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AB has boon stated, in February, 1&7, J
avowed my Holf favorablo to the ido? of con?
ferring qualified auffxago upon the colored
race. It was manifest that to that extent,
at least, suffrage would bo enforced. But
a higher motive moved mo to mako tho
enunciation. " ',, "
The colored population iu South Carolina
outnumbered the whites by 120,000. Many
of the colored men enjoyed some edu?
cational advantages, and others had accu?
mulated proporty. In making laws which
were to. oporate upon i'nia entire class aa
well as upon the whites-laws affecting the
life, liberty? proporty, and pursuit of hap?
piness Of so considerable a majority of tho
population-was it just or right that this
class should be excluded from any voice in
choosing the representativos to enact those
laws? Would they have patiently and
tamely submitted to a system of laws
which they had no agency in making; or
to taxation Without representation? If
ibero had been no open combinations to
resist and defeat such legislation, could
secret socio! ios, conspiracies, perjurios and
' assassinations have been prevented?
Would a Bingle individual of that class-be
his intelligence and virtue what it may
have had any inducement to co-operate in
the enforcement of laws thus passod?
These views which were regarded with
so much odium only a brief year ago, when
??wss frank enough to mako thom public,
aro now accepted by large and respectable
organizations of the white people in every
section of the State, and on that basis
earnest efforts aro being mado to obtain
tho support of the colored race.
Looking even to tho interest of that race,
Congress, in my judgment, committed a
grievous mistake in bestowing upon it
univorsal suffrage. It moy socuro a tem
f>orary party triumph, but it will inevitably
ay tho foundation of a corrupt govern?
ment-of corruption among voters and
corruption among legislators and ministe?
Can it be expected that wholesome laws
will emanate from legislators whose con?
stituents may be ignorant and V?C?OUB?
Again, where the largo majority of voters
are ignorant, do they not thus bocomo the
instruments of corrupt mon, in elevating
to power those who aro uttorly unworthy
of their suffrage? How can a voter, whoso
mind is unenlightened by experience or
intelligence, protect himself from fraud or
imposition-unable, as he will bo. to dis?
criminate between that which is false and
that which is true-that which is upright
and that which is depraved?
Universal suffrage is au evil which has
been appreciated for many years; and tho
evil results from the fact that tho ignorant
voter enables the corrupt aspirant for office
by bribery, persuasion or importunity to
foist himself into position, and then pro?
tect himself in his tenure by moans at onco
illegitimate and dishonorable. It is for
these reasons that universal suffrage has
been repudiated in several of tho Nor thorn
To confer the right, therefore, upon the
colored people of the South-tho largo
majority of whom have just .merged from
a condition of slavery, and who have not
intelligence to exorcise the privilege, is a
wrong done to society and to tko colored
man himself, which must retard tho civili?
zation of this section for many years to
come. It has, however, been imposed upon
the South, and in my judgment tho evil
will not be ameliorated except through our
own exertions, aided by tho efforts and in?
fluences of the more intelligent of the co?
It is very apparent that tko Bepublican
party, so long as they may rotain power,
wiil adhere to universal suffrage. With
their plan of restoration carried into effect
as it has been, the Bepublican party aro
now wining to leave tho question of snf
frago to the States themselves, their policy
having placed the party in power: and it is
vain to expect any restriction while they
remain in power. It is equally idlo to an?
ticipate relief from the Democratic party.
The Republicans will have the undisputed
control of tho Government until thc 4th of
March, 1869. Even though tho Democrats
succeed in the Fall olections, and st cure
their President, and the Houso of Repre?
sentatives, there will still bo a Republican
majority of more than two-thirds in the
Senate, and that majority must continue ii
thepresont party divisions are maintained,
until the ?th of March, 1871. Assuming,
therefore, that all the intermediate elec?
tions shall bo favorable to tho Democratic
party, not until the 4th of March, 1871, can
they obtain control of tho legislative and
executive departments of tho Government;
and not until thon, whatever may be theil
disposition, will they possess tho strength
necessary to limit this right of suffrage.
When in power, however, how aro they to
proceed in removing tho evil-what remedy
can they apply? Will they ropoal tho Re?
construction Acts of 18G7?
Tho Convention in New York has avowed
the doctrine that the right of regulating
suffrage belongs exclusively to the States.
Upon that issue, mainly within the last sii
months, the party havo achieved thoir
sucroBBes over the Republicans in the
North and West.
In 1871, the Southern State governments
will have boon in operation under these
Acts for three years, aud, to a certain ex
tent, society will have adapted itself te
their laws and requirements. Should UK
Democrats, under theso circumstances,
repeal tho Reconstruction Acts, or shoule
the Supremo Court pronounce them uncon
.stitutionai and declaro tho Stato organiza
tiona then existing void, we shall bo loft it
a condition of anarchy. If, on tho othei
hand, they declaro thom to be simply pro
visional, what authority will then deter
min? tho question of suffrago? Tho thoo
ry of the Democratic party will be that tin
States themselves must do so. Will tin
party in direct opposition to that theory
when they pass now Reconstruction Acts
ignore the Southern Constitutions of 1808
and by their act declare against tho suf
frago of tho colored man, cither universa
or qualified? Will not such action upoi
their part be directly in antagonism ti
their professed principles, and their legis
lation bo following directly in the foot
steps of tho Republicans, whom they con
sure so gravely for regulating suffrage ii
Should tho Supremo Court declare th
Acts unconstitutional, and tho Stato gu
vcrnniwntB void, what government will h
in existence? Can anarchy then bo avoid
cd without tho intervention of Congress
and aa invasion of tho right of tho Stat
to regulato this question? Will tho Con
Btitntions of I860, or 18G5, bo declared i
forco; and will the officers in office, whe
those Constitutions wore &upcrcedod i
1868, be re-instated? If so, which set e
officers? Tho terms of all of them wi
have expired. IIow will elections bo oi
dered to fill their vacancies?
Upon neither of the foregoing th?orie
can Uio right of suffrage in the States b
regulated otherwise than by Congress
Does any reflecting man boliovo, for a m(
ment, that Congress, in 1871, will roml
theso States to a territorial and chaoti
condition, and require us to go through
now process of restoration. Tho Souther
people need not delnde themselves wit
false expectations. When tho time ai
rives, if the Democratic party are i
?ower, and the regulation of enffrago i
he States is the recognized principle, di
pend upon it, the ?tatu quo then exist in
will not be disturbed by Congress,
' What, Iben, aro vre to rely upon to ro
llevo the body politic from tho eorioua
injury which is to result from the continu?
ance of nuiversal suffrago, with so much
ignorance prevailing among the voters.
In my judgment, tho remedy is exclusive?
ly with ourselves. It will provo illusory to
rely upon help emanating from any other
source. Intelligence ana wealth have
heretofore, in ad sections of the Union,
sooner or later, controlled tho yetes of the
ignorant and tho dependent, ?uu in time
the same result will follow here.
That the colored voto "should have sus?
tained the Republican porty, in the recent
elections, is not surprising, especially
when it is remembered that the party was
solidified by tho organization ol' another
party, whose principles, as avowed, looked
to the repudiation, or at least to the
abridgement, of the electivo franchise,
which Congress bas granted to thepolored
man. When he was called upon to cast
his ballot, and the issue presented was to
sustain tho party which had first pro?
claimed his freodom, enacted the Freed?
man's Bureau and Civil Rights Bill, which
had extended to bim the right of universal
suffrage, and was then struggling to main?
tain its existence against tho party, which
in Congress and cleo where bad opposed
all these privileges-whon to vote in oppo?
sition to Republican ideas, was to volun?
tarily renounco tho elective franchise, so
much cstocmod as a public boon-it was
not at all surprising that the ballot of the
colored man was cast, nearly as a unit,
against tho advice and influence of tho
groat majority of tho whito population of
the Northern States. When this question
of suffrage is settled, ho will learn that
his best IriendB and safest advisers, aro
those with whom from childhood he has
boen associated in tho various relations of
life. Many of tho colored people will soon
bogin to acquire property, and they will at
onco appreciate tho identity of poUtical
and personal interest between themselves
and the white race. This interest, com?
bined with a disappearance of that pre?
judice and distrust which now exists, will,
if thoy aro kindly and fairly treated, in?
duce them heartily to co-operate with tho
whites, in imposing such restrictions upon
the right of suffrage, as will securo socie?
ty against tumult, disorder and vicious
legislation. To tho white, and to tho in?
telligent colored man alone, therefore,
and to no external power, do I look for a
limitation of tho right of suffrage, and its
establishment upon tho basis of an educa?
tional or proporty qualification. Should
they fail, however, they will control and
direct tho voto of the ignorant, and thus
exert a conservativo influonco upon tho
welfaro of tho State.
Tho evils of nuiversal suffrage, which
have already largely developed themselves,
w?l in a few months teach tho colored
race the most instructivo lessons, espe?
cially in those Districts in which they have
a majority. Tho ambition of adventurers
of their own raco, and the lovo of notorie?
ty possessed by many natives, bavo in?
duced large numbers "of thom to become
candidates for offices, legislativo, ministe?
rial and judicial. When called upon to
perform the various duties of these offices,
it will bo found that their lack of educa?
tion, information, experience and training
will utterly disqualify thom from holding
positions so responsible. As a conse?
quence, tho country will bc over-run with
inofficient and inoompetcut officers, and
tho public interest ami the peace of society
will alike be jeopardized by their incapaci?
ty. Tho meritorious and intelligent of tho
colored populatio , whoso interests are
identified with thoso of tho whito race,
will themselves soon appreciate these
facts, and realizo tho gravo mistake th.it
has been made in elevating to position a
class of persons unfitted t here for, They
will likowise perceive that the evil can only
be corrected hy restricting tho privilegool
tho ballot-box to thoso who havo intelli?
gence sufficient to enable them to judgo ol
the fitness and capacity of those who may
aspire to represent them. Heneo this
class will bo prepared to unito cheerfully
with tho white race in imposing the re?
striction which experience will demon?
strate to bo necessary.
A corrupt magistrate, or an ignorant
constable, bas it in his power sorely to an?
noy and oppress tho poor-thoso whose
contracts are limited to small sums, and
upon whom mainly tho jurisdiction ol
officers of this grado will bo exercised. An
incompetent Sheriff involves his sureties
in ruin, entails loss upon parties who have
executions in his hands, and harasses thc
Sublic by an iuofficieut discharge of hie
utios. Tho samo remark applies to all
other officers. Exp?rience has demon
titrated that there can bo no greater curse
inflicted upon a community than incompe
tent officials, to whom is entrusted the ox
pounding and enforcement of tho law, ane
the preservation of peace. Tho first and
heaviest sufferers under tho existing con?
dition of affairs are likely to bo the co
lored people themselves.
The reconstruction Acts havo given tc
tho five Military Commandors almost ab
solute power in tho Soutborn States. Tin
power to enact laws by ordor, to remove
all classes of officers, and to anpoin
others, unquestionably constituted the
military superior to civil authority. In
performing the duties of tho Executive o:
tho S?ato, thareforo, I havo sought U
avoid collision with this assumed supbrio:
power, and thereby securo tho least inter
feronce with tho civil administration of tin
Qovornment. I have invited no contro
veray, and provoked no antagonism, am
it is my duty and pleasure to say that, ii
tho main, the military havo rarely iutcr
fered with the officers" of tho State' in th
Serformanco of their elutios. Tho presen
lilitary Commander has rarely interfere)
with the administration of the crimina
law, and where appoala havo boen address
oo to him to interpose his authority, h
has invariably referred them to mo fo
final decision. Tho Judges of tho Com
of Anneals, fhn Circuit Judges, (with i
single*exception,) and all tho Chancellors
concurring in tho views abovo expressed
havo yielded obedience to such militar
orders as bavo been issued, and a simila
spirit of co-operation has been exhibitoi
by all other executive, judicial and minis
terial officers. Thia coarse, in my judg
ment, has boen eminently wiso. It has se
cured tho retention of tho officers electo
by the people themselves, and tho oxeci
tion and enforcement of their own lawi
If obedience had boon refused by any dc
partaient, there can bo no doubt tht
removala would bavo taken placo, au
strangers appointed to fill tho vacanciei
Every officer in tho State, therefore, wi
could conscientiously carry out tho militt
ry orders, has rendered an essent ?al soi
vico to tho pooplo, in that ho baa relieve
tho citizen from what, in all probabilit;
would havo been a much more rigoroi
and oppressive administration of militai
law, in caso of tho exhibition of any coi
In adopting this goncral lino of polio;
and endeavoring to carry out, in gue
faith, the provisions of the reconstruct*.'
Acts, I was satisfied that the eui/.,
would be better proteotod iu person ai
proporty than if the civil structure wi
overturned, and, in lieu of it, aa exclasiv
Iv military government was establisbe
I have found the military at all timi
ready to co-operate, cheerfully and el
ciontly, with the civil authority, whenev
they nave been called upon BO to do; ai
tho couran of conciliation pursued has
often enabled me to. intervene for. the
benofit of the citizen, in whose oaao the
rigor of military authority might have
boan oppressive. By this ooaree of conci?
liation, I have beeu enabled to effect mo?
difications of military orders that might
nave borne heavily upon communities.
By this course of conciliation, the taxes
imposed by the military have not only
been materially reduced, but levied upon
a moro equitable and acceptable .basis
than heretofore. By thia course ol conci?
liation, I have beon enabled to secure tho
usual support for the publio institutions,
and they have been fostered and encou?
raged. Publio improvements have not
been arrested, but puehod forward to a
state of completion. And, finally, harmo?
ny and peace have been preserved, and
tho groat interests of thc commonwealth
beon promoted, so that tho people of tho
State nave not materially experienced tho
usual inconveniences of military mle.
And I now repeat, what has already been
stated, namely, that the poaco of society,
the liberty of thc citizen, the protection of
person and property, tho usual avocations
and employments of the citizen, and tho
regular administration of justice, have
boon interfered with and obstructed as
little in South Caroliua as in any other of
the ten States under military rule.
Tho Executive might havo rosignod, or
havo refused to rccognizo tho Acts of Con?
gress and tho military orders, and havo
been removed. The Judges of the Courts
of Appeal, of tho Circuit Courts, and of
tho Court of Chancory, District officers,
tax-collectors, magistrates, and others,
might havo adopted a similar policy. But
what would have b(\on tho result? Their
placos would have been filled by strangers,
having neither interest nor sympathy
with our population; or Ibero would have
been established au absoluto military
government, with bayonets and provost
courts to enforce military law, to afford tho
protection demanded by tho various
classes in tho community. It may be,
that those holding official position in
South Carolina, who havo adopted tho
course which lias been pursued, havo
acted unwisely; but it is doubtful whether
a conscientious mau can bo found, within
tho limits of tho State, who will not admit
that, by this policy, tho citizen has been
protected from tho trbitrary oppressions
of tho bayonet power. . It remains for the
fieoplo to say whether their executive,
udicial and ministerial officers havo not,
under all the circumstances, actod in ac?
cordance with the dictates of wisdom and
patriotism, and pursued the only policy
which could secure the poaco and prosperi?
ty of tho ??tato.
Hy successor, Governor R. K. Scott, has
been inaugurated. Iiis address and mes?
sage aro before you. Tho principles and
purposes which he avows, with reference
to thc policy and interest of tho State, aro
wise and patriotic, and I respectfully invite
tho people to give to his administration a
full and fair trial, beforo thoy determino
upon its condemnation. However much,
as an individual, he may differ in political
opinion with the majority of the white
citizens, who represent tho wealth mid in?
telligence of South Carolina, I bcliovo it
to bo his aim and object, as the Executive
of tho Stato, to develop iu tho largest dc
groe her material prosperity. lu this un?
dertaking ho should receive the co-opera?
tion of every class of tho community, and
an encouragement which will stimulate
him to Buch exertions as will not only
command tho praise of men, but obliterate!
tho memory o? the wrongs and prejudices
of the past.
A few words personal to myself, and I
ara dono. Twenty-four years ago I enter?
ed tho service of tho people of south Ca?
rolina. During this period, which has
ombracod thc primo of my life, I have
filled, with a brief respite, many: of tho
most honorable and responsible positions,
in tho Stato and G moral Government. I
may have commit led gravo errors of judg?
ment; but in even* sphere in which 1 have
acted, it has been"my aim to protect and
promoto tho interests of thu people of
South Carolina. In common with all pub?
lic men, my motives havo been impugned
and my actions misrepresented. Harsh
and unjust criticism has often followed
the most earnest efforts to accomplish
good; but I have lived long enough to bo
rowarded by thosuccces of many measures
and opinions, which ha\. out-lived tho
censuro bestowed upon thom and their
author. While somo havo shown au an?
tagonism which was undeserved, I have
reccivod sympathy and support from many
kind friends, who in tho darkest moments,
have never relax.d their confidence in tho
earnestness and honesty of purpose with
which I have sought to administer public
Especially during tho last three years,
in which I have acted as tho Governor of
South Carolina, undor embarrassments
unknown to any of my predecessors, I
havo encountered prejudices, whose bit?
terness timo alone can assuage and whose
injustice timo alone will obliterate. Con?
scious, however, of a rectitude of purposo,
feeling that Providence had placed me in a
position which would enable me to servo
tho people of South Carolina, and perhaps
sparo them tho infliction of many of the
evils incident to absoluto military authori?
ty, I have pursued my convictions, re?
gardless of thc threats of enemies, or tho
importnnities of friends. My work has
been accomplished. Tho Stato h..s passed
into tho control of those authorized to
govern it by tho supreme law of tho land;
and nothing is loft to mo now, but to in?
voke tho blessings of Heavtu upon this
shattered and strickon commonwealth.
To tho peoplo of South Carolina, for
their oft-repeated evidences of confidence
and support, I tender my heart-felt
thanks, and bid them farewell.
JAMES L. OUH.
CoLUltniA, July 10. 1868.
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They can be procured at tho Company's
Ticket ?Dices in AuguBta, Columbia and
Camdon: also in Charleston, from
L. C. HENDRICKS, Gon. Ticket Agent,
April 10 fm_Onice John street.
REDUCTION OF RATES.
CHARLOTTE AND ti. C. R. R. COMPANY,
GEN'L FREIGUT ANO TICKET AOT'S OFFICE,
COLUMBIA, S. C., December ll, 1867.
ON and after THIS DAY, COTTON will
bo forwarded via the "SEABOARD
INLAND AIR LIKE FREIGHT ROUTE,"
To Baltimore, $3.23 per bale of 400 lbs.
To Philadelphia, $4.00 per halo of 400 I
11)8* on ICHS*
To New York, $4.00 per bale of 400 lbs. I
or less. ,
Thi6 route is cheaper, quicker arid as re?
liable as any competing line.
Tho rates being tho same, shippers Bavo
32 cents per bale-estimating cotton at 16
couts per pound-in Marine Insurance, by
having their cotton forwarded via this
route. E. R. DORSEY,
Dec 12 Gen. Freight and Trans. Agent^
NOTICE TO SHIPPERS.
GEN'L SUPEIUNTF.N'S OFFICE, S. C. H. R.,
December ll, 1807.
ON and after this dato tho TARIFF by
tho Great Southern Freight Line,
FROM COLUMBIA, will be as follows, viz:
Cotton per halo, to New York.$4.00
" " Philadelphia..4.00
" " Ballimore.3.25
This route is guaranteed as cheaper, !
quicker and moro reliablo than any com?
peting, whilo tho difference of insurance,
not amounting to 20c, is over twico com?
pensated by difference of rates.
H. T. PEAKE,
Dec ll General Superintendent.
Reduction of Freight Rates by the !
Seaboard Inland Air Line Route.
CHARLOTTE AND S. C. R. R. CO.,
GEN'L- FBEIOBT AND TICKET AOT'S OFFICE,
CoLrxiiiiA, S. C., April 8, 1868.
THE following FREIGHT TARIFF, via I
this route, will take effect from and |
after this date:
To New York, first class, $1.00; second j
class, DO cents; third class, 80 cents;]
fourth class, 70 centu.
To Baltimore, first class, $1.00; second
class,90 cents; thu d class, 80 cents; fourth
class, 70 cents.
Ci" Marine insurance effected on goods
over this line at very lt<w rates, as its]
steamers avoid (Jape Hatteras.
E. R. DORSEY,
_Apri! tl Gen. Freight and Ticket Ag't.
Reduction of Freight Tariff by the I
Great Southern Freight Line.
ON and after APRIL 7th, 1808, the fol?
lowing FREIGHT TARIFF will bo
From New York to Columbia, first class,
per 100 lbs., $1.00; second class, 90 cents;
third class, 80Cent?; fourth class, 76cents;
fifth class, 70 cents.
From Baltimore to Columbia, first class,
per 100 lbs., $1; second class, 90 cents;
third class, 80 cents; fourth class, 70
cents; filih class 70 cents.
H. T. PEAKE,
_April 8 _ General Sup. H. C. R. R._
Schedule on Spartanburg & Union R.
Down lYain. Up Train.
Mis. Arv. Lcav. Arv. Ler.v.
Spartanburg, 0 5.00 7.00
Pacolet, 10 5.45 5.48 6.12 0.15
Jonesville, 19 6.25 0.30 5.29 5.33
Unionville, 28 7.15 7.40 4.30 4 45
Santuc, 37 8.23 8.30 1 3.37 3.45
Shelton, 48 9.23 9 25 2.36 2.40
Lyles Ford, 52 9.49 9.50 2.09 2.12
Strothor, 50 10,14 10.18 1.42 1.45
Laurens Railroad-New Schedule.
OFFICE LAURENS RAILROAD,
LAURKNR C. H., 8. C., April 29, 1868.
ON and after TUESDAY, 12th of May
next, tho Trains on this Road will j
commence running to return on tho samo |
day, to connect with the up and down
Trains on the Greenville and Columbia
Railroad, at Helena; leaving Lanrons at 5
A. M., on TUESDAYS, THURSDAYS and
SATURDAYS, and leaving Helena at 1.30
P. M. on tho same days.
J. S. BOWERS,
July 9 Superintendent Laurens R. R.
^F CHARLOTTE AND SOUTn C
U AND ITS CONNECTIONS, TO :
Going Nortii Head Down.
ARRIVE. i LEAVE. I TERM
4.00 P. M. I.Cola
11.05 P. M. ?11.35 " I.Chai
4.45 A. M. 5.30 A. M.Greei
5.00 P. M J 8.50 P. M. .Rich
0.15 A. H. 7.45 A. Al.Wash
9.10 9.45 '? .Balti
1.32 P. M. 1.82 P. M.Philnt
5.08 " .Now
9.31 A. M. 9.35 A. M.Ral
3.1)5 P. AI. I 3.30 P. M.We
7.30 .? ?7.30 ?. .Porta
8.30 A. M. 9.45 A. M. .Balti
1.5J2 P. M. 1.32 P. M. I.Philnt
5.08 " .New
VIA POJITSBIOUTII AS
7 30 p. jr. 7.30 P. M.Ports
2.30 A. M. 2.45 A. M.Cris
8.03 " 8.10 " .Wilmingtoi
9.25 " ! 9.30 " .Phihul
1.08 P. M. .New
DQf OPTIONAL TICKETS to al
named above, cnn be lind on npplicali
inp street. BA fi G AGE CHECKED 1
and all points South, via this route, n
New York-Ticket office 193 Broad'
Ticket office New Jersey Railroad
Philadelphia-Ticket offico Pblla.de!
road, and Continental Hotel.
Baltimore-Ticket office Baltimore
or on the bouts of the "Old Bay Linc
To avoid heat and dust, and mal
tickets over this route. C. BOU
E. R. DORSET, General Freight and
. . " II? Kt?? II im ??> ?UMP'I if wt-.
Change of Schedule on G. & C. R. R
0? and after FRIDAY, tho 6th InBtant,
Passenger Trains w?l ron daily, Buu
daye excepted, as follows:
Leave Colombia at.7.00 a. m.
'** Alston at. .. .. 8.65 "
l\? Newberry at.10.85 M
Arrive at Abbev&lo at.3.80 p. m.
" at Anderson at.5.15 iy '
V at GreonviUe at.CW 'r
Leave Greenville at. 6.00 a. m.
f? Anderson at.6.45 "
.? Abbeville at.8.45 "
" Newberry at.1.25 p.m.
Arrive at Alston at.8.00 "
!? at Columbia atf.5.00 "
Trains on tho Bino Ridge Railroad will
also run daily, Sunday H excepted. >
Leave Anderson at.5.20 p. m.
" Pendleton at.6.20 ?'
Arrivo at Walhalla at.8.00 ?*
Leave Walhalla at.4.00 a. m.
" Pendleton at.5.40 "
Arrive at Anderson at.6.40 "
Tho train will return from Belton to An?
derson on Mondav and Friday morhingB.
JAMES O. MEREDITH,
Dec 3_General Superintendent.
Charlotte & South Carolina R. R. Co.
COLUMBIA, S. C., March 31, 18G8.
ON and after this dato, the Trains over
this Road will run as foUows:
Leave Columbia at.4.00 p. m.
Arrive at Charlotte at.11.00 p. m.
Leave Charlotto at.11.35 p. m.
Arrivo at Columbia at.6.00 a. m.
?er Tickets optional from Greensboro,
either via Danville or Raleigh; and from
Portsmouth cithor via Bay Lino or Anna
messic Rou t e. Baggage checked through.
ta- TIME AS QUICK and FARE AS
LOW aa by any other route.
Passengers from Greenville Railroad
going North, mako samo time, by taking
this ronto at 4 o'clock p. m., as they will
by leaving hero at 6 a. m., as the time to
all points North of Richmond is tho same.
Trains of this route coming South, mako
connections with trains of Greenville Road.
For THROUGH TICKETS to Richmond.
Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia and
Now York, apply at Ticket Office, foot Blan
An Accommodation Train will bo run
Leave Columbia on Mondays, Wednes?
days and Fridays at 7 A. M., arriving at
Charlotto at G.35 P. M.
Returning- leavo Charlotte on Tuesdays,
Thursdays and Saturdays at 6 A. M., ar?
riving at Columbia at 5.05 P. M
Passengers taking the 6 A. M. Train
from Charlotte can connect with Night
Train of South Carolina Road for Charles?
ton. Passengers from Charleston can-by
leaving the South Carolina Train at Junc?
tion- connect with the 7 A. M. Train from
Columbia. CALEB BO?KNIGHT,
April 1 Superintendent.
GENERAL SUP'TS OFFICE,
CHARLESTON, S. C., March 28,1808.
PASSENGER TRAINS wiU run as fol?
Leave Charleston for Columbia. 6.80 a. m.
Arrive :it Kingsville. 1.30 p.m.
Loave Kingsville.2.00 p. m.
Arrive at Columbia.'.3.50 p. m.
Leave Columbia. 6.00 a. m.
Arrivo at Kingsville.7.30 a. m.
Leave Kingsville.8.00 p. m.
Arrive at Cl.?irleston.8.10 p. m.
The Passenger Train on the Camden
Branch will connect with up and down
Columbia Trains and Wilmington and Man?
chester Railroad Trains on MONDAYS,
WEDNESDAYS and SATURDAYS.
Night Express Freight and Passenger
Accommodation Train will run as follows:
Leave Charleston for Columbia. .5.40 p. m.
Arrive at Columbia.6.05 a. m.
Leavo Columb*- .5.30 p.m.
Arrive at Charleston. .5.40 a. m.
March 21 H. T. PEAKE, Gen'l Snp't.
Ofilce North Carolina Railroad Co.,
COMPANY SHOPS, APRIL 1, 1868.
ON and after this date, the following
will bo tho schedulo for PASSENGER
TRAINS over this road:
Leavo Charlotto daily ut.11.36 p. m.
.Greensboro at.5.05 a. m.
Raleigh at. D.41 "
j Arrivo at Goldsboro at.12.25 p. m.
Leavo Goldsboro at.12.30 "
Raleigh at.3.20 "
Greensboro at. 7.17 "
Arrive at Charlotte at.11.35 p. m.
Through Passengers by this Une nave
choice of routes via Greensboro and Dan
I ville to Richmond, or via Raleigh and Wel?
don to Richmond or Portsmouth; arriving
at all points North of Richmond at tho
same time by either route. Connection is
made at Goldsboro with Passengor Trains
on the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad
to and from Wilmington, and by Freight
Train to Weldon. Also to Newbern, on A.
A N. C. Road. Freight Trains will leavo
Charlotte at 2 a. m. and arrive 6.20 p. m.
April ll JAS. ANDERSON, Sup't.
AROLINA RAILROAD COMPANY,
PRINCIPAL NORTHERN CITIES :
Coming South Head Up.
o \M> DANVILLE:.
Of ALS. j A1UUVE. ' LEAVE.
imbin.i COOA. M.j
rlotto.111.35 P. M. ill.35 P. M.
tisboro.I 7.02 " i 7.17 "
monti.! 4.45 A. M.I 8.15 A. M.
ington.1 5.50 P. M.I 7.30 P. M.
imore. 3.45 " ; 4.15 "
lelphia.12.00 M. 12.00 M.
York.? 8.3^\. M.
II AND DAY LINE. A
eigh. 3.15 T. M. 3.20 P.^l.
hlon.; 10.35 A. M. 10.40 A. M.
mouth.i COO .. i C30 "
moro.; 3.45 P. M.I 4.30 P. M.
lelphin.12.00 M. 12.00 M.
York.? | 8.3(3 A. M.
JI> ANA A.M LINK.
mouth..1 COOA. M. I C30 A. M.
tfelcl.10.45 P. M.! 10.45 P. M.
i, Delaware. 4.15 " ? 5.05 ??
elphin. 3.35 " j 3.35 "
York. ?11.56 A. M.
,1 points North, good ovor either route
on nt tho Ticket Ofilce, foot of Bland
CHROUGH. For tickets to Columbia
pply as follows, viz:
way. A. Stewart, Agent.
-Foot of Courtlnnd street, or at the
Iphia, Wilmington and Bultimore Rail?
and Ohio Railroad, Camden Station,
:e sure and safo connections, ask for
KNIGHT, General Superintendent.
1 Ticket Agent. June 2