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Svscaation of Richmond.
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Philadelphia, Feb. 17.
A special to the Press from Norfolk,
nyti
I have just seen a Captain Gross, a de
serter, from the rebel service. He left
Richmond on Saturday, and said that the
authorises had ordered all work on the
monitor*) at Richmond to be ceased, A
double-eoder was blown up by them oa
Thursday last. He sajs tbej are about to
evacuate Richmond.
Occupation oi Branchville Mcvemcnta
agaiuat Columbia and Angaita.
All doubts regarding the occupation
Wilmington papers of the 9th and ref
ugees w o have reached Suiithville con
firm this statement and Richmond jour
nals of Wednesday laat say their War De
partment has official tmnouueement of the
evaluation of Branchville, which was con
ptqutrnt ujvjn the occupation of Ora:.ge
bi/Vtr north of it, on the linlroad 1 ading
to Columbia, by a lar^e force of Gen.
Shernjan's infantry, bat they do not men
tion any fighting in the vicinity. They
report, however, that Kilpatrick reach,
'a lint within ten miles of Augusta, Ga.,
ou the 1
Oth, and was attacked by VVheeier
and driven five miles with considerable
loss. On Tuesday last they state that
^there was a^ain a Union column wuhin a
few miles of Augusta, and more impor
tant f-till, they suy lhat on Wednesday
Sherman's advance hid reached tho south
ban k of the Congaree withio a few miles
of Columbia, which is situated on tho
north bank of that river, to which side
the rebel:) had fallen back, and battle is
considered imminent.
Philadelphia, Feb. 18.
Sales of the 7*30 loan, to-day" by Jay
Ouk.-. at 3 o'clock, $3,105 000 The
laigtet subscription, ?4UO,(Oi, is from
Uow Xork.
Seeoaaiiuoft to Wilmiag-tm.
New York, Feb. 18.
Additional daring exploits by the in
trepid young commander, Cusliine, are
described in the Herald's Fort Fic-her
'fsorr.^ponderit. On the 8th ioat., with
'fcft.en men. he captured the little town of
Charlotte, pirri«oned by 100 rebels held
it for several hours, dur'tig which he dee
^trowd large stores ot nraiy supplies, pro
.Visions, Hid about HO biles of cotton, and
escaped without the loss of a man. On
|Tie n'gh'. of the I Oth he made a reciDnoia»
eance of Cape Fear river, actually pene*.
tra'ing up to the wharves of Wilmington^
'where be remained Ions enough to gain
tr.uch valuable information. He discov
ered the rebel pirate 'Chickamauga sunk
in the channel of the river. Nexl night,
..with four boats' crews, ho went up to the
Xebcl Fort Anderson and got close enough
tinder its walls to hear an officer, sup
,|)ostd to bo Gen Bragg, haranguing his
*knen on the last ditch, and the last stroke
lorsouthern independence.
New York, Feb. 18.
»»s The jury in the case of Fryer, tried for
the murder of Harry Lisarus, brousrht
"in a verdict of guilty in the first
VOL.
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NEWS BY TELEGRAPH
degree.J
The libel ease of Count Johannes vs.
..Horace Greely, was decided in favor of
^jdefeTrdant.
-•a-. Further details, by the last arrival from
*^"^Vrcra Cruz, show that fighting between
the Juarezis's and insperialiats was ac
lively carried on in the iuterior of the.
/'Country. The friends of the former say
«.."Gen. Pouoni has taken the town of Tuer
v terio, and shot Francisco Vega, the head
of the imperialist movement in that vioin
rity.
The Juarez forces approached Eloraill.
JThcJuafes guerrillas intend putting to
death every French soldier they may
•fca'oh, on the jlea that any one fighting
.. SJT,
or holduii: office under Maximilian is
a traitor to Mexico and Mexican liberties.
Many other movements in the interior
mentioned, which show the activity
of the national party. -The campaign at
'"'Oaxiea, however, gives rise to misguided
Anxiety. Oaraoa is now defended by
kjen. Diaz, while Gen. Baherra, io po
jsition, is leading an expedition against i'
|but his vanguard had been defeated. It
is naid the deficit at the treasury of the
imperial government is about ®20,000,
(OOO aunually.
The Pope's euuycli 'al has not been
crrculatetl in Mexico, as Ure government
has nat given its consent to such circu
"**Nation.
Thf new order of knighthood, the Mex
ican Eiigie, is to be ettablished by Jtlaxi
Ailian.
PWIadelphia, Feb 18.:
The Evening Bulletin's Washington
•^spcciil says Richmond papers of the I6th
snruunee that Sherman's main cjlumn
has reached Kingsviile Junction, and that
.,communication south of Florence on the
Manchester k Florence railroad and the
Florence fc Ciiarlestoc railroad- was in
terrupted. Beauregard is reported a* be
ing ou the north bank ok the Congaree
river.
^ingsviHe is on the north side of the
jngaree, forty-one miles north of Branoh
ville, and twenty-five miles south-east of
the Columbia.
SWThe Pianist Gottscbalk is giviM
atmiiuMotiia Okh.
too!
hf~
Baafut to Miaaomi Legialatara.
St. Louis, Feb. 18.
,, The legislature has accepted an intrita
-tston fiom the Chamber of Commerce of
ibis city to visit St. Louis and partake of
a banquet and designated next Tuesday
as the time.
The State Convention is invited to
share in the festivities.
The extensive spoke factory of Wood
barn & Scott, ^corner of Broadway and
Scott street, was burned last night. Loss
aboafc ££0,U04-*-iasured for 944,000.
i Quebec, Feb. 18.
Tho ITou
New York, Feb IS.
3*
of
fyanchville, S. by Sherman foems
dissipated by a despatch from one of the
Herald's Furt Fisher correspondents. The
announcement of its capture on the 12th
inst., after three days' hard fighting, was
brought to JSmithville, N. C., on the 12th
inst. by a courier, who at great peril rode
across the country with a despatch from
Shermau to Admiral I'orter.
has adapted the appropria­
tion of S33u,000, for expenses of volun
teers sent to the frontier to prevent raids
upon the United States. Also au appro
priation of £50,000, to make good the
money improperly., rattuaad to Afee &i.
Albans raiders.
New Tort, ^eb. 18
Respite has beed granted in the case of
the Lake Erie rebel pirate, Capt. Beal,
and he will not be hanged on Governor*!
Island to day, as at first decided.
The World says information is said to
have been received in tlii* city to the ef
fect that Schofield's oorps has landed at
.Ma«onborough, thus proving beyond a
doubt that Wilmington is by tkis time
closely besiegedif not already in the
hands of our troops. Rumors were cur
rent, yesterday, touching tho evacuation
ot tiiecity, but confirmation has yet been
received By landing at Matonborougfc,
Gen. SchoG-ld, it will be .-een, avoids tile
necessity ot a inarch up the peninsula.
New York, Feb. 18.
The Herald's Paris correspondent sayB
he knows, positively, that formal propo
sitions have lately been made to both
France and England by ihe rebel author
ities, with the object of sccurinu recog
nition on tue basis the abolition of sla
very and advantages to be guaranteed
countries recognizing them. The-e prop!
silHn3 have not as yet, and appearance
indicate, will not be accepted.
The steamer Geo. Cromwell, from New
Orltan?, 11th, hiis arrived. Sheleft th
s earners Guiding Star'andJMuming StaJ
on shote below.
The New Orleans Times makes ligh
of the report that rebel refngcrs were sen
back from Matamoras to Tex*.*, and that
Geo. Cinby is to retaliate. The story is{
probably a canard.
A rebel foice of 120 men attacked 25
men of the 21st Mass. regiment rear
PUquemine on the 4th inst. Capt Rue
and his men stood the rebel charges, and
beat them off, they leaving some of their
dead and wounded io our hands.
Louisvi ?e, Feb. 18.
Col- Jas. Wallace, formerly of Phila
delphia, and for the past six years con
nected with the editorial department of
the Journal, died this morning from para
Jy«ia.
fcr T«cp««s.
Wichington, Feb. 18.
Tho Star lias the following di spat oh,
dated City Point, 17.
Tfto rebel flaff of truce boat Wm. Alli
son, while on her upward trip fromCoxie'
Landidg tbi« afternoon, was blown up by
a torpedo. The boat went down almost
immediately. Our pickets say there were
no survivors from her. There were no
prisoners aboard at tho time. This catas
trophe probably arose from one of the
enemy's own torpedoes, whiebf INO feeen
in the water for a long time.
^CONGRESSIONAL.
Washington, Feb. 18.
HOCSB.
The House prticeeded to set 00 the
amendments reported yesterday from the
Committee of tlia Whole on the state of
the Union to the amendatory, revetue
bill. tift r.f the amendments le
ported t.y U\e cumtiiittea were concurred
in, whi!?- others were reserved lur aepa
rate vote
Tue Houso concurred in keeping tbe
tax on ale, beer and porter at one dsAlar
per barrel. Instead of two and a half per
cent, as now, on tUc- gross receipts of rail
roads, steambjats, bridge?, ferry boats,
die., lbs law it* altered so as to impose a
duty of two and a half cr cent on tbe net
receipts under $5000 and five pei csnt on
the excess.
The amendment to impose a tax of one
half of one per cent on sales was rejected
by a vote ot 62 against 75.
The House couourred, by one majority
in the amendment imposing a tax *f ten
per cent on state bank notes, paid out by
natioual or state banks, on and after the
1st of January next.
teveus' amendment, taxing gold sales
ton per cent, was rejected—38 against
94.
The amendatory revenue bill was then
passed.
Among tbe amendments concurred ,in
were the following:
No man not enrolled for military eer
vioe, cases of physical debility excepted,
shall take out a license as a pedlar. Up
on all smoking tobacco, a^tax of thirty
five cents ptr pound is imposed, except ou
smoking tobacco made exclusively of
stems, on which .the tax shall be filteen
cents. This is the only change in the
amendments as reported by the commit
tee on Ways and Means, on that article.
On diamonds, emeralds, precious stones
and imitations thereof, and all other jew
elfy, the duty is raised to five per cent,
ad valorem.'
Braft ia Haaphis.
O.iro, Fgb. If.
The steamer Liberty passed op from
Memphis, with eighty bales of jetton for
ISrsBsviiM*
tita. WmUmim «n»v«i at Jbapfci*
KEOKUK*
from Vicksburg, en route for the Arfny
of ibe James, but meeting countermand
ing orders, will return to Vickaburg.
The draft, to fill the quota in the t^is
triet of Memphis, under Gen. Canbjr's
order, passed off quietly. Three hundred
and eighty-seven names were drawn.
New York, Feb. 18.
rather stronger. It is
said Stevens
new movement against the gold dealers
has created a boll interest, upon which
important transactions, at buyers' option,
have been based. The report that Majgi
milian has recognized the Confederacy
also gives strength to the market. Quo
tations have ranged from £04 opening
price 2041.
The Commercial's Washington special
a«ys: Senator Morgan this morning pre
sented a petition to the President, from
the New York merchants, asking a-eab{*
net appointment for Gov. Boutweil.
New York, Feb. 18.
.Th* Commercial's Washington special
says: It is thought the Senate will agree
to a tax of ten per cent, on the circular
tion of State backs, just passed by the
House.
The Post's Washington special says:
The President baa ordered the release of
Roger A. Pry or, from Fort Warren, o»
parole. He is to report to Mr. Forney at
Waakwgton.
Swindling la Jeff's Cabinet,
New York, Feb. 18.
Late rebel papers contain some very in
teresting disclosures regarding the cor
ruption of Jeff. Davis' cabinet, giving an
insight into the causes of its recent disso
lution. A committee of the Richmond
Congress has presented Seddoo, late Sec
retary of War, as guilty of gro^s swind
ling, and the Richmond journals are ma
king statements wbieh add to liis guilt.
We have al-o some developments re
garding Hood's Tennesstecampaign. The
Selma Mi?«i^i pian says that two regi
ments returned to that place from his ar
my, with but 84 men leu out of 10U
Tha Riohmond Kxaunner announces
that the negroes in that city have caught
quite a military fever, and are already
lorming organizations for service of the
r«L*l arakfi.
from
WevaAa.
Sau Fraaciico, Feb. IT.
The Legislature of the State of Nevava
has ratified the Constitutional amend
ment. Only two votes in the negative.
Guns were tired in honor of the event.
Memphis, Feb. 17.
The steamers Mcrcurv and Gray Back
Were Sttacked by rcbt-ls -near Helena and
several soldiers wounded.
The rebels were finally dispersed by the
gunboat Butitr.
It is reported upon authority that the
cotton trade will be closed in this depart
ment within 20 days by order of President
Lincoln and be reopened upon new prin
ciples after his proposed vi»it to tbe Sou'b
arid West, which may be looked for soon
after tho 4th of March
The Union men of this city are prepar
inga grand reception banquet for W.
G. Browlow who s expected here in a
few days.
mReiaNn&Wir
New York, Feb. 18.
The steamer Saxonia, from Southamp
ton 8th, arrived this morning.
Parliament was opened by Royal com
mission Feb. 7th. The speech said Her
Mejesty remained steadfastly neutral be
tween the contending parties in America,
and would rcjoice at friendly reconstruc
tion.
The Queen has no great eaiisfaction in
eiviog her sanction to the conference of
delpgates from Canada, assembled at
Quebec, at which resolutions were passed
fur a close union of the provinces nndera
central government. If opposed by the
Provincial Legislature, a bill wiil be laid
bebjro Parliament for carrying
tant measure into effect.
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Extra fcaiioa ot tb« Senate Called by
tha President.
&i. [O^'CIAl.]
Department of State, 1
in. a Washington, Feb. 18, ICG&|.<
By the President of the United States
Whereas, Objects of interest to the
United States require that the Senate
should be convened at 1® o'clock on the
4th of March, to receive and aot upon
such communications as shall be made to
it on tbe part of the Executive
Now, therefore, I, Abraham Lincoln,
President of the United State, have con
sidered it my duty to .issue my proclama
tion, declaring that an extraordinary fe3
sion requires the Senate to convene for
the transaction of business at the Capitol
in the city of Washington, on the 4th of
Maroh next, at noon of that day, of which
all who shall, at that time, be entitled to
act as members of that body, are hereby
required to take notice.
Given under my Eand and seal of the
United Slates, in the city of Wash
ington, this 17th day of February,
[1.8.] in the of oar Lord, A.D. 1865,
fnitedyear
of the independence of the
Sutes the 80ih.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN.
By the President:
ft
W*. H, Seward, Seo'jof State.
QoU Market.
New York, FeW^C
GoW tO-fcight 204.
*3TThe winter in Europe has
Very severe. Tbe 8e!oe and the Loire
have been froiea over, aad the railways
dogged with three feet of saow. It re«:
qaired a garrison U eoldiera to rslievt
MONDAY, FEBRUARY
Swiday Night. Bepqit
LATEST FROr
SHERMAN
on
Augusta and
Columbia.
Important Rebel News.
Threatening to Wipe Out
1"' Sherman.
General Order from E,te.
9 1
imi,
GRANT'S OPERATIONS.
^ss Vsrks Destroy*4.
New York, Feb. 19.
The Herald's Shenandoah correspond
ent says an rxpedition, consisting of 3U0
picked men from Michigan civalrv, after
a march of forty mile?, meeting no oppo
sition, reached Charlotte iron furnace on
Water Dick Creek, which tbe rebels bad
in foil blast, preparing iron for shot and
shells. The establishment, with all it
machinery and material, were destroyed.
Tbe force dien returned, meeting with
trifling annoyance" from guerrillas. The
main portion of the rebel army is said to
be near. Staunton.
Mamas at Colombia— Skinniafciac Be»
fun—Rebel Deserters,
Washington, Feb. 18.
The Richmond Examiner, of the 16:h,
#ays:
A dispatch has been received from an
official of the Treasury Department at
Columbia, to tho effect that Sherman's
aidvance was so near Columbia that tbe
home guard aud citizens bad turned out
to aid in resisting tbe Uoion forces, and
skirmishing had commenced near the
city.
It is stated by the Kxaui ner that no
prisoners were on boar i the Wm. Allison,
tho flig-of-trace boat, when she was bioan
up.
The Select Committee on the Rebel
lious States, in their amendments to the
Reconstruction Bill, as reported to-day.
provide for the recognition by the Presi
dent of the State Government of Ter ne«
see, if such a Government shall be esUtb
iished by the loyal citizens in conformity
with the Cunstitution, prior to May 1st
next. Tbe report al-o provides that the
constitution of Tennessee shall prescribe
First. That rioper'nn *h»il vote who ha*
held a Confederate line office higher than
Colonel, or a civil office, unites it be min
isterial.
Second. That slavery shall bo forever
pAhibited, and
Third. That no State or Confederate
debt created under the action of a u*urp
trig power shall be recognized or paid by
this State, and no law of confiscation shall
be biodiog.
During four days of the present week
over two hundred lebel deserters cime
within the lines of the armies of the I'o
tomac and James. This morniog forty
six arrived here, ail of whom deeerted
from rebel picket posts on the eight of
the 14th. Twenty of these belonged to
PhHidelj hia, Feb. 18.
^ayCteeke, subscription agent, report#
that the subscriptions to the 7-30 loan
amount to $5,082,000 including one from
Cincinnati *of 1300,OOO New York,
$600,000, and 9300COO individual sub
scriptions of 960 and SiOO each. Total
sales for the week, 826,500,000*
Bxchaafc sf Pitwairi
Fort Monroe, Feb. 17.
The steamers New York and Georgia
arrived here last evening with Union
prisoners from Richmond, end have sailed
for Annapolis. Col. Mulf«:rd says the ex
change will be prompt. Other steamers
have gone up the J^uies with rebel pris
oners, and the exeljango iriJL be made as
rapidly as possible.
bet News from tie l*oteitt&'#rm7.
Washington, Feb. 18.
Tbe Riohmond papers of the 16th state
the enemy are at work in their entrench
ments on Hatcher's Ruo. Throughout
Tuesday night the rumbling of wagons or
artillery was heard oa Grant's Ma« in the
neighborhood of Deep Bot^oga. it was
supposed Gnat was transfering a heavy
body of troops to the north side. This
may be simply the return of tbe troops
sent over to Petersbarg to participate io
the Hatcher's Ran affair last Monday.
It was- teportod yesterday our troops
were evsoaating Wilmington. The re
port is not confirmed, however, by official
despatches. The Tsnkeo prisoners state
Gen. Terry is still in tho vipiaity of Fort
Fisher and waiting for Gen. Hoke.
Hitherto psasa has repre
mt«4 Terry aa afreet fe jinrdl toward*
Wtt«ia|ijn w«tk'the oooMoat tmecta
tk^l Wh| of iakfkg it, bat Fort AadUnoa kas
a am
20, lses.
than they had anticipated
Biker is in command of our
Goldsborougb, and reports to
Department he has reason to believe the
enemy are concentrating at Newliern,snd
they have with them material for repair,
ing the railroad from Newborn t) Kiairs
ton.
Scouts who came into Kingston on tbe
night of the 11th inst. report Gei. Foster
i in command at Newbern. and that
t,0O0 of the 18th army eorps have arriv
ed there, making the number of troops at
the post about 5,000. It i« reported and
bslieved in Kingston that tbe enemy have
leaded twenty locomotives and two ear
goes of railroad iron at Morebead City
It is not sppre^ended in Kingston that
tbe enemy design an early movement in
that direction. No official messages were
received from any part of Sjuth Cirolin#
yesterday. At last accounts the enemj
h*d Orangeburg on tbe Columbia Branch
R. and our lorces were falliog back to
wards Columbia. Our troops abandoned
sni hville last Sunday night.
Wheeier lau Friday attacked and whip
ped Kilpatrick at Aden, fifteen miles
a rth-west of Augusta and drove him
back four miles in tbe direction of
Brsnchvil
The Augusta papers of last Wednesday
state that at that time Sherman was at
Windsor, 10 miles west of Aden, advanc
'ng ou Augusta. His right flank was
protected by the south E li?to and his
ft by Kilpatriek's cavalry. Two day*
after tnis Kilpatrick was whipped by
Wheeler. Slocam has with him tb» 15th
nd I Gib corps.
The 14th and 20tb eorps comprise tbe
(r:e operating ^against Columbii and
Charles too.
This leaves one corpe of Sherman's
unaccounted for. Wo presume it has
teen *tt at Savannah.
By the latest advices through Yankee
papors we learn that Sherman was skill at
his.H.'ad iafteisat Beiutjiu
Gen. S L«»e #nd Wade Hampton,
recently appointed Lt. Generals, have
been confirmed by the Confederate hen
The promotion of Gen. Hanpton
makes bim rank Wheeler and puts him in
mmand of our cavalry operating a rains:
SheiBun. Tbe best events may bi
pectcd om this appointment. 11
n's presence wiil not fail to inaptr con
fidence aad enthusiasm
l»-d^e oi ckf-in^ as ?be begun tbe ws
tri u ph..
The same paper believes that wlihid
20 das theio will be such a concentra
tion of strength as will make the Yankee
e. mriiard^ tremble for bis safety.
ITbe II ci inoud Kia iiiner of the ltj'h
»ys ai King*vil e Siterman w.u'd be able
to destroy tbe Columbia and Charlotte
ind Wilmigtuu and Manchester railroad
The Examiner of th# 151) has a loog
arttcle against tbe use of negroes as I sol
diers but leaving the responsibity to tee,
who as urgently^p&lkd for a Urge fjorce
ol them
Tbe Whiij of the lGth states Sherman
has got somewhat tin start of their forccs
»nd an apprehension is felt at Cjl&ibbia
that be would reach there before he
couid be overtaken.
Kckois has succeeded Breckenridgi in
command in East Tennessee.
Priseaers Exchaoged— Later from
man—Qtaerai Order lrem Lee.
Wa »hin£ton, Feb
Nice hundred and eighty-three Tbion
pri^orers and JO (ffieer-, mosily from
I'^riville, came on from Richmond on tbe
Virginia regiments, and the remainder to iiewa from Grant's army reports all (jjuiet
Georgia and South Carolina regiments.
A mass delegation with a petition ask
ing the appointiueut of Gov. Andrew to
a place in the Cabinet, wae intredaeed to
tbe Prssident to-day by Senator Wilson.
... Seven-Thirties.
The following is a copy of Gen. Lee's
general order or assuming command of
ihe land forces of the Confederate State-:
Headquarters Confederate Army,)
February 9. i
General Order,^No. 1
Io obedieoce General Orders, No. 3,
I assume command of tbe military forces
of the Confederate States. Deeply im
pressed with the difficulty of tbe position
and humbly invoking the guidance of Al
iiiiuhty God, I rely for success upon the
courage and fortitude of tho arm), sus
tained by the patriotism and firmness of
the people, confident that their united ef
forts under the blessings of haven, wi 1
secure our independence Tbe Head
quarters of the army, to which all special
reports and communications will be sd
jire8ed, will for the present be wiih the
army of Northern Virginia.
from all
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ex-
amp-
The Columbia Carolinian of the 1'Jth
-ays long before Colutabia falls we look
for a battle and a victory wbieh will
prove God is fighting oa uur side, a*«d
vouchsafe to South Carolina the ptrivil
in
J.
Bjston, Feb. 19.
Tbe hotels are filing
up
with merchants
Motions
of ths
eountry to attend
tbe trade sale commencing oa Tuesday.
It will
be
a'great pvent
in
the dry
goods
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WIKTIITH ANNUAL
8TATEMEST Of THE
N E W Y O K
LIFE Iii&UBAHCE 00.,
OPFlUfcj
112 and 134 Broadway, If. T.
ISAAC COOEj Oakalooaa,
SPECIAL AO EST VO* SOtTHCT-V IOWA.
Below we poMIafc a eondi/iurd
report
h,r
U. fE IToJ*. 51.
tu
1 steamer Alice to Cjx Landing.
within the enemy's lines
No despatches were received at tbe
War Office yesterday from South Caro
lina. We are consequently uninformed of
Sbermstt's la^t moteuient. Ha was at
Orangeburg, 40mi 'ei- south of Columbia,
la-t Tuesday, and the teb troops were
falling back before him toward Columbia
Where he is now we do not kofw. It
v»as said Weduesduy that a despatch was
teceived raying skirmishing was going on
within a few utiles of Columbia. We
stated this yestetdty morniug as an
ondit
and as jet we have not tbe means of con
firming it. Sherman may be at Kings
viile, the inction of the Columbia R.,
0* be may be even nearer the city.
goads
line, and sarpass anything of the kind
hertofore known. Over tan thousand
bales of
hsd been entered up to tpis
evening.
.S'',' LouiaviHe, Feb! 19|
Msj. Palmer ^arrived
IMN
V-t
BUCKETS FOUNDRY
Csritr Slh aid Jt&itM ifraite,
SUA# JtNolM'H."
MILL tCIIII.P,T,
CAXR MILL-'.
msx as o tAtio rttms
Site
ice.
). If).
toxximt* ot laosrrnra.
POillKltf,
Jto l.-i»rrring,
A Coitlar.
il.-^t,
S «goun,
MrC-it,
TBN-BVOX
a.
4e
Mertl lastrciee Agent,
UOOIDRBin,
Ihe A/rtenf Xev
«^k)
U
Amount of 8toek», Brnt» and alt
for tbe year 1S&4
of lu' .i.-j *!i^ a tii.tltniif
ful .^liiifit of in rarfMtl Uu i"r fttfu
-f
iuug
*xyi ~ti iu tbi* i.tii braii-.a vt ib»srasic&':
I! -ipw
firr
l'a
PmaitiBM dnrins th.- -ir '«). Jl.7-29.^11 17
TtanNsr of MMn issa. dorine JSftt, 4.9ns
1 Ue & rector* bare oe« I tte-1 a OP trTV
r»u CKXr. oti l^sl vf i- i
t/i)DtVit)/_\t)havealr-J
S.T. 'tack
l'i«t»» U. 8 5 6
per -"t.
i« .h iiooj 11.-.
y l»«.h SIS^OO 00
l*k. i i• AnuaitiMi, furrentlered
as i Caa«' !IH IViieH., I'r.ntlne Ooi.rir*.
1bib». n,
K j-eoaemampn,and
fcii IKidcutal 409^8
ftavista otex
fltllllM *f Aollar* af Itcraaitd
^sveia
To bea-idad to ttietr preteist l.irav itmnaalatfaw.
mith
Ufe 1
lamitsaee C«tR|.»sjr h»T* no «t©ei-
era t. pif diridrBi» I.j its
fit- E. tft.
£o»h 1'aniasa B'k
A*.-llW f.jr the a'J!|TC Oaafunr »ill rWt the pritc'pal '23 BiUi Ifc^k
SosUmio law a ilii- iti tijj .jj-i asd MiS2itt.tr.
U W KA1I.KV. Ar!,K.m.ak,
MJUajitBcr.
REVEKC.NCn EV PEHaiS«iON-
Wio. Tli-n»p«on r... Ranker*.
J.
W. Detajilain. uf 'Uu'Sv flit- itr
Jme« L'tvwn, Paator I'oiled Pi«bytert*n Cbmreb. Ke
fcbl7
s. ?. vail a AaMlTAGK.
scbsws,
B&ASS C.V^TINO®,
BABBlrr METAL, *«., Jte^
And do General Repair Work.
Thinkful f- t*v* liberal h-.ret 'it nfaJ
U lbi« wh' h»h-a*-ot, we elicit, ntid
y
FOURTH ANNUAL BALL
or T&£
Holla Fire Co. No* 2,
To Ua held at
Birrowi'&ftll, Wednesday* Feb. SI, 18fi.
Tb« public ftre resp- tfally invited to ittasd.
C01I30TTE.S of AB ft SUK3f12fTS.
Wm AMMt,
It Shilling
Schiotter,
Zindel,
A KataMr,
This ScbalU.
W HMBIIT,
Tlioraa* H:t-jsota,
Frank .lonns,
Tiiumfu P«tt^r?on(
Oiipt (i ft Nnnn,
It T"ii*jcii,
Mtimm,
Fnml Kt^in,
liriirv Tej'fi'r,
Davo O'Brien.
Boolii.
fLOOB MiXAOtaa.
wcpii Patterson, Wm Titfibcrtnan,
Wm tihepperd. 8 Pattctam.
sitjstc:
njr tfa» Keokuk Qtm irUJe
TebloSin,
K LwsA,
VOLUNTEERS WANTED
Wiih cSoiee «f I«wt BrfimtKIl I
SmtO LOCAL BOUNTY PAID!
Colored Volnntc^Ni
Will be assigned to tbe &0£A
OSUKi
i A NNUAL BTATKMENT OF THE
J**- CONDITIUN or Till
SECURITY INSURANCE CO.,
•r Ftfcw VOBK,
Inf. IS66.
made to tht
30?.
e,
.adil't-
man ..|.j i,. ,. Trbe
I.- f,j- Li. (lejirerr
0 W MVBES,
und Mwic
{». crh*n- *1
ox
iO
i W i s
p'tfn-t
Ulilc. ai.fi CW'iDi'tOrsatt wiihi.ii! i Mali,
au Wfait- n luitracinr. T,':
Wool
bury*. tb» fi*ru «i..tMi
u,ul Wueir,
^•'•rapblnf, ronta aiug wutr „n *. -,u. Ha'IH po«t
i.*i I
OL1 VKJ: ITJ .OS
fubli.her^. Bojto
OW PRICED PIANOFORTE
u Kierri*.. and choir*
"ivl i."«r Ptan. *1 a* W!ui-r'- F.rfrci
,i!»dc
tor
I
th« J»ianu, i^. impa a .,f
»no Plajing oilhant th- aid
of tea
15 n« tteK *«t 2U/60 l'l.tHM)
31 ,7*0. SSO^iO
Amoflat carried
5* AnKa o^ftctual & hAitol
In O" S2S.ST2 Z9
6.
Art
a.
-jot t*f cii-h oa
1 i rfit Ihe
Cod pan.t i'. the C«titi!*nt^! STk. 1^,171 %t*
1. An C'jatit of cm^a ou l.fcad,
Ui tb- cre-i^t tli
tbe Cam*:rattealth
fewk a
S. Am on* r&.*U iu th* h*n4#
it.^ui-miwJio the course oCtrjUM*
rc*c«-ired JtuiEf0 th^
j«asr for premiums 2G.QQQ Qfr
W. DAVIS
TuuJ amount rcisb*it*i»s ...4
9. accrued int uot on all of mii
»-n B'lnl f.nd M'jjr'gage. due JanonTjr
tt p«i} —...J
W. »ccr»eJ *»«t »ot due, exclttdteg
vrcf) on ....4
14. AmfflJBf or Iowa* alia.ttd rrirl ilni)
strjet ftlUDtiOa
thv inlort^t of oor patrt ns. )i'»jn.' t.nii tt a coti'iuii
•nreofUiaMime. VA1L» ARillfAQ*
k
CO.
"WB STRITS TO SATXl."
1885. IS®.
17. Amount
m^i,,.f
iowa Itfaxtryif
and
recvivc tbo
4AMB BOUNTY ANp PAY
AfbTHEftSOLDiaB%
li.lt BlSSBLIi, lUcmlfe*
Wear Cor. of Main and Third St., Keokuk, Iowa.
ftblT-dlw
GOOD
CHANCE—FOR SALE
A
frame Hot««, -ith «hr,^ r»o»n and oth' lm-'
r~"
naiBll an a lot 20 by 140 on Mum. b«tweeu l?th
u,4 lSlietreets
well adapted for .tore. Alfc\ two
Dwe mug Honara on a lot on Tultanf trw*, brt*wn 4iU
JJ- c^itio^^^on^pr™-
tABJ BS FOR 1865 JUST RK-
i
JHuitlor 'if lite bimr-tK, of I hi g&t
of Jotra, purzoant In t!,r iuw of md Stan.
1. r\ttT*i.
lat. The amount jf fall pai4 C»iiiai Stack of the Cora
panjr now ontataodttte. 't«r tatua
ot
rtaroV ff.O
H.
1. liMUBt tf Uwaaon Bcnc'a and Mort^rsimi
tfal.T rtcordH aad b«B$ flrat Uc»a an ttt
ire sitopliipoti vbtch n« trori' tl aji one
j' ar'« in'Teat
4SS.4CC
p*r Scbedala
2. Total iitiu* of »ail BJor1^g*tl
pn mi». 1.090,400
3. Anetnt of State Btocka cu'l etc It. and
Trea-nrv No tea, of the United St»t*-a and all
otbtrBoodaai/aoluteJy lietd tb-l i
T- t.'il Total
\»I. Jl'rji rai,
.V. ntr^.iars Sat).Re
lirfami RedeiiipSiuul.onda M.S9S 60,000
Bi't'!» u! tniou frvi-Mi'iol
l)ijt Jiii. 2, We#t }ra»8.. ^BSS
United £ut.» Pond, 8 p?r
1*81 L. -100,000 11
tJi-it i ?tit s 10 40 5 p^r ct.
1
123.W.O 128,82#
u:!" 6-aO S |i*r el.
it..n 25,000
Unitvd F(:» 7 3-10 Trtas-
SOjSW
t'tiitel Stale* 7 S-IO
Tre«a--60,POO
•uj S-jtti of 1^-4
Boitd. "i tbe City of tan
FraKieo 4,008
Bond* of State of California. 3,W»
w,tor
-m
I1.MKI l&Mis
Co do TcBBesaee 'O.iOO
otii-raec*-CMk-by.»ti
ritles (eiotspt Mnrt^»«es hctii
hy
pany a* wcurity forOMb.actuaiir aned
UdteDUT:
Total Total Afi't lo«t«S
Paxval. Hu.tiI. tfaeraoo.
V. 8.
Ccr. ct-bonta
oflS.il fS^SS »Tj«nt 9MS0
s
f-ai s«wi»—
Ayseo *.«•
f. a 7 .»-10Trea» ry
IBS
»S0*) UudMW JL
a H.et'.wk— S5.SS0
iwi-h -. Erie a. a.
k 10,009
30.1- -ti f'.t v Lite
iws
inn. sto» k
20.ir.l ni n
*a»
nm
8,«7»
T-rrr
I aat'. #t *k
Mtbi fourth ,X»
tk-tjal k stock-.
1«00 «h S. T-Itt
nitutk.it fi«r the
tm
Bi n 1 T-ti
.Vi H"tu« life
t:.. I'. fk
S000 «!t"« -.fljo-.
ct. Bond JS-St,...
»li- J"cun'.y life
fn«. Co aiack—.
10 »h"«
4.080
l,3t»
ZJOOO
1,000
1,000
7.000
1(40
-i.coa
Cent. Naf nl
Bahk st-- S.
IS ih Am rican
Ex. fc s! ,. k—
10 Kb'« l: k rr »teof
9.1«5
6.100
tm
\JK
Co-v»»* -toek.. ».3#S
IflOal-- ll i-t il«ath
Cu.i C**. »t.jek... 1'i 'OS
24 ati'a
mm
e.soo
2,400
40,000
*2i(M0
W*»
X. A.
life
lu» Oi. st.v k—.. U80
71.0 »h'- iiU'i, i R.
R. C« »toek,j
ltw »i. rk B. It.
C, WJKt
IM.WM Americas
'I I
1M «h V Pro
duce E*. rtt«k...
Sr. 1.!. i IInd.
order,
a!! nt-tati tsf n tu aud re
•efej a »ck' j!tu
TU- X.-w
-rk
lu.ns STOO)
Canal atick ......
»i i!i
l'ii-ifk' M*'l
I
*l'ick
-i't
go t« the pot-
ky-bol 'ers.
Tt kottrs no Inauraar?. or wtOtiu^ an a.i-t:tioti. on
'ti v... •.»•] V 1m r«b«tder tl»t. iuijMrlaE e ia»tfWn. B»uk tluck
*i.t y ia arall act u- tbitr ma intr*»t U» 50 si. r*n «rw_»lt!}n
tiMkiDK tlKir iBvettMuU io tLn olJ
3S»h a Int-To t*B*l
It.- Co.et,.JI
fcs th'stvet ,\aWl
ttauHC* aad rrtiatit
tS,TSD3S
e,n» so
U^flOO
89^4sas|
1C.1U «8
KwifftM# beld by the C^-mp^nyj
tn- a
UT
In br.d NaviaKlou aivl M«riii9
13. Atuof^nt 4lu» for unpaid prec.Inru*. ajoti
ili Iwdistjc
c&sh
in
iw.a 0. -r
in 11 alf'Ve
23. A 'ur.' of ail otU«r l'ruj^ttjr 1
It* .e .- fl(H
•nd Oth Iii v.rsna^pk-i i i.ie*. Salvajaa,!
an i otli,r elaiin* Jvr
asoctt an ti.
18C,4T4 S-l
sutoti
avatl-:
»bi« iutUot tha CcmpaD ..™.....^ljc5iye6d
m. uirnnm.
Tit
ism »yo4t- &n.t -toe.
Sh».
16. Atiiivjnt cf e-'jutlr.I amt Bot
Ki
'ju.-: »a !.••! hie.
ot ,l.o«»? nrs*iu»t tJ,G20
00
Ami' .ui oi iut' r»t a«Q to- wrisp Uolii.r*
r^oounisic uniwij 5,146 74
tf
Anioiint rall utl»r claim. B^UD-t th«
Coii!i*uy 10,252 84
39. *srp*gmt« ajnotmt uf all oipaM Luanda, i
Cl inu aui Li.biiiti's.....
IT. iiicttustora. i I
JL The creator amontis alloncl liy tbe relet to be i&
•myi
hdv
one city, t«wn -r \illace
£2. Tb-1 itres .oet amount allowed to be insured ia any one
block.
X" rol Mature. Aponti.ire lltntteil t» (10,000
anv iiif !i?k.
ou
S3.Tin- am jujit ofi's .-apital-»r i-arainss 5'. '..1 I
n an y
tMi»r Stat' J«arii) fiiT iuerini. naiainf them,
with mount iu uacb. tiali&wni^ f«S,0t») l'etiiuaa«e
tt.Ti« i.artT, or Act of lncorjiunuioti ot san) Coayanf.
A:i-wir—' .py on file in Aim I'lt'i udi.c.
Set Ih-eiuiatus receirrd io ?uto of luwa, $12 Ml
St»?r t-r Ntw Vos*. I
CMy a:ii ('jiintr i Xcw York.t
So.
Tbv.i:i»a W. Birdsull, rrVfi.i)bt, aad BiaMr41^ ^[ajr* i
dfn*k.^r'-ret(u-T. of th Secnrity
imf «4»*vTaHy *fHrmed Miy, t)i*t th** jnt
true aitd curr-vt nt.it^urat rf ih»» utUir* tht f^aid Co*«
jianr-— that Ihc *aid In«iranr»» mpnuv i* th*1
bttni fiJ'
omifr of at It «t OXB Ur\i)KIO AND AIFTY
THOt^VND IfcUJ.AR? of KtfuaJ rn^U apiU| in
Tp»t^d in ftnd Buodt, or in on R^I
Jistate, vrorth Jt.»»t«Ip th aiBouot f.»r fi
mrt|t!xed that tbe abw described im^Jotcntu, in
«nj i"»rt th^of. arr- rart^if for th© bt-&f tit of any in
dhi hiitl at U» »rity in th*» of a*id
Cowi ttny, oitijrr a.* I'rt-si'letit, P'vr^tary, Tr«a*-«rrr,
rhetor, or ottHTwi** tfaiut she mcrtgvtfv?* dt*
bate not «s«-ignod. nor in utsy rt*l^a't ur
fmpuirtl, by niti Gbmp*n?. »td tlmt th-j nrw the abore
dMrdbed ofierra of said in^unim cv^n|auv.
TH W.UIROSATL.
KH'HARD U HAVDOCK. Serf.
Rabacribtd aad
affirmed ix-ftire roo. Jai
uarj, 180&. TllOf I.'THORSKI.tN
Couuuis^ioni lor Iowa in Nt-« fwk.
ABMTi)K Orrr*. »1,1
D*b IVi
lUli, 1J6J.
raar.v
I4 iliijr of fcrnary,
In ilii» iiihcv, slio.ii
It ia harabj *rtiSe.l, tiwt n tin
laiK, *w«m statemen, wn* tllt
till' condition of the s-ouritj Iu- iraoc
i (_.in|iaiiv, loraK-it
at New V rk. in the i-r.V-w V k. ,.:i the 1ft il.j „f
January, A.
1 Ikiv iu iuwriiant e with the provisions «i an
Act tli- fiJtifr.i! Af-.-ii)t!y of the Slate of Iowa, emit!, .1
r,'n!i,m
t' tAfurrnr* ("Dnp-ntin." *i»pro»d
Jatu^rv "ieth. »u »u A- au:ei|ilat-'ry thi-r. t", »p.
provedVi'I rr.uo »t'i. W*1 »n A8t in 4atnn to I it«
In»nran« Conipinie., opi nivl Mnrrh lttb, IMi tli.t
«*iJ ftati-ment ahowa titaa^Mid i't-mpanv i-i poseetM-d
the req'iieite autoaBt of S^Htn!, and iirte«ted aa rrqulnd
Ur law.
•Aothnrttv in therefore gm-n to the a)« T» ramed Com
to traaf«! their «ppripri»«e bt«rtot-» of leniraiKK
'. Siali in arc .rdrtice with thf law thereof, tmtil
Urn i.t dsy uf January, A. D. One Thotif.iti'J Kight Hun
dred and Si*ty-»ix.
pai-
It ii. also ct-rtifirtd, that H. TKN-BVCff. of Keokuk,
has U-en dulr appointed ly seid Compaiiy thair i«nl
-ent ivuil A tinrm-v for tho comity of Lee.*ith lull
or t- ink- risk*
Ai
luoranrc therein, and toe.rknuwli dc
of
airr riee of prprt-iw its Itfoit ied I v law, Ijptitilih. fiI-ttfr nil
the Clerk of the Irt-tra-i C- -nrt in aitd for a*id connxy tliM
certiBi"ite an
i
i-|-y
r.i
tho tiit«ment on file in ibia
f-d
«c. lt it fnnlier ccrutio Out the nttachad iaa true
and correct
of ih? mill
oijiy
r-f—. In KrMlt«i:tty whereof,
hilf hereunto »vt
1
L. S. my h^ud am! affixed my aeal o I oftm tha day
w asj year first above written.
State.
JNO. A. BLLTOTT, An^ltor of
feb2Vd
8AML. A. AYKEB, Dapaty.
M_ETHODIST
HYMN BUOXS-AU
_. abM sai %*Uttaa. fat •h|j|^,
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