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COLUMBIA. -:- . >.? . .-,--~ TLursday Horning, Nov. 28.1867. .. .. . Nattott?! ThunkiKlvlng. Thia is the day appointed- by th? President, on which he recommanda the people of tbe United Statea to reinrn their thanks to Almighty Goa far the blessings He has conferred upon them es a nation. , And there ?Las been much to be thankful for. An abundant harvest, comparative general-good health,-and the pros? pect of returning harmony and peaoc between the peopio so lately at va? riance and strife, are the favors which have been conferred upon m aa a people, aud which demand om gratitude. Lot us, then, - returr. ont thanks to tho beneficent Giver ol all Good, and unite in prayer for th? complete restoration of peace and tbe speedy re-union, not only ii name, but in fact, of all sections ol our common country. " lt?! Ulversity of .'Product*. A new monthly just started ix Kew York, in the interest of thc prodtrotioniats, has an elaborate article on cotton and cern, the object of which is to demonstrate that thc reign of cotton as a leading staple ol the country has closed forever. Il cays that though the war was a poll tical failure on the part of the South, it bas turned out nm enormous and in dustrial revolution. Cotton, we be K lieve, baa lost ita kingship in thfa country, and must rank henceforth -among the miscellanies of agriool lure, and the whole business of everj .section, v?l probably undergo a cor v resp on diu g change. Before the war, the Southon Slates had so far confined themselve: to the production of raw products for exportation, and - were so largely dependent upon the North, East ant West for their supplies of almos .very commodity, that they afford? to the producers in these sections, i market five timc3 greater in amoun than all the foreign countries to gether. In the new era that ha opened, these Statea must diversif; their producta, and in so doing, i will not be long before they becom so far self-sustaining orself-supplj ing, that the other States must als .hange their system of produotioi and find other consumers for the; surplus commodities. The Wester and North-western States,which hav hitherto furnished us so largely wit breadstuff* and provisions, will I the first to feel the effect of the nc order of things. Four years of war and two i scarcity, almost amounting to fatnin should impress upon the minds < ear people that they must diveraii their productive industry, if thc desire to secure industrial indepei ?fence. As the paper wo refer I ?ays,' they will .now make their ow beef and pork, raise their own wbe and corn, and will soon be lookii ont for a market for their surplus i those products for which, under tl reign of King Cotton, they dependt apon the prairie Statea. We belie1 that auch a chango will bc boncfici to the people of all sections-it w force upon them all alike the poli< of that syatem wbicb baa prodncti power for ita object, inatead of tb other system wbicb looked only foreign trade. Tho Western Stat .rill have to increase their produc and develop their mineral resource for they will not bo able to buy cc ton, with cern and pork to pay f iron in England. In the Southe States, "the old plantation" will gi placo to the farm, and in the Wt the farm will make room for the fe tory. Tho exhaustion of tho gre staple cultures for distant marke will be stopped, and tho plow, t loom and the anvil will go band hand, and produce the harmonies assured industrial independent prosperity and wealth. This will a most effective process of rece struct ion-of much more important we believe, than tho political whi is now going on. We hope our o1 peopio will heed and profit by t severe lessons they have leam within the past two year8-ao far, (east, as to raise their own means sustcu ance. _ The Mecklenburg (Charlotte, C.,) Female College is in a bigl prosperous oondition-115 put having been enrolled at the openi el the late session. -.-; AH AFFBAI?.-Th? managers ot the projected "Home," in Charleston, publish tho following appeal to tho Southern people: When the soldiers of the Con fedo? ra te array went forth to battle, they committed their-souls to God, and their" families to their country. Strong as the ohain of affection was, it was not strong enough to hold them baok from duty. Counting their Uves as naught, laying property, ease, and family affection on the altar of their country, they fought like heroes-bravely, and they died like martyrs, uncomplainingly. , But in dying they left us a sacred legacy-their wives and children the . thought of which felt like a gloomy shadow on tho heans of our expiring Countrymen. We' hare wept for our dead heroes, and we have planted flowers upon their graves; bat this work of love is Only half our duty, the other half we have yet'to perform? ... ? We call upon all who love the South, ixt> the name of duty, in the name of gratitude, in the a we ot na ni o of charity, to join us in our work of raising up a. "home" for the families of our honored soldiers. We appeal to our countrymen and our country? women, by alf the sacred and glorious memories of the past, and by the dark, anxious present, to aid us in our work. We cannot bring back the dead, who laid the precious jewel -life-on the. altar of the South; but we can bring light to the path and comfort to the heart of the living-those living who, bereft of their all, are struggling with the storms of adversity. We not only invite, but we earnest* ly implore, all who can, to bring their contributions to this cause; the smallest gift laid upon the tables of our fair will be an evidence of the kind sympathy of the giver. Lot every one bring a stone to help to baila up this temple, consecrated to the memory of the dead, and dedi? cated to tho use of the needy living. To all, then, who love the stricken South, we send this appeal, and to all who reverence the noble dead and pity the sorrowful living. THE MTT<T.H HOUSE STABLES. Visitors to Charleston, who desire to be "fixed off" in the carriage line, are invited to give Messrs. Deigken & Baker a call, as they are fully pre? pared to supply any and all orders for horses, carriages, buggies, etc. The Mercury, speaking of their stock, say s: These gentlemen have one of the largest stables.in the city, which, is as well stocked with horses and vehicles of all description, as any similar establishment in the country, lu the way of horse flesh, they possess nineteen pairs of beautiful and fleet animals, among which are some "bloods" which can easily make their mile inside of three minutes, with a light wagon. They have five pairs of very handsome greys, and two pairs of very pretty and swift jet blacks in their collection; also several single or buggy horses of superior mettle. In the way of carriages their stable is well supplied, having within the past few weeks added six open and two close carriages to their previous stock. Some of the new ones have not yet been nsed, and are very pretty specimens of what art can accomplish in this line. They are all most superbly cushioned and trimmed in the most luxurious style. Three of the open carriages have the combina? tion C and elliptic springs recently introduced, anet which it is said add very materially to the ease and com? fort of a drive. While speaking of these enterpris? ing gentlemen, it might be well to add (though probably not to their wishes) that they have contributed the use of their vehicles to clergy? men of all denominations, and chari? table associations, whenever required for a charitable purpose, or for the funeral of any person whoso family could not afford the expenses. Such acts should be remembered. COTTON TAX-IMPORTANT PROVISO. Tho whole body of tho Northern press and people, not to speak of the South, are now clamoring for the immediate repeal of the cotton tax. Not a single voice, wo behove, has yet been raised against tho measure, and it seems to bo conceded on all sides j that Congress will speedily respond to tho popular demand. We notice, however, that some of tho loading New York journals suggest that, in the act of repeal, a clause should provide that no cotton should be exempted except that which is in the hands of the producers. It is nrged that there will be no injustico in this, for those who have bought, havo made their nnrr>h?_2C2 with thc know? ledge of the law. This proposed proviso will doubtless havo a ten? dency to check shipments from tho interior until Congress shall have taken definite action ia the matter. THE NEW YORK MAYOKAI/TY. There is a lively contest for the mayoralty of New York. Tammany nominates Hoffman; Mozart nomi? nates Wood; Greeley nominates Dar? ling; Bennett nominates Anthon. The West Ipclies appear to bo at this time the theatre o? both political and physical convulsiona. Hurri? canes, earthquakes and insurrections are combined to desolate' the faco of the earth, and shake the foundations of sqgiety. The territorial aggran? dizement in that direction, favored by Mr. Stevens, may be well suited to an extension of the area of anarchy and distreas which is being inaugu? rated in the Southern States, but the majority of the American people at this time ore not in favor of annex? ing any more volcanic'elements than we already possess, and whioh we find sufficiently hard to manage. We see it. suggested, however, that West India acquisitions are desired for colonizing the bl neks of the South, and thus separating- the supposed antagonistic elements in this quarter. iNCENDIAKL-m AND Ali ABM AT BRIGHTON, BEAUFORT DISTRICT.-In? formation has reached ns that great excitement exists in the neighbor? hood ii Brighten, in the upper part of Beaufort District, owing to the following circumstances: On the days of election the negroes were harangued by a lawyer (?) of their own race, from the town of Beaufort, who told them that if they had made short work with the women and chil? dren, during the war, they would not now have any trouble about the lands. He also advised all who were without arms to procure a supply immediate? ly. The name of this lawyer '?) is Wright, the same fellow who offered the resolution in the Republican Convention at Columbia, recom? mending that the negroes support a man of their own race as candidate for the next vice-President of the United States. Since the delivery of Wright's address, the negroes have been parading about the country be? fore daylight in the morning, crying "to arm si to arms!" to the great alarm of the white people. Since then,~too, tho corn crib bf a Mrs. Lawton has been barned, with ita contents, her whole corn crop for tho year. Apprehensions are felt lest this incendiarism may be extended, and the people left without the mean a ! of subsistence. Capt. Alfred Martin, on behalf of the white people of that neighborhood, has come to Charles? ton, to request Gen. Canby to send up a detachment of troops to main? tain order and protect tho lives and property of the citizens from lawless violence.-Charleston Mercury. THE EUROPEAN CONFERENCE. -A late cable despatch states that Gen. Dix, our Minister in Franco, has pro? posed to the Emperor Napoleon that tho Unit?d State3 be represented in tho contemplated European Confer? ence. It is scarcely consistent with the reputation of Gen. Dix, as a gen? tleman of sober sense, and a diplo? matist Well versed in the traditional policy of this Government, to exercise the same abstenance from intermed? dling in questions of European con oern, that is requires from Europe in tho affairs of America, to Buppose that General Dix has made any such proposition. Tho protection of our commercial interests requires that we should be represented at European courts, but we have nothing to do with the "balance of power" in the old world, and have neither interest nor sympathy with the processes by which rival dynasties regulate au equilibrium which is uniformly ad? justed with reference to the conve? nience of rulera rather than that of the people whom they condescend to govern. Least of all has this coun? try, which, under ita form of Govern? ment, recognizes no particular reli? gion, but extends to all men equal political, aa well aa religious rights, anything to do with conferences, re? gulating the claims of ecclesiastical organizations in the old world. SALE OF CONFEDERATE PROPERTY. The property soon to be sold in dif? ferent Southern cities by Gen. A. P. Howe, of tho Freedmen's Bureau, consists of storehouses, buildings, lands and material, formerly belong? ing to the Confederate States, and confiscated at the close of the war. The only property of this descrip? tion in South Carolina is at Ham? burg, and is nothing more than some old distilleries and other buildings. At Angosta, however, the sale will lie an important one, as Gen. Howe will dispose of the Augusta powder mills. These milla were built for the Con? federate Government, under the direction of European mechanics, and were fitted with the newest and moat complete machinery. Altoge? ther, they wore considered to be the finest powder milla in tho United Stat. 9. They will bo sold to the highe8t bidders. Sic transit. [C?iarIesto)i News. Mr. Kelsey, of New York, baa a propoaition in view whioh he deaigna at some future day to introduce to the House, contemplating the ontiro overthrow o? ino present national bank system, withdrawing their cir? culation, and replacing their notes with greenbacks. Mr. Kelsey is in favor of the reduction of ali taxes on the necessaries of life, relying prin? cipally upon duties on whiskey, to? bacco, and artioles of this character. The publication of the Charlotte (N. C.) Daily News, and the Weekly Cataicoa Watchman, have been dis? continued. Cause-they don't pay. - . f?*tsKmssiOK.-*^o-day having been, set apart by President Johnson as a day of thanksgiving to Almighty God, no daily paper will bo issued from this office to-morrow, and no tri-weekly on Saturday. '?Si fo^pre .ussed the day will be generally ob? served._ We have been requested to state ?that the Market ?will be closed at 9 o'clock, this morning. SALE POSTPONED.- Tue auction sale advertised by Mr. Levin for this morning, is postponed until to-mor? row morning, at 10 o'clock. We have received from Messrs. Daffie & Chapman, the December number of Gen. D. H. Hill's maga? zine- "The Land We J/>r-" It 1? full and running over with spicy reading matter. An address will be delivered by Mr. F. C. Fur man, this evening, at hulf-past 7 o'clook, before the Clario sophic Society, in the University Chapel. The publio is invited to attend. _ BASE BALL,.-We have been re? quested to state that there will be a match game of base ball, (weather permitting,) this morning, between the University Club and the Colum? bia Club-the game commencing at 10 o'clock, on the grounds of the Columbia Club, (near the Charlotte Depot.) Seats have been arranged for the accommodation of the ladies; and a general invitation is extended to the publio to bo present and wit? ness the match. Strict order will be maintained. We also learn that the Chicoras will play a game on their grounds, (near the Charleston Railroad,) in the afternoon-commencing at 2 o'clock. THE MARCH OF IMPROVEMENT. Fully impressed with tho importance of the adago to "push along, keep moving," Messrs. Weam & His ha vt enlarged their sphere of operations, and fitted np a magnificent suite o: rooms in Gregg's new building, cor ncr of Maiu and Camden streets These rooms ore easy of access being located in the second story egress and ingress to which is ob tained by a handsome and broac stairway. The entire gallery is ove: 150 feet long, and is completely am comfortably fitted up. First a largi reception room, thc walls of whicl aro decorated with specimens of th artists' work-in porcelain, glass ivory, etc. Next is a lady's recep tion room, which will be fumishe< in handsome style. The extrem West is the operating room, which i a curiosity within itself-arranged a it is with movable shades and blinds and every facility for light-in fac? thc most complete, it is believed, i: America. Tho necessary work room are conveniently arranged, with a the requisite fixtures. Among th improvements which these gentleme: have introduced, isa process by whie porcelain pictures are made indel: hie; this is an invention of the sen ic partner of the firm. Their styles c work include everything connecte with the photographic art-from picture to be inserted in a ring c breast-pin, to a 15x17 inoh porcelair Messrs. W. & H. will even undertaL to make a really homely mortal t "pretty as red shoes," as tho junie is well supplied with paint an brushes, and-sotto voce-is an adej in their use. He has a "silent cou pan ion" constantly in attendant upon him, who is a curiosity in h way; but his uso is a secret, excej to the initiated. The entranoo to tl gallery of Messrs. Weam <fc Hix indicated by a tastily-arranged spec men sign-tho handiwork of the pupil, William Vogel, who, by h energy aud natural talent, bids fa to make a first-class photographia We concludo this article by exton? ing a cordial invitation to tho publ to call, sit and examine. Wo rogret to learn that, yesterdi morning, a colored man, named J soph Cooper, employed by tho Greei ville and Columbia Railroad Cor pony, had one of his legs caugl between two cars and badly crashei Ho was comfortable last evening, ar Dr. Geiger-who has the case i charge-entertains hopes of savir the leg. m , MANAGEMENT OF KEROSENE LAMPS. Ii the brass-work, cone, Sfc, is heat? ed unusually hot, it will canse gas to generate in the lamp, which as it pro? duces pressure, will force itself up through and around the wick and ignite, causing the lamp to sputter, and even snap itself oat. Now if, when it is "sputtering," the brass work is cooled off, for instance, by wrapping a wet doth around it, the lamp will cease spattering and snap? ping, and burn as it should. For more than two weeks past, a Military Commission bas been sitting in this city, upon the trial of charges growing ont of a robbery committed on the Bouth Carolina Railroad, abont a year ago; and also of a charge of conspiracy between E. Carter Harris, (a section master on the road,) and John 1\ronf?nrn?ryf ? freedman, together with some four or Ave others, to tear up the track on the occasion of the calamity of that kind, which occurred the morning of the 13th ult. The prosecution was conducted by the Jndgo Advocate, assisted by Samuel R. Melton, Esq., represent? ing the Railroad Company. The de? fence on the part of Harris, was rep? resented by Wm. H. Talley, Esq. This latter case was concluded yester? day, the written defenco and reply being submitted. There is still a case against John Montgomery alone, making the direct charge of tearing np the track. But as he hos admitted the commission of the deed, in the cause already heard, it is presumed this latter charge will not present any new mat? ter of interest. Of course, the result .of the cases heard, will not be known until published in Genend Ordere from Gen. Canby. Thc Daily Programme is the title of a small advertising sheet, for gra? tuitous distribution, now being is? sued in Charleston, by Messrs. Mc Millan & Jowitt. It contains the programme of tho theatre, and seve ral columns of reading matter. J mig j ing from the number of advertise I ments it contains, the Programme ii a pecuniary success. INCENDIARY RADICAL SPEECH.-W< call the attention of the military authorities to tho following para graph, taken from the Winnsbon Nevis: "We are reliably informed tba Beverly Nash, Esq., a colored magia trate in Richland District,, appointe) by tho order that Gen. Sickles issued and a peace officer, according to hi office and his oath, recently made ii Fairfield District, before ono of tb Union Leagues, a speech, of whic the following is an extract in sal stance. He said: " 'Rather than yield tho ballot-bo to Democrats or rebels, and hav wives and children of his race slave: he would take up bis musket and se the gullies run with blood and th hills covered with bleaching bonei and should those negroes be hung fe killing that boy at Walhalla, Gove: nor Orr wouldn't bo Governor si days. He advised the freedmen ne to contract for one-third, but to wa until the 1st of February next, an they would have their old masters c their knees to them, sinco the neg] could do better without the whi man than the white man could c without the negro. He said he wi fifty-seven years old, but that he e: pected to be a man yet-that 1 expected to walk the streets of C lnmbia or any village, and when ] offered his arm to any lady, white < colored, she would be proud to a cept of it.-1 " We publish with much pleasu the following card from Bever Nash, with roference to the abo statement: MESSRS. EDITORS PHCENIX: I see the Charleston Daily Mercury, paragraph relative to an incendia radical speech, said to have bo made by me before ono of the Uni Leagues, in Fairfield. This I pi nonnco a baso falsehood. I ne\ addressed a Union League in Fa field. The whole tenure of tl paragraph is false. Will you pier, five this a place in your paper, a oblige yours, W. B. NASH. TREADING ON TRAINS.-A coton?! rary thinks that where a gentlem stops on that superfious extremity n lady's dress which gathers up ode ous richness from tho flag-stones a pavement neither should apologia because tho laely has an undoubt right to cover an unlimited arnon of space with her straggling d goods, and the gentleman has an i alienable rigfct to stop in that spa< oovered or uncovered. It thin! however, that the action is mc damaging to the lady's.garment th to tho gentleman's boot. COURT OE APPEALS.-The Court of Appeals resumed its sittings yester? day. Present-Hons. Bouj. F. Dun* kin, Chief Justice; D. L. Wardlaw and John A. Inglis," associates. Pennant to previous order, tho ex? amination of applicants for admission to practice in tho Law and Equity Courts of this State, was held, and the following gentlemen were ordered to be enrolled : ATTORNEYS-T. S. Arthur, M. J. Browning,^ A. J. Green, William H. Johnson, A. G. Magrath, Jr., W. Gilmore Simms, Jr., A. D. Simons, John W. Smith. SOLICITORS ut EQUITY-Robert Aldriob, C, P. Bolton, S. R. Chap? man, H. Covington, S. C. Inglis, B. M. Jones, W. W. Legare, P. J. Ma? lone, J. G. McKissick. ATTORNEYS AND SOLICITORS-Geo. D. Bryan, Robert Chisolm, Jr., B. E. Cbrietzberg, Thomas W. Clawson, W. C. Coker, Henry Deas, Jr., John Grimball, McMillrm King, W. S. Monteith, Charles P. Porcher. Tho argument of cases was then resumed, and Solicitor Melton heard on behalf of the State, in the case of Matthew Brown ads. the State. The cafes of the City Council of Columbia vs. the South Carolina Railroad Company, and ex parte, the South Carolina Railroad Company, were called, and briefs read, by Me3srs. Arthur and Pope. On Tuesday, on order was read by tho court, for holding extra courts for the following Districts, to wit: Edge field, Barnwell, Beaufort, Colleton and Orangeburg, to commence ot Edgefield, on the second Monday in January next, and to continue in ses? sion for one week each. To-day having been set apart as a day of thanksgiving, by President Joh nson, the court adjourned over until Friday. .>..?. UNITED STATES CIRCUIT COURT November 27,1867.-Hon. George S. Bryan, D. J., presiding. Ex Paris Daniel D. Hocott.-Peti? tion for voluntary bankruptcy. W. L. DePoBs, pro. pet. The petition, ?fcc, waa read by W. L. DePass, Esq., and, on his motion, the Judgo ordered reference to R. B. Carpenter, register of second Con? gressional District, and also signed the adjudication of bankruptcy, S. R. Moore, et al. vs. Daniel Wil? liams.-Issue under Bankrupt Act, calling on petitioner for involuntary adjudication of bankruptcy. Wil? son, Witherspoon & Metts, for peti? tioner, G. W. Williams, for defen? dant. The argument was resumed and finished. The Judgo charged the-jury in substance: That tho first question was whether the assignment by the debtor did not defeat the Act, which meant to provide for equal distribu? tion of incumbent's estate among creditors. He observed that the making of a general assignment by tho debtor was proof that he was in? solvent, and was an act of bankrupt? cy; and the assignment here waa classed a general assignment, making preferences. Was the assignment made at a time which brought it within the operation of the Act? On this point, tho Judge said the deed did not become a deed till its delivery on the 3d of March, and that brought tho case under the Act, which went into operation on the 2d of March. If the jury were of opinion that the facts made out the case for the plain? tiff they would find for plaintiff, otherwise for defendant. - The jury foand for tho plaintiff. On motion of W. B. Wilson and W. B. Metts, counsel for petitioners, it is adjudged that Daniel Williams became bankrupt within the mean? ing of the Bankrupt Act, approved 2d March, 1867, and is therefore de? clared a bankrupt; and, it is farther ordered, that the said bankrupt shall, within five days after the date of this order, deliver to the Marshal a sche? dule of his creditors and an invento? ry of his estate, as prescribed by said Act. __ MALL ARRANGEMENTS.-The post office open during the week from S J.j a. m. to 6 p. m. On Sundays, from l>?to 2% p. m. The Charleston and Western mails aro open for delivery at 2 p. m., and close at 9 o, m. Northern-Open for delivery at 10>? a. m., closes at 1 p. m. Greenville-Open for delivery at 3 p. m., closes at 8 p. m. JOD WORK.-Every description of book and (job rioting-pamphlets, bill heads,' circulars, labels, posters, programmes, business, wedding aud invitation cards, railroad .receipts, checks, drafts, Seo., promptly execut? ed at tho lowest rates. - NEW ADVERTISEMENT!:. - Attention ia call od to tho following advertisements, nub Voii/i.i tfeis ?ncr'-ii'?u for thc ti ret ttSQO: D. C. Peixotto tc Son-Auction 6alc. H. D. Floyd-Salo Notice. : James L. Beurd-Look for the Wagon. ?fC. IL Baldwin-For Salo. Wm. Sammor-Pomaria Nurseries. R. W. Johnsons Wood. Mrs. K. O. Brovard-To Rent. Regular Mooting Acacia Lodge. Woarn A Hix-Removal. Quintino Bocayuva-Emigration. Low PnicES OF Day GOODS.-C. F. JACK? SON'IS adding to his stock of goods every weok, and his customers get the advan tago of the decline in prices. The gooda received this week aro lower than ever.