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Shoo, Fly ! at 1? Mode ?. Frameai*.
TA 1 MOUCHE t KB K 'IV CO KM ODE.
Je Buis, Je sala, Je sals,
Gomme l'?toile do matin,
Je sala. Je ao?t, Je sala,
Comme l'etoile, da matin;
La mnilqae est en l'air,
C'est one ma mere ma dit,
Les anges elles Jettent la m?lasse
Sur la tete de ce no-gr?e.
Ta ! mouche I ne m'Incommode,
Tal mouche ! ne m'Incommode,
Ta I mouche I ne m'incommode,
Gar Je suis un de Compagnie G.
Shoo, Fly t Hit Deuten Sprachen.
AUSGEHEN ! FLIEGE.
Ich fahle, loh fahle. Ich fahle,
.ich fahle, wie der morgens tern ;
loh fahle. Ich f?hle, Ich fahle.
Ich fahle wie der morgens ter n :
Die music ist am Lane
Meine matter sagt mir das,
. Am Kopi von dieser Hegerlnn
Die Engele geglesen Sucker&ass,
Aaseghen I Fliege! nicht mich tr?ben,
Auseghen 1 Fliege ! nicht mich tr?ben,
Aaseghen I Fliege l nicht mich traben,
Fur ich bin an dem Companle "G."
[From the Saturday Review.]
Vice is bad, and malignant wickedness ls
worse, but beyond either in evil results to
mankind Is weakness; which, indeed, is the
pabulum by which vice is fed, and the agents
by whroo malignity works. If every one in
this world had a backbone, there would not be
nearly as mach misery or guilt as there ls now;
lor we must give each igdlvi?ual of the "cruel
strong", a large ?ollowing o? victims; and it
woola be easy to demonstrate that" the pro?
gress of nations has always been in propor?
tion to the number ol stiff backbones anions
them. Yet unfortunately limp people abound,
to th? detriment of society . and to their own
certain sorrow; molluscs predestined to be the
food of the stronger, with no power of selt
delence or self-support, but having to.be pro?
tected against outside dangers if they are to be
. preserved at all; and perhaps when you have
done all you can do, not safe even then, and
most likely not worth the trouble taken^ about
them. Open the gates tor hat one moment,
and they are swept up by the first passer-by;
let them loose from your own sustaining hand,
and they fall abroad in a mass of flabby help?
lessness, unable to work, to resist, to retain
mere heaps of moral Jelly, pitiable as well
as contemptible, perhaps pitiable because
BO contemptible. See one of these poor
. creatures left a widow, if a woman-turned
out of his office, if a man-and then judge of
the valae of a backbone by the miserable con?
sequences of its absence. The widow is sim ply
lost in the wilderness of her domestic solitude;
as much sp as a child set in the midst of a |
pathless moor with no one to guide him to
ute Bale highway. She may have money, and
she may have relations, but she isas poor as If
she had nothing better than parish relief, and
anlese sc me one will take her np and manage
everything for her conscientiously, as lonely
as If she were an exile in a strange land. She
has been so long used to lean on the strong j
' arm of her husband, that she cannot stand
upright DOW that her support has been token
from her. Her servants make her their prey;
her children tyrannize over her and utterly
Ignore her authority; her boys go to the bad,
her girls get fast and loud; all her own meek
little ideas of modesty and virtue are rudely
thrust to the wall: and she is obliged to sub?
mit to a family disorder which she neither
likes nor encourages, but which she has not
the strength to oppose nor the wisdom to di?
rect She may be the incarnation of all saiat
b ly qualities in her own person, but by mere
want ot strength she is the 'occasion by which
a very pandemonium ls carried on; and the
worst house of a community ls sure to be
that of a quiet, gentle, molluscous little
widow, without one single vicious proclivity so
far as she herself is concerned, bat- without
th? power to repress or even to rebuke vice in
others. A molluscous m tm, too, suddenly
ejected from his long-accustomed groove;
where, like a toad embedded in the rock, he
had made his niche exact!]' fitting to his own !
. - shape, presents just as wretched a picture of j
helplessness and nnshlftiness. In vain his
friends suggest this or that independent en?
deavor; he snakes his head, and says he can't
it won'tdo; what he wants is a place where he
- is not obliged to depend on himself, where he
has to do a fixed amount of work for 8 fixed
amount of salary, and whe re his fibreless plas?
ticity- may And a mould ready formed, Into I
which'lt may run without the necessity of]
forging shapes for itself. Many a man of re?
spectable Intellectual powers has gone down
into ruin, and died miserably, because o? his j
limpness; which made it impossible for him to
break new ground or to work at anything
whatsoever with the stimulus of hope only.
He must be bolstered up by certainty, support?
ed by the walls of bia groove, else he can do
nothing: and if he cannot get into this i r lend ly
groove, he leta himself drift into destruction.
In no manner are limp people to be depend
.* ed on; their very central quality being fluidity,
which is a bad thing to rest on. Take them in
their family quarrels-and they are always
quarrelling among themselves-y ou think they
must have broken with each other for ever,
that Barely they can never forget or forgive all
the insolent expressions, the hard words, the
full-flavored epithets which they have flung at
one another; but the next tune you meet
they axe quite good Mends again, and going
on in the old fluid way as if no fiery storms
had lately troubled the domestic horizon. Per
' haps they have induced you to take sides; if |
>. so, you may look out, tor yon are certain to be
thrown over, and to have the enmity of both
parties Instead of only one. They are much
given to this kind of thing, and fond of mak?
ing pellets for yon to shoot; when, after the
shot, they disclaim and disown you, They
speak against each other furiously, tell you all
the family secrets, and make them worse and
greater than they re all y are ; and if y ou are cred?
ulous for your own part you take tue m literally,
and if highly morai, you probably act on their
accusations in a spirit of rhad aman thine justice,
and the absolute need of rewarding sin accord- j
lng to its sinfulness. .Beware, their accusations
are baseless as the wind, and acting' on
? them will lead to your certain ? discom?
fiture. The only- safe way with limp people
ls never to believe what they? say; or. If |
you are forced to believe, never to translate
youAaith into deeds or even words; never to
commit yourself to partisanship in any form
whatever. They don't in teni lt, in all proba?
bility; bnt by very force of their weakness limp
people are almost invariably untruthful and
treacherous. By the force, too, of this same
weakness, they are incapable of anything like
true friendship, and in fact make the most
dangerous friends to he found. They are so
plastic that they take the shape of every hand
which holdB them; and if you do not know
them weU, you may be deceived by their shy?
ness of touch vand think them sympathetic be?
cause they are fluid. They leave you full of I
promises to hold all you have told them sa-1
cred, and before an hour ls out they have re?
peated to your greatest enemy every word
you have said. They hod not the faintest In?
tention of doing so when they left you; but
they "slop about," as the Americans say; an*
-.sloppy lolks cannot hold secrets. The traitors.
-of lite are the Ump, much more than the
wicked-people wno let things be wormed
out of them rather than intentionally betrov
them. Th^ey repent Ulcely enough; Judas
hanged himself; bat of what good Ts thou- re
pentan ce when the mischief ls done ? Not all
the tears in the world can put out the Ire
when once lighted, and to hang oneself be?
cause one has betrayed another will make no
difference Bave in the number of victims
which one's own weakness has created.
Limp men are Invariably under petticoat I
Sivernment, and it all depends on chance aud
e run of circumstances whose petticoat Is
dominant. The mother's for a long period
then the sisters'. If the wife's, there is sure to
be war in the feminine camp belonging to the
invort^rate commander ; for such a man
creates Infinitely more Jealousy among his
womankind than the most discursive and the
most unjust. He ls a power, not to act, but to
be used; and the woman who can hold bim
with ?ae firmest grasp has necessarily the
largest share of good things belonging. She
can close or draw his purse strings at pleasure;
she can use his name and mask herself behind
r JPT0I?TYAT Pleasure; he ls the undying
Jorklns who ls never without a Spenlow to set
him well up in front; and we can scarcely
wonder that the various female Spenlows who
shoot with his bow and manipulate his circum?
stances arv jealous of each other to a frantic
pitch, regarding his limpness, as they do, as
so much raw material from which they can
spin out their own strength.. As the mollusc has
to become the prey of some one, the question
simply resolves itself Unto whose ? the new
wife's or the old sisters'' who shall govern,
sitting on his shoulders 1' and to whom shall he
be assigned captive ? Be generally inclines to
his wire, If she is younger than he, and has a j
backbone of her own; and you may see a limp
man of this kind, with a fringe ol old-rooted
female epiphytes, gradually drop one after
another of the ancient stock, till at last Ms
wife and her relations take up, ail thc space,
and are the only ones he supports. His own
kith and kin go bare while he clothes her and
hers In purple and fine linen; and the fatted
?aires in his stalls arc liberally slain for thc
prodigals on ber side of the house, while the
dutiful sons on his own get nothing better than
I Another characteristic of limp people is, their
i curious Ingratitude. Give them nine-tenths of
your subsistence, and they will turn against
yon if you refuse them the remaining tenth.
Lend them continually all the money you can
spare, and lend in utter hopelessness of any
future day. of reckoning, but retrain once from
r your own Imperative needs, and they will
leave your house open-mouthed at your stingi?
ness. To be grateful Implies some kind ol're?
tentive faculty, and this is just what the limp
have not got. Another characteristic of a dif?
ferent kind is the rashness with which they
throw themselves into circumstances, which
they afterwards find they cannot bear. They
never know bow to calculate their forces, and
spend the latter baif of their life in regretting
what they had spent the former half in endea?
voring to attain, or to get rid of, as it might
chance, if they marry A they wish they had.
taken B instead; as house-mistresses they
turn away their servants at short notice
after long complaint, and then beg them
to remain lt' by any means t' iy can bribe
them to stay. They know nothing of
that clear Incisive action which sets
men and women at ease with themselves, and
enables them to bear consequences, be they
good or ill, with dignity and resignation. A
limp backboneless creature always falls foul of
conditions, whatever they may be, thinking
the right side better than the left, and the lett
one so much nicer than the right, according to
its own place ot standing for ute moment; and
what heads plan and hands execute, Ups are
never weary of bemoaning. In fact the limp,
like fretful babies, do not know what they
want, being unconscious that the whole mls
I chief iles in their having a vertebral column of
gristle instead of one of bone. Then they
spread themselves abroad, and take the world
Into their confidence, weep in public and rave
in private, and cry aloud to the priest and the
Levlte passing by on th? other side (may be
heavily laden for their own share) to come
over and help them, poor sprawling molluscs,
when no man but themselves can set them up?
right. The-confldence of the limp are told
through a trumpet to aU tour corners of the
sky, and are as e?sy to get at, with the very
gentlest pressure, as the Juice bf au over-ripe
grape. And no lessons of experience will ever
teach them reticence, or caution in their
choice of confidants. Not difficult lo press into
the service ol' any cause whatever, they are
the very curse of ?Il causes which they as?
sume to serve. They collapse at thc first touch
ot .persecution, ot' misunderstanding, of harsh
judgment, and fall abroad in hopeless panic at
the mere tread of the coming foe. Always
convinced by the last speaker, facile to catch
and impossible to hold, they ore the prizes,
the decoy ducks, for which contending parties
fight, perpetually oscillating between the main?
tenance ot old abuses and the advocacy of
dangerous reforms; but the side to which they I
have pledged themselves on Mooday.they for-1
sake on Tuesday under the plea of reconver?
sion. Neither can they carry out any design
of their own, if their friends take it in hand to
over-persuade them. If a man of this
stamp lias painted a picture, be can
be induced to change the whole key,
the central circumstance, and thc principal j
figure, at the suggestion of a confident critic
wno is only a pupil in the art of which he is,
at least technically, a master; if be is preaching
or lecturing, he thinks more ol the people he
ls addressing than of what be has to say, and,
though Impelled at times to use the scalping- j
knife, hopes he doesn't wound. Vehement
advocates at times, these men's enthusiasm Is
merely temporary, and burns itself ont by its
own energy of expression; and how fierce so?
ever their aspect when they ruffle their
leathers and make believe to fight, one vigo?
rous peck from their opponent proves their
anatomy as that of a creature without verte?
bra, pulpy, gristly, gelantinous, and limp.
All things have their uses and good issues; but.
what portion of the general good the Ump aro
designed to subserve is one of those mysteries
to which none as yet hold the key.
m . THE INCOME TAX.
mark Twain's Interview with nu As?
sessor, nad what Came of lt.
[From the Buffalo Express.j
Thc first notice that was taken of me when I
"settled down," recently, was by a geutlcman,
who said hq was an assessor, und connected
with the United States Internal Revenue Pe
Sartment. I said I had never beard of his
ranch of business before, but I was very glad
to see bim, all thc same-would he sit down ?
He sat down. I did not know anything par?
ticular lo say, end yet I felt that people who
had arrived al the dignity of kecplmr house
must be conversational, must be easy and so?
ciable in company. So In default of anything
else to say, I asked bim ii he was opening his
shop in our neighborhood.
He said he was. [ I did not wish to appear
ignorant, hut had hoped he would mention
what he had Tor sale.]
"I ventured to ask him "how was trade ?"
and he said, "so-so."
I then said we would drop in, and if we
liked his house as well as any other, we would
give alva our custom.
He said be thought we would like his estab?
lishment well enough to confine ourselves to
it-said he never saw anybody who would go
off and hunt up another mon in his Une after
trading with him once.
That sounded very complacent, but barring
that natural expression of vUlany which we
all have, the man looked honest enough.
I do not know how it came about exactly,
but gradually we appeared to melt down and
run together, conversationally speaking, and
then everything went along as comfortably as
We talked, and talked, and talked-at least
I did. And we laughed, and laughed, and
laughed-at least be did. But all the time I
had my presence of mind about me-I bad my
native shrewdness turned on "lull bead," as
the engineers say. I was determined to find
out all 'about his business, in spite ol his ob?
scure answers: and I was determined I would
have it out of him without his suspecting what
I was at? I meant to trap bim with a deep,
deep ruse. I would tell him,all about my own
business, and he would naturally so warm to
me during this seductive burst of confidence'
that he would tell me all about his affairs be?
fore he suspected what I was about. I tfrbught
to myself, My son, you little know what an old
fox you are dealing with. I said :
"Now youfflever would guess what I made
lecturing thrWinter and last spring ?"
"No^don't believe I could to save me. Let
me see-let me Bee. About two thousand dol?
lars, maybe ? But no-no, sir, I know you
couldn't have made that much. Say seven?
teen hundred, maybe ?"
"Ha-ba ! I knew you couldn't. My lectur?
ing receipts for last spring and this winter
were fourteen thousand seven hundred and
fifty dollars-what do you think of that ?" ' ?
"Why lt ls amazing-perfectly amazing. I
will make annote ol it. And you say even this
wasnt all ?" r
' UA111 Why bless you, tbere was my income
from the Buffalo Express for four months
about-about-well, what should you say to
about eight thousand dollars, for instance h
"Safl Why I should like to see myself
rolling In just Buch another ocean ol affluence.
Eight thousand ! I'll make a note oflt. Why,
man '.-and on top of all this I am to under?
stand that you had still more iocome ?"
"Ha-ha-ha! Why, you're only in the sub?
urbs of lt, so to speak. There's my book. -The
Innocents Abroad'-price $3 60 to $5, accord?
ing to the binding. Listen to me. Look me
in the eye. During the lost four months and a
half, saying nothing of the sales before that
but just simply during the four months and a
ball ending March 15, 1870, we've sold ninety
five thousand copies of that book ! Ninety
five thousand ! Think of it. average four
dollars a copy, say. It's nearly four hundred
thousand dollars, my son. I get half!"
'.The suffering Moses ! I'll set that down.
Fourteen- seven-fifty-eight-two h und red.
Total, eny-well, upon my word, the grand
total ls about two bundled and thirteen or
fourteen thousand dollars. Zs that possible ?"
"Possible ! It' there's any mistake its the
Tjtherway. Two hundred and fourteen thou?
sand, cash, is my income for tills year if I
know how to cipher."
Then the gentleman got up to go. It came
over me most uncomfortably that may be that
I had mado my revelations for nothing, be?
sides being flattered into stretching them con?
siderably by thc stranger's astonished excla?
mations. But no; at the last moment the gen?
tleman handed me a large envelope and Bald
it contained this advertisement; and that 1
would find out all about bis business in it.
As 60on as he was gone, I opend his adver?
tisement. I studied it attentively for lour
minutes. I called up the cook and said:
"Hold me while I faint. Let Maria turn thc
Byr-and-bye when I came to, I sent down to
the rum mill on the corner and hired an artist
by the week to sit np nights and curse that
stranger, and give me a mt occasionally in the
day-time when I came to a hard place.
Ah, what a miscreant he was ! His "adver?
tisement" was nothing In thc world but a
wicked tax return.
It was plain that that stranaer had enabled
me to make an ass of myself It was very,
very plain, and I went out and hired another '
axtist. By working ob my vanity thc stranger
bad seduced me into declaring an income of
$114,000. By law, $1000 of trna was exempt
from income tax, the only relief I could see,
and it was only a drop in the ocean. At the
legal Ave per cent. I must pay over to the gov?
ernment the appalling sum ot $10,650 income
[I may remark In this place that I did not
I am acquainted with a very opuleut man,
whose house is a palace, whose table is regal,
whose outlays are enormous, yet a man who
has no income, as I have often noticed, by the
revenue returns; and to him I went for advice,
in my distress. He took my dreadful exhibi?
tion of receipts, he put on bis glasses, he took
his pen, and presto 1-I was a pauper ! It was
the neatest thing that ever was. He did it
simply by deftly manipulating the bill of "De?
ductions.'r He set down my "State, national
and municipal taxes" at so much; my "lossesby
shipwreck, fire," Ac., at so much; my "losses
on sales of real estate"-on "live stock sold"
on "payments for rent of homestead"-on "re?
pairs, improvements, interest"-on "previously
taxed salary as an officer of the United States
army, navy, revenue service" and other things.
He got astonishini "deductions" out of each
and every one of these matters-each and every
or? ol them. And when he was done he
banded me the paper, and I saw at a glance
that during the year 1869 my income,In the
way of profits, had been one thousand two
hundred and fifty dollars and forty cents.
"Now." said he. "the thousand dollars is
exempt by law. What you want to do is to go
and swear this document in, and pay tax on the
two hundred and fifty dollars.
[While he was making this speech his little
boy Willii! lifted a two dollar greenback out of
his vest-pocket and vanished with it; and I
would be: anything that if my stranger were
to call on that little boy to-morrow, he would
make a fftlBe return of his income.]
"Do you," said I, "do you always work up
the 'deductions' after this fashion in your own
case, sir J"
"Well, I should say so ! If it weren't for
those eleven saving clauses under the head of
'deductions'. I should be beggared every year
to support this hateful and wicked-this ex?
tortionate and tyrannical government.*'
This gentleman stands away up among the
very best of the solid men of Buffalo-integrity
of unimpeachable social spotlessness-ana so
I bowed to his example. I went down to the
revenue office, and under the accusing eves of
my old visitor, I stood up and swore to lie af?
ter lie, fraud after fraud, villany after villany,
till my immortal soul was coated inches and
Inches thick with perjury, and my self-respect
was gone forever and ever.
But what o? it ? lt is nothing more than
thousands of the highest, and richest, and
proudest, and most respected, honored and
courted men In America do every year. And
so I don't care. I am not ashamed. I shall
simply, for the present, talk little and wear
flre-proof gloves, lest I fall iuto certain habits
Kaw YORK-Per steamship Tennessee-73 bags
sea island cotton, 1408 bales Upland cotton, 65
casks rice, 40 caskB clay. 134 bales domestics, 400
bbls rosin, 14 bbls ol), 81 packages sundries, 28
bbls new potatoes. 20 boxes .cabbages, 232 boxes
vegetables, 22,000 feet lamber, 62 packages paper.
rite Charleston Cotton. Klee and Naval
OFFICE CHARLESTON NEWS, )
WEDNESDAY EVENING, May 18, 1670. f
COTTON-.-Seilers to day wishiDg to dispose or
the article had to submit to the views or buyers,
and middlings In some cases came down to 21c,
bat In other operations the article that was taken
waa rather scant; factors were not, however,
willing in all instances to accept these figures,
prices showlDg irregularity. The sales were
about 300 bales, say 17 at 13c; 7 at is;-;; 12 at 19;
15 at 20; H at 20>i; 16ut 20%; A^T at 21; 66? -I;..;
9 at 22c. We quote, somewhat nominally s*
Ordinary to goou ordinary.18 (?20
Strict middling.21 '?ra?
BICE.-The market was steady for this grain;
sales about loo tierces clean Carolina, say 30
tierces ate%; ?at 7; co at 7,','c fi lb. Wc qoote
common to fair clean Carolina at C,'a'aTc; good
NAVAL Sroi.es.-The market was somewhat ac?
tive, but prices had an easier tendency. Sales
269 bbls spirits turpentine at 3lc, Say of rosins,
2 bbls window gloss at $5 00; 110 bbls p.Uc at
$4 75; 29 bbls low pale at $4; 37 bhls No. 1 at $.1;
200 bbl3 extra No. 2 ct $1 70; 960 bbls No. 2 at
FBKi 3HTS.-To Liverpool, by steam, direct nomi?
nal, v:a New York, 7-10d on uplands; 11-lGd
on sea tfllamfs; by sall we quote 7-lCd on
j aplane! cotton, and J? d ft BJ on sea
island cotton. To Havre, by steam, nomi?
nal; by eau, nominal at \c on a plano
ind l*ic on sea islands. Coastwise to
Sew York, by steam, }?c fi m on uplands
ind He on sea Islands; by sall, Kc fi tb on up?
lands. To Boston, by* steam, nominal; by sall, \
9H<? V m on uplands. To Philadelphia, by steam,
Ko ft a on uplands; by sall, somewhat nom?
inal. To Baltimore, by steam, K@XC fi ft on
uplands; by sall somewhat nominal.
Ex CH AN SK.-Sterling 60 day bills 24%@25.
DOMESTIC EXCHANGE-The banks purchase sight
checkn at % off and Bell at M premium. Outside
they purchase at %'@.L4 off, and Bell at >,'@,'4
GOL?.-Buying at 13>? and selling at 14>?.
Markets by Telegraph.
LONDON, May 18-Noon.-Consols 94%. Booda
LIVERPOOL, May 18-Noon.-Cotton opened dull
and irregular; uplands ll%d; Orleans ll.Vi;
Boles 10,000 holes. Red Western wheat 8s 20; red
winter 8s lld. Beef 106?. Bacon 58s ed.
Evening_Cotton closed steady; uplands lida
ll>id; Orleans 11%; sales 10,000 bale";speculation
and exports 2000 bales. Naval stores firmer.
PARIS, Moy 18.-Bourse opened dall. Rentes
HAVRE, May 18.-Colton opened duli anti de?
clining; on the spot ir 30,'.; c ; afloat if 29c.
Evening.-Cotton closed quiet.
NEV YtffcK, May 18.-Noon.-Stocks weal:.
Money easy at 4a5 per cent. Cold 14%. Sterling,
.long, 9.?,'; short, 10.'4'. Tennessee ex-coupons
60%; new 65; Virginia ex-coupons 69%; Louisi?
ana nixes, old, 75%; new, 73; levees, sixes, 74;
eighth 94; Alabama eights 102; Georgia sixes 90:
sevens 9?; North Carolina, old, 50; new 24%;
South Carolina, old, 93; new 84%. Flour dull
and tc lower. Wheat dull and declining. Corn
dull and heavy. Pork qnlet at $30. Lard steady
at ie.-?c. Cotton easier at 22%a23%c; sales 1000
bales. Turpentine dull at 40%c. Rosin firm
at $2 07a2 io for strained. Freights dull.
Evening.-Cotton dull; saies 1700 bales; mid?
dling uplands 22% c; Orleans 23%. Flour-State
$4 70a5 65; Western $4 70a6 30; Southerns heavy
at $6a9 95. Wheat heavy and la2c lower. Corn
lowe*; new mixed Western $105al 10. Beer
steaty. Pork lower, at $29%a29?4. Lard dull;
kettle 16%. Whiskey heavy at $1 09%al 10. Rice
firm at 6%a7%e. Sugar steady. Coffee quiet.
Molasses and naval stores dnll. Freights dull;
cotton by steam J<d; sail 5-SJa.viCd. Money easy '
at 4a5. Sterling 9%a9%. Gold 14%. Govern?
ments closed strone at a fraction decline; South?
erns generally firm.
BOSTON, May 18.-Cotton dall and lower; mid?
dling 2l%a23.'4'c; net receipts 113 bales; coastwise
41; total 154; stock 5wo.
BALTIMORE, May 18_Flour dull and easier and
prices unchanged. Wheat dull; Maryland $150a
1 55; Pennsylvania SI 30al 35. Corn dull and
lower; white $i20al SI; yellow $1 l?al 15. Oais
firmer at 65c. Pork firm at $35. Shoulders 14a
14%c. Lard 17%c. Whiskey quiet and unchang?
ed. Cotton dull and declined %'c; middlings 22?4c;
receipts 192 bales; stock 2425 bales.
CINCINNATI, May 18.-Corn declining, 95a9Cc,
not offered rreely, $1 asked. Whiskey $1 07.
Mes i pork and lard held firmly; ne sales. Bacon
in fr.ir demand; shoulders 13,\,'al3)ic.
ST. LOUIS, May 18.-Best gra.les yellow and
white corn buoyant; other quotations dull; mixed
94ca$l. Whiskey $1 08. Pork $30a30 60.
LonsviLLH, May 1?.-Corn unchanged. Pork
$30. Lani 17c. Bacon shoulders 13%c. Whiskey ,
NORFOLK, May 18.-Cotton dull and nominal;
low middlings 2lc; receipts 703 bales; exports
coor.twlse 516 boles; stock 3387 bales. ;
AUGUSTA, May 18.-Cotton market quiet, but
fra ; sales 380 bales; receipts 215 bales; middling ?
SAVANNAH, May 18.-Cotton In moderate de?
mand; middlings 21 \'c; sales 300 bales; receipts
1763 bales; exports' coastwise 629 bales; stock
GALVESTON, May 18.-Cotton doll and nominal;
good ordinary l8Jial9c; sales 120 bales; receipts
763; Stock 29,647.
MOBILE, May 17.-Cotton doll and tending
downward; middling 214?c; sales 60 bales; re?
ceipts 174 bales; exports to New York 861 bales;
to New Orleans 45 bales; stock 43,260 bales. May
18.-Cotton quiet and weak; middling 2l>ic; Bales
250bales; receipts 135 bales; exports coastwise 35
bales; stock 43,360 bales.
NEW ORLEANS, May 18.-Cotton dull; middling
nominally 22,4c; sales 2000 bales; net receipts
1058; coastwise 45; total 1103; exports to Bremen
2120;Veracruz 370; stock 125,356 bales. Sugar
dull and lower; prime li)?ali;?c. Molasses easier;
prime reboiled 70a75c. Coffee dull; fair I6#al6%c;
prime I7%al8>i. Sterling 26a26/'4'; sight ji pre?
mium. Gold 15.
HAVANA, May 16.-Tiiefollowing are the prices
of merchandise at the close of the market on Sat
day, Mfcy 14:
SUGAR.-Nearly all the estates have finished
grinding, and notwitBtanding the foreign advices
there i? a large business doing; prices are un?
changed; stock in warehouse at Havana and Ma?
tanzas 553,000 boxes,26,ooo hhds; exported during
the week from Havana and Matanzas 36,000 boxes,
of which 2600 were to the United States. Lamber
firm for white pine at $27 50 uer M.; pitch pine
steady at $26 per M. Frelgbts active, but a rad In
prices to the United States ls expected; per box of
sugar to the United States $1; per hogshead of
sugar to the United States $4a4 50; per hogshead
of molasses $3a3 50; per ton to Falmouth and or?
ders 35ua40s; per ton to France direct 46f.
New York Rice Market.
From the Daily Balletin, 16th instant: The
market was without important change. Sales of
60a60 tierces, in job lots, st 7a7)ic for good to
choice Carolina. Carolina, common to good, per
cwt. $<> 75a7 25; do prime, do $7 37>io7 62% ; Ran?
goon per pound 3tt6c; Rangoon, gold in bond, do
From tho Journal or Commerce: The market is
quiet, but prices arc steady ac 7a7>ic. Rangoon
sells in lots at 7c, currency, and 3a3,'? c gold, if in
From'thc World: The supply offering contin?
ues small, and is only available at full prices;
sales of 50 tierces Carolina at ?a7#c
From the Tribune: Rice dull and unchanged;
sales of 50 tiercel, carolina at 7a7>ic.
From the Herald: Carolina was quiet, but
steady at former prices. The sales were ?0
tierces, at Tatjfo for fair to prime.
New York Naval Store* .Hurirt.
NEW YORK,May 16.-NAVAL STORE8.-Receipts
of spirits turpentine 383 bbls; receipts of rosin 287
bbls. Spirits turpentine was quier, and the busi?
ness transacted was mainly in a jobbing way;
sales nf loo bbls in lots at 42>ia43c. Rosin was ac?
tive, tut prices are uncharged; sales 3000 bbls
common strained at $2 07a210, and 2600 bbls do
at $2 OTK. We quote No. 2 at $2 45a 2 62,4; No. 1
$2 75S3 75, and $4a6 for palo and extra pale. Tar
was quiet, but holders remain very firm, and
wnere Bales are made fud prices are obtained.
We quote at $2 05a2 15 for Washington and New?
bery. Pitch-We quote at $2 37>ia2 60 for city,
the higher figure on lots.
Interior Co ti 0?Markt ts.
COLUMBIA, May 17.-Cotton was in good de?
mand to-day, bor little offering, at 21021,',,c for
ATLANTA, May 16.-The market closed at 20J?c
for middlings; ioj?c for low middlings; 18,vc for
good ordinary; I7#c for ordinary.
COLUMBUS, May 16.-bur market dull, weak
and nominal, 2o?a20&c for middling; sales 62
bales; receipts 44; shipments 17.
MONTGOMERY, May 16.-Market quiet at 2lc
for low middlings.
Receipts by Kuliroud, May iv.
SOUTH CAROLINA RAILROAD.
365 bales cotton, 47 bales goods, 140 bibs naval
stores. To Railroad Agent, Graeser A Smith, L D
DeSaus8urc, Frost A Adger. G W Williams & co,
Gibbes A co, W B Williams A Son, Reeder A Da?
vis, Pelzer, Rodgers & co, Smith A Chapeau, W W
Smith, cleghorn, Herring A co. Goldsmith A Son,
W c Courtney A co, B G Wilkins A co, G U Walter
A co, A B Mid ligan, and T P Smith.
Per steamship Tennessee, for New York-Mr
Green, Mrs E S Green, Mr and Mrs N P Clyde, Mrs
Duur. Miss Clyde. Mr and Mrs McNeill, D E Bos?
tick, Master McNeill. R H Hall. Mr Hall, Master
Pot ?sr, Miss Flinton, Miss Hoye, Mrs Stone, Mrs
Lee, Master Ward, W S Thompson, S L Woodford,
G Gunn, Mrs Thompson and two children, Mrs
Green, two children and'nurse, G Seeger, Master
Falk, W J Falk, Mrs Falk and nurse, Miss Falk, E
ll Strieker. C Walters, T S Grant* P Gerlach, Mr
McGority, J E Gill, Mrs G H Pratt, Mrs Pratt and
child, A S MarSttall, J Hilton. E L Pratt, TGoforth.
T McAvoy, F Gurney. B A McCaud. M Laird and
lady, E Malone, Mr and Mrs R ll Hall, R A Prin?
gle, and others.
Per steamar City Point, from Palatka, via Jack?
sonville. Fernandina and Savannah-Mrs Hell,
Mrs Ktlger, Mrs Hoppln. H A Hoppln, Miss A J
Hoppin, Miss A Hoppln, Miss K Hoppln. W Grimly,
J Nemond and wife, J LTennison, Mr Hildebrand
and wife, A Whitney, Mrs Ambler. Mrs Cooper, N
Edgar, Mrs Creary, Miss Crearyr^E F Creary. C F
Creary, W Lawyer, Miss Lawyer, L Cheney, Sister
Michaelle, Miss TTesco, Miss Schankley, Profes?or
Perry. ERR Hoyt, L Frampton, Miss G T Vance,
J W Cochran, Col S H Owens, Mrs Ly les, Mrs D
Bedell, Mrs Mattltt and daughter, E C Buckin, J F
Taylor. H D Walter. Mr Snell. B S Hasel?ne and
wife, R Gourdin, C Leonard, Mr Baker, Miss Pink
ham and daughter, S C Roberts, G W Knight, Mr
Geer, Mrs Am it age, and 62 deck.
Per steamer Emilie, from Georgetown, Ac
R B Taggart, W Lee, Mrs F L Stowe. Master Abra?
ham Ward, B F Wickereham, J W Balley. C Ma?
lone, Captain Griggs, Mr Potts, G R Mercer, J K
Mercer, W L Buck, Miss Henning, Dr B G Hen?
ning, General A M Manlgault, Captain Gregg, Mrs
flood win and four children, Miss Gibbes, Mrs L T
Frost, norse and two children, Miss E R Snnts,
Miss Kattie White, Miss S Ellis, W B Pringle, F S
Rhodes, Captain Isaac Davis, B Kills, and 6 deck.
Per steamer Pilot Bov, from Beaufort, Edlsto,
J J Uale, A Schien, A A Mack, Miss Leverman. G
W Wells, Miss Chaplain, Miss Litchcre, J E Word?
ing. P C Cole, P H Woodard. E N Cblsolm, John
Wright, W M Wlnderook. W Patten, Misa E Day?
ton, B J Whaley, Mrs M J Whaley, and 6 on deck.
POET O AL KN VAR.
First Quarter, 8th, 10 hours, 17 minutes, morning.
Full Moon, 15th, 12 hours, 43 minutes, morlining.
Last Quarter, 22d, 12 hours, 49 minutes, momiug.
New Moon, 30th, 4 hours, 37 minut?e, morning.
R. 4 8.
CHARLESTON, 8. C., MAY 10
Steamer City Point, Peck, Palatka, via Jack?
sonville, Fernandina and Savannah. 6 bales
sea island cotton, Ac. To J D Aiken A co, Pi nc li?
ne v Bros, col W Ludlow, M Goldsmith A Son, I)
H Jacques, Morrell A Wharton, W B Williams A
Son, J Lutjen, S C Railroad Agent, Kinsman Bros,
and J E Adger A co.
Steamer Emilie, Lewis, Georgetown, S C. 60
tierces rice, 5 bales cotton, los bags rice nour,
mdse, and sundries. To Miackclford A Kelly, G
w Williams A co, Klinck, Wlckenberg A co. Boll
mann Bros, Mrs J D Ward, Terry A Nolen, Rev R
STrapler, W B Pringle, Mrs W M Hazzar?, and
Steamer General Manlgault, Cordes, George?
town, a C. 13 bales cotton, 22 bbls naval stores,
and sundries. To Shackclford A Kelly, Barden A
Parker, Frost A Adger, and T P Smith.
Steamer Pilot Boy, White, Beaufort. Edisto,
Ac. 13 bales sea island cotton, 50 packages sun?
dries, Ac. To J I) Aiken A co, Ravenel A co, F
Campbell, and Holmes A Calder.
Sloop Isabel, Londrich,. Santee. 1600 bushels
rough rice. To W C Bee A co, J R Pringle k Son,
aud Fraser A Dill.
Steamship-Tennessee, Chichester, New York
W A Courtenay.
. Sehr John H Hancock, Crowe!!, Navassa Island
-W Roach & co. ,
Steamship Tennessee, Chichester, New York.
FROM THIS PORT.
Bark Clara, Nichols, Montevideo, Maren 29.
Bark Anna Torrev, Libby, Liverpool, May 14.
Sehr Jesuie S Clark. Clark, Philadelphia, May 13.
UP FOR THIS PORT.
Sehr ES Potter, Potter, at Baltimore, May ic.
? CLEARED FOR THIS PORT.
Sehr May Morn, Stetson, at Baltimore, May 16.
SAILED FOR THIS PORT.
Steamship South Carolina. Adkins, from New
York, May 18, 3.30 P M.
LIST OF VESSELS
UP, C LEAKED AND SAILED FOU TD IS FOBT.
. F 0 R E~7 O N .
The Village Queen, McGray, up.March 31
DOM E~S TIC. >t
Brig Lewis L Squires, Tyler, up.?...April 21
3chr Montana, Hearse, up.April 29
steamship South Carolina. Adkins, sid.May 18
Sehr N W Smith, Tooker, cleared.May 9
GREAT GERMAN BITTERS!
THE BEST TONIC AND 1NYIGORATOR KNOWN I
They are un surpassed as a cure for Dyspepsia
and General Exhaustion.
ASURE PREVENTIVE OF FEVER AND AGUE,
BILIOUS. REMITTENT AND INTER?
IT IS INVALUABLE TO FEMALES !
'TTS A CORDIAL FOR THE AGED, AND A SURE
PROTECTION AGAINST ALL MALA?
lt is un (I oui) t e dly the best Medical Cor?
dial ever offered to the Public I
SAVANNAB, March 16,1870.
MESSRS. JACOB LIITMAN A BRO., savannah.*Ga.':'
Ce??s-I have beiore me your esteemed letter of?
fne 14th Instant, containing vari?os documents
relative to your "German Bitters." After a care?
ful examination I must confess that your Bitters
is really what you represent it to be, an old Ger?
man recipe of Di". SlUolierllch, of Berlin, Prussia.
It will no doubt be excellent for Dyspepsia, Gen?
eral Debility and Nervous Diseases, and lt is a
good preventive of Chills and Fevers. 1 find rt to
be the most delightful and pleasant stomachic.
I remain, jours truly,
(Signed) Aro. P. WETTER.
KIRKLAND MILLS, GA., March 22,1870.
MBSSRS. JACOB LITTMAN A BRO., Druggists, Sa?
GenClernen-'l have introduced your Great Ger?
man Bitters here to my customers and friends,
and I find better. Bale for them than aoy I have
ever kept before. Those who have tried them ap?
prove of them very highly, and I do not hesitate
in Baying that they are far superior In value to
any other Bitters now m use.
(Signed) W. KIRELAND.
We reier, by permission, to Doctors King, Sulli?
van, Duncan, and other leading physicians of Sa?
vannah; to ex-Mayor Anderson, John L. villa
longa, and other distinguished citizens of Savan?
Mo license at all necessary to Bell these Bit?
Retail Depots In Charleston, S. C., forLlppman's
Great German Bitters: At the Drug Stores of
W. G. TROTT, DB. H. BAER,
A. W. ECKEL A CO., ED. S. BURNHAM,
W. A. SKB1NE, DB. P. M. COHEN.
G. ". LCUN.
DOWIE, MOISE A DAVIS, Druggists,
CLACIUS ? WITTE.
STEFFENS, WERNER A DUCS.ER, and
HENRY BISCHOFF <fe CO.,
x WHOLESALE CROCEBS,
aprie cmos In Charleston, S. C.
dljina, Orockcrrj, Sst.
The undersigned would most respectfully in
form his friends and the public, that he is selling
FRENCH CHINA at very reduced prices; also a
fine stock, well assorted, of Glassware and W. G.
Ware as agent, and s tte h a stock generally to
meet the wants of that liberal patronage as here?
tofore bestowed upon him.
R. H. MCDOWELL, Agent,
King street, corner of Liberty street.
^IIXIAM G. rVHILDEN & CO.,
DEALERS IN -
F A. TV C Y GOOD?.
CROCKERY, CHINA AND GLASSWARE.
CHINA DINNER SETS from $36 to $75.
CHINA-TEA SETS from $8 to $25.
CUT GOBLETS, $2 so to $12 per dozen.
CUT CHAMPAGNES, $2 50 to $10 per dozen.
CUT WINES, $1 25 to $8 per dozen.
CUT CORDIALS, $1 26 to $6 per dozen.
CUT LEMONADES, $2 50 to $6 per dozen.
(TUT TUMBLERS, 75 cents to $12 per dozen/
DECANTERS, $2 to $12 per dozen.
THE IMPROVED GEM S ELF-S'S A LING JARS
EXTRA PIECES FOR CHINA SETS.
CROCKERY AND GLASSWARE
LV ORIGINAL PACKAGES.
AT WHOLESALE, No 137 MEETING ST.
OPPOSITE HAYNE STREET.
AT JIETAIL. No. 255 KING STREET,
' Murray & Lanman's
The most celebrated and
most delightful of all per?
fumes, for use on the hand?
kerchief, at the toilet, and
in thc bath, for sale by all
Druggists and Perfumers.
For sale by ' BOWIE. MOISE A DAVIS, .
jan24 mtmmos Caa$eston, S. 0.
AGENCY TRANSFERRED TO .
HART & CO.,
Ko. 30 HAYNS STREET, AND CORNER KING AND MARKET STREETS,
CHARLESTON, S. C.
MST A F?LL ASSORTMENT CONSTANTLY ON HAND AT MANUFACTURER'S PRICES,
m ch5 3mo
WTUQB, Crjomcala, Sit.
H iE SO I C REMEDY
Based on science, prepared with all the availa?
ble skill, and combining in concentrated form thc
most valuable vegetable juices known in the his?
tory of medicine for
PURIFYING THE BLOOD, IMPARTING NUTRI?
TION TO THE SYSTEM, TONE
TO THE STOMACH, .
And a Healthful Action to the Liver, Kidneys, Se?
cretions and Interior Organizations.
Thousands of Precious Lives are to-day rapidly
sinking to an untimely end, suffering with AGO?
NY, WRETCHEDNESS and . IGNORANCE of the
cause. We alt know that science can arrest
Disease, and nourish the body into new Life and
Vigor, and cause the Bloom of Health to again
visit the withered and wan cheek of ?he invalid.
DISEASE, LIKE A TDIEF,
steals upon its victims unawares, and before they
are aware of its attack, plants itself firmly In the
system. Do you know the cause of
Thc Wasted Form-The Sunken Check.
. Thc Withered Face-The Sallow Complexion.
Th?.Feeble Voice-The Glassy Eye.
The Emaciated Body-The Trembling Step.
The Treacherous Cough-The Torturing Sores.
The Burning Eruption-The Inflamed Eyes.
The Pimpled Face-The Colorless Skin.
And all the Debilitating Ailments of the present
The answer is simple, and covers the whole
ground In all its phases.
THE FANGS OF DISEASE
and hereditary taint are implanted in the blood,
which ls the very fountain or life, ..nd must be
eradicated to secure Health and Long Life.. We
present to you herc an HEROIC REMEDY, known
HENRY'S CONSTITUTION RENOVATOR
On reaching the stomach it assimilates at once
with Ure food, passes into the blood, and attacks
thvdRease at its fountain head. It drives disease
from the body through the proper organism with
unerring certainty, and sends new, fresh ami In?
BOUNDING THROUGH EVERY AKTLKY AND VEIN.
The tubercles of Scrofula that line the inner
coating of the abdomen are dissolved and eradi?
cated, and thc diseased part nourished Into health
and vigor. Thc torpid Liver and iuactive Kidneys
are stimulated and healthy secretions perform
their natural functions. The action of
HENRY'S CONSTITUTION RENOVATOR
Is Tonic, Purifying and Disinfectant. At. Ita
touch, disease droops and dies away, and its
would bc victim leaps into New Life uud Vigor,
lt Imparts a
Sparkling Brightness to thc Tye,
A Rosy Glow to the Cheek,
A Ruby Tinge to the Lips,
A Clearness to the Head,
Brightness to the Complexion,
Buoyancy to the Spirits,
And Huppincss on nil Sides.
For all attestions of thc kidneys it is unsurpassed.
People have beeu rescued, as it were, from thc
very jaws of death, by a timely use of this great
Affections of the Bones, Habitual Costiveness,
Debility, Diseases of the Kidneys, Dyspepsia,
Erysipelas. Female Irregularities, Fis?
tula, all Skin Diseases, Liver Cora
laint, Indigestion, Piles, Pul?
monary Diseases, Scrofula
or King's Evil.
FOR ALL DISEASES OF TUE
KIDNEYS, RETENTION OF THE URINE, Ac, Ac.
And for Female Diseases,
Nervous Prostration, Weakness, General Lassi?
tude, and Want of Appetite, lt ls unsurpassed.
CAUTION!-In ordering our remedy always place
the number of our Postottlce Box on your letters.
The new law In our New York PostoOlce compels
DR. M. E. HENRY A CO.,
Director General Berlin Hospital, Prussia.
AGENCY OP THE UNITED STATES. ?
Laboratory, 267 Pearl Street, Postottlce Box vFi2,
SS-CONSTITUTION RENOVATOR is fl per bot?
tle, six bottles for $0. Sent anywhere on receipt
of price. Patients are requested to correspond
confidentially, and reply will bc made by following
mall. Sold by all respectable Druggists.
Agen ts for South Carolina,
DOW1E, MOISE i DAVIS.
GOODRICH, WTNEMAN & CO.,
Direct importers of European Drugs and Chem?
icals. Charleston. S. C. mays Btolhly
DYSPEPSIA* INDIGESTION '
& WHOLESALE DRUGGISTS
N. B. The Commissioner of Revenue has decided
that any dealer can sell this article without a j
special license. mch 2
FOR THE UNITED STATES.
For aale In Charleston by
J. R. READ k CO.
NO. 231 KING STREET. CORNER "WENTWORTH,
AGENT FOR THE MANUFACTURERS
EACH QUALITY OF SHIRT IS NUMBERED.
'RICES AS FOLLOWS:
No. 52. 3 60
No. 72. SOO
No. 92. 3 60
SAVE HONEY BY HAVING YOUR
EXECUTED AT THE NEWS JOB
?-ORDERS PROMPTLY FILLED.-??
QH?PEIN k WIN'KLER,
omci MO. 276 arno STsnrr.
JgNOCn MORGAN'S SONS'
(211 Washington street, N. Y.
For Cleaning WINDOWS (without water;) re-,
moving Stains from MARBLE an<l PAINT; Polish?
ing KNIVES, (no scratching;) Washing DISHES,
scrubbing FLOORS, FLOOR CLOTH, TABLES,
BATU TUBS, Ac; Polishing Tin, Brass, Iron,
Copper and Steel Wures; Removing Gums, Oil,
Kust and Dirt from Machinery. Indispensable
Tor House Cleaning, and all uses (except washing
clothes.) It costs but a few cents, and is sold by
all good Grocery, Drug and Notion Stores.
For sale by GOODRICH, W1NEMAN A CO.,
Wholesale Druggists, and DOWIE, MOISE A
DAVIS, Wholesale Druggists, Charleston, S. C.^
mehi mu? cm os
THE STANDARD REPUTATION AT
TAINED by this unrivalled and infallible
YEAST POWDER darin.? t welve year? past, ls due
to Its perfect pnriry. lienlthliilnew and economy.
Put up in tins, actual weight, as represented, and
will keep for your*.
The quantitv required for use is from one-fourth
to one-half ?isa than other Unking Powders.
Sold hy Grocers t?irwuitbout the Uni'ed states.
DOOLEY A BROTHER,
Maiiuraoturor? and Prorrietors.
No. C9 New stree:, New York.
TOE BEST, CHEAPEST AND MOST DURABLE
Material for Roo?ng known.
For sale by
CAMERON, BARKLEY k CO.,
Corner Meeting and Cumberland streets, ?
mch24?mo Charleston, S. cr