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TBB AND INHUMAN CONDUCT, AC, AO.
LONDON, Deoeinbur IB-Noon.-A
morning: bulletin from Sandringbenrfan
nouuoea" that the rrinoe ol Wales slept
well laat night and hisoondition ie, in all
ree poota, satisfactory. Prayers were
again offered lu all the churches yester?
day for bia complete restoration.
J?Ailie, December 18.-The members of
tho Republican Left and Union Republi?
cans bad a meeting in opposition to seat
in ar the Orleans Princes, (lambetta pre
UKNBVA, December 18.-The Count
Belopia Itahir, a member, has been
chosen president of the arbitrators. The
bodj adjourned to January 15.
LONDON.: December 18.-Tho Queen
has left Windsor for Osborn, where she
proposes to spend the holidays.
An official bulletin from Sandringham
says Wales passed a qniet night. Blegg,
groom to the Prince, died of typhoid
Eugenie has sailed from Gibraltar for
An unknown vessel waa run down by
the French bark Oqsta Rica, from Havre
for Buenos Ayres. Seventeen lives lost.
The vessel passed on, regardless of the
cries of the drowning.
DUBLIN, December 18.-Processions
or assemblies in Londonderry are for?
bade. No trouble is apprehended from
Catholic inhabitants, but it is feared the
boys of Derry may make offensive de?
DECISION BY TUE WASHINGTON TREATY
COMMISSION-PROBABLE FAILURE OF THE
WASHINGTON, December 16.-Before
the commission nuder the Washington
treaty, in the case of Anthony Barclay
es. the United States, the claimant al?
leges that while a resident of Georgia,
he did not intend to chango his alle?
giance from Great Britain, but complied
with the Queen's proclamation of neu?
trality. He pleads the President's pro?
clamation confiscating property passing
from the insurrectionary to loyal States,
and alleges varions acts of plunder by
Sherman's forces, and the occupation of
two of his plantation** bv Sherman'* or?
der. Barclay olaims $275,000. The
United States demur that the nets al?
leged do not oonstitute a valid claim
under the treaty; that they are not re?
sponsible, and that the claimant, by
domicile, is not entitled to olaim as a
British subject under the treaty. The
British counsel olaim that the wanton
destruction of Barclay's property was
not necessary, and tho incident was not
justified by the laws of nations. ID ju?
ries so inflicted are undeniably a proper
subject for reclamation. In case of a
neutral, the British oonnsel admit tem?
porary allegianos, under certain circum?
stances, to one power, but elaim perma?
nent allegiance to another. When two
oonfltot, thc temporary gives way to the
permanent allegiance. The commission
decides that the first question, whether
the oommission have jurisdiction, de
pend??,bpon whether the claimant is a
British subject within the meaning of
the treaty. This undoubted plea, that
the claimant's residence in Georgia ex?
cludes him from the treaty denied, the
whole demurrer was disallowed. But
the United States Government is at
liberty, if they see fit, to take issue upon
the foots alleged in the memorial.
WASHINGTON, December 17.-The ex?
tension of time by the Mexican and
United States Commission <does not per?
mit the presentatian of new olaims.
The Spanish and Amerioan Commission
has done nothing yet, on account of the
difficulty in getting evidence, owing to
the disturbed oondition of Coba.
CHARLESTON, December 17. -The
small-pox quarantine established here
some weeks ago against vessels arriving
from New York and Philadelphia, has
MEMPHIS, Deoembor 17.-John R.
Dorff, a clerk in the post office, drew
$25,000 in the Louisville library lottery.
NEW YORK, December 17.-The bark
May Stetson, from New York for Aspin
wal!, was abandoned ut sea.
Nsw YORK, Deoember 18.-Nothing
new in the Tweed affair. It is proposed
to arrest him from day today, upon aile
g?tions, until some fifteen indictments
Henry T. Tnokermnn, a well-known
scholar, is dead; aged fifty-eight years.
A Havana special to the Herald says
Gsstanon's grave was not desecrated
The glass covering the niche was not
broken, and everything about the grave
is in perfect order-nothing having been
disturbed. The lease of Samana Bay
has expired, and the American flag has
been hauled down.
The Elections Committee has post?
poned Cessna es. Myers, until after the
holidays. The committee refuses to ex?
tend time to Edwards, in Bowles vs.
Edwards, from Arkansas. The Senate
is disouBsing the Retrenchment Commit?
tee. Disaffected Republicans claim they
are not represented in the committee.
The debate is acrimonious. In the
Elections Committee of the Senato, only
Morton favors Blodgett; the rest favor
Norwood, in the contest from Georgia.
WASHINGTON, December 18.-Anbnrn
papers say that Seward is low, from
The latest Mexican advices represent
that Juarez maintains a fearless attitude.
He speaks confidently of crushing re?
bellion. The Cabinet remains un?
changed. The people complain that
the opposition is directed more against
the Cabinet than Juarez. The revolu?
tion in the Western States is extending.
Extraordinary powers bas been given
Jasrist Governors of thc State. Bcsi*
ness is prostrate and all industries are
paralyzed. A United ?tates protecto?
rate or annexation is boldly discussed aa
the only solution. No important en?
gagements are reported in the central or
Western States. A World special, dated
Oity of Mexioo, 9th instant, says the re?
volution will probably bo a failure, as
only two Statee have risen. There is
no popular excitement. Diaz is a fugi?
tive, and is closely pursued. The coun?
try is only disturbed by robbers. A
Herald special, dated City of Mexico,
11th instant, via Havana, announces
that the Government has broken the
back of the rebellion. No particulars.
WASHINGTON, Deoember 18.-Paymas?
ter-General Brice has boen retired at his
own request. Maj. Alverd, sctiDg
Comptroller, hus called for bank state?
ments at the oloso of business an the
The Southern Olaims Commission re?
sumes its session immediately after New
bably rise uuil?gtt>?lg}bt;?nd onTaes
d?v frnm tim inTddla ?nd .Bast Atlantic
coast Weetwar? So7 the ?il?3ii5ippf, with
partial)? cloudy,and; ojfwr weather.
Fresh North^6.t>?r?ri8' #nFprevail to
olght North and B?at' of Virgin is, with
b?sir??g >55?har. ' Tfc?; storm on fib,?
??w. rCog?fw?V ^^tt^eailnkaway to?
night. A ?mall are? ol low barometer,
with rain, will develop in Louisiana and
in the South Atlantio and Qulf States.
Dangerous winds are not anticipated to?
night East of the Kooky Mountains, na
lesa possibly over a small portion of
The Supreme Court, in Sommes vi,
the City Fire Insorance Company, of
Hartford, holds that, when parties fix a
limitation, by oontraot, within which aa
act is to bs done, and tba performance
within the time is prevented by war, and
time expires without performance, the
court' will nat interfere to make a new
oontraot, bat will leave the con trovera?
to bo determined by local Statutes of li?
mitation. ; Judgment reversed, and new
trial ordered. -The case is from Missis.
sippL ....... ^
The New York aalt manufacturers
?rotest against a reduotion of salt duty,
he entire day was consumed in dis
sassing the character of the Committee
af Retrenchment. Bayard insisted that
there ehould be two Democrats in the
sommittee, and Sumner denounced the
jxolnsion of his wing from the commit?
In the House, Holdeman introduced a
resolution regretting the severity of the
wurse of the Government towards the
Communists. Objection was raised,
when Holdeman moved a suspension of
.he rules, bat the Hoase refused to sos.
pond the rales, by 95 to 86. A resolu?
tion, sympathizing with foreign people
itrnggling for self-government, was
CHARLESTON, December 18.-'-Arrived
Steamship Georgia, New York. - '
Nsw YOBK, December 18.-The report
)f the Committee on Oooan Bank shows
; sarplas of over 9500,000.
ANNAPOLIS, December 18.-Paymaster
general Brice testified that Ketchem was
i healthy man, temperate, and not in
he habit of taking drugs.
BOSTON, December 18.-The loss on
he Orand Duke's ball was over $5,000.
California'* climate having hean found
avorable to the growth of most of the \
iroduots of the soil of all latitudes, is
ib?ut to be tested ns a cotton-growing
lountry. The experiment to raise the
k>uthern staple On the Pacific slope is to I
ie on an extensive scale, a company of | j
Californians and Englishmen having so?
ured 10,000 acres of land in the Kern
liver Valley for the initial cotton orop.
,000 acres are to bo- planted in the
pring, and the remainder of the land 11
rom time to time, as circumstances may
letermine. The proposed ootton tract IJ
unbraces a large canal, by means of '
rhioh it is proposed to irrigate the im
sense ootton field. This latter feature 1
R a novelty in ootton culturo in the |
Tnited States, and adds additional inte
est to the great California experiment.
In the most affable manner in the
por hi Capt. Gen. Valmasoda has relieved
he cruel and blood-thirsty volanteers of
3uba from further garrison duty in Moro
Castle, the Cabara and Principe Forts,
featerdny regular troops took possession
if these fortifications, and Havana is no
onger at the meroy of the murderers of
romen and children. . .Whether or no
he volunteers will tamely submit to
heir deposition from power remains to
>e seen. Their recent murder of school
>oys was, without doubt, the canso of
heir virtual degradation.
MILL BDRNT.-On Wednesday night,
he 6th inst., the mill of Mr. S. N. Au
lerson, five miles from this place, was
leatroyod by fire. We have made inqai
y into this matter, and are forced to the
lonolasion that the destruction of this
iroperty, not only valuable to the own
ir, but of great benefit to. the whole
lommnnity, was the deliberate work of
A Now York gentleman, who was re
lently married, engaged a special oar for i ?
limself and bride, beautifully fitted np
naide, and divided into bed-room, draw
og-room and kitchen, whioh was to be
ittaohed to every train as they journeyed
>n their wedding toar, en route for Ban
Til ton said, in substance, not lons ago,
hat Victoria Woodhall could climb a
?roo with the agility of a squirrel, and
low a leading editorial in the Chicago
Post, though perhaps not a plagiarism,
weerta that "woman will rapidly learn
bat the world is hers to rise in, if she
possesses the necessary qualifications to
In the celebrated Tichborne case, now
>n trial in London, the money of both
jar ties has been exhausted, ana tho law
-.ora for the defence and the plaintiff are
tow only fighting for honor. As the
?se looks now, the alleged impostor will
urn out the trna baronet, of, at least, be
leolared as saab by the courts.
Mr. C. Todd was killed ia Montgomery,
Ua., pn Saturday, by a yoong. mair.
iVhilo attempting Co'trim the mane of
he animal he Was pawed to the ground
md so severely injured that he died in a
AN ELOPING; NEWSPATHB MAN.-A de
ipatch from Norfolk, Va., to the Peters
larg Index, says that Henry Gbiselin,
>ne of the editors of the Norfolk Journal,
las eloped with a young lady of that
>ity, leaving behind him a wife and six
At Private Sale.
A VALUABLE FARM of 192 acres, more or
CJL less, with excellent dwelling and out
iou??? thereon- ?itnated three miles East of I
Columbia, on the Hampton Hill-Pond Boad.
Fnrnif nre, Horn** and Carriage can bo bad
vith tho farm, if desired. For information,
ipply to E. W. 8EIBLES A 00.,
Doc 10 2 Beal Estate Brokers.
TUE exercises of roy SCHOOL,
suspended on account "of my siok
iness, will be tniumed on TUE8
(DAY, January 2. In consequence
of tho im-roastd vaoation, tue ses?
sion will be prolonged to February
16, instead of February 9, as beforo adver?
tised. Those who are in arrears for tuition
(fill greatly oblige me by an oarly seulement,
SB I need money. W. MULLER.
Dec 19 _1_
In Time for the Christmas Holidays.
AFINE assortment of FRENOH CANDIES,
FRUITS, BON-BONS, CHOCOLATE
CHE AMS, Roasted Burnt ALMONDS, Ac ., &o.
Some of those splendid PRUNES, in 1,2 and
4 pound Tin Canisters.
Fine layer FIGS, in Boxes and Cartoons;
RAISINS, NUTS, ALMONDS, with a fresh
stook, of my own manufacture, of ASSORT?
ED CANDY. JOHE McKENZLE.
Dec 19 . 0
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Financial and Commercial.
. COTiXJMijiA, S.O., Docena ber 18.-Salea
of cotton to-day 62' bales-middling
WASHINGTON, December 17.-Tbe cot?
ton movement shows receipts at all ports
to be 120.918 bales, against 126.880 bales
last wot.-;.. 122,125 bales, tbs .previous
week? and 124,740 bales three weeks
einoe. Total receipts since September,
1,118,657 bales, ngaioet 1,872.657 bales
for tho corresponding period the previ?
'oiia.year; showing a decrease einoe Sep?
tember 1 of 254,010 bales. Exports from
all ports, for the week, 107,478 baleB,
against 117,598 bales for the same week
last year. Total exports for the expired
portion of the ootton year, 592,609 bales,
against 755,168 bales for the same time
last year. Stook at all ports, 406,472
bales, against 468,256 bales for the same
dato 1 asl year. Stook at interior towns,
71,484 bales, against 104.846 bales last
year.' Stook in Liverpool, 468,000 bales,
against 885,000 bales last year. Ameri?
can ootton afloat for Oreat Britain,
147,000 bales, against 810,000 bales last
year. Indian ootton afloat for Europe,
288.041 bales, against 185,000 bales last
jaar. The weather in the South has
been oold in many sections daring the
week, although few complaints of rain.
LONDON, December 18-Noon.-Con?
sols 92#. Bonds 92%.
FRANKFORT, Deoember 18.-Bonds 97.
PARIS, Deoember 18.-Routes opened
at 66f. 55o.
LIVERPOOL, Deoember 18-Noon.
Ootton opened quiet-uplands 10; Or
leans 10%; sales 12,000 bales; export and
LIVERPOOL, December 18-Evening.
Ootton closed doll-uplands 10; Orleans 11
10%. . 11
Maw YORK, Deoember 18-Noon.
Flonr doll and declining. Wheat dull
and heavy. Oom quiet and nnohanged.
Pork quiet-mess email@example.com. Lard
dull. Cotton dull-middling 19%; Or?
leans 26%; sales 1,200 bales. Freights
dall. Stocks very strong. Qold heavy,
at 9@9%. Governments dull and steady
Money tight, at 7 gold, to 1-32 per cent.
Exchange-long i)>?; short 9%.
7 P. M.-Ootton steady; sales 2,047
bales-nplanda 19%; Orleans 20>,i.
Floor dull and declining-common to
fair extra firstname.lastname@example.org; good to choice
email@example.com. Whiskey lower, at 92@
92%. Wheat very dull-winter rod
Western firstname.lastname@example.org. Corn in fairexport
demand; a shade firmer-old, afloat, 79)?
gl80. Rioe83<(a)9. Pork firm,at 13.62
?413.70. Lard heavy-kettle 9%. Gold
3@9>B". Sterling firm, at 9%@9.%.
(Honey 7 and a fraction commission.
Governments dull. States dull and
lieavy. Tonnessecs 64>? ; new 65. Vir?
ginias 61%; new 67. Louisianas 61;
new 50; levees 64; 8s 75. Alabamas
1.00; 5s 65. Georgias 70; 7s 80. North
Jar olin as 34; new 12. South Carolinas
18%; new 25. Sales of futures, to-day,
3,71)0 bales, as follows: December
19 3-16, 19 11-16; January 19 7-16, 19%;
February 19%, 19 11-16, 19%; March
19 15-16; April 20 3 16, 20%.
AUGUSTA, Deoember 18.-Cotton quiet
-middling 18; receipts 1,000 bales; sales
CINCINNATI, Deoember 18. - Flonr
ihaky. Gorn drooping, at 44@46. Pork
-holders anxious, at 13.75(3)13.87. Lard
irooping, at 8%@9%. Bacon droop?
ing-shoulders 6%(g)7; sides 7%(a)7%.
LOUISVILLE, December 18.-Bagging
juiet, at 13%@14. Provisions quiet
ind firm. Whiskey 91.
NORFOLK, Deoember 18.-Ootton
iniet-low middling 18% (2) 18%; re
juipta 1,620 bales; stock 7,u24.
WILMINGTON, December 18.-Ootton
llrm-middling 19; receipts 518 bales;
tales 50; stock 3,146.
MOBILE, Deoember 18.-Cotton dull
?nd heavy-middling 18%; receipts3,124
bales; sales 500; stook 51,279.
Nsw ORLEANS, Deoember 18.-Flour
armer-HU pei lino 7.0J; double 7.62;
treble 8.00. Pork easier-mess offering
it 16 00. Bacon quiet, at 8(3)8%. Lard
arm-choice tierce 9%; keg 10%.
Earns - new sugar-cured 15(2)15%.
Whiskey 95(3)1.02%. Sugar quiet-in?
ferior 6%(a)6%; common to good com?
mon 7(a/7%; lair to fully fair 7%@9;
prime 9%(a}9%. Molasses dull-tu
ferior 20(ajdU; common 30@35; fair 35(3)
38; primo 40(3)43. Oottou eusier-mid
iling 19%; receipts 8,604; sales 500;
i tock 134,152.
BALTIMORE, December 18.-Ootton
dall and lower-middling 19j>f)(2)19%;
receipts 336 bales; sales 187; stuck 3,570.
Flour dull and unchanged. Wheat
quiet-Southern common to fair 1.30(a)
1.55. Oom activo and firm-white 64(a)
58; yellow 65(3)70. Pork 14.25(3)14 50.
Shoulders 7%. Whiskey weak, at 90(3)
PHILADELPHIA, December 18.-Cotton
CHARLESTON, December 18.-Colton
loll and little doing-middling 19; re
oeipts 2,936 bales; sales 100; stock
BOSTON, December 18.-Cotton quieU
middling 20%; receipts 3,815 bales; sales
500; stook 8,000.
GALVESTON, December 18.-Colton
steady-good ordinary 18% (3)18%; re
oeipts 1,100 bales; sales 1,300; stook
SAVANNAH, December 18.- Cotton
buyers and sellers apart; tendency down
ind unsettled-middling 18%(a)18%; re
oeipts 4,564 bales; sales 500; stock 7,255
At a meeting of tho Vestry of St. Luke's
Church, Salisbury, N. 0., boldon Monday
evening, the 11th of December instant, it was,
on motion, duly seconded, unanimously
Resolved, That the following minute bo
adopted, and published iu our town papers,
with a request that tho South Carolina papers
copy, and that a copy dnly authenticated bo
sent to the family ol tho deooasod.
The Vestry of St. Luko's Church, having
heard with deep regret o? tho death of tho
hight lier. THOMAS F. DAVIS, D. D.,lato
Bishop of tbs Diocese of South Carolina, cal!
to miud the faot that tho lamented doad was
for ton years tho faithful and devoted pastor
of this Church. His memory is still tragraut
in this and tho adjoining Parish of Christ's
Chnrob, whoro ho also labored in tho nun ist ry
of the Ooapel.
His numerous surviving parishioners hear
with sorrow that snob a man has hoon lost to
the Chnrob-a man alike conspicuous for his
spotless integrity, devoted piety and groat
ability. They Bympatnize with his stricken
family, who must fool profoundly thoir irre?
parable loss. For Aim, they grieve not, nineo
be hatb departed *,o bo wltn Christ, to receive
the weloome plaudit: ''Well dono, good and
(Bignod) JOHN H. T1LLINOHA8T,
Joni? S. HENOsnsoN, Secretary.
e*rv BOXES layer RAISINS, 2,000 largo
fy) Florida OrangoB, 60 casos imported
Champagne, new Currants and Citron, Eng?
lish Pickles and Pincalily, Edam and E. D.
Cheoso, 100 boxes Firo Crackers and Torpe
does, Cnamnagno Cider, Jamaica Rum.
Otard Brandy, Palo Sherry and Madeira
Wiues, Smyrna Figs, Sultana Raisins
Almonds, Peoan and Brazil Nuts, and every
thing else good and fresh. E. HOPE.
Outlawry tu York.
YonKVTui*, 8. 0., Deo. 15, 1871.
EpiTOHS P?<?ijTTi Tt RAsmi that "Kn
Kluxjng" is not confined entirely to the
whites io this part of tba world at least,
and thai innocent ''Republicana'* are not
always the victims of the night-riders,
as Merrill, Corbin, Akermau, Grant Sc
Go. would have the world believe, and as
the following statement of facts will
abundantly?pro^o: (? (
On Wednesday night last, 13th, a
party of six or eight men, all negroes
and all armed,' visited the house of Mr.
Williams, at. Wright's Ferry, on Catawba
River, pretending to be in search of a
negro named Tom Glenn, whom they
stated they bad an order from Maj. Mer?
rill to arrest. They entered the house,
used insulting language to the female in?
mates, soi zed npon all the money they
could find, ? half box of tobacco, two
pistols and a ghn, all of which they car?
ried away. They also arrested and car?
ried off with them a young man (white)
named Smith, whom they found at Wil?
liams' house, and whom they acoused of
being a "Ku Klux," after sundry threats
to kill him or drown him in the river.
The party then proceeded to the house
of a Mr. Fite, whore they indulged in a
repetition of their threats and insults.
The same scenes were enaoted at Mr.
Harper's, a neighbor, whose wife they
uompelled to prepuro-breakfust for them.
They also visited the plantation of 3.
E. Glenn, Sheriff of the County, on
whioh a Mr. Davidson was living, arrest
ad a white boy on the place who had
gotten into a dilllonlty with one of the
aogroes, and tried him for the offence,
(?) but inflicted no injury upon him.
Tho females of the household were
threatened here also, and it is said that
i gun was levelled at them by one of the
party. Their leader stated, while on the
raid, that he had been appointed to re?
gulate that country and he intended to
On yesterday morning, (14th.) Mn?,
Williams, from whose boose the young
nan Smith bad been taken, came to
iTorkvillo, and made a statement of what
lad ocourred at her house the night pre?
cious. And last night, Sheriff Glenn,
looompanied by a squad of United States
savalry, proceeded to "the Beat of war."
Lu the meantime, Smith hod b9en kept
.losely guarded, until the outlaws, get?
ing wind of tho approach of the sheriff
md his party, divided-ono squad tak
ng a circuitous route towards Yorkvillo,
tarrying Smith along with them. On
.hoir arrival here, they wont lo Captain
Jgden, the commanding officer, and
itated that they had visited Williams'
limply to search for Tom Glenn, whom
hey had orders to arrest; that they had
sommitted no outrage, and that Smith
tad accompanied them of bia own free
viii. Smith, under threats-of what
diameter it is not yet defluitely known
itated that be had accompanied thom
roluntarily. Upon these statements, the
nen were discharged, with a written
irder to the officer in charge of the
roops then in search of them, not to ar?
Meanwhile, the sheriff and his party
md succeeded in capturing four of those
vho had been loft behind. These had
'made a clean breast of it,"andaoknow
edged the facts as they have been
itated. They w. re taken in custody by
he sheriff, who, on the return to York
rille, met those who had brought Smith
n. They exhibited the order forbid
ling their arrest, as also one from Maj.
Merrill, authorizing them to arrest Tom
.Hmm. Tho officer in command of the
roops, though knowing their guilt, did
lot feel authorized to disregard the
irder of bis superior, although giveu
inder a misapprehension of the true
date of the ouse, and they were allowed
1 have made this hurried statement,
Slr. Editor, iu justice to tho white peo
do of this County, and that the outside
vorld may seo that we aro sometimos
.sinned against, as well as sinning." A
perfect howl has been raised against the
moralities of the "Ku Klux," from
iraut, down to "the ours of low de
?ree," who truckle for place and pay; yet
iot one word is said about the threats o
rioleuce and almost nightly incendiarism
.hat prompted these sets; and not an
iffort is made to ferret out and punish
.be guilty parties. I am no apologist
if lawlessness, in any form; but I am a
leliever in that old and true, though
not very elegant maxim-"what's sauce
for tbe goose, is sauce for the gander;"
ind tho oountry hos a right to demand
hut justice shall be meted out with au
Wo of the up-country, and of York
bounty especially, congrat?lalo you
.hat you dare to speak the truth freely,
tully and fearlessly, and that your jour?
nal does not class with those that "bend
the supple hinges of tbekneo, that thrift
may follow fawning."
^Pre^ for the Coming Holidays^
?~>Y seudiuR your orders in carly to JOtiN
O MCKENZIE, for Fruit, Citron, Almond,
(elly, Sponge and other CAKE, either plain
ir handsomely ornamented.
Mineo, Apple, Cocoanut, Cranhorry and
Scotch Short Bread made to order. AU
und? ot Oakes, Tarts, Ac, Ac Main street,
Greenfield's Bow. Doo 19 ?
^ -.w TOE largest and most varied
T?Hfi?B?S-' stock of Southern acclimated
jSM^gg PHUT i1 TR?EH, adapted to nur
jgj?rf?Gjffi loil and climate, consisting of
^--^TSaP-f-WAnples, Poaches, Pear?, Plums,
Mmouds, Apricots and Nectarinos, Irom tho
earliest to tho latest: Cherries, Quinces, Figs,
Hazlo Nuts, English Walnuts and Spanish
Jheatnuts.several lino varieties; Grape Vines,
embracing choice tablo kiuds; Strawberries
md Raspberries, Evergreens, m groat variety,
Tor ornament and for cemeteries; Buses-all
the best: Dahlias, Gladiolas, Lilies, Ac; Or?
namental Flowering Shrubs, Asparay.us and
Horse Kadish Boot?, Osago Orango and Ma?
cartney Boso, for hedges. Ohoioo Fruit Trees
nf all Linds, which will boar tho first season if
transplanted early, will bo furnished at modo
rato pricos. A now priced oataloguo sent to
all ?rho npply
Porsona winning, will ploaao apply direct to
the proprietor. WU. SUMMER,
Boo 18 f2mo Pomaria, S. C. _
R. A. PRINGLE, "
Cotton Seller and Gen. Produce Broker,
Central Wharf, Charleston.
REFERENCES--Charleston-Bon. C. T.
Lowndes, President Pank of Charleston;
W. B. Smith, Esq., President Union Bank of
Charleston; Robert Adger, Esq., B. C. Prcas
loy, Esq. Newberry, S. C.-Boh't L. McCaunli
rin. President National Bank of Newberry.
Chester, 8. C.-Mosers. McAliley & Brawley.
Special attention given to tho consignment
and salo of COTTON, Dried Fruit, ?co.
Sept 1 +4Jn
MONDAY, DBOBMBBB 18, 1871.
The Sa ii aie mes at i'2 M. ? r r?sident
Baosier in the Chair.
Mr. Wbittemore iolrodaoed a bill to
amend an Act entitled "An Aot to estab?
lish and maintain a system of free com?
mon schools for the State of Sooth Ca?
A resolution, by Mr. Allen, to autho?
rize the Clerk of the Senate to draw a
pay certificate for 80,000, for poblio j
printing, was agreed to.
The Committee ou Claims submitted a
report, recommending that the claims of
the Colombia Phoenix, Columbia Union,
Bryan & MoCarter, Charleston Courier
md Nates, bo paid. Adopted.
Mr. Duncan presented the petition of
the Town Council of Union, to grant
them the nee of the lower floor of tbe
?onnty jail, for a guard house.
The following bills were passed: To
repeal an Aot entitled "Au Act to create
i debt of the State of South Carolina, to
bo known as the sterling funded debt,
.be same, or the proceeds, to be exolu
tively used in exchange for, or in pay?
ment of, tbe existing public debt of said
?tate;" to make appropriation for the
payment of the per diem and mileage of
?he members of tbe General Assembly,
ind the salaries of tho subordinate of
iocrs, und other expenses incidental
?hereto, with certain amendments; to
?mend an Act entitled "An Aot to incor?
porate certain towns and villages, and to
renew and amend certain charters here
.Qfore granted, " approved in the year
The following were reported: Bill to
tmend an Act entitled "An Act to regu
ate the manner of keeping and diBbura
ng fonds by certain officers;" to amend
tn Act to fix the salaries and regulate
ho .pay of certain officers.
At 1 >a ?\ M., the Senate adjourned
ill to-morrow, at 12 M.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
The House met at 12 M., Speaker
Mosea in the Chair.
Mr. Humphries introduced a bili to
noorporate Bessina Church, of Chester
Mr. Williams-To incorporate Moon
ain Lodge, No. 15, I. O. O. P., of
Resolutions relating to a sinking
and, and to meeting at 7 P. M., on the
?th January, were laid over.
Mr. 8. J. Lee-Bill to authorize the
fudges of the Probate Courts to perform
lertain duties heretofore performed by
Commissioners in Equity.
Mr. Doyle-To amend the law in rola
ion to the license and registration of
iharamuoeutiets, apothecaries and drug
lists, and to regulate the vending of
Irugs and poisons.
Mr. GoodBon-Bill to incorporate the
Lmerican Union Literary Club, of Gads
len. Richland County.
The Committeo on Privileges and
Elections reported favorably npon the
Whereas J. Banks Lyles, a member of
he House from the County of Spar tan
>utg, by his affiliation with an organize
iou known os the Ku Klux Klan, and by
iis fleeing from the State to escape
rrost, thereby rendering himself an ont
uv ; therefore, be it
Resolved, That the seat in this House,
if the said J. Banks Lyles, be declared
Conpiderable debate ocourred upon the
eport of tho committee, and it was
Lnally mado the special order for
Vednesday next, at 1 o'clock.
A hill to define and increase the jaris
liction of the City Court of Charleston,
,nd resolution requesting report from
he Financial Board of the State; bill to
reate a bourd of examiners, to define
heir powers and duties and to impose
ertaiu duties upon the Comptroller and
L'reaBuror, were postponed.
The consideration of the report of the
ommittee appointed to inquire into the
iver-issuo of State bonds was taken np.
The report was published by ns in full
everal days ago. |
Mr. Hunter moved that the report be
do p ted ns tho sense of the House,
/hereupon tho Speaker ruled as follows:
That the recommendation contained
n the report of the committee would, if
idopted by the House as the Bense of the
louse, be the first step in the impeaoh
nent of thoso officers of the State, who
.re, by tho laws of the State, charged
vith the issue of State bonds, and that
herefore the adoption of the recom
neudation by the House as tbe sense of
he House would require a two-thirds
rote of all tho members elected.
A motion to appeal from the deoision
>f tho Chair created a very long and
mi mated discussion, participated in by
Messrs. Whipper, Hunter, Bowen, W.
El. Jones, Byas, Frost, Lee and Speaker
Moses. The vote was taken by yeas and
mys, with the following result: Yeas 86,
lays 48, So the decision of the Chair
?ras not sustained. The recommends
iou contained in tho report as tbe sense
>f the House waa adopted, by a vote of
>7 to 29.
Mr. Bowen offered the following:
Resolved, That Robort K. Soott, Go?
vernor of South Carolina, be impeached
for "high crimes and misdemeanors."
Resolved, That Niles G. Parker, State
Treasurer, be impeached for "high
?rimes un.I misdemeanors."
Which were ?aid over, under the rulot?
At 6 P. M., tho House adjourned until
mort ow, at 12 M.
CONTAINING ninety-nine and two-thirds
per cent. (Dv.GG per oent.) soluble matter.
A'ar ranted free fro Ti all impurities. Propared
n thin eily, and tor sale at the low price uf |
U5 per ton,cash, by
TOHN H. HOLMES,
Commission Merchant, Charleston, S. 0.
Sept 21_. thia
COLUMBIA, S. C.,
Czjt 13 now opening a ano |M|
?<r?^?k?Boloctlon ?* Ladies' and TOffifM'
fiV-J TaMUont's English, Swiss and W ?31
rs?y. JO?American WATCH EB mZM
fisikit?Bawrfolo Agent for the colo-fiSa^B?
iiraiod paulino WMch Company, Philadel- ?
phis. Gold Chaine, Vest, Opera, Chatelaines.
Leontine Necklaces, Diamond Rings and
Brooches, Pearl- full and half sots.
I mako this lino a specialty. All Silver eold
hy mo guaranteed equal to coin. Some hand
Homo goods in this lino, suitable for Bridal
Tea Sots, Cups, Goblets, Castors, Spoons
and Forks, Ice Pitchers, Egg Stands, Coffee
Cutlery, Pocket and Tablo Knives.
HOUSEHOLD AND FANCY GOODS.*
Onus-English Double Barrel, Brooch
Loading Billen, Parlor hides, Air Guns, and
a full stock of Sporting Goods; Dupont A
Hazard Powder; Pistols of various styles.
JET AND HORN GOODS.
One door North Soott A Co.'a Banking House
ONE THOUSAND poonda fin? ORNAMENT?
ED CAKE; ?lao, ?ome Prise Oakes, for j
O??intmai presenta; S Iso, a variety of Fancy
Articles. Baffle to oommenoe at 7 o'clock,
each evening, at HEISE'8 OONFEOTION
ERY. Deo 19
Beautifully Illustrated and Bound.
'JCgfr HOUSEHOLD Tales and Fairy Stories
*ai* for Girls, in boxes and in single TO*
Libraries of Adventure and Science for the
Yoong, in boxes and in single volumes.
SVBeaatifoi Present? for Christmas, io
tba way of BIBLES, WRITING DESKS, LA?
DIES' WORK BOXES, PORTFOLIOS.
These goods have Jost been opened at
DUFFIE A OH VPMAN'B Bookstore.
Dec 19 _
FOB THE HOLIDAYS!
THE subscriber has Just received from the
manufacturers in France and Beiginm i
one of the most desirable assortments of
GOODS IN HIS LINE South of New York- I
conileting in part of the following:
Parian and Lava Ware,
Bisque and Crystal Glass, Ao.
A great variety or hilver. Silver-plated
Ware, superior Cutlery, Japanned Tea Trays,
from the most reliable manufaoturers lu the
United States-together with a fuU stock of
Deo 195_W. B. STANLEY.
Boots and Shoes,
THE old boneo of P. H. FLA
NIGAN, who for twenty years
carried on the Shoe trade, and
_?never failed to give satisfaction
lu every branch, is now opened by his sons,
and they will oonduot the business on tho old j
plan-keep nothing but first olass goods,
qnick sales and short profita.
P. H. FLANIGAN will superintend the Ma?
nufacturing Department, and wUl be pleased
to see bis old friends and customers.
Our stook oonsists of Men's, Boys', Youths',
Ladies', Misses' and Children's
Shoee, of all Styles and Varieties.
They will leave nothing undone to merit a
fair snare of the patronage so liberally be?
stowed on their father. Go and see them.
All Shoos exchanged or money refunded.
Fire first olass BOOT-MAKERS wanted.
J. T. FLANIGAN A CO.,
Main street, opposite L?rick A Lowrance's.
Deo 19 _
Grand Duke Alexis Hat
Yon will find at
CHILDS & WILEY'S
Clothing aud nat nouee.
ALSO, the new PRIZE COLLAR-a prize
in every box; sealed, and guaranteed
that every box contains a prize.
At Heise* s Confectionery.
A LARGE and commodious HOUSE,
situated on corner of Lady and Assem?
bly streets. For particn'ars, applv to
MRS. J. L. LUMSDEN,
Dec 17 4_On the Premises.
Now Opening for the Holiday?.
WHAT is the use of looking and search?
ings puzzling and perplexing the mind,
until yon are nearly distracted lu your anx?
iety to find something for a HAPPY SUB
PRISE, while there is a large and choice
selection of suitable aud useful Articles to be
round at E. POLLARD'S?
A CHRISTMAS TREE
With a varioty of choice and naeful
FANOY ARTICLES FOR PRESENTS.
SOMETHING serviceable, as well aa orna?
mental. Such artioles oan be found, at
low prioes, in C. F. JACKSON'S Store,
Dec 14_Main street.
Fire Crackers and Torpedoes.
1 Cid BOXES FIRE CRACKERS,
Xl /V / 25 boxes Torpedoes, for salo by
Dec 2 JOHN AGNEW A SON.
IF you neglaot a cough or a cold, however
slight, consumption, that great destroyer,
will be sure to follow. The inscription upon
the tomb-stone will be in the following start?
"DiRD raoM A NKOLXCTBD Conon."
Stanley's celebrated COUGH SYRUP will
cure coughs, colds, asthma, throat affections,
when no other preparation will. Try a bot?
tle. Prepared only by
Nov 25 t E. H HElNITSH.Drnggi-t.
Stoves, Tinware, &c.
THE undersigned have just received
I a Itrge lot of Cooking, Parlor, Office
land Church STOVES, of newest pat
"lerns and latest designs.
Also, always on band a good assortment of
home-made and pressed TINWARE, ail of
which will be sold at the very LOWFST cash
prices. Give us a call before purchasing.
ROOFING, Guttering, Plumbing ?and all
Job Work promptly attended to.
Store just abovo new Post Omeo Building,
Mainstreet. CHAMBERS ACO.
PKLNCK OF WALES
ONLY TRR1RTY YEARS OLD!
THE accounts report, the Prince suffering
from disease of the lungs.
That fell destroyer, spares neither the high
nor the low. Every one ls subject to coughs
and colds. STANLEY'S COUGH SYUUP
should be in the hands of everybody. It
cures Coughs, Colds, Asthma, Hoarseness,
Sore Throat, Bronchitis, Croup and Influ?
enza, with marvellous certainty. Let the de?
clining health of the Prince admonish yon to
go at onoe and get a bottle. For sale only at
D EINITBH'S Family Medioine Store.
Deo 16_ t
A MAGNIFICENT COLLECTION of beau?
tify Goods, 4uitable for Holiday Presents,
such as handsome FUR8, pretty SHAWLS,
stylish Silks, elegant Chromos, Oil Paintings,
evory variety, style and color in Kid Gloves;
the popular "Our Own Glove," which we con?
trol in this market.
The best placo in the State to buy a pre?
sent, at onoe handsome and cheap, in Dry
Goods, Millinery, Boots and Shoes-(some |
elegant things in Ladies' Kid and Serge
Boots)-Hats and Caps, Carpets, Rngs and
Oil Cloths; in faot, everything outside of
Groceries. R. 0. BHIYER A CO.
R. 0. SnivKB. DAVID Joints.
runawi-it,--- ~ C-TH
BY JACOB LSVIS.
THIS (Tuesday) MORNING, af IO o'clock,
weather permitting, I trill null, at my store,
A fteneral variety of BACON, Groceries,
Fancy Article*, Ac.
Rale no? lt ire, to oloae consignments.
Deo 19 _'_
A Chano? far All!
Eft? THE subscribers will offer for ?ale,
f| *m WEDNE8DAY, the 20th inataDt,
?Maftkt SinRleton'a Headquarter? Place,
near Acton'? Depot, on tbe V ilmington, Co?
lumbia and Augusta Railroad, forty head of
well-broke youDg MULES, together with
OABT8 and HARNESS. Sale positive.
Deo 14_ELLIS A JOYNEB.
8ale 8partanburg and Union Railroad.
The State of South Carolin a, plaintiff, against
the SparUnbnrg and Colon Railroad Corn
pen; and otffers, creditors, defendants.
TH obedience tc as order dated IStb ?ayr ot
A. November, 1871, passed by the Hon. Jame?
M. Rutland. Judge of the 4th Circuit, of tb?
State of South Carolina, the undersigned wiU
seih on the FIBST MONDAY in January, 1873,
at Unionviile, in tho County of Union, in the
State of Bonth Carolina, before ths Court
Hone? door, between the hours of ll o'clook
in tbs forenoon and 8 o'clook in tbs afternoon,
at public outcry, to the highest bidder, the
whole of tbe S PARTAN BU KG AND UNION
RAILROAD, including the Boad-bed, Bight of
Way, Grading, Bridges. Masonry and Super?
structure, lying and situate io the Counties
of Fairfield, Union and Bpartanburg; all tbe
a tock subscribed for in the fclpar tauburg and
Union Railroad Company; tho chartered rights
and privileges thereof; tbe railroad spikes,
chairs and equipments, and all the property
owned by said company, as incident or neces?
sary for its business, on the following terms,
to wit: Twenty-five thousand (125,000) dol?
lars cash, and the balanoe in three equal
semi-annual instalments, with interest on
each instalment from the day of sale, to be
secured by the bond of the purchaser, with a
mortgage of the entire oroperty sola. The
pnrcbsser will also be required to pay for all
stamps and papers.
If the highest bidder should fail to pay at
onoe the twenty-five thousand ($25.000; dol?
lars aforesaid in cash, the property hereinbe?
fore advertised will immediately be offered,
at the time and place above mentioned, apon
the tonna already stated, for re-sale.
JAMES M. BAXTER.
THOMAS B. JETER,
NovsMBan 28,1871. Referees.
State of Bonth Carolin a--Fairfield Co.
The State of Bonth Carolina, plaintiff, ve. the
Bpartanbarg and Union Railroad Company,
and others, creditors.-Order for Sale. <to.
BY virtue of a decretal order in the above
stated case, all the creditors of the
bpartaoburg and Union Railroad Company
are required to prove and establish their de?
mands against the said Company, before ns,
as Special Referees, at the law office of James
H. Rion, Esq., in Winnsboro, S. C., on the
20th, 27th,28th, 29th and 80th days of Decem?
ber, A. D. 1871. and on tho 23d, 24th, 25:h,
26th. 27th and 28th days of January. A. D.
1872. JAMES M. BAXTER,
THOMAS B. JKTEB,
Nov 26 Special Referees.
USEFUL, DURABLE AND CHEAP!
SETT F?RS. SILK DREB8,
Silk Poplins, 8cotoh Plaida.
Kid Gloves, Half Hose,
Ladies' Hose, Cashmere Hose,
Ladies' Made-up Garments in:
Chemises, Gowns, Corset Covers,
Boulevard Skirts, Nilsson Jackets,
Double Shawls, MiBses'Saoks,
Cloaks and Jackets,
Gent's Under-vests, Cassimere Suits,
Setts Collars and Sleevea,
Lace Handkerchiefs, Hem-stitahed Hand?
kerchiefs, in fancy boxes,
Half dozen Linen Bosom Shirts,
Hash Ribbons, Neck Ribbons,
Roman Ties, Nilsson Shawls,
Table Covers, Piano Covers,
Napkins and Towel?,
Water-Proof Cloak, for ladies and misses.
Velvet and Plash Sacks,
Cloth Cloaks, Ladies' Uuderveste,
Cloth Suits, including many other fanoy
CARPETS, Bugs, Ottomans and Blankets.
BIG STOCK OF DOMESTIC GOODS.
Merchant s from the conntry will find oar
WHOLESALE STOCK COMPLETE.
All goods sold as low aa they can be bought
W. D. LOVE A CO.
W. D. LOVE,
B. B. MoCnERnT._Deo 17
QHA nnra FEET OF LUMBER,
OUJJ,UU\J 60,000 ieet of well sea?
soned Flooring on hand.
Orders for Lath, and all kinds Lumber filled
at short not'ee. Apply at oar Lamber Yard,
on Lady street and Greenville Railroad, or
address W. LOWUY A CO.,
Pvt 28 8mo Box 130. Columbi a. 8 O.^
Mocking Bird for Sale.
1tr??lL A splendid Sinner. Ono year old. For
^Kjinforma ion, apply at this office.
T?>* Deo 16_
Fresh Biscuits and Crackers.
ALARGE assortment and choice variety,
Just in and for sal* low. E. HOPE.
Look to Christmas-To Ladies.
ON hand, and mauafactnring daily, the
greatest variety of CAKEU ever made in
this city. Quality unsurpassed. Plain, Fruit
and Black Cakes, all sizes, ornamented and
marked in a superior manner. All orders
promptly attended to, at
Deo 16 3 HEISE'S CONFECTIONERY.
AI OFFER for sate the most desirable
RESIDENCE io the city, knowe as the
"Walker place," ci mated on Upper
Bonodary stn et, near tho ? air O rounds.
Will sell the Residence with four or six acres
attached, aa mav bu desired; an excellent
Well, and ()nt-houses in complete repair.
The Orchard comprises several hundred trees
of select fruits Apply to
RICHARD O'NEALE, JR.,
Dec 15 Cottoa Town.
-fltgf. A FINE iron cray PONY-an exoel
j??Wllont Saddle Nag. For particulars,
?LLZL?apply at the PngglX offioe. Deo 14
How Landing and to Arrive.
?Zf\ HHDS. New Orleans SUGAR,
OV_/ 200 bbls. New Orleans Molasses,
2,000 bbls. Planting Potataes,
160 hhds. Reboiled Molasses,
50 hhds. Muscovado Molasses.
For sale by G. W. WILLIAMS A CO.
A Beautiful Assortment of Ohromos, in
ALSO, a fine stock of WRITING DESKS,
Albums, Work-Boitea, Portfolios, illus?
trated Books for ohildren. Gold Pens, Pocket
Books, ic.. for sale
BRYAN A McOARTER'S
Deo 8 Bookstore.
Revenue Stamps! Revenue Stamps!
ALL DENOMINATIONS for sale at the
usual disoonut, at the SOUTH OARO
LINA BANK AND TRUST CO._Dec 7
WE have received a large supply of the
following goods, which we are offering
at low prioes:
Whole, half and quarter boxes RAISINS,
Nov23_JOHN AGNEW A BON.
One Puncheon Lochgilphead.
THE best SCOTCH WHISKEY. Dealers
eau have lt nearly at cost.
Nov 15_JOHN C. 8EEQBB8.
NEW sngar-oured HAMf,
Breakfast Strips/ ; ??M
Smoked Besf, for sato low. E. HOPE.