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Tuesday ?onu>g/Oct?bor i, 1867. ,^-? -?ix . . . TUe Next Btulon. Already we har? it giveu out that the session of Congress which meeta next month, will be a "stormy" one. But a peaceful meeting-an earnest determination to bring the people of the. country once moro together, in the bonds of unity and harmony, and to cement the Union-should be the principal port of the programme. And were the members to do thia late as the reformation would come we believe the American people would willingly accept the reconciliation they might tender. But we fear that 8uob a course on tho part of the dominant party can scarcely be ex? pected, and least of all at the ap? proaching session. The master spirits of the party in power have been d'.-.von tc frenzy, by the efforts which the President baa recently put forth to vindicate the Constitution and maintain the laws of the United States, against the encroachments of military power. He has wounded them in the tenderest spot, dethroned their pets, and driven from his coun? cils their ohosen representative, who had done more to prostitute the oivil laws of the country beneath the iron heel of military absolutism, than any other official in the country. He has unequivocally defied them, and it, therefore, may be safely predicted, that the next session will ,be a "stormy" one. ; But how will Con? gress proceed; how will that body > inaugurate their schemes against tho Executive ? They may replace Stan? ton, but that will not do them much good, for under the few months' ad? ministration of the Department by General Grant, the eyes of tho whole people have been opened to the pre? vious shameful extravagance that prevailed under his predecessor. He would not, we verily believe, have the confidence of the people. The crowning blow is ( be im? peachment. For two years and up , wards, a committee have been inves? tigating and hunting up some charge upon whioh to base articles of im? peachment They have, thus far, failed, and it is not clear that sinoe the adjournment of tho last session the President has been guilty of any of thesu "high crimes and misde? meanors," upon which alone the Con ? stitution declares the President can be impeached. Bat suppose Con gross should determine to impeach him any jvay, what would most likely be the result? The patience of the Ataerioan people has been tried to the utmost tension of forbearance, and we cannot believe they would tolerate this last blow, at the republi? can institutions of the country. The great interests, manufacturing and commercial, could not stand tamely by and submit to the terrific shock which such a revolutionary move? ment would certainly produce. The people themselves would demand a fair trial for their Chief Magistrate before a fall Senate. They will not see the Executive office degraded without just cause, and will not risk the destruction of all publio credit, and the danger of anarchy and disor? der which would surely follow. We trust that when the members come together, better counsels will prevail, and that after the first outbreak of excitement, which may bo naturally expected, that a calm review of tho critical condition of the country will induce them all to oct with an eye single to her best interests and a speedy reconstruction of the Union. Since Leo surrendered, it has been the desire of a majority of the people of tho Southern States to resume their former relations to tho Federal Government. Thoy altered their State Constitutions, and secured to tho emancipated race-not only in obedience to the sentimeut of tho North, but to a sentiment of justice -all the protection accorded by law to tho white man, and were preparing to confer tho ballot upon him, re? stricted by certain qualifications. Wo have one source of hope-? namely : that the receding wave of public sentiment may carry back with it thoso who, riding on its top? most crest, have been tho bitterest cnomies of tho South, and led the van in every unconstitutional mea suro that has been adopted. Every? thing depends upon tho color of tho fall elections. If they show that tho spirit of conservatism ?B on the in? crease, the ultra-radical may stop and think whether ho shall follow his .people or stand alone; and the floor of Congress may show less of bitter? ness during the approaching session than at any period since the war. . Reports which come to us encou? rage the belief that New York, Penn? sylvania and possibly Ohio, will be more thoroughly Democratic, or ooneervative, than heretofore; and, if this be the case, it is almost cer? tain, while the political complexion of Congress will not be changed, that the representatives of the peo? ple in that body will "temper the wind to the shorn lamb." REGISTRATION IN THIS STATE.-An intelligent mulatto, who fills the po? sition of registrar in ono of the parish precincts, informs a corres? pondent ol the New York Times, that of the conntry negroes whom he had sean transformed into legal voters, he believed at least a third would forfeit their newly acquired privilege by reason of their inability to remember the names under which they were registered. Under the slavery regime, surnames were a luxury altogether unknown to the blacks; but as Pompey, Cncsar, July and Friday were hardly sufficiently distinctive appellations for the regis? try lists, it became necessary to im? provise and affix a surname for every applicant for the franchise. In most cases, this was done very simply by assigning to bewildered Cuffee the surname of his late master; but in very many instances the most fanci? ful or ridiculous names were be? stowed, with a strict injunction to the recipients to hold fast to their new titles, though their incapacity to recall them five minutes later was perfectly apparent. Such names as Humbug, Munchausen and Sancho Panza figure frequently and conspi? cuously on the lists. While the field hands are as cager to register as their less benighted brethren in tho towns and cities, few of them have any definite idea of tho object of tho process. The impression is almost universal among them, that it is an operation somehow preliminary to their obtaining an allotment of tho lands of their late masters; and it is a common thing to find them slyiy bespeaking from the registrars the selection of a good tract. Disputes often arise on tho important ques? tion whether the Government is to furnish mules as well as lands, the negro logic running somewhat in this wise: "For what's de uso of bein' sot free widout lands? And what's de use of de lands widout mules?" -?-??-< RESULTS OF REGISTRATION.-The eleotions will soon take place in the Southern States under the Act which disfranchises a large number of whites and enfranchises all the blacks. The voters have been registered, with the following result, as far as can be ascertained : White. Black. Virginia.115,157 101,490 North Carolina. 75,000 00,000 South Carolina. 21,000 50,000 Florida. 5,000 11,000 Georgia. 85,000 87,000 Alabama.72,747 88,218 Mississippi. 55,000 75,000 Louisiana.44,742 82,904 Arkansas. 60,000 20,000 Texas. 70,000 35,000 Total.G07.646 G15.G42 THE GOVERNMENT PRINTING.-Wo learn from an authoritative source, says the Courier, that tko Govern? ment contracts, for tho official publi? cation of the laws of Congress, havo been awarded to tho Charleston Ad? vocate and tho Sumter News. TERRIBLE HAIL STORM IN PHILA? DELPHIA.-Our Philadelphia ex? changes bring accounts of a fearful hail storm which prevailed for a half hour in that vicinity on Wednesday last. Hail stones fell with great ra? pidity, many of them being the size of a hen's eg?. Tho ?-estruction o? property in the breaking of gloss, cutting of awnings, demolishing fruit troes, &0.f was very heavy. Whole squares of houses facing North had entire windows demolished. Huge limbs were swept from troes in the public squares and along tho sidewalks. Travel was entirely sus? pended during the prevalence of the storm, and car drivers and o thara having charge of horses found great difficulty in managing thom. The streets were flooded with hail and rain. Candidates for "reconstruction" Connecticut and California. i i ! ii' i ;i i i i ' i II i ? ? ? ? ' . V Order tu Hcgard to fniei. The following important ord?i' has been issued from District Headquar? ters: HEADQ'RS 2D MILITARY DISTRICT, OHABLESTOK, S. C., Sept 21, 1867. General Orders No. 92. I. Numerous and well-founded rep? resentations having been made that illegal and oppressive taxes have been imposed in different sections of tho States of North and South Caro? lina, it is ordered that the collection of taxes be suspended in the follow? ing cases: First. Whenever any tax is, or shall be, imposed-otherwise than under the authority of the Govern? ment of the United States-which, by the terms of the Act imposing the same, or by tho action of the public authorities thereunder, shall apply to any property or right parted with, cr any transaction made and completed, prior to the adoption of the Act authorizing the same. Second. Whenever the power of Congress to regulato commerce with foreigu nations, and among tlie seve? ral States, is impugned by tho impo? sition cf taxes discriminating iu com? mercial trnusactions, in favor of resi? dent citizens and against thc citizens of foreign nations or of other States of the United States. Third. Whenever any tax is, or shall hereafter be, imposed, for the purposo of discharging any obliga? tion contracted in aid and furtherance of tho rebellion against the Govern? ment and authority of the Unsted States, or to rc-imburse tho public treasury, or any local body, or public officer, or other person, for auy ex? penditure on account of any such obligation or pretended obligation. II. Commanding officers of posts are authorized to suspend tho collec? tion of any tax embraced in Para? graph I, reporting their action, and the grounds, and all proofs relating thereto, to these headquarters. By command ot Brevet Maj. Gen. Ed. R. S. Caubv. LOUIS V. CAZIARC, Aide-de-Camp, A. A. A. G. The second section of Paragruph I of tho above order would appear to apply, for instance, to the tax im? posed by the State Legislature of South Carolina in December, 18GG, on the gross sales of merchants for that year; the third to all special taxes on pedlars and other transient traders; and the fourth to the taxos imposed to pay the interest on the debt of Charleston incurred during the war. -??????? The Financial Condition. The National Intelligencer, of Satur? day, says: The recent spasm in the money and stock market in New York is still the subject of much comment. Opin? ions seem to be vai-ious as to the causes of the temporary disturbance. Speculators are, on the whole, bene fitted by all these temporary convul? sions, to tho prejudice of the entire community, of commerce and legiti? mate dealers. . The vast sums of money that have changed hands iu Wall street during tho lost few weeks have not inured to the benefit of any productive industry. It would have been better if the same amounts had been won and lost in common gam? bling; for then the fluctuations in general prices would not have occur? red to the injury of business affairs. While we have a large redundant paper currency, and the present bank? ing system, such fluctuations will continually occur and recur. The Treasury has had loss to do with the matter than is supposed in New York. The "bears" havo repre? sented that the Government ruined their promising "gold ring" by sell? ing gold at the moment when they expected the premium to reach forty six or fifty. The fact is, that tho currency had been reduced before those gold sales, by draining tho deposit banks, an >\ by withdrawing greenbacks, cancel iug some, and locking up others, anti by some rising demand for money to move the crops. Tho main policy of the Treasury it to maintain a largo gold reserve, This policy has been, and will still continue to be, strictly adhered to. This reserve is moro useful iu keep ing down the gold premium than large sales would be. The Treasury did not sell in tho present monti nearly so much gold as it receiver from duties. It so happened, that of late the re ceipts of gold from customs have been uuusually large, and the receipt! from internal revenue very low. The demands upon the Treasury were alsc lower than usual. Gold was sold t< meet these demands, and may b( again, if necessary. Tho gold reserve will, however, b< maintained, for the rear,<>u, amonf others, that tho gold interest, paya bio in November, will bo of larg? amount. SIONI?TCANT PROPHECY.-Wo heart a gentleman state a few days since that in conversation with J. M. Botts he remarked that he believed tin Democracy would be iu the aseen daney within a few years at least and control the affairs of the conn try. Coming from such a source Mio prophecy may bo considered sig niiicant.-Rockingham Register, i . Ta? UNION LEAGUE NOMINATIONS FOB CONVENTION.-There was a large meeting of the Union Leaguers m the upper part of Greenville District, attended by its members from town and other parts, on last Thursday, and they made a nomination for the Convention, as follows: James M. Allen, (postmaster,) white; John B. Hyde, white; W. B. Johneon, white; "Wilson Cooke, colored. According to the principal article of the Leaguers, as we understand it, all the members are sworn to vote for ?ll the nominees, when the election comes on, or noe vote ut all. [Greenville Enterprise. AFRAID OF THB PEOPLE.-In the New York Constitutional Convention, Tuesday, a motion to adjourn at noon until the second Tuesday io Novem? ber came up, and was agreed toufter considerable discussion. An amend? ment providing for tho submission of the article on suffrage and an article on the Court of Appeals to the peo? ple at the November election, was defeated by a strict party vote of -ll to 76-all the Democrats favoring it? adoption. DEATH OE A CENTENARIAN.-Mrs. Mary Arnod. probably tho oldest wo? man in the United States, died at her re.sidenco in Douglas street, Brooklyn, on the 25th ult., at tho advanced ago of 110 years. Mrs. Arnod was born in Charleston, S. C., in 1758, and moved to Long Islaud in 1794, where she dwelt uutil her death. She was tho mother of eight children, five of whom aro still living, thc oldest being 70, und the youngest 55 years of age. FATAL ACCIDENT.-Mr. Marshal Us8ery, a worthy citizffu of our Dis? trict, met with his death last week, at a steam mill, a few miles nbovo this place. The fly wheel of the engine became detached, flew off, and strik? ing him in tho head, inflicted a mortal wound, which caused his death in a few hours, his bruins being dashed out. His afflicted family, a wife and two children, have the sympathies of our entire commu? nity.-Barnwell Sentinel. The Ltijuire>\ at Gonzales, Texas, says an old freedmau told his old master that his sable highness was getting too feeble to work, and want? ed to bo elected county judge. "But," said his employer, "you must know tho law of the land before you can act as a judge; and you can neither read nor write." "Oh, well, dat makes no difference. Mnu j. T ?au Ld de omeo, and den I wants you for my clerk. You can do all de writin'." DEVELOPING OUR MINERAL RE? SOURCES.-The Nash vile Times hears it reported that a company of Penn? sylvania capitalists have bought about 40,000 acres of valuable iron lands in Hickman and adjoining counties, and aro making preparations to man? ufacture railroad iron, spikes, chains and articles of hollow-ware. They have a chartor to construct a railroad to Clarkesville and Corinth. NEGROES AND WHITES AT SCHOOL TOGETHER.-Ono of the resolutions adopted Wednesday, by the Seldiers' and Sailors' Convention in Richmond, Ya., declared in favor of schools open to both whites and blacks-an absurd proposition, which is scouted even in the radical State of Ohio. A Paris letter states that tho latest fashion in veils is to wear them so as to shade the chignon. The face is exposed to the HUH, to let the face acquire the fashionable color of the brunette, and the dye of the chiguon is preserved. A volunteer rifleman, of Canada, recently fired 120 shots at a target at distances of 500 to 1,000 yards, and missed but five times, although no sighting shots were fired. He would be a dangerous man for the Fenians. The remains of Sir Frederick Bruce wera sent homo in tho steamship China on Wednesday. Every mark of respect that could be has been paid to the memory of the lumented diplomatist. CHURCH SECESSION.-The Somerset (Md.) Harald says: "Tho Demo? cratic members of tho Methodist Episcopal Church at Shad Point, Salisbury circuit, have seceded and gone over to tho Church South." During tho late rain and flood in Australia, some of tho rivers roso sixty and seventy feet above their usual level. Great destruction of property resulted. Tho story is told, that two man? ufacturers of Dusseldorf, who sent nothing to tho Paris exhibition, received bronze medals for excellence of their wares. Story's statue of Everett has been looked at by the experts of tho Hub, who say that it in very good r?ud that Everett will live in Story. Queen Victoria plays well on the piano and harmonium, but since Prince Albert's death, ha?? played only sacred music. Counterfeit five cent pieces have appeared. They aro easily detected by tho difference of ?Y eight between tho bogus and the genuine. There is an engraved topaz in the Paris Exposition, upon which twenty years of labor were expended. James Gordon Bennett, Sr., and Max Maretzok have kissed and be? come friends again. Omaha has 12,000 inhabitants, lt will have 20,000 in a year. <.Ill I lilli ll I ll I Iiooal .Tteno.8. Beverly Nash qualified yesterday, and is now robed in the panoply of a magistrate for Bichland District. "We are indebted to Mr. John Mc? Kenzie for copies of New York, Bal? timore, Washington and Bichmond papers-twenty-four lion rs ahead of the muil. Messrs. E. <fc G. D. Hope are op? posed to having anybody "wait for the wagon." They propose to keep their team in readiness, and will, if requested, haul not only the goods, but customers also, to their homes. OCR HOUSE.-Mr. McGuinnis per? fectly satisfied his numerous visitors on Saturday, and gave a substantial repast. He promises to keep on hand the very best of "eatables and drink? ables," and if the past is any indica? tion of the future, he will do all that he promises. DEATH OK A COLUMBIAN.-Randolph Lyons, tho second son of our old fellow-citizen, Jacob Lyons, Esq., died in New Orleans last week, of y ello T fever. Ho was a promising youug mau, and leaves many friends and relatives to mourn his loss. Ran? dolph was nearly twenty-three years of age. REGISTRATION.-The following is the complete return of the registra? tion for Richland District-fora copy of which we are indebted to Mr. Chairman Calnan: BLACK. WHITE, Columbia, Upper Box.. 452 338 Lower " . . 939 370 Davis' Box. 33 90 Garner's Ferrv Box_ 1G7 93 Gadsden Box.1,019 110 Camp Ground Box. 1G4 95 Ford's Mill Box. 44 129 2,818 1,225 Total 4,043. Colored majority, 1,593. Having a complete printing office, superintended by the proprietor, we c"~ exGcule every description of book and job printing-bill and letter heads, circulars, labels, 'posters, pro? grammes, business, wedding and in? vitation cards, railroad receipts, checks, drafts, &c. Oar friends will find it to their interest (and ours) to give us a call. DAK. CASTELLO'S CIBCUS AND ME? NAGERIE COMBINATION.-Dan. Castello enjoys a well-earned popularity as a showman in Columbia, and all through the South, for tho reason that ho has always brought a first class entertainment with him, and has endeavored in overy way to cater to the tastes and pleasures of his nu? merous patrons. His management has always been characterized by liberality and good judgment, and in consequence, whenever his mammoth posters and elaborate pictorials make their appearance, all circus-goers and these include pretty nearly the entire population-aro instantly on the qui vive and find it difficult to "possess their souls in patience" until ho arrives. Tho fact that ho will bo here on next Thursday is generally known, and should Jupiter Pluvias be gracious, the turnout will bo unpre? cedented, for Dan. comes to us, this time, with largely increased resources and attractions-having secured the services of several prominent artists, who give variety and iuterest to his programme. He has engaged Made? moiselle Pauline, a Parisian c?l?brit?, from tho Cirque Olympic, where, for two seasons, she has been the reign? ing star. Ho also brings "Littlo Minnie," tho child wonder, the most petite and the youngest equestrienne who ever appeared in public. With tho attraction of a full menagerie of rare and beautiful animals, which Castello has secured from the well known menagerie of the late Van Amburgh. This enormous combination was fitted out in Louisville last April, every cent invested finding its way into the hands of Southern stock raisers and Southern mechanics und manufacturers. Since that time Dan. hos been traveling the South, and will continue to do so all winter. His success has been unprecedented. In Tennossee, Goorgio, Kentucky and Maryland, tho largest and most respectable audiences greeted him everywhere, and he hus established an enviable reputation, not only for the excellence of his entertainments, but for his sympathy with tho suffer? ing and his liberality to the poor. A second match game o? base ball, between the Phil. Sheridan's and the Chicora's, was played yesterday after? noon, bofore a largo number of spec? tators. Tho following is the score: Phil. Sheridan's 108; Chicora's 33. Notwithstanding this second defeat, tho Chicory's intend to coutiuuo peg? ging away, and will eventually come out all right. FIVECENT8.-The price of single copies of the Phoenix is five cents, and purchasers'aro requested to pay no more for them. Wo are informed that some of the news-boys charge ten. This is an imposition, as the papera ar?; supplied to them at a rate sufficiently low to warrant their being disposed of at five cents a copy. ??FRIENDS Anno AD.- -We ure indebted to our friend and fellow-citizen, Mr. Edward Hope, for a copy of the Lou? don Standard, of the latest date. Mr. H. is enjoying himself outside of District No. 2, and we have no doubt will return among us re-in vigora ted a wiser-and, as all our European friends have already returned, in good condition-and a weightier man in every respect. THE ISRAEIIITIHH NE^V YEA?.-The New Year or Kosh Hashanah of our Israelite friends, commenced on Sun? day evening. Their numerous places of business in the city were closed yesterday, and will continue closed until this evening. The origin of this festival is given in Leviticus, chapter xxiii-23d, 24th and 25th verses : "And tho Lord spake unto%ioses, saying, speak unto the chillren of Israel, saying : In the seventh month, in the first day of the month, shall ye have a Sabbath, a memorial of blowing of trumpets, a holy con? vocation. Ye shall do no servile work." Although occurring in the first month, it is called the seventh month, because at the institution of the Passover, just prior to the depar? ture from Egypt, so important an era was their exit to be, that God com? manded "this month shall be a be? ginning of months." (Exodus xii, 2.) The service of the days are of a three-fold character: 1st: Of hom? age-to invoke the speedy approach of the Kingdom of God, when all mankind will arrive at the true know? ledge of their Creator, and unite in the worship of tho Supreme Benefac? tor. 2d. Of remembrance-acknow? ledging the divino omniscience and providence. 3d. Sounding the Cor? net-to celebrate that future jubilee, when mankind will be free from the fetters of error and acquire perfection in the knowledge of their God. The festival is also the beginning of the ten days of penitence, at the close of which is the Great Day of Atonement. RIVERSIDE MAGAZINE.-This is the best magazine for the "young peo? ple" published in America. The Oc? tober number contains the continua? tion of a Bed on a Whale, Stories from Shakspeare, the Six Little Princesses, &c, besides some excel? lent ' occasional arKoles. Published by Hurd Sc Hought on, New York. Read Udolpho Wolfe's advertise? ments in to-day's paper. NEW A?VEnrisKMKNT?.- Attention Lu call? ed to the following advertisements, which are published this morning for tho first time Inquire at This Office-Private Boarding. W. T. Walter-Auction Sale. Meoting Palmetto Fire Company. J. A T. B. Aguew-Self-Raising Flour. Meoting True Brotherhood Lodge. E. A G. P. Hope-No Waiting for Wagon. II. M. Gibson-For Sale. H. T. Peake-Change in Tariff. R. L. Bryan-New Books. John D. Bateman-For Sale. T. J. Gibson-Tobacco. C. F. JACKSON is receiving goods regu? larly every week. Thev aro voil sclqcted and bold at low rates. Call and seo them. No houso sells goods cheaper than he does. SQUIB-A FACT NOT GENERALLY ArrnE ciATKD.-When a merchant changes his stand, ho is certain to sell goods very cheap for a long time, to have his cus? tomers follow him, and mako his move popular. Mr. B. C. Shiver has moved his largo new stock of Dry Goods to Main street. Wolfe's Schiedam Schnapps aro imi? tated and counterfeited, a?d purchasers will have to use cantion in purchasing. Just Received. SUGAR-CUBED BREAKFAST STRIPS. Soda Crakers, Oyster Crackers, Lemon Crackers, Ginger Snaps and Goshen Cheese, of superior quahtr. Sept 22 JOHN C. SKEOERS A CO. To All Who Ca* Honor.-Wolfo's Schiodam Schnapps is manufactured in Holland by a process only known to the Eroprietor, and is warranted the purest liquor ever manufactured. WANTED, STATE BILLS RECEIVABLE. Best market price paid, by TUGS. E. GREGG A CO., Brokers. Sept 27 Wolfe'* Schiedam Schnapp? are ! good for Dyspepsia.