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ALEXANDRIA, EGYPT, July 13.-An
affray oooarred here, yesterday, between
G. H. Batler, United States Oonsul
General, and H. W. Wadleigb, his Sec?
retary, on the one part, and Generals
Loring, Reynolds and Major Campbell,
ex-Confederate offioers, in the Khedive's
service, on the other part; shots were
exohanged and Major Campbell was
wounded. Tho affair oreateB great ex?
citement, and there are various accounts
of its origin. Butler's plea, in justifica?
tion of the imbroglio, ia that the Khe?
dive's offioers made a premeditated at?
tempt to assassinate him; this the others
indignantly deny, and assort that Butler
was the aggressor.
NEW YORK, July 13.-A Berlin corres?
pondent writes that General Sherman
expressed himself disgusted not ouly
with hiB reception there, but with Ger?
man manners generally. At the nnion
at Minister Bancroft's, at which Von
Moltke was present, the two great Gene?
rals scarcely did more than exchange
salutations. Sherman's meeting with
Frinoe Frederick Charles passed off in
about the same way. At Potsdam, Sher?
man was refused admittance to the park,
beoanse the Emperor was entertaining
some Imperial gnests.
Stokes' verdict will, doubtless, be
given this afternoon.
Ex-Senator Doolittle left this morn?
ing, to attend the Democratic meeting
at Baleigh, N. C. Carl Schurz is tc
speak at several points in North Caroline
before the first of August.
Senator Bayard sails for. Europe to
day, for the benefit of his health. In i
letter of Jnly ll, he expresses his inten
tion of supporting the Greeley-Browt
Tho National Liberal Bepublican Com
mittee met yesterday, and elected Ethai
Allen permanent Chairman, whoreupoi
bo delivered an address. The following
Eteoative Committee was appointed b;
the Chair: Charles. G. Davis, of Massa
ohusetts; J. P. Ladd, of Vermont; S. A
Pearce, of Sonth Carolina; S. G. Bur
bridge, of Kentucky; H. C. Warmotb
of Louisiana; M. C. C. Church, of Wes
Virginia; George W. Anderson, of Mis
Boori; James M. Seo viii, of New .Ter HOV
D. B. Goodloe, of Maine; Jasper John
son, of Oregon. Ethan Allen was mad
chairman of the committee. The resc
lotions of the committee were pass?e
recommending a nnion of the Libert
Republicans with the Democrats in s<
looting candidates for State and Coi
gressional offices. Carl Sohnrz and Gui
Brown were present. The committc
visit Cbappaqaa to-day.
Henry Wilson bas gone to Lon
Branch, to visit the President.
There is talk here of making Sanfot
E. Church coalition candidate for G
vernor. The Sun hoists his nam
Greeley is said to favor him over Kie
A Cuban letter to the Sun oharg
Gen. Ryun with arrant cowardice dnrii
the expedition bf the Faunie.
W. U. Saunders, the colored electo
who came out for Greeley, publishes
card, offering to meet any oolored orat
on the stump in New York or elsewhe.t
DETROIT, July 13.-Twenty-five buil
inge, including four hotels, at Albie
were burned to-day. Loss $150,000 ai
SARATOGA, July 13.-In the first rac
Joe Daniels WAS first; Silent Friei
second; Wade Hampton third. In t
second race, Harry Bassett won east
Littleton and Victoria had a dead he
for the second place-time 2 ll Li.
ST. LOUIS, July 18.-A boiler exp
sion in St. Clair County killed thi
NKW YORK, July 13.-An Asiatio ol
lera death was reported.
On Wednesday, a gang of strik
killed a carpenter at work. No arrest
SAN FRANCISCO, July 13.-Ex-Gi
Stanly, of North Carolina, is dead.
The San Francisco . and Colors
Railroad Company, to connect with i
Texas and Pacific, has been organized
WASHINGTON, Joly 13.-Bout well, i
Cooke, Gov. H. D. Cook and H.
Fahnestock had a conference to-d
about the new loan.
The steamers Omaha, Rich moi
Hartford and Yautio have beeb orde
fitted out for Bea-to be ready in a i
The following is published: The Ti
sury, yesterday, paid to Col. John
Piokett, formerly of the Confedei
army, 975,000, for data from the rc
archives against claimants before
Son them Claims Commission. This a
was paid by special order of Secret
Boutwell, upop the recommendation
Messrs. Aldis and Ferris.
Probabilities-Falling barometer, v
fresh to brisk Easterly to South?
winds, increasing cloudiness and prc
bly rain, will prevail on Sunday over
North-west, and extend Eastward
Michigan and Indiana; olear and ]
tially cloudy weather and Easterly
Southerly winds for the New Engl
andfMiddle|States and Ohio; Easter!
Southerly winds, and partly cloudy \
ther and area of rain, from the Sc
Atlantio ooaat and Florida to Ken tm
Westerly winds and pleasant wen
Weat of Alabama.
PBTIIAESIIHHI?, July T3.-Two woi
were killed by lightning to-day.
deaths, including 497 from small ]
deaths in oorresponding week last y
LONG BRANCH, July 13.-Wilson
Morton are, here with Grant. G
goes to Washington on Monday. Wi
goes to North Carolina to-night
stump the State.
NEW YORK, July 13.-Arrived
of Washington, Algeria, Huntsville
OHAPPAQUA, N. Y., July 13.
assemblage of the Democratic Comm
and others on the farm of Hon. He
Greeley, to-day, was merely a s
gathering or pia- n io. Greeley oonda
the various delegates over his farm ii
forenoon and described all its peculia?
rities. ? bountiful dinner? was served at
1 o'clock, after whioh Greeley addressed
the meeting, consisting of about 500
people, and said it waa a social gather?
ing, having no other purpose than con?
gregating for pleasure. There were
friends from home, from far and near,
and he wished they would frequently
visit him at his farm. The speaker then
described his sojourn at Ohappaqua for
the last twenty years, and said that in
spite of what the public at largo might
think of his farming capabilities, he
could inform them that he had lost
nothing. It was true, he spent some
money, BO had be lent, and the latter had
gone "where the woodbine twineth;"
whoreas the money he spent on his farm
was to some good-at all events, ho
knew where it was. His present pro?
perty was bought at the request of his
wife, and he meant to live aud die on it.
Ex-Senator Gwin, Judge Reagan, of
Texas, and other gentlemen also made
speeches, prophesying the election of
Kinanciai ana Commercial.
NEW YORK, July 13-Noon.-Stocks
dull. Gold firm, ut 14. Money easy, ut
3. Exchange-long 9%; short 10)?.
Governments strong but steady. State
bouda dull but firm. Cotton nominal;
sales 867 bales-uplands 2i!?; Orleans
24)?. Flour, corn and wheat quiet and
steady. Fork steady, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lard quiet-old steam 9j?a'@9 7-16; new
8>f?@8^. Freights quiet.
7 P. M.-Specie shipments for the
week $250,000. The bank statement
shows loans decreased $375,000; specie
decreased $1,500,000; legal tenders in?
creased $1,000,000; deposits increased
$3,750,000. Naval stores trade has been
unsettled all week; buyers and sellers
being apart in their views; in the ab?
sence of active business, prices have de?
clined steadily all week-showing in
spirits ? loss of about 4 cents, and on
rosins from 30 to 75 cents, and on pitch
and tar about 25 cents. Sales of ootton
for future delivery 7,350 bales, ns follows:
August 22%, 22%; September 21%, 22;
Ootober 20%, 20^; November 19>?,
19.9-16; December 19^, 19%- Cotton
quiet and ??o. lower-sales 867 bales, at
24% for middling uplands. Flour quiet
and firm, at 8.75 for common to fair ex?
tra Southern; 8.8U@r2.00 for good to
choice Southern. Corn steady, at 58@
60; Western mixed 62@62)?. Pork
firmer and quiet, at 13.70(q)13.90. Lard
unchanged, at 8%@9%. Freights
Armer. Money easy, at 3@4. Sterling
9%@10. Gold U@14)j|. Governments
quieter. States steady.
BALTIMORE, July 13.-Cotton dull
middling 21; stock 790.
CHARLESTON, July 13.-Cotton dull
middling 23>?; receipts 258 bales; stock
NORFOLK, July 13.-Cotton dull-low
middling 22);?; receipts 6 bales; stock
SAVANNAH, July 13.-Cotton-mid?
dling 23; reoeipts 73; sales 160; stock 713.
BOSTON, July 13.-Cotton dull-mid?
dling 23%@23%; receipts 278 bales;
sales 150; stock 1,000.
CINCINNATI, July 13.-Flour steady, at
7.00(3)7.50. Corn firm and in fair de?
mand, at 50@51. Pork unsettled-re?
gular held at l2.25?13.00; city 14.75?
1-4.87) .<. Lard dull and nominal-prime
kettle 8%@9; summer 7%@7%; steam
firm, with light offerings, at 8%. Bacon
in good demand-shoulders b%; olear
rib sides 7%@7%; clear sides 8(a)8}6
held )BC higher all round. Whiskey
firm, at 87.
LOUISVILLE, July 13.-Flour dull and
all qualities slightly deolined-extra fa?
mily 6 50. Corn quiet. Provisions in
good demand and firm. Mess pork in
round lots held at 12.50 cash. Bacon
shoulders 5%; clear rib sides 8@8)?;
clear sides 8%. Packed lard unchanged
-order lots advanced M@}?o. Whis?
key firm, at 87.
GALVESTON, July 13.-Cotton-good
ordinary 20%; stock 635 bales.
MOBILE, July 13.-Cotton firm-mid?
dling 22; reoeipts 29 bales; stock 1,514.
NEW OBLEANS, July 13.-Cotton quiet
and little doing-middling 22>??22%;
receipts 41 bales; exports 3,735; sales
575; Btook 15,748.
MEMPHIS, July 13.-Cotton dull-mid?
dling 23%@23>?; reoeipts 26.
WILMINGTON, July 13.-Cotton quiet
and nominal-middling 24; stock 731.
AUGUSTA, July 13.-Cotton nominal
middling 22%; receipts 5 bales; sales
LONDON, July 13-Noon.-Consols
92%. Bonds 92%.
FRANKFORT, July 13.-Bonds 96)?.
PARIS, July 13.-Rentes 5 If. 42o.
LIVERPOOL, July 13-Noon.-Cotton
opened and closed steady-uplands 10% ;
DEATH OF GENERAL ST. JOHN SKINNER.
We are pained to notice by our Wash?
ington exchanges the demise of this
venerable gentleman. His record is one
full of honor, and he closes, at the good
old ?g? of seventy-five, an earthly pilgri?
mage, marked throughout by an un?
wearied and progressive walk in the
ways of rectitude, faithfulness and duty.
Tho deceased was born in Washington
County, New York, and did good service
in the war of 1812. Ardently attaohed
to the principles of the great Demo
oratio party, he struck many a hearty
blow in its ranks. During the adminis?
tration of President Pierce he was en?
trusted with the 'responsible duties of
First Assistant Postmaster-General, a
post whioh he continued to occupy and
adorn tbrooghout the successive terms
of Presidents Buchanan, Lincoln and
Johnson. On Saturday last, ho was
stricken with paralysis, and gradually
growing feebler, passed finally away,
early on Wednesday morning. General
Skinner leaves a widow and three
daughters. Two of his daughters inter?
married in South Carolina, and now re?
side in this State.-Charleston Courier.
A Missouri woman bas been traveling
fifteen months, mostly on foot, in search
of relatives, but has not found them yet.
Greeley and Grant.
I propose, Messrs. Editors, to insti?
tuto a comparison between these two
candidates for the Presidency.
Greeley is admitted to be a man of
troth, and one who has never deceived
his friends or foes. Grant was con?
victed of lying by the whole of President
Johnson's Cabinet! It is a matter of
record. In his explanation about ac?
cepting the temporary appointment of
Secretary of the War Department, he
openly avows his treachery, base trea?
chery, to his obied Such conduct would
have dishonored a private gentleman in
Greeley hus always been a sober man.
Grant was a disgraced drunkard before
the war, and had to resign his commis?
sion in the army to keep from being
Greeley has shown himself by his
speeches and writings to be a man of
talent and ability. Grant has never
written anything that evinced the least
ability, and be bas never been able to
maka a speech at all] During the war,
he displayed no military genius what?
ever, and after sacrificing 120,000 men,
twice General Leu's whole force, be con?
quered only by an overwhelming force
still left under his command.
Greeley is in favor of the constitu
tional rights of the States being respect
ed, and will sacredly guard and proteo
them. Grant, throughout bis whoh
administration, has disregarded tin
rights of the Southern States, and tram
pied them in the dust I
Greeley id a oiviliaa and a statesman
and will appeal to the civil authoritie
for the enforcement of the laws. Gran
is a successful military chieftain, con
fesses in his inaugural that he "'has n
policy," or, iu other words, is no states
man; and he han Bet all law at defiance
for the last four years, and governed tb
South by military force! He has fille
the coautry with his troops, suspende
the writ of habeas corpus, had innoaec
men arrested at tho hour of mid-nigh
without warrant, and hurried off to jai
All this done in time of. profound peace
when the civil authorities were abuui
autly able to enforce the law.
Greeley ia admitted by all to be o
honest man, governed by principles, au
if elected President, will appoint not
but honest men to office. Grant hi
taken bribes, under the name of gift
of hundreds of thousands of dollars, ai
appointed the givers to the highest o
fioes in the Government. Hie first S
oretary of the Treasuiy made him a pr
Bent of $50,000 and wus appointed
office. His Secretary of the Navy ai
Secretary of State dui the same thin
Many others might be named. Lo
Bacon, "the wisest, greatest of men
was disgraced aud impeached for takii
gifts whilst Lord Chancellor, though
every instance he decided the law cc
reotly. For this taking of gifts frc
parties in court, England's great pc
pronounced him the basest of mankic
Grant has been surrounded by offic
rogues and defaulters from the time
went into office. He has protected the
If Greeley is elected, it will strike t
ror into the ranks of the roguish offia
carpet-baggers, scalawags and traitors
South Carolina. They will flee the Sb
with their ill-gotten gains, as rats lei
ing a burning house. But if Grant
re-elected, they will go on stealing,
there is nothing left in the State to etc
His bayonets will protect them, and I
negroes will bo told again if they do
vote for them, they will be thrown bi
Greeley was in favor of amnesty at
close of the war, aud wished "the No
and South to shake hands over the gr
of slavery." Grant and his partis
have denied to the wisest and best n
in the Southern States the right of h<
ing office ever since the war closed,
it was forced out of them by tho no
nation of Greeley.
Greeley was for peace after the i
render of Lee, and magnanimity on
part of the conquerors. Grant b\
critically cried out, "Let us have pcai
whilst he was marching his staut]
armies over the country, commitl
outrages on peaceful citizens and i
ring up strife and rebellion.
All the issues on which Greeley
posed the South for the last thirty ye
are dead aud buried. There is nov
antagonism between him and us.
the issues which separate us from G
are livina issues, and will continui
live as long as he remains in the P
If Greeley is elected, he will res
the Government to Bepublican pr
pies and constitutional rights, and
down corruption and dishonesty.
Grant is elected, he will continue
military despotism and play the ty
on a grand scale.
If Greeley is elected, he will live a
seat of Government and attend to
high and responsible trusts. But G
will, if re-elected, take up his abod
somo watering place in tho summet
son, and trot his fast horses, as he
been doing for some years post, lea
all the duties of President to bc
charged by subalterns, or be negh
Greeley will not do, it is hopet
Grant has done-appoint all of his
and wife's kindred to fat offices, wit
regard to their fitness or oompeti
General Washington and Mr. Jeff<
thought this sort of nepotism in fan
and refused to appoint their relat
Grant had no suoh notions of hono
propriety about him.
Now, can any true-hearted Sou
man, with intellect above that o
idiot, hesitate whioh toohoose, unie
is looking to Grant or the Radical
for office, and disregards the true
rest of his oppressed and ruined cou
Greeley is an honest man, a man ol
lity and principle, the friend o
South and the friend of the Constit
and rights of the States. Grant
bribes; has around him a corrupt
emboldened set of rogues, scout
and defaulters, whom ho retains in ?
and has sustained by his bayonc
rotten regime now ruling ia Sooth Caro?
lina, which bas robbed and squandered
$15,000,000 or $20,000,000 of publie
moneys, and increased our taxes five?
fold 1 Four years of Grant's administra?
tion has brought all these evils upon us.
Do we not wish a change? Can we sur?
vive four years longer under these bur?
If there is any gratitude in the breast
of a colored man, aud he bas intelli?
gence enongh to know that Greeley has
done more for his emancipation and
right o? suffrage than any othor man in
America, he will choose him in prefer?
ence to Grant, who, up to tho war, was
a Demoorat and u pro-Hlavery man, vot?
ing for James Buchanan for President of
the United States. Should the colored
people now repudiate their old friend
Greeley, and take up Graut, the oppo?
nent of their emancipation, it will show,
says Judge Davis, that they are unlit to
exercise the right of suffrage. I am sure
they would not do so, but for the malign
influence of the carpetbaggers aud
office seekers, and office-holders.
B. F. PERKY.
AN ONSLAUGHT HY DADDY CAIN AT A
RADICAL CELEBRATION ON TOE FOURTH.
In the afternoon, the party returned to
the oourt house, where speeches were
made by tho same speakers, some of
whom we heard. That by Rev. Cain was
good, lu chaste and simple language
and a clear enunciation, he spoke to his
colored friends about "men and things"
which most directly concern them.
Sueh as hug and hominy, borne influ?
ences, unjust taxation, which is tapping
their vitals und retarding their prosperi?
ty, &c, the need of peuce and an era of
prosperity, in which both races will un?
derstand each other better, ?fcc, and es?
tablish that unity which shall not com?
promise either party, but eventuate in
good, comprehensive, liberal and eco?
nomically administered "government, of
the people, by the people, for the peo?
ple," who are sovereign, according to
the organic structure and genius of the
Constitution. He exposed the venality
of the rings, and aflirmed that he was
not a carpet-bagger, but a trunker; and
that he had come to stay, invest bis in?
terest here, and strive for tho common
weal. With reference to an economically
administered government, he stated that
ten mills on the dollar would be an ample
revenue of taxation to run the govern?
ment, pay the officials, meet the accruing
interest uud leave a surplus in the trea?
sury. Ho told tho colored people whole?
some truths about the legerdemain and
wheedling practioed upon them-the
sand throwu iuto their eyes, and the
wool that is pulled over by those who
use them as willing tools and dupes, ?fcc.
But he clinohed the nail that be drove
home, wheo he told them that they pay
the taxes-iudirectly, as might be seen.
To wit, that, although they do not pos?
sess lands and other taxable property,
they buy sugar and fiud the tax at the
bottom of their cups, in the bricks in
their bats, (whiskey being a great big
bill of taxation.) in their boots; from the
crown of their heads to the soles of their
feet, they are taxed, and they pay the
taxes, and are kept poor; aud this is
right, because they ure fools enough not
to see better and do better. Hesaid the
merchant would bo a consummate fool, if
be did not put the tax on them, to pay
the heavy tim] exorbitant direct tax
levied upon bis goods. That this was
business. He endorsed Gen. Grant, but
spoke kindly of Mr. Greeley, and closed
his remarks by urging his colored hear?
ers to remember that they were on trial,
and that they must be prudent in their
selection of custodians-not to take any
Tom, Dick, Harry or Bill's ipse dixil, biu
refer tu bis antecedents, aud learn as to
his general character, honesty, fitness,
capacity, ic, beforo giving him suffrage.
He puid a eulogium to bis race for their
confiding nature, and aflirmed that the
gory locks of an avenging Nemesis must
not bu shaken at his countrymen-that
they neither had money nor wit suffi?
cient to inaugurate au ern of venality.
A STRAW.-Oue of the very best si g us
of the times for Greeley, muy bo found
in the extraordinary and persistent efforts
used by the Grunt press to defeat his
nomination by the Baltimore Conven?
tion. They left no stone unturned to
prejudice the Southern Democracy
against him and drive them from his
support. His past record was raked over
for bitter partisan utterances, slanders
and lies were put into his mouth, and
even libelous pictures printed in order to
make him odious in the eyes of the
Southern people. Now, what does all
this mean? Why did the Grant men
wis li Greeley defeated at Baltimore? Is
it presumable that they would wish to
drive from the field a candidate whom
they believed they oould beat and risk
the nomination of a stronger man? Such
a conclusion would be absurd. The
plain English of it is, they wanted to
beat Greeley at Baltimore because they
knew full well that they could not beat
him anywhere else. It was their only
ohanoe to get rid of a foe who they knew
full well would thrash the little military
despot out of his boots. But they failed,
and now they may begin the work of
preparation for judgment day. It is
coming upon them. With whips of scor?
pions an indignant people will drive from
power into disgrace a faction that knows
no law except its own interest, that has
well nigh overturned the Government,
and by its tyranny and shameless cor?
ruption disgraced the American name.
They already seo the handwriting on tho
wall, and their fate is ns certain and
overwhelming ns that of the wicked
Babylonish King. Let them prepare to
meet it with whatever grace that guilt
oau command.-Savannah Republican.
A couple at Plainview, Minn., were
recently married iu a ball-room, tho fes?
tivities being suspended long enough for
the ceremony to take place. Tho newly
wedded puir joined hands in thc next
dance, as if nothing hud happonod.
THE MCLAUGHLIN OASE.-Another at?
tempt was made to effect the release of
Commissioner McLaughlin, yesterday,
by writ of habeas corpus, bot it did not
succeed, as Judge Graham refused to act
in the matter, alleging that he had no
power to enforce any order that he
might make, as the sheriff preferred
obeying the mandate of the Criminal,
instead of the Circuit, Court. Judge
Graham has telegraphed for the Attor?
ney-General, to advise with him in the
Senator Whipper took possession of
the original papers bearing on the case
yesterday, stating that he intended leav?
ing for Columbia, at night, to restrain
Judge Graham taking farther action in
the case. - Charleston Courier, 13?7?.
DEATH OF JOHN D. BROWNE.-The
I deceased, who departed this life yester
I day, will be remembered for his long
1 connection with the City Cemetery,
having been its Superintendent for up?
wards of thirty years. He met with an
afiliction in the great fire of 1838, when
he lost his sight while engaged in en?
deavoring to stop the progress of the
Humes by blowing up buildings. In re?
cognition of his services, and' as some
compensation for what he suffered, the
different local administrations kept him
in the city's employ as public cemetery
keeper until the office was abolished by
I the present municipal government. He
I was the founder of the Charleston Fire
I Company, und its first President.
Lost week, a train of cars near Phila?
delphia, struck a negro man, threw him
twenty feet into the air, and tore his
clothing all to shreds. The train was
stopped, and the horrified spectators
weut back to find him on his feet again,
resuming his line of march npon the
track. He proved to be deaf, and
seemed to look upon the affair as a com?
mon incident of travel. He did not
know what they were talking about, or
seemed to care, when questioned. The
locomotive probably struck him on the
If "there were giant? in those days,"
there is now, and a giant in this. But
alas! the tallest man in Chicago, if not in
the country, is dead-Lars Tollefson, a
native of Norway. He went to what
may, with strict propriety, be called his
long home last week. He was seven feet
nine inches in height, and weighed 375
pounds. He kept a place of entertain?
ment, and strangers visited it and took
their drinks there, that they might be?
hold the Brobdignagian bar-keeper.
A large snake, of a strange species, was
killed iu Virginia the other day, which
had a head in the shape of a diamond,
tapering from the eyes to the nose, and
from the eyes back, with beautiful dia?
mond scales covering the top of the
head, a long, pointed tail, and whiah,
when attacked, made a hissing or blow?
ing noise that could be heard at a distance
of 100 yards.
Mr. Stanley, tho Herald correspond?
ent, must henceforth supplant Chester?
field in reputation for delicate courtesy
and etiquette. After encountering war,
pestilence and famine, his coming npou
tho single white man he was in search of,
man jr meles in the interior of Africa;
with "Dr. Livingstone, I presume?" for
a plomb und coolness, certainly overtops
Chesterfield's "Hand Day rolles a chair."
The American tide of foreign travel
this year, according to accounts from
abroad, tends rather to Germany than
to France. Most of the American tour?
ists by the New York and Bremen steam?
ers land at that place instead of at South?
ampton, as formerly. London, too,
gets a greuter proportionate share of
visitor?, as compared with Puris, than it
At Greensboro, N. C., on the 4th,
three colored men were attacked by a
mob of about 100 infuriated negroes, in
che public street, for expressing their
political sentiments as opposed to the
Radicals, and being in favor of tho Con?
servative Democratic party. They were
attacked with clubs and stones, and were
dangerously beaten before tho police
oould quiet the demons.
It is stated in New York that after the
adjournment of the Convention, a move?
ment was set on foot in Baltimore for a
re onion of soldiers, North and South,
in New York, during September. The
call is to have the names of Generals T.
L. Clingman, J. B. Gordon, Fitzhugh
Lee, Bradley T. Johnson and J. D. Im
The recent floods in Bohemia da?
maged the fertile districts in which it oc?
curred to the extent of $15,000,000.
The sudden rise of the waters, caused
the drowning of 700 persons, who were
in their beds at the time of the oalamity.
Hundreds of bouses, together with rail?
road bridges and embankments, were
carried away by the inundation,
Not a few people there are who fancy
that Maoready is dead. The death of
the great actor was reported, and his
obituary was written, a few years ago;
but, in fact, he still lives, and is said to
be hale and hearty. His age is seven?
ty-nine, and his residence is Cheltenham,
Thibadoux, Louisiana, has a curious
system of water-works. The town lies
below the level of the sea, end is pro?
tected by a dyke. Over this embank?
ment water is introduced through large
siphons, by means of which the streets
are sprinkled, the ditches kept clean,
and the atmosphere cooled.
A Berlin correspondent of the London
Standard writes that tho increasing tide
of emigration from Germany to America
causes considerable uneasiness to the
Imperial Government, and measures for
tho repression of the exodus of subjeots
of thu Empire are seriously contemplated.
The tropical heat of the last few days,
has infused new life into the alligators
iu Contrat Park, the largest of whioh
snaps its jaws with great unction when?
ever a fat baby looms in view.
Livingstone first went to ?frica ia
1840, and remained sixteen years. In
1858 he made another trip, and was gone
until 1864. In 1866 he departed on his
third and last exploration.
Solomon Oity, Kansas, does not seem
to be a very healthy place for married
men. One day last week, five wives de?
serted their respective husbands and went
baok East to "live with mamma."
The Devereaux Brothers have just
completed a large two-story dwelling
house on Sullivan's Island, in nineteen
P. T. Barnum bets $5,000 that Gree?
ley will be elected.
Notice to Capitalists.
Sale of City of Columbia Seven percent. Bonds.
OFFICE CITY TUKAHUHY,
Co HI.M ni.?., S.G., Jane 19,1872.
PURSUANT to authority delegated by re?
solution, adopted by the Ci tv Council, I
will sell at public anotion, on WEDNESDAY,
July 17,1872, ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY
THOUSAND DOLLARS CITY OF COLUM?
BIA BK YEN PER CENTUM TWENTY YEARS
BONDS. Said bonds will be of the denomi
1 nations of $250, $500 and $1.000; the proceeds
of the sale to bo need for tho erection of the
new City Hall, new Markot, and other oublie
The right is reserved to dispose of a part of
the Bald bonds in lots or in whole, aa the
Major and Treasurer may determine.
Any further information desired can be ob?
tained by addressing CHA8. BABNUM,
June 20 City Treasury. Columbia. B.C.
Wanted to Borrow,
FOR one year or longer, at a fair rate of in?
terest, about $2,600, for whicb good se?
curity will be given. Address X, at PHCKXIX
Office._ July 14
Columbia Lodge, No. 108, A. F. M.
? A REGULAR Communication of
thiB Lodge will be held TO-MOB
JtZ lt BOW (Monday) EVENING, in Ma
/^r \ sonic Hall, at 8 o'clock. By order
of the W. M. L. CARR, Secretary.
AREGULAR Quarterly Meeting of the
Hebrew Congregation will be held
THI8 MORNING, at 10 o'clock, at Temper?
ance Hall. By order of the President.
ISAAC SULZ BACHER,
July 14 1 Secretary and Treasurer.
THE exercises of my Bohool will be re?
sumed TO-MORROW, 15th instant, for
pupils of both sexes, daring vacation. They
will be received by the month, and taught
English, French, German, Muslo, Ancient
Classics, Mathematics, fte. Students pre?
pared for any Coll?ge or University.
Those in arrears for Tuition-twenty in
number-will gratify me exceedingly by im?
mediate payment, aa I am in urgent need of
money. This ia no joke. W. MULLER,
Corner Taylor and Pickens streets.
LESS THAN FACTORY COST,
To Close in 30 Days.
D. G. PELX0TTO & SON,
Corner Maui and Washington Btreets.
A CHANCE FOB ALL !
W. D. LOVE & GO.'S !
~g~N anticipation of removing in September
to our large and commodious NEW STOBE,
in the Wheeler Building, cornor of Main and
Plain streets, we will close out our present
stock at unprecedented LOW FBIOES.
Bargains in all classes of Goods.
W. D. LOVE A CO.
W. D. LOVE, \
B. B. MCCBKEHT. [_July 14
THREE or four No. 1 MILCH
COWS, with young Calves.
July IS _
A DESIRABLE LOT, with a new COT
[TAGE, on the corner of Sumter and
Pendleton streets. Apply on the pre?
mises. _July 12 3
C\f\rJ TONS best quality of GOAL, now
\j\J f loading on board brig Anna Maria,
for this market, which will bo sold low for
cash. Apply to R. A. KEENAN,
July 12 Imo_At Columbia,Hotel.
TWENTY-THREE 8HABE8, or leas, of the
stock of the Capital Building and Loan
Association. Apply to J. O. B. ?MIXH,
Assistant Cashier Citiaens* Savings Bank.
Joly 9_. . . ?: ?_
Ale! Ale! Ale!
2K DOZ. GROTON AL*, T?ry superior
. t quality, .
50 doz. MoEwen'a Ale, very superior quali?
ty. Just reoeivod and for sale by
July 9 JOHN AGNEW ft BON.
Fall Turnip heed.
I Lang's ImoroTcd Ruta Baga,
Oobion's Improved Buta Raga,
Large White Norfolk,
Large White Globe. HOPE A GYLES.
On Consignait nt,
1f\C\C\ RUSH ELS CORN,
.\JUU 100 barrels FLOUR,
Which wo offor at a heavy decline. B must be
gold. L?RICK A LOWRANCE.