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THE SAVANNAH DAILY HERALD. VOL. 1-NO. m. The Savannah Daily Herald (MORNING AND EVENING) • IS PUBMSUKP BY W. MABON Jk CO.. Bay Stkkct. Savannah. Geoboia. * terms: Per Copy.-- -^^o: per Hundred *lO GO. Per ■> « a o yebtisi we: TANARUS« n Dollars per Square ot Ten Lines for first in- An-One Dollar tor each subsequent one. Ad ■ ‘ riisemcnt- inserted in the morning, will, if desired, Aoear in the evening without extra charge. W ,j()B 1-KINTING, ln every style, neatly and promptly done. A STRANGE STORY. „ liable Adventures of on Outcast. ®l”heu-Hrr Fortune and her Slisfor- [From the Chicago Times, Aug. 7.J Many years ago a young German couple embarked from their native shores, to try their fortunes in the new world. An emi <rrant s hip landed them in due time in New Y„ r k Their destination was the West, and thev came to Chicago, where they deter mined to settle,and hoped to be able to earna livelihood, laying something aside for the future. They both applied themselves diiieently, and, by dint of hard and drugging ioil & and the strictest economy, they man ured to lay up yearly a small amount, so that in time they had together saved enough to make them comparatively independent, 'li e years succeeded one another, and in the course of time, thr«e children, two boys and •i airk were given them to gladden their hearts and lighten their labors. When the girl, the youngest child, was a veur old iffc father sickened and died,leaving ; w idow and children enougli to enable them to live in oase and comfort. Time jvissed on and the babe grew up, a beauti u, intelligent girl. The eldest son had just readied man’s estate, and had gone forth to « iiu Ills livelihood, when a second time the dread messenger crossed the threshold, and the mother, whose lender care and good counsel had been lavished upon her chil dren was taken from them, and the two youngest, not able as yet to tread life's stony road unaided, were left without the aid ot j ier advice and admonitions. The dying mother committed the two little ones to the care of a man whom she had considered a ,r o od friend to her, as their guardian, with a Solemn injunction, which he promised to obey that he would care for th#u, and bring them up. Hardly had the grave clos ed over the mother's form, before the poor orphans were made to feel what sort of a protector had been chosen for them. The little children, who, while their mother had lived, had never known a cross word or •; blow, were now daily and hourly made to leel the cruelty of the man .who had promis ed to care for them and raro them in kind ness. The boy was early sent off to earn his living as an apprentice to a tobacconist, while the girl was not only obliged to per form the most menial drudgery, but even subjected to abuse aud punishment. At length the fiendish cruelty of the man Took designing form. He thought of the prop city inherited by the children, and, longing to grasp it as his own, drove the girl, his wu rd lrom his door into the street, not car whither she went or what became ol h ' r . provided she did not return to claim the property which was her own. The little outcast, thus turned upon the world, sought the advice of a lady who had known her parents in former years, and who obtained for her a position m a family as child’s attendant. The child, unaccustomed to duties of thisjcharacter, proved but a poor assistant, and she was obliged to seek place after place. Thus matters went on, the voting girl serving many mistresses in what ever capacity she could make hersell useful, herself -neglected, often scolded, and rarely hearing a kind word addressed to her. bo the young orphan grew up, until a short time ago, and now in her fifteenth year, she was abiuptiy discharged from the situation sue was holding, and turned upon the street. Her worldly effects were few, and, gathering them hastily together into a bundle she Lmu ut forth- Disconsolate, sorrowing, almost I crazed by*tho thought that she had no place a. which she could go, no kind trionds on V. horn -sue could lean for support or protec lion, the outcast wandered about the city, hardly kuowmg or caring whither she went. ! Ttie appearauce of a young girl on the streets ol this great city, with wan, pinched features, aud garments of course, homely texture, is not such an unusual sight as to attract the attention of any humanely-dis posed passer-by, where all is bustle and con fusion. Night Closed over the unfortunate, who, weary and hungry, sat down on the sidewalk on Jackson street, where the thought of her uiter loneliness and destitu tion caused the tears to course freely down her cheeks. It was fast growing dark, when Ia couple ol gaily-dressed young lellows hap- I [iciied along, and, attracted by the sobs ol I tlic idrl, questioned her as to the cause gt I her grief. They urged her to go with them, | where, they said, she could be made eom- I iortable for the night. ,Tlie unsuspecting girl, not thinking anything wrong, was about to comply, when a lady who was passiug, and .heard the proposition which the men hud made, stopped, and informed the girl oi her danger, at the same time ottering her protection until a home could be provided. The girl followed the lady home, aud there, for the first time surrounded by those who would sympathize with her, aud who would nut visit her with abuse, she unfolded the eventful tale of her short fife. Her kind hearted protector, convinced of the truth ot her narrative, from the girl’s' artless and straightforward manner, placed the matter in the hands of the managers ot the Young iff n's Christian Association, ot this city, by whom it was carefully-investigated, and the acts of the girl’s statement substantiated. ii was learned that the girl, whose name s Curutlia Miltonberger,is, conjointly with tier mother,the owner ot two houses in this city, vhich together realize a sum yearly amply ■utficicnt for the support of both brother and ■islet, besides which they are entitled to ■bout (MM), which was willed to them by ■heir mother. Her guardian lives on Michi |in avenue, aud is in circumstances which Should have placed him far above any action Bo law aml base as to defraud the poor or ihan of her pittance. He has been surnmon (l to accoufft for the disposition made by fun of the property of these children. Meau (hile the girl is in good bands. She is at irtseul remaining with a kind lady in. the osi division, who has offered her a place bill herself until a comfortable home shall uve been provided for. The girl is at liberty u choose a guardiapjfor herself, and one more tistbrcd to those" comforts which have so ug been denied her, it is hoped that her fe will hereatler.be happy, Sad AcciiUut »t Baltimore. SJX PERSONS DROWSED. [From the Baltimore American, August 11.1 On Wednesday night, about half-past eight clock, a batteuu containing six persons, n ee men and three women, was run Into, as leced by the steam tug George J. Loane, , t ae harbor, oft' the old shipyard of Messrs, bralmms, or Jenkins’ wharf, near the west id of Thames street, and all the occupants •owned. The men In the batteau were row? t about the harbor for pleasure- The cries = the drowning persons attracted the atten mof Mr. David L. Wheedon and others, ho exerted themselves in an effort to rescue cm but finding it ineffectual, set about to over the bodies. They succeeded in the urse of three hours in recovering the ho ts of three rtf the one named Sum Todd, an inmate of the bouse of Catherine White, on Eastern avenue, near Caroline, and another named Michael McQraw, formerly a runner for John Anderson, of the Hibernia House, on Thames street, near Bond. Tiie body of the female was taken to her former home, aud those of McGraw and the other, who was not recognized, were removed bv Sergeants Crawford and Hand to the Eastern polige station. Coroner Sparklin being no tified, summoned a jury of iuquest, before whom the testimony of several witnesses was given. On the conclusion of the testimony the jury consulted, and soon agreed upon a verdict that the cause of death was by being accident ally run over by the tug Geo. J. Loane from carelessness on the part of those in the small boat. During the morning another was re covered. It was tiiat of a female named Ju lia German, who lived on lkthel street, near Lancaster. Her friends took charge of it for interment. It was ascertained last night that the unknown man who had been interr ed in the morning was Michael M. Fay, liv uig iu South Baltimore. It is stated that he left a family. The bodies of the other two have not yet been recovered. Rice—lts- Froapert« Rmf Culture. [From tlic Charleston Courier.j Rice has heretofore been one of our prin cipal products. The swamp lands, not sub ject to salt or freshets, were admirably suited for its cultivation to great perfection. This crop furnished a large source of revenue and wealth. Accidentally inti oduced in the year IG9H, it was first tried as an experiment, and this proving successful, it finally became one of our chief exports. It appears that a small vessel on her way troiu the Island of Mada gascar to Great Britain, touched about that period off this harbor. Thomas Smith, who was the Landgrave of the Colony, paying a visit to the brigantine, was presented with a bag of seed rice, which be was informed had been grown with great success in the East, iuul was much used as an article of food. The Western part of the city was then marshy, and traversed by creeks. It was there that a small patch was planted, aud from this beginning it became more and more cultivated, it was scarcely inferior to cotton in extent and value. Landgrave Smith left numerous descendants, and in reference to this, Dr. David Ramsay in his history of the State, quaintly remarks that “ there is an evident fitness that the founder of so numer ous a progeny should be the introducer of rice, which of ail known grains is best cal culated for the support of an extensive popu lation.” We insert below the views of the North Carolina Advertiser, as to the prospects of its future culture. Oue thing is evident, the lands at the South must be made to yield their fruits. The proprietors canuot afford to allow them to be idle or go to waste, aud if one kind of labor will not consent to or ganized aud effective toil, another must be obtained. The following are the remarks of our cotemporary: As we to-day offer a valuable rice planta tion on the Cape Fear for sale, and hope to have others to offer iu future, a few observa tions on the subject of rice and its culture may not be amiss. Those who have not had their attention es pecially called to the matter will be surprised by tlic statement, that, take the world over, rice is the most important article of food used by the human family. It is certainly ot more ifciiversal use than any other; for the tables of the commercial statistician in form us that it is the chief food of at least one-third of our race: As much cannot be said of Either wheat, Indian corn, or the po tato. The millions of China, India, aud oth er parts of Central and Southern Asia, may almost be said to subsist upon rice ; and in the stately residences of tu.e rich, and the cottages of the poor, in Europe and America, and in the huts of the savage of Africa, it ranks with wtieat and ludian corn. Rice is uot a native of America, but was introduced intp Virginia about the middle, and into South Carolina near the end, of the 17th century ; and yet there is this remark able about the plant, tiiat it grows to greater perfection, if not more luxuriantly, in this country than iu Asia or Africa, which con tend for the honor of having given it to the world. At the great industrial exhibition iu Kondou, a few years ago, among the hun dreds of varieties exhibited, the Carolina rice received a prize, the grain being pro nounced “magnificent in size, color aud clearness.” It is produced to some extent in nearly all the Southern States of the Union, but to most advantage, as respects quality' and quantity, iu the Cape Fear region of this State, Carolina and in Georgia.— South (Nn-ollna stands pre-eminent as the rice-growing State, three-fourths of all the .rice raised iu the United States being the product of’ htir soil; but we much doubt whether any pait of that State is better suited to its culture than those counties of our State that lie on the lower waters of the Cape Fear. In fact, in soil, facilities for ir rigation and other important respects, this portion of North! Carolina is very similar to the rice-growing districts of South Carolina. Low, swampy lauds which lie so conven iently to tlte rivers and cjpeks that skirt them, that they can he kept under water for a considerable portion of the year, can alone be properly said to be adapted 10 dte culture of ricp, for though there is a species that grows like wheat iu tlte uplands of this and other Southern States, it hardly yields a fourth of what is produced upon lantl capa ble of irrigation. The yield per acre ou good rice land varies from twenty-five to fifty bushels, and under the most fay oi able circumstances it lias reach ed its high .as ninety bushels. bushel of cleaned rice' contains from forty-five to forty eight pounds, and the price per pound betore the war was generally about ff 1-2 cents. It will, therefore, appear, upon calculation, that a good rice farm Will pay its owner from 0 to .fi7s per acre, annually. There are tew cot ton and tobacco planters -that can say more for theii’ iafids. We hardly thiufc it qopessary to say tfiat we canuot subscribe to the dogma of some, thftt rice can he cultivated sncceastuliy only by slave labor. Tho Anglo-Saxon ageuts of tlte Fast India Company have lived and grown rich amid the jungles of the (Janges and In dus, and surely we can rind no raofc un healthy section of country in this land of ours, upou which nature has so lavished her favors. The freed negro, too, will for some years linger near the home of his childhood and youth, though that childhood and youth were passed in slavery, and necessity will drive him to work, aud lie will find labor in the rice fields more remunerative than aim’ other of which bo is capable, lfice will corf tinuc to be grown, and grown profitably to Us cultivator, as long as so many of our race demand it for their subsistence. The Tennessee Election. —Nash ville, Aug. ll.—'The Press and '{lines of this mor ning publish the following : ’The representatives elect in the respec tive district are as follows : N. G. Taylor, Upper East Tennessee, almost certainty; -Knoxville Distiict, Horace Maynard ; Asa Faulkner over Stokes in the Chattanooga District; Nashville. \y. B. Campbell; Clarksville, j). R. Thomas; \y est Tenucs seee, Col Hawkins over Etherage. Faulk ner, ivao, wo fear, is elected over Stokes, will vote with Goveroy Campbell and Mr. 1 liomas, if they get a chance to vote at all. Maynard and flawkins can be depended on as supporters ot a liberal national policy, and we hope also Taylor. Dr. Lelt wich is also reported to be a good Union ra&u. The cluiuccs ot the tul mission ot our delegates are not yery ffatttering. The Uuiou isatys Colonel Hawkins is un doubtedly elected. His majority, as far as heard txom, is 1,719. SAVANNAH, GEORGIA, FRIDAY, AUGUST 18, 1865. Different Doits of People Hint Viiiit Dnra toga. (Correspondence Boston Post.) Husband bunting is sometimes supposed to be the object of every matron who comes here accompanied by marriageable daughters. For tlic in<wt part this is hut a vulgar sus picion, originating in the vulgar minds ot gossips who are themselves capable of what ever social indecency they suspect in others. Indeed, it is the husband hunter, whether for herseli or her protege, who is commouly the first to insinuate that Madam Blank lias matrimonial designs upon the opulent bache lor to whom she passed the cream pitcher at breakfast. Doubtless there are managing mammas who visit Saratoga for other pur poses than merely to drink congress watt r at the fountain, and exhibit themselves and their elegant turn-outs iu [be customary drive that leads to Ihe lake and au appetite for fried potatoes iu the ouly hotel where they know how to cook them.' It is not dif ficult to distinguish people of this class when one has seen them here for seveial conse cutive seasons. “For Liverpool aud a market,” are the words you kuow, in the ship’s manifest when the master intends to'keep sailing about from port to port until lie finds a buyer for bis valuable cargo. ‘For Saratoga and a uiarket, is the destination of many a mercenary mother from New York, or Baltimore, or Boston, who with her precious freight ol maiden charms, makes her first landing here, only to find, after a week’s observation, that it may be worth her while to touch at.lhe White Mountains, whence she goes, perhaps, to get a wet blanket tor her hopes at New port, and at length chill her aspirations in the spray of Niagara. “I know one woman” said my friend Nick, an liabitue of Saratoga, who will never be so absurd as to look to the future for his fortieth birthday—“l know au old lady who lias cruised about in this way lor the last dozen years. Wine, you know, improves with voyaging ; but it is uot so with women as a general tuiug, and the result is that her three daughters— mn/ines virghutlissimue— there they come at this momeiit—have been a good deal damaged, as you sue, (for they were rather pretty once) by the wind and weather encountered in all these weary years of navigation toward the haven of matri mony which how seems farther off than ever. " I hardly know whether it is more amusing or melancholy to look at the belles of six or seven years ago, who come back every sea son, partly, I suppose, by lorce of habit, and • partly trow sympathy with the scenes of ioriner triumphs—only (o find that new beauties are dancing with old beaux, who now scarcely recognize in the sharp features .and withered forms, or in the triple chins and expanded waists, the dainty damsels whose lithe figures and chariniug tow-wires were the envy of their own sex aud the admiration of the other. Alas! some of them have been spoiled by wedlock, aud some for the lack of it.. Others by fiina'ions more numerous than discreet have sullied their good names, and are less respected than they guess, either by 1 their owu or the more indulgent sex. This is not always quite just, hut'it is inevitable. Sometimes, however, suspicion was better warranted than the unscrupulous critic knew ; and while the scandal-mongers meant only injury they w T ere unwittingly telling the truth. Their presence here—l mean the de cayed belles with decayed reputations—very forcibly reminds one of certain court ladies with similar antecedents, ot whom the great English satirist says: From room to room the ghosts of beauty glide, Ami haunt the plates where their honor died.” There is still another class who visit Sara toga with strategetieal purposes, who might fie designated as wife-hunters, ouly that the woman is a matter of quite secondary inter est. It is not Cailebs in search of a wife, but Cielebs in qqest of a fortune—larger or less; the possible wile being regarded merely as a mortgage upon the estate. These fellows, alw'ays independent and often clever, some times impose -upon weak mammas aud even susceptible maidens. Doubtless, pleasant acquaintanceships are otten made between worthy people at the fashionable summer resorts, which, after the probation of a subsequent intimacy, result in marriages as felicitous as imy iu the world. But I think it way be set down as a rule, with no important exceptions, that no sensi ble man, who deserves to have a good wife,, ever seeks her iu a bail room or in the salons ol a popular watering place. Iu the career of mere adventurers of both sexes there is now aud then an instance of poetical justice fully equal to the example which one so much admires iu the inventions of the bards and dramatists. We had a case of this sort at Saratoga two’ seasons ago. Suppressing the real qames, now, happily for the parties, to be (blind only iu the news papers of the time, it is sufficient to relate that Mr. Impecunious Brown and Miss Im pecunia Jones fell mutually in love at re markable short notice— that is, each became suddenly enamored of the other’s putative pecuniary attractions. Both being, for ob vious reasons, in a burry quite too bewilder ing to permit ,a nice examination of title deeds, they found themselves married and half through their wedding tour before they discovered that they had beeu mutually im posed upon. The general verdict of “Served ’em right” was a poor consolation to the un happy parties whose DfUtuai recriminations were as diverting to' their neighbors as tlic alliance was distressing to themselves. There are a good many fashionable turn outs to be seen at ibe lashionable hour for driving—any time after dinner—but the most remarkable affair is a low-set wagon, with a willow frame very gqily upholstered, drawn by two splendid horSes, which are driven by a lady. Au original, or rather aboriginal, feature of'the establishment..is the presence in the footman's chair of a small savage—“a pretty liuie lnuiau ’—(like ihe one belonging to John Grown in tiie ballad) —borrowed for the season lrom a neighboring encampment. A letter from Syria to the Christian Intel ligencer, dated July Bth, speaks of the cholera iu Alexandria as coufmed priucipal ly to the pauper classes as follows : Iu that city of three huudred thousand in habitants, about l\yo huudred die daily qf this disease—principally among the poor wretches who so largely stock that city, and who hare no choice of nomo or food, but at best are just able to support life, and find a cellar or bole iu which to live and sleep.— These, too, are compelled to drink the water of the Kile uufiltured, and which, owing to the extreme, unusual lowness of the river nas been Very muddy aqd wretched of late, enough to breed sickuess from its miasma, even was there no nebossity to diink It iu its filthy state. The disease first showed itselt in the region of Mecca, where it raged with awful violence, and the pilgrims who return ed alive from thence to Alexandria, were at OUce tfdmilied to the city against the protests ot all the foreign consuls, but, tbe Govern ment replied, “The holy pilgrims should never be quarantined,’' and "the result is Egypt is fjilfed with the plague. Army I{ation.— Tfie Commissary General of Subsistence has issued an order di recting otliceisoltbe Subsistence Department to issue molasses in lieu of sugar to troops, when desired by them, and to others draw ing rations, when economy Enquires it. Until further orders, two gallons of molasses will bo issued as equal in money value to fifteen pounds of sugar, and in that propor tion for less quantities^ —A mirth of solid petroleum has been dis covered in Western Virginia. The vein varies iu depth from fifty inches to two hun dred and fifty feet. A ton of the ore yields about 170 gatioas ot pure oil. T!i<‘ Peaceful TrmlratcicK of Despotism. [From llie Louisville Journal.) Ever and anon we arc regaled with the de lightful assurances of ( the peaceful nature and happy tendencies ot the one-man power. The advocates of the divine right of the regal few to rule wrongly have boasted long and loud of the efficacy of their system as a great pacificator. The people so fortunate and blessed as to live under that kind of government are sure to have law aud order, we are tohl t if nothing else. Despotism, whatever other defects and vices may belong to iu secures its subjects, we are informed, against tumults aud popular commotions. And this has been drilled into us so long and oracularly by the lords of the intellect across the water, to whom wc have been in the habit of deferring, that we have almost taken it for granted, have almost yielded our assent to it. Republicanism confere many beuefits and has many virtues, wo have been iu thciiabit of saying to ourselves, but for law and order, tor stability and peace, des potism, at least monarchy, must take the palm. Aud yet a greater fallacy never entered the brain of any r autocrat. The history ot regalism is a record of perpetual revolutions, desperate, bloody, brutalizing. Tlic tbrone’has been established upon human skulls, and the first thought of him that has set upon it has ever been of conspiracies, popular uprisings, discontent, the mutterings ot war and revolution. When have the kingly governments of Europe, those law aud-ordcr concerns, been at peace for a score of years at a time 't If the divine gentleman lias not been engaged in fighting his own subjects lor the continued and peace ful possession of bis velvet chair and rich living, he has usually been “pitching into” his royal brother for some fanciful or real grievance. When our late troubles began, the legiti mists chuckled with delight, and exclaimed, with an air of profound self satistaction and oracular wisdom, “Ah! did not we tell you so ? See how this boasted model republic is bursting up! Nothing like our divine system lor order.” Why, you sapient noodles, when has your system in auy country existed through the best part of a century without civil convulsions, not to speak of foreign wars ? When has any regal government ex isted without a ripple upon its surface as long as our government did without oue up to I860? Because we have bad a civil war of four years in the eighty-nine years of our political existence, Despotism puts on airs ■ and plumes itself upon its superiority to re publicanism to maintain order and keep the peace. That is cool. The history of the best, most stable, and Miliglttencd of -all re gal governments—we mean, of course, Great ilritaine-ie, up to the revolution, 1688, little more than successive accounts of ttie con stant and bloody struggles of contending as pirants to power. The experience of hun dreds of years, with the regal system, was uot able to protect die country from internal convulsions. How, indeed, could it when, as frequently happened, the recipient of power through the principle of descent or inheri tance might be a monster of iniquity or au incurably stupid blockhead, and when there was no way to get rid ot him except through revqhition ? With us, if the worst man in the ebuntry obtains power, his career is ne cessarily short. In lour years he goes out of olttcc by virtue of the regular operations of governmental machinery with no more vio lence or noise than is made by the dropping of •‘The ballot that domes ilown.as still As snow-hates fall upon the sod, And executes a freeman’s will • As lightnings do tile voice of God.” If we get a remarkably wise and good man for President, we can keep him in office through the process of re-election as long as we please—though the custom has beeu trow the example of Washington never to re-elect but oucc. If we get a bail mau, we have an easy and natural way of ridding ourselves of him, and while he is in office even he is so hedged round by constitutional chocks and safeguards that lie cannot, inordinary times, do much harm if he is disjiosed to. In the nature of the case, therefore, how much superior our system is over the regal system, how absurd is the idea of some wellr'incan ing men even in (his country that because our form of government jha9 uot been able absolutely to secure us against domestic com motions, it is u failure, and that, therefore, we may be compelled, after all, to fail back upou the old order of brute force, und the diviue right of kings, as though that were any better or as good. With the exception of England—aud tiiat country can hardly be called an exception—war has beeu the rule aud peace tlje exeption wilh the loyal gov ernments of Europe from the days ot L’aisar’s conquest of Gaul to the present, hour. Fire and the sword, tfie* tramp of armies, pesti lence and plunder have desolated anddeci mated the continent from century to cen tury, and all the while this boasted prin ciple of legitimacy, ot pe’ace and order has been in vigorous aud ceaseless opera tion; at least the exceptions haye beeu so few' aud uniniportaut as to be unworthy ot notice in the long catalogue of events. And the principle does’nl scum to improve any with the lapse oi time. France has had in ternal peace only about a dozen years, while iter foreigu wars have scarcely ever ceased lor a moment. How much longer she will be able to keen peace at borne remains to bti seen. Not u great while perhaps, if Louis Napoleon should happen to die from natural causes or should be assassinated, there might be sights iu France from which civilization would, turn away aud hide her lace. And even without either of these events, when the tkwi-wowl' women of Paris are in the as cendant, it is about time for another revolu tion—about time, as some writer remarks, “ for France to be ashamed.” Republican gpverqqiuu* W uot perfect con fosaediy because nothing human or that ex ists through human agency is; but despotism or its atly, constitutional monarchy, ought, surely, in comparison, and ia view of the truth of history, to haqg its polluted, gory, and .disgusting head fpr shame. When it secures tranquillity and order for uuy con siderable length of time othepwjse thau qy creating it solffude and caijjug (hat peace, it will be (ime enough’ for its advocates to preach to n’s about Its peculiar virtues, or to descant upou the imperfections of our system. Emigration to thk We5t.—6,1*65.75 acres were last month taken up for actual settle ment under ihj) Homestead Law,, at Saint Peter’s, Minnesota. Ju the same mouth at that office cash sales were made of Winne bago laiids amounting to $7, JH, besides sales to the amount of .■s!,()■to.2s of other lands made at. the same office. Match Against Time on Fy*ii(OnCui iue.— A match against tirqe tor S3(X) came off on Friday morning on the Fashion Course. Young Morgan,' of Weatbury, Long Island, of one thousand three hundred pounds weight, being matched to trot one mile iu *SO, carrying wagon and driver—three huudred pounds. The mile was made in *4(11-| —A slave ship manned wholly by Arabs and having on board 289 negroes, was captured last May near Zanzibar, on the cast coast of Africa, by the British war steamer Wasp. Three of the Arabs weie killed in the fight which took place while tbe Wasp lost one killed and oleveu wounded. 8 In Bedford, 0,., on Tuesday, Dr. J. W. Hughes shot and killed a woman named Fanny Parsons, whom he had persuaded to" marry him becase she refused to live with him when she found he had another wife living. When arrested he declared that be w« glad tint lie bed killed the woman, j PRY conns and clothing. H. A TOPHAM, 138 CongrcM* Street, Savannah, Georgia. NO. T MERCHANTS’ ROW, HILTON II It AIL CALLS the attention of Wholesale and Retail pur chasers to hi* superior Stock of MILITARY, NAVAL and CITIZENS' CLOTHING, BOOTS, SHOES, REGULATION HATS, CAPS, and „ GENTS’ FURNISHING GOODS, For Pale at the Lowest Market price. Additions to the Stock received by every Steamer from New York. JaM-tt Carhart, Wliitford & €©., Manufacturer* anil Wholesale Dealer* in READY MADE CLOTHINC, 331 and 333 Broadway, ook. Worth Street. NEW YORK. T. F. Carhart, | llknky Shafkb, Wm. U. WiHTFORn, I A. T. Hamilton, J. B, Van Waoenkn. Office of Payaii Sc Carhart in liquidation. jyC 3m NEW GOODS. | CASE MERRIMACK CALICOES 1 1 case Sprague’s Calicoes Colored Mourning Delaines 4-4 Bleached Long Cloths 5-4,10-4 and Suettings * Ladies' Sun Umbrellas Ladies' aud Gents’ Linen Cambric Hankerchiefs Irish Linens and Huck Towels Gents’ and Youth’s Soft Hats Magic Ruffling, &c., <fcc. Just received by huO-C DkWITT & MORGAN. RIDDELL & MURDOCK, Wholesale amt Hit ail Dealers In SUTLERS’ AND NAVAL STOKES, DRY GOODS, BOOTS AND SHOES, HATS AND CAPS, Gkntlrmen'b Furnishing Goods, &0., No. 5 Merchants’ Row, Hilton Head, S. C., W. O. RIDDELL. fjnl3-tfl H. J. MURDOCK. STEELE A BURBANK, ~ 11 Merchant* Row, Hilton Head, So. fa. CALL the attention of Wholesale and Retail pur chaser* to their superior stock of MILITARY AND NAVAL CLOTHING, AND FURNISHING' GOODS, Watches, Clocks, Fancy Goods, Jewelry, arid Plated Ware,Bworda, Sashes, Belts. KmbroiUoriee,Boots,Caua Field Glasses, Gauntlets Gloves, Ac., Ac., Ac. THE NEW SK IRT FOR 18«5. AWONDEIIFUL invention for ladies. Unquestion ably superior to all others. Don't fail to read the advertisement iu the .Savannah Herald containing toll particulars every Saturday morning. jytl itaw3m PROFESSIONAL CAROS. W|.' P. MULLER, CIVIL ENGINEER AND ARCHITECT. Agent for Uie Sale of Lauds. Will give strict atten tion to Surveying, furnishing Plans lor aud Superin tending buildings, ail kinds Machinery, Ac. Office, Sorrel's building, next to Gas Office. Jjrt lm DENTISTRY. DU F. Y. CLAKK.K, DaaTiar, would inform his. Iriende und the public Inal h . has returned to the cuy and resumed the practice of his profession. auto « NOTICE. THE undersigned have resumed the practice of Law at their lornier office, over the Merchants' and Planters' bank, on Bryan street. ' LAW A LOVELL. August 14 th, 1805. ti auto I. C. FEATHER, M. D., Office, 18 1-2 Hlerohants’ Bow, HILTON HEAD, S. C. ju29 2m C. S. BUNDY, <3r on o r a 1 A. gout AND ATTORNEY FOR CLAIMS, No. 24T F Htbert, Betwken 13m and 14tu SliiKtiTS, (Near Pay Department,) Wasliingtoii, 33 . o. just* tt LIMBER. To Timber Cutters, UNUXBWLNEU WILL PURCHASE IN LOTS, As Tuby Akbivb, Hard Pine Timber, AND Hewn Shipping Timber. W. A. BEARD, jylo eodlm 164 Congress street. fowle & qa, NO, 70 KHOAinVAY,” NKW YORK. (Formerly of Alexandria, Va,) IMPORTER'S OF RAILROAD IRONj sap, IN RAILROAD SECURITIES AND RAILROAD SUPPLIES OF EVERY DESCRIPTION. Are prepared to contract JUi the delivery of Rails cither £ o. b. in W ales or ex-ship at any desired Port. julO . ' lm PIONEER SAW MILL. WK most respectfully announce to the citizens of Savannah and others requiring LtTMBRft, that our new Ba\v Mill at the loot ot Zubly street, near the baviinnah and OgccchOe Canal in completed. Y\'e 4re now prepared to saw aud furnish Lumber ip lar-'e or small quantities to suit und respect ally solicit a share of public patronage. Vye will pur chase TlAfltivii as It arrives in this mar Hot. ,iy3ytr & aukwrigiit. haces, Drugs, Medicines, and Chemicals. . A choice selection of DItUGb, MEDICINES, CHEMICALS, PATENT.MEDf Cl NBS and TRUSSES, LANDED HO* NSW YORK, Apotbecar.ei, Floater*, and tradi re from the Interi or, umi lie supplied at the shortest notice, 1 can warrant ever, article ire l>efnj» pure. A large quantity of European LEECHES, finest quality. All the Patont Medicine* extant on hand. One hundred cu*e* Jacobs’ Dysenteric Cordial. AIT. WILL BE BOLD LOW FO CASH, WHOLESALE AND EITAIL. ATAFOTBECABIEB’ ff {(, L, Comer Broughton and Barnard streets. N> B.—Fresh Garden Seed*. „ WALSH, jnlii-Sm Proprietor. THOIS. W- HKOOKS ;-w MANUFACTURER OF FURNITURE AND CENERAL UPHOLSTERY, SS4 Dock Street, Philadelphia, Pa. OHBBIW sent by Mail aU financial. The Savannah National Bank —is now PREPARED FOR BUBINRBS, AT TUB BANKING HOUSJS, IN THE EXCHANGE. Deposits and Paper for Collection received. BUI* on Northern Cities purchased. Checks on New York famished. ts C. NORVELU President. * JACOB SPIVEY, Cashier. dibiotois: L. G Nobtell, I Fbamcis Sorbiu l, Nob as A. H asi>ki, I J. *V. Latubop, i -- Kbwim. HENRY S. FITCH, Notary and Solicitor. Savannah, 26th June, IS6S. TREASURY DEPARTMENT, 1 Omoß or CourTaoi.r-au or tuk Ccrsknot, V Washington, June 10th, 1806. I Wubbbas, By satisfactory evidence presented to the undersigned, It has been made to appear that “Tub Satannau National Bank,” in the City of Savannah, in the County of Chatham, and State of Georgia, baa been duly organised under and according to the re quirements of the Act of Congress entitled ” An Act to provide a National Currency, secured by a pledge of United State* honffs, and to provide for the circulation and redemption thereof," approved Jnne 3, 1864, and has complied with all the provisions of said Act re quired to be complied with before commencing the business of Banking under said Act: Now, therefore, I, Freeman Clarke, Comptroller of the Currency, do hereby certify that “Tn* Savannah National JUnk,” In the City of Savannah, in the County of Chatham, and State of Georgia, ia author ised to commence the business of Banking under the Act aforesaid. In testimony whereof, witness my hand and seal of office, this loth day or Jnne, ISGS. .. . FREEMAN CLARKE. 1 , '.l**®--I „ Comptroller of the Currency. iu2« 2mos QtTOTATIOKra For Southern Bunk Note*. banking house j— or MANNING & DE FOREST, 1» W-VIX STREET, NEW YORK. V1R«1»U, Bank of Berkeley s., BAT Tn - Commerce. Frederlikaburg! I, “ Charleston, Charleston....., the Commonwealth...... if ‘ Howardsvljla “ Old llltuinion £ “ the Valley •••-•...ai “ Virginia “ Winchester Central Bank ot Virginia . if Corporation of Alexandria ’. Danville Bank, Danville .< - V Jr Exchange BankofVa., Norfolk.'.”’.' Farmers' Bank of Ffucastle „ “ . _ “ Richmond in Merchants'Bank, Lynchburg Monticello Bank “ 'J® Northwestern Bant at Jeffsrsonvllto”''T Southwestern Bank, Wythesville* i! Traders’ Bank. Hukmouff ! *.7.’.’.’.’ “’;;;;;;;;“ NORTH CAROLINA. Bank of Cape Fear. - ' " Charlotte “ Clarendon ■ “ Committee , “ Fayettevi He „ 15 “ Lexington. " North Carolina. “ Wadeaborough " Washington 26 *' Wilmington.. /•■ ■2o “ Vmiccvllle,!V Commercial Bank, Wilmington” Farmer*' Hank of North Carolina Merchants' Bank, Newbcru SOUTH CAROLINA Bank of Camden '• Clmrlemon . “ Chester ' • .16 “ Georgetown...." .to “ Hamburg......".'.'”' “ Newbury... “ South Carolina, , ”",".'.’ v.'.v.v.*.;:::;;':; :!! Farmer*' and Exchange Merchants’, Cfieraw. .12 People's Bank. Planters' •> ttw *"*• • '• v '■ •" State Bank Union Bank ’; * * *]’*.* 1« o boro IA . Bank of Company.... „ “ Athens ....<.14 “ Columbus ‘ Commerce “ Fulton j'IV “ Empire State .””” “ Middle Georgia J* “ Savannah so Bank of State of Georola . central Kailtoad Barrituy Com,am- & Citvßarifc W Augusta.. ... “•'« Farmers' and Mechanic* • w..... SO SSMET! :i» Mechanics’ 8ank..*.... * 16 Merchants' ", . •••■•** Merchant* uid Planters’ Bank 77 Planter* 1 Brink Timber Cutters' Bank.... ’ i ,14 Union “ .to IS ALABAMA. Upnkof M0bi1e...., “ Montgomery ■' “ Bel*mi. Commercial Bank... Central « ......”7. £ Krrstornßank £ Northern ** Southern “ TENNEg^s, Bank bf Chattanooga * “ Memphia, I’ j* “ Middle Tennessee ........... “ Tennessee, 55 “ West Tennessee.. City Bank of Nashville * I? Commerciul Bank , ‘ S Merchants’ “ * _ Ococe « Planters’ •• Bout hern “ ShelbyviUe' “ 5!! Trader*’ Uuiou “ LOUISIANA. Bank of America Lonlsiana ?? Canal Bank *® Citiaens’ Bank Crescent City J* Louistana State Bank Mechanics’ and Traders’ Bank. V ‘ [2* Merchants’ >. Southern •» »0 Union m ho New Orleans City Scrip vi T | 1 i . BOSDB As © «#OFO»I. N%52* to 60 S Carolina “ >• %S2L, « : MempbisCity “ •• Augusta, Ua. “ <• ~ J, Savannah a* SBawsaaate^ Coupons.’.’"" ”ss | fr^J*wT4j >ndß “* bonsh, WiU * Con b on »melsded b“ d must be oft He Issue before the war, and "Wepa> the above rate. In United States Legal Ten der Notes, or lu Gold Coin at market rates, if desired PRICE. 5 CENTS _ fwischl. -- EINSTEIN, ’• ROSENFELD & Cos., Bankers’, No. 8 Broad^treet, New You*. Wc draw fit sight, and at jflcty days, on London, Paris, pßAVv?orr, and alf other principal ciS!ics of Europe. Parties opening current accounts, may deposit and draw at their convenience, the same as with the City Banks, srnj will be allowed interest on all balances over One Thousand Dollars, at the rare of four pgr cent, per annum. Ofdeft for the purchase or sale of various issues of Government and other Stocks, Ponds, and Gold, executed on ConimtNsinn. Manning & DeFortst, JANKERS AND BROKERS. No. It* Wall Street, New York, Doalera in Goldy Silver, Foreign Exchange and Government Securities. GIVE special attention to the purchase and sale of Virginia, North Carolina, South- Carolina, Geor gia Alabama, New Orleans and Tennessee Bank notes. Southern States Bonds and Coupons, Railroad Bonds and Coupons, Interest allowed on deposits. jyli-3m EffllGE WANTED. WANTED, FIRST CLASS EXCHANGE ON NEW YOKE fiy thomas pepper, “ nl2 - 3 116 Congress street. DON’T TRADE FOR THAT DUE BILL. ALL person* are hereby notified not to trade for a Ditt- Bill given by me to E. G. Wilson and paya ble to hia order lor two hundred and forty dollar* and twenty cent*, a* *aid Due Bill has been paid by mo long *ince. The due bill is dated February loth, ISitk anH-3 WM. SWOLL. IVSI’RAME. ' INSURANCE. Authorized Capital-$10,400,‘h00. CHARLES L. COLBY A CO. arc prepared to take Murine Kisk* to any domeutic or foreign port, and Fire Risk* m this ety in the following named first class New York Companies AT THE LOWEST RATES. COLUMBIAN MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY ....’ 1 .$6,000,000 MORRIS FIRE AND INLAND INSUR ANCE COMPANY 5,000,000 OMMEIt CB EIRE INSURANCE COMPY.. *OO,OOO STANDARD FIRE INSURANCE COMP-Y.. 200,000 Office In Jones' Block, cor. Bay and Abercorn sts. Branch Office, corner Drayton and Bryan streets. auto ts THE Underwriters’ Agency Os New York, CASH ASSETS, Three Million Dollars, ISSUE POLICIES OF Fire & Marine Insurance Made payable in GOLD or CURRENCY. Negotiable and Bankable CERTIFICATES OF INSURANCE aas ISSUED BV THIS ASSOCIATION. J. T. THOMAS a> CO., anll-eodlm lit Bay strroet IS YOUR LIFE ! THIS is an Important question v.-., ma „ important also for every wife and mother, as it affects their future welfare. SEE TO IT AT ONCE. DO NOT DELAY. The “Knickerbocker Use Idsnrance” of New York will inmireyoo at the usual rates in any sum from *too iffitMMtti. They also issue the favorite TEN Year NON-FOItFUrrUKK Policies, and will alter two yemrS payment give a full paid np Policy for Two Tenths the whole sum, aud Three Years Three Tenths, aial <a on. Thu* a Policy of $l«,ooo. Two PremtomTpald upon it will be entitled to a paid up Policy of *2 ooo* and five years five-tenths for every additional veajr For further iuformatioß apply to 1 A. WILBUR, Agent At the office Os the Home Insurance (jo . l n ' jT Bt> Bay st,. Savannah, Ga. THE NEW ENGLAND MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, ° F Boston. PURELY MUTUAL. of , oldest ftnd 1)881 Companies in taken hitherto™ *“ an> ttmoUnt up to '* l6 ' ouo m ■ TJ* Policies of these Companies wore not cancelled $525* u, 5 Wttr u j*fh heard l'r.rm—a tact which shews iffie re 1 * U s K^l d ' lct * rni ! m t tiou bejust and houor at)ie in an case*. Apply to —J2*L—— A. WILBUR, Agent •Hay and Cow Peas. 24 bales beet Northern HAY, 2ft sacks CONN' PEAS, In store and f«r sale by • anl . o kl' GUILaURTIN & (X)., aM * * No. 148 Bay street. NOTICE. OFFICE COMMISSARY OF SUBSISTENCE,! Savannah, Ua., August Ist, ISW. / Sealed proposals.to furnish this post with eix thon -B&na pounds of Fresh Beef per week, Jer three uoutlu. commencing September Ist, and ending December let, ls«s, will be received at this Office nntu Tuesday, An- 1 gust lath, 18S8, at 12 o’cloca noon, when they will In# opened in public. The Heel to ne furnished on days to be by the Commissary, and to be of good and marketable* quality—dressed in equal proportion of fore and hind quarters, excluding necks, shanks and kidney taliow Persons submitting proposals will state the averaira net weight, quality, Sc., of the Beef they proposeto famish. Proposals will be subject to the approval of the Com missary General of Subafatcm*. HBNRY R. SIBLEY, aol-tIS Capt. and C. 8. u. Tol*. C IDE R BrTa~ND~y7 000 OAUASNB, hom on* to five yoara old.— Samples of each sent by Express, with li of prices. Also, m cases of one and two\toJS„.