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VOLUME IV-NO. 9?.
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THAD. STEVENS' NEW ARTICLES.
The following are tbe n?w and ad?
ditional articles of ' impeachment
against Andrew Johnson, prepared
by Thad. Stevens, of Pennsylvania,
and presented in the House of-Repre
sentatives; Tuesday last. The well
informed Washington correspondent
of the Baltimore Sun, says:
"Thad. Stevens' articles of im?
peachment did not cause a ripple of
excitement in the. House, to-day.
The reading of the articles was not
half through before the. Republi?
can side seemed to be thoroughly
disgusted. Mr. Stevens bad prepar?
ed a long speech in support of the
articles, but was physically too feeble
to deliver it personally, and was read
in part from the Clerk's desk, by the
Clerk, Mr. McPherson.
"Tho conduct of members showed
that they took very little interest in
the subject. Of the former managers,
Mr. Williams, of Pennsylvania, was
the only one who took the least in?
terest. Mr. Wilson, of Iowa, looked
utterly amazed at the feeble attempt.
Mr. Bo?twell we?t on quietly writ?
ing letters at his desk, while Mr.
Butler, who sits near him, hid bis
face behind a newspaper. Mr. Ash?
ley, the original Jacob of the im?
peachment ring, even failed to take
any interest in the proceedings. Not
a half dozen gentlemen listened, and
the want of interest became so mani?
fest, that Mr. Stevens put an end to
th? further reading, and he moved to
postpone the subject,"
Whereas, a high court of impeach?
ment has lately been in session to try
Andrew Johnson, President of the
United States, for high crimes and
misdemeanors, and has adjourned
without. completing its judgment;
and, whereas, it is proper that addi?
tional articles should be filed, if the
House deem it exp?dient; therefore,
Resolved, That a committee of
be appointed to prepare additional
articles of impeachment, and report
the same in substance as follows:
Additional ?Tticles of impeachment
exhibited by the House.of Represen?
tatives/in the name of themselves
and of all the people of the United
States against Andrew Johnson, Pre?
sident of the United States, in main?
tenance and support of their im?
peachment against him for high
crimes and misdemeanors in office.
FIRST ARTICLE.-That the said
Andrew Johnson, President of the
United States, did abuse the patron?
age of the Government, which by.
virtue of his office had been entrust?
ed to him, and did pervert it to im?
proper and eelfish purposes, inas?
much as he used it to corrupt the
people of the United States, and to
induce them to abandon and re?
nounce the principles which they
conscientiously held, and to adopt
others which they did not approve,
in order to promote the selfish pur?
pose of the said Andrew Johnson.
The President of the United States
came into power and received his
omeo, because he professed to hold
the principles of the Republican
party, and zealously avowed his de?
termination to oarry them into effect.
When he came into power ho found
' the offices of the Government, many
thousand in number, filled with met?
professing the same Republican prin?
ciples, and who had been appointed
expressly to carry them into effect.
When by a fatal accident he became
the Chief Executive of the nation, be
determined to seek au election for
the same office at the next Presiden?
tial term. He foresaw that it would
be necessary to renounce the princi?
ples of the Republican party, and to
establish a new personal party, e?pe
cially devoted to himself; and he did
not hesitate to apply to that object
the profits of thousands of offices and
of millions pf revenue. Ho set de?
liberately about turning faithful
officers out of their places, because
they would not renounce their prin?
ciples, and of appointing others to
office, because they pledged them?
selves to support him and his princi?
ples. The removals and appoint?
ments were avowedly nmdo for no
cause of merit or demerit, but for the
purpose of adding recruits to his new
? SECOND AKTICLE.-That the said
Andrew Johnson, being tho Chief
Executive of thc United States, and
being assigned by law to tho duties
to take care that the laws shall be
faithfully executed, having no judi?
cial or legislative powers confided to
him by the Constitution, all his du?
ties being strictly executive, did, on
I the 29th day of May, 1865, and be?
fore and after that time, usurp to
himself the power of auother branch
of the Government, and did do acts
and exercise functions which belong?
ed to tho legislative branch alone;
and in pursuance of such claim, hav?
ing at the time the army and navy ol
tho United States nt his command,
did establish and erect into a sepa?
rate government, that portion of the
United States from the lately so
called Confederate States of America,
and which was lately embraced with?
in the boundaries of the State ol
North Carolina; and did, by his own
usurped imthority, create a State und
form of Government hitherto un?
known to tho Unitnd States, ami did
create au office hitherto unknown tc
our Constitution, and appoint there
to au officer, whom he culled Provi
sional Governor, and directed hin
how to construct and carry out sak
Government. He fixed, and by hi;
own will decreed the cpinlifications o
electors, and who should be eligible
to office in tho uew Government
which he, by proclamation, d?clar?e
was deprived- of all civil Governmen
by the armed forces of the indepeu
dent belligerents with whom lie hue
been at war, and he appointed W
W. Holden to the office of Provi
sional Governor of North Carolina
and directed him to administer th'
offices of the newly created Stato
Ou the 13th of June, 1865, he usurp
ed the same powers, and without au;
direction from Congress, to whom i
belonged, erected into an indepeu
dent State that part of conquere
territory formerly known as the Stat
of Mississippi, and appointed Wm
.L. Sharkey Provisional Govcrno
thereof. And on the 17th of June
1865, he in like manner created
portion of said territory into what h
called tho State of Georgia, and ar
pointed James Johnson Provision!
Governor thereof. On or about th
17th. 21st and 30th of June, nod th
13th of July, he in like manne
created Governments, which ho cal
ed tho States of Texas, South Can
lina aud Florida, and when nftei
wards Congress declared such Gc
vernments and Constitutions nu
and void, and prescribed other mi
thods of governing said territory, an
to enable it to enter the Union h
consent of Congress, the Presidei
declared such laws null and void, an
advised tho people to resist the
execution, and he has never aided i
carrying into effect, but has resiste
what aro called the "reconstructic
THIRD ARTICLE.-For that Andre
Johnson, President of tho Unite
States, by his corrupt practices, d
attempt to induce tho Senators ele
from the State of Colorado, to pe
jure themselves upon tho conditie
of his signing the bill admittii
Colorado into the Union aa a Stat
and thereby admitting them as Sen
terrs of the United States. He el
also pardon and restore the right
franchise to 193 eleserters, who, du
iug the war, deserted from the Unit
States army, upon conelitiou th
they would vote for the Democral
party at the then immediately ens
ing election; aud they did thus vol
anel gave to the Democratic agei
Hon. Thomas Ii. Florence, the si
of $1,000 in cash. He appoint
numerous persons to office, w
could not take the test oath, anet e
uot take it, but were allowed to i
and discharge thc ftinctious thor?
in defiance o? law. He ordered np,
cultural scrip to be issued to t
State of North Carolina, which sc
was issued uueler the Act of 181
when North Carolina was iu ara
warfare against the Union. He
stored, without authority, large tra
1 of forfeited property, enough, it
! believed, to pay the' national de
which had been forfeitetl under
i Act of Congress, approved July
1862. By reason of ali which o
1 rages this Government became i
pover?8hed, the people embarrass
the rebel raiders allowed to flourish,
and the Constitution flagrantly vio?
lated. He sold pardons for money,
and allowed it to be done through
FOURTH ARTICLE.-He did take
from the Treasury of the United
States, large traets of land and large
amounts of money-sufficient, it ia
believed, to have paid our national
debt-and which had been trans?
ferred to the United States by Act of
July 17, 18G2, as enemies' property,
to be applied to the expenses of the
war and the debts of the United
States. This was corruptly and un?
lawfully done without any authority
FIFTH ARTICLE.-He did usurp tho
powers of the other branches of the
Government, and exerciso the legis?
lative power iu defiance of the Con?
stitution, in creating or attempting
to create now Governments out of
tho territory conquered from tho
"Confederate States of America,"
so-called, and to govern them by his
own mere power, by form unknown
to the Constitution, without consult?
ing Congress, but defying their au?
thority when they had spoken, nud
denying the coustitutiouality of the
laws of Congress, enacted to govern
said conquered territory.
Letter of President .Johnson.
We give below tho letter addressed
by a number of citizens of Now York
to President Johnson, asking if ho
would allow his name to bo presented
to the New York Convention, as a
candidate for tho Presidency. The
letter of the New Yorkers is as fol?
Cn OF NEW YORK, June 21.
To the Hon. Andrew Johnson.
SIR: The undersigned, citizens of
the city of New York, having ob?
served with satisfaction your admin?
istration of the highest executive
office of the nation, and believing
that the patriotism, fidelity to the
Constitution, and fearlessness which
have hitherto marked tho perform?
ance of your official duties, are the
highest guarantees, as well as tho
essential qualifications, for tho effi?
cient and faithful discharge of a pub?
lic office . for the public good,- do
respectfully ask whether, if deemed
desirable tor the preservation nu 1
unity of the conservative interests of
this country, you will allow your
name to be presented to the Demo?
cratic Convention, as a candidate for
the office of President of the United
States. Yours, with high respect,
F. W. COOGLLL, JAMES G?LLATE*,
THOS. MORRELL, R. H. BEADELL,
W. H. APPLETON-, J. W. GERARD,
HENRY GRINNELL, FRANOIS SKIDDY,
N. A. BALDWIN, EMIL SAVER.
President Johnson replied as fol?
WASHINGTON, D. C., July 2.
GENTLEMEN: TO your friendly in?
quiry whether, "if deemed desirable
for the preservation and unity of tho
conservative interests of the coun?
try," I would permit rey name to be
presented to the Democratic Conven?
tion as a candidate for the office of
President of the Uuited States, I
would respectfully reply, that I am
not ambitious of further service-I
may say, indeed, of further endur?
ance, in that elevated and responsi?
ble position, unless by a call BO gene?
ral and unequivocal, that it would be
au endorsement by the people of my
endeavors to defend the Constitution
and the reserved rights of tho several
commonwealths, composing what was
once in fact tho Federal Union. Of
such approval, in the present temper
of parties, I can, perhaps, hnvo no
All history proves that men who,
in official position, oppose for any
reason the cherished schemes devised
by factions to acquire power, usually
find more determined assailants, than
open and earnest defenders. Hence,
in resisting measures which, although
sustained by Congress, I honestly
believed to be encroachments upon
the Constitution, my task has been
made arduous and seemingly ungra?
cious by an opposition powerful,
well organized, and possessing a con?
trolling influence in the hulls of
legislation unprecedented iu the his?
tory of the country. Compelled to
devote my entire time to tho issues
that have been forced upon mo, and
to contend against a majority repre?
sented by two-thirds of each House
of Congress, I have been unable,
while striving to protect and main?
tain the liberties of tho people, to
check extravagant expenditures for
objects not contemplated by the Con?
stitution, and to.lighten tho burdens
of taxation which now rest so op?
pressively upon the nation.
In the midst of these embarrass?
ments, I have not been discouraged.
When from the public prints, or from
gomo unusually frank and out-spoken j
friend, I have beard that I "have no
party," the suggestion has only
served to remind mo of a memorable
remark, uttered when faotion ruled
high in Rome, that "Cresar had a
party, and Pompey and Crassus each
a party, but that the common irealtb
had none." Aiming only, as the
representativo of tho people, to
stand by the rights of the common?
wealth, may I not pertinently make
the application to my own case?
Constrained, in occupying my po?
sition ns the Federal Executive, to
abido in silence wrongs and encroach?
ments of the most insidious, as well
aa desperate, character, or some?
times, when incapable of arresting
them, permitted only to employ fu?
tile protests; compelled, with only
tho privilege of remonstrance, or the
terrible alternative of counter-revo?
lution, to resist revolutionary pro?
jects; obliged to stand in tho atti?
tude of a more spectator, whilst the
invaluable time of the nation has
been wasted in causeless assaults
upon myself and office for the bene?
fit, of a party, I cannot complain il
tho people, while witnessing the
scene, havo not been able to make
my cause thoroughly their own-thc
defence of the Constitution and law;
their own battle.
Until, however, the peoplo's repre
8ontntives will recognize more plainly
the imperative needs of the country
by lightening the burdens of exc?s
sive and onerous taxation, and pre
venting successive imposts upon tin
same article, beginning with its crud?
j state, and following it through it:
j several stages of manufacture to it:
final uso and cost-tho peoplo beinj
I thus made to pay extortionately ane
\ ruinously these accumulated taxes
J uutil the time appropriated in Con
gress to partizan schemes is devote?
more to legislating for tho people'
wants, the nation will have to be con
tent with the mero delusivo hope am
promise of better times, sinco mer
party politics will continue to b
considered of greater moment tba:
tho study and practico of politice
economy und the reduction of tariffh
and tho making of a President c
more consequence than the diminr
tion of national indebtedness and
return to sound currency nnd speci
With the peoplo, then, must re:
the correction of whatever is wron
in the respects indicated; and if thei
public servants find them careless c
their responsibility-if the poop]
will not do their duty in seeing thc
their representatives perform their;
no Executive will ever have powe
successfully to defend their right
and few will caro to incur tho obh
qny consequent upon the attempt.
I am now, however, as I have ev<
beeu, in the hands of the people, an
at their disposal. My struggle f<
the Union and the integrity of tl
Government began long ago. Coi
8cious of having honestly discharge
my duty, and satisfied that the coi
test in wbioh I have been conipelle
to engage will, in tho end, at leas
inure to the benefit and, indee
safety of constitutional liberty ar
human rights, I can well afford,
think, to look calmly on the prese
and await patiently the verdict of tl
future. Whilst I know that the stru
gie for tho rights of the peoplo ai
for reference tc the Constitution,
not yet over, yet bolieving that wi
the late palpable failure to do vi
lenee to that great instrument ai
the executive office, the worst th
faction can for the present do h
been accomplished. I would on!
in concluding this brief statement
my views anti feelings, express t
hopo that in the selection by t
Convention of a candidate for t
Presidency, whose duty it will be,
elected, to preserve, protect and i
fend the Constitution, and to exeot
the laws made in pursuance of
provisions, the public good, and let
ing and well-defined principles w
not be sacrificed to tho mero purpc
of party ascendancy.
In conclusion, gentlemen, peri
Die to thunk you most earnestly
tho kind expression of your abidi
confidence in me ns a public serva
and to assure you that tho appro
of the people is all that is requis
to make mo feel that tho effort
have made to restore Union on I
basis of justice and conciliation hi
uot been altogether in vain. Leav:
my causo and myself in their han
should the continuance and the c
elusion of tho contest to vindic
and preserve constitutional gove
ment be confided by thom to at
and moro worthy hands, I shall c
(tinily acquiesce, as has been
habit, in the decision of the Amen
I have the honor to be, gentlem
very respectfully, yours,
SPECIAL NOTICES. ^
?.MANHOOD."-Another New Medical
Pamphlet from the pen of Dr. Curtis. The
Medical Times says of this work: "This
valuable treatise on tho cause and cure of
prematuro decline shows how health is
impaired through S????t abuses of youth
and manhood, and how easily regained. It
gives a clear synopsis of tho impediments
to marriage, the cause and effects of ner?
vous debility, and tho remedies therefor."
A pocket edition of thc above will be for?
warded on receipt of B?X stamps, by ad?
dressing Doctor Curtis, No. 139 F street,
Washington, D. C. May 27 ly
LET US PKOTEC1 OUR.SEL.VES~
Tho physical structure of tho strongest
human being is vulnerable everywhere.
Our bodies aro endowed by nature with a
certain negative power, which protects
them, to some extent, from unwholesome
influences; but this protection is imper?
fect, and cannot bo safely relied on in un?
healthy regions, or under circumstances
of more than ordinary danger. There?
fore, it is wisdom, it is prudence, it is com?
mon sense to provide against such con?
tingencies, by taking an antidoto in
advance; in other words, by fortifying'tho
system with HOSTETTER'S STOMACH
BITTERS-tho most completo proteotivo
against all the epidemic and endemic ma?
ladies that has ever been administered in
any country. As a remedy for dyspepsia
th' re is no medicine that will comparo
with it. Whoever suffers tho pangs of in?
digestion anywhero on the face of the
earth where Hostettcr's Stomach Bitters
can be procured, does so voluntarily; for,
as surely as truth exists, this invaluable
tonic and alterative would restore his dis?
ordered stomach to a healthy condition.
To tho nervous it is also especially re?
commended, and in cases of confirmed
constipation it also affords speedy and per?
In all cases of fever and aguo tho Bit?
ters is more potent than any amount of
quiniuo, while tho most dangerous cases
of bilious fever yield to its wonderful pro?
perties. Those who havo tried tho medi?
cino will never use another, for any of tho
ailments which thc Hostuttcr Bitters pro
fosses to subdue. To those who have not
made tho experiment, wo cordially recom?
mend an early application to thc Bitters
whenever they are stricken by disease of
tho digestive organs. July 3 Cf
New Family Flour.
2AAA POUNDS EXTRA FAMILY
. \J\J\J NEW FLOUR, equal to any
made on tho Continent of Americ. For
aale bv E. ,t G. D. HOPE.
PINE TREE CORDIAL.
WISHART'S PINE TREE TAR COR?
DIAL, for Consumption, ?Vc.
Stafford's Olive Tar, for Bronchitis,
Wis tar's Balaam Wild Cherry.
Jayne's Expectorant, Jayne s Carmina?
Ayer'? Chery Pectoral,
Stanley's Great Cough Remedy,
The famous Quaker Liniment.
All for sale by
FISHER A HEINITSH,
June ll Druggists.
The life of all neall I? blood. Tho
health of all life is pure flesh. Pure blood
keeps ont all diseases. The Queen's De?
light purifies the blood._
Fresh Biscuit and Crackers.
Ofi BBLS. FRESH CRACKERS, for sale
?5\J low by _E.jt G. D. H0PE
Cuba and Muscovado Molasses.
-| f\ HIIDS. of prime quality, fi>r sale
1\J low by E. A- G. D. HOPE.
NEW FLOUR. NEW FLOUR. For sale
June 19 FISHER A- LOWRANCE.
DR. THOMAS T. MOORE,
RESPECTFULLY announces to the
public, that he lias taken the front
rooms in Messrs. Weam A Hix's photo?
graph gallery, and is now prepare d to exe?
cute, in tho moat elegant and scientific
manner, all branches of his profession.
TEETH EXTRACTED WITHOUT PAIN,
by use of protoxide of nitrogen, or laugh?
ing gas. Dr. Moore ii a native ot New?
berry, S. C., and is a graduate of the Penn?
sylvania College of Dental .Surgery. For
further information, call at the office or
address Dr. THOMAS T. MOORE, Colum
bia, S. C._June 7 .".mo
DR. D. L. BOOZER,
HAVING obtained from tho different
patentees of the profession, office
rights of tho latest improvement in DEN?
TISTRY, is propared to do all kinds of
DENTAL WORK with neatness, durability
and dospatch, at tho very lowest rates.
Perfoct satisfaction guaranteed. Ofllce oa
Main s trott, Columbia. 9. C., three doors
North of Agnew's. Vulcanized Rubber
Plates inserted at 125._May 2 ly
EATING HOUSE AT ALSTON.
PASSENGERS on tho Greenville and
Columbia Railroad, can get BREAK?
FAST and DINNER at Alston-ample time
Dec 27 MARY A. ELKIN A SON.
FISHER & LOWRANCE.
COLUMBIA, S. C.
TO THE LADLES.
MRS. C. E. REED has
just received a splendid
.assortment of DRESS
TRIMMINGS. Also, a
fresh supply of MIT/LT -
NERY GOODS, of all
descriptions, at wholesale
and retail. French Cor?
sets, Zephyr Worsted Hair Braids*
Curls, etc., which will bo sold very
DRESS-MAKING in all branches,
warranted to give satisfaction.
Main street, over R. C. Anderson's
clothing store. April 22 3mo_
Wade Hampton Gibbes, Washington
Allston Gibbes, executors, vs. Mary
L. Singleton, James G. Gibbes et
al.-Bill to Sell Beal Estate, Mar?
shall Assets, ?fcc.
IN pursuanco of decretal order in
above stated case, the creditors of
R. W. GLBBES, Sn., deceased, are
hereby required to present and provo
their demands before me, on or be?
fore the 1st day of October next.
D. B. DESATJSSURE,
April 29 wm_C. E. R. P.
DES. REYNOLDS &
REYNOLDS aro pre
Ipared to furnish ARTI?
FICIAL TEETH on a larger scale
than heretofore, nnd at rates much
below the usual charges.
Their recent improvement, lately
patented, constitutes the highest
order of art in this speciality, and ls
fully warranted. Dentures con?
structed by this process possess many
advantages over gold plato work, and
can be supplied at about half thc cost
of the latter.
An examination of specimens,
especially by those having experience
in such matters, is respectfully invit?
ed. Ordinary VULCANITE RUB?
BER SETS $25. The same, strength?
ened by gold bands, ?35. Terms
cash. April 30 %
THE front part of our
Store having been damaged
by the recent storm, we will
be compelled to sell off our
Stock of CLOTHING, CAS
SIMERES, HATS, &c, at or
nearly COST, for want of
New styles of Boys' Straw
HATS just received.
R. & W. C. SWAFFIELD,
Camden Street, rear of Gregg's China Store.
J. CI/EXDINING, - - - rVoiirlctor.
JP * ?
HAVINO thoroughly titted np the shove
establishment as* a RESTAURANT,
BACON MOLASSES, &c.
20.000 ^US* ^
5 hilda. Primo Paeon Shonldors,
C casks First Quality Orange Hams,
150 sacks Country Flour,
15 libels. Cuba and Muscovado Molasses.
For salo low for cash only by
April 19 _E. A G. D. HOPE.
I rv BARRELS Hocker's Scir-Eai.iing
II I FLOUR, for sale low bv
March 27_E. A G'. D. HOPE..
TTJVINE Sugar-cured Breakfast STRIPS.
J; Sugar-cured HAMS.
Fresh LEMONS and NEW FLOUR.
G. DIERCRS, at Seegors" old stand.