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THE DICMOCIIATIC TICKET.
HORATIO SEYMOUR, OF N. Y.
GEN. F. P. BLAIR, OF MISSOURI.
REPRESENT ATTV ES IN CONGBESS.
First Congressional District-Harris
Second Congressional District.-A.
Third Congressional District.-J. P.
Fourth Congressional District.-W.
STATE ELECTORAL TICKET.
For State at Large-J. P. Thomas
of Richland; J. D. Kennedy, of Ker?
First Congressional District-R. F.
Graham, of Marion.
Second Congressional District-B. H.
Rutledge, of Charleston.
Tliird Congressional District-A. C.
Haskell, of Abbeville.
Fourth Congressional District-E. C.
MoLure, of Chester.
Thursday Morning, October 8, 1868.
The Democracy In South Carolina.
We are glad to observo the indica?
tions of thorough organization on
the part of tho South Carolina De?
mocracy. So far as the whites are
concerned, no State in tho South
presents such an undividod front as
this old commonwealth. The radicals
cannot muster a corporal's guard of
white men in any District of tho
State. Clubs in every District are
organized, and the party is well
organized. Still, moro moy be done.
Lot no man stand back now. In this
"Ho who dallies is a dastard,
Ho who doubts ia damned."
Let every conservative voter join
tho club in his locality. Let every
man put his name down. Let no
Carolinian ignominiously stand on
tho fence to wait for tho winning
side. We must prevail sooner or
later, and such recr?ants as fail to do
their duty, will be tho objects of a
just scorn. Carolina expects every
son of hers to do his duty.
Proceedings of Council.
COLUMBIA, October 6, 1868.
Present-His Honor the Mayor;
Aldermen Alexander, MoDonald,
McKenzie, Rawls, Remsen, Simons,
Smith, Taylor, Wilder and Wing.
The minutes of the lost regular
meeting were read and confirmed.
A petition from W. B. Stanloy,
President Palmetto Fire Company,
for the company, was presented,
praying that Council would appro?
priate from the funds of the city, a
sufficient amount to purchase a com?
plement of hose, (say about 500 feet,)
for the uso of said company. Re?
ferred to the Committee on Fire De?
A petition from Mrs. Sarah E.
Moore, was presented, praying that
Council would relieve her from the
payment of certain arrearages of
taxes. Referred to tho Committee of
Wayo aud Means.
Applications for license to retail
spirituous liquors were preseuted by
tho following persons, and referred
to tho Committee on Licenses:
Tavern Licenso--M. D. Arledgc,
J. S. McIntosh and Hugh Weir.
Quart License-Charles Brown and
The City Clerk, Clerk of tho Market
aud Chief of Police, presented their
monthly reports for the month of
September, which were referred to
the appropriate committees.
Tho following accounts were pre?
sented uinl referred lo the Committee
J. C. Drtil against tho Water Works,
Freedman's Hospital, Sidney Park,
Guard House und Street Department;
C. II. Baldwin Sc Co. against the
Freedman's Hospital and Alms
llor.se; U. II. Rice ? Co. ?ind W. G.
Bower ag dust the Alms House;
Danie] Forrest against thc Freed?
man's Hospital ; Ferguson Sc Miller,
Levi Gunter and A. Y. Lee agtliust
the Street Department.
Au account of Win. Smith, Tor re
pairs on public scales, $10.00, was
ordered to be paid.
The Committee of Ways and Means
presented a report upon the petition
of W. D. Starting and others, pray?
ing that they bu relieved from taxes
on their butcher carts, recommend?
ing t hat the prayer of tho petitioners
bo granted. Report received und
Tho Committee on Accounts re?
ported, recommending that the fol?
lowing accounts bc paid:
James Douglas against the Street
Department, 825.08; B. C. Shiver
against the Guard House, $6.00.
Report received and adopted.
The Committee on Market reported
the monthly reports of the Clerk of
tho Market, for July und August, as
being correct. Concurred in.
The Committee on Alms House
presented tho following report:
The Committee on Alms House
beg leave to report, that the cloth?
ing, &c, authorized to bo purchased
for the Alms House, by the City
Council, at their last meeting, have
been bought. Six pairs of blankets
and ten mugs are still required for
that department. They would also
report, that tho Freedman's Hospital,
recently transferred to the city by the
United Statos authorities, is now in
good condition. The building used
RS a hospital, needed repaire, which
have beeu made; in addition, a dead
house and other out-buildings have
been erected, which were necessary
for the health and comfort of tho in?
mates. Respectfully submitted.
F. W. WING.
Report received and adopted.
Tho Committee on Licenses sub?
mitted a report upon the applications
of Lanier & Hamilton, D. G. Thomp?
son and F. A. Jacob, for tavern li?
cense, and B. H. Rice <fc Co., for
quart license to retail spirituous li?
quors-recommending that the ap?
plications be granted when tho li?
censes oro paid for.
Report received and adopted.
Tho Committee on tho Market sub?
mitted to Council, for their consider?
ation, sundry bids for repairing and
improving tho Market House. After
discussion, it was moved and carried
that action upon tho matter bo post?
poned for tho present.
Council proceeded to tho trial of
those persons who had been sum?
moned to work upon tho streets of
tho city and who had failed to do so,
or pny the exemption from that duty.
On motion, those delinquents who
had failed to appear, were fined ?52
per day, for tho three days they had
been summoned to work.
The following resolutions were of?
By Alderman McKenzie:
Resolved, That an election for a
sufficient number of cotton weighers
for the city bo held by tho City
Council, nt their next regular meet?
ing, (20th instant,) and that the price
per bale for weighing be fixed bj
Resolved, That tho Board of Trade
be requested to nominate suitable
persons to fill the above offices.
By Alderman Bawls:
Resolved, That the City Clerk be
authorized to make an assessment foi
taxes upon each one of the railroad;
now running through the city, ant
that said taxes bo collected by the
City Clerk at tho next annual collec?
tion of city taxes.
Referred to tho Committee of Wayi
By Alderman Rawls:
Resolved, That owing to the strin?
gency of tlie monetary affairs of the
city, that the salary of Mayor of the
City of Columbia, S. C., bo redncec
to $G00, to take effect at tho nex
election of Mayor and Aldermen.
Referred to tho Committee o
Ways anti Means.
A bill entitled, "An Ordinauce te
amend an Ordinance regulating tin
Market," received its third reading
ameutled, passed, its title changed t<
an Ordinance, was duly ratified am
became a law, as follows:
He il ordained by the Mayor and Al
dermen of the City of Columbia, ii
Council assemblai, That from an<
aftor the passage of this Ordinance
it shall not be lawful far any persoi
residing in this city, to sell any beef
mutton, pork, veal, kid, fish, poul
try, eggs, butter, fruits or vegetables
nt or around tho Market, during mat
ket hours, until such person ha
taken out a license from the Clerk o
the Market to do so. Tho prico o
said license shall bo two dollars pe
month, payable in advance. Tho
any violation of this Ordinance sba]
bo punished by fine imposed by tb
Mayor, or Mayor pro tem., not es
ceeding five dollars for each and eve:
ry offence. That it shall 1?! tho dut
e>f the Clerk of tho Market, and c
tho police of tho city, to report ri
violations of this Ordinance.
Done and ratified under tho COI
poroto seal e>f the said City of Cc
Inmbiu, this sixth day of Octobei
in the year of our Lord, 1S(>3.
On motion, Council adjourned.
J. S. MoMAHON, City Clerk.
The Washington Keening J?ej>rc:
says: "Information h ILS rcachetl ii
to-day which makes assurance eloubl
sure that Ohio will go Democrati
OU tho 18tll instant. Accounts froi
all ports of tho State, derived froi
sources entirely reliable, point direc
ly to this result. Our informatio
from this State indicates tho save
dispositiou to brag und boast among:
the radicals as exists in this city, bt
the Democracy of tho Buckeye Stal
are firm and earnest, and uso thu
money judiciously, preferring rathe
to elev?te their funds towards tho h
gitimate purposes of the cnmpaigi
than to lock thom up in bets whic
The Indian War.
CAMP NEAR FORT DODOS, KAN.,
September 21, 1868.
General Sully and staff, compris?
ing Brevet Lieut. Col. M. W. Keogh,
seventh cavalry, Acting Assistant In?
spector-General; First Lient. H. J.
Nolan, seventh oavalry. Aidc-de
Camp, and Second Lient. J. F. Wes?
ton, seventh United States cavalry,
Acting Assistant Adjutant-Goneral,
together with nine troops of the se?
venth cavalry, (four companies of
which forming the right column in
lino of march, undor command of
Major J. H. Elliott, seventh cavalry,
and four companies forming the left
column, under command o' Brevet
Lieut. Col. Thompson, seventh cav?
alry-the remaining company under
commaud of Brevet Col. R. M. West,
seventh cavalry,) and ono company
cf the third United States infantry,
under command of Brevet Maj. Page,
third infautry, crossed the Arkansas
River, about two miles West of Fort
Dodge, Kansas, on tho evening of
the 7th ult., and took up their line
of march South and South-west, un?
til they reached, on tho 10th ult., the
Cimaronne River, having struck the
Indian trail they wero iu search of.
After proceeding down the river a
distance of fourteen miles, a party of
Indians were discovered in front,
who attacked tho scouts and drove
them back. Gou. Sully ordered a
detachment of cavalry to ride for?
ward to their relief. As soon as tho
detachment was within a short dis?
tance, tho savages opened a brisk fire
upon thom, but without effect, ns
they were driven in every direction,
killing two Indians and one pony.
Gen. Sully, continuing the march six
miles further down the Cimaronne
River, camped within one mile of thc
confluence of the Cimaronne anti
Ou tho morning of the 11th lilt.,
they broke camp, and just as the rear
guard had left, some Indians charged
upon two stragglers, killing one of
thom and wounding the other, cap?
turing their horses. Troops were sent
to tho rear and drove tho Indianf
back. After proceeding five miles, n
general skirmish began about tho en?
tire line and continued several hours,
with a loss to the Indians of twenty
four killed and wounded. When tin
march was resumed, tho Indians rc
tired in every direction, until thc
command was within six miles of th(
North Fork of the Canadian River
Here they attacked the rear guard
but were handsomely repulsed, witt
About 2 o'clock tho next morn
iug, a party of Indians tried to stam
pedo tho stock, by opening fire fo:
some time, but were scat tered, witl
no loss on the part of troops.
After marching twelvo miles t<
Trout Creek, a large body of Indian
were discovered wailing and deter
mined to resist with force further pro
gress. Gen. Sully dismounted eigh
troops of cavalry, and with the com
pany of third infantry, advanced
and after a sharp skirmish of abou
two hours' duration, drovo th
savages in every directiou, killin
and wounding thirty of them au
capturing two ponies, the loss on th
part of tho troops being very slight
Without losing sight of tho Ind:
ans, the command marched down th
North Fork of the Canadian, uuti
on the 13th, they reached Middl
River, tho savages keeping up a bris
skirmish with tho rear guard. A
this point, Gen. Sully became coi
vinced he was on a false trail, as i
led into a succession of saud hilh
where no one, the least acquainte
with the country, would over thin
of going. Having no guide, sufi
cieutly acquainted with tho country
ho crossed the Middle River and g(
into tho trap the Indians hud laid fe
him. Thoy occupied all tho hill
dismounted. The wagon train, whic
Gen. Sully had kept with him, c
account of the broken country an
vigorous altuck of tiio Indians, cou]
not proceed. Gen. Sully dismouu
cd his men, drovo the Indians fro:
hill to hill, and withdrew the trai
from this ambuscade, with litt
The Indians were well armed, son
with the latest patent inventions :
lire-arms, and seemed to bo well su
plied with ammunition and al:
splendidly mounted-niucl bott
thau tho troops. Ono squad fabo
100 Indians were drilled with tl
bugle, which they seemed to nude
stand well. The guides agreed tin
were thu Chcj'cnuo day soldier
Northern Arapahoes, &o. The coi
maud camped on the Canadian, ne
its junction with Middle River, Ge
Sully beiug satisfied the Indian fan
lies had several dnj*s' start of hi
and that tho present style of tiri vii
Indians, with a wagon train, throU(
a broken country ot saud hills, who
tho Indians hud every advantage
attacking or retreating at their o
tiou, would result in wearing out L
stock and pushing tho Indians fi:
thor South, for they were already I
low tho Northern border of Texi
I concluded it best to halt aud send f
supplies and moro troops to take cu
of tho supply train.
On tho 11th ult., tho Canadian w
crossed, tho command murchii
North, camping on Buffalo Cree
from theuco crossed tho Cimnron
at the head of the Salt Plains,
Bluff Crook, said to be sixty mil
from Fort Dodgo, from which poi
tho sick and wounded and wag?
train, together with Gen. Sully ai
staff, proceeded to Fort Dodge.
Th* ?nd the Fall Trade-Th?
>?Ct Before tin- Conni ry.
Trade bas taken tbe course we bad
supposed, and instead of furnishing
a period of great activity followed by
ono of rost, as was formerly the case,
it has become distributed quite even?
ly, u f?jiiliiru which will probably con?
tinue over what remnins of tho half
year which is devoted to the fall
trade. Tho volume of business has
been fully equal to what was expect?
ed in tho year of a Presidential can?
vass, inasmuch as business men had
assumed that the result of the elec?
tions will be favorable to tho substan?
tial interests of tbe country. Country
purchasers iu the North show a
greater disposition to buy on credit
than they did two years ngo, due iu
great part to the fact that our sol?
diers, who were then expending free?
ly what they had, when they returned
from tho army, are now cleaned out,
and they aro thrown upon their or?
dinary industry. An old merchant
obsorved that in 18GG, it was raro for
Northern merchants to accept tho
terms of credit then offered, but that
now it is tho reverse, and the dis?
count for cash is not availed of freely.
This is unfortunate, because wheu
trade is generally conducted upon
credit, the number is augmented who
will refuse their assent to tho mea?
sures which are required to return to
specie payments. Tbe gloomy fore?
bodings of some portions of the
press, as to the character of the fall
trade, have been disproved by results
thus far; and if Pennsylvania and
Indiana, at their Stato elections ou
tho 13th of October, shall continuo
the indications which resulted from
the contest in Vermont and Maine,
the disposition for activity and trade
will coutiuue unchecked, and the
Presidential election will be virtually
decided. The interests at stake aro
too momentous to justify any doubt
as to the result.
Assuming this to be the cast?, as it
has beeu generally assumed by busi?
ness men, and what is the situation?
We are on the eve of activity in the
export of a new crop of cottou, and
of our surplus of nrgicultural produc?
tions. In the present condition of
our currency and bonded debt, we
aro moro at tho mercy of those coun?
tries which baso their finances on the
precious metals than is agreeable,
and maj* be obliged to be governed
to an extent not beneficial by their
limits as to price. If tho two crops
aro forced immediately and largely
upon the markets, prices will bo set
by tho gauge which London and
Liverpool may establish, and they
will unquestionably be low. Will it
be possible to compel tho paymeut
of a remunerative price? The ac?
count between our exports and im
Sorts for the financial year ending
uue 30, show a balauco in our favor
(including specie) of about three
millions of dollars. The Treasury is
satisfied that the collection of inter?
nal revenue, if nothing unforeseen
occurs, will produce a large surplui
over and above the expenditures ol
the Government, and it is now ap
parent that speculators in gold, wbc
lately based their movements for i
rise upon the supposed inability o
the department to check their opera
tions, can no longer count upon sud
weakness. The only contingency t<
produce distress would bo the returi
of our bonds as a consequence of thi
adoption, by a majority of tho peo
pie, of Mr. Pendleton's theories; bu
wo regard this as impossible. On tb
contrary, tho decision which Penn
sylvania and Indiana aro expected t<
make, will produco a demand for ou
securities, unless tho situation i:
England shall prevent that result
We are intimately bound up with bc
Tho total import and export trad
of tho United Kingdom for tho yen
ending March, 18G8, shows a dun!
nation in tho amount, os compare
with tho trade of tho preceding yea
of ?51,734,400. The exports of Pr
tish and Irish produco declined i
value seven and a half millions, fi\
millions of which were attributed t
tho depreciation in tho price of co
tou manufactures. Tho exports <
foreign and colonial produce decline
five millions, owing chiefly to tl
reduction in tho valuo of raw eottoi
Transhipments declined ono millioi
tho export of bullion over sevon mi
lions and its import over ten, and J!
imports of merchandise decline
twenty millions, "raw cotton and i
altered price being hero again ti
chief causo of the decline." MIK
suffering was produced by the
changes in England and her depo:
dencies, of which latter Bombay w
most conspicuous, and it is very ct
tain that business has been iuactiv
as compared with previous years,
the great manufacturing districts
Tho present season, so far as tl
crops of tho United Kingdom a
concerned, bas been tho most dist
trous of any during this century, ai
this misfortune, added to mauufii
turing inactivity, will be severely f<
by the whole population. Tho nev
papers of Loudon and Livorpu
state that Spain alone, in addition
Great Britain, will bo customers f
our agricultural productions; but tl
is erroneous, as wo shall have our <
dinary customers in the West Indi
and in South America and neighbc
ing ports, and although the Pa
market is allowed to bo glutted wi
Hour, it is almost certain that t
purpose is apparent, and that Frac
will need grain from our surplus. ^
leave out of view the supplies sent
by San Francisoo to countries of the
East, and still to be furnished. It
mny also be affirmed that Russia and
Prussia will not be able to compete
with us at London and Liverpool on
the footing of previous years; and
hence we shall have greater power in
3etcrmining on the price of our
grain than usual; but it must be
borne in mind that tho financial situ
ition of Great Britain will compol
lier to be ns sparing as possible in tho
ipinutity sho will take, though it must
bo very large, or the pr ico must bo
adjusted to her mcaus.
Under theso circumstances, it will
bo the policy of our farmers and
planters not to force their produce
too rapidly upon tho market, for
otherwise they will bo slaughtered.
Tho caso of tho money market in tho
United States is favorable to this po?
licy, and if wo pursue it with tho
business caution which is expedient,
?ve shall havo cause to be greatly sa?
tisfied with tho strength which tho
?onntry will receive from its abun
lant harvests-now past all danger
ind its fair crop of cotton.
[New York Times.
Ice formed half an inch thick in
Iralena on tho 22d ultimo.
The first number of the Hurry Sen
incl reached us lust evening. This
lew paper is published at Conwny
joro, S. C., by Sidney E. McMillan,
ind is issued every Tuesday morning.
We would call attention to the nd
rertisemeut, in another column, of
he large and attractive sale of tho
joods, etc., of tho late Charles A,
We have been informed that Jas.
dart in, a member of the Legislature
rom Abbeville, was murdered by
onie unknown persons, in tho pub?
ic road, near his residence, on Tues
lay, September 29.
RESUMPTION.-The exercises of tho
Juivcrsity of South Carolina were
esumed ou Monday last. Fifty stu
leuts, we learn, were preseut at the
?pening, and more are expected
TUE HON. M. BROWN.-This dis
iugu?8hed gentleman, formerly a
Jnited States Senator from North Ca
olina, is on a visit to this city, and
ias bceu iuvited to participate in the
)roceediugs on to-morrow. Ho is a
fliest at Nickersou's Hotel, with his
amily. Mr. Brown is a conservative
tatesman, long known and respected
n North Carolina as au ablo public
nan of high character and large in
lucnce. He is taking an activo part
n the present contest.
LOCAL IMPROVEMENTS.-Since Mr.
Iitchcock's stables have fallen into
dr. Agnew's hands, he has improvod
he establishment in sundry ways.
Io has added to tho stables and re
itted them; he has added to the
tock aud increased his vehicles, and
LOW, uuder the Superintendent's
Mr. Owen Daly's) eilicient manage
nent, everything works well and the
tables aro iu fine trim. Ho is pre
>ared to accommodate the publie and
o meet all demauds.
Mr. Robert Joyner's stables aro also
u fine trim, and he, too, is ready for
.11 his customers.
Wo are glad to uotc other improvo
aents. Mr. Beardcn has erected a
icat cottago rcsidcuce on Boundary
treot, and Messrs. Copeland & Bear
Icu have a handsome store on Main
troet, not long since completed.
Mr. Hendrix, who has brought to
Columbia tho energy of Lexington,
3 erecting a largo boarding house.
Dr. Gibbes has located himself in
new house convenient to Main
Mr. John Green has erected a neat
nd line residence on his lot.
Dr. Miot is about to move his Hues
nd advance to the front, and
thor improvements aro going on
'hieb show that old Columbia is gra?
vidly buildiug up. Lot Seymour
nd Blair be elected, and tho saw and
ho hammer and tho trowel will bo
card iu our city from morning until
M Ain ARRANGEMENTS.-Tho post
ffice open during the week from 8)?
. m. to 7 p. m. On Sundays, from
to 5 p. m.
The Charleston aud Western mails
re open for delivery at 5 p. m., and
lose at S,^ p. m. Charleston night
mil open $y? ft. m., ci?se 4>? p. m.
Northern-Open for delivery at
i?2 a. m., closes at 2.45 p. m.
Greenville-Open for delivery 5
. m., closes at 8J? p. m.
SOUTHERN CADETS AT WEST POINT.
Below will bo found a list of cadets
from the Southern States, admitted
to West Point Military Academy, on
1st September last. A number of
others had appointments, but failed
to pass the necessary examination:
Tennessee-W. H. W. James.
North Carolina-S. W. Jones, W.
Lassiter, H. R. Lomby, J. E. Tyler.
South Carolina-G. D. Wallace.
Alabama-W. H. Miller, O. B.
Florida-C. B. Vnruum.
THE DEMONSTRATION TO-MORROW.
-Tho Hon. John Quincy Adams
will arrive boro to-morrow morning.
Ex-Govoruor Vance is also expected.
Let there bo a large crowd to greet
these speakers on to-morrow. Let us
show that wo aro ready to exhibit to
tho representativo of Democratic
Massachusetts that same spirit which,
iu 177G, led South Carolinaaud Mas?
sachusetts to stand shoulder to shoul?
der in tho war of tho Revolution.
Let the ladies of tho city turu out in
all their grace aud beauty. The Park
is thc spot selected. Tho placo will
be pleasant aud shady, and all eau be
It was expected that Mr. Adams
would arrive here this morning, but
in consequence of his being detained
in Salisbury, N. C., to attend a poli?
tical meeting, he will be unablo to
reach this city until to-morrow morn?
NEW ADVERTISEMENTS.-Special at
tention is called to tho following ad?
vertisements, published for tho first
time this morning:
E. W. Bancroft-Important Sale.
C. H. Baldwin tc Co.-Goods.
P. Cantwell-Bacon Strips.
Second Ward Democratic Club.
D. C. Poixotto & Son-Auction.
Fisher <fc Heinitsh-Drugs, ?fcc.
P. W. Kraft-A Card.
Graesor & Seun-Notice.
Apply at this office-To Rent.
F. A. Schnider-Bell Hanging.
C. F. Jackson-New Goods, ?cc.
The monotony of the late long and
dull season has been broken by the
arrival of a largo lot of new dry
goods at R. C. Shiver's, which, on
account of their beauty and cheap?
ness, are drawing crowds of buyers.
For the Phoenix.
To the Committee of Arrangements:
GENTLEMEN: Would it not be well
to moko suitable arrangements at
Sydney Park for the accommodation
of tho ladies? None aro more deeply
interested than they, iu tho present
contest; none moro appreciative, and
none who could grace the occasion so
well. Let the ladies attend, by all
means, to hear Mr. Adams, Governor
Vaucejaud Mr. Brown.
Hon. T. L. Clingman, of North
Carolina, is out in a letter, urging
tho claims of Seymour and Blair.
I A CARD.
Ma. EDiTon: An unfounded rumor has
been in circulation, that I am a member
of tho "Union League." I wish to inform
my friends, and tho public generally, that
I am not a member of tho Union League;
and, furthermore, that I have no time to
throw away on politics.
Oct 8 1 ' P. W. KRAFT.
BARRELS Now York S. C. PIG HAMS,
Rbis. New York S. C. Breakfast Bacon,
Firkins Goshen Butter,
Boxes Factory and Dairy CheoBO.
Now Bay Mackerel, in barrels and kits,
Fresh Crackers- a variety,
Fresh Teas and Coffees,
With a largo stock of Merchandize,
just received, by
Oct 8 2 _ C. II. BALDWIN .V CO.
Patent Elliptic new style
Suspenders, combines the
qualities of Brace and Sus?
pender. For sale by
C. F. JACKSON.
Of all styles, now opened
at C. F. JACKSON'S.
Men, wear Cassimeres,
Jeans and Tweeds. New
styles, low prices, at
C. F. JACKSON'S.
Cloth Cloaks, at low prices.
Just received by
C. F. JACKSON.