ANACT T PA
T. Be' it enafcted int the Sew& rawl He rr
Pepresentativ, w mwt awIl iii:;;(,;it Jr(i
Assembily, andha air: r 3x Ta
the Executive Deparanent of thz I h
declared to consist of, tie J*!o\i:z olletr, that
is to sav: The G iv,.-o avr ' an:-Gover
nor, the Secreta-y of tic 'tiheTrasurer of the
State of South C0;olina, am. ,e Attorney-Gen
eral and Solicitors.
TIHE CoV EIR-N 0 '- TA F ST. r:-: I'r m c:, :ONn.
II. The Governor h ba a Prvate
Secretary, to b- poited .y h h ha re
cei"oan'zi1.a al Sa;'ry to be 1i Y b G.en
eral Asseniblv, and whose duly h
the direction of the Governor, to keep an ccu
rate record and minute, under pr,)per d es of
ill transactions, opinions, and ot!xr oeil a it.t
ters and acts occurring diiing hs per -f o
fce, which said record and in41ute . :ao , Undi
certain restrictions, be open to the i ion of
the members of the General Asembli ihe
Governor shall be turnished with a iale of
flce, to be called the Executive Chanber, iA
which all petitionu, niemoriis, letters, :d a;l
other o6cial papers and docni iits al*,-0-.r;- to
Or rceived by hin shall he ne:hmi a!!v ar
ranged and kept, with proper indexes tiherefor.
He shall keep a proper record in opo.r hoz
of all hs messages to the General A1semb!l, of
all applichtions for pardon made to him, of all
such par;oo! as may have been granted by him,
and of all comninications to tihe General Assenm
bly relating thereto ; of all bills presented to him
in obedience to the provision of the Consti:ution,
and of all objections he may make to aniv o
them; of all tficial conunun:izcat1ons, proelima
tions and orders issuing from Lis ollice; and of
all other matters which the Governor may think
it important to preserve. The Governor shall
be entitled to receive out of the public Treasury,
as a compensation for his services, the sum of
thirty-five hundred dollars for each year.
III. The Lieutenant-Governor shall be entitled
to receive out of the Publie Treasi;ry, for eis ex
pences during his attendance on, going to, and
returning from the General Assenibly, 'en dol
lars for each days attendance, a.d twemy ents
for every mile af the ordinar- ro.te of travel be
tween his residence and the capital, or other
place of sitting of the Gcneral Asseu:bly, both
going and returning.
TE Si:CrETART OP TRE STATF.
IN. The Secretary of State shall, d:ing the
absence of the Governor from Columbia, be rlaced
In charge of the records and papes in the Ex
ecutive Chamber. le shailt, as soon as practica
ble, collect, deposit and keep in Columbia all the
books, records and papers heretofore kept and
deposited ia Charleston shall be removed to Co
lambia, under the direction of the Genera As
aeeibRy, he shall keep a deputy in Charleston in
'harge of the same as heretofore. He shall re
ceive the same salary, discharge the samo duties,
and be subject to the same liabilities as are now
provided by law.
V. That the persons now h,tding the offices
of Commissioners of the Treasury shall continue
in office and discharge the same duties hereto
fore required of them by law, until the expira
tion of the terms for which they were respec
tively elected; and that upon the expiration of
the tprm for which the person comnmonliy called~
Treasurer of the Lower Division has been eieet
ed, the duties imnposed and the rights conferred
upon him shall hereafter be imposed upon and
vested in the person holding the office common
ly called the Treasury of the Upper Division, uin
til the expiration of the term for which he has
been elected, for which additiona! duties hereby
thrown on him he shall receive the sum o: six
teen hundred dollars, ineluding the hire of one
or more Clerks each vear, besides thec sum now
allowed to him~ as Treasurer of the Division
lately known as the Upper Division, and shall
enter into a bond of sixty thousand do!!ars with
two or more sureties, to be approved by the Gov
ernor, conditioned for the faithful performain ce
of the duties of his officee, and at the expiration
of his term of office an officer shoAl be elected to
be called the Treasurer of the State of South Car
olina, who shall, before entering on the duties of
his office give bond, with two or more good and
auEient sureties, to be approved by the Gover
nor, with a conditio-n for the faithful discharge
of his official duties, in which he and his sureties
shall be jointly and severa!!y bound to the State
of South Carolina in the penal sum of uinety
thousand dollars. lie shall receive an annual
sum of three thousat?d dollars inclnding the hire
of one or moe 'Clerks, payable quarterly. It
shall be t4he'duty of the Treasurdr, as soon as
may be 'practicable, to collect, deOposit and keep
all the records, books and papers heretofore be
longing to the Treasurer of the Upper Division
and to the Treasurer of the Lower Division in
his offiee at Columbia ; to receive all the assets
and other property of the State in the possession,
power, custody or control of the said Treasurers
of the Upper and Lower Divisions, and to give
proper acquittances therefor. All payments
made by the Treasurer shall be either directly
by the treasurer or by draft or cheek upon the
Bank of-the State of South Carolina or its branch
es, or any depository of the treasury. Hie shall
diseharge all the duties, and be subject to all the
liabilities heretofore provided by law for the
Treasurers of the Upper and Lotver Divisions.
i9 TTO15EY-GENERtAL A%'D soLICIToEs.
I. The Attorney-General and solicitors of the
several Circuits shall continue to be appointed in
the same manner, for the same termt of office,
shall discharge the same duties ; and be subjee t
to:the same liabilities as already provided by
In the Senate house, the twenty-fifth day
of Decemnber, in the year of our Lord one
thousand eight hundred and sixty-five.
W. D. PORTERi,
Presiden t of the Sen/fate.
.C. H. SINTON,
Speaker Hlouse of Represeiauves.
Approved: JAxEs L. URR.
AN ACT TO REGULALE THlE DISTILLATION OF
T. Be it enacted by thte S&uate (and Ilouse of'
Rpreentatires, ntow met and sittin g in Gene
ral Assembly, and b'y the authority of the
same, That hereafter it shall he unlawful for
any person in this State to be engaged in the
,detiilation of spirituous liquors from or out
at any grain or other substance, except raw'
-srhtn and the.ordinary fruits in their sea
son, withouxt a license therefor fr-om the Com
missioners of Public Buildings of the Di
trict in which such peson shall be so enga
II. That before the license htereinbefor
mentioned shall be granted, the person or
persons aipplying for the one snaIl pay into
the bands of Commissibnzrs of Public Build
ings of the District in which such application
shall be made the sum of two hundred dol
lars, on and for each and every still, or other
apparatus used in the distillation of spiri-uous
liquors, except fr-om fruits, aforesaid ; which
license shall not be granted for a longer pe
riod than twelve months.
III. That a violation of any of the provis
ions contained in the Act shall subject the
person so offending to indictment as for a
high misdemeanor, and, upon conviction
thereof, such person shall he lined in a sutn
not less than five hundred nor more than two
thousand dolla:s, and i:nprieoned not less
'than three months nor more than two years;
two hundred aind fifty dollars of which fine
shall goto the prosecater, who shall be a
competent witness on behalf of the State.
In the Senate Ihouse, the twenty--irst day of
December, in the year of our Lord oneC
thousand eight hundred arnd sixty-five.
W. D). POR TER,
Fr!esddent of the Se-nate.
C. I. sDIMt) rUN,
Speirker of the House of Reresetatives.
Annroved :J.v.t: L. O;m.t
C"sim o.11 toa a .
The Sand/y erra says dtches ha
bWen recoivedk mn New Y,rk frmtePac'!'o, Ib:
the ovral rouw, i e cV:nts of i :eh, i
given to ti! p .bliol e e the lnost intensl
GvKr in the i O viol. n ans. money will
in a vcry A ort .pa e of ti:0lo, be brought nt<
Despatches have as.1o been received bv specia
envoy from HeAd Centre St!eve.s, and !o impor
tnt weie te c ie President O'Mahlonv
ha he at ce ordered that they shold be lah
btiore Gen. Sweenev, w:h a v .W to have thei
regerement co:npie wi:'h at o(c'. We are, ib
a poimon th e. e'' call for p,.,:npt am,
decisi ve 1'::n:Te crisi*s: 1, near at hlandl.
Head Genlre :evens is not in j1i, Vor i: !!k
likelv to be for some timw. Tih next, timw ho i:
herd o , it i, v will he in a pozitio:
to dem 1and an exebal2 ( 1): o1. 10 is tk
terminvd, it is said, tima :!wm AR h no kile
as Ar a4 he is conmTned. H1 1 ! tt lN
has n1h t.e Pu my p:t mr aim:s ; tL11itl
1s elong with a !uccess .st
him in throwIng <Awn thea gnaKet. Thm in
has the mnns wIS nS praOp, it h dpoi
trea NAr do 4 no e to - acCcompl I: thed
lIng obje t* i :e, he t.els as e.ident as
that ho live to-day. He s hM enured his gi n:n
eom1j'4d hi mnad cal .1 ate his.ean
Could we co:.Fikelyo g've to the PUhil all weC
kfi:.w on :hi. subjet, the blood of manv wou
r:m iairm, wily that of othis WOUld chr! in
their ve"ins. This much% we can -ay, look out foi
stirrin news from more parts cdf tho world that
one, aln within a 'hort time.. -S'eveni is not im
jail ; lie is where he d-igned zo be, and hope
that the promise o the lip m io l an honest plac
in the hearts of :tl who swore their alegiacnce.
The fo!owiuz is a HA of tle CIlicers of thi.
Fe:ia,i -War Departmentil :
we1 'Cr.or-en2 F c AND STAFF.
X jor-Genen! Thunmas W. Sweeney, as i
k::orn, i--at tle head1 of thWdl Depilirminent.
IlIe has hd egihtl years' practical experienCe
in the U I otaies serv ice. Iis tafT is as ful
lows : iniir-olenera1 C. CarMoll Taevis a
graluite of( West Point, served in the Turlish
army under iner 10sha, in the French service,
in the Crimean campaign and inl the late war.
lie was colonel of cavalry and Hilitary governor
of' 1'a!ti:nore. IIe has 1held ten conniiisions, a1
has several decorations for gallantry in foreign
Colunel Mlhctian was for two yecas conn:eted
with the Unitd States (Coast Survey. lie ia also
a graduate of West Point.
Colond C:i Booking is a gradulate of the 3e
gian Military Acaden, the inventor o the Are
thu.St incendiary shell and hand.] grera de, and a
la:e major of artillery, United States Army.
Major S. Trevel,iav, late chief of* engineers of
Majim-General Logan's st di le served throui
the late war; inventor of the railroad battery,
Colton bridge and wooden mortars, !o eft'ectively
used at the siege of' Vickburg and Mobile as to
be spoken of in the hizhest terms by Lieutenant
General Grant and Major-GenerAls McPherson,
Sherman, Logan, Leggett and Force.
M.jor Euiene J. Courtney, late guartermnster
of Mjor-General Weitzel's Staff. i served
throu1gh.the emtire war in different positions.
Captain W. M. O'Re.lly, late of the Uniited
States Navy, served an ail the naval baittles to
bei opening of the Mississippi and at the. capture1
ot Galveston, Te xas, ini October, ]Sa li Iher heC
as taken prisoner. For the last tnree years, lie
as been connected with the proof and tn pecteon
f powder' at the United States Ord 1 c 'te
al, B3ridesburg, Pennsylvanda.
The Trial of~ Mr, Davis,
The following are the resolutions intro
dced in the House of Representatives on
Tednesday, in regard to the trials for treas
n. They were offered by Mr. Lawrence, of
)hio, and on his own motioln laid on the ta
ble and ordered to the prin tedl for future ac
Reso7rcl, That pub lie jus:tice anid national
ecurity demand that as soon as it may be
racticab!r, Jefferson Davis,a representative
an of the rebellion, should have a fair and
mrpartial trial in the highest apprtpriate
ivil tribunal of the country, for trem - n
Ingrant - n character by him comritted,
in order that the ConsttUdon and the
laws may be fully vindieated, the
ruth clearly established and ntiirmed,
hat treason is a crime, anid that the otfece
ar' be made infamous; and at the 2amle tune
hat the guestion may be j udicially settled,
fially and forever, that no State, of its own
ill1,~has the right to renounce its pliace in the
Reso7led7, That public justice and national
ecui'y (demand that in case of the con.xic
in of~the said Jefferson Davis, the sentence
f the law should be carried into effect, in
rder that the Constitution and the laws may
e fully vindicated and faithfully executed,
nd the truth clearly established that treason
is a critme, and that traitors should be pun
ResoledJ, That in like manner-, and for like
ensns, such of the most culpable of the
hief instigators and conspiirators of the re
ellijon as inay be necessary to satisfy the de
>ands of lublic justice, and furnish security
or the future, and those crminally rePsponlsi
Le for the murdler and starvation ofthie Union
risons of war, should be tried and p)unished
or the high crime of~which they have been
Rcsolved, That justice should. not faii of its
urpose, and that all who are guilty (If or are
esponsible for the amassination of the late
President, and thme gr-eat offenders during the
ecent rebiilon guilty of and r'esponsible for
be mnrder and starvation of' Unijon prisone.rs
f war, as well as those guilty of or r esponisi
e for other unparalleled violat-ions of the
laws oIf warfare, are 'amenable to and should
e tried, convicted and puniished by a ii
arv tribunal authorized by law and sane
ioed hv the common law of war and the
sag'ies oI' civilizal nations, whenever and so
ur aus may ' be necessairy to secure the ends of
J oed, That the Committee on the Ju
uiciary~ be instructed to inquire what legisla
ion, if any3, may be necessary to provide ju
ies for ti ials for treason, for wi ts of error,
nd to carry into eff'ect the pupoe of the
>rgn resolutions, and that said commit
tee report by bill 0or otherwise.
D.ucGn or Too Mre C irotN nm R.u vASn.
0)2: readers will -hiare w'ithI us the su rprise and1
1!esr. le wi th o hieb we iea d th e follo1w:ingI para
rprh fromi the Mon11tIl) oer (A]h.nal) b :;ir.
t sure.ly is rood news to us to hear thiat, so fur
trom thi'e coto e(1 rop provi:g~ to be a failur.e
et year, lhe only danger against which it is
tought necessary to warn the planters 's an
The mania for greenbhacks and the high prices
that cotton has been lately bringing, we fear will
nduce tihe planters of' the Southi to put too much
ad in cottonl next yecar. The ordlinary calculam
tioins of pruidence and soun d reaso1ni ng should
premPonIilh tlhem~ agatinstr s teh a policy.
Why Vis it that ect:cui s!!s at suchl enormious
:-ea now; ? Plainl C EceauSC of its scariIty.
Antd the price w'ill inevttabi: :line as tile pro(
uetiont ineceasec. Messrs. Nei 1, hiolters & Co.,
f New Orleans, well known for the acculraicy of
their st.a tie .s reprig 01 ot((tt ni, (>:I1112 t he11
resent stock of cotton inah I': L12iredStatos, oll
d new evcrop, aLt someit I ig overici twio milin
>alei s. If tis1 be true, whichl we do0 no t doub t t, a
large crop next year' 5:ay four muillion hales,
rottid uinquestionlab!y bring down thle prie to
nt-war' rates. Oni th other h'anid, a crop) ol
half thlat amlounit would probably' not ma.lteri&:lly
eercase the pice. W\ould it not, tlCen0 be bet
er for tU:e nleople of the Soorth to tse onily two
n!ii!ion halhs whiOch would bring thema as mu1!ch
nonv in1 the mtarkets oIf the world as four md
s a 111 (101 11' this. Ililt 1:1 :'gei\ iii the ceror Is.
ceeds would be consumed in the purchase of -ne
Death of Rev. W. A. YcSwain.
The announcement of the death of this dis
tinguihed divine, though his precarious situ
ation was known to many, cannot but carry a
ipang of sorrow to the learts of his many ad
miri~ friends and to t Methodist Episco"al
chtrch at large, of which'he was an eninent
and lOV(di pator.
Our r 6e1ers will remember that, some
ee , Mr. Mcwan, unfortunately,
id i hI,-g broken, byjumping from his bug
, in 'pprension of da-nger fr o an Un
rulhorse. Ile suilercd intensely with the
broken limb, but his physicianls think the
broken bones wouLd have heal- d, had not a
diarbo(ra fell upon hi'm, which running into a
typ 1id d isenter, wt the inflanmation at
ten-ling the fracture, proved more than his
system Could bear, and which terminated fa
tall Y on Monday morning last, about I O'clock.
. 'IcSwain had been an active and etli
cient prent1her for over twenty-five years, hav
inn serve d a an iteneran11t in almos;t every
cornor of this State. IIe was, for a time,
Pi~ingl- Ehler of tic Cokeshury District,
ain! was, at the tine of i is death, an ii.eir
ant preacher on this circuit.
No one, in our knowledge, had a greater
faculty for attaching and retaiing the friend
ship and esteem of men. - his many great
virtues could not, and did lot, fail to attract
hosts of admiriing friends everywhere and
niany will sincere-y mourn his loss % ith his
illmediate family. In his ueath, a great man
in Israzl has f !en, the country has lost one
of its bes t citizens, socety one of its purest
ornaments, and his familv the best of fathers.
In the pulpit, this great a.d good man was at
home, and wa.i ah!e, elopit and convineing.
IHis ITrutation, as a preachcr, was not con
fined by State lines, and whoever had once
!t inder hi.; voico c,uld not forget his fervid,
Zealous eloquce for the s:lvation of souls.
Inl privatk life he was Iot less esteemed. for
he Wa sociabl)e, tendei, Cleef ul, and, at
HIis. bodyv was bnriLd with Vasonic honors
by Palmetto Lodge, of which he was an hon
orable and Iovedl imemniber, in the viilage grave
Yard, or y m la;1IC- t. May our lust end be
like his ; for he fl to sleep sweetly, quietly,
happily, and, we bmieeve, into the arms of
that Mlaster, W11011 he lad so zealouly and
dlevo.itiy servedl. --am! .se///C ceii.
Tiu Sroci oF FjLnuu.-A New York letter
of ThIursday says:
There was considerable trepidation caused
among flour merchants by the revelation that
the amount of flour stored in New Yo:k
amounted to a million of barrels, which is the
larg-st quantity ever in this city at this time
of the year. The informati,n created a gene
ral fear t): t the prices would shortiv decline,
and a dleYire to ship was the consequence.
Many ship loads were offered for Europe, but
the rates demanded by ship-owners wore con
sidered. so hiigh that but few cargoes were
C .u Gasa.-The Salisbury GTaetfe says:
T he c iizns of Salisburv owe their thanks~ to
Colonel Cilley, Superintendant of the Freed
meni's Bureau here, for his felieitous idea in
establishing a chain gang for the negroes.
Mr L. P. O'Neil has been placed in charge of
this gan, and seven or more negroes, who
haeoutraged the laws, may be seen drag
ging their halis and chains, andlaoighr
upon the streets. Col. Cilley seems to be
earnest in his endeavors to prevent crime
amoing the freedmen, and his bureau is one of.
service to the commniity in this respect.
Glen. Milroy has ecid,at Nsvle
Tenn., a collection of human, remains found
stone cofirs made of sTabs, put up in the
saeof a box, without cutn or ewing
and none of them exceeded twenty-fourmiches
inI length, tihe average being fifteen or eight
een inches. There are acres of these graves
at ditierenit pobis, an~d there is not a large
skeleton to be fond.
Rev. Mr. French, lately agent of the freed
men's Butreau, at Charleston, S. C., dlenies
the charges of R1ev. Dr. Bach man, of that city,
that he stole his pictures, beddings and other
things. He says whlatever furniture he had in
his quarters was left in pos.sesion of the gov
ernmnent, whicb i.s responsible for themi. Mr.
French also dienies that he married freedmen
several times over, for the saike of the fees, or
that he ever took fees for more than two of
the many ho married,
STEAM Pn.ow.-The Galve'don News has
been furnished with an account of the new
steam plow recently invented by Robert
Crewzhar, of A ustin. With two hands it will
thioroughly cultivate 120 acres of cotton, in
cluding the breaking up of the soil, and mnch
oth.r necessary wo: k. Corn and wheat may
be cultivated by this machine in a very supe
The following is given as a good specimen
of Western eloquence andi wit :"Where is
Europe compared to America ? Nowhere.
They call .Engla the mistress of the sea.
But what makes the sea ? The Mississippi
m;k'es it, and till we've got to do is to turn
the Mississirppi in to the- 2:ammoth111 Cave aind
the EngzEli navy will be floundering in the.
Marriages seem to be the order of the day.
We have heard of seven within the last two
(days. Millinery shops are running thriving
trades. The ladies are looking lovelier than
ever, w ith the "come and take me," speaking~
from rosy lips, whi!e eyes look love to eves
that speak aznin and the world wags joyous
on.-Cooum Nul, 7th.
The Judiciary of Sonth Caroli na is compo
sed as f.ollows iHon. 1>. F. Unnkin, Chief
Justice ;lHons. 1). L. Wardlhny and J. A. In
'lis Asolate Jus-tices of .\ppeal Courts;
hanr-coors, Honii. W\. D. Johnisoni, of Marl
or o, 11on. 1. I). Lcsesne, of 'Cha-rle'ston
Law Judges, H1on. F. .J. Moses, of Sumter;
Hion. A. P. Aldrich, of Barnweoll ; lion. T. N.
Dawkins, of Union.
A Northern paper says -"A\mong the re
cent acquiisiti'ons in Washington City, is Mrs.
Kingr, of Charleston, S. C., a daugzhter of the
late Jamets L. Pet igra, and tie authoress of
'Busy Moments of an [dle WVoman.' Mrs. King
has been ruined by the wvar, and is now in the
serv ice of the Treasury D)epartment. 11er leis
tire hours are devoted to correspondence with
the ress in Charlestoni and New York."
A. it tle giri ini Pennsylvania was lately re
provedl for playing out (doors with boys, and
infored that being seven years old, ''she was
to i for that now."' But with all imagina
b e inaonce, she replicd: "Why, grandma,
tue biggem -we grow, the better we li-ke 'em."
G~randmia took time to thiuk.
T~here is nothing in military literature or
history compijarale with tihe report of Lieut.
Gen. L. S. G rant. It is more compact than
C aesar, more lucid thani Jomini, imore pun
gent than Napier-. So says the NKew York
THE WEEKLY 11ERALU.
-NEWBERRY, S. C.
Wednesday Mornifg, January 10, 1866.
" Look out for the cross , mark.
Renew your subscriptious.
O Now is the time to subscribe.
r A good time to pay arrearages.
Good motto-pay as you go.
7 Advertise liberally-and gain largelv.
At an election held on Mon, y, for Intendant
and Wardens, the following gentlemen were
Ia0da)t-W. G. Maes.
11'7rdCn-John Coate, Wm. Langford, Jas.
Gauntt, Jas. Crawford.
At a regular communication of Signet Chapter,
No. 18, held on the 11 ult., the following
comp:nions were elected to serve for the ensu
iner Masonic year:
Comnp. JAMES B. DROWNE, m. E. ii. P.
Cump. D. SlEPPARD, K.
Comp. ). JONES. S.
Comp. W. G. MAYES, C. H1.
Comp. J. B. EDWARDS, P. S.
Comp. C. BLACK, R. A. C.
Comp. E. C. SMALL, G. . aId V.
Comp. T. DUCKETT, G. 31. 2d V.
Comp. R. S. WIIALEY, G. M. Ist V.
Comp. J. LARKIN 1, Secretary.
Comp. N. B. KNOX, Treasurer.
Comp. W. C. JOINSON, SentiCl.
At a regular Communication of Amity Lodge
No 87, A. F. M., held on the 4th ult., the follow.
ing brethren were elected toserve for the ensuing
Bro. W. G. MAYER, W. M.
13ro. M. J. JENKINS, S. W.
l"ro. E. (IRISTI.AN, J. W.
Bro. N. 1 KNOX, Treasurer.
Uro. JAMES LA RKING, Secretary.
Bro. J. 0. PEOPLES, S. D.
Bro. WV. KI1N D,-I
13rr WK'ND ?Ste wards.
Bro. R. H. GlFNE2KER,Stwrs
. V. C. JOINSON, Tiler.
The "ills House.
By reference to card it will be seen that this
popular hotel is re-opened. under the eficient
mangement of Mr. Joseph Purcel!, long con.
nected with the establishment,assisted by a corps
of gent!en.n who will do credit to any house.
From a ::otice in the Courier, we learn that it
has beii entirely and handsomely refitted, at a
cost of 5(,(00. The ladies ordinary, 65 by :2
feet, with a ceiling of 18 feet, has been refitted
w ith su rpassir:g heauiity and gran de ur. The
wh~ ole number of roomns in the Mills House, is
two hundred and fiftyv. and have each undergone
most thorough repairs and emnbellishimecnt, and
that lo tin. inl tpin ofe'omfort, convenience and
elegance has been left undone to render it as of~
ol, one of the finest hotels in the South. To
gether with the polite assistants, Messrs. Geo'. B.
Wel's, and C. B. Burhans, already well kno-in
to the travelling public, have been added the ser
vices of Messrs. 1B. C. Webb and T. Sterling,
pleasant and agreeable gentlemen. Our friend
T. P. Slider is also connected with the establish
nment, thou:.h in what capacity we are uninform-.
ed. Sumila it he is a host within himseIf.
PLANT PnovismoNs.-Thie Columbus 6:quirer
thinks that one of theC greatest dangers before
the South is the rnl its thea?- ms .
negIeof ife Thising of provisions an d devot e too
nmuchi attention to the plaint.ing of cotton.
There Is too munch reason to believe the d inger
app?ehenided w il be realized to a great ex:ent.
TLe evil which will result from such a course n~ ill
We gaither the folludn lg it.teresting items from1
a recent lettre by "Leo," the able Washington
correspondent of tihe Charleston Courier:
WAstUINGToN, December 28, 1865.
The President and Mr. Seward have both give
anxious inquirers as to the peace of the country
the strongest assurances that there will be no
war with France andi none with England, and
none oin the Mexican border, it the Government
is strong enough to restrain the arm .of our own
The Executive Government is now adniiniister
ed with more regard for the future interests of
the country, and less for the immediate interests
of demagognes, than:iit has been for some tine
There is n-o danger of a war to he sprung upon
us by the demagogues in Congress. it would not
be difficult to obtain from ongress,as now con
stituted, a declaration of war as against the po
er~ of Maximilian in Mexico, which wvould lavolv e
us in war with all Europe-and especially in a
naval war with England as well asF-rance. Pres
bdent Johnson has something better to do than
this. Hie intends to resfore this country to the
path of pi-osperity and power from which it hal
been temporarily thrown. We cannot afford a
war any more than Prance can.
The 'story that Grant is goin~g to the Rio Grande
to inaugurate hostilities is without foundation.
lHe goes, if at all, for a very different purpose-to
see how far our forces can with safety be reduced.
iln numbers. Still wile we have a large standing
an my, thousands of oflicers and men are interested
in promoting a war spirit. They call now for
war with Indians ; war with Utah ; wvar on an.y
account, if they can be employed.
The obstacles to the reduction of the army
andl to the withdrawal of troops from the South,
are caused as much by persons interested in the
mlaintainiance of a standing army as by poli
it is believed here upon a elose scrutiny of the
Senate Reconatruction Commnittee that the ma
jurity of the members will reject Mr. Sumner's
doc tri.es an d1 prop)ositions.
Tun AlItissboN oF Sout-TERN IiEFREsENTA
TvEs-WaV shington, January 3.-It is rumored
t at President Johnson, at the meeting -of Con
gre's wilih send.in a special messtge in regard to
the adlmission of members of Congress from the
Southern States. The course of Henry J. Ray
mond, it appears, has somewhat alarmed the ultra
radicals. It is understood that Mr. Ray mond
hasi publicly expressed himself .as holding th.at,
since the rebellion has ended and slavery is abol
ihmed, thme North and South should have equal
represen:ative powers in Congress. He argues
toat in the North, under the Conatitution, has
no right to legislate foa the South unless the
South is represented in Congress. IIe helieved
that the majority of the Southern members have
beeni legitimately elected, and should be admit
ted to seats. Mr. Raymond, despite the machi
nations of the ultra-Stevens party, when Congress
gets to work, will be an earnest supporter of
President Johnson and the leader of the House.
SGsOF RELIEF.-From all we can gather
from our Northern exchanges, we beliese that
the admission of the members elect to Congress
from the Southern States, will probably be effect
ed very shortly after the re-assemblhing of that
body. ~There~are so . any repo-ts and rumors,
all tending to this conclusion .of .alairs, that we
are constrainied to p)lace confidence in them.
With the Uniotn restored, our Senators and
Representatives in their seats in the United States
Congress, we have little to apprehend 1rom the
ultra radicals. The Untion reconstructed as it
w ill be-with, slavery aboli-hed, and the right of~
State secession crushed by the power of the
The individual who will bring, or have brought
to us, a load or two of wood, will have tie blcs
sings of many hundred human beings showered
upon his lovely and charitale head. All the
subscribers of the Iferald will sing -Pns in his
prrise, and call him bics,ed, advertisers too will
take up the crv,until the st.1l cold air is rent with the
strain, 'blessed is he who saved the Herald from
a pitiless death,' in the last terrib!v cold snap;
whilst we will place his name high up on the hon
orable record in characters of printed gold. A
melancholy chill runs through our vitals as we
contemplate the rapidlv decreasing wood pile, so
small, so scant, and each stick as it disappears
through the hungry jiaws of the stove, car:ies
with it a vesuvius sigh, deep, intense, awful.
Bring in a load, sonieody, and be irimmortalized.
Bring it, or senl it, ere we rerih in the cold,
and hu. dreds be deprived of the Herald.
Reovi:y.-We are grailled to l,arn that our
friend Capt. Jas Cureton is recovering from the
wounds inflicted by the brutal and hellish assault
of a number of freedmen du ing the holidays.
We regret however, that his son, who thou;h
out of danger-has lost the use of his limubs by a
Uz.vy Ronm.:ny.-Our townsman, Lambert
Jones, Esq., we regret to learn, suffered the loSs
by robbery, a few night's since, of sixty pieces of
The Spring Session of the Newherry Fem le
Collegiate School, Rev. Joo. J. - Brantly, princi
pal, will be:i. on the 12th of Februarv next.
This School is already so deservedly pa.pkir that
we need only call attention to its reopening, to
secure for it a large patronage. -We have, here
tofore, had occasion in this connection to speak
of the qualifications of Mr. Branth- as a teacher
they are too well knoii for our feele recon
mendation. Parents and guardians are invited
to read the circular in another column.
No. 5 ?.ollohon Row Is now open, and M4r. G.
D. Smith, with his gentlemanlv ass stant4, invi e
attention to their varie LkortMent of goods,
such as )rv Goods, CW ,ng, Croceries, &e.,
which have been selecteiMrom the best Northern
m:rkets. As a weil iiformed and succes,ful
mercantile caterer, Mr. Smith is already weil
known, and %e need only say that lie is ready
and prepared to receive his customers and friends.
I. M. Suber & Co., advertise in tls isue, that
their slock of L;Idies'. Gentlemen's, Bmses, Ros,
Youths and Children's Boots, Sh:wes, Gaiters,&c ,
is now complete. Mr. 1eD. .1ett-, who repre
sents the house of Suber & Co., is a prartical
shoe dealer, takes pleasure in invitn cilizers
of lhe town arnI country- to an i nmeetion &f their
c.oice, strong, substant i and 'bea Utul stock.
No. 3 Mloion Row, we are pleast-d to 5'Ye is
open with a wel! selected stock of Ha:rdw:re,
Guns, Pistols, H ousekeeping A rtic les. Wooden
Ware, selected n ithi the nie-est cn-e and joigme:cnt
byv S. P. 8oozer & Co. W~e notice a mc.ng the
good th'ngs the figure of J. 0. P'eoiles.
MIessrs. Cr-awford & Miller, Fa'.ctrs and Comn
mission Merchants of Columbia. We invite at
tention to their card, and ree-mnend themr to
e eOns:derat;Oli Of thle business pilbJte. Anly
husiniess en;trus:cd to their care n ill be promptly
Adamrs, Froast & Cn., factor: and commiission
nle-rchanIts, AOer's North Wharf, Charleston,
sail be ha ppy to r'eceiv e conrinmeniits and i at te: i
to all u p-coun try wantIs in the ir line of b usi ness.
WVe cheer-fuilly recommuend thte:n.
Persons deriring to( rent handls for the pr-eunt:
:ear w i have an oppotnity of doing so by at
gnPzthe puble retLXi1r-a th Ci ef- '- -
Iamblirror- i, or-cer on O1 st 'donAy in Fecbruxry
ext. See ad rertisement.
Fumidga ted, cleansedI and relieved, of o or ifer
mus comln> :.nd, filth and contr:ibandl matter,th
an ncerv of Mir. 8ieriel i s once-in oreC safely opel -
or buciness, nid he w ill tan as hcrctofore.
Carpets, oil-clot hs, mn- min g, as well as Tailor-'
rimings, are offered to the trade at Nr. York
obbing prices, by C. D. Carr- & Co., Ch:arlestou.
Blanukets, do you wanat the a rtiec ? call on J.
kern who is se-li:ng out a une lot below cost, to
lose out stock.
Estate sale-P'ersoua! property of H. Wt. Gary,
Ia Equnity-S-ale lands of Je!fferson Dtm:.rdt,
e'd, on lirst Mond(ayv in Feb)ruar-.
Pratt, .JL.res & Co.-Fresh Gardeur Sec-ds.
Notice-R. R. Ilohtnan,
GnEELEY IN a G'ooD IMot.-Thle New York
Friba ha s a Chiri t mas ith-le con ra t mat in g(
hne country upon01 the peace fai a;-ner in wZiib
lie h-roes oft he war (on eithi:r side) have be
aken th~emselvyes to the ordu;i-vr puusnuits of lifei.
he allusions to the Sotirhern soldier?'speak well
for Mr. Greeley's liberality of feeling. Here arec
onme of them-V
"Look at that vast multit-tde ofriouted, beaten, ,
isomfitted meni, whose valor has almost atoned
~or the sins of rebellion !""Our gal!ant greyt
rothers are even now elamioring around Wash
ngton," &c. "So with the Generals of the re
eiion. The greatest of themt alLis now a teach
r of mathematies in a uni.versity. _Sherman's
~reat antagonists are in the express and r-ailroad -
>usiniess. The.-once-dreaded Beauregard will sell
out a ticket from New Orleanus to Jackson; and,
fvon want to send a couple of hams to a friend
n Richmnond, Joe Johnston, once conimanider of
reat ariies, will carry them. The man whose
soc ks Grant moved upon at Donelson edits an
ndifTerent newpaper in Newv Orleans, ilie the
:omander of the stebel cava1ry at Coriizh is his
ocal rep)orter. Marshall lpractices law in New
)reans.; Forrest is~ running a saw-itmill; Dick Tay
or is now havinig a good time in New York;
oger A. Pryor is a daily practitioner at ourt
~ourts ; and .o with thte rest of this bold, vmndic
ive and ambitious race of men."
The following note says the Ihoam-x, was re
~eved from ex-Governor Perry, enclosing the
lespatch from Secretary Sewar-d, relative to the
-elieving of Gov. Perry1 fi-rm his duties as Provi
onal.Governor. As the despatch has been pub
ish'-d already, we merely give Gov. Perry's corn
GietszCzJNVILts, December 24, 1865. I
Messrs. Editors: I enclose the very important
lesatch just ireceived from the Hon. Win. H.
eward, Secretary of Sfate, which you will please
mbli. It wi ould seem from the despatch, that
he nmilitary authorities ar-e no longer to control
he civil authorities of this State.
"The time has arrived when, in the judgment
f thre President of the United States, thie care
nad condition of the proper afairs of the State
)fSoith CarPoli)/ may be remitted to the con
~titutionial authorities chosen by the-peopie there
f, without danger to thie peace and safety of the
nited States." -Xoirs truly, &c.,
B. F. .PERRY.
WASHItNGToN, Decermbe r26, 1865.
It is a settled matter, so -far as -Congress is
~oncerned, that negro suffrage shall be per.aitted
n this District, as an examipleto the rest of the -
Lnin. Members frota Eastern and Western
tates, that have repudiated free black suffrage -
t honme, v-ill vote for unreserved and uni-estricted C
~uffrage in this District. The object is, no doubt,
o0 familiarize the Northern people with the C
hange ; but it is also adopted as an expedient to
atisfy the demaainds, for the present, of the radicalC
.ving of the Republican party. It is "a tub to the
hale." If fanaticism is made con-ent by it, for
fer mn . l.g, .here wil b s much time saved
Lieutenant-Colonel C. S. Brown command.
er of the Military District comprising the
Distikicts of Anderson, Abbeville, Greenville,
Laurens and Pickens, appeals to the people
"to prevent confusion at the end of the pres
ent year, to give employment to the freed
people, to insure support and comfort for all
-to establiih order in the system of free Ix
bor-to secure ju,tice to all-also, to hasten
the withdrawal of the United States troops
it is very im,nirtant to make contracts at oned
for I YGt."
Lieutenant-Co!orel Brown further says
"The free people are among you, and must be
protected arid receive a support; they are
able and willing to work-your lands are suf
ficiently productive to give employment, co
fort and profit to all, but they -need cultiva
tion. Will you allow the freedmen ahd we
men the privilege of cultivating your lands ?
Are you desirous to -have order, quiet an in
distry again restored ? Let the number of
contracts formed this month ahster;"!
We do not ruite understand this order, but
perhaps this is not Culona Brow&aAult,
We deny that the freed peoplre iling
to work"-oothing but force 6r-. n ity
will produce so d-irable a ft4u1t.' e are
glad to know that the freedaien ate to "bW
protected and receive a support." Both are
necssary, but Colone: Brown vgust kno*
that they will not "receive a sup1Ort," either
by the management or labor of the white pio
ple of this section. We trust that Colonel
Brown, who is so exceedingly wide-dwe as
to the- interests of all -white and bla6k-will
mnab-e suitabie preparatiuns, by the first day
of January next, to take charge of his El.
pliant !-YAee Courier.
T-: TRIAL OF MR. DAvTs.-The Presidedt rill
,end in a message, on the assembling of Con.ss,
in reply to a resoltion of the House, statrthe
reasons why Jefferson Davis hasnot b4-ne .
I[n substance, it will be the same as cowsi$ed i
i is first MeSsage. Ile elaborttes uponf .h 66mat
:er somewhat by showing that he has already*op.
,osed his trial by military commission, and g;ves
d; reasons therefor. As soon as the neessary
egislation is completed by Congress for toe h,.ld,
n1g of a'United States Court in Richmond, the
ri-d will be immediately proceeded with. The
Pre-dent is as anxions for the deci6ion in the
ase as any mewiher of Con;ress can be.
The Indiana Legislature adjourned on the 21s
ilt. A resohution against the pardan, and for the
iediate hanging of Mr. Jefferscmn Davis, WAS
:ahed by a handsome vote. The Demot a(
he State are to hold a Convention on -the las
Iarelb, ind the R!,publkaus n the 22d Februtry,
Jonathan Worth,. the Governor elect of Northa
,arolina, took charge of the Execentive of&e o
he 29th uit., reheving the Provisional Governor,
X. W. lolden. Goxernor Worth has telegno.
d to Secretary Seward that .he has assumed tbo
luties of his office.
___OEIT U ARY.
ofa:inof the atomuach, Mr'rv CAfniirsr,
v(ouugest daughhr of. W..C. &'E. John'se age4
yeVars, 3 months and 23 days.
The gentle Kais elis
Onr children'.io Fis-breast,
Hie fo!ds uthem in his gracious grms,;
IIu:se if de.c:es thena blest4 i
Let them approach he cries,
.Nor scorn their humble clai.,i, -;
The heirs of bege'ne are such as4heke,
For such as these I came.
H En E r Y i p ahir. W. A.. LESL1R, say
hItw.ful a;:ent and wrorney, to. trans/ctfal1
uieS~ for me during my) absence in the WVes.
.Jan. In 3 RI. B. RO(LMAN.
For Sale at
~RA TT,J AM E S &
IDRUG STO RE
.Jdn 10, 2-tf. -
The~ Sate oS South Carolina.
NJ'.WLDERRY DISTRIUCT-IN EQUITY:
)vid Ui. Brzhar it. Adozr., with wifl annexed, it
Ca:hazrine Bunzhardt, Sarah Jones, et a!.
G'l to .! '1 Jroperty to aidl in papn7Jant. o'f debts
J )Y order of thbe Court, I iwill re-sell -on-the'
) fist Monlui;sy in F. bruary 1866i, before -the
A)ourt LUouse at Newberry, a1t ;mublic auction a
raet ot landl, belopgig tothe eei.te &f Sy
rei'erson 1luzharilt, 'deeased, , "situtet za
fewery- District, on the waters of Onison's
Jrek, on thre north side, containzing two hundes~t
d one asal forty six one hundredths ace
2n1 10- uoo) anzd bounded by lands pf Renry
lfaere, E.,tate- of N. G. G.alman, Estate of Dr.
. W. Thomnp<on anid others.
TERM$-Tlhe i.urebas.r will be required to
ire bond with at least twe good soreties, and a
nortgage of the premnises, to secure ihe pay
ent of the puirchmase mloney ptaable inona
wo years, with interest thereon from 1st Jaa
uary 1866. - S
Co:s's. Omeie. SILAS JOHINSTONE.
Jatrmary Sth 1360. C. E. N.. D.
Jan 1it, 2-tt $12.
UTYp.ermission of the Ordinary d Newi?er7
Wdnesday, 24th January, Inst.,
'a. the .!ate residence of U. W. GARY, deceased,
o miles above Nen' berry on .Isaurens R. R.,. a
he per.c nail estate of said dee'd.
FIVE BA LES COTTON,
* HOGS andsI1EEP.
The -focst thorough bred SHORT HORN
)URHAM BULL, in the State, (brought frorm
entucky,) and herd of DURH AX CATTLE, bcg
Terms nade known on day of sale.
SARAH C. GARY, Ada'r.
Jan 10, 2-2.
N0W Full aid Complete4
Ladies', Gentlemen's, Boyfs
~outh's, Misses .& Children's
OOTS,S88O[SJ GAIUR k
[S now full and coluplete. Consisting oftevery
Ivariety and style of Goods, ici our line, a4
f which were made, 'especially to ordel, by the
crv best mnanufactors, 'q'herefore, we feel conI
ent that we can, and will sell a better shbe
he same money, than any other house this iqe
f PhiladelphIa. We cordially iari5e a call ber'
re yo~u buy elsewhere.
ai. st. opsitE, Cor lbq.
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