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^'?toNDON, April 24.-An Abyssinian
special despatch Bays tho Chief of
Waggurat, who professed friendship
while Napier was passing through his
territory, is now appearing odvora?Ur
on Napier's rear, and is attempting
to out his communications with the
The budget was presented in Par?
liament to-day. Gladstone attacked
it. The Titnis and most liberal jour?
nals say tho OJ ti mates of the budget
are indefinite and unsafe.
Later Japan advices state that tho
Tycoon bas retired from the govern?
ment^ The Mikado offers indemnity
for the murder of the French soldiers
The Chinese tea season hos closed.
Exports for the season 113,000,000
Two men aro said tc have been
arrested near the servants' door of
Buckingham Palace, Monday night.
They were currying a hamper which
was found to contain a gallon of Greek
CHARLESTON, April 24.-Arrived
Schooner C. E. Raymond, Boston.
Sailed-Steamer Moneka, New York.
AUGUSTA, April 24.-Tho vote*>are
being counted, but it will be several
days before the result is known. Tho
negro bayonetted by tho soldiers
in yesterday's difficulty, was buried
RALEIGH, April 24.-Returns are
coming in from different parts of the
. State, but the result is uncertain.
RICHMOND, April 24.-Gen. Scho?
field issued au order, this moruing,
Ithat Congress having made no appro?
priation to defray tho expenses of
tho election in Virginia for tho ratifi?
cation or rejection of tho Constitu?
tion, tho election will not take place
June 2, unless Congress should make
an appropriation before that time.
If the election docs not tako place on
that day, Congress will doubtless
substitute a later day-of which due
notice will bo given.
Messrs. Patzco and Mortimer Cox,
of this city, a ferryman and negro,
woro drowned Wednesday night,
while crossing James River at Jude's
WASHINGTON, April 24*-Just be?
fore the Senate adjourned, tho Presi?
dent's secretary arrived with a num?
ber of messages. Immediately after
adjournment, an excited crowd
gathered around and tho . messages
were opened amid, apparently, in?
tenso anxiety; showing that tho Pre
k sident's actions aro still regarded of
some moment. The President with?
drew the nomination of Ewing and
nominated J. H. Schofield as Secre?
tary of War, vice Stanton to be re?
Nelson spoke all day, and kept tho
Senators and galleries well seated
and interested throughout-tho at?
tention becoming closer as the effort
drew to a close. Tho points were
well made, aud iu some cases start?
ling. Tho end will not bo reached
under two weeks.
Customs receipts for week ending
i 18th, $3,141,000.
I . Grant issuod an order instructing
j tho Commanding Generals over the
Southern States to enforce tho qua?
rantine laws with all vessels arriving
at ports within their commands from
ports infected with yollow fovor,
i cholera, or other epidemic diseases.
k ^ CHICAGO, April 24.-During ?
L rFenian meeting, tho floor broke
through and several persons wore
?BL hurt; ono killed.
\ KI NAMOI AL AND COMM IC KC IA I..
NEW YORK, April 24-Noon.-Mo
BB ney G@7. Exchnuge 10j??. Ooh
m 39%. Cotton I ?c. better, at 32,'? fo;
uplands. Freights quiet. Wheat lc
JSBkK better. Corn dull and drooping
H Pork steady-new mess 28. Law
? firm, at 18' ..
7 P. M.-Cotton %Q. botter; sale:
4,500 bales, nt 32 Flour firm nm
? dull-State 9.30(*f> 11.40; Southon
? 10.35@15. Whoat lc. bettor. Cori
BBr lc. lower-white Southoru 1.14(V<
1.16; yellow email@example.com. Mess pori
28; old 27. Sugar firm-Muscovad<
lll?@12?j). Freights quiet RIK
^ steady. Sterling easier, at 9%@9J?j
B Gold 89^@3fjja'.
r ALTIMORE. April 24.-Cotton firm
at Z\%. Flour activo, at yesterday'
prices. Wheat iirm. Corn duli
wbito 1.10(^1.11; yellow firm, at 1.2
(3)1.22. Mess pork firm and uti
CINCINNATI, April 24.-Flour firm
Corn advancing, at 94. Mess por!
28. Lard 18. Shoulders 13)4; clea
CHARLESTON, April 24.-Cotton ac
tive and advanced %; sales 1,460
boles-middling 81@31)?; receipts
AUGUSTA, April 24.-Cotton mar?
ket advancing; sales 360 boles; re?
ceipts 100-middling 81; sales of the
Lrvrnrcci., April 24-? f. M.
Cotton bnoyant and advanoing; stock
afloat 340,000 bales, whereof Ameri?
can 90,000-uplands on spot 12%;
Orleans 12%; sales of the week
83,000; exports 25,000; speculation
9,000; stock 486,000, whereof Ameri?
LONDON, April 24-3 P. M.-Con?
sols 93}?@93%. Bonds dull, at 70.
LIVERPOOL, April 24-Evening.
Cotton firm; sales 20,000 bales; prices
same, Manchester advices favorable.
Report for Week ending Friday, April 24.
PUOSIX OFFICE, COLUIQIA, 8. C., Aram
25.-There has beon very little doing in
cotton during the past, week, tho eales only
amounting to 144 bales, aa follows: 4 at 24;
4 at 25; 5 at 26$; 10 at 27; 8 at 274; 18 at 28;
47 at 28 1-1G; 5 at 27.?; 2 at 30; 10 at 2bJ; 29
All other articles of country produce aro
in good demand, with a fair supply in tho
The following buying ratee of South Ca?
rolina Bank Notes, is prepared by Gregg,
Falraer A Co., Brokera:
Bank of Camdon.20
Bank of Charleaton.19
Bank of Cheater.6
Br.nk of Georgetown.5
Bank of Newberry.80
Bank of South Carolina. 8
Bank of Stato of South Carolina, [old,].. G
Bank of Stato of South Carolina, [now,]. 1
Bank of Hamburg. 10
Commercial Bank. 1
Exchango Bank. 8
Planters' Bank. 4
Farinera and Exchango Bank. 1
Stato Bank. 1
South-YVeatern Railroad Bank, [old, J_23
Planters and Mechanics.10
Wliolesale ft*rlcea Current.
OOanEOTED WEF.KT.Y BT
THE COLUMBIA BOARD OF TRADE.
APPLES -Per bushel.1 25 ?1 50
BAGGING-Omni v, per yard.. ? 25
Dundee " .. ? 80
BALE ROPE-Mamila, per lb.. 2G ?
N.Y.or Weat, " 15 ? 16
BUTTER-Northern, per lb.. 70 ? 75
Country, " .. 85 ? 40
BACON-Hams, per lb.. 22 fa} 25
Sidos V . 18 ? 19
Shonldera, ?* . 1G ? 17
BRICKS-Per 1,000.9 00?12 00
CANDLES-Sperm, per lb_ 37 O? 45
Adamantino, " .. 21 (g) 22
Tallow, " .. 18 (io 20|
COTTON YARN-Per bunch. .1 70 ?1 90|
COTTON-StrictMiddling.prlb 29 ?
Middling, " ? 28 J
Low Middling, " 28 @ 28i
Good Ordinary, " 27 ? 27$
Ordinary, " 23 ? 2?
CHEESE-English Dalry, per IMO ? 20
factory, .? 19 ? 20
COFFEE-Rio, per lb. 23 ? 27
Lagnayra, ". 28 @ 30
Java, ?? . 40 ? 45
FLOUR-Countrv, per bbl.. .14 00?14 50
GRAIN-Corn, p*er buah.1 40?1 50
Wheat, " .1 G5?2 00
Oats, " .90 ?1 10
Pcaa, " .1 25?1 50
HAY-Northorn, per cwt.
Eastern " .
HIDES-Dry, per lb.12}? 18
Green. " . 8
INDIGO-Carolina.1 00?1 25
LA RD -Per lb.19 ? 20
LUMBER-Boards, per 100 ft.. 1 50
Scantling, " 1 50
Shingles, per 1,000.. 2 75
LIME-Per bbl.2 70?2 80
MOLASSES-Cuba, per gallon. 5???0
Now Orleans, " 1 00?l 25
Sugar House. " .. .75?1 25
NAILS-Per keg.6 G0?8 00
ONIONS-Per bushel. ?2 00
OIL-Koroseno, per gallon. 00? 70
Machiner? " _ 75?1 00
POTATOES-Irish, por buahcl.l 75?2 00
Swoet, " . 70? 81)
RICE-Carolina, por lb. u? ll
East India, 14 .
Silver.1 30r .1 35
SHOT, per bag. r,.?50
HALT-Liverpool, per sack.2 50?
SOAP-Per IIS. 9 ? 12
SPIRITS-Alcohol, per gallon 6 00
Brandv, *' .4 00? 12 ?0
Holland Gin, " ...5 00?7 00
American " " .. .3 5?r<',l uO
Jamaica Rum, " ...8 00?7 00
N. E. " .? ...8 S0r?)3 75
Bourbon Whiskey,...*! 50@4 .10
Monongahela " .8 75@4 00
Rcotiflod " ...2 50?2 75
SUGAR-Crushed, per lb.19 ? 20
Powdered, " .lft @ 20
Drown, " .124? 174
STARCH-Per lb.lur,* 12}
TEA-Green, per lb.1 00?2 Oe
Black, " . ! 0??1 50
T.'.I?A?/CO-Gnewing, per lb_&v<r.\ 'Z~>
Smoking, '? .50?100
VINEGAR-Wino, por.gallon....70? 76
Cider, ?' _5<K?? BO
Frouch, " . .1 25@1 50
WINE - Champagne, per baakct.25?:!2 00
Port, per gallon.3 00@5 00
Sherry, " .3 50?6 00
Madeira, " .3 50r<?G 00
MEATS-Pork, ??crib. 15
Boef. " . S ?124
Mutton, 1 . 12}
POULTRY-Turkeys, por pair.
Ducks', '. .
Chickens, " .30@35
Geese. " .
Il ll ll
? * ', ? " - 'L '
Gettysburg, Pa., formerly one of
tbe most rural and secluded of Coun?
ty seats, was suddenly lifted into
fame by the memorable three days'
struggle which it witnessed at the
opening of July, 1863, and has since
been a foon? nf nr.ticsal intcirooL, as
it ultimately muBt be a land-mark in
our history. It lies further North
and East than any other great battle?
field of the war-in fact, it is the
only great battle-field located on the
soil of the old Free States.
A public meeting is to be held at
Newberry Court House to-day, to take
into consideration tho subject of
sending North for laborers. Steps
have already been taken in this im?
portant matter, and it only now re?
mains that the proper agents receive
the names of thoso who desire labor?
ers, and the number, that they may
be sent for.
DEATH OP Con. JOHN F. HUNTEB.
This distinguished gentleman died at
his residence, in Pendleton Tillage,
on Sunday morning, tho 11th inst.,
after a short illness. He distinguish?
ed himself greatly in tho war with
Mexico, and for his gallant services
at Cerro Gordo was presented by
Congress with a fine sword.
I Pickena Courier.
A panther hunt came off in the
streets of Mobile recently. A large
animal, nearly six feet long-driven
from the swamps, it is supposed, by
the high water-mado his appear?
ance in one of tho principal thorough?
fares, and after an exciting abase,
was finally killed.
A rumor prevailed in Montreal, on
Sunday, that tho Government was in
possession of information respecting
a Fenian conspiracy to assassinate
tho late Minister McGee; that the
conspirators, forty in number, drew
lots, and the execution of tho deed
fell on Whelan.
An Arkansas coroner recently
charged a jury that they wera to
ascertain whether tho deceased came
to his death by accidence, by inci?
dence, or by incendiary. The jury
found: Death by accidence in the
shape of a Bowie-knife.
The man Brown and his wife, who
adopted a little girl in Dayton, Ohio,
wont to five in Canaan, N. Y., in?
sured her life for $5,000, and then
locking up tho house, left her to be
burned to death, have been found
guilty, and sentenced to bo hung.
Mrs. Partington has boen reading
the health officer's weekly reports,
and thinks that "Total" must be an
awful malignant diseaso, since as
many die of it as all tho rest put
PICKENS.-Complete roturns from
Pickons show that 825 votes were
polled-a majority of 43 against the
Constitution. Thos. A. Rogers has
been elected Senator, and Wm. T.
The witty editor of the Louisville
Journal says that tho troubled waters
around the White Houso must be
very shallow, as the radicals expect to
get Johnson out and Wade in.
400,000 pairs of shoos are uow
manufactured in Lynn in one weok.
More goods woro sold in that city
last month than over beforo in the
A negro was killed in Lumpkin
County, Go., by a sentinel of tho
Loyal League, who had been in?
structed to shoot any ono who tried
Stanton bas religious sorvices in
tho War Office every Sunday. It is
said that ho exhibits overy Christian
virtno except resignation.
A Western paper proposes John
Morrissey for tho Presidency-not
becauso ho is tho most fit, but be
causo ho has "fit" the most.
If Adam had asked Evo for a kiss,
could tho lutter, without profanity,
havo replied, "1 don't care, A-dam,
if you do?"
A man's character is frequently
treated like a grate-blackened all
over first, to become tho brighter
Tho Midnight Mission in Now
York reclaimed, last year, seventy
seven fallen wom??, of whom ?urly
six have permanently reformed.
Chinese coolies drown themselves
at Havana at tim rato of twenty a
Tho population of Paris is stated
to amount to 1,780,000 persons.
A COMFORTABLE COTTAGE,
in tho upper portion of the city.
Rent low. Garden already planted.
Apply to W. S. MONTEITH,
April 22 3f Law Range.
1 OOO BUSHELS CORN just
A.m\?KJ\J received, and for sale
by FISHER Sc LOWRANCE.
Also, delivered at all stations on
the Oreonvilln and Qolsx&bi& Rail?
road, at Columbia prices. April 25
Columbia Typographical Union.
THE REGULAR MONTHLY
MEETING of this Union will be
held THIS (Saturday) EVENING,
25th instant, at 8 o'clock. Members
will please be pnnotual. By order of
JAMES T. WELLS, Sec'y.
ON tho river bank, a SILVER
FRUIT KNIFE, marked with
initials. Inquire at office of Green?
ville and Columbia Railroad.
THE MERCHANTS are requested
to call, make their retnrns and
settle their FIRST QUARTER'S
TAXES for 18G8-as the time for
payments of this tax will expire on
WEDNESDAY, 29th of April.
THOS. H. WADE, T. C. R. D.
CORN, CORN, CORN.
IAM receiving large quantities of
CORN, and will deliver it by the
par load at any station on the South
Carolina Railroad where there is an
agent, at Charleston prices. The
cash must, in all cases, accompany
the order. J. D. BATEMAN.
April 22 6 Columbia, 8. C.
WANTED ! WAN^TEUT
HIGHEST cash prioes paid for
Old Gold, Silver and Second
Handed Watches. Apply immedi?
Sign of the Green Spectacles, Main
street, next door South of Phoenix
office._April 23 3
THE COLUMBIA PHONIX
Book, Job and Nowapaper
Main Streot, above Taylor.
ITAVE jour PRINTING
done at tbia Onice, for the
'following GOOD REASON
Tho proprietor ia a Practical Printor,
And attends closely to bia Busino
The Office ia auppliod with Everything
Neceaaary to turn ont Good Work.
Pricea Lower than any oUier eatabliahment
In thia State, or oven New York.
Pamphlete, Circulara, Bill Heada,
Letter Heada, rosters, Hand-bill8,
Receipts, Ball Tickcta, Imitations,
Dray Ticketa, Checke, Briefs,
Programmes, Drafts, Bianka,
Wedding, Visiting and Business Carda, Ac,
Of all styles and sizes; in fact,
Every Description of Printing!
In ono, two and thcee colors and in bronze,
promptly attended to.
JULIAN A. SELBY, Proprietor.
?ETNA LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY.
WE tnko pleasure* iu presenting to tho /ETNA'S numerous FOLICY
HOLDERS, and to persons contemplating insurance, tho following
exhibit of tho Company's wonderful growth, which has won for her the
prond eminence of being tho most vigorous and successful Company iu the
world. It will bo seen that in the space of seven years, in spite of tho most
bitter hostility of rival Companies, she increased her annual income from
878,533.67 to '$5,129,447.34, and her assets 1 rom $281,203.65 to $7,538,612:35.
During this timo sho has not declared a dividend to Policy Holders of lees
than 30 per cent., and her dividend for the lust threo years was 50 per cent.
These facts warruut us in urging upon all tho importance of examining the
/Etna's plans beforo insuring elsewhere You may bo sure that uliis great,
public confidence, and wonderfnl success, are not without good and sufficient
1801 18G2 18G3 1804
Policies Issued. 589 700 1,722 4,357
Income. 78,533 67 892,204 (?0 $201,454 07 $094,827 53
Aseots. 281,203 05 310,491 Ol 431,236 02 8S1.578 72
1805 1800 1807
Pwwcico Issued. 8,809 14,032 15,251
Income.$1,683,039 57 $3,550,230 70 $5,129,447 VA
Assets. 2,030,823 05 4,401,833 80 7,538,012 3D
That this marvelous increnso continnes-tho publie confidence growing
stronger and stronger in tho .Etna-seo below its business for tho first thrco
mouths of tho present year: .
JANUARY. FEBRUARY. .'?Anea.
Policies Issued. 1,220 1,209 1,342
Income.$513,009 iH $533,770 77 $515,30-1 (?7
n. E. NICHOLS & co.,
General Agents ?Etna Life [nsuvanco Company,
April 24 0 Columbia. S ('
Sale to Foreclose Mortgage.
D. C. PEIXOTTO & 80N. Aocno?tEEBS.
BY virtue of a mortgage from Honry M.
Gibson to mo. and nnflpr Hi? porrcr cf
.tturitny thorcin contained, and tho agree?
ment of H. M. Gibson in that behalf, I will
Srocced to Bell, on the FIl??T MONDAY in
tay next, before tho Court House in Co?
lumbia, at ll o'clock, the following valu?
able roal estate in Columbia, embraced in
the uaid mortgage, to wit:
All that lot of LAND situate at the cor?
ner of Bull and Laurel Btrccta, bounded
North by Laurel street, East by Bull street.
South by land of T. B. Clarkson, ^Ye8t by
a lot now, or formerly, Dr. TboruwoH's.
Terms cash. Purchaser to pav for papera.
April 19_MARTHA B. BRONSON.
? SUPPER FOR THE~B?~NEF?T
OF tho LADEES' INDUSTRIAL
ASSOCIATION, will be given
ou THURSDAY, April 30. Any
contributions from tho city or coun?
try will be gratefully received, and
can bo sent to the Executive Com?
mittee. Contributions from tho coun?
try will be forwarded free of charge
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE-Mrs. S.
Fair, Mrs. Singleton, Mrs. Theodore
Stark, Mrs. John T. Darby. April 24
TO THE LADIES.
J*^ MRS. C. E. REED has
y??\$3k just received a splendid
j^?5ma.sHortraent of D Ii E S S
||gS? TRIMMINGS. Also, a
?SMHVMT fresh supply of MILLI
fOn? NERY GOODS, of all
?FM descriptions, at wholesale
and retail. French Cor?
sets, Zephyr "Worsted Hair Braids,
Curls, etc., which will be sold very
DRESS-MAKING in all branches,
warranted to give satisfaction.
Main street, over R. C. Anderson's
clothing store. April 22 3mo
General Superintendent's Office,
WILMINGTON ?k MANCHES'? R. R. CO. ,
WILMINGTON, N. C., April 17,1808.
ON and after MONDAY, the 20th
instant, the Accommodation
Train on this Road will leave Wil?
mington on MONDAYS, TUES?
DAYS, THURSDAYS and FRI?
DAYS, at 8.30 P. M; arrive at
Florence 0.50 P. M.; Kingsville 3.00
A. M. Leave Kingsville TUES?
DAYS, WEDNESDAYS, FRIDAYS
and SATURDAYS, at 8.30 P. M.;
reach Wilmington on MONDAYS,
WEDNESDAYS, THURSDAYS and
SATURDAYS, at 4.10 P. M.
Close connections at Wilmington
both ways, with the Wilmington and
Weldon Railroad; at Florence with
tho Cheraw and Darlington Railroad
for Cheraw, and at Kingsville with
the Night Express Freight Train on
the South Carolina Railroad, to and
A RARE CHANCE
AYOUNG LAWYER will find
RICE'S and CONNER'S LAW
DIGESTS, and tho STATUTES AT
LARGE; also, RICE on BANK?
RUPTCY, JAMES on BANKRUPT?
DUFFIE & CHAPMAN'S
Bookstore, Davis' Building.