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BY JULIAN A. SELBY,
Editor and Proprietor,
Office Ho. 160 North Richardaon St,
?gr-Tho Phosndc is the oldest Daily
Paper in South Carolina, has the largest
circulation in tho upper portion of the
State, and has been regularly issued
since its inception?March 21, 1865.
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tions Ac., $1.
j?J-Book rtud Job Printing of every
description faithfully attended to.
Julius Poppe, Anderson.
J. A. Grigsby, Ridgway.
E. A. Scott, Newborry.
H. W. La-wpon, Abbeville.
Spelt-Bound; - '
His namo was. Ephraim Blodgett; not
- especially renowned;
Except as champion speller in all the
Orthographical aspirants were apt to fare
quite slim . ? ?
At any spelling-match whero they en?
The spelling-book he had by heart, and
eke the dictionary,
And science, at his tongues end, laid its
The dubious monosyllable he'd floor
with perfect case,
And go through words sesquipedcl like
lightning through a choese.
Yon couldn't weave a spell, with any
By which to capture Ephraim, or put
him in a^sweat;,-v< .
And his 'admirers 'frequently remarked
of Ephe, that he
Could npe.ll the Chma-glyphics off from
a chest of tea. ?*
The people ceased to find, in spelling
sohoolsV their wonted fun;
What show was there against this Ortho?
That mowed down all before it, with a
Of consonants and vowels punctiliously
Just at the culmination of Ephraim's re
He took part in a spelling-school in an
Full soon the solo survivors of that
Were Ephraim and a school girl, his sole
With equal ardor, 'twixt those two, raged
the uncertain fight;.
Where victory might perch at last was
With equal nerve they came to time and
and accurately placed
The insidious silent letter and the
? - diphthong JanuB-faced.
In vain the weird and mystic spells upon
that girl were cast,
The cabalistic letters dropped from her
lips so fast.
Vain likewise for a long time was tho
effort to suppress
Ephe's * 'airy tongue that syllabled" tough
wordB with auch success.
The:: audience was' excited. "Stick to
him, Sis!" some cried,
And "Go it, Ephe!" his partisans defi?
But Ephraim was tho hero of a hundred
u spelling schools,
And, on the whole, his. prestige made
him favorite in the pools.
In fact, though, they were laying for
Ephraim. He got
The word at last that dropped nim as if
he had been shot;'
The word that choked the Welshman
When mortar from a trowel
Confused his tongue at Babel. A word
. without a vowel.
An ashen hue crept o'er his face when
Ephraim heard her spell:
"Spell-bound upon a ragged edge of con?
sonantal" gasped Ephe.
They buried him with his spelling book
and a feeling of relief.
The sentinel who did not sleep on his
watch had left it at the pawnbroker's.
sale only at HELWlf SH'B Drug Store.
Money to z If?ais 5,
On Marketable (tollate rals.
Lg?q) ,. '
EXCHANGE on New York. Baltimore,
Philadelphia, Boston, and all promi?
nent cities of'the United States and Eu?
rope bought and sold.
DEPOSITS received and interest-bear?
ing CERTIFICATES issued.,, ?.<
. STOCKS, BONDS, GOLD and SILVER
bought and sold.
ACCOUNTS of merohants and others
from the efty and country solioited, and
LIBERAL LINES OP DISCOUNTS
granted by the CENTRAL NATIONAL
BANK, corner of Plain and Richardson
streets. JOBttfl/'tBEOTON, Pres't
J. H. SawtbBj Cashier, Mar 24
If you Want a Thorough Newspaper,
Daily and Tri-Weokly! or
THE WEEKLY CLEANER
Issued every Wednesday,
The Pmn.<ix is the oldest Daily
Paper in the Sti.te of South Carolina
and has been regularly issued since
March, 18G5. Tho Weekly Gi.eaneh
has also entered upon the eleventh
year of its pub'ieation.
The Very Latest Intelligence,
By Telegraph and Mails, from all
parts of the world;
FULL MARKET REPORTS;
Besides well selected Miscellaneous
and Reading Matteu, of interest to everybody, will he found in these
publications. Tho Daily contains from 12 to 11 columns of reading
matter; Tri-Weekly 24, and the Weekly 4t*.. The EDITORIALS are
carefully prepared, by competent writers; while special attention is
given to tho LOCAL DEPARTMENT. No better or more satisfactory
investment can be made, than a subscription tw one or the other of
these publications. They arc Conservative in politics, and devoted to
the best interests of the State The following are the terms for six
months, (postage extra:") Daily Pikknix. $i; Tri-Wcekly, 21; Weekly
Gleaner, H. These papers were tho hrat iHaaed in Columbia after its
partial destruction: thoy CIRCULATE MOPE EXTENSIVELY in the
middle opfl upper Counties of the State than anv other paper, and are
EXCELLENT MEDIUMS FOR ADVERTISING. The rates are low.
Tags, Cards of
Receipts, Labels, Railroad Blanks, Legri! Blnfi
style-?Wedding, Visiting, Business or Show?in
fact, any nnu ovevythi in
the wftv of Plain or FaJiev H"**
BOOK and JO i* V.; IS Y LNG
? ?f all grades. (vt'i.,jr ii.tu " *^a'?s""
? a distance will receive immediate atten?
tion aud work promptly forwarded/
' Proprietor PheBnix and Gleaner'fe^am
f Printing Establishment, ICO Ri'cjiard
son St., Columbia.
IN EXCHANGE V? W FOR COTTON.
Tat Celebrated Fertilizers for Cotton, Com, "Wheat aad Tohacoo.
REDUCED PRICKS! LIBERAL TERMS'
Wilcox, GiDbes & Co.'s Manipulated Guano,
Prepared at Savannah, Go., anil Charleston, S. C. and
Imported in hulk direct from Phoenix Islands, South Pacific Ocean.
_J are offering the above celebrated FFJtTIUZERS, this season, at considera
'V bly redttced prices, and give purchasers the option of paying in cotton on the
basis of 17 cents for middling, delivered at planters' nearest depot, by November 1,
1875, the cotton to be packed in good merchantable bales. By this arrangement the
planter has u guarantee af realizing n good price for his cotton to pay for fertilizers.
These GUANOS are too well known to require comment. Those who have used
them know how to appreciate their value; those who have not, as yet, will find, on
fair trial, that their liberal um- will pay on present crops, besides being of future
benefit to their lands. For further information, call on the undersigned for circu?
lars, containing uiinlj>w, opinions of pbmterK, Ac
Jan 21 lino SEIBELS .V EZELL, Agents, Columbia, S. C.
It. BRADLEY, Proprietor,
THIS long and favorably known
House, pleasuntly situated on Johnson
Square, having been recently repaired
and repainted, and having all of its
departments filled with competent,
polite and attentive employees, offers
to the traveling public comforts un?
surpassed by any house in Sottthern
States. Feb 11 Duio
Manufactured by H0LME3, CALDER & CO., Proprietors.
Olfice 20:1 Ea>t Bay strei t. Factory corner Cumberland and Philadelphia streets,
Cliarlostom, ?- O.
IMPOItTERS nnd dealers in Lubricating and Paint OILS. WINDOW GLASS and
PAINTERS' MATERIAL. Agents for AvcrilPs Chemical Paint, Prince's Metalic
Puint, Rubber and Leather Bolting. ? Feb 25 JCmo
EOSE S HOTEL, COLUMBIA.. S. C.
WM. E. ROSE, Proprietor.
FIRST CLASS HOTEL.
. -_ Fare$21 a day, including
"""^Omnibus ride. Situated
mar the Capitol and in
r centre of business part of |
the city. My Omnibus
' will convoy pu-ssengers to
t and from every train. The I
Ladies' Apartments tire |
complete; entrance on Ar
j> seinblv street. I'.ILLI
a ARD and BATH ROOMS |
1 are all new ;Jid in good
* order. Ap 5
Great Southern Freight and Passenger Line!
CHARLBSTOlSr, S. O.,
To AND FROM
BAMMME. PHILADELPHIA, SEW YOBK. BifcTdX,
Tbc New England Manufacturing Cities.
THREE times week from New York?Tuesday, Thursday
und Saturday. >:if Elegant ^
Stute Room Accommodations, ^pji
Sou Voynce ten to twelve HonrsSSsE?1]
> \ T/S' 7\- \. ?ovage t.n tu twelve Hours
^L'^^lii^lU^^ Shorter, -via (Charleston." Total
??^^?5w5?S*?^-^ capacity 10.0i?J bales monthly.
The South Carolina Railroad Company,
And connecting Roads West, in alliance with the fleet of thirteen tir>;t class Steam?
ships to the above ports, invite attention to the quick time and regular despatch
afforded to the business public in the Cotton States at the PORT of CHARLESTON,
offering facilities of rail and sea transportation for Freight und Passengers not ex?
celled in excellence and capacity at any other port. The following splendid Ocean
Steamers arc regularly on the line:
TO XEW VOliK.
CHARLESTON.Jam. s Berry, Commander.
JAMES AI H? ER.T. .1. Lockwood, Commander.
CHAMPION.lt. W. Lockwood, Commander.
MANHATTAN.M. S. Woodhnll. Commander.
.?AMES AI?;MR ? CO., Agent?. Charleston, S. C.
GEORGIA .S. CrowC.l, Commander.
SOUTH CAROLINA.T. J. Beckett, Commander.
V.'M. A. COURTENAY,
WAGNER, HUGERA CO., A_ Charleston, S. C.
Sailing L>..y? W< .in- sd.iy- and Saturdays.
Ir. :\ Steamships ASHLAND.Mex. Hunter. Command, r.
EQUATOR .C. Hineklev. Commander.
Sailing Day Frida v. WM. A. COURTENAY, Agont,*Charkston, S. C.
FALCON . .Hainic (Commander.
SKA GULL. Dvtton. Commander.
Sailing Day ev< ry lit:!: Day. I'Al'LC THEN HOLM, Agent, Charleston, S. C.
Steamshi] s MERCEDITA and FLAG. Sail every Saturday.
JAMES ADGER & CO.. Ay nts, Charleston, S. C.
Kates gnav.inte. d as low r.s those of < oinp< ting lines. Marine Insurance one-half
of .?ne per cent.
Through Bills of Lading and Through Ticket?
Can be procured atu'l the prineiyal Railroad Offices in Georgia, Alabama, Tennes?
see and Mississippi. State Rooms may be secured in advance, without extra charge,
by addressing the Agents of the Steamships in Charleston, at whose offices, in all
cases, the Railroad Tick'&ts should be exchanged and Berths nssignedi Through
Tickets by this route include Transfers, Meals and Stole Rooms while on ship-board.
THE SOUTH CAROLINA RAILROAD, GEORGIA RAILROAD
And their connecting lines, have largely increased their facilities for the rapid
movement of Freight und Passengers between the Northern cities and the South
and West. First Class Eating Saloon at Branchville. On the Georgia and South
Carolina Raibro^ds, first class Sleeping Cars. Freight promptly transferred from
I the steamers to day and night trains of the South Carolina Railroad. Close oonnec
I tion made with other roads, delivering Freights nt distant points with promptness,
j The managers will vise every exertion to satisfy their patrons that the line via
' Charleston cannot be surpassed in despatch und the safe delivery of goods. For
further information, apply to 1*. J. Garrrofr, Western Agent, Atlanta, Ga.; B. X).
Hasbix, General Agent. P. O. Box 4,97i>; Offict :H7 Broadway, N. Y. ; S. B. Pickeks,
General Pansgngor and Tiuket Agont, South Carolina Railroad; or J. M. Stumm,
Superintendent Groat Southern Freight and Passenger Line, Charleston, 8. C. X
HEBER D. HEIOTTSH, M. D..
Physician and Surgeon,
EESIDENCE CORNER BLANDING
AND MARION STREETS, offers his
professional services to the citizens of
Columbia and vicinity. Calls left at the
Drug Store of E H. HEDNIT8H will re?
ceive prompt attention. April 1
A GAS LIGHT at much less expense.
#TL These LAMPS arc in different
styles and well adapted for Stores, Of?
fices, Entries and Rooms. Each Lamp
Ik of itself a gas manufactory. The oil
is fed through a tube or pipe, at the end
of which the burner converts it into gas,
which burns with a brilliant white flame
nearly equal to best coal gas, and surpass?
ing many gas lights. For salo by
Fob IG M. E. CARR, 57 Bridge strceL
An investment of $5 may cause you to
bo tho fortunate possessor of a con?
venient house, a building lot, a pair of
spanking horses, or a gold watch. The
I real estate distribution is the mode.
S3 CORDELIA MORDECAI, Co
?. himbia, S. C., announces that her
establishment, South-west corner of
Sumier and Lady streets, is prepared to
accommodate BOARDEBS, permanent
and transient, wbero the taste and com?
forts of the most fastidious will be gua?
ranteed. _March 20 fl3 ?
ing my RE?
MOVAL to the
new and ele?
gant store, cor?
ner of Main
ton streets, I
beg to return
my most sin?
cere thanks for
the liberal patronage bestowed on mo
during the past TEN YEARS, and renew
the assurance that my best efforts will bo
used ,to the purpose of supplying tho
public with, the BEST QUALITY of
GOODS, at the LOWEST POSSIBLE
I have adopted, and shall rigidlv ad?
here to, a STRICTLY CASH SYSTEM,
convinced that that policy alone is most
beneficial to the public and myself.
Mar 20_GEO. BYMMERS.
Change of Schedule.
WIL., COL. & AUGUSTA R. R.,
Columbia, S. C, Arum 1, 1875.
fTSS mm. m i HuimnuBn ON and after the
flrft?l?^^^r?3d inst, Day Pas?
senger Train from and to Columbia will
be discontinued. Passengers for points
on Chcraw and Darlington Railroad can
make connections at Florence on Tues?
days, Thursdays and Saturdays, leaving
Columbia on Local Freight at 3.10 A. M.,
arriving at Florence at 12.60 P. M. Re?
turning, leave Florence at 12.50 P. M.;
arrive at Columbia 9.30 P. M. The fol?
lowing Schedule will be operated:
Leave Columbia. 8.15 p. m.
Florence.12.50 a. m.
Arrive Wilmington. 7.10 a. nv.
Leave Wilmington. 0.10 p.m.
Florence.11.40 p. m.
Arrive Columbia..'. 4.00 a. m.
Makes through connections, all rail,
North and South, and water line connec?
tions via Portsmouth. Through tickets
sold and baggage checked to allprincipal
point.**. Pullman sleepers.
JAS. ANDERSON, Gen. Snpt
A. Por-e, Gen. Pass, and Ticket Agent.
Charlotte, Columbia & Augusta R. R.
Columbia, S. C, April 1, 1875.
rpHE following Passenger Schedule is
JL now operated:
uoixo north. Train No. 2. Train No. 4.
Leave Augusta.9.30 a. m. 4.15 p. m.
Granitoville.. ..10.20a. m. 5.11 p. m.
Col'bia Juncf n...2.13p. rh. 9.05 p. m. ,
Arrive Charlotte.9.00 p.m.
Na. 2 Train makes close connection,
via Charlotte and Richmond, to all points ,
North, arriving at New York 6.05 A. M.
No. 4 Train makes close connection, via
Wilmington and Richmond, to all points
J North, arriving at New York 5.15 P.M.
ooino south. Train No. 1. Train No. 3.
Leave Charlotte ... .8.50 a. m.
Chester.11.02 a. m.
Winnsboro_12.38 p. m.
Arrive Columbia... .2.42 p. m. , ? ?
Leave Columbia_2.52 p. m. 3.40 b.rn.
Col'biaJunct'n..3.17p. m. 4.in a. in.
Graniteville_7.15 p. m. 7.48 o. m.
Arrive Augusta.8.05 p. m. 8.45 a. m. ]
South bound Tmins connect at Au?
gusta for all points South and West
Through tickets sold and baggage
cheeked to principal points.
JA8. ANDERSON, General Sup.
. Por-e, Gen. Pass'r and Ticket Agt.
Greenville and Columbia Railroad.
Columbia, 8. C, April 1, 1875.
PASSENGER TRAINS will be ran
daily, (Sundays excepted,! by tho
vp train, no. 1.
Leave Columbia.7.00 a. m.
Alston.8.45 o. m.
Newberry.10.03 a. m.
Cokesbury.1.37 p. ni.
Belton.3.20 p. m.
Arrive Greenville.4.55 p. m.
down train, no. 4.
Leave Greenville.0.00 a. m.
Belton.7.55 a. m.
("okesbury.9.35 a. in.
Newberrv.12.58 p. m.
Alston.2.35 p. m.
Arrive Columbia.4.10 p. m.
Passengers by Night Train on South
Carolina Railroad connect with No. 3.
PasRengers by No/ 4 connect with Day
Train on South Carolina Railroad for
Charleston, Augusta, Ac., and with Train
on Wilmington, Columbia and Augusta
Anderson Branch und Ji'.ue JUdqe.
Leave Walhalla.4.1 A a. m.
Seneca City.4.45 a. m.
Perryville.5.00 a. m.
Pendleton.5.60 a. in.
Anderson..6.50 a. in.
Arrive Belton.7.35 a. m.
j Leave Belton.3.30 p. xn.
Anderson.4.20 p. m.
Perryville.0.05 p. m.
Seneca City._,6,10 p. m.
Arrive Walhalla.6,4,5 p. 'm.
ALbtvMe Jlraiich-Train.*. i ,
Leave Abbeville; i....'. .\.';-8.00 a. mi
.LWthl V .? v- i 1UL. y,vv M.
Arrive Cokcsbuty.'...........9.10 a. m";
Leave Cokesbury.1.40 p, m."
?rrive Abbeville,' .-.......2.35 p. m.
jABgsNoitTON, Oeh. Ticket Agehfo ,
South Caro?sa Railroad Cerapany,
CoLTmtdi, 8. C, ApHl 1, 1875.
BAT i'akhknokr. train.
Leave Columbia at;*...!.'._4.30 p. m.
j Arrive at Charleston at..11.45 p. m.
Leave Charleston at.. 6.45 a. m.
Arrive at Columbia at. 2.15 p. m.
NIGHT BXriSSS accommodation train.
Leave Columbia.'. 7.00 p.m.
Arrivq.. 6.30 a. ra,
i Leave Charlest?n. 7.10 p. m.
Arrive.v......?.... 6.35 a. m.
Camden Train will connect at King
villo with Up Passenger Train for Co?
lumbia, Monday, Wednesday end Friday;
and with Down Passenger Train from
Colombia, Tuesday, Thursday and Sa?
8. S. SOLOMONS, Gen, Snpt
S. B. PicsTXB, General Ticket Agent
Finest groceries at Hardy Solomon's.