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V0LU1ME VII.-NUMBER 1074. CHARLESTON, S. C., SATURDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 6, 1869. SIX DOLLARS PER ANNUM
THE STATE CAPITAL.
CHARLESTON MEMORIALS-THE RECORDER OF
CHARLESTON TO HOLD A POLICE COURT-CODI?
FICATION OF THE LAWS-LAZARETTO AND
QUARANTINE FOR CHARLESTON HARBOR-BOARD
OF COMMISSIONERS FOB CHARLESTON-BLACK?
VILLE NOT YET A COUNTY TOWN. ?
[SPECIAL TTLCOBAM TO THE DAILY NEWS.]
COLUMBIA. February 5.-IN THE SENATE,
Winibush presented au additional memorial of
citizens of Cuarleston against th-.- pass.ige of
the election bill.
Corbin presented an additional memorial in
favor of thc bill. Those were made thc special
order for Tuesday, in confection with the
memorials previously presented and the bill.
The following woro introduced by Corbin
and read the first time: A bill more effectually
to prevent ti e commission of crimes and mis?
demeanors, and a bill authorizing the Re?
corder ot Charleston to hold a Police Court.
The Senate was occupied almost tbe entire
sitting in tho discussion of the bill to provide
for the codification of the laws ot the Stale.
IN THE HOUSE, th9 following were introduc?
ed and read the first time: By Ransi-r, a bill
amendatoiy of an ac; providing lor thc assess?
ment and taxation of property; by Tomlinson,
a bill to establish a lazaretto and quarantine
hospital io Charleston harbor; also, a bill
amendatory of an act establishing quarantine
i at Charleston, Georgetown and Hilton Head;
I by Bo3emon, a bill to repeal section 10 of an
? act appointing a board of commissioners for
1 the Cky of Charleston.
? DeLarge presented an additional memorial of
citizens of Charleston against the Election
The bill to incorporate tho Home Insurance
Company passed the second reading, and was
ordered to bo enjrroaaed.
The bill to change the county seat of Bard?
well County to Blackville waa postponed two
Tbe enscti?g clauso of the hill to amend the
Homestead act was stricken ont.
The Governor has approved the following :
An act to incorporate the Aiken Sanitaiy Asso?
ciation. An act to renew the charter of Pen?
dleton Village. An act to amend the Criminal
Law. Au act to amend an act to provide for
the temporary oiganization of the Educational
Department of the State.
UNDEBWOOD'S CASE- N? NA?G?RATION BALL
$18,000 INCREASE IN THE DEBT-EMIGRANT
WASHINGTON, February 5.-The Reconstruc?
tion Committee have declined to hear further
oral evidence or speoches rh regard to Missis?
An tho Supreme Court Underwood acknowl?
edged service of the writ of prohibition. The
case will be heard ou its merits next Friday.
Io involves the right of Judge Underwood to
nullify the decisions of Virginia courts on the
ground that their officers were ineligible un?
der the Fourteenth amendment.
There will be no inauguration ball.
The debt statement will appeal- to-morrow,
and it is said that it will show an increase of
A treaty is pending betweon the United
States and North Germany for the better pro?
tection of emigrants in comfort, health and
THE PRESIDENT AUTHORIZED TO EMPLOY TROOPS
TO DEFEND EXTRADITION PRISONERS-SOUTH?
ERN SENATORS ASK BUT RECEIVE NOT-SUMNER
WANTS UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE BY ACT OF CON?
WASHINGTON, February 5_The session of
the Senate last night was devoted to private
land billa, and the seseion of the House to gen?
IN THE SENATE, to-day, the Committee on
Public Lands reported adversely to the sale of
public lands to aid tho construction of the
West Virginia Central Railroad.
The bill authorizing the President to employ
troops to defend extradition prisoners was
An ineffectual eflort wai mado to pay South?
on senators for the whole of tho Fortieth Con?
The consideration of thc suffrage amend?
ment was resumed. Sumner advocated secur?
ing th.' end by act cf Congress, as more speedy
and certain than by constitutional amend?
ment. A long debate eusued, and a recess was
taken to seven P. M., when the discussion was
IN THE HOUSE, a hrgo number of private
hills were passed.
Brooks moved that tho recusant witness
Scannet be discharged, as ho was uuablc
to pay tho expenses of his arrest. The
motion was tabled. Bingham, Hubbard, of
Iowa, Laurence, of Ohio, and Poland, voting
with tho Democrats.
The House then went into committee ot the
whole on the Army Appropiiation bill.
THE PROPOSED YACHT RACE-THE CAMBRIA AC?
CEPTS THE CHALLENGE OF THE SAPPHO-THE
RIGHT OF CONVOCATION-THE PRESIDENT OF
THE BOARD OF HEALTH.
LONDON, February 4.- F. Ashbury, owner of
the British yacht Cambria, is in receipt of a
note from William Douglass, of New York,
owner of the Sappho, written on tho 19th ult.,
proposing an ocean yacht race between their
respective vessels. Ashbury accepts the chal?
lenge and suggests the following as the route
best adapted to fairly test the seagoing quali?
fies of tho yachts, viz: from Cowes, east wa rd
ly through Spitbead, around lalo of Wight;
thence westwardly to and around Eddystone
Lighthouse; then southeasterly to Cherbourg,
France: thence northerly to Cowes, the place
The petition of tho Irish b'shops for right of
convocation bas been rejected.
W. E. Forster. President ol Ibo Board of
Health, retama his seat in Parliament as mem?
ber from Bradford, tho pohtion aga.nst his
election having failed.
THE ASSASSINATION OF THE GOVERNOR OF BURGOS.
MADRID, February 3.-Five of tho prisoners
implicated m the assassination of the Governor
of Burges have confessed th?iir guilt.
LONDON, February 5.-There was a largo
meeting list night iu favor of amnestying thc
Fenian pneone. s.
MADRID, February 5.-Espartero declines a
seat in the Cortes.
SPARKS FROM THE WIRES.
The Havana Diario says that tho revolution?
ary General Oraugo was assassinated by order
of General Telsada.
Seybo, in St. Domingo, has pronounced
i against BA-, Z.
The vomito still prevails at Cor?ceas. Do Li:
Vide, the Ita'iau Minister, died oi it.
Spring Hill College, near Mobile, waa de?
stroyed by fire on Thursday night. The stu?
dents lost their clothes and barely escaped
with their lives. Loss, $100,000. Iqsuranco,
In the Georgia Legislature yesterday a mo?
tion to reconsider the vote refusing to refer
negro elis ibility to tho courts waa lost-yeas
56, nays 76.
Tho Texis Convention has submitted a con?
stitution to the people, and ordered au elec?
tion for Congressmen aud State officers on the
first Monday of July.
TUE SOUTH CAROLINA. RAILROAD
Kcport of the President snd Directors.
OincE OF SOUTH CABOLINA BAILBOAD Co., J
CHARLESTON, January 20, 1869. |
To the Stockholders of the South Carolina Rail'
road Company :
GENTLEMEN-The Board of Directors re?
spectfully submit their annual report for tho
year terminating 31st December last. Accom?
panying it aro also submitted the report of thc
General Superintendent and the Auditor's
Those papers, to which the attention of tho
stockholders is invited, exhibit results which,
it is hoped, will bc as acceptable to them as
they are gratifying to thc Board.
A short twelve-mouth aso, however, im?
pelled by considerations of ordinary prudence
from any expression of their apprehensions,
tho- board was seriously impressed by tho
doubtful aspect which hung around thc linmo
?iato future of the road. Thc crop of the
country upon which its fortunes ware based
had in a great measure passed from thc hands
of its producers at prices so unroot un era tire
aa to leave at once attic to contribute to its
purchasing ability, or lo the activitv of per?
sonal intercourse-ia this wiso aifecting our
business not only in tho matter of the move?
ment of merchandise freights into the inte?
rior, but also in the volumo of travel in all di?
That these approheiisions were not without
reasonable grounds is strikingly evidenced by
some of thc results which appear in (lie tables
of departments. It is there seen that in tho
movement of westward freight and local pas?
sage, tho lallititr off is heavy, and tliat we are
entirely indebted to our eastward-bound freight
for an amount of earnings at all comparable
to those of 1867, and this ability is due not
more to increosod production und low tar;ffs
than to our much exiended and greatly im?
proved through connections.
Tho transportation earnings of tko year are
thus stated :
Passage.310 778 47
Mails. 20.575 00
Oiher tources. 1,904 12
As compared with 1867, the difference is in
favor ot that year ; but to so ti;fling an ex.ont,
as hardly to deserve further notice ; and tho
general explanation already furnished will,
doubtless, bc abundantly sufficient to satisfy
tho stockholders that the business of tho road
has net suffered except from temporary cau?
ses ; and that these causes havo affected thc
same iuvostments elsewhere in a far greator
degreo, a glance at the reports lor 1808,
now beforo us, of three of the principal
roads Sonth, will afford most convincing proof.
Premising that on this road the falling off is
$21,014 61, or 1 60-100 per ceut., we lind in tho
instances above referred to :
In one case a tailing off of $132,418, or ll
6?-100 per cent.
lu another a falling off of $480.698, or 29
29 100 per cent.
And iu tho third a falling off of $212,220, or
10 56-100 per cent.
Tho same general cause in all those ins laucos
is clearly traceablo in the effects which wo
havo exhibited. Nor would it bo proper to
omit to state in this connection that for a con?
siderable portion of the year, our tariffs to
some ot our best points West have been by
competition lowered to figures unknown ove?
before the war.
Tho operating ixpenses are stated at $697,
447 40, and as compared with 1867, thc differ?
ence is insignificant-iu amount, $4781. To
the most economical administration possible
of the depaitments under this head, tho most
unremitted al tout ion has been paid. Tho force
in every branch of thc service has been reduc?
ed to the lowest amount consistent with a just
regard to the safety of persons aud property,
and salaries and wages to figures which,
so far as our information trocs, are lower than
are pai 1 by companies oven of inferior impor?
tance. Of this fact, the most unquestionable
confirmation is found again in thc tables of thc
transportation department. There it will bo
seou that whilst the mileage of the trains dur?
ing the past year exceeds that of 1867, 146,560
miles, or 24 per cent., and the tonnage moved
in 1868 exceeds that of 1867, 34,307 tons, or
about 28 per cent., the expejscs of tho two
years differ only m the small ?um of $478191,
or less than one-half of one per cent, lt is
hardly necessary to add a word more to estab?
lish for the board their claims to as economi?
cal an administration as the road has known.
Indeed, so perfectly conscious are they that
hero, and here only, aro to be found tho solu?
tion <>f the road's difficulties, and its extrica?
tion from all embarrahsmente, that they would
rogard the pursuit of a difieren t policy as a re?
creancy from duty justly censurable.
The gross earnings haviug been
shown to be.$1,294.961 89
The operating expenses to bo. 697.447 40
Tho net earnings stand. 597,514 49
Aud, us compared with tba net cariiiugg of
1867. show a difference ol' $16.262 67 in favor
of th.it yc.:r.
Tho causes already referred to iu couuection
with the changes of tho "gross earuiugs'' and
' operating expenses,' have similar relations
to, aud m like mauner uffect net cambana, and
so obvious is this, that further observation, it
is hoped, is not necessary. The amount rep?
resented as "net earnings," it is well known,
indicates tiie net earnings of transportation,
aud is the fund from which are paid interest,
investments, debt and improvements, The
disposition ot that balance tins year will be
found in tho Auditor's statement.
For tho purposes of this paper, tho follow?
ing summary will, perhaps, bo interesting :
Net earnings as above stated.$597.514 49
Add thereto receipts from Bales of
old materials and reduction of pre?
vious ualances of Blocks ot mate?
rials.:. 46,724 80
Making together.$644.239 35
This has provided for interest, dam?
ages aud stock killed, say.259,979 04
And the remRiuder.$404,260 31
Has been sufficient to co vor ;he fol?
Cost of rails.$52,916 12
Cost of restoring motivo
power. 26,276 62
Cost of constructing ono
first and ono second
class passenger and
thirty-se\cn box, plat?
form aud stock coxs_ 33.376 37
Cost of ona sbifdug eu?
gine. 2 500 00
Cost cf lauds purchased.. 2,766 66
Settkmeut of Confed?rale
claims. 47 8G3 45
lu the aggregate.165 G99 22
Leaving a balance of.$233,561 09
Which uas gouo to tho reduction ot gouerul in?
The general expenditures for road purposos
have been chitfly, it not exclusively, m the
direction of new rails and cars, and have
amounted to over $115,000. In neither caso
hos it been found that wc could have dispensed
with a particle of what has been procured, and
in thc matter of rails the supply has been in?
The General Superintendent, in his report,
calls for twenty-one hundred tons new rails,
and recouinipnds the construction of fifty cars
at least. Whilst the bjard may not be able to
answer those requisitions to their fall extent,
they recognizj as undeniably truo tho wants
of tho department in both cases, and wil, to
tho best of their ability, satisfy them. Tho
wear of the old rails during the pant year has
been much gloater tiiau they could havo ex?
pected, audio is demonstrated, to their entire
satisfaction, that, apart from the question of
safely, paramount with them, it is a false
economy to retain in the track un >ld rail worn
beyond a certa.n degreo. They havo furnished
ouehaadrodandfiity tons, ufi\-aixpoujids.ir-tv,
to meet present pressing wauls, and immediate
ly after the meeting ol stockholders, propose ar?
rangements for a larger supply, which they
are of opinion can be had without creating any
embarrassment to our finances.
They are also quito of opinion that thc stock
of good box cars should not bo less than throe
hundred, and have already authorized the con?
struction of the number necessary to make up
that total. The following summary lioai the
Superintendent's report will givo the motive
and car power of the company of all descrip?
MOTIVE AND CAR POWER.
The mumbee of locomotives remains the
same as at date of last report, viz: 43-one
having b<.-en condemned and one added.
First-class passenger cars. 22
Second-class passenger, baggage, &c.18
In pursuance of their purpose to extond ac?
commodation to tho travelling public, com?
mensurately with their means, tho board have
authorized tho purchase of thc latest and most
improved pattern of reclining seats in Use,
which are intended for their night trains, and
which, it is expected, will add greatly to the
comfort and ease of those who patronize them.
They are looked for by every steamship.
i'fie Auditor's statements present in their
i.snal full aud perspicuous style tho financial
coudition of the company, and it gives infinito
pleasure to the board to be able not only to
say. but to know that couditiou to be greatly
improved, and to bo rapidly reaching apoiut
of great satisfaction and comparativo ease.
They had entertained confident expectations
that thc important negotiations entrusted in
JUDO last to tho Hon. 0. M. Furiuan could, in
tl .s paper, h tve been reported as successfully
accomplished, and thus finally quie'ed your
mind as to all apprehensions about your unad?
justed foreign debt.
The earlier progress of tho negotiation
abundantly justified such expectations, but
technical difficulties later in the year interven
ed to obstruct and retard our agent's progross
and prevent the consummation ot our wishes
Later advices, however, from Mr. Futman not
only reinvigorate our hopes, but from their
vei y sanguine nature really leavo little room
for doubt on our part.
Thc character ot tho negotiation in charge of
Mr. Form in is as follows: As the stockholders
ara aware from our last report, the pian of
debi adjustment adopted in 1863-'C0, nauiclv.
renewal of the $2,000,0U0 sterling debt aDd in?
terest with State guarantee, had boen fonud
impracticable from several cause t, but chiefly
because tho holders of these bonds on this side
declined to exchange for thc new bonds offered
We were thus quito inconveniently situated
with a bond doot past duo. part exchanged
uart in original shape-both claiming to be
and undoubtedly entitled to be, regarded as ot
equal obligation upon us. Th.s condition, i
will be readily seen without verbose explana?
tion, completely enchained us in the payments
of interest, in the view no! only of tho" road's
convenience, but of simple justice to the tor
cign bondholders, who had exchanged and
held the bonds of I860. Heneo the board be?
came impressed with thc imperative necessity
of providing, without further delay, some sub
stitute, in thes!<ape ?fa new pian' of debt ad
justoient. which would Dc equally acceptable to
holders abroad and free of objection to those
After much earnest and anxious reflection
they concluded to prepare and oller to all t ho
bondholders rcferrc l to in this connection, thc
corupAuy's first mortgage sterling bond, beat?
ing fivo per cent, interest, exchangeable at thc
pleasure of the company, for similar bonds
bearing seven per cout. currency interest,
payablu withiu twenty y oars; payments to com?
mence at expiration of ten veals from dato, and
to be continued seiii'-aunually until tho whole
debt was putd. This method of arrangement
had the full concurrence of your beard, lt has
much to recommend it to their favor and
yours; it mot with thc prompt and coidial ac?
ceptance of tiie holders of the bonds on this
side, (indeed it could not well have done other?
wise; tor whilst undoubtedly it has advantages
for us, it has yet moro for them), and wc dis?
patched our agent to London, in July las.,
without doubt then as now of ultimate success;
yet prepared for a less ready acceptance from
aa oidor and moro cautious people than wo
Amongst the interesting pape -.' from the
Auditor's Department, that in roiation lo tho
company's debt is most desetving your atten?
tion. Its most noticeable feature is the heavy
reduction as indicated in the yoai's balance of
indebtedness wheu compared with that of last
year, in figures, $238,50109, and this, it must
be remembered, is in addition to the large
sum appropriated to items of general ex?
pend? turu, rails and tho like.
Bul considerable as this sum is, it inade?
quately exorodses tho real and actual reduction
of tho company's debt, for it must bo borne ID
mind that tho "large figures which represent
tho iuvestment fund represent only tho cost
of the constituents of that tumi, and us these
constituents are chiefly valuable securities pur?
chased much below par, and their tao value
their teal valuo, not their pnee, HO tho differ?
ence between their cost price and face valuo
enters fully and legitimately into tho elements
of debt r< ductious.
Bearing this in mind, tho true reduction of
debt this year would not (all short ot $350,003.
Tho reductions and changes of the principal
accounts, bonds payable and bills payable, and
the explanation accessary to a thorough com
preheusion.wiil be found amply set forth ia Hie
various papern propared for the information of
stockholders by the auditor. Thu following
general view will doubtless satisfy most :
Tho dumesticbond debt now (31st
December. 18GS.) stands nt.$1,535,290' 06
On the 31st December, 1807, it
stood ut. 1,192,(132 92
Increase in 18J8.$ 02.0(3 ll
This increase ia the remit ff
1st. Issues of new bo ids in part
scttl. ment of Confederate claims$ 42.500 00
Retiring past < uo bonds. 24,000 00
Itel iring past duo coupons. 2 500 00
PureUabiug certain securities. 45,500 0)
Ncwbotids issued.$ 114.500 00
Add to this tho batanee of arrears
of interest on past due bonds,
charged up to 31st December,
1808. 8,329 81
Making togethor.$ 122,829 81
2d. A roductiou of tho
retired past due bonds
above mentioned.$24.000 00
Cash payments ou ac?
count of bonds for laud
purchases. 6,100 07- 30,166 C7
Producing tho result as ahovo
stated.$ 92 663 ll
Of tho investment fund abovo re?
ferred to as eventually applica?
ble to debt reductions, the fol?
lowing iloms are particularly so
lo bonds payable :
Sccuntios at Iheir face valuation. .$ 211 000 00
Securities at their market valuatiou 67,000 0U
Iola].S ^73 000 00
If the "Increase," as above stut
..d, viz. 92.663 14
Bo iaken irom the amount of these
securities, tho "Bond Debt"
would show a roduciou of..$ 1S3,330 80
Hie bills pavablc account on the
Slst December, 1867, stood at. .$ 317 186 :0
It ui?v stands at. 88,000 (JO
Showing a reduction during tho
past yeal- of.$ 229,123 50
To this should bo added tho
amount ot au outstanding note,
given in Oclober, for tho piu
chaso of certain securities, they
now funning a part ul tho assets
of that class. 27,355 83
Virtual roductiou.$ 250,181 33
Tho balance of tho account as
above stated, viz.$ 88.000 00
Alter deducting the note just re?
ferred to, viz. 27,355 83
Leaving.$ 60,704 77
Is composed of obligations given for tho pur?
chase of rails ?iud other neois-ary supplies,
and moro accurately represent balaucc of bills
Li their annual report for 1867. thc board
used (he followioc language, after briefly ad?
verting to an observation in their previous re?
..With an income as large only os that of lin
year just past, tbey can sae no difficulty in
greatly reducing, if not entirely extinguishing,
the floating debt. That accomplis?ed, and
such an arrangement of the past due bonds re?
alized as will enable the board to act without
embarrassment, no reasonable difficulty would
be m the way of commencing the payment of
jibe board now, as then, aro convinced that tho
ti ne interest of the stockholder lies in the com?
bined application of net earnings to the reduc?
tion of debt and improvements of property, all
coming back to them in the increased strength
thereby acquired to meet the storms of competi?
tion and opposition, and tho increased ability so
obtained to extend accommodation and swell
the business of tho company. But they know
full well that the wants of tho stockholders are
many and heavy. They sympathize with those
wants most heartily, and, therefore, regard it
an imperative duty to devote their moat earn?
est effort* to the adjustment of tho past duo
debt. That accomplished, there would exist
no reasonable difficulty in the way of resuming
payment of moderate dividouds.
Tho general causes to which this report re?
ferred in its commencement as having produced
much apprehension in tho beginning ot the
year, have happily, at its close, been essentially
diminished, as exhibited in a gratifying in?
crease of western tonnage and travel, and a
full maintenance of eastward bound freight,
compared with 186?.
The purchasing capacity of the country hav?
ing been vastly increased by tbe sale of its pro?
ductions at prices nearly ono hundred percent,
above those of lost year, and tho pecuniary
condition of our people, thereby rendered in?
comparably superior to any that they bavo
known since the close of the war, the board feel
that they hazard little in entertaining the most
favorable anticipation of thou-spring business.
They havo confident expectations tba tit will be
large and profitable, and that its increased ac?
tivity will not bc confined to c io branch, but
will extend to all tho departments.
It is quite true that they have to contend
against a vigilant and vigorous opposition at
every important point, but their ability to do
so has boen proved; and as the power or thc
company is increasing at least m a ratio with
that of the lines opposed to them, they have
full confidence in tho strength of the road to
maintain its full share ot business, aud protect
thc interests of thc eily. Our sea connections
with the principal cities North arc bettor and
moro satisfactory than ever before, and our
efforts to establish a firat class scuii-motithlv
Vim of steamships to Euglaud promise thc
most gratifying success.
From these sources wc dorivo our greatest
strength in maintaining and extending tue bu?
siness of the coinpuuv. Properly cultivated we
believe them capable of increasing it almost
indefinitely, and behoving so, warmly recom?
mend thom to tho attention and encourage?
ment of thc stockholders.
Thc directors respectfully anuounco lo the
stockholders, that a vacancy has boeu made at
their board by thc resignation of ?ho Hou. Al?
fred H,i ger. " L'hoir acceptance of Mr. Hager's
letter of resignation was only iu view of their
conviction that such was his earnest wish.
Their high consideration and profound respect
lora lrieiid and celieieuc who, for twenty-five
years, has shared with them tho responsibili?
ties and labors ot office, aro sought to be ex?
pressed in thc proceed.ngs of tho board at its
last meeting, which proceedings we ask leave
In concluding this rooort, thc directors do
sire it to bc no mere idle form of words, when
they take occasiou to express thoir high appre?
ciation of tho aoilitv and zeal ot their general
superintendent and his associates.
W. J. MAGRATH, Presideut.
"At ibo regular quarterly meoting of tho
Board ul Directors ct the South Carolina Rail?
road Company, hold in tho City of Charleston,
on the 2CUli January, 1869, tho following reso?
lutions wero uuainm j'Jsly adopted:
"Iicsoiced, That iu compliance with tho
wishes of tho Hon. Alfred Huger, as expressed
in his let tor of tho 5: li instant, his resignation
from this board is respect tully assented to.
"Jieaolocd, As the unanimous sense of this
meeting, that in tho !oag period of twenty-five
years, during which Mr. Huger bas uninter?
ruptedly held a seat among them, bis high
character and able counsels have, at all times,
contributed essentially to the reputation of tbe
company, and to thc successful management
ot their "affairs.
"ResAced, That tho Prcsidont be aud he is
hereby requested to tender to the Hon. Mr.
Huger H travelling ticket for lifo over the
several roads of tho company.
"Prom the minutos.
J. R. E.MER?, Secretary.''
Report'of thc Ueneral .Superintendent.
OFFICE GENERAL S UP CRIN TEND ENT, )
SOUTH CAROLINA R. R. Co.,
CHARLESro>, S. O, January 9, 1869.
2b the President and Board of JJireators of
the ?outli Carolina JiaUroud Company :
GENTLEMEN-I havo now tho honor ot sub?
mitting to you my fourteenth annual report as
your general superintendent.
As heretofore, I prop.se to prefaco the moro
material part of it by a general referenco to
the earnings of the past year aud to tho expen?
ses incurred in operating the several depart?
ments, under my supervision, employing, as
usual, for the purpose, tho information afford?
ed in detail by tho auditor's stitemeuts.
Tho earnings from all sources for tho year
aro stated hy him to be $1,291.961 89. In tho
year provious (1867) they were $1.310,006 50.
Ibis snows a deficiency in 1868 Of $21.041 61.
Upon a comparison ot f ie several divisions of
earnings tu 1867 and 1868. this deficiency ap?
pears to have resulted from
First, a decrease in up freight of_$64 967 51
.passage.10 OIL 78
" " down passago 31 8)9 07
Total decrease.$109,788 99
Second, au increase from dowu
Total mcreasu. 83 744 33
Producing the deficiency as staled. .$21 044 61
This falling off m earnings is partly attribut
abl3 to a further reduction in our freight
tariffs, tho decrease ol' transportation on ac?
count of the UniioJ States Governmental De?
partments, and tno short receipts of produce
within give i periods when it was confidently
anticipated i hat. the business would be at least
equal to that of similar periods m the previous
year; as for instance, in the last quarter, the
down freight exhibits a loss of 12,000 halos col?
ton, and a diminution iu receipts ol nearly
$10 000 00.
'J'ho bulk moved in all directions ovor the
lu 1866 equal to... .73,480 tons.
lu 1867 equal to...126 222 tons.
In 1868 equal to.. .160,529 tons.
The excess over 1867, it will bo
seen, is.34,307 lons.
and over 18J6.87,013 tons.
The fact of so largo au additional to mage
carried during tho year should bs bo.-no in
mind, whou considering general results, us not
only compensating somewhat for tho reduction
of rites, but likewise as demanding more
power;and, consequently, involving sumer? ado
of expenso iu accomplishing its movement.
Tuc oxpenscs are slated to bo $697 447 40,
in wine.i oroUicindsd however, items ut uu
extraordinary character, amounting io very
nearly $12,000, but whie;i havo neon allowed to
remain ss Uioir exriuetiou would not ma te?
nt. LU alf et ihe ?caecal results. As morely
emu 'tirj.i with thc current operating oxoonaes
of 1807, tlioy exhibit a redaetiou ot $173191.
to wu,ou. if wu add tho extraordinary ituus
above referred to, tho percentage ut expenses
on earnings wotii I bo less tuan that of tho
year pr-vous, b.v say ubo.it 1 30 100 per cent.
As the fig moa a iw stand for uotn years the
ratio of expenses to earnings is equal
iu 1867 MI.53 33-100 ..er cent.
And in 1368lo.53 85 100 per ccut.
showing ulighry in favor ol tho previous yoar.
No vflbii ho* huon soared to enforce tho
strictest econ .?my in rn luag.nient; and a re?
duction of .'oro.- as well as compensation tia?
boen, n orn time to time, resjned to*in order to
curtail the cos; of operating. lu tho procure?
ment, of indispensable supt Lies however, lt
bas not beeu in our power to effect any mate?
rial saving, p.-ices generally having maintained
the rango ot tho previous year. Ir<ispoci fully
ask a reference to tne au liter's statement. Jot?
ter B, No. 2 in which will be found ihe details
of tho expon ;ea also to Statements Nos. 1. 2
and 3. tuViiishiiig tho particulars ot monthly
earnings, receipts ot produce nt this terinin-is,
and a comparison of suca receipts from lail io
thc present time.
There is every reason to oelievj that tho ex?
pectations iiudreqairoiaoats of tue travelling
and commercial public have been satisi
met, in all important respects, by the f
and accommodation afforded in this
mont. The trains generally bare pr
their movements with safety and regu
certainly not entirely exempt from thi
mishaps incident to then: service-bm
whole experiencing as great freedom f
rious interruption and accident as will fc
anywhero to characterize a traffic of
importance and magnitude. The night i
freight trains, though unavoidably rei
to a much slowei schedule th? n the d
sengers, have advanced so rapidly in fai
preference with a certain class of trav
evory exertion which it was m our pi
maleo has been made to improve their ace
dations; aud it bas been recently determ
supply thom, in addition, as early os pi
bio. with those conveniences that aro no
erally regarded as indispensable to tl
and comfort of night journeys by rail.
The number of miles run by our motiv
er during the year, exceeds the perform;
1867 by 146,560 milos; this fact, taken i
nection with the other (already roferr
viz: of so large an increase of tonnage r
will readily show that a very consid
amouut of work bas been dono in this c
ment, and I think I am fully justified
salts in adding, done most satisfactor
circumstances fairly considered.
In the more appropriate division of th
port will be found particular refeience
condition of our rolling Btock; but I beg
allowed to remark, just here, that wil
trifling addition of eighteen cars durir
yoar, the entire transportation of thc
twelve months has been performed by tb
tive and car power reported os fit for sc
and under repairs on the 31st December
aided occasionally by through traius fron
necting roads, upon which, however, tn f
ciprocity of business, our own cars wen
quently to be fouud.
Our prosont connection at Augusta wit
Georgia Railroad is, on tho whole, quito
factory; the transfer of passengers beim
effected at tbeir through station, and fr
trains exchauged without any breakm
bulk. Tho through passengers, via Kio,
and Branchville, aro carried between Wilt
ton, N. C., and Weet Point, Ala., withou
change whatever of baggage., relieving
thereby of considerable delay and aunoj
on the route.
Our through freight arrangements, wil
bulk being broken, it is gratifying to anuoi
now extend in the ono direction to Loni;
on tho Ohio, by what is knowu as the "C
L ne," and westwardly by tho "Palmetto I_
via ??elma to Mobile, Now Orleans and "V
burg. We also permit an exchange of ca
thc direction of Spartariburg and Walha)
our own State. So extended is this divisi
oar business besoming that I feel it ti
almost imperative to recommend the earl
sumption of thc construction of box ears c
cially, on such a scale as would enable u
add at least fifty of this description, at ii
vals, during the coming year, besides prc
ing, if passible, thc present status of
It has not been in our power to supply
lumbia yet with a passenger dopot, or E
ville with tho accommodations for both pas
gers and freight, so indispensable at
paint. Our business there is transacted u
very embarrassing circumstances, and
necessities of both cases, especially tbe la
are deserving ot carly consideration am
The enlargement of the local depot at
gusta, referred to in my last report as b
then in progress, was stopped shortly a
and has not since been recommenced; thc
really much needed, it must, of comse, s!
the fate of suspension, unavoidably im pi
upon much mora important contemplated
pro vern en ts. There is reason to hope, howe
that our iuability to resume and prosceul
least some of them will not be of much loi
Thc expenses incurred in this departn
have been almost entirely of tho usual euri
character; with the exception of a new dope
Graniteville, and tho renewal of platform
sheds, and repairs to station-houses, w<
racks, tanks and pumps, little bas been
pended along thc line.
The busiaess affairs of our agencios I
been very satisfactorily conducted, and thc
terest of the company, as usual, caret
watched by those in charge. The prompHt
of consign?os at this terminus in ino rem?
of produce has greatly facilitated the op>
tions of our inward freight agency hero, i
dering the deliveries now a matter of m
less delay and trouble than heretofore.
Tho operations of tho "Motive-powor Wor
in this department tor thc past year have b
exclusively confined to tho renovation ande
rent repairs of our locomotives; yat the arno
of work accomplished was considerable,
with the exception of eight of the numbor ct
prued in the report of the. 31st ultimo,1
torty-thr. e, the stock may bo regarded as i
very ofiiciont condition and quite equal to i
reasonable demand beyond tua business of 1
year that might suddenly be made upon it.
Of the exceptions above referred to in
stock, two are now undergoing thorough re
vation, and so nearly finished that it is
pectod they 'will bo ready for se vice in
ooutso of a few weeks. Tho remaining nu
ber, comprehending chiefly suca as aro o
ployed un tho Camden brauch aud in tho s
vice of tho road department, aro getting qa
aged, and the question will very sooti presi
itself as to what disposition is to be made
thom. Tho cont of completo renovation v
li.e'y be tully as much as to procure their
placement by the purchase of new maohin
but even if it does go to that oxtent, I rat!
inclino to rebuilding at our own works, becai
wo would bo giving employment at homo
deserving moa ot whoso skill aud ability
artisans thera can be no doubt, and from wh<
hands wo have already received rebuilt a
renovated macliinos in every respect as co
plete, serviceable and reliable as if just tn
thc cunstruetiou shops of tho Northern mat
lacturers. I etti not refrain from signifyi
my preference for this policy, and venture
express tho h. - pe that it may bu adhered to
Tho number of the stock does not vary frc
thc report of Ducomber. 1867. One Iocon
tivo, tho "S. Miics,'' having boen condemn
as wordless ; and one was bought for the pt
pose of shifting at Augusta. Tuc on tire sto
is, thereiorc, still couipcacd of 43 locomotivi
Under repairs. 2
Awaiting ie pairs.4
Io Tables Nos. 1 and 3 will be found t
usual miormation of all details cooneoted wi
our motive power, to which attention is i
At thc works tor the maintenance and co
struction of cars, thc results of the operatio;
for tho year bavo been to increase tho aggi
gate of tho slock on baud December 31,18(
from 382 to 400 of all classes. The classes ai
number al dato above mentioned, were us ft
Etrjt class passenger.
Second class passenger mail and baggage.
Of those it was found necessary to con?
demn as unfit for service or ropiurs, say
First class passeuger.
Total . !
Which left of tho old stock of ail classas-3(
io this there have been addod by construc?
tion, at our uivn wjrlis, tu i following of
ibo very best fi.iis.'i and wj. kiu lusiiip
Fust class passenger.
Total added. ?
Making the sloek, of ah" classos, n w.4C
Ia fabio No. 2 will bo found thc cost of cor
Btructmn, and oilier information in this cor
uceiion; und in concluding my notice of thi
and tho loolivc-oower works, I bog to adi
that tho substantial ch.rooter and excollen
finish of whatever manufacturo C3m?s fron
either of t tem. reflects tho highest credit o
their management and supervision, and that th
pruihptitudo and dispatch with w.iich sudde
deina nils iiavo from tima to timo boca mot b
bo b of t'iam uro ooly additional proofs c
their good organization and efficiency.
Throughout tiio ou.irv hu?, tue operation
of thu department d;iriug t.bo year have bee
exclusively of a current characte-. Shortl
?lieT IIW UUUJlUL-li ;rujcuL ux lug j voa tv UOVWIUD
apparent that a policy would have to be at
once adopted of the strictest economy in man?
agement and expenditure. No work was ac?
cordingly undertaken except what the preser?
vation o? the roadway and track rendered actu?
ally and indispensably necessary. With the
exception of the cost of a stone abutment near
Kingville for the protection of the embank?
ment against the freshets of tho Con paree, and
for the erection at the several points as stated
in the appended summary of section houses
for the operatives, the whole expenditure has
been in the direction indicated. The con?
sumption of timber has been considerable, bat
it was unavoidable, for the condition of the
rail in different localities upon each of the
divisions, the tr ca tiing acrois the Edi s to and
over small openings elsewhere, made ita?
absolute necessity; besides, a large quantity
waa required for duplicating the superstruct?
ure on the rebuilt section of the Columbia
division, destroyed in 1865, and which was
hastily restored in the latter part of the same
year, it. will bo remembered, under very em?
barrassing circumstances. Tho material we
were oompelled to accept at that time was not
of the best description and consequently needs
The aggregate expenditure, however, for
whole department exceeds that of 1867 Dut lit? I
tie. say $3601 ll.
The following parcels of new rails were re?
ceived during the past year:
585 tons, 55 lbs. per yard, in Febiuary.
303 tons, 56 lbs. per yard, in August.
101 tons, 60 Iba. (steel headed), in September.
989 tons total. '
A portion of the steel-headed rails has been
laid down on the bridge across the Savannah
river, and on the curves in the streots of Au?
gusta, say about 37 tons, and a small portion
upon the Charleston division, say about ll
tous, tho remainder has been reserved for
curves between 133d mile and Hamburg.
Of the 888 tons, 55 and 56 lbs. per yard, the
distribution has been as follows, say on the'
Charleston division.460 tons.
Hamburg division. 98 tons.
Columbia division.335 tons.
Tf tho whole quantity ef rail requisite to a
thorough and comphte restorivtion of the en?
tire line to what is regarded as a first class
track could be obtained during this year, it
would, or*course, bo not only a great relief in
management, but would undoubtedly enable
us to reduce materially our operating expenses:
but as this is not reasonably to be expected
under existing circumstances. I trust that we
may bo able to continue tbe safe working of
the road through the coming year, without
larger demands in this regard than are indica?
ted by the following figures-say for tho
Charleston division. SOO tons
Hamburg division.SOO tons
Columbia division.1000 tons
I feel it obligatory to call especial notice to
the co?dition of tho temporary bridge across
tho Watcree, my belief being that its deterio?
ration is going on so rapidly that in less than
twelve months it will not bo either safe or pru?
dent to u*e it. A bridge of three spans 140
feet eaeh, tho river piers of cypress and the
abutments of stons, similar m plan to tho
structure over the Congareo, would cost at
this poiut about $30.000-one-half of which will
be paid by Wilmington and Manchester Rail?
The tresiling at the Edisto requires close and
constant watching, aud often entails the ne?
cessity and expense of, at times, from ten to
twelve hands to prevent the accumulation of
drift against the slender piling. The open?
ings are now only thirty feet, and tho danger
to wbich it is frequently exposed induces me
thus urgently to suggest early attention toits
condition. I would respectfully reoommend
that the line of road through the swamp be
straightened and embanked, and that a bridge
bo built across tho ri vor.
At Hampton's Croek a bridge should like?
wise bo substituted as early as possible: the
span would be but eighty-four feet, and the
s tono abutments are already there to receive it.
Appended will be found a summary of the
work done upon the several divisi ons of road
daring the year; and in drawing this report to
a conclusion, it is with m u hi pleasure I em?
brace another oppirtunity of again testifying
to tho ability, intelligence and constant watch?
fulness on the part nf-both officers and em?
ployees in all of tn J departments.
Verv res icc t full v,
H. T. PEAKE.
Summary ot Work.
P. E. COBURN, Supervisor.
From Charleston to Branchville sixty-two
Work done upon this division is as follows :
Laid down four hundred and seventy-four toes
new rail; built four station houses as follows,
viz: Two at Ladson's, and two at Ten-mile
Turnout. Pomp sheds at following points:
Sevon-mile Pump, Ridgeville, Fifty-eight-mile
Turnout, and Summerville.
W. T. UOKBWN, Supervisor.
From Branchville to Columbia sixty-eight
Laid down three hundred and thirty-five toas
new rail; built two houses for pump-minders,
on . at Hopkins', and ono at Gadsden's. A
new turn table at Columbia, extended tho size
of woodhouse at Columbia, built stone abut?
ment to wuh near K ngville. and completed
the guards to the piers of Uongaree Bridge.
J. H. BOCKHALTCR. Supervisor.
From Branchville to Augusta seventy-five
Laid down ono hundred and thirty tons new
rail; built three section houses, ono at Ninety
six Turnout, and two at Johnson's; five car
and tool houses, one at each of following
places, viz : Branohville, Lee's, Ninety-six
Turnout, Johnson's, and Kalmia Mills; ono
passenger platform at Leo's, and ono at Ninety
six Turnout; ono depot at Granite vi) le; five ce?
po' sheds, ono at each of following places, viz:
Lee's, Ninety-six Turnout, White Pond, Wind?
sor and Johnson's.
JAMBS 1 RUMBLE, Supervisor.
From Kine ville to Camden thirty-eight miles.
Built a section boase at Boykin's and one at
Rafton Creek; a car house at Middleton, and
passenger platform at King vi Ile.
Q. B Oj. 1>. CONNOR,
No. Xl Br?ad-sircet.
WILL Bur AND SELL ON COMMISSION
BEAL ESTATE, BONDS,
STOCKS, COUPONS, GOLD, SILVER
February 1 Imo
KO. II. HOPPOCtt,
Charleston, S. O.
P. UADSDEH SARELL. tool September J1
lyOtlTH, ST KELK ?V WAUWE LI-,
WHOLESALE DEALSBS IN
?STATIONERY, PERFUMERY, CUTLER!
? HOSIERY, FURNISHING GOODS,
WHITE 60JD6, ?.MBRJf?Ki?Y, Ito., 4c,
No. 167 Uleetliig-street,
CHARLESTON, 3. C.
J. B. 8 T EEL E. C. C. NOBTH,
A. W. WA UDELL, JR. Kow York.
January 2j Imo
1L.L.IS ?S? CIUSOL.M.
FACTORS, COMMISSION MERCHANTS
WILL ATTEND TO THE PURCHASE, ?ALE AN J
SHIPMENT (to Foreign ind Domestic i'ortm a
COTTON. BICE, LOM BEB AND NAVAL FTOHEi
ATLANTIC WBABE. Charleston, .f. C.
B.wrxi is.,...a. H. cursoi.il
WASTED TU CHARTER.
TWO VESSELS TO LOAD LfrMBEB
fjr Freeport, Haine.
Four Vessels to load Lumber for Monte vi -
Two V?asela to load Lumber for PU'adelphia.
Two VSSMIS to load Lumber for Baltimore.
Four Vessels to load Lumber for Providence and"
Turee Vessels to load Lumber for New York and
Others for European and Vf eat Ind a Ports.
BI?XEY k CBEIOHTON,
February 6_Accommodation Waart,
FOR LIVEHPOOL. ?
THE NEW AND STBICTLY AI SPAN?
ISH Ship PEDRO PLANDOLtf. kian
' OUAL Master, having two-thirds of her car.
> tro engaged and gola* OB board, will load
with dispatch for the above port. . :
For further Freight engagements, apply to
W. P. HALL,
January 28 10_Brown k Co.'g Wharf..
THE FTS8T GLACS DANISH BAHS
KIAMMA FONBBB, KBOOH Master, baring
>part of cargo engaged, will hire displace.
For Freight en ligaments apply ta
WILLIS b CH lb OLM,
January 8 Imo North Atlantic Waar/.
EXCURSIONS AROUND THE HARBOR.
THE FINE, FAST SAILING AND OOM
vFOBT\BLY appointed Yacht BXHANOB
swill resume her tripa to historic points In
?the harbor, and will leave Government
Wharf daily at Ten A. M. and Three P. M.
Fot pasaage apply to 1 HOM AS YOVNG,
December 18 3mo Captain, on beard.
CHARLESTON AND LIVERPOOL STEAMSHIP
THE FIRM-CLASS IBON 80BEW
?8teom?Wp GOLDEN HoBN, B. J.
- BLACKI.D? Commander, ia BOW ready
. to reeaive freight for the above po rt.
For Freight engagements apply to
HOBT. MTJBE k CO.,
January 29_8_BoyaVs Wharf..
FOR N KW YORK.
REGULAS LINEEYERY THURSDAY,
PASSAGE REDUCED TO St J.
f i-Sac? THE STDE WHEEL STEAMSHIP
^JEKSVES MAGNOLIA, Captain M. B. Cnow
-??J^kA?rt w leaTe V?ndorborst'? Wharf
-TJBSBSB?on J'H?E?D??. February'llth, at S
O'clock P. M. BAVEN BL * CO., Agents.
TRAVELERS PASSIM?. THROUGH
CHARLESTON EN BOOTE TO EL OP. LD A, AIKEN
A rid other places, should set fal
to lay in their supplies of PROVIS .
IONS, CLARK!8, CHAMPAGNES
COBDIALS, BRANDIES, WHIS
EIES, WINES, CANNED MEATS, SOUPS, kc
Patea of Wild Game, Deviled Entremets, Ham,
Turks*, Lobster, etc., for Luncheons, bane wichen.
Travelers' Repast, Ac.
49-tjend for a catalogue.
WM. S. COBWIN k CO.,
No. 375 Klng-sereer,
Between Wentworth and Bcaaain,
Charleston. Si C.
Branch of No. 90S Broadna?, corner 20th street,
New York._ October^ .
PACIFIC MAIL. STEAMSHIP CO HIP Vt
nraoc?H IA*m TO
CALIFORNIA. CHINA AND J AP AIS.
FREIGHT AND PASSAGE AT G RE AT LT RM
DUO ED BATES I
t- ?f^tSirm SIEAMEBS OF THE ABOVB
?^St fi i d Hae leave Pier No. 42, North Blver,
i^lffS?Sm^ foot of Oenal-skreet, New Sark, a
13 o'clock noon, of the 1st, Ab, 18th
and 24th of every month lexoept when these datei
fall en Sunday, then the Saturday preceding).
Departure of lat and 24th eonnsct at Panama with
steamers for South Pacific and Central American
ports. Those of 1st teach at Manzanillo.
Departure of 9th ot each m ?nth connects with
the now steam line from Panama to Australia and
Steamship JAPAN leaves Han Francisco fer Cal?
ila and Japan February 4, 1869.
No California, steamers touch at Havana, but gd
direct from New York to AsplnwaU.
One hundred poonda baggage free to each adult,
Medicina and attendance free. ?
For Passaga Tickets or farther information apply
at the COMPANY'S TICKET OFFI0B, en tie wharf,
foot ot Canal-street, North Blver, New York.
Morck 14 lyr F. B. BABY, Agent.
FOR VORTH ? DISTO.
TUE SiEAMEB 8T. HELENA,
Captain JAMES ?. BUHLST, will re
ceive Freight THIS DAT and leave MO?AT MCRN
IK?, at 3 o'clock, and Edisto tame day, at 3 o'clock.
For Freight or Passage apply on board or to
JOHN H. MUBBAY,
The steamer leaves again WXDJTCSDAT Moanna, at
2 o'slock, and Edisto FBXOAT MORNTNO, at half-past 3
o'clock. !. Februarys
FOR BRUNSWICK, GA.
r? -?ifT** h. THE STEAM EB "DI8TAT0B,"
??????Jgj??? Captain L. M. Coxm-jat, will touch
at this point avery Wednesday, leaving savannah, at
Nine A. M., and on her return trip will touch thara
on S. urday Aflernvn, arriving back at Savannah
on Sunday Morning. J. D. AIKEN A 00.,
November 34 . . Agunta.
THROUGH TICKETS TO FLORIDA.
CHARLESTON AND SAVANNAH STEAM PACKET
LINE. VIA EDISTO, ROCKVILLE, BEAUFORT
AND HILTON Ht: AI).
THE ATLANTIS AND ?ULF RAILEO ?0 AND
CONNECTIONS FOB ALL POINTS IN
_ -.IT*"**. TBE FINE, FAST RTE AM EB
aSsStBSS PILOT BUY. Captain Faa** PICK, will
leave Charleston on MO*TM3 and IHUBSDAT Moss
mos at Fight o'slock. Return lag, will leave -?avanaan.
luxsDAY M on? IN o 3 at tight o'clock, and r BID AT
AFTERNOON at Two o'clock, touching at Bdtato on
lncasDAT trip from Charleston, at Klaren A. M.,
and leaving Edisto at Nine A. M , SATURDAYS, on re
The steamer will touch at Blu?lon and Chi bini's,
each way, every two weeks, oommenclna with trip
of January 31st. and at Rockville every THU JUD AT. D
For Freight or Passage apply to
January ll Accommadation Whan.
FOR PALATE A. PLO? HU,
VIA SAVANNAH, Fh BN ANDINA AND JACKSON
- -e?^Js? THK FIB^T-CASS P T E A M EB
?Bags fsTSsTiV DICTATOR, Captain L. M. CoXETTKB,
will sail from Charleston ever.? luesaay Evening, at
Eight o'clock, tor the above points.
The flrst-c'ass Steamer CITY POINT, Captain War.
T. MCNELTY, will lail from Charleston every Satur?
day Evening, ai Eight o'clock, lor above points.
Connecting with the Central Railroad at navannak
for Mobile and New Orleans, and with tho Florida
Railroad at Fernandina for Cedar Keys, at which
point e<samers connect with New Orleans, Mobile,
Pensacola. Eey West and H ? vana.
Tbronuh Bills Lading given for Freight te Mobile,
Pensacola and New Orleans.
Both steamers connecting with H. S. Hart's steam?
ers Oclawaha and Griffin fir Silver Springs and Lakes,
Griffin, Bustis, Harris and Durham.
All freigM u ya ble on the wharf.
Goods not removed at sunset will be stored at risk
and expense of owners.
For Freight or Passage cngagemet t, apply to
J. D. AIKEN k Cu" tueatt,
-outh Atlantic Wharf.
N. B.-No extra charge for Meals and staterooms.
Steamer ' h ty Point will touch at St. Mary's, Ge o.
going and returning each week.
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