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began ta ulf danger in the air, and one's ears
were illed with the most terrible rumom. Then
the 6ame an unusual increase in.the zumber of
wagons on the street; .boxes and trunks were
Wig hastily laden at the departments and driven
w the Danville Depot. Those whohad deter
minea to evaCUate with the fugitive Government
looked op. with amazement.-Government exam
pie. - Vehicles with two horses, one horse, or
even no horse at all, suddenly rose to a premium
that was astounding, and ten, fifteen and even a
hundred dollars in gold or federal currency, was,
*Eered for a conveyance. Suddenly, as if by
agic, the streets became'filled with-men walk
ing as though fora wager, and behind them ex
Ated negroes,.toting trunks, bundleir and luggage
of every descripticn. All oveg the city it was
the same. Wagons, trunks, bandboxes and their
owners--a mass of hurrying fugitives, filling the
streets. Tbe banks were a: open, and deposi
tors were as busy as bees removing their specie
deposits; and the directors were equilly active
in getting at their bullion.. Hundreds of thous
auds of dollars of paper money was destroyed,
both State and Confederate. Night came on,
and with iti came confusion worse confounded.
There was no sleep for human.eves in Richmond
Sunday night. The rapid tramp of men upon
the streets, the rattle and roar of wagons, the
shouts of soldiers retreating through the city to
the Seth side, went on the whole long, long
A PM.LAGER K!LLED.
One of the pillaging soldiers engaged in rob
bing the stores on Main street Monday morning,
was shez from the inside by the propr .tor while
be was knocking in the show-glass: charge of
bhekshot entered his stomach, ad it was betieved
te died in a short time; but we. could not learn
what became of the body.
At the Government clothing store, corner of
Cary and Pearl streets, a man, while pillaging
clothing, fell through the hatchway and broke
TSR COUSr.SS-RY STOR1KHOsE .
At-daybreof Monday morning the scene at the
Commissary depot, at the head of the dock, bez
gared description. Hundreds of Government
wagons were lo ded with bacon, flour and whiskey
and driven off in hot haste to join the retreating
*rmy. Negroes, with their peculiar "heave oh!"
sweated and worked like bearers; but the im,
mense piles of storer did- not seem to diminish
in the least. Thro2ged about the depot were
bundreds of men, womev and children, black
and white, provided iih capacious bags, baskets,
tubs, buckets, tin- pans and spoons, cursing, push
ing and crowdiu, awaiting the throwing open of
the doors, and the order for each to help them
selves. When the Government wagons had got
ten off al the stores possible, it was foind that
several hundred barrels of whiskey remained in
the upper story.
A WISM eCATUCT.
. One after another, in hasty procession-, the bar
rels were roDed to the* hatcltway, the heads
knocked opt, and a minature whiskey Niagara
poured continuously.dwn,. pout ing into the dock
in a current almost strong enough to have swept
a man off his feet. Between two and three hun
dred barrels were thus poured out--ag drunk
to 'the finny inhabitants of .the river.
About suurise the -doors were opened to the
populace, and a rush that almost carred the
building off its foundation was made, aind hun
-dreds. of thousands of pounds of splendid btacon,
dour, &c.,.went into the capacious maw of the
* And here we may rema1! that while the Con
federate governent was making such a poor
mou,th over the reputed failure of snppRes
while the people were being starved that the
-army might be fed, this immense storehouse was
bursting with fullness and plenty, to come finally
*to utter wreck ad waste.
While 'hundreds of families have bein render.
ed homeless and. hoiseless' by the confisgration,
,a great many.pesons who live in sections spared
by the flames, have accumlated small- fortunes
by rescu ng .large qguantities of goodls from the
burning builingS. . ClotRing, shoes, dry goods
*ofeery description were saved in large quanti
*ties, and are now stored awiy in the houses of
*'those who saved them. Part' res&tinn-would
*be the proper thing in cases where ther owners
A ?AEt ToH1NADO.
~whrlwin(sweepinlg through dead leaves in
-autumn scatteed them no more wildly thian offi
.cial documents, pamphlets, &c., were scattered
?n Mobday 'nIorni!r. Confederate. bonds, Con
federate .notes, 1hazilcheeks, bills, flecked and
wh,itened the 'streets in every direction-all so
-worthless that the boys- would 'not pick 'them up.1
While the city was burning, about nine o'olock
en Monday morning, terrifec shell explosions,
rapid and continuous, added to the terror of the,
scene, and led 'to- the impression that the city
was Jeing shelled by the retreatinkg Confederate
army from the Southside; but the expilosions were
.oon-scertained to proceed from the Government
.arsensi and laboratory, then in flames,.
.THE LIBBY PEisoN(.
which ever since the war bas been used as a
prisop he'use for Union prisoners, is now serving
the samne purpose- for the Confederate prisoners,
jeeral thouuind being now- eonfimed there, and
the mber as increasing daily-. Hundredsa of
Confederate deserters- and' stragglers are being
&unted out and confined there.
- . ':TRE EFFECT.
*.T'ruly the ways of Providence are inscrutible.
'This burning of oar goodly city would seem at
fat glance an unmitigated evil. But there is
-another yiew to be taken of it. It had one cer
tain good effect. If there lingered in the hearts
of our people one spark of affection for the Da
vis dynasty, tbis ruthless, aseldss, wanten !iintd
* ng over to the nlames their fair city, (heir homes.
and altars, has etinguished it forever.
P?3sLs.-Itis stat Ohat Maj T~.K Wal
eett, of General Scho8s1d's staff is in Chester,
* enrti titth omars and men of the
THE TRI-WEEKLY HERAL.
NEWBE~RRT, 8. 0.
ESDAY XQMeING, .AY 23, 16.
For the present and until we can see more
clearly ahead, subscriptions will be received for
the weekly'paper for six months, terrps $2, pa
able in cash or previsiotm . Advertisethents in
serted at $1.per square, first insertion, 50 cents
each subsequent insertion; in advance.
W We understand that the passenger train
on the G. and C. Railroad will only run three
time? a week, until further notice; Monday,
Wednesday and. Friday are the running days.
The Laurens train has been discontinued for a
- Scrcity of News.'
There is no news, not even a rumor of any
thing worth believing. The many absurdities
afloat, and which drifting against the- gullible
are believed and greedily swallowed, as to,what
will or is to be done -under the, new regime, ire
hardly worth notice.- What is to be ivill. be, ,all
in time, and we believe and hope will be far less
bitter than the' distorted imaginations of many
wold h%ve us believe.
A word of Consolation.
Our subscribers will bear with us for a while
longer, and only for a short tirRe we trat; the
diffi'ulties attending the publication of a'paper
at the present time, are many, and of such a
character as would try the. patience of a Job;
every thing is awry, nothing right, its lfke pull
ing up stream. Irregular mail facilitieey or more
properly, occasional mails and: no faoilities, no
exchanges, and the worstof all no currency, are
a few of the perplexities.. Owing to the lack of
i circulating medium, or currency, we are thrown
as flat as a founder, can ge$ nd one to work for
up, nor any material to work with therefore in
the face of these inconveniencies we beg a little
indulgence. Until we drift into smooth ea again*
it will be imposstb:e to issue a sheet more than
once a week, and w1th that our kind readers must
rest content. Perhaps it may be not amiss to
say further, though.we do not believe that we
hare an unreasonable subscriber on our books,
or one not open to conviction, that thougb they
have paid up in advanc%, we are now working for
nothing, absolutely nothing, and'not one of them
but- will fully understand and appreciate our posi.
tion. If there are any however vio object, and
think ean unfair advantage has been taken, we beg
them to call up and .wc wil refund with consid
erable interest. The few whb have but lately
seft in their subscriptions we~ regret not being
le 'to sta'nd op to.. Others will receivi it, as
pubished, until their time expires,
President Davis and family, together with Gov.
ubbert, of Texas, John H. Reagan, Bartton N.
Harrison, Col. Win. Preston Johnston, gn Lt.
Baker and five soldiers, who refused to leare Mr.
Dvs, were captured near Irwinrille;Georgia,
ya detachment of the 2nd 'and 4th Michigan *
[egiments. Their captors surrounded the camp
t midnight, but allowed them to sleep till etern
ig light appeared. Mr. Davis and family were
tueated with the utmost civility by their captors,
nd many tokens of affection and esteem were
showzy them by. the ptdople along the ro,ad.
ggAl restrictions are revoked on oast wise
nd domuestie trade and' shipping east 6f the
Mississippi except on such articles as are contra
band of war-to wit : arms, ammnunitiong d all
uticles from twhich. monitions are mianadtetured,
uniforms, grey clotih, locomotives, cars, raliroad]
Iron, machinery for operating r.iroads,telegraph
wire, insulators,7 and instruments' f6r operating
Cief Justiei Chase,and Mr.W. I. Mellen, are
said to be on a visit to the South--the-former .tt
reorganize U. S. Courts, and the latter to arrange
the working of Treasury Department regulations,
in reference to trade in -the Southern States.
The Chronicle and Sentinel, states that negofia
tions were pending on the 25th ult., at the mouth ~
of Red RiveT, between Col. Sprague and General s
Hodges, for the surrender of Kirby Smith's army.,
An advertisement appears in Washington and
other pape calling for emigrants to Mexico, in
acordance with the Mexican decree.
gThe reduction inthe U.S. A. is to the
amount.of 400,000 men ind the reduction of
expenses nearly one million dollars per day..
The receipts of treasure sat the California.inint,
for ten days, amounted to 82,000 ounees of gold,
ad 12,000 ounces of silver. 'The deposits during
ne last month, amounted to about 2,285,000. 2
About 1700 persons were killed by the late
steamboat explosion, near ) emphis~
Mobil, Lelma and Montgomery, are perma
aM. ...a..ui by Union fotoas. .4
At anction recently in Riobimond, wa sold a
beautifuljea.or coee set, whiqh.formerlygraced
President -aVi' Mansion. It, WaS .perfect
miniature of Wrailroad IoconotiTe, with tesder
attached. The locomotive boiler receives-.
coffee or tea, makes.and disehargeit trough se
spiggot, a steam whistle indicating when the tea
or coffee is ready. The boiler of the locomotive
is of porcelain, -and the figure of the firemen of
the same material, appears on the loc6otiye,
vigorously ringing:'the bell, which is supposed to
mean the breakfast, dinner or supper bell. The
tender carrie4 the sugar in an elegant caisson,
with goblet for, cognac, and stuing small cut
glasses. The sides of the tender are embellished"
with racks for cigars. The most curious eod
trivance of al4, is a secret music box, lopated
somewhere in' the tender, which being set, plays
eight popular airs. The whole establishment,
engine and tender. rests upon, two beautiful
enameled waiters. Upon the side of the locomo
tive is emblazoned, *"President Jefferson Davis."
Upon the front just where the cow-catcher ought
to b6, appears the confederate -banner and the
battle-flag entwined, with the national ensign of
A. ImpowrrT OtD6R.--An army correspon
dent at Ricbmou&d encloses to the Philadelphia
Press, the fqllowing copy of an important order,
OFF7cX,PRVosT MARsIWAL GEN'L,
- DEPARTXENT OF VIGINIl,
Richmond, Va.i April 21.
- [Circular.] 3
Several -paroled oficers of the Army of North
era Virginia having signified tbeir desire to go. to
Europe or-elsewhere, an47 fbr the present all per
mits for such officers to pass through the loyal.
States having been. suspended, -they are informed
that p.sports. and passage to- Halifax, -will be
rurnished them on application at the offlie of the
Provost Marshall General'of the DeartmenL
By order of
Maj. Gen'l. O. C. Oan,
. . TRIcK,
Provost Marshall General.
Core, litrtnz.-Take as \ muek of the
Buttonbush (cephalanthu8 occidei6alii not
he buttonwood, which is a tree) as can be
onveniently grasped in the hand, boil. -liem .
n a gall6n of water until reduced to a quart;
kdd & teaspoonful of saltpetre and a tea cupful
f honey. - It may be used fresh; or wh en jt
erments into a sort of ber, but shoulk. be
re'pared anew, if it gets sour.. Take a .table
poonfuL of decoetion whenever inclined to -
bugh. A-cough of an -acquaintange of ors,
which was, of nearly two .years standing,
Fielded to this remedy in' about two weeks.
t requires a re- etition of the medicine several
times, however, beforie the lungs had healed
io that there was no, tending to a relapse.
Bttonbush:is a shrub growihg. from: four
to tw'elve feet high in swampy. paces, wh
nrious beads of whitish -yellow' ldwers, late
in.tie summer.-- Cultrator..
RAMRnoAD FAeLrru.,-'e raireadseast of
olunbia are in operation to Richmond, with
~heexcentioni of a break betwesti Denville and
ursneJunction, which .is .being -ra.pidlv
epaired.' The General Governmentis rei1td
ng the-South Carolina road this side of Co
umbi., and if the energy usually displayed
y the Federsaathorities is manifested iTL this
nstance, we ishall soon be 'placed in comamnni
ationl with the outsigle worki;*.
Between this and Sa.vannaha several bundred
~ands are-empfoyed r0.lsying the track,: and
he road will be open for.travel in a fewt weeks
The State road north of Atlanta to Chatta~'
~oga is being pushed forwaldto'completionT,
d in some't4ree.weeks kilI be ready for Ira
el. We shall then have an irmediate outlet
:x AWFULOnALAr.-We leard that .aw'
wful calamiity''has befallen .done eight citi
eps and three soldiers of Chester, ,S. C. fJt
eems that these persons demiandIed and -re
~eed the keys belonging to the Medical Pur' -'
aer's Departmeint, anid entered the butiding
eking'fr flne liquors. In' their search they
ame across.-a cask of antimonial wine, and
ach took a hearty drink, thereby causing
leath to two or three in a. few hours after
rrs.' The-others of the patyare not ex
)ected to hive. It is~ fear-e4tbatr there are
bre persorns who drank -of this 4ine, not
:loing its deadly poison when taken iur
Booth was traged by gIege] of uetn
iider Col. Bakergt3O a-r a s hotose
1$ ortRoyal, Va. H3 was dis0orered :in
*r, and when ordered to sorrender re
li, 'I shall n~ever give up;, I'll not be taken
Jive." -The building was. set on fire, and he
i-as shot. He was armed .with ,a spencer
arbine, a sevet. shooter, s revolver, a pocket
ist1 and a. knife,. he also had a diary, in
rhich he noted events dally since~ the as- r
assination. It was desired to take him alive..
is accomnplice,~ Harrol& was' captured. Booth 1:
ras lheard to curse Barrold for his cowardices I
harging him with a desire to-meanly surren- a
crtc. 4, -
Recnt -explorations have domonstrated
hat theColoradoRi ver, California, ispatigeble
br small steamers and sailing vessels for six ii
mandred miles above its mou)Ith, to a point
rithin four hundred miles of8Salt, Lake, and
tis quite certain to be -the high4ray of1a
reat trade betweeun Utah, Arizona and
George Augustug Sala says r "In all serious
ss and sincerity, I renderto theyoungladips
America the tribute of beinti mostsceans
lished talkers in the world. Their readiness
f-diction,.- their facile 0ow of ideas, their
uickess of- aprehfnsio, as isBy -and 0
When, ro?g tMee4 7qP
And wien he fnu41he woo 17'
He then prorionned Ifer sooi
At now with smiles and.artful a&
Their hmbands' pockets.
The women are so fulof whim.,
That people callihemwAim4nen.
It is tated in Washigton that inrmom
as been received-at the French Em o
he dangerous illness of the Empro
The Uited States army in Western Vi
iim is nodongdr t* lind rations for the sat
6ring cititent. They will r6ceive otectiou,
In Chester county, Pennsylinnia; it i
tated that not less thqn thirty m s ar kit
t work. manufacturing rghuu syrupb ft,
irice charged is twenty-five to thirty oent
A masnamed Fritz was 'put. int'A a t
fincinnati,;on Sat'rday, for a debt o 10
unday night he hung himself. In bis-ocket.
rere found $111 in greenback.
We perceive 'an order published in.b -
dilitary Division of he James, tirt 2gisraties
finistee, and parties contracting Marrge,must
11 take-the oath before the cqremoy can pO
Recentheavy falls of rain havegaty bein
fitted tle crvs throughoat California.
[have ismall lot-ofGOODS to seIIffimA&
iz:: BVr Iren-Hoei, coinara 1oul
~nives andlForks', Needles, Flax.!bed Agat
utton, Pens, zryplojes &Fapej,
les, Sugar, Cffee, Powder, Tin Plate&
6rgum-Syrup, Bacon, Cow Pe's, c, & )on
sk for credit as I have bone.
-May 22.1 B. . WVtLACE
DI. S. POPE 6ffers his profesZinti
-sericedto the citirensa o
an be found.during the- day at the Drug'tor
if -Dr. Wifliams, at night, for the p-esen bat th4
esidence of Dr. Peter den; - MagZ I
[HRE DOLAR9 IN GOLD, ai4 be pild
L(or a -pld Sleeve Bnto, arked H B
oast on the 18th instasr.
May 2; It
To' w .P"io e d
manently ien .berr, ofr&hel *rtir
is instructres in Vocal and Instrumental Auu
Jso Freneb, Germao, and Italian tanguagos
zor terms. Ac, apply at her residence, ver
ffeker's Store,.ala Street.
May 23 3t
DE.G.WeGRMNToferr Ni preseesa
elena and surroning csunkryO2Me at Ms .
)r E~ware. lforders lemthero4N wUkpronp'
r atteded to.
I EREBY tgun all paa'ies not to tddeo
LNOTE given by nelo' MICHAEL KL?NARR
~r aTosnlDollas,the yarI 86 ag SAl
~ete has. been paid.
pEANNUAL MEETINGO~ 01THE LADI
OAI FACTORY will take'place inGreeif
ood, Abbeville District, on thefirse Wim*d4r
n Juna Next, at 2 o'clock, El M The mtners
enerlyArs requested to attend. ad mater
terest will be' brot&ht-to.zbe notice of AII
:By order of Executive Couinii1ee. -
- J. R TARRAfl
SMay 13 . ~ etetry and iee 8 -
AT, SHfETING, AGATE BU#TtS 1X'
P rterok Ba,BItr)| Ode Ir'
Api f -~
AT the Martin. louse, all kinds of prodwe for
~1 hich cash will be pai* at Newbern7
pHE undersigned having urchased, of Gao
LH. H. Einard the .ag briclk hotel f6rtn.
knowa .as tbe Farmer. Hotel; also Iw.
vry' Stable,and .having tiken out -i~af~x
Pubic aven, illendeavor to
mes; under the name of the - ..
ping to receive'a libersatl Tg. he tablI.
ill be supplied with tlie hetth.-m&* affieds .
oms with clean,COmfdable 5 R,wltk
od liquor; and Stable gio~ horse fh6
d a good hostler, in attehidae. -'
Ap?29 -- - .ARTM UL
SungeN D1 iit~
Ee of G~ G. DeWalt,"sr.
Navsnrr;C. E. So. Qa.Oet3,'