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X?oo?ay Ll?minf*, February 14.1871.
?.The Money Question-No. 4." It will bo seen that oar correspondent "?nt?-Buin" asks some very pertinent questions in his fonrth communication, published this morning. It will bo seen that be makes some very strong points. Let os hoar what the reply is. Qencrcil LDO'II Successor-Washington smO. licss Unlvoroltj-Lce, "Virtuous Father, Virtuouo Son." On February 8, an interesting event occurred in Lexington, Ya. This was tho inauguration of Oeneral Cuatis Lee aa President of the institution lately pre? sided over by his illustrious father. A large audience assembled in the chapel. The religious exercises were conducted by Rev. Dr. Pendleton, late Chief of Artillery in the army of Northern Vir? ginia, The Bector of the Board of Trastees then delivered an impressive address to the Board of Trustees, the Facility and the students of tho TJniver eityV: B.?Te??rred in terms of tho high? est eulogy ta the late President of the institution, and dosed with expressions of high appreciation of the qualities and virtuos of the SON who was to succeed the deoeased FATHER. Said the speaker, in conclusion, "it only remains for me now, os the organ of the Board, to ad? minister to you, Gen. George Washing? ton Oastis Lee, the official oath of office." Gen. Lee replied in becoming terms, and took the oath of office. The now Presi? dent is but thirty-six yours old, and is said to possess the highest qualifications for the position to which he has been elevated. It is expected that his admin? istration will be brilliant and successful. COKESBDRY, February 13, 1871. Mn. EDITOR: There was, unfortunate? ly, a difficulty in our town, on Saturday, which resulted in the death of Henry Nash? a colored man, ono of our County Commissioners. An altercation sprang np between him and two young men, L. F. Connor and J. M. Moore, at the back door of one of our stores, no one being present to hear what was said. Firing of pistols commenced, Nash retreating, tbe other two pursuing, firing at him, and he returning the fire as he ran. I was at another store, about 100 yards off, aad as soon as I learned what was going on, I rushed out amidst danger-for ho was running towards that store, and the firing being in that direction-and suc? ceeded in stopping it. Nash went iuto the store and I followed him, to see what injury was inflicted. He lay down upon the floor and I requested Dr. Gary, who happened to bo present, to examine him, which he did, sayiDg that he was mortal? ly woundod. During this excitement, the young men left on horse-back. I, as Intendant of the town, issued a warrant, for their arrest, soon after, but they had fled. The next morning, early, a war? rant was issued by Trial Justice Hemp hill, and put into the hands of tho She? riff of the County. Such occurrences are greatly deplored by all good citizens and lovers of peace and order. I give you this statement, as such occurrences ure apt to be exagge? rated. Two weeks ago there was au oc? currence greatly exaggerated-the shoot? ing of Ed. Butler by Gilkorson. They were brought before the Town Council and the two oolored men who were pre? sent when the shooting was done testi? fied, upon oath, that in their opinion it was purely accidental-that there was no quarreling, no difficulty between the parties. F. A. CONNOR. Speaking of the disposition to bu made of the special Treasury deposits, the Washington Patriot says: Concerning the South Carolina State bonds issued on account of the Blue Ridge Railroad, and deposited as cap? tured property, the committee say that it is understood that a olaim has been made'on the Department for them by a bank in Charleston, and that the Solicit? or of the Treasury bas reported against said elaim. If this decision holds good, it is recommended that the bonds be sold and the proceeds placed in the Treasury. The payment of all past due coupons can be secured, and from information received, it is believed these bonds aro now worth about eighty coats in the dol? lar. THE BOWEN BIGAMY AND MURDER AFFAIR.-A warrant was issued on Saturday by Trial Justice Magrath for the arrest of this celebrated member of Congress from South Carolina on the charge of being au accessory beforo the fact to the murder of Colonel William P. White, and the officer in ehargo has gone to Columbia to obtain from Go? vernor Scott the requisition necessary for the apprehension of the said member of Congress in Washington or any other State. Bowen is now said to be in Washington, where he will be tried this week for bigamy. Tho Augusta Chroni? cle, of Saturday, says: "Two gentlemen of this city-Mr. J. A. Cbristain, Chief of Police, and Mr. E. J. Hatcher-have boen summoned as witnesses for tho prosecution, and started to Washington this morning. Bowen was at one time a journeymau brick-layer here and married the first of his three wives in Augusta." [Charleston News. Mr. Henry Oampsen, a respected Ger? man merchant, died in Charleston, on Sunday morning, at 8 o'clock. Tho Money Q,ucston-Sic 4. MB. EDITOR: A telegram from New York inforrar the-Senate tb?b "Mr, Kimpton is on bis way Soatb, and can a UR wer questions." That Mr. Kimpton can answer quoi tions, wo need no telegram from New York to inform ns. But will he answer questions, is the question. Certain parties "South" bavo tho right to ask Mr. Kimpton questions. The tax-payers of South Carolina think thoy have that right. [ South Carolina herself has the right. Tho Republican party has tho right. Your correspondent desires to do Mr. Kimpton the personal favor of pointing out to him a few of the questions wbioh all tho above partios, joint and several, think they have the righi to ask of him about tho money s entrusted to his keep? ing. The questions are these: 1. How ia it that you-Mr. H. H. Kimp? ton, No. 9, Nassau street, Now York oity, Financial Agent of the State of South Carolina-how is it that you make the balance duo yon by this State on the 1st of October, 1870, to be $880,843.95, while Mr. Treasurer Parker makes it only 8160,035.92-an apparently false balance on your part of $730,808.03? 2. How is it that during your first year of office-1868-69-you charge to the Treasurer $1,007,924.5>, while the Treasurer acknowledges tho receipt of only 3623,000 from you? I know, sir, that tho Treasurer puta his receipts from yon, (in his recapitulation,) as $819, 714.50. But oven taking the recapitula? tion, which tho monthly items do not make, your overcharge is $188,210.04. But calculated from tho Treasurer's monthly items, your overcharge is $384,924.54. How aro these discrepances to be explained? 3. How is it, in like manner, that dur iugyour second year of office-1869-70 you chargo to tho Treasurer $1,265, 766.63, whilo tho Treasurer acknow? ledges tho receipt of only $969,039.21 from you? I am aware, sir, that the Treasurer makes his receipts from you to bo $971,039.21-a mistake on his part of $2,000 exactly, made probably (we will suggest in our surplus of charity) by his mistaking a soven for a nine. But calculated ono war, your overcharge is $269,727.42; and calculated tho other way, it is?$294,727.42. How are these discrepances-take whichover you pre for-to bo explained? 4. What does the word "gold" mean, as used by you ten times in your quar? terly reports for the year 1869-70? I am awaro, sir, that to your highly cultivated financial mind this question may seem pointless; but if your goodness of heart is as great as your eminent abilities in finance, yon will pardon my ignorance, and answer my question. But let me first explain what tends to confound my judgmcot about that word, as you use it. First, you did not use it at all in yout reports for tho first year, whore all your accounts seem to have been kept in the samo currency. Second, I had novel known money accounts kept, cithet by agent or principal, in different cur? rencies, the relative values of which were knowu to bo changing almost daily. Third, I did not think that a prudent agent would convert United States cur? rency into gold at times wheu gold was falling in its relative value; for, you will remember that gold fell, between December, 1869, and August, 1870, (ihc limits in dato of your usi of tho word "gold,") from twenty ono nnd seven-eighths to sixteen and a quarter; tho decline being pretty regu? lar-a circumstance that could not well escape tho attention of P. highly honor? able and sensitive financial agent whe had in trust the moneys of an impover? ished Commonwealth. I am hero not speaking of tho gold you were ordered by the State to pay for the State, bul your (apparent) investments in gold. Your reports inform us that you paid oui $84,362.50 premium on $420,000 in gold: but, in addition to that gold which you bought, you enter sums amounting to $284,484 21 as "cash gold." Itisthif last amount, mixed up with other sum.? entered us "cash," that I have in mind in asking for information from you. Thc question points to all the "gold" above mentioned except to one item in May, 1870, whioh I reserve for a separate question. 5. In May, 1870, the only month in which your account agrees exaotly wit 1; the Treasurer's, yon chargo the Trea? surer with "cash gold $7,100.91," and with "cash 310,000;" making, you per? ceive, exactly $17,100.91, adding gold und United States eurrenoy together. It tho same month, the Treasurer enters tc your credit exactly $17,100.91 Unilec i Stales currency. Now, Mr. Kimpton, il [ must be apparent to your financial mind that either yon or the Treasurer hat made a false ontry. Which ono of yoi: is it? I am awaro, sir, that Greciat fabio tells us of Midas, whose touch could hove turned greenbacks (as ii turned everything) into gold; but no oven iu fabio is Micro a parallel to Mr Treasurer Parker's touch which turned your S7.1?0.91 of gold into greenbacks lias tho Treasurer defrauded you-you Mr. Kimpton, with all your financia ability? I know that Senator Leslie, ix tho General Assembly, recently iusiuu ated that Mr. Treasurer Parker was die honest; but surely, Mr. Kimpton, ho hai not had tho genius to over-reach you Now, sir, gold being at the middlo o May, 1870, worth fourteen and a half tho volno of your $7,100.91 in gold wai $8,130.54 in United States currency wasn't it? So, Mr. Treasurer Parke defrauded you of $1,029.63, didn't he? 6. Your reports inform us that yoi purchased $420,000 in gold and got ii somo other woy $284,484.21 in gold-ii all, $704,484.21 in gold. Ia what othe woy did you get tho $284,484 21? 7. Hid you need as much as $704,484 2 in gold to pay tho gold olaims agains the State? That amount would pay th i.i. i.. i m*mm* 'j wm iutoroDfc for that y CST, afc sis por cent., on $11,741,403.00--wouldn't il? 8. The Senate committoo, of "whioh Mr. Arin m is chairman^ calla attention to the fact that the Comptroller-General inoludesin his statement of extraordi- ? nary expenses at the Treasury daring < the fiscal year ending October 1, 1870, : tho following item: "H. H. Kimpton, i Finanoial Agent, amount elsewhere ao- < counted for, having been returned to ! him, $540,293.79," (page 68, Reports;) 1 whereas tho Treasurer states tho same i thus: "H. H. Kimpton, Finanoial Agent of South Carolina, $501,293.79. (pago i 67, Reports ) Tho difference between these- figures is $36,000. This sounds ns i if Sonator Arnim thinks that the Trea? surer paid you only S504.293.79, while the Comptroller-General chums to have returned to you $540,293.79. How is i this, sir? lias the Comptroller-General (Dr. Neaglo) cheated oither the Trea- i surer or you out of $36,000? I know that Senator Leslie's insinuations, above mentionod, extended niuo to Dr. Neagle; but I never imagined that that funo- : tioaary could be "cute" enough to over- i roaoh you; for cuteness belongs to tho Yankee by primordial right, and Dr. i Noagle is a North Carolinian-formerly . thought to be rather slow for that. 9. It appears from the report of Se? nator Arnim's committee, just referred > to, that while Dr. Nengle entered that item as $540,293.79, and while Mr. Pur kor enters it as $504,293.79, you, your- 1 self, Mr. Kimpton, enter it as only i $410,347.22. Now, Mr. Kimpton, the difference botweon your entry of this I item and Mr. Parker's is $93.840.57; and the difference between Mr. Parker's and Dr. Neaglo's is $36.000-tho whole dir- : terence between Dr. Neaglo's entry and i yours being $129,840.57-isn't it? If Dr. Neagle has not defrauded Mr. Par? ker out of $30,000, and Mr. Parker de? frauded you ont of $93,810 57, please, lot us know how it all is. 10. Tho samo Senate committee report informs us-and we cnn easily verily tho statement by reference to pages 36 und 117, Reports-that while Dr. Nearie, as Comptroller-General, enters "H. II. Kimpton, Financial Agent, bonds, $2,200.000," you enter as in your hands only $1,500,000, bonds, and inform us that tho other $700,000 were sold iu Oc? tober, 1869. Now, Mr. Kimpton, what does Senator Arnim mean to insinuate here? 11. Why did you not mention iu your report the receipt and salo of tho Agri? cultural College land scrip? 12. Do you know why Mr. Parker made no mention in his report of that land scrip? 13. Do you know why Dr. Neagle made no mention of it in his report? 14. Why do you continue to put forth the value of South Carolina stocks in the New York market as serenty-tbreo old and fifty-nine and a half new, since these prices havo ceusod to be paid for them? 15. Is twelve per ??ut. per an un in tho least rate at which you can borrow money in New'York foi (ho rise ol South Carolina? 10. Was it a mnttor of necessity that you borrowed $1,500,000, on call, ut twelve per cent. ? 17. Who aro the sureties on your $500,000 bond of office? These aro 6omo of tho main questions I have thought that our tax-payers, tho State herself, und the Republican party itself, havo the right to ask. You will perceive, Mr. Kimpton, that in asking you these questions I huve been moved greatly by your own interest; i for, littlo as you may think such a thing, i these people hero in South Carolina do not clearly understand your reports, and somo of them aro simplo enough to think that what appears wrong in the i report is wrong. Uncharitable as this may scorn to you, it is nevertheless true; and your influence with tho people i whoso moneys you have in keeping Uxwy bo impaired, which, you know, would bo a great misfortune to-them. In a word, for I wish to bo perfectly frank with you, as a friend should ulways bo, if your re? ports, in connection with other reports, show them that you hnvo made fulso en- > tries of moneys, they-these exacting South Carolinians-will rush to tho con? clusion that you havo cither stolen some of the moneys or helped somebody else : to do so; or else, that you are not com? petent to fill tho office you hold. It is to i save ull parties from any mistake or any? thing that I have taken the trouble to i explain to you as well as I eau exactly : what our difficulty in, BO that you may enlighten us by telling us bow it all is. ANTI-RUIN. RAILROAD ACCIDENT.-On Friday after? noon, between 2 and 3 o'clock, near I leard'H Mill, on tho Charlotte, Columbia i and Augusta Railroad, the way freight 1 train from Columbia to Augusta sus? tained a serious accident. Coming around a curve, tho engine "Edgefleld," i best locomotive on tho road, collided with a cow on tho track. Tho animal was i knocked to piecos, and it is supposed that ono of the limbs adhered to a wheel , of tho locomotive, which throw it from the track down an embankment about eleven feet high, tho engine describing a completo somersault, und tho tender following. Three flat cars next to tho i engine were badly damaged, ono of them being brokeu in half on tho track, thus arresting the progress of thc cars behind. Tho engineer, Mr. Terrell, was taken from tho crushed cab, after tho fall of tho locomotive, having escaped the loss of lifo with several severe bruises and internal injuries of a serious character. Tho fireman was badly scalded, and a : train hand was also considerably injured. Tho wreck was cleared from tho track, howovor, in time to allow the roasenger truiu to reach Augusta about ll o'clock Friday night, und trains aro running ns : usual. The engine is thought to be badly damaged. [Augusta Constitutionalist. i There is a colored freshman in Yulo College. .? ... i. ,,-!---?,:r.-,'i ..?.?iij'.vii'..,.-r-r i,ra?iGLATivBj PKoc?ssmsros. MONDAY, FEBUBAI?Y 18, 1871. SENATE. The Senate met at 12 M. The Honse sent to the Senate a bill to establish a new judicial and election1 County, to be called Aiken, and to be formed from portions of Edgefield, Lex? ington, Orangcbnrg nnd Barnwell. Also, a concurrent resolution calling upon the Land Commissioner for a report on or before tho 15th instant; which was con? curred in. A bill to protect the rights of parents ?nd to prevent the carrying of persons hom tho Stato uuder twenty-one years of age waB passed. Mr. Wilson introduced a bill to pro? vide for tho appointment of Trial Jus? tices, tho organization of their courts und the jurisdiction of the same. Mr. Swails introduced a bill to amend in Act to organize and govern tho militia. The Committee ou Finance reported favorably on a bill to amend an Act to Bx tho salaries and regulate the pay of certain officers. Mr. Whittemore introduced a joiut re? solution to establish n Board of Super? visors of tho Treasury. Tho Committee ou Mines and Mining reported back a bill to incorporate the South Carolina Phosphate Mining Com? pany. Tho consideration of the report of the Committeo on Privileges und Elections, on tho right of Hon. George F. McIn? tyre to hold a seat ou tho floor of the Senate, was taken up. Mr. Mclutyre, it seems, iieid three disqualifying offices, those of Postmaster, School Commis? sioner and Assistant United States Mar? shal. Tho office of School Commissiou ur Mr. McIntyre claimed ho had resigned previous to the election, as also that of Postmaster. But his resignation as Postmaster, though stilted by him to have bceu sent on the 9th of October, was not received ut the department in Washington until the 9th of November, after tho election, and the letter of resig? nation boro no date. Thc Committee reported adversely to tho right of Mr. Mclutyre to hold his seat. The matter was referred to the Attorney-General, whose opinion coincided entirely with the report of tho Committee, aud was supported by a number of decisions both in this Slate und in the Circuit Court of tho United State?. After tho reading of tho report, aud tho opinion of the Attorney-General, Mr. Swails moved that tho consideration of tho re? port be indefinitely postponed. Mr. Arnim hoped that the Senate wonld not act hastily, but discuss thc matter calmly and thoroughly. Mr. Uayne favored the indefinite post? ponement of the report and resolution recommended, holding, in short, that thu eligibility of Mr. McIntyre should hiive. been determined at tho time of the presentation of his credentials in order to qualify, and not nt tho day of election. Ile cited tho case of Maxwell, of Marl? boro, who,' too, had been postmaster, and who had not sout in his resignation until two days before the election; yet tho c >m m it tee had reported fu v o rub ly upon that case, and ho thought it ap? peared ut least inconsistent that the. committee should so stultify it.icir iu the present case as to completely reverse its former judgment. Mr. Maxwell also spoke in favor of the right of Mr. McIntyre to hold his seat, but, likd thc rest, fought shy of the logal points in the case. Mr. Swails followed on tho same side, arguing that objection, if proper at all, should liavo been ruado ut tho time that Mr. McIntyre offered to qualify;, that there seemed to bo a spirit of vindictive nets on tho part of certain members ugainst Mr. Mclntyro-plainly mani? fested by tho directly conflicting opinion rendered by the committee in this case und that of Mr. Maxwell, from Marl? boro, iu which there was a contest, and which was precisely auulogous to that of Mr. McIntyre. At tho close of Mr. Swails' remarks, a motion to adjourn was made. Tho friends of Mr. Mclutyre violently opposed adjournment, and demanded immediate actiou. Mr. Nash stated that Mr. McIntyre had been told by a Senator npou tho floor that if he (McIntyre) would pledge himself to oppose certain railroad schemes, his case should be postponed until the next session of the General As? sembly, and he wanted the matter sottled at once. The motion to adjourn was lost. Tho question then came up upon the original motion to indefinitely postpone the consideration of the matter. Mr. Leslie took the floor. Ho thought that but one thing prevented a just de? cision in this ease, and that was that Senators seemed utterly nuable to divest themselves of partisan and personal mo? tives. It is plain from the arguments adduced on the othor sido that the mem? bers have not even read, much less studied, the report of the committeo in this case, and their remarks show a de? gree of ignorance of law and tho consti? tution of tho Stato that is disgraceful to this honorable body. I hold, first, that from circumstantial evidence, it is not probable that ho Bout on his resignation; iud, second, if ho did, there was in point of law no resignation until tho letter wai received iu Washington on the 10th of November. And, further? more, I hold that Mr. Mclntyro wus Deputy United States Marshal ut the time of his election, and that ho never has resigned. Mr. Leslie continued to hold tho floor amid repeated interruptions und ques? tions, uutil 7 P. M., when a sceno of tho mo.it disgraceful confusion and disorder prevailed. A call of tho Senate was finally had, and no quorum being pre? sent, the Sergeaut-at-Arms was ordered to bring in absentees. A length of time having elapsed aud no members coming i-u, it was ordered that the Ser? geant at-Armn be instructed to employ six additioual deputies to assist him. Mr. Whittemore stated that he had .?.w^..., jggsgs-sss... ^.?..^??^^ .-?o*-?;. novar before witnessed each ? disgrace fnl Mwne in the halls of legislation, and for one, he was sick and disgusted with ! oh ting and listening to alcoholic effu? sions. At 8.45 P. M., some members were brought in, and a quorum announced. A voto was then taken, and the Chair an? nounced that a quorum had not voted. The quetttiou was put nguiu, and Mr. Mclntyro himself voted to retain bis own seat-such a thing as wai probably nover before heard of. Mr. Leslie refused to vote Thc Senate voted to retain Mr. Mcin? tyre in bis seat by fonrteen yeas lo three nays. A motion was thou made to re? consider tho vote und to lay the motion to reeonsider on the table, which was adopted; thus ending the whole matter. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. The Hooso met at 12 M. The Committee on Military Affairs re? ported unfavorably on a bill to exempt the King's Mountain Military School from the provisions of Section 14 of an Act to organize and govern the militia. Also, favorably on a bill to incorporate the Carolina Rifle Club, of Charleston. The Committee on Charitable Institu? tions reported favorably ou a bill to in? corporate the Mechanics' Union No. 1 of | Charleston. Also, on a bill to amend tho charter of the German Evangelical Lutheran Church, of Charleston. Mr. Wilson introduced a bill lo pro? vide for the appointment of Trial Jus? tices, the organization of their courts, &c. Referred. Mr. Hurley introduced a bill to declare the rights of common carriers. Mr. Dennis introduced n resolution, that a committee of . three from tho | House and-from the Senate be ap? pointed to finish the investigation into the books and accounts of the State Treasurer, tho Comptroller-General and tho State Financial Agent, with power to semi for persons and pupers. Mr. Davis introduced u bill to regulate the manufacture aud sale of commercial fertilizers in the State. Mr. Byas introduced a bill to amend an Act to prelect laborers and persons working for shares of crops. Referred. Mr. Frost introduced a bill to carry into effect Section 2, Article 14, of the Constitution of tho ?Stn I e. Referred. Mr. O'Connell introduced a joint re? solution to pay .T. W. Anderson, and others, $189.411 for services rendered in tho month of October, 1870; also, to pny G. F. Frost $100 for losses by tho riot iu Laurens County. Tho folio win <y bills passed: To em? power Henry H. Towles to collect wharf? age; to authorize Clerks of tho Court to take testimony in certain cases; to pro? vide for the establishment of a touchers' institute; to confirm the apportionment made by the State Superintendent of Education. A bill to facilitate the punishment of orime was laid on tho table. A bill to repeal the usury laws of the State was taken up, and pending its dis? cussion, tho House adjourned. Tin- Commercial and Financial Chron? icle of Kew York. OFFICE OF A. C. KAUFMAN, NO. 25 BROAD STREET, CHARLESTON, S. C., February 9,1871. I cordially commend to those gentle? men of business, bankers, bickers, mer? chants, etc., hero aud elsewhere, whose notice tho Chronicle, as a financial and commercial monitor, may buvo escaped, to look carefully into tho merits of this paper, even now nccepted by ninuy ns thc standard journal of America in mat? ters pertaining to ti nance and commerce -its extended and extending circulation being the strongest testimony in its fa? vor. I would hero take occasion to re? mark, in passing, that its editors, (per? sonally known to myself,) aro gentlemen of intelligence, rctiuomeut and oulturo. This accounts somewhat for tho paper being conducted ou tho exactest princi? ples of honor and integrity, aud with au ability, vigor and independence seldom equaled and never excelled. So geuerully known is this paper, that no banker's or merchant's library throughout tho length and breadth of this vast country is considered complete without it. It can be found on ulmost every desk-always a faithful companion, friend and guide. I do not pretend to argue the merits of this paper, but sim? ply ask the skeptic to read und be con? vinced. I have been requestod by tho publish? ers to aot for them in this section, and have consented, in consideration of the many courtesies they have extended to me. I will receive subscription money to same, (SK) per annum,) and show or ship specimen copies of the paper to any ? who may desire to subscribe. A. C. KAUFMAN. Tho Adelphi, burned in Boston on Sunday night, was the fifth theatre in that city destroyed by fire. Mw. Amelia Harley, widow of the late Wm. J. Harley, died in Barnwell Coun? ty, on Wednesday last. Tho Philadelphia High School is ad? vertised by the sheriff to bo sold for ar? rears in ground rent. For 8ale, _ A FINK ONE-HORSE WA ^3|?P?&GON, with top, mid Harness, HiwCHiyj which has la en very little ^^useO. Inquire at this oflico. Feb 14 3 xp\tAPt/^?\" Burns Club. -^\<\ THE members of tho f. AJ? (?fciKXTA r>uriis Club will attend a /.??it?^huHl ml regular monthly moet mUsB&?^j?" inp. THIS EVENING, at V^SSjfijs JtoJ 7 o'clock, at McKenzie'? S?j/ Saloon. Hy order of tho "?ffl?fe**/ Provident. SSW? W. K. GREENFIELD, Fej> 141 _ _Sec'y. Young Men's Christian Association. THE Regular Monthly Mooting of tho Asso? ciation will bo held at the Reading Room, THIS EVENING, at half-past 7 o'clock. Au essay will bo read by Rev. lt. D. Smart. A full attendance ia desired. Young men wishing to become members aro requested to attond. feb 14 I?. FRANK HAULDIN, Pco'y. MAIL' ARRANGEMENTS.-Tho Northern mail opens at 3.30 P. M. ; closes 12.16 P.M. Charleston day mail opens 4.30 P. M.; closes 11.30 ?. M. Charleston night mail opona 8.30 A. M.; closes6.00 P. M. Greenville mail opens 4.30 P. M.; closes 8.30 P. M. Western mail opens 1.30 P. M. ; closes 1.30 P. M. Qn Sunday oflice open from 3 to 4 P. M. PHCBKXXIAKA.- -Tho price of sipgie copies of the PHONIX is five cents. Book and job printing of every kind I attended to promptly at PI?ONIX office. All persons indebted to the PUOJNIX office must make immediate settlement, or the accounts will bo placed in tbe hands of tho proper officers. Hereafter all transiont advertisements are to be paid for before inserted. Country publishers in want of second? hand typo-bourgeois and minion-be? sides rules, leads, chases, etc., can be supplied, at about half founders' prices, by applying at the PHONIX office. Attention is called to a change in the sailing days of tho Philadelphia steamers -from Saturday to Thursday. A grate nuisance-Bad coal. The editorial fraternity is well repre? sented in Columbia at present. Among thoso who have paid their respects to tho PI?ONIX, wo mention Messrs. R. M. Stokes, of the Union Times, J. C. Bailey, of the Greenville Enterprise, and Thos. F. Greneker, of tho Newberry Herald. Tho poor man's story-Tho garret, i Seuator H. W. Duncan, of Union,, has introduced a bill, repealing tho iniqui? tous Act passed by the last sessiou of the Legislature, compelling legal advertise? ments to be published in certain papere, to bo selected by three State officers. It has been generally denounced and should be repealed. Slip knots-Divorces. Mr. J. R. Bundall, who recontly re? tired from tho editorial chair of the Au? gust:! Constitutionalist, has gone into tho insurance business. ANOTHER Ku KLUX RAID.-We are reliably informed that a number of monnted mon-supposed to be about 500-appeared at Union Court House, about 12 o'clock, Sunday night, and proceeded to the jail. They demanded the keys from Jailor Hughes and Deputy Sheriff Hill, who refused to surrender them. Mrs. Hughes was then catechised as to the whereabouts of tho koys; but being greatly alarmed, did not answer merely pointing to a bureau, where they were deposited. The drawers were im? mediately opened, tho keys obtained, the jail doors opened, and ten colored prisoners (under indictment for the Ste? vens murder) wero carried to the "hnng iug ground"-about a milo and a half from the town-wkon six of the party were shot, two hung, and two "turned np missing." The Jailor and Deputy Sheriff* were carried off from tho jail about a mile, and tied in front of the Sheriff's residence. There is no clue to the perpetrators. A writ of habeas corpus had boen served upon Sheriff Dunn to bring threo of tho prisoners bofore Judge Thomas, in Columbia, but owing to some informality had not been obeyed. HOTEL ARRIVALS, February 13.-Nick erson House-E. S. J. Huyes, Lexington; J. G. Galluehat, Jr., Lieut. Bigger, Man? ning; C. Mnbram, Alamance; E. Phil? lips, Mrs. Phillips, Pittsburg; Geo. W. Connor, Abbeville; J. W. Mond?n, Tim onsville; H. J. Morsemao, East Cam? bridge; J. H. Conroy, Gloucester; W. R. Kline, Chester; J. M. Seigier, S. C. LIST OP NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. IsaacBeu'8 "SurePop." One-horse Wagon for Sale. Meeting of Burns Club. Notice of Greenville Enterprise. Meeting ?f Y. M. O. A. - Lippraan's Bitters are for salo by all drug gistv and dealers. Depot in Colombia, H. G., at GKIUEB & MCGBEOOB'S. Druggists. 8 18 HOLE AND COBNEB Wonn.-Now is tho timo to attack tho rats, mica, bedbugs and roachou in every hole and corner. Just put ISAAC SEN'S "BUBE POP" in their roaoh, aud they'll troop out of their haunts, devour it and die. Sold by all druggists. V 14 THE GKEENVIL.L.E ESTE UPRISE han a good circulation in OrconVillo and ad? joining Counties. Will be found a goofl/ad? vertising modium for merchants and business men desiring trado with tho up-co?niry. Greenville city is rapidly improvirig, and open completion of tho Richmond and Atlanta'and Air-Lino Railroad, will be an important point. s U R E p mm DEATH TO HATS, ROACHES, BEDBUGS, &Cc, Never failing. R?xes double tho size as others. Hermetically scaled and alway? lr o ?li ?'or salo at wholesale and retail by HARDY SOLOMON, And hv all Druggists and Grocers Feb V.