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THE TRi- EENLY .RUALD.
-NEWBEI'.RY, S C
FATMfDAY MORNl4 APRIL 15, 1885.
Inerese in Subscriptiou.
As noticed- : -t week'the lrice of the Herald
from this date, increased to FIFTEEN DOL
LARS Or three months. Parties sending us ien
dollars for sbscripti)n will be credited with that
arnount fo r ikmontis.
There are not a icw rnmors ifoat, but as
they happen -o often to' be without foundation,
no publicity is given them
*o- Weregret to learn that John Kinard, son
of 6ur worthy post master, was wounded on the
31st ult.6 at Petersburg. His wound is ia the
" A 'subscriber' at Donaldsvile is informed
that in addressing a letter to Johnston's Army,
no partieular point heed, or can be, added. Sirr
ply give name, 6ompany, regiment, brigade, and
add Johnston's Arm
g Foster's negro troopi, six thousand in
number, on a raid from Charleston, entered Sum
ter, S. C., on Sunday afternoon last, driving back
our forces there and burning the place. They
are supposed to be making their, vrato Camden.
-T 'he Chester Carolinian says that Gen.
Lee's present position is at Parmville, on the
Lynchburg R. R., fiftv-five mIles fro,m Richmond,
and bout twenty-five som Burksville, where tbe
road joins -that which extends-to I:anville and
The Treairy Department
We understand that this depgment will locate
at Anderson. The ladies and gentle'men ctnect
ed.witt , ;rho bave .een sojourning here for a
few days, wig leave at once for their new field of
operation, glad no doub4, with-a prpspect of rest
from their travels.
The Irqn-Clad Oath,
As administered at Savannab, is*ery stringent.
and en,s with. the words: "All -this I do most
solemnly and sincerely swear, without any hesi
tation; mental reservation, or secret evasion of
parpose in me whatever, pledging my--sacred
honor, my life and my property, for the due ob
servance of this my solemn oath- of allegiance."
A description of the person is append6d,
The 15th of April.
A great jollification no doubt took. place in
*Charleston yesterday, ever memorable as the
/anniversary of the lowering of Sumtar's flag.
This d:ay was set apart for once. more unfurling
it to the breeze, by MIaj Anderson; and Henry
Wade Beecher called upon to be- the drator.
*But little glory can be .made out of it howe-:er;
Sumter never was taken by assaul,' burt resisted
- all the eff'orts brought to bear against it... Not
withstahding, we will hear of a big time on the
strength of it.
This community was no little agitated, on
Thursday, by the' report from some flying indi
vidual, that the- yankees. were-at Springhill, about
J 8 miles distant. Of course, there was no truth
in it, and but little ground' for being so badly'
scared.- We hope, should they ever come, these
ftying alarisats wilf run toward them inistead of
away. In the midst df a thousan.d alarms and
*troubles, it will be *ell if they assume a virtue if
they have~ it not,--put on a-bold. front, and as
certain- the difference .between friend and foe,
betore -epreading such ',ild and unfounded re
ports, frightening womei and childien, not to
Our neighbor oftihe Edgefield Adr$ser makes
a capitol lilt in the following paragraph. 'No
doubt of it, there be many. who 'ook for the
good timle spoken of, when apple and peach will
reign lords paramtount. Should a worse enemy
than oid King ~Jack not visit us, -theyll have a
"The moon filled on Monday right last, and
*the weathe~isstill warm; so the probability of a
killing-frost is well nigli over, and the fruit crop
may be considered .an accomplished .facty As.
sootn as the appred and peaches are faintly streak
ed, every body will fall to diAtilling Peach anad
Apple Brandy. What agood time is c ing.
What a Millenniuni for Cotife'derate . peop -eg
pecially for Confede-rate Generals."
Hari3pton's Legion has given to the Confide
rncy seAen generals. Hampton, its originator
. and coonel, is-now a lieutenant-general.. Ste
phen D). Lee,fLor-merly a captain of its artille
ry, is also a lieutenant-general:- Butler, a
cantai%, is now a major-generaL. The latfient
ed~Pettigrew, first a private in the Washings
ton Light infantry, fell at the bead of his
North Carolina brigsda.. Gary, a captain of
infantry, is'brigadier of cavalry in comman.d
around Richmond.: Conner. oncc a captain,
* is also a brigadier, minus a leg ; and T. M.L
Liogan, who starrted as a lieutenant, has fol
i.ovd the h,onorabhe.career of hi comrades
'ay Side Home.
Weare pleased to see, that the ladws of this
place have goie to er in eirnest, and are
fittig up a suitable frest'. for the w6pnd6d and
weary Wdier. Not dead but only sleeping, it is
a pleasure to know that they are now. awake, and
once having started in aueh a coinmenda%le un
dertaking, will not stop short of making it Us per,
feet as pofible Success atnd them.
An iucident worth "mentioning,in" connection,
begging the lady's pardon for telling it,-occur-.
red while gathering .supplies. Mrs. H. Brantly
calling on a merchant, requested a aonation of
sugar. Our friend *ith the su*r said he had
nothing to put it in, and that if she would take
off her hat be would fill it. Quick as thought Mrs.
,B. accepted the banter, and to his surprise les-I
sened the sugar pile considerably, proudly walk
ing off with her 'fascinatdr' full of short sweet
From. Mississippi and Alabama.
AUGUSTA, April .-A special despatch' to the
Columbus %'un,' of the 4th, states that. General
Adams, commanding the District of Alabama.
has issued an order thati Montgomery shall be
defended.. Gen. Beauford has been assigned to
the command of the defences -of that city. Gov.
Watts has isslied a' proclamation allowing .nen
tc vote whether they will leave their, counties
for the defence of another part of the Stare, the
militit of Alabama -being only heldr to the
militia service in 'the counties in which .they
The cotton warehouses, government works,,
I and navy yard at Selma were burned by the
Federals, and a few houses- accidentally. Ger.,
Forrest fought brilliantly, -and was- wounded
three times, but did not leave thedfield.
The enemy hold Montgomery HI,-;near
Cleaborne. No boats were captured up. to the
last accounts. -
The Government of the State was removed
from Montgomery,, atdahops wgre closed ii and
around the city for ten rpiles, by order of Gov.
The Appeal newspaper is to go to )facon) the
'Advertiser to Eufaula, and'the Mil to Columbus.
The Post Office has beensent with'letters mailed,
to Columbus, in safety.
In Selma all the cotton was burfed, but little
Government property' was saved. The loss iS
many millions. The los4 of the-city is attributed
to a 'disgraceful. stampede. There were very
few f Forrest's men- iii the figpt as his comnmand'
had adt arrived in time to, meet the enemy's,!
assault, which occurred on Siturday afternoon
and contiiiued for an hour'very hard. The enemV
suddenly charged our left on the'West of Selma,
where our line ws weakest, and cast a few shell
niong- the horse-holders who-stampeded., Our
forces then retreated in confusion to Selma,
Genq. Forrest and.Adami# boldly ,cut their -%ay
out tovards Montgomery, but wit some difficuhy.
Gen. Taylor left Demopolis the same evenil"',
but before the fight begn.
General Forrest telegraphed Governor Watts
on Monday afternoon fhat lie is on the Mont
g6mery side of the Alabama River, and that
there is t1hirty miles which must be defended.
''his inspired conlidence, anid every body went
to work t6 -effeczt this -end.
The Rebel printing office -got away sfely
from Selma. - The other offices were lost.
The enemy have retired from- Blakely and
viciDity. It'is believed by the authorities t.hat
be has move'd towards Mobile from Selmna.
DANvrLa, A pril 9.-Gen. Lee hmoved to
the'vicinity of Farcnville, followed :Grant-.I
figbdng daily. There was heavy figbting- on
Thursday; no particulars.' The enerby have
established a hospigl at ,the Junction, where
there is-a large -number of their wounded,
Th'eir loss was very heavy,.in the late~ fights.
They are npt approaching this w'ay on the line
of the Richmond and Dan ville Railroad, edui
munication, being still open to Keysville.
A wounded 'soldier, who'escaped from the
eng.ny,- says they are'uneasy about a foreign
war. It is repoted thatt courier from the
army brings news that the New. York Herd
ays .Emperor Napoleon recognized this
Govermet on the 5th of M""ch
-A coumn of cavalry is 'reported at Henry
Court House, thirty-eight miles' from Danville;
probalaly Stoneman. -A skirmish took place
near there on' Saturday, without results.
A column of the enemy is reported n.ear*
Persons coming-from Richmond confirm th)
burning, and say the'eeytetdtebak
Not long sihece a youth -accidentally swal
lowed a leaden bullet. His friends were very
naturally alarmed, and' his father, that no
means might be spared to save' his' darling
boy's life, r;ent post baste to a surgeon of skil
diecting his messenger to tell the circui
stances. and urge his coming witjhout delay.
The doctor was found, heard the dismal
tale, and with as much unconcern as be would
manifest in a case of headache, sat down and
wrote the following, locanic' acte :
"Sir ; Don't alarm yourself. If after three
weeks the bullet is not removed, give the boy
a charge of powder.. -
"P.S.-Do'taim the boy at anybody."
We are gratified to learn that the valuable'
government arsexal, naval foundaries, stores,
etc., at Selma, were removed from that point,
some titne-smnee, to. a more secure location,
where they will 'be secure from any danger of
It is a reiplarkable fact that however well
young ladies may be versed in grammar very
The Friends aud Acmuatntances of the 4ate
MENtailxY BizasE, and of her sons, and of
Mr. and Mrs. Wright, are respectfullf invited to
atteid the -Funeral Services of the forme thi
morning, at.the Baptist Churc, at;0j P'clock.
O1 Illd aiud for k
Graniteville Shirin q & Sheetin,
ROPIN2 & .BAQ1.f
GENTLEMENS' POCKET- HANDKERCHIEFS.
LADIES' AND GTEMtif3SOSE
Mg.N&Y -AND. -BUYS' CAPS-.
FINE TOOTH COMBS,
ALMANACS FOR 1865.
GUNPOWDER & APS.
Sal tp.et re
HAND SAW FILE.
PANT BU TT .S
- &c., &c. , &c, &c.
Together with a lag d varied as ortment of
otherGOODS, tooenmerous to mention--A hich
will be sold or,bartered'for provisions.
.g A few b;ushels SALT can be had for' Pro:
isions. - .~'O
Newberry C. H., S. C., April 1.5, 1865. 3
OFFICE MED. DIRECTOR,
Depart. S. C., Ga., & $1a.,
NEWBER RY, 4'-il 12th, 1865.
ALL Medical Officers in the Field-Department,
who were pl-evented from joining their.
commands during the engwuation of the .city of
Charlestolxand4be:Coast, of ''who are..now on
duty in this Department, will report forthwith by
letter to these Headquarters, stating if ixot 6n'
duty, the cause of their absene, and if-o'n duty,
will state on what duty, and to whonl rep'orting,
and- by whom assigned.
T. L. OGIER, led. Director,
' ap.15 it. .Piel'd Department.
A FINE. TRACT OF LAND.'in Piekens~ Dis-'
trict. For par-liculara enquieeat this o le
Ap 15 IS,-5t -.
Tffe.State of South Carolina.
By t.TPe o, Esq., Ordinary of New
HEREAif, Henry Halfacre has applied to
Y me for Letters of A&dministration,on all
and -singular the goods ,and chattels, rights
and credits of Col. -R. C.' Maffett, late of the dis
trict aforesaid deceased: g - - - ..
These are therefore to cite and admonish -all
and singular; the kind-red and creditors of the
said deceased, te be~ and appear before me, at
our next Ordinary's-Court.for the said Dlistrict,.
to be holden at Newberry Court House, on the
2th day of April inst,, .to shew cause, if.A
any wy the saidl Administration slotfId not be
- ien under my hand this 13th da'y of April,
in the year of our Lord one thousand eight
hundred and sixty-five. T
Apr 14, 2t -JOHN T.PETERSOff, O.)L.'
a tatt hr ro.te owner. Nnue o
our free negroes wanted.
E following coW n r! a w IV the4
T"dany orticles to nd
Coates, Spoo Cotta
Together ,i am aso t
SHIRTLNG- OSNABURGS COTTON YA.
'COtTON CARDS, T., &c.
11 soo on . S
STATE OF SQuT.,AW0 t
014:0Cs ,4 Pe l
GENERA RI RJ Si IV -
J IIEUT. COLONEL 44XES M.AS
. pecial nidts iIEoilleneyahe Gove
or, ix charged itli sup0erte#deacepf -the a
Works'at Greenvile, S. 0.-,tbe r-prAs-iabeT
of the Govrn6r .he wil-bijbeved n
.W NANCV G :
Apr. 4 12-it.
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BARRELS of '6O1D BROWN SUGAust
recoived and f6rSLE r BATER It
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ad HOP lEON, yvich-L will&lmin -
PROV SI4)IlS of'ang'kkad. . AB -~!S
'ENROLLING QIGE, N2WBJER*Im
S Teattention- of soldiers returng -lcad
I ondarlough in Newberry District,.i a
alled to~the re r of paragraph ~
.ral Qrders No. l4l4, -' ?0. 0. teie fl
. IL. Thie.order.refe:vto 7eg*ired theiscldre
retu-rnlng~ .home $1 I~aor matsci
placjs at- which t ~idwI ..ny. during fsuri 6.
will immediately ieper to-thie nearet~ EnroUia$
Offier, who will kleep" swegii*r-ot their~
descriptive list, plaqe:whefestationed; by
the fui4onagh was grated an'd the thne as wb
.m. When aaldier errfurloughis,etthte2pe
ratin of t1e saige, unable wo travel to the Hde
pital' amining.Bod, he will be ordered heor
he Board of 1xaminers:for Condortp(s, still h
Bard if athe. think proper will -redildea e
exesionof fbloiigh' nottoexceed'ity dIays
A -In cases where, from siekpneisor wous
a soldieris unable to'appear betbit.the -Boar
Eaminers for Coracripta be wriIkand up to - .
~rolling' Officer with fdrlough,-'ertfiit
is attending #hqs1dn,givig a fuR -
of his~ease, whichteertifdate afpp%3ed,.riR
referred to ths Bodl for its actieg.
V. A strict car isekn,,eithe the above rqquir.
nexts wil!be proypf forc&.
.~,arh~12 - F. N.WALKER,
March21 12. agt.'& E. 0. N. D.
The State of Souta Carolina.,
- COr.UMBa, M1arch 27 r18L
T'RE invasien. of'the State ,haa .zen ei
1proper that the LegislatitoeIepartinent of
the Government of the State 'be .CONVENED; *
that suehaegaures may be Aogged as the 'wel
fare of the State may require. Aud for,that p'rd
pose the members of the'Senate and the House'
of Represenitatives of the State of South Carolina
are hereby invited to'asseable at Greenville on
TUESDAY the 25th day of APRiL, 1865, at 12
By the Goternor.
mAri: W".SErer-Prat cery