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VOLUME IX.-_NUMBER 2070 CHARLESTON, MONDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 2, 18^2._EIGHT DOLL4HS A YEAR.
?' TBE STATE CAPITA!
y TJ&E NEW SENATOR.
Bil Election and Hil Subse
Vicissitudes-l be Farce and tt
' terplr.i t-A .Ttoonlfgilt ProeeasI
the County Jail-Writs of H
Corpas to Order, and Cbampag
[FSOM OUR SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT.\
COLUMBIA, S. C., Decembe
The election o? Honest John Patters
the United States Senate, and the subsc
proce dings which involved his double
and his brief incarceration in tbe conni
have absorbed the attention of the Col
public to-day to the- absolute ' exclus!
every other subject. The election by th
eral Assembly was by no means remar
and Is easily explained. It simply a
another demonstration of tbe notorloc
that toe "Spinner argument" is the
po we ri ul ally that oas be brought to the
port of any man or measure presented fi
consideration of the General Assemb
this year o? grace, 1872. There were
Candidates lu the field, and their resp*
claims were well epitomized in a BJ
by Senator Corwin this morning. He
& "We haje now lour candidates, the fl
whom ls Governor B. E. Scott. He ls
I slog on his record. Well, we all know th
has a record-such as it ls. Next Is Mr.
Elliott. He Is running on his color; and,
tie me D, lt cannot be disputed that be
.-; color, and a good deal ol lt. Then thc
? Mr. John J. Patterson, who is ruonlog o
Ii honesty, and lt .will be admitted that he
\ honest-when be was born. But our ci
; dato is Mr. Samuel T. Poluier the 'Young &
\>% candidate,' who is running on the questl<
V youth, and we all know that be Is 'one of
boys."' These' were the candidates, o
least the only ones who were at all promit
and the result and the details of the coi
are already known. Patterson was electe
Ireceiving ninety votes out of the 124 cast,
lt is not probable that his election cost bli
his friends more than forty thousand doll
Elliott received thirty-three votes, and foo
them were cast by white men. Mr. Polniei
oeived seven votes, and not one of tbepatr
Who voted for him was promised any hi?
reward tban the colleotorship of Chai
ton. Chit.' Justice Moses, who was not a t
didate, received an- honest expression
preference from eight Conservative memb
Judge Graham's name furnished a conven!
compromise lor four more, and there w
found eight men who thought that the pref
incumbent, Senator F. A. Sawyer, deservei
re-election. I haye, however, almost
gotten to mention the complimentary vote
ex-Governor Scott; It was understood t
he desired the election, not from any bani
lng alter senatorial honors, but simply as
vindication of hia administration," and be
"vindicated" to the extent of seven vol
The Charleston delegation fought nobly, <
In defence of the shrewdness of these m<
ben who are charged with the represen
i tion of tbe largest and richest county in I
State lt moat be said that they have as k<
an eye to the main chance as any other dc
?1 gatton of re trenchers and reformers upon (
S floor Of the House, und any member, offlcl
Jr reporter or citizen who ventures to ass>
' that the Charleston delegation do not yea
for the fleab-pbl8 of Egypt as hungrily as a
other delgatlon, ls guilty, In my hum
opinion, of a foul aspersi?n upon that uniq
.body of needy patriots.
The election, of course, was a farce, and
far as the farce ls concerned the above erl
dBm will probably 'prove auffiele nt, but t
managers of the legislative drama have kit
ly presented-us with a two bot comedy as
afterpiece, and the Columbia audiences w
have witnessed both fae taree and comedy G
pear ta have-been highly amused by bot
The story of this afterpiece,'or at least t
portion of the plot which was allowed to
seen by those In front of tbe curtain, ls
At about four o'clock this afternoon Hone
John Patterson was engaged In certain int?
eating financial calculations and arrange met
In the office of the Carolina National Ban
A lively conversation was In progress bet wei
the prospective senator and a number ot t
friends. One o? tbe party, a portly ex-cha
lain of ?he Federal army wnom Judge Ms
key bas compared to a "winking clock," hi
? . Jost remarked In Scriptural language, as b
^ came his cloth, that "the child was born at
his name was John." Another bystandi
t"\. ventured apon the assertion that if Mr. Pa
g tejsoor would print a copy of bis cash boo!
* the future Pennsylvanian who might desire I
. .pack np. bis carpet-bag and come to Soul
l Carolina to contend for senatorial bono
: - might know. Just bow much lt would cos
ft- The senator received all these con
y pllmenta with that urbanity for wblc
- he ls so eminently distinguished, an
was about /proceeding to remark tbt
^.hehadprophecied last August (hit ta
would be the next United States senator, an
lie thought lt was cheap at $40,000, whee h
?.waa tapped upon the shoulder by a mild
^mannered man with a couple of pistols in con
. ventent pockets, who remarked "You are tn;
' prisoner.'' Colonel Patterson very naturally de
sired to know wby tbls was thus, and the mild
mannered man produced a warrant for tbe ar
i Test of one John J. Patterson upon sundr;
^- -.charges of bribery and corruption, based upoi
* "^ijhe affidavit o? Representative M. 8. Miller, ol
, Fairfield County, to whom be had only given
* ' aixty-flve dollars for his vore. Colonel Pat
' terr?n, with hts native shrewdness, saw thai
^a.trump.card had been played on bim, but h<
V-immediately produced the "little joker" In tnt
'person of Hr. Hurley, au Incorruptible patrio
p - from Charleston, who upon the spot offeree
g to go hi* ball to the extent of all Hurley vi Iii
and to throw bis chances for the collectorsblr.
" OT Charleston Into the bargain. The pan i
K .thejoy started toward the office of Mr. B
L H. Kirk, tbe trial Justice who had issuer,
fe-the warrant, and the; story o? the arres
fr*, haying spread like magic, lt was quite a for
wt? mldable crowd thal finally drew up before th?
- little dingy front room on Assembly street
f which ls ornamented with a shingle to thi
,. effect that Justice ls dispensed on trial there
. in by one E. H. Kirk. After the arrival ol th<
?^party at this office, the proceedings appear tc
' have become Irregular, and the best informed
spectators relate that the formalities consist
ed simply of an amount of reciprocal swear
I .. lng that was unusual even lu an office de
voted to the manufacturing of affidavits. Ai
\ - all events lt appears certain that a good man]
i oaths were made that were not subscribed to,
\T 4 'and'lt ls said that sundry pointed arguments,
w' /in the shape of seven shooters, were Intro
? -duced In the course of the debate, and the
~ ' trial justice finally concluded tbat that was nc
** fit company for him sud he left, with some
*> v?gue understanding that the case should be
- examined to-morrow morning. The prls
^pner thereupon went over to the Capitol
saloon and ordered one hundred b
of champagne, and after drinking
with the assistance o? a friend
two, be went home. Later in the ev
he wa3 engaged In a pleasant conven
with your correspondent and a few othe
the lobby of the Columbia Hotel, whe
was approached by another mild mani
man named Hendricks, who said he wi
him. General Harry 0. Worthington wa
"wanted" at about the same momei
another Chester Held named Hernandez,
were, however, not to be disconcerted b;
such little Incidents as these, and the gt
colonel was heard to remark that he wai
ting used to belog arrested, and he c
mind lt a bit, as far as he'd got. To the
mannered man named Hendricks he m
said he would accept hla invitation with r.
ure If he would allow him to step up stair
get a habeas corpus or two to have li
pocket in case of accident. Captain Hend?
being thua thrown off hla guard, the col
stepped Into the barroom and ordered
hundred bottles of champagne, and i
drinking them, with the assistance of a fr
or two, he went, up stairs to room No. 33,
ordered a small assortment of v
of habeas corpus. Having attei
to these little preliminaries, he
turned and announced himself ready
be arrested. A considerable crowd had g
ered by this time, and a sort of procesi
was formed to go (rom the Columbia Hote
the office of Trial Justice Kirk. The pro
j sien consisted, in part, of the two c
i mourners, Messrs. Patterson and Worth!
ton, attended by Special Constables Hendr!
and Hernandez aa a guard of honor; At
ney-General Chamberlain, Colonel Thoma
Steers, Solicitor P. L. Wiggins, MNJor Loni
Johnson, Mr. Wm. fitter, clerk ot the Ho
of Repr?sentative?, Representatives Cree
Hnrley, Brennan and Artaon, ot Char
too, Sheriff-} Mackey and Bowen, Mr. Z
merman Moses. Detective Koch, the prop
tors of all the Columbia papers, and the rer,
sentatives of the State press, and an int
criminate crowd ol the local oi polloi. Hav!
arrived at the oiBce of the experimental j
tice, however, it was found to be closed, s
Colonel Patterson began to declaim vel
mently against this Inhospitality on the pi
of Mr. Kirk. He said he didn't so much mi
being captured; In fact, be waa getting so tl
he rather liked lt, but he did think that
ought to be treated with the honors of war, a
be would like to be abewn to some pie
where he could do a little more cnsaing.
this juncture Captain Hendricks came to t
rescue, and told the colonel that he thong
he could accommodate him with a reatta
place, at least for the night, Inasmuch as
had In his possession an order to commit h
to the county j-til for twelve hours for cc
tempt of court. This was apparently news
Colonel Patterson, but after an Inspection
the commitment by the light of a convenle
street lamp, he kindly consented to go to ti
county jail. Tte procession accordingly i
formed, and proceeded through a variety
streets and highways to the gloomy old bull
lng on the edge of the city, which ls known
the Richland County Jail. The crowd, in tl
meantime, had by no means diminished, ai
when It flied Into the Jill-yard and Surround?
the door, demanding admittance, lt Is not
be wondered at that the jailor, cautious
peering out of an upper window, twas I
dined to read the riot act instead of npenli
his doors. He waa finally persuaded, howe ve
.that it was iiotaKu-Klux Klan assembled I
demand the liberation of the United Stau
prisoners, and he accordingly oame down ar
.threw open the heavy doora af the jail I
admit the procession. The distinguished pri
oner was then formally banded over to tl
custody of the jailor by Captain Hendrick
upon the commitment of Trial Justice Kiri
and the procession was about to reform an
return, when there suddenly appeared upo
the scene a breathless messenger from b
Honor Judge T. J. Mackey, with a writ i
habeas corpus demanding the body ot on
John J. Patterson, "said to be detained 1
custody In the jail of Richland County," <fcc
?c. Thia document being aerved upon th
jailor, he concluded that he had no fui the
claims of hospitality upon his guest, and o
ter ;d no obstacle to his departure. The prli
oner accordingly departed, this-time In oui
tody of the breathless messenger, Mr. Cat
ton, who bad been sworn In aa a special ai
Blatant deputy lieutenant constable for the oe
callion, and who had accomplished the distanc
from Judge Mackey'a "chambers" at the Cc
lumbla Hotel to the Richland County jail in lou
minutes and one-half by a stop watch. Th
procession then started for those "chambers
of Judge Mackey'a where the writ of babea
corpus had been made returnable, and flnall
found them in a room over the Carolin
National Bank on Richardson street. Her
Judge Mackey was found to be seated in state
and prepared to hold court upon any eubjec
from a full fledged Ku-Klux down through th
various grades of criminality, even to a Un lt et
States senator. Here the prisoner was dul<
arraigned, and, aa a courteous preliminary t<
his trial for contempt of Trial Justice Kirk, i
notice waa sent to that official lo the effec
that the writ ol habeas corpus bad been mad?
returnable at ten o'clock this evening, to tb<
end that be might, if he desired, attend anc
Show cause why the petitioner should not b(
released. Thia notice was placed in the handi
of the same swift-footed Mercury who had
served the habeas corpus, and after an ab'
seuce of perhaps half an hour Mr. Canton
brought baok the answer that Mr. Kirk would
not attend for all the Mackeys in the country,
with various other words and phrases to the
same effect, and not unmixed with remarks ol
a profane and objurgatory character. The
learned Judge from the "Sixth Circuit then
proceeded to try the alleged contempt of court
npon its m?rite, and the first witness sworn
was Mr. Timothy Hurley. His testimony was
to the effect that Colonel Patterson had exhi?
bited no more than the ordinary and chronic
contempt entertained by citizens generally for
all trial Justices, and that the contemptuous
^anguage had been used, If at all, after the ad?
journment of the trial Justice's court. A
colored man named Camp testified aa well as
he was able, in consequence ol having been
revelling in unaccustomed champagne, to
somewhat the same effect, and the prisoner
himself gave similar testimony. The Judge
then delivered a long and learned dissertation
upon the law and the facts, and kepta perfect?
ly straight face while he was doing
lt,, winding up, as was to be expect?
ed, by discharging the prisoner. This an?
nouncement was greeted with yells of de?
light by the adherents of the new sena*
and their enthusiasm at bia happy delivery
from all the lila that threatened him knew no
bounds. They danced and yelled and
whooped with delight, they threw up their
hats and threw down the furniture, they
clapped each other and the candidate upon
the back, and went Into mutual and Indis?
criminate handshaking with a determination
worthy of a better canse, and finally some of
the more stalwart of them lifted the universal
favorite upon their shoulders and marched
with him down the stairs, singing "We'll all
drink stone-blind when Johnny comes march
lng home," and across the street to the Gapl
tal Saloon, where Patterson's last words were
"Open a hundred bottles of champagne, anc
d-n the expense." PICKET.
What the Press Say About lt.
[From the Colombia Carolinian.]
Of all the disgraceful .and humiliating trans
actions which have taken place in the General
Assembly of the State since reconstruction
there have been none which could equal
open and shameless venality wbiob has been
practiced in the senatorial contest. Money
and money only, bas elected John J. Patter
aon, and u.e reform Republican Legislature
bas succumbed, the very first time that t
least pressure was made, to the power of gold
or greenbacks. One had rather see the color
ed members of the General Assembly vote
the most objectionable colored man In the
State, or the moat intense Radical of either
Color. Prejudice of party or of race is bad
enough, and we would not excuse lt In any
sense, but venality ia far worse. There la
hope for theSiate, If this kind ol a thing
allowed to continue. Steps should be taken
at once to prosecute the men and Bend them
to the Penitentiary who have been guilty
bribing the members ot the General Assembly
There ia no excuse now that the evidence can
not be had. ,
It is said by some that there Is no nae to In
sti tn te legal proceedings because they (mean
lng the accused parties) will buy up the wit?
nesses and thus defeat the prosecution. Well
all we have to say on that point ls, if we have
come to such a pass, lt la about time thal an
appeal to Judge Lynch be made.
It will be seen that three Democrats roted
for Patterson. They are Mr. Hop* tn the Sen
ate, and Messrs. Lowman and Black in the
HoiiBe. How they can reconcile such conduct
with a sense ot public duty we leave them lo
explain or the people to imagine.
[From the columbia Phoenix ]
Our new innocent Leglalature of reformers
have proved themselves rivals In venality
of their predecessors In office. They - have
prostrated themselves before the golden calf
at the temptation. We tremble for the pretty
bark of relorm, which they so stoutly manned
and BO gally bedecked with promises and pro?
fessions. I?s sailing qualities do not promise
well. Its limbers are rotten, ita crew demor
al i zed. and le In Imminent danger of wreck
before lt gets fairly upon lbs courBe.
TBE DOINGS OF CONGRESS.
WASHINGTON, December ll.
The House spent the morning hour In the
discussion of the soldier's bounty land bill
No action. In the Senate Osborne introduced
a bill for lire-saving .nations on the Florida
coast. The resolution laid over.
TBE FRENCH CRISIS.
PARIS, December ll.
The petitions circulating here and In the
proviooes for the dissolution of the Assembly
are greatly Increasing. Toe members ol the
Moderate Left favor a dissolution. The Duke
DeBroglle, a monarchist, Is elected to the com
mltlee of thirty, vice Fonvier, who baa been
appointed minister of public works.
SPARKS FROM TBE WIRES.
-Marlon Is to have a fire company.
-The Addle Fuller, from Baltimore, for Sa
vannah, Is reported ashore at Nrrfolk.
-At Memphis, yesterday, the ground was
covered with snow.
-General Dix has resigned his directorship
of the Erie Railroad.
-Nearly one thoosmd Italian Immigrants
have arrived at New Turk In two days.
-James Broadoer. a colored train hand
waa crushed between two coaches near Mar's
Bluff on Monday.
-The gin-house of C. K. A R. Singleton, at
Acton, took fire on the 9th, but owing to the
exertions of the engineer the building waa
-The Conservative candidates for Intend?
ant and wardens of Marlon were elected on
Monday, viz : C. Graham, Intendant, and J.
D. MoLucas, W. H. Wlthrow, J. M. Johnson
and M. Iseman, wardens.
MA TOR OF TBE BOB.
BOSTON, December ll.
Gaston ls elected mayor by a vote of 9994 to
8942. Gaston was supported by the Demo?
crats and Citizens' party, and Pierce by the
People's and Labor Beform parties.
BIDING BIS TIME.
WASHINGTON, December ll.
Attorney-General Williams telegraphed to
Plnchback as follows: "The r?quisition of the
Legislature, transmitted by you, is read.
Whenever lt becomes neceasary, In the Judg?
ment of the President, the 8tate will be pro?
tected from domestic violence."
TBE FIRE DEPARTMENT.
IIB Pay, Organization, die.
The following la the text of the bill to regu?
late the pay of the Fire Department, and de?
fino In part the duties of the chief, A-c., which
was read for the first time in Counoll on Tues?
day evening last:
SECTION 1. Be it ordained by the Mayor and
Aldermen in City Council assembled, That
from and after the first day ot Jannarv, 1873,
the sum ot thirty thousand dollars, ($30,000,)
per annum, and no more, shall be appropriat?
ed from the funds In the city treasury lor the
use of the Fire Department, which amount
shall be in full for pay of engines and book
and ladder companlea, pay of engineers and
assistants, purchase ot bose and repairing the
same, wear and tear of engines, reels, trucks,
& c., salaries of ohlet and clerk, and all other
expenses necessary for the efficient conduc?
tion of the Fire Department.
SEC. 2. That the said Bum of thirty thousand
dollars ($30,000) shall be paid In monthly In?
stalments by the city treasurer, on the order
of the chairman ot the Board ot Firemasters,
countersigned by the Chief of the Fire De?
partment and the Mayor, and be disbursed In
such manner and by such officer aa may be
elected by the Board ot Firemasters lor lhat
BEC 3. That it shall be the duty of the chief,
or In his absence the acting chief, to inspect
the engine-houses, ?c., monthly, and see that
each company ls. at all times, prepared for
fire service, having not less than eight hun?
dred feet serviceable hose lor each steamer,
and four hundred feet for each band engine,
and make quarterly reports of Buch Inspec?
tions to Council.
SEC. 4. That, should any company fall to
equip themselves with the required quantity
of serviceable hose within such time as may
be prescribed by the Board of Firemasters,
their pay shall be stopped until such time as
they may be equipped, satisfactorily to the
Board of Firemasters.
SEC. 6. That as much depends at times of
fire on the competency of the engineers, the
Board of Firemasters shall direct every appli?
cant for the position of engineer ot any com?
pany in the Fire Department to stand an ex?
amination before a board of experienced en?
gineers, not employed in the paid service of
the Fire Department, said board to be elect?
ed or appointed by the Board of Firemasters,
and the fee, if any, for such examination, lo
be paid by the applicant.
8KC. 6. That no change of any nature what?
ever, nor application tor any addition to the
present force of the Fire Department be con?
sidered by Council without having been pre?
viously recommended by three-fourths of the
whole" number comprising the Board of Fire
SEC. 7. That all ordinances and parts of or?
dinances relative to the pay of the Fire De?
partment, salaries ol chief and clerk, ?e., in
conflict with the above be, and the same are,
HEBREW ORPHAN SOCIETY!-At a meeting
of the Hebrew Orphan Society, held on Tues?
day, the 10th Instant, the. following officers
were elected to serve for tte ensuing year:
H. H. DeLeon, presldent;S. S.Solomons, vice
president; N. H. Valentine, secretary and
treasurer. Committee of benevolence-Dr.
George Prince, L. Wleskopf, A. Falk, E. L.
David, N. H. Valentine,
A TERRIBLE DISASTER.
A GREAT HOTEL EVENED.
Partial Destruction of the Fifth Ave.
ano Hotel-The Elevator Lrada the
Flames to ' the Hoof- Twenty-two
Persons Barned to Death.
[SPECIAL TELEGRAM TO THB NETTS.]
NEW YORK, Wednesday, Deoember ll.
At half-past ll o'clock last night one of the
steam pipes In the laundry, Bliuated on the
fourth floor of the Twenty-third street wing
of the Fifth Avenue Hotel, bumed and set
fire to the wood-work. The flames spread
until they reached the elevator In the centre
of the building, and then ran rapidly upward
until they came to the space between the cell?
ing of the top story and the root. Here they
spread eastward until the roof of the whole
building was burning. The roof was coated
with tar and pebbles, and fell an easy prey to
The firemen were quickly on the spot, and
soon poured a deluge upon the burning mas?,
but the fire was very tenacious ot Its hold,
and for several hours baffled tbe efforts of the
The servants who slept on the top floor
were with difficulty awakened from their
beds. In the meantime the guests et the
hotel were aroused from their slumbers, aad
In the greatest confusion, excitement and
alarm, began to gather up their effects. .
At*two o'clock thia morning the fire got
under control, great streams of water being
constantly poured over the roof of the hotel
and the adjolnlnlng houses. Many ol tbe
guests left the hotel, and took quarters else?
where. The fine stairway at the ladles'en?
trance In Twenty-third street ls ruined, to?
gether with a quantity of handsome furniture
Thus far tbe bodies of twenty-two of the
servants of the hotel have been recovered.
Many persons are wounded. None of tbe
guests ot the hotel were Injured.
The loss is now estimated at $200,000. It ls
said that the fire was caused-by the careless?
ness ol one of the servants. The matter Is
now under Investigation. j .
Walting for Death-A BJaw Theory of
the Fire-Tbe Homeless and Penni?
NEW YORK, Wednesday, Dec. ll-12 M.
Tbe bodies of sixteen of the servants were
found In the top story near the window ola
room which*was barred. Their only means
of escape was by a stairway which was In
flames. The victims waited until death over?
took them, and it IB hoped that many died
while asleep. Twenty-two bodies have been
It ls now said that the Are originated in tbe
elevator leading to the laundry.
Noue of tbe five hundred guests are known
to be Injured. Tne halls and floors were
drenched with water. Seventy-eight servants
who escaped are left without clothes and
THE ANGLICAN CHURCH.
A Day of Special Faning and Prayer.
Bishop Howe bas issued,the following ad?
dress to the Protestant Episcopal clergy of
the Diocese of South Caroling :
Dear Brethren-Yon will doubtless, ere this,.
have seen through our church papers the pro*
po8al,on the part ot the Missionary Societies of
the Church of England, and which hos been
approved by the Archbishop of Canterbury, to
set apart Friday, tbe 20th of December next,
as a day of lasting and .prayer throughout
England and the Colonies, In view ot the
want of men to occupy missionary stations
under the jurisdiction of the Church of Eng?
land, and to pray the Lord of the harvest lhat
he would send forth more laborers Into his
Our own church in the Coiled States, which
ls the eldest daughter of the Church of En?
gland, has been Invited to add her prayers and
supplications on that occasion to those of the
mother church, thus ?showing sympathy with
ber lu her need, as well as to give expression
to the communion and fellowship which exist
between all, the members ol that large and
Increasing ecclesiastical family which bears
tbe name of the "Anglican Church."
Accordingly, I deBlre, (and I am sure of
your hearty sympathy,) that all of our congre?
gations should be assembled on the 20th of
this month In their several churches for the
purpose aforesaid, and that, the service, put
forth by the House of Bishops, ar. the request
ot the board of mission, be used as suitable
to tbe occasion, and that we should, with one
heart and one voice, entreat the head ct the
church to look upon the needs of the vine
which His right hand hath planted.
Some, lt may be, throughout our diocese
will be unable from sickness or other causes
to attend in the Courts ot the Lord's House
1 with the offering of prayer; to euoh I would
suggest at the hour of 12 M.. or at some other
hour In the day, to withdraw into their
closets, and pray to their Father who seeth In
secret, that He would give us more men to
greach the blessed Gospel ol Jesus Christ,
otb at home and abroad, and thereby extend
the Redeemer's Kingdom, until the knowl?
edge of Him shall cover the earth as the
waters cover the sea. "Ask and ye shall have,
seek and ye shall find, knock and lt ebal! be
opened unto you."
Brethren, "the Grace of our Lord Jeans
Christ, and the Love ot God, and the Fellow?
ship or the Holy Ghost be with vou all ever?
more." Amen. W. B. W. Hew?,
Bishop Diocese South Carolina.
I append fur private and family use on the
above day, and as appropriate to lt, the fol?
lowing prayer tor uniiy among all who call on
the name of our Lord Jesus Christ:
.lO God, the Father of our Lord Jesus
Christ, our only Saviour, the Prince of Peace,
give us grace seriously to lay to heart the
great dangers we are in by our unhappy dlvl
elonp. Take away all hatred and prejudice,
and whatsoever else may binder us from godly
union and concord; that as there Is but one
body, and one spirit, and one hope of our
calling, one Lord, one faith, one baptism, one
God and Father of us all, so we may hence?
forth be all ol one hem, sud of one soul,
united in one holy bond of truth and peace, of
faith and charity, and may with one mind and
one mouth glorllv Thee, through Jesus Christ
our Lord. Amen."
HOTEL ARRIVALS-DECEMBER II.
B. G. M. Dunnovant, Edgefleld; S. E. McMil?
lan, Marlon; W. R. Kenan, Wilmington; E. C.
Hulck, Geo. Cooper, H. H. Ware, E. V. Duffy,
New York; W. L. Shearer, Boston; John A.
Crawford, W. C. Fisher, Columbia; John L.
Wilson, Washington; O. G. Long, H. P. Tuck
mann, Philadelphia; George R. Davidson,
Liverpool; Wm. Watson, wife and child. St.
Louis; James W. Hall and wire, Boston; Chas.
St. John, New York; P. Cuppln, E. H. Cuppln,
Wm. G. Alien, St. Helena; J. B. Bruden, Hon.
C. T. Townsend, Bennettsvllle; B. D. Town?
send. 8ociety Hill: 8. A. Woods, W. H. Kenne?
dy, Mrs. Chambos, Robt. A. Clark, A. Hender?
son, South Carolina; S. Hutchinson, Miss C.
Hutchinson, Miss E. D. Hutchinson, New
York; F. Fumblety, New York; G. Richardson,
Sumter; J. H. Rollins, Augusta; W. Dearborn,
John Brodie, Beaufort: George P. DuPre,
New York; S. Leach, Whitehall; M. Betbea,
Talbert; J. J. Corrie, Florence.
J. F. Bogers, P. H. Williamson, Miss M.
Wilds, A. Maurie, Darlington; N. M. Bowen,
F. M. Drennan, J., A. L. Robinson. J. Free, J.
F. Free, W. B.Klrtrell, Columbia: J. B. Jamen,
Gadsden; Mrs. P. H. Rodgers, Marlboro'; B.
L. Wilbur, Boston; A. McClellan. Willlman's;
J. S. McCall, Effingham; W. W. Willis, Elko;
J. B. Moblery, Pleasant Hill; H. W. Branch
and wife. Georgia; W. A. Hoffman, Orange
burg; A. B. Green, Savannah; T. W. Howard,
Grahamville; J. A. Conner, George's Station;
Z. Richardson, Hardeevllie.
THE GB AND LOT. OE A. X". M.
Second Day i Proceedings.
The Grand Lodge waa called from refresh?
ment to labor at ll A. H.
The roll waa called and u. quorum found to
On motion of Brother J, Adger Smythe, it
Resolved, That the thanks of this Grand
Lodge be returned to the IV. Grand Lodge of
Odd Fellows for the use of their hall yesterday.
Also, to Hr. Henry Slegllng lor the kind loan
of the organ used yesterda y in the dedication
Brother G. T. Berg gave notice ot an amend?
ment to reduce the salary of the grand secre?
tary, whiob was laid over under the rules.
Bro. A. T. Smythe presented the report of
the committee on by-laws, whloh was adopted.
Bro. Wilmot G. DeSaausure presented the
reports of the committee on Jurisprudence,
whloh were adopted.
The reports of the committees on foreign
correspondence, on dispensations, on grand
secretary's report, on grand master's address,
on per diem and mileage, cm grand treasurer's
report, were presented am i adopted.
The hour of 12 having arrived, the special
order, being the election of officers for the
ensuing year, was taken up, with.the follow?
Bobert S. Bruns, H. W. Grand Master.
J. B. Kershaw, R. W. Deputy Grand Master.
James A. Hoyt, E.W. Grand Senior Warden.
James Birnie, B. w. Graad Juolor Warden
Rev. A. Toomer Porter, B. W. Grand Chap?
E. W. Schroder, B. W. Grand Treasurer.
B. Bush Campbell, B. W. Grand Secretary.
William Elliott and W. H. D. Gaillard,
Grand Senior Deacons.
----, Grand Junior Deacona.
B. A. Muckenfuss and M. L. West, Grand
Zimmerman Davis, Grand Marshal.
L. Broadus, Grand Pursuivant,
W. A. Wllaon, Grand Tiler. .
Hall Committee-R. 8. Bruns, chairman ex
officio; B. B. Campbell, secretary ex officio;
H. W. Schroder, treasurer ex oifiolo; W. G
DeSaussure, J. Adger Smythe, Charles Ingles
by and James Simons, Jr.
The grand master announced the folio wing
On Cemetery-Grand Master ex officio,
Grand Secretary ex officio, Grand Treasurer
ex officio, Jamea Conner, Aug. T. Smythe,'I.
W. Angel, George H. Walter.
On Charity-Charles Ingleaby, Joseph Bock,
On motion of Bro. Brune,
Resolved, That the committee on dispensa?
tions be hereafter diapenaed with.
It was determined to hold the next meeting
of the Grand Lodge In Charleston.
Bro. P. Epstin gave no .lea of an amend?
ment to Article-of thc. Constitution of the
Grand Lodge, which waa luid over.
The name of Bascomvllle Lodge, No. 89,
was changed to Bich Hill Lodge.
Batesville Lodge, Prudence Lodge and Etl
wan Lodge were allowed, to ohange their
times of meeting.
Carolina Lodge waa allowed to change Its
day of meeting from third Wednesday In each
month to Wednesday on or before the full
moon in each month.
The grand master statoid that a subordi?
nate lodge possessed the nuthorlty to chaoge
its time ol meeting under the sanction of this
Bro. Inglesby, from the committee appoint?
ed to visit the past grand, masters, presented
[ the following report, which waa received, and
I ordered to be spread on the minutes:
To the Host Worshipful Grand Master, Wardens
and Brethren of the Grand Lodge of A. J?.
M., cf South Carolina :
The committee appointed to call upon
Brothers Paat Grand Maa ter A. E. Miller and
Past Master Ebenezer Thayer to express to
them the regret of this grand body that Ill
health preven?s their presence at this com?
munication; and, further? lo convey to these
venerable brethren the sympathy and frater?
nal regards of the Grand Lodge, have the
honor, very respectfully, to report that they
have performed the duty assigned them.
They first visited Bro?ier P. G. M. A. E.
Miller, and found thar, although quite feeble,
and unable to leave his roim, ne ls In the full
possession of bis lacultleii, and scarcely more
ol an Invalid than his groat age would natu?
rally lead ua to expect. His age ia nearly
eighty-eight yean, aod from this point he
looks back upon his past ire with great satis?
faction, and desires to the end to be.ready for
his departure. He ls in m oat happy frame of
mind, and stated to your committee that bia
only remaining object In life ls to keep him?
self unspotted lrom the world.
They next called upon Brother P. M. Ebe?
nezer Thayer, whom they found confined to
his bed, and although ten years the Junior of
Brother Miller, much more of an Invalid.
Brother Tnayer informed ua that night before
last be waa very Ul, acid believed that he
would most probably havu thenended his pil?
grimage on earth, had it not been for the un?
tiring and devoted attentions of his wile and
daughter, loving and noble women, whom we
found ministering at bis conch.
Both these venerable and venerated breth?
ren expressed the deepest regret that they
had been unable to be with us In the interest?
ing dedicatory ceremonieu of yesterday. That
aitnough absent In body they had been with
us In mind and In heart. They repeatedly
and earnest ir requested us to express to thia
Grand body their high appreciation of tbe at?
tention paid to them, and most heartily seed
In return their warm oongratnlailona and
CHARLES INC LES BY, Chairman.
W. H. D. Gi.lX.LABD,
W. M. SHUL'SB,
B. Z. BERNI ON.
The Grand Lodge was then called off from
labor to refreshment until 6.30 P. M.
The Grand Lodge wa? called from refresh?
ment to labor at half-past o P. M.
The roll was called, ind a quorum found
Bro. G. T. Berg gave notice of an amend?
ment to Article 49 of the constitution to
change the oommlaalonB Allowed to the grand
Bro. James Birnie prenented the majority
report ol the committee on report ol the
building committee. A minority report ob?
jecting lo BO much of the foregoing aa recom?
mends the retention of the annual dues from
the subordinate lodges at the present rates of
one dollar for each member, and for each de?
gree, was also presented.
After considerable discussion, the majority
report was adopted, and the minority report
was laid on the table.
The amendment to Article 82 to make the
annual dues one dollar Instead of fifty cents
was further amended to limit Its operation to
the space of five years, if so long be necessary,
Brother F. Connor brought to the attention
and notice of the Grand Lodge the Masonic
College at Cokesbury, 13. C., and asked Us
countenance and sanction and encourage?
ment. He also stated 1 bat the commission?
ers authorized the Grand Lodge to name one
scholar, who would be e .titled to the benefits
of the Institution, free ot any tuition fees.
On moUon of Brother Davis, the offer ot the
scholarship waa accepted, with the thanks ol
the Grand Lodge, and tie appointment of the
beneficiary was lett with the grand master.
On motion of Bro. Ker j h aw, the grand trea?
surer was directed to ?tay over to the ball
committee one-half of the dues and fees paid
by the subordinate lodgos, and th? rent of the
atores ia tue Masonic xempie LU UH UIILMIOU tu
the payment of the Interest on tbe debt, tbe
taxes and other ezponses o? the Grand Ledge.
Grand Master Brans then vacated the chair,
wbloh was assumed by Past Grand Master |
j James Conner.
The Grand Lodge was then closed In short
form on the M. M. Degree, and opened in like j
manner on tbe E. A. Degree, when tbe grand
officers elect were installed with all dne form
The Grand Lodge was then' dosed In short
lorm on the E. A., and opened In litre manner
on the M. M. Degree.
On motion of Brother DeSaussure leave was j
granted Brother James A. Hoyt, G. S. W., to j
be installed in any lodge In this Jurisdiction
which be may select.
J A series of resolutions providing for an ex?
amination of the proposed officers of a new
lodge before any dispensation be granted for j
the formation of such lodge were adopted.
On motion tbe committee on appeals and
grievances were allowed to report at the next
annual grand communication on the matters j
committed to them.
No further business appearing, the Grand
Lodge was closed in due and ancient form.
In the report of the proceedings of the
Grand Lodge on Tuesday, published in Tm
NKWS of yesterday, the resolution lu regard
to tbe Hon. Henry Buist was incorrectly
printed. In justice to the distinguished gen?
tlemen the resolution ls now given SB it was
adopted by the Grand Lodge :
By Brother Past Grand Master Jameo
Resolved, That the thanks o? this Grand
Lodge be tendered to Past Grand Maate r Henry
Buist for bis able and eloquent address, on the
dedication of the hall, and tbat a copy of the
same be requested for publication.
ISLE aWBTTVOBa' ASSOCIATION.
Annual Meeting Te-Dny- The Oration
by General J. B. Hood.
The annual convention o? the State Survi?
vors' Association will assemble In the Hiber?
nian Hall, at twelve o'clock to-day. General
J. B. Kershaw will preside, in the absence ol
the president, General Wade Hampton, who
has beeb prevented from attending by sick?
ness in his family. The business of the asso-1
elation will then be disposed of, and at Its eon*
elusion the convention will adjourn until
seven o'clock In the evening. At that boor lt j
will reassemble to hear the annual oration,
which will be delivered by General J. B. Hood.
The Bight Bev. G. F. Qulntard, Bishop ol Ten?
nessee, will also be present, and will deliver
a short address. It will be remembered that
Bishop Qulntard greatly distinguished himself
during tbe war as an intrepid and self-sacri?
ficing chaplain In the Confederate army of
the West. The ladles are especially Invited to
attend In the evening, and wlU be provided -
After the conclusion ot the addresses the
members of the association will partake of ?
sapper In the ball. Tickets for the supper
can be procured of the following gentlemen:
Captain W. Aiken Kelly, A. W. Marshall, Jr.,
W. W. Pemberton, H. C. Robertson, G. M.
Leitch, Captain James Armstrong, E. H.
Sparkman, D. B. GUIUand, D. Bavenel, Jr.,
IB. P. Bavenel.
Now that General Hood ls In Charleston,
and about to address bis old comrades of tbe
Confederate army, lt is pleasant te recall bis
gallantry In the field, his skill as a general,
and his devotion to the cause to wblch South I
' Carolina gave seventy thousand of ber cher- j
Isbed children. The letters which are printed j
below are In the possession of one ot the mem?
bers of the executive committee o? the Sur?
vivors' Association. They were given to Gen.
eral Hood in New Tork, after the war, by Mr.
Meyer, of the Confederate war department,
and until then General Hood was unaware
that such letters were In existence. Tbe first 1
letter was written by General Stonewall Jack?
son upon the battle-field of SharpBburg shortly
after 'he battle, and the second letter was
written by General Longstreet a few dajs af?
ter tbe Ghlckamauga fight. Tbe last named
letter ls endorsed by General Bragg, Secretary ]
Seddon and President Davis :
Letter of stonevrall Jackson.
HEADQUARTERS AND DISTRICT, f
September 27, 1862. )
General-I respectfully recommend that
Brigadier-General J. B. Hood be promot?
ed to the rank of a major-general. He
was under my command daring tbe engage?
ments along the Chlokahomlny, commencing
on tbe 27th of June last, when he rendered
distinguished service. Though not of my
command In the recently hard-fought battle
near Sharpsburg, Maryland, yet for a portion
of the day I had occasion to give directions
respecting his operations, and lt gives me
pleasure to say that his duties were discharged
with such ability and zeal as to command my
admiration. I regard bim as one of the most
promising officers of the army.
I am, general, your obedient servant,
T. J. JACKSON-, Major-General.
General B. COOPER,
AdJ't and Insp. Gen'l C. S. a.
Letter of General Longstreet.
' HEADQUARTERS, NEAR CHATTANOOGA, ?
September 24th, 1863. j
General-? respectfully recommend Major
General J. B. Hood tor promotion to the rank
of lieutenant-general for distinguished con?
duct and ability In the battle of the 20th inst.
General Hood bandied bis troops with the
coolness and ability that I have rarely known
by any officer on any field, and had the mis?
fortune after winning the battle to lose one of
I remain, slr, very respectfully,
Tour most obedient servant,
(Signed) J. LONGSTREET,
General S. Cooper, A. and L General.
HEADQUARTERS, NEAR CHATTANOOGA, |
[W. D. 1968.] September 24th, 1863. \
J. Longstreet, lieutenant-general, recom?
mends Major-General J. B. Hood lor promo?
tion to tbe rank of lieutenant-general for dis?
tinguished services in the battle of the 20th
I cordially unite In this jost tribute.
(Signed) BBAXTON BRA aa, General.
Respectfully submitted to the secretary of
war. By order.
(Signed) ED. A. PALFBKT,
Lieutenant-colonel and A. A. G.
Adjutant and inspector General's Office, Octo?
ber 1. 1863.
Becreiary of war.
Respectfully submitted to the President : I
cannot too warmly express my appreciation
ot tbe character and servloes of this distin?
guished officer, and cordially concur In recom?
mending bis promotion, If only as an appro
pilate testimonial of the gratitude of the uaw
(Signed) J. A. BIDDON,
(Signed) Secretary o? War.
2e^?3?r--The services o? Major
?SSTl& and his character as a soldier
iv?? ?rriot are equal to any reward, and
fn HfTthH bl?best trust. The recommenda
?SS?m?SSttSS rank as a testimonial
must hSe been hastily made. The law pre
? UliLTOO LUD VVUUAlMVaO WM ITMIWW " , ,
I generals may be appointed, pjeaso refer ta
I act- (Signed) JKCT. DAT?.
Oe to ber 3, 1863.
Two portraits of General lee, painted by
Hr. A, Gu err y for the towna of Spartanburg
and Green vi J le, nave been kindly lent for ex?
hib? Hon during the time that the Association
ls In session. They are hong In the Hibernian
Hall, where the pobUo are invit?s- to ' inspect
them._;_- " ? j '
i i-Li-Lnj-i.rIJ-i_i-u <-^nJW*S**\J- -.- . .-,. LTI W -, - -.-..ri un 1 m rLnj-Lr?jT.1 U injin JU
pm* THE FRIENDS ANO ACQUAINT?
ANCES or Hr. and Mr*. P. H. Oregoriearera
spectfnlly invited to attend the Funeral of their
SON, at their residence, corner of Line and Part
streets, at io o'clock THU MORNING. decU-*
goo tale for glagsificotign.
CHABLESTON HOOK' AND LADDBB
COMPANY No. a.-Toa are hereby anra
moned to attend an Adjourned Meeting of yeer
Company THIS (Thandry} Evurrao: December
12, at half-past 7 o'clock precisely. Bf o-der of
Foreman. r. A. LORD,
dec?a_\ . t . secretary.
"^CONSIGNEES PEB MEEOBANTS'
LINE aohooser FLORENCE BOOEBS lfm please
aend to Adger's North wharf before sunset, or
goods will bes or ed at their risk and expensv
No dalma allowed after goods are removt <L
decl2-l BOAOH A MOFFETT, Agents.
pm* CONSIGNEES PER STEAMSHIP
H ERO EDITA, from Eouon, are noUfled. titi aha
will discharge Cargo THU? DAT, at Vaaderhorat'a
Wharf. . Gooda uncalled for at sunset will ram sin
on the wharf at owners' ria*. . .'a
declS-l JAMES ADG3R A CO.,.
?A?DB. TUTT'S LIVER FILLS POL?
LO w K D by Quinine is a permanent core for Chills
and rever. They are purely vegetable, Bold
o ve ry wi. ere. decLMDAW
NOTICE.-NEITHER THE CAP?
TAIN or Cosalcneeof the British bark MAGNET
will be responsible for any debta contracted by
the crew. GIBBES A BARNWELL,
NOTICE.-THE BRITISH BABE
PILLE DB L'AIR, Jonas, Master, from'Liverpool
la THIS DAT, 0th instant, entered under the Three
(3) Day Act, and will commence d lachar ging un?
der General Order, at Accommodation Wharf, oh
FRIDAY, the 18th Instant.
Ail persona are hereby can doned against bar
borlng or tmating any of the crew or th? above
vessel, as no debts of their contracting ?Bl be
paid by the Master or
declO-8 BKNUT CARD, Agent,
fig* PALMETTO GUARD RIFLE CLUB.
The Members are requested to call ar Masara.
BROWN A JOBNSO?'? Hat Store, Bang street,
oppoalte Hasei, and have their measures taken fte
the N * w Hats, where a sample can be seen. - v.
pm- BURNHAM^ AROMATIC- DENT!- _k
FF ICE, for Cleaning. Beau? ry lng and Preswvtng
the Teeth, and Imparting a refreshing taste to the .
month. Prepared by
EDW. 8. BURNHAM,
Graduate or Pharmacy,
. No. 431 King street, Charleston, & a
Recommended by the following Dentist* : Br
J. B. PATRICK, Dr. & A. MJJOKJSNF?STC
???HALL'S VEGETABLE SICILIAN
HAIR RENEWER is io hew preparation fir the
public to experiment with, ita mcceei u aa
parallelied for restoring gray hair to its natural
color, promotiog Its growth, and producing new
hair on bald heads._decYatatftttevr
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i Caps, &t\
O. C. PLENGE,
NO. 201 KINO 8VREET, '
invites the attention of the Publie to his
FINE STOCK OF .
HITS, CAPS Al MRS.
CHILDREN'S FANCY" HATS
201 King Street.
fleer -, ,
HAVING ADDED TO HT UMBRELLA
The sale of Men's and Boya'
HATS AND CAPS,
I will keep on hand a Large Stock of
THE LATEST STYLES
Which I win eeil at the very lowest-Meat, for
cash. Before purchasing Y> Dress salk Mata,
examine what [ am selling at M 80, ?nd extra
flee quality at %t> w and ?6.
Cm oreuaa of all kinda always oct hand, made
to order or repaired at shomet notice, and a
large stock of walking Canes. ' .. ?
iOBN B. JCHlnt^N,
No. 801 King Street, 4 doon above wentworth;