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Wednesday Morning, Jan. 28. 1868.
Piragrefi* of thc II?volution in Con?
greas; *. ' i2t
Thq Jacobins of Congress, with
their do^maof "equal rights to all
men," which is equivalent to the
French tripod?of "liberty, equality
and fraternity," are now actively
employed in tho work of transform?
ing tho republic into an oligarchy as
the next stop to.au empire. The New
York Herald, in an article on this
subject, declares that we have passed
through the stageB of the French
National Assembly and tho Conven?
tion, and that we have arrived at the
epoch of the Direotory, in connec?
tion with the two chambers known as
the Council 'of Ancients and the
Council of Five Hundred, with our
Bonaparte behind the scenes, only
awaiting his call upon the stage.
"Old Thad. Stevens," in the frank
and fearless declaration that "of
? ourse we aro legislating outside tho
Constitution," has warned the North,
that the rule of the Constitution has
gone by, and that the will of the
party in power is "the Supremo law
of the land. " The experiment of the
five Southern Military Districts, with
their military dictators, negro suf?
frage, ?fcc., was based upon tho plea
of necessity. The civil tenuro of
office bill was claimed to be another
necessity. Now, after the failure of
the Council of Five Hundred to im?
peach and remove President John?
son, it has become necessary to put
him behind the General of tho army,
And the Directory (which is Old
Thad's Joint Committee on Recon?
struction) have accordingly framed
and brought in their bill for that
purpose. At tho same time, the
Conncil of Ancients, in their rc-in
statornent of Secretary Stanton, have
assumed tho power of appointing.the
Cabinet, and the bill before them
from the other House, for tho prac?
tical removal of tho stumbling blook
of the Supreme Court, will doubtless
receive their approval aud become a
law. All these startling revolution?
ary measures are directed to the
special obj?.ct of rushing through
without furtht- interruption the re?
construction ot tho ten outside
Southern States on the basis of negro
?uffrugc and negro supremacy, in
order that said States may be hurried
into Congress, aud that their elec?
toral votes, through patched up uegro
radical majorities, may bo secured to
the radical candidate for tho Presi?
dency. But, suggests the Herald,
suppose the President and the Su?
preme Court assume the responsi?
bility aud "apply tho brakes hard
down" upon these unconstitutional
doing.s of Congress, what thon? Un?
questionably, at this desperate stage
of the contest, if either the Execu?
tive or ?b*Sbpve.no Court shall afford
a plausible pretext for impeachment,
this last resort will bo adopted; foi
in tho removal of Andrew Johuson
and in thc setting np of "Old Ben
Wade" in. bia place, the Administra
tion will' not only be reconstructed
upon tho radical programme, but thi
Supreme Court likewise. The Pre
sident has tho appointment of th
judges. That ia the present diffj
cnlty. But let Wade be put in th
place of Johnson, and a bill for th
appointment of four or five ne
Supreme Judges would likely bo tb
next thing in order. The radicals i
Congre** have tho power-they hai
the wiu, too-and only want a coi
venient pretext to got Andrew Johi
sou out of their way. They are in
critical situation. They have goi
too far to retreat, and their on
chanco is to hurry in tho so-calh
rebel States on their present neg;
supremacy status, at all hazards ar
without further loss of time. Pi
sident Johnson, tied hand and foe
can still do something, tho Hero
thinks, to embarrass tho radicals
tili? revolutionary schomo in tho i
terval to next November, when t
people will have something to si
?bat Trill settle all these vexed qm
tions. Tho issues of universal neg
suffrogo, negro political and soc
equality, Southern negro supromar
and a Southern negro political I
lance of power, will, in 18G8, lin
great influence nn tho public mir
The radicals of Congress aro fighti
desperate battle for the perpeti
lion of their powor. Their purpt
appears to be, with tho negro vo
i? J l'i , - g ?L?y.JLLLr.-rr^i---!XI
toi add the electoral votes of. th?'t?m'
outside Southern States to the vote
pi the North for their Presidential
ticket; for they think thut.these ton
Southern States ^vill more than neu
traJ^o ail' their- Northern losses.
They mnst bo defeated in this game,
or ibis election of 1868 may be the
last under the Constitution of the
Thc Ilee<m? tr action Cunvmilon.
CHAHLKSTON, January 20, 1868.
The Convention assembled at 12 M.,
and was called to order by President
A. G. Mackey.
Prayer by the Rev. J. M. Runion.
The President announced the fol?
lowing Standing Committees:
1. Committee on a Bili of Rights.
B. F. Whitfcemore. Darlington; A. J;
Ranaier, Charleston; L. B~. Johnson,
Pickens; R. B. Elliott, Edgefield;
W. J. McKinlay, Orangeburg; R. J.
Donaldson, Chesterfield; W. B. Nash,
Richland; T. J. Coghlan, Sumter;
James Henderson, Newberry.
2. Committee on the Legislative Part
of the Constitution.-J. M. Rutland,
Fairfield; B. O. Duncan, Newberry;
W. J. Whippor, Beaufort; E. W. M.
Mackey, Orangebarg; Wm. McKin?
lay, Charleston; J. H. Goss, Union;
Sam. Johnson, Anderson; Jesse S.
Craig, Colleton; Wilson Cook, Green?
8. Committee on the Executive Part
of the ConstihUion.-F. J. Moses, Jr.,
Sumter; J. H. Rainey, Georgetown;
R. G. Holmes, Beaufort; C. M. Wil?
der. Richland; S. Corley, Lexington;
A. Clinton, Lancaster; J. M. Runion,
Greenville; W. H. W. Gray, Berke?
ley; M. Manldin, Pickens.
4. Committee on the Judiciary.-C.
C. Bowen, Charleston; J. J. Wright,
Beaufort; D. H. Chamberlaiu, Berke?
ley; A. Middleton, Barnwell; A. J.
Newell, Anderson; Wm. E. Johnson,
Sumter; J. P. F. Camps, Spartan -
burg; P. R. Rivers, Edgefield; John
A. Hunter, Abbeville.
5. Committee on Franchise and Elec?
tions.-R. C. DeLarge, Charleston;
James D. Bell, Beaufort; C. P. Les?
lie, Barnwell; Isaac Brockentou, Dar?
lington; Elias Dixon, Clarendon; J.
A. Chesnut, Kershaw; H. W. Webb,
Georgetown; M. F. Becker, Berkeley;
John S. Gintry, Spartanburg.
6. Committee on Finance.-N. G.
Parker, Barnwell; T. J. Robertson,
Richland; Robert Smalls, Beaufort;
0. M. Olsen, Williamsburg; John
Bonum, Edgefield; William Perry,
Anderson; P. Alexander, Chester
George Jaokson, Marlboro; J. H.
7. Committee on EduaUion.-F. L
dardoza, Charleston; J. K. Jil ls on
Kershaw; L. S. Langley, Beaufort
F. C. Neagle, York; H. E. Hayue
Marion; F. F. Miller, Georgetown
H. L Shrewsbury, Chesterfield
\lex. Bryce, Pickens; David Harris
8. Conmittee on Petitions.-Wm. E
Rose, York; T. K. Sasportas, Orange
bnrg; Frank Amaim, Edgefield; S
B. Thompson, Richland; Y. J. P
3wens, Laurens; Lee Nance, New
berry; J. H. J?nkfl, Berkeley; Wm
M. Thompson, Colleton; H.* D. Ed
9. Com m ??lee on Rules and Regula
'ions.-S. A. Swails, Williamsburg
?. G. W. Dill, Kershaw; G. Pills
jury, Charleston; Geo. Lee, Berke
ey; Henry Jones, Horry; Jobi
Wooley. Edgefield; Wm. S. Collins
Marion; J. K. Terry, Colleton; H. .1
10. Committee on (he Miscellaneou
Provisions of the Constitution.-I
Boozer, Lexington; B. F. Randolph
Drangeburg; Jos. Crows, Laurens
R. H. Cain, Charleston; F. E. Wildei
Beaufort; J. A. Havne, Barnwel
Bailey Milford, Abbeville; J. M. A
en, Greenville; Benjamin Byai
11. Committee on Ute Review an
Consolidation of the Constitution as
Whole.-L. Boozer, Lexington; B. I
Whittemore, Darlington; F. L- Ca
doza, Charleston; F. J. Moses, Sun
ter; R. C. DeLarge, Charleston; Wn
E. Rose, York; J. M. Rutland, Fai
field; C. C. Bowen, Charleston; S. J
Swails, Williamsburg; N. G. Parke
E. W. Mackey, from the Commi
tee on tho Duties of Subordina
Officers of tho Convention, mov?
that tho rules of the House of Re;
rosentatives on this subject gove:
tho body, and requested permissu
to call the subordinate officers befo
the Committee to instruct them
their duties. Adopted.
F. J. Moses, from the Committ
to Select a Suitablo Person for S(
Seant-at-Arms, reported tho name
I. M. Johnson, of York, aud reco;
mended his election. Adopted.
B. F. Randolph introduced a rei
iulion, which was seconded by L.
Langley, declaring it to bo the o
nion of tho Convention that the si
jects of confiscation and franch
should be left entirely to Congre
Roferred to tho Committee on Fr.
On motion of James M. Rutlai
the Committee on Finance was
structed to examino into the con
tion of the State Treasury, and
port at us early a period as possibl
A preamble and resolutions int
duced by F. J. Moses, setting fo
tho impoverished condition of
Shite, and tho great distress oe
signed by sh ?riff's sales, and reec
mending that tho Convention petit
Gen. Canby to stay for three mouthe
?ll %xee?ti*a8 lor d^bt? prior to June
30, 1863,-waa, after considerable dis?
cussion, referred to the . Executive
Committee, with instructions to re?
All?n, of Greenville, iutroduoed au
ordinance providing for an exemption
from liability to execution, of real
estate to the value of $1,500, and
personal estate to the Value of $1,000;
aleo providing for a separate estate
for married -women, una preventing
the owner of real estate from mort?
gaging it without the consent of his
wife; ho wanted the exemption ex?
tended as far as poasiblo to debts
existing at the time of the passage of
the proposed o rd i nan co; and he
wished the matter referred to the
Legislative Committee, with power
to employ the beet legal talent in the
State, if deemed necessary. He was
no lawyer, and knew nothing about
th-j lav/, and be dished tc bc inairuct
ed in the law on this point. Referred
to the Legislative Committee.
L. S. Langley introduced an ordi
nanoe to chance the name of the
Election Districts iu the State to
Counties, and to divide tho Counties
into townships of not less than five
nor more than ten square miles each.
Neagle, of York Distriot, intro?
duced a resolution to the effect, 1st.
That the President of the Convention
write his name and the date, "Char?
leston, December 20, 18G8," across
the face of $200,000 worth of the
bills receivable of the State, issued
December 21, 1865, and that tho
same bo declared legal tenders for all
demands arisiug within the State,
except wbero the United States Go?
vernment is a party. 2d. That the
State Treasurer, iu Charleston, be
authorized to sell every week 810,000
worth of said bills receivable, so
signed by tho President of tho Con?
vention, or as ranch us may be neces?
sary^ to puj- the expenses of the Con?
vention. 3d. That tho Finance
Committee be instructed to prepare
an ordinance providing for the levy?
ing and collecting of a tax in accord?
ance with the Reconstruction Acts,
for the payment of expenses of the
Convention-the tax to amount to
$200,000, and to be collected between
September 1, 1871, and January 1,
1872, and tho money so raised to be
applied to the payment of tho afore?
said bills receivable. Tho money
raised by the salo of the bills to be
placed in the hands of the President
of the Convention, and tho balance
remaining after paying the expenses
of the Convention to be applied to
tho payment of tho con lingen t ex?
penses of the State, nuder the direc?
tion of the Governor. Tho resolu?
tion was referred to the Committee
on Finance, with instructions to
report on Wednesday, at 12 o'clock.
F>. Odell Duncan, of Newberry,
offered n resolution to tho effect that,
slavery having been abolished by the
United States Government, and this
acticn having been ratified by tho
State Legislature, debts for slaves be
declared null and void, because to
ullow suits for their recovery would
be to acknowledge the legality ol
slavery. Referred t<> the Judiciary
The same member introduced n
resolution, that owing to thc bud
mau-igenieut of tho rebel finances,
the property of the State, on which
cantraets made prior to the end oi
the war were predicated, had been
greatly reduced in value; therefore,
debts incurred prior to June 30,1865,
be reduced one-half. Referred to thc
F. J. Moses, Jr., offered a r?solu
tiou that Muj. C. D. Melton, of York
District, one of the Solicitors of the
State, be requested to act as legu!
idviser of tho Convention, and thal
in case be accepted, and waa williup
to aid tho Convention in the work ol
reconstruction, a room in the Club
Efonso be assigned him and he Ix
fellowed the per diem and mileago o!
i delegate. Referred to tho Execu
tive Committee, to report on to-mor
Randolph presented a petitior
which he wished the Convention t<
send to Congress, nsking for tho con
tinuance of the Freedmen's Bureai
in this State until the restoration o
2ivil government, and after that fo
tho establishment of u Bureau o
Education. Referred to the Commit
tee on MiscollaneouK Affairs.
Allen, of Greenville, introduced i
resolution, that the Legislature bo di
reotod, at its first meeting, to enac
uich laws as may bo necessary to sta;
axeon,tions on debts prior to 1865
until 1873, and that, until such meet
ing of tho Legislature, sucli execu
tions be staid by authority of th
Convention; provided that, in ni
event, such stay shall continuo be
vond 1873. Referred to tho Legis
A rrsnlr:tir:n waa ilttrodfioedi -hat a!
property be taxed ad valorem, aw
that the Legislaturo have powor t
levy a poll tax of $1 a head, to b
applied to tho school fund.
Neaglo, of York, introduced a rose
lntion, fixiug tho per diem ol dele
gatos at $S and their mileage at 2
couta by the shortest /onto bctweo
Charleston and their respective place
of abode. Delegates residing in th
city and representing country Dh
tricts not to be entitled to any mil?
Hurley, of Berkeley, introduced
resolution, requiring that tho follov
ing provisions be engrafted into til
Constitution of the State:
t:. 1. That no person be eligible for
Office who il not qualified to tote. ?
2. That no person i u anyway on
gaged io, or connected with, a duel
shall be eligible ior oflice.
3. That lotteries bo forever prohi?
bited. . .?
4. Thai imprisonment for debt, bo
abolished, except in cases of fraud.
JJ. P. Johnson, of Pickous, intro
dueed a petition.for the division of
hie District into two Districts. Re?
ferred to the Committee on Franchise
A black delegate introduced a reso?
lution, exempting clergymen from
patrol and road duty, and rendering
them ineligible to tho offices of
Governor and Lieu tenant-Governor,
and also ineligible to seats in the
General Assembly. Referred to the
5. Thompson, of Richland, intro?
duced a preamble and resolution, set?
ting forth Illili the I um u ??a o? ibo
State Penitentiary were maltreated,
and that persons were there who
ought not to be there, and appointing
a Committee of Five to investigate
the matter, with full power to sum
mou persons aud obtain any docu?
ments necessary for the purpose.
Allen said ho knew that the facts
set forth in the preamble were true,
and that some of the iu mates of the
Penitentiary were martyrs of their
Beverly Nash introduced a resolu?
tion, that all State institutions of
learning be open to all men without
respect to color. Referred to Com?
mittee on Education.
A white delegate introduced a reso?
lution, referring, iu bitter terms, to
those whom he designated as rebels
aud accused of treason and murder
and recommending that owing to tho
conduct of the (provisional officers of
the State, who were banded together
to defeat reconstruction, that they be
all removed. Referred.
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GRAND LODGE I. O. O. F.-Tho
twenty-sixth of April next, is the an?
niversary of this charitable order, as
established iu the United States, and
all Grand Lodges and Encampments
are requested to urge their subor?
dinates to observe the day in some
appropriate mode. We observe tho
following statistics in reference to the
order and tho good it has accom?
plished, which will be vorj- interest?
ing to the brethren: There are 43
jurisdictions, 2,815 working lodges,
212,200 members in tho United
States. During thc past year there
were 34,772 initiations, 20,114 bro?
thers relieved, 3,222 widowed fami?
lies relieved, $109,075.25 poid for the
relief bf brothers, $97,342.33 paid for
relief of widowed families, $102,
1G8.87 paid for burying the dead.
The total amount paid for relief dur?
ing tho year was $627,902.95. Ver?
mont, Texas and Mississippi are not
included in the statement, no reports
having been received from these
jurisdictions. The total revenue from
tho lodges during thc past year
amounted to $1,757,936. What a
beneficent fund for tue propagation
of good to the needy and distressed.
During tho past year 30,144 brothers
have been relieved, and joy and com?
fort brought home to the widowed
families of 3,232 deceased mombers.
GortsehnkofT has lost casto by
marrying the divorced wife of his
nephew, aud tho Russian nobility
recently sent back his cards of in?
vitation to a concert and bull nt his
An action of ejectment has been
brought before a New York Court, to
recover possession of a strip of laud
four inches wide, which has been iu
the defendant's possession for twenty
An editor at a dinner-table being
asked if he would take some pudding,
replied, in a fit of abstraction,
"Owing to a crowd of other matter
I am unable to find room for it.*'
4BBLS. lino CORN WHISKEY, just re
coived and for sale hy
Jan 22 2 T. J. GIBSON.
Colombia Base Ball Club.
AMEETING of this Clnb will be held
at the Palmetto Engine nouse, THIS
EVENING, at half-past 7 o'clock. A punc?
tual attendance of all tho mombers ?B re?
quested. B. II. McKAY.
Jan 22 1
LAGER BEER SALOON.
TUE undersigned will open .* LAGER
BEER SALOON, in the brick building
nu A?"jomb'y flfr^et. formerly occupied RA
a lMguereotypo Gallory by Messrs.' Weam
A II ix, and will keep first quality BEEK,
LUNCH every dav, from ll to 1 o'clock.
Jan 22 1*_ I. GRIE8HABER.
Grand Trotting Race - ? - Citizens'
RACE, in harnoss,
.will como [off over
? tho COLUMBIA
COURSE, for a Citizens' Pursu of $200, ou
THURSDAY next, tho23dmst., at 2 o'clock
I). T. Harvev tatars blact ?dud "FLY
T. Paxton enter* sorrel stud "AMERI?
D. F. Ward entera brown nwo "BETTY
Gate fee fl. Jan 22
. /'Dd yew know what I am thinking.
?bout?" enid a customer to his bar?
bor. "No, air, not exactly; but T
can see what is running in your
head." . .
If we Would have powerful .minda,
we must think; if we would have
faithful hearts,-we must lore; if we
would have strong muscles, wc must
labor. These include all that is valu?
able in life.
A smile may be bright while the
heart is sad-the rainbow is beautiful
in the air, while beneath ia the moan?
ing of the sea.
An ugly young lady is always
anxious to marry, and young gentle?
men are seldom anxious to marry
her. This is a r?sultant of two
mechanical powers-tho inclined plain
and leave her.
Latin is tho language of religion,
Greek of philosophy, French of con?
versation, italian of music, Spanish
of literature, German of science,
Persian of poetry, Arabic of specu?
lation, and English of control.
A charity scholar, nuder examina?
tion iu the Psalms, being asked,
"What is the pestilence that walketh
iu darkness?" replied, "Please, sir,
The St. Louis gamblers don't play
a "square game." Ont of fourteeu
faro boxes captured by the police,
but three were honestly made.
A Wisconsin girl, who became crazy
at the death of her mother, was im?
mediately restored to reason when
matrimony was proposed.
A butcher and a stock operator
differ tu this respect: Ono markets
the bulls, and the other bulls the
Why was Goliah astonished when
David hit him with a stone? Be?
cause such a thing never entered his
A husband, on being told the other
evening, that his wife had lodt her
temper, replied that ho was glad of
it, for it was a very bad one.
"Matchless misery" has been de?
fined to bc to have a cigar and nothing
to light it with.
Queer thing an iusurauco policy.
If I cau't sell it, I can-eel it, and if I
can-cel it, I can sell it.
When is a plant likeahog? When
it begins to root. And whoa is it
like a soldier? When it shoots.
There were 592 deaths in New
York during tho first eleven days of
January, and 239 in Brooklyn.
One a week is the average mor?
tality of newspapers in the Uuited
STATEMENT of tho condition of tho
NORTH AMERICAN FIRE INSUR?
ANCE COMPANY, of Hartford, on tho 31et
day of DECEMBER, 1867, made io the
Comptroller-General of the State of South
Carolina, purauant to the Statute of that
NAME AND LOCATION.
1. The name of thin Company ia North
American Eire Insurance Company, Hart?
2. Thc amount o' ha capital stock ia
3. The amount of the capital stock actu
allv paid up, in cash, is $300,000.
ASSETS, JANUARY 1, 1868.
Cash Itema.$44,505 22
United States Securities. 2-18,477 50
State bonds. 13,300 00
New York, Boston and Hartford
Rank Stocka. 91,435 00
Hartford and New Haven Eail
road Stock. 20,775 00
Loana on Stock Collaterals and
tiret Mortgage. 9,831 00
Total assets, January 1, 1868. .1434,373 72
Unpaid losses.$33,098 99
Eurplua. 101,274 73 $401.274 73
WM. C. HASTINGS, Proaidont.
J. B. PiEitCB, Secretary.
HABTFORU,"January 4, 1868.
State of Connecticut, County of Hart?
ford, sa.-Personally appeared, WM. C.
HASTINGS, President, and J. B. PIERCE,
Secretary, of tho North American Fire In?
surance Company, and mado oath that tho
foregoing Btatoment by them subucribed, ia
a true, full and correct statement of the
affaira of said Company, and exhibits, ao
far aa ascertained at this date, ita actual
condition on the 31at of December, 1867.
Before me. EDWARD GOODMAN,
Commis'r for S. C. in Hartford, Conn.
>|HARTFOno, Januar; 4, 1863.
State of Connecticut, County of Hart?
ford, aa.-I, EDWARD GOODMA. , Notary
Public in and for tho County and State
aforesaid, do hereby certify, that at tho re?
quest of tho ofllcsra of the North Ameri?
can Fire Insurance Company, of Hart?
ford, I have examined thu asacta of said
Company, and from auch examination, lind
Haid Company is poaecased of an actual
capital of $300,000, all of which ia more
clearly act forth in the annexed statement
of the condition of said Company to the
Comptroller-General of the State of South
Carolina. In witneaa whereof, I have
hereunto set ray baud and aftixod my of?
[L. a.] EDWARD GOODMAN,
Commis'r for 8. C. in Hartford, Conn.
STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA,
OFFICE OF THE CoMPTnoLLr.rt-GF.N'i.,
OoixtiaxA. c.. Janna** ai, lo?s.
I certify that' GEO?IGE HUGGINS, of
Columbia, 8. C., Agent of North American
Euc Insurance Company, of Hartford, in?
corporated hy the State of Connecticut,
haa complied with tho requisitions of tho
Act of the General Aaaembly, entitled "An
Act to regulate tho Agenciea of Insuronco
Companioa not incorporated in the State
of South Carolin-," and I hereby license
tho said Gooruu Huggins, Esq., Agent
aforesaid, to tako riaka and transact all
busineaa of Insurance in thia State, in tho
city of Columbia, S. C., for and in bohalf
of Haid Company. Expires 30th June,
1868. S. L. LEAPHART,
GEORGE HUOGTNS, Agent.
Columbia, S. C.
Oflico at Kuiar*TH. Jan 22 1
iiriuitsh'rt ?t??? ?'* Drliglit, for Tet?
ter, Pimplos, Blotches, and Eruptions on
liooal Xtoy-xx/a -1
CASH-PAY Ur.-prom um! af UT
January 1, 1868, tho cash system will
bo strictly, enforced. Persona who
are now indebted for subscriptions,
and who wish their pnpers continued,
will confer a favor by paying up at
once. Thoso who fail will have their
papers discontinued. Cash will also
bc required for all advertisements.
Persons forwarding advertisemente
from a distance, must send a remit?
tance. Job work cash on delivery.
EXTRA HEAVY BADES.-We are in?
formed that a lot of cotton, consist?
ing of thirty bales, "passed muster"
yesterday, whioh averaged 600
pounds; enc bale weighed 884.
UNIVERSITY DEGREE.-At the lott
meeting of the Board of Trustees of
the University of South Carolina, the
degree of LL.D. was conferred on
Prof. Charles S. Venable, formerly a
Professor in the South Carolina Col?
lege, and now Professor of Mathe?
matics in the University of Virginia.
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TROTTING RACE. -An advertisement
in this morniug's paper informs the
race-loving public that there will Ve
a trial of speed between three trotters,
to-morrow (Thursday) afternoon, on
the Columbia Course. A purse of'
$200 has been made up by the citi?
zens, which will be awarded to the
BONNETS AND SKIRTS.-Au old
bachelor, after examining the fashion
plates in the February monthlies,
got off the following. We withhold
bis name for prudential motives ;
Little head and little bonnet!
Little pate with nothing on it!
(One might say "with nothing in it,"
But 1 that you charm me every
Little lady, now I know
Why maidens let their ringlets
For otherwise-as bonnets go
Their heads would freeze, and
"that is so!"
Little waist and monstrous flounces I
Hew the silk sea waves and bounces!
How the hooping billows quiver
Like a lovely rustling river!
Oh wondrous water-silken sea!
What whalebones in your depths
What lots of gold-all wastefully
Squandered on you-bright silken
LEAP I'EAR TALK.-A young and
pretty girl stopped into a store where
a young man who had long been
enamored, but dared not speak, stood
behind the counter. In order to
remain as long as possible, she
cheapened everything. At last she
said: "I believe yon think I am
cheating you." "Oh, no," was the
reply; "to mo yon are always fair." I
."Well," whispered the young lady,
blushing as she laid an emphasis on
tho word, "I would not stay solong
bargaining, if you were not so dear."
MALU ARRANGEMENTS.-The post
office open during the week from 8>?
a. m. to 6 p. m. On Sundays, from
1 % to 2}<j p. m.
The Charleston aud Western mail?
are open for delivery at 2 p. m., and
close at 9 a. m.
Northern-Open for delivery at
10*^ a. m., closes ai 1 p. m.
Greenville-Open for delivery at 3
p. m., closes at 8 p. m.
NKW AUTKKTISKMXNTS.-Attention ia call?
ed tu the following advertisements, pub?
lished this morning for the first Mme:
Meeting Columbia Base Ball Club.
I. Grieshaber-Lager Beer Saloon.
Grand Trotting Race.
T. J. Gibson-Corn Whiskey.
George Huggins-Fire Insurance
Corn and Oats.
TUST received and for salo:
el 500 bushels CORN.
SOO bushels SLED OATS.
Jan 21 FISHER A LOWRANCE.
EOUR ROOMS, in tho Basement of tho
house, at tho corner of Taylor and
Pickons streets, with uso of Water, Wood?
house, Cow-house aud small Gardon. Ap?
ply at the promises.__*?_**
DIAMOND HAMS, &c.
1 OK DAVIS, Jr.. DIAMOND HAMS
I ??tj Gus season's curing, and tho bust
2 bbls. Fulton Market Breakfast Bacon,
S firkins (mahen Butter,
20 boxes Fresh Cutting Cheese, fte.
Just received and for sale by
Jan 21 2 C. H. BALDWIN ? CO.
Iron and Steel.
m* /~\ LBS. Genuino Swedo?i
OvJ.vJUU lIl0N* imporfcod direcfc
from Stockholm, Sweden.
23,000 lbs. Sheffield Plow Steel, much
bettor in quality than American Steel
UHuallysold l>y dealers.
For salo at low prices, hy
Jan 21 J. A T. U. AGNEW.
Landretris Garden Seeds.
Alargo variety of fresh and reliable
SEEDS, just received from that Well
known house of'David Latidreth A Sous.
Wholosalo and ri it iii at
Jan 19 +.>?. / E. POLLARD'S.