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LONDON, May 17.-Tho- papers regard
the delay of America acting upon the
supplemental article as fatal to the treaty.
MADRID, May 17.-Nevis has been re?
ceived of a fight at Manar?a, and the de?
feat of the Carlista, numbering 5,000, by
the forces under Gen. Letona. The in?
surgents lost twenty-one killed, and a
large number in wounded and prisoners.
LITTLE ROCK, May 17.-Orders have
been issued by confederate courts with
regard to the Administrator's raid.
CINCINNATI, May 17.-The Diooeaan
Convention of the Protestant Episcopal
Charon amende! the canon, where a>
clergyman is tried, a majority will be
required upon final judgment.
OMAHA, May 17.-The Nebraska Re?
publican Convention delegates have been
instructed to vote for Grant and Colfax.
DETROIT, May 17.-The resolutions
favor Grant's renomination.
The Presbyterian General Assembly of
the North-west meets here to day. 900
W A s H i NO TON, May 17.-A card from
General Hanoock disavows the disre?
spectful epithets attribnted by him to?
wards Grant, saying: oly instinots as a
soldier would never have permitted me
to use r.ny language which could be cou
B traen into disrespect or disparagement
of my superior officer."
LEXINGTON, May 17.-Bazaine won
the race-first time, 1.45>?( 1.42. Frog
town won the second-time 3.07-the
fastest recorded by. three-quarters of a
ASPINWALL, May 17.-The Virginius
sailed on the 26th, convoyed twenty
miles by the gun-boat Kansas, and fol?
lowed by the Pizarrro, fully prepared
for action. No trouble. When the
Kansas left the Virginius, the Pizarro
was four miles astern. The Virginius
put into Garthagena on the 27lh, in dis?
WASHINGTON, May 17.-The indica?
tions are strong that the treaty of Wash?
ington is a failure..
KINGSTON, May ?0.-The fi toa mor Ed?
gar Stewart, with war material for Cuba,
landed a boat load of moo, who failed to
return. A number of Cubans aboard
seized the steamer, but were chased by
a Spanish cruise*-, who restored the com?
mander and thea brought the vessel
here-reporting her in distress. The
captain charged mutiny upon the orew,
who charged filibustering on the cap
tain. The vessel has been put in charge
of the naval authorities of the United
States, who will send her to Key West,
for which point she originally cleared
from New London.'
RICHMOND, VA., May 17.-The Gene?
ral Assembly of the Presbyterian Ohnroh
South assembled to-day, and elected Dr. I
Welch, of Arkansas, Moderator. 100
delogates are present. A motion in?
quiring into the expediency of adopting
optional liturgical service caused excite?
ment. The Assembly meets at Little
Rook next year.
OTTAWA, May 17.-A bill regarding
the Washington treaty passed to a second
reading, and is practically ratified by
DETROIT, May 17.-Judge Ross Wil?
kins, appointed by Andrew Jackson, is
BOSTON, May 17.-The .horse-sheers
are organizing for a strike.
WASHINGTON, May 17-Evening.-In
the Senate, the river and harbor appro?
priation bill inoreaoes the appropriation
for removing the Red River raft S150, -
000; dredging the St.'John's River, Fla.,
610,000; Cedar Keys, $7,000.
In the House, a bill amending the
steamboat law passed. It covers fifty
pages. Soott's bill extending the Ku
Klux law occupied the balanoe of the
day. Final action on Tuesday was
agreed upon. The tariff was np. Shel?
don's amendment making vermuth forty
per cent, ad valorem was adopted.. An
amendment making a third of the amount
of tariff receivable in legal tenders passed,
by a vote of 91 to 63. The section ex?
tending the privilege of free importa?
tion to material for ship-bnilding was
extended to vessels navigating inland
Probabilities-An area of cloud and
rain will extend Eastward over the South
Atlantic, Middle and New England
States, with falling barometer and South?
erly to Easterly winds to-night. Rising
barometer, Westerly to Northerly winds
and clear weather will extend Eastward
over the upper lake region and Ohio
Valley to-night, and probably over the
Gulf States and the Western porti6n of.
the South Atlantio and Middle States on
NEW YOEE, May 17-Evening.-It isl
reported that the steamship Tripoli was
totally wrecked on the Irish coast. The
passengers wer o saved.
The Irish strikers and German laborers
had an extensive fight at the works of
the Metropolitan Gae Gompany. The
* strikers were driven off. The police are
now guarding th?? works.
The Methodist Conference adopted an
order paying bishops by congregational
Port au Prince advices state that busi?
ness is dull. The coffee crop is about
ended. Cotton cornea in more freely,
but prices are very high. Logwood is
scarce and in good demand. The rovo-1
lutionary movement at Gape Hoy tia ri is
not regarded of much cons?quence, and
political affairs thronghout Hay ti arel
generally quiet. Quotations of coffee 9;
cotton 12; logwood 4)?; gold 815.
CHARLESTON, May 17.--The State au?
thorities, acting under recent stringent
enactments, are advertising very large
amounts of real estate, ir every Gonn ty,
to be sold absolutely in ti.a first week of
June, for unpaid arrears of taxes for
1863, 1869 and 1870. As the State gua?
rantees the titles obtained at these sales,
great efforts will be made by delinquents
to save their property, and it is expeoted
that $1,500,000 of arrears will be reoeived
in the State Treasury before the day of
Financial andi' Commercial.
LONDON, May 17-Noon.-Console |
93. Bonds 89%.
PARIS, May 17.-Specie increased
4,000,0001. Rentes 54?. 95o. . .
LIVERPOOL, May 17-3 P. M.-Cotton I
opened -firm-uplands 11%; Orleans
HJi@llKi ?ale? o' tho week 97,000
bales; exports 9,000; sp?culation 10,000;'
stock 877,000, whereof Amorican is
328,000; rooeipta 47,000, of which Ame?
rican is 16,000; actual export 6,000; I
afloat 413,000, of which American isl
LIVERPOOL, May 17-Evening.-Cot?
ton closed firm and undhanged-nearly
due from Orleans 11%. Yarns aod
fabrics at Manchester quiet.
NEW YOBS, May 17-Noon.-Cotton
nominally }?c. higher; sales 97 bales
uplands 24)4 ; Orleans 24%. Flour dull
and declining. Wheat dull and heavy.
Corn unohanged. Pork steady-mess
13 85. Lard quiet-steam 9jK@97-16.
Freights quiet. Stocks steady. Gold
firm, at 14%. Money easy, at 5@6.
Governments firm but quiet. Exchange
-long 9%; short 10%.
7 P.M.-Cotton quiet and nominal;
Bales 732 bales-uplands 24%; Orleans |
24%. Flour quiet and slightly in buy?
ers' favor. Whiskey dull, at 90. Wheat
l@2c. lower-winter red Western 2.00(7?.
2.05. Corn in moderate home export
demand, and pri?es unchanged. Rice
steady, at 8%@9%. Pork steady. Beef
quiet. Lard a trifle easier, at 8%@9%.
Freights firm. Sales of futures to-day
18,050 bales, as follows: May 23%,
23 13-16; Juno 23%, 23 15-16; July
24%; August 24, 24%; September 23#i
October 20%, 20%; November 19%,
19%; December 19!^, 19?.<. Money 5(a)
6. Sterling 9%?9%. Gold 13%? 13%.
Governments closed feverish. Tonnes
sees firm; new South Carolinas heavy;
Comparative cotton statement-Re?
ceipts at all ports for the week 1G.003
bales; sume time latt year-15,700; total
for the year 2,622,470; last year 3,535,
447. Exports for the week 24,874; same
time last year 73,635; total for the year
1,834,817; last year 2,746,077. Stock at
all United States ports 241,455; last year
368,669; at interior towns 36,647; last
year 38,922; at Liverpool 877,000; last
year 937,000. American cotton afloat
for Great Britain 151,000; last year
CINCINNATI, May 17.-Flour dull
family firstname.lastname@example.org. " Corn steady. Pork
quiet and unchanged. Lard-balders
firm. Bacon firm-shoulders 5%; sides
7>4@7%. Whiskey in good demand, at
LOUISVILLE, May 17.-Bagging un?
changed. Flour unchanged. Corn quiet.
Provisions active on orders. Pork
12.75. Shoulders 5%; clear sides 7%,
packed. Keg lard 10. Whiskey 85.
bT. Lours, May 17.-Flour firm
family 9.50?10.50. Oom steady. Whis?
key 85.. Pork 12.75. Bacon only in
limited jobbing demand. Lard 8%.
BALTIMORE, ' May 17.-Cotton firmer
and held higher-middling 24: receipts
300 bales; sales 871; stock 5,010; weekly
receipts 2,003; sales 3,712.
MOBILE, May 17.-Cotton firm-mid-:
diing 22%@22%; receipts 67 bales; sales
600; stock 17,744; weekly receipts 809;
AUGUSTA, May 17.-Cotton firm-mid?
dling 22; receipts 126 bales; sales 280;
stock 6,630; weekly receipts 511; sales
NEW ORLEANS, May 17.-Cotton quiet
-middling 23; reoointa 953 bales; sales
650; stock 82,725; weekly receipts 6,008;
WILMINGTON, May 17.-Cotton firm
middling 22%; receipts 13 bales; stock
2,449; weekly receipts 121; sales 15.
BOSTON, May 17.-Cotton quiet and
firm-middling 24%; receipta 3,267
bales; sales 150; stock 13,500; weekly
receipts 8,215; sales 1,200.
SAVANNAH, May 17.-Cotton firm; de?
mand fair; offerings light-middling
22%; reoeipta 72 bales; eales 60; stock I
16,642; weekly receipts 2,070; sales]
CHARLESTON, May 17.-Cotton firm - I
middling 22%; receipts 135 bales; sales'
400; stock 11,825; weekly receipts 1,151; |
WHOLKSALIS PUICES CUltltfCN 1 .
COBRECTED WEEKLY BY TBE BOARD OF TRAUE.
APPLES, tytm.2 out&a oo
BALE HOPE, Ma. 22(024
Country, ty lb.'20(025
BACON. Hams. 12(017
Sidos, ty tt...9(010J
COTTON YABNI 00(01 75
COTTON, StotM ,...82
CHEESE, E.D.d. 22(025
COFFEE, Rio.tyft 22(02C!
FLOUR. Co. 8 00(01300
GRAIN, Corn 1 15(01 20
Wheat... .2 00(02 50
Peas.1 20@1 60
HAT, North, 2 25(02 50
Ht SES,Dry, tyttl2J(01&
LABD, ty ?.114(014
LIME, ty bbl. 2 25(02 40.
Sugar H'se.. 35(040
NAILS, ty keg5 50(0 0 00
ONIONS..ty bus_2 00
Machinery. .75(01 no
SPECIE, Gold (01 08
PoTAT's.Irisl 60(02 00
Bios, Carolina ft 8(010
SHOT.Wbag. 275(03 00
SALT, Liver p.200(02 10
Brandy ..4 00(012 00
Gin.1 60(06 00
Bum.1 60(07 00
Whiskey... 185(06 00
STARCH, ty . 8*1010
TEA,Croon M 00(02 60
TOBACCO, Chw.60@l 00
WINE, Cham. 274@294
Port, tygal800(05 80
Madeira... 2 50(07 60 I
. A few days ago, a oolored man of our
County waa exhibiting to a party of ad?
miring friends, the docile qualities of his I
favorite mole, by pulling his tail and
otherwise caressing him. The coffin was |
made of poplar plank.-Roanoke Nevus.
David B. L'HornBdien, a Frenohman,,
and wealthy builder of New York, was
found bonging dead in his baok yard,
?esterday, with his hands tied behind
A sign in Bleeoker street, New York,
reads as follows: "Tammany co ck-tai 1?,
10 cents. Reform cock-tails, 15 cents. '
Bad cooking on the part of a wife has
been held by a Texas judge as sufficient
[ ground for a divorce.
A BAND or DESPERADOES-SHERIFF'S
OFFICE BOBBED.-Last week we gave an
account of an attempt to arrest two
ootorious robbers. Bill and Bob Sartor,
who turned on the officers, beat them,
threatened to kill them, and then made
their escape; These fellows are still at
large, and continue their bold depreda?
tions. Warrants have beou issued for
them for horse stealing, as it can be
proven that they are the partier who
stole the horses wo spoke of two weeks
ago. One of them, Bill Sartor, is one of
Governor Scott's pet penitentiary birds.
He was sentenced at the last court of
this County to two years' imprisonment
for stealing, but sajs he was "turned
out" of the penitentiary soon after, by
Governor Scott, we suppose, to continue
his nets of lawlessness. This is another
evidence of the utter uselessness of the
people to attempt to punish colored
scoundrels through a'proper course of
law. The Governor's pardon puts at de?
fiance the sentence of the court, and
turns looeo upon the people the most
desperate thieves and robbers, niter they
have been tried and convicted by a dis?
interested and legally constituted jury.
These Sartors, it seems, ore imitating
the example of the Lowreyf, of North
Carolina, and it is believed are organiz?
ing a gang similar to those outlaws.
Warrants for their arrest were placed
in the bauds of Special Deputy Sherill'
Air. W. L. Palmer, who was actively en?
gaged iu trying to ai rent them, and we
believe would have had them in the jail
io a short time; but just as his plans for
their capture were completed, he was ar?
rested by a United States Marshal under
the charge of conspiracy. It is said that
tho warrant for Mr. Palmer had been
issued some months before, but it looks
very strange that its service should have
been delayed until just at tho timo when
be was about to urreBb u gaug of despe?
rate thieving negroes. From this we
may infer that it will be dangerous for
any citizen of thia Couuty to make any
elTort to arrest these scoundrels.
Mr. Palmer, before his arrest, had un?
earthed- a large quantity of dry goods,
ready-made clothes, ito., which bad been
stolen by the gang, and deposited them
in the Sheriff's office at this place. Mr.
Cal. Hunter had identified most of thc
articles as belonging to him, but a num?
ber of fine couts .aud other goods were
detained in the Sheriff's office awaiting
their owner, until Wednesday night last,
when the office was broken into, through
the window, and all the goods taken out.
There is no due to the perpetrators of
the last burglary, bat there is little doubt
that the Sartor gang were at thu head of
We learn that six or eight stores iu this
County have bean robbed during thc past
six months. Will the authorities, State
or Federal, tell us where the people can
find protection from the depredations of
these convicted burglars and thieves?
I Union Times.
MORE OFFICIAL VISITORS.-Deputy
Marshals Maloney and Canton arrived in
our town, just after dark, on last Wednes?
day evening, having in charge, as a pri?
soner, Thomas PayBinger, ex-Sheriff of
Newberry. He was arrested at Martin's
Depot, iu this County, for some offence
against the United States; but it seems
that the aforesaid marshals were not on
thc hunt of Paysiuger, as they had no
warrant for him. He unfortunately,
however, crossed their path, and they
"took him in," baud cuffed him, and
brought, him along for company sake,
promising to produce the warrant when
they reached Newberry. Making mili?
tary arrests have grown old-its now. of
common occurrence in South Carolina;
so this little matter of giving each vic?
tim a pair of bracelets seems to bo re?
garded, by Government satraps, as indis?
pensable in giving new interest to such
procedures. Its a very long lane that
has no tarn.
We learn, also, that James H. Irby,
formerly of this District, was arrested in
Newberry recently, and carried to the
County jail hand-cuffed.
Our visitors left us on yesterday morn?
ing, carrying Abe .Simmons, colored, 1
with them as a prisoner. Abe is the
negro whom the "witness," spoken of
elsewhere, had the quarrel with. The
"wituesb" has doubtless carried his point
in part. "Let us have peace."
Since the above was put in type, wc
learn that the aforesaid marshals went
to the house of Dr. Thos. McCoy carly
yesterday morning, called for the Doctor,
and being informed by Mrs. MoOoy that
he was absent, having been called away
at a late hour the previous night, a tho?
rough search of the house was made,
but the Doctor was not found. The
shackled prisoner, Paysinger, was drag?
ged along by these humane (?) officers
on the search mentioned. Dr. McCoy,
it will be remembered, had just returned
home on bail, after five weeks' imprison?
ment. The oauldron still boils.
Ku KLUX HUNTERS.-We have had a
"nine days wonder." Our peaceful, law
abiding Connty, has been "invaded" by
deputy marshals and a few soldiers.
They have arrested Bev Mr. Ezell, his
sons, Ward and Leonard, from Laurens
and Spartaubnrg, and carried them to
Columbia. From information reoeived
by us, the conduct of tho marshals and
soldiers is censurable. Houses have
been searched without authority shown;
and, in a "oharge" made by them on
the work of a contractor on the Air-Line
Bailroad, his property was seriously in?
jured. "Let us have peace."
I [Pickeng Courier.
Tho bridge across Twelve Mile Creek,
on the old State Boad, near Lexington,
and the bridge across the same stream at
Lenpheart's old mill, on the old Cam?
bridge Boad, have been thoroughly re?
paired and put in good order.
The ex-Confedeiute Mosby has told
Grant that he prefers him to Greeley.
A chance to oolleot some iuternal reve?
nue under the present administration is
what Mosby wants.
UNITED STATES COURT.-In the Dis?
trict Court, in Charleston, on the 16th,
the grand and petit jurors were drawn <
for the July term of the court, as follows:
GRAND JURY-Hob ort Chisholm, Green
Pond; Plenty Jefferson, Pinckney Brant-1
ley, Chesterfield; W. James Hall, James
Truesdale, Camden; Clayton Cannon,
Darlington; ?. Thompson, Couwayboro;
Benj. Goodwin, Sancho Davis, Colom?
bia; Calvin Jefferson, Lamb Cadge, Wm.
Spears, Bennettsville; Itichard C. Wal?
lace, Georgetown; Louis Bickley, Lex?
ington Court House; Calvin Strother,
Timmonsville; J. B. Pinceel, Amos Wil?
liams, O. P. Winters, Charleston; W. H.
PHTXT JURORS-J. B. Wright, E. M.
Pitray, E. C. Byau, Richard Birnie, J.
J. Canneville, T. B. Maxwell, William
Hi m ons, J. B. Mnsbington, Jr., George
A. Trenholm, J. M. Biog, Charleston;
Conrad Erhardt, Burn well; J. Almond,
Bennettsville; Samuel Marshall, Dar?
lington ;Ossian Golding, Columbia; Wm.
Bell, Samuel Jackson, Darlington; A.
G. L. Sinkland, Couwayboro; T. J.
Tuomey, Sumter; H. M. Anderson, Mat?
thew Hughes, Couwayboro; Jos. Hook,
W. A. O. Cain, Orangeburg; B. S. Yen?
ning, Christ Church; John G. Fitzsim
mons, Columbia; Jerry Thornton, Aiken;
B. P. Chatfield, C. D. Lowndes, Colum?
bia; Alpha A. Graham, Horry; Hugh
Beuob, Sampit; George David, ThomoB
David, Bennettsville; Michael Welsh,
Darlington; John B. Smith, Sampit.
After following, with considerable ad?
miration and interest, thc wanderings
and adventures of that democratic dea
I pot, Don Pedro, of Brazil, from his
cognito visitations ut European watering
places to iuuocent flirtations with Yan?
kee girls amid the Pyramids of Egypt,
it is a pleasure to know that he has ac?
complished a "bon voyage," and is Baie
upon his native heath again. His peo?
ple, ia expectation of his return with
bis family, were in u fever of excitement,
and the Bio Janeiro batteries quite star?
tled an inoffensive Antwerp packet by
mistaking it for the Emperor's barge,
and firing their heaviest salute. The
military, too, were thrown into confu?
sion by the premature announcement,
and the Emperor spoiled his reception
at home, as he has so of tea doce in other
places, by stealing into thc capital before
the desired "fuss aud feather" could be
organized; consequently he got few
cheers, except from Anglo-Saxon throats,
which are always equal to an emergency.
The tired soldiers were dismissed for
their dinner?, and only a levee or hand
kiss with the Imperial family, nil united,
was iudulged in ut the palace. The Em?
peror assumed once moro the reins of
government on the 1st of April; the pre
.sent cabinet i% expected to resign, and
wonderful transformations are looked
I for from thu enlarged practical ideas of
this second Peter the Great.
On the 6th instant, Daniel Dover, J.
B. Falt?n, L. H. McSwain, Andrew
Habkie, M. L. Boss und J. E. Good
were released from prison oa boad.
The following, who had been seut to
Charleston for trial, but whose cases
were not reached, were returned to the
prison here on the 11th: W. H. Wbito,
Samuel Bandall, H. M. Mooro, B. H.
Moss, J. W. Gaffney, E A. Turner, B.
L. Harmon, Albert Francis, Jerome P.
Moss, Columbia Ramsey, Marion Harris,
John L. Moss. Of these, the three last
named were released on bond on the
The following arrests have been made:
William B. Leech, May ll, and J. W.
Pursely and J. L. Parsely, on the 1 itb.
There are now seventeen in confinement
here. - York ville Enquirer.
CONGRESSMAN ELLIOTT'S WIFE.-Mr.
Elliott has his wife here, a very hand?
some, stylish woman, with little negro
blood in her veins, hardly enough to
distinguish her from our own race. One
day, she entered the diplomatic gallery,
where there were several wives of Con?
gressmen, and a flutter was the conse?
quence. Some left, and others informed
the gentlemanly usher that he must
never again subject them to the crushing
indignity. Those who made tho most
fuss about it were the wives of the mos
I Washington Letter.
Mr. Job Weatherly died at his resi?
dence, in this County, on Friday, the
10th instant. He was an estimable citi?
zen, quiet and uaassumingin his deport?
ment, and had been for many years a
consistent member cf the Salem Baptist
Church, where his remains have been in?
terred to await the resurrection of the
Ned Price, the prize fighter, who
pounded Cobura and "Australian Kelly"
into a jolly, not many years ago, has set?
tled down into a steady, respectable life,
and his sign, on a prominent street in
New York, reads. "Edmund E. Price,
The first immigrant from Greenland
ever known reached New York from
Halifax last week. The clim ate being to
him oppressive, he informed a Scandina?
vian acquaintance that he should go
back at the first obanoe.
Several Brooklyn young ladies have
formed a society having for its object the
redaction of extravagance in dress. They
have resolved to spend so much and no
more on their toilet.
A yoong man named Milton Crandall
killed his sister, in Port Jervis, New Jer?
sey, a few days ago, with a supposed
unloaded gun. The jury very properly
returned a verdict of "gross careless?
In White County, Ga,, on the 16th
ult., Mr. Charles Col lings wort h was mar?
ried to Miss Annie S. Bread. Having
got his Bread, Charles said he didn't
want any but her.
It is stated that thirteen children were
born on board the steamer Scandina?
vian, on her reoent voyage from Liver?
pool to Quebec.
INGENUITY OF BURGLARS.-There was
a burglary in an Albany jewelry store on
the night of the 2d instant, and one of
several skillful devices to whioh the bur
glars resorted to prevent detection while
operating upon the safe was the follow?
ing: On a work benoh on the Sonth side
of the shop a small looking-glass is
placed, in front of which is a gas-burner.
This small glass reflects the back of the
Bafo on the large glass, and those who
pass the store have a full view of it.
The burglars, to conceal their opera?
tions, bad prepared a ourtain made of
dark green muslin, across which black
musliu stripes were sewed, to represent
the bars on the back of the safe. This
maslin was tacked on Bmall wooden
strips after the burglars entered the pre?
mises, and was hung over the large mir?
ror. It was well calculated to deceive
the patroling watchman, and but for his
suspicions being aroused early in the
evening by observing two or three
strange characters in the vicinity, they
might have operated successfully. On
passing the store he noticed that the re?
flection of the back of the safe in the
glass was darker than uBual, and he
shook the door three or four times. Re?
ceiving no response from the inside
watchman, his suspicion that something
was wrong wab strengthened, aud, break?
ing open the doors, found that hiB infer?
ence hud been too long delayed, for the
robbers had retreated.- Worcester Spy.
AN ILLUSTRATION IN POINT.-The de?
votion of the English to etiquette waa
once illustrated by a humorist by an
anecdote of an Englishman who was
drowning, and who declined to grasp tbe
hand of a gentleman who tried to rescue
him, on the ground that he had not the
honor of his acquaintance. The condi?
tion of the South, whose personal and
political liberty and local self-govern?
ment are threatened with perpetual loss,
is as critical as was that of this viotim of
misfortune and of etiquette. The re?
fusal of the South to accept aid, because
it is extended through agencies once
alien and unsympathizing, would be
quite as ridiculous as that of the Eng?
lishman who would rather go to the
bottom cf the sea, than be saved from
death by a strange gentleman. The
Sonth don't mean, of itself, to be guilty
of any such folly. Others, who have
misled and sacrificed her before, may
attempt it again-and she may probably
be made a sad victim for continued
suffering in Hack-cloth and ashes; but
not, it is believed, by any act of her own
In a San Francisco court, a Mra. Za
blowski asked to be divorced from her
husband, basing ber petition upon his
habitual use of opium, whioh incapaci?
tated him for business and the support
of bis family. The bill was brought
under the statute allowing divoroe for
intemperance; but the court ruled that
the immoderate uso of opium is not in?
temperance within the meaning of the
statute. Perhaps not; but Judge Dwi?
ndle need not have supported his ruling
by saying that a contrary decision would
lead to divorces "for intemperance in
eating or any ordinary habits of life."
If a divorce should be granted on ac?
count of dram-drinking, it should equally
be granted for opium-chewing. Eating
too much has nothing to do with the
One of the very few remaining officers
who were present at Trafalgar has just
died at Paignton, England, aged eighty
two, Rev. Henry Bellairs. He entered
the navy when fourteen, as midshipman,
and received two wonnda at the battle of
Trafalgar. From ill health he left the
navy, but subsequently received a com?
mission in the Fifteenth Hussars, and
served at Waterloo, thus taking part in
both of England's greatest battles. He
subsequently entered the ohuroh, and
became rector of Bebworth, Warwick?
The people of Japan are making rapid
progress in their efforts to shake off old
customs. On the 9th of April, a great
national fair was opened in the sacred
city of Oioto, and for the space of fifty
days, foreigners were to have free per?
mission to visit the city, go where they
pleased in it without restraint, and to
exhibit their goods. This is regarded by
foreign residents of Japan as an impor?
tant step toward tho final and complete
abandonment of the old polioy of exclu?
siveness which has so long been char?
acteristic of that country. ,
Tho London Times, in speaking of the
presentation of Miss Nellie Grant to
Queen Victoria, says the event is not so
remarkable as it would have been in the
last generation, "for royal personages
now go freely on their travels." There
must bs great joy at the White House.
Master Fred has been shonted over by
the lazzaroni of Italy aa "the Prince, '
and Miss Nellie has been called a royal
personage in the London Times. Who
cares for Cincinnati now?
Our wretched curre noy, high tariff
system and the rule of monopolistic
rings have served to make this country
one of high prices. It is, consequently,
a good country to sell in, bnt a bad one
to buy in; hence the balanoe of trade
against us, and we are losing mnoh of
the trade we formerly regarded.as secure.
The New York gentlemen who paid
$10,000 gold to Ruskin for Tomer's
painting of "The Slave Ship," has given
private views of it, and the general
opinion of it in New York, is expressed
by the Commercial Advertiser, whioh pro?
nounces it one of the worst pictures ever
A negro named Peter Taylor, taken
out to be hung in Marshall, Texas, on
tho 10th inatant, did not await the tardy
aotion of tho sheriff, bnt touched the
trap himself, and- in an instant was
dangling in the air. He had confessed
to a double murder, and 100 other
A Kentucky eloping party consisted of
ti gentleman, lady and three daughters.
Departed this life, on the evening of the
11th mutant, after a brief bat painful illneaa,
Mr. JOHN WEIN BOLTZ, in the twentieth
year of hie age.
Johnnie, as he was familiarly known to moat
of the oitizona of Colombia, waa a young man
of unusual promhse. Uniting good business
tact with an amiable temperament and un?
flinching integrity, he bad secured a firm
holu on tho o fleet ions of bia employer, and
attracted to bia aide a boat of admiring
friends. He bora his last illness with Chris?
tian patience and fortitude, and uncomplain?
ingly j ielded up a life that, even at hia early
age, he bad made beautiful by the display of
many virtues and graces.
MW Charleston Courier please copy.
Independent Steam Fire Engine Co.
THE members will ap
Sear at the Engine
louie, TO-NIGHT, at 9
'.o'clock, equipped for the
^excursion to Charlotte.
JOHN F. S?TPHEN,
May 18 , 1
South Carolina Railroad Company,
COLUMBIA, S.O., HAT 17,1872.
Change of Schedule Night Pantenger Train.
Leave Columbia at.6 50 P. M.
Arrive at Columbia at...G 40 A. M.
To take effect after fcunday. May 19,1S72.
A. L. TYLER, Vice-president.
H. B. PICKENS, General Ticket Agent.
May 18 _3
To all Whom it May Concern.
UNITED STATES INTERNAL REVENUE,
COLLECTOB'B OFFICE, SD DioTnicr, 8.0..
COLUMBIA. May 20,1872.
NOTI0E ?B herehy given that the Annual
Assessment List, for income of 1871
and special tax for 1872, is now in this office
All persona liable to above mentioned tax
\ in this Dibtrict are notified that they are re?
quired to uiako payment of the same, at this
office, before thc 10th day of June, prox.
O. L. ANDERSON,
May 18 al Collector Third District, 8. C.
Democratic State Convention.
THE National Democratic Committee hav?
ing called a Convention to meet in Balti?
more on the 9th, of July, we think it advisable
that our State ehould take some action in re?
gard to this matter.
We, therefore, respectfully recommend that
a Convention of the Democratic party be held
in Columbia, on Tuesday, the 11th June next.
WADE HAMPTON, Chairman,
W. B. STANLEY,
J. D. POPE,
F. w. MCMASTER,
T. G. BARKER.
JOHN E. CAREW,
J. P. THOMAS,
May 18 Central Executive Committee.
YES, IRISH CHAMPAGNEI Why not?
Was not the great Apostle of Temper
1 ance. Father Mathew, an Irishman? Still,
were he alive to-day, ho would quaff a cup of
this beverage, and, smacking bis bps, bless
the man who invented "Irish Champagne."
This eau be drank with perfect aafety by the
Knights of Pythias. Good Templars, or* Bad
Templars, Sons of Malta, Sona of Temper?
ance, or anybody else'? sons or daughters,
masons, brick-layers, chimney-sweep*-in
fact, anybody, particularly those who wear
Grant hats and Greeley hat a, or their own
hats, are invited fraternally to imbibe (at
your own expense, mindi) this superlatively
Thia notioe would have been farther ex-*
tended, but a man borrowed our dictionary,
end several big worda we intended to nae are
necessarily omitted; but when that man re?
turns that Dictionary, the public may expect
to hear from us again.
May 18_GEORGE SIMMERS.
State of South. Carolina--.Newberry Co.
CO ?BT OF COMMON BLEA8.
Achilles D. Lovelace.Plaintiff, against Abram
Harris, Defendant. Summons for Money
Demand. [Complaint not Served.)
I To ABBAU HABBIS, Defendant in this action:
~**~7*OU are summoned and required to an?
si swov tbs complaint in this action, which
was filed in the office of the Clerk of the
Court of Common Pleas for Newberry County,
I on the 15th dav of April, A. D. 1872. and to
aerve a copy of your answer on tao sub?
scribers, at their office, at Newberry Court
House, South Carolina, within twenty days
after the service of this summons on yon, ex?
clusive of the day of service.
Ii you fail to answer thia complaint within
! the time aforesaid, the plaintiff will take
judgment against you for the sum of three
I hundred and thirty-nine 6-100 dollars and
coats. SUBER A CALDWELL,
Newberry C. H.. May 13.1871. May 18 a6
State of South C aro lina-Ne wherry Co.
COURT OF COMMON PLEAS.
Claciua A Witte-otherwise known as Clemons
Claciua and Arnim F. Witte-plaintiffs,
against A. Harris-otherwise known as
Abram Harris-defendant. Summons for
Money Demand.-\Complaint not Served.}
To A. HABBIS-otherwise known as ABBAU
HABBIB-defendant in thia action:
YOU are hereby summoned anil required
to answer tbs complaint in this action,
which baa been filed in the office of the Clerk
of the Court of Common Pleas for the said
County, and to serve a oopy of your anawer on
tho subscribers, at their office, at Newberry
Court House, in the County and State afore?
said, within twenty days after the service of
this summons on you, exclusive of the day of
If yon fail to answer thia eomplaint within
the time aforesaid, the plaintiffs trill take
judgment against yon for the sum of one hun?
dred and seven dollars and Atty-seven
cents, with interest at the rate of on? per
cont, per month from the fifteenth day of
September, one thousand eight hundred and
seventy-one, and costs. -
BAX rn RA JOHNSTONE,
Plain tiffs' Attorneja.
Dated 13th May, 1872.
To the defendant. A. HABBIS-otherwise
known as ABBAU Harnais:
Take notioe that the summen?, of which
ha foregoing is a cony, was filed ia tho office
of the Clerk of the Court of Common Pleas for
Nowborry County, on the 24th day of April,
1872. BAXTER 4 JOHNSTONE,
May 18 ?6 Plaintiffs' Attorneys.
EXTEN8IVE stoek of "Perique" and other
Smoking Tob?ceo, of
and established brand?, are now offered at
the sign of the "Indian
wh ro also a redaction in the price of Cigars
by the box, and an extra quality, three for
rare inducements to smokers. Remember
tho Saturday night programme.
MW SEE BAILY UNION. "Wi
SPARKLING sweet Newark CIDER, on
draught, for sale by the gallon, at