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OHAM?ESTON, February 19.-Ar?
rived-steamer Matanzas, Mew York;
bark Helen Sands, Corunna ; brig
Cyclone. Boston: RnhiwrtAr Eiprs??,
from New Orleans for New York, in
distress: Sailed-steamer Virginia,
New York; steamer Miami, Philadel?
phia, and Falcon, Baltimore.
LONDON, February 19.-Tho Fe?
nian Allen, discharged for complicity
in the Clerkenwell explosion, has
been re-arrested, charged with mur?
WASHINGTON, February 19.-Bur?
lingame's Chinese appointment is for
life, with a salary of ?55,000, in gold,
Seward advises citizens visiting
Great Britain to secure passports.
Stevens opposes special legislation
regarding Alabama's admission; if
anything is necessary, it might os
well be wholesale-letting all in at
Internal revenue receipts to-day
Norton, tho Chairman of the Ala?
bama Reconstruction Committee, is
on tho floor of tho House, urging her
The President's reply to tho Balti?
more Municipal Committee, is con?
servative and determined, but en?
velopes nothing new. It conoludes:
"I repeat, that the encouragement
given me on this occasion is very
acceptable. Tho stoutest heart, when
surrounded by doubts and manacled
with perils, needs countenance aud
support. The kind expressions of
approval of tho City Council of Bal?
timore is sincerely appreciated, and
will be remembered with gratitude as
long as lifo shall last."
Robert Parquette died at Clove
land, Ohio, July 3, under mysterious
circumstances. The doctor who at?
tended him proposed a post mortem
examination, but the sister of de?
ceased objected. This sister, now a
courtesan, known as Sarah M. Victor,
has been arrrsted, on strong suspi?
cion of poisoning her brother to ob?
tain possession of his effects, and to
realize a life insurance policy of
$2,000, which she had effected, for
her own benefit, upon her brother's
lifo. The body has been disinterred
and a large quantity of arsenic found
in the stomach.
Con gr CH? io ii u 1.
WASHINGTON, February 19.-In
the Senate, the Secretary of Interior
asks an appropriation for tho removal
of cor ti au disaffected Cherokees, on
Red River. The Judiciary Commit?
tee hus amended the House supple?
mental bill, making a majority ratify
tho Constitutions. A resolution was
introduced, restoring soldiers' cloth?
ing destroyed to prevent contagion.
Wilson introduced a bill to restore
Alabama. After the usual preamble,
it was resolved that the Constitution
of Alabama is hereby declared to bo
in conformity with tho provisions of
the "Act to provide for tho more
efficient govorumeut of the rebel
States," passed March 2, 18G7; nud
whenever tho Legislature eleoted un?
der said Constitution, shall ratify the
fourteenth article to the Constitution
of the United States, proposed by
the> thirtieth Congress, the said Stato
shall be admitted to representation
in Congress, in accordance with tho
laws of the United States. A bill was
introduced removing Gov. Holden's
disabilities. Thomas' case was re?
sumed, and ho was rejected-21 to 28.
In the House, tho appropriation
amendmont, continuing 20 por cent,
extra pay to department employees,
passed. Au amendment striking out
the pay of the President's clerks was
rejected. The bill was then passed.
The House went iuto committoo on
the army appropriation. It appro?
priates 833,000,000. Frequent intro?
ductions of Grant's name as favor?
ing or opposing certain measures,
provoked objection, with consider?
able feeling. Butler said the fathers
of tho Republic only allowed tho
President to make recommendations.
The Iteeomtractlon Convcntluim,
CHARLESTON, February 19.-The
Convention bas thus far adopted 80
sections of tho now Constitution. It
is thought it may conclude its work
and adjourn within two weeks.
TALLAHASSEE, February 19.-The
differences in the Convention having
been settled and the illegal members
expelled, the business will probably
now be proceeded with. A colored
delegate was attacked by the negroes
outside; one of the assailants was
shot through the hip; the police in?
terfered and arrested the rioters.
RICHMOND, February 19.-The
Supremo Court, to-day, decided the
stay law unconstitutional and void,
as regards deeds of trust, which was
the only question in ease before it.
Tho Convention commenced the
consideration of tbe Franchise Com?
mittee's report, to-day. The Amt.
section, declaring vthnt every ci ti/.on
aged 21, shall vote, being under dis?
FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL.
' COLUMBIA, February 19.-Sales of
cotton to-day 258 bales-middling
NEW YORK, February 19-Noon.
Money 5. Sterling 9%. Gold 40%.
Flour 5@10c. lower. Wheat droop?
ing. Corn favors bnyers. Pork
finner-new 24)jj. Lard, firm, at 14
@15. Cotton quiet, at 23>?@24.
7 P. M.-Cotton firmer but scarce?
ly BO active; sales 5,800 bales, nt 24.
Flour dull-Southern 10.15. Wheat
lo. lower. Corn heavy-Southern
white firstname.lastname@example.org. Oats firmer, nt 84.
Mess pork-uew 24.06; old 23.12.
Lard 14@15. Sugar easier-Musco?
BALTIMORE, February 19.-Cotton
very firm, at 23}?@23}X. Flour
quiet-high grades shipping extra
12@12;^. Wheat easier. Coru firm
-white email@example.com; yellow 1.12(0)1.18.
Oats steady, at 78@80. Bye firm, at
G3@68. Shoulders rib sides
12%; clear rib 13? ?.
CHARLESTON, February 19.-Cotton
opened easier but closed moro active
and firmer-sales 1,100 bales; mid?
AUGUSTA, February 19.-Tho cot?
ton market quiet but firm; sales 450
bales; receipts 1,535-New York mid?
SAVANNAH, February 19.-Cotton
opened quiet but firm, and closed
quiet but strong-middling nominal?
ly 23. Sales 1,691 bnlcs; receipts
CINCINNATI, February 19.-Flour
steady. Corn unsettled, at 80. Mess
pork 23.50. Bacon shoulders 10)?? ;
clear sides 13) .?. Lard 14>?.
LIVERPOOL, February 19-Noon.
Colton buoyant-uplands advanced
to 9^?9% on tho spot; to ar?
rive; Orleans 9J-n@10. Shipments
from Bombay for December 13,000,
Shipments from Bombay to the
14th instant, 45,000 bales.
LONDON, February 19-3 p. m.
Tho friends and acauaintanccs of Mr.
and Mrs. JAMES S. GUION ARD and
family, arc requested to attend tho funeral
of tho former, at Trinity Church, THIS
AFTERNOON, at half-past I o'clock.
For Sale or Rent.
ACOTTAGE, situated on tho corner of
Laurel and Wayne streets, with a
quarter of an acre of land attached, on
which there is a good garden spot. For
particulars, apply to W. T. WALTER,
Feb 20 Oj Assembly street.
University*of South Carolina.
THE course of lectures by tho Faculty
of tho University will bo resumod
THIS (Thursday) EVENING, at half-past
7 o'clock, by Prof. Dr. LABORDE. Sub?
ject: "Tho genius and writings of Sir
Walter Scott."_Feb 20 1
Richland Lodge No. 39, A. F. M.
A AN extra communication of this
^^Lodgo will ho hold THIS (Thurs?
/V\day) EVENING, tho 20th inst., at 7
o'clock, at Odd Fellows' Hall.
Tho Third Dogreo will be conforred.
Ry order of tho W. M.
Fob 20 1 R. TOZER, Secretary.
State South Carolina-Richland Dist.
By Jacob Bell, Ordinary of eaid District.
WHEREAS, John H. Cathcart hath ap
pliod to mo for letters of adminis?
tration on all and singular tho goods,
chattels, rights and credits of James Mil?
ling, late of tho District aforesaid, de?
These are, therefore, to cite and admo?
nish all and singular the kindred and cre?
ditors of tho said deceased, to bo and
appoar beforo me, at our noxt Ordinary's
Court for the said. District, to bo holden
at Columbia on Monday, tho second day of
March next, at ten o'clock A. M., to show
causo, if any, why the said administration
should not bo granted.
Given under my hand and seal of tho
Court, this seventeenth day of Febru?
ary, in tho year of our Lora ono thou?
sand eight hundred and sixty-eight, and
in tho ninety-second year of American
Indonendenee. JACOB BELL,
Feb 20th2 Ordinary Richland District.
WANTED, $1,000 in Bills Rcccivablo.
Highest price paid in Silver or Cur?
rency ALFRED TOLLESON.
THE undersigned has n-iumed chargo
of Mr. R. C. Shiver's store at Rock
Hill, and will dovoto hia entiro attention to
the business. Orders sent to the Colum?
bia store will ho faithfully attended to.
Feb 16_STARKE W. PORTER.
3rvriA EMPTY SACKS.
,UUU FISHER <fc LOWRANCE.
At iiaf?Vette, Ind.j'T. P. Pink
ham, aged seventy-ore years, died
very suddenly last -rook. He vras
in good health till half an hour be?
fore his death, when h? went dowu
?t?irs and remarked. *:I am going
home; in half an hour-in thirty mi?
nutes-I shall be a cor?se." He ex?
pired in exactly thirty-iour minutos.
His relatives wanted to go for a doc?
tor, but he said, "It is uo nae; I shall
go houce in half an hour.''
At Norwich, Conn., ? little school?
girl, who had received various little
knick-nacks from her mates, thonght
it was her duty tho other day to
reciprocate the favors. She accord?
ingly provided herself with a box of .
cathartic pills, and distributed them
around among the astonished little
Not long ago, a boy waa seen put?
ting up Fenian posters in London.
The police arrested him. All tho pa?
pers copied tho poster, but the edi?
tors were not arrested, although they
gave the incendiary doenmeut far
greater publicity than the boy could
A number of gentlemen met nt the
Astor House, New York, cu Thurs?
day, for the purpose of perfecting nu
organization for the purchase of
Virginia lauds from insolvent owners,
and throwing them into market in
small lots, for tho benefit of meu of
Naples is frightening Europe by
manufacturing red shirts, presuma?
bly for Garibaldians. They all have
an immense letter V in black cloth
on the breast, which, it is said,
stands for vendetta, and meaus that
the wearers are to execute vengeance
against tho French.
A citizen of Richmond, Va., owns
a cat which is really a curiosity,
being tho largest recently seen or
heard of. "Thomas" measures from
tip to tip nearly four feet, weighs
about twenty pounds, is- very ap?
proachable, and demeans himself
with true French politeness.
An American missionary has re?
cently, most unexpectedly, encoun?
tered a Mohammedan community in
one of the interior provinces of
China. It is estimated that one-third
of the population of tho province aro
followers of the False Prophet.
At Troy, N. Y., Dr. Parker cut
open tho wind-pipe of a horse, re?
moved a piece of tin the animal had
gnawed from his manger, and after
thus rescuing him from threatened
strangulation, sewed him up again as
good as ever.
Flake's Bulletin says that the mili?
tary authorities treat Tozos as a na?
tional Cinderella. She was kept
under martial law longer than any
other State, gets nothing from the
Peabody fund, and no rations.
The Now Orleans Crescent, a De?
mocratic paper, estimates that only
about 2,000 will be disfranchised in
Louisiana by the provision of tho
Constitution adopted by tho State
Bnrrillvillo (R. I.) ladies, forty or
fifty of them, took a sleigh-ride to
Woonsocket without e'er a man,
dined, wined and paid their bills
tho landlord famishing the segara
freo-and called it a leap year affair.
A descendant of Martin Luther,
tho Great Reformer, is now living in
Hagerstown, Md. Ho is of the eighth
generation, in regular descent from
his distinguished aucostor.
Quito a sensation was caused in
Washington, last Wednesday, by a
woman who promenaded down Penn?
sylvania Avenue in a perfect state of
Madama Juarez was arrested in
tho City of Mexico for fast driving,
taken before a magistrate and fined.
Juarez thanked tho policeman, and
paid tho fine.
The papers of Scranton, Pa., an?
nounce that portions of that city aro
visibly sinking into the depths of an
old coal mine. Considerable alarm
is felt among tho inhabitants.
Montreal is sufforing for water.
In some places in the neighborhood
of the city, ice and snow have to bo
hauled for miles and melted, to sup?
ply tho needs of the inhabitants".
It takes 16,000 bales cotton, or
6,480,000 pounds, to supply tho daily
demand of the cotton mills of the
DIVIDED.-In Mexico, tho revolu?
tionists propose to split tho republic,
and form a new oue, to be entitled
"The Ropublio of the Pacific."
The Raleigh (N. C.) Daily Press,
after a publication of five weeks, baa
The Ballard House in Richmond
has been closed.
Little of Everything.
BY M. W. BYTHEWOOD.
I WILL sell. THIS MORNING, ? t half psst
1 aplendid 6 octave PIANO and STOOL,
8 " Landscape Pictures, on glass,
6 " Parlor Chairs, Mahogauy,
1 fine double-barrel ("mn,
1 fine Revolver, 1 D?ringer,
3 Gold Watches,
1 Oil Painting.
2 hbls. Cuba MOLASSES,
2 hage Rio Coffee,
5 boxes Colgate's Soap,
50 dozen Fancy Soap,
Lot finn Durham and Common SMOK?
Lot Port Wine, very line.
Lot DRY GOODS, Roots, Shoes, Ac.
Articles received until hour ot' Hale.
Terms cash. Fob 20
Extensive Sale of Handsome and Well Kept
Furniture, belonging lo a Family declin?
BY D. C. PJEIXOTTO & SON.
ON WEDNESDAY MORNING, the 20th
inst., at 10 o'clock, wc will sell, a largo
and varied assortment of household
FURNITURE, consisting as follows:
2 Largo and Elegant Rosewood SOFAS,
2 Handsome Rosewood Marble Ton
1 Handsome Rosewood Velvet Arni Chair,
0 " " " Chairs,
3 " " Reception Chairs,
!)G yds. new and elegant Velvet Carpeting
2 Beautiful Velvet Rugs,
1 pair Beautiful Velvet Ottomans.
48 yards Beautiful Brussels CARPET?
2 Beautiful Mahogany Sofas,
1 Beautiful Mahogany Easy Chair,
G " " Brace Chairs,
1 Large and Elegant-toned Piano, and
numerous other articles of furniture
which adorn a parlor.
1 Oak SIDEBOARD, Marble Top,
G Oak Dining Chairs,
1 Large Dining: Table,
Damask and Oil Cloth Carnets, Ac.
1 Large and Beautiful Walnut WARD?
1 Beautiful Walnut Marble Top Table,
2 " " Bedsteads,
1 " " Burean and Glass,
1 Marble Top Walnut Washstand,
1 Walnut Table, G Walnut Chairs,
3 Splendid Rocking Chairs,
Feather Bods, Mattresses, Bolsters and
Pillows, togother with a large, fino and
varied assortment of CROCKERY, GLASS?
WARE and Cooking Utensils generally.
4 Handsomo Brussels and Three-ply
CARPETS, and numerous other articles
too lengthv to detail.
Terms ot* sale cash. Persons in want of
furniture of any description would do well
to^w&it and attend this Hale. Feb 18
Foreclosure Mortgage and Sale 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 convey cer?
tain premises mortgaged by tho said C. P.
Pelham, to secure advances made to him
during the year 1907, and pursuant to tho
terms of said instrument, I will offer at
public salo, at tho Court House, on the
FIRST MONDAY in Maroh next, ut the
usual bonis, tho following REAL ESTATE,
in the city of Columbia, to wit:
FOUR ACRES, moro or less, being a
square, bounded by Gervais street, on tho
North; Winn street, on the East; .Senate
street, on the South; Barnwell street, on
tho West; affording eligible building sites.
Terms: So much cash as will pay tho
account due for advances, to wit: $1,198.02
and interest on said sum, at 10 per cent,
per annum, from November 15, 1807; and
expenses of sale. Balance on a credit of
two years, with approved sureties.
Attorney in fact of C. P. Pelham.
lathe District Court of the United'Slates
for the District of South Carolina.
IN THE MATTER OF R. S. 3IOORE,
SURVIVOR, BANKRUPT-IN BANK?
BY virtuo of an order obtained from W.
J. dawson, Register in Bankruptcy of
said Court, wo will expose to public salo,
on tho FIRST MONDAY in March next, at
York Court House, South Carolina, tho
REAL ESTATE of R. 8. Mooro, Burvivor
of Mooro it Bainey, who has beon adjudged
a bankrupt upon his own petition, consist?
ing of that valuable corner LOT, situate
near tho Court House, in tho town of
Yorkvillo, South Carolina, measuring 30
feet front on Main (or Congress) street,
and 130 feet on Liberty stroot, on which I s
a largo and well-constructod three-story
Brick Building, with tin roof, fronting oil
Main (or CongrcsH) strcot 30 feet, and
running Wost on Liberty streot 100 feet.
In tho first or lower story of this building
?B ono of tho most convenient and best
arrangod Store-room? in thc up-country.
Tho second story is well suited for a family
residenco, sleeping rooms or offices. Tho
third story, in additian to ether rooms,
contains a largo Hall, which has been used
for public exhibitions, ?tc. Underneath
tho building ?B a commodious Cellar, and
in tho roar of the building, on the pro?
mises, is a good stwo-story Framo Kitchen.
This property is very desirable, because
of its beieg located on the corner of tho
?>r?ncipal business street, and is known to
io the boBt Business Stand in Yorkvillo.
Posaoseion will be givon immediately.
Terms cash, in currency. Purchaser to
pay for inner? and stamps.
T. S. JEFFERYS,
W. B. METT8,
YORK VILLE, S. C., February 13, 1868.
Feb IC mths3
Heal Ktlale Sale^
BY JACOB LEVIN'
ON tho FIRST MONDAY in March next,
between tho logal hourn, at the Court
House Columbia, I will neil,
A tract of LAND containing ll aerea,
moro or less, situated in Itiohlaiid District,
about two miles from thc city of Colum?
bia, bounded bv lauds of J. C. Klecklev,
W. H. Smith and J. S. Hornsby.
At tho sanio time and place, another
tract of 57 acres of LAND, about tho same
distance from Columbia, bounded bv lauds
of Dr. Elias Marks and Rev. Leverett.
Roth these tracts arc well timbered, and
the latter, whon cleared and drained,
would make a desirable furm.
Terms: One-hair cash, balance on a
credit of ono year from day of sale, to be
60cured by bond and mortgage of tho pro?
misee. Purchasers to pay for papers.
A plat and location of the above can be
eecii at mv Auction Room.
Executrix aud Executor Andrew Wal?
lace, decoascd. Feb 13 i
THE COLUMBIA PHONLX
Rook, Job and Newspaper
Main Street, above Taylor.
HAYE your PRISTINO
^^8551^ following GOOD REASONS:
The proprietor la a Practical Printer,
And attends closely to his Business.
The Oftice i.-< supplied with Everything
Necessary to turn out Good Work.
Prices Lower than any other establishment
In this State, or even New York.
Pamphlets, Circulars. Bill Heads,
Letter Heads, Posters, Hand-bills,
Receipts, Rall Tickets, Invitations,
Dray Pickets, Checks, Briefs,
Programmes, Drafts, Blanks,
Wedding, Visiting and Business Cards, ?.Vc,
Of all styles and sizes; in fact,
Every Description of Printing'.
In ono. two and three colors and in bronze,
promptly attended to.
JULIAN A. SELBY, Proprietor.
Columbia, S. C.. February 20, 1S6S.
Valuable Lands Eor Sale.
BEING desirous of changing my busi?
ness, I propose to sell my FARM,
known as the "Lay Place," lying on tho
North fork of Little River, in Chephee Val
loy, Picketts District, S. C., and distant
from Walhalla thirteen miles. This placo
contains 1.375 acres, 250 of which ia thc
finest bottom land in the State, all now
under cultivation. Tho bottom is not sub?
ject to overflow, and produces from forty
to fifty bushels of Corn to tho acre; but,
with proper cultivation and manuring,
would produce double that amount.
There is, upon tho place, a good
DWELLING HOUSE containing six rooms,
with all necessary out-buildings, includ?
ing a Blacksmith Shop conveniently lo?
cated. There arc also four other Settle?
ments near tho place, now occupied and
heine; improved bv tenants; also, a good
GRIST MILL in excellent order, with a
This Farm, lying at the foot of the
Mountains, contiguous to a'range extend?
ing for miles, oilers rare inducements to
stock growers, it is within two miles of
Kahtmanu's Gold Minc, and has been ex?
amined and tested by four experienced
miners, all of whom pronounced tho speci?
mens- lound in several places-as rich as
ever found anywhere. Tlio Gold ia here to
show for itself, and miners are invited to
come and seo.
I will also sell,
Fine lot of MULES. 0,000 bushels CORN.
PEAS. HAY, FODDER, SHUCKS,
WAGONS, FARMING IMPLEMENTS,
Stock of CATTLE and HOGS,
Household and Kitchen FURNITURE,
Ac, with the Land, if desired.
Any ono wishing to purchase such pro?
perty can now get a bargain. Terms shall
oe liberal-uart payment in catdi, balance
on tinio to snit purchaser. Persons.desir?
ing to see tho place, by giving mo a few
days notice, w ill bo met at Walhalla and
carried out to it, whore overy opportunity
will bo given them to look at it.
W. R. SMITH.
WALHALLA. S. C. Feb-186
Choice Sugar-Cured Hams,
AT 18 cents per pound. Cail at
Feb 7 J. A T. R. AGNEW'S.
Sugar-cured Breakfast Strips,
Large No. 1 Mackerel, very fat,
Bich Goshen Butter, at G. PIERCES'.
" OIL STOVES.
IHAVE ono of those celebrated OIL
STOVES. All persons (especially tho
Ladies) aro invited to call and see it. I
am prcp.-.rcd to furnish them to ah, tor all
who seo thom will have one.
HENRY H. BLE A SE,
Fob 15 Ehrlich's Budding, Main street. _
Select Boarding and Day School M
HILLSBORO, N. ?.
THE Misses NASH and Mis*
. The Spring Term will open
?FEBRUARY 7, 1868, and close
/JUNE 2?, (twenty woeka.) Cir?
culars forwarded on applica?
tion._j_Deg 10 f3mo
Hcrofutrt, or Klug'* KTII, is cured by
using Hcinitah's Queen's Delight. >
f*f\ BBLS. PDNK EYES, in fine order,
O Vf for sale low for ca?h.
Jan 19 E. A G. D. HOPE.