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By J. A. SELBY. . COLtJMBIA, S. C., FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 19, 1865. VOL. l.-NO. 43.
THE (SOLIJMBIA PHONIX,
pj;r"|sirED I>AM.Y, EXCEPT SCXDAY,
BY J bi. i A is" A. SELBY;
1AVUS-7N A D VANCE.
' \ SVIISCUIITION.
Six montis, .... $5
One monti, ... - - 1
Ono squaiT, (ton lino?,) one timo, nfl cts
Subsequent insertions. - 35 cts
Speeiai notices ton cents per linc.
Tun ESCAPE ?F Mn. BREOKIN
KIDOE.-Tho Cardenas correspondent
of Lu I'rensa gives the following in?
teresting particulars conceniiig these
refugees: . '
. The p:r:"Ds acrotnpruiying Breckin
ridge ?rn Qo?% Wilson, ex-aid to Jeff:
Davis; Taylor VVocd, ex-cotrrmnnder
td' tho Tallahassee: Corporal Russell, j
i 'vu private soldiers >and a faithful
negro servant, who refused to abandon
his master (Hreekinridge) in the hour
ot" extremity and peril. The refugees
procedi? tiie capital to dav, accom?
panied by o:,e of our officials, raid viii
be presented to the Capiaih-GencrnL
They propose^aking un their quarters
fit the Cuban Hotel.
Gen. Breckinridg? and Col.-Wilsj n
state that tit ev wove within forty miles
of ?lr. .Davis when the latter w:i3
Arrested, expecting to Le joined by
liim tl'ii following day. Wood was
actually with Mr. D ivis nt (he moment
of' his arrest, but succeeded in making
bis escape .'ind joined Gen.-Breckin
ridge. The party 11:<3n crossed ( <> orgia
into Florida, descending St. .John's
River i:i a boat to Jupiter's inlet,
whore tiiey nie", with a partv of de?
serters from thc (Federal army.
From these they got a better b ia!,
which they dragged across the country
t'?! fhey reached tlio sea. where thev
launched theirHittie vessel, and sailed j
t"jr the onast of Cuba, which ti-ey j
were fortuaafe er.ba.gh lo reftcli after j
three d?:vs and'tights, passed almost"]
eidindy without eating or sleeping. I
YVliii . s?;a thev f p ike a vessel, front i
Which they g t '.ive gallons of water
: . d a few biscui?si The nicht nfier
t:-,.-ir arrival at Cardenas they were
serenaded by the baud ol' the volua
EFFECTS OK PEACE-REVIVAL OF
.i'll:-: I.-ns.-The war hilled out or
sqtUiTcTio i for the time being most of
tiic fanciful theories by which ilie
Northern minti ha?l been previously
occupied aul amused. Socialisai,
freeloveism, Bloomerisru, a'id a.scote
of-liga coetrir.es which Lad seized
upon the minds of idle people passed
out of discussion, and seemed to all ap?
pearance dead anti buried. Even the
spirit of religious fViDakicis n was tor
the time abashed, and bumbled i:i pre?
sence of thc dreadful misfortunes which
it had assisted ia bringing upon ii;.;
country. Tho war is r.o sooner ended
than these elements.of social antagon?
ism revive from their ohrvsalis-like
torpor. The parsons are hara at werie
endeavoring 'o stir np the ember.-; < f
religious strife and persecution. Tue
Boston fanatics are trying to raise
fro-h i.-?r...-.?%on the negro, not salis!:-:-!
? with having rcinlu'cd his condition
worse tiian ever. And now, just when
we bava vindicated our manhood be
rore the world, the Blootnerites have
resumed their conventions to establish
ar':the right ?if the fair sex to wear the
'breeches. All this is very progressive
ami very amusing. It proves the
activity of ibe national mind and is
good for tho newspapers.
[New Y od: Herald.
In Ohio ,they have a literary jra
zetto called the Buch eye Blossom; in
Ken lucky, the UoseoftJie Valley; in
New Jersey, tho Belvidere Apollo; in
Maryland, thc KenPBtiyle; in Ohio,
ti:.- ToledoBlade; and ia Mississippi,
the Bovie Knife. f
A young 1 idy refused to join a . io?
nic party because there was a Silw
?/rain t btr.hwhackin?
Arrival of Dr. Albert *<3v Mackey, j
Collector of thsdpert. I
Pr. Albert G. Mackey, Collector of
tho Port, says tho Charleston Courier,
arrived herc, on tho Alhambra yester?
day, and met with ntl enthusiastic re?
ception from a large crowd of friends
who had assembled to give him a
hearty welcome hobie.
It having boon announced thal thc
Doctor and bis lady were expected on
the Alhambra, a preliminary meeting
of his [riendo was hold and arrange?
ments made to give the distinguished
old patriot and Unionist a suitable
rei option. The following gentlemen
wire appointed to carryout the object
of the meeting: S. P..Kirk, Chairman;
Kdhcrt james, J. Woodruff John
CndVortb, E. C. Keckley, M. D., T.
W. Johnson, IT. (J. Prince', C. H.
Stokes, James White, J. T. Millican.
In pursuance ol a resolution adopted
at the meeting, carriages were fur?
tushed to convoy the Doctor and Mrs.
Mackey, escorted by the Committee,
tb their hume.
Oil the arrival of the Alhambra at
tl o wIidrFj thc Pooten- and his lady
were waked upon and informed of Pe
proceedings which had taken place.
Pula wore taken completely by sur?
prise, but readily ricrutieseud io thc
wishes of their Iricnds. Aller a warm
shaking of bands all around, the
Doctor was escorted hy t?vo of the
Committee from the boat to thc
wharf. Pe was introduced to the
Chairman by Mr. Robert. James, who
said: "Allow nie, Mr. Chairman, to
introduce to you our distinguished and
highly honored fellow-citizen, Pr.
AR^rt G. Mackey, Collector of the
Port of Charleston.*'
Mr. Kirk, in-behalf if thc Commit?
Mr. Collector: As Chairman of thc
.Coian-ii'-oo cf 'l..-<:.-ption, ?flow me to
extend to you, ii.-, on your arrival
ho ne, our heartfelt welcome. With
jay and pleasure we have rea'! the
chronicle of the events as they trans?
pired in thc "course of your late visit,
among our brethren of the North.
With intense1 gratification wc heard
of the universal approbation given to
your pa>t coarse in the severe Ordeal
and struggle from which the Union
am] our common country has-emerged
so t riumphanlly.
During your absence your friends
hero, at all times, have hep- you in
honored and grateful remembrance, n.s
an American atriot incorruptible and
unstained. Again allow mc, sir, to
extend a wann and cordial welcome
on their behalf.
Dr. Mackey replied a's follows:
.Mr. Chairman and jbcllow- Cili:: ?ft:
This, to me, is mute an unexpecte !
pleasure. I did not anticipate anything
more than to pass <?ui< dy from the
whari u> my home unannounced on
my return to my native soil. J. thank
you heartily for tho kind manner in
which you ??ave received me. The
state of my health, from the long and
unpleasant voyage back, at present
prevents me from giving full ntteranei
to ti:e feelings of my heart, lt will
be my endeavor in the ?'mure so U
discharge tho - trust and duti.-s of thc
position iu which our Government ha
honored mu willi' the approval of it."
confidence, as to give satisfaction tc
the Go vern meut and meet the appro
hatton of my fellow-citizens. Rettin
my warmest thanks to the Committee
Mr. Chairman, fur their kindness i:
Thc Doctor was then escorted bi
the Chairman and other members o
thc Committee to thc carriages ii
wailing. Mrs. M.?was escorted hy tw<
others of the Committee to a earring'
engaged expressly for her reception
when the whoh'. party were conveye?
to thc family residence in Wcntwortl
? street. Thc crowd upon the wb.'ti
I iben separated.
L An cflPer said he found cour tin
' agreeable, hut court-tnarlialing quit
Tho ConS-ssion of Atzo-.ctt.
is tho statement of
George A. Atzcrott, which was read
hy h:s counsel, Mr. Dealer, to the
military tribui'fr! in "Washing-ion:
Tlie prisoner Atzcrott submits thc
following staten eut to thc Court
I nm our of (Lc party v,'ho agreed
to the capture ?d' (he l'r?silient cf the
United Stntc.s ui any member ul' ?ho!
Cabinet, or General Grant or Vice
President Joint?, n. Tho lirst plot to
capture failed? tko second, io kill, .1
broke away from the moment L bear,:
of it. This hs ?h ? tvav it carno about: j
On tho evening ol the 1 'lit of April j
1 met Booth and Payne at tho Hern- I
don II?.usc, in this city, at eight
o'clock. Ile (Boelh)hsaid ho himso'i
would take charge >f Mr. Lincoln am!
General Grant, Pa-, e should lake Mr.
Soward, and I should lab- Pr. .fohn-4
son. 1 told him . would not do v;
timi 1 had gone into the thing to cap?
ture; but T was not go" ig to kill, lie
told me that 1 > as a fool -lin.*, 1
would be burg anvhow-that it was
death to every mail who basked out,
and so wo parted. I wandered about,
thc streets till two o'clock in the morn?
ing, and then wert, lo thc Kimmel!
House, and from there pawned my
pistol at Georgetown, au i went, to my
cousin's house ia Mo: 'gorae y Corni .
where T was arrested. On the 10th, !
after 1 was arrested}* I tedd Provost
Marshal Wells and provost Marshal
McPhail tho whole Story; also told it
to Captain Monroe, m ,? CcTlonel Wells
told mo if T pointed out tho way Booth
had gone 1 would bc reprieved; .un', so
1 told him 1 thought lie had gone
down to Citarles County, in order tb j
cross the Potomac; tho ar.. .; which
were found tu mv room at tho Kirk- I
wood House, and njdack < < t, do 1
not bolong to rue; ott thc afternoon i
of the 11th of April Harold callee '
to see me, ana 1?!-. thc coa*
it is his coat, and al! in it helor, *o
him, as you can sec by thc ha:m. ;?
chill's mark. ! with his initials and
with the name o? his sister, Mr.-?.
Naylor. Now 1 v iii state how 1
passed the whole of tue evening of tho
14th of April: Ju thc after noon' about I
two o'clock, 1 went lo Keltlu r's Stable, j
on Eighth Street, cent i >, and hired a
dari; bay mare an i rodo into tho
country for plensnre, and on my return
put, her tm at Naylor's Stable; tho
dark Ijay horse whiJi I had kept at
Naylor's before, on o" about thc 3d o'
April, belonged toJ3 ?otb,and also tho
saddle and bridle. I had charge of
him to sell hun, and 1 do not know
what bee.imo of him. At about six!
m the evening.I went to Naylor's j
again and took out the maro. I rode |
out for rfu hour and r-'urned her tu'
Naylor's. lt was thou nearly eight
o'clock, and I told him to keep the I
maro mady at teu o', ! ?ck, in order to I
return her to l! : man i had iiired her I
from. Prom there ? went to the j
1 fermion Jfouse. l'eoll? f-otit a mes?
sage to the < st r t? ty, where 1 was.
saying he waded lo seo mc, and ??
wen!... Booth wanted mo lo murder
Mr. Johnson. ?.f ti. ;n went to thc
Oyster Bay, on tho avenue, 'above
Twelfth Stree', a .J whiled away the
li nw till about Len o'clock. I got tho
mare, and having taki :. a drink with i
the hostler, gallojvid about town and J
went lo the Kimmel House. Prem
there I rode dowri to tl c de; ot and
returned my horse, riding up Pennsyl
vania Avenue to Kekher's. From
Kolther's I v?nt do\ n to the navy
yard to get ft ro 'in with Wash. Bris?
coe. He had uonf, an i by tho tima \
got back to th? Ki nt mel tlouse it was:
near two o'clock. The lunn Thomas'j
was a stranger 1 met ea tho street. ?
Next morning, as stated, I went to j
my cousin Kibbler's, io Montgomery
County. GEO. A. AT/d i ROTT.
. * ' *** """
Paynes counsel says bis client is]
anxious to ? ie, that hu may be con
sidercd a martyr.
Thc essentials ol' a ^fcatering-p?.?ee |
may Le alliteratively summed in? thu?*:
sea, sall, suu, ?mOySliJps,sliflls,suilo?s,
swimming; io which may bo added, a
th tm dering big bil! and scandal enough
iv hot (or nine months.
BOUGHT OS, SOLD.
pi'IN. SILVEI^YARE, ?ve. Highest
V^' prices paid l.v
SSE \1.7, SCOT I* il BRI N'S. ;
Ero!.or.:, Aue'doiiccrs and Com. olereh'i j
duly 12 . ? I
O tLUMLTA, S. Cb '.\ 12. I: ....
\ SiEETINCi Stockholder:! ?e Ibis.
J L Ea uk will hu held !.: Mr C. '
lins.dwelling house. Oh MONDAY ?> a. I
thc 17tb ins-...,at 1 I .. .?levi: a. fur ebtct- !
ia:: a President aud Director: i>i iii ? bank,
and for other pitrpo
july ll! ALEX. I.AUGftU.N, lM hier.
?VEOC?,:3.OC^?\. 0'L'V.--V"a.,. j
S V"1 SYLVESTER off?;rj his I'iiCi'l'" ?
1 > SIGNAL SEltVJ CES lo lae .?'i .ar;
of Columbia ?ad vh-in'uv. Iii.- oiliee isl
on the corner ol Ute!.laud and Hali >lre?U, I
at thc residence ul' Capo. T. [i. Wade.
luloi'iitatiMi A av loti
/"\EJ(>i!.\ .1. l)A.ViS.-C<>!iipanv '?, IS tn
V* S. C. Keg im. nt. Vre,; :i tailor, and
lived in Camden, S. C. Was well on the
.jd of February. Any ono Imo--, iug his
late ? .? whereabouts, will conf.-r aiavor
aiiiiclcd und destitute wile nt Columbia;
S. C., or to this ofiuo. Exchanges picnic
cxtuud this notice. ..'.dy ll
. l??uscliuui cud ljiiioh.cn
ZPTOT^LOT^'i??^?^.'.^ 2 S
AT PllIVA^? SAL.:.
\ OE FER'at privet.' sale mv entire House
* hold and Kitchen FURN.TU RE, cons; ..
Lair of tin- usual variety, al! ir good ord. c.
Great inducements will ! J < fl'cied to any
om? wishing to purchase the > ;.'.i".. lot.
I have als ? a li;-!it ' Mill! AC j", ;:i pood
order, suitable bu- one or two horse*.
.io.- :.rn MAUSU,
At thc residence of Cap'-. T. 1'.. Sharp, j
Gerva?3 stn t, above ricken*. I
J?ico o , 2-e o sr in,
, Auction and Coiamissiou Ar.::!,
Corner of Plain and Assembly .Streets,;
\*>,riI.?u';ve particular attention to tho
y dispos A of l>a! E-tal..-. Cotton,
Provisions and General Merell aa j/.-.
Will attend lo lau sa!.- of Furniture, ?" ...
nt any part of tho eily that "T, r.ers te,.;,
require. July 'i | IX
~~C0^IsTKE RS KXPT
\VE, the u idersigiu t, having entered into
i? a copartnership, und^r the '.niue ,:v.d
style O? CAMERON <L BARKLEY, win
open their establishment, ou tue Sou'.',
east corner e.:' Meeting and Wentworth
street-1, Charleston, S. C. for thc ?-^io of
all articles iu u?a by railroad compiiiic^.
steamers and machinists, as a!ou COAL ol'
ali kinds. Orders solicited.
ARCHIBALD CAM ERON,
RUFUS C. RAKKLEY.
V. 13 KKFETi TO
.lOi'N FRASER <v. CO.
G. \V. WU M." MS <: CO.
E. W. MA' ?MA LI J. Esq.
Capt. .K'il.-. FUEUEESUN.
If. T. PEAKE, E. ;., Superintendent
South Carolina Railroad.
ll. L. HAINS, Esip, Superintendent Sa?
li. M. BRAINE. Esq., i'uporintcisdent
Wilmington and Manehcstci Railroad.
li./'^i' o7t 'i:*. S 'r 3 ~y
L53 Meetinc, Street, Opposite Char?
CHARLESTON, 5. a
"11 ST received, v. fall supply of DRUGS
ri CHEMICALS, GLASSWARE, DYE
STUFFS, TAI NTS omi LTQUOBS ol td
kinds for medicinal purposes, ?te., whicl
ive tu'i'er to the trade a', lowest ? des.
DRAKE'S PLANTATION BITTERS,
STERLING'S AM BROS! A,
i'u.e KER<?SEM E otb.
KEW Y??K & PHILADELPHIA,
AKD FOU SALE AT
iv ifni rc is E mrn F* E."**" ^ ? F
\\ uULi/bALij W luiiAiL,
A LAUG E ?TOOK OF
isM?l lu feVl)tJ&? Ctl'c?, Ut':j
C!/>\ "KS, Ut? .!;.!/.. .
LACE M ANTI!. I. AS.
f.;M)j:?lSI?l?V?- ae.i ' >ll\WFP. i.
I f ATS. SOCKS JWE' K i i ES.
Ew.-.y an/1 Wiiit.j l/APEii COLLARS.
is APK?NS, T< >W Kl INO
PENCILS. K.N1VBS a:,v FORKS
NEEDLE?, i LAX THREAD.
A larg? ai .l ?KK stock ? I'
IMPORTED AND fJOJ/E^PW
i?? 23 O,- -A. Xr? Si : .
poa s.u.r itv
"FOOT ?L SH7L2"?AUHi?K, Agents,
As'..?etKl?ly*"s?rcet, bet?'?,, n Plain and Wju?!i
INT, V> ulh #j >b.
AND FOR SALF LOW, AT
SUELTOS, CALVO & C?.'S,
V.all Sired, Next I-, Old Pott OM
^"N addition tc fortner stock, ?. <. hav
.1 just received lb.- follovit- a li?les:
Ladies' Heeled SL?PPKI? ;
?' Glove Kid GAITERS.
'jVfisscs' SHOES tn great var'n i v.
Cbildrctra S?lOE? <>f ali s?.-..j.
Mona line Felt ll ATS.
" Wool "
20 doz. 110' >P SKIRTS ol ?.ie..i rptslil
12 doz. Ladies' CORSETS.
C doz. " Silk VE! LS
Toilet COMBS an-! BltlTSLIE "
Ttfoth I > RUSHES.
Ladies' HOSIERY, Hen's HOSE.
ft vv rr y-r .-.<. -.> -(- -?* D''J .
White Crushed SUGAR.
Butte; and Ea:.'-" French CRACE Eil::
Adamautino and Sierra CANDLES.
Old .'ava COFFEE.
RAISINS, Sf ARCH.
Smoking sind Chewing TOB \CCO.
Mason' i BLACKING, Sha? BR?SI1E:
XLa IZ HL7 C3 ~JJL S3 *
CHAMPAGNE, clari, bottles.
Old Bourbon WHISKEY.
Vi hieb wiil be solden proper certifica!.!
r'vT.utits bringing COITOS to mn
ket will do well to call upon us before di.
posing of it, as vj arv. paying thc lEghcs
uutrlci t rales.
GOLD end SILVER bought and sold.
" Brass and Copper Wanted.
T T St '.'/&!:"?' <V G< ?. -till continue t
O.. purefa* BRASS and COPPF.?
Th? hieltest marl;. ! rrieo will bc paid.