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lIE January number of Tut KPRST0a1,
the only failonio Magaie - in the
outh. The Orand Lodgb - of North .Caro
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Whereas, Brother UiM. 11. Smith, of this
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iad Bleauregard, and wilt always 'give a
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It preoet to ktereaders selection$ heom
the best.Europcan iPorio4icals, of Literary
and Stelntio artidles, or Novels and Sket.
thes 'whi6h, 'having, alilasd received 'the
impi.ittatute'of an,enligbt ned, tmiste, cannot
but prove acceptable to the Southern public.
The effort will be mado,.to keep the rjaders
of tho-Magatne as nearly as possible abroat
of the litorit'y progree of the age. Arran
ment,i hav beel imade' which, It is hoped,
will odlie the ' propvist0a to scoure this
ond." ' ea
The Maine almoprfsenta original articles
from qur.bestrlpre, i 4epi eparment,
and a sp0bia a n,of' thVipop eters of this
periodical yrkll be to fs:td8outlieM'ailthdr.
fitIVoI4d-fbriiU4dxdoam --They will not,
-howoV,?.4nger the p1a. of this.desln '0n
cVUK4;,, b,vrep,roductjoV In Its c'olutmns,
that c ass of coip8olaes which create a
ivid ih'd un'hokithy tkste, to be atated only,
by tha hybrid 6lterattfr64*hioh Yaukeein
genuity lhes' ontriv'ed, .4nder the nano of
Th iJdustrial 1}esQuro and the Educa
tio'ni Interest. of the Con d'acy-the tin
Youidaions of true Idepen6neo-will re.
ceive the- important haroof attentiou they
deserve. In the developfflont off hose ques
t6es, its object will .be tk make a pr tical
applicatiot of the. doctrine of Btates Wights
to Pylioy.oftheoountry. It *ill endeav
or to exlAninho mission btthe Cutiredi fity,
whih Ji to'dni6nstate Ubert$ regulated by
law, to exhibit a - system pf Stateaj, each su
preme *ithin Its foundation, and. only hquud
hy. a. volntary alienat.ion of powers. t will
vid1orL thopo elenents of 'National Inde.-.
pendeice, which are semnred by a high'atan
dad of intelligenco ant,ruinetmen, by'so
oumubtted cipital, varied iaduitiy and by
abundant fauilitioe of intermu'nicat.ioA. It
will prontote tle adoplop of nil those meas.
ures in which the Cohfederale States are
now deficient. And,,whilst the Coustitution
of the Confederate States forbids the 06neral
Government to organir.o and operato enter
prises of a nature calculated to attain these
results, the projectors will conAlder it thtir
duti'to urge upon the htates the develop
tIent of interests .%o indispensabla to the na
tiorial welfare.- It Is thus that, through the
aggregato ability of the tseparatc Siatev, the
power, of.theConfedcrate States will be made
1AR1tit1. It in thus thnt the collision ot'
setiOnal intertt and the oppression of a
common dlond will be-avoldod.
.The'vatli6s' dopithients of literature to
which the Mageaine ho devoted, may ho named
egi and selected, political.
1erary- an soi no, *and- blographloat
2. Novels, Tales and Sketches, original
8. Reviews of looks.
4. Educational Essays and News.
6. Notices of the piogress of 8cionee and
In the fourth section, it iA the design to
aftord to Tonchers information nouded irr
their professict, and a field for the inter
change of id.)a. on that subject, to which
end, theit assistance and collaboration is in
vited. 'Southern School Books will be to
heod and reviewed; and the Southern syotqm
of Ertoation as opposed to New Engl*Apd
empirleism and practicalism, upheld, devol
oped and defended.
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Thew Souathernu confedeacy.
A DAtY JOURNAL.
FOR THE ARMY AND THE IlEOPLE.
DEVOTED to t he Itterest of the Soldiers
of tho Army of Tennoa#eo and the
people of 1he Confederate State, being a
National New4aper of news, Politil, Mill
tary, and Miebilaneous, Foreign and Do
mostio, prepared by feady writ.e aud.oor,
The Editoriql Department of the Southern
Confederacy neludes a coinbination 'of po.
litieal, literary 'and tadustrI talent.yeise.
malised in the several depariment. of enJ
larged jouralism, wheeo.chief duty it w4U
be to present the pIublic a dlaily quirror 'of
popular thought, action and event, after its'
own fashion and kom a purely, independent
point of view.
The News 'Department of the -Southern
Confedersey will embrace a carefnl enp if.
tion2 frera.ell the Southern papers.- aqd from
late Northern and Foreigo aheets--attAnge
nienj httving been offeetedfothreptn
-A latge and otipable circle of ecerespew
dents fromta every section of interest, will
contribute no little to the prpmid egliection
of tranapir)ng bvente. Espeolally Will f6 be
our eare to,nudte the affairs of the 4r$ny In
our fr&ut, 6pon which hangO te'debuya$
is a-gresa part the enutre South..o
A very large share of attestion will be
paid ,t matters of a local itetreqt, fot whAef
purpose a cotspetent Local Edi or, with .an
emcottnt staff 4feporters, have eOn employ
All eommunications should be addressed
. UD TOR8 AND PROPIEBT.ORS.:
fe1il8'4 . . : onthern Contaderacy
t.pntbern LIterary Pebsengnar.
T'iIf&'hg dstablished and well-known
'1L. journal of Literature ,having been re
tently purchased by the subscribers, will. in
future, be conducted exclusively under their
control. In all its doartnsonte, both busi
nes* sd editorial, the lkessenger will be un
der the management of an entirely nel re
gime, and the Proprietors are sanguino of
success in the future which the Magazinehas
never yet realized, if their friends and the
public shall yield them a support worthy of
so importavLan enterprise, looking to the ad
vancembntof tlie highest literary interest,of
4rgument or appeal in behalf of the. Im
portnco of an elvated literature to our
country, the a?sence of- which has hithqrto
made us a by-word of roproaches among the
older nations, and even now milItates againit
oubraWEts abroad, need not be ad4ressed
to those whom.'this circular is designed to'
lut to the attainment of this great end,
sopiething more Is necessary than mere vor
bial expressions of sympa1hy and encourage
ment. The friOnds of Houtheft literatute
most foster the efforte of our.literary tuen to'
secure for us a worthy position in the world
'We deal i the Messenger to be an enter
prse worthy of support of all classes of our
people. 'We ihall aim chiefly to secure for
our pages, the productions of the highest
order or genius and scholarship, and at. the
same tlme such articles as will contribute to
tle'instrdotIfofn16d ainusement of the public
a large. -To this end we shall give.our at
tentiou to and solicit contributions from
Southern writers in all the' departments of
Literature. Poetry, toeance, Reviow.Criii
clim, in short, evcry, ,abject whose promi
nqnco is sufAclent to eutitle it to notico, will
have its dd6 ihate 'Of-ttetiton.
We earnestly -soliolt. the.assistance of our
friends throughout the ConAleracy in the
enlargement of our subscription list, which
must be increased to entble us to meet the
havy pecuniary outlay so whioh we shall be
or the present the price of subscription
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nionths, if the order is received previotis to
March 1, 1865. After that date the subscrip
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those who subscribe before t he first of Marnh
next. Orders must be accompanied with the
Mr. George N7 Wedderburn, formerly of
New Orleans. now of this city, will coutrol
the business interests oftthe Alessenger, and
Mr. Frank It. Alfriend, of this city, will di
reet its editotial management. - Communica.
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)feb 19'66 litnond, Va.
A NeltvFuper In I1clmnond.
r1iIIE undersigned propose to ptitblih a
J'D'Uity Paper, tinder the title of .-The
Rielhmon, He'raW," on or about the 15h
It %ili be enlily independent in politics,
but will hetevtheless accord to thei Admti
Istration. a just ftipport in all m4asires
whioh, in otie Opi.tion of its conducto s,
may be deemed promotive of the good lof
The casoe in which we are engaged. A
proper ori'tioism of such acts as will 0
deemned adrse to this object, will be, o'f
course, co6sistatiL with the independent'
character under which the-paper is to be
In the rhatter of Gqueral News it will be
found to keep pace with the leading jour
nals ot tho day, while It will have added to
it, in the matter of filvinolal IntelligeAce a
feature- such as, woenture to say, no pa
per in,the.Confederacy can boast of. -Edi
torials frqpi the pen of one of the ablest
aupnislwrIters in this or any ether coun
try will be presented in each number.
For reasotis not now proper to be men.
tioned, we forbear to give the names of
those who shall compose .the rapplar qdito
rial staff; but we flatter gurqolves that
when they shall appear, they will be ronid
to constituto such an arra? of talent as can
no. be excelled on this,continent.
tThe well known eharacter- of the ludivi
d atal whose name appears be,low,.os a sto
nographic reporter, lurnishes, we presume,
a guarantee that, In.sil that relates to lem
portanit, politicel speeches and debates.
Vhidtbaer ia legIslAtive assemblies or out, of
them, the "Ilerald" will present advanta.
ge. certainly not to be excelled by any pa.
per itn the Confederacy.
.The f.rming tnterests will be faithfully
,indldatd aind cave taked to disseniInate
the earDsinr61l'gened w1iU@.atproper re
gard fbd a w6hfare ef, that ,greati element'
of nati jiath'and power' shal)kiemanda
Ins the ftr of corree ,cofiertial in
tellipsice,' .equCalel l be..manifested,
our objoect belng to assign to~ eagh of these
depfartfients aft editor of k**bWa eftperienoe
and Ability." ', - . ~, :
,sArranagements are ofi foot by wrhich to
secure the earliet .foreig news, and the
pper .will cntaint snoh .' iwa1. talent as
w$'fu.1eiuoldaleis bsahg of foreign
di~t on) ul%Sw8duthern itorsdte, A.
. a-eh . TRidemond Her,ald't wil
be Aotsfd to combine every. festure of Inter
eat.wiels the sequiremente of. they present
The enterprte Is 1espeAtfl on end
'd to til' favgr 'an4 atronage of'the' oftfa
sens of thV2a8etar Centfedereoy.
P. KEAN &CO',
feb.18'A6. -. '., . ,yhgg pd, Va.,
-'A.L, kinds o0yDir WOSK ha7tly exek'u
besdat thil oma., . *
Reports of the Press Association.
Entered secording t4 Act of Congrepe In the ear
1863. by J. S. Thrusher. In the Clerk's onee 01, h.
Dist 0it of the onn,oderate States for the North
rrn Mistrict of Gleoria.
FROM THE SOUT H CAROLINA FRONT.
C1AHL8ToX, Yebr'uary 10,-A force
of the esqmy, believed to be about two
to four thousand, landed at Grimball's,
on James Island, about 8 o'clocfi this
morning, and drove in our Ifckets. Some
skirmishing'took place, but no general
enagement. The onemy are making
a9tive demonstrations at NArous points,
believeg to be feints.
A force attacked. our troops on tfie
Saltketchie this morning, but'were easi
ly repulsed. They also advanced upott
the Charleston R,oad, near Blue House,
and opened with artillory, but. made no
impression on our lines.' Intelligence
from the road to-day reports that they
crossed the Edisto at Binnaker's Bridge.
The enemy are moving on Augusta.
Rtiouon, Feb. 1.-The Senato
assed the bill ehanging the time of hold.
ng the election for, representatives of
Congras from ,Missotri to,tho first Mon.
day in November. Mr. Bornett intro.
ducQd a bill to abolish the office of Pro.
vost Marshall, except *ithin the lines of
the army. .The Senate then went into
secret session. .*' .
In the Ious.e a communication from
the lresident, stating the number of
Quarterraters and Assistant Quarter
masters in the Coufrdvrate service to he
1316, on post duty; on tax in kind 318.
The tax bill was further considered until
t?ROM THE NORTH.
RiClru6ND, Feb. I L.-Northern pit
pers of the 9th' instant have been re
coived, from which the following sun
mary is gathered:
In the late, fight beyond Petersburg
the casualitien in the 5th corps is esti
mated about 500, and in the 2d corps
A ramngments for a general. exchmngo
has been conpketed.
A tarrible conilagration in Philadel
phia occurred on Watinesda,morning, int
which %000.barrels of coal oil was burn
ed together with fifty dwellings, The.
burning -nl poured through the streets,
greading destruction on all sides. A
number of people were roasted alive in
The,draft in Nov) York will probably
Coafederate Staites Goversssmenat
LQ0ATXD AT RICMOND, VA.
rho Rem~itd .I
Rotv. Jkr# Dtvis, of Miss., PrWient.
116n. A. It. SravMr.xs, of-Of., Vice-1President.
J. P. BAMUMIX, of La., Secretary of State.
0. A. T ritollitx, of 8. C.. see'p qf TreAsury.
J.- C. Buzei:xniiop, of Ky.. Aeo'y qf. War.
8. R. MALLORY, of Pif., &e'y of ti -Val9y.
Hon. 0no. DAvrs, Of It. C., Attorniey Gentral.
Jo H. ReAGax, of Te1s1 Postmaer Gen.
)Ieado qf~ Bureaue :
Rufus R. Rhodes, Commissloner- of iatents.
0. E. W. Nelson, 8tt't of Public Printing.
Gen. Sam, Cooper.. Allt ad inspeotor Ge..
John 8. Preston, Ubis6f of Bureau of Con
rg-n,AR.. Lawton, Quartormaste: Gen.
SThmo Dunly Souutis Carolsutana
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