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CHARLESTON, Joly 13.-Arrived
1 steamship Mou ck a, Now York;
?B cho o no: Argus Eye, New York.
Sailed-schooner Bodington, Balti?
Goncral Canby i ss ii cd an order to?
day, directing military officers in thc
State to cease exercising any civil
authority when the President pro?
claims, the adoption of the constitu?
tional amendment; at wbioh time,
prisoners, under their oharge will be
turned over to the civil authorities;
all " prison era serving' out sentences
by mil i t ary feont?hCe will be held.
Writs of hah ea s corpus from United
States Courts ure tobo responded to,
but, to writs, from State courts, reply
is" W lu?" made that tho prisoner is
held. auder authority of the laws of
the United States, and1 jurisdiction
is exclusively- in (United States
BICHMOND. .Toly 13.-James H.
McGhee, an old cit iy.cn of Hau over
County, was killed yesterday'by a
MONTGOMERY, July j?.,-Governor
Smith and LieuUmani-Governor Ap?
plegate Were sworn in as provisional
officers. ' The Senate met at 12 M.,
cud elected officers; and the four?
teenth amendment was ratified. In
the >HoUse, officers were elected and
the-fourteenth amendment ratified.
SELMA, July 13.,-A grand Sey?
mour and Blair ratification meeting
was held in- this city, on Saturday.
NEW YORK, July 12.^-rTh? specie
exports last week approximate $4,
SAN FRANCISCO! July 12.-'?The
British- Admiral disapproves of tho
proceedings of Commander Bridges,
of the Chanticleer, iu blockading
.Don Angel Martipez, leader of the
Siualoa insurrection, is hore..
Governor Haigiit presided at a
large Democratic Tarification meet?
WASHINGTON, D. C., July 12.
In the House, the Freedmen's Bu?
reau bill passed by the Senate, mak?
ing Howard's Oommi?sionership
independent, passed, with an amend?
ment making , the discontinuance ol
the Bureau absolute in represented
States'onL the 1st of January, except
as regards education. The bill goes
to the Senate for concurrence.
Dock?ry and B?yden, members
from North Carolina, from whom
disabilities had been removed, were
The House went into Committei
of the Whole on the tariff bill. Th<
vote-81- to 57-is regarded a tes
vote and indicating the intention o
the majority to modify tlie'tariff.
Fifteen different petitions .fron
army officers, asking increased pay
Judge Fisher, from Mississippi
reports tbt the1 Republican c'ommitte
that Mississippi is Democratic b;
7,000, but chums he can prove 15,00'
Commod?re James F. Miller, forty
two years in service, is dead.
There is considerable talk am
some positivo assertion of a thir
party. Fremont, General Cary an
John Quincy Adams are prominontl
named. Chase declines to co-operat
in the movement.
The ninety-second anniversary <
American independence was dui
honored in the chief ports and cit it
of Europe with a display of flag!
salutes, national rc-uniou feeti'vitic
and. other demonstrations.
VI N A VCI Ali AND . co ni MK ito IA i..
NEW YORK,,'July 12-Noon.-Gol
4.0^.' Sterling .10^. Money 4@
per i cent. Flour 5(?>10e.1 lowe
Wheat1 nominally lower. Corn f
v?rs 'buyers. " Mess pork firm, 1
email@example.com. Lard quiet-stea
17%@18^. Cotton quiet, at 32(
32>?. Freights quiet.
7 P.M.-Cotton - a shade lowe
sales 1,000 bales,' at 32. Flour heai
-Southern common to fair 8.75(
10.15, Wheat 1@2 cents lower-nc
Southern red 2.38. Corn unchunge
Mess pork finner, at 28.05. La
firmer-kettlo l?i^@18^. Freigli
steady. Gold closed strong, at -ll7
Southern bonds active and advau
BALTIMORE, July 13.-Cotton quit
at 32. Shoulders U(a U ', ; rib sid
10,'.j. Mesa pork 20.
CINCINNATI, July 13.-Whisk
dull, at firstname.lastname@example.org in bond. M<
pork 29.00. Bacon quiet-shoul
ers 13:i.,; clear sides 17Lard J
CHARLESTON, July 13. - Cotton d
and nominal; sales only 0 bal
quotations unreliable; receipts 76.
SAVANNAH, July 13.-Cotton dui
middlings nominally 30; no sales.
AUGUSTA, July 13.-Cotton marl
quiet; sales 105 bales-middling '.
MouiLi?. July 13.-Cotton in lit
demand; sales 25 bales-low m
NEW ORLEANS, July 13.-Cott
easier-middlings 31; sales 327;
ceipts 218. Gold 40>.i@ll. Fh
firmer-superfine email@example.com; cho
firstname.lastname@example.org. Corn firm, nt 9!
1.05. Bacon tending upward-she
ders 13>??13??; clear 18.
LONDON, July 12-B P. M.-C
sols 02%@92??. Bonds 72%.
LIVERPOOL, July 12-3 P. M.-C
ton quiet-uplands li's; Orle
LIVERPOOL, July 13-Evening
Cotton unchanged ; sales 10,000 ba
The House o? Representatives ha?
passed a bill relieving the following
kp?rsonft fr?hl South Carolina of all
.political disabilities. Tho Senate
will, doubtless, concur: i
Jacob Kibler, Henry Sumner, J.
P.-Kitiarcl? H: H. Kinard, A. P. Ki
nard, E. P. Lake.^W. W. Houseal,
Newberry County; H. M. Hammond,
Greenville; Elihu Moore, Lancaster;
S. B. 1 downey, Eairfield; Lewis
Dial, Lau rous; J. C. Miller,; Charles?
ton^ H. Beatie, Greenville; S. TV.
Maurice, "Williamsburg; D. L. Tho?
mas; Beaufort; F. 0. Cowen, H. C.
Mnrkloy and Thomas Cox, Green?
ville; William B. Johnson, Bichland;
Motts Williams end G. Williams,
York; ll. M. Wallace, Bichland;
John Twitley, Lancaster; M. Mc?
Donald, Abbeville; A. G. Baskin and
D. B. Miller, Richland; G. R. Rut?
land and J. Bolton Smith, York;
Daniel Buolon, Walter W. Herbert
and Thomas Jordau, Fairfield; Thos.
E. Dubley, Bennettsville; Alexander
McBee, Greenville; J. B. Tollcson,
B. F. Bates, Spartanburg; Wm. W.
Thomas, Greenville; James A. Black,
Abbeville; Willis Allnn. Spnrtanbnrg;
John S. Green, Sumter; Elijah U.
Horner, Edgefield; H W. Lawson,
Abbeville; Dr. Robert Lebby,
Charleston; James Gibbes, Rich?
land, all of South Curolina.
THE G?N?RAL COUNCIL OF THE
ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH.-The
Geu'oral Council which" has just been
convoked by the Pope to meet at the
Vatican, in Rome, on December 8,
1869, the'festival of the Immaculate
Conception, is the first that has been
called since the Council of Trent,
which assembled at that city on
December 13, 1815, and continued in
session, with various interruptions,
till December 1, 1863, a period of
eighteen years. The General Coun?
cils, called also oecumenical, from a
Creek word meaning the habitable
earth, aro summoned by tho Pope,
and, in the language of the paper
just issued, aro composed of all the
cardinals, patriarchs, primates, arch?
bishop and bishops of the city
(Rome) and of the world, and are
designed to"'adjudge nil questions of
schism and heresy, belief and disci?
pline, which affect tho Universal
Church.' The Popo in person, or by
legates, presides over the Council,
and all questions are decided by a
majority of the votes cast; though at
the Council ot Constance, is 1114,
the members from each of the fivo
nations, Italy, France, Germany and
England, voted separately. General
Councils do not create now dogmas,
but only interpret and declare what
was originally contained in the
Scriptures and tradition, and accord?
ing to the belief of the Roman Catho?
lic Church, are infallible concerning
matters of faith. This infallibility
docs not extend to points of disci?
pline, history, politics or science,
nor to the grounds of their decision,
nor to collateral observations. Tho
Church of Rome only recognizes
nineteen general Councils. The Con?
ference of Prelates, held at Rome in
1854, and which proclaimed tho
dogma of the Immaculata Concep?
tion, wu8 not a Council, but only u
solemn ceremonial declaration of be?
lief by moro than 300 bishops, 628
highdignitaries of the church having
written letters to tho Popo testifying
GRAND TOURNAMENT.-Ono of tho
grandest tournaments of these de?
generate dayB took place at Laurens-,
ville, on the seoond of July. Thirty
two knights were mustered, and tho
tilting closed with tho following re?
sult: Champion A M. Copeland,
"Turkish Sultan;" seven rings-time
25}<i seconds. 2. Champion J. H. Y.
Williams, "Knight of Clinton;" six
rings-time 24l? seconds. 3. Cham?
pion J. V. C. Fleming, "Indepen?
dent," six rings-timo 35,!-j seconds.
4. Champion J. J. Flynn, "Viscount
do Blay o ;" six rings-timo 27 seconds.
Tho following elections were thou
made "by tho Champions: Queen of
Love and Bean ty-Miss Genio O wens,
of Clinton. First Maid of Honor
Miss Celio Ballow, of Laurens. Sec?
ond Maid of Honor-Miss H. T.
Irby, of Laurens. Third Maid of
Honor-Miss Nannie B. Means, of
Union. Tho prizes were: 1. A line
saddle. 2. A silver-mounted lance.
3. A lino bridle. 4. A pair of line
spins. About 2,000 persons were
present, and at least 500 vehicles
were on the ground. Tho pleasures
of the day were concluded by a ball,
which was a brilliant n ff air.
Two MOKE NEW ALDERMEN.-Gen.
Cunby has appointed Mr. A. S. Mar?
shall alderman in pince of Dr. G. M.
King, who declined; and Mr. Charles
Voigt in placo of lt. II. Cain, who
never qualified. Mr. Marshall is a
member of thc linn of Littlo & Mar?
shall, dealers in agricultural imple.
nient? and seed. Ho is a native of
New York, and was a Colonel in tho
United States army, but since tho
war has been doing business in this
city. Mr. Voigt is an old resident,
and keeps a leather aud shoo finding
storo in Market street. Ho is said to
he. a member of the Republican party.
I Charleston News. '
Tho California Indians aro dying
off from rnm and diseose, and in
twenty years there will be none left.
Their total number at present-is
vi m 'i i? ?. iiMMwi rawtt mmj ' i ?wr%ii<?"
Democratic Rejoicings In New York,
Shortly* af ter'the nominatioi r???
made for tho Presidency an' Vice-J
Presidency by the Convehtior pos?
ters wcro issued announcing that ?
ratification meeting of Seymour and
Blair would bo hold in front of the
Glob Boom of the Domocrntio Asso?
ciation, at Union Square, in the even?
ing, which would bo addressed by
Gon. Wade Hampton and otho* dis?
tinguished Southern delegates. At
8 o'clock, a very large assemblage was
gathered in front of the building,
which was illuminated with paper
Gen. Wade Hampton having ar?
rived, came out upon the balcony and
was loudly applauded. Ho spoke as
FELLOW-CITIZENS OE NEW YOKE: I
am violating a rule that I imposed ou
myself, when I came on hore, in ad?
dressing you; in speaking at all; but
that I do violate it is due solely to the
people of Now York, who have met
us of tho South with such kindness
aud such cordiality. [At this junc?
ture some of the paper lamps caught
fire and efforts were made to extin?
guish them. I Gen. Hampton, (con?
tinuing,) I do not like to have a fire
in my rear. Gentlemen, I came,
then, solely that I might thank you
for the courtesy that you have ex?
tended to us and to all tho Southern
States, and that I mjght explain to
you why it was that we were hore and
what good wo hope may bo effected
by our presence. It wns determined
by us when wo came on, that we
would take no part in this Conven?
tion-no prominent part-not be?
cause we felt that wo were not the
equals of any other delegates, but
solely because wo were afraid that wt
of tho South-cut off as we have
been for the last few years from the
political world-if wo should indicutc
our preferences wo might accidentally
select men who would bring defeat
upon the great Democratic party
We determined, then, that we would
let the Democracy of tho Uuitec
States, in Convention assembled, in
dicate who was to bo their standard
hearer, and then that we would corni
up in solid phalanx and pledge ou
firm support to the nominations
Acting upon that, we cast our vot
for President of the United Statee
Andrew Johnson, who had stood be
tween us and min. We wished t<
show him that we appreciated tba
kindness, and to pay bim the com
pliment that was due to him. It wa
then, seemingly, the wish of the De
mocracy to take tho great youn
statesman of Ohio, (and when thc
appeared to be the case, South Curr
linn tendered him her -support. Thc
that distinguished soldier, that sou (
Pennsylvania, whom I have met o
manj a bloody field-(applause)-an
who, I take pleasure in saying, wt
one of the most gallant of your so
diers. Gen. Hancock-(loudcheors)
when his namo was presented, we toe
him up aud wo voted steadily to tl
last for him. And when tho nnmo i
Horatio Seymour, of New York
applause)-was presented, and Sta
aftor State rolled on to swell tl
grand acclaim, our little State can
next to your own and declared th
he was their choice, emphatically ai
fully. These, gentlemen, were tl
reasons which induced us to take tl
course wo did; and, if wo have bei
mistaken, I am uuro of ono thing,
least, that you will bolieve we ha
boen inspired but by one single m
tive, and that was to promote the si
cess of. the Democratic party,
has been the earnest desiro of t
South, since the war closed, to jc
with the Democratic party, and
want you all to know that if we h
been willing to go to the radi?
party, we could have mode any ter
that we choose; but wo determin
to take defeat with tho Democrs
rather than by sacrificing our prin
pies to gain success with the radier
We believed that if wo wero truo
those principles, if wo were true
ourselves, that God would uot f
sake us, and that those great prit
pies of American liberty, thc gr
underlying principles of the Der
eratic party, would triumph, s
that wo would at last bo free and
livered from tho ruin which has bi
impending over US. And now, g
tlemen, you of the North do
know, you cannot conceive, tho c
ditiou of the Southern States,
voice, "My God, I can!") I am g
that you can. But I will only si
a few facts, for it is a theme iq
which I darr not trust myself
speak. In tho Legislature of So
Carolina, composed of 150 memb
from whose halls used to go as h
intellect as ever carno to the hall
Congress, of those 150 members tl
aro nearly, if not quite, now
negroes. (Hisses and cries
"shame.") Tho whole of the ti
that thoso negroes have paid does
amount to S/00. (Laughter.)
that, about $500 has been paid by
or two conservativo members, ail'
tho $200 that is paid by tho neg:
and "carpet-baggers," half of i
under execution. Well, that Le
lature, composed in that way, has
right to levy a tax on South Caro
to the amount of $2,225,000. N
gentlemen, if that state of th;
goes on, what will bo the res
You know it, yourselves, that i
few years from this time thoro
not be a white mon, woman or c
in South Carolina. I only men
that as 'one of the Southern Sh
it is. truo it is, perhaps,' in a worse
condition than most of the others;
"hut they are all afflicted by tbe.fear
ful calamity that is hanging over us,
and we can have no relief unless tho
great Democratic party will come out
and pledge itself that We shall have a
fair election, that the white people of
thc South shall vote; and I want you
all to register an oath that when they
do vote, that those votes shall, be
.connted, and if there is a majority
of vhite votes', that you will place
Seymour and Blair in the White
House, in spite of all the bayonets
that can bo brought against them.
(Cheers.) I only want to soe the
election fair. Let them do that, and
even with that incubus of black rule
we can carry the Southern States.
Gentlemen, as I said, I do not like to
touch upou these themes. (Voices,
"Go on; let them oome.") I only
proposed to come here to make my
acknowledgments to you. I came to
tell you thal this nomination which
you bavo made will.meet the hearty
concurrence of tho Southern men,
(applause,) and I wanted to tell you
bow gratified we have been at the
reception you have given us. I
wanted to tell you that though wo
fought in good faith, we laid down
our arms iu good faith. I wanted
you to believe that we were men ol
honor; that whoa we said "war" we
meant war, and when we said "peace"
we meant peoco, but not that peace
which thc radicals are giving us; not
that pence which crushes to tho earth
ten of theso States; not that peace
which places ignorant negroes ovei
us; but peace in all our households,
peace through all our land-thal
peace which tho great Democratic
party has sworn to-day in Tammany
Hall that we shall have.. (A voioe
"And you will have it. "j Iappoal tc
you by that sworn oath; I appeal tc
you in the name of race, by all tin
common traditions of the post, In
the time when South Carolina sou
ber soldiers to fight here and at Bos
ton, by the memories of the Bevolu
tion, by all the past abd by ever
hope of the future, to stand togethe
to give us deliverance and to giv
success to thoso nominees whom yoi
have placed as your standard-bearer
to-day. Now, gentlemen, in th
name of tho Southern States, in th
name of South Carolina, in my ow:
name, I thank you for all the courte
aies you have extended to us since w
have been here; I thank you for thi
reception, and I assure you that
shall take back to my people nothin
but the most grateful memories of a
Gov. Perry, of South Carolint
next addressed the assemblage, refe:
ring to tho action of tho Democrnti
Convention, which had nominated i
President and vice-President Horati
Seymour and General Blair. Tl
nominations would be confirmed t
every State in the South, and he wt
satisfied that in November next Se;
mour would prove the successfi
standard-bearer of the Democrat
party. The speaker proceeded
animadvert on the conduct of Gel
Grant in connection with the e
change of prisoners. From Ge
Grant's record on this point 1
thought there was nothing in th
record to recommend him to the st
frage of thc people. He pledg<
South Carolina and North CarolL
to give their votes for Horatio Se
mour as President and for Ge
Blair as Vice-President. He h
every reliance on the Democracy
the North, North-west, and of t
East, to rally to tho support of thc
candidates; and with a long pull,
strong pull and a pull altogethi
there was no doubt but success
November next would alight on t
Democratic banner. (Cheers.)
Other addresses were delivered
The recent Democratic Convc
tion was tho tenth national conv<
tion of tho Democratic party. 1
fivo Presidents before 1821 w<
nominated by congressional oancn
at Washington. In that year, 1
caucus nominee, William H. Cn
ford, bad to contend with three in
pendent candidates, Adams, Jacki
and Clay, who succeeded in carryi
the election into tho House, wh
Mr. Adams was elected. In 18
Adams and Jackson were nomina
by conventions of their respect
parties in tho several States, ii
.hickson was successful. Tho fl
national convention was held
1S32, at which Andrew Jackson ^
re-nominated by acclamation,
the eight subsecpient Democn
conventions, tho candidates of o
four wero elected, viz: Van Baron
1836, Polk iu 1844, Pierce in 1
and Buchanan in 185G.
The Statistical Beport for Gi
Britain shows tho remarkable 1
that England has four times as mi
paupers, or persons receiving pul
relief, as Ireland. The number
tho former during the last year, o
ing January 1, 1808, was ovc
million, (in round numbers;) 1
in Ireland for tho samo time
73,000. Tho population of Engl
is about 22,000,000; that of Irel
less than 0,000,000. Tho Irish j
plo, just now, are not so very ht
off. They have general employa
and fair wages. But they bavo
ceived an impulse of emigra
which makes them discontented \
Ireland as it is, and will keep tl
so for a good while.
Ill' j j * I ! . __
THE DEMOCRATIC TICKET.
For President, ~~
HORATIO SEtMO?R; OF N, Y.
GEN. F. P. BLAIR, or M?SgOURL
THE r LAT FORM
Democratic National Convention.
The Democratic party, in National Con?
vention assembled, reposing itu trust in
the intelligence, patriotism and discrimi?
nating justice of (lie people-standing
upon the Constitution as thc foundation
and limitation of tho powers of the Go?
vernment, and tho guarantee of tho liber?
ties of tho citizen, and recognizing the
questions of slavery* and secession as
having boen settled, for all timo to como,
by the war, or the voluntary action of the
Southern States, io Constitutional Con?
ventions assembled, and never to be re?
newed or re-agitated, do, with the return
of pcaco, demand:
1st. Immediate restoration of all the
States to their rights in the Union, under
tho Constitution, and of civil government
to tho American poople.
2d. Amnesty for all past political
offences, and the regulation of the elective
franchise in tho States by their citizons.
3d. Payment of tho public debt of tho
United States as rapidly as practicable;
oil moneys drawn from tho people by tax?
ation, except eo much as ia requisite for
tho necessities of the Government, econo?
mically administered, being honestly ap?
plied to such payment; aud, where tho
obligations of the Government do not
expressly Btato upon their face, or the
law under which they ?vero issued does
not pr?vido that they shall be paid ir
coin, they ought, in right and in justice,
bo paid in the lawful money of tho United
4th. ?qual taxation of every species o
property, according to its roal valuo, in?
cluding Government bonds and other pub
5th. One currency for tho Govern men
and the people, the laborer aud tho office
holder, the pensioner and tho soldier, tin
producor and the bond-holder.
Otb. Economy in the administration o
the Governmont; the reduction of tin
standing army and navy; the abolition o
tho Freedmen's Bnroau, and all pol?tica
instrumentalities designed to secur
negro supremacy; simplification of tin
system and discontinuance of inquisitor i
al modes of assessing and collecting inter
nal revenue, so that tho burden of taxa
tion may bo equalized and lossuncd, th
credit of tho Government and the curren
cy made good tho repoal of all enact
meats for enrolling the State militia int
national foroes in time of peace; and
tariff for reveuuo upon foreign import!
and such equal taxation, under thu intoi
nal revenue laws, as will afford incidents
protection to domestic manufactures, an
as will, without impairing tho revenue
impose tho least burden upon and bee
promoto and cuconrage tho great indui
trial interests of tho country.
7th. Reform of abuses in the adniinistrf
tlon, tho expulsion of corrupt men fror
oflicc, tho abrogation of useless ofl?eei
the restoration of rightful authority t
and the independence of the exec?tiv
and judiciary departments of the Govert
meut, thc subordination of tho military 1
tho civil power, to tho end that "tli
usurpations of Congress and tho despo
ism of the sword may ceaso.
8th. Equal rights and protection fe
naturalized and native-born citizens, i
homo and abroad: the assertion of Amer
can nationality which shall command tl
respect of foreign powers, and furnish a
example and encouragement to peop
struggling for national integrity, const
tntional liberty and individual rights; ar
the maintenance of tho rights of natura
ized cit izeii?! against tho absolute doctrii
of immutable allegiance and the claims .
foreign p(. vers to punish thom for allogc
crimo com bitted beyond their jurisdi
In demanding these measures and r
forms, wo arraign the radical party for i
disregard of right, anti tho nnparalleh
oppression and tyranny which havo mar
od its career. After "tho most solemn ai
unanimous pledge of both Houses of Co
grasa to prosecuto tho war exclusively f
tho maintenance of tho Government at
tho preservation of tho Union, under tl
Constitution, it has repeatedly viol?t
that most sacred pledge, under whi
alone was rallied that, noblo volunte
anny, which carried our flag to victory.
instead of restoring tho Union, it hs
so far as is in its power, dissolved it. ai
subjected ten States, in times of profoui
peaeo, to military despotism and neg
It has nullified there the right of tr
byjurv; it has abolished tho habeas Ci
?nts, that most sawed writ of liberty;
has overthrown tho freedom of spooch a
tho press; it has substituted arbitra
seizures and arrests, and military tri:
and Beeret star-chamber inquisitions i
tho constitutional tribunals; it has dis
garded, in time of peace, tho right of t
people to be free from searches and se
uro-?; it hus entered tho post andtehgra
offices, and even tho private rooms of
dividuals, and seized their private papi
and letters, without any specific charge
notice of affidavit, aa required bj' the
ganie law; il has converted the Amcric
capitol into a bastile; it lins established
Bystoni <>f spi-'s and official espionage
which no constitutional monarchy of l
rope would now darn to resort; it has a
lished tho right of appeal on Importl
constitutional questions to tho supre
judicial tribunals, and threatens tri c
tail or destroy its original jurisdieti
which is irrevocably vested hy tho Com
tution, while tho learned Chief Just
has been subjected to tho most atroeu
calumnies, morely because ho would
prostitute his high oftico to tho support
the falso and part izan charges prefer
against the President. Its corruption .
oxtravaganco have exceeded any th
known in history, and by its frauds s
monopolies it haB noarly doubled tho b
don or tho debt created by tho war. It I
strippod the Prosidont of his constitute
al powor of appointment ovon of his o
Cabinet. Under ita repeated assaults,
pillara of the Governmont are rocking
their base, and should it succeed in 1
vombor next, and inaugurate its Preside
wa will meet, aa a subjected and conque,
poople, amid tho ruina of liborty and
scattered fragments of the Constituti
and we do declare and resolve that, c
Hinco (bo people of the United States
threw off .all. 'tmbjeoUon to the British
crown, the privilege and* trnat of suffrage
have belonged to the several States, aud
havo been granted, regulated and con?
trol! rd oxcluaivcly by the political pow?r
of each State respectively, and that any
attempt by Congress, on any pretext what?
ever, to deprive acy State ox this right, or
to ihtorfere with its exorcise, is a flagrant
usurpation of power which can And no
warrant in the Constitution; and, if sanc?
tioned by tho people, will sub yurt our form
of Government, and can only end in a
ein gio centralized and consolidated Go?
vernment, in which tho separate existence
of the States will be entirely absorbed, and
an unqualified despotism ne established
in place of a Federal Union of co-equal
States; and that we regard (he reconstruc?
tion Acts (so-called) of Congress aa such
aro usurpations, and nnconsthntional, re?
volutionary, and void; that oar soldiers
and 8ailorsl who carried tho flag of our
country to victory against a most gallant
and determined foo, must ever be gr?tc
iully remembered, and all the guarantees
given in th?ir favor must be faithfully car?
ried into execution.
That tho public land? should bs distri?
buted as widely as possible amoug tho
people, and should be disposed of cither
under tho pre-emption of homestead lands,
and sold in reasonable quantities, and to
none bnt actual occupants, at the mini?
mum price established by the Government.
When grants of the public lands may bc
allowed, necessary for tho encouragement
of important public improvements, the
proceeds of the salo of such lauds, and not
the lands themselves, should bo so ap?
That tho Proaident of tho United States.
Andrew Johnson, in exercising the power
of his high office m rosiBting the aggres?
sions of Congress upon tho constitutional
rights of tho States and the people, is en?
titled to tho gratitude of tho whole Ameri?
can people,-and in behalf of the Democra?
tic party, we tender him our thanks for his
patriotio efforts in that regard.
Upon this platform, tho Doraocratic
1 >a rt y appeal to every patriot, including all
tho conservative element and all who de?
sire to support the Constitution and re
storo tho 1 nion, forgetting all past differ?
ences of opinion, to nnito with na in the
present great struggle for tho liberties of
tho people; and that to all such, to what?
ever party they may have heretofore be?
longed, we extend the right hand 0? fel?
lowship, and hail all Biich co-operating
with us as friends and brethren.
Furniture, Dry Goods, etc.
WILL be sold, .THIS .(Tuesday)
MORNING, 14th, in front of S. H.
Meyers* Store, tho balanc? of the stock
of GOODS; besides . Household and
Kitchen Furniture, et-.., consisting in part
of Marble-Top Bureau and Washstand,
Chairs, Tables, Cooking Utensils, Croeke
rvwaro and many other articles.
* Terms cash." A. H. MONTEITH,
July 14 1 _Assignee.
Fine Young Mules. Horse, Harness and
BY D. C. PELXOTTO & SON.
Wo will sell, TO-MOBROW (Wednesday)
MORNING, at 5>i o'clock, two door?
below Mr. Charles Logan's residence, on
2 Fine Yonng M?L.E8, Hames and Car- .
1 HORSE, Spring Wagon and Harness.
Salo positive-parties leaving the city.
Conditions cash. _ July l-l
Positive Sale of well-kept Household Fur?
BY D. C. PELXOTTO & SON.
TO-MORROW (Wednesday) MORNING,
the 15th, at 9} o'clock, wo will sell, at
tho residenco of -, two doors
below Mr. Charles Logan's residence, on
Tho entire HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE
ol' a family leaving the city.
Fine SOFAS, fine Mahogany Chaira,
Marble-Top Centrc-Tat le, 3 largo Mahoga?
ny Reclining Chairs, What-Nots, Side
Tables, Wintlow Shades and Mautle Orna
monts, 1 fino Cottage Sett, Bed-room Fur?
niture (completo.) Wire Safe, Lounge,
Child's Crib, Diniug-Tables, 1 fine Cook?
ing Stove (complete;) together with a nice
assortment of.Crockery and Glassware.
Salo positive. July 14
LOST, SUNDAY M.0RNINO,
BETWEEN the -Phoenix Office and the
Presbyterian Church, a CORAL
BRACELET, with Gold Beads and Gold
Clasp. A suitable row ard wiU be paid for
its return to this office._July 14
" $50 REWARD.
LOST, on MONDAY. Joly Cth, a plain
GOLD RING, with a setting of four
small Diamonds> The abovo reward will
bo paid for tho Ring at tho office of Nick
erson's Hotel._Jnly 14 jil*
Fresh Soda Biscuits,
AND other CRACKERS, just received,
and for salo low. by
July 14_FI8HER A LOWRANCE.
Air-Tight Fruit Jars.-Steam Con?
ANEW, convenient, perfect, chea]) pre?
serving JAR, which secures all the
advantages of moro costly Tins and Jars,
and easv in method. A few dozen for enlo
by * FISH EH A HEINITSH,
July 14 J DrnsrgiPts.
1IHK copartnership or J. S. H AN AH AN
& C<>. is dissolved, bv tho withdrawal
of'Messrs. D. NV. RAY A 'WILLIAM WES?
TON- , . , .
Thc business will bo conducted under
tho name of J. S. H ANA H AN, who will
close up tho business of J. S. MANAHAN
Si CO., and sign in liquidation.
July 1, 1868._Jg); 11 .
"BOARDING AND DAY SCHOOL,
FOI: VOUNQ LA J)IFS.
COHNER of Camden and
PickoDS streets, Columbia, S.
;C. Tho next Session will be?
rgin on TUESDAY, September
1st, and continuo ?ixteen weeks,
till FRIDAY, Decomber 18th.
Rapid progress insured in tho useful as
well as ornamental branches. The School
is divided into five Departments, cither oi
which Pupils may enter separately-Pri?
mary, Academical, Drawing and Painting.
Music (Piano and Guitar,) Languages
(Anciont and Modern.) Singing taught to
tho whole School, according to tho Prus?
sian systoin, without extra charge. Pa?
rents and guardians who intend patroniz?
ing this School are requested to give
notic in tho vacation. For Circulars,
containing particular?, apply to the
undersigned, who, as a guarantee for his
future fidelity, respectfully refers to his
former Pupils of the Columbia Femalo
Academy, many of whom still reside in
Columbia and the vicinity.
Joly 14 tnthlO W. MULLER