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Tvnriwi nno i omi y sam.
The Richmond Times takes oft in
the following article the absurdities of
that toadyism -which is of general pre?
valence when any opportunity is af?
forded to our people :
iEsop informs us that an eagle,
"soaring in his pride of strength,"
once swooped down upon a tender
lamb, and transfixing the bleating in?
nocent with his terrible talons, bore
him off to a neighboring cliff, where
he devoured it in the presence of the
enraged shepherd. An old raven, who
had watched the successful raid of the
eagle with covetous as well as envious
eyes, determined to imitate him, and
?with much loud and menacing croak?
ing, pounced upon a huge ram and
endeavored to carry him off, after the
manner in which the eagle had fur?
nished transportation to the lamb.
Getting his claws entangled in the
matted wool of the father of the flock,
the raven was quickly captured by the
shepherd tad his neck straightway
twisted, as a punishment for his im?
pudence. So much for the ridiculous
imitation of the great 2.nd powerful.
Sir Morton Peto and other famous
English capitalists having, during
their mammoth railroad tour, been
greatly honored, flunked, toadied, and
most sumptuously entertained, the
whole country is threatened with an
inundation of innumerable microscop?
ic imitators of the railway kings. Every
little municipal official, petroleum
capitalist and Wall street speculator
is making preparations for a tour, in
imitation of Sir Morton Peto and his
companions. The mania is spreading
with alarming rapidity, and the amia?
ble -weakness of railroad presidents in
letting these imitative upstarts wan?
der about the country as ' 'dead heads"
is greatly increasing an evil which
should be stopped at all hazards. We
shall soon have all the aldermen and
city fathers North and South in mo?
tion, and when they start it will be
very difficult to keep the night watch
from catching the epidemic.
We learn that in consequence of
the superior accommodation now
furnished the public without price by
the rival lines of steamboats on the
James river, the ancient and honora?
ble society of boot-blacks of Norfolk
and Portsmouth, contemplate visit?
ing their distinguished brethren in
this city, as soon as the necssary ar?
rangements can be made, and the
competition between the steamers of?
fers still greater inducements. In?
deed, to be frank about the matter,
these eminent tourists are prevented
from commencing their excursion at
once by the report that the praise?
worthy competition between the rival
lines of steamers will soon result in
every passenger having presented to
him a bottle of champagne, and his
meals as an acknowledgment of the j
gratitude felt for his gratuitous pat- |
ronage, and they naturally desire to i
profit by these substantial evidences
of the liberality of the competing
lines. Upon their arrival these tourists
will be received by the boot-blacks of
Richmond, who will greet them with
loud and hospitable offers to ' ' make
their shoes shine for half a dime."
The tourists having had their under?
standings put through a full course of
"Day and Martin," will be escorted
by their hospitable entertainers to the
apartments selected for their accom?
modation, the spacious, airy and com?
fortable condemned wagons and am?
bulances which are parked near thc
picturesque ruins of the once re?
nowned whiskey distillery of 4 'Stearns
and Brummell, " having been prepared
for their reception regardless of ex?
pense. After a night's rest from the
fatigue of spending a day upon a
steamboat without blacking a single
pair of shoes or boots, the "distin?
guished guests" will be pointed out
all the objects of historic interest
about the city. They will first visit
the spot where all the dogs were put
to death, who were netted during the
last heated term. They will then at?
tend a sale of condemned government
mules at Rocketts, and inspect a most
curious and interesting collection of
dead cuts at the confluence of Sbockoe
creek and the "raging canawl."
Their entertainers hope that some
dead body will find its way to the sur?
face of the dook during their visit,
and that there may be a coroner's in?
quest, but this is rather hoped for than
The v. hole party, in charge of the
city watch, will, during their stay, Ix?
escorted to the "Old Stone House,''
on Maine street, which is supposed
to have been once occupied by George
Washington, Governor Dunmore,
Christopher Columbus, Lord Corn?
wallis, or K.?ni<: distinguished person?
age, the traditions about the early
occupants of that venerable building
being rather foggy. The "eminent
strangers" will, cm the evening of the
second day of their visit, (if there is
no moon and the clouds are propi?
tious,) pay a brief visit to the wreck of
the steamer "Patrick Henry," and
collect a few relics (of brass and iron)
from that farnousgman-of-war. The
^morning of the third day will be de
* voted to an examination of the thriv?
ing city of Manchester, and the sights
and celebrities of that famous metrop?
olis. On tte afternoon of that day
there will be a grand boot-blackiup:
match between the boot-blacks of
Richmond and their ' 'honored guests, '
and the victors will bo presented with
a hundred dozen boxes of the justly
celebrated "Confederate blacking,"
which was manufactured by a distin?
guished professor of the Military In?
stitute at Lexington. We allude, of
course, to the inimitable article which
was put up and sold in the immortal
On the morning of the fourth day,
the "tourists" will return to Norfolk
and Portsmouth, and as soon as they
get on board the steamer which may
be honored by the illustrious patron?
age, they will be invited by ' "a colored
gentleman with a bell" to "step up to
the captain's oms." where they will be
thanked individually and collectively |
for their patronage, and each guest
presented with a dinner ticket and a
bottle of champagne. The gentle?
manly and accomplished reporters for
the Dismal Swamp Bull Frog, (a Nor?
folk paper,) and for the Portsmouth
Blacking Box, will accompany the
party, and give a faithful, truthful
and accurate account of everything
they did not see, and which was not
to be seen. Refreshed by this de?
lightful excursion, these distinguished
visitors will return to their useful and
honorable vocations with renewed
energy, and the liberal use of thc
world-renowned Lexington blacking
will impart the most dazzling polish
to every pair of boots and shoes in
"the two cities near the sea."
Du. R. C. GRIFFIN, of Edgefield, is an?
nounced as a candidate for CONGRESS from
the Third Congressional District, composed
of the Districts of Abbeville, Edgefield,
Newberry, Fairfield, Lexington, Richland
and Orangeburg. Oct 28 7*
For District Jndge.
Thc friends of W. B. JOHNSTON, Esq.,
who has so efficiently filled the office of Ma?
gistrate foi- the District of Richland, re?
spectfully recommend him to the Legisla?
ture as a suitable gentleman to fill the new
office created by thc State Convention. He
is well known throughout the State, and
or thc past eight months has filled a judi?
cial station with the utmost satisfaction to
all parties. MEMBERS OF THE BAR.
The friends of Gen. SAMUEL McGOWAN
announce him as a Candidate for the
United States Congress from the Third Con?
gressional District, embracing thc Districts
of Orangeburg, Edgefield, Abbeville, New?
berry, Lexington, Richland and Fairfield.
Atlanta Medical College.
THE Course of Lectures in this institu?
tion will commence on the FIRST MON?
DAY in November next, and continue four
months-thc Faculty having changed the
time for the session from summer to the
JOHN G. WESTMORELAND, Dean.
Oct 25 Imo
For State Treasurer.
EDWIN J. SCOTT, Esq.., the well-known
Cashier of tho Commercial Bank, Colum?
bia, S. C., is nominated for the office of
State Treasurer. With his abilities, both
as financier and accountant, and his per?
sonal attention, which he would devote to
that department, the public may feel sure
of its best management. _Oct 21 fi
For State Treasurer.
The friends of Dr. R. W. GIBBES respect?
fully nominate him to the. Legislature for
! this office. His well known business cha?
racter, energy and ability eminently ivconr
j mend him. Ho ha* for many years served
j tho State efficiently in various capacities,
: and now he needs her support. Oct 22
Wc aro authorized to announce JAMES
I FARROW, Esq., of Spartanburg, as a can
I didate to represent, in the Congress of the
! United States, the Fourth Congressional
District, comprising the Districts of An
| derson, Pickens,Greenville. Laurens, Spar
I tanburg, Union, York and Chester,
j Sept 30 *
j j. FROM the subscriber, on the
I TL-night of the Dth inst., a brown
; >l>ay HORSE, very nearly sixteen
.i*L?.-JL-hands high, has one of his bind
feet white, a blemish in the right eye, but
not. affecting the vision <>f thc eye. The
horse is very stoutly made. A reward of
$50 will lie paid tor his deliverj to the
owner, or fur such information as may lead
to his rccoverv. WM. ROPER,
Oct 25 fi * Bu rn well C. ll.
C. N. AVERILL. J. H. AVERILL.
G. IV. AVERILL & SON,
General Auction, Commission,
. No. 20 HATNE ST., CHARLESTON, S. C.
COMMISSIONS for Forwarding, 10 cents
per Package, with funds in hand to
liefer to George W. Williams ft Co.
S. L. HOAVAKD,
CHARLESTON, S. C.
Steinmeyer & Son,
FACTORS AND DEALERS IN
BUILDING MATERIALS, &C,
GENERAL COMMISSION AGENTS,
CHARLESTON, S. C. j
KEEP constantly on ~hand~LIME, CE- j
MENT, HAIR, ftc.; manufactured !
Doors, Sashes, Blinds, Mouldings, Ac;
agents for Page's Portable Saw Mills. Con- 1
signments of all descriptions of Merchan?
dize and Material solicited, and all orders
carefully and promptly attended to.
Lumber and Timber Yard and Pond foot ;
ol Beaufain Street, on Ashley River.
Office at Weat end of Beaufain street.
JOHN H. STEINMEYER. b H. STEINMEYER, JR.
( Late of the Firm of Adams, Frost & Co.,)
OFFERS his services to his friends as a
FACTOR and COMMISSION MFR- j
CHANT. Particular attention paid to tho
sale of Cotton and other Produce. Also, to
he purchase of family supplies. Office
orner Accommodation Wharf and East
*ay, Charleston, S. C. Oct 5 imo j
Browne Sc Schirmer,
W. R. BROWNE, F. M. SCHIRMER,
Hopkins' Turn- No. it Exchange st.,
Out, S. C. Charleston, S. C.
CONSIGNMENTS of COTTON and other
PRODUCE will be received and sold;
or, if desired, will be shipped to New York
for sale. COTTON and MERCHANDIZE
forwarded, with despatch from Hopkins' T.
O. Particular attention given to the for?
warding of goods arriving from the North
intended for the up-country. Charges from
either point 15 cents per package, when
over 25 in number; 20 cents when under.
Messrs. JOHN FRASER & CO., Charleston.
Mr. W. P. HALL, Charleston, S. C.
Messrs. T. SAVAGE HEY WARD .V SONS.
Augusta, Ga. Oct 18 Imo
CORNER KING A ND SOCIETY S TS.,
CHARLESTON, S* C*
S. H. BORING. CHAS. H. BENNETT.
Sept 27 lino
W. H. JEFFERS & CO..
(Formerly Oothvan, .Telfers <E Co.,)
ARE prepared to receive and forward all
COTTON and MERCHANDIZE con?
signed to their carr; at Orangeburg and
Hopkins' Turn-Out, on South Carolina
Railroad. On completion of the. road to
Columbia, tl-.ey will continue business at
By strict attention to business and mode?
rate charges, they hope to merit a share of
patronage. Oct fi Imo
SPiT The Abbeville, Edgefield, Anderson,
Newberry. Laurens and Greenville papers
please copy for one month, and send bill to
PEOPLE'S STEAMSHIP COMPANY.
LINE COMPOSED OF THE NEW AND
? FIRST-CLASS STEAM HHS
MONEICA. ru pt. Mitrnln?uii,
E3III..Y H. SOCD?K,Capt. Winchester.
I FOR NEW YORK DIRECT!
I The new and favorite passenger steamer
These vessels alternating weekly, offering
every Thursday to the traveling public a
FIRST-CLASS" PASSENGER BOAT, with
There will be a mail bag kept at the office
of the Agents, closing always an hour be?
ton- the sailing of each steamer.
For passage or Freight, apply to
WILLIS A CHISOLM,Agents,
Oct 5 Mills House, Chariest, m.
! GEORGE W. WILLI\? k
iMerch'ts & Backers
;1 and 3 Hayna St., Charleston, S. C.
ARE re "-civil.-, the LA it< ; EST STOCH of
FOREIGN ANO DOMESTIC MKR
I CHANDIZE ever o th red at tho South,
! which will be sold ?it thc LOWEST M \K
? KET PRICES.
GOLD, SILVER, I'.WK NOTES,
STOCKS. BONDS, EXCHANGE, etc.,
I bongin and sold.
i CONSIGNMENTS of COTTON and oilier
- COUN'J RV PRODUCE ?ill Ix res? .v< d and
sold: or. if desired, will be. forwarded to
New York for sale. C.is' advances will be
I ie.ole on sneb consignments.
For Liverpool, via New York.
THE MERCHANTS' LINE of First ClasB
sailing packets take Freight to Liver?
pool ria New York.
Shippers of cotton and other produce
from the interior of South Carolina and
Georgia can have their consignments to
me forwarded, freo of commission, by the
above Lino, only actual charges made. AU
Railroad Freight and other charges ad?
Freights to New York and engagements
to Liverpool made at lowest rates by sail?
ing Ships or Steamers. Present rates bv
Ship, J to 5-32 penny; Steajuer, 7-16 to ^
The B. N. HAWKINS, of this Linc, is
now loading: capacity, 1.0O0 bales cotton
or 4,GOO barrels Hour."
For Freight engagements, apply to the
Agent at Charleston, S. C.
North Corner East Bay and
Boyce <v Co.'s South Wharves.
Agents at New York:
N. L. McCREADY A- Co., 36 South street.
Advices made on consignments cotton to
8FOFFORD, TILESTON .fc CO., New York,
or through them to their friends in Liver?
pool._ Oct 22 mth8
To Banks. Brokers, Merchants, and all in*
terested in Positive Protection agai.ts'
Roberry and Fire.
Miller's Patent Fire-proof Safes.
THIS class of SAFE is designed for Mer?
chants and all kinds of business requir?
ing positive protection from fire, with am
?le security from robbery, for such uses,
'hey combine several patents which remove
many objections found in other Safes, such
as dampness, running out of thc filling and
decay, and are fitted with powder and pick
proof-locks, perfectly secure and easy to
use. These Safes ha\e been before the i
public for the past fifteen years, and aro |
now used by many of the first banks and
merchants In the country, and have never '
in a single instance lust a dollar's value by |
firo or robbery, although frequently and
severely tested. For sale at I
MORDECAI & CO.'S, Agents.
110 East Bay, Charleston, S. C. !
Oct 21 +9
New York Advertisements, j
T?TIIILOITS IUIR BYEM
ill HE Original and Best in tho World! ,
X The only true and perfect HAIR DYE.
Harmless, Reliable and Instantaneous.
Produces immediately a splendid Black or i
natural Brown,, without injuring the hair ?
or skin. Remedies the ill effects of bad :
dyes. Sold by all Druggists. The g< miine
is signed William A. Batchelor. Also, RE
GENERATING EXTRACT OF MILLE
FLEURS, for Restoring and Beautifying
the Hair. CHARLES BATCHELOR," ;
Oct '25 ly New York. |
OMMim HAIR: i
SnoOs, 3iJItjs, lf;}if Mp, kc,
WHOLESALE, at th? lowest possible
price of Importation, for Cash.
W. R. CAMERON & Co.,
Importers of Hair and Manufacturers,
No. 313 Fulton St., Brooklyn, near New York.
Largo and small orders punctually at?
tended to. Oct 25 Imo
FEWER, BEW?TT & BOWM.O,
(Succors to Hotehkiss, Fenner &. Bennett,)
40 VESEY STREET, JTEW YORK,
mos. FKN'NKU, H. BENNETT, ?">. W. BOWMAN.
MR. T. A. TOBIN, who *as for a length
of time connected with the old firm of
Hotehkiss, Fenner & Bennett,bus an inter?
est in the present linn, and will devote his
attention principally to the State of South
Carolina. His address will be Clinton,
Laurens District. _Oct3 .nl,")_
i g? CO
BWKF.US A\l) BROKERS,
NO. 70 WAEL STREET, NEW YORK.
ANP other STOCKS, BONDS, A .,
bought anil sold on commission.
DJ?WITT C. LAWRENCE, member N. ?.
>lMEON BALDWIN, .In., member N. Y.
Petrol um and M.liing Board.
PYRUS J. LAWRENCE. W M. A. HALSTED
Sept I (iiiij
[ESTABLISHED IN isis.]
wa. SUIT!1, miva & co.,
WHOLESALE PKALKKS IN
No. .">;'> Clutmherst St., Neto York.
"ITT .'.I. SMITH SROWN will receive con
W si.;i.:?ients of COTTON for sale on
Commission, and make cash advances on
shipment .. His arrangements are such as
io insure faithful attention to the interest
ol the consigner. Sept 17 2mo
Burning of the Museum.
RETTER FROM MR. SARKuM.
NEW YORK, July 14, 1865.
MESSRS. HERRING & Co.-GENTLEMEN:
Though-Cbc destruction of thc American
Museum has proved a serious loss to my?
self and the public. I am happy to verify
the old adage, that "It's an ill wind that
blows nobody good." and, consequently,
congratulate you that your well known
safes have again demonstrated their supe?
rior lire-proof qualities in an ordeal of un?
The safe you made for me some time
ago was in tho office of thc Museum, on
tho second floor, hack part of tho building,
and in thc hottest of tho fire.
After twenty-four hours of trial, it was
found among the debris, and on opening
it this dav has yielded up its contents in
very good order-books, papers, policies of
insurance, bank bills, all in condition for
immediate use, and a noble commentary
on the trustworthiness of Herring's Fire
Proof Sa fe. Yours trulv,
" P. T. BARNUM.
Herring's Patent Champion Safes.
The Most Reliable Protection from Fire
HERRING A CO.'S PATENT BANKERS'
SAFES, with Herring A Floyd's Patent
Crystalized Iron, thc best security against
a burglar's drill ever manufactured.
No. 251 Broadway, cor. Murrav street,
FARREE, HERRING & CO.,
Oct262mo HERRE oj A CO., Chicago.
To the Citizens of South Carolina.
The termination of a sanguinary contest,
which for the past four years has presented
an impassable barrier to all social or com>
mercial intercourse between the two great
sections of our country, haring at length
happily cleared away all obstacles to a re?
moval of those relations which furmerly
bound us together in a fraternal union, I
take thc earliest opportunity afforded me
by this auspicious event, to greet my South
trn friends, and to solicit from them a re
tewal of that extensive business connection
rhich for a quarter of a century has been
uninterrupted, save by thc great public
calamity to which I have adverted.
It is scarcely necessary, on the threshold
of a business re-union, I should repeat the
warning so often given to my friends-to
beware of all those spurious and deleteri?
ous compounds which, under the specious
and false titles of Imported Wines, Bran
dies, Holland Gin, Liquors, Ac, have becu
equally destructive to the health of our
citizens as prejudicial to thc interests of
the legitimate importer.
Many years of my past life have been
expended in an open and candid attempt to
expose these wholesale frauds; no time nor
expense has been spared to accomplish this
salutary purpose, and to place before my
friends and the public generally, at the
lowest possible market price, and in such
quantities as might suit their convenience,
a truly genuine imported article.
Twenty-five years' business transactions
with tho largest and most respectable ex?
porting houses in France and Great Britain
have afforded me unsurpassed facilities for
supplying our home market with Wines,
Liquors and Liquores of the best and most
approved brands in Europe, in addition to
my own distillery in Holland for tho manu?
facture of the ''Schiedam Schnapps."
The latter, so long tested and approved
by the mci .cal faculties of the United
States, West Indies and South Aiuerica as
an invaluable Therapeutic, a wholesome,
pleasant and perfectly safe beverage in all
climates and during all seasons, quickly
excited the cupidity of the home manufac?
turers and vendors of a spurious article
under the same name.
I trust that I have, after much toil and
expense, surrounded all my importations
with safeguards and directions which, with
ordinary circumspection, will insure their
delivery, as I receive them from Europe, to
all my customers.
I would, however, roeomniend, in all
cases where it is possiMe. that orders be
sent direct to my Depot, 22 Beaver street,
New York, or that purchases bc made of
my accredited agents.
In addition to a large stock of Wines,
Brandies, Ac, in wood, I have a consider?
able supply of eld tried foreign Wines, cm
bracing vintages of many past years, bot?
tled up before the commencement of the
war, which I can especially recommend to
all connoisseurs of these rare luxuries.
In conclusion, I would specially call tho
attention ?f my Southern customers to the
advantage to be derived by transmitting
their orders without loss of time, or calling
personally at the Depot, in order to insure
the fulfillment of their favors from tho pre?
sent large and well selected assortment.
Od 3 lnie 22 Leaver st.. New Vorl..
ra ULMnJA, s. a
THU undersigned, having
leased tin- largo and com?
modious building known as
tho "Columbia Methodist
i < m.oe v ..uege," has opened it ns a FIRST
CLASS HOTEL. T. s. N1CKERS0N,
sept 11 Proprietor.