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Foreign AfTair?? y
LONDON, February 27.-Gladstone, in
the House of Gommons, answering ques?
tions, admitted that the Government
had exchanged notes with foreign Go?
vernments regarding the International
It is estimated that 1,000,000 people
will bo added temporarily to the London
population to-day, in view of the thanks?
giving procession for tbe Prinoo of
Noisy and hostilo crowds promenaded
Antwerp last night. No serious colli?
sions. The police were vigilant and diB
persed large crowds.
-LATISH.-The Royal procession is mov?
ing. The weather is fine. Tho lino ot
march extends sevea miles,-and is de?
corated tbronghont. 1,400 were admit?
ted within the Cathedral upon tiokets
while thousands upon thousands ur?
outside, who can only hear the Cathe
dral music. The attendance 1B nam
bered by millions.
LONDON, February 27-Evening.-Th?
celebration was a complete succesi
thronghout. Great illumination to
night, The day was observed as a lega
holiday tb rou gb out the-United King
PAMS, February 27.-Tho Pope ha
written to the French Bishops askini
them to support Chambord for th
French ruler. It is reported Chamb?n
leaves Antwerp to-night.
SALT LAKE, February 25.-Tho Ad
mission Convention adopted female sui
WASHINGTON, February 27.-A larg
field of icc struck tho steamers Look
wood and Silver Bow, at the month c
Red River. The wharf boat and th
steamer Minnie were injared. Th
Lookwood and Sliver Bow's insuranc
(812,000) ran out the day before the dil
aster. The ice was from a Missou
A rumor comes from Oinoinnati tnt
the steamer United S ta to a, of the Cit
cinnati and Louisville line, exploded.
The river rose four feet in three hour
at St. Joseph, Mo. A. temporary bridg
was swept away.
A desperado, called Kentucky Jual
killed two men at Fairburg, Kanoa
The people had tied Jack to a stake, ac
were burning him alive, when the auth
ritios rescued him.
The Pacific Road is again blockade
beyoud Salt Lake.
The German American Association
Connecticut passed resolutions comp!
The Court of Claims, acting und
the recent decision of the Supren
Coart, declaring Drake's amendme
unconstitutional, in the case of Sim?
Wi tko w ski va. the United States, f
proceeds of cotton captured at Sava
nab, fpnnd, as a fact, that the olaima
had not proved that "at all times he hi
borne true allegiance to the Governme
of the United States, and never gave a
or comfort to rebellion against the sa
Government;" but decided, as a mat)
of law, that tbe proclamation of Pre
dent Johnson, of December 25, 18t
granting unconditional pardon and a
nealy to all who had directly or in
reotly participated in the rebellion, :
lieved the claimant from any proof
A Matamoros special says: Que ru
writes from Camargo, on the 23d, tl
Trevino was marohing on San Luis 1
toei, with 1,000 men. Rocha, with l,i
men, was at San Phelipe-two da
march from San Luis Potosi. 4,(
Government troops were at San Miga
marohing on San Luis Potosi. 1
fate of the city depends upon the celez
of the respective forces, and the ree
of the battle, which is io evitable, ^
decide the fate of Mexico.
BUOWNSVIMIB, TEXAS, February 27
Tho colleotor oieared an Amern
steamer for Camargo. The attiti
assumed by the American authori
will prevent Mexican interference.
Foimmss Momios, February 27.-'
Wyoming is here, adjusting her ci
pass. She sails in a few days for.
WASHINGTON, February 27-Eveni
-In answer to many applications
seeds, from the Carolinas and the C
States, the Agricultural Department
quests tho re-statement that the ad van
season would render further distribut
thero comparatively valueless. '
capacity of the department has I
almost exclusively worked for that
tion for several months past.
J. D. Pope, nominated as District
torney of Georgia, has resigned.
The Cabinet considered Granvi
vote, without final aotion. Some no
hers urged a modification of Fi
draft, to avoid the possibility of gi
In the Senate, a bill admitting ph
graphs, paintings and statuary, for c
bition, duty free, was passed. Rei
tions of inquiry regarding applioat
for Government offices and the sal
arms occupied the day.
In tho House, Sheldon, from the (
mittee on Commerce, reported thc
nato bill making Shreveport, La., a
of delivery, which was passed. A
requiring tho officers of national b
to stamp all notes presented at
counters which are counterfeit, alt
or spurious, aa the case might req
failed, by 87 to 96. Wheeler iutrod
a bill to amend an A ot inoorporatin
Texas Paoi?o Railroad. Referred t
Committeo on the Pacific Railroad
provides n longer time for tho coi
tion of tho West end of tho road
authorizes tho issue of oonsolii
bonds of thia road and the roads \
it absorbs, viz: the Southern Pacifi
Memphis and El Paso. Tho S
amendments to a bill bridging thc
souri at St. Joseph's woro adopted
tho bill passed. Deficiency was rest
Tito clause repealing tho law for
lishing tho statutes i ucwnpapci
Probabilities-The barometer will pro
bably fall throughout the Atlantic States
by Wednesday morning; clear weather
continuing in New York, and increasing
cloudiness South of Pennsylvania.
Cloudy and threatening weather, with
falling- barometer, will extend Eastward
over the Gulf States, with Southerly
winds on the coast.
LOUISVILLE, Fobru?ry 27.-The steam-'
er United States, reported oxploded, ar?
rived here safely.
HAVANA, February 27.-The fleet,
with Alexis, has arrived.
SAN FBANCISCO, February 27.-Tho
steamer Montana has arrived from Gnu
yam as. Pesqoiera defeated the revolu?
tionists in Ginaloa, but, whllo advancing1
the next day, was deserted by a ptlrt of
his force, and corr, pe ll ed to return.
NBW YOBK, February 27-Evening.
Seven jurors have been obtained in
Mayor Hall's easo.
The defence of Stokes on the question
of the legality of tho grand jory dosed
to-day. The proneoution commences to?
Gov. Hoffman nominated J. Oakley
Yenderpool, of Albany, as health offiotr |
for New York.
Proceedings have been com mou ced
against Naylor & Co., for $200,000,
NOBFOIIK, VA., February 27.-Arrived
from Liverpool, via Halifax, the steam?
ship Austrian, of the Ulan Line. She J
has thirty-three cabin and nineteen
steerage passengers, must of whom are
merchant? or farmers, who come for a1
permanent residence in the Southern
- ^ . ?
tl mm ?-lui and Commercial.
CoiiUMniA, S. C., February 27.-Sales
of cotton, to-day, 45 bales-middling
Nnw YonK, February 27-Noon.
I There being no beards to-day, tho prices
of all stocks and bonds, except vory ac?
tivo ones, aro merely nominal. Stocks
very strong. Governments dall sud
quiet. Money T. Gold 10)4. Ex?
change-long 9>?; short 10>?. Flour
dull and declining. Wheat dull and
nominally lower. Corn dull and heavy.
Pork quiet:- new moss email@example.com.
Lard steady, fit 9?"a(<y9?4. Cotton quiet
-uplands 22%; Orleaus 23?^; sales 492
bales. Freights qniet.
7 P. M.-Cotton steady; sales 1,450
bales-uplands 22%; Orleans 23>?.
Flour dull and unchanged. Whiskey
activer but lower, at 90??(g)90;?. Wheat
heavy and nominally l(g)2c. lower; de?
cline chiefly on spriug-winter red
Western 1.65@1.?0. Corn closed heavy
and lower, at 69J?@70>?. Rico quiet.
Pork a H h ado easier, at 14.00(a) 14.12.
Lard inaotiver and a shade easier.
Freights heavy. Money 6@7. Sterling
9X@9>?. Gold 10??@10>?. Govern?
ments dnll but steady. States steady
but neglected. New Sooth Carolinas |
30. Sales of futures to-day 11,650 bales,
as follows: March 22^, 22 15-16; April
22 13-16, 23; May 23^, 23 7-16; July
28%\ August 23>?, 23.%; September!
CINCINNATI, February 27.-Pork nomi?
nal, at 13.0O@13.5O. Lard unchanged.
Bacon quiet-shoulders 53?; sides 7@
1%. Whiskey 85.
LOUISVILLE, February 27.-Bagging
demand light and holders Arm, at 16@
17. Provisions iu fair demand on
orders; little demand for round lots.
Pork 13.25. Shoulders 6)4', sides 7>?@
7??. Whiskey 86.
H ALTIMORE, February 27.-Cotton
firm-middling 22 34'; receipts 888 bales;
sales 240; stock 7,923. Flour quiet and
firm. Wheat active and firmer. Corn
steady, and receipts light. Pork 14.25.
Bacon unchanged. Whiskey 90,l?(a)91.
CHARLESTON, February 27.-Cotton
quiet-middling 21%; receipts 1,240
bales; sales 200; stock 22,483.
NEW OBLEANS, February 27.-Corn
Bcaroe but firmer-mixed 72@73; white
80@85. Lard easier-tierce 9>?@9}?;
keg 10@i0,!4. Molasses depressed by
heavy receipts of Northern syrnp-Lou?
isiana molasses, inferior 35(^10; prime
57@58; striotly prime 60. Others un?
changed. Cotton steady-middling 22}? ;
receipts 4,808 bales; sales 2,000; stock
SAVANNAH, Februury 27.-Cotton
in moderate demand; holders reluctant
to sell- aaiddling 2l%@21??; receipts
1,369 bales; sales 4,900; stock 67,137.
NORFOLK, February 27.-Cotton quiet j
-low middling21)^;receipts 1,130 bales;
sales 100; stock 4,641.
WILMINGTON, February 27.-Cotton
qniet and weak-middling 22; receipts
98 bales; stook 3,667.
PHILADELPHIA, February 27.-Cotton
quiet and steady-middling 23.
MOBILE, February 27.-Cotton firmer I
-middling21%; receipts 217 bales; sales |
900; stook 62,126.
GALVESTON, February 27.-Cotton
qniet-good ordinary 19%; reoeipts 690
bales; sales 450; stook 43,830.
BOSTON, February 27.-Cotton steady I
-middling 23J?; reoeipts 1,646 bales;
sales 900; stock 7,500.
THB CITY OP VEILED WOMEN.-The
City of tb? Veiled Women, in Siam, isl
a city numbering 9,000 inhabitants, all
of whom are women. 1,000 of these aro
considered royal, and the remainder are ]
their servitors. Women blacksmiths,
jewelers, merchants and manufacturers |
are spoken of, and also, women sentinels,
soldiers, judges and executioners. The
young Prince who was under the educa?
tional influence and training of an
English teacher for six years, is now
"Supremo King of Siam." Ho has re?
cently dooread the abolition of slavery
throughout the empiro, thereby emanci?
pating 15,000,000 of slaves, nearly four
times the number mado freo by our late
war. Doubtless, tho judicial moral tui?
tion of tho patient little Englishman is
evidenced by this enlightened and Chris?
A gang of burglary in Indiana,
worked all night ut a County Treasurer's
safo and wero rejoiced to lind 91.10 ir.
its roomy lecosses.
How Fisk Oat Illa Start.
The Chicago Evening Poat gives quite
an interesting account of Jim Fisk's
earlier career, and tells how hu got his
start, na follows:
When Fisk was about ten years of age,
he kept a emull market-stall in Benning?
ton, Vermont. Oue day, the eminent
steamboatman, Daniel Drew, came to
the market with his banket on his arm.
Ho asked young Fisk if his eggs ?rere
fresh. "You bet,'' replied the ing?nions !
boy; "pap pulled thom off the vines
this morning." "Qive me a dozen, son?
ny," replied Mr. Drew. The next stall
was kept by El i ph ale t Buckram. "Is
this pumpkin good, my son?" asked the
venerable stock-broker. "It is a good
enough Morgan," answered the truthful
obild; "but, sir, if you will examine
that portion concealed from too scruti?
nizing viow, by contact with the boards
forming tho counter of tho stall, you
will see that there is a bad spot in it."
"Does not that seem unbusiness-like,
my child, to ory down your own wares?"
asked the kind-hearted millionaire. "My
sainted mother told me I munt never tell
a lio with my little hatohot," responded
Eli ph al et Buckram. The rich man was \
moved to tears; he took out his purse
and gave Eliphalet Buckram a pat on
the hoad, and said be was a good boy.
Whou he had gone, Eliphalet Buckram
said to little James, ".O, JamcB, what
mado you tell such a ?b? You know
those eggs were laid throe weeks ago.
You will seo that I have gained a cus?
tomer, aud you havo lost one." Well,
whou Eliphalet went home, his step?
mother cumo to 'au dour and said:
"Hero you are, you lazy little sneak, nud
.You haven't soli, tho pumpkin yet! I'll
pumpkin youl" And sha- took him in
her step-motherly arms, nud funned
him with an ox-goad until ho said that
ho would prefer taking meals off the
mantel-piece for thu next few consecu?
tive days, to sitting down with the rost
of the family. And next da}*, Daniel
Drow carno into the market "reariu*
and a toariu'," UH old inhabitants say,
and said: "Where is the boy that Bold
me thoso eggs?" aud Jim Fisk pointed
to Eliphalet and said: "Thora ho is,
air," and Daniel Drew reinforced that
boy's Btep-mother's ox-goad with his
cane so elTeotually that-but never mind.
So Daniel Drew bought all his gnrdeu
sass of Jim Fisk. In after life, Eliphalet
Buckram set up a grocery store, and
gave trtibt to all the poor people, and
never sanded his sugar, and wouldn't '
qualify his rum with water; BO ho burst
up, and the sheriff sold him out, and he
went to the poor-house. But Daniel
Drew kept his eye on Jim Fisk, aud
bye-andbye he gave him a partnership
in the Erie Arm, and Jim beat him ont
of $1,000,000. This is not a story for
good little boys. Wo fear it is too neur
AN UNDERGROUND RIVER.-The Craw?
ford County (Iud.) Democrat gives the
following, on the authority of "ono of
the best citizens of the County:"
Two men, na tu od John E. Stanley and
Fredrick Henninger, were employed to
dig a well on tho farm of Mr. Beujamiu
Ellis, who reeides in Washington County,
near the line of Harrison and Washing?
ton Counties. They had proceeded but
a short distance, however, when they
encountered a bed of loose "nigger?
head" rocks, whiob, upon being broken
open, were found to contain water and
other Bnbstanoes, supposed to be oro of
some kind. When they reached tho
depth of sixty feet from the surface,
they came to a large oave, which they
followed a distance of ten or twelve feet,
when there bofore their gazo was a beau?
tiful river of oleur water, whioh, upon
examination, was fouud to contain nn
innumerable number of small white Ash.
Upon a closer examination, it WIIH found
to be sixteen feet wide und live in depth,
and as clear and cold as spring water.
As an experiment, a lighted caudle was
placed upon ii small piece of plauk and
set afloat. It started off into tho dark?
ness, with the current, and was soon lost
to sight. Several persons have visited
this great curiosity, and many wero the
conjectures as to whore tho water carno
from and whither it went, but nothing
satisfactory could be arrived at.
IMPORTANT EXPERIMENT.-Au experi?
menting Detroit chemist took a pieoo of
thread bare ootton cloth, smeared it with
boiled linseed oil, aud put it in tho cen?
tro of a chest filled with paper nnd raga.
Although tho room was not tight and the
weather was cold, there was a smell of
tiro about tho room in eight days. Un?
packing it, the exporimentor fonnd thc
rag half charred. In April ho mado a
similar experiment with a pair of paint
era' overall?, whioh ho rolled up with
pine shavings and crowded in next to
the roof boards of a loft. In a week the
smell of smoke alarmed a workman in
the next room, nnd the overalls wore
found to be on fire. And during tho1
hottest weather, a handfull of old oottou
rags, not smeared with oil, became hot I
enough when hung np in a tin box in tho I
sun, to light matches whioh he had
placed among them. Thoso facta show
tho necessity of caution in putting away
rags, especially those that may bo satu?
rated with oil, benzine, or other inflam?
IMPORTANT LIFK INSURANCE DECISION.
Tho suit in Boston against the Mutual
Benefit Life Insurance Company, of Now
Jersoy, by tho administrator, to recover
$7,000 insurance on the lifo of James F.
C. Baxter, resulted in a verdict for tho
plaintiff in tho full amount. The de?
fence was that Baxter died of intem?
perance, it being stipulated iu tho
policy that iutumpcianco would render
Laura A. Berry, of Davenport, Iowa, is
tho first woman, who, UH n notary public,
"sworo" a man in Iowa, but not by an}'
moans tho first who, as a "lovely
woman," mudo a mau swear in that du
A St. Louis firm is "ll. C. Colo, Sow
PBRVERTINO WORDS.-A late number
of the Atlanta (Ga.) Sun assertB that tho
compilers of tho last edition of Webster
have introduced into tho body of the
work such slang words as "lucofoco"
aud "copperhead." The first is defined
as applied to "a member of the Demo?
cratic party," and tho last to "a North?
ern sympathizer with the Southern rebel?
lion;" while the word "scalawag" has no
political signi?cauce given to it, and
"carpet-bagger" is not found in the
work. In regard to tho word "scala?
wag," the interesting faot may be stated
that it was first used in the cuttle reports
of the New York jTrtbune, by Solon
Robinson, who adopted the expression
from the drovers to designate lean,
scrubby cattle. Tho word as thus used
WRB a corruption by the drovers of Gal?
loway, a species of horses of a small
size, first bred in Galloway, Scotlund.
Mr. Greeley was the first in this oountry
to give scalawag a politioal sigoificanco,
using it as long ago as 1855 to describe
scurvy politicians. Thus much might
have boen mentioned in the last edition
of Webster without detriment to tho
most loyal sensibilities. Wo do not at?
tach much importance to tho omission
of carpet-bagger, as every oue knows
what that means.
It ia also alleged that in thc last edi?
tion, tho definition of "Congress," and
all such words ns "Stato," "constitu?
tion" and "compact" have boen changed
from all former editions. In tho former
editiou of tho work, Congress was de?
fined as follows:
"The Assembly of Senators and Rep
reoentatives of tue United States, ac?
cording to tho present constitution or
political compact, by which they are
united in a federal republic."
But in this last edition it in said to
have been changed to read as follows:
"The Assembly of Senators und Rep?
resentatives ot the people of a nation
especially of a republic-for tho purpose
of enacting lawH and considering mut
tuts of national interest, und couatitut
iug tho chief legislative body of tho na?
lu this editiou the words "United
States" havo been changed to "nation,"
ami in another line "federal republio" is
stricken out, and a "nation" substituted
in its placo.
An attempt b) pervert tho meaning of
words in tho interest of a political party
must be condemned by fair minded men
of all political ideas. To make a politi?
cal text book of a dictionary is certaiuly
n uew idea. This latest edition of Web?
ster is edited by a certain Dr. Portor.
Lo! TBS Poon li KATHEN.-On account
of tho inadmissibility of Chinese testi?
mony in the courts of California, wo are
told that the first of the miscreants tried
for his share in the Los Angelos riot,
which resulted in the murder of a num?
ber of unoffending Celestials, was ac?
quitted without having to offer auy de?
fence, Bolely becauso none but Mongo?
lian witnesses (though of these there
wero plenty) could be found for tho pro?
secution. Surely, such a state of affairs
is neither conducive to tho maintenance
of publio morals nor ultogother credit?
able to tho consistency of a civilization
whioh insists on first class hotel accom?
modations for peripatetic negroes, and
puts forth its might to mouogramize the
Mormon. Granting that ethnologists
are wrong, aud that thc African specios
of tho getius homo is higher thau the
Mongoliun in the scale of creaton; ad?
mitting even that, although no depth of
turpitude is deeper than Hogging a
colored brother, there is no particular
harm in killing a Cbiuamun, so far, at
least, as tho Chinaman himself is con?
cerned; we submit, nevertheless, that?
the avowed purpose of law is to disci?
pline criminals and to protect tho com?
munity at large against the repetition of
crime, without regard to tho individual
worthlessness of tho person who is chiefly
injured. It is on thin ground that the
man who should slay Senator Brownlow,
or steul tho putative property of Gen.
Butler, would Still be held amenable to
tho penalties in such cases made and
provided, and for the same reason that
rules in th iso extremo examples, it is to
tho interest of Caucasian Californians to
briug malefactors to justice, though it
were only a Chinaman who was robbed
or murdered. But if tho perpetration
of such a deed, among a crowd of other
Chinamen bo legally mudo equivalent to
its commission in impenetrable secrecy,
there is manifestly little usu in having
auy criminal courts at all.
I A's to York World.
Sportsmen are now having an exciting
time iu Buckingham County, Virginia.
A correspondent, writing under dato of
the lUth instaut, dcscriboH the groat
"pigeon roost" on the old furnace lauds
near Can ton. Ho says: "Tho aroa of
thc roost is four square miles, and to ono
who never saw a sight of the kind it is
truly amazing. From one hour of sun
until night tho air is darkened with
countless thousands of tho birds, Hying
from all directions (South of tho river)
inward to tho roost. Thorn is a grandeur
indescribable in tho mournful sound of
rushing wings aa the trackless armies,
marshaled in tho 'viewless wind,' como
sweeping to their bivouac. But tho
evening sight is not to bo compared to
that of tho morning, when tho pigeons
aro leaving tho roost. Rushing upward
from tho bushes li ko columns of blue
smoko, tho rays of tho morning sun
paint thom' with rainbow tints, and a
canopy overshadows tho woods like tho
sulphurous olouds above a battle-field.
Wheeling ii? grout divisions in tho air,
they divide, each army to its leader, aud
tho Heavens grow lighter IIB they disap?
pear to refill their craws with acorns."
Lancaster, Mass., contains in its poor
house an ?lld woman known tis "Aunt
tlates," who distinctly remembers see?
ing her father luke down his gun lo
fight tho roil coats at. Bun!;er Hill.
A Wisconsin niau reported thai lie
couldn't Hud a word iii his dictionary,
because "the book hadn't got an index."
THE BAD SPANISH PROSPECT.-Ama?
deas, tho young King of Spain, has
fouud Cabinet-making one of tho most
difficult tasks of bis new Government.
During the sbort period be has occupied
the Spanish throne, he has been chiefly
engaged in this perplexing business, and
has just completed again the formation
of a new Ministry. But the anarchical
condition of Spain and the uncertainties
of the future make some of those who
are most oompotent reluctant to accept
the position of Minister. The late com?
position of the Cabinet seems to be very
unpopular, and it is reported that tho
young King has become BO disgusted
with the ungovornable disposition of the
Spanish people as to contemplate abdi?
cation, and has urged his father, Victor
Emanuel, to sanction the stop, though
the Italian monarch advises him to be
patient, and to hold ou for tho present.
Tho head of the new Government, Sa
gosta, is spoken of as a postilent politi?
cian, who has gained a strong influence I
over tho mind of tho yoong King. It is
said that Sagosta belongs to the reac?
tionary party, and that he and the real I
of the Cabinet are in a minority iu tho]
Cortes. It is thought that while he re?
mains in power, there can be no hope of
peace iu Spain nor of roform in Cuba
and Porto Bico. Ho represents the
polioy of repression aud intrigue at
home, and complete subservience to tho
demands of tho slaveholders and the
volunteers of Havana in the colonies. lu
a recent speech in tho Cortes, ho re?
ferred to tho massacre of the college |
youths by tho armed mob at Havana,
saying that tho acts of traitors explained 1
and palliated such au oat. It seems evi?
dent that Spain, like France, wiil have
to go through many trials before ar?
riving ut establo Government, and that,
like that count ry, while discontented '
with a monarchy, she is not prepared for
A COMET DARTINO DIRECTLY TOWARDS
OUR GLOBE.-A decidedly new sensation
is promised us ou tho 12th of next Au?
gust. The famous M. Plan (arnonr, Pro?
fessor of Astronomy at Geneva, has dis?
covered a now comet, which, it is de?
clared, execods iu size auy similar mctoor
hitherto kuowu of. By the elaborate
calculations of this learned observer,
the new comet is darting directly toward
our globe, with prodigious velocity, and
will come into collision with it on the
12th of August, us aforesaid. The ap?
proach of thia terriQc object will be he?
ralded by an extraordinary degreo of
heat; and the catastrophe cunuot possi?
bly be avoided. unUse by a deflection,
not now to bo prognosticated, produced
by tho comet impinging on the attract?
ive scopo of some ether heavenly body.
We believe that this alarming prophecy
corresponds with ono of Dr. Cummings'
more recent announcements, and, if so,
science aud religion-or ono eccentric
representative of it-will, for once and
unequivocally, be in accord. The inha?
bitants of tho earth will have, at least,
this consolation, that after tho Planta
mour comet comes within tho range of
telescopic observation, and becomes viai
ble to tho nuked eye, there will yot bo a
long time for them to set their houses in
order, and prepare for the "eternal
smash" that must ensue.
A DELUGE IN DUNDEE.-The cable gives I
au acoount of the occurrence of a de?
structive flood in Scotland, in tho valley
of tho Tay, caused by the Budden rising
of the waters of the Frith and tho Tay.
The flood poured into the plains on both
sides, swept everything before it, and I
extended Irocu Dundee to Perth. Great
damage is reported iu Dundee, as well
as to valuublo property between the two
DEATH FROM HARD DRINKINO.-A|
colored girl living iu Elliott street,
known as Julia Piuckuoy, died early j
yesterday morning. She was au untir?
ing devotee of Bacchus, by whom she |
wai ut last cheated out of her existence.
A widower was recently rejected by a
damsel that didn't want affections that|
had been "warmed over."
p. . _.- ._-. . '
Darekh A me th.
AT a meeting of the Israelites of Columbia,
held on Sunday, Fobrnary 25,1872, at Tem
pt-rauce Hall, tho following gentlemen wore
elected permanent ofticcra: Hardy Solomon,
President; 1). Epatien, Vico-Proaident; Iaoao
Sulzbachor, Secretary and Treasurer.
DOA un TIUSTLKS.-Jacob Levin, G. A. Vi
pansbi, D. C. PeixottO, L. Carr, J. Goldsmith.
KXTHACT FROM MIXUTES.
Jietoitetl, That a committeo of two woraoua
from each Ward he appoined hy tho Chair to
tako subscriptions from our follow-citizeiiB
for the purpose of erecting a Synagopui
this city; aleo, that tho Preaidcut ahall c
atituto ono of tho committee.
Tho Chair appointed tho following gentle?
men to constitute the said committoe: Jacoh
Levin, U. Solomon, Isaac Sulzbacher, T. M.
Pollock, D. C. Poixolto, D. Epatien, L. Carr,
J. Goldsmith. ISAAC SULZUACHKlt,
Feh 28 1 Secretary.
Richland Lodge No. 39, A.F. M.
AN EXTRA COMMUNICATION
dhis Lodge will ho hold in Masonic
Hall, THlHIWedne.day) EVENING, at
7 o'clock. Tho E. A. Degree will be conferred,
liv order of tho W. M.
'Feb-SI PAULINO. Secretary.
FZf \ TONS Z ELL'S PHOSPHATE,
OU -VJ toiiH liurger ft Butt's Phosphato. I
Tel ina cash, or on favorable terina till No
veniher I." WELLS & CALDWELL.
ril 11 AT eligihlv located and modorn built
X lt ESI DENCE, with Mauaard Door, North
side of Lady sired, Iud ween Sumter ami Ma?
rion, near the Presbyterian Church. Has tho
modern improvements. Lot HO feet front,
.(is ! feet deep.
ll not disposed <.f before April l?, it will be
rented to .i responsible tenant. For further
information, and a view of thu premixes, a.l
drots WM. J. KT Hilt,
Fi i. 28 2 Dox 113, P. O.
(tro; erics, Wines and Liquors
Vl'l LL SUPPLY ut CHOICE FAMILY.
G UGO EU I KS, in all their varieties, lit st
brands Champagne*, Wim M. Liquors, tte,
suitable tor Chiiatmaf, on li s mt and lor ?ale
low,hy JOHN AGNEW A SON.
BY D. C. PEIXOTTO & SON.
On MONDAY MORNING. March 4, (Sale-day,)
in front of the Court HOD ?*?, in thia city, at
half- pant 10 o'clock, WO wi., soil,
A deairable BUILDING LOT, situated on
Plain Btreot, between Marion and Bull street;
measuring front on Plain atroot 60 feet, more
or lesa, and ru ti niug back? 135 feet, more or
IOHH. Bounded on tho North by Plain street;
lon the South by church property; on the East
by J. E. Heise; ou tho Weat by Swaffield.
TEBMB OF SALE.-One-half cash: balance in
twelve months, Bscured by bond, boaring in
toreat at 7 per cent, per annum, and mort?
gage of property. Purchaaers to pay na for
papera and a tarn pa._Feb 25 t4
BY D C. PEIXOTTO & SON.
ON MONDAY MORNING, March tbe 4th, ade
day, in front of the Court House,, in thia
city, at half-past 10 o'olook, wo will soil,
A desirablo four-room COTTAOE, with two
basement rooms, and necessary ont-bnild
ings, situated at tho corner of Gates and
Taylor streets; lot measuring forty-four feet
six indira; fronts on Taylor street, and run?
ning back on Gates etreot 120 feet, more or
less; bounded on tho North by Taylor street:
on tho South by church property; on the East
by Dr. Smith; on tho West by Gates street.
TiuiMS OF SALK-One-third oaah; balance
in ono and two years, aecured by bond bear?
ing interest at seven per cent, per annum,
and mortgage of property; house to be in?
sured and policy to be aaaigned. Purchaser
to pay ua for papers and stamps. Feb25t4
Valuable Building Late.
BY D. C. PEIXOTTO & SON.
On MONDAY MORNING, 4th or Mai ch next,
in front of the Court House, in this city, at
10 o'clock, we will eell,
The following valuable acre LOT, in thia
city, bounded as follows: North by Lumber
atroot; West- by MoEIrone; East by Cathcart:
South by S. N. Piko, formerly Mrs. McDonald.
Tho abovo acre will bo sold in four equal
parta, ouch part containing 52 feet front, by
2UH feet deep, moro or lesa.
TKHM.H OF SALK.-Ono-half cash; balance in
twelve months, occured by bond, bearing 7
?icr cent, interest, and mortgage of premises,
'urcbaaera to pay na for papers and atampa.
Fob 25 t4_
Sale of King's Mountain Railroad.
Theodore D. Wagner and Aabury Coward.
Trustees, rs. the King's Mountain Railroad
Company.-Foreclosure of Mortgage.
By H. II. DeLEON.
IN pnrauanco of tho terms'of a Mortgage
executed by the King's Mountain Rad
ro&d Company, on tho 15th day of March,
18GG, and by virtuo of tho powers therein
granted, wo will soil, at public auction, at
Charleston, S. C., on WEDNESDAY, March
20, 1871, at ll o'clock, at corner East Bay and
The entire RAILROAD of the aaid Compa?
ny, including thu bed and superstructures of
said Road, tho materials used in construc?
tion, tho stations, Btatiou-honae ' depots,
store-houses, work-slums, machinery and fix?
tures thereon, and all the engines and rolling
stock, together with all the rights, privileges
and easement belonging or appertaining to
said Railroad Company.
Terms cash; purchasers to pay for papers -
and stamp?. THEODORE D. WAGNER,
Jan 14_ Trust?e?.
ALL persons whoaoover are hereby warned
not lo trust my wile, ELIZABETH HI
NO RT. for anything whatever, on my account,
as I will not pay any debt abe may hereafter
oontract. C. MINORT.
COLUMBIA, 8. C., February 28,1872.
WHEELER & WILSON'8
By^Committee of Practical Machinists.
THE ?implicity, durability, ease of manage?
ment and great range of work of this
Machine has made it the universal favorite,
and leading family Sowing Machine for more
than twenty years, and hence it is no experi?
ment to buy ono.
For salo on monthly instalments, second
door below PnONix office, Columbia, S. C., by
A. J. PU RS LEY,
Fob 27 Agent for Puraley A Trump.
New Spring Goods.
v?f I HAViE just received mv atook of
HM SPRING and SUM M KU CASSIMERES,
MT VESTINGS, Ac. to which I won'.d invite
1111 the attention of tim public. The atook
comprises all atylee and prices, and will be
made to order in tho moat fashionable man?
ner. C. L>. EUERHARDT.
Watches, Diamonds, Etc.
QvfTN JUST received a full line of Ladies'
C&ijdnd Genta' GOLD WATCHES, Dia
^c>mond Ringa, Fina, in varioua sf vice,
bracelets, Chain.-, etc. I um going to Bell the
gooda. WILLIAM GLAZE.
Feb 24 Imo
OF tho best English makers,
^^><Z Breech and Muzzle Loading;
^C^xCi^Parlor RIFLES, Ball and Shot
w *^|^ ? Jartrldgea for Parlor Hides.
Feb 24 1 mo_WM. GLAZE. _
^ ?idftPWii JUST opening a fall assort
WSSByment of FISHING TACKLE,
con air ting of everything in this line.
Feb 24 Imo WM. GLAZE.
I Af ??HAM ?^AW' *
.l^^^ttwBwj^By popular Cotton Plaut
2)0 Dixon Steel Sweeps hotter and choaper
than tho Farmer can make them himself.
Fob a L?RICK A LOWRANCE.
Gonrd Seed Corn.
AFEW bnaholB Pennsylvania GOURD
SEED CORN, for seed. Vary productive
and adapted to this climate. For salo by
FVb il E. HOPE.
TT CASKS Davis' celebrated DIAMOND, just
O received, ami for milo at a reduced pi ice,
at P. CAN rWELL'?, Main street.
Feb lt! *
Fresh Garden Seecs.
IJEAS, Ileitis, Corn, Cabbage, and every
va lie tv of frosh and genuine Seeds, for
salebv FISH Eli A SILL1MAN, Druggists,
j Jan '20 Opposite Columbia Hotel.