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THE T RI-WEEKL YTNEWS.
VOLUM9 1. WINNSBORO, S. C, SATURDAY MOpNING, JULY 29, 1865. [NUMBER 58.
'VHE TRI-WEEKLY NEWS:
BY jh A. BRITrON.
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Resume of the News.
We notice a paragraph in the Colum
bia Pkaix which says that "General
linok bas just returned, [to Chailes
ton,' w'e suppose,] from a visit to Colum
.bia, and is more than ever impressed
with the necessity for the withdrawal of
the egro troops rm the intirior."
- 'A riot took pikee between tho black
and white goldiers in Wilmington on the
14th iustant. The riot was caused by
an attempt of a negro guard to arrest a
.white soldier at' the tharket house.
Two whites were seriously injured.
Gen. McDowell, in accordance with
indt'ructions from the War Department,
lup isqcpe an order requiring all-wnen ar
xiving,io San Frnisco known to have
been in the .Rebel attutes, to take the
oath of allegiance.
Advices front M hiissippi state that
the cotton, augar and corn crops. prom.
Ue an, abundant yield. ' The corn crop
1 0 Texas isso fqr advanced that noth
tug c6n hirjre it.
'the Houston (Texas) correspondent
of the New Orleatne Picayune, says 10,
000 or 12,000 Rebel troops are march.
ng to under Gen. Shelby, to join Maxi
*milian. When they hoard of Smith's
contemplated srrender, they started,
,with baggage, for their new field.
ight hundred and twenty-five hogs'
heads of the Frenich government's to.
baco stored i Richimond were destroy..
ed In th' confagrasion at the time of
the evacuation. 'Four thousand five
hundred hogsheads ,vere eaped, ana are
now being shipped to Havre.
- In the case of Miss Harris, who shot
Burroughs in 'ashington soul, time
since, the plea of insanity that as put
in evidence, has been introduced to show
-that Burrodghs made, dishonorable pro.
j n. Messrs. Henry, Garland, and
Moylstenval members of the la. ich.
mna Congress, from Tennessee, ar in
Washingto'n afer their pardont.
* ~.l. Zewiork fferald' Virginia
aforoespea4ent sys difculties between
plahters and freedinen continue to give
loth the eivil and, military authorities
*nuch erouble. Mahy planters desirous
a*fgtting lid of the negroes altogether,
.. e 1plying, their places with white
alorOS from the North and from Et
e 'which arked, ai. New
York on instant, bringst two
- day. later ne Eumope. Thie
EM1 prqaatlatn 'ng the A4tish
ie ttgraph hapb te ge
*the Gaegt Bearern was. . opro
cesed em her westward ye
Mr. Abrahes 1srils, forid is.
ter of the Reformed Congr~
eleoted to the prouilnent and
ptonpf Qhief Winister of ti e
Bh~ovesmer John Lastoker,sof Thr
h Mbhe bet onulaeti eth. old
.8tas~etb thuejias IfuW ben n'y
that the Government intends to keep an
army of observation of one hundred
thousand in number on the Texan fron.
tier to watch matters in that country.
'Edward J. Boyce, colored man, who,
twenty years ago wab a barber in Terra
Haute, Ind., has been appointed chief
justice of Liberia to fill the vacancy oc.
casioned by the death of Rev. J. Boston
Miss Neely, of Mockoville, N. C.,shot
a degro woman through the heart on
the 2nd instant., while the latter was
engaged in contreversy with her mas
Senator Bahn, late Governor of
Louisiani, is in favor of giving the right
of suffrage to the negroes of his State,
and offers to take the stump in their be.
,The colored citizens of Vickaburg
held a mass meeting on the 12th
ult., and passed resolutiois in favor of
enfranchising the negroes of the State of
The Washington papers are calling
for the arrest of Ex-GovBlSmith, now on
parole, for his deeds after Lee's surren.
The opponents of the administration,
are endeavoring to get -up a feeling, in
Washington on account of the execution
of Mrs. Sur-att.
A woman eighty years old is in
the Rhode Island State Prison for pois.
Oiing two husbands.
Seventy pard'ns wore granted July
12, to persons coming under the twenty
thousand dollar exception.
Tie Washington papers -dediounce
Judge Wiley for issuing the habeas cor,
pus writ in Mrs. Surratt's vase.
General Steelo had demanded of the
Mezican Imperialists a suriender of the
ordnanoe given them by the kebel Gen.
The ruinor that General Beauregard
iq in Washington. under arrest is-incor
root. He is still at New Orleans.
Raleigh despatches state that'the rush
of applicants to Governbr Holden for
pardon is immense. -
The New Orleans Pkayune of the
25th uit, speaks veryr encouragingly-of
crops in Louisiana.
The old Virginia Banks are now ia
prodes of liqdidation. It is thought note
holders will not realize oVer twenty
cents on the dollar.
.h Couthoil of Jel. Davis.
.WAA1NGT0N, July 18.
R. H. Gillett, who- is. retained by
some friends of Jeff. 'Davis, as tbe Tat.
ter's counsel, arrived here several days
ago. He has had no interview with' his
client, nor does he know what course
the government intends to pursue rela
tive to the tril.
The NewYork Herald of the 19th, in
its situation artiolo, i#ea us the annex
- On. of our Charlesden oorrespondents
state that ,the majoritv of the bouth
Catplin. plantsrsto so. recently
thW mbat unoed pom au~~ dvcates of
s1.ae,'have ra ' 'to look 0n
gmaun panon au oulp ~b i to thems
and are inclined Ato the -piniqn that
99qteenatedlabes~lIet th*~nd',be far
mnore pro~thd apad, 'sktr to the
aq otses $tthat.7u erally.
abisdsy, .thi znit
now ~ ~ iv
By the Provisional Governor of the
State of South Caroling,
W HEREAS, His Excellency, Presi
dent, Johnson, has issned his pre
clamation, appointing me (Benjamin F.
Perry) Provisional Governor in nnd fov the
State of South'Carolina, with power to pro.
scribe such rules and regulations-as may be
necessary and proper for convening a Con.
ventlon of the State, composed of delegates
to be chosen' by that portion of the people of
said State who are loyal to the United
States, for the purpose of altering or amend
ing the Constitution thereof ; and with au
thority to exerpise within the 'mits of the
State all the powers necessary and proper
to enable such loyal people to rest'ore said
State to its constitutional Irelations to the
Federal Government,'and to present such a
Republicau form of State Government as
will entitle the State to the guarantee of the
United States therefor, and its peopln to
protection by the United States against In
vasIon, insurrpction and domestic violeuo :
Now, therefore, in obedience to the pro
clamation of His Excellency, Andrew John
son, President of the United States, I, BEN.
JAMIN F. PERRY, Provisional Governor of
the State of South Carolina, for the purpose
of organizing a Provisional Government in
South Carolina, restoring civil authority In
said State, under the Constitution and laws
of the United States, do hereby proclaim
and declare that all civil officers In South
Carolina, who were in ofhot when the Civil
Government of the State was suspended, In
May last, (except those arrested or under
prosecution for treason,) shall, on taking
the oath of allegiance -prescribed in the
Praaldent's Amnesty Proclamation of the
.:9th day of May, 1865, resume the duties oi
their offices and continue to discharge them
under the Provisional Government till fur
ther appointments are made.
And I do further proclaim, declare and
make known, that it is the duty of all loyal
citisens of the State of Souftn Carolina to
pror.ptly go forward and take the oath of
allegance to the United States, before some
magistrate'or.tilitary offioer of the Federal
Government, who may be qualified for ad
ministering oaths; and auch are hereby au
thorized to give certified copies thereof to
the persons respectively by whom they
were made. And such magistrates or offi
cers qre hereby required to fransmit the
originals of such oaths, at as early a day as
may be convenient, to the Department of
State, in the city of Washington, D. C.
And I do further proclaim, declare and
make known, that the Managers of , Eleo
tions throughout the State of South Caro.
lina will hold an olgotion for members of a
State Conventiow- at their respective pre
,oincts, on the FIRST MONDAY IN SEP.
SEMBER NEXT, according to the laws of
South Carolina in force before the secession
of the State, and that each Election District
in the State shall elect as many noembers
of theConvention as the said District has
members of the House of Representatives
the basis of representation being population
and taxation. This will give one hundred
and twetnty-four members to the Convention
-a nunaber sufficitntly large to represent
every otion of the State most fully.
Every loyal citizen who hail taken the
Awne'ty oath, and'not wi.hin the excepted
elasses In the President's proclamation,
will be entitled to vote, provided he wab a
le al voter under the Constitution as it stood
or to the secession of South Carolina.
And all who are within the excepted classs
must take the oath and apply for a pardon,
in order to entitle them to vote or become
members of the 'ConventFon..
The members of the Convention thus
elected on the first Monday In September
next, are heriby required to convene in the
city of- Columbia, on WEDNESDAY, the
18t.h day of September, 1865,. for the pur
ose of altering -and amending the present
Constitution of South Carolina, or remodeel
ipg and makiniga new one, which will con
forxn te the gre hanges which have taken
place in the $ enud be mpre.In accord
anee with Repul ean principhs and equality
Anad I do further proclaim and umake
knoen, daiet te Constitution and all laws
of f~o in Spslth -Carolina pirto- the
'sepession ofthe State, are rbmk o
teree under. the Provisional O eshianut,
exee whereia they may? etu4ietwith ;th
*t Iga hs prolamation, And the
gi~e~ haideellors of t65 &tes are
itdto ezerse delb pqwers
~dp rA all tl.e detier whieb ~ n~prt
1t Ivaspechive effoess* aets$ ala
of fit~ ie ~w ' outh
egt~ps~4 %s i elot
ofesooi ~e - u
g tppese ddgoe eneeeMh
era of freed persons will be kind to them,
and not. turn off the children or aged to
perish; and the freed men and-worhen are
earnestly enjoined to make contracts, just
and fair, for rentaining with their former
In'order to faoilitate as much as possi
ble the application for pardons tinder the
excepted section of the President's Am
nesty Proclattation, it is stated for infor
mation that all applications must be by pe
tition, stating the exception, and accom
panied pith the oath prescribed. This pe
tition must be first approved by the Provis
ional Governor, and then forwarded to the
President. The headquarters of the Pro
visional Governor will be at Greenville,
where all comtnunications to him must be
The newspapers of this State will publish
this proolamatiban until the election for men
bers of the Convention.
In testimony whereof, I liave hereunto
set my hand and seal. Done at the
[L. 8.] town of G- :enville, this 20th day of
July, in the year of our Lord 1865,
and of the independence of the U5i
ted States the ninetieth.
D. F. PERRY.
By the Provisional Governort
WILLIAM 11. PERRy, Private Secretary.
100 """"old Siver:; al* Diamond
Rings. Apply to
july 29'65--Sp. D. B. McCREIGIHT.
Government Claims Mold Applw
. cationus for Pardons.
IIE subscriber has made arrange.
L ments with one of the most able and
influential legal firms in Washington city,
for the prosecution of Government claims
and applications for pardon.
All applications for pardon under the Am
ndsty Proclamation mnst first be lodged
with, the Provisional Governor. and from
thence forwarded' to Washington city for
final action by the President. The inter
vention of an attorney, both at this place
and Washington city, will greatly facilitate
thetransactions and completion of such bu
siness. C. .J ELFORD,
Attorney at Law.
SW- All papers in the State copy three
times and send bills to C. J. E.
july 29'66-,3 _ _
W. Ag. q U IN CTY,
Formerly of Baltimore. Md. late of South Caronsa.
NO. 52, WALL STREET, NEW YORK.
31 ROCERIES, Liquor, Provisions,
Dry Goods, Boots, Shoes, Hats,
roOkery, Hardware, Leather, Petroleum
Oil & Lamps, Drugs, and a general assort
meat of Goodi, at. lowest wholesale prices.
Cotton, Rice, Tobacco, Rosis, &a., &c.,
purchased, sold on commission, or taken in
exchange for goods upon favorable terms.
Orders respectfully solicited, and advances
made on consignments.
John Bratton, esq., Winnsboro', S..C.
Asbury Coward, esq., Yorkville, 8
Joseph Walker, esq.. Spattanburg, S .
M. W. Geary, esq., Attorney, Edgefle'd,
S. C. , (July 25'65-9pd'
FPOUR or five No. I Boot and Shoe
.i makers, white, can -find steady em
ployment, with good wages, by immediate
applicatina to R. W.' BONEY,
july 22'66-9 Winnsboro, 8. C.
JOHN A. RAy,
ARCHITECT AND.CIVIL ENGINEER,
COLUMBIA, a. C.
* ,, Professional btiiness attended to in
North and South Carolina. L July go'65
AM repredto.buyfromn onei to -i
I housan bales of COTTON, and will
pay the highest markst price for the same,
ether ID specie or "gweenbaoks.".
L. W. DUVA LL,
July 11 65 A gent.
C. & se . X, JLOAp.
GINIRAL SUPealnTmNDEu~'r Ov.is
C (I4ESTIlt, S,. C., .uly5 6 8.
T JNTIL further notice .trins will be
- n ally on this roi as hky
Adgg~bt8 7 . M.
-~w'~b: UIB AP.M..
A et/ .M
DISTRICT OF WESTERN 8. C.,
WiNNsoso',. 8. C., July 24, 1865;
No. 2. -
I TIIE District, of Western South,
e Carolina. is hereby divided into the
following Sub-Districts, viz.
let Sub-Aistrict will comprise the Dis
tricts of Greenville, Anderson and riekens,
and Charles T. Tro-wbridge is assigned to
command, with headquarters at Calhoun or
2nd Sub-district. The Districts of Lau
rens, Abbeville, Edg,_.ld and Newberry,
Brevet Brigadier General C. H. Van Wyok
to command. Headquarters at Newberry.
-8rd Sub-listrict. The Districts of Spar
tanburg. and -Union, commanding officer an'd
Headquarters to be hereafter designated.
4th Sub-district. The Districts of Fair
field, Chester, York and Lancaster, Brevet
Brigadier General I[. C. Chipman to com
mand, Headquarters at Winnsboro', S. C.
The regular reports required by the regn
lations War Department, and department of
the South, will be immediately forwarded to
'11. The following named officers are here
by announced on the staff of the Brigadier
General commanding District' of Western
1st Lieut CHAS. B. HALL, 30th Maine
Volunteers, A. A. A. G.
let Lient. and R. Q. M., FRANE It. CorrIN,
30th Maine Volunteers, A. A. Q. M.
Captain D. 11 MtiLLR, C. 8. Volunteers.
2nd Lieut. F. E. DwfiNAL, 80th Maine
Volunteers. A. 4. D C.
By command of Brigadier General
J. D. FESSENDEN.
CHAs. B. HA.L, A. A. A. General.
-HEA6 QUA RTERS,
DISTRICT OF WESTERN 8. C.,
W i N1nono', S. C., July 26, 1865.
HIEREAFTER, until further orders,
no liquor of any kind will be sold at
this place, unless by special permission from
the "Provost Marshal" at these .Headquar
tors. By command of
Brig. Gen. J. D. FSSENDEN.
CUAs. B. HALL, A. A. A. Gen'l.
DIPTRICT OF WESTERN 8. C,.
Wi INSqaoO' July 25, 1865.
INASMIUCH as many> of the colored
people living withsin this District
show no disposition to labor industriously
and faithfully, either for themselvee or their
employers, whereby they' mightbe able to
live comfortablyand'provide food and cloth
ing for theij1kmilies during the comiqg win
ter, but r show entire disregird for
their ow Vtests' future,-by leaving'
off work ing over the country,
living on the eal from planta
tions, an gr large numbers
in the vi 11 al in ary posts, which
cannot bt prbduee want and, sufferthg
to all, It is ordegedy
That all colored people remain steadily at
work with their employers and former
masters; that they refrain from alI-deeds of
tIeft and violence, -and faithfully -and dill.
gently strive to ensure the preservation arid
saftty of the crop, upon which the future
subsistence of all classes depend.
Any violation of this order wilibe severe
ly tunished, end. all colored peopl found
loafing about military posts. and in .the
country, will be arrested and punished. -
No acts of injustioe or oppression, by
planters and others, towerds the, negroes In
their employ, will be lffraed.
Contraots fr the work and labor of the
blanks, to be approved by' fficers designat
ed f6r that purppse,'willbe made in aU cases
where practicable, and both parties will be
held to a striot observance of the same.
Comnmanditug offioorE of Sub-distrseta and
pests, will be chargedwith the strict execu
tion of the o,bove.ordler.
-By commnand of
Brig. Gen. J: D. FES8ENDNN,
$HAs. B Hanl, A. A. A. Gen'l
july 7'66 :1.old
ualuSipiO OF6 6o allN 8.
.Alaedersu oM eisting Iu t h