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Thursday Morning, Juna 29, 1365.
Frederick Haated's Pamphlets.
"We hare deceived a vojame of pam?
phlets, or rather sermons, essays and let
tera, from the pea of one Frederick Hasted,
au old man of seventy, an Englishman,
-who seems to be a sort of peupatetic, for
his essays are written from various places,
lie is a dreamer, an enthusiast, means
well, co doubt, and makes of Bible topics
his familiar themes. He addresses, first,
the professing believers ia Christ, and
asks them the question, which we may
suppose to be one of singular novelty, if
it be not necessary for the furtherance of
the cause of God that the doctrines of the
believers in Christ should be uniform. His
simplicity ia surely a rare merit now-a
days. We doubt if any of the churches
will make answer. We find his first pa?
per addressed to Franklin Pierce, when
President, in 1S54, in which he proposes a
subscription for buying up the negroes
and setting them free-a suggestion which,
duly carried out, would tend greatly to
the relief of many a luckless slaveholder
.of the present day. In December, 1S60,
he wrote to President Lincoln, telling him
that a rumor from Washington informed
him that he (the President) and Hamlin,
the vice-President, were both to be assas?
sinated. Very curious, surely, wheu we
consider the final fate ol Liucoln. Ho
wrote" several letters to Horace Greeley,
his head still running on the slavery ques?
tion. There are several letters to Lincoln.
In one of them, he gravely proposes to
him that, as England seema to hold Cana,
da with a very slack hand, he should do
well and wisely to swap for the Canadas
and British possessions in North America
the several States of Mississippi, Alabama
Georgia, the Carolinas. Florida, and that
portion of Louisiana lying Northeast of
the Mississippi. Rather a large and mag?
nificent trading transaction! In April,
1861, he addressed a letter "to the Hon.
Jefferson Davis, at Moutydmew," in
which he tenderly exhorts him to turn
from the error of his ways, give up his
vanities and false gods, eschew slavery,
and he offers to subscribe one hundred
dollars as his contribution towards the
purchase of the freedom of the negro.
He does not seem to have made any im?
pression upon Davis, nor does the money
seem to have paid over. Tho good old
man has nevertheless attained thc object
of his heart, and we declare to him our
perfect readiness to receive the money
which Mr. Davis declined. This is our
day of small things, and the smallest fa?
vors will be gladly received. We will
promise Mr. Hasted that in the expendi?
ture of his hundred dollara, we shall buy
?ny other than human flesh. And, verily,
.we need thia money for the market. But
enough of this amiable enthusiast, who
still continues, though at seventy years, to
canter about upon his hobby.
The terrible explosion at1nj>bile is now
supposed to be the work of incendiarism.
A man named John Jackson V- all has
been arrested, charged with the blowing
up cf the two steamers. He tells the fol?
On the night before the explosion at
Mobile, he helped to lay three torpedoes
between two buildings, both stored with
gunpowder. These three were laid by
him, with the assistance crUtwo other men,
under the direction of a Confederate ma?
jor, who, with drawn sword, threatened
the men with instant death on the slight?
est resistance. After the torpedoes \v<>re
laid, a shell with a long fuse attached was
yiven to him, and he was told where to
place it, at the end of the line made by
the three torpedoes. He did aa ho was
bid. He ascended a plank; he put down
the shell-the fuse uppermost. Then the
en4 of the fuse was lighted by the major,
the three men hurriedly getting out of the
way. The next morning, the explosion
The Governor of Texas has called a
convention of tho peoplo of the State to
meet in the city of Austin on the 10th of
July. He iissues a manly address to the
??eople, expressing the hope that neaco
will be secured for tue State on honorable
and indulgent tenu -, and exhorts them lo
peace and order.
The Winnsbo'ro News states that the
cars on the Charlotte and South Carolina
Railroad now make daily trips to Whit?
Gab, appoint eight miles North of Winns
boro-an iving there at about 2 p. m.,
and Ieaviuctv^alf an hour afterwards. Pas?
sengers go^oj** North lie over at Chester
* ? '. [Communicated.
"Top o' the horning to Ye1."
"The lightnings cease', and that dark day
Fades iu calm loveliness away."
We do net wonder that, wiih Ameri
ricans, the weather is such a frequent topic
of conversation. Ita changes are as fi ekle
and as sadden as are those cf the different
faces with whom we meet in society. Few
or no other countries are so continually
subject to as great transitions. During a
sultry day in midsummer, jjpor humanity,
with us, feels every nerve and fibre; each
one seems attached to u separate galvanic
battery, aud all are electrically charged to
their utmost tension. We almosr. lose our
self-control, and petulance is ready to
expresa discomfiture in coutnet with the
slightest opposing elements or objects.
We welcome sleep, and, like Sancho
Panza, bless its inventor. Perhaps, ere
?morning breaks, tigere comes a shower,
and then how swiftly do our nerves relax.
We become our happier selves again. jNo
longer do our very baits seem bristled
(With galvanic wires, but buoyancy and
energy dart through the arteries, and we
lind the mere sense of life a luxury, ?so
longer do electric globules dance around
their May pole. ?ven our brain cloud
has met with a surcharged cloud; the posi?
tive has given to the negative; and a fitful
gtune of lightning has restored to a happy
condition our atmosphere and ourselves.
Men of sittiirmine te upernment may ?jut,
bc as much affected by the weather as
those more vigorous and active. The
nervous and mercurial are especially de?
pendent on the condition of tho air. Some
men can no more be lively in foul weather*1
than they can control their sick and well
days. Tiicy are at the mercy of the de
meats. And so, too, with the sensibilities
of the sanguine. Snch persons must have
their pleasures augmented by clear and
genial skies. If lightnings pia}- at sunset
and the day departs amid nature s tears,
they aro drops of comfort, that do us more
good that night than would a pillow of j
poppy leaves. We feel that we might leap J
over the moon. The morning finds sucti
persons as vigorous as though steam had
been driven through their locomotive
organs. They would rush against a wind?
mill with greater effect^ than would the
legs of ihe world renowned churgor,',llosi
These remarks do not b^.ir upon every
individual. Some are so phlegmatic that
neither storm nor calm disturbs their
equability; and only the sight of food, or
a hard stroke uponathe cranium, will in?
cline them, to r-juse from the routine of
vegetating daily, which is to them the sum
mam bonum of all happiness. In fine,
the pleasures and miseries of a changeable
climate are diverse in the case of-each in?
dividual, and it is in proportion to their
antipathies or susceptibilities that they
will enduro or enjoy iheir share of nature,
in its atmospheric surroundings or through
its various kaleideoscope.
WIGWAM. DAISY DALE.
G SEEN VILLE AND COLUMBIA RAILROAD.
We have had a conversation with Mr.
LasSalle, the worthy superintendent of this
railroad, who tells U3 that the surveyors
have gone over the new route of the road,
which ia to supply the gap between Co?
lumbia and Alston. He speaks encou?
ragingly of thc work, and says that it will
bc pressed forward with all the energy
possible to the circumstances of the com?
pany and the country. This very impor?
tant track is too essential to the prosperity
of Columbia and thu country to make us
indifferent to this promise, which we hope
to see realized by the fall.
European emigration to the Southern
States is largely promised in the British
papers. Wc trust to see largo colonies
arrive from thethrifty G orman race. They
t arc au industrious and good farming peo
j In Tennessee, the Act lo limit the eloc
I lion franchise excludes the leaders of the
rebels from suffrage for ti fte. n years, and
for live years denies thc right to the
smaller fry. . How to d?termine the status
of each will bo the question. While tiie
straggle lasted, every small tacky fancied
himself a wheel horne.
We believe that tico and not three cents
per pound is the amount of the internal
revenue tax to be levied on cotton. . Let
the seller look to it. Short, cotton? obtain
twenty cents in the Columbia market at
. The Winnsboro Hews leafcns from Super?
intendent Wiley, of the Southern Express
Company, that, commencing with Thurs?
day, (to-day,) theroVwill bo a semi-weekly
mail, via Orangeburg, from Charleston to
Columbia, and that it ia probable that a
semi-weekly line will also bo run from
I White Oak, connecting with thc other hue
I St Columbia.
The New York IltraUL of-Ahe 17th,
under the above h oiling, publiai? es the
The steamships George Cromwell and
Evening Star, which arrived here yester?
day from New Orleans on ?he l?th in-?tj.
brought us'hnportaut despatches from OOT
correspondents in the Gulf Department.
They .fucuish in te pest in y accounts of the
incidents preceding, atteuding and toiiow
iug the occupation of Bro waaf file, Texas,
on th? 3lst ult., by the national troops,
under Gen. Brown. The rebel troops,
previous to' evacuating the place, muti?
nied, pillaged the to^wu and made prison
era some of their officers uulil their de?
mands for the payment of their back dues
were complied with. The rebels left tbe
day previous to Gen. Brown's arrival, not
waiting to be paroled or to comply in any
manner witn the terms of General Kirby
Smith's surrender. Large numbera of them
moved across the Ilio Grande into Mexico,
taking with them their arms. Their artil?
lery they sold to the Mexican imperialists
at Matamoros. It ls said that the last of
thc rebels were driven from Brownsville
hy Mexican residents, who organized a
home guard for the preservation of order
soon after the evacuation commenced.
After taking possession of Brownsville,
Gen. Brown wrote a letter to Gen. Mejia,
thc imperialists commander at Matamoros,
assuring him thal neutrality would be ob?
served by the American forces in regard
to the COUto-t in Mexico between the re' j
publicans iud imperialists. It is ?aid that
th?: rebel <?en. Magruder, as well as Kirby I
Smith, has gone to M ex ici* The latter
earrie'', willi him a considerable amount of
Un the 2d inst., the rebel Geuerals Ma?
gruder and Kirby Smith weru received on
board thu United States steamer Fort
Jackson, Capt. Sands, oil' Galveston, when
\ th? articles of surrender of all the rebel
Trans-Mississippi, torees were signed bv
Gen. Smith. The Jiext morning the rebel
officers were conveyed back to Galveston,
and on the 5th mst. Capt. Sands and other
olliceis pr. ..ceded up to thc town, landed,
I received its surreieler from the Mayor and
once more unfurled the national Hag ever
the public buildings, in the presence of a
large but undemonstrative and orderly
assemblage id' the people.
The rebel ("overnor of Texas has issued
a call for the Legislature to meei, in Au?
gust, and also for an election to choose
delegates to a Stale convention.
The President's amnesty proclamation
created much excitement in New Orleam.
The classes excepted from pardon v/er?
more numerous than had been expected.
Large numbers of paroled reli?is, officers
as well as soldiers, have recently arrived
in New Orleans and settled down io the
quiet routine of private life, ?.?lierais,
Beauregard and Dick Taylor nav'e^been
for some time residing in the vicinity of
the city, awaiting the proceedings of Co
vernnieut in their casca The business of
the city was rapidly reviving.
Thc late rebel Gov. ?llep, of Louisiana,
j has issued a farewell address to the people
of that State, acknowledging the inexora?
ble logic of eveuts, the lailure ol' the ie
hellion, and that he no longer assume* to
be their Executive, and counselling? them
to submit gracefully to the national au?
The Alabama "State archives, removed
by the reoels to Augusta, Ga., on the ad?
vance of Gen. Wilson's cavalry, were
recently recovered, and arrived at -Mobile
on the -Uh iust., on their way to bc re?
turned to thc Capitol at Montgomery.
The stolen archives of the State of Missis?
sippi had also been secured, aud were e.i
route to the State capital. The late rebel
Go?-. Moore, of Alabama, has been arrest
ed and sent North under guard. Union
meetings are being held ?ii different parts
of Alabama, and national banks are to be
immediately established in Mobile and
Montgomery. In Mobile, aa well as the
other Southern cities, President Johnson's
am' esty proclamation excited much inte
re L and discussion.
Hov. GEORGE A. THKMIOLM.-It is with
great satisfaction that we learn that this
gentleman has been released on his parole,
and is now at large in the city of Charles?
SALTS, af SOUTHKRN PROPERTY.-The
Philadelphia Ledger** Washington corres?
The recent order suspending the sale of
Southern real estate, in default of the
payment ot tax. J, is merely temporary,
and ?vas issued by tim President with a
view of giving the delinquent parties all
the time possible in which to make good
the claims of tho Government upon them.
It is necessary to make this statement, for
the reason that some have construed the
order into a reluise fron, payment, which
is net, t hc case.
Acacia Lodge. ,
ft A REGUL?R communication of
V>'Villis .Lodge will h.: held THIS
/S/A.(Thursday) AFTERNOON, t&th, at
4- o'efoek, ?in thc"Hall in*tho College Cam?
pus. By order.of the \V. M.
June "i'J E. O. WITIilNGTON, S. e. ,
ASUIT OF S UTTING ROOM FURNI?
TURE, consisting of a fine GJ-octave
Rosewood-fr?med PIANO, Mahogany Hair
SeatSOPA, CHAlItS and ROCKER, pair
of CAW) TABLES, set of PICTURES,
CARPET, RUG, Ac. Apply immediately
to -?73 Iiiehaidaou utrcd, below the State
House, lune -9 1*
The office of the Columbia l'lnenix is
OD Gates tfirei'ti, second door from Plain.
THE FICBCoMPA?ib8.-A corespondent,
in yesterday's paper, informs us that there
ha's been a reorganization of the fire com?
panies, by which three have been resolved
into one,-and that this consists ?? but foVty
members. Such a force ia surely unequal
to the wants of th? city, "and surely the
resources of the city in men, especially
when there is no militia duty to be done,
ought to suffice to give ua at least three
companies, as before. Thia done, and a
proper esprit da corps inspired among
them, a certain feeling of pride and senti?
ment of ?mutation, even - apart from con?
siderations of duty, would, no doubt,
enable the companies, with Borne help from
the city funds, to put the engines ia good
order, and iu time to procure new ones,
with adequate supplies of hose. Theciii
zeua themselves, in view.of the important
uses of these companies*, might be per?
suaded to contribute additional money to
eke out the slender resources of the corpo?
ration. We trust" that these .hints will
commend themse I vvs lo some of the more
energetic and patriotic of our young men,
and inspire them with the wrll to be doirg
some good for their people in their day
(^"PEK-.INAL.-All subscribers to the
Rlnriiix whose subscriptions have ex?
pired, will please come forward and
renew, in specie or Government Treasury
notes; otherwise their.papers will be slop?
IL&T W*e wish it distinctly understood
that our terms are cash. No advertise?
ments will, therefore, be inserted unless
paid torin ad vance.
The relatives, friends and acquaintances
of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A- <.'. Gruber -ire
I "invited io attend the funeral services of
th ?ir youngest son, CAPERS DACH M AN,
at their rnsidencc, in Camden stree', THIS
AFTERNOON, at 5 o'doek,
Carpenters Tools, /trod.*. J'alul Brushes, ?zr.
By A- Phillips.
THIS (Thun-day) MORNI NG. 29th. at'lO
o'clock, I will sell at my Auction Room,
A lot of Carpenter's Tool?, Iliads, Paint
Brubht-H, Locks, Note, Letter and <Ji*p Pa?
per, Knvulopes, Lead Pencils, ?iass Fen?
ders. ike. Also, H valuable collection of
Rooks; amongst . them are School Hooky,
now much wanted. Also, u Horse, Buggy
and Harneas. dune l*
By Burbec & Walter.
THIS 1>AY, June 29, we wnl bell, at our
oifiee, at 9^ "o'clock, the lollowing ar?
Bedstead, Bureau?. Folding Table, Fine
Sofa, Chairs, Cradle?, Mailings, Harness.
Pitchers, Jars, Demijohns, Spittoons, Look?
ing Glass, Wheelbarrow, lot Carpenter's
Tods, ?tc. Also, a lot of Oils, Varnishes,
Paints, White Lead. And a good Cow and
Calf. " June2'J.l*
Ginger, Dally, Mc \iister and Wins?
BROWN'S EXTRACT OF GINGER,
D ALLY'S PAIN EXTRACTOR,
.MCALISTERS ALL HEALING OINT?
MENT, MKS. WINSLOW'S SOOTHING
SYRUP FOR CHILDREN". For sale by
DR. P. MELVIN COHEN,
Druggist, Pickeus street, head of Lady.
June 20 1*
Bt?OT AMI SHOE SHOP.
rr^IIE undersigned, having again re
A sumed business in the hall of the
Phoenix Hook and Ladder Engine HoOse,
are now prepared to MANUFACTURE
LADIES' and G EN T'S BOOTS and SHOES
at the shortest-notice on reasonable-terms.
Orders respectfully solicited. Terms cash
THOMAS FLANTGAN & CO.
"une 2S 3
Headq'rs United States Forces,
CITY OF COLL MPI A. S. C.,
JONE 28, IS65.
GENERAL ORDERS XO. 7.
IN accordance with instructions from
Brigade Headquarters, the gentlemen
foimefly composing the Board of Mayor
and Council of this eitv, are hereby ap?
pointed a "Relief Committee," for the
purpose of continuing the performance of
their duties in relieving the poor and sup?
plying the city with fresh water and other
necessaries. Their actions will be under
the superintendence of the military^Com?
mandant Of the Pont. Such taxes as have
been assessed by thom are hereby ordered
to be paid to the Post Cornmaodunt, to be
disposed of, not for the payment, of pre?
vious debta. but for the immediate relief
of trie needy, through the ageucy of this
"Committee." By order of
LIEUT.Cor- N. HAUGHTON,
25th O. V. V. L, Comd'g Post.
JOHN WALTON-, Lieut, and Post Adj't.
June 20 ti
i^TJ^ T~1naMBWP?wi"i??ji.i?i? ">i ? iu-i?. num. -,msv?
IM M El Tl AT ELY, a GOOD WHEEL
WRIGHT, feudi a on? tun find steady
employment n:i'd good wages by ??piyitig'
at ttiis office. ' Jun? 27 -fi*
fPHE scholastic quarter commences ou
?X MONDAY, the 3d of July. Boys re?
ceived at aay time. The course of study
embraces nil the English branches usually
taught in schools, Greek, Latin and French.
Fur other in formation, apply to or address
-JAS. WOOD DAVIDSON",
June 27 tufmS* At Dr. John Fisher's.
General Commission Agency.
PB. ("LASS respectfully advertises
. t he public that he is prepared to do
a GENERAL COMMISSION BUSINESS,
und invites consignments of all kinds of
Merchandize, Manufactures, Produce, ?tc.
He will attend to the purchase or sale of
Real Estate, Stocks, &c. Office ami sales?
room on Plain sireet, between Bull ?nd
Piekeiis. juue 20 -j-G"
MA DESIRABLE FARM of finner,-?,
.under pood fencing, about 2} miles
tuon town. Dear Bar haul vi jfi e. Un the
pla.:? isa neat COTTAGE HOUSE, con?
taining five looms, with nil necessary out?
buildings and a spriiu; of cool water.
Apply to C. F. HARRISON,
June 23 2d door from Shiver House.
Headq'rs Northern District Depart?
ment of the South,
COLUMBIA. S (t., JUNE 27, 1805.
0 ENER AL ORDERS NO.-.
ON and after flit- dat.? of this order, all
telegraph lines in thia District are
placed under the control of Ure military
, Any telegraph operator failing to give
precedence to military over civil de?
spatches, both in reliving and transmit?
ting the samo, will be considered guilty o f
military misdemeanor, and punished by
sentence of a mihtaay court, or at the
discretion of the nearest military com?
mander. By command of
Brevet M*j. Gen. J. P. HATCH.
(Signe'.) LEONARD 15. PERRY.
June 2S 15 A'ss't Adjutant General.
Headquarters United States Torces
'( LTV OF COLUMBIA, S. C.,
.IUXE 'ir. 1SC5.
GENERAE Ol:J)EES NO S.
\ LL permits issued from these bend
J-\. quarters, in accordance with'Genetal
Orders No. 4, lo sell intoxicating liquors
to eil ?zens by the bottle or otherwise, aro
hereby revoked, and al! sales of such
liquors are strictly prohibited, except upon
certificates of necessity from respectable
surgeons or physicians and special permit
sion from these headquarters. This mea?
sure has been rendered neeessai*y hy ihe
constant abuse of the privilege bere.ofore
granted liq?inr sellers, ninny of them hav?
ing repeatedly violated the order forbid?
ding the sale of liepior to enlisted men of
the United States army, as well as to ne?
groes and citizens of a disreputable cha?
1 acter. Rv ord%r ol
Lieut. Col. N. HAUGHTON. *
25th O. V. V. !.. Co:- md'g Port.
JOHN WALTON', Post Adjutant.
June 2S <.;
Headers 1st Provisional Brigade, #
CULUMBfA, S. C.. June 22, lbo?.
GENERA R ORRER NO. -.
IALL persons having in their posses
e sion any property formerly belonging
t?? the Confederate or Stale Government,
or any persons knowing the location of
any such proper!}', will forthwith report
the lanie, with au exact statement and
inventory, to the commanding officer here;
failing to do which, they will incur the
extreme penalty of the law.
II. No tax of any description is to be
collected by or paid to any olficer not an?
nounced by the United States authorities.
Persons having paid such taxes since the
occupation of this place by Government,
will report the sume to the commanding
III. All persons desiring to open-trade,
or already having done so, ih this eily,
will report to the Act. Ass't'Pi ovost Mar?
shal, and receive their licenses from the
Provost Marshal here. No intoxicating
beverage of any kind will bc sold to any
IV. A tax of one(l) per cent, will bo
paid to the Provost Marshal on all sales of
liquor, to be accounted for by him to tho
Ass't Provost Marshal of tho Brigade, for
disposal bv; Post Council of Administra?
V. Any person refusing to receive
United Stales money nt. par value will bo
at on, ,: arrested and tried for disloyalty..
By order of A. S. H A Ri AV El IL.
GEO. F MCKAY, 1st Lieut, and A A.A.O.
, June 26 6
MK. HENEY TIMROJ)
WILL open! during tho first week in
July, at bia residence in Richland
street., (between Lull and Marion,) a
DAY SCHOOL FOR BOYS, in which tho
Ancient Languages, French and tho usual
English Branches will bc taught.
June 1 ir *
JW. SMITH is prepared to furnish
. TINWARE at wholesale or retail.
All orders promptly attended to. at his
residence, Taylor street, opposite Sidrry
Park. REPAIRING done at shortest
notice. June 22 ?f