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[Frem the Saturday RevlewJ
An aphorism has been for some time going
?bout the world-which, like most other
aphorisms, is palpably false, or, we should
rather say, palpably incomplete-asserting thc
impropriety of disputing about tastes. It has
of course a superficial plausibility, or it would
not have attained so extensive a currency.
When one nerson says "I like my meat half
xaw," anti another says "I like mine
roasted to a rag." there is apparently no fur?
ther room for argument. Each controversial?
ist relies upon the testimony of his own palate,
and of that testimony no one, by the necessity
of the case, can be a snfflcient judge except
himself. Yet the doctrine inferred is in open
conflict with our dally experience. Civilized
beings are, as a rule, rather unwilling to talk
at great length about such strictly sensual
Pleasures as those of eating and drinking,
'et in certain places where the instincts of
the male animal are not kept in check by thc
refining Influence of feminine society-such,
for example, as regimental messes, college
halls, and club coffee-rooms-lhere are few
top 38 dlcassed with more eagerness than the
inuits of wines and cookery. According to
the popular doctrine such discussions ought
to como to a speedy termination. When
one man has confessed that he like*
public-house port, black and sweet and
strong and capable of producing intoxication
at a minimum of time and expenditure, and
another has asserted his possession of more re?
fined tastes, there should be no more to be
said. The final appeal has been made, aid
there is no way of bringing the question again
again Into couru Experience, however, shows
that few men, even of most undoubted moral
courage, will dare to make such an assertion
aa we have just mentioned. Host men would
be far moro willing to admit that they were re?
ligions or political heretics than to confess to
a perverted taste in regard to wine, and would
be almost as willing to admit that they wore
inclined to some moral depravity. It is a fact,
therefore, that even in such matters-where,
as one might have thought, the Influence of au?
thority would be reduced to a miaimum, and
the competence of each man's own conscious?
ness unreservedly admitted-there is a body of
accepted doctrine, and that there are as great
varieties of skill and Judgment as in questions
which bj common consent are capable of be?
ing brought to some decisive test. In fact, we
might with some degree of plausibility reverse
the ordinary doctrine. We might say that
matters of taste are precisely those on which
?ny amount of discussion may fairly take
place. There is not much use In nrgnlDg a
mathematical question; because one man is
absolutely right and another is absolutely
wrong, and the decision between them must
depena not, properly speaking, upon argu?
ment, but upon unravelling some confusion of
ideas. But where taste is In some way in?
volved, there is always room lor comparing a
great variety Of views, and for taming a sub
. feet about in different lights until its true bear?
ings become evident.
' Thc logic of the question k? worth a little ex?
amination, because it applies to matters of
Auch more importance than those in whisk
the sente of taste, In its li'"c~ai acceptation, ls
principally concerned, in most discussions
_?boutart,"for example, we are met by asimi?
lar perplexity. One raau hites Raffaello, ano?
ther has a distinct preference for Hogarth; ls lt
a matter of right br wrong, or is lt a perfectly
open question, to be settled ultimately by
counting heads? Most people would revolt
from tho last conclusion, and yet they have a
certain difficulty in seeing their way to the
first. We may talk about the eternal and im?
mutable principles of thc beautiful, and de?
clare that a failure to perceive them indicates
sheer stupidity and bluntness of the percep?
tive faculties. But then the difficulty occurs
which presents Itself in discussions about
morality. The assertion that certain princi?
ples are everlas* ingly true is very convenient,
and would savj much trouble If lt were ac?
cepted. Bat does it mean more than that thc
man who 'mrdtes the assertion is right, and
that his adversary ls wrong ? When we apply
lt to questions, if there are any such questions,
on which wc arc all agreed, it is superlluotts.
When we apply it to disputed questions, t he
very fact that there Isa dispute ls a sufficient
answer. We are all agreed that it is wrong to
commit murder, and therefore, for practical
purposes, it does not much matter whether we
know that lt is wrong by a direct intuition or
by a process of observation and reasoning. But
when we come to a more doubtful point, such
as the comparative merits of an ascetic or a
utilitarian sohool of morality, our lnluitlous do
not help us out, because they appear to tell in
opposite directions. This ls the case tn most
mattera et art; on? man'? consciousne?* teil?
him that a certain picture ls beautiful, and
another man's that it Is ugly; which is right,
and who is to be the judge ? There is not
even a claimant to infallibility upon such mat
tors, and apparently we are landed in n hope?
less and diametrical contradiction of opinion.
Yet, If we give up these everlasting and intui?
tive principles, we apparently come to thc
equally awkward conclusion that every mau is
his own Pope, or, In ether words, that there is
no right er wrong In the matter. 1 kc admirer
of Mozart is en the same level with the admir?
er of the popular melodies ol'the music halls,
and all that can be said is that anything which
pleases anybody is so tar good, and thc more
people lt pleases th? .better. We have at best
?he old doctrine of the greatest happiness of
the greatest number, which would apparently
sanction any ort, however vulgar and offensive
the most cultivated people may conceive it to
be, simply on the ground of its popularity.
The escape from this ilLemma ls, however,
tolerably plain, and it may clear up the argu?
ment as tho real meaning of thu aphorism
about tastes. Let us take, for example; the
case in which individual taste appears to have
the most indisputable supremacy. One man,
to take our original illustration, likes his meat
underdone, whilst another prefers that it should
be roasted to the verge ot burning. Is it Im
eissiblc to ger.behind these simple assertions !
ust we reur.in forever in a state o? absolute
indecision, and admit that thc Greenlandcr
who likis to bolt large gobbets of taw blubber
ls as good a judge os thc most refined ol' Pari
alaa artists? In one sense, of course, there is
nothing shocking about this conclusion. (Jae
thlng may be suitable to a savage within hail
of the North Pole, and quite a different thing
to a gentleman who boasts that he is at thc fo?
cus of modern civilization. But if the Parisian
were suddenly to take to raw blubber, we
should pronounce him to be wrong with os
much confidence as If he were to declare that
he would give up washing, or to proclaim the
propriety of infanticide. On what grounds,
then,should wc be entitled to base our decision,
aid will they help us In determining more
delicate questions, suchjas the exact number
of minutes during which a given piece of meat
should be exposed to the tiru ? Thu most ob
vioas condition is ??ik? we should prefer that
taste which ls most conducive to health. A
Entlcman who should take to gorging blub
r in modern Paris would speedily become
offensive both to hlmseir and others, though
he might be an ornament to Esquimaux socie?
ty. This, however, takes us but a very littlu
way. The controversies which actually occur
require afar more delicate test for their satis?
factory decision. We may say that nobody
should drink enough champagne to interfere
with his digestive faculties, but that will not
enable us to decide whether the lover ul sweet
orordry champagne ls on thc whole In the right.
The next remark, therefore, must be that, with
certain qualifications, the man who has the
greatest powers of discrimination deserves the
greatest respect In practice there is so much
Imposition in such matters that it Is hard to
decide accurately between thu claims of rival
lodges; but we may assume that liiere is in
l .'t an enormous difference between thu deli?
cacy of different palates; and that whereas 1
some beings in human form-are unable to dis- i
tinguish between port of 13:10 aud ol' ISM), i
there ore others who rival Saucho Panza's
uncles, and could detect the taste of leather
and Iron from the key and thong which had
been dropped into thu cask some years previ?
ously. It must be admitted that, asa rule thu ,
judgment of the man who lias the most delicate (
instrument for detecting infinitesimal varia?
tions of flavor should receive the gr?ntest
?weight, as we should think most ot thu musi?
cian who had the finest ear for minute varia?
tions of sound. The pleasure which can bu
derived from aay object of thu senses is gen
u,I ia Proportion to the acuteness with
which they can judge bf ifs'precise qualities;
to every increase in capacity there must cor?
respond an increased number of graf ideations,
though it may possibly be urged that in some -
coses a sense might be so morbidly acme as to i
GUSS rin lhan ^^^SS- I
yeloped at the expense of others The savage
for example, pays for the keenness of ids vS 11
ion by an obtuseness of the intellectual nod?
ers, and a man may become too ex?Sv?ha a
machine for detecting culinary qu?I and a
suffer a certain atrophy o' the rest ? l?
Bical, to say nothing ol his intellectual and ?Si ' c<
ral, faculties. We will not, however,Tirano
this investigation, which would require mat v
delicate qualifications of the argument Fur
there remains another consideration which ls
probably the most important. If wu imagine
?^dispute between two men of equal powers
of discrimination, LOW are we to reach
?.d?cision? Suppose that one of them pre?
fers a sweeter wine than his rival, u I c!
mS^mS^^r9- of JudSInS between them ? li
JThc difflculty ls undoubtedly great, and lt is on I ?
account of its greatness that different fashions
become prevalent at different timeB In an ap?
parently arbitrary manner. It is easier to de?
cide, that ls, in accordance with common prac?
tice - than to go profoundly into the merits of
the question. And perhaps in matters of eat
iag and drinking it 1B as well that a speedy de?
cision should be thus attainable. There is,
however, a principle applicable to the case,
when it ls worth seeking for an application.
There is a certain correlation between the
various faculties of men walsh may ultimately
bring what are apparently questions of mere
physical taste before a higner tribunal. A
savage, we may presume, likes his meat as
raw as possible; the meat undergoes a greater
change in proportion to the increase of civili?
zation; and we may therefore presume that
it should be modified so much as to avoid
shocking the delicacy generated by the
existing stage of refinement, and yet
not BO much as to destroy the variety
of flavor which a cultivated palate is
capable of appreciating. Or, take a more
definite example, there was a certain analogy,
and probably avery close one, between the
port wine which aided or obfuscated the legal
penetration of a past generation of Chancel?
lors and judges, and the thinner and more deli?
cate fluids in favor with their successors. The
obvious connection between national character
and national dishes is too obvious to be pointed
oat, and lt may bc assumed that a certain re?
action exists, so that by improving the British
beefsteak we might insensibly elevate the
British character. We admit that arguments
of this order are of difficult application, and
that there are wide limits of uncertainty with?
in which differences of individual taste may
fairly oscillate. But that only amounts to say?
ing that there are a great many dishes which
may be eaten or declined without moral turpi?
tude, and that there are many points on which
differences of taste and character may co-exist
with great advantage to the country.
Th? conclnsion, then, is that even in ques?
tions of eating and drinking careful observa?
tion would lead us to the opinion that they are
Intimately connected with various social
aud moral principles, and that there is conse?
quently abundant room for legitimate argu?
ment. AB a rule, in mattere of such refine?
ment, we have to judge rather by instinct than
by the coarser logical methods; yet the instinct
itself is not an ultimate fact, but, like moral
instincts, a matter for historical and scientific
inquiry. The disputes which may arise will
have to be decided In thc last resort by thc or?
dinary methods of inductive observation. Of
course we must finally come to certain axioms.
as in every kind ol scientific inquiry. What
they are, and how their validity ls to be estab?
lished, is a question for psychologists; but as a
matter of fact they are axioms in which every
oue believes, though why lie believes, and how
they bear upon uny given problem, may bo
matter for discussion. And further, what we
have said in reference to beefsteaks and wine
is equally applicable, with certain modifica?
tions, to paintings, music and poetry; (hough
we have preferred to take tho case In which
the supremacy cf Individual taste is at first
sight the most unquestionable.
coaucEitciAL y Ens.
PHILADELPHIA-Per sehr J W Wilson-co.oao
NEW HAVEN, Coxs-Per sehr W II Thorndike
Oi,uuo feet lumber and.timber.
The Charleston Cotton. Rice and Naval
stores Market .
OFFICE CHARLESTON NEWS. )
FRIDAY EVENINO, April 8, ISTO. \
COTTON.-Prices displayed steady firmness with
a moderate demand and light stock. Sales about
350 bales, say 6 at 18?; 1 at 19?; ll at 10?; 61 al
30; 8 at 21; 20 at 21?; 53 at 22; 144 ut 22?c. Wc
Ordinary to good ordinary.lBli^l
BICE.-The market for this grain ls quite firm
with a moderate Inquiry. Sales SO tierces of c?m.
mon prime at 6c ft lb. We quote common to fair
cl<?au Carolina at ?:???>.>?; good ???tOXc.
NAVAL STORES.-There were no sales of Impor?
FREionTS.-To Liverpool, ny steam, ?d ft ft on.
aplanus, and l?d on sea Islands; bj sall, ?cl ft lb
m upland cotton, and ?d ft lb on sea
island cotton. To Havre, by steam, nomi?
nal; by sall, nominal at xe on uplands
ind i?c on sea islands. Coastwise to
. sew IW?, oy ?leura, KC v lb on uplands
md Xe on sea Islands; by sall, ?c ft lb onap
ands. To Euston, by steam, nominal; by sail, ?
??c ft lb on uplands. To Philadelphia, by steam,
sc ft in on uplands; by sall, somewhat norn
.cal. To Baltimore, by steam, ?g?c ft ft on
?: pian ils: by sall somewhat nominal.
EXCHANGE.-Sterling 60 day bills 2l@2l
DOMESTIC EXCHANGE.-The banks purchase
sight checks at par, and sell at ? premium, out
side they purchase at par and sell at ?(?r.'-?c pre?
GOLD.-Buying at io, and selling at l:'<s.i3.
Market* by Telegraph.
LONDON, April 8.-Noon.-Consols unchanged.
Bonds 91?. Tallow 45s. Sugar dull both on spot
Evening.-Consols 93X- -Five-twenties steady
LIVERPOOL, April 8.-Noon.-Cotton buoyant;
uplands ll?d; Orleans ll?d; sales 15,000 bales;
sales for thc week 94,000 bales; Tor export and
speculation 32.S0O bales; stock on hand 455.0C0
bales, of which 54,000 bales are American; stock
afloat 345,000 bales, of which 213,000 balea arc
American. Yarns and fabrics at Manchester
linn. Red Western wheat 7s 10d. Red winter
wheat Ss 7d. Corn 2Ss Cd. Lard CSs. Bacon 50s
Cd. Tallow 44*.
Evening.-Cotton closed firm and unchanged;
sales 12,000 bates; speculation and export 3000.
P.irk buoyant. Bacon firm.
PAU?F" April B.-Bourse opened quiet. Rentes
Evening.-The Bourse closed firm. Rentes 73f
HAVANA, April 8.-Sugar active with a better
feeling at 8aS? reals. Sterling 12?al3; Federal
long currency 0; short 7; long gold IJf; short 4.
NEW YORK, April 8.-Noon.-Stocks steady.
Money easy ut 5a6 per cent. Gold 12?. Sixty
twos 10X; Tennessee ex-coupons. 59; Virginia
ex-coupon, 70; ucw, 09; Louisiana old. 72; Levees,
sixes, 75; eights, tu; Alabama eights, 97; fives, 80;
Georgia sixes, 6*: sevens, 03; North Carolina old,
<.!?: new. 21; South Carolina old, 88; new, 82.
Floor dull and 5c lower. Wheat dull. Pork
steady: mess $27. Lard quiet; barrels 15?al6c
Cotton higher and in moderate demand; uplands
23?o; Orleans 24c; sales 1300 bales. Turpentine
quiet at 47c. Rosin quiet at $2 I0a2 15 for
strained. Freights dull.
Evening.-Cotton firmer, closing quiet; sales
2700 bales: middling uplands 23?c; Orleans 24c.
Flour. S:nte and Western, 5al0c lower; State
Ci 35; Southern doll and drooping at $5 50a0 90.
iVhent dull and heavy, ic lower; winter red dull;
unber Western Si 22al 25?. Corn scarce and a
diade firmer, new mixed Western Saiobetter
ieef Steady, pork Armer, mess $27a2S. Lard
inner, steam 14?al6c. Whiskey decidedly
ower at $103al 05. Rice dull. Sugar quiet. Coffee
lull. Molasses dull. Turpentine 47a47?c. Rosin
?2a6. Tallow 9?a9?c. Freights dull. Money
.asyat?aC. Sterling quiet and firm at 6X- Gold
lull at 12?i. Governments steady; Southerns
inn but dull. Sixes, issi coupons, 14?: sixiy.
wos ll; sixty-fours 10; sixty-fives 10?; slxiy
ievens9?; slxty-eights ii?; forties C?;Tennes
lees 58?; new 53; Virginias 70; new 69; Louis
anas 73?; new 73; levee sixes 70?; eights 91?;
Uabatna eights 97; fives 75; Georgia sixes 65:
evens 93?; North Carolinas 46?; new 22?; Som h
.'arolinas, new. 81?.
BOSTON, April s.-Cotton qnlet and steady; mai?
lings 23Vc: sales300 bales; receipts 310; stock
-'.OOO: net receipts for week 77; coastwise 3967;
?tal 4014; exported tu (irea: Britain 10; sales
050 bales. j
BALTIMORE, April S.-Cotton firmer and prices
shade better though not quotably higher; mid
iing23c; sales io j bales; net receipts 27 hales;
jastwlse 101 bales; total 133 bales; stock -18S0
iles; net receipts of week 565 bales; coastwise
'7 bales; total 10S2 bales; exports to continent '
.30 bales; coastwise 250 bales; sales 2G70 bales.
CixctxKATii, April 3.-Fraisions firmer, but
Jr.eraliy he'd higher.
ST. Loris, April 8.-Provisions very firm.
LOUISVILLE, April s.-Flour -id gra. un- '
langed. Provisionsact.vc. Pc* $24. Shoulders "
Xe; clear sides ic?a. Lird icc. Whiskey
PROVIDENCE, April 8.-Cotton-Net receipts of
the week 285 bales.
CITY POINT, April 8.-Cotton receipts foi the
week 22T balee.
NORFOLK, April 8.-Cotton Armer; low mid?
dlings 21c; receipts 351 bales; exports coastwise
88 bales; stock 02C3 bales; receipts of the week
2301 bales; exports coastwise 2227 bales; sales S9S
WILMINGTON, April 8.-Cotton firm; middling
22c; receipts of the week 180; exporta, coastwlBe,
417; sales 200; stock 900 bales.
AUGUSTA, April 8-Market firmer and more ac,
tl ve; sales 537 bales; receipts 331 bales; sales of
the week 2247 bales; receipts 1291 bales; stock 1941
bales; middlings 21 Kc.
SAVANNAH, April 8.-Cotton very firm and
holders are asking higher rates; middling 21*?c;
sea Island 25a55c; sales 400 bales; receipts 945
bales; exports to Great Britain 3034 bales; Conti?
nent 3015 bales; coastwise ces?bales; receipts of.
the week 4341 bales; exports of the week to
Gteat Britain SOM bales; Continent 3015 bales;
coastwise 2173 bales; sales 3000 bales; stock
28,277 bales upland, and 1807 bales sea island.
GALVESTON, April 8.-Cotton In fair demand
and prices firm; good ordinary lSXe; sales 1130
bales; receipts sss bales; exports to Great Britain
Sf08 bales; coastwise 43 bales; stock 2?,67o bales;
receipts for the week 45,007; exports to Great
Britain 9336 bales; coastwise 74 bales; sales 5810
MOBILE. April 8.-Cotton steady and in fair de?
mand; Middlings 22c; sales800bales; receipts 1315
bales; exports to New Orleans 9 bales; stock 50,
687 bales. Yesterday's stock report was wrong.
Receipts for the week 3592 bales; exports to Creat
Britain 10,574 bales; Continent 1551 bales; coast?
wise 687 bales; sales 4200 bales.
NEW ORLEANS, April 8.-Cotton firmer; mid?
dling 22??a22j?e; sales 5850 bales; net receipts 678;
coastwise 116; total 0?97; exports, Franca 2309;
stock 182,693; net receipts or the week 19,726;
coastwise 1215; total 20,941; exports, St. Peters?
burg 395; Barcelona 2403; Bremen 1899; Genoa
1814; Queenstown 1051; Havre 17,616; burned 125;
New York Rice Market.
From the Journal of Commerce, of April 6:
Tiier ts more inquiry for domestic, and as a
portion or the stock in the South Is being shipped
West, the holders here are less anxious to realize.
Wc ciliate 6a6.'ic fox common to choice.
From the World: The market is well supplied
ami dull, but holders are steady at 5a?3?c for
common to gooil Carolina, auu Cc for choice do.
Sale* 75 tes.
From the Times: Thc demand lias been con?
fined to Job lots, and prices have been quoted
weak. Carolina ut $5u0 currency ; Rangoon, in
bond. $2 62)?a312>? gold, per 100 lbs.
From thc Herald: Carolina was dull, but un?
changed. Small sales were made within thc
runge of 6a5Xc.
NORFOLK, April 6,-COTTON.-Receipts 1691
bales. There has been but a light trade in lt since
our last. At the close lt somewhat Improved,
and au advance or about ??c was gotten on the
best de.-ct ipi hms, though low grades and sandy
cotton was quite as much neglected as before.
CORN.-Receipts of the week show a railing off
from the previous, ami, wilh smart competition,
m ices run up to-day to $1 ulai 02 for choice white
and 93a$l for mixed and yellow at the close,
though the extreme rates cause buyers to be cau?
MACON. April 6.-COTTON.-Receipts to day 81
bales; sales 192; shipped 1S8. Receipts for the
?eek ending I ki? evening, the above inclnded,
491; sales fur same time 952; shipments 1162
showing a railing off in receipts ol last week from
those ot the week before ol' 178 bales, and an In?
crease or sales ol' 412 bales.
Thu market closed firm on the date of our last
weekly review ai 20 cents; on thc day following
prices advanced u hair cent, at which it stood
steady und linn until Monday noon, when n st ill
?ut i her advance of a hair cent was decmred, and
un Tuesday ihe market was linc, with*a good de?
mand all day at 3 cents for middlings, lt opened
linn, willi a gool demand?t Diese figures this
morning; but the usual noon telegrams i ruin New
York threw n damper upon the ardor or buyers.
?iud Hie market closed weak this eveulng at 21
Stock on hand .September l, ltS?!?. 179
Received to-day.?. 81
Shipped to-day. 188
Stock OR hand. 12,84$
Freight on cotton to Savannah, Brunswick and
other points unchanged. tt> ia oo ueuia pei io?
pouuds to either of thc two points named.
Interior Cotton Markets.
ANDERSON, April 6.-Cotton quiet and little
offering, although prices advanced 1,'?C on re?
ceipt ofTuesdav evening's wall. To day (Wed?
nesday) prices range from 19a20>4'c for middlings,
ami u choice article would command a better
ATLANTA, April 0.-The market closed active
at 19c for middlings: 18>i for low middlings; 1731
for good ordinary; 10lor ordinary.
COLUMBUS, April 6.-There was a moderate
demand on basis of 21c for middlings In the min li?
ing, but after the news or the decline was receiv?
ed little was dune, uud thc market closed quiet ut
20J?C. Sales 193 bales. Receipts 111 bales. Ship?
ments 186 bales.
CHESTER, April 5.-The article ls In falrdc
mand aud prices have Improved about <tc since
our last report. We quote middlings firm at 20a
20>?; stalued aud low grades ia proportion.
Cil A lt LOTTE. April 4.-Thc market showed but
little variation during thc past week, and 200
bales changed hands at li> vain.'-e for middlings,
which is lu demaud; lower grades relatively low?
er, say I5>ial7c. Market unchanged.
MONTGOMERY, April 0.-Cotton market Crin;
low middlings 2t??iu2lc; (Ufering stock light uud
till on thc market Hims purchasers.
ROCK HILL, April 4.-Sales during past week
at from I8>jal0c for middllug; lower grades are
very dull ut comparatively much less price. To?
day the market is steady at 19c for middling.
SUMTER, April 0.-About 20 bales have been sold
during the week emUng Mil in-itanr. We quote:
Ordinary 16^; good ordinary ITV, lowndudliug
lSJi; middling 1014; strict tn nh!.mg SOC
YORKY! LLB, April 6.-Colton remains about
the sam? price as last week, say 19>jc fur n good
Receipts by Railroad. April 8.
SOUTH CAROLINA KA: I.itu AD.
655 bales cotton, 40 bales domestics. To Rail?
road Agent, G W Williams A co, W K Ryan. L D
DeSaussure, Pelzer, Rodgers A co, G II Walter &
co, Frost St Adger, J B E Sloan, W W Smith, G A
Trenhoim A Son, Watson A Hill, and Goldsmith
Per steamer Emilie, irom Georgetown, Ac
G II Boardman, Miss M C Thomas, p J Horny; Dr
G lt Weston, Miss E S Smith, B A Muuuerlyti,'wlfo
and two children, Mrs D Tucker, nurse and four
children. Miss A G Holmes, L Michaelowski, M
Kmauucl, and ll deck.
POET C A L JE Si~ L> A I i ,
MOON'S TU ASES.
First Quarter, 8th, ll hours, 5 minutes, evening.
Full Moon, 151 h. 5 hours, 6 minutes, evening.
Last Quarter, 22d, ll hours. 5 minutes, muming.
New Moon, 30th, 1 hour, 17 minutes, evening.
. 5 Tuesday.
R. * S
M A Jil XE XE WEI
CHARLESTON, S. C., APRIL D,
iv Sehr Nelly F Burgess. McKcen, Full Uiver-6
days. Fish Guano. To-.
Sehr Paragon, Wahab, Hertford, N C. 23C0
bushels corn, and bacon. To R M Binler A Son
Sehr Ann S Deas. Gurbatl, West Point Mill, t?7
tierces rice. To Thurston A Holmes.
Steamer Emilie, Lewis, Georgetown, S C. 109
tierces rice, 98 bags seed rice, und sundries. Tu
Shackelford A Kelly, Walker. Evans A Cogswell.
1 burston A Holmes, Fraser A Dill. Cameron
Barklci A. co, J M Eason A Uro. J R Pringle A Son,
li M Manlgault, Miss E A Toomer, and others.
Sehr J W Wilson, Adams, Philadelphia-H F
Laker A- co.
Sehr W II Thorndike, Hall, New Haven, Cunn?
ii r Baker & co.
Sehr R M Brooking, Douglas, Sagua la Grande,
FROM THIS POUT.
Steamship Champion, Lockwood, New York,
Steamship Zodiac. Hines, Philadelphia. April ;..
Ship Bombay, Jurdan, IJverpool, Mardi 23.
CLEARED FOR THIS POUT.
Sehr J II Stickney, Fooks at Baltimore. April ?.
Sehr P.ieharil Vaux, Whitaker, at New York,
Ipi li 6.
CH)OD GREEN TEA AT ONE DOLLAR
.sX a pound. Try lt. At
ajrj WILSON'S GROCERY.
188.8.131.52. ** ? -2.22.
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NOTE.-Wc have ilcilactctl rrom New Orleans
.-.o.?-?! lia?es uplands, rrom Mobile oco bales, rrom
Savannah 62SS bags sea island and 71 bales up?
land, and rrom Chariest ou 3721 bags sea island and
151 baleB upland-tile quantities received at those
ports rrom Mobile. Florida. Texas ami Savannah.
chai ir-itcm Wholesale Prices.
ARTICLES. 1 Kll,J>3.
BACOINO, ft yard
Dundee. 30 e
Ounnv Cloth. 23 ? *4
New York Double Anchor, 44
Inches, 2Jilli?. " ?
HALE TtorE, ft lb- _
Western. ? @ If*?
jute. 0 @ 8
tlUTTKR- Goshen. 30 ? 40
County. 26 ? 30
COTTON, V lb- .".,- ",
Ordlnarv to good ordinary.... is>i@ 21
Low middling. 21 .'i? 21 ?
Middling to strict middling... 2a (a) 22?
Good middling. .. g
Sea island..'.. 40 ? 1 06
COFFEE, ft lb- M _ nn
itu. 2? @ 22
Ugunyra. 24 ? 2C,
Java.... 28 ? 30
Carolina Fertilizer, ft 2000 lbs. 60 00 ?
Wando Fertilizer. 60 00 ?
Double Relined Potulrette. sow) ?
Niles'Phosphate. 63 00 ?
Peruvian Guuno, ? 2240 lbs...100 00 <&
racitlc duane, ft 2000 lbs.?5 00 ?
Phoenix Guano. r>5 00 ?
Haugh'* Phosphate, ft 2000 lbs 00 00 m
Rhodes' Phosphate, ft 2000 lbs 65 00 ?
Rhodes' Standard Mauurc (SG5
time). 07 5U ?
Orchillo Guano (?40 lime).35 uo ?
Land Plaster. 13 00 ? 15 00
Mapes' Super Phos, ft 2000 lbs. 65 00 ?
WooUdou's Phosphate of Lime 65 00 ?
Woolston's Vegc'or, ft 2'>oo lbs 05 00 ta)
Cioasdalc's Gen. Sup.l'hos. net 60 00 ?
Bowers' Complete iManure, net 60 00 ?
Sardy's Phos. Peruvian, cash. C5 00 @
Sanly's Pacific Guano, cash... co uo ?
ratnnseo Guano.65 00 ?
F. Frank Co's Atnmoniatod
Bone Phosphate. 60 00 ?
Coe's Pure Dissolved Hone.... 62 00 ?
Whann's Superphosphate.65 00 ? 75 00
Kirwan G nano, No 1 ($60 time) 54 00 ?
Rtlwan Guan??, No S t?'O time) 6? 00 ? .. '
SCell'8 Araiueulated Bone Phos?
phate (570 lime). GO 00 ?
Ft.ont. ft bbl- .
Kine . .? 00 @ 4 10
ci.,.,t.r. 5 40 ? 5 no
Northern and Western Extra. S 00 ? 7 00
Rainmore Extra. ?
Soulhern-Super. ? .
Kxtra. 7 M 8 00
Family. ? 00 ? a 50
QUAIN, ft bushel
Marvland Oats.0 ?
Western Oana. ?
Corn. 1 2i & 1 30
HAY, ft cwt
North River.\. 1 it) ?
LUMBER, V M feet- , . _ .
Clear White Pine, Amt quality. 50 00 @ OJ o0
White I'lnc, good run. SS 00 ? 40 00
Yellow Fine. 20 00 ? 24 00
Boards, rough.M 00 ? 15 00
(.moved and tongued 28 CO ? 32 00
MOLASSES, ft gallon- ??
Cuba. J' @ 88
Muscovado. 42 ?
Sugar-house. 50 ? 1 00
New Orleans. 7" 0
NAVAL STORES, ft bbl
Rosin, pale. 4 00 ? 5 00
Rosin, No. 1. 2 00 fm
Rosin, No. 2. 1 <W @
Rosin. No. 3. 15* ?
Spirits Turpentine, ft gallon.. 41 ? 4l,-i
Oakum, ft rb. is ?
NAILP-American 4?20iL. ft keg 5 05 ? 7 OJ
POWUER-Dupont's. F.F.F. g.... 6 70 ?
Dupont's, F.F.F. 5 60 ?
Dupont's. Blasting. 4 25 ?
PROVISIONS, ft it
Bacon, Rams. 20 ? 22
Sides. lG?4"if' 17
Shoulders. 12;4'? 13
Lard, in keg. lf'>i? -t'is
Hotter. ? ? 40
Cheese. 15 ? 50
Potatoes, Irish, ft bbl. 2 00 <y 3 00
Sweet. 3 50 te) 4 00
Onions. 7 00 ? 7 f.o
/.nplcs. 5 00 ? 0 00
Bergs. 2-? ? :;o
Poultry-Chickens, ft doz.... 3 00 ? 4 00
Fowls, ft doz. & 0?) ? G 00
RICE, ft lb-Carolina. <U\?* 05??
East india.?. .. ?
SALT, ft sack-Liverpool, coarse 1 40 ? 1 50
Liverpool, linc. ?
uoAR, ft lb-Raw. ?
Porto Rico. ?
EESWA.T-ft lb. 38 ? 40
I1I?ES. Green-ft lb. 08 ?
Dry. LS ? ..
CHESTNUTS-ft bushel. 4 W ff
StocLs of Cotton lu tU? Inferior Towns
not Inelutletl In the Receipts'
Augusta A Uam'g.March 31
Macon, Ca.April 2
Columbas, Ca.April s
Montgomery, Ala.March 25
Selma. Ala.April 3
Memphis, Tenn.April l
Nachvule, Tenn.April b
VERY LIGHT PROWN SUGAR, Ti
pounds for SI. At
apri WILSON'S GROCERY.
" BAKING Jr
THE STANDARD REPUTATION AT?
TAINED by this unrivalled and infallible
YEAST POWDER during twelve y ears past, ls due
to Its perfect purity, healthfulness and economy.
Put up in tins, actual weight, as represented, aud
will keep for years. ,
The quantity required for use ls from one-fourth
to one-half less than other Baking Powders.
Sold by Grocers throughout the United States.
DOOLEY ft BROTHER,
Manufacturers and Proprietors.
No. 00 New street, New York.
RISE ROOFING FELT.
TUE BEST, CHEAPEST ANO MOST DURABLE
Material for Rooting known.
For sale by
CAMERON, BARKLEY <fc CO.,
Corner Meeting and Cumberland streets, .
mch24 6mo_ Charleston. S. C.
' Murray & Lanman's
The most celebrated and
most delightful of all per?
fumes, for use on the hand?
kerchief, at thc toilet,-and
in thc bath, for sale by all
Dr exists and Perfumers.
For sale by DOWIE, MOISE Sc DAVIS,
Jan24rows4mos_Charleston, S. C.
"JgNOCII MORGAN'S SONS'
(211 Washington street, N. V.
Windows, (without water,) Paint.
Oil Cloihs, Floors-, Tables, and all
Woodwork, China, Earthen and
Glassware, and for General House?
Knives, Tinware, Rrass, Steel, Iron
and all Metallic Wares. REMOVES,
as by Magie, Stains and Rust, leav?
ing a brilliant surface equal to new.
REMOVES STAINS FROM MARBLE, PAINT AND
Is not Injurious, and QUICKER, BETTER AND
CHEAPER than Bath Brick, Rotten Stone, Acid
or Lye; it will be found, on trial, the most perfect,
reliable and Indispensable article ever offered to
he public of lhls or any othar country; tn fact, a
rP.Kr-AKATION NO INDIVIDUAL OK CLASS CAN AP
FOnD TO DO WITHOUT.
We refer to the many testimonials in our pos?
session, from families, hotels and manufacturers;
also to more than
FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND
persons who have it in daily use In house and
shop. It will cost you Utile to test our claims
For sale, wholesale and retail, by Grocery, Drug
and Notion honses throughout thc United States.
Sold by GOODRICH. W1NEMAN & CO., Whole
Bale Druggists, Charleston. S. C., also DOWIE,
MOISE Sc DAVIS, Wholesale Druggists.
E Ii T 1 L I Z E li S
P H (ENI X GU A N O .
WILCOX, GIRDS .t C O. ? 8
?UANO, SALT AND PLASTER COMPOUND,
for sale by
WILCOX, GIBBS & GO,
IMPOETEES <fc DEALEES IN
No. ol Bay street. Savannah.
No. 2-il Broad street, Augusta.
No. C4 East Bay, Charleston.
at%~ Send for Circular giving piloe?. terms, cer?
neares, Ac. Jams tufssuios
BROWN SUGAR, 9, 10 AND ll POUNDS
for $1, at WILSON'S GROCERY.
iV T. STEWART & CO.
PANTER BEDOUIN MANTLE.
Thc Fashionable Novelty roi- the
SPRING AND SUMMER, 1 8 70.
UNITED STATES LETTERS PATENT having
been granted mc, securing thc above design, each
garment vin have Ute loiters -T. In mono?
gram on Hie defect, and marked Patent Pending,
or Patented March. ISTO. Anv garment ol this
style without ilils ticket ls an InrriDgmenr, and I
win prosecute nil such tn iii" mil st extent ol' thc
law. ru./>;.\s IKJLAN. Manufacturer,
Oxford, Hancock am! M<Ucl:t:r st reels.
ROS AD ALIS. ?
?j j Vv % ^
: ROS AD ALIS.
G?0DRICH, WINEMAN & CO.,
Direct Importers of European Drugs and Chem?
icals. Charleston. S. C. may8 stuthly
LEAN LIN ESS NEXT TO GODLINESS.
Tnr. UNIVERSAL RUBRER RATH
ls adjustable for convenient use in n Shower, Sit?
ting, Hip and Submergent Halli, combining sim?
plicity. convenience and couifnrr.
I beg to inform Ute public that I have the Agen?
cy fur the sale of these Raths in this Slate.and
nm n??W prepared Ni show Uv sample nt my Store,
their superiority over all o:iier Rattling ?ppara
tus heretofore invented.
P. VON S ANTEN.
Dealer In ail klnd< of Rnbbpr Goods, Nursery
Sheeting, ftc snil importer of Puris Fancy Goods,
Tor*, fireworks, ftc.
No. KI NO ST ft E ET.
Next to Academy of Music.
HEST srxconn g ? TO ???a ja^?vamuNTEi)
Si?e'Asenis inTew^?rklte J&?Z. COATS,
of Tfialey, Sat?M?Ki
OF TH CAROLINA GEOCEBT
(Branch of No. SOO Broadway, Corner Twentieth Street, New Yorick
WM. S. CORWIN & CO.,
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS IN '
CHOICE FAMILY GROCERIES,
l ANO IMPORTERS OF
CHAMPAGNES, WINES, BRANDIES; &c.
NO. 275 KING STREET,
SOLE.'AGENTS FOE THE j
W. S.C. CLUB-HOUSE GIN,- UK l? AN A CHAMP \<SXE CO.?
FULTON MARKET BEEF, .J*
CZ. AHE TS.
MUET A CHANDON GREEN SEALIBBAKD'G FRERE'S MKDOC
Ve Clicquot Ronsard In johnston tc Son's tfedoe
Piper k Co.'s Heidseick Johnston k Son's St. Laubes
Beuche, Fils A Co.'s cabinet tsehenaacr A Co.'s BonUliC
B. F. k Co.'6 Napoleon Cabinet jodard's Coutry.
B. F. k Co.'s Carte Blanche ft. Julien Mcdoc
B. F. ii Co.'s Dry Vcrzenay Chfitcaux Margaux
G. H. Mtimm'8 Verzcnays Chateaux Yquein
J. Mumm'a P, ivate Stock Chateaux La Rosa
Urbaua Champagne [Lynch St. Julien, L. k G.
LAG U A IT R A ,
.a Croix Blanche
English and Scotch Ales.
BORER'S, RUSS', ST. DOMINGO. HOSTETTER'S, ANGOSTURA. DUNHAM'S. STOUCHTON, AND?
DRAKE'S PLANTATION BITTERS.
Hcrmetlcnlly Scaled MEATS, fcoujs, Fh-b, "Vegetables und runts, of every;.variety, by thc can,
Borden's. Lelbeg's and Tonrtelot'n EXTRA Cf OF BEEF.
PRESERVES, Jellies, Jams and Blandy Fruits, .
. English Saucen, Pickles, Salad oil, A
Capers, Spanish and French Olives,
Patle and Terrine de Foi Grax,
. ' Anchovies, Anchovy Paste,
v.'air.ct, Tomato and Mushroom Catsups,
PEPPER SAUGT; Currie Powder,
Lemon and Orgeat Syrups,
Muccaronl and VermlccIU i
Families. Hotels nnd Vowels mrrltrd ct WHOLESALE PRICES In purchasing by the package. AU
Goods warranted, and FULL WEIGHT guaranteed. We will be pleased tb furnish a List of Prices to
those who mnv write for the articles and nnnntltv desired. Goods delivered to all parts of the City,
Railroad Depots and Steamboats. FREE OF CHARGF.
??r TERMS CASH, OR CITY ACCElTANCE. Send for one bf onr Catalogues of Menchandise.
GEORGE H. GROBER..E. E. BEDFORD.J. S. MARTIN.
m sh 12 imo
HE BEST AND CHEAPEST CULTIVATORS.
THE EXCELSIOR CULTIVATOR. NO. 3,
FOR ONE HORSE.
AND FOR TWO HORSES,
THE EXCLLsIOll CULTIVATOR, NO. 1.
Tlnse MACHINES have been thoroughly tested uud warmly approved by some of the most expe?
rienced Pinn t'-rs of our State. Also, T
.MONROE'S IMPROVED ROTARY HARROW.
WAGONER A- MATH EWES' IMPROVED RICE DRILL.
THE RICK BIRD REAPER, for hnrvesiiug Rice.
For sale at Factory prices, Freight added, by
J . E . A D G E lt ?fc CO.,
sn e Agents fur Hie State,
No. G 2 EAST B A V, CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA
m ch22 tuthslmo
STEHST 3D SCALES.
AGENCY TRANSFERRED TO
HART & C O .,
No. 30 HAI NE STREET, AND CORNER KING AXD JIAKKET ?TREET3,
?2- A IT'LL ASSORTMENT CONSTANTLY ON HAND AT MANUFACTURER'S PRICE?.
fl?riHlG, 2i?tC5, . ' .
WHITE LEAD ZINC ANO COLOR WORKS,
JVo. I PHILADELPHIA STREET,
* CHARLESTON, SOUTH CAROLINA.
THE ABOVE WORKS ARE NOW IS FULL OPERATION AND PREPARED TO SUPPLY THE
Trade and Consumers with LEADS, ZINCS and COLORS, o' every grade and superior qualities, at:
NEW YORK PRICES;
HOLMES A CALDER, Proprietors,
No. 205 EAST BAA' STREET.