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PABIS, February 18.-La France
re-asserts that Bismarck !?as asked
permission to resign. Bismarck's
official organ says the Austrian Min?
istry is pursuing a dangerous course,
and is zealously befriending the
Abyssinian advices represent Na?
pier as pushing the hostile forces,
with report.** nf "kirsishes.
CHARLESTON, February 13.-Arriv?
ed-steamer Alliance, Philadelphia;
bark Mary ond Louisa, New York.
Sailed-steamer Jamos Adger, New
-AUGUSTA, February 13.-In tho
matter of alleged mul-administration
on tho part of tho recent municipal
authorities, Gen. Meade has decided
that the evidence does not sustain
the charges; and, therefore, dismisses
NASHVILLE, February 13.-Brown
low's message characterizes the con?
certed railroad strikes as conspiracies
against the State.
MEMPHIS. February 13.-Tho Ger?
man Savings Institution has sus?
A French woman, living in tho
suburbs, was ravished by two negroes
last night. The police aro after
CHARI?ESTON, February 13.-Tho
Convention had a heavy day's work,
and twenty sections of the new Con?
stitution were adopted, making al?
together fifty-three. The Conven?
tion requested Gen. Csnby to abolish
District Courts, and adopted a provi?
sion recognizing common public poli?
tical equality, without distinction oi
rae? or color.
WASHINGTON, February 13. -It ha*
transpired that Burlingame's mission
to the European powers, is to secure
assistance against tho Chinese rebels,
who are pressing tho Imperialists
Certain commercial privileges un
tendered in compensation fur mate
rial and polit ieal nid.
Secretary Seward responds to tin
Ohio Governor's demand for a retin t
of the papers ratifying tho Constitu
t ional amendment, that Ibero is ni
Jaw permitting tho withdrawal of un;
documents from the department, u
the request of au individual or Stab
therefore, tho order ratifying nm
tho ouo rescinding will both reniait
Gen. Meade telegraphs that bo i
not Bure whether Alebainu bas ut
cepted or rejected tho Constitution
Ho is investigating whether the poll
wero or were not opened in ecrtai
Counties; if not, ho will order a sp?
The President has called on Howar
for a list of the Bureau functiouiiriei
with the law uuder which they ur
A reliable letter from Beirut, Syrit
reports Geueral Breckinridgn there
January 1, contemplating a joanie
through Syria. Being asked abm
returning to America, General I
said ho hud no wish to become
martyr, and should not return not
ho could do so with safety; but tht
no other country should become li;
home. The same letter states tin
Jacob Thompson and several otht
leading parties ia the South darin
the late war arc wandering abot
The Secretary of the Tressai
directs customs collectors, nfter cai
colling cotton exportation permits, I
roturo tnem to the assessor of tl
district where the permits origiuatei
thus preventing their uso a secou
Customs receipts for tho week eui
ing tho 8th, $3,200.000.
BINGHAMTON, N. Y., February 1
A Democratic Mayor and a majori
. of tho city council has been elect?
for tho first timo in ten years.
WASHINGTON, February 13.-In tl
House, the rights of America
abroad was resumed, and after di
cussion, tho whole matter was ref?
red to the Committee on Forei/
Affairs. Tho caso of John Yoni
Browu was resumed, who plead I
own caso; he was rejected-108 to 4
In tho Senate, the case of Thom
(Maryland Senator) was resumed ai
discussed to adjournment.
In tho Reconstruction Committr
to-day, Steven? presented resol uti?
impeaching the President for hij
crimes and misdemeanors; it vt
tabled by the following vote: Yeas
Bingham, Paine, Beaman, Hnlbo
(Republicans,) Brooks, Beck, (Dca
orats.) Nays-Stevens, Faros wort
Bontwell. This is considered t
final test to impeachment.
KIN Alf Cl Al? ARO COMMEUCIA1,.
COLUMBIA, February 18:-Sftles of
cotton to-day 290 balte-middling
NEW YORK, Febraary 13.-Qold
41%. Flour a shade firmer. Mess
pork firm, at 23.50. Lard 14@U%.
Cotton quiet, at 2Q%(a?l.
7 P. M.-Cotton quiet and irregu?
lar; sales 8,000 bales, at 20^?21
chiefly 20>.j. Flour-Stete 8.4 @
10.80. Corn unchanged. Rico nrm
-(Jarolina 10>?(a)ll>?. Freights
quiet-cotton sail %fj|7-16. Gold
irregular, at 40%. Sterling dull, at
BALTIMORE, Februury 13.-Cotton
very quiet, at 20>?. Flour dull and
unchanged. Wheat stendy-good to
choice Southern 1.70(^1.80. Corn
firm and scarce-primo white and
yellow firstname.lastname@example.org. Oats active, at 82.
Rice wanted, at G0@70. Shoulders
UJi@ll!.<; bulk shoulders 9%(g}
CINCINNATI, February 13.-Mess
pork 23.00. Shoulders IOJ4'; clear
sides 13}-.<. Lard held at l4l?.
CHARLESTON, February 13.-Cot?
ton quiet but unchanged; sales 200
bales-middling 20; sales of tho week
6,250; receipts of tho week 8.G50.
SAVANNAH, February 13.-Cotton
opened quiet but steady, with a small
iuqniry, and closed wit li a better feel
iug-middling 19?/,@20; sales 1,705
bales; receipts 3,2Mb'-of the week
21,775; stock 58,812.
AUGUSTA, February 13.-Cotton
mnrket stendy; sales 085; receipts
1 050-midd?ug 19; sales of the week
5,040; receipts 4,830.
LIVERPOOL, February 13-Even?
ing.-Cotton closed ensior; sales
10,000 bales-upland* 8;*? on spot; to
arrive S%\ Orleans 8%.
HAVANA. February 13.-Sugar dull
and declining; offers low, but sellers
refuse. Sterling 10}J(t?;l 1. New York
currency 31 discount: The drought
in Manzanillo is retarding the tobac?
co crop, und but. . half crop is ex?
GREGG. PALMER & CO.,
STOCKS, ?und?. Hi.lil nuil Kxeliang
bought and sold. O lb ce at OltKOO A
CO.'8. _ Jun 17
Limestone Springs Female High
REV. WM emms, LL D., PBIKCIPAI..
*rm^ TMK ensuing session of this
/T'SkK BO HOOL will coiiirueuce on
?jTi| [ll,, A K I ) M) S1 ) A Y. the l'.llh day ut
^??KMS I'obruaiy next.
gF/?? It ia requested that appli'a
<???zr thais for admission bo madu UH
soon as possible In Dr. CURTIS at the
School; answers will bo returned in each
instance, mut parties then applied for will
bo mot by Dr. CUIlTIS ut tho most conve?
nient point on tho lino of railroad between
Charleston and I'aculet Depot, at the open?
ing of tho School.
I erin-, payable in advance, in currency,
Ser session of rive months:
o i rd, inc oiling wabbing, fuel,
lights. Ac.$75 00
Tnitiou in all English branches- 25 00
I Stationery, pens, ink. paper, Ac. 1 00
'.Che above is required foreach Pupil; the
following aro optional:
Tuition on tho Piano. $25 00
Uso of Piano.,. 2 50
Tuition oil tit? Ouitar.!. 20 00
Vocal Lessons, st jarato. ... 20 00
Voirai LesaoiiB, in class. 10 00
Tallinn in Kreuch or Modern Lan?
guages, each. 20 00
Tuition in Drawing or Painting. *?0 00
No other charge will bo made, excepl for
Books and pr?valo Stationery fiirnishi d.
Fine Liquors, Segars, &c.
TflK i-uhacrilior has just tumlo largo ad?
dition of tho abovo to his stock, and
will take pleasuro in showing his Irieuds
tho saino. Tho purity and quality aro
guaranteed in every respect, such as
HOLLAND OIN, 'Triune of Orango,"
vory ?ld and line.
American Oin, "Old Tom."
Irlard, Dupuy A Co.'o Braudy, vintage of
London Dock Brandy.
Port, Sherry and Madeira Wines.
Choice Old Eye Whiskey, and a full as?
sortment of low grades.
Old Jamaica Bum.
Genuine DUItllAM and "BILL ABP"
Smoking, thc beat brands in market.
Jun 25 G KOBO K sYM M ERS._
On Consignment, with Orders to Sell.
Of \ IH ?XICS Low Orados TOBACCO.
Ol " 10 boxes Extra Kino Tobacco.
(10 boxes Low Priced Segare.
15 " Smoking Tobacco.
5 bales Cotton Yarns.
Oct ?0 AI.FUED TOLLESON.
Don't forget. 'Pde only sure cough
cum is Stanley's celebrated Cough Syrup.
Sold by Fisher and Heinitsh.
EATING HOUSE AT AL3T0K.
PVSSENOEBS on tho Greenville and
Columbia Kailroad, can get BKKAK
P AST and BINNEL at Alston-ampio time
Dec 27 M ARY A. ELK IN A SON.
ON hand, and for salo, 8 PATE BILLS
BEUE1VABLE, for all dues to the
State. GREGG, PALMER & CO.
GUANO ! GUANO ! GUANO !
NO. 1 PERUVIAN GTJAKO, per ton or 2,000 Iba., in bags, - - - - $95 00
Sardv'a Soluble Phoapho-Peruvian Guano, ammomated with No. 1 Peruvi?
an, per ton of 2,000 lb?., in baga, - -. 70 00
Hardy's Ammoniated Soluble Paciiio Guano, ammoniatcd with animal matter, per ,
ton of 2.000 Iba., ia baga or b?rrele, - -- -- -- - 6500
Baker's and Jarvis' leland South Pacific-beat phoaphatic-Gtianoa, per ton of
2 000 Iba., in hage or barrels, - - - - - - - - - - 50 00
Bolivian, Hiuh Grade and Genuine Paciflo Guano, per ton of 2,000 lbs.-in bags
or b?rrele,.- - 55 00
Lower Graces cf ri;obt.br?ilo-Caribbean tea- Guanos, - - - 35 00 to 40 00
Gronnd Land Plaster Gypsum, per barrel, - - -.'2 50
The above being Charleston cash pnces-exponaos to point of delivery added.
Credit will bo given opon undoubted acceptances-iu which case an extra charge will
Particular attention is called to tho above-mentioned
SOL ?BLE PHOSP HO-PER UVIA A*
AMMONIATED SOLUBLE PACIFIC GUANOS,
WHICH are rich compounds of "RAKER'S ISLAND" and "BOLIVIAN GUANOS,"
analyzing G5 and 80 per cent. Bone Phosphate, (rendered soluble,) and yielding 30 to
35 per cent, Phosphoric Acid, ammoniatod with No. 1 Peruvian Guano, and with ani?
mal matter, making most concentrated and rich fertilizers; combining the chemical
constituents of all vegetation, anil adapted as nearly as possible to all climates, soils
and crops, having been thoroughly and satisfactorily lusted by practical and scientific
Partners and Planters, apon Cotton, Tobacco, Wheat and' Vegetabl. B of all kinds, from
whom tho highest testimonials have been received.
For salo by the cargo or retail, iu hags and barrels, in quantities to suit purchasers,
by JOHN B. BARDY.
Importer and Manufacturer, 58 South street, corner Wall, Now York.
General Agents for Columbia, South Carolina.
February 13 31 UltAKSER, Mc JUN KIN Si S ION tv.
To Farmers and Planters.
WE OFFER for ?alo the following Fer?
tilizers of tho Lodi Manufacturing
Double Refined POUDRBTTE, prepared
from night soil of New York city, at New
York price?, $25 per ton ot '2.0?0 pounds,
freight added. Also.
NITRO-PHOSPHATH of LIME, equal in
every respect to Peruvian Guano, made
from floured bone dust and night soil, su?
perior and far cheaper than any Phosphate
in market, at $65 pt r ton, in Charleston.
A lair trial, however small, is respectfully
solicited. J. H. EN8I.OW A CO.,
Charleston, 8. C.
Read the following testimonials:
.1/ Home, near Marietta, Ga., Oct. 16.
A. J. Roberts ?V Co., Atlanta, Ca.
Cattlemen: 1 am well pleased with tho
result of the usn of tho "Double Refined
Poudrettu" on my crops. I tried it on both
com and cotton, and am satisfied wherever
it was applied the yield was more than
doable what it Would have been without it.
1 regret exceedingly my not using it moro
extensively the present year, but will try
to make up my loss by purchasing a larger
quantity next spring. 1 regard it as the.
e. li eu pi st, most reliable, and easiest man?
aged fertilizer within my knowledge, and
cheerfully recommend it 'as I have tried it
thoroughly) to the fanners of tbis section,
sud particularly to those planting cotton,
from the fact of itH causing it to mature
from Icu days titt wo wreks earlier than it
would without tho use of thu Poudrette. I
also use 1 it on my gurdon, and found it of
ntttoh benefit to all kiwis of plants. Very
respectfully, Ac. ti. s. oGLESliY. "
Extract from a letter received from Prof.
Marlin, of Hampden. Sidney College,
Va , dated July 1, 1S67:
Tho Double Refined Poudrette is operat?
ing liku a charm on my crop, and attract?
ing universal attention from all beholders.
I um already satisfied that it is the cheap
eat and surest renovator of our worn-out
IHghSlioals, Ga., October 4, 1867.
Jamea R Dey, Esti.
Sir: Tho Doublo Itefin td rondrctto 1
bought for two other parties in connection
with myself-one of them used it on cotton
and corn, and thinks it answered finely;
tho other pnt it on cotton, on very poul
ground, mid thinks it doubled his crop. 1
used it on corn. It answered finely, ant}
was thought by tho hand that cultivated
the crop to be fully equal to Rhode's Hnpei
Phosphate. I also used it on about ar
aero of cotton, and 1 am ..leuriy of opinior
that il is tho best and cheapest fertilizet
in use, and I expect to order several toni
this winter. Yours, very respectfully,
EUarMe, Schley Co., Ga , Oct. 4, 1867.
Tho Doublo Refined Poudrette, pur
chased of yon last spring, I think, in
creased my crop of cotton 150 pounds pei
acre; put it upon worn-out pino land, a
the rate of 200 pounds per aero, drilled ii
with cotton seed. Yours, Ac,
Salisbury, JV. C., August 10, 1867.
James R. Doy, Esq.
Dear Sir: i can safely say that you
Double Refine d Poudrette- is "far soperio
to an> other fertilizer for cotton; for 1 hav
given it a fair trial this season. Yours,
JEHU FOSTER, Ju.
Savannah, Ga., September 25, 1867.
JanicB lt, Dey, Esq., President.
Dear Mr: I used the Doublo Refine*
Pondrotte, bought of you last aprinj;, Ol
corn. I think it increased tho yield our
half. I consider it au excellent, manon
Respectfully, T. HOLCOMBE.
Ridgeway. S. C., September 21, 1867.
Mr. James lt. Doy.
.Sir; 1 applied tho Double Refined Pon
drette by itself, and in combination wit
other fertilizers, on cotton, and am please
with it; so much so thut it is my presen
intention to purchase a larger supply t
yon the next year to apply to my cotto
crop. Yours very respectfully.
HENRY C. DAVIS.
Itocly Mount, Edgecomb Co., N. C. Nov li
James R. Dey, Esq.
Sir: In reply to your Inquiry of the ri
suits of our experience in tho uso of yoi
improved Poudrette-purchased of you f(
this year's cotton crop-wo would beg lca\
I to say that tho present season hm bee
ono quite unfavorable to tho action of a
Several kinds of manures wero used I
ns, with the excepti >n of your Poudrott
with little or no effect to the crop.
j Where tho Pondretto was used, it gave
us near half a halo moro per acre, and
caused tho cotton to open much earlier;
and wo would, tberoforo, recommend tho
name aa a concentrated immure for tho
growth of golton, aa well aa improvement
to the soil. Yours. Very respect full v,
HENRY P. 8TULT8& ?URO.
Address for further particulars.
LODI HA.NUFAOTUHING CO.,
Nov 14 3mo cr. Cortland street. N. Y.
JEW EJL R Y.
(~?j I HAVE on hand one of tho host
yyV assortments of tho ahnve I.I M?
JkidB ARTICLES, and am de tel ?mined to
sell at greatly reduced prices.
WATCHES AND JEWELRY
NEATLY t&z^gia REPAIRED
AT SHORT NOTICE.
I*. S. Also to disposo of a cheap lot of
FORFEITED WATCHES. At
Sign of the Oreen Spectacles,
Ono door Sunt li I'lvthrx olin o,
1 Feb 2 Main street, Columbia, 8. C.
Guns, Pistols, Fishing Tackle, &c.
.^^^ TUE undersigned boH re
^|^*<r7 moved his stock of goutls in
^Cj>^_^^the abovu lino to the store
W Woext to Fisher & Hoiuitsh's.
Cuns anti Pistols repaired and put in
perfect order, at reasonable notice.
SEWING MACHINES Repaired.
P. W. KRAFT,
Main street, opposite Phoenix Oflice.
M. W. BYTHEWOOD,
I Auctioneer and General Commission Merchant
On Washington st., rear of A. Tollesun'.t,
COLUMBIA. 8. C. -
THE abovo storo having boon rented. I
am from this day prepared to receive
I consignments of Cotton, Corn, Flour,
Bacon, Groceries and Provisions in gene
ral: also, Furniture, Dry Goods, Clothing,
From my experience of twenty years in
the auction and commission business, in
this city, Charleston and !.owberry, 8. C.,
I hopo to re?oive a liberal share of patron
ago from my old friends and the puolic
generally. " Dec 19
Scrofula, or King's Evil, ia cured by
usiug Ueinitsh's Queen's Delight.
''The Queen of Medicine."
AN ascription of praise moro worthy thc
triumphs of art than gilded obi li-tka,
or monuments of stone, is tho voluntary
testimouy of a grateful poople. A thou?
sand hearts, and as many ready tongues
yield a willing and a thankful tribute ol
'praise to tho merits of that incomparable
UEINITSH'S QUEEN'.! DELIGHT.
These aro tho living trophies:
"Snatched from tho curso disease liai
To speak tho t Humphs skill bas wrought.'
In tho brief period of twelve mouths
over 3,000 cases have been treat tl so sue.
ccssfully as to entitle it to bo tho wonde
of tho ago.
For debility, prostration, nervousness
mental depression, im pan ed digestion
loi-s of appetite, restlesness, want of vita
force and low spirits, it is mme invigorat
ing and strengthening than all tho com
pounds of bark or bitters. As a live
invigilator, il iii of inestimable value. A
a stimulant, it is safer and surer than al
the mm and whiskey tonics of tho day
and if you value your lifo and health
pin's feo, avoid these quickening st imo
Inila to tho gravo and ure thu Queen'
Delight. For solo hv
FISHER A HEINITSH,
Jan 99 Dritttirtsts.
Copeland & Beardei
HAVE ON HAND
200 bushels SEED WHEAT,
&U ii iga Extra Faniilv FLoUit,
1,000 lbs. New Bacon' HAMS,
10,000 lbs. Bacon Sides and Shoulders,
Sugar, Cogee and Molasses,
20 Wills. Golden and Beo-hive Syrups,
Badging and Bale Rope,
2(K> sacks Liverpool Salt,
10 bales Yarn. Nov 16
Sale to Foreclose Mortgage.
UNDER power of Attornoy to roe by
deed, i:ivcn by C P. Pelham, to Jere?
el, mn mortgage, and by consent, alter
Alteen dave public notice, to sell and con?
voy certain premises mortgaged by th?
eaid G. P. Pelham, pursuant to the terms
of said agreement, I will offer at public
sale, at the Court House in Columbia, on
the FlRKT MONDAY in March next, at tho
usual hours, the following REM. B?TATB
:r. ti;;, oltj u? Columbia, viz:
The buT corner of Plain and Barnwell
streets, one square East of Nickol son's
Hotel, containing ono and one-third acres,
more or les?, with Buildings thereon, as
follows: A modem built bi ?ck dwelling
bouse, with eight rooms; kitchen and ser?
vants' liouso ot brick, with eight rooms;
carriage house and stablo, and other suit?
able out-buildings. The lot is well-stocked
with choice Irnit trees, evergreen hedges,
At). Tho location and improvident s com?
mend themselves to any one wanting a
comfortable and desirable residence.
Terms-$1,600 within thirty da\ s from
dato of sale; the balance in equal instal?
ments, one and two years from January I,
18158. secured by bond and mortgage;'tho
buildings to bo insured and the policies to
accompany tho bond. Tho purchaser tc
pay for papers.
Tho standing ^'urnitnre (all first class)
will be sold with tho house or not. as univ
bo desired. C. H. BALDWIN,
Attorney-in-fact of C. P. IV .lunn.
Feb 14_ fm _
Dissolution of Copartnership.
rilHE firm of J. C. 8EEGER8 A CO. has
I been dissolved by mutual consent.
JOHN C. 8KEGER8,
All persons indebted to the lato firm of
J. C. SEEGERS .V, CO., either by account
or note, oro respectfully requested to como
forward at once and settle with either of
the midersigner), as it is abs"!ut. ly neces?
sary that the debts due the late firm of J.
C. Seegera & Co., be promptly p*id.
JOHN 0. REEGEBS,
G. DI HUCKS.
Tho undersigned wonld hereby givo ex?
pression to bis gratitude to his many and
kind friends for their patronage, while he
was a member of the tl rm of J. C. SEE?
GERS ,V CO., hoping also that the samo
will bo extended to Mr. G. DIERCKS, who
continues the business on his own account,
mid will do Ids utmost to render satisfac?
tion to all who may favor him with their
custom-while I intend to give my entire
attention to my Itivwcrv.
An ample supply, sufficient for the city
and country, ol' pure BEER, always on
hand. Prompt attention ?ill he given to all
orders left at Mr. G. Diereks' store.
JOHN C. SEEGERS.
The undersigned will continue the busi
ne.-rt at thu old stand, where he will always
keep on hand a select stock of GROCE?
RIES, WINES, BRANDIES, TOBACCO,
SEGA BS, ftc
WATCHES and JEWELRY repaired in
a workman.ike manner, promptly and
Tho LAGER BEER SALOON will be re?
opened in the basement. Tho BILLIARD
ROOM will be CLOSED until further no?
tice. G. DIERCKS.
FRESH 8 DA BISCUIT, Hugar Crack?
ers. Gingrr Schnapps, Ac, just re?
ceived, and for salo low. bv
Jan 28_J. ft T. B. AGNEW.
ALL PER80N8 INDEBTED to tho
undersigned aro particularly request?
ed to como forward and settle up without
delay, as indulgence has ceased to be a
vir nie._E. & G. D. HOPE. .
Ilelnltsh's Crimson Tetter Wash,
for Totter, Ringworm, Pimples, Worra
Spots, Ronghne s of tho Skin-a cure for
Tetter anil_ Ringworm._
f*f\ BBLS. FLOUR,
OU 150 Sacks Flour; from boat Family
to good Super.
Jan 12 FISHER & LOWRANCE.
South Carolina-Bichland District.
John W. Parker, Executor of J. T. Muads,
vs. Ami E. Munds et al.
PURSUANT to decretal order of Chan?
cellor Lescano in tho above atated
o.tse, January 14, 18G8, tho creditors of
JAMES T. M?NDS aro hereby n qu red to
establish their d< manda before nie, within
threo months from date of this publication.
D. B. DE?AUSSURE, C. E. R. D.
NOW IN STOKE.
R. & W. C. SWAFFIELD
AHEAD AS USUAL !
SUITS FII01I $7.50 TO
AFULL LINE OF
Now Htvlo PAPER and LINEN COLLARS.
A splendid line of FRENCH and ENG?
LISH CASSIMERE. which will be made to
order in tho LATEST STYLES and at LOW
E/crything that is now in the way of
N. B.-Our OLOTHING is noady all of
OUR OWN MANUFACTURE.
Soptt20 MAIN STREET.