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MUNICIPAL OFFICERS-CITY COLUMBIA.
COL. J. P. THOMAS.
For Aldermen.-WARD No. 1,7
T. W. RADCLIFFE.
. JAMES OL ' ?FEY.
C. A. BEL^L.L.
R. L. BRYAN.
O. Z. BATES.
WARD KO. .3.
W. T. WALTER.
WABD ?o. i.
W. C. SWAFFLELD.
Sunday Morning. June 21,1868.?
The Climax Reached.
When radicalism elevates negro
men to office over the wealth, the in?
telligence and the integrity of the
land, it may be said to have capped
the climax. Columbia has been visit?
ed again. Gen. Sherman burnt and
sacked the oity. General Conby
outrages the sentiments and tastes of
the community, and seeks to humi?
liate ns. In vain these efforts. Gen.
Sherman burnt the city, but we are
building it up again. Gen. Canby
seeks to humiliate the community,
but we will preserve the whiteness of
our souls, and await with hope and
confidence the hour of our relief
from a painful yoke. And this hour
will come. Oar relief will come from
the North-from oar white brothers
of the North-if we continue true to
ourselves. The sympathies of race
are God-given, and they wiU vindi?
cate themselves. That a community
of high-toned, proud and intelligent
white men should bo placed under
the rule of ignorant and narrow
minded negro men, is an outrage;
and this thing cannot long last. Let
the conservatism of the South organ?
ize in political brotherhood together
here, and with tho conservatism of
the North. ?
For a while the waters may pass
over us, but wo will emerge to light
and activity and power again, and,
in the hands of Heaven, will we be?
come the architects of the renewed
fortunes of the country.
- , m ? ? -* ri
The radicals in this State are arro?
gant, and seem to imagine that they
have the State in the palm of their
In the spirit of tho Puritans of old,
they have, apparently, fixed upon
the following platform:
1. Resolved, That the State belongs
to tho saints.
2. Resolved, That we are the saints.
3. Resolved, unanimously, That tho
State therefore belongs to us.
4. Resolved further, (and thus they
go beyond tho Puritans,) That we
accept the "Jacksonian principle,"
that "io the victors belong the spoils."
Allow us to suggest a party device
and motto: a negro and whiteman
clasping hands fraternally; a sorob
oak iu the distance, with uptnrned
radices; the words "Ethiopia"
and "Down with the infernal Trebels.'
The Question Answered.
A friend, just from New York, tells
us that the question asked tho South?
erner in that city is, how will Chaso
tako in tho South? We answer, that
if tho voice of tho South proper is
wanted, we can say, unhesitatingly,
that Chase is not the man for the South.
We of tho South stand upon princi?
ple. Wo have joined our political^
fortunes to thoso of tho National
Democratic party, and we certainly
havo tho right to say at least this-if
tho Democratic party wants to find a
candidate for tho Presidency, for
Heavon's sake, let him bo found in
tho ranlu of tho Domocrncy. Let him
bo a DEMOCRAT, true, tried and pro?
Tho New York Herald speaks of
South Carolina as having two sets of
delegates. Tho/fcraW is mistaken.
It is truo, that they were appointed,
somo by one Convention, and some
by another; but tho whole represent
the Democracy of the enture State,
and cannot be regarded as different
Democratic Clubs formed in Green,
ville, at Montgomery's and North
Saluda. One formed at Mt. Pleasant,
in Abbeville District.
TUc I*?te D?mocratie Fusion.
Tho Camdon Journal, in referring
to tho compromiso made between tho
State Central Executive Committee
and tho Into Convention of Dem??
crata heldloore, says:
'.'The one ?party claims that ro-t
cognition of negro suffrage has been
strioken from tho platform, while tho
Phoenix declares that it is simply left
open. It will bo a matter of con?
struction, and may be manipulated,
we suppose, to suit .the purposes of
?either party; but surely it is duo to
plain people, who only desire to
know the truth, that the gentlemen
who ,. concocted these resolutions
shonld agree as to what they meant
We had not intended alluding to
this subject again; bnt as the intima?
tion is given that the arrangement
consummated may havo been de?
signedly left ambiguous, for ono we
disclaim the design. Wo desire no
idea of this sort to attach to the com?
promise, and we ore satisfied that we
represent in this tho feelings of all
thc gentlemen concerned. We re?
gard each Convention as standing
upon its principles. It is true, that
organic differences of opinion were not
harmonized, but concert of action
was agreed npon, and, abating no?
thing of fidelity to the platform of
the April Convontion, in all of its
features, tho representatives of that
Convention could very well subscribe
to the doctrino of ''tho supremacy
and government of tho white race,"
set forth in the resolutions of the
Jnne Convontion, since they hold
(or we at least held, and we presume
they also,) that the best way to secure
this object is by taking up the role of
qualified suffrage Now, upon this
point, this was in substance the com?
promise and harmony effected: It
was agreed first that it would be un?
wise for South Carolina to prccipitato
the proposition of qualified suffrage
upon tho National Democratic Con?
vention; and, secondly, that it was
unnecessary and useless for us to
divide here upon that question since,
although the April Convention had
announced its adhesion to the doc?
trino of qualified suffrage, yet it was
not now a practical question as be?
tween the people of tho State, for
the reason that it coald not como up
at this time for the popular judgment
to pass upon its merits. Hence, it
was agreed to adjourn the issue
npon the question-tho June Conven?
tion leaving thc matter as it found it,
and satisfied to stand upon the plat?
form that "this is a white man's Go?
vernment," and to leave the question
of suffrage to the States.
VIEWS OF CHIEF JUSTICE CHASE.
A special telegram to the Richmond
Dispatch, dated Washington, Juno
18, 1868, says:
The following is published in tho
Evening Union, to-day, as an authori?
tative embodiment of the views of
Chief Justice Chase. It embraces
the exact words of his replies to cer?
tain questions propounded to him by
"Universal suffrage is a recognized
Democratic principle, tho application
of which is to be left in the several
States, under the Constitution of tho
United States, to tho States them?
selves. Universal amnesty and com?
plete removal of all disabilities on
account of participation in the late
rebellion, is not only a wiso and just
measure of public policy, but essen?
tially necessary to tho beneficial ad?
ministration of government in the
States recently involved in civil war
with tho United States, and to the
full and satisfactory re-estab?shuient
of tho practical relations of those
States with the other States of tho
American Unios. No military go?
vernment over any Stato of tho
Union, in time of peace, is compatible
with tho principles of civil liberty
Established by tho Constitution; nor
can tho trial of private citizens by
military commissions bo tolerated by
i people jealous of their freedom and
desiring to bo free. Taxes should bo
reduced as far as practicable, collected
impartially and with strict economy,
and so apportioned as to bear on pro?
perty rather than upon labor. And
while all national Obligations should
bo honestly and exactly fulfilled, no
special privileges should be allowed
tc any classes, or individual, or cor?
A radical committee waited upon
General Stoneman, soon after his
appointment as Commander of Vir?
ginia, and urged the expedienoy of
au early election on the ratification
or disapproval of the new Constitu?
tion. Genoral SohoQold had before
refused to permit an election, and
General Stoneman informed the com?
mittee that tho matter was now be?
fore Congress. Sinoe then, tho radi?
cals plainly show that they are afraid
to urge tue matter, as it is highly
probable tho election would gc
EDITOR PHOENIX: HUV? you jost
now found out tho true charac?
ter pf tho New York World? If so,
it is not to be expected that the mass
bf the Southern people, thousands of
'whom have been readers of that ,pa?
per during tho last throe years,
should kuow anything of its real
character. For lae information of
your numerous country readers, per?
mit tho statement of a fow facts in
reforenoe to that sheet, and its prin?
cipal editor, Mr. Manton Marble. It
is not many years sinco ho was tho
editor of one of tho vilest abolition
sheets in tho United States. For
awhile, after he took charge of tho
World, h advocated openly tho
principles of tho abolition party.
Finding that he could not muka it
pay to run tho concern, in tho city of
New York, in the interests of that
porty, ho weut over to the Democra?
cy for a consideration, and became a
clamorous war Democrat. Since the
cessation of hostilities, he has said a
good many things in favor of the
causo of justice; but, in all this time,
he has never changed his principles.
He is an abolitionist at heart, as ho
admitted when he appealed to that
party for help, telling them he would
be compelled to Bell himself to the
Democracy, unless ho could get help
from tho party of his choice; and
assuring them that it would bo one
of the bitterest hours of his life
when he should bo compelled to go
over to tho Democracy. Ho is a
regular Gossaok, fighting for pay,
and is employed by the bond-holders
to advocate their cause. Having no
love for Democracy, he is willing to
sanction all the wrongs and outrages
inflicted on tho South by tho party iu
power, and to perpetuate them, oven
the last and most damuablo one of
all, the elevation of the negro race to
a position of political superiority
over the white race, if thereby he can
8ubsorvo tho interests of thoso who
pay him to betray tho Democracy
into tho hands of the enemies of
civil liberty. No Southern man who
loves his native land, and his own
race, should contribute one cent to
the support of the vile hypocrite who
flies tho Democratic colors at the
mast-head of his piratical craft mere?
ly for the purpose of leading tho
Democracy over into tho camp of tho
enemy. . C.
? ? ? ?
EXAMINE THIS RECOKD.-Says the
St. Paul's Pioneer:
Malignant radicals havo but ono
answer to all appeals for tho restora?
tion of peace and kind feeliug be?
tween tho North and South; and that
is "Andersonville!" This word is
reiterated every day by the "little
creatures," through the press, on tho
stump, and in tho pulpit, as if it
furnished excuse for undying hotrod
of our brethren of tho South. Such
persons are ignorant or wilfully
blind to tho fact that inhumanities
were practiced in tho Northern re?
ceptacles for Confederate prisoners,
and that the ratio of deaths of
"rebels" was larger than of Union
soldiers. Yet the fact is easily de?
In reply to a resolution of tho
House of Representatives in 18G5,
calling upon tho Secretary of War
for the number of prisoners on
either side held, and that died dur?
ing tho war, that officer transmitted
a report from the Provost Marshal
General, showing tho following facts:
Number Union prisoners South,
260,940; number Confederates North,
200,000; number Union prisoners
died, 22,570; number Coufederato
prisoners died, 26,430.
Taking tho above figures into con?
sideration, the chnrgo might be
mado with a degree of plausibility
that tho North treated tho Confede?
rates worso than Union soldiers
were treated at the South; for with
[ill tho North's suporior advantages
of food, clothing and medical sup?
plies in abundance, one Confederate
prisoner died out of eight sent North;
while of tho Federal prisoners sent
South, only ono died out of twelve.
These facts uro reproduced not to
palliate or apologise for inhumanity
upon either side, but to show how
unwise it is to cherish thc hateful
recollections and animosities ongou
lered by tho war, and to make thom
tho basis for political and social
conduct. Were it necessary, the
South could oxhibit in her almost
utter ruin, in tho devastation and
daughter, confined almost ontirely
to her own limits, and her prosout
liopcless condition, greater wounds
than tho North.
A little son of Mr. William Gray,
residing near Erownsville, in Marl?
boro District, was struck by lightning
i fow days ago and instantly killed.
Mr. John Hubbard, residing in the
upper port of the some District, was
struck by lightning and soriously in?
jured; but we aro glad to learn that
Lie is fast recovering.
Tho turpentine distilleries of Mr.
T. C. Duncan were entirely consumed
by fire a fe v days since at Little
River. The erigin of the fire was
accidental-the kettles of rosin boil?
ing over and igniting from tho fires
beneath. Mr. Duncan loses, in addi?
tion to his stills, sheds, machinery,
Sec., about 150 barrels of rosin.
According to a previous call from
tbe Pr?sidant, the Kershaw District
Democratic Association heldvnn,?ex
tra meeting at tho Court House, on
Tuesday last, tho 15th inst. W -
The President stated that,"the
object of the meeting was tciiako
into consideration tho action and
result of tho late Convention in
Colonel Shannon read a letter from
General Wade Hampton, desiriug a
concurrence of tho Columbia Conven?
tion; and, in order to promote this
object, ho submitted tho following
preamblo and resolutions, which,
after being supported by Captains
Leitnor and Davis, iu a few remarks,
were unanimously adopted:
Tho Democratic Club of Kershaw
District desire to express their earn?
est gratification at the wisdom and
patriotism exhibited at the recent
Convention in Columbia, by mem?
bers of that Convention and of the
Central Committeo of tho April Con?
vention, whereby was prevented a
most serious division of the Demo?
cratic party of this Stato. Therefore,
Resolved, That this Club endorses
and approves tho action referred to
above, and rejoices in the knowledge
that thc Democracy of South Caro?
lina aro united and devoted to the
common purpose of rescuing what
little is left of our shattered Consti?
Resolved, That, representing tho
Democracy of Kershaw District, we
approve and confirm, to that extent,
the additional nominations of dele?
gates to the New York Convention,
and the fusion of the Executive Com?
mittees appointed by tho two Con?
ventions iuto one body, as the Exe?
cutive Committee of tho Democratic
partv of South Carolina.
J. B. KERSHAW, Pr?sident.
A. A. MOORE, Recording Sec.
EXECUTION OF CFAUUELU. THE
WOULD-BE ASSASSIN* OF PRINCE AL?
FRED-His CONFESSION.-The Duke
of Edinburg, it seems, attempted
before leaving Australia to obtain n
reprieve for O'Farrell, but the Colo?
nial Secretary would not hear of it.
The condemned man preserved his
composure and cheerfulness to the
verylglast. When brought out for
execntion, ho walked with a firm,
steady, even step, his chest thrown
out, his head erect, his whole de?
meanor that of a soldier about to bo
put to death for some petty infrac?
tion of military discipline, rather
than that of a murderer and a felon.
He was dressed in a suit of sorao gray
material, his boots were polished, his
linen spotlessly clean, aud his neck
tio neatly and carefully arranged. At
the foot of the scaffold he knelt in
prayer with his confessor, then arose
and" shaking off the proffered arm oi
the hangman, rau lightly and quickly
up the steps, looked up to see thc
position of the rope and rauged him?
self directly nuder it. As he ngain
raised his eyes, apparently in prayer,
the cap waa drawn over his face, and
the bolt instantly drawn, which sent
liim into eternity. His death was
immediate. He left the following
"Being now about to appear be?
fore my Creator, I feel it my duty to
jive expression to my heart-felt sor?
row for the grievous crime I have
committed. From the very bottom
if my heart do I grieve for what 1
nive done. I have hitherto said
that I was ono of many who were
prepared to do the deed had I nol
lone it. I had not the slightes
'oundation for such a statement. 3
vas never connected with any man oi
in v body of men who had for theil
ibject tho taking of the lifo of tin
Duke of Edinburg. Nover was I, ii
my other than an indirect manner
connected with that organization, ii
ireland and elsewhere, which i:
cnowu by the name of tho Fenint
>rganization. I wish, moreover
listinctly to assert that there was no
i human being iu existence who hat
;hc slightest idea of tho object I hat
u view when I meditated on, and
brough tho merciful providence o
jrod, failed in carryiug into eflec
he death of tho Duke of Edinburg
[ have written to the printers of t\v
irish periodicals an nddress to tb
jeoplo of Ireland; and, so certai:
vas I of the death of tho Duke c
Sdinburg, that I stated therein, tho
vhich I believed would bo the fad
ind I think I have moro than implie
hat I was but one of an organizatio:
0 carry tho same into effect. I nee
mt say that tho truth of thc latte
jortion rests upou slighter foundf
lion than tho former; in fact, thai
?nless from mero hearsay, I had u
oundation for saying thero was
benian association in New Sont
?Vales. From continually th in kin
ind talking of what I may still b
dlowed to call tho wrongs of Irolanc
[ became excited and filled wit
mthusiasm on the subject, and j
vas whilo under tho influence c
.hose feelings that I attempted t
jerpetrate tho deed for which I ni
nost justly called upon to suffer."
The World gives np Mr. Chase i
1 possible Democratic candidat*
\ ftor submitting tho question of h:
sandidacy for tho consideration of ii
Democratic contemporaries, and ol
lerving their responses to tho propc
litton, it concludes that the Dom?
tracy cannot yield their tradition)
n-ejiidioes against the colored man e
A note from Col. Dorsey, inform?
us that^he timo of the excursion
tickets to New York hos been ex?
tended flfteeu days, viz: to July 31.
We aro requested to state that a
special train will be run from Colum?
bia to Lexington, to-morrow morn?
ing, for the accommodation of per?
sons in nttendanco upon tho Equity
Court, to bo held there-leaving
about 8}..? o'clock a. m.
Wc hove been requested by Mr.
President Hammett, to state that
delegates to the National Democratic
Convention, in New York, will be
passed over the Greenville and Co?
lumbia Roilrood for one fare.
Mn. SEEOEES' BBEWERY-Mn. LAN
DRCM'S POTTERY.-In our notice of
the various enterprises iu and about
Columbia, we failed to allude to the
brewery of Mr. Scegcrs and the pot?
tery of Mr. Londrum.
Mr. Seegers makes, we learn, au
excellent article of lager beer-that
drink so delightful to the German
and wo are told that he is preparing
to supply the State. He is an ener?
getic, working mau, uud will doubt?
Mr. Landram has his pottery
works near Columbia, where he eau
fill orders for a good article in his
line. To encourage all these home
enterprises, should be the object of
us all. Industrial developmeut is
what the State needs.
RELIOTOUS SERVICES Tins DAY.
Trinity Church-Rev. P. J. Shand,
Rector, 10}.< a. m. and 5}<? p. m.
Presbyterian Church--Rev. W. E.
Boggs, 10}.< a. m.; Rev. S. Leard,
8!.i p. m.
St. Peter's Church-Rev. J. J.
O'Connell, Pastor, 10 a. m. and 3
Morion Street Church-Rev. P. F.
Kistler, 10}.> a. m. ; Snuday School
Celebration, 4 p. m.; Bishop Dog?
gett, 8 j ?j p. m.
Washington Street Chapel-Closed.
Lutheran Lecture Room-Rev. S.
J. Hill, 10>.< a. m.
Baptist Church-Bishop Doggett,
10}.? a. m. After service, ordination
Baptist Colored Church-Rev. J.
E. Watson, 10}.? a. m.
COLUMBIA DISTRICT CONFERENCE
SECOND DAY.-Conference was open?
ed with religious exercises by Rev.
8. Leard; ofter which the Bishop
took the chair and called the meeting
The call of the Circuits was re
9umcd, with very eucouroging re
Bults. . Prof. W. L. Reynolds, of th?
South Carolina University, and Rev,
W. E. Boggs, of the Presbyterial
Church, and Rev. Mr. Bolles, Bibh
Agent, were introduced to tho Con
terence by the Bishop.
Professor J. H. Carlisle, a visiting
brother from Sparenburg, modi
3ome forcible remarks upon tho sub
?ect of the formation of union praye
meetings. These remarks were drawl
forth by the report of tho Rev. Mr
Dauthen, from the Fairfield Circuit
Eloquent addresses wore delivered b;
Rev. Dr. W. Smith, on the subjec
of family religion, and by the Bish
op, on the unity of the Christiai
principle, and olso on Church litera
turo. After which, the Bishop rc
guested Prof. Reynolds to lead ii
Revs. G. H. Pritchard and J. C
Simons, delivered addresses on th
condition of their respective Circuit*
Reports of committees being collei
for, Rev. William Martin read ai
interesting report on education, ii
which he coiled speciol otteution t
Wofford College, u rging upon tb
Conference the duty of sustaining
that institution. After addresses bj
the Bishop and Rev. W.t Smith, om
of the Professors of tho'college, tb'
report was adopted.
Rev. S. H. Brown submitted i
report on tho state of the Church
\u amendment was adopted.
. Rev. A. J. Cauthcn, as Chairman
presented his report on Church pro
oerty, which was adopted.
The Committee on Church Litera
?uro, Rev. J. B. Campbell, Chair
nan, presented thoir report, whicl
dicited some discussion, and wa
The following are the delegates ti
he Annual Conference : Rober
Bryce, John H. Kinsler, A. A. Gil
lort, William Rogers; alternates-J
3. Ferguson, F. A. Trade well, Dr
hilborn Heath and Dr. E. T. Rem
After the adoption of resolution
>f thanks to the Bishop and to th
titizens of Columbia, the Confcrenc
idjonmed, sine die. Sumter is th
text place of meeting.
LECTURE FOR TUESDAY EVENING
NEXT.-We Lave been requested to
give notice that tho lecture of Colo?
nel Thomas, postponed ou account
of the rniu, will be bo given in Caro?
lin.. Hull (lately' Gibbes',) on Tues?
day ov?niifg next, nt 8}., o'clock.
The subject is a popular one, vindi?
catory of the Slate and suggestive of
a hopeful future. Tho proceeds ure
for .. charitable purpose. Tickets of
admission to bo obtniued nt the book
and drug stores and at the door.
We are informed that, after Gover?
nor Orr's term of office terminates,
he will probably move to Columbia
and engage here in the practice of
the law. This will be au accession
to our commuuity that will bo duly
appreciated, for, whilst many do not
agree with the Governor in his politi?
cal role, yet none will withhold the
respect and regard due to his blame?
less private life; whilst many will
also accord to him that credit due
to one who means well for bia coun
[ try, aud patriotically seeks the good
of the people, according to the dic?
tates of his judgment.
MAIL ARRANGEMENTS.-The post
office open during the week from 8>?
a. m. to 7 p. m. On Sundays, from
4 to ? p. ra.
The Charleston and Western mails
are open for delivery at ?}? p. m., and
close at 8}.? p. m. Charleston night
mail open 8,'.j a. m., close 4}? p. m. .
Northern-Open for delivery at
8'o a. m., closes at 2.45 p. m.
Greenville-Open for delivery 5*^
p. m., closes at 8}? p. m.
NEW ADVERTISEMENTS.-Special at
tention is called to the following ad?
vertisements, published for the first
time this morning:
A. S. Wallace-Tax Notice.
E. & G. D. Hope-Claret Wine.
F. W. Green-Sheriff's sale.
S. A. Haley-School Notice.
A, G. Stacy-College Notice.
ABYSSINIA.-European files, by the
steamship Hammonia, convey the fol?
lowing interesting accounts from.
French sources of Theodorns' lost
The Paris Pairie prints whnt pur?
ports to be an Abyssinian version of
the tragedy in Magdala. This narra-,
tivo is signed by Count H. du Bisson,
a traveler in Abyssinia, who was al?
ways on friendly terms with its late
The Count says the number of
Abyssinians buried amounted to 757,
while 2,139 were wounded. Among
the dead were seven balantchoras, or
men who had resembled Theodorus,
and were purposely dressed like him.
Theodorus did not commit suicide.
On seeing his power fleeting from
him with tho blood of his soldiers,,
contemplating his empire destroyed,
nis dynesty overturned, his reign
finished, two streams of tears.coursed ,
down his cheeks.
Two balantcheras, pistol in hand,
stood silently waiting his order. He
gave his will to one of them. "In the
bosom of the Trinity," said he to the
One of them fired, and the bullet
broke the skull of King Thoodorus.
In Theodorus'will he says: "If the
British retire, I desire that my son
Mechecha, may succeed me; and I,
Emperor, say to bim : "Be the
friend of those to whom God hath
given the victory, for they know how
to protect their friends; be tho friend
of those warriors, for they are in?
SCHUYLER COLFAX ON FOREIGNERS
AND CATHOLICS.-Schuyler Colfax,
the radical candidate for vice-Presi?
dent, was a "Know Nothing" in 1854,
aud did take tho two following oaths,
FIRST DEGREE.-"lu the presence
of Almighty God and these witness?
es, you do solemnly promise and
swear that * * . * J?u. will not
vote, nor give your influence, for any
man, for any office in the gift of the
people, unless ho bo an American,
born citizen, in favor of Amoricans
ruling America, nor if be be a l?omaa
SECOND DEGREE.-"In tbe presence
of Almighty God aud these witnesses,
you do solemnly and sincerely swear
* * * if it may be legally done,
vou will, when elected or appointed
to any official station conferring on
yow the power to do so, remove all
foreigners, aliens or Hornau Catholics
from office or place, and that you will
In no case appoint such to any
office or place in your gift."
Here we havo Colfax proscribing
foreigners and Catholics as a class.
But lie does not denounce or pro
icribo the negroes as a elass. The
slacks are his especial favorites, in
.vhose behalf the whole power of the
Government is to be exerted, and
who aro to be fed, clothed and
odged at the expenso cf the people
)f tho United States.
[Sti Paul Pioneer.
The Democrats are organizing
Jackson associations in all the New