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^1 CuAnnKSTON, March lp-.-Arrived-;
steamers Sea OulI.'Baltimhce; Vicks?
burg-, New York. Sailed-tdeuiusbip
James Adget, New York.
The Heoor.^irr.ctii'ii CoiWtHiiiOu
passed un ordinance invalidating all
Aots of the General Assembly sjnee
1800. and pledging the faith and
credit, of tho State for the benefit of
corporations. The ninth nrtiole. of
tho Constitution,' 00 finance, und
tnxation, was adopted.
WASHINGTON, March 18.-The
Massaohvtsetts State Convention lins
deelarod for Grant and Wilson.
The new Georgia bill wo* offered
in tho Supreme Court this morning.
Mr. Carpenter, on behalf of the Sec?
retary of War and others, objected,
on the ground that uo oue was au?
thorized to appear here on behalf of
Georgia. Jeukius was not Georgia's
Governor. The Court took the bill
and objection under advisement, and
will probably decide on Monday.
Ti e cholera prevails at St. Domin?
go. ' Buez had not arrived. Hu agra
will bo made actiug President.
Internal' revenue receipts to-day
CONCORD, N. H., March 13.-223
towns give 1 larriman, 39,531 votes;
Sinclair 36,923; eight towns unheard
from, which gave Sinclair 116 ma?
jority last year.
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The ( oort or Impeachment.
WASHINGTON, March 13.-At . 15
o'clock, tho Senate galleries wer?,
fillod, but no black faces were in tb?
court. .This creates indiguatior
arnoug the Republicans. The galley
was almost entirely filled with ladies
The members appear to have eon
fiued their favors to theiv boarding
houses. The Senators occupy then
usual seats. lu the rear are 15(
chairs for members. Stanbery
Cartis and Nelson, Were present fo:
the President. At 1 o'clock, Chic
Justice Chase entered tho court ant
proclaimed it open. During tin
reading of the journal, the bend o
the House procession, arm-in-arm
appeared at the Senate entrance
where it halted. At 1.10, the mana
gers were announced. Stevens an<
Butler were absent. Tho roll wa
then called, so as to swear Senator
who were absent. Tho House wil
be occupied in routine.
Tho chaplain prayed that th?! vex
diet of the high court would be sucl
as would bo approved by the peopl
and the high court of Heaven. Pri
vate bills woro considered until th
Chase governed thc court ver
strictly. The mauugers were dofeul
ed in both their attempts-first, t
compel him to answer to-day, and
second, to have tho trial procee
' immediately niter their replientior
regardless of State preparation c
defence. The court will give tl)
aeensed no authority or money t
send for witnesses; it was not di
mauded by the defence. The debal
developed the fact that after tho Pn
siden't makes his answer, on tho 23i
tho managers will have to subm
their replication to tho Houso be.foi
presenting it. The managers est
mate that this routine will occur
three days, aftor which, if tho S
nate continued in its present tempe
the President will have liberal tin
for preparation. Only Stanber;
Curtis and Nelson, of the President
t counsel, were present. All spoke
L making a favorable impressin
W1 Bingham, Wilson and Butler, of tl
F managers, spoke. Bntler favori
' speed in tie proceedings, as this w
a railroad ago. Stevens, during tl
absence of the Senate, reclined 1
two chairs, in a prominent positio
His terriblo cough interrupted pi
To-day, Chief Justice Chaso snu
bcd Howard ouoe and Grimes twi<
by interrupting their snggestio
with the remark, "The next thing
order." Edmunds, Patterson a
Vickers, were sworn. The manag?
ard the House entered. On motk
tho President's counsel wore notifi
and entored. Stanbery read a pa]
from tho President, authorizing hi
self, J. S. Black, Wm. M. Evarts,
R. Curtis and Thos. A. Iv. Nelson,
represent tho President. Stanlx
asked forty days to prepare an 1
swer. Bingham opposed, iiisisti
that the rules required a plea to-tl
ile was supported by Wilson,
sharp argument ensued. Edmni
moved to give until tho 6th of Ap
to answer, but before he put
motion, moved the Sonnto retire
consultation, which was carri
The Senate remained out two ho
nud ten minutes, aud ou their ret u
an order was read that tho Prcsid
1 0 r
answer OD the 23d of March. The i
?manager* moved that immediately
after theta reduplication the Jrlal I
procei'd~<lesr 26 lu.?2$. Th? Rdpttb-j
lieon* voting 'nay w?re Anthony, ?d?1
munds, Messenden, Fowles, Freeling-1
h?lsen. Grimes, Henderson, Howe? j
both Merrilie, Mv.il.;u, puarumu, j
Spragne, Trumbul, Van Wintle and
Willey. Conkfing moved 1 that the
triuh cnnimenee immediately after
replication, unless the Senate grauted
time ou tho cause. 'Curried by ,n j
strict party vote. The court ad?
journed to the 23d and the Seuate
adjourned to Monday.
FINANCIAL AND COM?UKRCIAU.
NEW YORK, March 13-Noon.
Wheat and flour dull and drooping.
Pork quiet-now moos 24.12J?. Cot?
ton dull and drooping, nt 25 for
uplands. Money 7. Exchange 'J',,'.
7.P. M.--Cotton a shade lower and
more doing; Kales 25,000 bales, at
21?u'(??25. Flour still rules in buyers'
favor, though prices aro qootai ly
unchanged. Corn steady. Mess j
pork 2414. Lard UMq&Vb%. Gold ,
39,!?. Freights declining; cotton
sail 5-10(?>*?; stenm ??(AJI. Ster- j
BALTIMORE, March 13.-Cotton
firm aud quiet, at 24,'^. Wheat very
firm-choice Southern 2.90. Yellow
born firmer, at 1.17(3)1.18; white
dull, at 1.04C//.1. ll. Balk shoulders .
10 ??; bacon I2(flil2?^.
CINCINNATI, March 1<?.-Mess pork !
24. Market otherwsso unchanged.
CHARLESTON, March 13.-Oottou
dull and uominal; sales 112 bales
middling 25; receipts 604.
AUOUSTA, March 13.-Cotton mar?
ket quiet but steady-middlings 21;
i sales 325 bales; receipts 460.
, SAVANNAH, March 13.-Cotton ?lull
and nominal-middlings 24; Bu i es 393
hales; receipts 089.
Mom LE, March 13.-Sales of cot?
ton to-day 301) bales; market dull
middling 23'?(y 24; sales of the week
0,300; receipts 5,112; stock 47,633.
NEW OBLEANS, March 13.-Cotton
quiet; sales 1,000 bales-middling
232A($24; receipts 2,923; sales of the
week 13,800; receipts 27,177; stock
92,389. Gold 40.3.4. Sugar and mo?
lasses quiet and unchanged. Flour
firm-superfine 10(a) 10.25; treble ex?
tra 11.50@12. Corn easy, at 95@
1.00. Bacon dull and declining
shoulders ll; clear 15*^. City cur?
rency has declined to 30 per cent,
discount, and is no longer circulated;
much of it is in the bands of the
poorer classes, who will suffer greatly.
HAVANA, March 12.-Sugar iyA(?,
1%. Sterling 9J.j@9^? premium.
Gold ll._,(a)2 discount.
LONDON, March 13-3 P. M.-Con?
sols 93@,93'B'. Bonds 7178.
LIVERPOOL, March 13-3 P. M.
Cotton quiet and uucbanged; sales of
the week 84,000 bales, including
19,000 for export and 13,000 for
speculation; stock 344,000, of which
193,000 are American; stock afloat
for this port 281,000, whereof 125,000
are from America.
LIVEIU'OOL, March 13-Evening.
Cotton closed unchanged-uplands
10',; ; Orleans 10,?H'; sales 10,000 bales.
Manchester advices unfavorable.
THE STATE LUNATIO ASYLUM.
Among tho changes which wo learn
are contemplated at an early day, by
tho Republicans now in session at
the Club J louse, is the removal of
Dr. Parker, the present experienced
and efficient Superintendent of the
Stato Lunatic Asylum, and the ap?
pointment in his place of Dr. L. B.
Johnson, of Bickens.
SALE OF THE FLORIDA RAILROAD.
On lost Thursday, the Florida Cen?
tral Railroad, between Jacksonville
and Lake City, waa eold by the trus?
tees of the internal improvement
fund, for the sum of 3110,000. The
; road was purchased by tho first mort
gago bond-holders, and is to bo
leased to tho P. and G. Railroad for
Henry Derringer, the inventor of
tho pistol which pears his name, died
recently at Philadelphia, ugedoighty
one years. He won tho friendship of
President Jackson, who was ins guest
at times, ami of subsequent Presi?
dents and notables at Washington,
among whom were prominent Cal?
houn, Renton, Rusk and Sevicr.
j Chief Justico Guaso is credited at
j Washington with saying that it
I would boil strange thing to impeach
a mau ior a difference of political
Gov. Vanee deolines the nomina?
tion for Governor teudered him by
the late Conservativo State Conven*
I tion of North Carolina.
Whiskey men able to do it, agree
to poy $60,000,000 per annum as
revenue tax for the monopoly of" the
manu fae tu ru in the . country. Thia
is twice as much as is now realized
-from the whiskey tax.
No neexoes are to be admitted inti?
t he Sonate- gallones during the trial
of the impeachment articles. Sambo
will.'have hi* eyes -opened before
long to. the hypocrisy of the radicals.
COj?uiuDtA, ;4AJtKjKT. .
Report for ll eek ending Friday, March 13.
l'uOMi. OrricK, COLCMIU A, 8. ?., M A nen
li-Tlieio ha? boen a good demand for
cotton during tho p tot week, though prioes
have boen rather irregular, In consequence
of tho ups and downe of thc Livorpool and
New York markst?; middlings have ranged
from 23?25, and at tho close of the week
wo qnoto middling at 231?24. The b?iles
of tho wo?k have been 778 bales, as follows:
10 at 15; 6 at 10; 16 at 17; 20 at 17$; Sat 18;
20 at 18}; 10 at 10; 22 at 194; 41 at 20; 83 at
20i : 30 at 21; 37 at 21); 15 at 21j; 134 at 22;
HG at 22J; 40 at 22j; 10S at 23; 88 at 23$; 29
There is no material change in other ar?
ticles of country produce. The maiket ls
well supplied with breadetutTs and provi?
sions, And the demand in fair.
Tho following buying ratea of Mouth Ca?
rolina Hank Note?, is prepared by Gregg,
Palmer & Co., Brokera:
Bauk of Camdon.IC
Bank of Charleston. 17
Bank Of Chester. -S
Hank of Georgetown. fl
Bank of Newberry.25
Bank of South Carolina. ti
Bank of Stat? of Bout li Carolina, told,].. !
Bank of State of South Carolina, [new,]. 1
Bank of Hamburg. IC
Exchange Bank. !
Planters' Bank. 4
Farmers and Exchange Bank. 1
St ato Bank. ]
South-West ern Railroad Bunk, [old, J_21
Plantera and Mechanics.ll
Wimii suir, i*i-t< ts Current.
COHBKCTEI) WEEKLY BT
TUE COLUMBIA BO A UV OF TUA OT.
APPLES-rer bushel.1 25 ?1 50
BAGGING-Gunny, per yard.. d? 27
Dundee " .. (ii 80
BALE BOrE-Manilla, ncr lb.. 2? (a)
N.Y. or Weat. " 15 Cu) 1?
BUTTER-Northern, per lb.. ? 55
Countxv, " .. 85 ? 40
BACON-Il ams, per lb. 18 ? 20
Sides ?? . 164? 17
Shoulders, " . 14"? 15
BRICKS-Per l.OuO.9 00?12 On
CANDLES-Spam,per lb ... 37 Ci 45
Adamantine, " .. '?\ (<? 22
Tallow, " .. 18 ? 20
COTTON YARN-Per bunch. .1 50 ?1 75
COrrON-Strict Middling, pr lb 24 ?
I Middling, " 234?
Low Middling, " 22$? 2:1
Good Ordinary " 21 Ol 22
. Ordinarv. " 18 (di 20
CHEESE-English Dalry, per 11)19 ? 20
/actorv, " 19 ? 20
COFFEE-Rio, per lb. 23 ? 27
Luguayra, ". 28 ? 31
Java, " - 40 ? 43
FLOUR-Country, por bbl. 14 00?14 5(1
G RAIN-Cru, per bush.1 2 .Ve,
Wheat, '? .1 65?2 00
Oats, " .CO 01i Gi
Peas, " .90 ff.?l 0C
SAY-Northern, per cwt.
Eastern " .
HIDES-Dry, per lb.12*? P
Green. " . ?
INDIGO-Carolin.i.1 00?l 2!
LARD-Per lb.19 ? 2i
LUMBER-Boards, per 100 ft.. 1 51
Scanthng, " .. 1 5(
Shingles, per 1,000.. 2 7t
LIME-Per bbl;..2 70?2 Kl
MOLASSES-Cuba, per gallon. 5?@6<
Now Oi lcans, " 1 00?l 2(
Sugar House. " .. .75?I 2i
NAILS-Per kog.6 75?8 IM
ONIONS-Per bushel. ?2 Ol
OIL-Kerosene, por gallon. C0@ 71
Macbinorv *' .... 75?1 Ol
POTATOES-Dish, per bushtl.l 75?2 01
Swoot, " . 80? 71
BJf,CE-Carolina, per lb. 9? 1
East India, " .
Silver.1 30?1 8
1 SHOT, per bag. ?3 5
SALT-Liverpool, per sack.2 JO?
SOAP-Per lb.%? 1
SPIRITS-Alcohol, per gallon ? G 0
Brandy. .4 00?12 o
Holland Gin, " ...6 00?7 0
American " " . . .3 6??io
Jamaica Ruin, " .. .6 00?7 (J
Ni E. " " - -3 50?3 7
Bourbon Whiskey, .8 50?4 5
Monongahola- " . .8 75?4 tl
Rectified ?' . . .2 S0?2 1
SUGAB-Crnshcd, per lb.IS? ? ?
Powdered, " .19 ? ?
Brown. " .12*? 1
STA RC1I -Per lb.10? 1
TEA-Green, per lb.1 00?2 (
Black, " .1 00?1 .'
TOBACCO-Chewing, per lb- 5ti?l ?
Smoking, " .50? 1 l
VINEGAR-Wine,b?r gallon... 70? '
Cider, ? ....50? I
French, " -1 25? 1 I
WINK -Chnmpagno,per basket.25?32 I
Port, per gallon.3 00?5 I
Sherry, " .3 50fV.i"> I
Madeira, " .3 50?i? i
MEATS Pork, r-er lb.
Beef, ".3 @
Mutton, " . 1
POULTRY-Turkeys, per pair.
Ducks, '* .
Chickens, " ....30?
Geeee. " .....
Messages were sent direct, between
London and Havana, ou Tuesday,
Tia the Cuba cable, the United States
lines and tho, Atlantic cable.
St Patrick's Day ia to be celebrated
in royal^ttyle - by the Hibernian So
Tb? Monde and acquaintances ot, Rev.
F. TV*. PAPE, a?d Tamily, are Invited to
attend hi? funeral services, ab the Marion
8treet Methodist Churoh, THIS AFTER?
NOON, at h alf-past ft o'clock. Thoy are
also requeued to join the funeral procos
sion from the Church to the South Caroli?
na Railroad Depot, TO-MORROW (Sunday)
MOEXIMi, at kulf-paet 8 o'clock.
Acacia Lodge No. 94, A.. F.*. M.-.
A THE member* of this Lodge aro
"?^AWlipreliT notified to smoniblo at odd
/V^IWlow*1 Hall, THIS AFTERNOON,
at t o'clock, to attend the funeral MT vice?
of our Uto.Secretary, Brother F. W. PAPE.
You will altjo as-euiblc nt tho above named
Hall TO-MOUBOW (Suuday) HORNING,
at 8 o'clock, to escort hi? remains to tho
South Carolina Railroad Depot.
The member* of Sister Lodge*, in ibis
city, and transitory Brethren, aro specially
invitad to join with us ou this mournful
By order of tho W. M.
J. L. KIRKWOOD,
March lt 1 _ Secretary, pro tem.
Eutaw Encampment ?o. 2,1. 0.0. F.
rilli E members of this Encampment aro
JL requested to assemble at their Hall,
TH IK AFTERNOON, at 2 o'clock, to attend
th? funeral servicosof tlioir late Brotber,
Past Chic Patriaron, F. W. PAPE. Yon
will alvo assemblu at the above named
Hall TO-MORROW (Sunday) MORNING,
at 8 o'clock, tu escort his "remains to thc
South Carolina Hailroad Depot
Bv order. JOHN A. ELKINS, C. T.
March 14 ^_1_
Palmetto Lodge No. 5,1. 0. 0. F.
q^"T?W~ll^ll^s*A- THE member? of
Lodge Hull, THIS AFTERNOON, at 2
??'clock, to attend the funeral services of
our late Secretary, Brother P. W. PAPE.
Y?u will also ff semblo at th?above named
Hall, TO-MO WOW (Sunday) MORNING,
at . 8 o'clock, tb escort his remaius to tho
.South Carolina Railroad Depot.
Members of tho Fraternity aro specially
invited to joiu with ns on this mournful
Bv order of tho N. G.
C. F. HARRISON,
March 14 I Secretary pm tem.
Haine of Splendid Furniture.
THE' raille of tho splendid BROCA
TELLE SET, Walnut Secretary and
Rocker, will take placo at the Pollock
Houso, THIS EVENING, at 8 o'clock.
Parties having unpaid chances will come
up and ?ottle. M. W. BY THE WOOD,
March 14 Auctioneer.
5BBLS. best refined KEROSENE OIL,
just received and for salo at a reduced
price, bv CAMPBELL A JONES.
Mardi 14 tl
TUE creditors of WILLIAM HITCH
COOK, deceased, will present their
demands duly proved; ami portons in
dobtod to thc estate will make puvmcilt to
HIV attorneys, Mener?. MELTON ft MEL?
TON. " MARY J. HITCHCOCK.
Starch ll R Administratrix.
HENRY H. BLE ABE, doalor in
i cud manufacturer of the most nu ??i
I rior patterns of Cook, Office; Parlor
:and SHOP STOVES. Plain, Japan?
ned, Planished and Pressed TINWARE.
The aboro goods constantly in ?toro and
offered for sain on tho most equitable
terms. Thc following JOB WORK will bo
done to order, either in city or country, at
?..west rates and guaranteed to give fnll
satisfaction: TIN ROOFING, GUTTER?
ING and Repairing Stoves. Also, Plumb?
ing, Lead or Iron Pipe Bibbs, of any do
I Bcnptlon; Water Closets, Sinks, Ac.,
furnished to order. Patronage respect
i fully solicited. Store two doors below
Bryce's corner, Main atreot. March 14
(FOKKERI.T snrvER UOUSK,)
PLAIN STREET, COLUMBIA, S. C.
HAYING taken charge
of this well known house,
with a determination to
_ Irendor it attractive to tho
traveling public, the subscriber hopes,
through tho means of GOOD FARE, MO?
DERATE CHARGES and assiduous
efforts, to make his guests comfortable, to
obtain a liberal share of public patronage.
Liberal arrangements made with persons
desiring permanent board. Oivo me a
trial. D. B. CLAYTON.
March l i
A LL Wersen? indebted lo ibo under
XJL. signed uro hereby notified that his
accounts have been placed in tho hands of
T1I03. P. WALKER, Esq., for imm?diate
collection. Thean to whom bo is indebted
will present their claims to him for K< t I le?
nient. F. MICHAELIS.
March 13 ll
BUSHELS PBIME SEED OATS,
for salo hy E. A G. D. HOPE.
BY n graduate of tho South Carolina
Coll?ge, (a singlo gentleman, ) a situa?
tion as TUTOR in a private fain i ly, or
TEACHER iu u school, iu the city or
countrv. Address A. B., Columbia, S. C.
"BY M. W. BYTHEWOfJ?.
THIS DAY, tho 14th last., ut hair-past 10
o'clock, I will noll, at my Auction Hourn,
on Washington street.
boxes Adam a nt mu CANDLES, 5 ho.\CH
Bi. Carb. Soda. 81 boxea Bonnet Kilikinick
Tobacco, S3 boxes Evening Star Kilikinick
Tvbacco, 45 packages Spnnieh Tobacco,
104 boxea Ixiudnn Must ai il, 2 caddies Dur?
ham MUM il, 1 box Itaco Ginger, boxes
Clay Piper, lot Cliina Pipe*, bali bbl. Cur?
rants, lot Uar Boom Bottle Stoppers, lot
Tin Scoops and Measures, part bli}. Fine
Vluegar. Drv Goods, Hoots and Shoes, 1
tine Gold Walch, lot Sundries and Btorc
Fixtures goncrally. Terms cash. Goods
to bo removed same dav. Marah li
Desirable Family Residence.
THE above is situatod on tho corner of
Snmtor and Lady streets-known as
tho Graocy House-with every convenience
for a family. To a reliable louant, terms
will bo moderato. Apply at roy Auction
Boom, Corner Plain and Assembly streets.
March 8 _ JACOB LEV1N.
SPRING AND STIMMER
168. IMPORTATION. ines.
HILLUVEUV AM) STIIAAV GOODS.
Armstrong, Cator & Co.,
IMPORTERS and JOBBERS of BON?
NET, TRIMMING and VELVET RIB?
BONS, Bonnet Silks, Salina und Velvets,
Blonds, Netts, Crapes, Ruches, Flowers,
Feathers, Ornamente, Straw Bonnets and
Ladies' flats, trimmed and untrimmed;
Shaker Hoods, kc , 287 and 239 Baltimore
street, Baltimore, Maryland.
Offer the Unrest stock to be found in
this country, and uueqnalled hi choice
variety and cheapness, comprising tho
latest Parisian novelties.
Orders solicited, and prompt attention
Siven-_ March 13 3
RE ? V E S ' AMBROSIA
FOR THE HAIR, ,
rr ?B an elegant Pressing for tho HAIR.
It causes the Hair to Cur! beautifully.
It keeps tim Scalp Clean and Healthy.
It invigorates thc Roots of the Hair.
It foroes tho Hair and Board t-> grow luxu?
It immodiately ?tops Hair Falling Oat.
It keeps tho Bair from Changing Color
It reaton n Groy Hair toits Original Color.
It brings out Hair on heads thathavo been
bald for year*.
It is composed entirely of g?malo au I
purely vcgi tablo subotanccs.
It ha? received over six thousand volun?
tary testimonials of its oxcellcnco, many
of which are from physicians in high
It is sold in half-pound bottles (the name
blown in the glass) by Druggists and
Dealer? in Fancy Goods, everywhere, at
One Dollar per Bottle. Wholesale by
Demas Barnes A Co.; P. C. Wells Sc Co. :
Sohicffelin k, Co., New York.
March 13_ly .
THE COLUMBIA PHOENIX
Book, Job and Newspaper
Main Street, above Taylor.
n.WE your PRINTING
done at this Onice, for the
following UOOD REASON
Tho proprietor is a 1'ractioal Triutor,
And attends closely to his Bunine
Tho Office is supplied with Everything
Necessary to turn out Good Work.
Prices Lower than any other establishment
In this State, or evon New York.
Pamphlets, Circulars, Bill Hoads.
Letter Heads, Fosters, Hand-hills,
Receipts, Rall Tickets, Invitations,
Dray Tickets, Cheeks, Briefs,
Programmes, Drafts. Rlankj,
Wedding, Visiting and Bu?iui MI Cards, ? o.,
Of all styles and i-i/.cs; in fact,
Every Description of Printing:
In ono, two r:.J three colora and in bronzo,
promptly at tende? to.
JULIAN a.. SELBY, Proprietor.
Columbia, S. C., February 20, 1*08.