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COLUMBIA. S. C.
Tuesday Horning, October 1,1872.
For President of the United SlcUes.
flo II A. CK ORBBLBT. ot New York.
H. GRiVTK BUOWiV, of Mlaiourl.
There remains now but two weeks
.until onr Stato election, when the rotors
oi South Carolina will bo called upon to
decide which of the two, Reuben Tom?
linson or Franklin J. Moses, Jr., shall be
our next Governor. It is high time,
therefore, that the Conservatives were
settling upon tho course whioh they will
pursue. We desire to say something to?
day in favor of Benben Tomlineon; for,
being ourselves thoroughly persuaded
that ho is incomparably superior to his
competitor, we are anxious that the intel?
ligent and well-meaning citizens of tho
?tate should regard him in the same
dight, and should give him a general and
'.Ti oar ty support at the polls. We are well
? aware that it is but ordinarily weak com?
mendation of a man to say that he is
-botter than Moses. It would bo a diffi?
cult task to find any man who wonld
.8ufifer by comparison with this renegade
Sooth Carolinian. Bat more than this
eau ba said for Tomlinsou. He is not
only far better than Mosos, but thero is
no Northern man in his party who has
.'been in anywise associated with publio
; affairs during the past four years, of bet?
ter charaoter than ho.
Tomlinson is as acceptable a man as
. wo could reasonably liavo hoped to seo
.nominated by the Republican party.
We can see nothing whioh can be urged
upon just grounds against his integri?
ty. The very worst that can be said of
him is, that he has been in times past
the political ally of Mosos, Parker & Co.,
whom he is now fighting. Previously
to his being brought forward as an
opposing candidate to Moses, not a word
of burna was ever whispered about him.
He was pointed out as the wonderful
oarpet-bagger that would not steal nor
participate in schemes of legislative cor?
ruption. No sensible man can place any
reliance upon tho statements mad o by
Moses and his followers against Tomlin?
son. Their oharges do not amount to a
feather's weight. They have every in?
ducement whioh could influence a base
mind to asperse the good name of Tom?
linson, and no one who is acquainted
with their acts, during tho past four
years, can imagine for a moment that
they would scrnple at the use of any
means to seoure a new lease of power.
He who will wantonly violate the eighth
commandment will not hesitate at an in?
fraction of the ninth. It is an axiom as
old as the bills, that he who steals will
lie. There is but precious little doubt
on that point, and consequently we
assert that whatever Moses or his associ?
ates may say about Tomlinson, or about
anybody or anything else which it is
their interest to misrepresent, is un?
worthy of the least consideration.
Tomliuson hos some bad men support?
ing him, beyond all question, but that
conld not be avoided. Without their as?
sistance there could be no opposition
movement in the Republican or Rudioal
party in South Carolina. It is one of the
misfortunes of the times that bud men
mostly have political control in South
Carolina. Thore is not enough of good
material in tho Republican party in this
State to orgunizo and oarry on a reform
movement without giving placo and pro?
minence to questionable men. But bad
as were some of the bolters, thoy are not
to be spoken of in tho same breath with
the "regular rogues." Tho former se?
lected their best man as their standard
bearer; the latter gave a bonus to ras?
cality by soleoting the worst of their lot
to be Governor. We pnblish in another
colamn an article from tho Nation
upon South Carolina politics, whioh we
commend to the attention of oar read?
ers. It will be seen that the Nation
gives the most unqualified endorsement
to Mr. Tomlinson. This ia certainly a
very strong guarantee of his good cha?
racter. There is no paper in tho United
StateB more reliable than the Nation,
and its emphatic approval of the bolting
candidato gives us tho assnrsnco that
4e is worthy of tho suffrage of any
The Conservative Convention of Cuon
'terfiold County mot on the 20th inst.,
and placed tho following ticket in nomi?
Representatives-A. M. Lowry, W. W.
derk of General Sessions and Com?
mon Pleas-T. F. Molloy.
Sheriff-P. F, Spofford.
School Commissioner-Gen. W. L T.
Probate Judge-W. J. Hanna.
.Coroner-H. D. Tiller.
Oounty Commissioners-Ed. Ciar':,
Daniel Douglas, Col. S. JaoksoD.
Tho Egyptian Khedive's annual in
come is $50,000,000, and he hos twenty
Ave magnifloent palaces in Cairo.
Ttl? Canvass In Sumter.
OQ last Saturday the true Republicans
(bolters) held a moss meeting at Me
ohaniosville, about tba contre of this
County, which was attended by repre?
sentative meo of both races, from nearly
every precinct, and was addressed by
Jadge Green, T. J. Coghlan, Samuel
Lee, J. Johnson Knox, J. J. Fleming, J.
Wiley, W. W. Ramsay and others. The
mooting was harmonious and unanimous
Hon. T. J. Coghlan io his speech said
that he had read the lives of many cele?
brated robbers, bat none of them could
equal F. J. Moses, Jr.; that even in the
one item of pay certificates, fraudulently
iasuod by him, he believed they would re?
quire millions to pay them; aud Mr.
Coghlan exhibited samples of thom
whioh hadoome into his hunds as County
Treasurer for payment.
Judge Green presented a long array of
proofs of Moses' guilt, und dosed by
say i og that if they voted for Moses they
would knowingly vote for a notorious
"thief and robber for Governor of South
The speech of W. W. Ramsay, colored
member of the Legislature, and candi?
date for re-eleotiou on the Moses' ticket,
was a remarkable one. Being present,
he was invited to speak in reply, aud
proceeded to furnish additional proofs
against Moses, but claimed that he
(Ramsay) was innocent through bis ina?
bility to penetrate the ring movements,
whioh he pronounced "damnable."
To prevent tho people from attending
this mooting the Moses party had usod
their runners to summon the people to
Neason's Store, two miles oil, to a
barbecue, speeches and a brass band
performance; and although they had tho
band and their strikers from town, tho
attempt was a failure; and colored Seua
tor Johnson came over to the bolters'
meeting aud tried to persnade the people
to follow him to Neasou's, but failed.
He was invited to romaiu and take part
in tho discussion, but didn't like thu
looks of the crowd and bolted.
SOOTH CAROLINA POLITICS.-Advices
from South Caruliuaare better than any?
body has, for some time past, been ven?
turing to hope. Not improbably wo may
see there tho defeat aud destruction of
the Scott-Parker ring aud the oleotiou of
Mr. Tomlinson, the bolters' candidate,
as Governor. Our readers know what
that would mean-at least so far as con?
cerns the overthrow of tho ring, whioh
has done more to make the nanio of the
North an offence in the nostrils of the
South than aoy ten army corps wo ever
sent there. And so far as ooncerns the
success of Mr. Tomlinson *e can assure
them of our owu kno^'edgo that his
election they may hesrtiiy .larreasbeing
the success of a capable and honorable
mau who thoroughly knows the ring, and
of a perfectly sound Republican. It is
not our habit to have much to say about
local elootions; but thero are aspects of
this South Carolina election in whioh it
is seen to be anything but local; in which
it is seen to be of even more thau na?
We do not know how good Republi?
cans, or good Democrats either, who
I value our good unme as a people aad be?
lieve; in perpetuating our free institu?
tions, could better UHO their iuflnonoe or
their money, so far ns money is legit i.
mattdy U6ed in political contests, than in
helpiug to bring tho Soott gang to jus?
tice, or, at tho least, to take the State out
of their hands. As we say, thero is n
fair prospeot that this may be done; but
the work of doing it will bo hard, uud
tbe time in whioh to do it is not loog,
the election being only threo weeks dis?
tant. Wo will add, that a question of
interest in the struggle is, whether the
Southern whites are still so hostile to the
North as to "prefer a South Carolina
thief to a Yankee"-to uso the language
of one of Gov. Scott's white constituents.
Tho negro Toto is divided, Mr. Tomlin?
son beiug known to the uegroos as a
long-time friend of theirs, and his elec?
tion depends on the action of the white
voters of tho State.-.Afc 10 York Nation.
DEATH OP A CONVICT.-Rio Baldwin,
ono of the negroes concerned iu the
Fidia murder, on the North-eastern Rail?
road, died of dropsy in tho jail yester?
day, between 10 aud ll o'clock. He was
sentenced to be hanged with White, the
other negro who expiated his crime on
tho gul lows, hut escaped that terrible
end by a petition which roached the Go?
vernor ia time to secure a com mu tut iou
of tho sentonce to imprisonment for life.
He was uot aware that Exooutivo cle?
mency had intervened, until he was . a
formed under the gallows, where he
showed tho most painful trepidation.
Tho effect of tho death sentence ou him
was so great that he never recovered
from it, and gradually declined iu health,
until death culminated, as stated, yester?
^ ? ?
TUB COMINO ELECTION.-lu accord?
ance with a law of Congress, tho United
States Court will be opened in Union
ville, on next Wednesday, by his Honor
Judge Bryan, for the purpose of hearing
applications for supervisors of the elec?
tion on the 10th instant. Tho law re?
ferred to abovo provides for tho appoint?
ment of two supervisors for each pre?
cinct, one to represent each party.
Those- who desire to act must confur
with Mr. S. T. Poiuier, tho General
Supervisor of the State, who will report
to the Judge of the United States Court
two fit persons from each precinct or
polling place, to see that fair play is hud
on both sides. After Commissioner
Poiuier has roi erred the names of proper
parties to the oourt, their appointment
will bo made.
Radical members of Congress aro
franking advertisements of uniforms,
capes, torches, cannon, Sea., in direct
violation of tho law.
SOOTH CAROLINA UNDER CARPET-BAG
BOIJB.-Col. M. U. Delany, a member of
tlie South Carolina Stato?xeoutive Com?
mittee, has ooma to this oity, for the
purpose of raising $15,030 to aid in the
election of Grunt and Wilson, bat more
especially of tho State ticket, headed by
Gen. F. J. Moses, late Speaker of the
South Carolina House of Representa?
tives. Col. Delany is a very intelligent
colored man, formerly on the stuff of
Gov. Soott, aod elaina 1 that part of his
mission North is to ass.ire tho communi?
ty that tho nomination ni Moses for Go?
vernor is calculated to ruise the credit of
the State, which has beon so long the
prey of carpet-baggers. Cul. Deluuy was
culled upon, Wednesday, ut the Freed?
man's Saviugs Hunk in bleeker street, by
a number of the uufortuaate holders of
South Carolina bonds, who wished to
learn from bim what wotdd be doue by
Geu. Moses and the other nominees for
State offices on bis ticket, to improve
the credit of the State. Among others
who called was a reporter of the lribune,
although he did not make bia vocation
known. The picture given of the cor?
ruption in tho Legislature and the thefts
by the State officers, led by Gov. Scott-,
fully corroborates all that bus been here?
tofore asserted by the Tribune.
Col. Delany said that tho State was
able to pay its liabilities, including thu
interest on the various olasso3 of bonds,
if the receipts from taxes and other
sources were not stolen outright. The
fortunes of Gov. Scott he estimated ut
$2,000,000, that of State Treasurer Niles
G. Parker at $1,000,000, and others who
were operating with thom, including
Land Commissioner Leslie and others of
the State ring, at from $100.000 to $500,
000; nod these sams, ho claimed, hud
been absolutely stolon from tho State by
tbeao men. The school fund had been
stolen, and tho schools wero closed in
consequence. The priions and the peni?
tentiary were leased, because there was
ao money forthcoming for their support,
and all of the Cou J ty and town officers,
aod those of the State officials not iu the
ring, had received no pay for a year or
eighteen mouths past. Secretary of
State Cardozo told Col. Delany that be
bad received no pay for a year past, und
that he was compelled to borrow money
wherewith to pay his board. Nearly
$1,000,000 has been collected for tuxes
for the present fiscal your, und nearly the
entire amount has been stoleu. Had
this been properly applied, tho interest
on the bonds could have been paid.
Two years ago Colonel Delany resigned
from tho staff of Goreroor Soott, bo
cause he did not wish to seem to be m
collusion with plunderers. There wert
many in the Legislature whoso votes
could at any time be purchased, thei:
price ranging from $100 to $1,000, al
though as much as $25,000 hud beer
paid to secure the vote and influence ol
a leader in either thc Houso of Repre
sensitives or the Senate. Ono of thc
most prominent iu tbis soiling of votei
was Maj. Gen. Whipper, a colored mern
ber of the House of Representatives mu
Chairman of the Committee on Ways am
Means. For his influence in secar i nj
the passage of a bill in the interest o
the Green villa Railroad Company, he ro
ceived $12,000; for a similar transaction
$10,000; and it was generally understnoi
that during the last session of the Le
gislature he cleared from $70,000 ti
$80,000. When Whipper went t<
Charleston, at the end of the session, h
deposited in a bank at one time $ IO, OOO
and bo had previously deposited con
sideruble sums. He paid ono wine
liquor and cigar bill ulone of $1.201
To United States Senator Frederick A
Sawyer was due much of tho corrnptio
that has prevailed among tho colore
members of tho Legislature. Most t
these were ignorant; ninny of them wer
field hands; the great majority were ni;
uble to read or write., and totally mm
quatnted with the modes of legislatiot
Nothing was easier than to procure thei
votes for an act which would put har
dredH of thousands of dollars in th
pockets of those for whoso beuefit it wi
passed. This was at u comparative!
trilling outlay, tho larger amounts bein
paid to white men who had control (
tho bill and to Governor Scott, wh
signed it. Generally, however, tho Gi
vernor was more or Im interested in an
bill the object of which was State pim
der. Tho colored men were apt scholar
however, and it was not loug before
number of them begau to demnnd au
obtain a good prico fur thoir votes on n
bills where plunder was intended (
suspected. Things Lave now como I
such a pass that something must bs dm
or nil semblauco of government will di
appeur. Tho colored voter?, compriBic
a majority of those in tho State, wei
now fully alive to tho necessity for
thorough reform in the Stato Goveri
mont. This was clear from tho ove
throw of Scott, Parker and tho romuii
der of the State oflicors (except Cardozi
who was believed to be honest,) at tl
lust nominating convention.
Colonel Delany was asked what gua
anteo General Muses and the other nom
nees would give that, if oleeted, th(
would not emulate Governor Soott i
stealing? Ho replied that, first; tho
would not bo much to steal, the credit i
tho State being at the lowest ebb; uni
secondly, tho Legislature would not pa
such thieving bills as have disgract
that body in former yours. Tho r
sources of tho Stato wero ample to mo
its obligations nuder a government d
ccntly administered, and lie believed th
tho credit of South Carolina would y
bo made good.-Nea York 'lribune.
During Andy Johnson's recent disco
sion with Maynard, tho lutter said th
any member of Congress who received
bribo of five dollars should bo sent to tl
penitentiary and wear a shaved hei
and striped pants. Andy replied that
all who had been bribed wero shavi
and striped, Congress would bo a sor
speotaolc, as at least a third of them we
bribed every year, and it was hard toa
just what ones wouldn't wear strip
pants and short hair,
THE PENNSYLVANIA CANVASS.-A spe?
cial despatch from Washington to tho
Louisville Courier-Journal, on the 25th
Reliable advices reoeived to-day from
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, state that
there is not a doubt in the minds of De?
mocratic leaders about tho result of the -
October elections. Buckalew's majority,
outside of Philadelphia, will bo at least
23,000; and there is no fear entertained
of a Radical mujority in Philadelphia
that can reduce this below 15,000. It
is believed that the arrangements mudo
by the Liberals for detecting ipd pre?
venting frauds will cut do .vu Hartrauf t's
majority in Philadelphia to 5,000. Se?
nator Cameron admitted yesterday, in
conversation, that thu light was goiug to
he very close, aud that tho disaffection
in their party was Very considerable1.
He did not count on a majority for Hurt
rauft in Lancaster County, which is con?
ceding a 3,000 greater loss than the
Liberals have counted on.
Tho Curtin letter is already exerting a
powerful iufluenoe. Bets aro offered by
Democrats on Buckalew's election, nud
there aro uo takers by tho ring mou.
Tho Cameron mon ure very despondent,
and aro astonished and bewildered at tho
effects of Gov. Curtin's letter. In order
to counteract its influence, there is u
plan for Gov. Geary to pardon out
Yorkes, now in the penitentiary, on con?
dition that he will exonerate Hartranft
from complicity in the frauds, and swear
that the affidavit lately published is a
forgery, and that Hartrauft's letters to
him are forgeries. Yorkes is made to
believe that this is his only hope of es?
capo, and none but Hart rnuft and the
ring partisans aro allowed access to him.
Gov. Geary has gone to Philadelphia,
and, if possible, the bargain with Yorkes
will be made.
Amoog tho estimated Liberal gains
for Buckalow over tho Governor's vote
of 1869 are GOO in Adams, 600 in Berks,
a large gain in Center County, (Gov.
Curtin's hom?1,) 500 in Clarion, 300 in
Clearfield, 600 in Columbia, 300 iu Fay
etto, 700 in Greene, 600 in Lehigh, 2.500
in Luzerne, 400 iu Lycoming, 1,000 in
Monroe, 1,000 in Schuylkill, 600 in
Washington, 500 iu Wayne, 560 in
Westmoreland, 2,000 in Alleghany, 800
in Beaver, 1,400 in Bradford, 1,000 in
Chester, 1,350 in Crawford, 3,000 iu
Lancaster, 600 iu Potter, 500 iu Susque?
hanna und 1,500 in Tioga, with propor?
tionate gains in other Counties. The
fight between Meyers (Democrat) aud
Charpuuning Cessna is waxing warm,
with chances strongly in favor of Meyers.
The conferences from tho Counties of
Franklin and Adams refuse to ugree to
Cessna. He has only tho nomination of
three of the smaller Counties in the
The corruption in the navy yards un?
der the Grant administration is very
thoroughly exposed in a roc.out number
of the New York Tribune. It is shown
how these yards uro utilized as political
machines; how only those aro employed
who will voto the administration ticket;
how I lia surrender of political rights is
preferred to all other qualifications in
those who apply for work. Thus, in
matters of an entirely publie character
and in which ull tax-payers aro equally
interested, tho two-term traitors to their
publie truste eudoavor to work nut the
will of their official master at tho ex?
pense, of tho millions who pay thom for
their services. It is shown that tho ex?
pense in tho navy yards are kept up on
a war scale, though peace traditionally
exists, and that recently large numbers
of men have been employed for reasons
exclusively political. Any mechanic
who would not openly avow his alle?
giance to tho Graut dynasty was soon
discharged, and another was taken in
his stead, who was uot troubled hy any
qualms of conscience. Tho case is in?
stanced in the Kittery uavy yard of an
ex-snld i er named Roberts, who had
served for three years iu tho army, aud
had passed niue mouth? in Anderson ville
Prison. Ho applied, not long since, for
u pluce, by menus of which he hoped to
support his family, aud was told that he
could obtain employment upon the same
conditions accepted hy the rest of tho
workmen-namely, that ho should vote
tho ndmiuistratiou ticket. Ho rmnnu
struted against the surrender of his pro
rogativo of citizenship, claiming that ho
had repeatedly staked his life for his
liberties, and now rofusiul to surrender
them to others. Ile found, however,
that there was no place for him in tho
Kittery yard, and.he was obliged to seek
a position elsewhere. Such is tho man?
ner iu which tho great reuominated ex?
pects to secure a uow lease of place and
A letter from London, Soptember 17,
says: "We aro favored hore with the
presence of ex-Gov. Bullock, of Ooorgia,
who was not long sinco notorious for
pocketing S7.000.000 of tho bonds of
Georgia. Last week, two Washington
officiuls called on the ex-Qoveruor. Two
or three of our eminent lawyers and a
magistrate were BOOH engaged. These
worthies are called a commission, and
are holding sessions now. Privacy as
strict ns thu Gonova tribunal has so far
been maintained. Tho exigencies of tho
great parly seemed to huvo mndo u
white-washing of Bullock aud Blodgett
uecossary. Tho Governor lives in one
of thu liuost suburban residences about
this city. His houso is furnished mag?
nificently, his stud ?3 of tho finest stock,
his turn-outs unsurpassed, and ho says
he has concluded to make Loudon his
residence for the futuro."
[ Ci nein natl Commercial.
Si nod the publication of his lotter ac?
cepting tho Liberal nomination for dele?
gate ut large, to tho Constitutional Con?
vention, tho Graut papers declaro thnt
Gov. Curtin, of Pennsylvania, has "gone
over to tho rebels."
The Corsioana (Texas) Observer tells of
a young widow who was ongnged to bo
married on Thursday, but who married
another mau ou tho preceding Sunday.
H? o o ?ct X Iteras.
CITY MATTERS.-The price of single
copies of the PHONIX is ?vo cents.
A largo and varied lot of cards, suita?
ble for weddings, invitations, visiting
and business purposes, have just been re?
ceived at this office, wbiah, owing to the
dull season, will be printod at low rates.
One of tho Arm of J. A. Hendrix ?fe
Bro. has just returned from the North,
where ho laid in u full otook of articles
in the grocery line-in many instance?,
buying from first bands. We have to
thank them for liberal specimens of fine
Northern apples, arrow-root crackers and
vanilla biscuit-something new and
O. P. Jackson, Esq., of tho "little
store," has furnished us with specimens
of E. Butterick & Go.'s paper patterns;
also, copies of their catalogue for Fall,
1872, and tho Quarterly Delineator, for
which ho is agent. This publication is
particularly useful to the ladies. Mr.
Jackson will furnish the same patterns to
dress-makers that they obtain in New
The Randolph Rifles. Capt. Augustus
Cooper, spent the day, yesterday, in a
target excursion. The board was pretty
well riddled. Thompson's band furnish?
ed the mnsio.
President Alexander will nooept our
thanks for a complimentary ticket of
admission to the fair of tho Carolinas, to
bo held in Charlotte, N. C., from the
22d to tho 27th Ootober.
Tho difficulty in tho supply and smell
of the gas buon remedied, and we are in?
formed that consumors will have no fur?
ther ocoasion to complain.
Dr. Darby having removed from the
University, until farther notice, his pro?
fessional cases will be attended to at Dr.
Miot's drug store, or at the residence of
Before tho expiration of the month
just commenced, Richland and Lexing?
ton will again have a bridge connection.
Mr. Mercer belongs to the puah-ahoads.
G. A. Miller, Esq., for many years
connected with tho Charleston Hotel,
paid ns a short visit, yesterday. Mr.
Miller has vacated his old position, and
is now on n "tour of observation."
The city ordinance relating to swine
running at large on the streets goes into
Yesterday was a particularly pleasant
day-just cool enough to let one know
that October was on hand.
We ure informed that Gov. Soott has
retained counsel in Now York to insti?
tute legal proceedings against the New
York Tribune, for what he considers a
slanderous and libelous article published
in tho issue of that paper of the 27th
instant. The Governor asserts that he
is detormined not to submit any longer
to the circulation of libelons articles,
without giving tho opportunity in court
to prove the charges that have been and
aro being made against him in the pub?
Tho summer holidays are over; nearly
all our city schools resume operation:
By reference to an advertisement ir
another column, it will be seen that tin
Mastors, Past Masters and Deputies o:
the order os Patrons of Husbandry, ii
South Carolina, are to assemble in thii
city, on the Otb instant, at 2 P. M., foi
tho purpose of forming a State Grange
Theodore DeHay, a prisoner who wai
brought from Fairfield to the Penilen
tiary, by order of Jadgo Thomas, aftt!
trial before Judge Rutland, who did no
sentouco him, was returned to the Fair
field jail, last night, in charge of Ser
g?ant Reiss, of tho Penitentiary Guard
undor tho recont decision of Chief Jus
Tho City Clerk requests ns to call th<
attention of capitalists and others to tin
salo of city bonds, which will take plac?
ut 10 o'clock to-morrow morning, ii
front of the Court Houso.
Mr. Lewis J. Radoliffe hns kindly fur
nished us with a speeimeu of that beau
tiful, pure white flower, tho night-bloom
ing cereuR, grown in his garden. It is i
The game of chess which has been ii
progress at tho Columbia Hotel, betwo;i
tho chess clubs of Augusta and Columbio
since Thursday ovening last, waa conti
nued last night, but was not decided n]
to a lato hour. Tho gamo grows moi
iuteresting and complicated with over
succeeding move, and the Augusta part,
seemod very much puzzled, last evening
nud moved ?lowly and cautiously. Se
vend bets havo been made on tho result
Tho officers of the 18th Infantry an
entitled to tho cordial thanks of tho oiti
zens for tho entertainment daily fut
nished at tho garrison grounds. Th
mnsio by Prof. Buohar's band is of a sa
perior order. The following is tho pro
gramme for this afternoon:
Aria la Truviata-Verdi.
Quadrille, without title-Strauss.
Grand Ooncort Medley-Downing.
Fort Dodge Galop-J. F. O. Smith.
Messrs. Kin ard Sc Wliey make known
to the publio, tbiB morning, what they
have on band in the way of clothing and
gentlemen's furnishing goods, eto.
Tho City Treasurer requests us to
notify retail liquor dealers that their
quarterly licenses are due, and must be
attended to promptly.
The machino shops connected with tho
South Carolina Penitentiary are now run
by u new motive power, whioh takes tho
place of the steam ougino heretofore
used. It is one of Thomas Lefell's im?
proved water wheels, manufaoturcd in
Dayton, Ohio; is sixty-nix inches in dia?
meter and 250 horBo-power. It has re?
cently been placed in its basin, and is
covered with a reservo pen stook or set
of flues; a flume and elbows built of
boiler iron, seven feet in diameter and
twenty-eight feet in height, and is
worked by water from Sprague'a canal.
The weight of the stook is twenty-five
tons. All the machinery conneoted with
tho institution is to bo worked by it
lathes, grist-mills and also raising rook
from the quarry over an inolined plane
of 400 feet to the main building, besides
a pump in tho quarry whioh empties 500
gallons per minute. The work was su?
perintended by our young townsman
(and master mechanio at the institution)
Mr. John T. Wright, who deserves great
ciedit for tho manner in which he has
completed tho job.
MAID ARRANGEMENTS.-Tho Northern
mail opens at 3.20 P. M.; closes 11.00
?. M. Charleston day mail opens 5.30
P. M.; closes COO A. M. Charleston
night mail opens 7.00 A. M.; closes 6.15
P. M. Greenville mail opens 6.45 P.
M.; closes 6.00 A. M. Western opens
and closes 1.30 P. M. Wilmington opens
2.30 P. M.: closes 11.30 A. M. On
Sunday offioe open from 3 to 4 P. M.
RAILROAD ACCIDENT.-Yesterday morn?
ing, about 9 o'clock, the passenger train
for Charleston ran into a timber train of
the Charlotte, Columbia and Augusta
Railroad, at the crossing of the South
Carolina Railroad, about one mile from
the depot. Two platform cars, load d
with timber, attached to the freight
train, were demolished, the locomotive
of the passenger train upset and the
tender thrown from the traok. Engineer
Sigwald and Express Messenger Giben
rath wore slightly hurt. The track
beiug blocked np, passengers were
forced to return to Columbia. It is
thought that the track will be olear by
this morning. Luckily the passenger
train was not under full headway-hav?
ing ohecked up on account of cattle
beiug on the track-or tho result would
have been terrible. The freight train
was backing at the time, and a out near
the crossing hid it from the view of the
engineer of the South Carolina Railroad
PHONIXIANA.-Musi? is the food of
love-beef and mutton that of matri?
The poorest education that teaches
self-control is better than the best that
The timid man is alarmed before tho
danger, tho coward during it, and the
bravo man after it.
Tho bread of lifo is love; the salt of
life is work; the sweetness of life, poetry;
the water of life, faith.
As daylight eau bo seen through very
small holes, so little things will illustrate
a person's character.
Tho husbandman sows wheat whilst
the housewife sows "tares."
Schuyler Colfax oirrios a weapon
which he calls "the spear of truth." He
always carries it concealed.
J^Boxes govern tho world-the cartridge
box, tho ballot-box, the jury-box, the
band-box and the pill-box.
The readiest and best way to find out
what futuro days will be is to do present
Tho Western wits now call bigamy
Utuhlizing the female sex.
HOTEL ARRIVALS, Soptcmbor SO -Uendriz
Ilome-5 T itobortson, S O Link, A T Bobin
eon, Abbeville; O L Heid, lt ? Norman, Wal?
halla; J D Knuth, Puudloton; A T Blair, A G
Owens and lady, Fairfield; J H L?rick, Lex?
ington; U H BobinBon, Mrs E PreBaly, Mis
siiiuippi; O ti Young, Tennessee; W W Wing,
Virginia; B M McGee, Duo West ; H L Hardin,
Baltimore; N Cannon, Greenville; W H Hunt,
Nicker son House-W Johnston, J Anderson,
J W Bowell, A Peacock, J G Young, fl O Bob?
loy, N C; D McQueen, Sumter; B M Harris,
J lt Biall, Md; H W Porter, H Teney, wife and
daughter, city; ii O Tanner, Ga: Bf J Mason,
Texas; W Strauss, Charleston; Fred D Bnsh,
Greenville; H Hiss, Md; J O Taggart, J L
Tribble, Abbeville: H J Wilson, Ga; Dr Wil?
son, Sumter: L W Jones, Newberry; G Wil?
kins, Columbus. _ .
Uotumhia Hotel-Tl W Garvey, Edgcfield; T
B Dashioll, W Mecir, N Y; A J McDonald,
Md; H A Nathans, Pu.; J M Sadler. N O; 8 B
Clowney, L W Dural!, Winnsboro; W H Evans,
C A Millor, Charleston; B Douglass, Ga; L W
Springs and lady. N Oj J Springs, York; O
Douglas, OharloBton; W Lipscomb, Spartan
LIST OP NEW ADVERTISEMENTS.
D. C. Peixotto & Son-Auction Salo.
O. H. Kelley-State Grange.
Meeting Palmetto Steam Fire Co.
Kinard & Wiley-Winter Clothing.
John Agnew-Last Notice.
Citizens' Savings Bank Deposits.
Wanted-A Good Norse.