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VOLUME IX.-_NUMBER 2070 CHARLESTON, MONDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 2, 18^2._EIGHT DOLL4HS A YEAR.
THE ASSEMBLY AT WORK.
ENCOURAGING SIGNS-THE OR?AN
IZAXION OF TELE TWO HOUSES.
Some Feeble Efforts to Effect Legisla?
tive Reform-The Supreme Court, ?sc.
[SPECIAL TELEGRAM TO TBS NS WS]
COLUMBIA, Tuesday night, November 2G.
Although there Is a deal of dirty work going
on In connection with the struggle for the
sena?ors;.lp, the prospects of a decided Im?
provement in the conduct of public affairs
here ls very encouraging. The most Influen?
tial representatives seem averse to bestowing
the chairmanship- of the committee of ways
and means npon a mere politician, and efforts
are in progress to seenre the appointment for
the most capable, experienced, trustworthy
man who can be picked out, Irrespective of
party. _ SPRITE.
FIRST DALT OF THE SESSION.
[PROM O?B BXOULAB REPORTER ]
I COLUMBIA, Tuesday, November 26.
ThevBtatehonse was crowded this morning
with the members and hangers-on of the Gen?
eral Assembly, those having business In the
United .States Court, and the usual throng of
loungers and sightseers, in which, of course,
the colored element predominated.
In both houses the session was opened
promptly, the floor, lobbies and galleries being
packed with spectators. The Senate was
called to order at noon by Lieutenaut-Gover?
nor Banaler, all the senators being present.
After prayer by the fiev. Mr. Webster, the
colored chaplain of the last Senate, the lieu,
tenant governor addressed the Senate as fol?
Gentlemen of the Senate-Pursuant to the
provisions Of the constitution you have again
assembled to assist in devising ways and
means for the support of the government of
our Commonweaitn, ajid to enact sueh mea?
sures as i be wants of yonr constituencies re?
quire at your hands. To our condition and
wants, and to measures deemed necessary
tobe applied, your attention will be called by
the proper officers at the proper time. I may
be permitted to remark, however, before bid?
ding you an affectionate farewell, that when I
addressed the Senate upon my enterlBg upon
the duties of the office of Lieutenant-Gover?
nor, and as your presiding officer, I took oc?
casion to reler to the fact that so Imperilled
were the lives ot citizens In many counties
Of the State that extraordinary measures had
toibe resorted to by the Government of tbe
United States tor the protection of life and for
the preservation of the publlo peace; now,
however, I believe tbat peace and security
'prevails throughout our borders. A better state
of feeling exists, especially between the two
races or classes composing In the main the two
political parties, and Democrats have even vo?
ted for Republicans at our recent election.
Though political parties exist as a matter of
course, and are almost a necessity in a gov?
ernment like ours, yet all must learn how to
differ politically and yet maintain friendly re?
lations and join banda In e verv proper effort
looklnfto the welfare of the State and the
material prosperity of all classes and condl
Hons of the people. Every consideration
necessary to our well being as a community
demands concessions, forbearance, a practi?
cal acknowledgment of the equal rights of ail
under the law, and a determluation to live in
the present and for the future, and not in the
past. There must of neoesslty be a feeling of
good will and a more harmonious relation
ship between whites and blacks If either de?
strato prosper; If we desire to live together
In peace and tranquillity; If we desire that
capital i should, be employed and labor
encouraged and protected; If we desire to
nave a-government built upon something
like] an enduring basis-a government es?
sentially republican-which, while protecting
the Hie, the liberty and the property of the
citizen alike, will so guard the honor, the
faith and the credit ofjthe Commonwealth and
provide for the necessities of the people as to
oommend Itself to the respect and the cocfl
demle of the country and the world. That our
condition, financially and otherwise, IB not
satisfactory; that our political party lines (a?
rm been truthfully remarked) are very nearly
rice lines, or the lines that might be drawn
between the white and the colored people,
and consequently an apparent antagonism of
race and an absence of hearty good teellng ex?
ist, Is but a natural sequence following In the
wake of the revolution and social convulsion
which swept over this country like a whirl
wind within the past twelve years. The Re?
publican party,|belng numerically tbe strongest
and therefore the governing power, and its
creature, the administration, can in a thousand
ways do much towards creaiing a healthier
elate of publlo opinion, strengthen Its own
strength, and disarm those who are born io
complain, and who would destroy that party
as a ?jeyernlng power. On the other hand,
those who have more at stake in a pecuniary
sense in our success as a community can also
do much. Let them recognize the Inevitable;
assist those in authority In developing our
vast resources, and rebuilding our waste
places; wipe out and obliterate sectional dis?
tinctions, and throw our doors wide open to
capital irons any quarter, and welcome all who
come amongst us-the disreputable will carve
ont their own future; concede to the humblest
oltleen the free and untrammelled exercise
of his civil and political rights and pru il- ges,
and thus break down that feeling cf mistrust
abd want of confidence so naturally enter?
tained by a large class of our people. But,
gentlemen, I am trespassing upon your time
and possibly upon your patience, and I leave
this subject for treatment at another time. As
to many of you, gentlemen, this ls not our fl rat
here, ss to others it ls; together you form tbe
Senate and will have important duties to per?
form. Io you, gentlemen, with whom I have
been for the past two years associated, and
to your obliging and efficient clerk and his
subordinates, am I peculiarly Indebted lor
whatever of success I have achieved as your
presiding officer. Tour kindly aid and uni?
form courtesies and consideration have made
the duties of the chair comparatively light,
and lam sure that my accomplished succes?
sor will deserve and receive the same treat?
ment at yonr hands. I shall leave you, gen?
tlemen, upon my successor qualifying, tor
other fields of labor, carrying with me proud
and pleasing recollections of my connection
with this body. Ibid you, gentlemen, fare?
well, Invoking tbe blessing of Almighty God
upon each of yeu, and hoping and believing
that you will discharge the important duties
devofftbig upon you with an eye single to the
best interests of the entire people, and for the
good of the State.
A letter was read from Gleaves, the Lieu?
tenant-Governor elect, announcing that he
was unable to attend on account of Illness.
On motion of Whlttemore, Swells was then
unanimously chosen president pro tem. The
following subordinate officers were also unan?
imously elected : Woodruff, clerk; Stssons,
reading derk, and J. E. Green, colored, ser
geant-at-arms. A long discussion upon the
election of a chaplain ensued, resulting In the
abolition of the office, and appointing a com?
mittee to Invite the clergy residing In or vis?
iting the city to open the proceedings by
prayer In rotation. Wnlttemore moved that
the finance committee be authorized to ap?
point attaches. Duval moved an amendment
requiring the committee to report the num?
ber, names and pay of such appointees to the
Senate, and the appointments to be subject to
confirmation by the Senate. Adopted. Hay ne
gave notice o? a bill to repeal the license law
and of two other lees important bills.
The committees, as arranged in caucas,
were elected. The chairmen ot the most im
important ol these have already been report?
ed in these dispatches: The rest are : Agri?
culture, Dickson; claims, Nash; com meroe,
Holcombe; charitable Institutions, Cardozo;
education, Maxwell, enrolled bills, Maxwell;
engrossed bills, Cardozo; Incorporations,
Jones; mines. Gain; privileges and elections,
Wai tte m ore; public buildings. Sm'th; roads,
bridges and ferries, Cain; library, Johnston;
public lands, Jervey; retrenchment, Hayne;
penitentiary, Smalls; county officers, jamison;
and medical affairs, Owens.
The House was called to order at noon by
Clerk Jones. The roll being called all were
lound present, except Tolbert, Hamilton,
Myers, Bascomb, Tarleton, Lowman, W. H.
Wallace and Giles. The House then pro?
ceeded to the election of speaker. Bowley
nominated Lee. There was no other nomina?
tion, and Lee was unanimously elected.
Meelze and Thomas e; cor ted Lee to the chair,
and Bosemon administered the oath. Lee
made a short, sensible and modest speech.
The members were then sworn In groupe by
Lee. For clerk 0. A. Jones was nominated
by Bowley, and unanimously re-elected. John
Williams was also unanimously re-elected
The usual resolutions communicating with
the Senate and Governor were adopted, and
committees were appointed. The rest of the
time, until three, was occupied with filibuster?
ing over two resolutions looking to a reduc?
tion In the number of attaches, and a reform
of the last session's practice of members
hiring bed rooms all over the city, and get?
ting the rent paid as committee rooms. They
were offered respectively by Samuel Greene
and John Boston, both colored Republicans.
No particular opposition to the proposed re?
trenchment was manifested by any of the
members, but the discussion ol the measures
was prolonged chiefly by reason of the ludi?
crous Ignorance displayed by most ot the new
oolored members In regard to all parliament?
ary usage, the spirit ol suspicion and cap?
tiousness exhibited by other members, both
new and old, and the desire manifested by a
few to make long-winded speeches, ventilating
their purposes ol honesty. Finally both'
measures were postponed till Saturday and
Monday respectively, and the House ad?
Both branchas will meet in joint assembly
to-morrow at ooe P. M. to hear the returns of
the State election declared. It ls under?
stood that both branches will adjourn to-mor?
row until Saturday, or more probably until
The Circuit Court ?was opened this morn?
ing by Judge Bryan. The grand jury was or?
ganized with seven white and nine colored
members. Judge Bryan delivered a brief
charge, referring mainly to the violations of
the election law. The grand jury lound troe
bills against John L. Harmon and John A.
Duncan lor violations of the revenue laws,
and no bills against Thomas D. Taylor and
Henry Boykln for violation of tho enforce?
ment act. Brat ton's bond will be vacated to?
There being no quorum this morning, the
meeting of Judges adjourned sine die.
' The Supreme Court opened the November
term this morning. Present, Justices Moses,
Willard and Wright. The sixth circuit was
called and several arguments heard. Motion
granted in Slate vs. Haoiblln. Appeal dis?
missed in Stewart vs. Pierson.
The Charleston delegation are in caucus to?
night at Bose's Hotel on the senatorial and
other malters. No action of importance has
yet been taken.
G. P. Kirkland was to-day appointed treas?
urer of Oconee County, vice G. W. Bell, re?
signed on account ol ill health. PICKET.
TBE EVE OF THE ORGANIZATION.
A Free Exhibition of the Cum lng Leg?
islature-Staking Oat I ne Battle
Ground of th* Campaign-The Sena?
torial Squabble-What ?he Candi?
dates I In.-vc to Say About Themselves
and About Each Other.
[FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT. 1
COLUMBIA, November 25.
The legislative campaign for the session of
1872- 3 may now be said to be fairly opened.
The members ol the House had a caucus
this evening with open doors-a sort ot free
show-to which all the flaneurs ot the capital
resorted, and at which. In addition to the osten?
sible purposes of the consultation, there was
a sort of general gathering of the clans and
chalking out of lines of attack and defence.
The scene waa a peculiar and characteristic
one, tnt assemblage closely resembling the
lower housfl of the General Assembly, with
the exception that every person present felt
some degree of strangeness, and was more
diplomatic and therefore less "off hand" and
aggressive than the majority of them are after
they have become accustomed to their
surroundings. There was also a larger
preponderance of the colored element
than in the last House of Representatives,
and with the elegant but sombre black walnut
furniture and damask hangings of the cham?
ber, the dark shades decidedly predominate In
the picture. To sum up the lower house from
such a sample as was shown to-night may be
unfair, and lt may be that an estimate of Its
composition, lormed and expressed at this
writing, will need some modification, but
judging from the appearance of that body at
Its caucus to-night lt ls safe to say that lt will
be, as a whole, somewhat unmanageable.
The new colored members are Inferior In in?
telligence to those whom they displace, but
they are also, happily, Inferior in their ac?
quaintance with the "ways that are dark and
the tricks that are vain." They are wretch?
edly Ignorant, but not, as yet, depraved.
As a matter ol course these remarks apply
only to the Republican side of the House and
chiefly to the colored element on that side.
The Conservatives who have been elected to
this Assembly are, as a rule and perhaps with?
out an exception, men of ability and courage,
and with their increased numbers and im?
proved calibre, they have it in their power to
accomplish much good in various ways.
The object of the caucus was to facilitate the
organization of the House to-morrow by
agreeing upon the appointments to the princi?
pal offices connected with the House, and the
resulte of the assemblage have already been
famished by telegraph. The selections made
for speaker, clerk and sergeant-at-arms were
certainly as good as were to be expected.
Colonel Samuel J. Lee, of Aiken, who is
agreed upon for speaker, ls an intelligent and
courteous young colored man, with a good
knowledge of parliamentary law and practice
as adapted to the necessities of the case In a
South Carolina Legislature. Mr. A. 0. Jones,
of Charleston, who was unanimously retain?
ed in bis position of clerk, ls an excellent offi?
cer, who has won during his two years' or ser?
vice the hearty good will of all wlih whom he
has bad official relations, and who ia probably
as popular with both the Conservative and
Republican members of the Assembly as any
man who could have been named for the
position. The sergeant-at-arms who has
served during the past two years was also re?
elected, and will no doubt give the same de?
gree of satisfaction as heretofore.
I have given the first place to thia canons ol
the House because lt waa a significant ev
of the day that was net to be overlooked;
really the subject which engrosses the moe
the attention in all political circles here
present, ls the senatorial succession and
chances of the various aspirants there!
This ls the most serious subject that is to
cupy the attention of the Legislature dur
the next two weeks, and, Indeed, promises
be the main topic ot conversation, and
chlel staple of news until lt shall be dispoi
of by the vote of the Legislature, In Joint
sembly, on Tuesday, the io h proximo. I hi
patiently Interviewed euch of the three pt
clpal candidates for the position, and, ai
matter of news and record, I will endeavor
state, fairly and concisely, the substance
what each has to say.
The first of these candidates in point
prominence appears to be "Colonel" John
Patterson, belter known as "Honest Johi
I do not know how he comes by either til
but he is probably quite as muob entitled
the one as to tbe other. He ls a Penney li
nlan, an ex-member of the Legislature ol lt
Keystone State, and now the President of t
famous Blue Ridge Railroad Company. 1
Bays that he has the inside track on the sen
torlal question, and is perfectly sure to wi
He appears to assign no reason why he Bbou
be supported, except that he wants the po
tion, and ls no worse than the other men wi
have put themselves forward for election. I
says that Scott professes to desire the posltli
chiefly as an endorsement of his past recor
bot that Scott secured his last eleotlon as Go
ern or on the same plea, and that if he lato I
constantly elected to positions which 1
has disgraced, or re-eleoted to ' bett
places, as an "end?rsemeni" of his past a
tiona, lt will get tiresome and monotonot
after awhile, and had better be stopped no\
As to Elliott, he says that he ls only maklr
a fight on the ground of color, and that tb
thing is played out; that he ls not even popi
lar among the men of his own race, who begl
to see that the Issue ol color Is an unsafe 01
for them, and that, of course, he cannot e:
peet the support of white men. Aa to h
plan of campaign be says, sarcastically an
Ironically, that lt is a pity to corrupt the li
nocent young men from the country wh
compose the majority of the Assembly, but h
has observed In battles that "Heaven le o
the side of the heaviest artillery," and b
believes that in South Carolina politics for
tune favors the longest purse. That longei
purse he claims lo own, and he talks grandil
oquenlly, but vaguely, of $25,000 beta upo;
himself against the field, and ot other gi gan tl
amounts of reedy cash, which he is pre
pared to throw into the Assembly, o
anywhere else that lt can be made effec
tive. He ls also Industriously circulating
tho statement, though his toolers and whip
pers-ln, that "he is a man of his word, whosi
promises can always be trusted," ?fcc, whlci
may mean that he desires to conduct thli
campaign on the short credit principle, am
pay his supporters only In case the fight b<
won. His friends refer, as a proof of hil
square dealing, to the tact that when the Blu<
Ridge scrip swindle was driven by briber]
through the Legislature, he fulfilled all bli
promises promptly and faithfully, and paid ni
in lull for every vole that was bargained for
but his enemies unkindly assert that In ibm
case be was not spending his own money
and that In this case, where he will be com?
pelled to depend on his own resources, he
may not be relied upon to faithfully discharge
his "honest" obligations. This latter Insinua
tion, however, may be pure slander, and ex
perlence has shown that In South Carolins
In this year of grace 1872 the heart of thc
political man is "deceitful above all things,
and desperately wicked."
Governor R. K. Scott Is a'so very prcmlnenl
In the senatorial race. He says be has nc
money lo spend for his election, but he be?
lieves be has as much money as will ever be
actually spent by the most lavish ot
his opponents. He relies upon bis long
affiliation with the party, his connec?
tion with the colored race both as
a burean commander and BB Gover?
nor, and the fact that he has always watched
their Interests. He says that now the Gov?
ernorship is off his bands, he ls ready to
admit Just where and how he bas made mis?
takes, and that his trank confession ot those
mistakes should be a guarantee against theil
repetition. While, however, be admits hie
mistakes, he claims that lt would have re?
quired a very Napoleon of statesmanship to
have filled his position with all ita uncomforta?
ble and demoralizing surroundings without a
fauit or a blunder, and ne thinks that on the
whole the Conservatives of the State should
have no reason to strenuously oppose his elec?
tion as senator, and if elected he promises to
be earnest and diligent In advancing the ma?
terial Interests of South Carolina, and in se?
curing good and acceptable Federal officials
In this State.
General Robert B. Elliott, the colored con?
gressman from the third district, Is the last
named, but by no means the least Important
of tbe three prominent candidates. Hu says
that he bad no intention of running on any
other issue than his personal and comparative
merits, but that the question of color bas been
forced upon him by the Industrious circulation
of his opponents' charges that that was his only
line of policy. He bas therefore accepted the
question of color as an element which enters
Into the campaign, and be ls satisfied that his
enemies have put a weapon in his bands with
which he can slaughter them. He disclaims
vehemently any Intention of using bribery In
any manner whatever, and says that he waa
as largely instrumental as any other one man
In securing the reform pledges In the Republi?
can State platform, has taken especial occa?
sion since the election to reiterate them, and
will make lt his business whether in or out of
tbe United States Senat* to hold the new State
administration to a rigid fulfilment of their
promises. He is, like all the other candi?
dates, perlectly confident ol success, and, like
all the rest, be believes that In addition lo
having the only substantial claim upon the
Republicans h<? has also the beet grounds for
expecting Conservative support. As to the
appointments to Federal positions in this
State, about which, as a United States sena?
tor, he would have something to say, he says
that he has mad? no specific promises to any
one; that as between two applicants for any
position, if both were equally honest and
capable, and one were a Demosrat and the
other a Republican, he would naturally choose
the latter, but if the Democrat were the su?
perior of the Republican in intelligence, fitness
and Integrity, he would, without hesitation,
recommend him instead o? the Republican,
and that as between Republicans he would de?
sire to see the white and black races about
equally represented in the distribution ol the
: The race now appears to be between these
three. Others have been candidates, among
whom are Senator H. J. Maxwell, colored,
from Marlboro' County; Attorney-General D.
H. Chamberlain, Judge Wright, colored,
the Supreme Court, and possibly Major Lc
E. Johnson, ex-United Stated marshal,i
Tim Harley, who claims that he has just
good claims to a senatorial position as Sun
Cox has to a seat on the floor ot Congre
and that as a great American humorist b<
at least aa great a success as that genial c
pet-bagger from Ohio. Others may come li
the contest, and lt ls ol course not Imposai
that the winner bas not yet been named, I
so far as present indications are concern*
the race appears to be between the three fi
named above, and between them the chani
are as 'yet far too uncertain to warrant a
prophecies. _? _ PICKET
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY,.
A Complete lilet of tbe Members of tl
Legislature of 1879-73.
The number of members of the General J
semb'y ls 167, viz: 33 senators and 124 repi
sentallves. Of the senators 8 are Consen
tl vea and 25 are Republicans, and of the re
resentatlves 23 are Conservatives and 101 a
Republicans. The Republican majority <
Joint ballot ls 95. Of the senators 16 a
colored, and of the representatives 80 a
colored. A complete Hst of the members
given below, the names of Conservatives bell
printed In italics:
South Carolina Senate.
I. Gain, Lawrence, Edgefleld, colored.
2. Cardozo, Henry, Kershaw, colored.
3. Clinton, F. A., Lancaster, colored. .<.
4. Corwin, H. C., Newberry, white.
I 5. Dickson, E. E., Clarendon, white.
6. Donaldson, T. Q., Greenville, white.
7. Duncan, D. B., Spartanrjurg, white.
8. Dunn, T. C., H?rry, white.
9. Duwil, ff. TP., Chesterfield, white.
10. Ford, Sandy, Fairfield, Goitred..
IL Gaillard, S. E., Charleston, colored.
12. Hayne, Chas. D., Aiken, colored.
13. Bolcombe Wm. E., Plckens, white. .
14. Holllngshead, Jere., Abbeville, white.
16. Hopi, J. C., Lexington, white.
16. Jamison, Jas. L., Orangeburg, colored.
17. Jervey, Wm. R., Charleston, colored. -
18. ?T?ter, T. B., Union; white.
19. Johnston, W. E , Sumter, colored.
20. Jones, Wm. H., Jr.,Georgetown, colored
21. Keith, Wm. C., Oconee, white.
22. Lee, John, Chester, colored..
23. McIntyre, Geo. F.,Colleton, white.
24. Maxwell, H. J., Marlboro', colored.
26. Nash, W. Beverly, Richland, colored.
26. Owens, Y. J. P., Laarens, white.
27. Smalls, Robert, Beaufort, colored.
28. Smith, Christopher, Marlon, white.
29. Smith, James M., Barnwell, white.
30. Bwalls, 8. A., Williamsburg, colored.
31. Wilson, John, Anderson, white.
32. White, J. Hannibal, York, colored.
33. Whlitemore, Bsnj. F., Darllnglpn, white
House of Representatives.
1. Adamson, Frank, Kershaw, colored.
2. Allman, Jacob, Marlboro', colored.
3. A udell, Charles J., Charleston, white.
4. Artson, Bobt. B., Charleston, colored.
6. Barker, John A., Edgefleld, while.
6. Baicomb, J. B., Beaufort, colored.
7. Black, William, Lancaster, white.
8. Bosemon, B. A., Charleston, colored.
9. Boston, James D., Newberry, colored.
10. Boston, John, Darlington, colored.
11. Bowen, R. E., Pickens, white.
12. Bowley, James A., Georgetown, colored
13. Brennan, James, Charleston, white.
14. Bridges, Samson S., Newberry, colored
15. Bryan, Blcbard, Charleston, colored.
16. Cain, ?verldge, Abbeville, colored.
17. ^Gannon, Gabriel, Spartanburg, white.
' 18. Cooran, John R., Anderson, white.
19. Collins, Augustus, Clarendon, colored.
20. Compton, W. P., Spartanbtirg, white.
21. Cooper, N. B, Horry, white.
22. Crews, Joseph, Laurens, while.
23. CriUendon, Stanley S, Greenville, white
24. Curtis, A. W., Bichland, colored.
26. Dannerly, Abram, Orangeburg, colored,
26. Davis, Nelson, York, colored.
27. Dix, John, Orangeburg, colored.
28. Dunkln, Saml. L, Orangeburg, colored.
29. Dusenbury, J. E., Horry, white.
30. Ellison, H. H., Abbeville, colored.
31. Featherstone, J. C. C., Anderson, white.
32. Ford, A. P., Charleston, colored.
33. Frazier, W. D., Collei on, colored.
I 34. Gaither, Beuben D., Kershaw, colored.
36. Gant, Hastings, Beaufort, colored.
36. Giles, Fortune, Williamsburg, colored.
37. Gilmore, John T., Bichland, colored.
38. Qo?dwin, John H., Greenville, white.
; 39. Gourdin E. H., Marlon, colored.
40. Graham, David, Edgefleld, colored.
41. Grant, J. J., Charleston, colored. .
42. Grant, Wm. A., Charleston, colored.
43. Greene, Samuel, Beaufort, colored.
14. Greene, James F., Charleston, white.
46. Green, Charles, Georgetown, colored.
46. Greenwood, Isom, Newberry, colored.
47. Hamilton, ThomaR, Beaufort, odored.
48. Hays, Eben, Marloo, white.
49. Btrndon, Edmund, Oconee, white.
60. Holland, Gloater, Aiken, white.
51. Holmes, A. P., Colleton, colored.
52. Hough, A. V., Kershaw, colored.
53. Humbert, B. H., Darlington, colored.
64. Harley, Timothy, Charleston, white.
56. Johnson, J. W., Marlon, colored.
56. Johnston, T. B., Sumter, white.
67. Jones, W. B., Aiken, white.
68. Keith, S. J , Darlington, colored.
59. Lee, Samuel J, Aiken, colored.
60. Lee, Levi, Fairfield, oolored.
61. Levy, Orlando H., Charleston, white.
62. Lilly, John, Chester, colored.
63. Lowery, A. M., Chesterfield, white.
64. Lowman, J. W., Lexington, white.
- 65. Martin, Thoa. H., Abbeville, white.
66. Meetze, Benry A., Lexington, white.
67. Middleton, B. W., Barnwell, colored.
68. Miller, M. 8., Fairfield, white.
69. Miller, Isaac, Fairfleld, colored. -
70. Mills, James, Laurens, colored. .
71. Mlnort, Charles, Bichlaad, colored.
72. Moore, J. P., Greenville, white.
73. Moore, T. J., Sparenburg, white.
74. Myers, N. B., Beaufort, white.
76. Myers, J. F., Oranjreburg, white.
76. McCullough, Jas., Greenvllle,'whlte.
77. McLaurin, D. P., Marlboro', white.
78. Nerlaod, B. H., Barnwell, white.
79. Nix, Frederick, Barnwell, colored. '
80. North, C. F., Charleston, colored.
81. Owens, M. L., York, white.
82. Peterson, James, Williamsburg, colored.
83. Petty, Edward, Charleston, colored.
84. Prloleaii, Isaac, Charleston, colored.
85. PresBley, Thomas, Williamsburg, colored.
86. Bamsay, W. W., Snmter, colored.
87. Batch ford, J. H., York, colored.
88. Reed, Geo. A., Beaufort, colored.
89. .Rice, B. B., Union, white.
90. Riley, Henry, Orangeburg, colored.
91. Rivers, Prince B., Aiken, colored.
92. Robertson, J. D., Beaufort, white.
93. Simms. Charles, Chester, colored.
94. Simons, Limns, Edgefleld, colored.
95. Simklns, Paris, Edgefleld, colored.
96. Simklns. Augustus, Edgefleld, colored.
97. Smalls, Eneraran, Colleton, colored.
98. Smi% B. M., Spartanburg, white.
99. Stnltb, J. A,, Darlington, colored.
100. Spears, Butler, .?umter^colored.
101. Spencer, N. F./Cuarleston, colored.
102. Spencer, IF. W., Chesterfield, white.
103. Sperry, Charles E., Georgetown, colored.
; 104. Sullivan, Ciesar, Laurens, colored.
105. Bumpier, E. H., Barnwell, colored. :
106. Tarleton, Rober t, C J Let on, colored.
107. Tate, Enos A., Oconee, white.
108. Thomas, Wm. M., Culleton, colored.
109. Thompson, S. B., Richland, colored.
110. Thompson, B. A., Marlon, colored.
Ul. Tlngman, Julios, Charleston, colored.'
112. Tolbert, J. H., Abbeville, white.
113. Turner, R. W., Charleston, colored, i
114. Vanderpoel, J., Charleston, colored.
115. Wallace, John. Union, white.
116. Wallace, W. E., Onion, white.
117. Warley, Jared, Clarendon, colored. '
118. Wldeman, H. A., Abbeville, colored.
119. Williams, Daniel, York, colored.
120. Wilson, John, Anderson, white.
121. Wilson, J. C., Sumter, colored.
122. Wolfe, Daniel C., Lancaster, white.
123. Young, Jame?, Laurens, colored.
124. Yoong, Prince, Chester, colored. .:i
THE WATS THAT ABE DARK.
The Arrest of J. Gould-Excitement In
the Stock Blarket.
The arrest la New York, on Friday last, of
Jay Gould, the deposed president of the Erle
Railroad Company, upon a warrant sworn
to bj P. H. Watson, president ol the Erle di?
rectory, and Henry N. Smith, pf the house ol
Smith, Gould, Martin & Co., president of the
Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad, In Missouri,
and one of the directors of the Tenth National
Bank of New York, upon a charge of embez?
zling $?,7;6,55.1 belonging tb the Erle Com?
pany,' has been announced;
The arrest ls attributed by the friends of
Gould to the "cornering" of tne common stock
ot the Chicago and Northwestern Railroad
Company, which it ls asserted grew out ol stock
op?ration?, and the severance of old and the
formation of new speculative ties by men no?
torious in the annals of Wall street, who, hav?
ing preyed upon the unfortunate "outsider"
in Wall street for so long a lime, have ex?
hausted their resources, aud having no other
game, have fallen upon one another, and tc
whom Smith, the late, partner of Gould,
la said to be opposed. The offences charged
dale from August, 1868. to the 22d .of
Novemoer, 1872, during whlcn time Smith, one
of the affiants, was a partner ot Jay Gould,
and the Information upon which the warrant
was obtained ls said to have been derived
from the books of tint concern. On the
other band, it is asserted by President Watson
that bis in format lou wes not completed con?
cern. 'Jay Gould's transactions until Thurs?
day ni. " the day previous ta (be arrest, and
that, lb fore, the theory adopted by Gould's
irlendr lt it correct... 8. L. M. Barlow, one
ot the Erk actors, also slates Ibat valuable
lo lonnatlo' vhlch they bad just been able to
obtain from . e books of Smith, Could, Mar?
tin & Co., led : the arrest at this lime; that
Information sh *ed that Gould has personally
robbed the Erl?> .'oad of $10,000.000. Ur. Bar?
low added that Gould was concerned with
August Schell, Horace F. Clarke, and other.-,
In a gi nan Mc stock speculation, in which $100,
000,000 is staked, Gould's interest being $16,
000,000. Another Erle director Bald-this was
but the first Instalment of revelations lobe
It was not supposed I bat the attempt against
Gould in the Chicago and Northwestern trans?
action would be successful, which werna lo be
confirmed by the tact that Smith on 8 iturday
refused to settle, and uot a share ot the stock
was bought in on bis account. Vanderbilt ls
believed to be at ihe back of Gould, from the
fact that hts son-in-law, Horace F. Clarke, ls
one ot the bondsmen in tbe Erie suit. It Is
known that Smith ls short of the stook roan
amount exceeding 30,000 shares, and that
Drew is In a similar position as regards up?
wards of 20,000 shares. Considerable excite- .
ment exisied in theetock market in New York
on Saturday. North wes wm sold first at 165,
then at 160 down to 145, again at 150. Later.
In the day Northwestern common Block was
sold under tho rule for parties who refuse to
Bettie, forty-three thousand shares, to Kenoon,
Cox & Co., ot which Daniel Drew ls special
partner, for $2 cash. ?
GRASS'S FORTHCOMING MESSAGE.
WASHINGTON, November 26.
The rough draft of the President's annual
message, though not quite finished, was read
to the Cabinet to-day, all the members being
present. It will be perhaps one-fifth longer
than last year's message.
In response to a question asked by the
writer of this dispatch, the President remark?
ed be had no objection In Baying that the mes?
sage would nut show a change of policy on
his part, as bis endeavor was uow, as lt had
been in the past, to perform his entire
duty to the extent of> his ability, and
in such m inner as would best serve the
Interests of the country. He was not
certain that he would recommend to
Congress an extension of amnesty to the two
or three hundred nerf ons excluded by recent
legislation, but if ne should it would be with a
proposed condition that ihe beneficiaries
merely take an oath to support the Constitu?
tion of the United Mates. Congress, how?
ever, had ample authority In the premises,
and could act with regard to the matter with?
out a repetition of hie views contained in his
former annual message. He saw no more ne?
cessity, as had been asserted, for making a
declaration ol a mora friendly policy toward
the South than tor such a declaration toward
the North, as he sought as President, under
the obligation of his oath, to execute the du?
ties of his position wl'.bout favor or partiality,
in accordance with law. He would In his
message endorse such recommendations of
legislation as maybe presented by the heads
of the several departments, and whloh
experience had shown to be necessary, aud
he would recommend to Congress that action
be taken with regard to the award made by
the Geneva arbitration. The money will be
paid by Great Britain to the Department of
State and be deposited io the treasury. Of
course lt cannot be drawn therefrom except
In accordance witt, law for the purposes
specified. Tn the course of conversation on
the subject of civil service reform, the Presi?
dent said ibat, wal e competitive examina?
tions were desirable, he did not think lt right
that office should be given to the enemies of
the administration to the exclusion of its
friends. He was now engaged In examining
applications for pardons, taking up the cases
singly with a view to a conclusion upon
them. He Intended to pardon Colonel Bow
erman, who, eighteen months ago, was con?
victed of embezzlement while he was an
officer In the Baltimore customhouse. He
added that, in addition to other reasons, Col?
onel Bowerman wis a brave and faithful
officer during the late war.
A SHIPWRECKED CREW.
\ Vessel Lost oft* the Coast of England
and her Crew Brought to Savannah.
[From the Savannah News.]
The ship Peter Maxwell'Captain Sullus,
which arrived at Ty bee yesterday from Liver?
pool, brought to tl is port ihe shipwrecked
crew of the Brill, : brig Friendship, which
foundered off the coast ot England. From
Captain Sulius we karn the following particu?
late of the disaster: His ship sailed lrom Liver?
pool for ibis port OD ihe 4th of October, and
on the evening ol the 7ih, when between
"Tuskar" and "The Small," off the coast of
England, bu fell In with the brie Friendship,
Captain Bell, coal luden, bound from Newport
(Wales) from Queejstown, in a sinking con?
dition. Captalu S. lowered a boat and look off
the captain's wife t.nd one man. Captain Bull
and the crew, four men, lett the brig In their
own boat and reached the "Maxwell" in safety.
The wind shifting to the northward, Captain
Sullus was obliged to continue on his voyage,
and brought the second party to this port, as
he did not meet wit h a vessel homeward bound
to which he could transfer them. When last
seen the brig was still afloat, but from all ap?
pearances would probably sink in a few hours.
The British oonsul will, of course, take every
care of the unfortunates, and before many
weeks they will be safely landed in Old Eng?
land, none the woise for their trip to the New
AR?O?R SOLONS FOR SALE?
1 BLACK FABSON AND EDITOR OX
THE SENATORIAL FIGHT. . ?
.'A Word or Warning to th* Member*
Of Ihe l-eg??iatur?> "
[Prom the Mission ar j Record, November 23 ]
Gentlemen, von have ; been elected to tbe
high and responsible positions of legislators,
on the basis that you were opposed to tbe cor?
ruptions which bave hitherto walked rampant
in this State; alt of yod. whether1 Democrats,
"True Republicans" or Begul&r Union Repub?
licans, have been elected by the suffrages of
the people of this State on th> high ground of
opposition io corruption insll avpnriments ol
thfs government- The.glaring and undeni?
able mismanagement. In this State shocked
every man who had* one sentiment of
honor left.' TVe-whole people rose np
as one. man agalnat-fl the corruptionists,
and you, taking sides with the people,
have been elevated to places of honor and
trust. Ton were elected with tb? understand?
ing that measures of reform, 'retrenchment
and economy were to be Inaugurated and
strictly adhered to In the future. Tour con?
duct will be closely scrutinized by every citi?
zen; your every action will be watched by the 1
men who have elevatedyou., You cannot,' if
you will, avoid the constant gaze of some of
your constituents. It now behooves you to be
in accord with the Governor of this 'State in
order to carry out those great measures of
reform Which be and those with whom be acts I
as executive officer and advisors are now in?
augurating. With . commendable zeal and
prudence they have entered upon the work of
reform-they have, begun at the root,
where the disease ls most vital, and by look?
ing well to the financial convalescence
of the Stace, they will restore life, health and
prpsperity to ali pans of the body, If they
shall apply the remedies In the right places;
If they frown-down all peculations and specu?
lations upon the people's properly and Inter?
ests by those measures, and restore confi?
dence and disappoint the foul hope of our en?
emies that this would be a disgraceful and
venal administration. Then we shall have re?
deemed South Carolina, redeemed Republi?
canism from reproach In this State, and com- j
pletely disarmed tbe foes ef reconstruction
and proved the late attempt at destroying the
party as the most gigantic taree, and the alle?
gations of the Bolters a damnable flaunting
lie, worthy of them alone. You will be call?
ed upon to make a choice betweeu men for';
the high and dignified position of United
States senator. We have been cursed with
two huge humbugs, elevated to those posi?
tions by bribery and corruption, men who
BOUGHT ibetr places lu the Senate with their
MONET, and now tell yon and the country that
they are.under no obligations to the Legisla?
ture for their places, because they PAID for
the place. Members of the Legislature of
Routh Carolina, let not another living man
boast of your degradation. Men who now
seek that position bave made lt a public boast
that they can and will buy you, your votes,
and their seat in the. United States
Senate; they bave fixed o, price on your
heads, and brought their money to Colum?
bia, all ready counted out In-convenient par?
cels, with each of your value marked on lt. Ii
you vote for them after .these boasts, then the
country will know that you are bought.
Kveryvote cast for these men will be re?
garded as purchased. It ls notorious that the
South Carolina Legislatures have been the
butt and Jeer of the land, reported to be tbe
most venal of all Legislative .bodies in tbe
land. It ls in your power now to rise above
tbe past, and as you enter upon the dlacharte
of your duties let the world know that hence?
forth jibe members of the General Assembly of
Ailis State ls no more a chattel pen, where any
political slave-trader may buy bis herd of vo?
ters as he pleases. Gentlemen, you have grave
responsibilities to perform. You cannot afford
to sell the position ol United States senator to
the highest bidder. Tnere are fourteen3 hun?
dred Federal appointments under the control
ot the senators and representatives In this
Slate. These offices pay more than three hun?
dred thousand dollars yearly of salaries. It ls
-44. vast power of patronage to be wielded by the
senators more particularly. You cannot sell
-a position of so muoh moment to the thousands
of your constituents. We appeal tc the colored
men who compose the majority in ind Assem?
bly. We warn you not to disgrace your race,
and degrade tbe high positions to which you
have been elevated. Let it' not go down to
posterity that you sold your votes, and sold
the senatorship for a few paltry dollars, dis?
graced yonr children, dishonored your
fathers, shamed your mothers, and de?
stroyed your country by so base a crime.
You are In the majority. You have the
power to eleot the best maa who will conserve
ihe best lo te re ai s ol this State. The man who
buys votes, expects to make his money back
again, and ii elected by bis money be will In
turn sell the fourteen hundred positions In hts
power, in order to make bis money back again;
and while he does BO yon will bear all the
odium and contempt of the country for hav?
ing sold the position. We warn you tbatevery
man ls watched, and an Indignant people will
not forget you nor- your notions when tbe
day of*voting comes again. Let thia opportu?
nity be Improved by you to put iorever at rest
the proposition that yon are for sale at any
time. Let those who thus under-value your
honor, by offering you a bribe for your vote,
understand (hat henceforth the South Caro?
lina Legislature ls to stand second to none in
honesty, integrity, and a dignified manhood.
Incorrupt aod Incorruptible. STRIKE, MEN, FOB
TOUE HOKOB. ______
OT EB THE SEA.
Tbe Complication* In France.
PARIS, November 26..
There ls great excitement here and In the
Provinces. It Is announced that the right and
right centre are determined to sup.Dort the
committee appointed to drait a reply to Thiers.
There are no indications ibis morning of a
compromise between the executive and legis?
lative departments. Both parties adhere to
their respective positions. The situation ie
regarded as serious.
Panis, November 26-Evening.
The majority report of the committee on the
address was read In the Assembly this after?
noon. It ls a strong Indictment against the
Rads, and lt Insists on the establishment of a
responsible ministry as a means of fighting
radicalism. The majority ot the committee
wanted an Immediate consideration of the re?
port. The minority moved a postponement
till Thursday. The motion was carried. The
result ls regarded as favorable te the govern?
LONDON, November 26.
Paris specials say the Radical journals are
violent, and declare a terrible revolution will
lollow the overthrow of tbe Thiers Govern?
ment. Some of the journals accuse the L??
gitimiste, OrleanlRts and Imperialists of having
lormed a coalition for the downfall of the
present government. General Ohangarnler le
also charged with an attempt to secure power.
Troubles lu Spain.
MADKID, November 26.
There was a riot in 'Saniander which was
easily suppressed. Tbe Province of Merola Is
placed under martial law. Additional troops
have been Bent to Andalusia.
The Khedive's Exp?dition.
LCNOON, November 26.
The Khedive's expedition constata of five
thousand men, and ls commanded by Purdy
Bryan, an American. It goes In transports
with the osteoalble purpose ot joining Dr.
Livingstone and of co-operating wlib bim ll
agreeable, otherwise to act Independently lo
solving the problem of the sources of the Nile
under Egyptian colors.
THE NEXT UNITED STATES SENATE,
RALEIGH, November 26.
Both houses balloted for senator. A Aili
vote ls 169; Yance 78, Merrimon 18, Pool 73,
No choice. Both houses adjorned. All partie!
are working earnestly lor to-morrow's con
INDIANAPOLIS, November 26.
The preliminary votea in the Indianapolis
Legislature,confirm the prospector Morton I
continuance la the Senate.
ABOUT TBE WEATHER.
WASHINGTON, November 26.
Light rain to-nlgnt followed by clearing and
Tid weather to-morrow from the Ohio val
feT'outn?ard over the Gulf and South Allan
GLIMPSES OF GOTHAM, o
Niw YORK, November36.
The World says the reports of an sJarmlng
nature regarding Mr. Greeley are utterly with?
out foundation. . Bis- friends bave toe utmost
faith in rest and a short exemption from the
cares of business. ? '"- "
There has bern snow, rain and sleet since
nine o'clock, with the wind riast.
The supreme court orders Horace F. Clerk
to give testimony before the referee, regsrd
ing the Erle Company and Jay Gould. Van?
derbilt, publishes a card, denying: any connec?
tion with Goold In the North witera c^ra^K
The police believe that Mr . Play, of Lonie
j ville, bas absconded with conslderablamoney?
I The search tn |bls:vicinity la suspended. - - ?
I There was a nitro glycerlue explosion ! hear
Yonkers to-dav, which blew tho bolldlng to
atoms and fatally burt several. -
The city estimates show it will require over
i ten and a half millions for the municipal ex
pentesof187$. *.'.'- ?J - -V.s"'J 7?fs7
The Kyle Bilk Manufacturing Company has
Called with liabilities of $300,000. The princi?
pal Incorpora tor, Jobn O. Byle, ls missing.
TRICKS THAT ARE VAIN. '\"
NEW ORLHANF, November 2d.
, Two men were arrested to-day. charged with
obtaining ten thousand dollars life insurance
upon a person whom they subsequently
pm- THE* FBJEND8 AND ?CQUAINT
AN0B8 or Mrs. CHARLOTTE. _OA?NEr SW? "re?
spectfully invited to. attend her Fanerai, THU
AFTSBNOON,* at hair-past 3 o'clock, from st
Pa tri ok's church. norn
1 ? . '. i1."1,.r.l ii'1 . j.i. :
?bunotTj. Cf?j&ilc '..->*>*>
"BROUGHTON - TMed fiSnsBSKsS^BSw
River, . n the 22.1 of November, liTt,MlaaEusAM
B. BBOUQETON, in the 63d year of her age. . _*
Tl*- PLANTERS' AND MEGH?NI?V
BANK OP SOUTH CAROLINA, C lARLESfON,
NOVEMBER 37, 187X-T0-M0B8OW fThursda,)
having been appointed as a bay of Tnasksgivlas;
and Prayer thia Bank will be closed. /.' tv.
Matuiltios of that day mun therefore be antici?
pated. : TH03. FROST, iau. a '.
DOVJ7-1 . Cashier.
! pm-BANX OF PH?EL t?f* O.W
MORROW being i
be dosed. ' Paper ?_. .
be anticipated. '?'??'WL* WaRDtif; *^ ?
novar . :i ? 't?MmH^
pm-FLRST NATIONAL. B A N^j? . QF;
CHARLESTON, CHARLESTON NOVEMBER. 27,
18TX-Tb-MOBBOW, Che 21th Instant. h*vlDg bees
appointed as a Day of National Thanksgiving' tala ,
Bank will ba closed. Notes and acceptances pay?
able then most be an?clnatea.1 '
' :'.WM. O.' BREESE, 1,1 9
nov27 '.' Caihler.
MW UNION BA^K OF BODTH.OARfJ-;
LINA, CHARLESTON, NOVEMBER 2^.1871
THUBSDAT n<zt, 38th Instant, having been set.
apart as a day of National Thanksgiving thia Bank
will be closed. Paper payable on that day, rtnit '
be anticipated. H. D. ALEXANDER^'
-!-! . . li, , j "1
pm- NOTICE.-PEOPLE'S NATIONAL .
BANK, CHARLESTON, NOVSMBEft 37, 1872.
TO-MOBBOV being Thanksgiving Day this Bank j
will be closed ss asnal. Nc tee and CoUeciloos
maturing on that day most be.anticipated'. '. "S -
novar '.' B. O. LOPEK, Ca-hler. ,ja '
pm- PEOPLE'S BANE OF SOUTH
CAROLINA CHARLESTON, NOVEMBER 27, 1873.
TO-MOEKOW. the 38th Instant, having'been ap?
pointed by the National and ?tata Anthony s as .
la Day of Tnanksgiying. this Bank will be cosed,
j The payments of Hut day moat therefore bo anti?
cipated, JAMES a BETTS,
novl7-l . ''Cashier.
pm- PUBLIC MARKETS, NOVEMBER
27, 1872-To-MOBBOW having been set apart aa si '
Day of Thanksgiving the Market will be etoeed iat f
8 o'clock A. M. . W. KIRKWOOD, i
noV37 Chief Clerk. .
sm- THE SOUTH CAROLINA LOAN 1
AND TRUiT COMPANY-CHARLESTON, 8.0,
NOVEMBER 27, 1872.-This fjfflce * 1U be clos d
on THURSDAY next, the Natonal ihantsgman
Day. Mai unties of that day mast be antteipBtsMUt
nov37 l F. A. MITLHFLL, caanler..
pm- CITIZENS? SAVIN3 BANK ;';QF!
SOUTH CAROLINA CHARLESTON BRANCH,
No. 8 BROAD STREET.-THtTBSDAT, 38th Inst., '
having been appointed a Day of National 7hank*- -
I giving, this ornee win oe closed. All maturities
j bf that day must therefore bo an ti cl pa ted. . . -
nov37-l D. RAVE NE L, Jr.,;Ca shier.
^CONSIGNEES' NOTI OE .-THE
Bark WALTER la discharging at Central Wharf.
AU Goods not removed by sunset wi.I be stored, at
owners' risk and expense. No claims will be
allowed for damages or otherwise unless noted to '
removal of Goods.
n0V2T-l MOSES GOLDSMITH A SON, Agen?.''
pm- NOTICE.-ALL PERSONS ABE
hereby cautioned against harboring or crediting
any of the crew of the British- Bark J. B. DUFFUs,
as no debts will be paid by the Captain or
novar S B. G. WILKINS * CO., Agents.
pm- DB. TUTT'S EXPECTOR A NT
I checks inflammation and assists the ranga to-ex?
pel the irritating matter which accumulate* ra
the Bronchial tubes.. nov2l 8DAW
pm-TRE MF.MBF.Rh OF THE GERMAN
HUSSARS TILTING CLUB are requested to eau
j ion Messrs. MENKE A MULLER and leave orders
for their Uniforms.
By order or the President. ."
" -" !:: '- J. C. W. BISCHOFF,
pm- BELL SCHNAPPS, DISTILLBD
by the Prop net* ra at Schiedam, in Holland. An
Invigorating Tonio and Medicinal Beverage.
Warranted perfectly pore, and free from alu
deleterious substances. It ls distilled from Bar? .
ley of the finest quail ty, and the aromatic Juniper
Berry or Italy, and designed expressly fot cases
or Dyspepsia or Indigestion, Dropsy, Gout, Rheu?
matism, General Debility, Cartarrh of toe'Blad?
der, Pains in the Back and stomach, and all
diseases or the Urinary Organs, lt gives relief
in Asthma, Gravel .and Calooli tn the Bladder,
strengthens and Invigorates the system, and ls
a certain preventative and cure of that dreadful
scourge. Fever ?nd Agaa.
CAUTION 1-ASk for "HUDSON G. WOLFE'S
', For sale by all respectable Grocers and Apothe?
. HUDSON G. WOLFE A GU, Sole Importers.
Offlce, No. 18 South william streut, New Tort.
jg- BUEN HAM'S AROMATIC DENTI?
FRICE, for Cleaning, Beautifying and Preserving
the Teeth, and Imparting a refreshing taste to tts
month. Prepared by ^^jg^x
Gradaste or Pharmacy,
No. 421 King street, Ciarieaton, 8.0.
Recommended by the folio wing- Dentists : Br
J. B. PATRICK, Dr. B. A MDCKJiNFTJSS.
ACARD.-B. A. MUCKENFUSS, DEN
TIsT. has removed bis anice from No. 4SI to
NO. 410 King street, over Forsytte, Mccomb A Co,