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LONDON, August 18.-Tho London
Herald has a long article on tho lifo
and past services , of Thad. Stevens.
The writer thinks that' many wiser
and abler Americans than Mr. Ste?
vens have lately been lost to the
cause , of tho country, but that the,
Republican party will long feel that
they could have spared a better man.
13 EU MN, August 18.-I? is officially
announced that the Government of
fwitzerland will summarily reject any
. (.roposal of France looking to an
alliance to that power.
CHABI?ESTON, Aup;iiat 18.-Arrived,
steamer James Adger, New York.
Sailed, brig Samuel Welch, Philadel?
ATLANTA, August 18.-A monster
Republican mass meeting was held
to-day, and speeches were delivered.
The express wagons aud horses
figured extensively in the procession.
PHILADELPHIA, August 18.-Col?
lins and Robb, provision dealers,
wero burned out to-day, inclnding
200,000 pounds shoulders, 700 pack?
ages lard, hams and smoked beef.
Also, Bullock Brothers, 800 sacks
fine wool. Also, Messrs. Claghorn,
who had stored a lot of cotton.
HAVANA, August 18.-Salnave in?
tends coming here. A war vessel,
with Salnavo's wife and minister,
were captured. Salnave had impris?
oned tho Prussian and threatened the
British Ministers. The British man
of-war Favorito was preparing to
The Operations against the rebels
in the State of Yera Cruz failed. The
city of Yera Crnz is filled with mal?
contents. The city authorities of
Yera Cruz suspended their functions.
Passengers arriving from Cuba, un?
less known to be neutral in politics,
Affairs In Washington.
WASHINGTON, August 18.-Yester?
day's rumor that the French and
Prussian Legations had received war?
like advices, is pronounced in proper
quarters too absurd for contradiction.
Beritzmy says Franco had loaned
large sums to Austria and Italy, for
railroad purposes. This money ac?
counts for the accumulation of bul?
lion in the Bank of France.
Gen. Rosenoranz left this morning
for the White Sulphur Springs. In
the same train, and in social company
with Rosencraz, were Gens. Ewell,
Longstreet and. Hunton. Gen. Lee is
at the White Sulphur.
It is|seriously stated Rosencranz's
visit to Virginia is for consultation
with General Lee, regarding Mexi?
can relations and South-western bor?
der interests; other parties say that
Rosencranz desires to consult General
Leo with regard to the views, pur?
poses and probable action of the
Southern Democrats, as preliminary
to a lotter of advice Rosencranz in?
tends-addressing to the Germans be?
fore leaving tho country.
The Republican Congressional
Committee have been sending out
25,000 political documents per week,
and they expect to average 50,000 to
100,000 per week until tho election.
The recent riotous proceedings of
the Butler Zouaves, have ventilated
circumstances connected with dis?
banding the militia companies in the
District. The President ordered
them to disband; Grant Referred the
order to Gen. Emory, wno returned
it, with the endorsement that there
was no authority for suoh a proceed?
ing, since martial law did not exist.
The order was returned to the Presi?
dent, with this endorsement, and
there the matter rested.
Internal revenue receipts to-day
Letters from Kansas report repeat?
ed outrages by the Indians-beating
men and outraging women in a
FORD & CO.'S
Excelsior Magic Salve !
IS UNDOUBTEDLY THE GREATEST
discovery of tho age. For tlte ?ure of
And OLD SORE8 of every kind, no matter
of how long Btauding, IT HAS NO EQUAL.
Price for Salve and Wash, 75 cento.
Ford & Co.'s Stomach Bitters,
ron av KIN. ,
DIARRHOA, CRAMP COLIC, AND ALL
DISEASES OF THE STOMACH.
It cleanses and purifies tho blood, and
rogulatos tho bowels. For giving an ap?
petite, it ia ahead of all other tomes.
Price, per bottle, $1.00. A liberal dis
?> unit to Druggists and Dealers.
r ?ar FORD A. CO.'S REMEDIES can be
had of any leading Drug House in the
United States. FORD A CO.,
Proprietors, Box 45, Augusta, Ga.
?ar Largo quantities sent, per Express,
to any p tri ot tho United 8tatos, C. O. D.
E. E. JACKSON, Druggist,
Wholesale and Retail Doalcr in Ford &
Co.'s Remedies for Columbia and vicinity.
August 15_ ly
5BBL8. Exton's Trenton BUTTER
10 boxes Edinburg Crackers,
10 boxes Coffeo Cracker.?,
15 boxo8 Jumbles,
15 boxes Soda Crackers,
5 boxen Toa CakeB.
For salo by GEORGE SYMMERS.
. NEW YORK, August 18-Noon.
Stocks steady but very dull. Money
easy, afc 4(a}5. Gold 46>?. Flour 5
g^lOcVjlower. Wheat l@2o. lower,
orn?lo, better. Mess pork heavy,
at 2S.nO. Lard a shade firmer. Cot?
ton a nh nd e firmer.
7 P. M.-Cotton firmer; sales 1,200
bales, at 30. Flour, dull-superfine.
State "7.25. Mixed Western coin'
email@example.com??. Lard-kettle 19)?(a
19.%. Whiskey firm, nt ' 67^
Freights dull aud declining-cotton,
BALTIMORE, August 18.-Cotton,
firm, And prices unchanged.^ Flonr
quiet and unclmuged. Prime and
choice wheat firstname.lastname@example.org. Corn
steady-primo white email@example.com;
prime-yellow 1.17. Oats doll, nfc 70
CINCINNATI, August 18.-Floor dull
and unchanged. Corn iu demand,
but prices irregular-white 93@96.
Whiskey dull-held at 70.
CHARLESTON, August 18.-Cotton
firmer and in bettor demand; sales 58
AUGUSTA, August 18.-Cotton
market dull and prices nominal; sales
MOBILE, August 18.-Cotton mar?
ket quiet; sales 50 bales-middlings
NEW ORLEANS, August 18.-Cotton
stiff-middling 29@30; sales 30 bales.
Gold 45??? Flonr steady-superfine
8K; treble extra 9>??11. Corn dull
at firstname.lastname@example.org. Pork steady, at 31.
Bacon firm; shoulders 14@14i?; clear
LONDON, August 18-3 P. M.
Consols 94. Bonds 71.^.
LIVERPOOL, August ?8-3 P. M.
Cotton firm and active. Yarns and
fabrics firm in Manchester.
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OPINION OF THE COURT.
CHAMBERS, SUPREME COURT,
COLUMBIA, August 15, 1868.
The State ex rel. Attorney-General
vs. Thomas P. Walker.
Willard, A. J. The Attorney-Gene?
ral, in behalf of the State, has filed
a suggestion and obtained a rule to
show cause for the purpose of oust?
ing the respondent from the office of
Coroner of Bichland County. The
respondent has appeared and made
claim to exercise and enjoy the office
in question, under an appointment
to that office made by the Governor
of the State, and hos produced a
commission therefor, bearing date
the 21st day of December, 1864. He
claims that by the tenure under
which he holds said office his term
will not expire until tho 21st day of
December, 1868. On the other hand,
it is claimed, in behalf of the State,
that William B. Johnston is tho law?
ful Coroner of Richland County, aud
holds under commission from the
present Governor, and has duly
qualified, and has demanded of the
respondent possession of all matters
appertaining to said ?office, and that
the respondent has refused to delivor
the same to said Johnston.
The question at issue is, the right
of the respondent to hold aud exer?
cise the office of Coroner. Accord?
ing to tho case presented, iu behalf
of tho State, tho termination of tho
right of tho respondent to hold the
office in question depends upon the
due election or appointment, as the
caso may be, of Johnston, and his
having qualified therefor under tho
provisions of the Constitution of tho
The title by which Johnston claims
the office in question having arisen
while the State was under military
government, in pursuance of the au?
thority of the acts of Congress, com?
monly known as the Acts of Recon?
struction, it is contended by the
counsel for tho respondent that such
title is nugatory and void, the au?
thority by which such military go?
vernment acted being in derogation
of the rights of South Carolina as a
State under the Constitution of the
United States. The precise question
presented before the Court, as involv?
ing tho merits of the present contro?
versy, is whether tho supreme au?
thority invested undur the Acts of
Congress with powers of military go?
vernment over persons and property
within the State of South Carolina,
regarded as a part of the Second
Military District, could rightfully
terminate the right of the respond?
ent to hold the office in question, and
vest in tho chunumt, Johnston, a right
and title to said office, which can be
recognised nuder tue existing Con?
stitution and laws of the State, lt
is not denied that Congress sought
to oonfer such power, and that the
commanding officer representing the
military authority within such Mili?
tary District has assumed its exor?
The practice established under the
statutes of tho State authorizes a
Judge of the Appellate Court to hear
and determine, at chambers, ques?
tions of this character, and to award
such judgment as the nature of the
case may demand. The grounds of
this jurisdiction need not be stated,
as they were not the subject of con?
test in this case.
The issuo involved in this case is
one of momentous importance, both
as affecting tho validity of acts of
public authority, to which legal inte?
rests of great magnitude, both pub?
lic and private, have become con?
formed, and un the first appeal to tho
Judiciary, under the present Consti?
tution of the State, upon grounds
that have formed tho subject of ex?
citing forensic discussion, and which
can oui y coin maud acquiescence whoa
fairly brought to the test of estab?
lished principles of constitutional
and statutory construction.
In view of tb,e peculiar --.nature of
the question at issue, it is due that
the position assumed by the respond?
ent's eui u sol .should bo succinctly
stated. Tho foundation of the title
of ibo respondent is claimed to be
tho Constitution of this State, adopt?
ed June 3, 1790, and the amend?
ments thereof, and tho statutes
passed in pursuunce of such authori?
ty. It is contended that he is enti?
tled to the enjoyment of the full
term of fonv years, from his appoint?
ment and commission; on the
grounds-first, that, by the tenure of
his office, ho has an indefensible
right or property in the same for the
full term originally created, aa
against auy public authority whatso?
ever; and, second, that no rightful
authority existed or could exist
under any Act of Congress, compe?
tent to terminate tho term of office
created by aud under the Constitu?
tion and laws of South Carolina.
It is argued, that South Caroline
is, and bas been, from a time earliei
than tho Constitutiou of the Uniter
States, a sovereign ; that, by a dele
gatton of express powers, incapable
by its terms, of being enlarged bj
implication, sho purted with to th?
United States no rights in deroga
tion of her sovereignty; that be:
ancient Constitution and laws eve
have been and are the only tests o
validity and legality iu relation to al
matters of internal government, am
afford tho only electoral basis upot
which rightful authority can stau<
within tho State; that, ns a State, sh
is aud always has been unaffected ii
her legal rights and immunities, bot
ns sovereign and under the Const itu
tion of the United States, by tb
recent rebellion and its legal an
political results and consequence;
that the rebellion was a matter bi
tween the citizens of the State an
the Federal authority, that did nc
concern or affect her rights as a Stat?
that the only consequence that cool
rightfully follow the successful arn
of the United States, was the arrei
and punishment of the individua
engaged in rebellion, under tho Coi
stitution of tho United States, i
That, the constitutional relatioi
of the State to tho United Stat
remaining unchanged, notwithstan
ing the war, it was not compeieut f
Congress to prescribe the calling of
Convention to frame for us a Cons
tution and form of government, n
io prescribe and define an electoi
basis unknown to ber Constitutio
j in furtherance of such parp?se.
It was also contended, that t
Constitution of 1865 and the terms
I adjustment imposed by the Preside
? of the United States, wore accept
under a duress of circumstauc?
leaving the State without freedom
accept or reject them.
Considering tho first ground p
seuted by the argument, namely, tl
tho tenure of tho office of Corot
was unalterably placed beyond t
power of thc State to destroy
diminish it, it is clearly a misconct
tion of the nature of au office,
existing under our system of gove:
ment. The office in question \
not an estate held by grantor pate
but a power held by commission
aud from the people, for whoso sak
was enjoyed, upon certain prescril
terms and conditions, and by wh
tho authority delegated could
withdrawn, whenever the public v
fare-the suprema lex-demanded
Theremaining ground of nrgura
must bo examined by the light of
powers conferred upon Congn
and inhibited to the States by
Constitution of the United Sta'
and gives rise to two questions-fi
whether the State, as such, beca:
by the existence of the war of rel
lion, subjected to the war pov
lodged in tho Government of
United States; and, second, whet!
by the terms and proper effect of I
instrument, those powers worf
limited as to place beyond tl
sphore the rights and murnini
claimed for South Carolina in
Could, therefore, the war po^
of the United States be prop
directed against a State, as su
These powers, as they are ve:
in Congress, reluiu io dedaring 1
grauting lotters-of-marque and
prisai, and making rules concert
captures on land and water, (arl
one, section eight,) raising and f
porting armies, providing and ra
taining a navy, making rules for
Government, and regulation of
land aud naval forces, providing
calling forth the militia to exe
the laws of the Union, suppres
surrection and repel invasion, prc
ing for organizing, arming and d
plining the militia, and for gover
siioh part of them as migbt be
ployed in the service of the Ur
States, with certain reservation
the States as to the appointmei
militia officers and training tho i
tia when not in the service ol
United Statos, suspending the wi
habeas corpus in oases of rebe
and insurrection, when the pi
safoty might require it (section n
The powers, as vested in the F
dent of the United States, are,
bo shall be Commander-in-ohi
the [limy aud navy of tho United
States, ".of tho militia of-ttiB.sove
ral States, when called ?pto lhB"B0tnal
service of tho United States, (article
font, section four.) In addition to
these, is tlie general grant of power,
applicable alike to its civil and mili
i tary frinnt?pns, implied bj tho decla?
ration.of theVohjects of tho establish
? merri;bf tho Union-namely, to
? establish justice, insure domestic
I tranquility, provide for the common
defeuce, promote the general welfuro
and secure the blessings of liberty to
the nation (preamble.) To this
should be added, the right to make
all laws which shall be necessary and
proper for carrying into execution
the foregoing powers and all other
powers vested by the Constitution in
the Government of tba United States,
or in any department or officer there?
of, (Article 1, Section 8.) This am?
ple charter of war powers, as full aud
completo as that enjoyed by any Go
.vermneut recognized us possessing
national attributes, confers upon the
Federal Government power to deter?
mine as to the causes and conditions
upon which these powers should be
put in exercise, the ends towards
which they should be addressed, and
the means appropriate to the attain?
ment of those ends, so long ns they
belong to thu class known as war
Tho question then arises, eau a
State become the proper subject of
the exercise of these war powers?
The geueral proposition bearing
upon this subject is that any orgau
ized community capable of creating
and wielding milita:y power can be
both actor and subject in relation to
the exercise of such powers. The
States of the Union hnving nt theil
command orguuized militia, capable
of raising, arming and maintaining
troops, and of procuring munitions
aud supplies of war, are clearly com
peteut to engage in war, except sc
far as that competency is interfered
with by the Constitution of thc
United States. That instrument acte
only upon their legal capacity tc
make war, not upon their power t<
maintain war when once lawfully
made. It recognizes, in curtail
cases, the right of a State to defonc
itself by means belonging to war
when placed in jeopardy, and tim
is not allowed to invoke the militar
aid of theUnited States. In a word
if any case can arise under the Con
8titution where the Government o
tho nation would be justified ii
bringing the constitutional powers c
tho Government to bear Upon th
State for the accomplishment of
lawful end, resisted by the State, th
necessity of a resort to arms wonl
arise from the very fact that the sui
ject of these powers in tho give
case was an organized commuait
possessed inherently of ! militar
powers. Turning, then, to tho Coi
stitution, we find that such a cas
I may arise, but is most likely to occn
under the provisions inhibiting ce
tain powers to the States, natneb
I that to euter into any treaty albano
i or confederation, or grant letters <
marque and reprisal, (Article 1, Sei
tion 10.) It is not enough to say tin
the Constitution executes itself I
instantly ann niling such transa
tious, for the prohibited alliance <
confederation might exist for tl
very purpose of destroying th;
Coustitution-as was the case in tl
war of rebellion; nor would tho leg
invalidity of letters of marque ai
reprisal accomplish that protection
commerce intended to be secured 1
the constitutional provision und
considerutiou. It is, therefore, fr
from doubt that u State may, consi
toutly with the Constitution, pla
herself in such a position ns to L
come rightfully subject to the w
powers of the nation.
This leads to the inquiry whoth
the State of South Carolina occupi
such au attitude to the Governme
of tho United States. She passe
as a State, an ordinance of secessi
that was the immediate causo of t
war; she made an alliance and cc
federacy with certain other States,
violation ot the express prohibit!
of the Constitution. With her cc
I federates, she made war, in the fu
est sense, against the nation; raise
armed and maintained, at the pub
cost, armies and a navy, to oppc
tho military power of tho Unit
States. Sho put in commissi
officers to command ber armies a
navies, and imposed taxes for t
maintenance of a state of war. J
this was done by the State as an in
vidual, and ns a member of a con f ci
ration of States; and thus assum
an attitude that rendered it necesst
either that tho United States shot
relinquish the Union and the Cc
stitution, or put in operation all 1
rights and energies as a sovereij
capable of making and maintain]
Having this right, the next qu
tion that arises is, did she exercise
All the departments of the Gove
ment have, each in its proper sphe
recognized the fact that the war,
rebellion, was carried on agai
States and not against the individu
composing these States, exclusive
the participation of the States thc
President Lincoln, by his proclai
tion of August 16, 1861, docln
that an insurrection against the la
Constitution and Government of
United States had broken oat in c
tain States, including South Carob
that he bad called forth tho mili
under tue Aot of February ,28;.1795,
to suppress sdob; insurrection, an cl to
cause the laws to be o\8?n?od, and
that the insurgents bad failed" to'-flis
pe?so; that other _ States had since
become involvisu therein. He states :
"And whereas, the insurgents in all
tho tstiiu otates claim co aot under tho
authority thereof, and such claim is
not disclaimed or repudiated by the
persons exercising the functions of
Government in snob State or States,
or in the part or parts thereof in
which such combinations exist; nor
has such insurrection been suppressed
by said States,-he, therefore, declares
that the inhabitants of said States,
excepting West Virginia, are in a state
of insurrection against tbe United
States, and that all commercial inter?
course between them and other parts
of the United States is unlawful, and
certain property was declared subject
to forfeiture. This was an Executive
declaration, recognizing tho fact
that tho rebellion had developed
itself as a rebellion of certain States
as organized communities; hence he
does not distinguish, in dealing with
them, between citizens of those
States who wero implicated person?
ally in the rebellion and those which
abstained from such action ; but treats
all inhabitants alike, as necessarily
was the case where the State of which
they were members had assumed the
attitude of war.
The same general conclusions were
embraced in the joint resolutions of
tho Senate and House of Representa?
tives, adopted July 22, 1863. The
rebellion was there characterized as c
war directed against tho Constitution
and Government of the United
States, and the object of that war,
on the part of the United States, was
declared to bo to defend and maintain
the supremacy of the Constitution
and to preserve the Union, with al
the dignity, equality and rights ol
the several States unimpaired, anc
that as soon as these objects were ao
compiished, the war ought tu cease
The Supremo Court had the quas
tion of the status of the rebellioi
before thom in 2 Black, 635, and re
garded the war as formal and justi
lied by the circumstances, as ade
quately declared under the provision
of the Act of July 13, 1861, and as
war against States organized in re
hellion, and held that the laws o
war relative to capture and condom
nation were operative. Thus it wi!
be seen that the State of South Co
roi i na, capable of being placed ii
such a relation to the General Gc
vernment as to involve herself in th
consequences and effects of war wit
that power, actually occupied thc
position as the consequence of he
own action; that the Government pt
in exercise its constitutional powen
and continued to exercise the sam
until she re-entered the Union, nnd<
her present Constitution, bavin
complied with tho terms and cond
tions exacted by the war power <
?the Government, ns essential to tl:
accomplishment of the objeots ft
which the war was waged.
It is not within the compotenc
of a State tribu nil to declare tbi
tho objects sought in tue war wei
not legitimate, and the means witl
out the Constitution, so long as thc
properly belong to tho class of wi
powers. The United States havir
entered and reduced the State in tl
right of conquerors, succeeded 1
tho laws of war to tho local powe
of Government, displaced by marti
authority', and while so invested wi
as full and legitimate local aathorit
under the laws of war, as the Sta
had enjoyed under the Constitute
previous to the war, and a termin
tion not having been put to the sta
of war by the concurrent action
the constitutional powers to who
belonged the restoration of pea
and the stipulation of the terms ai
conditions on which it should d
pend, passed certain ordinances
among which was ono providing f
the calling of a Convention of ti
people to reframo tho Government
the State-and prescribing thejelecl
ral basis upon which ?uch Gover
ment should exist. With the polii
and necessity of such legislation, tl
Court has no concern, nor can
rightfully determino whether t
other conditions of pacification we
necessary or appropriate; it can lo
no farther than to see that the pow?
exercised are of the olass conferr
upon the United States; nor can
find any ground to ailinn that Cc
gresn ha? traveled beyond the sec
of these powers.
Tho election of Johnston, bei
conformable to the authority deriv
from the Acts of reconstruction, v
valid, and tho declaration of the :
suit completed a title to the office
question, subject to an act to be p
formed by himself, namely, the taki
of the oath of quolifioation. It v
competent for him to demand, un<
the Constitution of the State, 1
possession of the office, upon 1
principles laid down by the Su pre
Court of the United States, in 1
case of Leitensdorfer cs. Webb,
Tho State is entitled to judgmi
of ouster against the respondent.
The Stato ex reUUione the Attorn
General vs. Thomas P. Walker.
CHAMBERS OF SUPREME COURT, S. ?
August 17, 1868,
Upon hearing the argumenta
the above-named proceeding, a
upon mature consideration there
it is ordered, that the responde
Thomas P. Walker do forthwith, s
opbp J25&Qf eftfrtejapt of this Court,
vacate th? office of Cornnhr of
Richland County; that ho, the
said Thomas P. Walker; do
forthwith deliver to William B.
Johnston, of the County aforesaid,
all and singular the books and / pro?
perty of the said office of Coroner of
the County aforesaid; and that hence?
forth, he, the said Thomas P. Wal?
ker*, do abstain from doing or per?
forming, or assuming or pretending
to do or perform, any act or acts
whatsoever, in any manner pertain?
ing to the office of Coroner as afore?
Let a copy of this judgment be ' '
served upon the said respondent,
Thomas P. Walker.
Witness, my hand, this 17th day
of August, 1868.
A. J. WILLARD, A. J.,
Supremo Court of the State of S. C.
Fine J'aiv Young Horses, Carriage and
Tino Sets of Harness.
BY D. G. PELXOTTO & SON.
ON MONDAY next 24th instant, st 10
o'clock, wo will sell, at public outcry, in
front of our auction room,
Tho above ANIMAL?, VEHICLE and
HARNESS, all in porfoct order. Thoycan
be treated for at private salo up to day of
1 GOOD MULE. Conditions cash.
G n ll et, t's Patent Steel Brush
r>"a- nz -
COTTON ginned on this GIN, sold in
Charleston, last season at ono to two
couts per pound moro than tue same class
of Cotton ginned on the ordinary GIBB of
thc country. This statement is certified
by twenty-five of the principal factors and
buyors in Charleston. Price $6 per Saw,
for cash or city acceptance. Send for a
Circular. 0. GRAVELY,
No. 52 East Bay,
South of the Old Post Office,
Charleston, S. C.
BRINLEY'S PATENT PLOUGHS, and a
full stock of Hardware and Agricultural
Implements, for Balo low, wholesale and
retail._July 9 eow 6
University of South Carolina.
COLUMBIA, S. C.
yfJ?^ THE next Session will begin
ifn?i^on tho firBt MONDAY in Octo
^jLy^Pgber. This University ?fters
^ttjKgicvery advantage for thorough
JJtsJP^ training in tho Literary and
Scientific branches, and in the
Schools of Law and Medicine.
The aggregate expenses for tho Session
of nine mouths are-For a Student in
three Literary or Scientific Schools, about
$290; for a Student iu Law. about $280;
and, for a fall course in tho Medical
School, about $370. These suma include
fees for tuition and use of library, board,
room-rent, fuel, light H and washing.
For Catalogues, or further information,
address Rev. C. BRUCE WALKER, Secre?
tary of Faculty. R. W. BARNWELL,
July 16 t_Chairman of Faculty.
. Richland-In Equity.
Wade Hampton Gibbes, Washington Alston
Gibbes, executors, vs. Mary L. Singleton,
James G. Gibbes et al.-JOH to Sell Beal
Estate, Marshall Assets, &c.
IN pursuance of decretal order in above
stated caae, tho creditors of R. W.
GIBBES, er., deceased, are hereby required
to present and provo their demands before
me, on or before the lat day of October
next. D. B. DESAUSSUEE, C. E. R. D.
April 29 wm
C. M. Forman] Trustee, vs. tho Greenville
and Columbia Railroad Company.
IN pursuance of thc decretal order of
June 19, 18G8, the Creditors of the
Greenville and Columbia Railroad Com?
pany, whose Ronda against the said Com?
pany aro secured by any lien in the nature
of a mortgage, whether first mortgage or
otherwise, whether said mortgage has
been executed by the Company or ia in tho
nature of a statutory lieu, are hereby re?
quired to i rove their demands before mo,
"designating the security claimed aa that
claimed tn bo for thc security of tho bonds
BO proved," on or before tho 1st day of
D. B. DESAUSSURE, C. E. R. D.
. BR. T. T. MOORE.
WOULD respectfully inform bia PA?
TIENTS, and the public, that he
has returned and is prepared to execute,
in tho most SCIE TIFIC MANNER, all
branche* of bia profession. TEETH EX
TRxVCTED WITHOUT PAIN, or any sub?
sequent ill effects, by nae of Nitrous Oxido
or Laughing Gas. Office over Gregg's
BR. I). L. BOOZER,
HAYING obtainod from tho different
patentees of tho profession, omeo
rights of the latoBt improvement in DEN?
TISTRY, ia propared to do all kinds pf
DENTAL WORK with neatness, durability
and despatch, at the very lowest rates.
Perfect satiafaction guaranteed. Office oa
Main etroet, Columbia, 8. C., three doora
North of Agnew's. Vulcanized Rubber
Plates inserted at $25._May 2 ly,
GREGG, PALMER & CO.,
BROKERS AND COMMISSION AGENTS
T>UY and sell GOLD,
Advances made on COTTON.
GRAIN and COUNTRY PRODUCE sold
on commission. March 10
Corn! Corn! Corn!
Wn OLES ALE and retail, at
Aug OBBSWY'GERT A SENN'S.