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Wo are enabled, through the kind?
ness of friends and correspondents,
to present, this morning, to our read?
ers a variety of interesting news. We
hope, in a short timo, to give them a
tarir? p&per, and when our mail facili?
ties axe perfectly restored, with a full
exchange list, they may expect a jour?
nal worthy of the capital of the State.
, We thank our friends for their at?
tention, and solicit a continence of
American Securities in Europe.
The Charleston Courier has a late
copy of ?atterthwaite's celettr?ed
London Circular, which has thqpol
lowing concerning the English mar?
ket for American securities: "The
amount of business transacted in the
London marktet for American securi?
ties, since our i last, ?has been of a
magnitude, unprecedented since the
-outbreak of the rebellion. The con
eiliatoiy nature of the speech*of Pre?
sident Johnson to the Southern dele?
gation Appears to have inspired gene?
ral confidence in the speedy cordial
re-union of tho North and South, and
all securities currently dealt in in this,
market have been in great demand.
United States 5-20 bonds have been
largely taken at a rise of quite 2 per
cent., closing 70 to 5^; at one time
to-day, they were bought afc 7C>% for
tho next settlement. Both Illinois
and Erie shares have been in request,
the former at an advance of four dol?
lars, and the latter at rather more
than two dollars, whi?h is a re-action
from the highest price of the day, as
they were bought as high as 61%.
The new loan of this company ,f or
?800,000 is last quoted at 2}? to 2%
premium. Virginia sixes have im?
proved about five per cent.,. closing
.40 to 42.
CTecreuury ?jjieCKLf?cn, in a speech
delivered at Fort Wayne, Indiana* on
Wednesday last, gave forth some im?
portant views in relation to the cur?
rency of the country. He said the
present unconvertible currency of the
country was a necessity of the war,
but now the currency should be
brought lip to a specie standard, and
he saw no way of doing it but by
withdrawing a portion of it from cir?
culation. "We have a circulating
medium altogether larger than need?
ed for legitimate business, and the
excess is used in speculation. He
urges, as a partial remedy for the
existing state of things, that Congress
?hall authorize tho funding of the
legal-tender notes. If the work of
reduction is prudently carried on, we
shall be relieved of the superabun?
dante currency, probably without
injury or embarrassment to the trade
of the country; and, if no|, he prophe?
sies that we shall havo a brief period
of seductivo prosperity, resulting in
wide-spVead bankruptcy and disaster.
He was hopeful that the country
would escape a financial collapse, and
that the currency may be brought to
a specie standard without those
troubles which in all countries have
followed a protracted war.
THE QUESTION LEGALLY DECIDED.
In the Alexandria Courts, the tedium
of green-bag proceedings is releaved
by an occasional sprightly turn. Re?
cently, Katherine Evitt was on trial
for seizing Bridget O'Gorman by the
hair. Counsel for the defence moved
the eourt to instruct tho jury that if
the defendants husband was, at tho
time, present, she was to be consider?
ed as constructively under his ?oer
cion, on well known principles of law,
citing Blackstone, Wharton, Ac.
The Presiding Justice-The dif?
ficulty in this ease is, that in Black?
stone's time women wore controlled
by their husbands, }>ut in these times
women control their husbands, and
KUch an instruction in these days
would be very dangerous. (Laughter.)
Thu instruction was reiused.
Outlaws are committng* great de?
predations in Northers Alabama.
g=f-g-Su j I 3
Uker for the Booth.
In oar recent New York exchanges, ?
says the Charleston Courier, "we,
observe that the movement for sup?
plying the South with white - laborers
ha? already commenced. In New
York City two organizations-the
"American Land Company and
Agency" and the "Southern Land,
Emigration and Produce Company"
havo been formed and are in working
order. The objectrof these Companies
is to act as agents for Southern land?
holders who wish to dispose of the
whole or a portion of their property,
and for Northern capitalists who wish
to invest in Southern lands. The
result of the Companies' transactions,
if their anticipations be realized, will,
it is easy to perceive, tehd to popu-.
late the South with white laborers. If
Northern men invest in our lands
they will do so with tho purpose of
having those lands cultivated. Their
information concerning the insta?
bility of the freedmen, and the little
dependence that cnn be placed on
them as laborers will cause * the
purchasers to decide at once in favor
of sending out white men to till the
The Company first named has for
its President Gov.1 Andrew, of Mas?
sachusetts. The other officers are
men of equally high respectability
and standing in the Northern, com?
munity. That the reader may Obtain
a clearer view of the objects embraced
in tho enterprise we introduce the
following portion of the prospectus
It designs to aid, through the
means offered by a central office in
New York, and its branches else?
where, in the great work of the soeial
and economical reorganization of the
South, by bringing together the own?
ers of plantations and farms seeking
purchasers and industrial develop?
ment'on the one hand, with those
who command the capital and labor
and skill on the other hand'. It will
devote itself to the work of accumu?
lating and methodizing information
! ?my, on grounds of pecuniary profit,
of business enterprise, of patriotism
or philanthropy, desire to contribute,
through the reorganization of indus?
try, t<> tho material means by which
the South can be restored, its people
of every condition made prosperous
men and good citizens; and its com?
munities brought to take their share
in promoting the welfare of the whole
. The other Company mentioned is
"organized for the purpose of intro?
ducing capital, mechanical skill, emi?
gration and labor-saving machinery
into the Southern States."
The Washington correspondent of
the Philadelphia ledger, writing
under date of October 12, says in re?
ference to the Freedmen's Bureau:
The evidences are daily accumula?
ting that the Freedmen's Bureau will
soon be altogether abandoned. In
some of the States its more impor?
tant funetions have already been
handed over to the civil authorities.
And as no appropriations were made
by Congress looking to the perma?
nency of the institution, it will, no
doubt, soon become a thing, of the
past. Tho President, from the hour
of its birth, has failed to see the
utility of the Bureau, and though an
effort will be made by its projectors
to keep it alive, they will most assur?
edly fail of success.
The Southe-, eorrespoadont of the
Boston Daily* Advertiser, supposed to
be Gen. Carl Schurz, says in one of
hi? recent letters:
t."It is idle and foolish-mofe, it is
false and cruel-t"o urge or argue fchat
there is danger of further armed re?
sistance to the authority of the Go?
vernment in South Carolina. I know
there was a score of ex-Confederate
officers in the Convention-doesn't
lhat indicate a rebellious spirit? mav
be queried. For my part, I wish
every office in the State could be filled
with late rebid officers. . It is the uni?
versal testimony of every officer of
?.Air own troops with whom I have
(inversed, from the commanding Ge?
neral down, as well as of every North?
ern man two months resident in the*
State, that the late rebel officers are
ol better disposition towards the Go?
vernment, towards Northerners, to?
wards progression, than any other
class of citizens. "
Correspondence of th? Phoenix.
Important Official latter fr om the Secre
"i tory af State- io the Provisional Gover
' -iwt^ffip. Bennett.Countermands the
Ord?rW Coi. Beecher which allowed
'. the freedmen io be Enrolled in the
State^jEUt?^ .Favorable If ?tu from
Col TreeccU relative to Pardons and
Reet?rdtf?n\?qf Abandoned Lands
Gen. Howard on hie way. 0 ?%>uth
Carolina-Hts Views at to the" Labor
Question Acceptable, ?frc, ?frc. *
QKHKtrvxuiB, S. C., Oct. 13, 1865. i
Through the kindness of Governor
.Perry, I have the pleasure of sending
you, for publication, the. accompany?
ing important official letter from the
Secretary of State, aa to the policy of
the President relative to the duration
of the Provisional Government in
South Carolina. It is a question of
some interest to know how the Presi?
dent will make known to the people
the expiration of the ProvisionaLand
the inauguration of the regular Go?
vernment of the State. In the acts of
Congress .relative to sale of lands for
direct taxes, and leases of the same
wiffen purchased by the Government,
it is provided in some instances "that
the leases shall continue until the re?
bellion is ended, and Senators and
Members of Congress elected, and
State officers elected by the Legisla?
ture, -and these facts declared by pro?
clamation by the President. These
provisions probably indicate tho man?
ner in which tho change in tho Shite
Governmsnt will be manifested. I
also forward you a copy of General
Bennett's letter to Governor Perry,
and order to Colonel Beecher" relative
to the enrollment of freedmen in tho
State Militia, which Jj^believe will be
very interesting and satisfactory to
Governor Perry has received a re?
port from Col. Trescott, agent for the
State in Washington, which conveys
the pleasing information that matters
relativo to pardons and the restora?
tion of abandoned lands are very
favorable and promising. There is
no doubt that all who como only
within tho thiitcenth or property ex?
ception will be pardoned. General
Howard, the Commissioner of the.
Abandoned Lands, has lett Washing?
ton for the Souths and will shortly be
in Columbia, Ho entertains very just
and satifactory views relative to Un?
interesting question of labor by the
freedmen, and his visit will doubtless
be of infinite advantage to both the
white and colored people of the South,
lt is to be hoped that our planters
I and other citizens will meet him cor?
dially, and give him the benefit of
the?? aid and experience in the ma?
nagement of this delicate and import?
We are having a regular North?
easter and a rain, which is very wel?
come after the months of drought and
dust through which we have passed?
The potato crop is much injured, and
the turnip crop almost destroyed, by
the long continued dry weather.
DEPARTMENT OF STATE,
WASHTNOTON, 29th Sept.,, 1865.
T(? His Excellency B. F. Perry) Pro?
visional Governor of the Shite of
South Carolina, Colurhbia.
SIB: I have had the honor to re-4
ceive, and I have submitted to the
President your letter of August 28th,
in which y pu state, "I desire to be
instructed as to my duty, after the
State Convention of South Carolina
shall have formed a State Constitu?
tion abolishing, shivery and popular?
izing the organic laws of the State.
It is probable that the Convention
will provide for the election of Mem?
bers of the Legislature, and the elec?
tion of Governor, by the people, on.
the second Monday in October;" and
in which you ?blicit answers to the
"When these elections have taken
place, is it my duty to convene this
new Legislature, as Provisional Go
?enor, or are my functions at an end
when the new State Government is
organized? How long shall I con?
tinue to act as Provisioned Governor?
Do my functions continue until the
Stato ia admitted back into. tho
Union?" In reply, I have the honor
to inform you that the President docs
not think it now necessary to antici?
pate event?. He will expect you to
report proceedings and events as they
occur in South Car- lina, carefully ?
and freely, for the information of this
Government. In any case, yon will
continue to exercise the functions
hereto ion? vested in you by the Pre?
sident, until you shall be relieved
from that duty bv his express orders
to that effect.
t?S??S?????S? lir' ! -
Congratulating you upon the favor?
able aspect of events in , your State,
I have the honor rio be, fcjrour Excel?
lency's obedient serrantv;
WM. H. ?EWABD.,
K'Q'BS Mm. DUST.' OP CHARLESTON,
Charleston, S. C., Oct. 4, 1865.
His Excellency Benj. F. Perry, Provi?
sional Governor.of South 9arolino.
GOVERNOR: I have tile honor to ac?
knowledge the receipt of your com?
munication of September 26. I en?
tirely concur in your-opinion that the
organization of colored militia would
be disastrous in "the extreme, and;
would undoubtedly inaugurate a war
of races. I have countermanded the
order, and enclose you a copy of in?
structions to Cob Beecher.
With reference to the Military Hall,
I have seen and conferred with Gen.
Saxton, Commissioner of Freedman's
Bureau, who claims the hall as be?
longing to his Bureau. . I would ad?
vise that a request for its restoration
be made to Maj. Gen. Howard, at
Very respectfully, your obedient
servant, W. J. BENNETT,
Brevet Brig. Gon. Com'dg.
H'Q'RS MIL. DIST, OF CHARLESTON,
Charleston, S. C., Oct. 4, 1865.
Col. James Beeclier, Commanding ld
COLONEL: The Brevet Brigadier
General Commanding directs that you
revoke tho paragraph in your order
'in which you authorize the organiza?
tion of colored men as militia. Since
the establishment of peace, General
Gillmore has discontinued the organ?
ization of a militifc force of colored
men, and disapproved, last June, a
requisition from General Hatch for
arms for a company of colored men
raised in this.city.
Very respectfully, your obedient
J. MILTON THOMPSON,
Captain 33d U. S. C. T., ;
And A-A. .D.C.
COLUMBIA, October 17, 1805.
Prosen:, his Honor thc Mayor-Aldermen
Bates, Blakely, Fisher, Glaze, Guignard,
Harris, Geiger, Hope, Stock, Waring.
The minutes of the last meeting were
read and confirmed.
The petition of Emma Turner, praying
...M ?T?1 rolinf . - .'"--1 *~ " "*
tee on Alms House.
Tho accounts of Wm. Glaze & Co., ami
G- G- Newton, were ordered to 1?? paid.
Tho accounts of Lunatic Asylum and
i Hopson A Sutphen, wore referred to thc
Committee on Accounts, to rcj>ort at next
; meeting of Council.
The following named applicants were
. elected policemen for Hie city of Columbia:
Starling Strickland, H. E. Duncan, M
Bro wn, J. B. Gibson, J. M. Coker, Thomas
The report of tho Committeo on tho
Market was received, and was, on motion,
laid upon the tablo for the present.
The following report, from tho Board of
Health, was received and adopted:
OFFICE BOA un OF HEALTH.
COLUMBIA, October 16, ISt?.
To the Mayor and Council of thc city of
The Board of Health, through it? Chair?
man, beg leave respectfully to report:
? That in conformity to the wishes of your
honorable body, tho members of this
Board harvo inspected the several wards of
the city, with tho view of ascertaining their
They find that tho suspension of tho
operations of the scavenger's department
has led to the accumulation of filth and
rubbish which must prove injurious to Uio
health of the city. The? Board respectful?
ly urge upon the Council tho necessity of
prompt and efficient re-org?nization of tho
scavenger's department, with the view to
the speedy abatement of this fruitful
source of disease.
In view of thc existing state of things,
tho Board of Health respectfully recom?
mend the adoption of the following regu?
1. That ail persons, both white and col?
ored, who are able, be required, within tho
next week, to thoroughly cleanse th^ .
houseti and yards occupied by them-con
veying the trash ?ato the middle of the
street in front of their respective premises,
where it shall either be h?rnt or else re?
moved out of the city byjtorder of the
Hoard of Health.
?. That the, owners of lota where the
iio?ses have bein burned, Le required,
w ?thin two weeks from this time, to put a
sufficiency of earth or hmo in the sinks
thereon to neutralize their offensiveness;
and, also, to cover the same with boards or
fill them up with earth. |
3. That if such occupants or owners
should fail to comply with *hese requis:
tiona, tho same shall, bo done *t. their ex- !
pense by thc Board'of Health; who shall
also do the like, at tho expense of tho city,
for tboso who arc disabled by poverty or
4. That tho Chairman of tho Board of I ,
Health apply to tho Military Commandant . ,
of the Vost for a sufficient number of , '
colored laborers to perform tho required | 1
work, and to tho Mayor for one or two
policemen to superintend its performance.
5. That the citizens be notified of these \ (
regulations by publication in the newspa?
per, aud also personally by tile cuy police.
The Board of Health also respectfully ]
call the attention of the city authorities to j
the offensive condition of thc sinks on the 1
Jail lot and on thc State Hoitsu lot, as re- (
quiring immediate attention, ?nd suggest
that the Commissioner of Public Buddings
be notified to that effo?t. \
The erik growing out of the crowding of
negroes into small and ill ventilated huts,
d?manos the serions attention of the city
authorities. JOHN LawONTE,
Chairman of Boara of Health.
TIK following reaolutlon was offered and
Resolved, That the Committee on Streets
be authorized to hare tho carts now in the
possession of the city repaired and one
more procured, and to purchase two more
mules and necessary harness for the city
On motion, the council adjonrnea.
F. H. ELMORE,1 City Clerk.
"Cotton Bianka" and peraaiU-iadiapen
sable to all persona purchasing or shipping
eotton-can bo obtained at kb ia ?fie*.
EJCPLOTMEHT.-Eight or ton goqd print
.ra eas obtain employment in this office
during the approaching session of the
CASM-W,e wish it distinotly understood
that oar terms for subscription, advertising
aad job work are ooah. Tho money munt
hVevery case accompany orders, or they yriS^.
not ie attomdod to. Tnia mle appUes to-alb
AcKNOWLaDOTTENT.-Wo aro indebted to
T. S. Nickersou, Esq., for copies of tho
Now York and Baltimore papers of Satur- *
day last, from which wo make some inter?
GENERAL ASSEMBLY.-Tho election, yes?
terday, for members of the General Assem?
bly, passed off quietly. The following is
tho result in Columbia;. Wm: Wallace, 317;
W. H. Talley, 286; E. J. Scott, 266*; Dr. W.
P. Geiger, 251; W. K. Bacbman, 229; J. H.
Kinsler, 184; A. G. Baskin, 166.
THEFO8T OmcE.-There are great and
grievous complaints against the Post Office
j at Columbra. Our readers must recollect
that tho Office is barely organized, and that
some irretrularities must occur. But wo do
insist that letters and papers, regularly
mailed from this office, should reach their
destination in some reasonable time. .We
will have further to say on this subject
when wc get at tho facts At presentj.thore
is Something decidedly wrong. , ?'
NEW ABTEimsEMBNTs.-Attention is call?
ed to the following advertisements, wfrfch
ar? published for the first timi thia morn?
ing: ? >
Muller A' Senn--Fine Sevres'. .
Apply at this Office-Engine fer Sale.
,T.L? M mooter <v. Son-Com. Merchants.
Wright A Walker-Com. Merchants.
Gen. A. Ames-General Orders No. 1!).
Mrs. Ft Hatch-Dress Making.
E. A G. I). Hope- Limo.
Jacobs & Solomon-Dissolution.
Shiver A Peckham-Gold Wanted.
Wanted to Rent-Apply at this Office.
Mrs. M. PT. Barry-Millinery.
According to tho latest foreign ad?
vices tho Fenians had* about aban?
doned their project of getting up a
revolution in Ireland. The excite?
ment incident to thc proposed move?
ment had abated. The authorities
continued to mate arrests, however,
although no prominent persons had
been apprehended. The Dublin pa?
pers publish a burlesque Fenian pro?
clamation, in which the author makes
sport of the acts of. the authorities to
suppress all indications of disturb?
ance. Tlie London papers devote
considerable space to extracts from
United States journals relating to the
Fenian subject. Judging from the
tenor of the English preag^the Fenian
movement was of snlfBflfent impor?
tance to .create forebodings and
The independence, of Ireland* for
which so many ^futile efforts have
been made, is apparently again put
off for a Jeason.
ENTERPRISE.-The Leary Brothers,
owners of the New York and Charle?
ton hue of steamers, are'making ar?
rangements to add to the number of
their vessels two magnificent steamers,
which cannot be' excelled in point of
speed, comfort and convenience. The
work of building these steamers ?s in
progress, and it is expected that the
first will be completed by April next.
They will be constructed on the side
wheei principio, and adapted in every -
respect to the wants of the trado and
the taste of the traveling public. We
?re glad to- observe this indication of
snterprise, and consider it will be
fully appreciated by our merchants
ind others.-Charleston JV>?r.?, 13?&.f|
Tue crops in Louisiana have been *
lamaged by continued rains.
^ Kossuth is recruiting his health at
?ice. Hope ho hus a nico time. ;
A young man in Maine hung himself
>n account of unrequited love.