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KATANA, April 28.-The Spanish au?
thor i tibs delivered tho steamer Lloyd
Aspinwal), but the Captain refused to
aooept the steamer,, claiming an indem?
nity-of ?300 for every day'a detention.
TboOonaul-Goneral of the United States !
afc last accepted the steamer for the Go?
vernment, riu'd hoisted the American flag I
FABIS, April 29.-Political meetings
throughout the country are turbulent.
A mooting in this city, on breaking up,
waa vary noisy. Cries of "Vive la R??
publique/" and la Marsellaise, were heard.
The medical students are expected to
make further demonstrations on the
oponiog of college next Monday.
The Pope still persists in withholding j
M. Davies' note from the (Ecumenical
Council, notwithstanding the concur?
rence of the great powers expressed
About 800 refugees, who had been
compromised in the late troubles in
Spain, arrived io France yesterday.
LONDON, April 29.-The projeotfor a
ahip canal from Liverpool to Manchester
has boon revised. The Aroh-bisbop of
Canterbury is better.
The rumored assassination of the Ame?
rican Consul at- Jeddo, bas bad a de?
pressing effect on the Japanese loan.
Prom Waa Ul na Kin.
WASHINGTON, April 29.-In the Se?
nat?, r? bill was introduced, providing
for ? settlement of accounts between
railroad corporations and the United
In tho Houoo, tho Military Committee
reported adversely on ? bill permitting
rot?rod ar toy and navy officers to hold
oiyil office*. A motion to take np the
Lo oiei au a con tooted oleo ti on ca s e-Darell
against Bailey-waa negatived by a vote
of -A2 td 88. The Sen uto bill granting1
lands ip. aid M constructing a railroad
and telegraph from. Portland to Asteria
and MoMinuvill?, Oregon, passed-yeas
97;"nayo70. The Committee on Bank?
ing ond-Ourroncy reported a bill to in
In&jtQdl revenue recoipts to-day $749,
Sheridan telegraphs here that he goes1
Westward owing to tbe growing serious?
ness of Indian affairs. The steamer
Michigan, mounting twelve guns, has
been sent from Detroit, to watch the
English expo litton to Bed Bi ver.
There have been no official Cuban re?
ports received, but unofficial statements 1
show that the volunteers are in rebellion
against.Spain. They are said to hold
The Medical Teachers' Conveutiou met |
to-day, and organized itself into a Teach?
ers* Association, electing S. D. Gross, of
Philadelphia; President; D. W. Yandell,
of Louisville, vice-President; N. S.
Davis, of Chicago, Secretary.
In the Senate bills were introduced for
the settlement of accounts between
Southern Railroad corporations and the
United States Government, and to au?
thorize Hohool-masters in Arkansas to
enter lands for school purposes under
the homestead law.
Bill granting lands to aid in the con?
struction of a railroad in Florida, was
reported with amendments.
A bill passed to provide for the build?
ing of a post office, United Stutos reve?
nue abd other officers in Montgomery,
Alabama. Adjourned till Monday.
RICHMOND, April 29.-The Supreme
Court' of Appeals of Virginia deoided,
this .morning, at 10 o'clock, that the
enabling Act passed by the Legislature
was constitutional, and that Henry K.
Ellyson, and not George Chahoon, is the
lawful Mayor of this city, and that all
acts of Mr. Ellyson, in accordance with
State laws, are legal and bindiug. Mr.
Chahoon, under his formal agreement,
will retire from the field, and Mr. Elly?
son remaiuB Mayor of the city. The
Court was unanimous in its opiuiou.
Both Houses of the Legislature met I
in the capitol building to-day-the Sen?
ate in its chamber, and the House in the
Southern portico of the building. They
adopted a resolution to meet at tho Ex?
change Hotel temporarily. The death
of Senator Bland was announced and
appropriate eulogies pronounced by con?
The registration bill was finally passed.
Major Calvert, ex-State Treasurer, is
dying; as is also W. C. Dunbar, of Now
York; both victims of the late disaster.
Business houses still dosed.
There were five funerals this morning,
including that of Dr. J. B. Brock, of the
Enquirer, which was largely attended.
A delegation of the Washington press,
including Messrs. Arthur Shephard, of
the Republican; McBride, of tho Chroni- !
de, and Goodwin, of the Star, wore pre?
sent at Brock's funeral.
Twelve funerals of the victims of the
late disaster took plaoe to-day, including
E. M. Schofield, city assessor, and bro?
ther of Major-General Schofield, which
was attended by nearly 2,000 peo?
ple; the collector of the city taxes, Julius 1
A. Hob jon, and tho ohief of the fire de-1
Eartmeot, Wm. A. Charters, tho last |
oing attended ?by an un menso crowd,
tho body being convoyed on an engine,
with all the engines of tho department1
decorated with evergreens. A letter has
been written to General Canby, by Gov.
Walker, thanking him for his kindness
to the wounded in the late disaster. A
telegram was received by the Secretary
of State, to-day, from Mayor Fox, of
Philadelphia, stating that a subscription
was beiug raised in that city for the I
sufferers, and that Mr. Childs, of the
Public Ledger, had headed it with
$1,000. A merchant of Chicago has also
advised tho committee to draw on him
for necessary funds.
A delegation of citizens from Peters?
burg arrivod this morning to nttend the
obsequies of the victims.
At ? o'clock this afternoon, all the city
property in his possession was surreu
r.,?j?ar.i nnr^ii >?< 'I Uff i|W ?muk -?
'd?T?d by M?yor'?uabo?n to M^yor?lIy
son, in accordance with the decision ol
the Supreme Court of Appeals.
Ko further deatha have ooourred to?
ATLANTA, April 29.-In the House; the
only important action to-day, WM an ef?
fort to seat tix members claiming to havo
been elected ander authority of the old
organization. A resolution to that effect
? was adopted-yeas 66; nays- 59.
In the Seriate, resolutions were adopt?
ed continuing the tax Act of 1869; end.
authorizing the Governor to provide for
the payment of the public debt accruing
prior to July 1, 1870.
FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL..
COLUMBIA, April 29.-Sale? of cotton
for tho week, 358 bales, as follows: 19 at
20c; 29 at 20.!?; 83nt20>?; 145 at 21;
82 at 21>?.
NEW YORK, April 29-Noon.-Flour
5@10c. better Wheat l@2o. better.
Corn la. better. Pork steady-mess
28.75. Lard steady, at 16??@ 16%. Cot?
ton qniet, nt 23j?8'@23%. Stocka strong.
Money easy, at 5(3}6. Exchange-long,
9K; short 9;V8'. Gold 15^. Bonds 15>?.
Tennessee's, ex-coupon, 60^; new 76%;
"Virginia's, ex-coupon, 69%; new69^<>;
Louisiana's, old, 75; new 72 asked;
lovee 6's 64>?; 8s 91%; Alabama 8's 90;
5'a94??; Georgia 6'a 94; North Caroli?
na's, old, 47; new23)4; South, Carolina's,
7 P. M.-Cotton quiet and steady, with
salea of 2,200 bales-uplands 23.%; Or?
leans 23%. Flour-Obio 5.1O@6.10;
Western 4.75; Southern firm, at 6.10@
6,85. Wheat opened l@2c botter, but
closed quiet with advance lost. Corn a
Bhado, better-new mixed Westeru 1.10
(ai.13. Pork baavy, afc 28,75. Lard
steady. Whiskey unchanged. Rico quiet
-Caroling. 75(at25: G?oir? 1BJ?. So?
gar quiet. Coffee and Molasses doll.
BALTIMORE, April 29.--Flour quiet
and firm. Wheat steady. Corn steady
white firstname.lastname@example.orgK: yellow 1.11. Oats
64@66. Rye 1.0U@1.10. Pbrk 29.00.
Shoulders 13.J?@13j?. La-* 17. Whis?
CINCINNATI, April 29.-Corn firm.
Whiskey quiet, at 1.00(a) 1.01. Provisions
firmer. . Bacon held higher. Mess pork
29.00. Shoulders 121-.?; olear sides 17.
Nsw ORLEANS, April 29.-Cotton firm
and in fair demand-middling 22(?y22>4 ;
salea 3,590 balee; net receipts 6,427.
MoniijE, April 29.-Cotton easier
middling 21.>;;@21%; receipts 960 bales;
AUGUSTA, April 29.-Cotton market
quiet, but firm, with sales of 320 bales
receipts 192; middling 21 J??
SAVANNAH, April 29.-Cotton in mode?
rate demand-middling 21%; sales 500
bales; receipts 1,963; stock 39,272.
CHARLESTON, April 29.-Cotton steady
-middlings 21 J?; sales 200 bales; re?
ceipts 389; exports coastwiso 767; stock
10,175; net receipts of week 3,188; coast?
wise 27; total 3,215.
LONDON, April 29-Noon.-Consols
94?B*. Bonds 88.%.
LIVERPOOL, April 29-Noon.-Cotton
dull-uplands 11@11^; Orleans 11.%;
sales of the week 07,0U0 bales; exports
9.000; Bpecnlatiou 8,000; Btock 503,001),
of which American is 358,000; receipts
135,000, of which American is 95,000;
afloat 273,000; American 168.000.
LIVERPOOL, April 29-Evening.-Cot?
ton Btoady-uplands ll@lli^; Orleans
11.%; sales 10,000 bales.
WHOLESALE PRICES CURRENT.
oonuEOTEn WEEKLY BY THC noAno or TRADE.
APPLES, ^lbu.1 25@1 50
BACKUNO, Gunny 2GQ28
Dundoo ty yd 30?32
BALE HOPE, Mauil,?2G
BUTTER, Northern @50
Country, ty tt>.25?35
Sides, ty lb.... 17@18
COTTON YARNI 80?1 90
COTTON,Strict Md? 21
Middling .. .20-J?
Good Orduy, 19?
CHEESE, E.?.li?. 23?25
COFFEE, Kio, %?lbl8?22
FLOU n, Co. 8 00?900
Northern.G 00?11 00
GRAIN, Corn 1 45?1 50
Wheat ....1 G0?2 00
HAY, Nortn, tyuwi.2 00
LIME, ty bbl. 2 75
NowOrl'nsl 00? 1 10
Sugar H'se..75@l 00
NAILS, ty fcegS 50?fi 01)
ONIONS. "5JbuBl75@2 M)
SPECIE, Gold ?112
Silver. @1 08
POTAT'H, Irisl 50? I 7>"
Sweet, bus 1 75?2 26
RICE, Caroliualb 7?8i
SHOT, $hag. @2 75
SALT, Liverp. ?2 20
SPIRITS, Alcohol,gl7 10
Brandy . .4 00?12 00
Amorican..2 0t)?3 00
Jam. Rum.G 00@7 dd
N.E. "..2 0U?3()0
Rec ti lied. 1 35? 1 CO
StiOAii, Crus'd, 15? lb"
STARCH, ty tb... 9A@50
TEA, Green lbl00?2lu
Black,_1 00? l 10
TODACCO, Chw.G0@l 10
French_1 25? 1 G>)
WINE, Ckam.20@i8 IG
Port, $hjal300@5 7i?
Sherry... 3 50?6 G8
Madeira.. .2 50?8 50
Lost, Stolen or Strayed,
.SINCE April 18, from tho South
Caroliua Penitentiary,ono COW and
i HEIFEH. Cow red and whitoepot
,ted. Heifer red; about two years
oin. Cow marked with swallow fork iu left
oar; right oar slit. Any person giving informa?
tion (leading to tho recovery of tho same) to
tho Superintendent's Offico, will be suitably
rewarded. C. J. STOLdKAND,
April 2G G_Superintendent.
?870. Ice! Ice! Ice! ?87?
fl HIE COLUMBIA ICE HOUSE is now open
X for tho Season. Being thoroughly reju?
venated, I am now prepared to All all orders
(rom thc count rv that may be accompanied by
thocash. JOHN D. BATEMAN,
April 21 Imo Agent.
THE entiro contenta of my STORE, consist?
ing of Segars, Tobacco, and Pipes, of all
kinds. Tho Storo will also bo rented or sold.
Apply to I. GOODMAN,
April 2(5 fl Assembly street, near tho P. 0.%
MRS. S. A. SMITH,
EMPORIUM OF FASHIONS,
Show Koonin over G. F. Jackson's, Main slrett.
THE latost styles of BONNETS,
I HATS, just received. Also, plain
lind elegantly-trimmed DH ESK
? PATT tilt NS, of all the latest and
most reliable styles.
D R E 8 S - M A K I N G, in all its
branches, attonded with promptness, and on
I roasonablo terms. Ladles are invited to call.
April 9 Imo
?y -<t >}>?*.? ft?? f, vfT-fiiffi^plr''Vi'?r?nftftHi'i
LAXEST QUOTATIONS O?? SOUTHERN SE?
CURITIES IN OHAPTJUHTON. 8. C-Corrected,
BO mi-weekly, by A. O. Kauf mc n, Brokor,
No. 25 Broad street-April 29, 1870:
Hames of Securities. Kate In, O/er'd Asked.
North Carolina, old 6 . 46
N. Carolina, new.. 6 . 22
South Carolina, old G 85 .
S. Carolina, new.. 6 79 .
S. C. reg. Btk, ex in 6 . 80
Georgia, old. 7 . 91
Georgia, new. 7 . 93
Georgia. 6 . 86
Tennessee, old_ 6 . 59
Tennessee, now... 6 . 53
Alabama. 8 . 99
Alabama. 5 . 75
Atlanta, Ga., bonds 8 . 86
Augusta,Gu. bonds 7 79 .
Charleston stock.. 6 52 .
Chnr'n Fire Lu bds 7 . 76
Columbia.S.C.bds 6 . 70
Columbus, Ga.,bds 7 . 80
Macon, Ga., bonds 7 . 78
bouds, endorsed. 6 65 .
unendors'd 6 48 .
Savannah, Ga.,bds 7 83 .
Wilmington, N. C. 8 . 72
Wilmington, N. C. 6 58 60
Atlantioaud Gulf. 7 76 80
13. R. R., 1st mort 7 50 .
Central Georgi. 7 96 9?
Cbarleston and Sa. 6 . 70
C., C. &A. 7 . 87"^
Oheraw aud Darl'n 7 . 86
Georgia Railroad. 7 95 100
G. & C., 1st mor.. 7 80 .
G. & C., State guar 7 69 .
Mem phiB<fc Charles 7 85 .
N. Eastern p'st duo 7 . 90
N. Eastern, new... 8 . 88
Suv. & C., 1st mort 7 . 80
S. & C., State guar 7 . 75
South Carolina_ 7 . 79
South Carolina_ 6 . 73
Spart'g and Union. .7 60 .
RAILROAD STOCKS. Par.
Atlantic and Gulf. 10Q 37 .
Central Ga., ex div 100 . 120
C., C. & A.. .100 . 50
Georgia. 100 . 102
G. and C. R. R... 20 2 .
Macon and West.. 100 . 110
Memphis&Charles. 25 ?A}4 .
North-eastern- 50 T . -.
Sav. & Charleston. 100 . 35
S. C., whole shares 100 45 45K
S. C., half shares,. 50 . 22
capital 8500,000. 100 . 105
Jlst Nat Bk Ohor'n
capital 8400,000. 100 . 120
S. C. Loan &T. Co. }02
Car. Nat. Bk, Col'a.
Hank of Charleston
whole ts hares- 100 23 .
Bank Char. }.', shs. 5 ? ll % .
Union Bank S. C.. 50. 1).',
People's BaukS. C. 25 5?5' .
P. S? M. Bank S. C. 25 2% 2%
Bauk of Newberry. 25 . 4
Bank of Camden, 50 . 2
Others worth .ess.
Char. M. & M. Co. 100 . par
Wando M. .t M.Co. 100 .
Charra Gas Co... 25 . 2?J.?
Cb'uCity R.R.st'k 50 . 54
GranitevilloM. Co. 500 . 450
G. & C. R. cert, in. 66 .
S. C. lt. cert. ind..... Pftr
N. E. R. cert, ind. 65
City of Charleston
certificate iudebt. Par.
City Memphis coup. 70 .
N. E. R. pref, stock. 40
S. &U.R. p. d. con. 58 .
S. Sc C. lt. p. d. cou. 62 .
Sterling bills. 124,'.;,' 124>^
New York sight. par 1.1
Gold. 112 114
Silver. 105 103
S. C. RANK RILLS.
*Bank of Newberry.
Bank of Camden. 50 .
Bank Georgetown. 5 .
Bank of S. C. 5 .
Bank of Chester. 5 .
Bank of Hamburg. 2 .
Bauk of the State of
S. C., prior to '61. 58 .
Bauk State of S. C.,
issue '61 and '62 . 30 .
*P. &M. Bk. Char.
?People'? Bk Char.
*Union Bank Char.
?S.W.R.R. Bk, old.
Stuto Bank, Char. 2 .
Farmers'Ex. B'k C. }/,
Exchange Ba'k, Co.
Com'l Bauk, of Co. 1 .
Mer. Bank Ckeraw. 2 .
Plan. Bank Fairfield. 2 .
S. C. bills reeeiv. par
City of Charleston
ton change bills. par
fLess Stock dividend of 20 per ceut.
and cash dividend of 6 per ceut. JLess
cuah divideud of 6 per cent. Securities
moro in demand. Exchange favoring
buyers. Money easy. Bank rates 1 per
cent, a month on stock collaterals. Out?
side rate? arbitrary. Bunk uotesstagnant.
SQf Bills marked thus (*) are being
redeemed at tho bank counters of each.
OFFICE SINKINU FUND COMMISSION.
CULUMUIA, H. C., April 2>, 1870.
NOTICE is hereby given that tho Commis?
sion is now propared to receivo proposais
tor tho purchase of Stock owned by tho Staio.
All communications must bo addressed to tho
undersigned. J. H. ItAlNEY,
Secretary Sinking Fund Commission,
April 2G 22 Columbia. S. C.
aa- Charleston Republican, Neuss ana Cou?
rier oopy for twenty-two days._
Digest of New York Reports,
BY Clinton A Waite, flvo volumes, $25; Ab?
bott's Digest, eight volumos, $50; both to
Iii'?'.). Also, a frosh supply of Abbott's Forms,
two volumes, $12; Wnitaker's Practico, two
volurno*; Tillingbast A Shearman's Practice;
Howard's Annotated Code, $6; Edwards on
Keferees (under tho Code;) Tyler on Cover?
ture, Ac. and othor now law books.
April 26 ' BK Y AN A McOARTER.
D R Y GOODS,
Store to be Enlarged.
IN consequence of tho great increase in oar
business, ft has become necessary to enlarge
our storo, to effect which, our atock on hand
must bo groatly roduced. We aro prepared to
offer great inducements to buyers, Goods will
be sold ata fraction above cost.
Visitors, friends, and tho public generally,
aro respectfully invited to avail themselves of
this favorable and very rare opportunity to
purchase DRY GOODS at amazingly low prices.
Everything appertaining to a Drat class trado
may be found in stock, at
J. H. A M. L. KINARD'S,
First door South of Columbia Uotol.
THE conos STATES
LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY.
General Office al Macon, Georgia.
PF which $100.000 is deposited, as required
by tho charter, with State authorities of
ueorgia, and $50,000 in South Carolina, ander
Act of Legislature, for tho security of policy
Tho b?sinesa of this strictly Southern and
Home Company ia confined by law to legiti?
mate Life Insurance alone. POLICIES ISSUED
os ALI. rur. AFPBOVED MUTUAL PLANS. The
Company hus alao added tue Tontine System
(of dividends) to its other plana'. (See Ma?
Ninety per cent, of profits on the Mutual
business divided annually among all the Mu?
tual Policy-holders, without exception. One
third LOAN ON PREMIUMS given when
desired - tho interest to be provided for by the'
Company out of tho Dividends. Notos for
Premium Loane nor required. Ifon-partici
paling Policies granted at greatly reduced
GOLD POLICIES tcill be issued to those
Ample provision AGAINST FORFEITURE of Po?
licies tn the expressed terms of the contract;
and rights of Policy-holders clearly defined in
Policies. ANNUITIES, with participation in
Profits, granted. Tho Company wilt always
purchase ita Policies at thoir cash value when
Wo offer tho people of tho Stato tho samo
financial security as Northern Mutual Compa?
nies, the accumulating premiums of tho in?
sured, and in addition thereto, a Capital
commencing with $50i,000.
This State represented in the management
at Macon by South Caroliua Stockholders.
We. tho undersigned, having examined thc
Charter and Prospectus of the "Cotton States"
Life Insurance Company, (Parent Offico, Ma?
con, Ga.,) do chcertully recommend it to tho
?leonie of North and South Carolina as a re
iable Southern Institution, Mutual in its work
int;, and strictly confined to tho business of
Life Insurance, with a guaranteed capital
ample for Bafety; and *$100,0U0 securely in?
vested (to accord with the requirements ot the
Charter) for tho security of policy-holders.
Col. Wm. Johnston, President C., 0. and A.
R. lt., Gen. John A. Young, President Kock
Irland Factory, N. C., Ex-Uov. Z.B. Yance,
Attornoy-at-Law; Col. T. IL Brem, Joseph H.
Wilson. Attorney-at Law, Charlotte, N. C.
Gen. Wade Hampton, Joseph D. Popo, Attor
ney-at-Law, John W. Parker, M. D , Col. J. G.
Gibbes, Factor and Commission Merchant,
Columbia, S. C. Blauding A Richardson, At?
tor nevs-at-Law, A. A. Gilbert, Editor Sumter
Watchman, S. C. H. 1*. Hammett, President
Greenville and Columbia Railroad. Col. A.
C. Haskell, Attornoy-at-Law, A N. Talley. M.
D. , Prof. ti. O. University, C. D. Melton, Hon.
W. F. DeSauosuro, Columbia, S. C. Col Jas. H.
Rion, Hon. W. R. Robertson, Wiunsboro, 8. C.
Gen. M. C. Butler, Gen. lt. O. M. Dunnuvant,
Edgetield, H. C. Hon. A. P. Aldrich. Barn?
well, S. C. Gen. W. W. Barbee, Marion, S. 0.
Geo. A. '"renholm A Son, Charleston, 8. C.
Gen. E. M. Law, Yorkville, ti. C. B. D. Boyd,
President Bank Newberry, S. C. Hon. J. A.
?ug?s, Maryland University, formerly of 8. C.
Gen. Robert Toombs, Georgia, Hon. John P.
King, Augusta, Ga., and others.
OFFICERS AT MACON, GEORGIA.-William B.
Johnston, President; Wm. S. Holt, Vico-Froai
dont; George 8. Obtar, Secretary; John W.
Burke, General Agent; C. F. McUay, Actuary;
W. J. McGill, fcmporiutendent of Agencies;
James Morcer Green, Medical Examiner.
ADVISORY BOARD OK POLICY-HOLDERS, NORTH
AND SOUTH CAROLINA.-Gen. Richard H. An?
derson, (Sumter,) President; Col. James H.
Rion, Winnoboro; Col. Wm. Wallace, Colum?
bia; Dr. Samuel W. Bookhart, Fairfield; Col.
James Farrow, Spartanbnrg; Col. B. W. Ball,
Laurens; B. D. Boyd, President Bank, New?
berry ; Col. James G. GibbOH, Columbia; Capt.
Samuel Stradley, Greenville; Gen. E. M. Law,
Yorkville ?.Cen. John D.Kennedy, Camden, Ac.
LAVAL, BLACK A GIBBES,
Gen'l Ag'ta for North and South Carolina,
Office Columbia, S. C.
*$50 010 sinco deposited in South Carolina.
April 28 j_
BOOT, SHOE, OAT & TRU.\K HOUSE
HAS just received a very largo and beauti?
ful stock of SPRlNt? GOODS, eelectod
with great caro, which will bo disposod of as
low as the times will admit, lt is enough to
say to tho public, that our buyer was in tho
market late in tho eoason, and reaped thu
benefit of tho recent and very great decline in
prices. In BOOTS and SHOES. 1 nave every?
thing the eye could fancy, and each article
warranted aa rt presented. My ?tock ol HATS
can't bo surpassed in style and quality, and
will guarantee pritos as low us any houno in
I havo paid special attention to my Jobbing
Stock, in both branches, and am prepared to
offer rare inducements to tho trado.
Be sure to call ono door North of Columbia
Hotel, as early as posbiblc, and sccuro bar?
gains. A. SMYTHE.
WE will pay $5,000 for tho recovery of tho
Cunoucy, Gold and Lank Bills, stolon
from our Bank on tho night of Saturday, ICth
inst., or ten percent, upon tho valuo of any
portion thereof, and $1,000 for ovideuco to con?
vict tho thieves.
April 19 SCOTT, W ILLIAMS A CO.
The Champion Gas Cook 8tovo
AMD PORTABLE OAS LIGHTS will be on
exhibition at Win. K ob in BO n'a, corner of
Assembly and Washington streets, near tho
Market, for a few days only. Both tho Steve
and Lights hare attracted great attention and
been taken hold of extensively wherever exhi?
bited, say, Virginia, North Carolina and the
North-west. For neatness, cheapness and ex?
pedition in cooking, thia 8tovo excels anything
now beforo the public. The ladies and gen?
tlemen are respectfully invited to call and see
for tbemBolves, without delay.
April 29 2?_D. F. PUTT, Agent.
FEARFUL LY LOW PRICES!
Entirely New Styles
LINEN GOODS, LINEN SUITS,
White, Figured and EuiYPiqneo, Grena?
dine, Lace, Challio and Shetland
ALEXANDER KID GLOVES, Cassimeres,
Cloths and Cottonades, Prints, Domes?
tics, Carpets, Oil Cloths and Mattings; White
Goods, Hosiery and Notions. .
Oar superior facilities for buying Goods ena?
bles us to meet the closest competition fro m
any quarter. W. D. uovw <** CO.,
Columbia Hotel Building.
W. D. LOVE.
B. B. Mcfl BEERY._ April 2*
Bay to the Best Advantage,
W. A. CARR ft co.,
Bridge street, near Gates, -
Queuer stX Q-rooer?
SSKT^I SELL GOODS as Oboap. if not Cheap
Ba^ifier tna? aDT uouse in Columbia. Give
jy^toflthom a trial. March 10
DICKSONS IMPROVED COTTON SEED,
ROWN from Beed purchased directly ol
VX Mr. David Dickson, in 1867, and carefully
preserved from miling or adulteration with
I will deliver tho Seed, sacked in good order,
at tho Louisville Depot, South Carolina Rail?
road, at $2.00 per bushel, for any amount un?
der 5 bushels, or at $1.50 per bushel, for all
amounts in excess of 5 bushels.
A. P. AMAKER, St. Matthew's, S. O.
I respect fully refer to tho below named gen?
tlemen, who purchased Seed of me last spring,
tor information touching the purity and supe?
riority of the Seed, to wit: Hon. T. J. Good?
wyn, Dr. A. R. Tabor, Fort Motto ; P. M. Hou?
ser, Esq., and Wm. Pauliing, Esq., St. Mat?
thew's ; L. R. Beckwith, Esq., Jamison's; and
Captain F. H. W. Briggmanu aud W. B. Muller,
Esq., Orangoburg Court Houso ; all cf Orange
burg Countv. S. C. Feb ll 3mo*
Must be Soldi!
WE have about $10.000 in CLOTH?
ING, more than wo can realize on
this Spring, and wc are anxious to
get rid of some of it, and will sell
VERY CHEAP for that purpose.
Our stock is tho largest, in our
line, that has ever been brought
to this city. Handsome Goods,
and bought right. Large lino of
BOY'S AND CHILDREN'S STRAW
HATS AND CLOTHING. Now
styles of MEN'S "VENTILATOR
Beat Fitting SHIRTS. It ia now
generally admitted that we aro
making to order THE FINEST
CUSTOM-MADE GARMENTS IN
THE STATE. Call and examine
R. ?Sc \V. C. SWAPFIELD.
Life and Tontine Assurance Company
of the South,
2!) Droad s'reet, Charleston, S. C.,
HAVING deposited $50,000 with tho Comp?
troller-General for the protection of its
poiicy-hohlora, wid issue tho ubual forms ol
Lifo and Endowment Policies.
It >s thc most liberal Company lo the Assured
in the World!
Tho Charter gnarantees to tho assured tho
cash surrend'r value of his policy aftor one
.ummd premium has been paid, except incase
It is tho only purely mutual Company in the
It has no Stockholders. Ali surplus profits
must bo divided muong tho policy-holders.
It is thoroughly conservative.
Its investments aro confined by charter to
tho most solid securities, and it is under man?
agement of men of well-ettabliuhcd ability
Persons desiring any information will please
communicate with any of tho officers.
WM. MCBURNEY, President.
E P. ALEXANDER, Vice Pres. and Act.
GEO. E. BOGGA. Sec'y and Gen. Agt.
JOHN T. DARBY, M. D., Med. Adviser..
Bonds and Stooks.
GOLD AND SILVER.
UNCU RUENT BANK BILLS,
Coupons. Mutilated Currency, Ac, A?.,
Ac, bonght and sold by D. GAMBItILL,
^ Febl5 3mo OffJuo Columbia Hotel Building.
Horses, Callie, ?c.,
BY D C. PEIXOTTO & BON.
ON MONDAY MORNING, May 2. at 10 o'clock,
in front ot tba Court House, we will Boil,
Horses, Mulos and Cattle.
Terms cash. April 30
Valuable Heal Ettal*'.
D. C. PEIXOTTO & BON, Auctioneers.
Richard Davis, Martha A. Davis vt. Ann Sou
den ,\V. 8. Davis et lal.
IN pursuance of tho decretal order of April
22d, wo will soil, at public auction, on the
first MONDAY in May next, the following real
estate in the city of Columbia:
1st. All that lot of land, in the city of Co
? lumbia, with tho residence thereon, kitchen,
?cc, bounded on the East by Barnwell street,
measuring thereon one hundred and four feet,
(104 feet, ) moro or leas; North by a lot now or
formerly belonging to Gen. Gwynn; Westby
lot of Joshua Soudon. deceased; South by lot
of Mrs. Rebecca Kirkland. The house con?
tains five rooms, and is at present occupied by
2d. Also, all tbat lot or parcel of land, situ?
ate on Gervais street, in the city of Columbia,
fronting on that street 104 feet 4 inches, moro
or less, bounded on West by lot of John
McCammon; South by lot belonging to estate
of Joshua Soudon; East by lot of Gen.
Gwynn, now occupied by A. G. Mackey; said
lot bas a house upon it containing six rooms,
stablos, kitchen, out-houses, Ao. ?2 ''
Tenus OF SALK-One-half cash; balanc? in
one and two years, secured by bond, bearing
interest at the rato of seven per cont, per
annum, and mortgage of .the prpmlscs. Pur?
chasers to pay for papers, stamps. Ao.
The above property, eau' be1' treated for iirl
vatoly prior to day of sale. ? April 24
Granite, Marble and Ir on ForSale.
STATE OF 80?TB CAROLINA,
COLUMBIA. April 16ylWO.
IN conformity with a concurrent resolution
of tho two Houeoo of tba General Aaqqmbly.
directing th? Governor "to haye ^hecOajiit<A
I Grounds cleared of tho rubbish, ana obst ac) os
with which they ?re1 now ^<ramb'or?Vtya|ltf tc?
dispose. Pf?- by public :auction, ouch' ', of ? Ul?
bnOdinomptpnata, old iron, Ao_;, QQ, UPQU
proper Examination, may,bo deemed anaTA?
?blo for completing the State qapltoL/? notice
is hereby givan that od TUE8D?T,;Hay ?. af
10 o'clock ?, m., will be ;aoid,< at tho Capitol
Square, a large quantity of damaged Granito,
and Marble, Old iron, wrought and cast, Steel
Chisels, Ac., ami other matorfals unavailable
for completing the 8tate Capitol. ' '
TEUMS, cash on doli very, on d the materials
to bo removed aa, soon as practicable.
JACOB LEVJNV Auctioneer,
By Order1 of the Go vern br. ,
April 10 %6 J. E. GREEN, Ag OL?.
sar Charleston Repu Wicancopy 6 times ead.
Free List Entirely Suspendod.
THE Stockholders, their families tnd friends
are respectfully invited to examine the
most extensive stock of
DIAMONDS, WATCHES, JEWELRY,
SILVER AND PLATED WARE,
FANCY ARTICLES, &C,
AT THE ESTABLISHMENT OF
Special inducements are offered to pur?
chasers, in consequence of the low price of
gold, in the lolloping articles:
Fine 18K. Gold Pendant Winding, United
States, Elgin and American WATCHES.
Also, a large assortment of 8wiaa WATCHES,
in Gold and Coin Silver Cases.
Ladies'and Gent's GOLD CHAINS.
Ladies' and Misses' Half Sets, Bracelets,
Charms, Ear Rings, Brooches, Ao., Ac.
Solid Silver Ware, Meriden Triple-Plated
Ware, Fancy French Clocks, all gradea of
American Clocks, Musical Instruments, Pis?
tols, <fcc, Ac.
Particular attention is called to a large' as*
sortment of Fans, Portmonaiea, ana Card
Cases, which will bo sold very low.
REPAIRING OF WATCHES AND JEWELRY
personally attended to and warranted.
__ Columbia Hotel Row, Columbia, 8. C.
KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS,
S. W. PORTER & CO.,
Havo just roturned from Now York, (the se?
cond time this season,) with another fine and
well-selected stock of choice
Which they are now offering to the trade
VERY LOW DOWN.
Wc call especial attention to our
Dress Goods Department,
Only asking a call from the ladies, feeling
sure wo can please them. We believe we are
CHEAPEST GOODS IN COLUMBIA.
In Spring and Snmmer
For Men's and Boys'wear, wo defy competition.
In fact, tho slaughter we aro now making in
DRY GOODS is really fearful to behold. Call
and see for yourselves, and yon will be con?
vinced. 8. W. PORTER tt CO.,
April 15 _Main street.
Information for All.
VISITORS to tho city during the present
weok will doubtless wish te take advan?
tage of tho occasion to purchase DRY GOODS
to '.alie home to their families and friends,
and, as tho timos aro straightened, every one
ivisi.es to buy to tho best advantage, and by
calling at C. F. JACKSON'S CHEAP DRY
GOODS STORE, their object can bo fully ac?
complished. Ho has on hand a full and com?
pleto stock of everything usually kept in a
Ur.st class establishment, and ho plodgea him?
self to givo entire satisfaction as to tho quality
and price of his Goods.
Call at his Storo, on Main street, Columbia,
S. C.. next door to tho Nati mal Bauk, wht-ra
he will bo pleased to seo you, and ahow any
article w tuted, in his lino of business.
April 27 C. F. JACKSON.
To the Public in General.
IHAVE better COTTON SEED than any
man who advertises Sned for sale. Mine
is tho improved BOYD PROLIFIC, which ex?
cels any othor. Tho price is $2.50 per bushel.
A.i examination of my proofs will bo convinc?
ing. 1 refer to Jocob H. Wells and J. D. Hilt.
Call and look at tho growth, iu Butcher Town.
Deo 3_N. POPE.
Butter and Cheeta
CHOICE Goshen BUTTER and prime
Factory CHEESE, just received, and for
salo low hy J. * T. lt. AGNEW.