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BY JULIAN A. SELBY. COLUMBIA. S. C.. SUNDAY MORNING. DECEMBER 13. L868. VOLUME IV-NO. 22^
IDBUIBU DALLT MD TBI-WKXXY.
KVKUY WEDNESDAY MOBNINQ.
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Lexington-B. J. Hayes.
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Julius Poppe, Anderson C. H.
The State Legislature.
nVTEBNTH DA.Y'8 PROCEEDINGS.
FRIDAY, Deoember ll, 1868.-The
Senate assembled at 12 M., and was
ord led to order by the President.
Prayer by tho Chaplain.
Leave of absence was granted the
Senator from Ma.-ion during his ill?
ness, and Rev. E. J. Adams for three
The House of Representatives sent
to the Senate a bill to incorporate
the Calvary Baptist Church, of the
city of Charleston; received its first
reading, and ordered for considera?
Mr. Nash presented the petition of
the Charleston Biblo Society, pray?
ing for a renewal of charter. Refer?
red to the Committee on Incorpora?
tions. Also, the petition of Thomas
JT. LaMottn, for the removal of his
political disabilities. Referred to
tbe Special Committco on Political
Mr. Coghlan presented the petition
of the Sumterville Baptist Church
for re-incorporation, under the mime
of tho Sumter Baptist Church. Re?
ferred to the Committee on Incorpo?
Mr.. Wimbasb presented tho peti?
tion of W. P. Gill, of Chester, S. C.,
for tho removal of ins political disa?
Mr. Jillson, from the Committee
on Engrossed Bills, reported as duly
and correctly engrossed and ready
for a third reading, bills to author?
ized R. S. and M. B. Beunett to col?
lect wharfage; nud to incorporate the
United Fire Engine Company, of
Charleston, S. C. Read the third
time and ordered to be sent to the
House of Representatives.
Mr. Greene, from the Committee
on Enrolled Acts, reported that the
following jcint resolution and Acts,
having been duly enrolled, sealed
and ratified, were presented to His
Excellency the Governor for his ap?
proval on the 10th instant, at ll P.
M., to wit: Joint resolotion for the
relief of Mrs. Mary A. C. Hobbs; an
Act to provide assistance for tho
transient sick poor in the various
cities and towns of this State; an
Act accepting the donation of land
to the State of South Carolina for
tho endowment of agricultural col?
Mr. Lunney introduced the follow?
ing concurrent resolution, which was
ordered for.consideration to-morrow:
that as'retrenchment and economy
?h o old characterize the proceedings
of this General Assembly, that tho
per diem of members absenting them?
selves with or without leave bo de?
ducted during such absence, except
in case of sickness of tho member so
' Mr. Jillson introduced a resolu?
tion, which was ordered for consider?
ation to-morrow, that tho Clerk of
the Senate and the Clerk of the
House of Representatives be, and
they ore hereby, authorized to have
100 copies of the journals of the lost
special session of the General As?
sembly, and 100 copies of the pro?
ceedings and debates of tho Consti?
tutional Convention hound, and to
101 s 11 id copies of each lu ibo various
State libraries in the United States,
and also twenty copies of each to tba
National Library at Washington,
Mr. Wright introdnced a resolu?
tion, which was agreed to, and or?
dered to bo Bent to the Honse of
Representativo? for concurrence, that
certain Sheriffs und Tax Collectors
ia this Stute uot having settled with
tho Statu and paid over tho moneya
collected according to law. thal tho
Comptroller-General bo authorized
and r.i'fjuired to taku <>t?-p8 U> uoiupal
all ?ajd officers to settle their uc
OountH with the State, and pay over
all moneya belonging to tho State in
their hands, according to luw: Pro?
vided, In the Rettleinent of said ac?
counts, the Comptroller-General bo
authorized to allow, in offset, all
proper lawful claims of suid officers.
Mr. Muxwell introduced a resolu?
tion, ?which was ordered for consider?
ation to-morrow, that it shall be the
duly of the Comptroller-General to
audit and pay tho accounts of the
various Commissioner* of Electiou
of the last general election and the
luto municipal elections of tho vari?
ous incorporated cities nnd towuf?;
and that tho accounts must bo certi?
fied to by tho County Commissioners
of tho various counties.
On motion of Mr. Swnils, Hon. C.
W. Moutgomery was elected Presi?
dent pro (ein. during the absence of
Mr. Swails introduced a resolution,
which was agreed to, that the Judi?
ciary Committee bo instructed to re?
port as soon us possible on tho bill to
alter and amend thu charter the vil?
lage of Kingstree.
Mr. Hoyt introduced a series of
resolutions, which were ordered for
consideration to-morrow, that the
Committees on Printing of the two
Houses bc constituted a Joint Com?
mittee on Printing, to whom shall
be referred ull motions for the priut
iug of documents und reports iu
which the two Houses are concerned,
and who shall make such recommen?
dations as to tho number of said
documents to bo printed, and the
form and manner in which they shall
be executed; and wdio shall have a
general supervision of the printing
of the General Assembly; that all
accounts for printing, binding and
stationery shall bo referred to such
jciut committee for examination,
and, after being audited, the same
shall bo reported for tho action of
the General Assembly; and that said
Joint Committee be authorized to
employ a clerk, who shall be
thoroughly acquainted with tho busi?
ness of printing.
The Semite took up for considera?
tion, a bill to regulate the distilation
of liquors, which was read by Ut
title, and referred to the Committee
The Senate took'up for considers,
tion, a bill to make appropriations
for the payment of th? per diem and
mileage of the members of the Gene
ral Assembly, and tho salaries of the
subordinate officers, and other ex
J penses incidental thereto; receiver
its second reading, and was refenei
to the Committee on Finance.
Bill to amend au Act entitled "Ar
Act to regulate the practice of Pro
bate Courts," was read by its title
and referred to the Committee on th?
Bill to incorporate tho South Caro
lina Phosphate Company, receive?
its second reading, and was referrei
to the Committee on Incorporations
Mr. Wright took tho chair, whet
Mr. Corbiu introduced a bill to regn
late the formntion of corporations
which received its first readiug uni
was ordered for consideration to
Resolution authorizing the Attor
noy-General to employ two lego
gentlemen to aid in preparing paper
for tho General Assembly, was refei
red to the Committee on the Jndici
ary, with instructions to report tc
On motion of Mr. Swails, Hot
Wm. Sprague, Uuited States Senate
from Rhode Island, and suite, wer
invited within the bar of the Senat?
and to seats on the floor of the Senat
The Senate adjourned at 2 P. M.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVE?
Tho House met at 12 M. Th
Speakor took the Chair. Prayer b
tho Rev. E. Hayes.
Mr. Purvis, from tho Coramittf
on Incorporations, reported favon
lily ou a bib to renew the charter i
Pendleton villugo, in tho County <
Anderson. Laid over for a secon
res di ng.
Mr. 'fomlinson, from the Commi
tee on Removal of Political Disabil
ties, reported favorably on the pet
tious of J. J. Halford, of Collete
County, G. W. H. Legg and R. (
Poole, of Hnartnnbnrg Oomii.y, ???
Wm. Whaloy, of Charleston, prayin
the removal of their political disabil
ties, aud recommend the adoption <
a resolution to that effect.
Mr. G. 1). Hayue introduced a ri
solntion, that the pay of the snbord
nate officers shall bu continued du
ing the recess. Ordered for com
Mr. C. D. Hay oe introduced a r
solution, that the vote whereby ll
Senate concurrent resolution a
journiug ou the 22.1 was adopted, 1
I rescinded. Adopted, after disonssio
Mr. trasportas, from tho Coiu.uitt
I on Engrossed Acts, reported as du
and correctly engrossed for a tin
' reading, a bill to increase tho li?
on magistrates'executions; a bill to
punish sheriffs and other officers vio
lutiDg tho homestead law; a bill to
renew tho charter of the Camden In?
dependent Fire Engine Company.
Laid over for a third reading.
Mr. C. D. Huyne introduced a re?
solution, thnt every contingent ac?
count against tho State shall bo
lodged in tho Comptroller's office, at
Columbia, on or before tho 2Gtb day
of December, aud that it shall bo the
duty of tho Comptroller to examine
and report on the same to the Legis?
lature, on or before tho first Monday
in January of each auuual session;
and that no such account shall be
considered or acted upon by the Le?
gislature, if not presented by tho
above time, and unless so examined
and reported; aud that no such claim
shall be considered unless they are
properly dated, showing tho com?
mencement and ending of each case
npou which payment is asked. Re?
ferred to the Committee on the Judi?
Mr. Morrison introduced a resolu?
tion, which was adopted, ordering
an election to fill th vacant seat of
Hon. George A. Bennett, of Beau?
Mr. Whipper introduced a bill to
amend an Act entitled "An Aet to
quiet right* vested under military or?
ders." Read and referred to tho
Committee on the Judiciary.
Mr. Toiulinsou introduced a bill to
renew the chu rt er of the Charleston
Bible Society. Read and referred te
the Committee on Incorporations.
Mr. DeLurgc introduced a resolu?
tion, wdiieh was adopted, that when
this House adjourns, it stauds ad?
journed to meet on Monday next, al
Mr. Collins introduced a bill to re?
new the charter of the ferry on thc
Great Pee Dee River, at Mar's Bluff,
in Marion County, known as th<
Mar's Bluff Ferry. Read the firsi
time, and referred to the Committee
Mr. Basportas introduced a bill tc
provide a clerk for the Auditor of tin
Couuty of Charleston. Referred ti
the Committee ah County Offices ant
The Speaker laid before tho H0U81
n communication from Mr. W. T
Field, tendering his resignation as
member of this House, which wa
A bill to incorporate the Citizen.1
Savings Bunk of South Carolina wu
taken np, discussed and amended.
The following named members ?. j
i fained leave of absence: Mr. Bullocli
for twenty days; Messrs. Hyde, Fiel
and Jackson, for ten days; Messri
Boseman and DeLarge, for thrc
At 3.25 adjourned.
Let not S'K j cut ii t Utarp Vaurltratai
It is a fact th.it, in tho minds of mai
persons, a prejudico exists against wh
are called patent modioinos; but wi
should this prevent you resorting to i
articlo that has such an array of testim
ny to support it as MOSTET TEH'S STO?
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why should yon discard it? Judges, us
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ry of your health. If yon aro sick, ai
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Doc 2 46_
".tiAMioon."-Anoihcr New Med!
Pamphlet from tho pen of Dr. Curtis. 1
Medical TUnes says of this work: "I
\ valuable treatise on the cause and core
prematuro decline shows how healtl
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gives a clear synopais of the impedinif
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vous debility, and tho remedies therefi
A pockoi edition of the above will be
warded on receipt of 25 Centn, by
dressing Or. Curtin. No. 58 North Cha
street, Rainmore, Md. May 27 1
PLAIN O O LD RINGS,
SELLING LOW AT
Nov Sign of tho Green Specks. ll
COOKE'S New Novol-Mohnn, or the
Last Days of Lee and Ids Palladius
binni Memoirs of a Stan" Officer, serving
in Virginia, in some sort iv Sequel to Sur
rev of Eagle's Neut, $2 25.
N? w supply of Surrev of Eagle's Nest,
Last Days of a King, an Historical Ro?
mance, translated fi om the lu rm an, GU
Callatnura, a Thrilling Roin&ucc, by Ju?
Chamber?'Miscellaneous Questions with
Answers, tl 25.
Who ii Ile? An Appeal to those who re?
gard with ?nv doubt the name of Jesus.
At DUFFIE A. CHAPMAN'S
Nov 13 Bookstore.
THE OPIUM HABIT, and sketches of
Coleridge, DeQuiucy, and other opium
eaters. $1 75.
About Woman, Love and Marriage, by
Saunders, author of Salad for tho Solitary,
A Strange Story, by Bulwer. $1.00.
Agassiz's Journey in Brazil, with plates.
Lifo in tin; Argentine ltepubbc in tho
days of tho Tyrants, bv Horace Mann.
Barnes on thu Psalms.
Cameos from English History, by Miss
Old Dower House, by Annie Thomas.
And an assort incut of new London and
American Books, for children, from 25
cents toil 25. For salo ut
j?c t 14 _Bl CYAN A McCARTER'S.
J&t? MUS. C. E. REED has rc
JtS&Sm morea her BIILL1NEH? ES
?Sg^^KTABI.lSHMKM' to her old
r'^#Srii stand, on Main street, second
^i^fgW^a*''l)"r from E. Pollard's Drug
?R-MrffJlf Store, where shu would call
X^?d| ?/?j the attention ot her city sud
Jr >5 country fi lends and euston
(k mI e, u to LU" an^ f,L'u ^t,r "*eiu
^ Selves the rlne^t and cheap?
est stock of MILLINERY ever offered m
this city, consisting of Ladies' and Child?
ren's Hato and Bonnets, of all kinds mid
all prices. Also. Flowers, Ribbons, Caps,
Laces, Ruches. Hair Braids, Curls .Water?
falls. Nets, Corsets, Zephyr Worsted, Fan?
cy and Bridal Veils, all of which nil] be
sold much lower than anywhere elsein the
oity. Everything of tho latest and most
fashionable "tyle constantly arriving.
GIBBES & THOMAS,
HEAL ESTA TE A G ENTS,
COLOMBIA, S . C.
THE undersigned havo determined to
form a business partnership, nuder
the above namo, for the purchase and
sale, on commission, of REAL ESTATE
an 1 ether property. Tho present low
prices for real estate, in the Sonth, ofTcrs
great inducements for tho investment of
Northern capital; and wo 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 done
liberally and on the best terms. Wu call
on our friends throughout the State to
furnish us with aocurato descriptions of
any property they have to sell, with price,
terms. Ac. Wo havo now, and are con?
tinually receiving, inquiries after property
that can be purchased.
JAMES G. GIBBES,
JOHN P. THOMAS,
WADE HAMPTON GIBBES,
Nov 19 Columbia. 8. C._
RO SAD A L IS
Purifies the Blood.
For Sale by JDruggUts Everywhere.
July 21_ piyr
Bank Bill and Land Agency.
UNDER Aot ol Assembly, of Septem?
ber, ls, s, all bills of thu Bank of he
State of South Carolina, of $1 or over, a.id
dated prior to tho 20th December, 1860.
will be FUNDED in Bonds of the State of
South Carolina, bearing 0 per cent interest
per annum, from 1st January, 18(>'J. if pre?
sented previous to this date- otherwise,
they will lie debarred the privilege SuniB
to be funded muBt be in even hundreds.
I will also buy or sell LANDS or City Lots
in any part nf the State. Parties wishing
to sell Linds or Lots will give me particu?
lar description of their property. Those
desiring to purchase will receive immediate
answers to inquiries hy enclosing a post?
age stamp. Terms moderate.
Former President of Brunch Bank, at
Columbia. R. 0. N<?v 24 Imo
"I U*T received, a enpp'y of PISTOLS,
9} fr.-in tue most ?oiebrnied makers;
ab o, Cartridges. Powder, si.ot. l^ead. Per?
cussion Caps, Oun Wads, Powder Flasks,
Snot Belts and Shot Pouches, for salo at
Liw ti g 11 re? for cash bv
Nov 5 J. A T. R. AGNEW.
NOTICE TO OWNERS OF PROPERTY
COLUMBIA AND VICINITY.
THE 2ETNA FIEE INSURANCE COMPANY,
OP HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT,
HAS RESUMED BUSINESS IN COLUMBIA.
GEORGE HUGGINS, AGENT, .... COLUMBIA, S. C
THIS Company insured property in Columbia for twenty-one years previous to tho
war. Tim undersigned conducted the agencv from 1849 to 1861-nearly fourteen
years. Tho amount paid citizens of Columbia for losses sustained amounted to over
$120 OOO. In no instance was there any litigationor contention. EQUITY and PROMT
N Ks.s in settling clsims gained a high reputation for the Company.
Incorporated in 1819.Charter pfrpptual.
Losses paid in fifty years. .... $28.500,000.
LEADING AMERICAN COMPANY.
Capital stock, all paid up in cash.$8,000,000
Cash on hand and in bank, on call. $550,000
Uidted States Stock. 1,175,000
City StoekB. 925,000
Bank Stocks. l,?i00,OCO
Mortgage Ponds. 98K.OOO
Beal Estate. 2&U.0Q0
Makiug the uETNA tho STRONGEST KIBE INSURANCE COMPANY in the United
States. Th.i .Ei'NA'S stock rates HIGHER than any FUIE Insurance Company in the
United States. Tho ?ETNA is one of the OLDEST companies in tin- United States,
The largest amount taken in one lisk is $20.010. It has no connection, either in capital
or directors, with tho /Etna Lifo Company, of Hartford. Heavy mercantile values
neod strong underwriters. Merchants will appreciate the advantage of insuring with
thoiETNA. Ri.-ks taken on Buildings, Merchandize. Cotton. (Yr... at. fuir rates. Ail
claims tor losses adjusted aud paid at this agency. GEORGE HUGGINS, Ag'c,
Dec 3 tuthmG Office at Kinard's, Main sti ?et. Columbia. 8. C.
./ETNA LIFE INSURANCE CO.,
ASSETS OVER $10,000,000.
AMOUNT INSURED IN 18G7, ..... $45,000,0(0
RECEIPTS FOR 18?7, ..... 5,131,271
NUMBER OP NEW POLICIES ISSUED, 1807, - - - 15,251
NUMBER OF -E PNA'8 POLICY HOLDERS, OVER - - 50,000
NUMBER AT UOLUMbTA AGENCY, - - 147
1M1E growth of the .ETNA has never been equaled by any other Company whatso
. ever in Europe or America. Chartered ill 1820, he rn "c ord" i s without spot or blemish,
itev. Dr. Cumming, of London, says: "The assuranco of lifo is ono of the most
Christian things that I know, for what is it? It is taking the load that would
CRUSH ONE FAMILY und spreading it o?er twenty thousand fam?ies; so that a
mere drop lights upon each, instead of tho overwhelming torrent falling upou one.
It sf ems to mc a beautiful illustration of bearing one another's burdens. And,
therelore, let every young man entering upon lile, every head of a family, whether
high or low set his house in order so far as to a-suro his lifo."
Decembers H. E. NICHOLS &. CO., General Agente.
TO BB INSURED WITH
H. E. NICHOLS ?fe CO.,
IS A POSITIVE GUARANTEE!
SINCE the war. we have uaid to our citizens, for Losses bv Fire, about SURETY
TWO THOUSAND DOLLARS.
Having thus saved that largo sum to a community too reduced to lose it. wo stand
ready to save more; and we submit that the comfort und protection of tho TWENTY
.n i i.i.IONS OK DOLLARS wo represent, is moro than worth tho small outlay
ueeCHsary to secure it.
INSURE AND BE SAFE-FIRES WILL HAPPEN.
Wo represent tho following Companies, all of which occupy tho very first rank in the
QUEEN, of Liverpool anil London.As?, t -, 910,000,000 In Gold.
UNOfSRWItlTERS' AGENCY, of New York. " 3,500,000
SECURITY, ? ? . " 1,500,000
IV ORT ff AMERICAN, ? . ? 700,000
HOME, of New Haven. *? 3,000,000
PUTNAM, of Hartford. " TOO OOO
UNION, ot Baltimore._ ?? 500,000
GEORGIA HOME, of Columbus, Georgia. ?. 400,000
ALBEMARLE, of Charlottesville. Virginia. " 400,000
SOUTHERN MUTUAL, of Ai li cnn, Georgia. ?? 400,000
H. E. NICHOLS dc CO., Agenta,
October 17 3mos OFFICE OVER AGNEW'S, COLUMBIA, H. 0. ?
R.& W. C. SWAFFIELD, |
The Best Made,
The Most Dorable,
The Most Fashionable,
IN TUB STATE.
NEW STYLE HATS,
FRENCH AND ENGLISH
FOR FINE CUSTOM WORK.
We eell the best-fitting
SHIRTS AND COLLARS,
Anil keep all tho latest styles of
II. Ai \V. C. SWAPPIRLO.
THU POLLOCK HOUSE.
RRJ UV ENA TEH-RE-A RRANQED.
THF undersigned informs tbe publie
that ho has put his entire establish?
ment in thorough order for tho approach?
ing winter, and having ad'iecl a large and
well-lighted room, on the first .^p?^
floor, eau accommodate PRIVATE WfflfflBl
DIN NEK and HUPPER PARTIES.^2CS
Entrance front and rear.
In tho second story, is a handsomely
- afurnished BILLIARD
_?______mmfB BOOM, containing several
W??mgg&?^^j Phelan Tables, ot the very
1 - * - q latest Ht vii- and finish,
lu thu sAMPLE RO?M, excellent
Wines, Liquors, Sogars, Smoking and^r*
Chewing Tobacco, etc., can be ob-?Bf
OYSTERS, GAME and ns H constantly
on hand. T. M. POLLOCK.
Nov G :_
THE CAROLINA HOUSE,
fJQ LOCATED on Washington street,
WWnexi to Brennen A Carroll's, is now
?? auder the sole proprietorship of the
undersized. The best of everything, in
the way of WINKS, LIQUORS, ALE, 8E
GARS, TOBACCO, etc., kept on hand.
LUNCH everv day at ll o'clock. Give
!..... ? Dall, tua te?t Ute cuueumess QI the
assertion made above.
June 10 RICHARD BARRY.
?X ijnAN Gr? RESTAURANT,
Canuten Street, rear of Gregg's Cliina Store.
J. n.K.M)iM.\u, - - - Proprietor.
HAVING thorungldy fitted up the above
establishment a? a RESTAURANT,
I mn prepared to furnish visitors with the
bes! of KATA Bl.KS and DRINKABLES.
OYSTERS, &AMS. FISH, MEATS, oto.,
prepared in the very best style, by one of
tho finest cooks in'the my. SUITERS
lurnished at short notice, ramilles sup?
plied with OYSTERS at reasonable prices.
Choice WINES. LIQUORS tnd t ?GAR8
constauilv uu bend. LUNCH every day at
II o'clock'. bee 10