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Evory Wednesday Morning, '
BY JULIAN A. SELBY,
Editor and Proprietor,
Office No. 160 North Richardson St.
j^Tp.o Phojnix, is the oldest Daily
Pan or' in South Carolina, has the largest
circulation in the upper portion of the
State, and has been regularly issued
since its inception?March 21, 1865.
. SUBBCniPTION. ' *
Daily, ' b!x montha, My Tri-Weekly,
2.50; Weekly, 1.60.
Inserted in Daily at $1 a square of nine
lines for lire t, and 50 cents eaoh subse?
quent insertion; if not exceeding fivo
knoa in length, 75 cents. Long adver?
tisements by the vreok, month or year, at
leas rates. " Marriages, Funeral 'invita?
tions Ac, $1.
/yEKBook and Job Printing of every
description faithfully attendod to.
Julius Poppe, Anderson.
J. A. Grigsby, Bidgway.
H. W. Lawson, Abbeville.
John B. O'Neill, Newberry. .
The other day, a young lady in
the Navy Yard was terribly; shock?
ed by her own foolish mistake.
Being sent for some flour to Harry
Comb*?* store in a hurrv. she took
what she supposed to be a clean
pillow-slip from the bureau-drawer.
When she bounced into the store,
smiling like a basket of chips, she
handed the thing to Harry to fill
with flour. He didn't notice what
"they" were till a scoop of flour
had gone, through them. "When he
raised them up and exposed the
two outlets at the bottom, nicely
fringed, etc., the young lady ran
down toward the tunnel, without
saying a word, and poor Harry,
covered with flour, laid the gar?
ment in the money-drawer, to
await her return. At a late hour
last evening nobody had called for
the flouiv ^and Harry engaged a
seamtress to sew up tho bottoms |
and make a salt-sack out of 'cm.
Bald-headed men are only living |
a little in advance of their time.
According to Darwin, we are in?
debted to our frisky ancestor, the
ape, for pur hair, and men with'
beards and prolific scalps have no
reason to feel that they are parti?
cularly superior to their less lovely
fellow-men. It may be extinction
to the barber business, and a blow
to human vanity, but the coming
man is to be bald-headed.
An Irishman with a heavy bun?
dle on his shoulders riding on the
front of a horse-car, was asked why
lie did not set his bundle on the
platform. He replied: "Bo jabbers,
the horse hove enough to drag me.
I'll carry the bundle.
A printer out West, whose office
is two miles from any other build?
ing, and who hangs Iiis sign on the
limb of a tree, advertises for a boy.
He says, "a boy from the countoy j
,A newspaper biographer, trying
to say his subject "was hardly able
to bear the demise of his wife,"
was made by the inexorable printer
to say, "wear the chemise of his
A Green Bay mother won't leave j
the room when Sarah's beau calls,
and Sarah's beau makes a remark
or two about navigation, slides
along to his hat, says it's nice wea?
ther and creeps out.
A pious man who can drive a
balky horse ten miles, without be?
ing set back ten years in his re?
ligion, is ripe enough for a better |
A man in Lancaster, N. H., has
a trout in his cistern that is so
tame that it wilt eat from a per?
The more a man's purse weighs,
the more persuasive is his- elo?
Long-haired men are no longer
trustworthy?so says.Brooklyn. -.
The contented man is never poor,
the discontented never rich.
NOTICE h? hereby given that Sarah L.
Wright, administratrix of. tho estate
of Wm^X Wright, deoasod, has Applied
to Hon. B. L Boone, .Judge of Probate,
in ptwI vfrvfiha Qr\nntjv of KiflVISAd, for C
final disoharge as such administratrix.
It is ordered, that the 21st day of MAY,
A. D. 1875, be fixed for hearing petition,
and. a finalsetUoment of said estate.
B. L BOONE,
Judge of Probate Biohland Ceunty.
April 23_,t - fiS
NOTICE is hereby given that JOHN
AGNEW, executor of the estate of
Daniel B. Howell, dooeased, has applied
to Hon. B. L Boone, Judgo of Probate,
in and for the County of Bichland, for a
final disoharge as executor. It is ordered
that the 21st day of May, A. I>. 1876, be
fixed for hearing petition, and a final
a B. V BOONE,
Judge of Probate, Biohland County.
April 23 tl2
United Stotel Hails.
WASHTNOTOir, 31st March, i875.
PROPOSALS will bo received, at the
Contract Office of this. Department
until 3 o'clock. P.. M.. of 31st May,' (to he
decided by 10th June,) for carrying tho
mails of the United States from July 1,
1675, to Jane 30, 1870, on the following
routes in the State of South Carolina, and
by the schedule of departures and orri
vals herein specified, viz:
14,110. From Marion O. H., by Ella's
Qrove, Britton's Neck, and back by
Centenary, to Marion C. H., equal to
83 miloB snd back, once a week.
Leave Marion C. H. Friday at 6 P. M.
Arrive at Marion C. H. Saturday by 12 M.
Bond required with bid, $200.
14,143. From Welford,by Beidsville and
Woodruffs, to Barloywood, 25 miles
and back, once a week.
Leave Welford Friday at 8 a. M.
Arrive at Barleywood by 4 P. M
Leave Barleywood Saturday' at 8 A. M.
Arrive at Wolford by 4 P. M.
Bond required with bid, $300.
14,170. From Donnldsville to Duo West,
4 miles and back, six times a week.
Leave Donaldsville daily, except Sunday,
at 3 P. M.
Arrive at Due West by 1 P. M.
Leave Duo West daily, except Sunday,
at 1.30 P. M. * .
Arrive at Dohaldsville by 2.30 P. M.
Bond required with bid, $200.
14,104. From Charleston, by Enterprise,
to Edisto Island, 43 miles and back,
onco a week, bv steamboat.
Leave Charleston Wednesday at 12 M.
Arrive at Edisto Island by 8 P. M.
Leave Edisto Island Thursday nt 12 M.
Arrive at Charleston by 8 P. M.
Bond required with bid, $1,000.
fl4,205. From Green l'ond to Walter
borotigh, 15 miles and back, six
times a week.
Leave Green Pond daily, except Sundav,
at 12 M.
Arrive at Walterborongh by 7 P. M.
Leave Waltorborough dailv, except Sun?
day, at 7 A. M.
Arrive at Green Pond by 11.30 A. M.
Bond required with bid, $700.
14.206. FromNewherry C. H., by Mar?
tin's Depot and Clinton, to Laurens
C. BL, 311 miles and back, three
times a week.
Leave Newberry C. II. Tuesday, Thurs?
day and Saturday at 8 A. M.
Arrive at Laurens C. H. by 0 P. M.
Leave Laurens C. H. Monday, Wednes?
day and Friday at 8 A. M.
Arrive at Newberry C. H. by G P. M.
Bond required with bid, $1,200.
14.207. From Now Market, by Harris
burgh, to Long Cane, 27 miles and
back, once a week.
Leave New Market Saturday at 8 A. M.
Arrive at Long Cano by 5 P. M.
Leave Long Cano Friday at 8 A. M.
Arrive at New Market by 5 P. M.
Bond required with bid, $.100.
14.208. From Yorkville to Charlotte, (N.
C.,) 31 miles and back, once a week.
Leave Yorkville Thursday at 7 A. M.
Arrive at Charlotte by 6 P. M.
Leave Charlotte Friday at 7 P. M.
Arrive at Yorkville by 6 P. M.
Bond required with bid, $400.
For laws relating to the postal service,
forms of proposal, bond and certificate,
and for instructions and conditions to be
embraced in the contract, see advertise?
ment of this date in pamphlet form, and
to be found at the termini of each route,
or by addressing the Second Assistant
Bids should he sent in sealed enve?
lopes, superscribed, "Mail proposals,
State of South Carolina," and addressed
to the Second Assistant Postmaster-Gen?
eral, .Washington, D. C.
April 21 wG Postmaster-General.
Nos. 3 Broad Street and 109 East Bay Street,
CHABLESTON, S. C.
YET. BY vs1ko CHEAPER C.RADES OF FTOCK,
WE CAN PUBN1MI WORK AT
LOWEST LIVING PRICES.
FINE FASHIONABLE STATIONERY,
Piries Paper and Envelopes.
Redding and (gall invitations
OH TSC BEST STOCK ANO PRINTED IN THE
Sept 4._. . fly
*VT"OTICE is hereby given that JOHN
J3t AGNEW, administrator of the estate
of James 8. MoMahon, deceased, hau np
Eliod to Hon. B. I. Boone, Judge of Pro
ate in and for the County of Bichland,
for a final discharge as such administra?
tor. It is ordered that tho 21st day of
May, A. D. 1875, be fixed for hearing of
rwAtlfilrtT, nnA a firjal oofW?jU??jj* q?" ^?j.l
?stateT / "?. L BOONE,
. Judge of Probate, Bichland County.
April 22 t!2
ALL persons holding claims against
the ostato of WM. McGUlNNIS, de?
ceased, -are .hereby warned to hand in
said claims, properly attested, to the un?
dersigned, by tho first day of July next,
else?eywin-he bairred. . . v
ELLEN McGUINNlB, Executrix,
D. McGUlNNIS, Executor.
April 18 m!2
??~m ^HANOft CUAWO gun cerrroyr*?
Tnc C-kbrated Fertilizers for Cotton, corn, Wheat and Tobacco.
REDUCED PRICES! LIBERAL TERMS!
Wilcox. Gibbes& Co.'ft Manipulated Guano,
I'm pored at Savannah, Gtu, and Charleston, 8. C, and
Imported in bulk direct from Phamix Islands, South Pacific Ocean.
WE are offoring the above celebrated FERTILIZERS, this season, at considera?
bly reduced 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 a guaranteo af realizing a good price for his cotton to pay for fertilizers.
These GUANOS aro too well known to require comment. Thoso who have used
them know how to appreciate their value; those who have not, as yet, will lind, on
fair trial, that their liberal use will pay en present crops, besides being of future
benefit to their lands. For further information, call on the undersigned for circu?
lars, containing analysis, opinions of planters, Ac.
Jan 23 4mo SEIBELS & EZELL, Agents. Columbia, S. C.
It. BRADLEY, Proprietor,
THIS long and favorably known
House, pleasantly 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 Southern
States. Fob 13 3mo
HOTEL, COLUMBIA, S. C. WM. E. ROSE, Proprietor.
FIRST CLASS HOTEL.
Fare $2.} a day, including
X Omnibus ride. Situated
near the Capitol and in
centre of business part of
the city. My Omnibus
will convey passengers to
and from every train. Tho
Ladies' Apartments are
complete: entraneeon As?
sembly street. BILLI?
ARD and BATH ROOMS
are all new and in good
order. Ap 0
Manufactured by HOLMES, CALDER & CO., Proprietors.
Office 203 East Bay street. Factory corner Cumberland and Philadelphia streets,
Oliarleston, J9. O.
IMPORTERS and dealers in Lubricating and Taint OILS. WINDOW GLASS and
PAINTERS' MATERIAL. Agents for AveriU's Chemical Paint. Prince's Metulie
Paint, Rubber and Leather Belting.
I Vb 25 Jtimo
Great Southern Freight and Passenger Line!
CHA.PlLESTOISr, S_ O.,
TO AND FROM
BILTIIIHRE. PiliLlllELPBI.1, XEW YORK, Mill,
j AND ALL *
The New England Manufacturing Cities.
THREE times a week from New York--Tuesday, Thursday
and Saturday. aElegant ?^j^-JffWfflfljgfr-..
Stutc Room Aacommodations. ^Sfe^w^^^P^R^g?^
Sea Voyage ten to twelve Hours
Shorter, "viu Charleston." Total
gj* capacity 40,000 bales monthly.
The South Carolina Railroad Company,
And connecting Roads West, in alliance with the fleet of thirteen first class Steam?
ships to the above ports, invito attention to the quick time and regular despaU .
afforded to the business public in the Cotton States at the I'ORT of CHARLESTON,
offering facilities of mil and sea transportation for Freight and Passengers not ex?
celled in excellence and capacity at any other port. Tin following splendid Ocean
Steamers are regularly on the line:
TO XEW )'"/.;.*.
CHARLESTON.Jam.s B*rrv. Commander.
JAMES ADGER.T. J. Lockwood. Commander.
CHAMPION.B. W. Loc.kwood. Commander.
MANHATTAN.M. S. Woodhull. Commander.
JAMES ADGER A CO., Agents. Charleston, S. C.
GEORGIA.S. Crowell, Commander.
SOUTH CAROLINA.T. J. Beckett. Commander.
WM. A. COURTENAY,
WAGNER, HUGER A CO., Agents. Charleston, S. 0.
Sailing Days Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Iron Steamships ASHLAND.Alex. Hunttr, Commander.
EQUATOR .C. Hinckley. Commander.
Sailing Day Friday. WM. A. COURTENAY. Agent, Charleston, S. C.
FALCON.Hainie, i 'nmmander.
SEA GULL.Dutton, Commander.
SuilingDay every Fifth Duy. PAUL C. TRENHOLM, Agent, Charleston, S. C
Steamships MERCEDITA and FLAG. Sail every Saturday.
JAMES ADGER A CO.. Agents, Charleston, S. C.
Rates guaranteed as low as thoec of competing lines. Marine Insurance.one-hull
of one per cent
Through Bill? of Lading and Through Tickets
I Can be procured at all tho princiyal Railroad Offices in Georgin, Alabama, Tennes?
see and Mississippi. State Rooms may bo secured in advonee, without extra charge,
by addressing the Ageats of the Steamships in Charleston, at whose offices, in all
eases, the Railroad TiokeU shouU be oxchanged and Berths assigned. Through
Tiokets by this route include Transfers, Mcaluand State Rooms while on ship-board.
THE SOUTH CAROLINA RAILROAD, GEORGIA RAILROAD
And their connecting lines, have largoiy inoreescd their facilities for the rapid
movement of Freight and Passongers botween the Northern cities and the South
and West. First Class Eating Saloon at Branohville. On the Georgia and South
Carolina Railroads, first class Sleeping Curs. Freight promptly transferred from
the steamers to day and night trains of the South Carolina Railroad. Close connec?
tion mado with other roads, delivering Freights at distant points with promptness.
The managers will use every exertion to satisfy thoir patrons that the line via
Charleston cannot be surpassed in doapu'ich and the safe delivery of goods. For
farther information, apply to T. 5. Gramn, Western Agent, Atlanta, Ga.; B. D.
Habkia, General Agent. P. O. Box 4,979; Offico 317 Broadway, N. Y.; S. B. Pickbms,
General Passgnger and Ticket Agent, South Carolina Railroad; or J. M. Ssuirax,
Superintendent Great Southern Freight and Passenger Line, Charleston, S. C. 1
m^? rrniHMnli fnr W/??/irnj I
Ofi'ioe CLxnK House or Repbebkntattvzs,
Columbia, S. C., May 6, 1875.
QEALED PROPOSALS will be received
tO at this office until 12 o'clock M, July
15, 1875, for furnishing the following
STATIONERY for the uBe of tho House
25 reams' Journal Paper, 18x11}, blue
ruled, red lines lqr niurgin and cutting,
21 lbs. to ream.
150 rcaius Letter Paper, linen finish,
ruled on all sides.
150 reams Note Paper, linen finish,
ruled on all sides.
75 reaniH Legal Cup Paper, extra super?
fine, to weigh 14 lbs. to ream.
75 reams Foolscap Paper, extra super?
fine, to weigh 14 lbs. to roam.
50 reamK Lithographed Letter Paper,
}, Hheets, linen finish.
50 reams Lithographed Note Paper,
150 Papeteries, No. 5, full.
40,000 White Thick Adhesive Enve?
lopes, No. 5, well gummed.
20,000 White Thick Adhesive Enve?
lopes, No. 6, well gummed.
10,000 White Thick Adhesive Enve?
lopes. No. 8. well gummed.
10,000 White Thick Adhesive Enve?
lopes, well gummed.
2,500 White Thick Adhesive Enve?
lopes, No. 10, well gummed.
2,500 White Thick Adhesive Enve?
lopes, No. 12, well gummed.
5,000 White Thick Adhcsirc Litho?
graphed Envelopes, No. 5, well gummed,
5,000 White. Thick Adhesive Litho?
graphed Envelopes, No. (i, well gummed.
5,000 While Thick Adhesivo Litho?
graphed Envelopes, No. 10, well gummed.
2 gross Congress Tio Envelopes, as?
100 reams Manila Paper, flat, smooth,
tough, 27x37, 03 lbs. to ream.
50 reams Ruff Envelope Paper, tough,
27x157, GO lbs. to ream.
2 reams Parker's Treasury Blotting
Paper, 100 lbs, to ream.
1 grosB boxes Buff Newspaper Wrap?
pers, medium size, No. 1, gummed.
200 packages Manila Waste Paper, swft.
1 h gross Inkstands, assorted styles.
1 dozen quarts Arnold's Ink.
1 gross I pints Arnold's Ink.
2 dozen quarts Encre Imperiale.
2 dozen quarts best Black Ink.
1 dozen pints best Blue Ink.
1 dozen A pints best Blue Ink.
5 dozen best Carmine Ink, 4 ounces.
1 gross boxes Cut Quills, Congress.
15 gross Eagle Lead Pencils, No. 2,
Rubber Head, hexagon.
5 gross A. W. Faber's Carmine and
Blue Lead Pencils, hexagon.
1 gross Mucilage Stands, with brushes,
Morgan's. 5 ounces.
200 spools best Pink Tape, No. 19.
G dozen Blank Records, quarto.
0 dozen Blank Records, uemi-qnarts.
1 gross Steel Erasers, Rodgers*.
1 gross Penknives, Rodgers' or Wost
enholm's, assorted styles.
5 dozen Shears, 8 and 12 inches.
5 dozen Scissors, 5 inches.
2 gross Paper Weights, assorted styles.
1 gross Ivory Folders, 9 inches.
15dozen Faber's Ink and Pencil Erasers
150 gross Rubber Bands, Bed and
Black, assorted sizes.
1 gross Silicate Slate Memorandums,
oblong, 8 Leaves with Sides, ruled.
15 gross E. Faber's Pon-holders.
30 lbs. Sealing Wax, Waterston's.
200 gross Steel Pens, assorted.
4 dozen Quarts Mucilage.
4 doz. Bottles Eureka Perfumed Paste.
5,000 McGill's Paper Fasteners, 1 inch.
5,000 McGill's Paper Fasteners, J inch.
5,000 McGill's Paper Fasteners, I inch.
1 dozen Letter Presses and Stands,
2 dozen Letter Books.
2 dozen Cups and Brushes for Letter
1 gross Gutta Percha Bulos, fiat, 14
4 dozen Box Wood Rules, (A. McBi
tyre A Co.'s,) 18 inch.
* 5 dozen Tin Paper Cutters, enamelled.
2 dozen Sticks India Ink.
50 sheets Parchment, 10x22.
25 boxes Black Sand.
1 gross Memorandums.
1 gross Pen Wipers.
3 dozen Shipman's Letter Files, im?
100 lbs. large size Hard Twine.
100 lbs. large size Soft Twine.
100 lbs. small size Hard Twine.
100 lbs. small size Soft Twine.
5 dozen boxes Ofticial Seal Wafers,
large size, red and gilt.
5 dozen boxes Official Seal Wafers,
small size, green and red.
5 dozen Wax Coils.
4 gross boxes Roche A Co.'s Wax Taper
2 dozen boxes small Red Wafers, } lb.
I gross Wire Hook Fil?>?.
I gross Wire Standard Files.
A gross Letter Clips.
4 dozen sheets Carbon Taper.
1,000 Admission Cards to House of
1 dozen Ebony Mallets, small.
1 Ivory Mallet, large. Ebony Handle.
300 Patent Pasteboard Document Boxes
30 Hand Stamps?designs will be fur?
1 Seal of House of Representatives?
design will be furnished. *
1,000 8 cent United States Postage
1,500 2 cent United States PostAgo
500 Stamped Newspaper Wrappers.
2 dozen Calendars, with day, month
1 gross Ink Extractors.
4 dozen Ruling Pens.
1 gross United States Standard Bill
Holders, assorted sizes.
G dozen Waste Paper Baskets.
1 dozen Rubber Handle Cork Screws.
4 dozen Evelet Punches.
50 boxes Eyelets.
1 gross Spiral Pen Racks.
4 dozen Paste Brushes.
2 dozen Bibles, smalL
Proposals from established dealers
only will be considered. Every article
must be of tho best quality, unless on
inferior quality is specified.
Specimens of the articles called for
must accompany proposal, with name of
bidder marked plainly on same, and of
paper the weight per ream.
A bond with sufficient sureties will be
required of the successful bidder, to be
filed with the Secretary of State ten days
after the proposal has been accepted.
The failure to comply with any one
ordor under the contract wUl operate as
forfeiture of entire penalty of tho bond.
This advertisement, and the award of
Uta psnnoasl mith
Eiarty receiving the award, shaU ooosti
nte the contract between the Brote and
the bidder, and no further contract will .
be execrated.' '
The paynfent of'the accounts for sta- . ',
tionery required in thin advertisement is
provided for in an Act entitled "An Act
relative to supplies for the Executive
Department of the State Government
ana for the General Assembly," approved
March 24, 1875.
All articles designated must be de?
livered in good condition, free of charge,
at this office, on or beforo November 1.|
Proposals should be endorsed "Pro
Eosnls for Stationery for the House of
iepresentatives," and directed to the
Clerk of the House of Representatives,
Columbia, S. C. A. O. JONES,
Clerk of House of Representatives.
May 8 _s
Proposals for Stationery.
OFFICE CLERK OF SENATE,
Columbia, 8. C., May 5, 1875.
PURSUANT to the provisions of an
Act of the General Assembly, ap?
proved March 24, 1875, sealed proposals
will be received St this office nntil 12 M.,
July 15, 1875, for supplies of STATION?
ERY for the use of the Senate, as follows:
50 reams Letter Paper.
50 reams Noto Paper.
50 reams Legal Cap Paper.
50 reams Foolscap Paper.'
20 reams Lithographed Letter Paper,
20 reams Lithographed Note Paper.
50 Paperteries, No. 5, full.
25,000 White, Thick, Adhesive Enve?
lopes, Nob. 5 and 6.
5,000 White, Thick, Adhesive Enve?
lopes, Nob. 5 and 6, Lithographed.
5,000 Legal Envelopes, Nos. 10 and 12.
100 Congress Tie Envelopes.
50 Patent Pasteboard Document Boxes.
25 reams Bill Paper, one red line, blue
25 reams Journal Paper, blue ruling.
5 reams Flat Cop Paper.
10 reams Manilla Wrapping Paper.
. 50 reams Cap Manilla Paper.
10 reams Buff Envelope Paper, 27x37.
5 reams Engrossing Paper, Blue, 19j
by 2G% inches.
35 pounds Twine, assorted sizes.
10 dozen Spool Tape.
10 dozen bolts best Linen Tape, extra
GO spools Spool Silk Bibbon, assorted
10 pounds Sealing Wax, (10 to pound.)
3 dozen Wax Taper Coils.
2 gross Wax Taper Matches. ?
50 Inkstands, assorted styles.
50 common Inkstands, (flat.)
4 dozen quarts Black Ink.
(5 dozen pints Black Ink.
4. dozen quarts assorted Copying Inks.
5 dozen 4 ounce Carmine Ink, glass
25 boxes Cut Quills, (Congress.)
1 dozen Eyelet Punches.
10 boxes Eyelets.
50 Pocket Knives.
50 Steel Erasers.
50 Pocket Scissors.
50 Faber's Ink and Pencil Erasers.
10 gross Fuber's Lead Pencils, No. 2.
1 gross Red and Blue Pencils.
10 large boxes Paper Fasteners.
10 dozen Mucilage, Morgan's, five and.
eight ounces, in boxes.
3 dozen Stickwell's Mucilage, quarts
5 dozen Morgan's Mucilage Stand?
25 Blank Books, assorted sizes.
10 Blank Books, demi-quorto.
10 Blank Books, quarto.
10 Blank Books, cap size.
GO Ivory Folders.
50 Paper Weights, assorted.
25 gross Rubber Bands, assorted.
5 dozen boxes Quill Pens.
100 gross Steel Pens, assorted.
25 gross Pen-holders, assorted.
30 Pounce Boxes, wood or bone.
10 bottles Pounce.
10 Letter Press Books.
20 Cups and Brushes for Letter Press
25 Rubber Rulers, 14 inches.
25 Boxwood Rulers, 18 inches.
50 Tin Paper Cutters.
50 Diaries for 1870.
50 Shipman's Letter Files.
75 boxes Official Seal Wafers, assorted.
G Ivory Gavels.
10 dozen BiU Files, U. S. standard.
5 dozen Desk Pads, 14- by 16, inter?
,5 dozen Letter Clips, brass and bronze.
5 dozen Scrap Books.
50 Waste Puper Baskets.
75 Memorandum Books.
0 dozen Moore's Blotting Pads.
C boxes Rubber Pencil Heads.
10 dozen Admission Curds.
50 sheets of Parchment.
0 dozen Pen Racks, assorted.
1 dozeu Bibles (small) for committee
75 demi-quarto Blank Books, faints,
75 half-bound, faints, two quires esch.
Proposals from established dealers only
Specimens of the articles called for
must accompany each proposal.
The proposals to be opened at Colum?
bia, S. C, in the presence of a board,
consisting of the Governor, Secretary of
State, Attorney-General, and the con?
tract awarded by the undersigned to the
lowest responsible bidder, but such con?
tract to ho of no effect until approved by
sai d board. ,
The successful bidder or bidden*, <be- .
fore entering upon the performance of
the contract, shall give a bond, with.suf?
ficient security, on such terms as may be
prescribed by the Attorney-Goneral, for
the faithful performance of-the obliga?
tions of the contract, bond to bo filed
with the Clerk of the Senate. ,
Failure to comply with any order
under the contract will operate as a for?
feiture of the bond.
The payment of the accounts for sta?
tionery and advertising ia provided for
in an Act entitled "An Act relative to
supplies for the Executive Departments
of State Government and tor the Generali
Assembly," approved March 24, 1676.
This advertisement and the award,
with the.bond given by the party,' shall
constitute the contract between the State .
All articles designated must be deli?
vered in good condition, free of charge, v
at this office on Or-beforeNovemberf 1875.
Proposals should bo endorsed "Pro
Soasis for Stationery for the use of the
enate," and directed to the Clerk of tbo .'
Senate, Columbia, South Carolina t'm
J. WOODRUFF, Clerk of Senate.
May 9 mil