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. Sjmday VQrnwg, August 1J, 1867. .
Oar cotcmporary of the Charleston
Mercury, in discussing tlie question
as to when a revulsion in feeling al
.tho North will come, has the follow?
..There is nothing to ho gained hy"
kicking 'against, the pricks, and we
care not to trust to a hopo that a
moment niay sweep away. It maybe*"
that the Northern people amrmore.
cruel in spirit than they were two
years ago-(hat they are more dis?
posed to crush us now than they
were six months since. It may be
that Congress but represents the feel?
ing of its constituents; that it is bot
the moderato niouth-pieco of in?
censed Northern opinion. It may be
that measures harsher- than any of
which wo yet.have knowledge maybe
proclaimed against us; that confisca?
tion, incarceration, banishment may
brood over us in tnrn. But -Ul these
things will not change onr earnest
belief-a belief ; as earn est as ' our '.be?
lief in our own hoing-that lliereioill
bea revu?ion af popular feeling in the
North, and that diere will be a tide in
our affairs, upon die bosom of which
our people may safely ride to fortune."
For some years before the war, and
for all the dreary years since its com?
mencement, we ' have hoped-al?
though we must confess not with a
--very Kvoly faith-to see and realize its
'benefits, this long-promised re-aotion
in the popular feeling at the North.
But every succeeding opportunity
these people have had to manifest
this popular feeling, it has only de?
veloped as more deep-rooted and
bitter than those which went before.
Experience has taught us and the
Southern people not to "trust a hope
that a moment may sweep away,"
?and which has been swept away so
.often, that we thought no sensible
man could ever bo induced to trust
io it again. No, the only "tide in our
affairs, upon the bosom of whieh onr
. people (that is to say, the present
generation,) may safely ride to for?
tune"-good or bad-is to mount the
platform, or clamber into the raft,
which Congress has constructed for
us, and make tho best of it, using our
exertions in the most efficient me?
thod to reach a harbor of peace.
This thing of waiting for "a revulsion
of public feeling" at tho North is all
moonshine, and has already led tho
South into almost inextricable diffi .
cullies, and brought upon her de?
voted head all tho innumerable evils
she now groans under.
There is ono thing that we - desire
io call the attention of all our read?
ers to, und that is, that tho more act
of availing themselves of the privilege
of registration does not commit thom
toan endorsement of tho reconstruc?
tion Acts, or to voting for a conven?
tion. It is simply au act of qualifi?
cation, conferring upon them tho
right to vote as they please on tho
questions at issue. They should bear
in mind that, having registered, they
can vote for or against a convention,
can select their men to represent them
in that bodyj and can vote to udopt
or reject the constitution it may sub?
mit for their approval.
This is an important point for those
qualified to consider. The mere
registration of their names does not'
commit them one way or tho other,
and, indeed, if they choose, they
may refuse to vote at all. But, by
registering, they will have secured
that option, whereas the neglect to do
so preoludes them from exercising
their judgment at the ballot-box of
either men or measures, and disquali?
fies them from voting for or against
either, so long as theso laws ure in
force. Register, then, if you do not
go near the ballot-box, and thus pre
serve to yourselves tho highest privi -
loge conferred upon tho oitizen.
Agrave mistake-accidentally bury?
ing a man alike.
_J_ I '
Tho Now York Herald think? it
strange that it does notihear of ex?
tensive investments, powerful com?
panies and great schemes for tile
introduction of manufacturing estab
I Hshments in the Southern States,
j from cotton and woolen - factories,
' from iron and steel* to loather boots
.andshoes and faming, implements.
It says very .truly, that the Sooth bas
not only the fineBt j region in ; to?
'VtnMTt?T cotton growing, traf "the
best facilities un cl greatest advantages
far cotton manufactures to.ajiy ex?
tent," and.adds, that from its 'gene?
rous soil and mild winter climate,
I men can live more cheaply and real
1 ize largor profits from manufactures
j of all kinds than can be made in Now
England or Old England, if thoy
only go properly into the business.
The Herald then says that meu of
capital, looking about' ?or-Mnvest
ments, will find their best field in the
No paper knows better than the
Bferald tko true position of the South?
ern States at the present time. All
that is said in the editorial to which
we allude is true, and it has not over?
drawn the picture in its statements of
tho resources of the South. She does
present the best field for investment
(as well in manufactures as in agri?
culture) that can bo found anywhere;
her resources, both as regards her
soil and its abundant products aud
her mineral wealth, aro boundless
j but, as the Herald well knows, they
[ are not available, because capital and
labor will not come to the rescue.
The Herald is not ignorant of this
state of things, and the expression
? that it thinks it strange that such and
? such things should not be, is merely
i a sort of prefatory introduction to
the subject to which attention is to be
If the Herald, like the immortal
"J. N.," the peripatetic philosopher,
could "lift the veil and remove the
pressure," its glowiug predictious ol
the future of the South would no
doubt be speedily realized. But her
[ future is closely veiled in obscurity,
while tho pressure on all her ener?
gies and capabilities is crushing iu itt
effects. Patience and endurance maj
soe the accomplishment of many ol
the brightest predictions which hav?
been uttered for the South; but oh
how many of ber people, in tho mean
time, will sink, never to rise again
beneath the buffeting waves of at
ANEAT SETT of ST?RE FIXTURES
including Counters, Cornices, Shelv?
ing, Ac, all complete, and affording ai
excellent opportunity for furnishing a uei
store. Applv at this oflice. Aug ll 5
GA C. RAILROAD BONDS.
. C. .'c 8. C. Railroad Stock.
New York Exchange.
WANTED-C. A S. C. Railroad Bond
and Coupons. THOS. E. GREGG A CO.
REL! AELE LYE F
IN IRON DO XES,
JVST IK AT
JACKSON'S DRUG ST OM
Aug ir_ 2_
C L A lt E T .
ON TUESDAY next, 13th inst., we wi
"have on draught on? pipe CLARE'J
Vcr; LOW for casu by
Aug ll E. A G. D. HOPE.
NEW FLOUR, SYRUP WW CORN
K BBLS. BEE-HIVE 8YR?P.
O 500 bushels Whito and Mixed CORN.
100 sacks Extra FAMILY FLOUR. Lo
for cash by E. A G. D. HOTE.
MA HOUSE, on Main street, contait
ing six rooms. On tho premises ai
a good kitchen, stable and all nccci
sary out-buildings. Tho location is oppi
sito tho South Carolina University. Fe
further particulars, apply to JOHN Mell
TOSH, Main street, one squaro below tl
State House. _Aug 11 (!
JUST received at
Ango J. C. SEEGERS A CO.'S.
THE IBON-OL-AD.-The lost military
act of Congress required that the
"ironrciad oath" shaH bo taken by
all persons hereafter appointed or
elected to office during the Provi?
sional government It seems to bo
understood that this oath will not
be required of members of the State
Constitutional Convention. .
A banana tree, fall of fruit, in tho
garden of Hon.-George A. Tr?nholm,
m Charleston, is.attracting considera?
D. B. AMo??ilghi, Esq.', from ill
health,,.]) us-, disaolxad-his .copueciiou,..
with the \Yionsboro News.
PARTIES who expect, me to OIN their:
COTTON wifi.^eKft Wffy me at once, and
state thc probable time and amount to be
Ginned. W. B. LOWRANCE.
August'l i:; I _? _'_
Ohicora Base Ball Club.
AN EXTRA MEET?NG of this CLUB
will be held on MONDAY EVENING
next, at 8 o'clock. Punctual attendance
requested. Bv order of tho President.
August ll 1* I. S?LZBACHER, Sec'y.
Ready for the Season, at the
Seud your order to the
South Carolin:! Conon din W.whuiisf.
THEY OIN Faster. Cleaner ami make a
better Sample than any Gins in the
I country with the same power. They have
been adopted by the East India Cotton
I Agoney Company, by the Manchester Cot
! ton Supplv Association, by tho Viceroy of
Egypt, and by tho Governments of Turkey,
Brazil, Italy, Greece and ludia, iu their
efforts to raiso this staple in their midst;
and their merits are even more fully un
I derstood by those using them in our own
i country during the laut two years. They
I ?are also warranted to give satisfaction, or
Corn Shellers, Feed Cutters,
PLOWS, CULTIVATORS, &c.
Wood's MOWING and
j^?g??S*??T??which have taken the first
?ftW^^itiH r1""'1""' :lt the Paris Ex
The following gentlemen, to whom I
have recently sold these Machines, will
gladly tostifv to their meritB:
Dr. B. W. Taylor, Columbia, S. C.
W. L. Mikoll,"Columbia, ?. C.
I Gen. J. J. Bratton, Winnsboro, S. C.
I M. E. DeGraffenreid, Chester, s. C.
I O. C. Wells, Newberry, 8. C.
J. P. Kinard, Newberry, a. C.
i J. F. Hitchers, Union, S. C.
I L. A. Lowrance, Salisbury,)N. C.
i Terms accommodating. "Address,
\V. B. LOW II AN C K,
i South Carolina Cotton Gin Warehouse,
_Ane; ll 18_Columbia, 8. C.
HAVING removed mv F?R-_
NIT?RE buaineas to tho Na-fil
? WMBWItional Express obi st mid, I kai
I would oe glad to Bee my former pa- *l?
trous and the public generally give mc a
call, as I.have a nico stock of FURNITURE
? on hand, aud will make to order or repair
I anything in the Furniture line very reason
I able, and workmanship to please "even tho
most fastidious. JEROME FAGAN,
Washington st., bet. Main and Assem'y,
A few doors from old stand.
1 _ Aug 10 _ timo _
Bacon and Tobacco.
ONE THOUSAND lbs. Country BACON
I 1,000 lbs. Killickinick Smoking Tobacco.
I 10 boxes low-priced Chewing *
3 bales ~-H Heavy Shirting For sale low
by ALFRED TOLLESON.
j Aug 0_7_
I Violin and Guitar
ALARGE and choice selection ol ge?
nning JTAIAAN STRINGS-aome
j thing very durable, and also desirable, for
? their clear sweet tone.
Also, a full assortment of VIOLONCEL?
LO STRINGS; a varietv of VIOLIN
BOWS. SCREWS, TAIL " and Ft.GEF
ROARDS, VIOLIN BRIDGES, ROSIN. Ac.
Just received at E. POLLARD'S.
Aug 4 mw24*
FLOUR? FLOUR !
FIFTY, bags uew EXTRA FAMILY
FLOUR, In bags of i'8 lbs. For Ball
I by ALFRED TOLLESON.
I Au^' 0
FLOUR! FLOUR! !
IJ1RESH-GROUND FLOUR, at wholesale
. and retail, at
I AUK 6 JOHN C. SEEGERS A CO.'S.
WANTED, 200 or 300 bush '-* WHEAT
for which tho highest Harket price
will bo paid. T. WIRRELT,
Aug ft fi*_Columbia, 8. C.
Harvey's Rat and Mice Paste.
O KT li JD OF THE HATS.
HARVEY'S RAT PASTE extorminatef
Rats, Mice, Roaches and Ants from
your store-room, corn houses or cribs
your kitchens, your houses; eavea you mo
ney in provldiug for these thieves; a suit
euro for these depredators and destroyers
For sale by FISHER A HEINITSH",
Aug 7 Druggists.
J^ttheWA Brown, who is charged
idtth the njinrder of N. Beroghi, has
b$en granad bail bj ??dge Green in
$e su^ o?$10,000.
FINK?&G BATES.-Mr. George Lever
will please accept onr thanks for a
liberal supply of flue, juicy grapes
of the Madeira and Malaga varieties.
Mr. Lever is a thoroughly successful
tiller br the soil-his fruits and vege*
ISTues^ottpKtf ulffRvorabTyf we* verily
boMevfe, with any that cnn be pro?
duced in ^bi? vicinity.
Mr. Qs A- 'Kenffer, au old and_ effi?
cient flour and grain merchant, of
Charleston, has made arrangements
with Messrs. Street Brothers & Co.
to sell on commission all kinds of
l>roduce consigned to them. Mr. N.'s
experience in the business is n sufli
; clent guarantee that nil matters en?
trusted to him will be faithfully at?
MEAD'S GRAPE CULTURE.-The full
title of this new work is "AirElemen?
tary Treatise ou American Grape
Culture and Wine-making," by Pe?
ter B. Mead, illustrate- with nearly
200 engravings drawn from nature.
A handsome octavo of 483 rages,
just issued by Harper & Brothers.
It treats of all the facts and prin?
ciples involved in grape-growing
and wine-making, laying them clearly
in order before the reader, and link?
ing them together with just so much
of the theory as is necessary to ex?
plain lucidly their relations to eaoh
other, and unite them in the mind of
the student in one harmonious and
systematic whole. The author, a
practical wine-maker, claims to have
given in this book a simple record of
his own practice aud experience,
stating no fact that he bad not re?
peatedly verified, and which may not
be repeated by others with like re?
sults. His idea is, that any man
with common sense can, by the aid
of this book, raise good grapes and
make good wine, anywhere in Ame?
rica, South of certain Arctic localities.
He explains bow to lay out vine?
yards; how aud when to plant vines;
how to train them, giving pictnres of
different kinds of frames, and how to
trim and teud them; how to manure
the different varieties; when and how
to gather and preserve from decay
and insects-and, in a word, all that
the grape-planter need to know.
He then gives n detailed descrip?
tion of the different varieties of grape,
from the Iona, which is the best
American grape, down to the Neff
several hundred in all. He tells how
to propagate the grape-vine by bud?
ding, cuttings, layers and grafting.
The various tools and implements
needed in the culture are described
and given in pictures. Diseases and
insects are discussed carefully.
The chapters upon wine-making
treat of tubs, crushers, presses, casks,
vats, sacoharometers, thermometers,
siphons, cellars and bottles; of fer?
mentation?, racking, second fermenta?
tion, sulphurizing, sediment, lees,
clearing, adulterations, coloring, gul
lizing, and a lot of other things that
tho wine-maker must know.
Making wine, however, is not the
only object in raising grapes discuss
j ed by our author; but table use ol
grapes is carefully treated, and thc
varieties best suited to this use are
pointed out in tho chapters on va?
Upon the whole, the author strongly
urges upon Americans tho expediency
of grape culture and wine-making,
both as a means of relieving the
country of the spurious and adulte?
rated wines that aro now BO exten?
sively used! and ns a means of realiz?
ing handsome profits.
The book is to be bad in Columbia
at Duffie & Chapman's bookstore.
The price is ?3.
Messrs. Daffie & Chapman have
placed on our desk a copy ,of Peter?
son's Ladies' National Magazine tot
September. The -fashion plates are
curiosities, and of a character that
they must be seen $o be understood
as they are really i'ndescribable^-at
least, by the uninitiated.
BAS? BAio>.^TXaTThis fcealthful
and pleasing .game t ia. attracting at?
tention hore, is proved by^the fact
that several clubs have been organ
' iz?d dtrrfng tliirpiIW weatt^X'Ifieet
ing of th? Vp?icdra" i^|c^?d? for
*t?-morrow evening, ft ?iii, .
Mr. Sheriff Green ??JuleYl the
' duties of his ' office a few days 'ago..
He informs us' that the tax execu?
tions for the pre?'?nt yimr amount to
only 291. ? There are about 300 exe?
cutions in the office against different
persons for a year or two past; but a
"stay" has been placed by General
Sickles on proceedings in those cases.
RELIGIOUS SERVICES THIS DAY.
Trinity Church- Rev. TrJlTSKft'nd,
j-ector, 10t.i a. m. and 5 p. m.
Presbyterian Chnrch-Rev: W. E.
Boggs, Pastor, 10>i a. m. and H1.; p. m.
St. Peter's Church-Rev. J.. J.
O'Connell, 10 a. m. and 6 p. m.
Washington Street Chapel-Rev.
D. J. Simmons, IO,1-:;' a. m. Rev.
Wm. Martin, 5 p. m.
Marion Street Church-Rev. Wm.
Martin, 10^ a. m. Rev. D. J. Sim?
mons, 5 p. m.
Baptist Church-Rev. J. L. Rey?
nolds, 10?a. m. and 8 p. m.
Lutheran Lecture Room-Rev. A.
R. Rude, 10K< a. m.
Christ Church Congregation-Theo?
logical Seminary Chapel-Rev. J. M.
Pringle, IO,1-.,' a. m.
THOMPSON, THE MARTYR.-"Pal?
metto," the Washington correspond?
ent of the Charleston Mercury, writes:
I notice that certain radical papers
in the North are attempting to make
political capital ont Of the insignifi?
cant broil at Columbia, S. C., a few
days ago, wherein one Thompson be?
I am reliably informed that the
said Thompson is now under bonds
in this city to appear at the next term
l of the Criminal Court, to answer the
charge of assaulting the bar-keeper
at the Metropolitan Hotel, last springo
because ho wouldn't give him credit
on a drink of whiskey. So much for
the martyr Thompson.
Jon PnnmxG.-The Job Office of
i the Phoenix is as complete as any iu
the South. It is furnished with new
fonts of type of all descriptions and
oi the most modern styles. All work
executed promptly, with taste and
; Aili, aud at reasonable rates.
NEW ADVEHTISEIIXNTS.-Attention Is call?
ad to the following advertisements, which
are published this morning for tho tir st
E. E. Jackson-Reliable Lve.
E. A G. D. Hope-Claret, Ac.
John McIntosh-House to Rent.
Apply at this Oftlce-8tore Pinturea.
D. C. Peixotto A Son-Auction.
Tbos. E. Grogg & Co.-Bonds for Sale.
W. B. Lowrance-To Planters.
" '* -Cotton Gins, Ac.
G. A. Nouffor-Flour, Grain, ftc.
I. Sulzbacher-Ohioora Base Bali Club.
Levin A MikeU-Auction.
G. V. Weir-Special Order No. 15.
A fine lot of Desirable Goods have just
been oponed by Mr. R. C Shiver, who still
adheres to his popular principle of good
articles for lit Lu money. Read his adver?
tisement, and then examin? tho goods.
Flour, Grain and Produce.
IHA VF. m ado arrangements with Messrs.
Street Brothers A Co. to soil, on com?
mission, all kinds of PRODUCE consigned
to them. I will dovoto my personal atten?
tion to the salo of the same.
With au exporionco of twenty years ii;
the Flour and Grain Hnsinpss, and
with the advico ?ad assistance of Messrs.
Street Brothers A Co., I am confident that
any business entrusted to them w?l prove
satisfactory to those who favor the house
with consignments. They will mako libe?
ral cash advances on all produce shipped
to them for sale or shipment to their
fri fin ls in Now York, Philadelphia, Boston
I and Baltimoro. G. A. NEUFFER.
?3" Address all totters to "Street Bro?
thers A Co., Charloston, S. C."
j _Augu8t li mw2mp
Wool, Hides, Beeswax.
WE aro propared to purchase the
abovo articles at tho HIGHEST
PRICES for CASH on delivery. KT Prices
Current sent free to parties through the
MOSES GOLDSMITH & SON,
Vendue Range, Charleston.