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BY JULIAN A. SELBY.
Atpeauance of Toulouse After the
Inundation-?A Town of Heins.?A Ton
louse (June 23) telegram to the London
Nothing can present a greater contrast
than the North and South sides of the
river ntToulouse?the one with its usual
aspect undisturbed, and its inhabitants
pursuing their ordinary vocations; the
other, like a place which has been bom?
barded. The Faubourg St. Cyprien is,
in fact, a town of itself, and is to the
upper part of Toulouse what tho Surrey
side of tho Thames is to the Middlesex
shore. The quarter is densely peopled,
or rather had 25,000 inhabitants, most of
them of the working classes, though out?
side the town walls are villas and cottages
belonging to wealthier people. Through
the (pmrter run avenues of trees, and
around it are fields of corn and market
gardens; in short, under ordinary cir?
cumstances, it must be a pleasant enough
place to live in.
To describe what St. Cyprien is now is
almost impossible. It is a town of ruins.
The Garonno is now running in its na?
tural bed, but all over tho inundated
quarter are pools of water and rank river
mud; trees aro uprooted, gardens arc
mero swamps, and streets half dried
water courses, with here and there great
cracks and yawning gaps. In some
places the houses are heaps of rubbish,
in others tho walls aro left standing,
with pictures or articles of attire hang?
ing on them. In one street through
which I passed onlv threo houses were
standing, and this is probably the case
in a dozen other thoroughfares. Every?
where gangs of soldiers were at work de?
molishing walls, collecting furniture, and
making tho roads pnssable, while the
owners of tho ruins wore, some helping
with a sort of resolute fury, others sit?
ting on beds or mattresses gazing vaguely
at the rubbish which represented their
homes. Some of tho more energetic
families were pic-nicking and coolcing
their middny meals in the desolate gar?
dens, the women bright, if not cheerful,
the children playing nbout as if nothing
had happened. The despondent were
just the contrary, the women sitting with
their faces buried in their hands, and
the boj-s and girls lying huddled toge?
ther among tho broken beams and heaps
of plaster. Tho road-sides were lined
with all kinds of articles, from four-post
bed-steads down to blankets nnd bon?
nets, and in several places the small
shop-keepers weTC drying, or rather at?
tempting to dry, thoir stock in trade in
the sun. Outside tho barriers the scene
is the sonic, with the addition of large
swamps, which were once vineyards and
corn-fields, and of little piles of gaily
painted hoards, once forming portions of
Marshal MacMahon, Gen. de Cissey
and M: Buffet, with their suites, spent all
Sunday afternoon in visiting the quarters
of the St. Cyprien and St. Michel, where
they talked freely with tho sufferers. I
hear the Marshal said it would be better
to burn nil the ruins of St. Cyprien, for
the odor from the refuse, and also from
the many undiscovered dead bodies, is
even now scarcely tolerable. The Mar
shnl said, moreover, that he had no idea
of the destruction, and would do every?
thing in his power to alleviate the dis?
tress. He afterward visited the Hospital
St. Jucrpies, tho military hospital, and
the tobacco manufactory. Everywhere
he was enthusiastically cheered, with
cries of " Vive Macyftthon!" He especially
complimented the Baronne de Sandrans,
wife of tho Prefect, the Comtesse de
Fenelon, and other ladies for their exer?
tions, and publicly thanked Souir Polio
grin for her labors. At half-past 0 yes?
terday morning, tho Marshal attended
mnss, and immediately after left for
Fenouillet, where only one house and
the church are left standing. On his re?
turn here he distributed decorations to
Gen. du Bessol and other officers and
privates. The way in which the soldiers
have worked and are working is the
theme of general admiration. To-day, a
large body of engineers is expected. In
the evening, there was a reception at the
Perfectuic, anel at 0 this morning, the
Marshal and his companions left for
Turbos in carriages, the railway commu?
nication being interrupted.
At Muret, in the Haute Garonne, tho
Suspension Bridge has been destsoyed,
and many houses wrockeel. itoeiues and
Pinsaguel, two villages near, are. masses
of ruins. In the Ariege, at St. Li/.icr,
three parts of the town have been
Hooded. At Moulis, in the Tarn ami
Gnronne, the church has fallen. At
Golfech, only four houses anil the church
arc standing. At Lomagisterc, many
houses have fallen and tho bridge has
been carried away. In the Haute
Pyrenees, at Tarbos and other places on
the Adour, houses have fallen and all
the crops aro destroyed At Sarginnot,
all tho bouses were inundated, several
fields anel tho bridgo demolished. At
Pau. according to the latest intelligence,
the railway communication is cut off.
Toulouse is full of people, anxious to
learn tho fate of their relatives and'pro?
perty. Tho railway service to Perigneux
is wholly insufficient, and tho company,
although this is the only line open, run
no extra trains.
A pair of coach-whip enakea wrapped
themselves around a negro in BeKalb
County, Ga., the othef day and gave him
a sound lashing.
COLUMBIA, S. C, FRIDAY MORNING, Jl
The symptoms of Liver Complaint'nro
uneasiness ami pain in the- side. Some?
times the pain is in the shonhler, and is
mistaken for rheumatism. The stomach
iis affected with loss of appetite and sick
Jness, bowels in general costive, and
sometimes alternating with lax. The
head is troubled with pain, and dull,
heavy sensation, considerable loss of
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 generally the organ most in?
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If you feel Dull, Drowsy, Debilitated, kave frequent headache.
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"We have been acquainted with Dr. Simmons' Liver Medicine for
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Contains the simplest and best remedies.
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REGULATOR, unless in our engraved wrapper, with Trade- Mark,
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Jan 30 twCino J. H. ZEILIN & CO., Macon, Ca., and Philadelphia.
ROSE'S HOTEL, COLUMBIA, S. C. WM. E. ROSE, Proprietor.
FIRST CLASS HOTEL.
FareS'2,\ a day, including
Omnibus ride. Situated
?near the Capitol and in
- .'centre of business part of
the city. My Omnibus
-i'- 'will convey passengers to
E and from every train. The
Ladies' Apartments are
complete; en trance on As
i?t sombly street. BILLI
ARD ond BATH ROOMS
^yy&^^^v?cLi' nro ?11 new and in good
order. Ap (i
Manufactured by HOLMES, CALDER & CO., Proprietors.
Office 203 East Bay street. Factory corner Cumberland and Philadelphia streets,
IMPORTERS and dealers in Lubricating and Paint OILS, WINDOW GLASS and
PAINTERS' MATERIAL. Agents for Avorill's Chemical Paint, Prince's Metnlic
Paint, Rubber and Leather Belting. Peb 25 J6mo
CHOICE MESS MACKEREL. , \
No. 1, 2 and 3 MACKEREL.
Just opened and for sale low, at retail,
by JOHN AGNEW Sc SON.
OM 7 till 9 o'clock, Sunday morn?
ing, the store will be.open.
June C JOHN C. SEEGERS.
OF the LATEST STYLES;
also, Ladies' and Children's
SUITS of all sizes and qual?
ity, UNDERWEAR, COR?
SETS, HAIR and FANCY
GOODS. Just received, a
large assortment of Wenck's
MRS. C. E. REED'S.
Attend the True Event."
ULY IG, 1875. VO
Proposals for Roofing.
City Clerk's Office,
Columbia, S. C, July 14, 1875.
SEALED PROPOSALS FOR HOOF?
ING the City Market, according to
plans in possession of the Committee on
Public Buildings, will be received at
this office until the EVENING of the
27th instant. RICHARD JONES,
City Clerk, Treasurer and Assessor.
E. E. JACKSON'S-1
93 MAIN STREET.
The Great Rush
To be kept up by
C. F. JACKSON,
LEADER OF LOW PRICES.
OR the next ten days, the ENTIRE
STOCK OF GOODS* will be at the
Bargain Counter Prices.
DRESS SILKS from 50c. per yard up.
And all goods sold without regard to
s and Family Mies.
signed have ta
(of the coiumo
idions store un-L
der Irwin's Hall, and are now prepared,
with a full stock of fresh and well se?
lected goods, to furnish all in need of
GROCERIES, LIQUORS and FAMILY
SUPPLIES in general. Their prices
will be satisfactory. Give them a call.
July 9 lmo _? R. ARNDT & CO.
ON and after this date, mv large and
well selected stock of GROCERIES
and PROVISIONS will be sold at greatly
reduced prices for cash. I particularly
call the attention of the public to mj
large stock of BACON. LARD and BUT?
TER, all of the very best quality, and
2uu barrels new Solomon's Fancy
FLOUR, just received fresh from the
mill, and price reduced.
TEAS, COFFEES and SUGARS, ol
standard quality. Prices on the entire
1 inc reduced.
The following list of LIQUORS have
just been received, the quality of each
1 eing guarantied:
Otard A Co.'s Palo BRANDY, in wood
> nd bottle.
Hennessey's Pale BRANDY, in wood
Old Jamaica RUM.
Old St. Croix RUM.
Obi Holland GIN, in wood and bottle.
Old live WHISKEY.
Old Mountain Corn WHISKEY.
These Liquors arc superior to any ever
offered to the Columbia trade before, and
will be sold very cheap, considering
All goods delivered.
Store closes at 7 o'clock.
July '?>_HARDY SOLOMON.
Non-Board Fire Insurance and Real
HOME Firo Insurance Compan)*,
Charleston, S. C.
Petersburg Savings and Fire Insur?
ance Company, of Petersburg, Va.
Citizens Fire Insurance Company, of
Newark, N. J.
Rates low and companies first class.
Ofllce in the Union Bank.
WpO to kJpAW Terms free. Address
O. Stinson & Co., Portland, Maine.
?LUME XI?NUMBER 90.
GEOIt?E O. HI LL,
pkoprietok of the
(Formerly Stovall's Excelsior Mills,")
MANUFACTURES FLOUR in nil
grades. The old and well-known
Pride of Augusta,
Always on hand, and their well-earned
reputation will he faithfully
Constantly made, and orders promptly
rs!le.d at the
June 25 lmo
THE GREAT SENSATION
IN DHir GOODS
STILL, IX FULL BLAST !
TO-MORROW (Monday) the BARGAIN
COUNTERS will bo bountifully re?
plenished with a new, fresh lino of
goods, and will bo kept up during the
Beautiful DRESS GOODS at 10c;
worth 25 and 50c.
10 pieces Plain White LINEN LAWN,
at 20c.; worth 40c.
15 pieces Fancy LINEN LAWN, at 20
and '25c.; worth 40 and 50c.
5 pieces BLACK GRENADINE, at 25c.;
3 cases New Style BRESTS, at (H and
1 case 4-4 American PUCALE, at 10c,
15 pieces Scotch TWEEDS, at 25c;
10 pieces Brown LINEN DRILL, at
25c.; worth 50c
1 case each Wamsutta and New York
Mills MUSLIN, at 15c.
1 case each Androscroggnn nnd Fruit
of Loom MUSLIN, at 12Jlc.
1 case Hill's Semper Idem MUSLIN,
1 case 10-4 Fepperell Bleach SHEET?
ING, at 37Ac.
3 bales 4-4 Fine Brown SHEETING,
Ladies'. Men's and Misses' BOOTS and
; SHOES, from 40c. upwards.
I The above "STARTLING TRICES"
; represent onlv a lew of the GREAT
j BARGAINS that will be offered to reduce
I stock. Now is your time to buy a good
deal for little monev.
W. I).* LOVE A CO.,
Grand Central Dry Goods House.
I June 27 Columbia, S. C.
; MOSQUITO NETS,
While and Colored.
, MOSQUITO BikRS,
White and Colored..
? MOSQUITO NETS,
Whiti and Colored.
Fixtures all ready for hanging up.
1AAA LATEST Stvles LADIES
,UUU and CHILDREN'S STRAW
HATS, only FIFTY CENTS EACH.
JONES, DAVIS & B0UKNIGHTS,
Successors to R. C. Shiver & Co.
Every Day Something New.
CHOCOLATE and EXTRACT OF
MEAT, for Invalids, Adults and
EXTRACT OF BEEF, with Wine and
Iron. A nutritive tonic?admirable for
Debility and Indigestion.
Elixir BARK AND IRON?Summer
Tonic and Appetiser. For solo by
E. H. HEINITSH,
May 30t_City Drug Store.
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