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Tanwday ?orninfr, December 23,18W.
REDUCTION INPBICE - CLUBBING.- TJhe
WEEKLY GLEANEB con tains more reading
matter iban any other family paper pub?
lished in the South-thirty-two long
columns, printed in clear type. It is
fljled with origina) aa well as selected
matter-editorials, correspondence, gene?
ral nears, marketa, telegrams, interest?
ing Btorie?, sketches, poetry, ero. Dur?
ing the early part of the coming year its
columns will be graced by a highly
entertaining n?ubcttetle, the production
of a lady of this city, nnd which has
been pronounced by disinterested critics
as equal to tue very best of "Marion
Harland's" work*. This story is entitled
"Orkney, or tho Fortunes of Juliet Clay?
born-a tale of the Palmetto State," and
will run through about twenty numbers
of tho ?'GLBANEB." Aa we aro desirous
of introducing tho paper-which is in
every sense1 a' "home companion"-into
every family in tho State, we have de?
termined, to reduce the yearly subscrip?
tion price, as follows?*-payable, in all
cases, in advance: Singlo copy $2.75;
tah copies, (to ene post office,) $25.00;
twenty copies 945.00; fifty copies $100.
The GLEANER and, tll? "-Rural Caroli?
nian"-the popular agricultural monthly
-^-wifl toe furnished; .for one year, at
four dollars. The above rates go into
effect on the first of. January, 1870.
Address orders to tho PHONTX and
QLEANkB Office, Oofarhbl?, S. C.
' of Virginia ?nd Georgi*-The
feature of HouHcaUam.
It appears that the case of Virginia
still hangs fire. Even her humble atti?
tude has failed lo secure her prompt ad?
mission, and perhaps she is to be called
upon still farther to submit to self - de?
basement. Better, far better, that she
should havo stood m?re upon her
dignity and less upon what she presumes
is her interest. She is dealing with a
Congressional majority that is illiberal,
vindictive and unsorupulous. Better ex?
pect no favors-better make no appeal
to a sense ot justice and magnanimity in
men who are wanting in these high
qualities. There is one thing which
makes one doh though wanting in many
things. This is self-respect. So long as
a man preserves his self-respect, it is
well with him. So long as a people pre
serve^tkeir self-respect, there is a future
for theni. Let us hope that the present
leaders of public action in Virginia havo
not made a mistake. Military govern?
ment may be bad enough; but thero are
civil governments that are far worse. It
may be bad to be ont of the Union-but
it may be worse to be in it-as adminis?
tered by radical politicians.
ID contrast with the State of Virginia
stands the State of Georgia. Georgia
was formally admitted into the Union.
Her subsequent action proves distasteful
to Congress. The President makes tho
suggestion of the outrage. Congress is
pleased to carry it out, and Georgia is
remanded to a territorial condition.
She "must say her lesson over again."
We cannot say what Georgia will do in
this emergency. We believe her action
will be worthy of a State whose people
are bold aod resolute. We are satisfied
that thero will be uo self-abasement.
We hope that her action will be wise,
und al the same time, that thero will be
no voluntary lowering of her dag. That
flag may be pulled dowD. Voluntarily
to lower it, that will be auother thing.
This suggests to us what is Ibo supremo
characteristic of radicalism. This is the
absorption of legislative authority. Look
at its career, and it will be fouud that
this has been tho case. It has struck a
blow at the Executive. It has struck a
blow at the judiciary. It hus struck
down again and again the rights of States
?nd reduced them to provinces, and to
worse than provinces. Yes, the creature
has usurped the placo of the sceptre of
the creator, and that authority which is
but the creature of tho sovereign States
of this Union, arrogantly assumes to
over ride every other authority, and to
be the supreme law of the laud. When
the Congressional sword gleams in the
North and in the West, as it does in tho
South, then peibaps will it be seen that
the sword ie a two-edged one-then will
it perhaps be realized how a wicked in?
vention returns to plague tbe inventor.
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BUSINESS CABDS AND Cntcu?iAits.-As
the season is approaching for the annual
travel and distribution of business cards
and eire .liars, our merohauts and others
will please give attention to the fact that
our job office is supplied with tho best of
boards, of all colors, fine commercial
note aud other paper, and tho very new?
est and most fashionable styles ol type,
thus enabling ns to supply till of such
There was u great crowd ia tho vicinity
of the Delamnter yards iu Now York,
Friday, and an attempt was made to get
up uti impromptu indignation meeting.
An orator motiut. d a wood pde and bo?
gan an incendiary appeal to the mob to
destroy the gno-bouta, but upon the ap?
pearance of a strong posse of tho police
ho disappeared, and the crowd broke and
i jim > i ! .? ii -i'" Vi ' "l ' ' ?
Neglected Confederate Cf??!.
We publish herewith,? letter!/rom a
well-kj?wD ??UeiBAjT of WiAag&n,
N. C. ?io a ladfof taft city, efWernihg
the Conf?d?r?e gteVea Aniugion
Cemetery-whiob were trampled opon
and ioaulted by a detaehmont of marines,
under orders from Gen. Logan, on the
iast "Memorial Day" of the Grand Army
of the Republic
Wn^ONOToX N. C., December 13,1869.
MADAM: Herewith yon will And ? list
of twenty-nine Confederates from your
State, whose remains now lay within Ar?
lington National Cemetery. I have been
informed that the' remains can be taken
up,, placed in separate boxes and deliver-,
ed on the cars at a cost of $6 each. The
transportation, I think, can be arranged
for ut a trifling cost. I will spend tbe
23d instant in Washington City, and will
take pleasure in attending to getting any
information which may be desired io
connection with removal of tho South
Carolina soldiers and have them included
with those from North Carolina, in mak?
ing contraots, as tho number 102 and 29,
could be done together more favorably
than the 29 alone. Tho removal of 102
will be an undertaking for us to do, but
we will certainly do it, (f possible. I trust
you will have no difficulty in raising the
means to have the twenty-nine removod
to Columbia or other points. Respect?
fully, &c, your friend,
A. H. VANBOKKELEN.
D. E. Brown, Adjutant, 14th Regiment,
died Moy 25, 1864. F. M. Martin, pri?
vate, Company L, 1st, May 24. L. A.
Griffin, Sergeant, B, 1st, June 8. C.
W. Sanders, private, D, 4th cavalry,
Juno ll. D. McRae, private, E, 7th,
June 14. W. E. Hewitt, Captain, F,
4th, June 19. L. S. Isbell, 1st Lieu?
tenant, B, 7th, August 26. T. He/ley,
private, B, 4th cavalry, July ll. F. M.
Denton, private, L, 4th cavalry, Sep?
tember 2. J. L. Reaves, 2d Lieutenant,
F, 4th cavalry, June 20. John Wagers,
private, B, 14th, April 19, 1866. Wm.
Kitchens, private, A, 17th, April 18.
Wm. Rowell, private, E, 22d, April 18.
Eli Moore, Corporal, C, 4th cavalry,
July 19, 1864. F. S. Boozer, private,
K, 5th, July 20. W. Sweet, private, B,
4th, August ll. J. WaDnamaker, pri?
vate, F, 25th, August 26. A. B. Ester
ling, Sergeant, F, 21st, September 25.
J. F. Blizzard, private, B, 7th Battalion,
October 29. J. S. Clark, Sergeant, G,
5th cavalry, June 18. W. C. Coaker,
private, A, 4th cavalry, June 19. C. J.
Foxworth, private, F, 4th cavalry, June
18. W. D. Segrist, private, I, 5th, June
ll. E. R. Harmon, private, B, 26th,
March 1, 1865. J. Blanton, private, M,
-, Moy. Patrick McDowell, private,
B, 1st Rifles, April 15. B. Freemau,
private, E, 4th cavalry, Juue 18, 1864.
Miles Haskins, private, B, 22d, Maroh
3, 1863. M. A Crews, private, F, 2d,
October 25, 1864.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
Wednesday, December 22, 1869.-Hou.
G. S. Bryan presiding.
Ex parte Antonio J. Gouzales, lof
Charleston. Petition for final discharge.
M. P. O'Connor pro. pet. Referred to
C. G. Jaeger, Esq., Register, and final
hearing ordered to take place before the
Court at Charleston on 17th January
Ec parte J. H. Lee, of Marlboro. Ex
parle John M. Waddell, of Marlboro.
Ex parle Houry S. Crubb, of Marlboro.
Petitions for final discharge. C. P.
Towuseud pro. pet. Register's report io
favor of discharge read aud continued,
und on motion, tho Judge signed, under
soul, fiuul order and certificate of dis?
CIRCUIT COURT.-The Court roue wed
the cousideratiou of tho case of Boykin
rs. Germania Insurance Company ct al.
! Tho Court, on motion, ordered that the
j special pleas be act aside. This was
j after hearing full argument. Tho Court
j also refused to grant motion, that plain
till' givo security for costs, and that tho
j case bo suspended until security be
j given. The Court theu proceeded to
? hear testimony iu tue case uutil a lato
j hour ut Dight, and adjourned without
1 dosing testimony.
In reference to the Goorgia bill. Sena?
tor Thurmau well says: "This bill,
uuder pretence of sustaining previous
jecoo?tructiou measures, strikes down a
State. It is dangerous in principle, for
if Congress could now strike down the
members of the Legislature of Georgia
because they were obnoxious politically,
the Hume power might hereafter be exer?
cised to strike down members of the
Legibluturo of any other State."
AN OUTRAOK.-Some two weeks ugo, n
party of armed men visited the houso of
Mr. A. P. Turner, of this County, aud
tired a number of shots iuto it, to the
jeopardy of the lives of himself and
family. Mr. Turner, acting under thc
uuthority of Mr. Wallace, Collector of
Internal Revenue, for this District, had
seized two illicit stills, which provoked
I tho attack. Last Friday night, the reve
! nueoffiuers of this County seized a still of
I James Cantrell, living within two miles
. of Turner. On Sunday night last, a
i second party of armed mon, disguised,
I visited the premises of Mr. Turner, and,
' after firing about ninety shots into the
house where his wifo aud family were
sleeping, set fire to his smoke-house, fod
! der, crib ami other out-buildings, and
! threw into tho flames his carriage, wagon
and buggy. They then burst open the
' door of his dwelling house, destroyed a
? portion of his furniture, and threatened
j to ?hoot his wife, who was lying iu bed,
sick, and sought for Mr. Turner, who,
i fortunately, was spending the night iu
; There were eight iu thc party which
entered tho house-their laces blacked.
Mr. Turner's son recognized two of them,
mid, Mouday, took out warrants for the
arrest of James Cantrell aud Matthew
Burko -Spartanburg Gazette.
Motts in tbo Chair. '"'
Account of J. W. Denny, for sta?
tionery furnished tho .House, Secretary
of State, Attorney-General's Offioe, and
for engrossing billa, was ordered to be
paid, and sent to the Senate for concur?
Account of B. Byass, Sergeant-at
Arms, for beuches, ?to., was ordered to
Bill from Seuate, to establish Free
Common Schools in South Carolina, was
read and referred.
Resolution to pay the widow of tho
late James M. Martin, Representative I
from Abbeville County, his per diera aud
mil?ag?, was adopted.
Message was received from tho Seuate,
ugreeiug to tho report of the Committee
of Conference, iu tho joint resolution
to authorize the State Auditor and
County Commissioners to levy certain
taxes, and for other purposes.
A bill to authorize tho purchase of pro?
perty and rights of tho "Columbia
Bridge Company," and to grant aid iu
tho construction of a free bridge over tho
Congaree river, was ni ado tho special j
order for January 13, 1870.
The Speaker announced that Assistant
Adjutant-General Elliott was appointed
Speaker pro tern.
The Scnato met at 12 m. President
pru tem. Montgomery in tho Chuir.
Bills from tho House to incorporate tho
Sumter Manufacturing Company; to niter
and amend tho charter and extend the
limits of the city of Columbia, wcro read
Accounts of W. W. Moore, late Magis?
trate of Darlington County, and sundry
accounts from certain school teachers in
Sumter County, were referred.
Favorable report on account of J. W.
Denny, (from House,) for stationery fur?
nished various offices, ?c., was concurred
A protest from certain citizens of
Charleston, against the passage of a bill
to grant tho exclusive privilege to dig
and mino in tho beds of the navigable
streams and waters of the State for phos?
phate rocks and pbosphatic deposits, was
read. The consideration of tho bill was
afterwards postponed until tho 10th of
Account of J. W. Denny for stationery
furnished Sonate, was ordered to be paid.
Tho following were ratified: An Act
to supplement an Act to incorporate the
South Carolina Improvement aud Trust
Company; joiut resolution directiug tho
State Auditor and County Commission?
ers to levy certain taxes.
Return of tho grand jury for Oconco
County was presented aud referred.
An Act oousoatiog to thc sale of cert air),
lands, and ceding jurisdiction thereof to
tho United States, was reported as ready
Mr. Nash introduced a bill, to amend
the 10th section of an Act to regulate the
tnauner of keeping and disbursing funds
br certain officers. Bead and referred.
Mr. Lunuy introduced u bill to incor?
porate tho town of Florence; read aud
Notice was given of a bill to amend un
Act to incorporate the town of Timmous
A bill to repeal an Act entitled "An
Act to organize townships and to define
their powers and priviliges," was post
j poued until January, 1870.
The Governor returned thc following
j Acts as approved of and signed by him :
j To supplement an Act entitled un Act to
incorporate tho South Carolina Import?
ing and Trust Company ; to punish
bribery and corruption ; to better pro?
tect bidders of insurance policies in this
State; relating ta the ofiico of Mesno
Conveyance of Charleston County, aud
j to Ox the tenure of office of Wm. J. Mc
?Kinlaj-, elected thereto; to make appro
I priation for the payment of tho per diem
and mileago of members of thc General
Assembly and tho subordinate officers;
j joiut resolutiou for tho exchange of pub
I lie documents.
! Mr. Hayne introduced a resolution,
i which was adopted, that tho Governor
j be respectfully requested to make tho
j necessary inquiries of the State Inspector
! of Guauo and Fertilizers, at the city of
Charleston, of tho present valuo per ton
of tho crudo phosphates of limo iu tho
Charleston market; of the proximate
costs of manufacturing said phosphates
sud other ingredients into tho commer?
cial fertilizer, known as tho Carolina
Fertilizer ; of tho cxtont and probable
value at present prices of tho phosphate
rock und phospuatio deposits iu the navi?
gable streams and waters within tho ju?
risdiction of South Carolina, and such
other information as ho may deem neces?
sary to a proper understanding of tho
subject, aud report the same to this body
I ut as early a period as practicable.
Proceedings of Council.
COLUMBIA, December 21, 1809.
Present: His Honor the Mayor; Aldor
uion Agnew, Bates, Geiger, Hope, Hus
sung, Shields, Waltorand Waring.
Thc minutos of tho last regular meet?
ing wore read and confirmed.
A petition was presented by L. C.
Schultheis, praying that Council would
relievo him of thc fiuo imposed at their
last meeting for retailing spirituous
liquors without u license.
Ou mot i in, thc petition Was laid Oil
A petition was presented by Policomau
Alleu, praying Council to remit the fine
imposed on him at a former meeting,
and also praying that his salary bo not
deducted during his suspension from
On motion, the prayer of the petitioner
was not granted.
A potition from Wm t?. Bowe was
presented, asking permission o! Con noll
to enclose that portion of Pulaski street
between Taylor and Blandiug streets.
Referred to thc Committee on Streets.
Tb* following petition, sighed by s
liMft Bomber of titians, ?as reed:
The undersigned respectfully petition
your honorable body not'.to pets any
ordinance permitting tho Charlotte, Co?
lumbia and Augusts Kai Ir oa tl Company
to connect tboir road with the Greenville
and Colombia Rail rond Company, by
granting tho right of way through the
streets.of tho oity, unless tho following
section be inserted in the ordinance as a
part of the contract and condition on
whioh the permission to connect said
road? is grau Uni :
"That the charges for transportation
and freight by tho Charlotte, Columbia
and Augusta Railroad Company over
their railroad, in all cases, to and from
the city of Columbia, ahull not ozceed
the lowest charges for tho same service
pro rata over the entire lino to any point. "
Your petitioners believing that the in?
terests of the oity of Columbia impera?
tively demand this protection from
railroad monopolies, pray your honora?
ble body to grant this just right, which
must enhance the valuo of the property
of tho city, and which is necessary to
protect thom from unjust nud discrimi?
The above potition was, on motion,
received us information.
A petition sigued by the Rev. W. D.
Harris, Pastor, the Trustees of tho A.
M. E. Church and others, was presented,
praying that the exhibition of eire as per?
formances be prohibited on the lot oppo?
site their church, aa they are calculated
to disturb their religious services.
Referred to thc Mayor for his action.
The fo'lowing applications for liceuso
to retail spirituous liquors wore preseuted,
and referred to tho Committee ou Li?
Tavern License-Wm. Mc?.? ninnis, Jno.
Altee, Wm. E. Rose, S. Sheridan, M.
Brannon, Hugh Weir, Dennis McGuin
nis, Joseph Burdell, T. M. Pollock, Wm.
A. Wright, Alworden Sc Stork, Robert
Joyner, J. C. Seegers, Augustus Cooper,
L. Daniels, Michael Collins, I. Griesha
bor, W. A. Carr St Co., John Crowley &
Co., Edmund Wehner, Gorrunn Sc Ba
Quart License-Lowrance Sc Co., O. Z.
Bates, George Svmmors, B. H. Rico Sc
Co., Riobard Allen, J. Sc T. R. Agnew,
E. Hope Sc Co.. P. Cantwell, T. J. &
The following accounts were presented,
and referred : Alms House Department
M. Ii. Bower, John Meighau, R. C. Shi?
ver. City Hospital -M. L. Bower and
R. C. Shiver.
The Committee ou Ways and Means
reported tho monthly reports of thc City
Clerk for October nud November, as ho?
ing correct. Concurred in.
The Committee on Accounts prcseuted
a report, recommending the payment of
the following accounts: E. Sc G. D. Hope,
Alms House, $83.31 ; City Hospital,
8135.56 ; Council Chamber, S3 ; Fair
Grounds, $3.98. J. Sc T. R. Agnew,
Alms? House, $112.06; City Hospital,
856.47. J. C. Dial, Water Works, $7.35;
Guard House, $12.80; Citv Hospital,
$2.25. J. M. Dent, Alms'House, $8;
City Hospital, $8. Robert McDougall,
Water Works, $10.50. Hopson Sc Sut
phen, Water Works, $9. Geiger Sc Mc?
Gregor, Alms House, $3.?0. J. W.
Smith, Market, $11. E. Morris, Market,
? 87. Report received and adopted.
The Committee on Streets prcseut?
ed the following reports : The Com?
mittee on Streets, to whom was referrod
the petition of E. P. Alexander, Presi?
dent of the Columbia Oil Company, beg
leave to report, recommending that per?
mission be granted to erect a steam en?
gine ou the locatioe named in the peti?
tion ; also, that permission bo granted to
construct turn-outs to the Charlotte, Co
j lumbia and Augusta Railroad and tho S. C.
Railroad, on condition that said turn-outs
shall not interfere with tho grade of tho
streets, and bo planked on inside and
outside of the rails so far as they may
extend on any street of tho city, as is re?
quired by ordinanco concerning rail?
road crossings. Conditioned, also, that
theso turn-outs shall be used only for the
private business of tho said Company,
and not as u means of uniting the two
railroads, or bc used by said Railroad
Companies for the purpose of uniting
tho name; subject also to repeal of the
priv?oge, should the City Council at any
future timo deem it to the interest of the i
city so to decide.
Your Committee deem it unnecessary
to recommend exemption from taxation,
as, during the past and present time, |
I manufacturers have not been taxed on
their productions. Report received and j
Tho Committee on Streets beg leave to
state, that owing to the caving of a
bank of earth on Washington street, from I
whioh earth was being removed to repair j
the streets, one of tho city mules was
killed and a cart destroyed. This acci?
dent was unavoidable, and fortunately,
caused no loss of human life. Your Com?
mittee ask that they be authorized to re
place the mulo and cart, os the Street De?
partment requires their immediate use.
Report received and adopted.
The Committee on Merket reported
? tho monthly report of the Clerk of tho
Market for'November, as being correct.
? Concurred in.
Tho same Committee presented thc
! following report: Tho Committee on
j Market and City Scales, to whom was ro
; ferred the petition of sundry citizens in
! relation to falsely packed fodder, &c., ro
I spectfully report that they have had tho
' same under very careful consideration,
! aud regret to say that the City Council
cannot enforce any ordinance which will
forfeit any property belonging to any
citizen for violation of an ordinanco
their only power being to fine Any per?
son or persons committing fho frauds
spoken of are liable before tho Courts of
law, und which alone can take action in
such matters. With regard to the fees
for weighing produce, your Committee
would state, that as weighing by a pub?
lic officer was instituted for tho protec?
tion of both buyer and seller, it appears
to jonr Committee that, as the weighing
is for mutual protection, both parties
should pay their proportion of the fees;
ia addition to this; the mle oas appeared
to work BO woll thus fer, that your Com?
mittee feel un willi UR to make any change,
and,' therefore, ask to bedisepnrged from
the further consideration of the matter.
Report reoeived and adopted.
The Committeo on Guard House uud
Polico reported the monthly report of
the Chief of Police, for November, as
being correct. Concurred in.
Tho Committee oa Water Works pre?
sented a report upon the petition of Jas.
Cia ll cy nud others, recommending the
extension of the water pipe now being
laid on Gervais street, tho cost of which
would bo about $900, if it would not em?
barrass the finances of thc city. Report
recoived and adopted.
The Committee on Water Works read
a communication from Dr. George Howe,
in behalf of the Theological Seminary,
requesting that the free use of the hydrant
wuter be allowed the Seminary, aH au edu?
cational institution. On motion, the re?
quest was granted.
The Committee ou Licenses submitted
it report, recommending that license to
retail spirituous liquors bo granted the
following persons :
Tavern License-J. M. Roach, H. L.
P. Harmon, Paysingcr ?fc Franklin.
Quart License-Swygert & Senn. Also,
that license to open a cock-pit be granted
to Puysinger iz Franklin aud Robert Joy?
ner. Report received and adopted.
Tho Committeo on Fire Department
presented the following report :
Tho Committee or. Firo Department,
to whom was referred a petition from tho
Vigilant Fire Engine Company, asking
an appropriation of fifty-seven dollars to
pay tho balance due for the purohase of
hose, would respectfully recommend thut
the prayer of the petitioners be granted.
Report received uud adopted.
A bill entitled ''An Ordinance to raise
supplies for the year 1870," received its
first reading, and was laid over nuder the
A bill entitled "Au Ordinance for the
protection of merchants, and regulating
the trade of Columbia, ?c.," received its
final reading, amended, passed, its title
changed to un ordinance, was duly rati?
fied, and became a law, us follows:
"An Ordinance for the protection of
merchants and regulation of the trade of
SEC. 1. Ba it ordained by the Mayor and
Aldermen of the. city ?f Columbia, in
Council assembled, and by authority of the
same, That from and after the passage
of this Ordinance, all merchants, party
or parties, who shall have in their em?
ploy within thc corporate limits of said
city, any drummer, or runner, or any
other person whoso occupation shall be
to drum up trade, shall pay a tax of $200
per annum for eaoh person employed by
them as aforesaid, and shall havo the
name of such employees recorded with
tho Clerk of Connell, and shall pay said
Clerk a fee of fifty cents for each person
so registered ; and for each failure to
comply with this ordinanco, and being
duly couvicted before the Council at any
regular or extra meeting of the same,
the party or parties so convicted, shall
pay a fine of not less than fifty dollars
or more than $100.
SEC. 2. And be il further ordained,
That each and every person who shall be
employed or engaged in running after
customers for auy mercantile house, shall
first obtain from tho Clerk of Council, a
leather band, which shall be worn outside
and around the hat or cap of such run?
ner at all times, (Sundays excepted,)
with the narnu of the wearer, the houso
drumming for, aud thc business con?
ducted by tho same, painted or printed
iu plain, legible loiters, and shall pay
therefor tho sum of fifty dollars, said
band to be good for one year only. And
for each and every violation of this Sec?
tion, there shall bo a fine imposed of not
I less than fifty dollars or more than $100,
on conviction before the Mayor.
SEC. 3. Ami IM' it farther ordained, That
it shall bo unlawful for any person men?
tioned in tho second section of this
ordinance to interfere in any manner, by
way of soliciting trade, or preventing the
same, within tho space of fifty feet of
any storo or houso carrying ou tho same
or liko business us the ono they are em?
ployed in or for; and that for every vio?
lation of this section there shall, on con?
viction before the Mayor, be a fiuo im?
posed of not less than twenty-five dollars
oi more than fifty dollars.
SEC. 4. And bc it further ordained, That
all ordinances and parts of ordinances
eon dieting with or against this ordinance
be, aud tho same are hereby, repealed.
SEC. 5. And be il further ordained, That
one-half of tho fines imposed by this
ordinance shall be given to the informer
or member of the police who shall, by
their evidence, convict tho party or par?
ties of a violation of this ordinance, or
any section thereof.
A bill, entitled "An Ordinance con
corning tho Columbia and Augusta Rail?
road Company," was called up for its
third reading.'After discussion, tho final
reading of this bill was postponed until
the next regular meeting of Council.
The following resolutions woro offered
By Alderman Bates: That all persons
within the corporate limits of this city,
in erecting a fence, or fences, running
parallel with any street, be required to
have the line of such fence or fences for
its location designated by the City Sur?
By Alderman Walter: That tho Com?
mitteo on Stroots bo authorized to have
shade-trees planted on tho right side of
tho Circular road, commencing from
On motion, Council adjourned.
J. S. McMAHON, City Clork.
Calomel at a discount! Defiance to
Son thorn fevors! Good digestion secur?
ed, by lining Simmons' LIVKB REOOXA
TOK. Thc proprietors have reoeived cer?
tificates of its beneficial effects from
some of the best people in tbe country.
It is no quack humbug, intended to d??
?oive the peoplo, but a tried and tho?
roughly proved remedy. DISJS
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ila ooal Item?.
Christmas-the festal season of all the
year-is bat two days off. What a plea?
sant thought to the little boys and girls,
and even to many who have attained the
agc of maturity and soberness, is this
fact. What visions of sugar-plums and
little drnms, and fancy toys for little
boys, with all the other good things av3
handsome things with which good bt
N icholas is so proverbially liberal and
bestows with such a g?nerons and un?
sparing hand ! Christmas has a joy-in?
spiring sound which is never heard bot
it thrills the whole being with aa eostaoy
of delight. Old and young, whito and
colored, people of all conditions, ages,
sexes aud sizes, look forward to the au* i
nuul return of that day with none bat
the most piensa rabio emotions, and u&??
its advent with feoliogs of the most in?
tense and unadulterated joy.
Everybody will be on the lookout for
presents to be given to the little ones and
other friends, and we would inform, them,
before starting on a hunt for the neces?
sary articles, to read the columns of the
PHONIX, and we believe they can be erjvj
plied to tho best advantage.
OUR BOOK TABLE.-We have received
from Messrs. Brynn A.'McCarter, a copy,'
Charles Beudu's matter-of-fact romance,
"The Cloister and the Hearth; or Maid,
Wife and Widow. " Though the opening
of "The Cloister and the Hearth" re?
sembles a former story by the same
author, it must not be confounded with
it. The present volnme, while beginning
with the previous book, soon changes in
its construction, and justifies the second
title, "Maid, Wife and Widow." Has*
per & Brothers are the publishers. The
price of the work is fifty cents.
Appleton's library of choice reading
has received another addition-"Ma
demoselle Fifty Millions, or the adven?
tures of Hortense Mancini," by the
Countess Dash; translated by Adelaide de
V. Chaudron. It is a highly entertaining
work. Tho author's acquaintance with
different phases of outward life, and the
power of analyzing feeling and the
working of the mind, are alike wonder?
ful. Tho price of the book is sixty cents.
CRUMBS.-We have received from
Comptroller-General Nengle a copy of
his official report to the Legislature, con?
taining 190 pages. i.
Tho Committee ou Streets are entitled
to the thanks of the citizens-more espe?
cially the residents of Arsenal HiU,-for
the excellent condition in which the Pal?
metto Boad is kept. A raised walk lum
recently been completed-which is a ma?
terial accommodation to foot passengers.
Tho national amusement of the Mexi?
cans is to be revived at the Exchange
House, during the Christmas holidays.
A number of beautiful chickens-said to
bo excellent stock-aro now on the
W. D. Ramsey has been appointed by
Governor Scott a Magistrate for Edge
? field County.
An old gentleman, residing about
twenty miles from Atlanta, discovered o
long lost piano in that oity, the other
i day. He lost it at the time of Stonc
j man's raid, in 1864. He was fortunato
j enough to got possession of it again.
I Most of our citizens have not met with ,
: the same fortune in regard to their fur
Wo notice that our exohanges in nearly
all the Southern cities are recording in?
stances of serions accidents from hand?
ling the Young America nitro-glycerine
torpedoes. Beware of them, boys; they
are dangerous play-things.
It is now the style for ladies to attach
their shopping bags to pretty leathern
The price of single copies of the
PHONIX is five cents; and if a news-boy
exacts more than that amount, it is
simply a fraud; and if his name is
reported at this office, he will be prompt?
E. E. Jackson's Drug Store presents
quite au attarctiro appearance. Shelves
and cases loaded with beautiful article?,
suitable for Xmas presents. An inspec?
tion will repay the trouble.
WEDDING CARDS AND ENVELOPES.-A
lot of wedding cards and envelopes, of
latest styles, has just been received;
which will bo printed in imitation of en?
graving, aud ut less than one-tenth tho
cost. Call and eeo specimons at PHCENIX
NEW ADVERTISEMENTS.-Attention is
called to the following advertisementi',
published the first time this roaming
Thoma? E. Gregg-Savings Bank.
Scott, Williams A Co.-Notice.
Alex. Y. Lee-Coal for Sale.
E. Hei-To Rent.
Bryan k McOarter-Gifts, &c.
J. P. Southern-Final Diicharge.
Meeting Acacia Lodge.
Wanted-Apply at this Office.
"Ohl what an excellent Tonio," ia Ute
langoige of the invalid who nses SOLO?
MONS' BrrrERR. mi