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SATURDAY, DECEMBER 21, 1S70.
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NEWS OE THE DAT.
?Gold closed In New York, yesterday, at
?Cotton closed at 15?ic; sales 4500 bales.
?At Liverpool, on the 22d Instant, cotton opened
buoyant; uplands 8?;@S,'id; Orleans %H&*XA'%
sales 15,000 boles.
?Strasbourg citizens have to provide German
officers billeted uron them with four mcftls a day.
and two bottles of good wine and rive cigars
each, and common soldiers three meals, one flask
of wine, one bottle or beer, and live cigars each.
One gentleman had to support thirty-two soldiers
In this style.
?s*fcring the past yoir tbe specimens of the
oils In which the best tea is produced have been
col'octed and carefully examined and compared
with the soils of various portions of the United
/itates. Meteorological reports from China and
. Japan . have also been compared with those of
this esuntr , and tho concluions arrived at arc
that there a e large tracts of country In the
United Stites in which tea can be sneessfully
?A correspondent of the Boston Journal states
that the'peopl? of Alsace and Lorraine are starv
ing to death byhuudreds. lie has been araoiiK
them and has been a witness of their sufferings.
He Bays th it as many as 25,000 families would
gladly go .-.way, and that it would be a holy,
noble wo:k to rescue them from the terrible suf
ferings which surround I hem. It is proposed :o
at once sit on foot schemes for providing for their
lmmlgratlen to this country.
, ?The promcna-Icro of the Jardin des Plantes
In Paris become daily aware of the I'iininlshing
number of animals which are exhibited Dierc.
The horned animals have nearly all disappeared,
and the two young bears present d by Prince
Couza have also gone the way of all ilcsh in Paris
other than human?that is, to the restaurant.
Birds, also, are becoming few; but eavles and
other birds o! prey, not sut able for t ic cu'.stue,
are still to be eeon in their accustomed cages.
?The utiecrtauries of married life in Chicago
have long been matter for the astouishmcnt of
contemporary man aud woman kind. According
to the Chlca?- Republican a young ceuple will
quarrel over their break.'ast ia % ie m< ruing, and
by the time the husband returns from juslatssln
the evening, his wife will have been to her attor
ney, andgota'l the necessary papers foraOlvo ce,
and be ready to give her spouse (who has hlmscir
been too much engaged .to atieud to Hie matter) a
"pleasant surprise" at supper time. "There Is a
oaple now living in this city," says the Republi
can, "both of whom had been tnoretiioii once di
vorced before the;, came together : how long tbe
present arrangement may lust is a matter on
which U mi^ht be bazaMu im to speculate. So
oonunon has the institution divorce got tobe
among as, that when a married pair reach the Writ
anniversary or their marriage, their rriends arc
accustomed to express their sense of such rare
and touching Qde.Uy.by a present.; if they survive
ten years or matrimony, another tesiimonla or
increased value awalunhem : aud once or twice
in a decade wo hear of somebody celebrating his
'golleu wedding,* but such a thing is quite rare,
and the hero or It is looked upon as a social phe
?A romance or a nv-st peculiar type is written
by a correspondent lu LouisviPe, Kentucky. A
young lady of great beauty?a pure blonde-and
graces of mind and manner fully commensurate,
but lacking the added charm of wealth, had long
been sought in marriage by eligible young men.
but In vain. A wealthy old bachelor had long been
a silent worshipper at her shrine, and at length
summoned courage to^ajjk her to be his wife. To
all his protestations she replied that she did not
love and couid not marry him; but. finally, as a
test, proposed that, as he desired her hard and
she desired wealth, she would stake the one
against the other, and submit the resnlt to the
hazard of the die. The offer was accepted, ref
erees of high position chosen, and the affair ar
ranged. The parties were to throw poker dice,
and to cut cards for the first throw; if he won,
she was to wed htm the same evening; If she won,
his check for $100,'.OJ in the referees* hands was
to be hers. The suitor won the throw, and threw
a "full"?three fours and two flves. The belle's
two first throws were unfortunate; but puttingali
the dice In the box, ami pressing her forehead
with her hand for an in-tant, she suddenly threw
three fours and two sixes?and won. The fluo,
000 check was hers, and she took It.
?The effect "f the revision of the law regarding
thelncome tax, made at the last s.'PsIon of Con
gress, Is seen In the light of the present reports.
An analysis of the returns for the past year shows
that, with tho present exemption of S2000 and
rent, taxes, in* ere? t, Ac., there is no: a country
district in the Unite I States where t:ic amount of
the Income tax will pay the cxnenscs ot assessing
and colleeilne it. The New York Evening Post
suggests tiiat the present session should complete
the work or the last by abolishing the tax a;to
getner. This would be a short way to get out of
the difficulty, and for that reason must unlikely
to be adopted. Moie than three thousand assist
ant assessors protest against it, for with the ubj
lltlon of the income tax each or the .states couid
be consolidated into a?slnele district, and tbe
army of office-holders mustered out. It is now
the rich men's turn to agitate against the coutiu
nance ot the tax, for the exemption of $2000 ma
terially lessuas the burden upon men of small
salaries, while Stewart and Ast >r and s'ich princes
are bled for a fortune each year. Mr. Stewart,
for instance, pays more than any one of tweury
seven States, aud Mr. Astor's iuconic exceeds
that of the Sta'e of Vermont. Here, then, Isa
new departure to be taken by opponeuts of the
?It is stated that the great majority of the
Chinese laborers now in the United States were
not brought; from China under contracts signed
in that country, but entered Into their engage
ments In San Francisco. Thus, there are about
one thousand coolie plantation hauds in the
South at work In the States of Arkansas, Loulsi
ana and Texas, aul or these only three hundred
signed their contracts in China, the remainder
having beeu brought from San Francl3 o. In
Tuuncssee, Alabama and Texas there are about
two thousand tlve hundred coolies at wo:k on
railroads, all of whom signed their contracts In
Sin Francisco. In addition there arc In the
South about four huudred Chinese who havo es
caped from coolie servitude (lu the Island of
Cuba. A contract for one thousand Chinese to
be seal to Kausas is now being filled by dispatch
ing Coolies ilvln^ lu San Francisco. From these
figures it appears that there are, or soon will be,
five thousand Chinese working east or the Rocky
Mountains, only three hundred of whom came
d'rectfroin China, the remainder having been
hired In California, as any other class of oper.'
tives might have b?en. Mr. Koopraanscliap?, who
has been engaged In the present Chinese emigra
tion movement, was born In Amsterdam, but
went to California In 1850. where he entered
largely iuto business relations with the Chinese,
by estabPshing a warehouse for the storage of
rice, tea, oil and the general merchandise of
A Printer's Holiday.
In deference to a formal request from the
employees of The News, our office will be
closed on Monday next, and no paper will be
issued on Tuesday. It has not been the
custom of thi3 paper, as the public knows,
to indulge in what are called "printer's holi
days;" butin this instance we have felt con
strained to make Merry Christmas an ex
ception to our rule.
To-morrow is Christmas : the day of days ;
when the sublime harmonies which nine
teen centuries ago sounded on the plains of
Bethlehem are echoed in the 30uls of Chris
tian millions ; when the memory of the
sreat Evangel blunts the edge of bitter
sorrow ; when age drives cankering care
away, aud youth beholds a myriad hopeful
gleams in the uncertain vistas of the future!
For five year3 the South has struggled to
heal the wounds of horrid war. The people
have worked with dogged energy that they
might wrest fortune from the irou teeth of
adversity. It is true that the prospect is
not as bright as when the summer heats
ripened the silvered soil. But the people
know their power. Blows and buffets have I
I strengthened their moral fibre. They have
ieurued the sweet uses of allliction. They,
feel that, in God's good time, self-reliance,
self-reverence and self-control will give them
the crowning victory.
Yet the thronging memories of four years
of carnage are not obliterated by the events
of five years of peace. In every breast there
liugers the remembrance of martyred saints,
who, in the flush of manhood or with the
snows of winter on their brow, fought and
bled under tho gleaming banner whoso 6t?rs
havo faded from our sight?whose cross we
would glucdy bear forever. These knightly
soldiers?our comrades, our brothers, fathers,
sons?taught the South, by their death, a
lesson of endurance and fortitude, of cour
ageous' perseverance and unselfish devotion,
wiiose fruit will lire whatever else may die.
Cheerfully as we may, then, let us turn
to tho Christmas merry-making. It is a
season of kindness und love; of charity and
peace. The poor have a peculiar claim;
they depend upon their prosperous neigh
bors for their Christmas festival. And this
is the time when the sinning and the sinned
against tuny pluck the bitterness from their
hi avid, and forgive as they expect to be for
given. For them who cherish animosity and
nurse their auger, however just it seem,
there is no happy Christmas.
Faith iu Providence, hope for the future,
charity towards till men?these are the
Christmas ^ifts which will, we trust, be found
on the nnrrow iu every home in the State.
Our Christmas Carol.
"Our song we'll I roll ont for Christmas stout,
The heaity, the true and the bold ;
A bumper we'll drain, anil with raluht and maiu
Give three cheers for this Christmas oiu.
Wc 11 usher linn In whVi a merry dm.
That snail gladden his jo.vou" In-art.
And we'll Kwp bliu up while there's bite or sup,
Anl lu fellowship good w<.'li paru"
Thauk God for this returning anniver
sary?happy, happy Christmas; the season
of all others that lights not only the fire of
uospitali y in the hall, but the fiante of
charity in the heart ; the season thai wins us
back to the delusions of childish days, re
calls to the old mau the pleasures of his
youth, and warms the Ureside with memo
ries of tho tender, ami the true. Yes, it is
the only anniversary in all the year not
forced upon mankind by proclamation; the
only one which, in the lessons of the hour,
teaches more of human sympathy and Cbris
tiau love than half the homilies ever written
by half the divines that have ever lived.
That man must indeed be a misanthropic
sinner, who, apart from the veneration due
to its sacred Dame and origin, can thiuk of
Christmas time as any other than a good
lime?a kind, forgiving, charitable, pleasant
time?when men and women seetn, by one
consent, to open their sealcd-up hearts and
think of the people around them as if they
really were fellow-passengers to the grave.
What sweeter thought, loo, than that there
i3 at least one day iu tho year when you arc
sure of being welcomed wherever you go, and
of having; as it were, the world thrown open
to you. True, the past may bo hung in mourn
ing. Vacant chairs may he around the fire
side; the footsteps'of prattling little ones
may no longer lightly print tho ground;
father, mother, brother, sister or husband
may be celebrating their eternal Christinas
before "the Jasper Throne." Perhaps the
lofks of friendship that shone so brightly
once have censed to glow; the hands we
grasped have grown cold; tho eyes we sought
have hid their lustre in thu grave; yet there
will come to us to-morrow "glad tidings" of
even these who have gone before. The old
home, thu room, the merry races, circum
stances tho most minute and trivial, will
crowd upon our mind as if tho last assem
blage had been but yesterday; hope will
build now fires upon the altar of thu heart,
and love will gather there to bo renewed in
the fresh audgenial warmth.
Let Christinas, then, be fruitful iu its joys.
Let the averted faces with which we have
met old friends be changed to smiles. Among
the red-berries and holly bushes, among the
turkeys, geese and game, the pigs, saus
ages and oysters, the puddings, (jies aud
punches?among emblems of the blessed
season hung in every sau-.iu try, hall and
kitchen?let ris hold fanerai service over all
petty jealousies and private wrongs, and so
bury forever the animosities that deform our
human nature. At best our heart3 need
correcting as much as ever did the first
proof of a printer's devil, and before life's
edition is worked off another year for expor
tation to eternity, why ought wo not to re
solve that the errors which now mar the
sullied page shall not stand against ns when
the volume of our history is finally revised by
the Author of the universe ? ThankiDg God,
then, for present blessings, let ub use them
as the best of besoms to sweep out litter
from the attics and cellars of oar poor human
nature, and brush down the cobwebs of care
that have gathered in its dark corners. Nor
should we extend these favors to the body,
and, as it were, put a clean shirt upon the
soul, for the reason that "to-morrow we
die;" but we are to do these in remembrance
of the time when a sin-sick world first
began to experience the cheeriug symptoms
To-morrow the civilized world?all peo
ples and nations, knit together by a mighty
thought?will become one great family.
Happy bells will send as their greetings to
each Christmas fire?
"Coed will and peace ! peace and good will !
The burden of the Advene Song."
And in a myriad of homes, the same festi
val that every year has stirred the heart of
mankind, will again gather youth and age
around the happy fireside.
A Christmas family party ! What magic
there is in the name. What man or woman,
sending memory on its grateful errand, does
not linger with a .lush of happiness upon the
associations that are recalled. The com
ing home from school, the greeting of
parents, brothers, sisters, cousins and aunts;
the welcome of the old-time nurse in her
fresh bandana and immaculate neckerchief;
the roaring fires iu the parlors and bed-rooms ;
the wonderful hampers, aud the handsome
girls hooded and booted for aoy sort of
Christmas fun. And Christmas Eve ! How
the great tree?very mighty in our young
imagination?planted in the middle of the
table, sparkles with its multitude of little
tapers that And reflection in our 'dancing
eyes, while wo wait for the distribution of
the toys, that peep like fairies from among
the leavc3. Grandpapa and grantlmama are
there; brothers who have just come from
school and college; uncles from the cities,
and maiden aunts, with pockets fall of love
and bon-bons. By-and-by, bed-time ar
rives, and we little ones are sent to dream of
Santa Claus, and wonder what our stockings
will be freighted with, when at daylight we
hurry from our trundles to the chimney jam.
The evening concludes with the time-honor
ed Christmas dance, and a glorious game of
blind-man's-kurT, in which tho pretty girls
take refuge behind the window curtaius,
and get raad if you fail to mr.ike your
eliptical salutes with a vim. The old peo
pie, all delight, sit in the cosiest corner of
the fire-place, and sipping their egg-nogg or
steaming apple-jack, watch with glisteniug
eyes tho lively youngsters who remind them
of Merry Christmas long ago. King among
the musicians is the hoary-headed old Elhio
pean. who has played dauce-music iu the
family for a quarter of a century, and to
night, all mellowness, he scrapes his fiddle
until it shrieks with fifty stomach aches;
while dusky house-servants, peeping in at
the windows and door-way^, keep time
with nimble feet to the jollity of the hour,
and all goes "merry as a music bell." And
so ends Christmas Eve, but only to usher iu
the cheerfulness of the day to come. Aud
that day ! Ah, how crowded with memo
ries. Memories of a home-gal bering, of all
the accessible members of the family circle;
of home ties renewed, and love warming
every heart. Memories of your mother, who,
with tender thoughtfalness, anil grateful for
her own pleasure, has seut heaping bask
ets of good things to the families of her
poor neighbors, who, but for her largesse,
would have hud no Christmas. Memories of
the last Christinas blessing ever asked by
him who presided; of a room all aglow with
ruddy light, and a board spread with such
on array of feathered phenomenou in every
stage of Kissing excellence, gigantic pud
dings bluzing iu brandy, und choice wines,
with the bouquet of whole generations in
them, as make us think, in these changed
limes, we have been living in a dream.
But no ! Christmas is just us real to us
to-day as it ever was to our forefathers.
Our children will recall its happy scenes,
just a-? we gather the tangled ends of our
own reminiscences. Friends are as true,
and affections us lender around us, now,
as when we ourselves were budding into
serious men and women; and if we do our
duly, changed as may be our circumstances,
the season will preserve all its sacred charm
for us and our little ones; and the lesson
will continue to be writtcu upon our hearts?
"This do in remembrance of Me !" And so,
a Merry Christinas to you all, aud God bless
l's, evert one !
Kcmciubcr tin- Poor.
The season of gladness is upon us. In
happy homes to-day begins the rosy reign
of mirth aud jollity and innocent rejoicing.
The Christinas tree is already blossoming
iu some hiddeu recess with its woudrous,
but, as yet, forbidden fruit. The blithe and
expectant little ones are making ready lo
hang their stockings by the chimney-piece,
with grave misgivings as to their capacity to
hold the good things to be distributed in the
aigbt-liioc by the slyly-generous Santa Glaus.
Families are every where gleeful with the an
ticipation of merry gatherings around the
plenteous hoard and festive libations from
the foaming bowl. Bleak and wintry though
the iky be out of doors, around the hearth
stone joy and comfort aud social happiness
rule the hour.
But not to all homes will Christmas bring
the appropriate merry-wakings aud delights.
Right here, in this good old Cily of Charles
ton, there is many a family whose desolate
hearth glows not, even in this bitter weath
er, with the ruddy blaze of the yule log, or
of any substitute, and to whom one plain,
iiearty meal would be a Christmas feast in
deed. To these unfortunates, too many of
whom have known better days, let each man,
woman and child, who reads those lines at
the breakfast table ihis Christinas Eve, give
something better than mere sympathy.
There are several uoble relief societies in our
community, ready and anxious to relieve
the charitable of the trouble and responsi
bility of seeking out the distressed and real
ly deserving poor. The Fuel Society, espe
dally, crave assistance to -da y, ?ud the bit
ing December blasts dismally second their
pleading. Any Christmas offerings, either
in money or fuel, that may be sent to the
office of The News will be promptly placed
at the disposal of the good ladies of the
IF YOU WANT A CHEAP TOILET SET
pro to KINSMAN BROS.
WANTED, A TEACHES. MALE OR
Female, to take charge of a small School
in St. Matthew's Parish. One who can give In
structions in MurIo preferred. A liberal salary
will he (riven, and board furnished. Address P. vr
W., St. Matthew's P. 0., S. U._dec2<-4
WANTED, A BOY AND GIRL TO
wait In the house. Apply No. 187 Meet
ing itrcet, one door north of Pavilion Hotel.
AYOUNG LADY, FULLY COMPETENT
of g?vlng lessons on the Piano, Is desirous
of obtaining a few Music Scholars. Terms, $12
quarter. Apply at No. 48 RadchUe street.
WANTED, A NURSE, TO TAKE
charge of an Infant and make herself gen
erally useful. Recommendations required. Apply
at No. 104 Tradd street._degM
WANTED, A FIRST-RATE COOK.
None need apply without the best recom
mendation. Apply, before 10 o'clock In the morn
lng, at No. is Meeting street._ rtcclg
WANTED, A SMART, ACTIVE COL
ORED BOY, to wait about the house. Re
commendations required. Apply at No. 15 Meet
ing street, be'fo e 10 o'clock in the morniug.
FARM TO RENT.?A FARM OF FOUR
TEEN acres, situated on the Bellvedlerc
Tract, three miles from the city. To rent low to
a good tenant. Apply atJ. C. n. CLaU>.SEX'S,
TO RENT, THAT DWELLING HOUSE
AND STORE, with all the Fixtures complete,
corner Queen anil Franklin streets. Apply on the
premises or to j M. mulvaxky._decjgj
FOR RENT OR SALE, A BEAUTIFUL
ESTATE in Orangeburg District, situated
on Lyous Creek, three and a half miles from the
.south Carolina Railroad. The tract conraltis
moo acres, soli rich red clay, adapted to cotton,
corn, wheat, root crops and clover.
a splendid range for cattle; sunny hillsides for
vineyards, and low lands for meadows. Lyons
Creek, a large, never-falling stream runs through
the estate, and furnishes one of the Quest water
powers in the State.
A most valuable Iron ore has been discovered
recently on the place.
Tie estate has on it all the necessarv farm
Buildings, negro bouses, barns, stables, gin
house* and small dwelling. It has been in con
atant cultivation since the war, and the splendid
growing crop would give entire satisfaction.
It la offered for rent-or uale, on reasonable
Address Mrs. L M. KEITT,
Society Sill. Darlington District, S. C.
Or R. M. MARSHALL A BRO., No. 33 Broad
FRENCH CONFECTIONERY BOXES,
' FOR CHRISTMAS PRESENTS, at
JUST ARRIVING THIS MORNING,
those flue TURKEYS, Fowls, Bucks, Gecsc
and Fresh Eggs, for sale by W. HUNT, No. 4'J Mar
ket street, between Church aad Meeting, north
"VTORTHERN POULTRY AND GAME.?
_L1 Just received from N?w Yerk a die lot of]
POULTRY AND GAM*', consisting of Trrkeys,
Geese, Ducks. Capons, Grouse, Ac. For sale
cheap by TllOS. MURPHY, No. 81 Market street.
FOR SALE, A LOT OF FINE CANARY
BIRDS and SE-D. Also, FR?I , at A
uTEllO'S. No. 82 Market jtreft._rtec21-4*
FOR SALE, THREE VEftZ FINE
HULKS, well broken, and In good order.
Apply at CAMERON. BARK f.E V A 00. rteclg-fi
FOR SALE, A No. 1 WHEELER &
WILSON'S SEWING MACHINE, in Cabinet
Case?cheap. Apply at J. L. LUNsFORD'S, No. 27
QtiecN street. nova
FOR SALE, GGO ACRES OF COTToN
AND PROVISION LAND, twelve miles from
uraugeiuir.r, and two mllci from Lewlsvllie De
pot,.s.C. Itallroad, with Resilience of tight rooms,
tin; usnal oiiiiiniiiiiiig.4, iriii-hoose, ami quarters
for laborers. 'Hie place Is healthy, water excel
lent, and Umber abundant. It is mi der cultiva
tion, and 6oo bushels of cotton Seed for planting
ein be procured on the premises.
An eligible LOT of one and three quarter acres,
at Glenn Springs, Spartanbunt County, with Cot
tage uf four rooms and oin-bulldings. rinflnlshed.
For terms, AC., apply to DeTREVILLK k WHA
LEY, Attorneys at Law, or-ngeburg C. IL, S. C.
Gl \ Kf\f\ m-FOK SALES, A LONG
vD~jr."J\.'\J ESTA?l.ISHED BUSI
NESS, (Retail,) paying a net protltof $2300 per an
num. Ample time given a purchaser tu learn the
business. This I? a rare enuncefor an active man
<o secure a nermanent Income. Business done
wholly for cash. Personi having the "stamps''
and meaning buslncw may address "f 2500 In
come," Box V, Daily Nitws Office, giving real
test tinfi jfonno.
LOST, ON FRIDAY EVENING, A
CRUTCH, with India Rubber top. The Und
er will be rewarded by applving at this Oitlce.
STRAYED INTO YARD WEST END OF
Be;uilain mi reef, three Bulls and one Heifer.
The owner can get the same by paying expenses.
K ES BUR Y S GEO 0 L ,
WILL CHRISTIE BENET, rector.
Next session bnglns Monday, 18th January,
1871. Fees tor session : (12 50, $20, $25, in ad
MLSS A. L. SALOMON CONTINUES
to teach WAX and RuSIN FRUIT: Wax,
Worsted, Hair, Leather and Paper Flowers; Gre
cian ami Oriental I'alutlng; Embroidery, Tapestry
and Tuning Work; Crochet, Netting, Knitting
and Fancy Work. In Its various branches, at No.
23 Society street, third dour east of Meetlug,
where specimens uan be pcen.
Orders in any of the above branches promptly
ING'S MOUNTAIN MILITARY
SCHOOL, YORKV1LLE, S. C.
The flr<t session of the School year of 1371. will
begin on the Fikst of Fkbruaht.
terms?For School Expenses, L e., Tuition,
Bpoks, stationery, Ac, Boarding, Fuel, Lights
ifnd Washing, $135 In currency per session of five
For circulars, contalulng full particulars, apply
10. -Colonel A. COWARD,
dec20?13 Princtpsl und PrripHotwr
jyjOUNT ZION SCHOOL.
WINK SB OR 0', S. C.
G. A. WOODWARD. GRADUATE UNIVERSITY
OF VIRGINIA. PRINCIPAL.
IL M. FARROW, GRADUATE S. C. M. A., ASSO
The Exercls'fl of tills School will be resumed
TUKSD vY, January 2.1871. ami conti nie without
intermission till close of .scholastic year. June 30.
Pupils r celved at auy time and charged to close
of term. Students are subjected to the whole
some restraints of military discipline, and wear
an appropriate uniform. For circulars, address
ENGLISH AND GERMAN SCHOOL, No.
82 WENTWORTH STREET.?The exercises of
litsiustitu'ion embrace all the branches necessary
;or u good English and Commercial education,
rne hours from 3 to 6 o'clock P. M. are devoted
o German lessons, viz: Grammar, Speakiug.
Writing and Reading*. Lesions in Drawiug and
Moulding every Saturday morning. The Night
School from 7 to 9 o'clock, for exercises of Arith
metic. Keadlns;, Spelling ami Writing, aud Orna
mental and Mechanical Drawing for adults.
The Acailentv ts timier my special superinten
dence, with the assistance of Mr. J. MCDONALD,
?IssJ. IL ANGEL, Misa LEON HARDT, Miss J.
? ILL ER.
Vocal Music by rrofessor P. HEKCKHAN.
C. H. BEROMANN,
SDissoialions of (?oparlnErsl]iji.
DISSOLUTION OF COPARTNERSHIP.
Tin- Firm of WILLIS & ClIISOLM is this day
dis-ulvi'd bv mutual <ron-cnt Tho liquidation of
their aifairs will be conducted by E. WILLIS, who
will continue the business on lus own account.
Charleston, S. C, December o, 1970. dec7
[O. O. F.?SCHILLER LODGE, No. 30.
The Regular Quarterly Meeting and Election
>r Officers of this Lodge will be held on To-Mor
?ow (Sunday) Evbnino, at 7 o'clock. Members
will please come prepared to pay their arrears.
By order of the N. 0.
dcc24* Kecording Secretary.
THE ACADEMY OF MUSIC HALL,
COMMENCING SATURDAY EVENING, OCT. 1.
The asnemblies will be as follows : MONDAY,
WEDNESDAY and FRIDAY AFTERNOONS from
? to 6 o'clock, and TUESDAY, THURSDAY and
SATURDAY NIGHTS from half-past 7 to 10.
Admission to Night Assemblies 50 cents; Chil
dren 25 cents. Tickets in packages of twelve, $-3.
Use of Skates, 25 cents.
Afternoon Assemblies, Ladies and Children, in
cluding use of Sates, 25 cents; Gentlemen, Includ
ing use of Skates, 60 cents.
Season tickets of admission (good for all assem
blies during three months) for gentlemen $6; for
ladles $3; for gentlemen and lady $7 60.
pRESENTS FOR THE HOLIDAYS.
The particular attention of the Ladles Is called
to the opening of the largest and most fashiona
ble stock of
UPHOLSTERY AND DECORATIVE GOODS
that has been exhibited la this cltv since the
war. w. J. TRIM.
No. 243 King street,
Two doors south of Beau fain street.
?DOW CURTAINS, SHADES AND
SWISS, NOTTINGHAM AND MUSLIN CURTAINS
Walnut, Rosewood and Gilt Cornices
Cords, Tassels and Picture Nails
Window Hollands, Buff, Ejue Greeu and White
Plain and Decorated Window Shades.
At TRIM'S UPHOLSTERY WAKE ROOMS,
_No. 243 King street.;
piNE UPHOLSTERY GOODS,
KEPS, TERRIES AND SATIN DAMASKS
Plushes, Moreens and French Las tings
French and English Cretonnes and Chintzes
Linen Coverings and Furniture Stripes
Gimps, Tassels, Centres and Bands.
At TRIM'S UPHOLSTERY WARE ROOMS,
No. 243 King street.
FRENCH AND AMERICAN PAPER HANGINGS
Embroidered Table and Piano * Covers, Tolle
With a great variety of the lnte3t styles of
FANCY G09D8 In the same line. At
TRIM'S UPHOLSTERY WAREROOMS,
_No. 243 King street.
URNiTUBE RENOVATED AND RE
This establishment makes a specialty or catting
LAMBREQUINS AND DRAPERIES from the new
est designs. Also, of Hair, Moss and Wool Mat
tresses and Pew Cushions.
SOFAS, CHAlftS AND LOUNGES repaired and
covered, by u.eaosi competent workmen, at such
prices and terms that will not fail to give satis
W. J. 1 Rlif.'S UPHOLSTERY WAREROOMS,
No. 243 King street,
dcc7-wfmimo Tws doors south of Beanfatn.
flarotcfirc, *tlerrj, Src.
S FOR THE SEASON,
AT LOW PRICES I
PLATED SP00N3, FORKS AND MUGS.
CARVERS, STEELS AND TABLE KNIVES.
URNS, CHAFING DISHES and DISH COVERS.
TEA TRAYS, BREAD TRAYS and WAITERS.
TOILET PATLS. SLOP JARS and FOOT TUBS.
a fin? ASSORTMENT of
Among which are
Stewart's Parlor Base Burner.
For Parlors, Offices or Stores, and
"THE SOUTHERN GEM,"
A flrst-cbias Cooking Stove, with Galvanized
Tank, Warming Closet, and other modern
We are sole agents in this city for the celebrated
UNION KEROSENE STOVE,
DUVAL'9 PATENT BAKER.
J. B. BUVAL ? SON.
No. 337 KING STREET,
North of Liberty street.
JOSEPH RODOERS & SONS and WOSTKNUOLM'S
. POCKET CUTLERY
English Dish Covers, in sets
Ivury Handle Cirvtrs and Table Karvea
Plated Kntv- s and Forks
Tea and Tablespoons
EDgllsh Toilet Sets
Engllr-h Tea TrayB
Gnns and Sporting Articles, in great variety.
At S. k. MARSHALL'S,
Corner King and Society streets.
dcc20-5 Sign -B:g Gun."
?artrrj ?ooit?, &t.
CHINA CUPS AND SAUCERS, AT
JgALL, BLACK & CO.,
Nos. 665 and 567 BROADWAY, NEW YORK,
Call attention of those about purchasing HOLI
DAY PRESENTS to their unequalled Stock, com
prising everything in
SILVER, JEWELRY AND FANCY GOODS.
It will be much to the advantage of those living
at a distance iront the city to send tliclr orders,
as special attention will be given in the selection
by one offne nmi per>onaily. And in case the
goods furnished are not satlaiactory in every re
spect, they can oe exchanged.
Goods sent C. 0. U. Packages allowed to be
opened and selections made. janis-lyr
-j^Qy HENRY'S RETREAT, JQ'J
No. 107 EAST BAY, ONE DOOR BELOW BROAD
2. Oysters always fresh on hand.
3. FREE LUNCH from half-past 10 o'clock
4. Meals at all hours. Dinner served from 12
to 4 P. M.
5. Meals served on Sunday until 2 P. M.
0. The test IMPORTED WINES, Liquors and
7. Only place In town for good genuine Hot
Tom and Jerry.
Give me a caU,
Formerly Barkeeper the Mills House.
OUTHERN DYE HOUSE,
Anew FRENCH DYE HOUSE has been opened
at No. 35'j King street, where DYEING in aU col
ors, and Cleaning of all kinds is done at tat
shortest notice and In the best flr.yie.
BLASCOW, B1LLER A CO.,
No. 35 King street, near corner George street,
CH?USTMAS MINCE PIES, AT
The subscriber reapectftuly inlormaiils friends
and the public, that he bas this day opened, at
No. 238 KINO STERBET,
Fourth Door North of Market,
a large and well-selected stock or
which will be sold at LOWEST CASH PRICES.
Housekeepers will do well to give me a call be
fore purchasing elsewhere. F. L. O'NEILL.
AMS! HA?! S1 HAMS!
5 tierces Choice Sugar-Cured Washington HAMS.
Now landing per James Adger. and for sale by
PAUL B. LALANE k CO.,
dec24-l No. 171 East Bay.
3750 sacks per Bark Arbitrator, Just arrived.
For sale by WAGNER, HUGER A CO.
FRENCH CONFECTIONERY, FIFTY
CENTS PER POUND, at
H IS KIES, Ac, &o.
100 bbU. WHISKIES
Gibson's X. XX, XXX
Gibson's Cabinet * .
300 boxes Fire Crackers
160 bb!8 Best New Orleans Molasses
500 boxes, halves and quarters of Raisins.
For sale low, by
dec22-4 STEFFENS, WERNER & PUCKER.
QHEAP LIQUORS ! CHEAP LIQUORS 1
Imported and Domestic BRANDY
Tara? and Cooking Wines
Whiskey of all Grades
Old London cordial Gin.
All at cord prices, at
Southwest corner of Meeting aud Market
K AT THIS.
Now Is the time for dealers to lay In their stock of
LIQUORS FOR THE HOLIDAYS,
and wc are prepared to save them the trouble of
ordering from the North, by selling them the
s:imc article here fur cash at what they would
have to pay in Philadelphia for It, thereby saving
freight, insurance and other expenses. We are
enabled to do so by ourlaie arrangements with
two of the principal Liquor houses of Philadelphia
-JOHN GIBSON'S SON * CO., and HENRY WAL
LACE k CO.
We have now on hand 100 barrels of the follow
OLD CORN WHISKEY
60 barrels JOHN GIBSON'S SON & CO.'S OLD
DEER CREEK RYE WHISKEY, of which brand
we have the sole right to sell, in this city.
We also keep constantly on hand, Port, Madei
ra and Sherry WINES, at the lowest price for the
quality. Give us a 1 rial.
BYdNE k FOGARTY,
dcc!5 Corner Church ami Chalmers streets.
ANNIS'S ACME RYE W^SKIES?
Messrs. H. S. HANNIS k CO.. of Philadelphia,
ever inteut to Improve ou the qualities of their
WHISKIES, can lay claim to producing some of
the choicest in the country, and having rendered
the prices such as to to make them available for
every class of trade and for general use. ?fter the
celebrated Acme brands of CABINET, NECTAR,
XXXX, XXX, XX-and X. thrsugh us, as their sole
agents for this city ami the State o: South Caro
Una, at the most advantageous prices and terms.
OLACIUS A WITTS, No. 130 East Bay.
SO BARRELS AND 26 HALF BARRELS OF THE
ABOVE ON HAND NOW.
LOUR, SIDES, SHOULDERS, HAMS,
PORK, COFFEE, SUGAR, ?C.
J E F F 0 RDS A CO..
Nos. 17 and 10 VENDUE RANGE, OFFER AT
LOWEST MARKET RATKS:
600 bbls. Fresh Gronnd FLOUR
35 hhiis. Choice Cleur Rib Shies
20 hhds. Prime smoked Shoulders
10 tierces Choice S. 0. Hams
10 tierces Pure Lpaf Lurd
25 bbls. Heavy City Mess Pork
20.000 pounds Prime Dry Salt Sides
10,000 pouuds Dry Salt Bellies
100 eai ks Rio Uorfeo
160 bbls. Reflned Sugars
100 cases 2 and 3 lb. Fresh Tomatoes
75 cases Fresh Peaches
100 cases, 1 and 2 lb, Fresh Oysters.
"PI" & H. W. CAT HE R WOOD'S
EXTRA FINE PURE OLD
In order to facilitate the supply of ourPUHE
OLD MONONOAHELA RYE WHISKIES to our
former nume-ous customers at the South, we
have appointed Messrs. II. GEIID S k CO. our
Agents, who, by this arrangement, are enabled to
Apply the trade at prices which will Insure satis
faction. H. k U. W. CATHERWOOD.
The subscribers take pleasure to Inform their
customers and the trade generally that they have
still a f?w barrels of the Messrs. CATnERWOOD'S
FINE OLD MONONGAHELA WHISKIES on hand,
which has had the bcneflc ol a Southern summer's
heat. Have also received recently one hundred
barrels of various grades, at reduced prices.
H. GERDTS * CO..
dcc20-tnths3nios No. 196 East Bay.
WAX AND CHINA DOLLS AT RE
DUCED PRICES, at KINSMAN BR05.
OAL! COALI COAL!
350 tons very Superior R. A. COAL, grate and
stove slz s, landing"his day and for sale bv ton or
quantity at lowest market rives while landing,
'i bis cargo is of excellent quality, and euch as 1
can coulldenily recommend ro my patrons.
JULIUS A. is lake, Koyce's Wharf.
200 tons Liverpool PARLOR COAL, of undoubted
JL. LDNSFORD, CABINET-MAKES
and UPHOLSTERER, begs leave to nforra
the people of Charleston, and of the State, that
he Is still carrying on his old business, at No. 31
Queen street. . He can make or r pair a piece ol
Furniture of any description. He also manufac
tures new MATTRESSES and renovates old ones.
Cane Chair-bottoms replaced by an experienced
workman. Customers may rely upon the per
rormance of work in a prompt and faithful man
ner. Pi Ice for renovating a Moss Mattress, large
size, $3 50; Hair Mattresses, $4; Cotton or Wool
Mattresses, $5. Persona having this work to be
done are assufed that the contents of m at cresset
will not be exchanged for cheap or Inferior art l
cles. J. L. LUNSFORD, P. B. H.
O.H N MARSHALL, Jr.,
NAVAL STORES, COTTON, LUMBER AND RICE
Charleston, S. C.
jQEAYS, CARTS AND WAGONS
WILSON, CHILDS <fc CO.
Constantly on hand and for sale by
CAMERON, BARKLEY k CO.
Agents for Wilson, Childs k Co.
" QOCK AND BRIDGE WORK.
JOHN D. GRIFFIN, Coxtractoe.
Estimates and plans furnished on application
for all classes of BRIDGE AND WHARF WORK
In city or country.
Orders solicited from County Commissioner!
and others having charge of public works.
Address Peat office Box 52, Charleston, S. C.
-? (?rocmijs, fcii?nors, Ut.
GHEISTMAS lPCED*CAKES, AT
deC24-l ^c ^-' KINSMAN B^>S.
G E OC E E IB 8,
JUST REOEITED AND OPENED
NEW STOEE ON KING STREIT,
No, 241, BED FBONZ,
CHOICE GREEN AND BLACK TEAS
Coffee of every kind.
FRESH ROASTED AND OROOND flOFFEB,
FRUITS, Dried, Preserved, and la Mielr ewn
Juice, both Foreign and Domestic.
WINES AND LIQUORS of finest quality, both
Foreign and Native.
A choice selection of CALIFORNIA WLN?S.
Hiram Smith's GENESEE. >
Hecker k Brother's Self-Raising Wheat and
Together with a foil supply of oX
The long experience and thorough knowledge
of the business gives the undersigned many ad
vantages over others In obtaining first-quality
ALL GOODS GUARANTEED.
Good Delivered to any part of the city FREE OF
CHARGE. C. D. AHRENS 4 DO.
ON'T BEAD TEI SI'
The largest stock of MEERSCHAUM PIPES
ever brought into this market, will be sold at a
sacrifice. Every Pipe guaranteed. At
L. LORENTZ'S CIGAR STORE,
decl9-0 Corner King and Wfntworth sts.
N. HAND AND FOR SALB LOW
FOR THE CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS.
200 dozen BASS'S PALE ALE
150 dozen Hlbbart's Porter
25 barrels New Jersev Champagne Older.
Philadelphia Ale and Porter in half-pint bottles,
Soda and Mineral Waters delivered to any part of
the city free of charge.
All orders promptly attended to if left at
deelo No.37 Market street near Arisen.
SSBS. C. BART & CO.,
Having been burnt out at Nos. 65,57 And 69 Mar
ket street, have removed their stock of goods,
200 barrels Choice Red APPLES
loo/oo Sweet Havana Oranges
8,000 Grape Fruit
200 bunches Red Bananas
150 d< zen large Pineapples
25 barrels Assorted Nuts
160 boxes Fire Crackers
100,000 Union Torpedoes
100 whole boxes Layer Raisins
50 half boxes Layr Raisms ?
160 quarter boxes Layer Raisins >
200 drums of Figs
40 boxes MesBicft Lemons
20 kegs Malaga Grapes
10 f rails New Dates
60 barrels Red and Yellow Onions
75 barrels Peach Blow Potatoes
loo barrels Jackson White Potatoes
1,600 pounds Dried Apples
l.ooo pounds Dried Peaches,
To SOUTH HAST CORNER OF CHURCH AND MAR
KET STREETS, where they will be glad to serve
their former friends and customers at lowest mar
ket prices. decl4-10
Just received at KING WILLIAM'S CIGAR FAG
TORY, No. 310 King street, near Society street, a
large and complete assortment of Leaf. Chewing
and Smoking TOBACCO. Cigarettes. Snuff, Pipes,
Ac. Havana and Domestic Cigars imported and
manufactured by WM SCHRODER, who respecfr
fully Invites the attention orchewens and smokers,
and traders, wholesale and retail, to a stock folly
comprising every variety of quality and prices,
from i he cheapest to the highest grade, which is
offered at the lowest cash rates. Ail orders from
the country will receive prompt attention and
shipped C. O. D., or at thirty days' city accept*
Fine and tasterully dressed CAKES for Parties
and Weddings f umlshed at reasonable rates and
short not ice, at the Steam Bakery in Market street.
dcc!4 J. C E CLAUSSEN.
CORN FLOUE !
Ground on Toll, and constantly on Jiand a?l
for sale at the Steam Bakery in Marsef4treet.
decU J. C. H. CLAUSSEN.
The attention of of Connoisseurs Is respectfully
Invited to the following Superior Liquors:
VINE GROWERS CO.'S BRANDIES.
VlntHges of 1818, 1824, 1850
JAMES HENNESSEY'S COGNAC.
PURE SHERRY WINES.
AMONTILLADO, THREE GRAPES.
CROWN, 8TAR AND GARTER,
TOPAZ, PALE-AND DARK,
OLD PORT WINBS,
OLD MADEIRA WINE
ST. CROIX RUM,
W. S. C. CLUBHOUSE GLN
Tho above are selected with an especial view to
absolute purity and richness or flavor; they are
classed amongst the finest Liquors that ever
passed an American Customhouse.
CORWIN'S CELEBRATED BRANDS OF OLD.
ALL AROUND THE WORLD
FOURTEEN YEAR OLD BOURBON.
The attention of discriminating! Judges is par
ticularly invited to their merit.
Any of them can be lmpllcity relied upon where
a medical stimulant Is required, they having been
endorsed by medical men of the highest standing.
EVERT E. BEDFORD,
Successor to Wm. S. Corwin A Co.,
decs No. 275 King street.
A full supply or FRENCH CHAMPAGNES.
also thk celebrated
Urbana and Pleasant Valley CHAMPAGNES,
made after the French method.
They are rich, fruity and fragnnt. and, m
every respect, pleasant and palatable. Price per
case $18 and $20.
EVERT E. BEDFORD,
Late W. s. Corwin & Co.,
dec3 N'o. 275 King street.
^ NEW LOT OF FRESH
Direct from the Factory a "El Agulia de Oro."
Among them are a very fine LONDRKS, which
we offer at $9 per hundred.
nov24-3mo8 JOHN HURKaMP A CO.
L'LLLNG OFF AT COST !
On and after THIS DATE the stock of Groceries
contained in the Palmetto Pioneer co-operative
Grocery will oe offered for sale at retail, at cost
prices, to close the business.
The stock comprises a full assortment of Choice
Family Groceries, TEAS, WINES, LIQUORS AND
The Fixtures, Good-will, andunexoired term of
Lease, can be treated for at private sale, dee21
jy/JOLASSES, SUGAR, Ac.
90 bills, first quality Muscovado MOLASSES, in
20 hhds. Prime Porto Rico Sugar
1 bbl. Havana Honey. For sale by
dec20-? H. GERDTS ? 00.