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BY JULIAN A. SELBY.
In the month of June another
English polar expedition will at?
tempt to unvail the mystery of the
Arctic regions. Three vessels, one
of them fitted out in part by the
indefatigable Lady Franklin, will
constitute the fleet. They will
proceed as far as possible before
winter, and next year the party
will leave on sledges for the pole.
Perhaps it is as well that there I
should be tourists of different I
The sure, foundation of the State |
are laid in knowledge, not in igno?
rance; and every sneer at education, |
at culture, at book-learning, which
is the recorded wisdom of the ex?
perience of mankind, is the dema-1
gogue's sneer at intelligent liberty,
inviting national degeneracy and
ruin.?George William Curtis.
A contemporary ask, "What are
street lampB for?" The man who
doesn't know what a street lamp is
for is hardly fit to sit in an editorial
chair and mould public opinion.
Street lamps are for weary young
men to recline against at mid?
night when they f?rget the way
Good News.?The first trestle on
the Laurens Road, we learn from I
Col. Peoke, will bA run over to-day,
Wednesday, 7th inet., the finishing
touches being. put upon it, This
is the beginning of the end.. The
road-will now be pushed rapidly
to completion.?Newberry Herald.
Baron de Waldek, a Paris artist
of considerable reputation, cele?
brated his 109th birthday recently.
He works eight'or ten hours every
day, is in perfect health, and bas a
son only twenty-four) years old.
His age is sard to be we? authenti?
cated. . . -
Machinery has reached a great
state of perfection. An exchange
remarks: "W? recently saw' some
burnt peas put into the hopper of
a coffee-mill, and in less than two
minutes they were occupying a
place in. a grocery'window labelled
'Fine old Mocha.'"
Christopher McKalan caught his
foot in the switch of the Grand
Trunk Railroad at Goodrich, Ont.,
and before he could extricate it be
was run over by the cars and
A ? letter from Port Byron,
Western Arkansas, to the St. Louis
Globe, states that the people of that
section are on the verge of starva?
tion, and:appeals fov aid to the
The queston of the ownership of
the Arkansas Hot Springs/ has
been in litigation over thirty years,
and the Court of Claims has just
decided that they belong to the
And now California is exulting
becaue her present Executive once
lassoed a grizzly. Many of her
citizens languish in private life who
have done the same thiug several
Contrary to ?b antecedents, the
Chicago Inler-Ocean does not at?
tribute the Mexican raids to ex
Confederate instigation. It boldly
asserts that thoy.are of simon-pure
e to^the PnbUo Practitioners and
Students of Dental Surgery. .
rTlBE^,?outh Carolina State Dental Aaso
JL, elation will meet in the . city .of Co?
lumbia,' on TUESDAY, May i*, fct
10 o'clock A. M., at tho roomu oMJw
" which, time, and
ital Examiners in
, Carolina w?I hold their
meeting in pursuance with the Act passed
by the LegisIaUiro of the State, entitled
"AA.Ackto.regrilAtd^ho;practice p? den
tistrv^.and protect- the jbffatiilfi"against
omfflridiJuA ?? relation (E&efb.. in, the
uanujoates tor. examination win prc
oontthemae^?? At,i42"A|."of .w^PKj^B
D AT?f ?My/ "at' jne above j ujvii?uiicu
tixpecttS change wiU partially
. ,l<i^1*6e hert week.;" So those who
want m^m^ni h^^e^-call to
day,'at ir^RBX A^^glS
tention to the? above*
April 4 3 Sec; and Tr?fta.'Oas Co.
"Let our Just Censi
CITY DRUG STOKE.
EDWARD H. HEINITSH.
(Assisted by H. R. Wiltbergor, Graduate
in Pharmacy and Chemistry,)
Wholesale and Retail Druggist,
Opposite. Phoenix Office.
BUSINESS will be conducted upon the
CASH basis. Medicines will be sold
at LOW prices. PRESCRIPTIONS put
up in best manner, at lowest coHt. Tho
Proscription Deportment will 1m under
the supervision of competent und skillful
persons. Tho conntmnity have tho as?
surance thnt knowledge is the best pro?
tection against error.
The offices of Dr. A. S. IIYDRICK,
City Physician, and Dr. HEBER D.
HEINITSH, will bo for tho present at
this store, where all orders and calls for
professional services will bo attended to
at all hours.
Tho Wholesale Department will be
conducted by tho Proprietor. A full lino
of ohoico Drugs and Medicines on hand,
to which special attention is called.
E. H. HEINITSH,
April If Proprietor City Drug Store.
~A FEW FACTS
That We Wish the People to Know:
1THAT wo have an entire NEW
? STOCK OF DRY GOODS.
THAT we hovo on entire new stock
? of CARPETS. OIL CLOTHS, MAT?
TINGS, RUGS and WINDOW SHADES.
THAT wo havo an entire new stock
? of Ladies', Gents' and Children's
SHOES; decidedly the largest variety
and the best work ever shown in this
ALL the above we are prepared to
SELL CHEAPER and give von
BETTER GOODS than any other house
in the trade.
JONES, DAVIS & BOTJKNIGHTS,
Successors to R. C. Shiver & Co.
NEW! PRETTY! AND CHEAP!
BROCADE, Japanese and Lisle Poplins,
White and Colored Piques, Plain
and Figured Muslins, Suitings, Percales,
elegant Sash Ribbons, and new goods of
evory description, now,being opened at
C. F. JACKSON'S,
Leader of Low Prices.
April 4 1-28 Main street.
Solomon's groceries rato Al.
COLUMBIA, S. C, FRIDAY
Proposals for Stationery.
Office of Comptrolleu-Gknebal,
Columbia, S. C, March 29, lf<75.
raccordance with nn Act of the Gen
ral Assembly, entitled "An Act to
make appropriations to sio-jt the ordi?
nary expenses of the State Government
for the fiscal year commencing November I
1, 1874," approved March 29, 1875, the j
undersigned invites all parties interested
to submit PROPOSALS for furnishing
this office with the ''BOOKS AND
BLANKS for the County Auditors and
Treasurers, and other papers necessary
to tho collection of taxes" for the lise;il
The following are amon^ the items re?
45 Auditors' Duplicates, 28x18 inches,
of 250 pages each.
45 Treasurers'Duplicates, 20x18 inches,
of 125 pages each.
45 Treasurers' 20% Duplicate's, 24x18
inches, of 100 pages each.
200 Tax Receipt Books, 1,000 receipt*
200,000 Tax Returns.
1,000 copies Abstracts of Duplicates.
1,000 copies Abstracts of Realty.
1.000 copies Abstracts of Personalty.
L000 copies Abstracts of 20^ Penaltv.
1,000 copies Settlement Sheets.
1,000 copies Deductions and Abate?
1,000 copies Nulla Bona Taxes.
1,000 copies Abatement Poll Tax.
Claims for Abatements, Redumption
Forfeited Lands, Circulars, Ac.
Samples of the Books, Blanks and
Forms required can be seen on applica?
tion at this office.
Parties who desire to submit proposals
are requested to forward the same by
mail, on or before tho 15th proximo, en?
dorsed "Proposals for Stationery." Any
contract awarded will be paid by warrant
on the State Treasurer, on account of the
collections for 1874. The Stationery will
ho required to be delivered at this office,
on or before the 1st of June next.
THUS. C. DUNN,
Comptroller-General State of S. C.
Mar 80_'_ _17
New Spring Millinery.
MRS. M. O'CONNER has just
r^_^Kw opened, at the store formerlv
?j** iSytoceupied by F. B. Orchard &
?d warf Co., a fine and well selected
Tb-'jL stock of MILLINERY AND
FANCY GOODS, to which she would in?
vite the attention of the lodies of Colum?
bia and vicinitv. Prices moderate.
April 2 * Ira1
' Hardy Solomon keeps choice articles.
The symptoms of Liver Complaint are
uneasiness and pain in the side-. Some?
times the pain is in tho shoulder, and is
mistaken for rheumatism. The stomach
Lis affected with loss of appetite and sick
Iness, bowels in general costive, and
sometimes alternating with lay. The
head i.; troubled with pain, and dull,
heavy sensation, considerable loss ol
memory, accompanied with painful sen?
sation of having left undone something
which ought to have been done. Often
complaining of weakness, debility and
low spirits. Sometimes many of the
I above symptoms attend the disease, and
at other times, very few of them; but the
Liver is gem rally the nrgs.n most in?
rp /\ Mr* i
SIMMONS' LIVER REGULATOR!
For all Diseases of the Liver, Stomach ami Spleen !
IT is evidently n Family Medicine, and by brinp kept ready for im?
mediate resort, will save many an hour of suffering, and many a
dollar in time and doctors1 bills.
After forty years' trial, it is still receiving the most unqualified U -ti
mohials of its virtues from persons of the highest ebanteti r ..n-1 re?
sponsibility. Eminent physicjans commend it as the mo.*t
for Cosktttation, Headache, Pain in the. Shoulder.':. Dizziness, Sour
Stomach, bad tasto in the Mouth. Bilious Attacks, Palpitation of the
Heart, Pain in the region of the Kidneys, Despondency. Gloom and
forebodings of evil; all of which are the offspring of a diseased Liver.
If yon feel Dull, Drowsy, Debilitated, have frequent headache,
Month tastes badly, poor Appetite and Tongue Coated, you are Riiffer
ing from Torpid Liver, or "Biliousness," and nothing will cure you .-?.->
speedily and permanently.
The Liver, the largest organ in the body, is generally (he scat of the
disease, and if not Regulated in time, great suffering, wretchedness
.? and DEATH will ensue.
Armed with this ANTIDOTE,, all climates and changes of water and
food mav be. faced without fear. As a remedy in MALARIOUS
FEVERS, BOWEL COMPLAINTS, RESTLESSNESS, JAUNDICE,
NAUSEA, the Cheapest, Purest and Best Family Medicine in the
"I have never seen or tried such a simple, efficacious; satisfactory
and pleasant remedy in my life."?H. HAiXEH,JSt. Loui-?. Mo.
? "I occasionally u4e, when my condition requires it, Dr. Simmons'
Liver Regulator," ninth good effect."?Hon. Alex. II. Stevens'.
:'/Your Regulator,has been in use in my family for some time, and 1
amjpersunded it is a valuable addition to* the medical science."?Opy.
j. Gtlx SHohTsn, Alabama.
"I l<0Vfl used'the Regulator in my family for the past seventeen
' years, i can safely recommend it to the world as the best medicine I
nave ever used for that class of diseases it purports to 'cuTe."--H. F.
1 V , Thiokbn.
"Simmons' Liver Regulator has proved a good and efficacious medi?
cine.". C. A. Ncrroia, President of City Bonk.
...\ ? ''We have been Acquainted With Dr. Simmons' Liver Medicine for
? c more than twenty years, and know it.to be the best Liver Regulator
offered to f,ho public!"- -M. R. Lyon and II. L. Lyon, Druggists, Bello
>y . .. fontaine, Ga. . ..
&JCS^3^<>N?^ L1VFK ?teK^Xrti^LTPO? !
.. . For DYSPEPSIA, CONSTIPATION, JAUNDICE, BILIOUS AT?
TACKS, SICK HEADACHE, COLIC, DEPRESSION OF SPIRITS,
SOUR STOMACH, HEARXBURN, Ac., &c,
Ls a faultless Family Medicine,, . i
Does not disarrange the system,
Is sure to oure If taken regularly,
Is ho drastic violent medicine,
. Does not interfere with business,
' Is no intoxicating bevemve, i
Contains the simplest and best remedies. *
QAUT1(MN,?Bay no Powdera or Prepared SIMMONS' LIVER
REGULATOR, unless in our engraved wrapper, with Trade Mark,
8hvmp and Signature unbroken. None other is genuine.
Jan 30 JwOmo J. H. ZEILIN & CO., Maoon, Go., and Philadelphia.
Attend the True Event."
MORNING, APRIL 9, 1875.
Congaree Iron Works,
COLUMBIA, s. <:.
JOHN ALEXANDER, Proprietor.
,._ Engines, Si.w
? r.nd all kinds
? Iron Castings [
al Castings for
Stores und Dwellings, Patent Kallings
for Gardens and Cemeteries, Iron Settees
and Arbor Chairs; also, Brass Castings of
all kinds. Bells for Churches, Schools,
Work-shops, Ac. Guarantee all my work
first class and equal to any North or
South. Works at foot of Lady street and
near South Carolina and Greenville and
Columbia Railroad Depots. Nov 18
City Taxes?Time Extended.
TIIE books of tho City Treasurer are
now open for receiving of Taxes for
1H75. All City Taxes must he paid be
foro the 15th day of April instant. ', There,
will positively be no further extension.
RICHARD JONES, City Treasurer.
STORED and INSURED at very lowest
rates, and the top of the market gua?
ranteed for all Cotton consigned to us for
sale. Advances made at one per cent,
per month upon all Cotton Stored with
us, Xo charge for Dravage.
Northern Timothy and Clover at SI.25
and 1.50 fl} 100?fuil weight guaranteed.
Fine Early Rose, Goodrich, Peerless,
PeachblowB iind other varieties.
Jonesport Fertilizer?as good as any
used?$45 '3$ ton cash and 50*33 ton time.
SOUTHERN WAREHOUSE CO.,
Fel. 19 3m Opposite S. C. R. Depot.
ALL persons having demands against
the estate of MARY THOMPSON,
deceased, will please present the same,
properly attested; and all those indebted
will make prompt payment to the under?
signed. D. G. THOMPSON,
Adm'r of Mary Thompson, deceased,
i 'mlumbia, S. C, April 2, 1875.
April 4' 3m
MH JpjflrUljHo Obtain a City Misuse.
ii JU V l?j ?JLP iSj liBJ
Of Valuable Improved and Unimproved
Together with Other Desirable Property, in
City of OeliimMa,
1. BRICK STORE?Lot 2Gxl80 feet, on West side Main
street, between Blanding and Taylor, valued at.$7,500 00
2. BUILDING LOT, West side Richardson street, be?
tween Blanding and Laurel, 2Gx208 feet. 1,850 00
:j. BUILDING LOT, adjoining Lot No. 2, 20x208 feet... 1,850 00
4. COTTAGE HOUSE, half acre lot, containing excellent
well of water, with tine fruit garden; a delightful residence, on
Elmwood avenue, between Gadsdcn and Wynn streets.1,800
5. BUILDING LOT, on North side of Gervais street, be?
tween Assembly and Gates, G9x208 feet.,. 1,700
G. TWO-STORY BRICK BUILDING, lot 74x92 feet, on
Gates street, near Pendleton, with every convenience. l,G0O
7. CARRIAGE and PAIR EXTRA FINE MATCHED
HORSES, Harness, Pole and Shafts, Blankets, &c, complete.. 950 00
[One a promising four-year old, will trot his mile in neigh
borhootl of three minutes; both good drivers singly.]
8. BUILDING LOT, on East side of Assembly street, be?
tween Blanding and Laurel.
9. BUILDING LOT, on East side of Assembly street, be
twecii Laurel and Blanding. 800 00
10. COTTAGE HOUSE ami lot, corner Gates and Divine
streets, 51?:108 feet . 700 00
11. BUILDING LOT, on West side Gates street, between
Medium and Pendleton. 800 00
12. BUILDING LOT No. 1, half acre, corner of Hender?
son and Indigo streets. 2u0 00
13. BUILDING LOT No. 2. half acre, fronting on Indigo,
adjoining Lot No. 1 . 200 00
14. BUILDING LOT No. half acre, corner Eickens and
Indigo. 200 00
1".. BUILDING LOT No. 4, adjoining Lot No. '.), on Pick
ens street, half acre. 200 00
1C. BUILDING LOT No. 5, half acre, corner Tobacco and
Henderson. 130 00
17. BUILDING LOT No. ii, half acre, on South side To?
bacco street, between Pickens and Henderson . 100 00
18. BUILDING LOT No. 7. quarter acre, on East side
Pickens street, between Tobacco and Indigo. 100 00
10. BUILDING LOT No. 8, quarter acre, adjoining No. 7. 100 HO
20. BUILDING LOT No. 0. quarter acre, adjoining No. 8. 100 00
21. BUILDING LOT No. 10, quorter acre, adjoining No.'.) 100 00
22. DOUBLE CASE GOLD LEVER WATCH. 125 00
2?,. Gentleman's Heavy GOLD CHAIN. 75 00
24. Pah- Lady ? GOLD BRACELETS,. CO 00
25. Ladv's DOUBLE CASE GOLD LEVER WATCH.... 50 00
20. Lady's SINGLE CASE WATCH. 40 00
27. Lady's GOLD CHAIN.. 40 00
28. DOUBLE CASE STEM WINDING WATCH. 35 00
29. DOUBLE CASE ENGLISH LEVER WATCH..... 35 00
30. Ladv's DRESSING CASE. .:. 40 00
31. DOUBLE CASE WATCH.......'. , 20 00
Total value of property.$21,820 00
Tickets SB?SusalieE to ?e Issued 4,d34.
fi6F*Tho Holder of each Ticket will be entitled to f reo admission to
the Musical Entertainment at the Opera House on the EveningJof,the
Distribution of the Awards! BQpTitles to the Property ate perfect,
The Distribution will be under the supervision and direction of a
Committee appointed by the Ticket-Holdere. Titte money received for
Tickets will be immediately deposited in the Union Savings Batik, with
a list of ticket-holders, and instructions to refund in cape IJis^bntjon
should not take place. It is believed that the Tieltctn will, bo disposed
of rapidly and the Distribution made at an early date-?probably by the
middle of April. The only desire of the originators of this project is
to dispose of some surplus property, at a fair rate, and in mich manner
as to enable any one to procure a site for a home.
JULIAN A. SELBY, Manager, Columbia, 8? C.
US-Tickets can be obtained at Indian Girl Cigar Store, Columbia
Hotel Cigar Store, Wheeler House, California Cigar Store, S. Sheridan's
Grocery Store and the Pactinix Office, Columbia.
,UME XI?NUMBER %
NEW STYLE DATS!
OUR SL ITIiSTGS
Aro 7:ry bandturac, and will be made tc
order at LOW PBICE8.
] Mar IC B. & W. 0. dWAFFIELD.
Prepare Your Own
BT USING THE
Granular Effervescent Salts.
EOCKBRIDGE ALUM, VICHY, GRAB
OKCHAD, KISSINGEN, FRIED?
RICHSHALL. The Salts represent in a
condensed and agreeable form the me?
dicinal constituents of these various
Mineral Waters,' and from their conve?
nience and comparative cheapness, are
coming rapidly into use:
One or two large tea-spoon-fuls added
to a small tumbler of water, instantly
reproduces a draught of iho natural
Water, accompanied by a sparkling
effervescence, i For sale at
L. T. SILLrMAN<AOO.'8
April 6 , . ( , D,rngatore.. .
New Books, at Bryan's Bookstore..
WORKING to Win.ei story for glrla, -
U.75. . . .. . ., .
Miatrese of the Manne, by Dr. Hollaifrd,
author of Arthur lidiruj cattle, tl CO /
A Biatory of Germany, from the Earliest
Times, by Charlton Lewis, 12 60. '
Manual of1 Mythology, Greek, Itorran,
Norae, Bindop, Egyptian and Old German,
Frnirie and Forest, the Game of North
America, with adventures in thtdr port uR,
by Gillmoro. $1 ?0. I < l. |
Health and Education, by KingtltJ, II.76-.
Hogarth'a complete woiks, in three vo?
lumes. The Wild North Laud, by Major
Butler, with plates, f 2 ?0. IJic<or j of Club?
and Club Life, London. Book r.f Wonder
tal Character*, with portraits. Ihe Blacr
Dictionary, historical and anecdotal.
Homea and HaoctBuf the Brlttah Poeta,
London, and other new booVa. ?. No* 1
Grand Central Java Coffee.
WE are agents for the GRAND CF.ls
T It A Li JAVA COFFEE COMPAXY.
Their coffee in sold in pouod packages, ab
thirty rentH ptr pound, and each case of,
*ixty pounds contains a superior tight day
ctock, whioli bbcoratH the property ot the
lucky purcbanfrwho bays the package con?
taining the ticket whinb entitle* the nvrner
thereof to ihn clock. .The coffee in full
value it-uH for "the price charged, and the
clock i* given ax t prize to indnct pnr
chaben- to try lh?- coffe?.
Jat.2> JOHN AONF.W .V SON.
AVTORNEY AT LAW.
FKIOE, Konui No. 5. Southern iiivur?
ance (Jump*uv Building! Columbia,
8. C. March 11 Imo
ALL NEW SEEDI
A COMPLETE 5T0CK.
alt, NEW, direct !nm the Seed Farms
uf IOWA. FLOWER and VEGETaBIE
?huievalf and retail.
L?RICK & LOWRAKCE,
March 10 Columbia. ?. L ;
Attor Doy and Counselor at Law. '*"(
ROOM No. G, Second Floor, JiewLife I
Imsumuett ItuildinK. eoraer Blohard- ?
muu and Washington Streets, Colombia, .
He w: ^8Spra8E SK ? 1
tl AA NEW XOKK sugarrcured HAMB, ,
\SJ\J choice quality, just revived and
.JO SN AONSWASON.
WE have Juki received a full supply of
choice MA?KEBEL, consisting of
New Hess Nob. I. 2 and 3, in barrels, h?h%i
barrels ahd kltu, which ice are offering at =
greatly reduced prices, at whoUao.lt andrev
I *t ^ r jqhV< aqnkw, a son.
. City Ta?e.
"DEBqON* having city taxes <jr Iben tea ?
S. to nay. ran hhvo money by purebue*
lug CITY COUPONS and IUTXBOB IP oi
D. G AMU KILL, Bretter.
March? r 107 Main street, ,
S>RKMIltftt CISKaTKU WHITEPiaa?
. f 15 each; 128 a pair. Chester County
AM MOTH cobn and imported bel?
gian O ATB. ? nonude by snalU si} peek.
?2; } bushel. 13; bushel, ?3. Ciro?iwknd
iHauple Packages of Beeds frto for ttro
I stamps. Addrees n. p. boyqb*
Fcb 23 tc8 Perkeebarg,OhesterCo.,FeV.