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COLUMBIA, S. p., THURSDAY MORNING, IEPTEMBE% 21, ?8G5.
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PtBUSK? DAIX.T aira> lu-wntai,
BY JULI AH A. SELBY
Diilv P*?er, six months.S3 ?0
Tri-Weekly, " " ' . ? 50
Hing?? cepies 10 cents.
Insertad at $1 per square for th? first in?
sertion, and 75 cents for each subsequent.
Jt7*Speoial notices 15 cents a linc.
Brother Ignatius has been removed
from the Monastery at Norwich, Eng?
land. He was so weak that he was
carried out of the miserable old place j
like a child. He will hardly ever be j
able to return, and though* exercises j
have been resumed, and two monks j
have been left in charge, the Order of j
St. Benedict -will probably die out j
with its originator.
It is gratifying to notice tho enter?
prise and industry .which is c adenced
throughout the "burnt district," be?
tween Aquia ureek and u'rederieks
buTfir. Men have gone to work on the
ruins, the blackened earth is now up?
turned for new crops, new dwellings
and new fences greet the eye in every
President Johnson has ordered the
restoration of the plantation of the
widow of Major-General Donaldson,
at Hendersonville, Sumner County,
A grand-son of Lafayette has re?
cently arrived in this country. On
last Monday night he was present at
a political meeting in Boston.
A Hartford teamster's wife has
given birth to four children within a
year-two pair of twins. That
teamster will soon have a whole team.
mWO ROOMS and PANTRY. Apply at
_L tho corner of Lumber and Assembly
streets. Oct 4 8
LOT AND ERICK FOB SALE.
THE undersigned offers for sale his LOT,
containing three-quarters of an acre,
and about 120,000 first qualitv BRICKS.
Sold cheap, if applied for immediately. An
ply to JOHN McCULLY or E. J. ARTHUR.
Sept 28_ _
figMM WM. H. ORCHARD, Profes
?frSS *?R8 0 r oi" "^U8^ci w?l instruct a
ffS X X "bruited number of Pupils on
the PIANO and GUITAR. He also offers
his services as Agent in Selecting, Buying
or Selling Piano Fortes or other Musical
Piano Fortes Tuned and Repaired in
town or country. Applications made, or
orders left at the Bookstore of Messrs.
Townsend & North, or at the Store of F. B.
Orchard & Co., Plain street, near Nicker
son's Hotel. Oct 6*
Corner of Assembly and Lady Streets,
Have just received and opened their stock of I
FAMILY FLOUR, in half barrels.
BACON STRIPS and SIDES.
Canvas JJ .ms, Lard, Butter.
No. 1 Mackerel, in kits and half bands.
Codfish, Family Mess Pork, Herrings.
Cheeso, Sugar, Coffee, Tea.
Mustard, Pepper, Crackers.
And a variety of fresh Fruits, Pickles,
Preserves and Meats, in cans.
Also, West India Preserves, in jars.
And everything generally required for
They have also on band a choice selec?
tion of WINES and LIQUORS, viz
Genuine Heidsiek^ quarts and pints.
A superior article of Port and Sherry.
Byass' Alo and Brown Stout Porter.
Fine Brandy and Whiskey, by the bottle
And a fine assortment of other Liquors,
such as- Arrack Punch, Wahoo Bitters,
London Club House Gin, St. Croix and Ja?
maica Rum, Ac.
A fine assortment of imported Cigars.
Killickinick, Stonewall and Turkish Smok?
Gun Cans, Shot, Buckets.
Seives, Brooms, Measures.
Blue Stone, Copperas, Kerosene Oil, Ac.
?9* Lumsden A McGee are agents for
the Baltimore Glass Manufactory, and are
prepared to furnish WINDOW GLASS, de
Iivered 1? Columbia, at manufacturers'
prices, freight added. Oct 5
THE citizens of Richland District are
invited to attend a meeting, on TUESDAY
noxt, October 10, at ll o'clock, at the Court
House Square, to take measures for the
immediate organization of the militia, in
accordance with the call of Gov. Terry. _ A
full attendance is respectfully requested.
J. G. GD3BES, Mayor.
R. YV\ GIBBES,
E. w. MCMASTER,
L. D. CHILDS, m
Oct 6_A. E. TAYLOR._
For the Legislature.
JOHN H. BOATWRIGHT,
_ A. G. BASKEN*._Oct i
For the Legislature.
D?. J. H. BOATWRIGHT,
DB. WM. P. GEIGER,
J. H. KINSLER._Oct 3
BEING now about to return home to my
own city and District, after an absence of
some years, at the solicitation ol my friends,
I ha VG consented to become again a candi?
date for the Legislature in Richland, and
hope to get home at least in time to see my
friends before the election. W. SHIVER.
Spartanburg, S. C., Sept. 21, 18G5.
For the Legislature.
J. H. BOATWRIGHT,
JOHN H. KINSLER,
_W. H. TALLEY. Oct 1 1
For the Legislature.
The following gentlemen are suggested
as fit persons to represent Richland Dis?
trict in the next General Assembly:
WM. WALLACE, I WM. K. BACHMAN,
WM. H. TALLEY, | JAS. G. GIBBES.
FOR STATE SENATOR
The many friends ot E. J. ARTHUR, in
consideration of his past valuable services,
beg leave respectfully to nominate him for
re-election to the office of SENATOR from
Richland District, at the ensuing election.
We arc authorized to announce JAMES
FARROW, Esq., of Spartanburg, as a can?
didate to represent, in the Congress of thc
United States, the Fourth Congressional
District, comprising the Districts of An?
derson, Pickens, Greenville, Laurens, Spar?
tanburg, Union, Y'ork and Chester.
The friends of GEO. D. TILLMAN, Esq.,
respectfully announce him a candidate for
CONGRESS, at the ensuing election, in tho
Third District, embracing Orangeburg,
Edgefield, Lexington, Abbeville, Newberry,
Richland an? Fairfield._Sept 28 *
To the Voters of Orangcbnrg, Edge
field, Abbeville, Bfcvrberry, Lexing?
ton, Richland and Fairfield.
FELLOW-CITIZEXS: After much hesitation,
I have consented to be put in nomination
for your Represcatativc in thc Congress of
thc United States. I publish this card, be?
cause the District is eo large and the time
before the election so short that I could
not, if I desired, canvass the District. If a
canvass were possible, however, I do not
think it becoming or desirable. In my
judgment, this is no time for a scramble for
office. It seems to me that no one proper?
ly impressed with thc solemnity cf thc
crisis, and the delicacy and importance of
the duties to be discharged, could seek the
position merely for tho gratification of per?
sonal ambition. For myself, I declare that
I have no wish but to serve thc State.
In 1788, South Carolina, through a con?
vention of her people, became one of thc
United States. Sbe remained a member ol
thc Union until December, 1860, when,
through another convention of her people,
she repealed the Ordinance of 1788, seced?
ed from the United State?, and with cer?
tain other sister States entered into a?othci
government, known as the Confederate
Government. We believed that we had thc
right to secede and; tkatjour security re?
quired its exercise in co-operation with oui
Southern sisters. South Carolina, in 1852
proclaimed by solemn ordinance thc right
of secession. It had long been thc scttlec
opinion of tho State that she was sovercigr
and entitled to all the rights of sovereignty
She asserted self-government in order tc
secure her institutions and principles fron
great evils, believed to be imminent. Se
cession was in the nature of a proceeding
quia timei. It waa conceived in thc spirit of
self-preservation-not to injure others but
to save ourselves. Ii cannot be necessary
to say that I am ono of those whaibelieve
that it was an honest effort for honorable
Surposes. The United States Government
emed the right of secession and waged
war upon the Confederate States, which
stood upon the defensive. A terrible war
of invasion and desolation followed, and
finally the Confederate States were over?
whelmed by force of numbers and dissolved.
At the end of the war the State of South
Carolina found the Confederacy broken up,
her citizens who survived the terrible
ordeal exhausted and impoverished, her
institutions destroyed, and the wholo coun?
try occupied by the military forces of the
United States. Under these painful cir?
cumstances, the President of the United
States invited the Stares lately composing j
the Confederacy to re-organize their gov?
ernments and restore then* connection with
the Constitution and Government bf the
United States, upon certain conditions, the
principal of which wa? ar. acquiesence in
the abolition of slavery, whicn had been
accomplished by the military authorities.
The State, wisely in my judgment, respond?
ed favorably to "the invitation. It is true
that the mere issue of battle does not prove
right any more than did the old "wager of
battle;" but it does provo power which can?
not be disregarded. A Provisional Gover?
nor was appointed, who called another con?
vention of' the people, whicn has lately
repealed the Ordinance of Secession, and
by an article in the State Constitution,
recognized thc abolition of slarery and pro?
hibited its re-establishment. By repeal
in?r that of Secession, thc Ordinance of
1788, through which South Carolina be?
came a member of the Unian, was ipso
facto revived, and wc aro this' day in the
Union precisely as wc became in 178S and
remained up to 1860.
Wc are now in avery anomalous position.
Belying upon tho good faith and patriotic
intentions of the President of the United
States, we have done all that wis required
of us to restore our old relations to the
Constitution and the Union; bat still we
have not been received into fellowship at
Washington. That important part of the
plan of reconstruction remains yet to be
accomplished. It is understood" that a
party will opposa the President's plan of
? reorganizing the Statesand giving to them
equality of rights, and will insist upon still
farther"despoiling and crushing the States
of tho South as conquered provinces. This
radical fanatical party opposed our leaving
the Union, and now they oppos? our return?
ing to it. When we were in tho Union," they
abused us on account of slavery. They
waged war upon us because we trlod t?
separate from'them, and now that we pro?
pose to return without slavery, they still
object. In this emergency, theStateneeds
the assistance of all her true men. Much
remains to bc done, and not the least is to
secure a prudent, faithful and patriotic
representation in Congross, to assist and
forward the work of restoration which tho
State has commenced. I arrogate not to
myself fitness to form part of such a rep?
resentation bat friends have urged me for?
ward, and if you are willing to try me, I
will give my best efforts.
In some respects, we are at the beginning
of our policy, as if we were a new State
about to assume . new relations with our
sister States; but we must never allowour
sclves to forget that in other respects we
are an old State-a Stato having antece?
dents-a name to maintain and a history te
preserve. Whatever may betide us ir. the
uncertain future, the past, at least, ii se?
cure. South Carolina has never swerved
from the path of honor, as she conceived it.
We have a record of which none need bi
ashamed; and when any apostate son ei
hers disclaims er disparages it, may she
cast him out as unworthy of her. Th?
devotion of -every true so'n of tho State
adheres in adversity as well as in pros?
perity-is loyal through evil as well ai
through ?Ood report; and in the midst o!
the greatest misfortun.es, "sticketh closci
than a brother."
After the delegations from the Souther-;
States shall have been received into Con
gress,many delicate and important duties
will devolve upon them, especially in refer
euee to the freedmen of the South, and th<
control which Congress, or a pa-ty in Con
gross, may desire still to exercise ove:
them. It may not be improper, in this
connection, to say that, whilst I have ap
proved the course of the State in scekinj
to restore ber old relations with the Govern
mont of the United States, it has been ivyoi
thc faith anti expectation that thc; State, a:
s<?>n as reconstructed, is to have er.tir
control of the whole subject of her domes
tic .muirs. The State, and the State alone
must be left to decide to whom she wi!
give the right of suffrage or other politics
rights. A new code noir must be enactei
to protect and govern the population latel
made free-to prevent idleness, vagrancy
pauperism ami crime. I am not prophe
enough to foresee whether wc can succeet
but I solemnly believe it will be impossibl
to live in the country at all unless tho Stat
has exclusive control of the whole subject
I have hope* that this will bo permitted, an
I think it is in accordance with our inte
rests and true policy to sustain the Pres
dont and the Democratic , ;rty in the:
efl'orts to restore the- State s to their pos
tion of equality sud to give them eqm
rights in thc Government.
With these views, if tho voters of tl:
District think that I can serve them or tl
State in this critical emergency, I wUl d
my best for them; but I have too high
sense ot ruy own incompetency and of tl
difficulties and responsibilities of thc pos
tion, to solicit it br a personal canvass.
AbT?BTii/i.iC. H.. Sept. 27, 1865.
TELE undersigned, having just completed
COMMISSION SALES-ROOMS, situate?
adjoining the Court House, is prepared t
ESTATE, FURNITURE, HORSES, VEHICL
Having secured the services of Mr. C. F. ]
for his qualifications in this line of business
faction m all transactions entrusted to his c
As soon as thc necessarv arrangements cs
tem of REGULAR WEEKLY SALES, which
sons desirous of disposing of MERCHANT)!
BLUE, Brown and White BLANKETS.
Browu Sea Island HOMESPUN.
Bleached LONGCLOTE. ' * :
All-Wool and Shaker FLANNEL.
Silk and Wool "
Opera, Figured and Bod FLANNELS.
UNION PLAIDS and STRIPES.
Brown and Bleached DAMASK.
CHECKS and STRIPES.
BROWN and WHITE LINENS.
SILESIAS, Brown and Drab.
Brown and Colored DRILLS.
Checked and Jaconet Muslin.
Damask Towelling and Napkin*.
Scotch Linen Diaper.
" Wool Shawls.
Plaid and Fancy Cashmere Shawls.
French Broadcloths. Black.
" Cas3imeres, "
Alpacas and Bombazines, Black.
English and French Merinoes.
Silk Lustres. Paris Poplius.
AU-Wool and Figured DeLabies.
Black and Colored Silks.
Engbsb and French Print?.
Parasols and Umbrellas.
Ladies' and Misses' Hose.
Men's and Boys' Half Hese.
Ladies' Lisle Thread Gloves.
8ilk and Kid Glove?.
Men's Kid and Silk Gloves.
Men's Wool, Cloth, Leather and Buck do*
Men's t nderrests and Drawers.
Linen Cambric Handkerchiefs.
Hem-stitched and Emb'd Handkerchiefs.
Embroidered Bands and Setts.
Lace Setts, Linen Cambric.
Jaconet and Swiss Edging.
Buttons, Thread, Needles.
Coat?'a Cotton, Velvet Ribbon.
Belt Ribbon, Hooks and Eyes.
Shoo Laces, Silk Thread, Coat Binding
Pins, Hair Nets, Worsted Braid Cravat?.
Suspenders, Gent's Collars.
Toilet Soap, Lubin'a Extracts.
Boots and Shoes,
Boys' SHOES and BOOTS.
Misses' SHOES and BALMORAL BOOTS
Ladies' " " "
Gent's SHOES, GAITERS and BOOTS.
HATS hm SAPS!
Men's and Boys', from tl.39 to $7.
NEXT DOOR TO SHIVER HOUSE.
CALICOES, Crush, and Pulv. SUGARS,
DELAINS, COFFEE SUGARS,
Merenocs, Fancy and Soda Crackers,
Love Veils. Herrings, Mackerel,
Ribbons, ' Eng. Dairy Cheese,
Hair Nets, Lard, Pickles,
Belt Buckles, Spices and Pepper,
Buttons, all v't's, Table Sait,
Handkerchiefs, Enghsh Mustard.
Gent's Felt Hats. French
Svrups, Brown and Fancy Sotps.
White Win. Vinegar,
Imperial Arrack Punch,
Brandies, Wines, Segars, Ac.
For sale low for cash by
Oct 4_SPECK A POLLOCK.
CALNAN & KREUDER,
COMMISSIO N MEUCHA NTS,
-CTTHOLE8ALE dealers in GROCERIES,
W WINES, LIQUORS and SEGARS.
Esoecial attention paid to the purchase and
??le of COTTON, MERCHANDIZE and
PRODUCE. Gervais street, between Main
and AsacmbW, opposite State House.
his large ?nd commodious AUCTION AND.
i above his NEW STORE, On Main street, \
o sell ?ll kinds of MERCHANDIZE, REAL ;
ES, etc., etc., either at AUCTION or PRI- .
?ARRISON, BO long and favorably known
, he thinks he can guarantee perfect ?atia
>n bo made,, he designs inaugurating a sy?
wili present RARE FACELITIES to aU pei -
ZE, etc., at auction. Oct 1. '
S Gr. GIBBES.
At Home Again!
IMPORTANT TO MILL OWNERS.
IWILL PATCH, ALTER and REPAIR
STEAM BOILERS, within fifty m?es of
this place; also, do ant hc-aw or particular-.
MELL FORGING. I mar be' found br ap- .
plying at this ofiice. ' S. J. PERRY.
THE subscribers have just received,.di?
rect from New York, a full supply of
Ladies', and .Gent's FALL ?u*fl WINTER
GOODS, of ?ll kinds, such as CALICOES,
DELAINES, MERINOES, -FLANNEL, B?T
mor*l Skirts. Ladies' Cloaks, Long cloth,
Linen, Handkerchiefs and Fancy Dree*
GENT'S WEAR-Clothing, Hate. Cap?,
Boots, Shoes, Under-shirts, Ac.
A good assortment of CROCKERY aad
Citizens and persons generally would do
well to give ns a call before purchasing
Sept 13 Imo P. LYONS A CO., '
Conter Aeeemb?y and Waehiagto? ?to.
GOODS ! NEW HOODS !
i JUST RECEIVED AND FOR SALE ET
Ai his Nev? Store, B ashingion Sir$e?, jtt*t
Opposite Vie Old Jail.
DRESS GOODS, Colored and Moamiag,
consisting of :
Plain. Plaid and Striped ALPACAS.
LUSTRES and DELAINES.
Also, CALICOES. TWEEDS, A?.
UMBRELLAS, BALMORAL SKIRTS.
CRASH, for Towelling, LOVE VEILS.
LINEN SETTS, with ?nd without Lae?,
and with Mourning Edges.
Black Silk and Colored Silk Cravata.J
Elastic Garters, Men's Buck Glove?.
Ladies' Gauntlets and Gloves.
Linen Cambric Handkerchiefs, for La?i?.
Fancy Hair Net's, for W???rf?!ls. aad
plain Silk Nets.
Hair Brushes and Combs.
Gent's Linen Collars. Scent P*per?.
Irish Linen, of all qualities.
Longcloths, Ladies' Undervests.
Rubber, Coat and Vest Buttons.
Gent's Half Hose, of excellent quality
Men's fine Felt Hats, black and ?olore?.
Colored Woolen Shirts and Drawer?.
Corsets, China Dolls of al! sixew.
Hoop Skirts, Perfumery.
Castil<r Soap, Suspenders.
; Head Handkerchiefs.
Fancy LU\?ss Buttons.
Belts"of every varietv, Belting Ribbea.
Seiesors. Tooth and Nail Brnshts, 4r?*.
White sud Brown SUGAR.
Green and Black TEA, COFFS?
Starch, Soap, Candles.
Molasses, Broenis, Herring?.
Sardines, Matches, Blacking.
Ruta Baga Turnip Seed, Ac. Sept 2>
COL UMBI?, S. C.
THE undersigned, having
leased the large and com?
modious building known as
-^-^ Zthe "Columbia Methodist
I Female College," hasopenedit asaFIRST
I CLASS HOTEL. T. S. NICKERSON,
Mounce & Calhoun,
CORNER Gervais and Gates street?,
(noar S. C. and G. A C. R. R. Depots,)
Columbia, S. C,, receive and'forwards ab
kinds of Merchandize, Tobacco, Cottoaand
all Produce, or store the same. Partie?
consigning to ns will find their freight
shipped with "despatch from Orangeburg,
Alston, Winnsboro or other points, by wa?
gon, during the breakagoton said roads.
We koep two two-horse wagons fori ?itj
R. H. MOUNCE. J. W. CALHOUN.
KBFXUIBNCZH.-J. G. Gibbes, Edwin J.
Scott, Cohiaabia; Johnston, Crews A Co.,
Charleston; Linton & Dowty, Augusta, Ga.;
Wm. Tavlor A Co., Montgomery, Ala.; Cox,
Braynard A Co., Mobile, Ala.; W. A. J.
Finney, Danville. Va.: Robert Lnmpkin.
Richmond. Ya Sept 14 Imo"