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SV JULIAN A. SELBY
COLUMBIA, S. C.. TUESDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 8, L868.
Tri-Weekly $5 a Year
VOLUME IV-NO. 22^
rtTBLISHZD DA II/T ABD THI-WEEKLT.
EVERY WEDNESDAY MORNINO.
BY JULIAN A. SELBY,
EDITOR AND PBOPBIETOB.
O.'Iico on Main street, a few doors above
Taylor (or Camdon) street.
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Tri-Weekly, '* " . 2 CO
Weekly. ?? " . 1 50
Inserted at 75 cents por squaro for the fir* t
Insertion, and 60 cents for each subsequent.
Weekly 75 cents each insertion.
?ST A liberal discount made on the abac
rates when advertisements are inserted by
the month or year.
Lexington-B. J. Hayes,
J. R. Allen, Chester.
8. P. Kinard, Newberry C. H.
James Orant, Union:
Julias Poppe, Anderson C. H.
SHIPWRECKS ON THE BRITISH COAST.
The English staticians tell us that
during last year there were 2,513 ves?
sels wrecked on tho British coast,
and that 1,333 lives wero lost with
the vessels. In ono mouth, Decem?
ber, 326 men wont down. Out of tho
total number of vessels lost last year,
1,551 wero engaged in tho coasting
DEATH OP COMMODORE PATTY.
A despatch from Sun Fraucisco an?
nounces the death of Commodore
John Patty, on the 10th of Novem?
ber, at Honolulu. Tho Commodore
was long known as "thc ancient
mariner of the Pacific." Ho had
crossed tho ocean between San Frau
cisco and tho Sandwich Islands moro
than 100 times.
A powder explosion occurred on
Monday, at tho Dean Ore Mine, in
Montgomery County, N. C. A work?
man, surrounded by several others,
was hadling a can of new blasting
powder, and discussing its merits,
when tho powder exploded, killing
three of tho workmen, and seriously
injuring several others.
Col. Robert "Withers, who served
through tho war iu the Confederate
army, was shot three times Saturday,
and killed, at Heudersouville, on the
Liouisville and Nashville Railroad, by
a man named Sam Doxie. Tho dis?
pute arose about the loading of a
Larry Cook, a printer, died at the
county poor house, at Decatur, UL,
last week, aged iifty-seven years.
He served in tho Florida wur, under
General Taylor; in tba Mexican war,
under General Scott, aud was a vol?
unteer in the Union army during the
Among tho valuable patents which
have recently expired, and which the
Government has refused to renew,
is that of Colonel Hoe, whoso huge
printing presses may now be manu?
factured by anybody with capital
. In accordance with the laws of the
State of Connecticut, ail children
under 15 years of ago have been dis?
charged from the factories at New
Britain, to enable mern to go to
school tho required three months of
The returns from tho English elec?
tions have now all been received.
According to the classification of the
Times, there will bo in the next
House 384 liberals and 274 conserva?
tives, a liberal majority of 112.
"WALKING 10O MXLES IN LESS THAN
TWENTY HOURS.-Tho pedestrian
Payne last week walked 100 miles in
nineteen hours fifty-eight minutes
and three seconds, at the skating rink
in Buffalo, N. Y.
Reynolds, an alleged horse thief,
was hung yesterday, near Holly
Springs, Tenn., after he had fatally
wounded a man who attempted ?o ar?
A Now York paper suggests as a
moans of paying thc national dcb*,
that every ollice-seeker pay a dollars
week towards its liquidation until he
gets an office.
Mr. Bili Porter shot and killed
in a dispute at Memphis. Mrs. Por?
ter, upon hearing of his death, drop?
A Polish landlord hud to pay 300
roubles because his daughter of seven
years, in a room by herself, played a
Polish nntional air on a piano.
The consns of 1870, it is said, will
show tho population of the United
States to bo 42,000,000.
Several New York families employ
malo flunkies, who wear powdered
wigs, knee-breeches nod plush coats.
Tho surveyors of the Chatham
Railroad aro within ten miles of Cam?
"MANHOOD."-Anothor New Medical
Pamphlet from tho pen of Dr. Curtis. The
Medical Times says of thia work: "This
valuable treatise on tho cause and cure of
premature decline shows how health is
impaired through secret abnscs of youth
and mauhood, and how easily regained. It
gives a clear synopsis of tho impediments
to marriage, the cause ami effects nf ner?
vous debility, and the remedies therefor."
A pocket edition of thc above will bo for?
warded on receipt of 25 Cents, by ad?
dressing Dr. Curtis, No. 58 North Charles
street, Ballimore, Md. May 27 ly
CITY CLKUK'H OFFICE,
COLUMBIA, R. C., Dec. 4, 1803.
DR. GEO. 8. THE/EV ANT having been
elected City Physician, will bo at his
mice, corner of Plain and Marion streets,
opposite the Baptist Church, EVERY
DAY. from 12 to 2 o'clock, for tho purpose
of prescribing and rendering medical and
surgical assistance to tho city uoor.
At other boure, ho may bo* found at iiis
residence, on Sumter street, between Plain
and Tavlor streets. J. H. McMAHON,
Dec 5 G Citvri.rk.
Ale and Porter.
pf rv DO/,. Muir A Hon's Edinburg ALE,
*J\J 50 Doz. Guinness A Son's Dui.lin
Porter, just received and for sale low by
Dec 4 J. A T. lt. AGNEW.
MA neat and commodious COTTAGE.
HOUSE, near the business portion
of tho city. It contains ten rooms,
with Raa, bath-room, water and other ne?
cessary fixtures. Apply to
Deo4 JOSEPH TAYLOR.
-I Q BUSHELS CRANBERRIES, in line
AO order, and for salo low bv
Dec :i E A G. D. HOPE.
I" EMON BISCUIT.
_j Giuger Nuts,
Novelty Cain s,
Ami all Linds nf CRACKERS. For sale bv
Des 3 FISHER A LOWRANCE. "
Dr. Finnegan's Quack's Delight.
IT will bo remembered by all readers of
Ancient History, that in tho rei<;n of
Brian Boroo, tho beautiful Princess Squin
telhi was seized upon with SH affection of
tho eyes, and how the Court Physician in
vain operated on her optics. At length
the fame of one Dr. Finnegan penetrated
tho Kind's Court, and, after many efforts,
ho at length succeeded in being allowed to
operato on Squintella. He approached
her Highness with that diffidence and ..'al?
lant ry which always has been so charac?
teristic of the Finnegan's-and even now
is as bright as of yore -and holding un to
her nose two pounds of LIMBURGER
CHEESE, her eyes at once resumed their
natural shape. Squintella, from that day
forth, shone "Queon of Love and Beauty"
at her papa's Court.
Finnegan, shortly afterwards, was
gathered to his fathers; but. prior to his
lamented decease, he confided the secret
of tho manufacture of this wonderful
Cheese to tho President of the United
States, who furnished thc receipt to the
Several wonderful effects have even thus
soon followed its introduction herc, certi
licatcs of which will appear in a future is?
sue. Hole agent, GEO. SYMMEHS.
Bagging, Rope, and Iron Ties.
6BALES Superior BAGGING,
60 Coils Greenlea! and Manilla Rope,
2.000 lbs. Arrow Ties, for salo low hy
Deol E. As G. D. H Opt'..
fr (\ BOXES Star CANDLES j list received
Ol' and for salo low to the trade and at
retail, by J. A T. H. AGNEW.
Oranges ! Oranges ! !
ONE thousand SWEET ORANGES, just
received and for sale bv
Dec 1 J. A T.*R. AGNEW.
At Swygert & Senn's.
IrUtESH Buckwheat FLOUR,
Prime North Carolina Mullets, some?
Golden Drip S> rup.
Choice Goshen Butter, Cheese, Ac.
Choice FAMILY SUPPLIES, received
daily, at SWYGERT A 8ENN'S.
Nov 8 Imo
1 AH BBLS- Kxtra Family FLOUR,
JA f \ J just received and for sale by
Nov 24_J. A T. R. AON?W.
(\C\ BAGS, consis'ing of Rio, Lagnvra,
Ol/ Java and Mocha COFFEES," on
hand and for sale, at reduced prices, by
Nov 24 J. A T. R. AGNEW.
If \ Bil LS. Primo Whito KEROSENE
\\J OIL, 110 fire test, on hand and for
salo, at reduced prices, by tho barrel and
ttl retail, J. A T. it. AGNEW.
Gio, Ac, Ao.
For sale low by
Nov 6 FISHER A LOWRANCE.
DR. T?. W. GIBBES HAS REMOVED
to Ids new r?sidence and office-cor?
ner of Plain and Sumter streets, and next
door to offico of Drs. Reynolds, Dentists.
Noy 18 Imo_
SOUP Every Day, for Lnnch, from ll to
1. Also, in the EVENING, at 9o'clock
--commencing Thia Day with Oyster Houp.
Dec 1 8t P. GRIE8HABER.
New Store and Saloon.
THE undci>igued respectfully
informa hid friends, and thu pub
lie generally, that ho baa opened
a NEW STORE, oil Richardson strcot, |
(formerly occupied by Messrs. Calnan A j
Kronder,) whore ho will keep constantly i
ou hand tho choicest WINES, Liquors,
Lager Reer, Tobacco, Tipes, Solars, |
Schwitzer Cheese, etc., etc. From Ins ex- ,
ncrieucc, for th.? last eighteen years, ho
hopes, by Htrict attention to business, to
receive a share of oublie patronage.
The SALOON will be supplied willi,
the choicest LIQUORS, Lager Deer,!
Segara, etc., at all times.
Dec 2 JOHN C. SEEGERS.
GIBBES & THOMAS,
REA L ESTA TE A GENTS,
COLUMBIA, S . C .
iTUIE undersigned have determined to
JL form a business partnership, under
tho above name, for tho purchase and
sale, on commission, of REAL ESTATE
anl other property. Tho present low
prices for real estate, in tho South, offers
great inducements for tho investment of
Northern capital; and wc propose to keep
complete and extensive lists of property
for sale, and to furnish reliable informa?
tion to tho buyer and seller-making no
charge, except where sales are effected.
Advertising, when authorized, will be dono
liberally and on tho best, tnrms. Wo call
on our friends throughout tho Siato to
furnish us with accurate descriptions of
any property they have to sell, with price,
terms, Ac. We "bavo now, and are con?
tinually receiving, inquiries after property
that can bo purchased.
JAM KS (i. GIBBES,
JOHN I'. THOMAS,
WADE HAMPTON GIBBES,
Nov !'.. Columbia, S. C.
4 AAA E1?S. of prime DRIED AT
4,UUU PLI-S Tor sale low by
Nov '21 _ E. A (?. 1). HOPE.
COOK L'S New Novel-Mobun, or the
L?Ht Days of Lee and 1 is Palladina
I iii ii Memoirs ol' a Staff Officer, serving
in Virginia, in some sort a Sequel to Sur?
rey of Eagle's Nest, ti ?-'.">.
New supplv of Surrey of r.uglo'? Nest,
Last Days of a King, an Historical Ro?
mance, translated from the German, ?o
Callamura, a Thrilling Romance, by Ju?
Chambers'Miscellaneous Questions with
Answers, tl 25.
Who ii Ile? An Appeal io those who re?
gard villi ?ny doubt the name of Jesus.
At DUFFIE A CHAPMAN'S
Nov 1:1 Bookstore.
]USl' received, a supply of PISTOLS,
from the- most celebrated makers;
also, Cartridges, Powder, Shot, Lead. Per?
cussion Caps, Glin Wads, Powder Flasks
Shot Belts and Shot Pouches, for salo at
low tigurcs for cash bv
Nov 5 J. A T. R. AGNEW.
NOTICE TO OWNE
THE ?ETNA FIRE INS
HAS RESUMED BUSI
GEORGE HUGGINS, AGENT,
1THIS Company insured property in Coln
war. Tho undersigned conducted tho a
years. Tho amount paid citizens of Collin
$120.000. In no instance was thore any litiga
NESS in settling claims gained a high rcpu
Incorporated in 1819.
Losses paid in fifty years.
Capital stock, all paid np in cash.
A S S S
Cash on hand and in bank, on call.
United States Stock.
Making tho /ETNA tho STRONGEST FI
States. Tho .ETNA'S stock rates HIGHER
United States. Tho /ETNA is ono of the
Tbl' largest amount taken in ono risk is $20,
or directors, with tho ?Etna Life Com pat
neod strong underwriters. Merchants will i
tho A3 TN A. Risks taken on Buildings, Mi
claims tor losses adjusted and paid at this a
Dec ?J tut h nu", Oftice
TO BE INSU
H. E. NIGH
13 A PGSITIv?i
SINCE the war. we have paid to our eitiz
TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS.
Having t bus saved that large sum te a 0
roadv to nave more; and we submit that tie
MILLIONS OK HOLLARS wc represent
nccessarv to secure it.
INSURE AND BE SAFE
We reprosent the following Companies, al
<U K.K.V, ot Liverpool anil London ...
UNORKWltITERS' AOKNCY, of New
NORTH AMKRICAN, M
HOME, ot N*w Huven.
PUTNAM, of Hartford.
.JS?OI?, at Balltltilttrv.
GEORGIA HOME, of Columbus, Geor?
ALBRMARLE, of Charlottesville, Vlr|
SOUTHERN MUTUAL, of Altacm, G*oi
October 17 3moa OFFICE
R. & W. C. SWAFFIELD,
The Best Made,
The Most Durable,
The Most Fashionable,
IN TIIK STATE.
NEW STYLE HATS,
FRENCH AND ENGLISH
FOR FINE CUSTOM WORK.
We seil tho boat-fitting
SHIRTS AND COLLARS,
And keep all the latest styles of
H. & W. C. ?WAPPIELD,
Stanley's Celebrated Cough Syrup,
IS bttil a great remedy, a.ul very popular
among tho people. For twenty-five
years, it has been known to cure more
Coughs than anv other romedv.
Tor eale hy FlSHEBA 1IE?N1TSII,
KITS No. 1 Bay and Shoal MACK
/ O EBEL,
GO Hhls., naives and Quarters, Nos. 1,
2. and 3, for sale hy E. A G. 1). HOFE.
L1BEBAL CASH ADVANCES made on
COTTON consigned to JAMES W.
TKASK, New York, by applying to
September IC 85 E. & G. D. HOPE.
?RS OF PROPERTY
NESS IN COLUMBIA.
COLUMBIA, S. C.
mbia for twenty-one years previous to the
igencv from 1849 to 1861-nearly fourteen
ibia for losses sustained amounted to over
tionor contention. EQUITY and PROMT
tatiuu for the Company.
.". .Charter perpetua'..
: T s .
RE INSURANCE COMPANY in tho United
than any FIRE Insurance Company in the
OLDEST companies in tho United Si ates.
000. It has no connect ion, cither in capital
ly, of Hartford. Henvy mercantile values
appreciate tho advantage of insuring with
archandizo. Cotton, Ac., at fair rates. All
goncy. GEORGE HUGGINS, Ag't,
at Kinard's, Main street, Columbia, S. C.
OLS & CO.,
ens, for Losses by Fire, about MVETY
ommnnity too reduced to lose ii. we stand
. comfort und protection of tho TWENTY
, is moro than worth tho small outlay
-^IRES WILL HAPPEN.
1 of which occupy tho "^ry drat rank in the
.A ?art?, 910,000,000 In (.old.
Y?rk. ?' 3,500,000
?? . <. 1,500,000
.4 . 700,000
. ?OO OOO
. ? 500,000
I gl?. M 400,000
I. E. NICHOLS ?I CO., Agenta,
OVER AGNEW'S, COLUMBIA, 8. C.
New Boot, Shoe
^ * M
THE andorsignod, who in experienced in
thc business, has oponed a ?no and
carefully selected stock of gooda in tho
above line, and invites a call from pur?
chasers. In thc assortment, will bo found
(lent's. Ladies', Misses', BOVH', Youths'
and Children's BOOTS and S1?0KS, of the
best make. H:? ?toek cf HATS is varied.
The articles will bo disposed of cheap for
cash. A. SMYTHE,
lu Presbyterian Depository, opposito
Kinard's dry goods storo. Oct 24
PLAIN GOLD RINGS,
SELLING LOW AT
Nov Sign of the Green Specks. ll
' Seed Oats.
Kr\f\ BUSHELS SEED OATS for sale
Ol ll t by FISHER A LOWRANCE.
>?V MES. C. E. REED has rc
moved lier MILLINERY KS
/?OyVp^TAHLlSiniKNT to her old
C^oWaEK st:l,u'. on Main street, second
^tf?t^^MNir from E. Pollard's Drug
?wK?t/S3T Store, where sho would call
? jl ?rff the attention ol her city and
^JT'in country friends and custom
>?-*'' selves the tinest and cheap?
est stock of MILLINERY ever offered in
this city, consisting of Ladies'and Child?
ren's Hats and Bonnets, of all kinds and
all prices. Also, Flowers, Ribbons, Caps,
Laces, Ruches, Hair Rraids, Curls, Water?
falls. Nets, Corsets, Zephyr Worsted, Fan?
cy and Bridal Veils, all of which will bo
sold much lower than anywhere else in the
city. Everything of the latest and most
fashionable" ?tvle constantlv arriving.
Purifies the Blood.
For Suit by DriigglniM Everywhere.
July 21 !|Vlyr
-T^UTT* UNDERSIGNED has opened
J. Xl JCi an OYSTER SALOON, at the
Carolina House, and will furnish, at short
notice, OYSTERS FRIED, ROASTED,
ST KW ED and on the SHELL. Give me a
call. W. R. SESSFORD.
Guns, Pistols, Etc.
Directly opposite Phoenix Ojfire.
*. THE undersigned informs
jS^^Z^ his friends, and the public
^C_b>^_i^generally, that he has re
r voeived a large and select
assortment of SINGLE and DOUBLE
BARREL GUNS, RIFLES and PISTOLS.
CARTRIDGES for all kinds of Guns,
Rides and Ht-pcatcrs constantly on hand.
SPORTSMEN'S EQUIPMENTS, all of
which will be sold low for cash.
GUNS and PISTOLS mado to order and
repaired at short notice and moderate
price. Cash system rigidly adhered to.
Oct 7 P.W.KRAFT.
English Dairy Cheese.
~(\ BOXES English Dairy and Cutting
Piuo Apple and Young America Cheese.
For nale by_E. A G. D. HOPE.
IHAVE recently opened a new storo
(next to E. Stenhouse) where I will be
found, at all times, ready to attend to any?
thing in my line, snell as repairing and
making to order all kinns of PISTOLS,
liUNs, LOCKS, A.c., and will give particu?
lar attention to repairing SEWING MA?
CHINES, IRON SAFES, fte. Patronage
respect (nile solicited.
Nov 12 ' K. A. SCHNEIDER.
1^,lE OPIUM HABIT, and sketches of
. Coleridge, D< Quincy, and otlu r opium
1 eaters i I 75.
About Womar, Lore and Marria^e by
' Saunders, author ol Salad for the Solitary.
A Strange Story, by Bulwer, tl.00.
Agassiz's Journey in Brazil, with platt s.
Life io the Argentine Rep ti bl io in the
days of tho Tuants, bv Horace Mann.
Barnes on tho Psainis.
Cameos from English History, by Miss
Old Dower House, l y Anni" Thomas.
And an assortment of new London and
American Books, for children, from 25
cents to (1.25. For sal? at
Oct ll BRYAN * M CAl?TER'S.
THOMAS & BELL,
BUILD EPS AND COX TRACTO UH.
ALL work in tho dopartn.ent of mecha?
nical construction executed with
promptness and skill.
J. P. THOMAS. J. C. BELL.
FISHER & LOWRANCE.
COLUMBIA. S. C._
WE have remodeled our RESTAU?
RANT. Will daily receive OYS?
TERS, Fish, Game, Venison, Ac,of choice
quality. Our motto shall be punctual at?
tendance, moderate prices, and a desire to
please all. As usual, our WINE8, Li?
quors, Segare, Ac, aro of the best. Give
us a call and judge for yourself.
LUNCH from ll to 1 oVloek.
JOHN CROWLEY A CO.,
Opposite South End of Market.
11EJ WENA TKD-1O-A RRANGED.
THE umlorsignod informs tho public
that he has put his entire establish?
ment in thorough order for tho approach?
ing winter, and having added a large and
well-lighted room, on tho first IA.
lloor, can aecommodatoPRIVATE taagaWk
DINNER and SUPPER PARTIES. J3CS
Entrance front and rear.
In tho second storv, is a handsomely
n -furnished BILLIARD
. _^d&3 ROOM, containing several
^y^j^y^t? Phelan Tables, ot the very
T 11 T r Y - latest st vie and finish,
lu tho ??AMPLE ROOM, excellent
lilies, Liquors, Segare, Smoking andgh
Chewing Tobacco, etc., can be "h-nhl
tai ned. ??/
OYSTERS. (JAME and FISH constantly
on hand. T. M. POLLOCK.
THE CAROLINA HOUSE,
fLOCATED on Washington sinit,
next to Rreit?< n A Carroll's, if now
under the sole proprietorship ol the
undersigned. The Lest of ovorvthln'tr, in
tho wav of WINKS. LIQUORS, ALE, 8E
GARS, "TOBACCO, etc., kept on hand.
LUNCH every day at II o'clock. Givo
him a call, and test the correctness of the
assertion mado above
June 19 RICHARD BARK"".
Camden Street, retir of Gregg's Cliina Store.
J. CLEXDIM.VG, ... Proprietor.
HAVING thoroughly fitted np the ?novo
establishment as a RESTAURANT,
I am prepared to furnish visitoA with tho
best of EATABLES and DRINKABLES.
OYSTERS, GAME, FISH, MEATS, etc,
prepared in the very best style, by one of
tho finest cooks ip tho city. SUPPERS
furnished at short notice Families sup?
plied with OYSTERS at reasonable pricoa.
Choico WINES, LIQUORS and CIGARS
constantlvon hand. LUNCH everv dav at
II o'clock. _Deo 10
GREGG, PALMER & CO.,
B A N KEB S AND BROKERS.
Interest Allowed on leposits.
Advances Made on Cotton.
s-? - a SMOKED SALMON,
(%+m Pickled Salmon.
RSI HD Smoked Hailibut,
5? I RH White Fish,
I HM WLw Codflah,
English Dairy Cheese,
Mackerel, Nos. 1,2, 3,
Fri m il Brandy,
Crackers, asTuted, .
Walking Canes, Ac
Low for cash, at
Oct 25 O. DIERCK8.