The Cotton states

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The Cotton states
Place of Publication:
Micanopy Fla
George J. Arnow
Creation Date:
May 21, 1864
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v. : ; 63 cm.


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Newspapers -- Micanopy (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Gainesville (Fla.) ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Alachua County (Fla.) ( lcsh )
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United States -- Florida -- Alachua -- Micanopy
29.506389 x -82.281944 ( Place of Publication )


Cf. Gregory, W. Amer. newspapers, 1937.:
Began in Dec. 1860; ceased in 1865.
General Note:
Published at Micanopy, Fla., 1860-<Sept. 1861>; at Gainesville, Fla., <Jun. 1862>-1865.
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Publishers: George J. Arnow, <1861>-1864; J.M. Arnow, 1864-1865.
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"In God is our trust."
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Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 41 (Sept. 28, 1861).
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A full set of Blacksmith Tools- of -lie
best, puaity by ,
S- r J." T. .MATIIE%\\S.
G.i;Ne--.*lle,-April *23,.... 68---4

Cou cellor 61 Law.

TT7ILL practice in all the Courts of
_W East, _FLorida, particularly inuthe
Circuit Courts-of Marion and adjoining
Counties. Of rce at his residence two miles
We l6 of, Ocala; he can be found in Ocala.
on mail days. -
Oct. 1. No. 44-tf

Galnesv.lle, Fla.
Will pract ice in-theCircuit Courts ofNas-
sku, Columbia, Bradford, Alachnaand Le-
vj counties of the Suwaanee Circuit, and
Duval and Marion of th+ Eastern Circuit;
a.nd'will also attend the Confederate States
District, Court for East and South Fla., and
the State Supreme* Court.
Gainesvile.Aug. 1.sf, 186,. .34--tf.
S q Coluqnbion copy f.

Attorn ey at iLawv.
Ga i neeviii@,, Fla. ,
W TILL attend prmply to. all business
intrusted to his care in the Coun-'
ties composing the Swunriec. C'ircuii, and
3Marion of the Eadtern : .
,Oct "S 1. No. 47-1..


A large bla.:k horse, 'formerly owned
by Emmett Johnston. of Chambers'
Co,2d Fla. Cav., frayedd from C(arp Milt-
on on the 4ti of May. A liberal rew"4
-Will be glrt n for hisddelivery.
;.J. D. COLDI',.
May 14, 81--2t

To the Tax Assessors and Collectors
of the State of'Florida.
Tallahassh. May 6th, 1864.
N-OTICE ,is hereby given to the T"-
Assessors and Collectors of the Slato
of Florila, fliat lhey are authorized to
receive Confelcrate Treasury Notes 6fthe
new issue ia ,a\ ment of all taxes due the
Governor of Florda'
Masy l4h th 21-1t. ;, *^^*"

' .... N ZO TICE.

A young man in the army of M Va .
is anxious to open a correspon d(o
wiih some young lady with &v of Mat riruony. Must be good looking
of a cheerful disposition, and real name
Address J. C, S.
2d Floiida Regiment,
Perry', Brigade.,
A. N. U,

Va. .I. ..,
Jaumes A. Se,.)dj)n See War f :.,
S. R. Mallory See of Navy.| '
81 al. "I = .
lT appearing to the satisfaction of the Oqd*
..L that the said defendants, Jame& a Aoddoai
Secretary of War, and Stephen E. Mal.or0,..
of the Navv of the Con.federate SitBrles.,
y'ud i he limits of the State of Florida, t v!%, laI
the State .of Virginia. It is therefore 6tdesa
tht notice be perfeeid by pubLutiou .r U
spa,,: of four ntonttus. in aooordance iWtU, -
terms,.,f tile statute in such uease nide -AH
provided, and that the saiddefendmta be r6t'p
e, [o h load answer or domur to sMid bill ofcoia-
plaint. within said time or the same wtwill b*4
aE. confes-.ed agoinst them.
Given under myhand andd sel of OM*.04
Gainesville, April 30th, 186C

IX months. after date, I will present
my accounts an'i vouchers to J. .C.
Gaidiier, Judge of Probate of the State of
Florida, for the county of Alachua, as
Admn'r. other Estate of Isaiah Eioyd, late
jpf said coumy dec'd, and ask to be dis-
charge from further Administration of
said-eftate. Persons having -claiam will
present them on or before that time, and
thope indebted will make impieiiate priy-.
meJt, W, H. KENNEDY.
January 16, No. 57-6'm *

.IX months after the drte hereof I
shall ireaienw my f'nal naeotniq nil vouch--
ers to the Judge of. Probote of Levy Co.
and apply for a discharge as Adni'rx. of
the Estate of Denj. Brooks. late ot'faid Co,
Administratrizx. "
January I6lh. I,,5-6l



Notice. '
EKS after date, I will .Applyt
ady, Judge of ProW*'01tF
lorida, for the county of
etters of Admintet.atioat1M1
James Weks, latR
ceased. HARRINT M.
68o-..,w +

sons indebted to U&ft..
tas J. Wallsai, Itt'o'lt
eased, are hereb:y Wt, Bi6;i
trdinte payment, and thoemb .
seaainst --skid etAtojM4Wi
du.y authentieted ..--.-..0"
N'kNCY- .VN ^'*
22-4" -r 't

April 16thh 67-tf

Wanted to Purch Ise.

- . .

the rate of three thou sand doll Ara pr, an-
num ; and the salaries of all laid sifficars,
whose compensation is above l.m qhous-
and dollars, and does net exciied 0i sum
of three thousand. dollars per -annum,
shall for the -same period of time, 'be in-
creased at the rate of fifty per cent. per
annum; but it is hereby expressly dwol-
ed that the increased compensation pr*-
vided for in this act hall not be paidW t
any officer or employee In any Executive
department of tihl government who WAIllt-
ble to perform military duty, or is able to
bear arms in the field, unless such offileti
or employee shall first obtain a certificate
from the head of the department in which
he is englge'l that his services aro abso-
lutely ne'.-essary to"the government, and
iliat his,'place cannot be supplied- by any
cne known to be head of the department
who is not subject tomilit try dht', -VihW .
sni,] 7ertiic.-te shall be file I with tite'- a."
reliary orlthe Trea;ury before the mo4y
is paid : and ft shall he the duty of the-
said Secretary, at. the'beginning 'of each' .
beFi,.n, to communiiate a list ofll-suaee
ce't;fiteaYe to Congress: Provided, That,
no clerk, 'who, hy virtue of-amitary-com-
mission, receives ratiLons'or commutation
of rations, shall -be entitled to the banebt
'of this act., -1 -,* 1 \ 1 1, 1. -, s 'a
Approved, Janairy 30, 1864. ,
; -* '[N o. '22.] : ., '
An Act to regulate thec',lleotion 'of, t"
tax in kind upon-;, tqebaoo, -and to m -, m .,
an'act entitled "an act to lay taxes for
the common defence, and carry on the
Government of the Confederate States,.' ? +;
approved April 21th, 1863. ;
L-Tbte Ciongress of tho .Confedergtov t'tate,.
of America d. enact, That the tax in kind ;
.of one-tenth imposed by said 'act. upon a&U
tobacco grown, in the Confederate States,
instead of'being collected by the post..
quartermaster, shall be collected by LAle ',7
agents appointed .by the Secretary of tMe
Treasury to coileeft and jpressrve ol ot o, ba:i
and the tax assessors shall transfer their
-estimates of the tobacco due from esach
planter or farmer, specifying both quan-.
tity and quality, to the said agents o-r their
duly authorized sub-agentf, taking 'their _
receipts therefore, and also. transmW" t '
copy of these estimates to the Chief of the.
Produce Loan Office, anid whjen said to-
.baeco has been c,.,lle'c.ed, the >8aid~agenda
shall be liable for its site custu dy. ..***
See. 2. That each fartnt.?r and planter,
n,,t eill,?r than [lie firsL day of Jie,-or-.
later itian tihe fi'teeuth day of July, sha.l
deliver hiz titii. of tobacco, in prizing or-
der, put up in convenient parcels for
transportation. at the nearest prizing-4d-
pot, (,f wli0' h there sliall Ec not less than
one established iu each county by the
agents for tIlie collection and preservation
of tobacco, when the said tobacco hall be.
prized an.] securely,. in hogheadIs
or other package, suitable for market b .y
said agents. ,.
See. 3. That the tl.s assessor shall re- .
/quh'e a statement from each farmer W *
plianterasjto thed different qualities ofto-
batcb rai-',l by him, and shAll asAesa as
due the Citfedleiate States one-teath ef
said qualities, which hall be stated sep-
arately in his esit,,atesR, and chalr be dae
livered separately by the farmer or pla&n-"
ter At the prizing depots. '
Sec. 4. All acts and parts of acts in-
c.nislaut with the foregoing are hertby
rep eale l. .' ... ,
Approved, January 30, 1864, .
i 2
An Act to extend the proviions of an act
entitled "-An set in relation to the re-
ceipt of Counterfeit treasury- B*t@. t
public officers." Approved May r!ir
one thousand, eight hundred andtixty-
'\three. "- : : .
-The Congress of the Confederate Stitse
of America do enact, That, the provisions
of an act entitled, "An act in relation to
the reetipt oJf ouuterfeit treasury notesb
public officers," approved May let, onls
thousand, eight hltdred and sixty-threo
be, and the same are hereby extended so
as to embrace all counterfeit treasu-ry
notes received by'\be public offioerS niefi d
tioned in said act, prior to the first day of +
January, in the year eighteen hune'?.*_
amd sixty-four. + ^ (.:.. /*
Approved, January 30, 1864. ,.
May 21, 72-4t ; '"" r'"


We' haxe- adopted 'the 'same .rates of ad-
vertising as the Foiddan &i Journal
which are as follows: "" I
One square, (10, minonH lines) or less, for
each insertion, -;- W-- - ..-. $2.00
Estate & Legal Notices to be charged the
same as transient Advert isement s,except
Notice of Dismission as Adminiftrator for
which the charge shall be,' $40 00
Obituary Notiocs and Tributes of Respect
charged as advertisements.

Special wTotlee.
No attention will be paid to transient
advertisements unaccompanied with the
oaik. .At.. Is. easy "for a dTerdsers to calcu-
late the number of squares their adver-
tisement will make, and remit according-
" ly. A square is ten printed lines. Any
number of liUIs less than ten is', counted
*a Asquaee., :'Aline ofmanuscript, on or-
dinary paper, will make one line printed.

'year" ;" -- 10 00'
For 6 months or less, $5 00

Sirsdct'insits.-Persons seeing their pa-
persemarked thus--X--will know that
their time has expired or about to expire.
Those in arrears will favor us by remit;-
ting, as our cash expenses are very heavy.

BY AU T H () -R, I T Y..
Acts and Resolutions passed at, the fourth
session of the first Congress, 1863, 1864.
[No. 1.]
An Act tonam.-il so much of t--c I ion'eleven
of the Tax, Law as requires one-tenth of
thre sweet potatoes produced this year to
be paid to theGjvernment.
Th.e Congress of the Confederate States
of America d.,, enatei That so iur-ch of see-
tion elevent;hof "Au Act to lay taxe8 for
the common defence, -and carry on the
Government ofthe Conf?deraLe States,"
apl'.roved April twenty-fourth, ,i.liteen
hundred and sixty thrne, as requires far-
mers and planters to pay one-tenth of the
sweet potatoes produced in the present
year to the (U'coie,lerate Government, -be
so amended as to authorize-the producers
of. sweet potatoes, in the year eighteen,
hundred and sixty-three, to make commu-
tation by payment of the money value of
the tithe thereof, instead of T'.\ meat in
kind, at rates to be fixed by HlMt 'ojujiz-
sloiiers under the iii[,f's ,inie.,t act.
Approved, Dec. .2., I2,! .

An -Act anihorizi, igthe tax in kindon ba-
con to be.',n>IMtii, d by 'f alt
: pork'as an eqi'.a1.
The Congress of the'Con f',,e Sl tte,
of .\iierica. do enact, Twitt bi-tant (
termaslers and other agents ,: .a..d in
the ,.oieetin o:,f itix in kind may be au-
thoi, ze,.I. unde-r orders and regulations
niiail, ly the Secretary of War, to demand
audrejeiV-e, in- commutation for the tax
in kind on barton, an e>lni'.alent., therefore
iin sail pork. +
.\l.ptr>.ed, De.?. 28,:1863.

An Act to-prevent the -enlistment or enrol-
meat/of ,.t itItittes -in the military ser-
vice of the C..,nQiet'. ae tt .
The ('.,ngr.,r- of- the C'.:.Dtireleiate Stateg'
of .\ .1rt'v, do enact, Tli -,t no per-on lia-
h!e t.) milit'iy 3,v:rvice .liall hereafter 'be
prtmltitel ,,n "all,:,wu-, I,., tut'Llish a 91tbrti-
iutc:- f5,r'svch 6r-iee. iiur'hi ill any sub-
stitute be.received, ,.uli:ie.1 or t 'lo,l'l ; u
the' military 'iervk e of 'the, C6utederate
S ta t e s : + -
,: Ali-Prov.), Dec. 28, 1863., .
'[N o.' 5,] :
An Act to put. ahnend to the "exemption
.ir, ntiliiart -ervice of those who have
lir .tI,,i r i hill :lit substitutes.,
IWhereas, -in the -preS I njr circumstances
:ofthe c.u.,ntry, it requitr'-the aid of all
who are"able 0o bear arms: .
Tei -t.,.nr;;re's of the. Confederate States
.of k\paeiea.,du <(.t f-ict, 'That nQ.person shall.
lie :Kxeiaiip)ie'l from military service by rea-
sjit ot hf I ll '.ii; g ruttiiiht-,la sibsiiLtauo ;
l.,ul tlii Wolnot hr, l ht l.,e so construed as-
to affect pSersons .wo,4 |hIough not liable to
render iiiilitni_ -seryibe,. have,- neverthe-,
less, furnished i;!:,'ttiti ittfi .
- Al\^r.,ved~, Jan." 5,:l[864, "' ;

An act 10t coLIIn1tue in force an--a 'et e ,n1':e.
S"An Act -[I.' provide -for the compensa-
tion In t Certainu p ,r I ,o therein named,"
appr,,-,.I ,Ma.%. the tist, eighteen hun.-
dred nut -ixt,-ttnee.
The Congress, of th Il.'oi,? 1fele'ate States-
ofAmerica d9 enti .-,I Tl.'rIat the act entitled
-"An Act to provide fo.r the conrPen-ittioti
.of certain f ."? t '-,.' i t -ic" 1.t ed, ap
,proved-May the first. (ightecui hundred
an.] -ixi*v-three, wlii. h, by its own limi-
ii: ton, w..uld expire ,:.lethe first of Janu-
.t'.v, eigilueeu,, and sixty-four-: be,
[.n 'rhlie saine i lih..reby coniit,,ie-l in foree
unriil (ihe first o Jaitaiary, eighteen hun-
,Ir 1 a l l Ixfy -fi ve.
Approved, Jan. 6, 1864.
: ++, '- .]

Joint Resolutions of Th.hasks t- Gpneral
RoBt. E. Lee. and to the ofcersajrnd sol-
diers uii:it, e r his command.
\V'Kereis, The campaigns f the brave
and gallant arm'ifez co- ering the capital of
-the Cjneder.'te St:,tes during the two'suc-
SCessiv ye.ars.of e"!gtsen hu..dred and rfix-
t.-two nd eighteen hundred and sixty-
three, uitdevr tLhe leadership and comma;*l
of GeKzrasl -Robert E. Lee, have been
crownc&d-with _g'ot'iub results,- Jereatiug
go;,ialy v-ulierli, f,.,irees ma-se,|' by the en-
ern.v lo; lhe c lue,:,i,:] t of these States, re-
pllidni; tle invade ?rs witl immense losses,
and twice ttansf.rritg the battle. fields
.from our~o-n ec'ul.iiry 10 rlhat 'of~lhe ee
-my : .tiil. whereas the. 'masterly and glo.-
rious achiievement, renderings forever m-em-
;.orable the fietd's ofthe '.'.5,.*veu. Da~ys of
Groat Battle~s,"*which r~aised- the siege of
Richmond, as well a~s those of Cedar Ru~n,
Second Manassas, Hiarper's Ferry, Boons-
both', Shaii_[i-bttn g. S ,epherdstown, Fred-
eric.kshura:. \\ inchlenter. CGettysburg, and.
Chanoellorsville, command the admiration
and grantittde^ of our country: And,'
whereass, theae',an4 other illusntiousl set?-
vices rendered: by this able commander
since the commencement of ou~r war of-i,.r
de[,eniideuce, have especially endeaiwd him-
t0 the hearts of his countrymen, and have
imposed on Congres the. grateful duty of
-giving expression to their feelings: There-7
fore, ,* '- '
Resolved, by the .Congress of the Con-
federate. States (of America+: That the
thanks of Congress are due, and are ten-
dered tlo Gen~eral E,,,Iiert E. Lee, the 'qficers and soldiers of the Confeder-
.ate armies" under-his ,cprmtaad, for the

grdlt anmd signal victories-ktley have won
'over t. .vast h -t 61' the enemy, and for
the ine:t.iui iMe services they have render-
ed in d(Itrtevri of the., liberty an-d in, L [-pen-
dence of our country.
R,?;olve.l that the President be reques-
ted to"c.)tIbiuuui>.lite these:,resolutions to
.General Robert E. Lee, -and to'che -officers
.an,] :oliei's hereih, designated.
Approved January 8, 1864. 1
S [No .] .:
An Act to authorizd the cancellation of
certain Confederate States Bond", and
the su/)stitutiiln of others for tbero,
The Congress of llhe Conifederate Stateps
ot'fAmeri.a do enact, That the 'eeretnry
of the Treasury be,-*aud lie is herebly au-
thoriied, 1tp,:,u Ihe receipt of satibla..t,.,ry
evidence. that eight per c,? bmnd3, is-
sued byhimx .upo.,n I he req(iisijL ias ot the
Secretary of the Nav\y, d.ate,! October the
eightetnth-and twenty-.?evenib, eighteen
: uir lr-.d and z;si y-tv. t>.' ,:.!Ke hniii'i ,u ,,f
,.l;:'l1-l e i t l1, %v, l".... ,-uL:-._-:Ile.1 -ti r 'J d,
to j,'ii a,:- *io ,l.! ..' v .." i .* h Secretary
,I' illc N t\\,' 1111 L:.iLL l him .t- o;f bonds of
like char,-cter. '
Approved, January 9, 1864.

[No. 11h]

WHEREAS Simmeon Helvenst'on, Adm'r.
IN the mait-- r of ti.e E-tate ofrB. R. Hin-. upon the Estate of Barnet Tyner, deceas-
son, ti,e inwilvem-y, o'staid E-state ha%- d intestate of said County, lias tisdij
ing been suggkf'gte'd by the Admiriistr1tor, filed in the Probaie Court. of said County,.
it is theieicpie, ol,:e-l that, all claims a writen sugg-siion of ihe insolvency of
against said E-.lar,- be rendered in to .the skid csta.e; nhc rei'.,r;. u ce+ i +hereby
Judge o0 ]'rohiie by 6he oit day of .Jlnl' give to All persois ;i CV-ig ,iius* ;aili t
next when thl wiil b>- a prortata deskri. ':sad" deceased- inreste.te o0 tiil ;he stime, i!
bation of the a i.i Ir is fu; their order th>, office of said Court, on or befor, li
ed that. the A*,wn.-travo,'- file an account lst day or January 1864, when, there wii
of lhe ns.-ets In ,-'nid, a;ld the claims be a pro 'rata p r y-K,:j % I t.',,- ilhe ,.r\
,w which hae i, [,r 1r e- *.o1 >-. be t'.V16 L ,..,-,(,t,,s o ; ILI'.,., ,u -,lv.,ir e lata e.
tijn will be m'a.ite ,'ir lener:. of n,'hu.iii dis- at.Ucaia J j .-',,i, IS ;.
charge from further Akdaii-istration of L \\ M. fARRIS.ON
said Estate. J... 6I U I6e of Probate.
E. H. .'P.DAN, M.-C. F.
Judge of Probate. August ,st, -I No. 34-9m

A dministratrix Notice.
L ETTERS of Ahministration having
been granted to the undersinged, by
the Probate Court of Marion County, Fla.
on the Estate of Geb-rge W.. Stakes, on
,the'9th of Feb. 1864. All persons having
claims against said Est1ate are hereby no-
tified to present, Ithem legally autlendcni-
i.-.. w.hlI i i e tiie prescribsdby'l;tw, or
tihev %%ill ')e bear-e,!, and all aiiersias in-
d -i.-t.i'. ,' ti i,'q .i L .I i .., :1 ii k.e i tilijii.H i I
p ,ytii.:.,. ,L1 r'IL S/0,T"L.L',
^ ,- t.-*-' -* ^^,, +' A dmr's...
May 7.- I'L:- I :

For tliie .e'.1.. ,t ,: ,.,1' I" Al.,-iha, M air ,,ji,, Clay,
Putmnm d.'r. loitn_. lUV'tl. N.Lisau, Or-
ang.e, Sumter, Voli:ia, "oiil,.- ,?,,u iie>
composinig the, ,..i iiu-la L L isier', Judicial
Circuit of Fl,:,rii .,.
+ will tla e.i I to th. 'a--igij --n if Certi-
ficates .issue. I \- C. i. ei,,ti.' for" the
4pe cent. -L1 !.,s, '.n, 1tratio't._to .:.ther No-
tarial burliness. i +
kW- Ouicw-FLJ. R.-R.OIFFIC,
'Gainesville, Fla.

An Act to continue in force the, pros-
ions of An Act therein- named.
The Congress of the Confederate States
of America do enact, 'That the provisions
of an Act entitled "An Act to increase
the pay of -certain dtflcers and employees
of the Executive and Leg;s~latlh Depart-
ments," approved October thirteenth,
eighteen hundred and 'sixty-two, be and
the same are hereby- continue -in force
until otherwise ordered byy Congress.
Approved, January 13, 1864.-
Acts and; R! 3'i.+t.- pamsed at the fourth
Session of the first Congress, 1863, 18641.
Resolved. by the Congress of the Con-
federate States of America, That the pres-
ent is&deemed a fitting occasion to remind
the people of the Confederate States that
they are engaged in a a struggle for the
preservation both of liberty and civiliza-
tion, and that no sacrifice of life or-for-
tune can be too .e,-1;Y which may be re-
quisite to secure, to themselves and their
posterity the enjoyment of these inappre-
ciable l.,inr-; andalsd to assure them
that, in the judgment, of tlhe Congres., the
resources of the country, if developed with
energy, husbanded with care, and applied
with fidelity, are more than sufficient tao
-ip.-ort the most protracted War which it
c:an be ne^e-ii-ryto wage for our indepen-
dence ; and to exhort them every consid-
eration -which can influence freemen and
patriots to a itn tginauinioiq surrender of
&I personal nu-. p-irty teu-l ; to an indig-
nant. rebuke of every exhibition of factiius
.temper, -in whatever quarter, 1.,r upon
whatever pretext it may be made;.to a
geiter,,LtI sui.pp.,r of all branches :of the
i )..ei imeut in mthe legitimate exerclse-of
their constitutional powers; and to that.
harinii,,i,)uis and unselfish and patriotic
co-operation who 6an alone impart to our
cause the irresistible strength which
springs from united councils, fraternal
feelings, and fervent ,.l&viuun to the pub-
lie weal. n
Alp.lpruve'l, January 22, 1864,
[No. 14.] .,
An Act to prevent the procuring, aiding
and assisting of persons to desert from
the army of the Confederate States, and -
for other' purposes. 0
The Congress of the Confederato Stales
of America do enact, That every person
not suhj.P-:.t to the rules and articles of war
who shall procure or entice a soldier or
person enrolled for service in* the army
of the CGnfederate States to desert, or
who shall aid or assist an& deserter from
Sthe army, or any person ejirolled for ser-
vieb" to evade -thir proper commamtders
or to prevent theii arrest td be returned to
the service'; or who shall~knowingly- con-
6eal or harbor any such deserter, or shall
purchase from -any soldier or'persoi en-
rolled for service any, portion of his arms,
equipmentts, rations or clothing, or any
properly to the Confederate
Slate. 0or auy ,,tti(er ,,r soldier of the Con-
federate.States, shall upon conviction be-
fore the District'Court of the Confederate
States, having jurisdiction of the offence,
be fined not exceeding one thousand dol-
lars, and be imprisoned not exceeding
two years.
Approved, January 22,1864.
[No. 16.] "
An Act a.uthorizing chaplains, in certainn
cases, to draw forge for one horse.
The Congress (.t' ih' Confederate States
of America do enact, TLiit 0haplains in
the army, in actual service in the field,
shall be entitled t6 draw forage for one
horse: Provided, The Chaplaiu has a
horse in his use. -
+ Approved, January 22, 1864.
[No. 17.J
An Act to authorize the appointment of
an agent of the Tre.-isury Department
west of the Mississippi.
The Congress of the Confederate Statpa
of America, do enact, That the Presidfent,
shall, by and with the advice- and consent
of the Senate, appoint an agent of the
Treasury Department, whose duty it shall
be to reidle, west of the, Nr-si-isippi, at
such place, and .to dis,:.harge s~uc.lh duties,
as&shall from time to timwe be assigne-, him
bythe.Secretary @f the Treasury, with a
salary ,f.three houu-and dollars per an-
/- nuL. payable ,lultrierly in a lviu,:e.
See. 2,.. Thoe.- S ',ritry. of tile ''re-MuTrv
Shallhave power to gife-diL'e-;ti.7,n tu t'j.ei
said agent to ,.Tr',: i '>;e* any dutyV or 1'uu'-
clion on. the other side'.tf.Ah:e Mississippi
which he-, tille: -_-ad Secietary i-,. competentt
t.o d~ischar-'e, a6,d shl.ill also have power to
authorize the tn:plih:,yiient of such clerks,
an,] I,) t.,reiicrie stti.'h regulations for the
gjveronuent as sttch agetl ant4 clerks, at+,
froI time to tine, 'be said Secretary maty
deem proper : f'rovidel,. That such clerks
shall receive the '*alaries5 provided by law
'for silntar sereviseas S .t.h T~rea'ue,-e
partment. ,:. "*
.''Sec. :3. Thai tbi act shall expire on
.the day of ilhe ratification ot"'a treaty of
peace~be/ween the Confedierate StaJtes and
the.United S*.ale? of America.
Approved, Jantn.ty '27( 18,)4.
May 11t, 71 --4l
.+ [No. 20.]
.An.Aet to aoiend1 "an act to provide a
mode ot .ittth. ti'.?ai'ttng claims f,:u mon-
ey agait,'t th,' C]onfederate Sta'tes not
.olherwtrie provided rfOr,"' approved Att.
g ,.i- t .;i;+ l ,i I "";
Thec ti,,.:'ntess or the' Confede-rate States
of Au>-i,>'.a do euact,+ Thiat so much of the

tirsi seeii,,n. of saad act as requires the
Al':,rirney General Lo report to Congress
f, pi~ tId claiim- .be and the same ii here-
- by repe:ded. -
Approved, January 3'T, 1804
[No. 21.]

NO 6m

Dec. G.

Disolutio Iof CopartUership
m| -HE firm iiL .l,~hn n,,tt &: ri]..,iii|-..,i hi~i-
_ thi. 1. d 1y oel, ,.['- ... i ,y I' ,Ut l"i >11 .'.Il
Selt. 'lhe Illii -, ill -.,e1 h C,.) r.hl e 'll Ill
ilheiu uie Iy' .. F. I' .l-h,i' io i.
> J F. I JtHN'_'uN.
'. E. M. 'rHOM 'SEN.
Ocala, Fla., April 9 66-14t *

SIX MONTHS kfter date, 'wewill-pre
sent our accounts and vovchers to the Hon
John Davidson, Judge of [Prohtbe of and
for the county*of P olk, State of Florida,
asfldministrators on t.lie e-tate .'6h-,rrd
B. McGuire, late of coMnty decea:,.'i,
and ask for a final discliarge f'n owSa ,id a'l
ministration. All heirs, legatees and oth-
"ers, will please attend. -
Jan 2d. 1804. 5-641.

The Press.' .
Curran said of the Liberty of the Press:
A-That great sentinel of the State, that
grand detector of public impostors ; guard
it, beeaise when itisinks, there siik's with
it, the common grave, the liberty of the
subject and the sec.trity'of the crown."

r IH E above reward will be paid.- for the
t',llowing n ein,1, de-errerli. L
JOHN "\, GhIFFA'IH'. B,,rn:in the
State of.Georgia. has gtay ey',-?. bl ,:- k
hair, fair'complOxion, .-8 i c ', ', ,) .- e g .'.5
fee[ ]0 incil e- liin h, b-," 9.r:, -:i- "i .1',..'~-
I ia ,i, de~er';-d >i:i t,.e 2 io I of Ni-,,
189.3:a: and -inpp,-id ,,., lIe .itsome Hospit-
al wi h a ,,)r_ d i i l
.J.\SPt..l .1 iJ"lhC;:l..s. Born in a.
h ti gra.iy y +, .t-,ly hi.ti, .,i i i -.,,,,p'l-x-
,,,> t. -'2 N ,::rn ,, '.' S ix feet high,
Iy *jyiip'atiot i a l rmer, I'e i,.1,' in SoUtti
East corner of Marion Co Fla. This man-
0 -., littrlilttghel 11n1h., 2,1 ,a:1. of January,
I8 ,S .t" ._.t diyts a- an uirgent and meri-
Iti(,UiS >-ai e ,inI te,,,.-,i ibseuii'. vitlion't
,. ' v .. ? '..l l,,,i' l i', I .'h-. in th e'

I will pay v :' for i t.o ipprehengioa 4f,
eirhlic; o the i., a i,. -i '- e',J 'a i seLe l 5ers.
-' .. A. J NE.AL.
I st Lt C.-,iu,'g M.N r;1.n L k., Art'y,
H,,xttII- Att,~.I,',2I[, 11 t ,,it, Dalton, Ga.
April 9, 6zi -4t *

ALL pers,:,tjs iridebi)e. ]to-.aaie.i T. Hop,
kins, late of Marioni Co. dec'd, will ple-is.t
maake early paynmnt, anI ihol e Jhavintg
claims or demand.,t, are nt-'ified to pres,:n,
thom dduly aulthenticaiied acc,.'rdit.g io bIw.
,0r Uh.ifs intic.e will be plead in bar of their
re AN.No jy, r S d z

ALL perswas' I:rt lug ,..ailu-i ou (-, i de-
partment of any kiild whatsoever, will.
come f',rw ird i iihout I-Aal;, and treeIrIt
them (',_.r p.t).tleit a. tile !awj, directs, or
risk the ,;.n-.:'lti?n ,.e. -
'JluS. L> D AMIL'I_ iN.
MNj : l;r. M.
Gain.-Ilti, lia.. 'I lr-hi 26, 1864.
I" 'ot ie<-"ro JProxdiiers+.' :
P.,q'r ', i.' l ri% IA,-ECt', I'l l .,.,' 1'iX K IND,)
L il ,- i ; 114 -. Aj-111 l ll. t-t.+. +,; )
X N ,l.-..l,.I c I'.- t,:, lU tru.. tl".h. fi..m tlr:-A '-
l.: = t.itit ,+.'*jiii ririi-', i i.- ir,= t, l i1if' ,'.": ... l'. .i. ,il
m'h l. [ ,' ntK' 'h l, \ .,., I'! l!- r-,i' t.'i.l F .' l,,iii r', .ir-
]ier.:i.'', h, .I ill,.-- l I,.t i, ,.. il~, !].-' A--it ,t., r.'..i'.lV
to feceiye ti,. 1,1h l'j '.S .r \\ thI l 't ..,t in this-
D district. tYJ,...-:. l. -l,. -" ,., i, EI-ii, li r agree-
able 'to'tle t.., L..> 1 .-0 -, ,tl t,, ir -i.J iai to-tho ,
forfeit; of five times the -,stimated X ,.' J e ,..f 'u,-h
produce.F .' 1,' 1.,- '\:''i
Capt. &'Post Qr..-was. -1t 1 :,-[ Di t.
April 30, 1864, 69-0t. *L

mar 19, 63--8t '

Notice. .
SIX moiths a[,ic-. ihl'.'.'I will .present.
my'accouiits and vuucei,e-, s\ Admiaisira-
Xor of tt" estate of Ed. F. Ctrew,-, ,IW4 d of
Summer county, to 0he H,.,n Judge of Pro-.
bate of said county, and. ask to be dis--
char'g-d from 'further a-lminisirati,,n ur',
said estate. L-B. BRANCH, 4.dJu',
Dec 19, 4--m. *

-Strayed M[ule Found.
4. ni .r .1 .o',.1- .1 t, e min le, medium
14 s,!.z. seveA .i ~ ejgh~tyea'rs old.'.with a,
s-esr,p hilie rv rg lhii, 1, now at my plan-
tatiou;, whih i lih.v owi,-.t"ean get by eaitiag.

,HE sutscrib r offers for -a'e bis glau
1. tavion~n AV ilhu. Co. F1`.1,4 .. (- ain.itg;
2 sectfonS ;of ttd ai.o it 2.. iiite-, ftom
Gaineusyvie E F *;n ilte F,-rn in ,iii I -and
-Oedar +Ke-y's R. E. .Thei ards rc 'li.';cd
into Pine !ai;d, H ;;nmok a ',:d +P airie,"
i b Ir, is u two story ii 'itig wi.ih shed-
rooms, in a utnpi-i-hd -.iate. Opei ind
, enough for 2.1 Irnnd ;an i+ in .; hI tlhijj
1 A 11 tp -r. %\"% I .o,), w -ii -r. A \ny it'. i,,iL
tfion wilt he gitwn' by M,. .\. ra ..n Ilit:
place, 2mil. 6 froin Gainesville- ct the Mic-
pnopy roead.
.\ P. G. SNOWDEN..
.. .. A LSO "' -
One four h.-,i-e engine nc-:-,,y liew, not more ih.iII enitu I] 4u ; ,..n about
60;bales of,ciltun. It can be eit ..,n IllV
place two miles froth GaimLcSvttle ol the
Iic.t n,..pyv roa.,L-
January 9, 'No., "56-

A large lot of rIN \WARE and Sea Is-
.!Itnd bagqi tghas beed consigned to,
us.for sale. *- "
M:ardi 5th, 1864." ul.-tf


AXpril 23.


T \V,, ,:,..,,.1 -.,.l~ll 6r .Icat't H,:,'RtES, sa.
bn, .y. "'i .i,.,ut-'. h rl'triC. P .,l..l af-p. -
iat ly .:.r- l.-g.-th,:.r. Ap-t, t.)
** *i .... 'C. P. COOPER.
. fpr!3tlit .'"':' GOd |t .' =. ;

PIX MONTH. a 'ie;" d'[t I *il] r,"ii
illy ccoioiutltI a I I ,lt'i lel ll .u C.
-Gardnel'. J.:,,Ie of Probate of lhe Si-alt
of F ,l r a i a for- ie' :..'ru,1y i :s.r I ,,?'_i,,. as
Admr.'x. of the '.-t tto ,:,t 6t mil. I- .iger da-
ceC.,td. 1,"ad ask to bc ,li-uharm ,.. from far-
ther adninis~tration,'.,1" -a,;d estait -
PEARCI i.' L' (I'?, *
April l6th,.1883:- 67- 6m. r

,tN,0 T X EP.1 -
CIX mnulthsi, after, date, I will present,
Imy accounts anf voucher t o .J,.D.0
Gardher, Judge of Probate, of the State
of Florida, for the county of Alaohua, on"
the .Eate of James Tisou, -lateof. said
4*ounty deceased, and aik to be d;schargewi 1
,from furter Adminislration ol' sni-l EsIate.
SFeb. /th, + C06,- ... '

Administrator's Notice.
IX months after daie, I 4will apply io
-the Probate Court o'f Marion Countly
)Fla, for final dismiscion as Administra-
trix of the Estate of Ephramn BIitch. de. ,:%
All persons having dctahds against thea
estate, will bring then tor'W.ird ,r lHey
will be !aw~d-.I F. C. BLITI'A.
.+ + ; Admini-tratrix.
March 5th 1864. GI--6m *

NINE montlis aftei ltie ,date h,-roof I'
will present Ily atoCt rIs ahd ;,voucII-
ers as Adimninistrairix-ofthe Estate of Jas
C. Standly deceaeil. t0othe Jadge of Pro-
bate of AlaCh-ii.t (', ,,' for a palsettle-
nment, hin.I :,.k .,.h-, ddisch .rged f+o-, fw'ar-
ther administration -. n-said-. E .
January 30, .No. 5./-9m

i i .. ;; -

17 ,I,.'z.-n ,:-,

do. /

ier. tl>'men'.< H: :'.t

T0O all whom it tnyv concernl, I S, e'plhen
,0. Brown, Admi'nistrator on the Es-
tate of Jno. S. Addison, deceased, late of'
Marion County in the Slate of Fla., have
made and congtituted \Vm. T. Harrison of
said County, my lawful figent, in the en-
lire management and Adm.irfiilranion of
oaid Estate. S. G. BROWN,
...... ..1b, dniii araior.
March 5th, 1864. 61--t1 *

5 '- ,.,, _. t I t, ,<,pi Il ita ,.1ke l,.iih "m
5'J doze:,'4l ,,:k f do.:
2l0 ].z.. zuij ,,riizu,- "
51.1 d,.,zen Pucket Kuives,
1,.,;J barrels flower.
2o'1.' l,,.s ? 1 TAbLico,

I (" ARTEK.,
'AMILTON CL., at' B-M!,iie. April 30
.andA May 1; uoust..,n C.t., HFouston,
Ma.s 7 &8; l-akh Ciiy S-a.. May 14 &
15 ;, Colu'bia."-Ct., May 21 & Z2 ; .Newn-
ansvillec Sta., May "-8 A & T.4; Micanopy Ct,
At Waccihoota, Juimp.n \ 5; Gainesville
Sta., Juue.ll 12"; Black Cre ek Ct.., Juue,
18&19. Jt M, U1-NL)IY. ,. E.
April 2, 65--tf' '

In Chancery.
Suwann Circuit of Fla )
SJouAxiA B uR.I[91EI3I, BiUl to perfect 6i-
S ... ,te i' t |tles, o prfor Fore-
fornham Freid-'.'nburg, *closure, Injunue-
;& C. France. Freiden- 'tion, &,-""+.
bttrgi. is wife. j
IT appa.tring tt0 the satisfacion of the
'Court, (lint sqid de endantsre'ide beyon4j
the limits of the State of4 Foridt.; to wit,
in Europe,- Oh, motion +of Complainant's
Solicitor, it is ordered that notice be giv-
en to srail Detendlants, of tlle filing of
said bill. by puhlicali,.,u in the 'Coltlon
States," the time presoribelt by hlw, re-
quiring said defetd-ints to be and appear
before said court; onhe llet I Mund l in
October next, and plead, answer or demur
to the same, otherwise it ,ill be taken acs
confessed. JAMES B. DAWKINS.
Dec 62th, 1863. "Judge. &c.
I hereby- certi'I the above i.) be a tr-ie
copy of the original order filed it n~y vfui-
ce. S.P. BEVILL,
Cl'k, Ct. Ct. A. C.
Dee. 19, S6;5. 4 --in.

Gainesvillo Academy.
rT HIIE exercises,)f' hjlh inriitiiiu will le
JL t'si i.t i, l I ,M .1e l .t 1. 1 i, ot) F.;b-
ruary, 1864. oili Depirtweav .vi' ii i- e
under the superitttendence ,;i an a-,ecL-
plished ceirps -.t' Teacii..ts, who t":' .p .
tile requisite al'ility 10 ij ,p irt in-trttel...
in Ile various brqnehe- aSUt.illty la4U- .I. t
our' best literary in.-iitutions. i,,sil
$40, a;pd ,.F'rech. Grecian, Orieklal, and
Oil,Prainj in- and Drawing, &c., tauhlit at
the cu-/ti mary rates of Iuilion.
Tuitioniu tlhe Literary department ac-
cording io rnle $25, t4. n$I ,,.v t..
tQ,'r Uf' Meot u IweIy week,-,, pj tvablu one-
bAlf' il iidv..nee ; the bal rce n; the uUd
-.At Hit, "-. "!on. No dedhucti,.,n3 for ah.-euc.,
UlilLe ? ill lise of' pr,)LVI!: t i ,t'ic ku,-'R.
lib-iA ill uu, ..t the ] .tl.d0;,ie-t nationsions
iu the iutierior ot the State, it 1s ou1r design.
and, higliest. aspiration to: ak this-
Acdomy merit the I t r a a e of allfriends
of Educaltin. Thb:nklul r%.-t pat patron-
age, wesolicit a cbnliuu-ince ol" simiLar fi,-
,'.rf in tjig "uturb.;r, For farther iut'ornia-
lion, r fer to .
JJ H. IT1tOPER, A. M., Principal,
L' I Gain.Sville, Fla.

13,'.iU'. Ct"ir, and a large lot of Smok:
ing Tobacco and Stiuff.
And other articles- too numerous' to
The above articles are offered at a',iiiall
advance upon cost. l"i'lnii." d, J irtg t,1
purchase are iitied -to call 'so,n and se-
cure good bargains.-
May 14, !8'4.1 21.-3.

CAMP 2D FlA., RiO' ",
April-ltth, 1864. f
MR. EDITOR:-Please find enclosed the
sum of for which you will
please insert the advertisement ein'loi0d
in your paper as often as-the money will-
pay for. -

SIX months from the date of this notice,
I will present my account'i and vouch-
ers to The Hon. Judge.of Probate, of He'-
nando County, and ask to be discharged
from the Administration of.the Esiate of'
John 1B. McNatt, late nf faid County de
ceased. SARAH J. McNATT
March 5th, 1861. 61--Cm

N INE liKntlis after the date hereof .1
will pr, my accounts an(adv9uehl
ers ai AIiini-i'.ltrix ol'the Estate of Jno
B. aSulidy d 1:e ie,, to the Judge of Pro-
bate of Ala:-hii Coanty, for a-final settle-
ment, and ask to be disc >rgt I -from far-
ther administration on said E tate.
Jan.'30. No. 59-9m



SIX months after date, I will present
my accountss .and vouchers t-o J. C.
Gardher. Judge of Probate of the Staite
of Florida, for the county _pf Alachua,
as Administrator of the estart of 0. C.
Stewart, late of said county dece(t-e I,
and as* to be discharged f iom further ad-
miUistration of 0 ait estate.l .+ ....
,J.. C. PELOT,
Adln'r. de boni .nbn.
M~ay, i, 1864. 21-6m*

N 0 TI
lIX weeks after Vthe first publi,.-!,idn *of
-this notice, the :in lcrigae-t will petition
the~f.lau. Court .of Probate in and, for .0ii-
counly uf MIrioul, SlatI of. Florida, f'r
the adlolmetz(I of ,er Dower in the real
Estaie, and her share in the personal
property of which, her Husbarid:the late
'J ams T. Hopkins died s'.ze49d posse'js.,'

i mar 19, 63-(0W

S. N'', T 0 .C 0E..

coq;Int y *I t,', .f<. r- t -( to come for-
% a,' nand Lake imie .i.i.iie ptymcnat to the
undl~rrsiner, and ibhu--e having claims
agai i lie, aini.ui will pre>?eut them duly
authe tioiiaeil I'L'r plCytent. '
J4,\S. 1. COLSONf Admr's.
\- r 19. G.LLNt
.mar I). 63Tw8t

C.r A I -N E S V I LJLE .
I $II6+ N WO 0 RK,& ,

THE tide~r-igu,',l having entered into a
T co.-partnership in the Foundry +and
F.,,,go business, are I,,'ep,,'e to d9 all,
work in the line of e.-ltti-4. ; I i, rginig..
e ii,ic, it om cast o.i wti >.t ,t iron. Such
as syrup kh.tEles ,oyjvns, spiders, &c., ic .i
word all kiwis -if cacimih .'. Iron- foi- all 1
ind 9f family utei. i., 'will be pre-
pared by them. r
-A liberal price will:be paid for all old,
cast, or wrought ircn delivered -,at their
Foundry eitherr in east or wrought iron, or
!in money. -1 I -_ .
,Persons who. have any o'.d scrap iron,
wrought or cast, are ear'Ueslly sulieited tO
bring it forward.
Gainesville, Fla., May, 14, 71--, t

I May 7th, 166. 20

SIX MONTHS after date, [ will present
my'ateunts "ndi vouchers to .J. V. Gard-,
per. Ju4g$q of:Probatiof the. Slate. (,1'
'Florida, lotr~he ..county .of Ala,-hua. a.
Administratrworf hi6 eiate, of. 11 ichard R
'Dai ask to be dtscharged from further ,iiui 1.
lstfrionuof'said estate.
."- BENJ. J. DANIS, Admr.
JtJan2d, 1861 5-6m
S._Xmontlis after >!a'te, I .r-1ll | r.'-'n.
k-' m-y -M'c- u.4utB-aId 'v.vU o r1 a) 0 1,A.ii,-
istrator on'the Estate of JU-iiiia Stff..,..
de.'d',' 'laW of He-naudo CitntS, it tl,.
JuTdtge ofProtote' or said Cotnt.,'an,In.kl nh
f or a fioal sWttl emetit an. diu -h.l.a. t
said -ldminlstratt.j ofthle E ,l ite'
PB. 8, y~o.. = w--,in *

DECostrAnv's OrFMcE, l
Gainesville, Fla., April !"Jthp 1864.. j-
AT wy time. during ruy ab.euee, the
business of this *)ffie will reeoivo prompt.
attention from Mr. S. A. Swann.
?, C. B.ARETT,

An act to increase the compensation of 0 A.- Cass
certain civil officers and employee- in State of F1
the P,'esident's office, and in ilte Ex- ter, for Le
eeutive and Legislative departments at eate of
Richmond for a limited perhod, county dec
The Congress of the Conlfederate States \aptl 23
of America do en'tcr, That the salaries
and,.couip -n: at iou all civil ojlie,rs anuem- *
plyees in tlhe President's offiee, and lu
the xsecauive and Legislative depart- A LL pet
mu.nts at Richmond, %,hose compensation JL Thorn
or salnries d.d not exceed hlia sin of two c,,uly dec
th..,_u'-u rd doll-ira per "uijium, shall be in- n ike tram,
e'l- ,s-il [r. ? p- t,:' : p,-t: ge of'this let Itv Le 1 ,ni c"almS
fit'Le-ltii ,,l -A Iy, eiglhteetl httn,'lr d alnd :er,\ t3 hent
six..-f,.,r, ait the aiite o!'..,ui httaurl ed per i time pretfr
-cent,. pera auum,: t'ruviJed. Tho same j.
shaft .1t'therabj be ineres.-bey0fd- ar 2&

T OOP: Skirts, .,I-/
Bleached Sirnling,
Writing Paper, .
Curry Comvbs,,
Toilet Soap, :
N Needles & Pius,
Gun Powder, _
Percr.ssion Cap- -
Copperas, An.; o.' &c.
". .Jle a 14,
OainosvIle, May 14,

.;.... ,AN T E JD-.
1i 0(n i 'l ': '-' 'ti,:d.1'1,--g'l oes to work for

-. per njouth afd goo0d ration- wili bu
.o -,+ + .J. H. BUANS.
JB&win,,AFit 3. + -

An old W egrq man able to do ir.l :hit,.,,
aud the n ces8ary wortv about a yard, go-
rng !,"s' Tn he &i' a&dvcrtiser might
atso p'Ltrch', :.. ,';,,.u ,,, ,.'.., i ",ii .1 waa.her,
,Or a gi'l. ALidrta Jl.x 92, Laku.0ity
April ljh, 67-"w ..

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rV.HE -subscriber hi.- jut! rec,-vd. :-.,
_L: bffivr for sale in q :mtiiiiit,; to suit.
:pur>]ia-! s k ie0" of the lat'rp st and LL ,-t at-
-Atractive -stocks of .g ,,. v-rr in
this market, ~cn'sistnz iu p.mrt ,t'..f
15 Bale Osnaburgs, .:4+ :.'
8 bales S.,c L-i + .i
110 bo:les Shitrting',.
I bale- Yaruz, .
"' 2 :. e- ( :il >::,,?-,
70 ,,' "\ -" L,:,,l l-'fr,,.'ils, .
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DA'VID A. FYLIAB, ) In':.S'wanmee judi-
VS,f cial ( -'i1',:.i, v t t l..r-
SARAH A FitAI. J ida. A1 icli;I Co.\O
It'appearing tothe C.,nrn, i.-',m ilherer
turn m idu in this casIe ,il ,t Ihe d :.te dI ,n(
San-rh A. Friar 1...-. 1-: beyond' h" itnaii.
of Ih,.. SS Iitr I .wit in the State 6, t-L.:,,,'1i~t
hi is ordered fh:it servicet.i. i ,...i fej. d h y
public(ation. a.nd tiia i he ,1.- *..' ,.l, I.. *(.,.P
pear and plead answer rdemanr, to tile
bill filed in the above case on or bet'ioe thil
expiration 6T three mouths from ihe date
of piuhblicaiiii or judgement will be en-
A ered.PY9 p C 0 I' ,. \ -
......" 8. P. BEVILL, Cl'k,
April 23. 68-3m



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" In Ood ls our TIrust.'"

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, 2 A ,"M. AD-NOW, Editor.,



ed. Stoele is n -Apcrtfi4.:; :t Ut Lle RORk."
Marmaduke in between, Little Rbok -andO
Pine Bluff, shelling the latter place.
WILMiNrrox, May 13.-A letter.from
Nassau states that dates from Texai, -f
the 26th ul., have been received. Smitd'
and Price had many fights with Banks,
and the aggregate of prisoners taken was
reported at 10,000, with 41 cannon,11,.T00
wagons, and horses :and mules innumsr-w
able. .. ;, !t
Capt. Scott, from Texas, says i is prob-
able that both the' Federal armies .have
been captured. -We had taken"-three ; *
their gunboats and destroyed several .:
others. ick Taylor gays he will take them
all ... ... *- ^ ,
Our loss in one or two engagements waR .
heavy. :*, -., ..
The Harrie.t Lane and Isabella had ar-.
rived at Havanna from Texas" .
The Greatest Slaughter of ,the War. "
We learn, semi-officially, says the MO-
* bile Advertiser, that one of (eJn. Lee'sa
aids reported yesterday, there were mnore-
dead'men on the field of battle, than he *
had ever seen an any other occasion, an4'
that a gourie fronA Grant to Burnside had
been captured with dispatches for the lat--
ter, urging him o push forward, an he,
Grant, was fearfully pressed. ** *'
- --Sta*-4ifeers Exempt. -
Under the Provision,* of raoot of!.
gress of the Copfederato States, enutitl.9
"an act to organize forces to serve during
the war," the following officers are certi,
fled as necessary for the properiadmiais-
trafrin of the State Gouernment, and ex-!
erupt fromi military service,.viz ;.
JUICIAL OFFics.-The Juices of_
the Supreme Court, the Judges of, the
Circuit Courts, the AttorneyGeneral the .
Solicitors )f the-several Circuits, the.
Judges of Arobate, Justices of the Peace,,
Coroners, the Mayor or Intendant of in-1
corporated cities and towns, County Com--
missioners,. the Clerk-"of the Suprim-a
Cqurt and the Clerks of the Circuit Courts.
EXBCUTIV2 O rYFlER.-The S cretary
of State, the Comptroller of publicc A1-
counts, the State- Treasurer, the Register
of Public Lands and the several Judicial :
Circuitsi, the Private --Secretary, -of' tha
Governor and the Secretaries and Clerk
in the' Executive Department, Sheriffs, ,
Tax-Assessors and Col!9.torstheMarshals
or Police of Cilies and towns, authorized
by law, County, Treasurers and County.
Survey rs, the Adjutant Genera, the Qr,
Master General and other officers of th
Governor's S'taf.. JOHNR MILTON.,-'
May 1.4l Governor of Florida..:o

H.ID. QP.'S. M '. DIST. OF FLA., "
CAMP.AfiI.tow; MayfI'tb, 1864. 1
Nu. 23. "
I. Pursuant to S..0. No. fOl, date4-
"Adj't. & insp'r. Gen'L. Office, Richmond,'
April 30th, 1864V' the un-lersigned a-"
sumes com'i'and of the Reaerve t.i'rees of.
the State of Florida,. enrolled in acoor,.
dance Wi-th sections 5 and 6-ofthe -Act
of Congress to organize 'forces to .serv.
during the war." .
IM, The following officers compose. the
Capt.. Wm Q Borth, As'-t Adj't Gen'l
Maj It Golathoaite, As't Insp'r Gen'l.
Maj E C Simkins, Chief qr N r.
CaptT E Bushman, ClW;6foffOrdnance.
Serg't, C B .Gamble, Chief Smrge0, "
!stLtWM Davidson, Aid.&d Camp.
III. All official communications will ba -
addressed jto the appropriate Staff O~ficers >
as announced above.
Y G, Brig.Gen'l- W. ,MI. G.ardner. and
Joseph Finegan, Cored'g. Sub-Diaitrieid
Nos. l and 2, will each appoint an Exaim'g.
board, to-consist of three, Commissioned
Officers, not under the grade of CapiaSrn,
before whiclhall newly elected officers of-
the Reserve, in their -respective Sub-Dis-i
tricts, will he required to appeAr.-.
Thereports f th proceedings of the.-.
.Examining Boards'will be for~wardled to.. ,':
these H'JdQr's., and such officers as may :
be pronounced competent by a Board, wilt
be announced in .orders, from these H.'d
QP'S. and assigned to duty in the p~oai~tions
to which they were elected.. In taese
where elected officers fail to receive the ta :.
'forabl report of the Board, a new election:
wil! belield, -' *.. : .: : "-
-- .. Maj. Gen'l. Cored'g;
M a y 2 1, 7 2 -- 3 t -. : .:.. .... *.. ;: ; .. .. .
Tallahassee, May 12,. 1861. j "-.T
GEN. ORDER, No. 8.. ,- ... ii-
Cap,. J; J. THIOMPSON,. having .iew. :'.,-
appointed Chief Enrolling ofiiecr of the ;..
1st Congressionafl Distlrict of Florida, un- :'-)
der Special-Ord'er No. 4, t'rom-these Hoid ."
Qu irters,, he will be re'peoted and ebkojy.
ed accordingly. ....
All Sub-'Enrolling officers in, the Ist "
Congressional Distr'ct, will immtreiiately ,._
-report to,a and hereal'ter forward theah, re-> 5v

ports anni communicatioms through Capt
J. J. Thompscn, Gainc.ville Fla.
"By.order. J. J. BA N[ELS, :
Maj, & Act'g CommadSd't, -
N. STRAUSS, A. A. A. "
Biay, 21. 22-21 -
NO T I C E. '
TIAKEN up on the 5th day of thilsmouth, "
a Sorrel Horse, 15 hands high,' brai-.
ded on the right shoulder "E. B." with a'
star in hi-i forehead, no others marks treoe ;
ollected. The owner can have said Horse
by applying to me at Alioanopy and pay
nectsazary expensea.- -
May 21, 72-3t *

e giralel a
N.B.- Cana be foundatl 4 ei 4

FROM this date -the following are the
terms on Iwhich Cotton goods wiill'be ex-
changed for Wo.2I on account" of the Gov-
3 Yards Oinaburgs for 1 1Bt wool,
3", "1 Siiting 1 tt "
21 4-4-Sheeting 1 lW
[ 1 Buneh Yarn for 6 Ibs'wool.
iaisnyfle, May2" 2 72-tf1 '


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would ever have led to wholesale inter-
marriage with negroes, the Republican
party should-never have received any,
countenance or support from this jour-
nal. We owe it to ourselves and to
posterity to say that the has ta-
ken us by surprise. It never entered
our head. We now see and confess
*our error and depore it. ,-"
The question which now naturally
suggests itself to every right-minded
white man and woman is, where is this
"tiing to end Whither are we tend-:
ing? What is to be done to stop this
unnatural and detestable movement.
For it is as plain as a pike-staff that if
it continues there will be soon no
whites left in this once great and pros-
perous country. We shall all be mu.-
lattoes,. and be afflicted with all' the
peculiarities, both mental and physical,
of that unhappy race. The sigps of
this great and terrible change already
begin to make themselves manifest our
streets; f 'or the most careless observer
who walks down Broadway can hardly
fail tQohobsrve the appearance on 4
vast number of faces of the well known
brownish tinge. Let that tinge once
bepbme general, and then farewell, a
long farewell, to all our whiteness.
There is but one quarter-and we
are not ashamed toown it-in which,
in "our pi-nion;"wd -can -16k for either
help or comfort attlhiscrisis, and that
is to the great, old, truly national Dem-
ocratic party. It Juis its faults; no-
body has been forced to call attention
to them oftener than -we; but' it has
never yet proved-falso to-its race, and
we are satisfied that whatever can 'be
done now will be done by it to preserve
the-purity of pur blood.:
We further said;
This state of affairs should teach us
an important lesson. These people
are in earnest, and the whole will fi-
nally submit to,-and join hand and
heart to enforce Lincoln's proclama-
tion, The sooner the entire people of
the Confederate States come, to realize
the imminent danger to which they
"are exposed, the .better for them.
They must calculate to meet a united
North) an'd make, up their minds to
su-bmait to, and prepare for a Ion --and
'loody war,. unless 'he ` terpsionf
Providence prevents it. Rule or ruin
.is their mxotto,- amd-the sooner we un-
derstand and prafi.t by it, the better
for all concerned.
There is a mighty struggle in the
future-a mighty crisis impending,
and weighty responsibilities resting
not only on our authorities, but even
upon the humblest of individuals. We
can all do something to aid our caus0,
and however little each may be ablo
to do, it should be done with' energy
and .heerfuInIess, If we are but true
to ourselves, 'a,4 do Oqur whole -duty,
hunibly trusting -* the aid of a .Wise
.Providence to bless us in our efforts to
throw off the Yankee yoke, we wi~l bq
Certain to succeed ultimately. ,A peo-
ple determined to be free in such a
country as we have,,cannot be con-,
quered. He who presides over the
destinies of all people can cause .bne
thousand to put ten million to flight.
Man should rely on his Maker; for, as
certain as he forgets Him, he must ex-
pect to be forsaken in the hour of dan.
<, Educate The Poor.
The cause of education will always
bewarmly supported in our columns,
and one of the most important features
in our future .policy, will be its contin-
Sual advocacy.
Parents cannot 'be toro careful about
the .education of their children. Prop-
erty may fly to the four winds, but a
well cultivated: mind is a precious pre-.
sent treasure to any person,"
.:There are a large, number of poor
children growing ; up in ign~orance in,
-our State, and ....nless some plan is ado p<

ted for their education, they will grow-
Up, unable .to oad the history of the
nOle deeds of their fathers and broth-
era, now .battling-to free' them from
the yoke of tyra ny, ignorance- and de-
gradation..- '
There is m ?ralt educational fund al-
ready provided III this, State, and per-
haps a credit to. nearly every county,
and we suggest thst the county -66m.
missioners. of. the different counties
look into the mate-r a!d pay strict at-
tention to the edu6atfibon of poor chil-
dren who may never learn how to read
and write unless it is done. IAre'there
-not enough zealous spirits in each-
county. to provide properly for the ed-1
ucation' of the little ones, while
their fathers are, in the army unable to
do so themselves ? ...Start the ball at
Onoc, and in a little while good results
mill be in progress. How many men
in Florida who are*unable, to read, and
how many children -could, be taught
-to read, by a discreet management of
the educational fund already provided,
if the county commissioners would ex-
-ert themselves diligently in the import
tant, matter, are questions for serious
consideration. There is a large quaq-
tity of land in this State, which rever-
ted tojtby the act of secession, which
our s6idiers are upholding at the point
of the bayonett, and ,we are in favor of
giving e0,h. s6|ddier, or to his family

if he sh l8.401 die, free homo
on that land--s.say 600o hundred and
sixtycacres secure to him against all
Oonitingeneiee th n of sllng the ba-

lance of the land, for the purpose of "POOR MALLORY."-A pious Yan-
establishing, institutions of learning,. kee who left Richmond some time
ortheeuCito'ri bithe *oo children nadwent to Norfolk, Writes as
of our State... follows to an abolition paper in that
We are fully aware of the fact, that city:
it would 'require years to mature and "lived within a few doors of Mr.
perfect any system, which could pos-, Mallory, the Confederate States See-
sibly be adopted in the beginning, but' rtaryof'the Navy. His wife, a Span-
sb b a t i, b ish lady, is most anxious to reach the
there must be a beginning to all State of Massachusetts where her sis-
enterprises,,and let the people corn- ter is living, The Secretary and his
mence to cherish the great idea of lib- lady are actually very poor, so poor that
eral education in their hearts, and some when guests were at their house they
pl"n, resulting in great good, will be had to borrow from us table equipage,
p r i g o ,l be and that of the simplest., During a
the reward of ngble, manly, self-sacri-, temporary absence I made the Secre-
ficing effort. tary welcome to the milk of my soli-
0,ur' lands will bring a sufficient tary gow,"agnd h esteemed it for- his

price to create a largq fund for this wife's sake an exeeedlp'ly great kind-
purpose, after giving each soldier from Why i t world dose't M-r. Mal-
this State, one hundred and sixty acres. lcry borrw some money Of' Mr. Mer-
We are really better off-in this respect minger, and live like a white tnan ?
than most of the States of the Conftpd
eracy, The Mails.
1 GAINESVILLE, BTay 16, 4-864.
Latest News. Mr. Editor :--Can you inform- us how
4 dispatch was received here on it is, that now, when passengers come
Monday to the effect that, Beauregard through from Tallha4a,,'s.e to Gainesville
'had whiped the enemy at Petersburg, in one day, that it takes the mail inv-ari-
And that Morgan had defeated them at ably three days ? There must be bad
Wythsville, Va. On Thursday-'a tele- management or negligence, perhaps both,
somewhere; and as thernage Mail Agents
gram to thispoint, stated that Jqhn- o the Railroad cars to Lake City and to
ston had whiped the enemy badly at Baldwin, one would upposp the ma'il woul-i
Dalton. They. flanked him, and he always come through in one day. There
changed front to fight them. It is re- is nouse in the'Gove'rnment paying Rout
ported that Grant has retreated across agento accompany the mail, assert and
the .r aan a s tf n d distribute it, that it may attain the great.
the Rapadan, and 'is forvtifyin' and ,
tha '. e 4ok i the l 27,00 est dispatch possible,-if they allow the
that he acknowledges the loss 27,000 East Florida mail to stop one day in Lake
in the recent "onward march to Rich- City and another in BaldWin. If they
mond." are not the ones'to blame, t.en it. must'be
MOBILrS, May 18.-Authentic news re the Postmasters at take City and Baldwin.
ceived at Brookhaven on the 18th, says We hope that each ,party "will clear his
Banks escaped to New Orleans withh 5,000 skirts in this matter, and by so doing,
of his men. The town of Alexandria sur- '.
rendered to Gen.-Ipick Taylor with 8,000 they will-not only do their duty for which
prisoners, 20 -guas, '1,200 mules and 40 they are paid, but. we will always get our
boats, 2q of these boats are in running or- mails in-proper lime. -' "
der, the test were damaged, but.can be
repeared. ,r .r. Editor, cannot you stir them up to
Baton Rouge has been evacuated, and their duty ? This neglect on somebody's
the Confederates are now in, possession. part, is very annoying, and some tithes in-
Natchez wag turning. TWo squarseall jurions in these war-times, when, of all
ready gone and fire still raging The w -
gine House have been destroyed. others the mails should attaila its greatest
SAVANNAH, May 19.-News from Pe- possible speed,
tersburg this morning say the' Yankees CORRESPONDENT,
admit a loss in Grants army of 60,000.
-rregulartes of-the Mails. CAMP 7th FLA. REG'T.I
Our meils Uotcommg up to regular DALTON GA., April 20, 1864. .

time, is certainly a great annoyance, Mr l Edltor. Well, aware of your uniform
and those in :ut-hory :hod t good will for the soldier and ,.his family,
adthose in authority s ol 61 evot ., ,"
som ~nt~ont "th 'matter, ,n w and knowing that any. o your:.,4 readers
some attention to the manthter, snd we. are anxious tohear how.we are progress-
hop? it will be done, and that speedi- ing in' this army, we ask a place in'your
ly. All ofmcthe mail matter to this. columns. Our object is to give an ac-
point, and South of it, should be sent count of the religious condition of the
"in a through bag, and then one of the Brigade, and of the wonderful improve-
e I ZM-s0) ban, alalon ment which has taken place during the
evils woukldbe remidicd and allmailcon- ., ,,
past two months. After we had complet-
tractors, agents and post masters who ed our winter quarters, we s0t. to work to.
neglect their duty, and wh9 are ab.le to bgiid a ignde Chnppel, in order that all
go into, the army, should be sent there, the Regiments composing the brigade
and thqse who are not able to do so wight enBjoy the advan utage of worshiping
should be' t rpc ot ofoe and have together, ThoC Ch ,pr- 2 was finished about
the middle of February, and we than com-
thir pe. supplied b men Wh mened a series of meetings, which, with
preciato the necessities of the people, some slight interruptions, have continued
and who aTwgilling to do their full tq the present time. The.e meetings have
duty been largely attended oy deeply i.utereat-
ingaudiances. Our Chappel is often crowd-
No Yankecs have been at Brooks- ed to its utmost capacity by six hundred
ville as reported in the Savannah pa- souls, anxiously inquiring what they must
pers. We.,had the report in typo last do to be saved. ever before, have I wit-
week, but it was corrected in time to essed such scenes of peniene.
prevent the publication of the error. We have had the pleasure of welcoming
-.... on hundred and six of the officers and
From T4inpa, men of the command into the different
The enemy who took/ Tampa con- branches of the Christies church, aad we
sit mostly of deserters and negroes are happy to say that a large majority of
who were pursuaded to gowith them,and this number profess to have experienced
on hearing that 800 of our cavalry that change of heart, which alone cau
werepryng dwn owars temprepare them for serving God here, or en-
wer presn dow toad tem *ijoying Him hereafter, and without which
away letMr ur. owe anMT.e erarncted mt austere devotionis, are 'as soand-
awa M.Bwe n r. .ranch g brass or a tinkling cymbal." The
but left Co!. Snell and other citizens, good work still goes on, Many are up, at
r sit he a lt'a r fo r p ray er each nig h t M ay a
-, S L osof Slaves. gracious God manifest, himself to us, in
We terhrmou ihod ex-^greutness of his goodness, and in the
changes, that the Board of officers ap- plenitude of his mercy and speed on the
pointed to examine into, and report on time when every soldier of this command
the justice and the amount of claims shl beom "athu deoe 0
for "loss of slaves, which have been the eroas. "Then every heart shall be filled
*i issed b Co fed rt a uih1 rhiet with the love of Jesus, &nd every tongue
': Y- vocal With the praises of our "Great Re=
or under State laws, for the use of the deme God." The good state of religion
Con federate Government, and while -wRhich We have described, is not coufirted
engaged in laboring on'the public de- to this brigade. fIn almost every battalo

fences, .have'escaped to the enemy, or lion, ]Regiment, "and brigade of this army,.
died or contracted diseases, which h-ve, glorious revivals of religion are inI pro-
.after their discharge, resulted fatally," ress. The influences .f the Holy Spirit
are felt, and sinners are bcing coavin-ed
is organized at Richmond, Virginia, their sin and danger. The great in-
and has commenced its regular sse- rterest manifested by. our soldiers in the
sions, -. cause of religion, is one of .the most in-
Arch'd T. Banks, Esq. of this place, coutaging features in our" history. Sol-
is the Commissioner of the Govern. diers, generatly have ben notedfor their
ment, for the Eastern Sub-Division of dis0eg Q^ glorbi The restraining
influence of piety llave been thrown aside.
Florida, before- whom the affidavits adty haveuubhushingly indulgedin
c4n4 W made. "every species of iumm.i:ality and vice.-
: But here is -an army whose soldiers look
to God as their refuge ii g ,iT'dJQy of bat--
On .'Tuesday afternoon last,-about 3 fie-as their ufficinthpiin time of need,
o'clock, says the Marina News of the Wilinnt the God of Heaven go forth with
12th Insta, a fire broke out in a build- such an army to battle and- o victory T
ing, used as a cQtton warehouse, be- We have recently organized a Brigade
tween the, residences of Mi. E. P, C-ristian Association, electing Brig; Gen.
Moore and Mr..B. G. Alderman. The Finley or President.- The Gen. is a
building, together with 137 bales of Christian officer, and one who manifests a
.. .. deep interest in the spiritual welfare of
cotton, were consumed. The oottoqn t t on,"
S, ... "his command It is the duty- of the mem-
was owned by Messrs. Alderman & ....
..bets of the Association-to exercise a chris-
Moore. No insurance. Fortunately tian watch care over eah other and to ex-
the wind was in a favorable direction, err a salutary and religiouts influence oTar
else the fire would have been more de- the whole command. In the event Qf the
structive. During the progress of the desth of a member of the Associaiton, it
.... +--:, -- is the duty the Secretary from his regi.-
fire, sparks from the burnUI- building ..... ,p--
1 1 mentto informhiss fie'gnds at homo. Thus
lgnted the roof Of the dwelling Z_ yu see, Mr. Editor, that the objects qf
pied by Rev. M-P. Norton, adjoining the Association, are very'laudable and
the Presbyterian Church, the residence praiseworthy.- There is great scarcity
of W. J. Armstead, 'ft., and negro of testaments and bibles in the Brigade
rters of Ca.,)avis ut were spee- ^andto this I would especially pal1 the at-
ysofCat Da" i, bt er ""e
.... ... "- i m i. f th mention of the frie lt in Florida. I havq
diy extinguished. The origin of e ..... ,- '
.*..... _; : many urgent appeals.from the men, re-
.Are isio nuo n.n
.r "o n questing me to procure them a pocket Bi-
4' Worthy-.o- action. ble or testament. I have made re, eated
i a hay lasforthhescriptures, huChave
We learn tha 'on Satur.ay last, the p"" for the u
ladies of the'Methodist Episoqpal Sunday been quite uasuccesal. If the friends'
Schoolsent a large amount of provisions tho would exert themselves the
to the Military gppits 0att1' pbq, ive-- ",
^. "7^.8. '" "" ""t ghdo muoh towidi. applyingg ur

soldiers with copies of tho scriptures and TELEGRAPHIC.
religious reading in general.
J. H. TOMPKIES, ATLANTA. May 12.-The Telegraph is
S : '- calain 7th Fla, ./ again working to Dalton, but no press re-

INegroes at Work ports. have-been received. The assault on
MICANOPY, FLA., May 18th, 1864. Rocky Face Bridge, at Mill Creek Gap,
kDITOI OR Tlf COTTON TlAf' S :--The egan at two o'clock in the morning, and
negroes ofMicanpy and vicinity, on last was repulsed with great slaughter The
negoesof icaopyan'viiuiy, n lstnumber of the enemy's h 1l-led ud woun-
Saturday, evening, the 7th inst., had a
Tahleaux for the benefit of our'sick and ded is unknown.
wound~e! soldiers atLake City, from which Private reports from Dalton ptate, that
they rpoeived one hundred and -seventy- all is quiet there this morning.
four dollars and eighty-five cents,, which Amon the prsones brought here yes-
amout hasZbeen handed to Mr. James G. terday are several officers, recognized as
Cameron, the purchasing Agent for the as belonging to the Streight raid, captur-
Camero,.t.l..urcasing genrrorstu
-Hospitals at. Lake City. ed by Forrest,
They wish you to notice it, in your pa- LATRR.
per if you think it proper to do, so., DALTON, May 12.-The y ma
Veryrespecfully, 1 four assaults on our works in Mill Creek
E HT Gap yesterday, and were -haqdsomely re-
pulsed by Stovall's brigade, leaving seve-
THE NEW- CONGRESS.-In the present i al hundred of their dead upon the field.
House of eprssentatives the w.-,are sev- The enemy are making a heavy demon-
en new members front Virtginia; seven ,tratio.4 upon the Cleveland road this mor-
frotif North Carolina; nine from Geor- ning,, but 4s yet, little fig'niag, has been
gin; one from Florida ; three front -Mli,- ,done.
sissippi; one front Louisiana; -one from DALTON, May 8.-The enemy advanced
Arkansas ; three front Texas; four from by M';ill 'eak Gap, at four o'clock to-day.
'eun.essee; and three from Kuntucky_ Our videttes fell into positiQn,1 and heavy
The result of the XMissoui election ha/s Skirmishing,. followed by artjilery firing
not yet been heard. The House is ensued. The execution of oqr guns was
composed ofong hundred and five inem- perceptable. Thpenemy thenamassed np-
bers. Thus,: not far friom half of it is on our left and BssaultedDttufj p -Haafkn-
cum .posedof now Mqn.- ers entire corps made six, assault, hnt
PROMPT AND PATRIOTIo.-A youn .were successfully repulsed.,- -
nmn named ilton, of Lancaster Dis- Col. Ben Hill, with a brigade, reached
trict, S. C., who has volunteered and the rositin01 held by Cols. Grigsby and
done service, and twice been d!-ohar`. Williamson at sun down. a.d the fighting
ed, fbr disability, w/as. lately'-accepted was prolonged into the night..:'
as a soldier by the examinfin -bhysi- We captured many prisoners and killed
cian, and ordered bv the enrohling-offi \ from one to two hundred lederajs.
cer to report to the camp of instruct-. Gen. Pat Cleburne, with Granbury's
ion the Wednesday following it being brigade has -reached "this point, and a
then Saturday. His wife wove cloth i great contest. is expected to commence to-
next day (Saqnay,) made it up-intot day. WAYELY."
pantaloons/-Monday; he left Tuesday DALTON, 9.-Col. Williamson's infantry
and duly reported to camp .ofinstruqu- and the Kentucky cavalry, repulsed Hook-
ion on the appointed day. er's corps six times at Dtag'ollow'Gap
S .yesterday, with, a loss to the- eemy of
WOOING.-I gave her a rose -and about two. hundred killed and wounded
gave her a ring, and I asked ler to and twenty-five prisoners. Our loss is es,
marry me then ; but she sent them all timated at nine killed and w-oanded "
back, the insensijle thin-., and said Gen. Cleburne arrived in timefor Gran-
she'd no notion of men. I told her I bury's Texas brigade to assist in the last
had'oceans of money and goods, tried repulse of the enemy CATOUSA.
"tQ frighten her with a grOavl; bt she
answered she was not bi'offZht up-n DALTON,' 9.--The entire cavalry cem-
-. ,. o "Maud of Wo Lagrange, composed of tro~ops
the w oods, to be scared by the sq ueak i .. ...
of ai owl. I called her Wbaggage and f' out Indiana and Wisconsin, were ,ap-
everything, I siightad h'er f0eafres and tared near Varceil's station, to-diy by Gen
form; till at length Isucceeded`i get- W*'cSe- Col Lakrangg had two horses
tingl her'maid, an'd she raged like a sea 1111e'l up i i. The .prisoners have
in a storm,. And then in a momffnt I just arrived,
ttured a~d smiled,gand called her my A heavy cannonadiAg is in progress in
angel anda all,`- She fell in my arms our fret,
like a wearisome child, and exclaimed, TANGIPAHOA, May 7.-It is reported
"We will marry this fal!!" here that Banks has arrived at Baton
vnim. ., ,.tnigm pn li.rm,% t

Afte algamationle
rd. thex14th of March 1863, over
.out year ago, we saw a copy of the
"'Fre'e South" published at- Port' Roy-
", Ch s., girding a glowing Account, of
the celoteraion of Lincoln's Emanci-e
mEion Prlmdo bcl ion,e by' the faslde
B16i's'ionries from N'ew England, ne-
groes, and aolitionists at that place.
We kexptat frompin our editorAl on the
Ounae.t as, follows:
"If ti' mmulatlote Son of Godg, re
to descend in his glory, and proclaim
undoUoaitionnAl forgivene ss and salvation
to the incorrigible Yankee nation,
tney could not celebrate it with more
pathos, than they did Lincoln'6lueman-
cipationp proclamation.. They are amal-'
gtiasnulfitts as well as emancipation-
istomand we r verily believe, that inor-
der.,,to erucceedin, their diabolical
ionierundthey would lead i orn-field
weraes, reekinewihng -.? lt and cor-
ruption) t.othe bridal altar, and that
whne woihon, missii onaries imported
from.j'thc Nwrth, would soon learn to
consider it a high hoio~r,'to, become
the help- mate of sohte Yankse officer,.
bla"k'as the cind'es Brdition.. This
8ta9, of affairs is approaching rapidly,
and- after all, it will but be caryingeut
theirol.'as on a larger scale than r l-
ready exists therat, for, in several- of
heq tncitien, we have- seen parading
the streets, decent looking white girls,
hung to the arm of a huge black' negro,
as her lover, br lord and master. These
Af.iai belles *ill be exported to New
Englind to become the leaders of fash-
ionis. We Sarrtoa will be made attrac-
tive by their presence, if buzzards can
be kept from, pulling out,,their eyes.
Otue ewYankeerwe, is "superiov-
b tenlig plantations, teaching, preach-
ing'store weeping, and' carrying on hll.
1611 f 'work," and as Yankee women
generally come South ix search of hus-
bads, ft is 'natural .T conclude that
this' indusrionus toiran has herteyes on
-some proraiawgge mman of color, with a
"view-rto, ehtrap ,him, either to marry,
hiint or sue/otr damages, if she fails
in w er undertaking, as is the contmon
practise witoew Encland."
W"e tgive belowfthe experience of
one aftheir Diveies taken isom a Nor-
thean paperr to show the state of affairs
there wi v s b r
mily.the Rv.Liberty Biloings, of NewR
Hampshire, gives an account of some
cooingo at Port-Roya le -e is Lieut,
Col. of a regimcut of negro troops,
nco .wn Ias a So 'uth Carol .ina regiment-,
H6 says that sixty-fouir the philan-
tbropio damsels whio wenit to PortlRoy-
a] toiinligbten little niggers, have int-
creased the population of' that place
,_,,by sixty-.four little mulattoes."
"We also extract from the Yew York
Thmcs 'an obilition paper, to show. the.
Ptate of the -public mind. there 'upon
this subject, and.- ow-degradled these
people have become, as slaves to fanat-,
icism. We admit thattin. the mix-
ture thie Yankees will 1.b -improved,

glorying in the possession of a negro
sonim'-ta .' --It is said, we know not
withwhatitruAh, that the Union League
Club ,,has fitted up a night bell at its,
doer4-4n- keps, a black minister on the
p-egam who marries all couples of
&ifebt--colours at any hour of" the
da.0 SoD. we ay expect
to Iear of 'duels being fought -about
BomaeJib k_..waber-wo-man, and croda
~ of white men thronging the basements
ofho'e fk0miltes whlo have coloured
Bei ta.'i 'thdir houses for the ppr-
M y Umjiitiog the houour (?) of their
tiav , .,.:, .'
It~ib(ibgreatreluctance that we
OsWpe oit'Z'ur ;ninds in this matter.
t we, .havre fp. hesitation in saying
that T we "id a't'tlo outset conceived
is P.ible that lity to Blavery

roUU pAJ, U wita 'ix Juioas men., l,.V tne remiaj
of his army from Red River. Our ofliiml
loss in the fight of the 2d at -Comite, is five
wounded and killed. The enemy's loss is
the Colonel of the 5th Wisconsin and six-
ty men killed. The were 'driven to Ba-
^tl Eouge. .
HOLL.Y SPiNas, 1May 7.-0apt. Toran
of the M issouri army, left Mempwhis Wed-
nesday evening-. -Ee- saw 56 wagons ro-
turning, from the State hie ro:ad, and
says that.the entire force that came out
by rail and dirt, did not 'exceed 3600,
though they said six thousan had gone
He also..reports that Marmaduke had a
fight near Duvall's Biuff, aud whipped
the enemy badly, killing and capturing
1,000 and taking 240 wagons.
It is rumored that Price had whipped
Steele on Saline river, capturing all of his
wagon, train. "
RICHO6,ND, May 1lo-An official dis-
patch from Gen Lee, dated Spotsylvania
C 11, 10th says Gralnt is entrenched near
that place. There is frequent skirmishing
along the lines, resulting favorably to
our side. Our casualties are small.-
Among the wounded are Brig Gons Hayes
and 1i. H. Walker.
Full copies of dispatches are filed, to be
forwarded at the earliest moment to the
press. -
MOVILE, 1ay 12.--A special dispatch
to the Mobile,, dated _Tupelo,
May 12, says a diipltch 'from Gen Roddy,
at Red Spnings o f-heg9th viaIron River,
sea~tes, on Stturtlay he drove the euemy
from Florence, capturingforty-five pris-
oners including three comminiioneil jffieer3
I Col.- Johnson still occupies the north side-
of the river, operating against the enemy.*
The eiemy is wea4 bi"tween Deca.ur
and Nashville .. .
-111EBIDIAN, May 9.-The surrender of,
Banks and. his army at Alexandria, is re-:
ported by'parties who have, arrived rom
transMississippi. A Yankee raid has
gone to Vicksburg, after crossing within
ten miles ofjCant6n. The object of the
expedition is jo steal cotton-,.. .
DitMpovorls; May 13.--A-fspatch to-day
from' Col.96t1, via Snuomtil..tconfrms lhe-"
trons. Mi-isisippi dispatches, whioh says Gea. Taylor hadi Banks hemmed in
at Alexandri.t. and that a battery twenty-
six miles below th,,re, is stopping-all com-
municai'ion'via KeJf Riger. it is said IhaL
the battery is supported by Alajor's Brig-
ade, It is-also reported that Polignao's,
infantry had oaptuireod he transport Emma
with a- vauable cargo af oonuissory
stores and one hundred trisoners;-.ind
tthe City Bell, with the 120th Ohio oRegiF,
Iriet, killing Col. Mudd,, Col. Basset, of
(the Corps De'Afrique), Col. O'Griel, and
one Lieut, .ol." qn th 6th, ."4e stripped
the Warner, als0 the, gunboats Eight ancd
Twenty-two, taking froA.46n1 twenty-one
pieces of artillery, including eight.thriny-
two pounder Parrots. Their crews taken
prisoners. .
It is reported at Shreveport that Gen.
Smith and th4 enemy had a fight-at Jen-
kin's Ford. -We captured several hundred,
prisoners, and many Smill arms, their
pontoon bridge and all their trains, We
lost Gen-. Scary and Col. Grinstwood
killed. Pens. Wall, Randolph a4d Clqrk
were Wounded. : .
MOBILE, 18.-A dispatch received vt
headquarters "from Oik priag3, states-
that in the New OrleenE 4. a of the .9th
gold ia reported as selling two for one and
r on*g All knowledge at Ba.ks is gnur"
ft .- .;"* **-. A'

Why I am not a Christian ?
1. Is it because I am afraid of ridi-
",13., and of what ,thrsp .lay say.of
"Whosoever shall be ashamed of me,
and rmy'words, of him shtll the o34 of
man be ashamed,"
2. Is it bt cause of the inconsisten-
cies of professing Christians ?
"Every man shsll give an account
of himself to God ?
3. Is it because I am not willing to
give up all for Christ ?
"What shall it profit a man, if -he
sliall gain the whole world and lose
his own soul?
4. Is it beeauie I am afraid that I
shall not be accepted ?
",Him that conieth to me I will in
no wise cast out 1P"
5. Is it because I fear I am too great
a sinner ?
,-The blood-of Jesus Christ clean-
seth froin all sin."
6. is it because I am afraid that I
salall not "hold out ?"
"He that hath begun a good work
in you will perform it until the day of
7. Is it because I am thinking that
I will do as well as I can, and that
God ougat to be satisfied with that ?
"Whosoever shall keep the whole
law, and yet offend in one point, be
guilty of all."
8. Is. it because I am postponing .the
matter' without any definite reason ?
"Boast not thyself of to morrow, for
thou knowest notwhat a day.may
bring forth," "
9. Is -it because I am tryin,'to save
myself by morally, or in any other way
of"my own? "
"There is none, other name under
heaven given. among men, whereby we
-must be saved." "
10., Is it because I do not clearly
see the way to b}S saved ? 9-.
-"Repent ye, and believe the gos-
pel.'-. ,"'God so. loved the world that
he gave his only begotton Son, that
whosoever believeth in him should not
perish,, but have everlasting life.. John
3 :16. ,'.

Mrs. Douglas, widow of the late
Stephen A. Dbuglas,. denies, in the
most; eplicit.and emphatic ma nner, the
report whip4h has been going the
rounds-of the newspapers that she -is,
employed as a clerk in oqe of the Deo.
partmeqt. aty.Wasliington. She corm-
plains, natua:lly enough, 'f tthe annoy-
ance which the circulation Qf tis vin-
founded statement occasions he-r, -

Patriotism is a broken reed where
money is involved, says the Enquirer.
Men will send their sons-aye, go
themselves-to the cannon's- mouth ;
but never, for country's sake put'their
money in doubtful investment. It is
better to rely upon the capitalists than
upon'the patriots in all money mat-
triT.. We hope that Congress will
speedily remove the unjtmt discrimi-
nation against stocks.

TrIIE Subscriber has just ecelved a large
lot of chewing and smoking, tobacco
of the finest quality. Also, fools cap, let.
ter and note p.per, and many other arti-
cles, wihch he offers to the public either
by wholesale or retail.,.. ..

'Lake City, May, 1864.

', A'

alaevlme. F ? i
He will give particular attention tq ap. '
plicaticqna 'ur Ezxemptions and Details, df:
Plante'rs, Artisans, &:., tnder the late act"- ;
of Congress. He may be found at hitJ..w
office in theCogrt House, or at the office
of the "CotLon States," ; "
A HOUSE and lot for "saf i "he toiq
of Gainesville, which has been oc..
uied 'by C. L. Dinkins near the Raiy
Kdad Depot,. Apply to ine at the Depot,

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