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LONDOK, February 15-Evening.
Despatches jn?k received frem Abj?
sinia state that Gen. Napier was at
the front, pushing on tho advanoe,
and the hostile forces were drawing
near to each other. Reports had
reached Annesley Bay that skirmishes
had alroady taken place between tho
British advance aud the forces of
King Theodore, but no particulars of
the fighting are given. .Official .dev
spatches from Gen. Napier are anx
American newspapers centainiug a
report of the Congressional proceed?
ings on the matter of allegiance and
citizenship have beeu received by the
last steamer. Tho comments of the
press hore are generally favorable to
the views expressed iu Congress.
The Fenian Linnon bas beeu sen?
tenced to fifteen years.
The suspension of the writ of
habeas corpus in Ireland continues.
The French press bill failed, after a
stormy debate. The French Govern?
ment is pushing the National Guard
15EULix, February 17.-Bismarck's
sickness is serious.
FLORENCE, February 17.-Th?
Council has resolved to pay a part of
the Papal debt.
The Reconstruction Conventions.
CHARLESTON, February 17.-Tho
Convention to-day, after a lengthy
discussion, adopted a resolution ask?
ing Congress for a loan of 81,000,000
to purchase lands.
MONTGOMERY, February 17.-Ser?
geant Bates, carrying the United
States flag, reached this city to-day.
He was met by a large number of
?citizens iu carriages decorated with
United States flags, and with a band
of music. 3,000 people turned out
to hear the reception speeches and to
Welcome him. Hundreds of ladies
?from windows, balconies and veran?
dahs, on the principal streets, waved
their handkerchiefs to him as he
marched along. He was escorted to
one of the leading hotels and is the
guest of the city as long as he re?
mains. All the speakers and mar?
shals of tho day were Confederate
CHARLESTON, February 17.-Ar?
rived-steamer |Moneka, New York.
Sailed-sohooner Malanga, George?
town, S. C.
WASHINGTON, Fobruary 17.-The
President has received a petitiou
from George Francis Train, asking
the aid, influence and power of thc
United States Governmeut to enforce
his claim for ?100,000 against the
British Government for illegal arrest
and false imprisonment.
A telegram from San Francisco
states that a resolution has beeu in?
troduced into the Legislature of
California, to the offect that in their
view the attempt on tho part of
England to unite British Columbia
to the dominion of Canada was of the
utmost importance, and th it its ac
. quisition by tho United States is
highly necessary. Their Senators
aud Representatives at Washington
were instructed to use all honorable
means to induce the Government to
acquire Columbia. The Governor
of California was instructed to tele?
graph these resolutions to tho Presi?
dent, members of Congress, and Go?
vernors of the Pacific States.
Yesterday tho appointment of three
Catholic Bishops for the Diocese of
Philadelphia was received from
Cardinal Barnabo, of Rome. The
Pope has designated Ibo following:
Tho Rev. William O'Hara, of St.
Patrick's, Bishop of Scranton; tho
Rev. J. F. Shanahan, Bishop of
Harrisburg; the Rev. Dr. C. R.
Brecker, of Richmond, Va., Bishop
of Wilmington, Del.
^ Information from Nashville men?
tions that tho Conservative State
Convention have passed resolutions
looking to a thorough re-organization
of *tho party throughout tho State,
endorsing Johnson, and declaring
thai tho Governmeut was established
to protect tho political rights aud
material interests of tho white race,
and should bo so administered; and
annouueing their affiliation with tho
The wheat crop in South Australia
is a failure.
Tho Supreme Court, to-day, over?
ruled tho motiou heretofore made to
d?sonas the appeal in tho McCardlo
case, for want of jurisdiction, Tho
case will, therefore, como up for
argument on its merits, as previous
.arranged, on tho first Monday of
Gen. Steadman bas resigned the
New Orleans internal revenue collec?
te? whip, to take effect the 15th May.
The President , nominated Thomas
Bin!, Marshal cf Sou i h Carolina.
Senator Sherman says the General
will not accept either the brevet ap?
pointment or the command of tho
new department, and if the President
dcolines to relieve him from tho lat?
ter, he will promptly tender his resig?
Internal revenue receipts to-day
h-iftW FBANGISCO, February 17.-A
?rOTOfOQOtt has broken out iu Japan,
in consequence of opening tho ports.
The Mikado is a prisoner. Lati
Shagoon fled from tho capital. The
ministry-the treaty-making powers
have pledged neutrality. The ports
opened have bnt little trade, and the
settlers are dissatisfied with the loca?
tion. A boat capsized iu Osaka River,
drowning Admiral Bell, of the United
States navy, Flag Lieut. Reed anel ten
of the crew.
Co ii p; reunion ni.
WASHINGTON, February 17.-In the
House, Bingham introduced the fol?
lowing, which was referred to the
Whereas, a large majority of tho
votes given at an election ho?d on the
- day of February, 18G3, were for
the Constitution presented by the
Convention of tho people of tho
State of Alabama; and whereas, cer
j tain combinations of citizens within
the said State refused to vote, with
j the intent thereby to defeat the ef?
forts of tho friends of ?he Union to
restore said State to its proper rela?
tion to tho Union ; therefore,
lie it enacted, tte, That the Legis
( lature elect under tho new Constitu?
tion of Alabama be convened at tho
Capitol of said State, as soon as prac?
ticable, by order of the United States
military commander within said State
of Alabama; and that upon the rati?
fication by the said Legislature of
the fourteenth article of tho amend?
ment to the Constitution of the
United States, proposed by the thir?
ty-ninth Congress, and the establish?
ment by law of impartial suffrage
within said State, as authorized by
said Constitution of Alabama, tho
said State shall bo admitted to repre?
sentation in tho Congress of the
United States, in accordance with the
laws of tho United States.
Trumbull's bill, introduced to-day,
defining the jurisdiction of tho Courts
of the Unite dStates, in effect is us
follows: It provides that all Courts
of the United States shall be bouud
by tho Acts of Congress on political
questions, and that it rests with Con?
gress to determine what government
is the established ono in any State,
and it is declared that no civil State
government exists in tho excluded
States of the South, and no so-called
civil State governments in such States
shall bo recognized by either the
Executive or Judiciary power of the
United States, until Congress shall
so provide, or until such State is
represented in tho Congress of the
United States. The Reconstruction
Acts are declared political in their
character-the propriety or validity
of which no juclicial tribnual is com?
petent to question, and tho Supreme
Court of tho United States is hereby
prohibited from taking jurisdiction
of any case growing out of tho execu?
tion of s:ii(l Acts, in oither of said
States, until such State shall bo rep?
resented, etc.; and such cases now
pending before that court, shall bo
dismissed; anel all Acts authorizing
an appeal, writ of error, habt cor?
pus, or other proceeding to bring be?
fore said court for roviow, any case,
civil or criminal, arising out of the
execution of said Reconstruction
Acts, aro hereby repealed.
Nothing else important presented,
and under regular call, the House re?
sumed the appropriation bill, and it
In tho Sonate, a potitiou was pre?
sented from 100 New Jersey negroes,
asking 8100 each, to carry them to
Liberia. A similar potitiou from
Massachusetts negroes. The South
Carolina Convention asked aid to ex?
tend tho Port Royal Railroad. Tho
Judiciary Committco reported a bill,
that the majority of votes shall decido
all elections ander tho Reconstruc?
tion Acts, and voting on the adoption
of the Constitution. Duly registercel
persons may voto in any part of tho
State, upon presentation of a certi?
ficate. A bill, conveying into tho
Treasury the proceeds of captnrcd
and aboudonod property, was dis?
cussed to adjournment.
Sumner presenteel a petition from
citizens of Massachusetts, praying
tho abolition of the presidential office,
as dangerous to thc Republic.
FINANCIAL ANO COMMKIICIAX..
COLUMBIA, February 17.-Sale* of
cotton to-day' 200 bales-middling
NEW YORK, February 17-Noon.
Flour uucbanged. Wheat dull and
unchanged. Corn favors buyers.
Mess pork steady, at 23.50. Lard
steady, at 14@U%. Cotton firmer,
at 22. Gold 41^. Mouey 4?5.
7 P. M.-T-Cotton active, l(o>l^c.
higher; sales 12,000 bales, at 22.,!T(5;
23. Flour less uctive, and prices un?
changed. Corn-Western mixed 1.26
?1.28; Southern white firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oats active but lower-Western 83?^.
Mess pork-new 23.68; old 22.57.
Lard steady. Freights quiet-cotton
sail XQiJi; steam Kf?te. ? Gold
BALTIMORE. February 17.-Cotton
very active; light offerings. Flout
very dull; no sales. Wheat dull aud
unchanged; Southern ?>1.70@,1.82.
Corn dull-white 1.15(a>1.18; yellow
I. email@example.com. Shoulders 9%; rib sides
II.i.<; clear 12 V.
CINCINNATI, February 17.-Flour
quiet. Corn dull-offered at 80, but
no buyers. Mess pork active, at 23.
Bacon active-shoulders IO1..; clear
sides 13>.J. Lard held at 14.'4?.14'.i.
CHARLESTON. February 17.--Cotton
opened steady but closed excited aud
active, at an advance of l(/i,l?.,-sales
1,200 bales; middling 22.
AUGUSTA, February 17.-Market
advanced 2c.-sales i.810 bales; re?
ceipts 930; middling 22.
SAVANNAH, February 17.-Cotton
active and very excited, advanced
middling 21>?@22; tales 2,110; re?
LONDON, February 17-Noou.
Consols 92%((i93. Bonds 713.i<?
LIVERPOOL, February 17-Noon.
Cotton active, excited and higher
uplands 9 on the spot; 8% to arrive;
LIVERPOOL, February 17-Evening.
Cotton in great activity, and much
excitement, and closed irregular but
buoyant-uplands in port9??@9??;
to arrive 9 ; Orleaus 9j^'(&91 .? ; sales
Valuable Lands For Sale.
BEING desirous of changing my busi?
ness, I proposo to sell my FARM,
known aa tho "Lay Place," lviug on the
North fork of Little" River, in Chechee Val?
ley, Pickens District, S. C., and distant
from Walhalla thirteen miles. Thia placo
containa 1,875 aerea, 250 of which ia thc
finest bottom laud in the State, all now
under cultivation. Tho bottom ia not sub?
ject to overflow, and produces from forty
to fifty bushels of Corn to the ai re; but,
with "proper cultivation and manuring,
would produco double that amount.
There is, upon tho place, a good
DWELLING HOUSE containing six rooms,
with all Ueceasary out-huildinga, includ?
ing a Blacksmith* Shop conveniently lo?
cated. There arc also four other settle?
ments near tho place, now occupied and
being improved bv tenants; alao, a good
GRIST MILL in excellent order, with a
Thia Farm, lying at tho foot of tho
Mountains, contiguous to a range extend?
ing for milea, ?fters rare inducements to
stock growers. It is within two miles of
Kahtniann'e Gold Mine, and has been ex?
amined and tested by four experienced
miners, all of whom pronounced tho speci
meu8-found in Beveral places-aa rich aa
over found anywhere. Tlio Go'd ia here to
ahow for itself, and miners are invited to
como and see.
I will also aell,
A fine lot of MULES,
3,000 bushels CORN.
PEAS, HAY, FODDER, SHUCKS,
WAGONS, FARMING IMPLEMENTS,
Stock or CATTLE and HOGS,
Household and Kitchen FURNITURE,
Ac, with tho Laud, if desired.
Any one wishing to purchase euch pro?
perty can now get a bargain. Tonna ahall
ho liberal-part payment in cash, balance
on timo te auit purchaser. PerBous dCBir
ing to soo tho placo, by giving mo a fow
days notice, will bo met at Walhalla aild
carried out to it, whoro every opportunity
will bc given them to look at it.
W. R. SMITH.
WALHALLA, 8. C._Feb is_?_
SELLING OFF BELOW NEW YORK
COST.-Tho undersigned wishes to call
the attention of his friends, and c.tizona
generally, of Columbia and vicinity, to thc
fact that ho wishes to leavo thia city on
account of business engagements else?
where, and that ho ia duty bound to ac'.
ofT bia cntiro stock of GENTLEMEN'S
FINE READY-MADE CLOTHING below
Now York wholcaalo prices; also, Caaai
merea and Cloths, an assortment of Gont'B
Furnishing Gooda, Ladies' and Gent's
Shoos, and various other articles too nu?
merous tomeution; all of which must bc
sold off WITHIN TEN DAYS. Pleaso call
and jud0'e for yourselves, at
Main atroot, opposite J. C. Dial's.
N. B. All partios indebted to mo will
ploaao call immediately at thc store and
settle, to avoid all inconvenience. By ao
doing, you will greatly oblige
Feb 12 SAMUEL PI CR.
"vV. T. WALTER
Will sci!, at liia Mart, THIS MORNING,
at 10 o'eioek,
The following articles of well-kept FUR?
NITURE: Beds, Bedding, Bedsteads,
IlBir-Saat Chairs, Ottomans, Etag?res,
Brussels Carpets, Sofa, Bureau, Book-case,
Mirror, M. T. Tables.
Cooking Stoves, Cooki'.g Utensils,
Crockery, Table-ware, Clock, ?xe.
Men's, Women's and Children's Boots
and Shoes, and a varietv of othor articles.
Caudles, Soap, Cheese, Coffee, <tc.
BY B. C. PELX0TT0 & SON.
THIS (Tuesday) MOUSING, at 10 o'clock,
wo will ?ell, at our Auction Store, .
Bags of FLOUR,
40 gross Extra Parlor Matchee,
25 whole and $ box's Adamantino Candles,
18 boxes Extra Goshen Choose.
15 bags Extra Bio Coffee,
12 boxes Colgate's No. 1 Soap,
10 kits Fine New Mackerel,
Roxoa Baisins, Kegs Fine Lard,
10 bags Ruckwhcat Flour,
Barrels Fino Irish Potatoes,
20,000 Segara, 500 lbs. Fino Smoking To
bacco._ Feb 18
Extensive Sale of Fine English Granite
a ?td Crocker guiare.
BY B. CPELXOTTO & SON.
THIS (Tuesday) MORNING, 18th inst.,
at 10 o'clock, wc will sell, at our Auctiou
Store, without any reserve,
lh dozen Bowls-various sizes,
42 Pitchers, " "
80 fine Tea-Pots, " "
37 " Sugar Dishes, .* "
20 " Sauce Boats, " "
25 " Rutter Dishes, "
32 " Covered Dishes,*' "
2S " Pickle Dishes, " "
27 dozen Small Plates,
70 Granito Ham Dishes,
114 Vegetable Dishes-various sizes.
And other styles, in large aud elegant
assortment, worthy of attention.
Conditions cash. Sale positive. Feb 18
Contents of a Country Store declining
BY D. C. PELX0TT0 & SON.
Wc will sell, THIS (Tuesday) MORNING,
18th instant, at 10 o'clock, at our auction
Store, without least reserve, thc contents
of a Country Storo, consisting of:
Calicoes, Shirting, Hosiery, Shoos and
Boots, nats. Ladies' and Misses' Boots
and Shoes, Flannels, Silk and Linen Hand?
kerchiefs, Hoop Skirts, Shawls, Cambrics,
Muslins, Homespuns, Blankets. An as?
sortment of Hardware aud Outlery Knives
and Forks, Scales, Hatchets, Paints, Tin?
ware, Crockerywarc, Potware, Chests of
Tea, Cinnamon, Spices. Black Popper,
Maco, Blue Stono, Copperas, Camphor,
Alum, No. 0, Peppermint, Sett Medical
Scales, and numerous other articles too
tedious to detail.
Conditions cash. Feb 18
Untied States Government Sale.
BY D. C. PEIX0TT0 & SON.
WE willsell, THIS MORNING, 18th inst.,
10 o'clock, in front of our Auction Store,
4 Government HORSES.
Conditions cash in United States cur?
rency. Feb 18
BY JACOB LEVIN.
ON TO-MORROW (Wednesday) MORN?
ING, at 10 o'clock, I will sell, at m j store,
Casks Fino Sugar-Cured STRIPS,
Tierces Canvassed Hams,
Bags Primo Bio Coffee,
Boxes Goshen Choese,
Boxes Burton's Ale,
BOXCB Adamantine Candles,
Boxes No. 1 Family Soap,
h lbs. Smoking Tobacco, Czar of Russia,
Barrels Smoking Tobacco, Durham,
Bags Smoking Tobacco, Oronoko,
Sogars, various qualities; and a variety
of miscellaneous articles, to closo consign?
ments._Feb 18 _
Extensive. Sale of Handsome and Well Eept
Furniture, belonging to a Family declin?
BY B. C. PELX0TT0 & SON.
ON WEDNESDAY MORNING, tho 2Cth
inst., at lo o'clock, we will sell, a largo
and vared assortmont of household
FURNITURE, consisting as follows:
2 Large and Elegant Rosewood SOFAS,
2 Handsome Rosewood Marble Top
1 Handsome Rosewood Velvet Arm Chair,
G " " " Chairs,
3 " " Reception Chairs,
HO yards New aud Elegant Velvet Car?
2 Beautiful Velvet Rugs,
1 pair Beautiful Volver Ottomans.
IS vards Beautiful Brussels CARPET?
2 Boantiful Mahogany Sofas,
1 Beautiful Mahogany Easv Chair,
0 " " Brace Chairs,
1 Largo and Elegant-toned Piano, and
numerous other articles of Furniture
which adorn a parlor.
1 Oak SIDEBOARD, Marble Top,
C Oak Dining Chairs,
1 Largo Dining Table,
Damask and Oil Cloth Carpets, Ac.
1 Largo and Beautiful Walnut WARD?
1 Beautiful Walnut Marble Top Table,
2 " " Bedsteads,
1 " *' Bureau and (Haas,
1 Marble Top Walnut Washstand,
1 Walnut Table,
G " Chairs,
3 Splendid Rocking Chairs,
Feather Beds, Mattresses, Bolsters and
Pillows, togotber with a large, fine and
varied assortmont of CROCKERY, GLASS?
WARE and COOKING UTENSILS, ge?
4 Handsome Brussels sud Three-ply
CARPETS* mii? uuiucrouH other articlos
too lengthy to detail.
Terms of sale cash. Persons in want of
lnrniture of any description would do well
to wait and attend this sale._Feb 18
Real Estate Sale.
BY JACOB LEVIN.
ON the PI HST MONDAY in Mardi next,
between the legal hours, at <ho Court
House in Columbia, 1 will sell,
A tract of LAND containing 41 acres,
more or less, situated in Richland District,
about two miles from the city of Colum?
bia, bounded bv lands of J. C. Klecklov,
W. H. .Smith and J. 8. Hornsby.
At the same tim? and placu, another
tract of 57 acres of LAND, about the same
distance from Columbia, bounded by lands
of Dr. Elias Marks and Rev. Levered.
Both these tracts aro well timbered, and
the latter, wheu cleared ami drained,
would make a desirable farm.
Terms: One-half cash, balance on a
credit of ono year from day of salo, to bo
secured by bond and mortgage of the pre?
mises. Purchasers to pay for napers.
A plat aud location of the above can be
eeeu at my Auction Boom.
Executrix and Executor Andrew Wal?
lace, deceased. Fob 18 t
Foreclosure Mortgage and Stde Heal Estate.
JACOB LEVIN, Auctioneer.
UNDER power of attorney to mo by
deed given, by C. P. PELHAM, to
foreclose mortgage, and after twenty-one
days public notice, to sell and convoy cer?
tain premises mortgaged by tho said C. P.
Pelham, to secure advances made to him
duriug tho year 1867, and pursuant to tho
terms of said instrument, 1? will offer at
public salo, at the Court House, on tho
FIRST MONDAY iu March next, at the
usual hours, the following REAL ESTATE,
in the city of Columbia, to wit:
FOUR "ACRES, more or lees, being a
square, bounded by Gervais street, on the
North; Winn street, on the East; Senate
street, on tho South; barnwell street, on
the West; affording eligible building sitos.
Terms: So much cash as will pay the
accoui.. due for advances, to wit: $1,108.62
and interest on eaid sum, at 10 per cont,
por annum, from November 15, 1867; and
expenses of sale. Balance ou a credit of
two vears, with approved sureties.
Attornev in fact of C. P. Pelham.
Feb 8_ j _
THE un icrsigued have formed a Copart?
nership, under the firm of CAMPBELL?
A JONES, for tho transaction of a general
GROCERY and PROVISION busiuess.
JAMES S. CAMPBELL,
W. W. JOHES.
Tho friends of W. D. PECK will find him
at this establishment-disposed to servo
them promptly. Feb 12
Limestone Springs Female High.
REV. WM. CURTIS, LL.D., PBINCIPAL.
THE ensuing session of this
/f.'iSS. SCHOOL will commence on
JXLM^WEnNESDAY, the PJth day of
jEJ^jjfir It is requested that applisa
^mumr lions for admission he made as
soon as possiblo to Dr. CURTIS at the
School; answers will be returned in each
instance, and parties then applied for wilt
bo mot bv Dr. CURTIS at tho most conve?
nient point on tho line of railroad between
Charleston and Tacolet Depot, at tho open?
ing of tho School.
Terms, payable in advanco, in currency,
Ser session of five months:
oard, including washing, fuel,
lights, ?tc.175 00
Tuition in all English branches. 25 00
Stationery, pens, ink, paper, Ac. 1 00
Tho above is required for each Pupil; the
following aro optional:
Tuition on the Piano.$25 00
Uso of Piano. 2 50
Tuition on the Guitar. 20 00
Vocal Lessons, separate. 20 00
Vocal Leesons, in class. 10 00
Tuition in French or Modern Lan?
guages, each. 20 00
Tuition in Drawing or Painting. 20 00
No other charge will bo made, excopt for
Books and private Stationery furnished.
Copeland & Beardea
HAVE ON HAND
200 bushels SEED WHEAT,
50 L..ga Extra Family FLOUR,
1,000 lbB. New Bacon HAMS.
10,000 lbs. Bacon Sides and Shoulders,
Sugar, Coffeo and Molasses,
20 bbls. Golden and Bee-hivo Syrups,
Bagging and Bale Rope,
200 sacks Liverpool Salt,
10 bales Yarn._Nov If.
On Consignment, with Orders to Sell.
tryf\ BOXES Low Grades TOBACCO.
Ow 10 boxes Extra Fino Tobacco.
60 boxes Low Priced Segara.
15 " Smoking Tobacco.
5 bales Cotton Yarns.
Oot:!0 ALFRED TOLLESON
Sugar-cured Breakfast Strips,
Large No. 1 Mackerel, very fat,
Hieb Goshen Butter, at
Feb ll _O. PIERCES',
EATING HOUSE AT ALSTON.
PASSENGERS on the Greenvillo ami
Columbia Railroad, can get BREAK?
FAST and DINNER at Alston ampio tinto
_ Df? 27 MARY A. ELK IN A SON._
Select Boarding and Day School.
HILLSBORO, AT. C.
#T11E Missos NASH and Miss
Tho Spring Term will open
FEBRUARY 7, 186?, and close
JUNE 2(5, (twenty weeks.) Cir ?
culars forwarded on applica?
tion DPC 10 ?Jmo