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Auction Sales This Day.
BAA. P. CALDWELL will sell at 10 o'clock,
at their warehouse, Chalmers-street. North
HENEE COBLA A Co. wilLaeM at Relock, at
?heir store, bagged hams. * . *"
?. W. STETTENS will sell at half-pat 19 o'clock
a1 his store, butter, cheese, Ac.
LACEBY A A LEI AND EB will coll at lb o'clock
at their store, butter, strips,
Meetings This Say.
Delta Lodge"*T Perfection, aV8 P. M.* "*. ?5
?Chamber of Commerce', at SP. M. ,
AHIhernial Society, at 8 P. H.
' Vigilant Fire Company, at 8 P. Bf.
Hock ind Ladder, No. lt, at half-past 7 P. M.
Finnisch afta ba nd, at 8 P. H.
South 'Carolina Kine Club, at 8 P. H.
To THEATRIC IL MANAGEHS is the title of
an advertisement from Ur. John Chadwick, in
another column, in which he state? that the
Charleston Opera House will be ready to open
about the first of December, and that applica?
tions for hiring by the night, week, month cr
year, must be made to him, in care of Julius ;
L. liosos, Charleston.
PBOeXKXroif OPENTNOS.-By reference to our
account of tba new opera bouse, it will be seen
Ahafcit is designed that the proscenium open?
ing shall be thirty feet in width. Thaprosce?
nium opening at Wallack's Theatre, on Fifth
avenue, New Yorkjia thirty-four feet wide; that
at tho Olympic, Aejs7 York, twenty-eight feet;
that at the Grand Opera House. New York,
thirty-bur feet; that at the Drury Lane, Lon?
don, thirty-four feet; and that at Brougham's,
Naw York, twenty-six feet wide.
CBUMBJ.-The regular meeting of Council
will be held to-night.
There are three hundred and ten police posts
in the city, one hundred and sixty-three in the
lower and one hundred and forty-seven in the
upper wards. .
' Daring the month of August fifty-nine cer?
tificates of burial for pauper j were received at | *
theajactain stationnons?. Ol this number fifty
four w?T9 colored and five whites. Coffins were
furnished to fifty-three and hearses to sixteen.
Thirty-one were buried in the public oemeteiy.
frank Oliver, -(colored,) one of the selectmen
of Collins Township, Colle ton County, ia dead.
The election was protested.
There waa a balloon ascension at Sommer?
ville on Saturday. No one was bold enough to
take passage, and the balloon baa not been
heard frost. Air. Walter Steele ran the ma?
Hr. John H. Devereux has, we karo, the
contract to mai? the storehouse of Messrs.
Wagner A Monaoea, at the corner of East Bay
and Queen streets, eighty-four feet Jonger.
A ci tusan who bas just returned from New
York, state* that he saw some of the furni?
ture, carpe: s and curtains for the If ills House.
They are said to be of the most elegant de?
scription.? ? *.
The Committee oa Public Buildings, to
which waa referred the petition of the Stone?
wall Fire Company to have their engine house
rebuilt, have not awarded the contract. It ia
stated that- those who desired to contract for
the work did not go sufficientry into details,^
wad the contracta were returned to them to re?
medy thia detect.
An extra meeting of the Chamber of Com?
merce will be held in the Hibernian Hall to?
night m .
The fines imposed upon drunken men by
the Mayor yesterday: enriched the city treas?
ury ?b> the amount of 116.
Magistrate Morrison adjusts lovers' quarrels
iatati ?D?ueual way. Moses Pinckney, who was
arraigned for beating his sweetheart, Ellen
Alston, waa persuaded by the justice to marry
i her yesterday.
OffiasEs Lovett and Tm all yesterday recov?
ered oneanohor of a sloop and a coil of rope,
stolen from J. Mitchell, who refused to prose?
We heard of a poor woman who bad liniment
prescribed for Uer by a phys le?an, wno forgot
to leave dirac iona for using st. Supposing
that it was to be taken internally, she accord
? ingly swallowed it, much tb the disgust of her
palate and the irritation of tho coat of her
A ooiored boy waa arrested by Officers Lov?
ett and Truall yesterday, on the charge of
stealing some silver spoons, th? property of
Mr. E. O'Connor. Th? property was recov?
Yeaterday Lieutenant Philippy, of the detec?
tive faros, was the recipient of a handsome
-service of out-glass. An officer of the force
wt*s the donor.
Yeaterday, the ecanmencement of the Jewish
Civil Tear, was generally observed by our He?
brew citizens. Their places of business were
Tbeistage work ai the Hibernian Ball iain- \&
?shed, and the scene painter has commenced
THE NEW OPERA ROUSE.
Work upon it Commeaceh Yesterday
It will be Completed on the First of
The citizens of Charleston have so often
been deceived by the reports that the city was
to have & first-class theatre, that they will
scarcely believe ns when we Btate that, on yes?
terday, work waa commenced "ripon the Adger
building, at the corner of King and Market
streets, and that there is every prospect of a
first-class theatre being opened on or about
tbe first of December.
Those who are still skeptical, can-do as, r?e
d?4 on .jestejday, and observe the worirmea
bestly engagArT in carrying out? the designs of
the architect, Mr. John fl. Devereux, who has
been engaged by Mr. John Chadwick, who, un?
daunted by adverse circumstances, has com?
menced an improvement which has long been
needed, and will be a lasting monument to bis
energy and public spirit.
TEE BUILD rye*.
The entrance on King-street will ocenpy the
entire space formerly used as a dry goods
store. It is fifteen feet wide by one hundred
feet deep. This will present a row of Corin?
thian columns on each side with appropriate
enrichments, cornices and panejs. Between
the columns there will bc frescoes and statu?
ary. Likenesses of the great masters aDd poets
have been, promised. The entire front will be
thrown open, and alii ing of wli i tte marble will
extend back in the outer vestibule. Entering
tbe inner vestibule immediately in rae audi?
torium, we ascended the main stairway leading
to the dress circle, to the right, and going for?
ward enter parqaette and orchestra,immediate- i
ly under the platfoim of t,he grand stairway
and in the centre of the main audience room.
The distance between the balcony chairs and
dress circle will be thirty feet; distance from
drop curtaitfto tbe front of the balcooy chairs,
thirty-two feet. The stage will be forty-five
feet deep, and fifty-four feet wide, with aa open
proscenia m of thirty feet.
The auditorium proper will be fifty feet deep, I
and furnished with doulle tiers of galleries.
The firs; floor or orchestra, rising back from
the footlights, will attain an elevation of about
four feet-something similar to that ol' Booth's
theatre in New York. The auditorium proper
will also be like that of Booth's theatre, in
having the shape of a horseshoe, a_style which .
is so popular among theatrical men, The
main ceiling, attaining a height of fifty feet,
will be domed, and enriched with paintings in
fresco, architectural decorations and foliage.
The proscenium is to be a copy of Broug?
ham's theatre on Fifth Avenue, New York, and
will be an elliptical,shaped arch, decorated
with foliage, colamos and caryatedes. The
galleries will be fhppor:od bu iron columns,
?r tfT ca pd bracketed, and moddilhoned comi?
ses, finished with iron railing in form of cy ma?
ree ta,.and capped with red plash vatvet.
1 be stage will be furnished %ith all the me?
iern improvements. We are informed that an
expert has-been SP. ore J to construct said ap?
pliances. The elevation of ? the proscenium
apeniog on the etage wilt be some forty feet.
The vestibule itself promises to be beautiful,
presenting an easy sweep of stairway twelve
feet wide, fcading to the dress circle. The
iv alla will be decorated.
The entrance to the upper tiers will be on
Market-street, the family circle Jaeing so ar?
ranged that the fiiBt four rows of seats are cat
iff, and entirely separated for the sole ase of
respectable colored people, ihe upper tier,
inmediately over the dress circle, will be set
iside for ordinary gallery purposes.
It baa been estimated that the building wben
tom pie ted will cost between $25,000 and $85,
00, and will comfortably seat about twelve
NEW TORE FASHIONS FOR XEN.
Fall and Winter Styles.
The fashion for frock coats daring the coru?
ng fall and winter will be the Prince Albert
s'.yle, doable-breasted and short-in the skirt,
vhich has been worn daring the past season,
[t will be somewhat more abbreviated than
litherto. The colors are to be blue, black,
alive or brown, as may be desired. Entire
mils of English and Scotch black and gray
plaids will also be in vogue. A similar frock
:oat will be worn for evening half-dress snits
n making calls, Ac, the materials being m?l?
ions aud plain dark beavers of varions shades.
The foll dress evening snits for receptions
ind small gatherings still consist of a black
Iress coat, with black vest and blaok panta*
oons. The ball and opera costumes are to be
composed of a blue, olive or claret dress coat,
fit h battona to match of similar cobra, a
white vest and light plaid pantaloons. To this
leaded innovation over the late fanerai garb
i few adventurous spirits may add brass bat?
tons, in the style of twenty-five years ago.
Overcoats will ba in the sack style, single
breasted sod with fly fronts. The materials
ne to be of meltons, for, beavers, chinchillas
ind other rough materials.
For sporting and driving coats and vests,
relveteens will continue lo have the preference,
tbe colors being brown, dark green or olive,
ind tbe pantaloons of light abados.
Pantaloons will continue ia the present some
?That tight style, fitting ia hjie same manner
ironed die boot, bat will be less striped at the
?de than formerly. The material will be chiefly
)f gray plaids.
Vasts for day wear will be of the present gay
md varied colors, cat low, with plain rolls,
rhe light fancy vestings, for day or evening,
(rill be of white cashmeres and kerseys, foll
ind doable-breasted, in the English lappel
style, and buttoned high. For exclusively
evening wear, they are to be cat low, with three
battons and trolling collar.
The materials nsed in the more expensive
establishments will continao to be largely for?
eign, bat more American cloth will be used
than heretofore, especially for pantaloons.
Foreign manufactures 'can bo well imitated,
especially in pantaloon materials, even with
jar inferior wool, and for ready-made clothing
they will continue to be almost entirely nsed.
Neckties will be both white and black, as
Silk hats will be mach similar to tho s?;le of
ast spring, with low, belled crowns, and brims
ather t5oad,bat they will be, if anything,
lightly lotftv-more of the bell shape and with
greater curvean- the rim. Of the low-crown
d hats the broad, straight-bnmmed Wharton
tyle, of smoke color, is to bs much worn,
rith a wide, contrasting black ba/id, resea?
ling mourning." The other nam trer.'ess styles
f bats ia ase will continue of the fS.me pat?
ina and as varied as heretofore.
Boots and shoes will be rounded at the- t?ce>
od similar in stjies aa those BOW in ase.
Cirx EAJXWAI- A NEW BOOTE.-It bas beca
reposed, sud we learn that the direotois of
ie City Railway Company have the propos t- J
on ander consideration, that, as a convenience ?
>r tooee who will attend thf performances kt
ae new theatre on King-street, a track be ex- 1
mded from the corner of King and Calhoun
treels dowo King to Market-street, and down
ie latter to Meeting-street, where it will re
aunect with the regalar une. If this be done ,
; will prove of great convenience to the public t
euer ally and to theatre-goers especially. 1 <
A DIRTY BUSINESS.
A SAMPLE YANKEE COOLLY PB0P03ES TO
SELL STOLEN PBOPEBTY.
He Offers to Compromise Government
Proseentions for Violations of the Kc.
The following letter, received by a gontle
man of this city, illustrates the character of
the people front whom we attempted to sepa?
rate ourselves, and with whom we are forced
into uncongenial association.
The letter, comes not from the ordinary class
of the people who constitute .Yankee .society,
but from one wbo is an "aspirant for judicial
petition, and recommended by. an array of
seemingly influential names as eminently fit?
ted for the post. He accompanies this attempt
at levying "black mail" with the entire string
of printed certificates, on which he builds-bis
prospects for judicial elevation. No doubt The
certifiers of character and qualification will be
highly gratified at this additional exemplifica?
tion of the propriety and high sense ot right
and justice which should distinguish a judicial
We append below a sp?cimen endorsement
of this spotless jurist, who, in tbe lotter under
consideration, bas so signally vindicated his
claim to the high encomiums of the Northern
Candor obliges- us t? addi that the office
which be covets and for which he is so strong?
ly recommended is a jrdicial position in Kan?
sas,, BO that in the event ot bia appointment
he would dispense jus'tice at so great a distance
from home that his particular friends and spon?
sors could by no possibility be affected by the
peculiarity of his administration. Like old Trap
bois, of Alsatian fame and memory, U seems
that he is ready to undertako auy job, however
small and dirty, for a "consideration." The
letter of which we speak ia as follows:
WASHINGTON CITY, D. C., September 1, 1869.
-, Esq., Charleston; IS. C.:
DEAB SIB-'travelling in New England last
mooth, I came upon a retired officer of the
United States Navy, who showed me a num?
ber of papers, picked up by him among some
debris on "Scott's Plantation," January 12,
1862, amongnwuich were some very valuable
deeds and other documents. Among them,
ono of which r took a memorandum as lollows:
. "South Carolina, Beaufort. District. Memo?
randum of agreement, 8tb November, 1833, be?
tween Dr. William Jenkins, of the Island of
St. Helena, and Richard DeTreville, of the
Town of Beaufort, for conveyance of ms lots of
land (by DeTreville to Jenkin*.) in said Beau?
fort, Nos. 123 and 124, fol $7000. Bounded Ac,
and also lots; messuages and tenements there
on in said town, lying south and in Iront of
lot No_i24, known on plan as lots No. 62 and
63, bounded &\ ,
(Signed) RICH ABD DETREVILLE.
(Signed) W. J. JENKINS.
W. J. DETKEVILLE.
Jos. DAKIEL POPS. s>
Supposing this document may be of impor?
tance to you, I take the liberty to notify you
thereof. and say aa can get possesBiorfwjf it for
If you think it of any worth, please say what
you will give cash for it, aod oblige
? Yours respectfully, %
With regard to tho United States officer re?
ferred to in this communication, we can only
hope that he has had no participation in the
infamy of such a proposal, and we very much
doubt whether there is anything more of
truth in this pvt of the statement than there
is in the flattery, g exhibit of bis qualification
which accompanies it.
These endorsements are taken from a circu?
lar which accompanies the letter :
HARTFORD, February 20,1861.
Hon. Sw-Learning that Henry Sherman,
Esq., of ibis city, who bas for several years
been a member of the bar in this S'ate, is an
applicant for the office of District Judge ot' the
United States for tho State of Kansas, we take
pleasure in savin? he is a suitable candidate
for such an omeo. Ho sustain* an excellent
character for probity, learning and fidelity,
and is fully competent in logal acquirements
to do credit to the pja-e solicited or any ether
of a similar character. Respectfully yours:
Wm. W. Ellsworth, Wm. L. Storrs, Th. ti. Wil?
liams, Jos. Trumbull, Joel Hinman, D. C. San?
ford, Albert Sedgwick, Lucius J. Handee, Ju?
lius Catlin, Francis Parsons.
To A. LINCOLN, President elect.
NEW YOBK, March 7,186L
Sir-Hy acquaintance with Henry Sherman,
Esq., formerly of our bar, and now of Hart?
ford, Connecticut, commenced many years
ago, and I know him to be a man of pure mor?
als and upright character.
As a lawyer, he is able, learned, and unusu?
ally industrious; and I think bia tono of mind,
and the nature of his professional pursuits, fit
him particularly for a judicial position, which
1 do not doubt he would fill with credit to him?
self and great public usefulness.
WILLIAM CURTIS NOTES.
To ABRAHAM LINCOLN. President.
This, unhappily tor Mr. Sherman, is not the
last of it. A business circular is sent with the
letter and list of references, in which Henry
Sherman, counsellor at law, describes tbe
class of claims cognizible before tho depart?
ment which he will undertake to collect. Tbe
end of this precious paper is as follows:
N. B.-Prosecutions for violations of cus?
toms and revenue laws compromised with the
HBNBT i HERMAN, Counsellor at Law,
No. 289 L street nortb, Washington, D. C.
There cannot be plainer English than this.
The same individual who proposes to sell
stolen property to our fellow-townsman, offers
to compromise with tbe department's prosecu?
tions for violation of customs and revenue
laws. Hush-money, it seems, will do any.
thing. What wonder, then, that there is a whis?
key ring which laughs the government to
scorn? Certain lt ls that Cuis namesake of the
great house-burner would not make this little
proposition if he was not sure by experience
that the "department here" waa in the market
DEATH OF BET. DB. ROS BET J. BOTO.-This
eminent minister of the Methodist Episcopal
Church South died at Marion Courthouse, on
Friday, the 3d instant, and was buried on Sun?
day. Dr. Boyd had always enjoyed uniform
good health, until about two years ago he had
a stroke of paralysis, from whioh, however, he
seemed in a great measure to have recovered,
until about a month ago there appeared de?
cided evidences of rapidly failing health, which
terminated his life suddenly on Friday last.
Dr. Boyd, it we mistake not, was about sixty
three years of age. Ho commenced life as a
physician, but in early manhood changed his
profession for that of the ministry, to which
he gave himself unreservedly. During tho
thirty years ot his ministerial labors, be served
churches in almost every part of the Ptate,
and in many of the eoutberu counties of North
Carolina, and left tho sweet odor of his good
oaeie around tba hearths of thousands and
tens of thousands of Christain households.
Dr. Boyd for many years wielded a large in?
fluence in the codnoila of bis church, and re?
peatedly filled the offio? of presiding elder and
delegate to the General Conference. B% was
noted for the general sou nd ti ess of bis judg?
ment, which, coupled with the moat amiable
temper and a large hearted get erosity, caused
him to be orten called upon as an arbiter. He
united with an eminent degree the dignity
and purity of the minister with the character
sjj?5 integrity of a Carolina gentleman! We
Bould J'ay nanoo, more of him, but abler pens
ind loving hearts will in due time pen a suita?
ble tribute i? the memory of this good and
Dr. Boyd feares a sorrowing family ton?
nent their irreparable loss.
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TBE EXPRESS ROBBERY AT LAU*
A Chu ri eaton De tee tire Acta tb? Role of
a Baltimore Drummer, Decoys bia
Man to Charleston, and Bag? Him.
On the night of the 16th of Auguat the Ex?
presa safe of the messenger on the Laurena
Railroad was taken oat of the depot at Lau
rensville and robbed of $1800.
THE DBtTKITER'S FIEST APPEABANCE.
About five days' after the robbery, the route
agent of the Express Company called on Offi?
cer S. J. Coates, of the Charleston detective
force, gave him the "points" and requested
him to "work np" tbe case. Officer Coates
consented, and ? day or two after the inter?
view with the agent, he, under an assumed
name, was in. Laurensville, soliciting orders
from the merchants for a Baltimore hon e.
He threw himself in the way of the express
messenger, Peter H. Scott, and made himself
very agreeable. But before proceeding to tell
bow Officer Coates gained the confidence of
hie friend, we will rebate of
SCOT T'S MOVEMENTS.
On Saturday, the 14th of Auguat, Scott re?
ceived a package containing $289 88, which was
to be delivered at Martin's Depot. In this
package wore ftireo fifty dollar notes. He did
not deliver the package, nor did he enter it
upon his book. On Monday he went to Mr.
Miles, a merchant, at Laurejisville, who was
making preparations to visit New York, and
asked bim if bo desired any Urge money. Mr.
Miles replied that was exactly what be
wanted. Scott then went off, remained aw$y
about three hours, and returned with two fifty
dollar notes, gave therjj to Mr. Miles and re?
ceived small notes in return. From there he
went to'a barroom and took a drink. In pay?
ing for it, he accidentally oxposod a Atty dol?
Monday afternoon, a package containing
$1800 was handed to him to sond off. He de?
posited it iu bis safe, and placed the safe in tho
railroad depot, the door of which was after?
ward locked. That night, about nine o'clock,
a friend of his met him going toward the de?
pot, and asked bim where he was going. Scott
replied that he had a pressing engagement,
but would return in a few minutes, and asked
thc friend to wait for him. The friend waited
lor him until his patience was exhausted and
then* went home.
Early Tuesday morning, the express safe .
was found abont one hundred yards from the
depot, open, and the late contents gone. A
thorough investigation of the locks of the
sale aud the depot door showed that they had
been opened with keys, there being no mark
whatever to croate.cven a suspicion that tne
locks bad been picked or the bolts force J back.
With all of thc above mentioned tacts Officer
Coates became acquainted a few hours after
bis arrivai He then proceeded to "drum" a
little, and also to improve bis acquaintance
with Scott. After many a look at each other
through the bottom of tumblers and bottles,
and after several "little games," they became
very confidential, and Officer Coates asked
abont the robbery as any stranger would do.
Scott said he was aware that ho was suspi?
cioned, but he could prove his innocence if he
wa3 ever charged with the robbery; he knew
who committed the crime; it was a white man,
but be couldn't prove it except by negro testi?
mony, and he didn't like to have a white man
convicted by nc;rro evidence. He asked Officer
Coates what he would do ander similar cir?
cumstances, to which be replied that ne
thought a man was justified io doing almost
anything to free himself from unjust suspi?
cion. Atter Officer Coates' opinion had been
asked several times, he told Scott that he had
taken such an interest in him that he would
neglect his business and go with bim to the
Express agent at Columbia, where matters
could be explained and he be relieved from
* THE AUB EST.
? Scott after some tittle demurring consented,
ana soon after, they were in Colombia, As soon
aa they arrived there, Offioer Coates suggest?
ed that it would bs better to see the agent at
Charleston first. Scott thought that a good
idea, and*on Saturday night the detective alias
drummer was at headquarters, and Scott in
bed at the Charleston Botel. His movements
were closely observed, but he did not once
suspect that be was being duped until yester?
day afternoon, when after being arrested by
Officer Levy (who mado tho arrest by request
of Officer Coates,) and carried to the detective
office, ho was accosted by his late confidential
Scott is about six feet two inches in height,
rather ungainly and vory slovenly in his drees.
He states that be is from Petersburg, Va., and
still asserts that bo can prove his innocence.
There is a great deal of circumstantial evi?
dence against the accused, and his nm st,
even if bo establish bis Innocence, was cer?
tainly warranted. Officer Coates deserves great
credit for the skill and patience he bas exer?
cised ia conduoting the affair. He haa some
twenty or more orders from the merchants of
Laorenaville for the Baltimore house which
he represented while in that village. Ibe
said merchants, on reading this, will doubt?
less have their eyes opened to the truth that
the Baltimore house bad only one proprietor,
one clerk, one drummer, Ac.
MERCANTILE PBXNTINO.-All kinds of mer?
cantile printing, such as circulara, letter beads,
Cards, bill heads, statements, Ac., for count
iDg-rooms and offices, promptly executed in
the neatest style and at the lowest rates for
cash, at TUB NBWH JOB OFFICE, No. 149 East
Tte Loss OP WEIGHT DI COTTON.-The ques?
tion of the loss sustained by cottou under tho
ordinary action of the atmosphere is an mter
estiog one to growers and cotton dealers, and
experimenta in reference to it will be viewed
with attention. Our fellow-citizen, John H.
Holmes, Eeq., cotton broker, Boyce's & Co.'s
wharf, bas purchased a bale of new cotton,
grown in Orangeburg County, in this State,
classed full low miadliug, aud weight 419
pounds. This bale has been put on a scale iu
bis office, and will have a thermometer near lt,
the range ot which will bo noted twico each
day, the character of tho weather and the
direction of tho wind, will be recorded, and the
loss or gaiu of the bale will bo written down
regularly. The bale will be retained in this
position for twelve months, in order to test
thoroughly tho loss or gain by atmospheric
HOTEL ARRIVALS, SEPTEMBBB 6.-Paollion
Hotel-Vf. J. Fisher, Bdsbn; John Materhotise,
fortland; Levi Collins, Nsw Jersey; Noah W.
New York; B. J. Clark, Boston* C. H. Wein
faolt, New York; Jesse Wilson, Mrs. 8. Travis.
Jacksonville Fla.; Wm. Wrampelmefer, Louis?
ville, Ky.; Wm. Epos, Clarendon. S. C. j lt. W.
Fulton, Williamsburg, 8. C.; Isaac. Holmes,
Sooth Carolina; N. P. Dutton, Sieannhio Sea
Gal!; tl. A. Neaffor, South Carolina; J. J. Braa
ham, H. W. Brabham, Barnwell, S. C.
Charleston Hotel.-?. Ludwig; 3. B. R?
liott, H. B. Goorich, Now ?TorsJ P, McDonald,
Saratoga; W.B.Irwing, TotteCvile, S. C.; G.
W. Line, New York; G. F. Carpenter, edward
Sparhnick, Steamship Mionetonka; James A.
McDavid, Ocala, Fla.; H. R. W. Fha/-. Dar?
lington} W. T. J. O. Woodward, South, /Caro?
lina; W. Z. Leitner, Camden.
DBAWTNQ OF ENGINES.-It will be remem?
bered that a clause of the recently adopted
ordinance to make certain colored dre compa?
nies a part of the fire department, mentioned
that there were six colored companies and five
city hand engines, three of which were in pos
8?88ion>of three of the colored companies; and
"provided that the three companies without
engines, the Prudence, the Union Star and
the United, should draw for the two remaining
engines. In accordance with this clause,
drawing was had yesterday, and the Union
Star and the Prudence companies were suc?
cessful They have applied to Chief Engineer
Nathan for the .engines, and, it is thought, will
come into possession of them to-day. The
Union Star company selected engine No. 6,
and the Prudence engine No. 7.
TBS STEAMSHIP CHARLESTON-, whose arriva]
here on Friday last with heavy freights and
foil passenger list, has been mentioned by THE
NEWS, leaves for New York at half-past 5 P. M.
to-day. If her wheels revolve as fast ae they
did when she came-twenty-four times a min?
ute-ber passengers may confidently anticipate
a rapid trip. Since the departure of the
Charleston from our waters, 'in April last, she
bas had a thorough overhauling, and is now
the swiftest, neatest and safest vessel plying
along the Atlantic coast. The travelling pub?
lic will be gratified to learn that the affable
Captain Berry still retaini the command of
the vessel, and is DOW, as of yore, always ready
and willing to extend every courtesy to those
who may bc so fortunate as to take passage on
I Ut Cotton Crop.
TO THE EDITOR OF THE NEWS.
I see by your paper you estimate tliTpresent
crop of cotton at 3.000,000 bales. Yotrr esti?
mate, no doubt, would have been conecta
mouth ago, but, from present prospects, tho
crop will not ero over 200,000 bales more than
last year. One month ago we had the best
stand of cotton wo havejiad for years, hut in
the last two weeks all of tho August cotton
has fallen, and now we will not rrnffco over half
a crop. 1 have nover known cotton to shed
and fall so rapidly in my life. Cotton in this
section can now be picked from one hundred
to two hundred pounds to the band per day;
something unheard of io this section for this
season ot the year. Cotton will all be gather?
ed and sold by the 25th of December.
A SOBSCBIBEB OF COWETA COUNTY, OA.
[We may add that we are informed by a
trustworthy correspondent, that in the coun?
ties oj* this State bordering on tho Savannah
River, the cotlon crop will be cut off one-third,
or one-half, by the hot weather and drought.
One correspondent says, further, that from
latitude 33 north it ia doubtful whether the
crop will be as large as that of last year, not?
withstanding tho heivy fertilization and better
culture this setene- Ev. NEWS.]
Frederica; Kisker Hepllee to Old Pilots.
CHARLESTON, S. C., September G.
TO THE EDITOR OF THE NEW:?.
I notice that in your issue of the Otb instant
"Old Pilots'*have thought proper to again bring
my namo to notice, in connection with the re?
cent communications rotative to the pilotage
question. I will terminate the controversy, as
tar as I am concerned, with a few remarks in
reply to bis last communication. 1 beg he will
at once relieve himself of bis apparent kind
solicitude regarding my future prospective, as
Ido not by any means anticipate that they will
be at all advanced or looked upon with favor
by "Old Pilots," whose prejudice and ill favor
has been plainly demonstrated in his attempt j
to injure me before, the public. My mootai |
capacities being so sadly dsjipient at present,
may probably be as lally deveroped as bis own,
when he attains td? possibly more matured age
and exp?rience of "Old Pilots." In conclusion,
I would suggest bo bad may as woll acquiesce
in the judgment of thoso who are as compon-}
tent, and perhaps mere so, to test my qualin
cations as himself, and submit, with tho best
grace he can, to my appointment.
Charles Camps In his own Defence.
CHABLESTON, S. C., September 6.
TO THE EDITOR OF THE NEWS.
In your issue of to-diy I find certain state?
ments made over the signature of "Old Pilots,'.'
concerning me. In reply, I desire to state that
the charcos ore false -a tissue of unblushing
misrepresentations. After reading the state?
ments of tho so-called "0:d Pilots," ono can
readily understand tho reasons that induce
them to write anonymous communications. As
fur as tho brig aimpdon is concerned, I
brought ber in, and was employed to carry ber
oat. If ber captaia was satisfied of my incom?
petency, why did he not object to my taking
charge of heron her outward passage? Will
the only competent and "Old Pilots" substan?
tiate rt single cbargo of theirs against me an?
der their own names? If so, when and where?
JJ 17 ax JV .fi a a NOTICES.
LIGHT READINO FOB THE WABM WEATHER.
Our friends in the country who desire to obtain
light reading for the warm weather, at strictly
popular prices, are referred to tho advertise?
ment of Mr. C. C. Righter, the very enterpris?
ing and trustworthy King-street dealer in books
and periodicals of all kinds. His list will bo
found lo inolude something to suit every taste,
and it seems to os a marvel how he can afford
to send bis books by mail over the country,
post-paid, at the ridiculously low prices named.
j) A N K K H S ,
STOCK AND EXCHANGE BROKERS AND MER?
CHANTS, wishing Checks, Blanks, Letter Heads, ar
Job Prin?ng of any description, c:n get their otdert
Oiled promptly aad In tbs neatest ntyle, at cheap
;?te*. by sp plying at THE NEWS JOB OFFICE, No.
149 Eist Bay. _
AMES H. WILSON,
BANKER AND BROKER,
No. 5 Broad-street.
STOCK?, BOND3 AND GOLD BOUGHT AND
carried, or sold short in New York on anrgios.
DFPOSIT8 received and interest allowed.
FXCHANGE, STOCKS. BONDS, GOLD, SILVER,
COUPONS AND ?NCURRENT BANK NOTE*",
bought and ?old on current rates and on commis?
COLLECTIONS promptly attended to.
DHAFTS for tale of ?1 and upwards on England,
Ireland, Parie and Berlin. ftulO July 30
JIU-* BA LI M O COTTON,
DILLON'S UNIVERSAL WROUGHT IRON.
THIS FAVOBfTE TIE MAI K OP THE BE-VT
qna'itv of iron, and possesses advantage* tor the
economical baling of cotton most important to the
planter, merchant ?nd factor.
Fot sale in large and small Io's iof a bundle) at re?
duced rates. WILLIAM KOAOH A CO.,
August 9 Imo A pents for South (karolina.
I L L I A al M . "LAWTON,
Factor and Commission Merchant,
No. 10 BOYCE'S WHARF.
IX*RA HEAVY SEA ISLAND BAGGING AND
TWINE FOB SALB. Advances rr.ado on Produce in
tn td tasia August**
L.\SS-TOP PICKLE AXDFRl'IT JAR
THE ACID COMES
ONLY IN CONTACT
WITH GLASS, AND
THUS IS THE MOST
PERFECT JAB YET
For sale by
WILLIAM O. WHILDEN Si CO..
Noe. 167 MEETING-STRBET, and
355 KING-STBEET, CORNER BEAUFATN-STBEET.
Sept 7 _
J R. SOLOMONS, M. D . .
D E'N Tl S T,
HASEL-STBtEr, OPPOSITE SYNAGOGUE.
jp A LL AND WIVTEK IMPORTATION.
RIBBONS, M?LU?feRY AND STRAW GOODS
ARMSTRONGTCATOR $ CO.,
Nos. ?337 and ?39 Baltimore-Street,
IMPORTERS AND JOBBERS OF
BONN KT AND TRIMMING RIBBONS,
VELVET AND SAbH RIBBONS,
Bonnet Silks, Satins and Velvets, Illusions, Blonds,
Lace6, Ruche?, Nets and Crapes,
FRENCH FLOWERS AND FEATHERS,
Straw Bonnets and Ladles' Hats,
Trimmed and Untrimmed.
8ILE, VELVET AND FELT BONNETS AND HATS,
SUNDOWNS AND SHAKER HOODS.
THE LARGEST STOCK OF MILLINERY GOODS
IN THIS COUNTRY,?and unequalled in choice
variety, which we offer at prices that will defy com?
?-ORDERS SOLICIT? D. imo August 16
rjTtHOMAS J. RAYNER St CO.,
FI NE CIO ARS.
Particular attention to Special Blands for Grocers
No?. M LIBERTY-STREET A?TO 64 MAIDEN LANF.
tW Samples sent to responsible houses.
July 27 ruths Smcs
P. * BSQTCS, MU OIL?,
T*m i y 4L Porcelain,
mJi.//? fiat rtfwr? NO CUamnj.
/Oj^Q I ' WIT? TH? PATDTT
fm i \\ DROP FiXTURE,
/AwMmm] WU VOUCH HA? WO trmiira*.
XjflKBf?-'- ^ Mg's*1 ul cal;
? 8?nablt Rxtot mada.
It can be applied to
? any Stair Rod, either
?ltound or Flat, and
?orevents Its slipping
?from its place.
(?M Ask for the
aaj Patent Drop Tlztax?,
M ?OL? ?Y ALL
H Carpet Dealers,
*AND BUY NO OTHER.
^^BMMRJP^ ppAgg AND ZE?Z
. BTATTI PLATES,
For Hotels, Restaurants and PuhHc Buildings,
W7T. & J. MERSEREAU, 62 Duane St., N.Y
August 13 3mos
Sljirts tin) /arnt6l)tng ?out's.
No. 819 KI\G-STREET,
One door below Market
IN PRICES OF
MW TRY IT.
HE GREAT SERS ATI O JV.
a Superior Fitting Shirts.
- POPULAR AND RELIABLE
- SHIRT MANUFACTORY
SHIR ' S.
-- Opposite Mariel Hall.'
- SHIRTS MADE TO ORDER.
- SHIRTS READY MADE, ALL SIZES.
- Directions for Measurement, &c,
- SENT BY MAIL.
July 8 nao fimos
! LUS <5? CHISOLM.
FACTORS, COMMISSION MERCHANTS
WILL ATTEND TO THE PUBOHASE, SALE AND
SHIPMENT (to Foreign tod Ooaestie Porta? o
COTTON, RICE, LUMBER AND NAVAL HTOKEb
ATLAS no WHARF, Char lea ton, 8. a
S. WILLIS.".A, B> CHISOLM
Butler, Cheese, Mackerel, Hams, ire.
GEOI?GE W. STEFFENS
Will sell TBIS DAY, at hal'-poet 9 o'clock, in fronC
of bia Store. No. 30 Vendue Bange,
60 kegs and tabs BUTTER
30 boxea Cheese
20 barrels and nab* barrels Mackerel
5000 poundi Hams
000 8. C. Canvased Hems
3 bbds. Pig Hams and Shoulders
lOJoarrels Pork and Beef
20 cases Lagar Beer
80 boies Vermicelli
- boxes Smoked Herrinas
?tarch snd Candles, kc., Ac"
Butler, Strips, Shoulders, Molasses, ?re.
1 BY LAUKET Sc ALEXANDER*
THIS DAT, the 7th instant, will be sold In oar
Store, at 10 o'clock,
16 kegs BUTT EB
200 D. 8. Sides .
16 barrels Molasses
20 barrels Pork, Beef, Ac.
Conditions cash. Sept T
BY HENRY COBIA & Cf.
THIS DAT, at 9 o'clock, in front of our Store, wal be
600 BAGGED HAMS.
Conditions cash. Sept 7
Household Furniture, Crockery, Hardware,
WM. McKAY, Auctioneer,
Will sell TO-MOBBOW, Wednesday, at his Hore
A o. 136 Meeting-street, at 1 ) o'clock.
BY li. & A. P. CALDWELL.
THIS DAT. Tuesday, 7th instar t, will te sold, at
our Warehouse in Chai mers-st :eet, at half-past 10
150 bales Prime NOHTF BTV EB HAT.
Condi tiona cash._8ept7
Furniture of Family declining Housekeeping.
BY B, M. MARSHALL & BRO.
TO-MOBBOW, at half-past 10 o'clock, will be said at
No. 1 Grcenhillsitr-et, South of Tradd,
The above, consisting in part of: HANDSOME
PAULOS SEI. Ccttage Set, Brussels Carpet, Bod
ding, Chairs, Tablea, Sideboard. Ac.
Terms cash. Articles to be removed Immediately.
Residence No. 59 Tradd-street, near Meeting.
BY B. M. MARSHALL & BRO.
On THURSDAY, 9th instant, at ll o'clock, will be
sold st the Old Pos to ince. Broad-street,
The above, containing four square rooms sad pan?
try, outbuilding?, cistern, gas, Ac. Lot 39 by 103
feet, more or lesa.
Terms-One-fourth cash ; balance bi one, two and
three years, secured by bond and mortgage.; build?
ing to be insured and policy assigned. Purchaser
to pay us for papers and stamps.
Nos. 622 and 524 King street, near Mary.
BY R. M. MARSHALL & BRO.
On THURSDAY. 9th instant, at ll o'clock, will be
sold at the Old Post?nico, Broad-street,
The above PREMISES, containing besides the
stores, five square rooms snd attics, with kitchen, cis?
tern, gas, Ac. Lot 30 by 200 feet, more or less.
Term -One-half cash; balance in one and tvo
years. Recured by bond and mortgtge; buildings to
be insured and policy assigned. Purchaser to pay
us for papers and stamps. thstnl Sept S
*?J R S U L IN~E~?NS~TTT V T E,
COLUMBIA, SOUTH 0AROBINA,
turora THC pantOKaai or
RIGHT REV. BISHOP LYNCH.
For Prospectus, please address THB MOTHBB
SUPERIOR, Ursuline Convent, Valle Cruels.
Sept 6 *Oa Imo
HIGH SCHOOL. OF CHARLESTON.
The Exorcises of this Institution will be re?
sumed on MOND?T, September 6ih- Thorough m
struotlon given in LATIN, GREEK. FRENCH. GER?
MAN, MATHEMATICS, and the higher branches of
Terms-$12 per quarter, payable in advance.
No extra charge lor FBENCH, GERMAN, or STA?
W. B. KING ?AN, A. M., Principal
V. C. DIBBLE, A. B., First Assistant.
H. P. FUtGAS, A. af., French Master.
W. .i. A. DEAS, Esq., German Master.
FCRM AV I'M V K KNIT V, GUEE N
VILLE, S. C.-The next session of this INSTI?
TUTION will open the 16th september, and continue
forty weeks without intermission.
Three years' Scholarships may b? obtslned condi?
tioned on the payment of thirty dollars annually
for three years, and entitling the holder of a Schol?
arship to the tuition of one pupil in all the regular
Schools, en the payment of the incidental fee of Ava
dollars. Kxcept to holders nf Sch * trshlps, the
charge for tuition for the year wiU be sixty dollars,
and five dollars for incidental expenses. For In?
struction In Practical Chemistry, or bi Modern Lan?
guages. there will be an extra charge, to be regula?
ted by the size of the class.
The regular Schools embrace Mathematics and
Mechanical Philosophy, Professor JUDSON; Latin
Language and Literature. Professor r'ABER; Greek
Language, Professor SMITH; Chemistry and Natu?
ral Philosophy, Professor HARRIS; logic, Rhetoric,
ani Intellectual and Moral Philosophy, Professor
FUR ll AN.
Dr. PA BER will instruct bi German, French and
Good Boarding, exclusive of lights and washing,
can be obtained at about ? : ' oer month.
Catalogues tr Scholarships oui Ls obtained by ad?
dressing the subscriber.
JAMES C. FUBMAN,
August 23 18 President.
SILENT SEWING MACHINE.
THIS MACHINE STANDS THUS FAB T/Nil?
V ALL VD as a FAMILT SEWING MACHINE, ano
bas taken the place of over forty doable thread ama?
chines in this city. Reliable Agen?a wanted ia af
luge towna in the state. jp ^
*>. B. HASELTON,
No. 307 KING-STREBT,
Willcox A Gibbs' Agent of South Carolraa.
NEEDLES, OIL, SILK, Ac, constantly on bani.
BtPAI KINO aa usual stuthly Mayl
PERSONS WISHING TO HAVE PHOTOGRAPHS
tinted with care and taste can bars their orders
promptly filled by leaving them at Holmes' Book
House. Written directions should in each case be
given as to the stylo of coloring preferred. 9
July 23 3mos*
i??ufijinern, Castings. (Eli*
pOR TABLE ? .V G l S K S
OF ALL RIZ RS, FROM FOUR TO TWX NTT-FIVE
HOR>E POWER, complete in every respec t These
Engines are now in use tor varions purposes in dif?
fer.-nt parts of tl is State and Georgia, and have given
A SIX IT HORSE ENGINE, with fine boiler com
it?*1? . C-HWOLMBKoSsf*1
Angust 20 ftnlmo Adder's Wharf.
a i? -11 -, , KKOaj ? TO 399
T^mW how? power, including the
IfQt?jif ta cele,,ni(e;) Corliss (,ut-oflr
?S^rawUrlij ll ED<nnes, -Urie Valve Sta
P'a-jfESiaESlUl tlonarv Koginee. Portable
I "I 1 l? I Ils/ 3 En?lDea. Ac also. Ciroa
I J i I Ll 111 Hvil Jr Malay and Gang 8aw
l"i L'J ll I .V'Jl Mihs, Sugar Can- A ?Va.
9&c9C_SsW 'baiting PuHev?, Ac, Latfc
MT^SM?>^JTJI and shingle SHH-. Wheat
?Ljf |TII T*MU and rora Willa, Circular
Irl?ari n llihWl Bellin*, *c- ?***
?> ?i Im i,,r ,>.<rlp?ve Circular an?
WOOD Si Af ANN SlliAM hNGINB CO.,
February 18 Wea, New ?ork.
QH\aifOUlNG AMI) Mf?ltt-<JUXTlNO,
LADIES AND JHlLDhuSN
attended at their residences promptly and at re asan?,
Send orders to W. E. MARSHALL, ]
April 14 No, 31 Broad-etroei (op stairs.)