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The Savannah Daily Herald. BY S. W. MASON &. CO ._ M*sOX. “‘‘ or - W. T. THOMPSON, ******** MSUMf, "savannah, Thursday. ArorsTn^j^s^ . FOR LOCAL MiTTEBS SEE THIRD FARE. TO AUVKTI—■■. Onr advertising patron* are reminded that adver tisements inserted in the Morning Edition of the pwill appear in the Evening without extra charco. Advert iaemtnU ahonld be handed in as early as possible, but will be received as late as 12 o'Ciook at sight- We adhere to oar advertised rates exi^pt for long advertisements, or those inserted for * lon£ time On whit* a reasonable dlsconnt vdfl bemad*. - HOW TO OBTAIN THE HERALD REG ilarlv. We often have complaints from resident* of Savan nah and 111*011 nead thst theyftre not able always to obtain the Proa.-... The demand is sometime- so great as to exhaust an Edition very soon after its issue, and those who wish to have the Herald regularly, should subscribe for it. We have faithful carriers in Savannah and at Hilton Head, and through them we always serve regular subscribers first. lIIAIXKSS UIRECTORY OF savannah. We arc now publishing a colnmnand more of brief business announcements, carefully classified, under the general head of •■Savannah Business Directory. It includes some forty leading business men and firms of Savannah. We propose to retain tlibasa regular feature of the Hrkauj. The expense of in sertiug cards iu this department ol the paper Is very small, and we believe the advertisers will reefete more titan a proportionate benefit. Fart os w.shtng to have their cards uicluded in ibis I '.rectory, cut do no by sending them to our counting room, orlianU mg them to Mr. M. J. Divine, who is authorised to revive them. Prepayment wilt be invariably res Is.II BT TO OPR PKKSS —1 KMPORART SIJWRS -6ION 0F out. Etenjx« Edition.— Owing to an accident to our machinery, by which our power press has been temporarily disabled, tve are under the necessity of suspending the publication of our evening edition for a few days, until the damage can be repaired. In the mean time the morning Herald will be furnished to subscribers lo the evening paper. We take great pleasure in acknowledging our obligations to our obliging cotenipornries of the Republican fair •tho use of their press, without which we could not have been eca bled to complete our morning edition yester day,|nor to issue again until the necessary re pairs of our press are completed. " POPIhAR LOANS. The great financial feature of our times is fibe System of popular loans. The scheme owes its extension, if not its inception, to the present Emperor of the French. With the view oT drawing from their private hoards the sums required to defray the expenses of the Crimean war, he offered extraordinary inducements to parties to make investments in the French funds, ne raised large amounts by appeals to avarice, and to the gambling propensities of the French people. The Bourse became a scene of daily excite ment—a theatre lor gambling operations in stocks. The two modes by which he his object were a high rate of interest, and mak ing the stocks accessible to parties with lim ited means, by putting their subscription price so low as to make their purchase easy. The French who were, before this stimulus was presented to their desire for gain, a hoarding people, readily fell into this adroit scheme for rendering the small sums scatter ed throughout the empire and contained in numberless privato hoards, available for the public service. If this had been all, the scheme would, perhaps, have merited com mendation, as making government loans the index lo public opinion; but there was con nected with it a series of lottery drawings, which were an evident provocative to that gambling spirit to which human nature is so prone, that it requires repression rattier than encouragement. A fatal stab was given to public morality. England, which has raised sucli large sums by public loan, has never resorted to any but legitimate methods in raising tnyiey. A higher than the usual rate of interest is the only inducement offered to capitalists by that government, if we except those forms of an nuity that promise a perpetual income to those who for this advantage are disposed to part with their money. The baits held out to attract the holder of small sums arc not in fact required in England. The sums waul ed are raised without difficulty. The system of public loans is part and parcol of the gen eral financial system of that country. The jarge capitalists, the Barings, Rothschilds. &c., are the takers of the loans, and sell them to other parlies, whp dispose of them in such amounts as meet the wants of the general public. The number of small hold ers of the British public debt far exceed those who remain possessors of large sums. The United States, in their recent loans, have adopted two of the features by which the French scheme is characterized. Tiny have offered high rates of interest, and have made their loans acceptable to parties with limited means, but they have avoided the vice of the French system, i. e., connecting with their loans the principles of gambling adventure, In a series of lotteries. They hare adopted the best portion of that system pf popular loans which attracts large numbers to the support oi government. Tub Roll of IToxor.— The War Depart ment has just published a pamphlet entitled the “801 l of Honor," giving the names of soldiers who died in defense of the American Union, and who were interred in the Nation al Cemetery in the District of Coluuibia.fnim August 3d, 1«B, to June 30th, 1805. The entire number is 20,727, of which 15,000 were whites, Including nearly 7,200 natives of America; 213 from England; 000 from Ireland; 530 from Germany, and 107 from Canada. About thirty other nationalities, in small proportions, are represented. The un known whites are 0,000. and the unknown blacks, or contrabands, 5,720. The ceme teries are kept in g'ood order, and the names ot the deceased, as far as known, are in scribed on the head-boards of the graves. Trre Rebec Cotton is England.—lt is said says a Washington despatch that the Government docs not assent to the doctrine of the Vice Chancellor of England, as pro nounced in the case of the United States against Prioleau. The United States are not likely to concede very soon that the Rebels are now or ever were a dt facto Government, nor very likely ever, to consent to derive ti tle to their own property through that im aginary concern, and being a foreign State, dealing with other Slates according to the customary methods, they are not especially likely to submit without process of attach ment to decrees which may 'be registered against'them by a court Os chancery sitting in Westminster UaU, CONTRACTIONS OF THE CURRENCY. It is a singular fact that, notwithstanding the immensity oi the i»rcaent monetary cir culation of this country, which' far exceeds that necessary to meet the requirements of trade in times not affectedßy the consequen ces ol war, occasional expansions and con tractions of the currency are experienced. We see the statement in a Northern paper ‘"one of those periods which have occa sionally come over the markets during the last four years, of a growing scarcity and in crease in the value of both paper money and of gold, prevails at the present time.” Tlie trade of the Southern cities, though comparatively limited during the few months that have elapsed since the cessation of hos ! tilities, has been affected iu like manner, as we have been informed by intelligent trades men ot our city. These occasional irregular ities of the financial system are only tempo ! rarv. j The currency and business of the county Ij g necessarily in an unsettled and feverish condition, and it is most probable that it may j continue so for some time. Great questions of political economyTiave been presented to the country by the changed condition of at ! fairs consequent upon the war, which can only be settled alter oareful investigation and the working of practical experiments which will require time for their consummation. — What llie future policy of the government will be in regard to the currency is not known. Congress will doubtless take the subject into consideration when it convenes. The power oi contracting and expanding the currency at will, as exercised in the Treasury Department, defeats, of course, all calcula tions in reference tlieicto, unless a knowledge of the movements of the government is taken in as tho most “important clement of the'estimates. It is said that there are some indications that the government expenses have been al ready so reduced that the currency is likely to be gradually contracted, unless the au thorities should otherwise decide, from mo tives of pecuniary and political expediency, which are at present unknown in financial and commercial circles. All calculations in regard to business ex tending into the future, can only be safely based on a knowledge of the operations con templated by the general government. It has been announced that there had been dis banded since April last 782,042 soldiers, and that 100,000 more would be disbanded in a short time. This large reduction of the army, though it involves large present pay ments, mu9t have greatly reduced the annual expenditures of the government and give them in a short time complete and undivided control of the currency. The Atlantia Cahlfi. ® The most sanguine begin to despair of the success of the Atlantic Cable. The British gunboat Spbynx arrived at Heart's Content on the 6th, having left the Great Eastern and the cable licet in latitude 53.42, longitude 20.02, on the 27th ult., since which time the Great Eastern has not been seen. The Clara Clarita, which left Port-nu-Basque on the 10th, has also arrived at North Sydney, and reports that no tidings of the Great Eastern had reached that point up to that time. It is sain that Eugineer Everett, whose experi ence in laying the first Atlantic Cable entitles his opinion to great respect, believes the lay ing of the second cable is now a failure, though Mr. Mackey, the telegraphic super intendent at Cape Race, hopeful. A special dispatch to thp New York Herald, dated Heart’s Content, 9th, says; “There are no signs of the big ship yet, and the cable people are beginning to give up all hope of her arrival. There were thousands of visitors here last week, but they are now going home disappointed.” Tub Guerilla Mosby. —A Washington despatch says that J. S. Mosby, who was ar rested on Wednesday night in Alexandria, left on Thursday evening for his home in Warrcnton, Ya., there to remain until the iurtlier ordcis of tho War Department. An other despatch says Colonel Mosby attracted a crowd wherever he .made iris appearance, and liis presence oe.casioned much indigna tion among the soldiers on duty iu Alexandria, lie came down from Warrcnton to be admit ted as a member of tbe bar, but Gem. Wells arrested him on tlie charge of having broken his parole. The Colonel briefly but respect fully controverted the point, aud the General telegraphed to tlie Secretary of War for in structions. f Gov. Holden lias issued a proclamation or dering an election for the members of a State Convention to be held on Thursday, Sept. 21. The •convention is to meet in Raleigh on Monday, Oct. 2. The Inspec tors of tlie Election are to be selected from Justices of the Peace already appointed. The amnesty proclamation of President John sou is to be particularly observod, and the Inspectors are to be very careful fn admin istering the oath to all who offer to vote, if they have not already done so. The same number of delegates are to be chosen as there arc members of the House of Com mons. Stormy Cabinet Session.— A Washington dispatch of the 11th inst. says: A long Cabi net session was held to-day, and report says a rather stormy one. The President's recon struction policy is understood to have been discussed in all its length and breadth, and his determination to adhere to it and to carry it out regardless of opposition or conse , quences, emphatically announced. Health of New Yobk A New York des patch of the 1 Ith inst. says—Cholera morbus is prevailing in. the city to an unusual extent, even for this season of the year, and the Health Inspector's mortality report for the week will probably show a large increase of deaths front that disease, for the propagation of which the prevailing •‘atmospheric con ditions,” the doctors say, are peculiarly fa vorable. Forged Letters.— A Washington despatch says the series of lettors published through out the country, purporting to come from Miss Clara Barton, the philadthropist, at An dereonville, turns out to have been forged here. These Jeltars detailed fresh horrors of the Andersonville prison. New York Gold and Con on Market,— 1 rom a private despatch received in this city, dated New York, August 14th, 1805, we learn that Gold, oil that date, was quoted from 142 to 142 1-2, Cotton 43. United States Marshal for 'Georgia.— H m. G. Dickson, of this city, has been E. S, Marshal for Georgia, Desperate Naval Engagement Be tween the Brazilians and Paraguayans. Fearful Slaughter and Defeat of Hie Paraguayans. By the arrival at Nqyv York on Friday of the steamship Sal adit), from Rio Janeiro, we have news from the River Plate to June 36, which gives an account of a severe naval en gagement between the Brazilian fleet and eight Paraguayan steamers and light floating batteries. The Journal de Recife, of July 13, gives the following account of this battle: TUE IJAVAI. BATTLE AT BIACBCKLO. The engagement took place on June 11, on the River Parana, near Kiacbuclo, which is about half a fegna below Corrientes, the cap ital of the Argentine Province of the sama name. The Paraguayan fleet consisted of eight steamers and six floating batteries, carryiug forty-seven guns, while the Brazilian squad ron consisted of nine steamers, with sixty two guns. The names of the Paraguayan steamers were Tarquary, the Admiral s ship; the Paraguay, the Marquez de Olinda, the Ygury, tde Salto, (which, some time ago, was taken from the Argentines,) the Ipora, the Jtjuby, and the screw steamer Ihera. The Brazilian fleet consist*! of the Amazo zonas, eight guns; Jehitinhouha, 8 guns; Belmonte, 8 guns; Araguary, seven guns; Ignatemy, seven guns; Pamahyba, eight guns; Beberibe, seven guns; Ypirangi, six guns; Mearim, seven guns. At 8 o'clock a. m. the Paiaguayan vessels were seen to descend the river, and at about 3 they were witliiu reach ot their enemy, and at once opened a furious tire. The Brazilian account, Uto only' one whicli has reached us, admits that the Paraguayans fought with the utmost bravery, and the result was for some time doubtful, until the Brazilian steamer Amazonas, being converted into a mm, made terrible havoc uinong the enemy’s fleet, sink ing three steamers, the Paraguay, Salto and Jcjubj’, and one floating bdttery, and com pelling one steamer and five batteries to sur render. The remaining four steamers, which were likewise considerably damaged, then retired. The battle lasted until 4 o'clock p. m. The Paraguayans, who supported the fire of their fleet by a land battery of thirty guns, arc reported to have lost fifteen hundred men of their squadron, and five huudred of the land battery. The Brazilians estimate their loss at about three hundred killed, wounded and missing. Nothing could exceed the ferocious valor of the Paraguayans. They all seemed de termined to conquer or to die. Among the wounded prisoners who fell into the hands of the Brazilians was Ruble, the commander of the Salto, one of the sunk steamers, and a brother of the commanding general of the Paraguayan army in Corrientes. His wounds were tenderly dressed by the commander-in chief of the Brazilian fioet, Barrosa, but Roble with his teeth tore off the bandages from his wounds, preferring death to captivity. Most of the commanders of the Paraguayan ves sels are among the dead. The whole artil lery, ammunition, banners, and an immense war material, fell into the hands of the vic tors. The Brazilians had to abandon the Jequi tinhouha and the Belmonte was likewise dis abled. Tlie Amazonas, Parnabyba and sev eral other vessels were badly damaged. The Brazilians flatted themselves with the hope that tne loss of the Paraguayans is ir reparable, as it is supposed tlmt, besides the four steamers which escaped, they have only one more steamer and two floating batteries at Assumption. The Brazilian fleet, on the other hand, was at once to be reinforced by four steamers and two gun-boats. Preparations for Preventing the Spread of Contagion. —The Secretary of State has transmitted to Simeon Draper, Esq., Collec tor of the port ot New York, letters fiom. the lion. Alexander W. Thayer, United States Consul at Trieste, and the Hon. I. W. Betir, United States Consul at Messina, ac companying a circular relative to the pre cautions which have been taken to prevent the cholera from extending its ravages over entire Europe. These documents have been placed in tlie hands of Collector Draper that the statements relative to tlie epidemic there in contained, and the means of prevention enumerated might be taken into considera tion. It is probable that the quarantine laws already regulating tlie sanitary affairs in the various ports of tlie United States will be enforced with redoubled stringency. A despatch says that owing to the im mense crowd at tlie President's House, on Saturday last, the -floors wore opened to all, the President holding a general levee. Hon. E. H. Eastman, a lawyer of Nashville, has been invited by the President to become his confidential Secretary, in order to facilitate the disposition of a good; deal of business brought before him. • An additional number .of Southern Post Offices have just been opened. Ford's Theatre is now being metamor phosed, the interior work having been taken out, and an iron floor is about being laid, in order to render the building fire-proof as far as possible. The Government teams are employed jn taking the refuss material, and in a short time everything will be in readi ness for occupancy by the new Bureau of Rebel Arch ires. The Secretary of the Navy lias directed that masters and ensigns of the regular navy, and midshipmen serviua on board any naval steamer, will hereafter be taught thoroughly his duty of steam engineering. From the 3d to the Bth of August, fifty six regiments, batteries and companies were blustered out ot the Unitod States service, by order of the Secretary of War. A Curious Advertisement.— The follow ing advertisement appears in the New York Herald: . A.— Confidential.— The services of an experienced Detective can he had, in divorce and all other cases, by addressing Post office, box (i, 785. What a calling! ‘-Mine Gotexclaimed the Dutchman, when be saw the monkey, “vat vill the Frenchman make next ?” The Siamese Twins.—A Fortress Monroe etter of the 4th says: Chang and Eug, the celebrated twins, came down on the City Point from Hicb mond, *n txmte for the Northern cities for ex hibition. It is five years since they were North. During the war they have remained at tlieu home, Mount Airy, Suriey county, N. C. Like most of Southern residents dur ing the war, they have suffered loss of prop erty from the depredations af soldiers and Southern conscription, and have entered on their present tour to recuperate their shatter ed tortunes. They are now in their fifty fifth year, and in good health, Increasing age has told on them somewhat, making more gray their hair, and adding to the wrinkles on their faces. From a conversa tion with them I leant that each has nine children, one six sons and three daughters, and the other six daughters and three sous. All the children ate perfectly formed. Eacli contributed a son Jo the rebel army; one of thorn was wounded and the other taken pri soner. Both say they loved the old Stays and Stripes ; but when their State seceded they considered it their duly to go with it. They left to-night on the ,Jas. T. Brady, Capt. I-midis, of the new Baltimore and Richmond line. THE HI KMAfc OF THE WILLUJI \ELSOY A KBMARKAIIEK •SORT —A WOMAN TWO DATS AFLOAT OK A SPAR WITH AN INFANT. In the steamship Bellona, (apt. Dixon, Just arrived at this port, were two steerage passengers, concerning whom a thrilling in cident is related. Franz Meyer, aged 23, and his wife, Anna, aged 19, from Canton 80- leure, Switzerland, were passengers in the ill-fated ship William Nelson, recently de stroyed by tiro at sea. In the contusion in cident to the efforts to save life, the husband and wife were separated. The husband was picked up by one of the ship's boats, which was soon fallen in with by the brig Mercury. Tlie w ife, young and </<(-•*-«/*, was not dis couraged at the uncertainty of her husband's fate, but prepared for her own safety. Self preservation could not suppress her womanly instincts so far as to ignore tlie feeble cries of Help from an infant only 14 days old, left to perish by its distracted parents, but regard less of her o#n state, she plunged, with her self-imposed charge, into the sea. For two whole days did this brave young girl support berself and the infant ofl tlie remnant of a ship's spar, without food or water, sustaining the infant's life by the moisture from her own lips! Late on the second day the same vessel in which her husband was saved, having ceas ed cruising, without hope of rescuing more lite, fell in with this heroine, and saved her and her little charge. Eventually tlie family were landed at Havre, The Prus sian Consul at that port look the charge of the infant, and its parents were supposed to have been lost with the wreck. Many ladies of Havre interested them selves to enable this brave young creature, with her husband, again to venture to cross the Atlantic in search of a Western home.— Destitute ot everything necessary as an out fit, having lost all, the kindness of the ladles at Havre was doubtless most acceptable, and on the Bcliona, although poverty was appa rent, a cleanliness in the family was quite noticeable. This heroine of real life, during her recent voyage in the Bellona, guve birth to a child. She is an object of interest to the benevolent ladies of New York, and is worthy to receive at their hands that aid, for the promptness of which they have a world-wide reputation. Dr. Blewitt, the Surgeon of the Bellona, has kindly offered to give authentic informa tion regarding this woman, as he possesses documents establishing the truth of the facts stated. How a Rebel Preacher was Received in Chicago.— A dispatch from Chicago to the Cincinnati Gazette of the 17th, says: Rev. John W. Pratt, Professor in the Uni versity of Alabama, at Tuscaloosa, preached in the Central Presbyterian Church last even ing. In introducing him, Rev. Mr. Brown, pastor of the church, rose and said: “Rev. John W. I’ratt, Professor iu the University of Alabama* at Tuscaloosa, will preach to you this evening. Professor Pratt was an old and intimate friend of mine in years goue by. He was a secessionist, but an honest one on principle. Professor Pratt preaches this even ing at my special request. He consented re luctantly, learing you would not be willing to hear him, but 1 told him that as the rebellion was over, and they had submitted to the au thority of the Government, and as he was now from heart a loyal Union man, there was not a man or woman of any congrega tion but would welcome him, aud gladly bear him preach. If I am correct in this judgment, will you please assent to it by arising to your feet.” Instantly the congregation rose to their feet, and it was easy to see by the light in the eyes of the men and women'that the wel come was from the heart. The Professor saw and felt it. Ilis sermon was one of great ability and beauty ot diction, aud was deliv ered with earnest eloquence. In his sermon he said: “I was honest. I thought we were right, and put my all, of money, pow er and influence, into the Confederacy. But the Confederacy is gone ; the theory of secession is exploded; slavery is dead, and I am con tent. God saw we needed punishment and disciplined and punished us. I think we shall now be a better, happier, and more progressive people than heretofore.” International Courtesies.— A black man who was liberated in Kentucky some five years ago, and who went to Africa as a prencher aud missionary,, recently arrived in Washington on private business, and brought a message of* respect to the President from the King of IJassas, accompanied by a re quest that the former should send him a rain coat, moaning one made of India rubber. The garment has been purchased, anil will be forwarded to his African Majesty iu due time. A. Seward.— The professional duties of Clarence A. Seward requiring his personal attention, he has relinquished his position as Assistant Secretary of State, aud has returned to New York. Financial ami Commercial. New York Money Market, August li, 6 p. nt. The money market is easy at 7 per cent, for call loans. Forefelt Exchange is firm anil inure arrive at 108;V(<; loti, gold, for first class trills. American Gold- Is excited ami lower, opening at UP- and closing sit 141’a. Government stocks are firm. Stocks are low er. Canton ha* declined ’ 4 ; New York Central ?, ; Illinois Central ri ; Reading „ ; Mich iganNoiit net'll '*■ i Cleveland and Toledo 1 ; and Erie anti Hudson Paper cent. Nfw York Markets. . August il 6 p. Jr. Ashes are dull. Cotton.—The market is a shade lower. Hales 1800 bales ut 440. for Middling. Flour, Ac.—The Flour market is dull and lOOvISe. lower on common grades, while good brands are in uiodei-ate request, without decided change in price. Hales 10,500 bids, pt So oofeti 15 fur superfine Htate : :c(n u 55 for extra State : $6 non t! 65 for choice do.; f5 9ug>6 15 for superfine Western; SBSS@B 90 for common to medium extra Western ; .*7 95(«.s so fur common to good shipping brands extra round hoop Ohio, and $8 3*®9 65 for trade brands, the mar ket closing heart for common and firm for good grades, lneludedln the sales are 2000 bids, choice extra State, for the last half of September, at *7. Southern Floor is dolt. Sales of 400 bbis. at $7 85 ml* 15 for common, and $9 20(o 12 50 for fanev and extra. Canadian flour is dull, and 106. 15 c. lower on common grades. Sales :mo tibia, at $6 60(a6 so for common, and $6 90fhi9 25 for good to choice extra.— Rye flour is quiet. Sales 100 bbis. at $5 50. Corn Meal la quiet. Whiskey,—The market is a shade firmer. Sales of 300 bills. Western at $2 10. Grain.—The Wheat market is dull and 2n3c. lower on spring, while winter Is scarce and held quite firmly. Sales of 68,000 bushels at $ 1.43a 1.45 for Mil w aukie Club : Y1.46a1.48 for choice amber Mihvnu kie, $1.45 for Chicago Spring, and *2. 02,', for new winter red State. Kyc is dull and drooping. Bar lev and Barley Malt are dull and nominal. The Corn market opened dull, but closed a shade firmer.— Sales are 73,000 bush, at snanoc. for unsound noqa 91c. for sound mixed Western, and 92e. for high mixed nearly yellow. Oafs are quite firm at 65a aj’ .e. for Western. Bice—ls dull. Coffee—ls dull. Sugar.— I The market is dull, with sales of 50 lihds. Cuba Muscovado at 12', e. Molasses—ls dull. Wool—ls dull. . Provisions.—The Pork market opened lieavv and lower, lint closed more firmly. Sales of 8850 bills, at $01.57*.,a:i2,50 for new Mess,'closing* at $12.25, cash, $28.75a29 for ’63-4 do.: $24 for prime, and $2'.a25.25 for prune Mess. Also 3250 litiis. new Mess for Au gust amt Scpiember, sellar's option, at #88.50a32. rile Ik-ei market Is Steady. Sales 900 bbis. at $8.50 a 12.50 for plain Mess, and for extra Mess. I!e e' Hams arc quiet, cut Meats are in fair de mand. Sales4-it)pkgs. at isr/< 17c. for Shoulders ami 19S(«i23>.e. bn- Hams. Bacon ipolull. TheLanl mar ket is less active, but firm.. Salosi:joo bids at jyi .i„ Butter is less active at im.t ise. for’ohlo, and lIEADQ’RS SUB-DISTRICT OK OGEECHKE, Savannah, fix, August 16, 1805. Gekskai. Oriikks,! No. 24. / /. Capt. Clark H. Remick. 103 U. S. C. TANARUS., Is hereby announced as Acting Assistant Inspector General of Sub-District of Ogeeclice. He will be obeyed »nd respected accordingly. By command of Bvt Brig, (leu, E. P. DAVIS. Wjl H. Four, A. A. A. G. aul7 U. S. Court of Claims. HAVING been a cldrk and a commissioner to take depositions in this court for six yca-s, I am pre pared to write PETITIONS and arrange the PAPERS in cases to go before that tribunal for private property seined by the Luffed milifary authorities. I have made arrangements in Washington to have all eases promptly attended so which mav be entrusted to me. K. M. UARNfcTT, Richmond, Va. Office on Thirteenth street, near Cary, up stairs Refers to—Duncan A Johueluu, Savannah : Major A. Porter, augWw NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. _ SINGING CLASS. ME. j. H. NEWMAN will give the fin-t to his Cla?B for Ladies and Gentlemen to-night frhnredav;, at o*clock, at the M. E. Church Lecture Room. Uw chm for young ladies will commence on Friday afternoon, at 5 o’clcx k at the Lecture Hoorn adlT 1 S TAE~ LINE, FOR NEW YORK. THE new and elegant Hret claas J'*- Lilcdt, will positively Bail for - the •lbove port on satnrdu)-, Aug. IStfc, at 3 oVlovk p. m. For freight or passage,* having splendid accommo datiora, apply BALDWIN & CO., aul7 Stoddard’s Building, opposite Post Office. $5 Reward WILL be paid for a piece of a CYLINDER HEAD, lost on last Saturday between our Store and Rose’s Foundry, if delivered to-day. augl7-l HUNTER & GAMMELL^ Horses Mules & Wagons AT AUCTION. BY ISAAC D. LaROCHS. THOS. J. WALSH. Auctioneer. Will be sold on SATURDAY, l»th,in front of Store, No. 160 Bay street, nt 10 o’clock, :: Horses 4 Mules, in good condition - 1 Bnggy, with P6lc and Double Harness, complete 4 Horse Wagon Harness, complete. The above can be treated for at Private Sale. In quire at Counting Room. an!7-3 BY ISAAC D. LaKOCHE, SOUTH-EAST CORNER BAY AND BARNARD STS. At Private Sale, Several Desirable Dwellings pleasantly situated.— Stores. Wharves, and other property, lying adjacent to the city. Parties desiring to mafce an investment will do well to call and examine before purchaeiug elsewhere. aul7-4 FOR SALg. * 8 SHARES SOUTHWESTERN RAIL . -ROAD STOCK. aul7-l HENRY BRYAN. For Sale, A FARM on Vernon Shell Road, 6}£ miles from , the city, containing 207 acres, suitable for mar ket gardens or for culture of cotton and part iu rice; 70 to so acres cleared, balance has valuable wood.— The place has been healthy and has excellent facili ties iqg raising stock and poultry. Buildings were de stroyed iu the war. Title warranted. Terms cash, or securities at market value. See Plat at my office, on Bryan street. aul*-*2 IIENRY BRYAN. For Sale, CHOICE BUILDING LOTS au!7-l HENRY BRYAN. TILUABLE BULDIXG LOTS r O R SALE. FRONTING ON THE PARK* The Most Elligible Building Lots in the City. CONSTITUTING AN ENTIRE BLOCK. THE undersigned offers for sale seven (7) Building Lots, fronting on the Park. Bounded a* follows : North by Huntingdon street Enst by Whitaker street and Forsyth Place. South by Hall Street. West by Barnard street. Lots known iu the plan of the city as Nos. J, 2,3, 4. S, 6 and 7, Forsyth Piace and Ward. KRWIN & HARDEE, aul7-l\v Bay street. Millstones, Burrstones and Bolting Cloths. ROGER FILS & CO., ESTABLISHED IN 1802. PROPRIETORS of the largest and most celebrated Quarries of Fiance. No. 21 PEARL STREET, near the Produce Exchange, NEW YORK. In the expectation of a large trade with the South, ROGER FILS A CO. have just received, and will con. tinue to receive, heavy shipment* of drat class Blocks, Panels, and Millstones, particularly suitable for the Southern Market They have also a good assortment of Hand Mills of various makers, and Bolting Clothe of the best quali ties, at the lowest rates. auli-2 , THE Christian Index. BY the first of October, or as soon as the mails are re-established, I will renew tfie publication of tht “CHRISTIAN INDEX” and of the “CHILD’S IN DEX” I have been publishing. Price of “Index,” per annum.*. 7. 53 00 Price of “Child’s Index,” 50 fA deduction made for Clubs ) Money may be remitted at once, as my determination is positive. My desire is to secure a large subscrip tion list with which to begin, and I issue this Pros pectus, that subscribers may have time to forward their remittances. It is my intention to issue first class paper*, and no pains of expense will be spired to secure that end.— The best writers and corresmsndepts will be secured, and the highest religions and literary talent vflM lie given to the p ipers. The Child’s Paper will be pro fusely lllustiated and will, in every sens®, be made to contorm to Its new title, THE CHILD’S DELIGHT. Money may be sent by Express or otherwise—if by Express, at my risk, if the Express receipt is sent me, on the resumption of mai facilities. My connection with the firm of *T. W Burke & Cos. it dissolved, but I will establish an office in Macon, Ga., where communications may be addressed. aulG-‘2w SAMUEL BOYKIN. Bacon, Bacon, HAMS AND SHOULDERS, landing from Steamer America. For pale in lots to suit purchasers. anl7-5 BELL. VYYLLY & CHRISTIAN. OFFICIAL^—MI la. DIV. OF TEXHESBEK IIEAD(JitS MIL. DIV. OF THE TENNESSEE, Office Provost Marshai. General, Nashville, Term., June 25, 1865: Bluer lar : • To secure uniformity throughout the Military Divis ion of the Tennessee, in administering the Amnesty Oath pre»cril)Cfl by the President in his Proclamation of May 9th, 19tf5, and t«; preserve the records of such oaths, the Miyor (Jeneral Commanding directs that such oaths be snlnscribed in triplicate; two numbers on sheets or rolls, one of which is to be tiled at De partment Headquarters, and one to be forwarded to the Department of State at Washington, and one con venient copy to be given the party subscribing the oath. Blanks for the purpose will be furnished each De partment from this oltice. The Amnesty Oath will not be administered to such person- as are excepted from the benefits of the Presi dent’s Proclamation, except for the purpose of ena bling them to apply to the President tor special par don, and in such cases but one copy of the oath will be subscribed, which copy will, by thcollicer administer ing the oath, be attached to, and form a pa«t of, the applicant’s petition for pardon. in all *peci;il applications for pardon, the applicant must state clearly and fully, under how many aud which of tlio exceptions named in the President’s Proclamation his case comes; he must also state whether the Govern ment lias taken posseasiou of any part of hia property, also who her any proceedings are pending against him In any of the United States Courts for treason, or for con spiracy against the Government of the United States, and the facts (stated in such application must be sworn to before fla y will la* forwarded. Tie* petition will be forwarded by the officer ad mluistvring the oath to the Department Commander, who will, before forwarding the same to the Department at Washington, refer the petition to the Governor of the State in which his Depaxtuiont is, to enable him to in vestigate the merits of the case, and to recommend to ♦he President such actiou as to him seems just and pro per. Each Department Commander will designate suitable officers to be conveniently located tor administering the Amnesty Oath, aud such officers will be governed" by these instructions. The name and rank of such officers, with a statement of the points where stationed, will bo reported to this office. By Command of • Maj. Gen. Thomas, J. G. PAKKHIRST. Brvt. Brig. Gen. aqd Pro. Mar. Gen. Ifil. Diy, of tljo Tennessee. Official; Witt A- CbUlWi A. A, O. v ft TSB • SAVANNAH DAILY HEEALD IS PUBLISHED Every Morning and Evening [SUNDAYS EXCEPTED] AT Wo. 11l BAT STRUST, BY S. W. MASON & CO. THE AIM OF THE PUBLISHERS IS TO ISSUE A Live Daily Newspaper ! Which shall also be Reliable, regarding Accuracy a8 being of as great importance as enterprise 4 in procuring information. The Uecald Staff embraces a LARGE CORPS OF EDITORS AND REPORTERS, Including several writers long and popularly known as connected with the Soothers Press, It also has Hpeeial Correspondents at All Prominent Points, Who are instructed to spare no expense in procuring, authenticating and forwarding all IMPORTANT INTELLIGENCE. IT HAS THE BEST Mail, Express, and Telegraphic Facilities I So that all News of Importance will be heralded at the earliest possible moment Especial attention is pnid to the LOCAL AND COMMERCIAL HIjIPABTJIENTS, ANI> TO Shipping 1 Intelligence, Hotel Arrivals, aud the Court Record. AVOIDING POLITICS!, As out of its provinoc at present, the Hebaxd strives to be a-» Thoroughly Loyal Journal, And to support the tree interests of the rc-nnited na tion. It will be constantly the effort of the publisher* to render their paper ACCEPTABLE TO THE PEOPLE OF SAVANNAH AND THE STATE OF GEORGIA, And to discuss all vital questions with the dignity they deserve, and without which its opinions could have but little weight. THE ENLARGEMENT OF THE PAPER Makes room for a large quantity of Miscellaneous Rcadina Matter, Poetry and Articles on Liter ary, Scientiflic and Commercial sub jects, so that in all respects it is a desirable journal for the FAMILY And THE COUNTING ROOM. RELIABLE CARRIERS ATI) Exiwrienml Mail ami Delivery Clerks Are employed, and either Edition of the Hrrai.ii will be delivered promptly in Savannah, or for warded to any part of the world, on the following TERMS : SINGLE COPY sc. ONE WEEK 7.„ JOc. ONE MONTH $ V (10 ONE YEAR 10 00 PER HUNDRED 3 50 EXTRAS > Are issued whenever intelligence is received of suffi cient importance to warrant it. ADVERTISING TERMS : Two Dollars per square, (occupying a space of ten lines nonpareil} for the first insertion, per BqnarO for each subsequent one. A LIBERAL DIS COUNT will lie made on LONG ADVERTISEMENTS, or those INSERTED FOR A LONG TIME. The llebahu is UNRIVALLED AS AN’ ADVERTISING MEDIUM I Having a large circulation in the city, aud throughout the State, In Florida, Soath Carolina, the South "Atlantic Squadron and the North, circulating more or less IN EVERY STATE OF THE UNION. Subscriptions or Advertisements may be gent by mail or express to * S. W. MASON & CO., PUBLISHERS, No.iUßa» Struct, Savannah, S*. IPKOIIL NOTICE"*. Social Notice. THE undcfiß.-ned having been appointed Agent of the Southern Mutual Insurance Company, Athens Georgia, is now ready to resume the of i Company. u Can be found at N. A Hardee 4 Co.'s Office h street. ' ’ ay #m2 2 JOHN N. LEWIS. A CARD. SiVANHAU, Aug. 14, ISGo. Wc regret that, from circumstances over which w „ had no control, we were compelled to close our busi ness for the past two days. Onr House was estab lished in 1850, and we never before failed to meet all demands the year round. We are now receiving a fresh supply, and can with safety assure our friends and the public thatour ar rangements are complete, and that in fnlMe there need he no apprehension of a failure to fill orders OCR HOUSES. On Market Square, on corner oTßull and Aljcrcorn at* and on Sonth Broad street, are now open for the sale of ICE, and we respectfully ask a renewal of those favors heretofore so liberally bestowed. __ auM-S HAYWOOD, GAGE & CO. BATCHELOR'S HAXR DYS ; The Original and Best in the World! The only true and perfect Hair Dye. Harmless, Reliable and lusts,,, taneous. Produces immediately a splendid Black or natural Brown, wirhont injuring the hair or skin Remedies the ill effects of bad dyes. Sold by all Drug gists. The genuine is signed William A. Batchelor Also, ~' REGENERATING EXTRACT OF KILLEFLEUUS For Restoring and Beautifying the Hair. anl4-Iy CHARLES BATCHELOR, New Yobk. NOTICE. r Tlie Bishops of tlie Methodist Church will meet for consultation at Columbus, Georgia, August xetli. n, O several .Annual Conferences will meet at the regular times and places this fell aud winter will elect I Delegates lo the General Conference, to meet tlie Ist day of April; the place to be announced at an earlv day. ■ 3 This disastrous war, through which we have pass, ed, has greatly disorganized us in our operations • hut now tlmt peace Is restored, the Church w(il organize aud enter earnestly on Iter appropriate work of spreading Scriptural holiness through these lamK James o. Andrew. Siininiertleld, July '2l, 1865, OFFIt'IAL-DEPT, OF GEORGIA. „ _ _ , Augusta, Ga., August Sth, Isis. General Obukk, 1 i No. 7. ■ / I. Tito following General Order from the War De. I partmeut is published for the Information of tit is com maud: 1 WAR DEPARTMENT, Aimutant General's Okkiok AVashingtou, D, C., July sth, IS6J. General Ocukrs, V No. 122. / e I. With the exceptions hereinafter enumerated, tbe following is ordered: 1. All Commisst-jned Officers of Volunteers for both white and colored regiments, or independent compa nies, now absent on detaclied service from their com mands, aud not on duty within their proper Armies or Departments, will proceed, forthwith, to join their re spective regiments aud companies. 2. Hereafter no Commissioned Regimental Officer of Volunteers will be placed on duty, or transferred thereon, out of tlie Army or Department in which his regiment may be serving. The exceptions authorized under the foregoin" are as follows: ° 1. Officers on duty mustering out aud discbar«im' the Volunteer forces. b 2, Aides-de-Camps to General Officers on duty com manding troops. 3. Officers Oil Court Martial, or Military Commiu aious, aud those on duty in tlie Bureau ot HetWes, Freedtnen and Abandoned Lands, under direct oriles from the War Department, Adjutant General’s Office. 11. All enlisted men absent on detached service from their regiments or companies and outside tbe ar mies or departments in which the same mav be serv ing, will at once be sent to join their respective com mands unless they are absent therefrom by orders from Headquarters from a Military Division or wtue rior authority. 111. Commanding Generals of Departments and Ar raies are charged with the prompt execution of this order and upon its provisions being fully complied with, will report the fact to thu Adjutant General of the army. IV No Commissioned Officer or enlisted man ah sent in violation of this order, will be paid outside of the army or Department in which his regiment or company may be serving. By command of the secretary of War 'Signed} E. D. TOWNSEND, Assistant Adjutant General. 11. Iu addition to the requirements of General Or Her Nfo. War Department, C. S., it is ordered That all Commissioned Officers and enlisted men of tins command now absent from their respective reci ments, companies, or detachments, ou •.etacliwi ser vice and not on duty within their proper disffict-e he at once relieved from such duty and ordered to ioin their proper commands, unless acting under orders from these Headquarters or superior authority Commanding officers will report by telegraph wbcu this order is fully complied with. 1 u By command of Major Gen. STEKDMAN. (Signed} s. B. HOE, A. A. G. Official: Will, A. Coulter, A. A. G. auglfl HEADQ’RS DEPT OF GEORGIA, > - Office Provost Marshal General./ ( ARDKRS, dated August 3,15«5, to Telegraph Otter- V/ atore and ex-Agents i K 1 Postmasters, Forwarding Merchants, Common Car /ters aud Railroad Agents, are notified that tneywlll not forward or deliver messages, wares and merchan. dize pr mail matter to any person whomsoever within the Department of Georgia, who has not taken the Oath prescribed in the President’s Proclamation of Amnesty, of .May 2!i,l s«o. Any violation of this o« der will be punished by a forfeiture of all ri-ht fe transact business within this Department, by the of lending party, and by fine or imprigomnent By command of Maj, Gen. STEKDMAN * O. GKOSVKNOR, Bvt. Brig. Gen. and Provost Marsha] General. Notice. OFFICE PROVOST MARSHAL, Buil-DIBTBICT OF OiEFCITEK, Savannah, Ga.. August 11,1865* The people of Savannah are hereby notified that an office will be opened at the U. S. Custom House on after the 12th day of August, 1805, where Lieut. k * |k* i.? r , t 0 *' s * Y. V., Assistant Provost Mar .shal, will be on dnty for the purpose of administering to Indies the Amnesty Oath as prescribed by President Johnson's Proclamation of May 2!>th, 1805. (Signed; SAM’L CO WDRY, Capt ana Provost Marshal, anl2«7 Bnb District of Ogeechec. White Sulphur Springs, FLORIDA. A Popular aqd Healthful Resort. THE subscriber is prepared to accommodate Board ers at the above named Springs, situated within twelve milos of Luke City and seven miles from Wel buni Station, on the Jacksonville and Tallahassee Railroad. Stages connect regularly with the trains to convey passengers to the Springs. The Sulphur Springs are noted for the bountiful sup ply or water and Tor Us medicinal virtues, many case) of long standing disease having been affected by their use. Terms adapted to suit the times. aus-dlw&2aw3w W. A. TURNER. 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