHASE MONEY FOB ALASKA.
The Washington correspondent of the Baltimore
Suu, writes under date of December 18th :
The President sent to both houses of Congrega
to-day thc message previously called for bv r?solu?
tion in relation t-> order No. 1 of General Hancock,
issued by him upon assuming command of the
Fifth Military District. As tho message was read
in the House, parts of ii were received with loud
shou s of hu^hter from the Republican side of th
House. Especially was this the case in that por?
tion of tho message in which ?illusion was mado
to General Hancock in connection with the name
of General Washington. At tho conclusion of tb
reading a motion to print was referred to the com
mittee on printing. Subsequently, Mr. Eldridg
and other Conservative members essayed to obta
the floor for tho purpose, as il was understood,
offering the thanks of Congress to General Han
cock for his administration of the affairs of tb
Fifth District. It will bc a useless task to off
any such resolution, as it is not to be presum
that a sufficient number cf Republicans would voto
tor it to give it a respectable majority. Tho
could not do so very consistently in view of their
often avowed approval of tbe acts of General Han
cock's predecessor. Somo of them actually fav
tho introduction of the resolution, a9 they aro un
willing to bc placed upon a record of antagonis
to so gallant an officer and soldior as Hancock
proved himself during thc war.
The Senate did not seem to bo well pleased witl
the message, for a motion of Mr. Doolittle's
print tho usual number of copies was objec
ed to, and upon Mr. Doolittle rema:king that he
never before heard ot a refusal to print a Prest
dent's message, Mr. Conklin, of Now York, r
torted that he nover knew of a President before
who would send such a message as this to Con
With ?light modification the supplemental rc
construction bill, introduced by Mr. Stevens yea
tcrday, was passed bv tho Houso of Representa
tives to-day by a stn stay partv vote. Tho bill was
intended ID the first place to repeal that clause of
the original Reconstruction act which required
majority of the registered voters to call a conven
tion. Secondly, thc bill provided that elector
could vote for members pf Congress at tho same
time that they voted for or against a ratification of
a State constitution; and in the third place the bill
made thc apportionment of representation, and
fixed it in every State except Florida, at a repre
?entation which was au increase over the number
illowed by the apportionment of 1861. This in
?reasc was to be secured by providing that some
of tho representatives should be olectod from tho
State at large.
Mr. Stevens explained that this increased ropre
?entation was required by thc freeing of thc slaves
The bill seemed to bc very generally approved bv
thc Republicans, except tho last clause, to whicl
there was great objections from all quarters, and
Mr. Bingham stated his objections in such a do
usive way as to induce Mr. Stevens to withdraw
the obnoxious section, and thon tho bill was
Mr. Stevens bad au opportunity to-day, in tin
reconstruction bill, which he would not have no
?lected to improve with a long speech but for his
feeble physical condition. His powers are failing
rapidly. His voico, which at tho last Winter'
lessioii was powerful enough to be heard in all
parts of the Representatives' ball, is now BO low
bat it is with difficulty he can be heard in thc rc
jortors' callery. When ho now speaks, no matter
?pon wnat subject., members gather about him
'rom all sides of the House, and remain until ho
lt is clear that there is in the Houso a dead op?
position to any apptopriationfor the ratification of
;he treaty for the purchase of Alaska. But when
t comes to the point, I do not think there will be
i failure to make tho appropriation. Whilo ciem
)ers sneak against the purchase, they seem to
hink that a point of national honor is involved,
low that the territory has beon officially trans
erred to thc United States. They will insist,
?owover, that in all future purchases of territory
bc ratification of the treaty shall be mado contin
tent upon tho appropriation by thc Houso of Rep?
A largo number of members of Congress have
ibtained loaves of absence, and left to-day for their
ionics until after the holidays.
IHE EXPECTED VETO-CONGRESS AND TBEAT? AP?
PROPRIATIONS-COST OF THE UNITED STATES CON?
SULAR SVSTEM-COMMENT OV THE PRESIDENT'S
MESSAGE RELATIVE TO GENERAL HANCOCK.
A telegram from thc same correspondent says :
Tho President's message vetoing tho District of
Columbia bill striking out tho word white in all
aws, ftc., will bc brief. It is understood and is
ixpected to bc presented to Congress to-morrow.
The varianco in opinion among leading members
if tho Houso upon tho functions and powors of that
?ody in tho mattor of making appropriations to
arrV out treaties made by the Executive and ratt?
led by the Se:iato, appears to bo gcnoral. Scarce
y any coincidence of views in all particulars is
n-nifested, but whilst thc indications aro that a
najority claim the right of Ibo Houso to go into
,n investigation of tho merits of tho treaty and
lotermine whether an appropriation shall be made
ir not, yet there is reason to believe that a majori
y of-members are in favor of voting for tbe appro?
bation to pay for Walrussia.
An impression prevails that our consular system
s a costly institution to tho people. From official
ources it is found, however, that tho balance is in
?vor ol'our government, and that we have during
he past year derived more than one hundred thou
iand dollars over all cxponses from our consular
The President's niossage recommending some
lublic recognition of General Hancock's patriotic
omuct, ?Ye., is tho theme of conversation and re
nark to-night. By decided Republicans it is con?
firmed as being ?n expression of sympathy with
ind approbation of General Hancock's so-called
avoritism for rebels.
By thc Conservatives and decided Domocratstho
ne8sage is nnqualiliedly applauded as well-timed,
nst and magnanimous.' It is thc judgment of all
liasses that by this public and formal notico of tho
?onduct of General Hancock, Mr. Johnson ha3
>laccd tho General conspicuously in position as a
Conservative candidato for the Presidency in the
ilection nest Fall. This idea being suggested to
?ir. Johnson to-night, ho roplied, substantially,
hat if such is to be the result of his actiou to-day,
ie would be satisfied, and that if thc pooplc ob mid
eel disposed to reward Gen.ral Hancock tor his
>atriotic conduct and statesmanlike qualities, none
could more heartily endorso their choice on such
riuuuds thau himself.
Arnon?, those who visited the White Houso to
lay and bad interviews with tho President was
ieneral Grant's father. Archbishop Spalding bad
lu interview with Mr. Johnson this ovening.
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Message of tho President to Congress.
HARKED COMPLIMENT TO GENERAL HANCOCK -SOME
PUBLIC RECOGNITMN OK HIS C'ONDtliT SUGGEST?
ED TO CONORESS.
Tho following message was sent by the Presi
lcut to Congress 011 Wednesday :
Gentlemen vf Ute Se?ale and vi the U-ius? oj
Representatives: An official copy of the order is
caed by Major General Winfield H. Hancock, com
nander of the Fifth Military District, dated head
joarters in New Oilcans, Louisiana, on tho 29:h
lay of November, has reached nie through the
ogular channels of tho War Departmont, and I
?erewitb communicate it to Congress for auch
Lotion as may seem to bc proper in view of all tho 1
It ..ill be perceived that General Hancock an
louuccs that bo will make the law the rulo of bis
.onduct; that ho will uphold the courts and other
:ivil authorities in the performance of their proper
lutie>; and that he will use bis military power
inly to preserve the peace and enforce the law.
rio declares very explicitly that the sacred right of
.he trial by jury and tho privilege of tho writ of 1
tabeas corpus shall not be crushed out or trodden
mtier foot. He goes further, and in ono covupre
aensivo Bontence asserts that the principles of
American liberty aro still thc inheritance of this
people, and ever should be.
\\ hen a great soldier, with unrestricted power
in his hauds to oppress bis fellow-meu, voluntari
y foregoes the chance of gratifying bis solfisb
imbition und devores himself to thy duty of bulld?
og up tho liberties and strengthening tim laws of
ais country, he presents an example of th ? high
:st public virtue that human rn turo is capable of
practicing. Tho strongest claim of Washington
:o be "first i:i war, first in peace, anu firjt in thc
iiearts of bis countrymen,'' is founded on tho
rreat fact that in ali bis illustrious career he
.crupulously abstained from violating tho legal
md constitutional rights of bis fellow-citizens.
When he surrendered Lin commission to Congress,
the president of that body spoke bis highest
praise in saying that he Dad "always regarded tho
nguin of tho civil authorities through all dangers
ind disasters." Whenever power above thc law
courted hi? acceptance, li?.- calm;.-- pnt the tempta?
tion aside. By such magnanimous acts of for?
bearance h won the universal admiration of man?
kind, and left a name which lias no rival iii the
history of tin, world.
I am far from saying that General Hancock ls
tho only officer of' ibo American army who is in?
fluenced by thc example of Washington. Doubt?
less thousands of them are faithfully dovoted to
tho principles for which the men of tho revolution
laid dowu their lives. But flic distinguished honor
belmifrs to him ot being tho first officer in high
command South of t?.c Potomac, ?ince thc close of
the civil war, who has given utterance to these
noble sentiments iu thc form of a military order.
I respectfully Burrgc-nt to Congress that ?onie
public recognition o! (Jen-ral Hancock's patriotic
conduct is due, if not to him, to the friends of law
?nd justice thronghonl thc country. Of such an
act as b's, at such a time, it :s bat lit thai the dig?
nity should bo vindicated and tho virtue proclaim?
ed, so that its value a.; tm example may not be lost
to tho nation ANDBEW JOHNSON.
WASHINGTON, D. L. December 38.lSb'7.
Things in \?"*.v lork,
TUE HOLIDAY SEASON AND ITS EFFECT ON BUSINESS -
IMPORTANT FENIAN MOVEMENTS-THE TENE?
MENT HOT SL CATASTROPHE.
The New York coi respondent of the Philadel?
phia Inquirer writes under dat* of the 17th in?
There is comparatively little buying aa yet for
Christmas or Now Year. The fancy goods stores,
the jewellers and the booksellers are usually very
busy during thc first two weeks in December, but
this season it is unpleasant to see, anti to say, is
an exception to thc general rule. Though money
is "easier"' in Wall-street, it ia far from easy else?
where. Many merchants anti business mon, who
last year at this time were doing well, aro now
either on the suspended list, or are scarcely mak?
ing money enough to pay rent. At the samo timo
there are thousands of working psople out of em?
ployment, with no immediate prospect of robot.
Th?se aro facts which abundantly explain why it
is that the hobday trade is so duJl, and why fancy
artick-3 are less in demand for open stockings than
is usuallv the case tho week before Christmas.
John Mitchel's paper of to-day contains the an?
nouncement that a plan of union has been agrcod
to between tho rival Fenian organizations. One of
the articles provides that the constitution adopted
by tho Brotherhood in Philadelphia in October,
I860, by the representatives of thc undivided or?
ganization, be proclaimed tho supremo law of the
whole national body in America, to bo respected
and obeyed by all accordingly.
It is also agreed that tho "Senate" provided for
in that constitution, be composed of one-half of
members of tho Bobcrts, and one-half of members
,-f the Stevens-Savage factions; also, that tho pres?
idency of tho unitod organization be tendered by
Boberts and Savage to John Mitchell; should he
decline, then another mutually acceptable man to
be chosen in his place.
Provision is likewise made for u full and truth?
ful exhibit of all moneys, property and material of
war now in possession of tho respective organiza?
tions, all of which is to be turned ovor to thc Uni?
ted Brotherhood, which (1 quote) "shall thence?
forward be continued as a body, one and indivisi?
ble, until it sball havo accomplished its mission,
in the restoration of the independent existence of
the Irish nation, and the establishment of a dem?
ocratic ropublic on Irish soil."
This document, which is signed by John Savage.
W. EL Boberts, F. B. Gallagher, John O'Neill anti
John C. O'Brien, is of much mjre importance than
the casual reader not specially interested in Fenian
movements may suspect. It means preparations
for fresh demonstrations of a hostile character
against the peace of tho British bon-as time will
develop-under cover of a domestic political move?
ment, in connection with thc approaching Presi?
dential election. Wait and seo.
The investigation of tho mysterious poisoning
caso in Brooklyn wa? continued to-day. Tho crowd
was as dense as ever. Mis. Emma McIntosh, who
knew Mrs. Fall and Price for two or three years,
testified that sho nover knew that there was any
quarrel between them. Dr. Gardiner testified to
attending Mrs. Fall, at Price's solicitation to pro?
scribe for her for nervous attacks. She was in the
habit of drinking beer. Various other witnesses
were called, but their evidence throw no additional
light on the business. Tho inquest will continuo
through thc remainder ot the week.
Tho bodies of thc unfortunate people who wei o
suffocated in tho Second Avenue tcnomont, yester?
day, were all laid out at the morgue this morning,
and a most pitiful spectacle it ivas. Many of their
relatives were present, exhibiting at times uncon?
trollable grief, breaking outiuto lamentations that
could bc ticard a block off. To-morrow tho fune?
rals will tako placo. Mrs. Bjsanna Murphy, one
of tho women who was reported iujurod yesterday,
died at tlio City Hospital this forenoon. This
makes the fourth in tho Murphy family, and it is
not certain that Patrick, the father, will not also
die of Iiis injuries. Much indignation contin?es
to be expressed at tho owner of thc house for fail?
ing to pr?vido fire escapes, ladders, &c.
\it"u i rs In thc State.
-Tho Winnsboro' News says that a tape worm
six hundred feet long bas been extracted whole
from the stomach of a young man of Bixtoon years
of ago, living whithin two or three miles of that
-On Tucsdav evening of last week, six negroes
oonflned in Edgefleld jail, and waiting trial for
various misdemeanors, overpowered Mr. Salloy,
tho jailor, and etlectcd their escape. None of
them havo as yet been re-captured.
-Mr. Wm. 'Kimbrel, living near Bcd Hill, in
Edgefleld District died of apoplexy, at his home
on Monday morning last. Mr. Kimbrel was an
honest, bani workiug and worthy man, aud stood
well in th" estimation of all who know him.
-The Edgefleld Advertiser says : On Tuosday
last, tho dwelling house on Mr. John Bainsford's
Burt placo was destroyed by lire, togeihcr with
about ?vo hundred bushels com.-and all tho ftir
uiture, bodding, clotuing, ?cc, ot Mr. Albert Pru
ott, who was living in the house at tho timo, and
had charge of Mr. Bainsford's planting inlorost
on this place. The tire is supposed to have had
its origin from thc carelessness of a little girl who
had been sweeping around die hoarth and left the
broom on fire. Mr. Bainsford's loss is very heavy,
as is also that of Mr. Pruett'a. No insurance.
-Tito Sumter News sav : At a regular Convoca?
tion of Beulah Chapter, rio. 25. B.\ A.'. M.\ held
on the 17th instant, tho following officers wcro
sleeted and installed for the ensuing Masonic i
rear: Companions. Montgomery Moses, M. E. H. i
P.; T. V. Walsh, E.; Z. P. Moses, S.; W. H. ?
Grirardeau, C. H.; H. Claremont Mose-?, P. S.;
I. S. Richardson. Jr., R. A. C.; A. A. Gilbert, G.
II, )f 3d V.; H. L. Dc rr, G. M. of 2d V.; It. S. :
Mellett, 31. D. G. Al. of 1st V,; E. < . Green,
Treasurer. F. J. Moses, M. D., Secretary, li. M.
Affaire in Florida.
-A friend just from St. Auguslino inform? tho
jaiusvillo "Statos".that the United States District
Court for the Northern District of Florida, His
Honor Judge Philip Frazier presiding, convened
m Monday last, the 9th iustaut. Tho jury con
rists of thirteen whiles aud twonty-six blackn.
There aie upon the grand jury three whites and
Mr. J. A. Lee, of Sumter county, has roaliz d
this year ou ono aero of poor pine land which had
aol "boen manured for two years, twenty-five
busehels of corn and ton barrels of syrup. Who
?an beat this? and who will say that a small
Farmer is not perfectly independent iu East Flori
--On Wednesday a fire broke out in several por?
tions of Ocalee countor sweopin,: m^ny fences and
tho little wild vegetation that remained in the
tvoods. Tho custom of firing clourings at this
season should bo abolished .or greater vigilance
exercised over thc firings.
-Anothor now steamer says thc Ocaleo Banner
cviU saCi ol;, between Silver "Spring and Palatka,
to bo commanded by Caotain Gray. Throe
steamers to Palatka, connecting with the same
number for Charleston, and shall be in quick com?
munication with the outsido world. Ocal.t. and
surrounding country, is bound to advance in hu
pertanco and material wealth, until it rencbes tho
proud position as tho garden spot of thc State.
-Tuesday, the Marion County immigration So?
ciety met, and elected Col. E. Bullock, Financial
Agent of the Society, with power to uppoiut a
nub Agent in New York. All who have subscribed
for a given number of immigrants, and others
who may wish a tew whito laborers, are roquestod
to call on Col. Ii. anti furnish him with tho neces?
sary description of laborers, and funds to defray
their expenses from New York.
The New York Times says: "Four years ago,
when, tho war was at its height, and the ex?
penses of tho country wcro enormous, a tre?
mendous effort was mudo in Boston, New York
and other lurg? cities to introduco habits of
economy among thc people, and especially iimoug
tho ladies. lt was up-hill work, und was soon
given up altogether; for though expenses were
great and living dear, money was plenty aud the
opportunities for earning it abundant. Now,
however, a largo proportion of tho people ?ire
learning habits of economy without tho efforts of so?
cieties, leagues, or popular mcotings. Tho hard?
ness of tho timos, tho dullnoss of business, tho
scarcity of employment, and tho difficulty of
making inonoy, are giving lessons of. ccouomy in
quarters where heretofore they have never boon
learned, and are giving harder lessons ?till to
many who have always boon compelled to practico
it. Tho severity of the present Winter is felt with
iiuconuuou force and to an uncommon extort by
thousonds who are villiug to work. Lei those
who have plenty refrain from waste, and let them
see. .so far us is in their power, that none sillier
.Tho remark of Napoleon at the birth of the
King ol' Borne, as reported by himself m St. Hele?
na, is well known. The accoucheur Dubois canto
to tho Emperor pale with fright, and informed
him that a choice must bc made between tho life
of the mother and that of tho child. "Save Ute
mother," said the Emperor, "il is her right. Pro?
ceed just as you woultl do in the caso of a citizen's
wile in tho ituc St. Denis." The Emperor added
that the answer produced an electric effect ou Du?
bois. He recovered his sung froid, and in a quar?
ter of au hour tho King ol nome was beru. IL is
not so generally kuown that Queeu Caroline, <>l
England, was re-cued from the same hazard fy
c ue anti d?cision. Her strength Boomed totally
exhausted. Tho attendants wore in a state of ex?
treme alarm, when Lord Thurlow said, in i.ia usu?
al rough way, '-Don't think of princesses herc;
treat ber like t?,e washerwoman, and give her it
glass of brandy." Tho advico was followed and
the princess spc (lily recovered.
J?T OFFICE CIT\ CIVIL ENGLNEEB-CITY
H.\l I" CHARLESTON, NOVEMBER titi 1867 -STREET
ALIGNMENTS AND THE BDBNT DISTRICTS.-Thc
lollowiDK extracts Hom Ordinance and Resolution adopt
?J by City Council, is published for the iiitorniation of
all owners of property and builders:
SEC. IV. No owner or builder oi any bouse er struc?
ture in tb ! City, shall dig or lay thc foundation thereof
in iront oi i ?y ttrcet. lane, alley or court, or shall erect
any wall or lonou treating OJ aforesaid, before he shall
have applied to ttie 'i . Surveyor, Who chal? lav off and
mark out tho true front,uv ur boundary of such ftreet
lane, alley, or court, and give ? certificate thereof to the
own.T or builder, for wi ach services tho City Surveyor
shall be paid, by the said cwner or builder tho ?"uni
atlixed thereto in thc tab.e ot fees contained in'thN Ordi?
.SEC. V. If any per on snail conimcnc.-: ttny founda?
tion, building, wall, or Canes upon any lut or niece ol
ground adjohling the line ol any linet, lane, alley or
ccu: within the city, not baring made application lo
the City surveyor, and before the line of street sball
have been laid oil and marked out by thc City Surveyor
in the manner ?l ove directed, or contrary to the lint
so ?aid off and marked out, every such person, as well
employer, ai master-builder, shail, for overy such of?
fence, forfeit and pay the sum not exceeding Ave hun?
dred dollars; uud, moreover, all buildings and worl:
done or put. up without such application to the City sur?
veyor, or contrary ic tbe line ot' street which r-litill be
laid oU'and marked cit by hi. j, shall be demolished by
order of the City Council ..' the charge and . expense of
?he persou herein oueuJing, as aforesaid.
Tho following resolution was offer, tl by Ahl.rrmn U.
Gerdts, January i, la??, and unaniiueus!v adopted by
the City Council.
Rtsntecd. That public notice he (??von, that If any per?
son intends to erect u buddins in tue burnt districts, he
shall Qrsi apply to City Council and ascertain whether
or not the i i y im cuds to widen said streets.
LOCLS J. BA lt BOT,
November 30 City C'ivU ?u^iuepr.
COOK-WALLACE,-On the 12th instant, at tho n
dencA of thc bride's mother, by Ber. W. \Y. CABOTHZ
Mr J. H. COOK and Miss S. MALVINA WALLACE,
of York District, S. < '. ?
tfg-Thc Frlendsof Capt. Charles Rawlinj;
late Master of tho British brig "Bellona," and th<
of Captain MCCORMICK, aud of Messrs. ROBERT Mu
k Co., also thc Masters of vessels in port, aro :
fretfully invited to attend thc Funeral Services of t
former, at tho Mariner's Church, This Horning, at
o'clock. 1 December 21
SS~ The Relatives, Friends and Acquai:
tances < f Mr. and Mrs. JAMES RONAN ara respectfu
invited to attend thc r.neral of their infant Son, JAM!
P., from their rc*! lenee, Nc. 125 Queen-street, Ti
Morning, at half-past Ten o'clock, without further in
ta) ion. December 21
i. ,- The Relatives and Friends ot E
and Mrs. EDMUND RAVENEL are respectfully invited
attend the Funeral Services of their youngest Jaughh
CAROLINE RAVENEL, at St. Philip's Church, Thu J
ternoon, at 4 o'clock. December 21
J. ? .-The Friends and Acquaintances i
Mr. and Mrs. JOHN LEAHY, and of Mrs. HDOH FA
RELLT, Jr., and of Mr. THOMAS SHERIDAN, are re9pei
fully invited to attend the Funeral ot the former fro
his late residence, corner of Bogarri and Coming stree!
on Sunday, the 3'.id instant, at 2 o'clock 1?. M.
December 21 *
SPECIAL NOT? CES,"
?3- FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH.-RE1
JOHN' FORREST. D.D., will perform Divine Service
thc Lecture Room To-Morrow, and until further notic
December 21 1
??-CENTRAL C H ? R C H.-THIS CH?RC
will bo closed To-Morrow Morning. Tho Pastor will e;
peet to preach thc next following Sunday.
December 21 1
SS- REV. LOVICK PIERCE, D.D., O
Georgia, will preach at Trinity Church, Hascl-stree
To-Morrow, at \0yt A. M., and 7 P. M. Seats Free.
December 21 1
SW ORPHAN HOUSE CHAPEL-THE RE?
W, O. PRENTISS, of Calvary (Episcopal) Church, wi
perform Divino Service in this Chapel, To-Morrow Afte
noon, 22d inst., at 3>,' o'clock. 1 December 21
SS- IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UN!
TED STATES, FOR THE DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAR(
LINA.-IN I HE MATTER OF A. LOUISA WTTTSCBEI
BANKRUPT.-IN BANKRUPTCY.-Jo whom it may coi
cern : Thc undersigned hereby gives notice of his aj
pointincnt as ASSIGNEE of A. LOUISA WITTSCHEN I
Charleston, iu tho Pistrict of Charleston and State i
South Carolina, witt in said District, who has beena?
judged a Bankrupt upon her own petition by the Di
trict Court of said District
Dated this 6th day of December, A. D. 18C7.
December 7 s3 LOUIS McLAIN.
SS- IN 1HE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNI
TED STATCS, FOR THE DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAR(
LINA.-IN THE MATTER OF D. R. WILLIAMS <t CO
BANKRUPTS.-IN BANKRUPTCY.-To whom it ma
concern: Thc undemlgned hereby gives notice of his a
pointaient as ASSIGNEE of D. K. WILLIAMS i CO., (
Charleston, in the District of Charleston and State <
South Carolina, within said District, who have been a
judged Bankrupts upon their own petition by tho Di!
trict Court of said District .
Dated this Cth day of December, A. D. 1667.
Deco nber 7_s3 _LOUIS McLAIN.
SS- IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UN]
TED STATES, FOR THE DISIRICT OF SOUTH CARC
LINA.-IN THE MATTER OF FARNUM k DOTTEREP
BANKRUPTS.-IN BANKRUPTCY.-To whom it ma
concern: The undersigned hereby gives notice of his ar
pointmont as ASSIGNEE of FARN DM k DOTTEREL
of Charleston, in thc District of Charleston, and State c
South Carolina, wilhin said District, who have been ac
ludged Bankrupts upon their own peti?ou by the Dis
trict Court of said District
Dated this 6th day of December, A. D. 1867.
December 7 ?3_LOUIS McLAIN.
SS- IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF TUE UNI
TED STATES, FOR THE DISTRICT OF SOUTn CARO
LINA_IN THE MATTER OF JOHN* C. BICKLEY
BANKRUPT.-IN BANKRUPTCY.-Tb whom it ma,
concern: The undersigned hereby gives notice ol bis a?
postmen* as ASSIGNEE of JOHN* C. BICKLEY, o
Charleston, in thc District o' Charleston ar d State o
South Carolina, within said District who has been ad
ludge I a Bankrupt upon his own petition by thc Dis
Lrict Court oi said District.
Dated this 6th day of December, A. D. 1807.
December 7 s3 LOUIS McLAIN.
SS- IN TUE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNI
TED STATES, FuR THE DISTRICT OF SOU1H CARO
LINA.-IN THE MATTKR OE ISAAC D. WHITE, BANK
RUP I'.-IN BANKRUPTCV.-To whom it may concern
Thc undesigned hereby gives notice of his appointmcn
ts ASSIGNEE of ISAAC D. WHITE, of Charleston, iu tb
District ol' Charleston and State of South Carolina, withii
uid District, who has been adjudged a Bankrupt upoi
Iiis own potitiou by the District Court of thc said Dis
Dated this 6th day of December, A. D. 1867.
December 7 s3 LOUIS McLAIN.
SS-LS THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNI
TED STATES, FOR THE DISTRICT OF SOUTH CARO
LINA.-IN THE MATTER OF JNO. K. MILLNER
BANKRUPT.-IN BANKRUPTCY.-To whom it may con
..ern: Tho undersigned ncreby gives notice of bis ap
pointmcut as ASSIGNEE of JNO. K. MILLNER, o
Monet's Corner, in the District of Charleston and ?tat?
9t South Carolina, within said District, who has bec i ad
|udgcd a Bankrupt upon his own petition by thc Dis
Uriel Court of thc t-aid District.
Da:e<! this 6t!i doy of Docembcr, A. D. 1867.
December 7 B3 LOUIS McLATN._
flVMRS. WINSLOW'S SOOTHING 8YRUP FOI
Children Teething, greatly facilitate:) tho process of tee..h
iug, by softening thc gums, reducing all inflammation -
will allay ALI. FAIN and spasmodic action, and is SUR ?
TO REGULATE TUE BOWELS. Depend upon it, moth
ere, it will givo rest to yourselves, and BELIEF AND
HEALTH TO YOUR INFANTS.
We have put up and sold this article for years, and can
say tn conideiico and truth of it what wo nave nevei
been able to ?ay of any other medicine-Never has it fail?
ed in a single instance to effect a cure, whon timoly used.
Never did wo know an instance of dissatisfaction by any
ono who usod it. On tho contrary, all arc delighted with
its upcration, and speak in terms nf commendation of its
magical effects and medical virtues.
Wc speak in this matter "WHAT WE DO KNOW,"after
years of experience, and pledge our reputation for the
fulfillment of what we herc declare. In almost every In?
stance whero thc infant is buffering from pain f.nd ex?
haustion, relief will bc found in liitcen or twenty minuter
after the syrup is administered.
Full directions for using will accompany each bottle.
Bo sure and call for
"MRS. WINSLOW'S SOOTHING SYRUP,"
Having thc fae simile of "CURTIS k PEBXINS" on the
outside wrapper. AU others are bose imitations.
Sold by Druggists throughout the world. Price, only
33 cents per bottle.
Offices-No. 215 Fulton street, New York; No. 203 High
Holborn, London, England; No. Ul Ht. faul stroct, Mon?
treal, Canada. DOW1E .V MOISE, Ageab,
August 27 liiths?mo Charleston, S. C.
?3-A YOUNG LAD? RETURNING TO HF.i
couBtry home, alter a t ojourn ota tew month') in, tie
city, wu* hardly recognized by her friendi. In place ol
a coarse, rustic, flushed face, sho had a soft ru'jy cou .
pittston ot' almost marble smoothnu:s, and instead
tw nty-turec she really appeared but i ightcoa. Upon in?
quiry as to thc caueo of so great a change, sho pining
told them that ?he used tho CIRCASSIAN BALM, am
cousidorcd it au invnlinblc acqois.tion to any lady's toilet.
By ita usc any La Jv or G en tienen can improve their per?
nouai appearance un hundred fold. It is simple in ll--1
combination, as Natur? nortel! is "implo, yet uesurpa??
cd in Its efficacy m drawing impurities irniu, alto beak
inj:, i (causing aud beautifying thc skin and complexion.
Hy its ?li. c-_? ?ctkm on thc cuticle it draws from it all ita
impurities, kindly healing the same, and leaving tho sur?
uca ts y..;'ir?j Intended it should be-clear, soft, smooth
and b.-autitul. Price $1, sent by Mail orExprc?s, on re?
ceipt ol an order, by
W. L. CLARK k CO., Chemists,
No. :i West Fayette Street. Syracuse, N. Y.
Thj only American Agents tor the ?ale of the same.
~ SS- li A T C ! 1 E LOU'S li AIR O i E.- TH 1?
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Natural BUtl: or Brown. Rcmc:lie-: tiic ill efiecta ot lia-.
Dyes. Invigorates thc hair, leaving it soft and beautbul.
Tho genuine is signed V.Vliam A. Batc'ulor. Ali others
arc wen. Imitations, and should bo avoidod. Sold by all
Druggists mid Perfumers. Factory, No. HI ISarclcy
Kin. et. Now York.
iT,,- BEWARE OF A COUNTERFEIT,
Decena ber 10 lvr
AS NERVOUS DEBILITY, WITH ITS GLOOM X
attendants, lo>v spirits, depression, involuntary emis?
sions, loss cf semen, spermatorrhoea, IOSJ of power, dizzy
head, lons of memory, and threatened impotence and im
becUity, Aid a sovereipn cure In HUMPHREYS HO
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lacy Strike at onco lue root of the matter, tone up tm
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ergy, lifo and vit?iity, m the entire man. They hav?.
cur^'d thousands of c^ses. Prico$5 per package of sis
boxes and vial, or $1 per single box sold by druggist s,
and sent by mail on receipt Ol pnce. Address HUM?
PHREYS' SPECIFIC HOMEOPATHIC MEDICEN K
COMPANY, No. 30'.' ."ROADWAY, NEW YORK.
tar ALL LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, YOUNG
and old, desirous of having their Bair look beautiful du?
ring ihe holidays, should get a bottle of CHEVALIEB'S
LIFE FOR THE HAIR at once. It quiets thc nervous
action of the overtaxed brain, restores gray hair to its
original color, stops its falling out at once, and keeps thc
Sold by all Druggists, Hair Dressers and Fancy '3oods
Dealers. SARAH A. CHEVALIER, M. D.,
December 14 stuth-l New York.
JW BOYAL HAVANA LOTTERY.-PRIZES
CASHED AND INFORMATION FURNISHED.
The highest rates paid for DOUBLOONS and all kinds
of GOLD AND SILVER.
TAYLOR !i CO., Bankers,
No. 16 Wah street,
October 19_lyr_New York.
J?-NOTICE T ) MARLNE?S.-C API A IN ?
AND PILOTS wishing to anchor their vessels in Ashley
River, are requested not to do oo anywhere within direci
rango of tho heads ot the SAVANNAH EAILEOAL
WHARVES, on thc Charleston and St Andrew's side o
the Ashley River; by which precaution, contact with the
Submarine Telegraph Cable will be avoided.
a C. TUENER, H. M.
Harbor Mastdr's Office, Charleston, February 6, 1866.
February 7 _
?S- MABBIAGE AND CELIBACY, AND THE
HAPPINESS OF TRUE MANEJOD.-An Essay lor
Young Men on tho Crime of Solitude, and the Physio?
logical Errors, Abusos and Diseases which create Im?
pediments to MARRIAGE, with sure means of Relief.
Sent in sealed letter envelopes, free of charge.
Address Dn. J. SKILLIN HOUGHTON,
Howard Association, Philadelphia, Pa.
September 26 3mos
~~tGT WHEATON'S OINTMENT WILL CUBE
WHEATON'S OINTMENT will cure Salt Rheum.
WHEATON'S OINTMENT cures Old Sores.
WHEATON'S OINTMENT cures sll Diseases of the
Price 50 cents; by mail 60 cents. All druggists sell it.
WEEKS 4 POTTER, Boston, Proprietors.
September 16 mwfly
Headquarters Second Military District,)
CHARLESTON, S. C., November 14,1867, )
[GENERAL ORD EES NO. 117.]
IN ORDER T J CONFORM TO THE PROVISIONS OF
General Orders No. 95, Commanding Officers of Posts
are authorized, when in their Judgment demanded by
the public scrvico, to require, by order, the services of
citizens to perform the duties usually performed by
roadmasters and overseers of highways. Inconforxity
with the existing usage, such soi vices will receive no
compensation. Any person falling to oboy the orders of
the Post Commander in the premises, will be subjected
to the samo pams and penalties os are now provided by
law in the case of the neglect or refusal of a roadmoster
or overseer of highways to perform the duties of such
By command of Bvt. Major-General ED. E. S. CAMBY.
LOUIS V. CAZ LARC,
Aide-de-camp, Act'g Assisting Adjutant-General.
Official: O. M. Mixcrmx, Aide-de-camp.
Headquarters Second Military District.)
CHABLEBTON, S. C., September 30, 1867. j
PENDING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF RULES FOR
tho government of Military Tribunals in this District,
Provost Courts will not exerciso jurisdiction in any case
when the question involves thc title of land; nor in any
civil cause where tho debt sued for or the damagn
claimed exceeds three hundred (300) dollars. In aU
cases where the amount claimed either as debt or dam?
ages exceeds twenty-five (2-' > dollars, the defendant shall
be entitled to ten (10) days' notice, and if it excoeds one
hundred (100) dollars, ho shall bo entitled to flftoen (15)
days'notice; but this right may be waived by the de?
fendant, and thc trial of the ?use set for an earlier day,
upon his written consent thereto, which consent must
appear on the record of the Court
By command of Brevet Mijor-Uenoral ED. R. S. CAN
Bl. LOUIS V. CAZIABC, Aide-de-camp,
Acting Assistant Adjutant- '3eueral.
Officiai: O. M. MITCHEL, Aide-de-camp.
November 25 _
Headquarters Second Military District, I
CHARLESTON, S. C., October 21, 1867. J
GENERAL O ansas No. 105.]
Post Commanders may admit to bail per?ons not sub?
ject to thc Articles of War, held in arrest by military au?
thority, charged with offences not capital, upon security
as provided in tho foho wing paragraph:
Security shah consist: 1st, of a cash deposit of the
amount for which bond is required as bail by the State
law in like cast?; or, Sd, of a bond tn like sum, running
to tho Post Commander, conditioned for compliance
with all orders, .vi th surety, who must be a freeholder
and must justify in twice tho amount of the penalty, and
must, under seal, authorize any officer so ordered by the
Post Commander, in caso of default, and non-payment
by tho surety on demand, to summarily seize and sell
sufficient of the property of principal and surety to sat?
isfy the forfeiture and cost;; and immediately upon de?
fault made, the bond shah constitute a lien upon the per?
sonal property of both principal and surety.
All bail and other bonds taken under military authori?
ty will conform to the foregoing directions when not
otherwise specially provided.
By command of Bvt Major-General ED. R.S. CANBY.
LOUIS V. CAZIABC,
Aid-de-Cantp, Act'g. Asst. Adj't Gen'L
Official: O. M. MITCHEL, Aid-do-Camr-.
SPECIAL NOTICE !
WE ABE OUR OWN
HAVING DETERMINED TO CLOSE OUT OUR
STOCK OF HEAVY CLOTHING before January
1st, we shall offer the same for
COMMENCING DECEMBER 7rn. AT
Less than the Cost to Manufacture,
And lower than the same quality of Clothing was ever
told in this city. All garments made by ourselves
warranted equal to ordered work.
? FOB SIX DOLLARS AND FIFTY CENTS,
A Bla-k Suit-Sack and Pants.
FOR ?NINE DOLLARS
A Mixed 8uit-Sack, Pants ard Vest.
FOR FIFTEEN D?LLABS
A Bibbed Ca?simere Suit-sack. Pants ind Vest
FOR TEN DOLLABS EACH
A Lot of Cas?imero Sacks, lately sold at $12 to $20.
FOB TWELVE DOLLABS.
A Scotch Cassimero Sack, lately sold at $20 and $25.
FOB TWENTY-TWO DOLLABS
AB.towuMixed Cassimero Suit-Sack, Pants and Vest,
lately sold at $40.
FOB THIBTY DOLLABS
A Fine Derk Suit-Sack, Pants and Vest, lately sold at $37.
Over Sacks at prices from ?7 to $40.
Custom-made English Frocks
Custom-made English Walking Coats
Ktifl Band Pants, large and small leg?.
White Shirts, Merino and Shaker Elanncl
Shirts and Drawere, Hosiery, Cloves, Ties, Bow*, Ac,
&c, all at Reduced Prices.
FOB ONE DOLLAB EACH
A lot of Undershirts and Drawers, lately sold at $2.00
FOB SEVENTY-FIVE CENTS EACH
A lot of Undershirts and Drawers, lately sold at $1.50
UCDLUO, WILLIAMS & PARO,
CORNER OF HASEL STREET,
CHARLESTON, S. C.
The i uro li ii a Times,
Pl'BLISHHD AT OUANCrEUURO C. H.
THIS PAPER CIRCULATES THROUGHOUT TH?
middle portion ot the State, and offers tho best
facilities for advertisers, February 2i
_ j-v THE FINE FAST 3 AIL TNG SHIP "ELIZA
BETH HAMILTON," Wm. White Master, la
now loading for the above port. For Freigh t
engagements apply to
PATTERSON ir STOCK,
December 31_Sonth Atlantic Wharf.
THE NORWEGIAN BARK HARKEN ADEL
- STEIN, having a portion of her cargo engaged,
#111 have quick dispatch.
For Freight engagements apply to
December 16_R. T. WALKER.
j?h? THE Al AMERICAN SHIP RICHARD III-,
SSS* SCOTT Master, fi ready to receive cargo for tho
above" port. For Freight engagements, apply to
STREET BROTHERS k CO.,
December 12_No. 74 East Bay.
VESSELS WANTED IMMEDIATELY,
TO LOAD SHTN(iLES. DRESSED AND IN
_ THE ROUGH, tor Northern Ports. Highest
rates paid. TUCKER k JACKSON,
Shipping and Commission Merchants,
November 29 No. 112 East Bey.
THE FAVORITE STEAMSHIP SEA
GULL, N. P. DUTTON Commander, wiU
sail for the above port, lrom Pier No. 1
Union Wharves, on Saturday Afternoon,
21st inst., at 3 o'clock.
For Freight engagements, apply to
COURTENAY k TRENHOLM.
Decombcr 19 3 Union Wharves.
VE AV YORK AND CHARLESTON
STEAMSHIP LINE.-FOR NEW YORK.
ETHE SPLENDID SIDE WHEEL
steamship " CHAMPION," Captain
LocKWoon, wUl leave Adgoria South
Wharf on Saturday, the 21st lust, at 3
o'clock P. M. precisely.
For outward Freight engagements apply to COURTE?
NAY k TRENHOLM, corner Adgcr's Wharf and East
For Passage and matters pertaining to inward Freights,
apply to STREET BROTHERS & CO., Na 74 East Bay.
STREET, BROTHERS A CO., 1
COURTENAY* TRENHOLM, J A?enIB
December 18 4
FOR PAL ATRIA,
FERNANDINA, JACKSONVILLE, AND ALL THE
LANDINGS ON THE ST. JOHN'S RIVER, VU
THE NEW AND SPLENDID STEAM?
ER "DICTATOR" (1000 tons burthen).
Captain L. M. COXXTTXB, will leave
Middle Atlantic Wharf every Tuesday
Sight, at 9 o'clock, lor the above places, connecting
with the Georgia Central Railroad at Savannah, for Ma?
con, Mobile and New Orleans.
AU Freight must be paid here by shippers.
For Freight or Passage, apply on board or at the office
of J. D. AIKEN k CO.,
FERNANDINA, JACKSONVILLE, AND ALL TTng
LANDINGS ON THE ST. JOHN'S RIVER, VIA
THE NEW AND SPLENDID STEAM?
ER CITY POINT (ILIO tons burthen).
Captain S. AD KISS, will leave Middle At?
lantic Wharf every Friday Night, at 9
o'clock, for the above places, connecting with the Geor?
gia Central Railroad at Savannah, for Macon, Mobile and
AU Freight must bo paid here by the shippers.
For Freight or Passage, apply on board, or at the of*
fice ol RAVENEL k CO., Agents,
Corner of Vanderhorst's Wharf and East Bay.
THROUGH TICKETS TO FLORIDA,
BY CHARLESTON AND SAVANNAH STEAM-PACKET
LINE.-SEMI-WEEKLY VIA BEAUFORT AND HIL?
TON HEAD-WEEKLY VIA BLUFFTON.
STEAMER PILOT BOY.Capt W. T. MCNIXTT
STEAMER FANNIE..Capt F. PECK.
ONE OF THE ABOVE STEAMERS
wiU leave Charleston every Monday and
F'<day Morning at 7 o'clock; and Sa?
vannah every Wendesday and Satnr
day Morning, at 1 o'clock. Touching at Bluffton on
MUT day, trip from Charles .e. >, and Wednesday, trip from
AU Way Freight, also Blunton Wharfage, must be pre.
For Freight or Passage, apply to
JOHN FERGUSON, Accommodation Wharf.
FUR GEORGETOWN, S. C.]
TOUCHING AT SOUTH ISLAND, KETTHFIELD AN
THE STEAMER EMILIE, CAPTAIN
_ ISAAC DAVIS, will receive Freight This
'Jay, and leave as above, lrom South Commercial Wharf,
on Monday Morning, December 23d, at 7 o'clock.
Returning, will leave Georgetown on Friday Morning,
December 27th, at 6 o'clock.
No Freight received after sunset
All Freight most bo prepaid.
For Freight or Passage, apply to
8HACKELFORD & KELLY, Agents,
No. 1 Boyce'* Wharf.
FRASER k MAURICE, Agents, Georgetown, S. C.
December 21 1 . .
[ DIE CHARLESTONER ZEITUNG.
JOHN A. WAGENER, Ebrroa.
U> DER THE ABOVE HEAD THE UNDERSIGNED
pn poso to publish a German Weekly Paper, to be
thc organ of the German population, and devoted to the
interests of this State, in encouraging .'immigration end.
Literature, Agriculture, Commerce, Arts and Trade,
will be represented in its columns, and the news of the
day will be given.
General JOHN A WAGEN ER has kindly consented to
undertake the editorial monagement fur the present.
Subscription-$3 for Twelve Months; $1.50 for Six
Months; 81 for Three Months.
Advertisements inserted on liberal terms.
C. ?. ?..(CEMANN k CO..
September 25 No. 3 Broad street Charleston,'3. O
?S PUBLISHED WEEKLY AT NEWE EERY C. H., AT
S3 per annum, and, having a large circulation
through aU tho upper and lower Districts of the Stale,
affords great advantages to advertisers.
Bates for advertising very reasonable-for which apply
lo our Agent, Br T. P. SLIDER, at the Milli House.
.mCS. t? ? ii. Ii. ?BENEKBB.
Nov?TOHHT MOX*orm Mid IVowieiOt*
THE BENNETTSVILLE JOURNAL ~
IS PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY MORNING AT
Bonne tts ville, S. C., in the eastern portion of the
State, by STUBBS k LITTLE, Proprietors, and offer
superior inducements to Merchants and all others who
wish to extend their business in this section of the Pee
Dee country. We respectfully solicit the patronage of
our Charleston friends.
Terms-$3 per annum, invariably in advance. Adver.
tisements Inserted at very reasonable rates. July S .
.THE LANCASTER LEDGER.
CONNORS k CARTER, PBOPMZTOBS.
PUBLISHED EVERY WEDNESDAY MORNING AT
Lancaster C. H., 8. C, Having a large subscription
Hst it offers a favorable medium to Merchants and all
advertisers who desire to extend their business In the
nroAr Districts of the State. Bates of --JvertisiEgj bb
er. -1. Specimen copy of paper sent on application.
335 ORANUKBBB8 NEWS,'
PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY MORNING, AX
Orangeburg, S. C. Terms $2 per annum, In ad?
During the spring and fall seasons extra copies of the
OEANOEBUao NEWS wUl be circulated for the benefit of
our advertising patrons.
Contract Advertisements inserted on the moat liberal
fenns. Address SAMUEL DIBBLE,
Editor Orangebnrg News,
February 25 Orangebnrg, R
IS AN EXCELLENT ADVERTISING MEDIUM. LET
Merchants and business men try it for a few months,
"No risk no gain." Send on your cards and increasu
your trade this falk There's nothing to equal Printer'*
Ink-it has made many a fortune.
Terms for thc paper-$3 per annum, in advance.
Advertisements inserted at the rate of 91 per square of
twelve Unes or lesa for each . asertion. -
Cards of ten Unes or leu, at tho rate of $10 for threw
Contracta by the year or for six months, silo wing priv ?
liege of changing, on more favorable terms. Address
EDWARD A. BRONSON,
NovcmhrrlJ Pnbli.hw nil -rowtor
MERCHANTS AND BUSINESS MEN
WHO DESIRE TO SECURE TRADE FROM THAT
rich Cotton country, Southwest Georgia, world
do weU to advertise in the
An old-established newspaper, published at the flourish?
ing Utile city of Lawson, in the heart of this rich Cotton
belt. Having thc lurgest circulation of any paper in
this sectionTit offers extra inducements to advertisers.
.8S-Pub!ishcd weekly at $2 per annum. Advertising
rates moderate. FLAM CHRISTIAN,
December ll Dawson, Ga.
DEVOTED TO LITERATURE, SCIENCE, ART. 7
AGRICULTURE, and MISCELLANEOUS NEWS
Cheraw, S. C. Published weekly, by POWELL k
W OR LEY.
TEEMS or SCBSCROTIOS :
One copy one year.$3 Od
RATES OF ADVERTISING :
One Square, ten Unes or less, one Insertion..ti OH ?
For each subsequent insertion. 75 ;
AU Advertisements to be distinctly marked, or they
wUl be published until ordered ont, and charged accord.
Merchants and others advertising by tho year, 1 Ube- .
rat deduction oe tho above rates 'will be made.
November 16 .r."
THE MARION STAR.
ESTABLISHED NEARLY TWENTY YEABS AGO, Re?
published at Marion, S. C., in the central portion
ot thc country, and offers a favorable medium to Sar
ctiants. Druggists, Machinists, and all classes who desire 1
to uxtend their business iu the Pee Dee country.
For thc benefit of our advertising patron.', we shall, in
addition to our subscription list, which ls constantly in?
creasing, publii b and distribute, gratuitously, copies 0t?>
the STAR, duriug the business season this FalL ' -
Bates ot Advertising liberah ' L~
W. J. McKERALL,
November 20 Editor and Proprio tor
"THE IRISH CITIZEN:"
NEW WEEKLY NEWSPAPER.
Pr.OPBIETOB AND EDITOR,
FIRST NU AI DER TO APPEAR ON SATURDAY. THE
12th of October, 1807.
Tjbrms by tho year.93.00
Term- for half year. 1.50
Tenus foi four mouths. 1.00
Clubs of 10 In the usual prcn>..'.on.
Advertisements to bc torwaided Immediately, so aa 'a
be duly classified. Address, JOHN MITCHEL.
Office ot the Irish cutten.
No. 31 Barclay street, Now YorV
Pey ember 30