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TLursday Horning, Nov. 28.1867.
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Thia is the day appointed- by th?
President, on which he recommanda
the people of tbe United Statea to
reinrn their thanks to Almighty Goa
far the blessings He has conferred
upon them es a nation. , And there
?Las been much to be thankful for.
An abundant harvest, comparative
general-good health,-and the pros?
pect of returning harmony and peaoc
between the peopio so lately at va?
riance and strife, are the favors
which have been conferred upon m
aa a people, aud which demand om
gratitude. Lot us, then, - returr.
ont thanks to tho beneficent Giver ol
all Good, and unite in prayer for th?
complete restoration of peace and
tbe speedy re-union, not only ii
name, but in fact, of all sections ol
our common country.
Ulversity of .'Product*.
A new monthly just started ix
Kew York, in the interest of thc
prodtrotioniats, has an elaborate
article on cotton and cern, the object
of which is to demonstrate that thc
reign of cotton as a leading staple ol
the country has closed forever. Il
cays that though the war was a poll
tical failure on the part of the South,
it bas turned out nm enormous and in
dustrial revolution. Cotton, we be
K lieve, baa lost ita kingship in thfa
country, and must rank henceforth
-among the miscellanies of agriool
lure, and the whole business of everj
.section, v?l probably undergo a cor
v resp on diu g change.
Before the war, the Southon
Slates had so far confined themselve:
to the production of raw products
for exportation, and - were so largely
dependent upon the North, East ant
West for their supplies of almos
.very commodity, that they afford?
to the producers in these sections, i
market five timc3 greater in amoun
than all the foreign countries to
gether. In the new era that ha
opened, these Statea must diversif;
their producta, and in so doing, i
will not be long before they becom
so far self-sustaining orself-supplj
ing, that the other States must als
.hange their system of produotioi
and find other consumers for the;
surplus commodities. The Wester
and North-western States,which hav
hitherto furnished us so largely wit
breadstuff* and provisions, will I
the first to feel the effect of the nc
order of things.
Four years of war and two i
scarcity, almost amounting to fatnin
should impress upon the minds <
ear people that they must diveraii
their productive industry, if thc
desire to secure industrial indepei
?fence. As the paper wo refer I
?ays,' they will .now make their ow
beef and pork, raise their own wbe
and corn, and will soon be lookii
ont for a market for their surplus i
those products for which, under tl
reign of King Cotton, they dependt
apon the prairie Statea. We belie1
that auch a chango will bc boncfici
to the people of all sections-it w
force upon them all alike the poli<
of that syatem wbicb baa prodncti
power for ita object, inatead of tb
other system wbicb looked only
foreign trade. Tho Western Stat
.rill have to increase their produc
and develop their mineral resource
for they will not bo able to buy cc
ton, with cern and pork to pay f
iron in England. In the Southe
States, "the old plantation" will gi
placo to the farm, and in the Wt
the farm will make room for the fe
tory. Tho exhaustion of tho gre
staple cultures for distant marke
will be stopped, and tho plow, t
loom and the anvil will go band
hand, and produce the harmonies
assured industrial independent
prosperity and wealth. This will
a most effective process of rece
struct ion-of much more important
we believe, than tho political whi
is now going on. We hope our o1
peopio will heed and profit by t
severe lessons they have leam
within the past two year8-ao far,
(east, as to raise their own means
sustcu ance. _
The Mecklenburg (Charlotte,
C.,) Female College is in a bigl
prosperous oondition-115 put
having been enrolled at the openi
el the late session.
AH AFFBAI?.-Th? managers ot the
projected "Home," in Charleston,
publish tho following appeal to tho
When the soldiers of the Con fedo?
ra te array went forth to battle, they
committed their-souls to God, and
their" families to their country.
Strong as the ohain of affection was,
it was not strong enough to hold
them baok from duty. Counting
their Uves as naught, laying property,
ease, and family affection on the altar
of their country, they fought like
heroes-bravely, and they died like
martyrs, uncomplainingly. ,
But in dying they left us a sacred
legacy-their wives and children
the . thought of which felt like a
gloomy shadow on tho heans of our
expiring Countrymen. We' hare wept
for our dead heroes, and we have
planted flowers upon their graves;
bat this work of love is Only half our
duty, the other half we have yet'to
perform? ... ?
We call upon all who love the
South, ixt> the name of duty, in the
name of gratitude, in the a we ot na ni o
of charity, to join us in our work of
raising up a. "home" for the families
of our honored soldiers. We appeal
to our countrymen and our country?
women, by alf the sacred and glorious
memories of the past, and by the
dark, anxious present, to aid us in
our work. We cannot bring back
the dead, who laid the precious jewel
-life-on the. altar of the South;
but we can bring light to the path
and comfort to the heart of the
living-those living who, bereft of
their all, are struggling with the
storms of adversity.
We not only invite, but we earnest*
ly implore, all who can, to bring
their contributions to this cause; the
smallest gift laid upon the tables of
our fair will be an evidence of the
kind sympathy of the giver. Lot
every one bring a stone to help to
baila up this temple, consecrated to
the memory of the dead, and dedi?
cated to tho use of the needy living.
To all, then, who love the stricken
South, we send this appeal, and to
all who reverence the noble dead and
pity the sorrowful living.
THE MTT<T.H HOUSE STABLES.
Visitors to Charleston, who desire to
be "fixed off" in the carriage line,
are invited to give Messrs. Deigken
& Baker a call, as they are fully pre?
pared to supply any and all orders
for horses, carriages, buggies, etc.
The Mercury, speaking of their stock,
These gentlemen have one of the
largest stables.in the city, which, is as
well stocked with horses and vehicles
of all description, as any similar
establishment in the country, lu the
way of horse flesh, they possess
nineteen pairs of beautiful and fleet
animals, among which are some
"bloods" which can easily make their
mile inside of three minutes, with a
light wagon. They have five pairs
of very handsome greys, and two
pairs of very pretty and swift jet
blacks in their collection; also several
single or buggy horses of superior
In the way of carriages their stable
is well supplied, having within the
past few weeks added six open and
two close carriages to their previous
stock. Some of the new ones have
not yet been nsed, and are very pretty
specimens of what art can accomplish
in this line. They are all most
superbly cushioned and trimmed in
the most luxurious style. Three of
the open carriages have the combina?
tion C and elliptic springs recently
introduced, anet which it is said add
very materially to the ease and com?
fort of a drive.
While speaking of these enterpris?
ing gentlemen, it might be well to
add (though probably not to their
wishes) that they have contributed
the use of their vehicles to clergy?
men of all denominations, and chari?
table associations, whenever required
for a charitable purpose, or for the
funeral of any person whoso family
could not afford the expenses. Such
acts should be remembered.
COTTON TAX-IMPORTANT PROVISO.
Tho whole body of tho Northern
press and people, not to speak of the
South, are now clamoring for the
immediate repeal of the cotton tax.
Not a single voice, wo behove, has yet
been raised against tho measure, and
it seems to bo conceded on all sides j
that Congress will speedily respond
to tho popular demand. We notice,
however, that some of tho loading
New York journals suggest that, in
the act of repeal, a clause should
provide that no cotton should be
exempted except that which is in the
hands of the producers. It is nrged
that there will be no injustico in this,
for those who have bought, havo
made their nnrr>h?_2C2 with thc know?
ledge of the law. This proposed
proviso will doubtless havo a ten?
dency to check shipments from tho
interior until Congress shall have
taken definite action ia the matter.
THE NEW YORK MAYOKAI/TY.
There is a lively contest for the
mayoralty of New York. Tammany
nominates Hoffman; Mozart nomi?
nates Wood; Greeley nominates Dar?
ling; Bennett nominates Anthon.
The West Ipclies appear to bo at
this time the theatre o? both political
and physical convulsiona. Hurri?
canes, earthquakes and insurrections
are combined to desolate' the faco of
the earth, and shake the foundations
of sqgiety. The territorial aggran?
dizement in that direction, favored
by Mr. Stevens, may be well suited
to an extension of the area of anarchy
and distreas which is being inaugu?
rated in the Southern States, but the
majority of the American people at
this time ore not in favor of annex?
ing any more volcanic'elements than
we already possess, and whioh we
find sufficiently hard to manage. We
see it. suggested, however, that West
India acquisitions are desired for
colonizing the bl neks of the South,
and thus separating- the supposed
antagonistic elements in this quarter.
iNCENDIAKL-m AND Ali ABM AT
BRIGHTON, BEAUFORT DISTRICT.-In?
formation has reached ns that great
excitement exists in the neighbor?
hood ii Brighten, in the upper part
of Beaufort District, owing to the
following circumstances: On the
days of election the negroes were
harangued by a lawyer (?) of their
own race, from the town of Beaufort,
who told them that if they had made
short work with the women and chil?
dren, during the war, they would not
now have any trouble about the lands.
He also advised all who were without
arms to procure a supply immediate?
ly. The name of this lawyer '?) is
Wright, the same fellow who offered
the resolution in the Republican
Convention at Columbia, recom?
mending that the negroes support a
man of their own race as candidate
for the next vice-President of the
United States. Since the delivery of
Wright's address, the negroes have
been parading about the country be?
fore daylight in the morning, crying
"to arm si to arms!" to the great
alarm of the white people. Since
then,~too, tho corn crib bf a Mrs.
Lawton has been barned, with ita
contents, her whole corn crop for tho
year. Apprehensions are felt lest
this incendiarism may be extended,
and the people left without the mean a
! of subsistence. Capt. Alfred Martin,
on behalf of the white people of that
neighborhood, has come to Charles?
ton, to request Gen. Canby to send
up a detachment of troops to main?
tain order and protect tho lives and
property of the citizens from lawless
THE EUROPEAN CONFERENCE. -A
late cable despatch states that Gen.
Dix, our Minister in Franco, has pro?
posed to the Emperor Napoleon that
tho Unit?d State3 be represented in
tho contemplated European Confer?
ence. It is scarcely consistent with
the reputation of Gen. Dix, as a gen?
tleman of sober sense, and a diplo?
matist Well versed in the traditional
policy of this Government, to exercise
the same abstenance from intermed?
dling in questions of European con
oern, that is requires from Europe in
tho affairs of America, to Buppose
that General Dix has made any such
proposition. Tho protection of our
commercial interests requires that we
should be represented at European
courts, but we have nothing to do
with the "balance of power" in the
old world, and have neither interest
nor sympathy with the processes by
which rival dynasties regulate au
equilibrium which is uniformly ad?
justed with reference to the conve?
nience of rulera rather than that of
the people whom they condescend to
govern. Least of all has this coun?
try, which, under ita form of Govern?
ment, recognizes no particular reli?
gion, but extends to all men equal
political, aa well aa religious rights,
anything to do with conferences, re?
gulating the claims of ecclesiastical
organizations in the old world.
SALE OF CONFEDERATE PROPERTY.
The property soon to be sold in dif?
ferent Southern cities by Gen. A. P.
Howe, of tho Freedmen's Bureau,
consists of storehouses, buildings,
lands and material, formerly belong?
ing to the Confederate States, and
confiscated at the close of the war.
The only property of this descrip?
tion in South Carolina is at Ham?
burg, and is nothing more than some
old distilleries and other buildings.
At Angosta, however, the sale will lie
an important one, as Gen. Howe will
dispose of the Augusta powder mills.
These milla were built for the Con?
federate Government, under the
direction of European mechanics,
and were fitted with the newest and
moat complete machinery. Altoge?
ther, they wore considered to be the
finest powder milla in tho United
Stat. 9. They will bo sold to the
highe8t bidders. Sic transit.
Mr. Kelsey, of New York, baa a
propoaition in view whioh he deaigna
at some future day to introduce to the
House, contemplating the ontiro
overthrow o? ino present national
bank system, withdrawing their cir?
culation, and replacing their notes
with greenbacks. Mr. Kelsey is in
favor of the reduction of ali taxes on
the necessaries of life, relying prin?
cipally upon duties on whiskey, to?
bacco, and artioles of this character.
The publication of the Charlotte
(N. C.) Daily News, and the Weekly
Cataicoa Watchman, have been dis?
continued. Cause-they don't pay.
been, set apart by President Johnson
as a day of thanksgiving to Almighty
God, no daily paper will bo issued
from this office to-morrow, and no
tri-weekly on Saturday. '?Si fo^pre
.ussed the day will be generally ob?
We have been requested to state
?that the Market ?will be closed at 9
o'clock, this morning.
SALE POSTPONED.- Tue auction sale
advertised by Mr. Levin for this
morning, is postponed until to-mor?
row morning, at 10 o'clock.
We have received from Messrs.
Daffie & Chapman, the December
number of Gen. D. H. Hill's maga?
zine- "The Land We J/>r-" It 1?
full and running over with spicy
An address will be delivered by
Mr. F. C. Fur man, this evening, at
hulf-past 7 o'clook, before the Clario
sophic Society, in the University
Chapel. The publio is invited to
BASE BALL,.-We have been re?
quested to state that there will be a
match game of base ball, (weather
permitting,) this morning, between
the University Club and the Colum?
bia Club-the game commencing at
10 o'clock, on the grounds of the
Columbia Club, (near the Charlotte
Depot.) Seats have been arranged
for the accommodation of the ladies;
and a general invitation is extended
to the publio to bo present and wit?
ness the match. Strict order will be
We also learn that the Chicoras
will play a game on their grounds,
(near the Charleston Railroad,) in the
afternoon-commencing at 2 o'clock.
THE MARCH OF IMPROVEMENT.
Fully impressed with tho importance
of the adago to "push along, keep
moving," Messrs. Weam & His ha vt
enlarged their sphere of operations,
and fitted np a magnificent suite o:
rooms in Gregg's new building, cor
ncr of Maiu and Camden streets
These rooms ore easy of access
being located in the second story
egress and ingress to which is ob
tained by a handsome and broac
stairway. The entire gallery is ove:
150 feet long, and is completely am
comfortably fitted up. First a largi
reception room, thc walls of whicl
aro decorated with specimens of th
artists' work-in porcelain, glass
ivory, etc. Next is a lady's recep
tion room, which will be fumishe<
in handsome style. The extrem
West is the operating room, which i
a curiosity within itself-arranged a
it is with movable shades and blinds
and every facility for light-in fac?
thc most complete, it is believed, i:
America. Tho necessary work room
are conveniently arranged, with a
the requisite fixtures. Among th
improvements which these gentleme:
have introduced, isa process by whie
porcelain pictures are made indel:
hie; this is an invention of the sen ic
partner of the firm. Their styles c
work include everything connecte
with the photographic art-from
picture to be inserted in a ring c
breast-pin, to a 15x17 inoh porcelair
Messrs. W. & H. will even undertaL
to make a really homely mortal t
"pretty as red shoes," as tho junie
is well supplied with paint an
brushes, and-sotto voce-is an adej
in their use. He has a "silent cou
pan ion" constantly in attendant
upon him, who is a curiosity in h
way; but his uso is a secret, excej
to the initiated. The entranoo to tl
gallery of Messrs. Weam <fc Hix
indicated by a tastily-arranged spec
men sign-tho handiwork of the
pupil, William Vogel, who, by h
energy aud natural talent, bids fa
to make a first-class photographia
We concludo this article by exton?
ing a cordial invitation to tho publ
to call, sit and examine.
Wo rogret to learn that, yesterdi
morning, a colored man, named J
soph Cooper, employed by tho Greei
ville and Columbia Railroad Cor
pony, had one of his legs caugl
between two cars and badly crashei
Ho was comfortable last evening, ar
Dr. Geiger-who has the case i
charge-entertains hopes of savir
, MANAGEMENT OF KEROSENE LAMPS.
Ii the brass-work, cone, Sfc, is heat?
ed unusually hot, it will canse gas to
generate in the lamp, which as it pro?
duces pressure, will force itself up
through and around the wick and
ignite, causing the lamp to sputter,
and even snap itself oat. Now if,
when it is "sputtering," the brass
work is cooled off, for instance, by
wrapping a wet doth around it, the
lamp will cease spattering and snap?
ping, and burn as it should.
For more than two weeks past, a
Military Commission bas been sitting
in this city, upon the trial of charges
growing ont of a robbery committed
on the Bouth Carolina Railroad,
abont a year ago; and also of a
charge of conspiracy between E.
Carter Harris, (a section master on
the road,) and John 1\ronf?nrn?ryf ?
freedman, together with some four or
Ave others, to tear up the track on the
occasion of the calamity of that kind,
which occurred the morning of the
The prosecution was conducted by
the Jndgo Advocate, assisted by
Samuel R. Melton, Esq., represent?
ing the Railroad Company. The de?
fence on the part of Harris, was rep?
resented by Wm. H. Talley, Esq.
This latter case was concluded yester?
day, the written defenco and reply
There is still a case against John
Montgomery alone, making the direct
charge of tearing np the track. But
as he hos admitted the commission
of the deed, in the cause already
heard, it is presumed this latter
charge will not present any new mat?
ter of interest. Of course, the result
.of the cases heard, will not be known
until published in Genend Ordere
from Gen. Canby.
Thc Daily Programme is the title
of a small advertising sheet, for gra?
tuitous distribution, now being is?
sued in Charleston, by Messrs. Mc
Millan & Jowitt. It contains the
programme of tho theatre, and seve
ral columns of reading matter. J mig
j ing from the number of advertise
I ments it contains, the Programme ii
a pecuniary success.
INCENDIARY RADICAL SPEECH.-W<
call the attention of the military
authorities to tho following para
graph, taken from the Winnsbon
"We are reliably informed tba
Beverly Nash, Esq., a colored magia
trate in Richland District,, appointe)
by tho order that Gen. Sickles issued
and a peace officer, according to hi
office and his oath, recently made ii
Fairfield District, before ono of tb
Union Leagues, a speech, of whic
the following is an extract in sal
stance. He said:
" 'Rather than yield tho ballot-bo
to Democrats or rebels, and hav
wives and children of his race slave:
he would take up bis musket and se
the gullies run with blood and th
hills covered with bleaching bonei
and should those negroes be hung fe
killing that boy at Walhalla, Gove:
nor Orr wouldn't bo Governor si
days. He advised the freedmen ne
to contract for one-third, but to wa
until the 1st of February next, an
they would have their old masters c
their knees to them, sinco the neg]
could do better without the whi
man than the white man could c
without the negro. He said he wi
fifty-seven years old, but that he e:
pected to be a man yet-that 1
expected to walk the streets of C
lnmbia or any village, and when ]
offered his arm to any lady, white <
colored, she would be proud to a
cept of it.-1 "
We publish with much pleasu
the following card from Bever
Nash, with roference to the abo
MESSRS. EDITORS PHCENIX: I see
the Charleston Daily Mercury,
paragraph relative to an incendia
radical speech, said to have bo
made by me before ono of the Uni
Leagues, in Fairfield. This I pi
nonnco a baso falsehood. I ne\
addressed a Union League in Fa
field. The whole tenure of tl
paragraph is false. Will you pier,
five this a place in your paper, a
oblige yours, W. B. NASH.
TREADING ON TRAINS.-A coton?!
rary thinks that where a gentlem
stops on that superfious extremity
n lady's dress which gathers up ode
ous richness from tho flag-stones a
pavement neither should apologia
because tho laely has an undoubt
right to cover an unlimited arnon
of space with her straggling d
goods, and the gentleman has an i
alienable rigfct to stop in that spa<
oovered or uncovered. It thin!
however, that the action is mc
damaging to the lady's.garment th
to tho gentleman's boot.
COURT OE APPEALS.-The Court of
Appeals resumed its sittings yester?
day. Present-Hons. Bouj. F. Dun*
kin, Chief Justice; D. L. Wardlaw
and John A. Inglis," associates.
Pennant to previous order, tho ex?
amination of applicants for admission
to practice in tho Law and Equity
Courts of this State, was held, and
the following gentlemen were ordered
to be enrolled :
ATTORNEYS-T. S. Arthur, M. J.
Browning,^ A. J. Green, William H.
Johnson, A. G. Magrath, Jr., W.
Gilmore Simms, Jr., A. D. Simons,
John W. Smith.
SOLICITORS ut EQUITY-Robert
Aldriob, C, P. Bolton, S. R. Chap?
man, H. Covington, S. C. Inglis, B.
M. Jones, W. W. Legare, P. J. Ma?
lone, J. G. McKissick.
ATTORNEYS AND SOLICITORS-Geo.
D. Bryan, Robert Chisolm, Jr., B. E.
Cbrietzberg, Thomas W. Clawson,
W. C. Coker, Henry Deas, Jr., John
Grimball, McMillrm King, W. S.
Monteith, Charles P. Porcher.
Tho argument of cases was then
resumed, and Solicitor Melton heard
on behalf of the State, in the case of
Matthew Brown ads. the State.
The cafes of the City Council of
Columbia vs. the South Carolina
Railroad Company, and ex parte, the
South Carolina Railroad Company,
were called, and briefs read, by
Me3srs. Arthur and Pope.
On Tuesday, on order was read by
tho court, for holding extra courts for
the following Districts, to wit: Edge
field, Barnwell, Beaufort, Colleton
and Orangeburg, to commence ot
Edgefield, on the second Monday in
January next, and to continue in ses?
sion for one week each.
To-day having been set apart as a
day of thanksgiving, by President
Joh nson, the court adjourned over
until Friday. .>..?.
UNITED STATES CIRCUIT COURT
November 27,1867.-Hon. George S.
Bryan, D. J., presiding.
Ex Paris Daniel D. Hocott.-Peti?
tion for voluntary bankruptcy. W.
L. DePoBs, pro. pet.
The petition, ?fcc, waa read by W.
L. DePass, Esq., and, on his motion,
the Judgo ordered reference to R. B.
Carpenter, register of second Con?
gressional District, and also signed
the adjudication of bankruptcy,
S. R. Moore, et al. vs. Daniel Wil?
liams.-Issue under Bankrupt Act,
calling on petitioner for involuntary
adjudication of bankruptcy. Wil?
son, Witherspoon & Metts, for peti?
tioner, G. W. Williams, for defen?
dant. The argument was resumed
The Judgo charged the-jury in
substance: That tho first question
was whether the assignment by the
debtor did not defeat the Act, which
meant to provide for equal distribu?
tion of incumbent's estate among
creditors. He observed that the
making of a general assignment by
tho debtor was proof that he was in?
solvent, and was an act of bankrupt?
cy; and the assignment here waa
classed a general assignment, making
preferences. Was the assignment
made at a time which brought it
within the operation of the Act? On
this point, tho Judge said the deed
did not become a deed till its delivery
on the 3d of March, and that brought
tho case under the Act, which went
into operation on the 2d of March.
If the jury were of opinion that the
facts made out the case for the plain?
tiff they would find for plaintiff,
otherwise for defendant.
- The jury foand for tho plaintiff.
On motion of W. B. Wilson and
W. B. Metts, counsel for petitioners,
it is adjudged that Daniel Williams
became bankrupt within the mean?
ing of the Bankrupt Act, approved
2d March, 1867, and is therefore de?
clared a bankrupt; and, it is farther
ordered, that the said bankrupt shall,
within five days after the date of this
order, deliver to the Marshal a sche?
dule of his creditors and an invento?
ry of his estate, as prescribed by said
MALL ARRANGEMENTS.-The post
office open during the week from S J.j
a. m. to 6 p. m. On Sundays, from
l>?to 2% p. m.
The Charleston and Western mails
aro open for delivery at 2 p. m., and
close at 9 o, m.
Northern-Open for delivery at
10>? a. m., closes at 1 p. m.
Greenville-Open for delivery at 3
p. m., closes at 8 p. m.
JOD WORK.-Every description of
book and (job rioting-pamphlets,
bill heads,' circulars, labels, posters,
programmes, business, wedding aud
invitation cards, railroad .receipts,
checks, drafts, Seo., promptly execut?
ed at tho lowest rates.
- NEW ADVERTISEMENT!:. - Attention ia call
od to tho following advertisements, nub
Voii/i.i tfeis ?ncr'-ii'?u for thc ti ret ttSQO:
D. C. Peixotto tc Son-Auction 6alc.
H. D. Floyd-Salo Notice.
: James L. Beurd-Look for the Wagon.
?fC. IL Baldwin-For Salo.
Wm. Sammor-Pomaria Nurseries.
R. W. Johnsons Wood.
Mrs. K. O. Brovard-To Rent.
Regular Mooting Acacia Lodge.
Woarn A Hix-Removal.
Low PnicES OF Day GOODS.-C. F. JACK?
SON'IS adding to his stock of goods every
weok, and his customers get the advan
tago of the decline in prices. The gooda
received this week aro lower than ever.