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COLUMBIA, S. ?.
Tuesday Morning, Arpril 6, Vm.
Exposure of Frauds and Reduction of
Governor Tilden's recent exposure of
tho canal ring frauds in New York has
bocn reoeived everywhere in^ that State
with favor anil applause. Large meet?
ings, called to -sustain his action, have
been held in thenr?icipul cities, and.
distingun?^^en^of aU. parties vie with
cooh other in their commendation of Ids
pluck, foresight and probity. Tho Cham?
ber of Commerce, Produce Exchange and
other bodies in the city of New York have
signified their cordial recognition of his
services to the people. Tho wrongs and
frauds in the canal management have
long been known, but the ring dominated
the State, and could not, apparently,
heretofore be brought to account. But
Governor Tilden seems-in-a fair way to
do it. The Produce Exchange adopted
resolutions approving his recommenda?
tions for a reduction of tolls on the can al b.
Thoy express, irrespective of creed or
party, the strongest confidence in the
Governor, I and profound indignation
against the authors and beneficiaries of
the canal frauds and abuses, which, as
thoy say, "although existing for many
years, have now for tho first time been
fearlessly unearthed to the gaze of an
astounded and outraged constituency."
Tho Governor demands of the Legisla?
ture, and of the public officers of the
State, in behalf of the tax-payers of New
York, legislation that will cut up by the
roots the system under which the canal
frauds have been committed, and a de?
cided reduction of the canal expendi?
tures. He thinks that a reduction of one
third or one-quarter may bo effected in
both the ordinary and extraordinary re?
pairs. In this manner, if he succeeds,
ho will, according to the estimates made
by the New York World, remit to the
tax-payers of tho State at least $1,500,000
of taxes the coming year.
? a ? ?
The Enforcement Laws..
The case of the United States vs.
Crnikshank and two others, of Grant
Parish, in Louisiana, who have been
convicted of violating the Enforcement
Acts, has just beon argued in the United
States Supreme Court. The defendants
were indicted for murder, conspiracy to
prevent negroes from voting, Ac.?of?
fences, or charges, rather, of* which we I
have had some experience in this State.
The real question whioh the appeal
brought before this Court to determine
is this: "Is the Congressional legislation
to enforce the prohibitions of the last
throe amendments to the Constitution
compatible with that instrument!1" Seve?
ral distinguished and brilliant constitu?
tional lawyers appeared on behalf of the
defendants in earor. Hon. Reverdy
Johnson, of Baltimore, and Hon. David
Dudley Field, of New York, delivered
exhaustive and masterly speeches on
that side. Judge J. 8. Black, of Penn?
sylvania, gave the benefit of his advice
to his associate, but in consequence of
the abandonment by the Attorney-Gene?
ral of the broad ground of the constitu?
tionality of the "appropriate legislation,"
he did not think it necessary to appear
to attack it. In fact, it is the virtual ad?
mission that the Acts are uaconstitu
tional, or, in other words, that the 1
amendments to the Constitution do not
warrant such legislation as the Ku Klux
Acts and tho Civil Bights Bill. The
main issue has thus been dodged for the
present, but the admirable arguments of
Mr. Field and Mr. Johnson open up the
wholo question so lucidly to the view,
that it seems hardly likely there can be
any further doubt about it.
Tho Charleston News und Conner is in- ]
formed that there is no doubt what?
ever about the correctness of the state?
ment which appeared in the Peckmx,
some days since, to the effect that Mr.
Southern had withdrawn his refusal to
servo on the bonanza commission. And
while upon that subject, the Xeics and
Courier would only do justice to the
Phosnix in copying the substance, or in
some way showing the gist of an article
signed. "Publius," in its columns, on
Saturday, as an offset to the communica?
tion, injurious referenoe to which it
copies from the Union-Hem hi.
If we are to attach any meaning to the
colloquy between the Attorney-General
of the United States and some of the
Judges of tho Supreme Court, which
took place last Friday, during the hear?
ing of what are known as the Grant
Pariah c?ec, H would seem there are
good indications that the Enforcement
Act will bo declared unconstitutional by
tie highest judtckV tribunal of the coun?
try. The questions propounded by Judge,
Bradley, Judge Clifford and Judge Strong,
appear to show'very plainly the bent of
thef^mmd^ami neither of th? thBAA nan
be justly aotrttsad of any leaning towards
the Damoora?o side of the question, tf
this odious mw, passed by Congress at
the instigation' and .express request of
General Grant, be. declared void, one of
the strongest agencies of the third term
will be destroyed, and we may expeot a
measurably fair election in 1870.
Ashes-o&oses silk, trimmed with seal
brown velvet, is odd and handsome.
Tax Bnu>. ?The donning a new dresa
by "the Phcsjiix haa been -kindly com?
mented upon by many of our cotempo
rarien. We' copy a few of them, and beg
to return our Hi nee re thank* to the au?
thors for their kind words of encourage?
The Columbia Phoenix haa put on a
new dress, and looks "scrumptious."
p [Marlon Star.
The.Columbia Phoznix celebrated its
tenth birth-day by donning a handsome
new dress froui "Conner's Foundry, New
York; Wo wish a straight and prospe?
rous flight for "the bird."
The Columbia Phoinix oelebnited its
tenth anniversary on the 21st, and salutes
its readers with the best wishes for the
future. May it live long and prosper.
Its typographical appearance, we are
Eleased to say, is very much improved
y a dress of new and clear type.
[ Edge?eld Advertiser.
The Columbia Phcenix appeared on
Tuesday morning last in a new dress. It
was its tenth anniversary. Notwithstand?
ing the many efforts made to break Selby
down, he has outlived all opposition, and
will continue to flourish. Our best wishes
attend him.?Barnioell Sentinel.
New Dress.?The Columbia Phoznix
has put on a new dress, and preaents a
handsome appearance. The Phoxnix has
been successfully published for a period
often yeare, ami haa written the friendly
obituary of many rivals. ThePHoxNix is
a capital newspaper, and Mr. Selby has
our best wishes for his success.
On the tenth anniversary of its birth,
March 21, 1875, the Phosnix came out in
a new outfit of type, presenting a neat
appearance. This is an index of pros?
perity ; and it speaks well for its manage?
ment that, at this season of the year, the
patrons are favored with such an increase
of reading matter. The fatality of former
editors of the Phcjchix has been great,
five having died in the past ten years.
Our neighbor, the Phoenix, is out in a
bmn new dress. It puts in an appear?
ance that augurs many long years of
prosperity. It closes its first decade and
enters its teens. In the life of a news?
papers, ten years ought to bring discre?
tion and popularity. It costs something,
too, to put a new dress on, even such a
small daily paper as the Phoenix, and it
is a good sign that our neighbor, in
these hard times, can go outside of its
ordinary expense and indulge in this
extra extravagance. Nor can it be called
extravagance, because it is the best evi?
dence of a successful business. The
raoxNix has published the obituary of a
good many of its contemporaries, and
still survives, in good health and without
any sign of decline, disease or decay.
We hope that the next decade will find it
in a still more new and attractive habit
of type and opinion.-- Unlon-Hemld.
A NzwDbkss.?The Columbia Phoenix,
on the 23d, donned an entirely new dress
and entered upon its eleventh volume.
Wo congratulate its enterprising pro
Erietor and founder (J. A. Selby) upon
is success. The Phoznix is one of our
best State exchanges, and we wish it con?
tinued prosperty.?Laurensville Herald.
The bird s new feathers, or, in other
words, the new dress of the Columbia
Phienix, improves its appearance won?
derfully. But even in its old clothes,
the Phoenix has always been welcomed
and read with interest in our sanctum.
The prosperity of our cotomporary is
well merited. It is, strictly speaking, a
nfirapaper, subordinating every other to
that department, and giving a birri'j-eye
view of events as they transpire. It
preys upon news. "Mount up," Phoenix,
"as on eagles' wings." Long may you
flutter. Greenville Republican.
Is the Wae Over??Gen. R. S. Riplev,
of Charleston fame, and now residing in
London, lately forwarded to Governor
Gtiston. of Massachusetts, the battle-flag
of the Fifty-fourth Massachusetts Regi?
ment, captured during the assault upon
Fort Wagner. July 18, 1863. With the
flag came a letter. After consulting Mr.
Loring, President of the Senate, and
Mr. Sanford, President of the House, as
to the precedents, the Governor had
notified the General Assembly of the ar?
rival of the flag, supposing* that order
would at once be taken for its formal ro- J
ception in joint convention. The House
committee, however, had taken a dif?
ferent view of the proprieties, and re?
ported a resolution formally accepting
the Hag, and directing the Governor to
have it placed in Doric Hall. Mr.
Pierce moved to amend, by extend?
ing the thanks of Massachusetts to Mr.
Riplev. and quite an excited debate
sprang up. Ifr. Codman assured the
House that the lutter was replete with
such patriotic feeling that members
would be ashamed to vote against the
amendment after once hearing it read.
Bitter speeches were made on the other
side. Mr. Pierce gave notice of his pur?
pose to move a recommittal of the re?
port, in order to procure the letter from
the Governor. In order to prevent this,
a member moved the previous question..
Tho tally stood 57 to 57, and Speaker
Sanford threw his casting vote in the
affirmative. The Springfield Republican
don't doubt that the not very gory war?
riors who have captured the "G. A. R."
organization in some seotiona of Massa?
chusetts and turned it into a piopaganda
of Butlerism, will applaud his action.
Opera in Europe is in ft bad way. Tho
Berlin Imperial Opera, says Figaro, is a
thorough failure. The director cannot
afford to pay. adequate salaries, therefore
MmaV Lucca refuses to appear there, and
Mme: Mailinger and Mile. Grossi hate
seht In their resignations. The director
of tho, Imperial Opera of Vienna an?
nounces a deficit of 750,00?' francs. The
Royal Opera House (Teatro Reggio) of
Turin is closed; the season at' the Seal a
is a disastrous one, and the - Teatro
Apollo, of Dome, ia severely tried by the
ind imposition of its whole ataff of princi?
pal artistes. The new opera house of
Paris' pays, because it is k new opera
houfie, while the Cear and the Khedive
pay the losses of tho Si. Petersburg ami
Cairo operas respectively, The whole
of the subsidized opera houses of Eumihj
are, in fact, in a very bad state, and inn
1>1 am*, is laid at the doors of the artists,
who demand salaries which the directors
of subsidized theatres, who are bound
I down to one scale of prices, are unablo
I to afford.
Reading matter on every page.
$1,000,000 vforth of Ril^HWMoa. fbr^,
warded from tho F&ciflc^o?iit' tc> the
Philadelphia mint, and will'ba ooined'
into five, cent pieces and twOftty doni
piece*. Tho resumption of small change
will be attempted as soon as a reserve of
$10,000,000 is accumulated. The Score,
tary of the Treasury is I required by Aot
of Congress, it will be. remembered, to
make this attempt at the ? resumption of
specie pavmonts. There is some ques?
tion in financial circles, however, whe?
ther the time has arrived for making the
attempt a success. The New York Bu'lr
tin, something of an authority in these
matters, says that silver coin Is intended
to circulate on a par with paper currency,
can, in fact, have no other circulation;
and yet, with tho price of gold over 111),
tho silver will ho worth more than the
paper; and the difference will ho suffi?
cient to afford a handsome profit to bul?
lion dealers on buying it up. The new
coin, therefore, as fast as it appears,
under such a condition of the gold pre?
mium, w-ill disappear from circulation
and go out of the country in the ordinary
way of export. Yet, meantime, the
fraclioiiul currency will be destroyed us
fast as the silver is put in circulation.
We shall thus be getting rid of on" most
necessary form of circulation without
having any certainty that wo can perma?
nently replace it by another.
A reverend gentleman, who is a popu?
lar preacher in a city not more than
twenty miles away, went to have his
likeness taken at a photographer's, and
put on a surplioe in an anto-room. When
ushered into the manipulating room, ho
was not a little disconcerted on seeing a
Circassian beauty, in full costume,
chained and on her knees, her counte?
nance expressing tho pleadings of a
broken-hearted girl on being dragged
before the Mussulman proprietor of a
happy harem family. The reverend
?;entleman, as soon as ho had recovered
i'om his surprise, took an interest in the
high proceeding, and ventured to sug
S;est that tho veil fell too far across her
ace. "Would you kindly show me what
you mean?" said the man of shades and
shadows. The reverend gentleman was
kind enough to do so. The dash of light
was wickedly employed; for to his horror,
it may be related, if he sees this anec?
dote, that the popular preacher was taken
in dramatic attitude, with a Circassian
slave appealing to him to release her from
her thraldom. Tho feelings of the reve?
rend gentleman, when he afterwards saw
tho picture exposed at the entrance to
the photographer's establishment as a
"high art" product, may be bettor ima?
gined than described.? Troy Pres.*.
i PosTroNEMXST or 'rax Texas Reaj, Es?
tate Dbawtho.?Owing to the invariable
custom of postponing drawings, the pub?
lic will not believe they will take place
until the expected postponement takes
place. Although liberally patronized,
we have not disposed of quite all tin*
tickets. Owing to the above cause, to
Sether with the unprecedented rains and
oods throughout the entire South, as
well as Texas, and as we are determined
to have a full drawing, thereby insuring
entire satisfaction to all ticket-holders,
wo have postponed our drawing to May
13?about sixty days, when every prize
shall be paid in full, amounting to over
00,000 acres of choice land, centrally lo?
cated, near railroads, 17 houses, 2,325
gold coin prizes, among them one of
$10,000 and one of $5,000. Our first
drawing was postponed but. once, and
we are certain to have a full drawing of
this the second. Our enterprise is en?
dorsed by the City Council. Reliable
agents wonted. Send for circulars. They
will convince you we are both reliable
and responsible. Tickets reduced to SI.
Eleven for $10 and 23 for $20. No con?
nection with any other similar enter?
prise. ,T. E. Foster, Manager, Houston,
On the wall over the bod of a dying
woman in Cohoes, N. Y., a cross ap?
peared. It began with a mere outline,
deepened in color until the woman died,
and then faded. She saw it, and super?
stitious!} regarded it as a premonition of
death. The neighborhood was intensely
excited, and hundreds went to see the
cross. At length, a matter-of-fact news?
paper roporter investigated, and learned
that a leak in the roof had let water into
the plastering, the discoloration taking
the significant shape by chance, and
that when the rain-storm was over, tin
cross faded. It is probable that fright
aggravated the woman's disease and
- ? - ? ?? ? -
"Herbert," said a perplexed mother,
??why is it that you're not a better boy?''
"Well," said the little fellow soberly,
looking up into her face with his honest
blue eyes, "I suppose the real reason
is that I don't want to be!" We think
the child gave the real reason why all of
us, big as well as little, are not bettor
than we we.
Two colored persons were ejected from
one of the most aristocratic Roman
Catholic churches of Washington, Sun?
day, because they insisted upon taking
seats in the main body, instead of going
into the gallery set apart expressly for
colored people. The affair excites a
The fish of Lake Erie, imprisoned by
the ice, have been dying because they
had too much water and not enough air. I
Now, the fowl on Lake Huron aro starv?
ing because they have too much air, and
cannot get at the fish through the ice.
There seems to be a predicament for the
fish in either case.
A Uttle girl only nine years old has
traveled alone from Fermington, Minn.,
to Sears port, Me., her only passport
being a letter from a Masonio lodge,
stating that her rather was a Mason and
she an orphan. Asked how she got
along, she answered: "Everybody I met
was a Mason."
A man died at a revival meeting, and a
Chicago reporter says, "his lamp of life
was burned out, the golden bowl was
broken, the silver cord was loosed, and
the spirit had flown to its giver." He
meant to convey the impression that the
man was dead.
The Coit Blook, at Buffalo, occupied
by White & Bayley, - pohtographers and
Srinters, and others,-was destroyed by
re yesteroay. Loss $290,000. One fire?
man was killed by a falling wall.
Aman, named'Bnfus Kestler, was so
severely wonnded by a pistol ball fired
by Bob Garvin, in Charlotte, a few days
ago, that his life is despaired of.
. ? Subscribe for the PhoxnlX I
est u V in the real estate diu'
of goods at Mr. D. Epstln's
In forwarding subscriptions to the
Phoenix and "Gleaner, don't forget the
"The loveliest day I ever saw!'' is what j
overy enthusiastic fellow said about yes- |
The buds of beauty were abroad in
force, yesterday, for the enjoyment of the J
The Unloii'lkraH has shortened sail,
in anticipation of a dull summer. Good
Clothing ami gents' furnishing goods,
of every style, at Mr. D. Epstin's Co?
lumbia Hotel clothing emporium.
Hob Franklin struck a cold trail, yes-1
terday morning, and after a tea mile
ride, '.van thrown off hv R^vnnrd.
A bargain can be obtained in the pur-1
chase of a fount of second-hand bour?
geois or minion, with the necessary cases,
at the Phoenix office.
You ean get all styles of job printing,
from a visiting card to a four-sheet post- |
er, lit the Ph-hsix office. Prices satisfac
The Columbia and Union Base Ball
Clubs had a mutch, yesterday, at the
garrison grounds, in which the latter
were successful. Thcscorestood 14 to 30.
Col I). Wyatt Aiken. Master of the
Suite Grange, arrived, yesterday, from
Washington. Senator Thos. .!. Robert?
son also arrived, yesterday.
An investment of ?5 may cause you to
be the fortunate possessor of a con?
venient house, a building lot. i> pair of
spanking horses, or u gold watch. The |
real estate distribution is the mode.
The so-called bonanza mutter has been
settled. The Commissioners have been
enjoined before the United States Court |
against proceeding in the matter. Messrs.
Corbin & Stone have charge of it.
The ball complimentary to the Rich-1
land Rifle Club comes off this evening
at their hall. The "wearing of the grey" |
will admit you. or a call on Dr. W. C.
Fisher, with a small amount in green-1
backs, will do as well.
We are requested to stufe that the Rev.
0. F. Gregory will deliver h sermon in
the Plain Street Baptist Church, this
evening, nt 8 o'clock. The publio are
cordially invited to attend.
Tickets in the real estate distibution,
which comes off in April, can be obtained
at Phoenix office, Indian Girl Cigar Store,
Columbia Hotel Cigar Store, Wheeler
House. Sulzhacher's California Cigar
Store, and Sheridan's grocery store.
A young colored lad had the toes of |
one of his foot crushed off, on Sunday,
by a train on the Wilmington, Columbia
and Augusta Railroad. It is a wonder I
that some of these youngsters arc not
killed, as they are so venturesome.
The Indian Girl Cigar Store keeps np
the fight on her wares. The "Coming
Revolution" his been before the public
for some time, and the great desire is to
know what it means. The, proprietors
don't hide their light under a bushel.
They advertise liberally, and put up
showy signs. The, handsome one erected
yesterday will attract general attention.
The annual meeting of the Columbia
Memorial Association will be held at the
school room of the Misses Elmore, on
Tuesday afternoon, April 5, at 1 o'clock.
A full attendance is earnestly requested,
as arrangements will be made for memo?
rial day. Ladies v ill please come pre?
pared to pay their annual subscription of |
Col. Dod.imead ran a special train to
Nowberry, yesterday, to accommodate
(.'apt. Keeler, Col. Black and the other
officers of the post, who wero to inspect
the garrison at that town. His Honor
Judge Cook? an l ?evoral citizens com?
posed the party, and there was a lively
time. The Judge was called upon for a
spet b, to which ho responded. The
entire bar of Newberry made a friendly
visit to the Judge.
We have been requested to say, that the
examination of the city finances by vhe
sub-committee of the Citizens' Committee
of Twenty, would have been concluded
during the present week, but for the ab
senco of the Chairman from the city.
Much of the data is already obtained, and
the report will embrace a complete state?
ment of the financial condition of tho
city as it now is. The committee is much
more anxious to complete their work
than the public can possibly be to see it
completed, and no delay has occured not
necessary to make it a full and thorongh
Bbutax MoanBn.?Rev. Mr. Miller, a
member of the South Carolina Confer?
ence, was murdered near SantUc, Union
County, on the 3d instant, by a strange
negro. The hat, coat, watch and pocket
book of tho murdered man were carried
The Concert.?The Choral Union re?
peated the Old Folks' Concert, last even
j ing, to a rather thin but highly pleased
audience. "Life's Dream is O'er," "Tell
Me thou Lov'st Me," "Old Folks nt
Home," "He who treads the path of
duty," and several piece*, by the "skule,"
were delightfully given. " 'Twas within
a mile of Edinboro town," and "Robin
Adair," by Madame Eve Van Dorn, were
of exceptional oxcellence and finish.
Salks Vest nr. day. - Yesterdey was Bale
day, and several pieces of property wore
disposed of Sheriff Dent was light on
the Unfortunates, und some pieces ad?
vertised were withdrawn. Messrs. D.
C. Peixotto ft Son sold a houRc and lot
on Plain street, between Marion and
Bull, for $5,050, half cash, the balunce
in twelve months; two lots on Arsenal
Hill, for $1.000 cash; lot on the West
side of Richardson street, between Lady
and Gervais, for $1,300 cash.
Tin: Bau..- The contributing num?
bers and friends of the Richlaud Rifle
Club pay that handsome corps the grace?
ful compliment of giving it a reolterehe
ball, this evening, at the club rooms.
Hearts and ices will meet, and great will
be the flow of delightful small talk,
champagne and claret. All the young
folks are ecstatic in anticipation, and
those on the shady hide of life are
chanting, "Oh! would I w.t? a boy
Fku-.fvi, Siout. - A terrible sight was
witnessed, yesterday evening. A colored
lid, named David Irons, was riding a
horse, belonging to Mr. R. A. Keenun,
when the animal became unmanageable
and ran down Main street, and as be
n,%ared Lady street turned and ran full
tilt against the store of Mr. H. Muller.
The boy was, it is thought, fatally in?
jured, and the horse was seriously
bruised, but got np and ran off. Tho
wounded lud was carried into the drug
store of Drs. Geiger A McGregor, where
medical aid was promptly rendered.
Olphans' Fair. ?The fair for the
benefit of the Orphan Asylum, in this
city, conies oft' on Friday evening next,
under the management of a number of
young ladies. The following is a list of
Gentlemen?Dr. J. W. Parker. Dr. R.
\V. Gibbas, Dr. A. X. Tolley, L. F.
Youmans, Bau., Capt. R. O'Neale, Mr.
J. H. Kinard, Mr. R. L. Bryan, ("apt. T.
C. Dunn, Mr. J. A. Selby, Col. F. W.
MeMaster. Col. Win. Wallace, Mr. C. F.
Junnev. Capt. Hugh S. Thompson.
todies?Mm. T. C. Dunn, Mrs. J. H.
Kinard. Mrs. L. F. Youmans, Mrs. J. R.
Eaell, Mrs. J. A. Selby, Mrs. Jane Dar
gan, Mrs. J. D. Pope", Mrs. C. Walker,
Mrs. M. H. Berry, Mrs. J. P. Low, Mrs.
Wm. Peck, Mrs. lt. Swafneld, Miss Mary
McKenzie, Miss Alice McKenzie, Miss
F. Livingston, Miss Ida Boatwright.
The lady managen are requested to
meet at Irwin's Hall, on Thursday morn?
ing, at 10 o'clock, to decornto the hall.
The advertised appearance at the Opera
House, on Wednesday night, of a
"troupe of Parisian can-can dancers,
composed of thirty beautiful young
ladies," imposes upon us the duty of
littering our earnest protest against any
such exhibition. The Opera House
belongs to the city of Columbia The
money of the citizens has been taken to
construct and decorate it. No exhibition
should be allowed in it which is calcu?
lated to give offence to the sensibilities
of any rospeotable portion of the com
munity. It is then right to demand that
it shall not be prostituted to any impro?
per use nnd purpose. Wc know nothing
of the present company, beyond what we
read in the public journals. It may be
no more or no less addicted to lascivious
displays than other similiar companies.
Of that wo do not pretend to judge.
Without undertaking any expose at all, it
is enough to say that it is not the kind of
exhibition that a decent father can tako
his family to; it is not the sort of attrac?
tion that we would like to see our sons
run after. In Augusta, it is stated, that ? 'no
lailies were present." Our litttle g.^m of
an Opera House will certainly be no at?
traction for ladies of refinement and deli?
cacy on any evening its boards are trod
and bounded over by a troupe of can-can
dancers. This dance has a certain of?
fensive odor about it, which tho bain: of
a thousand flowers und all the peflimers
of "Araby the blest" can't remove. If,
then, it be of a character to repel respect
abb: females, it ought not to bo visited
l>y respectable men. That conclusion
will not be gainsayed by any gentleman,
not to say Christian, unless he has first
lost the respect and reverence due to the
hallowed names of mother, wife, sister
and daughter. The demoralizing effect
of sueh performances can bo read in
some of the public journals. Corres?
pondents write unctuously of the delight
which old men and young boys tako in
them. We are not given to prudery,
but this is sickening and disgusting.
We past to another point Violence at?
tends their introduction into communi?
ties, whose moral sense has not
been seared. Does Mr. Cramer an?
ticipate thtft sort of thing here?
Apparently not. It wonld be some relief
if he did. But his strange language in
the Union-Herald, of Sunday, will hardly
bear that construction. It is not indig?
nation and outraged modesty which his
' 'efficient and special police" are expected
to put down. Bather, and more's the
pity, it is the boisterous and jubilant
liberty and license of the audience, cul?
minating in uproar, and in the calling of
opprobrious names, whioh he resents in
advanco, and threatens to extirpate. This
characterization itself very strongly
shows what the manager expects tho rep?
resentation to "be.
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Read Mr. D. Epstin's advertisement
and then pay him a coll.
Injtjsctiqn. ->-We ,loarn that Mr. J. O.
Maithe-w^on. of Angusta, Ga., who ia in
t eres ted in the Graniteville Munufactur
ing Company, in thie State, has applied for
a writ of injunction against the Commis?
sioners under the Act or hilltosottle cer?
tain claims, known as the bonanza bill.
Papers were served upon the three Com?
missioners, yesterday. Messrs. Corbin Jo
Stone represent tho plaintiff. Tho caao
will be argued next May, in the United
States District Court, at Charleston.
List of New Advebtiuemknt j.
Indian Girl Cigar Store.
Killiman & Co.?Mineral Water*.
Quarterly Statement Union Bank.
South Carolina Dental Association. *
Simmons' Livor Regulator.
Palmetto Steam Fire Engine Comoany.
Chicora Tribe, No. 2, L O. R. M.~
Hotel Arrtyai^, April 3.? Wheeler
House?H. Eorle and wife, C. W. Poult
ny, Pa.; Mr. and Mrs. C. B. Farnworth,
Providence; K. Strauss, Pa.; W. S. Tar
ner, Ga.; J. M. Otey, Va.; R. McNawe.,
N. Y.; A C. Kaufman, Charleston; R.
Richardson, 111.; L. A. Harper, 8t
George's; W. L. Hand, N. C.;W. B.
Cathcr.rt, city; W. Dudley, Charleston;
P. C. Yauderaent, Dr. and Mrs. Farnam,
N. Y.; J. H. MoDevitt, Edge field; E. R
Wiggens, N. C; L. Hagood, city; W. H.
Evans, Charleston; J. A. Ramvill and
wife and child, Oh,; Miss Ames, Mass.?
J. a Wilson, T. N. Yonngblood, Chester;
D. Wyatt Aiken, Coke?bury; R. W. Cho?
pin, John E. Ward, N. Y; G. L. Ames,
Columbia Hotel?E. A. Seaman and
wifo, Ann Arbor, Michigan ;N. H. Casson,
A. L. Brody, J. Hancock,. J. W. Leary,
T. M. Emmerson, J. F. Murphy, city;
D. H. Hutchinson, Horry; J. Sharp,
Cherry Valley; T. D. Gille?pio, wife and
children, Charleston; W. J. McDowell,
Mansion House?J. M. Walsh, L. M.
Fry, J. R. Parker, D. L. Boozer, city ; E.
A. Welmter, Orangeburg; James Beaty,
Winnsboro;B. F. Mauldin, G. & O. R.
R.; J. Anderson, O. B. Warwick, C. A
Alligood, U. S. A.; R. H. Scriven, Go,;
J. H. Welley, Greenwood.
Albany has had her nobleman too; it
was Count Barli. Of course he was a
rogue in gaain. By any other name ho ?
did not smell as wheat, so when they
detected his imposition be acknow
ledeed the corn und left to escape a
Wolf scalps are received in payment of
taxes in Missouri at the rate of five dol?
lars a scalp. The legislative committee
appointed the other day to bum the scalps
accumulated in the last two years de?
stroyed about $0,000 worth
Lord Chief Just ice Cock burn's charge
to the jury in the famous Tichbome oasa
has just been published. In size it
equals Gibbon's "History of the Decline
and Fall of the Roman Empire."
"Ye living men, come view the ground
where you must shortly lie," is what4a
lady told a young lawyer who was called
upon to assist in dedicating a court
Red used on a railroad signifies dan?
ger, and says stop. It should be so
construed when displayed on a man's
I A Kansas editor accuses another of
"plagueyism." The spelling school
mania has not yet reached Kansss.
"Your son died rather suddenly, yes?
terday of throat disese," is what an Idaho
sheriff wrote to a fond mother in Indiana
the other day. ?
One does not know, until oft times too
late, how much he loses by a failtue to
read the advertisements in a daily paper.
Try it to-day.
Marking the coming low-necked
dresses, a rural rooster says that lovely
woman is going to foam out over the top
uf her clothes again.
Miss Jewell, daughter of the Post?
master-General, shines and sparkles as a
teacher in a colored mission school in
A Nebraska druggist got a boy to take
a big sniff of hartshorn as a joke. Boy
kicked over a kerosene lamp; oil took
fir*; loa-t on store $1,300. The druggist
is now driving a team.
A Pennsylvnnian boasts that he makes
a soap that would "wash a politician's
character white as snow." There must
be a good deal of "lye" about that soap.
A gentleman offered a guest a tiny
glass of whiskey, saying "Drink; that it
won't hurt yon." "I'll be bound it
wouldn't," replied tho guest, "even if it
In dealing with furniture, remember
to keep water away from everything
soluble therein, oil from everything
porous, alcohol from varnish and acids
The Mayor of Riohmond, Va., pro?
hibits the exhibition of the can-can in
that city, and has ordered the police to
tear down the hand-bills.
Tho colored people in Georgia have
subscribed liberally to the fund for the
relief of the sufferers by the tornado in
Spinner's retirement will necessitate
the counting of every dolhvi ia the trea?
sury vaults, amounting to more than
You will gain a good reputation if you
avoid those actions which you cenair?
and blame in others.
Eucalyptus trees, raised from seed and .
only one year old, are already from eight
to fifteen feet high in Los Angeles
The public debt of France now
amounts in round numbers to $4,500,
A negro man in Henry County, Va, ia
attended by a negro doctor, who treats
him for "a ground puppy ia his sto?
McCully's Newfoundland dog, in Dan?
ville, Va, seized a mad cow and held it
fast, thus saving the life of his owner's
Cooper, Hewitt A Oo.'s wire mills at
Trenton N. J., have been burned. Loss
$60,000, including 80,000 pounds wire.
Women can practice law in Illinois,
Wisconsin, Missouri and Mains.
Let ub State the matter briefly: IOA;
Mr. John Webster, an aged citizen of
Marlboro, died on the 25th nit