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?k .^IIARCRSTON, March 31.-Arrived
?-Steamers Champion and Emily B.
lk'uid^r, New York; Falcon, Balti?
more. Sailed-Barque A. B. "Wyan,
New York; brig Isabella Beanman,
schooners M. M. Merimau and F. F.
Hall, Philadelphia. .
AUGUSTA, March 31.-The Demo?
cratic Convention of^the Fifth Con?
gressional District convened here
to-day. Tho action of the Central
Exeoutive Committee, in recommend?
ing Irwin for Governor, wns ap?
proved. No candidates for Congress.
'O'. A. Locherano was nominated by
the Democrats for Congress in the
Fourth Congressional District, aud
P. W. Alexander in the Third.
Tho blacks had a mass meeting in
Macon yesterday. The banner dis?
played in the procession bad on it,
"Every man that don't vote the radi?
cal ticket, this is the way we want to
do him-bang him by tho neck."
There was no collision.
MACON, GA., Mnrcb 31.-George
Ashburn, a prominent actor in radi?
cal politics, was killed in Columbus
last night, by parties unknown.
SELMA, ALA., March 31.-Judge
Pope, of the 12th Circuit Court of
Alabama, was arrested, yesterday, at
Jacksonville, I the military authori?
ties, and confined, for failnre or re?
fusal to execute the jury orders.
Judge Pope was an original, and all
the time, Union man.
WASHINGTON, March 31.-Judgo
Black, yesterday, in the Supreme
Court, desired to argue the effect of
the recent legislation on McArdle.
During the colloquy, Judge Grier
said he felt called upon to rindicate
himself from whatever of obloquy or
censure may attach to any one in
this matter; that he thought the fail?
ure to deoide the McArdle case will
be considered as a design on the part
of the court to wait for legislation to
relieve them from tho performance of
an unpleasant duty. Grier closed
with: "Pudethac opprobire did et non
poluisse'repelll." I am ashamed that
such au opprobrium should bo cast
npon the court, aud that it cannot be
refuted. There will be further pro?
The House adopted the conference
report on the tax bill; it goes to thc
The Supreme Court has postponed
the argument in tho McArdle case
until next term.
Gen. Hancock issued an order to?
day, assuming command of the divi?
sion of tho Atlantic, with his head?
quarters in Washington. The divi?
sion embraces the Department of the
East of Washington and of the
The McArdle argument was post?
poned on motion of Carpenter, who
was not prepared.
The managers made tremendous
efforts to-day, saying should tho
point go against them, they would
feel compelled to retire and con?
sult tho House. When the deci?
sion was announced, Butler said tho
managers desired to retire for con?
Gen. Morehead characterizes the
interviews of Stanton and Thomas as
somewhat jocular; no hostile mani?
festations. The vote in private ses?
sion, sustaining Chase, was 31 to 19.
Littlo evidence taken to-day. The
President's friends seem in excellent
It bas transpired that the President
k changed the form of appointment of
X blanks to conform to the Tenure cf
f Office Act, after that law passed.
WASHINGTON, March 31.-In the
Senate, nothing previous to the meet?
ing of tho Court; journal omitted.
Evidence proceoded with, until Stan
bery objected. Chase sustained the
managers. Drake objected. Chase
maintained that ho had a right to
make preliminary deoisions subject
to appeal. Drake appealed. Mana?
gers sustained tho appeal. Butler
said ho was glad tho issue arose,
when ruling was in their favor.
D?fonce took no part in the contest.
A motion to retire, prevailed, Chaso
voting aye, to decid:; tic. Doolittle
and Saulsbury, Democrats, only vot?
ing nay. After three hours' absence,
Chase announced tho decision that
ho should decide questions of ovi
donce and preliminary questions
subject to appeal to Senate. Ad?
In tho nouso, nothing important,
beyond passing tho Tax Conference
(\r\ HRLS. FLOUR,
Ow 150 Hacks Flour; from best Family
to good Super. FISHER ? LOWRANCE.
FINANCIAL AM) COMMERCIAL..
CoiiOjnjiA, S. C., Mareil 31.-Sales
of cotton to-day 38 bolos-middling
NEW YORK, March 31-Noon.
Gold 38^. Money active, at 7.
Flour ?rni. c-orn l?cj^c. lower. Pork
?toadv-meas 25. Lard doll, at 15^4
@l6j-2- Cotton firm; sales 4,750
bales, nt 27 for uplands. Freights
7 P. M.-Cotton a .shade firmer;
sales 9.000 bales, at 27@27>?-mostly
at21}?; dosing quiet, at 27%. Flour
dull-State 3c. lower; Southern
white 17.20. Pork heavy, nt 24.95.
Lard heavy, at 15}j?(7?\16>.?. Freights
firmer-Cotton sail 5-l?@%', steam
%@7-lG. Gold 38),,'. Sterling dull,
BA?/TTMORE, March 31.-Cotton
firm, at 27. Flour firm and active,
at full prices. Corn dull-white 15;
yellow 19. Oats firm, at 88@90.
Mess pork quiet and firm. Lard
quiet, at 17.
CINCINNATI. March 31.-Mess pork
quiet, at 24.75. Shoulders 113^; clear
sides 15. Lard dull and nominal.
CHARLESTON, March 31.-Cotton
quiet and easier, but quotably un?
changed; sales 550 bales-middling
27>to ; receipts 547.
AUGUSTA, March 31.-Cotton mnr
ket active and firmer; sales 1,100
bales-middling 2!"> .'^,26; receipts
SAVANNAH, March 31.-Cotton
opened firm, closing with an upward
tendency-middlings 26@26,^ ; sales
391 bales; receipts 1,258.
NEW ORLEANB, March 31.-Cotton
demand good; market unsettled; sales
4,000 bales-middling 27>^; receipts
4,389. Sugar-fair to fully fair Lou?
isiana 13%. Molasses-primo fer?
menting 62)^(365. Flour firm
double extra 15.75. Corn 1.02@.
1.02J4. Lard quiet, at 17>4'@17^.
LIVERPOOL, March 31-3 P. M.
Cotton firm and aoiive; prices un?
LONDON, March 31-Evening.
LIVERPOOL, March 31-Evening.
Cotton ohangeable; closed firmer and
advanced 1-16-uplands afloat
Orleans in.<@lHe'. Man?
chester advices favorable.
Chicora Base Ball Club.
i REGULAR meeting of your Club will
^i. be hold THIS (Wednetidav) EVEN?
ING, at 7i o'clock.
Bv order of the President.
April 1 D. B. CARRINGTON, Sec'y.
The H. Y. M. Dramatic Association
WILL give another PERFORMANCE
TO-MORROW (Thursday) EVEN?
ING, in Janney's Hall, when will be pre?
vented tho favorite drama of "The Too
dles." and the faros of "Lend me Five
Shilling?." Admittauco 25 couts.
April 1 a
Bichland Lodge No. 39, A. F. M.
AA REGULAR communication of !
thia Lodge will bo held THIS
(Wednesday) EVENING, tho lat
met., ut 8 o'clock, at Masonic Hall.
By order of tho W. M.
April 11_R. TOZER, Socrotary.
CHANGE OF SCHEDULE.
Charlotte & South Carolina E. E. Co.
Coi. UM m A, S. C., March 81, 1868.
ON and after this date, the Trains over
this Road will ran aa follow?:
Leave Columbia at. 4.00 p. m.
Arrive at Charlotte at.11.00 p. m.
Leave Charlotte at.ll.:?j p. m.
Arrive at Columbia at. 6.00 a. m.
PaHBen?er8 taking thia routo, going
North mako close connections ut Greena
boro, Weldon and Portsmouth, to all prin?
cipal Northern cities.
S9~ Ticket? optional from Greensboro,
either via Danville or Raleigh; and from
Portsmouth either vi? Bay Lino or Anna
niessic Route. Baggage checked through.
*F- TIME AS QUICK and PARE AS
LOW as by any other ronto.
Connectionn'made both *avn with trains
of tho Greenville and Columbia Railroad.
For THROUGH TICKETS to Richmond.
Washington, Baltimoro, Philadelphia and
Now York, anni v at Ticket Ofhco, foot Blan
ding street. CALEB BOUKNIGHT,
April 1 Superintendent.
BOARD! $1.50 a day. Located conve
niont'to tho publia halls and buainous
portion of tho city. Thc attention of dele?
gates to tho State Convention ie invited to
the above. J. CLENDINING,
March ?ll 3_Proprietor.
To Delegates and Others Attending
the Convention, April 2d, in Co?
AS tho Railroad? have reduced tho fare,
wc deem it hut just toredueo HOTEL
CHAROES for that occasion to all who
may ?top at Niokorson's Hotel.
WILLIAM A. WUIGIIT,
March 'tl il Superintendent.
300 8ACK8 COUNTRY FLOUR,
for ?alo. Discount made to deal?
ers. R. O'NEALE A SON.
Scrofula, or King's Kvll, in cured by
using Hcinitah's Quota's Delight.
Tho Democratic Club of Richland
District respectfully invite a conven?
tion of delegates from all the Dis?
tricts of the State, to bo held at
G~C-6K'O Hull, ia this city, on rnurs
day, the 2d of April next, at half-past
7 o'clock P. M. A full representation
is earnestly desired.
J. P. THOMAS,
F. w. MCMASTER,
W. C. SWAFFIELD,
In accordance with tho resolution
adopted at the late meeting of the
Democratic party of Richland Dis?
trict, the following gentlemen are
appoiuted delegates to represent that
District in the Democratic State Con?
vention to be held on Thursday,
John S. Preston, W. F. DeSaus
suro, James G. Gibbes, F. W. Mc
Master, W. K. Baohman, J. P. Tho?
mas, D. W. Ray, W. W. White, D.
H. Trezevant, Thomas Boyne, John
Agnew, John Lynch, A. N. Talley,
Clark Waring, R. J. Adams, John
English, J. G. Lykes, John H. Kin
sler, Preston Bookter, Jas. Douglas,
N. Edmunds, James B. Adger, R. C.
Shiver, Richard O'Neale, sr., A. L.
Solomon, Thomas Davis, J. D. Pope,
A. P. Alexander, Thomas Taylor, C.
W. B. STANLEY, President.
R. O'NKAI?E, jr., Secretary.
Bacon Sides, Hams and Lard.
30,000 lbs. BACON HIDES.
2,000 lbs. Sugar-cured HAMS.
1,000 lbs. LARD. For salo bv
H. O'NEALE A SON, Cotton Town!
MCKENZIE'S SALOON 1B now OPEN
for the season. Greenfield's Row,
corner Main and Lady Btreets.
March 17 _
IHAVE just received my supply of Ano
SPRING GOODS, consisting of Cloths,
Cassimerca, Ac, which will be made up in
the latest styles, at Bhort notice
J. F. EISENMANN,
March 25 Imo Merchant Tailor.
ICE CREAM GARDEN.
THE undersigned has opeued an ICE
CREAM GARDEN on Assembly street,
next to Jannoy's Hull, where ho will sup?
ply his old customers with tho best of ICE
CHEAM, CAKE, LEMONADE, etc.
March 2G Imo CHARLES MINORT.
Gnano and Raw Bone Phosphate.
THE undorsiguod have been appointed
agents for tho sale of SOLUBLE PA?
CIFIC GUANO and BAUGH'S RAW BONE
PHOSPHATE, and will tako cash orders
for tho same, when quantities of a ton or
upwards are required, at Charleston prices
with expenses added.
Solublo Pacilic Guano .it $05 per ton in
Baugh's Raw Bono Phosphato at $00 per
ton in Charleston.
Those buying iu small quantities can bo
supplied boro ut a small advance on cost
and charges. Circulars furnished on ap?
plication to J. A T. R. AGNEW.
ON and after MARCH 28, there will bo
no LOCAL FREIGHTS received for
PENDLETON and WALHALLA until the
bridge over Rocky River is rebuilt, in
which case duo notice will be given.
R. H. WALTON,
March 29 3 Goneral Agent.
Columbia Male School of Palmetto
Lodge No. 5,1. 0. 0. F.
??rn-. THIS School, the exorcises
/ft?mW of which were interrupted hy
ifi?Jj?^f.tho death of the Hov. F. W.
'????S l'ajie, will be resumed on MON
WrafDAY. :i0th instant.
<S9^ GREEK, Latin, French,
Book-Keeping, and all the English
branches, will bo taught, and scholars bo
propared for entering any Collego or Uni?
versity. Mr. W. LKC. STEVENS, of tho
South Carolina University, will assist mo
in the school. 'Forms $10 por quarter.
March 28 H. O. SAMS, Principal.
Fresh Biscuit and Crackers.
Glf\ BBLS. FRESH CRACKERS, for salo
4\J low by E. A G. D. HOPE.
-| f\ BARRELS Hocker's Self-Raising
?\J FLOUR, for sale low by
March 27_E. A G. D. nOPE.
Q BARRELS just received and for sale
tj bv tho gallon or barrel, by
March 21 GEO. SYMMBRS.
MUSHROOM, Soda, Trenton Butter,
Tea Crackers, Jumbles, Ac, for salo
by GEO. SYMMER3.
March 21 _
2FIRKINS Strictly Choice Orange Coun?
1,000 lbs. Sugar-curod Strips,
;t tierces Extra Sugar-cured Hams,
Standard and Fancy Groceriea received
daily, and gnaranteod ilrst class in quali?
ty and reasonable in prico.
' March 21 GEO. SYMMERS.
g 0O() BUSHELS Prime Teimessco
and Northern Georgia CORN, on hand,
nub daily itmvtx.
FRESH BOLTED MEAL, ground daily,
which we offer for sale low.
J. O. MATHEWSON & CO.,
Oencral Commission Merchants,
Mar 28 G Augusta, Georgia.
SAVANNA Ii, GA.
THE abovo HOTEL, o?
modern conatruction, with
all the conveniences of the
_-best Northern Hotel?, ha?
recently changed hands, and ?H now con?
ducted by T. S. NICKERSON, ot tho
Planters'Hotel, Augusta; National Hotel,
Atlanta, and Nickeraon House, Columbia,
Tho furniture throughout ia of tho most
elegant deeeription, the rooms scrupu?
lously clean and woll ventilated, and the
attendance is equalled bv none in tho
Travelers Btopping at the abovo Hotel
will find tho comforts and conveniences of
their own homeB.
The Proprietor pledgee himself that
every delicacy afforded either by Northern
or Southern markets, will be constantly
supplied to bia tc MP.
SAY ANN A II, GA., March 19, 18C8.
March 24 Imo
PLANTERS and GARDNER8 will find
ELLERRE'S PLANT TRANS-PLANT?
ER, (Patentod 16th of October, 1866,j at
JOHN 0. DIAL'S; by which Burplua plants
of corn, cotton, or of any plant, may bo
trans-planted in the same time that tho
soil can bo replanted, without disturbing
the fibrous roots. J. C. DIAL,
Jan 10 t3mo_General Agent.
l\ A LARGE and complete assortment
Li ot SILK, GRASS, FLAX and COTTON
T * LINES; also, 25,000 of tho celebrated
j..Dublin Limerick HOOKS, assorted
\ sizes; Hooks on gut, Cork Floats,
L Trout Spinners. Fly Spoons, Artificial
' ' Bait, Fishing Rods and Multiplying
Reels, Ac. Just received at
March 18 wal2? E. POLLARD'8.
Two Dwellings to Rent.
AHOUSE on Henderson street, Eight
Rooms; out-buildings in good condi?
tion. Also, a COTTAGE, Six Rooms, on
Barnwell street. Ront low to an approved
tenant. Apply to SAM. BEARD.
Violin and Guitar Strings.
A NEW supply of genuino
ITALIAN STRINGS; also, a
j full assortment of Violoncello
'StrjngB, with a ohoico selec?
tion of Violin Bows, Screws, Tail-boards,
Bridges, Rosin, A'C At
Feb 4 tnf24?_E. POLLARD'8.
COPELAND & DEARDEN.
10,000 lb?. Bacon SIDES
j and SHOULDERS,
20 bags Rio Coffee,
5,000 bushels CORN.
5 hhds. Molasses,
10 hhds. Coffee Sugar,
50 sacks Liverpool Salt.
10 bbls. Now Orleans Molasses.
Bagging and Bale Ropo._ _ Feb 23
IN ALL ITS BRANCHES,
ATTENDED TO PERSONALLY.
Trotting Stallion Danville.
THE fast trotting Stallion DAN
ffS?S. VILLE, will stand this soaeon at
?XXlCOLUMPIA, affording a raro op?
portunity to partioB desirous of improving
tho ?peed of their ?tock. Danville is a
dark bay horse, 15.$ hands high, largo
bone, well muscled, and with fino stylo and
action. His dam was Mesaongor Stock,
and siro a Morgan Horso. Ho has trotted
in 2.3K1 to wagon, in Baltimore. Danville
will alao bo ?eut a part of tho season to
NEWBERRY. CHESTER, WINNSBORO
and GADSDEN. Terms, for tho season.
?25 ir. advance. F?i ?u thor particulars,
apply to tho undersigned at Columbia.
March 24 _S. SHERIDAN.
- THIS thorough-bred imported
TT__^^ Horse will make tho ensuing
/i?iTAspring Season at Iii? Stables, at
t l ?J the COLUMBIA RACE COURSE,
t wo miles East of Columbia.
Aysgarth is a dark' brown, sixtoen hands,
fino form, groat power and action, and was
?ired by Baruton-dam by Inheritor; her
dam Gin, by Jupiter, ont of Princess
Frnima, by Remotnbranco; Baruton's dam,
Martha Lynn, by Mulatto; ber dam Leda,
by Folho ila nota Troasuro, by Camillus.
Terms, $25* per season, payable at end of
service; $50 per insurance. Groom'? foo $1.
Marci? 21 imo* NATHAN DAVIS.
uQLXXo-tioxx SJ ot loe?
BY JACOB LEVIN.
Tilts (Wednesday) MORNING, 10 o'clock,
to close tho oonsignrn???* ? Trill zf.\,
30 bbl?, of the above reliable FERTI?
LIZER, in lots to suit purchaser. April 1
Fine Saddle Horse, Carts and Harness.
BY JACOB LEVIN.
THIS (Wednesday) MORNING, at 10
o'clock, I will sell, beforo my store,
1 Fine Ray Haddlo HOUSE,
4 Good Carta,
\ Sets Harness. April 1
Prime Mules-Positive Sale.
BY JACOB LEVIN.
TniS MORNING, at 10 o'clock, I will BCU,
beforo my store,
8 very superior MULES, in fine condi?
tion. Sold for no fault but to change in?
vestment. Persona in want of Mules wiU
dojvoll to attend tho Rale. April 1
8. M. Fearse vs. A. W. Lewis, Executors.
PURSUANT to the order of tho Court,
in the above stated case, I will offer
for sale, on the FIRST MONDAT in April
All that lot of LAND and BRICKS there?
on, in tho city of Columbia, on tho East
sido of Main streot, bounded om tho North
and East by tho lands of tho Ursuline
Convent, on tho South by Richard Allen,
and West by Main st ree t, fronting thereon
GI feet and running back 208 feot 8 inchoB.
TERMS OF SALE.-So much cash as will
pay expenses of sale; balance on a credit
of three years, with interest only, payable
semi-annually, to be secured hy bona and
mortgage of promises sold.
D. B. DESAUSSURE,
March 19 wa_C. E. B. D.
BY virtue of sundry writs ot fieri facias,
to mo directed, I will seU, on tho
FIRST MONDAY and TUESDAY in April
noxt, boforo tbe Court House in Columbia,
i within the legal hours, the following pro?
All that lot, piece or parcel of LAND,
upon which is situated the Hotel known aa
the "Shiver House," in the city of Colum?
bia, and bounded on the East by estate of
J. I. Walter, South by Plain street, West
by J. C. Janney's lot and Gates street, and
North by Catholic Church lot, levied ou
as the property of William Shiver, at the?
snit of Robert C. Shiver vs. Wm. Shiver.
All that lot or parcel of LAND, in tho
city of Columbia, on which is erected a,
? large Machine Shop and Foundry. Th?
lot contains about 2? acres, and bounded
North by Richland streot, East by E. W.
Marshall's lot and homestead of defend?
ant, South by Laurel street, and West by
Lincoln street; levied on as the property of
Wm. Glaze, at tho enit of E. J. Arthur r*.
A tract of Land, in Richland District,
containing 1,280 acres, more or leas, and
bounded on the North by C. E. Frost,
East by Watorco River, South by John.
Motley, and West by lands of-Kerri?
son; levied on as tho property of Moor?
A Poag, at tho suit of the Stato of South.
Carolina for taxes.
Terms cash. F. W. GREEN,
JKarch 14 f__S. R. D.
TfttTl N Ot
B. & W. G. SWAFFIELD'S,
New Style Hats,
SPLENDID LINE OF GENTS'
CALL and examino. Extreme lowpricos
for GOOD CLOTHING and ALL WOOL
CASSTMESEG tt..d TWEEDS.
a?- GARMENTS MADE TO ORDER in
thc MOST APPROVED STYLES.
-t pr r\ BUSHELS PRIME SEED OATS,
JLOy for salo by E. A G. D. HOPE.
Bacon Breast Pieces.
2nnrk MM-, STRICTLY CHOICE.
,\)\j\J for family uso. Low for cash
only. E. & G. D. HOPE.