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WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 17, 1869.
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NEWS OF THE DAT.
-Gold closed quiet at New York yesterday
BS?/- -Cotton at New York closed a shade firmer at
*5>ic; sales 2400 bales.
" -At Liverpool cotton closed steady: uplands
llXd, Orleans UXd; sales 12,000 bales.
-There will be six eclipses in 1S7?-four of the
sun and two of the moon.
-Railroad care now run through from New
Tork to San Francisco without change.
-It is said that $7,000,000 of Northern capital is
being expended this year la improvements La
-New York detectives have captured $80,ooo
. worth of counterfeit and match stamps within
'' the past month.
-James Fisk, Jr., ls reported to have settled
$2.000,000 on his wife in such away that lt cannot
be tonehed by creditors.
-It costa $30 a day for a first-class parlor and
i bedroom at the new*Grand Hotel, in New York,
provided you dont eat anything.
-In Northern Mexico good success has been
had in raising cotton, the crop In the municipality
of Matamoros amounting to near $60,000.
-Four Chinamen were recently detected in
giving aid and comfort to the Cuban rebels by
burning caine fields, and were summarily exe?
-Mayor Anthony, of Leavenworth, Kansas, re?
cently sued General George Ewing for arresting
him during the war, and laid his damages at
$2C,000. The jury returned a verdict for defend?
-Thirty-three thousand acres of land in Kun?
ji' sas, on the Une of the Kansas Pacific Railroad,
have, been purchased by a colony of 1200 English
families, who have founded a village and called it
-Edward B. Kctchum was discharged from
Sing Slug prison Monday, having served out all
bat eight months of the term for which he was
sentenced. His good conduct secured him the
It is reported that the Spanish Government
contemplates releasing al! poUtical prisoners not
accused of criminal acts. Senor Orenz, one of
the RepubUcan deputies lately arrested, has been
released and has gone to France.
-The New York Evening Post, without naming
Sickles, is showing how he has damaged Cuba
by inspiring the Spanish Government with zeal
to send out troops there. His recklessness, lt is
urged, made Spain mad, and united the Span?
-It appears to be the general belief that a
.further reduction and consolidation of the army,
and a reorganization of the navy and thc sale of
nearly aU the monitors, will be recommended to
Congress at its next session. Military and naval
officers are already discussing the suggestions
.whichthey believe the President will make.
-A Washington letter says: "As the session of
Congress approaches, the candidates for secre?
tary, sergean t-at- ar ms and executive clerk ot the
Senate, increase. An ex-senator is now spoken of |
as likely to succeed Gorham as secretary. It ls
now said that the Western senators have two or
three candidates whom they wiU push with
-News comes from Paraguay that thc Allies,
considering the war at an end, are taking mea?
sures for increasing the power of the Provisional
Government. The Paraguayans, however, as?
sert that Ute AUles are unable to foUow up their
successes, and that since Lopez has established
himself at San Estanlslaus, his forces have in?
creased to 10,000 men, and he has fifty pieces of j
-Preliminary steps have been taken to cele?
brate la graud style ihe centennial anniversary
of Beethoven next year lu New York. A coliseum
ls to be erected for the speclai purpose of holding
the exercises, and the profits of the entertain?
ment are to be devoted to the erection in that
city of a great music haU, to be both an architec?
tural ornament and a means of artistic educa?
tion. The details of the musical jubilee are not
made public, if they have been decided upon.
-A young man and his intended presented
themselves before tho city clerk of Davenport,
Iowa, the ot.lcr day, for a marriage license It
waa found that the intending bridegroom was
ander age and had neither parents nor guardian.
In order to make the proceedings regular, the
lady suggested that she herself should be appoint
. ed guardian. As she was over eighteen she was
eligible, was duly appointed as guardian, and
then gave her consent that her ward should mar?
-We find this paragraph floattug arourd the
Northern papers: "M. Pcntcnbaine, a subject of |
France, but a resident of Charleston, S. C., during
the rebellion, when he was expelled by the au
thorities there, sent all his slaves-nearly one hun?
dred and fifty, including men, women and chil?
dren-to General Q. A. Gilmore, with the request
that the men be enlisted in the army, and the
women and chlldreu be made cooks, servants, Ac.
This was done, and a claim is now made for thc
?ame compensation in this case as was paid by
the government to Maryland slaveholders.-'
-The necessity for mother Pacific Railroad is
enforced by Mr. Richardson, of the Galveston
News. Who left San Francisco. September 27th,
"and thus speaks or the obstructions likely tobe en?
countered on the present route from Caliiornia:
"On the 30th it commenced snowing while we
went through the mountains. On the 1st Inst.,
we found the ground covered with snow some
four taches deep, but by the next day, as we des?
cended the east slope of the Rocky Mountains, all
signs of snow disappeared, and the change of
temperature was manifest. Some persons who
have lived in the mountains several years, in re?
ply to our inquiries, expressed the opinion that no
efforts of the company could make this road pas?
sable through the winter, and although the snow
sheds are built with great strength and at an ex?
pense of about twenty thousand dollars per mile,
yet those who have witnessed the terrible snows
on the mountains and the crashing avalanches of
"snow slides," as they arc called, expressed the
opinion that the snow sheds would tie swept away
by them. lu fact, it is nearly the universal opin?
ion that the road will be impassable for a consi?
derable part of the winter, and all appear to con?
cur ta thc necessity of a Southern Pacific Rail?
The Working Classes.
The war displayed the wonderful re?
sources and effectiveness of American labor.
It is estimated that more than one-third of
the laboring class were in the army. Yet
notwithstanding so great a dram there were
labor-saving machines enough, and mechan?
ics and agriculturists enough, to cultivate
thc soil, to manufacture arms and equip?
ments for the army and navy, to produce
food for the people at home, and to main?
tain the credit of the rival governments
abroad. Thus the war not only exhibited
the progress and power of tiie btates-it
was the apotheosis of American labor.
Naturally enough, tho working classes
are conscious of this. They know how im?
portant an element they form in the national
constituency. And they naturally desire to
win a just recognition, and to exercise an
appreciable iniluence in the conduct of pub?
lic affairs. Hence the eight hour law, the
numerous strikes, the general unrest appa?
rent among this class of our citizens. They
desire a broader scope and demand a higher
remuneration for their labor.
That whatever is just in the demands of
workingmen will be accorded to them we
have no doubt Their services are indis?
pensable to the community, and their claim
to live and to thrive by their beneficent min?
istry cannot and must not be denied. But
let the laborer keep clear of the politicians,
who will squeeze him like on orange and
then throw him contemptuously aside.
The workingman is a political economist,
not a politician ; a bread-winner, not a wire?
puller. His duejnfluence is to be exerted
in concert with other classes, and not in
hostility to them. His interests are not a
monopoly, but harmonize with the general
prosperity. His point of vantage is among
his fellow-citizens, and only when he forms
a clique under the control of a demagogue
may he expect and deserve defeat.
It must have been prescience which in?
spired the fierce onslaught upon the judici?
ary, of which the Charleston Club-House
was the scene and the black February of
1868 the epoch. Our readers will remember
with what ferocity of invective the chair?
man of the loyal, virtuous and intelligent
body who then and there demolished the
State of South Carolina, denounced the
bench ss the constant bulwark of oppression
and tyranny. Surely the chieftain of the
Mackeys was gifted with .second sight; he
foresaw the coming woe, and already armed
himself to battle for his clan.
To-day the predicted hour bas come. A
peaceable gentleman of his race, sufferirjg
from a violent attack of morphine, became
the victim of strange hallucinations; he went
a-shooting in the Council Chamber; he made
game of the city fathers. Coffee was the
antidote he needed, but, to his bewildered
fancy, coffee was connected with pistols, and
he took the'latter instead, and sought to ad?
minister the renredy by clutching the stock
in bis hand and pulling wildly at the trigger.
The weapon was a defensive one and ought
not to have gone off ; out then it must be
remembered that it was taken at unawares.
The pistol was not so much to blame, after
all ! And as for the conduct of the Alder?
men, that was admirable. Had the dignity
of the State been endangered, they would
bave sat serene as the Roman Senate at the
irruption of the Gauls, and perished to a
man. But with a condescension that does
them infinite credit they entered into the
fun of the thing. Tuey romped around with
the agility of Pickwick at the review. Th) y
humorously ducked under tables anu slid
down banisters. As the patient gigantic
Stoker said of his lithe virago of a wife, who
was trying to beat him: " Let her go on !
"she doesn't hurt me, and it does ber good !"
So the gallant Council dealt with a distin?
Now, we would like to ask, what business
a tyrannical, despotic judge bas with this
little fraternal celebration? If there was
smoke, it has cleared away; if there were
pistol shots, nobody was hurt; if there was
excitement, that was not extravagant in
view of the precious moral conveyed.
Heretofore, we make bold to say, that no?
body ever suspected the ferocity and explo?
siveness of morphine. In comparison with
it, kerosene is harmless. Henceforth, let
every'Alderman confine himself to gas. We
have also learned with great satisfaction
that the City Council are invulnerable. They
have survived such arrows of ridicule as
would 1 ive caused common men to die a
thousaiid deaths. But now they show a
superior power. They wear a front of brass,
from which leaden bullets glance as lightly
as they do from the hides of so many alliga?
tors. This is a most encouraging circum?
stance to many of us, who feared that our
dear city fathers were in danger of commit?
ting suicide, or of butchering each other in
the Council Chamber. But now wc know
that our fears are Idle. These civic sol?
Full of strange oaths and bearded like thc
Jealous in honor, sudden and quick in quar?
Seeking the bubble reputation,
Even iii the pistol's mouth
These gallant men will never die that way.
COXORESSMA.H BOWEN addressed a Radical
meeting on James Island on Friday, and,
according tu thu report, "did not fail to
"prove tiie groundlessness of all charges
"against his Republicanism.'* Notoue word
was said about such trilles as theft, arson,
forgery and wurdi The c'oak of Radical?
ism ct vers .' i? eceujllloes of men lLe
Indulge io every sin at Limes,
T > p,- ?ve that grace is never lacking;
An 1 purify thciusHvcs by crimes.
As dirty shoes arc cl -aaec! by blacking.
WE print to-day a highly important letter
from Mr. John W. R. Pope, upon the sub?
ject of the cotton worm and its effects upon
the sea island cotton crop. Our correspon?
dent, who supports his arguments by an im?
posing array of figures, comes to the con?
clusion that much of the damage usually at?
tributed to the worm is really due to un?
favorable seasons, that the time lo3t by a
late spring is not made up by n late fall, that
carly fruiting is thc great desideratum of the
plauter, and thal with normal seasons
good crop can be made, in spile of the
worm, if the staple can be sold for ?iriecs
commensurate with the magnitude of the
crop. This cannot be done, and our cor?
respondent ls clearly of opinion that the sea
island planters must go into a staple which? |
they can sell at fair prices, and make at a
low co3t. In these views we fully concur,
but we desire our readers to look and judge
OUR Washington correspondent says that
President Grant will advise Congress not to
reduce taxation for another year. Tb is
may suit Mr. Grant who pays no taxes of
consequence, but it will not be welcomed by
the people who are taxed from their bead
to their heels, from the cradle to the grave.
We caro very little about reducing the pub?
lic debt-posterity may take care of that.
What the people want, and will have, is an
immediate decrease of taxation. Mr. Bout
well has millions enough to speculate with
for the good of the government; let some?
thing be done for the good of the people !
TQERE is a great to-do -because '-His Ex?
cellency" and his followers were not offi?
cially invited to the State Fair. When the
Radicals elect to office men of decency, dig?
nity and honesty, the State officials will be
recognized in public and in private life;
until then, the birds of a feather must con?
tinue to roost together.
Cost ano -fonno.
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LOST. ON WEDNESDAY EVENING,
10th inst., in Tradd. Meeting or Broad st?.,
a Ladys Handsame POCKET HANDKERCHIEF.
The Under will be rewarded by leaving it at No. 58
STRAYED OR STOLEN, A WHITE BULL
TERRIER DOG, with black spots ou either
eye. Had on a leather collar and city badge
when last seen. A reward will be given if neces?
sary. Apply at this office. novl7 1*
FOUND, ON SATURDAY NIGHT, IN
Meeting street, a gold-watch and chain. The
owner can obtain thc same by paying expenses
and applying at TUB NEWS office. novis
tano for Sale.
I" AND FOR SALE IN WILLIAMSBURG
J COUNTT, S. C.-Thc valuable PLANTATION
of the late John B. Pressley, containing about 2000
acres,situated in the Indian town neighborhood, im?
mediately on the Georgetown railroad, and in seven
miles of water communication. There arc near
Ave hundred acres inclosed and under cultiva?
tion. The balance of the Land is heavily timbered
and well adapted to turpentine. Thc place offers
tine facilities for stock raising, as the pasture ls
abundant both winter ami summer. The dwell?
ing is painted, in complete order, contains nine
commodious rooms and extensive piazzas. All
outbuildings necessary for a cotton farm. In good
repair, and comfortable quarters for twenty la?
borers. This valuable place will bc sold cheap if
disposed of before the 20th December. Parties
desiring to purchase will apply to mc in person at
Indiantown, or by mail, KIngstrec, S. C.
novio Dl2ac6_Agent for Executors.
FLORIDA LAND FOR SALE. - A
valuable PLANTATION of 880 acres In Ma?
rlon County, Florida, ls offered at private sale,
about one half cleared and under cultivation;
part best hammock. This Plantation ls one of
the most desirable In the State; ls very produc?
tive for Cotton, Rice, Corn, Sugar, Vegetables,
Ac; also fine for Oranges and other Fruits; is
located In one of the healthiest and most plea?
sant neighborhoods in the State, being conveni?
ent to railroads, churches. Ac Apply to A. B.
MULLIGAN, Cotton Factor, Accommodation
Wharf, Charleston, S. C. novl2
O A fifi ACRES TO LEASE FOR i
?rtUl/ TERM OF YEARS.-Tito large and
beautiful PLANTATION, known as Kelti Place,
consisting of 2400 acres, lioo cleared. Soil rich
and clay abounding lu deposits of marl. TOO acres
of splendid cotton land; 100 acres of lt will make
a bag to the acre; location perfectly healthy all
the year; four and a half miles rroru Lewlsvllle,
South Carolina Railroad; well settled; has been in
constant cultivation since the wur: has all neces?
sary buildings; small dwelling, barns, stables,
ginhouse, screw, laborers' houses. Lyon's Creek
runs through the estate and furnishes one of the
best sites for a factory In thc State.
Will bc sou with the lease, the following: 8 (Inc
young MULES, a largo lot of improved Imple?
ment*, Brlnlv Ploughs, New Gin, Dickson Cotton
Seed, enou-Tu to plaut thc entire crop; 2000
bushels oft.1 .-.?rnSccd forflrfilizing; 300 bushels of j
corn. All will be ?old on the place. low for cash.
Parties desiring to lease are requested lo inspect
the growing crop of cotton, which will give entire
satisfaction. For terms, npplv to MKS. LAW?
RENCE KE1TT, St. Matthew's P. 0.. Orangcburg
District, 8. C.
REFERENCES.- Major T. B. Whnley, J. C. Keitt,
Fsq., Orangeburg; H. W. Peronneau, Esij., Wil
ban Middleton, Esq., Charleston.
?fifi ACRES.-TO CAPITALISTS. -
Uv/U At private sale or for lease, a line
PLANTATION In Orangcburg District, forming a
part or the estate of the late Colonel Kelti, con?
sisting of about 600 acres; 350 of it cleared. It is
watered by Lyon's Creek, a large and never-fail?
ing stream. Soil rich, red clay, well adapted to
cotton, con, wheat, root crops and clover. Cli?
mate healthy all the year. Splendid range for
cattle; the neighborhood attractive-the adjoln
lNg plantations owned by gentlemen who reside
there and secure good order. The buildings were
burned,but lumber mills being near.they could bc
replaced cheaply. A large State road connects it
with Lewlsvllle, Sonth Carolina Railroad, six
miles distant. The above is a splendid chance
for those desiring to form a beautiful farra in a
pleasant, healthy section. In 1866 these lands
were returned at $20 per acre. Will be sold at
half that price. For terms apply to Mrs. LAU?
RENCE KE1TT, Society HUI, S. C.
REFERENCES.-Major T. B. Whalcy, J. C. Keltt,
Esq., Orangeburg; H. W. Pero ne au, Esq., WU
Uam Middleton, Esq.,Charleston
IA fiflfa ACRES IN WILLIAMS
ll/.UUU BURG COUNTY-100 acres of
which are cleared and T5 acres now under culti?
vation in corn, cotton and rice. The tract is
heavily timbered with pine, oat-, cypress and
hickory, and contains a dwelling and outbuild?
ings, with fifteen cabins for laborers: also one
good mill site. Average production of the land
ten to flftccn bushels of corn and fifteen to twen?
ty-five bushels of rice to thc acre, without fertili?
zers. The region abounds in marl deposits.
Georgetown ls the nearest market, thc place being
four miles from Black Mingo Creek and twenty
five miles from georgetown Creek, which is navi?
gable at all seasons.
Trice of thc tract $15,000; one hair cash, the
balance tn one and two years, secured by bond
and mortgage. Any smaller number of acres
will be sold at a moderate advance on this rate.
Barties desiring to inspect tho tract can do so by
leaving the Northeastern Railroad at Kingstree,
and inquiring the way to my place, twenty-three
miles ?listant. Thc tract Ile* within ono mile of
the projected Georgetown Railroad. Address
JAS. F. CARRAWAY, Survivor or Perkins A Car?
raway, Georgetown Postofllce, S. C.
sept20 mwf?mos* Die
Notices in Sankrnptcn.
IN BANKRUPTCY.-IN THE DISTRICT
COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE
DISTRICT OF SOUTH CAROLINA.-Kx parte WM.
T. SHUMATE and A. BLYTHE, Assignees, in re
JOHN W. GRADY, Bankrupt.-Petition to sell
Real Estate, uniucuinbcred.call in Lien Creditors,
Ac-Notice is hereby given to all Creditors hold?
ing Liens a&alust the Estate ol' JOHN W. GRADY,
that they are required to establish the same be?
fore W, J. CLAWSON, Esq., Registrar, at Yorkville,
S. C., within forty days from the dale hereof, or
he barred from all benelltsof thc decree for dis?
tribution to bc made in this case.
Uv order or Hon. GEO. S. BRYAN. Judge of said
CourL w. T. SHUMATE, ) Asataie-aa,
A. BLITHE, I AS-'EnteB
Oreenvllle, S. C., September 15,1 69.
REMOVAL. -HOLMES & MACBETH
i have removed their Brokerage office to No.
.?1 l.road street, directly opposite their old stand.
WANTS OF ALL KINDS CAN BE
made known to everybody in this column
at the rate of 25 cents for twenty words or less,
each Insertion, If paid In advance._
WANTED, A GOOD WET NURSE,
white or colored. Recommendations re?
quired. Apply at No. 42 Radcliffe street. udvl71*
WANTED, A GOOD HOUSE SERVANT.
Apply at No. 9 Legare street. References
TT 7"ANTED IMMEDIATELY, A GOOD
TV female Cook, also a Girl to do housework.
Recommendations required. Apply at No. 189
Meeting street._ _nov!7 2?
CHILD'S NURSE.-WANTED A CAPA?
RLE white woman as Child's Nurse. For
one that can come well recommended, liberal
wages will be given. Apply at No. 1*6 Coming
street, near Cannon._nov!7 1
TTTANTED, A COMPETENT WAITING
V v MAN. To one with satisfactory references
liberal wages will be paid. Apply at No. 7 George
street. novl7 wf2
TTT ANTED TO BUY OR RENT, A
V V small HonSE about ten or fifteen min?
utes' walk from the Old Postofllce. Apply at this
otilce. _novl7 2*
TTT"ANTED, A WHITE COOK, TO GO
V V Into the country. Apply at once at Room
No. 50, ravillon Hotel._novl7 l*
TTT"ANTED TO HIRE, A MIDDLE AGED
VV white woman, to cook and wash. Apply
at residence on Lot of German Friendly Society,
Archdale street, between West and Magazine.
TTTANTED, A COLORED WOMAN, TO
VV mind a child. Inquire at No. 47 Smith
street. novl6 l*
WANTED TO HIRE, A WHITE WO
MAN to Cook and Wash for a small fami
lv; must also understand milking cows: fair
wages will be given to one who will suit. Apply
immediately at No. 4S Cannon street. novio
TTTANTED. - A YOUNG MARRIED MAN,
V v 28 vears old, would like to take charge of
a large Cotton Plantation, in the State of South
Carolina. Any one In want of a good, faithful
Overseer, will do well to address the undersigned.
Can give the best of references. Good steady
habits, and not troubled with polities. Address,
for two months, P. W. EDWARDS, Portland,
Maine. novis imo*
W"CANTED, A SITUATION AS CLERK,
in a Wholesale Drug Store, or a large Re?
tail and Prescription Drug Store. No objection to
go in thc country. Will expect but a small com?
pensation at first. The applicant ls a graduate of
the South Carolina Medical College. Address M.
P., through the Postofllce._octo
TTTANTED, A H O U S E, NEAR THE
V V central part of the city, containing Ave or
six rooms, with good outbuildings and water.
Address D, at this Office._scpt28
AGENTS WANTED EVERYWHERE TO
sell the American KNITTING MACHINE,
the only practical Family Knitting Machine ever
Invented. Price $26. Will knit 20,000 stitches
per minute. Address American Knitting Machine
Company, Boston, Mass., or St. Louis, Mo.
WANTED, EVERYBODY TO KNOW
that JOB PRINTING of all kinds, plain
and ornamental, is executed promptly in the
neatest st vie and at the lowest New York prices,
at THE NEWS Job Office, No. 149 EAST BAY. Call
and examine the scale of prices before giving your
WANTED, AGENTS.-TWO HUNDRED
and Fifty Dollars per month, to sell the
only Genuine Improved Common Sense Family
SEWING MACHINE. Price only $18. Great in?
ducements to Agents. This is the most popular
Sewing Machine of the day-makes the famous
"Elastic Lock Stitch"-will do any kind of work
that can be done on any machine. One hundred
thousand sold and the demand constantly In?
creasing. Now is the time to take an agency.
Send for Circulars, ts- Beware of in frlngers.t??
Address SECOMB ? CO., Boston, Mass.; Pitts?
burg, Pa., or St. Louis, Mo. oct29 ?irnos
HOUSES, FARMS, STORES, ROOMS,
Ac, now vacant, can readily be rented by
advertising them in this column. Thc rate is 25
cents for twenty words or les3, each insertion, if
paid In advance._
TO RENT, THAT GENTEEL FAMILY
RESIDENCE, No. 82 Beaufaln street, north
side, between Pitt and Smith streets. Apply at
No. 54 Broad street._novl7 1
TO RENT, THAT DESIRABLE TWO
and a half story BRICK HOUSE, No. 1 George
street, next to Anson street, south side, contain?
ing four upright rooms, two attics, pantry, dress?
ing room and outbuildings. An excellent cistern
and pump on thc premises. For terms, apply at
this office. novl7 ws2
TO BE LEASED, THE RICE PLANTA
TION on the western branch of Cooper
River, known as "North Chachan," now under
successful cultivation, and having large fields of
first class cotton or provision land.
With lt will be rented a comfortable Summer
Residence in the salubrious village of Cordesviile,
two miles distant. J. DRAYTON FORD,
novl7 1_Broker, No. 40 Broad street.
rpo RENT, A HOUSE OF SIX ROOMS,
_L or half of lt If desired, With furniture or not;
the house is pleasantly situated and has every
convenience. Apply at this office.
TO RENT, PART OF A GENTEEL RESI
DENCE. Also a furnished Room, located on
King street. Apply at this office. nov!6 3?
TO RENT, A FINE STORE WITH FIX
TURKS for a grocery and bar-room, corner
Longitude Lane and East Bay. To an approved
tenant rent will be $10 per month. Also, six
Uxrge square Rooms, with fireplaces, back piazzas
and cistern water on every story. The rooms
will be rented singly if preferred. Inquire of Mr.
ROSE, on thc premises. octie
BOOMS TO RENT.-THREE UNFUR?
NISHED rooms in a residence pleasantly
situated in tho western part of the city. Terms
moderate. For further particulars, apply at No.
ll Doughty street. octl?
REAL ESTATE OR PERSONAL PRO?
PERTY of any kind may be advertised for
sale In this column, at the rate of 25 cents for
twenty words or less, each insertion, if paid In
CANARIES ! CA?ARLES!-THERE IS
another lot of about one hundred CANA?
RIES, direct from thc Harrz Mountains, Germany,
at "KLEIN'S" Fruit Store, No. 330 King street.
These birds are the finest ever brought to the
South. Mr. Klein warrants every one as goed
singers and In excellent condition. Now is the
chance to secure one of these sweet creatures for
the coming holidays. They are cheap, and will
be sold at reduced prices._ novl? 2*
FOR SALE, ONE HORSE, ONE DRAY,
one Buggy, one Wagon and two Carts. In?
quire at Southeast corner of Market and Church
streets. nov2 12?
FOR SALE, THAT DESIRABLE RESI
DENCE, No. 38 South Bay. Apply to ROB
ERT BEE, No. 3 Adger's Wharf._oct28 th
FOR SALE, THE SUBSTANTIAL
BRICK RESIDENCE of the late Dr. Moultrie,
at the northwest corner of Pitt and Montague
streets. Thc Lot measures about loo feet on Mon?
tague street, by 191 feet on Pitt street. The House
contains six upright rooms, two basement rooms,
two large attics, two piazzas, three dressing
rooms, one bath room, water closets, Ac. Sub?
stantial brick outbuildings. Apply to RUTLEDGE
A YOUNG, Solicitors Estate, No. 20 Broad street,
novio w _
FOR SALE,~THE "CANEBRAKE PLAN?
TATION." on Hie waters of Little Saluda,
EdgCfiCld County, S. C. The place containing 1200
acres has on it a line country residence and ali
the necessary outbuildings for a Qrst-class cotton
plantation, is healthy, well watered and has
plenty of open laud, under fence, to work li fry
hands. It is altogether one of the most desirable
plantations in the State. TiMes guaranteed and
terms accommodating. Apply to General M. C.
BUTLER, ridgefield Courthouse, 8. C., or Messrs.
JAMES lt. PRINGLE A SON, Charleston, S. C.
PRINTING PRESS FOR SALE AT A
GREAT BARGAIN.-One small Cylinder TAY?
LOR PRESS in complete repair, lt has been but
little used, and is sold simply because thc present
owner has no use for it. The size of the bed of
the Press is forty-four by fifty-eight Inches. Said
Press will be sold at a great bargain if applied for
at once, as thc room lt occupies Ls wanted for
other purposes. Addresss Box No. 3705 New York
Dissolutions of (??iiarincrslj?p.
DISSOLUTION OF COPARTNERSHIP.
The firm lately existing under the name of
CALLEJAS, SON A PORNS is this day dissolved
by mutual consent. All debts due by them will
be paid on presentation. Mr. Porns is alone au?
thorized to coliict all debts due thc late firm.
JOSE CALLEJAS, JR.
The undersigned will continue thc Cigar nnd
Tobacco business on their own account under tho
name of CALLEJAS A SON, at the old stand. No.
9C Market street, and solicit a continuance of the
patronage so liOirallv extended to the old linn.
noaa 3 CALLEJAS A SON.
CL.-YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED*
. to attend tbe Regular Meeting, THIS EVEN?
ING, at half-past 7 o'clock precisely, on business
By order. novl7
PIONEER STEAM FIRE ENGINE COM
PANY.-You arc hereby summoned to at?
tend an Extra Meeting of your Company at the
Engine House, THIS EVENING, at 8 o'clock. Busi?
ness of importance. By order of the President.
H. A. MULLINCS,
novl7 Secretary pro tem.
CHARLESTON HOOK AND LADDER
COMPANY, No. 1.-Members are requested
to attend a Special Meeting or the Company Tuts
EVENING, at half-past 7 o'clock,
novn A. B. JARVIS, Secretary^
PALMETTO PIONEER CO-OPERA
TIVE ASSOCIATION.-Thc Regular Quar?
terly Meeting will be held Tuis EVENING, 17th in?
stant, at Masonic Hall, at Irali-past7 o'clock.
By order. W. H. WELCH,
novn Secretary and Treasurer.
SURVIVORS' ASSOCIATION.-T H E
Convention of the District Associations for
the purpose or organizing a State Association,
will be held at the South Carolina Hall, in this
city, on THURSDAY next, the 18th Instant, at l
o'clock P. M.
A Complimentary Supper will be given to the
Delegates at hair-past 8 o'clock In the evening.
JAMES ARMSTRONG, JR.,
N T E
Greenville and Columbia Railroad Guaranteed
Greenville and Columbia Railroad Guaranteed
Coupons. Apply to JAMES H. AVILSON,
novl7 2 No. 5 Broad street.
Df ARD LOWNDES,
BROKER, No. 4 BROAD STREET,
Buys and sells on commission, Bonds, Stocks,
Bank Bills, and Securities of all kinds. The high?
est market prices obtained.
Any information desired, by letter or otherwise
will be cheerfully given. Apply as above at No
1 Broad street, or through Post oft! ce Box 307.
Will a'.so attend to the investments of money in
large and small amounts.
REFERENCES.-Wagner, Huger A Co., Reeder A
Davis, G. A. Trenholm.A ?oa, W. C. Bee A Co.,
Thomas E. Waring, Cashier South Carolina Loan
and Trust Company ; Pelzer, Rodgers A Co., J. D.
Aiken and Co., George H. Walter A Co., Cohen,
Hanckel A Co., Andrew Slmoads, President First
National Bank. sept212mos D*C
?rjirts anb ?nrnisrjing ?oo?s.
LATEST STYLES !
COMFORTABLE PIT !
LOWEST PRICES I
S SCOTT'S S
SSSSSSS 3 S S S S S S
S STAR SHIRTS S
S AND COLLARS S
S READY MADE S
S AND MADE S
S TO ORDER. S.
S _ S
s - s
S MEN'S S
S FURNISHING S
S GOODS. 8
AT THE GREAT SHIRT EMPORIUM
LOOK FOR THE STAR SION,
NEARLY OPPOSITE MARKET HALL,
~ rJlHOS. H. BLACKWELL'S C
W GENTLEMEN'S %
U FURNISHING w
00 No. 219 KINO STREET,
(Xi One door below Market street.
y The best assortment or
*Z: GLOVBti. HOSIERY, M
IN THE CITY.
ACIFIC GUANO COMPANY'S
COMPOUND ACID PHOSPHATE OF LIME,
COMPOSTING WITH COTTON SEED.
This article ls manufactured at the Company's
Works under the direction and superintendence
or Dr. RAVENEL. It contains the same elements
or fertility as Soluble Pacific Guano, except that
lt ls not furnished with ammonia. It ls prepared
expressly for composting with cotton seed, which
furnishes the dement of ammonia-the object be?
ing to render that side-product of thc plantation
available to the highest degree as an element or |
$45 cash, or $50 on 1st November, 1870, for ap?
proved city acceptance or other good security.
For further, and particular information, apply
to the undersigned,
J. N. ROBSON,
Agent for South Carolina,
Nos. 1 aud 2 Atlantic Wharf.
JOHN. S. REESE A CO.,
General Agents Baltimore,
p ER U VI AN GUANO.
100 tons Genuine PERUVIAN, landing ex
schooner Margaret and Lucy, for sale low.
nov l l J. A. ENSLOW A CO.
JTO. 1 PERUVIAN GUANO.
l.">0 tons No. 1 PERUVIAN GUANO, now land?
ing from schooner Archer A Reeves.
For sale by T. J. KERR A CO.
g ADDLEI?Y WAREHOUSE.
WILLIAM HARRA L A CO.,
No. 19 HAYNK STREBT.
Wholesale and Retail Dealers iu
SADDLES, BRIDLES, HARNESS, COLLARS,
COACH AND HARNESS MATERIALS, Ac.
BROKER AND COMMISSION MERCHANT,
NO. 48 BROAD STREET.
Charlcstou, S. C.
Stocks, Bon is and Cold bought, carried and
sold short in .Sew York City.
Particular attention paid to the purchase and
sale of all kinda o? Southern Securities.
HE MASONIC FAIR,
Under thc authority and approval of the M. W.
GRAND LODGE and M. E. GRAND ROYAL ARCH
CHAPTER of the State of South Carolina, will
open THIS DAY, at 2 o'clock, and continue open
until 5 o'clock P. M.; will reopen at 7 o'clock and
close at ll o'clock P. M.
On THURSDAY, thc 18th Instant, the FAIR will
he oncdat 12 o'clock M., and coutinue open until
ll o'ilock P. M.
Contributions to fae Refreshment and other ta?
bles will be gratefully received and acknow?
The lower Saloon will be opened every night, at
10 o'clock, for Cotillion and Quadrille Parties, un?
der thc management and direction of the officers
of La Candeur and Walhalla Lodges, and a fine
String Band will be in attendance.
Arrangements have been made to transmit
Telegrams from the Hall to aU parts of the United
States, or by cable to Europe.
Telegraphic reports of thc cotton, gold and pro?
vision markov :an be procurred at. the Telegraph
Offices in the Hall every evening.
W. A. T. SMYTHE, P. M., President of the Asso?
w. 'A. B. OAKES. P. M., vice-President.
w. S. THOMAS, Jr., p. M., Chairman of Committee
of Arran tremen ts.
Bro. S. E. WELCH, Treasurer.
Bro. R. E. BROWN, Secretary.
W. N. LEVIS, P. M. | Bro. J. ORTMAN.
Bro. D. MULLER. Bro. A. WIIKJ.
Bro. J. N. WIOFALL. I Bro. J. A. TENNENT.
Price of Admission to the Fair, 25 cents; chil?
dren under 14 years of age, 15 cents. Season
Admission to Rall Room, one gentleman and
two ladies, 50 cents. Tickets can be obtained at
the Hotels, Jewelry and Book Stores, at the Hall,
and of the Secretary, at his place of business, No.
24 Hayne street.
agg-The Street Railway Company have very
kindly consented to allow their cars to await thc
closing of the Fair, each evening, for the accom?
modation of the visitors. novl7
J^OUNG AMERICA STEAM FIRE
A SOIREB will be given THIS BVENLNG,
SOUTH CAROLINA HALL.
Members are requested to appear In uniform.
novl7 1* THE COMMITTEE.
Stot'c-s, Hanges, &r.
TOVES AT WHOLESALE,
THE UNDERSIGNED, SUCCESSORS OF HOR?
TON A SHEPHERD, HAVE RESUMED THEIR
TRADE IN STOVES, AS WHOLESALE DEALERS,
IN CONNECTION WITH THEIR OTHER BUSI?
NESS, AND ARE NOW PREPARED TO SUPPLY
OTHER DBALEBS, FACTORS, MERCHANTS AND
ALL THE CUSTOMERS OF THE OLD HOUSE
WITH THE MOST APPROVED DESCRIPTIONS
OF COOKING STOVES, RANGES AND HEATING
STOVES AT A CLOSE APPROXIMATION TO
THE COOKING STOVES AND RANGBS ARE
SOLD WITH OR WITHOUT FURNITURE-SOME
OF THEM ARE DESIGNED TO OPERATE WITH?
OUT THE AID OF CHIMNEYS IF NECESSARY
AND ALL ARE GUARANTEED TO BAKE PROP?
ERLY, IF SET UP AS DIRECTED.
THE RANGES ARE TJNUS?ALLY LOW IN
PRICE-HAVE SIX BOILER OPENINGS AND
DOUBLE OVENS, THOUGH BUT A SINGLE
PIPE, AND NEED NO BRICK-WORK TO SST
THE STOCK OF HEATING STOVES EMBRACES
CAST-IRON AIR-TIGHTS, RUSSIA-IRON AIR
TIGHTS, SIX-PLATE OR BOX STOVES, Ac.
ILLUSTRATBD CATALOGUES AND PRICES
WILL BE FURNISHED UPON APPLICATION.
WM. SHEPHERD A CO.,
No. 24 HAYNE STREET,
_CHARLESTON S. C.,_
WM. SHEPHERD ACO.,
_No. 24 HAVyE STREET._
gTAMPED TIN-W ARE
WM. SHEPHERD Sc CO.,
_No. 24 HAYNE STREET._
"pRBNCH RETLNNED IRON - WARE
WM. SHEPHERD Sc CO.,
No. 24 HAYNE STREET.
AGENTS LN CHARLESTON:
WM. SHEPHERD ? CO.
No. 24 HAYNE STREET.
MENKE A MULLER,
No. 325 KINO STREET,
Three Doors below Liberty street.
Have just received and opened a large and fine
assortment of Men's Youths'and Boy's CLOTH?
ING, FURNISHING GOODS, Ac. Consisting of
Elegant OVERCOATS, Business ami Dress Suits,
White and Colored Shirts, Underwear Goods, Ac,
English and Domestic Half Hose, Alexander's
and Couvisior's Kid Gloves, Buckskin, Doeskin,
(Jallakin; Cloth, Cassimere, Tweed; Silk and
Thread Gloves, Linen and Paper Collars, Cravats,
Neck Ties, Pocket Handkerchiefs, Suspenders,
Also, a largo and well assorted stock of BROAD?
CLOTH, CASSIMERE, DOESKIN, BEAVER
CLOTH, ftc, a large variety of the new style Pants
and Vest Patterns, which we oller to sell by piece,
yard or pattern, or make up into garments by
'measure, in the latest styles.
our stock has been selected with great care,
and prices marked very low, in plain ligures.
Being confident that we can offer inducements
unequalled by any other house, we solicit buyers
in our linc to give us a call before purchasing
All orders will receive our prompt and very
Bntire satisfaction is guaranteed,
J T. II U M P H R E Y S,
BROKER AUCTION KER AND COMMISSION
SALE? OF BEAL ESTATE. STOCKS. BONDS.
SECURITIES AND PERSONAL PRO?
PERTY ATTENDED TO.
No. 27 BROAD STREET,
Charleston, S. C.
REPEHI-NCES.-Hon. HENRY BUIST, W. J. MA?
GRATH, Esq., General JAMES CONNER, T. It.
WAKING, Esq. OCt4
?roeeries, C?pxowi, Ut. *
JIRUIT! FRUIT! FRUITl
Landing; this day from Schooner W. H. Steele*,
direct from Baracoa,
800 bunches BANANAS
17,000 half, husked Cocoa Nnts ^.
2,000 Sweet Oranges.
100 bbl?. PRIME APPLES
lo.ooo Florida and Eleuthera Oranges.
MALAGA GRAPES, new crop Figs, Dates, Rai?
sins, Currants, and a full assortment of Nuts,
Canned Goods, and Keller's Package Candies.
For sale by PAUL, WELCH A BRANDES,
novi7 -2 No. 251 East .Tay,
U GAR AND SYRUP
loo barre.' ^UGAR-A, C and Yellow
50 barrels GuiU:". Syrup.
FLOUR, CANDLES, LARD AND TOBACCO.
200 bags Extra Family Georgia Flour-Granite
.TOO boxes Candles-ll, 12 and 14 oz.
100 cases Choice FamUy Lard-in 3, 5, 7 andie
25 boxes Low Priced Tobacco.
Now on consignment, and for sale at market
rates, by J. N. ROBSON,
novl7 1DAC Nos. 1 and 2 Atlantic Wharf.
QHEESE ! CHEESE ! CHEESE !
25 boxes Choice FACTORY CHEESE.
20 tubs Choice BUTTER.
For sale by HENRY COBIA A CO.
novl7 1 .
IDES, SHOULDERS, &C.
25 hhds. Choice C. R. SIDES
25 hhds. Prime Rib Sides
30 hhds. Western Shoulders
40 boxes D. S. Long Clear Sides
20 tierces Choice Hams
loo bags Rio Coffee
50 barrels Ex. C Sugar
500 barrels Choice, Super and Extra Flour
500 boxes No. l Herrings
300 boxes Can Oysters, Peaches and Tomatoes.
In store and for sale at low rates, by is
JEFFORDS A CO.,
novia 3 Vendue Range, Sign of the Hog.
50 barrels Choice X, XX and XXX WHISKEY
75 barrels Rectified Proof Whiskey.
For sale by JEFFORDS A CO.
QRANGES! ORANGES ! ORANGES I
30,000 sweet Havana ORANGES, at $2 50 per
hundred, and 40 cents per dozen.
40 dozen large Pineapples
25 bunches Bananas.
For sale by Mas. C. D. KENRICK,
novie 3 No. 83 Market, near Meeting street.
pURE SHERRY WINE.
Just received 30 casks of SHERRY WINE
prices $3, $4, $5, $8, $8, $12 per gaUon; in bottles,
from $1 to $2 50.
PIPER A CO. HBIDSIECC
Ve Clicquot Ponsardin
M arum's Champagne
All of direct importation.
WM. S. CORWIN A CO.,
No. 275 King street,
Branch of No. ooo Broadway, New York.
Russ' St. Domingo Bitters
Wolfe's Schiedam Schnapps.
WM. S. CORWIN A CO.,
novl3 6_No. 276 King street.
I VERPOOL SALT!
6000 sacks LIVERPOOL SALT, direct from Liv?
erpool-large and full sacks. / 'h
For sale at lowest market prices, by
oct20 T. J. KERR A CO.
Q. ? N N Y CLOTH.
loo bales, extra weight, ia store, and for sale
low in lots to suit purchasers, by
E. LAFITTE A CO., No. 20 Broad street
QALIFORNIA VINEGAR BITTERS.
For sale by DR. H. DAER,
novii_No. 131 Meeting street
?PHAM'S ANTIDOTE FOR STRONG
A 8HRH CURR FOB DRUNKENNESS.
One Dollar a Bottle. Sent by mail, postage
paid, on receipt of price. .
The Antidote bi the best remedy that can be
administered in Mania-a-Potu, and also for all
For sale by Dr. H. DAER.
No. 131 Meeting street,
oct6_Agent for South Carolina,
CARBONATE OF AMMONIA
Bicarbonate of Soda
Cream of Tartar
For sale, wholesale and retail, by
Dr. H. BAIR,
oct6_No. 131 Meeting street.
JOLSON'S TOBACCO ANTIDOTE.
Warranted to remove all desire for Tobacco ta
any form. Restores sufferers from Its injurious
effects to robust health. Of great benefit to Dys?
peptics. For sale by Dr. H. BA ER,
No. 131 Meeting street,
oct5 Agent for South Carolina.
^CTS LIKE A CHARM!
THE GENUINE ENGLISH CHLORODLNE,
(J. COLLIS BROWNE'S,)
Is the best Anodyne ever known to the nrofes
slon. To be bad of Da. H. BALK.
nov3_No. 131 Market street.
CURES FEVER AND AGUE.
THE FINEST TONIC IN THE WORLD.
For sale by ali Druggists.
G. J. LURK, Agent,
Corner King and John street,
sept!7 3mos_Charleston, S. C.
g O L O M 0 N'S BITTERS
ARE FOR SALE BY
Drs. RAOUL & LYNAS,
At Wholesale and Retail,
CORNER KING AND MARKET STREETS,
Cumber, .fuel, Ut.
QOALl COAL! COAL! *~
300 tons very Superior RED ASH COAL, land?
ing this day ex Schooner "Fawn,"' and for sale
by BUDD A BLAKE.
novlS 3 Boyce's Wharf
QOALl COAL ! COAL!
loo tons BITUMINOUS LUMP COAL, for parlor
200 tons Cumberland Smith's Coal, now landing
from schooner Mataoka
300 tons Red Ash Coal, egg and stove sizes, to ar?
rive per brig Gambia, from Philadelphia.
For sale by EL P. BAKER A CO.,
Coal Yard, No. 20 Cumberland street.
ACCOMPLISH ALL THEY PROMISE,
For sale at
sept.17 Hmos_ RAOUL A LYNAn'S.
0 YOU WISH
TO I'i!EVENT YOUR
CHILL AND FEVER?
septn 3mos USE SOLOMONS' E TT ?*S
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