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y?Ha?jT.T.B?,,Janmry. 20, P. M., via
LiOHDOH, January 21,'6.30 P. M.-All
quiet this afternoon, and the troops on
both sides romain lb their positions.
The- Prussian loss in the recent sortie
was 400, and the French loss so heavy
that they asked au armistice of forty
eight hours for removing their wounded.
and burying their dead.
LONDON, January 21.-The conflagra?
tion at Longwy is confirmed. The coun?
try around Valenciennes has been inun?
dated in consequence of the approaoh of
the Gormans. The mobilized guard be?
hoved badly at St. Queutiu. Fully 15,000
of them panicked. A Cambrai despatch,
dated the 2(Jth, Bays there is a panic
among the people, caused by tho Ger?
mans approaching. Faidherbo is gone
to Danni and General Favre to Lille.
The whereabouts of one division of the
army is unknown. Gambetta is at Lille.
A despatch from Lille, on the 21st, re?
ports the utmost consternation. The
women and children are fleeing from the
town. Troops are arriving in a pitiable
state. Gambetta spoke, advising resist?
ance to the bitter end, denounced the
partisan and cowardly cry of penco on
any terms, repudiated a desire on hie
part to form a dictatorship, urged the
people and army to duty, promising ti
final triumph. Paris news to the 17th,
says Jules Fayre is very sick. The vic
tim? of tho bombardment so far, killed
and wounded, are forty-nine women,
thirty-nine children and ninety-two men.
LONDON, January 22-Evening.-It ii
reported that tho bombardment ol
Longwy is vigorously continued. Th<
town is burning. Under cover of i
dense fog, tho French massed, on th?
20th, before Valerian. Nothing fnrthe:
has yet been attempted. Tho Freud
carried Montsetout by surprise, on tb
19th, but the Prussians subsequently re
covered the position. Prisoners sa;
other attacks will be made upon the in
vesting lines, but assert positively tba
the National Guards did not fight. Th
railroad station at St. Quentin wa
stormed and the town afterwards occn
pied. 10,000 prisoners and six gun
were captured. A shell from Lougw
fired a farm house within the investie
lines. Forty Prussians perished in th
Hames. Paris advices to tho 18th giv
little news. The bombardment damage
are not oxtensive, and but few are killet
Large droves of oxen passed Rheims fe
Paris, ready for Chanscy's advance
Ohaneey is receiving reinforcements.
Gambetta made auother speech. Ii
expressed confidence in Faidherbe, au
announced fresh levees for the army <
France. Cambria has been summon?
to surrender. The Germans ure ente
ing the Departments of Calvado au
Aruo. Bismarck declines ti? enter upc
negotiations for Fayre's safe conduct I
the conference. Advices from Paris s?:
that Trochu, at a council Friday, state
that should liopo of outside assistant
fail, it would be his duty to surreud<
the city before tho Germans destroy?
the public buildings aud fired tho cent
of tho city. Tho Emperor tolegrapl
Augusta, ou tho 21st: Tho enemy yestc
day entirely withdrew into Paris. Tl
total French loss at St. Quentin w
15,000. The enemy has withdrawn
Vallencieunes and Donni. Wd have i
LONDON, January 22.-King Willi?
telegraphs to Augusta from Vorsailh
the 19th, that a sortie was mado frc
Valerian on that day, under cover of
heavy fire. It was entirely without i
suit. Au army of skirmishers was beat
the same day before St. Quentin; 4,0
wounded prisoners and two guns wc
LONDON, January 23.-Faidherbe sn
his men fought well before St. Tueutii
but retreated on tho 19th, before Pri
sian reinforcements. The losses on bc
sides are heavy. Favre is expected
London to-day, (Monday.) Tho Que
and infanta have departed from Italy
Spain. Tho Spanish Ambassador
Florence accompanies ibo royal tami
Faidherbo, with his staff, had arrived
Cambria, on the 20th. Tho array of 1
North was iu fall retreat.
PAIIIS, January 23.-Tho following
the quotations for the domestic marl.
Rabbits, 800f. ; chickens, 55f. ; gee
70f.; turkeys, 90f.; eggs, 2f. each; i
flesh, Hf. per pound.
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CilAitLESTON, January 23.-Arrive
schooners Georgetta, New York; Jt
8. Lee, Philadelphia; steamers So
Carolina, New York; J. W. Evern:
Philadelphia; British bark Vinco, Lr
BOSTON, January 21.-Dennis Re
was convicted of rape aud sentenced
NEW YORK, January 21.-The ste
ship Alaska sailed to-day for Hong K
via the Suez Canal, with quite u nun:
of passengers, including a few who
sail around tho world.
A World oablo from Versailles,
19th, says a sortie took place on the 1
and after two hours' lighting betv*
Forts de L'Est and Aubervilliers,
French wore repulsed. Both sides
curred severe losses.
The bombardment of tho defence
St. Douis and Aubervilliers has c
menoed. Tho Mond?n batteries 1
been advanced, and aro firing ?uto D'l
together with St. Cloud batteries,
have made a great broach in the s
wall, and somo of tho embrasures
choked with debris from tho part
Last night tho pioneers opened tin
cond parallel towards DTssy, and b
rios havo boon placed there, which
soon reduce DTssy to a heap of ri
Tho French aro erooting uew batten
front of Valerien. The Bavarian,
temburg and ?Saxon batteries bomba
tho wholo of lust night, tho Nortl
Eastern and South-eastern frout ol
forts replying soldom.
NEW YOUK, January 22.-Bud
beat Gurner 600 points in a Freue
Tlie"vlN!foTpl? M j th? German Consul
Genoral for tba Gormo? wounded and
families o? 'ibo, dead aggregate over
$400,000. v 7^- T " 1
WASHINGTON, 'January 22.-The ma?
jority o? t^O,Seriate Jadfoiary Committee
will report in favor! of Hill, bot against
Miller, for seato from Georgia. Allega?
tions of political disability were made
WASHINGTON, January 23.-Sun Do?
mingo advices to the 10th, state that the
appointment of the commission was ge?
nerally received favorably and by some
enthusiastically. Affairs are stationary.
The proposed improvements aro await?
ing the action of the American Congress.
Agents of German, English and Ameri?
can capitalists aro traveling about the
island, incubating enterprises dependent
upon aunexation. Cabrai writes procla?
mations and depredates, but avoids col?
lisions with Baez's troops.
Daniel Sprigg, Jr., thirty years cashier
of the Mechanics Bank of Baltimore, in
dead; aged eighty-four.
It is reported that tho British Minis
try wants to know if Collector Murphy's
proceedings to honor tho pardoned Fe?
nians was promptod by his Government,
The Blair dinner nt St. Louis was an
It is very cold here, aud snowing.
In tho House, the Judiciary Commit
too will report favorably on tho bil
amending a bill to euforco the right o
citizens to vote.
Tho Judiciary Committeo of tho Sen
ute reported to-day iu favor of Hill
Senators Stewart and Bice made a mino
ri ty report in favor of Farrow and Whit
ly. Tho Senate, in executive session
couQrmed tho postmasters nominale!
for Aiken, Noouun and Huntsville. Th
Committee on Southern outrages mee
to-morrow. Holden, son of tho Govei
nor of North Carolina, will be the fir*
witness. Stearues was seated ns Sennto
from Minnesota. Sumner presented r<
solutions from tho Indiana Legislatur
adverso to Dominica. Jowott presente
resolutions from tho St. Louis Board c
Trade in fuvor of wideuing und deopei
ing the channel and tho mouth of th
Mississippi. Trumbull gave notico thl
ho would call up tho Georgia question i
soon as reports could bo printed. A ri
solution was adopted, authorizing tl:
Committee ou Southern outrages to n
port nt any time, and giving leavo to s
during tho session of the Senate. A bi
increasing tho pensiona of disabled so
diers and sailors was passed. A bill pr
tenting members of Congress from ir
portunnte oflico scekors was discussed
In tho House, bills wore introduce
and referred for a commission to dot?
mine claims for Confederate cruiser <1
predations, granting lands to the Atlant
and Great Western Canal, to bridge \
Mississippi ut Booueville, und rcdncii
thu cost of correspoudence and connel
ing tho postal and telegraph service,
bill for ll military and postal road ben
to Now York was resumed, but was lil
blistered over tho morning hour. W
W. Payne, from Georgia, was scaled,
bill regulating rank in tho navy v
passed. It pinces surgeons and payrn:
tors on the active list, gives them po
live muk, und makes ulher altera!ioi
A motion to suspend tho rules to este
to all tho States lately in rebellion t
provisions of tho Act of March 4, 181
tailed by yeas 125; nays (17-not bciuf
two-thirds vote. Tho provisions of t
bill gives equal rights to loyal elatina
iu all Ihn States.
NEW YORK, January 23.-Tho Bril
brig Maria Ferguson, from Mobile
Liverpool, was wrecked off Tortng
The cargo will be saved.
FORTRESS MONROE, January 23
Arrived, tho steamer E. S. Terry, fr
Newberno for New Y^rk, for a harli
She brought tho crew of tho schoo
Sarah Watson, of Philadelphia, fr
Wilmington for New York, which
sunk by tho steamer Sea Gull, fi
Baltimore for Charleston, thirty m
South-west of Hatteras, on tho uigh
tho 21st. Tho Sea Gull was bu
damaged. Sho threw overboard
forward part of her cargo and mado
Hatteras Inlet. She was seven miles
tho bar when spoken by tho Terry, i
took off tho schooner's crew. '
schooner J. G. Craig, from Portland
Georgetown, has arrived, aud rep
passing, yesterday afternoon, livo n
North of Winter Quarter Shoals, a I
sunk, with all her sails set, butter
pieces. She had about four feet
water over her deck. It is supposed
struck and foundered. A heavy Nc
east gale prevails.
HALEIGH, January 23.-Tho J
court of impeachment has convo
Governor Holden filed un answer to
articles of impeachment. The am
is a very voluminous document, cove
200 pages foolscap. Tho board of m
i gers will mako their replication to-i
row, aud the trial will then proccei
gularly. The managers retain ex
vernor Brogg, ox-Governor Graham
lion. A. S- Merriman as counsel,
vernor Holden retains Hon. W. N
1 Smith, Edward Corrigland, Richar
Badger, Hou. Nathaniel Bordeau, J
I Musical dictionary for tho bone
church choirs: What is a slur? Al
any remark ono singer makes ubon
other. What is a staccato moven
Leaving tho choir iu a huff when c.
dissatisfied with the orgauist. WI
a turu? When ono singer is disohi
to mako room for another. How t
I cure a quartette: Get two good-loi
unmarried gentlemen for basso am
or, aud thoro will bu uo trouble
curing soprano aud ulto.
Why is a person chained in j
likely to encape? Becauso ho's iu st
Is tho watch by tho Rhino mado of
man silver? Tho SUB'S first dui
rising-to strike a light. Light is ti
successful burglar; it is always bre
in upon some ono. Wo are told
eveuiug wore on," but we aro neve
what tho evening wore on that occ
Was it tho oloso of a summe* a duj
The Senat? ^B^^r^^* ; ^
A concurrent resolution from the
House, that the 'General Assembly ad?
journ, sino die on the 1st of March, after
a lengthy discussion, was concurred in
by a vote of ten to eight. Also, a House
concurrent resolution, that no attach?es
of the General Assembly bo allowed to
draw pay in more than one capacity, was
coucurred in. Also, a House concur?
rent resolution, that a committee be ap?
pointed to wait upon the State Treasurer
and ascertain why tho school appropri?
ation for 1?G8 and 1869, and the poll tax
have not been held sacred to tho pur?
poses for which they wore desiguod, and
why the poll tax hns not been appor?
tioned among the several Counties of tho
State, as directed by law, was concurred
A Houso couourrcut resolution, that a
committeo of investigation be appointed
to inquire, into tho affairs of the Blue
Ridgo Railroad, to ascertain whether or
uot nuy of the #4,000,000 of bonds of
tho road, endorsed by tho State, have
becu sold, nnd if so, nt what price; and,
also, if any of tho Rnid bonds havo been
hypothecated for the purpose of borrow?
ing money, uud if so, ou what condi?
tions, was concurred in, nnd Messrs.
Corbiu and Nash were appointed ns the
committee on tho part of tho Senate.
A joint resolution from tho Hou.se,
authorizing the pnyment of the claim ol
R. A. Grccno for ?196.00, for school
teaching, was referred to Committeo OL
Education. Also, a joint resolution
from the House, authorizing tho pay
mont of tho claim of E. R. Stokes foi
829.50, for book-biudiiig, was referred tc
Committeo ou Claims.
A Houso bill to incorporate tho Scotl
iii flu Guards, of Sum tor, was read th<
li rat timo and ordered to lie over nude:
tho rules. Also, a bill to regulato lin
manner of drawing jurors.
The Committee on Engrossed Bills rc
ported tho following: A bill to incorpo
ruto tho town of Florence, and a bill ti
incorporate the town of Hamburg
which were passed and ordered to b
sent to tho House.
Tho Committee on Enrolled Acts rc
ported ns ready for ratification an Act t
empower tho County Commissioners o
Georgetown to levy a special tux.
The Committeo ?in Finance reporte
favorably on a joint resolution to au
thorizo tho County Commissioners ?:
Lancaster to levy a special tax; wilie
was ordered to lie over for consideration
Mr. Maxwell iutroducod a joint rest
lu lion to authorize the County Commis
stoners of Marlboro to levy a special tn
of ono mill on the dollin; which wa
read and ordered to lio over.
Mr. Corbin introduced a r?solut io
that a special committeo of three be n\
pointed to investigate certain chargi
relative to the impeachment of Judf
Vernon, which have recently been pul
lished iu the Charleston News, derogat?
ry to the character of several in em bc
ol' tho Senate, and understood to hui
originated from the pen of one Cl. 1
Fox, reporter of said paper. The res
lui ion was adopted, and Messrs. Curb"
Burroughs and Maxwell, appointed
the com initi?e.
Thu Committee on Charitable A&soci
tiona reported unfavorably on a con?u
rent resolution to afford relief to parti
driven from their homes.
A House concurrent resolution,
print 1,000 copies of the report of I
Commissioner of Agricultural Statist!)
was referred to the Committee on Ag
A message from tho Governor was i
ceived, informing the Senate that t
following Acts and joint resolutions h
received his approval: Au Act to ma
an appropriation to pay the per dh
and inileagu of members and employe
of the General Assembly; an Act to p
vide for tho public printing; un Act
incorporate the Stonewall Firo Eugi
Company; a joiut resolution to author
tho Attorney-Genorul to employ assi
ance iu certain cases; a joint resol uti
authorizing tho County Commission
of Williamsburg to levy a special I
and a joiut resolut iou authorizing :
County Commissioners of Oconce to lt
a special tax. Also, presented au extr
from tho presentment of tho Grand Ji
of Union County relative to tax exe
tin ns, nulla bona cases, ko. Referred
1 Mr. Leslio introduced a bill to ere
tho County of Coosawhntchio from pf
of Beaufort and Barnwell Counties,
dered to lie over for a second reading
j Mr. Whittemore introduced a bill
provide for nu enrollment tax. AIsi
bill to provide for tho incorporation
towns and villages iu tho State. A
gave notice of a bill to regulate tho m
ner of contesting elections. Also, a j(
resolution to sell public lands iu Harli
Mr. Swails gavo notice of a bill
make an appropriation for tho paym
of tho per diem and mileage of merni
of the General Assembly.
A bill to supply the deficiency in
appropriations for tho support and m
tunanco of freo schools for 1S70
passed aud ordorod to bo sent to
Tho following bills wero ordered ti
engrossed for a third reading: To in
poi nte the Moses Guards, of Fuirfiek
renew tho charter of Union; to re
tho charter of the towu of Bambury
rcuew and amend the charter of
town of Mount Pleasunl.
Mr. Corbin, from tho Commit UM
Privileges and Elections, reported ti
the case of Mr. McIntyre, member 1
Colleton. Tho report is adverso to
right of Mr. Mcintyre to hold his i
on tho grounds of bis holding disq
fying ollices at tho time of his uleoti
those ol' postmaster and assistant
The following bills were read by I
titles nod referred: To alter and au
an Aot to altor and amend tho ch
aud extend the limita of the city ol
lumbla; to amend an Act to r?gul?t
agencies of insurance not incorpoi
Jr tnir-WM*; to' authorltse cierta Of j
coarto to innr?nroi tho duties hitherto
performed by Commisioners iii Equity,
up to January 1, 1869.
. A joint resolution Testing the titles to
certain lands in the heirs at law of Isaac
McKnight, was referred.
?er A resolution that Hon. S. A. S wails
be brought beforo tho bar of the Senate,
and allow cause why ho Should not be
publicly reprimanded for introducing
cxecntivo business before the Senate in
open session, was indefinitely postponed.
A joint resolution relative to tho re
shelving of tho Stato Library, was refer?
red to Committee on Finnuoe.
At 3 P. M., tho Senate adjourned.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
The House met at 12 M.
Tho Committee on Incorporations re?
ported u bill lo renow and ameud tho
1 charter of tho Episcopal Church of
Greenville. Also, a similar bill for tho
Episcopal Churoh of Fairfield County.
Also, a bill to incorporate the Young
i Men's Brotherly Association. Also, u
bill to incorporate tho Mechanics Union
Society No. 1, of Charleston. Also, a
bill to incorporate the Young Mongs Af?
rican Debating Club.
TUT Committee ou Engrossed Bills re?
ported a bill to incorporate the Whipper
Guards, of Christ Church Parish; which
The Commitleo on Commerce report?
ed a bill authorizing E. T. English tc
build a wharf at Beaufort and to collect
Mr. Wilkes introdneed u joint resolu?
tion authorizing tho Couuty Commis
sinners of Anderson to niter the time ol
performing labor on tho roads in snit
County during 1871. Referred.
Mr. Myers introduced a bill to requin
tho Stato Tiea8uror to pay to County
Treasurers the apportionments of thc
school funds of tho respectivo Counties
Mr. Smith gave notico of a bill to re
peal Seclious 279 and 280 of tho Act t<
abridge and simplify the rules, forms
practico and pleadiugs in tho courte o
this Stute. v
Mr. Levy presented the petition o
Alexander Robinson, nud others, for tb
restoration of certain lost bonds. Re
Mr. Gary gave uotico of a bill autha
ri zing tho County Commissioners a
Kershaw to levy a special tax for th
erection of ?chool-houses.
Mr. Henderson introduced a bill t
compel tho Couuty Commissioners c
Newberry to build a school-house. Ri
Mr. Doyle gavo notice of a bill dc
daring the children of Anua Smith legit
mute, and ve.'diug thu titles to ccrtai
lands iu thc same. Also, a bill lo nineo
Article ~> of tin- Constitution of tb
Mr. Shanklin gave notico of a bill t
re-chai ter Muxwell'.-i Bridge in Ocoiu
Mr. Hagoud pravc notice of ti bill t
repeal Section 3:i8 of itu Act to arueu
nu Act to abridge and .simplify the rule
Irruir.. Sec., of tho courts of tho State.
Mr. Simons give notice of a bill pr?
viding for thc improvement of Sta
House nud grounds.
A bill to nm? nd an Act lo reg?late ll
fees of Probato Judges, Clerks of tl
Courts, Trial Justices, Magistrates, ai
tither officers, was taken up for cou.1
deration, and, after considerable discu
sion, passed its second reading.
A Senate bill regulating thc terni
certain civil officers was referred. Als
a bill to incorporate thc town of Hui
burg aud u bill to incorporate the tov
A joint resolution that the Couti
school fund bc appropriated to the fr
school fund passed i Ls second read i ll
as was also a Senate bill to regulate t
appointment, jurisdiction and duties
A message was received from thc G
vernor, informing tho House of 1
approval of the following: A joint rc:
lotion authorizing the State Librnri
to have the fourteenth volume of t
statutes at largo indexed; au Act i
tending thc time for ofllcers to qualify
joint resolution authorizing tho Sti
Auditor, to cause to bo levied cert:
tuxes; an Act vesting thc titles to certi
lauds in Oraugeburg in certain perso
au Act authorizing the Stato Auditor
suspend proceedings in certain eases;
Act to re-chartcr tho Pumpkiutowu Tu
pike Road; an Act supplementary to
Act to anthonzo administrators, e
cutors and other fiduciaries to sell cert:
evidences of indebtedness aud comp
misc in certain cases; au Act to iucor
rato the Hedges Light Guards.
Mr. Whipper introduced a joint rc
lotion, that tho keeper of tho St
Houso bo authorized to purchase ti
tons of coal for tho uso of tho Gene
AssemLly and other officers in tho St
A bill to amend tho charter of the 1
lumbla Building and Loan Associati
and a bill to incorporate the Logau .
.silters, were ordered to be engrossed
ti third reading.
A joint resolution, that Hon. J.
Orr, Judge of tho Eighth Circuit, bc
lowed $800 compensation for extra
vice.! passed its second reading.
A bill lo incorporate the Savings Bu
ing and Loan Association of South
colina was made tho special order foi
morrow, at 2 P. M.
Tho Senate bill to repeal so mucl
the Act of 1839 us prohibits Clerk
the Court? from practicing law pac sec
Tho enacting clause was stricken
of a bill to provide for an additii
flour inspector in the city of Charles
A bill to protect tho rights of parc
nod to prevent tho enrryiug from
Stato persons tinder twcnty-OUO yeal
ago, passed its second rending. Ah
bill to incorpoiate tho Salamander B
undfJLaddcr Company, of Georgetc
Also, a joint resolution authorizing
R. Taylor and others to coutiuuo f
term of years two gatos neross the
Stu to Road in Lexington.
A bill to authorize the purchase
the State of tho manuscript compila
of the penal atatntea of the Slate, made
bj E. B. Seabrook, Esq., of Charleston,
was taken op, and pending the d?sona
sion, tho House adjourned.
A Pittsburg peanotist, who had a well
regulated and strictly moral peanut
stand on a street-corner, listened to the
seductive wiles of nu agent for non-ex?
plosive kerosene, and bought enough to
dil his lamp ouco to try. He has crossed
over "Tho Uiver," while a coroner's jury
have earned n fee, and tho administra?
tors of his os tat o uro eating up his re?
maining peanuts. Such is life.
It was an idea of a minister down in
Georgia, at the conclusion of a marriage
ceremony, to uso iu bis prayer for the
bridal couple the sentence "Suffer little
children to eomo unto mo."
FINANCIAL ANO CO AI BI IC ile IA li.
COLUMBIA, S. C., January 24.-Sales of
cotton, yesterday, 90 bales-middling
LIVERPOOL, January 21-Evening.
Cotton Opened quiet and closed steady
uplands 7%; Orleans 8)0; sales 12,000
bales; speculation aud export 2,000: cot?
ton loading at Orleans 8@8j8' for mid?
dling Orleans; loading nt Mobile 7%@8
for middling Mobile; loading at Charles?
ton 8 for middling uplands.
LlVBltrooii, January 23-Noon.-Cot
tou steady and unchanged-sulos 12,000
NEW YOHK, January 23-Noon.
Flour 5(W)10c. better. Wheat l@2c.
better. Corn firm. Mess pork steady,
at 21.75022.00. Lard heavy. Cotton
decidedly moro active und firmer-up?
lands 15)?; Orleans 1G; sales 4,000 bales;
good export demaud. Freights steady.
Stocks strong aud uctive. Governments
steady but dull. Gold 10^u. Money
?@7.* Storfing-long d}?; short 9%.
7 P. M.-Cotton strong and active for
export; sales 8,400 bales, at 15J.J.
Flour-Southern firmer; common to
good extra G.75(a}7.25; good to choice
7.30(7j.8.50. Whiskey firmer, at 93)<@
93;'.(. Wheat unsettled and irregular,
aud l(d-,'lc. botter, closing steady - winter
red aud amber Western 2 email@example.com.
Corn l(7j2e. botter-now 81@.83. Pork
firmer, at 22.50(a.22.75. Beef steady. |
Lard firmer-kettle 13J^. Freights
tiru*. Money very easy, at 5(7rG. Ster?
ling 9J?@9>4'. Gold 1Q??. Govern?
ments very steady. Southerns dull but
steady. Tennessee* 64^. Virgiuias
05; new GI,'.ii. Louisianas GG; new GO.
levees 71; 8s 80. Alabamas 95; 5s G9.
Georgias 80; 7s 8G. North Carolinas
.i?^.,'; new 22J?.. South Carolinas 75;
BALTIMORE, January 23.-Flour active,
advanced 25c. Wheat firm but scarce
choice white 2.(id. Corn-white higher,
ul80($83. Pork active, at 22.00. Bacon
active-shoulders 12}.?. Whiskey 93,'??.
Cotton very firm and higher-middling
15J |'; receipts 820 bales; sales 725; stock
LOUISVILLE, January 23.-Bagging
dull and nominal. Flour quiet. Corn
firm-sacks GS. Provisions buoyant.
Moss pork 22.00. Shoulders ???; clear
Miles 12'.i'. Whiskey scarce, at 88.
CINCINNATI, January 23.-Flour firm
aud iu fair demaud. Corn in moderate
demand, itt 50@52. Mess pork 21.50.
Lard buoyant-12'? asked. Bacon un?
changed. Whiskey firm.
SAVANNAH, January 23.-Cotton firm
and in fair demand-middling 14^'; re?
ceipts 5,142; sales 2,000; stock 87,445.
NORFOLK, January 23.-Cotton-hold?
ers asking higher rates; low middling
111., ; receipts 1,945 bales; sales 250; stock
NEW ORLEANS, January 23.-Cotton
j firm-middling 15; receipts 7,109 bale.--;
sales 10,300; stock 197,395. Flour firm?
er-superfine G.00; double G.25; treble
G.50. Corn firmer-mixed 75(/?,7G; while
78(&80. Pork firmer -mess 22.25. Ba-1
leon lower, at 10'._,(</13; hums-sugar
cured l(i('i,l7. Lani-tierce 12;',; keg
133.1, Sugar in fair demand-common
0(? <?;'.(; fair G^'t?/ 8,' j ; primo to choice
O'.J?MJIO'.?. Molasses dull-common 35
(7/40; primo 48(77.54; strictly primo 55?
57. Whiskey-Western rectified 97J..(i?
1.05. Coffee-primo 15J!?($16J?.
BOSTON, January 23.-Cotton quiet
aud firm-middling 151.,'(<?;.151l ; receipts
885 bales; sales 30t); stock G.OUO.
WILMINGTON, January 23. - Cotton
nominal-middling l-l; receipts 278
bales; stock 2,913.
GALVESTON, January 23.-Cotton ac?
tive-good ordinary 12^(7/13; receipts
1,509 bales; sales 2,000; 'stock 54,182.
MoniLE, January 23. -Cotton-holders
asking higher rates; middling 14j.j ; re?
ceipts 500 bales; sales 1,000; stock
CHARLESTON, January 23.-Cotton
firmer-middling 14-^; receipts 2,233;
sales 700; stock 37,174.
OLD BANK HILLS nml MUTII.ATEl)
CURRENCY bought and sold by
Nov'23 (?mo D. QAM Blt! LL, Broker.
No ML ic-i in- undersigned have formed a
Co-partnership, ann will bo known as
ti. W. SEIUELS & CO. They ropreauut some
ortho host rilli: aud LIFE INSURANCE
COMPANIES III the United States.
Wo proposo to bo genual Land Agents, and
will sell or purchase Heal Estate anywhere ill
South Carolina, especially in Columbia. Wo
will prosecute claims before the Legislature,
and tho renewal ol lo^t bonds or ot her papers.
Persons wishing to sell or buy Real Estate
will do woll to communicate with us at Colum?
bia. Wo have several handsome places for
salo. Oilico at Mike iioke'a Clothing Store.
E. W. SF. I ll ELS,
Deo 2 ' J. ILE/ELL.
NOTICE.--Tho subscribe!s having tried I
tho "CREDIT SYSTEM" for the last three |
years, have found it to bo a liming business, I
and liave cums to tho conclusion to adopt the
exclusively '-CASH SYSTEM" from this date.
Tlioy would also call upon all indebted tn
them to come up to tho "Captain's Office" und
mettle. CAMPBELL A JONES.
NOTICE.-Ail indebted to tho undersigned
by Note, Lien, Book Account, or other?
wise, will make sett lemont of thu Hume before
the FIRST DAY OF FEBRUARY next and
save costs. E. A G. Ll. II O PE.
_Jan C EDWARD HOPE.
Sl'OCKS, CONOS and COUI'ONH bought
and auld by D. GAMDRI LL, Broker.
Nov 23 Otu o
Auction s Ale?.
BY MONTEITH & FIELDING.
WE will sell, in front of onr store, on Assem?
bly street, THIS MORNING, at half-past 10
o'clock, weather permitting:
A lot of Household ?nd Kitchen FURNI?
TURE, consistiiig of Bedsteads, Tables,
Chairs, Washstands, Parlor Stoves and other
articles too nnmerouB to mention. Jan 24
Blore and tease for Sale.
MONTEITH & FIELDING, Auction*T.
ON tho first MONDAY in February next, wo
A LEASE of four years and throe months,
(v,nh tho privilego to remove tho building
boforo expiration of Lease.,) on thatpieco of
ground upon which tho storo occupied by Mr.
Wei-han, watchmaker, now stands, subject to
a quarterly rent of $25 per quarter. Jan 21$
In the Court of Probate-Lexington.
Ez parie Alexander H. Wolfo, Administrator
of W. M. Bookham, deceased.
Petition to Sell Personal Property of Deceased.
PURSUANT to tho order of Hon. A. H.
Caughman, Judgo of Probate for Lex?
ington County, I will soil, on tho flrat day of
February next and days succeeding.
Tho PERSONAL PROPERTY of W. M.
I Beckham, deceased, consisting of about
30 Bales Cotton,
IS Mules, 3 Horses and 2 Colts,
, GO Boga, 30 Cattle, among which are a great
many fino Milch Cows.
Kitehon Furniture, Ac, and a largo quantity
of lino Cotton Seed.
?5,000 Bushels Corn and large quantity of
3 Four-norfec Wagons, 1 Ox-Cart, large
quantity of Farming Implements, House and
Tho salo will bo commenced at what ia
known as tho James Batea place, in Richland
Fork, and continued th ero until all the pro?
perty on that placo is sold; and on the day
immediately succeeding, the sale will bo con?
tinued at tho Baker place, in Lexington, tho
tate residence of Gio deceased, and continued
tin re until all thc property is sold. It is
thought tho salo at tho Bates place will oc?
cupy about two days, and tho sale commenced
at tho Baker place on the third.
Terms of sale cash. S. M. ROOF, 8. L. O.
Sheriff's Office, Lexington C. H., Januarys,
1871. _Jan 12
IAM informed by D. S. Taylor, Esq., of
Shreveport, Louisiana, that two Chocks,
drawn at Shreveport, La., August 19, 1870, to
tho order of S. L. Taylor, Attorney of Francis
W. Fickling. Trustee, and specially endorsed
to Francis W. Pickling, TruBtoo, orordor; one
by J. J. Marshal), on Thomas E. Gregg, Co?
lumbia, South Carolina, for two thousand
dollars in gold, and tho other by J. J. Mar?
shall, Executor, on tho Citizens' Bank of New
Orleans, for B?X thousand dollars in gold;
were mailed to mo bv tho ondoracr, at Shreve?
port, La., on tho 22d August, 1870. These
Checks have not boen meei vd. Payment hav?
ing been stopped, tho publio aro warned not to
FRANOIS W. F?CKL1NG, Trustee.
HAYING been appointed by tho Wando
Mining and Manufacturing Company
Agent for the anio of their justly celebrated
FERTILIZER, in Lexington County, 1 take
this method of informing tho planting public
that 1 am prepared to receive orders to am
extent. Parties desiring lo secure a snpplj
for tho coming crop, would do well to send ir
Uieir ord? rs at once. The pi ice of tho Wande
has been reduced to ?50 a ton at the factory
cash; on credit till the 1st of November next
?.JO, clear of interest-Gio purchaeer to giv<
thc usual lion. Tho freight, including dray
age, to any depot on the Charlotte, Columbi;
ami Augusta Railroad, in Lexington County
will bo tG on each ton, which, in coery in
s'nvee, mind be paid in advance,
.lan 19 i.:l E. 8. J. HAYES.
? THE largest and moat variai
\?a?^ stock of Southern ncclimatei
^ffiS^g^'FUUIT TREES, adapted to on
<5WBSMB^ SO;I and climate, consisting o
?^**^? Apples, Ponchos, Pears, Ploma
Apricots and Nectarines, from thc: earliest t
tho latest; Cherries, Quinces, Figs, Hazl
Nuts, English Walnuts and Spanish Cheat
nuts, several fine varieties; Grape Vines, em
bracing choice table kiuds; Strawberries an
Raspberries, Evergreens in great variet3', fo
ornament and for cemeteries: Roses-all th
best; Dahlias, Gladiolas, Lillies, Ac; Omi
I mental Flowering Shrubs, Asparagus an
j Horse Radish Roots, Osago Orange and M?
! cart noy Rose, for hedges.
Persons wishing, will pleaso apply direct t
? the proprietor. WM. SUMMER,
Jan ll timo _ _Pomaria, S. C.
THE MANSION HOUSE,
A FIRST ci. ASK HOT KT. PROPEKTl
IX OREEN VILLE, 8. C.,
FOR SALE OR LEASE.
A .PgA-THE above largo and sple:
?fa-g?&\itb did HOTEL, long and favqr
Ba?*iiKtii^B hiv known to visitors throug
T.H:tTTitMr?_out the countiy as a FIRti
CLASa nOii'X, is now offered for sale. Tl
House is a three and four-story brick buil
ing. It has upwards of seventy Sleopii
Rooms, all neatly furnished. Elegant Pa
lora, Bar and billiard-Rooms. leo House nc
filled with ice; also, a fine Store connect!
with it. On tho lot is a largo Vegetable Ga
den, several out-buildings, Stables, ko. It
the only Hotel in Greenville, and is light
with Gas. Terms of salo mado oaay. Ita
sold soon, tho Hotel will bo leased for a tel
of years. Lcssoo to purchase furniture.
REFERENCE-Fredorick Buah, EBO., Pre
dent of Greenville und Columbia Rfiilros
Columbia, S. C.
Apply to S. SWANDALE,
Proprietor, Greenville, S. C..
Or E. W. BEIBELS & Co., Columbia. 8. 0.
State of South Carolina-Union C
tor lt TOP COMMON PLEAS.
Asa Smith, Plaintiff, t*. C. C. Biker, Defet
Summons for Money Demand-( Complaint t
TO tho Defendant, C. C. Baker: You i
hereby summoned and required to i
?wer tho complaint in thia action, which i
Smith lias tiled in tho ofi?co of the Clerk
Common Pleas, for tho Baid County, and
?erve a copy of your answer to the Baid co
plaint on the subscribers at their offico,
Unionville, within twenty days after the e
vico hereof, exclusive of thc day of snob, s
vice; and if you fail to answer tho compla
within tho timo aforesaid, tho plaintiff *
taite judgment agsinst you for tho sun
?107.12 and costs.
WALLACE & McKISBICK,
Dated Unionville, 8. C., January M. 1871
To thc Defendant. C. C. Raker: Tako not
that ibo summons in this action, of wh
tho foregoing is a copy, was filed in tho of
.nf tho Clerk of tho Court of Common Pit
at Unionville, i , tho County of Union, in
State id South Carolina, on tho 19th da:
WALLACE A McKISSICK,
Union ville, S. C., January 1-M87L_
GRAIN ! GRAIN! GRAIN !
I \V. J. WI11TMIRK, O KKK NV 11.1.IO, H.
DEALER in GRAIN and COUNTRY P
DUCE of all kiuda. Will pay pro!
attention to al' orders entrusted to bis car
This is a rare opportunity for Planters
othors living along tho lino of tho Greeir
and Columbia Railroad, to procure theil >
plies at first cost. [ only ask a fair trial,
guarantee satisfaction. Nov 25 Sn