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VKRaAtr?iTikB?. ? pr?l j.-? cirou 1 a r. issu e d
tofflftx^^ft-ir'a^o the Prefeotft of ?B
. paument? fint?ouucea the, victory of the
Aaao;rAbI^.tq1n;.tliQ conflict before Pads.
A. Bedp?bt at O?atellon, held by tho in?
surgents' Wag'eapt?r'cd this morning by
tn? foroe^^^UevQoyernmerit, with 2,000
pk^oh;erj^^i^?)ftidihg General. Hoary.
GM^J^I^TOS^^W shot. Np, fighting
hep ?o?uTre?i,tooday.:on any. 'other part
! orahefjlnli^^^ more
shown hy tUtv insurgents: ?
!'A despatch from Marseilles; say? order
has been restored and the troops entered
th? to^ril $
Tho; World's special from Versailles,
4th, says; To-day, the Government
troops again defeated the remnant of
Communists, taking many thousand pri
I sonars and all 'of their artillery, and do
I straying 'their *army. General Vinny's
troops will enter Paris to-morrow or
PARIS, April 4.-The Communal dele?
gation from tho first aron disse ment ol
Paris havel; appealed to the people tc
unite and repel the common danger.
The Cri d$ Pimple announces that thc
Nationals have maintained their, posi
tiOns. They o inquered yesterday at Lc
; Bas, Meudon, Boaga val and before Fori
| Supplementary Communal eleotioni
i have been.postponed. . .
General Cluseret has been appointee
to take charge of ' the Ministry of War
and Buno'iol and Gerome to the offices o
delegates ta tho Ministry of Justice.
Communists alai a that they won th
PAIUB, April 4-Evening.-It is ru
mored that the Nationals have sustaine?
; a decisive defeat.. 40,000 are mossei
j bofore Issy and Clamart, and the ram
?>arts aro strongly guarded.. Valerie
s silent. '1 Au artillery duel b?tweeu I?s
and Versailles cob tin nea.
MADUID, April 5.-Olezuga has bee
ol coted provisional President of th
LONDON, April 5. -The Times*, sp ec i a
from Versailles, states that 15,000 insm
gents have boen taken prisoners. Pari
is in consternation, aud the., peoplo c
Versailles are greatly irritated against tb
insurgents. The Telegraph's corresponc
ent says tho first Prussian army corf
has been ordered to hold itself ready t
march to Paris. Tho reign of terre
continues. . The Daily News' speoii
says the;Nationals attacked the Govert
mont troops pu' Tuesday, near Meudoi
abd Buffofod 'h completo rout. Gar
baldi' declines the command of the ii
sargenta. . It is rumored that 20,0(
Nationals'have' entered 'Versailles, bi
the report is considered of doubtful ai
thority.. Tho effective strength of tl
Communists consists of 120,000 mc
and SOO guns. General Suds is reporte
wounded in'^tho recent battle.
VKUSAinniis, April 5.-M. Pi carn h
issued the following circular to the Pr
fects: The insurge nts have met with
decisive check. Our troops have capte
ed a redoubt at Chatillon, with 2,0
prisoners. iFlourens and Duval a
dead, and Henry a prisoner. Twenl
two of the. Communists have resigne
and Assy' has been imprisoned by 1
own followers. Tho Government is ho
py to inform you of this condition
affairs, which it has expected.
MADRID, April 5.-Tho Marquis
Santa Cruz was'eleoted President of t
WASHR?OTON, April 4.-The Postm
ter-General, having information fr<
the Secretary of War that troops wi
stationed along the Louisville and L
ingtun Railroad, has restored the m
under a new route agent, the old one
clinging to servo unless soldiers trave
with bim. . f.
NEW Y?nK,' April 4.-The Wor,
special, from Versailles of the 3d, sa
all day a great hattie raged between
Government f o roes, under General Vii
: and 100,000 Communists under Gent
Berjert. Everywhere the latter were
feated with terrible slaughter. N
Meudon, Berjert and Flourens, v
35,000 men, are cut off and surround
and must either surrender to-night
be cut to pieces in tho morning. M
of the Communists refused to fight
are throwing down their arms audi
ging for mercy.
HARTFORD, April 4.-Returns in
office of the Evening Post, this even'
from the entire State, give Englic
plurality of forty-five votes. Should
scattering vote exceed this number,
oleotion will ho by the Legislat
Twenty scattering votes were depos
in New Haven, and it is f?ot unli!
that enough were polled to def ea
election by the people. The T
(Democrat) makes the plurality for 1
lish eight. Should tho oleotion g<
j tho Legislature, there will be no doul
Jewell's success, as tho Logislatur
Republican in both branches.
AXIUANY, April 5.-Tho canal open
NEW YORK, April 5.-Tho steam
Ashland arrived to-day, having in
the ship Hudson, heneo for New Ork
which, April 1, in a gale, off Aborc
waa thrown on hor bffom ends,
obliged to, ont away her main sud mi
masts to save the vessel, and lost 1
beth, with all her sails.
The Mutual Base Ball Club is go
A World cable, from Versailles,
that, notwithstanding their defeat
Communists have rallied all their f
in Paris, and a desperate conflict
" tak? place before tho Government tl
entor tho capita). The Commune
ordered, ali citizens between eovei
and thirty-fivo years of ago to onte
ranks, abd thia deoree ia enforced
grea^ vigor. Assy, Blanqueo and ?
en,' haying incurred tho suspict
their qolle?gue?, have been arrestee
are in darigor of ''execution; The I
do Jdj^viUei Mtts Add to London. '
?mr^j?igiji un *n.-rm rutjv ?rv 1 ?? ? S '? ???? '";? Sj j r
irom^?TOB?iHoa^fii?reto trie proba
; bi li ty that tho ojeotion'.of a Governor
I win devolve upon the Legislature. . The
muoioal elections throughout (he coun?
try are much confused; there are many
violent chang?s, whieh Sie generally at?
tributed to local causes. St. Louis was
swept by the Democrats-by a majority
of probably 2,000. .The Republicans
have the Connecticut Legislature by live
in the Senate and fifteen in the House.
Kellogg's majority is 49.
Tba following is tho President's mes?
sage on San Domingo :
To the Senate and House of Representa?
I hayo the honor to submit herewith
to the two houses of Congress tho re?
port of the commissioners appointed iu
pursuance of a joint resolution, approv?
ed January 12,1871. It will be observed
that this report more than sustains nil
that I have heretofore said in regard to
the productiveness and healthfulness of
the Republic of San domingo, of the
unanimity of the people for annexation
to the United States, and their poaceable
It is due to tbe publio, as it certainly
is to myself, that I should here givo all
the circumstances which first led to thc
negotiation of a treaty for the annexa
tion of the Republio of San Domingo tc
tho United States. When I accept?e
the arduous and responsible positioi
whioh I now hold, I did not dream o
instituting any steps for the a?q?isitioi
of insular possessions. I believed, how
ever, that our institutions were bronc
enough to extend over tho entire conti
neut as rapidly as other peoples migh
desire to bring themselves under on
protection. I believed, further, that w
should not permit any independen
government within the limits of Noni
America to pass from a condition of in
dependence to ono of ownership or pro
teotion under any European power.
Soon after my inauguration as Presi
dent, I was waited upon by an agent o
President Baez, with a proposition to au
nex the Republio of San Domingo t
the United States. This gentleman ret
resented the capacity of tho island, th
desire of the people, and their oharactc
and habits about as they have been d<
scribed by the Commissioners, whose t i
port accompanies this message. B
stated, farther, that beiug weak in nun
bers and poor in purse, they were not ci
pable of developing their groat resource)
that the people had no incentive to ii
dustry, on account of luck of protcctic
for their accumulations; and that, if m
accepted by the United States, with ii
stitutions whioh they loved above tho:
of any other nation, they would be cor
polled to seek protection elsewhere. 1
theso statements, I made no reply, ai
gave no indication of-what I thought
the proposition. In the conrse of tim
I was waited upon, by a second gentl
man, from San Domingo, who ruado tl
same representation**' and who was r
ceivod in like manner.
In view of tho facts which had ho<
laid beforo me, and with an earnest desi
to maintain the Monroe doctrine, I b
lieved that I would be diroleot in n
duty if I did not tako measures tu ascc
tain thc exact wish of the Governme
and inhabitants of tho Republio of H.
Domingo, in regard to annexation, ai
communicate the information to t
poople of tho United States. Under t
atteuding circumstances, I felt that if
turned a deaf ear to this appeal, I mig
in the futuro be justly charged with
flagrant neglect of tho publio inter?s
and an utter disregard of the welfare
a down-trodden race, praying for t
blessings of a freo and strong govei
ment, and for protection in the onj<
ment of tho fruits of their own indust
Those opponents of annexation, w
have heretofore professed to bo proi
nently tho friends of tho rights of mi
I believed would be my most violent
sailants if I neglected so clear a du
Accordingly, after having appoiute<
commissioner to visit the island, M
doclincd on account of sickness, I
leoted a second gentleman, in wh
capaoity, judgment and iutegrity I h
and have yet, the most undoubted co
donee. Ho visited San Domingo, no
secure or hasten annexation, but,
prejudiced and unbiassed, to learn
tho facts about the Government,
people and tho resources of that rep
lio. Ho weut, oertaiuly, as well ]
pared to muke an unfavorable repor
a favorable one, if tho faots warrantee
His report fully corroborated tho vi
of previons commissioners, and, upot
receipt, I felt that a sonse of duty ai
due regard for our great national iuter
required mo to uegotiato a treaty for
acquisition of tho Republic of San
As soon as it became publicly kn
that such a treaty had been nogolia
tho attention of the country was o
pied willi allegations calculated to
judico tho merits of tho caso, and
aspersions upon those whoso duly
connected them with it. Amidst
public excitement thus created,
treaty failed to receive the requisite
thirds volo of the Senate, and was
jeoted; but whether tho action of
body was basod wholly upon the m
of tho treaty, or might not havo L
in some degree, influenced by sud
founded allegations, could not bo kr
by the people; becaaso tho dobatos o
Senate in secret session aro not
lished. Under theso circumstauc
deomed it duo to tho office which I 1
and duo the charaotor of tho agents
had boen charged with tho investiga
that such proceedings should bo lui
would euablo tho peoplo to know
truth. A commission was, there
constituted, uudor authority of
gress, consisting of gout lemon sci
with special reference to their high
racier and capacity for tho labe
work entrusted to them, who wer
str neted to visit the spot and report
tho facts. Other eminont citizens
requested to accompany the commii
in order that people might bav<
benefit of their views. Studen
science and correspondents of tho press,
without regard MT political ' opinion?,,
Were invited to j?lo tho expedition ; aud |
these numbers were limited only by the
Capacity of tho vessel.
The mero rejection by tho Senate of a
treaty negotiated by the Pr?sident only
indicates a difference of opinion between
two co-ordinate departments of the Go?
vern mont, without touching the charac?
ter or wounding tho pride of either; but
whon such rejection takes placo simulta?
neously with charges openly made of
corruption on the part of the President,
or of those employed by him, tho case.is
different. Indeed, in such case, the
honor of the nation demauds investiga?
tion. This bas been accomplished by
tho report of tho Commissioners, here?
with transmitted, and which fully vindi?
cates the purity of tho motives aud aotion
of those who represented the United
States in tho negotiation.
And now my tusk is finished, and with
it ends all personal solicitude upon the
subject. My duty being done, yours
begins; and I gladly baud over tho whole
matter to the judgment of tho American
people and of their representatives in
Congress assembled. The facts will now
bo spread before tho country, and a deci?
sion rendered by that tribunal whoso
convictions so seldom orr, and against
whose will I have uo policy to enforce.
My opinion remains unchanged; iudeed,
it is confirmed, by the report that tho
interests of our couutry aud of San Do?
mingo alike invito the annexation of that
republic. In view of tho difference of
opiniou upon this subject, I suggest that
no action be taken nt thc present ses?
sion, beyond the printing and general
dissemination of the report. Before the
next session of Cougress, thc people will
have considered the subject, and formed
an intelligent opinion concerning it, to
which opinion, deliberately made up, it
will b? tho duty of every department of
the Government to heed; and no one
will more cheerfully conform to it than
myself. It is not only thc theory of our
constitution that tho will of the people,
constitutionally expressed, is the su?
preme law, but I have over believed that
all men are wiser than any ono man; and
if the people, upon a full presentation of
tho facts, shall decido that the annexa?
tion of tho republio is not desirable,
every department of the Government
ought to acquiesce in that decision.
lu again submitting lo Congress a
subject upon whioh public sentiment hus
been divided, and which has been made
the occasion of acrimonious debates in
Congress, as well as of unjust aspersions
elsewhere, I may, I trust, bo indulged in
a singlo remark. No mau can hope to
perform duties so delicate aud responsi?
ble as pertain to the Presidential office
without sometimes incurring tho hostili?
ty of those who deem their opinions and
wishes treated with insufficient consider?
ation; and he who undertakes to conduct
tho affairs of a great Government, as a
faithful publie servant, if sustained by
the approval of his own conscience, may
roly, with confidence, upon the candor
und intelligence of a free people, whose
best interests ho has striven to subserve,
and can bear with patience thc censure
of disappointed men.
(Signed) U. S. GRANT.
EXECUTIVE MANSION, April 5, 1871. fig
lu tho House, the Ku Klux discussion
continues. Shclluburger nmonded his
bili BO ns to oxclude the martial law fea?
tures, but retaining tho right to suspend
habeas corpus. No action. The amend?
ments will be considered to-morrow as in
Committee of tho Whole.
Ia tho Souute, Sherman's resolution
instructing tho judiciary Committee to
report tho Ku Klux bill was passed. The
report submitted with the message from
tho President was ordered to bo printed.
Morrill will speak, by unanimous con?
sent, Friday. A bill paying Schenk a
salary as Minister to Eugfand, while act?
ing as High Commissioner, failed, ns not
within tho limits imposed.
Tho police havo seized tho Merchants'
und Manufacturers' Gift Euterprise, on
a charge of swindling.
Tho latest gives English five plurality.
The election will undoubtedly bo with
tho Legislature. Tho Democratic ma?
jorities in St. Louis range from 1,800 to
8,200. Tho Democrats elect ten of
twelve Aldermen, which, with those
holding over, inuko the City Council tie.
Tho Democrats generally carry tho mu?
nicipalities throughout the Stato.
. Probabilities of tho weather-It is
probable that tho barometer will con?
tinue to fall over thc lakes, with increas?
ing cloudiness and threatening weather.
Light and fresh winds, with partially
cloudy weather, will probably be expe?
rienced nlong thc Gulf and Atlantic'
coasts and on tho lower Mississippi.
BOSTON, April ?">.-Father Taylor, of
Seamen's Bethel, is dead.
SAN FRANCISCO, April15.-The heaviest
rain of tho season commenced this morn?
ing, and continues, lt will bo worth
millions to tho State.
CHAULESTON, April 5.-Arrived
Steamer Champion, Now York; brig W.
II. Parks, from Georgetown, S. C., for
Martinique, disabled oil' tho port;
bark Annie Kimball, Liverpool.'
MISS M. A. BUTE'S SCHOOL,
Comer oj Marion and Plain Street?.
MISS BUIE beg? to iuform her
frionas, and tho public, that she id ?
jablo to furnish now and suitable
fdchool Books to aa many as iiituen
more Kiri?. Booka furniuhed freo
of coat. Drawing and Fancy
Painting, und Wax Work, taught to minde pu?
pils froo--tho pupils payin? for tho materials.
Miss B., desirous of educating thosounablo to
pay, hau had as many as five freo pupils in her
school nineo October to tho pr?sent. 8ho bogH
to ask tho patronagoof th'oao who uympathizn
With those who uro straggling to educate
those left to tho meroy ot tho humano and bo
novolont for an education. Miss Buio toacbou
all tho hi;; li or branches, and ornam?ntala,
having much oxporiouce and eucooss.
M. A. BUIE,:
April O Ouufodoiato Soldier's Friend.
Just Received and For Sale,
.i 'enc 81DE8,- at ?oic.
??.UUt?, 1,000 lbs. Ohonlders. at 12jo.
1,000 lb?. l??m?, at 1246.." .
1,000 lbs. Jowls, at 12fo.
By MONTEITH A FIELDING.
ACTS AND JOINT BLKB?LUTIOKS
Passed by . the Legislature-Session 1870
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A NEW JUDICIAL, AND
j BIiEOTION COUNTY FROM POSTIONS OF
I THE COUNTIES OF BARNWELL, KDGE
l FIELD, LEXINGTON AND OEANOEDDItO,
TO BE KNOWN AS AIKEN COUNTY.
SECTION 1. Be il enacted by thc Sunato
and Houso of Representatives of tho
State of South Ourolina, now mot and
sitting in General Assembly, and by tho
authority of the same, That a new judi?
cial and election County, with its seat of
justice located at tho town of Aiken,
which County shall be known as Aiken
County, shall be formed, and is hereby
authorized to bo funned, from portions
of tho present Couuties of Barnwell,
Edgefield, Lexington and Orangeburg,
with tho metes and bounds hereinafter
described, to wit: commencing at the
mouth of Fox's Creek, in Edgefield
County, whero it empties into Savannah
River, thence in a straight line to where
the South brunch of Chinquepin Falk
Creek (a tributary of the North Edistc
Hiver) intersects the Edgefield and Lex?
ington line; theuco down said creeks tc
where it empties into the North fork oi
tho Edisto Uiver, and down tho saic
North fork to where the dividing lin?
between Lexington and Orangoburi
Counties (running from Big Beave;
Creek to tho North fork ol thu Edisto
touches said river; thence in a straigh
lino to the heud of Tinker's Creek, ii
Barnwell County; thenoo down san
creek to where it empties into tho Uppc
Three Buns, und duwu said Runs creel
to whero it empties into the Snvanual
River; thence up the Savauuah River t>
the initiul point at tho mouth of Fox'
SEC. 2. That Frank Arnim, M. F
Maloney, P. R. Rivers. J. L. Jamison
E. Ferguson, J. N. Hayne, E. J. C
Wood, P. R. Rockwell, J. A. Gr?ent
W. H. Recdish and B. Byaa be, and ar
hereby, appointed Co rn mission ors to ru
out and properly mark aud defino th
said boundary Hues, with tho assistant
of two (2) competent surveyors to L
selected by them.
SEC. 3. That S. J. Lee, Frank Aruiu
P. R. Rivera, C. D. Hayne, John Woolen
E. J. C. Wood, J. N. Hayuc, Lc*
Chavis, W. H. Reddish and J. H. Co
nish be, and uro hereby, appointed Cou
missioner.-' to provide suitable buildiu?
for tho several courts aud County o
ricers, and to select and purchase, c
procure sites for the usual public buih
ings, and to contract for and sn peri ii
tend tho erection of tho*" Court Hou?
and Jail thereon; and that said publ
buildings shall be built at tho expehi
of the citizens of said County, and t
meet tho said demands, a special tax c
the assessed value of real nnd person
property in said County bo lovied.
SEC. I. That au oleotion shall bo ho.
in tho County of Aiken, as establisht
by this Act, on the third Wednesday
October, A. D. 1S72, Tor members of tl
Goneral Assembly and tho regular Cou
ty oflicers provided for by tho Cons:it
tion and laws of the State, and the ol
cers so cleeted shall, beforo enterii
upon tho duties of their respective of
ces, bo required to give bond, with sui
ties, as now is or may be requirod I
SEC. 5. That until tho next apportio
meut of Representatives, tho represent
tion of the several Counties of this Stn
affected by this Act shall remain as ni
/' SEC. 15. That tho County of Aiken I
and it is hereby, attached to the Thi
Congressional District, and shall foi
part and parcel of the Sixth Judie
Circuit, and that tho regular terms of t
Cotfrts of General Sessious and Coram
Pleas shall bo held in tho town of Aiki
on the second Monday of January, M
and September of each year, and tl
tho Justices of the Peace, Constables,
the several C.uiuties affected by this A
who shall bo in ellice at tho time this t
goes into effect, shall continue in oQ
until their successors shall have ht
elected, and shall have qualified : /'
vided, however, That tho Justices of \
Puaee and Constables now in office sin
from aud after tho time this Act goes ii
effect, bo eon lined and limited ill th
ollicial capacity, duty and power to
limits of their respective Counties,
altered by this Act, and the sa iii ollie
residing in Aiken County shall, in 1
manner, bo restricted in their olin
function to said County of Aiken,
SEC. 7. That from and after the fou
day of October, A. D. 1872, all si
pending in the courts of Barnw
Edgefield, Lexington and Orungcbu
of which tho defendants reside in th
portions of the saiil Con lilies now esl
lished us the County of Aiken, ?nd
indictments now pending in Ibu coi
of said Couuties, whero (he o UV: nee
committed in those parts of (he ;
Counties now established us tho Cou
of Aiken, shall bc transferred to
dockets of tho courts of the said Cou
of Aiken; and all records, commissi
and other papers belonging to uuj
tho said suits or indictments, togel
with all tho legal incidents tlicret
appertaining, shall be transferred to
Clerk of tho Court of Hie said Count
Aiken; and all writs and other prece
airead}' issued and made returnabli
tho fall term of tho courts of Baruv
Edgelield, Lexington and Oiangeb
whero the defendants in tho said e
reside in tho parts of tho said Coin
now established as tho County of Ail
shall bc as valid aud effectual ns thc
they had been issued to tho fall terr
tho court of thc said County of Ai
and tho service of auch processes by
Sheriff of nny of the said Comities i
bo as good and effectual as n servie
tho fall term of tho court of the
County of Aiken-, aud all such writ J
processes shall bo transferred by
Clerks of the Courts of tho said Cou
to tho Clerk of tho Court of the Co
SEC. 8. That tho Board of Jury (
missioners of Barnwell, Edgefield,
ingtou and Orapg?burg Counties, be,
oed are hereby, required td prepare and
furnish to tho Board of Jury Commis?
sioners of Aiken County,- on or beforo
the fourth Monday of October, 1872,
Bepnrate lists of persons liable to serve
ns jurors, and residing in tho limits of
tho said Counties as altered by this Act.
From the lists so furnished to the Boo?
rin" of Aiken County shall be drawn, in
accordance with law, the petit and grand
jurors and talesmen for the courts to be
holden in Aiken County, in conformity
with tho provisions of this Aot, and the I
jurors so drawn aro declared lawful)
jurors to all purposes and intents.
Approved March 10, 1871. ^
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE CIRCUIT JUDOES TO
HOLD COURTS IN OTHER CIRCUITS THAN
lie it enacted by tho Sonato aud House
of Bepresentatives of the State of South
? Caroliua, now mot and sitting iu Gen?
eral Assembly, and by the authority of
tlie samo, That a Circuit Judge of any
Circuit shall have power to hold any
stated or special term of the Circuit
Court in any other Circuit, upon the
written request of tho Circuit Judge of
Approved tho 28th dav of February
A. L\, 1871.
FINANCIAL. AND CUMMKHCIAli,
COLUMBIA, S. C., April 6.-Sales of
cotton, yestorday, 77 bales-middling
LONDON, April 5-Noon.-Consols
02?.(. Bouds 92*-u'.
LIVERPOOL, April o-Noon.-Cotton
dull and unchanged.
LONDON, April 5-Evening.-Consols
92Ja. Bonds 92;'u'.
LIVERPOOL, April 5-Evening.-Cot?
ton dull and uuchnngcd-uplands 7j??@
7.1?; Orleans 7&(?>7?i'; aales 12,000
bales; export and speculation 3,000.
NEW YORK, April 5-Noon.-Flour
dull aud drooping. Wheat and corn
quiet and heavy. Pork steady, at 20.50
(?20.75. Cotton dull and heavy-mid?
dling uplands Freights steady.
Governments strong but dull. Stocks
strong and active. State bonds dull and
steady. Money steady, at 6. Gold
steady, at 10,'Exchange-long 9*0;
7 P. M.-Money easier, at6@7; prime
discounts G@7. Exchange quiet, at 9%
@I0. Gold 10}.<. Governments fell on"
}?(&??\ 02s 12%. States dull. Tennes?
see.*! steady. Virginias rather heavy.
Teunessees OG.1*,; new C6. Virginias 70;
new 71. Louisianas 68; new 02; levee
Gs 72; 8s 85. Alabama 8s 1.02j?; 5i 69.
Georgia Gs 80; 7s90>?. North Carolinas
.in^.j'; new 24. South Carolinas 72; now
Gija. Cotton quiet; sales 2,000 hales
uplauds 15,'fj; Southern flour quiet;
com mou to fair extra G.90(Vj)7.50. Whis?
key 91@91'.,\ Wheat lc. lower. Corn
l@2c. lower-mixed Western 82@82>.i.
Pork email@example.com. Lard a shade firm?
er, at 12j?1'(?^l2,?a- Freights firmer.
CINCINNATI, April 5.-Pork dull and
I nominally 20.00. Lard in fair demand
aud higher, at 11(^11 "'?;. Bacon quiet
and unchanged, \\hiakey firm aud in
fair demand, at 87.
LOUISVILLE, April 5.-Corn GS. Pro?
visions a shade firmer and unchanged.
Whiskey quiet, ut 87.
BALTIMORE, April 5.-Colton less active
and pri?es lower-middling 14)^(0114;^;
receipts 525 bales; sales 450; stock
BOSTON, April 5.-Cotton quiet-mid?
dling lf>;,?; receipts 110 bales; sales -100;
AtxtuSTA, April 5.-Cotton quiet and
weak, at 1[)}.?(^13^? for middling; sales
516 bales; receipts 4.10.
NORFOLK, April 5.-?-Cotton dull-low
middling 13; receipts 9,904 balts; eales
50; stock 5,305.
CHARLESTON, April 5.-Cotton dull
middling 131.;; receipts 682 bales; sales
10; stock 22,104.
SAVANNAH, April 5.-Cotton in mode?
rate demand-middling 13%@14; re?
ceipts 1,491 bales; sales 1,200'; sleek
WILMINGTON, April 5. -Cotton weak
middling 14; receipts 50 bales; stock
MOWLE, April 5.-Cotton quiet-mid?
dling ll; receipts 358 bales; sales 800;
NEW ORLEANS, April 5.-Flour-lower
grades scarce;*auper 0.25; double 6.75;
'treble 7.00(<':7.25. Corn quiet, at71(A72.
Pork dull, ut 21.25. Bacon dull, at 8 jg
(.?dl'.J; hams l?}?(t?)\?. Lurd-tierco
12(3*3; keg 13>jt'.~13/.j. Sugar firm
prime lOf?fUO~ Molasses-fermenting
35(3! J5; plantation reboiled 35(3)45.
Whiskey-Western rectified . S;")@95.
Coll?e dull, nt llfVi15?.|. Cotton-mid?
dling 14>.j(?/14;v, receipts 3,949 bu>s;
sales 8,300; stock 227,311.
An Ordinance Concerning Fire-arms.
S Ken ON 1. Ile ii ordained by the Mayor and
.lid? mien of the City of Columbia, iu Council
UfffMbU'd, That fr oui ami after tho pacing of
this Ordinance, any person who shall Uro or
discharge any gun, pistol, or other small
arias, cracker, sky rocket, or explosive and
noisy substance or thing, calculated to ir.jure
persons or properly, or frighten horses,
within thc corporate limits of the city of Co?
lumbia, shall he imbjoct to a penalty not ex?
ceeding twenty doiliia for each and ovcry
offence; ami any gun, pistol, or other arms so
discharged hy any minor or disordorlypor8on,
havine no ostensible property to pay tho pc
! natty aforesaid, may bo uoizod hy tho Mayor
or any (d' thc Aldermen or Policemen who
.?ball seo such person offending against this
i Ordinance; and in casu the person BO offend
ing shall "ot, within ton days after convic?
tion, p.iv tho penaltv imposed and tho costB
I of tho prosecution, auch gan, pistol, or other
! siuall arms shall bo sold to discharge tho said
i penalty und COBIB: Provided, That nothing
heroin containod ?ball extend to prohibit or
restrain military parades, patrol duty, or any
iii her duty unjoined by law, ibo shooting of any
mad dog "or other dangerous anima), or tho
celebration of tho F?nrth of July, ChriRlmas,
Kew Vear, or other dava of Ronoral rejoining.
JOHN Ai JACKMON.
April H Chief of Po i?o.
A I .OT of fine HOUSES*^
?ft_,-and MULES, well broke.!H|
/f*T^Apply at Agnew ,V Co '* Stt-dJEtt
; 'lir Assembly street Annus*
m -. * j? -IX. "jj-III ,|| g?.
F ABHIONABI^. MILLINERY. -,
MB8. A.lloOOBMIOK^aa Just
returned from Now York, whero
, aho Delected, with the preatoat
loare, a hanueomo and varied
] assortment 'of MILLINERY and
FAN G Y ARTICLES, all ot which
nhu will he ready to open for the
inspection of the ladies of Co?
lumbia and vicinity on Thursday,
She han also added to hbr stock a full line
of LADIES* MADE YVEAB8; suits for ladies
and children, together with othor articles too
numerous to mention: all of which aho will
sell low for cash. Being thankful for past
favora, she begs a continuance of tho Bamo,
and hopos that the ladies will favor her with
a call, as abo fools confident that abe caa ault
them, both in tho article and the price.
April 4 S_
THAT newly finished and elegant
I MANSION cerner of Richland and Oates
streets. The lot oontains oas aore of
highly cultivated and ornamented ground,
commanding a picturcsquo vlow of the Cun?
garoo Bivcr and valley.
Also, for salo, four other large aad well im
Sroved oity LOTH, and a F ABM, ou Oill'a
reek, four miles from Columbia, containing
about COO acres ot land, 150 of which aro low
ground. J. W. PARKER.
Beor? Pindera for Bald.
IHAVE received, on consignment, a lot of
SEED PINDEBS-a now variety-euporior
to any ever beforo offered in this market.
They will pay tho farmer better than cotton
would at 25o. per pound. An ordinary hand
will gather fiftoen bushels ncr day. Apply to
Marah 25 Gt_WM. MoOUINNlBi
THE GIIK.1T FEKTIL1ZEB.
ICAN furnish LIME at Depot al Walhalla.
B. G., for SI ??Oper barrel. Ad?r?sB, . ". .'
REV. B. HOLDER, Walhalla, S C.
WE have now on hand a full and
_tine assortment of BRETTS, Book
aways and Buggies, which we offer at coat
prices for caBh. These are oar own manufac?
ture, and wo warrant them to be of suportar
workmanship. Wo aro constantly adding to
our stock and will manufacturo to order any -
dosircd stylo of vehicle, from ? imsll Pony
Plireton to a largo Carriage.
REPAIRING promptly attended to.
CARROLL ? BPELLMAN.
March 28 _ Imo
State of South Carolina, Laurens Co.
/AT THE COURT OF COMMON PL?ASi
Ann Crossland, as Administratrix, J. , M.
Boyd, Wm. Bolt, for another, Joba B. Cleve-;
laud, as Administrator, and B. F. Bb aw and
L. P. Davenport, as Executors, Plaintiffs,
against J. W. Harrington, as Administrator,
Henrietta Irby, James H. Irby, Jr., Lidia
W. Harrington, Jamed H. Irbv, Jr., as Exe?
cutor, Pearce B. Irby, Talulah Irby. W. O.
Irby, John M. Trby, Lilian E. Irby, Tecoah '
Irby, Rosa Irby, Lucy Dickinson,-Dick?
inson and James H. Irby, D?fendante.
Cony Summons for Relief. ,
To Vie Defendants, J. \Y. Harrington, as Ad?
ministrator, Henrietta Irby, James H. Irby,
Jr., Lidia W. Harrington, James H. Irby,
Jr., an Exccntor, Pearce B. Irby, Talulah'
Irby, W. C. Irby, John M. Irby, Lilian E.
Irby, Tacoah Irby, Bosa Irby, Lucy Dickin?
son, -Dickineon and James H. Irby.
YOU aro hereby summoned and required toi
answer tho complaint in Ibis action,
I which is filed iu the office of the Clerk ol Oom
I mon Pleas, for tho said County, and to serve
a copy of your answor to the said complaint
on tho subscribers at the office of Todd'<fc
Todd, LauroDB Court House, -S. C., within
twenty days after the service hereof, exclusivo
of tho day of such service; and if you fail to r
answer the complaint within the timo afore?
said, the plaintiffs in this action will apply to'
the Court for tho relief demanded in the com?
plaint. >i I
Dated Laurens Court House, S. C., 1871,
January 14th. TODD & TODD ft BALL, -
To the Defendant*, Juba M. Irby and Jtunca H.
Take notico that the summons, of which the
above ia a copy, was filed in tho Clerk's Office,
for Laurens County, on the Hth day of March,
1K71. TODD ft TODD A BALL.
March IG Ui?_Plaintiff's Attorneys.
ALL pcreons having claims against the
Estato of tho lato JAUES 8. MCMAHON,
deceased, will present them immediately, pro?
perly att et tod, to tho undersigned, and aU
persons indebted to said Estate will make
lmmcdiato payment and save costs.
Adm'r Estato Jas. S. McMahon, dee'd.
March 0 thal mc _
New and Desirable Varieties.
MOORE'S EARLY CORN, a d?sirable gar?
den variety-worth having.
Largo York Sweet Corn, ears very large,
grains large, rich llavor, productive.
Mammoth Sugar Corn, very fino sugary'
Cucumber Zion House, very fino, two feet
Egyptian Beet, blood red, very lino, turnip
Skillnuin's Filie Nutted Melon, a superior
breakfast melon for garden culture.
New York Improved Egg Plant, extra fine
and large, excellent llavor.
Murch 7 t E. H. HE1NIT8H.
Warfield's Cold Water Soap,
I7??U Bale by E. HOPE,
Molo Agent for South Carolina.
Spring Soed Oats.
BUSHELS While SEED OATS, for
aale by_ED. HOPE. _
jr CASKS James Hennesey's cfc Brandenburg
O Freres BRANDIES, imported direct, and
offered puro and unadulterated. These oom-'
pri-so vintages of 1835. 1858, 1800 and 18G3.
Stock of Uu< k?, Clarets and Whito Winea in
rludo Bomo of thc moat famous brands as well
aa sound low ??'iced qoods. For sale by
March 25_ _ GEO. HYMMERR.
-| f\f\ CASES Moot ft Chandou'a OHAM
LUU PAGNES, just received, and offered,
in consoiiuenco of cotisation of hostilities, at
much rodueod rate*. Eor ealobv
_March 36 GEO. 8YMMER8.
Seegers' Beer is Pure.
IT don't contain Cococnlus Indiens Fibh
Pei rica In inalto sleepy or hoadachc.
?)/ l TONS puro PERUVIAN GUANO,
?j\ 1 ?i) tons Berger ft Butzo'a Superphos?
phate, for salo low to plauters and dealers,
for cash, by WELLS A CALDWELL, '
Near ?. x C. li. R. D?jsot, Columbia, ?. G.
Mai ob Iii _
Every One Drinks Seegers' Beer,'
BECAUSE it givcB strongth md improves
t heir health. Maroh ll^>
Natural Frozen loo.
AS the sommer season U now approaching,
I w ian to inform my yid cuatomore, and
tho public in general, that having secured a
good crop of natural frozen lake ICE,.thia
winter, wo aro prepared to furnish lt, in any
quautitv. as low as any that can bo procured
here, that ia, from one to ono and a half cents
per pound, according to quantity, and have
been aclling at that pride ?ince the 1st of
Januavv. J. D. BATEMAN, Ag'l, (
Marrh 17:3uto Columbia Ice How-.?. f