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Wednesday ?ornmiri'Decembcr 21, '70
Political Kau. .
There ere still some desperate politi?
cal rats deserting the Binning ship of
Radicalism and looking about for a safe
and dry footing in a "new party," based
?on ono of the recognized principles of
tho Democratic? party, to wit: "Revenue
i>oforra," or freo trado. The nuturo of
the new party wus well defined, us one
?ia. which the "burated" Radiculs were to
tarnish the candidates and tho Demo?
crats tho voters. Democrats had no oc?
casion to go iuto any such equitable ur
Tangement as this, in order to give their
support to free trade, for that wa*- -'.d
always bas been a lighting plank in muir
own platform, nor were they tempted to
nt by the desire to gratify thc Logans,
TrambuHs, el al., who w?re looking for
a soft place to fall upon out of tho "gone
up" Radical balloon. The movement
has proved a fuilure. We give some ex?
tracts, from various Democratic sources,
.to Bhow how tho proposition is received
>in Democratic circles. Tho St. Louis
Republican, one of the ablest Democratic
popers in the West, says:
?'No Democrat is to bo deceived by
'"tho talk in Republican journals about a
'rc-orgauization of parties.' There is
no reason for re-organization umougMt
Democrats; there is uo schism in their
party; tuero are no differcuces iu their
? councils. They aro a unit against pro
^ieotive tariffs, disfranchisement, military
domination in thc South, Federal iuva
sion of tho legitimato domain of tho
.States, land grants to chartered corpora?
tions, and Congressional usurpations of
the rights of the judiciary. On these
and all other questions of national inter?
est-, Democrats aro heartily agreed."
Snob is tho voice and thc sentiment of
the WeBt. The very intelligent Wash?
ington correspondent of tho Baltimore
Gazette, in giving a history of this new
movement to completely mongrelizc thu
Democratic party, says:
"I give this news because it is impor?
tant, and because I believe it is impor?
tant the Democratic party should bc
posted in regard to the manouvres now
?;oing on here to force it upon a plut
orm, ia the coming election for Presi?
dent, wbioh shall iguore everything con?
nected with the Radical legislation in
Congress, by which a largo proportion
of tho citizens of the country have been
disfranchised, humiliated, disgraced.
The issuo upon which the States of
Maryland, Delaware, Kentucky, Missou?
ri, (and why not add Florida, Alabama,
Arkansas, North Carolina, I nd ?an a, etc. ?)
were triumphantly carried in the recent
-election-that this is a white man's Go?
vernment, and that it must bo ruled by
white men-is to be ignored."
Referring to these and similar expres?
sions from the Democratic press ull over
the country, the New York Day Hook
"This is undoubtedly the milk in thc
-cocoanut of the new party movement.
It is clearly foreseeu that tho business of
negro voting is doomed at no distant
day, and it is to save this darling little
pet of mongrelism that a new party is
desired, which shall break the now pret?
ty solid front of the Democratio party
on this subject. Thus far the number of
mongrel politicians who havo shown u
hand in the cunning dodge does not.
amount to hulf-a-dozen, all told; and
the number of that stripo who could bo
brought into it would not amount to ono
Cor every thousand of trno Democrats
who would refuse to go to tho polls to
join in such au infamous bargain to
prop one of the crumbling pillars of
Sr. DOMINGO.-The Washington cor?
respondent of the New York Herald
"The friends of tho St. Domingo ac?
quisition are not pleased with the re?
election of Senator Robertson, of South
Carolina, whoso hostility to tho ratifica?
tion of tho treaty is understood to be
unappeasable and implacable. He ac?
complished his re-election without any
-aid from Washington whatever, and se?
cured the coveted prize of n six years'
term in the Senate through convincing j
:argumeuts of his personal generosity.
.He is, therefore, in nu independent con- ?
.dition, and as his term of oilico will car
ry him through thc next Presidential i
.;:ompaign, he is in excellent shape toi
diotato his own terms.
"It will be remembered that the Pre
aident took Senator Robertsou with bim
in hio fishing purty to Pennsylvania last
summer, wheu tho castlo of tho clan
Cameron at Lochiel was stormed. The
angling for fish was said to have been
good; bot no Senator was landed i ti tho 1
basket, notwithstanding that tho water I
clement was supplanted by champagne, i
Tickling tho trout was a success, btu I
tickling a Senator utterly failed, and lil. i
Domingo got ita blick eye, uotwith
To add to tho horrors of poor Paris, i
her supply of gas has become exhausted. ?
Tho city, after sun-down, is in total
darkness. Tho extent of this calamity
will be better seen when wc reflect upon
thc largo number of desperate men Paris, j
like any other largo city, always holds,
and tho larger opportunities tho dark- j
ness will give for their lawlessness.
Mrs. Kate Quinlan, a young womau
whose husband had been lost during a!
galo ou tho lake?,.committed suicido al
few days ago, by drowning herself in six j
inches of water.
Tho Black Crook has boon revived on !
? grand scale ut Niblo's, iu Now York. I
The bullet girls hide themselves iu water. 1
TUESDAY, DKOKMBKB 20, 1870.
The Senate met at 12 m. ? \
The President lai?) before the Beuatoa
commanication;from J. K. Jillson, Su?
perintendent of Education, in reference
to the contingent fund of bis depart?
The HOOBO sent to the Senate "An
Act to provide for the payment of tho
per diem and other expenses of the Gen?
eral Assembly." Ordered to be enrolled
Mr. Cardozo presented the petition of
tho Camden Bridge Compaoy for re?
charter. Also, the petition of John
McRae for relief from support of J. C.
Whitaker, lnnatio, in the Asylum, at Co?
The Committee of Conference on the
appropriation bill reported, recommend?
ing that the Senate concur in the House
amendment to appropriate $135,000, in?
stead of $175,000, to pay the expenses
of tho General Assembly. Adopted.
Tho Committee on Engrossed Bills re?
ported as duly engrossed the following:
A bill to incorporate tho town of Mid?
way, aud a bill to incorporate the town
of Timmonsville; which wero read a third
timo aud sent to tho Houso.
Tho Committeo on Claims reported
favorably on tho account of N. E.
Edwards. School Commissioner of Rich
hind Conuly; which was not agreed to.
Also, favorably on tho account of tho
Spurtanburg Republican, for printing.
Ordered for consideration to-morrow.
The Committee on Finance reported
favorably ou u bill to empower thu Statu
to maintain beneficiaries iu the Lunatic
Asylum, instead of tho Couuties. Or?
dered for consideration to-morrow. Also,
unfavorably on tho petition of Professors
and Librarian of tho South Carolina
College for payment of claims against
tho State. Ordered for consideration
The Committee ou Charitable Institu?
tions reported on the affairs of the Luna?
Tho Committeo on Enrolled Acts ro
ported au duly enrolled un Act to make
appropriation for tho pity meut of tho ex
penses of tho General Assembly. A
message was sent requesting tho Speakei
of the Houso to assist iu thc ratification
of tho same.
Mr. Whittemoro introduced a r?solu
thin, that the Governor bc requested ti
inform tho Senate whether ho bus unti?
tled the authorities of the United State:
of tho Act accepting tho donation o
lauds for endowment of agricultura
colleges, and to give them all other iu
formatiou in his possession concerniu'
said land scrip.
Mr. Smalls introduced a resolution
desks cf the members twenty-four hours
that no bill in the Senate receive (
second reading until it has been ou tin
Mr. Allen introduced a resolution, thu
the Clerk of tho Senate draw a pa.'
certificate of 3-1.000 ou account of cur
runt juin ting of the Senate Referred.
Mr. Dickson gave notice of a bill ti
authorize tho levy of n special tax ii
Mr. S wai ls gavo notico of a bill ti
provide for tho redumption of certai'
lauds sold under orders of Gen. E. R. S
Canby for taxes. Also, a bill to lev,
a special tax in Williamsburg County.
Mr. Johnston gavo notico of a bill t<
prevent imprisonment in the peuiteu
tiary of children under fourteen years o
Mr. Carduzo gavo notico of a bill ti
re-charter tho Camden Bridge Company
Mr. Whittemoro introduced a bill t
au I hoi izo tho County Commissioners o
DiirliLgton County to borrow .$'25.000.
also, a bill to levy a tax for tho supp?t
of public schools; also, a resolution t
pay additional compensation to Judg
J. L. Orr. for holding oxtra Courts
Read the first time.
A message relativo to executive bnsi
noss was received from tho Governor.
A bill to charter the town of Han
berg was read and referred.
A (House) joint resolution, anthon/
ing the State Auditor and County Com
missioners to levy certain taxes, receive
o second reading and was referred to tb
Committee on Finance, with instruction
to report to-morrow.
At 2 05 P. M. the Senate went into e>
eon ti ve session.
After tho executive session, the Con
mitten on Printing reported favorably o
a resolution to draw a pay certificate fe
9-1,000 for printing. Adopted.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
The House met at 12 m.
The Committee on Eogrossed Bills ri
ported as duly engrossed a joint resolt
lion to instruct tho State Auditor to o
der tho collection of taxes; a bill to ii
corporate tho Hedges Light Guards;
joint resolution to authorize tho Sta
Auditor to suspend proceedings in ce
tain cases; a joint resolution' to nnthn
ize thu payment of ?58 lo Henry Nei
ton; a bill to re-charter Moore's Ferr
under tho name of Di uk i ns' Ferry, ovi
tho Catawba River; a jowit r?solutif
to authorize the State Librarian to pu
chase certain volumes of State report
which wert; read a third timo and sent
The Sel.ale sent to thc HOUSO .1 WC
sage of concurrence in tho Hon
nmcudment of thu bill to make au n
prop; ?al ion to pay tho mileage, p
diem and oilier expenses of tho Goner
Assembly. Read a third timi and tl
title changed to an Act.
Thu Judiciary Committee reported '
vorubly on a joint resolution to lilith*
ize tho Attorney-General to employ i
sistauco in curtaiu cases now peudiu
Ordered for a third reading.
Also, unfavorable on a bill to regulo
and secure to Clerks of Courts tho pn
meut of their fees; also, favorably on
bill to protect tho righ s of parents ai
prevent tho carrying away from tho Stn
children under twonty-ouo years of af
also, favorably on a joint resolution
authorize Mrs. Adams to instituto an o
peal to the Supremo Court, without pi
mont of costs; also, unfavorably on
bill to prevent persona from being
brongbt to trial for crimes when absent
from Court; also, unfavorably on a bill
to regulate tho pay of jurors.
Tho Committee on Contingent Ac?
counts reported favorably on the ac?
counts of J. W. Denny, James Wash?
ington, the Colombia Gas Company, and
recommended that the accounts of 13. C.
Turner and E. C. Flamer (be referred to
the Special Committee to be appointed
on accounts for fitting up tho State
House. Tho accountB woro ordered to
Messrs. Sellers, Basa, Humbert, Garoy,
Bailey and Miles obtained leave of ab?
Mr. Hnyno gave notice of u bill to in?
corporate -Camp Ground.
Mr. Myers gave notice of bills to
amend "An Act to simplify and abridge
the rules, practice and pleadings in the
Courts of this State;" to require official
bonds from County Commissioners.
Mr. Green gave notice of a bill to
charter Big House Ferry, in Beaufort
Mr. Ford introduced bills to pr?vido
for tho survoy of public lands in tho
State and tho allotment of the same; to
authorize the School Commissioners to
erect school-houBCs. Rend and referred.
Mr. A. Smith introduced a bill to in?
corporate tho Whipper Guards. Read
Mr. S. Bryan gave notice of a hill to
amend "An Act to permit certain par?
sons to dig for phosphates in Abbeville
Cou u ty."
Mr. Smart introduced a bill to repeal
the charter of Rantowlu's Bridge, and
make tho sumo a public highway.
Mr. Tilomas gave notieo of a bill to
repeal "An Act to authorize additional
aid to tho Blue Bidgo Railroad."
Mr. Kennedy presented the account
of Lt. Cuiu as teacher. Referred to tho
Committee on Claims.
Mr. Smart gave notioo of a bill to
compel tho erection of school-houses in
Fairfield County. Also, introduced n
hill to amend "Au Act to simplify and
abridge tho rules, practico und pleadings
uf tho Courts of this Stute." Read ami
Mr. Thomas, of Marlboro, offered a
resolution to instruct tho Judiciary Com?
mittee to report a bill to provide for the
collection of a tux for the eontiugcut
poor in the Beveral Counties.
Mr. Recdish introduced a bill to amend
"An Act to amend an Act to amend the
criminal law." Also, gave notice of a
bill to provide for the grautiug of di?
Mr. Hagood gave notice of a bill to
provide for tho grautiug of divorces.
Mr. Ramsay gave notice of a hill to
prevent the sentencing to the peniten?
tiary persons under fifteeu years of age.
Mr. Mobley introduced a hill to pro?
vide for Laud Commissioners in tho
several Counties. Also, gave notice of a
bill to authorize the Auditor to levy
a tax sufficient to pay the sum of $1,500
to each family of the ineu murdered for
Mr. Briggs introduced bills to punish
the harboring and enticing away of ap?
prentices; to amcud nu Act to protect
laborers working under contract for a
share of thc crop. Read aud referred.
At 1 o'clock Judge Vernon appeared,
with his counsel, to answer the charge of
contempt. Messrs. C. D. Melton and
J. D. Popo addressed the House, in
behalf of Judge Vernon. Messrs. Whip?
per and Byus contra.
Mr. Crews offered a resolution, that
tho further consideration of tho matter
now before the House bu postponed till
the 25th January, 1871. Mr. Whipper]
moved that Judge Vernon aud his coun?
sel bc consulted whether they would
prefer a postponement, which was agreed
Judge Vernon replied, through his
counsel. Mr. Pope, that he would prefer !
that tho mutter should be decided at
Mr. Whipper offered the following
substituto for Mr. Crews' motion, which
was accepted and adopted:
Whereas Judge Vernon has been
proven guilty of a contempt of this
Resolved, That Ito purgo himself of
said contempt, by publicly declaring
that ito did hot intend to commit it,
or that ho bu rcpremunded by thc
Judge Vernon advanced to thc bar
and there purged himself accordiug to
tho resolution, and tho Speaker then
declared the proceedings in his case
The House thou adjourned.
Phoenix Axe, Hook and Ladder Co.
A N EXTRA MEETING of this Company
J\. will bu held THIS (Wednesday) EVEN?
ING, at half-past 7 o'clock.
Rv order of the President.
Pee 21 1 W. W. DEANE, Secretary.
Charlotte, Columbia & Ang'ta R. P.. Co.,
TltK A Kt.* Il Klt'H ?FKICE,
Coi.i MiiiA, f*. C., December 20, 1?70.
' 11111 '. Coupons of ibis Company, dun on 1-4 j
J. JANUARY next, will bu paid at tim Rank
nf Messi'K, Scott, Sou ?V Co., ill this etty; at <
ofli?o of Messrs. Cobol) iV Sous, in Augusta; at '
first Nnii-uial Rink, il Charlotte, or at Na*'
tionul City Rank, Nev York.
C. DOUR NI Ci i? i,
Dee 21 -f43 Superintendent. |
A SMALL PAH ll, containing I wanly-I
SiS li vu acres, m.ire or less, lying between Hie j
\syluei and Charlotte, Columbia and Au- ;
gusta Railroad,and opposite Upper Boundary
street. Killeen acres of this land .s pood |
Hutton) Land. There is also on the promises '
a good DWELLING. 1 will sell the above de?
scribed properly for the low sum til $l,Gt)0.
Any one withing to nurchasi! can address
Dec 21 Charlotte, N. C.
Columbia Chapter No. 5, R. A. M.
ON account of tho absence of several
Iflicors to bo installed, the Installation
>r officers will tak* place WEDNESDAY
I NI G HT, December 21, at 7 o'clock.
By order of the M. E. II P.
Dec 18 t- Secretary pro tem.
BAGS RIO COFFEE, for salo low to
dealers bv EDWARD HOPE.
THE OBSTRUCTIONS REMOVED.-The
work of removing the obstructions in
Old Town or Shipyard Ure ok, near the
EU wan Phosphate Works, which -has
been steadily progressing for tho past
few weeks, has at lust been completed,
and the bottom of the oreek free from all
remains of gun-boats, docks and torpedo
boats. The work has been accepted by
the United States engineer after a tho?
rough examination, and the contractor,
Mr. John D. Griffin, may be congratu?
lated on the successful termination of
his enterprise.-Charleston News.
A locomotive on the Wilmington, Co?
lumbia and Augusta Railroad ran oft tho
track, near Wilmington, on tho 19th.
The engineer, Mr. Goddick, was severely
scalded, and several other persons
SUDDEN DEATH.-Captain Lincoln, of
the bark Aurelia, indulged too freely in
oysters ou Saturday night; Sunday,
about noon, was taken sick, and died
about 5 o'clock yesterday afternoon.
My friend, stop that terrible- cough, and
thus avoid u vOuanmptlvo'H grave, by using
Dr. Pierce's Alt, Kxt. or Golden Medien) Dis?
covery. Forenring all throat, bronchial and
lung diseases it ha? never been equaled. Sold
by druggiHtB. D18r||f3
- - -? .
AU sufferers from Miasmatic Comp! i dc,
Dyspepsia and Debility, lind relief and cure in
tlio \isc of thc Oi.n C\uoi.ts.\ BITTERS.
Indigestion, Tori id laver, ?fcc., should lie
immediately attended to. and for Bitch relief
apply to the Oi.n CA Ito I.I SA HITIT, ns. Dist:)
SOZUDONT.- All dentritiecB had their draw?
backs, until tho salubrious Dark nf the Soap
Tree was brought from the Chilian vaPeys, lu
perfect tho fragrant Sozxteni, the most whale?
bone, reliable and delightful article for the
Teeth, that a bruah was ? vor dipped into.
"SPAUHNU'S (SI ri:,'' always up to the sliek
ing point. IHHf:!
Those wito put their trout in tho medicinal
virtues ?if thu o?.o CAHOI.INA I'.ITTLTIS, will not
bc disappointed. blsfo
"lt's mity euri*," ?aid Mrs. Partington to
Ho-, while rc dim; abolit tho impending war
in Ku rope, "thai tho H oller hom creates such
mi ado in Yurrnp, when it's ?ich a com mon
disease among tin: e itih: in Amor ky." Tho
oM lady, having ?. livered herself of thc
hhovo, took a dose ol UJI'I'MAN'S GREAT CHU?
MAS BITTKHS to chot'.r lier depressed spirits,
and resumed her knitting.
Lippmnn's Hitters aro for salo hy ail drug?
(.isis and dealers. Depot in Columbia, S. C.,
at (Moulin ?V. McG 111:00li's. Druggists. H is
HA I. Kia a, AT. a.
mo u r KEV. THOMAS ATKIN?
SON, D. I)., VlSlTOK.
KEV. ALDEliT SUEDES, D. D.,
KEV BENNETT SMEDES, A M.,
j Thia School, now in its twenty-ninth year,
Under thu same head, has educated the daugh?
ters of many of the most eminent persons in
thc Smith-among them a daughter of Gen.
I Kohert E. Lee. Us liftr-eightb term will be
I gin on the 11th or January. 1871, and con
i linne until thu (Ith of Juno. Tho charge fur
Hoard and English Tuition ia $120 per term.
For a circular, apply to thc Hector.
llEl'ERENCES: Hight Kev. Thus. P. Davis, Hov.
A. Toomer Porter, Charleston; Gen. \V. NV.
Harllce, Mars' Bluff; Hon. James L. Orr. An?
derson; Dr. Marshall, Abbeville; Drs. Jones
ami Irvine, Greenville; Dr. Thus. Smith. So?
ciety Hill; and Kev. P. J. Slnind. Dr. Talley,
Messrs. L. D. Childs, W. H. Oulick, C. J. Ire
dell, M. H. Berrv, J. C Sulphen and D. D.
Miller, of Columbia. Dec 21 1*
KING SANTA CLAUS,
AM) Ills K?STER KHOTUER,
WU.I. IIUI.II THEIR ANNUAL LEVEE AT
MCKENZIE'S SALOON, MAIN ST.
I To bc open TIIIS DAY and continue open
during tho weeli. As thc authorized agent ot
these celebrated characters, I have laid in a
stock that cannot tail tu pieuse both old and
j young. Dec 20 4
A LAUGH LOT
ol linc Fruit, Dl'k
and Jelly (Jakes,
preparing fur tin;
festive tinten at
A pule, Cranberry,
and Plum Pies to order.
A large assm Uncut nf Small (Jakes, Puff,
Pantry, Tarts, willi Short Bread, with Carvies
Ont. Send your orders in time to prevent dis?
appointment. Dec 20 4
BRYAN ib McCAItTER have inst oponed a
new slock o? HOLIDAY li I FT HOOKS
from London and New York.
Kortewood, Walnut and Mahogany WiilTlNO
DKSKS, Portfolios, Toilet Books, Card Cases,
Pocket Knives, Gold Pens, Letter Folders,
Feiicy Inkstands, Work Boxes, Ladies' Com?
panions, PiioTooti \eil ALRI.'MS, Writing Al?
bums, Stereoscopes and Views, Chess Men,
Backgammon Duxes, Croquet Boxes, of al)
Tho British and American Poet", P<cl;et and
Family Him.r.s. Books of COMMON PHAYEII, all
si/.-s and styles of binding; HYMN BOOKS, for
dill'? rent Churches.
Some elegant CH HOMOS und P'.CTi'ni:c. in
neat frames. I 'ec 20
r^jfc 2.1 HEAD of Rood SADDLE rkg,.
2m ^AKNKSS ?H,i,SF..S.
F??K MCI.F. TEAM, willi Wagon ami nai?
ne s cm p?ete. Terms Cash. Inquire uf
?.,1 i:i JOHN H HU KHAKI).
JUST received, at the sign of th? Indian
Girl, a lim.- lut of Pullak .V Sun's KFAL
MEERSCHAUM PIPES mid CIGAK HOLD
EltS, warranted, suitable tor holiday presents.
Dec 20 12
DISSOLUTION-Tho lirm or JONES ft
POPE was dissolved on I bc lat institut,
by mutual cona.-nt. Tho business will bo cur?
ried on by W. H. JON KS, who is authorized
to oolloet and pay all dues for tho Arm.
W. H. JONK3,
Dec 20:1 W. S. POPE.
WANTED-A HAND to run a Singer
Dec 18 3 lt. A W. C. SWAFFIELD.
3Z? O O A 3. lt? -nn ? .
Thero was a brilliant assembly in Mr.
Irving's store last night. The tableaux
were generally admired. The following
is the programme for thia evening:
1. Hortensia before the Triumvirate.
2. Tho Last Day in the Old Homo.
3. Scene from the "Princess."
4. Scene from "As You Like It."
5. Queen of Sheba beforo King Solo?
At tho anniversary meeting of tho In?
dependent Pire Engine Company, held
last night, tho following officers were
elected to sorvo for tho ensuing year:
President-John McKenzie; Vice-presi?
dent-J. C. Sutphen; Secretary-Daniel
C. Poixotto; Treasurer-L. F. Hopson;
First Director-W. H. Moucktou; Second
Director -John Dorsey; Third Director
-H. J. Hen nies; Fourth Director-John
PJIOF. CARLISLE'S A DDUEHH-THE LA?
DIES' FESTIVAL.-The address of Prof.
Carlisle before tho Teachers' Association
of this State will be delivered this evon
; ing, at 7 o'clock, ut tho Washington
street Methodist Chapel. Prof. Carlisle
is well known us a forcible and elegant
writer und a tine speaker. We trust bc
will be greeted by a largo audience, and
to all who attend wo can promise an in?
tellectual treat. The Indies who have in
charge the festival held for the benefit
of Trinity Church have kiudly consented
to postpone the tableaux until 8,'.j
o'clock; so that those who go to hear
Prof. Carlisle will have ample timo after
I the address to be present ut the opening
j exercises of the festival.
j PIKES I X IAN A.-The prico of single
copies of the PHONIX is five couts. If
carriers charge moro it is aswindle. They
can be ohtuined at that price at the office.
Book and job printing of every kind
attended to promptly nt tho PHONIX of?
fice. Every variety of material on bund.
L?rick & Lowrance have 100 dozen
fresh eggs just received - the ono thing
needful for egg-nog.
In a gamo of cards, a good deal de?
pends Upon good playing, and good
playing on a good deal,
i Tho reason why the election in Georgi?
has been fixed by the administration foi
tho last week iu December, is because
Christmas week, from time immemorial,
has becu a universal holiday among the
negroes in the Sooth, and is a period in
which they give themselves up to al!
sorts of dissipation and extravngaut
frolicking. At this time and in thin
mood, thc darkies are expected to vote
enthusiastically sud frequently.
To-day-December 21-is the shortest
iu the year.
Thc rutilo for tho blooded maro comes
off at Heise's, on Saturday evening.
Those who have chances must come up
and settle. There are a few chances yel
Wo are advised by n despatch from
Col. Wm. Johuston, President of the
Charlotte, Columbia and Augusta Rull
road, that a convention of tho repre
sentutives of the different railroads
constituting tho through lines betweet
New Orlaens and New York, ria Mont?
gomery, Atlanta and Augusta, is callee
to be held in Augusta, on Wednesday,
the 4th of January, proximo, to perfeel
through schedules, and for other pur
The Independent Fire Company pa
rad cd, yesterday nfternoon, headed bj
the Columbia Brass Band.
Mr. J. M. Silkirk has been selected as
Superintendent of tho Charlotte, Co
Iumbia and Augusta Railroad, rice C,
Bouknight, Esq., who returns to his
formor position as Treasurer.
Tho committee appointed to solicit
subscriptions for tho purchase of a stoan:
tiro engine will commence their collec?
Tho premium oysters of tho season
have been received by Messrs. Paysingoi
A- Franklin-genuino Lynhaven Bays.
Nine of them actuully weighed niueteei
pounds eight ounces. How's that foi
heavy? Tho chicken disputes are stil
unsettled, sud extensive arrangements
aro being made at the Exchange.
THE CENTRAL NATIONAL BANK, OF Co
LL'.MMIA.--This btink was organized ot
yesterday, tho capital stock being $100,
OOO with tho privilege of increasing it tc
8500,000. Tho following geutlemet
were elected Directors: Messrs. J. B,
Palmer, J. Eli Gregg, R. D. Sena, G,
W. Beurden, R. L. Bryan, P. W. Mc
Master and W. C. Swaflie?d.
At a meetiug of tho Directors heh
subsequently Col. J. B. Palmer wai
i elected President, Mr. A. G. Brenizcr
Cashier, and Mr. C. N. G. Bntt, Assist
The goutlemeu composing tho Boan
of Directors are well known in tin:
community as citizens of high oharacte;
and as sagacious and efficient men of bu
The officers elected aro energetic, re
liable, apel Bkilled in their respective de?
partments. Tho President, .Col. 3. B.
Palmer, wo know tot .he peculiarly fitted
for his duties; Ho brings to tho Presi?
dency of the Bank a financial experience
and a thorough business education,
which, united with high tone and ac?
knowledged integrity, must command
pnblio confidouco. Combining a know?
ledge of details with a comprehensive
financial grasp, und having an able board
associated with hi ai, we expeot his Pre?
sidency to ho eminently wiso, prudent
Tho new bank will commence opera?
tions by tiio 1st January next, or soon
UNITED STATES CI .HUIT COLET-Hon.
G. S. Bryan presid?. ?.--Tuesday, De?
cember 20, 1870. Tho Court was opened
at 12 o'clock m.
United Slates rs. Adam M. Riser
stealing and taking from the mails. D.
T. Corbin, District Attorney. Fair.
Pope &. Pope, uud Popo and Haskell for
d?tendant. The motion in in-rent of
judgment was continued to tho speciul
term of tho Circuit Court, to be held in
February. Ou motion of counsel for the
defence, ordered, that the prisoner, A.
M. Ki her, bc remanded to the jail at
Newberry Court House, in said District,
for custody, until thu further order of
Court; that thu United States Marshal
hut South Carolina be charged with the .
execution of this order.
Ju Equity-Hamilton, Young and
Hush, citizens ol' Alubumu, vs. William
Young and others, citizens of South
Carolina-bill for construction of will,
relief and injunction. Jones & Jones,
complainants' solicitors. Fair, Pope &
1'ope, defendants' solicitors. On hear?
ing (he report of Clerk and affidavits
submitted, by way of excepliou. Sec.,
und argmueut of counsel, ordered, that
i this ouse, so fur us Bond's claim is con?
cerned, bo refer? cd buck to tho Clerk,
und that Mr. Sullivan, attorney for the
defence, do, after notice to Mr. Baxter,
submit his evidence and his argument
to the Clerk, within four weeks. It is
further ordered, as tho Clerk of this
Court is distuut from the residences of
attorneys anti witnesses, aud that C. J.
Jleger, as special referee, do take testi
i mony uud transmit the same to tho
j Clerk of this Court, and that Mr. Sulli
van notify Mr. Baxter of tho time of
! examination of witnesses, which time
i shall be within three weeks from thia
Willis E. Robertson and wife vs. Berry
I'. Poul. Bill for account and relief.
C. P. Snliivun, complainants' solicitor.
lt appearing to thu Court that the bill in
this caso has been ordered pro confessa
against, the defendant, in consequence of
his default, and it appearing from the
record that the defendant is expressly
charged with tho sum of S 1,07o- 24, due
complainants the 29th June, 1870, with
interest thereon from that dute, and that
the same has not been decided by the de?
fendants', it is ordered, on motion of 0.
P. Sullivan, the complainants' solicitor,
! that the defendant do pay to the com?
plainants the aforesaid sum, with inter?
est aforesuid; and that ho pay the cost of
j this suit, und that complainant have
j leave to issue proper process for the en
! forcement of this decree.
Contingent Docket-Jamos E. Baldwin
vs. Caroliue A. Lamar, administratrix, et.
ttl. Scire fiwius on judgment. Cham
bcrlain & Seabrook, plaintiff's counsel?
lors. A. C. Magrath, for defendant.
Gu motion of Chamberlain <fc Seabrook,
ordered, that tho plaintif! have the ?eire
facias by striking out the names of all
parties numed therein, except Caroline
A. Lamar, administratrix of A. L. La?
mar, and that the defendant have leave
to withdraw the plea of record, and
have leave uutil the next term of fho
Court to plead to tho said writ. So
Tho United Stutes vs. Henderson.
Stealing, &c, from mail. D. T. Corbin,
District Attorney, for United States.
A. C. Haskell for defendant. Jury No.
1 wero charged with this case, and ren?
dered a verdict of guilty. ?
Tho United Stutes vs. ono wagon and
two mules aud eleven und a half boxes of
manufactured tobacco, seized in posses?
sion of one Beuchow. Information for
forfeiture under internal revenue law. D.
T. Corbin, District Attorney, for United
States. Earlo for defendant. The jory
charged with this caae rendered the fol?
lowing verdict: Wo find the within de?
scribed tobacco forfeited, but the wagon
and two mules not forfeited. The jury
having rendered a verdict for the claim?
ant as to the wagou and two mules de?
scribed in thc information in this case,
and it appearing from tho record that thc
sum of S30U 50 luis been paid into tho
registry of the Court from sale of enid
cause, on motion of Earle and Jones
Proctor fur claimants, ordered, that tho
Clerk pay f aid umouut to said Proctor.
On motion of D. T. Corbin, District
Attorney, ordered, that tho eleven aud a
half boxes of tobacco be condemned ; and
i hui. Writ for veiittiune exponas fur sale utter
ten days' notice.
Judge gave notico that tho equity and
issue docket will be called to-morrow.
DIHTIUOT CouitT.-Ec parta IS. IT
Hates, of Spallauburg. .Petition for
voluntary bankruptcy. J. M. Elford,
Solicitor, pro p<:t. Petition read and re?
ferred to W. J. dawson, Register, for
LIST OF NEW ADVEHTIMEMENTS
John Ryan-For Sale.
St. Mary's School, Raleigh.
C. Bouknight- C., C. & A. IV ll.
Mooting Book aud Ladder Company.
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