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TO THE '
FROM THE STATE CAPITAL.
GOVERNOR JENKINS TO BE INAUG
Millbdoeville, Duo 13.—Hon C. J. Jen
kins, Governor elect, will be inaugurated to
morrow at noon.
The business transacted in the Legislature
Dispatch from the President to
Prov. Gov. Johnson.
GOV. JSNKINI TO BE INAUGURATED
AND THE PROVISIONAL GOVERNOR
TO RETAIN HIS POSITION.
PRES. JOHNSON S INSTRUCTIONS
HIS HIGH APPROVAL OF THE
COURSE OF PROV. GOV,
"‘A *- T' , *.»
Gov. Jenkins Declines to be Inaugurated
Millbdoeville, Dec. 12.—The Provision
al Governor has sent to the Legislature the
Washington, Dec. ll.*
To J. Johnson, Provisional Governor:
The Governor elect will be inaugurated,
which will not interfere with the action of
the Provisional Governor.
You will receive instructions in a few days
with regard to being relieved. Why do you
not elect a Senator? I would issue no com
missions to the members of Congress elect.
Leave that lor the incoming Governor.
We are under obligations to you for the
noble, efficient and patriotic manner in which
yon have discharged your duty as Provision
al Governor, and you will be sustained by
Andrew Johnson, President.
A committee was appointed to wait on MrJ
Jenkins and learn when it would suit him
to be inaugurated. * . ; ’ .
It is understood that he declines, wishing
to know his real status before taking his seatj
Tbs Resolution for a Joint Committee on
tbe Late Confederate States Fussed in
■ ' the Senate.
Credentials from Tennessee Members Pre*
Washington, Dec. 12.—Mr. Davis offered
a resolution declaring that whereas the rebel
lion no longer exists, the writof habeas cor
pus is restored in every State. The resolu
tion was leferred to the Committee on the
The Senate amended and passed the Honae
resolution providing for the appointment of a
Joint committee to inquire as to the condi
tion of the late Confederate States, and whe
ther they are entitled to repreaentation in
Congress. ' *_?-..
Washington, Dec. 12.—Mr. Raymond pre
sented the credentials of tbe members elect
from Tennessee. i ,*
Mr. Stevens objected, saying that Tennes
see was not known to the House.
The objection was overruled.
Several gentlemen advocated the imme
diate admission ot the Tennessee members,
and their credentials were finally referred to
'the joint committee on the condition of the
Jatc Confederate States. *
The Anti-Si*very Amendment to the Con
Locisvilcb, Dec. 12.—1n the Senate to-day,
a joint resolution to proceed to the ratifica
tion of the Constitutional amendment pro
hibiting slavery, was laid over under the
New Vork Market*.
Naw York, Dec. 12.—The cotton market
closed dull. The sales of the day were 1,400
hales at 47 to 48c. Naval Stores dull. Gold
MemphU Cotton Market.
Memi his, Dec. 12.—The cotton market is
depressed. Middlings 43c.
LATER FROM EUROPE.
Liverpool Cotton Market.
Liverpool, Dec. 2. — The sales of cotton
daring the week were 96,000 bales, the mar
ket closing firm with an udvauce of one to
one and a quarter penny on the market
The sales on Saturday were 60,000 bales,
the market closing firm and partly advauced
•mother quarter penny.
Mlddliug Orleans was quoted on Friday at
c. 8. Five-Twenties, 04 7-8.
—lt is not tmpMtotble that General Rutler,
‘“cling himself Injur**! by the report of Gen
eral (Irani, has again requested the accept
ance of bis resignation, lu order lhal be limy
have an opportunity u» set himself right,
military regulations preventing him while
holding • nmumiestM, tfirn defending bln-
l mho any assaults of a superior oflUsV
"*• irised* uialm thst he has a most com
fists vindication of his military nefeer from
in, ii'H (ivramit than General Gram opd
cistidaor Uimoin It is not yet known that
" I ‘-•ignetion k*e been nnuept
THE QUESTION OF AD
ELOQUENT SPEECH OF MR. MOSES,
[from our special CORRESPONDENT, j
Milleokyillb, Ga., Dec. 2, lsoo.
After tbe usual preliminary proceedings on
the reading of tbe journal, Mr. J. A. W.
Johnson, of the 43d, introduced a bill to in
corporate the CUatahoochee Mining com
Mr. Kenau, ol the 20th, a bill for the par
don of John W. Martin, of Habersham, now
confined iu the Penitentiary for murder.
Mr. McDaniel, of tbe 37th, a joint resolu
tion fixing the salaries of State officers. Tbe
salaries are put down at $2,000 each. The
resolution was afterwards withdrawn.
Mr. Turner, of the 3tttb, a bill abolishing
the Stale Penitentiary.
On moliou of Mr. Moore, the Judioiary
Committee were allowed to employ a clerk.
Mr. Brown, of the 19th, a bill to prescribe
the mode for tbe collection of debts and for
the relief of tbe people.
Tbe Senate took up bills for a third read
The bill to open the Coarts to Freedom*
and to regulate their testimony in tbe same.
Passed. ~ ”
The secret try of the
Governor, L. H. Briscoe, announced the fol
lowing message from His Excellency James
Executive Office, }
Paov. Govt. o» Georgia, V
Milledqeville, Dec. 9, 1865. )
Geutleraen of tbe Senate and House of Re
presentatives : .
I have tbe pleasure to transmit herewith a
copy of a telegram received on last evening
from his Excellency the President of the
[Signed] J. Johnson, Governor.
Washington, Dec. 8, 1865.
James Johnson, Prov. Gov.: - ,
Your despatch received the 6th inst. Per
mit me to congratulate you and tbe Legisla
ture on their action in adopting and ratifying
the amendment to the Constitution of tbe
United States abolishing slavery.
[Sigueti] Andrew Johnson,
President of the United States.
Bill to change the time of holding the
Court of Ordinary sos Tattnall county.
Bill to incorporate the Georgia and Ala
bama Railroad Company. Passed.
Some time was spent in reading bills a
Hon. B. B. Moore was elected President
pro ttm. of the Senate.
The President then adjourned till Monday
morniDg at ten o’clock.
MtLLEDGEVILK, Dec. 9th, 1865.
After the reading of the Journal, the Clerk
announced the Staudiug Committees of the
The rules having been suspended for the
introduction of new matter, the following
among oilier bills and resolutions were in
A bill to consolidate the offices of Secre
tary of State and Surveyor General, and to
fix the salary at $1,600 per annum.
A bill to establish the Southern Bank of
A bill to incorporate the Dalton Petroleum
and Mining Company. -- *. .
A bill to authorise ibe Treasurer to make
an advance payment to the State Printer ot
#4,600. -„ ■ ■
A bill to reduce the Justices of the Inferior
Court of each county to one Justice. The
bill gives to the presiding Justice the same
jurisdiction as is now accorded to the Infer
ior Courts, with criminal jurisdiction in all
cases less than a felony. The Justice is to
have no salary, but is entitled t® fees ot one
and tWo dollars for all processes and official
papers issued by him. He is to hold bia
court On the first Monday in each month
The Clerks of the Inferior Courts are to con
tinue in their offices, and a Solicitor is to
be elected in each county to be styled the
State Attorney, who in addition to other
fees, is entitled to f 1 for each case tried, and
♦5 for each conviction.
A bill was introduced for the relief of Mrs.
Green leaf of Pierce county.
Also a bill to confer on Justice’s Courts
jurisdiction in all coses of larceny, where Ibn
amount involved is not more than S2O. v
Also a bill to levy a tax in kind on corn ip
each county not to exceed one 20th nor to be
less than one 40th of the crop, the corn thus
obtained to be distributed among the families
of wounded, disabled, indigent soldiers or
indigent widows and orphans ot deceased sol
diers. No such tax is to be levied on pro
ducers of corn where crops do not exceed
100 bushels. .
A resolution was introduced appointing n
committee to examine the Penitentiary pro-,
perty and sell ‘.he same.,
Also a resolution the Treasu
rer to make advances of per djpm and mile
age to officers and members ot the G®a*ml
A message was received froto the Provi
sional Governor transmitting the following
telegram from the President of the United
Washihgtom, Dec. tj 1865.
Jambs Johnsoh, Prov. Gov.:
Your dispatfih received fifth inst. Permit
me to congratulate you and the Legislature
on their action in adopting and ratilying the
amendment to the Constitution of the United
States abolishing slavery.
[Signed] A»i>mtw Jonrsom, Pres. U. 8.
This dispatch was read amid profound si
lence And breathless attention, and the in
voluntary manifestation of minified hope,
disappointment and relief which pervaded
the whole House, and was expressed in
every countenance, afforded a most rumarka
blc and striking exemplification of the moral
effect of tha changed relation of our people
towards the National Government. In their
present position, misrepresented by our ene
mies and misunderstood by our it lends at
tha North, msmbsrs wsre la doubt ns to
what might h« the purport of tbs dispatch
from the President ot ibe United Mates, and
when It was ascertained to be only a onn
grstidatory recognition of thair Ism amfoii,
the general feeling ol relief ou Uu> part of
Ilia majority was too manifest U> mom* Mm
iiotlce iM the most uasuai observer 1 Hava
not befora so sensibly ssslkfed whnl it is to
hr ought the pruskfeuts ret ..gullfon of lfc»r*~-
Mganiaetfon of ufttltafe Government, with
his nuUmrianiiott of its uerfestion by Itm in
augur stum of ib. Guvnituir shut ol U« pen
pfe, not a fej enuiialtiud apprelisnslims >ba|
NwrVM uy JM ItiMWbltfs that nothing Worse
Mousne Um WaabWfiMi, mim m
SAVANNAH, GEORGIA, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15. 186T>.
dences of that feeling, at the close of the
reading of the brief missive, might have
been discerned uot only iu the expression of
every countenauce ill that hall, but. as I
imagined by the freer respiration which fol
Mr. Sneed of Augusta, offered a resolution
that when the two Houses of the Geu! Assem
bly adjourn, tbe adjournraeut should be from
the 9th inst. (to-day ) to meet again on the
15th of Jan.,and that on the following day they
should proceed to the inauguration ot the
Governor elect, unless prevented by Presi
Mr. Jones, of Burke, was In favor ot con
sidering the resolution. He was iu favor of
adjourning to-day, and opposed to a farther
waste of time iu fruitless attempts to legis
late. It is plain that the Legislature can ac
complish uothing iu the present incomplete
organization of the State Government. ’ The
General Assembly was incompetent to pass
a valid law without the co-operation of the
constitutional execution of the State. Gen
tleman had urged tbe importance of electing
United States Senators, State Honse officers,
State Printer &c., at this time. He did not
consider that there existed any necessity for
the immediate election of these officer* The
Printer was to be elected two years in ad
vance of bis term of office. There was
certainly no need for immediate ae
tion in bia case. The State Hou&e
officers could not enter upon their duties till
they had been properly qualified, and with
out a Constitutional Governor they could not
be qualified according to ihw. It would
therefore be time enough to elect
them after reces* As for the Unit
ed States Senators, it was highly proper
that they should be elected after the inaugu
ration of tbe Governor, when we wonld be
better advised of the stale and prospect ot
affaire in Washington, and would be better
able to judge what men should be sent to
represent us there. Tbe message of the
President gives us no hope of a speedy ad
justment of our relations with the Federal
Government, and it was both proper and*
prudent that we shonld await for further de
velopments, and not embarrass either him or
ourselves by precipitate and irregular ac
Mr. Kerby, of Chattooga, was opposed to
adjourning now. Tbe condition of the coun
try at this time imperatively demanded ac
tion- The people expected it of this body.
In some sections of the State, remote from
U- S. garrisons, society was greatly disorgan
ized. The people had bo protection, and
without laws adequate to their new circum
stances, could not protect themselves. Bands
of Begroes Were daily committing depreda
tions without tbe fear ot punisnment, as it
was impossible for the people to arrrest
them, and go to the expense of eonveying
them twenty or thirty miles to tbe nearest
Provost station, often to have them turned
loose without punishment, for thefts and
robberies. The country wanted laws to
meet tbe altered condition of our industrial
and social relations, and they should be
enacted at the earliest possible day. The
objection that the Provisional Governor’s ap
proval of necessary laws would be unconsti
tutional, is not good. If what we have done
incompliance with the requirement sos the
General Government, under its representa
tion, the Provisional Governor, is legal, we
can, under the same authority legislate legal
ly for ourselves. He also desired that the U.
8. Senators, State House Officers, &c , should
be elected in order that the minds of mem
bers might be set at rest on the subject of the
•lections, and he ready to proceed with the,
business of the session.
Mr. Stewart of Spalding, waa opposed to
adjournment until after the Freedmans
Code, now in proeass of preparation by the
commissioner appointed by the Convention,
could be reported to the Legislature. It was
important that members should know what
laws and regulations adapted to our new
circumstances, the Code will establish, ip
older that by investigation and deliberation
they may be prepared to act upon it prompt
ly and understandingly.
Mr. Gvcnn of Whitfield, was opposed to an
immediate adjournment. Ho thought the
reasons given by gentlemen who favored ad
journment, were not the true reasons. He
believed there were oilier reasons which they
had not stated.
Mr. Jones of Burke, desired to know if the
Speaker intended to impugn his motives for
supporting the resolution to adjourn.
Mr. Glenn, certainly not. But he thought
there Was a desire on tbe part of some gen
tlemen to returu home before the election of
State officers, iu order to bring more candi
dates for these offices.
Mr. Sneed, the mover of the resolution,
desired to know if the gentleman intended to ‘
attribute improper motives to him in intro
ducing the resolution.
Mr. Glenn promptly disclaimed all such
intention. . • ’
The motion to take up Mr. Sneed’s resold
tion being carried, it was moved to strike out
the first date (9th) and idsert 15th, which
amendment was adopted.
Mr. Dorsey, of Hull, offered as a substi
tute a resolution authorizing the appoint
ment of a committee of three to confer with
a similar committee of the Seuate, ami to
suggest *to the General Assembly llie pro
priety of an early adjournment of the same.
This resolution-was hot entertained, the
desire being manifestly to dispose of Mr.
Mr. Moses, of Muscogee, offered as a substi
tute a resolution to transact ho further busi
ness until the Governor elect is notified that
then; is no further obstacle in the way ot-bis
inauguration, and to adjourn from day to
day to the 16tii inst. - - .
Mr. Kirby offered as a substitute a resolu
tion that the Legislature take a recess alter
the 18th inst. until the 15th day of ♦muary
After some random discussion on proposi
tions to divide the question as to the time of
tbe adjournment and the date on which the
General Assembly shouW reassemble, Mr.
Moses renewed the motion to consider his
substitute which, owing to some parliamen
tary irregularity, had bSfen passed over. In
support of his resolution he said
Mr. Speaker—ls lam not mistaken tbe
■ubstitute offered by me Is tbe question pro
perly before the House, and tbe one on
which the vote should be Asst taken.
I am opposed to an adjournment to a dis
tant day, because it is impossible to#oresee
at what moment the organization of the Slate
Government may be so far completed as .to en
able us constitutionally to Legislate, and while
1 do not desire that this body skonld proceed
to enact laws which will have no Forfie or
effect in the absence of a constitutional Gov
ernor, L desire by an adjournment from day
to day transacting no business iu tbe mean
time, that we should be here, ready to legis
late as soon as the obstacles may be removed
which for the preseut prevent the inaugura
tion of tha Governor elect.
In order to vote undcrslandingiy open this
question, It is necessary to aual) sc events,
that ws u»»y untfersurul Um true condition
and character of this body. What Is It 7 Is
It S political caucus, a part of the Provisional
Government, or au organ of the but* of
Georgia, having the source ofits power hi
the jieuple of UwtfUfe Pi Georgia, under the
provisions of a onnstituthin passed by the
people iu Gnnsral Convention assembled i
II Uie first, it has no Ugtsfetivs pong*
otu <wty U* imMimi ui ii*u
people It u |»H of the Provisions!
Government, It amy fepmfinlpsre whh and
have Us acts ratified by Mu* Fre
visional Uovvmor if it is the Legislature
us tin Hi ate, agsemhfed hy authority af tiw
people, It must noiMtuuuhwiu with aud have
Us Mis approved hy the Governor elect, who
derives hit posse* ihe sams sonras to
wll new Um proviftotu* id the ('ofiitjinihin
passed Si tiw paopt* J (ifengit le GeeeraJ
ifeeveuthm sssetnhfed HsasoMeg upon
facts and the theory of our Government, as
proclaimed and acted upon by the Legisla
tive, Executive and .Judicial Departments of
tlie General Government, -I have satisfied
myself that we are one of tbe departments of
the Government of the Slate of Geor
gia, and that we cannot make
laws for Georgia until tbe other co
ordinate department of the Government, tbe
Executive Department, shall be in a condi
ti mto discharge its duties. We cannot be a
part of the Provisional Government, because
that government derives its power from the
President ol the Coded States, a9 Com-
<nander-ui-Chief of the succeaa.ul army by
which we were over[>owered, aud we have
our warrant from the people. We are not a
mere political caucus, because we have hern
commissioned aud assembled here as Legis
lators. If,you will bear with me awhile and
allow the importance of the question to ex
cuse my trespassing upon tbe valuable lime
of the House, 1 will succinctly present the
reasous which have convinced my jmlgment.
A few years since and the relation which
the Slates bore to the Federal Government
remained an unsettled question. The entire
States Rights party of the South, and many
of the Democrats of tbe North conceded to
the States the right of secession ; in other
words, that a State might resume the rights
delegated to the Federal Government, be
come itself an independent nation, or com
bine with other States, and form an indepen
dent Government. The Federal or Republi
can party, and a large portion of tbe North
ern and Western Democracy, denied this
right, and regarded the Btatea as integral
portions of a national government. The
Republican party obtaining possession <d
some departments of the government, and
tbe indications being that it would soon ob
tain control of the other departments, and.
finally absorb in the Federal Government all
the reserved rights of the States, Georgia, in
conjunction with other Southern States, de
termined to secede and establish a separate
government. This right was denied by the
Republican party, and all the departments
of the Federal Government united in a de
termination, by force of arms, to perpetuate
the national Union, and establish by the
swo*) tbe indivisibility of the government.
Upon this issue a war ensued, which for ex
tent and fierceness, the vigor of the attack
and the stubbornness of the defence, has
scarcely a parallel in history. The four
years of revolution through which we
passed in a vain struggle to maintain our
principle, exhibited Southern heroism, val
or and devotion in light, so brilliant,
struggle* so grand, and sacrifices so
sublime, that m this day and hour, con
quered, vanquished and Overthrown, the
Southern heart yet swells with pride, as
memory bears back the events of our glori
ous struggle, and the conquered Southerner
would not exchange the bright heritage
which is hts, for alfthe glories which crown
the victor’s brow. (Applause.) We may
have e red in entering upon the revolution.
If we did, we have paid dearly for the error,
ia the loss of millions of property, and
dearer still in the noble-dead who have been
gathered to their fathers ! But we have the
proud consolation of we so
bore ourselves in that unequal conflict as to
win uie respect of our armed enemies, and
the plaudits of a Wondering and admiring
world. We recognize the vigor of the arm
that crushed our cause, yield a firm and last
ing allegiance to the government of which
we are a part, aud stand ready to defend its
integrity, with all that is left of Southern
manhood. (Applause.) *-
The theory maintained by the United
Slates Government in the successful issue of
this bloody contest is this: that the States as
States could not sever themselves from the
Union, that their powers, rights and liabili
ties remained, but that insurrectionary par
ties within tbe States, outnumbering largely
the loyal citizens, stifled tbe voice of the
States, and in armed rebellion trampled in
the dust tbe Stato Governments which they
endeavored to destroy, but tailing in their
rebellion, succeeded only in snsjjendinK—
that these State power* remained iu abeyance
and would again be brought into their luH
exercise and play, as soon ss a loyal major!-*
ty could he found m any ot these States, to
whom these suspended State powers could
safely be entrusted.
W hen Gen. Grant overpowered Lee, as a
soldier', and Geu. Lee, by his noble bearing so
conquered Grant,asa man,that he returned to
him his surrendered sword. When General
Johnson surrendered to Gen. Sherman, aud
the heads of the Confederate Government'
were fugitives, fleeing for safety, the Govern
ment itself having no local habitation and
scarcely a name- you Mr. Speaker, and tbe
members of this House, do well know'
bow the Southern heart felt; wrapped in
gloom, it was overpowered, hut not
subdued. One hope filled every
breast, and that was that imd.»
some new combination we might yet strik.
another blow for liberty ! Subjects we might
consent to be trader any other flag, but Bever
slaves under the banner of the Union. The
tyranny which we expected from the fanati-.
cal radicalism of the North made us suiien,
and though silent, we were defiant. In that
dark hour, when hope bad withering fled,
the President of the United Stales, Andrew
Johnson, with a moral grandeur which did
him as much honor as could be won by man,
if his fife extended to a thousand years, and
ail his deeds were noble, single and alone,
stood between us and the destroying, surg
ing wave oi fanaticism • In that trying hour
be conquered tbe South by bis magnanimity,
and did more to win our hearts than could
have been effected in years of oppression.
(Applause.) As Gommander-in-Cnief ot tie
Army of the United States, adopting the
theory upon which the North had fought the
war; be appointed a Provisional .Governor,
published a proclamation of amnesty to cer
tain classes ot our citizens, waited long
enough to see the effect of his proclamation,
aud -ascertain by tbe uumber of persons ac
cepting tbe same, and thus purging them
selves of disloyalty, whether there were loyal
men enough iu Georgia to justify him iu
placing iu their hands me Slate powers, till
then resting in abeyance.
As soon as be became satisfied on this
point, h.o authorized the Provisional Gov
ernor by proclamation to anthorise the peo
ple to bold a Convention aud form a State
Constitution, in which should be incorporat
ed the abolition of alavery. The Convention
did assemble, formed a State Constitution,
ordered the election of a Governor and leg
islature, and until the Governor could bo
elected, by certain ordinances then passed,
recognized the Provisional Governor as Gov
ernor of Georgia, until a constitutional Gov
ern >r could be elected. These elections have
taken place, and pursuing this policy logi
cally to its resulting consequences, as soon
ns tua Legislature could aasumbfe, eud the
Governor could be inaugurated, the State
Government becimn a iact accomplished,
and the Provisional Government expired hy
iu own llmitstlon. Hut while the legisla
ture has bora stiowed to assemble and enter
upon Um business of Legislation, Ute Provl .
sioual Governor has been directed to retail*
bis office until Ute Constitutional Governor
should bn Inaugurated and rocqmMsdbjr the
President. Now, my position Is Mist
white tbe President his full power lor poll -
Htal reafoßi which be may deem Miffinfent
to diaperae this Genera! Aasmuldy, annul all
rrt nsJlssm&’v&a I
of tile po*«i a. fhimmander law'bus of Um
Anty, It aausi be doea not duvui as suit) ,
MMMW loyal hi Iw eat* naiad with the reins
m| Goyeieiiieat, or for any igfe r reason* us
Mta«|i-pulley whmh might remind tire judf»
meat us the nounuerri til hie method of ra
ting a ih'iiwasruf panlfi-. Idewy (Its gowm of
the PreekfeniiMoresiiHmaANii-iii., ...nalHiate
Uormtimsni m whh-h out us the >fet*en
flsenie Sen hut eitdet sfcntwai desired hmm
the people, and the other department of this
civil Government shall act under a power de
rived. from a military chieflaiu, who holds
our destinies in his hands as a conquered peo
ple. The military head of the Government
can forbid ns from the exercise of powers
uuder a constitution which could only have
been formed Uy his withdrawing from us the
band of military power, but he cannot pul iu
operation a constitutional civil Government,
until all the departments'of that Government,
necessary to the legal expression of its will,
are in the exercise of their respective func
1 his is exactly our present condition, and
therefore I urge upou this House to ab
stain from business and adjourn
from day _ to day, until the obsta
cles which interpose to prevent the inaugu
ration ol the Governor can.be removed. Let
us pause iu our action until we know wheth
er we are regarded as loyal citizens aud con
stitutional Legislators, or unpardoued rebels
assembled here with ho legislative functions.
I make these remarks iu no factious spirit.
I am satisfied that the President is our best
triend, that we must sustain him and hia
policy, for unless he eau save us from the
radicalism of the North, there is no power
on earth to pass the cup ol degradation and
woe from our lips. It he fails to shield us,
exile will be the only refuge from iotarny.
Iu a brief reply, Mr. Kirby maintained that
Provisional Governor Johnson is the supreme
power in the State and consequently com
petent to approve and make valid the acts of
the Geuerqi Assembly, and that he was so
regarded by the President of the United
slates trom whom he derived his powers.
But even if a question should arise in regard
to his authority to eo-operate in the Legisla
ture of the General Assembly so far as to
make its acts valid, the difficulty could after
wards be remedied by the passage of an en
abling act. He concluded by moving to lay
Mr Moses’ substitute on the table for the
present, which motion was carried.
Mr. Sneed’s original resolution as amended
was then adopted. So the House voted to
take a recess on Friday next the 16th inst.
to reassemble on the 15th of January.
On motion, tbe House adjourned untH half
past eleven o’clock ou Monday. T.
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• ■ FOR SALK d t TO RKfitT.
FOR SALE OR RENT*
rrstVo Cot tun Plantation* 11l Laurens county. Ga.—
A Also Corn, Cotton Seed, Mules, Uxeu, Slock,
Cattle, Hugs, aud Wagons, Carts,
' Apply at Thomas’ cross Roads, or -to F. H, Howe,
Dublin, Lowndes county.
If not sot. for rented prior to second Monday In
January next, they Rill be offered at public sale at
Thomas’ Cr*ss Roads, in Laurens connty, on that day
d»’Jw BUT AN, HARTRfIJGE A CO.
ALARpE STORE well adapted to the Dry Goods
or Hoot slid Shoe trade.
For particulars enquire at 16£ ('ongress st
A THRER Story Brick Store on Bay street, west of
JX HamaNl, with so feet of wharf attached. IlVs
large storage room.
d#-lw - BBVaN, BARTRIDGE A CO.
FOB SALE, «
ppry OF SAVANNAH COUPONB, In sums to
FORBVCB. ANDERSON A JANNEY,
dft-tf No. 10 Stoddard's Rang*.
IA BBLS No. 1 Mackerel
I ” JO Mile Ho. 2 Mackerel
.. .. lu bbls No. 3 Mackerel. . , r
25 half bhls No. 1 Mackhrhl * r
-25 half bbls Nad Mackerel
lM) kits No. 2 Mackerel
160 kits no. a Mackerel - '
4n tabs Choice Laid - -. «
13 tube Choice Butter
- 4 firkins Choice Butter.
The above lot are freehand new, and will be offered
low, to close consignment.
’ CHAB. L. COLBY A CO.,
, nov23 _ corner Abercorn and Buy streets.,
For Lease or Rent,
USLACREH of good Farm Loud. two lullee from tha
Hob-,-. Apply to
. ’ JOHN MoMAHON,
*B3-tf Jefteraou and Broughton gcreefe,
OFFICE ATLANTIC & GULF nR„ \" j
Savannah, Dtc. ji, »,
STEAMBOATS Wanted at owe to brine away from
Doctortown to Bqyannoh one thousand bates of
Liberal term# will lie offered. ' ’ vr
d7-tf -7; > v JOHN SCREVEN, President.
AtWOp Watchmaker can obtain permanent and,
profitable employment by enquiring o t
H. A. TOPOAM,
1 w i 3B Congress street.
FOR JE. H. 8.-36 l>bls Flour I
‘ 80 half bids Ftouf
m B bbls Crackers
6 bbls Apples
6 bbls Enrs
G A W—MO tubs Lard.
If not called lot will be sold for freight and expense..
Ortas BRIGHAM, BALDWIN 2*CO.
GEORGIA and Hootli Csrotlua Bank Bills
Albany and Gulf Railroad Stock
Gen trot Roll i <eid Stock
Coupons Altiauy aud Gull Railroad
Coupons City of Harsniiali
KORDYCE, ANDERSON * JANNKY,
da-tf Buy at.. No. 10 Stoddard's Range
titGA A MONTH I Agents wanted wanted tot Mu
"oU nittrriu new arfiY-ln, lust out. Address Oi T.
GARRY. City Building. BUldulord, Maine,
tkGTi A UAV 1 A *'"‘ u wanted 111 sell a'uew aud
wonderful PICWINu MAUIINk, IDs only
cheap one maimed Adilrisw Nil AW A CLARK. Bid
dsAird, Malno. sspjLdAwtm
BRITISH NAVY CANVAS.
Foi eel* by •
dim I IIA ill tin IIIIKKN * MON.
irt Mateetiaaar I'Luftt,
unite oi sen jjtgf tuifg
WM M s'rtMA,
•NMt iveuei UmolM sad Bar m
DRV OOOIM AMD (' LOT HIM (J.
EINSTEIN & ECKMAH,
Xo. 11l Congress St. Saiatiab Ga.
THE OLD ESTABLISHF.D AND WILL KNOWN*
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
. AND DEALERS IN -
FRENCH, GERMAN, ENGLISH AND
HAVING just received and opened a very large
and select stock of Fancy Drees Good*. Honse
Keeping and Domestic Goods,. Blankets, Cloaks and
Shawls, Also Hats, Boots and Shoes.
„_£“ d J *£ • rades usually found In a first c asa
Dry Goods Honse. we would meet respectfully Invite
OU a i?™ er fr , l^ to “ and customers; also Merchants
andPlmrte™ vising the city, to cell and examine ear
stock before parchasleg elsewhere.
EINSTEIN A ECKMAN,
novfi-tf in Congress Street, Savannah, Ga.
To Ladies and Country
A LARGE STOCK OF
Dry Goods, FAncy Goods*,
Ac., Ac., Ac.,
Remarkably Cheap for Cash,
GAN BE FOUND AT
A.. Rmrolioh Co’m.,
18 BARNARD STREET, COR. CONGRESS LANE,
Comprising a general Assortment of Foreign and
Domestic Goods, Cloaks, Shawls, Ac.
N. R—By strict attention to basinets, ooarteous
and honorable dealing with our customer*, we trust
to merit and reeelva a liberal share of patronage,
s A large line ot White Goods and Linens now open,
octl# ' - t
Blankets I Flannels
CLOTHS AND CASHMERES *
BLEACHED AND BROWN SHIRTING*
DAMASK TABLE CLOTHS
FRENCH MERINOES AND ALAPACAS.
Received and for sale cheap.by t '
bet 2 * . 174 Broughton street
TUBT opened a large assortment of Zephyr Worsted
U Shawls, Sontags. Cloaks and Hoods, Children'
t aps, Boots and Gaiters.
Also, Irish Linens, Table Damask, Linen Towels,
Table Napkins aud Doyles, and a variety of Fancy Ar
ticles too numerous to mention.
All of which we offer at very low prices.
EINSTEIN A ECKMAN,
novS-tf , I*l Congress Strset.
PETER DONELAN, ’
PVITES attention to his new Invoke of the latest
CLOTHS AND CASBIMERES.
Topng gentlemen desiring a Faahlotuble Sait for
the Holidays thonld call and examine bis full assort
ment of % •
dU-’l NEW GOODE.
Corn and Hayl
fa AO BAGS prime whits Maryland Corn -
100 bales Hay. Landing aud for sale by
*• • *
Flour and Lard.
Having received a large Mock of the abore,
AT VERY LOW RATEH,
we ore able to oObr greet Induoemente to bayen.
K • .
. Southwest corner of Bay and Bsrasrd its.
Improved City Property.
MA Store, with two Dwelllsge, east end of
Liberty street. Ppeeeeeton given la ace
Two one-end-a-helf story wooden Tene
ments east eud of Tsylor street. J .
OH-lw BRYAN, HARIRI DUE A CO.
* HIGHLY IMPROVED
U Acres, with wooden dwelUnge and out-bull.l-
Inge, Juet beyond the city, on the Thunderbolt
road. Land Is of the beet quality; under leaee Ull
August Ist, lbdd
dlS.lw BRYAN. HARTRIDGB A CO.
IA BOXES of Lemuns, lot sale by
•V A. 0. LOUEUNO.
I 3000 pounds Potaeh, for sale by
6 bbls Coper os, for sale by
dlO-S A. C. LOMRUNG
A. C. LOMEUNO, 7”
DBA LOS 111
Groceries, Pronsious, Wines, Liquors, fte.
*»i» ivur orssa tnwu m rus eaeoear ums
UNDER MASONIC MALL
ICoruer of Bull Btreet tad Cuogreee tttreet Leas, * .
ILItXLMIHK KID U.dlIN
« ,jsat aa“
IdUU ‘WSuXL'Vit— .
as N A. MAH!»*• * tw,
PRICE, 5 CENTS
TRAVELLERS' INSURANCE CO.
OF HARTFORD, CONN.,
t»F AU KINDS.
CASH ASSETS. OCTOBER 1, 18C6. (GROSS)
*. *687.593 19. *
flre'yetirv, tp ™. **» one month to
„f fc,T J * from $6 oto ft 10.600 hi uia
m *-* weekly^eXSSS
wb2£« j anycatuidty
Stem* (Tomta Z or no ‘-»‘ premiums
MONTHLY AND MARINE POLICIES.
o*e month general accident policies written to any
•mount ep to Jiu.ootl, insuring against sinklndsof
aertdehts, travelling mclnded, at one dollar per thou
sand. Aay person baying nix one month policies to
«Pt'mUu"’fee.r^ V ° hM ‘ f ye " P ° OCT & tis tex
n.i£^, p 2/ lcU ® writ ' eu for voyages to California,
Uverpool, Harry, or other distant porta, at low rates!
uaky' U * against loss of life ny any description of oaa-
OLDRBT ACCIDENT INSURANCE COMPANY IN
’ . . AMERICA.
T*a Taanuau’ lnsosam» Compant or Hastvoko,
lonm., m the pioneer Accident insurance company in
inis country; takes rinks on as favorable terms as any
fioaad can, and pays its losses promptly.
Up to November Ist, 1865, it bad issued over thirty
thonMod policies, and paid over six hundred losses—
iuclading the sum of $40,000 realised to fourteen pol-
Bdumi? wrthin the y eal » leßß tha “ $260 tn pre-
No Mbdical Examination Hi««uirkd.
to all principal towns and cities in
.the UnlUd Btates and Canadas, where policies are
written without delay.
A FEW OF THE LOSSES PAID.
Travelers’ liisnraiice Ce. es Hartford,
UF TO NOVEMBER Ist, 1885.
No. Policy. Inscription. Am’t Amt
2768 insurance agent, Chicago. M '
by railroad accident . $12.80 SSO 00
8884 Kxpreaaman, Rockford, 111. Sate * ‘ W
door lammed finger • - 12 00 20 on
6688 Manufacturer, Galesburg, 111. Cut ”
hand In planing machine - - 10.00 40 no
4288 Expressman, Detroit, Michigan.
Struck hand against post to
throwing letter fi om train - So.do 100 OO
BU» Innkeeper, Dunkirk. New York.- a. w
Thrown from .lelgh . - 25 oo' 7k nn
8681 KaHroad Conductoi, Maro-Manie,
Wla. Hand Jammed in coupling
cars - . - * . 30 00 an on
2008 Insurance agent, Brooklyn, N. Y.
Fell down stairway . - 26 00 95 nn
2504 Carpenter, Detroit, Mich. Fell
from car while at work upon it - 6.00 10 OO
6277 Agent, Indianapolis, lud. Injured ’ W
by fall - - - 2* oo so on
8614 Merchant, St. Johns bury, Verm’t
■% Piece of steel flew into hia eye - 18 00 20 on
4879 Oawenter, Port Jervis, N.Y. An
kie sprained - - - 30 00 60 OO
6644 Carpenter, Mansfield, O. Cut hts
hands in removing goods at a
fire . - . - 600 Is arr
JI9B Merchant, St. PauL Min. Timber
fell on foot - - - 600 10 an
4*i * Fireman, Cleveland, O. Finger
pinched off iu pair of large
tongs - K.OO 80 on
6647 Policeman, Dayton, Ohio, Fell"
upon an adze, cutting knee - 6.00 37 so
4887 Merchant, Hartford, Conn. Cat
hia hagd against timbers - - 2500195 0*
4570 Traveling agent, Menota.Hl. Fell
, while stepping from cars - - 30.00 76 40
6711 Merchant, Dixon, HI. Hart hia
shins against a trunk . la 00 10 ew
*174 Insurance agent, Pekin, HI. An
kle fractured climbing a fence • 26 00 175 no
10043 Merchant, ProvSenee.lt. 1. Jim. ° 115 00
med between ferry boat and
4033 Moulder, Port Wayne, Ind.' Foot *°'°° #o '° o
burned by hot Iron - - 16 00 *vs tn
7260 Farmer, Bheidon, Vt. Thrown
from wagon - . -2500 moon
*648 Merchant. ZunesvfHe, O. Fell Into
ouivert - - - .26 on ex on
8036 Hotel keeper, Lynn, Maas. Wag
on upset by gate ol wind - . 6,0o # 28.00
Jamis G. Battxbson, President.
KanMXY Dxnms, Secretary.
v A. WILBUR,
dl3-tf Agent to'Bavannah, Ga.
-. Marine Insurance:
< ■ . - •
R IV ,* E , V d °“* n aw “ toKan Ibr the Atlantic Mu-
XV tusl Insurance Company of Nsw York, by
_ CHARLES GREEN A SON,
d6-tf N °' * Stoddard' Eastern Range, Bay at.
FIRE AND MARINE
SECURITY INBURAGE COMPANY.
Capital and Surplus ♦1,600,600
PHCENIX INSURANCE CO.
Capital and Surplus ♦1,600,000
INTERNATIONAL INSURANCE CO.
Capital and Surplus ....•♦1,200,000
MANHATTAN INSURANCE CO-
Capital and Surplus ♦900,000
Riakg taken in the above highly responsible Com.
psnies on buildings and -wKSiwofalltooto-
ISK Vpiyto o"** 0 "** corre *P° l| 4mg with t£
. . A A - BAHM Agent,
n9-3m No. 12 Stoddard** Range. R*v street
National Marine and Fire
OF NEW ORLEANS.
UM.. uver llueiar A GaimnsU.VtleyrtJwet.
dVi loT ’ WM BAI/r.