.WT ?y.?>s\ ^*sr itt^n.*-mnm nw / > . <
?rusv?r?iGOKB. J-Tho II 1 in ois State
Register says that during the war,-the
quarte rm aa tor's doparmc nt, instruct?
ed by the nigger-loving authority at
Washington, paid negro' teamsters
twenty-five dollars per mouth and
rations, while white soldiers detailed
for duty as teamsters, were only paid
sixteen 'dollars and. rations. . An
Illinois soldier put on duty aa mule
whacker, sent a written application
to bis Captain, "to be promoted as
nigger by brevet, and asking that
the President order him on duty,
with pay in accordance with his
A reporter for a London paper
wrote the verdict of a coroner's jury,
"died from beomorrhage," and the
publie gained the information the
next day that the-deceased "died
from her marriage." This is ona
par with the experience of a reporter
in a Detroit paper, who, in an article
on the city poor, spoke of the great
number of persons reduced to pover?
ty by the "mysterious deorees of
Providence." His astonishment may
be imagined when he saw the passage
printed, "mysterious decrease of
provisions. " _
An advertisement in a Berlin paper
reads: "A respectable unmarried
woman desires a situation as wet
COLUMBIA, 8. C., March 18, 1808.
Tb the Editor Columbia Phoenix, Columbia,
Bra: The Special Commission or Inquiry
have directed that the enclosed order be
published four times in the Columbia Phoe?
nix, and that all who have any allegations
against Thomas B. Les, Aoting Superin?
tendent of tho Penitentiary of South Ca?
rolina, bo invited to appear before the
Commission now in session to prefer their
By ordsr of tb? Commission.
Brevet Capt. and lat Lient. 3d Art i l'y,
' HEADQ'8 2D MILITARY DISTRICT,
CaABLESTOir, S. C., March 12, 1868.
[Special Order8 No. 60.]
. * . ? *
IV. A Special Commission of Inquiry ia
hereby appointed to meet at Columbia, 8.
8.. on the 18th day of March, 1868, to ex?
amine into and report upon tho charges of
cruel and harsh treatment of convicts,
preferred against Thoma* B. Lee, Super?
intendent of the Penitentiary of South
DETAIL FOR THE COMMISSION.
1. Brevet Colonel Henry B. Judd, U. S.
A, (retired.) .
2. Brevet Colonel Francis L. Guenther
Captain 5th Artillery.
3. Brevet Captain James Chester, First
Lieutenant 3d Artillery.
The junior member will act as recorder
The Commission will sit without regare
to hours; will thoroughly examine into thc
allegations made; will bo authorized tc
call for persona and papers, and will tak<
evidence; will afford all reasonable facili
ties to the party intereated to present hil
counter allegations and testimony; um
will report the proofs, with expression o
opinion thereon and recommendation o
aotion, if any be deemed needful, witl
Tho Commanding Officer Post of Colum
bia will provide needful facilitiea for tin
accommodation of the Commission.
Publicity will be given to thia order.
. ? ?r . . . .
By command of Brevet Major-Genera
ED. R. 8. CANHY.
LOUIS V. OAZIARC,
Aide-de-Camp, A. A. A. G.
"Tho Queen of Medicine."
AN aacriptionof praiao moro worthy th
triumphs of art than gildod obefiakc
or monuments of stone, is tho volnntar
testimony of a grateful people. A thou
aand hearts, and aa many ready tonguei
yield a willing and a thankful tributo c
praiae to the morita of that incomparabl
HEINITSH'8 QUEEN'd DELIGHT.
Those aro tho living trophies:
"Snatched from the curse disoaeo ba
To apoak tho triumphs ekill baa wrought.
In tho brief period of twelve mouthi
over 3,000 caeca iiavo been treated ao au?
coaafully aa to ontitle it to bo tho wondc
of the age.
For debility, oroRtraHnn^ riorvcnsr.cc;
mental dopreaaion, impaired digestioi
IOBB of appetite, reetlesneaa, want of viti
force and low epirita. it ia more in vigora
ing and strengthening than all tho con
pounds of bark or bitters. Aa a live
lovijf uator, it is of inestimable value. /
a stimulant, it is safor and surer titan a
tho rum and whiskey tonics of the da
and if you vah?o your lifo and health
pin's feo, avoid theso quickening atimi
lants to tho gravo and nea the Queen
Delight. For salo by
FISU?U A HEINITSH,
FRESH S )DA BISCUIT, Sugar Crae
era, Ging?*! Schnapps, Ac, just r
ceived, and for salo low, by
Jan 2S J. A t. R. AGNEW.
" JUST RECEIVED,
BRASS THREAD SPRINGS, for Bak
A Grnvor's Family Machino. At tl
I ??wye**? .??*;*<' -.--'>.*f
J. B K> SLOAN,
/COTTON FACTOR ?rid GENERAL COM
V/ MISSION MERCHANT, Brown A Co.'s
Wharf, Charleston, 8; O;
Solicite consignments of Merchandize,
Cotton, and other Produce. Advances on
consignments._March 17 18* '
CHARLESTON. S. C.
1 THE undersigned having
taken charge of tho above
.well-known HOTEL, re?
spectfully informs his
friends and the traveling public that it has
been REFURNISHED, in aU of its depart?
ments. The table will, at all times, be
oupplied with tho bent tho Market affords,
including ovory delicacy in season, while
the cuisine will be unexceptionable. The
Bath Rooms attached to the Hotel are sup?
plied with the celebrated Artesian Water,
and Hot, Cold or shower Baths can be ob?
tained at any time. The samo attention
will be paid to the comfort of the guests
as heretofore, and travelers can rely upon
finding the Charleston Hotel equal to any
in the United States, The patronage of j
the traveling public is respectfully solicit?
ed. J. P. HORBACH, Agent,
Jan ll 3mo_Proprietor.
Livery and Sale Stables,
_ CHALMERS STREET,
Charleston, 8. C. WU-cdC**
JW|A. BAKER, Proprietor. Siigg.
?M Xi Carriages, Phaetons, Buggies and
Saddle Horses to hire, at all hoars. Mules
and Horses for sale._Feb 27
CHARLESTON, 8. C.
THIS well-known FIRST-CLASS
HOTEL has been thoroughly repair
-ed, refitted and refurnished, and ie
now ready for the accommodation of the
traveling public, whose patronage is re?
March 21 JOSEPH PURCELL Prop'r.
FOR THE HAIR,
IT is an ciega-.: Dressing for the HAIR.
It causes tho H..ir to Curl beautifully.
It keeps the Sealp Clean and Healthy.
It invigorates the Boots of the Bair.
It forces the Hair and Beard to grow luxu?
It immediately stops Hair Falling Out.
It keeps the Hair from Changing Color
It restores Grey Hair to its Original Color.
It brings out Hair on heads that have been
bald for y oar A.
It is composed entirely of simple and
purely vegetable substances.
It has reeeived over six thousand volun?
tary testimonials of its excellence, many
of whioh are from physiciane in high
It is sold in half-pound bottles (the name
blown in tho glass) by Druggists and
Doalors in Fancy Goods, everywhere, at
Ono Dollar per Bottle. Wholesale by
Domas Barnes A Co.; F. C. Wells & Co.;
Schieffelin A Co., New York.
JAMES CONNER'S SONS
United States Type Foundry
AND PRINTER'S WAREHOUSE.
NOS. 28, 80 and 82 Centre street, (corner
of Beide street,) New York. The type
on whicb this paper I? printed is from the
above Foundry._NOT 18
SOUTHERN BANK NOTES!
Bought and sold on commission by
LAWRENCE, BROS. & GO.,
NO. 16 Vf ALL STREET. NEW YOUR.
MONEY received on deposit from banks,
bankors, merchants and others. Or?
ders in Gold, Government and other 8ecu
ritioH oTfientflfl the regular Lt.".ck Ex?
change by a member of the firm. Oct 8
DKWITT 0. LAwnENCK. JOHN R. CECIL.
CYRUS J. LAWRENCE. WM. A. HALSTEO
A Good Spring Medicine for Horses.
HEINITSH'S GERMAN HORSE POW?
DERS, for Indigestion, Distemper,
Hido-bound, Drowsiness, Loss of Appetite,
Inward Sprains, Debility, Wasting of
Flesh, Soro Eyes, Swelled Legs, Greaso,
Mange, Surfeit, Old Coughs, for Exhaus?
tion from Work. It currios off all loul
humors, purifies and cools the blood, and
?reventa norsos becoming stiff and fonn
orod. It is a stimulus for weak stomachs,
and ronders tho limbs and skin soft and
fine, giving a smooth coat to tho hair.
These Powdors have been used in Colum?
bia for tho last twenty-flvo years, and hun?
dreds of citizens attest their virtues. For
aa!o only by FISHER A. HEINIT8H,
j^srrofutn. or King'* KTII, ia pured by
Utting LfeinUsh's Queen'.- Delight.
? j j g . - ? ? ' i . ? '? i' 11 i ri ! . .-sufri? ', j
GrlJASf?! ' G-UANO ? , G?AN?4
'. f| :V ?t? .' "~- m m tr-?
"\t"6:1 PERUVIAN GUANO, per ton of 2,000 lb?., in bsge, - - -" - $95 00
J3I Bwrdy's Soluble Phospho-Peravian Guano, amnion int cd with No. 1 Peruvi?
an, per ton bf 2,000 lbs., in bags, - ... . - - - - - 70 00
Sardy's Ammoniated Soluble Paciflc Gnano, ammoniated with animalTnattcr, per
ton of,2,0001bH?, in bagB or barrelB, - . . . - - - - 65 00
Baker's and Jarvis' Island South Paciflc-best phosphate-Guanos, per ton of
2.0?0 lbs., hi bags or barrels, - - V - - - j - - - . - 50 00
Bolman, High Grade and Genuine Pacific Guano, per ton of 2,000 lbs., in bagB
or b?rrela, - * ' - ' - - - . - -1 . - - -' 55 00
Lower Gradea of Phoaphatic-Caribbean tea-Guanos, - - - 35 00 to 10 00
rGronnd Land Plaster Gypaam, per barre!, - - - - - - ?. - 250
The above being Charleston cash prico8-expenaea to point of delivery added.
Credit will bo given upon undoubted acceptances-in which case an extra charge will
Particular attention is called to tho above-mentionod
AMMONIATED SOLUBLE PACIFIC GUANOS,
WHICH aro rich compounda of "BAKER'S I8LAND" and "BOLIVIAN GUAN08,"
analyzing 65 and 80 per cent. Bono Phosphate, (rendered soluble, ) and yielding S3 to
85 per cent, Phosphoric Acid, ammoniated with No. 1 Peruvian Gnano, and with ani?
mal matter, making moat concentrated and rich fertilizers; combining the chemical
constituents of all vegetation, and adapted aa nearly as poseiblo to all climates, soils
and cropa, having been thoroughly and satisfactorily tested by practical and scientific
Farmers and Planters, upon Cotton, Tobacco, Wheat and Vegetable s of all kinda, from
whom the highest test inuit,?als have boon received.
For sale by the cargo or retail, in bags and b?rrela, in quantities tn suit purchasers,
by JOHN B. BARDY,
Importer and Manufacturer, 58 South street, corner Wall, New York.
General Agonta for Columbia, Booth Carolina,
February 13 39 QRABBER, McJVSK?S Ai BENN,
Camden Street, rear of Gregg's China Store.
J. CLENDIN1NO, - - - Proprietor.
HAVING thoroughly fitted up the above
establishment aa a RESTAURANT,
1 am prepared to furnish visitors with tho
beat of EATABLES and DRINKABLES.
OYSTERS, GAME, FISH, MEATS, etc.,
prepared in the very best style, by one of
tho finest cooks in tho city. SUPPERS
furnished at short notice. Families sup?
plied with OYSTERS at reasonable prices.
Choice WINES, LIQUORS and CIGAR8
constantly on hand. LUNCH every day at
lovelock;_ Doo 10
LIQUORS, WINES, SUGARS, TOBACCO, ?C.,
AT WHOLESALE AND RET All..
THE UNDERSIGNED has fitted
anp his establishment, and has re?
ceived a large stock of the finest
qualities and branda of LIQUORS.
WINES, ALES, SEGARS, Smoking and
Chewing TOBACCO, etc.; 8YBUPS, COR?
DIALS and other artiolee.
JELLIES and BRANDY FRUITS of home
In the rear of the wholoaale atore, he
has a handsomely appointed
WI WHERE the beat of evorythii a
?. . OF allkinda-FISH. OY8- rx
A^^CHTERS, GAME, MEATS, AC. A*
D|-furnished at abort notice,fe"
^^^^^^^and in the very boat styles.Bj
SUPPER ROOMS. Wi
. flgr^? ATTACHED to tho estab-P
*^gB?^ lishnient aro commodious^
^B^^ rooms, where private DINNERS
and SUPPERS will bo furnished for any
number of persons from two to 150.
LUNCH every day, at ll o'clock.
The Proprietor pledges himself that he
will continue, aa heretofore, to nae his ut?
most endeavors to give perfect satisfaction
to his patrons and guests.
_Jan 1 T. M. POLLOCK, Proprietor.
The Ladies of Industrial Depository
KEEP constantly on hand the following
articles: Machino Sewing Silk, Colored
and Whito Spool Cotton, Linen and Silk
Flosa, Black Flax Thread, Crochet Cotton,
Machine, Stuck Needloa, Wheeler &, Wilaon
Sowing Machine Needles, Tapesiry-Croch
et, Bono and Steel Knitting Needles, Pins,
Hooka and Eyes, Assorted Tapes and
Braids, White Linen, Cotton and Colon d
Star Braids, Skirt Braids, Crochet and Tat?
ting Tiimmings, Tooth and Nail Brushes,
Pearl and Agate Buttons, Saxony Yarn,
Berlin Wool, Split and Sin?le Zephyr, at
Charleston prices; also, Patterns for Ta?
pestry Work, Scissors, Cork Holes, Chamois
Skin Tobacco Pouches; and a variety of
Ready-Made Clothing for Gents, Ladies
and Children, which will bo found cheap
and well made. _fan_??
FOR HALE at the
Iron and Steel.
tr rvrvrv LBS. Genuine Swedes
0\J,\Jyj\J IRON, imported direct
ii om SiooKliolui, Hwciirn.
25,000 lbs. Sheffield Plow Steel, much
better in quality than American 8teel
usually sold hy dealers.
For salo at low prices, hy
Jan 21_J. .V T. lt. AGNEW.
THE best kind. BEARD'S Solf-Adjuat
ing IRON TIE, low for cash.
NovlO FISHER A LOWBANCg.
Washing Machines and Clothes
CLOTHES WRINGERS and Washing
Machines, constantly on hand, and for
salo, hv J. A T. It. AGNEW.
WOOD WARE, WOOD WARE.
Mitta, Twino, Wrapping Pannr, Matches,
Ac, choap, for ca?h. hv
Dec 1 FISHER A LOWRANCE.
REDUCTION OF RATES.
CHARLOTTE AND 3. C. R. B. COMPANY,
GEN'L FBBIGHT AND TICKET AOT'8 OFFICE,
COLUMBIA, 8. C., December ll, 180!.
ON and alter THIS DAY, COTTON will
be forwarded via the "SEABOARD
INLAND AIR LINE FREIGHT ROUTE,"
To Baltimore, $3.25 por bale of 400 Iba.
To Philadelphia, $4.00 per bale of 400
lbs. or leaa.
To New York, $4.00 per bale of 400 Iba.
Thia route ia cheaper, quicker and aa re?
liable aa any competing line.
Tho rates being tho same, shippers eav<
82 cents per bale-estimating cotton at IC
cent? per pound-in Marine Insurance, by
having their cotton forwarded via this
route. E. R, DORSEY,
General Freight and Trans'n Agent.
"FAST" EXPRESS LINE
FROJf COLUMBIA TO NEW YORK.
GREAT ATLANTIC COAST LINE RAILWAYS.
NEW and FAST SCHEDULE now In
operation, with complete and continu?
ous connections, from Columbia and all
pointa in the interior of Mouth Carolina,
via Eingaville, Wilmington and Weldon, to
Richmond. Washington, Baltimore, Phila?
delphia, New York, Boston, and all princi?
pal points North and East. No change of
Passenger Cara between Weldon and
Acquia Creek. No Omnibus transfer at
Petersburg or Richmond. Fare as low aa
by any other route. Time, forty-three
hours to New York.
At Weldon, Paaaengers have choice of
tho following rontea, viz: Criafied and An
nameaaic Line, Waahington or Inland
Lino, Baltimoro or Old Bay Line. Tickets
good by either ronto.
CAUTION TO THE PUBLIC.-The route by
Charlotto sud Greenaboro ia advertiaed aa
aeventy-?ve miles shorter and twelve hours
quicker-try it, if you wish to be deceived.
Through Fast Express Traiu, via fWil
mington, Woldon and Richmond, leaves:
Columbia.10.00 a. in
Kingsville.11.30 a. m.
Wilmington. 9.30 p. m.
Weldon. 6.20 a. m.
Richmond.11.10 a. m.
Wilmington, Delaware .11.57 p.m.
Philadelphia. . 1.80 a. m.
New York, arrives.5.20 a. m.
f Via Wilmington, Weldon, Portsmouth
and Annanu saie routes, leaves:
Columbia.10.00 a. m.
Kingavillo.11.30 a. m.
Wilmington. 9.30 p. m.
Weldon.6.20 a. m.
?Portsmouth.10.46 a. m.
Crisfleld.,_ 6.00 p. m.
Wilmington, Delawaro .11.67 p.m.
Philadelphia. 1.80 a. m.
New York, arrivoa. 5.20 a. m.
* 1 he steamers of the Old Bay Line leave
for Baltimoro 7.30 p. m.
tLeave New York 7.30 p. m. to comoSonth.
Two trains daily from Kingsville, North
tho 11.30 a. m. Fast Expresa, and 1.00 n.
m. Mai). Baggage checked through.
Elegant Bleeping Carson all Night Trains.
Through Tickets, good by either route
until used-with option to Pasaengera of
atopping at terminal points-can be ob
tnin< ?I ?t ?he TicLct Cfflee o? ine Sonni
Carolina Railroad. P. H. LANGDON,
Oct. 23 Brno GenU_Southern Agent.
C. HAY N ES WO RTU. O. J. CARROLL.
HAYI?ESW0RTH & CARROLL,
?FASHIONABLE HAIR CUTTING and
? SHAVING SALOON, Plain Btrcet, a
fuw doors below R. C. Shivor's old stand.
HOT, COLD and SHOWER BATHS on
abort notice. Nov 7
With a full supply of Lamp Chimneys for
aamo, being tho nest burners for kerosene
and star oil now in uso. Jnat received and
for aalo by_J. A T. R. AGNEW.
G)f\(\ DOZEN HOES, assorted aizoa
?UU and qualities, of direct importa?
tion, on hand and for sale at extremely
low figures, by J. & T. R. AGNEW.
NOTICE TO SHIPPERS. j
QEN'L SLTESINTEN'S OFTICE, 8. C. R. R.,
December ll, 1867.
ON and ?fier thia date the TARIFF hy
the Great Koutbern Freight Lino,
FROM COLUMBIA, will bo as follows, viz:
Cotton per bale, to Now York.$4.00
" M Baltimore.3.25
This routo is guaranteed as cheaper,
quicker and moro reliable than any com?
peting, while the diff?rence of insuranco,
not amounting to 20c, is over twico com?
pensated by difference of raten.
H. T. PEAKE,
Doc ll_General Superintendent.
Change of Schedule on G. & C. R. R.
ON and after FRIDAY the 6th instant;
Passenger Traine will run daily, Sur
dayB except ed, as follows:
Leave Columbia at. 7.00 a. m.
" Alston at. .. 8.65 "
?. Newberry at.10.38 **
Arrive at Abbeville at. 3.80 p. m.
" at Anderson at.5.15 "
" at GreenviRe at.COO .?
Leave Greenville st. COO a. m.
'* Anderson at.6.45 *.
" Abbev?leat.8.45 ?.
" Newberry at.1.26 p. m.
Arrive at Alston at.8.00 "
?? at Columbia at.5.00 "
Trains on the Blue Ridge Railroad will
also run daily, Sundays excepted.
Leave Anderson at.5.20 p. m.
!? Pendleton at.6.20 "
Arrive at Walhalla at.8.00
Leave Walhalla at.4.00 a. m.
" Pendleton at..*.5.40
Arrive at Anderson at.6.40 "
The train will return from Belton to An?
derson on Monday and Friday mornings.
JAMES O. MEREDITH,
Dec 3_General Superintendent.
SOUTH CAROLINA RAILROAD.
GENERAL 8UPT8 OFFICE,
CHARLESTON, 8. C., January 18,1868.
ON and after Sunday, January 19, tho
Passenger Trains on the South Caro?
lina Railroad will run as follow?, viz:
Leave Charleston for Columbia. 4.S0 a. m.
Arrive at Kingsville.11.15 a. m.
Leave Kingsville....i...11.40 a.m.
Arrive at Columbia. 1.10 p. m.
Leave Columbia.10.00 a. m.
Arrive at Kingsville..11.35 a. m.
Leave Kingsville.12.05 p. m.
Arrive at Charleston. 7.05 p. m.
The Passenger Train on the Camden
Branch will connect with np and down
Columbia Trains and Wilmington and Man?
chester Bailroad Trains on MONDAYS,
WEDNESDAYS and 8ATUBDAY8.
Night Express Freight and Passenger
Accommodation Train will run as foUowB:
Leave Charleston for Columbia. .6.40 p. m.
Arrive at Columbia.6.05 a. m.
Leave Columbia...5.30 p. m.
Arrive at Charleston.6.40 a. m.
Jan ai H. T. PEAKE, Gen'l Bop't.
Office North Carolina Railroad Co.,
COMPANY SHOPS, OCTOBER 17,1867.
ON and after this date, the following
will be the schedule for PASSENGER
TRAIN8 over this road:
Leave Charlotte daily at. 9.40 p. m.
" Greensboro at.4.11 a. m.
" Raleigh at.\.10.00 '."
Arrivo at Goldsboro at. 2.00 p. m.
Leave Goldsboro at.12.22 "
" Raleigh at. 3.60 "
11 Greensboro at. 9.10 "
Arrivo at Charlotte at. 2.64 a. m.
Through Passengers by this lino have
choice of routes um Greensboro and Dan?
ville to Richmond, or via Ralefgh and Wel?
don to Richmond or Portsmouth; arriving
at all points North of Richmond at tho
same timo by either route. Close connec?
tion is madu with the Passenger Trains on
tho Wilmington and Weldon Railroad to
and from Wilmington, and by Freight
Train to Weldon. JAS. ANDERSON,
_ Oct 18_Superintendent.
Charlotte & South Carolina R. R. Co.
COLOMBIA, 8. C., October 8, 1867.
ON and after the 6th instant, the Trains
over this Road will run as follows:
Leave Columbia at.1.40 p.m.
Arrive at Charlotte at. 9.49 p. m.
Leave Charlotte at. 2.55 a. m.
Arrivo at Columbia at.9.40 a. m.
Making closo connection for all points
North and South, as follows:
Leave Columbia. 1.40 p. m.
Lcavo Charlotto. 10.00 p. m.
Leave Greensboro ..... .5.15 a. m.
Arrive Richmond.4.45 p. m.
Leave Richmond.9.45 p. m.
Arrivo Washington.0.15 a. m.
Arrivo Baltimore. .9.10 a. m.
Arrivo Philadelphia.1.32 p. m.
Arrive Now York. 5.10 p. m.
Passengers I al; in ir thin ron**
Nonn, navo choice of routo from Greens?
boro, Weldon or Portsmouth.
MST Tickets good over either route.
Baggage checked through.
For THROUGH TICKETS to Richmond.
Washington, Baltimore, Philadelphia und
New York, applv at Titi? ot Office, foot-islan?
ding street. CALEB BOUKNIGIIT, .
Oct 5 Superintendent.
Laurens Railroad-New Schedule.
OFFICE LAURENS RAILROAD,
LAURENS C. H., 8. C., Julv 12, 18C7.
ON and arter MONDAY, 22d instant, tho
trains will run over this Road as fol?
lows, until further notice:
Leave Laurens at 6 o'clock a. m. on Mon?
days, Wednesdays and Fridays, and aime<
at Newberrj at ll o'clock a. m.
Loave Newberry on Mondays, Wednes?
days and Fridays, at fifty minutes after 12
o'clock, connecting with both trains on tho
Greenville and Columbia Railroad at Hele?
na Shop?. JOSEPH CREWS, Sup't.
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