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DAILY PAPER $10 A YEAR.
'LET OUR JUST CENSURE ATTEND THE TRUE EVENT."
TRI-WEEKLY $7 A YEAR.
BY J, A. SELBY.
COLUMBIA, S. C., THURSDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 14, 1865.
VOL. 1.-NO. 14$y/
D A IL Y AND TR I- WEE KL Y.
BY JULIAN A. SELBY.
TERMS-IX~" A B VA N C E.
Inserted in either tho Daily or Tri-Weekly- at
SI per ?ipiarc for the first insertion, and 75
. centsiTor each subsequent insertion. In thc
Weekly, $1 a square.
?irSpecial notices 15 cents a line,
?fa- ? i i
Bureau of Refugees mid Freedmen
Rules and Regulations adopted Relative
io Abandoned Lauds in Possession of
Hie Government, ?ic.
CIRCULAR No. 15.
WAK DiirAitTM EXT.
BUREAU OF REFUGEES, EKELDMEX,
una AUAM>ONED LANDS.
WASHINGTON, D. C., Sept 4. 1865.
Circular No. 13, of July 28, 18G5,
from this Bureau, is hereby rescinded,
and the following rulos and regula?
tions are adopted for tho. purpose of
establishing a definite and uniform
policy relative to abandoned lands or
real property and lands, or real pro?
perty to which the United Slates shall
have acquired title by confiscation or
sale or otherwise, which now or may
hereafter come under the control of
.this Bureau by virtue of ?the Act of
Congress approved March 3, 1865, es?
tablishing and by orders ai the Presi?
dent, to wit: General Orders No. 110,
War Depurtiucnt, June 7,1865. Aban?
done J. lands referred to in the laws
and regulations roveming this bureau
are defined, according to section two
of an Act of Congress, approved July
2, 1864:, as follows, vi/.: "Property,
real or personal, shall l>e regarded as
abandoned when the lawful owner
thereof shall be voluntarily absent
therefrom mid engaged either in arms
or i tho.-wi e i i aiding or encouraging
Second-Property will not be regard?
ed as confiscated until after the decree
of the United States Court for thc
. district in which the property may bc
found has been made, by which tin
property is condemned as enemy's
property, and becomes the property
of the United States.
Third-All abandoned huid or rea'
property and all land and real proper?
ty to which the United States sha!
have acquired title by confiscation oi
sale or otherwise, that now is or maj
hereafter come under the control o
the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmei
. and Abandoned Lands, by virtue <>
Slid A< t and order of the President, i:
and shall be set apart for use of loya
refugees and freedmen, and so niue!
as may be necessary assigned to then
as provided in section fourth of *h<
Act establishing the bureau, viz: "T<
every male citizen, whether refugee
or freedman, as aforesaid, there sha!
be assigned not more than forty acre
of such land, and the person to whoa
it is so assigned shall be protected i;
the use and enjoyment of the laud fo
the term of three years, at au amma
rent not exceeding 6 per centum upoi
the value; of %said land as it was ap
praised bj thc State authorities in tl:
year 1K;?(), for the purpbse of taxation
and ju ease no such appraisal can b
found, then the rental shall be base?
upqii the estimated value of ibo lan
pi said year, to bb ascertained in sue]
manner as the commissioners may b
r?gulation prosecute. At the end <
said term, or any time during sai
term, the occupants of any parcels s
assigned may purchase the land an
receive such title thereto as the Unite
States can convey, upon payingther?
tor the vain?; of the land as ascertaine
and fixed for the purpose of detcrmil
i rig the a muai rent aforesaid."
Fourth-AD lands of other real jin
porty within the several States, vi:
Virginia, North Carolina, South Can
lina, Georgia, Florida., Alabama, Mi
ssissippi, Tennessee, Kentucky, Mi
souri. Maryland, Arkansas, Loujsian
and Texas, to which the Uhib d Stat
has acquired or shall acquire title I
confiscation or sale, or other "aha
doned real property in those Slat?
provided said property, whether eo
fiscated or abandoned, remaining u
sold or otherwise disposed of, sh:
have been properly transferred to t
Bureau upon requisition ot thc Coi
missioner or Assistant Commissioner,
shall bc considered as under the con?
trol of the Commissioner of Refugees,
Freedmen and Abandoned Lands, for
the purpose hereinbefore set forth and
for the time authorized by the Act es?
tablishing the bureau; and no part or
parcel of said confiscated or abandoned
property shall be surrendered or re?
stored to the former owners or other
claimants, except such surrender or
restoration be authorized by said Com?
Fifth-Assistant Commissioners will
as rapidly as possible cause accurate
descriptions of all confiscated and
abandoned lands, and other confiscat?
ed and abandoned real property, that
is now or may hereafter come under
their control, to be made, and, be?
sides keeping a record of such them?
selves, will forward monthly to the
Commissioner of the Bureau copies of
such descriptions, in the manner pre?
scribed by Circular No. 10, of July
ll, 1865, from this bureau. They
will, with as little delay as possible,
select and set apart such confiscated
and abandoned lands and property as
may be deemed necessary for the im?
mediate use of rc*fngeesand freedmen,
thc sp?cifie division of which into lots
and the rental or sale thereof, accord?
ing to the law establishing the bureau,
will be completed as soon as practica?
ble and reported to the Commissioner.
In the selection and setting apart of
such lands and property, care will be
used to take that about which there
is the least doubt that this bureau
should have custody and control of.
Si.rtlt-Whenever any Land or oilier
real property that shall com? into tho
possession of this bureau as "abandon?
ed," does not fall under the definition
of "abandoned" as set forth in section
2, of the Act of Congress, approved
duly 2, 1864, hereinbefore mentioned,
it will be fornjally surrendered by the
Assistant Commissioner of the bureau
for the State within which su<?li real
estate is situated, upon .its appearing
that the claimant did not abandon the
property in-the sense defined in said
section and act.
Sere-hilt-Former owners of proper?
ty held by this bureau as abandoned,
who claim its restoration on the
ground of having received the pardon
of the President, will, as far as practi?
cable, forward their applications to
the Commissioner of the Bureau,
through the superintendents and As?
sistant Commissioners of the Districts
and States in which the property is
situated. Each application must be
accompanied by-1st. A copy of spe?
cial pardon of the President of the
United States, or of the oath under
his amnesty proclamation when they
are not embraced in any of the excep?
tions therein mentioned. 2d. Proof
of title. 3d. Evidence that the pro?
perty has not been cifcnfisc*yte*l or
libelled in any United Statt-s Court,
j or, if libelled, that proceedings against
i it have been discontinued. Officers of
j thc bureau through whose hands such
' applications must pass, will endorse
j thereon such facts as may assist the
i Commissioner in his decision, stating
j especially the ;use to which the pro
j nerty is put bv the bureau.
I (). O. HOWARD,
Maj. Cen. and Com'r of Refugees, .
Freedmen and Abandoned Lands.
AlTKOVEI>, September 4, 1865.
President of the United States.
ACOMMODIOUS and WELL-FUKNISH
ED COTTAGE RESIDENCE, with ?.ll
necessary out-buildings and a good well of
water, will be sold a bargain. For particu?
lars, ?pplv to WM. WARDLAW.
_ TH IS THOIIOUGH-BHED STAL
Mk^fc. LI()N. out of Millwood, by-Jionrbon,
>*wS(a(raised by Col. Hampton,) will
?1-21-stand the ensuing season, afc thc
Fair Grounds. The lior.se is so well known
that any recommendation would be supcr
I (hums. ' Terms S2li in specie, or its ctpuva
? lent in greenbacks. Groom's fee il in
specie. WM. HITCHCOCK.
Sept 13 i__
COLUMBIA, S. C.
ri!HE undersigned, ba ving leased the large
I 1. and commodious building known as t lie
I ''Columbia Methodist Female College," has
openeu it as a FIRST-CLASS HOTEL.
' sept ll T. S. NICKE1?80N, Proprietor.
COLUMBIA, September 12, ?8C3.
Present-nis Honor thc Mayor; Aldermen
Rates, Glaze, Geiger, Harris, Hope, Lcap
bart, Stork and Wells.
Tbc minutes of the last meeting were read
The applications of Speck A Pt dock, and
Zealy, Scott & bruns were referred to the
Committee on Eieeiisoa-to report at next,
meeting of Council.
Thc account of G. G. Newton was, on
motion, referred to the Committee on Ac?
counts-to report at next meeting of Coun?
The account of Wm. Hussung, presented
at last meeting of Council and referred to
thu Committee on Accounts, wa? reported ?
favorably by said Committee, and ordertd !
to be paid.- ?
The account of H. Winter, presented at ;
last meeting of Council, and rt forred to tho
Committee on Accounts, was reported on,
and recommended to be paid, upon settle?
ment of claims l.o.d by the city of Columbia
against said H. \\ inter.
The Committees nnCaird House and Po?
lice, on Licenses, and on Water Works, not
ticing prepared to report, begged further
time, which was granted.
Joint A. Tay having received a majority
of the votes of Council for City Surveyor,
was declared duly elected.
Alderman Welts was appointed <<> fill a
vacancy it. the Committee on Ways ...nd
Means: Alderman Harris to till a vacancy
in the Committee on Accounts; Alderman
Stork to till a vacancy in the Committee on
Guard House and Police: Alderman Fisher
to lill a vacancy in the Committee on Water
Works: Alderman Geiger to till a vacancy
in t?ic Committe on Alms House; Alderman
Stork to till a vacancy in the Committee on
Samuel Heard was appointed to lill a va?
cancy in the Board ol Health in Ward No. "2. :
The following resolutions were ottered and '
fiesolred, That . tb" ordinance to raise
supplies fur thc pi-cs ?nt yea rbi: ropn! lished, ;
three times, for general information.
7?e.-'o/r<v/, That the Chairman of tin: Roard .
of Health is hereby respectfully retjut sled
to call a meeting of sahl Board,"at an early i
da t .. for the purpose t.t' pro .-ccnttng rho du?
ties assigned l!:e.il.
/Aso'ced, That the City Clerk be. and he '
is hereby, authorized ami required t > apply
to the i Ourt of Common Pleas and < ?eiieral
Sessions, at its session on tlc- first Mo ida y
in October nox<, for a renewal of tie ? xecu- :
tions against tho estate of J..I. Kinsler and
ot luis, for taxes ductile citj of Columbia
for years pa.-..
li-'solced, Thal thc Clerk be instnuted to
collect thu value of a cow belonging to the
city that was in the possession of Mr.
Tho upson; and in the event of said Mr.
Thompson's refusal to pay tin- value of said
cow, ($35,) the Clerk is ordered totale.- such
measures a? will enforce the payment de?
On motion, the Council adjourned.
F. H. ELMORE. City Clerk.
TUST received, a tull stock of SUGARS,
which we arc selling as low as tv.eiitv
cents. ZEALY, SCOTT A BRUNS. "
Sept 13_ _3
Bacon, Rice, Cor^Df
5.000 lbs. prime BACON.
2 tierces RICE.
Kin bushels C< ?RN.
Sept 13 3 ZEALY, SCOTT A BRUNS.
?) CASES No. i H\*Sl)N TEA, ai a low
? price. ZEALY. SCOTT A BR?NS.
Scot 13 :>
"YTTE have now a complete and assorted
Y\ stock of cjn ice Hiltrops ami of Hie?
best brands. ZEALY, SCOTT .V BRUNS.
Sept 13 :i
JUST received, choice ENGLISH DAIRY
Sept 13 3 ZEALY, SCOTT & BRUNS.
\E\Y STOKE ?XD HW (Will's!
I rililE subscribers have just received, di
? X rect from New York, a bill snpplv'of
I Ladies' and Genfs FALL and WINTER
I GOODS, of all kinds, -neb as CALICO! .
? DELAINES, MENINGES, FLANNELS, B;
! moral Skirts. Ladies' Cloaks. Longclotn,
I Linens, Handkcrcliicfs and Fancy Dress
I Goods, Ae.
I CENTS WEAR-Clothing, Hats, Caps,
i Hoots. Shoes, Under-shirts, .Ve..
I A good assortme nt of CROCKERY and
Citizens And persons generally wi aid <!
we ll io -ive us a call before "purchasin;;
I < lsewhere. P. LYONS A CO.,
I . Comer Assembly and Washington sis.
I Sept pt Imo
M"EMBERS of tho Convention,strangers
. visiting the city and the citizens of
Columbia, arc respectfully informed that
they eau ..blain CHOICE and FRESH SUP?
FAX CV ARTICLES,
By calling ai th.' store of
Shelvin JV!!. Cohen,
ASSEMBLY STUEET, WESTSIDE,
One door from Pcmllctou street.
_ ;-\ pt_?3_wilt
Two Young Ladies of Columbia
DESIRE to obtain a SITUATION together
in a M'huilas teachers of English I ?te
rature. Mathematica, Vocal and JnMtrujd
menial Music. Propositions will also* bel
received separately, though an engagement
where they could le together is preferred. |
Thc best references given and required. ?
Apply at this office. Sept 12 I
DISSOLUTION. * " j
ri^;':l" eopartivr.-hii) heretofore existing
1 !H tween the subscribers at M?S place,
miler th ? linn of FISH KU A AGNEW ?v j
CO.. is dissolved bv mutual consent. The .
linns of AGNEW.K*YLE & FISH KR, at Lau?
rens C. IL; AGNEW, MoOULLY & CO.. at ?
Winnshoro; AGNEW, MCDONALD .V CO., j
at Abbeville C. IL. as well as all other bus i- i
ness connections in which thc undersigned |
were interested as copartners, are also ?Iis- I
solved. .Mr. .lohn Kyle will eli ?se the busi
ness at Laurens C. H., and Mr. John ?
McCully. -Tr.. at Whitish >ro. using the name !
of the linns in liquidation.
E. H. FISHER,
Sept i:: a*_JOHN AC.NEW.
. > l \? \i \ LBS. vorv superior ENGLISH I
j?.\'\f\r and HEMLOCK SOLE LEA-,
THEIL just received and for sale low bv
Sept 12 $6* _E. POLLARD. !
mWENTY bbls. assorted CRACKERS, just
J. received and for sale low bv
Sept 12 _ E. I'(ILLARI), j
PfeXLEC POB?t. t
mEN half bbls. of very choice RICK LED j
J. PORK, just received und for sale low by :
Si p; 12 K. POLLARD. * I
0. 0. HBERHoROT,
_ BEGS leave to inform his friends and !
Ti*i'.;c public generally that lie has just |
'ftjrotnriied from New York with a well 1
-'LCselccred stock of GOODS, consisting of |
CLOTH, CASSLMERES and VESTINGS,
which he >\ ill MAKE IT' in thc latest styles
toaorder, ;it reasonable prices, for cash only.
LAM:rs WOOL UNDERSHIRTS,DRAW?
ERS, il AT'S.
Call at roy rosHenoe,'Gatos street, third I
d.>. !. from VVa-hin,'ion street, beard's Row. 1
Sent 12 fl* ' C. D. ERK RH A RI >T. !
GROCERIES A\D DRY GOODS.
(1( INSTANTLY on hand, and al the LOW?
EST MARKET CRU ES, a line and va?
ried assortment of
AND DRY COORS.
Bes! AOURBON WHISKEY bj the barrel,
galion or bottle, bv
SIMONS' A KERRISON,
Assembly street, opposite Cathedral.
Sept ll ' _Loo
TT7ANTED at ore... from (50to T.". ABLF
VV BODIED LANDS, to work on my
Turpentine Works. Good wage* paid, and
rations furnished. For jervis apply a* my
residence--lira! house- in rear <.?' I p-tow i
Methodist Chnoch. J. K. MKLSTER.'
Sept. !i ,;r_
Wanted to Hire,
VSMALL iio'Jfrf, .:?.!> hirnisbrd.
. Applv at this office. Sept .">
(1ALTCOES -assorted patterns.
J BERAOE " colors.
DELATNES, MUSLINS and an assortment
of FANCY ARTICLES.
Gent's WU ITE and COLORED SHIRTS.
Loxes Plain and Fancy Paper Collars.
Dozens Felt Hats.
Loxes Heidsick Champagne.
.' Minion's "
Bids. XXX old Kentnckv Bourbon.
Brandies, Wines and oilier Liquors.
Nils extra No. i Mackerel, and a general
assortment (d' other Groceries, for sale low
for cash by SPECK A POLOCK,
Sept 12 4 Gen. Commission Merchants.
Tilt IE undersigned will remove to New
M Vorhin thc course of a few days, and
will Pe permanentlv located at the store of
THOMAS \\. AGNEW, No*. 260 Greenwich
street, where he will bc pleased to attend lo
all orders, urciDiiimtiicn irilh. remittances,
willi which he may bc entrusted. From h's
experience as the business and purchasii g
partner of thc linn of Fisher A Agnew, ho
bellows bc can promise satisfaction, and
soled such goods as are best adapted to
Southern trade. Orders lor GROCERIES
will be executed at tlc lowest market rates,
FREE OF COMMISSI? )X.
No. 2G0Greenwich street,
Sei>t 117* . New York City.
Dr- D. H. Trezevant
HAS removed from thcTlteologi-al Semi?
nary to thc house on thc corner of
Taylor and (?ate- streets, opposite to the
Park, and immediately back ot the Catholic
Church-yard. He will attend to all bttsi- ?
ness entrusted to his care, and punctually *
respond to all calls, whether they boin tho
day or tb?- night.
Cw " (Mlice hours from 12 to 1, and any
hour after dark.
P. S. I wish thopnbTic mind to be dis?
abused of the idea that I will not attend to
negroes, nov business al night nor in bad
weather. Those reports originated in inte- .
rested motives, and when circulated, were
known to bei'alsediy those who dissemi?
nated them. The continuance ?d' the re?
ports bas compelled me thus publicly to ?
ii..tU- fchc'm, i.. lt... !...;>.? ! !iai I hov will how
be stopped. I have nev? i- refused to at tomi
to blacker white when called upon; norhas
the rain, the sun or tin: night ever prevent?
ed nie from the performance ot' mv profes?
sional duties. D. H. T.
Sept s_H (itu ;
"SPECK & POtOCK,
General Commission Merchants,
J* l< i i ? st red. 'ld don,- froi TL Assembly,
COLUMBIA, S. C.
W7"E respect fully solicit a share of tho
Y? public patronage. All business en?
trusted to us will receive prompt and per?
sonal attention. Wo have now m st?r?' an
assortment of DRY GOODS, CLOTHING,
PERFUMES, Ac AV??. Groceries, 1-revi?
sions, such as Sugar, Coffee, Tea. New Or?
leans Molasses. Cheese, Crackers. Brandies,
Wines and Liquors, Se*gars, Ac., Ac, all fit" s
which wu oiler either at wholesale or retail.
ril.VKI'.S pleasure in announcing ty his
I friends and patrons that be has re?
opened his Gallery, en Assembly street,
m ar Plain street. Sept 7
Railroad Iron, Mill Iron, Fencing
.Did Costings of Kcenj Variety.
rill il l Vi tersbufg Iron Works are prepared
JL to furnish every description of the
above named at Northern prices. Orders
lek with W. A. HAHRIS, Agent, or JACOB
LEVIN, Auctionct r and Commission Agent,
w ili linet with prompt attention.
Sept 0 _?T2_
New and Cheap Goods.
IAM receiving, .almost ev.-ry day, NEW
(?OOHS, direct from tho importers, com?
prising a great variety of art ides-ROD?
GER'S CUTI HRY, CONGRESS KNIVES,
SCISSORS. l?AZO??S, RAZOR STRAPS,
SPF.( TACLES. (adapted to almost any age,)
Watch Revs, Watch Guards, Silver Thim?
bles, Pins'and Needles. T<> be found at
POLLARD'S Variety Store, on Plain street?
between ibe Baptist Church and the Metho?
dist College_Sept 7 t?*
Ol* i verv variety, at
' POLLARD'S Variety Store.
OP evi-rv description and grade, at
Pol.LAUD'S Varietv Store.
S'T' j_. . *"*
OP Ladies' and Cent's Fall and Winter
st vle of ! ! ATS. at
POLLARD'S Variety Stor<\
\BOUT THIRTY (:!? o COOPERS wanted
a! once. High wa.gi s paid and steady
situation given. For b nus apply at n.\ re?
sidence first In 'Usc in rea rt'].-: own Metho?
dist Chun Iv J. 1'.. MEISTER.
Sept. y u*