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.VnCipEXTATj KlU.IVi OK A Morilla:
!?V t?i?K C?IILiIX - All inquest \V;!S held
yesterday upon tho body of Josephine
("hallos Plique, a nativo of France,
about tlyrty-three years old, who
carno to hex* death from a ball shol
out ?d' a t<?y cannon, such as is used
liv children, on Sunday last. She
had three sons tin- oldest ?.bout
thirteen and the youngest about nine :
veais of age-who were amusing .
themselves by loading and tiring the
toy. ? Unfortuueately, one ol tin
children put ii bull or .-onie other:
missile into the little gun and tired it j
in the direction of the mother, not j
dreaming of the injury it might do. ?
The missile entered the right side, and
penetrating the heart, was almos, i
[Neir Orl#ms (h-eaaud.
HEAV? DEFAT?OATION.-A despatch
from San Francisco, dated the 12th
instant, says that a defalcation was
reported the day previous, which
will amount to 8300,000 in currency.
The perj e trat or. a book-keeper, has
absconded, and is believed to have
gone to Cl.ina or Japan.
Two Japanese dignitaries, said to
he princes of the blood, accompanied
by their interpreter and guide, Mr.
Oliphant, of Boston, have arrived in
Washington. Their names are Woila
and Wagol. They will spend several
days in investigating the mysteries of
Tin' New York World says, jocu?
larly, that au arrangement has been
made willi Mr. Hay mond to speak for
each of the two parties, on alternate j
days, till election. We dare say he
will deceive them by being Demo?
cratic on tin- radical days, ami r?v |
Thc Florida Railroad is extending
from Amelia Island to Cedar Keys.
1."il miles. Its franchis*-, work shops
and accompaniments are to bc sold i
on the 1st. of November next to tho j
highest bidder. This is the road of
which ex-Senator Vulee V>;K Presi- :
it is said that Russia is rapidly re?
moving her troops from Poland and
marching them towards thc Danube,
and that agents of the ('/.ar are en?
gaged in recruiting "volunteers" in
(?reece for "a Turkish campaign;*'
officers of thc King of Greece being
engaged in a similar duty.
A Paris letter says: There is a slight
symptom ol the fashions that are to
lie for the winter. Bonnets, having
been reduced to their simplest expres?
sion as regards volume, an- to disap?
pear entirely, and to be replaced by
huts twisted into divers forms.
Some fellow publishes that a stone
was thrown at Biownlow during his
tour. That was a shaine; but what a
pity the Parson didn't hit the aggres?
sive missive with his head. /'/>.?//*>'.
A publie meeting of citizens ol'
(Quebec has denounced the city au?
thorities for criminal neglect ami
folly ns leading to loss ol' lit'-: and
A Western editor, in om- of his
impers, says: "For the eft'eets ot' in?
temperance, see our inside."
DISTRICT COURT OF RICHLAND,
CoM'MitlA, October ISM.
ORDER FD, That the Clerk of the Com t
do give notice that th;:- Court is now
organized, and that it will sit in Chambers,
ut the Court House, (Gibbes' Hall,'on
WEDNESDAY of every week, al 10 o'clock
a. m., for the transaction of such business
within its jurisdiction as m av be brought
Ordered, That no ice be also given thai
the "Return Dav" for the first onartorlv
Session falls on THURSDAY, thc :?d day of
J unitary next.
liv order of Com i.
(Jet 24 Uno D. li. .Mild.!'.!!, C. C. D.C.
FARM FOR SALE.
\('OOD FARM, of on.- hundred n".
twenty (12'M acres, located in Andi r
son District, within a milo ol thc town ..
Williamston, which will be sold cheap rbi
' "sh. There is a good Pencil mid Apph
Orchard and fine spring nf water. Apph
lo HANA HAN A WARLEY. '
Oct fl wi
ITTTANTED, a WHITE WOMAN to taki
\\ the position of head-servant an.
house-keeper in a privnte family. A mid
dh -aged woman preferred. Such a person
well recommended, can obtain *a comfort
able home and a reasonable salary. Rc
ferences l Cipiit ed. A.I.h i s i "A * H C.
lyonville, s. c. Oct 21 :;
\FIELD, containing sixty acres .
. rich low land, now undi i cultivatio:
and will produce fine cotton; fences in goo
order; two miles from the city. For pm
Oculars, apply at Ti IWNSEN D'A NOR NI
Bookstore. i k t 21 ;
ii:.- .Viniu.il Convention ol th? Suiek
,oi.lers?>r the Columbia ami Augusta
..a.! Company will take place in Cos city,
ui Thursday, the tirsi day ol' November,
l ?>.;,>. Oct 21.
Augusta, (.a., October 2o, lSt?i?.
Couth Carolina Railroads.
The sevi ral Uailroa 1 Companies in lins I
tale, and all persons who have com?
plaints lo make ol'excessive rn- unequal
charge.-, or violations of their charters by
lowing j.'int resolution of thu linn ral
Assembly was adopted at the hot regular
/.Vso/reif, That a Special Commission,
consisting of two members ?>f the Senate,
ami <>ue hem each Congressional District
in the House, he appointed to investigate
and report to this General Assembly, at its
next regular session, tin: complaints made
of excessive and unequal charges by thc
different Railroad Companies of this State,
and to inquire if, and in what manner,
they have violated their respectivo char?
ters. That the said Commission have
power to summon such witnesses, and to
require the production of such books and
papers as may be necessary, and also to
inquire and report what charters ari sub?
ject to amendment; and in those cases
where amendments are practicable, what
changes should bo made to protect thc
iutcrcst of the public.
The Commission appointed under the
foregoing resolution, hereby call upon all
persons having knowledge of material
facts relating to t ho matters embraced in
said r?solution, to forward statement*
duly authenticated to the sevrai mem?
bers of thc Commission as h--i ?-it:aft?T
Complaints and charges ielating ibo
Greenville and Columbia Railroad, thc
lilue Ridge Railroad, (he Laurens Rail?
road, the Spartanbnrg and Cition Railroad,
may be forwarded to G. F. Townes, at
Greenville C. IL, or t > YY. S. Grisham. at
lili \? ? t. .o
South Carolina Railroad, and the King's
Mountain Railroad, may be sent to R. \Y.
Rall, ai Lauren-* C. ll.
Those relating lo the Wilmington ami
Manchester Railroad, and ti y Ghera w and
Darlington Railroad, may bo sent t" Harris
Covington, :tt Bcnnettsvillc.
Those relating to the North-east ern
Railroad, and Charleston and Savannah
Railroad, to R. S. Duryea, at Charleston.
The Commission will meei at Columbia,
tai Nickersons Hotel,) on FRIDAY, the
2:;.! ?lay nf November next, at 10 o'clock
a.m., to m.tK< up their report: at which
time any persons interested may appear
before them, and furnish such information
as may bc consider* d necessary, rclat ive to
the mailer:, undi r consideration.
G. F. TOWNES,
Ci, a ir i na ii Senate Committee.
M. C. BUTLER,
Chairman House Committee.
Sept 22 fwj'.l
STATE OF SCTJTK CAROLINA.
Cil * ' -v'ij
COLUMBIA, October 22. lfl??.
TO ni~rr.T)Ei:s AXJ> COXTUMTO
rpHi: Legislature at the extra session
1 passed lin' following resolution:
'?/.', so/,.,.,/. That the Governor do adver?
tise for estimates ul the cost of covering
the new Slate House, and of titting np
therein a sufficient number of rooms tol?
lhouse ul Hm General Assembly and its
officers upon the most economical plan,
ami lay them before the Houses at their
Estimate:; arc invited, thereon e. accord?
ing to a plan and sp?cifications which limy
l>?: ju-en in the Executive Office:
1st. To enclose ?nd tiiiish the East wing
of the building, MI ;>s u> accommodate tho
Legislature anti its olticers.
21. To cover the entire building and
finish one of the wings, .-. > as to accommo?
date Hu Leci-l.iture and its officers.
:;d. To encio?e anti finish the East wing
;^ above, and to envt r the remaining ?rails
of the centre building and Westwing.
lu addition to tin- above, bidders aud
contractors may furnish plans and specifi?
cations, al their own expense; and esti?
mate-, and ?hey will be considered:
1st. To enclose and finish thc East wing,
so as to accommodate the General Assem?
bly and its officers-.
2 1. To cover the entire building am
finish noe of tim wings, so as to accommo
i dat?! Hie Genera] Assembly and its officers
; .M. To enclose ami finish the East wing
i as above, and lo cover the remaining wall
! oi Cu centre building and West wing.
These plans and estimates will belah
* before th?! ' ieneral As.-emblv f.-r their con
Ail pians, specifications and cstimati-.
i must he filed in this office by TC ES! KW
; the 201 h Nov, mb? r m \t, al 12 o'clock m.
J AMI'S h. ORR, Goveriioi.
t.n' i 'it rut! ii hi II, Columbia, Courter am
: A". Cleo 1. abm, will pnbli h sein i-wei kl
I il.i te weeks Oct 24 ws(3 "
AT GREENVILLE, S. C.,
AT PAYATE SALE.
rilHE Commissioners of thc state Works
1 at Greenville, S. c., oiler at private
sale, the REAL ESTATE of said Works.
The Tract of Land contains twenty acres,
and is situated one mile and a third from
tlie Court House at Greenville, S. C., hav- ,
ing the Anderson Road on one side and the
Greenville and Columbia Railroad, on the
oiher. A Branch Track from the Railroad
nins into thc premises. About twelve
acres of tlie Land is enclosed with a high
ami close batten fence, and within thc en?
closure are the following BUILDINGS, vi/.:
Office, 18 by 40 feet; 3 finished rooms; 2
Machine Shop, 50 by 200 feet, with brick
basement, and Boiler House attached, and
tit) feet Chimney and l inc.
Machine Shop, 50 by 100 feet, with Boiler
House and Drying House attached, and Ot)
! feet Chimney and Flue.
Blacksmith Shop, 50 by 100 let t, with 17
Iron Foundry, brick, with two Cupolas,
I Air Furnace, Oven and Chimney. A
I Brass Foundry, 20 by 80 feet, with Cupo"
i Ia, Double Furnace and Chimney. ?.
Carpenter Shop, 50 by ion feet, on *?.
; pillars, with Engine House attached.
I Small Blacksmith Shop, 20 by 22 feet,
with Double Forge.
Pattern House, one ami a halt store, 20
' hy 4?) feet.
Store-room, 23 by 5n feet, on brie!, pil
i Store-room, 23 bv GO feet, ?ni brick pil
Smoke-house, 18 by 40 fee!.
C..rn Crib, 12 bv 24 feet.
: Sle d, 25 bv 70 feet.
iron House. Coke Shed, stable. Fodder
Wedl House, is by 2!) feet.
1 Small Engine House.
TKKMS.- ? credit of one ami two years,
in ci pta] instalments, with interest hom
date, i.n approved personal security, mort?
gage of the premises, ami assigned insur?
ance of the buildings.
I'll, re are several small Buildings on
iii.- premises, outside of th.- enclosure,
which will be sold for cash, to be removed
honi the premises.
For further information, applv to
C. J. ELFORD.
Sec'y to Commissioners State Works,
< ?et Ri ; Greenville. S. C.
Very Desirable Farm and
Residence at Private Sale!
GREENVILLE, s. C.
THAT very beautiful and desirable
(flft place, formerly ow ned and improved
Ji?t&by RobeVt Stewart. Eso., oi New berry,
and now* owned by Messrs. Klinek A Wick
. clun g, of Charleston, is ottered at private
.-a'e. 11 contains one hundred ami forty
four acres, lift;.* of which are cleared, and
wi ll adapted to the culture of corn, wheat,
rv.-, oats, potatoes and other provisions,
and is located at the junction of the Pen?
dleton and White Horse Roads, thn c miles
from thcCour: House, at Greenville, s. C.:
:.. which place there is a tine, dry and level
r. a 1. Thc dwelling is beautifully situated,
willi a tine mountain view, lt has ten
rooms eight of them with tire-places
three piazzas, pantries, airy passages and
ot lier conveniences. On the premises are
excellent kitchens, servants' houses, wash
and ironing rooms, smoke-house, dairy, dry
u. il ; w. i,ty fecBGeep, bricked and cement?
ed from thc bottom, with brick house over
i!; barns, stables, cow-houses ami every
other necessary out-building, all in good
repair; also, a cistern containing twelve
thousand gallons, with unfailing water
supply, and a bold spring of cold waler
in ar tlie residence.
The orchards contain more than a thou?
sand trees of the tincst var?ctii s of peaches,
imples, pears and plums, and tin ru are a
iiumb-.-r of flourishing arbors or grapes,
including tho Isabella. Catawba, Blands,
Madeira and Scnppernong, io the place;
also, a lim- stock of strawberries, raspber?
ries and other small fruits.
Tho ornamental grounds about thc house
?ire extensive and beautifully laid out, and
ar.- profusely supplied with rare and beau?
tiful evergreens, hedges, rose - and shrub?
bery and other choice plants.
Altogether, thc place presents very supe?
rior advantages for a pleasant. healthful
and convenient residence, and such an orn?
as is seldom offered in tho market.
Tho terms, both as to price and time of
payment, will be made very libera!, and
may be ascertained, together with any fur?
ther information, upon application to*C. J.
ELFORD, Attornev at Law, Greenville, S.
C.,or to Messrs."ELINCK A* WICKEN?
BERGS Charleston's. C. Aug 21 tn
~ FOE SALE,
MA DESIRABLE COTTAGE RESI?
DENCE, with four rooms and garret,
situated in a healthy portion of the city
anti near to the business part. Terms w ill
ho made accommodating. Applv to
Oct 0_8t_ _ II ANA H AN & WARLEY.
ALL persons having demands against
the estate of tho Rev. SAM'L TOWN?
SEND,-deceased, will present them, pro?
perly proven, to the undersigned; and per?
sons indebted to said estate will make
I immediate pa\ nient to
MARTHA J. TOWNSEN D,
Adm'x of Rev. S. Townsend.
My son, S. C. TOWNSEND, at Townsend
! ic North's Bookstore, is my agent.
Aug 2 th.Omo
VPl-LICATION will be made to thc Le?
gislature, at their next regular scs
? ?ion, for an amendment to the charter ol
; ihc Columbia Bridge Company.
E. \V. GREEN,
i Aug l". s3mo Sei and Treas.
li E M O V ? L !
ft i* i W * *i> ^ ? ^ q
VAIN ST., NKXT Tn J. ,t- T. R. AGNEW'S STORE.
1ST RECEIVED, :t -i '..!>!.-1 !..: nf IUI
bought elscwhei . -.
SILK BELTING, at 20 cont: .
Til READ EDGINGS and CLUNY LACK
Cambric Hands. Edgings and Inserting;
Dimity Bands, infant's Waists and Hob
Jaconet, Swiss, Mull and Nainsook Alus!
White- and Colored Tarlatan.
Iii ant ?lui Plaid Alpacas, at 30 cents per
Radii's' Linen Collars, at 12-. cents.
A variety of Lace < 'ollars.
Plain and Embroidered Collars and Cut!
Heavv Flannel Shirts, at $2.00.
Balance of Stock o?* Clothing at Cost.
A fine lot of CASSIMERE
EXTREMELY LOW BRICES.
< lot 12 i
C. F. JACKSON
SUCCESSORS TO ABELES, MYE?IS & CO.
OPPOSITE. OLD CITY HOTEL, COLUMBIA.
ARE NOW READY TO EXHIBIT THEIR FALL STYLE
.-ts hft'iati th.
SUCCESSORS T'J ABELES. M VER:
IMPORTERS Ol' RIBBONS m ? l? ILM li FLOWERS
i r.> I :i1111
AVE j ii - r opened tin
this citv, viz:
BIBBO'NS, of all .-had.
\ ELVET RIBBONS, ul! shades and wi.hhs.
I'BENCH FLOWE1 S
OS TRICH FEATHERS, all colors.
White and Black LACES, all widths.
. BONNET CRAP!'..
LADIES' HATS, trimmed and uutriuinn il.
Lon i (,airs Wi ?MEN'S SH< >ES. rrom '1.2". n
5* Mi .. MEN'S BROGANS, from ?I.fit)
2<Mi " '? BALMORALS, from ?2
-. -.o .. CHILDREN'S SHOES, fi oin ?1
2.1 cases LOO I'S. from $:! up.
7./doz. Men's and Roy:.- I ! ATS, fi.-i.i si no.
ASSOR I MEN P. unstn
nt - and Wilhu.-i .
BETTER LATE THAN XEVER.'
j 13 ST ? ? ? ? i V E ?) .i
" i\<\ BUSHELS tt HITE and YELL? itt < < H?N.
.)v JU I.ooo lbs. Bain;:!, re Si DES and SHOULDERS.
Extra line Sugar-cured HAMS. ??) sacks SALT, ?? bo\c CANDLES.
2"i I.his Super. FLOUR. fi ?ibis. SELF-RAISi NO i-l.OUR.
?kegs GOSHEN BUTTER, lt) bids. SUGAR.- Au assortment id' line CRACKER:*.
Together with a fine assortment of WINES and LIQUORS, and a varied st..cl, i
HOUSE-KEEPING ARTICLES all of which will be soldat the LOWEST MARRI
PRIC LS FOR CASH. Call and examine for vourse'.ves, at
.v. sn EB LD j ;v a- cos s.
Corner of C. er vaia and Ass. mbly str. i i -.
Oei i?&uo Next to the Washington H..r.s. .
General Insurance Agents, Stock and Exchange Brokers,
X>EPRESENT, among others, tho following well-known FIRST-CLASS COMBANTES
QUEEN'S INSURANCE COMPANY of Liverpool ?md London author?
ized capital ?2,000,000, or nearly. : lo.en.....e..
UNDERWRITERS* AGENCY, New York -capital and assets over. .: <in?),in?ti
INTERNATIONAL, New York capital and assets nearly. 2,init>,i>0o
SECURITY, New York -capital and assets.:. i,;"MJ0,0nt>
HOME, New Haven- capital and assets . I, .Too,OMI
MANHATTAN, New York- capital and assois. 5,llMl.i:0o
NORTH AMERICAN, New York- capital and assets. Too.m o
HOME. Savannah. Ga. capital and assets. ."?io.OMI
SOUTHERN INSURANCE AND TRUST, Savannah-capital and assets ... oiKi.Oiiti
Risks taken ou BUILDINGS, MERCHANDIZE, COTTON-in .-to: and .-ii planta?
tions-Household Furniture, Rents, Leases, Mortgages and .-ve ry description of pru
perty liable to loss or damage by lire, on thc LOWEST TERMS. 'Policies issued pa\
able in gold or currency, and losses promptly paid.
.ETNA LIFE INSURANCE COM' ANY, Hartford--capital and assets nearly -1.(?Ol.non.
This liberal and generous company presents great inducements to those who r< el thal
life is uncertain, and who desire to make a CERTAIN provision for those near and di ar
who otherwise might suffer when they aro gone.
SELL EXCHANGE ON NEW YORK, in sums to suit, at thc usual rut. s.
Internal Revenue Stamps, of all denominations, for sale.
Jtii' Office corner of Main and streets, over Agnew's store. Sept tl Kino
WATCHES, CLOCKS, JEWELRY,
-~o J. SuLzBACHER & ('<>. havo on
yy>> IK.IIII a stock of thc above goods,
Jkji&whieh will bc disposed of at rcason
aouj "tes. Mr. I. SULZBACHEB, a com?
petent watch-maker and jeweller, is con?
nected with tho establisnmc and will
repair promptly and ?:? tho best manner,
all WATCHES, CLOCKS and JE WELBY
? entrusted to them.
I OLD GOLD and SILVER bought.
HAIR JEWELRY made to order.
j Sept 27 t jj
! Old Newspapers tor Sale,
"DY the hundred or thousand, at
I X J March 2 PIB E N I X 0F PIC ! !.
? A LL persona having demands . ga iii
? JE\_ the estate of Mrs. M. K. l?l.At K.insl
j ceased, will present me certified copies ot
j tho same Those indebted will make pa j
i mont to mc without delay.
.JOHN L. BLACK, Adm'r,
? Oct C s2nio Ridgeway, S. t'.
IS her? bj given that the city of Columbia
will, ai lin- next session of the Legis!8 ?
I ture, make application fm- authority to
: issue bonds of tho eily in substitution f,.i
bonds and interest, past due and soon lo
fal! due. Aug l i tn'inio
i TUST rec i ved per Express.
j ?J Oct "5 IOMN C SEEGER j.t CO