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VOLUME VII.-NUMBER 1078. CHARLESTON, S. C., THURSDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY ll, 1869._SIX DOLLARS PER ANNUM
V VJLIV.ilA ?-?
JFIiOM THE STAHE CAPITAL.
THE MILITIA BILL IN THE SENATE-TWO 8ES
SIO>8 PEE ?AT-THE HOUSE AT WOES TN
EARNEST-THE MOUNT PLEASANT FERRY BILL,
[SPECIAL IX LE QB Ail TO DAILY NEWS.]
COLUMBIA, February ll.-THE SENATE was
wronged during the day in a discussion on the
bill to organize and govern the militia. Alter
various motions to consider the bill by sections,
on motion of Leslie, it was referred to the Sen?
ator from Barnwell, with instructions to pre?
pare a substitute, and the samo was made the
special order for Tuesday next.
The bill from the House to incorporate the
Vanclnse Manufacturiu? Company was passed
to a second reading and ordered to be en?
The resolution to have two sessions per day
IN THE HOUSE, th9 bill to incorporate tho
Columbia Building and Loan Association end
a bril incorporating certain societies in the
City of Charleston were read a second time and
ordered to be engrossed.
Knh introduced a bill to establish a ferry
between Hilton Hoad and the mainland.
The bill to amend a' act regulating the keep?
ing and disbursing of funds by certain offi?
cials, and a biU to incorporate the Lake Swamp
Navigation Company, of Horry County, were
passed and seut to the Sonate.
The enacting clause of the bill to authorize
the Recorder of Charleston to hold a police
court was stricken out.
The bill to aid the Mount Pleasant and Sulli?
van's Island Ferry Company was discussed.
The consideiation of section six was pending
when tho House adjourned.
A CE A Z? WOULD-BC ASSASSIN AT THE WHITE
HOUSE-MISSISSIPPI B 2 F O B E THE RECON?
STRUCTION COMMITTEE-THE CASE OF VIRGIN
NIA-QARBE-.T DAVIS ON BOTLEB-CONELINO'S
PRESCRIPTION FOB THE CURRENCY-LOUIS?
WASHINGTON, February ll.-A young woman
named Mary O'Neill was arrested at tho White
Housft to-dty, who said she was sent by God
to assassinate Mr. Johnson. A double-bar?
relled pistol, not loaded, was on her person.
She was evidently crazv.
Grant and Colfax will bo officially informed
of their election on Saturday.
Mudd's pardon will reach him about the
middle of next week.
The Reconstruction Committee's vote on the
admission of Mississippi was : Ayes, Bingham,
Norris, and Payne. Noes, Bontwell, Brooks,
Beck, Beam in, and Farnsworth.
It is confidently asserted that the Senate Ju?
diciary Committee will report to-morrow on
lu the Senate to-day, the bill for a bridgo
from New York to Brooklyn was tabled.
Wilson reported a bill amending tho army
rules and regulations.
Davis presented the following joint resolu?
Resoiccd, That the noisy and disorderly con?
duct of Benj. F. Butler, and other members of
the House, during tho counting of the votes
for President and vice-President, whereby the
said burnetts was disturbed and obstructed, is
ctibreputf.olf to the said B. F. Bailer, and other
represen, ? '.i ves acting with him, and ? wrong
and insult to the people ol the United States.
The resolution went over under the rules.
The bill providing for the execution of judg?
ments in capital cases was passed.
The resolution for printing thc medical and
surgical history of the rebellion was recom
The Senate resumed the consideration of the
Currency bill. Conkling said that he felt satis?
fied that the country must wait for extrication
from financial difficulties until the advent of
the new Secretary of tho Treasury. Several long
speeches wera made.
The bill allowing machinery imported for re?
pairs free of duty was passed.
The House devoted all day to Butler's r?so?
lutions censuring Wade and the Senate. Bing?
ham denounced Butler's conduct and resolu?
The House meets to-night to consider invalid
pensions, and resumes Butler's resolutions in
The Election Committee in the Louisiana
election cont :st will report Simon Jones not
elected, and neither Colonel Hunt nor Menard,
colored, are entitled, because the election was
invalidated by intimidation and fraud.
BND OJ? TUE TREASON TRIALS'.
RICHMOND, February ll.-In tho United
District Court to-day, the District Attorney,
under instr actions from the Attorney-General
inj accordtnee with the President's amnesty,
.ntersd a nolie proseqxi in both indictments
against Jefferson Dav,s, and in those against
Lee, Wade Hampton, Breckinridgo, Long?
street, Wise, Prior, Seddon, Mahone, E.irly
and thirty others. On motion of Robert Ou!d,
the court ordered that the securities on Mr.
Davis' bail bond be discharged from farther
THE REVOLT IN CUBA.
HAVANA, February ll.-Tho insurgents cut
the telegraph between Sagua Ia Grande and
Yilla Clara. The citizens of Yilla Clara were
impressed into the military service. Quesada
has seven regiments, well armed, and much
mosley, but lacked artillery'- The insurgents
have appeared in the jurisdiction of Gui?es,
seven leagues from Sagua la Grande.
A WORD TO TOBACCO DEALERS.-We give a
word of good warning to deal rs in manufac?
tured tobacco that the time for them to di pose
of old stocks ot tax-paid tobacco not packed
and stamped as now required by law is rapidly
expiring. After iho 15: ? instant it will bc a
State's prison offence lor any poison to sell or
offer to tci any smoking, tine-cut chewing to?
bacco or suufiL* if il be not packed and stamp?
ed os the law ri quires. Tho lawful sizes of
package s and ra es of tax ore set forth in
Series 4, No. 8, VLH Record, 65. Holders of
old tax-paid stock may repack it now without
buying stamps, if done iii tho manner speci?
fied in Special No. 63 ( IX Rc.-ord, 5). We call
the attention ot ou?readeis to the ruling in
regard to tho reudiiion of monthly iaveutories
by dealers, required by Section 66. A dealer
cannot be made to pay a fine for not making
such inventory, but assessors are directed tc
examine tho stock of any dealer wbo neglects
or refuses so ?o do, and where stock is found
unstamped to report the same to the collec?
tor for seizure, thereby throwing tho burden
of proof upon the dealer to show his goods rc
be all right. This would be extremely difh
cult for many of thom to do who have held
their stocks lor anv length of time.
[internal Hecenue Record.
WHAT CONSTITUTES A FORTUNE.-"It is nov,
a littlo over four years," sa.\s the Rev. G. W
L^cch, "since it was my good fortune to gel
ono of your machines. It has done a grca
amount of work for ourselves and others; hai
never needed any repairs; and, in our estima?
tion, is now better than a new one of any otho
."-[Letter to Willcox & Gibbs 3. M. Com
JT?OJf THE STATE CAPITAL.
THE CHARLESTON ELECTION BILL TN
CORBIN'S LAST APPEAL.
[FBOM OUB OWX CORBESPONDEST.J
COLUMBIA, S. C., February 10.-Thc pro?
ceedings in the Senate to-day were of an un?
usually interesting character. A few minutes
after thc call to order by tho President and
tho readme: of the journal, Message No. 32
from Lis Excellency the Governor was an?
nounced. All other business was immediately
suspended and the message read. During the
reading the most intense silence prevailed.
The veto, for euch it proved to bo, of thc "Act
to r?;-enact certain acls lending the name and
credit of the State to the Greenville and Co?
lumbia Railroad Company, and to validate
the acion of said company thereunder," was
totally unexpected, anti caused no little dis?
may to thc friends of the measure, both on
the floor of the Senate and in the lobby. Tho
message is q i ?to an elaborate document, and,
after various motions and questions raised as
to the expiration of tho lime allowed by the
constitution for its return, was made the spe?
cial order tor Friday, Februiry 12, ai 1 P. M.
Thc act was handed to the Governor last Satur?
day, and it waa believed by some had becorno
a law from failure to return witbin three days,
the time allowed by tho constitution. Tho fol?
lowing ia thc message :
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLIN-..
R XECUTIVK DEPAKTSIEST.
COLUMBIA, Fi oruary lt), 1809.
To the Senate ff Soutli Carolina :
GENTLEMEN OF TUE SENATE-Ireitirn to tho S-n
ate, lu which it originated, "An act to re- ua. t cer?
tain acts le- dins the mme aod credit cf tho state io
tho Greenville an') <'o',umbia Iiailroai Comi-any, and
to validate :he action ot si d company thereunder,"
without i y signaiure.
"An art to loud the name and credit of thc State
lo th? Greenville and Col um tva iiailroai Company
in thu readjustment i f their de t" was pissoi by
the General Assembly of tb ; state of south Carolina
on tue 28th of January, isoi. more thau a month
alter thc Mate had seeded irom the Union, and
d sclaimed allegia. ce to th? Government of the
United Stares. It provided that the ucmptroller
Geueral -hould endorse the bonds or tho Greenville
and Columoia Railroad Company to the an ouat ot
nine hundred tbou-and dollars, one hundred thou?
sand of wnich sum wa? lJ be applied to tho ex?
tinguishment of a flo', in^ debt, consisting ol notes
and accounts, which :ppo rs to have bee.i u'l the
del t of 'he company outside of tho bonded dobt
that existed at that peno I. The lemaiuing right
hundred thousand wa* for the purpose of guar
anteeing the pu? mont of the principal and interest
of tho bonds ol tho company becoming due in 1862,
1863 and 1861. hy Mibstiiut'ng for ihem bo. e's guar?
anteed hy thc Male; acd for tue security or the Mate,
tbeb md s so tak?n up were to bc dep >sited with the
President of the Bank of the "tate, to "stand as secu?
rity to tho .-tat-, and thereby give thc State the
li- n under the first mortgage, until nil tho bonds
secured by mortgage ?hall be retired " A? a far?
ther security to tue State, it was provided that, af cr
the lapse of three y?ar*' time of the guarantee of thc
bonds referred to, the company was required to set
apart two per cent, per annum on tho amount of
bonds thus guaranteed, to te used in the pureing :
and cancelling of said bonds. It a so prov!'led that
tho Governor of th? State, tho Comptroller-General
and the president cf the company -boola constitute
a t-oard of commissioners far tho management of
said funds, io luvest the same in the bonds of ibe
State or the company when they cm bo obtained.
And in ease th- company failed to comply with those
provision* it wau made the duiy of the Comptroller
Ueocral to repott the fact to the Legislature who
were directed to eaforco ? compliance with them in
such ? au ocr os it muy deem expedient. 'Jlie iou. th
secionof the act lurcher provided (hit if the said
Greenville and Columbia Railroad Company ?houtd
fail io pay any of tho bonds at miturity, tho Gover?
nor ot the state shoulj notify the solicitor ot' the cir?
cuit in which ih? comoany had its place ot burmese,
who should immediately file a bid in tho Court of
Equity to enforce thc lieu of the State, ? ??eh cou.-t
should appoint a receiver, order a sale of tho read
and all the property and effects of ?he company, and
otherwise decree as may be best to protect the inter
eat of the State.
It will thus be seen that in tbo-e turbulent true?,
when tho Confederate Slates required every assist?
ance m transportation, kc, to meet the exigencies
of the war, tuc legislators of that period felt it their
da' (o place the most prudent and wholesome
guards and restrictions, so that the interests of tho
State might bo ptctected while granting the re?
quired aid to the Greenville and Columbia Railroad
lu 1866, under the Provisional Government, the
Lo.ts'.ature was cal.ed ui-.-n to alter ard amend the
loregOLig act, so at not only to reaffirm its provis?
ion? endorsing the bonds and debt ot the load to the
oi'cji ot nine hundred thousand dollars, but, In
addition, to give the endorsement of tho State to the
I certificates of indeotedneas of the company, issued
I for the payment of their interest, to the full amount
which had accrued from the Lilting of the oond',
ano lc accrue up to January 1,1868, to thc amount
of three hundred and fl'ty thousand dollars- these
certif?cales, iu all respects, being similar in chanc?
ier to the bonds of the company, with interest at
seven per cent., payable se.iii-innuilly, aod runnir r
sot moro than twenty years. Still further, in a<" .
rdon, ti.ere wag another provision for th ? endois??
ment by the State ot bonds to c 3vor a floating debt
of the company, then du?, of seven hundred ar.d
Arty thousand oollars, principal and interest The
Legislature, h >wever, re-trietc i theamount of bonds
to be issue! to the tates of one to three of the debt,
masing the additional responsibility of the "tate for
the company two hundred and fifty thousand dollars,
a d the entire amount endorsed, and tor he pay?
ment of which the state is responsible, ouo million
five hundred thousand dollars.
It will thus be seen that the company, from 1861.
when the . oniederato Legislature cave the indorse?
ment of ihe state to its bonds, has not paid a doliar
or tts debt, principal or interest, but hanb-eii an?
nually accumu ating a floating debt, designated in
the a t of 1866 as a "oond debt, for which oo mort?
gagor other lien bad been created "amounting to six
hundred thousand dollars; au.l, notwithstanding thc
extraordinary -..mount of business the ro id must have
had during the war in ruc :r.iD=? oration of troop
aud of mil ti ry uto-e-, it show - that it was spending
every year upwards of o ie hundred and twenty-five
thousand dolors mo. o than it earned.
i he bill ot 1869, cow un-1er consideration, eiv3s
the Btnciion of tho Legislature to the acts above re
cited, wherein I fail to seo anything to encourage a
hope of the solve icy of the road, ortho ao.u.ity cf
thc "tale for thc amount for which its ind ir-o-i.ent
has bee . given; but, on the contrary, the coi, viet.ot;
is forced upou mc that it wi;l even tu illy have to pay
both the piincipal and accumu ated interest ot the
bonds thus indorsed. Rut the bill goes still further
th n tho acts to which it professes tu bo au amend?
ment, and provides for the indorsement by the stale
of the bonds of the company to moet 'he in.crest
that accrued between January 1 and July 1. 1868,
still more decidedly demonst ating the inability of
the company to meet the in tore.-t upon itt debt; and
tte inference is unavoidable that similar applica?
tions for assistance will bo pcriodicilly made to the
Legislature as the company's interest becomes due
or its floating debt becomes unmanageable. W..ether
lt arises Lom tho fact that the section of country
which is traver*od bv the road is insufficient to sup?
port it, or from the neglect or incompetency of those
having thc management of us affairs, the fact is
patent that it does not earn money enough to pay the
iutere.: on the debt which it asks the State to in?
dorse aud guarantee
The legislation of 1866 and 1863 is especially objec?
tionable, inasmuch aa it endorses a debt contracted
during i he war, which ls speci?o Dy prohibited by
article IX, fcet-.cn 16 of thc coustitutioo, declaring
that "no debt contracted by this state in behalt of
thc tate lebelliou, in whole or ic part, sha 1 ever bo
paid" A ad although the company may claim that
the Confederate Government did not pay them for
their survie s, or that the funds which they received
therefor bec .me worthless at ihe close ol'the war, the
provision of tho constitution is not the less prohib?
iting on that aceouui. I do not wish to bo under?
stood as desiring tc interfere between parties-indi?
vidual or incorporate-who coctr-c ed obligations
during tho war; but when those pa tics attempt to
involve thc state, as endors ec or gui lantci of such
obligation.?, it lb my d .t y to remind our legis au irs
of the constitutional pr 'Visions winch >cs.r et their
acucu. 'J be act of If Cl I regard UB void and of nou
efl"?,ct. ai it was passed by a body of men organized
in violation of the laws ol th? laud, ard actina nuder
the authority of those who were engaged iu levyii
war against thc tinted State?, 'Io tne upholding
and prosecution of that wer the Legislature of 1*61
devoted all its efforts and ?nergie*, and imm diatc y
succeeding the act granting aid to the G rc; tn iii" and
Columbia hailroad t.ompany may be lound tho
act to authorize tho formation ot a new vd
unteer company to be called the Chester Rifles.
Upon this act o'f 1861, both the act cf 1866 and that
of 1869, ut pres. nt under consideration, are based,
as bulb are amendatory thereto. To approve of (his
act would bc to nive force and validity to ilinaci?n
ot a body not recognized by thc Constitution ot this
State or of the United State*, and would lie iu direct
violation of the ordinance ot thc Const itu i iob.il Con?
vention which ordained -that all acts or pretended
acts oflegislati -u purpottiug lo have been parsed by
tho Gene: al As'emHy of the Slate since the MMe d-iy
of December, 186", pledging thc faith and credit of
the Mate ?or the bcrtcflt >ji any eorporate body or in?
dividuals, are hereby de ar d iuoperati ve until ihe
General Assembly hi all assemble aud ratify the
same. And it 6ball bc the uuty ot the General As?
sembly, at its first s -fsiou ai .er the passage of thia
ordinanee. to attend to tbi sime." Even hid it
been the intention ol thc convention to give valid ly
and force to this anil sinai ur acts cf ihe Confed rate
Legislature, which is Tar ir. m benin e'ear, the pros*
cut Lcgirlatures, by permitting a se sion toiniei
veite after ti e passage of the ordinance, without ut
t.i.ding to the duty itJwpoHd upon them, have lost
the opportunity or doing to, and Jhe pert
pigged away from them forever.
I recognize in the Greenville and Columb
road a useful and important ageist in the devot
of tbe resources of what is rapidly beean
most p.-pulous and pi osperous portion ot th
Valuable assistance might be safely render?'
compaav by ? new aet, giving the State e
ment, under proper resnotions, to Its i
bonded debt, and etnbodyine such conditi
would make the company leel its retponsibill
ig understood by corporations or individual*
that is necessary to s teure the success o
sobemos i? to present a t ill to the Legislara
bracing whatever provi iou* they may deer.
' conducive to their interests, and by assiduo
bying and other questionable ro-ans J
thiough, the .'.tate capitol will be constantly i
with the paid ?gents and advocates of ?very c
able project by which speruUtors m y hopi
tain control ol the people's money.
The present managers uf the Greenville ?
lumbla Railroad, by their course beretotori
given ail indication of what may be expectoi
them hereafter. Periodical appllc it ons to th
cral Astembly wt?l be made aa their debts I
! due. until they will have accumulated to si
amount as to become utterlv unmanageable,
the company will be icrced into bankrupt
liquidation, leaving to the State the respooi
of its heavy debt, and a worn out railroad, not
one-half tue sum lor which it is mortgaged,
ihn debt al the road is re?u!art> and rapidly ii
ia?, its value is steadily dimini3"ing. lu a j
two at moa-, the track will <erelaid with new :
a very heavy expenditure, and we have every ;
to expect thai the .--(ate will again be applied
assistance in this new emergency.
Every augmentation of the dabt of the Sit
juriously afleas its credit aud paralyzes Ita en?
while it increases tho burden et the tax-payer,
therefrie, incumbent upon tbose liam g the > i
ot the pmbl.c treasure to guard it with jealou
lance-; and as the Chief Executive of tho stat*1
made my duty to s- e that the constitution ts
fained and the laws faithfully executed. The .1
der consideration professe-? to be an amend m
an act based upon what purports to bo an ac
l?gislative body not recognized by this govern
both on the ground* of unconstitutional ty ai
expediency, 1 feel compelled to withhold my a
and 1 therefore respectfully return it to the ?
H i th ut my signature.
HOB tur K. SCOTT, (Joven
The Senate, thoa, on motion of Mr. Co
resumed the consideration of the Chark
Mr. Corbin requested tho reading of a
mumcation which appeared in thc Charle
Courier, over the sign at ure of Venue
object, he said, in having that communie:
read was to show that the party who wro
as weil as a largo number of citizen
Charleston, seemed to be persistent in ma
statements which he au I they ought to 1
aro not true. He believed tho citizen
Char.eston who had signed tho memorial,
ting that the ease was now iu tbe courts,
been misled in malling the statement, 1
the simple n ason they bad not eo .suited
records of the Supreme Court to know how
The quo warranto, he said, had been dis
tinned during the session of tho Supr
Court. According to the laws ot South C
lina a discontinuance of a cause in the na
ot the case is an end of it. lt cannot bo ta
up again. He woulu leave it to tho Senate
to thc people io decide whether, under ll
circumstances, they have not been mis
The preta of Charleston have not scruple
say anything that common decency would
low them to say with rospoct to his coursi
tho Senate. He only referred toit, bowe
becauso it had refcrenco to tho memorial
fore the Senate, and also becauso it had rc
euee to his own veracity.
Hamey. Did not tho senator, as solici
refuse to take out a writ of gup warra
cither in chambers or before tho court ?
Mr. Corbin. We might have takon out a v
of quo warran'o before the Supreme Co
but refrained from courtesy to that tribu
They-intimatcd to us very pleasantly that
should KO first to tho court bolonv.
Having said this much in explanation, 1
Corbin proceoded with the discussion ot
bill. He had presented it, bc said, becauso
believed it just and right. It ivas to info
the constitutional rights aud privileges of
people of Charleston. Those rights and pr 1
leges aro, that they shall have thu right
elect their own Mayor and Aldermen; ll
their determination at tho ballot-box waa to
respected; that the parties they shall sol
and elect to office shall go into office. Tins
a question that lies at the foundation of c
civil government, namely, that the peoplo sh
mle. The constitution says, in nil eleetic
by tho people, tho parties who receive t
highest number of votes shall bo elected. I
wo wont further aod said, tbeso parties sb
be inducted into office on the Monday follc
iug the election. The olection was had; c
tein parties received a majority of the votes ca
That evidence waa .returned, and tho Ma}
and Aldermen by law were required to rece
and declan' tho result aud induct the part
into office. P'd the Mayor do it as provid
in thc seventh section of the act? No; ho ji
abut himself up and saul there is a proti
against this election, and I am not going to
anything. He said to the parties and to t
people of Charleston who had gone thron
an election, "I am in office and I havo Ibo ke
of this office." Somebody handed him a pi
test, and he would not declaro tho eleen
What right had he to consider a protest at a
lhere is no authority in thc act for him
consider a protest. There is no such word
.'protest'' in the act. That man knows bett
than anybody else why he held on to tb
office. Un the day of election wo find him
the street, up at Mr. Pillsbury's house, m t
presence of two thousand poople, saving
them, "You have elected Mr. Pillsbury May<
I shall bo your Mayor until Monday next, wh
I shall have the extreme pleasure of mductii
your Mayor into office I" That is what he aa
to that largo concourse of people on the day
olection. Well, wbut happens ?
He saw a great licht, or else his mind w
clouded with darkness, becauso the very ne
day bo said to the public: "We will not tl
clare the election." Why ? Because thi-ro bi
been a protest handed in. Somo of his fricn
gathered around him aud said: "Such a thi:
i is not known to the law. You must deda
tho election." "Well," said he, "1 cannot d
clare it, for somebody disputes that there h
been au election, l here bas not been a prop
election. Ho would nof declare too ele
tion." He gathered the board ot Aide
men und placed before them some goner
chartes, and it was conceived by that set
gentlemen that a case h id arisen such as wi
not provided for in sectiou 7 of the act. Not
the act says: "When tho seats of a amajon
of thc persons voted for aro contosted." Noi
tho Mayor, in his report, says it was s prote
and not a contest. The Board of Aldormc
slarted out with a wilful miscoutruction of tl
law. aNo such case as a contest had arisen.
But Ur. Clark and his Board of Alderme
met and he say:? to them : "Gentlemen, th
thing is protested. Hore ia a very gravo au
and solemn matter. Fifteen hundred citizet
of Charleston (all of the defeated party) ha\
como forward and protested against thc clo
tion." They had an examination, and then stn
they would cull it a contest. They wanted 1
call it something like the last sentence in th
section (section seven). They then conclude
to call it a contest and examine the matte
What did they find? After two weeks' exam
nation th>-v established tho fact that thc mani
gers ot election had conducted it as well 1
they knew'bow. They had thres days ri
gistratiou; hud conducted it iu tho most cari
ful manner; had registered alt tho voters i
Charleston who wore able to rogistcr.
They had rejected all not cn'itled to registe:
On tho day ot the 8l03tion they had conducte
tho election, received the votes of all entitle
to vot , and rejected none eutitl. d to rot?
Election day passed off. Thc next day the
couutcd the votes and sent in their return!
There were certain informalities that came t
Ugntiu tho investigation. For instance, tito
found that tho ma?anera in ?mc or two pn
ciuets had not required thc oath of every volta
They had thought it unnecessary to t.dte th
oath of partu s icgistcred whom they knew
They thought that oath was simaly to identif,
the voters. Il' they diel nut know them the;
made them take tho oath. Notice this fac?
It did not appear that anybody wno was regis
tered and had a righi to vole was proveotd
from voting, or that anybody waa excluded
from registration who was entitled lo register
So that although there may havo beeu a seem
inn departure from thc law in no: rcqnirin)
the oath, it was not a departure in substance
but on.y in form. This non-sub.-cn bing of tb
oath was the great bugbear-the great in lor
mality, as it turned out in tho proof-upoi
which they said we declare the election void
Mind, they never proved that any nun en
titled to vote had been refused the tx-.rcisi
ot that privilege
Senator Corbin then reviewed the proceed
inss before the Supreme Court and tho writ o
mandamus erranted by thar bodv. The Aciini
lioard of Aldermen, in their reply to the per
em pt 01 y writ of the Supremo Court, d?clar?e
precisely what ia announced in the preamble
of rho bill. Tho court,of course, did not lintier
take to cay this mau or that man was elected
but commanded the Board of Aldermen to de?
clare the electioi. The court could Dot aav
this or that man was elected bnt they had the
power to say to rnbhc officers ero on and do
your duty aa the law requires. The board
made declaration, in obedience to the writ of
mandamus, ani declared v. ho had received the
highest number ot votes, and the constitution
says tho patty receiving the highest number of
voles is elected.
It appears from thc report of the commitlee
that tho illegalities complained of in this elec?
tion are simply >nfartsahties. They do not
.touch the substance of the election or effect ita
results, aud they are such omissions as are
likely to bappon in the conduct of any election,
it now remains to inquire wnother the General
Asaom bly will not,in view of all the circumstanc?
es, pass an act of oblivion and put an end to
the strife. The Supremo Court has virtually
settled the law of tho case, when they sav to
tho Board of Aldermen, "You have certified an
insufficient cause for Betting aside tho elec?
tion." L'hc informalities complained ot woro
all set forth in general terms lu thc return of
the Acting Board of Aldermen to tho al?
ternative writ of mandamus. The court nec?
essarily considered the same, and it they had
been buch as to make the election void the
peremptory writ could nevor havo been grant?
ed. The return of che Mayor and Aldermen,
mado on thc 20th of January to the Supreme
Court, which (.eel ired tho result of the elec?
tion, was a decision, and that decision the
act itself, unJcr which the' were proceeding,
declares shrill be binding upon all parties.
Wo simply ask tho Legislature now to enforce
its own laws. It is true it is a special case bo
fore thia General Assembly, but the law has
worked out this rosult. We have a declaration
of ch" election, and yet the Acting Mayor and
Aldermen of tho City of Charleston reiuse to
carry il into execution. Ido not desire to re?
peat what I have already ou previous occa?
sions said on thij question. 1 have shown on
a previous occasion that this proposed actis
nothing now under the suu. But the history
of kgislation in S.mtu Carolina is full of ex?
amples like this. I have already called ?our
attention to the tact thal in 1815 the Legisla?
ture validated the election and ordinances
of tho City of Charleston for ton years:
also that in 186G tho Legislature validated
tho election of Timmonsvillo, and declared the
same to be as valid as though held at the time
and under the provisions of existing laws. I
cow call your attention to tho f.ict that tho
special session of tho Legislature in 1886, hy
similar acta, validated tho elections at Mount
Pleisaut, at Moul!ri3ville, anil at Darlington.
Tho General Assembly, also, in 1831, validated
thc election of militia officors in thc Counties
of Clarendon and Sumter. Th eso olections
were not held at tho time nor in the mannor
provid d for by law, yet iho Legislature, in
consideration of all the circu nu lances, we sup?
pose, exorcisms' a wise discretion, considered
it was best lo declare these elections valid
lather than to order now elections.
Illus it will bo seen that wo havo numerous
precedents for thia bill. I have cited but a
few that are tobe found in the statutes of the
State, but sufficient certainly to satisfy tho
Senate that this bill is not original with mc,
or new to the people of this State.
Mr. President. I as a citizen of Charleston
desire peace. The people of Charleston desiro
peace. This contest has already continued
too long, and with great danger to tho public
peace. Business has boen suspended; capi?
talists have suapen lcd their operations;'
busincsa has been paralyzed, and it is time
that there should bo an end of strife. In view
of all these things, and in view of the fa-t
that it is shown that there has been a legal
determination of this clo tion, I call upon
the General Assembly to pass ibis bill.
Senators Cain and Leslie followed in reply.
Tho quostion rc-ctirrod on agreeing lo tho
substitute offered by tho senator from Barn?
On motion of Wright, tho substituto waa or?
dered to lio on tho table.
Cum moved to substitute for tko pieamble
and bill a bill to ouablo tho citizens of Charles?
ton to hold au election for Mayor and Alder?
Mr. Leslie moved to lay tho motion of tho
senator from Chatlcstoa on the table.
Cain called for tho yeas and nays, which
were takou, aud resulted as follows :
Yeas-Allen, Corbin. Dickson, Duncan,
Greene, Hoyt, Hayes, Hiyoe, Jillson, Leslie,
Lunnev, Montgomery, Maxwell, Nash, Swails
Nays-Barber, Cain, Owens, Rainey, Beid,
Rodgers and Wimbu3h-7
So thc motion of tba s nitor from Charles?
ton waa ordered to lio on the taulc.
Tho question was taken on agreeing to the
preamble and decided in tho affirmative.
Tue bill wae then taken up by sections, and
after being amonded, as stated in telegrama to
THE NEW.*, was pass >d by the following vote :
Yeas-Allon, Corbin, Dickson, Greene, Host,
Havca, Hayne, inls in. Leslie. Lunney, Mont?
gomery, Maxwell, Nash, Swaile and Wright
Nays-Barbar, Cain, Oreos, Reid and Wim?
Cain gavo notice that he will enter a protest
to bo recorded in tho journal against the pas?
sage of the bill.
Raincy, from the Committee on Finance, to
whom was ieferred the petition of the City
Council of Charleston, praying the Genoral
Assembly to validate an act providing for the
assessment and taxation of proi etty, ratified
by the City Council on the ?JGch of January,
18C9, reported back the same, with a recom?
mandation that the prayer of the petitioners
be granted, and accompanied by a bili to au?
thorize the City Council of Charleston to levy
certain taxes for tho fiscal year. Tho bill re?
ceived ita first roadiug, waa or.lerei for a
second reading and consideration to-morrow,
and to be printed.
There was little of intore3t in the House
proceeding*, beyond what haB already been
telegraphed to THE NHWS.
TUE LAST OF AX ATROCIOUS MILI?
TARY MU RD SR.
Surrmdrr or.Hrrj. Surratt'j Body by the
Military-Disinterment and Appear?
ance of the Ucmalns-Preservation of
the Drcaa- Ueintvrmcnt at Mount Uli
A Washington letter of tho 9th inst., to the
Baltimore Sun, aaya :
The order for tho disinterment of Mrs. Sur
ratt was obtained from tho President by Rev.
J. A. Walter, pastor of bt. patrick's Church,
at ton o'clock this morning, and was immedi?
ately placed in the Lauds of General George
D. Ramsay, commandant of the Washington
arsenal. iPositivo orders wero given that all
show and parade on tho occasion was to be
avoided. General Ramsay detailed Major Hill
of the army to superintend tho disinterment.
Mrs. Surr?tt's body, together with tboso of
the other assassination conspirators, hating
been somo time aito remov. d from the gravea
nuder the ecaff jlding, whero thev wore origi?
nally interred, were reintcrred beneath the
flagging of ono of tho store-rooms of the old
peuitcmiary building, and the coffins were ar?
ranged in the following orJor, beginning at
the north wall, viz : Mrs. Sur.att, Payne, Her?
old. Atzerodt, Wirz, the "Andersonville jailer."
and Booth. Tho locality of this place Ol burial
was not known to nure" tuan twenty persona
nu1 il to-d'y. In accordance with ord.-rs Major
HUI superintended tba work uf ex'iuinug,
which was done by a gang of several work?
men under tho direction of Mr. Tatspaugb,
ono of the foremen, l'hc grave or pit in wit cia
all of tho bodies wero placed ?ide by sido is
apparently about eighteen feet long and eight
feet wide, and ab mt s x foot deep. Tho earth
waa aeon thr ltro out and thu coffin was taken
up. lu digging down, the cofli.i of Payne,
wnich adjoined that of Mrs. Surratl, was dis?
closed, AI 3 o'clock tho cufun was taken ont
and bunded over to Mr. Bichar? Harvey, un?
Hie only person? present atibe disinter?
ment beside tho workmen, were Kev. Father
Walter, of St. Patrick's Church; .Mr. Tounery,
a friand of tho family; Major Hid and Mr. Har?
vey. Thc box 'jontainiuy the remains was of
rough pine boards. Upou thc top waa ;i strip
of wood, painted white, with thc name "Mrs.
Surratt' painted upon it in black Ietter3.
'tho box was opened, and although the body
was somewhat decomposed, it was not offju
sive. The dress, gaiters and black silk bow at
tho neck wero all in a perfect a tato of preser?
vation. The hair waa al-o perfectly preserved
and did not seem to have been disarranged in
in the least. A steel arro* pin with which
Annio Surratt fastened the bow about uer
mother's neck, just before she was led to exe?
cution, was also m placo. A lock of tho hair
waa clipped off far Annio Surratt :it her own
requojt. Upon examining Miv. Snrratl's feet
it wis discovered that tue ro.e with which
her feet were tied just before the drop fell had
disappeared, and this at first occasioned some
remark; but tbose who witnessed the execu?
tion will remember that when Mrs. Surratt
was cut town the rope became loosened and it
was thrown aside.
The remains were immediately placed in
another box and taken to Mount Olivet C abo?
lie Cemetery, where the remains were placed
in a vault. The remains will be to-morrow
morning transferred to a new burial case. I lie
transfer will be made in the presence of Annie
Surratt, and her brother Isaac, and oue or two
intimate friends of the family. The remains
will be interred in their final resting place at
two o'clock. Tho ceremonies will consist only
of v .-aaing the burial service of the Catholic
Church. Rev. Father Walter will officiate, and
the ceremony will be conducted in strict pri?
A review of Mrs. Surratt's conviction, sen?
tence, death and burial ?nay not be uninterest?
ing; at this time. It will be remembered p.ho
was convicted by the military commission of
which General Hunter wan president, at the
arsenal, in the summer of 1865, of being one of
the conspirators for the assassination of Pres?
ident Lincoln o>i the 14th of April of that year,
and suffered death by hanging, in accordance
with the sentence ot the commission, in the
arsenal grounds, on the G th of July following.
Immediately after the ?xecution her remains,
wi ttl those of Payne, Herold and Atzerodt, exe?
cuted at the same time, were placed in com?
mon boxes and interred in graves near the
scaffold, ber body being at the north end of the
row, and the others adjoinmg her remains in
the order named above. In the box with each
body there was also placed the name of the
party, enclosed in a bottle.
The body of Sooth was also buried near
there-that is, inside the old penitentiary
building, near the main door of the warden's
residence. The burial of Booth was quietly
made, in the presence of Secretary Stanton.
General Lafayette C. Baker and two of his of?
ficers, and Colonel Benton, commandant of the
arsenal, and after tue gravo had been filled and
a portion of tho bricks relaid over it, the win?
dows ot the svareroom wore boarded up and the
door locked, Socretary Stanton taking the key.
The body of VVirz, the commander at Ander
Bonville, was placed in tho yard adjoining the
body of Atzerodt. For Borne time the bodies
were allowed to remain in this position. A
wooden fencs was erected around the graves,
and a wooden bead-board, with the name
of tho person buried below, placed at each
In the fall of 1867, when the demolition of
the penitentiary building was determined on,
it became necessary to remove th: bodies, and
they were buried in tho warehouse known as
No. 1 (tho sec md buildiug below the principal
office), the bodies being placed uuder the
frigging as .lated ab .vc. Mis. Surratt's was
laid next to thc north wall ot thc building, and
tho others adjoining in the following; order:
Payne, Herold, Atzorodt, Wirz and Booth.
There tbc bodies all have remained until to?
day. Sinco the interment of tho remains in
this house it has not been u*od, being kept
closed at all times. The locality of thc last
place of burial has been carefully concealed.
AFFAIRS IN THE STATE.
Tho Marion Crescent s ?ys: "Jim Bird (negro)
was shot on Sunday morning last in Mr.
(.eorge Edwards'garden, in the ace of stoaling
vegetables. A load of shot enter d the leg aud
foot, making au ugly wound. It is thought
that amputation may bo necessary."
Mr. To!. Porry, airaigned for murder of Wil?
son Abney, has bcj.i acquitted, the jury
bringing in a verdict of not guilty after only a
tow minutes' absence
Edgetlold Courthouse held its town election
on Tuesday, tho second instant, resulting in the
choice of the iollotving gentlemen : Intendant
Mr. T. W. Carwile. Wardens-Messrs. D. It.
DunBoe. C. A. Cheathom, D. W, Christian and
S. B. Gr.ffin.
Tho election for township officers in Edge
field, on the second instant, resulted as fol?
lows : For Seloctmen-John Huiet, William
Lott, Bennet Holland. Surveyor-J. M. McGee.
Constable-H. B. Feaster. Cleik-E. H. Young
Thc reoently elected officers of Horse Creek
Township, which embraces Graniteville, are as
follows : Selectmen-VV. B. Samuels, Jos. G.
Thorpe and Georgo Kelly. Clerk-B. W.
Hard. Constable-John B. Prescott. Survey?
or-John L. Branch.
The public meeting at Newberry Courthouse
in reference to securing an extension of tho
tolegrapn line to mat plato, has been post?
poned to the 18th instant.
'1 ho following offlcors for Newberry County
havo been appointed and confirmed by tho
Senate : Assessors-W. H. Houseall, John Ki
nard, John Coate, E. B. Kingimore, 8. P. Ki
nard. Treasurer-T. P. Slider. Auditor-S.
Tho Democrat says : "Mr. E. li. Strober, a
Northern gent loman of capital and enterprise,
has pnrcbasod near Florence, ono hundred and
eleven acres of land for the purpose of '.-aising
poultry. For carrying on his enterprise. Mr.
Strober will bring on several Gannan fami?
Of Bale-day in Conwaj boro' Hie Sentinel Bay?:
"Few larger assemblages bavo met iu Horry
since the war. Tho day was fair, and business
brisk. The sheriff sold several tracts of land,
some at a mere nominal value, others at fifty
cents per aere, more or less."
The township e'cction in Spartanburg on
Monday resulted as follows : Selectmen -
Joseph Foster, J. H. (?vms and J. Vf. Carlisle.
Town Clerk-T. J. Elford. Surveyor-J. B.
Tolleson. Town Constable-Henry Abbot.
J. M. Dennis, Eaq., of BiehopviUe, has re?
ceived the appointment of magistrate for that
The sentence of death passed at the late
term of the Sumter sessions upon Cain Cash
and Aleck Behn, freedmen, for burglary, has
been comn.uted by Governor Scott to two
years in the penitentiary for the former, ?nd
one year for the latter.
The Phoenix says : "We aro officially inform?
ed that Governor Scott hos relieved W. B.
Johnston, Esq., from any further responsibi.i
ties as mng:Btrate.
The residence of tho Misses Elmore, corner
of Camden and Bull-streets, was entered by
robbers on Tuesday ni "'ht, and a variotv of
articles carried off. The robbers also set fire
to the building, but it was extinguished before
any serious damage was done."
-An American citizen, who was in the
Theatre of Villanueva on the evening of the
22d ult., and witnossed the riot and massacre
in tho streets of Havana that evening, says
that the origin of the outburst was the shoot?
ing of a -young woman. Ho savs: "A very
beautiful girl, the daughter of Aldama, one of
thc wealthiest and most noble of a'l Cubans,
wore upon her loft breast tho American flag,
with tho inscription, 'Long live the Republic
of Cuba' upon it. When that stirring song
was being sung, thc whole audience rose and
cheered tins young woman, and os she rose lo
acknowledge thenalule-ill eyes were now bent
upon her-a low, mean, cowardly Spaniard shot
her with a revolver, killing her instantly. Two
American gentlemen occupied the box adjoin?
ing Senorita Aldama, whoso names I do not
know, but one uf whom, fleeing tho pistol
pointed at the young lady's breast, drew his
revolver, and a second after the Spaniard had
fired, blew tho lop off tho hoad of tho coward?
ly assassin. Instantly the whole thoatro wai
Ibo scene of the grc.vtest confusion, and the
Spanish troops rushed in and began firing
upon thc masses of thc buddled-togatber, u??
ar aicd innocent mon and women."
-Hobart Pasha, now thc Turkish Admiral
ran tho blockado of Charleston twelve tiroes
it ie said, under very dangerous circumstances
He afterwards, it will be remembered, publish
ed a book cf reminiscences, entitled "Nevei
Bought." When tho Uussian Ambassador at?
tempted to retain him at Constantinople re
cently, to prevent his service against the Ero
sis, he presented him with a copy of bis bool
MARSHALL- DOWNS.-January 20th, at Waco,
Texas, JOHN F. MARSHALL, formerly of Charl**
ton, to Miss JOSIE L., daughter of Major W. W.
DOWNS, of th? former placo.
Southwestern Railroad Bank.
BANS HAU, February 9, 1869.
At a meeting of the Board of Directors of the
bank, a letter from Mr. James Rose was read, de?
clining re-election as President of the bank, where?
upon the following resolution-; were unanimously
* Resolved. That the resignation of the Hon. James
ROBS as President ol the Bank be respectfully ac?
Resolved, That in the retirement of Mr. Rose from
the Presidency of the Southwestern Railroad Bank,
which position he has fibed during a period of
thirty years, this board has lost a faithful and effi?
Resolved, That our warmest acknowledgements
are hereby dne and tendered him for valuable ser?
vices rendered during hts prolonged administra?
tion, and that he has our best wl-hes for his future
Resolved, Ih&t w? congratulate the stockholders
cf tbe road and bank on still retaining his matured
and wise counsels in their respective boards. ?
Resolved, That a cony of these resolutions be sent
to Mr. Rose, and the same be published in the daily
From the Minute s. JNO. C. COCHEAN,
?-SOUTH CAROLINA LOAN AND TRUST
COMPANY.-Tho Books of this Company win be
opened TRIS DAT, from 12 to 2 o'clock, at the Ball j
over the Bank of Charleston, for a subscription of
Fifty per cent, lu cash will be required at the time
GEORGE S. CAMERON,!
A. s. JOHNSTON, I Commis
L. D. MOWRY. f monera.
J. UL BLAKELT, J
?-CONSIGNEES PER STEAMSHIP
CHARLESTON, from New York, are hereby notified
that sho is discharging cargo at Alger's Wharf THIS
DAT. Goods remaining on the wharf at sunset will
bo stored at expense and risk of owners.
JAMES ADGER tc CO.,
February 12 1 Agents.
JW NO TICE. -THREE MONTHS AFTER
this dote, application will be made to the South Car?
olina Railroad and Bank, for renowal of CERTIFI?
CATE No. 2768, dated April 27th, 1868, for Fifty
whole Shares in the said Companl s. The original
being lost. I. D. WILSON.
February 12 lamo3mor
?- ANNOUNCING THE DEMISE OF OUR
late and lament, d partner, Mr. MORRIS SELIG
MAN, which took place on tho "th instant, we state
that in accordance with the articles of Copartner?
ship the firm undergoes no change.
GEORGE A. HOPLE7 & CO.
February 10 3
MW RECEIVER'S NOTICE.-THE UNDER
SIGNED, having been appointed Receiver of the
late firm rf DAWSON it BLACKMAN, hereby gives
notice that all claims against said Arm must be pre?
sente l to biol, and all persons indebted must make
payment to JNO. T. HUMPHREYS,
January 13 No. 27 Broad-street
?-J. 8. MARUN (LATE GROBER &
it MITIN), will bc pleased to see hie friends and en*,
terners at WM'. S. CORWIN ir CO, No, 275 King
street, between Wentworth and Beaufain.
MW THE CELEBRATED. W. S. C. CLUB
BOUSE GIN, pure, soft and unequalled-W. S. COR?
WIN & CO., Sole Agents. Medical men of the high?
est standing acknowledge that Gin, in i's pure state,
has great medical properties. We therefore place
the CLUB HOUSE GIN before tho public with tbe
greatest confidence, and more particularly to those
who uso it medicinally, as au article that only re?
quires to bc known to be properly appreciated.
49- $1 60 per bottle. $16 per case.
?-THE EXTENT TO WHICH LHE ADUL?
TERATION of Liquors is carried on in this coun?
try makes it the duty of the purchaser to investi?
gate the merits of the article offered for sale. It ia a
well known fact that many of the Brandies, Wines,
fcc,, are manufactured from ir're nen Extracte, Essen
tiJl Oils and Alcohol, which i* poisonous, thereby
causing many injurious effects.
Ibo public is justly suspicious of nearly every,
thing put up for salo under the name of Liquors, and
the trade has been brought into disrepute, and in
order to lnsur ? to those who desire a Puro Article, it
is only necessary for us to say that we Import Direct
all Brandies, Wines and Gins, and warrant them per
fecilypure os originally imported. *
All Bottled Liquors bearing tbe hbols of W. 8.
CORWIN it CO., can bo relied upon as befng pore.
?-Pnrchasors should no'ice that the Paper Cap
over the cork is not broken. We pay for Bottles that
have our labels on, One Dollar per dozen, when re?
tar LO d.
?-ALL ARTICLES SOLD FROM THE
establishment of WM. S. CORWIN & CO., No. 276
K ng-street, between Wentworth and Beaufain, are
of the FIRST QUA LI CY. They sell no goods but what
can be warranted as PURL AND GENUINE. This is
an e ?tabli? bed fact.
US-BUY YOUR TEA AND COFFEE FROM
KKIETEfc CHAPMAN, corner King and Radcliffe,
streets, and get a better article for the same money
than at any other establishment in tho oity.
November 14 Brnos
?-WE ARE CONSTANTLY RECEIVING
from the Moyune Districts of China the choicest
chops of GREEN AND BLACK TEAS of new reasons,
which are unrivalled for their strength and delicacy
?f flavor. We warrant our TEAS to be pure and un
adulterated, and to give general satisfaction. As we
are constantly in receipt of largo cargoes of Teas, we
are enabled to offer to the public the finest chops at
aprico that many dealers offer inferior Tea at. A
trial and comparison will at once prove th:s asser?
tion, and it only remains for the public to judge for
themselves. WM. S. CORWIN ic CO.,
_No. 276 King-street.
40*THE INCLEMENT SEASON, AND ITS
effects on the weak and feeble. Thc drafts which
searching cold makes upon thc vital powers of the
debilitated and delicate are not less severe than the
drain upon their strength caus-d by excess've heat.
The vast disparity between the temperature of
over-heated rooms and offices, at this season, cad
the frigidity of tbe outer sir is a fruitful source ol
sickness, lo fortify tho body against the evil
consequences of the sudden alternations of heat
and* cold referred to, the vital org niaation should
bc strengthened and endowed with extra resistan!
p wer by the use of a whole-ome iuvigorant; and, ol
all p.eparations tor rbis purpose (whether embraced
in the reg dar phiraaopceia, or advertised in th?
publie journals), lhere (3 none that will compart
in purity and ixcellenco with HOSTETTEB'S
S i OMACH BirrtCRS. Actina directly upon th?
organ which converts th6 fo. d imo tho iud of life
the pr?parai ion imparts to it a tone and v gor whlct
is com-.uniratcd to ^ very fibre of t e frame. Thi
digestive function Doing accelerated by its tonic
operation, the fiver regulated by its anti billoui
properties, ono (he was.e matter of the system car
ried off punctually by its mild aperient action, thi
whole organization will necessarily be in the bes
possible condition to meet the shocks of winter ant
the sudden changes of temperature. The weak ant
sensitive, esp cially, cannot encounter these vi ci F si
ludes with safety, unless their tender system* ar
strengthened and braced by artificial means. Ever
liquor sold as a staple of trade is adulterated, and
were it otherwise, mere alcohol is simply a tempe
rary excitant, which, when its first effects have sui
sided, leaves tbe physical powers (ind the mind a
well), in a woree condition than before. HOSTE!
TER'S BITTERS, OJ the other hand, contains thi
essential properties of tbe most valuable tonic r.n
alterative roois, barks and herbs, and their sctiv
principal ll the mellowest, least cxcitin;;and mos
inocuous ot all diffusive stimulants.
February C D*C 6
. THE SCHOONER 8. T. BAKER, BSEW8
TER, wanta 160 balea only, at lowndes, and
?leave with prompt despatch.
? WILLI A M ROACH ft CO.
February ll 2
, THE FINE SCHOONER VRAIE, MABOW
li aster, 1? now loading, and will sail as abore
im a few days. For Kalanceof Freight, apply
?to H. F. BAKER ft CO.,
February ll_Nr. 30 Cmnberland street.
EXCURSIONS ABOUND THE HARBOR.
THE FINE, FAST SAILING AND OOM
! FORT A BLT appointed Taeht ELEANOR
vwill resume ber trips to historic points in
?the harbor, and will leave Government
Wharf daily at Ten A. M.- and Three P. M.
For Passage apply to T HO M AS YOUNG,
December 18 3mo Captain, on board.
CHARLESTON AND LIVERPOOL STEAMSHIP
-JOmtm THE FIR*iT-CLASS IRON SCREW
Wt^Bteataship GOLDEN HORN, R. J.
'Buena Master, having one-half
.her cargo engaged and going M
board, will moot with dispatch for the above port
to sall on or abont the 26th inslamt.
For Freight engagements apply to
February? _ROBT. MURE & CO.
TRAVKLKRS PASSING ' THROUGH
CHARLESTON EN ROUTE TO FLORIDA, AIKEN
And other places, should not fal
to lay in their supplies of PBOVI9 .
IONS, CLARETS. CHAMPAGNES
CORDIALS, BRANDIES, WATS
KIES, WINES, CANNED MEATS, SOUPS, ftc.
Pates of Wild Game, Deviled Entremet?), Ham,
lurker. Lobster, etc, for Luncheons, Sandwiches,
Travelers' Repast, ic
49"Send for a catalogue.
WM. S. CORWIN 4 CO.,
No. 376 King-street,
Between Wentworth and Beanfain,
Oharlastoa, S. 0.
Branch of No. 900 Broadway, aorner 30th street,
New York. _?_Qc to berts
THROUGH TICKETS TO FLORIDA.
CHARLESTON AND SAVANNAH Ml 'KAU PACKET
LIME, VIA EDI8TO, ROCKVILLE, BEAUFORT
AND HILTON H ti AD,
co Nintendo WITH
THE ATLANTIC AND GULF RAILROAD AND
CONNECTIONS FOR ALL POINTS IN
r --ir*?lb. THE FINE, PAST 8 TE AM BB
ia?wE j PILOT BOT. Captain TEirs TECK, will
leave Charleston on MO*DAY anti 1 nunan AT MOBS.
roos at Eight o'clock Returning, will Itara Savannah
TUESDAY Mommas at bight o'clock, ami FBHJAY
ArrzBtrooN at Two o'clock, touching at Bdtato on
THOHSDAY trip from Charleston, at Bieren A. M.,
and leaving Edisto at Nine A. M , SATDBJUIB, on re?
The steamer will touch at Bluff ron and ObUobn'a,
each way, everv two weeks, commen?as with trip
of January 21st, and at Rockville every THURSDAY.
For Freight or Passage upply to
January ll _ Accommodation Wharf.
KUtl PALATKA, FLORIDA,
VIA SAVANNAH, FHBNANDINA AND JAO&W?
e -cP*!. THE FIB6T-CAR3 STEAMER
JNSSBE DICTATOR, Captain L. M. toona,
wllTsail from Charleston ever.' luetday Enning, at
Elfht o'clock, tor the above points,
The first-class Steamer OTTY P?INT, Captain Wat.
T. ii o N BLT Y, will i ail from Charleston every Satur
day Evening, at Elf ht o'clock, lor aosre points.
Connecting with the Central Railroad at Sa va mah
for Mobile and Ne? Orleans, and with tn? Florida
Railroad at Fernandina for Cedar Keys, at which
peint steamers connect with New Orleans, Mobile.
Penaaoala. Key West and li? van?.
Taranah Bills Lading given for Freight to Mobile/
Pensacola and New Orleans.
Beth steamers Connecting with H. S. Hart's steam -
er, Oeiawahm ami Orijf.n fir SUeer Springs and Lakes.
Oriffln, Xustu, Harris und Durham.
All freight o-.ya Me on the wharf.
Gooda not removed at sunset will be ?toreo at risk
and expense ol owners,
for Freight or Passage engagement, apply to
J. D. AIKEN ft cu., ?gonn.
South Atlantic Wharf.
N. B.-No extra charge for Meals and staterooms.
PACIFIC MAIL, STEAMSHIP OUIUPVr
nntonoH LU,* TO
CALIFORNIA. CHINA AMD JAPAN.
FREIGHT AND PASSAGE AT QREATLT ?*
DU CED RATES I
./f~&*.?a STEAMERS OF TH?, ABOVa '
" "?f?? 11116 lMve pler H?- North Mrer
foot of Canal-street, New York, i
O?3BBM 12 o'ole-ak neon, of the 1st, 9th, 16U
and 34th of every month iexcept when these dat??
fall an Sunday, then the Saturday preceding).
Departure of lit and 34th connect at Panama witt
steamers for Sooth Pacific and Central A m erl cat
ports. Those of lat touch at Manzanillo.
Departure of 9th ot each month connects wi tn
the new ateam Une from Panama to Australia an*
New Zealand. _
Steamship GREAT REPUBLIC leaves San Fran?
cisco ter Ohlaaand Japan April 3. 1809.
No California steamers toncn at Havana, but gr
direct from New York to AspinwalL
One hundred pounds baggage tree" to each adu
Medicine and attendance free.
For Passage Tickets or further Information ave.' j
at the COMPANY'S TICKET OFFICE, on the wharf,
foot of Canal-street, North River, New York.
Marah 14 lyr F. E. BABY, Agent.
F T. H U in?15lREVs^
BROKER, AUCTIONEER AND COMMIS
BALES OF REAL ESTAI K, STOCKS, BONDS, SE- .
OURIMES AND PERSONAL PROPERTY
No. 97 BROAD-STREET,
CHARLESTON, S. 0.
Hon. HENRY BUIST, W. J. MAGRATH, Esq.,. *
General JAMF8 CONNER, T. H. WARING, Esq.
-J^-OKTH, STEELE <k W AK UK LL,
WHOLESALE DEALERS IN
STATIONERY, PERFUMERY, CUTLERY
HOSIERY, FURNISHING GOODS,
WHITE GOODS, EMBROIDERY, ito., ftc.,
No. 167 Meeting-street,
CHARLESTON, & JR
J. B. STEELE. C. C. NORTH,
A w. WARDELL, Jte. New York.
January 25 Imo
D V A N C E S
TO PLANTERS AND OTHERS
HOLD COTTON IN ENGLAND,
Where STORAGE, INSURANCE, anti other expenses
for h oh! im; are LESS than m the Doited Stat??, we
TEN CENTS PER POUND
PhippedtoourfrlendsiiiLiv-rpool, sharing the Eng
li.-h commeroUlrate ol bttorwt, waieh atpreseut ls
FIVE PER CENT.
And bold as long as desired.
CLAQHOEN. H KR BING i; ro"
January 16 27
?"TO CONSUMPTIVES.-THE ADVER?
TISER, having been restored to h.-dt'a in a lew
weeks by a very simple remedy, after hiving suffered
several years with o severo liirf? alf-crio -, sud that
dread disease Consumt'iion, i< aiiwia to make
known to hi? fcllow-sufl'-cr' th- m-.'afs fi cure.
To all who desiroit, he will - a-, a copy of the pre?
scription u-cd (freo ot chareto!, ni ii the din ?tions
for preparing and usim; Ita TJ-.W. which th?y wiU
find a sure cure for ?.\>n?owprioi?. ^i-t'ima, Broncbi
ta6, &c. Th- object of Ilia a iv-irti er in ?ending the
pre.=crip ion i? io licneflt ll: ??iicitd, and unread in?
formation which ho conecivi H to lc iuvaluable; and
he bones everv suffer T ? ll! i rv hi> romo-iy, as it will
co-t them nothing ?'nd may prove a blessing.
Parlies wLblng the prcscrinlion ?'ill pierce ad
dre?) R?-V. i-DVf'ARl) A ?VTL*ON,
Villiamsbuv?. Kin;.'.- County, New*York.
February 3 3mos