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LORDON, January tj.-The,ship Spirit
Dawn? from j Liverpool for San Fran
. '?< oiaoo, ia wreoked-only ?vo **vod.
Sir Franois Groseley, member of Par?
liament from Halifax, ia dead..
' The trials pf hostages for the murdor
ers of German soldiers will oommenoe
PABIA, January- 5.-The. Academy of
? Fraves ref asea to accept the.Biahop of
Orleans' resignation of membership.
BOOHBSTKB, January 5.-Howard was
takeu secretly to court, and plead guilty;
sentenced to twenty years'hard labor;
he is now in Aaborn penitentiary.
SOBAKTOH, PA., January ?1-2,000
workmen of the Wilkesbarre Coal and
rf -, Iron Company atraok; osase reduction of
ten per cent, in wages.
' SATA LAXH, Jan nary 5.-The Federal
Court ia penniless. Prosecutions will
probably be postponed for want of
- s money to pay witnesses.
MSMPHIB, January 6.-Mayor Johnson
has boen re-elected by 800 majority.
Naw YORK, January 5.-Too steamers
v'; Haas* and Talsposa have small-pox
John 0. Broadhesd, ex-Treaaarer of
Bondout, is $100,000 short.
Two men have been committed, with?
out bail, for outraging n girl twelve
The Bussisn fleet is at the dooks in
The small-pox is in Newark (N. J.) jail
The Uuion Republican General Com?
mittee re-elected Greeley o hair mua.
The injanotion restraining Mrs. Mans?
field and others from publishing James
Fisk's letters, has been continued.
J. P. Lindsey, who waa before the
Senate Committee, and reluotantly gave
evidence, was challenged last night, at
?8 bia hotel. Hi did not know whether
* .the challenger waa A custom house of
Tbe opponents of tbe present manage?
ment of tbe Erie Road bold $40,000,000
? jj of stock; they require 83,000,000 or
ti $4,000,000 more to enable them to
4? ? ehange the control.
' . 5jS The property ot the printing company
fi fi was sold under the hammer for 850,000.
' ) J od sra Cardona ?ooepte B? M. Tweed ae
( ?**1! lor his father.
.- ' MATAMOBAS, Jaaaary G.-The revolu
* tiouary ohief, Val des, Was captured and
hang. The juaresites captured the city
* ot Pildraa--the negroes- losing twenty
fl vc killed; many wounded on both sides.
, ^o revolutionists hold Mier. Other
wise they have mado no progresa.in tb?
1 ' " Sute'-of T?ana iJipaa.
^Hsiw OBLBANS. January 6A-??sterdsy,
in reapouee to the Governor's proclama
. tion for the House to meet, a.^uoruuc
was secured by the assistance ol lije Ser
geaot-at-Arma. It waa declared that thc
Chair ww vaca nt, whereupon .Rrewstei
:<Vaa elected t?peaker. ,A resolution wai
. ; passed ordering the SergeantAfeArmB tc
take) charge of the State House, and al
- low no one to enter until 12 o'olook to
morrow; to wliioh h par tho House ad
juuiuuu. Fears of a oonfiiot are iuoreas
.... 4og, . ' .'. i<? c v ira
a ; SAM FBAHQIHCQ,' January 5.-Thi
Fejee Ldandera recently murdered fon
Europeans. . . '
WASHINGTON, January 6.--Genera
; ; Krysauo wbki,. formerly - Supervisor o
Georgia, baa been arrested - for I allege*
'" fraud. Having been called in Macon
.-. r. 'Ga?, Erysanowaki had uBsaranoea tba
ttl?: ease would be postponed; and ex
prestes confidence of his ability to yindi
. " cate himself. Ho will have a besting tc
? morrow, oh a habeas oorpus for baiL
Probabilities-The barometer will prc
bably continue to fall from the. lowe
lakes to the 'middle and East Atlantic
With increaaed clondinea? on 'Saturday
. ,;.! '"ft?*saht. ^ on tb
South: Atlantio ooastt -Falling' barome
sec ?nd rain Will extend North-east war
into Missouri^ Rising barometer, wit
..olear weather, will extend Eastward" int
? , Miohigan. Dangerous winds STO not at
.tlcipa,tod for any of our stations.to-uigh
RICHMOND, January 5 .-The'Housi
' i voting:88 to 27, overcame the Qove?nor
.wet? bf ; the r?solution stopping; tb
, . fonding bf the public debt, sud unan
monaly authorised the appointment <
a ? io^a? .aeaamittee to consider and r
. port on the question of the payment <
?ti a. tba debt; The Senate o?n pur red.
AUBTON, J?nnary G.-The nogro Hov
ard, Who. committed an o u tr age on
'"' white girl m Rochester, a few days sino
arrived .in this city this morning, ac
took bis place in the State Prison, on
?entende Of twenty years. He was vei
tl happy to got away, which he exhibit<
by patting bia thumb to bis nose ai
makiog a fan of his fingers to the orov
outside, sa ha went up the stops of tl
.main hall.:vri/- '.. ? "'T?A' r
BAIAIUOBH, January 6.-B, F. Cate
of the Arm of Cato*, Armstrong & &
I j dead. -
j ; FHIBADHU>HIA, Jan nary 6.- Tho fro
' clads Danu meas, Manhattan, Wyaudotl
'Bango' abd Ajax are now 'fitting out
the navy yard-it is supposed for Cub
Naw ORLEANS, January 5.-Tbs a
proaobes to Mechen i cs' Institute a
strongly guarded by the police. Leg
lato re, State o ttl eera and reporters OL
are admitted. ? At 10 o'clock, a compa
of State militia stacked arms immei
. . diately in front ol the State Hum
When the Legislature assembled, t
following telegram was read:
*'WASHINGTON, January 5.- Hon.
R. West; Governor warmoutn's <
spate h of this date to you received. I
report of the proceedings of tbe Unii
States Marshal is of auch an extraer
nary obsraoter, that I will have the m
sar investigated at once. Pleaso sh
this despatch to the Attorney-General
"(Signed) TJ. 8. GRANT.*
"Undoubtedly justioe will be speed
mated ont to the wrong-doers. 1
catalogue of wrongs bas culminated, G
retribution will be speedy,
"(digued) J. R WEST.1
Prolonged oheers followed. A ec
catitee was appointed to investigate
Conduct of the United States Marsha
arresting the Governor and Legislate
when the extra session adj on rued <
In regular session, Brewster presidi
.. lhere was a stir in the lobby. The
Rina wsa expected by many. A s
Officer from General Emory appea
with a messsge to the Governor that
Federal troops would oo-operate in j
serving order. The Federals arene
arms on the rampart and ic the str
ready for soy emergenoy. The Govi
or received s note from Carter, indi
lng no intention of disturbance. A
ter was received from Carter, protest
against the illegal extra session, and
determination to hold a regular seat
of the Legislature outside tbe Oapi
The Legislature ordered the Serge
et-Ar ms to exolade Carter from tbe
pitol. Also, resolved to exclude m
bera who?* affidavits caased tho arrest
of the Governor and othare.
A resolution wUi .b? introduced to?
morrow; requesting Besiftto* < Kellogg to.
resign. The War mou tbi tea bad fifty
members.' Tue Oarterites met in Kuy*!
street. Forty-eight members, vere pre?
sent The sergeant-at-arms waa sent in
sesroh of ' others. The following is
among the* resolutions explanatory of
the objecta of tbe on io? of Democrats
and some Republicans:
s i Resolved, That the only abd sole ob?'
jeot of said united sotion is to defeat the
nefarious schemes of (io v. War mouth,
and secure the repeal or amendments
already agreed upon by the Democrat?
of, first, the election end registration
laws: , second, tbe | oonstabuiary bili;
third, t?e metropolitan pplioo bill;
fourth, the revenue law and toe printing
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Tho Federal troops have returned to
the Custom house; tbe metropolitans and
militia still guard tho Capitol.
CHABI?ESTON, January 4.-Arrived
Steamship Hes Gall, Baltimore,
A singular incident occurred at Lewis?
ton, Maine, last week, which may, per?
haps, afford physicians a hint respecting
the treatment of that , hitherto unman
ageble disease, diptheria. A factory girl
of that city, while suffering from thu
complaint, was attacked with s severe
coughing, when the nurse, discovering
what seemed to ba a foreign substance
in the patient's throat, seized the end of
it, and, to her surprise and alarm, pulled
out the falso membrane. This act ssvod
the sufferer. A ft bys i ola a of that eitj
now has the membrane in his possessio u.
It is about three inobes in length, Com?
pletely preserved, of a .white leathery
noba tunee, and is so thick that it retain*
the shape of the air passage from which
it waa withdrawn. It has before been
suggested that diptheria and similar dis?
eases might be treated mechanically, and
croup haa sometimes yielded to the sur?
French ideas of popular liberty are
very peculiar; with them a o hange of
masters rarely, implies a change of tbe
old despotic policy. Thou Thiers, no
man was ever moro eloquent in favor ol
the freedom of tbat great bulwark of
popular liberty-the press, yet we find
bia government daily hsccmicg more re?
strictive than Napoleon's ever waa.
Even now fresh restrictions are contem?
plated, and the Minister of the Interior
bas openly announced bis intention of
"making offeudiug journals speedily
feel their effect." Mr. Thiers' ino?n ,
aistenuy may possibly be diotated by the
necessities of tbe times, but it proves
that, until recently, bo waa not as wiBe
id his own day and generation as he
fondly supposed himself to be,
The New York journal of Commerce
says of flunkeyiem and snobbery that
are apparent rn the pr?sence of tbe Bus 1
?ian Dake, that it all belongs to the New
York press, and not to tbe people, and
.dds: "If the reports of some, of tbe
city papers, whose Jenkinses follow the
Grand Duke like poodle dogs every
time he walka into the street, and bribe
ehamber-maids and footmen to give
tbem tbe latest bulletins about his bed,
diet and ouange of clothes, were true,
then wo are iodeed a set of fawning
varlets, and ought to be subjects of an
empire; where we could have these de?
lightful prinoes to flatter and toady upon
for the ress of our lives."
PATHXB AND BOH.-The police, yester?
day, arrested a yoong man named Bas?
com Smith, at the instance of bis father.
J. Ii. Smith, wbo lives near Pine Blouse,
S. O. The latter olaimed that his son
bad stolen a horse from him, and ran off
to this place with it. The horse was
found in tbe possession of young Smith,
but an investigation developed the fad
that it had not been stolen. The father,
it seems, gave the animal to bis non (who
ia about eighteen years of age) some
Mme ainco, and the fatter had ridden him
to this place to escape from his father,
who had threatened to whip him severely
for some trivial offence, xoung Smith
waa released.-Augusta Constitutionalist.
"Green corn" sounds curious at this
season, but here is what the Palatka
(Pla.) Herald says: "The steamer Ook
iawaba arrived here on Monday, the 18th
instant, from Salt Lake. She brought
nine passengers. What was noteworthy
for the season, she bad for market 1,000
ears of green corn from Turkey Greek,
Indian uiver." Tho same paper sayB
"that the present season has produoed
tba largest and most delicious oranges
that we have seen for many years. Per?
haps the unusual size of this fruit is
owing to the fact that the groves lost
one-third of their fruit .during the se?
vere gales of August, since which time
the season baa been most propitious for
"WOHN ??T WITH Fi au HES."-The su
ioide of a olerk in the Bank of New York
occurred recently. The name of the de?
ceased was Rufus Bipley, aged twenty
three. He had been employed for s?ve
ral years in the bank aa book-keeper in
the gold department. He had suffered
at intervals from neuralgia iu the head,
which oaused the most intense pain, and
at times unfitted him for business. He
lefts letter, in whioh be said: "I am
worn out with head-aches and figures,
and I am going to my long rest. I have
made the last posting in the ledger of
life, sod now i am going to 'tick off.'
Good-bye! God blecs youl" The bank
offioers state that the accounts of the de?
ceased are oorreot.
A suit is now in progress in New York
tbat promises to rival tbe celebrated
Gaines casa in prolixity, as it certainly
does in the distioguiahed character of
the parties and the scandalous nature of
the revelations that it involves. The
struggle is for the estate of Mme. Jumel,
once the wife of Aaron Barr, whioh is
now worth 82,000,000. The property is
in possession of one Ohase, who holds
by right of his wife, who claims to be
the illegitimate child of Mme. Jamel;
and the latest claimant is one Bowen,
who represents himself to bethe natural
son of that lady, who seems to have
rather improved on the example set by
ber distinguished hnsband.
?S ? m
A Kentucky paper says: Some weeks
ago, Miss Connolly, of Boone Oonnly,
Kentucky, went to Louisville to obtaiu
an outfit for ber approaching marriage,
and caught the small-pox from Borne
person on the train. Her affianced hus?
band took the small-pox from her and
died. Miss Connelly's death soon fol?
lowed, and four other members of ber
family have been added to the list of vic?
Tennessee bas an average of twebty
eight sores of land for each inhabitant,
TUB UNITRD ST???S OOTOBT? FBUDAT,
Jan gary 5, 1672.-The court met et
\l A. M.? Jadgos Bond And Bryan on
'* Mr. Corbin stated to the ooqrt that,
desired to plead guilty to the obarge of
conspiracy ander the Ka Kins Act.
rimy wt.ro failed In' tue fullowiog order,
and made a formal plea 61 g ail ty : Aaron
iteell, Monroe - Soruggs, Ajex. Bridges,
John Barnett, Wm. B7Barnett, 8tepben
D. Splttun, Marion Gardner, Chesterfield
Sor ogg?, Henry Sarratt. - A. Kird, Mar?
tin Hammett, Lewis Henderson, Wm.
Self, Gharlea Tate. Joba B. Tindall,
Melvin 0. Blackwell, John L. Moore,
John C?n troll. Mr. Corbin roques ted
(bat the court pasa judgment on the pri
n ?zell waa oahed up and naked
what he had to say in extenuation of hia
offence. He stated that he had been
forced into the order through fear; had
been on two raids, and whipped three
colored men. Judge Bond sentenced
bim to a line of 910 and imprisonment
Judge Bond called all the prisoners
ap, and obarged them aa follows:
. You bave pleaded guilty to an indict?
ment which oharges yon with conspir?
ing with other men throughout thia
State, to intimidate a oe?Hun o?ase ol
voters by means of threats, beating and
oven killing, because thal class) of oiti
aens were opposed to the conspirators in
iWe acknowledge great perplexity in
Sitermining what punishment shall be
eted out to yon. We have no word?
strong enough to signify Oar horror at
the means "employed to carry oat the
parp?se of the klacs. Oar difficulty is
personal to yon.
. You have, aa it opp oars from your
statements to the co art, been brought
tip in tho moat deplorable igaoranoe.
At the aojo of manhood, but one or two
.if yon caa oitber read or write, and you
have lived ia a ooajusuuity where the
ttvideuoe BOC ma to establish the fact thal
toe men ol prominence and education
those who, by their superiority in these
respects, establish ana . control public
opinion-were for the most part partial
panta in the conspiracy, or so much ia
terror of it that you could obtain frurr.
them neither protection nor advice, had
yon sought it.
. There is abundant proof of the natnn
aud obaraoter of the conspiracy. Evi
dence of nightly raids by bauds of dis
guised men, wbo bnke into the houser
of negroes and dragged them from theil
bods-parents and children-and, ticing
them to tree?; unmercifully beat them
is exhibited in every case. Murder anc
rape are not unfrequent aooompaui
menta, the story of whioh is too inde
cent for public mention. The peraom
upon whom these atrocities are commit
ted are almost always oolored people
Whatever exouae ia given for a raid, it
ero u elua ion was almost always aocompa
nied by a rebuke for the former exorcist
of the auftr?ge aud a warning aa to th
tature exercise of the right to vote.
But what ia quite as appalling to th
court UH tho horrible nature of these ol
fences, ia the otter absence, on you
part, and on the part of others who bav
made confession here, of any sense o
feeling that you have done auytuiu
very wrong in yonr confessed partioipa
doa in outrages whioh are unexample*
outside of the Indian Territory.
Some of your comrades reoite the oil
onmstanoes of a brutal, unprovoke
murder, done by themselves, with aa lil
tie apparent abhorrence aa they wool
relate the incidents of a pic-nie; an
you, yourselves, speak of the number c
blows with a hiokory whioh you iuflio
ed, at midnight, upon the laaeratec
bleeding back of a defenceless womat
without so much as a blush or sigh of ri
gret. None of you seam to have tb
slightest idea of, or respeot for, the si
oredneasof the human person. Some?
yon haye yourselves been beaten by tl
glans without feeling a smart, but tl
physical pain. There appears tobo r.
wounding of the spirit; no auch sense <
injury to yourself as a mau, aa would t
telt by the humblest of your fellow-oil
zena in any other part of the Unit?
dtates with whioh I am acquainted.
There the citizen upon whom sue
outrages were perpetrated, stung co ma
uess by tho insult to hia manhood, wou
be s (rift to follow the wrong-doer to tl
end.of the world to make him atone f
it. You make exouae for this in yo
statement to tho court that you are ve
ignorant; that the klans would ba
beaten you, and even killed you, had yi
refused to join them in their orin?
Some of you now partionlarly befe
me have actually suffered for your i
fasal before you really united in mei
bership with them. The court, in
endeavor to recognize some features
humanity in you, bas considered thc
foots whioh you plead aa excuses. Y
have grown up in a country wh<
slavery exiated fora long time, and wb(
the whipping-post waa a standing ins
T? see blacks flagellated was no c
usual occurrence. The scene oft
viewed, with ita novelty, lost ita revc
mg effect. And when it came to
understood that the human person v
not BO eacred in the oolored mao aa
secure immunity from outrage, it <
not take it loog to lose its sacred ohar
ter in yourselves, and ia all other u
who, like the oolored man, was oblif
to labor. It must be from this cai
that your utter indifference to wroi
which, among freemen, would stii
fever in the blood of age, arises.
And then you tell us that you dil
from many other portions of the conn
in this, that it has always been obli
tory upon you, and the class to wh
you belong, to look to persons of wea
and eduoation for command, and t
you, in your ignorauoe, had to foll
such persous implicitly.
It will appear strange to your fell
countrymen, who r-jad your story i
that of your confederates, however v
ing they may be to believe you, that
large a portion of tbe young white r.
of your County can be iu such a stab
abject slavery to the men of propt
above them, as to be willing to oom
murder at their oommand.
lu no euee bas there been any ret
anea to these mid-night raiders, exe
on the part of the colored people,
say some of yon "laid out" in the wc
night after night, aud have hidden y<
selves in thickets to escape these
randers. Nono of you, however, 1
had the manliness to defend your
sides from the assaults of these lan
men. There has not been, on your \
so far aB the evidence shows, an ass
and battery committed in defence ol
mily and home and all that freemen 1
Admitting all you have said to
oourt to be true, while the story of ;
condition end of your partioipAtio
-." y? -
thea? outrages-through fear is painfal
enough, tho facto do. not exouse you.
They may palliate, in some degree, your
offence, bat: they cannot j natif y yon.
The po ni ah ment the court award? yon ia
partly inflicted that yo?may learn that
no amount ot th rou te or fear o? punish-,
ment will justify a man in unprovoked'
violence to another, unless the danger
threatened to tao wrong-doer be immi?
nent or actually pr?sent at . the time of
hi? wrong doing, and .even then tho dan?
gar must bs of present great- bodily
harm, and of death itself, before some
of the oriminal conduct confessed would
be justified. It does not exouse you for
participating in thia conspiracy, aud
raiding upon inoffensive colored people,
dragging them from their beds, beating
some and hanging others, that you had
notice if you did not join, the klaus
would visit you.
You are bound to run the risk or seek
means of protection, rather than do vio-,
lenee to your neighbor. The law and
your fellow-citisens look to you to make
this threst of violence difficult of exeoa
tion, by a manly resistance or. on en?
forcement of the law. You had no right,
wheu you oould escape, to make the
prioe of your security too violation of
. Yon and your confederates must make
up your minds either to resist the Ku
Klux oonspiraoy or the laws of the
United States. They cannot both exist
together; and it only needs a little man?
liness and courage, on the part of you
ignorant dupes of designing men, to
give supremacy to the law. Be assured,
it will ?ot be taken as an exouse in your
ossa, or in any other, to bear it said, "1
slew this man because the thief .ordered
it, and. I was afraid," and " 'brushed1
and raped these others beoanse I dreaded
to be whipped if I did not."
Mr. Oorbiu culled John Harris, one ol
the colored men whipped, who gave i
description of bis being whipped in t
severe manner by the Ku Klux.
Monroe Scruggs WUB called np ant
asked what he had to Bay iu extenuation
of his offence. He stated that be hue
been on but one raid, and bad been, too
forced, into the order. Judge Bryai
stated to bim, that on account of hi
youth, the court waa inclined to deal a
leniently with him aa possible; and afte
characterizing the outrages committed a
unmanly and unbecoming a true son o
South Carolina, and calculated to brinj
to shame her fair name, sentenced hie
to pay a fine of $10 and be imprisonei
for six months.
Alexander Bridges waa next called
and sentenced to pay $10 fine aud b
imprisoned a year.
John Burnett, a young man, was sen
teuoed to imprisonment for six months.
Wm. B. Burnett was sentenoed to th
same term of imprisonment.
Stephen D. Splauu was next oalled
He said he supposed that he belonged t
tbe order, bat he had never buen awor
m. Mr. Prioe bad brought him what b
(Prioe) said was the platform of theklac
That he (Splaun) read it, and thongt
there was no harm in it. Price told hil
that the idea was to form a kind of vig
lanoe committee, as had been institute
in various places, and that un organist
tion for that purpose was formed, an
he pnt over it us commander. Tin
afterwards, be attended a meeting of th
Grand Klan, became persuaded of tb
lawlessness of their acts and disbande
The conrt sentenced him to pay a fir
of $50 and be imprisoned two years.
Marion Gardner was sentenced to ic
prisonmont for three months.
Chesterfield Saruggs was sentenced 1
six months' imprisonment.
Henry Sarratt, who stated that he hs
been whipped by the klan before 1
joined, and had never been on any rai
was sentenced to one month's impriso;
Andrew Kird was sentenced to thr<
Martin Hammett was sentenced to 8
Lewis Henderson was sentenoed
three months' imprisonment.
Wm. Self, who stated that he hi
been on three raids; whipped three n
groes-two women and one mau-<
the first raid; there was nothing sa
about politics. On the second raid,
man named Roberts was ordered to st
Helling whiskey near a church, on ohur
days; and the third was to take a color
mun back to his wife, whom he bad le
He waa sentenoed to three monti
Charles Tate, who stated that he h
been on five raids, was seutenced
eighteen months' imprisonment.
Juuios B. Tindall, who stated that
had been on one raid, when a mau a
woman had been made to thrash c
another for illicit cohabitation, and
another raid, to disperse a crowd of :
groes frolicking on a widow lady's pla
contrary to her wishes, was sentenced
one year's imprisonment.
Melvin O. Blackwell, who stated I
be bad been on one raid against B
Phillips, was sentenced to three mont
John L. Moore, who confessed to h
mg been on five raids, was sentenced
imprisonment for eighteen months.
John Cantrell was sentenced to tb
I mouthe' imprisonment.
Mr. Corbin stated that he had anot
batch of prisoners who desired to et
I a plea of guilty.
Jonas Vasaey wss tbe first oalled.
ssid that he bad been obief of He
Creek Klan, aud had been on two ra
Mr. Corbin said for him that be
boon tbe only obief who had volunta
surrendered himself; tbat be bad gi
considerable iuformation, and to t
extent eviuoed a disposition to break
the conspiracy. He was sentenced
pay a lino of $10 and be imprisoned
James Wall confessed to having t
on one raid; oould read and write,
had been to Virginia during tbe war,
Judge Bond said that as he could r<
und had been so fortunate as to t
once been out of tho State, he sh<
bare known better; that he (Ju
Bond) not baviug been reared in St
Carolina, felt some compassion fox
wife aud children of tbe prisoner,
Would sentence him only to t
John O. Wall was sentenced to t
David 0. MoLure received the ?
Calvin Cook stated that ho bad 1
on but ono raid, against James 1
renee, a white man; and, as tbe wit
thought, a Democrat. He was whir
bee a OHO he waa sutpeoted of concei
btoleu money. Cook was sen tone?
tbreo months' imprisonment.
Alfred Clements was sentence?
tbreo months' imprisonment and a
Philip Cantrell was sontenoed t<
same term of imprisonment.
Tho court stated that it would sus
judgment in the ease of M. Turner Phil?
lips, AS be had shown much penitence.
Gibson Cantrell, an old man of sixty*
aix yean, who stated that he bad never
been on a raid, but had been appointed
ono;! of the Executive Committee of I
Horse Greek Klan, was sentenced to one 1
Lewis Jolly's case was postponed on
account of some suspicion in his impli?
cation in the murder of Owens in Union.'
Wk Blackwell was seotcnoed to six j
monttle' imprisonment. Wm. Jolly re?
ceived the same sentence; siso, Alfred
Blackwell. Wm. P. Ramsay was sen?
tenced to three months' imprisonment;
Wm. F. Bobbins, six months; Thos. J.
Price, six months; Taylor Yassey, throe
months; King Edwards, six months;
Onriatenbury Tate, three months; Frede?
ric Paris, six months; Alfred Burke, who
had pleaded guilty to a charge of illicit
distilling, was sentenced to pay a fine of
$1,000, and six months' imprisonment.
James Scruggs, for carrying on the
business ot a retail dealer in liquor
without license, received the same sen?
The petit jurors were finally dis?
charged with the thanks of the oourt for
their services and attention.
The ooo rt then adjourned till to-mor?
row at ll o'clock..
BEUT AL MURD KB.-An inoffensive old
colored man, named Adam Jackson, em?
ployed on the plantation of Mr. Hay?
ward Brown, who resides about eight
miles from Blackville, was on his way
to the latter place, on Saturday before
Christmas, in company with bia son, in
charge of a load of cotton, the old man
walking beeide tbe wagon and the sou
driving. When about one mile from
town, they met a wagon containing five
j white men, who were on their way to
Orangeburg to spend the Christmas.
Tbe old mao politely lifted his hat to the
? party, aud wished them a merry Christ
I mas. Without any other provocation,
one of the party, a man by the name of
Eli Cbavia, from Edge?eld Oounty,
jumped from his wagon, and, making a
terrible lunge at Adam, plunged the
knife into his heart, cutting it in half.
He made no attempt to injure the boy,
but, getting baok into the wagon with
his companions, started off. As soon aa
the son saw tho terrible deed whioh had
been done, he took one of the mules
from bis wagon, and rode aa rapidly as
possible to Blackville, and fortunately
found Mr. Brown aud informed him of
the tragedy, and he and his brother
Pinokney and Mr. S. Graham started in
pursuit. After a chase of some ten or
twelve milt's, they overtook ?nd cap?
tured tba whole five, bringing them back
to Blackville and delivering them over
to the authorities. - Charleston Courier.
John M. Morris, editor of the Wash?
ington Chronicle, baa begun an action
for libel against William J. Murtagh,
editor of the Washington Republican,
laying damages at $20,000. Mr. Morris
in one of the executive clerk? of the
United States Senate, and assumed the
management of the Chronicle about a
year ago, succeeding John W. Forney.
He owned, previously to that time, tbe
Cbaileaton Republican, whioh has since
died. Tho Washington Republican has
charged editorially that Morris was run?
ning the Chronicle on money obtained
from South Carolina State officers Whom
the State Legislature baa been trying to
impeach, and has called npon the Senate
to make an investigation, since the
charges reflected upon one of ita offlc-ere.
It is these charges whioh are met by the
libel sait above mentioned. - -i
PERTINENT AND IMRERTINKNT.-A de?
mure-looking chap bailed a charcoal
peddler with tbe query, "Have yon got
charcoal in your wagon?" "Tes, sir,"
said tho expeotant driver, stopping hlB
horses. "That's right," observed the
demure chap, with an approving nod;
"always tell the truth, und people will
respect youl" And ho hurried on, muoh
to the regret of the peddler, who was
getting out of the wagon to look for a
At a recent meeting of the Institution
of Mechanical Engineers, a paper was
read on self-acting machinery, in which
comparisons were made between hand
work and maobine* work. A skilled
knitter, using tba ordinary needles, will
knit sixty loops, or stitobes, a minute; a
frame-work knitter, with his hand-frame,
knits about 5.400 stiobea a minute; but
three of tho self-acting knitting ma?
chines, whioh can be attended to by
one girl, will knit 40,500 stitches a
SUDDEN DEATHS.-We are informed,
says tho Raleigh Era, that a man by the
name of Lee, slightly drunk, was danc?
ing at a friend's house in Chatham Coun?
ty, on last Sunday night, and fell dead
while danoing. On Monday last, in the
same County, Mr. Jesse Mason was sit?
ting by his fire and died before it was
known that he was sick.
Artemus Ward was once on a slow
Cai if oro ia train, and went to tbe conduc?
tor and suggested that the cow ketcher
was on the wrong end of the tram, for
said be: "You will never overtake a
cow, you know; but if yon'd put it on
the other end it might be useful, for now
there's nothing on earth to hender a cow
from walking right in and biting tbe
Again we find a good word of the in?
fant terribles. A gentleman of ripe age
was oonrting a rioh widow. "See,
m ira ma, "said her ?mali son who waa
playing in tbe room, "this poor M.
Bonhomme has lost all his back bair.
Won't you give him some of yours,
whioh you bonght to-day?"
An old man, named Scvope, who had
been Gol. Houston's right bower in the
Texas war, and bad received wounds and
honors in abandanoe under Gen. Taylot
io Mexico, waa lately found killed and
sculped near Oxford, Kansas.
Tho Seoond Adventists are at it again.
At a convention lately held in Rochester,
they have definitely Bottled tbe time foi
the total destruction of the world. It ii
to take place in 1873.
Union Council, No. 6, R. and 8. M.
TUE Regular Convocation of Union
Counoil, Nu. 6, will beheld on MONDA?
, NIGHT, in Masonio Hall, at 7 o'clock,
I An election of uffloers will take place.
"y order of T. I. G. H. H. E. BRUCE,
Jan 6 2_Recorder.
Blood and Liver Pills.
TO enre SICK HEADACHE, Sick Stomach,
Dizziness or Vertigo, Dad laate in thc
Month, bilious AttaokB, Palpitation of thc
Hean, NervonsncaB, Constipatien, Pain., is
tho llroaat and Back, Kidney Affections.
Tn cure all Disorders uf tho Liver.
To Regulato tho Bowels.
To Purify the Blood.
Tn give now life to the wholo System, th?
Blood and Liver. Cannot be surpassed. Tr}
only ono box: yon will be con T? need. Foi
sal? only at HEIN IT S H'S
I Jan St Drugstore.
LATEST QUOTATIONS d? SOUTTHBB? BB- 1
ornuTTJM IN UH ABiiKteTON, B. C- Jorree tod,
January o, 1872. by
Baa ker and Broker, No. 26 Broad street
Hames of Securities. Hale In. Of'd Asked.
BT ATS BBormnTEfl.
North Carolina, old.... 6 - 82
N. Carol i u a, new. 6 .... 18
Booth Carolina, old..... 6 .i
8. Carolina, now...... 6 .v
S. C. reg'd stock, ex in* 6 ... ?
Georgia, now, (gold)... 7 ..
Georgia, new. 7 .... ..
Georgia.........:.....,, 6 .... ..
Tennessee, Old i... .?-d .... 68
Tennessee, new. 6 .... 68
Alabama. 8 .... 95
Alabama.... 5 .... 68
OU? 8EO?KITIK8. j
Atlanta, Ga., bonds_ 8 .... 83
Atlanta, Ga., bonds.... 7 .... 78 !
Angosta, Ga., bonds... 7 .... 88
Charleston stock. 6 .... 66
Charl'n Fire Loan b'da 7 .... 72
Colombia, B. C., booda 6 .... 60
Columbus, Ga., bonds. 7 .... 70
fifaoon, Ga.,bonds.... 7 78
Mobile, Ala. 8 .... 80
Mobile, Ala.. 6 .... 69
Montgomery, Ala. 8 .... 82
Memphis, Tenn., b'nds
old... 6 52 ..
new.. 6 60
endorsed 6 57
Nashville, Tenn. 6 .... 62
Savannah, Ga., bonds. 7 .... 86
Wilmington, N. 0. 8 _ 76
Wilmington, N. C..... 6 _ 72)?'
Atlantic end Gulf. 7 - 80
B. R. lt., 1st mortgage 7 .... 60
Central Georg's....... 7 95
Charleston and Sa van.. 6 .... 65
Charlotte, Col. & Aug.. 7 _ 82
Cberawand Darlington 8 .... 90
Oberaw A Dar., 2d mort 7 _ 72
Cbesap'ke A Ohio, gold 6 .... 94
Bast Tennessee, Virgi?
nia, endorsed. 6 .... 68
East Tennessee and
Georgia, endorsed.. 6 .... 65
Georgia Railroad. 7 95
Green. A Col., lat mor. 7 .... 95
Green. A C., State go ar 7 _ 58
Green. A Col. : 2d mort 7 _ 47
Laurens.'. 7 .... 50
Macon and Augusta,
1st mortgage. 7 - 85
Macon and Augusta,
?1st mort.,) guar. by
Joorgia Railroad... 7 ..... 92
Macon and' Brunswick,
guaranteed by State
of Georgia. 7 .... 65
Memphis A Charleston. 7 80 86
Mississippi Central, 1st
mortgage. 7 .... 85'
Mississippi Central, 2d
mortgage. 8 70 75
Mississippi A Tennes?
see, 1st mortgage. J. 7 .... 85
Mississippi A Tennes?
see, consolidated.... 8 .... 76
Mobile and Girard, 1st
ortgsgs. 8 88
Mobile A Montgomery,
gold, 1st mort., en A 8 .... 95
Montgomery ond West
Point, 1st mortgage. 8 85
Mosconee, Ga... 7 85
Nashville and Chatta?
nooga, endorsed.... 6 .... 72
Northwestern 1st mort 8 _ 91
North-Eastern, 2d mort. 8 _ 83
Pensacola A Georgia,
* 1st mortgage. 7 - 40
fiav. A Char., 1st mort. 7 - 73
Bar. A Char., State goa 7 - 70
Sav. A Char., 2d mort 8 .... 70
South Carl'a, 1st mort 7 .... 85
South Carolina.. 7 _ 67
South Carolina. 6 _ 67
Spartan burg and Union 7 .
Western Alabama, 2d
mortgage, endorsed. 8 .... 93
RAILROAD STOCKS. Par.
Atlantic and Gulf.100 _ 25
Augusta A Savannah.. 100 .... 85
Central Georgia.100 _ 110
Charlotte, Col. A Aug.. 100 _ 40
Georgia. 100 97 ..
Green, and Col. B. B. . 20 - 2
Macon and Augusta... 100 - 40
Macon and Western... 100 _ 108
Memphis ?. Charleston. 25 9}?
North-eastern. 5G .... 10
Savannah A Charleston 100 .... 20
8. C. R. B. shares. 100 _ 84
S. C. R. R. & B'k shares 125 .... 34
South-western Georgia 100 90 -
Pecp'aN'l B'k Charl'n,
capital 8750,000. 100 .... 103
1st Nat'l Bank Charl'n
capital 8500,000. 100 .... 125
S. C. Loan A Treat Co. 100 _100
Caro. Nat. Bank, Gol'a.
capital 820J.0O0. 100 100 ....
Central National Bank,
Col's, cap'l 8100.000 100 100 ....
Nation'! B'k of Chester,
oapital 850,000. 105
Nat'l B'k of Newberry,
Nat'l B'k Spartacburg,
S. C. Bank & Trust Co.
capital 8200,000. 100 - 100
Bankof Charleston.... 100 - 21
Union Bank 8. 0. 50 - 50
People's Baak So. Ca. 4
Plan. A Me. Bank 8. C. 25 - 25
Bank of Newberry. 25 .
Bank of Camden. 50 .
Charleston Gas Co_ 25 - 20
Charl'n City RR. stock 50 - 54
GranitevilleMan.Co... 100 114 -
G. A C. R. oert. indeb. 54
N. E. R. R , cert, indebt. 65
Mt. Pleasant and Sulli
j van's Island Ferry Co, 100 .... pal
Virginia State Coupona .... 40 ....
tennessee '* " .... 60
City Morfreeaboro M .... 80 -
City of Nashville coup's- 80 ....
City Charleston ocr. in. pai
City of Memphis ooup. .... 75 ....
N. E. R. R. pref, stock. 38
8. AU. R. past due coup.
C. AB. R. past due coup.... 40 ....
New York sight.K off pai
Silver. 103 ....
B. O. BANK BIBI.8,
.Bank of Charleston.
Bank of Camden. 15 ...
Bank Georgetown. 1
Bank of 8. O. J ....
Bank of Chester. 18 ....
Bank of Hamburg. 17 ....
Bank of Newberry. 10 ....
Bank of the State of
8. C.. prior to'61...
" issue '61 and '62.
*P1. A Mee. Bank Ohar'n.
?People's Bank Charl'n.
.Union Back Oharles'n.
*8. W. R. R. Bank, old.
.S.W.R. R. Bank, new.
?tate Bank, Charleston . ... 8 ?...
Farmers'Ex. B k Char. .... 1 ....
Exchange Bank. Oolam .... $ ....
Oom'l Bank, of Colum- 8 ....
Meroh. Bankof Cheraw- 8 ....
Pian ter's Bank Fairfield TA. 8 ....
8.0, bills receivable. 90 -
Charleston change billa. 90 -
19*- Billa marked thoa (*) are being
redeemed ak the counter of above office.
VUiSBMlM ?sui Commercial.
COLUMBIA, 8. C., January 6.--Sales of
??da to-day 47 bales-^middling 19o.
LONDON, January 5-Noon.-Consols
92%. Bonds 92^.
FaAitxroBT, January 5. -Bonds 9Q%.
PABIS, January 5 -Rentes 56f 7c,
Specie decreased 1,750,0O0J.
LIVERPOOL, January 6-3 P. M.
Cotton opened firm-uplands 10>?@
10%; Orleans lOJfc?aOtf; aalea of tba
week 100,000 balea; export 8,000;
speculation 24,000; ?look 669,000;
whereof : American ia 167,000; receipts
88,000; stock afloat 868,000, of which
American is 182,000; shipping at New
Orleans 10%. :\ r
.LavKBsooij, January 6-- Evening.
Cotton closed strong--nearly due from
New Orleans 10 9-16; shipping at New
NEW YOBK, January 6-Noon.-Sales
of cotton for future delivery last even?
ing, 7,400 bales, sa follows: January
20% 208-16; February 20, 2018 16,
20%. 2011-16; March 218-16, 21??, 21%;
April 21, 21%, 21716. 216 16, 21%;
May 21, 21 %, 21%, 21 7-16. Wheat un?
settled and held 2@8o. higher. Pork
quiet-new 14.00@14 25. Cotton firm
upland? 20%; aalea to-day 400 bales; laat
evening 2,1100-Orleans 21%. Freights
quiet. Stocks much better than at the
opening. Governments dull sud heavy.
Money Brm, at 7. Gold steady, st 9%.
State bonds doll but steady. Exchange
-long 9%; abort 10.
7 jP. M.-Cotton firm; sales 3,776
bales -uplands 20% ; Orleans 21 %. Flour
active and firmer-common to fair 6.80
@7.55; good to choice 7.60. Whiskey
armer, at 92%. Wheat 2o. better and
in good export demand-whiter red
Western email@example.com. Corn ateady. Bice
steady. Pork a ?hada firmer, at 14.25@
14.60. Lard steady. Freights unchanged.
Money easier, at 7, currency, to a frac?
tion commission. Discounts 9@12. Ster?
ling bcivy, ai C?9%. Gold 8%?S.
Governments quiet and steady, 'len
nesaees firm ; Yirginiaa less strong; North
Carolinas strong; new Sooth Carolinas
steady; remainder dull, but steady. The
Treasury disbursed 8700,000 of gold to?
CINCINNATI, January 5.-Pork firm, aft
firstname.lastname@example.org. Lard-kettle 9%. Shoul?
ders 6%; olear aidas 7%(3>7%. Whiskey
declining, st 88.
LouiHVXLiiB, January 6.-Bagging
firm, st 18($14. Flour firm. Corn
steady. Provisions firm. Whiskey dull,
ST. Loma, January 5.-Flour-ad?
vance asked. Corn firm. Whiskey
easier, at 89@89%. Pork quiet. Ba?
con in fair jobbing demand. Lard
GALT?STON, January 5. - Ootton steady
-good ordinary 18%; receipts 1,708
bales; sales 500; stock 47,994; receipts of
the week 6,722; aalea 8,300.
CHARLESTON, January 5.-Colton firm?
er-middling 19%; receipts 804 bales;
sales 600; stock 03,407; receipts of the
week 8,015; sales 4,500.
NEV/ ORLEANS, January 5.-Cotton
steady-middling 19% @ 20; receipts
11,063; aalea 9,200; stock 191,561; re?
ceipts of tba week 60,691; sales 49,000.
liOKTOK, January 6.--Cotton steady
middling 21; receipts 400 bales; sales
500; stock 8,600; receipts of the week
7,290; ssles 2,600.
AUODSTA, January 6.-Cotton strong
middling 19; sales 700 balee; stock
19.425; receipts of the week 3,940; salea
MOBIL ii, January 5.-Cotton quiet
and firm-middling 19%; receipts 2,238
bales; sales 500; stock 61,711; receipts
Of the week 12,869; salea 11,300.
WILMINGTON. January 5.-Cotton firm
-middling 19% ; receipts 48 bales; sales
174; stock 6.473; receipts of the ?eek
966; ssles 682.
BALTIMORE, Janusry 5.-Cotton firm
middling 20%; receipts 1,912 bales;
ssles 810; atock 8,792; receipts of the
week 3,540; sales i,950.
PHILADELPHIA, January 5.-Cotton
firm-middling 21; receipts 2,026.
M Burma, Jan nary 5.-Cotton active
and excited-middling 20; receipts to?
day 4,900 bales; of the week 10,265;
NORFOLK, January 5.-Cotton firm
low middling 19%; receipts 1,271 bales;
sales 200; ?tock 4,642; receipts 10,875;
sales of the week 1,010.
SAVANNAH, January 5.-Cotton irregu?
lar and holden firm; demand fair-mid?
dling 19%@20; recoipta 2.647 balea;
sales 2,200; stock 78,875; receipts of the
week 15.095; salas 11,063.
WHOL.KH ALK PHIUKS UtatKKM.
OOHBRUTED W1EKLY BY TH? BOABD OF TRAD*.
APi-LKS, Mbu.2 00(0)3 Oil. ilOLASS?S,(Juna,35<l?5U
BAoaufo,.18(028 NewOrl'ns 80(090
BALK Rora, Ma.22(tf*4 Sugar H'se.. 60(a90
N. Y.or Wesfcilb 7(01?? NAILS, V keg5 50(uo 00
BrrrrEE,North. 28?234ol ONIONS,?Lm?i 50?! 75
Country, ?H tt.2?(0:t?? Om, Kerosene,g 85(045
BAOOH. Hams. 17(019 Machinery. .76061 00
Bides, V lb.. 9(010 SPKOIK, QoJd (01 08
Shoulder?.... 7??9 Silver. (01 03
OAMnLES,Sperm*0'?7l> POTAT'S, Iris 1 50(2(200
Adamantine ?M9<?20 Sweet, bus G0(i?80
COTTON YABNI 20(01 25! BICK, Carolina S> 7((t0
OoTTON. Stet M,_19! SnoT,$bag. 2 75(^3 On
Middling.18*1 SALT,Liverp.2?0(t?2 20
Low Uidl'g.lb] SOAP, Va. 7Jfe">
Good Orduy.17* HEIEITS, Alsohoi,g!6 00
Ordinary.17 Brandy . .4 00(01200
OHKKHE.E.D.Ib. 1?-32U Oin.2 00(06 00
factory.16(022 Bum.2 00(07 00
OorrxE, llio,^0)24^26 Whiskey... 185(06 00
Laguayra_25?28 SO?AB, Crus A. P15<016
Java.83 aS5 Brown.12(01*
PLO tm, Co. 6 75(01000 STABOB, $ Tb... 8 i (3) 10
Northern. 760(010 00 TBA.Oreon Ibl 00(0260
Qailll. Corn 1 00?I 15* Black,. . .1 00(31 10
Wheat_1 80(02 00 TOBACCO, Ohw.CO<01 00
Oats.78@80 Smoking,fr..6O(01 00
Peas.1 10(01 16 VINKOAB, Wine,.60@60
HAY, North, Wa wt.2 00 Frenoh.... (01 00
HICKS,Dry, %Ibl2i?lt" WINS, 0ham.,25?28 CO
Oreen....?8 Port, %igal80O@680
LABU, W lb.12?16 Sherry... 273?7C0
LiMK. ?bbl.2 CB'aa TO Madeira.. .3 00(88 00
Headquarters for Garden Seeds.
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Garter's first crop Peas,
Little Gem Tom Thumb Peas,
Early Long Pod,
Onion Sets, Bed and Whits,
Lawn Grass Seed,
Bed and White Clover,
Timothy and Kentucky Blue Grass,
Orchard Grasa Seed,
For sate, wholesale and retail, at
Jan 6 J _H RI NITS H'S Drug 8tore.
THE HOUSE and LOT, on Piokene
street, belonging to estate of Mrs. II.
_Zimmerman, deceased. The Lot oon
taius upwards of an acre, with a roomy and
oommodions Dwelling, and a smaller build?
ing, ereoted for a Behool House, but suitable
as a Residence for a small family; alsops fine
Garden, Fruit Trees, Well and Spout water,
tbs usual out-buildings, Ao.
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