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VOLUME XI.-NUMBER 1717. CHARLESTON, MONDAY" MORNING, JUNE 26, 1871._ EIGHT DOLLARS [A^EKR.
THE "HOCK. I8BAXD" EANIC IE
Details of the Smash Vp-Almost Another
'.Black Friday"-Logues Confined to
of the Victims-Details of the Crash,
The New York newspapers of Thursday were
filled with particulars of the last "great crash
in Wall street," the speculation or "corner" in
Kock Island shares. The storm for awhile
equalled that of the celebrated "Black Friday/
^n which Messrs. Fisk and Gould figured with
such unpleasing prominence. One ol the most
gigantic speculations which has been entered
into for some time, burst like a sky-rocketf-and
was the more disastrous in its results that it
break; up was looked for in an entirely^opi. site
direction. One feature of the crash ls*the lim?
itation ol the disaster to the cliques and their
tools. The game was all theirs, and so are Its
losses. Seldom, indeed, have the confiding
public been so little involved in a Wall street
Bmashgpp. Usually they are the victims-the
sheep shorn by the speculators' s-hears. But
the professional thimble-riggers ol the stock
mprket have in this instance been caught in
their own wiles. The following is a sketch of
the antecedent history of the speculation and
the details of the explosion, from the Tribun? :
About me 1st of April a combination was
formed to loree up the price of Rock Island
s to ck and get a "corner" on the bears. The
principal men in the clique were Wm. S.
Woodward and John F. Tracey, the president
of the railroad. Starting from the price of
112, they gradually bought up Rock Island
stock, till yesterday morning it sold at 130.
The capital stock of the company amounts to
$17,000,060, In 170,000 shares of $100 each. On
Tuesday afternoon Mr. Woodward had all his
arrangements completed for making an enor?
mous sam of money. He and his clique had
actually bough' 273,000 shares-103 more than
have ever beet. Issued. Had all gone right,
the dealers who have sold "short" would have
been at their mercy, and would have been
compelled to submit to any terms they chose
to offer. But there is "many a Blip 'tween the
cup and the Hp," as Mr Woodward "lound.to
his cost. Ail day Tuesday he had taken every
share that was offered, and toward the after?
noon he became a little suspicious ot the sel?
lers. He was under engagement to put up a
large amount of margin the following (Thurs?
day) morning. The clique were to furnish
him with $1,000.000 to pay this margin. On
Tuesday evenlnt 'n company with his broker.
Scott & Strong. <. ? Broad street, he visited
some of the leaders of the clique, when he
found, to his horror and amazement, that the
$1,000,000 would not be forthcoming in the
morning. There was no help for lt; the bub?
ble must burst
So little was this result anticipated, that at
the, .opening of the exchange Wednesday
mtjrhlng Rock Island stock was quoted 130*.
As soon as. the trouble was known a scene of
indescribable confusion ensued. Inevitable
ruin stared dozens of men rn the face, many
others had to contemplate heavy losses and to
get out of the mess as best they could. The
shouting, yelling and rushing about was more
characteristic of lunatics than of staid business
men. One man alone seemed cool and collect?
ed-Mr. Wheelock, the vice-president of th?
stock exchange. Pressed as he was on all
sides-men calling and shouting to him, mes?
sengers bringing him notes and telegrams
every minute-he never for an instant lost his
nerve. His self-control and behavior through?
out the trying scene were the general theme
of commendation. Soon after-the board was
called, several members officially informed -the
vice-president that they must fall,.and desired
that their stock' might be sold ont under the
rule. About S3,000,000.of ?tock was sold out
in this way. lowering the market price from
130? to lioimess Onin two hours.
None of the dealers, exclusive of Mr.
Woodward, were publicly announced as failed,
and even he. it is claimed, has virtually failed,
.tor one of the finns, already declared (ailed.
Informed the vice-president that they were
unable to fulfil their engagements in conse?
quence of this default. The failures already,
officially made public include Robert Waller,
Henry A. Dennison, James Austin, Dater &
Timpson, J. W. Gillespie, Earle & SalBtoustail,
W. A. Bowron, W. E. Tunis & Co. and A. G.
Wood. More failures are. anticipated to-day.
Scott & Strong, Mr. Woodward's brokers, are,
fortunately, not affected by the catastrophe.
Much sympathy ls expressed for Mr. Wood?
ward, who, it Is asserted, /was thrown over hy
one or more- of his associates, who were to
.have advanced hinTthe fl.000,000 yesterday
morning, it is even boldly asserted that they
.had privately sold "short", large amounts of
the very Stock which-he supposed he was
busing on their Joint account.
Ute general market was not so much affect?
ed by the collapse in the Rock Island pool as
might have been expected. With the excep?
tion of Northwestern Common, which fell five
per cent, on the report that some of the failed
firms were interested in it, the average tall.in
stocks did not exceed U per cent. There, was
much anxiety as to ihr probable course ot
events to-day, some of the prominent dealers
expressing great distrust as to the reality-of
the strength ol the market, and asserting that
the mischief wah'fat from over. . This Ts not
the first occasion on which Mr. Woodward has:
been in trouble, but he paid all his debts with;
interest in BO honorable a manner as to render 1
bim popular among his fellow-brokers.
The areas ot the Fifth-Avenue Hotel, the fa ?
vorite evening resort of many brokers, were
thronged early Wednesday night. On every (
side were groups of brokers theorizing as to i
the causes of the break in the Rock Island ?
"corner," and reciting circumstances which ]
had come within -the observation of each In
connection with the whole affair. Among :
them were many veterans of Wall street whose ! j
faces are rarely seen at this resort. There was - ?
a marked contrast between the expressions ot ?
these foxy elders and those of the glib and ex- ,
cited younger brokers. The latter discoursed ?
of Woodward's bold attempt as something ?
nearly accomplished,.and, with evident admi?
ration, seemed to wish that it bad succeeded. ,
m?e others, however, shook their heads, de?
scanted on the follies or such reckless specula
tion, and curbed the more sanguine theorists
who dwelt with Interest on what might have
been done by the "pool," if-and If-. It was
said by some that the true secret of failure was
that Woodward bad "?pst bis,head" at the crltl- .
cal moment, just as he had on a similar pre- 1
vious occasion. Others said, "This is the re- ;
venge of Gould and Fisk-Woodward went back |
on them in the Black Friday business. Wil?
lard, Bach & Martin are successors of the old
fitjp of Smith, Gould & Marlin, with WHllam
MTTweed, Jay Gould and Henry M. Smith as
special partners. When Woodward faltered,
yesterday morning, this firm rushed in and
glutted Itself with revenge, depressing the I
kstock until he was ruined.;> It happens that |
fthe brokers who are now crushed In Wood- ,
ward's overthrow are, almost without excep- ;
Hon, those who failed under his lead on black
Friday. They managed to recover their places ?
by paying 10 to 30 per cent, on their obliga?
tions, and, it is understood, will now repeat
the operation. Woodward, lt ls said, stopped
payment, aa a matter of course, long beiore
he had seriously Impaired his capital, which
has been known to be large, and will without
much delay effect a settlement with his credit?
ors, and be prepare '. again for large specula?
tions. The victims who really suffer moBt by
the transaction appear to be the "outsiders"
who rashly ventured among unknown rocks
and quicksands. . .
'In numerous cases men who had, as they
believed, won fortunes by selling Rock Island ;
on Tuesday afternoon, awoke Thursday to ,
find themselves losers to the amount of near?
ly double their supposed gaiu9. The brokers
who appear to be in "highest feather" are i
those who shrewdly avoided selling to those
known to be connected with the "pool." One
of them, having orders to sell 3000 or 4000
shares of Rock Wand, actually contrived to
dispose ot the whole, Bi nearly the highest
rates, to buyers who were, not driven into re?
pudiation, and be thus saved himself and his
customers from loss. The best illustration ol
the nature of this form of gambling ls, upon
the whole, to be found In the fact that mem?
bers of the "pool" applied again and again to '
leading banking-houses to have 5000 or 10,000
or more shares of stock carried for them; that
tte request was relosed. except upon the con?
dron that such a "margin" should be put up
as was beyond their means, and therefore the J :
load waa assumed by houses which were ridi?
culously inadequate to the undertaking, and
which bad ..little to lose and everything to
Dispatches from New York Thursday say
that there have thus far been thirteen fail?
ures on Rock Island officially reported to the
Stock Exchange, and in the aggregate about;
50,000 shares sold out under the rule.
GLIMPSES OF GOTHAM.
The Sumner Exodus-What Becomes of
People wno Stay Behind-a Bad Look
Oat for the Hackmen-The New Public
Conveyances-A. Drake Congres;-The
Battle of Dorking.
[FROM OCR OWN CORRESPONDENT/
NEW YORK, Jane 21.
The summer has been somewhat backward
in this latitude, but the warm weather seems
to have fairly set in now. New York under?
goes a social transformation about the last ol
June, lt being considered the proper thing ior
everybody who pretends to be- anybody, in a
! fashionable sense, to get out of town into the
country, consequently whole blocks of houses
on the society avenues and upper streets are
sealed as to their front doors and shutters,
and uninformed callers are met at the thresh
hold by solitary Biddles, who ejaculate the in?
evitable "Out of town 1" This by no means
argues that the whole family has decamped.
Probably the women have gone, but the male3
are frequently so tied down to New York by
business that they get away only a week or
two In the middle of the season.
Curious lives these deserted husbands and
fathers live. The parlors are shut up and the
furniture put Into summer covers; the "hired
girl" keepB house ior herself and visiting cous?
ins in the basement, and the mastei of the
house is banished to a bedroom In the upper
stories. The family being away, he gets his
meals at the restaurant, and when evening
comes he is driven to kill time somewhere out
of doors. And a sad way it is some of these
poor lonesome creatures kill time, I lear. Two
or three o'clock in the morning tbe policeman
walking his beat finds them tumbling with
their latch keys at their front doors; and when,
after a long struggle, they coax their keys to
work kindly, they probably are-constrained to
get up stairs on all. lours to their lofty rc os ts.
If wives only knew all, how precipitately they
would abandon their cottages in the moun?
tains and by the seaside and fly to the succor
of the dear sufferers, who racked with head?
ache in the morning vainly drain the wash
pitcher for relief.
August is the month of utter desolation in
the city, but Uie watering places are already
filling up with guests. The ubiquitous Jim
Fisk's line ot palace steamboats to Long
Branch ls munificently patronized. The coast
of Long Island on both sides, and the shores
of Jersey and Westchester County, are dotted
with suburban sea-Bide resorts, which are be?
ginning to entertain their usual quotas ol'
New Yorkere. The villages up the Hudson, as
far as Albany, are peopled with city folk, we
have notes of preparation i rom New York and
Saratoga; and yet, notwithstanding the slim?
mer exodus, fully three-quarters ol a million
of citizens belong to the "Cant-get-away
Club," and the streets are prevented from
looking deserted by the crowds of visitors
from the South and West who are passing
through or -tarrying a few days. Broadway
never ceases to be lively lrom one end ot the
year to the other, not even tn a rain storm or
the dead of night.
You who have come to us on your annual
pilgrimages, and at the wharves have fallen
into the clutches of those desperate ruffians,
the back drivers, will be glad to know that one
of the least attractive fealures"of your Metro?
politan experiences is about to be blotted out
forever. An enterprising company is putting
on the streets, in large numbers, a new public
vehicle, which ls to answer the purposes of:
the London "Hansom.'' It is a small, handy
carriage, on large springs and large wheels,
opening at the back, with seats at the side,
and intended lo accommodate lour passengers.
The upper part ls constructed ot glass, and
from this the conveyance tokes Its name : "The
Crystal." The device is purely American.
The drivers are uniformed la blue, and
the rates of tare are fixed peremptorily so
as to provide against extortion. They are one
dollar per hour for lour passengers or lees.
At reasonable fares, thousands of people would
ride who now make themselves uncomfort?
able In crowded cars and omnibuses. I fancy
that none will more devoutly rejoice at the
substitution of "Crystals" for hacks, than our
A curious gathering took place at the Bran
dreth House yesterday. If there are any in
Charleston of the name ol Drake, or wbo are
kin to a Drake, of course they have heard all
about the great fortune awaiting them in Eng?
land, for the. indefatigable Dr. Beckwith has
duly notified them. But that other half ol
creation who are not Drakes will need to be
Inform ed that property valued at $123,000,000,
situated In England, rightfully belongs to the
heirs ot Sir Francis Drake, who died a couple
of centuries ago, and is wrongfully held by
certain noblemen and land proprietors. Dr.
Beckwith, who is a Drake by blood, has been
arousing his kinsmen all over the Union to
look- alter this bit of birthright.. Of course
the present possessors, who are rich, will
spend a mint of money before they will sur?
render, and money must be raised to fight
them. Every Drake ls therefore expected to
contribute liberally towards the war fund.
About one hundredof them assembled yester?
day at the Brandreth House, and indulged .in
a long and somewhat heated personal debate.
The Anneke Jans heirs, who claim the vast
Trinl'v Church property in this city, are like?
wise fully organized, and are holding frequent
The "Battle or Dorking," the wonderful arli?
ne which appeared in Blackwood for May, has
Deeu reproduced lu book form in England, and
already run through three editions. The de?
mand for lt was so great on this side, that
Putnam, the New York publisher, has just
printed an American edition. The feeling of
alarm its perusal produces in England, bids
fair to bring about the overthrow of the Glad?
stone ministry. The story is so vividly told,
?nd the statements are so plausible, that the
patriotic Englishman can hardly finish the
reading without being frightened h?lito death,
ft ls realty one ol -the most remarkble bro
tfiures of the time. Nm.
A MASONIC FT EXT.
PHILADELPHIA, June 24.
The monument in memory of William B.
3nelder, Grand Tyler of the Grand Lodge of
Masons, was unveiled to-day. Forty-three
THE WEATHER THIS HAT.
WASHINGTON, June 25.
Probabilities : A light storm is probable 4br
Lo-night in central Illinois and Indiana. Par?
tially cloudy and clear weather and light winds
?s probable for Monday on the lakes and At?
YestfVtlay's Weather R ?ports of th?
Signal Service, U. S. A.
Buffalo, N. T...
Cheyenne, W. T
K>v West, fla..
Lake City, Fla ..
St. Paul, Minn..
THE ANGLO-GERMAN ROW.
8 HARB C ORBBSB O NH ENCB
BETWEEN BISMARCK AND
ORAN VII LE.
The State ef Siege in Paris- Suppression
of Incendiary Doctrines-Arrests by
upon the Prerogatives ot the British
BERLIN, June 24.
An Imperative demand has been marie for
the immediate payment of the first instalment
of the indemnity which it was agreed should
' be paid in thirty days after the re-establish?
ment of Versalllist authority.
Serious complications have arisen between
Germany and England. The subject is un?
known, but'severe dispatches are passing be?
tween Bismarck and Granville. .
The Marquis de . Gabriel, French charge
d'affaires at Berlin, has arrived in the German
capital. . . ? -
VERSAILLES, June 24.
In the Assembly the minister of the interior
stated it would be inopportune to raise the
state of siege in Paris at present, but the gov?
ernment would allow the citizens ev*ry liberty
In the coming elections not inconsisteat with
public salety. The public utterance of Insurrec?
tionary doctrines and Inflammatory appeals
could not be tolerated. The Assembly appoint?
ed a committee, previously agreed to, to re?
verse the governments of Tours and Bordeaux.
PARIS, June 24.
The people are constantly applying to the
government tor relief. It is estimated that
200,000 subjects for charity are in the city.
Labor ls scarce, and there ls uneasiness rela?
tive to the payment of over-due rents. .Re?
turning prisoners ali. say the German people
are friendly, but- the authorities treated them
General McMahon has issued an order abro?
gating the former regulations permitting the
sale of inflammables. By the new order, re?
tailers are forbidden lo keep on hand at ?ne
time over two hundred litres of such material.
All persons who disobey this mandate will be
tried by court-martial. Manufacturers and
dealers In arms and ammunition are required
to submit lo requisitions on the fabrication
and sale of those articles.
Pletre, lormerly prefect ol police and secre?
tary to the Emperor Napoleon, is expected to
return to Paris.
M. Thiers has presented to each of the regi?
ments of the army a copy of bia history of the
revolution and empire.
The Gaulois announces that elections for the
Conseils G?n?raux-will be held July 16th.
? Free Trade League has been established
at Versailles, with Leon Say as president^and
Flottard, secretary. The league objects to a
modification of any of the commercial treaties
with other powers without the consent ot the
A letter -from Louis Blanc Is published, de?
claring the Republican party, hitherto a
force, must become a power. '
The Liberte reports that a violent quarrel
took place yesterday on the Boulevards be?
tween the promenaders and a party of Prus?
sian officers, and in consequence McMahon
has requested the Prussian commander to pre?
vent his officers from entering the city.
The stringency of the passport system has
been increased.. Arrests continue to be made.
Among the prisoners sent to Versailles this ;
week are a considerable number of wei 1-dress- i
ed and respectable-appearing men and women.
General Tillimand has raised the blockade of .
Fort Intimal, In Algeria, after a spirited ?
fight, losing eight killed and thirty wounded
Bourbaki hos recovered from his wound?. 1
Bourbaki commands Lyons. Gambetta de?
clines the Assembly candidature. Gambetta '
says the present Assembly is illegal Tbe Or?
leans Princes will not return to their estate at
Chantilly until the Prussians have evacuated
the Department of Ois.
.MADRID, June 24.
Tbe address to the crown was adopted-164 ,
to 98-when the resignation of the whole min- ?
Istry was announced. It is thought Serano '
will be president ol the new ministry. j
BRUSSELS, June 23.
Baron de Anethon informed the Chamber
to-day that as far as known of the Communists
under arrest in Paris one hundred and sixty
five are subjects of Belgium. He said the Bel?
gian Government had not asked for their re?
lease, nor did it Intend to, but lt expected and -
would see that they had impartial trials. <
LONDON, June 23.
In the House of Commons to-day two fruit- I
less attacks were made on royal privileges. '
One was a proposition to build a much needed i
public road through the grounds and by the (
side of Buckingham Palace; the other was a
proposal to sell the unoccupied palace, such as 1
St. James and Hampton Court, and apply the i
proceeds lo the r?duction of the public debt.
Both of which were rejected.
Mr. Gladstone and the Whig members weie
conspicuous In their devotion to the crown
and their antagonism to the measures pro?
It ls rumored that Prince Arthur is to be 1
made Duke of Ulster, and the government in?
tend, before the prorogation of Parliament, to 1
Introduce a bill for the purchase of a royal 1
seat in Ireland. 1
Lord Augustus Loftus will probably succeed '
Lord Broomfield as British embassador at Vi- 1
eena, and Sir Augustus Paget, now envoy at 1
Florence, will become embassador at Berilo,
In the place of Loftus. Lord Belper, now vice
president of the University of London, ls ap?
pointed to succeed George Grote as president <
of that institution.
It is said the ex-Emperor Napoleon is about
to take up bis residence in Malnhead,in Devon.
"THE "COLOKED TROOPS FOUGHT |
KINGSTON, JAMAICA, June 23.
St. Thomas advices report that on the 4 th ,
Baez's troops, 1500 strong, defeated* an equal
number of Cabral's forces at San Juan, with ;
heavy loss. Cabrai, retreating, fired the
magazine, and nearly the wholfe town was de?
stroyed. General St. Clair was killed. ]
THE RES ULT OF THE REGATTA.
NEW YORX, June 24.
The regatta committee awards the schooner
Tidal Wave, first class; sloops Addle and
Breeze, second class. The winners, Tidal
Wave and Addie, takv the regatta subscription
and the challenge cup. The Breeze takes
the regatta cup.
THE RAILROAD QUARREL.
MACON, June 24.
In the Macon and Western Railroad case,
to-day, Judge Alexander gave a decision sus?
taining the Injunction and affirming the right
ol' the Macoo and Western to lease its road,
but doubting the power of the Central, under
its charter, to become the lessor.
THE CROES IR SOUTH CAROLIN J.
We have been favored during the past week,
sayB the Abbeville Press and Banner, with re?
freshing rains, and the crops generally are
very promising. The grain crops in some sec?
tions are light, but the crops of cotton and
corn never looked better, or promised a better
A correspondent from St. George's writes,
under date June 24: "The crops in this sec?
tion are good. Corn Is better and further ad?
vanced than it has been since the war. With
a continuation of good 'seasons,' there Viii be
plenty made. From all parts of St. George's
we hear of great crops of cern and rice (high
land?) and, even with ordinary seasons, from
now until harvest, we expect to draw very
lightly on the West for provisions next year.
Cotton is looking badly; the heavy rains have
injured it, and caused the grass to gire a great
deal of trouble. There ls about two-thirds the
amount planted this year that was last, and
there will be at least one-third less made.
Very little guano has been' used, and what ls
made will not have to be paid out for manures
as was the case last year. We are looking tor
better times, for, with cotton at twenty cents,
and plenty of corn and bacon, we can soon te
'right side up'-agaln." B.
. .. ? Oe o nt c.
The Walhalla Courier says: "The weather |
is, perhaps, an exception to anything hereto?
fore remembered in the world "of clouds and
sunshine. Though almost dally heavy rains
attended with winds visit us, yet they seem to
have no perceptible effe.t-ln cooling the at?
mosphere. Whether clear, cloudy or raining,
the temperature Is oppressively hot. This
would be gratifying to the farmer, could he
have an opportunity to clean his crop of the
foulness ol' grasses and weeds, but these
enemies are making great headway while the
ground is too wet for cultivation, The pros?
pect is, however, in the main favorable to
corn, of which we expect an abundant yield.
Wheat proved poor; oats are lair; gardens
very fine. If, after BO much wet, we should
suiter a summer drought, our. crops would be
Shortened very much. We hope for favorable
seasons during the summer, and an abundant
harvest In the fall."
The Union Weekly Times, speaking of the
crop prospect, savs : "The reports published
two weeks ago of the iBjury done to the cot?
ton plant by the late cold and long-continued
ruins, are belDg corroborated IQ almost ail our.
exchanges from other States, and we are com?
pelled to think that the crop is permanently
Injured. We are pleased to be able to Rive a
brighter account lrom this section of South
Carolina. The cotton ls looking well and bids
lair to give at least an average crop. If no dis?
aster overtakes lt. A number of our best plan?
ters have told us that they never had better
prospects for full crops, while some only claim
medium stands and conditions, and a lew com?
plain of decidedly bad prospects. The late dry
weather has given the planters a fine opportu?
nity to growing condition. The wheat crop
turns out, poorly. Not half a crop bas been |
made. Corn looks fine, and still bids fair to be
an abundant crop. Fruit trees of all kinds are
loaded, and we can now count on abundance
ol luscious peaches, apples, pears, pliims, Ac.''
HYACINTHE ?.ND THE ROPE.
Asking a Private Audience ol' U?e Holy
Father-Refused by Mgr. Merode.
Father Hyacinthe addressed th* following
letter to Mgr. de Merode, the Pap?d Minister
of War, a few days after his arrival in Rome,
asking to be admitted into the presence of the
Holy Father : .
To Mgr. de Merode, at the Vatican :
MONSEIGNEUR-The recollection of the be?
nevolence you once manifested towards me
when placed under different circumstances,
encourages rue to hope that you will render
me the Important service I am about to ask.
I desire to have a private audience with the
Holy Father In order lo open my utmost soul
to him. This soul of mine, wtuen has Buffered
BO much, belongs to the fold that has been
confided to the charge of the Pope as sup re me
pastor. Thia fact alone entitles me to an in?
terview with his Holiness. Beyond doubt,
the line ot conduct I have thought best to pur?
sue amid the present cri?is ot the Church
must have grieved the Holy Father, but it
could not have taken away from bim all soli?
citude for a man whom he formerly honored
with many proofs of bis benevolence, and
whom, I hope, be still regards as a son.
Excuse the liberty I take, -Monseigneur, dbe.
Upon receiving the refusal of Monseigneur
ile Merode, Father Hyacinthe penned the iol
owlug lines In reply : ? .
Formerly the good shepherd ran after the
strayed sheep and brought It back, tenderly
placed upon his shoulders. To-day the strayed
sheep (since you reject me as such) seeks the
?hepherd, anil he rejects it. What a differ?
ence between the Gospel and the Vatican !
WASHINGTON, June 24.
The Secretary of War has gone for five days,
ikerman ia expected to-night.' Bowen's par
ion will be considered next week. -
There has been a serious difficulty between
he Secretary of the Treasury and the Commis.
?oner of Internal Revenue; the latter dlslik
ng the former's revision of his decisions and
idverse action on his contracts.
Thirty-five plate printers were discharged
rom the Printing Bureau-cause, dull market
COTTON MOVEMENT EOR THE
New YORK, June 25.
The cotton movement for the week shows a
continued decrease In the receipts, which this
iveek are the smallest since the figures com?
menced to show a falling off. The exports on the
contrary are nearly double those last week; j
jr,* more than twice the shipments for the
corresponding week ol last year. The receipts
itt all of the ports have been 22,664 balee,
against 24,046 last week, 28,126 the previous
week and 36,402 three weeks sinee. The total
receipts since September have been 3,869,944
bales, against 2,813,323 for the corresponding
period of the previous year. The ex?
ports from all of the ports have been
38,914 bales, against 19,895 last year.
The total exports for the unexpired portion of |
the cotton year amounted to 3,04B,915 bales,
against 2,042,183 same time last year. The
stock at all of the ports is 204,593 bales, against j
200,805 for the same time last year. The stocks
at the interior towns amount to 16,947 balee,
against 42,801 last year. The stock in Liver?
pool ls 909,000 bales, against 042,000 last year.
The American cotton afloat for Great Britain
amounts to 102,000 balea, against 100,000 last
year. The Indian cotton afloat for Europe
amounts to 481,285 bales, against 350,638 last
The weather South has been rainy in many
sections, but there have been no severe
storms. In some sections the plant 1B looking
better. The Express says that reliable advices
confirm their previous reports that the late
plantings ol cotton were not successful, and
have been given up; and also that a very large
area of land has been planted with corn. The
South will also produce thia year a considerable
amount ot bacon, which, in connection
with the corn crop, will place the planters in
a much more Independent position than for
the two years past. The advices from India
are unfavorable, and altogether it looks as if |
the price of cotton would be higher in the
future. The increased price of cotton will
help the Southern planters, and compensate
in part for any decrease in the production.
ALL ABOUT THE-STATE.
Mr. Halbert Acker died at his residence,
near Calhoun,'on Friday last, in the 73d year j
of his age. Mr. Acker was at work in a Held
some distance from his residence, and, not re?
sponding to the signal for dinner, the iamily
became alarmed, and went In quest of him,
when, he was lound lying dead in the field. It
is supposed that he died suddenly from heart
disease. ? ?. .. . 1 '
Mr. A. F. Molony, the oounty auditor of j
Barnwell, with a view of affording convenience
to the taxpayers of the county, has, at his own
expense, employed a number of assistants,
who will visit the various townships for the
purpose of receiving returns of taxable pro?
perty, thus affording persons who have here-1
tofore been compelled to travel miles, much'
trouble and Inconvenience.
The Keowee Corrrierglves the following ac?
count ot a fire : "Between. 9 and JO o'clock on
Monday night als ve plank kiln In the lumber
yard of Mr. John Kaufmann, in Walhalla, was
discovered to be on fire.- Tho-alarm was at
once-given and the citizens repaired, to the
place, out th? fire had made so much, headway
"that all efforts to save the iurtrb?r proved
futile. The loss will not exceed $160. This
accident gave to the Walhalla Fire Company
an opportunity to test their new engine, lt
was promptly carried to the point, but could
effect-but little lor the want bf water. By
means of a temporary-tank, filled with buck?
ets, they arrested Ibe spread, of the fire among
tie loose lumber In the yard, of which there
were large quantities, and extinguished the
i . Union.
On Thursday, the 15th inst., says the Union
Times, Alick Sartor, cofored, shot and killed Sam
Bates, colored, in a personal difficulty on the
plantation of Mr; F. H. Bates, about four miles
from this town. It appears that considerable
bad feeling had existed for some time between
these men, In consequence of Bates suspect?
ing Sailor ol being too intimate with his wife.
On the day before the homicide Bates bad
threatened to attack Sartor, which coming to
Sartor's ears he tried to avoid him, but acci?
dentally on Thursday evening they met in the
road, wben'Bates threw a roes at Sartor, dis?
abling him. Bates then Jumped on him and
being a much stouter man than Sartor, com?
menced beating him. Sartor then drew his
pistol and siiot liim. Sartor ls in Jail at this
place, but efforts are being made to have him
released on a writ ol habeas corpus.
There ls to be a national Pank In Union, S.
The Phoenix ol Saturday says : "Yesterday
afternoon, two. soldiers and a eolored man,
named Henry |Davls, had a difficulty on Main
street, below the Statehouse, during which
one of the soldiers received a severe cut across
the abdomen, inflicted by a knile In the hands
of Davis. The wound ls not considered dan?
The Greenville and Columbia Railroad Com?
pany will, issue round tickets, for one fare,
from all stations on their road, to persons de?
sirous o? visiting Due West during the ap?
proaching college commencement.
A special term of the Court of General Ses?
sions for Richland County commences to-day
-Judge Melton presiding. The docket ls a
very heavy one, says the Phoenix, including
one case for capital felony. In the absence of
Solicitor Talley the State will be represented
by Nathaniel Barnwell, Esq.
John L. Cousart, Esq., has resigned the
position of Jury commissioner for Lancaster
' The village of Lancaster, it appears, bas had
the' legislative blessing bestowed upon it, in
the form ol an "extension" of its "corporate
limits." The result is as usual-disastrous to
all the best Interests of the community. So
we learn lrom the Lancaster Ledger:'
Hiram Faulkner, colored, confined in the
jail at Lancaster, under a charge of stealing
cotton, not fancying his quarters nor luture
prospects, escaped Jail on Sunday morning
last. The alarm was immediately given and
the fugitive, after a spirited foot-race in which
some or the citizens Joined, was captured and
returned to his old quarters.
The Ledger also brings the following : "Cal?
vin Small, colored, charged with attempting
rape upon the person of a highly respectable
white lady in this county, was arrested near j
Monroe, N. C., by the sheriff ol Union County,
a few days ago, and committed to the Monroe
Jail. He was brought to this place last week
by W. P. Caskey, deputy sheriff,' and com?
mitted. Calvin is salo to be an old offender
under like charges."'
On going to the railroad depot yesterday
morning, says the Enterprise of June 21, we
were surprised to Bee such a large gathering
of colored men and youths collected about and
on the train. Oa Inquiry we laarn that they
bad been hired by an agent of the Brunswick
and Alabama Railroad Company, and were on
their way to work. There were Atty or more
in number, tempted by the offer of a dollar and
a half per diem. Laborers do not get quite as
much in this section for work on the Air Line,
but when loss ol time eolng and coming, and
other risks of health, ?c.. are taken Into ac?
count, they perhaps will do as well to operate
In Greenville or Spartanburg, We learn, in
fact, that the contractors on the Air Line find
no difficulty In procuring hands at fair wages.
A writer in the Enterprise, discussing the
subject of the establishment of a new county
out of the present territory or Greenville and
Laurens Counties, says that, according to the
constitution of the State, 625 square miles is
required to form a new county, and that this
amount of territory cannot be obtained from
Greenville and Laurens, without cutting down
thc old counties below the required quantity.
It can be got. however, from the four extreme
corners of Greenville, Abbeville. Anderson
and Laurens; and the correspondent, "Lower
End,'" ls in favor of thus constituting lt, prov?
ing, by vurious arguments, the necessity ol
In Sparenburg, near the line of this coun?
ty, savs the Laurensville Herald, lives one
Dick Brewton. Dick is a man ot color, and it
seems had become obnoxious to some of his
assocl?tes-Jim Rhodes. Hugh Montgomery,
Pete Lambright and others, all gentlemen ol'
color. The last named let it be known to some
of their friends that they intended to Ku-Klux
Dick, and in a few nights after a band of
disguised men appeared at Dick's house, took
him out and inflicted upon him a severe whip?
ping, drawing the ruby pretty freely. Dick
nacl a friend or two with him at the time, and
they were satisfied that they knew some of
the disguised men. So fully convinced was
Dick, that,. meeting Pete Lambright a few
days after, be told him that he either bad to
"fight out" or "payout'.' of the scrape. Pete
thought discretion the better part of valor,
and agreed to pay Dick ten dollars, and turn
State's evidence. This was satisfactory. Keep?
ing this to himself, Dick met with Hugh Mont?
gomery and effected the same arrangement,
and received his ten dollars. But Jim Rhodes
proved a stubborn case, and Dick sought Jus?
tice before Trial.Justice Montgomery, of Spar?
tanburg. Jimmie was tried a few days since,
duly convicted* upon testimony of his own
color, and fined ten dollars, with cost. The
proof is conclusive, and the case precisely of j
that nature for which the Ku-Klux bill was de?
signed. Where ls the investigating commit?
NE JT TORR ITEMS.
NEW YORK, June 24.
The Savannah firemen return to-day. They
were presented with a splenlid banner and a
The National Committee or' the Union League
met to-day. A resolution, after a long debate,
was passed, giving aid to loyal Governors In
the South to maintain law and order.
ARTIST'S SUPPLY, PAINT AS I) Otb STORE,
No. 62 QUEEN STRSBT, Cru RXBSTON, S. C.
Patent Thief Detecting (alarm) MONET DRAWER.
CATAWBA GRAPE I PILLS,
By DR. H. BAER,
mayl5 No. 131 Meeting street.
THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLI?
NA, COUNTY OF GEORGETOWN-Court or Com
mon Pleas.-THOMAS W. EVANS, RICHARD C.
GARDNER, WILLIAM R'. HUTCHISON, and WIL?
LIAM B. MILTON, Partners under the Arm name
of EVANS, GARDNER A CO., Plaintiffs, against
/AMES J. PERKINS, Defendant.-Copy Sum?
mons for " Money Demand.-[Complaint not
To JAMES J. PERKINS, Defendant in. this |
action: Ton.are hereby summoned and required
to answer the complaint in this action, which
was flied in the oflBce of.the Clerk or tte Court or |
Common Pleas, for.the said County, on the 9th
day of June, 1871, and to serve a copy or your an?
swer on the subscribers at their o nice, George?
town, s. C., within ' twenty days arter the service
'of this summons on yon, exclusive of the day or
ir you fail to answer this complaint within the'
time aforesaid, the plaintiff*' wm take Judgment
against yon for the sum of nineteen hundred and !
thirty-eight 53-100 ..doUars, with Interest at tue |
rate or seven per centT per annum rrom the third;
day of February, one Thousand eight hundred
and-seventy, and costs.
.Dated May 30, 1871.
. WILSON A DOZIER,
Plaintiffs' Attorneys, ,
Georgetown, S. .GV
ti-. ) ' vi : ....;.?!??
To the Defendant, JAMES J. PERKINS: Taie1'
noticeThat the summoBS in this action, of which
the foregoing ls a-copy, was flied in the office of I
th e. Ci erk of the Court of Common Pleas, at
Georgetown, in the County .of Georgetown, In the!
State of South Carolina, on the 8th day of June.
WILSON A DOZIER,
Jonip-me _ Georgetown, S. C.
pm-TEE STATE OP SOUTH CAROLI?
NA,-COUNTY OF GEORGETOWN-Court or Com?
mon Pleas-JOSEPH SAMPSON and ISAAC ALEX?
ANDER, Partners, under the Arm name or SAMP?
SON A ALEXANDER, Plaintiffs, against JAMES
J. PERKINS, Defendant.-Copy Summons for
Money Demand.-[Complaint not served.]
To JAMES J. PERKINS, Defendant In this ac?
tion : Yon are hereby summoned and required
to answer the complaint in this action, which
was filed in the office or the Clerk or the Court or
Common Pleas for the said County, on the nlntb
day of June, and to serve a copy of your answer
on the subscribers, at their, office, Georgetown, s.
C., within twenty days after the service of this
summons on you, exclusive of the day of service.
If you fail to answer this complaint within the
time aforesaid, the plaintiffs will take Judgment
against yon lor the sum of seventy-el J ht 58-100
dollars, with interest at the rate of one and a half
per cent, per month from the seventeenth day of
April, one thousand eight hundred and seventy,
one, and costs. WILSON A DOZIER,
Georgetown, s. O.
To the Defendant, JAMES J. PERKINS : Take j
notice that the summons In this action, of which
the foregoing ls a copy, with complaint annexed,
was flied In tbe office of the Clerk of the Court of
Common Pleas; at Georgetown, In the county of
Georgetown and State ol South Carolina, on the
ninth day of Jane, 1871.
WILSON A DOZIER,
Janl9-in6_Georgetown, S. C.
pm- THE STATE OF SOUTH CABO
LINA, COUNTY OF GEORGETOWN-Court of
Common Pleas.-N. A. KNAPP and N. A. HUME,
partners under the firm name or N. A. KNAPP A
CO., Plaintiffs, against JAMES J. PERKIN?, De?
fendant.-Copy Summons for Money Demand,
[Complaint not served.]
To JAMES J. PERKINS. Defendant in this ac?
tion: Yon are hereby summoned and required to
answer the complaint in this action, which was
flied In the office of the Court of Common Pleas
for the aajd County, on the ninth day of June,
1871, and to serve a copy of your answer on the
subscribers, at their office, Georgetown, Sooth
Carolina, within twenty days after the service
of this summons on you, exclusive of the day or
If you fall to answer this complaint within the
tune aforesaid, the Plaintiffs will take judgment
against yon for the sam of four hundred and
twenty-seven 95-100 dollars, with Interest at. the
rate or seven per cent, ner annum from the third
day or March, one thousand eight hundred and
seventy, and costs..
Dated May 30,1871.
WILSON ? DOZIER,
Georgetown, 8. C.
To the Defendant, JAMES J. PERKINS: Take
notice that the summons ln^bls action, or which
the foregoing la a copy, with' complaint annexed,
was flied lu the office or the Clerk or the Court or
Common Pleas at Georgetown, m the County of
Georgetown, and State of South Carolina, on
the 9th day of June, 1871.
WILSON 4 DOZIER,
Junia-me_j_Georgetown, S. C.
pm* THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLI?
NA, COUNTY OF GEORGETOWN-Court of Com?
mon Pleas.-HENRY W. DUR YEE and JOHN L.
MACEADDIN, Partners under the firm name of,
HENRY W. DURYEE & CO., Plaintiffs, against
JAMES J. PERKINS, Defendant.-Copy Summons
for Money Demand.-[Complaint not served.]
To JAMES J. PERKINS, Defendant in this ac?
tion: You are hereby s uramo nea and required to
answer the complaint in this action, which was
flied in the office or the Clerk or the Court or Com?
mon Pleas for the said county, on the ninth day
June, 1871, and to serve a copy or your answer on.
the subscribers at their office, Georgetown, South
Carolina, within twenty days af ter the service of |
this summons on you, exclusive of tbe day of ser?
ir you rall to answer this complaint within the
time aforesaid, the plaintiffs will take judgment
agalnat you lor the sum of two hundred and
twenty seven 85-100 dollars, with interest at the
rate or seven per cent, per annum rrom the fourth
day or March, one thousand eight hundred and
seventy, and costs.
Dated May 30tb, 1871.
WILSON A DOZIER,
Plaintiffs' Attorneys, Georgetown, S. 0.
To the Defendant, JAMES J. PERKINS: Take no?
tice that the sommons in this action, or which the
foregoing is a copy, with complaint annexed, waa
flied In the office or the Clerk of the Court of Com?
mon Pleas at Georgetown, In the County of
Georgetown and State of South Carolina, on the
nlntb day of June, 1871.
WILSON A DOZIER,
Plaintiff:}' Attorneys, Georgetown, S. O.
junl9-mo_' ' '_
^SPECIAL NOTICE.-THE UNDER;
SIGNED respectfully Informa bis customers and
those wlsblog to patronize him, that he ls now
prepared to take orders for GROCERIES at their
residences, having a book for the purpose. Orders
will be taken on TUGBOATS and FRIDAYS, and
goods delivered to any part of tbe city free or
charge. FRANCIS L. O'NEILL,.
junl9_No. 233 King street.
pm- THREE WEEKS AFTER DATE |
application will be made to tnt Planters' and Me?
chanics' Bank ol Charleston, S. C., for the renewal
of Certificates or thirteen Shares or Stock, stand?
ing in name or THOMAS PARKER, Trustee for
Mrs. MARIA E. WINTHROP and children, (origi
nals having been lost.)_ Jnnl9-m3
pm- THE SEASON IS APPBOACHIN G
for Children's Summer Complaints, especially in
those who are Teething. A safe and secare reme?
dy is all Important, and mothers will find such a
one In DB, BAER'3 GERMAN SOOTHINO COR?
DIAL. To be had of all Druggists. apr24-mwf I
pm THE STATE .O?*. SOOTH. OBRO
LINA, COUNTY O?^GEOB?^WN-^Oourt 'of
Common Ple?.-WILLIAM BRYCE and JAMBS
BRYCE, partnerB under the nra name or WIL
LIAM BRYCE ?,CO.,jp]aintin>, ?zritifet JAMES J.
raRKlN8, derendaSr^ipyi? for money
To JAMES J. PERKINS, Defendant tn this ac?
tion : Yon are hereby summoned' and required to
answer the ^complaint In-thls action, which waa
filed in tbiorflcevorine (JiattVfctb?Gourt of Com?
mon Pleas for the said county, on the ninth day
of Jone, 1871, and to serre a copy or your answer
on the enbscrlbers. at'-tae?r offlceY^rgef?TO. s.
Oir. within twenty dayB after tho service or this
summons cn y ou, exclusive o.f the day ot service,
, ir yon rall to answer tats complaint'within the
time aforesaid, the plaintiffs win - take /oddment
against yon for ihe Eum of one hundred and
nlnety-ninf. 21-100 dollars, with interest at the
rate of se vt n per cent, jer annum, from the third
day of Jnlyi one^th??sand eight hundred and
Dated May 30,1871._r.-_
L5l??3;?, .; (J-? WILSON A DOZLER,
Plaintiffs' Attorneys, Georgetown, S. C. 1
? : :.? no!;.. .. vi..'/ v.-Z
To the Defendant^ JAMES J.PERKLNS-..Take
notice that the summons in this action,'of 'which
the foregoing ls a copy, with'complalnt' annexed,
was flied In the office of the' Cferk. ot' the Court of
Common Pleas, at Georgetown; lr the Conntj of
Georgetown, and Sthte of South Carolina, on the
Bthday Of June, 1871.- ' 1 u?ffiw?
. f . WILSON 4'DOZIER,
Plaint ma' Attorneys, Georgetown, S. 0.
jnnio-m? . , ..
pm' THE^SfATE' OF SOUT^CAROL?
NA, COUNTY OP OEORQETOWN-TOourt of
Common Pleas-ARM A ZIA S D. BARBER and
JOHN B. GREEN, Partners nh der the firm mime
Dr AD. BARBERA CO.','Plaintiffs, against JAMES
J. PERKINS, Defendant.-Copy Sommons Vor
Money Demand.-[Complaint not served.]
To JAMES J. PERKINS, Defendant in this ac?
tion : Yon are hereby summoned, and required to
answer the complaint in this action, which t was .
Sled In the office or the Clerk of the con rt or Com?
mon Pleas for the said Comity, on. the 0th day -of
lone, 1871, and to serve a copy, of your answer
on the subscribers at then* office, Georgetown, .$?
C., within twenty days after the service of this
summons on you, exclusive of the day or ser?
'.if yon rall to answer this complaint within tho
ame aforesaid, the Plaintiffs win take judgment
-gainst yon for the som of one hundred and nine?
ty-seven 07 100 dollars,., with. Interest at the rate
of seven-per cent, per annum from the 14th day
of December, one thousand eight hundred and
sixty-nine, and costs.
Dated May 80th, 187L ,""'
WILSON A DOZIER,
Pl aln tiffs ' Attorneys.
To the Defendant, JAMES J. PERKINS: Take
notice that the summons in this action, of which
the foregoing ls a copy,'with complaint annexed,
was flied In the office or the Clerk of the court of
Common Pleas, at Georgetown, in the County of
Georgetown, and State of Senth Carolina, on the
9th day of Jone, 1871.
WILSON A DOZIER,
jnnl8-m6_Georgetown, 8. O.
pm GETTING MABRIED.-ESSAYS
FOB YOUNG-MEN on great SOCIAL EVILS AND
ABUSES which interfere with MARRIAGE-with.
snre.means.of relier for the Erring and Unfortu?
nate, diseased and debilitated. Sent free, in seal?
ed envelopes. Address HOWARD ASSOCIATION,
No. 2 S. Ninth street, Philadelphia, Pa,
may 13-amos _'
pmiF YOUR HAIR IS COMING OUT
or taming gray, do not murmur over , a misfor?
tune yon can so easily avert. AYER'S HAIR.
VIGOR will remove the causa or your grief bj
restoring your bair to its natural color, and there?
with yourgood looks and good nature.
j u n23-f m w3D4 W
pm JOHN a BAKER <fc GO.'S GENU
INEMEDICINAL COD LIVER OIL.-ESTABLISH?
ED 1830,-Acknowledged by eminent physician?
to be the best In the world. Sold by Druggists
generally. JNO. a BAKER A CO., Philadelphia.
. A full supply on hand .by .
' f DE. H. BAER,
febe-mwfamos No. 131 Meeting street.
pm WARRANTED INFALLIBLE^
TIME DOES NOT IMPAIR ITS EFFICIENCY.
MILLINGS'S COMPOUND BUG DESTROYER, pre?
pared only' by R. C. MILLINGS, No. 4M King
street, and 'sold by Druggists and the trade in
general, In bottles at Fifty Cents each.
Liberal Inducements offered to dealers by ap?
plying to ' EWD. S. BURNHAM, Druggist,
No. 421 King street, Charleston, S. 'O.
mayll-thBtn2mos . _-.
J * P. COATS'
* SPOOL COTTON.
We have In Stock and will always keep an as?
sortment of COATS' THREAD for sale at New
York trade prices. JOHN G. MILNOR k CO..
febll stntbemos , No. 135 Meeting street.
Pr tigs ano itte? innes.
QERMAN SOOTHING CORDIAL 1
AN INVALUABLE REMEDY FOR INFANTS I
This ls the .best Medicine for yoong children
suffering with Colic, Diarrhoea, or any other com*
plaint, incident to Teething. It ma; be given
with safe ty; as it contains no opium, or other In
Price, 26 cents a bottle.
Manufactured and for sale by
DB. H. BAEB.
Also by the following Druggists:
A W. ECKEL k CO., Dr. A. RAOUL,
Dr. W. A SHRINE, A O. BARBOT,
W. T. LITTLE k CO., J. BLACKMAN,
P. M. COHEN, Dr. E. H. KELLERS,
E. S. BURNHAM, GRAMAN k SOHWAKE,
O. W. AIM AR, J. LOCKWOOD, .
G. J. LUHN, W. T. LINN, 1
W. A. GIBSON,
And by Druggists generally._jsn2
g?E JAMES CLARKE'S FEMALE PILLS.
These PILLS have long been used both m Great
Britain and this country, and are the best of their
kind m the market.
For sale by DB. H. BAEB,
apr22__No. 131 Meeting street
?mr OTHER S !
Por yonr Children, use none other than tbe
GERMAN SOOTHING CORDIAL.
Mit contains no Anodyne. For sale by the
anuracturer, DB. H. BAER.
. And also to be had at all Drug stores ?_
J? EL MB OL D'. S B U CH Ul
Helmbold's Rose Wash
Hembold's Catawba Grape Pills.
For sale by DB. H. BAER,
mayl?_No. 131 Meeting street
.pENZTNE, DOUBLE DISTILLED,
" FOR CLEANING CLOTHES.
For sale wholesale and retail by^ ^ BAEB^
_NO. 181 Meeting street '
A few of the genuine ESPICS "FUMIGATEURS
PECTORALES" to be had of Da. H. BAER,
jnay25_No. 131 Meeting street.
TTT ABNER'S IODOFORM
AND IRON PILLS.
?or sale by DB. H. DAER,
janis No. 131 Meeting street.