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Terr?LK- Explosion.; .
-?EW HAVEN*, August 15.--A fright?
ful railroad disaster t?ia morning, on
the Housatdbic River Railroad
The morning freight train, going
up the -fiTousatonic Railroad, became
disabled several miles above Bridge?
port, and the 10.30 tr.iin following,
found it on thc track, and hitched on
an<l backed towards Bridgeport with
it- , .
. A new engine was oiit for trial on
the track,-and coining up about three
miles above Bridgeport, ran into the
rear of th? passenger train.'
The locomotive struck the hind car,
and split it in two, passing direetly
through, nnd the boiler burst just as
it reached the second cur from the
rear, making awful havoc;.
Seven were killed outright, and
eh;yen were terribly mangled and
scalded. President Charles Hunt, of
the Housatouic Road, was on board.
Everything is now being done for the
relief of the passengers.
flfcwa from Nashville
. NASHVILLE; TENN., August 15.
Major Dick McCann, formerly of the
rebel army, who made himself con?
spicuous as a cavalry leader in this
State, was arrested yesterday on
charge of having boen a member of
the court martial which hung several
Union citizens at Knoxville during the
war. He will be taken to Knoxville
to stand trial.
Tue sea Holding of a new building
on Market street, in this eity, fell yes?
terday, precipitating lire persons to
the ground. All w?u-e bndiy injured,
and ou -- i s not exported to live.
Ti:e town of Stevenson, on the
Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad,
Avas almost entirely destroyed by fire
this morning. It is supposed to have
been the work of an inc; ndiary.
From Washington. ?
WASHINGTON, August 15.
mn PRESIDENT'S POLICY AND EIS CABI?
Publications have recently been
mailt- of iv;. HTS. speculations and i->
l?re'-i--" ul> M.: diff?rences of opiiiicn
between the President and his Cabinet
v.-ith ree*?rd to Hie nolw-y proper to be
pursued In rt;storiug the S?thern States
to their former relations to the Union,
. and particularly involving the question
of iio^rti suifiagf- in the work of re
<. stublishing the civil (iover.init nt, the
military m -azures tt> secure which have
' already l??-m taken through the t;;- ney
of thk i'rovi? hurd (?ovemor.-. Thc
^T,roii; - I \\f ;;r strictly pris-at audit
.s not known that r.i?y ni the members
ure in tin- habit ol' improperly reveal
'? mgtboni, Therefore, the publications
H'vofessing to give reports of what
r takes pince in tito Cabinet e.-wineil.
Ii;-?-, t-> .-av the leto-'. unreliable.
But it may be R.rid with ron?* dence,
~ s an answer to many of tlie specula
< lions-, that there, is not now, nor is it
behoved that there witt be, any sub
stantial or material di lu >i?*nce betweei:
' the President and his Cabinet witt
regard t > the restoration ot thc South
ern Stages. One of the reusonfi foi
this assertion is the fact that all tin
proclamations appointing the Provi
* sionul trovernorsnre precisely in th?
same words, founded on the Tonnes
si-e arrangement, and maturely eon
sider.-tl by the President, and?approv
cd of by the Cabinet, snowing a care
fully considered plan, the amnesty
.proclamation being in accord with tha
document. The President, it is known
from the representation of his intim?t
friends, is determined to pursue sub
Stantially the reconstruction pro
gramme thus laid down, having rea
.sonable evidence from thc South tha
) it will be successful. Many of th
accounts from that section are exag
geratet 1, and misrepresent- he true am
favorable couditioii of public opinioi
1 . THE TRIAL OF JEFF. DAVIS.
As the result of can fal inquiry, it i
believed that there is an unwillingnet
on the part of a portion of the Cab
net to have Jefferson Davis tried fe
treason, while there is reason for as?
serting that the President is persi:
tent in having him brought before
civil tribunal. Chief Justice Chase
expected to arrive lie re in the co ur?
of a fow days for consultation with tl
President as to the time, the mann'
? ?jul the place which shall be designa
.ed. The ablest couifttel in the Unitt
i .States aro also being consulted upc
[ the subject. There is a fixed d?terra
nation on tiie part of the Execnti
Ithat there shall be au immediate ai
fair trial by a jury of tiie country f.
high treason. It may, in addition
this, IM? confidently asserted that tl
?President has-determined, as soon
practicable, to withdraw the ord?
suspending the privileges of the wi
?fl habeas corpus and to dispense wi
Ford's Theatre is being convert
into fire proof as rapifily as an effaeti
corpa of. mechanics eau make it. Gal
"leiws, .boxes and stage paraphernalia
are in . process of demolition. ' The
do?r; furniture and partitions of the
boo; occupied by Mr. l?fhcoln on the
terrible eve of the assassination, have
been carefully removed and deposited
Under lock and key. Notwithstanding
that every object intimately connected
with tho fearful tragedy han been
taken in charge by the Government,
rjelic-huntors continue ns numerous as
before, and content themselves-with
odds and ends 'ol' tinsel and bits of
gilding which strew the floor of the
edifice while the process of rejuvena?
tion goes forward. Tho contract made
with Mr. Ford included everything in
the building, save a lev articles of
personal property, so that all its ap?
purtenances are disposed of as thc
authorities think best. As has been
before stated, thc remodelled structure
will be used for the deposit of the
archives of the late Southern Con- j
fedoracy and other mementoes of the
TITE TRIAL, OF winz.
The trial of Captain Wirz was to j
have commenced to-day, but has been
further' postponed until to-morrow. J
This morning, several Govern ment
j witnesses were in attendance andi
there are others in the city who can at?
any moment be summoned. The ac?
cused has for counsel Judge Hughes, j
Gen. J. W. Denver, and Messrs. Peck
and Schade. Thc prisoner is a Swiss
by birth. When the United States
forces captured New Orleans, he de?
serted his plantation and negroes in !
Louisiana, and, with his wife and j
turee children, went to Vicksburg, j
In 18G3, the rebel government sent |
I niue to Europe as a military commis- j
siouer. He remained there eight I
I months, when, returning to Ilud?- j
mond by ruiniing jthe Wilmington ?
I blockade, he was appointed an assist- i
uni adjutant-general, with the rank of !
captain, and assigned to the command j
o!' the Andersouyiile prison.
TUT? ARREST OF TRI'IU'NE COlCitKSl'oNP- ;
EST AT N'EW OKLE.\NS.'
C?en. Cunby is not fond of having I
his ? "ts criticised. The New .Orleans j
...>i:-.. lu,nd ::t of th:: New York Tri- \
\ bane, j;,r, i . 5T*.;\..< ll to animad- j
j vc rt rVu "siu.rply upon Gen. Canby's
:i'bui iir.t":?.ti*i:i of military nffinrs iu I
that (V.'piirtment, was promptly sent
I to New York under arrest and put in
! c.large of Gen. Hooker. The Presi- :
j deni l.< reported to have said that if j
! Gen. 'Cit'iby did not behave' bolter j
j he would be ordered to report to j
Washington in person for au i uves- ?
i ligation into his conduct concerning
thia aft'afr, laid some lunttersA'eh-ting !
fco th" Freedmen's Btireau. The ?lay
for such high-handed measures has
well nigh passed. I
l'AiuxiNs ny *rni: PRESIDENT. j
The President ha*? pardoned the j
following named rebels to-day: T. C. j
.?ethel, of Louisiana; W. S. Mason,
Jonathan Worth, 1>. V. Moore and
Tod lt. Caldwell, ot North Carolina;
?io!ni L. Schon und E. W. Sehon, of
Tennessee; T. J. Soldi er, of New York
citv; 1). it. Cook, of Memphis, Tenn.;
Win. Y. Byrd, W. M. Gilmer, C.-W.
Lee, Frank W. Sidden and Wm. E.
Clarkif, of Alabama; ll. li. Short, of
Louisiana; D. H. Gordon, of Vir?
ginia; Wm. Johnson, of Charlotte, N.
C., and Benjamin Fitzpatrick, for?
merly rebel Senator from Alabama.
INTEREST ON SEVEN-THIRTY BONDS.
The payment of the August- interest'
upon the first series of seven-thirty
bonds was commenced at the Sub
Treasury yesterday, and there wVre
several hundred persons ready with
their coupons. Forming in single !
file, the line reached out of the Tren- !
sury bnildiiig into Pine street, and at
one time extended to Nassua street, j
Tho sum to be disbursed is nine mil?
lions of dollars, six or seven millions
of which will be disbursed to residents
of this city. . '
WANTED to purchase, 100 Unies of C< >T
TON, for which the highest prie- will
bc paid in gold or greenbacks.
aug 2t L liddell's Kow.
ONE HUNDRED busluls GOOD 1>UY
SALT, i- ?r sal" IDW f ..., ..sh at
CA.S 1 WELLS,
aug 24 1 Bedell's Row.
TWO HUNDRED pounds CIIOICE COUN?
TRY BUTTER, just ?received and for
' sale low at * CANTWELL'S,
aug 24 1 Bedell's how.
SI GAR CURED HAUS.
Q TIERCES CHOICE SUGAR CURED
i if HAMS, for sale at
' P. CANTWELL'S,
i .. aug 24 ? BedcB'n Row.
. y r if i i . irf i
jG-unny Bagging, ?Sec.
Q BALES GUNKY BAGGING,
rj IO coila BALE HOPE.
150 pounds TWINE, tor sale at
P. CANT WET.L'S.
aug %i 1 Bedell's Row.^
SOLE LEATHEMOLE LEATHER.
ONE THOUSAND pounds SOLE LEA?
THER. Als.., ? eirpplv oto ?RS MEAL,
I IRISH POTATOES, .Vc, tor nab- bv
P. F. CUTTING.
Cor. Upper Bonndarv?nd Asaemblv Sis.
L aug 24 " 1*
Carriage and Buggy for Sale.
rs&rjKjgs A NEAT, substantial, well-built
agOB?? CLOSE CARltLAGE.in goodorder.
Also, a four-seat balf-top BUGGY.
Inquire in Laurel street, necontl door Eist
of Marion street. aug ii 1*
? A Regalar Communication of this?
"".Jf^rLodge will be held THIS AFTER
/\r\NOON, bi thc College Campus, nt 4
i.Yloek. liv order,of thc W. M.
aug 34_E. OJ^JTHINGTON, Sec'y.
THE subscriber, having a
<7>? ^. .^ecnufortable CARRIAGE, will
.'V0T? 'f '?''^|*'take passengers to Winnsboro
or Alston. He will also let it
bv the boor in thc eitv.
ang 24 1_|_Arsenal Hill.
Dwelling House to Rent.
MUS. H. C. ELMORE will rent ber RE?
SIDENCE, (with FURNITURE,) con?
taining 4tf.een rooms, in Taylor Town.
Ther.- are upon the place alrnecc.ssary ont
buildings, garden and good water,
aug 2:1 t THOS. TAYLOR.
rilRADEWELL & BASKIN, partner? in the
X practice of Law ami Equity-in the
Courts of South Carolina and of thc United
Staten. OfhVc at Dr. Geiger*?, corner of
V-s.-mh'v ainl Plain streets.
. JAMES 1). TRADEWELL,
aug 2:1 ti AXOREVi G. BASKIN.
VN aetin YOUNG MAN. with a SMALL
CAI "IT Vb. tn est.ihlisli a News and IV
iioUiiitl I>e;.u ia Columbia. Address "S.,"
t'ost Oftii-i boxa-il Charleston, S. C.
Ang 22 3
rriHE putilie an informed that, whiht tra
j.. veiling to Chariest! n .Wilmington or
?. ?bini Ilia, tb.ey eau alway? proeure a good
WARM MEAL. >crv? -1 tin in ni .<. style, at
Kingsville. . Passengers by the traill have
cr?plc time to take their meals: also. these
bv Mr. Baekhaui's hacks. C. A. SCOTT.
Fresh and Choice"
?>/\ KITS NO. 1 MACKEREL.
0\ f bi.ls. BROWN SUGAR.
(i obis. CRUSHED SUGAR.
1 tnl. T.-VUTE ('CREANTS.
.? hoses CITRON.
2'.? " RAISINS.
fl '. LEMON SY.-UP.
1 eetoon Spanish Indi .<>.
5 boxes Pearl Starch.
io hags prime Coffee.
5 ba If chests tine Oreen ami Black Teas.
40 b ie-. Window Glass.
Boxes Colgate's Washing and Toilet
?Hi bor.es Herrings.
20 .. Cas'ilian Mitlers, i'ort Wine and
Claret. Fer ?alo by J. G. GIBBES.
?TIORTY KEGS NAILS, assorted sizes, for t
' salo hy J. G. GIBBES
aus 2:t ' !
ON and after this date, I will run a dailv
lin- of COMFORTABLE VEHICLES
from Columbia to Kingsville. Lea ve Coluin
hia at six (<!) o'clock p. m.: leave Lionsville
on the arrival of the trains. For passage,
anplv at tiie Shiver Housv.
aug 23 3* W. M. BECKHAM.
THE MUfiEKM & COLIMA
r.y CN.; a CARRIAGE or SPRING WAGON !
' |\ to Orangebnrg, at 3 p. m., Tuesdays, I
I Thursdays and Saturdays-making comme- 1
I tion wit h th%Charloston trains C e following j
! On arrival of train on Monday, Wodnes
? d iv and Fridav, a vehii ie starts for Colum
? bia. For passage, applv to J. H. FOWLES
i or E. COFFIN, at the store of lt. M. Stoke?,
j Plain street._Aug 22 -?*_
D?Y BOOKS, LEDGERS, M?morandum
Books, Pass Rooks. Lecture Books,
j Composition Books, (Copybooks, Scrap
I Books, Black, Red and Inclolliblc Ink, Let?
ter, Note and Cvp Paper, Envelopes of
latest style, Mucilage. Ceiling Wax and
School Books, in,grcnt varietv.
HARPER'S MAGAZINE, for? Aagufct, for
sale by TOWNSF.ND t NORTH.
A r.g 22 3} Eook?clt? re.
,4 LAUGE and varied stock of KERO
J\. SEXE LA MVS, of all sizes, qcalitie*
ano ?irires, ALSO.
Frosh supoly KEROSENE OIL,
CI?D?NEYSj WICKS. SHADES. AC.
For ?ak. WHOLESALE and RETAIL,
At the Very Lotrest Prices!
By MELVIN M. COHEN.
Assembly street, West- side,
On?: door fron? Pendlet* street.
THE subscriber bogs leave respectfully to
invite thc attention of the ladies tohis
recent FKESH and SELECT SUPPLIES of
Choteo Light and Dark Colored CALICOES, '
Superior mialitv STOCKINGS,
.BARE&EFOIt VEILS. Green, Brown, Blue,
LO NV ?CLOTH.
Linrn Cambric POCKET HANDKERO'FS,
LADIES' OAITERS -various stales, ?pia
lities and sizes.
MELVIN M. COHEN,
Assembly street. Wost side.
One door from Pendleton street.
Aug 12 ' tuf2
FinHE public can bc accommodated with a
_L few i'OSTAOE.STAMPS. bv calling at
Hu- stove of the subscriber, who lins just re
ecived ulalie and varied st<tJrk of
DRUGS, MEDICINES, AC.
MELVIN M. COHEN,
Assembly street. West side.
Aug lil One door from Pendleton st.
ROU SALK AT
fT C ill ?I 1 C ? 0 1?C Lj ? 0 t c,
"TTTTTH ? Muj.erior supply of TOILET
y\ SOAPS, Tooth Brushes, Cologne.
Heil- O rots.*. Ac. bv
E*. H. MO I SF. A CO..
Pleb ns street, ono door below Plain.
Aug 21^5_^_. .
"?? ""HITE SUGAR, COFFEE.
V> BNOWN *. GOSHEN BUTTER,
GREEN TEA, ( 'ANDLES,
Black Tea, Soap,
Biscuits, .Herrings, *
Black Pepper, Starch, ?
M nstard, Matches,
Blacking, Iron Sj.oons,
Calicoes, Mourning Muslins,
? Balmoral Skirts.
Just received and for sale bv
S. M. SOFFIM,
At the corner of Sciiafeand Bull Btrcets.
AUK 22 3*
Picketts Street, one door below Plain.
JUST received via Charleston a large
supply of GROCERIES, PROVISIONS,
?Ve., .Ve., viz: Chests Tea at $1.75 per lb.
Bbb*. Kentiu ky Leaf Lard,
'. Western Flour,
" Ria (toffee,
" Sugar, (Crushed.)
.7 Bacon. Hams. Sides, Shoulders.
Boxes Starch, Candles, Soaps,
" Sardines, Raisins, Candies,
'. . Cakes, Syrup!*. Gum Drops,
" French Confectionary,
Choice selection of Old Wines, Cordials,
Brandies ami Liquors. For sale low by
AUK 21 5 E. H. MOISE A CO.
ON THURSDAY, 27th July last,
from niv plantation in Sumter Dis
ttriit. a. CHESNUrSORREL MAKE,
-. ? ? Of medium size, limns slightly in
fore right foot, which is clubbed, but, not?
withstanding, she is a tine riding animal.
Her colt", four months old, was left. The
mare was last seen about ten miles below
Camden, tho rider going in. that direction.
A suitable reward for information leading
to ber recovery wiU'be given.
I F. J. MOSES.
1 ?*!?*<?.?.. C.. kn?, y*. 16*5. aug 5*3 2
Hats & Caps
AT OLD PRICES. .
(Formertii D. R. JVTLLIAMS& CO.,
1G1 Meeting Street.)
CHARLESTON, S. C.,
OB|. HAVE resumed the ?iw
BKOS old business of HATH, JW0
JH CAPS and STRAW JKV
^ GOODS, at 116 Meeting
street, uiext door to Charleston Hotoh)
whera they will bo happy to aee their old
customers, friends and public generally.
We are prepared to supply the trade at
Old Pri?e* I
Morclnnte visiting Charleston for the
purpose of purchasing Goods, will do well
to give UH a call.
D. R. WILLIAMS. HY. C: COVERT.
Charleston, August 18, 1865. aug 18 t6
Wholesale Grocer and Commission
! CHARLESTON, S. C.
KEEPS constantly on hand a' completa
stock of choice F AMIL X GROCERIES,
Wilie?, Liquors and Planter's Supplies,
which he will sell at tho lowest market
prives for cash or exchange for COTTON or
Liberal advances made dh consignment?
of COTTON and other country produce,
i Agg 19 Hmo_
Insurance Agency !
KW MEETING ST., CHARLESTONS. C.\
REPRESENT the following first-elass
GREAT WESTERN INSURANCE COM?
PANY, OF NEW YORK. *
SECURITY INSURANCE COMPANY, OF
PHOENIX FIRE INSURANCE COMP'XY,
OF NEW YORK.
MANHATTAN INSURANCE COMPANY,
OF NEW YOR?.
With aggregate cash canital of EIGHT
MILLIONS OF DOLLARS.
Risks taken on all descriptions of pro?
perty on reasonable terms, and loa*ea
ti. Y. TUPPER. A. A. LANE.
Aug 14 h _?B
J. H. BAGOETT ?St CO.,
Factor? ?lid Commission Jlfrchantt,
ADS ER'S SOUTH WHARF,
CHARLESTON? S. Cl
SELL ill this Market, or ship to Nsw York
or liverpool, both Long and Short Sta?
ple C0XT0N. Liberal advances on ship?
ments, rad returns made in gold or trea
surv notes, aa instructed.
J! H. BAGGETT. E. M. SPEIGHTS.
_Aug_8 26 ._
C. E. Chichester,
REAJi KSTATB BROKER,
18 BROAD STREET, CHARLESTON.
VOENT for the purchase and sale of
REAL ESTATE in any of the Southern
For the REPAIRING, RENTING, Ac, cf
Owners of property in Charleston, or
avoidably detained in the up country, car.
have their property taken care cf ?ml
promptly attended to by sending to abo- ?
a Rower of Attorney, to assume control of
the same, until the owner's return. Infor?
mation as to tho condition of property if.
iured by .shells, and otherwise, witn proba?
ble expense of repairing, sent on application.
*>- Wanted to purchase, tut partes
seeking investment ot Heal Estate, in Ponto
Carolina, several PLANTATION 3, in work?
ing order, in the upper portion of tho Stet .
Aug 8 2<$_
Willis & Chisolm,
Factor,, C?mmi*sloik Merchant*.
A NI) SHIPPING A GENTS.
OFFICE, MILLS ll:JOSE,
CHARLESTON, S. C.
E. WILLIS. . A. It. rp ISO" JT.
"VT7"ILL attend to the purchase, sale c urt
W shipment (to foreign and domestic
ports} of COTTON, RICE, LUMBER,
NAVAL STORES; to the collection of Bruits,
Purchase and Sale of all Securities. Con?
signments of Vessels s licited.
Messrs. Joba Fraser & Co., Charleston,
Messrs. Geo. W. Williams A Co., "
Messrs. George A. Hooley A Co., "
(b orge Schley, Esq., Augusta, On.
T. S. Metcalf, Esq.,
Messrs. Chirk, Dodge k Co., New York.
Messrs. Mm ay A: Nephew, " "
Messrs. E. W. Clark A- Co., Philadelphia,
Messrs. Pendergast, Fenwick A Co., Bal?
Messrs. Samuel Harris* Sons, Baltimore,
Md._\ * M
COLUMBIA MALE ACA??..-? *~
Classical and 'Ma?iematiccd Sc/'ool
TERMS.-Twenty-five (125) dolb.rs for
Classical and French, and twenty i? 20)
doll irs for English scholars, per torin oT
.our months: J. B. WHITE.
r H. R. THOMPSON,
Amt W sw?* Prmoirmls.