The Savannah Daily Herald.
THURSDAY* APRIL 30, ItOO.JBI
from oik evening edition
A NOBLE PROJECT.
(We make the following extracts from an
Interesting letter of our regular Boston cor
respondent, which arrived too late for publi
A great enterprise has been undertaken
in Boston by a liberty-loving German No
bleman—Sclfwabe—who has followed our
soldiers with kind offers ever since the war
commenced. He seems to be an eccentric
genius, but his eccentricity takes a humane
turn. He has seut to our brave boys in
camps tons and tons of books, newspapers,
playing cards, letter-paper, envelopes and
things of that sort, besides establishing li
braries at Hospitals over the land. He has
devoted all his time and a good deal of
money to this broad, charity, but has
never sought public notipe or reward. There
fore I judge that he is pot one of those
professional philanthropist# who catch a
wild hobby tQ ride into public favor.
The new enterprise he has undertaken is
the establishment of a natioual gallery of the
Zeroes of the Union army and navy, chiefly
confined to those who have been mustered
put by the grim officer by whose agency we
shall all, sooner or later, be discharged. He
has already selected a thousand officers and
two hundred and fifty privates for the honors
of the national gallery, and where the friends
of a deceased hero are not able to provide
his portrait, he furnishes it at his own ex
pense. In some cases, though, means for
the purpose are raised by subscription among
the friends and townsmen of the deceased
hero. Some seventy portrait? are already
completed, and many more are In progress.
Specimens were exhibited to the public last
week. The gallery will be formally inaugu
rated in April, and the whole collection
given to the public, to be open to all comers
forever. It is a magnificent project, and the
gallery, when completed, will be one.of the
most interesting places to visit in the whole
of the annexation of Roxbury to Boston con
tinues to agitate the Massachusetts Legisla
ture and the citizens of the respective cities.
Thp majority are evidently in favor of the
plan, believing thnt it would give our city
more importance in the eyes of the world if
it had credit for all the population really be
longing to it. Within a radius of five miles
from the “hub of the universe,” whieh, ac
cording to Dr. Holmes, the genial “Autocrat
of the Breakfast Table,” Is the Boston State
House, there is a population of three hundred
thousand souls; and, for that- matter, Lowell
and Lawrence, twenty-five miles distant,with
populations of fifty thousand and twenty-five
thousand respectively, are only the work
shops of Boston, as Roxbury, Cambridge,
Chelsea, Charlestown, Brighton, &c., are its
Thebe is considerable activity throughout
New England in raising money for the relief
of the victims of the war in East Tennessee.
The public schools throughout New England
are contributing to the Sanitary Commission.
This is better than the scheme to provide a
flannel night-gown and a fine-tooth comb for
everybody bom in Africa, which wsb patron
ized by the Rev. Ammadab Sleek and his ad
The old line of Boston and Baltimore
steamers, which was suspended at the open
ing of the war, has been put in operation
again, with two new boats. A line to con
nect with Savannah will be started as soon
as that port is open to trade, and several
other lines, both foreign and domestic, are
Personae. —For some days we have been
under great obligations to Mr. W. E. S.
Whitman, special correspondent of the Bos
ton Journal, for kind assistance in an edito-
rial and reportorial way. Mr. Whitman has
long been known by the New England rea
ders of the Journal under the nom de plume of
“Toby Candor," over which signature, as
Maine correspondent, he has won a wide
reputation. Mr. Whitman leave for the
North to-day, in the BlackstODe, with the
best wishes for a prosperous trip from a host
Judge Walton. —The subjoined despatch
has been received fipml|his gentleman:
[SPECIAL U. a. MILITARY TELE
Hilton Head, S. 6., April 19, 1864.
1 shall not be able to hold a Court for at
least a week, though hope to come to Savan
James M. Walton,
Capt. and Provost Judge.
The followiug is reported as happening at
an examination in Harvard College: Ex
aminer—-‘Why did Moses leave Egypt ?”
Undergraduate (with hesitation) —“Why,
sir—hem—hem .” Examiner “Come’
come, answer if you know." Undergradu
ate—“ Well, sir, I suppose that little affair
with Potiphar’s wife V’
Thu Mainland Legislature has repealed
nearly all of the old acts of that State, op
pressive to the colored population, which
used to be so cruelly enforced in this district
Among them were the laws “prohibiting
meetings of negroes for religious purposes,
unless conducted by a white personpro
hibiting trade with free negroesprohibit
ing the navigation of vessels by negroes,”
and prohibiting negroes from keeping a dog
or a gun without license-"
THE NORTHERN NEWS!
Further Extracts from XYew York
Special Despatch** to the Savannah Daily
bt v. a hilitaby taNura non an.tom bead.
TREATMENT OF NATIONAL VESSELS OF FOREIGN
Washington, Tuesday, April 11, 1865.
Another important proclamation is issued
to-day, claiming that our vessels of war in
foreign porta shall no longer be subjected to
restrictions, as at present, but shall have the
same right and hospitalities which are ex
tended to foreign men-of-war in the ports of
the- United States, and declaring that here
after the cruisers of every nation shall ie
ceive the treatment which in those ports they
accord to ours, as follows:
Whereas, for some time past, vessels-of
war of the United States have been refused,
in certain ports, privileges and immunities to
which they were entitled by treaty, public
law, or the comity of nations, at the same
timtf that vessels-of-war of that country
were in the enjoyment of the said privileges
and immunities which have been withheld,
uninterruptedly in ports of the United States,
which condition of things has not always
bcei) resisted by the United States, although
on tbe other hand they have not at times
failed to protest against and declare their dis
satisfaction with, the same. In the view of
the United States Navy no> conditions any
longer exist which can be claimed to justify
the denial to them, by any one of said sta
tions of the customary naval rights such as
have heretofore been so unnecessarily per
sisted in; now, therefore,l,Abraham Lincoln,
President of the United States, do hereby
make known, that aftes a reasonable time
shall elapse for the intelligence of this proc
lamation to have reached any foreign coun
try in whose ports privileges and immunities
shall have been refused as aforesaid, they
shall continue to be refused, and then and
thenceforth the same privileges and immuni
ties shall be refused to the vessels of war of
the country in the ports of the United
States, and that refusal shall continue until
the war vessels of the United States shall
have been placed upon an entire equality in
the foreign ports aforesaid, with similar
vessels -of other countries. The U. S., what
ever claim or pretense may have existed
heretofore, are now at least entitled to Hfrlva
and concede an entire and friendly equaljty
of rights and hospitalities wiljj, all maratic#
Nations. Iu witness tker#o£ I-have here
unto set my hand apd caused the seal of,the
U. S. to be Done at the city, of
Washington, this 11th day of April, in the
year of our Lor4„ 18£5, and of the indepen
dence United States of America, the
eighty nine (89.) Abraham Lincoln.
By the President,
Wm. H. Seward, Sec’ry. ol State.
PROCLAMATION BY THE PRESIDENT—CLOSING OF
Whereas, by my Proclamation of the 19th
and 29th days of April, 186&,, the ports of the
United States in the Statea of Virginia, North
Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida,
Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas,
were declared to be subject to blockade, but,
whereas the said blockade has in •oosequence
of actual military occupation by this gov
ernment since been conditionally set aside,
or relaxed in respect to the ports of Norfolk
and Alexandria, in the State of Virginia
Beaufort in the State of North Carolina, Port
Royal iu the State of South Carolina, Pensa
cola and Femandina in the State of Florida,
and New Orleans in the State of Louisiana.
Whereas by the fourth section of the
Act of Congress, approved on the
13th of July, 1861, entitled an Act further
to provide for the collection of duties on im
ports and for other purpqpes, the President,
for the reasons therein set forth, is authorized
to close certain porta of entry. Now, there
fore, be it known that I, Abraham Lincoln,
President of the United States, do hereby
proclaim that the ports of Richmond, Rap
pahannock, Cherry Stone, Yorktown, and
Petersburg in Virginia, of Camden, Elizabeth
City, Edenton, Plymouth, Washington, New
Berne, Ocracoke and Wilmington in North
Carolina; of Charleston, Georgetown and
Beaufort in South CaTOina; of Savannah,
Bt.Marys, Brunswick, and Darien, in Georgia;
of Mobile, iu Alabama; of Pearl River
Shieldsborough, Natches and Vicksburg b
Mississippi; of St. Augustine, Key West •
St. Marks, Port Leon, St. Johns, Jackson
ville and Apalachifcola, in Florida , of Techu
and Franklin, in Louisiana; of Galveston
La Sahi Brazoos, De Santiago, Point Isabel
and Brownsville in Texas, are hereby closed,
and all rights of.
warehousing, and other privileges
shall iu respect to the Porta aforesaid, cease
until they shall again be opened by order of
the President, and if, while the said port*
are re-closed, any ship or vessel from beyond
the U. S., or having on board any articte
subject to duties, shall attempt to enter any
such port, the same, together with its tackle,
apparel, furniture and cargo shall be fori
feited to the United States. In witness
whereof, I have hereunto set my h»wd and
caused the seal of the United States to be
affixed. Done at the City of Washington
the Eleventh (llth)day of April, in the ye u
pf the United States of America The 89th.
[Signed] Abraham Lincoln,
Wm. H. Seward, Sec’ry of State.
THR TRADE REGULATIONS WITH THE REBEL
Important modifications of the trade reg
ulations with rebel States have been prepar
ed during the past week, but they have not
yet been approved, and since the arrival of
Gen. Grant, and consultation with him, it is
doubtful whether they will be promulgated.
It is believed that the work of pacification is
proceeding so rapidly that in a very short
time it will be possible to remove most of
the restrictions and supervision at present
necessarily imposed. The following is a
special order from Lt. Gen. Grant, Headquar
ters armies of the U. S., in the field, Va.,
April 11, 1865.
SPECIAL ORDER, NO. 74.
Second Paragraph of Special Orders, No.
48, of the date of March 10th, 1865, from
these headquarters, suspending trade oper
ations .within the State of Virginia, except
that portion known as the eastern shore, and
the States of North Carolina and South Caro
lina, and that portion of the State of Georgia
immediately bordering on the Atlantic in
cluding the city of Savannah, until further
orders, is hereby revoked.
By command of Lt. Gen. Grant.
[Signed] T. S. Bowers,
Assistant Adjutant General.
TUB GREAT OAEAKITT.
The Sad News at Hilton Head.
Business Suspended and the Whole Town
Draped In Koarmlng.
[SPECEAL DESPATCH TO THE SAVANNAH I/AtLT HERALD, j
Hilton Head, April 19, 1865.
The whole town is draped in mourning
to-day, and business is entirely suspended.
• The mourning over the terrible national
loss announced yesterday is general through
out the community.
[Our FemantUna Correspondence.]
Fernandina, Fla., April 7, 1865.
The Delaware arrived here to-day from
Hilton Head via .Jacksonville. Gen. Sher
man and staff were on board en route- for Hil
ton Head. Col. B. C. Tilghman commands
this district until tbe arrival of Gen. Yodges.
who is expected in a few days.
The. St. Marys had been successfully rais
ed and towed down to Jacksonville. She was
formerly a passenger steamboat running be
tween Savannah and Pilatka, touching at the
intermedinte points. The rebels had taken
off her spacious saloons, leaving nothing but
her hull and house covering her machinery.
They had loaded her with cotton, and were
preparing to run' her to Nassau, when the
! arrival of the expedition under Gen. Seymour
put an end to all such calculations. The
cotton was found to have been removed. Her
machinery was found to be in good order.
With very little labor she will be made a
very serviceable craft, particularly in the in
land waters along this coast, her light
draught enabling her to navigate them.
Another raiding party was very successful
in dislodging rebel stores in the vicinity of
dark’s Works last week. The party con
sisted of black troops, picked out for thapur-
At the suggestion of Col. Tilghman the citi
zens of Florida have beeu organizing them
selves into a State Militia, to be prepared to
render their aid in case of an attack on any
of the posts. Several companies have already
been organized and officers elected. Steps
are being t»ken to re-organize the State
Government of Florida. There is a large
number of actual citizens of the State now
residing at the posts of Jacksonville, Fernan
dina, and St. Augustine, who have been tak
ing the matter in band. The military au
thorities have encouraged the move, and
promised aid wherever it shall assume a
The U. S. Tax Commissioners arrived from
th* North by the Delaware, with their fami
lies. They will probably proceed immediate
ly to complete the business left undone in
the winter at ttu9 place, and then be ready
for what is next in order. Having brought
their families down, they will probably not
be compelled to make such frequent jour
neys North as formerly.
Arrivals fr* im the interior continue every
few days. "The prevailing opinion through
out this pr irtion of Rebellion, is that the
Southern C onfederacy will exist only a few
The Sa* vann ah Herald is beginning to have
a goodci rcuiation in the District. It is con
sidered so far, a very good medium for
the important and interesting news of the
? At Half Mast.— The golors of the ship
ping!’a port and of the Public Buildings and
Milituiy Posts, were this morning displayed
at h-alf mast, as a token of respect to the '
mecaory of the late President Abraham Lln
The population of Paris this year is 1,667,-
men S ° US ’ exc l Uß l ve of a garrison of 28,300
.ye" St. Petersburg has fur
nished England over twenty-seven millions
<= O A T<^ ace writer describing a first kiss
says: Ihe next moment the dainty lips
swept a perfumed touch across his own.”
The discharge of the St. Alban’s raiders
has created a bad feeling ia Washington.
Savannah Theatre.— The Ticket-of-Leave-
Man was withdrawn last evening, giving
place to the old favorite, “The Stranger.”
The Ticket-of-Leave-Man is to be presented
again to-night, and another furore such as
was witnessed on its first representation may
Sweatnam’s Varieties.— The amusement
loving public will observe with pleasure the
name of Add Ryman in the heading of the
bills of Sweatnam’s Varieties as Director of
Amusements, and will be gratified to learn
that his eccentric talent is to be a permanent
feature among the attractions at the Varieties.
The bill last evening was, as usual, varied,
sparkling and effective, and plenty of it. Tbe
pantomime arranged by Mr. Hyman, entitled
“The Frisky Cobbler,” was a novel and im
mensely successful bit of fun.
The Assassination or President Lin
coln—Mass Meeting of Citizens.— The pa
triotic call from Mayor Arnold for a pub
lic meeting of citizens, which we publish
elsewhere, we are sure will meet with the
approval of all citizens of Savannah. We
expect to see a large assemblage of the res
idents of this city.
Convicted.— ln the First Provost Court
yesterday, November McCall, who on Sun
day night last stole from the Pulaski House,
several boxes of fine wines was convicted of
the crime. Judge Parsons sentenced him to
pay a fine of $25, be imprisoned 30 days,
and also be confined until the fine is paid.
Green Peas.— Mr. C. F. Perry, of Adams
Express, forwarded this morning, by steam
ship Blackstone, a basket of green peas to
W. B. Dinsmore, Esq., President of the Com
pany. This compliment is a deserving one,
and the peas acs4he first to be received from
Savannah in New York, of this years crop.
Surrendered to the Navt. —By an order
received from the Navy Department, Capt.
Luce of the U. S. steamer Pontiac, took pos
session this morning of the steamer Amazon,
her tackle, furniture, and cargo of cotton, as
PORT ROYAL HOTEL, HILTON HEAD, APRIL 15.
J W Freeman and wile. Savannah.
G H Brown, “
A 8 Sanford, “
A F Newman, “
J D Green and wile, “
S Brackett. “
M C Holloway,
Mrs Levi and children, “
Mrs Elkeria and son, “
J Pierce, “
E C Meyer, “
Mrs M Ives and children, “
J A Donnell, “
T W Batte, “
C Davis, “
C B Cleary, “
C Parker, Newark, N J.
Mrs E Montgomery and child, Hilton Head.
Mrs Arnold and family, “ “
WMeros, “ “
J R Russell, “ “
A LUTv, “
P Egan, “ “
T H McDonald, Nary.
W E Thomas, “
W S Kempton, “
H C Kimball,
O W Wood,
E White, Savannah.
Z S Doan, Boston.
A C Holmes, Fernandina.
D B Johnson, New York.
E T Dorter, Mass.
D Whitney, “
O E Morrill, Charleston.
J 9 Clark, Beaufort.
Capt J F Ellsworth, SCtfi Mass Tola.
Capt J C Hall, " “
H M Webster, Penn.
C Kennedy, N Y.
W H Otis, “
J L Whitaker, 2Cth BSCT.
E R Pickens, St Helena, 9 C.
G W St Johns and wife, Fla.
E A Allen, Fla.
S W Bennett, Beaufort, 9 C.
L S Springer and wife. Charleston.
F A Ford, Hilton Head.
P Haalan' “ “
PORT ROYAL HOTEL, (HILTON HEAD,; APRIL 1«
H W Johnson, New York.
P L Sherman, “ “
D Post, Beaufort, S C.
J F Maguire, Charleston.
G M Emery and wife, Beanfort.
Capt C G Dyer, 26th D S C T.
Lieut. S LMiller, 20th ÜBCT.
Mrs Lt Cel Gnerneey and servant, Hilton Head.
E W Denny, Hilton Head.
C L Kelly, Hilton Head.
J H Corbett, Jacksonville.
G H Peck,
L D Stickney, Fla.
Gen J Vodges, USA.
Mrs D W IngerseU, Jacksonville
Mrs Jones, »*
G B Morion, <•
T K. Howard, »•
Mrs McKlee and child, «
Capt S L McHenry, U S Vola.
J WApplegate, Ass’tSurgUSA.
J Smith, Hooksett, N H. g
E T Dexter, Wood Hall, Mass.
S Bostock, Savannah.
J Beckett, «
S Carron, .*•
Lt E Don, «
Mrs Bayard, New York.
J D Higgins, CharlestcA.
L Kelber, 62d Pa Vola.
jHIMIATURBS ALMANAC—THIS DAT.
Sun Rises... 626 Moon Rises 103
Sun Sets .....6 33 Hiqh Water,ev. 145
NEW YORK—Per steamship Blockstoae—l96
nee, S3 pkgs mdse.
jyjAfIGMC RING LOST.
The finder will confer a great favor
S£M<££ db,r “"" tai! 1Uo ““
Headquarters, Department of try
Hilton Head, S C
General OrdebO ” March 8 < 1885.
No. 31. /
_ l l .u, Ci ll l } al s traveUl, ie u P°n. Government Tr«n a „_
within this Department, will hereafter be
following rates of fare, to becoUected the
master in charge of Marine ThmspomHor, ~ S uart «-
ofdeparture. upon passes issuedby thePtf^ l^
Between Hilton Head and Chart»ton
Between Hilton Head and Savannah »
Between Hilton Head and Beaufort * * M
Between Hilton Head and Fernandina
Between Hilton Head and St. Augustine * <#
Between Hilton Head and Jacksonville 50
Between Hilton Head and fSrtpK •••• •6 60
Between Hilton Head and St. Helena." *5
Between points, not specified above, the rut.
tor every twenty miles, will be charged “ ate W
n Free transportation will be Slowed, to
ment employees, while travelling on govern£J(?wi'
refugees, at the discretion of*
111. No Free transportation will be allowed excant
TSffiiK* 1 *“■ * ae p "™* ■flap*
OFFICE OF THE MEDICAL DIRECTOR
Department or the Soirra.
HLtoo Head, S. C., February 28, isgn
The following Circular from the Surgeons General'.
Office, is furnished for the information arid guidam-J
of Surgeons In charge ofU. S. A. General Hospitals
Sveoeon General's Office, '
Washington, D. C., June 2\ 1304
Whenever a General Hospital is discontinued. ihe
Medical Officer In charge will be instructed bvthe
Medical Director of the Department to forward to the
Surgeon General’s Office full reports of Wounded
Surgical Operations, Secondary Hemorrhage, Tetanus
and Pyaemia, for the period of time elapsing between
the last quarterly report and the date of discontinu
ance of the Hospital.
In the Reports of Wounded, and of Surgical Oners
tions, especial care should be observed to furnish the
results of those cases “remaining under treatment’’
at the date of the last quarterly report. A list of
such cases can be oUktoed on application at the Sur
geon General's Office.
By order of the Acting Surgeon General.
H. A. Crake, Surgeon D.S A
aprl 2 Medical Director Dep't of the South
OFFICE OF THE MEDICAL DIRECTOR,
Department of the South,
Hilton Head, S. C., January 12, ltwc.
Cibcclajs No. 4.
I. The attention of all Medical Officers in charge of
Regiments or Detachments, prisoners of war, and
Quartermasters’ employees, is called to the necessity
of immediate re-vaecination of all recruits, contra
bands, and prisoners of war, and Quartermasters’
employees, a» soon as they arrive at the Regimental
or other depots. There is always a supply of vaccine
crusts at the Purveying Depot of this Departmeut,aud
all Medical Officers must always be amply provided
11. Medical Officers of this Department are again
reminded of the obligation of economy in the use of
Stationery. Half sheets of letter paper must invaria
bly be used when the nature of the 1 communication
admits of it. ri 1
aprl3 Medical Director Pep# of the South.
A SK ANY NEWSDEALER §
For a copy of
DAWLEY’s NEW WAR NOVELS.
If he has not got them he will get them for yoa.
No. 1-MOSBY, THE GUERRILLA.
No. 2—PAULINE, THE FEMALE SPY
No. S-SEMMES, THE PIRATE.
No. 4—KILDARE. THE BLACK SCOUT.
No. S—OSGOOD, THE DEMON REFUGEE
Illustrated Illuminated Cover. Price 25 cents.—
Trade sl2 60 for 100 ; or by the 1,000. assorted, 11
‘ T. B. DAWLEY, Publisher,
apr 13 and 16 Park Row, N. Y.
US. CHRISTIAN COMMISSION.
• Rooms 147 Bay street.
A large lot of Reading Matter, Writing Paper, En
velopes, Ac., just received and ready for distribution.
Facilities for writing Letters for m wishing to avail
fhemselves of them.
ebl4 DWIGHT SPENCER, Agent.
STEELE A BURBANK,
11 Merchants’ Row,'
Hilton Head, S. C.
Call the attention of Wholesale and Retail purchasers
to their superior stock of
MILITARY AND NAVAL CLOTHING
Watches, Clocks, Fancy Goods, Jewelry, and Plated
Ware, Swords, Sashes, Belts, Embroderies, Boots,Caps
Field Glasses, Gauntlets Gloves, Ac., Ac., Ac.
LARGE OR SMALL QUANTITIES,
Will be purchased at Fair Rates by the undersigned,
“SEA ISLAND” PREFERRED.
Parties desiring to sell, will state quantity for dis
posal, and price per bushel desired, and where located.
T. E. SICKLES,
I ts Box 14, Hilton Head, S. C.
0 N. BELLOWS A CO.,
Wholesal#and Retail Dealers in
SUTLERS’ AND NAVAL STORES, DRY GOODS,
BOOTS AND SHOES, HATS AND CAPS, Ac.,
NO. 8 MERCHANTS’ KOW,
HILTON HEAD, S. C.
«. K. BELLOWS. M. C. TTLEB. j. w. TAVLOB.
ftAKBRY & CONFECTIONERY ESTABLISH
MENT AT BEAUFORT.
We respectfully call the attention of the public to
our Bakery A Confectionery Establishment in Sam
A. Cooley's Building at Beaufort, at which we are
prepared promptly to fill any orders which may be for
warded to us. Special attention is paid to the man
ufactnre of Ornamental Pieces, Fancy Confection eiy,
and Elegant Pastry, for holidav or festival tables.
Feb. 3-ts McMANUB A MURRAY.
U fi OOD LIVING,-
„. 'J At reasonable prices, can be had at the
EAGLE OYSTER and REFRESHMENT SALOON,
hi me rear of the New Post Office, Hilton Head, S. C.
Ihave the veiy best facilities for furnishing OYS
TERSjCLAMS, MEATS, POULTRY, VEGETABLES,
Ao., from the North and other place* in this vicin
ity. Cooked to ordei from 6A.M.t08 P. M.
_ „ - PETER FITZGERALD, Proprietor.,.
P. S —One trial Is respectfully solicited.
jQ UNBARS A FRANZ,
NO 10 MERCHANTS’ROW,
. ' Hilton Head, S. C.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL DEALERS
„ f , SUTLERS™ GOODS
Os all Descriptions. ,
Rooms to let at hilton A. &
The Palmetto Herald Building, corner of Mer
cn ants' Row and Palmetto Avenue, suitable for busi
ness purposes or lodging* Apply to J. T. RIVERS,
onthe promises, orliLY.RlV r E&, at tb^Cuat^