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VOLUME XI.-NUMBER 1883.
CHARLESTON, THURSDAY MORNING, JANUARY 18, 1872.
EIGHT DOLLARS A
THE BRIDE OF A NIGHT.
MATILDA H EROS'S SECRET CALIFOR
F O RS IA MARRIAGE.
A California Lawyer infatuated with
a Brilliant Actress-A Secret Marriage
and a Brief Honeymoon-The Separa?
tion-Cont ea ting her Flrat Husband's
[From tbe San Francisco Chronicle, March 7.]
The announcement that the last will and
testament bf the lamented Henry Herbert
Byrne, which was yesterday flied in the Pro?
bate Court, ls to be contested, will, doubtless,
create a general surprise, eren amoDg those
tolerably familiar with his history. Tbe legal
proceedings in the case will Inevitably make
public the romantic incidents ol an unfortu?
nate and painful passage In Mr. Byrne'* Hie,
which has hitherto been kept carefully con?
cealed; but there is, of course, now no good
reason for longer withholding the facts which
we would otherwise, in deference to the
wishes ol the friends of the deceased, have
gladly alloted to remain buried with the
secrets of the dead past
. Mr. Byrne was secretly married In this city
on the 10th of June, 1854, to the celebrated
acres*, Matilda Agnes Heron, who is now en
route to San Francisco, lor the purpose ol con
tearing the will as the legal wile of the deceas?
ed, and this fact renders it Impossible longer
to conceal the mesalliance, however painful
the revelation may be. At the time of this
marriage Miss Heron was In
THE ZENITH OF HER FAKE,
and was regarded as one ot the most talented
and fasclna> log actresses on the American
siage. Her Camille was oue of the best rep?
resentations of the emotional school. She
made her first appearance In this eily In 1653
at the old American 'theatre on Sansome
street, and met with the most brilliant sue- I
.ces?. She at once became an immense favor?
ite, and the newspapers ol this city, and at <
every place io the State, where she appeared,
teemed with the most extravagant praise of :
her histrionic powers. Moreover, her talent i
had secured recognition In other ways. She i
was an accomplished elocutionist, a writer of i
no mean ability, authoress ol several plays,
a woman of generous Impulses, intense feel
lng ?ad fascinating address-elements of char?
acter which drew to her 6lde
_ MEN OF GENIUS AND HIGH STANDING.
George WUkes,~of the New York Spirit ol ,
the Times, was then In San Francisco, and he
con tributed to the press here the most flatter- '
lng criticisms of her performances. Among 1
her visitors w<>re snob men as Judge Freeloo,
Edward Carpenter, Alexander Campbell, Jr.,
and other men of talent and position, and 11
"wine suppers and private reunions "followed I ;
?fast and followed laster,'' until, her Ute here I j
became one unceasing round of success and I
adulation. In all her host ol worshippers I ?
none were more thoroughly Infatuated than I,
.Harry Byrne, then a rising star In the legal 11
firmament of San Francisco, and he was so
.earnest and aseldlous ia his attentions that be I ,
?eon won the field, and the proud actress
yielded to bis suit I j
THE SECRET MARRIAGE. j.
In the latter part of May lt was decided that I j
gae sh o-lld return to'New York, fill an engage-1
meat In that city, and Mr. Byrne was to fol-11
low her at Its conclusion and bring her back, I
when she would retire from the stage iorever. I
As the day of her departure drew near, the I !
lovers decided to consummate their nuptuals I
at onoe; bat on account of the engagement 11
-she had yet to fill as an actress, Mr. Byrne de-11
sired to have the ceremony performed as I !
secretly as possible, and not made public until I ;
he should bring her back from New York at
the close ot her engagement and re tl racy I !
from the stage. Accordingly on the 11th of
June they were privately married by the Rev. 11
Jobn Maglnnls, pastor of the old St. Patrick's 11
Church, on Mission street, between Third and
Fourth st reet?, the district then known as the I '
Happy Valley, the only witnesses being a Miss I '
Jane Swain and Miry San nott. j j
A BRIEF HONEYMOON. I,
: The honeymoon lasted but five briet days, li
and on the 15th ot June the romani lc pair I :
bade each other a fond adieu, and the bride 11
sailed lor Panama on the Sonora, to fulfil the 11
engagement that was to be her farewell to the | :
stage, the young husband remaining behind
to attend to his business and to arrange his I
affairs, that he could Join the object of his |
Idolatry at the time agreed upon. Turning
his wnole attention now on bis business
afTalra, he soon arranged matters to his satis-11
faction, and within a short time sailed for 11
New York, buoyant with the good hopes and 11
high expectations love alone can inspire. He
remained with ber bnt a single night, and 11
tben their earthly life-paths diverged forever. I j
It ls only known of this paning that Informa?
tion affecting the young wife's conduct during I :
her absence was now given him, and that lt 11
must have been of Bach a character that the 11
sensitive nature could not overlook. With a | ?
heart weighed down with the agony of 11
THE WRETCHED TERMINATION j
of his beautiful dreams, the disappointed man I j
returned to S?n Francisco and sought "sur-1
cease of sorrow" In tbe concentration of bis
energler. in the field of usefulness In which he
occupied so Important a part down to the day
of hi s death. How feariul the effect of tnls I,
cruel blow on the heart of Harry Byrne can I,
only be conceived by those who understood I
che keenness of bis sensibilities, and the al
most morbid sensitiveness of his refined nature I ?
on points bf moral obligation. The name of
Matilda Heron, and the subject of bis unfor-1
t?nate alliance with her, was ever afterward a
forbidden subject In his presence, and he I
never alluded to the matter, even lo his bosom I,
A ROMANTIC FRIENDSHIP. I
The will itself bears on its face an evidence 11
of the romantic element in Mr. Byrne's Ba
ture. It ls said that when he first came to I !
this State, in company with Edward R. Car-1 !
penter, the young men made a mutual pledge
that whichever ol them should die first should I <
leave a will bequeathing to the survivor the I
bulk of his property. Mr. Byrne remembered i
his pledge, and In his will bequeathed almost I
bis entire property to Mr. Carpenter.
THE WILL TO BE CONTESTED. I :
MisB Heron left New York on Saturday last, j
and ls on her way here, it is reported, to con
test the will, and will arrive here in a lew I j
days. If she h legally Mr. Byrne's widow she
is entitled, ander the laws of this State, to I j
one-half of the property acquired since the
date ol the marriage. If she proves his mar- I ?
rlage, and that no divorce was obtained, she 11
of course subjects herself to prosecution ona,
charge ot bigamy, she having married a man |,
named Stoepel subsequently, and went by his
name. The entire estate of Mr. Byrne ls val-1 ?
ned at over $200,000, on a portion of which |,
there ls a mortgage of $50,000. |(
MATILDA HERON'S SECOND MARRIAGE. I ]
Some years ago-although lt is not known 11
that she was ever divorced from Mr. Byrne
the marriage of Miss Heron with a man
named Stoepel was publicly announced, and
she assumed bis name. In January, 1865, she I
^revisited San Francisco, registering her name
as Matilda Heron Stoepel. She played Camille
at Maguire's Opera House on tbe evening of
February 7, but had greatly lost her powers of
attraction, and her performance was a failure.
In June, 1865, she was reported to have In
Merited a fortune of $75,000 trom a brother I
who died In Philadelphia. The star of Matilda 11
Heron seemed to lall from the high Arma
ment ol publh favor as suddenly as it had I
arisen, and a few years after her return East I ;
from her second visit to this State the act ress
and the woman alike disappeared, never again
to return to the popularity she had lost She
had loved Stoepel, and married him because
ehe loved bim. He bad other motives; it was
not ber tal -nt ; lt was not her personal appear-1,
ance; lt was not her kind heart or good repu-1
tatton which attracted him.
HARRIED FOR HER MONET. i
It was tbe money which she had earned,
and the ability to earn more. It did not take I
long for the loving and deceived wife to dis-1
cover th!". Harsh things and eorrowlul
things are quickly forced upon our comprehen?
sion in this world. Matilda Heron no sooner
became convinced of this than she set about
to do what only her own generous and
peculiar nature could have suggested. "He
married me for my money," she said to her
friends, '"and he shall have lt." She at once
proceeded to make over to him In legal form
her house, her wardrobe, her diamonds, every?
thing of value which she had In the world. It
.was in vain that her friends attempted to dis?
suade her from a course so absurd from a J
utilitarian point of view. She was obstinate
In her purpose, and completed this sacrifice
by paying this man $1800 a year rent for the
very house which she bad deeded bim and
which she had paid for with her own hard
earned money. Of her husband It ls a sufficient
Indication of character to say that he accepted
SUBSEQUENT CAREER OF THE ACTRESS.
Matilda Heron had not heart for the stage
after this. She determined to earn her living
by teaching elocution. But her pupils were
lew, for the woman was now poor and ob?
scure. She removed from one residence to
another, trylog to live by economy when she
could not work. It was of no use. She was
forced again to try the Btage. But grief had
made sad havoc with her spirits-time dread?
ful inroads upon her attractions.
"You can never please the public with that
figure," said one manager to her.
'The public will look only at the heart and
brains of Matilda Heron," abe said, confiding?
ly. But her confidence was misplaced. The
public had found new Idols, and neglected Its
old favorite. Then she
WROTE NEW PLATS,
in which she hoped to attract with novelty.
One of them, lt ls remembered, was called
''The Belle oP'-eomewhere.
''It ls an excellent play," said the manager
who produced it for her, "but it needs a
The next that ls heard of this poor, broken
woman, she ls the laughing stock of a St.
L~uls audience, because of her misfortunes
and the negligence of her manner. They
speak of her now as "crazy," and perhaps
they are right. She has certainly bad trials
and griefs enough to make her so. Immedi?
ately after the fit-so in St. Louis, on tne 19th
of January last, some of her dramatic Irlends
in New York remembered her nobleness of I
heart manifested by ber liberality always
when she had means, sympathized with the
actress, now that the "world went hard with
her," and gave her a matinee benefit at Nib
Io's Garden. The receipts were over three
Slr Travers Twiss has resigned his office as
Queen's advocate general.
A largely attended meeting was held In
London yesterday to take preliminary steps
Tor organizing a copyright association, with
the design of protecting authors and publish?
ers. _ _
THE PORT ROYAL RAILROAD.
A Mild Howl from Savannah.
Our Savannah neighbors don't relish the
idea of the endorsement by the Georgia Rail?
road of the bonds of the Port Royal Railroad.
The Savannah Republican bowls at the propo- J
Bitlon in this fashion:
Augusta and Mr. John P. King have long
been In want of something; exactly what,
neither bas appeared to know. Both the city
and the Georgia Railroad have prospered, but
they have for years been casting about for
some movement that will, at least. Injure
somebody else, If it should not benefit them.
Ihey have, at last, after much deliberation,
hit upon the road to Port Royal as the great ?
desideratum, something that is destined to
make both the city and the Georgia Road rich
and happy. As tu the scheme itself, however
Augusta may feel about it, we shall* be
greatly mistaken should Mr. King tied
lt a very easy matter to convince the
stockholders of his road that the invest?
ment cf a minion dollars in order to get con?
trol of a railroad from Augusta to Port Royal
ls a wise and beneficent scheme. In our
humble judgment it Is a ridiculous one, viewed
as a mere business transaction. Augusta has
already two outlets to the sea. In direct line
of raliway to Charleston and Savannah; and
bow she ls to be materially benefited by build?
ing another to run between them, and nearly
or quite as long, we do not understand. She
has now a fierce competition for her freights,
and they are carried low enough In all con?
science. Her new road makes the third com?
petitor, and to get freight lt must take them
at still lower rates, In tact below the remuner?
ating point. We cannot see the wisdom of I
this. Indeed, the whole scheme looks to us [
like an open declaration of war by Augusta
against both Charleston and Savannah, whom
she ought to make friends ot and not enemies.
But let her go on with her Port Royal project;
she will get sick enough of lt before she gets
iii rough, should the contract just made be
ratified, and we believe it will not be.
A BUSY DA Y LS CONGRESS.
WASHINGTON, March 20.
1 the Senate, the Chicago relief bill was
discussed all day. Several amendments were
offered and rejected, and the bill finally passed
is originally reported.
In the House, a resolution Inquiring the
names and amount paid to newspapers for
publishing laws was adopted.
The bill in relation lo bridging tbe Ohio
River passed. It requires all bridges above
the mouth of the Big Sandy to have one span
not lees than ninety feet in height h above low
water and forty feet above highest water; all
below that point to have one span not less
than one hundred feet high above low water,
md forty feet above highest water, and all
below the Covington and Cincinnati Suspen?
sion Bridge to have In addi lion to such high
span a pivot draw giving two clear openings
of one hundred and sixty feet each.
The postoffice appropriation bill passed
The amendment Increasing the subsidy to the
San Francisco and China mall failed. The
proposal to make the malls semi-monthly and
increase tbe subsidy io one million dollars
failed by a vote ol 87 to 82.
JOTTINGS ABOUT THE STATE.
-Ex-Governor Bonham is about to remove
Co Atlanta, Ga.
-A movement is on foot to establish a male
icademy at Rock Hill, and a meeting is to be
held next Monday to consider the subject.
-Dr. Isaac Braach, a highly respectable cit?
izen of Abbeville, died at his home in that
place last Tuesday morning.
-The skeleton of Delonius Bigelow, who
disappeared lost December from Marion, has
beeu found in the woods. The manner of his
death Is still a mystery.
-Mr. P. B. Glass temporarily succeeds, as
Internal revenue collector fer this State. Mr.
R. M. Wallace, who bas lately been appointed
United States marshal.
-The grand jury of Union County in their last
presentment lo the Circuit Court declare that
the county Jail ls la a shocking condition of
tilth, and that the prisoners are systematically
starved and ill-treated.
-A State Convention of colored men Is to be
held in Columbia on Friday, the 29th Instant,
to elect delegates to the National Colored
Convention, which ls to meet in New Orleans
on the 2d proximo.
-The cutting and removing of granite from
the Statehouse yard In Columbia, which was
suspended for a short time during the session
af the Assembly, has been resumed, and the
parties engaged In it declare that they have
tull authority to do so.
-Colonel McKissIck, of Union, has gone to
Washington to look alter bis Interests in the
contested election case between himself and
Mr. A. S. Wallace for the Beat in Congress,
now occupied by the latter, and expects to
testify to some or the frauds that were prac?
ticed by his opponents during the election.
-The Columbia City Council has rescinded
the contract given to Mr. James M. Allen for
the building of a new city hall al $138,000, and
contracted with Mr. Clark Waring for the
same work at $86,500, which is a very practl
tical confession of something wrong lu the
firat contract, and an instance of what the
force of public opinion can accomplish, even
-The trial of Mr. W. E. Aiken for the al?
leged murder of Mr. John A. Clark began in
Winnsboro' yesterday. Mr. Clark, who was a
Republican official, was killed In a rencontre
with Mr. Aikeu last spring, and the friends of |
the latter declare that the killing was purely
an act ol self-defence. Attorney-General
Chamberlain conducts tbe prosecution, and
General Butler, Colonel Rion and Mr. McCants
appear for the defendant.
-The Paul Prya of the internal revenue de?
partment have discovered a number of al?
leged Irregularities in the use of tobacco
stamps by Messrs. White Bros., Miller A Rob?
ertson, While, Hill & Cunningham, Quaries &
Perrin and Wm. A. Hill, merchants of Abbe?
ville. It appears that in opening certain boxeB
ot tobacco they had failed to comply with
some of the thousand and one requirements
In regard to the stamps, and hence the in?
formation lodged against them by the vigilant
detectives, with doubtless an eye to the moie?
ties allowed by the law to informers. The
gentlemen named have gone to Columbia to
Bettie with the collector.
THE K?-ELUX CASES.
PROBABLE FAILURE OF TBE APPEAL
TO THE SUPREME COURT.
The Question of the Constitutionality
or the Enforcement Law? Again
Evaded by the Government Counsel
Clouding the Case with Technicali?
[SPECIAL TELEGRAM TO THE NEWS.]
WASHINGTON, February 20.
ID the Supreme Court to-day the case of tbe
United States vs. Charles H. Avery, et al, was
continued, on the motion by the attorney
general to dismiss the appeal for want of Ju?
risdiction. Hon. Reverdy Johnson made a
powerful argument against the motion to dis?
miss, and was followed on the same side by
Mr. Henry Stanbery. Attorney-General Wil?
liams closed for the government, arguing In
favor of the motion, and the court took the
case under advisement, and will give its de
olslon to-morrow morning.
This preliminary question, leading up to the
graver subject of the constitutionality of the
enforcement laws, has been argued with sig?
nal ability by the distinguished counsel for the
writ of error; but there ls, nevertheless, good
authority for stating that the court will not go
Into the merits ot the case at all, but will grant
the motion of Attorney-General Williams to
dismiss the writ of error. The court ad?
journed early to-day in order to give ample
time for consideration of the technical terms
Involved In the discussion.
THE RHODE ISLAND DEMOCRACY.
PROVIDENCE, March 20.
The Democratic State Convention to-day
nominated Olney Arnold for Governor of
Rhode Island. There was some debate as to
the propriety of sending delegation to a Na?
tional Convention which has not yet been
called, but the delegates were finally chosen
to represent the Stale in the National Demo?
cratic Convention, if one Is held. No resolu?
tions ?ore adopted. A State central commit?
tee- \.ai appointed, and the convention ad-.
THE REDEMPTION OF ERIE.
NEW YORK. March 20.
The Governor has signed the bill repealing
the Erle classification act. It ls believed that
the orders for the recent coup by which the
stockholders regained control of the road pro?
ceeded from Eagland, and lt Is stated that
only about one-eighth of the stock ot the com?
pany ls now held In this country. At yester?
day's meeting of the Erle directors, Superin?
tendent Bucker made a special report, show?
ing the general condition of the road good.
The offer of a loan of one million dollars from
Rlschoffsbelm A Goldschmldt, London, bas
ROUGH ON THE RAILROADS.
JACKSON, MISS . March 20.
The Supreme Court has decided that pay?
ments by all railroads to the State during the
war in Confederate money were illegal, and
that the indebtedness must be paid In green?
backs. The railroads owe large sums, and
this decision will relieve the Slate financially.
The court also decided that citizens are not
responsible for cotton destroyed by order of
the Confederate military authorities.
A PLASTER FOR WOUNDED HONOR
MONTGOMERY, March 20.
John G. Stanton bas brought suit in the
United Slates District Court of this State
against Robert Tyler, W. W. Screws, and Mr.
M. Cooke, editors, and W. W. 8crews and M.
J. Williams, publishers and proprietors, of
the Montgomery Dally Advertiser and Mail,
for the sum of one hundred thousand dollars
for libel. The summons are made returnable
on the fourth Monday In May at Montgomery.
The defamatory matter ls alleged to consist in
the charge that Stanton attempted to rob and
defraud the State and people ol Alabama, and
obtain money and other personal property
under false pretences.
SPARKa FROM THE WIRE.
-The Logan House of Altoona, Pa., was
partially burned yesterday. Loss $60,000.
-EdwardB, the New York emlgant swin?
dler, has been sentenced to five years' Im?
-Another Staten Island ferry-boat has been
attached to satisfy suits growing out of the
-The Brooklyn house-painters have struck.
The police are protecting the non-strikers.
-A Washington correspondent of the Tri?
bune declares that Judge Davis's letter ac?
cepting the workingman's nomination was a
forgery concocted by the newspaper corres?
NEW YORK FASHIONABLE PROMENADES.
"Burleigh" writes from New York to the Bos?
ton Journal: "Fashion rules the pavement on
which the upper-ten of New York promenade.
From ten to twelve, the great drill is on Fifi h
avenue, below Twenty-third street. From
two to four, the pavement on Broadway,
from Fourteenth street to Canal, bears a
floating tide of beauty and fashion. The cus?
tom is to walk down on the dollar side, take
au omnibus and ride up to Fourteenth street,
and so drift back and forth lor a couple of
hour?. The gentlemen meet this arrange?
ment by riding to Canal street, and then,
walking' up, meet the drift of gayety and
beauty arrayed In the gorgeousness of New
York outdoor belles. Lexington avenue
has a little quiet promenade of its own every
morning. This is a quiet street, without
cars or omnibus, and away from the drift
of travel. Ladies and gentlemen here meet
to promenade, or meet appointments to es?
cort their friends down town; and BO they
make the pavement a sort of "Lover's Lane."
Gentlemen who watch their wives or follow
their daughters, take a turn on Lexington
avenue. On Sundays Fifth avenue, above the
hotel, on what is called the Hill, Is a sight to
behold. While the costly churches on the line
of that fashionable thoroughfare are nearly
empty, the pavement for three miles Is packed.
No fashionable soiree or party ls more
Jammed. It is a moving panorama of beauty,
fashion, costly dressing, with jewels, feathers
and velvets, that New York ladies love BO
well to display. Ladles and gentlemen who
wish to be thought anything promedade on
Fifth avenue of a pleasant Sunday.
CtJNDURAVOO NOT A CURE IN CANCER.-Alter
a lengthened trial ot' this drug In the cancer
wards of the Middlesex hospital, the surgeons
at that Institution, Mr. DeMorgan and Mr.
Hulke, who carried out the Investigation, have
arrived at the conclusion that cundurango has
no effect whatever on cancer. At the meeting
of the clinical society of London on the 9th
Instant, papers were read bv these two gentle?
men on the Bubject, In which they distinctly
Btated that not one single Indication of im?
provement had been observed In any of the
cases treated by this alleged remedy. In
fact, the disease either ran its usual course,
or the patients showed symptoms ot derange?
ments of system which might fairly be attribu?
ted to the drug. Mr. DeMorgan alluded lo the
fact that a large number of persons in this
country, in the belief that the reports which
had come to us from certain Bources in Amer?
ica contained some truth, were paying exorbi?
tant prices for cundurango. He referred at
the same time to the alleged cures of cancer
by cundurango. Some ol' these had come
under his own personal observation, and he
lound lhat they were mere fabrications. A
feeling was strongly expressed at the meeting
of the society that the public should be made
aware ol the "utter worthlessness of cundurango
as a remedy for cancer. Many of those
afflicted by the disease are spending large
sums ol money in purchasing the drug, while
much valuable time for the employment of
other means of relieving, if not. Indeed, of
curing the disease, is being lost.- British Med?
ical Journal, February 17,1872, 196.
TBE ORE BAU CBURCB BOXE.
A Card from the Rev. A. T. Porter.
CHARLESTON', March 20,1872.
TO THE EDITOR OF THE NEWS.
Will you permit me to acknowledge the re?
ceipt of six barrels sweet potatoes from Mr.
W. E. H.; three barrels sweet potatoes from
Dr. H.; forty dozen eggs from Dr. H.; one hog
from Mr. C. 8. L ; one tierce middling rice
from Mr. L. for the use of the Orphan Church
Home; and, also, in response, so far, to the
bishop's letter, and my appeals recently sent
out: From Mr. J., fifty dollars; from Mrs. B.
and Y., twenty-five dollars; from Mr. J. S. F.,
an annual subscription-twenty-five dollars
1st April and twenty-five dollars In December.
I thank God and take courage, hoping this
work is exciting and winning the interest and
confidence of our people. Respectfully,
A. Tooms PORTER, Bector.
TBE COST OE ROYALTY.
Spicy Debate In the British Parliament
'apon ibe Proposal lo Investigate the
Expenses of the Crown-Royal Yachts
and Royal Robes-The Cost or Collar?,
Badges, Pageants and Fanerais.
LONDON, March 19.
A remarkable scene occurred in tbe House
of Commons to-night, when Slr Charles W.
Dilke's resolution to investigate the expenses
of the crown came up. Tbe speaker called up
Sir Charles for the introduction of the motion,
of which he bad already given notice. Vis?
count Bury rose to a question of privilege as
a member of Parliament. He said he had
taken an oath ol allegiance to Queen Victoria
and ber successors, and ss tbe member lor
Chelsea bad avowed openly that he was a Re?
publican, tbe Viscount wanted to know if,
with proper respect for the bonor of the Com?
mons, the member could be allowed to pro?
ceed without repudiating bis allegiance. Here
Lord Bury was interrupted by cheers and
shouts, and lhere was much confusion on all
sides. The speaker, as soon as the House was
brought to order, said he saw nothing incon?
sistent with the dignity of the House In al?
lowing the member from Chelsea to proceed.
It was no part of the speaker's duty to Inter?
Slr Charles Dilke then rose to put his motion,
amid great excitement and a storm of groans
and cheers. In a firm and moderate tone of
voice, he called attention to the civil list, and
then moved for the returns, showing tbe du?
ties of the auditor, to whom he makes his re?
ports, copies ol such reports for each year
since the accession of Victoria, the warrants
Issued by the treasury, with specifications of
the classes In which savings arose, ana to
Which accounts those ravings were trans?
ferred each year; a so, returns Bhewing the
Income and expenditures of the crown from
the Queen's accession to the present year, the
amount charged In the estimates for fees on
Installations, for robes, collars, badges, royal
presents, the conveyance of distinguished per?
sonages, the funerals of the royal family, for
the coronation, for the Journeys of the Queen,
the building and repairing of palaces, court
ceremonies, allowances to trumpeters, water?
men, marshals and chamberlains, and for ser?
vices of the royal yachts for ten years, and
finally for returns of the incomes from the
Duchies of Lancaster and Cornwall, and the
total amount paid the Prince of Wales. Slr
Charles, having succeeded In reading bis mo?
tion to tbe end, though frequently interrupt?
ed, proceeded then to support ll in a set
Derisive laughter was heard In all parts of
the House, In tbe galleries as well as on ibe
floor, during Its delivery, and the confusion
was at times so great that bis voice was inau?
dible. He opened by saying that possibly tbe
motion he offered was unprecedented. It was
time, therefore; tbat the proc?dent be estab?
lished. He would discuss tbe question of alle?
giance some other day. He denounced sine?
cures and useless offices like that of tbe Gov?
ernor of Windsor Castle, and wanted to know
on what principle of right Prince Teck and
Prince Arthur were allowed to occupy lodges
in tbe public parks. There was once some
justification In spending money lor royal
yachts, for his late Majesty William was a sailor
king; now we maintained four vessels of this
description for what reason ? The abandon?
ment .of the antiquated palace ot Si. James
was recommended long airo, yet thousands
were spent thereon annually. He admitted
tbat he had charged that the Queen paid no
income tax. This be had since learned was
not true; he, therefore, retracted the charge,
and admiited that he had been misinformed.
He concluded by asserting that the civil list
showed an Increase ol ten thousand Dounds,
and the taxpayers believed that a large portion
of ibe money was wasted.
Auberon Herbert, member for Nottingham,
seconded ihe motion. The House bad all this
time been noisy and tumultuous. When Mr.
Gladstone rose, however, order was restored,
and the members became attentive. Glad?
stone contradicted positively the statement
that the civil list bas Increased, and corrected
Sir Charles sharply on other points. "One
who assumed to Instruct the public,*' he said,
"must at least, be accurate." He denounced
as mischievous the speech made by the mem?
ber at Newcastle, and hinted that the success
of his motion would be equal to the success of
that speech. In conclusion, Mr. Gladstone
urged the House on every ground to reject
tbe motion. Mr. Herbert endeavored to speak,
out his voice was drowned with groans and ?
cries of "Oh, divide." The speaker Insisted
on the preservation of order, when all the
Conservatives and many Liberals left the
chamber. He attempted to continue his
speech, and declared that he prefe rred a re?
public to a monarchy. At this poi it, tbe in?
terruptions began again. Three attempts
were made to count out the House. Lord
George Hamilton called attention to the de?
monstrations of persons In the visitors' and
reporters' galleries, In violation of the rules.
The galleries were cleared, but were soon
afterward reopened. Afier several attempts
to adjourn, and various dilatory motions, the
House divided, wlih the following remit: For
the motion, 2; against the motion, 274. The
result was greeted with cheers and laughter.
THE WE AT BER TBIS DAY.
WASHINGTON, March 20.
The barometer will continue rising very
generally on Thursday east of the Mississippi,
with westerly to noriherly winds and contin?
ued clear and cold weather. It will fall over the
northwest with winds backing southerly, and
gradually eztend to Hie Ohio valley and over
the upper lake?. The brisk and high north?
westerly winds over the New England and
Middle States will probably diminish in force
on Thursday. Dangerous winds are not antici?
pated for the Gulf and Atlantic coasts, except?
ing the brisk and high northwesterly from
Cape Hatteras northeastward.
Yesterday's Weather Reports of the
Signal Service, U. S. A.-4.47 P. itt.,
Key West, Fla..
Mein pu ls. Tenn .
New Or lean-J....
NOTE.-The weather report dated 7.47 O'CIOCK,
ihlB morning, will be posted in the rooms of the
etiamber or commerce at io o'clock A M., and,
together with the weather chart, may (by the
courtesy or the Chamber) be examined by ship?
masters at any tune during the day.
CAPOUL ON TBE YANKEES.
What a Tenor of the Opera Comique
Think? of American Cooking-Ii lk?
wile Of American Swells.
[From tbe Paris Figaro, February 6.]
Grevler having had tbe Impudence to read
to one of bis comrades a letter from Capoul,
we have had tbe Indiscretion to copy over his
shoulder the following Unes. They are the
veritable travelling Impressions ot the ex?
ten or of the Opera Comique:
''CINCINNATI. January 1. 1872.
"What a conntry, my dear Grevler, this
America is ! Rivers so wide that it ls impossi?
ble to see from shore to shore, suspension
bridges with either end lost in the clouds, rail?
roads where you find good meals, good sleep?
ing apartments, and sometimes all the rest !
Immense theatres. In which your Varieties
Theatre might be hld on the left wing of the
stage; and hotels everywhere Immense, unit?
ing the telegraph, postofflce, book-store, con?
fectionery shop, and tobacco shop-all warm?
ed up by Innumerable steam pipes, and repre?
senting American comfort Toe cookery ls
detestable; soups, dish-water fearfully pepper?
ed, roast beef flavored with cloves and boiled
potatoes, and no getting away from lt.
"For activity, the arrangement of their
steam-engines, and their commerce In gene?
ral, tbe Americans are, perhaps, superiors.
The splendid situation o? their cities on the
banks of I a?nense navigable rivers, the rich?
ness of their coal mines aid them wonderful?
ly. But as to art and even civilization, oh !
la ! la! what a people I You may take the Infi?
nitely small aristocratic portions of the Ameri?
can people as absolutely English, for they
have all the English manners and appearance;
butas for the other class-the brokers, the
pivfflsts, the Barnum?, the business men-the
whole commercial portion in fine, yon will
find among them the oddest and most Ameri?
can type possible. In the streets and in the
hotels you find tail fellows incessantly chew?
ing the quid (excuse me) of friendship. They
wear long goatees with moustaches, and look
like Indian Bramlns as soon as they get old.
The peculiar characteristic ls no necktie, and
a big diamond ia the shirt front.
"Miss Nilsson is creating a veritable furore
In America; nevertheless' my own little star
doe<< not pale too much alongside of the shin?
ing light. I shall return covered all over with
dollars, and I might add with laurels If 1 was
a blowhard; but Tam only a tenor, and the
dollars satisfy me."
Hotel Arrivals-March 20.
J. M. Wilson, Newberry; G. W. Nallor. Dis?
trict of Columbia; J. W. Smith, Nichols, S. C.;
Be nj. Grugg, Mo nc k's Corner; W. M. Mc M ll!,
Leesville; B. D. Rollins, Williamsburg; Jno.
Falker, V. H. Crawley, Georgia; S. S. Shields.
Warren ton. Ga.; Phillp T. Barling, South
Carolina Railroad; W. S. Cami in. Williams?
J. M. McLean, G. McLean, V. Smith, J. 0.
Barker, MlssS. Purdy, MlssN. G. Purdy, New
York; H. P, Tuchmann, Philadelphia; A. J.
Hartley, Georgia; J. 8. FoBter, New York City;
D. Epstln, W. S. Monteith, Jos. Crews, Colum?
bia; J. P. Boyce, Greenville; H. A. Meet, Lex?
ington; C. D. Melton, Columbia; G. H. Martin,
J. B. Albert, Baltimore; E. W. Moise, Sumter;
E. J. Monroe, Miss Monroe, Miss Clark, D.
Titus, D. H. Turner, wire, daughter and maid,
E.P. Smith, New York; C. Hamilton, Ver?
mont; R. P. Nay, Manchester, England; W. J.
Georgia; B. S. Barnwell, Abbeville; N. A. Bull,
Orangeburg; M. Pollitzer, Beaufort; V. H.
Wright, Ohio; Miss M. J. Flanders, New York;
C. V. Hillyer, Florida; M. M. Walls, wife and
child. New York; J. T. Sutton and wife, Cam?
den*- Mr. and Mrs. John W. Swann, New York ;
S. Jones, Chicago.
Geo. W. Graves, Albany; C. H. Manson,
Columbia; D. F. Leahy, Lanrens; S. C.
Weatherby, Marlboro": Frank C. Gage, Mobile;
Mrs. J. R. Robbins, New York; Nell Warner
and wife, England; Wm. J. Whaling, Atlanta;
A. P. Gilbert, Miss Gilbert, Isaac C. Ogden,
New York; Wm. Reynolds, Boston; Mrs. J. B.
Cumlngp, Worcester; J. P. Taffc, Boston; J. L.
Little and wife, New York; Mr. and Mrs. D.
Headly, New Jersey; Mrs. C. Mera, Richmond;
Samuel L. Fuller, Michigan; A. Whyte,
Savannah; P. B. Delany, Washington; Horace
THE EFFECT OF LIGHT ON SMALL-POX.-The
Journal of the Telegraph Bays: "Among the
many Investigations now being made of the
chemical action of light, there are none more
interesting or more Important than those
which are directed to the observation of its
effects on the health. It has been observed
by Dr. Weber that the sensibility of the skin is
very much Increased In those parts ot the
body which are always exposed to the light,
and this difference has even been measured
by that eminent physician. The remarkable
fact is especially observable on persons suffer?
ing from small-pox, the severity ot the skin
disease being visibly augmented If the patient
be not confined In a dark room. Dr. Waters
has recently published a paper on this sub?
ject, In which he states that If the room be
darkened so that not a single ray can enter lt,
the effect Is to arrest the disease at the papular
or vesicular stage; lt never becomes purulent,
and the skin between the vesicles ls never in?
flamed or swollen; liquor sanguinis is not
changed inte pus. nearly all the pain and Itch?
ing are absent, and the smell ls, it not entirely
removed, greatly diminished. Another ad?
vantage, lmpi rtaut in a therapeutical point of
view, ls the assistance given to medicines, the
absence ot light Increasing the excretory pow?
ers of the skin.
THE NEW IMPROVED
WHEELER & WILSON
SEWING- MACHINE !
THE BEST IS THE CHEAPEST !
WHEELER & WILSON
AT THE LATE STATE FAIR, HELD AT
Why lt Should Have the Preference of
mil Others i
1st. Because lt ls the simplest.
2d. Because lt sews easier.
3d. Because lt sews faster.
4th. Because lt ases no Shuttle.
6th. Because lt makes less noise.
8th. Because It la more durable.
7th. Becauae lt has been before the public for
over twenty years, and hence lt ls no experiment
to try lt.
Ninety thousand more Family Machines sold
than bv any other Company. Its late improve?
ments set lt far ahead of anything in the market.
Adjusting and repa ring done promptly. All
Call and examine, whether wishing to parchase
WHYTE & HARRAL,
General Southern Agents,
IVO. 209 KING STREET.
Orri ?coos, Ut.
LOUIS COHEN ft CO.,
No. 348 KING STREET,
Beg leave respectfully to announce tnac they
are now In receipt of a complete Stock' of
SPRING DRESS GOODS,
COMPEiaTNO Di PAST ALL COLORS AMD SH AB HS,
MOHAIRS, VELOURS, ?
AND A FULL LHiK OF TBS BEST
LLAMA LACE POINTS.
All of wolca are offered at tue most.
PARTICULAR ATTENTION IS DRAWN TO OUR
* FULL LINES OF
WHICH HAVE BEEN MUCH REDUCED IN
A call ls respectfully solicitud.
LOUIS COHEN" & CO.,
NO. 248 KINO STREET.
m ct 4 tuthslmo
Drago at iTJrjolceale.
JN MEDICINE, QUALITY IS OP THE
PHILIP WINEMAN ft GO.,
DIRECT IMPORTERS OF
CHOICE DRUGS AND CHEMICALS,
NO. 35 HAINE STREET,
CHARLESTON, S. G.
PHILIP WIN SK AN. JOHN A8HHVE8T.
Beg respect folly to call the attention of PhyEl
dans, Druggists, Country Merchants and Plant'
era, to their extensive and complete Stock of
DRUGS, CHEMICALS, PERFUMERY, FANCY
GOODS, GLASSWARE, SURGICAL INSTBU
MENTS, PAINTS, OILS, DYE STUFFS
AND PURS LIQUORS,
All of which have been sol?ate 1 with great care
and particularly with reference to quality.
Many houses sell Medicines and Pharmaceutical
Preparations with regard only to cheapness; this
we avoid doing, "qulok sales and small pronta"
being oar motto. Physicians and Country Mer?
chants can rely on procuring at our establishment
none bnt pore aud reliable Goods; and we folly
guarantee every preparation that bears our label.
Mr. WINE If AN being a regularly educated Drag
gist and Apothecary, takes especial charge of the
Being Agents for the most approved PATENT
MEDICINES, can offer them at proprietors' prices.
We are in receipt, by recent importations from
Europe, or the following Desirable Goods:
Howards A Sons' London CALOMEL
Herring A Co.'s Blue Mass
Herrin* A Co.'s Medicinal Extracts
At Linsen A Blgger's Iodide Potass
Sargs's Pure Vienna Glycerine
English Conc'd Ammonite, in bottles
English Calcined Magnesia
Calvert's Carbolic Add.
Together with a full assoit ment of AMERICAN
CHEMICALS from she best makers.
We caa offer with great confidence to the trade
the following Desirable Goods or oar own mann
OLD CAROLINA BITTERS
Ext. Sarsaparilla and Queen's Delight
Essence Jamaica Ginger
Crystallized Worm Candy
Infallible Cough Specific
Improved Liver Pills.
The above articles are prepared with special ref?
erence to the diseases they are intended to care,
and are warranted In all cases to give perfect
SIXTY-FIVE FIRST PRIZE MEDALS
WM. KNABE & CO.,
GRAND. SQUARE AND UPRIGHT
These Instruments have been before the pabilo
for nearly thirty years, and npon their excel?
lence alone attained an an purchased pre-emi?
nence, whleh pronounces them unequalled lo
?-Ai; our SQUARE PIANOS have oar New Im?
proved OVERSTRUNG SCALE and the AGRAFFE
We would call especial atttent ion to oar late
Patented Improvements in GRAND PIANOS and
SQUARE GRANDS, found in no other Plano, which
brings the Plano nearer perfection than has yet
EVERY PIANO FULLY WARRANT?
ED FOR FIVE YEARS.
jtsTWe are by special arrangement enabled to
furnish PARLOR ORGANS and MK LO DEON'S of
the most celebrated makers, Wholesale aid Retail
at lowest Factory Prices.
Illustrated Catalogues and Price Lists prompt?
ly furnished on application to
WM. KNABE ?SC CO.,
Or any of our regular established agencie*.
ATTORNEY AT LAW AND SOLICITOR IN
THE COURTS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, AND IN
THOSE OF THE UNITED STATES.
Special attention given to business In the United
OFFICE AT GREENVILLE 0. LL, s. 0.
??0ti)ih0 ono kernigl)ing (goggs.
-.j - ' i??i tir--, .ia? '?-rs ititi airvt?'?
In order to Close Out our
We have Marked Down our
Now is the time to Buy
FIRST CLASS GOODS
At Extremely Low Prices,
CA LL, AND EX 11 MINK THE BI.
J. H. LAWTON & CO.
ACADEMY MUSIC BUILDING,
CORSER KINO ANO MARKET . 8TS.
8t0Ve0, &t. ?: :.
THE BEST STOVES,
ANO THE CHEAPEST ABE
THE NOBLE COOK,
LILY, CHALLENGE AND PAL?
THE BEST RANGED ARE ir
THE EMERALD. INDIAN QUEEN
AND HOT BLAST.,
The A gent a for the above are
J. B. DUVAL & SON?
NO. 887 KINO STREBT,
feb27-tuthJ One door north of Liberty street.
Drugs ano fEUcicines.
P^TJGST?I?DI?ED IC I NE T.
WHOLESALE <fc RETAIL.
DR. H. BAER,
NO. I3f MEETING STREET,
Oilers his Large and Well-Assorted stock of
Ac, Ac., Ac.,
AT THE LOWEST MARKET RATES.
Constantly on hand all the leading Proprietary
FRENCH, ENGLISH. GERMAN AND
FOUNTAIN SYRINGES, tbe best and most con
venleut for general use. >
Also, every other kind of Syringe known In the
Transes, Abdominal Supporters, Shoulder
Braces, Abdominal Belts, Physicians1 Sad die
Bags, Physicians' Pocket-Oases, Elastic stockings
and Medicine Chests.
Druggists' Glassware, or every description, a
the lowest rates, and a fall assortment of "Drag
Agent for Nattan's "Crystal Discovery for the
Agent for the "Kew York Medical University's"
Agent for Bison's Tobacco Antidote, and Up
barn's Antidote to Strong Drink.
Agent for the elegant preparations of W. R.
warr er A Co., or Philadelphia, consisting of a
fall line of Fluid Extracts, Sugarcoated Pills
Elixirs, Medicated Wines and Sympa, Licorice
and Pepsin Lozenges, Ac, Ac.
Spacial attention is directed to the following
articles of his own manufacture:
GERM AX SOOTHING CORDIAL !
Au excellent Carminative, invaluable in the
diseases incident to the period of dentition in
chile ren; as also ta colic, diarrhoea, dysentery,
and other infantile complaints. It ls superior to
other medicines used for this purpose, as lt ls en?
tirely free from any Injurious drag, and
CONTAINS KO ANODYNE 1
lt ls recommended by the best physicians, and
mothers may administer it with confidence
THE EXCELSIOR HAIR TONIC,
1B a caref ally prepared Dressing for the hair, at
once answering the purposes of hair oil, hair
wash, and hair tonic. It contains no sulphur,
lead, or nitrate or silver, and ls
NO DYE I
It will promote a healthy growth or hair, and
prevent their railing oat, and will not injure the
Baer's Improved Vegetable
A gentle Aperient, of purely vegetable sub?
stances, recommended for Dyspepsia, Headache,
Constipation, Ac, Ac
DOUBLE DISTILLED BENZINE,
for removing grease spots, and cleaning clothes.
None bat the Purest Drugs used, and satisfac?
tion guaranteed, both as to price and quality.
Order are solicited from Druggists, Phys clans,
Country Merchants, Planters and others, with the
assurance that they shall receive prompt and
careful attention. mch7-smosDC4W