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NEWS OR'TBE ti A T.
-Gold at New York yesterday closed ar Hty
&10K. : ? .
-The New York cotton market closed heavy
with a good export demand ; salsa 6000 bales, at
16 cents. .
-At Liverpool cotton was quiet at 9j?a9>?d;
sales 10,000 bales.
-The.Freach fashion of hiring celebrated vocal?
ists to sing at pr?vale purtles has broken out in
-"A shoemaker" writes that he is not only
willing to give woman her rights, but ber "rights
and lefts." That is his last Jose.
-One of the latest devices m jewelry is jet.aad
pearls set Tu contrast. Diamond solitaires with
Jet drops are also wora tor earrings. -
-Among the attractions or a Paris restaurant
is advertised "a llrst-class horse, formerly the
property of Count LaGrange."
- -The English papers say that the ex-Empress
ot the Preach is setting an excellent example to
all around her by the simplicity and neatness of
' her attire. She always appears in a costume of
brima, black, violet-or tome sombre hue. 8 Ti -.' M
-A letter, (rom /'a rt?, botijo, pall Mall Gaz ettc
says: "ft ls strange aad palnlul to se-j groups of
well-dressed womeu looking m at the windows or
pork butchers and tripe (shops with the same
eager curiosity with which they used to gaze at
ribbons and bonnets.,
.'iitt? work' o'r consolid?t I n g (he Internal reve?
nue distriots throughout the country has thus far
rebultedjn disusing with, over four hundred as?
sistant assessors, dud it ls thought that at least
two hundred more-vviU be dismissed by the close
oftyeyear^.,. . ,*'
_>-i-T?i? proceeds or the New York fair in aid of
Ih?Toundllngs, which closed on Saturday night,
amounted to ?to.ooo. Tfi'bv added to what has
already been collected, gives, the asylum fund
$80,ooo, leaving $30,ooo before State aid can be
.-MarkTwain has this advice for young men
with literary aspirations : '-Write without pay
until somebody otters iay. if nobody otters pay
within three year?, the candi late may look upon
this circumstance with the m ist implicit confi?
dence as the sign that sawing wood ls what he
^as intended for.?
! -^A man la Arkansas has been sentenced to be
hanged, but, none or the carpenters in the neigh?
borhood will build his scaffold. He ls himself a
.Carpenter by trade, and thesheiirr proposed that
heahould put up the gallows. lie says, however,
that it is asking too much or him, and that he
ifop't dolt-that he'll go unhanged a thousand
years first. ;
!l -AOerman, Writing irom Metz, says: "Let-no- j
. body expersV'to win tho sympathies or these peo
pie for generations to comp. Tniy hate us more
. intensely thai the trench population proper, and
Bj<e?2iremains German, only an iron rule} wHi
be possible here. Every forbearance aud mild
ness-A-ouid he misunderstood, and good deeds
WOnU fallon stony ground,"
-The Treasn-y vaults at Washington are at
present enenmberrd with a number of 'miscella?
neous '?r?des presented to several of.the Presi?
dents. ^Ttius th?re are numerous One shawls, and
S bottle o' otto or. roses, presented to presid nt
Yan Buree by the Imsum of Muscat, and many
handsome swords. There are also other articles
'from tho patent office, deposited for safekeeping. ??
-A Washington letter says: "There seems now
no doubt that the President will urge upon Con-;
?ress the enactment or a general amnesty law. i
The better class pr Southern Republicans all cn-i
dorse a movement, jf that character, and the!
measure wlil receive great support from the West,.
where; & "feeimgJ^n~favoroi-jMicha law is re?
ported to the President to be constantly on the
r.s-?t. is mentioned as a singular case oMhe
energy of an old lady, that In England a spinster,
aged seventy years; who had become bankrupt,
and who was possess d of a Hfe-interest in prop- '
ejrfy,. which, po her marriage, would''go to her
grandchildren, tn order to prevent the life-estate
falling into thc hands br the creditors, the old
lady married a pauper of about her own a*e, sn
as'to effect al forfeiture, and thus by operation of
law to transfer the property io her grandchildren.
. The creditprs.inaintained that the,mairiage was
coUusiveand fraudaient, but the Court or Quetn's
Bench decided that the property passed to the
-Mr. Beecher, in a recent sermon, laid himself
. open to tin-charge; or preaching smooth things. !
He urged upon hw people the accumulation of I
wealth, in spite of the declaration that it is easier
. for a cimel to go through the eye or a needle than
for a rich man to enter into thc kingdom of
Heaven. "When I hear men." he said, -speak
against wealth, (aud lt ls almost Invariably those
who have not got lt) it seems to me that they
?have not well considered the facts." He pressed
'.upon hts people strongly the accumulation of
.wealth. for the- advantages lt offers and the bles
.sings lt- confers, 'ihoy must get rich at the ex?
pense of weariness and brain labor and at any
cost but that of honor. A very easy kind of
preaching, ; and not likely to dljgnst. thecouscl
enees of hearers Thc wonder is that there should
be a people in any hnrch, anywhere, to whom lt
-Shpjfld be necessary to address such an exhorta?
-A committee"appointed by the City Council of
Strasbourg to solicit, relier for the sufferers by the
late bombardment of that city by the Prussians,
has arrived at New York. "Six hundred houses
have been burned and destroyed. More than six
thousand persons are left homeless and houseless,
encamping along the'oanals and in the mina or .
their burnt homes. People who were once rich. qt?
In comfortable circumstances, are now reduced
to want and misery. In speaking or the damage
sustained by the cathedral, Captain Ungemach
said that the most irreparable loss was the paint?
ings on the glass windows. The great Stras?
bourg library, (destroyed by Are,) which was re?
nowned all over the world for Its valuable collec?
tion or books, manuscripts, ?c., was a loss that
never could be repaired. "Thetotal amount of the
losses by the bombardment ls variously estimated
at from $150,000,000 tu $250,000,000. Trade and
Industrial pursuits are of course dead-locked, and
those who have depended up m their business or
labor for subsistence are deprived of any means
of gaining lt at a lime when the hardships or the
winter season are to be added to those they al?
-A Xew York World correspondent at Versailles
on the a?th, says the opinion at headquarters ls
that England means nothing at all by shrieking
for Turkey, but will back down a3 soon as she
sees KusMa and Prussia acting together. Odo
Russell did not come to talk over the'Orlental
question, but to treat for a new armistice. Yes?
terday he Interviewed Bismarck for two hours.
Bismarck said that the unconditional surrender
of Par.s wouid not be accepted. The capitulation
of the city would only be permitted when the
condition for a complete cessation of hostilities
had been agreed upon. Thus may those who
threaten that the war will not end with the fall of
tho capital be circumvented. The Provisional
Government must bear the odlnm of making
peace. Hunger and rebellion will speedily con?
strain them to complete submission. With the
dismantling of Paris, to arm which so many
strong places were made defenceless. France will
be so completely weaponless as tobe Innocuous
for a decade, even should she turn to refitting her
arsenals and replacing her artillery. Her ener?
gies should be devoted to the re-establishment of
her prosperity, and the resuscitation or her im?
-In a recent number or Punchinello, the artist
Stephens pictured King William as King Cole or
the ballad, ladling out punch to the music or his
"fiddlers three." The caricature ls only too real.
It is, indeed, a "jolly old soul" who has sat down
at Versailles to the long job of starving out Paris,
with the prospect, according to Bismarck, of hav?
ing two millions or famishing people on his hands
in a few months. Each Thursday and Saturday
the King goes out hunting m a carriage and four,
escorted by a platoon of dragoons, bringing in
hares and venison lor his private table. A few
weeks since he gave a grand banque', at which
the whole facade of the Prefect'!re, where he has
taken his residence, was illuminated, gigantic
cuirassiers guarded J he entrance, and the King
and his royal guest- drank till midnight to the
sound of the roar or cannon In the direction of
Paris. The banquet was given to those eminent
personages who came at his Invitation to witness
ihe'slege or Paris, and decide when King Wil?
liam should? be crowned Emperor or Germany.
Thc band plays continually in the park, and the
petites damei expelled from Paris find new ad?
mirers in the Prussian officers, who form the
strolling andlence. it is jovial work, this siege of
Th? Effect of Usury Lawi.
In introducing a bill to repeal the law of
1866, which repealed the usury .laws of the
State, Mr. Wilkes, of Anderson, desires, we
presume, to enable the farmers aud plauters
to borrow money ab seven per cent, per an?
num. A purpose so laudable in itself en?
titles Mr. Wilkes to the thanks of the agri?
cultural interest, but wo think that it is not
difficult to demonstrate that he threatens to
kill his friends with kindness, and that to
restore the usury laws to the statute book,
wheu one per cent, a month upon stock col?
laterals is a minimum rate, would only make
money dearer as well as more difficult to
Adam Smith did, it is true, approve of the
principle of fixing a legal limit to the rate of
interest, and making the receipt of more
limn tiie appointed maximum a penal ofleuce.
But, as is stated by Mr. John Stuart Mil!, in
his work on Political Economy; this restric?
tion is condemned by all enlightened persons,
since the triumphant onslaught made upon
it by Bentham in his "Letters on Usury,"
which may still be referred to as the best
extant writing on the subject.
As n matter of policy, the notion may pos?
sibly be that it is for the general good that
interest should be low. lt is, however,' a
misapprehension of the causes which inilu
nnce commercial transactions to suppose
'that the rato of interest is really made lower
by law thud it would be made by the spon?
taneous play of suppl}- and demand. No
borrower pays twelve percent, when lie can
got what he wants at seveuor at ten. 'It is
his business to borrow at the lowest market
price, and if the competition of borrowers,
left unrestrained, would raise the rate of in?
terest to twelve per cent., this proves that
at seven or ten per cent, there would be a
greater demand for loans than there is capi?
tal in the market to suppl}'. If the law, in
these circumstances, permits no interest be?
yond seven per cent., or even ten por cent.,
there will be some lenders, who, not choosing
to disobey the luw, and not being in a con?
dition to employ their capital otherwise, will
content themselves with the legal rate; but
others, in Mr. Mill's words,, liuding that in a
season of pressing demand more may be
made by their capital by other means than
they are permitted to make by lending it,
will ?wt lend il at all; and the loanable capi?
tal, already loo small for the demand, will
be. still further diminished. Of the disap?
pointed candidates there will be manyat
such periods who must have their necessii?es
supplied at any price, and these will readily
find a third section of lenders, who will not
be averse to join in ? Violation of Hie law,
either by circuitous transactions, partaking
of the nal tire of fraud, or by relying on the
honor of the borrower. The extra expense
of the roundabout mode of proceeding, and
an equivalent for thc risk of non-payment
and of legal penalties, must be paid by the
borrower, over and above the extra'interest
which would have been required of him by
the general state of the market. This brings
Mr. Mill to his conclusion, that "the laws
" which jvere intended to lower the price
" paid by the borrower for pecuniary accom
" modulion* end thus in greatly increasing
' Usury laws have also a directly demoral
' izing tendency. Knowing the difficnlty of
detecting an illegal pecuniary trans-ictiou
between two persons, in which no third per?
son is involved, so loDg as it is to the inte?
rest . of both to keep the secret, legislators
have adopted the expedient of tempting the
borrower to become the informer, by making
the annulment of the debt a part of the pen?
alty for the offence: thus rewarding men for
obtaining the property of others by false
promises, and then not only refusing pay- 1
ment, but invoking legal penalties on those
who have helped them in their need. The
moral sense of mankind very rightly infa?
mizes those who resist an otherwise just
claim on the ground of usury, aud tolerates
such a plea only when resorted to as the best
legal defence available, against an attempt
really considered as partaking of frand or
jaxtortion? But this very, severity of public
'opinion renders the ent?rcement- of the laws
so difficult, and the inflictor!' pf the penalties
so rare, that when it does occur, it merely
victimizes an individual, and bas no eflect
on general practice.
In eo far aa the motive of a usury law may
be supposed to be, not public policy, but re?
gard for the interests of the borrower, it
would bo difficult to point out any case in
which such tenderness on the legislator's
part is more misplaced. A person of sane
mind, and of full age, must be presumed to
be a sufficient guardian of his own interests.
If he may buy lands, or grant a release, or
assign away bis^property, or vote for the
election of Mr. Wilkes and his colleagues,
without control from the law, it seems very
unnecessary that the only bargain which he
cannot make without its intermeddling
should be a loan of money. There is no
truth in the presumption that the money?
lender, dealing with necessitous persons,
can take advantage of their necessities, and
exact conditions limited only by bis own
pleasure. It might be so if there were only
OD6 money-lender within reach'. But where
there is the whole monied capital of a com?
munity to resort to, no borrower is placed
under any disadvantage in the market
merely by the urgency of bis need. If he
cannot borrow at the interest paid by other
people, it is because he cannot give an
equally good security, and competition will
limit the extra rate to a fair equivalent for
the risk of his proving insolvent. Though
the law inteuds favor to the borrower, it is
to him, above all, that injustice is, in this
case, done by it. What can be more unjust
than that a man who can give perfectly good
security, should be prevented from borrow?
ing of persons who are willing to lend him
money at what it is worth to them and
worth to him ? What is more unreasonable
than that a person who cannot give perfect?
ly good security, should be debarred from
borrowing of persons who were willing to
lend money to him If the law permitted them
to receive the rate of interest wbich would
be a just equivalent for their risk ? Through
the mistaken kindness of the law, he must
either go without the money, wbich is per?
haps necessary to save bim from much
greater losse3, or be driven to expedients of
a far more ruinous description, which the
law bas not happened to interdict.
This, in brief, is the argument of Mr. Mill
upon the subject of usury laws, and it is
conlirtned by the experience of every practi?
cal business man in the country. No law
can force a man to lend at seven per cent
money which is in demand at ten and twelve.
Such a law drives capital away, so that it
may find employment in other places at its
full market value. And the money which
remains is lent at higher rates than would
i prevail if no usury law were upon the stat?
ute book. We undertake to say that to-day,
other things being equal, money is dearer in
Georgia than in South Carolina. Thc reason
is plain. In this State, at present, the value
of money i3 regulated by I he call for it;
while in Georgia, where a U3ury law exists,
the borrower pays the full legal rate and a
commission, which, with the legal rate,
amounts, in general, to rather moro than
would have to be paid in Charleston. The ex?
tra risk justifies the additional rate.
We have endeavored to explain the prin?
ciples which govern this highly important
matter of the market value of mouey, and
wo trust that the mercantile community,
borrowers as well as lenders, will, through
the proper chan nels, represent to the General
Assembly the injury which will undoubtedly
be done the people by .the revival of thc
usury laws. The motives of Mr. Wilkes are,
doubtless, very praiseworthy, but the bill
which he has introduced will only muke
money harder to obtain, and will certainly
increase the price to be paid for its uso by
those who are forced by circumstances to be
either regular ur occasional borrowers.
The Expedition io Ijiiufeusvillc.
We are told that the United States soldiers
who made the arrests in Laurens are thor?
oughly ashamed of the whole business. One
thousand men, with wagons and, wo believe,
artillen-, are marched to Lauronsville under
tho impression that the whole country is
tilled with anned insurgents ; that thc town
is fortified, and that there will be a desper?
ate light before the ringleaders ure captured.
They divide their force, surround the unsus?
pecting Laurensville, and then lind that the
whole- county is as still as death, iinji that
thc insurrection and rioting exists.only in
the crazed brain of Colonel Joseph Crews.
The gentlemen for whom lhere are warrants
deliver themselves up without a murmur, as
they would have done bad the warrauts been
presented by an unprotected sherill'. Taking
with them eleven unarmed citizens, the one
thousand regulars return to Columbia, while
th? people remember that the expedition
cost? the government somewhere in the
neighborhood of ten thousand dollars. How
President Grant and Secretary Belknap will
bless Joe Crews!
A Oood Opportunity.
General Scott has said that Trial Justices
should be educated and intelligent men. We
a3k whether Trial Justice Johnson, of Spar
tauburg, who issues the following summons,
should be allowed to retain his position one
hour longer? The summons, as printed in
the Spartan, reads :
STATE OF SOUTH CARBUNA.
To my law/ul e?cer.
You are here by autherlzed to Summons J.
N. Miller to atteud as a Jury at my eihee en
lusday the Jilli ef this laster at ll) a Ciuk A.
M en a triul between William petty and Danul
and Marshul Smith hurlo lull not 'under pen?
alty et the law Uiven under my hand and Seel
this 25th day ef may 1871).
A. JOHNSON*, E5Q.
The law gives General Scott the power of
suspending any Trial Justice who is incom?
petent. We trust that he will act promptly
in the spirit of his last message.
The Troubles In Laurens.
A general staterneut of the circumstances
which led to the election troubles in Laurens
County, and of the manner in which the
citizens accused by Crews and Hubbard were
arrested by the United States troops, will be
found in. the. interesting letter of our Colum?
FLEMING? VVOKM CONFECTIONS,
They?" purely vegetable, Baie and sure. The
best In nae. For sala bj. Dr. IL BAER,
" No. 181 Meeting street,
oct6 Wholesale Agent
WANTED, BY ? RESPECTABLE
white womatt a situation as cook, washer
and to do chamber work. Apply at No. eo Tradd
street, near Meeting street._dec2-i?
WANTED, A YOUNG MAN AS ENTRY
Clerk. Apply at Corwln's Grocery from
9io2 o'clock'P. M. E. E. BEDF6RD, No. 275
Klug 6trcet ._dec2-l
WANTED, A WHITE SERVANT TO
Cook and Wash for a small family, and to
make herself generally useful. Apply at No. l
Lucas street. _dec2-fmw3?
AYOUNG LADY, WHO HAS RECEIV?
ED a thorough oducaMon, ls desirous nf ob
?talning a situation SB a teacher of.the English
branches in some healthy section of country. Ad?
dress "R," at this ofllce. Good references Riven
if required. ncv30-wfm3
OVERSEER WANTED.-A FLRST
\J CLASS Overseer is wanted to take charge of
a large rice planting interest. None need apply
unless they can give good references. Apply to
COHEN, HANCKEL A CO., No. ?6 East Bay.
TXT ANTED, TWO GOOD SECOND-HAND
TT Horse Carts and one Ox Cart. Apply to
SHACKELFOKD A KELLY, Boyce's Wharf.
"DLOUGH MAKERS.-WANTED TWO
XT or three good hands that are accustomed to
the manufacture of Ploughs. Good wages and
steady work. Apply at P. P. TOALE'S Sash and
Blind Factory, Horlneck's Wharf, near Northeast?
ern Railroad Depot. nov28
tost ono ?onn?.
T OST. -TWENTY DOLLARS REWARD.
JTLi Lost, between Fraser's wharf and Attantlc
wharf, on East Bay, a Pocketbook containing
about forty-live dollars aBd other valuable pa?
pers. The finder will receive the above reward
by returning the Barneto J. A. QUACKENBDSH,
Nos. 122 and 124 East Bay, or at THE NEWS office.
T OST, A BLACK LEATHER PURSE,
XJ containing a sum of MONEY and some For
;igu Coins. The finder will be rewarded by Ieav
ng lt at No. 12 Meeting street. dec2-i
A LARGE LOT OF VESTS AT $1 50.
OL Call and see them at 0. E. & A. S. JOHN?
[TORSES FOR S ALE.-A NICE CHOICE
JUL lot of Horses, cheap for cash. Inquire at
io. 52 State street. nov28-mwi3*
I710R SALE, THE SLOOP GAUSS, OF
r elfjht tons capacity, suitable for river trade,
."or terms, inquire at No. 310 King street, near So
lety. nov30 6*
rpOR SALE, A No. 1 WHEELER &
V WILSON'S SEWING MACfUNE.ln Cabinet
:ase-cheap. Apply at J. L. LONGFORD'S. No. 27
[neen street._ nov23
[TOOK AND. LADDER TRUCK. FOR
LL SALE.-Six LADDERS and full compl??
tent of Hooks, Axes, Lanterns, Ac, in perfect
rder. and gooda* new; will be cold cheap. Ap
ly to M. H. NATHAN, Chief of Fire Department,
harleston. S. 0. novl9-lmo
n*iOR SALE.^-I HAVE ON HAND AND
L for salo another supply of second-hand
ewing Machines, of various makers, which I
Ul dispose of very cheap. Call and examine at
o. 27 Queen street. J. LUNSFORD.
i A t^nCi ?-FOR SALE, A LONG
jHtOKJKJ. ESTABLISHED BUSI
BSS, (Retail,) paying a net profit of $2600 per an?
im. Ampie time given a purchaser to loarn thc
islness. This Is a rare chance for an aotlve man
secure a permanent Income. Business done
liolly for cash. Persons having the "stamps"
id meaning business mav address "$2500- In
me," Box V, DAILY NEWS OOlce, giving real
TIQR SALE, THREE [ FARMS, TWO
. miles from, the Port Royal Railroad, In
e Whippy Swamp neighborhood. One Farm
nralns 375 acres, one 335 acres, ami one 160
res. Each Farm contains one hundred acres
od planting land, with two or three comfort
lc cablus on each: also well timbered, good
-ure for cattle and hogs; and. perfectly healthy
the seasons. For particulars apply to K. D.
, Barnwell Village. mayio
IO RENT, A COMFORTABLE TWO
and-a half Story Heus ?, No. 4 Mary street,
ply nt the southwest corucrof Church and
limers streets. nov22
-iOK RENT OR SALE, A BEAUTIFUL
ESTATE in Orangeburg District, situated
Lyons Creek, three and a hair miles from thc
uh Carolina Railroad. The tract contains
o acres, soil rich red clay, adapted to cotton,
n, wheat, root crops and clover.
6 splendid range for cattle; sunny hillsides for
cyards, and low lauds for meadows. Lyons
ek, a large, never-falling stream runs through
estate, and furnishes one of the finest water
vers Lu the state.
. most valuable iron ore has been discovered
ently on the place,
he estate has on lt all the necessary farm
Idings, negvo .-.houses, barns, stables, gin
uses and small dwelling. It has been tn-cou
it cultivation since the war, and the splendid
wing crop would give entire satisfaction.
; ls oifered for rent or sale, cn reasonable
ddress Mrs. L M. ICEITT,
Soctetv nm, Darlington District, s. 0.
r R. M. MARSHALL A BRO., No. 35 Broad?
N THE 1ST D AY OF OCTOBER LAST,
thc subscribers.associated with them in
ness Mr. ROBERT D. MORE Tue style o? thc
will continue as heretofore.
?Cl-C ROBERT MURE ? CO.
flSS A. L. SALOMON CONTINUES
L to teach WAX and RuSIN FRUIT; Wax,
sied, Hair, Leather and Paper Flowers; Gre
au.d Oriental Painting; Embroidery, Tapestry
?mu Tuning Work; Orndicr, Netting. Knitting
and Fancy Work, lu its various branches, ut No.
23 So lely street, third door east or Meeting,
where specimens can be neon
Orders in auy of the ubuvc branches promptly
PETER'S SCHOOL (COLORED.)
Admitted-Catholic children, or to be raised as
Tuition-Lower Clashes, 25c; Higher Classes,
40c, every two weeks In advance.
Teacher-Miss M. DELETI'RE.
NlGnT SCHOOL, AT 7 P. M.
Admitted-Young men or any creed.
Tuition-50c every two weeks m advance.
Teacher-Mr. E. FORNS.
FRENCH CLASS. HALF-PAST 8 P. M.
Admitted-Young ladles or any creed.
Tuition-Formembere of our Day School, 26c;
for others, 40c, every two weeks Jn advance.
Teacher-Miss M. DELETTRE.
A. M. FOLCHI,
nov23-l2 Pastor St. Peter's Church, Principal.
ENGLISH AND GERMAN SCIIOOL, No.
82 WENTWORTH STREET.-The exercises of
this institution embrace all the branches necessary
for a good English and Commercial education.
The hours from 3 to 5 o'clock P. M. are devoted
to German lessons, viz: Grammar, Speaking,
Writing and lteadlmr. Lessons in Drawing and
Moulding every Saturday morning. The Night
School from 7 to 9 o'clock, for exercises of Arith?
metic, Readinfr, Spoiling and Writing, and Orna?
mental and Mechanical Drawing for adults.
Thc Academy is under my special superinten?
dence, with the assistance or Mr. J. MCDONALD,
Miss J. H. ANGEL, Miss LEON11AR?T, Miss J.
Vocal Music by" Professor F. BERCtCHAN.
C. H. BERGMANN,
U T H ERN DYE HOUSE.
Anew FRENCH DYE HOUSE has been opened
at No. 359 King street, where DYEING in all col?
ors, and Cleaning or all ktnds ls done at the
shortest notice and In the best style.
BLASOOW, BILLER A CO.,
No. 359 King street, near corner George street,
.J1HE GREENVILLE ENTERPRISE
AND HAS TOB
MOST EXTENSIVE CIRCULATION,
OF AMY rxrUR PUBLISHED IN
THE CITY OF GREENVILLE.
Contract Advertising Low.
Circulates also In Anderson. Plckens, Spartan
burg and Western North Carolina.
J. C. A E. BAILEY,
J uly ll Proprietors.
f^HAMBER '?F GOMMEfe.-THE,
\j* Members of thc Chamber win meet. THIS
DAT, at their Hall, corner of Broad and East Bay
Btreets, at hair-past 12 o'clock-, to coDSWer the
proposed action of the Legislature on the Usury
By order or the President..
deca - P. J. BABBOT, Secretary.
CHARLESTON BOARD OF TRADE.-AN
Extra Meeting of ihe Board will be held on
THIS EVENING, 2d instant, at thc Club House,
Meeiing street, at hair-past 7 o'clock, on bdsiness
By order of the President.
dec2_A. FOSTER BLACK, Secretary.
STRICT OBSERVANCE LODGE, No. 73,
A.P. M.-The Anniversary Communication
of this Lodge will be held ar. Masonic Hall, THIS
EVTSNING, at hair-past 7 o'clock. Members will
please come prepared to pay arrears.
By order W. M. W. W. SIMONS,
THE REGULAR WEEKLY MEETING
LNG or Marlon Lodge, No. 220.127.116.11. F., will be
held THIS EVENING, at 7 o'clock, at Odd Fellows
Hall. Members wUl please attend. Candidates
are requested to be punctual.
ROBT. 0. STARR,
dec2-f _Recording Secretary.
EAGLE STEAM FIRE ENGINE. COM?
PANY.-You are hereby summoned to at?
tend a Regular Monthly Meeting or your Company
at your Hall. THIS (Friday) EVENING, 2d Instant,
at 7 o'clock precisely.
By order. ARTHUR M. COHEN,.
MARION STEAM FIRE ENGINE COM?
PANY.-Attend the Regular Monthly Meet
lng or you Company, at your Hall, TH? (Friday)
EVENING, at 7 o'clock.
By order. GEO. A. CALDER,
dec2 . Secretary.
SOUTH CAROLINA STATE BONDS (due 1871)
South Carolina State Stock (Fire Loan)
Greenville and Columbia RaUr-oad (non-mortgage)
Memphis City Bond J
Memphis City Coupons (past due)
MemphlB and Charleston Railroad (first mort?
By A. C. KAUFMAN, Broker,
dec2-l No. 25 Broad street.
?Jarbrjjarje, (Entlcrrj, &z.
G L I S H TABLE
DISH COVERS, WAITERS, CHAPFINO AND VEG?
Ot best manufacture. Just received and for
sale low by J. E. ADGER A CO.,
decl-3 No. M East Bay, Charleston. S. C.
jgREECH-LOADING SHOT GUNS.
BOYS' SINGLE AND DOUBLE-BARREL GUNS,
With a full line of
GUNS O.F ALL GRADES,
AT VERY REDUCED PRICES.
Together with a lar&e assortment of POWDER
FLASKS, Shot Pouches and Hunting Equipments.
For sale by. J. E. ADGER A CO.,
No. 62 East Bay,
decl-3 Charleston, S. 0. *
?piURCHGOTT, BENEDICT & CO ,
No. 211 KING STREET.
GREAT BARGAINS IN CARPETS.
. GREAT BARGAINS IN CARPETS.
GREAT BARGAINS IN CARPETS.
20 rolls INGRAIN CARPETS, at 60 cents
10 rolls Brussels Printed Carpet, at 40 cents
worth 60 cents
50 Druggets, 12 by 12, at $10-worth $18.
A large assortment of RbOS, MATS, Oil Cloth
and Matting, constantly on hand. octal
?pURCHGOTT, BENEDICT & CO.,.
NO. 241 KINO STREET.
DRESS G~ O 0 D S .
Largest, best and finest selection tn town.
1 case of Une DRESS GOODS ut 20c., worth 30c.
1 case Colored Alpacas at 20c, worth 30c.
l case ot Plain Poplins, our own importation,
only 25c, worth 27,'jc.
1 case or German Plaids, or all shades, only 40c,
1 case or Ti Black and White Poplin only 26cr
1 case or Empress Cloths, In all colors, only 65c
celebrated Lenos make.
A large stock or the celebrated- "Elephant" Al?
pacas, at very low ligures.
All colors 10 Twilled Merinos, 4-4, at 85 to 30c
25 piece- Irish Slls Poplins at $1, worth $1 50.
A grand selection or Albauate Striped, Plain and
Keppe-i Silk i'opdns, at reasonable prices.
io pieces or Heavy Black Mik at $2, worth $250.
Also, a Ane selection or Co ore? 1 Silks, Colored
apd lilnck Velvi-tlbea and Velvets. octal
No. 214 KING STREET.
1 caie Black and White Large SUAWLS, ouly
$2 ?>. wurt li 53.
1 case B nek and White Double Shawls, only
$4 25. worth $5.
1 eas? Men's Travelling Shawl's, only $0, worth
A full selection of other Shawls from "5c. to $10.
a cases or good quality Balmoral Skirts, only $1.
JpURCHGOTT, BENEDICTA CO.,
No. 244 KING STREET.
A supply of the Finest French, Belgian, German
English and Domestic CLOTHS.
Beavers. Doeskins, Broad Cloths, Velvetines.
Diagonal's, Meltons, Cheviots, Corduroy, Cassi
Ladles' Cloaking-prices guaranteed to give full
l case of double width English Waterproof
Cloth, only $1, worth $150. Call lu time to se?
cure lt. octsi
URCHGOTT, BENEDICT * CO.,
No. 244 KING STREET.
l ease OPERA FLANNELS, only 45 and 50c,
Red and White Flannels, froml25c. np.
loo pair White Blankets, 10 4. at $3 60, worth $5.
luu pair White Blankets, 10-4, Extra, at $5, worth
JPURCHGOTT, BENEDICT <fc CO.,
No. 244 KING STREET.
A full assortment of Becker's SHOPPERS,
Wax A Son's Balhrtgans, sold at importing prices.
1U0 dozen of thi celebrated "Vldette"' Kid
Gloves at $1. quality warranted.
The only place to get the celebrated French
malle nf Coupe Jonvtn ?nd Alexander Oerrent Kid
Gloves-Qt and quality guarauieed.
A full linc orTnmuiiug au J Sash Ribbon's; Plain,
Striped and Plaid always on hand.
25 cartoons 0 Black ami Colored Velvet Rib?
bons, ai prices to defy competition;
A rmi assortment or FUR? on baud. oct3l
PROFESSOR BERGER'S BED-BUG
Oostar's INSECT POWDER .
Glentwurth's Roach Exterminator
Costar'* Rat Poison
Isaacsen's Snre Pop-Death to Mosquitoes.
For sale by DR. H. BARR,
julv? No. 131 Meeline street.
mHE GREAT GERMAN RE ALE DIE h.
Professor LOUIS WUND RAM'S BLOOD PURJ
FTING AND PURGATIVE HERBS, (In Pills 01
Powders,) ror the cure or all Acute or Chrom
Diseases, resulting from impure blood and Imper
Also, the folio wing'Medicines by the same (Pro?
fessor Louis Wundram, Brunswick, Germany :)
- Toothache Drops.
Herb .Tea (for Dyspepsia and Nervousness.)
Rheumatic Herb Tea,
Bye Water. ,
Wundwasser (the German "PalnkHlir.)
For sale by dr. H. i A ER,
mayso No. lal Meeting street.
0 j %etttg*_4?,
^? C ?D^E^^^F^M UsToXjj
Lessee.;..'.?.jSg.LA?BA KHKOV i
.t - : THIS (rttm?Y) EVENING, <5| '
The'Ftfth and Last Night But One of
. On which occasion she will pr?sent for -her
Benefit, and will be performed for the first time*
here, Offenbach's Comic Opera, . '
THE GRAND DUCHESS. :
THE COOPERS OF CHARLESTON.
The "NIAGARA LEAP," by the LEON BROTH?
ERS, In which they make a terrific flight from the
Gallery to the Stage.
And* the BOSTON PEACE JUBILEE. .
SATUROAY, Benefit of Mr. A. M. HERNANDEZ.
A BALL will be given at the South Carolina
Hall TUESDAY EVENING, December 6th.
Members are requested to call on the Treasurer J
at Adger's North Wharf, in order to obtain their. |
tickets. EDWDi P. FROST,
dec2-fmtn3_Secretary and Treasurer.
FIRST GRAND ANNUAL BALL
MARION STEAM FIRE ENGINE COMPANY,
HALL OF THE ACADEMY OF MUSIO,
WEDNESDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 7, '
UNDER THE PATRONAGE OF THE FOLLOW?
ING COMPANIES fi
Pioneer. Steam Fire Company pf Azmen.
Eagle Steam Fire Company.
Vigilant Fire Company.
Phoenix Steam Fire Company.
Charleston Hook and Ladder Company, No. 2.
.Etna Steam Fire Company.
German Steam Fire Company.
Palmetto . Steam Fire Company.
Hope Steam Fire Company.
Washington Steam Fire Company.
Hook and Ladder Company, No. 1.
Young America Steam Fire Company.
Stonewall Steam Fire Company.
M. H. NATHAN, Chief Fire Department
R. M. ALEXANDER, First Assistant Chief.
C. P. AIM AR, Second Assistant Chief.
F. L. O'NEILL; Third Assistant Chief.
B. M. STROHE L, Clerk of Board.
A. T. SMYTHE, "W. R. MCINTOSH,
L. D. MOWRY. k Captain W. A. KELLY,
J. C. LACOSTE, Major E. WILLIS,
R. C. BARKLEY, J. H. ALBERS,
HUGH FERGUSON, W. H. SMITH,
Captain J. M. CARSON, A B. JARVIS,
Major O. L. BUIST. H. 8. BRUNS,.
Hon. W. D. PORT ER, J OHN CHAD WICK,.
E. D. ENSTON. J. n. DEVEREUX,
J. H. STEINMEYER, H. B. OLNEY,
E. H. JACKSON. H. T. PEAKE, . a i
ARCHB'LD CAA'ERON, Major C. B. SIG WALD,
C. BART. Hon. T. Y. SIMONS,
Capt. F. W.-DAWSON, JAMES DUNNING,
Dr. T. R. ALDRICH, JAS. ARMSTRONG, Jr., -
T. S. s IG WALU, Chairman.
A. J. JAG ER, Secretary and Treasurer.
T. R. KEEGAN, H. L. CALDER,
J. DELES LAIN, GEO. Mo MR IL,
J. W. STEVENS, M. HARRIS,
J. P. CAHILL, W. H. SIGWALD.
C. E. SUREAU, T. J. MELVIN,
C. E. STEINMEYER.
A. V. KANAPAUX J. H. STEINMEYER, *
C. H. WESTEMJORFF.
J. J. O'NEILL, H. J. O'NEILL,
A. H. MOWRY.
SAMUEL WRAGG. W. M. BRUNS.
H. F. FABER,
HOOK AND LADDER, NO. 2.
H. C..CONKLIN, T. 0. ASTLE,
C. H. Tl FT.
T. J. LYONS, WALTER WEBB, Jr.,
H. G. CA RS rr, n AN.
T. J. LILIENTHAL, J. L. HARBERS,
. J. H. OETGEN.
THOMAS CORCORAN. THOMAS MILLER, .
W. H. T?OMEY.
C. P. MOUSSEAU. W. E. ABRAMS.
J. RE! LY.
CF. LYNCH, M. O'MARA, .
J. J. GUENVER.
HOOK AND LADDER NO. 1.
J. H. LOEB, JOHN DOYLE,
A. W. LEWIN, J. J. CALLAHAN,
C. W. SEIGNIOUS, W. E. JENNINGS,
W. H. SCniFFLEY.
Ticket's can be purchased from either of the
THE ACADEMY OP MUSIC-HALL,.
COMMENCING SATURDAY EVENING, OCT. L
Tho assemblies will be as follows : MONDAY,
WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY AFTERNOONS from
4 to a o'clock, and TUKSDAY, THURSDAY and
SATURDAY NIGHTS from half-past 7 to 10.
Admission to Night Assemblies 50 cents; Chil?
dren 25 cents. Ticken In packages of twelve, $3.
Use of Skates, 25 cents.
Afternoon Assemblies, Ladies and Children, In?
cluding use or Sates, 25 cents; Gentlemen, includ?
ing use of skates, 50 cents.
Season tickets of admission (good for all assem?
blies during three months) for gentlemen $5; for
ladles S3; for gentlemen and lady $7 50.
FORTUNE FOR TWO DOLLARS!
NO BOGUS GIFT ENTERPRISE !
BUT A GENUINE INSTITUTION !
THE ALABAMA IMMIGRATION ASSOCIATION,
Incorporated under the Laws of the State
of Alabama, have resolved to give one
. In the CITY OF MONTGOMERY, ALA., O?
SATURDAY, De ember 31, 1870.
Or, as soon before as the Tickets are sold, at
which time ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOL?
LARS, IX UNITED STATES CURRENCY, Will be
given away, tu holders or tickets, as follow:
1 Gift in United.States currency of $25,000 is
1 Gift lu United States currency of $10,000 ts
2 Gifts in United States currency of $5000 are
5 Gifts In United States currency or $2000 are
10 Girts iii United States currency or Siooeare
S io, ooo
20 Gifts lo United States currency of $500 are
100 Gifts in United States currency or $100 are
1500 Gifts in United States currency or $10 are
1639 Gifts of $100,000.
THE AWARD OF GIFTS
will be made on the regular plan, under the su?
pervision or sworn Commissioners, gentlemen or
well-known Integrity and hlfb standing.
Ti e roput.itiou and character of the Incorpora?
tion or this As-ociatlon, coup ed with every safe
guard that the aw of the land can throw around
lt, i- a guarantee that the distribution will be hon?
estly and fairly made, and that every protection
will be glveu holders or Tickets lu any part of the
In order to give all, rich and poor, an opportu?
nity at this
GRAND SCHEME I
by which they ann become eui [ched In an hour,
the price of Tickets have been put at
ONLY TWO DOLLARS I
A discount or ten per cent, will be made to pur?
chasers of $j0, and ? discount or 20 ncr cent, to
purchasers or $100 worth or tickets:
WE HAVE NO AGENTS.
ONE HUNDRED ANDTWENTY-FIVE THOUS?
AND TICKETS ONLY WILL BE SOLD.
Parties at a distance desiring to purchase tic?
kets must remit the money, direct to the "Asso?
ciation," aa per address below, either tn a Post
office Order, by registered letter, or by paid ex?
ALABAMA IMMIGRANT ASSOCIATION.
ta- A Circular giving the result of the award
I will be sent each ticket-holder. nov80-W
|3p ^ELEAN| MOLASSES. fr?
Jost recel ved, ^102 barrels Superior N. 0. MO?
LASSES. For sale by /."A. ENSLOW A CO.,
dec?_?5? No. 1? East Bay.
J^BESfl BICE FLOUR,
At 30 cents per bushel, in lots or arty bushels
br more. For sale for a' few dayl. Apply at
Weat Point M?ls..... . ., _:...novijb6,
~y I N ET A RD PBOPfM&T^QR-S
v i K T ?.0 E .ii*68f J;"
EIGHT DOLLARS PER'GALLON.
novaj-3mo8 JOHN HURKAMF A 00.
g A L T ! SAL TI
6000 sacks to arrive and tor sale rrom. wharf m
lots to salt purchasers at SI 45 per sac tr. Drayage
to railroads Or boats 10c per sack. Guaranteed
standard weight210pounds. . ..i :_ ".
nov26-amwf4 GEO. W. WILLIAMS A* CQ.^
pOTATOES I . POTATOES I,
Now landing, ex brig Heslln, at Brown A Co.'a
Wharf: ?.. . ' : ">,.,.<.: ." ?
200 barrels JACKSON WHITE POTATOES, la
fine order, wu! be sold from wharf, in lom to mdt
purchasers, at $3 per barreL cash on delivery.
Apply to MOSES GOLDSMITH A SON,
rp HE GOOD THINGS'.
' . - v ~-"TV ?/?". ::f. ?
SMTBSSS PO? *j -
BREAKFAST, SUPPERB,. LUNCHES.
We have opened thia week for re tailing, harrell
and kegs br g!(
Soused-Tripe and Pigs' Feet ?. ? . '
Lambs'Tongues, Saur Kraut
Sounds and Tongues .
? Dutch Herring, Halibut Fins,
New Mess and No. 1 Mackerel.. .
" - Pickled Salmon - ..
Pnlton Market Pickled Beef
Z. FamUyPlgPoik ^
Pickled Beef Tongans.
Our patrons sending for ? my of the above, w Jl
please send ; vessels, otherwise they . will be
wrapped m paper. Por ?nipping,'we have them
pat np m kita and kegs. '.- , k '
SMOKED MEAT S , ?. O. .
SMOKED BEEP TONGUES j
Smoked Beef '
Sugar-cured Breakfast Strips .
Sugar-cured Family Pig Hams - v..
C?dflBh and Herring .- * . *?
;'r, . ?c.'-.A . . ' ? '.<f"r ?. i. Ti
AU selected witli the utmost care as to quality.
EVERT E. BEDFORD,
E?COZS80B. TO - fe a ,.-?.>
7-W*i?. S. CORWIN A CO.,
ncv22_ 'iso. 278'Krftg street.
H R I S-T M A S.....U-CH ErB"?!
Now is the timeto lay In
S?PPL?ES FOR" THE'HOLIDAYS. .
s AV it M''q;^\&Y' "
By- Dealing at .. m -
WILSON'S FAMILY GROCERY, *
Southeast Corner Anson and Society street*.
THAT DOLLAR TEA
THAT DOLLAR TEA
THAT DOLLAR TEA.
Greenand Blaok, $1 a pound. ,
At WILSON GROCERY.
COFFEE, ALL KINDS. GREEN) ROAST
, . . ED AND GROUND, . ?
At " . WILSON'S GROCERY.
COCOA, FARINA AND. CHOCOLATE,
. . . ALL KIND-j. . .
At ' WILSON'S GROOERY.
FINE WINES, LIQUORS AND, SYRUPS,
At WILSON'S GROCERY.
SUGARS RETAILED AT WHOLESALE
. "PRICES. . j.
At WILSON'S GROCERY.
CANNED FRUITS, PRESERVES AND
SPICES, . . . .r..
At WILSON'S GROCERY.
POTTED MEATS AND IMPORTED
SAUCES. ' .
NGLISH, PICKLES, - FRENCH^ MTJS
TABi), ITALIC OILS, ,..
At -, WILSON'S GROCERY.
ALM ON,' LOBSTERS, MACKEREL
At WILSON'S GROCERY.
PEEK, FREAN <fc CO.'S UNRIVALLED
. At . WILSON'S GROCERY.
SMOKED HAM* TONGUES, SHOULD
At lr?. ?. IO WILSON'S ?ROCE RY.
ALMONDS, FIGS AND FRENCH
. PRUNKS. >?-- - . .
At . -.WILSON'SGROCERY.
KAISINS, CURRANTS AND CITRON,
At WILSON'S GROCERY.
/ 1HOICE GOSHEN BUTTER; LARD, BY
\J the tub, firkin or tierce.
At WILSON'S GROCERY.
CEEESES-EDAM; PINEAPPLE, ENG?
LISH DAIRY. SAPS AGO, FACTOR Y,.STIL?
TON, IMITATION ENGLISH, Ac, AC,, . .
AC WILSON'S GROCERY.
Jp RICES LOWER THAN THE LOWEST
SAMPLES OF TEA SENT FREE.
Address Postofnce Box 333, Charleston, S. C.
NO CHARGE FOR PACKING.
Ail Goods DELI VE REO FREE In any part of the
Remember tito place, "w* .
Southeast Corner Anson and Society st reets,
Charleston, S. C.
?J0RN AND OATS.
10.000 bushels prime old CORN
3,000 bushels prime black and white Seed
and feeding Oats.
For sale by
nov5 _T. J. KERR k CO.
p OT ATOES! POTATOES^"
400 bbls. choice Eating POTATOES, Goodrich's,
Jackson Whites, Ac
For sale in lots to ault purchasers, by
RAVE NE L A HOLMES,
novlS No. 177 East Bay.
i??illinertj, Saner) ?0000, &z.
A full assortment of
MILLINERY AND FANCY GOODS
Cloaks on hand and made to order.
. ?.*-..- . ,
in all its branches, promptly attendedJto.
Country orden receive special attention..
oct22-imwf2mo8 Ko. 304 King street.