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THE DAILY NEWS.
7T iW LARGEST CIRCULATION.-THE DAILY
NEWS BEING THE NEWSPAPER O* F1CIALTY
RECOGNIZED AS HAVING THE LARGEST CIR?
CULATION IN THE CITY OF CHARLESTON,
PUBLISHES THE LIST OF LETTERS REMAIN?
ING IN THE POSTOfFICE AT THE END OF
BACH WEEK, ACCORDING TO THE PROVIS?
IONS OF THE NEW P?o?OFFICE LAW.
AUCTION SALE THIS DAY.
A. C. MCGILLIV:;AT ?ill sell at 10 o'clock, at the
old Postonlce. a mule, steam encino, cotton
MEETING THIS EVENING.
Home, Loan and Building Association, at 7 o'clock
THE THEATRE.-The fascinating romaneo
of "Foul Play," dramatized by Darry Watkius, was
given to a good bous3 la?', right. 1 bc earn? bill will
be enacted again to-nigbt.
THE REVIEWS.-WO have received from Mr.
Russell, King street,'he Quarterly and Edinburgh
Reviews lor October, as well as Blackwood for De?
THE MABTNER'S CHURCH.-There will be
services in the Mariner's Church, Chnrch-8treet, to?
morrow, Sunday, at halt-past ten o'clock in the
morning, and half-past three o'clock in the after?
THE WIDOWS HOHE.-The Eoard of Control
for I he Widow's Home gratefully acknowledge the
following donations for thc Home: Colonel Hunt,
?three bags potatoes; Mrs. Kirkpatrick, two bags po?
tatoes; Dr. J. Palmer, a bag of potatoes and one box
groundnuts; a donation of coal, nanto unknown; a
round of beef, from Mr. Dunning; In Memoriam
for the Widow's Homo, from a widow, S5.
A RICH PICTOELVL.-The Christmas number
of the London Dlustrated News is a wonderfully en?
tertaining pictorial lor the holiday time. In addition
to the large wood cuts, which are unusually numer?
ous and beautiml, a supplement ia given containing
a spirited piclure of * Dick Wil?ngton," handsomely
printed in oil colors, which is alone worth three
times the cost of the paper. A few copies may be
bad at John Russell's bookstore.
TT?ttFA?i CORPUS. -A question arose on this
writ bernie Magistrates Dingle anl Mackey yester?
day, as to Oae legality of a commitment made by
Wm. E. SlikeU, Esq., in consequence of his not
having been commissioned under the new law.
Tho matter was not decided, a continuance being
asked by the d?fendait, represented by E. B. f ea
brook, Esq., to enable bim to obtain the evidence of
the clerk ot the court. The hearing wiU be had ba?
dly at one o'clock. B. C. Pressley, E=q., appeared
for tho prosecutor.
Sr. PETEB'S (COLDBED) CHUKCH.-Tho first
anniversary of the dedication of thia church will
occnr on Sunday next The first mass will be at
pevon, and there will be solemn high mass at nine
o'clock, at which the Right Rev. Bishop Lynch will
preach. In the aft-moon, at four o'clock, there will
be a distribution of premiums by the bishop to the
pupils of the Sunday school, and the service- whl
conclude with a Tc Drum and Benediction. A col?
lection will be taken up for tho benefit of the church.
CLUBS AND STABS.-The following is an ab?
stract of the guardhouse docket for yesterday : Susan
Hudson, a well-known female tipler, was picked up
yesterday, in Calhoun-street, on "the same eld
Richard Johnson, colored, was lodged for striking
Benjamin Moultrie, colored, on the head with a brick,
corner of Broad and Mazyck streets. Benjamin
Moultrie was detained for interfering with Johnson.
John Pratt was too drunk in Market-street to take
care of himself.
PUBLIC SCALES, MA BEET-STREET, Jannary 1,
1500.-Report of coal wslghed at this office fur De?
cember: 0. W. Seignior, cT7 tens; H. F. Batar k
Co.. 189 tons; F. P. Senmions, listons; Budd A
.Blake, 103 tons; J. S. Horlbeck, 86 ton?; Ravenel k
Co., 54 tens; L. Deitz. 60 tons; Wm. Johnson, 19%
ton>; J. Henkes, 14 tons. To td, 950% tons.
Calhtun-sirtd Public Scale -Report ef coal weigh?
ed at this office for December : Wm. Johnson, 48%
tons; F. P. Se'gnous, 30?*' iona; C. W. Soignions, 17%
tons; Wm. Ravenel, 9 tons. Total, 105% tons.
PAINFUL ACCIDENT.-George, an old colored
mu, acting as porter and night watchman at the
Mansion House. Broad stre:-t. yesterday afternoon
fell from the piazza ou the second floor to the ground,
and strange to say, auslainnd no other injury than a
fracture of the sternum, and a luxation witta, slight
- fracture of the thumb at the first jalur He received
immediato assistance from Dr. Stonelake, a guest in
the houee, and soon afterward from Dre. Thomson
and Ravent 1. Although insensible from the fall, ha
soon recovered from the sbocls. and is doing aa well
as CAD be expected undei the circumstances. Gccrge
^"was a very efficient and faithful servant, and has the
sympaUiies of all who know hun.
HOTEL ABETVALS, Jannary 8.-Pavilion Ho?
ld.-Vi L Carmichael, Columbia; N E Hall, North?
eastern Railroad; John Keenan, New York.
Charleston Hold-Geo E Bogg?, Columbia ; J P
Beach, Augusta: H 0 Chisolm, D More, New York;
L G Bigger, Manning; Miss A Wann, Columbia; A D
Goodwyn, Fort Motte; John R Russell, florida; L
Eurke. P B Berry and wi.'c, Mrj Dr PcwaU, New
York; "7 J Baster. Baltimore; Dr J WParker. Wash?
ington; D D McKenzie, Wilmington; W F Peck, Jer?
sey City; Goo W Townsend and wife, Buffalo, N Y;
W E Smilh, Rochester. N Y; D McDowali. George
Eusicr. Geo Woodward, E Pa-soas, Geo raisons,
John S Long and wile. No v York; Alfred Engel, Mel?
bourne, France; M L Bonham, S C; John Thoma?,
New York; J H Clark, Cac den; W H Gibbons, New
Jersey; John Earr-u, Lee';, Lug; C G Swan, New
MEETING OF THC CONGR?GATION OF ST. JOHN'S
LuTnEKAN CHur.cn.-A mooting ot thc c ngrcgabkm
of St. J ku's Lutheran Church. Rev. Dr. Bacbman
Pastor, waa held at : e church ye :crd.:y aitcruco-),
at lour o'clock. lhere wa? ;.. itt: ge attendance ot th"
mnle cor. orators-"r. J ?cob Scbirmsr iu Hie chair,
and Mr..Theodore \. Smith rcUng recrctary. The
chairman opec ed tim cc ?nt; with a tew pertinent
remarks, and read thc report of Mr. R. G. Chisalm
on the subject o; the Assijtaat Pastorship. A letter
from they ene rabi o pastor was read, sia'mg bis lou?
connection with thc church, an 1 the necessity of
procuring assistance iu ronsequen o o; bis declining
years and grawin . in?rmitics.
On mo'ion o; Dr. Lliao Horlbeck, the vestry was
authorized to obtain the s.-ivices of the Rev. Dr.
IHcks, for the space of sis mouths. At tho sugges
iion of Henry Cob a, Esq , tlie call was made unani?
mous, although ibero was u. dissecting voie; to the
first moticn. Af:cr eoiao otbt-r mt.tcrs bad been
.disposed of, a mooting cf tho vestry wes hold to
. carry out the instructions coutaiucd in Dr. Horl?
UNITED STATES COUBT, January 8-Hon.
GEOBOE S. BBTAN, rRESIDING.-Thc following cases
in bankruptcy were disposed of :
Ex parte Joliu B. Midall end Wm. J. McLeod.
Petition for final discbar.- e. Certificates signed,
El porte John H. Ma: oner. Petition for dis?
charge. Final hearing 28th January, 1869.
Ex parle Jame- P. Adama, in re Mt ultrie Weston.
Pe'ition for invo'untary hankruptoy. Debtors Bhow
cause on 8th Fobruary why frayer shall net be.
Ex patte Louis McLaiu, assignee, in re Jos. I.
Green vs. J. E. Adger J: CJ. Petition on equity
side of bankruptcy. Potation ordered to be dis?
Ex parte L. C. Chappftll and Thomis M. McCutch
ta. Petition for final discharge. Registrar reported
favorably and certificate signed.
Ex parto T. B. Clownoy, assignee, in re G. C. Mil?
ler. Petition lor sale or real estate. Order ot sale
Ex parto J. C. Strange, in re J. C. Burgess. Pe?
tition to establish hen. Order of sale granted.
Ex parte J. U. Pressley. J. MoOutchen, T. D. M.
Byrd, Wm. Cooper, in re J. Mc Gutchen. Petition to
establish lien. Order of sale granted.
THE EDUCATIONAL CENSUS.-We are inform?
ed that the colored men whose visits and inquiries
at private houses were noticed in a late issue of THE
??ws, are veritable ccm-UR-takera, acting under thc
authority of the School Commissioners of Charles
ton County, who, by a recent act of the Legislature,
were directed to take a census of all children be?
tween the ages of five and fifteen.
HOOK AND LADDER, KO. 2.-At tho forty-third
anniversary meeting of thc Charleston Hook and
Ladder Compauy, No. 2, hold at their hall, on Friday
evening, January 8, thc fol lowing officers were elect?
ed to serve for the eusuing year:
J. C. LACOSIE, Foremin.
W. H. HUBRIS, Assista: t Foreman.
GEORGE McLAIN, Secretory.
S. WEBB, Treasurer.
Ct H. TI KT, Trues Keeper.
Commuter on Finance-T. L. Davidson, W. H. Mor?
ris and C. H. lift.
Committee on Letters-James Moore, Henry Nugent
and S. Webb.
Committeeon Charity-J. C. Ripley, H. Nugent and
T. C. Astlc.
CHARLESTON RIFLEMEN CHARITABLE ASSOCIA?
TION.-Tho anniversary of this ancient society
(fcundod in 180C), was celebrated lest night-officers
elected-and an elegant supper 6orvFd, done up in
Tulley's best style-at the hall, southwest corner of
King and Liberty streets. The following are tho
officers elected for the ensuing year:
A. JAS. MIMS,* President
JOS. G. MARTIN.* vice-President "
F. EUGENE DURBEC* Seoretaryand Treasurer.
Rev. W. S. BOWMAN,* Chaplain.
C. DAVEGA,* M. D., Surgeon. .
Committee on Finance. -JOB. G. Martin, Job Daw
sob. H. Boinean.
Committee en Letters.-E. P. England, T. E. Clyde,
W. D. Goetjen.
Hall Committee.-R. LcRoy, A. W. Lewin. J.
At nine o'clock the company and invited guests
sat down to pay their respects to the good things
furnished by Tulley. Toas's were drunk, songs
sung, and jokes cracked until a late hour.
PIONEER STEAM FIRE ENGINE COMPANY OF
AXMEN,-The onniversary meeting of this *nVient
company of firemen and axmen was held hist eve?
ning at the Market Ball, and the foll owing officers
were elected to setve for the ensuing year;
T. 8. O'BRIES.? President
WM. KNOX. vice-President
M. F. NIXON, ITrst Director.
W. MINNIES, Second Director.
H. C. CABNAGHAN, Third Director.
W. G. PRICE, Fourth Director.
J.C. SIGWALD, Chief Engineer.
-, A ss1!'tant Engineer.
F. J. GREEN, Secretary.
L. CAN 1 WELL, Treasurer.
J. E. BURKE, Solicitor.
GEO. HUGHES, First Annan.
J. M. PRICE, Second Annan.
D. K. TODD, Third Annan.
W. COX, Fourth Axman.
Tice E. D. Euston, declined.
After the regular business of the meeting wis
ended, Mr. Wm. Knox, in behalf of the company,
presented to the retiring pr?sident, E. D. Enston,
Esq., a rich and beautiful silver jew fl, consisting of
a bar, from which dep?nded a trumpet, crossed
axes, afire hat front with the engine and date of
organization, 1801. engraved thereon, around which
two sc c tiena of hose and pipes are wreathed ; the
wnole resting on a rosette. Th? jewel is of exquis?
ita workmanship, and was made by Mr. A. W. Lewin,
at the establishment of Mr. James AUan, King
street. The engraving is in Mr. Wm. Fisher's usual
Mr. Knox was extremely felicitous in his letnarks,
referring to Mr. Euston's long and faithful service
to the company, and Ute regret experienced in part?
ing with kim in an official relation.
Mr. Enston spoke very feelingly in reply, asauring
the company that he appreciated their sentiments, BO
happily expressed bj tho secretary, and warmly re?
ciprocated their kindness, shown substantially ia tho
beautiful testimonial. After the pr?sentation was
concluded, the company, with thc invited guests and
representatives of the press, repaired to " Kreeg's,"
Wentworth-street, where they discussed an elegant
array of viands. Speeches, toasts, soag and mirth
succeeded, and the company did not disperte until a
REPORT?ES' CRUMBS.-Mrs. G. W. Alexan?
der will give one of her fashionable s?breos at Ma?
sonic Hall, this evening.
Whilst the whitewashing and fell'ng of the trees
in streets are toing on, THE NEWS suggests that the
Uve ones be trimmed.
Northern drummers aro as plentiful in town as
blackberries in June.
East Bay, near the old Postofflce, is undergoing
necessary repairs. The City Inspector has been
commendably prompt in this matter.
. A flu .'Ila of dugouts and batteaux, filled with rag?
ged blu:k and white boys, is hanging on the skirts of
the fruit schooner on Atlantic wharf.
Butterfield has put neat ironwork in front of the
windows of tho Pavilion Hotel, on the Meeting-street
The south side of Hasel-alreet has been put in
preparation for the new covering of asphaltum.
General Howard has appointed Dr. W. K. Hogan
to tucceed Colonel Jae. P. Lowe on the commission
on planters'bonds. It will get to work in carne it
on Monday. The commission has nothing to do
with planters' contracts with employees.
Colonel Edie and General Bor:ce Neide are tho
school commissioners for South Carolin*, to con?
tinue the i durational department of thc Freedmen's
Bureau, as long as the fund in Washington lasts.
A couple cf negro boys hada severe fight o a East
Fay yesterday over a trifling amount of cotton.
James Rion was carried to tho city hospita' night
belora last with bis hoad badly cut from c ff ec s of
blows received in a fig'.it on the streets; he lost
considerable blood, but was otherwise unhurt
The "ctystal palace," going to ruin at the corn- r
of King and Queen streets, would mike au excel?
lent muric stand for tin hillery and ornament tho
Aloautif.il s Iver pitcher, with go'jlels to match,
and an clegaut poid headed .valuing stick, arc ou ex?
hibition at Carriugton's, K'ng-street. They arc lo
bo prcscuted to a popular youu.r physician, who is
about to leave Charleston.
Car loads o' kaolin clay, in casks, are arriving by
the South Caroliita Railroad daily.
R. 51. Mnrsliall & Brother sold yesterday S'ljOU
worth of Greenville nud Columbia Railroad bond*.
State guarantee, with coupeu at ached, ut fifty-two.
Gouldiug, tho pcltstriau aud athlete, will go
tl rough a number of siringo tots to-night, at the
.V's T Buildluij Hall, corner of Klug au! Market
A elco;), capable of carrvin.tr seventem cords of
wood, built by thc Preiruall Uroibers in their yard in
liciirictta-?treet, i-; being carried through Culbcuu
?trecton roller*, tobe launched in thc rivor.
Au advertiser lu THE NEWS waals to borrow from
SH000 to SCOO0 on real e.-tate.
lbc Alliance Israelite Universelle will meet at tho
Hebrew Hall to-morrow morning at ten ?'clock.
On Wednesday night lat-t a lady lost, in Kiug
slrcet, a brown fur victorine. Thc finder can leave
it at tho ''Big Boot," Kiug-strcet.
Thc Orphan House wants estimates for furnishing
bread, boe/, pork and veal, for tUo j c-ur.
Dr. Hicks will j reach iu Dr. Badman's Church
to-morrow morning, on the fifty-fourth anuivetsary
jf the pastor's coaucclion with thc church.
Tho trees in the city look ttyli6h in their new
Iress of whitewash.
Yesterday there was ono steamship, eight ships,
deven barks, four brigs und sixteen schooners in
bis port, and eighteen vesse's of all kinds bound for
The arrivals of cotton for the week show a gam ia
long staple and a heavy decline in uplands.
The public are cautioned against trading for drafts
IrawabyW. P. Massey, February 12, on W. C. Bee
Sc Co., of this city, in favor of C. B. Lucas.
An advertiser in THE NEWS has a geo J piano to
Mr. J. A. Robinson, Venning's wharf, has a bat?
eau and sails to sell.
Fine milch cows are for ealo at No. 07 Canuon
Furnished sleeping rooms can be had by gentle
nen at No. 321 King-street.
The watchman at Chislom's Mill bas u dug-out
: oat which be picked up in wap poo Out. The own
MC can get it
Magistrate Jacoby, George's Station, South Caro
lua Railroad, has a dark bay mare mule in his po J
lossion, bo! ie ved to bave been stolen by one Roberta,
[f the owner d'?es not apply for it. lt will be sold on
me 10th instant
ILLNESS OFEX-GOVERNOR PICKENS.-We learn
from the Edgefleld Advertiser that Hen. F. W. Pick
ens is lying seriously ill, at Edgewood, his home, a
mile from Edgefleld village. For two months Gov"
ernor Pickcns bas been afflicted with some subtle
nervous affection, of which great difficulty of breath?
ing seem? to be the chief outward sign. Dr. Hid, of
Edgefleld. and Dr*. Steiner and Campbell, of Au?
gusts, arc in attendance upon h m ; and though they
do not consider the case by any means hopeless, yrt
they all concur in the opinion that it is avery curious
and a very critical one.
NEW AND NOVEL GAS FIXTUIIES.-Mr. P. L.
GuiUeniiu, No. 140 Chutch-strect, bas on band o One
assortment of porcelain sbadts and arcand burners
. -the latter economizes gas and prevents flickering,
and tho former are a great piotection lo thc vision.
He has a "novelty" called the Grecian bend fixture,
which is decidedly neat notwithstanding tho "crook?
ed" name. Mr. Guilleminis a competent aud relia?
ble workman, and desorves patronage.
THE STAB SHIRT AND FURNISHING EMPORIUM.
Mr. B. Scott, Meeting-street, second door abo va
Market-street, keeps the only exclusive furnishing
establishment in town. His 6tore ls a great accom?
modation to the gentlemen of the city, and ls well
patronized. I bo best quality of shirts and under?
clothing of all kind is kept constantly on band, he
tides an extensive and varied stock or fancy articles
pertaining to gentlemen's toilet furniture. Call aud
ses for yourselves.
CHOICE GREEN AND BLACK TEAS, $1 per
pound, at Wilson's Grocery, southeast comer Society
and Anson streets. Goods delivered free.
LADIES' LUNCH AT KINSMAN'S SALOON.-Oys?
ters in evory style. Mince pi??, Irtan daily. Hot cof?
fee and chocolate at all hours. Ice cream every
Shirts an) iuriiis?jinrj OJUD?IS.
A M K IV SUPPLY .() P
SHIRTS AND COLLARS
Which are offered for aale at
THU LOWEST CASH PRICES!
M E E T I Mi . S T ll E K T ,
OPPOSITE THE MARKET HALL.
January 9 Cmos
IF YOU WANT GAS FITTING DONE,
Go to P. L. GUILLEMIN, No. 140 Church-Btreet.
If yon want STEAM FILLING done,
Go to P. L. GUILLE'JTN, No. 145 Church-street.
Ii yen want PLUMBING done,
Ge to P. L. GUILLEMIN, No. 140 Church-street
If you want TIN ROOFING and GU i T EKING done,
Ge te P. L. GUILLEMIN, No. 140 Church-sireot
If you want GAS FLT t Un Es,
Go to P. L. GUILLEMIN, Ne. 140 Church-street
Where you can ?et GAS CHANDELIERS, PEN?
DANTS, Brackets, Hall Lights, Portable Stands,
A KG AM) BUHNERS,
Porcelain, Mica, Paper and Tin Shader, Glass
Globes ?nd (hades, Copper tnd Iron Pumps, Bath
Tuba, Parlor and Bed-roem Grates, Kerosene Lamps,
Ac, ?c., at reasonable prices.
Repairing promptly attended to.
Old Gas Fixtures Bebrenzed,
December 10 thsm2mo
ALARGE ASSORTMENT, AT
January 7 _ thstulmo
THE LARGEST ASSORTMENT IN THE STATE,
at KINSMAN BRO;.
January 7 thstulmo
OLD CHAIRS AND SOFAS
EEPAIRED AT KINSMAN BROS.
WALKER EVANS ?Ss CO S3 WELL,'
No. 3 BUOAU-STRKKT,
FREE READING ROOM,
CONTRACTS MADE ON THE BEST 1ERMS WITH
Three Hundred Southern Paper?.
LEATHER AND RUBBER
Rivets and Ruhrs
Belt Hooks, &e.
FOR SALE BY
WM. M. BIRD & CO.,
Bio. 303 EAST BAT,
CHARLESTON, S. 0.
January 6 3mo
WHAT BRICK POMEROY BID WRITE
AND WHAT HE DID NOT WRITE.
Licht o'clock, and be is not here yet 1 How
dreary thin little room does seem, and I am so lone
fome ! Ten o'clock. How I wish be would come.
It is so lonely bore witb the children a?lecp I Once
bc loved to stay witb mc, but now, alas I Twelve
o'clock, and I am so tired, I cannot nie:? 1 My
heart aches and grows sad. I am growing old, per?
haps. May ba my face is not as fair as once, but my
hean is as watm, though it is often sad.
ABE YOU DYSPEPTIC,
Norvotis, jaundiced, low'spirited, weak, or are you
sick and dou't know what aili you; tuen try Planta?
tion Bitters and our word t'jr it, it will euro you.
What charms can ho find in that foul-scente J
room, by that dusty table, cutting and dealing those
dus!}' cards, filling himself with poison, tainting his
breath, ruining his mind, undermining his cojstltu
tlon, planting seeds of disease, squandering his
mcney, clouded with smoko, tirod with excitement.
I? this happiness ? is this lifo ? Is this our mission?-.
Oh ! I am BO tired, do come home.
This delicious cordial and fine tonic is now hailed
bj thousands as the groat health giver and re?
storer. Resolve to buy a bottlo, and don't sleep on
it. Bo wise in lime. Sold by all druggists.
'DO YOU 00 DOWN TOWN TO-NIOBT, MY PET ?"
'.No darling. I have laborod enough to-doy. Why
Fhould I flee from home, from happiness, from thee?
Lifo is full Bhort to love- too short to squander. I
love tho photograph of my 1 eart too. well. No dar?
ling, my heart is here; Lere Itt me keep lt company."
Are always pure, reliable. They are strengthening
and invigorating, and are Exhausted Nature's great
restorer. As an agreeable and p easant to:.ic and
appetizer, they cannot bu ovcoLcd.
THEY WHO ABE BICH,
Are they who mind their own business. Find a hap?
py man or woman, and the affairs of another trouble
them but a little. It is nono of your business if the
minister kisses ono of thc sisters, or one of the sis?
ters thus s ilutes the minister. It cannot effect you
when a man you know calls on a girl you don't know,
or ono you do. What if tberd is kissing behind thc
door, in tunnels, and when tho night ls dark at tho
vestibule of the church, or even ever the gate. Would
you not do tho same thing if the chance was offered ?
A WINE GLASS FULL
Of Plantation Bitters, taken three times a day, before
each moil, will make tho flame of Ufo again burn
brightly, and illuminate a once wretched existence
For ladies it is an elegant and gentle stimulant, just
such as (boy require.
T WENT TO THE LAND OF STEADY HABITS.
I wanted' to hand several "bricks" down to pos?
terity, and was ?old by father that with a New Eng?
land girl tor a wife, I could raise more children, grow
more onions, skin more eels, Ping moro psalms,
know moie of what waa going on in Oae neighbor?
hood, bear more Buandah sleep less nights, have
more relatives, cat more beans, love myself and bete
others more, and get more out of a dollar, than any
other sort of woman in this happy country so-called.
Is made from pure et. Croix Rum and Calisaya
Bark (known the world over for ita curative proper?
ties), and will fortify the syst m against disease,
caused by change of water and diet. If you are in?
clined to dyspepsia, try it. If you have the chilla
and fever, or any kiodred disease, hy all means take
Plantation Bit tera. 1 hey aro sold by all druggists
AND HE HOD A FEMALE CHILD,
Whoso nemo was Hexa Brlghtwater. and who was
twenty-nine years old ; who woro red stockings, red
garters, metal tipped shoes, preen imectacles, and
the prettiest red hair the world ever set eyes on or
into. Hexa, a true New England gal, chewed wads of
pino gum, and sweetened her broth with onions.
Hexa -wasn't eo much handsomer than a doll 88 to
make the ?oil faint, but she was intelligent; in fact, in?
telligence was her best hold but one; she was great
on making baby garments, and bad her trunks full,
packed away, that she might be ready as willing
when the evil hour drew nigh, tis she trusted lt would
from year to yoar.
IF THE LADIES BUT KNEW
What thousands of them are constantly relating
to us, wc candidly believe one half of the weaknes?,
prostration nud dieres.- ex. .ri-. uccO b"- them would
JAMES MARMI, ESQ ,
No. 15J West Fir.il- irc<-t. New Vorl.-, f-iys bc
bus three children. The lir-t twa sro weak and
parr, hts wife having boen unab.'o to nunc cr
attend them; but she his Ijkea Pl opalton Bit
1er* for the last ten years, a -bsa child now 18
months oki. which ?he has nursed ?nd re .red ber
KV, and both sro lieu ty and troll. Plantation Bil?
lers is invaluable to mother*,
VALTsn, r.v i::v.
Herc com..-; s ia..:- u..o ivs* ov.cn rich. Ec Lad
irievds, and moucy.aui! a k-vii-. t m ?ly, and posi?
tion, ana* Ir.fineuc-', nud tcli-rctp ct, acd iu'.cgrliy,
and a future Of ure tillich before Liai. Eut, ti y
boy, he dou't look lil;.' it LOW. He wa? elected tu a:i
important oilice. He forgot thc lessons his good
mother taught him, ;?:..l was asked by dc telling
politi -ians to sell his vote to apartv of av.ir.dhra; ho
could not for thc life of lum give urii nxiation lo that
little word, aud so h : iel!.
BOW OFTEN DO WE HEAR TUE COMPLAINT,
From mother and father, that thc son or dau?htoris
colwell; that they have no appetite; that they feel
languid; that the Lead ache? all the limo; that they
aro grcwin,'thiu and feeble, and that they Lava no
lifo nor energy lett. And tho questions are often
asked, What sball I do for them ? What .. hail I give
them? Our answer is, let them try Plantation Bit?
ters moderately, three times a day, aud our word
for it they will recover.
AND HERE VALTEK. IS A YOUNO Mm,
Just like you aud us, my boy. Ho his wit, sense,
education, intelligence, friends, ambition, and is
loved. He hiB a knowlodgo of the world, acquired
by mixing with its people Bc bas ambition and
the same field in which to win honor, f une and dis?
tinction, ashad Franklin, Fulton, Mora?, and a host
of others. He is naturally start, but, Val ter, u y
b y, na ho meeta us do you so? the excess of mois?
ture in his eye, the httle puffy ridge under lt, the
gradual turning of the beautiful cornel's of the i
mouth, bis mother so loved to kiss. These, my bay,
tell a sad tale of early shlpwreok. of disease, of pre
mature death, of noglocted and squandered gifts.
December 7 lyr
J>VSSKLL\S BOOK STORE.
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THE POET AND THE PAIS TEE, orGemeofArt
and ?ong, with ninety-nine I'irgc steel engrav?
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TLWYSON'S ENID, Illnstrited by Gustave DCM, fo?
lio, in an o'cgant binding, S10.
TE?^TSOS'8 LOCKSLT BALL, IRustrated by Hcanesy,
i octavo, S3.
GEAT'S ELEOT, with seventeen finely colored c?raw
iiigs and a photographie reproduction cf tho
crielnal manuscript, tito. SC 26.
WAYSIDE POSIES, original Poems of country lift,
edited by Robert Buchanan, with forty-seven
illustrations, ito. sio
THE BIRD, by Michele!, illustrated by two hundred
und tun exquisito engravings by GiacomcUi, $G.
Cmasx is Soso, or Hymn ct Immanuel, telected
from all ages by Philip Schaff, D. D., 8vo, cloth
gilt extra, SC.
COWFES'S TABLE TALK, and other Poems, beau?
jully illustrcted by the most eminent English
ArttVlf, 1 volume. 4to, S3.
t TOUX WITHOUT AS Es?, from the Gorman of.Ca
rove, large 4to. with fifteen beautiful pic?
tures, in imitai lou of water colore, $7 50.
CHRISTMAS CABOL, by Charles Diekens, with thirty
illustrations, by Eytingu, .-mall 4 ociuvo, $5..
SCOTIA'S BARDS, tho choicest productions of the
Scottish Poets, beautifully illustrated, Svc,Sl.
MARMION, by Walter t'eett, with fifteen photographic
LATS OF THE BOLY LAND, from ancient and modern
writers, with sixty-three illustrations, Svo, ?8.
CHAMBEES' BOOK or DAYS, a miscellany of popular
antiquiUe?, two lame volume?, royal 8vo, $9.
Tte above aro all in elegant bindings.
January 1 ly r
KINSMAN CANDY FACTORY,
No. 2 7 9 Kang-street.
CANDY PDT UP IN ASSORTED BOXES OF 25,
50 and 100 pounds, suitable for C . .rntry Trade.
Merchants can rely upon our Candis being per?
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TERRA ALBA AND MARBLE DUST.
Also, constantly on hand, a fuU supply ot
Fr euell Confectionery.
AND FANCY CANDIES.
No extra charge for boxing. .
January 7 thetulmo
faints, ?ils, <?k.
CAMERON, BARKLEY & CO.,
Meeting and Cumberland Streets.
CIRCULAR SAW MILLS, and
January 1 Omo
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BLOCK TIN, TTNSMAN'S SOLDER, SPEL?
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january 1 6mo
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800 GALLONS REFINED NEAT3FOOT OIL
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January 1 6mo
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SHEST IRON AND STEEL,
WROUGHT AND CAST IRON TIPING,
STEAM AND M ALLE Alt LE CAST IRON
FITTINGS, lo.- steam ami water.
CASHSUOA'. UAEKLEY & CO.,
:,'orth< a?; c:rnc? Mooting and Cumberland streets.
January 1 limo
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50'JO FEET OAK-TANNED LEATHER BELT
5009 FEET GUM PELTING, 2, J, i, and 5
230 SIDES PATENT DRESSED LACE
i 300DOZEN :,irrALLic-T;::i:-D BELT
loo BOX;:;; SLAEE'S PATENT BELT
150 DOZEN TOLLMAN'S BELT DOOKS
750 YARDS GUM PACKING, 1-1C INCH TO
* INCH THICK
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SOAPSTONE PACKING, i INCH TO 1?
WHITE AND BROWN JUTE PACKING
ITALIAN HE JIP PACKING
RUBBER AMD LEATHER HOSE
MANHOLE AND'HANDHOLE GASKETS OF
CAM b. RON, BARKLEY & CO.,
Nurtboist Corner Meeting and Cumberland streets.
January 1 Cmo
STE AM GUAGES, GONGS, GUAOE COCKS
STEAM BIBBS AND SIOP COCKS, STEAM
GLOBE AND CHECK VALVES, OIL CUPS
WATER GUAGES, GLASS GUAGE TUBES
MERCURY GUAGES, LOW WATER DETEC?
COPPER AND BRASS WIRE.
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Northeast Comer Mooting and Cumberland streets,
January 1 Gmo
BY A. c. MCGILLIVRAY,
. ? Auctioneer.
Under a foreclosure of mortgage from-to--, T
will expose, at public sale, THIS DAT, the 9th
instant, at lu o'c'ock A. M., precisely, in'iront of I
the Old Poatowce,
1 BLACK MOLE,
Immediately after the above sa'p. at Storehouses on
Boyce's South Vf barf,
1 STEAM ENGINE (six horse-power', with the Shaft
ing, Machinery and Belting
1 Cotton Whipper.
Terms cask.- E. W. M. .MACKEY,
January 9- Agent for Mortgagee.
, BYE. H. DeLEOP?.
Will be sold, afc Public A arbon, at the Old Postof?
fice, on TUESDAY, January 10. 1869. at ll o'clock,
4500 (forty-five hundred) .?HARKS of the Capital
Slock of the COLUMBIA AND AUGUSTA RAIL
BO AD COMPANY.in lots to snit purchasers.
Conditions cash. stuihsmtaG January 9
UNITE!) STATES MARSHAL'S SALE.
TOTTED STATES- Off AMERICA-BOUm CAROLINA. DIS
Harriet Harrison vs. J. S. Thompson and
L. J. Patterson.
By virtue of a writ of Fieri Facias to me direcfceaV is?
suing out of the Honorable th* Uni ed St.tea Cir?
cuit Court foi the District of south Carolina, 1 will
expose for sole to the highest bidder, at public
auction, at Cunden, Kerenaw County, on. MON?
DAY, the first day of February, 18S9, being the
first Monday of the month,
All the right,, title and interest of the defendant in
and to the following Property, to wit: ONE HOUSE
AND LOT, situated at Liberty Bill, in E.rshaw, con?
taining seven ij) HCTCB, adjoining lota of R. E. Cun?
ningham, estate bf Wyatt Patterson, WyUe Patterson,
and others. The improvements consist of a fine two
story Dwelling, containing eight square rooms, and
other necessary outbuildings; tho yard is well orna?
mented with the finest shrubbery and evergreens.
TRACT No. 2, known as the "Beaver-Creek Tract,"
situated in Kershaw, containing fourteen hundred
(1400) acres, more or leas, abc miler: east of Liberty
Hill, adjoining lauds of James S. Thompson, estate
of D. D. Perry and others; about one hundred and
flRy il50) acres in cultivation; land well adapted lo
cotton and cerr?is. "Improvements.consist of those
usually found on a cotton plantation, such aa cribs,
stables, outhouses, laborera', oablne, Ac. Ac.
TRACT No. 3, known as the '?Ferry Tract," sit?
uate in Kershaw, near Liberty Rill, containing two
hundred and fifty (250) acre?, more or less, adjoin?
ing linds of James s. Thompson, Daniel Kirkland,
and others,, ninety (93) acres in cultivation. Tho im?
provements consist of tboae usually found on a plan?
tation adapted to raising cotton, corn, Ac, Ac
TRACT No. 4. known aa th* "?Iiil Placo," situated
in Kershaw. The three-fourths (3-4) interest of de?
fendant in thirty (30) acres of land, more or leas,
with an ovorshot mill in running order capable of I
grinding 75 bushels corn per day, adjoining lands of |
JameB S Thompson, Gardi er Collins and others.
TRACT No. 5, known as the "McMillan Place.I'
in Kershaw, containing one hundred (100) aerea,
more or less; thirty-five (35) aerea in cultivation,
with aomc improvements, adjoining lauds of James
S. Thompaon, J. A. Dye and others.
TRACI' No. 6. known aa the "Hassell Place," In
Kershaw, containing eight hundred (800) acres, more
or less, ninety (90) seres In cultivation, adjoining
lands of estate of Wyatt Patterson, eatite of McMillan
and others. This placo ls well improved as a cotton
and grain farm, euch as gin honse and screw, grain
TRACT No. 7, known as the "SuramervhTo Place,"
in Lancaster County, situated twenty milts from
Lancaoter Courthouse, and two miles from liberty
Hill, containing eleven hundred (1100) acres, more I
or les*, adjoining lands of estate of John Perry, Wiley
Patterson and others. Ono hundred and Atty acres
in cultivation, with thc ordinary improver"m's of a
cotton and grain farm; fencing in good o.. j?.
TRACT No. 8, kuown as the "Fleming Place,"
situated in Lancaster County, ten milos from Lan?
caster Courthouse, and tea miles from Liberty Hill,
containing four hundred (400) aeres, more or leas;
one hundred and fifty (150j acres in cultivation; ad?
joining lands of fleming, Mackey, estate of Bailey
and others. This place has all the Improvements of
an ordinary farm for cotton and small grain.
On WEDNESDAY, the 3d of February, I will sell,
The following PERSONAL PROPERTY at Liberty
Hill, twenty miles norths st trom Camden:
26 head ol prime MULES, 2 Horses, about 60 head
of Cattle, 5 Wagons (iwo and four horse), 1 Carriage
and Harness, and a large lot of Farming Utensils,
Levied on as the property of L. J. Patterson, de?
fendant, at the suit of Harriot Harrison, plaintiff.
Terms caah. Purchasers to piy thc Marshal for
necessary papora and stamps.
J. P. M. EPPING,
January 0 rt_United Status Marshal.
Seventy-five Acres oj Land on South Carolina
Railroad, sixteen miles from the city, well
timbered and partially settled.
BY J. FEiSfijl MATHEWES.
WiU be sold on TUESDAY, 10th instant, at the Old
Poatofflco, at ll o'clock,
Terms caah, and purchaser to pay J, F. M. for pa?
pora and acampa, SaCZiTy 7
Alum & Dry Plaster
Are most desirable for quality,
finish and price. ;
Cannot bo ?iledged!
Cannot be Wedged !
Cannot be Drilled!
FAMILY PLATE SAFES,
Please send for a catalogue to
MARVIN & CO.,
(oldest safe manufacturers)
_ . . . ( 2G5 Broadway, New York.
Principal 1 m Che8tnut St phila
Warehouses j108Bank st., Cleveland,O
And for sale by our agents in the
principal cities throughout the
United States. *
FOR SALE B?
WM. M. BIRD & CO.,
No." 203 EAST BAY,
December 29 y
Q \>T. SCHLEPEGRELb,'
No. 37 LINE-STREET,
BETWEEN KING AND ST. PHfLIP.
LUMBER OF EVERY DESCRIPTION ANL
BUILDING MATERIAL, LIME and PLASTER?
ING LATHS. PAINTS. OILS. OLASbES*. 8HJ.NGI.Ki?;
also, UROOVE AND TONGUE BOARDS, Ac., con
stoutly ou baud at the lowest market prices.
September 12 mthalyr
Warehouse and Store corner of State and
Chalmers streets, formerly occupied by
Messrs. Wilbur ?? Son, Brokers and Auc~
W. Y. LEITCH & E. S. BRUNS,
Will be sold on TUESDAY, 12th- instant, st tito Old
That "three-story BRICK WAREHOUSE and
STORE, at the corner of State and Chalmer* streets,
measuring 38 feet fron t by 60 feet deep, more er leas.
Terms cush. Purchaser to payna Kr papera and
stamps. _January 9
Desirable Residence adjacent to South Carolina
Railroad Workshop, in ColumbuS'Strtet.
W. Y. LEITCH & fe. S. BRUNS,
Will bc sold on TUESDAY, 12 th lestant, at the Old
Postofflcc, at ll o'clock.
That desirable two story WOOD E ti DWELLING
and outbuildings, situated in Columbus-street, op?
posite tbe South Carolina Railroad Workshop.
Hou-e contains 4 pquare rooms and plazas, lot
measures 31 feet, by 100 in depth, more or lesa.
Terms-One-hall cash; balance In ons year, with
interest, secured by bond and mortgage of the prem?
ises; property to be insured and polio, ?s?igned.
Purchaser to pay us for papers and MI. tups,
Superior Dwelling Douse.
W. Y. LEITCH & R. S. BRUNS,
Will be-aold at Auction, on TUESDAY, tba: 12th in.
slant, at ll o'clock, at the Old Cuatombouso,
That Tory elegant and ?ell situated RESIDENCE,
No. 7 Limehouso-street. This building is;of modern
style, with all the latest improvements,, with exten?
sive outbuildings, carriage house, cistern, and ft
beautiful flower garden, Tbe situation ia airy and
salubrious, and commands a fine view of the harbor
and adjacent Islands. Property can be inspected by
an application on the premises. Lot 130 by 105 feet.
Terms-One-third cash;: balance in one and two
years, with interest secure! by bono and mortgage
of the premises. Property insured and policy as* -
signed. Purchaser to pay na for papers and stamps.
Desirable Building Lota on Rutledge Avenue.
BY R. M. MARSHALL & BRO.
On TUESDAY, 12th instant will be sold at the Oil
Postotnco, at ll o'clock.
Those VACANT LOTS on east side of Rutledge.
Avenue, north of Morris-street-Noa. 1 and 2 meas..
urina; 44 feet on Rutledge by 130 deep, and Nos. 3.
and 4 measuring 06, feet on Court leading from Rut.
ledge^by 88 feet deep, more or less.
Terms-Half cash; secured aa usual. Purchaser
to pay us for papers and stamps._January, 9.
Sale Under Foreclosure of Mortgage of Per
sonal Property in the Mercury Office,, at
BY Qt, MCBRIDE SKEL%
Agent of th? mortgagee..
On TUESDAY, the 12th instant, at 12 o'clock, will bey
aold, inlots aa follows:
Contents ofEngitte Room: ona PORTABLE FOUR
HORSE STEAM ENGINE AND BOILER.
Contents of Press Room: on? TAYLOR'S PRESS?
dimensions 24 by 81; eeven Foloing Tablee, and
sundry other articles.
Contents of Composing Room: all the CEAWB3,
STANDS, Typo, Imposing 8tone. FaU and Pulleys,
Gos Fixtures, and all other appurtenances.
Contents of Office separately-Consisting of FUR?
NITURE, viz: CHAIRS, Stools, Counting House
Desks, Tables, one Counter $0 feet long, one News?
paper Back 25 feet long, one lot Plctaires and Cards
in trames, two Office stoves, with piping, one Iron
Safe, one lot Oas Fixtures.
Terms cash. G. MoBRIDE SMITH,
Agent of Mortgagee.
WM. GURNEY, Auctioneer.
Will bc sold, at Publie Auction, on TUE'DAY.-Jan
nary 12,18G9, at 10 o'olock, at Mo. 10 East Bay.
street, Charleston. S. C.,
ll HORSES, 1 MULE
2 Carts and Harness
caddies, Bridles, Tables, Desks, Chairs, Stoves, to.,
Ac, being the surplus property belonging to th?
United States Government
Property to be removed Immediately after sale.
Terms cash la Government funds.
EDWARD L. DEANE, Disbursing Onecer,
January 7 Bureau R,F. k A. L., S. C,
giu?mtm1 |rioaU Staitz
Rave*, Pointy ^nn't itlmZ
BT ?LONZO J. WHITE k %m>
Brokers, Auctioneers ?nd Real Batate
Will bf rented for a term of years if desired, one
of the moat productive COTTON PLANTATIONS in
tba State, situate on tho Southwest corser of John's
leland, within a few milo, of the healt&y village ef
Rockvilla, comprising seven hundred and Af ty aoroa.
Ave hundred are cleared, th? balance well wooded;
On Plantation lt a good Reside-.oe and all neces?
sary Outbuildings and Houses ' tor operatives.
This being a very pro? no li ve place, is worthy tho
at tinton of afr i cul turalla ta.
For particulars apply as above at
December 19 ? el No. 68 EAST BAY.
~m J. FRASER MATHEWES,
Real Estate Agent, Eo. 66 Broad-street.
For sale and Lease
PHOSPHATE LANDS of a superior quality, on
deep water navigation and healthy locations all the
RICE and COTTON PLANTATIONS and F ABMS la
all parts of the State.
CITY PROPERTY of every description.
November 2 3mo?.
No. 1 PE K U VIAN.
SARDY'S "SOLUBLE PHOSPHO-PERUVIAN."
SARDY'S "AMMON1ATED SOLUBLE PACIFIC,"
HI G ll HST GRADEIS PURE PHOSPHA?
TE GUANOS AND GROUND
TUE USE OF THE ABOVE SOLUBLE PSOSPHO
PEKUYiAN and Ammouiited Soluble Pacific
Guanos is particularly recommended, being com?
pounds of tue neuest Pacific Pho-phatic Guano,
rendered soluble; thc former c >ntainlug twenty por
cent, of Pe:uviau Guano, and (he latter highly am
mouia'.ed with animal matter-masing the most
concentrated and protltab'.o fertilizers iu-use for coi?
to a. corn, wheat and Tobacco,
Tor sate lu bags and barrels, ia quantics to sait.
Testimonials from ?hose wh > have used the above
will bu tarni cd on application.
GltARSEK. LES, SSI ITU ?i CO.,
General Agents at Charleston.
"Feed your Land anti it will Feed You."
Di comber 24 nae thstulmo
PACIFIC GUASO CMPANFS
S O L, lt 3 L Ki
fliai? GUANO DTFr.-i;? THOM PERUVIAN
A. Guano simply lu ibo relativa proportions of
the same eli incuts of fertility.
Its use during thc past lour years for the culture
of coltou and -om has given to it a character for
standard excelle.?ci unsutpasscd by genuino Peru?
vian Ouauo. and where soas?os of drought inter?
vene, ii produces a large iucrea-e of crops.
The piice at wince this Guano is placed is so
much below that of Peruvian Guano, a s to constituto
it au objoot or material importance to Southern
The larg? capital and resources of the Company
enable it to furnish a Guano of the highe t value at
the lowc.-t possible cost to consume: e, and tho
bl?hest interest or tbo company is rec. cid ted in
The Company looks to large sales, small profits
and a permano J t trade for compensation ob capital
Dr. ST. JULIEN RAVESEL. of South Caro?
lina, is Scientific Director to - the Company,
which alfords a sure guarantee of the continued ex?
cellence of the Guano. None genuin? unices brand*
ed with the name of JOHN S. REESE k CO., Gene?
ral Agents or the PACIFIC GUANO COMPANY.
For terms and mode of application, apply to
J. N. ROBSON,
Agent for the State or south Carolina,
Nos. 1 and2 Atlantic Wharf.
DecemVer 19 BAO stuthSmo
J SI P O R TE R S OF
TEAS, WINES, BRANDIES, Ac., .
And Dealers in
CHOICE FAMILY GROCERIES
WM. 3. CORWIN A 00.
?3-Goods delivered to aU parts of (he City.