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By J. A. SELBY. . COLtJMBIA, S. C., FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 19, 1865. VOL. l.-NO. 43. THE COLUMBIA PHOENIX, ru BUSHED DAILY, EXCEPT sex DAT, BY JULIAN A. SELBY. TERMS-TN AD VANCE. SUBSCRIPTION. Six months, $5 Ono month, .... 1 ADVERTISING. One square, (ten lines,) one time, 50 cts Subsequent insertions. - 3!?eta Special notices ten cents per line. South Carolina. The impression seems to prevail among a large number ot" our citizens that the United States Government is inclined not to give us a Provision?! Governor for some tim** to come, .although we aro informed through I newspaper channels that South Caro j linn and Florida will be favored with civil rulers within a few days. As to the manner in which the South Caro? I lina Delegation was received at Wash* ' ington, reports differ. Parties directlv ! from there .say that the gent leinen j forming tho delegation were received ' with tho utmost civility, and were ; tnade the recipients of innumerable j hospitalities. On the other hand, some of tho New York dailies claim that tb? Committee were not shown anv favors whatever, and give their read? ers to understand that tho State of South Carolina is to be left out in the cold in this mutter of reconstruction. No one can doubt that the time*is coining? when the people of South Carolina will be favored with a civil ruler; but that event will not take place until the General tToven::nent. is satisfied of tho trite loyalty of the people of the State. It is lolly for committees to proceed to Washington f jr the purpose of influencing the au? thorities to give us a civil ruler, unless that same committee bc thoroughly imbued wita a Union sentiment and policy. President Johnson will not listen to tho talk of boys. Iiis personal i acquaintance with lin? former leading men of the" South will have weight in the matter.of settling the claims pre . Heitted bv the representatives of the South. He insists that a Union senti? ment must be made a iparent be'ore anything can be done towards restor? ing civil government to this State. This is perfectly right, and what we all expei t. Now, what lias been done in any portion of the S'ate. that would impress the Goverritn"ti: with the con? viction that the people were ready to act under the new state of things? We will grant that in Charleston two or three attempts have been made to hold public meeting?, at which it was intended to submit resolutions ex? pressive of the sentiments and feeling of the community in reference to tim subject of Union, but unfortunately those meetings wero poorly attended, and laih-d in many respects to accoiu 'pl?sh the obj'-ct in view. In the inte? rior what has been done to advance the caille? . At Oraigeburg and Sum merrilie meetings nave been held to testify the read?nes? of the people to acquiesce in the measures of the General Government; but why have meetings not been held in all the prin? cipa! towns of the State? It remains for the people to come ont plainly and squarely, and exert tbem-elves towards sustaining tbe laws of ?he National Government". They must show to the world that they have given up all their old notions concerning fcjtate Rights, ai d are now willing to accept the new order of things. We want a Provi? sional Governor, and we hope, by all means, that the delegation to Wash ington will succeed in the acconiplirdi ment of their mission. It must be understood, ho.vever, by the people of the State that when they do get their Provisional Governor they will b? ex? pected to give hiiu their full and un? reserved support. [ Cii i: lesttm Courier. \.jt. Southern Version of the Capture of Davis. . Lieutenant Elaan, of Company K, Twenty-fourth Texas cavalry, was wilb Mr. Davis when he was captured, and has kindlv recounted to us.the details of the affair. From his narrative we derive the following: Mr. Davis, Judge Reagan, Colonel Lubbuck and Colonel Johnson were en route to Texas, expecting to con? tinue the struggle here. Mrs. Davis and familv were travelling towards Florida with? view of running the blockade from the Florida coast. ' It was Mrs. Davis' intention to take the chidren to England and then to rejoin her husband in Texas, where they hoped to protract the struggle. Lieutenant Elsan was one of the guard ot Mrs. D ?.vis' pajty. Ti;*-y were in Wilcox County, Georgi?, May 7, when the President joined them. They travelled together that day. On the morning of tho 8th he parted from them for Texas, on horse? back. After travelling twenty miles ho learned that a baud ol jayhawkers had been organized to plunder thc party left behind of their train. Anxiety for the safety of his family induce] him to remain till they came up, which they did on the evening of the 8th. They travelled in Company on the Qih. and all camped together that night. Mean while, the Fourth Michi gan cavalry had been on their track. On the night'of thc 9th this regiment surprised two scouts who hal been left in the rear to watch for pursuit, but who had been overcome by fatigue and fallen asleep. Th*, pursuers rode ail night, at daybreak on the mommy of the lOlh surprised tho enc;impm?-n' and captured the whole party ,withon! firing a gun. On th? surprise, Mr. Davis threw a cloak, over his shoulders and started for his horse, about forty steps fron: his tent. As he set out Mrs. Davi threw a veil over his hat. Ile hail got but a few steps when a cavalry man rode up, and p.eventing his gui. tc him, cried out, 'I know you, yoi: old scoundrel; L have soon you before surrender." (Jl seems that he hat lived iu Richmond since tho wa began.) As he stopped Mr. Davis Mrs. Davis ran to him, and throwing lief arms around his neck, begged the?? to sparc his ?ii-. Colonel Pritchard tiri commander of the pursuing cavalry, now rode no, and assured hei he should nut be hurt. From this time the party was treat? ed with marked politeness. The> were taken to Macon, .\?rs. Davis bein; allowed all her transportation exofp an ambulance, which was taken fu so.?ie ot the wounded. Lieutenant Ei-an says the entir amount of specie the party had will them was 'about $11,000. Of thi Mrs. Davis had 82,000, her o vi private funds, Mr. D .vi? ab ?ut ?1,40(1 which he carried in his holster* and the balance belonged ti* Jung Rengan a?d the balance" of the ? ar >, [Houston (Texas) Telegraph. Trial of Mr. Davis. Washington telegram? state that i has been definitely settled that th trial ot Jefferson Davis will occur i Baltimore before Chief Justice Chase Many rumors have been publishe relative to this matter, but the abov is veini official and, therefore, may h considered reliable. The New York JVcws contains th following stat- ment: J. 13. Van Deinen clerk in the rel) War Department, writes to the Ch cinnatt Commercial that in Februar last he vas present at an intirvie between Booth and Davis. Boo; was introduced to the Confedera chief by Benjamin, and two otb yoting men wero in his company. "Booth commenced b^ saying tl) a plan was formed in the Northe States and Canada, by friends of tl Confederacy, to capturo or assassina Mr. Lincoln; that lie had a full list of j the UH nea, and all they desired was an official recognition on the part of the Confederate authorities, and that then the project would .lertuiiily bo exe? cuted. "He further stated that they desired j no pecuniary assistance from the Gov- | ernmen*, as that was already secured; that trey wore not after gain, bat were actuated only by a desire to render the | Confederacy a service by removing the tyrant twho was tiie cause of so ; much suffering to the country, and the j only obstacle in the way o? a speedy ! peace, ffhese arc thc wor is as near j as I can remember. ?Messrs. Davis j and Breekininige both expressed their I hearty condemnation of tim plot, and j advised Booth to tiiin?c no more of it. That tiny (eil thal their ^nuse was ? just, ami that God, in his own good j time, would give them the victory ? wit .ont resorting to anything but. th? j most honorable warfare, and that tiny ' we e wilting l<- leave Lincoln's punish? ment, for Lis great crime, to the pr?>- : videtica of a j' st <J , i and an outraged i ''Benjamin sui.] nothing. Booti) j then relit ed, ..ul tue last words'hej uttered in "the room were: 'lie must j die!' After Booth and his friends; were gone. Davis said: 'Those fellows caine bete morely to bec the- Rich : mond sights, amt their assassination i plot isa mere ludge.' Breckmrhige I and Benjamin laughed, and tin: latter j said: 'I think so. Tl c matter re- j ceived no more attention, arid nil agreed with Mr. Davis that, the plot : was mere "Iud;.I ant satisfied that none of tuet'i A?er . Ejected ? bal ba* i sujet- become so deadly a r?ralily. Li 1 Cjiicl'i-io'i ie? -ju: siY il, it I ?m wit- j tin.i io be qualin d lo tte' above -tate i , moat/' A ?adv making r.qniries of a boy about los father, ?n intemperate man. ' who hui been iii for some tine , asked ; whether lie lind retrained his a? petite, j 'No. mVam,' sail the boy,'not t-xaet ly: his nppetiir. is very poor, but bis! drinkatite is ns good as ever.1 i THGJSAS C. VEAL, Architect and Civil Engineer, , W] I l-i^ furnish |ilno>, sp..er.lentioiis and j VT personal supervision, with all ne? cessary details for public buildings, dwell- j ings; cottages, bri :,,'es; ito., for city or j country. Surveys for city lots made on j application. Ollicfi at A. ll. Phillips*, Re- j dell's How. July ti wrS!' ! j&To^/?r ~G-ootis i NOW (?peidnc ai A. ll. Phillips' Auction j Room, eiuisistinc of SHIRTS, COL i LARS. GLOVES. SUSPENDERS, Half j ?'. '-e. Pocket tlandkero.hi.ds, Cotton Hose, i "t'ock?t [vioks, Children's Hose, Hoo|. | --kil ts, Swiss Muslins, Lehii'is, Printe, Per ' fouiery, iv:.: The above goods will besohl 1 'W ?>>r a fe.v days only. . July 7 2 Columbia to Charleston. *r*?5 g, A LI N ?? < > F i K i M F< > ll TAB LE ! . HACKS i* now established be-I tweet: Coin::.oin and KiaiiSV il ie, there, con- ! nectint* willi the trains on Metida vs and ; Thursdays for Florence and Charleston, via Florence. For schedule, seo notice of J i lie o ?miiiirroa anil Manchester Railroad j Company. For passai*", uppl al the july .?' 5* SHIVER HOUSE. jSrass and Copper Wanted HSOLOMON it' CO. still continue to ? purchase IittASS and COPPER. Thu highest market price will be paid. j H. SOl.pMON ?t CO., West ?ido of Assembly street, j July 0 lino Below ?'lain. I Office Gm- Snp't Wilmington and Manchester Railroad Company, M VIT KR, s. C , Jur.v 8. lsV.;>. VTILM.N ?or ihe conveyance of pas? sengers and frei-/ht is now running semi-weekly between Kingsville and-Grcat Pee I)-e River; leaving Kingsville ea?h .Monday and Thursday at I? a. m.. .-OJ.! ar i livimr at Pe? De ? snms dav? at 1 p. ru. : Returning, tim I rain Lav's P. e Pit- at i 10.43 a. ni. each 'Pn.-diy and Friday, ami 1 .u r,ves nt Eingsvill.; ul n.i'/ p. m. Con ' a. 11 o i : s ure made, both gmng and return I i'lg, with trains of Ihe N >. : eastern Rail j r??it 1 and Cberaw ami Darlington Railroa . I nt Florence Trips of this train will be I increased lo tri-weekly and daily, ai- eon* ' occtions are opened and bus?ne?d jostifias. HLxN d\ M. DR?NE, ! .To'v -t 0* Genera? S-ipftri-t'.ci>*?ertt. CO?TS! COR?!! JUST RECEIVED PER STEAMER GRENADA' I .^7"J.?Et Gl- ranby I \ LARGE ??tock of French COlt?ETS. i\. Ladies'SHOES, HOSIERY and PA? RASOLS. Call at * II. SOLOMON & CO.'S. \ssembly street. West, below Plain. .Vily G_^_ f?TT??E MERCHAXTS OF G0L11MB?A RARE INDUCEMENTS ! rpiiE DAILY NEWS, published at .JL Winns'b?o, S. C., offers GREAT IN DUCEMENTS to the merchants ot" Colum? bia as au advertising medium betwe*! th?m and the rnet"chants of Winnsboro. Tile merchants of Winnsboro aro, in a great tneasow dependent opon thc mer? chants of Columbia' for their supplies; and as to iheir always knowing what supplies the merchants of Columbia hare on hand, the NEWS offers tho inducement of a me? dium between them. Ai! advertisements left at the Phojni.v OfRtf-i tor publication in thc NEWS, will, as -on sa practicable, appear in Winns-, boro, when the merchants of Winnsboro can always see what attractions the mer? chants of Columbia offer them for purchas? ing their commodities. Advertisements will be inserted at (for n square of eight lines or less) fifty cents for the first, and thirty five cents for each subs?quent publication, invariably in ad vance All communications left at the rhcenix Office will be promptly attended to. . Ad? vertisements can also bo forwarded per Express, and in each casepmust be accum pained with tho money. Advertisements will be inserted to the value of the monty sent. Address J. E. BRITTON. Editor and Prop'r "Thc Daily News,'* June '28 f? Winnsboro, S. C. H.ca.dq'rs Uniter] States forces, C1T\ uF COLUMBIA. S. C., JUNK 2S, 1S6C?. G EA ERA T, ORDER S NO. 7. . . ?.'x rteeonlanco with instructions' from Brigade Headquarters, the gentlemen foi merty composing trie Board of Mayor and Council <if this city*, are hereby ap? pointed a "Relief Committee," for the purpose of continuing the performance of their .luttes in relieving thc poor and sup ply ?nt; the city with fresh water and other necessaries. Their actions will be under the superintend..ace: of the military Com? mandant of t he Post. Such tax-s as ha*?c been assessed by them are hereby ordered to be paid to the Post Commandant, t<> be disposed of, not for thc payment of pre? vious debts, but for the immediate relief (.1 .the needy, thron h thc agency of thij "Committee." By order of LIEUX CU.. N. HAUGHTON, 25th O. V. V. I.. Comd'g Post. JOHN WALTON, Lieut, and Post Adj't. '' June 20 6 Keadq'rs Northern District Depart? ment of the South, COLUMBIA. S. C., JUNE '27, IS?5. GENERAL ORDERS NO. -. ON und alter the d..t..; of this order, all telegraph linea in this District are placed under tho control ol' the military authority. Any telegraph operator failing to give precedence*to military over civil de? spatches, holli jr?receiving and transmit? ting the same, will be considered guilty ol military misdemeanor, and punished by -eui.'nee of a militaay court, or at thc discretion of the nearest, military com? mander. Bv command of . Brevet M*j. Gen. J. P. HATCH. (Signed.) LEONARD B. PERRY. June 28 15 Ass't Adjutant General. /\ iWT^-gTifs&T'-y " THE TERMS OF PARDON. Proclama'ion by tho President of the United States of America. Whereas thc President of the United States, on the Sth day of December. A. 1 >. ISt'.;;, and on the 26th day of March, A. D. lst'.l, with the object to suppress the ex? isting rebellion, to induce al! persons tc return to their loyalty and to restore thc authority of the United States, issue, pro clamations offering amnesty and pardon ti certain persons who had, directly or bj implication, participated in the said rebe! lion; and whereas many persons, who nae so engaged in said rebellion, have, sine? the issuance of said proclamation, faile? or neglected lp t?ike the benefits,offeree thereby; and whereas many person?, wh< have been jussly deprived of all claim t< amnesty and pardon thereunder byreaso: of their pur icipation, directly or by iui plication, intuid rebellion and continue? hostility to thc Government of thc Unitei States since the date of said proclamation now desire to apply foi and obtain amur: ty and pardon; T - th? -nc, tftcremore, that the -jr'.? of the Government of th.? Ugiled States may be restored, and th it peace, order and freedom may be established, I, Andrew Johnson. President of the United Stateo, do proclaim and dec?a: e that I hereby grant to all persona who have directly or indirectly par'icip^ted iu the existing rebellion, except os hereinafter excepted, amnesty and pardon, with restoration of all rights of property, except as to slaves, und except in cuses where legal proceed? ings, under the laws of the ?uited%t?te? providing for tho confiscation of property of persons engaged in rebellion, have been instituted, but on the condition, neverthe? less, that every euch person shall take a rfd subscribe tlfb following oath or affirma? tion, and thenceforward keep and main? tain baid cia'' inviolate, and which oath si; ?il bc r<gtw.<.i-:d for permanent preser? vation, and s-hall he of the tenor and effect following, to wit: I, --, Jo solemnly swear or affirm, in preccr.ee of A haigh ty God, that I will henceforth faithfully support and defend the Constitution of thc United Stjites and the Union cf the States there? under, and that T will in like mann?u abide by and faithfully support ali laws and proclamai.ons which h.ive been made during th? existing rebellion with refer cace to the emancipation of slaves. So help mo God. The following e'r.ss ol person's are ex? empted from the benefits ot '.ids procla? mation: 1st. All who are, or shall have been, pretended civil or diplomatic rrEeers, or otherwise, domestic or foreign agenta ot the pretended Confederate Government. Sd. All who left judicial st ut ions under the United Statt.; to aid in thc rebellion. Sd. All who shall have been military or nav.il officers ol said pretended Confede? rate Government above the Tank of colonel in ?he army or lieutenant in the n ivy. k .1th. All who left teats ii the Congress of the United States to aid the -ehe';:.on. . 5th. All who resigned or tendered resig? nations of their commissions in the a.rny or navy of th* United State?; lu evade duty in reciting th . rebellion. Otu. .Ail who travo engr.xurt ?a '.ry v?y K: treating . '?1:>.: th tri 1 >.v;u!iy na pri? soners of wa.- persons found in the United States servie. , as (.ffie-us, so: litre, teamen or in other aapai-r,;-.' 7th. All persons "who h ava been or are abseiitets from the United States for th purpose of aiding the rebellion. 8th. All milis r? ry and r?ival nfrtcp'rs in the rebel service M'h<j? were ed nested bv the Government in the Military. Academy at Weet Point or the Uuitld States Naval Academy. tub. \W persons who he'd thc pretended offices of Governor of States in insurrec ti u against thc United States. ?nth. All perdus who left their lioraea within the jurisdiction a: d protection of th" United States, an 1 passed beyotid thc Pedcrnl military 'ines into tho so-called Confe 1er.ile States for the purpose o? aid ing ti:.- rebellion. J 1th. iii persons vho have been en gaged in tl-...! destruction of tho commerce of tho i.'i.:? e 1 States u; on thc high seas, and who !-. ive made raids into the United States from Canada, or been engaged in destroying the commerce of thc United States upon the lakes and rivers that sepa? rate the British provinces irom the United States. 12th. All persons who. at the. time when they seek to obtain the benefits hereof bv taking the oath herein prescribed, are in military, naval or civil confinement or custody, or under bonds of the civil, mili? tary or naval authorities ol agents of th* \ nited State5, as prisoners of ivar or per? sons detained for o rf en ces of any kind, fti'.h*r i^"?">r . or after ^on ion. IKth. AM persons wh;> have voluntarily participated in :=aid rebedion, and thc esti? mated valu . of whose taxable property is over .twenty thousand dc dari 14t.li. Ali person.-: wh > have ?aken the oath of amnesty as prescr-bed in the Pre? sident's proclamation ot December 8, A. 1>. ISt>5, or an oath of alliance ?to the Government of the UnitedlStatessince tho ^ihii > of sari proclamation, and who have not henceforward kept a nd maintained the sume inviolate. Provided, that special application may be made to the President lor pardon by any person belonging to tho excepted classes, and such clemency will be libe ? rally extended as may be*cons?stent with the facts of the case and the p.:ace and dignity of lue United States, Tho Secretary &f Stave will establish rules nr.d reguii.tio'ns for administering ?nd recording the said amnesty oatft, as to insure its benefit! t?> the people ar.d guard the Government against fraud. In testimony where;, I har? herein tc set my 'und ari'l caused tue sea] of th* United States * > bo nf?xed. fi me at the* city t :' Washington, the 20th Jay e'^tay. in the year of our Lord \nh'\ and of thc independence ol' 'ho United Stales the eis;hty-nipl.h. ANDREW JOHNSON By thc President: Ww. j! y.e'- \\r> ^A.-rctjirv ?>. '?UB> /mr* ? ?