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Thursday Horning, Hay 13, 1875.
The Louisiana Afijustmant?Tho Pros?
perity of the Country Dependent ..^n
Justice to the South.
The New York Times, of Monday, pub?
lishes n very Interesting letter from Hon.
Wm. A. Wheeler, ono of the Republicans
from the St Lawrenco Congressional
District of Now York, and member of
the Committee of Congress which con?
ducted the compromise of affairs in
Louisiana to . a, successful issue. Mr.
Wheoler writes in the spirit of a patriot
and gentleman. He claims that the
committee secured simple justioo, no
more, to the people of Louisiana, but
that, he says,' "was a great achievement,
under the circumstances which surround '
the party (Republican) in that State."
In answer to the allegation that ono of
the provisions .of tho adjustment has
already been violated by the Democrats,
he pr es on to the facts of the situation as
the committee found it, and tho sub
Htanoe of their proceedings, to disprove
it effeotuoUy. Their action and the sub?
sequent tiction of the Legislature con?
cerned particularly three parties; first,
those who claimed that they had been
elected- as members of the House, but
that their certificates of election had
been withheld by the Returning Board;
second, two Senators in like position;
third, Democrats who were declared
olected by the Returning Board, in rela?
tion to whose seats there was no contro?
versy, and who left tho House with
Wilts on the 4th January last, and did
not seek to return until tho late extra
session. Tho first two classes submitted
their chums to the arbitrament of the
committee, and agreed upon being ac?
corded their rights as members to sup?
port the joint resolution recognizing the
Stato Government Tho third class
agreed to resume their seats upon condi?
tions, and aid in perfecting the adjust?
ment Tho arbitrators had nothing to
do but to pass upon the claims of the
members and Senators who should sign
the agreement, and their award conld
affect no one else. Its action was merely
advisory. It left to each House to make
final decision as to its members, accord?
ing to the provisions of the State Consti?
tution, which declares it to be the judge
of the qualifications, election and return
of the members. It was very far, as it
should have been, from confirming the
extraordinary-proceeding of the Repub?
licans of the Legislature, taken after the
Democrats left the House on the 4th
January, of. unseating four Democratic
members, .who held the certificates of
the Returning Board and whose names
were on the Bat of members used by the
Republican clerk at the attempted or?
ganization in /January. These four
Democrats were hot parties to the articles
of adjustment; their legislative status
was in no wise changed by their with?
drawal with Wilts. They could not be
deprived of their seats, except by tho
action of. 'the Houso of Representatives,
having the. constitutional quorum pre?
sents ' When- ihey were unseated, as we
have mentioned, there was not such a
quorum present. They had never been
legally deprived, therefore, of their seats,
to which they had been elected and for
which they held certificates. Mr.
Wheeler says emphatically of them, that
being legally entitled to their seats, and
having done nothing to forfeit them,
"their re-instnteihent was an act oi sim?
ple justice, which all understanding the
facts must approve."
Mr. Wheoler does full justice to tho
good faith of the Democrats, vindicating
. them for their action as just and proper,
and taken openly and above-board. He
follows up tho whole statement with an
earnest appeal for patience and juBtico
towards the South, advocating as one of
the most powerful agencies to its reco?
very from the prostration of the war,
and the abuses of a delusive peace, "the
devising of some system to aid in the
education of the masses." The founda?
tion of efforts of this kind, the endeavor
to diminish the friction of discordant
elements,, he significantly and truly says
"must be laid in satisfying the Southern
people that they are to have equal, exact
justice accorded to them."
It is a pleasant thing to encounter in
ourrent - publications, a paper from a
Republican whioh so strongly vindicates
a Southern' community, and which so
unequivocally lays down the broad, long
forgotten and much-abused doctrine of
tho equality of States, and the indispen?
sablen*?! of the spirit cf justice in deal?
ing with them. It is full of promise.
The Northern . people, oi enlightened
minds among 74b?m, who, like Mr.
Wheeler and Judge Kelley, have seen for
themselves how things' are here, and who
anticipate'the doom wh'ich is fast coming
to the illiberal and persecuting measures
nndr policy of their party, who hear the
roar of the flood and sfonh which will
sweep away the ftc^jffs'of ? misrule, the
pitiful heroes of bitterness, narrow sec?
tionalism and flagrant outrago upon the
rights and property' of ' a broad empire of
States, are in a hopeful way of coming to
themselves. They, begin to ,discern tho
wrongs whioh they h?vo. too long per?
mitted to be inflfefed on the South. They
see their parly going to pieces, chiefly
. ? . ; !,"-m iii't i .??>>???
through its excesses, and oblige*, here.
They signal its dangen; they plead for
its rehabilitation and reform. ' Tho New
Yorklbnes^ in.ibi comments upon^'the
South;and tho Eepublican party," sug?
gested by thiB manly I letter of Mr.
Whoelcr, uses language which in as true
as it was until recently rare and strange.
"The' interests of the North and the
South," it says, "are precisely the same
Each is hound up in the success or want
of success of the other. There is no
reason why South Carolina and New
York should not bo us heartily united u.>
New York and Pennsylvania. As a mat?
ter of fact, there is no longer such a
thing in existence as a sectional interest
opposed toonothciscctional intorcst.from
tho Gulf to the Adirondncks. Those who
would make it appear that thoro is, aro
either hopelessly blind or wickedly resi?
les.-!. There are American interests only,
and these are common to the whole
country. Every act, every word on
either side that obscures this great fact, |
is a blunder or a crime." It thinks that
tho immenso progress of the country i
achieved in the last hundred years will
appear insignificant when compared
with what 1h possible by the end of an?
other century. "Why should we post?
pone unnecessarily our ontronco, in
hearty accord, on tljis flattering career?
Wo have almost unlimited resources; we
have the labor, the skill, and, in great
part, the capital required for the imme?
diate future. All wc lack, ho far as the
South is concerned, is political tran?
quillity, and to supply that lack, ns far
as in him lies, is the urgent, unques?
tionable duty of every American citizen."
The South earned the right a hundred
years ago to have its gallant deeds in the
war for independence celebrated upon
their hundredth anniversary, and the
Mecklenburg Centennial, which will
take place at Charlotto, N. C, May 20,
will be tho initial ovent of the kind in
that section. The skeptics in regard to
the genuineness of the Declaration of
Independence, which is alleged to have
taken place there, do not seem to be on
the popular side, and not a doubt will
disturb the minds of tho thousands who
aro gotting ready to lend their presence
and enthusiasm to swell the significance,
of the occasion. The attendance pre?
dicted has been placed as high as 80,000,
and the good people of the town have
been and are Htraining every nerve to
meet tho extraordinary demands that
will ho made upon their hospitality.
Gen. Joseph E. Johnston will be Chief
Marshal, and Hon. John Kcrr, one of the
best speakers in the State, orator of the
day. The Charlotte celebration is to be
i a patriotic affair, at all events, and the
section has many valuable traditions and
interesting souvenirs to give eclat to the
occasion. When tho country at large
'sees the South as well as the North cele?
brating the events of their common
origin, the spectacle ought to establish
the conviction everywhere that their in
torests and purposes arc likewise identi?
A Gueat Ti;rkman Gone.?Late Lon?
don tiles contain handsome notices of
Sir Joseph Hawley, in whose recent
death in London the British turf has
sustained ho sevcro a loss. There has
been no lack of conspicnous patrons of
horse-racing in England of late years,
but among the generation of living
sportsmen who have passed their fiftieth
year, thore is no disposition to deny that
Sir Joseph has written his name as
deeply across the scroll of turf history
us any member of the Jockey Club ever
inscribed upon its lengthy roll. For a
quartor of a century and more his name
has been a household word wherever tho
English turf was talked of. His tri?
umphs on the race-course have never
been surpassed, even if they have ever
been equalled. They comprise four
Derbies, one Oaks, one St. Leger, three
Ascot cups, two Doncaster cups, and one
Goodwood cup, to say nothing of a host
of minor victories. Moreover, the
energy and industry with which the de?
ceased Baronet pursued his favorite sport
are not unworthy of imitath n by his
TlIEMsUKLKNBUftU ClISTENNlAL M?D.U..
The Bist impression nf the medal struck
at the Philadelphia Mint to commemo?
rate the Mecklenburg Declaration of In?
dependence has been received in Wash?
ington. Tn size and value, it is equal to
the half-dollar pieces. Its design and
finish are very creditable. On one side
is a hornet's nest, which is typical of the
announcement by the King's officers
that Mecklenburg was a hornet's nest of
I rebels. On tho same sido is also a liber?
ty cap surrounded by tho rays of tho
rising sun. Beneath are two clasped
hands, which are typical of the united
North and South at the close of tho last
war. On tho rovorso side, within a oir
cle, are the inscriptions: "May 20th,
1775, and May 20th, 1875. Meoklenburg
Declaration of Independence." 2,000 sil?
ver medals have been ordered by the Exo
cutiye Committee of tho Centennial < Vi?
bration, and a largo number of copper
An unpleasant phase of tho American
fever for "moving West," is the fact that
thousands aro now pushing for the Pa?
cific coast without any perceptible in?
ducement beyond vague expectations.
The labor market there is over-stocked
in city and country, but the tide of im?
migration is unprecedently heavy. The
Baltimore American aptly remarks that it
will be well for this country when we no
longor have a West to emigrate to. When
that time comes, the growth of the nation
I will react toward its centre. The popu
i lation of the great Central States and the
Mississippi valley can be doubled, and
yet not reach more than 100,000 to the
square mile. The country will grow in
a different way. Great manufacturing
oities will arise; interior towns and oities
will be built up; coal and iron resources
will bo more fully developed; and there
will not be snoh unequal conditions as
to induce the burning of breadstuffm for
Blackberries have appeared in Charles'
11 Suctjuuno m Kmw Oxlxanh.?Tho re.
Sort niade by the City Council of Now
rleans, the other day, makes the pitia?
ble disclosure of genend and intenso
Buffering in that oity, for the .want of the
common necessaries of life. However
astounding the statement may be, < its
ue.curacy cannot be doubted, and Hie
suggestion by the council that the more
fortunate should divide a part of what
they have with the sufferers, although
addressed only to the people of tho un?
fortunate city, should lind a wider appli?
cation, and meet with a generous response
from all sections of the Union. Many of
her inhabitants ore dependent entirely
upon their daily labor on the levee or in
the work-shop for bread. Under the
pitiless persecution and plundering of
the President's pets, the fountains of
commerce have been dried up, trade of
all kinds has been blighted, and the re?
sources to which the people have been
accustomed to look for food, entirely cut
off. The l-csult is, many arc dying from
absolute starvation, while a greater pro?
portion of tho population than ever be?
fore seek relief from tho misery of their
condition by suicide. This seems to be
true, not only of the lower classes, but of
those who have been gently raised but
whose fortunes have either been swept
away by the wholesale desolation or gra?
dually absorbed by the bandit tax col?
lectors of Kellogg. Such is the effect of
tho system which has been adopted to?
ward the South, truthfully says the Lou?
isville Courier-tTournaJ. And hero we
may properly introduce some striking
passages from the very able speech of
Senator Ransom, of North Carolina, made
before the adjournment of Congress, on
Southern affairs. Speaking of the policy
which has brought so much ruin upon
a once prosperous people, he says:
"Beneath tho withering shadow of its
bavonets the prosperity and freedom of
half a million people have sickened and
fallen to tho earth, and its depressing in?
fluences have extended far beyond the
limits of a State and are felt in every
limb and artery of the republic. The
commerce of a nation lifts its hands
against the wrong; the manufactures of a
country protest against the impolicy; all
the trade of the States condemns the
folly: all the industries of the republic
resist the injustice: all the humanities of
the peoplo rebuke the oppressions that
have depressed, paralyzed, and exhausted
their best resources nnd cast a frightful
cloud upon their hones. Every interest
in the Union sympathizes with the mis?
fortunes of Louisiana. The blow that
struck her down has staggered the ener?
gies of the North and the East. Her
blight and the adversities of her South?
ern sisters have extinguished the fires in
your furnaces, closed the doors of your
mercantile palaces, left your ships to
decay in the docks, stopped the
music of your looms, and have taken
their daily bread from the mouths
of the noble sons of labor who' sup?
port your wealth, prosperity and glory.
"When the Senator from Delaware I
(Mr. Bayard) declared to you a year since
in clear words, that 'justice to the South \
was self-protection to the North,' he
uttered a great truth, one full of wisdom
and full of patriotism. Time has veri?
fied his statesmanship. Justice is the I
safety of the nation. It is the only law
of perpetual life, the only principle of
permanent possession, and whenever or
wherever it is violated, the sooner and
tho more palpable its retributions come,
tho better will it be for the country.
That relation which makes the prosperity
of each section depend upon the pros?
perity of the other sections of the Union,
is the guamntee of its justice and the
indissoluble bond of its integrity: and
every American patriot must rejoice when
he beholds a conspicuous illustration of
the sublime principle. It is the union!
of duty, of interest, of self-preservation
that binds together more firmly than
laws, the union of tho States und the
people. Tne destruction of material
prosperity in the South has been fol?
lowed, as the night follows the day, by
the derangement, depression and dis?
tress of all interests at the Northland
the injury to constitutional liberty com?
mitted on the State of Louisiana may
not as promptly, but will as surely, ex?
tend its dangerous influences over the
free institutions of the country. An
organ, a limb, one of the senses of the
human frame, can no more be cut off or
maimed, without impairing the vital
strength of the whole system than can a
section or State of this Union be mu?
tilated, stricken down or dishonored,
without weakening, corrupting, degrad?
ing the power and character of the whole
In anotlu r portion of the same udmi
| ruble speech, he says: ' How long can
I the North survive the shivery and ruin
of the South? This countrv cannot en?
dure with one-half of its limbs and body
paralyzed and decaying. The genius of
ancient Greoce was taxed to invent the
most cruel and appropriate punishment
for the murderer who had slain his own
brother. Tho unhappy felon was doomed
to have the dead body of his victim
chained to his own living limbs, nnd to
carry the frightful burden wherever he
moved. The penalty was greater than
tho crime. Tho wretched and accursed
fratricide found relief only in death by
contagion from the mortified corpse to
which ho was fastened. And such
would be the fate, tho just fate, of the
Northern States, if they should persist in
the unnatural and unhallowed work of
crushing out the liberties of the South
and extinguishing her yet vital sparks.
Tho yoke that oppresses our necks will
extend its mortal fetters around your
proud steps, and bring down both to a
common grave, if nota common infamy."
The Emperor Pedro II, of Brazil, in
his speech, tho other day, gavo a very
flattering view of affairs in his domi-1
nions. The negotiations with the Ar
Sontino Bepublio, reforred to in the
espatoh, relate to an attempt of that
Government to restrict tho froe naviga?
tion of the La data River and its tribu?
taries by fortifying tho Island of Martin
Garcia, whioh is the key to tho commerce
of that region, and is situated at the
junction of the Uruguay and Parana
Rivers. According to the terms of a
treaty between England, France, the
United States, Brazil and tho Argentine
Ropublio, this island is to remain neu?
tral, and is nevor to bo fortified. Don
Pedro throws tho responsibility of set?
tling tho religious difficulties in Brazil
upon the National Legislature, He has
not the slightest intention of abdicating
I his throne.
? Ihikgm Nukth Carolina Claims
TO de Faun: In.?North Curolinu has just
olaims to be first in ninny other thing?
besides the declaration of independence.
It is Uo recant pretence that tho coast of
what is now North Carolins was the first
portion of the mainland of America ever
discovered, as far as we hnvo anj-trust?
worthy, account. In Williamson's old
history of thoHtote, the claim is squarely
put forward, and is well supported by
citations from tho records of the voyages
of tho ancient Norsemen. Thick, of
Norway, over 1,000 years ago, has left re?
cord of having sailed Southward and
Westward across the great ocean until he
came to a land whose description, as he
gives it, tallies more with the coast of
North Carolina than with any other part
of America. His story tells of grapes
abounding even to the waves, insomuch
that he called the country Yincland, an
account almost precisely reproduced by
Sir Walter Raleigh's commanders in
their pictures of Wohockon and Eoan
oke Islands, which they discovered on
the -1th of July, 1381. The following year,
on duly 2(1, the first British colony in
America was planted on Roanokc Island,
by Raleigh,and although this colon v after?
ward cither abandoned that island or pe?
rished on it, it existed there long enough
for Roanoke to be the scene of the birth of
Virginia Dare the first child of British
parentage born in America- -on the 18th
of August, 1587. When one considers
that North Carolina thus was in fact the
first British colony, giving birth to the
first British child in America, there
seems to be a peculiar fitness in the fact
that she was first to assert British free?
dom through American independence.
There are other things the State is proud
of. Mount Mitchell, in the Western
portion of the State, is the highest moun?
tain East of the Mississippi. From North
Carolina Raleigh got his first tobacco and
his first potatoes for Ireland although
some, rather too hastily, no doubt, claim
that Sir Francis Drake brought the potato
from another portion of America. But
there is still the long leafed pine - alma
inatcr of tar, pitch, turpentine and other
naval stores: there is the native homo of
the Isabella and Kcnppi rnong, if not also
of the Catawbn; and last, but not least,
there Andy Johnson drew bis natal
United St.\tj-> Cnuivr.- In the Dis?
trict Court in Charleston, on the 11th,
Judge Bryan presiding, the ease of the
United States vs. James Maloney and
James W. Hayward, indicted for con?
spiracy to impersonate United States
revenue officers, which was partly beard
on Monday, was resumed, and after ar?
gument by Mr. Earle for the Government
and Mr. Tharin for the defendants, the
jury brought in a verdict of guilty. The
same parties were then arraigned on the
charge of falsely personating a revenue
officer. Alter considerable delay in or?
ganizing a jury, the case, was entered
upon, and evidence heard up to the
hour of adjournment.
In the United States Circuit Court,
Chief Justice Waite and Judge Bond pre?
siding, the cases of W. J. DeTrevillo vs.
Robert Small was resumed. After the
examination of two witnesses the case
was continued, in order to allow the
Sdaintiffs time to file exceptions. J. O.
Jnthews vs. W. B. (iulick, Thom.as C.
Dunn, W. H. Wise and others, cntno up
for hearing. The pleadings were read
and arguments were heard from Messrs.
D. T. ('orbin and A. G. Magrath for the
plaintiffs. Charles Parsons, Jr., vs.
Greenville and Columbia Railroad Com?
pany, a complaint for money demand,
came up. Trial by jury was waived.
Arguments were made by Henry E.
Young for the plaintiff, and Judge A. G.
Mogn?h]for the defendants. All the
above, cases were continued for further
hearing next day.
Er parte Alexander Mattison, petition
for writ of habeas corpus ami order for
producing the petitioner. On hearing
the petition and on motion of 1). T. Cor
bin, Esq., ordered that the marshal do
produce the body of the petitioner be?
fore this court on Thursday, the RJth
inst., at It) o'clock, and that a copy of
this order be served upon the Solicitor
of the Eighth Circuit.
In the case of the United States vs.
John Fr?ser A Co. and others, Mr.
Samuel Lord, Jr., special referee, filed
his report, and an order was mnde con?
tinuing the same.
Death of Coi.. John B. Mom;:;. It
our sad duty to record the death of an?
other of the prominent and useful citi?
zens of Sunder. On Monday last, the
remains of Col. John D. Moore were con?
signed to the bosom of tin ir mother
dust, after impressive obsequies at the
Church <>f the Holy Cross, Stateburg.
Col. Moore was one of our large-hearted,
public-spirited, educated and enterpris?
ing citizens, and one of the largest
planters of our County. Quailing not
before the great difficulties and changes
experienced by the results of the war,
i he was one of those who, with unabated
energy, grappled with these, and by ad?
dressing himself practically to the situa?
tion, worked out from it a large measure
of success. The death of Col. Moore in?
volves a heavy loss to the County, and
must be severely felt in the onward
movement of developing the agricultural
enterprise and resources of the State, in
which he was a leading spirit.
The political aspect of the coming
State of Colorado seems to bo as follows:
Political parties arc rather evenly di?
vided, and personal popularity will go a
great way in the election of State officers.
The Northern portion of Colorado is set?
tled from the Northern and Eastern States,
and is Republican. Tho middle portion
is to a great extent Democratic, and the
Southern portion is almost entirely Demo?
cratic, having boon settled largely by
people from the Gulf States. Tho elec?
tion for members of the Constitutional
Convention will tako place in the fall.
The convention will be hold in January,
and the vote on ratification of the Con?
stitution will be hold in July, 1870.
Colorado is to bo called "the Centennial
The Rev. Mr. Glendenning preached
again in Jersey City, on Sunday, and it
is evident that ho has a strong support
in his rebellion against the Presbytery.
Thero is no man who perseveres in this
oountry who is without a party, and even
the hard fnto of poor Mary Pomoroy doet
not make the Rev. Mr. Glendenning an
^-Crrr ? Mavms. -*-If-^ywB--mre- oshed to
lend your PHrzKrx, suggest to the would
he borrower that he had better subscribe.
The colored firemen pic-hicked at the
brewery, yesterday, j n
Vested interest---money In the waist?
Perry A SlawMinare selling odd brands
cheaper than we have ever seen eigars
Tho Charleston colored firemen de?
parted homeward, last night. They
were highly delighted with their trip.
A saloon-keeper in this city, reading
that geraniums will keep oft" snakes, is
decorating his bar with them.
Vegetables of nearly every kind arc
abundant in this market, at low prices.
Poultry rather scarce and high.
The roof of the State Capitol is being
recovered with cypress shingles, and the
damage caused by the storm will soon bo
You can get all styles of job printing,
from a visiting card to a four-sheet post-]
?r, at the Phtnix office. Prices satisfac?
We must drop a thousand or two on
that ship Henrietta, built at Bucksville,
C. It should have been 2,170 tons?
jitst a cypher ton much.
Now is the time to hunt a convenient
dark corner to carefully stow away stoves
and stove-pipes till fall, when they will
be again needed and no easily found?
The City Council met last night, to
jonsider the police-diamond matter; but
adjourned until thi.-, afternoon, on ac?
count of the absence of important wit?
As the "land distribution" scheme has
been indefinitely postponed, agents
throughout the country are requested to
refund whatever subscriptions have been
made, and m ike returns to the manager.
Gen. Stephen D. Lee, of this State,
Superintendent of Agencies for the Ala?
bama Gold Life Insurance Company, is
in Columbia, arranging for the establish?
ment of agencies in this State.
Governor Chamberlain has been in?
vited by the students of Erskine College,
Abbeville, to deliver the annual address
before the literary societies of that col?
lege, at the commencement, July 7, but
has been compelled to decline, owing t*
a previous engagement at Yule. It is
understood the Governor will be pre?
sent, by invitation, at the Charlotte Cen?
tennial, on the "20th.
As will be seen in our report, the
I grand jury returned several true bills
yesterday. The Solicitor is warming
to his work and busy framing indict?
ments. The present term is likely to be
distinguished for its trials. The grand
jury will probably have un unusual
amount of work on its hands. It is com?
posed of the following gentlemen:
Joseph Hcndrix, John W. Mead, John
L. Neagle, W. H. LyBrand, D. J. Hen
I drix, Wade H. Manning, Edward H.
Thompson, John Thomas, James S.
j Ham field, Joseph Taylor, L. F. Hopson,
Wm. Walters, A. D. Cumpsty, Alfred
jCovingtou, John C. Boyle, Rowland
? Keenan, Isaac Black, Richard Clark.
Dkath of a Vocno Cojtvedebate.?A
death of Walter Beaumont Clark son, Esq.
At the early nge of sixteen, he volun?
teered in the Hampton Legion, and
served gallantly during the entire war,
and it was from disease then contracted
that his death was caused. He leaves a
widow, an aged father and mother and
many friends and relatives to lament his
Coit.t or Gkskuat. Sessions. The
Court met at 10 A. M., yesterday.
The grand jury returned the following
true bills: The State against James Wil?
liams, indicted for grand larceny, and
the Statt- ngainst James Bailey, indicted
for grand larceny.
The case of the State against John
Bryant, indicted for murder, was tried.
Messrs. Wilkcs and Elliott appearing for
the defendant. The ease was given to
j the jury, whereupon the Court ad
-. ? .
Si it.kmk Cocbt, Columbia, S. C, May
12.?The Court met at 11 o'clock. Pre?
sent His Honor Chief Justice Moses and
Associate Justices W right and Willard.
John Winsmith vs. Joseph Stalker, re?
spondent. Petition for rehearing Held
j for decision.
On motion of W. J. Whipper, Esq.,
I the case of Robert Smalls, respondent,
I vs. F. E. Wilder, appellant, was restored
to the docket.
Wm. D. Gillsow, appellant, v.?. tho
Savannah and Charleston Railroad Com?
pany, respondent. Continued.
Jue, parle George Johnston and John
IL Harrington, petitions for admission
to practice as attorneys. Ordered for
admission, on motion of Y. J. Pope, Esq.
Rudolphus Reed, respondent, vs.
Charlotte. Columbia and Augusta Rail?
road, appellant. On motion of Mr.
Rion, ordered to be restored to the
docket on condition.
Michael Wests tt ml., respondents, vs.
La timer W. Long cl at., appellants; on
Frances A. Calraes, appellant, vs.
Langd on C. McCracken, et ai., respond?
ents, and the South Carolina Manufac?
turing Company, appellant, vs. J. Perry
Price, respondent, were argued.
The Court adjourned until 11 o'clock,
List of New Advebtisemkxth. ?
W. A. Clark?Strayed.. <?
Meeting Phoenix Hook and Ladder Co.
Meeting Riehland. LodgA.'?) '.
Indian Girl Cigar Store.
llottl?i. S. Hair, J*,<? MoGowan, 8. O.; \
J. W. O'Brien, Churl en ton; G. White and ,
wife, Mass.; J. D. Harvey, wife and two I
children, Texas. " U "?
MtnsiotC House-J* . B?rden, Wilming?
ton; W. E^Pritohardj Ohio; Be v. T. B.
Shcppard,.A. B. Rogers, W. Va.; H. W.
Bice, Lexington; J. W. Ferguson, city;
E. McC. Ciurkson, Gadsden; I. Jones,
Bock Hill- .T. T. Groves, Williauiston; H.
D. Hiuniter, Bichhind.
J/emlrlx House?P. 11. Zoller, H. Zoller,
C.a. ;S. Lyorifonen, Sherman; Dr. Bowen,
Korsfjuw; H. Edmonds, Ridgeway; J.
W. Wilks, Chester; E. Tnte. Greensboro;
H. A. Gibson, Alston; T. F. Wesson, N.
Y.; F. C. Foivrd, N. C.
Consignees.?Per South Carolina Rail?
road, May 12, 1875.?S. Sheridan, W. C.
Chapman, G. Symmcrs, J. Agnew A Son,
A. Constantino, Cooper A Taylor, 8. H.
Brazeole, J. C. Dial, G. V. Alwarden,
Government, C. D. Eberhardt, F. B.
Orchard A Co., W. P. Hix, H. Muller, W.
Steglitz. Bowen A LaFar. A. Palmer.
Pnooax, Mrs. C. E. Reed, W. B. B., W.
J. Duffio. W. D. Love & Co., C. Brook
banks A Co., W. Bobinson, Kingaland &
H., C. O. Brown A Bro., J. Witcofskey,
R. D. Senn A Son1Singer_lbmnfactjaring
Company, M. ri. Berry, Fagan A Bros.,
E. H. Heinitsh, W. B. Burke, J. D.
Bateman, O'Keale A Son, B. F.
Griffin, J. A. I lend rix A Bro., J. Alexan?
der, H. Solomon, P. Cantwell.
False Theories Ovebthbowh.?Wo
live under a new medical dispensation,
very different from that under which so
many of. our forefathers died. The sick
are no longer bled till they faint, nor
gorged with mercury, nor prostrated
with violent cathartics, nor blistered on
their shaven hcadH. Ever since the in?
troduction of Hostettcr's Stomach Bit?
ters, twenty years ago, renovation and
restoration, not depletion and prostra?
tion, have been the watch-words of tho
judicious portion of the profession. The
remarkable success of this famons vege?
table preventive, invigoront and correc?
tive has worked a complete revolution in
the general treatment of disease. At
first, the dogmatic members of the faculty
would not believe in it. "What!" they
exclaimed, "cure liver complaint with?
out mercury, chronic rheumatism with?
out Colchicum, fever and ague without
quinine! Impossible!" But the most
obstinate incredulity must yield in tho
end to practical demonstration. From
that time to the present, dyspepsia,
biliousness, intermittent fevers, muscu?
lar diseases, nervous complaints and
constipation have vanished under the
operation of the great specific, in at least
ninety per cent, of tho coses in which it
has been used as a remedy for those ail?
ments; while as a preventive of all mala?
dies generated by change of climate,
sudden revulsions of temperature, epi?
demic poison in the atmosphere, and un?
wholesome water, its beneficial effects
have been so obvious and uniform as to
secure the most perfect confidence in its
properties as an antidote, safeguard and
cure. _ _ M7 f3tl
ExTBAORDINABT FbEAK. Of NaTUBK.?On
Wednesday night last, a circumstance
occurred at one of the passes of the
Mississippi River, which illustrates the
uncertain condition of those outlets. It
was at Pass a l'Outre, and near the chan?
nel. During that night, an island, com?
prising an urea of about eight acres,
rose up out of the deep, and now lies
fully eight feet high above the surround?
ing water. The provious day, where
now the island is, was an unbroken sur?
face of water, without a sign of the event
which transpired during the night. The
lution as to the cause, which produced
this truly remarkable result, and yester?
day a number of gentlemen went down
to tke Posh, on the revenue cutter John
A. Dix, to see the island. The sudden
appearance of what are known as mud
lumps in the passes of the river, is no
unusual occurrence, but we have no re?
collection of any on so large a scale as
this one. ? Xeio Orleans limes.
The whole, trouble about the British
Consul at Port-au-Pais, Hayti, several
days ago, grew out of tho faot that he
landed at that point at 11 o'clock at
night, without a lantern, which, being an
infringement of the city ordinances, led
to his arrest. There ?was no insult in?
tended by tho British official. He will
.take care to buy a lantern before he
lands at Port-au-Pais again. Com?
mander Lyons has given up the idea of
shelling "the town. Everything has
been satisfactorily explained on both
sides. People who laud at Port-au-Pais
during the night must provide them?
selves with lanterns.
Crockett, Texas, telegram, May 4, in
Galvoston Xews: Saturday night tho pur?
suers of Dave Land, tho murderer of
Cruig, came up with him while asleep at
a friend's house. He was taken and
hound across his horse, feet and neck
being tied together, both extremities
downward, carried about ten miles from
the place where captured, asked his
choice: 4 'Jail or diel He chose the lat?
ter and got a handsome send-off. He .
was left in the woods, completely riddled
with buck-shot. He was to hovepreaohed
a sermon on Sunday. He remarked that
if he had been awake he would have
made two more bite the dusk ' ?
A party from Spartanburg went to
Edneyvilfe, N. C, in search of some par?
ties supposed to have robbed a store in
tho former town. They came up with
their game, but met with desperate re?
sistance, one of them getting his head
opened with an axe. One of the robbers,
in freeing himself, shot a bullet hole in
his leg, and was afterwards shot in the
body. One of the pursued party, Bufus
Lewis, was brought back safely.
Tho SciUy Islands consist of about 140
islets and rocks, the principal of tho.
former being St Mary's, Tresco, St Max
tin's, Brechnr, St Agnes and Samson.
They riso abruptly from the deep sea,
thirty miles Weatjsouth-west of Land's
End, and form a compact group thirty
miles in circumference.. There are several
dangerous ledges, and,many shipwrecks
have occurred upon them. ?
The Philadelphia Press, a very moral
and religions journal, suggests to its
readers that the judicious infanticide,
say of about fifty per cent of all the
babies bom in the country, would be a
good thing, and would praduoe a nation
of men and women physically strong.
We suppose the Press means to com
' menoe the work in Philadelphia.