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COLUMBIA, a c.
Wein:Glay Morning, December 14, '70.
Tho Bmploymout of Troops In Civil
We observe, with satisfaction, that this
subject baa beou brought up in Congress.
Senator Casserly, of California, has call?
ed'upon President Grant to explain his
conduct in this regard. This is proper.
Lot .us see if the disposition exists in
Copgress to arrest the tendency to mili?
tary despotism, which of lute hos been
80 marked. In this conncotion we notice
also the indignant and manly protost
of Senator Bayard uguinst tho uso of the
military in Delaware, duriug the recent
CONFKKENOB APJPOINTMKNTS.-Mr. John
A. Elkins, of the Christian Neighbor, will
accept our thanks for the following cor?
rect list of
CHARLESTON UI8TRICT-A. M. CIIRIETZ
DERO, P. E.
Trinity and Cumberland-J M Carlisle.
Bethel-T E Wannamakcr.
Spring Streot-J T Wightman.
Cooper River-L C Loyal.
Cooper Rivor Mission-To bc supplied.
Cypress ct-To ho ?suppliod by A R
Wolterboro-B G Jones.
St George's-W Hatto.
St George's Mission-To bc supplied.
Eastern Orange-W Carson.
Providence-J C Stoll; E J Penning?
St Mathew's-J W Grid er.
Upper St Mathew's-J E Watson,
BAMBERG niSTBICT-? M KENNEDY, P E.
Bamberg-T Raysor; R B Tarrant, su?
Blackville-J W Mclloy.
Ediato-J E Penny.
Barnwell-R R Dngnall.
Aiken-G J Griffiths.
dranitcvillo miss-J C Miller.
Upper Orange-J S Beasley.
Branchville-D J Simmons.
. Colleton-C Wilson, W D Kirkland.
Allendale-W A Clurke.
Black Swamp- J B Campbell.
Hardeeviile-J R Coburn.
COLUMBIA OISTBICT-S lt UROWNK, P E.
Washington Street-M Brown.
City miss-To bc supplied.
Marion Street-W W Mood.
Columbia ct-J A Clifton.
Richland Fork-G W Gatlin.
Lexington-G W M Creighton.
Lexington miss-To bo supplied.
East Cbeater-J M Boyd.
Chester-E J Meynardic, R D Smart.
Winnsboro-A tl Qantt.
Fairfield-J LShuford, R N Wells.
Edgefield-J W Uumbert.
Little Saluda ct-J H Zimmerman.
SUMTER ntSTBICT-W II FLEMING, P E.
Sumter-II A C Walker.
Sumter ct-S J Hill.
Santec-J L Sifley.
Manchester miss-To be supplied.
Lynchburg-L M Little.
Bishopvillc-S A Weber; A McCorquo
Darlington ct-P G Bowman.
Chesterfield-J B Platt.
Zoar-To be supplied hy C A Tlyler.
Cbcraw-J .F England.
Westfield miss-To be supplied by A J
Lancaster-J lt Little.
Hnnging Rock-S Jones.
Upper Lynelle's Creek-To bc supplied.
Camden-A J Stokes.
MARION DISTRICT-I W KELLY, 1> E.
Marion-R R Pegues.
Marion ct-W W Jones.
Little Rock-W C Power.
Bennettsvillc_J A Porter.
Buck Swamp-T Mitchell, ET Hodges.
North Mnrlbopo~W L Pogues.
Liberty Chanel-A J Stafford.
Lynelle's Creck--S P II El wei?.
Darlington-W T Capers.
Timmonsville-G II Wells.
Georgetown-A W Walker.
Black Mingo ct and miss-D W Scale.
Conwayboro and Bueksvillc-W Thomas.
Conwayboro ct and miss-T W Muu
Waccamaw ct and miss C Betts, super?
numerary; one to bc supplied,
8P A RT ANDI* UU DISTRICT-T O UEHDERT, P E.
Spartanburg-C II Pritchard.
Spartanburg ct and miss-To be supplied;
J D Carpenter, supernumerary.
Cherokee miss-R C Oliver.
Rich Hill-N K Melton.
Pacolet-J S Connor.
Fair Forest-To be supplied.
Unionvillc and ?ardis-C Thonutson.
Cane C;eek and Goshen Hill-T J Clyde.
Belmont-J R Massebenu.
Yorkville-fi M Royd; L A Johnson, sup.
Rock Hill-M A Connolly: U H Alston,
Gowansvilln-J C Crl*p.
Hpartiinhurg Female College-S B Jones,
? S Lander.
Wollbrd College-A M Sllipp, President:
W Smith, A ll Lester, Professors.
OREBKVILLK DISTRICT-ll P FRANKS, I' E.
Greenville-O A Darby.
Greenville et-J Attuway.
Reid ville-J W'utts; J A Wood, sn]).
Pickcnsville-(J T Harmon.
Walhalla-D J McMillan: F M Morgun,
Williainstoii-R L Harper.
Seneca-D 1) Ityars.
Anderson-W A I lodges.
Anderson ct-C V Harnes.
Pendleton-J R Tray wick: om-to he sup.
COKESSl'KT DISTRICT-ll Jl MOOD, !. K.
Cokcsburyct-J W Murray.
Abbeville-(J F Round.
Abbeville et-J J Workman.
Lowndcsvillo-A J Cant hen.
Ninety-six-P F Kistler.
Kalmia Hiver Mission-W II Lawton.
Dom's Mine-R L Duffle.
Edgell chi miss-'I' S Daniel, sup.
Laurens et-J TKilgo; one to bo supplied.
Tumbling Skoals-,1 Finger.
Newberry-J A Mood.
^Newberry et-A P Avant.
Agent for Wollbrd College-W P Monz?n.
Agent for Washington Street Church ill
J S Nelson, M il Hoyle mid H F Dixon
were transferred lo N. C. Conference.
II J Morgan transferred lo Nortb-WCSl
The next session of thc Conference to he
held at Spartunburg.
TUESDAY. DEOEMBKB 18, 1870.
The Senate met ait 19 m.
M*. Smalls submitted a petition from
tho County Commissioners of George
town, for power to Iovy a speoial tax of
two mills, and introduced a bill for that
Mr. Nash presented the potition of the
officors of tho College of South Carolina,
for a grant of $9,050, in consideration of
Tbe Committee on Incorporations re?
ported unfavorably on a bill to incorporate
tho Pleasant Grove Church, of Darling?
Mr. Wbittomore introduced a bill to
amend "An Act to define the jurisdiction
and regulato tho practico of Probato
Mr. Hayne introduced a bill to repeal
tho Act establishing a State Police.
Mr. Cardpzo introduced a bill to em?
power the State to maintain beneficiaries
in the Lunatic Asylum, instead of the
several Counties, as heretofore.
Mr. Wimbusb, from the Committee on
Incorporations, reported bills to incor?
porate the Young Men's Brotherly Asso?
ciation of Charleston ; also, to incorporate
the Stonewall Fire Engine Company.
Mr. Corbin presented a memorial
against the passage of the bill in r?f?r?
en?a to the usury law. Referred to tho
Committee on the Judiciary. Ajeo, the
petition of John Phillips, praying for a
re-issue of State stock. Also, introduced
a joint resolution authorizing the State
Treasurer to re-issue to John Phillips
certain certificates of stock.
Mr. Wimbush introduced a bill to
amend "An Act to revise, simplify and
abridge the rules of practice. Sec., of thc
Courts of the State.
A resolution authorizing the Commit?
tee on Privileges and EleetionB to send
for persons amt papers, in the contested
election caso of P. B. Tompkins vs. F.
A. Clinton, as Senator from Lancaster
County, was laid on the table.
A bill to alter and amend "An Act to
alter and amend tho charter of the city
of Greenville, and for other purposes,"
was read a second time in tho Committee
of the Whole
A resolution to require the Printing
Committeo to advertise for proposals for
the printing was referred to the Com?
mitteo on Printiug.
A resolution to direct the Committeo
on Privileges and Elections to inquire ns
to the eligibility of Hon. D. T. Corbin
to a seat in the Senate was withdrawn,
and a substitute adopted.
Tho Senato then went into executive
session and adjourned.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
The House met at 12 m.
Mr. Wilkes, from the Judiciary Com?
mittee, reported a bill to repeal so much
of the law as prohibits dorks of oourls
from practicing law, and recommending
that it do not pass. Laid over for a
second reading. Also, a concurrent reso?
lution to employ nn additional Solicitor
to assist tho Attorney-General in prepar?
ing papers for the General Assembly,
which wus adopted; also, a resolution to
proparo a bill to reduce the pay of
County Commissioners and other of?
ficors, und recommended that it be re?
ferred to tho Committee on County Of?
fices and Officers. Adopted.
Mr. Whipper, from the same Commit?
tee, reported ou a bill to regulato the right
of (ravel, and recommended that it do
not pass. Lnid over for a second reading.
Tho Committee on Engrossed Bills re?
ported as duly and correctly cngrossedju
bill to vest the title of the State to a lot
iu tho villago of Oraugeburg, in the
purchaser or purchasers, under a salo by
decree of tho Probate Court of Charles?
ton. Ordered to bo sent to the Senate.
The Committee on County Offices and
Officers reported on a bill to extend the
time for officers to qualify, and recom?
mended that it do pass, with certain
amendments. Laid over for a second
The Committee on Education reported
on tho account of N. E. Edwards, and
the petitions of sundry persons, und re?
commended that they bo referred to the
Committee on Claims. Adopted.
Mr. Wilkes gave notico of a bill to
protect the right of parents, and to pro
vent tho taking away of persons under
twenty-ono years of age; also, a bill to
renow "An Act to perpetuate testimony ;"
also, introduced a resolution requesting
Congress to grant aid to complete tho
Blue Ridge Railroad. Referred to tho
Committeo on Railroads.
Mr. Kayne presented tho account of
James Washington and others; referred
to tho Committee on Contingent Ac?
Mr. Myers introduced a bill to repeal
"Au Act to amend an Act providing for
the nssossmont of taxes;" referred to its
Mr. Samuel Greene obtained lcavo of
absence for fivo days.
Mr. Smith introduced a bill to estab?
lish a hospital for tho poor in Christ
Church Parish, Charleston County; ro
ferrcd to tho Medical Committee.
Mr. Davis offered a resolution that tho
General Assembly take a recess from tue
22d day of December till tho 10th day of
January, 1871; made tho special order
j for to-morrow ut 1 o'clock,
j Mr. Dennis gave notice of a bill to
pr?vido for tho better protection of life
against (hinger from steam boilers,
Mr, Uojomon presented tho petition of
tho Charleston Laud Company, for a
ferry from tho city of Charleston to
various points on Wando River.
A bill to regulato tho system of labor
was referred to tho Committee on Labor
and the Committee on tho Judiciary.
Mr. Ford introduced a bill to repeal
tho charter of tho Goose Creek Bridge;
referred to tho Committeo on Roads,
Bridges uud Ferries.
Mr. Hedges gavo notice of bills to
authorize tho appointment of a Commis?
sion of Pilotage; also, to establish a class
of apprentices to learn the pilot trade;
also, the petition of J. Pinckney, for
payment of balance of claim for service
aa Bob o ol-teacher ; refereed to tho Oom
mittee on Olaims.
Mr. Lovy presented the memorial of
the Charleston Chombor of Ocmmerco,
against the repeal of the usury laws,
lief or rod to the Committee on Ways and
Means. Aleo, introduced a bill to oompol
Opnnty Treasurers to receive County
orders for faxes. Bead and referred.
Mr. Hurley gave notice of ? bill to au?
thorize tho City Council of Oharleston
to issue policies of insurance; also, to
fund so much of the city debt as per?
tains to railroad purposes. Referred to
the Committee on Ways nnd Means.
Mr. Yooum introduced a bill to regu?
late the manner of drawing jurors. Ro
ferred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Mri B. C. Evuus obtaiued leavo of ab
senco for six days.
Mr. Tarleton introduced a bill to pro?
vide for tho protection of the poor. Re?
ferred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Mr. Thomas presented tho petition of
the citizens of colletou for the formation
of a new County, from portions of Colle
ton, Charleston and Orangeburg.
Mr. Smalls gave notice of n bill to re?
peal theoharter of the Rautowlo's Bridge
Mr. Humbert introduced a bill to pre
vont persons charged with crime from
hoing triod when absout from Court.
Referred to the Committee on tho Judi?
Mr. Leo offered a joint resolution au?
thorizing the County Commissioners of
Edge?eld to levy a special tax. Refcrrod
to tho Committee on Ways and Means.
Mr. Jones introduced a bill to em?
power tho County Commissioners of
Georgetown to levy a spocial tax. Re?
ferred to the Committee on WayB and
A message was received from the Go
vernor, transmitting the report of the
Adjutant and Inspeetor-Gcneral. Re
forred to the Committee on Military.
Also, transmitting tho report of tho
Comptroller-General. Referred lo tho
Committee! on Ways aud Means.
Mr. Garey iutroduced a bill to prevent
aud punish vagrancy.
Mr. Adamson introduced a joint reso?
lution, authorizing tho County Commis?
sioners of Kershaw to levy a special tax
for building a jail. Referred to the Com?
mittee on Ways und Moans.
Mr. Garoy introduced a bill to regu?
lato contraots for farm labor. Referred
to tho Cgmrnitteo on Labor.
Mr. Sellers gave notice of a bill to
amend "Au Act to provide for the keep?
ing in repair of public highways," ap?
proved March 1, 1870.
Mr. Reedish gave notico of a bill to
alter "An Act to abridge and simplify
the rules and practico of tho Courts of
Mr. Jamison introduced a resolu?
tion requiriug the Committee on Print?
ing to submit all bids for printing within
a week, which was laid on the table.
Mr. Hagood introduced n bill to
de?no the law in relation to certain ease?
ments. Received its first rending and
referred to tho Committee on tho Judi?
Mr. Jas. Davis submitted tho petition
of tho Professors of the South Carolina
University, relative to salaries unpaid.
Referred to tho Committco ot) Educa?
Mr. Qoodson introduced a bilLto pro?
hibit exorbitant prolits on sale by retail
dealers aud others. Referred to the
Mr. Ramsay presented the olaims of
A. L. Singleton, l?oferred to the Com?
mittee on Claims.
Mr. Mobley introduced bills to repeal
"Au Act to establish a Stale police;" re
ferrcd to the Committco on Military.
Also, to repeal "An Act to establish a
State police," and to authorize the Go?
vernor to cull.out the militia; referred
to the Committco on Military. Also, to
prohibit tho peddleing of ardent spirits.
Also, offered a resolution that tho Ser?
geant at-Arms have the gallery aud steps
covered with suitable mattiug. Adopted.
Mr. Nuckles introduced a bill to au?
thorize County Commissioners of cer?
tain Counties to levy a special tax.
Referred to tho Committee on Ways
Mr. Frost gave notico of bills to con?
solidate the olliccs of Land Commissioner
and Commissioner of Agricultural Sta?
tistics. Also, to secure to Couuty ofli
cers thc payment of their dues by County
Mr. White presented tho petition ol
citizens for tho incorporation of thc
tov/n of Yorkvillo. Referred to the
Committee on Incorporations. Also,
gave notico of a bill to regulato the
manner of collecting taxes.
Mr. Jones presented the petition of S.
T. Atkinson, Solicitor of tho Third Cir?
cuit. Referred to the Committee ou
Tho Senate sent to tho Uouso a bill tc
provide a salary for tho Lieutenant
Governor; referred to tho Committee
ou Ways and Means. Also, a bill tc
mako an appropriation for tho payment
of mileage and por diem of members ol
tho General Assembly, and other ex?
penses; referred to tho Committee on
Ways and Means. Also, a message in?
forming tho House that joint resolu?
tions to investigate th? claims of school?
teachers, and to appoint a committee tc
investigate tho a Qui rs of tho Land Com
mission, word laid on thc tablo. Also, thc
report of tho Committee on Claims nut]
Grievances, on tho account of Bryan A
McCarter; referred to tho Committee ot:
Olainn. Also, a resolution to appoint r
special committee to investigate thc
matter of tho Land Commission.
A communication was reooived from
tho Land Commissioner, Btatiug that ht
will submit his report us soon us possible
which was received as informal ion.
Tho Chair laid boforo tho House sun
dry accounts of Chorlos Minort one
Mr. Whipper moved that n speoia
committco of iivo bo appointed, to whore
shall ho referred tho above and all othei
accounts pertaining to the titting up 61
the State House. Adopted.
Messrs. Denuis, Derrick, Hurley,
Doyle and Smart wera, appointed to !
draft resolutions relative to the death of |
Mr. Hurley introduced a bill to givo
power to the City Council of Charleston
to issue policies of insnranoe. Befer
red to tho Committee of Ways and
Mr. Boston obtained an extension of
leave of absence for five days.
? bill to extend tho time for officers to
qualify was amended aud ordered to a
The House thou proceeded to tho con?
sideration of a concurrent resolution (by
Mr. Myers) to authorize Comptroller
General to take out a policy of insurance
on furniture, fcc, in cnpitol building.
Adopted and sent to tho Senate.
A bill supplementary to an Act enti?
tled "An Act to authorize administrators,
executors and other fiduciaries to sell
certain evidences of indebtedness at pub?
lie sale, and to compromise in certain
cases," was ordered for a third reading.
A joint resolution to aifthorizo State |
Librarian to cause to bo prepared au iu?
dex to volume li of tho statutes of this
State, was ordered to bo sent to the Se?
Benjamin Smith wanted to shirk jury
duty in tho General Sessions, New York.
Fulling a long face, and with a mica
seemingly tremulous with suppressed
emotion, he thus addressed the clerk: "1
am a public spirited citizen, and want to
do my duty, but I thiuk I should bo ex?
cused from serving in- tho jury. Nono
of us are responsible for death's doings,
and (heaving a deep sigh) I have to at?
tend a funeral this afternoon. That's
my excuse." "Certainly. Mr. Smith,
you aro excused," replied tho sympathiz- I
ing clerk. Mr. Smith had reached the
door, when ho very coolly remarked:
"You see, I'm au undertaker, and my boy
can't run a first class funeral in Now
Tho Galveston (Texas) Bulletin thinks
the United States needs Mexico. It
says: "Mexico is moro essential :o us
this day than was California when we
accepted that vast region from the hands
of necessity. Necessity again calls loud?
ly upon us, sud we must hear her wail?
ing voice. She has a dowry-moro
wealth than had tho mines of ancient
Golconda-and with this wo propose to
pay off our national debt. The Rilvcr
mines of threo States in Mexico will pay
off our debt, and leave U3 the richest
nation on earth. To her these mines aro
valueless. To ns they aro invaluable."
At homo, Tuesday morning, December 13,
by Rev. W. E. hoggs, Mr. J. II. nUIET. of
EIgofmld, 8. C., aud Miss KATE P. BOUK
NIGHT, daughter of C. Bouknigbt. No cards.
Columbia Chanter No. 5. R. A. M.
A REGULAR CONVOCATION will bo
^?^lield TRIS EVENING, at Masonic
ffi?flgHall, at 7 o'clock.
Tho aauual election for ofticors will
bo held. Companions will como prepared to
pay their dues. By order of tho M. P.
Dec 141 R.TOZER, Secretary pro Um.
Notice to Liquor Dealers.
OFFICE CITY CLERK AND TREASURER,
COLUMBIA, 8.C., December 13, 1870.
ALL LICENSES granted by City Council
for the retailing of Spirituous or Halt
Liquors expiro December 31, 1890. Applica?
tions for renewal must be made at regular
meeting ?if Council, December '20, 1870. Pro?
per blanks furnished hv applying to
WM. J. ETTER,
Doc 14 4 City Clerk and Troasurcr.
JUST received, r>0 boxes nf Maiilard's cele?
brated FRENCH CREAM CANDY, of as?
sorted and delicate flavors. Also. '20 boxes
CREAM FRUITS, something very delicious,
and at low prices. Deo ll 1
IS to come off soon. All pereons that
wish their CHANCES secured will ploaeo
Lcall aud settlo for them. A few moro
LTNCES to bc had. G. DIERCKS.
Preparations for the Skin.
POMADE DIVINE, for Chapped Skin, Burns,
Glycerino Cream, for softening tho Skiu,
allaying Irritation, Roughness. Ac.
Cucumber Cream-an Emollient Tornado,
Eropared from the juico of Cucumber, com
inod with bland oils, for healing all Cutane?
ous Irritations, Chap ped Lips, Hands, Ac.
Glycerine Lotion, for tho skin; after wash?
ing or shaving, renders tho skin soft and fair.
Camphor leo, for Chapped Skin, Burns,
Chilblain, Irritations of the Skin.
For salo at HEINITSH'S
Doc 14 t Drug Store.
Triumphs of Science.
rp HE first bottlo of Stanley's celebrated
A COUGH SYRUP was prepared by Mr.
Ucinitsb, in 1818, for out distinguished fellow
ci ti/.un, Captain W. B. Stanley, thou on his
way to Mexico. Tho marked success which
followed its use, in curing a troublesome
cough, with veakness of tho lungs, has also
marked it as a preparation worth having, for
tho euro bf all affections of tho lungs. Thou?
sands now attest its worth, and to-day "Stan?
ley's Cough Syrup" enjoys a higher reputation
than any other cough medicino known. Pre?
l?ai ud >>n!y by E. il. ULINITSH,
Dec lit DrugeX.
One of the Most Profitable Investments
NOW OFFERED IN TEE MARKET.
?afc WILL bu sold low. a valuable FARM of
?MFIFTY-FIVK ACRES, threo miles from
" J~"tho city^ lying on tho Asylum Road, ami
near tho Charlotte and Augusta Railroad.
This is a very doairahlc place. It contains 20
acres well timbered, and tho remainder is un?
der fence, and will produce Ono cotton and
corn. It is very healthy, and has on it n
splondid spring of water. '1 hero is a good
Dwelling of eight rooms, with all necessary
For further information, apnly to JOHN T.
SLOAN, Jr., No. 8 Law Haugo, Columbia, who
will show plat of Land and negotiate salo of
placo._ Doc 14 5
TO KEKT.-A DWELLING HOUSE,
containing seven rooms, situated near
thu corner of Sonato and Sumter streets.
Apply to WM. WALLACE,
Dec 14 C* Law Range.
.'i 1 -ma- ini ? i..i i ?
3Cs ooal Items.
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The following officers ol True .Brother?
hood Lodge, No. 84, elected to serve
daring the ensuing Masonic year, were
installed, yesterday evening, at Masonic
Bev. J. L. Reynolds, W. M. ; G. E.
Meoaen, S. W. ; J. D. Caldwell, G. W. ;
D. Goodmau, S. D. ; S. L. Leaphnrt,
Treasurer; G. M. Walker, Secretary.
GENERAL SESSION OF THE JUDGES, De?
cember 13.-Present: Associate Justices
Willard and Wright, aud Judges Gra?
ham, Platt, Rutland, Melton, Thomas
and Vernon. Judge Platt in the Chair,
The committee reported twenty addi?
tional rules, eighteon of which were
adopted and two recommitted.
At \y2 p. ni. adjourned until Wednes?
day 14, ll a. m.
ARREST OF CONGRESSMAN BOWEN FOR
BIGAMY.-Tho following despatch was
received in this city, yesterday, by a
prominent Stnto official:
WAS?INOTON, D. C., December 13.
Tho Grand Jury has returned into tho
United States District Court for tho
District of Columbia, au indictment
against C. C. Bowen, member of Con?
gress from South Carolina, for the crime
of bigamy; nnd it is understood that a
warrant has been issued for his arrest.
The air tir has created souio excitement
in cortaiu circles.
Wo learn that tho ladies of Trinity
Church propose to give a Christmas
soiree, commencing on the eveuing of
tho 20th instant, followed by a matinee
on tho 21at, and to conclude on the
evening of the 21st. Tableaux will also
bu a feature of tho occasion. Nor will
the matter of refreshments be neglected.
From tho preparations that aro makiug,
and the well known taste, skill and suc?
cess that ever atteud tho efforts of these
Indies, wo may expect an unusual treat.
We cordially invite tho attention of the
public to tho proposed entertainment?,
and bespeak for the ladies tho success
which belongs to their disinterested
A NEW BOOK, ny A COLUMHIA AUTHOR.
-Wo have received from tho publish
ers-J. B. Lippincott & Co., Philadel
phia-through Messrs. Duffie & Chap
man, a copy of a neatly-bound ant
tastefully-illustrated book, euitnblo fo:
tho holidays, entitled "Cross Purposes
a Christmas Experience in Soven Stages
by T. C. De Leon, author of "Foti
Years in Rebel Capitals," "Pluck, i
Comed}*," etc. It is a capital story
with many grains of truth-it is, in fact
a "Christmas experience." The antho
is a native of Columbia, but may b
rated somewhat of a "Cosmopolite,
lie wields a graceful pen, and whethc
noticing facts, or dotting imaginar
stenos, is equally perfect. "Cro?8 Pat
poses" deserves and will, doubtless, hav
a wide circulai ion. The price is $1.2'
P i i ? KN i x i AN A.-The price of sing!
copies of the PllOSlx is live eeuts. ]
carriers charge more il is simply a swii:
die. They can bc obtained at that prie
at the office.
Tho Greenville aud Columbia Railroa
Company have decided to construct
liuo of telegraph along their road, an
will soon commence operations.
The South Carolina Conference of t!
Methodist Episcopal Church closed il
sessions in Charleston on tho 12th. Spa:
tauburg was selected as the next place <
Russia, heretofore a warm sympathize
with tho "United States Government,
now bnsoly turns tail and goes in for sei
cession of tho Bluek-est sort.
Tho December number of the -V/.
Century-tho beginning of tho fourl
volume-is before us; filled, as nsaa
with readable matter. The subscriptic
price ie 63.50 per annum.
It turns out that the Alabama cluin
amount to but about $13,000,000. If tl
Radical office-holdors would quit stca
iug for a couple of hours or so, our G
vcrument could pay off these cluin
itself, nnd never miss tho monoyt
A house on tho premises of Mr. M. 1
Sharp, eight miles above this placo, xv,
destroyed by firo on tho night of tho 9i
instant. Tho building was used as
store-house, and contained at the tin
about two bales uugiunod cotton ai
various farming implements. It w
doubtless tho work of au incendiary.
A wealthy bishop congratulated a poi
priost upon tho good air which 1
breathed in his parish, to which thc Ia
ter replied: "Yes, my lord, the air won
bo good euongh if I could only live o
Adam was a gentleman-that ever
body knows; he never paid his tailor
bill, because ho wore no clothes. M
rather think if Adam, or any other ma
should pass Swaffield's popular clothii
omporium, on Muiu street, and soe tho
magnificent display of gontlomen's clot
iug and furnishing goods, of every d
scription, ho would be as much tompti
as Eve wus with that fatal apple.
The "Dark Ages"-Ladies' ages. *
POST QFF?GB HOURS.-Northern mail
opens 4.30 P. M. '; q?o?ea IX A? M.
Obaxleaton and Greenville, open 4.30
P. M. ; close 6.30 A. M.
Western, opens 12.30 P. M.; closes
2.15 P. M.
Charleston, evening, opens 8 A. M. ;
closes 6 P. M.
Office open Sundays from half-past
4 o'clock to h alf-past 5.
UNITED STATES CIHOOIT COOKT-Tues?
day, December 13,1870.-The Court was
opened at 10 o'clock a. m., Hon. George
S. Bryan, D. J., presiding. The jurors
answered to their names ns on yesterday.
INQUIRY DOCKET.-Allen and Nee?
dler, of Pennsylvania, vs. Petor P. Bon
neau. Assurapsit-judgment by default.
Dunkin & Dunkin, plaintiffs' attorney.
Judge signed decree, under rule of
Court, for $000.15, with interest from
28th November, 1870.
United States vs. Ferdinand Schaffer.
Assumpsit. D. T. Corbin, United States
I) strict Attorney. Judgment by de?
fault. Judge signed a deoree, under rule
nf Court, for $803.33 with interest from
21st October, 18G8.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT.
Ex parie George W. Gibson, of Jbair
6eld. Petition for final discharge.
MeCunts & Douglas, pro pel. Begisler
Clawsou's report rend and confirmed;
aud, on motion of John T. Sloan, Jr.,
appearing for McCants ?fe Douglas, the
Judge signed, under seal of Court, the
final order and discharge.
Ex parle G. D. Peake, execntor of
Thomas Booker, in re the Spartanburg
and Union Railroad Company, debtor.
Petition of involuntary bankruptcy,
B. W. Sh and and B. Munro ?fe Sou, pro
pel. Petition was read by B. W. Shand,
Esq., counsellor for creditors; find., on
motion, tho Judge signed a rule on the
debtor to show cause, at Charleston, on
tho fifth day of January, 1871, why the
prayer of the petitioner should not be
HOTEL. AKIUVALS, December 13.
Nickerson House-J. E. Bruff, Baltimore:
J. H. Gay, Charlotte; W. T. Leitoh,
Charleston; W. A. Owen, York; John
H. Schofield, Ga.; W. B. Kelly, Mrs.
W. G. Kellv, Coffeeville; Col. J. L.
Clark, P. M. Tabb, Jr., H. E. Clark,
Baltimore; W. W. Wilcox, Augusta;
Miss Brantley, Atlanta; Mrs. Turfin,
Augusta; Mrs. H. Webb, Maryland; L.
T. Taliaferro, Bichmond; E. J. Heck,
Martiu Heck. Mo.; O. G. B. Smith,
Ohio; S. S. Marshall, Greenville; J. L.
Orr, Anderson; E. C. Baker? Darling?
ton; A. J. Cantken, G. M. Boyd, G. W.
Gatliu, J. F. England, S. C. Conference:
S. H. Miller, S. C.
Columbia Hotel.-J. Maltery, Bieswaco;
L. Jonas, N. Y.; D. W. Corbin, G. E.
Strohecker, W. Stone, W. H. Evans, H.
C. Mazyck, C. A. Price. Charleston ; T.
P. Ferdinand, N. Y.; J. B. Morgan, Ga. ;
A. W. Bice. Lexington; J. P. Smeltzer,
Walhalla; W. D. Kennedy, Augusta; H.
Ii. Jeffers, city.
LIST OP NEW ADVERTISEMENTS.
G. Dicrcks-Mammoth Raflle.
Jacob Levin-Auction Sale.
E. Pollard-Cream Candies.
Meeting Columbia Chapter, No. 5.
J. T. Sloan, Jr.-Farm for Sale.
W. J. Etter-To Liquor Dealers.
Wm. Wallace-House to Bent.
E. Hoinitsh-Cough Syrup, &c. "
lt. F. Bates-Auction Sule.
Arrest that terrible Catarrh, and thus avoid
?A coiiaumptivu'tj gravi-, by using Dr. Sage's
Catarrh Itenicdy. Ttl?; proprietor will pay
fijOl) reward for a CUHO he cannot cure. Bold
hy druggists, or send sixty cents lo Dr. lt. V.
Pierce, buffalo, N. Y., and" receive it by mail.
1'amphlct sent trie. D ll +3T1
' It's Ulity curis," said Mrs. Partington to
Ike, whilo rording about tho impending war
iu Hu rope, "that the Llollerhorn creates such
an silo in Yurrup, when it's sich a common
disease among the cuttle in Amer.ky." The
old lady, haviug delivered herself of the
above, took a dose of LIPPMAN'S GREAT GER?
MAN HITTERS to cheer her depressed spirits,
and resumed her knitting.
Lippman's Hitters aro for salo by all drug?
gists and dealers. Depot in Columbia, 8. C.,
at GEIGER tc MCGREGOR'S, Druggists. S 18
No medicine, whether made North or South,
will he found superior to that old established
remddv for Dyspepsia, tho Oin CAROLINA
HITTERS. Dil +3
There is but one verdict, aud that is tho OLD
CAROLINA BITTERS aro a safe, sure and relia?
ble Tonic. D ll -f3
Ono of tho best remedios extant for Dyspep?
sia, Gunural Debility and Chills, is the OLH
CAROLINA BITTERS. D Ht3
FAI.SK COLORS ON TUE FORE-TOP.-Whoever
daw the natural lingo renewed in gray hair by
a hair dye? No one. Who can distinguish
tho browns sud blacks brought out by PHA
LON'S VITALIA, OR SALVATION FOR THE HAIR,
from Nature's? No ono. And mark, it leaves
no stain on tho skin, and is clear and trans?
parent, and has no sediment. Sold by all
druggists and fancy goods dealers. D ll f3
LIKE "QUAKER GUNS."- Artificial teeth are
of little use, and easily detected. Take care
ot tho real ones. All you nocd is fragrant
KozonoNT. Uso it daily, and your teeth will
bo the hut of nature's gifts to fail you.
"SPALDINO'S GI.UB" mends Headless Dolls
and broken Cradles. Dil t!)
OSA FOR SALE.-A Fino Brood Saddle
vHBifcMARE ANO COLT. Can bo seen at
(T)l? DALY'S STAHLE,
Di e 10 In rear of Pollock Hmu c.
WK HAVE THIS DAV APPOINTED
Slr. JOHN C. SEEDERS the solo Agent for
the sale of our WHISKIES in Columbia, 8. C.
JOHN GIBSON'S SON & CO.
Pini.AnKi.i'iiiA, November 19, 1870. Dec l
SPECIAL ATTENTION given to the col?
lection of Commercial Paper, Interes:
ou Stato anil Railroad Bonds and Stocks, and
Convokion of State Koeurlties, by
J>Iov 23 fimo_D. GA.MHH1LL, Broker.
STOCKS, ISONUS and COUPONS bough:
sud sold by D. G AMURI LL, Broker.
Nov 23 fimo
OLD RANK. HILLS and MUTILATED
CURRENC Y honght and sold by
Nov 23 Gmo D. GAMHRILL^Broker.
Seltzer Water on droit. at POLLOCK'S.