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VOLUME VII.-NUMBER 1157.
SIX DOLLARS A YEAR
N 'A S Ul SC TO\.
WASHINGTON, December 2?.
?hfus R. Ward bus boen reappointed sjiocial
agent at large on mail depredations. '
? .There was no Cabinet meeting to-day.
The gold in the Trcas.iry is one hundred and
seven raillions; gold oerMhoates thirty-seven mil?
lions; currencjfcten and a half millions. The debt
statement will *how a decrease of probably seven
AFFAIRS IX XEW YORK.
NEW YORK, December 2S.
It is reported that E. J. Oakley has boen
embezzling the funds of thc Merchants' Exchange
Bank for a long time. The deficit will probably
* reach two hundred thousand dollars; thc supply
of the bank amounts to eighty thousand dollars
after paying dividends.
LATER.-The investigations into the Merchants'
.Exchange Hank Irregularities show a deficiency
already of one hundred and fifty thousand dol?
lars, and will probably prove much larger. The
nantes of the defaulters have not transpired.
Toe bank claims the ability to meet its liabilities.
In the case of Rowena Lawrence against B. F.
- Butler, the Twigg's sword case, a motion was
made to vacate the order of arrest on the ground
that the taking was under orders of the Culled
States, and that there was no conversion. The
decision was reserved.
Thc postofnee authorities are negotiating with
the Inman, Anchor, and several other lines to
carry the mails at reduced rates. The negotiations
are not yet concluded.
The Tribune says: "A test case selected by thc
Board of Brokers has just been decided by the
Court of Appeals iu this city, reversing a previ?
ous judgment of thc Supreme Court, and#that
?when a broker buys stock on a margin for a cus?
tomer he is not at liberty to sell it because it falls
helow the margiu, without giving notice of thc
time and place of sale. Considering thc stock as
the property of the customer, the court in this
instance makes the broker who sold under snch
circumstances liable for the highest price the
stock may have reached, even to the date of this
trial. This will be new doctrine to Wall street.
Napoleon and thc >ew French Ministry.
PARIS, December 28.
The Emperor accepts tbe resignation of tbo
ministry. The Emperor's lettter to Ollivier re?
quests him to name the persons who with himself
will form a homogeneous ministry, faithfully rep?
resenting the legislative majority, and resolved to
?any out in letter and spirit the Senatus Consul
torn of September 8.
The new French Ministry, under thc leadership
.f Ollivier, will probably soon bc announced.
?, LONDON, December 28.
wc new Austro-Chinese treaty forbids consuls
engaging in trade.
SPARKS FROM TUE HIRES.
la a match game between Hie New York
Mutuals and thc Pelican Base Ball Clubs, played
at New Orleans yesterday, the former were vic?
torious. Score 34 to 6.
A serions row took place at Dearing, Columbia
County, Qa., en Monday afternoon, in which A.
V. Hods and Ellis Adams were shot and killed,
and Dyah Hods wounded. Whiskey was thc
cause, politics having nothing to do with lt.
The Rev. Father Dunn ls dead. He was a prom?
urent Catholic priest during the Native American
riots of 1844.
Governor McDougall is abont abandoning North?
western Canada, leaving the insurgents in quiet
At the Bristol, England, theatrical panic, eigh?
teen persons were killed and many hort.
A PR IC A y PROORESS.
THE NEGRO AS A LANDOWNER.
An Experiment and thc Hi suit-Total
Fallare ot* Negro Laadun'm r; to lin?
pro-re their Position.
[FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.]
BEAUFORT, S. C., December 24.
Tho December term of court at this place
was adjourned "without day" on the afternoon
0fthe22d. Your conespondent has had another
efportunlty of noticing thc improvement in our
colored citizens, but has not noticed lt. The ju?
ries, grand and petit, were composed almost en?
tirely of that class. That there was no elevation
.f moral character was made evident by their
dogged obstinacy in every case where the liti?
gants were respectively white and colored, even
in the face of his nonor's plainest charges. Their
wretched personal appearance, coupled with
?heir empty pockets, proved the low state of their
?nances. Their evident dullness of comprehen?
sion when addressed either by the Judge or the
lawyer, clearly Indicated fiat there has been no
intellectual progress, ?t least ou the part of the
adults. One "would suppose that if there
was e, spot of the late Confederacy where
"Vie Improvement of the negro would be
Blore marked than elsewhere, that spot was
Just herc. lu 1861 they were left by their
.wners In possession of almost everything. Pro?
vision?, cattle, swine, sheep and poultry, houses,
lands, agricultural Implements and animals, with
ample supplies of furniture, clothing, Ac, were
abandoned, and thus fell into t! * bands. The
rapacious invader seized and shipped only such
articles as would bear expend or transportation
anl leave a good margin for profit. Theu went
cotton, finer pieces of furniture, libraries and
work of art. During the sojourn here of large
bodies ofHoldlcrs, abundant sums of money were
disbursed to the negroes; yet, when thc troops
were finally withdrawn, these creatures were left
ta abject poverty. With scarcely an exception
the great mass of them were as poor as ever they
had been during the days or slavery. Indeed,
"the bureau" was Indispensable to their very ex
latence. At thc tax sales lu 1<*63, they pur?
chased, ut nominal prices, and on the most ac?
commodating terms, as much laud as they re?
quired; many or them securing also line resi?
dences in thia town. Possessed of these lands,
they have, In many instances, been too lazy to
Improve them, and after the lapse of several
years we find them passing Into other hands, or
returned to thc tax commissioners from whom
they were originally obtained. This is especially
the case with the town residences. Held by an
.uncertain tenure, they have fallen into decay.
Indeed, many of thc occupants seem to have fore?
seen their utter Inability to comply with the terms
ef the sale, and have removed, for fuel and other
purposes, doors, shutters and sashes, at the same
time filling the Junk shops with locks, buits,
hinges, Ac. Is it to be expected that these hi
dro.ues will ever become good, honest, industrious
citizens ? Has not the experiment beeu made
hereunder thc mos: favorable circumstances and
with the must rostering assistance? What isthc re?
sult, after more than eight years of untiring efforts
in their benair v It Ls a melancholy Tact that the
condition of many Is this day more deplorable
than it was In 1S30. They have not advanced
one step except towards the ballot-box. It may
be that the risiug generation will demonstrate
their capacity Tor elevation: but wc fear thc in?
fluence or parental example. There can be little
hope for thc negro race s? long as they annum .
universally hold that i.'ic essence of all enuc
cooBists lu Its detection. But toi he court: There
was no Important cases tried ia the Sessions.
One conviction wu had ror cuttou stealing, bat
both part its were black. YOSE.
-flit Btnjrress Eugenie had to borrow two huu
drei', thousand francs at Alexandria, ?he Uavi
exhausted ber futius at Conaiantiuopl.s where
abo presented splendid diarnoa.t riOgd to alltoa
Awt-g^d wives vi lb? Sniuu.
Protection to Siclt Pcoplr-Thc To iv ti?
sh lp Q.1IC tit i on.
Among the billa before the ?Jouerai Assembly
aro two which are of interest to the people of the
State. They are the hills "to amend the law iu rc
latiou to thc license and registration of pharma?
ceutists, apothecaries and druggists, and to regu?
late thc vending ot drug* and poisons ;" and "to?
amend the act to authorize townships and >!etlue
their duties and privileges."
' THE TOISON DILL,*
as the Bist named ls called, h ts airead} passed
the House, and will doubtless pass .he Senate
without opposition. Some of its provisions will
if enforced, tend to give moen better protection
to sick people than they have beret jfore had.
Hie provisions or thc bill are that the medical
faculty of the University of South Can.dna snail
have equal povfer with thc facitity of thc Medical
College of Charleston in respect to the examina?
tion and license of pharmaceutists, apothecaries
ami druggists, all of whc.ni must have within six
months alter the passage of this act a license to
carry ott business from one or the other of the fac?
ulties named. They shall upon receiving a license
undergo au examiuailou Including the reading of
manuscript, prescription aud explanation there?
of; the discovery or detection of unusual Josee of
drugs-aud especially ol' poisons; tue recognition
and distinguishing of the various roots, barks,
leaves, limits, resins aud gums lu common ase;
ami the proper antidotes and modes or adminis?
tration thereof, for the different poisons-no ex?
amination to be required, however, ii the appli
[ cant for a license be a regular grad?
uate in medicine or pharmacy of a school
that is ou the nd ntt-nOrm of the Uni?
versity of South Carolina: that lt shall be the
duty of all licensed pharmaceutists, apothecaries
and druggists, to have their uamcs registered in
a book kept by thc said faculty of the said Uni?
versity, wnicb book shall include the name of
persons registered, place or business, the fact
whether thc person registered be a graduate of
medicine ur pharmacy, or whether under license
granted on examination, and any other matter
ol information the said faculty may see fit to add;
that those doing business must report annually,
on or before thc llrst day of November, to thc
saul faculty what change bas occurred with them
during the preceding year: that every pharma?
ceutist, or other person selling any poison, shall
be sallslled thal Hit purchase ls made for legiti?
mate purposes, and shall keep a book
which shall be recorded every sale of
the following articles, viz : Arsenic and its
preparations, all metallic cyanides and cyanide or
potassium, tartar emetic, corrosive sublimate,
acoulte and its preparations, strychnine and all
other poisonous alkaloids and their salts: eun
tharides, ergot and hydrocyanic acid. The said
record also to exhibit the name or the person to
whom sold, place of his residence, and purpose of
purchase stated ; which book shall bc kein at all
times subject to inspection by the coroner of the
county and solicitor or the circuit, or such
other person as either of them may designate;
that all persous in this State engaged in busiucss
as pharmaceutists, apothecaries or druggists, lu
either thc wholesale or retail of drugs, shall, to
every bottle, vial, box, or other package contain?
ing any poison named in thc preceding sectiou,
or any one or more of the following articles, viz :
oxalic acid, clorofonn, bella donna and Us prepa?
rations, opium auii all of its preparations, except
paregoric, digitalis and its preparations, lieu
bane and its preparations, hemlock or coniane, or
any ankle that may bc added to this list by said
faculty cf the University, securely attach a label,
whereon shall be either printed or legibly written
with red iuk the name of the poison, and the
name of at least one antidote, with brief direc?
tions as to the mode of using the same: Provided,
That nothing herein contained shall bc construed
to apply to the filling of prescriptions made by
regular physicians. And, provided further, That
it shall bc the duty of the examining body, un ap?
plication, at thc lime of registration, to furnish to
the party registering a form of label for poisons;
that tuts act sb?ll not bc construed to prevent mer
chants and sh ^keepers from vending or exposing
to sale medicines already prepared; Provided,
Such merchants and shopkeepers shall attach to
the articles sold a copy or the label attached
thereto by wholesale druggist, and, In the sale nf
poisons, shall comply with thc requirements of
this act In relation thereto; that lt shall not be
lawful for the proprietor of any pharmaceutical
shop to allow any persun not qualilled, in accord?
ance with the provisions of this act, to dispense
poisons or compound the prescriptions or physi?
cians: and any person who, upon indictment for
avlolatlon of this section, shall ba convicted of
the same, shall pay a tine not exceeding live hun?
dred dollars, or surfer imprisonment for thc
period of uot more than six mouths.
The bill to amend the act "to organize town?
ships" ls thc work of Corbin, and ls intended to
remedy thc defects in thc workings of thc town,
ship system, which are many und grievous to be
borrie. This bill, the provisions of which arc ap?
pended, wiu hardly pass cither thc Sedate or the
Hou?o. Tito members of the latter body, general,
ly, have supported the bill repealing the township
That towns may, al le^al meetings, grant and
yotc such sums oi money as they judge necessary
for the support of town or district schools, for
laying on', discontinuing, nul?iig. altering ur re?
pairing highways, for labor and materials to bc
used thereon: for burial grounds; for legal liabili?
ties arising therein; provided, that thc money
raised fur school purposes shall not exceed In any
one year more than tea cents on every one hun?
dred dollars o? the lists or the town; that when
any person claiming the right to vote shall feel
himself aggrieved by the decision of the select?
men, ho may forthwith appeal to thc trial Justices
resilient within thc township, who. or a majority
or whom, shall immediately form a board and
proceed to hear aud dctermiuc thc appeal.
If they?deterini:ic in favor of thc right or thc
appeliaTit, they shall give hui a certif?cate show?
ing that he ls entitled to vote at the pending elec?
tion ; on presenting said certificate at the poll, he. i
shall be entitled to a rote;that for the purpose
ot keeping In repair the high -ays and bridges,
the selectmen of each town shall annually, previ?
ous to the fifteenth of January, assess a tax of ten
cents on every hundred dollars of thc lists of each
town, to bc paid in money or labor, at the option
of the taxpayer, a C ly's labor of ten hours each,
from every voter between the ages of twenty-one
and sixty years, (which labor may be commuted
at the option of tuc voter, by the payment t?r ten
cents per hour;) that town clerks shall receive for
makingup records and recording all such matters
and things, a-t by law they arc required to record,
the same lees as are now allowed to a registrar of
mense conveyance ; highway surveyors shall re?
ceive hit ecu couts per hour, for time necessarily
employed In discharging the duties require I by
the act ; the selectmen and moderators shall
serve without pay; thc constables shall receive
such fees as arc allowed by law for similar ur
equivalent services to sheriffs.
Strong, Hurgo 11?TH and Pig
TO THE EDITOlt Ol' TUB NEWS.
I saw in THU NEWH of thc ?6th last, where a
negro legislator in Colombia had introduced a
bill that planters should make their fe?cas "bull
strong, homo high and pig tight," and if tuc
crops so protected aro destroyed or injured by
lnro;:.!s or c:>t;le or block, the planter can sue
and recover damages from thc owner of thc cattle
orbtock. This in plain BngUsrt means, that any
man's crop is at ihc servioe of any cattle ur boga
thai can get in aud cat tl; for ii the stuck gets in, lt
ls not a lawful fence. The old law required a fence
six feet high, subsequently altered tu live feet
There ls no such fence la this section, and but
lillie, ii auy, probably in ibis State, Bincc th?
emancipaiiou. A Western horse-drover or any 11
foreigner, who m iy own hoards of cattle, and not j i
owu or pay taxes for one foul o'' land in the Stale,
may, at a;iy time, turu their hurses, cattle or
hogs to fatten uu thc planter's crops, and there
being no lawful fence, tho planter can get no rc
dress~.il law. Thia evil, however, is lu sonic de?
gree lessened by the f.ict that every case of larce?
ny bas to bc tried in Dca ufo rt, L!i:y miles oil", and
Cutfee catt now steal a beast with Impunity, us
Hiere ls no stock-holder thai would nut sooner sub?
mit to the theft than to thc expense, Inconveni?
ence and loss of timj by prosecuting, and then
have to try the case before a negro Jury. Nearly
all of oar bett landa uro without a fc-u-e, a waste.
Some ol theta would bc cultivated If a law were
passed reqairitig all owxeN of stock lo ktrp llicm
enclosed, ll would be greatly to thc advantage
of Immigrants (if we are U ?:.i them) lo have
I: would g.-ueraliy t i':; d.v:'.)' ! the money to
fence landa than ii would tak i to ba; them, aa I
the latn?r to renee to a:-y v?;.-it tv jul l ha .?. to b.
Suth a law would greatly leers tactlis -.: VM--:;
value of the laud-!, and ? d ?u?t 802 ivlijf 11.2 U-gi
lattin woul ! no;, pasa U, as il waul '. tuoatly i-.-:,
fi; ike negro, wha rarely Q'ltz ar.y stock.
A THU' TO CALIFORNIA.
Tin Kimti ?-Tin Sleeping Carn-Imper?
tinent Stctvnrds-Iowa Land ;-Thc
liocky Mountains-The Sierra Yevada
-First Impressions of thc Chinamen
-Tile San Francisco Hotels, &r.
[FROM AN OCCASIONAL co Ki: KS PON PK XT. j
SAN FRAKCI. co, December 14.
Porsons who go overland to California, via
New York, should, in New York, take a ticket for
the Rock island route. Through tickets are pur?
chased iu New York from railroad ticket agents.
I went to Wells, Fargo A Co., thc owners of thc
express (and hanking; business, which extends
over Hie whole country west of thc Rocky Moun?
tains. The ticket agent exhibited to mc pros?
pectuses for live different routes, but, upon my
question, which one was the most expeditions
and certain to make connections at Chicago,
he answered that ho thought all were equally
good. In this my informant was mistaken, nt
least in my cast*, 1 chose the New York Central,
via Buffalo, simply because 1 thus had an oppor.
tunity of passing along thc lakes, winch t had
never seen. I left New York on Monday at 0.30
F. M., and was doe in Chicago on Wednesday at 9
A. M. But near Buffalo Hie wheel boxes of one of
the caia got on Ure. It being night lime, it took
Hie road men nearly two hours to extinguish the
conflagration, and, notwithstanding increased
speed to make up for the loss time, wc were
dually three-quarters of an hour behind time, ar?
riving at Chicago at 9.45. Had I none by t lie Rock
Island route I could have started at io o'clock
from the Bam : depot. With my New York Central
ticket I had, as the conductors told me, lo i?'o in an
omnibus to the opposite end of Chicago (Wells
street depot,) though 1 learned afterwards, but
loo late, that 1 m.'^ht have exchanged niv ticket
at thc Kock Island depot. As it was, I had to re?
main twenty-four hours in Chicago, a very dis?
agreeable delay, for^the weather was Intensely
cold, and sight seeing out of the question.
Thc Pullman sleeping cars are exceedingly
comfortable, and should, I think, be used, by la?
dies at least, throughout the whole route. Each
car consists o: tw elve sections, each of which
contains duriug the day two double seats, and at
night two double berths-the number of passen?
gers In a full tar being thus only twenty-four.
They cos: from New York to Chicago (two
nights) *.">, from Chicago to Omaha (one night)
f 2 io, from Omaha to Promontory, or rather Og?
den, for the Union I'aclllc Railroad has lately sold
the portion of the road from Ogden to Promon?
tory to thc Central Pacific, (two nlghth) $s, from
Ogden to Sau Francisco (two nights) $C. As 1
have said, :lie accommodation of sleeping cars
are a necessity loriadles aud children; nentlcraeu
cuti, with a Ulnnkct and pillow, get along in the
common flrst-class car. though they should take
sleeping cars at least from New York to Chicago,
and from Ogden to San Francisco, because
on the two ends of thc route the cars are
crowded, while on thc Union Pacillc Railroad
(from Chicago to Ogden) thc number ol' passeu
gers is comparait cly small, at least at this sea?
son, so that tito chances of getting two double
seats for night travel are very good. The rail?
roads aro throughout in excellent running order,
and punctual as to time. Thc eating ulong the
route wa?, [ hear, generally poor, at a price of
*1 25 currency per meal. I carried a basket full
uf provisions aud bought a cup of very good cof?
fee mornings and evenings along the road, and 1
would advise others to do likewise. There are
utily two drawbacks to thc Bleeping cars, the one
i strong drausht of wind, which pours through
the double windows, is especially troublesome at
night, and causes, no doubt, the sorethronts and
saids whit!! passengers are said to coutract so
[requently; thc other, ilie colored stew ards, wboi
though they are of unmistakable African descent,
till claim to bc descendents of Canadians and In?
dians, and are either pompous or Impertinent, as
niggers will be. especially if, as this is done frc
iiue.itly by Western "ladles," they are not kept at
a respectful distance. I saw one of ikese mulat?
to fellows pat one of thc "hurles," who had
tormented him with very unnecessary ques?
tions, very familiarly on the back, willi Hie
words : "Now, you have asked me that a
hundred times, and I will not answer you
iiiij more-I ls tired of you." People who
eanuot live without washing every morn?
ing, have to take the sleeping curs, In which there I
is a dressing-room; those who travel In the cam
mou cars nave no cliauce to make ablutions Tor
?von days, unless thny are willing to rub their
liuntU aud faces with frozen snow. I will not en?
tertain you with a description of the route; suf
lice lt to say that, lu my opinion, the riches) lands
that wc passed were lu Iowu. There the soil con?
sists of a rich, bluck loam, often three feet deep,
undulating prairie land, bringing from $10 to $30
[ier acre near thc railroad. The same rich, black
soil is again observable lo the Sacramento-* alley,
where, especially between Sacramento and Stock?
ton, thc vineyards, orchards anil wheat farms
are beautiful and tn a high state of cultivation,
ruc Rocky Mountains appear, for the greater part
it the route, rather like a high plateau than a
ridge or mountains with lori y peaks, only the
io-callcd Echo Canon with thc Devil's Cate, iorni
?d by thc (?rceu River, presents wild, mountain
jcenery. There perpendicular rocks, hundreds or
reethigh, rise on both sides of thc railroad, so
:lose to the track thai there ls hardly room for a
lecond ont-sometimes Hie rocks hang actually
jver thc read. The scenery in this portion iff tho
Rocky Mountains partakes altogether or tho
mareeter or lim Tyrolcsc Alps. Thc Sierra Ne
rada, OU the other hand, ls, as far as it eau be
seen, (?or snow sheds, forty miles in length, pre
rtnt the passenger from seeing a great portion of
ihesceucry,] rather romantic than wild and sub
imo in its character. Instead of endless wastes
)l snow and sage-bushes, which weary Hie eye In
Ina Rocky Mountains, HIL- Sierra Nevada appears
ia one Interlinked enaln of beautiful mountains
iud valleys, covered with magnificent pines, call
..d shudder pines, oaks and other trees which had
iot yet '.os*. their leaves-while in thc Rocky
Mountains tuc only signs ot lire wcro un Deca?
gonal flock nf antelopes or elks, or hero aud
.?tero a prairie dog, seated on bis mound uf earth,
J:- at night thc ugly bark or a wolf. Everything
n the Sierra Nevada was green, flourishing and
ictive. Mining tow ns are established all along
he route; aqueducts which lu wooden troughs
induct Ute mountain streams for many miles
dong the heights and across thc narrow valleys:
.oads With leann ol horses carrying thc ore to
.ho mills; crowds of healthy, prosperous-looking
atti at every station; little Dutch-looking chil
Iren, with T?U cheeks and round anns; even
'arms in which vegetables ?ind Iruits are grown
?rove i! o genera! prosperity of ibu new Stale ol
??'evada. A'. Elko, lu Nevada, thc Ilrst Chillest;
?rere seen; some carno on board, others were
forking on the railroad. These sous of tho Cc
estiai Empire have uniformly made a very favor
iblc impression upon nie, and 1 have now, o:
sours?, seta thousands of them. Tin y are very
;!"an. even those worklug at the railroads, have
i quat, sedate. Intelligent expression or couulc
Utuce, work very s:ead:!y, and seem altogether a
ate superior lo tho suns of Hain. I should ht
?orry to see them put under Hie latter in tho
South; ?: would, K seems io nie, bf ai: outrage
igalnat Natara They are, however, tar from
lapclarhi California; iu fact, thc sentiment ol
?topping theil furtker Immigration sectus almost
nlversul here. They care iiulltisg for political
irivtlegrs, anti all look forward t" a muru i>
Ulina, and for (lils reason they save and scud
mt of thc country every dollar they eau make
tn?l span*, lu this aspect t::? y arc, of c arso, a
.cry undesirable population, f< r, while lacy fur
ii a !. '. ir, v..y d-> ?ot spend the fruits . -lr
abor, but tirai;? the country o: iv. pertm?ar? ic
?-u:Cv& I saw, als?, at Eilcoai d sui se pi ni ?.: :.
lotis .j nunihcr of Papwo Indian::-inca, trian
md child < .t. v:.ey ; uta: thi lr whole :.: -es vi'.xu
i bright iou brick ca or, loos extrsaieij ?li.v.
,aJ ?ie .'::-??;&?: IrrcciaiattKoss; ... i-i
I arres, ".1t only to bc killed," as a German gentle?
man fium Hamburg said to mc with undisguised
loathing. I advised him to extend bis visits to
thc sea Islands of dear old .South Carolina for fur?
ther experiences of thc same fact. Thc tramen
of these Pupoo fcllow-mcn and brethren ca.ry
their infants, tied against a board, on their
backs. Above the child's head a shed made
Qi nark is fastened, from which two tas?
sels, occasionally bells, arc dangling Into the pre?
cious baby's face. The beauty of this invention
ls that it makes al! the babies Bquintfearfully.
The journey from New York to San Francisco oc?
cupied seven days and three hours uninterrupted
travel, excepting, of course, thc day last at Chi?
cago. Thc railroad herc now goes over to Oak
laud, from which place passengers arc carried
across thc bay in a ferry boat: but, as they arrive
at OnklaniftU 0:30 P. IL, California ti.ue, they
have to wait for the magnificent view which the
hay presents, until the next morning. The best
hotel in San I-'raneiseo ls the Lick House, at least
San Franciscans say that it is the only Orot class
hotel: charges ?4 per day. Thc two next, best arc
thc Metropolitan and cosmopolitan, both very
line and elegant structures; the charges, I bi ?leve,
the same as in thc Lick House. A very good and
j conveniently situated second class hotel is thc
American Exchange Hotel, corner of Sacramento
and San som streets, which charges from $1 60 to
$2 per day. In Hus hotel your correspondent has
taken quarters, paying *4') per month, and is
quite satislied, for the table ls very good and plen?
tiful, the rooms small but eleau, and the wallers
are polite and attentive. In my next I will en?
deavor to give my Char liston friends a descrip?
tion of what 1 have seen litre siuee my arrival.
_ _ A. t*.
, INCENDIA BIS M.
Destructive Files in Florence - Acci?
[rstOH OUR OWN nor. HES ros DENT.)
FLORENCE, S. C., December 2;.
I regrcl to report that our community has
lately beeu the scene of several destructive incen?
diary lires. Last week the gin-house of .Mr. Peter
Goggcsliall, near here, wa. totally destroyed, with
its contents of cotton, cotton seed, ftc. On Sat?
urday morning, before day, thc store of In'-srs.
Winebiirg A Strauss was llred, and thc proprie?
tors and clerks came near being suffocated in the
burning building. The workshops of Mr. John H.
Husbands, adjoining, caught, and were utterly de?
molished. A small store on thc opposite corner
also caught tire, as did the dwelling of Mr. Hus?
bands, but these last were saved by the presence
of the Florence Fire Company. All these fires
were thc work of% incendiaries, and except, that
Messrs. WlneburgA Strauss, who were partially in?
sured, the losses have to be borne solely by the
unfortunate owners. Messrs. W. A 8. were in?
sured for about $4000, and their lass was between
$sooo and $9000.
I see a paragraph in your Issue of the 25th that
Mr. E. M. Davis had murdertd a negro. This is
au error. Theeirenmstances were that Mr. Davis
got into a difficulty with a merchant here, in
which harsh language was used. The merchant
drew a sword and Mr. Davis a knife. Arthur.
Mr. Davis" body servant, stepp, d between the bel?
ligerents to protect lils former master and tu stop
bloodshed, in doing this, he caught a blow, not
aimed at him, which entered tho main artery of
the leg, und Arthur died the next day from loss
of blood. Up to the hour of lils death he expressed
his strung attachment to lils old master, and said
he did nut wish bim arrested, for he never intend?
ed to harm him. This attachment was recipro?
cal, and non" regrets Arthur's loss more than
Mr. Davis. Mr. Davis is one uf our most respecta?
ble and esteemed citizens, and has the sympathy
ol'the whole community, white and colored, la
this unfortunate accident, which he regrets.
-Soven thousand Saxons,liring in Transylva?
nia, have determined tu emigrate uext spring to
the United States. Hardtimes and the general
maladministration of thc country led them lo
take this resolution.
-V man can give bis neighbor a promissory
note, moistened by a Huid just invented by n
French chemist, and in a month afterwards the
holder will have nothing to show for it but a
little du?t. If lids fact becomes generally
known, short credits will become the rule-lu
order that the borrower may be compelled to
come down with the dust before lils note does.
-A numerical code has been authorized by the
English Government, to be used tu the transmis?
sion of messages over thc telegraph lines. The code
book resembles a dictionary, and contains par?
ticular words, p.uases and sentences, with their
equivalent symbols formet) of numbers. The lia?
ges are numbered, find also tue lines of each page,
and thc message is communicated by transmit?
ting the number of thc page and the number of
the linc where the identical sentence is found.
Tue code contains a copious collection of the mes?
sages ordinarily sent by business men and by
-Thc Times newspaper recently made au ap?
plication to the English Court uf Chancery for au
injunction against the proprietor ur thc Clcrkcn
well News and London Times, to prevent the use
of the latter part of thc title, the words "Clerk
cn well News and" bel Ug printed in small type,
and "London Times" in large letters. The re
?pondent argued that the plaintiff had no prop?
erty in anything but the words bc used, to wit :
"Thc Times." After argument, however, the law
was found lo be so clearly against a descriptive
imitation of the title of au old established news
paper, thal thc defendant consented tu a decree
compelling him lo strik? out III? words "and
-Thc celebration ul High Mass on Adven: Sun?
day, in St. Peters, ut Home, gives an opportunity .
for a descriptivo letter in thc London Times'. For?
ests of caudles in the church, ladies in lull dress
black, Swiss guards, priests, monks and bishops
from thc four quarters of Ibo globe, patriarchal,
bearded ami dignified cardinal!*, ntid lastly,
the Holy Father himself, make np Hie animated
part uf thc scene. Flux IX is pictured as pale
and aged, but walking steadily and Iwkiug de?
terminedly. Military and sacred music M adc!
together. A shrill-toned monk delivered Hie ser?
mon, and thc service over, lighted cundlCH, fo:ir
feet long, wer?.' placed before all Hie bishops, and
Willi the Pope and cardinals ile y passed lu pro?
cession oui of the ediUcc. The varieties of cha?
racter and costume, the sea: let and goatskin, thc
commingling u? tourists, worshippers, dignita
larics and peasants, the streets alive with priests
and inouls, thc Whirl Of gaudy equipages, are the
delight uf this scribbler; and he reels oil' a foll
column of word-painting with ail thc ecstacy ol a
penny-a-liner lu a Held of literary clover.
-Thc following paragraph appears in thc Pall
Hall Gazette: "S > soon as liberty of worship was
proclaimed in Spain, the Bible Society sent out
finir inagulllccutly bound Bibles, in English, to
Prim, T?rnete, Serrano and Karilla, lt was quite
Immaterial lo the society that, being Kornau
Catholics, these gentleman could not usc thc Pro?
testant version any more than our Queen or
princes would use thc Douai version, ?f sent lo
them by AutOltelli or thc Pope Idmsclf; still moro
immaterial that, being Soartianls, they prob?; ly
could not understand .t word or thc Engl! 'i text.
Thc use vf tb gift counted for nothing: ?n?ariug
testimony,1 at the cost, pay ofjM .1 Fib!?, ws * a!!
they cured for. We :i" s irry to grieve incss /.cal
oils proselytizers by iufortniii;; them Ilia.' . ..
nf their Bibles reached its ult?malo dcsbuulu
Hie private house of ihs minister. They wore
taken to thc respectivo ofl?-.*.?M over w!iic?t .
I'Ciiilemeu presid rd, a" : Iris ilicu: 1110:1 ... .. ts
?f English sagacity. Vt n gave ld* to un English
lady, J bus t: now in Lundi?.-!-? sprgi I
itT.ilr, nil crimson a:;d ,-, v.l:?t'.i liai lain a;
le; S -irai*-** War I . : ; stn cc u u 1 : r Iii:;
.s?SI ti-- o? thc ci." .?; . 1 ii'.! a?1 .?'.;." t- .a* -r
.d ..;.?. 4 tl . :i l!i . s 1 Cf 'i . . . 1 ami ?.1
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MAD ORGIES IK XEW YORK.
The Masked Rails and their Shameless
Revelry-Flaunting "Vice Supreme.
Thc New York papers note two assemblies or
bal maitines which cante orrin that city just be?
fore Christmas, at which thc worst features wit?
nessed at similar affairs in Paris abounded, and
to thc credit of the journals generally, they de?
nounce these orgies unstintingly. The Urst was
hehl at thc French Theatre, by a party calling
themselves thc "Soci?t? des Bals d'Artistes Fran?
cais," a name to which, it appears, they have no
right, as there ls a society of the same name in
thc city, composed of a highly respectable class of
foreign residents. The Herald says:
As the company wore set down at the cntrauee
or thc theatre, there would bc a storm or com?
ments. "She's a buster," "Sho.i Fly," "Tip
thc wink to Cinderella." Every fresh arrival
served as a new text mr various comments, and
old rrieuds met and exchanged the mystic sign
rn.ni beneath the mask. About the doorways he
crowds were thinner, and thc discipline-tliis is
thc natue that thc sell-constituted placemen
who received tickets would term it-degenerated
into an outrage on courtesy and a coarse parody
The guests who did not dance arc classed as
editors, city government olllcers, noted artists,
merchants, men or family, transcendentalists
and moody dreamers. The gay element was in
command. There was little or no drinking going
on in the building, and the managers announced
in blue and white, -any attempt at disturbance
or lewdness will be repressed with the most ex?
treme severity : and sufficient force ls provided
to warrant quietness and obedience to laws."
People paled at the mandate.
The dancers were actresses, the highe?! class
of the demi-monde and their gallants, mostly in
mask and orten in domino. A glance disclosed
that the prevailing toilets were legs. The statu?
esque representations made at every tum were
eagerly followed by thousands or staring eves.
One of thc most attractive-to rdl hut ministerial
eve--was the figure of one masked fair one who*
if a plane were passed through her Waist, all thc
lower portion or her outlines would be true to un?
dressed nature, save perhaps the covering or a
thin veil, which, symbolizing hypocrisy, was,
doubtless, Tor that reason Ironically employed;
above her waist, a closc-lltting garment was
drawn tight to her best, and amid a shower or
spangles she tossed her blonde locks and deigned
to notice some or lier particular friends bv a sly
The other affair, which ls said to have been or a
still more offensive character, was got up by "La
Cercle des Helles Dames de l'Harmonie," and as
they were not allowed to occupy Allemaula Hall,
adjourned to thc Everett Rooms. The costumes
are said to have "been light and airy, but thc
room being suttlclently heated, no apprehensions
were entertained lest the fair creatures should
catch cold." At midnight there was high revel,
bul no disturbance had then taken place.
From the comments of thc New York press it
would seem that the scenes were most disgust?
ing nt these shameless exhibitions. The Times
The theatre was thc resort ol" thc scum of the
earth. Infamous creatures endeavored to surpass
each other in outraging every sentiment or de?
cency. And the spectators were citizens calling
themselves respectable. There were civic officials
present, aldermen and others, whose conduct is
regarded as viler than that of the degraded
wretches whose obscene revels hail attracted
them to tVio place. They seized one woman and
Hung her from Hie box. Her thigh was broken
In the fall. The police were appealed to, but de?
clared that they dared not meddle willi the occu?
pants ot thc box, for they were all members of
the city government.
Auotlier journal- speaks of the scene aa being
"quite unparalleled in coarse indecency und rutll
anlsmby any similar public entertainment ever
held in this city. The lewdness which was dis?
played was far loo outrageous and repulsive for
description in the columns or any decent newspa?
per. Hut by far the worst feature or the riotous
occasion was thc brutal treatment bestowed on
the frail and scantily dressed females in nitend
anee, lu which a large posse of deputy sheriffs
took a prominent part. These oillclals"occupied
proscenium boxes, and behaved themselves in the
most hardened, not to say demoulac manner.
The World says; Thc crowd was manifestly
made up of thc two eui generis types or character
which In this city have received thc appellation
ol "loafers" and "counter-jumpers." There were
about a hundred masked women present to pro?
bably live hundred masked and unmasked men;
thc women were dressed in fancy costumes,
nearly all selected with a view to expose as
much or the person SS possible. Hy far the
greater number wore trunk hose and fleshings;
but many were attired In thc short skirts of the
ballet. When sufficient liquor had been swal?
lowed so as to produce recklessness, a woman
was caught up and tossed bodily into the pro
BCCnlum box, where she is caught and dragged
by half a dozen brutes lu over the sill and furul
tfm\ in such a manner as to disarrange as much
as possible what small vestige or raiment there
ls on her. Tills feat ls highly enjoyed, and an?
other follows: A young woman, rather pretty,
and dressed In long skirts, is thrown up and falls
back into Hie anns of the crowd, who turn her
over, envelop her head In her own skirts, and
again toss her tip, temporarily denuded. The
more exactly this proceeding outrages decency
thc belter it Ls liked. The crowd, now drunken
with liquor and its own beastliness, w hil rs round
and round lu mail ecstucics. The panting wo?
men, in the delirium or excitement their eyes
hashing with thc sudden abnormal light or phy?
sical elation, bound and l<a*> like tigresses
tiny hnve lost the last sense or prudence, and
safety. The can-can at length commences, but lt
is no longer a dance, but :v series of indecent ex?
posures and a tumultuous orglc.
Thc journals nearly nil call loudly for reform In
this flaunting vice. The Express says:
One of the, as it would appear, Ineffaceable
stains thal opera bouffe lins left in its train ls the
sanction given to public expositions or Indecency.
Five years ago scenes sirrh as were last night
transacted in a respectable theatre were eouliued
to the dens and slums of vice-hid themselves
awav in cellars and dark, reeking sailors' dance
houscs. Sow, vice Haunts Its brazen features lo
the race ol'society, and society accepts I he flaunt?
ing in good natu:c; smiles at vice, in fact; takes
herby the hand and calls ni the strong arm ol'
the law lo give herald and protection lu plying
her wickedness. And but few dissenting voices
Last vear these "French balls," as they are
culled, were introduced into thc City of New York.
The public was somewhat startled at llrst, al the
brazen effrontery er the thing, but then they
wen- new and dazzling, and so they were repeal?
ed. Repeated, too, under the sanction of tho law,
for herc were big, stalwart policemen, ready at
anv emergency to quell, as thc circular which
wan circulated hui night naively says, "any at?
tempt al disturbance or lewdness." Forabrief
time all goes well. The throngs ol' painted cour
tczaiis display their charms with u lavishness
that becomes disgusting, and clustering around
lliem may beseeu young men about town, loung?
ers, artists, lawyer's, gamblers, all mixed togeth?
er in a heterogeneous mass. Later tho cham?
pagne UegiUS lo have ils effect. There is the
shrlci: id a woman-she ls wildly drunk, that ls
all. carry lier out-, A scuttle now, and a mau is
led off from thc door, Ids face a mass or blood.
Yella and mt calls arc heard from every quarter
of thc house-some poor intoxicated foulis ex?
hibiting herself to gloating eyes lu inc maxes of
thecan-cau. And so it goes on,nutll the revel?
lers, sickened to satiety willi their debauchery,
i-?nk out hilo tiie darkness or thc night, thc
hgli's ?nv pul out, and New York has: had another
.stain placed upon its fair escutcheon.
? thc officials of NewYorkaro derelict in this
matter, then: is but oneayern-y and one mode by
whie.li lo crush out so great and ultimately de?
structive an evil-and thal ls for thu press to tuKe
hold earnestly, vigorously and unsparingly, ex
posingUUd denouncing all who in any way give
these shameless moral monstrosities the least
couutcuaiicc. lt is a cunning device of those
who wish lo make money and nourish on these
leprosies to induce ofiloiala, mayors, aldermen,
councilmen, police boards, and even Judges to
visit them per invitation, and under special privi?
leges. lt is tims they design to gain Impunity for
thciroxhluiUons. should it prove necessary, thc
New York Journals must even go so far aa to sin?
gle out and name thc oilicia.s and others or in
nneucc or position who give countenance to these
vicious things by attending and feasting upon
Hu b" orgies.
jlSf AWAY WITH UNCOMFORTABLE
I'itUSSES.-Comfort and Curt- for ldc Ruptured,
icu: post paid on receipt of Vi ceuts. Ad I ress
Dr. H. H. FOOTE, Ko. 1J0 Lcxlogti ti avenue, Nev
.. .-...T? i K <: ii KAT J-I urn i x~ lt EMKDY
CHOLERA, DYSENTERY AND DUR
:IUEA CURUJA fc-This arti dc, so well known
: ..i ! I;;! !y pn/edt! rontfhwrt thc Southern iinu*
....... ..... i - ra K.-iU'?ily Tor the" linav U.-.K. e.-. i>
.-. . v.i. , .! to the whole country,
lt U titvahiable to every lady, ?j :!i married aim
\ .,.roily can alford to lie without lt, aud nom
. x ?o whom i; i virtues aro t .; >..-. :>.
: . r sale by ail Druggists and general dealers.
DJ.Vi!. .. MO?SE.
BURN-SEYLE.-On Thursday morning, De?
cember 23d, lsiio, at Hethel Ctanrcli, bj the Rev.
J. T. Wightman, GEORGE W. BI-RN, Jr., to Miss
ANN E. SEYLE.
BURN- SKYLE.-At the same time and place,
CLARENCE A. BI-RN t^Miss HENRIETTA iL SEYLE,
all of Charleston. *
DIBP.LE-BATES.-Oi! Tuesday evening, De?
cember 21sr, by the Kev. W. J'. Mouzon, at the
residence ol' the bride's father, VIRGIL U. DIBBLE,
of Charleston, to ELIZA E., daughter of Dr. R. W.
Bates, of Orangeburg. No cards. .
PYATT.-Died, at Spartanburg. S. C., on the
lath of December, 1869, HARRIET NOWELL, thc be?
loved wife of John P. Pyatt.
"With Christ, which is far better."
PW- THE OFFICERS AND MEMBERS
of the German Fire Engine Company return their
thanks to Mr. IL H. VON EITZEN and Mr. HAM?
MERSCHMIDT Tor refreshments furnished at thc
late lire on East Hay on the 25th December.
p~f* OFFICE CHARLESTON GAS?
LIGHT COMPANY. DECEMBER 28, 1869.-The
Board of Directors having declared a Dividend of
FIFTY CENTS per Share on the Capital Stock of
of this Company, the same will be paid to Stock?
holders on and after Monday, loth prox. The
Hooks of Transfer will bc closed from this date
until the 10th prox. W. J. HERIOT,
dec29 ll .Secretary and Treasurer.
r-T-?OT?CE ia HEREBY GIVEN THAT
at thc expiration of three months, application
will be mailc for renewals of thc following CER.
Tl FI CATES OF STOCK, th? originals of which
have been lost, viz: In Bank of Charleston,
No. 1900 for thirty-two (32) new Shares; in Union
Bank, No. - for seventeen (17) Shares, both above
standing In name of Henry R. Frost; and in
Planters* and Mechanics' Bank of South Carolina,
No. 12.TT9 for forty-Six ((46) Shares; No. 14 228 for
ten (10) Shares, and No. 15,724 for two (2) Shares,
in name of Henry IL Frost, Trustee.
THOMAS FROST, JR.,
The CELEBRATION OF EMANCIPATION DAT
will take place on SATURDAY, January l, 1870.
The line will be formed at the corner of Calhoun
and Meeting streets, at 8 o'clock A. M., and the
processlou will move on* nt 9 o'clock, and march
through the principal streets to the Military Hall,
where an oration will be delivered at 10 o'clock.
Thc various Companies, Societies and Organiza?
tions, and the citizens generally, arc respectfully
Invited to participate. Seats will be provided
especially for ladles. T. E. DIXON,
Chairman Committee of Arrangements.
pS*WnCE TO CONSIGNEES.-THE
Steamship SARAGOSSA ls THIS DAY discharging
Cargo at Vanderhorst's Wharf. All Goods not re?
moved by sunset will remain on wharf at owner's
risk. RAVEN EL A CO.,
dec2S 3 Agents.
PS* NOTICE.-OFFICE SAVANNAH
AND CHARLESTON RAILROAD COMPANY,
CHARLESTON, S. C.-The COUPONS for Interest
on the Bonds of thc Savannah and Charleston
Railroad Company FIRST MORTGAGE, which
mature January 1st, 1870, will bc paid on presen?
tation at thc banking house of EL H. KEMPTON,
Financial Agent State of South Carolina, No. 9
Nassau street, New York. S. W. FISHER,
pS* PEOPLE'S BANK OF SOUTH
CAROLINA.-This Bank having complied with all
of the provisions of the Act of March, lSCtt, will THIS
DAY resume active operations at their office, No.
20 Broad street. JAMES B. BETTS,
dcc27 3 Cashier.
PS* NOTICE.-OFFICE COUNTY COM?
MISSIONERS, FIREPROOF BUILDING, CHARLES?
TON, S. C., December 20, 1809.-All persons Re?
tailing LIQUORS in the County arc hereby called
upon to take out Licenses for one year, rrom 1st
Every violation of the law relative these Li?
censes will be prosecuted and the p mal y strictly
enforced. F. ! ANCE,
dCCffl Clerk ' .? rd C. C.
~ j2Sr^OTICE.-THREE "MONTHS' AF?
TER date application will be made to the Bank of
Charleston for renewal of CERTIFICATE No. 7288,
for two shares, old issue, and CERTIFICATE No.
4183, for seven shares, new Issue, In thc name of
PAUL TRAPIER lu trust, the same having been
lost. PAUL TRAPIER.
ps* NOTICE TO LEGATEES.-T II E
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, LANCASTER
COUNTY.-The surviving Executors of WILLIAM
MCKENNA, deceased, vs. PATRICK N. LYNCH,
Roman Catholic Bishop of Charleston, et ap?
iti Equity.-Bill for Settlement of Estate, Ad?
vice, Ac.-By order of thc Circuit Court in
this cause, filed October l&th, 1809. notice
is hereby given to the individuals embraced
Within the classes hereinafter described, willly
iu twelve months from the date of the publi?
cation hereof, to come in and establish before the
undersigned Clerk of the Court their right to the
Legacies bequeathed to them in and by thc last
Will ami Testament of William McKenna, late of
the County and State aforesaid, deceased; or fail?
ing so to do within the tiuic specified, their claims
will bc barred, to wit the following: Thc children
of James McKenna, a brother of thc Testator, for?
merly residing at Castle Nacor, in thc County of
Donegal, Ireland; the children of Owen McKenna,
also a brother, formerly residing at the same
place; thc children of Nancy Clemens, a deceased
sister of tho Testator; the children of Einnor Darr,
also a sister; thc children of Ellinor Moran, a
daughter of the .-aid Ellinor Barr; the children of
John McKenna. a deceased brother of the Testa?
tor; the children of Rose McKenna, a sister of
thc Testator; the children of any of the above
mentioned classes who may have died before the
dcalh of said Testator, leaving such children liv?
ing athis death; aud, also, thc children et John
W. Uradley, a nephew of the said Testator.
THOMAS IL CLYUUKN,
Clerk of the Circuit Court,
Lancaster County, S. C.
October 13. 1809. OC120 wSmoa
ps* IF YOU WANT LAW BOOKS.
LAW BLANKS and Legal Printing, go to EDWARD
PERRY, No. 155 Meeting street, opposite Charles?
ton Hotel, Charleston, 8. C._decl4 ?mas
;:C-TO REMOVE MOTH PATCHES,
Flt ECK LBS and TAN from the face, usc PERRY'S
Moth and Freckle Lotion. Prepared ouly t?y Ur.
1!. C. PERRY, No. 49 Bond-street, New rk. Sold
by all Drurgi.-ts. _ doti? amos
?StyPERRY'S COMEDONS AND PIM?
PLE IIEMEDY positively cure? Comedones, (Bald
Heads or Grub??:) also Red, White and Malterated
Pimples on the face. Depot No. 49 Hood Bireet.
New York. Sold by Druggists everywhere.
IP YOI' WANT STRAW, MANIL?
LA and -li kinds of WRAPPING PAPERS, goto
? EDWARD PERRY, No. l.v. Heeling atrcct, oppo
site Churl fston ilota*, Charleston, S. C.
dec! i unios
^y-ElUiOilS OF YOUTH.-A GENTLE?
MAN who Buttered for years fm.rt Korvons no?
bility, Premature Decay, and ??I Hie effects ol
youthful i: ditereiioii, will, for thc sake ol surfer
ing humanity, sen I iVec to ali who ueed it, Hie rv
ccipt and directions for making thc simple rein
i"!v ..Vilich lie was cured. Surfcrer* wis tngt?
; :<:;i by the advertiser** experience, can .. -
by tultlri? tin??, willi perfect conti !< ncc, ? lt!N i
OGDEN, Nt?. ;.' Cdl-tr street, Sew fort
jSst*NOTICE. -TUE DRAWING OF THE
handsome MUSIC BOX at VON SANTEN'3 will
positively take place Tors AFTERNOON, at 4o'olock
precisely. Persons having chances at tho same
and not given their full address nor settled for
them, win please doso before the hour of draw
lng. A few more chances left. dec29 1
po- CITIZENS' SAVINGS BANK OP
SOUTH CAROLINA, CHARLESTON, S. C.-Office
No. BO East Bay. Opens Dally from 9 A. M., to 2 P.
M; also, Saturday Evenings, from ? to 8 P. M.
nie Books of thc Bank will be closed for the pay?
ment of Deposits from the 1st to the 12th of Janu.
arv, in order to make the regular semi-annual
calculation of interest, but will continue to receive
deposits as>isual. Interest allowed on deposits;
Six per cent, compounded semi-annually.
D. RAVENEL, Jr.,
dec29 8_Assistant Cashier.
PB* OFFICE SOUTHWESTERN RAIL?
ROAD BANK, CHARLESTON, S. C., DECBMBER
23,1869.-Notice is hereby given that on and after
the 1st January, 1870, the Transfer Books of the
Southwestern Railroad Bank and the South Caro?
lina Railroad Company will bc closed till a new
list of the Stockholders be completed.
J. M. HARLESTON,
dec24 fmw4 Cashier.
ps- OFFICE CHIEF OF POLICE,
CHARLESTON, DECEMBER 26,1 SCO.-NOTICE.
All blowing of trumpets and other unusual noises
in thc vlncinity of the Academy of Music isherebj
prohibited, as lt tends to annoy the audience and
interrupt thc peace of those who seek enjoyment
therein. All those offending will be arrested
By order of the Mayor.
H. W. HENDRICKS,
dec25G_Chief of Poaee.
^-SHIPPERS PER STEAMERS DIC?
TATOR, CITY POINT and PILOT BOY are hereby
notified that no freight will be received after son
set on the days of their sailing.
deco_J. D. AIKEN A CO., Agente.
COMPANY, CHARLESTON, DECEMBER 15,1800.
The Office or this Company has been REMOVED
from No. 117 Meeting street to No. 84 Hasel street,
immediately lu rear or the Pavilion Hotel.
T. D. GILLESPIE,
ps- NOTICE.-ALL PERSONS HAT?
ING claims against the Estate of Dr. J. L. NOW
ELfc, late of St. James Santee, will present tneat
to the undersigned properly attested, within the
time prescribed by law. All indebted to sain Ba?
tate will please make payment at once.
E. W. NOWELL, 1 Fv(,.Mt/,M
dec7 imo L. C. NOWELL, f EXCCBWr*
PB- NOTICE.-ALL PERSONS HAY?
ING claims against the Estate of 0. J. CHAFE!
will present them, properly attested, within tb?
time prescribed by law, and all persons indebted
to said Estate will please make payment te B. M.
WALPOLE, Aiken, S. C., or A. H. HAYDHIf,
Charleston. MARY A. CHAFES,
B. M. WALPOLE,
dec20 mwra Executor.
suffering from Diseases pcrfining to thc Genito
Urinary Organs, will receive thc latest scientific
treatment, by placing themselves under the oare
or DR. T. REENTSJERNA, Office No. 74 Hasel
street, three doors east from the Postoffice.
pa- TO PRINTERS.-IF YOU WAIST
NEWS, BOOK, CAP, DEMI and MEDIUM PAPERS,
lilli Heads, Statements, Cards, Card Hoard, Print?
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EDWARD PERRY, No. 155 Meeting street, oppo
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dee 14 Cmos
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nov26 fmwlyr . _
ps-A. CARD.-A CLERGYMAN,
while residing In South America as a Missionary,
discovered a safe and simple remedy for the cure
of Nervous Weakness, Early Decay, Disease of
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In a scaled envelope, to any one who needs it
free or charge. Address
JOSEPH T. INMAN,
Station D, Bible House,
oct4 3mo6* New York City.
pD~ MANHOOD.-A MEDICAL ESSAY
on the Cause and Cure or Decline In Premature
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Sent by mall on receipt or un y cents. Address
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1). c._septl lyr
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Parties wishing the prescription, will please ad?
dress REV. EDWARD A. WILSON, Williamsburg,
Kinirs County, New York. nov9 ?irnos
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