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VOLLME XI.-NUMBER 1774.
CHARLESTON, FRIDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER I, 1871.
A NEW FINANCIAL JUGGLE.
THE LATEST EXPEDIENT OF TBE
BOLD AND UNSCRUPULOUS RINO.
Robbing Peter to Pay Paul-A Neat
Plan to Cat Down the State Dtbt
How to Gain Time with the legisla?
ture and the Public-WhAt the Legis?
lature U Doing- titer th? Financial
Agent w?lh a Sharp Stick-A New
Batch or Bille.
[SPECIAL TELEGRAM TO THU NEWS.]
Co LCM PI.i, Tuesday, December 12.
The Bing has not yet played its last card.
There are Indications that large amounts of |
new State bonds are now being secretly Issued
under the elastic financial acts of last session
and sold at rates much higher than the current
quotations. It ls claimed that the money thus
raised is being used la buyiog up and retiring
much larger amounts of bonds at the price at
which they are quoted In the New York market
than are now being issued. In this way the
members o? the Bing declare that they are
actually effecting a reduction of the State
debr* If this story be true, it explains the
strange delay in the appearance of the report
of the joint investigating committee. The
present financial programme ls said to be to
continue the issue of new bonds as long as
they eau be secretly sold ac an advance
on current quotations, and meantime to
amuse the Senate and House with filibuster?
ing, and deceive the public with vague reso?
lut ions of reform; then, to bring out the re?
port ol the ?ommlttee. explaining the whole
device, and claiming the merit of having
saved the State credit, notwithstanding the
efforts of the opposition press to destroy it.
Your rea lers may judge for themselves as to
the probability .of this pretty Utile scheme ever
being successfully carried lDto effect.
The Senate, after a debate which lasted all
day, passed a concurrent resolution to order
and authorize the comptroller-general to
commence legal proceedings to secure the
books, accounts, vouchers and papers of the
financial agency of the State of South Car?
In the House, the "act to charter the
Northwestern Railroad Company of South
Carolina" was passed over the Governor's
veto-yeas fifty-five, nays Iwenly-slx. Bil's
were introduced to repeal the act authorizing
the Slate constabulary; to require a report
from the land commission on next Monday; to
provide pensions for the widows and orphans
ol the victims of the En Klux by a special tax
on nine counties; to prohibit the further sale,
lsau? or hypothecation of any more bonds un?
der acts heretofore passed, and to burn all
bondr on hand not yet Issued; to discharge
the joint special investigating committee, and
to demand a report as to how thew got their
per diem and mileage; to limit railroad passen?
ger fares to two and a half cents a mlle; and
to prohibit and punish lotteries and gift
THE WORK OF THE LEGISLATURE
Useless Discussion of Financial Pro?
jects-A Dall Day's Doings-The Hon?
ied Words of Honorable Members and
Consequent Disgust of th? Gentle
[FROM OUR OWN* CORRESPONDENT.]
COLOMBIA, S. C., December ll.
The proceedings In both houses of the Gen?
eral Assembly were exceedingly unimportant
In the Senate, the following bills and re
ports carno up for consideration :
Mr. Hayes reported, from the committee on
medical affair*, upon the bi 1 introduced a few
days ago by Mr. Nash, to create a State board
of heall h. Tne report recommends the pas?
sage of the bill, with amendments reduclug
the salaries of the members from $2500 lo
$1500 per year, an* the expenses of the boird
from $4000 to $2500.
Mr. Owens reported from the finance com?
mittee, as a substitute for a bill to amend an
act entitled .?an act to regulate the manner ol
keeping and disbursing funds by certain offi?
cer-," a bill providing that section 3 of an
act vntH led "an act to regulate the manner of
keeping and disbursing funds by certain offi?
cers," ratified August 22, 1868. be, and ls here?
by, amended by striking out the words "aod
countersigned by ihe Governor, and no
moneys shall be paid by either of the said
banks on account of the treasury except upon
Mr. whitemore introduced a bill "to revise,
simplity und abridge the rules, practice, plead?
ings and forms of the courts of this State,"
which seeks to amend section 330 of the Code,
so that. In any civil action, ihe sheriffs, clerks
of courts and trial Justices shall be entitled: to
demand and receive of the plaintiffs in euch
action, in -d vance, the same compensation as
ls allowed by law fur like services In criminal
Mr. Owens also reported from the finance
committee the following bbl as a substitute for
a bill to regulate deposits of public moneys by
county treasurers and their disbursement by
the State lrea*urer :
SECTION 1. That an act entitled "An act to
regulate the manner of keeping and disburs?
ing funds by certain officers," approved the
22d day of August, A. D. 1868. be amended as
follows : Strike out, in section 1, the words
'.Governor, comptroller-general and treas?
urer, or any two of them," and Insert the
words "General Assembly."
SEC. 2. That section 2 of said act be strick?
en out. and the following inserted: '-The
sa-Li bank or banks shall, whenever, and so
lots? as the General Assembly shall be In ses?
sion, rei ort weekly to each house, statements
of ali moneys received and patd out on the
drafis of the treasurer, specifying in what
manner (hey are drawn; and. when tbe Gene?
ral Assembly Is not in session, shall make such
reports weekly to the Slate treasurer, the
State auditor, and to the comptroller general,
and, on the reassembling of the General As?
sembly, in regular or special session, the said
bank or banks shall report to each house a
like^'atement of aU moneys which have been
deposited and drawn by the treasurer, sloe?
the preceding adjournment of the General
SEC. 3. That section 3 of said act be strick?
en out, and th** following inserted: "The
moneys so deposited in said bank or banks
shall be subject to the drafts of the State
treasurer, which drafts shall distinctly state
upon the face the purposes for which they are
drawn, and the appropriation on account of
which they are drawn; and no draft, unless so
drawn and signed by the State treasurer, as
treasurer, shall be paid by said bank or banks,
nor shall any of said moneys be paid out by
said bauk or banks, otherwise than upon such
drafts of the 8tate treasurer.
Mr. HoUloshead introduced, pursuant to
notice, his bill to repeal the act of March 8,
1871, Incorporai lng the Charleston Charitable
Association, tor the benefit of the free school
The special order for the day was then
taken up, lt being the b ll introduced last
January by Mi. L*Alie to create a new county
from pori lons of Barn veli and Beaufort. The
measure was Rtrenuou-?lv opposed by Mr.
Smalls, of Beaufort, and feebly defended Dj?
ila author, and lt wat?, after considerable de?
bate, effectually killed by the adoption of a
resolution to strike oui the enacting clanse.
A long squabble was then had over Mr.
Wbittemore's concniTc-nt resolution to order
-ind authorize ihe comptroller-general to
commence legal proceedings to secure book's,
?.CCO'ints, vouchers and t apers of the financial
?freney of i he 8tat<* of South Carolina.
/The debate was principally between Whltte
more and Leslie, and was very similar to the
debates on Thursday and Friday over Whltte
more's sterling bond scheme. Finally, the
frnher consideration was postponed nnlil to?
morrow at one P. M. The rest of the business
-on the calendar was referred '.o appropriate
committees, and the Senate, at three o'clock,
In the House the resolution authorizing the
publication of certain t-t ilutes and Journals o?
the Assembly was passed over the Governor's
veto, and the House then went into committee
of the whole on the annual message. It was
expected that Bowen would to-day deliver his
promised broadside, and execute his threat of
tearing to (alter? both the Governor and his
message; but thc Charleston recruit was absent
from hi< place, and the committee, having noth?
ing more exciting offered to it than a continu?
al Ion of Wilkes's tirade of Saturday, soon rose,
reported irogress, and. of course, asked leave
to sit again.
The fol'owing bills were then reported from
the engrossing committee, and, after some
debate, were passed and sent to th? Senate:
Bill to amend section 279 of the Code of Pro?
cedure. This is a measure to abolish the office
of stenographer of the Second Judicial Circuit,
in order to get rid ot the present' incumbent
ofthat office, "Who bas made himself obnoxious
to some of the representatives.
Bill to incorporate the Palmetto Fire Engine
Company, of Columbia.
Bill to amend ibe charter of the Town of
The first of the above measures provoked a
lively little altercation between Bras, of
Georgetown, and Myers, of Beaufort, culmina?
ting in the following-dignified dialogue:
Myer?. (Interrupting Byas, who had the
floor.) You're a scoundrel.
Bya?. You're another.
Myers. You call me a Har-you are one. I
will prove you a thief.
Byas. You're a Har. I defy you to expose
me; but I will expose you, Ac!, &o.
I mention this, not because it is a very un?
usual ecene In the Souse, and still Je?s from
any motive of dislike toward either Byas or
Myers, but because the new member Irom
Charleston, unaccustomed as yet to the pecu?
liar style of debate in this menagerie, called
the members to account by demanding that
they be brought to the bar of dbe House and
required to apologize. It is almost needless
to tay that this resolution did not pas.?, and
after an interchange of Pickwickian apologies
from their own seats,the honorable gem lernen
continued their tilt, with slightly modified
abuse, until the House adjourned. PICKET.
THE KU-KLUX TRIALS.
Making Ready for Decisive Action-Ar
ralgnment of R. Hayes Mitchell-Ob?
jections of tbe Defence and Hullng of
[SPECIAL TELEGRAM TO THE NEWS.]
COLUMBIA. S. C., December 12.
In the Ku-Klux Court to-day application
was made for an authorization ot the sum?
moning of witnesses at the government ex?
pense, and the court decided to give no such
orders until the prisoners Indicted in the case
of the United States v?. B. Hayes Mitchell, and
others, from York County, for conspiracy, had
been ca led up.
The defence severed for the challenge of
Jurors and the government severed for trial.
R. Hayes Mitchell was then arraigned. The
jury, as empanelled, consists ?I two whites
aud ten blacks and mulattoes. The defence
objected to the right of the prosecution to set
aside witnesses. The court decided that the
prosecution bad this right by custom The ob.
jectlon of the defence was reserved, and will
be argued upon the motion in arrest of judg?
THE PROCEEDINGS ON MONDAY.
An Absurd Theory <-? the Prosecution
Shewn up-The Pro. ec ut or? Getting
Uneasy and Losing their Temper.
COLUMBIA, December ll.
In the Ku-Klux Court, this morning, Mr.
Sianberry cited lurther authority to sustain the
position taken by the defence relative to the
measure of punishment lor those prisoners
who had, for some reast n or other, confessed
to having violated the enforcement act as ap?
plied to the right of suffrage. It bad been con?
tended by the defence all through this argu?
ment that, besides the probability that the law
ls unconstitutional, lt was perfectly absurd lo
follow the course endeavored to be put upon
them by the prosecution, viz: finding a maa
guilty under one section and punishing him
under another. The animus of the prosecu?
tion may be measured; if not the correct pun?
ishment these men should receive. Mr. Stan
berry's argument was very thorough, and nu?
merous authorities were brought forward to
fully sustain hi* position. The Idea in Itself ls
perfectly ridiculous, when it ls taken into con?
sideration ibat ihe punishment to which the
men are liable who bave plead guilty, under
thc section they have violated, la but one year,
at the utmost limit, and a small fine; whereas
If they were sentenced according to the sec?
tion th. t the prosecution have urged should
measure tbe punishment-section 6-the pun?
ishment could be Increased to five thousand
dollars floe and ten years' Imprisonment.
Mr.' Chamberlain occupied a small part of
the morning hour la reply to Mr. Stanberry,
making no new points regat ding the purpose
of i he count under section six, except that al?
ready mentioned, and claiming that the meas?
ure of punishment therein marked should be
Mr. Reverdy Johnson then closed, in a
thorough overhauling of the law, showing up
many weak placeB in it, and deducing Btrong
arguments to show not only as a matter ot
right and Justice, but as plain facts and sou ml
common sense, the prisoners could not be put
In a position so unlatr as that In which :t had
been the purpose of ike prosecuting officers to
place them. He literally tore the enforcement
act to pieces, and the act of 1871 fared no bet?
It must strike one very singularly tha>,
even it ihe charges against these men are
true, they should be punished in these days
of liberty under ihe operation of an ex post
facto law. The ground assumed by tile pros?
ecution Saturday, that the nets of Intimidation
were commute:! under the operation of a con?
spiracy, antecedent to thc passage of the law
tinder which they are now being tried, and
that the conspiracy then existed, and had
since continued to exist, and therefore brought
these prisoners properly before the court, re?
ceived the attention of Mr. Johnson, who not
only showed where any such proceedings
were superlatively out of place, but that, to
follow np the precedent, the word liberty was
but a mockery. That the rule once a ct iminal
always a criminal was a very poor one to
Af>er the arguments were closed, the court
announced that they wonld not render a deci?
sion until ihe prisoners came up for sentence.
The case of James William Avery and
others, cbarged with conspiracy and murder,
was then called up. This ls the case in which
lt had been agreed upon to make the objec?
tion as to the jurisdiction of ihe court, and
wherein the division arises which will be cer?
tified to the Supreme Court for final settle?
ment. Time was given for the defence to put
the matter in proper form. Other cas? s were
called, in one of which a new count bad been
introduced embracing the right to bear ai ms,
and to which th? counsel for the defence ob?
jected. Argument followed upon this, which
occupied the attention of the court until near
the time of adjournment.
The prosecution are losing their temper; and
under the sturdy blows, sound logic and legal
drubbings they receive duiing tho progress of
the defence, they commence to wriggle con?
siderably, and find doubtless they have not
such an ea?y job before them P.3 they antici?
pated. Only io-day, lu the cou: se of his argu?
ment, Mr. Johnson said of a certain point.
"My mind ls too blunted to see It: age ls dith?
ered." Mr. Corbin broke In with the remark,
"Lost your eyesight." A short time will doubt?
less demonstrate which side can see most
An interesting habeas corpus case came up
later in the day in which a return rendered bv
the commanding officer of Yorkvllle, Colonel
Merrill, was helo insufficient. He thereupon
made an amended return, which sets forth
that murder had been confessed to him 6ome
time last October, and that the party so con?
fessing had been turned over to the marshal.
Mr. Wilson, one of the counsel for the de?
fence, has been quite HI.
It has been decided that applications for wit?
nesses to beb. ought at government expense
must be made in open court.
THE DYING PRINCE.
THE VERI' LATEST BULLETINS FROM]
The Prince of Wales Pasg.d an Unquiet
?vemng, bat the Case not Hopeless.
LONDON, December 12-5 A. M.
The Prince of Wale?, accordiog to the
official dispatch just received from Sandring?
ham, passed a very restless night. There are
no signs of improvement in his condition,
and death from suffocation may occur at any
moment. HU strengih is les?, and what
sleep he has is followed by restlessness and |
unquletude. The chest symptoms are bad.
The Princess of Wales ls greatly exhausted,
and the Prince's eldest sister, the Crown
Princess of Germany, is hourly expected at j
The excitement in London and in the prov?
inces ls greater than during the Crimean
LONDON. December 12-2 P. M.
The Prince of Wales is si lil living. A San?
dringham dispatch dated eight A. M. says the
Prince had a restless night, and the delirium
is constant A later dispatch (noon) Bays the
Prince was very restless all the morning, and
that bis comluion ls unaltered.
In accordance with the request of the arch?
bishop ol Canterbury, prayers for the recovery
of the heir aDparent were introduced in the
services io all Anglican churches. In Roman
Catholic churches, Jewish synagogues aud
dissenting chapels special prayers were offer?
ed. The feeling of grief for the present and
uneasiness for the future is profound and
Business is almost wholly suspended
throughout the country. Telegraph lines are
blocked with the multitude of messages sent
to and fro concerning the Prince. Tue tele?
graph Une to Sandringham has been closed to
the general public, because the wire was bur-1
dened with messages to the Queen from
charlatans, quacks aud officious persons ten?
dering medical advice.
SANDRINGHAM, December 12-5 P. M.
Waled has been somewhat less restless this
afternoon. His general condition ls un?
The royal yacht Victoria and Albert was dis?
patched to bring the Princess Victoria, wife ot
the German Prince ImperiaLgo Eueland.
LONDON, December 12-9 P. M.
Unofficial advices in reference to the Prince
are not hopeless. The patient's voice remains
SANDRINGHAM, December 12-10 o'clock.
Wales passed an unquiet evening, but his
prostration does not increase.
NEWS FROM WASHINGTON.
WASHINGTON, December 12.
The Supreme Court adjourns from the 22d
December to the 2d of Januar}'.
In the Senate Mr. Sumner intro i need a bill
for mixed schools In the District ot Columbia,
and urged early action. He hoped th? exam?
ple would be speedily followed In the States
west. The lollowlng was Introduced :
Resolved, That the committee on finance be
requested to Inquire into the expediency of ]
exempting from the payment of customs du?
ties all materials, including iron ties. Imported
Into the United States which are used tor the
purpose of baling or bagging cotton.
Morton's motion to adjourn sine die on the
third Monday of May. was amended with the
proviso that no adjournment take place until
the reduction of the tariffand civil service bill
In the House the committee on expendi?
tures was directed io examine the financial
condition of all the departments. Faros
worth's postofflce hill was passed. The Hil to
pay Interest due Soul h Carolina was referred
to the claims committee. Adjourned.
FAILURES IN NEW TORR.
NEW YORK, December 12.
The Ocean Bank has been thrown out. by the
Clearing House. Wm. M. Tweed, a director,
slated that the failure was occasioned by the
stringency in the money market. It ls thought
thar, above seventy-five per cent, of the de?
posits will be paid. A receiver has been ap?
pointed. The failure of tho cotton firms of |
Wm. P. Wright & Co. and John Seayctoft are
announced-said to be In consequence of the
stringency of money. There is an unauthen?
ticated rumor that the Union Square National
Bank had suspended.
THE SPECTRE ROUGE IN NE If YORK.
NEW YORK, December 12.
There was a stormy meeting of the Inter?
nationals last night.' which adopted, with
wild applause, a reeohuion to parade next
Sunday. All working women and citizens
are Invited to Join the procession. A commit?
tee was appointed to ask Governor Hoffmann
for the protection of thc State, and to Inform
tbe police of their determinal loa. The meeting
adjourned amid wild cries of ''Vive la Com?
mune !" 'Vive L' Internal ionale !"
It is stated that ex-Judge Edward Pierre?
point and other eminent lawyers have volun?
teered lo d?tend the Internationals if any ot
them are arrested.
TBE PROCEEDINGS OF CONGRESS.
WASHINGTON, December 12.
The committee on elections decided that
Clark (Rep.) and Herdon (Dem.) from Texas
were entitled to be sworn In upon pi ima lacie
evidence. This decision does not effect the
A CHANGE IN HAVANA.
HAVANA, December 12.
To-day and henceforward the regular troops
will occupy the Moro, Cubana and Principe
Fons. Valmaseda thanks Hie relieved volun?
teers for the manner In which their service
was performed In the past two years.
SPARKS FROM TUE WIRES.
-The Btnall-pox in Brooklyn is increasing.
-The telegraph strike in Euglatidcontlnues.
The people are beginning to complain.
-The Mormons continue to yield a ready
obedience to ihe processes of ihe courts, and
the roads io the mines are open.
-Julllen lias absconded from New York
with the proceeds of the late concert and ball
given to the Grand Duke. The runaway owes
his musicians $7000.
THE WEATHER THIS DATS
WASHINGTON, December 12.
The barometer will probably fall very gen?
erally on Wednesday, in the Gulf and Atlantic
states, with cloud and rain to-night in the
Gulf States, and threatening weather on Wed?
nesday from the lower lakes, to the middle and
South Atant.lc coast.
Yesterday's Weather Reports of the
Signal Service, U. S. A.-4.47 P. JH..
* Local Time.
Augusta, Qa.... 30.00;
Key West, Fla.. 30.12
Knoxville, Teas. 30.04
Memphis. Tenn io.oo
Mt. Washington. 29.65
New Orleans.... 30.13
Portland. Me.... 3D.63
St. Louis. 29.80
tfiimuurtonJjl o. 30.14
NOTK -The weather reoort dated T.47 o'clock,
this morning, will be posted In the rooms of the
cnamber or commerce at 10 o'clock A. M.. and,
together with the weather chart, may (by the
courtesy of the Chamber) ba examined by ship?
masters a', any tims daring the day.
"Il Trovatore" at the Academy.
The audience at (he Academy of Music last
night was, in numbers, a great improvement
upon that of Monday; but the Formee-Habel
mann Opera Company, unless Charleston has
lost all its musical taste, should attract a
throng sufficient to fill the Academy from pit
to roof-tree. Not only is lt ihe best opera
company we have had in the Atlantic States
since the war, but It is one which, with alight
additions to the chorus and orchestra, might
challenge the criticism of a metropolitan au?
dience. We have, Indeed, seldom seen II Tro?
vatore better peformed than it was last night.
The audience were curlouB to hear the
tenore robusto, Mr. Carl Beaunard, who made
his d?but ss Manrko. He has a powerful and
resonant voice of extreme compass, and sings
with a lusty vehemence which produces in
most of Verdi's music an electrifying effect.
The Di QuellaPira, for Instance, was deliver?
ed with so much fire that the audience insist?
ed upon Ks repetition. At the same time, the
very qualities which make Mr. Be nu nani so
successful in this Inspiring air prevent him
from doing full Justice to Manrico's opening
serenade and to the pathetic Ah! si ben
mio. Mr. Beaunard received a h'ghly natter?
ing welcome, which he fully deserved. The
role of De Lima was assigned to Mr. Wilhelm
Formes, whose rich mellow baritone was con?
spicuous in II Balen, which air was, very
properly, encored. In the recitatives Mr.
Formes shone brightly, and we do not re?
member a finer blt of singing than the finale
to the first act, which caused the audience
to call Mlle. Roeetti, Mr. Formes and
Mr. Beaunard before the curtain. The
prima donna, Mlle. Roseltl, was an acceptable
Leonora, one of the most exacting roles in the
operatic r?pertoire. Her ho^d upon the atten?
tion of the audience reached a climax in the
famous fourth act, where both acting and
singing were admirable. The well known
cavatina D'Amor sulla rosa was very finely
rendered. Mlle. Dzluba, ol whom we expect?
ed a great deal, more than scaned a critical
audience. To a full mellow contralto voice,
she adds the charm of a smooth melodious
delivery. The Stride La Vampa and the
familiar sleeping" song were delicious bits of I
artistic work*, and in the tbhd act, in partlcu
lar, her acting was as fine as her singing. M.
Janiczkl (Ruiz) has a full b-.ss voice, and did
full justice to the part.
The orchestra were in excellent order, and
the chorus, recovered from their fatigue, ac?
quitted themselves well throughout. In the
chorus ot soldiei s. In the Miserere, and In the
finale lo the second act, their precision and
sustained power were particularly noticeable.
In conclusion, we need only say that they who
neglect to visit the Academy of M?sle, during
the engagement of the Formes-Habelmann
Company, will miss a musical treat of no ordi?
To-night Goiind'? Faust will be performed;
for the first time we believe, In Charleston.
The prospect ls that the house will be Jammed.
The Cliy Hallway Company.
The directors of tills company have resolved
not to run extra cars lor the benefit of visitors
to the Academy of Music; excusing them?
selves upon the plea of their duty to their
stockholders. It 6eems to us that the same
argument would Justify the company In run?
ning cars only during the busy hours of the
day, and in allowing no car to leave the termi?
nus until It had a lull load. The company,
by sending cars to ihe Academy of I
Music, run a risk of what ? Two dol- f
lars or three dollars, or lour dollars
a night. And lor this paltry sum the
company are willing to Inconvenience a large
number of citizens, and lo strike a heavy blow
at ihe welfare of the city. We try lo make
Charleston a pushing and progressive place,
and ihe City Railway Company second the
efforts of the people by withdrawing their reg?
ular cars at nine o'clock at night and by re. I
fusing a couple of extra cirs to audiences of J
six and seven hundred persons. This policy
will not pay In the long run. And the eooner
thc Railway Company come to this conclusion
the bettor for them and for the public.
Dan Rice Coming.
The well known Dan Rice, with his monster
circus company, will be In Charleston about
Chrlstmas-tlme, and all the young folk will
Bet to work at once to save up their pennies.
With the exception of a brief engagement in
Charleston with Stone & McCollum's Circus,
in 1850, this will be Rice's first professional
visit to the Atlantic t tate?. The distinguished
stranger and his horse opera may look for a
CHARLESTON CITY RAILWAY COM?
CHARLESTON, S. C., December 12,1871.
Ata meeting of the board of directors of |
this company, called by thc president, be brought
to their attention an application which had been
mnde to run extra cars to the Academy of Music,
at the conclusion of the operatic performances.
On examination, lt appearing that the expenses
of running extra cars after schedule hours at
night, during the past two years, have always
been In exeeavof the receipt?, lt was
Resolved:. That the board of directors, however
de imus of accommodating the pnbltc. do not
feel Justified, in view of their relation to their
stockholders, lu acceding lo the application
Resolved, That the company will continue to run
extra cars, arter the regular schedule hour, at
night, on application, provided compensai lon ls
made sufikieut to defray, in whole or in part, the
expenses incurred thereby.
Extract from the Minutes.
EVAS EDWAHDS, secretary.
Hotel Arrivals-December 13.
Wm. Poister and son, South Carolina; W. L.
Hodges, Grahamvl le; M. H. Seymour, Chester; J.
L. Mcculloch, Sou'h Carolina; Wm. T. Lightfoot,
J. D. Woolfe, Orangeburg; D. B. M. Lawrence
South carolina; W. II. Cannon, Jr., S. D. Russell j
St. Stephen's; W. D. Snowden, Klngstree; Mrs. E.
Jenkins, Georgia; T. E. Raysor, George's station;
W. McBlalr, South Carolina; R. F. Felder, Claren?
don; J. J. Oonyers, Clarendon; E. T. Robert si
lady, child and nurse, Suiter's; B. Greig, Monck's
Corner; G. A. Huggins, Miss Ida J. Huggins, Jesse
Q. Hugglas, Manning; H. B. Flanlgan, Bldgeway;
B. Bones, Bamberg.
J. Gorham, Savannah; H. J. Steele, Grand
Opera; S. P. Glloert and nurse, Mrs. Ed. Clarke,
Kiss Everett and maid, New York; C. E. Stlner
Bon, Columbia; B. H. Bead. Georgetown.
Dr. F. Hunter, Washington; A. B. Tinsley, Ma?
con; J. M. Johnston, New York; G. Bappold, Au?
gusta; J. C. Burkhalter, South Carolina: L. Lipp
mao. Georgia; P E. Wise, South Carolina; Wm.
Haltawanger, Ninety six; S.;G. Garner, D. K. How?
ell, J. P. Garrick, South Carolina; W. H. Webb.
Newberry ; S. C. CrOrg, Laurens; H. M. Gibson,
Columbia; A. Hn-cheson, Georgia; Geo. F. Phelps,
New York; C. D. Malack, U. A. Ball, L. Lang,
Pennsylvania; E. W. Moise, Sumter; R. B. Fiad
ger, Mara's Bluff; J. K. Heath, Jr., New York; W.
B. White. South carolina; Jas. Cooper, Beaufort;
M. O. B. Clough, Alabama;L. D. ciarte, Louisville;
C. G. Wynne, New York; A. P. Jordan, G. Cam
sbeli, wife and son, ?oath Carolina; Mr. and M'S.
R. E. Lee, Virginia; Chas. Hamberg, Columbia;
G. A. St?rmer, Augusta; J. W. James, Savannah.
M AL IX H O OD .
YOONG & BISI.M? 6BNER1T?0N
The vegetative powers of life are strong, but In
a few years how often the pallid hue, the lack-lus?
tre eye, and emaciated form, show their baneful
influence. It soon becomes evident to the observ?
er that some depressing influence ls checking the
development or the body. Consumption Li talced
of, and perhaps the youth ls removed from school
and sent into the country. This ls one of the
worst movements. Removed from ordinary di?
versions of the ever-changing scenes of the city,
the powers of the body, too much enfeebled te
give zest to healthful and rural exercise, thoughts
are turned Inwardly upon themselves.
If the patient bea female the approach of the
menses ls looked for with anxiety as the first
symptom In which naturels to show her saving
power In diffusing the circulation and visiting the
check with the bloom of health. Alas I increase
of appetite has grown by what it ie l on. The
energies of the syBtem are prostrated, and the
whole economy ls deranged. The beautiful and
wonderful period in which body and mind under?
go so fascinating a change from child to woman
ls looked for In vain. The parent's heart bleeds
In anxiety, and fancies the grave but walting for
FOR WEAKNESS ARISING FROM EXCESSES
OR EARLY INDISCRETION,
attended with the following symptoms: INDIS?
POSITION TO EXERTION, LOSS OF POWER,
LOSS OF MEMORY, DIFFICULTY OF BREATH?
ING, General weakness, Horror of Disease, Weak
Nerves, Trembling, Dreadful Horror of Death,
NlghtSweats, Cold Feet, Wakefulness, Dimness of
Vision, Langor, Universal Lassitude of the Muscu?
lar Sy( tem, often Enormous Appetite with Dys?
peptic Symptoms, Hot Hands, Flushing of the
Body, Dryness of the Skin, Pallid Countenances
and Eruptions on the Face, Pain in the Back,
Heaviness of the Eyelids, Frequently Black Spots
flying before the Eyes, with temporary Suffusion
and Loss of Sight, Want or Attention, Great Mo?
bility, Restlessness, with Horror of Society.
Nothing ls more desirable to such patients than
Solitude, and nothing they more dread, for fear
of themselves; no repose of manner, no earnest?
ness, no speculation; but a harried transition
from one question to ano' i. er.
THESE SYMPTOMS, IF ALLOWED TO GO ON
-WHICH THIS MEDICINE INVARIABLY RE?
MOVES-SOON FOLLOW LOSS OF POWER,
FATUITY AND EPILEPTIC FITS, IN ONE OF
WHICH TnE PATIENT MAT EXPIRE.
During the Superintendence of Dr. WILSON at
tho IILOUMINGDALE ASYLUM, this sad result
occurred to two patients. Reason had for a time
left them, and both died of epilepsy. They were
of both sexes, ami about twenty years of age.
Who can tay that their excesses are not fre?
quently followed by those direful diseases, IN?
SANITY and CONSUMPTION f The records of the
INSANE ASYLUMS, and the melancholy deaths by
Consumption, bear ample witness to the truth of
these assertions. In Lunatic Asylums the most
melancholy exhibition appears. The countenance
ls actually sodden and qnlte destitute; neither
mirth nor grief ever visits lt. Should a sound of
the voice occur lt ls rarely articulate.
" With woful measures wan despair
Low sullen sounds their grief beguiled."
While we regret the existence of the above dis?
eases and symptoms, we are prepared to offer an
Invaluable gift of chemistry for the removal of
IMPROVED ROSE WISH
Cures secret and delicate disorders in all their
stages, at lltt.e expense, little or no change In
diet, no Inconvenience, and no exposure. It ts
pleasant la taste and odor, Immediate In Its ac?
tion, free from all injurious properties, superse?
ding Copaiba and all other nauseous Compounds.
FLUID EXTRACT OF BUGHU.
There ia no tonic like IL It ls an anchor of hope
to the physician and patient. This ls the testi?
mony of all who have nsed or prescribed lt.
Beware of counterfeits snd thof e cheap decoc?
tions called Buchn, most of which are prepared
by self-styled doctors, rrom deleterious ingre?
dients, and offered for sale at "less price" and
"larger bottles," Ac. They are unreliable and
Ask for Helmbold's. Take no
PRICE $1 23 PER BOTTLE. OR SIX
BOTTLES FOR $6 50.
Delivered to any address. Describe symptoms In
HELM BOLD ??S
Established upward of twenty years, prepared by
H. T. HELMBOLD,
PRACTICAL AND ANALYTICAL CHEMIST,
No. 094 Broadway, New York,
No. 101 south Tenth street, Philadelphia, Pa.
a3?Sold by Drag gists Everywhere.^sa.
<?rrj ?00&3, Ut.
No. 244 King street, .
Exhibit this week the CHEAPEST GOODS F?R
TBE SEA-ON, In all departments._
FTRCHGOTT. BENEDICT & CO.,
No. 244 King street.
DRESS GOODS DEPARTMENT.
Examine onr SILK VELOURS and JAPANESE
POPLINS, at 90 cents
Japanese Robes, full Dresses, only $8 50
Silk Velvet, 30 In. wide, only $6, worth $10
Velveteens reduced from $1 so to $126
One case Black Alpaca, 4-4. only 25 cents
One case Colored Alpaca, 25 cents
Ali other Dress Goods, Cloaks and Shawls, greatly
F?RCBGOTT, BENEDICT & CO.,
No. 244 King street.
THE CHEAPEST AND NICEST
CAN BE BOUGHT AT
FURCHGOTT, BENEDICT & CO.'S.
No. 344 King street. ?
We received 200 more or those nice SETS (CAPE >
AND MUFF) OF FURS for $3 only
children's Sets Cape and Mufi, $2 only
Min Ks, Irmlne and Sable Furs.
Also Jackets, very cheap.
? wmiuv?wi uiuii
No. 244 King street.
For Sash Ribbons and Cloth
SEE BUSINESS NOTICE.
FMIM, BENEDICTS dO.,
No. 244 King street.
RECEIVED, OPBNHD AND RE ADV
ON MONDAY, DECEMBER 11TH,
AT LOW PRICES, A FULL UNI OF
Flannels. Ribbons. Bows.
No. 244 King street.
CARPETS ! CARPETS! CARPETS!
Body Brussels Mats
Three Plys Druggets.
All at reduced prices.
No. 244 King street.
A large lot of UNTRIMMED HATS, to be closed
ont cheap. Milliners will do well to call. nov20
Boots ano Slices.
JgJDITOR DAILY NEWS.
GENTLEMEN-Please announce through your
WHAT IS TO THE INTEREST OF ALL TO KNOW,
that from this day forward there will be a great
reduction In the prices of
FINE BOOTS, SHOES, TRUNKS. VALISES, CAR?
PET and COURIER BAGS, SATCHELS, AC,
Ac, at No. 121 Meeting street.
NOTICE I NOTICE I
Now In stock a full line of GENT'S SPORTING
and CAVALRY BOoTi. Special attention ls call?
ed to the "PRINCE ALEXIS" HUNTING BOOT
Cable Screw Wire Sewed.
Sold at a sm a:, margin or profit by
No. 121 Meeting street.
LADLES, MISSES, C LI LD REN, BOYS AND
will find In their Department a fine selection or
STAPLE AND DRESS BOOTS, SHOES AND
GAITERS. Sold low by
No. 121 Meeting street.
NOTICE TO PEDESTRIANS.
The'-OLD GENT'S SHOE," Just received, made
of best material to order.
The flt ls good, easy and stylish,
sold only at EDWARD DALY'S,
No. 121 Meeting street.
IN THE DRESS DEPARTMENT FOR
My stock ls complete, comprising all that ls NEW,
DURABLE and FASHIONABLE, great pains has
been taken with a view to flt and finish.
HAND AND CABLE-SEWED FRENCH CALF,
GLOVE-TOP AND CREOLE GAITERS, BROGANS
Besides always In stock my
INIMITABLE FRENCH CALF HAND-SEWED
that met with such rapid sale all spring and sum?
mer. The.prlces you know.
Call at EDWARD DALY'S,
No. 121 Meeting street,
novl5-wfmlmo On the Boulevard.
Cigars, Sobarco, Ut.
O N ? T BEAD TH I SI
selling off, on account of closing business,
CIGARS, PIPES, TOBACCO, AC.
The largest and be?t selected steck in the city at
cost, by L. LORENZT,
Corner Wentworth and King streets.
.31013 ?3(0 nretrrtM lowrtcua jo jojsudoid"
'aaaoHBos HVITIIAV . .
.ai9n.M99[3 stnpvn sjojaq ?foois josjisd
sm oniracxa oi poissnboa are sjasBtpinj -A*iio
oqi u| sasnou aiqisuodsai no IJBJP JO "USBO U.IJA
paiuBdraooDs 'uini oi papuaixa aispjo ire 'iei
.ap inonu* "Suma jo A"III|3BJ e 8u|AiS pa?quo
iliubjsuoo idax BI ssduisuq jo aun erq ot sapiuv
tie jo 3U301 jiotsB &j3;dtnoo pue oAisuaixa ny
joj eiqsiras 'coi 39udJU9 oj eojud is iras uso
a JO; a ia m -A'; [Bi sade g 63d Id J?ilVH0SH.a3??
AO Hxaos raooa SXHHX '?aautg OXTE o?s 'os
OO0T80I ONT RTOIO DKrHfllOV??SVJt UTI
-3H ONT aTvsaiOHAi NOisaiaviiO
?Of THE EEL ATI VES, FRIENDS AND
Acquaintances of Mr. and Mrs. WM. H. HARVEY,
and of Captain John -Carnlghan and family, ar?
rea peo t ru ?ly' in vi ted to attend the Funeral Services
of the Wire of the former, at ihe Mariner's church,
THIS MORNING, at 10 o'clock-.' decl8*
^^D?l?CKa^SRS. CHASETB E ? S
leave to inform her friends and former petrona
that she will resume her instructions in DANCING
at Hibernian Hall, on MONDAYS and THUBSDATB,
at half-past 3 o'clock.. Applications can be mada
every day, between 10 and 2 o'clock, at No. IM
Qneen street, or at the Han. * deelt-1*
^NATURE'S OWN REMEDY.-OER
TALN CURE FOR HEADACHE, Dyspepsia, Dis?
eases of the Kidneys, Ae.-SARATOGA PAVIL?
ION SPRING WATER. Try it. For sale by an
p*~ PUBLIC NOTICE.-THE BAFFLE
of the Charleston Charitable Association of the
FOUR SPLENDID WAREHOUSES, in Meeting
street, opposite Charleston Hotel, and other Pro?
perty, and UNITED STATES GOLD BONDS, Will
take place on the 36th DAT ot- JACTASTEIS?.
Certificates $5 decl2-ruths6?
ps* OFFICE CHIEF OF POLICE^
MAIN GUARDHOUSE, CHARLESTON, S. 0., DE?
CEMBER ii, mi.-Notice Is' hereby giren to
owners, occupants and agents of an Lots within
the City of Charleston, to have all Cellars, La?
trines, Vaults, Sewers and Dry Wells, within
their enclosnres, thoroughly emptied and cleaned
within ninety days, and the offal removed, In
accordance with the provisions or the City Ordi?
nance regulating all nuisances likely to endanger
the pabilo health.
Assistant Inspectors of health will be detailed
from the Police force to Inspect Cellars and Lots,
and note all nuisances, on or before the i st day of
January, and again on the 1st day of March, to
ascertain if reported nuisances have been re?
Bj order of th6 Mayor. ! .
JOHN C. MIN OTT, Chief of Police.
Official : JULIUS A. LBPBINOE, Clerk.
decll-T_j_??? ?? I '
pw OFFICE CHIEF Ol POLICE,
MAIN GUABDHOUSE, CHARLESTON, S. C., DE?
CEMBER ll, 1871.-The CHIMNEY CONTACTORS
are hereby notified that, in accordance with Or?
dinance, they are required to have an Office
where requisitions for Sweeps. may be made.
Pabilo N otioe of snob Office mast be given, Md
the law requires that the Contractors Shall give
notice, in public pri?t, of the'time and hoar the
Chimneys are to be swept.
Numerous complaints having been made of the
Inattention of tbe Contractors, they ace hareby
warned that the fine will be vigorously inflicted
tor any neglect, and the Police are inst meted
promptly to report .all violations bf said Ordi?
For the convenience of citizens, there wlH be a
Slate established at the Upper and one at the
Main Guardhouse, where complaints may be dany
recorded; and Chimney Contractors ai? required
to visit the Guardhouse of their respective Warda
dally, for the parp?se of noting such complaints
as may have been there recorded.
By order of the Mayor.
JOHN 0. M [NOTT, chief of Police.
Official : JULIUS A. LBPRINOE, Clerk.
decll-7 _ ''
?&~ THE CHARLESTON OHARiTA
BLE ASSOCIATION, FOB THE BENEFIT OF THE
FREE SCHOOL FUND.-OFFIOAL BATFLEB
CLASS NO. 242-MORNlNO.
0-7-1-69-76-35-3J6 - 6-27-15-31-33-66
CLASS No. 243-EVKNINQ.
G5-15 - 2-48-64-14-37-17- 66-36-78-73
As witness our hand at Charleston this 12th day
of December, 1871. FENN PECK,
JAMES GILLILA VD,
oct3 ?worn Commissioners.
pw O N MARRIAGE.-*5t
Bappy relief for Young Men from the effects
of Errors and Abuses In early life. Manhood re?
stored. Nervous debulty cared. Impediments
to Marriage removed. New method, of Meat.
mont. New and remarkable remedies. Booka
and Circulars sent free, In sealed envelopes. Ad?
dress HOWARD ASSOCIATION, No. 2 South
Ninth street, Philadelphia, Pa. octia
>?-BATOHELOR'S HALB DYK-THIS
SUPERB HAIR DYE ls the best tn the looria--per
fectly harmless, reliable and instantaneous. No
disappointment. No ridiculous tints or unpleas?
ant odor. The genuine W. A BATCHELORS HAIR
DYE produces IMMEDIATELY a splendid Black
or Natural Brown. Does not stain the akin, bat
leaves the hair clean, soft and beautiful. The
only Safe and Perfect Dye. Sold by all Drag
gists. Factory No. 16 Bond street, New York,
jQ 0 N'T LET THE
GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY SLIP!
POSITIVE DRilYim JAN. 8, 1872.
THE SOUTH C V KO LI NA LAND AND
IMMIGRATION GIFT CONCERTS
Will take place
On tbe day appointed.
SECURE TOUR TICKETS AT ONCE !
ayAll Orders Strictly confldentiaL-??
2406 Gifts, amounting to.8500,000
The chances are unusually good-one ticket In
every sixty-two ls eure to draw a prize.
Orders for Tickets received np ta the 6th of Jan
nary, after which time no more Tickets win be
SINGLE TICKETS $5 EACH.
COMMISIONERS AND SUPERVISORS OF DRAW INO :
General A R. WRIGHT, of Georgia.
General BRADLEY T. JOHNSON, of Virginia.
Colonel B. H RUTLEDGE, of Sooth Carolina.
Hom ROGER A. PRYOR, of Kew York.
Great inducement and redaction La price of
Tickets to Ciaos.
Remittances can be made to os, and the tickets
will be sent by ret urn mail by
CUTLER. CHADWICK, GARY & CO.,
Charleston, s. c., or oar Agenta
General M. 0. BOTLSB. JOHH CHADWICK.
General M. W. GABT.
Tickets can be procured of E. SEBRING A CO.,
and J. L. MOSES, General Agents, No. 84 Broad