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- Thursday JVIorr;ug, May ll, 1865.
Mobbing iu Philadelphia.
We give-tba part iculars of tho:-mobbing of
,.? jUr. EdwardTngeYaoH, in PhiJad*-^i?t charged
. with making secession speeches.' .^"^'^i?r bo
saen that justice and right take curiou* shapes
'* whoo -administered .by Na mob.vA citizen ia
'. .'.assailed-by a crowd of rmfians -AV i th violence
'',. -and blows; is knocked dowe ; draws a pi&ro>in
..his defence, and is committed' to jail for draw?
ing a pistol* bouda required of him, and his
.."friends kept from neting in his fa vor.Vy the
threats of other ai obs. He remains -in prison,
while the ruffians go free. Justice is no doubt
2 ~ a very. p? etty thing in the abstract. As admin is
' tered by the tender hnnde-ofan ochlocracy, we
'' prefer that it should remain forever an abstrac?
tion. Ingersoll appears" to have drawn his
pistol only in self-defence:
'.'*.* .If'afloNAL SALUTE.--A national salute of thirty
.y eix guns was fired in Charleston on the Sd, "in
- honor," Says the Courier, "of the glorious lid
inga of peace." " T! J ey make a solitude, and cal 1
-.-it peao? " The Courier adda "The joyful pros
'.-.'.*- pouts of speedy, permanent peace, with the
restoration of civil law and order, were topics
of general discussion throughout the day. The
best filling prevailed, and every one seemed
anxious to devise some plan or make some
movement towards Charleston taking lier right
position in the national representation, lt was
..abo Loped ihnL some initiatory movement for
this purpose would be made by the people of
the up-country and interior, so that the action
should, as nearly as possible, be simultaneous."
No doubt! nd doubt! But there's the rub,
? matter Courier! Cool and easy! Bo not be
imp&lieul! There is much to be done and
thought ot before this be?utifnl consummation
- will be reached. . .
The South Carolina Railroad, we ara told,, is
to ba opened for travel by thc first of July;
under whal auspices, is not mentioned; brit we
-assume that the rights of property in the old
company, will not be affected in any way hy
the iuterference of the ?enemy, though it is as
..- much for their interest as ours that the road
should be rc-opensd between Charleston and
the interior. It is probable that tba military
authorities of that city will give their ?id to
KiLLMa OF BOOTH.-We give copious extracts
from the Charleston Courier of the circum?
stances in tba killing of Booth, the slayer of
? Lincoln. It was not a very valiant proceeding,
yet the Yankees are disposed to exalt the man
who shot bim into a sort of hero. He ls an
Englishman,-and his biography-is given iu the
New York ^Tintes, and if space is allowed ut,
we may give the history to our readers.
The attempt to assassinate Seward is said to
h:.ve been made by a man named Levais Paine.
He has been arrested aud Is in jail at Washing
ten. AH of the suspected conspirators have
been arrested, except one--John H. Surrott
and ihe sleuth hounds are said to be on his
'*".'' c CoUSClL-.Ctl.'.MBt.lt, *
**? ? COLOMBIA, May ?, 1865.
Pr?sent-His Honor tho Mayor and Assistant
Mayor; AldemenrBales, Blakcly, Glaze, Hopc^
Hnrrie, Leaphaft, Stork and Waring.
The. mio?tei'^f-tWlAetmaating were read
' Alderman Hope offered tho,following resold*
tiona, which" were adopted* '
Resolved, That the Mayor and Assistant
Mayor be authorized to borrow from the bauks.
of this State, or any other person, the sum of
ten thousand dollars in coin, payable twelve?
months after Jute, at the rate bf seven per
cent, interest; which fond shall be used exclu?
sively for the purpose of canning on tlie go?
vernment of-the.city of Columbia.
Resolved, further", That ths cum of thirty
. three thousand-, five^hnndj-ed dollars of the
stock"of the Charlotte" and South Carolina Rail?
road Company be pledged as secuiity therefor.
The Committee on Streets respectfully report
that they have assumed the responsibility of
allowing Dr. F. W. Greon to enclose - street,
at pleasure of Council,"from tba branch to the
eanul, where the Confederate States Arsenal
formerly stood. :,
ORLANDO Z. BATES, Chairman.
Ou motion, it was ordered that the in&ttor
of the ferry over Broad River be referred to
tho Committee ou Ferries, with instructions ta
arrange the whole matter.
. On motion of Aldermau Bates, it was ordered
that the City Clerk be authorized to purchase;
for the use cf the City Council, one of thelfitcsj.
maps of the city of Columbia.
Alderman Hope moved, and which was
adopted, that a committee of three be appoint?
ed lo'tak%charge of the Fair Grounds und the
tunchineiy thereon, and dispose of tlie same to
the best for the city. Mesera. Hope, Glaze and
Bates were appointed.
?J On motion ot' Alderman Glaze, il was or?
dered that the iron belonging to the city build?
ings be placed in thc hands of the committee
appointed upon the Fair . Grounds, and to dis?
pose cf the same.
His Honor the Mayor tendered bis letter of
resignation, which, 0*1 motion, of Alderman
Bates, was unanimously postponed until the
next meeting. ' _ . -
A. G. BASKIN, City Clerk.
- H ? ft?-.
? "The wildest regrets," says the Charleston
Courier, "are expressed in- Washiugtou and
other Northern cities that Booth was not taken
alive." No doubt! They would have exulted
in his agonies, seeing him die inch by inch. II?
has mudo them very angry by disappoiui ing
them in this humane appetite; but Harrold, hit
alleged accomplice, and his companion when
slain, will, no doubt, be made to atone for thc
disappointment which Booth, dying gamo, lia?
The Charleston Theatre opens nightly in thc
poor old eity to its mixed and parti-colorec
population. The performances now take plac*
in Wentworth, between King and Meeting-wt
suppose in the Military Hall. The "Langley
Sisters" do the vocalization. The manager!
arc Strahan and Falka.
VNION CEMKTKUV.-A dedication of a cerno
tery for the Union aoldie.rs dying in or about
Charleston, took place at tho "race course,'
near that cit}-, on the 1st instant-thc .r>4thNew
York York Yeluutccrt b'eisg.ccftip:cao"a8 h. Lht
?'. The ofiji? -of the Columbia Phcenix ie on
Gates street, second door 'from Plain.
G G, jS'EWToA'.-WVve commend to jill parliw
who need nr sign we.U _ paiutcd, or -who require
\b?. exercise of ingenuity ?a any department, to -?
refer lo our old friend. Mr..(it G. Newton, whi*
wilt dot disappoint any reasonable expectation*
of "hie abi?ty-?n the performance of a destr?n*
job in t!ie mechanical and kindred arts He u
to be found at his residence in Washington
Fairnea, FLOW uns, Fumes.-Wo have to ac-,
knowledge the receipt, on sundry occasions, cf
grateful little.tribute?, now from one and DOW
from the other gender, of fruits and flowers,
delicate, little saucers of strawberries, an occa?
sional bunch of vegetables, a bouquet of lovely
roses, and last, not least, a well put up paper .
of tobacco, or a flask of something, wilie?
might be Moselle fren the color, end which, in
the absence of Moselle and Khenish, is fottnd te
be no bad substitute for either. To the friends
so graciously administering, whether lo pub.
lisher or editor, wc accord our most grateful
covgc, with a prayer, in the language of thc
poets, tlmt their shadows may never be ieee
nor their tributes either.
To SUBSCRIBERS.-We are constrained, by thc
practice of others with whom we deal, to re?
quire of our subscribers, compensation for our
paper, tn money or in aoods, of less questionable
character in the market than Confederate cur
renc}r. On Saturday next, tho ICth ii?t., tv?
shall demand for^tho Phoenix our dollar yzr
mouth, in. nolj or silver, or in bartel f:r ?ther
commodities. This arrangement will not affect
those subscribers who have already paid"their
subscriptions, an til the fuli expiration, of the
time for which pay me ut hus been made. Ail
articles necessary, or useful in families, or in
business, -will bu takeu in exchange, at fn ir
prices, as usually understood in the market
Bat, for tbe belter Understanding of DUT friends,
we present the following schedule of rate-', in
the case of the most obvious coln mod i ties. For
one month's subscription to the />Aeta(sx^-3*hf
will reeeive either of the following, vi?
1 bushel corn, neos or potatoes.
fi " bacon. ,
4 head of chicken?.
8 dozen eggs.
Wood, vegetables sud provisions generally
received at fair market rates approaching the
For single copies, five cents in. coin, or a pro
p.. rt ion aie amount iu any of the above* men?
tioned articles. -
Advertisements will be insert ed .it fifty tents
per square (?.en bees or less) for the first inser?
tion, mid thirty-five eents for each subsoqucut
insertion-invariably in advance.
A Now York diuiiig room and biili.-ir? roomt,
I at 214 King street, Charleston, puts forth it?
advertisements in rhyme. The proprietors arc
George Frary and IVKilroy. Ttiey dwell upo;,
their ices with unction, and uro especially coi
phasic in recommending their le-n<1er joints and
delicate pastea to the nice ?entierneu uM the
?aaguid brunettes oi i.':"c :;'y