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THE SAY AMAH DAILY HERALD. VOL. 1-NO. 186. 3 Savannah Daily Herald fMORNING AND EVENING} IS PCBUaaKD »T e . w. MASON A CO.. t Ul Bat Stutt, Satakjiab, Uxosotx. txbns: Five Cent*. BOW:"! . *3 60 | *i« <*. ADTIBTIBIHe: rv'iara per Square of Ten Lines for first in- Crae Dollar for each subsequent one Ad _ 1 • ” ts inserted In the morning, will, If desired, in the evening without extra charge. ■ jOB PBINTIN CS, style, neatly and promptly done. ETwaK I> SOUTH AMERICA. Itional Details of the BTevel Battle oa . the Parana. K losses on both sides. ELre«s of the Paraguayan Inea- Fj sion of Southern Brazil. Ut iSl.ie PROSPERITY OF BCENOB AYRES. INFLUX OF GOLD FROM EUROPE. |jL e American Account. ■ &C., &c. t &e. gM. i_ues correspondence of the N. Y. Herald.] Bcksos Atrbs. June 26, 1865. ft greatest naval battle ever fought in 101 l America took place on June 11, be tgft the Brazilian and Paraguayan fleets, river Parana, some two hundred lea tftinland, and about three league* below ifti'y of Corrientes. In the present war jKI Uruguay and the Argentine Confed jX> Q are allied against Paraguay. Brazil strongest naval power among the allies, 3Eas to light the navy of Paraguay nearly .(Haiie alone. the Uth inst. the Paraguayan fleet down the river, offering battles. They S position under one of their own bat jKg mounting forty rifled cannon. The ■Eguavan fleet caiTied a boarding crew of ■o men, and the battery was manned by ■o soldiers. Brazilian force consisted of nine gun- The battle began at half-past nine K, and lasted till six p. m., with varying Ltime to either belligerent. Both sides Sight with terrible pertinacity. At one three vessels attacked the principal steamer, and her flag was already Htvn, her neck nearly covered with the Girding crew, the helm in possession of a ftragayan. while another was about to run ft the conqueror's flag, when the crew ral ■i| and regained possession of the vessel. Hlne result shows the Brazilian loss to be He steamer, driven aground under tbe bat- B v and aestroyed, and three hundred killed Hd wounded, of whom nineteen were of- ftc<: - The Paraguayans lost one thousand efeht hundred in killed, wounded and pris- Her 9, four of their steamers and five floating The remainder of the fleet re- Keatcd to tbe fortress of Humatal. The ftws created the wildest excitement all along fte liver and through all the borders of the Dies. It leaves the Brazilians easy masters B the river, and hence will shorten the war. IH Since the last mail there has been nothing tiportant occurring on land. It Is mid inter and unusually cold, and most of the eparations had to be hastily made for arm l and equippiug. These things are pro cessing well. Gen. Mitre, the president of St Confederation, left last week to take the Ates command of the army, as he is Com- Bander-in-Chief of the allied forces on the Argentine soil. [ Tbe Paraguayans have crossed the Uru !iay river into Southern Brazil, and have ken the first town, San Boria. It was de nded by about two thousand men, who fled •fore fifteen thousand. Near Corrientes ie Paiaguayan force, of some eighteen ousand, is marching towards the interior that province, as if aiming also at South n Brazil. They claim that they have a re serve of twenty thousand men at the fortress ot Humatai. The general opinion is that the Paraguay ins are half savages. They do generally re lemble the native Indians in color, and they ire like them also in the simplicity and indo lence of their mode of life ; but tbus far the war has been marked witb great humanity. The utmost attention is paid to prisoners and wounded, and private plunder is strictly for bidden. They seem to be striving to imitate the discipline and kindness of tbe armies of the Uuited States. We scarcely feel any of /the detrimental effects of the war in this licity. The war has brought activity and life jio many circles. Large numbers of sewing "machines have been sold, and hundreds of them are at work. Goods of certain kinds have been completely swept from the market iby the new demands. Produce from the in terior is arriving in large quantities. Only Corrientes really feels the war on its soil. The province of Santa Fe is making steady progress in spite of the war. The Central Railroad is progressing, sheep farms are ex tending, new settlers are arriving, and ex tensive plans for new settlements are attract ing the attention of thousands to that fertile province. In the province of Buenos Ayres there is great prosperity. The country is producing graudly under a favorable season and im proving tillage. The Western Railroad is being extended to Cblvilcoy, the heart of tbe finest wheat country in South America. The Southern Railroad works are rapidly extend ing towards Chascomus. All the river steamers aie crowded at every trip, and are most of the time under charter for the trans portation of troops. A European steamer recently brought one and a quarter millions of dollars in gold to the Nana Bank in this city. Some beef packed here in American style has been forwarded to New York, and a ta vorable result has been reported. Avery extensive beef packing establishment has commenced the work—new to this country — of packing salt beef for exportation. The only secret about it is that only good, large, fat animals are used, and the beef is well cured and packed in barrels brought from the United States. My statement in a former letter that coal bad been found on the Falkland Islands was taken from tbe Standard, an Irish paper pub lished here. As it bad just beeu published when I wrote, I could not wait to see wheth er it would be contradicted. I have since learned that it is not true ; but as anything may be true in ibis country, some of our editors publish statements at random, and what is not contradicted remains apparently correct. Gold is going down, notwithstanding that We are in the midst of a war. The Brazilian Account. The Cosmopolite gives the following ver sion of the battle, chiefly obtained from Se nor Munis Barretto, Commissary General of the Brazilian fleet: On Sundey morning, June 11, the Para guayan fleet came down the Parana, and a terrible naval combat ensued with the im perial squadron, commencing at halfpast ufoe A. M. and lasting till six P. M., during which the combatants, on both sides, per formed prodigies ot valor, and the slaugh ter waa teiTiflc. The Paraguayan fleet was composed of eight steameis, tbe Tacuari, Paraguay, Marquis de Olinda, Ipora. Salto, and Jeluy, and six flat boats mourning sixty eight or eighty-pounders; the enemy had also a battery of rifled cannons of heavy cal ibre, from which they poured continued vol leys of Congreve rockets, grape, &c. Their fleet carried boarding crews, mustering sev enteen hundred men, and the land batteries were manned by two thousand horse and foot. The Brazilian fleet numbered nine gunboats, the other two being at Esquina. The combat took place some three leagues below the city of Carrientes in front of the mouth of the Riachuelo. The attack was begun by the Paraguayans, the Tacuari aud Marquis de Olinda Doaiding the Paranahiba, and the Salto attacking some veksel on tbe poop. A boarding party of the enemy leaped on deck and soon were masters of all the att part of the vessel, while a Paraguay an officers seized the helm and gave orders to the engineers. At the same time the Bra zilian flag was hauled down,and the steamer all but captured, when the Amazonas came to her assistance, and overpowered the assail ants, recovering the Paranahiba and sinking the Salto. The Tacuari and Olinda drew off but the latter went aground, and was immediately abandoned. The fight between the Amazonas aud the three Paraguayan steamers was desperate and sanguinary, the former capturing the commanders ot the Olinda and Salto, and Admiral Messa, of the Tacuari, being killed in a hand-to hand conflict. At this moment the Paraguay run aground, being pur pursued by tbe Araguary, and burnt by tbe Brazilians. Bat tbe imperial gunboat Je quitinhonha met with a like misfortune, run ning aground under tbe enemy's land batte ries, having lost her pilot, and was abandon ed after a severe conflict with the batteries. After the loss of tbe Salto, Olinda, and Para guay, and the death of their Admiral, tbe Paraguayans got disheartened, and the Ama zonas succeeded in singing the Jejuy and taking five flatboats (the other being sunk,) the rest of the enemy's fleet beat a precipi tate retreat, tbe only vessels escaping being the Tacuari, Ipora and Ibera, from which most of tbe crews had swam ashore. At six P. M., the battle was over and the Brazilian fleet master of the day, having only lost one vessel. But the carnage.was unprecedented, the loss ot the enemy being of course far tbe greatest. Our kilted and wounded (the Bra zilian) exceed three hundred, including nine teen officers; the enemy's list is estimated at one thousand three hundred men of tbe fleet hors de combat and five hundred killed or woUDded in the batteries, according to tbe reports of passengers from Corrientes per her Majesty's.gunboat Doterel. All the Bra zilian vessels are more or less injured, but will soon be repaired and ready again for service. On the day after the battle (Mon day) the Biraziliau9 proceeded to destroy the machinery and spike the guns of the Jequi tinbonha, at the same time suffering a deadly fire from tbe land batteries. Lopez was at Humayta waiting tbe news of the battle, and so ..sure was he of the victory that he had provided bis vessels with cables to tow up Brazilian vessels. A proclamation was also found on board his steamers, addressed to the boardingjerews, styling them the “Bower ot his armies." CaptaiiT Johnson, of the Doterel, was with Lopez at Humayta when tbe news arrived, and he remarked with a smile that Paraguay could easily afford to lose three thousand men and four steamers. The Doterel has brought to Parana the wounded Paraguayans abandoned on board the Marquis de Olinda, which lies a complete wreck. The Anglo Brazilian Times says : Since the engagement the Brazilian fleet has been reinforced by three vessels and seven hundred troops, so that it is stronger than before the action. The Paraguayans, how ever seem determined to effect its capture or destruction ; and planted a heavy battery at the mouth of the Empedrado, with which, while withdrawing further down the river, owing to its rapid lowering the fleet, had a smart skirmish while passing, and tbe ac counts say that communication between Buenos Ayres and the fleet was cut off by other batteries below the position of the squadron. From Rio Grande do Sul comes tbe news of the Paraguayans having crossed the Uru guay and entered the province. The Paraguayan army in the province of Corrientes was reported to be retiring to wards the city of Corrientes and Tranqueira de Loreto (the Jesuits canal commenced be tween the Upper Parana and the north ex treme of Lake Ybera), followed by the Argen tine forces under Caceres and Hornos ; but this retirement was very doubtful. Urquiza bad reached tbe province of Corrientes with the Entre-Rians, and witb the Buenos Av rean infantry under Paunero, would, iu com bination with the Corrientes troops, proba bly be able to make head against the Para uayans, although, from the Argentines being chiefly badly "armed cavalry, they could not offer battle. General Mitre was at Concordia with about six thousand wen. Tbe Brazilians had about twelve thousand infantry and five thousand cavalry in the vicinity of that town, having commenced crossing the Uru guay on the 24th of June. General Flores was steaming witb bis forces for the same point, and tne original plan of operations seemed to be intended to be adhered to, not withstanding tbe invasion of the province ot Rio Grande do Sul by the Paraguayans aud the reported capture of San Borja. The Pa raguayan forces in CorrieDtes weie stated to be twentv-five or thirty thousand wen and the allied armies to consist of about twenty thousand infantry and eighteen thousand cavalry. General Osorio was at Concordia. General Lopes was to be at Corrientes. Advices from Rio Janeiro to tbe 9th ult. states tbat tbe Emperor was to leave that day for Rio Grande do Sul, after proroguing the Chambers until next May. His Majesty is to be accompanied by the Duke ot Saxe, the Marquis of Caxias, tbe Minister of War, Slid other high officers of State. It was tbe general opinion that the Marquis of Caxias would be appointed commander-in-chief of the Brazilian armies. The Battles in South Ameriia. An eyewitness of the great nayal battle, in a letter to Tbe Buenos Ayres Standard, dated Gorrinetes, June 14, suys : “At 9 o’clock on tbemorning of the 1 ltb, eight Paraguayan steumer9 forced the pass oc cupied by the Brazilian fleet, which counted ten gunboats with one hundred rifled can non on hoard. The eight small vessels of the enemy sustained a tremendous cannonade from tbe imperial fleet and passed down the river, hut one of them was damaged in her machinery and forced to mn aground un der tbe Paraguayan batteries at Riachuelo, which consisted of light field pieces. The Brazilians at once gave chace to the enemy, and the Marques de Olinda was attacked by tbe Belmonte. The Paraguayans ran their own vessel aground and leaped on board the Brazilian vessel, when a terrible band-to band fight ensued, lasting for ten minutes, but tbe boarders prevailed, and in a quarter of an hour from attack the Paraguayan flag was flying from the Belmonte, all her crew having either perished or escaped by swim ming. In half an hour two Brazilian vessels hoarded the Belmonte, and now the engage ment became general between nine Brazilian and six Paraguayan vessels. It lasted six hours, with tne most desperate heroism and awful carnage on both Sides, but the Para guayans were so hnrd pressed that they had to run two more of their vessels aground near tbeir batteries. One Brazilian gunboat was totally destroyed, and another nearly so. The losaee are very heavy on both sides, about 1,600 between both ; 84 RrariHitna who swam ashore fell into enemy’s hands. Tbe Brazilian fleet ie much dam aged. and at the hour I write the batteries of Riachuelo are firing on their Vessels. The SAVANNAH, GEORGIA, WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23, 1865. I Uruguayans state that they have a reserve force ot 20,000 men at Humayta, beside the three corps <f armee in this province. The Belmonte and Amazonas has honorable marks of the recent combat, but cannot keep afloat excedt by pumping. The Para guayian Admiral Messa is not killed ; he escaped with a slight wound in the shoul der.” ‘■The political effects of this victory,” says The Anglo-Brazilian Times : “Are of the greatest moment, as had the Paraguayans succeeded, as they anticipated, in capturing the Brazilian fleet, the whole of the cities of the Plate would have lain at their mercy, and, with the command of the rivers, and perhaps tbe sea, the Brazilian and Argen tine armies could not have maintained their ground tor any length of time, and Lopez might have made a long stride toward the accomplishment of his designs- Since the engagement the Brazilian fleet has been te enforced by three vessels and 700 troops, so that it is stronger than before the action.— The Paraguayans, however, seem determin ed to effect its capture or destruction, and planted a heavy battery at tbe mouth of the Empedrado, with which, while withdrawing further down the river, owing to its rapid lowering, the fleet had a smart skirmish while passing, and latest accounts say that communication between Buenos Ayres and the fleet was cut off by other batteries below tbe position of the squadron.” The Standard says : “The greatest fight ing yet seep in the Paraguayan war has been at San Borja, and, strange to say, people in Buenos Ayres are very much in the dark about it, nor is it exactly known whether the Paraguayans have taken the place or not. We only know that the combat began on the 10th and lasted five days. At first a force of 6,000 of the enemy crossed the Uruguay, and drove back the Brazilian garrison, 2,000 strong. Subsequently the invaders were re enforced, till enabled to invest San Baya with 12,000 men and some field artillery.— The garrison was also strengthened by some militia regiments, including a body of 700 German colonists, aud tbe most desperate fighting ensued, the enemy seeming resolved to take the place at any cost, and the Bra zilians holding out with the hope of relief from Gen. Canavarro. Rumors are preva lent in Montevideo that the garrison finally succumbed, with a loss variously estimated from 700 to 1,500 men.” Letters from Paso de los Libre9 to June 13 in The Puebla are to tbe following effect: — “This morning at 9 o’clock several families arrived here from Ataquil in great alarm,sta ting the Inhabitants bad all fled from that town, leaving it quite deserted, owing to the Paraguayan invasion of San Borja. The en emy appeared at the Henniguero on the morning of the 10th with a body of 6,000 men and a park of artillery. “The pass being exactly in front of San Borja, they opened a Are from their heavy pieces on the town and destroyed several houses, at the same time clearing the Rio Grande bank of 400 brazilians who attempted to dispute the passage, but were driven bHck about a league behind tbe town. The Para guayans then passed over a division of 6,000 men across the Uruguay by means of rafts which carried 300 men and one piece of can non each. Advancing on the town they found it defended by 700 Germans and 400 Brazilians, who fought with amazing gal lantry till midnight, but the result ot the at tack is not yet known. Gen. Canavarro’s army, estimated at 12,000 men, is already two months on the march, but nothing is known ot its whereabouts.” The Cholera EFFORTS TO STAY THE PESTILENCE —FEARS OF A ' “BLACK PLAOCE.” The Bremen's advice 9 furnish dates from Cairo, Egypt, to the 17th of July. A com mission had been sent out to stop the pil g-ims now on their journey from Mecca to gypt by land at some marches the other side of Suez. Should there be any appear ance of cholera among them, they will be detained at a safe distance from Suez until the disease leaves their camp. The great cholera which devastated Egypt .in 1832-3 broke out in July, which would correspond with the period of the return of the pilgrims in those years. The course of the disease at Jedab is spoken of as most heartrending. People were stricken down in the streets, where, as strangers, they lay and perished by hundreds for want of assistance. Mr. Calvert, the British consul there, is reported to have exerted himself heroically during the fatal visitation. By the latest accounts the disease had ceased at Jedab, but it was very severe at Suakin. From Constantinople we learn that a panic has consequently seized the more wealthy, who have tied from the infected city to establish themselves on the shore of the Bosphorus and in the Isle of the Princes. Ia some parts of Stamboni this pauic has attained such dimensions that, ac cording to a correspondent of the Indepen dence, it is possible to walk through whole streets and see no one save perhaps one or two persons whose means will not permit them to emigrate. THE “black I'LAGUE.” [From the Pall Mall Gazette.) A rumor has been current of a violent dis ease, spoken of as the “black plague” having broken out at Bbartum. The description was that large dark spots appeared on the arms, legs and head, aud that the persons attack ed were carried off iu a few hours. The latest accounts from that locality do not men tion the subject, and we may therefore hope that the rumor is unfounded. APPEARANCE OF THE DISEASE IN STRIA —A PANIC AMONO THE PEOPLE OF BEVROUT. [Corresponaence London Dally News.) The cholera has broken out here, and there is a regular pauic amongst all classes, Euro pean as well aa native. As yet the deaths only arnouut to four or five a day, but this is quite enough to terrify tbe inhabitants of Beyrout. The natives call cholera “el bowa as far" (tbe yellow wind), and declare tbat the atmosphere shows that we shall have a bad time ot the disease until the cold weath er sets in next October. Every one is rush ing up to Lebanon. The smallest room iu the dirtiest native house on tbe Mountain is rented at 300 to 400 piasters a week (81. to 41.) Formerly, even last year, hall' that amount would have been thought a high rent tor the whole house in which i t is situated for the hot weather, from April to Novem ber. If the epidemic gets very bad, all business in Beyrout must come to a stand still, for the people will not believe that any precautionary measures can save them. The town here is very badly drained, or rather, not drained at all, and is so crowded it) many parts that the bouse which formerly held ten people has now twenty-five or thirty in it. Xu Lebanon it is said the cholera never has, and never will penetrete ; but I doubt this very much indeed. The air there is certainly purer, and the heat is not bo great; but in ail tbe vil lages tbe drainage is worse than in Beyrout, lor there ia not even a show of covering the cesspool. Moreover, in tbe town here, the people do bathe occasionally in the Turkish baths, but iu the mountain the luxury of even a good wash ii unknown to the inbabi tants.- THE CHOLERA IN TURKEY. A letter from Constantinople to the Lon don Times say 9 the dreadful .scourge the cholera i9 extending its fatal 'marcu. All vessels from suspected ports are stopped at (be Dardenellee, which is a good arrange ment, but tbe authorities have made no ar rangements to provide for the reception or requirements of the crowds detained there, ana the stories which reach this place of the suffering and misery of the unfortunate creatures is fearlul; and I have no doubt that through other channels you will be made acquainted with some' of the horrors of this cruelly organized quarantine. Many of the ships detained there are crowded with pas sengers who had only provided food suffici ent for the voyage, not reckoning on the de tention, and are consequently, dying of star vation; others are crammed into the filthy crowded Ezzaretto, and are dying from suf focation and bed air. Guarded by an armed force, who prevent all egress, as a matter of course the cholera has broken out among them, and there is no telling where it will end, os every case entails an extension of quarantine. If these teports are true—and I believe they are to a great extent—it is dis graceful for a government calling itself civil ized. In the capital and villages of tbe Bos pqoras the sale of nearly all kinds of vege tables, fruit, fish, and other articles of food has been prohibited, and hundreds of poor people, who depend upon tbe sale of these things for a livelihood, are likely to be ruined. One village on the Bosphorus, called tbe Yenikeni, bus suffered so severely that all the principal inhabitants have quitted it, and the steamboats calling there have a place kept apart on the deck for the passengers embarking. It is estimated that there are now ten thou sand visitors at Newport. The watering places everywhere seeut to be having a “live ly time of it.” COPARTNERSHIP NOTICK THE undersigned have tht* day entered Into Copart nership to carry on Stevadorage, Drayage, Stor age and Commission business, under the name of H. J. Dickerson A Cos. Office, second door west of Messrs. Andrew Low A Cos. H. J. DICKERSON. T. A. GOODWIN. N. B. BROWN. Savannah, Ga., August 21, 1865. au2l-lm Proposals for Wood. CHIEF QUARTERMASTER’S OFFICE, District Os Savannah, Savannah, Oa. SEALED PROPOSALS will be received at this office until the Ist day of September, 1805 next, at 12 o’clock m , for the delivery of 260 cords dry, merchant able Oak and 260 cords merchantable Pine Wood, to be delivered on the Government Wharf In Savannah. Oa, or at anch place as may be hereafter designated by proper authoi lty, at such times and In such quan tities us may be hereafter directed by the undersigned, said wood to be subject 10 Inspection by an officer of the Quartermaster’s Department authorised to inspect she same. Payment will be made for not less than to corda and In such funds us maybe furnished tbe Quartermaster. Proposals to be endorsed—“Proposali for Wood." SIDNEY S. STARR, au2l-tl Chief Quartarmaster District of Savannah THE Christian Index. BY the first of October, or as soon as the malls are re-established, I will renew the pnbllcatlon of the “CHRISTIAN INDEX" and of tne “CHILD’S IN DEX” I have beeu publishing. Pnce of “Index," per annum $3 on Price of "Child's Index,” 60 (A deduction made for Clubs j Money may be remitted at once, aa my determination ia 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 iutention to Issue first class papers, and no pains or expense will be spired to secure thut end.— I’he best writers and correspondents will be secured, and the highest religious aud literary talent will be given to the p ipers. The Child's Paper will be pro fusely illust luted and will, In every sense, be made to conform 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 mall facilities. My connection with the firm of J. W Burke A Cos. ia dissolved, but 1 will establish an office in Macon, Ga., where communications may be addressed. BUI6-2W SAMUEL BOYKIN. PIONEER SAW MILL. ■IX7II most respectfully announce to the citizens of v V Savannah mid others, requiring LUMBER, that our new Saw Mill at the foot of Zubly street, near the Savannah and Ogeechee Canal, is completed. We are now prepared to saw aud fnrnieh Lumber in large or smnli quantities to suit purchasers, and respect rally solicit a share us public patronage. We will also pur chase TIMBER as It arrives in tnis market. jy3l-tf ROSE A ARKWRIGHT. Mules & Wagons FOR WALK. Nine mules, Two four-horse Wagon and Harness. Apply at aug22-.1 A. H. SADLER’S, Zubly atreet. Iron, Iron, Iron. WANTED Immediately, Fifty Tons of wrought and Cast Scrap Iron and Metals. The highest cash prices paid. Manufacturers supplied. OLIVES * CO. anl2 Forest City Mills, Savannah, INK. OK GRCSS INK, In stands, at 50 per gross. 16 £>o Uoaeu Arnold’s Writing Fluid, pints, at $7 per rtuaen. For sale by SAVILLE * LEACH. nul2tf cor. Bryan street and Market square NOTICE. THE firm of O'MEARA & CO. haring been dtssolr* cd by a decree of the First Provost court of Savan nah. all persons having claims against said firm will present them forthwith to the undersigned, jy2o-tf W O’MEARA. U. S. Court of Claims. HAVING been a clerk and a commissioner to take depositions in this court for six yea's, I am pre pared to write PETITIONS and arrange the PAPERS in cases to go before that tribunal for private property seized by the United States military authorities. I have made arrangements in Washington to have all cases promptly attended to which may be entrusted to me, E. M. o ARNETT, Richmond. Va. Office on Thirteenth street, near Cary, up stairs Refers to—Daucsn & Johnston. Savannah ; Major A. Porter. anefi-lw Millstones, Bnrrstones and Bolting Cloths. ROGER FILS & CO.. ESTABLISHED IN 180!. PROPRIETORS of the largest and most celebrated Quarries of France. 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. tinne to receive, heavy shipments of first class Blocks. Panels, and Millstoues, particularly suitable for the Southern Market They have also a good assortment of Hand Mills of various makers, and Bolting Cloths of the best quali ties, at the lowest rates. aui7-2 PROSPECTUS OF THE Mercantile Mirror A Weekly Commercial and Advertising Sheet, WITH AN EDITION OF I<>,ooo COPIES, FOR GRA TUITOUS CIRCULATION. To be leaned on or about the 16 th of JtUy, ISG6, By J. W. BURKE * CO., - MACON, OA This enterprise Is undertaken at the auggeatlon of many of the leading merchants Os the country, ass method of extensively advertising their business.— While we will publish the advertisements of all who may favor ti. with their patronage, the paper will also contain Prices Current of the Markets In all the princi pal Cities, Rates of Exchange, Brokerage, Ac., and Commercial News of every description that will be of interest to the Mercantile Community. Nor will the “ MIRROR " be exclusively filled with advertisements; but the paper will ne sufficiently large to leave ample room for Editorials, Correspondence, Select Reading Matter, Ac. It will be a raMiLY.-AS well as a ncsiNisa papeb, and we Intend that it shall vlalt every City, Town and Village In the Couutry. All can perceive the advantage of advertising In a paper of tbla description. OUR TERMS WILL BE LIBERAL. Ws are onabla to publish them In this Circular, not knowing what number of our friends will want their Business Cards, Notices, Ac., brought be fore the Public through tbla medium. We will only say to all, send your Advertisements to ns Immedi ately ; state how much space you with them to occu py, directions, Ac. We have a large Stock of Fancy Type, Cuts and material for displaying them, and feel confident of meriting the patronage and approval of 1 all Business Men. AS soon as we arrive at the amount i of matter and atae of paper required, we will make an ; estimate, and publish the rates f r advertising, In ths first number. Taav will ac as low as roesuLa, to allow os to musH tub mn. Deeming It supmflu oos to argue the benefit of this enterprise to the adver tising world, we leave the subject with It, feeling as sued It will m«et Its cordial co-operation ana anp port. Address J. W. BURKE ACO , . . Macon, Ga. Agent In Savannah: -si , (Jio. »- Nicbols, Bay Wrest JylS-tf FHOFKSSIONAI, CARDS. M. P. MULLER^ CIVIL ENGINEER AND ARCHITECT. Agent for the Sale of Lands. Will give atrlct attri tion to Surveying, furnishing Plans lor and Superin tending Buildlugs, all kind. Machinery, Ac. Office, Sorrel's building, next to Gas Office au2l i m DENTISTRY. DR F. Y. CLARKE Chutist, would Inform his friends and the public tout he has returned to the city and resumed the practice of tils profession. sol 5 6 notice. THE undersigned have resumed tbe practice of Law at their lormer Office, over the Merchants' and Planters’ Bank, on Bryau street LAW A LOVELL. August Uth, 18$3. 6 anls I. C. FEATHER, M. D., Office, 18 1-2 Merchants’ Row, HILTON HEAD, S. C. Ju» sm C. S. BUNDY, O oxter al Agent AND ATTORNEY FOR CLAIMB, No. 247 F Simzn, Between 13tb and 14tb SraxXT*. (Near Pay Department,} Washington, 13. O. )u3» ts RESTAURANTS, Jif. CLAMS ! CLAMN ! ! IN THE SHELL OR SHELLED OUT, With other Refreshments, at the oldest and best stand Uu Hilton Head Island. For a variety of something Good to Eat at all times, at THE EAGLE SALOON, In rear ol the Poet Office, Port Royal, 9. C. PETER FITZGERALD respectfully informs his old friends, and tbe public In general, tbat since Oysters are out of season for a time., his Dally Patrons can find a good substitute In CLAMS, cooked to order. In every style, at the shortest notice. He hu also a constant supply of FRESH MEATS. POULTRY, FISH* VEGETABLES, From the North and other places In this vicinity. Meals cooked to order at any hoar during the day. Our motto la to "live well." PETER FITZGERALD, Proprietor. aulC-tf ; OAK LODGE, THUNDERBOLT. TTTIJ.LIAM T. DANIELS respectfully Informs Ills V T friends and tbe citizens of Ssvsnnab that he has taken this old and Favorite Summer Retreat, where he is prepared to accommodate Boarders and to rumlsti PIC-NICS and PARTIES. There Is an ex cellent BATH HOUSE upon the premises. Boats and Fishing Tackle Always on Hand. _an2 ts EMANCIPATION SEEMS TO BE THE End of oor National Tronbles. THE HILTON HEAD HOUSE, Cor. Johnson Square and Bryan Sts., IS NOW in good running order—a place where the weary can find rest, and where the waiters have no rest. BURTON’S EAST INDIA PALE ALE, COOL LAGER, ON ICE. LUNOH AT 11 O’CLOCK A. M. No crippled Jaws wanted in this establishment In business hoars. Old acquaintances ne'er forgot. gW ‘' For particulars see small bills. ” BILL WILLIAMS, anlO-tf Proprietor Hilton Head House. OFFICIAL—SIB-DIST. OF OGEECHEE. HEADQ'RS SUB-DISTRICT OF OGEECHEE, Savannah. Ga., Ang Ist 16,1866. GrNra.il Gamuts! No. 23. f Hereafter no Carte, Wagons, or conveyances of any kind will be allowed to assemble In the vidnlty of the Public Market except during Market hour*. No goods of any kind will be exposed for sale tu the vicinity of the Public Market except during Mar ket hours. All persona found violating tills order will be sum marily dealt with. The Provost Marshal Is charged with the execnUon of this order. hy command ol Brevet Brigadier General DAVIS. JWm. H. Folk, A. A. A. M. augl6 FOWLE & CO., NO. 70 BROADWAY, NEW YORK. (Formerly of Alexandria, Va,) IMPORTERS OF RAILROAD IRON, AND DEALERS IN RAILROAD SECURITIES AND RAILROAD SUPPLIES OF EVERY DESCRIPTION. Are prepared to contract for the delivery of Rail either f. o. b. in Wales or ex -ship at any desired Port JulS lm “vooiPBO wo&rs," 37 Beaver Street, New York. Offers for sale of his own Importations, In bond and duty paid, tbe largest stock of Wines, Liquors, 4c., of any other house in this country, comprisliig in part of Otard, Hennesy, Pinet Castillos, Martel, uodard Brandy, Hocbelle Brandies in hair, quarter.and eighth casks i aLo Otard and Honyer, LaCsrrelere and FUa Brandy, In cases of one doten each. “O-lxx.” Udolpho Wolfe's Schiedam In pipes. Schiedam Aromatic Schnapps, In bond and dnty paid. In cases of one dozen quarts and two dosen pint*. “Will.key and Rum.” Scotch and Irish Whiskey, In hhda and cases of one dozen each. Bourbon Whiskey In barrels and cases of one dozen each. RUM. “ Jamaica ” and -.it. croU Hum" In hhds. and cases of one dosen each. Madeira, Skerry and Port Wines. More than twenty different grades, In halve*, quar ter. and eighth casks, also la esses of one dozen each. “Hock, Champagne, Moselle and Claret Wine*.” From Peter Arnold Mumm In Cologne, proprietor of joannlabnrg estate; J. H. D. Becker 4 FUa; Eache nancer, Benecke * Cos., Bordeaux Barton 4 Quealin. Bordeaux, and from other well known boose* la Gar many and France. On*, Cosduls, SAasnns, Bittxss, Mcstabd, Olivbs, Bbanct, Pixazavaa, 4c. . Twenty-five years' btulaea* trap sect leas with the Southern Sutes. with some of tbe largest and moat respectable dealer*should be lufflclent guarantee that every article offered by the advertiser for sal* so para •ad genuine. Samples can be seen, and catalogue ol price* oh I Utoßd, by addressing the above. MgUa FINANCIAL. The Savannah National Bank —IS MOW PREPARED FOR BUSINESS, at rax BANKING HOUSE, IN THE EXCHANGE. Deposits and Paper for Collection received. Bills on Northern Cities pare based. Checks oa New York furnished- L. C. NORVELL, President. JACOB SPIVEY. * Cashier. mssetons : . L. C. Nobvxll, 1 Psamois So mm. Nouns A. Hamms. I J. "7. LaTKKOe, Bobxkt Exwtn. HENRY & FITCH. „ ' Notary and Solicitor. Savannah, 26th June, 1869. TREASURY DEPARTMENT, 1 Or not or Cohjtboli.xb or tbs Ccbixnot, > Washington, Jons luth, 18*6. j Wbxkxas, By satisfactory evidence prestated to the undersigned, it has been made to appear that “Tbs Savannah National Bank," In the City of Savannah, In the County of Chatham, and State of Llea-gta, has 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 States bonds, and to provide for the circulation and redemption thereof," approved June 8, 1804, and hu compiled with all the provisions of said Act re quired to be compiled with before commencing the business of Banking under said Act: Now, therefore, L Freeman Clarke, Comptroller of the Currency, do hereby certify that “Tbs Savannah National Rank," In tha city of Savannah, in the County of Chatham, and Slats or Georgia, la author ised to commence the business of M ng under IMe Act aforesaid. *“ “ and of ny-M 9mo . coife ’ quotation® For Southern Bank Notes. banking house OF— MANNING & DE FOREST, 19 WALL STREET, NEW YORK. VIRGINIA. Bank of Berkeley “Tt £? m ? I « rce - Fredertaksbarg '■... .* Ij "20 .. Charleston go “ Howardsville iS “ Old Dominion qn “ Rockingham S “ Bcottavllle •• Central Bank of Virginia sS Corporation of Alexandria Tb Danville Bank, Danville. . S* Exchange Bank 0/ Va., Norfolk... .i."” 0/. Farmers' Bank of Ftncastle i. Merchants' Bank, Lvnchbun? SJ MonticeUo Bank.... V Northwestern Bank at Jeffersonville. tq Southwestern Bank, WythesviUe.... ‘m Traders' Bank, Richmond. .. ....... WORTH CAROLINA. Bank of Cape Fear «. “ Charlotte '*'“•£ *} “ Clarendon ’f ft “ Commeice f? “ Fayetteville I® •• Washington J? “ Wilmington “ Yaneevllle "J Commercial Bank, Wllmtairton S Farmers' Bank of North Carolina. . S Merchants' Bank, .! ||;;; £;; f* SOUTH CAROLINA Bank or Camden “ Charleston “ cheater 15 - " Hambmg J® “ Nawbury ’ * }® “ Sooth Carolina .' ." " Sute of South Carolina!.! J? Commercial Bank. Columbia. Farmers'and Exchange. fS Merchants'. Cheraw J* People's Bank •••!* Planters' •• • •*•— 30 Planters' and Mechanics’ iliutk.'. "“' n ‘ ' State Bank Union Bank GEORGIA. sSStf ASSu ce “ dB “ klng -.12 “ Athens '.!!!!*!''!!!!'.". }* • Commerce I* Fulton J* _ “ . Savannah .'; ' ®)f Bank of Bute of Georgia " S Central Railroad BankTu; Company!!”" '7? City BankofAngoauT^.l.' Farmers' and Mechanic*. cWtpm,.:; ;g Mechanics' Bank Merchant*' •• Merchants end Planters' Bank.!! V ’ Planters' Bank Timber Cutters' Bank umon “ “j® ALABAMA. Bank of Mobile “ Montgomery » ®® “ Selma . . Commercial Bank V"** Central 44 *5 Eastern Bank .. . . .".'".W *® Northern •• Jjf Southern ” ..!. "!!"'” TENNESSEE. Bank of Chattanooga “ Memphis!*. ” Middle Tennessee IS “ Tennessee ™ „ “ WestTennemee "“[I" w City Bank ol Nashville i? Commercial Bank JX Merchants' •• - Ocoee •* Planters' •• *“*® Traders’ •• «“•<>“ “ LOUISIANA . Bank of America •• Louisiana Z~ *' New Orleans. Jf. Canal Bank 5“ CiUaena’ Bank r* Crescent City Louisiana State Bank rJJ Mechanic*'and Traders' Bank. .. .V. Merc Urdu’ *4 w Southern « Union .. "9® New Orleans City Scrip STATE BONDS AND COUPONS N 1 0 ” .57 to « 8 Carolina •• •• Tsnnemee ” » ££ £« SES».: ::..*Si§!!!!!;l Coupons!..“.'!» rtohagand* are bought with Coupons ladaded and cannot I jrheNofoa mast be <7 the hoe before the war, and PRICE. 5 CENTS FINANCIAL. EINSTEIN, ROSENFELD & Cos., Bankers, No. 8 Broad Street, > New York. We draw at stghr, ard at sixty days, on London, Paris, Frankfort, and all other principal cities of Europe. Parties opening current accounts, may deposit and draw at their convenience, the same as with the City Banks, and will be allowed interest on all balances over One Thousand Dollars, at the rate of four per cent, per annum. Orders for the purchase *r sale of various issues of Goueinmcnt and other Stocks, Bonds, and Gold, executed on Commission, Manning: & DeForest, BANKERS AND BROKERS, No, 19 Wall Street, New York, Dealers In (■old, Silver, Foreign Exchange and Government Securities. J~V.IVR special attention to the purchase and sale o M Virginia. North Carolina, South Carolina, Geor. gia Alabama, New Orleans and Tennessee Bank c notes. .Southern States Bonds and Coupons, Railroad ‘Bonds and coupons. 1 Interest allowed on deposits. jyll-3m ~ INSURANCE, INSURANCE. Authorized Capital--# i0,400,000. CHARLES L. COLBY A CO. are prepared to take Marina Hake to any domestic or foreign port, and Fire Risks In this city In the following named first class Naw York Companies AT THE LOWEST RATES. COLUMBIAN MARINE INSURANCE COMPANY j||* $5,000,000 MORRIS FIRE AND INLAND INSUR ANCE COMPANY f.. y 6,000,000 OMMBRCE FIRE INSURANCE COMP'Y.. 200,000 STANDARD FIRE INSURANCE COMP'Y.. 200,000 Office In Jones' Block, cor. Bay and Abercom sts. Branch Office, corner Drayton and Bryan street*. au!B ts -i THE Underwriters’ Agency Or New York, CASH ASSETS, Three Million Dollars, ISSUE POLICIES OF Fire & Marine Insurance Mils payable in GOLD or CURRENCY. Negotiable and Bankable CERTIFICATES OF INSURANCE Att Ittvin IT THIS ASSOCIATION. J. T. THOMAS 4 CO., anll-eodlm 111 Bay strreet. IS YOUR LIFE INSURED ? r TWB Is an important queation for every man and X Important also for every wife and mother, as It affects their future welfare. SEB TO rr AT ONCE. DO NOT DELAY. The “Knickerbocker Life Insurance" of New Yoric will Insure you at the usual rates in any sum from SIM $19,000. They also ieeae tbe favorite TEN YEAR NON-FORFEITURE Policies, and will after two veare payment give a frill paid np Policy for Two Tenths the whole sum, and Three Years Three Tenths, and on. Thns a Policy oi SIO,OOO. Two Premiums pal upon it will be entitled to a paid up Policy of S9.OW. and five years five-tenths for every additional year. For further Information apply to A. WILBUR, Agent, At the office of the Home Insurance Cos., Jn£T 99 Bay at. Savannah, Ga. THE NEW ENGLAND MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, OPBOS T O X . PURELY MUTUAL. r pHI9 Is one of the oldest sod best Compsnlea In -A America. Pollclea on Lives for any amount np to $16,000 are taken by them. The Policies of these Companies were not cancelled. during the war until heard from—a fact which shewn their dealing and determination to hejost and honor able 1 n all cases. Apply to NEW GOODS. J U oI market. Call and see them. v J C. M. HILLBMAN, •hid-* Cor. Bull and Broughton sts. Notice. OFFICE PROVOST MARSHAL, Suu-Dirtbiot or Oouoan, Savannah, Qa., angwt 17, On and alter this date all Drrnki or Billiard Sx oons and Grocery Stores or ot place* where liquors are told, will be closed a oSockpTnu and on Sundays dosed at ail hours. The proprietor will be held responsible for tbe follfil ®^ er ’,.? n y of which will bn summarily dealt with. By command or Bvt Brig. Gan. E. P. DAVIS. SAMUEL COWDHY, Capt and Provoat Marshal. 4a *°~ ‘ Sub-District of Ogeechee. NOTICE. * " OFFICE COMMISSARY OF SUBSISTENCE,) Savannah, Ga., August Ist, 1866. f Sealed proposals to furnish this post with six thou sand pounds of Fresh Beef per week, for three months, commencing September Ist, and ending December Ist. 1866, will be received at this Office until Tnesday, Au gust 18th, 1866, at 12 o'clock noon, when they will be opened In public. The Beer to oe furnished on days to be designated by the Commissary, and to be of good and marketable quality—dressed In equal proportion of fore and Mad quarters, excluding necks, shanks and kidney tallow. Persons submitting proposals will state the avenge net weight, quality, Ac., or the Beef they propose to furnish. Proposals will ha subject to tbe approval of the Com missary General of Subsistence. HENRY R. SIBLEY, anl-tis Capt. and C. 9. U. Vole. HEADQ'RS SUB-DISTRICT OF OGEECHEE Savannah, Ga., August 16, 1866. Gxnxkai. Oboxxs,) No. 24. / Capt ClarkH. Kemick, 103 U. 8. O. TANARUS., Is hereby announced aa Acting Assistant Inspector General of Sab-District of Ogeechee. Be will be obeyed and respected accordingly. By command of w X a Brtßrig. Gen, K. P.DAVES, Wh. H. Fot*. A, A. A. », ault^