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LONDON, Jone 13.-The Egia oame in
ahead, bat the Fiona, following next,
?on the prize of the Boyal Thames
Yaoht dab, by time allowance-.
MADRID, Jane 13.-It is reported that
the Ministry is not in harmony with the
King, respecting certain acta of the
Oortes, and will resign.
PARIS, June 13.-Davis, tbe American
agent, accompanied by counsel for the
United States, leaves this city for Geneva
CONSTANTINOPLE, June 13.-The cho?
lera bas appeared in tbe Southern ports
of Russia. Vessels theaos aro quaran?
MADRID, Jane IS.-The difficulty in
the Government was oaused by King
Amadeas disapproving of measures
which were adopted by tho Cortes and
supported by the Oabioet. Tbe Minis?
try, as was anticipated, have tendered
LONDON, Jaae 13 -Brief details of
the floods near Prague, caused by heavy
rains, of which brief meation was made
by telegraph on tbe 27th alt., show that
the destruction of life and property was
far greater than at first supposed. The
water poured over the country, sweeping
everything before it. Fertile districts
were devastated, and a number of
villages swept away. The loss of life is
appalling; the number of persona who
perished being estimated at 700.
WASHINGTON, Jaae 13.-The following
is au extract from the Indiana resolu?
tions: It is, therefore, the fixed convic?
tion of ibis Convention, that the Demo?
cratic Convention to assemble ia Haiti
more, should adopt tbe nominees of the
Liberal Republican Convention instead
of making other nominations for the
Presidency and Vice-Presidency of the
Toe Vermont State Convection adopt
' ed resolutions endorsing the Cincinnati
platform, and favoring a union with any
who held to its principies.
In the Missouri Convention, thc
aotion of the Kansas, Iowa and Iudiant
Conventions was received with tumulto
The Ninth Congressional Distriot o'.
Massachusetts eleoted delegates to Balti
more, bat refused to instruct them foi
the Cincinnati nominees.
The Missouri Coaventiou passed reso
lotions, instructing their delegates tc
Baltimore to vote as a unit against an]
nomination of candidates at Baltimore
Round after round of applause.
BAIITQIORE, Jane 13.-The grand jar;
has presented L. D. Hastoa for adul
Ford's grand Opera House has beet
secured for the D?mocratie Convention
PHITJADBTIPHIA, JUDO 13.-Jay Goali
beat Lucy-time, 2.24W, 2.28>?, 2 25.
ALBANY, Jaae 13.-Twenty-three Ki
Klax prisoners have arrived at tbe peni
tentiary here,-from Charleston, in oberg
of Marshal Wallace.
NEW YORK, Jane 13.-Patterson, N
J., vms visited, last evening, with
severe thunder storm, accompanied by i
hurricane. Morrill'? flooring mill wa
struck by the full foroe of the wiud ant
almost entirely demolished. A nei
three-story frame building was blowi
down,, and many buildings unroofed an
otherwise .damaged. Losses,,are sal
posed to be large. The Erie track wa
obstructed and trains were delayed a
Tbe iron and metal workers, numbei
ing about 10,000, will strike to-day fe
the eight hoar system. The executif
committee of the marble cotters report
that all bat three shops have acceded t
the demands of the mea.
BINGHAMTON, N. Y., June 13.-A tel
rifle gale, accompanied by torrents c
raia aad bail, passed over this city, bi
tween 3 and 4 o'olook, yesterday af ts:
noon. The menagerie and aqaariui
teats of John Robinson's circus wei
blown down and the wagons tipped ovi
while the teats were full of peopl
Several persons were injured, bat ni
very seriously. The crowd of terribl
frigbteaed people, ia the dreoobiuj
pelting storm and amidst the uptarne
cages of roaring, shrieking animal
presented a wild and almost appallir.
scene. Dariog the storm, tbe ligbtain
struck ia half a dozen places within tl
corporate limits. A number of f ram
of unfinished buildings and many tre
were blown down.
Lowsiiii, Jaae 13.-The Young Mee
Christian Association eleoted H. Thai
Miller, of Cincinnati, President. Arnot
the Vice-Presidents are C. E. Chich?ate
of South Carolina, and James H. iFran
lin, of Alabama.
CHARLESTON, June 18.-Arrived
steamships Manhattan, New York; V
ginia, Philadelphia; Falcon, Baltimore
ST. LOUIS, Jane 18.-The Demooral
Convention Committee on Resolatio
reported a long preamble, setting for
that by the patriotism and sense of jc
tice of the Liberal Republicans, and 1
the Demoorats, Missouri has been i
deemed from the tyranny and oppressi
of a Radical minority, and stating tb
the Liberals stand ready to do the sai
thing for tbe country at large; (hst th
hare already placed a tioket in the fie!
to support of wbioh tbe Liberal Repe
lioan aad Demooratio parties are airea
committed; and tbat it would not only
unwise, bat a wioked trifling with I
best interesta of tbe people, should t
Demooraoy place another tioket in I
field, aod thus ensure the election
Grsnt, the continued oppression a
plunder of the people, and the destr
tioo of liberty and constitutional gore
mont throughout the country.
NEW YORK, June 13-Evening.-E
Andre, in a flt of jealousy, shot his w
dead, this morning.
300 strikers appeared before Ste
way's piano faotory to-day, aud threat
ed to tear it down. A force of fifty pol
ordered them off, aod on their roi usa
retire, oharged upon them, scatter
them in ell directions.
The funeral of the late James Ger?
Bennett took placo (hi? morning, from
his late residence, in Fifth Avenue.
Among- the moornera were Mayor Hall,
Horace Greeley, Judgo Bedford, James
Brooks, and a host of other celebrities.
The f mi eral ceremonies were performed
by Vicar-General Slams, who spoke
feelingly of the goodness of heart and
charitable disposition of the deceased.
The funeral cortege, whioh con stated of
almost 100 carriages, started from the
late residence of deceased at ll o'clock,
and, preceded by a detachment of police,
passed down to Hamilton Ferry, on the
way to Greenwood Cemetery. The
streets along the route of the procession
were lined with spectators. The flags
throughout the oily wore hong at half
WASHINGTON, June 13-Evening.
Numerous inquiries as to tho exact
status of the bill to refund the ootton
tax have been reoeived here. The bill
is still pending before the Committee of
Ways and Means, and a report early
next session is expected. The friends
of the bill claim that Congress has mani?
fested a feeling favorable to its passage
by the defeat of Morrill's amendment,
and prohibiting, by an almost unani?
mous vote, an exaction by the Secretary
of the Treasury of two cents per pound
tax from the proceeds of cotton awarded
by the Court of Claims.
Senator Wdson, in a letter accepting
his nomination, reviews the bistory of
the Bepoblican party, whicb, in the
language of the Philadelphia Conven?
tion, he oonsiders a national necessity.
He gratefully accepts the Domination,
and says if the people ratify it, be will
endeavor faithfully to fulfill its duties.
A oircular has been issued from tho
pension offioo Baying the amnesty Aot
restores the right to hold offices to those
not excepted, but does not in any other
respeot relieve thoso who have been dis?
loyal from any of the legal penalties, re?
strictions or requirements cons?quent
upon their disloyalty, or the presumption
thereof, nor have any other effect what?
ever. By this ruling, old pensioners are
still excluded from tbe lists.
Probabilities-The lowest barometer
over Lake Ontario will move Eastward
over New England, accompanied by
briak and possibly high winds, cloudy
weather and rain. The latter will ex?
tend over the Southern portion of the
Middle States to-night, with fresh, brisk
Southerly winds, veering to North-west?
erly. Cloudy weather and a possible
area of rain for the South Atlantic States,
but theuoe Westward to the lower Mis?
sissippi. Clear weather very generally,
with winds veering to Westerly; olear
and partially cloudy weather and light
to fresh Westerly to Northerly winds
from the Ohio Valley Northward and
AUGUSTA, June 13-Tho Augusta Ex?
change is intended to facilitate tbe
transaction in ootton, grain and pro?
duce for immediate and future delivery,
and especially for the purchase and eale
of Southern securities. A daily call is
made of all Southern securities-Virgi?
nia, North Carolina, Sooth Carolina,
Georgia, Tennessee, Alabama, Florida,
Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas and Ar?
kansas-embracing State, city and rail?
way bonds, and railway and manufactur?
ing shales. The exchange was organ?
ized nuder favorable auspices, and is
now working successfully. The object is
to make Augusta the central market for
Scinthern securities of every description.
LEWISTON, ME., June 13.-Sidney
Ferham bas been nominated for Go?
ALBANY, June 13.-The violeut rain
storm, yesterday, with a strong wind,
caused muoh damage in this vioinity, at
Port Jarvis and Kings tree, in this State.
The gale was terrino. A school was
struck by lightning at Pawlenville, one
child Killed and several stunned. There
was a regular tornado in this County.
Heavy damage to orchards, barns,
BOSTON, Jone 13.-Thc gale last even?
ing was sadly destructive to life. Several
persons were killed in the vicinity,
buildings damaged and trees shivered.
Dr. J. Rufus Bratton, of York, was
brought to this plaoe a prisoner on last
Sunday morning, in otiurge of the some?
what notorious detective, Joseph J.
Hester, and on Monday afternoon was
carried to Yorkville. He was kidnapped
on Tuesday of last week by the police of
London, Canada, and brought to De?
troit, Michigan, where he was turned
over to the United States authorities.
Dr. Bratton left home in October last,
about the time President Grant dele?
gated to Merrill the power that had been
delegated to him by Congress to arrest
and imprison citizens at his will and
SI eas ure. At the December term of the
inited Slates Court, a true bill for con?
spiracy and for being connected with the
hanging of Jim Williams was found
against him by the grand jory.
[ Chester Reporter.
The Boston Post says that while
Daniel Hines, of Bangor, Me., was start?
ing a circular saw, Wednesday, at
Morse's Mills, he placed his foot upon
the bench through which the blade re?
volved, and rising, it went through his
right foot and he fell forward. Instant?
ly his right thigh was half severed, his
right hand ont off and thrown thirty
feet, and his right arm two-thirds se?
vered near the shoulder. A frightful
gash waa also made in his chest, the saw
oottiDg off five ribs, through the pleura,
and entering the liver. The patient is
conscious and may survive.
BEWITCHED.-A negro child, living in
Robertson's alley, is said to have vomit?
ed a bottle foll of orooked pins, pieces of
sticks, and other equally indigestible
articles during the past few days. The
darkies in the neighborhood assert that
thu child is bewitched.
[Augusta dir on ide.
A new paper to bo called The Old Har?
ry will soon be commenced in Charlotte,
N. C. None but "Devils" will work on
Financial AV ct Commercial.
LorooK, Jone 13-Noon.-The Bank
rate has been reduced one-half; it is now
8>? per cent. Oonsols 92W. Bonds
FRANKFORT, Juno 13.-Bonds 96>?.
LIVERPOOL, June 13-3 P. M.-Cotton
opened quiet and steady-uplands 11%
LONDON, June 18-Evening.-Bullion
LIVERPOOL, June 13-Evening.-Cot?
ton closed noobaoged.
Kaw YORK, June 13-Noon.-Cotton
quiet; Bales 230 bales-middling 26^.
Flour quiet and unobaoged. Wheat
quiet and firm. Corn steady. Pork
quiet, (at 13.45(0)13 50. Lard quiet
Btoam9%@93^. Freights steady. Stocks
very weak. Gold heavy, at 14. Money
easy, at 5. Exohange-long 9% ; short
10j?. Governments dull and heavy.
Stace bonds Arm and quiet.
7 P. M.-Cotton quiet; eales 689 bales
-middling 26J?. Flour quiet and
steady-common to fair extra 7.80@
10 20; good to choice firstname.lastname@example.org.
Whiskey dull and lower, at 88. Wheat
dull and without decided change. Corn
steady and in aotive export and trade de?
mand. Rice firm, at 8>?@9;?. Pork
quiet and steady. Beef unchanged.
Lard steady. Freights inactiver. Sales
of futures to-day 2,600 bales, as follows:
July 20%, 20.%; Auguat 25 1516; Sep?
tember 2U%. October 2013 16, 20 15-16;
November 19 13-16; December. 19 316,
19^4. Money 4@5. Sterling steady.
Gold 13%@14. Governments dull, and
H@H0' lower. Tenne8seea quiet and
I firm; others steady; few transactions.
I BALTIMORE:, J une 13. -Flour quiet and
unchanged. Wheat quiet but firm.
Cora-white activer and strong, at 80(a)
82; yellow quiet, ut C8. Oats-Southern
31 (o> 38. Provisions nominally un?
changed. Whiskey 92(5)92)4. Co-ton
dull and lower-middling 25%@26; re?
ceipts 18 bales; sales 83; stock 1,630.
NEW ORLEANS, J une 13 -Cotton dull
middling 25; receipts 156 bales; sales
8U0; stock 39,031. Pork dull, and held
at 12.62; buyers offering 12 50. Sugar
good to fully fair 8^@9^B- Molasses
thia inferior Yl%i(?tb; com moa re?
boiled 30; Boaer 40.
AUGUSTA, Juno 13.-Cottou nominal
middling 2-i(a)2-i}.2 ; receipts 77 bales;
SAVANNAH, June 13.-Cotton quiet
aod holders firm-middling 24; receipts
148 bales; eales 18; Block 4,526.
CHARLESTON, June 13.-Cottou dull
middling 25; receipts 531 bales; stock
BOSTON, June 13.-Cotton dull-mid?
dling 26)?; receipts 361 bales; sales 1U0;
GALVESTON, June 13.-Cotton nominal
-good ordinary 20^; stock 1,377.
PHILADELPHIA, June 13.-Cotton dull
MOBILE, June 13.-Cotton nominal
middling 24>?; receipts 35 bales; sales
50; stook 3,787.
NORFOLK, June 13.-Cotton dull
low middling 24^; receipts 185 bales;
WILMINGTON, June 13.-Cotton quiet
-middling 25; receipts 34 bales; stock
"PATTERN FOR CUTTING GARMENTS- !
MRS. SARAH A. MILLWEE, OF GREEN?
WOOD, S. C.-The invoutiou consists ia a
pattern chart for front and buck of hu?
man form, with Beales of figures and per?
forations, arranged for fitting plain aad
fall waists, looso sacques, and basques
of all sizes. It would seem to be an in?
vention greatly calculated to economize
the costa, to ladies, of their various gar?
ments eiuoe, with one of these charts,
they may both cut and readily fit, as well
aa make them."-Scientific American.
Ia Oraugeburg the caudidates for of?
fice are rery thick. A correspondent of
the Columbia Union estimates as follows :
Caudidates for the lower House of the
General Assembly, 132; for tbe Senate,
16: for Sheriff, 9; for Probate Judge, ll;
for School Commissioners, 7; for Clerk
of Court, 3; for County Commissioaers,
300; aud for Coroner, 15.
Gen. Grant's office-holders called at
the White House, oa their way home
from the Philadelphia Convention, to
tell their master bow well they bad
obeyed his orders. The General "bless?
ed them" in the moat approved fashion,
and then "sauntered out to the stable to
see his horses."
John Lilley, United States Deputy
Marshal, has oalled apoa as aad request?
ed as to state that he did not mike use
of the offensive language in reference to
tieiug aad baodcufhug white men which
was attributed to him ia our last issue on
the authority of Jona Lee.
j Charleston Republican.
A LIVE COUNTESS IN SAVANNAH.
Amoag the recent arrivals at the Pulaski
Houso is the Ooaotess de Weldegrave,
of Loudon, who is traveling through the
South on a pleasure toar for the first
A negro named John Watkius was
hang near Crawford, Ga., on the 1st
inst. His father aud brother were bung
some years siacs, and another brothor
was to have been hung ia Jefferson, Ga.,
last Friday, the 7th.
Among the interesting features of the
campaign will be the overhauling of
Henry Wilson's Know Nothing record.
He was at one time the bend and front
of theprosoriptionists in Massachusetts,
and made speeches.
Senator Harlan has purchased the in?
terest of Jobn M. Morris (tb? controlling
one) ia the Washiagtoa Daily Chronicle,
sad that paper is to be reorganized at
Mr. E. G. Hough, tho paying teller of
the Merohauts' National Bank, of Savan?
nah, was foaad dead in his bed oa Tues?
day last. It is supposed bc died of
Hoa. Amasa Sprague has boca chosen
Chairmaa cf the delegation elected to
represent the Democracy of Rhode
Island in tho Baltimore Convention.
Proceeding? or Connell,
COLUMBIA, 8. C., Jone ll, 1872.
CouDoil met at 7.30 P. M.
Present-His Honor the Major, John
Alexander, and Aldermen Wilder, Grif?
fin, Yoong, Carr, Mitchell, Williams,
H?ge, Carroll, Cooper and Thompson.
Absent-Aldermen Lowndes and Carpen?
Minutes of meetings of May 28 and
Jane 4, were read and adopted.
PETITIONS AND COMMUNICATIONS.
The following was received through
his Honor Mayor Alexander:
To the Honorable the Mayor and Aldermen
of the city of Columbia.
GENTLEMEN: The Ladies'Monamental
Association desire to procure, by pur?
chase, a site for a monument whioh they
propose to ereot in this city. I have
been requested to ascertain upon what
terms the lot owned by the city, imme?
diately in front of the residence of Mr.
A. lt. Taylor, can be pnrchused. Ia case
your honorable body may be willing to
dispose of the lot in question, I will be
glad if you will fix a price, or if you
will appoint a committee of your body
to do BO. The erection of the monument
at this point will add to the appearance
of that portion of the town, and I am
assured will give satisfaction to a very
largo portion of tho community. Your
attention to this matter will be appreci?
ated. Yours, very respectfully,
WM. K. BACHMAN.
COLUMBIA, June ll, 1872.
On motion of Alderman H?ge, it was
Resolved, That the communication be
referred to a special committee of three,
who will report to Council at next meet?
ing, ns to disposing of above mentioned
lot, price, .tc.
His Honor the Mayor appoiuted thc
following committee: Aldermen H?ge,
Wilder and Cooper.
Petition from Peixotto & Son, offering
services as auctioneers for sale of city
On motion of Alderman Wilder, same
was received aa information.
The following petition was read:
COLUMBIA., S. C., May 31, 1872.
To His Honor the Mayor and Aldermen.
GENTLEMEN: At a meeting of thc
Phoenix Hook and Ladder Company,
held May 31, 1872, it was
Resolved, That the undersigned, com
mittee, be instructed to petition th<
honorable City Council to remove th?
building wo at present occupy as a truel
bouse, and in ns stead, erect a substau
tial and suitable building.
We respectfully ask that the abo YO bi
grauted, as the company have ordered i
new truck, and the present building wil
be entirely too small to bouse our nev
machine. Wo desire a building tweuty
seven by sixty, with a second floor
which door to be used ns a meetini
room for tho company. While we desir
a tenable building, we do not ask a costl;
one, as we feel the city finances are no
ia such a condition as will warrant th
city to ereot an expensive building. W
respectfully ask, further, that imm?diat
action be taken in this matter,, as th
new truck is soon expected, and withou
accommodations to house it, wo will b
obliged to loavu it in the street.
Hoping the prayer of your humbl
petitioners be grunted, we respectful!
remain, your obedient servants,
JOHN A. JACKSON, 1
C. H. BANKARD, j-Committee.
L. D. EPSTIN, I
S. P. WHERHAN, J
On motion of Alderman Carroll, abo\
communication was referred to Commi
' tee on Fire Department.
The following petition was read:
COLUMBIA. S. C., Juno, 1872.
To the Honoruble Mayor and Aldermen <
GENTLEMEN: The humble petition <
the undersigned respectfully ehewel
that Bho is a poor widow, with two youc
children, and bas no means of suppo
except the work of her own hands; ar
bouse rent being a very lurgo item in hi
expenses, she humbly petitious yoi
honorable body for permission to bul
a small bouse on Washington street, b
low the Greenville and Columbia Ra:
road. And your petioner will ever pm
Your obedient servant,
On motiou of Alderman H?ge, sac
was referred to Committee on Streets.
Petition from L. C. Schultheis, askii
refunding of fine imposed, of 82 50, I
his Honor the Mayor, for using h
wagon to move a family, he having i
license for same.
It appearing that same wus done as :
act of charity, on motion of Alderm
Carrol], same was ordered to be ref undt
Bids were opened and read from t
following named persons for repairi
Sydney Park fence: S. W. W. MeKi:
zie, Cornelius Riley and J. W. Adkim
On motion of Alderman H?ge, co
traot was awarded to J. W. Adkins, 1
878, ho being the lowest bidder.
Bids for furnishing City Water Wor
with 100 cords long-leaf pine wee
were received from the following p
sons: W. D. Hornsby, the Columl
Lumber Company, Joseph Crews, Cb
E. Thomas Sc Co., and Middleton
On motion of Alderman Wilder, ea
waa awarded to M. S. Gill, at 83 75 ]
cord, he being the lowest bidder.
The following bid was received
furnishing tho city with lumber: Fr
Themas S. Cooper, to furnish any lu
ber required, at 81 25 per 100 feet.
Ou motion of Alderman H?ge, c
tract was u warded to Mr. Cooper-be:
the only party who put in a bid.
The following bills were received i
referred to the Committee nu Acoout
W. Steiglitz, 85.15 and $7.10, Gu
House; Cooper & Taylor, 832 t>7, Gu
House; Cooper & Taylor, 877 73. 82
8408.50, 80 35, 870 10, Alms Hoi
Cooper & Taylor, 804 20, ?80.70, Hui
tal Department; Cooper & Ta*
82G0.0G, Street Department; (Joline
(ins Light Company, 818; P. B. Now
85 75, Market House; J. Sulzbucl
8153; Diouuau & Pop?. $15 U5, ?10
Alms House; Drennan Sc Pope, 819,
$21.85, Hospital; T. N. Roberts, $10,
$5; S. B. Thompson, $10, examination
Reports of Oversoers of Poor for
month of May were read, aud on mo?
tion of Aldeman H?ge, were referred to
Committee on Alma House.
Tbe report of J. E. Dent, Overseer of
the Poor, shows that there are in the
City Hospital 23 patients; in the Poor
House 18 inmates.
Report of Chief of Police for month
of May was read and referred to Com?
mittee on Guard House and Market,
OFFICE OF CHIEF OF POLICE,
COLUMBIA, S. C., May 31, 1872.
The total number of arrests made
during the month of May, for ail grades
of crime and offences committed within
the city limits, is 118; of which 90 were
males and 28 females-56 whiteB and 62
colored. The following report shows
the various grades of crime and offences
for which persons were arrested and
dealt with according to law, to wit: In?
toxication, 32; disturbance, 21; using
profane language, 9; disorderly, 8; ped?
dling without a license, 1; driving on
side-walk, 1; doing business without a
license, 3; firing pistol, 5; racing on
Btreet, 2; nuisance, 2; sleeping on
stroct, 1; vagrancy, 15; petit larceny, 7;
robbery, 1; passing counterfeit money,
1; grand larceny, 1; violation of Sunday
ordinance, 1; committing rape, 1; riot,
1; selling in market without aprons, 3;
draying without license, 1; driving in
brick drain, 1. The following disposi?
tion was made of persons arrested dur?
ing the month of May: 27 served theil
time at work, of whioh they worked 180
days; 72 were discharged by his Honor
the Mayor, and 4 were turned over tc
Trail Justices. Tbe following statement
shows the amount of tines collected from
prisoners arrested by the Police Depart?
ment for the month of May, to wit
Total amount assessed, ?139; total
amount collected, $50. In conclusion, ]
would say that the night watoh have per'
formed their duties faithfully; but thc
day force, I sm sorry to say, have not.
I would request the City Council tc
furnish me with roles and regulations tc
govern the foroe by.
(Signed) JOHN A. JACKSON,
Chief of Police.
Report of Clerk of Market for monti
of May was presented, and on motior
of Alderman H?ge, was referred to Oom
mitten on Market.
Report of City Treasurer for monti
of May was presented and referred tc
Committee on Ways and Means.
REPORTS OF COMMITTEES.
Alderman Wilder, Chairman of Oom
mittee on Accounts, asked for furthe
Alderman Griffin, from Committee oi
Licenses, reported back the applioatioi
of J. H. Klembeck and J. O. Jacobs fo
tavern licenses, and recommended tho
same be granted. Adopted.
Ordinance in relation to an ordinano
for the protection of birds having rc
oeived first reading May 14, was take
up for second reading.
By Alderman Oarr-Motion to strik
out fine of $10 and inBert in lieu therec
fine of $5. Adopted.
Ordinance, as amended, was pasaed t
third reading and adopted, as follows:
Bc it ordained, by the Mayor and Aldet
men of the city of Columbia, in Coane
assembled, and by the authority of the samt
That the killing, shooting or attemptio
to shoot, in any manner whatever, c
trapping of birds, robbing of bird
neats, inside the limits of the oity of Oe
lumbia, be, and the same is hereby, d<
dared to be a crime; and any perso
offending herein shall, on conviction b<
fore the Mayor, be liable to a fine of fii
(5.00) dollars for eaoh and every offenci
und the police, cr any citizen, are aatbi
rized and empowered to arrest suoh pei
sou or persons violating this ordinance.
Tho ordinanae to proteot the Oil
Cemetery against trespassers was take
up aud passed to second and third rea?
ing and adopted, as follows:
Be it ordained, by the Mayor and Aide
men of ike city of Colombia, in Count
assembled, and by tito authority of the sam
That from and after the passage of tb
ordinance, it shall be. unlawful for ai
person to drive bogs, cattle, hors
ur mules, or stock of any descriptif
whatever, into or through the Ci
Cemetery, situated in the Western pc
lion of the said city, to the West of tl
Greenville and Colombia Railroad, ai
within the corporate limits of the so
oity; and any person who shah viola
this ordinance, shall be deemed a tn
passer, and on conviction before tl
Mayor, or any of the said oity Alderme
acting in bis place, after doe notioe
the time and place of trial, shall
Hued for each and every snob trespass
the aum of five dollars.
The following resolution was offer
by Alderman H?ge:
Resolved, That the Committee on Ci
Sohools be instructed to inquire into t
expediency of employing a suitable na
ber of teachers for the Howard Scho
also, to inquire into the propriety
building ono or more anion sohc
houses of sutlioiont capacity to aocomn
date all the ohildren of the oity, a
such other information as they may c
tain, with leave to report by ordiuai
The following was offered by Alderic
AN ORDINANCE FOR NUIHIERTKO OF HOUl
AND LOTS IN THE CITY OF COLUME
SECTION 1. Be it ordained, by the Ma,
ind Council, That all the houses, stree
shops, factories, Sec., in the city of <
lumbia, shall be numbered.
SEC. 2. That Rioburdsoa and Gon
streets, at tho Statu House, shall bs
base lines; that all the house?, H toi
sho|>H and factories shall bo numbe
from tho base lines; that every twe
feet shall bo allotted for a nun-ber.
Sue 3. That every owner or ocaap
sh ill pay for tho numbering of tl
houses, street, shop or factory, twe
conte; the number of each house, street,
Bbop or factory, or place of business,
from a general survey by Smolk &
Adams, to be of Japanned tin; the
Agares to be two inohes in size.
SEO. 4. If any person or persor?
should fail to comply with this ordi?
nance, they shall, on oonviotion before
the Mayor, pay tbe som of $5. If any
porfion or persona should take donn, or
alter, or defaoe any numbera put up by
Smolk Sc Adams, they shall, on oonvio?
tion before the Mayor, pay the fine of
825, or be imprisoned in the city prison
until said fine is paid.
SEC. 5. If any person or persons
should want a finer or larger number on
the transom or door, caa obtain the cor?
rect number and get the same of said
Smolk Sc Adams, from the geueral sur?
vey. The odd numbers shall be plaoed
on the right hand side from the base
lines, and the even numbers on the left
hand side from base lines, so when
owners should build on any vacant lot,
the correct number can be obtained from
the records of general survey by said
Smolk & Adams.
This ordinance shall take effect imme?
diately after its passage.
On motion of Alderman Wilder, was
referred to special committee of three.
The Mayor appointed the following as
the committee: Aldermen Wilder, Carr
Resolution by Aldermau Carroll:
Resolved, That no person be permitted
to bury in the public cemetery without
first reporting to the Chief of Police,
who will give a certificate, and shall as?
certain how such person or persons came
to their death.
On motion of Alderman Wilder, the
above was laid on the table.
Petitions from various? parties, asking
permission from City Counoil to keep
open places of business on Sunday, from
8 o'olock until ll o'clock A. M., and
from 4 o'clock until 8 o'clock P. M., for
the purpose of selling soda water and
On motion of Alderman Thompson,
laid on the table.
Council proceeded to the election of a
City Surveyor. After voting by ballot,
D. ii. Miller, Jr., was declared elected,
having received a majority of all the
On motion, Counoil adjourned.
CHAS. BARNUM, City C'erk.
THE ITALIAN 'VENDETTA.-Rome is
vastly agitated over the discovery of the
body cf a lady which the Tiber yielded
up near the Ponte Molle, one evening
early in the present month. The viotim
was young and richly attired. The dis?
covery was made by a fish vender, who
atraightway gave the alarm and sum?
moned the proper authorities and the
pale-faced citizens to the spot. Ia the
boBom of the unfortunate lady was
plunged a dagger with a diamond stud?
ded hilt, and a faint stream of blood was
discernible on the silk dress. Profuse
black curls hung disheveled over the
shoulders and face, and on a plain white
collar, pinned to the dress, below the
dagger wound, was written in blood the
terrible word "Vendetta." A short ex?
amination waa sufficient to establish the
lady's identity, and it was then disco?
vered that she was the Princesa Catari?
na di Chigi, one of the most beantiful
and brilliant of the Italian belles. She
had been absent from her parente* palace
for some days previously, bat pride had
forbidden a publication of the fact. The
cause of the tragedy is supposed to be
explained by the fact that she was be?
trothed to Prince Erberto Guiglo, who
loved her madly; but at last her feelings
underwent a religious chauge, and she
determined to enter a convent and take
tho veil. This determination aroused
the Prince to such a pitch of frenzy that
it is considered almost certain that ha
murdered the one he could not marry.
Edwin Forrest's agent )ost"$3,000 of
bia master's money, the other day, in
the barber shop of the Continental,
Philadelphia. He supposes that he
dropped it on the floor, and that some
individual who wasn't honest picked it
np and held fast to it in silence. Mr.
Forrest says that it's all very well to say
on the stage that "he who steals my
purse steals trash," but when it comes
down to real life, and disgusting reality,
it alters the case very materially.
A lady at St. Augustine, Fla., has suc?
ceeded ia taming the birds about the
vicinity of her residence, so that when
the rings a small bell they all fly to the
porch of her house to be fed.
A'fine quarry of lithographic stone
has been discovered in Kentucky, on the
line of th? Lexington and Big Sandy
Railroad. There is but one other simi?
lar quarry in the world.
The surveyors on the lino of the
Southern Paoiflo Railroad establish the
fact, that the Colorado desert is 300 feet
below the sea level. The road will ran
below thc sea level for fifty miles,
The most laconic correspondence on
reoord recently took place between a
Minnesota Vigilance Committee and a
gang of horse thieves. One letter was
"You get," und the answer, "You bet."
.) A DOZ Lt. MUN Rim AK, from which
?Srx: families oan make that moat delicious
of ali beverages, Lemonade, at a very small
cost. For salo ht CANTWELL'8,
Juno 14 _Main street.
Phoenix Hook and Ladder Company.
MEMBERS are requested to attend a ape
oial mootiog, at their Hal, THIS (Pri?
ory ) EVENING, at 8 o'olock. By order.
Juno 14 1 P- GOODMAN, Sec'y.
Frames for the Colombia Maps,
OF evory st j lo, of Walnut and Gilt Mould?
ing. Also, for Painting?, Photographs
aud Engraving?. B. E. BBYAN'8
Prime Yellow Corn.
n.WRTWO BUSHEL SACKS for aale at
?i i O Depot South Carolina Railroad
oneap tor oath. Apply fit my auction room.
AnclioHet r and Commission Merchant.
Juno 14 %