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LONDON, May 16.-Tho London Globe,
in ita i Bau a to-day, baa an artiole show?
ing that the claim of the American Go?
vernment for damages incurred by the
destruction of v?asela by the privateer
.Shenandoah amounts to $6,500,000,
while the prize money claimed by the
officers of the Shenandoah amounts to
- -$1,100,000. The Globe alao publishes a
detailed log of the Shenandoah, giving
the name and value of every prize cap?
tured by that vessel.
YOKOHAMA, J AP AK, April 28.-A fright?
ful fire occurred in Yeddo, daring a
? severe gale, destroying habitations cover?
ing a apaoe of two by three miles. The
fire originated in one of the Prince's late
palaces, whioh was occupied by troops.
The flames leaped over, whole blocks of
'buildings, and set fire to placea a mile
distant from the building in whioh the
;fire began. An immense amount of
property was destroyed. Where the
wounded and lame were nnable to es?
cape, the officials slashed right and left
with their swords, and thus saved many
persons from the moro awful fate of
'burning. 80,000 persons are homeless.
The Government opened rice store?
houses, and fed all who applied. The
occurrence of ?his fire lead the Go rem
ment to permit foreigners to lease land
in Yeddo; the owners being compelled tc
make monthly reports. This act will
caneo foreign money to be invested
A Japanese fair is to be opened soon
at Keots, the former residence of thc
Mikado, and the hot-bod of tho anti
foreign party. Foreigners on depositing
3300 with their consul, as a guarantee foi
their good behavior, may visit the fail
for seventy days. This' movement if
made aa a teat of the disposition oi
foreigners in the country towards natives,
If they are troublesome to tho Govern
ment, lwakara will be ordered to keep
the japan sealed book for some time
WASHINGTON, May 16.-At the nigh
session, last night, the House passed t
bill to punish the tampering with juron
in the United States courts, a bill to re
peal the statutes of July 2, 1862, anc
July ll, 1868, prescribing an oath tc
office, and a bill providing that the Ac
of Maroh 2, 1867, prohibiting paym?nl
to any person not known to have op
posed the rebellion, and to have been ic
favor of its suppression, shall not apph
to aums doe for services rendered prioi
to the 1st of April, 1861, for oarryinf
the maila or in taking the census.
The delegations from.Georgia, repre
sooting the Atlantic and Great Westert
Canal, called, to-day, upon the Houai
Committee on Commerce, and had i
?leasant and . satisfactory interview
'hey aleo paid i heir respects to Vice
President Colfax and Speaker Blaine
and were kindly and cordially received
The committee ia now waiting for th
report of the engineers who made th
survey of the route, when Oongressions
action will be urged. The prospects sn
said to be flattering.
PHILADELPHIA, May 16.-The Yorl
(Pa.) paper relates that one of Barnum'
Fiji cannibals died there, and that th
other cannibals made an attempt to es
the remains. They were secured, an
the mutilated remains, were qaietl
NASHVILLE, May 16.-Annie B. wo
the first race; time 3.89 and 8.38 Qaai
ter master won the second; time lAlh
1.46 and 1.48.
The Republican Convention endorse
Grant and Maynard.
BALTIMORE, May 16.-Joaeph Gegai
Jr., of Gegan Bros., insurance agent
NEW YOBK, May 16.-The Stair Baili
ors* Aosooiation resolved to strike fi
Kempt vi Ile, Ontario, has boon near
destroyed by fire.
The Methodist Conference elect Bis
opB on Tuesday next. A resolution
exolade . quack dootor advertisemen
from church publications was reierre
ROCHESTER, May 16.-The delegates
large are John T. Hoffman, Deloa D
Wolf, H. C. Murphy and James,Lord.
DETROIT, May 16.-The strikers in tl
copper mines are firm but orderly. 1
BAH FRANCISCO, May 16.-Tho ato i
ship Japan, from Yokohama, April 2
has arrived. Her cargo inolodes 1,8
packages of tea, 299 of Bilk, and 301
other merchandise, to be sent over-Ian
ATLANTA, May 16.-H. W. Hendricl
United States Deputy Marshal for Sou
Carolina, Was indicted to-day in the Fi
ton Superior Court, for fraudulently i
tering a bench warrant. He was arrest
and required to give $4,000 bond.
WASHINGTON, May 16-Evening.
the House, a bill authorizing defendai
in United States Courts to testify in th
own behalf passed. The tariff duty
quinia was reduoed from twenty-five
tea per oent. ; saltpetre pat on the fi
list; bay ram, fifty cents. A long d
oaaaion on books and paper resulted ii
uniform reduction on all kinds of pal
to ninety per oent. of the present rai
Butler, of Massachusetts, offered a re
lotion for final adjournment from the
of Jane to tho last Thursday in Nov?
ber next. He explained his motives
proposing to adjourn till November,
stead of sine die, as being to keep
foroe the Aot authorizing the saspene
of the habeas corpus), end whioh exp
at the end of the present session. 1
proposition extends the session leg
till the day fixed in November n
He was proceeding to state why
committeo should take this recess,
lng to the state of affairs in the Soi
but he was oalled to order, and
Speaker decided that snob a rang
debate was not in order on a r?solu
for final adjournment. He proco ede
speak of the prevalence ia tho Sontl
rape, morder and robbery. (Load <
to order.] Beck declared that ol
Batter's statements were untrue. [(
to order,] Bailer, not being permi
io proceed, with ? hie remarks, said he
woola gran? to the other side, of the
boose the mercy bf silence, andi weald
move the previous qaestion. The pre?
vious question was not seconded-64 to
106. Dawes them moved, as a substi?
tuto, a resolution for adjournment sine
die on Monday, the 3d of June, at 12
o'clock. Agreed to, by yeas 142, nays 67.
In the Senate, the Baltimore and Po?
tomac depot bill was passed. A bill,
granting the right of way through pub?
lic lands to the Louisville and Pensaoola
Railroad, was passed. The Senate ia
sitting to-night. The extension of sus?
pension of habeas corpus comes up to?
Probabilities-The barometer will fall
North of the Ohio Talley and on the
lakes, with oloudy weather, rain and
fresh Easterly winds on the latter, from
Lake Erie to Virginia, and North-east?
ward to the Atlantic Clear weather and
fresh Northerly winds, partially clear
and oloudy weather, with possibly con?
tinued rain, to-night, on the South At
lantio coast, with fresh Easterly winds,
clearing weather; with occasional rain,
in the North-west and the Missouri Val?
ALBANY, N. Y., May 16.-Hoffman ve?
toed the Now York charter.
SCRANTON, May 16.-No accident in
the ooal minea in thia vicinity.
To YOUNO MEN.-A gentleman writing
to the New York Timen tells the follow?
ing truthful story:
A friend of mine, who is at the head
of one of our Government others, has in
his employ a large number of clerks,
among whom was a strong, bright boy,
occupying a subordinate position, the
duties of whioh the boy filled creditably
and satisfactorily for a few years. At
the end of that time, a vacancy occur?
red. The boy (then just grown) applied
for the advancement. "No," Bald my
friend, "I cannot give you tho situa?
tion." "I think, sir, I am quite capable
of filling that place, and I would do my
best." "I cannot give it to you, and 1
what is more, I do not intend to let you 1
remain here in any position." "How,
sir, in what have I failed to givo you 1
satisfaction? I have always done my 1
duty." "YOB, and it is that I think well
of you that I wish yon to do botter; you \
can never be anything more here than a '
clerk. It is a miserable life for a young
man to begin upon. You will pass the !
best of your life here, and at fifty have
no maro salary and have done no more ?
than you now do at twenty. You have ,
an uncle who is a butoher; you are a 1
good accountant, write a good hand, are ]
honest and bright, and with those '
qualities your uncle will be glad to
take you with him.- Eighteen months 1
after this conversation, a nice little 1
wagon and horse drove up to the
office, a very well-dressed, fine-looking
young man got out. It was the ex-clerk
ooma to thank his former employer for
the advice he had given him. He said : '
"If it had not been for you, su*, I would '
bave gone droning on in ?bia Tontine of
olerkship all my lifo; whereas now my
ancle has taken me into partnership.
We have a large market shop and are 1
ioinga paying business." It seems to 1
me that this story might point a way ont 1
at difficulties of finding situations for |
unemployed clerks. I have told it ax- .
lotly as it occurred, forbearing to altor 1
the trade of butcher for one that would
mit a fastidious taste io? agreeable sur- 1
roundings. For myself, I would prefer '
having a large market shop to being all '
my life a shabby-genteel clerk. j
CHEAP, BUT HONEST.-Many years ago,
when Judge Robert M. Charlton, of '
Savannah, Ga., was quite a young man, !
he, in company with bis father, Hon. ?
D. P. Charlton, spent every summer in '
the delightful village of Clarksville,
One day Robert was passing along the '
street in Clarksville, and it happening to 1
be election day-members of Congress '
were then elected by what is called the
general ticket system-was met by a ver?
dant but honest voter of tho mountains,
who accosted him thus:
"Mr. Charlton, are yon the man that ]
is running for Congress?"
"No, sir, I am no candidato-my fa- '
thar is, however. But may I ask why '
this inquiry?" 1
"Nothing, only I havn't voted yet." '
"If it is consistent with your feelings,
theo, I would like it if you would vote
for my father."
"I would just as soon vote for him us 1
for anybody." I
Mr. Charlton thanked him, and think- !
?og, perhaps, his friend was seeking a ~
treat, invited him into a neighboring
"What will you take?"
"I never drink anything, but I see
they have ginger oakes. I'd as lief take
one of them with you as not."
"Very well. Give ns a cake."
"My brother is in town with me."
"AU right. Take him a cake with my
Another cake was purchased and paid
for, and the two then parted-"Greeny"
to find his brother ana Mr. Charlton to
?oin in the merry dance with his yonng
friends in the parlor hard by.
"The golden honrs on angels' wings"
passed rappidly away with Mr. Charlton.
His friend was soon forgotten. Late in
the evening there was a pause in the
danoo, and pur verdant friond, mnoh to
the surprise of every one, stalked into
the parlor, and inquired for Mr. Charl?
Of course all eyes wore directed to our
friend os he approached Mr. Charlton.
Drawing from his bosom a four-by-six
inoh cake, he said:
"Mr. Charlton, here's your cake. My
brother voted afore I seed him."
Mr. Wade, the British Minister, was
lately assaulted in Pekin by a paok of
young "Heathen Chinee." They called
him "foreign devil," and hit him on the
head. He "went for" them officially,
and the urohins explained that they had
"mistaken their man." *
* s y riiwnctav pin? Damm?rel?i. |
- LONDOJT, 'J?ay 16 -Noon.-Consols
opened afc 981^. Bonds 90.
PARIS, Nay 16.-Rentes 54f. 75c.
LIVERPOOL, May 16-3 P. M.-Cotton
opened steady and ts now firm-uplands
ll<?ll)?; Orleans 11^@11^; sales
15,000 bales; -speculation and export
LIVERPOOL, May 16-Evening.-Cot?
ton closed strong-uplands ll % ; Orleans
NEW YORK, May 16-Noon.-Stocks!
steady. Gold firm, at 14. Money firm,
at 6@7. Exchange-long 9%; short
10>.<. Governments firm but quiet.
State bonds dull but firm. Cotton quiet;
sales 259 bales-uplands 23%; Orleans
24J?. Flour dall and heavy. Wheat
doll and deolining. Corn nominally
lower. Pork quiet-mess firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lard steady-8team 9%(a?%. Freights
7 P. M.-Money firm. Sterling un?
changed. Gold 14)^(o)14,1^. Govern?
ments dosed strong. States inaotiver.
Cotton quiet and firm; sales 871 bales-1
uplands 24; Orleans 24%. Flour inac?
tive and unchanged. Whiskey 90)^.
Wheat l@2o. lower-winter red West?
ern 2 email@example.com. Corn a shade easier.
Pork 13.85. Beef, quiet. Lard 8%@
9%. Freights firm. Sales of futures
to-day 3,100 bales; May 23?<, 23 9-16;
Juno 23 11-.:, 23^; July 24; August
23 13-1C; September 22; ?otober 20%;
December 19, 19
LOUISVILLE, May 16.-Bagging steady
and heavy-round lots held at 17. Flour
firm. Corn very notive-shelled, sacked
and delivered, 65. Pork quiet and
steady, nt 12.75. Bacon in fair demand
for order lots; nothing in round lots.
Whiskey strong, at 8G.
CINCINNATI, May 16.-Flour dull and
drooping-family 9.00(?>9.30. Corn ac?
tive, at 53054.' Pork quiet and un?
changed-city packed held at 14.50.
Lard quiet. Bacon demand light and
holders firm. Whiskey, 86 asked.
BOSTON, May 16.-Cotton quiet-mid?
dling 2-1 1H ; receipts 510 bales; sales 300;
MOBILE, May 16.-Cotton firm-mid?
dling 22??; receipts 97 bales; sales 40;
CHARLESTON, May 16.-Cdtton quiot
middling 22)4; receipts 137 bales; sales
50; stock 11,688.
BALTIMORE, May 16.-Cotton qn:et
?ind firm-middling 23?.i; receipts 305
bales; sales 30; stock 5,099. Floor quiet
ind firm. Corn doll-white 82; vellow
72@74; mixed Western 70. Oats
Southern 60. Provisions firm. Mess
pork 1400. Shoulders 5%@6. Lard
GALVESTON, May 16.-Cotton quiet
good ordinary 20|?; receipts 67 bales;
iules 80; stock 5,705.
NEW OBLEANS, May 16.-Cotton quiet
-middling 23; receipts 186 bales; sales
400; stock 67,239.
SAVANNAH, May 10.-Cotton quiet but
firm-middling 22 receipts 493 bales;
mles 75; stock 17,025.
A toaohing incident is reported from
Chattanooga. An utter stranger called
an a respectable farmer last week, and
laked him if bia house had not been
robbed during the war. The farmer re?
plied that it bad. "I," ?aid the stranger,
"waa one of the marauding party that
took it. I took a little silver locket. "
"That locket," said the farmer, bursting
into tears, "baa been worn by my dear,
Jead child." "Here it is," replied the
stranger, visibly affected; "I am rich; let
me make restitution ; here are $20 for
your little son." He gave the farmer a
?50 bill and reoeived $30 in change. He
then wrung the farmer's hand warmly
ind left. Tho farmer has since dried
his tears and loaded his shot-gun. The
550 bill was bad.
TELEOBAPHT ON A LARQE SCALE.
Some idea of the work of telegraphy
may be obtained from the number ot
words sent from Cincinnati during the
late convention. From April 24, when
thecouveutiou nows began to be sent,
to the night of May 3, inclusive, the
total special despatches and regular re?
ports transmitted over tho Western
Union Telegraph showed the large num?
ber of 571,541 words. Tho reports
?vere more extensive, we believe, than
sver before sent from a convention in
According to latest Parisian advices,
the oity is busily preparing for the com?
ing season. The streets are being re?
paved, the asphalts renewed, trees have
avery where been replanted, the Rue
Royale no longer presents any of the !
sad traces of the incendiary, tho Place
ie la Concorde is being roplaoed stone
by stone, and the Aro de Triomphe will
soon have forgotten the "rural bombs."
The Bois has recovered ita former beau?
ty, and the Champs Elysees are throng
ad daily. *
Women in Australia perform the duties
ol bricklayers' laborers, and may be seen
carrying hods of mortar and baskets of
bricks up high ladders. More than this,
they dig and wheel barrow? of "ballast"
almost as nimbly as the men. They
ohop wood, they carry water, they offer
to black your boots in tho streets, and
perform many other little offices which,
according to our notions, do not, and
should not, comb under tho denomina?
tion of "women's work."
The trasses of the old part of the roof
of the Basilica of St. Paul, at Rome,
wore framed in 816, and were sound and
good in 1814, a spaoo of nearly 1,000
years. These trusses are of fir. Tho
timber work of the external domes of
the ohuroh of St. Mark, Venice, is more
than 810 years old, and is in a good
state. There is other extensive timber
work whioh has successfully withstood
tho ravages of time for from 400 to 600
Tho authorities of a Russian town en?
deavored to suppress a riotous assem?
blage by oalling out the fire department1
and "playing" upon it. This only made
the rioters more "put oat" than ever.
Proceeding* of City Coup? U.
'. CobnoTL CHAMBER,
COLUMBIA, S. 0., May 14, 1872.
Con neil met at 7.30 P. M. Present
Hie Honor the Mayor, John Alexander,
and Aldermen Carpenter, Carr, Carroll,
Cooper, H?ge, Lowndes, Mitchell,
Thompson, Williams, Wilder and Young.
SjjHrETrnoNB, COMMUNICATIONS, AC.
The following eommnnioation was
Bourn CAROLINA LUNATIC ASYLUM,
COLUMBIA, May 10, 1872.
Mayor of City of Columbia, 8. C.
DEAR Bra: According to Act No. 56,
passed by the Legislature at its' last ses?
sion, and approved by tho Governor Fe?
bruary 27, 1872,1 will send to your care
all imbeciles, or such patienta from the
city of Columbia os have enjoyed for o
time the benefit of the Asylum, and
who, in the opinion of the Superintend?
ent and the Board of Regents, are not
likely to be benefited by a longer resi?
dence. Very respectfully,
J. F. ENSOR,
On motion of Alderman H?ge, thc
eommnnioation was referred to Commit
toe on Alms House.
Communication from Howie Sc Allen
relative to business licenses. Referral
to Committee on Ways and Means.
Petition of W. E. Stratton, praying
refaudment of a pro raia amount o
license paid, as he hos discontinued bu
sinoas. Referred to Committee on Way;
Communication from W. W. Holmes
tendering bid for building foot bridges
Received us information.
Petitiou of Vigilant Fire Engiuo Com
pany for permission to visit Charleston
thus necessitating au absence of fou
days from the city. On motion of Al
dorman Thompson, leave was granted.
Communication from Overseer of Pool
recommending the purohase of a coi
and oalf, to be kopt at Alms House. O
motion of Alderman Carroll, referred t
Committee on Alms House.
Communications from Peixotto Sc Son
Soibels Sc Ezell, and Jacob Levin, mu
tionoers, offering services SB anotionoei
to eell city bonds advertised to be sol
May 15. On motion of Alderman Cai
pentor, the communications wero rc
coived as information.
Alderman Carpenter presented notif
cation of Liverpool, London find Glob
Insurance Company of expiration, o
15th instant, of insurauco on Ilowar
School House. On motion, the Cit
Treasurer was instructed to pay for r(
newul of same.
Account of New York Gutta Percb
Manufacturing Company, $35.92, fi
gum packing for water works, (now i
the Expross office.) Ou motion of A
dorman Carpenter, the account was o
dered paid without the usual refereno
The following accounts were presente
and referred to Committee on Account
Peixotto Sc Son, $66.92; R. E. Howel
?22.68; Stannard Sc Co., ?17-Street D
partaient; C. E. Thomas Sc Co., $5; Fi
tau Bros., 8105; J. H. & M. L. Kinari
43.45-Aims House; W. Sloane, $29
printing aooount; Gest Sc Atkinso
$39.73, Water Department; C. E. Th
mas Sc Co., $5, Hospital; Wm. Sloan
$2; A. Richardson, $6, Polioe Dapai
Report of City Treasurer, for Apr
was presented, and referred to Comm
tee on NY ays and Means.
Report of Chief of Police, for Apr
was presented, and referred to Comm
tee on Guard House and Poliao.
Report of Clerk of Market, for Apr
was presented, and referred to Comm
tee on Market.
Alderman Carpenter, from Commitl
on Ways and Means, reported bo
statement of receipts and disburaemei
by Wm. J. Etter, City Treasurer, fr?
June 1, 1870, to Deoember 31, 1871, a
special statement of receipts and d
bur8emeut8 by Wm. J. Etter, City Tr
surer, from January 1, 1872, to Mardi !
1S72, as examined and f.-nind corre
Alderman Wilder, from Comuiitteo
Accounts, reported back tho followii
and recommended payment. Adopte
Columbia PIRENIX $30, printing
count; W. S. Pope $43.80, Water 1
partment; R. E. Howell $38.67, Str
Department; Columbia Gas Comp?
$85. Also, requested further time to
port on account of A. A. Sylvester
$5. Un motion, further time '
Alderman Carroll, from Committee
Schools, to whom was referred the s
jeot of election o? teacher for city sch?
reported and recommended that
election of school teacher be postpoi
for the present.
On motion of Alderman Wilder,
recommendation contained in tho rei
Alderman Coopor, from Committee
Streets, reported that they had exami
the alley ruuning from Rlcbardso
Assembly streets, between Plain
Taylor streets, known as "Davis' ulb
and fiud the same in a very filthy co
tion, and reoommeud the building
brick covered drain through the al
and a Bower diagonally across Assen
street to the drain in front of tho 1
nix Hook and Ladder House. In
neotion with the report, his Honoi
Mayor stated that he had address
communication to tho City Attorney
lative to Davis' alley, and had rece
the following answer:
COLUMBIA, May ll, 18'
To Hos. JOHN ALEXANDER, MAYO;
tax of this kind for tho purpose d
natcd in your note to me of the 9th i
cannot be levied; but you can fine
one who creates a nuisance, and
tinuo it from day to day, until you
levied a snffioiout sum to pay th
penses of putting down thu druin r
red to in your note. I have repea
so said before and again adviso thal
at once exert tho full power of thc
in abating the Davis alley nuisauc
think Mr. Gorman should bo notifi
abate that nuisance on pain of it
ment io the courts, and of paying to the
city $20 for each day he permita it to re?
main. I think it olear, too, th84t the city
has the power to make Hr. Gorman pay
the eoat of patting down the drain; but I
advise that he be fined every day in the
sum of $20, until sufficient has been col?
lected to pay for the work and material
roqnired to put it down. I wonld take
prompt action in this matter, as the nui?
sance is very offensive, as I am informed.
Yours, moat respectfully,
JAMES D. TRADEWELL,
After debate, on motion of Alderman
Wilder, it was
Resolved, That the report be received,
and that the recommendations contained
therein be adopted.
On motion of Alderman Carpenter, it
Resolved, That a brick drain eighteen
inches in diameter be constructed ic
Davis' alley, and diagonally across As
sembly street to drain in front of Pbceoi:
Axe, Hook and Ladder house, and thal
the clerk advertise for proposals to dc
the work, the city furnishing the mate
Alderman H?ge, from Committee 01
Guard House and Police, reported serie
of rules and regulations for the govern
ment of the polioe department.
On motion of Alderman Wilder, th
consideration of the report was pout
poned until Friday, May 17, 7.30 P. M
The special or unfinished business wa
The hearing of the appeal by Rober
Cooper, from decision of the Mayor im
posing a fine for violation of the Sunda
law, was taken np.
On motion of Alderman Carpenter, i
Resolved, That tho hearing of the ac
peal of R. Cooper and all questions of
.similar character be postponed until th
9 pc ci ul meeting to be held Friday next.
Bids were opened and read from th
following named persons, for snpplyin
the water works with 100 or more cord
long leaf pine wood: J. N. Boozer, e
$4.00 per cord; W. D. Hornsby, at $4.5
por oord. On motion of Alderman Cai
pouter, received as information..
Bids for supplying oity paupers wit
medicines, from the following name
persons, were presented and read: E. E
Heinitsh and Fisher Sc Silliman. O
motion of Alderman Thompson, the bid
were referred to Committee on Alec
House, with instructions to consult wit
the City Physician.
Bids for city printing from the follov
ing named persons were presented sn
read: Daily Union-Proceedings <
Council and advertisements, $140 p<
annum; job printing, $50 per annua
PHONIX-Proceedings of Council an
advertisements, $185 per annum; jo
printing, $100 per annum. South Cari
linian-Proceedings of Counoil withot
compensation ; advertisements pertainit
to city business, $200 per annum; jo
printing, $100 per annum. Republics
Printing Company-Job printing, itec
ized bid, estimating $100 per annum.
On motion of Alderman Wilder, tl
contract for city printing was award)
to the Daily Union, the lowest bidder.
On motion of Alderman Wilder, itw
Resolved, That a contract also be e
tered into with the Columbia PHOXKTX
publish the proceedings of Counoil ai
advertisements upon the same terms
that awarded to the Union.
The report of the Committee on Si
ney Park, vrhich hid been postpen
from the previous meeting, was cou
dered. On motion of Alderman Carpe
ter, it wa i
Resolved, That the City Clerk ad??
tiso for proposals for repairs of fence
park, and white-washing the same.
The Counoil proceeded to the electi
of a Board of Health. A ballot bei
had, the following named gentlem
were declared elected :
WARD 1-Jacob Levin, Hampt
Mims, James Kennedy.
WABD 2-Dr. J. N. Boozer, Dr. F.
Qreon, John Pugh.
WARD 3-T. P. Walker, Jeremiah \>
liams, George Eilhardt.
WARD 4-Dr. J. W. Parker, 0.
Baldwin, Wm. Simons.
The official bond of Mr. C. Barnu
newly elected City Clerk, Treasurer c
Assessor, was presented. On motion
Resolved, That the gentlemen wh
signatures appear upon the bond be
quested to justify, before a person
thorized to administer oaths, as to
valuo of real estate owned by each; 1
after such justification, if aggregat
the amount of bond required by o:
naneo, the Clerk, Treasurer and As
sor can qualify before the Mayor, i
enter on his duties.
By Alderman Carpenter-Resol
That tho Chief of Polioe be, and h
hereby, instructed to proceed at ones
inspect tho side-walks on the vari
streets of the city, to note all pli
where the said side-walks are out of
pair, and notify, in writing, the part;
parties owning the lots against wi
snob side-walks abut. If the partiei
notified do not attend to the ma
within tho timo specified by Sectio;
of an ordinance passed May 9, 1871,
Chief of Polioe is hereby instruotei
enforce the said ordinance without
lay. Aleo, that the Chief of Polioe
and is hereby, instructed to carry
effect at onoe Section 12 of an ordini
passed May 9, 1871, relative to mero
dize, etc., upon the pavements. Ado;
By Alderman Carpenter-Ileso
That a Special Committee of thro
appointed to rovise the Rules of Goa
The Mayor announced as the C
mittee, Aldermen Carpenter, H?ge
By Alderman H?ge-Resolved,
tho City Clork be instruoted to ad ve
for bids for making repairs to Q
By Alderman Gooper-Resolved,
tho City Clerk be instruoted to adv?
for proposals for supplying cf lumbi
quired by city departments. Adop
Bj* Alderman/ Thompson-Resolved,
That the City Clerk be instructed to ad?
vertise (or proposals to repair one of the
Alms House buildings. Adopted.
Alderman Carr submitted the follow?
ing ordinanoe, which received its first
AN O RD IK AN CB IN RELATION TO BIRDS.
Be it ordained by the Mayor and Alder
men of the city of Columbia, in Council
assembled, and by the authority of the
same, That the killing, shooting, or at?
tempting to shoot in any manner what?
ever, or trapping of birds, robbing of
birds' nests, inside the limita of the oity
of Columbia, be, and the same is hereby,
declared to be a crime; and any person
offending herein shall, on conviction be?
fore the Mayor, be liable to a fine of ten
($10) dollars for each and every offence,
and the police and any -citizen are au?
thorized and empowered to arrest such
person or persons violating this ordi?
On motion of Alderman H?ge, Coun?
cil adjourned. WM. J. ETTER,
Acting City Clerk.
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COR RECT.-Sam-Jim, say, do you
comprehend de situation of the Repub?
Jim-Well, I don't know; ain't it
founded on principles of 'quality?
Sam-Prinoiplesl dey ain't in the
question. You see what I mean, is,
it is a sort of white warp and black
Ullin. De white folks is de warp and
. dey just weave in de nigger for fillin.
Jim-Den can you tell me de com?
plexion of de party from dat make up?
Sam-Well, I dou't know. Aint it a
Jim-No; yon block-head, you; itu a
steal mix.'-and Jim spread his fingers,
made a grab at an imaginary bundle of
bonds or greenbacks, thrust his hand
low in his breeches pocket and va
EXTRADITION TREATIES.-The whole
civilized world is rapidly coming into
accord on the subject of the extradition
of criminals, and entering into treaties
relative thereto. A treaty of this kind
was recently entered into between the
United States and the South American
Republic of Columbia. It is expected
that the other South American States
will make, like treaties with this country
in a short time.
The late James Fisk, Jr., asserted just
before his death thai he owned a large
amount of Erie stock, and aueh was sup?
posed to be the oase, but all efforts to
find any record of the same since he
died have been in vain, and suspicions
are entertained of foul play on the part
of those in whose names the stock was
The Elmira Gazelle calls the passen?
ger trains which reach that city, gam?
bling bells on wheels. On almost every
train that arrives, some passenger is
robbed by confidence men.
The friends of Mr. and Mr?. JOHN GLAZE
are reapeotfdlly invited to attend the funeral
services of the latter, at the home of Mra.
Qlenn, THI8 AFTERNOON, at half-paet S
BY D. 0. PEIX0TT0 & BOH.
THI8 [Friday] MORNING, 9J o'clock, at our
Auction ti ter W3 '.rill sell, wiihont r?serve.
60 bates Hay, on account of shipper, to pay
storage. The above will be aold in lota to
Bate positive. Terms cash._iMay 17
BT D. ?. PEIX0TT0 & SON.
TH IS (Friday) MORNING, at 10 o'clock, at our
auction store, we will sell, without reserve,
A lot of well-kept FURNITURE, belonging
to a family declining house-keeping, consist?
One Cottage Set, in good order.
One Green Rep Parlor 8ult-eight pieces,
Cane 8oat Dining Chairs,
Oane Seat Rooking Chai:*,
Chitd's Walnut Crib and Net,
Mahogany Parler Chaira,
Large Arm Chair,
Walnut Extension Table,
Mattreeaea and Springs,
Rook Raoka, .
White Shades-patent rollers,
Ruff Shades-patent rollers,
Crockery and Glassware,
And many UBOful articles in house-keeping.
Terms cash._May 17
In the District Court of the United
States for the District' of Sooth Caro?
In re Laurena Railroad Company, Bankrupt
ISf obedience to an order in the above
stated oase, dated the 5th day of April,
1?72, I will re-a oil to the highest bidder, at
public outcry, at the risk of the Greenville
and Columbia Railroad Company, the Lau
rons Railroad, at Columbia, South Carolina,
in front of the Columbia Hotel, at 12 o'olock,
Meridian, on the twentieth (20th) day of
JUNE, 1872, free from all liena andincum
br ancos, including the track and road-bed,
iron, rails, chairs, apikea, timbers, bridgea,
culverts, machine shops, water tanks, station
houeea, and all locomotives, cara and ma?
chinery, and all and singular the property and
assets, real and personal, qt evory kind and
description whatevor, of tho Laurena Rail?
road Company, together with all the rights,
privileges, franchisee and easement*, law?
fully held, need or enjoyed by tba Lanrena
Railroad Company, on th? following terms,
to wit: Sixty-four thousand two hundred and
twenty-two ($84,222.84) dollars eighty-four
! cents must ba paid within thirty (30) days
after the dav of aale; and the payment of the
balance of tho purchase money within twelve
months from the day pf sale, with interest
thereon at oovon per cent, per annum from
that dav, must be aeoared by the bond of the
purchaser, and a mortgage of tho entire pro?
The bidder will bo required to deposit with
the assign?e, before his bid ia accepted,
twenty thousand dollars, to aeoare compli?
ance with the terms of sale herein sot forth,
and upon failure to deposit that sum, the pro?
perty will at once bo re-offered for sale.
JAMES M. BAXTER. Aseignee.
MW The Charleston Knot and Charleston
Courier will copy until day ot salo and for?
ward bill to assignee. May 17