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CHARLESTON, TUESDAY MORNING, MAY 2, 1871.
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THE CONTEST OE 1872.
OUR y i: ir TORS: LRTXRR.
The KU-K1U? Stories and their Effect
morton Strikes, the Key-Note of the
Radical Campaign-Cluseret the Dix.
tator of Paris-Raman ism on the
Street Cars, o.e.. ?Kc.
[FROM O?K OWN CORRESPONDENT. ]
NEW YORE, April 29.
The New York Badical papers continue to
publish accounts of dreadful Ku-Klux outra?
ges in South Carolina, ^whole families flee?
ing in terror," "murders by the wholesale,"
Ac. False, or at least grossly exaggerated, as
these stories are, you can hardly conceive
how much they are hurting the cause of Con?
servatism here. There are thousands of fair
minded men who have been actiDg with the
Republican organization, but who have been
gradually cooling in their faith in it, who find
themselves getting indignant and working
back into the old rut. It is hard to persuade
these people that these reports are ..lies."
Theyjiyill reply that where there is so much
smoke there must be soma fire. One -single
Instance ol'lawlessness proven, as in the case
ol the Union County hang'ngs, gives color in
the Northern mind to the thousand pretended
cases reported by the Radical press.
I make these observations only because out
people ought to be impressed with the neces?
sity ol' being extremely cautious to give no
handle to Radical accusations, il they wish to
get their enemies out ol power in the general
government. My own opinion is that the next
Presidential fight is going lo be a hard one,
and lhat the result is extremely doubtful. If
there are ek-ven men of oue belief and len of
another, it is obvious that the minority must
convert oue ol the eleven if it would become
a mnjorily. This, I take it, is the relative posi?
tion of parties at the North now. The Demo?
crats are in the minority, and if they desire to
win the next Presidential election they must
convert that extra Republican. There are
thousands and tens of thousands of Republi?
cans, In all of the States, who are intensely
disgusted with their own party; but they have
been so long in ihe habit ol' distrusting the
Democracy that they have not yet been able lo
make up their minds to come over. While wc
abate none of our principles, we must inspire
these people with conSdcLce lu us.
It is unquestionable that Senator Morton,
the leading mao in the Radical ranks, has
struck the key-ncte of the campaign for the
Radical side, in his Washington and Indian?
apolis speeches. Thc Radicals know the dis?
advantages of a defensive warfare, and are
going to assume the aggressive boldly. They
will force upon the country the old question
o? Southern "loyalty" to the United States.
Morton, who is os shrewd as he is black-heart?
ed, took the position in his recent speeches
thaLa conspiracy exists among the Southern
people to re-establish the Confederacy, and
restore the institution of so-called "slavery,"
and that, if the Democracy- of the North suc?
ceed in carrying the Presidential election,
they will quietly acquiese io the demands of
the Southern States, and let them depart ia
peace. Controlling the government, and.
therefore, the army and navy, there will be no
attempt at coercion, and the "rebellion" will
become al last au accomplished fact. In other
words, says Mr. Morton, appealing to old pre?
judices, this contest, like ihose which have
preceded it, ls for the "the preservation of the
Now when we consider that Congress has
lodged absolute power in Grant's hands as re?
gards the South, so that the eleciions there
may be held under duress ii necessary, and
that the scheme is to revive the lears of the
Northern people about the perpetuity of the
Union, we may perhaps comprehend the char?
acter oi the Radical plan of battle, and how
desperate will be the chances ol beating it. If
we do not want four years more of Radical?
ism, (and that probably will finish up the Re?
public, North as well as South,) we must bring
to our aid, in preparing for the coming con?
test/moderation, wisdom and foresight in the
The Tribune announces that it has seat seve?
ral correspondents into the South to talk free?
ly with the people of all classes, and to inves?
tigate the charges of outrage upon, or pre?
scription o?, Northern men. The reSuU of
their inquiries is to be published in its col?
umns. This is undoubtedly a plan to gather
material for campaign use. The World has
also an accomplished correspondent travelling
the South tc get at the truth.
One of our New York celebrities is making a
conspicuous figure in France. Seven years
ago, a tall, gaunt man, with glittering e#es
and alerocious moustache, sat in a garret, on
Broadway, scribbling, in bad French, slashing
editorials against Lincoln and Grant. The
former he derided as a blunderer, the latter he
sneered at as a fool. This bad French was,
with excruciating labor, transformed imo
readable English by others, and inserted in
the columns of the New Nation, a paper then
advocating tho election of Fremont for ihe
Presidency. Tois editor in the garret was
Cluseret, now Dictator of Paris. He is an edu?
cated French army officer, and served in the
American civil war under Fremont. Lincoln
made him a brigadier-general. But he is an
utterly irresponsible adventurer, and lives on
his wits. Alter the failure of his newspaper,
he ran down so here that he became almost a
common loafer, and lived on his acquaintan?
ces. He was in France last year belore. the
waAegan, and was so noisy that the Imperi?
al authorities put him in prison, whereupon
he claimed Ms release ou '.he ground that he
was an American citizen. Aller he was per?
muted to go, he returned to New York, and
abused the Emperor and Empress daily
through the columns of Alie Sun. The Com?
mune must be badly off :br brains to (rust, to
such leadership. McMahon will probably put
a l ill stop to his care?r. unless Grant should
be magnanimous enough to ibrgive him and
plead foi his pardon.
The community has been greatly excited
ovt-r the assassination of Mr. Avery D. Put?
nam, by a ruffian, on the sireel car', a lew
nights since. Mr. Putnam had a young Indy
under bis protection, and had occasiou io rep?
rimand a man who was leering at her Inso?
lently. The fellow made many remarks in?
sulting io tho lady in reply, '?ud when Mr.
Putnam was leaving the car with his charge,
ran behind him and crushed his skull in with
a blow irom an iron hook, which he had bor?
rowed from the conductor for ihe purpose.
The unfortunate gentleman was taken to St.
Luke's Hospital to die, and sr b^quently the
assassin was arrested. The conductor, who
was evidently his friend and sympathiser, is
uiso in custody. It is a fact that a large pro?
portion ol the street-car conductors are no
better than the thieves whom they admit to
the platform to rob, or the ruffians whom they
perJRit to browbeat and insult passengers.
There 1? r.ardly a New York lady who '.ravels I
I by the street care or omnibuses who has not
had unpleasant experiences, and the circum
I stance that a gentleman ls with her is not al
ways a protection. Impudent looks and even
I remarks from well-dressed and ill-dressed ruf?
fians are so common that they are almost al?
ways passed without notice or further thought.
In this present Instunce, the murder o? a -citi?
zen for daring t? protect a lady has aroused
our citizens to a sense ol' the wrongs they are
suffering from the dangerous classes, and jus?
tifies the fluming appeal at the bead ol a
morning paper, "Men of New York, protect
your Wives and Daughters 1" NYM.
SMUTS IN SAVANNAH.
A Pleasant Trip -Suburban Rides -
Bonaventure. Thunderbolt and White
Bluff-A Curious Cotton Press-Nilsson
-A Good Business Year.
[FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDES!.;
SAVANNAH, April 30.
For those who are weary of the monotony
of the city rounds of Charleston, and seek for
.rest and recreation among other scenes, no
jaunt could possibly be more delightful at thi3
season of the y^ar than a visit to Savannah..
Tailing either the Dictator or City Point on
their appointed days of sailing, you pay two
j dollars as fare, with the pri? Lege of returning
lree during the week, and, in less than eight
hours, you will be gliding np the Savannah
River amone objects of Interest on either
hand; past Forts Pulaski and Jackson: past
great batteries, now crowned with verdure,
where once thundered Confederate guns; past
obstructions whose ugly heads still protruding
from the water, seem to say, "0, people, we
have been your faithful sentinels !" past mill3
and factories busy with life; past great ship3
lying in the stream, or being towed lo the
wharves; past the h?ls of negroes and the
warehouses of merchants, until finally, amid
a tangle of masts and rigging, you obey the
welcome "all ashore," and set loot on the soil
of the Forest City.
Breakfast-then a drive In the fresh morn?
ing air. There are parks by the score-the
most, beautiful breathing spots that adorn a
Southern city-streets up and down, which
you may look as through an arch ol green; pub?
lic biiiluiags that tell of the progressive spirit
of the people, and private residences 1 hat indi?
cate the taste, culture and wealth of the indi?
vidual citizen. You will see, too, monuments
which perpetuate the memories of the tirst revo
luiion; names repeated in public places which
are older than the State itself, and oilier signs
and symbols that carry the thoughts away
back to the beginning ol a century. The gem ;
of Savannah, however, is Forsyth Park-a I
lovely enclosure, in which the very flowers ;
seem glad to thrive, aud the great trees nod '
stately benedictions. There are fringes ol
shrubbery, finely gravelled walks, comfortable i
seats for the accommodation of visitors, a rich- i
ly carved fountain and basin, and from morn?
ing until night groups ol nurses and children
playing on the lawn lend a picturesque charm I
to the place which makes an idle lounger as I
happy as il he were in the Garden ol Eden. |
Many ol the love matches of the young people I
are made on this spot. It is a place to provoke i
first-class affection. Sighs are indigenous to I
the locality; words here become things, and i
hearts become trumps.
A popular and pleasant drive is that to Bona- 1
venture. The shell road is In excellent con- <
dillon, and the end of the journey, among the I
grand old live oaks, well repays a visit. Time i
was, when standing in the heart ol Bonaven- !
tow, yen could almost imagine yourself in a 11
sombre cave, where avenues radiated in every I
direction, and the labyrinth seemed hung with 1
beauiiful stalactites of pendant gray moss, t
Bul there has been a chance in thc place since i
the war, and the attempt to improve upon i
nature has been a loss to art. Leaving Bona- *
venture, Thunderbolt ls a neighboring point i
ol attraction. Man and beast here And re- i
ireshment, and the cool breezes from the river (
that flows at the foot of the blufl" fan you into <
content with yourself and the world. Still I
another of the exenisite drives in which Savan- i
uah abounds, is on Hie White Bluff Shell Road. ?
And if you have the good fortune io secure a '
seat behind Colonel Tom Nickersou's pair of i
bays, who do their mlle in three minutes, and i
take the dust from no other team in the city, i
you will probably say you have had the pre- I
mium ride of your life. For eight miles the 1
roau is like a floor. There is a long vista in '
Iront ol' yon; another stretching far to the rear, I
while on either side the luxurious foliaire <
reaches up and twines the green arch beneath i
which you are whirled along to your Journey's <
end. ' <
A place not to be forgotten in visiting Savan- ]
nah is the cotton press of Colonel Whke. The <
process by which sixteen hundred bales a day ]
are compressed is lamiliar enough to Charie.sio- i
nians; but the beautilul machinery by which it <
is done-a lady's sewing machine is not more i
highly polished-the . indescribable neatness '
and silence that marks the operation, the in- I
gesuity with which a stream of water, no big- i
ger than a man's finger, is made to apply a '?
pressure of hundreds of tons to a bag of cot?
ton, squeezing the air from it until it crackles 1
like a breaking bunch of sticks, all thia is loo <
interesting tobe ignored by a sight-seer. I
There are a pair of evils in Savannah, how- '
ever, to which one does not take kindly who i
is not ''to the manor born." The first is streets, 1
that are worse than a sand-bar to your feet; I
and the second is the water, which makes a t
sand-bar In your throat. You always feel, i
while drinking, that you are swallowing f
several small Georgia islands in a state of so- 1
lution. But they have a remedy lor it here, e
Between six and ten in the morning you may 1
hear the bells ringing all over tiie hotel, ac- ?
companied by echoing calls for "Lippmann'' or l
"Solumon." I asked the Irish porter down I
stairs "what it mean't ?" "Sure,1' says he. >
"they're ashking for bitters to kell the damned 1
animalcules in the wather." t
Among the ex-Conlederate Generals from (
other Suites, doing business in Savannah, are J
Joseph E. Johnston-who, by the way, looks t
superbly-and Muirfield Lovell. The city is e
also the home of Generals Anderson, Mercer, t
Lawton anti Henry R. Jackson. (
The concerts ol Nilsson during the past week ?
called out the beauty and fashion ol' th?, place, t
The theatre was weil .tilled, and tiie fair cantu- I
trice evoked the usual enthusiasm which marks i
her appearance everywhere. The receipts lor '
two nights are said to have been upwards ol' 1
five thousauU dol?ais.
The b-tsiuess of the city during the past sea- 1
son hu3 been remarkably good, and the build- '
ings going up. especially on the outskirts, willi <
other signs of investment, indicate prosperity !
and growth. Sojourners in Florida are rapidly i
making their way homeward, and the hotels !
have been througed. The "Screven" is so 1
still. Colonel Nickeison. our old host of the '
Mills House, presides there with all of his ac 1
cuslomed grace, keeps the Screven in such a '
style as lo leave ;<olh:ug to be desired, and is I
reaping the reward to which he is entitled by 1
his "experience, enterprise and healthy age. ?
Chariestoniaus always find a welcome limier 1
his roof. DAISY.
THE NATIONAL ItLA CHG ?A KB.
A Severe but Just Word About E. F.
[From the Nation. ]
When we consider that there is probably not
a man in the United Stales that would say he
respected Butler, or had the slightest confl
?lencein him. that, his attempt.? at legislation
have all displayed wickedness ami folly in
about equal proportions, and that lie lit s prob?
ably done as much tu debase the tone o:' public
life at Washington as any ten of the worst
men who have ever made iheir appearance in
Congress, the tender indulgence with which
the pre?* treats him is highly discreditable,
and very mischievous as well. It is bad enough,
in all conscience, to have such a maa relum?
ed by a Massachusetts consiiiuencv, but when
the leading papers of the party of "moral ideas
always treat him as a simple oddity, and his
tricks and dodges as the playful gambols ol' a
rich and exuberant nature, they help greatly
to lower the public standard ol statesmanship,
and open political life to charlatans amt rogues
of all degrees. If the respectable Republican
press would only give him his due, the task ot
finishing him might apparently oe left to Mr.
Farnsworth, who is evidently too much lor
him, and rejoices 'a huDting him with a sav?
AS OTHERS SEE US.
THE SOUTH CAROLINA KU-KLUX
VIEW BB THROUGH TRIBUNE
A Tribune Correspondent ut Chester
The Conflict of the Colored Militia
Why tnt y were Disbanded-Southern
Farming-How Crops are Planted
Political Purposes-The Blacks to be
Turned oat of Office-More Ku-Klux
[Correspondence of the New York Tribune.]
CHESTER, S. G.. April 23.
It is impossible to doubt the existence and
constant activity ol Ku-Klux bands in all thc
northern counties of South Carolina. It vas
in Chester that the battle between the whites
and Ihe black militia took place lo February
last. Il should have been called rather a mas?
sacre of the blacks, for the timid, ignorant
negroes, after firing one volley, threw away
their guns and ran, the whiles pursuing them
and killing all they could catch. Many ac?
counts ol this affair have already been pub?
lished, but it is perhaps well to give the ver?
sion I have gathered here from Hie cilizcns,
both while and black They say that the ne?
gro militia were armed by the Oo vernor, just
before Hie last election, lor the purpose of in
tiruldatlug Ihe whites. The election passed off
iu this county without disturbance. The
whites ran a Reform ticket, upon which
were the names of two or three intelli?
gent nocroes, who were nominated in
the hope of dividing the black vote. The Re?
formers were confident of success, but when it
came to voling, the negro nominees had not
thc courage to vote for themselves, but, un?
der pressure*of the secret Uion Leagues, bolt?
ed and joined the Radicals. The blacks voted
In a body, nnd they had so large a majority
that the whites were convinced I hat there had
been fraud, and that the ballot-boxes had
been Stuffed-a political crime In every way
facilitated by the new election law. Ignorant
and bad men were elected to the county offi?
ces-among others a school commissioner who
cannot read or write. Tiie whiles had count?
ed greatly on the success of their reform i
movement, and were bitterly disappointed.
There is no doubt that the whipping of promi?
nent negro politicians by masked ruffians be?
came lrequent aller ihe election, although llie
citizens say nothing about thls.and talk os il Hie I
burning ol barns and cotton gins by the blacks I
Iud been of common occurrence through-, h
out tho neighborhood. The bad feeling betweens
Hie two races increased, and the muster and-j."
drill ortho negro militia exasperated the whites \
beyond measure. A militia captain, living I
twelve miles lrom the town, at a place called
Carmel Hill, was visited one night by a gang I
of Ku-Klux, who broke' into his house. He
retreated to a barn, where he had stationed a
?ev,- men of hi3 company in anticipation of thc
fittack. They fired upon the assailants, who
ran. followed lor some distance by the blacks.
The next morning, ihe captain, believing the
attack would be renewed, got his company
together and marched into Chester to gel um-1
munition, to the tenor of the citizens, who
were atraid thai the town would be burned. I
Hie sheriff aud the town intendant ordered j
Lhe militia to leave, and they marched out and
blvouucked a mile distant. The citizens
??ickeied the roads and patrolled the streets all
night. The lollowing day, a while man
named Ryster. a militia major, went out and
brought the company back and 6lationed them
tbont his house. They were again urged to I
[eave, but Hie major ordered Hiera to remain,
imviug fears lor his own safely. By this time I
lispatches had been sent to neighboring I
towns, aud mauy armed while men came In by j
.ail aud on horseback. The negroes camped I
n a grove near Hie major's house, when j
.hey were joined hy another company I
ulonging in "the town. A parly ot armed j
A'hiuTmen caine down in the night from a sta- j
lou on the railroad some miles north, and. see- j '
ng the blacks encamped near the depot, com- J '
n?uced firing on them. The Ure was return-1 :
Ml, b';l no one was hurt. In Hie morning a I
turley waa held, aud tho Carmel iii!) Company I
ivas induced to stan for home auder assur- I
inces ol' protection. They camped five miles
>ut of town, and next morning were altacked
jyaboui200 whites, and routed. Meanwhile
aolhing saved the Chester company Iroin mus
sucre but the timely arrival ol' a company ol
United Slates troops, who found 500 white j
men fully armed aud under the commund ot a .
Tormer rebel colonel, and bent on the exter?
mination of the blacks. The casualties in I,
these affairs, including the negroes who were
litiuted down and killed through the country, I
ivere nineteen blacks killed, wounded and
missing, (ol whom eleven are believed to be
lead,) und one white man wounded. This I
iuded the militia business in Chester County. I
Sovernor Scolt, convinced at last of the folly ;
bf arming ignorant negroes, directed Hie com-1
punies to return their guns, and a few were J
:ollected and sent to Columbia, the greater j '
part having f?llen into the hands of the Ku
Klux. The white major, urbe was also county
:lerk, did not dare to stay in the town alter
Hie light, and left at once with his family,
.since ihe arrival of the troops, everything has
been quiet, but ihe white citizens still keep up I
t night patrol of iwenty-five men to look out I
Chester is a forlorn, straggling, slovenly vil
age of perhaps 2300 Inhabitants. The streets
:entre on a hill, where there are a block of I '
brick stores and a courthouse, in the midst I
if a little, bare, opeu square, a bell is hung on I ?
i tall post. It is rung at 9 o'clock every night, j ;
vhen all Hie saloons and stores are closed, and I j
louest people are expected to go home aud go I
o bec. From this hill-top cornie, Hie streets I
lesceud abruptly, running off ra a hap-hazard, 11
lilllie:* way, until tiley aro lost in the fields. I'
The dilapidated wooden buildings show lainl 1
iigna of having once been painted. Groups of 1
azy negroes lounge along the'sidewalks. or J1
ipravvl at full length upon the ground lu ?un- I 1
ly places, looking like bundles ol old rags, j \
Jttle half-gro wn and hall-starved c iii le toil I:
ip tho hill, drawing creaking carls. They ure 11
larnessed willi horse-bridles on iheir head?, 1
md b is in their mouths, lo winch rope reins .
ire fastened, aud horse-collars instead ol
.oleos. Knots ol sullen white men hang about I
he doors of the saloons and store?, chewing, I 1
iweaiing, and spitting. A beuuliful roiling I j
lpland country stretches away in all I 1
??reelions-beautiful to look out upon 11
tom this eminence, bul sad wiien seen 11
nore closely. Never was a naturally j
.ich anti productive region so abominably I
nish.'ed. This wretched, ruinous Southern I j
neihod ol farming has blighted and cursed I j
villi poverty a country that iiaiLevery natural I j
ulvantage-a fruitful soil, producing colton, I,
'rust, corn, and all the small grains; pure run- |
ling streams, excellent timber, ami a healthy (
.'Un?ate. It might have been as prosperous ,
md us thickly peopled as Hie Valley of ihe Mo- ?
uiwl;; and yet the scanty population can J
.carcely get enough to eat to keep soul und ,
body io?ether. The farming consists in scratch- 1
tig willi a one-horse p ough such portion ol'
the fields as Hie weeds anti brush have liol j
bverron, and planting colton. The greater
part of every field is cut up imo deep gullies
by Hie rains, ami covered with dwan'pines
md brambles, that ure constantly encroaching
upon Hie little tillable hind thal remains.
Cotton appears to be Hie main crop, tho com
und bacon upon which Hie people subsist being
shipped l om a distance at* great cost. The
salo ol' a larder's cotton b.rely furnishes
money enough lu buy ?he iOOd loi Iiis family
and ula negro laborers. Meanwhile, nine
tenths of his laud lies utilised, ?iud he grows
poorer and poorer every year. All his misfor?
tunes are, ol course, charged lo the "nigger
Two men whom I met ai Hu- hotel yesterday
volunteered to walk out with me to u neigh?
boring plantation? where they were planting I
colton. On our way we croped a field of fifty
acres which lliey said had been cleared, worn
out and abandoned since, the war. We found
two negro men, two women and two boys al
work plantlug. The ground had been plough?
ed in Ul? lill, and earlier in ibo spring lind
been thrown up in ridges three leet apart, In
tho centre ol' which 111? guano had been I
slrewn. The final process cuu<isted In
scraping a small furrow with a wooden plough
along the lop of each ridge, dropping Hie seed
in, and covering il wiih a rude wooden con?
trivance drawn by a horse. The men held the
ploughs, the boys threw lhe seed into the bur?
rows from bags slung to their shoulders, and
the women guided the coverers, which re?
semble a shovel plough with a slout board in
place of the shovel. The owner of the plan?
tation said he paid the men $125 a year, with
board and quarters, and that the women
earned about half wages. He had "put $10
worth of guano to the acre upon the land we
were looking at, and had to do it every year
to make a crop. ;'I expect to make a bale of
cotton to the acre, which will be worth about
$60," he said. "That sounds like a good lot of
money to get off an acre, but there's no profit
In it. When I come to pay my hands and feed
them, pay for fertilizers and bagging, and for
feed for my stock, there won't be much left.,
Some men haven't paid expenses for the last
My acquaintances had taken a drink on
starting tor the plantation, and when we re?
turned to the hotel they took another, nothing
being begun or ended at the South without
drinking. They became quite talkative, and
the absorbing political question soon came up.
"I tell you, stranger," said one, "we can't
stand bein'ruled by niggers any longer, they're
just ruinin' the State. They're taxln' us and
plunderin' us in a way that no white man
would stand. They don't pay a dollar of taxes
themselves. No, not even the poll tax; for the ,
nigger Legislature, waa mighty carelul to put ?
lr. In tlie law that they needn't poy the tax to
get to vote. Look here, stranger, wharabouts
do you come from F I replied that my native
State was Ohio. "Wall, do you think folks In
your f tate would stand it to have a lot of ig
norant, degraded niggers, not worth a dollar,
makin' laws and lidding all the offices, and
taxin' their property, and they not a word to
? replied that I was confident the people of j
Ohio would not like such a state or affairs.
"No, I reckon they wouldn't, and they
wouldn't stand it neither, not for a single day.
And, I tell you, sir, that we've borne it as
long as we can. and now its got to stop. The
niggers havo got to let men of property and
intelligence hold the offices, or they've got to
leave this part of the country."
This I lind to be the unanimous sentiment or I
the white men here with whom I have talked.
A one-armed lawyer, who had been a colonel in
the rebel army, told me this morning that he
believed the negroes would soon abaudon this
part ol the State and go to the sections where
they are largely in the majority. I asked him
what he '.bought of an intelligence qualifica?
tion for suffrage as a remedy tor the present
evil. "That would suit us," lie repiied, "but
how are we going to get it. The negroes will
never pass a law dislranchisipg themselves.
The ouly way is to force them to give up the
power they have got, and we'mcun to do it.''
It is pcriectly evident that the whiles mean
to try lo get. control or the Slate government,
and that they have a thorough organization for
Ibis purpose. It matters noC whether it is
called the White Brotherhood, the Invisible
Empire, the Ku-Klux-Klan, or the Council ol'
Safety-thc last beiug the name which they
ive/it here in Chester-its purpose ls the
" ne, and that is so to intimidate the biacks
?at the next election they will not dare to
for any ol their own race for office or for
any white Radical. The troops stationed here
ar? under command of Major Van Voasl or the
ISth Infantry, and eonsist of one company ol'
Ids regiment and a troop of the "th Cavalry
They are quartered in the outskirts of the vil?
lage and use ai: abandoned warehouse for bar?
racks. The officers say they have heard of no
murders in Hie county since-they came, but
that the whipping of the blacks by masked
men still goes on, to some j ext enL in the
surrounding districts. Sometimes the vic?
tims are whipped lor suspected thens, but
usually they are told that It ls for voting a
Radical ticket, and they are made to promise
never to do so again. The troops have no au?
thority to make arrest?, and can do nothing
unless called upon by a revenue officer or by
the sherill' to act as a posse com'dalus. The
officers are expecting new orders n w that the
Kn-Klux bill has been pass?t' They think
they will be directed to learn the state ot af?
fair, in the vicinity, and report ail acts or vio?
lence, in order that the President may know
when it is necessary to aval) himself ol the
discretionary powers given him by the bill.
In counties where ho garrisons have been
established tho condition of things is much
worse than here. In Chesterfield County,
negro, his wile and daughter were murdered
one night last week. The man-rind been col?
lecting the delinquent tax. 1 In Clarendon
County, two days ugo, a county commissioner
was found dead in the road, snot In six places.
The Ku-Klux seem determined to murder all
negro office-holders. ?J
THE Z.OrrrSTA.X.4. C?EVASSEM.
The Holluntl or America.
A special correspondent ol' the Philadelphia
Press writes an interesting letter to that paper
from New Orleans under date of the 20th ult.,
in which the subject of Hie levees, the crevas?
ses, and the general condition of things de?
pendent thereon, are discussed. We make Hie
following extracts :
Holland, the home of the brave and thrifty
Dutch, has suffered much from overflows and
Inundations of the sea, and the result of their
losses is and has been a more perfect system
of dykes or levees, guaranteeing safety for the
future. Dutch engineers have a world-wide
reputation, and if we had a few ol these en?
gineers iu this State (Louisiana) at the present
Cime our bottom-lands would not, be washed
out. To-day the Mississippi River is high
very high;'higher than it has been for many
years, and from all points abuve and below the
city I hear ol crevasses.
Un Sunday last I visited Carrollton, a suburb
or this city, butin another parish or county,
called Carroll Parish, some six miles from
Canal street, the heart or centre of the Cres?
cent City. Here I found the river at several
points dashing or washing over thc levee, and
the inhabitants of the place no more alarmed
Limn if tho river were fifteen feet below the
level of the olly, Instead of being, as ?tis, at
least fifteen feet above the level. I wal ked for
i mlle along or on top of thc levee, and could
look down Imo the. interior ol' the second
stories of the dwellings, as well as the tlrst,
ind could plainly see that the Inhabitants did
not know of their danger, or if they did, they
lid not care as long as they were sale for the
moment. If a crevasse were to Ow.ur above
the city, at Carrolllon, lhere is no telling the
result, as millions of dollars' worth ol'properly
would bu destroyed, and numerous lives lost,
?ei, with all these lacis staring thc people lu
Lhe face, they make no preparations whatever
for the Barely or either themselves or their pro?
perty. I cannot liken them lo anything else
limn sinners, living from day to day. never
dreaming of eternity until their last moments,
und then it is loo late for repentance.
APPEARANCE OF TUE LEVEE.
This morning I paid a visit to lhe levee at the
foot of Canal street, and found the river to be
higher than it was on Sunday last by several
inches, ."our more inches and it would wash
uver the levee and overflow lhe "back of
lowu" at once, and ll nul ly lhe best part, of the
city. Now and then I hear a joke proffered by
some smart fellow, staling that "skills and
battcans ure on the riz." I passed down the
levee lo the French Market, where the Phila?
delphia steamship Juntala is being unladen.
The ship towers above Hie city like a huge
monster, and she looks ns though she were
about to topple over on thc landing. I took a
position some ten squares or so from the
river, and lhe steamboats and ships looked as
if they were moored away up In the air.
NEGLECT OF OFFICIALS.
The levers along lhe "coast," above and
below tho eily, have been neglected not only
by the planters', but by thc Slate officials. The
Old levees are honey-combed by craw-fish-a
small shell fish, resembling a youug lobster,
aud very toothsome when dressed up into a
salid-boring through and causing Die water
lo follow their wake, which eventually causes
the crevasse. T:ie board of public work-! have
power lo build nev levees, but they have no
power to repair old one.-', and the consequence
is. Uial the ouliOllsneSH ol lhe planters and
their Indifference in regard to matters outside
ol' raising sugar and conon is lhe cause o? our
present daiiiier. This morning Hie telegraph
tells us that Hie river is falling, and that at
Memphis tho river has already ?allen fifteen
feel. Tr.e real danger commences when the
river is falling, as Hie undermined levees lall
in and wash away as lhe water declines.
-I COM 1'LIMES! TO TUE NEWS.
[?.'rom the Beaufort Bepubllcan.]
Wc have had it in our mind for sometime
to say a good word for TUE CHARLESTON
DAILY NEWS. We do not always agree with
the paper on matters of pubiic policy, but we
recoguize it as a journal honestand outspoken
iu its views, and as a thorough champion for
tue best interests or the State, irrespective or
party. It is spicy and newsy, consistent aud
straightforward, pure in tone, liberal in its
ideas, metropolitan in character, and, to our
view, the best morning paper iu the State.
We heartily commend lt to all classes.
NO PEACE FOR PARIS YET.
TERRIBLE FIRING IN PARIS-THE
The Masons Unsuccessful-Hostilities
Progressing-The Bitter En.; Ap?
PARIS, April 30.
Yesterday witnessed a grand scene at the
Champs Elysees upon the departure of the
Freemasons to visit Thiers. A vast crowd col?
lected, wheo a Ure suddenly opened upon
them scattering the people wildly. The Free?
masons advanced and planted one hundred
and twenty flags on the ramparts-a flag for
each lodge. They reached Versailles at C
o'clock. They were bllndiolded and sent back,
with tho exception of the president and two
delegates. Their mission was unsuccessful.
At 10 o'clock this morning, Dombrowski
warned the Versailllsts that hostilities might
commence at any hour. Forty thousand men
are now ready for ?ghting in the Champs
VERSAILLES, April 30.
It is stated that Issy is occupied by the Ver
saillists. The affair at Moullneaux was bril?
liant lor the Versailllsts. Three hundred pris?
oners were taken, and^many of the Commun?
VERSAILLES, May 1.
Issy has displayed a flag of truce. Negotia?
tions are proceeding for its surrender.
The elections at Lille resulted in the success
o? the Republicans.
PARIS, May L
Cluseiet has been dismissed by the Com?
mune. Rossel succeeds him. Dura3sier suc?
ceeds Okolowltz, who ls wounded.
LONDON', May 1.
Sheridan, Forsythe and Mrs. Lincoln de?
parted on the Russia.
It Is reported from Paris that the sisters of
Archbishop Durboy have been arrested. It ls
stated that the German troops in France have
been notified that they will remain two years.
' The Latest.
. PARIS, May 1.
The dring last night was fearful, and appa?
rently utterly reckless. Nothing to compare
with it has occurred since the commencement
ol' the civil war. The city ls greatly excited,
and alarmed groups of frightened people in
every street are discussing the state of affairs.
General Okolowitz's wound is a very severe
one, and recovery i3 doubtful.
The delegates from the Masonic iodges of
Paris returned from Versailles unable to ac?
complish anything. They report that Thiers
expressed the opinion that a peaceable ar?
rangement with the Paris Commune is impos?
VERSAILLES, May 1.
A large number of troops moved towards
Paris to-day as reinforcements to the army of
investment. The editors of all the moderate
journals in Paris have been ordered to be pro?
secuted by the Commune, and are leaving lhe
city as rapidly as possible. Private telegraph?
ing in Paris is again entirely suspended.
Rossel, in accepting the insurgent ministry
o? war, says he shall have need of the absolute
co-operation of the Commune troops and the
people of Paris.
The Provincial elections in all parts o?
France have resulted in favor of Conservative
VERSAILLES, May 1-7 P. M. .
Negoliations for the surrender of Ibsy hav?
ing tailed, the bombardment has recommenc?
ed, and is now very violent.
AFFAIRS IN WASHINGTON.
Supreme Court Decisions.
WASHINGTON, May 1.
In the Supreme Court the civil rights case
from.Kentucky; lhe case involving the consti?
tutionality ot' Drake's amendment against the
constitution by the courts; of the effect of par?
don and amnesty; In cases under the captured
and abandoned property act; certain gold con?
tract cases and certain slave contract cases, go
over to the adjourned term for decision. Cow
dry against the Galveston and Houston and
Henderson Railroad : lu this case there were
cross appellees, but the decree ol' the Circuit
Court was in all things conllrmed. Thc United
States against acquaint of tobacco, ic: In
this case the Judgment of the Circuit Court
was affirmed. It was held that the Indian
country is a part of the United States; that
Congress intended to tax whiskey and to?
bacco In that country: mat lhere was
power to do so, aud the treaties with
the Cherokees do not stand in the
way. Justice Cli'ord read a brief pa?
per on the legaUender cases ol Knox against
Lee and Parker against Davis, as lollows; "In
these iwo casesitwo questions were heretolore
directed to be argiied, namely, first: Is the act
ol' Congress, kntown as the lejal-tender- act,
constitutional ai to contra?is made before its
passage: second is it valid as applicable to
iransaclions since its passage.. These ques?
tions have been considered by the court, and
both have been dellded in the affirmative in
the decree of the 'Supreme Judicial Court of
Massachusetts in the fcase ol Parker against
Davis, and therefore' affirmed; and the
judgment of the Circuit Court of the
United States of the western\ district of
Texas ls also affirmed/' The Cht?f Justice,
willi Associate Justices Nelson, ^clifford and
Field, dissent 1 rom the majority* of the court
upon both propositions and iliert-esu Its, hold?
ing that the act of Congress, sd far as applica?
ble lo contracts made belorc Us passag?, is re?
pugnant to lhe constitution and void, and
also that it is repugnant to the constitution
and void so lar as applicable to contracts
made since its passage. The opinion of the
court and the reasons for dissent will be read
before the close of the adjournment term.
THE JD EB J' STATEMENT.
WASUIN'?TON, May 1.
The debt statement shows a decrease of over
six million?. The coin in Hie treasury amounts
to ten hundred and sixty-one millions, and the
currency to twelve and ihree-quarter millions.
The Southern claims comml.vsion intend dis?
tributing primed lists ol' all claimants, to be
bulletined at the Souihern posloffices for the
purpose of obtaining additional evidence con?
cerning loyally a nd multiplying complaints.
TBE STATE OF THE WEATHER.
WASHINGTON, May 1.
It is probable that a light storm ls gathering
in Missouri, and that a falling barometer with
northeast winds will continue to prevail on
the lakes and southeast, and southwest winds
in the Guli States, with threatening and rainy
weather in the central Mississippi valley. On
the Atlantic coast the weather on Tuesday will
probably be variable, with occasional rains and
increased cloudiness in the middle and south
SPARKS FROM THE WIRES.
-Corcoran is no better.
-The Bernard-Rlchlngs Opera Troupe have
been declared bankrupt at Philadelphia.
-In the base ball match at Baltimore, yes?
terday afternoon, the Bostons scored 18 and
the Pastimes 1.
-Counsellor E. S. Worthington, of Ken?
tucky, who was prominent in the military
courts of the Confederacy, is dead.
-The American Tontine Life Insurance Com?
pany, of New York, goes into involuntary
liquidation by a vote of the directors.
-The Aleppo has arrived at Queenstown
with the crew of the bark Merrimac, which she
run down In the harbor on tke 20th, all of
whom were supposed to have been lost,
-The funeral of the merchant, Avery D.
Putnam, who was assaulted by a ruffian in a
street car in New York, was Imposing. The
stores along the line ol the procession were
closed, the citizens bowing to the cortege as lt
-There was an affrayjesterday, in New Or?
leans, between Jules Vincet and Philip Lame
reaux, in which the latter was shot and killed.
Later in the evening there was a difficulty be?
tween two colored men, resulting in the death
ofoneoftbem. Both murderers have been
THE OREAX CREVASSE.
NEW ORLEANS, May L
Several hundred persons went on an excur?
sion to the Bouvet Carre crevasse yesterday.
The levee on either side is still giving way
slowly, though unremitting labor ls being
made to stop its further spread. The roar of
the current at the break can be heard more
than a mlle. Well informed planters estimate
that the loss to the crop will exceed twenty
A NOVEL PANACEA.
How to Secure Unanimity Among thc
Somebody suggests, in the Orangeburg News,
the following unique remedy for the existing
misgovernment of th^j State, viz: That the
convention shortly to be held in Columbia
elect a Slate central committee, composed of
Democrats, Reformers and Republicans, with
power to call a grand nominating convention
m the spring oi 1872, on the following basis:
Issue a proclamation to the people of South
Carolina to assemble at the courthouse of their
respective counties, and elect ten Democrats,
ten Reformers and ten Republicans to repre?
sent each county in this grand convention, to
make nominations from Governor down to
road surveyor, irrespective of party, and the
man who opposes the nomination, in any way,
Ku-Klux him on the spot.
-Guonod ls to receive two thousand pounds
for the composition ot the cantala with which
the Universal Exhibition In London Is to be
opened next year.
-During the siege of Paris fifty-four official
balloons, (conveying 2,500,000 letters) besides
many private ones, of which lhere ls no re?
cord, were sent up from the city. Three fell Into
the hands of the Germans, one fell in Holland,
one in Nassau, one was lost at sea and one
made a most extraordinary voyage to Norway.
The last official balloon, the General Cam
bronne, was sent up January 28.
' j?t? READ C A R~FTF1TLTY^
FEVER AND AGUE.
The only preventive known for Chills and Fever
ls the use of Wolfe's Schiedam Schnapps.
WOLFE'S SCHIEDAM SCHNAPPS
ls good for Dyspepsia.
WOLFE'S SCHIEDAM SCHNAPPS
ls a preventive or Chula and Fever.
WOLFE'S SCHIEDAM SCHNAPPS
Is good for all Kidney and Bladder Complaints
WOLFE'S SCHIEDAM SCHNAPPS
ls used all over the World by Physicians in their
WOLFE'S SCHIEDAM SCHNAPPS
Is good for Gout.
WOLFE'S SCHIEDAM SCHNAPPS
ls good for all Urinary complaints.
WOLFE'S SCHIEDAM SCHNAPPS
Is recommended by all the Medical Faculty.
WOLFE'S SCHIEDAM SCHNAPPS
Is good for Celle and pain in the stomach.
WOLFE'S SCHIEDAM SCHNAPPS
Is Imitated and counterfeited, and purchasers will
have to use caution in purchasing.
I beg leave to call the attention of the reader to
testimonials in lavor of the Schnapps:
I feel bound to say that 1 regari your SCHNAPPS
as being in every respect pre-eminently pure, and
deserving or medical patronage. At ali events it
is tbe purest possible article of Holland gin, here
contre unobtainable, and as such may be safely
prescribed bj physicians.
DAVID L. MOTT, M. D.,
Pharmaceutical Chemist, New York.
LOUISVILLE, Ry., September l.
.1 feel that re have now an article or gin suit?
able for auch cutes ai that remedy i* adapted to.
DR. J. W. BRIGHT.
'.Schnapps" ls a remedy tn chronic catarrhal
I take great pleasure in bearing highly credit?
able testimony to Its efficacy as a remedial agent
in the diseases for which you recommend lt.
Having a natural tendency to the mucous sur?
faces, with a slight degree of stimulation, I re.
gard lt as one of the most: important remedies In
chronic catarrhal affections, particularly those ol
the genito-uriuary apparatus. With much re?
spect, your obedieut servant,
CHAS. A. LISAS, .VI. D" New York.
No. 26 PINS STREET, N. Y" Nov. 21,1867.
DOOLPHO WOLFE, ESQ., Present: DEAR SIR-1
have made a chemical examination of a sample
of your "Schiedam Schnapps," with the intent ol
determining if auy foreign or iuju .ious substance
had been added to the simple distilled spirits.
Thc examination has resulted in the conclusion
that the sample contained no poisonous or harm?
ful admixtures. I have been unable to discover
any trace of the deleterious substances which
arc sometimes employed in the adulteration or
?lquors. I would not hesitate to usc myself, nor
to recorumend to others, for mediciaai purposes,
the '-Schiedam Schnapps" a? an excellent and
unobjectionable variety of gin. Very respectfully
yours, (Signed) CHAS. A. SEELY, Chemist.
CUEMICAL AND TECHNICAL LABORATORY*, \
15 EXCUASGE PLACE, X. Y., Nov. 25, 1867. J
UDOLPHO WOLFE, Esq. : DEAR SIR-The under?
signed have careluliy and thoroughly analyzed a
sample ot your "Aromatic Schiedam SChapps,"
selected by ourselves, and have found the same
free from all organic or Inorganic substances,
more or less Injurious to health. From the result
of our examiuation we consider the article one o?
superior quality, healthful as a beverage, and
eflectual in its medicinal qualities.
(Signed) ALEX. TRIPPEL, Chemist.
FRANCIS E. ENGELHARD, M. D.
For sale by ali respectable Grocers and Dru
UDOLPHO WOLFE'S EST.,
mar2i-3mo3 No. 22 BEAVSK STREET, N.
?3T* PREVENTIVE MEDICATION.-A
radical change has been introdnced in the prac?
tice of medicine. Physicians have ceased to tor -
ture and prostrate their patients. Instead of pull?
ing down, they build up; Instead of assaulting
nature, they assist her. Cupplcg, leeching, blis?
tering, venesection, calomel, aatlmony, atuplfy
ing narcotics, and rasping purgativep, once the
favorite resources of the faculty, and now rarely
resorted to even by the most dogmatic members
of the profession. The old creed waa that disease
was something which must be expelled by violent
artificial means, lrresi-ective or the wear sud tear
of the vital organization In the process. The now
creed recognizes the improvement or tbe genera. 1
health as essential to the care of all local ailments.
Hence lt ls that HOSTETTER'S STOMACH BIT?
TERS, tue moat potent vegetable t mic that phar?
macy has ever brought to the assistance of nature
in her straggles with disease, has been cordially
approved by practitioners of the modern school.
It is pleasant to reflect that reason and philoso?
phy have at last been victorious over the errors of
the past, and that thousands, and tens of thous?
ands, of human beings are alive and wsli to-day
who would indubitably be mouldering in their
graves, had they been subjected to the pains and
penalties which were deemed orthodox and indis?
pensable thirty or forty yean ago. .
Preventive medication was scarcely thought of
then; but now it is considered of paramount im?
portance, and the celebrity of the stand ard invlg
crant, alterative and restorative of the age, (a
title which HOSTETTER'S BITTERS have fairly
earned by their long career of success,) is mainly
doe to its efficiency as a protective preparation.
A coarse of the Bitters is urgently recommend?
ed ss a safe and certain antidote to Intermittent*
and remittent fevers, diarrhoea, dysentery and
other maladies. apr29-4D*o
jgOUTH CAROLINA RAILROAD.
CHARLESTON, April 28, 1871.
SCHEDULE OF THE SCH?TZENPLATZ TRAIN,
COMMENCING MAY 1ST AND CONTIN?
+ INO FIVE DAYS.
Leave Ann street at.8.30 A M.
Leave Ann street at.11.00 A M.
Leave Ann street at.LOO P. M. -
Leave Ann street ac.2.00 P. M.
Leave Ann street at.3.20 P. M.
Leave Ann street at.4.30 P. M.
Leave Ann street at.6.00 P. M.
Leave Schutzenplatz at.. 0.00 A. M.
Leave Schutzenplatz at.;.11.20 A. M.
Leave Schutzenplatz at.1.20 P. M.
Leave Schutzenplatz at.;.2.20 P. M.
Leave Schutzenplatz at.3.40 P. M.
Leave Schutzenplatz at.4.50 P. M.
Leave Schutzenplatz at.6.30 P. M.
Last Night Train will leave Line street at 8.30
P. M., and returning leave Schutzenplatz at io
Tickets must be purchased before getting on
the train. They can be had at 0. L1TSCH?PS,
East Bav; F. VON s ANTEN, King street; MEL?
CHER^ & MULLER, King street; G. H. LIND
STEDTO. corner King and Calhoun streets; C.
PIEPPER'S, corner King and Spring Btreets, and
at the RAILROAD.
A. lu TYLER, Vice-president.
S. B. PlCEBNS, G. T. A _apr29-6
?JgXCURSION TO SAVANNAH.
SAVANNAH ANO CHARLESTON RAILROAD, \
CHARLESTON, S. C., April 25, 1871. j
For the week commencing SUNDAY, April 30,
and ending -ATURDAY, May 6, 1871. Excursion
Tickets will be sold to and from Savannah ai
ONE DOLLAR EACH WAY.
No extra expense nor chargea for berths, Ac.
Tickets good until May 8,1871.
Trains leave Charleston dally at.8.30 A M.
Trains leave Savannah dally at.il.15 A. M.
Trains arrive at Savannah dally ac... 3 P. M.
Trains arrive at Charleston dally at.... 5.20 P. M.
Fur KA 11'rt Tr ni aa, u> aoooaiiaodato Iorgo par
tles at other hours, apply to Agent.
(Signed) C. S. GADSDEN,
Engineer and Superintendent,
& C. BOYLSTON, General Ticket Agent.
?oUTH CAROLINA RAILROAD.
VICE-PRESIDENT'S OFFICE, 1
CHARLESTON, S. 0., January 18,1871. j "
On and after SUNDAY, January 22, the Passen?
ger Trains on inc Souci vu r juna Railroad wm
ruc as follows:
Leave Charleston.12.60 P. M.
Arrive a* Augusta. 8.15 P.M.
Leave charleston.8.20 A. M.
Arrive at Columbia.3.40 p. M.
Leave Augusta.7.40 A. M.
Arrive at Charleston. 3.20 P. M.
Leave Columbia.12.16 P. M.
Arrrive at charleston.7.60 P. M.
AUGUSTA NIGHT EXPBESS.
Leave charleston.8.80 P. M.
Arrive at Augusta.7.064. AL,
Lcave Augusta. 6.60 p. M.
Am ve at Charleston.5.40 A.M.
COLUMBIA NIGHT EXPRESS.
Leave Charleston. 7.10 P. M.
Arrive at Columbia.6.00 A. M.
Leave Columbia. 7.60 P. M.
Arrive at Charleston.6.46 A. M.
Leave Charleston.2.30 P. M..
Arrive at summerville.6,00 p. M.
Leave summerville..7.00 A. M.
Arrive ut Charleston..*..... 8.16 A. M.
Leave Camden.6.00 A. M.
Arrive at Columbia.10.40 A. M.
Leave columbia.1.25 P.M.
Arrive at Camden. 6.00 P.M.
Day and Night Trains make close connections
at Augusta with Ge.rgia Railroad and Central
Night Train connects with Macon aad Angosta
Columbia Night Train connects with Greenville
anil Columbia Railroad.
Camden Train connects dally with Day Passen?
janlO_A. L. TYLER. Yice-PresldenC
NORTHEASTERN RAILROAD COM?
CHABLESTON, S. C., February ll, 1871.
Trains ?eave Charleston Daily at 12 M and
Arrive at Charleston 7:30 A M (Mondays ex?
cepted) and 3:30 P. M.
Train docs not leave Charleston 6:30 P. M., SON
Tram leaving at 12 M makes through connec?
tion to New York, via Richmond and Acquia
Creek only, goine through lu 42 hours, WITHOUT
DETENTION ON SUNDAYS.
Passengers leaving by 6:30 P. M. Train have
choice of route, via Richmond and Washington,
or via Portsmouth and Baltimore. Those leaving
MUDA Y by thia Train lay over on SUNDAY m Bal?
timore. Those leaving on SATURDAY remain SUN?
DAY In Wilmington, N. C.
This is the cheapest, quickest and most pleasant
route to cincinnati, Chicago and other points
West and Northwest, both Trains making close
connections af Washington with Western trains
of Baltimore and J hio Railroad.
S. S. SOLOMONS,
Engineer and superintendenc
P. L. CLEANS, General Ticket Agent.
SAVANNAH AND CHARLESTON RAIL?
PASSENGER TRAINS on this Road run dally as
Leave Charleston.8.30 A.M.
Arrive at Savannah.3.00 P. M.
Leave Savannah.:.UM A. M.
Arrive at Charleston.5.20 P. M.
Connects at Savannah wlrh the Atlantic k Gulf
RaUroad for Jacksonvfcie, St. Augustine, and all
points in Florida. . ,
Wita Central Railroad for Macon, Atlanta, Mo?
bile, New Orleans and the West.
With Steamboats for points on the Savannah
At Charleston with the Nortneastern and South
Carolina Railroads, and steamships for all points
North and Wesc . _
Through Tickets over this line on sale at Hotels
tn Charleston; Screven House, Savannah; and all
nrinclpal Ticket offices North and South.
Freights forwarded daily to and from Savan?
nah ami all points beyond.
Through Bills of hading Issued to Jackson vele,
Pal at kn," kc.
Tarin" as low as by any other une.
C. S. GADSDEN,
oet? Engineer and Superintendent, j