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THE SAVANNAH DAILY HERALD. VOL. 1-NO. 283. The Savannah Daily Herald fMORNING AMD EVENING} tt. W. MASON A CO., At 111 Bat Struct, Savannah. Gsounu. >!>«•: per Copy .Five Cent*. Per Hundred A3 SO. Per Year *lu ou. Amiirm ■■ a: Two Dollar* per Square ot Ten Lines for first in sertion ; One Dollar tor each subsequent one. Ad vertisements inserted in the morning, will, if desired, appear in the evening without extra charge. JOB PRINTING, In every style, neatly and promptly done. BY TELEGRAPH TO THE ' Daily Herald. FROM THE STATE CAPITAL. GOVERNOR JENKINS TO BE INAUG URATED TO-DAY. Millbdoeville, Duo 13.—Hon C. J. Jen kins, Governor elect, will be inaugurated to morrow at noon. The business transacted in the Legislature was unimportant. 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, JOHNSON. "‘A *- T' , *.» Gov. Jenkins Declines to be Inaugurated Millbdoeville, Dec. 12.—The Provision al Governor has sent to the Legislature the following dispatch: 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 the Government. 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 CONGRESS. Tbs Resolution for a Joint Committee on tbe Late Confederate States Fussed in ■ ' the Senate. Credentials from Tennessee Members Pre* rented. Senate. 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 Judiciary. 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. ' *_?-.. House. • 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. * YtHBKENTUCKY L*GISL*TI'RK. The Anti-Si*very Amendment to the Con stitution. 1. 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 rules. 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 144 7-8. 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 Mid. 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 «inoer, THE LEGISLATURE. THE QUESTION OF AD JOURNMENT. ELOQUENT SPEECH OF MR. MOSES, OF MUSCOGEE. [from our special CORRESPONDENT, j Milleokyillb, Ga., Dec. 2, lsoo. Senate—talurdsy. 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 ply- 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 ing. - 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 Johnson : 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 United States. [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. Passed. Bill to incorporate the Georgia and Ala bama Railroad Company. Passed. Some time was spent in reading bills a second time. Hon. B. B. Moore was elected President pro ttm. of the Senate. The President then adjourned till Monday morniDg at ten o’clock. House—Saturday. MtLLEDGEVILK, Dec. 9th, 1865. After the reading of the Journal, the Clerk announced the Staudiug Committees of the House. The rules having been suspended for the introduction of new matter, the following among oilier bills and resolutions were in troduced. • 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 America. 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 Assembly. _ A message was received froto the Provi sional Governor transmitting the following telegram from the President of the United States: . 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 teg 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 lowed. 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 dential cause. 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 tion. 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. Sneed's resolution. 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 next. 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 tions. -i 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. A New Paper.— A specimen number of a new newspaper, entitled the Journalof Opin ion, hasjust been .issued. Its object is the republishing of selections of the more impor tant editorials and other articleMßtrom the newspaper press of the whole world, but more especially of this country. “Its legi timate sphere," says the prospectus, “will m olude not only so-called political questions, but also those of a religious, literary, and scientific character.” • ■ 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. TO RENT, ALARpE STORE well adapted to the Dry Goods or Hoot slid Shoe trade. For particulars enquire at 16£ ('ongress st d9-eocft3 FOR RENT, 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 sail purchasers. FORBVCB. ANDERSON A JANNEY, dft-tf No. 10 Stoddard's Rang*. For sale. 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, WANTED. Wanted. * 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. WATCHMftKEfi WANTED^ AtWOp Watchmaker can obtain permanent and, profitable employment by enquiring o t H. A. TOPOAM, 1 w i 3B Congress street. Consignees Wanted. 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. WANTED. ~ 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 Wanted, titGA A MONTH I Agents wanted wanted tot Mu "oU nittrriu new arfiY-ln, lust out. Address Oi T. GARRY. City Building. BUldulord, Maine, seplft dAw9m Wanted, 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 m GOODS HOUSE, . AND DEALERS IN - FRENCH, GERMAN, ENGLISH AND DOMESTIC GOODS. 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. DRY GOODS. HIGHLY IMPORTANT To Ladies and Country Merchants. 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 ' H. HATH, bet 2 * . 174 Broughton street SHAWLS, SHAWLS. 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, ’ Merchant Tailor PVITES attention to his new Invoke of the latest Styles of 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 BUTTER, *• • * 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 • . RANDELLACO., . Southwest corner of Bay and Bsrasrd its. dlB-tf Improved City Property. MA Store, with two Dwelllsge, east end of Liberty street. Ppeeeeeton given la ace month'e noUce. Two one-end-a-helf story wooden Tene ments east eud of Tsylor street. J . OH-lw BRYAN, HARIRI DUE A CO. * HIGHLY IMPROVED Market Garden. 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. Lemons, &c. IA BOXES of Lemuns, lot sale by •V A. 0. LOUEUNO. I 3000 pounds Potaeh, for sale by A.C. LOMEUNO. 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, * . HAVANNAU, UJftWGM. dll «•> ILItXLMIHK KID U.dlIN « ,jsat aa“ For Bale, IdUU ‘WSuXL'Vit— . as N A. MAH!»*• * tw, PRICE, 5 CENTS INSURANCE. PROTECTIVE IHSDRANOE THE ORIGINAL TRAVELLERS' INSURANCE CO. OF HARTFORD, CONN., Inqpres against ACCIDENTS 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 LW, 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. •T THE Travelers’ liisnraiice Ce. es Hartford, UF TO NOVEMBER Ist, 1885. w 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. OO'M., -. 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. NEW YORK FIRE AND MARINE Insurance Agency. 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 e 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 Rellnblo-aoutVern Xxxsuraxxoe. THE ' National Marine and Fire INBDBAHOE GOIPANT, OF NEW ORLEANS. CAPITAL gIMO.OOO S."K-“rr~ ns:;, UM.. uver llueiar A GaimnsU.VtleyrtJwet. WOOD, WOOD. dVi loT ’ WM BAI/r.