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A very commodious sanitarium foi
poor Farsees has just been inaugurat?
ed at Bombay. The cost and endow?
ment, amounting to six lacs of rupee?,
(?60,000,) have been defrayed by
Merwanjee Framjee Panday, Esq., a
wealthy member of the Parsec com?
OUTRAGEOUS CON TJNDBUH.-Why ia
? man on his way to a certain town
iu Mexico, lately made famous, like
an audacious youth preparing to
throw a sack over the head of his pa?
ternal parent? Because he is going
to Bag-dad.-New Orleans Crescent.
M. Guizot is said to have sketched
the proper policy of France to a friend
in the Ministry in these words: "Stop
at Borne, get away from Mexico as
quickly as you can, and don't go near
There are 349 houses to be taken
down in the old part of Paris before
the 15th of April, which will canse
10,000 families, comprising 40,000
souls, to be displaced,' and compel
them to seek other lodgings.
The proprietors of the London
Tim? . ound their profits so large at
the end of 1865, that they made every
man in the office a present of two
week's additional salary.
We understand (says the Marion
Crescent) that tho railroad bridge over
the Great Pee Dee is nearly com?
pleted, and that trains will probably
pass over it the last of this week.
The papers announce the death of
the King of Mosquito, (Central Ame?
rica. ) We hope that all his followers,
the mosquitoes, may soon follow him,
and never come back.
Death haying made several vacan?
cies of late in the Sacred College, the
Pope has, at the present moment, no
fewer th au fifteen scarlet hats to dis?
pose of. -
A Paris architect is said to have in?
vented a brick which hardens with
time, completely resists humidity,
and is said to realize an economy of
forty per cent, in building.
A magnificent Hungarian mantle,
trimmed and hued with ermine, is
being made at Pesth, for the entry ol
the Empress of Austria in Hungary.
It is to cost 10,000 francs.
It is announced that the rewards
for the capture of Booth, Harold and
Atzerodt will he pj.id out next
Wednesday, the final examinations
having closed, and the awards made.
It has been decided that a woman
who is regularly ordained and settled
as a minister in Massachusetts, can
legally unite a couple in marriage.
Governor Cummings, of Colorado,
has sent a message to the Legislature
in favor of negro suffrage in that Ter?
An exchange says: "I would be
perfectly willing to share the fortunes
of war with the noble anny of con?
Douglass Jerrold ells women's
arms "the serpents that wind about
a man's neck, killing his best resolu?
The internal revenue from pianos ia
enormous. Steinway alone, during
the month of November, paid in
The key to a mother's heart is n
baby. Keep that well oiled with
praise, and yon can nnlock every
pantry in the house.
An elephant and bull fight recently
took place in Ubida, in Spain. The
elephant stamped one bull to death
and crushed another with his trunk.
Fanny Fern says that the men like
to "pick the ladies to pieces." We
have certainly found it very pleasant
sometimes to take one of them apart.
Many English merchants and bank?
ers are said to have agents engaged in
the South selecting cotton lands.
An Lish attorney says, no priutei
should publish a death unless apprised
of the fact by the party deceased.
Herod's wife is said to have been
like a Fenian organization, because
she had a head sent her, (head centre.)
Never let a man go gunning al
your expense, unless you want to be
made game of.
Gin-slings have "slewed" more
than the slings of old.
Hibernian hernia-the Fenian rup?
Champagne is the cause of many
PORT OF CHARLESTON, FER. 2.
Bark Istria, Sewall, Portland, Me.
Sehr. W. G. Audenreid, Woolford, N. Y.
Sehr, Mary Mankin, Cobb, New York.
WENT TO SEA YESTERDAY.
Steamship Emily B. Souder, New York.
UP FOR CHARLESTON.
ychr. Sophie Wilson, Philadelphia, Jan. 29,
Sehr. John Shay, Philadelphia, Jan. 29.
gchr. P. M. Wheaton, Philadelphia, Jan. 29
ALL persons indebted, by account, foi
foods purchased at the store recenth
kept \v JAMES D. GILMAN, will inak?
payment to the subscriber.
Feb 3 6 1). J. HANE.
PRIME WHITE CORN.
Heavy Maryland OATS.
North River HAY. Always on hand am
for sale bv RICHARD CALDWELL,
At the old Upper Ration House.
Big Lake Plantation to Beni
FOR THE PRESENT YEAR. Apply to
JOHN P. BROWN, Trustee,
i 3 S* Gadsden, S. C.
COMMERCIAL AND FINANCIAL.
AUOUSTA, Jauuary 30.-There has been an
increased demand for cotton, to-day, and
prices show an improving tendency. The
offering stock is quite light. The receipts
at thia point :vre falling off rapidly.
CHARLESTON, February 2.-Tho receipts
of cotton since our last have amounted to
142 bales of Sea Island and 2,523 bales of
upland. The transactions during the
early part of the week, owing to a fall in
the English and Northern markets, were
at a decline of about 2c. from the quota?
tions of the'previous week, but on Wednes?
day the spirit of tho market improved, and
considerable sales took place at 46@47c.
for middling to strict middling, and 48c.
for good middling. The sales yesterday
were very limited, buyers, apparently,
having no disposition to operate. We
quote middling, 45@46c; strict middling,
47c. ; good middling, 48c. Sales of Sea Is?
land nave taken place at $1@$1.60.
S. rd. UjM I
Stock on ?land Sept. 1, 1805. ... 362 1,010
Receipts from Sept. 1, 1805, to
Jan. 24, 186(5... 2,654 47,311
Receipts from Jan. 25 to
Jan. 31... 142 2,525
Total receipts. 3,158 01.416
Ex-ports'. S. I'll. Vp'd.
From Jan. 20 to
Feb. 1, 1860. 104 1,230
Exports from Sept.
1, 1805, to Jan.
25, 1866 . 2,772 44,890
Totalexports.. .2,870 40,120--2.87G 46,120 ]
Stock on hand. 282 5,326
About 4,000 bushels of rough rice have
come to hand during the week, part of this
being seed rico. We bear of no chango in
the market, and quote seed rice at $5 *?
bushel; rough ric? $2 to $2.50 y bushel,
and clean Carolina ll to 12 cents %i tb.
Common No. 3 rosin has been sold at
$4.50 to $5 bbl.; repacked mixed, $5.75
to $7 ti bbl., and solid mixed at $3 bbl.
Spirits turpentine bas been sohl at OG to
67 cents per gallon.
There have been some arrivals of both
Eastern and North River hay during tho
week, and we learn of sales of the former
at $1.60 ^) hundred, and of thc latter at
$1.55 hundred, both from the vessel.
The receipts of corn during thc week
have been very heavy, and snch sales as
have taken pl ice have generally been at
reduced prices. White corn has been dis?
posed of ni considerable quantities at $1.21
@$1.23 cents ^ bushel.
Oats have also been received in large
supply, and we quote the market with a
very heavy stock at 65?70 cents per
There bas been no supply of salt from
foreign ports during the week, but an
arrival coastwise brought 1,000 ,-acks
Liverpool. We hear of sales from on ship?
board at $1.80 ^ sack, but parties are
generally asking $2.00@$2.25 sack.
Freights remain thc same as last week.
Bills of Exchange on England are selling
at $6.60<Si$6.60.J. Sight drafts on the
North are purchased by the banks at par
and sold at ? per cent, premium.
Gold is purchased hythe brokers at 41,
and sold at 42@43.
Corn Whiskey! Corn Whiskey!
BBLS. OLD COBN WHISKEY, just re?
ceived and for salo LOW at
T. J. GIBSON'S,
Feb 3 2 Comer North old City Hotel.
ALL persons indebted to thc late firm of
ZEALY, SCOTT & BBUNS, arc re?
quested to make settlement forthwith, by
caUing on J. T. ZEALY, Assemblv street. .
Fifty Axemen and Thirty Plantation
A PPLY to Mr. WM. SIMONS, at Coffin
& Ravenel's, or to Mr. JOHN CLABK
SON. at Clarkson & Talley's._Feb 8 6_
25 bales HAY. JAS. G. GIBBES.
THE DWELLING on tho corner of Lum?
ber and Marion streets, opposite the
Methodist Church. The house contains
ten rooms. Applv to
* A. B. PHILLIPS,
Feb 3 2 "^Ti!?' Alley- .
RICE, FLOUR AND HAY.
CAROLINA BICE, at $8.50 per bushel or
25 cents per quart.
FLOUR, $14.50 per bbl., or 12 lbs. for $1.
EASTERN HAY, at $2.75 per 100 lbs.
Just received and for sale at
L. C. CLARKE'S,
Feb 3 1 Washington street.
SPECIAL attention paid to purchase and
sale of PLANTATIONS, F AB MS,
DWELLINGS and BEAL ESTATE of every
description in South Carolina and the
Southern States. Office -Court House
Square, Columbia, S. C. Feb 3
Office of Home Insurance Company,
SAVANNAH, JANUARY 18, 1860.
AGREEABLE to resolution of the Board
of Directors, an instalment of ONE
DOLLAR per share is hereby called for,
which can be paid to any authorized agent
of this Company, on or before tho 20th
February next, to be endorsed on Scrip
held bv tho Stockholder.
M. A. COHEN, Secretary.
H. E. NICHOLS, Agent, Columbia, S. C.
Feb 3 3
Office Southern Ins. and Trust Co.,
SAVANNAH, JANUARY 19, 1800.
AT the regular semi-annual meeting of
the Directors of the Southern Inaur
I ance and Trust Company, held this dav,
the following-resolution was unanimously
Resolved, That an instalment of ONE
DOLLAR per share on the capital stock of
the Company be, and the same is hereby,
called for, payable on or before the first
da.' of March next.
The attention of stockholders is respect?
fully called to the following clause from the
charter of the Company, viz: "That said
President and Directors"shall have power
and authority, from time to time, to call
for the payment <>f the unpaid stock, in
such sums as they may deem proper; and
said stock shall be considered and held as
personal property; and upon the neglect or
! refusal of any stockholder to pay the
I instalments as called for by tho President
and Directors, thereupon-ten days notice
beiiiR given in ono or more of the city
papers- said Board may sell such stock at
?mblic out-cry; and said delinquent Stock
?older shall still remain liable for any ba?
lance due, or which may become due, by
him to said corporation, "and may be sued
therefor in anv court having jurisdiction.''
J'. C. M NULTY, Secretary.
H. E. NICHOLS, Agent, Columbia, si C.
jfcFeh 3 3
By Barbeo & Walter.
WE will soil, at tho Court House, on MON?
DAY, 5th inst.,
A One-story FRAME HOUSE, 15 by SQ
feet; the same to be removed within ten
days. ' Feb 3 a
By A. B. Phillips.
ON MONDAY next, 5th inst., I will Bell, at
the Court House,
The Vacant Lot corner of Divine and
Pulaski streets, containing one acre.
_ Feb 3_ 2
Pine Land, City Lots, Horses, <Zc.
BY JAMES G. GIBBES.
C. F. HARRISON, Aucno?OEK.
I will sell in front of tho Court House, on
MONDAY MORNING, the 5th instant.
A Tract of Pine Land, abont 15 miles
from Columbia, on the Camden Road, (ad?
joining tho lands of Isaac Medlin,) con?
taining about 200 Acres. Further particu?
lars made known at sale.
City Lots, Mules, Horses, Carriages,
N. B. Call and lcavo your order if you
want anything sold. Feb 8 2
lloyd's Prolific Cotton Seed.
By Levin & Peir:otto.
ON MONDAY MORNING next, 5th, at 10
o'clock, we will sell, at the Court House,
in lots of 25 bushels,
300 bushels Cotton Seed, in bags of 2?
bushels._ Feb 3 2
300,000 Good Brick.
By LEVIN & PEIX0TT0.
? WILL be sold, at the Court House, on the
FIRST MONDAY in February,
The above, in lots to suit purchasers.
Building I/As, suitable for Family Resi?
By LEVIN & PELX0TT0.
ON the FIRST MONDAY i~ February next,
at the Court House, wo will sell.
The VACANT LOT situated on the cor- |
ner of Plain and Marion streets, containing
half an acre. ALSO,
j Two LOTS on Marion street, each 61 feet
front by 208, bounded North by lot of late
I. D. Mordecai, and South by lot of Chan?
cellor Carroll. Terms at sale.
Jan 25 thsmG
Desirable City Lots.
By LEVIN & PELX0TT0.
WE wiU sell, on the FIRST MONDAY in
February next, at the Court House,
That desirable BUILDING LOT, situated
on the corner of Lady and Main streets
and immediately opposite Nickerson's and
Janney's Hotel, measuring 52 feet on Main
street and 208 on Lady street.
The above is one of the best business
locations in the city. Terms made known
at sale. Jan 25 thsmO
Handsome Dwelling and Building Lots.
BY A. E. PrTTT.LTPS.
On the FIRST MONDAY in February next,
at ll o'clock a. m., I will sell, at the Court
House, in Columbia,
That pleasant and desirable two-story
dwelling, on tho South side of Richland
street, between Pickens and Bull streets,
formerly tho residence of tho late Gen.
Gregg. Tho lot contains half acre. The
house has 10 rooms, 4 in the basement,
4 in the first story and 2 in second story.
Tthere is a good kitckeu, smoko-house,
stable, and well in the yard.
2 Building Lots on East side of Richard?
son or Mam street, between Laurel and
Richland streets, fronting on Main street 52
feet each by 313 feet deep. These lots are
admirably located for business stands,
having been occupied as such for the last
?0 years. ALSO,
? very desirable Lot for a residence on
thu corner of Lady and Marion streets,
opposito the Presbyterian Church, contain?
ing one acre. On this lot there is from 50
to 60,000 bricks. This property may be
j treated for at private sale previous to
Terms (which will be made easy) made
known on day of sale. Jan 18
HAVE made arrangements with Mr. J.
S. PHILLIPS to continue the DRAPER
and TAILORING BUSINESS at their old
stand, 32 Broad street, Charleston, S. C.,
in all its branches, as formerly conducted
by them, and solicit for bim, from their
former patrons and friends, the same libe?
ral patronage so generously extended to
themselves. EDGERTON & RICHARDS.
DBAPEB AND TAILOR,
Successor to EDGERTON & RICHARDS,
32 BROAD ST., CHARLESTON, S. C.,
Keeps constantly on hand a full assort?
ment of the best grades of French, Eng?
lish and American CLOTHS, CASSIMERES
and VESTINGS, which will be sold by the
yard or made to order, in the latest fa?
shions. Feb 3 3mo >
State South Carolina-Richland Dist.
By Jacob Bell, Ordinary of said District.
WHEREAS Mariah Gonzales hath ap?
plied to me for letters of adminis?
tration on all and singular the goods and
chattels, rights and credits of Mary
Gonzales, late of the District aforesaid,
These are, therefore, to cite and admonish
all and singular the kindred and creditors
of thc said deceased, to bc and appear be?
fore me, at our next Ordinary's Court for
the said District, to be holden at Columbia
on Friday, the 16th day of February instant,
at 10 o'clock a. m., to show cause, if any,
why tho said administration should not bo
Given under my hand and seal of thc Court,
this second day of February, in the
year of our Lord one thousand eight hun?
dred and sixty-six, and in the ninetieth
year of American independence.
Feb 3 s2 Ordinary Richland District.
THE exercises of this School
will be resumed on WEDNES
ggDAlr, March 7, under tho super?
posion of the Principal and
Mad. and Prof. Engelbrecht,
with competent assistants in
the different departments.
Pupils will be received for the scholastic
year, am! pre-pavmcnt for half session ex?
pected at the subjoined rates, in specie or
its equivalent :
Board, including Fuel and Lights.. $65 00
Tuition-English and Classics. 25 00
" French, Italian, Drawing
or Painting. 20 00
Music. 25 00
Contingent Fee. 5 On
Pupils will furnish Towels, Bed LineO
and Covering. Applications will be entered
as received and notice given of their ac?
Medical advice given gratuitously. Ad
DR. S. W. BOOKHABT, Principal,
Jan 13 s4 Doko, S. C.
Patronize Home Productions!
Published Daily and Tri-Weekly; and the
(A Home Companion,) issued every Wednesday.^
SEND FOR SPECIMEN COPIES.
Desirous of accommodating the great reading public, the undersigned, (in
connection with Iiis Daily and Tri-Weekly publications,) has decided to commence a
Weekly Family Newspaper.
The first or specimen number of which will appear on WEDNESDAY, February 14.
It will contain a vast amount of miscellaneous matter-Tales, Sketches, Poetry,
Agricultural information, etc.; and it is the intention of the proprietor to make his
Weekly a READABLE PAPER. There will be an interval of two weeks between
the publication of the first and second numbers, so that one and all can have an
opportunity of examining a specimen, and if favorably impressed, subscribing for
the paper from its commencement.
THE DAILY PHCENIX,
Issued every morning, except Monday, is filled with the very LATEST NEWS?
Editorial, Correspondence, Miscellany, Poetry, Stories, etc. It is the only daily
paper in the State, outside of Charleston, has been published nearly a year, and given
general satisfaction. The Phcenix has recently been greatly enlarged, And in the
quantity and quality of its reading matter will compare favorably with any paper in
South Carolina. ADVERTISEMENTS inserted at reasonable rates.
THE TRI-WEEKLY P??ONIX,
For country circulation, is published every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, and
has all the reading matter of interest contained in the daily issues of the week.
ASP*As the Greenville Railroad is now carrying the mail through in one day,
subscribers can obtain their papers on the day of publication.
The Weekly meaner-A Home Companion.
As its name indicates, is intended as a Family Journal. It will contain eight pages,
of FORTY-EIGHT COLUMNS. The cream of the News, Editorial, Miscellany,
Tales, Poetry, etc., of the Daily and Tri-Wcekly will be found in the Weekly.
TEEMS, ?HYAH?ABLY IN A?VAHCH.
Daily, one year. .$10 00 I Tri-Weekly,one year. .$7 00 I Weekly, one year. .$4 00
" one month, 1 00 | " six months, 3 50 | ;* six months. 2 00
Of every kind, such as Pamphlets, Circulars, Hand-bills, Cards, &c, attended to
promptly, at low prices.
JULIAN A. SELBY, Proprietor.
Columbia, S. C., February 2, 1866.