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NEWYOBK, May 21.-Tue coso of
Clarke against I. & ?. Brooks, re?
garding the proprietorship of tho JQf
jrress newspaper, nfter four year's'
litigation, has been satisfactorily ad?
justed. Erastus Brooks having pur?
chased Clarke's interest, tho publica?
tion will bo continued by Brooks'
There is a rumor on the street that
Fraser & Trenhohn have failed for
?4,000,000. Gold is 37 34 in conse?
quence. This evening's Commercial
soys cabio despatches aunonnco the
failure of Fraser, Treuholin ? Co.,
and tho report is confirmed by agents
of tho company in this edy.
Cn.viu.ESTON, May 21.-General
Sickles has issued nu order prohibit?
ing thc distillation of spirits from
grain iu the Second Military Dis?
trict. Offenders ure declared liable
to trial and punishment by a military
commission. The reasons assigned
for the order are that the present
scanty supply of food in the Caro?
linas is seriously, diminished by thc
large quantity of grain consumed in
distilleries, worked in defiance of tin
revenue laws; that this nulawfu
traffic makes food dearer in places
whore largo numbers are depending
upon public and private bounty; tba
tho Government is defrauded of t
large amount of ' revenne; that th<
authority of its civil officers is brough
into contempt, and that the mischie
complained of tend? to inc*reaso po
vcrty, misery and orime.
Arrived-Steamor Champion, Nev
York. Sailod-Schooner Alert, Ma
tanzas; schooner Ada Ames.
NEW ORLEANS, May 21.-Thc Pica
yune's special correspondence, datei
Orizaba, May 3, says thc City o
Mexico is surrounded by 20,000 Libe
rais. The bombardment has com
menced in earnest. Commande
Marquez announced his intention t
resist to the death. He is impressin
water carriers and porters. No office
is to receive quarter from the Lib?
rahs. Orders have been issued tht
Miramon, Marquez and Maxiinilin
are to be shot if captured. Since tl
surrender of Puebla, the Imperiales
do not number over 10,000.
CONSTANTINOPLE, May 21.-Tl
Sultan of Turkey has gone on a vis
to the Paris Exposition.
LONDON, May 21.-Burke, recent
convicted of treason, is hopelessly i
in Dublin jail.
WASHINGTON, May 21.-Secreta)
Stanton has furnished a certified coi
of Booth's diary to the Presiden
which has been published. The iii
entry is as follows: "April 13-l-l.
Friday-The Ides.-Until to-day, u
thing was over thought of saeriftcii
to our country's wrongs. For s
months we had worked to captui
but our cause being almost lo
something decisive and great must
done. But its failure was owing
others, who did not strike for th
country, with n heart. I stru
boldly, and not as tho papers say.
walked with a firm step through
thousand of his friends, was stopp?
but pushed on. A colonel was at I
side. I shouted "Sic semper" beb
I fired. In jumping, broke my I
I passed nil bia pickets, rode si:
miles that night, with the bono of :
leg tearing tho flesh at every jump
eau never repent it, though wo lui
to kill. Our country owed nil 1
troubles to him; and God sim]
ruado mc the instrument of his p'
Tho balance of thc diary is soi
what incoherent, without any a]
sion to accomplices in tho assassi
tion, except a boy who accompau
him. Certificates accompany the
cument, showing that the mutilati
of thc diary occurred before the c
Family Flour, &c
TWENTY bbls. FAMILY FLOUR, u
celled in quality.
25 bbls. gooil BROWN SUGAR, at 1
Cer pound. Received to day and for
y C. H. BALDWIN A G
Violin and Guita
ALARGE and CHOICE BELECTTC
GENUINE ITALIAN STRINGS;
a line assortment of Violin Bows, Brui
Screws, Buttons and Tail Pieces,
recoived at E. POLLARD
_ Apr il 7 mv
SMALL HOUSE FOR SALE
MTHE PRESBYTERIAN HISS
CHAPEL, on thc square South o
Asylum; suitable for a .small fu
residence. Applv to R. L. BRY.1
April 21_ _
H>X". 33. 33- S3VLXT
HAS located in ibis citv, and offer
PROFESSIONAL SERVICES t<
citizens. Residence and office, c<
Lady and Sumter streets former
donee of John L Gracev, Esq.
April 2H 1
Liquors, Cigars, &c.
JUSC TO HAND,
Favorito brands Wbi.-kios,
Holland Oin, Cognac Brandy,
Brandied Peaches, Cherries", Aprici
Canned Peaches, Tomatoes, Ac., A
Anni ll GE?). SYMME1
TO REN 1'.
ri!HE ROOM over the store ..: Tim
i Earl.'. Apply tn
April 19 ALFRED TOLLES?
BY THE EMILY S0UD
A SELECTED STOCK of verv exe
/ V FRENCH RON-BONK, CREAM
COL ATES, JELLY CAKES, .Vc., at
MCKENZIE'S CONFECTIO.. EI\
Plain street, near Central Ho
??EW Yon*, irfay it-Woori.-"Floor
dull dad drooping. Corn 2(/??8o. low?
er. ForV I?werM^.20(??$23.25.
Lard quiet, st jL3&@18ftf. Cotton,
quiet and drooping-middling 28c.
Stocks dull and heavy. Gold .'571,,.
Sterling-sixty days, 97-?; sight 10}:j.
Money, 6 per cent.
7 P. M.-Cotton dull, with sales of
8,050 bales, at 27L.@28. Flour
dull-State $10.65(^18.80; ?outbcra
dull and drooping. Corn heavy and
3(i/4c. lower. Pork heavy and lower
mess $23(? 23.25. Linrd firm and
quiet. Sugar 10*?(all. Stocks more
active. Money 0.
LIVERI>OOL, May 21-Noon.-Cot?
ton easier; sales 8,000 hales-mid?
dling uplands ll'o? Orleans ll}u.
Brcudstuffs quiet. Corn 40s. Pro*
LIVERPOOL,, Muy 21-2 P. M.
Cotton very dull and heavy, though
no decline established. Pork ad?
vanced ls.-quoted at 80s.
LONDON, May 21-Evening.-Con?
sols 93. Bonds 72?4.
LIVERPOOL, May 21-Evening.
Cotton closed quiet, with sales of
10,000 bales-middling uplands ll1^;
CINCINNATI, May 21.-Hindo & Por?
ter have failed. Liabilities $170,000.
BALTIMORE, May 21.-Cotton quiet
and steady-middling uplands 27. j
Flour dull. Com dull and declined.
Provisions firm aud iuuetive. Mess !
pork $23.75. Bacon unchanged.
Lard quiet and firm.
NEW ORLEANS, May 21.-Sales of
cotton 2,300 bales-low middlings
AUGUSTA, May 21.-Cotton market I
flat, with sales of GI bales; middlings
SAVANNAH, May 21.-Cotton dull
and heavy; middlings 25.
MOBILE, May 21.-Sales of cotton
700 bales; middlings 24.
R E MO VAL!
THE subscriber has changed bia place of
business to the NEW and S P A C IO U S j
STORE on Richardson (Main- street, ad?
joining Messrs. Hopsou A- Sutplion'a
kr.o-.vn as NO. 1 GRANITE RANGE.
The intention is to keep a FULL LINE ?f
DRY GOODS, of ail thc different
styles W. shall be plcasod to sec our old
customers, vhoth city and country,) and
' o'l who favor us with a call, and wish to
purchase GOOD GOODS at FAIR PRICES.
M. Xs. TC TNARP.
C. E, SEED
HAS just re!urned with a
fresh and superior stock of
French. English and Ameri?
can MILLINERY, in all varie?
ties. Also, LADIES* WEARS;
superior Silk Coverings, at all
prices; Hair Braids, Coils,
Waterfalls, Curls, Netts, Are.:
all of which will be sold VERY
DONE WITH NEATNESS AND DE?
SPATCH. April 17 f3mo
EXTRA SUGAR-CURED HAMS.
Sugar-cured Breakfast Strips.
Sides, Shoulders, Ac, at lowest market
prices. For sab: br
April ll ' GEO. SYMMERS.
SARATOGA WATER !
! "TUST received fresh from the Spring.
? *J For sale bv
FISHER k H El NITS H.
I Apt ii 4 Druggists.
BBIiS., just received, in flue order.
April 21 JOHN C. SEEGERS k CO.
HENRY E. SCOTT,
General Insurance Agent,
Bank Building, Columbia, S. C.
FIRE, LIFE and ACCIDENT POLICIES
issued for FIRST-CLASS COMPA?
Applications received for the Liverpool
and London and Globe Fire and Life In?
Capital, surplus and reserven
Assets in tho United States ov r 1,800,000
-| (\ PIECES SUMMER CASS1MERES,
1U at :J7Ac. per yard.
10 pieces "LI NEN DUCK, at .17 lc. per yd.
1 doz. Black Silk Basques.
1 " " Baron Shawls.
1 '. Colored Baron Shawls. For sale
cheap. ALFRED TOLLESON.
FULTON MARKET SM'?KED BEEF
, Tubs choice GOSHEN RUTTER, al 40c.
Bags and pockets JAVA COFFEE, at 10c;
a fresh lot-superior.
Rbis, mid box.-s Breakfast Bacon.
Milk, Butter, Trenton, Sugar, Wim and
I Soda Crackers.
Reeker's Self-raisin? FLOUi! genuine.
IU)!H. Jeraov Peach-blow Potatoes.
And for ?ale at FAIR PRICKS by
March 23 C. H. BALDWIN A CO.
Plow Moulds! Plow Moulds!
^fVA BWEDES PLOW MOULDS.
V / just receiver. .11.d fur fide bv
March's * J. k T. It. AGNEW
OUR STOCK COMPLETE YET !
THE UNES ?ND ASSORTMENT NOT BROKEN!
THIS THE GREAT WEEK FOR THOSE WHO USE FINE
AS WE HEX OX THEM ESPECIALLY THIS WEEK.
Heavy Staple and Domestic Goods !
For Supplying City and Country Merchants,
R. C. SHIVER.
It is Getting Late in the Season,
AND WE WILL SELL TILL REMAINDER OF OUR
STOCK OF DRY GOODS
GREATLY" REDUCED PRICES!
S. H. MYERS & CO..
OPPOSITE SITE OF CITY HOTEL.
C. F. JACKSON'S.
DRY GOODS AT COST,
FOR THE NEXT TWENTY DAYS. F ROM THIS I) AT 1'].
PARTIES trialling to oe successful in planting under thc new avHteni of labor, will
lose no time in obtainiiiK tho LATEST IMPROVED AGRICULTURAL IMPLE?
MENTS. Over 70,000 of WOOD'S SELF-RAKING REAPERS are now in uso in this
country and Europe. The reputatiou which this machine has acquired warrants us in
saying'it is the BEST NOW IN USE.
Wo are also General State Agents for the salo of the following AGRICULTURAL
IMPLEMENTS, at manufacturera' prices:
UNIVERSAL COTTON GIN and CONDENSER.
HAY and COTTON PRESSES.
HORSE POWERS and THRESHERS. PREMIUM FARM GRIST MILL.
Buck-Eyo and Stafford Cultivators.
Fodder and Corn Stalk Cutters, Fan Mills.
Georgia Cotton Planter, Grain Drills, Corn Sheller a.
Plows, Expanding Cultivator, Pumpa, Bells, .tc., Ac. All of which can be seen at
tho COTTON GIN WAREHOUSE, Columbia, S. C., or al our ?ub-acenuies throughout
thc Stato. A. li. COLTON. Propriotur.
May 2 W. B. LOWRANCE, Manager.
Well Fixture ! !
$20. AGENTS WANTED, $20.
dH>7fr TO WOO PER MONTH-males and
tu) I O fomalos-to soil the only, genuino
Common Sonso FAMILY 8EWING MA?
CHINE manufactured. It wUl hem, fell,
stitch, turk, Mud. braid, (?nilt and embroi?
der beautifully. Price only $'20, including
Barnum'* Sc If .sower and Sclf-tuniing Ile in -
mor. Fnllv warranted for Uve years.
CAUTION.-Beware of those selling
worthless cast-iron macliincB, under th?
name name aa ours. For circulars and
terms, addruxs c. BOWERS A CO.,
253 S Filth street, Philadelphia, Ta.
May 21_ Imo
$25. Bartlett Sewing Machine. $25.
WANTED, Ageuts; $150 nor month and
all cxponsos paid, to sell the genuine
BARTLETT SEWING MACHINE. This
machino will do all thc work that can he
done on any high-priced machine, and is
fully patented, licensed and warranted for
live ycart?. Wo pay tho above wages, or a
commission, from which twice that amount
can be made. For circulars and terms,
address IL HALL A CO., i
721 Chestnut et., Philadelphia, Pa. i
April 12 3*5
CHARLESTON, S. C.
MTHIS well-known FIRST-CLASS
HOTEL ha? been thoroughly repair?
ed, refitted and refurnished, and is
now roady for the accommodation nf tho
traveling public, whose patronage is re?
Tho proprietor promises to do all in his
power for the comfort ol' IUB guests.
March 21 JOSEPH PURCELL, Prop'r.
Livery and Sale Stables,
_ CHALMERS STREET,
?yutot^ Charleston. S. C. DIE- c;S?3&JsL,
jffSlc.EN & BAKER, Pro
M /1'nrietorB. Saddle Horse?, Car?
riages, Pine tun? and Buggies to hire, at all
hours. Mules and Horses for sale.
_ Feb 27
CHARLESTON, S. C.
COACHES always in readiness to convey
passengers to and from tho Hotel.
Feb 20 WHITE & M'.XER, Proprietors.
New York Advertisements.
New York Hotel,
NEW YORK CITY.
THE fcubscribers, successors to H. Cran?
ston, Esq., and Cranston A Hildreth, in the
proprietorship of thia well-known
Wish to assure their friends and the public
generally, that they shall spare no pains
nor expense in their endeavors tu maintain
Us reputation so well merited under its
former proprietors, as one of
THE FIRST OF FIRST-CLASS HOTELS.
D. M. HILDRETH & CO.
April 7 3mo
SOUTHERN BANK NOTES!
Bought and sold on commission by
LAWRENCE, BROS. & CO.,
NO. IC WALL STREET, NEW YOKE.
MONEY received on deposit from banks,
bankers, merchants and others. Or- ,
ders in Gold, Government and othor Seeu- j
rities executed at the regular Stock Ex?
change by a member of tho lirm. Consign?
ments of "Cotton solicited. April 8
DKWITT C. LAWBENCE. JOHN R. CECIL.
C?urs J. LAWRENCE. _WMl A. HALSTKD
STENHOUSE & MACAULAY,"
I710R tho salo of COTTON, COTTON
' YARNS, SHEETINGS, Naval Stores,
Ac, and for the purchaso of Merchandize
generally, 66 J'earl .1'reet, New York.
Consignments to us from every point in
tho South fully protected hy insurance as
soon aa shipped. July l-l Iv
J. E. STENHOUSE. ALLAN MACAULAY.
JAMES CONNER'S SONS
UNITED STATES TYPE FOUNDBY
AND PRINTER'S WAREHOUSE.
NOS. 28, 30 and 32 Centro street, (cerner
of Reade street,) Now York. Tho type
on which this paper is printed is from tue
above Foundry. Nov 18
SUPPORT YOLK OWN Jut KN ALS,
Tho Gleaner, issued every Wednes?
day, from this ofliee, defies competi?
tion as a literary and news journal.
Those who subscribe to it mo kept
well posted up iu the current events
of tho da}', ns it embraces tho tele?
graphic nows, political, commercial,
stato of tho markets, Atc, nj? to thc
hour of going to press.
HAVING resumed thc
abov. business, 1 um prc?
_pared to execute ?ll kinda
of work in thu above hue ;.t the shortest
notice and most reasonable priei u.
A variety of COFFINS constantly on
hand. Funerals promptlv attended.
Aug :tn M." Il, RERRY.
At Brennan & Carroll's Catrinee Facj'.ty.
ASMALL invoice firgenniue HAVANA
SEGARS, foi Halo by
March 29 E. .v <i. I>. HOPE.
***#*r"'?f***-"^ts' . ? EF3F-t?^5S5 ? ir*
TMd'ni/itiv', Ci-ockmy, Tarter, Ale, vTa?on
and liante its, Ac.
By A. E. PHILLIPS.
THIS (Wednesday) MORNING, 0* o'clock.
I will joli, at my auction mart. Washing?
Sundry articles of FURNITURE, cou- .
sifting of :
Sideboard, Extension Dining Table, Card
Table, Mahogany, Cane and Wood-seat
Chairs, Cane-seat Rooking chairs, Lounge,
1 Cottago Suito, Washstands, large Look?
ing Glasses, Mattresses, Aa. Also, a lot of
Crockery, Tumblers, Lamps, Jars, Ac; 1
Cooking Stove, with Furniture, in complete
order, and a lot of Kitchen Utensils:
Clocks and Time-pieces Ac.
Also, 4 casks Rans ft Co.'s Palo Ale, Por?
ter, Urandy anti Whiskoy: l G.-ovor A Ba?
ilor's Sewing Machine," in good order; 4
Silver Cups and Goblets, I Gold Bracelet:
1 Navy Pistol; Wagons and Harness, and
1 set Carriage Harness, Ac.
N. B.-Unlimited articles received until
hour of salo. May 22
IN THE PRICE OF
AS is our usual custom at
tho close of each season, wc
now oiler our stock of
SPRING CLOTHING AT COST!
BARGAINS iu BOYS'
CASSIMERES & TWEEDS.
R. & W. C. SWMIELD.
N. B.-We are dail\? mak?
ing addition? to our stock of
Clothing, with GOODS OF
OUR OWN MANUFAC?
TURE. May 14
JOD PIUNTINU.-Tho Job Oflice of
the Pliu'nix is as completo as any in
tho South. It is furnished with new
fonts of type of ull descriptions aud
of the most modern styles. All work
executed promptly, with taste and
skill, and at reasonable rates.
SCYTHES AND GRAIN CRADLES.
-j *y DOZEN Griffins best Scythes,
X ?-? (j " best Grain Cradles, manu?
factured expressly to cut Southeru grain.
Just received, and for sale at reduced
prices, bv J. A T. R. AGNEW.
April JW _._
ICE, ICE , ICE !
At Reduced Prices!
HAVINO completed a large andcommo
dions house for this tradn, I ara now
prepared, with a large supply on hand, to
till all orders from the city and country en?
trusted to my caro with promptness. All
orders must bo accompanied with tho mo
nev, as mv terms are striotly CASH.
A. O AGE A CO., Proprietors.
JOHN D. BATEMAN, Agent.
HST Newberry Herald. Spartauburg Ex?
press, Chester Standard, Greenville Moun?
taineer and Anderson Intelligencer cony
four times and fur WP rd bills immediately.
ANEW and complete assortment Just
An elegant assortment of FISHING
TACKLE-Rods, Reals, Bobs, Hooks,
Unes, Ac. At LOW PRICES.
P. W. KRAFT,
Washington street, opposite old Jail.
N. B. -Manufacturing and repairing
substantially and neatly executed.
May ?C _\7_
Bacon Sides, Shoulders and Strips.
FIFTEEN THOUSAND lbs. PRIME
HIDES and SHOULDERS.
2,000 lbs. Bacon Strips. For sale low by
March 20 E. A G. D. HOPE.
HE undersigned, having purchased Dr.
E. E. Jackson's Fountain, has oponed a
SODA WATER STAND,
On Plain Stree!, in the More formerly
occtq ii.//'.'/ R> 'i* W. 0. Swajffield.
Will also keep on hand a nice assort*
FRUITS and CANDIES,
T ?SACCO ?nd SEOARS, Ac.
AprilJH Imo E. A. SCHNEIDER.
JOHN H. HEISE,
OOH fe O t ion or-,
WHOLESALE IM> RETAIL/
CIAN DIES manufactured daily, at as low
J a.-i eau bc laid dotVU here troin the
North, $JT Comer of Plain and Marion
streets. Feb a