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THE FLORAL EXHIBITION.
A JuhlLLIAST DI SP LA T AT THE VILLA.
The Art Gallery-Fruit? and Vegeta?
bles-A. Splended A ??ort me nt of Flow?
er*-The Grounds Illuminated-Manic
by the Citadel Band.
The Agricultural Society ef South Carolina
has always held a high place in the esteem
and confidence of the public. Their exhibi?
tions before the war were brilliant affairs,
and were regarded by all as true exponents
of what the fertile lands of the coast were
capable of, and what our various indnBtrleB
could accomplish. The crippled condition of
the society since the war bas, in a measure,
precluded these annual exhibitions, but the
old charm was still felt, and when it was an?
nounced that the society were about to give a
floral exhibition the call met with a cordial
response. The committee appointed for the
purpose made all necessary arrangements, ?
and received their recompense in the unani?
mous well-done of the visitors who attended
the opening of the floral exhibition yesterday.
THE RYAN VILLA.
The villa is Bltuated at the southwest corner
of Calhoun and Bulledge streets, and it re?
commends itself at once, by its location and
plan, for the purpose lor which lt is tempo
rarlly adapted. The handsome residence,
with the dome rising from amoog the green
trees and shrubberies, at once attracts atten?
tion, and the visitor enters the gate with con?
fidence. Passing along a smooth walk, the
first cjbject of interest Is.the spacious
in size sixty by forty feet. It is made lor the
purpose of affording a covering to plants
which might not safely be kept within doors.
Several large tent-flies are stretched at a suit?
able heighth from the ground, and beneath
these is a huge flower stand, extending the
whole length o? the tent, and rising, in a pyra?
midal shape, in four tiers. Gas has been in?
troduced in the tent, and five chandeliers
afford ample light. The tent ia one of the
most popular places on the grounds, and
THE DISPLAY OP PLASTS
beneath it ls already magnificent. The whole
space upon every Uer of the stand ls filled
with exquisite specimens of rare geranium
flowers. Among them tall lilies, white and
pink, geraniums In bloom, dainty fuchsias,
lovely pelargoniums, carnation pinks, pansies
and verbenas, are conspicuous. The gerani?
ums, however, form the principal part oi the
display, and their beauty Is praised on every
side, particularly the silver and gold leaved,
the scented, the zonale, and the double varie?
ties. A Perfection geranium, in full'bloom,
several lovely celare as, a Glorie de Nancy, and
others were particularly admired. This part
of the exhibition was also rendered very in?
teresting by a large collection of choice ex?
otics, the names of which are so unlike the
plants, that we should advise all visitors to
dispense with the former and examine the
latter. A musical little ca?arle pipes a shrill
adieu to the visitor leaving the tent a d en?
tering upon '
w A SURVEY OF THE GROUNDS.
These are beautifully laid out, and have
been admirably prepared fortbe exhibition.
The walks are smooth, and eveiy particle of
dust ls kept down by the continual application
of the waterpotB, which lend a refreshing
coolness to the air. The plats oi grass bave
been mown, and the rose-bushes bordering
them are carefo'Iy trimmed, and their roses
disposed to advantage. Along the thick and
closely-clipped hedges of wild orange, which
border the walks, long benches have been
erected whareon parties may rest and enjoy
the scene. The numerous trees and the con?
cealing shrubbery have all been attended to,
and the whole ol the grounds are in perfect
order, and afford aa pleasant and convenient
a place for a stroll as can well be found. In
. the centre of the grounds, and around a large
locust tree, is the stand for the Post Band.
These are present from the opening until the
dosing of the exhibition, and regale the visit?
ors with marches, waltzes, galops and beauti?
ful selections from the operas. The pro?
gramme yesterday was as follows:
1. Medley Quickstep.
2. Grand ana from Nebuchadnezzar.
3. Moonbeam Waltz.
4. Selections from the Bohemian Girl.
5. Song-The Little Church around the
6. Lurline Waltz.
7. Seena lrom Ernani. *
8. Ansonla Galop.
9. Martha Quadrille.
10. Polka-Cornet Solo.
1U-Selection - Lucre zia Borgia.
12. Rose Polka Redowa.
13. L'Ardlta Waltz.
14. Vaterland March.
The large building on the right o? the band
ls occupied by the energetic Mr. Brookbanks
as an ice cream saloon. It is neatly fitted up,
and there ices, sherbets, soda and other re?
freshments are dispensed. The house on the
opposite Bide of the grounds is occupied by
The villa has a large hall into which the
visitors enter, with receding rooms In the
right and left- wings, all large and airy, and
having tall windows which are thrown open,
affording easy ingress from the long piazzas.
These rooms have all been decorated with
much taste. The large hall ia furnished with
numerous paintings, and in the Interstices
around the wall are hung elegant baskets of
fresh spring roses and flowers. Standsand
mounds of roses are also disposed around, and
bouquets, rich in coloring and rare in fra?
grance, are placeced upon the tables. The
flowers are all fresh and sprinkled with dew,
and a delicious weight of perfume pervades
the suit oi apartments. In the ball also are
SPECIMEN'S OF WAX CUTTINGS
which deserve a closer inspection. They con?
sist ol flowers, fruits, ?c., made by the hand
from wax. The specimens exhibit a high de?
gree of skill and taste, one representiBg sev?
eral roses, moss lichens, ?c., and another re?
presenting a white crois reclining upon a bed
ot moss,.and surrounded with variegated roses,
were much admired. The plain white cross,
also, with the sprig of leave* and tendrils
around it, was particularly chaste and elegant.
The other rooms were all decorated like the
hall with a prolusion of fragrant flowers, but
in the room of the extreme west wing ls a
VEGETABLES ANT? FRUITS,
which forms a prominent feature of the exhi?
bition. The display is not as extensivo as
could have been wished, but the specimens
are remarkably fine, and are exhibited to
much advantage on the pyramidal stand.
On the top stands a luxuriant strawberry
plant, growing finely, and bearing a profusion
Of berries in all the stages, from the incipient
berry to the ripe, luscious fruit, of extravagant
size. Tte r?!ant was grown by Mr. J. H.
Johnson, at his residence in President street,
whence he has also furnished a basket of the
same fruit, the general size and flavor
of which combined are something un?
usual. Two other samples of this kind of
berry, sent by Mrs. Bacot and Mrs. Mci ur", us.
are also splendid specimens o? the perfection
to wbicb the fruit can be brought by attention
and Judicious cultivation. A basket of arti?
chokes and asparagus, by Mr. E. Lafitte, of
Irish potatoes by Mr. Chisolm, and several
cauliflowers of enormous size, r-e also notice?
able. The collection is ccmplt.ed by a curi?
osity in the shape ol a piece ol' bark, a foot
thick, from the California for tree, sen
T. L. Luca?. The rooms on the seco:
are not yet decorated to any extent,
furnished only with several engraving
eentlng various scenes from the most
of Shakespeare's plays. The upper
however, affords a line stand for over
the grounds and the constant throngs
Im en adere in the garden.
THE ART EXHIBITION
elicited the encomiums of all the visite
shows that there is still in Charleston e
tlon of paintings which does credit to
ture and taste oi the city. Most o? th
inge came from the galleries of Dr.
Bose, the late F. J. Porcher, Mr. G. 1
Hams, Mr. E. Lafitte and Major Hut so
and among them are the worthy prod
o? some gifted amateurs, who seldom
public honors. The pictures were, in g
well bung, and in the mellow light c<
seen to advantage.
In the east room, Mr. G. W. Williams
lted two lajge oil paintings-CrosBl
Ford and Watering horses; also, a frull
and a copy oi one of Claude Lorraine's
iar masterpieces. Mrs. Andrew Simon
hiblts a pretty cottage scene painted, 1
lleve, by herself. Mrs. Trenbolm exb
picture, In which the moonlight prc
some novel effects.
In the second room Mr. E. Lafitte es
two charming pictures; the Love-Lett*
Linda di Chamounix. Three portraits b
ly and one by Bogle are in this room; to:
with a striking picture, exhibited by Mr.
Toale, having for its subject the Legend
O'Donohue. The picture of a lady, exh
by Mr. E. B. Heyward, Is unquestlonabl
of the gems o? the whole collection.
In the third room are the following pit
from the gallery of the late F. J. Porchi
copy of the Holy Family, a copy of Gi
Hope, a fine copy of Coregglo's Sybil, a P
and Nestlings, two quaint companion pie
the Fruit-Seller, after Gerard Dow, anc
Quack Doctor-a cattle piece, after Bosa
voli, and a large symbolical painting of Cb
Mr. E. B. Heyward exhibits a rich dust?
Fruits and Flowers, In oil. A copy o? Gi
St. Catharine, exhibited by Mr. Loul
DeSaussure, is a charming blt of work,
artist having caught with singular felicit,
style and tone of the original. Major Hi
Lee exhibits a fine composition on porcel
the Flight from Jerusalem -a 6lriklog pii
of au aged priest, -brought from Mexico
believe, by General Gadsden, and a minie
copy of Goethe's Fisherman. Dr. A. B.
exhibits a handsome portrait by Mr. Ge
Barnwell, of Charleston; also a large plc
of the Fortune-Teller. Thl3 picture ls e:
lent In conception, and in treatment. M:
Lafitte exhibits a Shylock and Jessica.
Willis exhibits a group ot heads.
In the fourth loom ls a email painting
porcelain, the Power of Love, lrom the co
tlon of the late F. J. Porcher. From the s
collection we bave two charming pieces^ b
B. Irving, of Charleston. One of thesi
Street Scene in Germany, was painted by
for Major Porcher, and the other, Camp C
lard on Morris Island, was presented by
Irving to that gentleman. Better sped m
of Mr. Irving's work could hardly be fou
and the camp scene will not fail to attract
loving attention of every old Coofeden
Dr. A. B. Bose exhibits a pretty Return
from the Field, a good Game-Keeper and
j exquisite picture by J. B. Irving-an Old I
and Child. This picture ls much admired
lt deserves to be. Mr. E. B. Hey ward exbll
a large landscape, and Mr. I. S. K. Bennet
river-side scene. Mrs. Trenbolm exhibits 1
Swiss scenes-the Bear Hunters and Harv
Home. Mrs. A. G. Magrath exhibits V
groups ol flowers, a picture ol two children
three-quarter length portrait and a scene
the Catskill Mountains. These were pain)
by t ers el % and are works of great merit. 1
scene in the Catskills is the most effective
ber collection; the coloring, lights and wh
treatment are admirable. Mr. Willis exhlt
a Flemish interior; the burghers smoki
the inevitable clay pipe. Mr. E. Lafitte <
bibles two other choice paintings.
In the fifth room Major Lee exhibits
' Going to the Pasture, and afine portrait, th:
I or four hundred years old, of Franz Yon St
Ingen, the companion of Luther, by SchmU
A Buffalo ou the Prairies ls a well-handli
piece from the Porcher collection. Mr. H.
Griggs exhibits a group of Sheep and a Cc
tage scene. Dr. A. B. Rose exhibits a Gips
Camp. Dr. Dawson exhibits a portrait
porcelain, and a noble head by Charles Frase
of Charleston. Mrs. Trenbolm exhibits
picture of Cattle, and last comes King Chanl
deer surrounded by his conscious queens.
It will be seen that the collection ls a larj
one, and for that reason no elaborate; accour.
of each picture could be given. The only o
ject ls to point out the general subject of tl
pictures, and to give the names of those wi
have kindly lent them for exhibition.
THE SCENE AT NIGHT
was surpassingly beautiful. The spaclou
villa was brilliantly lighted, and the flash <
the gas-jets was brilliantly reflected from th
flowers, the paintings and the rich toilettes (
the fair visitors, making a charming plctur
of life and mirth, and happiness. In th
grounds also, as well as in the mansion, th
mellow light of the garden lamps -'shone o
fair women and brave men" promenading
along the hedge-bordered walks, and seate
!n quiet nooks under the spreading branche
of the trees. Long lines of gaudy lantern
stretched in all directions from the house, anc
furnished ample light, while their twlnklinj
radiance through the foliage completed a pic
ture of fairy-land-a re ~ 'ion of a poet'i
dream of "music, moonlig.n, love and flow?
ers." There ls an old song somewhere whlct
"Day ighr. may do for the gay,
The tnoughiless, the careless, the free,
But there's s .-me hius: about the moon's ray,
?J hat ls dearer to you and to me,"
and the happy promenaders amoog the flow?
ers last evening appeared to be in full sympa?
thy with this sentiment, and evidently thought
that while the daylight might be all very well
tor the connoisseurs to make critical inspec?
tion of the exotics, the evening and the
moon's rays, eked out by the Chinese lanterns,
was by far more agreeable to them.
The exhibition will be open this afternoon
j and evening lrom 4 until 10 o'clock, P. M. It
I has been suggested that many strangers, who
arrive fn the city, would like lo viBlt the exhi?
bition, but hardly know where it ls. If the
Rutledge 6treet cars were furnished with a
flag or sign indicating the place, ?o., of the
exhibition, lt would accommodate all parties.
The Post band will be in attendance this after?
noon, and the following programme will be
1. Echoes of the Weat.
2. Selections from Lucrezia Borgia.
3. Polka-Confusion, (solo basso.)
4. Firefly Galop.
5. Thou art so near and yet so far.
6. War Polka, (cornet solo.)
7. Selections from Lucia.
8. When the corn is waving, Annie.
9. Cavalry March.
10. Selections from the Bohemian Girl.
11. Freundschans Galop.
13. Ring the bell.softly, (song.)
14. Prince Frederick Charles March.
15. Don't be angry with me, my darling.
BILL HEADS piloted on fine paper at $3, $4,
15, $6 50 and $8 50 per thousand, according
to size, at THE NEWS Job Office.
THE FIFTEENTH AMENDMENT FA
Thc military and the Lcagni- Thc
Procession-Speech-making on the
Battery-An Orderly Day.
Yesterday was celebrated generally among
the colored people cf the city as the anniver?
sary o? the adoption of the fifteenth amend?
ment to the Constitution of the Doited States.
But little excitement was manifested in the
early part of the day, and the only Indication
of anything unusual was the occasional ap?
pearance of some smartly dressed militiaman
of the national guard and the general move?
ment on the part of the old peanut and candy
street corner venders towards the Battery.
The procession assembled io the upper part
of the city, in Meeting street, with the
right resting on Mary street, lt consisted ol
the First Beglment N. G. S. C., about three
hundred strong, under arms, and about sixty
members of the Union League.
The coiumn moved at a little after 10 o'clock
through Mary and down King streets. At the
head was the music in the shape of a few
drums and fifes. Then came tbe militia,
marching in creditable style, and lastly the
Union League, headed by President M. Adams,
with book and candle, in the approved mys?
terious manner. Abreast of the music swarm?
ed a crowd of colored men and women willi
innumerable urchins, whose sole aim and duly
on the occasion seemed to be to Increase the
confusion as muchas possible and make the
greatest noise. The column moved down
King street to Basel, through Hasel to Meet?
ing, down M?eting to Market, through Mar
ket.to Ea.-. Bay, down the latter street to
Broad, through Broad to Meeting, down Meet?
ing to Tradd, through Traddto East Battery
to the White Point Garden.
At the garden the array of civic and mili?
tary societies (the N. G. S. C. and the Union
Leazue) of the colored citizens was quite
small, when compared with the members par?
ticipating in the last year's celebration. Noth?
ing daunted, however, the Union League
closed up around the speaker's stand, wblch
was garnished with several flags and the
book and candles borne In the procession. It
was occupied by a number of Radical digni?
taries and officials, among whom were a lieu?
tenant-governor, an ex-aldermao, two or
three trial justices, ?fee, and lastly the officers
ol the parading regment. 1 he latter bad been
detained for some time wbile accomplishing
Borne difficult evolutions under the inspira-'
lion of the vociferous orders and sot to voce
ejaculations of Major Samuel Dickerson, who
was in command.
Everything belog in readiness at the stand,
a colored man, with a good voice, read out a
long Hst or names, which, the listening throng
were informed, had been elected officers. No
opposition being made, the Rev. E. J. Adams
then offered up a prayer, after which the
fifteenth amendment, with the accompanying
portion of the President's message and the
proclamation, was read aloud.
The orator of the doy was then Introduced
in tbe person of Wm. E. Burke, a respectable
looking black man. He launched forth into
what appeared to be a most brilliant exordium,
but his words could only be beard by a favored
few within a radius of ten feet from the
speaker. Those beyond this distance looked
on with thirsty ears, and watched with wonder
hlB animated gestures. This had a depressing
effect upon the speaker, who began to talk
more slowly and finally halted. The silence
was oppressive. The crowd never whis?
pered. The orator turned the leaves
of the Bible, until some old politician
kicked the pitcher of water. The speaker
seized upon the Idea and the pitcher simulta?
neously, and, In a twinkling, was watching the
audience through the bottom of the tumbler
The crowd was still cruelly silent, and once
more tbe orator raised bis arm with a gesture
as if to command silence. This was the end
of lt. The break in bis speech was too dama?
ging to be repaired, and the speaker retired
among the shadows. It is reported that tbe
orator was suffering from a pulmonary af?
fliction, which might excuse his sudden failure
in the midst of the oration ol the day.
Robert Purvis, of Pennsylvania, was then
Introduced by Chairman Adams, and began to
speak. H1B voice was better than his logic,
and could be easily beard. He proved to the
satisfaction ol all the celebrants that this
country belonged, first to the colored people,
next to the Indians, and.lastly, to the white
people. Then, by an apt illustretion from
Shylock's defence, be established that the col?
ored people were human beings and not ani?
mals, and excusing himself from any further
effort, on the plea of a bronchial affection, he
The Rev. E. J. Adams was next called, who,
notwithstanding the extravagant compliments
which he paid the "preceding speaker," made
a far better speech. His allusions to the day
and its associations were made with dignity
and vigor, and suited the tone ol his hearers.
One sentence (where he pointed to Fort Sum?
ter and rejoiced that, in sight of that fortress,
which had been for years the guardian strong?
hold of slavery, they could now llfi up their
voices and cast a free ballot, and that a gov?
ernment existed wherein the right of all men
were respected) was received with shouts.
During the speaking the want of interest
manifested was striking. The militia were
marching about, stacking arms, &c, others
were strolling through the garden, laughing
and talking. Some who had been drawn up
near the stand had quietly dispersed, and only
a small circle seemed anxious to hear the
orators. After the speech last alluded to, the
want of enthusiasm compelled a stoppage o:
all speech-making, and many an orator had
to smother bis eloquence until a more pro?
pitious occasion. The stand was dismantled;
the companies and the Union League formed
and sought their various places of muster; the
crowd slowly dispersed, and about half-past
two o'clock hardly a vestige o? the celebration
could be seen. The whole affair was con?
ducted with order and propriety and passed off
SOLF?GE CLASS.-The new Solf?ge class of
Mrs. P. J. Barbot will be formed at the corner
of Smith and Montague, at five o'clock this
afternoon, when any persons who have not
yet sent in their names may Join the class.
THE NEW YORK VEGETABLE MARKET_The
Daily Bulletin ot Tuesday, April 30th, gives
the following as the condition of the vegeta?
ble trade on Monday :
Old potatoes continue rather slow, and
prices, though quotably unchanged, are still
rather weak. New potatoes are in fair sup?
ply, and sell at $9al0 for Bermuda, and about
$9 for Florida. Sweets ure steady. Seed
sweets are plenty and dull at $3a3 25. Our
quotations are In bulk ; in shipping order 50c
per barrel must be added. We quote : $2 50a
$2 75 per barrel for Peach bio wa: $2 50a2 75 per
barrel for Early Bose ; $2a2 25 tor Early Good?
rich ; $125a2 per barrel for Dyrlgbts ; $1 75a2
per barrel lor Jackson Whites ; $1 75a2 for
Prince Alberts. Sweet potatoes $4al 50 for
Delaware kiln-dried. Vegetables are mode?
rately active and generally lower, excepting
carrots, which are scarce and higher. South?
ern green peas, which opened last week at
$11 per crate, are now selling at $2. We
quote : Carrots $2 75a3 per barrel. Radishes
$2 50J3 per 100 bunches. Busala turnips $2 50a
13 per barrel ; white do. $3. Parsnips $1 50a2.
Onions 50ca$l 50 for red, and about $3 per
barrel for white. Sprouts $3 per barrel. Spin?
ach $3a5 per barrel. Bermuda tomatoes 65a
95c per box; do. onions $2 50a3 per crate.
Soutaern kale (2 50a3.
The Stale Supreme Court.
In this court on Tuesday the following caseB
Ei parte Theodore Debay, petition for writ
of habeas corpus. Mr. C. D. Melton for peti?
tioner. Granted; writ made returnable May
7th, IO A. M.
Gotlieb A. NeuflVr against J. CampBen Sr Co.
Arthur Emory against John Davis. Mr. W.
DeTrevllle was heard for appellant; Mr.
Glover for the respondent; Mr. DeTreville in
Henry 0. Morrissey against John Hargraves
Mr. Edward McCrady, Jr., was heard for
appellant; Mr. Thomas T. Simons lor respond?
George W. Williame & Co. against James M.
Caldwell <fc Son. Continued by consent.
Alva Gage, et al, against the Mayor and
Aldermen of the City of Charleston. Mr.
Spratt was heard for appellants.
The Court of Common Piene,
held by Judge Graham, was occupied all day
yesterday in hearing the arguments in the
case against the Farmers.' and Exchange
Bank, the question at issue being the liability,
under the act of the Legislature, on the part
of the stockholders for double the amount of
stock owned by them.
The Inferior Co nrt
was opened at the usual hour yesterday
morning, and the following cases disposed of:
Henry Draine. Grand larceny. Sealed ver?
dict opened. Not guilty.
Borneo Green. Grand larceny. Sealed ver?
dict opened. Not guilty.
Hobe rt Hasell and Joseph Brown. Grand
larceny. Verdict, not guilty.
To-day the docket will be sounded and the
cases fixed for trial. The prisoners convicted
during the term will be sentenced on Friday.
The cases against the county commissioners
for official misconduct will be tried on Monday
Adjourned until ten o'clock this morning.
ACTS OF ASSEMBLY.-We beg to thank Mr.
C. M. McJunkln, of the Republican Printing
Company, ot Columbia, for a copy of the acts
and joint resolutions passed at the session ol
CORRECTION.-Annie Bogers, the colored
woman, upon whom an inquest was held on
Monday, was burled in the churchyard ol
Bethel Church, at the corner of Pitt and Cal?
houn streets, and not In the Potters' Field, as
stated in THE NEWS.
THE PICNIC of the Wentworth Street Luther?
an Sunday-school will take place to-morrow
(Friday) at the Schulzenplatz. The cars will
leave the Ann street depot for the picnic
ground at a quarter before eight o'clock In
the morning. Arrangements have been
made which Justify the expectation that this
will be among the pleasantest of the May
frolics for the young people and their friends.
. PRESENTATION.-At a recent meeting Presi?
dent C. B. Holmes, of tbe Palmetto Guard
Rifle Club, waa made the recipient of a hand?
some sliver goblet, a testimonial of the mem?
bers to their presiding officer, who had follow?
ed the varying fortunes oi the Palmetto Guard
since its formation in 1851, and who had made
the Palmetto Guard Rifle Club one of the fore?
most of similar organizations In the city.
MEDICAL DELEGATES. -At a meeting of the
Medical Society of South Carolina, held May
1st, the following delegates were. appointed
to represent that society at the meeting of the
American Medical Association, in Philadel.
phla, on the 7th inst : Dr. B. A. Kinloch, Dr.
Manning Simons, Dr. J. F. M. Geddings, and
Dr. F. Peyre Percher. Alternates-Dr. E.
Geddlnge, Dr. J. Ford Prloleau, Dr. J. R
Mood, and Dr. Jno. L. Dawson.
FOR THE FATHERLAND.-Mr. C. D. Brahe
has resigned his office of president of the
German Society, his early removal from
this city to Germany being the motive. Mr.
Brahe is one of our well known dealers In
the wholesale leather business, and has re?
sided in Charleston for a long number of
years. He is now, we fearn, about to return
to Germany to live. As an esteemed citizen
of Irreproachable character, his removal will
be a loss to Charleston.
CLUBS AND STARS.-Phillis Thompson,
lodged for being disorderly and abusing Jerry
Boyd ID Hayoe street, was sentenced to pay a
fine of one dollar or spend ten days in the
House of Correction. She paid up.
Jos. Mitchell, arrested by the detectives on
the charge of swindling Isaac Gibbes, colored,
and stealing a roll of money and some
tobacco from bim, was sent to the House of
Correction for thirty daye.
E. Wright, lodged for raising a disturbance
at the corner of Laurens street and East Bay
and threatening a man's life, was sentenced
to pay five dollars and give a peace bond for
one hundred dollars, or go to the House of
Correction for thirty days. The prisoner had
not the necessary funds and could not find his
friends, and chose the House of Correction.
THE OWENS ENGAGEMENT at the Academy
is a very pleasant, treat to our community, and
we are glad that lt ls likely to prove hand?
somely remunerative to the manager. Ano
her fine house witnessed the Heir-at
Law and Toodles last night. Mr. Owens seems
to aim, lu arranging his entertainments, at
developing those extraordinary histriooic con?
trats for which his wonderful versatility gives
him an aptitude hardly equalled by that of
any other actor of our day. It would be bard
to Imagine any two characters that have less
in common than the valiant, self-complacent
and bumptious Ollapod and the ancient and
dilapidated Down-Easter In quest of his "bar'l
of apple sass," whom we beheld OD Tuesday
Dight. Aod the contrast was equally striking
last eight, when the audience were delighted
in succession with personations that were
above criticism, of the erudite Pangloss,
LL. D. and A. S. S., and of poor, intoxicated
Toodles. To-night, ltkewiee, we have "EveryA
body's Frleod" and "The Forty WinkB." Of
course there will be a Jam. Those who are
afraid to laugh ought to keep away.
TOE SUNDAY-SCHOOL CONVENTION_A meet?
ing of the general committee of the Sunday
school Convention was held last evening at
the rooms of the Young Men's Christian Asso?
ciation, Mr. S. A. Nelson presiding. The
meeting was opened by a prayer from the
Rev. W. 3. Adams. Trinity Church was select?
ed for the place of meeting for the conven?
tion. The committee on arrangements re?
ported the new German Church, the Citadel
Square Baptist Church and the Second Pres?
byterian Church as llie most convenient
places for mass meetings of the children on
the 18th of May, whence they would march
afterwards to the grounds of Flynn's Church
for the meeting.
The clergymen of the various churches were
requested to announce next Sunday from
their pulpits that the committee on homes, as
published in THE NEWS ot the 13th ult., are
requested to meet on Monday next, at eight
o'clock P. M., at the rooms of the Young
Men's Christian Association. Numerous re?
sponses bave been received from throughout
the State, and a large number of delegates
will probably attend the convention.
THE CATHOLIC PICNIC,
A Happy Day at the SchnUcnplati.
The third annual picnic of the Catholic Sun?
day-Schools, under the auspices of the Catho?
lic Institute, took place yesterday at the
Scbulzenplatz, and was a source of happiness
to thousands of persons. As earl j as half-past
eight o'clock, hundreds of children of ?li
ages bad assembled at the Ann-street depot,
and soon alter a long train took them all up
to the avenue of the platz. These were but
the first instalment,1 and, as the morning wore
on, crowds of additional children and adults
came crowding up by omnibuses, steamboats
and all manner of conveyances until the
throngs upon the grounds could not have
numbered less than two thousand persons.
Every amusement of the grounds waa in
vogue-swinging, riding, ball-playing, Sec.
Ia the dancing bal', Muller's Band
afforded a pleasant inspiration for
myriads of light feet; out in the
open air St. Patrick's Band amused Its listen?
ers with popular airs, national and senti?
mental, and last, but not least, Mr. James Duff
discoursed favorite Irish and Scotch airs upon
the most musical of bagpipes. The day was
cool and pleasant, and a fine breeze wafted
the gleeful shouts of the Juvenile players far
off Into the surrounding fields. AU of the
pastors of tbe various Catholic Churches were
present, and also the boys oi the St Patrick's
Male Orphan Asylum, under the charge of
Messrs. Wm. Meagherand John Gonzalez. In
the afternoon prizes were distributed among
the boys by the committee .on amusements,
and after spending a most Joyous day the
young marooners returned to the city by the
train at 7 o'clock, with tbe band playing Home
Again. The picnic was one ol the most ex?
tensive ones of the season, and the manner in
which it was conducted, and its happy termi?
nation, reflect high credit upon the energy
and attention of the gentlemen who had the
management of lt in their charge.
THE PEOPLB'B BANK OP SODTH CAROLINA.
At the annual meeting of the stockholders oi
this bank, held yesterday, the report of the
president, John Hanckel, Esq., was submitted
THE WEATHER.-The monthly reports of
Observer Sergeaat Evans shows that, during
May, the highest mean thermometer was on
Sunday last, 73 degrees, and the lowest on
April 5, 54 degrees. The total rain-fall for the
month was 2.46 inches. c
! CRUMBS.-The annual fair of the Cotton
States Horticultural Exhibition opens in Au?
gusta on the 8th. It will be a very pleasant
The old flag-staff in White Point Garden
was being taken down yesterday.
PICNIC AND BALL.-The ?. S. Grant Cavalry
celebrated their anniversary yesterday by a
parade tbrough the streets and up to Belvi?
dere Farm, where they held a Ult. The
company turned out about tblrty-flve men, on
good horses, and made a fine appearance.
The celebration was closed in the evening by
a grand ball at the Military Hall, which was
well attended, and kept up until a late hour.
THE GRAND TOURNAMENT of the Steam Fire
Department will take place next Wednesday,
and tbe attention of the public Is Invited to
the advertisement of tbe committee on ar?
rangements in another column. The com?
panies will form on the Citadel Green, under
the direction of the chiefs and clerk of the
Fire Department, who will officiate as at the
last parade. The programme for the parade
in May, 1871, is to be carried out, with ad?
ditional regulations which will be furnished
each company on the morning ol the parade,
and which have already been noticed In THE
THE FIREMEN'S TOURNAMENT.-Three prizes
will be given to the winning companies In the
approaching tournament. The first prize for
the steamers consists of a silver ice-water
pitcher and two goblets, which may be seen at
Hayden's In King street. The second prize for
the steamers consists of a massive silver gob?
let, which may be seen at Carrlngton's in King
street. The prize for the reels consists, also,
of a massive silver goblet, which may be seen
at Allan'd in King street. All the steam com?
panies are busily preparing for tbe contest,
and the companies which carry off the palm
will not enjoy an easy victory.
Hotel Arrival*-.May 1.
J. B. Bell, J. P. Elklo, Georgia; D. Odom,
Bonneau's; F. Mortimer, Savannah; L. P.
East, Fort Motte; George S. Anderson and
lady, Virginia; W. M. Cummings, BIdgevllle;
B. F. Barden, Wm. Rodgers, Effingham; J. C.
Wm. Craig, J. N. Brown, Mrs. J. N Brown,
G. C. Allen, S. B. Mouzon, L. J. Patterson, J.
F. McDow, Miss Preston, South Carolina; E.
H. May, August. ; G. A. Sawyer, Maine; H. 0.
Hare, Pennsylvania; C. F. Barrltt and two la?
dies, D. McGregor, V. N. Talmage, J. Dart, A.
Roman, wile, two children and nurse, F. L.
Pratt, T. P. BealB, Miss Beale, Miss M. Beels,
Mies Pratt, J. S. Sheband, C. D. Herwilly, C.
C. Hall, New York; E. Join a, J. Nice, Miss
Vnndevoort and tour daughters, Philadelphia;
B. B. Bridges, North Carolina; A. Beckoft,
Baltimore; G. W. Bradley, Mrs. G. W. Bradley
and child, C. M. Callahan, United States Army;
Com. Norton, and wife, United States Navy;
F. W. Ludlow, wife, child and nurse, United
States Eoglneers; H. H. Hickman, Georgia;
Mrs. General Craig, Miss Craig, Washington;
E. J. Baldwin and wife, Ohio; B. W. Lawton
and lady, Augusta; Mrs. Keudall, Miss Ken?
dall, Miss Glover, Bostoo; F. P. Webber and
wife, C. Husoro, wife and child, United Slates
Meetings This Day.
Germania Lodge, K. P., at 8 P. M.
Pythagorean Lodge, at 8 P. M.
Live Oak Club, at - P. M.
Irish Rifle Club, at 8 P. M.
Hook and Ladder, No. 2, at 8 P. M.
Eagle Fire Company, at 8 P. M.
Stooewall Fire Company, at half-past 9 P. M.
Auction Sales This Day.
Wm. McKay will sell at 10 o'clock, at No. 33
Society street, furniture, Sec.; and at half
paBt 7 P. M. at Spear's store, Japan and China
F. P. Salas wilt sell at ll o'clock, corner of
Philadelphia and Queen streets, wines, groce?
Leitch St Bruns will sell at ll o'clock, near
the Postoffice, real estate.
B. M. Marshall Sc Brother will sell at ll
o'clock, near the Postoffice, real estate.
Henry Cobla Sc Co. will sell at 9 o'clock, at
their store, hams and shoulders.
Miles Drake will sell at 10 o'clock, at his
store, clothing, hate, <kc.
J. Fraser Matbewes will sell at ll o'clock,
near the Postofflce, bank and city stock.
BUSINESS ENVELOPES.-TBS NEWS Job Office
ls now prepared to furnish good envelopes,
with business cards printed thereon, at $4
per thousand. Bend your orders. Every
merchant and business man should have his
card printed on his envelopes.
! BUSINESS NOTICES.
NOTICE.-All persons baying accounts
aeaingt me are requested to present tbe flame
at tbe office ol tbe mila House for payment.
D. C. BURNETT. may2-2*
. A NEW INVOICE of Llama . Lace Shawls,
splendid designs, will be offered at low prices
at Furchgott, Benedict & Co., No. 244 King
street. Also a fine selection of Shetland White
Shawls. - apr29
FTJRCHQOTT, BENEDICT A Co. offer fifteen
pieces of Black Stripe Japanese Silks, at only
76 cents per yard. apr29
THE LATEST STYLES of Summer Cloths for
j boys' and men's wear have been received at
Furcbgolt, Benedict <t Co. apr29
Louis COHEN vfe Co., No. 248 King street,
beg leave to direct particular attention this
morning to their extensive assortment of real
Llama Lace Points, Sprlog Silks, Silk Ties,
Silk Sashes, and a large line of Black Silks,
ranging in price from 90 cents to $7 per yard,
inclusive. Aleo, iuU lines of Black Hernani
Grenadines from 15 cents per yard to $4. A
call ls cordially solicited. Louis CDHEN?CO.
CROQUET SEASON.-We are now furnishing
our customers with Croquet at $3 25. HASEL
STREET BAZAAR. apr27-stuth
DUTCHER'S LIGHTNING FLY-KILLER sweeps
them off and clears tbe house speedily. Try
lt Sold by dealers everwhere.
TE THIRSTY MORTALS, ATTENTION'-Gard?
ner's celebrated Soda Water, at the East Bay
News Boom. Branch of the Easel street es?
MARE TOUR CLOTHING 1-Order your Stencil
Plates at the Hasel street Bazaar and East Bay
News Boom. ?. _ octl4-th
GAMES 1 GAMES ?-Magic Hoops, Building
Blocks, Alphabet Blocks. HASEL STREET BA?
CHEILLET'S PARIS Km GLOVES-every pair
warranted. These Gloves will be taken back
even after wear, for any imperfections, such aa
tearing or ripping.
f Paris, 20 Bue de la Paix.
Tippnm London, 53 Regent street.
UEPOTB New Tork, 929 Broadway.
Boston, 9 Temple Place.
FURCHGOTT, BENEDICT A Co., sole Agents
for Charleston._. nov3-6mos
BUILDING MATERIAL.-An extensive stock
and large variety of Doors, Sashes, Blinds,
Balusters, Mouldings, Aa, are kept constantly
on band by Mr. P. P. Toale, at his ware rooms,
No. 20 H ay ne street and No. 33 Pl n c & a ey street.
The above are all made at his own factory on
H o ri beck's w barf. He keeps, al so, French and
American Window Glass, Stained Glass, Slate
Mantels, Builders' Hardware, Ac, from the
best manufacturers. mcnS-fmwlyr
EUROPEAN and American Stereoscopic
Views, $1 50 per dozen. HABEL STREET
BAZAAR. _ aprl9-mwf
NOTICE TO TOURISTS.-Stereoscopic views of
Charleston and vicinity for sale at .the Hasel
treat Bazaar. dec29
Clothing, tailoring, #r.
SPRING AND J?UMMER, 1872.
MENKE & MULLER,
NO. 325 KING STREET,
THREE DOORS BELOW LIBERTY STREET,
Invite attention to their large and splendia
Stock Of CLOTHS, OASSIMERES. COATINGS,
Salting Cheviots, Linens, Ac, and .the handsom?
est selection of Pants and Vest Patterns, which
will be made to order under the supervision or a
most skilful and fashionable cutter.
FOR MEN, YOUTH, BOYS AND CHILDREN, Of
every style and quality, and at very low
AND A COMPLETE' STOCK OF GENTS
Which embraces the celebrated STAR SHIRTS
and the choicest novelties in NECK WEAR.
All orders promptly executed and satisfaction
Drugs at tttyotaal*.
rjpHE ATTENTION OF PHYSICIANS
AND DRUGGISTS ls solicited to the elegant
JOHN WYETH ft BROTHER,
They are made with scrupulona care and ex?
actness, and their facilities for manufacturing en?
able them to offer these preparations of the purest
quality, and at less rate than they can be prepar?
ed for In small quantities. They are in dally use
by our best practitioners in au parts of the coun?
try, and consist in part of:
EXTRACT OF BEEF, CITRATE OF IRON AND
Extract of Beef and Wine
Extract of Beef and Wine, Iron and Cinchona
Tasteless Cod Liver Oil
Tasteless Cod Liver Oil, Ferrated
Wine of Calisaya
Elixir Pepsin and Bismuth
Elixir Pepsin, Bismath, Strychnia and Iron
Elixir Torraxacum, Compound
Syrup Lach. Phos. Lime
Elixir Bromide Sodium
Compound Syrup Phos. Mangaaese
Syrup Super rhos. Iron
Elixir Calisaya Bark, Iron and Bismuth
Ellx. Phos. Iron, Qalnine and Strychnia
Elixir of Gentian, Ferrated
Elixir Pepsin, Bismuth and Strychnia \
Elixir of Calisaya Bark
Compound Syrup of Hypophosphites
Bitter Wine of Iron
Ferrated Wine of Wild Cherry Bark
Elixir Vaiertanate of Ammonia
Elixir Valerlanate Ammonia and Quinine
Elixir Bromide Potassinm
Elixir of the Pyrophosphate or Iron
Comp. Fluid Ext. Buchu and Pareira Brava
Compound Syrup of Phosphate, or Chemical Food
Ferrated Elixir of Cinchona
Wine or WUd Cherry Bark
Elixir Valerlanate of strychnia
wine of Pepsin
Euxir of Bismuth
Elixir or HopB
Ferrated Cordial Elixir
Elixir Calisaya Bark, Iron and Strychnia.
All or the above preparations will be supplied at
the manufacturers' prices by
DG WIE, MOISE & DAVIS,
CHARLESTON, S. C.
Bj F. SALAS,
. A?eU*sW. _ , -t
WLNEv?, ALMONDS. MOLASSES AND
THI8 DAT, May 2d, at 11 o'clock A. Mitwill
ba offered for sale at Pnbilc Aucllorv in
the Warehouse corner of Queen and PMIaddpuI? '
streets, .--*-rr .>_u.
T. 26 whole pipes Catalonia Claret WTNM
T. 10 balf pipes Catalonia Claret Wine
SO barrel* Sweet Ga m ac h a Wine
V. H. 2 quarter pipes Sweet Malaga Wine. .
V. R. 3 kegs Dry Malaga Wine '" ?
P. Verges. 12 quarter pipes Dry Malaga-Wine
70 sacke Soie Snell Almonds
25 sacks Filberts
10 caris Red Pepper
so bods New Crop Muscovado Molasses *
180 bbl?. Kew Crop Magoo vado Molasses
80 hbda. Grocery Muscovado Sogar
20' nhde. Grocery Centrifugal Sogar...
Conditions of Sale-AU sn ma under $600, catii ;
from $600 to iiooo, thirty days; above $1000, sixty
days, with approved city endorsed note, maya
Bj HENRY COWA & CO. . .
SUGAR-CURED HAMS AND SHO?L
THU DAT, at fl o'clock, m tost of our store,
?COO Sugar-Cured HAMS
1003 Hacon Shoulders. '
Condltiona cash._maya . .
By JULES DRAKE.
CLOTHING, HATS, Ac. * i
THIS MORNING, at 10 o'clock, I Will con?
tinue yesterday's sale o.f ,
. MEN'S CLOTHING, SblrfB, Drawers, Hats, Wo-.
men'sHats, sundowns. Flats, Men's White an $'
Fancy Shirt?, Umbrellas, Suspenders, Cravats ,
Half Hose, Aa, AC
* . :'. ALSO, . ri -- . I /tl
A large lot of AUCTION HATS, jost received.
Bf WM. McKAY.
IMPORTED CHINESE, JAPAN AND
Will be sold THIS EVENING, at half-past 7
o'clock, at Spear's store, King street, opposite
A large collection of Japan, China and India
GOODS, composing many rare and valuable arti*
For particulars see catalogue at store,
By WM. McKAY.
DESIRABLE FURNITURE OF A FAIR?
LY declining Horuekeeplng.. _
Will be sou at Bo. M *>ctety street, near. Meet?
ing street, THiS MOBNLN0, 2d Of May, at If
o'clock ' i . -
The furniture contained In said hooie, OonsMr
Inj; of handsome Parlor sets. Marble TopJBeJ
Hoom Sets, DlniogHoom Furniture, ^afPfta,
MUTorMne Bhgrav.ng*, Plano, Sewtogjtocfilne.
Kitchen Fornitura, and a genera! assortment of
well-kept honse-fnrnlBhlng Gooda. may?
Bj J. FRASER MATHBWES.
WILL BE SOLD THIS DAY, CORNER
of Broad and Eas? Bay streets, st ll
e-1?sC8nares Bank of Charleston STOCK
$6223 City of Charleston. >lx Per Cent. Stow,
in lots to snit Purchasers.
Terms cash. _ niayi
By W. Y. LEITCH & R. S. BR?NS,
WLL BE SOLD AT PUBLIC AUCTION, ".'
THIS MORNING, the 2d day of May, ?872,
at the Postofflce, in the City of Charleston, at ii
o'clock, A. M.
Ail that LOT with a line -FOUR . STORY
BRICK STORE. In Hay ne street, Sooth Une,
known by the No. 9. said banding is about a* .
feet front by 60 feet deep, with Cistern and imaU I
yard, immediate possession given.. ...
Terms-One hair cash; balance in one year. .
with interest, secured by bond cf purchaser, and
mortgage of the premises. Purchaser to insure
banding and assign policy, and to pay us for pa?
pera and stamps. _ niaya
W. Y. LEITCH & R. S. BRUNS,
T?051T?VB SALE OF REAL ESTATE
JL FOR DIVISION. WU! be sold THIS DAT,
me 2d of May, at ll o'clock, at the Old Postofflce,
The following DESIRABLE REAL ESTATE : fai
That 3X SI OR Y WOODEN DWELLING, With
double pinazas, Kitchen. (Slate roof.) good cu?
te rn, situated at the sou th west comer or Inspec?
tion and Wharf streets. 'Daelong contains 4
square and 2 attic rooms, besides Pantry and
Dressing-room. Lol measures u feet iront by co
feet in depth.
That one STORY WOODEN SWELLING, Wett
or above, formerly used as a store. Lot meas?
ures 36 feet front by 69 feet in depth.
AU that LOT OF LAND, with the buildings
thereon, formerly used as a Cooperage by Robb's
Mill, situated at the Northwest corner of Inspeo-..
tion abd Wharf streets, measa lng In front 120
feet on Wharf street by nfl feet in depth. ' ?
That VACANT LOT aojo tn lng the above to the
West, measuring so feet front on Inspection street
by 120 feet L: .'?-pth.
ALSO, " <
That VACANT LOT at the Northeast corner or
Concord and Inspection streets, measuring 80
feet front on Inspection street by 120 feet in
oepih on Concord street.
Terms-For DwelUng at corner of Inspection jj
and Wharf streets one third oa-ih ; balance one
and two years, with interest, secured by bond and
mortgage. Property to be insured, policy as?
signed. Ba'an ce or property one-hair cash; ba?
lance In one year, with Interest. Purchaser to pay.
ua Tor papers and stamps._mari
Bj R. M. MARSHALL Se BROTHER,
DESIRABLE LOTS NEAR ELKERS
wm be] told, THIS DAT, 2d May, at ii
o'clock, at the Postofflce,
THREE LOTS OF LAND, on Division street,
known as numbers 26, 27 and 28, in a plat of .
twenty-one lota drawn-by R. K.Payne, Surveyor,
dated March, 1856, each measuring 64 feet front
by 200 feet deep, more or less; Lot No. 28 being at
the northeast comer of Brooks and Division
Terms-One-half cash: balance in one' year;
with interest from day of sale, to be secured by
toad of purchaser and mortgage of premises.
Purchaser to pay for papers and stamps.
may2_ ? '- ; .?? . ;
^tunion Sales-Jrntnrr das?.
By J. FRASER MATHE WES.
PALMETTO MINING AND MANUFAC?
TURING COMPANY'S PHOSPHATE LANDS,
Buildings and Machinery, for sale.
wm be Bold at corner or Broad and East Bay
streets, on TUESDAY. i4thMay, at ll o'clock.
The ENTIRE PROPERTY as arvve, situated on
the Ashley River, 16 miles from Charleston, con?
taining about eoo acres of Land, 260 cleared, bal?
ance in Woods, about 126 acres of avatlable Phos?
phate Rock, at an average of4tf feet deep/analy?
sts of which by Professor Shepard, State Chem?
ist, and others, gives so per cent. Bone Phosphate
or Lime. On the place la a double screw
washer, driven by 25 horse engine, capable or
washing 60 tons of rock per day, with a wharf
from washer to the river 20 feet wide, with pier
head 60 by 40 feet, railroad or "T ' iron from head
of wharf to washer, Mines and Factory, 6 Dump?
ing Cars and 1 Platform Car, Factory Building,
two stories and a half high, containing four pair
French Burr atones, three Crushers, Elevators,
Ac., Ac, driven by so horse engine, cjpadty for-,
grinding phosphates 80 tons per day, co rm ec teer
with which is a Double Brick Kiln for baking
about the same a uountof rook, one Blacksmith
th op and Tools, Carts, Wagons, Wheelbarrows, .
and alt necessary Mining Toots for immediate
nse. The work? have been in operation to within
the last two months. There ls a Dwelling House,
with all necessary outbuildings, Birns, stables.
Store Office, and quarters lor laborers.
Terms-Twentj-tbou and dollars casu; balance
In one, two and three yea?, secured by bond of
the purchaser, with interest at ?en per cent, per
annum, and uiortgage or the premises; property
to be injured and policy assigned. Purchaser to
pay me for papers and stamps.
This property can be treated for at private sale
opto i he day of sale.
Q. J. L U H N,
IMPORTER OF FINE CHEMICALS, PERFUMERY
AND SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS. '
No. 450 KING STREET, CORNER OF JOSH.
Now m Stock of my own Importation,
LOW SON AND HAYDEN'S SOAPS,
Tooth Brushes, . '
* Carbolic Acid,
Patter's Cold Cream.
English Dalby's Carminative, British OU, Roche's
Embrocation and uhlorodyne.
TILDEN A OO.'S SOLID AND FLUID EXTRACTS,
Pharmaceutical Preparations, Sugar-coated
Plus,Ac aurora* -
FORD'S SUB ; IC AL INSTRUMENTS,
AUNT POS BOOTH CAROLINA POR
DR. JEROME KIDDER'S ELECTRO MEDICAL
- MACHINE AND APPLIANCES,
Surgical lcstruments and Goods of foreign maa
ufacture Imported to order.
- My Dispensing Department ls complete, em?
bracing all New Remedies. ____
A rail assortment or TrnsseB and Bandages al?
ways on hand. _ _iziik ?
PHYSICIANS PRESCRIPTIONS .?"?JSggr
With accuracy day or night. jartfowfnuy