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Tnesday Morning, Kay 18,1876. ,r
Civet, Good Apothecary. #
Where Williams has been there ixf?st
be fonlness left, and a big job of cUxmr
ing up and fumigation for th* newly
appointed Attorney-General. He took
possession of his office last Saturday,
and, it is said, contemplates making a
ment He has; the ?xemple of Secretary.
Briatow before' him, as an incentive to
the pIRHUBft WTir UnHUry* ir*n6f
agreeabl#tftHSil? hnaleiit-be known
that toei* *0* attogather plrtaSed with the
past reft?nJUrdction policy of the Admi?
nistration-in the Southern Stetes, as
?hfjloift ffl?L - ?? W?1 8??tf S Ww
when-h* anas lass record that w iliiams
Us aed^a prd** j/rpinisiug to send troops
to S^ufh f^o'liW when called Upon by.
par^sana. Ua that State, upon the informa
tion given by John J. Patterson (just
after Hhe^ famous fox chase fright and in j
the midst of the, profoundest peace) that
murders of innopest Jiepublioans wore
committed daily and nightly here.
The Bpencef bnsineRs in Alabama, the
manufactured Ku Klux outrages, the use
of Government money and its soldi sib
to .carry its elections and exalt knaves
and rascals, will interest him as the
*? W^W3r8^ wWql| ahpw the
corruption within. When he penetrates
to thtf edw^ ho will and that the oppres?
sion of the people of the Southern
States, the disturbance of peace. < in their
borders, the eolUofan and ill' feeling
between theracesyhsve all been fomented
by the Department of Justice, and a
regnjar system of plunder run upon this
basis, by which marshals, deputies, ex*
temporised I 'soldier* an d mangy poli?
ticians have fattened on the, national
treasury. . More than two and a quarter I
millions of dollars were paid out by
"Landaulet" fcr this (tort df service dur?
ing the last fiscal year, ending July 1,
and not fj>oluding; the returns from thai
time forward, which covered the expen?
sive campaigns in Alabama. Arkansas
and Louisiana, ihe At^rne^-Genoral,
if hf chooses, can prepare- in the in?
terval of the sitting of the Snpreme
Court, and hare1 ready to submit to the
next Congress,, wiich will be of quite
diuwsnt atojBF from tha last, a report of
his action, and a plan of reforms which j
and comfort it with hope of justice and
right in this important department in
the future. i ?W ? ? "l
to U '.;m ?V 1 -? _i
Distress in New Orleans.
We can judge of what tou^t have been
the miagovernment, the oppression aha
extortion pf (he set pf people who -have
been bolstered in the government of
Lohiniatta, by tha offleial declaration Re?
cently made public of the CJty Council
of New Orleans. Not alone have they
consumed the ? bitapnw of the people in
taxation and absorbed it. by frauds arid
peoam^ T^Vj^ey h$j*MWwti*i*
resources, . paralyxed their trade and
commerce, driven off enterprise and
made it impossible for those who depend
upo^^eb- jdajly worj? ink general'
atAgnaiion of.business which they have,
caused, to procure their daily 'bread.
The Cornel reports a general and in?
tense suffering in that city. The munici?
pal government, from its own poverty,
cannot relieve the sufferings of the poor,
no:* can those do it who have heretofore
been in a condition, of independence'
and comfort; for .they are themselves
sadly reduced by the war, and of late
years have had to cope with additional
evils produced by misgovernment and
political rancor and frauds.. They, as
well as those known as the poor, are in
dajsgCT of dylrig from lack of food,' stich
as elsewhere is' * given to , paupers, and
criminals. This is a strange statement
to be made of a community which, in its
notmal condltfori, is the most prosperous
of m^,M^.vmw'?piw^. Jputsuoh
is ilka well considered language of the
city authorities, who have been eom
pertsd; by the destitution and suffering
?h|e^Jhjyiaaaltkn* cannot n^Un**,*?
send out an appeal for help. ' This1 up>
peal shenia 'be heeded, and the people
everywhere should resolve to put forever
beyond the power pf doing similar harm
in the future, the party.which has be?
trayed ahtfrtrnrttf and outraged human
ja it. ..i m . W -'imhi TT7 . i >??
MrcxiJEirauKo.?All doubts about the
authenticty of the Mecklenburg declara?
tion 'of iftdeperiderice Anterior1 > the
American gencW revolt ffl ulf
dicsaissecL Mr. ?aneroft wrote in, 16t?
to Governor Swain, of North Oaroliha,
that -he- Ha? found a copy of the Mecklen?
burg 4ecla^ation of independence in the
British State paper office, says thai the
nrot aeeeant of 'the extraordinary re?
solves Irythe piedple of Charlotte Town,
Meckle^hntfjConriiTi'' was sent over to
England by Sir James Wright, then Go?
vernor of Georgia, ip .a letter of the 29th
^f-i.Jr^'o? New'York merchants
whm^asshailsii theonah New Jaraay,
on .Tuead?. at ihn tat? ofnesaetbing leas
thaa a ?alle a nrimtfe?-completed their
trip to Philadelphia and retamod in La*
than four hours.
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?UTCBOFPrNO Or THJt Scandal.?The
American Congressional Union held it*
annual meeting in New York, last Fri?
day. Tilts hJxvAij was disturbed by of*
jeoti?j?>8 offeree^to the retention of Henry
en sj?bnje of tie (rushes, by Dr.
Baeon. Dr, Bacon Was under- I
object to Bowen on account of |
hia connection with theBeeoher scandal,
and more particularly for the testimony J
he gave a few days ago. The Union con
ftRRna7' ndweveYr~hot to scratch the*'
name/ of Bowen, and Dr. Bacon resigned,
saying that his self-respect would not
permTl' "him lo' serve** as' trustee with
Bowen. Two - reasons appear for the
j action of the body, one a good one, the
other rather doubtful, both embodied in
the remark of a member: "I don't per?
sonally care much for Mr. Bowen, but
e has always been very liberal towards
us bath in money and advertising, and
X should n't care to see his name dropped.
Besides, after all, it is not he who is on
trial." The discovery of who it is that is
on trial seems one of the most I difficult
undertakings of the Brooklyn public. A
lew think it is Bescher, but more are
positive that it I* Sir Marmadnke, and
now we see that some others consider it
to be the founder of Plymouth Church.
Bowext's money investments stood him
instead in this, emergency. Had he not
paid it out freely, and given his columns
liberaily to "advertising." hemight have
been incontinently condemned as prin?
cipal, where he was only a witness and
may be a plotter in the great scandal
plague. _^
BiAcxviLxx, 8. 0.| May 16.?The bal?
lot-boxes, ballots, poll-lists, and all
papers appertaining to the late election
for .County seat, which were deposited
in the office of the Clerk of Court at
Bam well Court House, were spirited oft
last night. The election was to be de?
clared by the Commissioners of Election
on Tuesday next.
[That spirit knew when to strike and I
bow to hurt Leslie had better get out |
an injunction against it in the future.
The sufferings of Simon Brown, Charles
Lartigueand M. F. Maloney, the moneyed
Blackville trio, who brought Leslie back
to South Carolina to boss .this job, and'
who apent $20,000 on it, can better be
imagined than described.]
The United States Cikcuit Cokbt?
Charleston, May 15?Chief Justice
Waitc and Judge Bond presiding. Ex
Sirfe Mrs. C. E. Bennett in re 1. R. K.
ennett, bankrupt An appeal in bank?
ruptcy from the decision of the District
Court. On hearing the appeal in this
ckuse, it was adjudged that the appel?
lant is entitled, in aid of her mortgage
security, to the rents of, the bankrupt's
estate collected by the assignee from and
after May SO, 1873. Ordered, further,
that the decree of the District Court be
modified accordingly, and that each party
pay their own costs. In all other re?
spects, the report of the special master |
was confirmed.
In the case of the Richmond and Dan?
ville Railroad Company and the Rich?
mond Bank of Commerce against the
County of Pickens, it was ordered that
the plaintiffs have leave to amend their
complaints hi such manner as they may
bis advised, and that copies, of the
Si ended complaints be served upon the
fondants attorney before sales-day in
Jnly.
, Ex part* McNeill, in re Smarr, an ap?
peal from the District Court, in bank?
ruptcy. Upon hearing the pleadings in
this cause, and the decree of the District
Court, it was ordered thst the said de?
cree be reversed, and remanded to the
District Court for such further proceed?
ings as may be necessary.
In the case of the Richmond and Dan?
ville Railroad Company vs. J. P. Latti
mor, and the same vs. J. P. F. Camp, tho
jury having rendered a verdict lor the
plaintiff, the bond given by the plaintiffs
to the defendants for the forthcoming of
the property was canceled.
In the case of J. O. Mathews vs. W. B.
Guliok, T. S. Cavender, John P. South?
ern, Thos. C. Dunn, Comptroller-Gene?
ral, and others, it was ordered that the
plaintiff have leave to amend his bill of
complaint by adding at the end of the
ninth section the words: "And that they
decline to take any action in the matter.'
; The Court made the following appoint?
ments of United States Commissioners!
Ji A. Riohardson, for Edgefleld; Wm. C.
Lattimer, for Yorkville, and C. J. Pride,
for Bock Hill.
Petitions were presented from Charles I
Parsons, Jr., Francis W. Parsons, Wm.
8, . Parsons, Kate Murray and Ohas. D.
Cnlver, of New York, praying that pe?
remptory mandamus should issue against
the City Council to compel the payment
of the city's pant due bonds. After hear?
ing the petitions and arguments by Mr.
H. E. Young for the petitioners and Mr,
E. B. Seebrook for the City Council, the
Court decreed that the peremptory man?
damuses prayed for do issue. The Court
then adjourned nine die.
The Boston Post truly says that if the
latest lynching had occurred somewhere
down South, instead of in the virtupu?
State of Iowa, it would have afforded a
fine chance for some more outrage litera
iare. The particulars of this high-handed
outrage reveal (ho fact that tho victim
was an old and affluent farmer named
Kirkman, for twenty years a resident of
Storey County, and, for aught that ap?
pears to the contrary, a gontlemen of
good character. Some months ago, h?
was accused by the Vigilante, of whom
there seems to be an organized band, of
having burned his son-in-law's barn, and
threatened with hanging. He procured
the arrest of the leaders, and during the
pendency of their trial, he was notified,
under pain of death, to leave the coun?
try for six months. He failed to comply
with tho demand, and he was dragged
I so in bis bed and' murdered in cold
blood, simply as a means of getting out
I of the way a Jppiibjesome witness.
Judge NeHson's gave) was carried oft'
o? Thursday, as a valuable rel'o of the
great trial
' A Mixii?H Do lla n Tnmx. ?Dr. Hall's
new Presbyterian Church, on Fifth ave?
nue, New York, is briefly described as
follows:
The new edifice ?triken the eye very
pleasantly. Although massive and ex?
pensive, everything is plain and neat
It is at Fifth avenue and Fifty-fifth
street, fronting 200 feet on the latter
and 100 on the former. The front, an
Fifth avenue, has two towers, the mam
tower rising 300 feet above the aide
walk, 14 feet higher than Trinity spire.
The other tower is 160 feet high. The
main entrance, with four doublo door?
ways, is between the towers, and is ap?
proached by a stone porch 40 feet broad,
with stone steps. There are also five
sido entrances. There are two other
towers, that at the North-wcRt corner,
100 feet high, being an air shaft to sup
Ely the church with fresh air, the air
eing taken at the top, to have it pure
and free from dust The principal
entrance opens into a vestibule 46 by 16
feet. Tho auditorium is 100 feet deep
on the main floor, 136 feet deep on the
gallery, 45 feet wide, and 60 feet high,
with seats for 2,000 persons. The pews
are arranged' in concentric curves, every
seat commanding a full view of the
pulpit The ground floor and galleries
are inclined as in a theatre. There is a
finely carved canopy over the pulpit,
and above this is a gallery for tho choir
and the largo organ. The ceiling is of
wood, with In ..dsomely decorated
reis and moulded ribs. There are
large and 24 small windows. Each
window has two sets of sashes, glazed
with stained glass. Gas jets have been
put between the sashes, so that at the
evening services the stained glass may
be seen both inside and out. The space
between the two sashes is a large venti?
lating flue, drawing the air from the
church through the perforated panels
of the wainscoting, the current being
increased by the neat of gas burners
within the space. Every gas burner in
the church is hidden by ornamental
glass work, and supplied with ventilat?
ing flues, giving a mellow light very
pleasing to the eye.
The air tower at the North-west corner
supplies pure air, which is drawn by a
fan in the cellar at the base of the tower,
and is worke_d by a ten-horse power
steam engine. Ten feet above the floor
ot the tower, inside, a perforated water
pipe extends around the walls, making a
shower to cool the air in the summer
and free it from dust if necessary. The
entire cellar floor can also be sprinked,
to cool the air. The fa:, is of iron, seven
feet in diameter, and can make 220 revo?
lutions s minute, forcing 30,000 cubic
feet of pure air into the church every
minute. The entire cellar is an air and
heating chamber, into which the fan de?
livers the air, the ceiling being covered
with a net-work of steam-heating pipes.
Before the air enters tho auditorium it
passes over the steam pipes, and is
warmed. The warm air enters the body
of the church through movable slate
under the benches of every pew, and
every person in the pew can have warm
ore-old air at his feet, as he chooses.
When the cold air is forced into the audi?
torium it enters fifty feet above the heads
of the congregation, so that there can be
no draft. The steam for heating is gene?
rated in two fifty-horse power boilers.
The bellows of the organ are worked
by a hydraulic apparatus, the water
being supplied from a tank in tho prin?
cipal tower, 125 feet above the side-walk,
a powerful steam pump forcing the water
from a cistern in the cellar into the tank,
which holds 6,000 gallons. Near the
tank are the fire hose, through which
the entire building can be deluged in a
few minutes. The cellar walls are doublo,
with a space between to exclude damp- |
ness, and all the drain and water pipes
are thoroughly ventilated.
In the rear of the main auditorium is
a hall ten feet wide, with two wide stair?
ways leading to the galleries. Next to
the hall, in the rear, is the chapel or
lecture-room, 75 by 45 feet, and 25 feet
high, with a large gallery on one end and
ladies' parlors on the other, having ac?
commodations for iOO persons. There is
also a trustees' room and a minister's
room. Over the lecture room is the Sun?
day suhool room, with three galleries.
There are also scvoral largo class-rooms
and u library. Over the olads-rooius is a
flat for the assistant sexton and his
family. All tho pews, gallery, fronts,
organ cose, and all the interior joiner's
work are of the best ash wood, po?
lished.
The Raid on tuk Whiskey Mills,
The descent of the Treasury Department
upon the whiskey ring in the West for
defrauding the revenue, is described as
one of the most skillfully planned and
executed movements ever made by the
Government against such frauds. The
headquarters of the ring have been at St.
Louis, but its ramifications have extend?
ed to Chicago and Wilwaukie, and thence
all overthe East, West and South. The
thirty large distilleries and rectifying es?
tablishments seized Monday, are in the
three cities named, but evidence ob?
tained at these three points will make it
an easy matter to root out the frauds
practiced elsewhere. The overthrow of
this formidable combination was ma?
naged, it seems, by Secretary Bristow
ana Solicitor Wilson, no other officer in
the Treasury Department being intrust?
ed with any knowledge of the matter, it
being suspected that there was some one
in the Internal Revenue Bureau who
was in the habit of telegraphing imme?
diately to agents of the ring every official
secret of the least value to it It is not
believed that Commissioner Douglass is
Sony way personally connected with
a fraudulent irnnsatiiiou.
The Czar Alexander, who oame down
to Berlin to see what was the matter, has
returned home, we are informed, satis?
fied that everybody has peaceful inten?
tions. Bismarck also disclsims any in?
tention of insulting Belgium, anu the
Czar's visit seems to have allayed the
growing uneasiness, although people
generally are not satisfied with the ne
oidodly gun-powdery aroma of the conti,
nent The Czar pf Russia, as well as
England, would go far to prevent a war
in Western Europe, for both these
Ciwers have more than they can well at
nd to in Asia. Russia is steadily ab?
sorbing Asiatic territory, and England is
on the eve of a struggle with Bnrmah,
and, perhaps, China, by which the will
acquire additional acres, and, conse?
quently, deprecates n Franco-PruBsian
war.
? Cm Mattes*.-?If you are asked to
lend your Phorux. suggont to the would
be borrcwet J?at ho had better subscribe.
' Reading master on every page.
- The beet way to raise strawberries is
with a spoon.
The storm of Saturday night mate?
rially cooled the atmosphere, ami Sun?
day it was quite chilly.
Mr. D. C. Peixotto has furniHhed us
with a specimen of the beautiful tlower
"Twin Sister."
Centennial cigars $1.50 per box. Who I
ever heard of the like? Perry A Slawson
arc selling them.
Chief Justice M. R. Weite and Judge
Hugh I* Bond arrived in this city on
Sunday, and departed Northward, yes?
terday.
There has been a good deal of needless
talk about Sheridan's ride, and we now
have a prodigous amount of babble about
Sheridan's bride.
A delegation of the Columbia Schuet
zen-Vorein left for Charleston, Sunday
evening, to visit the Sohuetzenfest, which
began yesterday.
The proposed repetition of the Lady
Washington tea party gains in favor.
Many of the participants have expressed
their willingness to attend.
One of the colored carpenters em?
ployed on Sutler Schmidt's house, on
Qreen street, fell off, yesterday, und
broke three ribs.
It is understood that the Grand Jury
have "rods in pickle" for several unsus?
pecting individuals, and that they will
be brought up with a "round turn."
Hydrate of chloral as a stimulant is
taking the place of opium, hasheesh, dc,
in England, and to some extent in this
country. It kills in about three years,
on an average.
The Diocesan Convention, which has
been in session in Charleston for several
days, adjourned on Saturday last. The
next session will be held on the second
Wednesday in May, 187G, in Trinity
Church, Columbia.
The members of Excelsior Lodge, No.
7, 1. O. G. T., will have a spelling match
ai the close of business, this evening.
We presume there will be considerable
aniuseinent, and only regret that the en?
tertainment will not be public.
The bar of Columbia called in a body,
yesterday, to pay their respects to Chief
Justice Waite. He received them in the
Governor's office. The Chief Justice was
the guest of the Govornor while in the
city. He left for Washington by yester?
day's afternoon train.
The Southern Mitaical Journal, pub?
lished by Ludden A Bett?, Savannah,
Gii., is a most excellent monthly, filled
with matters of interest to the lovers of
music. Each number contains several
pieces of sheet music. The subscrip?
tion price is $1.2;1, including a chance at
a grand piano.
Charlotte and the centennial are the
universal topics. The Phoenix Hook und
Ladder Company will go, the Palmetto
reel will go, a delegation of the Inde?
pendents wil go, and everybody who can
raise $4.75 will go. "Old Hundred" will
be the principal air performed by the
different bands at the centennial.
In our report of the proceedings in the
Supreme Court on the 14th inst, an
erjor occurred. Not the case of Duun,
Comptroller-General, in re. Hand vs. the
Savannah and Charleston Railroad Com?
pany, but the State r.r reL Attorney
General r.f. Savannah and Charleston
Railroad Company, will be heard on the
24th.
The old Ku Klux prosecutions and
persecutions ore being tried over again.
Mr. Dan. C. Dendy, who formerly re?
sided in Lanrens, was arrested in Green?
ville, a few days ago, charged with kill?
ing a colored man during the so-called
Ku Klux excitement in the former place,
'in 1870. Mr. Dendy was carried before
Judge Cook? and* bailed. He can prove
an alibi.
A policeman while conveying a pri?
soner to the guard house, on Sunday,
was uttuokrd by a brother, with a razor,
when the M. P. released his hold and
beat his assailant severely with his club,
knocking him into the ditch, and draw?
ing blood freely. Yesterday, u little
shaver strnck another in the head with a
brick and knocked him senseless. All
the parties are colored.
A gentleman from New York, who did
not like the idea of paying toll both ways
over one of our bridges, and who at the
snrae lime regarded the tariff as too high,
remarked, when informed that the Con?
federates bumed the former structure to
prevent Sherman crossing, that they
should have left it. and notified him
that he must pay toll. He would have
moved on, without doubt.
At the regular meeting of Excelsior
Lodge No. 7, I. O. O. T.. held on Tues?
day evening last, the following officers
were installed for the present term, by
acting G. W. C. T. John F. Sutphcu: W.
C. T., Rev. W. D. Kirkland; W. R. H.
S., Miss Mamie O'Neal; W. L H. H.,
Miss Cecilia Atkinson; W. V. T., Miss
MaggieR, Capers; W. S., Henry C. Beard;
W. A. 8., Miss Anna Browne; W. F. ft,
W. H. Squior ; W. T? 0. Herbert Beard;
W. ft, Charles Coffin; W. M., R. Y.
Leckie; W. D. M., John W. Willis;
I. G., Henry A. Browne; W. O. G., Jas.
R. Thackham; P. W. C. T., Albert
Fugle.
New Post Office and United States
Court House.?Chief Justice Waite and
Judge Bond paid a visit to this bnildiug,
yesterday, and expiesHed tUemHetven per?
fectly satisfied with it, iu every respect.
The Court Room being in the third
story, they deemed of advantage, as it is
so far above the btreet, as to drown the
noise; and as for convenience, the Court
is only in session two weeks, as a general
thing; whereas, the Internal Kevenue
Collector aud other Government officials
have their offices open constantly. This
building is, we believe, the first out1 of
the kind completed in the South. Tt"Is
substantially built, and will be elegantly
finished and furnished, and with every
convenience. The architect must have
anticipated a cold spell, for the heating
arrangements are thorough; the ventila?
tion is equally perfect. Tin- accom?
modations for the Post Office?officials as
well as the public- arc very complete.
The lock boxes have been constructed
with a view to convenience and safety.
The basement is in order, and workmen
are pushing forward the work on the
three upper stories so rapidly, that but a
few months will elapse before the little
one-story affair on "Washington street can
be evacuated. The marble mantels with
which the building in furnished are of
Vermont marble, and were prepared for
the United States Court House in Knox
ville, Tenn.; bnt Congressman Horace
Maynard insist >d that Tennessee marble
should be used, and had them all taken
down. They were boxed and remained
stored away until now. Jan. H. Cochrane,
Esq., is the superintendent in charge of
the work. We shall, in a short time,
give a full description of this magnifi?
cent building, which occupies the most
elevated position in the city, and is of
such n height as to make it visible for
miles in any direction.
.. ?.?.
("oust of Common Pakas. ?The Court
met at 10 A. M The gmnd and petit
juries were called.
The Court stated that the Chief Justice
of the Supreme Court of the United
States and Judge Bond, the Judge of the
Circuit Court of the United States, were
I in town, and for the purpose of allowing
{the members of the bar an opportunity
of paying their respects to these gentle?
men, an informal reception would be
held at the offices of Messrs. Melton,
Chamberlain & Wingnte, and the Court
would take a recess until 11.30 o'clock.
The reception wus held, hnwover, at the
Executive chambers.
In the case of the State against John
H. Bryant, J. J. Goodwin and Uriah
Portee, County Commissioners, convicted
of official misconduct, the Court stated
that he had examined into the case, and
found it to be simply a misdemeanor,
punishable at the discretion of the Court.
The sentence was that each of the de?
fendants pay $25 and the costs of the,
prosecution, and, in default thereof, be
confined in the County Jail one' month.
In the case of Ellison M. Wwston and
Wm M. Hay nr. County Commissioners,
convicted of official misconduct, also a
misdemeanor, though of a graver grade,
the defendants were fined $100 each, und
each required to pay one-half of the costs
of the prosecution, and in default thereof,
to be confined iu the County Jail four
months.
D. G. Thompson vs. Peter Sargen er,
trespass to try title of one-half acre1 of
land in the city. Messrs. Melton A
Clark, for plaintiff, and Mr. J. It. Trade
well, for defendant. Verdict was for the
lan d in dispute and $190 for the plaintiff.
Thos. W. Weston re. John Wil I sou was
continued.
S. W. Williams vs. Bolinda Crews el of.
was referred to Mr. F. W. Ficklin as
special referee.
Thos. Withers vs. Samuel Jenkins.
Messrs. Dun bar, Williams and Elliott,
for defendant, and Messrs. Carroll A
Janney, for plaintiff. Owing to the ab?
sence of Mr. Elliott, by consent of coun?
sel, case was placed at the end of the
calendar for trial.
Fry Dent ra. Fred. Schmidt. Mr.
Wilkes, for plaintiff, and Mr. DcSaus
sure, for defendant. Continued.
L. C. Carpenter vs. Thad. C. Andrews.
Messrs. Molton, Chamberlain A Wingate,
for plaintiff, and Mr. DeTreville, for de?
fendant. By consent, was placed at foot
of the calendar.
William Butler ve. South Carolina
Railroad Company. Messrs. Carroll A
Janney, for plaintiff, and Messrs. Melton,
Chamberlain A Wingate, for defendant.
Was continued at defendant's cost for
this term.
R. K. Scott r.v. Thad.. C. Andrews.
Baxter A SiebelB, for plaintiff, and Mr.
DeTreville, for defendant. Continued.
Edward Sill tt*. Sarah Bryce. Mon
teith A Banskett, for plaintiff, and Mel?
ton A Clark, for defendant, Referred.
Sarah J. Harris iw. James G. Gibbet,
Eroving to involve only a question of
lw, the jury were instructed to find tho
land in dispute for the plaintiff.
John H. Williams vs. Frederick
Schmidt Messrs. Pope A Haskell, for
Jdointiff, and Messrs. Carroll A Janney,
or defendant. A nonsuit ordered.
D. B. DeSaussure, assignee, vs. A. R.
Taylor and Alfred ToUeaon. D. B.
DeSaussure, Esq., for plaintiff, aud
Messrs. McMaster A LeConte, for de?
fendants. Continued.
D. B. DeSaussure vs. Alfred Tolleson.
Same counsel. Continued.
Melton A Chamberlain at, P. F. Fra?
zee. Mr. Wingate for plaintiff, and Mr.
Wilkes for defendant Action on pro?
missory note. Verdict for plaintiff for
$225, with interest from 6th December,
1873.
- Mr. D. B. DeSaussure moved to have
the case of A. T. Stewart A Co. vs. C. J.
Stoibrand opened and placed at the foot
of the docket Overruled.
Calendar No. 2 was called, and only
three cases found ready lor trial. Two
others were placed upon that calendar
for trial.
The Court adjourned at 2 P. M., until
to-day, at 10 A. M.
You can get all styles of job printing,
from a visiting card to a four-sheet post?
er, at the Phoenix office.
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No Diamond Yxt.?The grand jury
made no presentment* yesterday. They
took testimony, some days ago, in the
diamond, matter, hot have *s yet taken
no farther slips thai have been mado
puDfTo. 'Neither* hare the City Council
brought their .subordinates, who were
concerned in the abstraction of the dia?
monds, to any account. We believe they
are all continued in office. Everything
is serene, except with Mr. Kimborongh,
who came over from Georgia to recover
his stolen property, and wept back minus
his diamond cross. We have heard it In
tlmated that a puTrnlc'meeling oTeflEBBST
will be held to require the City Council
to investigate this matter to the bottom.
Will the City Council dilly-dally till thin
coal of Are is put on their backs to make
them move? They should act promptly
and relieve themselves and the city from
the imputation under which they root..
Since the appointment of cosapaHtrtaia-t
citizens, six months ago, to conduct cer?
tain important investigations, and their
feilure to report or make any sign of life
whatever, we are distrustful of that means
of relief from any evil or shame.. But
better that than nothing. Will the Coun?
cil delay to purge themselves until this
extraordinary remedy is applied? ?,
The Board of Directors of the' Monu?
mental Association beg leave to report to
I the friends of the Monumental,
waia, Atlanta; <t. a.
I\ Levy, city; Wsj.
L W. Wheeler, city;
Indiana; Edward
tion that they feel encouraged by 41 _
parison of fsst year's collection* with
those . immediately preceding. Since
July 1, 1874, there nave been contri?
buted from Orangeburg $321.65, Rich
land 221. MO, Edge ft eld 160.0u. Glenn
Springs 108.00, Anderson 62.20, '
ville 42.00, Chesterfield 22.00, Dai
10.00, other sources in small sums
total $957.90. ?
It is not intended at this time to moke
an exhibit of all the funds received from
the beginning, but when the work is ac?
complished, then every County shall,
have the honor that in it* due. We im?
plore the many who have lately stood
aloof to join themselves once more to
the band of earnest worker*.' Let every
woman who loves or Lias loved her State
determine that she will lend her .aid,
however little it may be. Let every
County emulate Edge-field and Orange
burg in their labor of love, m shown by
the results of last year. Let it not be. that i
when that noble monument. U erenteg.
any should feel that they have no
lot in the matter. And here it ?
well to mention that oars is hoi i
monument. . It is not located in the *
diers' cemetery, but in. on..a
opart from other groves,It if for
honor of all of South Carolina's sol"
We desire to thank an esteemed
and citizen of Colombia,. whaoe hand sjokj
sponded to the memories brought
memorial day in the shape of a qoi
of $10 to our cause, Such unso!
offerings cheer us with the- hope of
mate success. jiuu
^art-Country papers will please.copy, ?
List ok Nkw Akyektihxsu?*ts. '1
P. H. Joyoor?Cow* for 8*1*. "
Perry & Slawbou ?Centennial -
Peixotto A Son?Valuable Prot
John Fisher?Sale Valuable
Meeting Independent Steam
Meeting Chicora Tribe. ? ""<"
Meeting Biehland Lodge, f\ . ? - ; ?
Meeting Capitol Building 4 L. Aaso'n..
Hotel Abjuvaxo, Mat Vf, X9ttL?Uam-''
*hm #om*?--R. W. Houthgate, R L.
Hanson, city ; D. Borwald, Atlant?; J. 1?.
Ague, Hillsboro; J. W.
Butler, Edgefield; E.
Charles Emerson, ]
McClorkson, Gadaden; J. G. Lyke*,
Mill Creek; B. U Dean, Anderson; R.
L Stansell. Hodgca. \n\ .. '
IknJrix House?J. P. Hasard. B.X; D. ,
Barwald, (in.; A. McQueen, Cheraw; 11.
McQueen, Snmter; W. W. HorrmtJ. Newt'
I York. ttl .......
..-r?wi >??? ? ii !
CoKHioMKsa.~Per South Carolin* Rail- ;
road, May 17: J. H. Altce, J. Alexander.
Rev. E. A. Bolles, C. Brookbonk* A Co..
P. Cantwell, W. J. Duffle, M. Ehrlich A
Son, W. C. Fisher, B. F. Griffin? E. H. I
Heinitah, H. M. Gibson. Hopaon A Sut- .
plien, W. Johnson, Jones, Davis A Bouk
night, C. F. Jackson, Kings land *Heetb,
C.L. Koenig, J. H. Kinard, L?rick
Lowrance. W. D. Love A Co., H. Mailer, '
C. H. Miot, F. B. OTohard * Co., Perry .
A Slawson, A Palmer, P. Robinson, & ,
Sheridan, PL Solomon, Goo. Symmer*,
I D. Senn A Son. ? ?', ' '
I ey*?*h ?* : *" ltUK?v
Tan Pom's BmnHosT.-rTha blrth-d*y . |
of hi* Holiness Pope Pinn XX, who ho* ,
completed the eighty-third year of Mia
age, was celebrated with exti*ordia*vry
rejoicings in Rom* on the IIth. I Tw*lve
of the Pontiffs who h?w pieoecW Us
Holiness reached eighty-four year* pt
skc, but Pio Nono ?Jone nqipesaea the
years of 8t Peter** mlwr of the church
in succession to th* Prineoof the AfOtW ?
ties. He has ?'passed the d?y* of PoUr/'
and in this olpne brought joy to the uni?
versal fold. Deputation*, letters and ,
telegraphic messages of congratulation
have been arriving at th* Vatican dariost
the day. The old proverb that no Stop* i
would exceed the time of Pater has iou? ,
been falsified, and it would seem that i
Heaven's favor is, visibly, resting on th*
head of Pius IX. Tb* Pope has derived
a new lease of life from the happy angary
which has attended his birth-day ontt?
versary. ^ ,.
The1 International S*?d*y ? Kcfcoot ?
Convention, now in ?eeOOC? oi' tmltt
more, is the first of its land ever held.
All the prominent Sunday School work
attendance is indicative of th* gnwwftng
interest throughout the coantrj ' > <??
religious education of the yooJOfc The
methods of such instruction lave c%*nn*d
very materially ?? Into y*n?* ?aftsTihO'
Sunday School is regarded n^ jnesaly
as a nursery for individual church**. W*
rase*?: church0' ?Sil!
bo the drift of th* 8und?y ?chool noov*
mcht and is the theme of the 11II .Illss
gomg on at Baltimore. |
The Beecher trial ho* had almost a*
long o run os the Black Crook.

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