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BY JULIAN A. SELBY.
"Let our Just Censuro
Attend the True Event."
COLUMBIA, S. C.. TUESDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 1, 1868.
Tri-Weckiy 85 a Year
VOLUME IV- KO 21^.
rUnMBHKD DAIT.T ATO TRI-WK1?KLT.
ETEltT WEDKE5BA? MOUNINO.
BY JULIAN A. SELBY,
EDITOU AND PBOPBIKTOB.
Office on Main St., few doors above Taylor.
TERMS INVARIABLY IN AD VANCE.
Daily. 6 month?..fi 00 | Tri-Wetkly, 6 mos...$2 50
Weekly, G months. $1 50
Inserted at 76 cents per square of nine lines for
tho first Insertion, and CO cents each snbseqnenl.
Weekly 75 cents each insertion.
Mf*T~ A liberal discount made on the abovi\ raits
when advertisements are inserted hi' ihr mouth.
AUK NTS.-Hiram Mitchell, Spartanbnrg; J. R.
Allon, Chester; 8. P. Einard, Newberry C. H.;\Jas.
Grant, Union; Julias Poppe, Anderson O. H.
Proceedings of Council.
COLUMBIA, January 19, 1869.
Present: His Honor the Mayor; Alder?
men Agnew, Bates, Bryan, ClafFey, Geiger,
Hope, Hussuug, Johnson, Radcliffe, Sbields
The minutes of tho last regular meeting
were read. Alderman Agnew stated thu!
tho proviso in the resolntion offered by him,
with reference to the advertising of bids foi
?street work, was offered by Alderman Hus
sung, nnd asked that the correction bo made
upon the minutes, which was so ordered,
and the minutes confirmed.
A petition, signed by numerous citizeu!
of Ward No. 1, was presented, praying thal
Conncil would petition thc Legislature t(
allow the gates of the State House yard, oi
Richardson street, to be kept open nt al!
hours; the present praotioo of closing then
at 10 o'clock p. m. being of serious incon
vcuience to the residents of that Wnrd. Re
ferred to the Committee on Streets, wiri
power to net.
An application from John Altee, for per
mission to change his quart linease into i
tavern license, was presented, and referre<
to the Committee on Licenses.
The following applications for license li
retail spirituous liquors were presented, am
referred: Tavern license, J. B. Lanier, F
Carri, Michael Collins. Quart licenso, Gee
Symmers, Fisher, Lowrence Sc Fisher, B. B
Bice Sc Co.
The following nooouuts wero presented
and referred to the Committee on Account
Hopson Sc Sutphen ngainst Street and Wat?
Works Departments; James Brown again!
the Water Works; E. D. Gilmore against tli
Street Department; Lunatic Asylum nguiu;
the cit}'; aud J. A. Selby for ndvertisin
A bill was presented by J. E. Deut f<
value of the material of a gallows, $15, r<
moved by order of tho City Council. A
dorman Walter moved that the bill be pail
The vote being taken, the motion was los
The Committee of Ways and Means ri
ported tho monthly report of tho City Clor
for Decembor as being correct. Concurre
Tho Committee on Accounts reported th
they have examined the following bills, ar
finding them correct recommend their pa
ment: Alms House Department, E. & G. ]
Hope, $158.64; W. G. Bower, $35; C. 1
Baldwin, $2; Freedmen's Hospital, E. Sci
D. Hope, $48.66; Street Department, Hu
sung & Motz, $74.75: J. Sc T. ll. Ague
$24.74; Ferguson Sc Miller, $43.25; lt. Ha
non, $10.45; James Donglas, $24.29; Gua
House Department, R. C. Shiver, $15.60;
Sc T. R. Agnew, 85; Fire Department, Hi
sung & Motz, $15; Water Works, G. .
Shields, $7; Market, E. C. Plumer, $5.2
Report received and adopted.
The Committee on Market reported t
monthly report of the Clerk of the Marl
for December as being correct. Coucurr
The same Committee also submitted t
The Committee on Market have ase
tained that to make the market pr<
against leaks, it will require the wall pl
to be raised eight inches, to keep the eir
the samo height as at present, splice <
rafters, take off shingles, relay such ns i
, good and furnish new ones for the balan
the contractor to insure tho roof, not
leak. It is also necessary to cloao
openings between the stalls, caused by r
ing the roof.
At yonr last meeting, tho committee 1
authorized to proceed with tho work a
cost of $200. Your committee have ni
found that the cost will not bo less tl
$250, and ask to bo allowed to contract,
the same. Respectfully submitted.
T. W. RADCLIFFE, )
W.T. WALTER, VOommittet
W. P. GEIGER, )
Report received and adopted.
The Committee on Guard House nnd
lico reported tho monthly report of
Chief ol Police for December, as lining
rect. Concurred in.
The Committee on Water Works sub
ted a report showing the assessment
water rates, as agreed npou by the com
tee, which was read and received as in
Tho Committee on Alms House oskotl
further timo to make their report, wi
The Committee ou Licenses presente
report, recommending that license to retail
spirituous liquors and for billiard saloons, |
bo granted the following named persons: I
Tavern license-M. D. Arledge, M. Bran- '
non, Allw?rden it Stork, Wm. McGuinnis,
Robert Joyner, G. Diercks, Lewis Daniels,
John C. Seegers, John McIntosh, S. Sheri?
dan, Hayno & Ellington, Richard Barry,
James Cloffey, John Crowley, Hugh Weir,
Charles Minot t, James Burdell, P. A Jacob,
I. Grieshaber. Wm. A. Wright, Wm. Steig?
litz, Dennis McGuinnis, T. M. Pollock, P.
Fahey, John Stork Sc Sons, Wm. A. Carr Sc
Co., C. Hamberg, Charles Brown.
Quart License.-O. Z. Bates, John Altee,
M. Comerford, Campbell & Jones, E. Sc G.
D. Hope, J. Sc T. R, Agnew, P. Cantwell,
T. J. Gibson, Augustus Cooper, Hardy
For Billiard Saloous.-T. M. Pollock,
Charles Minort. Report received und
The Committee on Fire Department pre?
sented the following report:
The Committee on Fire Department, to
whom was referred tho"petitiou of the Vigi?
lant Firo Engine Company, would respect?
fully report, that they have had the same
under careful consideration, and however
much they desire to see the company
thoroughly organized and equipped, yet
they cannot recommend any appropri?
ation from tho city treasury, as the funds
are at present too low. If, however, the
company can show to the Council that thoy
have a suitable house for keeping the eugine
and the necessary hose to muko it effective,
your committee would recommend that the
city ongine be turned over to them. Re?
JACOB HUSSUNG, )
JAMES CLAFFEY, V (Committee, j
GEO. A. SHIELDS, J
Repot t received and adopted.
Council proceeded to the consideration of I
the proposals submitted for blacksmith and j
wheelwright work for thu Street Depart?
On motion, the various proposals were
referred to a Special Commit tee, consisting
of; Aldermen Walter, Johnson and Shields,
for examination, with inst ructions to report
ut next meeting of Council.
Council next proceeded to consider the
proposals for renting the Fair Grounds for
the ensuing year to tho highest bidder,
which proved to be John S. McIntosh.
The following paper was presented to
Council, with a demand for payment:
STATESVILLE. April 10, 1865.
Borrowed of Jos. W. Stockton, $2,686,
(Signed,) Hi G. QUERRY, Agent.
Endorsed-Pay J. H. MeElwee, without
recourse. December 25, 1868.
(Signed,) R. F. SIMONTON, Assignee.
After a hoariug of the evidence connected
with the above claim, on motion, it was or?
dered to be laid on the table.
A bill entitled "An Ordinance to raise
supplies for the year 1869," received its
third reading, amended, passed, its title
changed to an ordinance, was duly ratified
and became a law.
A bill entitled "An Ordinance to alter
and amend an Ordinance, regulating the
weighing of cotton in tho city of Colum?
bia," received its second reading, and by
uuauimous consent, received its third read?
ing, passed, its title changed to an Ordi?
nance, was duly ratified and became a law,
AN ORDINANCE TO ALTER AND AMEND AN ORDI?
NANCE REGULATING THE WEIGHING OF COT?
TON IN THE CITY OF COLUMBIA.
Be it Ordained by the Mayor atid Aldermen
of the City of Columbia, and by the authority
of the same, That from and after the passage
of this Ordinance, it shall not be lawful for
purchasers of cotton, or any other person
or persons, other than the duly elected
weighers of this city, to weigh any cotton
purchased or sold in this city.
Any person or persons violating this Or?
dinance shall, upon conviction thereof
beforo tho Mayor, be fined not less than
twenty dollars for every bale of cotton so
weighed, in violation of this Ordinance.
Tho following bills were presented, re?
ceived their first reading, and were ordored
to their second reading at next regular meet?
ing of Council:
A bill entitled, "An Ordinance to regu?
late railroad crossings."
A bill enlitled, "An Ordinance concern?
ing cross si^ns and wcoden awnings on
A bill entitled, "An Ordinance concerning
tho Columbia and Augusta Railroad Com?
On motion, Council adjourned.
J. S. McMAHON, City Clerk.
DU. I). L. BOOZER, fc-rateful tor the liberal
patronage ho has received from tho citizens
of this city mid tho surrounding District, during
the past yoar, rcspectfaUv announces that he now
permanently establishes himself in Colum! ia. All
operations on the natural Teeth faithfully per?
formed. ARTIFICIAL CASES, in every approved
method, carefully and satisfactorily executed
among which ho would call snceial attention to
that known as Reynold*' Patent; and of his suc?
cess in construeting Artificial Cases by this beau?
tiful and durable process, ho is enabled, with con?
fidence, to refer to bia patients and io the
patentee. Office on Main street, over First Na?
tional Dank._Jan 8
FOR Wrapping ?nd Tattern Cutting, for eil?
at the PHCENIX OFFICE.
ESSAYS FOR YOUNG MEN-On tho ERRORS
and ABUSES incident to \*outh and Early Man?
hood, willi tho humane view of treatment and
cure, tent by mail freo of charge. Address
HOWARD ASSOCIATION, Rox P., Philadelphia,
Pa. .Tan 2(1 Smo
THIS MACHINES, CALLKD MAN, IS A
very complicated and delicate ono, and ia moro
liable to get ont of order, and much moro difficult
to repair, than any combination of whoota, and
crank?, and lover?, mado by the banda of mau.
AB a rule, it ia tinkered loo much, and badly tinker?
ed at that. It ie often calomclizcd, narcotized,
dopleted, and othorwiac misused, when all that it
really nooda ia a wholosome tonic and restorative
Uko HOS TETTER'S STOMACH BITTERS to pat
it in propur trim and keepit ap. The stomach is
shamefully maltreated. In the first place, tho
food, which its juices aro intended to dissolvo, is
too frequently thrown into it hastily, and in a
half masticated condition, in which stnte tho gas?
tric acid cannot properly act upon it. Tho result
is DY8TKPHIA. Then comes the doctor, and, find?
ing tho digestivo organs weak and tho bowels
inert, he proceeds to weaken and paralyze still
moro with drastic purgativos. Thoao failing-SB
they always do-to produce a salutary change, he
tells the Invalid that medical acionco can do no
moro for him. This, with all duo deferenco, is a
mistake -ono of those mistakes which Talleyrand
said wore tantamount to crimos. What the dys?
peptic needs is invigoration. Strengthen the
stomach with Hostetter's Sitters, and the stomach
will strengthen every other part of thc human
machine, and make it, in common parlance, aa
good as new. T'pon tho state of thc digestion de?
pends, in a niOHoUre, tho condition of the whole
system. Now, the Hitters aro the most admir?
able tonie known Thev consist of tho finest
vegetable invigorants and restoratives, combined
with an unadulterated stimulant. Tho dyspoptk
ni ods not hing else to effect a cure, except a light,
nutritious diet, and a fair amount ot exorcise,
liven in the absence of these last mentioned
a ?censorios, the tonic and alterative properties ol
the preparation will work wonders, enabling th?
dyspeptic to digest inferior fare with comparative
nm??, and to maintain a good habit of body, ir
?*pi!e of ihn drawbacks of a sedentary occupation
?MAN IIOOIV-Another nsw Medical Pamphlc
from the pen of Dr. Curtis. The Medical Time.
ways of this work: "This valuable treatise on tin
cause and cure ot premature decline shows hov
health is impaired through secret abuses of youtl
&ad .hood, and how easily regained. It gives i
clear synopsis of tho impediments tu marriage
the cause and effects of nervous debility, and th
remedies therefor." A pocket edition of the abov
will bo forwarded on receipt of 25 Cents, by ad
dressing Dr. CURTIS. No. 58 North Charles Btreel
Baltimore. Md. May 27 ly
rjrr KIT'S No. 1 Hay and Shoal MACKEREL,
t O tiO Hbta., Halves and QuartorA. Nos. 1, 2 an
3. tor snh- by H- ft G. 1>. HOPE.
PURE Extract of CALVES FEET, for making
nutritions jolly,and for improving Soups nu
Pure Extract of Vanilla,Lemon and Pine; Appli
Pearl Harley, Tapioca, Sago, Arrow-root, Choce
lute. Broma, Cocoa.
Coxe's Sparkling Gelatine, for making Jell;
Birnie Munge, Creams. For bale bv
Jan 10 FISHER A H KIN ITS H. Druggists.
1 (\ BBLS. Frium White KEROSENE OIL, ll
XU flue teat, on baud and for sale, at reduce
prices, by the barrel and at retail, by
Jan 6 J. & T. IL AGNEW.
United States Internal Revenue,
CoLLiKoroa's OFFICE, TUIUD DISTBIOT. S. C.,
COLUMBIA, December 31, lStiS.
NOTICE is hereby given to all parties who nu
claim an interest in a STILL, ftc, seized IC
violation of Internal Revenuo Laws, from R.
GLADNEY, of Fairfield County, to give bond
defend a suit for forfeiture of the same, in Unit?
States District Court, in thirty days from tl
date, or it will bo sold according to law.
R. M. WALLACE,
Jan 1 f Deputy Col'ector, Third District, S. C.
ALL persons indebted to tho estate of JAMI
S. GUIGNARD, Sn , deceased, are request
to como forward and settle up; and all perso
having claims against said estate will prese
them, proporly attested, to
J. N. O. MAYRANT,
Jan 1 f Qualified Administrator
NOTICE is hereby given that, at the expirati
of three months from date, application *
bo mado ut the Stato Troaeurv for a renewal of t
certificates of FIRE LOAN STOCK, Nos. 203 a
3:15, dated respectively April 1, 1846, and April
1850, originals of which have been lost or destroy!
Nov 26 thl3 M A UTI IA H. PYATT
Hoes! Roes!! Hoes!! ! x
2Q() DOZ^Brade's CAST STE KL CHOU
200 doz. Patent. Rivetteil Planter.-' and Ii
Direct importation. Ju*t received and for s
low bv .1. A- T. K. AON KW
Kf\f\ PAIKS STRAIGHT AND TWIST
tj\J\_f TRACE CHAINS. Also, a full supply
Haltur, Breast, Fifth, Tongue, Lock aud C
Chains, on han 1 and for sale low by
Jan 12 A T. R. AGNEW
Call at Kraft's Bakery, opposite PhoenL
AS I have just returned from tho North wit
solect assortment of TOYS, Candies, Fm
Jellies, Preserves,, Ac, of all kinds.
ICED CAKES mado to order.
Also, a lariro lot of PIPES- fine and connnor
Dec 3 P. V.. KRAFT
Ri?i?xd Tabl?s fol Sal?,
r - . TWO fine|BILLIARD|T ABL
i<#m completo oidor, Marble i
Tg^Klal. Bedding, with Palls, C
LMLsklU^ and Counters Included. Sharj
Griffith's make. Will be sold low. Call at
Doc 13 G. DIERCK'i
Life Insurance Company,
OF JV E W YO R K .
?ASH ASSETS OVER THIRTY MILLIONS O
Cash income, 18(57, over TEN MILLIONS.
Dividends to Policy Holder?, 18G7, $2,230,874.37.
^Dividends to Policy Holders since organization
of Company, $10,172,388.34.
New Policies issued in 18C7, 18,503.
The Company is PURELY MUTUAL. No divi?
dends to stockholders. Tho entire profits are
returned to tho assured, thus causing Policies to
become SELF-SUSTAIN INO in thirteen years, or |
to double in twenty.
Intorest received from investments, 1807, over [
Excess of INTEREST RECEIPTS ALONE, o\
losses, about $100,000.
Real EBtalc, 13 .-'ide, and Mortgagee on Real j
Estate, in tho cityof New York, over SEVENTEEN
MILLIONS of dollars.
BETTER SECURITY CANNOT BE FOUND.
All men, whether agenta of other compauiet or |
not, are compelled to acknowledge that the MU?
TUAL is the largest and bcBt Company in THE
lt has tho most rigid Charter to protect its
It ie the richest Company in tho world.
Its securities aro tho best.
Its dividends aro the largest.
It is, therefore, the cheapest. The best is
always the cheapest.
Its policies are non forfeitable.
If you wunt to PROTECT your family, or your
old age, is it not wiso to sei k thc BEST PROTEC?
Let the same caro that you <-xrrci?e in all your
other investments govern you in tin*, the most
important of ali.
Applications for Columbia, and the Northern
portion of South Carolina, received by
GREGG, PALMER & 00.,
Jan 19 General Agents.
R. W. GIBBES, M. D.. Medical Examiner.
Valuable Real Estate tor Sale.
Ml. DWELLING aud LOT, comer of
Upper and bull streets.
2. Dwelling and Lot on Lumber street. ,
3. Fino building Lot on Arsenal Hill.
4. Lot corner of Lady and Main streets.
5. Lot 62 feet on Main street.
6. House and Lot near Charlotte Depot.
7. Lot corner ot Taylor and Assembly streets
8. Threo Lots in Waverly.
9. Tho Barhamville Property and Lando adja?
10. 14 acres on Upper street, adjoining the Fair
11. 2 Fine Dwellings on Arsenal Hill.
12. 1,400 acres of Pine Land, near Camden, well
wooded; containing two good mill hites and one
mill completed, tho survey of tho Chatham Rail?
road passing through it.
13. 640 acres Pino Land, in Kershaw.
14. 216 acres of Land, in York, rieb in gold.
15. 1,667 acres productive Land, in Abbeville.
16. 5.000 acres productive Land, in Laurens.
17. 1,000 acres productive Lund, in Marlboio.
18. 976 acres of productive Land, in Fairfield.
19. 1,600 acres Phosphate Lands, near Charles?
ton, on Steno River.
20. A line Saw Mill Properly, nc ur Lexington.
21. 1,800 acres, in Richland, River Swamp Lands,
with a good Mill.
22 11,000 acres of Heavily Timbered Lund, in
St. Stephen's Parish.
23. 600 aeres of Cypress Lain', i.ear Gadsden,
convenient to North-Eastern Kailroad.
3 Fine COTTON PLAN HATIONS t-> runt, low.
We have Lauds urar Columbia which eau bu di?
vided into small tracts to sail purchasers.
GIBBKS & THOMAS,
Jiin H Real testate Agents.
SOMETHING NEW FOR 1869.
1?1IE NEW CASKET; a Rieb Collection ot j
.CHUB Ii MUSIC, containing Sparkling Oems,
gathered from the works of Hunde!, Haydn, Mo?
zart, Beethoven, Rossini and other Great Masters.
Also. Choice European and American MELO?
DIES, selected from Nineteen Popular Music
Books; besides, a large amount of NEW MUSIC,
composed and arranged expressly for this work.
Altogether, being tho most Complete Collection
of SACRED M'?LODI KS over published Ry
George O. Robinson, Charleston, S. C.
DIA lt (KS FOR 1869,
T \V EN TY VARIE T IES,
Jan 5 DUFFIE A CHAPMAN'S Rookstore.
New Buckwheat Flour.
BARRELS BUCKWHEAT FLOOR. 5 barrels
Golden Syrup. For sale byE. A G. D. HOPE.
Of Staple and Fancy
C. F. JACKSON'S.
NOW OFFERED IN
PLAIN AND FANCY SIEKS,
BLACK AND COLORED
AND ALL KINDS OF
FANCY WORSTED GOODS, at
C. F. JACKSON'S.
HAVING just re?
ceived a well solected
lot of choice imported
I will take plcaanre in
showing them to tho
lovers of pure good*.
No discount on them.
Neatly pntnp in boxen
and in great variety. TOYS in endless profusion.
JELLIES, FRESH FIGS.
New Rainins, Dates, Florida Orangen lind Lemons,
Bananas, Northern Apples, Nuts, of all kinds, Ac.
Manufactured daily, of pure sugar, wholesale and
o T? r> E n s
For Weddings ?nd Parties furnished ht short
notice, by JOHN MCKENZIE,
Nov 25 Greenfield's Kow. Main street.
GREGG, PALMER & CO.,
Ii ANKERS AND BROKERS.
Main Street, Winettotk'* Building,
COLUMBIA, SOUTH CAROLINA,
'Interest Allowed on Teposits.
Advancis Made on Cotton.
co h t
+9 r V
?J .il *
IT BAOS Strictly Ol oite Fun.il. FLOUR,
?)v_/ 100 id I-. Low Priced Flour.
For sale low i>v E. A G. T> HOPE.
Sugar and Coffee.
1 /\ tl FIDS. PORTO PICO SUGAR,
.Iv/ 60 bbl?. Refined Sugar,
75 reign Kio Coffee, all graden,
15 bags Java and Laguayra Coffee.
For salo low hy H. A. (> 1) HOPE.
Ale and Porter.
pr f\ DOZ. Muir A Son's F.dinbiyg ALE, 50 Doa.
*?\f Guinness A Sim's Dn'din I'or'er, n e?-ivud
md fur salo low by J. & '. .. AG . : Vf.