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DEMOCRATIC NOMINATIONS. MUNICIPAL OFFICERS-CITY COLUMBIA. For Mayor. Con. J. P. THOMAS. For Aldermen.-WARD NO. 1. T. W. RADCLIFFE. CLARK WARING. JAMES CLAFFEY. WARD SO. 2. C. A. BEDELL. R. L. BRYAN. O. Z. BATES. WARD NO. 3. W. P. GEIGER. W. T. WALTER. JOHN AGNEW. WARD NO. 4. EDWARD HOPE. W. O. SWAFFIELD. L. P. MILLER,_ COLUMBIA. Tuesday Morning, June 16, 1868. The View? or the New York World . Two Features. We regard tho views of the New York World, as lately put forth, as implying in ono fer.turo, at least, a gigantic and shameful swindle upon the Southern Democracy. The fea? ture to which wo allude, is that pro? posing, in effect, that the National Democratic party shall waive, as an issue, tho proposition that the pre? sent militorily-oonstructed Govern? ments of the South are null and void, and ought to bo upset by the Demo? cratic party in the hour of its tri? umph. For ourselves, we maintain that the reconstruction of the South? ern States, under tho military bill of Congress, is unconstitutional and il? legal, and ought, by the National De? mocratic party, to be regarded null and void. In other words, wo have re? garded that party pledged to tho South to remit the reconstruction of the Southern States to tho white people thereof. For the World now to change base, is to commit political treason to the Democrats of the South, and to use us, as the instruments at our own expense of the elevation of the Northern Demo? cracy. This seems tho purpose of tho World, but wo cannot think that the Now York Convention will thus betray the Southern Democracy. On the contrary, let us trust that tho more manly principles suggested by .tho National Intelligencer, upon this point, will bo enforced. That journal well says: "To tell the whites of tho States that snffrage is to bc left to tho States to regulate, without declaring these negro governments to bo a tyranny and Ubiirpation, is to trifle with and evado a great issuo. It is to turn our eyes away from a great crime, to ignore tho sentiments of the North? ern mosses as evinced in every elec? tion where the issue has been pre? sented to them, and would bo un abandonment of principle alike dis? graceful and impolitic. In short, it would bo a dissolution of tho conser? vativo party. "Wo propose, therefore, manfully and earnestly to grapple with tho many outrages and atrocities of radi? calism; and, when wc shall have tho power, to blot them all out. It is for this that the peuple arc rising as one man from tho Atluntic to the Pacific. Here we have a cluo to tho coolness and apathy with which tho nomina? tions of Grant and Colfax have been received. If wo desiro a like fate for our nominees, all wo havo to do is to send them forth with a doubtful and uncertain utterauco to the masses, who long for deliverance and a con? stitutional government under the control of tho white raco in all the States. In this sign only may wo conquer." It is due to truth, however, to add that thcro is another feature in the World's articlo which wo approve, and that relates to tho expediency of our controlling tho colored vote, as best wo can, in tho coming canvass. When thc World says: "There is every reasou to expect that tho Southern negroes will voto in tho next Presidential election; and, if wo permit all those States to bo carried by tho Republicans, wo may as well hang up our harps on tho willows. It concerns us to gain a portion of tho negro voto." We must say that common senso vindicates the wisdom of such a course. We look upon politics as a practical thing, and hold that the a flairs of one's country onght to be conducted on tho same goncrnl principles upon which an honest and sensible man manages his private concerns. We proposo not to ignore principles, or tone, or honesty, but we do suggest that our policios bo such as to commend them to tho sober sonso of practical and scnsiblo people. Looking at the question in this aspect, wo hold it but sensible to recognizo tho fact that the Southern negrees will vote in the Presidential canvass, And, if so, we bold it good policy, and bo violation of prinoiple, to urge upon them the duty of voting with their natural friends and protectors, the intelligent white men of the Sooth. MR. EDITOR: The conduct of our State Central Exeoutive Committee must recoivo the well done of all who are interested. They have not only preserved tho unity of the party, without a sacrifice of any of their principles, but towards their cap? tious irritated brothers, they have shown so much forbearance, such generosity and nobleness of spirit, that they must have the admiration, not only of all lookers on, but that of the opposing party themselves. In it we have been forcibly reminded of the sweet spirit of Joseph, in his treatment of his former envious bro? thers. And in all that has been written and said on the subject, there was the "soft answer that turneth away wrath." Heaven will not but smile on the efforts of those who are thus actuated by a Christian spirit; and in their own hearts they must receive a dou? ble compensation. God bless our good men. SATONA. Correspondence or the Phoenix. A South Carolinian writes ns as follows. We publish the letter, as showing the speculations afloat: NEW YORK, June 10.-The two last editorials of the World are very sig? nificant. They indicate that the Democratic party will take no decided action against negro suffrage, for two reasons: One is tho hope of carry? ing some of the Southern States in favor of their candidate. This can? not be doc o if very strong ground should be taken in any way conflict? ing with tho supposed interests of the negroes. And the editor broadly intimates that, without the votes of some of the Southern States, the Democrats may "hang their harp npon tho willows." Besides the great fundamental principle of the Demo? cracy, and which cannot bo aban? doned, ia non-interference by Congress in the domestic affairs of the States. This is the second reason, and it seems to mc that however it may grate against our feelings to be silent ori this point, yet good policy de? mands that tho Democracy of the North should be allowed to choose their own platform; and entire ac? quiescence, on tho part of the South, should be our policy. I admit a cer? tain amount of demoralization on this subject. I am so well convinced that our only chance, of getting rid of negro domination comes from the success of the Democratic party, that I nm willing to submit to some things most unpalatable iu order to insure its success. As we have not the shadow of a chauce of defeating the radicals iu our State, tho only good our representatives can do iu the Convention is to set an example of modesty, aud counsel the other Southern Stales to acquiesce iu any nomination which our Northern friends may make. I have seen one of the leading Democrats of New Jersey, who says that Hendricks, of Indiana, for Pre? sident, and Hoffmau, of New York, for Vice-president, will be the choice of many of the Democracy. This would be a strong nomination, and perfectly unexceptional. Pendleton gives offence to the bond holders, and Hancock had something to do with Mrs. Sarratt's trial, which would damage him with tho Catholics. To tho ticket of Hendricks and Hoff? mau there is no positive objection. GENERAL BEAUREGARD ox THE SITUATION. - General Beauregard, who is now in New York, says, in reference to the probable course of the Southern delegations in the Democratic National Convention, that it is extremely improbable that the vote of a single Southern State eau be cast for the Democratic candi? dates, and, therefore, tho Southern Democracy have no right to advise, much less insist upon, tho adoption of any special nominee by their Northern allies. The duty of tho South is this: Accepting its situation, it will do its utmost to sustain what? ever candidates shall appear most available, aud most likely to secure success in tho judgment of the North? ern delegations. For Genoral Han? cock all tho white men in the South would turn out and work with great zeal, if he should happeu to be nominated; but if, iu the judgment of the Northern delegations, success could only bo secured by the nomi? nation of Salmon P. Chase, upon any other platform than absolute negro suffrage, then the Southorn white Democrats would gladly work for his election also. But if, unfortunately, tho Northern delegations should put up such a platform as tho Pendleton ?eople of the West propose, out [eroding that of the Republicans on the negro suffrage question, then the whites of the South would stay at home and let their Northern brethren take their ohancos of success or de? feat without their assistance. Such aro the views of General Beauregard and those whom he represents. Bcml-Annual, Report ox a? Home xor the Mother?, M .owe ?nd Daughters of Conftdei- <. Soldiers, for the Hair Tear Er .ag 15th April, 1868. jj The ladies in charge of the "Home," believing the public to be interested in their mission of love and mercy, would lav before those who havo so kindly aided in this charity a brief statement of what has been accom? plished for the welfare of it? inmates. The "Home" has been in opera? tion for six months, and numbers over eighty occupants. Hero these destitute ladies and children, some of whom have been reduced from affluence to poverty, by the misfor? tunes of war, find a comfortable shelter and a pleasant home. In the seclusion of her apartment, each mother can carry on tho work of training her children with the same privacy and care that she could in her own home, and tho children can still enjoy the privileges and plea? sures of the domestic circle. Three times a week soup is sup? plied in the institution; aud, from time to time, such provisions as have been sent by friends havo been dis? tributed among the inmates and most gratefully received. A school, numbering over fifty children, and constantly increasing, gathered from the families in the "Home," and from those unable to secure education elsewhere, has been organized, and is regularly and gra? tuitously taught by young ladies of refinement and culture. The pro? gress of the children in acquiring knowledge has already been such ns to reward and stimulate their disin? terested teachers. The large and commodious build? ing rented by the board of control, affording tho facilities, it is proposed, as speedily as possible, to admit a limited number of girls, daughters of Confederate soldiers, who have been impoverished by the war, aud to afford them a home, in order to secure them the means of thorough education. They will bo placed under tho supervision of a discreot and experienced lady, as matron. For the means of their education and board, however, the board of control makes earnest appeal to the liberal and benevolent. Tuition for them can be obtained, at some of tho bost schools in the city of Charleston, at one-half tho usual rates; and tho zeal and determination of the young ladies to secare the means of self support, will, doubtless, ensure double the ordinary progress to that coveted result. Fortunately, also, the spacious premises occupied by the "Homo" has afforded shelter to persons in need who do not come within the exact letter of the purpose, of thc institution, but who havo gladly availed themselves of tho privilege of occupying rooms in tho building which were not immediately required by those for whom they were origi? nally designed. The eagerness with which ladies have availed themselves of even a temporary shelter, which they covenanted cheerfully to resign so soon ns it should be needed by thoso having a prior chum, does but indicate the extremity to which we arc reduced, the patient magnanimi? ty with which it is borne, and the timeliness of even tho least effort and prayer for its relief. While thanking, most gratefully, ail who have assisted us in this un? dertaking, wo earnestly entreat them not to relax their generous endeavors on behalf of the "Home." There aro many wants of its in? mates which we are unable to relieve; and wo feel that our work is incom? pleto until wo pour out tho full mea? sure of comfort upon thoso whose protectors yielded up their lives in defence of their homes and oura. Wo fully realizo tho vast impor? tance of our undertaking, its grave responsibility. Wo know our work to bo a uoblo ono, to comfort the widow and tho fatherless, and to shelter the homeless. Therefore, with au abiding faith in the kindness of our people, and a confident trust in thi! benevolent promptings of hu? manity, we earnestly commend the "lloine" to thc liberal and tho phi? lanthropic everywhere. Mrs. M. A. SNOWDEN, Mrs. I\ C. GAILLARD, Mrs. D. E. HUGER, Mrs. GEORGE ROBERTSON, Mrs. WILLIAM RAVEN EL, Mrs. HENRY RAVENEL, Mrs. J. S. SNOWDEN, Mrs. C. S. VEDDER, Mrs. W. E. MIKELL, Mrs. J. S. PALMER, Mrs. M. P. MATHESON, Miss M. B. CAMPBELL, Miss ANNA SIMPSON, Miss E. E. PALMER, Miss MATILDA MIDDLETON. Mrs. M. A. SNOWDEN, President. Miss MATILDA MIDDLETON, vice-President. Miss M. B. CAMPBELL, Secretary and Treasurer. Mrs. W. E. MIKELL, Correspond? ing Secretary. A roligious paper noticed, by au odd typographical error, that "a new church has been founded at Eliza? beth, N. J., under .auspicious circum? stances." Tho auspicious was a mis? print for auspicious. A suspension bridge is being thrown ncrosa Niagara River, jnst below tho Falls, to give visitors an "awful view." Am Incident of the War-Inlbrm?. tlen Wantrd. MB. EDITOR: At the battle of Get? tysburg, -when death was hewing down the noblest of the land, it was my misfortune to be in onmraand cf a company of United States infantry. I say. it was my misfortune; but I speak of it as such, because I regard? ed it as a pity that brother should rise against brother, aud those that should have lived in peace and har? mony were now engaged in mortal combat. I was for the Union then, and am for the Uniou now, under the old Con8titutiou of our fore? fathers. After the Confederate troops had gallantly charged the Cemetery Heights, and been repulsed, I went out, as I was always glad to do, to render any assistance iu my power to the wounded. I made no distinction between a rebel and a Yankee, and I am certain no gentleman would. Among the wounded was a Captain Willie S. Gray. As I came up to him, I could seo through the gather? ing darkness how deadly polo was the face of him who lay on the ground before me. I placed my canteen to his lips, and ho drank with feverish haste. I sat down beside him, and he began to speak very rapidly of home. I held my head lower, as ho could not speak above a whisper. He told me his name, and requested me to writo to his family. "Tell thom," said he, "gently. They will miss mo at home; they will look for my coming, but I shall never come." He held out his hand uud placed it iu my own, .and the tears fell fast. Wo had mot upon the battle-field as enemies, but we were parting friends. It was about 9 o'clock; tho night was some? what cloudy; the two armies were still, and during that interval of stillness I was receiving tho parting farewell of adyiug man to his friends. In our conversation, ho had omitted to tell me what State he lived in until just before he died. He opened his eyes and moved bis lips. I am deaf, aud I held my head down and caught tho word Carolina; I could not say whether North or South Caroliua. The regiment was 59, and the com? pany was, I think, D, but about this I am not positive. I was the only persou present wheu ho died, and I have made inquiries for his frieuds, but have not found them. I have a ring which he took from his finger and guvo me for his sister. If you will cause this to bo printed, so that I eau hear from his frieuds, I will pay you your prico for printing. My homo is in New York, but I shall spend tho most of my time iu Ashe? ville, Buncombo County, N. C., until November next. Most respectfully yours, Ac, CHARLES U. HAWKINS. Juno 4, 1863. [K?owee Courter. R. C. DELAROE HAS AX ADVEN? TURE.-If tho following letter, which was originally published in tho Washington Chronicle, contains the truth, it is very much lo the discredit of the people of Laurens. Wo pub? lish it, because DeLarge is well knowu in this city, and also to give the peo? ple of Laurens and Newberry an opportuuity to contradict it, if it is false: LATJRENSVZLTJE, S. C., May 20, 1SG8.-DEAU FRIEND: I arrived here to-day, but have had a hard time of it. Between Newberry and this place, my life was in continued jeo? pardy. When the train left Newberry to-day, a man named Bell, who lives within five miles of Lunrensville, followed me from Newberry to Mar? tin's Depot; and, at every station, he would say: "There is a damned radi? cal nigger on tho train, going up to raise hell with our niggers." They would theu rush in, stare at me, and curse and threaten. I had not a friend on tho train. When wo ar? rived at Martin's Dopot, three fellows carno on tho train, and walked into tho ear where i was sitting. Tho conductor and train hands had pur? posely left tho train u minuto before. These men walked within three paces of me, with knives in their hands, and said to me: "Yon-intruder, wo would like to cut the liver ont of a hundred-radicals like you, you son of a-; wo have como to cut your d-d liver ont." I stood against tho rear door of the car, and replied to them: "I did not come up hero to tight or quarrel, gentlemen. You may kill mo; but I will diehard;" and, suiting tho action to tho word, I drew my revolver and cocked it. They continued to curse; but, al? though thero wore twenty or thirty of them outside, they did not strike. At lust they wont out, saying: "Wo aro going; but, DeLargo, wo shall watch for you." As soon ns they left tho car, an old man came in, aud said: "I am a magistrate, and am bound to keep the peuce; no ono shall disturb you." Ho pretended not to have seen tho affair, and asked mo to point cut tho raen. I did so, but ho protended that he could not tell who I meant, and he fooled about pretending not to find them until the train started. No ono would give mo their names. The same spirit is eviuced hero by the rebels. If anything happens to me, look out for my wifo and child. Your friend, R. C. DELARGE. [ Charleston Mercury. R. C. DeLarge denies the author? ship of the above letter attributed to him. Wliat Will the Democrats Del It baa been tusked, "what will the Democrats do if we help to place them in power?" Tho qnestion is so well and appropriately answered and so satisfactorily summed up by Qen. W. A Gorman, of Minnesota, in a late speech, that wo insert the answer here: If the Democracy get power in the Government, they will reduce tho tariff tax on all your tea, and what you drink aud wear. They will restore the Union, and turn over nil the Southern States' expenses to be paid by tho South alone. We will turn ont and abolish 10, 000 abolition Freedmen's Bureau office-holders, and save millions of dollars to tho people's pockets. Wo will bid tho South support themselves, and go to raising cotton and sugar, and we will continue to raise produce to feed them. We will pay tho public debt in the same curreucy we pay you and the same you pay each other, and thus save millions moro in the pockets of tho people. If wo pay thc rich in gold, we will pay you iu gold. If we pay you in paper money, wo will pay plethoric bond-holders in paper money. We will enact laws to enable you to buy your goods where you eau buy cheapest, and sell where you can get the best pri?e. Wo will protect labor from the encroachment of capital. We will leave each fctute to govern itself, limited only by tba Federal Constitution. Wo will reduce the army in the South, and scud them to the plains to protect tho frontier aud new routes to the Far West. Wo will rostore commerce, peace and good will between the North and South. Wo will reduce taxes, both State and national. We will lessen the office-holders, and release you from taxation to sup? port them. We will enact laws inside and not outside the Constitution. We will rcstoro peace at home and maintain your honor abroad. We will inaugurate a day of mode? ration, order and good will, instead of bato and ill will, as now taught by Jacobin politicians. We will give equal rights to all, aud grant exclusive privileges to none. We will substitute calm statesman? ship for mad Jacobinism. We will make pets no longer of negroes at tho expense of the whites, nor force suffrage for them at the expense and against tho will cf those who have created and maintained the Government. A Massachusetts paper, under tho head of "Books and Magazines," contains the following: "A Worces? ter cow has had seven calves in three years. Lier last exploit was to have 'three at a lick' on Thursduy." Tho Bar of Edgefield gave a com? plimentary dinner to Chancellor Car? roll, their former townsman, on Fri? day last. Ex-Governor Bonham pre? sided. A number of distinguished lawyers graced the occasion with their presence. Mr. Colfax is going to Colorado when Congress adjourns. Wrappiug Pa :er and Twine. AFULL supply of WHARFING PAPER. Alio, Paper Twine, Cotton and Hemp Twiuo. On hand ?iud tor salo hv .Tuno 16 J. AT. R. AGNEW. NEW POTATOES. ASUPPLY OF NEW POTATOES, con? stantly on hand and for salo bv Juno 1G " J. ft T. R. AGNEW. Golumbia Lodge No. 108, A.*. F.'. M.'. A A REGULAR COMMUNICATION ^2^roi this Lodge xnjn be held THIS /V\ (Tuesday) EVENING, at S o'clock, at Masonic Hall. Ry order of the W. M. Jane 10 J. C. 15. SMITH, Sec'y. Independent Fire Engine Company. _ THE REGULAR MONTHLY -fc-V-tv MEETING of this Companvwill jktJff^.held THIS (Tuesday) EVEN ?E921N?, at a o'clock, at their Hall. Members will attend punctually. By or? der. G. T. BERG, Secretary. June Iii ORATION. ON FRIDAY EVENING, 26th instant, at 8 I*. M., tbcr? will be an Oration de livercd before tho Csariotfbphio Society by tho Valedictory Orator, W. T. C. Bates, of Oranpcburg. S. C.,'at tho Chapel Hall of tho University. . All persons ara re? spectfully invited to attend. Ry order of tho'President. J. W. BAUN WBLLI lt. LOVAT ERASER, Secretary. Juno Itt 1? Dissolution of Copartnership. THE Copartnership heretofore existing between J. II. ALTEE and RICHARD BARRY, was dissolved on tho 13th Ju.io, 18tt8, by mutual consent. RICHARD BARRY assumes all liabili? ties of the firm, and ho alone will use the namo in tho settlement of its affairs. J. IL ALTEE, R. BARRY. Juno 16 8 CAROLINA HOUSE, Washington st., next to Ilrcnnen db Carroll's. RICHARD BARRY, - - Proprietor. <?fis THE subscribers havo opened this estab? lishment as a RESTAURANT, and will furnish the best of everything in the way of Wines, Liquors, Alo, Segars, Tobacco, etc. LUNCH every day, at ll o'clock. The patronage of their friends and thc public is solicited. May 16 Local Xtorxxi?. We have been requested to .state that,'by request, Col. J. P. Thomas .will deliver a lecture on Thursday evening next, at half-past 8 o'clock, in Carolina Hall, (lately Gibbes') subject: "THE PAST OP SOUTH CARO? LINA IN Aims AND DH ARTS, AND HEK FUTURE CONSIDERED." The proceeds of tho lecture to be placed in tho bands of a committee of ladies for a charitable purpose. Tickets of ad? mission twenty-five cents each, to bo had at the door. DemoresCs Monthly, for July, has como to hand, and is, as usual, filled with what the ladies like-fashions, choieo literature and music. Tho Galaxy, for July, arrived yes? terday, filled with interesting matter. Messrs. Sheldon & Co., Nos. 198 and 500 Broadway, New York, are thc publishers. An enormous green turtle will be served up in extra fine stylo this moruing, at Mr. Clendiniug's Ex? change Restaurant, at ll o'clock. He also has excellent hon lager always on hand, for a pitcher of which the "bone and muscle" of tho Phoenix arc indebted. THR CAROLINA HOUSE.-By refe? rence to our advertising columns, it will be soon that Mr. Barry has con? cluded to "go it alone." He will be pleased to see all his old friends, now that he is fully paepared to minister to their thirsty wants, with anything they may desire "on ice." The Tribune thinks that the votes of the Southern States will be about | equally divided between the two par? ties; and that the battle ground will be in the States of Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Ohio. Tho electoral voto of Now York is 33; Pennsylvania 26, and Ohio 21. The Charleston News makes a strong bid for the new Legislature to assemble iu Charleston. When it speaks of tho "prevalence of chills and fever" hero as calculated "to inspire greater terror in the minds of thc un ace! ima ted than thc ordinary miasmatic diseases incidental to the coast. This of Columbia, the heal? thiest city in the State! THE DILL AFFAIR.-We learn that several colored men have been ar? rested on the ground of complicity iu tho killing of Dill. One of tho parties is Vice-Presidont of tho Lea? gue iu that section, and it is charged that Dill's failure to redeem some wild promises to these colored men, led them to avenge their disappoint meut upon his pei'son. To THE RAILROADS RUNNING NoRTn. Wo have been requested to inquire if an arrangement could be made al? lowing both delegates and other par? ties desiring to attend the New York Convention, to go and return for one fare. Wo have reason to say that a number of persons, with their fami? lies, would bo apt to avail themselves of the opportunity. This inquiry comes from Abbeville District. SCISSORS EDITORIAL.-We had but to suggest to our friend, Mr. Agnew, of tho excellent house of J. & T. R. Agnew, that we needed a pair of scissors editorial, when ho promptly told us to select one. In return, we have to say that, iu this establish? ment, not ouly scissors, but almost anything in tho line of hardware and groceries, can be obtained. And wo mention this to encourage others to entitle themselves, also, to a first-rate notico nt the hands of the local editor. MAIL ARRANGEMENTS.-The post office opon during the week from 8J.j a. m. to 7 p. m. On Sundays, from 4 to 5 p. m. Tho Charleston and Western mails are open for delivery at 4'? p. m., and close ut 8jg p. m. Charleston night mail open 8>? a. m., close 4>? p. m. Northern-Open for delivery at 8>J a. m., closes at 2.45 p. m. Groonville-Open for delivery 5,'tf p. m., closes at 8},p. m. NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. -Special at tent ion is called to the following ad? vertisements, published for the first time this morning: Barry & Altee--Dissolution. Independent F. E. Co.-Meotiug. Columbia Lodg-Meeting. J. & T. R. Agnew-Potatoes, &c. Clariosophic Society-Oration.