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COLUMBIA, S. C., WEDNESDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 15, 18G5.
Tri-Weekly $7 a Year
VOL. I-NO. 19^
PUBLISHED DAILY ANO TRI-WEEKLT,
BY JULIAN A. SELBY
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fi'S~Special notices 15 cents a line.
Viol?- ii Attack upon Stanton. ,
Gen. Frank P. Blair, in a speech rc- j
cently delivered, at Rolla, Mo., muk?s .
a violent attack upon Stanton and !
Holt in drawing a parallel between j
the conduct of those functionaries !
and that of Stephens immediately j
preceding the war. His remarks aro ?
severe and hitter, but nevertheless ;
Now, in the beginning, before tho j
war broke out, while orators like ,
Drake were exciting young mon to ?
take up arms, and wore "tiring the i
Southern heart" with anger against j
the North and tho Union, the Go- ]
vernment of tho United States, with
Mr. Buchanan at its hoad and Stanton
and Joe Holt in his Cabinet, allowed
thc rebellion to go on and allowed
the forts to be captured. When
Stanton went into the Cabinet of
Buchanan, ho declared he couldjnot
coerce the South. Gen. Cass, who
was previously a member of Bucha?
nan's Cabinet, ofFered a resolution
which, it was understood, and so
claimed by Mr. Cass' friends at the
time, declared that it was the duty of j
tho Administration to maintain the j
law and defend the public property
of Fort Sumter and other forts. Bu- I
cha?an declined to do it. and Guss
went out and Stanton went in. [A !
voice-"That'strue."] True as Holy j
Writ. He went in to uphold and 1
maintain tho policy of Mr. Buchanan I
against the right of the General Go- ;
vernment to coerce a State, and defend ,
its property and its citizens.
Well, now, my fellow-citizens, when
Mr. Stanton, who is at present a \
member of this Administration, and a ?
radical-lie is a radical that would
delight even the heart of Mr. Drake
[knight' r]-when he was in this
Cabinet, lu- was content to maintain
Buchanan's policy. Alexander Ste?
phens is an awful, notorious rebel,
but he had not been quite convinced
then, and lu; stood up in Iiis own :
State of Georgia, and ir. the conven?
tion ot' that State delivered a speech
in favor of the Union, such as has not '
been delivered before or since tho
war, for eloquence, point, and sound !
and substantial argument. But Stan
ton and Buchanan would not, help
Stephens against these men down in !
Georgia, who had been furnished with I
arms out of tho public arsenals by
ono of Buchanan's Cabinet to coerce ,
them, and the State went out of the
Union, and tho Union mon wore left '
to themselves. Thc United States
Government armed the rebels-be- '
cause you know very well they had
at that time seized almost every one
of the -arsenals in the Southern
States, und armed themselves with
guns that had been placed there, at
their disposal, by Floyd, of Mr. Bu- j
Now, just look at it. Our own Go?
vernment anning rebels to put down
the Union men in the South, and the
Union men in the State of Georgia,
led by this feeble man Stephens
feeble physically-a mere .skeleton, an
atom-stood there unarmed defend?
ing his Government, wher. Iiis Go?
vernment liad turned against him and
armed Iiis enemies to put him down.
Shall wc take Iiis head off, or take
Stanton's: Which would be just re?
tribution before tin throne of high
Heaven? That Stallion should be
permitted the honor, <>r that Stephens
should be incarcerated ia Foti War?
re;:, ami Lei Stanton turn the kevon
him? You eau Ulalie Stephens the
pris ?ncr; you "can make Stanton tin
jailor: bul iii the eye of ll -aven, and
before this nation, thc traitor was on
the outside of the door -[applause!
and thc true man was in. Ho did
what lie could. Stil! Iiis Government
abandoned him; he did not abandon
his Government. Well, I .should like
t<' see any court in the world convict
him of treason. How could he be
convicted of treason ? Don't you
know that the relation of a Govern?
ment to its people is reciprocated, and
while a citizen owes allegiance, thc
Government owes protection? If the
Government withdraws its protection
absolutely, and arms thc foe against
its citizens, what title have thevtb thc
allegiance of that citizen? Kb title
that would authorize them to punish
bim. There is no court, and no fair
minded jury, under the sun, that
could find him guilty. I have cited
this individual ease as a type of many.
TUE DISTRICT COTJBXS.-Noticing
the establisment of District Courts in
this State, to facilitate cases in which
colored persons arc interested, is
thus spoken of by the New York
Thurs: Thc idea ol" establishing such
a measure is a good ono, and wo can?
not doubt that, under this system, the
blacks will bc allowed to give their
testimony before thc courts of justice.
Thc necessity for such a measure
arises from the fact that thc present
laws of the State relating to negroes
are all based on the doctrines of
shivery, and still more from the pecu?
liar circumstances and antecedents ol
the great body of thc negroes. For
example, the laws made for thc
whites, in regard to thc marriage and
family relations, their duties and re?
sponsibilities, cannot at once in theil
entirety, bc applied to thc blacks, for
the reason that the marriage and
family relations of the latter have
heretofore been, and still are, in th(
greatest uncertainty and confusion
So with the laws relating to thei:
holding of property and many othe:
laws. We hope to see a code bearing
upon all these matters, of such justice
and humanity, established in Soutl
Carolina, ns to bc a model for all th'
other States of thc South.
Dr. Jordon, editor of the Indian
apolis Gazelle, who was one of th
most successful physicians in Chichi
nati, in 1849, in thc treatment of ci??
iera, speaks as follows, in his journal
in reference to that terrible plague :
li In all probability it (the cholers
will be herc next year, and it may b
carly in the spring or summer. W
have had some experience in the trea
mont of this dreadful disease, in 184'.
in Cincinnati, as some of our readci
will probably recollect, and wc foun
one article of very great importan*.
-that of prickly ash berries. W<
therefore, advise druggists over;
where to secure as many of these be
rios as they can, or at least a reason;
ble quantity. This can bc done 1
letting thc country people kuo
about it, and they will gather thor
Should the cholera come we shall cc
tainly want some of those berries. -
As to the manner of using them,
will be time enough to speak of th
Some of the features of the Pai
exhibition of 18G7 is thus notice
The park which will surround tl
exhibition is to be laid out in tl
English style, and will contain ?
international theatre, and a lav
where the gaines of all nations will
played. There will also be :i lectu
room, with a laboratory, for thc u
of any foreign savant who may hu
.i new theory to propose. Thc e
terior enctenle of the park will couta
tin' agricultural exhibition, wi
model farms, domestic animals, a
j exhibition of horticulture and pis
I culture. There an; to bc twer
j entrances, and it is proposed
j establish a communication by raflwi
A correspondent at Washingt
I writes as Follows;
"From an old polit'cian li.'re
j have the following mulcc-up of I
j next Congress, which >>f course
J based on the supposition that 1
i Southern Representatives sire adn
1 ted, which there is daily less and 1
j doubt will bethe case; House- op
I neats of thc President, 127; si
! porters ?d' iii ; policy, 121; oppositi
majority, <>. Senate-opponents
1 the President, 38; supporters of
policv, 3-1; opposition inajoritv, I
I " -=r-- " ,
! George Thompson, tho Cng]
amalgamation i st, is lecturing throi
tho West on what thc United St:
owes to tho negro.
EXIT OF PAYMASTERS-STNGULAJR
ALTERNATIVE.-The Richmond cor?
respondent of the New York Herald
In the case of Colonel Amos Binney,
paymaster of the United States volun?
teers, against whom serious charges
were instituted some weeks since, has
been granted the alternative, by Pay?
master-General Brice, of restoring to
the Government the funds now al
leged to be unlawfully in his posses?
sion, and being honorably discharged
from the service, or to appear before
a court-martial and take the chances
of a trial and dishonorable dismissal.
It is understood that Colonel Binney
has not decided which course to pur?
sue, while the Paymaster-General in?
sists upon one or thc other. The
seventeen paymasters implicated with
him ure all out of the service.
MORE CHANGES.-"We learn that
Gen. Beal is to be relieved by Brevet
Brig. Gen. Richardson, of the 25th
Ohio Veteran Vols. We regret pai-ting
with an officer who has been so long
connected with the military manage?
ment of our District, and hoped, so
long as? AVC vfere-to have a garrison, Ire
might reninin with us. He has, how?
ever, our best wishes in whatever
sphere of action he may be called.
In a private letter from a most
creditable source, we read that Gen.
Grant has ordered all the voluneteer
troops to be removed from the
i Brig. Gen. Beverly H. Robertson
j who commanded a brigade of cavalry
during the late war and participated
I in the campaigns of Virginia, North
? Carolina, and South Carolina, has
I been appointed ag<=?nt of the National
Express und Transportation Com?
pany for the city of Petersburg, and
has accepted the appointment. Gen.
R. is now in the city making the
i necessary arrangements for the dis
i charge oi'his duties.
\Pelersb urg HZepress.
' The Buffalo Courier, the mouth
: piece, in Western New York, of the
j Van Bunn Democracy, goes for the
; assumption and payment of the rebel
' debt, quietly trusting its party to
I slaughter the Federal debt. It says:
j "We vote for the Union and the pay
? ment of the Avar debt of both the
! South and the North.''
! -^ -
J Queen Emma, of the Sandwich
Islands, lias not only been ingratiating
herself with the religions, but also
with the literary critics of Loudon,
and has paid a visit to Tennyson, the
poet-laureate, the first honor of the
kind conferred by a royal personage
upon that poet.
The New York Commissioners of
Health held a meeting on the 10th,
at which sanitary resolutions were
adopted. Tliey also resolved to send
a circular to the citizens informing
them as to the best mode of preserv?
Coomel Lubbock, of Texas, late of
President Davis' staff, and Colonel B.
N. Harrison, the latter's Private Se?
cretary, uro both still in confinement
at Fort Delaware. Colonel Johnston,
who was also of the staff, is at liberty
The Philadelphia Judger says: A
Government detective, who has just
returned from a tour of observation
in Canada, says John C. Brcckinridge
islivingin elegant scclr?don at St.
Catharine. Canada West.
Henry S. Foo* \ of Tennessee, may
be seen daily at the Astor Library, in
New York, engaged upon his history
of thc war, in which li?' proposes to
i state thc anti-Davis side of the war.
lt is the general belief that there
will not be two thousand bales of
I cotton gathered on the banks ol' the
Ked River, from Shreveport to tho
The .Mayor of Nashville has order?
ed all saloons, restaurants, (dc, fre?
quented bv negroes, to be closed at
G p. m., in order to put a stop to the
I constant rows that occur in thal city.
A despatch hus been received an
liouiieiug the death, from s.ecideniai
gnn-shbtwound, of Willu m Johnson,
only brother of fbi- President, and
l**J CuUe?fcpr mt Velasco, Texas.
Situated on the Foot of Richland
60LMITH k l\\
THE above w
and thc miders
public that they
cute all kinds ot
arc ne .lcd for
A? etc. They arc ;
of every descripi
Orders arc sol
Watchmaker and Jeweller,
r-<? BEGS leave respectfully to inform
bis old friends and customers, and
tSi?j??Rthe public generally, that he is now
prepared to repair
WATOHES AND UEWELftY
OT every flcscription, at thc shortest notice
and on the most reasonable terms.
Apply at his residence- up-stairs-As?
sembly" street, West side, one door from
SST All orders left at thc store of MEL?
VIN M. COHEN will receive tho promptest
attention. Nov 5 Imo
T. W. Radcliffe,
(Formerly ol the Corner of Richardson and
Pla in streets: now at the Corner of Pen?
dleton and Assembly streets-hisdicelling,)
OFFERS every article in his line, viz:
WATCHES" JEWELRY, GUNS, PIS?
TOLS. POWDER, SHOT. CAPS, CAP
TRLDG ES for Smith's and Wesson's Pis?
tols; KNIVES, FORKS, SPOON'S; Spectacles j
-to suit all ages; Gold Pens-the best '
assortment ever brought to this place; '
Fishing Tackle, new and fresh-selected by 1
myself; Hair and Tooth Brushes, Combs,
i Walking Canes and every1,bing usually
i kept in our line nf business.
I I will also receive from abroad everv arti?
cle of MERCHANDIZE that may b? con
j signed to mc, for which I wiil make monthly
or quarterly returns soliciting a share of
I patronage. ?
! Watches and Clocks carefully repaired by
! experienced workmen. Jewelry repaired".
; Rings made to order. Engraving neatly
Thc highest rates paid for old (odd and
Silver, and all of the above goods named
will be sold at the lowest prices. Novo
GEXEItlL COlllilSSIOX AGENCY,
PB. GLASS has established, in conncc
. tion with the Book and Stationery
business, a general COMMISSION AGENCY
for the purchase and sale of Merchandize
of everv description, Bonds, Stocks, Real
Careful attention given to all business
entrusted to him.
Office, at present, on Plain street, near
Nickcrson's Hotel. Nov l
BartK of Hamburg, S. C.
ACONVENTION of the Stockholders of
thia Bank is called to meet at their
Ranking House, in this place, on WED?
NESDAY, 22d November next.
Attendance either in person or by proxv
i:, earnestly requested, so that the stock
Iliav be i'ullv represented.
A. C. DECOTTES, Cashier.
Hamburg. S. C.. Oct,20. 1805. Oct -27 2:!
WHOLESALE AND KETA?L
F A JJ CV ARTICLES.
ririK subscriber, thankful to bis friends
X and the public for the very (ibor.il pa
t rouage heretofore bestowed, solicits a con?
tinuance of the same. Ile is mannfacl nring
daily a snprrior article of ASSORTED
CANDY, U5?EAD and CAKES of de?
scription, such as Pound, Fruit. Sponge,
Queen. Rock, Jumbles, Lady Fingers,
s :(?... sbury, Plum. Jelly, Meringues, ! ? mg, r
Soaps, Cocoa-wit Drops, Augar Biscuit,
Ginger-bread, Washington. Ginger-nuts,
.Vc. Cakes iced and ornamented to order.
Dessert prepared at short notice.
Candies, of my own mannfacl ure, wholesale
FitES?i i .r:AO and '?OLT/? everv eve.?
i;;g. a' 3 o'clock; P'ES ul PC FF PASTE
TAR'i -<.%.. > r.i...iee; . J. MeKEN/iiE.
<) i Fi.-.??., street, t'cx. door *o the cor.icr
of Catea street, in the immediate v'.- rdiy
of tho Shiver House aid the Columbia
I'hir.i.ix Office, Columbia, S. C. Nov 2
Street, near Greenville Railroad,
orks are now completed,
igucd beg to inform thc'
are now prepared to exc
IRON CASTINGS, snell as
agriculturists and ina-*
OA1) IKON. MILL lit* >N. IKON FENCING,
Uso prepared to furnish BRASS CASTINGS
icitcd ami will lie promptlv attended to.
MN & WIM,
I Office Wastiington sired, near Main,
j COLUMBIA, S. C.
WE, thc undersigned, have formed a
copartnership, for the purpose, of
transacting a general COMMISSION and,
On hand, always, a full stock of GROCE?
RIES, HARDWARE, HATS, SHOES and
FANCY GOODS. H. D. HANAHAN,
_Oct 24 Imo _FELIX_WARLEY!_
Greenville, S. C.
THE EXERCISES of this Institution
will be resumed on the 15th of Feb?
For Circular giving further information,
application may be made to
PROF. .INO. F. LANNEATJ,
Oct 2S 07 Secretary of Faculty.
Charleston Courier, Augusta Chronicle &
Sentinel, Edgefield Advertiser, Newberry
Herald, and Yorkville Enquirer, please
copy until the 15th of January, and forward
bills to the Secretary of Faculty. Greenville.
RECEIVED AND FOR SALE BY
L. C. CLARKE,
Washington Street, Opposite old Jail.
RIBBONS, COLOGNE, TOILET POW
DER, VERBENA WATER, TOLLE*
SOAPS, SOZODi ?NT. DIAPER PINS, Toilet
Powder Boxes, Silk and Leather Belts, Cor?
sets, Tooth, Nail and Hair Brushes, (doves,
Linen Braids, Tape, Shawls, Edgings, Bal?
moral Skirts. Calicoes, Traveling Bags,
Portmonaies, Canton Flannel, Cassim eres
and Cloths, f?>r Gent's wear, Blankets, Hats,
Whalebone, Zephyr Worsted, black Bomba?
y.ine. Black French Merino. Black Alpaca,
B E. Diaper. Huck. Diaper, Cloak Orna?
ments and Trimmings, Serpentine Silks and
Worsted Braids, Fancy, Pearl, Agate, Bone,
Metal and other Buttons, Shell and Imita?
tion Tuck Combs, Dress Trimmings. Mar?
celine Shawl Pins, Menefonr, Lathes' Meri?
no Vests, Drawers and Petticoats, (blt and
Jet Belt Buckles, ; lr..t's Merino Drawers
and Undcrvests, Waterfalls ?nd rads, Lace
Veils, Marceline Silk, Ac. Oct 2'J
milE publication of this WEEKLY RELI
I GIGI'S i'APEit will be resumed in
JANUARY NEXT. The names of sub?
scribers may be sent to the proprietor, at
Columbia, S. ('. Payment will bo re?
quired until after the ?..nu of thc lirst
numb.. !-. (i. T. MASON.
tii~ Papers throughout tho St;>.te will
confer a favor by extend? 'g this notice.
Post Coaches- -llaii Rcrate.
.-. s.- :-: >.r FOUR HORSE
r??i ... : o.- : i OACHES Will leave
. .'.'Colnoibid (?adv for Hopkins'
' rurn-Out, on s. C. It. R., at 3
a.m.: I > arrive in time fr the Charleston
train s*me dav. Scats can be secured at
Coffin ft Haveners store.
(?et 15 26* WA lib A HARVEY.
SPECK & POLOCK,
General Comm'.s?ion Merchants,
GROCERIES, DRY GOODS, &C.
Plain street, "ld door f non Assembly,
Sept 7 COLUMBIA, S. C.