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' Our European Dispatchcg.
[PEE ATLANTIC TELEGRAPH. J
TABIB, Joly" SO.-In the'suit of the United
States VB. Annan and others, the plaintiff fail?
edto-prove that'Arman had contracted to con?
struct war vessels for the Confederacy, or re?
ceived money belonging to the United States.
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y*Our Washington Dispatches.
THE AGRICTJLT?RAL COMMISSIONER'S REPORT
TS CREASE IB CORK AND DECREASE JU COTTON
THE.BAD1CALS HAVE UNFAVORABLE ACCOUNTS
~ FROM THE SOUTH-LOUISIANA ABOUT TO BE TN
REBELLION-THE INDIANS ON TBE WAS PATH
- A BANSECPT RADICAL STATE.
WASHINGTON, July 30.-The State Department
has issued to the Russian Minister a treasury
cheek for $7,200,000 in gold, which closes the
The action of the Georgia and South Carolina
legislatures ia the recent ?lections, indicating
an abandonen) en t of extreme views, createe con?
siderable consternation amoD g the Radical cir?
The Agricultural Report states that this year
an increased number of acres, amounting to
two and a half millions, have been planted in
corn. This increase is mainly in the South.
The oops generally in splendid condition, and
the yield of wheat will be above the average
of last year, except in the Southern States.
The cotton returns show a falling off in the
acreage planted, except in Texas. The aver?
age reduction in acreage is about ten per cent.
There is however, better and clearer culture,
; and-awide use of fertilizers. The stand of to?
bacco, except in Kentucky and Michigan, ia a
little below the average,
v The Republican Executive Committee have
unfavorable, accounts from the South. Major
Mooro, of the San Antonio Express, who has
arrived here, says that there is little hope fer
the Reconstruction policy in Texas. A mem?
ber of the staff of Governor Warmouth, who has
just an;ved here, eave that if the President
does not respond to the call for troops, which
the Governor will make io comi^i&nce with
the resolutions of the Legislature, the State
will be practically in rebellion. He says the
western part of the State is wholly under the
control of the Kn-Klux-Klan, who ride about
openly by daylight. Several of the former
rebel cavalryregiments have been reorganized
and called Seymour Knights, and the infantry
companies Blair Guards.
In. order to reduce the navy, two vessels will
be withdrawn from each foreign squadron.
Mr. Reverdy Johnson sails on Saturday,
accompanied by Mrs. Lincoln.
A Republican who favored Mr. Johnson dur?
ing the impeachment trial is proposed for
Commissioner of Internal Revenue.
Rollins will unconditionally resign in his
The new tax law balts on account cf a di>
ference between Mcculloch anl RoEins. A
compromise is considered necessary, which
will probably continue the commissionership
in Republican hands..
A large number of office-holders have been
discharged on account of the meagre appro?
priations made by Congress.
Internal Revenue to-day one and three quar?
The Kansas Democratic Convention has nom?
inated G. W. Glyck for Governor? and Maxwell
McCnstar for Lientenant-Governor.
An Omaha dispatch says that reports have
reached that place from Wood River, Nebras?
ka, that a large band of Sioux and Cheyennes
had attacked a small party of Pawnee scouts,
under Lieut. Hawley, killing one Pawnee,
wounding Lient. Hawley, and ciprnring the
arms and ammunition.
The Senate of Tennessee ananimonsly de?
clared yesterday that the State was unable to
pay the interest on its debt, and passed a bill
providing for the randing of both principal and
interest for three years. A resolution was in?
troduced-in the Senate to raise a committee to
wait upon the Governor and ask him to recom?
mend the removal of political disabilities from
the disfranchised citizens of Tennessee.
The Georgia Legislature.
ATLANTA, July SO.-In the House to-day a
bill taking from the Governor the power of ap?
pointing the Superintendent, Auditor, and
Treasurer of the Georgia State Road, and trans?
ferring the same to the General Assembly, was
The following was introduced and passed by
a large majority :
"Inasmuch as the vital question heretofore
dividing the members composing this branch
of the General Assembly is settled, be it *
Jteoolved, That we, like men having the in?
terest of the State at heart, will bury party
prejudices and go forward to perfect the en?
actment of such laws as will establish peace
and harmony among the people of the State."
The Investigating Committee upon Bradley,
the negro senator, accused of felony, is now in
Two negroes have arrived here to contest the
seats of Representatives Tnnlim and Goff, al?
though the latter received some five hundred
The Alabama Legislature.
MONTGOMERY, Joly 80.-In the Senate a bill
was discussed to punish the Ku-Klux-Klan and
to suppress all their publications. The bill
regulating public carri ore, and punishing them
for distinction in race and color, was postponed.
t Augusta Municipal Affair g.
AUGUSTA, July 80.-Some two thousand citi?
zens met at the City Hall to-day and adopted
resolutions praying the Legislature to furnish
the citizens with a government of law and or?
der, and protesting against the military ap?
pointees, and asking immediate relief.. A com?
mittee was appointed to memorialize the Leg?
The Louisiana l?gislature.
NEW ORLEANS, July 80.-The militia bill is
now agitating the Legislature. A bill has paes
ed the House, and will pass the Senate, au?
thorizing the Governor to raise an nnlimited
number of uniformed militia, to be armed and
equipped at the expense of the State, to be or?
ganized by the*Uovemor, and called into Ber?
rico when necessary. To-day being the'anni
versary of the riots of 1866, both Houses ad?
Democratic Mais Meeting.
SELMA, Joly 30.-The Seymour and Blair
mass meeting held to-day was a grund suc?
cess. Able and eloquent speeches were made
by ex-Govei nor Moore, General John T. Mor?
gan, the Hon. S. F. Bice and others. Resolu?
tions ratifying the- Democratic nominations
and platform were unanimously adopted. Five
thousand persons were present, and the great?
est enthusiasm prevailed.
A Seymour and Blair Meeting at Jack?
JACKSON, MISS., July 80.-An immense Sey?
mour and Blair ratification meeting was held
to-night. There was a torchlight procession
md t peaking. Forty yoong ladies, represent?
ing the different Staten and Territories, were
borne in a triomphal car.
. Fire in Philadelphia.
PTm.ADET.7HiA, Joly 30.-The roof of the
plomber shop and other buildings in the Navy
fard were barned this morning. The loss was
trifling. g _
Newa from the Pacific.
SAX FRANCISCO, July SO.-The steamship
Pacific; has sailed for Sitka, with ordnance and
other stores. Gen. Halleck and staff are on
board, and will make a tour of inspection.
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FROM THE STATE CAPITAL.
[FBOil ora OWN REPOSTES.}
?. TAX FOB' TEE T#TirF,r OF PILL'S WIDOW-THE
ELECTION OF ASSOCIATE JUDGES-A NEW LOAN
PROPOSED-THE CHARLESTON RESOLUTIONS
AGAIN-EXULTATION OF THE EXTREMISTS.
COLUMBIA. July 80.- In the House, the Com?
mittee on County Officers reported a bill
axing the amount of their official bonds, which
tras afterwards referred to the Committee of
(Vaya and Means.
The Speaker announced that he would bere?
ifter refuse to present to the House or enter?
tain contingent accounts from sheriffs, jailors
jr magistrates, which do not come through
The Comet Star Engine Company, of
Charleston, presented a petition for a charter.
Crews (white), of Laurens, gave notice of a
bill imposing on the County of Kershaw an
annual tax of five hundred dollars for the bene?
fit ot the widow of Dill.
A message was received from Governor Scott
announcing that the resolution relieving Sheriff
Bristow, of Marlboro', from the payment of cer?
tain legal penalties had become a law by the
lapse of three day's time without bis ap?
At 12 o'clock the two Houses met for the elec?
tion of Associate Judges of the Supreme Court.
Ransier said that he would nominate Mr. Cor?
bin upon his own responsibility. Whipper
(tiered) promptly withdrew his name. Wright
(colored) said he was authorized by letter to do
BO for certain reasons.
The second ballot was then taken and A. J.
Willard was elected Associate Justice, having
received ninety votes. The Democrats voted
Captain Solomou H?ge, of the Sixth United
States Infantry, was elected the second asso?
ciate justice. Subsequent!? Willard was chosen
for the long term of four years.
A bill was introduced authorizing the Gov?
ernor to negotiate a loan of ons hundred and
twenty-five thousand dollars to meet current
expenses, usinpr bills receivable and tho bonds
and stocks of tho State as collaterals.
The, resolutions of the Charleston mass meet?
ing again came up. DeLarge (colored) de
nonnced the leader of the movement as
worthless fellow, who urged oh the rest w
.whip and spur.
' There is great exaltation among the extre:
is ts over the election of Willard and H?ge.
FURTH EE BY MAIL.
[FROM ona OWN REPORTER.)
THE RADICALS AMONG THE DEMOCRATIC BREA
EES -THE CHABLESTOI* RESOLUTIONS-ENI
GETIC TALKING-THE COLORED REPRESEN!
T1VES DENOUNCE THE REPUBLICAN STATE
CHARLESTON-THE ELECTION OF A CHIEF Xl
TI CE -MOSES /THE POOR MAN'S FRIEND-A DI
NOTED DEBATE-THE VOTE FOB WADE EA1
TON-UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE A FAILURE-T
NOMINATION OF JUDGE ALDRICH.
COLUMBIA, S. C., July^ 29.-The Honse :
day has been an interesting bnt characteris
scene of confosi JD;and, by the time yon fini
this letter, you will confess that there's"
Ethiopian in the woodpile," in other won
thal something is the matter with the Radii
party and its representatives in the Legis
ture. Il was observable immediately after t
Charleston mass meeting that an unusi
scare had taken possession of many of t
members. They found peace in the introdi
tion of a number of measures intended to ma
the party stand more firmly on its legs; b
' the manifestations to-day decidedly encoura
[ the belief that the Radical ship is, indee
among the Democratic breakers, and rapio
going to pieces.
Scarcely had the House organized, befo
Lee, a colored member, sent to the Speak
tho following resolutions, which he said he hi
just received from Charleston. There beii
no objection, the Clerk proceeded to read :
j At a mass meeting of the Republicans of tl
City of Charleston, held on Monday e venin
July 27, when there was present four thousai
of the municipal votera, it was unanimous
determined that the delay in the muuicip
elections in this city tends to endanger tl
success of the Republican party in the cit
and also to exercise a demoralizing infiuem
ou the party throughout the State. Therefor
Be fol ced', That we tender our thanks tp thoi
members of the Legislature, from Chariest*
Eartaculaily, who advocated and voted for tl
Ul providing for elections in the cities ai
towns, which was defeated in the House <
Representatives on Friday, July 24th.
Besotted, That those of onr delegates wh
I voted against said bul ought to carry out a d<
aigu thereunder determined on long since
B. C. DeLarge (colored), who had just ente
ed. Mr. Speaker, I understand that these res?
rations reflect on tho action of certain membei
of this body. If so, it's an indignity, and t
one of the members, I object to the Arth?
reading of that paper. I dont intend to alio
anybody in Charleston to think for me, and
the question comes up, I shall vote to postpon
the elections again to-morrow.
W. J. Whipper (colored). Ia it not rache
late for the gentleman to object, after th
unanimous consent of the Honse ha? been ol
fained? I also voted like the member trot
Charleston-, but I am not so a/raid of pnbli
opinion in Charleston BB to object to the reac
ing of these resolutions, or any others.
DeLarge. I don't care lorjhe resolutions c
tho men who adopted them. But I do say thi
Hooeo don't respect its dignity wheo it allow:
Tom, Dick and Harry-mere nobodies-to sen
in a set of resolutions like those. Four or fiv
hundred men, all of whom are trying to KC
places on th e. police-that's what's the matte
-may write all the resolutions they please;
don't care, bnt I do think the House ought no
to allow its dignity to be insulted.
Mr. Tomlinson then moved that the readinj
be proceeded with, for which DeLarge votet
"aye" with as much unction as anybody, an<
the motion was agreed to.
Besotted, That those of our delegates wh<
voted against said bill ought to carry out th<
design, thereunder determined on long 'since
and that as we have now no City Oovernmeu
and the people are absolutely starving fo:
work and that as the enemies of tho Repu bli
can party, who possess the ability to do so, an
so cruel as to withhold assistance for the pur
I pose of compelling them to vote for the Demo
eratic ticket, and as the mass of the laboriuf
classes are true Republicans, large number!
will be forced by the stress of circumstances tc
yield up their principles' therefore those rep?
resentatives from this city who voted against
the bill without proposing an amendment obvi?
ating the objections or exhibiting any desire tc
secure an early election, have proved them?
selves recreant to the will of their constituents,
regardless of the services of the Republican
Sarty, and are entirely uiworthy of tue confi
ence of thoseXwho, by electing them, reposed
vital trusts in their hands. [Laughter.]
Resolved, Thvt a copy of these resolutions
be presented to the Governor of the State,
also to th? president of the Senate and the
Speaker of the House, to be by them communi?
cated to the bodies over which they preside,
with the earnest recommendation that such
legislation will be adopted as will enable us to
hold onr municipal elections at an early day,
and thereby give us a government that will be
legal, and in accordance with the will of the
people [sarcastic laughter], thus allaying the
excitement and suspense [more laughter]
under which we are all too long laboring,
and giving us an opportunity to inaugurate a
system of relief and comparative prosperity
and security to the Republican party as w?l
render it triumphant to the people of the State
in the comme: November election.
Btsotted, That we will meet again in the
Club House to act on this subject.
(Signed) P. M. MILLER, Chairman.
M. H. COLLESS, Secretary.
The announcement ol Peter Miller's name
who ie a venerable old shade of ebon color,
and of Collins, who* disburses paregoric in
Charleston, created fun that rippled all over
DeLarge moved that 500,000 copies be^prin
ted on parchment for distribution. [Laughter.]
McKinlay moved that they be referred to the
Committee on Elections.
The motion was not agreed to.
C. M. Wilder (colored.) I would like to ask
whether there is another Legislature distinct
from this setting in Charleston. [Laughter.)
DeLarge. Yos. They represent the State of
R. B. Elliott (colored). It seems to me that
these resolutions have come to this Bouse by
mistake. They appear to have been written
for a caucus, not for the Legislature of South
Carolina. It occurs to me that if the colored
peoplo of Charleston aro suffering from any
grievances it is their duty to petition this body
as citizens, and not as Republicans. 1 am op?
posed to occupying the time*of this Legisla?
ture in the perusal of any auch document, for
we are here to represent the interests of all the
people-notate Republicana, not HS partisans,
but in that capacity which compels us to act
for the benefit of the whole. I, therefore,
move that the resolutions be reicrred back to
the parties who sent them, with the request
that they will find out whether they were
intenrted for the General Assembly of South
Carolin i or for a Republican caucus
I DeLarge. I sincerely trust that such a
ridiculous paper, got np for *a ridiculous pur?
pose, by a ridiculous number rf men, a::d
transmitted by acme extraordinary means to
us unknown, will not be considered bj this
body. There is scarcely a name attached to
the paper that ia know:;, csicpt perhaps that
of the honorable doctor, who is too weli kuowu
in and about Charleston to commend himself
to the good will of thia House. The truth ia
! that moat of tho names on that document are
too little known lo be Lraetod, end they hav|C
reflected upon the dignity of thia body in
manner that deserves the severest rebuke.
The Speaker announced that the hour
the special order, which was the election
a Chief Justice of the State, had arrived, a
the matter under discussion was accordini
You will see from the tenor of the above <
bate that there is enough independence :
left in the rninda of intelligent colored men
resist the influences of the party, even whet
snaps the whip that has driven them like she
heretofore into the butcher pens of their i
called leaders. Men are beginning to think :
themselves, and reflection and observation t
every day teaching them that a great revo
tion is at work, before which they must one d
go down like grass before an avalanche.
At 12 o'clock the Senate united with t
House in- joint Assembly. Mr. B. Tomlins
nominated D. T. Corbin, Esq., as a candids
for the office of Chief Justice of the State
South Carolina. He said that for the last t
years he had been the District Attorney of ?
State; that he had served as an officer in t
United 8tates army, and before and since w
a consistent member of the Republican par
He, therefore, deserved well on this scoi
Major Corbin was also a gentleman of unuai
ability as a lawyer, and professionally had ch;
lenged the admiration and respect of the il?
legal minds of the State. If elected he won]
therefore, not only be in sympathy with t
measures of reconstruction, but be would
decide the law as to ensure the confidence
all the people of the State.
Mr. Coghlan, of Sumter, nominated Franki
J. Mosee Chief Justice* said that he was wi
known to the people of South Carolina, and w
a man who lived in tho affections of the peor
of the State. He was, and ever had been, ei
phatically the poor man's 'friend, the maj*
Mr. Hoyt, senator from Coller?n, nominat(
Col. A. J. Willard. ' *
Mr. Tomlinson called for tho reading of se
tion 2, article 8 of the constitution, which pr
vides that "no person shall be allowed to ho
office who is now or may hereafter be disqual
fled therefor, &c.;" also for the reading of se
tion 1 of the Miscellaneous article, which sa:
that "no person shall bo elected or appoint?
to any office in this State unless he poaessi
the qualifications of an elector;" also the ?
section of the Constitutional Amendment.
All of this reading was to show to the men
bera that Judge Moses was disqualified.
Senator Allen, of Greenville, suggested th:
the opinion of the Attorney-General be askc
whether the election of a man disqualifie
under the Constitutional Amendment and tl
Constitution of the State was not illegal.
The President said that such a questic
might be properly submitted to a legal tribi
nal after the election.
Members at this moment were bnsy peras
bulating from seat to seat, each in the interei
of tho respective candidates, until the turmo
at last reminded one of thc monotone of a ea?
DeLarge, who was largely on the wing hin
self, arose in somebody's seat, not his owi
and desired to call the House to order. Thor
was ?o milch contusion tra couldn't hear hin
Senator Hayno, of Marion (colorod), remari
ed, if the gentleman from Charleston will kee
his seat, others will follow hts example.
De Large. It's very evident that all the fool
ain't dead yet, or you wouldn't have spoke. If
wanted to trade with the devil for fools,
could get about ten for you.
Purvis. 1 hope thc gentleman won't get ex
cited; there's no customhouse in this fight
The election then proceeded, and the resul
of the first ballot was as follows : Whole num
ber of votes cast, 133; necessary to a choice
67-of which Moses received 58, Corbin 53
Willard 6, Orr 3, Dunkin 8, Dawkins 1, Ward
law 2, Aldrich and Inglis 1.
There being no choice, a second ballot wai
taken with the following result-same nnmbei
as above necessary to a choice : Moses 62, Cor
bin 56, Willard 2, Orr 4, Dunkin 8, Aldrich ant
and Inglis 1.
There being still no choice, tho third ballol
was taken, with the following decisive result :
Moses 70, Corbin 49, Dunkin 5, Willard 2, Ou
2, Inglis 1, Dawkins lfeandolph (colored) 1,
Rainey (colored) 1, Nash (colored) L
J. J. Wright (colored) dosiring to change hie
vote, the President announced that under a
rule prevailing in the United States House ol
Representatives, a rrembor has a right to
change his vote before the result is conclusive?
ly announced. [This is contrary to the ruling
of the Chair during the senatorial election.]
Mr. C. P. Leslie. If that bo tho case, ?r.
President, I desire here and now, publicly and
emphatically, to have my name called and to
change my vote from Major Corbin to Wade
Hampton, and I will stand upon it in the fu?
ture. [Applause among tho spectators. J
The count being now made, tho President of
the Senate announced that Franklin J. Moses,
having received a majority of the votes caBt,
was duly elected Chief Justice of South Caro?
lina for the period of six years.
This result was hailed by the partisans of
Judge Moses with intense satisfaction. They
cheered, yelled, stampod thoir feet and clap?
ped their hands. Some darted out of the hall
into the ante-cbamber to congratulate the
successful candidate, anda goodly crowd re?
paired to a bibuktory establishment near by.
to enjoy a perpendicular view of a glass con?
cern, boldins: about a pint, which contained
the spirit of the occasion..
Order being restored, 8enator ' Hayno (color?
ed), of Marion, moved that tho joint Assem?
bly proceed to the election of the assistant
Senator Hayes, of Lexington, nominated
Lemuel J. Boozer, as ono possessing ample
ability, and a good Republican, who doserved
some recognition at the hands of the party.
Mr. C. P. LeBlie. Well, its mighty bad
company you propose to get him into. [Laugh?
Senator Maxwell (colored), nominated A. J.
Willard; said he was Chief of the Bureau of
Civil Affairs; an eminent lawyer and a good
man, who had performed his duties indepen?
dently and fearlessly.
Purvis (colored) seconded the nomination of
Mr. Boozer. Remarked that Lc was a born
Republican; waa a lawyer of forty yearV expe?
rience, and jost auch a mau aa WM ?xeuVl to
make the Supreme Eeneh-sc?urc.
Mr. J. H. Jonka nominated Senator J. M.
Mr. H. W. Webb nominated Captain Ho?c.
Mr. C. P. Leslie. Before taking the step
upon which I hare decided. I wish to say eo
much as will relieve botli myself and my
friends from .".ny unnecessary restraint. I
am about to make a nomination, which
represents ike cxaci political principles
which, io the future, I intend io maintain.
I ebal! name a mau who represents purely
and strictly certain well defined doctrines,
known all over the world. I c.-nnot vote for
my friend over the way, (Mr. Rutland.) nor
for oth'.T gentlemen who Lave been mentioned.
I respect them alli; but if ever there was
fact provedvbeyond peradventure, and I ste
it deliberately, this election to-day testis
that universal suffrage must be written dow
a failure. Taking my cue from this fact, hen?
forth I shall vote for a man of well denn
and settled principles, whose views proud
shortly to be enforced. I accordingly non
nate for Chief Justice, Hon. A. P. Aldrich,
Barnwell. [Hisses from a few Republic
members, and applause from the spectatori
Mr. John H. Ferriter, of Sumter (white I
publican), nominated Hon. John A. Inglis, OJ
was seconded by Col. B. M. Sims, Democrat
The v-iiot was then taken, with the folio
ing result : Whole number of votes cai t, li
necessary to a choice, 66; of which Willard i
ceived 49; Rutland 20; Boozer 17; Inglis 1
Aldrich 2; H?ge 16; Moses, Jr., 2; Leslie
Wright (colored) 2; Major Delaney (colored)
Rainey (colored) 1; Cain (colored) 1; Jol
Morrissey, New York prizefighter and mei
ber of Congress, 1.
An attempt was made to secure another bs
lot, bnt it was evident that the party was i
split np that a caucus was desirable, and, aft
a little engineering, a dissolution of the joii
Assembly was effected, and the two Houei
A word or two of comment on these extrao
dinary proceedings. They prove, first, tb
there is an indifference among Republicans I
the grumbling expressions of a constituenc;
because thc Legislature will not ron the Rad
cal machinery to snit a few hungry politician
The public opinion of those most vitally ii
terested in the welfare of the State at last hi
begun to tell upon oar novel law-makers, ac
they refuse to yield to the. demands of tl
igonoranx and vicious whippers-in of their pari
to reward these leeches for serviced in tt
past. The fact is, that a majority of the colo
ed members are disgusted with the manner j
which many of the offices have been fillet
Even the brief t?ne that has elapsed since tl
election has soflicienlly satisfied the chiefs i
the organization, that without honest, respec
able and intelligent menlo represent them i
Congress, and in the o f?leos of the Stat
especially those which involve large trusts, ti
pa-ty must go to the bad. ?
Secondly. The proceedings to-day demoi
strate that a schism exists in the ranks, a
broad as to destroy all prospeot of renn ?on c
future strength. The party is no longer ii
tact. Somebody has been defrauded. Its bei
men are weak in the knees. As was said b
Leslie, universal suffrage is discovered to be
delusion and a anare. The best man br lon
odds in the Legislature has been to-da
slaughtered by thoso for whom he entered th
army and for four long years of war fong!
and bled; who rendered to their conventio
abler assistance in the formation of their coi
s ti tu ti on than any other person; .who s tum pe
the State, and by night and day worked wit
voice and pen to secure the ratification of thc
instrument; who, abandoning his office and prc
fession, entered thc Legislature ?nd has sine
been the brain and soul of tho body, animatin
it with life, supplying it with thought, and ei
deavoring to build up on an intelligent base
system of laws which, without his ability, wooli
have been a subject of derision andof shami
So much for Radical gratitude. So much fe
that kind of suffrage which the ignorant negi
employs to commit political hari-kari on hi
Thank fortune, what has been a Radical IOE
may prove a Democratic gain. It is true tha
Judge Moses made a speech on Tuesday ev?
ning to a large cancos of the colored members
which enabled him to load into the Legislator
to-day fifty-eight fascinated voters, with whicl
to begin his contest; bot his assorances to hi
outside friends are emphatic that in no wie<
did he commit himself to the Republican pai
ty, except in giving to it, which he did withon
a marmor or a tear, his son, the Speaker c
the House, Inspector-General of the State, an
the expectant next member of Congress.
Add to this the conversion of C. P. L'slie
the boldest, bravest and most fioont debater ii
either body-the man whoso wasp-like denun
elations are most feared by friend and foe, whi
has it now in his power to take the stomp am
make proselytes by the thousand; add agaii
the decided conservatism which has beei
aroused and could draw from oven Republican
lips the names of Jodge Inglis and A. P. Al
dricli, and yon will concede that something
has been done to-day which may well exciti
the hope that even from this Nazareth somi
good will yet go forth.
Colonel A. J. Willard, who notwithstandinj
he commanded one of tho regiments of coloree
troops which first entered Charleston; not?
withstanding his speeches, orations and per
sonal appeals, whether for Repoblican princi?
ples or Republican votes, like Corbin bas beei
left out in the cold. To-morrow, however, bc
may8hare moro generously in the favors to bc
bestowed; but as thc land lies to-night thc
prospects of even his reward are growing
smaller by degrees and beautifully less. It ii
useless, however, to anticipate the events o
to-morrow'. They do things up here by no iule
of three I have ever.koown. John Morrissey o?
Daddy Cain may in less than twenty-four boort
be spasmodically jerked into thc chair of ai
Associate Jostice. I leave the telegraph tc
chronicle these impossible possibilities.
Such is the fear of losing Corbin from the Re?
poblican party that thoso who voted against
him are, to-night, badly scared, and a caucus
is in cession with the view of concocting some
healing lotion that will sooth the wound theil
work has made. If he bc true to the declara?
tion made this afternoon, under circumstances
which excuse a man for feeling onmitigatedlj
disgusted, he will resign his poiition as sena
tor, in all probability abandon politics, onive*
sal suffrage, and all that sort of thing, and be?
take himself quiotly to tho duties of United
States District Attorney. But he maybe in?
duced to accept the nomination of Associate
Justice nevertheless, and take the chancea
that Judge Moses-not being, as Borne claim,
legally elected under tho constitution-will Jail
:o secure the removal of his political disa?
1 hear it stated that if Corbin had given bi?
influence and votes lo Di'. Mackey instead ol
Mr. .Sawyer, he would now bc Chief Justice.
He is merely undergoing punishment at thc
hands of the outside nncr.
Dr. Mackey, too, has c. mc to grief. His re?
moval from the customhouse has been deter?
mined on: cud a week ago thc i:r.nie of bis suc?
cessor waa sent to the Senate, but owing to
Burne cause, it was temporarily laid on the
table. The enenmbent, therefore, bolds over
until the next session" in September-two
months hence. Meanwhile lie is ia Washing
ton, working to secure a Positionen the cabi?
net cf Cen. Graut. J. B. Dennis, a member o?
the Legislature and Freedmen's Bureau, is also
in Washington, using C. C. Bowen to obtaiu
the appointment of Supervisor of the Internal
I learn iliat when tho proposition was sub?
mitted to Congress to pay new members from
the beginning of the se?eion until lbs present
I time, the Bum claimed being about $C830 Zach,
all of the recently distinguished ur blushingly
voted in favor of the generous resolution, ex?
cept Mr. F. A. Sawyer. The measure did not
carry, however, and the members will, there?
fore, come home with only four or five hun?
dred dollars in their pockets.
The Tri-Weekly News
for four months costs but
Eighty-five Cents to each
member of a Club of five.
A Bill to Protect the Right of Suffrage.
The following bill was read a first time in
the House of Representatives on the 27th in?
Be il enacted hy the Senate and House of Rep?
resentatives of the State of South Carolina, now
met and sitting in-General assembly, and by
the authority of the same:
SECTION 1. If any person shall, in any way,
directly or indirectly, offer, promise, procure,
confer, accept, receive, or take any money,
}>roperty, thing in action, victuals, drink, pre
erment, or other consideration, by way of fee,
reward, gift, or gratuity, for giving, or refus?
ing to give, any vote in any election; or if any
person at or before any election, by menance
or other corrupt means of device, directly or
indirectly, attempt to influence any person in
giving, or refusing to give, his vote thorein,
or to deter or dissuade any person from
giving his vote therein, or to disturb,
hinder, persuade, threaten or intimidate
any person from giving his vote therein, or if
any per?on, at or before any election,
knowingly and wilfully make any false asser?
tion or propagate any false report concerning
any person who shall be a candidate thereat,
which shall have a tendency to prevent his
election, or with a view thereto, or if any per?
son, at or before any election, shall knowingly
and wil?ull Y make or propagate any false report
as to the day or days of election, for the pur?
pose of deceiving any person or persons as to
I the date thereof, or if any person shall coun?
terfeit or imitate any ballot, for the purpose of
Vleceiving any person or persons in regard
thereto, or if any person shall make any false
statement to any person or persons, as to the
character of a ballot, for the purpose of de?
frauding him or them of his or their vote, he
?all be deemed and taken to be guilty of a
misdemeanor, and, on conviction thereof,
ihall be punished by a fine not ex?
ceeding five hundred dollars, or im?
prisoned at hard labor for any term not ex?
ceeding two years, or both, at the discretion of
the court before which such conviction shall
be bad, and shall be disqualified from the pri?
vilege of voting at any future election for the
term of six years.
SEC. 2. No person shall make, lay. or deposit
any bet, wager, or stake, to be decided by the
result of any election, by the election or defeat
of one or more persons at such election, or by
any contingency connected with or growing
ont of any such election;, and all contracts for
or on account of any money, property, or
thing in action, so bet, wagered, or staked,
shall be void; and any person who shall pay,
deliver, or deposit any money, property, or
thing in- action, upon the event of any bet,
wager, or stake prohibited by this section,
may sae for and recover the same of the win?
ner or winners, or person or persons to whom
the same, or any part thereof, shall have been
paid or delivered, or with whom the same, or
any part thereof, shall have been deposited,
whether be or they shall have been a stake?
holder or stakeholders, or other person or
?ersons, whether or not the same shall have
een paid over by such stakeholder, or whether
or not such bet, wager or stake shall have
SEC. 8. If any company or corporation of
.person or persons who have obtained, or shall '
hereafter obtain, a charter -from the Legisla-,
tnre of this State, for the benefit of such com?
pany or corporation, shall discharge, or
threaten to discbarge from employment, in
such business, any operative or employee, at
or before any election, for or on account of his
or her political principle, or the political prin?
ciple of tho family of said employee, said char?
ter ehall be deemed and taken to be forfeited,
and shall have no legal or binding force at any
time thereafter, bat shall be utterly noll and
void; and the person discharged may have an
action of trespass to recover damages for his
losses therein sustained against the said com?
pany or corporation.
Sec. L It shall be the duty of all and
every justice and joslices of the peace,
before whom complaint, upon oath, is
made of the violation of sections 1 and 2 of
this act. to immediately issue a warrant to ap?
prehend the violators thereof; and the said
justices, and every one of them, are hereby au?
thorized and required to bind, by recognizance,
all material witnesses to prove the offence
against such offender, to appear at the next ses?
sion of the Court of General Sessions for the
county where the offence was committed, or in
such other court where the sail offence is cog?
nizable, then and there to give evidence against
the said offender, and further, if any justice of
the peace shall offend in anything against the
true intent or meaning of this clause or sec?
tion, then the Court of General Sessions of the
county where such offence shall be committed,
upon due proof thereof, upon examination be?
fore them, shall, for every such offence. Bet
such fine on the sa'd justice of the peace as the
court ehall think fit and reasonable.
The Tri-Weekly News
for four months costs but
Seventy-five Cents to each
member of a Club of ten.
THINGS IN THE STATE.
-The same paper says: "Col. A. S. Buford,
President of the Air-Line Railroad, was in
town a few days ago. We had the pleasure ol
an interview with bim, and were gratified to
learn that measures are being ina tim ted to ad?
vance the prospects of this road aud eecupe its
-The Newberry Herald says : "During the
late thunder storm, we learn that a tree about
thirtv feet from the dwelling house of Mr. Ab?
ney Reeder, of this district, was struck by
lightning and tom to pieces. It happened at
night, while the family were in bcd, and the
concussion was sensibly felt, and Mr. Reeder,
thankful that no one in the house experienced
hurt, felicitated himself that the only loss sus?
tained was a tree."
-The 8umter Watchman says : The resi?
dence of Rev. H. B. Mccallum was forcibly
entered on Tuesday night last, and clothing,
bed covering ?c., carried of, to the amount of
near one hundred dollars. On the following
night, one of the storerooms attached to the
department of Captain Samuel Place was also
forcibly entered, and three sacks of corn car?
ried off, which small quantity, fortunately for
the Captain, waa all iii tho storeroom at the
-The South Carolina B.uv.ist Convention
assembled ?/ Newberry on Friday. Rev. J.
Calpeupor, r.f Darlington, delivered the intro
ductorv sc?mon. Thc Convention was organ?
ized bv the election st Hov. J. L. Reynolds,
D. D.,*PrcHiJent; Rev. J. O. B. Dargan, D. D.,
Vice-l'resideui; Kev. J. F. Morral!, Secretary;
and Prof. C. H. Judson, Treasurer.
Delegates appeared from nearly every sec?
tion of the Mate. Resolutions wero offered
with reference to systematic benevolence, the
South Carolina Baptist, and Furman Universi?
ty. Forman University seemed to be the chief
subject of interest during tho Convention On
this subject many interesting and stirring ad?
dresses were made, and at once contributions
and pledges were made to relieve the Univer?
sity from its present pecuniary pressure. The
spirit of irite.st and liberality with which the
members of the Convention-rallied io the sup?
port of this Institution, was highly comm .-ni?
able. Convention adjourned ?inc* die Tuesday
Tho""Anderson Intelligencer "feys: '-Alor
two weeks ego a notorious negro girl named
Marv disappeared from tWs community. Seve?
ral dava elapsed before tho fact became kno ?n
tho white acople generally, and then there
were the wildest rumors alloat regarding her
fate, such o? he? last appeals for mercy kins
heard bv other negrees in the direction of
Rocky River, fcc. Thc greater p tri c I las : v. eek
was spent by parties dragging thc river ? >r ber
bod;. ; cast-off clothes were identified, and any
amount of tue veriest nonsense relied apon by
many of the negroes, lu'tho in a:i::uv? :h:
missing giri had been discovered at Walhall?,
and on Saturday night last a man wad
scut there to ascertain thc correctness
of the report, if paisible. He came t.. ck cn
Monday morning and reported that he had ac?
tually seen and conversed with her; that ehe
refused to come back here, and that there wae
no doubt about her actual existence on terra
firma. Notwithstanding this positive state?
ment from their chosen representative, his
story was disbelieved, and we have heard it
asserted by negroes that--he"" waa bribed to
make such a report. The adair has created
mitch excitement in this community, and there
are reasons to believe that designing persons,
either white or black, have kept alive the
flame of discord and dissatisfaction among the
negroes to emt their own mischievous pur?
The Weather and the Crops. <)
The following paragraphs concerning the
crops wiH he found interesting :
For the past ten days, says the Intelligen?
cer, in several parts of the district, copions
showers have drenched the earth, and relieved
the prospect of immediate starvation. On Fri?
day, Saturday and Sunday bist, there were gen- '
eral rains in this section, and the crops will be ?'
- Since last issue, says the Herald, this eection
has Leen bountifully blessed, with good rains,
and a most magical change is already seen ir*
the suffering -vegetation. Everything, which
retained life at all is now shooting out. -Corn,
cotton, potatoes, &e., have taken a hew lease, *
and we look forward, with the help of these
latter rains, to a plentiful abundance. We be?
lieve that showers are general.
-Ample rains, says the Watchman, have re?
cently descended into this section of the State,
and the prospects for bread have been greatly
brightened. The prospect along the line of the
South Carolina Railroad to Charleston, as we
recently saw, is very encouraging.
*~-Since the late refreshing rains, says the
Spartan, we have heard from many of bur far?
mers very favorable accounts from the growing
crop of corn, cotton, potatoes, &c. From in?
formation derived from various sources, w?
suppose the wheat crop of the district did not
turn ont much more than a half crop. Oats,
we suppose, are generally good. The pros?
pect, with good seasons from this ont, ie very
encouraging. Some of our large fanners have
told ns that they never had better err -s of
corn and cotton, so tar. Our prospect*, are
cheering as to having plenty to eat, and some
little money too. '
OUB LEGISLATORS.-The Newberry Herald
publishes a few Unes touching the scalawag
Legislature. It Bays:
A friend from the once favored and beautiful
City of Columbia, but now dis fi gui-ed and dis?
graced by the negro Legislature now Bitting, in
speaking of the scalawag assemblage and its
doings, said the other day, that on the first
day's session, a burly, thick-lipped negro arose
and called out "Slr. Speaker;" not being heard
for the clamor -.signing, he again yelled "Mr,
Speaker," and again, the third time stating
that he wanted to speak. The honorable speak?
er (God forgive the honorable) at length hear?
ing the cry, said, speak. Just at this time our
big buck member remembered that he had
forgotten what he wanted to say, and after
looking up and down and scratching bis wool,
dropped into bis Beat muttering, negro-like, "I
clean forgot what it was, but no matter, 'twas
nnfiln, nohow."' This is said to have been the
first speech of the session, and should be pre?
served. Another nig, at another time, bearing
one of his white brothers ask for leave of ab?
sence on official business, which was granted,
got np on his jay-bird heels and asked for "four
days of de same absence on fishy business."
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any injurious ingredients. As a preventive to
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covering from fever, or other sickness, it can?
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most eminent physicians. Prepared by Hege
man & Co., New York, ?nd sold byall respect?
able druggists in the United States.
VESSELS WASTED -
FOR COA8TWISE AND WEST INDIA
' PORTS. Highest rates and dispatch guar
> anteed by
? BXS LET k CREIGHTON,
Shipping and Commission Merchants,
Jujy 4 Nos. 143 and 145 East Bay.
FOR NEW YOLK.
REGULAR LINE EVERY WELNESBAT.
THE STEAMSHIP SARAGOSSA
' Capt. M. B. CBOWELL.W?1 leave Van?
'derborst's Wharf, on Wednesday,
16th August, at - o'clock.
July 30_BAVEN EL k CO., Agents.
FOR NEW TURK.
PEOPLE'S STEAMSHIP COMPANY'S LINE
sty^bt-t* STEAMSHIP MONERA, CAPT
/z?f^?'T^?Wi?. MAESHMAN, will leave North
?^Mt?Ei? Atlantic Wharf Friday, July 31, a t
?jTSr j?rlsSmmThree o'clock P. M.
For Freight or Passage, apply to
July 29_JOHN k THEO. GETTY.
FOR NRW YORK.
,?vfte*M? THE SPLENDID SIDE WHEEL
?Jf?*if?*L STEAMSHIP CHARLESTON,
??fflR$m\ B?SE?, Commander, will sail on
mmStj mS^mm Saturday, August 1st, at 4 o'jio:k
P. M., from Adder's south Wharf.
For Freight ot Passage, apply to
JAMES ADGER k CO.,
Corner Adger's Wharf and East Bay (Up Stairs).
STEAM TO LIVERPOOL.
CALLING AT QUEENSTOWN.
^fr?msm THE INMAN LINE, 8AILING
y^g^rS, SEMI-WEEKLY, carrying the U.
s- Mails, consisting of the following
CITY OF PARIS,
CITY OF BALTIMORE,
CITY OF WASHINGTON,
CITY OF BOSTON
Sailing every Saturday and every alternate Mondam
at I P.M., from Pier No. 45 North River, New York.
BATES OF PASSAGE,
BT THE KAIL STEAMERS SA1LLVO EVERT BATTJRDAT.
Payable In Gold. Payable in Currency.
1st Cabin.$100 Steerage.$3
1st Cabin to London..106 Steerage to London... 3
1st Cabin to Paris ....IIB Steerage to Parla.4
Passage by the Monday steuners-First Cabin $90
gold; Steerage $30; payable in U. S. currency.
Rates ofoassage from New York to Halltet; Cabin,
i.j, Steerage, $10 ?payable m gold.
Passengers also forwarded to Havre, Hamburg,
Bremen, kc, st moderate rate?.
Steerage passage from Liverpool and Queenstown,
? 40 currency. Tickets eau be bought here by per?
sona sending for their friends.
For further Information apply at the Company''
offices. JOHN* G. DALE, Agent,
. No. 16 Broadway, New York.
June 4 ? 6mo
[ONE TRIP A WEEK.}
CHARLESTON A ND SAVANNAH STEAM
VIA BEAUFORT, HILTON HEAD AND BLUFFTOH
STEAMER PILOT BOY.Capt. W. T. MCNEXTX
r -rf0)*. ONE OF THE ABOVE STEAMEKs
?-^S^Suwill leave charleston every Tuesday
Mornt?fj, ?it u o'clock, and Savannah evcry^Aurrt'cy
Momma, at C o'clcck?
For Freight or passage, app'v to
J. HN FERGUSON,
June 29 Accommodation Wharf.
FOR PALATKA, FLORIDA,
VIA SAVANNAH, ST. MARY'S FfBNANDINa
JACKgONVILLE, AND ALL LANDINGS OS'
THE ST. JOHN"? RIVES.
" ^rrT?^ THE -""BEAMER DICTATOR,
isSSaSSC Captain CifeBUEs WILLEY, will
leave lai.fstoi ever; luesdag Sight at 9 o'clock,
ind Savannah every Wednesday Afternoon, at 3
Relock, tor the above places, Returning will leav?
savannah ?or Charleston every Saturday Mernina,
kt s o'clock.
All goods not removed by sunset will be sicred a?
ne expense and rl.-k of owucra.
AU freight must be prco-id.
J. D. AIKEN i CO., Agents,
Jane 27 South Atlantic Wharf
MILLWARD BROTHERS, PEOPBIETOBS,