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Person oi in
this, will confer a favor on us by calling
aft our o00 and rocuilg papers for die.
* '~t~.~1fI~ ~ospo neu, froni ad''ibikbs
notinew in fall donnection bytnail, will
.dbllgo us sp'bially- by. reporting to the
aws ffiod, -an& will thus- aid in pte.
nVOting Wating rumors.
O W R iristie, or truds; AhM~tng been
8nd ilht, the fbies thow on Con.
-derae *bio,:-bt Confederte atil
edl,.s-doseaeed their dadly ttife,
A A6 o Tekig'-oh their vurs." GOD
graint thaE tlii siay result in pjeace to
26ilehd.-ftpeeo rH TH EAoCkROwi.e
- n 'eren to this aubject the Coinm'
bia PhnIx pays;
- . truce i ie been agreed on be.
.*weep Dep. Jolenston, and Shern~a.
A*1'hi ro s dontinue un01 the adjust
M3entof terug# betwein the representa
.y of, hetwo'Confederacies. But, in
%he vent of either party being 'distis
ied,, tifen a notice of forty-eight hours is
reuiired before the disruption of .the
terme of truce." Ge o t
The fbliowing General Order, from
.ens Johnston's headquarters, at Greens
boro, N. C., has been received. The
eiogthf the tdtiee is not set forth, either
.'in this or, den. SHERMAN's order to his
Gaxitwnsono, April 19, 1865.
OVEN if, ORDEn No. 14.
1Is annouiced to the Army that a
suspeusion of Arnis has been agreed upon
pTding negotiations between the two
Dudo its continuanc the tWo armies
are to ociipy their preseht position.
ty coinniard. of General Johnstoll:
. ARCIER ANDER0N.
Lieut. Col. and A. A. G.
Of'ielI co)y :.ISAAC HAYNE.
In addition to the above, the follow.
* ing telegraphic despatch waa received
on Sunday last.
re' is:sdmet~n yet behind atthia
,viiting -we know Pot of. in outside
pressne is working, and -we believe
vimnly that peace is at band, with the
acknowledgemet of the Indepeidenc
<4 the 1Confederate States.
We have heard remors of a certain
French 3Iet doing wonders. &ch a
t-Mg is-t inprqbable. Our only chance
ilow is'to 'wait and watch. GOD, in his
,prcidence, will Iake care of us as a poo.
pie and as a nation. We put faith in
the thought that HE will work for ans an
. everlasting freddom f-om the despotic
goveirnmentofthe North. HE mn HIS
nerdy, will vouchsAfe unto our authori.
ties a true and straight course, and will
hnalifj allow the fsople of the South to
enjoy the blessiags of peace, and the
xleh inheritance of'Faarnox.
Giaspaoao, N. C., Apfil 22.
Shermiau's order to his troops sanonna
eds a generaI trace, pending a raetfloa.
Aon ,EfanA Nxx ? between Gen.
3lks)o hiqself and other o ele of
high rank, 'which,- he says, tl'e
PaIca'to the whole counry, ftm teP
to~Wac to 'the 'Rio 'Otande.
, p''en dates of abfkeh 19, annfbunc~e
the failure of several large blockade ruh-.
ring Atms. Drafts for large amounts hiav.
ingbeen made by the Confederate G3ov.
arul o 'thir lhimdx1 ?getnts Iti Liv
erpool Fraser, Treonlw 4& Co., *ere,
* afazer idays, delay,'refused accept.
anice and& patetsted; one of the tras was
for *185A00, 'dhe Allego4 qanse is
. ant of dices, -It is seer that the
dr&Ii~ll not! lie over beyond a fe*
~6t ine sine a body of Our -soouth
e ij id nrathi''A ' ;Nor Ala
Jur scouts in North Gergin mnusp.
A terrible Aght ocourred in K his
icemtty', betweeri a aegi andyit
regiment. Several of 'oth orghkisa
tions were killed.
as of t'oil"
e for besPO
In nce of the uth--i
ti c ospondency a
tion t ou be presen to
people of the South in all of its bearings.
It is a question thp will admit yf
stnig argumentain fesor of ..the d
'pedeneo, of ithe. Qndersto, tes,
where we are-taxed to tnd one against
With all due deferenoe to the opin.
ioi of others, billwit re thby*W tjiir ,
and express the'idea, of the.ota
ehtbrig into ati Union with )I he.t
em doverment as truly, a1thern gen
as those who dibt with them, (and we
pliesontself ittioi thou'1ke, ) v will
give expressium to the qrgutents that
forbe themselves utpon ou r tiid. We
accord the right to evqry gigtito thijqk
act and exprtss himelf as "best itited to
his own tastes ad ide aid elaim. the
saum pritile-for soursli Thae .who
differ with as,-, will be validid enough to
adii tA- the gtdund' *fti *bft ih we
bo. our qpiilion, is spui4, and wIth
themi we believe the wish is father to
tilit, tiat the S Oth '*ill be for
evdr fr from itankee thrmlqm.
Taken into. connection with the-ethi.
istioesnowv d ra. betwei the tw6
Gdfeihthfits, which has' been brought
Abbuh0y tenerals in the 1lelo, the death
df the Pftident of the United State%
w4t'the pro /tg of forbio recogni.
tibni and wrsedintervention, 'there is no
cause for despopdeicy.
A plain and simple' argument is only
neces4rY tic6hvince those who, think
that the .dax of -the onfederey arb
numbered, that. the thought is meet ab.
suid, and thek.,'he pr6sp64 24freedom
froti the Nortboni Goternment. wero
* There hasmot been a more auspicioib
mQment for Oreign recognition than at
For the pait four yeatrs,-froth the
commencement of the war-the South
has been victorious in most of her many
battles, and tll were induced to the'belidf
that a Southern army could not beforced
tosirrender-.that.in every engapeme'it
they were bound to be successful. Ndt
so, howevr. r Ont1 aIrmy haja been forced
to surrender to over,whelming nuibbkr,
the gallant'UIit 'has been' tompelled to
give up his swora to his oppopent, who
had iheer force df streltph. But is tiis
a 6ause for'despo'ndepoy? IIs thqe capit.
uhtion of an army a good ground open
which to bahe ee 6pinion that we -will
have to re.entpr into a Union with the
North? It' i'the that a good ard
great man is lost, tr a time, to the Con.
federacy, but'there 'ird stfl'a few men
left, who w1l strike a death blow; to the
enemies of their. country. Men who
lIave stlood up a~ieit their eneinies~for
the pesit fouir years'-they tire, though
some of thein.,Aot'eed to gurrender, not
yet whipped,--but the Bres of -Indepen
dencd stil ttan as brlght -se tver iu'th'eir
hert. Thn Gon :that the ptit of
Add wheAas au carwistiee opa pro:
posed'fbr ?' 1im -all- we ossleavi e
was prqgpou ' j t~e' esnby'I ~iei~
an outside pressuare, ad we Irnmly be.
lievi ithat frst seto be 1Fbei~en 1nt~r.'
throne'* ~io,~ it is Meanee that 1.
pd*edibn of hik~rpire? 1Nidrfe abL
taken ie 's4e f a ptid shi itt'
tends 'htldtng' the REmpre.' And hctw,
yvill she b9 i~ i?, py i
an meesrvening power ,bleteep 'tboe
thfitbd 'Blte'knd ' MexIoog focrlt-1. $1
known that the ing synN~doth(
'Yea Wil them, -wissa-.this
Unietwth~ the to muale an efor to
gaggf eiolti Meriod, ailS aanker it
to tbsis'datad . .ow Gh&, th
'Notlh'141 b~ itfte' t4. tiedte
isatlie tinetfora w ton h
qott whrd Southern people leas&
Ioolkfor it. 4 . 2 toede a
blow hA. been . ek and1 thn Neaih
out of . is
not seem probable ? Is there nx utter
imjip biy aout4I ?J - Wp woqld like
to ahea seam of.theiews.of,o0r4fo4i
vho think differently.,
Again, the asabeination of the Presi.
"ont of the nited 'tates his, tiiap,
no 4oqbt, the people of the, North' aid
thel arinies in the fl4,'" $ti hq.Peless
nfusion. Their ohi4head is out off
kpersecuator-Of the'Miuf. has '$one
to'his loog home. There he 1I meet
?igh the Juidge of all hyrts-fago to
&ce with his. Maker, to receive. his
We have said that the Irech must
has an intervening power betweet the
t'tited States and Mexiop-that power
% the Confederate 8tates. Sooner would
the army of the South fight for France
against the United States . than fight
wt's the United Stateo against France.
Let the hopeful thinking po4ioaof
npii.'people beat up, and never give way
to despondency, but put their trust in an
~roeasedngs o3 #u11.
WINNABono, 8. 0.; April 24, 1865.
-Council assembled at 4 o'clock, p. n
Present, His Honpr.. Intendant J. R.
Aiken, and Wardens Robertson, Propst,
Cathcart nd. Maddeil.
' aResole What owners of lots on. the
burnt district be required to remove all
the brick and rubbish tht reniains npon
the side walks, an or before the 15th
May, or the same will be removed at
Resolved, That Messris. Madden and
Aiken be gppointed to make arrange.
Ments for a temporary "Wayqide- Iome"
for the acommodation of soldiers re
turning through the rtown. Tte sum of
*10,000 having been contributed for
that purpose, ubjetn to the dispom1il of
Resolved, That all persona. having
suffered by the late fire, Nvithin the in
corporation, be oxempted from taxation
for the year 1865. .0
le.slvuI, Tlkst all the public wells,
drains, bridges, .4o, be exaniined, and
a contract for repairs be made as soon
as atArials'can be procured.
Josoloed That the services of Mr.
Smart as Marsha, 49 seoenrod and a
eepted-4be salary. to be, aj ssted as
the currendy in payment ca'a agreed
7?esolved, That the trees idpon ithe
burnt district be cQnsidered as the
property of the: owners of the loL ad
joining, provided they are removed h"
the I 5th May.
Resolved, That the proceedings of
Council in futqrv be jublished, il the
Daily News. , I
On motion, Counell adjouraed.
J. H. CATMAI, 'Olrk,
A correappitdent of the Maten Tile.
mpAp writig freom Montgomery, unde
dlate of April 4, *tites thuusf the eic,
nation of Soihna:
One man who was a prisoner and
who escaped during the ao:faon inoi
doe to the YankIees entering'tIzedty.
He' represents ,the f ighting as very
shight indeed. 'Fhe enemy ere perieet.
Il reckles4 'h f;theit -gtta&, firin and
steadily .advangin~ hIlen,' po ni of
oar hine gitve way .i~ ishe rest retTuated.
in-the praest confusion thurotth. the'
i . .In ovrgatten *iUig he'enmeity'i"
daajed, h a 'tbieytrepresehtted that
Mh 44 not hae jdthaM t~ 'thou
'adin the attack;.1 r ,ere puindibal
ly 'Tenneiseang a and cumadd4Ay
Genai 'WiIson.. W6treet .had 'about
25t0 men fin /.th0e " Ohalmers
vnejetache'd, with #ti ptrack the
enemy's rear, but' h' a ta4o~ somse
bnksown causei'heme. the un '~hd for
Qen. 'Fdrtee ae -'in the- thlekestof
the Okt ajgI rcei1ed t~6hI twodhds,
ao,pn his rm Ari~h~ ojsr s'#abra
ever, caus4Jdm'todeavethae esd., die
ght wo otettemy'in the-encountr.
O u s, jo(Mt .abut90
s4sfosly4,ebsteted. G eenbtd
immense asaja' establiqhtaatt
me oh- see '1ba s
of it 'annnared to be nA' 'i N. dodb
thd a works, a
if pri ethey did n
01 4n April 5, con
tain a et M omery date
SeIpo was taken on Sqnday after
n9Akbdut d6. iTere had been some
Ighting -at.. Jlan44raville, on-tha -Alan.
ba'misuiaad Tennewo -eailrQaA, 4eloy
two miles-fronlt &iaoan 8aturday. it
dskid that 66n. Adatms, with. Gen. Bu.
o brigade, attacke with two thou
shtd net a 'column of 9j000 Yarnk4s,
and was badly .hip4ed. There 4as
also a fight'. betweeui Forrest an .this
same column nepr Selma on Snday.
Out 'left, commanded by Gen. Roddy,
was turned and the enemy forced our
men back towards pemopolis and oc.
Gen. Forrest is said to have fopght
most brilliantly, and to have been wound
ed three times-so slightly-, however, as
not to 1ve the field, where he is yet.
It iv stated that the. General shLot one of I
his assailants, and nearly seveaed the 1
head front the shoulders of another by i
a'stroko of his dword. His own wotn s
Me sabre cuts aross the m find fore
head. No Wases given. ;
The force of the epemny tleatocUpied
Behta is estimated at from 7,000 to
9,000 men, followed by another fbree of
IXo000. , They, are mouided infantry.
I believe the, estLito is entirely too
SOt the Alabama and Florida railroad
there is nothing doing. The eneiny
have retir6d'fo. Pollard and Blakely.
On Satra was, reported by scouts
thatGen. .Maury .iad gotten into the
reat of the enemy by moving ou the,
stage road from Blakely to Pensacola.
#irmng wiapheard at Tensas'on the 30tht
and anuslkesyv on the 31st. t
Nothing.is&nown of the loss at Sol
'ia.: Several ,bonts were there, and.
many storepmay have been femy6ved.
It is not tholight noiny of oug men, were
captured or tiLat. they are deworaliseid. 1
The press telegrams tell tfie 8ituation. at
Mobile. We are now cut off from that
point by river, railroad and 'teljraph.*
TI'he enemn also command, the Alabama a
river at ontg6ary Hill: near Clai
orn . No. OVAS have been .capared I
thus far.b v 8
The cheering shouts of battle-scarred E
-soldiers are now reaching my ears. r
Late arrival ay the Yankees got I
drunk and burned nearly the who1 of t
Selma. Large quantitiesiof liquor w9te t
in the city, hence the reiult. a
in the battle before Selma all of a
Forrest's men did not take a part, as13
they had not arrived. Roddy's mln; who is
had been driven back the provins day, a
were not preent. Gen. Forrest estimat e
ed the eneiny's force atv,000 Infantry;
ouis, cavalry' andtdiIlitia,' not' half -that. d
On Sunday afernoon ,when the a*sajlt
was first :tde, -the musketry, firingis 1i
represented to have -been heavy *nd a
steady for the 9pace of nea,-ly an -hour; n
butsuddenly tho enemy made a'despeate c
charge pn our left, wept 6f eima, where 4
the line. was weakest, and throwing a n
fe* shells-ainon the horse.holdems, wh9 I
stampeded, our' forces - ntreated in oon,
siderable 'conflslon tm Bfelmo Gns. '
Forrest, Adams antd 14dv. cut, their '.
way- out, ins this direction ,wsth some dil- 'J
eulty. ,G~en. Taylor had sleftb for Demop. 1
'ols pregionel9'.the aam'e eveuring. ,
~pm~on Nhws: For the last..fouir or'5
flve nonths, event has been .following, t
e6ht wikj suoh .rapidity, each of such b
mighty sand -gigantic magnitudo, that,
the mind could not drink one'in before
'it:was cand onto'receivg another imr
weighty, :more ,gigantic,.pnere calani&
'Mrs. T1he outside world, look, on -
tamdyard, -with wonder, views the (
'inonator contihgiotas that have for four.
1yars'jshaksp ahi.' conyineit We are
merely actors in .tlais.grea4 lhistru'gle.
Eeoh'one'has -his or her part to' pay. 1!
Itdeay be 'gstat, it 'may be small, yiet
the manner it is acted will 'tell on the
whole. To-dey, we. are called upon :to
bear more than we iiave yet borne.
T&4a'y' the MWl erico ernea to us that
Li has surrendered. For once tn.'
'welcome news seems to travel slowly
mournfully. 'It is -so big with sorrow
that-its speede is olonmy alQW. The 2
votee sinks deepyidown-the.breisk and d,
elvoes ag' it sayer'Iiee-bas ,surrehder ta
L4 f"A'~t~hhnihed bteath and stilled
pelse the listio~far 'tge ilf'welcome
words on his hind' 10ah one, as h i
receives these dr44.,words, heavpes %g
sih, h/ieydai ei feeling or Ji
thtmust a ee' e
aE auteous r. Yes, thait -pu sel~. -
~ii~tr eatsal noble
that Mbi~ inrg ~y, had #1
had tow so8 Wetronstans which to
-wad4uve.a ,,ths. wert of a*
and a Washiton tva
Lion and the want of ammunition. Those
b t , glorious, stblime
r the inac"-whose deeds
e r' ded by the glowing
n rgil, a Homer; Atnd who
V 8 ryears, bared their
Lnanly breasts to meet the surging shocks
that have, month after month, been
burled against our cewrlphodi Co ital.
Li2hmonothe ~amea,".had.also, to
-)Vyeserq9 hst a
ire, those ;booes 'uontt.hsve made I
Por five consecutive days had they met
31e enemy, Ave &o quqe And, with a
bravery and deteralination not yet on
he historic page, withstood the- hercu.
eau efforts of te tratiko horde; yet,
ook? thouph there are
Can'noif Webind thie,"
iblching forth a "flsming hell," vet
hey join -ip- sblid phalant for one last,
rn, despftte e drt. On I Oni they
##ge'agsinstth4'4urried rathke of the
lateg, vandals. At, alas 1 tIe coin
iined bravery of a Greek and Roman
s of no %411.. i&tbegh (heli deeds
'Have met -he brae of the world with
'hey bode e decree of
N< r t natdraw anotier, a sadder
iietr t'bopioud arny, How
educ to i e.ond histoo "ten thou.
iandt" bowed i ptieg "ith their
)eloid: Lee in their centrt, (whoso
groat soul had to relieve itself of
00 much sorrow in teprs,) bend.
ig the knee to d1ivet up those honored
rms, which had made thelh the con
,uelors of a hundred bloody fields I
Ies. that great man cried. His were
lot the only watery eyes. Many -of
hose bronzed warriors, who had seen
he flashing of cannon, and the briatlhig
(bayonets, for four years, shed tears,
oo. Reader can you roitraiw yours?
)o not try: When the " Army ofr the
?otnmao"veepl. it is inaily to 'wep.
it.1l us dry them quickly. 'dr part,
't'this g'reat drama is not ye fiished.
jet every one who oan, then, be at his
0ost. The cowardly poltroon who
neaks home now is too mean, too das
ardly, eet o, lavish conttopt upon.
Mv atiit ..at.onr charen Or .Spccess
f* ew, yet. it is not hdpes.Or
nemy is strong, teir ni'bers *are
ranyy; but do not let this discourage us.
jet tis rpther emulate -the example of
he brave Athenian, who, when heheard
Ito embassador of Xerxes say, "Our
rmy f& so numeton4. that"their darts
iI darken the si," inw4nediAtgy %re
lied: " Then we will Sght yti in Ihe
Ihadc." This is the kid of rege' we
sat enkindle.. It speaks un uiniagging
nergy, a pptroijsn which qaircupstances
annot .dainpen, and a selisacrificing
ev'otion, which. will say to 01 wayld,
'We cannot be conquered!'. Do; not
.t uh fall into' the blelief that this wat is
ver, or nearly so. We will. be 'very
inch smu,'ip d if by April, 1868, this
Dntest is-endied Men who have lost
eir all;' *ho *ave hAd their #i'e,
iothety, ahdaSister-ifmulte4 i whd xavo
>it spfather or broti' or near fshet in
attlc, apurish a mp-seted ,einge ,
!hich will not soon say "hold." I'arti
in 'warfre' will soon be inaugntated.
'he nliines "of' lnpo P'rret,e
t'heelerd Ijby, att etofhers; will $vet
iike terror- to akh ,Ndsn
-cheer .oe -or i hy-wl
a syrIowrym of Mafloon and Burmter.
'heh' let its prepare fot' still sterner' 8u
e Norteyout arn*; anm' wifh
ro en pourge,
Strik, for yur aiters and ,your Af ,
Strike for the green graves-of vaur sves;
Go 9iap yu native laud."
I ' lass -adtustees who S re.
'qito 'ake retpsas the (Com'r
Iquity, 'ae 'UottMMIi bh. their return
net be 'd before the 1st of Aunepext.
'I8A AC ff. 'MAN,
Corn in Bqit F. D.
ommisewe's esos, pi , %
lost all hi woen dN'1~ eafa
alon, pr ~ saJ i ql~, pnn
pet *ame riepeo So bemla en
lied t 5e ropard.eM at leo te
Wt speilIstte3 Eggs. ClothSweks,
it"e eet, Orete Wre, Getbr'y,
e , be0. ?i e nta are Also
4& g, er Send in'
iedite as~Ie 'rs, I 'will sene.o
F~ths 't, e, as IMI
Wineauboro, 5. .