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DUBLIN, February 2L-Train's first
lecture was thinly attended; no signs
of rioting, though the authorities
took measures to preserve the peace.
The Journal says the lecture*was a
David Murphy, recently arrived
from the.United States, was arrested
at Cork, 'on a charge of Fenian com?
plicity. ' _ _
TRENTON, N. J., February 21.-The
House concurred in the resolution
withdrawing assent to the fourteenth
MERIDEN, CONN., February 21.
Steven Ives, proprietor of the Meri?
den House, expelled Fred. Douglass
from tho public table, and whipped
ktho editor of the Meriden Recordert
-, for Jiis comments. Ives has been
? held to answer on civil and criminal
SELMA, ALA., February 21.-The
stern wheeler Sallie yr&a snagged and
sunk twenty-five miles below Selma,
this morning. No lives lost.
RICHMOND, -February 21.-General
Schofield to-day removed the City
Recorder and eleven Magistrates of
the Hustings Court, for having per?
mitted tobacco iuspcotors to qualify
without taking the required oath of
John Dolley, a prominent mer?
chant, died last night.
* ? ?
The Reconstruction Conventions.
CHARLESTON, February 21.-Tho
Convention consumed to-day in de?
bate. Several leading colored dele?
gates have gone to Washington, with
a view to ascertain the probable re?
ception of colored Congressmen, and
the chance of obtaining from Con?
gress land for tho negroes.
RICHMOND, February 21.-In tho
Convention, to-day was spent in dis?
cussing suffrage. On the conserva?
tive side, it was assorted that the
k white men of the State never wonld
ft submit to negro rule, and the men
& who fought under Lee would sooner
Vcome out and lie in the graves with
W those who had gone before them.
I The name of Lee elicited applause
ft from the white spectators, which
i was ohecked by the Chairman.
F The speaker said the whites wished
L the blacks well, and would be wil?
ling to be taxed heavily to colonize
Ithem on the best hindu the Govern?
"WASHINGTON, February 21.-The
National Democratic Committee ap?
pointed at Chicago meets at 12 to?
morrow, with closed doors. Among
the matters to be considered in pri?
vate session are the powers of com?
mittee men from the Southern States.
* The President has made tho follow?
ing nominations: George D. McClel?
lan, Minister to St. James; James R.
Hubbell, of Ohio, Minister to Equa
dor; Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas,
L tobo Lieutenant-General by brevet
ft and General by brevet.
B EXECUTIVE MANSION, "WASHINGTON,
B February 21, 1868.-Sra: By virtue
W of the power and authority vested in
V 'me as Presidont by the Constitution
and laws of the United States, you
are hereby removed from office af.
Secretary of tho Department of War,
and your functions as such will ter
Aiinate upon tho reception of this
communication. You will transfer tc
Brevet Maj. Gen. Lorenzo Thomas,
j Adjutant-General of tho Navy, whe
has this day been authorized anc
empowered to act as Secretary ol
War ad interim, all records, books,
papers and other public property now
in your custody and charge. Ro
i spectfully yours,
1 ANDREW JOHNSON,
Hon. EDWIN M. STANTON.
The Supreme Court has postponed
all questions involving the constitu
tionality of tho legal tender Act unti
tho next term.
Tho Republican Senators held J
caucus this morning, on the Alubami
dilemma, but adjourned withoui
Immediately aftor reading Stan
ton's communication to-day, article
1 of impeachment, against tho Presi
dent, wero presented. Brooks ob
jected; but tho Speaker decided tba'
Iit was a privileged question. Th
matter was finally referred to tb
Reconstruction Committee. Stantoi
has not vacated tho War Ollicc
k Gen. Thomas has otlicially accepte*
f the War Office ad interim, and wi!
apply to tho Court to expel Stanton.
In the Senate, there were prolonge*
personal explanations, relativo t
Harvey's despatch, advising Soutl
Carolina of Sumter's reinforcement
in which it was asserted that no such
despatch was sent; that despatch was
inspired by Seward and approved by
the Cabinet. Cameron became
warm, saying if Mr. Seward inti?
mated (that Harvey's despatch had
Cameron's or the Cabinot's ap?
proval, Seward said what was untrue.
A memorial was presented from
Kentuckv negroes, alleging that they
had no rights and asking relief.
Reconstruction wa? roni-itr.?/^
alter executive session adjourned.
The House went into Committee
on Naval Appropriations, involving
$18,000,000. Colfax presented the
following: WAR DEPARTMENT, WASH?
INGTON CITY, February 21, 1868:
.SIR: Geu. Thomas has just delivered
me a copy of the enclosed order,
which yon will please communicate
to the' House of Representatives.
Your obedient servant.
EDWIN M. STANTON,
Secretary of War.
Referred to Reconstruction Com?
mittee. [Order published elsewhere.]
FINANCIAL. AM) COM91K11CIAL.
NEW YORK, February 21-Noon.
Flour 5@10a lower. Corn t?@lo.
lower. Mess pork firmer-new 24(a>
24.50. Lard very firm, at 14'.j (7^15.
Cotton quiet, at 21 for middling up?
lands. Freights dull.
7 P. M.-Cotton decidedly less
octive; soles 36,000 bales, at 24.
Flour-State 8.50@,10.25. Wheat
easier aud moro doing for export.
Com l(u)2c. lower. Pork firm, nt
24.12!.<(?>24.25. Freights quiet.
Gold active and excited, closing nt
BALTIMORE, February 21.-Cotton
-middling 23?23t?. Flour dull.
Wheat advanced. Corn dull and de?
clined 2c.-prime white and yellow
email@example.com. Oats 80@82. Bacon
rib sides 14@14'?. Lard 15@15)?.
CHARLESTON, February 21.-Cotton
dull aud declined }.<@lc. ; sales 400
AUGUSTA, February 21.-Cotton
market active but easier; sales 1,265
bales; receipts 760-prices ranging
from 22?22?? for middling.
NEW ORLEANS, February 21.-Cot?
ton unsettled-middling 23}.<@23%;
Boles 4.0U0 bales; receipts 4,320; sales
of tho week 33,500; receipts 25,658;
LIVERPOOL, February 20-Evening.
Cotton advanced -uplands lO,5^ to
arrive; on spot 10;^; Orleans
LONDON, February 21-Noou.
Bonds T2}?. Consols 98)?@93)?.
LIVERPOOL, February 21-Noon.
Cotton active and prices firm ; sales
of tho week 154,000; speculation
25,000; exports 41,000; stock in
port 267,000, including 143.U00 Ame?
LIVERPOOL, February 21-3 p. m.
Cotton firm; prices same; cotton to
arrive easier. Manchester advices
favorable. Total stock of cotton
afloat 228,000 bales, of which 140,000
THE NEW HEAD-DRESS-A Paris
correspondent describes the new
head-dress os consisting of a lovely
black loco or black blonde voil, which
is thrown over the chignon and hangs
down tho bock, or colored velvet dia?
dem, with a ruddy flower on ono
side, and moreover spanned with o
gold and steel cornet. It is very be?
coming over a low dress on snowy
SHOP BURNED.-Wo learn that the
blacksmith shop of Mr. J. L. South?
ern, on tho Rutherford Road, a few
miles from town, was destroyed by
fire recently. Mr. Southern, our in?
formant, states that the conflagration
was undoubtedly tho work of au in?
cendiary.- Greenville Mountaineer.
Gen. Sickles, whilo speaking iu a
hall at Manchester, N. H., on behalf
of the radical candidates of tho State
ticket, was hissed by some ladies in
tho crowd, who wero finally ejected
by tho police.
A Chineso prophecy iu a suppress?
ed book, just found out, foretells tho
downfall of the reigning Tartar clans,
and that a foreigner will ascend tho
throne of China.
Tho keeper of tho Georgia Peni?
tentiary notifies sheriffs that ho has
no mouey and cannot send for pri?
soners. Each County must send up
its owu delegates to that institution.
S Tho Boston Transcript ?aye: "Thc
depth of frost iu the ground this
winter is pronounced by railroud mon
greator than for any winter for forty
Two Chinamen at Canton recently
committed suicido to savo themselves
tho expense of a lawsuit.
A soldier who stolo a cheoso iu
Galveston was compelled to eat it.
Near the Sierra Nevada last winter,
the average level of snow was fifteen
feet fall, 'and forty-four feet and
seven inohes fell daring the winter.
There has been a terrible earth?
quake in the island of Formosa, by
which 80,000 lives were lost.
A fish dealer in New York has been
fined $60 for keeping brook trout for
sale oat of season.
Report for Week ending Friday, February 21
Pocas ix Ornee, COLUMBIA, 8. C., FEII. 22.
The cotton market has been very activo
during tho past week, and tho sales havo
boen tho largest of any wook during tbo
season. We quoto middling 21j@22c. at
the close. Tho eales of tho wook foot up
1 294 bales, as follows: G at 16?; 4 at 17J;
33 at 18; 62 at 184; GS at 19; 15 at 194; -10 at
19*; 41 at 19", 4 at 19"; 112 at 20; 56 at 204;
4u"at 20J; 50 at 20", 41 at20J; 175 at 21;
282 at 214, 183 at 21J; GO at 21 *; 05 at 22.
The-ro has been no matorial change in
other atticles of country produce.
Tbo following buying rates of South Ca?
rolina Bank Notes, is prepared by Gregg,
Palmer & Co., Brokers:
Bank of Camden. 10
Bank of Charleston. 5
Bank of Cheater.5
Bank of Georgetown.10
Bauk of Newberry.25
Bank of South Carolina. 8
Bank of State of South Caroliua, [old.].. 3
Bank of State of South Carolina, [new,]. 1
Bank of Hamburg. 6
Exchange Bank. 9
Plantera' Bank. 1
Farmers and Exchango ?Bank. 1
Stato Bank. 1
South-Western Railroad Bank, [old,] ... .20
Planters and Mechanics.16
Wholesale Price* Current.
connECTan WEEKLY BY
THE COLUMBIA HOARD OF TRADE.
APPLES -Per buaL .1 25 ?1 50
BAGGING-Gunnv, t-er yard.. (?: 27
Dundoo " .. ? 30
BALE HOPE-Manilla, per lb.. 2G ?
N.Y.orWcst." 15 (id 16
BUTTER-Northern, per lb.. ? 55
Country, '* .. 35 ? 40
BACON-Hama, per lb. 18 ?
Sides " . 1G ? 17
Shoulders, " . 14 ? 15
BRICKS-Per 1,000.9 00?12 00
CANDLES-Sperm,per lb.... 37? 45
Adamantine, .? .. 22 ? 23
Tallow, " .. 18 ? 20
COTTON YARN-Por bunch. .1 50 ?1 75
COTTON-Strict Middling, pr lb 22 ?
Middling, " ? 21}
Low Middling, 20 ? 21
Good Ordinary, " 19 ? 10A
Ordinary, " IGA? 13}
CHEESE-English Dairy, per 11)19 ? 20
factory, " 19 ? 20
COFFEE-Rio, por lb. 23 Ud 27
Laguayra, ". 23 ? 30
Java, .? _ 40 ? 45
FLOUR-Country, per bbl.. .14 00?14 50
GRAIN-Corn, per buah.1 25?
Wheat, .1 G5?2 00
Oata, " . GO? 05
Peas, " . 90? 1 00
HAY-Nortnern, per cwt.
Eastern " .
HIDES-Dry, per lb.124? 18
Greon, " . 8
INDIGO-Carolina.1 00?l 25
LARD-Per lb.164,? 18
LUMBER-Boards, por 100 ft.. 1 50
Scantling, " 1 50
Shingles, por 1,000., 2 75
LIME-Per bbl.2 70?2 80
MOLASSES-Cuba, per gallon. 53?60
New Orloans, M 1 00?l 25
8ugar House. " .. .75?1 25
NAILS-Per keg.G 75?8 00
ONIONS-Per bushel. ?2 00
OIL-Kerosene, per gallon. 60? 70
Machinerv " _ 75?1 00
POTATOES-Irish, per buehel.l 75@2 00
Sweet, " . 60? 75
RICE-Carolina, per lb. 9? ll
East India, " .
SPECIE-Gold.1 33?1 31
Silvor.1 25?1 80
SHOT, per bag. ?3 50
SPIRITS - Alcohol, per gallon G 00
Brandy. *' .4 00@12 00
Holland Gin, "...fi()0?7 00
American " " ...3 5H?4 00
Jamaica Rum, " .. .6 00?7 00
N. E. " " .. .3 50?3 75
Bourbon Whiskey,. .3 50@4 50
Monongahela " . .3 75?4 00
Rectiliod " ...2 50?2 75
SALT-Liverpool, per sack.2 50?
SOAP-Per lb. 9 ? 12
SUGAR-Crushed, per lb.19 ? 19.)
Powdered, " .19 ? 194
Brown, " .124? 17 j
STARCH-Per lb.10? 12$
TEA-Green, per lb.1 0()?2 00
Black, " .1 00?1 60
TOBACCO-Chewing, perth.... 50@1
Smoking, " .50? 1 00
VINEGAR-Wine, per gallon... .70? 75
Cidor, _50? GO
French, " ..1 25?1 50
WINE-Champagne, per basket.25@32 1)0
Port, per gallon.3 t)tt?5 00
Sherrv, " .8 50@0 00
Madeira, " .3 50?0 00
MEATS-Pork, wer lb. 15
Beef, ". 8 ?12*
Mutton. " . i2j
POULTRY-Turkoys, per pair.
Chickens, " !.'.'!.30? 85
Geeuo. '* .
mHE RAFFLE for tho SILVER CASTOR
JL aad tho Papier Macho WRITING
DESIi, will como off at the Pollock House,
THIS EVENING, at 8 o'clock. Come up,
prepared to pay for your chancos.
Fob 22 1
Extensive Sale af Handsome and Well Kept
Furniture, belonging to a Family declin?
BY" D. C. PErXOTTO & SON.
ON THURSDAY MORNING, tho 27th
inst., at 10 o'clock, wo will soil, a largo
and varied assortment of household
FURNITURE, consisting aa follows:
2 Largo and Eloerant Rn?-;od SCFA3,
J Handsome Rosewood Marble Top
1 Handsome Rosewood Velvet Arm Chair,
6 " ** " Chairs,
S " " Receptiou Chairs,
9G yds. now aud elegant Velvet Carpeting
2 Beautiful Velvot Rugs,
1 pair Beaut ifni Velvet Ottomans.
48 yards Beautiful Brussels Carpeting,
2 Beautiful Mahogany Sofas,
1 Beautiful Mahogany Easy Chair,
G M Brace Chairs,
1 Lafge and Elogaut-toned Piano, and
numerous other articles of Furniture
which adorn a parlor.
1 Oak SIDEBOARD, Marble Top,
fi Oak Dining Chairs,
1 Largo Dining Table,
Damask and Oil Cloth Carpets, Ac.
1 Large and Beautiful Walnut WARD?
1 Beautiful Walnut Marblo Top Table,
2 " " Bedsteads,
1 " " Bureau and Glass,
1 Marble Top Walnut Washstand,
1 Walnut Table, fi Walnut Chairs,
3 Splendid Rocking Chairs,
Feather Beds, Mattresses, Bolsters and
Pillows, together with n large, Ano and
varied assortment or CROCKERY, GLASS?
WARE and Cooking Utensils generally.
1 Handsome Brussels and Three-ply
CARPETS, and numerous other articles
too lengthy to detail.
Terms of salo cash. Persons in want of
furniture of any description would do well
to wait and attend this sale. 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-ouo
days public notice, to sell and convey cer?
tain premises mortgaged by tho said C. P.
Pelham, to secure advances mado to him
during tho year 18fi7, and pursuant to tho
terms of said instrument, I will offer at
public salo, at the Court House, ou the
FIRST MONDAY in March next, at tho
usual hours, the following REAL ESTATE,
in tho city of Columbia, to wit:
FOUR ACRES, moro or less, being a
square, bounded by Gervais street, on tho
North; Winn street, on tho East; Senate
street, on the South; Barnwell street, on
the West; affording eligible building sites.
Torrus: So much cash as will pay tho
account due for advances, to wit: il,198.62
and interest on said sum, at 10 per cent,
per annum, from November 15, 1867; and
expenses of Bale. Balance on a crodit of
two years, with approved sureties.
Attorney in fact of C. P. Pelham.
Heal Estate Sale.
BY JACOB LEVIN.
ON tho FIRST MONDAY in March next,
between tho legal hours, at the Court
House in Columbia, I will sell,
A tract of LAND containing 41 acres,
more or less, situated in Richland District,
about two miles from tho city of Colum?
bia, bounded bv lands of J. C. Klecklev,
W. H. Smith and J. 8. Hornsby.
At tho same time and placo, another
tract of 57 acres of LAND, about tho same
distance from Columbia, bounded by lands
of Dr. Elias Marks and Rov. Lovorott.
Both these tracts aro well timborcd, and
tho lattor, when cloarod and drained,
would mako a desirable farm.
Terms: One-half cash, balance on a
credit of ono yoar from day of sale, to bo
socurod by bond and mortgage of tho pre?
mises. Purchasers to pay for papers.
A plat and iooation of tho above can be
seen at my Auction Room.
Executrix and Executor Andrew Wal?
lace, deceased. Feb 18 X
In the District Court of the United Stales
for the District of South Carolina.
IN THE MATTER OF R. 8. MOORE,
SURVIVOR, BANKRUPT-IN BANK?
BY virtue of an order obtained from W.
J. dawson, Register in Bankruptcy of
said Court, wo will expose to public sale,
on tho FIRST MONDAY in March next, at
York Court House, South Carolina, tho
REAL ESTATE of R. S. Mooro, survivor
of Moore A Rainey. who has been adjudged
a bankrupt upon nis own petition, consist?
ing of that valuable corner LOT, situate
near tho Court House, in tho town of
Yorkville, South Carolina, measuring 30
feet front on Main (or Congroas) street,
ami 130 foot on Liberty street, on which is
a large and well-constructed three-story
Brick Building, with tin roof, fronting on
Main (or Congress) sheet 30 feet, and
running West on Liberty street 100 feet.
In the first or lower story of this building
is ono of the most convenient and best
arrangod Store-rooms in tho up-country.
Tho second story is well suited for a family
residence, sleeping rooms or oflices. Tho
third story, in additian to other rooms,
contains a largo Hall, which has been used
for public exhibitions, Ac. Underneath
:'.?? budding is a commodious Cellar, and
in tho rear of tho building, on tho pre?
mises, is a good atWO-story Frame Kitchen.
This property is v>ry deairaldo, because
of its boifrg located on the. corner of tho
principal business streot, and is knnwh to
bc the best Businoss Stand in Yorkville.
Possession will bo given immediately.
Terms cash, in currency. Purchaser to
pay for papers and stamps.
T. S. JEFFERYS,
W. B. METTS, .
YORKVILLE, S. C., February 13, 1868.
Sale to Foreclose Mortgage.
UNDER power of Attorney to me by
doed, given by G. P. Pelham, to fore?
close mortgage, and by consent, after
fifteen days' pnblio notice, to sell and con?
voy certain premises mortgaged by the
said G. P. Pelham, pursuant to tho terms
of said agroomont, I will offer at public
salo, at the Court House in Columbia, on
the FIRST MONDAY in March next, at the
usual hours, tho following REAL ESTATE
in tho ciij oi Columbia, viz:
The LOT corner of Plain and Barnwell
streets, ono squaro East of Nickorson's
Hotel, containing ono and one-third acreB,
more or less, with Buildings thereon, as
follows: A modern built brick dwelling
houso, with eight rooms; kitchen and ser?
vants' house of brick, with eight rooms;
carriage houso and stablo, and other suit?
able out-buildings. The lot is wcll-Btocked
with dhoico fruit trees, evergreen hedges,
.Vc. Tho location and improvements com?
mend themselves to any ono wanting a
comfortable and desirable residence
Terms-$1,500 within thirty dava from
date of sale; tho balance in equal instal?
ments, ono and two yoarsfrom January 1,
1868, secured by bond and mortgage; the
buildings to bo Insured and tho policies to
accompany tho bond. Tho purchaser to
pay for papers.
Tho standing Furniture (all first class)
will bc sold with tho house or not, as may
be desired. C. H. BALDWIN,
Attomcv-in-fact of C. P. Pelham.
Feb lt fm
In the District Court of the United
States, for the District of South
In thc maller of J)avi<l Epslin, of Colum?
bia, by whom a petition for adjudication
of bankruptcy ions filed on the 10th day of
February A. lt. 1808, in said Court.
riTHIS is to give notice that a warrant in
I bankruptcy bas boon issued out of tho
District Court of tho United States for the
Western District of Sooth Carolina,
against tho ostato of DAVID EPS TIN, of
Columbia, South Carolina, adjudged a
bankrupt, upon his own petition:
That tho payment of any debts, and tho
delivery of any property belonging to said
bankrupt, to him, or for his uso, and the
transfer of any property by him, aro for?
bidden by law:
Thal ii meeting of tho creditors of said
bankrupt, to provo their dobts and chooso
ono or moro assignees of his estate, will bo
held at a Court of Bankruptcy, to bo hold?
en on tho 13th dav of MARCH, A. D. 1868,
at 10 o'clock A. M., at Yorkville, S. C., be?
fore W. 1. CLAWSON, Register.
J. P. M. EPPING.
U. S. Marshal, as Messenger.
By T. W. CLAWSOX, Deputy Messenger.
Feb 22 3?
Valuable Lands For Sale.
BEING desirous of changing my busi?
ness, I proposo to sell my FARM,
known aa the "Lay Place," lyiug on the
North fork of Little Rivor, in Oheohee Val?
ley, I'u kenn District, S. C., and distant
from Walhalla thirteen milos. This place
contains 1,375 aerea, 250 of which is the
finest bottom land in the State, all now
under cultivation. The bottom is not sub?
ject to overflow, and produces from forty
to fifty bushels of Coru to the acre; but,
with proper cultivation and manuring,
would produce doublu that amount.
. There is, upon the place, a good
DWELLING HOUSE containing six rooms,
with all necessary out-buildings, includ?
ing a Blacksmith" Shop conveniently lo?
cated. There aro also four other settle?
ments noar the placo, now occupied aud
being improved by tenants; also, a good
GRIST MILL in excellont order, with a
This Farm, lying at tho foot of tho
Mountains, contiguous to a rango extend?
ing for miles, offers raro inducements to
stock growers. It is within two miles of
Kahtmann's Gold Mino, and has been ex?
amined and tested by four experienced
miners, all of whom pronounced tho speci?
mens-found in several places-as rich as
ever found anywhere. Tue Gold is here to
show for itself, and miners aro invited to
como and see. I will also Bell,
Fino lot of MULES, 3,000 buBhels CORN,
PEAS. HAY, FODDER, SHUCKS,
WAGONS, FARMING IMPLEMENTS,
Stock of CATTLE and HOGS,
Household and Kitchen FURNITURE,
Ac, with tho Laud, if desired.
Any one wishing to purchaso such pro?
perty can now get a bargain. Terms shall
bo liberal-part payment in cash, balance
on timo to snit purchaser. Persons desir?
ing to aeo tho placo, by giving me a few
days notice, will bo met at Walhalla and
carried out to it, whore every opportunity
will bo given them to look at it.
W. R. SMITH.
WALHALLA, S. C. _ Feb 18 0
THE C0LUM?IA PHONIX
Book, Job and Newspaper
Main Street, above Taylor.
HAYE your PRINTING
dono at this OUice, for tho
following GOOD REASONS:
Tho proprietor is a Practical Printer,
And attends elosoly to his Business.
Tho Office is supplied with Everything
Necessary to turn out Good Work.
Prices Lower than any other establishment,
In this State, or even New York.
Pamphlets, Circulars, inn Hoads,
Li tter Heads, Posters, Hand-bUl*.
Receipts Ball Tickets, Invitations,
Dray Tickets, Checks, i*"cf,H'
Programmes, Drafts, Blanks
Wedding, Visiting and Business (?rda, Sc.,
Of all styles aud sizes; in fact,
Every Description of Printing!
In ono, two and three colora and in bron^i,
promptly attended to.
JULIAN A. SELBY, Proprietor.
Columbia, S. C., February 20, 1863.