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Tin Voice of Stiring.
I come, I come, ye have called me long,
I come o'er the mountain? with light and
Ye may trace my step o'er the wakening
By thc winds which tell of the violet's birth,
By the primrose stars iu thc shadowy
By the green leaves opening as I pass.
I have breathed on thc South, and the
By thousands have burst from the forest j
And the ancient graves, and the fallen i
Are veiled with wreaths on Italian plains:
But it is not for me, in my hour ol bloom,
To ?peak of the ruin or the tomb.
Come forth, oh, ye children of gladness, I
Where the violets lie, may now bo your
Ye of the rose-check and dew-bright eye. I
And the bounding footstep, to meet mc dy,
With thc lyre, and thu wreath, and the
Come forth to the sunshine; I may not stay.
The summer is coming, on soft winds
Ye may press thc grane, ye may bind the
For me, I depart to a brighter shore;
Ye are marked with a care, yo are mine no ;
I go where thc lovcJ" who have left you
And the flowers are not death's; fare yo
HASTE** in otnm f ?MH;
Big Epli. Abels' First Drink of Jiiu
maker, and the Consequences
Near thc junction of thc rivers
Yadkin and U-r, in Montgomery
County, North Carolina, in a section
of country remarkable only for thc
monotony of its scenery and thc non
productiveness of its soil, there
stood, when I passed there in the ;
spring of 'G5, the old, ungainly man?
sion of Big Eph. Abels, perched like
a pigeon-box on a projecting knoll,
not sixty yards from the main road,
between Albemarle and Monroe; and
at no great distance below, on thc
banks of the river, half smothered
?with gigantic oaks, stood Abels' mill.
At the mill, in the olden time, they
held their militia musters, barbecues,
fourths of July, pttblic meetings,
gander pullings, quarter races, foot ?
races, fights of man and dog. Here
horses were swapped, trades struck,
all domestic quarrels adjusted, poli?
tics discussed, and all actings and <
doings were looked upon as void of i
legal sanctity if not done and exe?
cuted within the hallowed sound of ;
Abels' mills. ?
It was late one evening, not long ?
after thc surrender of the Western ;
army, that the -writer, with others, ;
was riding over the rough, rnountain
ou3 country in tho vicinity of the
Yadkin, and were whistling away for
want of thought, when our attention
was attracted to a very novel affair,
the conclusion of which wc were de?
termined to see, whether we crossed
the Yadkin or not. Old Mrs. Abels I
was running around the cabin, as if j
for dear life, and Big Eph. after her; i
and as he was swifter on the foot, it
was not long before be was in such j
dangerous proximity to the old lady
that she was forced to right-about and
face him. Wc expected to see a col?
lision-but no;Mrs. Abels exclaimed:
"Now, don't yer bit me, old man;"
and had the uplifted arm of Big Eph.
been struck with paralysis, it could
not have fallen more powerless at bis
"Now, Amelia Jane," said Big
Eph., if yer don't perduce the jug,
I'll sot tlic house on fire."
"Yes, you're a purty feller," chimed
the old lady. "Yer had better git a
bari uv whiskey and kill yerself at
Whether the old lady doubted the
efficacy of the magic words, "Now
don't yer bit me, old man," or whe?
ther she believed that "a good run is
better than a bad stand," is not
known, but the same operation was
repeated six times, and with similar
effect; but when the old lady was
making her seventh revolution, she
stumbled and flew off at a consider?
able tangent, and before she bad
time to say, "Now don't yer bit me,
old man," Big Eph. bad clamped ber,
and forced ber to tell the whereabouts
of the jug.
About this time, we arrived upon
the scene of action, and were wel?
comed in. It was difficult, however,
to persuade the old lady that we were
none of Wheeler's cavalry; for, to
use ber own language, "They tukter
my chickenware wuss nor the colery."
"Sad state of affairs, Mrs. Abels,"
By this time, Big Epb. advanced
with the pig, and, by the cheering
light of the fire, I could observe bim
closely. He bad such winning ways
that any community would stamp
bim as n. r^n^'kiible production
standing fully six feet in bis socks,
with _ thick, shaggy eyebrows, hair
growing promiscuously ad infinitum,
and a mouth whose every turn told
of the humorous character of the
man. The lazy hours were whiled
away with many a tale-Big Eph.
got more and more loquacious under
the influence of sperrits; and the fol?
lowing story I thought too good to
lose, so I give it in bis own rustic
"Yer see, stranger, this comin yais
ter, thirty years ago, (bout that time,
that old stick-in-the-mud, Harry Clay,
war runnin fur President,) mammy
tnk a most powerful allin in bei
misery, and when sLo war tuk with
sich, it war ginerally not a Ieetle and I
stop, brit a powerful site and go on ; j
so they eluded they'd send Big Eph. ; :
(they allers called nie Big Eph., to
extinguish me from dad, who war j
known as Leetie Eph. ;) as I war j
savin, they eluded they'd send me
ater Parson Hanson, so mammy could
gin him her spearuuee, afore she
handed in her checks. Now dad had a
most inity peart sort uv a white, clay?
bank bull yeaiiin wc allers called Je
rico, what he traded fur with old Bob
Sikes. who war whipped fur hoss
stealiu in Georgy, and war married
by Squire Jones to Jeff. Higgins' big
ugly gal Betsey, and dad sot more
store by Je?ico than mammy; so it
war only on speshul okkashuns 1 tvar
lowed to try the creeturs verlocity. It
war mity hot when I struck fur the
Parson, so I eluded I'd call by and
see Bob Sikes; yer sec Bob kep a
.store jest this side uv Turkey Creek.
Nov,- when I say Bob kep a store, I
mean he kep tish hooks and whiskey,
for all tother fetches wimmin folks
bout, and this aiiat thar place no
how. Now yer see. I war raised poa
a blackberry" plantation, and sucked
persimmon beer, and chawed polk
root ever sense I war big enuff to fol?
low mammy long the tater rows, so 1
eluded I'd trv- Bob Sikes' Jimmaker,
bein as my jaws were eny most stuck
tergcther fur want uv ilin, and as I'd
hearn the truck would do one good,
so it war not long afore I drunk the
weight of a good size coon dog in
Jimmaker. Bob .Sikes said thar war
gwine to be a bastin big aig; pickin
over at old "Miss Calline Carters, and
I knowed Amelia Jane Carter (she tis
my wife) would be a few thar; so 1
chided I'd ride* over, whether mammy
gin her spearuuee ur not.
"So, ater lightening Bob Sikes'
truck another gourd full. I put down
the lane. The erik wur not more
nur a quarter oil, and seein a* how
Jerico kinder felt his shucks, and
Big Eph. his Jimmaker. I eluded
I'd try Jerico's verlocity, and sorter
git my hand in fur the next gander
pallin at the mills. So, ater gwine
through the liminaries of a raal pal?
lin, and wrappin my feet tergcther
auder the varmint's belly, oil'I put
like a pack uv skilpin Injuns war ater
me, Jerico knockiu lire oaten the
rocks at uvry jump; so the way I
dang the fence ahint me was not a
leetlc and stop, but a powerful site
and go on. I tarmined to cross the
erik at the bridge, but thar war a
bustiu big pile uv water jest this
side, and I knowed it war diffykilt
steermanship ter make sieh a teristifi
r?atiou, and still grab for a swingin
limb which I lowed for the gander.
I ses to myself, sezT, if I come oaten
safe, I'll hug Amelia Jane Carter per
simmerns yit; if I don't cam oaten
safe, the gal's Bill Rice's. The
stakes war powerful high, and I
kinder felt like backin oat, but I kep
dade ahead till I reached the pile uv
water, when Jerico stopt ander the
shade tree, for vcr know that kind uv
horse liesh am pretickler fond uv
shade trees in hot wether, a ad ..iure
I could say Sister i'heb -, Jerico gol
relarmed at old Bill Bice, who wai
standin on the banks uv the erik, a
lishiu for red horse, in his shat tail,
eny most as nakid as tho leetle koo
pids in the vollerntines. Jerico wai
not asen to sieh sites, so he mude i
suddint turn, and I soon found I wai
ilyin rite over the crii;, and kinde:
kummin agin the water with sicl
verlocity, with a sort av a splutter
ment like two greasy buckwhea
cakes, it war diffykilt to tell, stran
gers, which got the hardest lick, Bi<
Eph. ur that erik; but I sloshed uvr
drap uv water oaten thc erik till i
war nigh onto as dry as a powde
horn, if I did loose Amelia Jane Car
ter. I gin to think, strangers, tha
the kairds war runnin ginst me, ba
I eluded I'd go to the aig pickin
speamnce or no spearance; so off
put afoot, far I knowed it war no us
ter hunt Jerico, far mithin short uv
speshul ressurrekshitu could git hit
and Big Eph. together; far old Bi
Rice sed the last he seed uv him h
war smokiu like a tar kiln, and th
way he war makin for the swamp wa
not a leetle and stop but a powerft
site and go on. lt was nigh ont
dark when I throwed my shade
across Miss CaUine's door-sill, and a
soon as she seed me, she set up an
sez: 'Why, bless me, Ephriam, I'I
mity glad fur to see yer; why, a sil
uv you am good fur sore izes. Wei
well, but Amelia Jane, run and fete
Ephriam a goose's aig. I know tl;
poor chile wants o tie.' I sez, sez '.
.Miss Calline, yer talkiu sense noi
far a goose ain't throwed a shadow i
dad's deadnius sence Inst foddi
pallin; the way thc collery ran tin
em was not a leetle and stop, bat
powerful site and goon.' 'How
yer mammy?"' sez old Miss Callin
I sez. sez I, 'Oh, she's powerful fin
Bat where's the boys?' sez L chang
the subjeck. 'Jeffrey and Jake Pet
went to Bob Sikes' ater sum Jiniin
ker, but t'wont be a long spell afo
they'll cum. But you and Mel
muse yourself; I'm powerful bus^
Bimeby, Melia Jane foteh me a kt
lered goose aig; it was died as pur
as a checked connie.1 ce. ana when
looked at the aig ami then at Mel
Jane, I chided that war my time, ai
when I went to pull my char clos
ter her, I found I couldn't pull t
char, for the Jimmaker had sorl
tangled my feet; so I kep my se?
"Now, I never had much larnin;
war ginerally like the cut of my co
mity slim; but I had a way uv div
rite slap into a subjeck, soorter li
Wheeler's kavalry into a heu-roo
and when I axed Melia Jane if s
vas nd uv goose aigs, I know
she'd say yes; then I up and sez, sez
T, it's powerful kurous. Melia, I takes
to goose aigs myself, and I was
gwine ter say we'd better git married,
being as we both hived the sumo !
thing, when sieh another racket 1
ain't heard afore nur since. I thort
the yairth war rollin round fur thc
Inst time, and gin ter think that ef
the iast big sheep sheariu bad realy
arriv, Big Eph. would be swinged
wusseen a coon's tail in a coal fire.
Meli;? Jane looked as solom as a pack
uv ghosts. In cum Jeffrey and Jake
Beter, old Miss Calline and all tho
gills, yelliu like tarnation, that th?
boys had treed a sperrit beyant the
hill in a spring branch, and that it
war the most surwagerous crittear
they ever seed.
"Old Miss Calline sed it was mithin
but that old witch, Jane Ashley. The
pesky old whipporwill, sez she. has
bin seen afore, ever sence I fused ter
let lier have that bugle-tail sow uv
mine. Mv cups ami sasses is nigh
all broke.* There's no luck bout the
house while the nasty, stinkin critter
'vi felt kinder jubonswheu the old
lady axed me ter vance on the critter,
fur I war not pertickier fond uv
sperrits in that shape, no bow; but I
knowed it enything will knock the
skeart outen vcr, twould Vie a drink
up Jimmaker; so ater I tuk a good
ful! uv it, 1 felt like 1 could whip my
wait in witches. So off we puts fur
the spring branch, Imidin the musket
in my ban. Twant long afore we j
struck the brandi. Thinks I to my?
self. I'll resk my chances with Bill !
Bice agin fur the gal. Se. gest as ;
soon as I sot my peepers or. the crit- ;
1er. I 'knowed it war a grave-yard
perduction. So, I se?, ter myself, sez |
I, old grave-yard, ei sich is sieh, the I
gals mine; ci not. she's Bill Bice's, j
And tile way 1 Hung shot into the j
critter war not a leetle, and stop, but i
a powerful site and go on. Mud flew 1
round thickeru bees a swarmiu; but'
ghosts uv departed roosters, visions
of defunct wild-cats, if I hadn't shot
Jerico, you may take my hide fur j
tan-bark. You see, strangers, Jerico j
bad cum with sieh verlocity ater
tossin me in the erik, that when he I
struck the blue pity mud up the i
branch, he div rite smack up to his ?
shoulders'nnd stuck, lint I can't go '
over eny more of it-it teciies in a
tender pint, awussern a tite shoe pon '
a sore to. I ain't teched Jimmaker I
sense, fur the way dad walloped me :
beat all. It was not a leetle and i
stop, but a powerful site and go on." i
A. W. B.
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Dining Room and Chamber i l ilNiTURE,
Canopy and Victoria Bedsteads, for thc
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, price._ Sept 19 Gmo
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?710R the sale of COTTON, COTTON
" YARNS, SHEETINGS, Naval Stores,
Ac, and for the purchase of Merchandize
generally-, CO J'earl Street, Xetr York.
Consignments to us from every point in
the South fully protected by insurance as
soon as shipped. Julv l-l ly
J. E. STENIlOUSE, ALLAN MACAULAY.
An Ordinance to Ran? .Supplies for
Bett ordained by th" Mayor .md Alder?
men of the City of Columbia, i, Council
assembli d. omi hythe authority at vee same,
That a tax to cover tho period from Janu?
ary 1, lsi>7, to January 1, 1868, for the -nuns
and in the manner hereinafter mentioned,
shall bc- raised and paid into the public
treasury of the said city, for thc u-e ; nd
1 service thereof.
SEC. I. That is to say, one dollar one very
hundred dollars of tin assessed va'.ue of
I real istate lying within the limits ot' .??aid
? city; and the value of ali taxable rea! es
! tate within the city el' Columbia shall be
j assessed by thc City Assessor
i S::c. II. And be ii further ordained, That
; each male person . v^. the age of fifteen
i years and under thc age of sixty years
-had pay a tax of one dellar.
I SEC. Lil. Fifty cents shall be levied upon
I every hundred dollars of sales of goods,
I wares and merchandize, embracing sales
j of alt articles <>t" trad' tor barter or cx
I chango, which shall be made hy resident
merchants, traders ano dealers, within the
city of Columbia, from tl:?' tirat day of
I January, one thousand eight hundred aad
S?c. IV. A d w hereas many persons sei
: rip temporary shops or stores for the sale
ot merchandize, after thc time fixed for
assessing taxes, and close the .-ame before
I the return <>;' the tax thereon, so as to
I avoid tin pavment of taxes to the eitv
; altogether: if, li fm -thee or>.la ined, That all
. such dealers shall, upon opening shop ur
j store in tho city of Columbia, pay to thc
, City Clerk thi sum of twenty-five di liars,
j which shall bc allowed him in the nexi
I settlement for taxes, and tho overplus, it
any. 1 returned to him: and hitch tran
? sient dealer shall pay ons dollar on every
one hundred dollars of sabs of goods,
wares and merchandize. On failure to pay,
after being notified, thc Mayor shall fortu
! with i^sue an execution against the de?
faulters, and collect thc money in thc usual
Si:.-. V. There shall bc levied o;:e pel?
een t. upon sales at auction of all goods,
the property of persons who aro residents
of the city of Columbia. One and a hali
per cent, upon sades at auction of all goods
property of non-residents. One-half per
cent, upon sales at auction of real estate
and stocks of every description: Provided,
never lticless, That* no tax shall bc levied
upon any sales at auction made by order
of court or process of law.
SEC. VI. That all men-bants and others
selling any goods, wares and merchandize
on consignment shall paya tax of one per
cent, on all such goods, wares and mer?
chandize sold by them; and tho persons
mentioned in this and in the three preced?
ing sections of this Ordinance, shall be re?
quired ti? make quarterly returns of their
sales, and to pay the taxes assessed there?
by to the City Clerk at the end of each and
SEC. VII. Andie it further ordained,ly
the auOtority aforesaid, That a tax of one
percent, shall be paid on the premiums
received by each and every insurance com?
pany, or agent or agency thereof, doing
business in this city and "chartered by the
State of South Carolina: the agents of all
companies not chartered hythe State-shall
pay one and a half per cent, on all premi?
ums received by them. And it shall be thc
duty of every insurance company, or the
officers or the agents thereof, to make
quarterly returns, under oath, to the City
Clerk, of the amount of premiums for the
quarter preceding, undei a penalty of two
dollars for each and every day that such
company or agent or agency may neglect
fir refuse to make returns and pay the said
tax-to be collected by execution, as in
other cases provided for the collection of
thu s and forfeitures.
SEC. VIII. Audit it. further ordained, by
the authority aforesaid, That two dollars
shall be paid on each and every horse,
mare, stallion, gelding and mule, kept or
used within the city of Columbia, besidi s
thc tax on vehicles, as follows: Ten dol?
lars shall be ]??iiii on each and every four
wheeled pleasure carriage or barouche,
drawn by two or more horses; five dollars
on each and ever., one horse carriage, bug?
gy, barouche, gig or sulky, not used for
hire: ten dollars on every vehicle used for
til!-breaking or exhibiting of horses and
mules; fifteen dollar- on each hack or car?
riage, drawn by two horses, and run foi
the conveyance ot passengers for hire:
eight dellars on each and every one horse
buggy, gig cr sulky, kept or used for hire:
ten dollars on each and every four horse
wagon; eight dollars ou each two horse
wagon: six dollars or each -one horse
wagon, cart or dray; twenty dollars or:
each express wagon; fifteen dollar.- or
each and every omnibus or ?tage: and a!
person.- commencing to use or run anj
carriage- or other vehicle, after tho time foi
the payment of taxes, shall pay from th<
time they commenced to use or van stiel
carriage or vehicle, to the end of the year
in proportion to tuc rate of taxes per an
mun: Provided, That no person shall bi
allowed to use any omnibus, wagon, dray
cart, or other vehicle, for the transporta
tion of baggage or passengers from om
part of the city to another, until the owne:
thereof shall have given bond to the city
to be taken by the City Clerk, with two o:
more good sureties, in the sum of five hun
dred dollars, conditioned that such owne:
will pay ali damages that may result fron
the foss or injury to baggage or passen
gels, while being carried on the omnibus
wagon, dray, cart or othe r carriage of sud
owner, or after being entrusted to the cns
tody of the driver thereof, or any of hi
assistants. And any person offendini
herein shall be liable to a fine of live dol
lars per day for each day such wagon, cart
dray or other fiarriage for carrying bac
gag"? or passengers, may be run befor
such bond is given: And provided, further
That nothing herein contained shall exton
to any of the above enumerated vehicle
not used, although kept within thc limit
of the city: Ami provided, also, Tii.it ne
thing herein contained shall be construe
to extend to wagons, carts, drays or cai
riages, geing to or from market, ar.
owned by non-residents of said city.
Amll? ll further ordained, Thatatax i
two dollars shall be paid on each and ever
horse, mare, stallion, gelding and muh
.-old in this city by or on account of an
horst- trailer or livery stable keeper; an
the keeper of every livery stable sha
make quarterly returns, on oath, ol sue
sales at his stable, and pay the tax thcreoi
.under a penalty of two dollars ncr day fi
failure to make such returns ana paymem
at the end of the quarter.
SEC. IX. Andie it further ordained, Th:
no person -hall let er hire any wagon, ea
i>r dray, or other carriage, or run any on
mibus," et age, hack or o*'-er carriage, fi
the transportation of go da or passenger
j within the limits of said i... , withoutlia
ing first obtained a badge from the Ci:
[ Clerk, to ec placed on some conspicuo!
part ol che vehicle; ab o, a badge with
number by which he may be identified ai
known, t i be worn on a conspicuous pa
! of his person by the driver of such omi
? bus, wagon, cart, dray or other carriag
under a penalty of five dollars for each ai
every day thai such vehicle shall be :
ran, to be recovered by information befo
thc Ma vor, or an v one of the Aldermen
SEC. X. Whereas all male persons b
tween thc ages of sixteen and fi?tv vea?
' residing within the limits of the city
Columbia, are required by thc laws of tl:
State to work upon the streets of the sa
city for full twelve days in each and eve
year: De it Uterkfore ordained, That each j
and every person liable to work on the |
streets of the said city of Columbia may
and shall be excused from the perform?
ance of said duty, upon the payment of
?ive dollars to the Citv Clerk: and each and
? very person so liable, who Khali fail to
pay the said sum of five dollars within thc
time hereinafter specified, ?hall, when
summoned to do se, be required to work
upon (?if streets of thc said city for full
twelve days, under the direction of the
! acting overseer ol sire ts; and it auv such
I person or perseus shah neglect or'refuse
co work upon the said streets at thc time
1 when summoned, such person or persons
: shall be tined two dollars for each and
: every day that he or tin y shall neglect or
; refuse- so to work, to be recovered by in?
formation before tlc Mavor and Aldermen
. in Council assembled. And it shall bo the
' dntv of the City Clerk, and of the Chief of
Police, to report to thc said Mayor and
i Aldermen all default* rs T cither of the
clauses of this section,
j SEC. XI. Thatior a lief nso to retail spi
I rituous liijuM's, in quantities loss than a
i quart, thc sum o? one h uv.'Ire, I a:. 1 ?if?y
I dollars per annum si all bc paid in atf
; vance; and tor a license to sell spiritu?
ous liquors in quantities of a quart or
. more, the sum of seventy-five dollars
per annum shall be paid in advance:
\ Prodded, That no license to sell spi?
rituous honers shan be granted for" a
shorter period than six mouths: And pro?
vided, further, That thc granting or with?
holding ol'licenses, in each particular case,
i w ill be at thc discretion of the Citv Coun?
cil. And the City Clerk shall be entitled
t<> receive, for issuing each ana every
: license, the sum of two dollars; to be paid
hythe per-on orpersons licensed.'
SEC. X?I. One per cent, on the incomes
of brokers, and one per cent, on all in?
comes derived from commission business,
ortho practice of professions, within the
limits o? the city, including the professions
of law. physic, dentistry and architecture.
SEC. XIII. Two dollars upon each and
every dog shall be paid by th? person or
persons on whose premises thedogis kept.
And the police of the city of Columbia arc
herein- authorized and required to take up
and hold twenty-four hours before dispos?
ing of him each and every dog found run?
ning at large within the limits ol' said cor?
poration, and not having on a badge or
collar, furnished bv authoritv of said citv.
SEC. XIV. Andie it, further ordained, ty
the authority aforesaid, That no equestrian
or theatrical performance, or other exhibi?
tion for gain, shall be held in thc city ol
Ciihnnlna. without a license from thc Mayor
thereof first had and obtained, sud the
payment, in advance, tc? the City Clerk ol
twenty-five dollars for each and. every ex?
hibition, and such sum as the Mayor may
assess for theatricals or other exhibitions
fur gain: and each and every person exhi?
biting for gain, without first having ob?
tained said license and thc payment ot said
tax in advance, shall be lined in a sum not
less than double the amount of said tax,
in mama r hereinbefore provided for tho
imposition of flues and forfeitures.
SEC. XV. And lc it further ordained,
That an annual tax of fifty dollars shall be
paid upon each and every bagatelle, poole
or keele, or hilliard table, and upon every
bowling saloon, nine or ten pin alley, or
pistol gallery, kept within thu limitso'f the
said city; -uni the sum of one hundred dol?
lars shall bu paid, in advance, for a license
til keep or have a cock-pit within the limite
of the said city, and no license for such
cock-pit shall be granted for any time with?
in the fiscal year fo; i less sum than one
hundred dollars : Provided, That no per?
son or persons shall open any one of thc
places of amusement mentioned in this
section, until heorthey shall haveobtainec
a license for that purpose from the Cit\
t'liuneil, and shall have entered into bond
with two or more good securities, to tin
Mayor and Aldermen, in the sum of five
hundred dollars, conditioned to observe
the laws of the State and city, aiid par
ticularlythe laws against retailing. An}
person opening any such establishment
within this city, without first having ob
fained the license and given bond as afore
said, shall bu subject to a tine not exceed
iug fifty dollars fQr each day such estab
lishme?t shall be kept open or used; also
that such place shan be considered, and i
hereby declared to be. a nuisance-, and lia
bl'.- lo bc abated as such.
SEC. XVI. .-I nd tie U further ordained
That each amt every occupant of any rea
estate, upon whose premises water i
brought by pipes or otherwise from tho cit
reservoir, shall pay to the City Clerk, a
tin- same time with the othcrtaxes impose
by this Ordinance, such sum as may lie as
s?ssed bv the Committee ot. the Wate
SEC. XVII. And be it further nedo;,,,*
Thia inasmuch as many transie nt dealer
in goods, wares anil merchandize, tithe
as principals or agents, including spirit!
mis liquors, make sales by ti e exhibitio
oi samples, that such dealers shall make
deposit of lir'cy dollars with tin City Cler!
and before they leave the city they sha
make a return of sales, under oath, uro
which return two and a half per cent, sha
be levied and paid to the City Clerk, wi
shall account at the time of such paymei
for the dcpo.-it made with him.
SEC. XVIII. Andie it further ordainei
That each and every express compau;
transacting business" within the limits i
this city, shall make quarterly returns i
their gross receipts and pay one per cen
on the amount of such return at the eu
of each quarter; and that each and evei
telegraph company shall, in like mamie
make quarterly returns of their gross r
ceipts, on which return shall be paid a ti
of one-half per cent.
Six. XIX. And. it is furtlter ordaine
That each and every hotel, private boar
ing house, or house" of entertainment, r
ceiving transient travelers, and each pu
lie eating house, or saloon, shall pay a ?;
of one-half per cent, upon their gro
receipts, to be paid quarterly. That cai
battier shop shall paya tax of three d(
lars for each quarter in advance.
SEC. XX. And le- it further ordairu
That each and every cotton press, and cc
ton gin, within the corporate limits of tl:
city, shall be required to procure of t
City Clerk a license for the same, and sh
pay one hundred dollars per annum
each gin or prc-as, to be paid quarterly.
SEC. XXI. And be ii further ordmm
That if any person or person.- shall fa
neglect or refuse to make a return to t
City Clerk, on oath, of all his. her or th
taxable 'property, income, sales, or otl
things taxed by "thia Ordinance, on or !
tore thu 1st day of March next, such pi
son or persons shall be then assessed
thc Assessor for all his, her or their p:
pertv, or other things taxed by this Or
nance, according to the best fnformati
which he can obtain of the value of su
taxable property; ami such person or p
sons who shall fail, neglect or refuse
make a return, as aforesaid, or pay the t
thereon, on or before the 15tn of Mar
next, shall be subject to and pay, in sol
tion to said tax. live per cent, on thc win
amount of his. lier or their tax, as impos
by this Ordinance. And tin- said Clerk
hereby required to collect and receive t
taxes and dues levied ami imposed by V,
Ordinance, and all arrears of former ta:
and dues, and make a return thereof, a
of all persons who shall then be in defai
to the Mayor and Aldermen, on thc li
dav of March next.
SEC. XXII. And be it further ordain
That the said Mayor and Aldermen si
issue their execution against each t
every person who shall be reported by
said Clerk to hare failed, neglected or re?
fused to make returns or pay the taxes^
imposed by this Ordinance, within thetinu.M
hen in prescribed, which said execution*
shall ho lodged with the Sheriff of Rich
land District, to be collected according to
the provision-- of the Ac-ts of the General
Assembly ol this state in such case made
and provid? d.
Done and ratifh d in Council assembled,
under the corporate seal of the city cf
Columbia, this eighth day of F< bru?ry,
Anno Domini one thousand eight l.tt.:
dred and sixtv-seven.
THEODORE STARK, M?v< 1.
.1. s. MCMAHON-. City Clerk.
Tho Great American Blood Puri?er.
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IT1EE QUEEN'S DELIGHT th. great
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invigorating, rejuvenating and blood
cleausiug cordial known to the world.
In introducing this new and extraordi?
nary medicine to thc public, observation
leads tts to ri mark that too litt!? au? ..ti m
Many diseases, and. too, many complaints,
whir:: h.ive their origin in a vitiated state
of the blood, are treated only as symptoms
and results; whereas. Lf the rentedv had
been applied to enrich thc blood and ren?
der it ' pure, both causo and effect would
have been removed. The Queen's Delight
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for those diseases arising from an impure
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consequently renders the blood, pure. It
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sooner begins to live than ho begins to
die, and that the characteristics of thc
living organism are ceaseless change and
ceas.-less waste.'" It is obvious, therefore,
to every relleciing mind, that unless the
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blood, to use the Queen's Delight.
Females of delicate constitution, suffer?
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in consequence of those complaints which
nature imposes at the period of change,
have a pleasant and sure remedy in tho
Children whose fair and ruddy complex?
ion gave early promise of health and
beauty, but too soon become blanched and
pale by some hereditary taint of the blood,
will have the rich boon restored by using
the Queen's Delight.
Thc unacclimated and persons traveling
into warm countries will find the Queen's
Delight a great protection from all malari?
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in a change of climate, diet and life.
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Compound is attracting the attention of
every one, not only at home, but abroad.
The merits uf this compound aro being
felt anil appreciated evervwhere. Hear
what they say of it in New York: ''It is &
remedy of much importance and value,
exerting au influence over ali the secre?
tions, which is unsurpassed by any other
knowe, alterative, lt is ext< nsively used in
all the various fi inns ol' primary and
secondary syphilitic affections; also, in
scrofulous, hepatic and cutaneous diseases,
in which its use is followed by thc niu.s-.
successful resui ts."'
Its properties as a remedy were first in?
troduced to the notice of thc profession by
Dr. Thos. Young simons, of Si .nth Carolina,
as early as 1S2S, as a valuable alterative re?
medy in syphilitic affections, and others re?
quiring use of mercury. Dr. Simons' state?
ments have b> en endorsed and extended
by Dr. A. Lopez, of Mobile, and Dr. H. E.
Frost, of Charleston. From the reports in
its favor, there seems no reason to doubt
the efficacy of this medicine ni Secondary
Syphilis, Scrofula, Cutaneous Diseases,
Chronic Hepatic Affections and other com?
plaints benefited by alterative medicines.
For sai.- wholesale and retail bv
FISHER A HEIN?TSH,
Dec 27 Druggist.-, Columbia. S. C
HOES AND CHAINS'
.4/ the. Sion of the Golden Pad-Lock.
ONE HUNDRED doz. HOES, assorted
qualities and siz.-s.
500 pairs TRACE CHAINS, assorted
In store and for sait- CHEAP for CASH by
Jan 24 JOHN C. DIAL. '
-1 f\f\ DRLS. REFINED SUGARS, con
JLv/v/ si-ting of Crnshed, Powdered A
and Extra C Sugars, just received and fur
sale bv J. A T. R. AGNEW.
ANEW and complete assortment just
An elegant assortment e.; FISHING
TACKLE-Rods, Reels, Robs, Hook.-,
Lines, Ac. At LOW PRICES.
P. IV. KP AFT.
Washington street, opposite old Jail.
N. ll.-Manufacturing and repairing
substantially and neatly executed.
THE ladies, gentlemen and young peo?
ple of Columbia, who mav be in want
of "SOMETHING TO WEAR," arc re spect?
fully and earnestly invited by thc ladies ol
the Industria! Association to call at their
Work-room, in the Female Academy, and
examine the articles which they have now
n ady for .-ale. Some one will" always be
found ready to exhibit the ready-made gar?
ments and to receive orders from those
who may wish to have work done neatly
The object of the Association is to fur?
nish constant employment to those who,
having been impoverished by the war, now
depend on the needle for daily bread.
Docs not such an object commend itself to
the hearts of our citizens'.-' Or must the
anxious applicants for work be told that
./'o-/? opie prefer Northi i n-niad.egarments,
and that there is, therefore, no more work
for them? Shall it be said that such an
Association as this cannot be sustained in
the capital of South Carolina? _ Jan 10
Toothache Cured in One Minute.
TIE most violent toothache relieved in
one minute. For sale by
FISHER .v HEINITSH, Pharmacist-.