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SAVANNAH, THURSDAY, MARCH 9, ISCS.
ENLARGEMENT OP THE SAVAN
NAH DAILY HERALD.
We feel it our duty to apologize to onr patrons
for so long delaying the improvements in our
paper which we promised at its start. Its
inferior size is as distasteful to us as it can be to
the public, and the defect will be remedied just
as soon as circumstances will admit.
We have now on the way from New York all
the materials for an enlargement to a suitable
size for an enterprising daily paper, and for
many desirable improvements in its appearance.
We shall make several important changes in the
style of publication, and believe we shall fully
meet the requirements of the public as soon as
we can effect them. We hope to issue the
paper in its new form within a week, at farthest.
Until then, we rely on the appreciation by a
generous public of the difficulties we have en
countered, and promise to do all that energy, in
dustry and perseverance can accomplish, to re
ward their kindness. The large circulation of the
Herald, the extent of its advertising patronage,
and the encouragement we have everywhere and
at all times received, indicates the favor with
which our little paper is regarded, and gives
promise of the greatest success when it becomes
what it should be. *
We know our facilities for obtaining news to
be of the very best, and with the scarcity of the
article, the irregularity of communication with
different points, and the necessity, incident to
military operations, of confining our enterprise
n this department within narrow limits, we feel
that an intelligent public will scarcely require an
apology in this respect.
•With the enlargement of our paper we shall
have important additions to our editorial and
reportorial force, and an increase of correspon
dents and contributors.
Larceny from the House—Arrest
and Sentence of the Thief— Sunday
afternoon last the residence of Mr. Daniel
Eoach, on Drayton street, near the cor
ner of Congress street, was entered and
robbed of $149 in gold and silver coin,
and $3 in bank bills of old issue. From
Mr. Roach we have the following par
ticulars of the robbery, and the arrest of
Michael Sheridan, charged with the com
mission of the same. On Sunday Mr.
Roach and his wife remarked, in the
presence of Sheridan, that they would
visit a triend in the afternoon. Sheridan
ascertained, upon inquiry from Mrs.
Roach, that she would leave the house
about four o'clock. On the return of
Mr. and Mrs. Roach, the former found
Sheridan sitting oh the steps of the
house. Considerably agitated, be stated
to Roach that he thought the house had
been robbed. Mr. Roach had Sheridan
arrested by the police, and Col. York
committed him for examination. He is
aged about 60 years; he has several
times expressed a desire to leave Savan
nah and proceed to Philadelphia, where
his brother resides, but could not, as he
was without money to defray his ex
On the afternoon of the robbery, he
watched the premises of Mrs. Graham
adjoining, to ascertain when she would
leave. He has been living with Mr.
Roach the past two year 3, and was treat
ed as one of the family, being unable to
earn a support. The money stolen was
sewed up in a belt made of linen, and it
•was concealed between two mattresses,
covered with a feather bed. The accused
ascertained a few days prior to the rob
bery where the valuables were concealed.
Sheridan w T hen entering the premises
threatened the life of a lad named Nor
ris. He entered by unhitching the front
gate and opening a back window. He
acknowledges the entrance into the
premises, but nothing of the money.
The prisoner wa9 arraigned before Lt.
Eben Parsons Jr., Provost Judge, who
,upon a careful examination, sentenced
him to six months imprisonment in the
HOW SMALL THINGS MAKE FOR
Many people imagine that no inven
tion short of one that will revolutionize
the w T orld, can make the fortune of a
man. They imagine nothing short
of an Electric Telegraph, a Steam En
gice, a Flying Machine, or a Submarine
Battery is of sufficient importance to
mankind to so far enlist its sympathies
as to fill the needy pockets of the ingen
ious inventor. It is very true, that for
the last few years, the state of the civil
ized nations of the world has been such
as to encourage the belief that nothing
would engage the public attention so
certainly as inventions in the way of
destructive weapons and materials of
war—some means, by the use of which,
we were to blow our enemies sky-high,
without benefit of clergy. Therefore it
is that the various inventions in the way
of ordnance and projectiles have been
received by us with so much favor. Thus
it is that the Parrot Guns, the Minie
balls, the Schenkl shells and all the
other innumerable inventions of war
have been welcomed with so much gen
Though it may be, and undoubtedly
is, true that men w T bose minds are given
to the elaboration of great inventions, in
the ultimate event usually receive their
reward, still it is no less a fact that small
inventions, or the bringing about of im
provements commonly called insignifi
cant, have founded many a fortune and
been the basis of the immense wealth
of many a millionaire.
From w r hence came the millions of
the universally-heard-of inventor of
Brandeth's Pills—simply from a concoc
tioe of Aloes, Liquorice and other sim
ple medicines known to every medical
practitioner who ever received a di
But the two or three inventions of little
things which have provoked our remarks
have made the eternal fortunes of cer
tain people, though in more than one
instance the fortune was so quietly ac
cumulated that perhaps the man's present
neighbors never suspected that he was
getting rich, * till he flared out in a
glory of sudden wealth.
Most 01 our readers can remember
that when the Post OiMce stamps first
came out that they were printed on
solid sheets, and that the buyer of these
sheets was compelled to take his scissors
aud cut them carefully apart. It will
hardly be believed, on looking at the
postage stamps of the present: day, that
the slight improvement of punching a
row ot holes about each stamp, in order
that each one may be separated from its
neighbor, without injury to either, has
made for its inventor an immense fortune.
But it is no le3s true that this simple
device of punching a row of holes be
tween the various stamps, was for its
happy inventor a handsome fortune
which he enjoys to this clay.
Another instance is to b*e found in the
gumming of envelopes. At first envelopes
were made without gurn—and the mnn
who first proposed to gum the envelopes
before being sold, instead of leaving
each customer to do it afterwards, made
But perhaps the greatest amount of
money made on a small thing, was
in the matter of what are ° called
“ Gimlet-pointed Screws. ” In the
younger days of all of us, screws
were made with square points. Sud
denly it occurred to some Yankee that
there was no reason why a screw
should not be made with a self-acting
point, like a gimlet or a cork
screw. He acted on his thought—and
the gimlet-pointed screw of our day is
the result of his cogitations. It seems a
slight thing, but even this invention, little
as it seems, has made the fortune of one
man, aud its patent-right is the main
support of more than one deserving fam
The Military Rumors. —For four
days the town has been filled with sto
ries of a great fight at or near Charlotte,
N. C., between Sherman and Beaure
gard, in which the latter is said to have
been whipped, at the cost, however, of
a tremendous loss on the Union as well
as the Rebel side.
These reports have never yet been suf
ficiently authentic tor us to feel author
ized to give them currency by publica
They have, however, been confirmed
in some particulars, and the latest and
most reliable accounts say that the con
test lasted for |gome days.
We shall be informed ol the first relia
ble account of the affair, and until that
correct information reaches us, shall not"
pretend to give any details.
We have ourselves been rather of the
opinion that the great fight would come
off near Raleigh, but of course this is
mere conjecture. Should however any
authentic news be received, we shall at
once lay it before our readers in an “ex
Dramatic. —The Theatre last evening
was well filled, and in many respects
the performance was an improvement on
the previous ones, although they merited
and received commendation.
Mr. Add. Hyman made his first ap
pearance in the “Swiss Cottage,” and his
performance proved exceedingly ac
ceptable. He is a low comedian ot
good capacity, aud a great accession to
the company. He will appear again to
night. A change of performance will
be noticed as announced for to-night.
Provost Court.— This morning Dennis
St. Leger, charged with using treason
able language in the market house on
yesterday afternoon, was arraigned for
trial. After a careful investigation of
the case by Judge Parsons, the accused
was sentenced to pay a fine of SIOO and
to leave the city immediately. The fine
was paid and the prisoner will proceed ’
to Hilton Head. In May last he took
the oath of allegiance to the U. S. Gov
ernment at Apalachicola Fla., hnd has
resided in New York since May last, ar
riving in this city yesterday.
The United Statius Service Maga
zine.—Mr. Lewis I. Buck, agent of this
popular and reliable Army Magazine, is
now taking subscriptions in this city, and
can supply the January and February
numbers, or bound volumes for 1564.
We have received the last two numbers
from him. The January number has an
excellent likeness of Farragut, and both
are filled wfith matter interesting to
officers in the service, and all who desire
to inform themselves on subjects relating
Removed.— The office of Lieut. Eben
Parsons, Jr., Provost Judge, is removed
to the U. S. Court Room, m the Custom
House building. Judge Parsons con
vened his first court in the new premises
Arrived—echr Silver Star, Holt, Hilton Head;
steamer W W Coil, Parker, Charleston, S C;
steamer Standieh, Moore, Hilton Head ; steamer
Resolute, Cannon, Hilton Head.
Cleared—U S Hospital steamship Gen J K
Barnes, Morton, Hilton Head; steamer U S
Grant, Dobbs. Hilton Head; steamer Wyoming,
Snow, Jacksonville, Fla; steamer Canonicus,
Cates, Hilton Head; steamer W W Coit, Parker,
“Our House.”—Mr. Hersey, at “n,
House,” furnishes as good fare as can hi
found—oysters, shad, trout, game a 1
all kinds of meat, vegetables and past?'
procurable, at reasonable prices j Z
has a billiard saloon connected with h?!
establishment, in good condition, and h
contemplates many improvements whirl*
will make the place still more desirable*
THE ORDER OF THE DAY.
\T H E B E E , '
WITH A GRATUITOUS CIRCULATION OP
WILL ArPEAB AGAIN,
ON SATURDAY MORNING MARCH U
In an enlarged form.
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use of its columns will please hand in their f aYo » s
by Friday noon, as it goes to press that night
Send to the office, on Bay street, or direct
throngh the Post Office, Box 388. 2 mar 9
llea»qi'abtkbs U. S. Fop.™
Savannah, March oth, 1865
Surgeon Morgan having been relieved from
duty as Health Officer of this Post, Surgeon
Provost will assume the duties of the HeaVh
Officer in addition to his duties as Medical D :
By Command of
Brevet Maj. General GROVER.
Edward G. Dike, A. A. A. G. mar 9 ts
Hilton head house, ~ "
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for sale at the News-Rooms, Also the bound
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mar 9 3 , LEWIS I. BUCK.
Savannah, Ga.. March, 8,18C5.
After this date the Provost Court will be held
in the U. S. Court House, up stairs, coiner of
Bull and Bav streets
EBEN PARSONS, Jr.,
mar 9—ts Lieut, and Provost Judge.
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