TERMS-$1,50 FOR SIX) -')cbof e.3 10. Cl i . N
MONTHS, IN ADVANCE
VOTLUME I NEWERRY, SC. WEDNESDAY- ESEPT.ER.
IS PUB~1LISITED EVERY WEDNESDAY,
. At Newberry C. H.,
By THOS. F. & R. H. GRENEXER,
EDITORS AND PRorRIETORS.
TERMS, $1,50 FOR SIX MONTHS, EIT,BER
IN CIRRENCY OR IN PROVISIONS.
(Payment required invariably in advance.)
Advertisementsinserted at $1,50 per square, for
Erst insertion, $1 for each subsequent insertion.
-Marr'age motices, Funeral invitations, Obituaries,
id Communications of personal interest charged
CHARLES A. LENGNICK.
No. 133,MEETING STREET, UP STAIRS,
CHARLSTON, S. C.,
AK'ES PLEASURE in infor,ing his old ens
tomers that lie has re-opened at the above
place, where he will constanitly keep on hitu a
full :,ssortnTent of MILLINERY GOODS, which
he wili offer at vevy reasonable prices.
Sept 20 39 4
J. N. ROBSON,
HAS RESCMED THE a
AT HIS OLD STAND,
62 East Bay.
Z PARTICULAR ATTENTION GIVEN TO
the sale of .otton, Flour, Corn, &c., and from 1
long experience.he feels conident of giviag sat
i-faction. lie. wil, also attend to the ECElV
ING and FOLWARDIMG BUSINESS.
Sept 2o 3i9 4
GEO, W. CLA & C,
Importers and WVholesale De.lers in
GROCERIES and PROV IiNS,
NV4ES, ALES AND PORTER.
Ctton, Tar, Re-siu, Rice, &c., &c.,
1Purclhas ed or reccivid.on onignment.
115 Meeting Street,
C-'ARZI STON, S. C.
J ) 1-1 1ir7n:I1-.TC
M1 014'%T -N
slu :s m. -
GR "R- H N TE INRG
(fils, Pniots, Window Gla.ss, &c.
Buitgr hIsteriais, UmAie, &c.
Liberal A:ae Mr olCo nf
imnents of Cotton :1:tl oer Preauce,
to his fricils in :'ew Yo:k,
-Lo ertooi and h ane.
83 H 1asel-S 0eet, hf rletoa,i
(K--Aron : L: I ing's Od Stad.)
K Eg JACKSON
r "AKIES this mrethod of annoneig to his un
me;nrous friende :::l aegaairemeese ini New
berry, that he his esitaliihed lim<:e! ini the city
o)f Colu.nbia, for the purQo.:. ofdon a mercani
ile bu,iness, and expects ~t-a keep constaniy on
hand a choice and sciect stock of FAMILY
IIEDICINES; tozether with -First-Class DRY
GOODS ag GR)CERIES, which he purpos- s
selling at a moderate- audvance above cost. He
respee.fully solicits a .portion of public patron
ate. . aug 30 3s %
Rats at 01(1 Prices.
WILLIAM8 & CGYERT,
116 Meeting Street,
* CHARLESTON, S. C. -
FQrxflerly L. E. Williams & Co., 161 Mbet
Haive resumed their old business of IIATS,
CAPS and STRAW GOODS, at 116 Meetirg
* t., next door to Charleston Ilotel, where they
will be happy to see their old ccstomers, friend
-and public ;:eunrily.
We ale prepared to supply the Tr.ade at OLD
PRJCES. - .
Merchws visiting -the city for the purpoco1o
purchasi, g goods, will do well to'give -us a call.
.L. R..~WILLIAMS, H. -C. COVERT.
* aug 30 364t' ___-_*
James lYL Stocker & Son,
COMMISSION & FORWARDING MERCHANTS,
RJBAGE BURG C. H.. S. S.
PO.MPT attention paid to the purchase of
.1 Cotton aind other Produce, and forwarding
-of Cotton and Merchandise generally.
.J&IEs M.' STeCEER: I - SN-i -H. STOCEER.
aug 29 36 5
DR. J. E, D)APRAY,
OYFFICE on the North side of Main-stitet, for.
inJerly cacupied and k'own, as the Law
Office of G. G. I>eWalt, Esqr. -
Dr. Dapray is now prepared to perform all ope
rations at the OLD PRICES for CA'-H or its
equivalent. ,Chloroform'administered when de
Newberry, June.1, '65.
EDWARD S. BAILEY,
Watchmaker aird Jeweler.
.J AS resumed business in the wooden build
ing, (the old stand,) on Main-street, op
posite Martin's Hotel.- -
All work executed with despatcIr, and war
ranted, as formerly. July 26 tf
Applcations for Pardon and Govern~
I Am prepared to draw up applicitions for par
iscopi, in ca es arising und.:r the exceptions n
the amnesty proclamation ; obtain the Goyer,
nor's approval, and forward ibem through the
proper Departments- in Washington, by a. distini
guished l..al firm in that city.
Also to prosecute. all claims against the Gen
e -3 L. . .TONES.
Extra Chewing Tobacco,
_j1 ARSHALL & BROTIER have just received
as fine an article of Chewing- Tobacco as
has ben for sale in this market within the last
four 'ears. Call and try it.
SEGARS, which have been pronounced by
judges, as good as any.
Sep 6, 37-tf.
700 Yds Welsh Flannel,
WIDE, ~' wool and can be sold at a less
.4 4 price -...olesale or retail, than at any
other house m the State. The attention of
'Wholesale dealers in particular is called to this
advertisement. Stop at MARSHALL & BIO.,
and see for vourselves.
Sep. C, 37-tf.
T1E have on band a large Stock of Hardware,
Y V consisting of many articles which are
quite necessary for builders, and as we wish to
carry on the Dry Goods busiiess exclusively, Afl
will sell off Qhe entire stock at. as low a figure as
they ean belaid down here from New York.
MARSHALL & BROTHER.
Sp. 6, 37-tf.
ST received at MAIZ1ALL & BRO., a nice
assortment of Dry Goods, and Dress Goods
of Jifferent prices and textures, al.m, brown and
Jackonet, Swiss, cheelled and dotted Musliis
Ocoar.se and tine qualities,.Brilntes,"B E" Diaper,
and Irish Linen from the best makers.
-Se "P. (,, 3 7- t f.
ozld e1c attention to our Fancy Goods
, wA hich we have 0lite I vari'ty, calcu
iated to uleQe the taste ofyouno and old, rich
SMARSIALL & BROTHER.
Sep. (11 ~-t f. ______
LA IE DRESS E,Onn,
TPHE sub;crihtr takes pleasure in inforwing
t his numeront customers and friends that
he has jud arrived with a choice nd beautiful
comprising everything in the general line of Dry
Goods &e. Bu-idcs wlch 'Le has a iine assort
Together wih a General Stock of
All of whic'h will be disposed of at most reason
Jobbers and coantry' merchants wtil find it to
their. adv.antage to call on mae a.d examine my
sock. M. FOOT.
JACOB SULZBACHdER, & C0
F'ormnerly Fo~ot & Selzbacher,
COLUMBIA, S. C.
70OULD respectfully inform the citizens of
Newherry', and up coutry genrerally, that
they keep alwsas on handl a well selected and
general assortmenut of GOODS, and now by the
htest irrportation, can show. a nrost inviting
Of~ Varieties and Styl2s.
GENTS YiARbf Att KINDs1
BUUT8 88nE8 4& H ATS3.
And-a genera1 assortment of
In addition to which is a large STOCK of choice
-THE above enumerates only the general lead
ing articles, and an examination of our STOCK
is requested by all pcers9ns' visitin~g..columbia.
Country Merchants and Jobbers will find it much
to their advantage to give us a tall before pur
J, SUJLZBACHER, & CO.,
-Washington, Columbia, S. C.
Sep. Ase,lySt,7-wentlf. n
Laurensville Femiale College,
'UT ILL open Monday,- September 25. The
SV acolstic year consists of two Sessions
of twenty weeks, each.
Tuition in Primary department, per session$lI2.00
" " .Academny " 8.00
Incidental Expenses " 1.00
Music on Piano,3lelodcon, or Guitar " 25.00
Use of Piano " 5.00.
Drawing and Pair.ting -" 15,00
Boar ding, including lights & washing " 62.50
Payments in adv.4.ce, Specie or its equivalent.
Apply to Dr. John W. Simpson, President,of'Bd.
Trustees; or to FERDINAND JACOBS.
Sept. 6-37-6t Presidenit of College.
Office-. &aO.- R. R.
.NEWBERRY, S. C., Sep. 4, 1865.
LL REIGHTS will bQ received-at this De
ohrpot" and shipped without pre-payment, for
ohrthan Way.Stations. Freight to Way ta.
tions must be pre-paid as heretofore.
The Company cannot coleg other than theit
own Freight over the Roadj nor be responsible
for cotton aftcr Icas ing the -cars.
JOHN B. LA5SALLE,
Sc" 6._ -t Gcn't Sup't.
Cokesbury Ditrict, .S. C. Conference.
FOURTH ROUND, IS65.-REVISED.
Ma'pleton circuit, Mt. Tabnr, Sept. 9, 10; An
derson station and circuit, Septe'mbo- 16,
17; Edgefield Ct., Hlrmony, Stpt. 23, 24;-Pen
dleton c't., Zion, Sept. 30 and-Oct 1 ; Butler c't..
Bethlehem, Oct 7 8 ; Pickens c't., Smith's Cha
pel, Oct 14, 15 ; bbeville c't., Shiloh, Oct. 17
Cokesbury ct., Andrew's Chapel, Oct. 19;
Laurens e't , Bethlehem, Oct 21, 22; Niney-sIX
c't. and Upper Saluda. Ri-er Mis., Rehobolh,
Oct. 23; Newherry sta'ii., Oct. 27, Newberry
c't. and Lowcr$aluda River Mis, Oct 2R, 29.
SIDI H. BROWNE,
- Presiding Elder.
As the Annual Con'erence meets _Nov. 1st., I
have changed, as will be seen, the time of the
quarterly conference of Newberry sta., Abbeville,
Ninety-six and Cokesbury eas.
S. 11. B.
Swl Auction Saleso
I will sell, on the first Monday in October next
.t.1o o'clock, a. in., at the residence of Mrs. Mc
Laren, I set of Parlor Furniture, consisting of 2
Tete-a-Tete's, 1 mirror, 2 card tabics, music stand,
what not,.2 arm chairs, I doz mohair stuffed-feat
chairs, 2 large sofas, 1 hands:m dining table,
1 doz'cane seat chairs, 1 wire safe, I work taile,
1 rockin- chair, 2 bedsteads, 3 bureaus, wash
stands, cane seat, chairs, kitchen furniture, and
many other articles.
Also, at privatte sale, a handsorie rose wood
Piano, 7 octaves. If not zold,at private sale,
will be sold auction, at the above time. After
this sale I will sell at m)e auction ioom, in W. G.
Maves' old stand, an excellon, sewing machine,
pitcher, bowl, bolster, churn, rocking chair, stouc
jrs, small stove with piping, and 1 box tobacco.
.....M In front of Court House,
1 Excellent iron axle-tree wagou, 2 mules, 2
borses, L strong buggy.
Unlimited property will be received up to'12.
o'clock on sales-day in October. . I % ill sell in
the country at any time when called on. I have
an e:eellent aucLion room, W. G. Mayes' old
sept *IL T 1. H.T_INA R.
The subscifler ciLers for sale, iu the toi%n of
Frog Level, the following property, viz: a dwel
I ng huuse, containing eight rooms and six fire
I places, and a good kitchen under the same roof.
The h6use stands upon twelve acres of ground
in the finest cultivation,'six acres of which is like
a garden spot. On this lot besides the dwell'ng
is ar arge warehouse, in first rate repair, Also,
two good store houses, on separate lots,. n hich
will be sold separately or together.- The. n h>l
of.this property lies within ninety yards of the
Railroad. The dwelling will admirably suit for a
Hotel, or for a private residence. the above
property wjil be sold low, anl sUch a n indlcv
inent is seldom offered to *e pblic, but r.s I am
I determined tq sell it will be w-l for parties dis
-Posed to purchase tQ apply e;nly. Application
for particulars may Ie itade to Gen. 11. Fl. Ki
nard and t. Edito.r of the Ne-rberry Herald.
Ladles' Card Factory, at Greenwood, 3. .
At*a recent meeting of said Society, held nn
the Ith of Sept. 18.5, it was - agreed( upon, Pn 6
I 1otiec is herebj given, &Lt the b)uSineC_ss,o1 the
Factory has~ ce-ased, and ordered that the Ma
chires, E'gine, liouse and lot, and ajppartenian
be SOLD D.AT M'CTION,
on.the premises, on Wednesb:y, the 4th day of
Vet. next, at 12 oclogh, on a credit till 1st of
Janualry next. A meeting 0f the society is ap
poin,aed to be h-;lId- in Greenwood, on the first
Wednesdav- in Januar f next, at 10 o'clock, a.nm.,
at v;hich time and 12nce the proceeds of sales
and funds on haud, will be applied to the eduIca
tion of needy orphans of taie soldiers who have
died, or beetn kidledin the war, unless othcrwi.e
directed by the society.
.By order of the Society,
sept 20 3t J. R. TARRANT, Sec. L. C. 1-.
Leather for SaIe.
I IJAVE .EST.ABLISHED IN TUE TOWN OF
NEWBERRY, one of the best TANNERIES
in the State, and have LEAThiER OF ALL
KINDS FOR- SALE, OR .EXCHANGE FOR
HIDES AT MARKET PRICE FOR CASH. II
will Tan,Dress an.d Finish hlides oti Shares of ore
Half for the Other,'or half of the Market Value
of the Leather at the time it is d'eivered. -I will
purchase Hides at the Highest Cash Prices.I
will continue businnss at the Uierfiehl Tannery,
the same as heretofore, u't il tlhe 27th day of Nov.
next, at which time my . lease expires, unless I
shall be able t'o Tan and remove the Sto k in
that yard before that time. 411 ide. will ic re
ceived hereafter at the New YariI. ,I hope all who
have heretofore patronized me will continue to
do so, and any others isho may feel -willing.
Thiose who have sent Hides to ihe Uierfield Tan
nery wili receive their Leather at myz new yard. I
have as good Curriers and Tatnners as ar-e in the
State.- I will PurThase or Exchange Leather fot
Tallo3w and Bark at the. IIighest Cash P'riees.
813 -R, B. IIuLMAN.
- COLUMIA, CO.C.,et.11 1fr5.
--AMrinning a daily line of
Columbia to Kingsvil!e. Leaving
Columbia every day -at 19 a. in., connect
ing dth train -at Kingsville 9 o'clock p. m.n
Returning, leav~e Kingsville on the arrival of :he.
train. I bave a-RELAY OF HORSES half way.
S - W.M. BECK 11A M.
QP Newberry IHrald and Greenville Enter
prise copy four times and scud' bill to PhIocrsix
TBHE g.ood BRITISH BARQUE MELBOURNE
Ca,t. Fish, having a part of her Cargo rea
dj' and going onboard, will have dispatch, for
freight, apply to
GIBBES & Co.
G. & Co. will naake advances on Cotton, to
thir friends in England or New York'.
sept 20 30 3t
L OST, a Dote for EL,EVEN IIUJNDRED(-1 100)
DOLLARS, on M. Winstock and D. 0.
Hawthorn, surety, payable to J. C. Vaugban or
bearer, dated about 16th Matcl1861S. The pub
lic are hereby warned against trading for said
nte. M. W. ROUSEAL.
Sept 20 39 3
* State M Yoney,
VTIRG1NIA, Tennessee, I'lorida, Alabama,
VGeorgia, North -Carolina, South Carolina
State Bank Bills wanted by the subscriber, for
which he will pay cash. '- A. UARRIS.
WEBB & LOVELACE
HAVE JUST RECEIVED
St9c Off Fliy & Sap V8a00s
Which they expect to .dispose of in 15 days,
fro.a the simple fact that their motto is "Quick
SAles and Smaill Pro;its." -
Our Goods consist ir. part of
Ladies *nd Gents BOOTS and SHOES-a msg
~Ladies and Gents HATS -an endless assort
Choice Cheese, throe pounds for a do!lar.
Handsome Shirts, various kinds.
S:pcrior Wrought Iron.
CALICOES, Lo!g Cloth, Homespun, Liner,
Towe'ing,.Osnaiur-, Spun Threa'd, Ladies Tuck
Comb, Il-ndkerchiefs,- Suspmers, Crarat.,
Ribbons, Ladies Cuffs and Col!,rs. Paper Collars,
Hotey, Uair -Pius, TOble Cloths, CUtton Cards,
Wco, Cards, Unbrellas, Buttons, Shoe T.riead,
Shoe Strings, Twine, TLhiales, Seissors, Violin
TOBACCO, Scgnrs, a choice lot, Pipes.
Invoice.su,erior CROCKERY. Trunks.
SUGAU, Coffo, Tei, Boston Biscuils, etc.
LIQUOES, WINE6, etc.-Brandy, Whiskey,
Claret, Port , Schnapps, Le~mon Syrup,
PA]N KILLER, -oz4odont, for the Tecth, etc.
STARCI,- So:p,. Candles, MatcheIs, 1olasses,
TKNIVES,'nivcs and Yorks, Spoons,
Files, Pad Lecks, Nails, (fim Caps, Axes, Frying
Pans, Sifters, Waiters, Hoes, Horse Vollars-i
fl!achingndB3rushes,Taeks Clothes Lines,WNhists,
Looking Glasses, Watcheys, A.Ils.
FINRI T - BLE SALT, Nat-neg, Spice, Ginger,
Pepper Sauce, Pickles. Mustard, Castor Oil,
Swect Oil, Blueing, Blue Stone, Indigo, Madder,
Alum, faltpetre, Logwood, Suiph:r, Sal Soda,
Gum Arabic, Coppera., Epsan 6alts., Alko one
barrel choice Potash.
13ROOI!S and Buckets.
TO11T SIAP, Cologne, Extracts, romades
Castile Soap, Combs and Brushes.
SL ATES, Pencils, Memorandum Books, Muci
rge, Pocket Dooks, Ii, Lead Peineil, Pens,
Yaper and Envelopes, Tooth Dru.shes, Pocket
Combs, and a thousand and one articles, which
our frieids and the public are invited to examine.
Sept 2o 39 3 .Store under "'Hera1d" Odce.
AT THE OLD STAND
.O'OSITE filE COUilT HOu,8E,
Would call attention to the fact, that havin
busi"ess, lie wil sovn be ptepred to nez ta
warits pf the citizens of Newberry and vicinity.
The services of cotnpet workmcn having been
scurcd, he -will be ab'e to furnish
Of superior ma~ke and quality.
SADPDLES AN'D BRIDL$8,
Of evcry valiety, 1 ept on hana Together with
Whips and ilaruess Findings,
Of all kinds.
Orders for Harness, or any work in this linc,
it will be well to send in early.
T.getlier with the above will be found a most
beautiful article of
*FRENCl L.EATHER VAUSES,
Suitable especially for the Ladies,
And a vari-ety of o.ther style.s of VALISES aind.
CAR'ET BAGS, suitable for any body.
A continuantion~ of that patronage, so liberally
extenlded in the past, is respectfully solicited.
sept 20I 39 tf 'IENRY BLEASE.
r HIE Suscriber respectfully..informs his nume
Irous friends and old custonmers, that lhe has
again r'esumned busineps at
The. Well-kiowi Store,
..OPPOSITE THlE COURT HOUSE,
where ho will take plea.sure in seeing and waiting
upon them. Every article usually fotund in a
wll be kept on band or MANUFACTURED TO
ORDER, at reasonable pri:-es, and .t he most
expeditions and work-manlike faanner, having se
ered the services of reliable and ~comnpetent
workmen. .Tail~adies are also informed that he
WILL MAKF, TO ORDER~ ALL KINDS OF
In connection with the abor-o, can be founda
variety of useful articles in the-.
HOUSE FURlNISHING UINE
Thankful for past atronage, he caly asks an
examination of his t stock to be certain of
a continuation. UENRY ELEASE.
S 2039 tf -
A PPLICA TION will be made to the Legisla
2.L ture of thigState at its next sitting, for an
amendment of the charter of the Greenville &
Columbia R. R. Co., so as to authorize a change
in the location of the-road bet ween- Frog Level
and Columbia. --
ALL persons a% warned from trading for a
Anote given to Jas. McCulioch by Win.
Smmer, and endorsed ' by Ihnry Summer,
Thos. Holloway and .- Folk, for $1400, said nate
having b-ecu- Io.t.
s~pt. JOUN W. McCULLOCOH.
A new Proclamation by the President.
WASuINGTON, S-pt-iber 14.-It is, asserted
that another amznesty>roclamation will joon be
issued bv President Johnson. Tke manliness
with whioh the S6:4hern people hav4 submitted
to the conditions jimposed oa them by the for
tunes of war, as well as thg condition of-that
section, has decidvd the P resident on issuing an
other amnesty proclairnation, broad and generous
in"its provisions. lie knows the people of the
South, and is saislied that they will act in good
faith %ith the Federal Government. This is also
rendered necessary b,Y thi vast number O'f peti
tions for pardon, which have accumulated ;q that
extent that it would require years to examine
them. It is probable, too, that it.will have been
hastened, to soieext ent, by threats of impeach
ment by the radicals; for Andrew. Johnson,
w!'en angered, is not only obstinate, but dogma
tic, Ile hates seceSsion, but has a contempt for
The change in the policy as to abandoned
lands, out of which the agents of the Freedmen's
Bnreau expected to make fortunes, was a bonb
slich into the radical can. It was a scheme for
gigantic plunder, and so Soon as the .President
was informed of iis pracical working, he caused
to be6 issued the order which-restores property to
its lawful owners. Ther&can be no confiscation
without due procers of law. The President
stands by the Constittftion.
The radicals of the Butler-Wilson school, who
thought they could niould Andrew Johtison to
their bold, bad s:hemes, are hitter and revenge
ful over'their discomfiture. They will wage war
relentlessly on the Executive, but the people will
sust dia him in A the measures which will pro
duce complete restoration, and consequently the
DUTY OF SOUTUERN CONVENTIONS.-We endorse
the fcllowing froam the reniarks of the Natchez
C,ouricr upon the Converjion now in sessien ia
the State :
"The worl for the Convention seems simple
enongh. The very fact of the election of Dele
gates to a convention called for su.ch purpose an
avwed, is a declaration by the people that they
accept the terms offlered by tht President and
wish to resume their duties as citizens of the
United States. Compliance with these *terms
consists simply in faithfully supporting the Con
stitution and the Union, and quaranteeing free
dom to the negro. The first part of the condi
tion is complied with, or rather the evidenee of
su -h compliance is given, by each ind-vidual, in
taking the amnesty oath ; and the second part is
all that is*left for the Convention to fulfill. This
is short and simple-there is nothing in it that
ought to occupy the Convention more than two
days from the day of its organixa-tioh. Therf
4eed be no review of our late past. Every man
remembers enough. - No good can come from
decl,1mations and speeches about "negro suf
Trage," or anything relating to the future of the
negro, except the rmther of freedom. All d.
cussion rebuing to aught else but Vhe work in
hand can n.ot,.by any possibility, accomplish any
thing but positih harm." -
"1e that hath knowledge spareth his words.'
SYNATOR SVM nt's SPEEcn.-The Rupublican
State Convention of Massachusetts, which assem
bled yesterday in W6rcestbr, selected Mr, Sena
tor Svmmer as its presiding officer. He acepted
the opportunity to deliver a speech which, if less
that the rebellion is only disarmed, and not crush
ed ; that sl:derv is only dead in name, and not
in fact, and urges the cecessity of guarantees for
the fre-edmen and the creditors of the nation. Mr
Sammnrer contend4 that t'he dovernment has the
powcr, to'esta)lishm tlfese guarantees, and that
Congress has pler.a y powers over the whole
subject. IIe assas that the, emancipation of
the gegro is t~ eomnilete, and that "equality. js
the-master pr-incipatl of the system ;" or, in plainer
terms, that a n.egso is as go6d as a white man, if,
indeed, -not better, as the honorable Senator
aver-s, that hie won't trust the wihite men of the
South and is will:ng to trust the negro. On
these propositions he professes his determination
to fight thc battle out. This is, doubtless, the
programmne of.his faction, which is preparing to
renew their ass-tults on the Cons\itution and true
interest-s of the notion. His speech ismutoro im
portant in this se'nse than as .an intellectual ef
fert.-New York News.
MAItr.TAGEs AMtoNG THE'FREEDMEN AND FREED
WoMEN.-The ANs'-ant Commissioner of Freed
men for South Carolina has issued an .order rela
tive to marria.-es among freedmen and Freedwo,
men, froam which we clip the following regula'
1st. The marriage of all parties liring together
as husband and wife at the time of obtaining
their freedom, or solemnized sioce obtaining it,
will be acknowledged as legal and binding.
2d. All parties whose marmiages were only a
mttuul 'igreemnent between themselves, with nc
public form or ceremoeny, are required -to have
their marriagezs confirmed by a minisfer, and ob
tain a certificate of the same.
.3d. No par ties having agreed - to enter the
marriage relation Will be allowed to live togethem
as husband and.- wife'until their marriage h:u
beer legglly solemnized.
4th. All parties claiming to have been niarried,
but sep:rated -by slavery, and having no certiti
cate of their marriage, must obtain -from som<
society or churcoh a pemit for t'heir reunion, be,
fore thiey will be allowed to life together a hus
band and vai
Toort%he entirely Withdrtwn frong the Sor.th
It is.understood in Washington, that it is con
templlated by the President to entirely withdran
the troops from the South, in a short time, lear
ing the States lately in rebellion to' re-organiza
tion on the basis of civil government, precisel2
as they stood befcre the late war,, with- the ex
cptionm of sla.er/. This policy is' said to hav4
arisen through the good sense of the leadin;
Southern men themelves, in accepting the pre
sent position of afnirs, as disclosed in the inter
view between President Johnson and a consider
able deputation of their leading men, at th4
White -House, the other day. Thus, the lati
slave St ates wiil have hardly a soldier left amo6r
theni, save sach as may b'e required- to. garrisor
the several forts; and.those, as iti the Northert:
States, will~be r&tained in active service only for
the pur-po.se of mteeting any emergency that may
arise frean the action of foreign powers.
TrAv,tNG SHEEP-SKIs WITH TIHE 'WOCI. oy.-1
-hav-e a.t scru.e time or other seen in'the Coun.tr
Gentlmnan, a receipt for tanning sheep skini
with tlhe wool on. If you lhave it at hand please
.nulish it, and you will confer a great .benefit or
many of our subscribers. [J. 0., Frederick CQ.,
Md.} "Take one tablespoonful of alum and tw'e
of saltpetre ; pulverize well and mix to'gether
thoroughly. Spriokle this~ powder ulion' the Elebb
side of the skin and fold together with t.he wool
eut ; hang up in a cool place.~ In two or three
days, as soon as dry, take down, scra~pe the fiesh
side with a blunt edged knife till clean. This
comnpTetes ~e process. Such skins make. excel
lent saddle overs.E
Hi-:m IMIrIanATO.-The stresur continues
to fiow-dyriz:g the first three weeks of the past
month, 17,000'Ypassengers arrived at New Yoi-k;
mstly Germnans, Swiss and Poles, and yet.there
'is no diminution, as tlie European ports are filled
to overfPMing wjith emigrants. M!ost of these
aiin~ ra- u little rnital with t.htm.
Proclamation bl the Presideilt.
WASHINGON, August 29.-The following
proclamation wA issued this afternoon :
By the President of the -United States of
Whereas, by my proclamation of the Itl
and 24th of June, 1865, removing restrictions,
in part, upon internal, domestic and coastwise
intercourse and trade with thos States recent
ly declared in insurrection, certain articles.
were exempted from the effect. of said procla
mations as contraband of war, and
Whereas, the necessity for restridting trade
in said articles has now in a great meadr6
ceased, it is hereby ordered that on and after
the 3d day of September, 1865, all restrictions
aforesaid lie removed, so that articles declared
by the sad. proclamations t6becontraband of
war may be i;pported into and s'd in said
States, subject only to such regulations as the
Secretary of the Treasury may prescribe..
In testimony whereof I have hereuntd set
my band and caused-the seal of the United
States to be affixed.
Done at the city of Washington, this 29th
day of August, in the year of Pur Lord 186.?,
and the independence of the United State? of
America, the eighty-ninth,
By the President
W. H. S12WAtD, Secretary of'State.
DESTITUTION IN CIARLESTON.-The-Pbiladel
phia Inquirer$ublishes the following extract
from a private letter receivd in that city
from a Sister of Charity, dated Charleston,
South Carolina, July 7: -
Many hundreds of the citizens who havs
been accustomed to all the luxuries of life
have been comopelled to sue -for and lve on
Government rations. Even- these have beaa
stopped. Could You but* see these delicate
ladies in houses void of furniture, reduced to
the wash-tub, the cook pot, your heart would
bleed ; still more when you reflect they havo
no means of procuiing the ba're necessaries
of life. A few who were in business before
and during the war are making attempts to
rcgain a footing, but the planting population
around Charleston are destitute ofeverything.
God alone knows the full- tide of misery
which has set in on $ese pe'ple. We see '
part of it but not.all. S-ill, if we were inade
the medium of alsistance to themia, we could
reach the bulk. We invite the co-operation
of your citizens in this work for the relief of
these people, who will inevitably die of star
vafion if not assisted. This is a cause of hu
manity, therefore persons of all opinion.may
unite in i.
I hope this appeal will not be in vain, and
that you will be able to forward, ere long,
proofs of the good will of your city foi suffe
ing wherever fouud.H
SISTER M. HELEN,
Convent of our Mary, Charfeston, S. C.
Letter from Gen. Joseph L Johnson.
MECKLINGBURG CoUMir, VA.,
July 17, 1865,
You ask my "riews of the future course
it,ure Ite Ureats.o us ab." Othe case is
so plain that very little can be said or written
upon it.- We of the South referred thf que
Lion at issue between us and the United States
to the arbitrament of the sword. Theelecision
.has been made-and it is against us. We
gnust acquiesce in that decision, accept it as .- --
firnal, and recognize that Virginia is again one
of the United States. Our duties and interests
coigido. We shall consQlt the one and -per
form the other lif doing all we can to .pro
mote the welfare of .ur .neighbors and kin
dred, and to r-estore the prosperity of -the
[country. We should at once commence the*
Idudies of peaceful citizens by entering iip.on
some useful pursuit, qualifying ourselves to
vote if possible-and at the polls our votes - -
should be cast for conservative men-men
wh~o understand asnf will maintain the ifter
eits of Virginia as onego'fthe United States.
*This is the course which I kave recommeb-.
I-ded to all those with whom I have conversed
on the subject, and is is that which I have
adopted for mwyself'as far as practicable. V!erg
truly yours, J. E. JOHNSTON.
EIGnT HouR SrsTx.-The question of- ar
king eigbt hours a day's. work, is engaging,
considlerable attention just how in vKrious
Lquarters. Last winter the:subject was con
sidered by a join~t committee of the Massachu
setts Legislature, and the result was a -unan
'imnous report in favor of the eight- hour rule.
The Legislature authorized Goyernor Andrew
to appoint a commission to pursue and itives
tigate the subject further, and report .to the
ntLgislature. it is claimed by the friends -
0f the mo3vement that the increased skill ef
labor, and die Inventdon'of so many labor-sat
ing machines, gives ground for elaimin;a re
duction of the number of hours to begi*n t4o
daily toil, and the corresponding incregse of
-trime to be devoted to regregtion 4.pd dac~
Three thousand one b unldred ail ~eightf"ne
persons lost their lives, an.d nine. hddred and
-thirty-five othei' ersoi1s,suift:ed bodly injuries
-by accidents,'epan American railroads or steam
boata, or by explosiens of'powder magazines, or
-the fall of buildings, in America,.during the pe
riod between the cdose-of the war for the~-Union
and the 31st ultimDo-just five months. These
figures, supposng the whole 'year to present a.
similar record ; would give a total of seven thou
sand six hundred and4 thirty-two deaths, and two
thousand two hundred and forty-four persons
- wounded within the space of . year.*
A ypung lady from Clinton County, Kentucky,
who recent.y gave evidenee inJAbe Ferguson trial,
informs thei NAshville Disj5atch this betwen her
jfather's residence arid Albany, a distan'e of fouir .
miles, thickly settled, presents apunbrokenstring
Iof widows, young and old, all of them made so
by the indepe.dent warfare carried on in that
section on both sides.
A Wcgtern msical cii say .hat Mr. Ior
gan, the organist, "can dig, kick, tramp, pull,
thump, jerk-and jam more music out of the bow-.
els of that instrumnent than- we e ver supposed wa*
M. F. Maury. the distinguished savan, has b'esa
the National Observatory at Mexico.
Th'e Louisville Journal ays able-bodied ne
groes are said to be selling in Texas at twelve
and ahalf eents a dozen.
. President Jdhuson is blamed for the speed with
which he,'pardons. The President decla.res that -
.Speed has nothing to do with it.
A ToAs.-Wiman: :she requires no euilogy
--she speaks fbor herself.
The cholean ha hmkcn Out t, innoA. -
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