IDa?y Papar SiO a Month. 1
2 Payable In Advsmc?. f
"Let onr juet cenaure
Attend the true event."-?hafc*ptare.
i Tri-Weekly $10. a Moats.
( Payable itt Advance.
BY at ?* SELS*. COLUMBIA, 6. C.,TUESDAY, APRIL 18, 1865.
VOL. X-NO. rr:
THE COLUMBIA PHONIX?
t IS JPUSUSHKD DAI LT AND TKt-WEEXLY, 1
BY J tr L I A K?^.? SBLBTJ
The' Daily i? ie?ued every morning, except
f _> day, st $20 . ?Jroath. Tri-Weekly, Tuesday,
Th jrsday ?nd Saturday, alf 10 a mouth, inva
r''"/c-iy in advance. Single copies" $U
Advertisements inserted at $5 per square (ten
lises) for eaeh insertion. - ?
T. J.^fJfOODWYN, Mayor of the city of.
_ a^Celumhis, S.' C., call earnestly upon the
c? -ns to em**ihs municipal authorities in the
;. nervation of . order, peace .and law. The
l?Tfi mads sod provided tor their .maintenance
<,-.!1 be strictly en-forced. It is, therefore, earp
i.v-'ly rSqbsstod that any and ?vary encroach^
ztzatbe promptly soportad to the pro ps r
.eSroers. -It ja a source of dpep regret -to i li?
z+ 'cutivs thai S laxity of morals exista ainoag
et vie portion? Of our inhabitants, inasmuch as
*>.<?y aro -daily trespassing on . the rights of
others, whose enclosures aro not secure by pro?
per fencing; ales, on the shade trees op the pub
lid rtreets- The law in these inatances, as well
Ec all laws for tba protection of public and pvi
s ste property, will be en fore ed.
Lt nsf also .boan reported that parties s re
bringing tato tho city spirituous liquors for sale.
It ia mueh to be deprecated that thia BO ure? sf
traffie shoald exist at such ? time, when our
jnhabttaaU stand ia daily want of food. Se?
vere measures against tho retailing, of liqaors
must be resorted to, ia order to stop the spread
of thia grievous evil; trusting on an All-wise
?^Providence to Sustain me in this our time of
affliction, and relying on all good citizens to
assist the authorities in maintaining order in
O i vea under my hand, this fourth day of
April, 1866. T. J. GOODWYN.
April 6_- ' _._.
The State of South Carolina.
EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT, J
COLUMBIA. Maroh 27, 1865. ]
R I"MIE .invasion of the State has rendered it
a - proper that the Legislative Department of
toe. Government of th? State shosld* be con
' Vned, that sush measures may be adapted ss
?Ue welfare of the State amy require. And for
! hat ; tarp ose, the members of the Senate and
-.he Kon-e of Representatives ot the State of
ionth Carolina are hereby invited to assemble
at Or.caville, OB TUESDAY, the 26th day ol
April, 1805, at 12 o'clock m.
Uv the Governor: A. G. MAGRATH.
Ofesiak W. ai. Bsxiorr, Private Beere tar*.
Attention, Co. X, Sd Eeg't 8. C. 8. T- \
HEADQUARTERS RICHLAND DISTRICT,
--APML 16, 18*5.
YOU ?re herebv ordered to ???embie nt thc
Ou rt House", o? THURSDAY, 20 tb. nt 10
o'clock; also, all mile white persons between
the ??cs of sixteen ?nd, seventeen, and.all bonded
men liable to duty without the District. AH
those failing.to report.will be arrested and dealt
with accordingly. - Bj order of
! * L. W. TAYLOR,
April 17 g? Capfc Com'g CaJK, Sd R?gTt. !
" ', j Notice.
TUE Store? will be opened on WEDNES?
DAY, the 19th' inst,, for the sal? of provi?
sions for cash, io proportion to the number in
the family ?nd the quantity on hand. i
! The resident poor of the city will bu under
the direction of th? City Council, which W??
iseue le them tickets for' provisions.
The poor living beyond the limits.?? the city
will be supp lied "with" tickets by tho-Btate Exe?
cutive Committcy. '
Pr-rs o ns will take notice of the above; and a
Joint Committee of the State and city will
-meet d.iiby, atibe Baptist Church-commencing
-MONDAY* next, 17th inst., at 9 o'clock n. m,
for the purpose of issuing new tickets.
E. L. KERRISON.
April 15 Chairman ' Joint Committee, j
fyxjjt STOLEN, on the* night of the lill
n^t i inst., from the stable *in rear of Head
quart?-r?, ? short SORREL STALLION, abom
tour years old. Said animal bas a sore on ead
side of his back, and bair trimmed very ebor
?on both hind fetlocks. The above reward wil
be paid, aiid-no questions asked, if the horse i
delivered at Headquarters Post. April 17
~ A Card. "
THE subscriber having returned to the city
will resume the AUCTION and COMMIS
SION BUSINESS, aud would respectfully solici
a continuation of the patronage form er ky be
stowed upon him. Orders left at the lesidenc
of th? subscriber, Washington street, or TOS
SAMSON'S residence. Richardson street, (Unv
rant's boose; bslew State Honae.) will b
promptly attended to. L. T. LEVIN.
1WILL continue to au end to sales of FURN :
TURK, MERCHANDIZE, REAL EsTA'f.
and STOCKS, at Private Sale and nt Auctioi
Liberal advances made ?poa all articles ?ont t
me fer sale. - Fer the present, apply at ii]
residence. Bridge street.
Orders left with Mr. D. C. PEIXOTTO/i
Mr. Walter's residence, next to Shiver Bou?
will be promptly attended to.
April 8 _. f FRA NCIS LANCE.
Pictorial and Gift BOOSTS.
ASMALL collection of rlCT?RTsYL ni
GIFT .BOOKS, beautifully ?lhhtTRte
suitable as mementoes of "friendship ' Sd -ntfe
tidn and as rewards of merit and etfi;,?'.!. u??
academies,, including tho -Writings < f ihr?e
the, nu et fair ? us poet? Apply at this o?i*e.
Writirg In*?- .
ABBV7 battles of uacoirosie? WRrTW
IHK, fer sal?, at this cAce march *)
The Fan of Richmond. y
.A correspondent of the Carolinian writes a?
follows, Oadeir date of Danville, Va.* April ?:
Grant commenced his grand movement as
early aa Tuesday, the 28th. He fort oarliaes
at different localities along their entire, length.
Hence Gen. Lee jr as compelled so to distribute
his forces ss to be prepared to repel the princi?
pal aseanlt with thc least possible delay. .
On tue Tuesday in question, the enemy ad?
vanced on the South aide to within one mil* of*
the Boykin Plank Road; threw up entrench?
ments and built a large fort in. the' vicinity of
the Lewis House. eDurin-g the night, his skir?
mishers pushed forward a few hundred yards
further. Wednesday, we fought thia oolam*
'with varying suceass, and night dt*ooped eu a
druwar battle. At Hatcher's Rori, dd ring tho
afternoon, ? there was also heavy Sighting, ia
which the enemy lost heavily. Thursday,
heavy skirmishing and movement of troops.
Friday, the 'efforts- were resumed, shd with
greater determination. The Federal cavalry
swept around our works'towards the railroads,
but-were mot by Gen. Fitz Tee and repulsed.
The Yankee infantry, upwards of 40,000 strong,
were massed near Burgess* Mi ll, and here battle
was joined in -earnest. The enemy gained no
substantial advantage, and goffered 'greatly. .Wo
captared~betw*en -five and six hundred prison?
ers. On -Saturday and Sunday, the fighting
was fearful. Our entrenchm. nts. in many
place?, .were held bv a thin line only, hut this
stood nord y to its post throughout- Saturday.
On "Sunday, however, Giant resumed his old
vooation of "Butcber." i&Finding that he could
make little er no impression iii the ordinary
way. he massed his troops several columns
deep against a portion ot the line on the right,
and thea driving-them relentlessly forward,
succeeded at last, after frightful sacrifice of life,
in obtaining possession of a section of tb?
works, lt waa not in the power ef aov men,
however brave, to have withstood these des?
perate assaults without greater support.. Lsag
strest had not yet come up, although hurrying
from another part of the field. Meanwhile, th?
Federals were rolling forward and recoding
like wave?-those behind impelling those be?
fore-until*a lodgment was effected, the worki
mounted, a flanking position and enfilade fir?
secured, and lb? battle substantially-vron.
. Our grape and canister mowed the en ?ni j
down by hundreds, our rifles told with onerr
lng precision, and the gronud Va? literally
carpeted with the dead and wounded; bal
sheer physical hru.e felice proved at last supe
rior te everything elsa, anesthe defences won
We know nothing yet o; tl.? military move
mente of the day in detail. But ever} state
melli lire, reaches u? confirms the fact that ou
? oflivera and soldiers fought ?ke heroes.
Oe?. A. P. Hid ia Enid lo have been killed ?
mortally wounded.,? He waa passing tbroug]
the wood* and came upon two Yankees, who?
iurrcndtr he. demanded, hui, instead <ftf yield
ing. one pf-tl,tin drew night i.rii' .~'.ict his
t'-r'.ufch ti.e body. Whether he was kille?
?oulrighti or not, v ? fio not know, lt is though
by Sora; that he is in the hands of the enea)
,nnd probably sti?3 clive. G*n. Cordoo is. M
pori ed mortally wc-jaded. - - 1. ?? one* of th
I lions of the ?iiiy. Gen. I'kkott is*a:d ta h Af
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