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. BY J ULT AN A. SELBY.
COLUMBIA, S. C., SUNDAY MORNING, MAY 20, 18GG.
Tri-Weekly $5 a Year.
VOLUME II-NO. 53
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STATE AND CITY PRINTER.
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Insertion, and 50 cents for each subsequent.
Weekly 75 cents each insertion.
ft?f A liberal discount made on the above
rates ichen advertisements arr inserted hy
the numl/i or year.
tSr Special" notices 10 cents a line.
S. P. Kinard, Newberry.
Samuel Drouthitt, Greenville C. H.
Wm. Mooro, Abbeville C. II.
Julius Poppe, Anderson C. H.
The Washington correspondent of
the New York World -writes, under
dato of the 17th:
It is the universal testimony of all
unprejudiced observers -intelligent,
and qualified by examination and ex
yjirieueo to speak upon tho subject
that the class of men in the whole
South most quick to comprehend,
and most anxious to perform, the
duties of citizens of tho United States,
aro tho late soldiery of tho Confeder?
acy. Mr. Truman, the correspond?
ent of the Times, is the last witness
upon this point ; and the opportuni?
ties he had of learning;, and the capa?
city he has of judging, must be appa?
rent to every ono who reads Iiis very
interesting letters. This is tho very
class of men which thc radicals pro?
pose to disfranchise, for a time at
least. If the object of what is face?
tiously termed the Union party,
Lucas a non I uceado, is tho temporary
preservation of political power, thc
action of the majority in Congress is
very wise; if not, it is very foolish.
Whenever a party is originally com?
posed, as was the Republican party,
one-eighth fanatics, one-eighth scoun?
drels, and six-eighths ignorants, thc
fanatics or the scoundrels always dic?
tate its policy, and make the fools
say and* unsay, turn somersaults, or
cat the dirt of the ring at the crack
of the whip.
Lincoln, who was the most cunning
mau in thc Union, and who had just
exactly that calibre of intellect which
is consistent with canning, appreci?
ated at its exact value so precisely thc
average ignorance of his fellow-citi?
zens, that he put forward the most
monstrous propositions without any
fear of their fallacies being detected.
lu his first inaugural, he told the
Union and the world that, if judges
wore to decide upon law, and if their
decisions were to form rules of human
action, then the people had put thc
power out of their own hands. If he
had put his idea in fewer words, and ,
..said the proper judicial tribunal is
tho ballot-box, tho absurdity would
have boen moro palpable ; but it could
never have been too palpable or too
gross for his party to swallow.
So, when he said if slavery is not
wrong nothing is wrong, anil"that he
had always thought so, he cither said
what he did not believe, or he show ed
that he was utterly incapable of dis?
tinguishing how it happens that such
words as right and wrong occur in
any language, or have any founda?
tion in human nature and the conduct
of human life.
The truth in relation to Mr. Lin?
coln is that ho was a man of very
strong natural parts, probably of a
very kind, genial nature, but who was
' ' only half educated. He had learned
to do everything but judge. His
great power consisted in knowing
ab? ut as mindi as men generally
know, and in feeling as men generally
feel. If tho statesmen who conducted
the colonial cause had boon as shal?
low in their learning, and as little re?
moved from the inevitable ignorance i
of the masscss upon tho great subject
of government, Greeley would have
been a loyal subject of Victoria,
writing about George Washington as
he writes about .lohn Mitchel.
How thoroughly educated the great
leaders ol' tho Colonies were; how
thoroughly familiar with Locke ami
Montesquieu, Machiavelli, and tho
great G rook and Latin recorders of
the lifo of the Greek unions, and
ol' the Roman republic, any ono sees
instantly who is at all familiar with
toe history <>f that glorious era.
In fact, Lincoln, like Greeley,; did
not kuow the history even of his own
country; for we would not do his
memory tho injustice t<> suppose that
when practically he asserted that tho
Union madothe Constitution, not the
Cotiatitiiti?ii the Union, lie. uttered
an untruth instead of a mistake.
Tho six-eight hs of which wo spoke,
thdignorants, were just the class Mr.
Liutohi represented, as Beecher and
Ganisou did tho fanatical one-eighth ;
and \Iiose lawyers who, well-educated
and knowing tho truth, lised tho
honest impulses of the honest masses
to get power and profit at any price,
.were tho scoundrel one-eighth.
The masses of men in tho free
States never meant to be dishonest;
never meant to take from a Southern
State a right, nor from a Southern
man a cent. They were told hy their I
leaders that a subject was within their
jurisdiction which was not within
their jurisdiction, and they decided
as it was proper for them to decide,
if tho subject had been within their
What those masses want now is the
Union they fought for. The men they
respect are the men they fought
against. Take away the antagonism of
party, and seven-tenths of the white
citizens of the Union care no more
about the rights of tho blacks than
Greeley cares for the horror which
the spirit of Beau Bmmmel, in
spiritual circle number seventy-se?
venth million, expresses to tho
spirit of an inquiring Bostoneso at
th* white coat of philosopher Squirm.
IrcSumner and Stevens want thc D??
mocratie; party restored to power,
they are taking tho most effectual
means to secure that object, lt is
bound to come in very shortly;
whether it will come in mild und
beneficent, with charity and compila?
tion, as always before, or impatient
to avenge and swift to strike, depends
upon the present majority.
Much has ?*ecently been said with
reference to the impoverished und
starving condition of the "freedmen"
of Washington. We fear that these
accounts of their misery are not ex?
aggerated, as tho National Intelli?
gencer states that these unhappy
creatures have fallen so low that they
have been willing to accept the hos?
pitalities of Forney, and that the
'.Dead Duck" recently "entertained
them at his mansion in Washington
in his usual style of luxuriance."
Nothing, wo fear, but the direst ex?
tremity of famine could have driven
the "freedmen" to such a deplorable
step. For their sake, we hope to bo
able to publish an angry denial ot' this
horrid rumor. The "Dead Duck" is,
of course, too much delighted with
the report that anybody, white or
colored, will deign to dine with him,
ki deny it himself.-Richmond Times.
The murder of Mr. Lincoln hus
boen dramatized and performed at
M?lhausen. Tho piece is entitled,
"Le Vie Mort d'Abraham Lincoln,"
aud is divided into seven tableaux.
lu the fourth act, Mr. Jefferson
Davis appears upon the seems and
gives it as his opinion that us long as
Lincoln is permitted to live, the
cause of the South is lost, and ex?
claims, "Who will get rid of this mau
for us?" "1," replies his future mur?
Several ol' the Virginia springs
have Completed their arrangements
to open tho present season.
J. L. LUMSDEN,
Corner Lady timi Assembly streets,
WHOLESALE and retail dealer in Un?
bent imported BRANDIES, ALF,
WINES, HUM, GIN, .Ve. In thoBar attached
will always be found the finest Liquors and
Cigars, Champagne on Ice, Ale on Draught,
<Vc, Au-., and a polite steward and Bar?
keeper. Mav ll timo
Shaving, Hair Gutting, &c.
THE undersigned respectfully informs
his old customers i'.nd the citizens of
Columbia generativ, that he has just
opened a BA RB Eli SHOP in the brick
building adjacent to thu Shiver Hons.'-.
John Mills and other competent barbers
are employed at his establishment.
April 29 JOSEPH SCOTT.
Kay & Hewetson
WILL attend to business at their pre?
sent office. We shall be prepared to
receive orders m one week from now for
further work. KAYA HEWETSON,
April IT \rchitects and Engineers.
Grain Cradles! Grain Cradles!'.
At. Ute Sit/,, of the Golden Pad-fawk:
JUST receive"!, a large supply of Patent
(?RAIN CRADLES, and for sale low
for cash by DIAL .V POPE.
H. E. NICHOLS,
Cartier of Assembly anti Washington Sis..
COLUMBIA, S. C.,
REPRESE MTS a nunibei of GHI best
both Northern and Sont bein com pa
nies, possessing an aggregate capital o:
LIFE, 1^1 KI:, MARINE
INLAND AND AGO I DEN
TAL RISKS taken <>n e<|ui
table irru?s and till lusse:
J?fr?y~ Policies made |>;iv:il>l?
in Gold or Currency."^Jft
March I Gmo*
Old Newspapers for Sale,
BY thc hundred or thousand, at
March 2 PHONIX OFFICE.
M Alt KI At; K A.\ I> CELIBACY; Au
Essay of Warning and Instruction fur
Young Men. Also, Disease? and Abuses
which*prostrate tho vital powers, with sure
means of relief. Sent free of charge in
sealed letter envelopes. Address Dr. J.
SKILLIN HOUGHTON, Howard Associa?
tion, Philadcljdna, Pa. April 19 3mo
COLGATE'S HONKY SOAP.
This celebrated Toilet Soap, in such
universal demand, is made from tho
choicest materials, is mild and emol?
lient in its nature, fragrantly scented,
and extremely nenellcial ?n its action
upon thc skin. For sale by all Druggists
and Fancy Goods Dealers.
March 28 ly
BATCIiELOR'S HAIR DYK.
The Original and Besten thc World.
Tho only true and perfect HAIR DYK.
Harmless, Reliable and Instantaneous.
Produces immediately a splendid Black or
natural Brown, without injuring the hair
or skin. Remedies tho ill effects of had
dyes. Sold hy all Druggists. Thc genuine
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.
1 BEG respectfully to in?
form my friends anil tin' pub?
lic generally, that I have suc?
ceeded in making arrange?
ments enabling me to oller inducements to
those in want of Mechanical work, ?Vul?
canite bas?',) Gold, Silver or Platina, ( all
ami ascertain conditions, ((thee Taylor
street, opposite the Park, one block from
Mainstreet. Du. (?KO. SMITH.
May 1 Imo*
T?XTE have a fountain at our establish?
er ment, on Washington street, near
Richardson, where tirst qualitv Si?l>A
WATER, with choice SYRUPS, (all manu
factured on the premises,) will lie dis?
Choice CIGARS, ORANGES, .Ve.
SCHNEIDER A GEISMAR.
April 21 Imo*
Just Received a Supply ol'
MULLS, SWISS, JACONET CAMBRICS.
Victoria, Nainsooks and Dotted
PARASOLS AND UMBRELLAS.
French and American Corsets.
Linen and Tweeds for Gentlemen's wear.
Magic Ruffles. Cambric Flutings.
Tape Trimmings, Ladies' Collais and
Irish' Linens and Lawns.
Aprils FISHER .V LOWRANCF..
A VERY select stock of Ladies' t'un?
it, gress GAITERS and SLIPPERS.
Gent's Patent-Leather GAITERS, and
A good assortment ?d' other stvles, at
April 15 FISHER A LOWRANCF.
New Goods !
TTII', have just received (per last steatn
VV er) a hue lot of SPRING and SUM?
MER PRINTS and other DRESS (.CHIPS.
to which we invite the attention .d' huyi rs.
A few pieces of CHOICESUMMEi: < AS
SIM ERES andFrench Black DRAP D I I E.
? At FISHER & LOWRANCE'S.
R. & W. (!. SWAFFIKLII.
HAVE just received the FINEST AS
SORTMENT ?d' READY-MAM
CLOTHING brought to this city since ll.,
war, comprising ? verv shade ot'
MEETON BUSINESS SUITS,
FRENCH SILK MIXTURES,
FINE SILK LINED FROCK COA TS.
BLACK DOESKIN RAN I'S. ETC., EIC.
Made in a style superior io the BEST el s
TOM TRADE GARMENTS.
C.OTERES WI) TWEEDS,
ALL WOOL, at prices t.. suit al!. We hav.
over ONE HUNDRED different pieces?,
CASS1MERES. which we will sell at unusu
all. LOW RATES.
Wo are prepared to CUT and SHRINK
b> order.or MAKE UP, inthe most fashion
able st vie.
These GOODS wire bought when tl.
market was at its lowest ebb, and ?ill h
sold low. Call aiid see.
Wo also have
Of every description. DRIVING, DERK1
SARATOGA, RESORTE and other pepi
lar styles. Call if you wish to see son;
ultra styles of HATS at M I N IOU ligures.
We have determined to
THIS SPRING buying fm i ash enablii
iisto do so. Call ami look through oi
STOCK and be convinced.
K. & W. C. SWA FF! ELD
ALL persona who have not paid for their
INTERNAL REVENUE LICENSE
must clo no immediately, or tho penalties j
will bo enforced against all defaulters
forthwith. W. A. HARRIS. Collector.
??.Office Court House Square.
Lemon, Egg and butter BISCUITS.
Taney, Plc-Nic and Milk BISCUITS.
Maryland Refined SUGAR.
10 Bids. C. Sugar.
Barrels Crushed Sugar.
500 pounds GOLD DUST SMOKING
Lorriland 'I'. Leaf Tobacco.
No. 1 MACKEREL.
PICKLED GHERKINS hv th.- dozen. |
Sugar-Cured HAMS. Clear Sides BACON
tn Boxes Extra Cheese.
10 Bags UK ) COFFEE.
Adamantin.- ?md Sperm CANDLES.
May Pi .1. C. SEEKERS.
Blacksmith and Wheelwright Shop.
street, Wi st nf
an- prepared to exe? ute all business in
tin ir lue- with unusual care ?md skill. With
many years* esperici. in their business,
the\ can confidently assure the conimu- ]
nit y that HoBSK ?ind MPLK-SHOE1NG
will he done ;n iii.- liest manner. In the
repairing; of Carriages, Buggies ?md Wa- j
guns, th<- best workmen have been eu i
mil the work ?ill be dom* in the
most approveil and worknuudiku manner, .
on reasimalile terms.
Mi (?CINNKSS A H EARN. j
N. I'.. Tin- senior partner has hail si ve- !
ral years' experience on bong bland. N. I
Y.. among the best horses anil horsemi n,
and tie- treatment ol' tie- various diseases
ot horses, which In- will gratuitously give
to lu- patrons ?iud friends. May S imo
Rooms to Let.
rill I REE very comm ulmus BOOMS, with
_| access to water ano garden, in a do?
tage, mi tin-corner of Senate and Mari..ii
.tleets, to let. Also, two ROOMS ?ll out?
houses mi sam. premises, with the same
Apply to .1. Slil./.BACHEB .'. CO., mi
Assotiihly strei ,. between. Plain and Wash?
ington streets, fur further information.
Vp? TICK. i~ hereby glvi-ll that thc co
J3i partiiersl ip lateiv subsisting between
JOHN (. I>1 A!i aiul FBANClS M. POPE,
uniler the linn of DIALA POPE, was this
dav dissolved by mutual consent. JOHN
C. DIAL i> anthon/.. .1 to settle all di hts
due to and hv tin lat.- linn.
-.lOHN C. DIAL,
May 1, ls,;,;. 1". M. popK.
rilli I*, subscriber would . .-Pct fully in
1 turin the citizens of tins city and vi?
cinity that he ?ill continue the general
11 A RD WA BE I'd SINESSin his own nam.
and ult his own ace,.uni, alni hopis to
II ie-it and receive a tull share nf public pa?
tronage JOHN C. DIAL.
ICE CRIS Ol li III llm\.
Plain street, near (rates,
Is Open for the Season.
April -Jil Imo
rilli K und, rsigni d ?ill kee].hand dur
I. in-; tlc - .i~ m a supply ?'t' ICE. Call
at th, old i >tablishiiu nt. ,',n Washington |
street, i ip).?te I .a w Bange.
\i iii Ji. l< ?UN I ?. BATEMEN.
Corn, Hay, &c.
rill 11'. undersigned has .REMOVED to his
_L "ld stand, Washington street,opposite
Law ItaiiL,-, , ?n,,] |,.w ,,n band a lot of the
nb,iv, articles, which ?ill he soldat the
lowest market rates.
II.so, ll'ST m em KI?,
100 barrels F LOCH and tisrees
BAC< ?N. tillich ?ill be sold low for cash.
_April ?iii .lons D. BATEM VN.
VNF.W suppb of SEA SIDES, STN
DOW SS, FBEN'CII Ci ?BSETS and
Sonn; and Mourning Calicoes, ?Inch ?iii
In- sohl .it tlc usual low prie. .-.
Il \i:i-\ SOLOMON,
Assembb street, near New Mai k. i.
Internal Revenue Tax.
J HUH) DISTRICT S. C.,
MAU? II ls. ison.
\I.L pi rsi ois in business, trade or pro?
fession ..I aili Kind since :!??th of May.
1st,.i. are reipiireif tn p.iv their licenses
forthwith. ? W. A. HARRIS,
Colli IMIir lor Richland District.
t< ,> i ?flice C..in t lions.- square.
Scythe Blades! Scythe Blades!
Altin Sign of thc Golden fad I..., k.
,,(,/-- sup. nor SCYTHES, in ston
J*- ) and for sal. chi ?lp hv
April 25 DIM. A P< ?PE.
U th> Sion of li,, Golde? Pad-?A*'k.
IBELLOWS, \NVlLS, \ K I.s. SCREW
> PLATES Buttresses, Pincers, Tongs,
Basps, Files, Farriers' Knives and liam
nuis. ,\c In store and for sal.- low foi
cash by DIAL A PoPE.
NEW YORK AND CHARLESTON
heaving radi Port every Alternate
STEAMSHIP EMILY Ii. SOUDER,
CAPT. It. \V. LOCKWOOD.
STEAMSHIP .MOX KU A.
CAPT. 0. P. MARSBMAN.
rnHESE STEAMSHIPS, offering every
1 inducement t<> SHIPPERS :ni<l the
TRAVELING PUBLIC, having superior
accommodations for Passengers, with
ial>lcs supplied by ? very luxury thu Now
York and Charleston markets can afford;
and, for safety, speed and comfort, are un?
rivalled ?>n the coast.
I TUP. STEAMSHIP
EMILY B. SOUDER,
j CAPT. lt. W. LOCK Wool?,
\T7TLL LEAVE NORTH ATLANTIC
VV WHARF, on THURSDAY, May 24,
IS??, at o'clock.
Liberal advances mad?' on consignments
to New York.
For Kn ight or Passage apply al the
Agents. WILLIS ?V CH1S?LM,
May 18 North Atlantic Wharf.
COHEN, HANCKEL & CO.,
Factors and Commission Merchants,
No. 46 East Bay, Charleston, S. C.
.IAC?Ut COHEN, i", i. IIANCKKI.. JOS. COHEN.
"\X7TI.L sell Cl ?T I'ON, KICK. TOBAGO! ?,
>T Naval Stores and all descriptions of
Produce or Merchandize. Will ship l-?>
Northern and Foreign forts, Ac Will
make liberal advances on consignments for
sab- or shipment. Mav I ",
CHARLESTON, S. C.
TH IS POPULAR and well known
MHOTEL has be.ai N KW I ,\ FUR?
NISHED throughout by th.- present
proprietor, who has been siste?-n years
connected with the establishment.
IL WHITE, Proprietor.
GEOUOK <i. MIXKK, Superintendent,
i II \iu.rs A. M ii.I.ru, Cashier.
HAVE THIS DAY FORMED A
C ) o p ii rt n?p i* ship ,
UNDER THF. NAME AND STYLE OF
As Agents for Furnishing Rudders
Manufactured Supplies ! !
INCLUDING IRON FRONTS,
Iron Columns, Pilasters, Cornices, Ac.
Iron Revolving Shutters,
Iron Railings, Verandahs, Ac.
( larved Work in Woods,
Class Plate. Hammered, Stained, A c.
Interior Decorations ol every k:nd, Ac.
Having made favorable arrangements
with thc largest nianufae.'.urers, they are
prepared to furnish to tb.s and thc adja?
cent communities prompt supplies of the
above articles at Snanuffcctnrcrs1 prices,
?A dh only tin- cost of transportation added.
They "are enabled to .-.bibil Drawings,
! showing every variety ot design of Iron
Fronts, ?Vc, thus affording purchasers am?
ple opportunity to make selections.
ll. M. LEE will take charge of the Com?
mercial business of the concern.
FRANCIS I). LEE, Architect, ?ill take
charge of the Architectural and Mechani?
cal portions of the business, and will give
all desired information as to appropriate?
ness of designs, and full directions as to
j construction, free of extra charge.
Orders from this and adjoining cities
promptly attended to.
Parties desiring Iron Fronts \wll send
exact measurements ?d' front of bud.hugs
and lots, and heights of several stories.
B. M. LEE.
I FRANCIS 1). LEE.
m Francis D. Lee, Architect, will con?
tinue in his own name the business of his
Office of Lee Brothers and Francis 1).
Lett, for the present, Law Range, Charles
on, S. C. May 2 timo
Between Plain and Washington.
HAVING RECEIVED THEIR
ARE SELL-WG THEM AT
PRICES TO SUIT THE TIMES!
C?UC0ESIZ K CENTS!
Other Goods in Proportion.
Aie.. &c v.c.
J. SUL'/BACHEK M. FOOT.
doz. ALARM CLOCKS,
a " Octagon Lever CLOCKS.
Ami a large assortment ?if Blue. Green,
Concave and Convex SPECTACLES.
Fine assortment of CLOCKS, WATCHES,
SPECTACLES, SILVER THIMBLES, Ac
Watches, Clocks and Jew -li v R E -
PAIRED. Plain Gold WEDDING" RINGS
nade to order.
. ISAAC SULZBACHER,
April ? Watchmaker.