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VOLUME I. NEWBERRY, S. C., WVEDNESDAY. JUNE .28, 1865. NUM13ER 7.
THE WEEKLY 'HERALD
IS PUBLISHED AT
NEWBERRY C. H.,
TERMS, $1 IN SPECIE, FOR SIX MONTHS,
OR $1,50.IN PROVISIONS.
(Payment required invariably in.advanc@.)
Advertisements inserted at $1 per square, for
first insertion, 5W cents for subsequent insertions.
Marriage notices, Funeral invitations, Obituaries,
and Communications of personal interest charged
as advertisements.
Labt News from Abroad.
From an Augusta paper of the 2?th inst. we
make the following summary :
In an interview between President Johnson
and delegations from the Southern States, the
President tells them that "if there are any of
them, either the people or the politicians, who
have a hope that there may be a gradual aboli
tion of slavery, or a servitude in the shape of the
apprentice system, they are in error, that in no
contingency can.slavery ever be revived. They
must dismiss that idea forever ; slavery is gone,
and never to be built up again. He tells them
that if there is any expecta'tion of the assump
tion of the rebel debt it is absurd ; that not a
- dollar will ever be recognized by the Govern
ment. To this they reply that they did not ex
pect or desire to pass it themselves, or ask others
to pass it for them. On the question of negro
suffrage he refers them to his recently announced
sentimeats."
Hon. M. P. Conway, radical congressman from
Kansas, writes to the N. Y. Tribune as to the
views of the people of Vir;inia, of which the
fol'owing is an extract:
" In the nest place, it is a fact that there are
no longer any 'disunionists' in Virginia. The
people are all for the union. Having failed in
their effort for a separate government, and recog
nizing that fZilure as conclusive, they accept the
union without reservatiun, intending to stand by
it in good tuith. The national governmenr is to
be theirs and their children's forever ; and to that
government, albeit they would not have volun
tarily chosen it, they will btar faithful allegiance.
TIhis is the exact posi.ion of ninety-nine hun
dredths of the people of Virginia."
The post office at Augusta has been re-opened
by the U. S. authorities, and mail matter may be
sent to Macon, Atlanta, Charleston, Savannah,
any post office in the North, or foreign countries,
or any re-opened office in the United States.
In accordance with instructions received from
headquarters department of the South, all dis
loyal per?ons in the district of Savannah will be
deprived of the privileges of the United States
mails. Letters, and other mail matter will be
de'ivered only to thpse to whom they are ad
dressed. No white civilian will be permitted to
take a_etter from the post office unless they pre
sent a certificate showing that he or she has sub
scribed to the amnesty oath of allegiance ; an
alien, ruust show by the prbper Consul that their
neutrality has not been violated. Privileges per
sons are strictly forbidden to receive und?r cover
of their address, ma~il raatter intended for dis'loy
al persons.
Indictments have been found in Judge Under
wood's C.ourt at Norfolk, against General Lee,
Governor Wise, and some fifty others, as the
Wahington Chronicle an.nounces the Judge's ar
rival there with the papers. Another paper says
that he is seeking the aid of Attorney General
Speed ini carrying on the prosecution. Gens.
Longstreet, Ewell, Corse, ex-governor Letcher
and Governor'Smith are among those indicted.
The Raleigh Progress says appointments are to
be made in every county of "loyal" men, who
will make an enrollment of votes, carefully ex.
ciuding all who were "prominent in their adhe
rence to the rebellion." This enrollment is to be
returned to the Provisional Governor, and npon
the basis thus established, delegates to a State
Convention are to be electcd, and the Convention
of course will provide the rest.
Hon. A. H. Stephens. late Vice President o:
the rebel confederacy, now at Fort Warren, is
allowed to walk in the open air, from nine to ten
in the forenoon, in company with an officer. His
health is very feeble, and it is feared that the
imprisonment is fast undermining his weak con
stitution. He is kept in a room by himself, guar
ded by two soldiera. Postmaster Reagan is sim
i:arly guarded.
Great Britain has spent seventy-five ail
The Plague.
A CrRtors CHAIN OF PRoPHECY.-It would ap
pear that.the plague or some other fearful epi
demic, has long been anticipated in Germany.
The first Napoleon, who was very superstitious;
as many great men have been and are, placed
great reliance in the predictions of the celebrated
M'dlle Lenorman, well known as a professional
prophet, in Paris, for nearly forty years, and al
so the confid4nt of his wife.
At the Congress of Aix in Chapelle, held in
1817, when Napoleon was a captive at St. Hele
na,- this same Lenorman attracted much atten
tion among the sovereigns, and succeeded in
.particilarly interesting the Emperor Alexandria,
I of Russia, who indeed, had a strong tendency to
mysticisms, and pietism, which was fostered ! by
his friendly intercourse with Madame Krudener,
a religious visionary, as well as an avowed seer.
Lenorman and Krudener not only "told fortunes"
but predicted boldly and largely, as to the events
of the nations, and it cannot be denied that their
mysterious sentences had weight with the masses
partieularly in Germany.
In 1853, a small pamphlet wai published in
Germany, professing to contain a series of pro
phetic revelations found among the papers of
Lenormand, who had died ten years before at
an advanced age. It is notorious that the publi
cation excited great attention, and obtained
large credence throughout Germany. It announ
ced, among other events, that in the year 1853,
t'aere would be a Europeln war upon Russian soil,
in which the eagle and the leopard would closely
hug the bear, (the elder Napoleon having always
declared that the leopard not the lion, was the
symbolic animal of England ;) that after peace
had been rbStored, the elephant (India) would at
tempt to trample down the leopard (England,)
but would not succeed ; that following the war
between England, Russia and France, would bo
an imn:ense emigration from Germany to the
West tUnited States) for many years; that the
emigration would prosper in their new home, but
a time would con.e when a civil war would make
lae .:re that they had not left their father
land : ttnt ifter the civil war had fearfully ;aged
for four years, peane would be restored and re
markable prosperity ensue, and that about the
time the war in the' w?st had ended a fearful
sickness, comnencing in Russia, would extend
across the Baltic, desolate Germany, cause im
mense mortality in England, and then simulta
neously spreasd to The east and to the west.
A FAnF!'L S -E.-A w:ild and fearful scene
occurre-i at the Syracuse Depot on Monday.
As the cars which made up the Oswego train
were standing in the Central Depot, a loco
motive, without engineer or firemen, came
dashing in from the East and plunged into the
ast car of the train, driving the whole train
like lightning out of the Depot, a distance of
twenty rods, wrecking the whole thing.
The nivsteriousappearance of this wild en
gine was as follows: The engine had been des
patched East, and ox approaching the tunnel
near Syracuse the engineer saw a wood train
approaching from the East. Both engineers
reversed their engines and jumped from their
machines. A collision took place, smashing
the locomotive coming from the East. The
looomotive going East had its hind truck
thrown off, but being reversed the engine
started back towards Syracuse, its speed in
creasing every foot until it was ruaking a
speed of a mile a minute, the hind
truck gone and the tender bounding into. the
air, it dashed into the Oswego train, by which
the escape valves were broken off, the steam
rushed out, and the tank being broken the
water rushed out, the phantom locomotive
gave its last gasp. The crash and steam, and
cries of affrighted people made up a terrible
scene, but, happily, without loss of life, and it
is a wonder, as the escaped engin'e, in its race,
cr'ossed eleven streets, and dashed through a
crowd of four hundred people.
.The cause of all this was that the engine
went out on thie wrong track, the right track
*being out of repair owing to the flood.-. Y
Paper.
AFFRAY ON THE ChARLEsTON BATT'iY.-From
-the Courier, of the r9th, we learn that a sensa
tional affair took place on the Battery the pre
vious afternoon, which greatly enlivened the
scene, even if it did net add to the pleasures.
Un gentellemoune d'Afrique, rejoicing in newly
made and richly colored wings, cavorted in some
fashion at the expense of a lady of the Cauca
sian race. The sergeant, with four men on guar d
at the spot, ordered the sable gentleman to va
mnose, and on his refusing to obey, proceeded to
arrest him. Wherekupon certain brethren came
to his relief, and a generai melee was the conse
qec.Brick-bats flew and blood flowed. Pri
vate Jesse Rayeir was badly wounded on the
head, and sundry bla'ek and" white civilians and
soldiers also received the stab. Thle appearance
of Gen. Hatch upon the scene arrested the con
flict, which threatened no small amount of mis
chief.
The Courier reports another row in Charleston
among the colored soldiers-:-the weapons being
brick-bats only. Some of the leading jollies
were arrested.-Pha~nir.
IEarly religion lays the foundate of oppb
ztess both in time and et.ernity.
THE WRONG ANiMAL.-(rantley Brockley,
the English snob and artist, tells the foliowing
excruciating story of Lady Ilaggerstone's
scheme to charm the Regent.
""Her ladyshin had at-her residence a minia
ture far:n-yard and three little Alderney c:at
tie. When the Prince and his friends had ar
rived, she came forward from a side wicket a
milkmaid, for the purpose of making syllabub
for the Prince. She had a silver pail in one
hand aid an ormamental stool in the other.
Lady lfaggerstone tripped along,with ribbons
flying frora her dainty little milking hat, that
hung i oJie side of her graceful htad,and the
smallest litie apron tied below her laced stom
acher, til she came opposite his Royal High
ness, to whom she dropped a really graceful
curtsey. Then passing lightly over the beau
tifully plaited straw, her tucked gown show
ing her neat ankle,as well as her colored stock
ing, she placed her stool and pail convenient
for use. Leaning against the flank of one of
the crossest looking of the Alderness, she was
attempting to commence her rustic labors, but
not having selected the right sex, the offended
animal did not seem to fancy the performance,
for he lirst kicked out, then trotted aw ay,
nearly upsetting stool, pail, and Lady Hag
gerstore, who, covered with confusion, made
ihasty retreat to her litle dairy, whence she
did not appear again.
FACTS ON ADVERTISING.-The :;dvei'tisements
in an ordinary nunlber of the London Times
exceed 2,500, the annual advertising bills of
one London firm are said to amount '300,
000 ; and three others are mentioned who
each annually expend for the same purpose,
$50,000. The expense of advertising the eight
editions of the Encyclopaedia I3rittanica, is
said to have been $15,000.
It is trsserted that $10,000,000 a year are
expended in England in extra advertisirig, by
circulars, handhiils, and placards. In large
cities, nothing is more common th:in to sei
large busine"s establishments, which seem to
have an immense advantage over all compe:i
tors by the wealth, experience and prestige
they h:'- acquired, drop gradually out of
public view, an:d be succeeded by firms of a
smaller capital, m ore eneryrv, and more deter
mination to have the fact that they sell such
and such commdrnoitizs k:nown from one end of
the land to the other. l:a other words the
new establishments advertise ; the oki die' of
dignity. The former aie ravenous to pass out
of obscurity into publicity ; the latter believe
that their publicity is so obvious that it can
not be obscured. The first understand that
they must thrust themselves on public atten
tion or be disrarded ; the second having
once obtained public attention, suppose they
have arrested it permanently while in fact
nothing is more characteristic of the worid
than the ease with which it forgets.
THE EMIGRATTON TO Ti SoiT.-While
there is a great deal of talk about the Mexican
emigration scheme, the departure of hundreds
of persons from the North to cities of the
South goes steadily and quietly on, profession
abmen, mechanics, and indeed men represen
ting every department of industry, are hurry
ing.outhward to try their fortunes. Rich
mond, Charleston, Savannah, Norfolk, Mobile,
New Orleans and the other principal cities of
the South are the chief attraction, but as soon
as the war shall have actually closed many of
these pilgrims will make their way to the in
Iterior. On Saturday we were irformed that
an advertising firm newly established in this
city received $3,800 to pay for advertisements
to be inserted in Southern papers. It is stated
that the demand for carpenters in the South
'is already greater than the sepply, while ma
sons, plumnbers, wheelwrights and painters
are very scarc.-ng York C ;onuucreial and
IAdecriiser.
StensRxRT TRENHoL.-Secretary Trenholmn
left here 6 e'elock Satn~rday evening, on board
the steamer Wmn. P'. Clyde. for Port Royal. It
is believed he is to be contined in Fort Pulaski.
The demonstrations of respect and sympathy for
this urfortunate but noble hearted gentleman and
public ipirited citizen of' Charleston, siney h-is
arrival here, have been universal. -The grief
among the poorer classes, to whom he has al
ways been a benafactor, was intense. A petition
to I'redldent Johnson for the special pardon of
Mr. Tranholm was drawn up, and .has been very
extens rely signed. Lieut. Savers, of the 56th
New York,'accompained Mr. Trenholm to Port
Royal.-CLharleston Couier, 1 0t..
On the 3d inst., the Government steame-rT
tram SRandy, from Fortress M"onroe, hav"g on
board ;-imes A. Seddor, late rebel Emeta--y of
War ;Judge Campbel, formrer!y o~bel Assitant
Secretary otf War and one of the H{amptonu Roaids
Peace Commrissioniers ;and R. M. T. lIurter. late
one of the rebel Senator e from Virginia, arrivedi
at Fort Pulaski, Savannahb River. io which str
hold these men worn eommitted to await thci>
triJ for traw. .' Ywk /I d P'1
Robberies in New York city are getting
frequent'again. Some of recent occurrence
have been of the boldest character, reminding
one of the old stories of ancient burglars. A
trio of thieves entered a house by the cellar
grating one :1;ght recently, gathered about a
thousand dollars' wortb of siver, then spread
the tah)e in the dining room, broke into the
wine celler, an.d had two hoirs spree ere their
noise awoke the inmates. Another trio went
to the house of a gentleman and he answered
the door-bell in person. The robbers seizrd
him, tied and gagged him in his' own front
hall, and then leisurely ransacked his premises
t:4ing off three thousand dollars in gold and
one thousand dollars in greenbacks, coolly
retiring from the front door, leaving the gen
tieman helpless with a polite "good bye old
pellow."
The last novelty from Germany is a musical'
bed,which receives the weary body and imme
diatei laps it in Elv!um.' It is an invention
of a mechanic in Bohemia, and is so constructed
that, by means of hidden mechainism, a t ress
ure upon the bed causes'a soft and gentle air
of Auber-to he played, which continues long
enough to lull the most wakeful to sleep. At
the head is a clock, the hand of which being
placed z the hour the sleeper wishes to rise;
when the time arrives, tho bed plays a march
of Spontoni, with drums and cymbals, and ia
short, with roise enough to rouse the seven
sleepers.
MEETINGS.-A meeting of the, people of St.
George's (Dorchester) was held on the 15th at.
Rods' Station. Resolutions were passed expres
sin, the desire of the citizens to return to 'the
Inited States.' R. J. Limehouse and D. W. Shu
ler were nominated as delegates to a convention
of the people of the State.
A meeting of citizens of Orangeburg, with the
view to reconstruction of the Union, passed the
usual resolutions to this effect.
A pasart story is told of a rather aged lI
dy who has recently warried a youngand fast.
mu, guitting him at the station when he was
going en roy@ge for some private aiairs. Af
ter an embrace of the most loving cbaracter,
she pit her head into the carriage and said,
"(.her Charles remember that you ar mar
ried." To which he replied, "ChereCaoliae,,
I-will make a nemorandum of it.''and at once
tied a knot in his handkerchief.
'Ye who write for a busy age,' says a late
author, -speak quick, use short sentences,
never stop the r ;ader with a long or ambiguous
word,but let the stre:mof thought flow right,
and men will dink it like water.' 'A tremen
dous thought may be packed into a cannon
ball, and, like that prrjectile, cut down all
before it. Pack your thoughts close together.'
There is a new system of instruction in
France, by which people learn to read in a
remarkable short space of time. It is called
the Lefforian s'ysterm, from Leffore, the inven-.
tor. Twenty four soldiers who never knew a
let,er of the alphabet learned to read fluently
in icss than a month, and one of them read at
the end of the tenth lesson.
An Easter egb for the Spanish i,nfanta,was
recently made in Paris; it cost 20,000f; it
was made of white enamel. On the ineide the
text of St. Math ew, describing the Resurrec
tion, wais enameied, arnd a cock, whe, the egg
was opened, would sing twelve different airs
from favorite op-eras.
An officer, in garrison at Lille, has given a
dinner to some friends, at which the princi
pal dish was the roasted shoulder of a lion,
killed by M. C'haThad, the flavor of highly
pickled wild boar, and was eaben, we bear,
with much relish by the guests.
IMPRTAxT TREAT.-The Columnbian Gov
ernment has granted in perpetuity to the
United States Government the exclusive priv
ilege of usin.g the Panama Railroadl for milita
ry, naval and other governmental purposes,
other nations can only use it comnmer cially.
A writer in the Economist Beige asserts~
that France alone, during the war from 1791
to 1814,.raised and consumed 4,5(T5,000 men.
The conscriptions of Napoleon amounted to
2,270.000.
Benjamin F. Wade, .James R. Doolittle and
Simon Cameron have jointly purchased one
of the gr'eat cotton plantations.of South Caro
lina.
Socakm to old men of the post-to the mid
die -ged of the presc'nt-and to the young of
the future.
A s nert tme is to the rose,. so is good nature
to the'lovely. !il naunre renders the prettiest,
face disagreeable.
In-T." don the-r have i collecs for cooks,
w~hore dilo,ms art' given to assid'ous stu

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