Daily Paper $8 a Year
BY JULIAN A. SELBY
'Let our Just Censure
P H (MIX.
Attend the True Event.
COLUMBIA, S. C.. THURSDAY MORNING. FEBRUARY 28. ISG7.
Tri-Weekly $5 a Year
VOLUME II-NO. 206
PUBLISHED DAILY AND TRI-WEEKLY.
EVERY WEDNESDAY MORNING.
BY JUHAN A. SELBY,
Office on Main street, a few doors above
Taylor (or Camden ) street.
TERMS- IN ADVANCE.
Dailv Paper, six months.$4 00 .
Tri-Weekly, " " . 2 501
Weekly, " " . 1 50
Inserted at 75 cents per square for the first
insertion, and 50 cents for each subsequent.
Weekly 75 cents each insertion.
S3" A liberal discount made on the above
rates when advertisements are inserted by
the month or year.
A steam plow, with engines and
tackle complete, has been sent out
from England by a manufacturer,
who sends with it a skilled agent, to
give it a thorough trial in one of the
Western States, at the expense of the
manufacturer. Tho apparatus cost
$10,001). A duty of $4,000 was levied
on it, but a bill has been introduced
in Congress to refund tho amount.
It will plow an acre an hour, to thc
depth of twelve inches.
Boring for oil has not boen alto?
gether money lost in some portions
of Ohio, lu addition to the valuable
salt wells discovered in Tuscarawas
and Columbiana, a vein was struck a
few milos East of Cambridge, which
yields about thirty barrels per day
of excellent quality, and may be
worked up to seventy-five barrels.
The clear profit is already fifty dol?
lars per day, uud: of,; course, may be
There seems to have been a close
race between the citizens and the in?
cendiaries of Atlanta, to determine
whether the citizens could build as
fast as the incendiaries could burn.
-I pf POXES of TOBACCO, in good or
JLtJ der, and fur sale bv
Feb 27 2 H.*P. ITA NA I TAX.
AFARM, situated about three miles
from this city, with necessary out?
buildings, and well adapted for gardening
p lrposes. Apple to
Feb 27 2 _II. D. II A NAH AN.
EIGHT THOUSAND bushels PRIME
1,500 busheis Oats.
50 barrels Pink Eve Potatoes.
At BROWNE A SCHIRMER'S,
Feb 27_ Volger'8 Ohl Stand.
6BOXES FINE ORANGES.
4 " '? LEMONS. Low for cash
at JOHN C. SEEGERS A CO.'S.
Extra Breakfast Strips! ?
PICKLED HAMS. Low for cash at
Feb 2fi J. C. SEEGERS & CO/S._
? bbls. fresh SODA BISCUIT.
2 bbls. GINGER SNAPS
2 " OYSTER CRACKERS.
2 " Extra Butter
2 " Fancy Pic-Nic
2 " Lemon Biscuits. All fresh from
the bakery. J. C. SEEGERS A CO.
Feb 2fi "_
10 BOXES CHEESE,
LOW to dealers, at
Feb 2?_J. C. SEEGERS A CO.'S.
"MULES POE SALE.
|bfc_ 25 WELL-BROKE Y O ? N G
%| MU LES ror sale.
Jjf Feb 26 _CHAS^LOGAN._
Third Supply of Fresh Seed.
DAVID LA ND RET fl <& SON.
SILVER SKIN ONION SETTS, Radish,
Green-glaze Cabbage, Turnip Seed,
Peas and Beans, Extra Early Corn, Blue
Stem Collard, new Tomato Seed and other
FISHER & HEINITSn'S
Feb 2fi Ding and Seed Store.
? ^ A NICE ?nd VERY
CH RAP ASSORTMENT
ot Ladies', Misses' and
^?jr "nffiWlr'-V-i ii'
s iE! <z> :e? & ?
MEN'S BOOTS and SHOES,
Has just been received, and will be dis?
posed of VERY LOW. by
S. H. MYERS & CO.,
Opposite thc sice of old City Hotel.
Feb 2ft 8
pr/\ BBLS. PINK-EYE PLANTING PO
O vi TATOES, just received and for salo
by J. & T. R. AGNEW.
New Orleans Sugar and Syrup.
5HHDS. NEW ORLEANS SUGARS.
Cbbls. *' " SYRUP.
Just in and for sale by
Jan 25 E. ?fe G. D. HOPE.
SWEET OPOPONAX! Ladies, in their morn?
ing calls, carry joy and gladness, when
perfumed witta Sweet Opoponax.
A NEW PERFUME! Called Sweet Opoponax
from Mexico, manufactured by E.T. Smith
A Co., New York, is making a sensation
wherever it is known. Is very delicate,
and ils fragrance remains on the handker?
chief for days.-Philud'a Evening Bulletin.
SWEET OPOPONAX FROM MEXICO! New,
very rare, rich and fashionable peri unie.
The finest ever imported or manufactured
in United States. Try it and be convinced.
SWEET OPOPONAX! New Perfumo from
Mexico. The only fashionable Perfume
and ladies' delight.
SWEET OPOPONAX! The only elegant Per?
fume. Is found on all toilets, and never
stains the handkerchief.
SWEET GeuroN.vxi is the sweetest Ex?
tract ever made. Supersedes all others.
Try it once; will use no other.
THE FRANKLIN BRICK MA?
CHINE, justly celebrated for perfect sim?
plicity, great strength and immense com?
pressing power, is guaranteed, with eight
men and two horses, to self-temper thc
clay and make 3,000 to 3,500 elegant bricks
per hour. J. H. KENICK, Proprietor, No.
71 Broadway, New York, Boom 28.
Feb 1 3mo
TIic Gravest Milindie*
OF YOUTH AND EARLY MANHOOD.
Howard Association Essays, on thc phy?
siology of the passions, and the errors,
abuses and diseases peculiar to thc first
age of man, with reports on new methods
of treatment employed in this institution.
Sent in scaled letter envelopes, free of
charge. Address DR. J. SETLLIN
HOUGHTON, Howard Association, Phila?
delphia, Pa. Jan 15 3mo
HUMAN EYES made to order and inserted
by Drs. F. BAUCH and P. GOUGELMANN,
(formerly employed byBoissonneau, Paris,)
No. H'.IO broadway. New York. Oct 17 ly
COLGATE'S HONEY SOAP.
This celebrated Toilet Soap, in such
universal demand, is made from the
choicest materials, is mil?! and emol?
lient in its nature, fragrantly scented,
and extremely beneficial in its action
upon thc skin. For sale by all Druggists
and Fancy Goods Dealers. March 28 Iv
BATCHELORS HAIR JD YE_This
splendid Hair Dye is the best in the world.
The only true and perfect Bye- harmless,
reliable, instantaneous. No disappoint?
ment. No ridiculous tints. Natural black
ur brown. Remedies thc ill effects of bad
dyes. Invigorates the hair, leaving it soft
and beautiful. The genuine is signed WU
liam A. batchelor. All others are mere
imitations, and should be avoided. Sold
by all druggists and perfumers. Factory
81 Barclay street, New York. &e~ Beware
of a counterfeit. Dec ll Iv
House Carpentering, Undertaking
OLD FURNITURE REPAIRED, VAR?
NISHED and made as good as new.
COFFINS, of all kinds, furnished at low?
est prices, jfc?r Satisfaction guaranteed in
qualitv of work and prices.
J. W\ CHICK, Camden street,
Next to Southern Express Office.
Feb 5 Imo*
"GET THE BEST!"
A T MANUFACTURER'S PRICES, at the
A. COTTON GIN WAREHOUSE,-near
Greenville and Charleston Railroad Depots,
Columbia, S. C.
A. R. COLTON, Proprietor.
I?T Parties wishing the UNIVERSAL
COTTON GINS and CONDENSERS for
next season, will do well to send in their
orders at once, to avoid delay.
Feb 14 Imo
Fire-Dogs, Shovels, Tongs, &c.
At Ute Sign nf the (ialden Pad-JAck.
ALARGE VARIETY of FIRE-DOGS,
SHOVELS, TONGS, POKERS, FIRE
SHOVELS, Ac, Ac, in store and for sale
very low by JOHN C. DIAL.
HOES AND CHAINS.
At the Sign of the Golden Pad-Lock.
ONE HUNDRED doz. HOES, assorted
qualities and sizes.
500 pairs TRACE CHAINS, assorted
Iu store and for sale CHEAP for CASHbv
Jan 24 JOHN C. DIAL. '
Almonds, Raisins, Currants.
JUST received, a complete assortment of
ALMONDS. RAISINS, CURRANTS,
PRUNES, CITRON, Ac.
Nov 7 J. A T. R._AGNEW.
AFULL assortment of Table and Pocket
CUTLERY, SCISSORS, Ac., in store
and for sale low by JOHN C. DIAL.
OILS! OILS!! OILS! ! !
At the Sign of the Golden Pad-Ts)ck.
1'UST received, a good suppiv of TAN?
NERS* OILS, MACHINERY OILS,
Boiled and Raw LINSEED OILS, pure
KEROSENE OIL. And for sale low by
Jan 24 JOHN C. DIAL.
DOZEN for sale low.
E. ic G. D. HOPE.
Boots, Shoes- Sec
WE have just received,
oar SPUING STOCK of]
Ladies', Missus' and
Men's BOOTS, SHOPS and GAITERS
winch wc will bo happy to exhibit to the
public, if they will give os a call.
M. EHRLICH & SONS,
Feb 26 3 Main street.
W ANTED ,
PRi?TEB PAPER !
C^OR which tho HIGHEST PRICES will
P bc paid at S. E. STRATTONS,
Assembly st., one door from Gervais.
Fifty Dozen Hats,
AT HXW Y03RK. COST!
FOR 7 TREE DAYS ONLY.'
CONSISTING of Geids', Boys' and
Youths' CASSIMERE, BEAVER, PA?
NAMA, FELT, WOOL, LEGHORN and
PALM II ATS.
A large stock of EXTRA CARPET BAOS
and Ladies' SATCHELS. Call and exa?
mine, and bc convinced.
-T IT >i t U o ce i v o <1
li. & W. C. SWAFFIELI),
Feb 10 Bedell's Row.
BLE ASE & DUE,
HAVING had long experience in
tho TIN and STOVE BUSINESS,
ofter their services to the people ot
Columbia and surrounding country.
JOB WORK entrusted to their care will
be executed with neatness and despatch.
ROOFING- and GUTTERING done by
them will be warranted to give full satis?
Washington Street, Columbia, S. C.
THE undersigned has
on hand and is const antlvi
_receiving the LATEST STYLES OF
GOODS in his line, to which bo invites the
atteution of purchasers. ft?_Give him a
Just received, a splendid assortment of
Dawson. Warren <S? Hyde's TIP-TOP
R?PA IRING ,
In all its branches, promptly attended to.
Feb 2 At J. Sulzbacher & Co.'s.
-| (\ BALES GUNNY BAGGING, extra
J. VJ weight-2i pounds.
50 cods MANILLA ROPE.
1 bale BAGGING TWINE.
The above- in store al reduced rates.
A. L. SOLOMON,
Second door from Shiver House,
Oct 18 On Plain street.
TWO MARRIAGES, bv author of "John
Idalia, by the author of "Strathmore."
The Song Without Words, by Cotta Fa?
Draytons and Davenants, by tho same.
The Giraffe Hunters, by Mayne Reid.
The Merchant of Berlin, by author of
Joseph II and His Court and Frederick the
Great and Court.
In-door Sports for boys and Girls.
The Finger-Post to Public Business, con?
ta aing tlio modes of forming societies,
clubs, Ac., rules of debate, Ac.
Gonlbourn on Holy Communion,
And other new publications, for salo at
Opposite Lawyers' Range, Columbia.
Feb 15 R. L. BRYAN.
R*al Meerschaum Pipes,
FO SALE LOW FOR CASH.
JOHN C. SEEGERS A CO.
NAILS, POT WARE.
Tin'd and Jap'd HOLLOWWARE?
Carpenters' and Blackrui's TOOLS
AXES, S. W. Collins' and cnier
PAINTS, OILS and GLASS.
In store and for sale LOW by
FISHER & LOWRANCE.
JOHN H. HEISE,
Con fe ctioner,
WHOLESALE i NB RETAIL
Cl AND EES manufactured daily, at as low
J as can be laid down here from the
North. Corner of Plain and Marion
GREEN PEAS, GREEN CORN. TOMA?
TOES, Peaches, Pine Apple, Lobsters,
Salmon. Oysters. Cranbury Sauce, Egg
Plums, Pie Fruits, fresh Mackerel, Sar?
dines, English and American Pickles, Cat?
sups, Sances, Ac. On hand and for sale
low bv J. A T. R. AGNEW.
FRESH ROLL COUNTRY RUTTER, for
sale bv FISHER A LOWRANCE.
ALE ! ALE !
AFl'ESH SUPPLY just received and
for sale at WHOLESALE and on
DRAUGHT, for cash only.
Feb 13 J JUN C. SEEGERS A CO.
rtK BARRELS EXTRA and SUPERIOR
FLOUR, only for cash.
Feb 13 .1'. C. SEEGERS A co.
ITU FT Y doz. Lass .v. Co.'a TALE ALE,
for sale very low by
Feb 24 ' .L A T. R. AGNEW.
ONE HUNDRED bushels COW PEAS,
for sale bv
Feb 14 " FISHER A LOWRANCE. _
COTTON YARN F?R SALE. "
APPLY to FISHER k LOWRANCE. Co?
lumbia, or to the Carroll Cotton Mills,
Greenville. Terms cash on delivery.
Feb 15 Imo
RECEIVED per Steamers "Carrol,"
"Sea-Gull" and "Lula:"
3,(>00 bus's prime White Marvm.id CORN.
50 bbls. IRISH [Seed] POTATOES.
500 bushels BRAN.
Feb 15_BROWNE A SCHJRMER._
NO MORE CREDIT. We will sell for
CASH ONLY, at. the lowest possible
rates. JOHN C. SEEGERS A CO.
JUST RECEIVED. 5 barrels SUPERIOR
CREAM ALE. For sale low. Apply
to LEVIN A MIKELL,
Feb 3 Washington street.
1 AA CHO?CE Sugar-cured H AMS, just
Xv/vJ received and for sale by
Jan 25 J. A T. R. AGNEW.
1 AA BBLS- REFINED SUGARS, coi
1UU sisting of Crushed, Powdered A
and Extra 0 Sugars, just received and for
sale by J. A T. R. AGNEW.
HERRINGS! HERRINGS! !_
rtr^rv BOXES HERIUNGS, just received
?\}\J and for sale at COc. per box bv
Jan ll) J. A T. R. AGNEW.
Hecker's Self-Raising Flour.
AFULL supply of HECKER'S SELF
RAISING FLOUR, constantly on hand
and for sale at retail bv
Dec 2 J. A T. R. AGNEW.
Choice Family Flour.
FIFTY bbls. MOLSON MILLS FLOUR
Gie be fit article in me market. Just re?
ceived and for sale bv
Feb 9_'J^& T. R. AGNEW.
AFULL assortment of best quality
Cast Steel CIRCULAR SAWS, from 8
to 52 inches in diameter, lust received and
Tor sale low by J. AT. R. AGNEW.
TEN FIRKINS choice GOSHEN BUT?
TER, just received and for sale low by
F?b 9 J. i I, B. AGNEW.
I!? FOR mun DAYS.
The following mentioned Goods can be bought at ENTICING PRICES,
until closed out:
ZEPHYR KNIT GOODS-of till descriptions,
MERINOS. DELAINES, and PARIS POPLINS,
KERSEYS, LINSE YS and CASSIM ERES,
CASHMERE and MERINO HOSIERY.
EXTRA B??G?MS OEEE&ED ttl BUMCETS t
EXTRA BARGAINS OFFERED IN CARPETS AND RUGS !
Our stock of DOMESTIC and STAPLE GOODS, for
Jobbing, is as complete as usual. City and country mer?
chants arc invited to inspect.
SHIVER & BECKHAM.
H E. NICHOLS & CO ,
General Insurance Agents, Stock and Exchange Brokers,
COLUMBIA, S. O.
REPRESENT, anions others, the following well-known FIRST-CLASS COMPANIES:
QUEEN'S INSURANCE COMPANY of Liverpool and London-author?
ized cai.ital ?2,000,000, or nearly..$10.000,000
UNDERWRITERS' AGENCY, New Y'ork-capital and assets over. 3,000,000 1
INTERNATIONAL, New York-capital and assets nearly. 2,000,000
SECURITY, New York-capital and 'assets.'.. 1,500,000
HOME, New Haven-capital and assets. 1,500,000
MANHATTAN, New York-capitol and assets. 1,100,000
NORTH AMERICAN, New York-capital and assets. 760,000
I HOME, Savannah. Ga.-capital and assets. . 500,000
SOUTHERN INSURANCE AND TRUST, Savannah-capital and assets_ 5no,o00
Risks taken on BUILDINGS, MERCHANDIZE, COTTON -in store and on planta?
tions-Household Furniture, Rents, Leases, Mortgages and every description of pro?
perty liable to loss or damage Ly lire, on the LOWEST TERMS. Policies issued pay?
able in gold or currency, and losses promptly paid.
.ETNA Ll FE INSURANCE COMPANY, Hartford-capital and assets nearly $4,060,000.
This liberal and generous company presents great inducements to those who feel that
life is uncertain, and who desire to make a CERTAIN provision for those near and dear,
who otherwise inigbi suffer when they are gone.
SELL EXCHANGE ON NEW YORK, in sums to suit, at the usual rates.
Internal Revenue Stamps, of all denominations, for sale.
ai>- Office corner of Main and Plain streets, over Agnew's store. Sept 9 (?mo
The Adornment of the Head-The
&RAY HEADED people have their locks
restored by it to thc dark, lustrous,
silken tresses of youth, and are happy.
Young people, with light, fade?1 or red hair,
have these unfashionable colors changed
i td a beautiful auburn, and rejoice. People
whose heads arc covered with dandruff and
humors, usc it, and have clean couts and
clear an 1 healthy scalps. Bald-headed
veterans have their remaining locks tight?
ened, and the bare spots covered with a
luxuriant growth of hair, and dance for
joy. Young gentlemen use it because it is
richly perfumed. Young ladies nee it be?
cause it keeps their hair in place. Every?
body must and will use it, because it is the
cleanest and best article in the market.
For sale by FISHER A HEINITSH,
I Hoes, Chains, Axes, &c.
TWO HUNDRED doz. HOES, assorted
sizes ami qualities.
300 pairs PLOW and WAGON TRACE
50 doz. best Warranted AXES.
1,000 Swedes PLOW MOULDS.
With a tu 1 assortment of Plow Steel,
Plantation iron. Wagon and Plow Hames,
Spades, Shovels. Ac. For sale at lowest
market prices for cash by
Jan 25 J. AT.R. AGNEW.
Gun and Blasting Powder.
JUST received and for ?ale low, a com?
plete assortment of Gun, Rifle and
Blasting POWDER, in whole, Half and
quarter kegs, and in canisters, at wholesale
and retail, at very low prices. Also, Safety
Fuse, for Blasting.
ts- Inqnire for DUPONT'S POWDER
it i? the best. .7. A T. R. AGNEW.
TX7"E now offer a full stock of best ENG
W LISH STEEL-FACED ANVILS,
Black.-mith Bellows, Solid Box Vices, Steel
faced Hand and Sledge Hammers, Screw
I'lates. Stocks and Die?, Files, Hasps, Ac,
at a very sinai) advance on cost for cash,
and ot lower rates than they con be brought
fruin iimi other market.
Jan 25 _ J. & T. R. AGNEW.
ANEW and complete assortment just
An eb gant assortment of FISHING
TACK LE-Rods, Reals, Bobs, Hooks,
Lines, Ac At LOW PRICES.
P. W. KRAFT,
Washington street, opposite old Jail.
N. B. -Manufacturing aud repairing
substantially aud neatly executed.
Barber's Patent Adjustable Brace.
JUST received, a complete assortment of
Barber's Patent Adjustable BIT
BRACES, which, for carpenters' and wheel?
wrights' use, are the most convenient and
useful braces made, requiring no adjust?
ment or fitting of the bit to the brace, and
are emphatically the ne plus ultra ot braces.
For sale by th* sola ?gents,
Dee 20 J.iT. R. AGN-W.
LOVEES of THE GOOD THINGS OF
THIS LIFE can have their wants sup?
plied at the above-named RESTAURANT.
Everything connected with the house is in
best order. .MEALS served at short notice.
Private dinner and supper rboms attached.
OYSTERS, FISH, GAME and MEATS
prepared in every stvle.
The best of WINES. LIQUORS, Aldi,
choice SEO ARS and TOBACCO on hand.
ft*>_ FREE LUNCH everv dav at ll
o'clock. T. M. POLLOCK, Proprietor.
Next door West of the Post Ojfice.
??LD respectfully inform his
friends and the public in general
that bo has opened a RESTAURANT at
the above place, where the very liest of
everything in the way of eating and drink?
ing can be obtained at short notice.
CREAM ALE on draught.
LUNCH every day from ll to 1 o'clock.
Fresh OYSTERS constantly on hand.
H/.VING resumed the
'above business, I am pre
Jpared to execute all kinda
of work in the above line at the shortest
notice and most rcasoi abie prices.
A variety of COFFINS constantly otx
hand. Funerals promptly attended.
Anc 30 M. H, BERRY.
At Brennan A Carroll's Carnage Factory.
BBL?. GIBSON'S X, XX, XXX, WHIS?
Rbis. O. Bliss' Old Bourbon WHISKEY.
" Corn and Rye domestic
" Holland Anchor "rIN.
" American Hope "
" Pinet and Rochelle BRANDY.
" Jamaica and Santa Cruz Rum.
" Sweet Malaga Wine.
" Cherry and Madeira Wine.
" OatalggniaX/laret Wine.
" Stourfhtoa^Ktt CTS.
Boxes Boker's sK Krauter Bitters.
" Curacoa and Annisecd Cordial,
" Wt)lfe's Schiedam Schnapps.
With a general stock of GENUINE LI?
QUORS, worthy attention of purchasers, at
fair prices. Call and examino the above
stock before purchasing elsewhere, as
?jreat inducement* will be offered.
A. L. SOLOMON,
Second door from Shiver House.
Oct 18 Oq Phvn street.
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