The Altoona tribune. (Altoona, Pa.) 1856-19??, October 24, 1861, Image 2

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    €|t Ifltea Cribmte.
Tfipsmy, OCTOBER 24, 1861.
' Wlmto parties are unknown to us, our rule lor ad-
T»ftt>lwgja payment in advance, or a guarantee
fruMEflUMoara persous. .It is therefore useless for all such
*> #*»d|ia»dTerUwa«ntB offering to pay at the end of three
QffefeTtfcore advertisements are accompanied
WIQ£tM«OHey. whether one, five or ten dollars, wo will
advertiser the full benefit of cash rates.
Advertising Agents, 119 Nassau street* New York, and
lOAfcata atreet, Benton, are the Agents for the Altoona
the most influential and largest circulating
NavNpapers in tho. United States and the Canadas. They
niff MtthortKCd to contract for ns at onr lowest rates.
A Pay of Thanksgiving’and Praise.
Stinaslbaniit, ss.
OMd by the atAhoritjf of the Commonwealth of
A* r ifivcsia, ASBSZW G. Cvbtix, Cover hot of said Com
■_ rnmw <9o*. ; . •
pBWU>i Every good gift In from above jatul comes
®°w» to us from toe Almighty, to whom it is meet, right
ondjwe bonoden duty of every people to render thanks
for HU mercies; Therefore 1, ANDREW G.CUUTTN, Gav
•nor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, do recoin*
ttjnd to the people of this CopfiuouWcalUi that they , set
®tiauiia2, baj* o£ Xobtmbtr nut,
“ » lUy ofwilfmn«givlns to God, for li.oring pre-
corn and watered our farrows, and blessed the
labor* Of tho husbandman, and crowned tho year with Ilia
goodness, In the increase of tho ground and Uie gathering
In of thefralU thereof, so tliat oar hams arc Ailed with
plenty - And for having looked favorably on this Common*
J woUthsud strengthened the bars of her; gates ami bloesed
tnechUdroo within her. and made men to be of one mind,
add preserved peace In her borders; Beseeching Him also
oa tohalf of these United States, that o.ur beloved country
may have deliverance from these great and apparent dan
gnu whefewith ehe is compassed, and that He will merci
fatly still tb? outrage of perverse, violent, unruly and re
bellfoos people, and make them clean hearts, and renew a
a spirit within them, and give them grace that they
may soe tho error o'" their ways and bring forth fruits,
mectfbr repentance, and hereafter, in all g»dlir.c-«* and
honesty, obediently walk in His holy commandments, and
in submission to the just and manifest authority of the re*
public, no that we, leading a quiet and peaceable life, may
coothausUy offer aula Him our sacrifice of praise and
Grow under my hand ami the great seal of
M SMtPA W 1 the State at .Harrisburg, thin sixteenth
day of October, in the year of our Lord,
s ~ .■—. one thousand eight hundred and sixty-one,
andof the Commonwealth the eighty-sixth.
BTTflxGovDttoa: N - ELI BLIPER,
j&crrfnry of the OmmontceaWt.
Secretary Seward's Circular.
In another column we publish a paper
forwarded by Secretary Seward to the
Governor ef each; of the loyal States. It
*■ has created considerable excitement in
some, quarters, the nervous portion of the
northern people imagining that it fore
shadows avrar with Great Britain. While
it is necessary that every seaboard State
shoatd take immediate action in the .mat*
ter, and see that her defences are in a con
dition for any emergency, we think, the
Secretary did not mean, to intimate that
the defences would be needed foi the pnr-
pose attributed - . True, our affairs with
England, so far as regards tlu: cotton in
terests, are not in the most amicable state,
yet il cannot be denied that the majority
of the people of that country sympathize
' with the Federal Government, and only
await a fitting opportunity to express it.
This Opportunity would be given by the
head of the Government yielding to the
demands of the cotton speculators and
adteupting, officially, to interfere with the
blockage. We cannotjtbink Her Majesty
so short-sighted as to allow herself to take
any part in the matter. Canada is not ns
loyal to the Queen as she might be. It
Squires coaxing and kind treatment to
her where she is. Her sons would
not, we feel sure, obey a summons to take
up arms against the people of the North
ern plates. They are too closely allied in
feeling, and ike tics of confean
gpnity; jurd if the time comas when-the
Seders! ,government and Great Britain
entef into conflict, it is reasonable to pre
sume that the majority of the people of
Canada will deem it a fitting time to se-
codefrom under the care of Uncle Johnny.
If England recognizes the right of the
Southern States to secede, she most give
tpjpsnadn the saurb right. England does
lose Canada, and will be very
careful of her action in reference to our
(Kfficnlties. 'We think there is no present
dshg&r of a war with England.
A liAKGE Contract.— Stephen Crom
weU,pf Camden, Ohio, has made a eon
itafli by which he is to ,famish one hun
dred *nd fifty thousand cords of wood for
the Ohio Central Railroad Company. T.hc —- i i
- Pi«pniH.^ o of this contract can be under BALLOONING- IN THE Arm Y.— The per- : Tn ® New Balloons. — Professor Lowe is con
<'°ntraot ca “ be «nder- iection of the organization of the army by * truct,n «« m four new balloons for
we take into consideration the Gen. McClellan, since the Bull Run affair', fc”one“»« ,1 £ ne 7 T 3 from
***** it makes a pile four feet high and attracts the attention. of every military ; widest*anScUdinJlLe
than two hundred and fifty-seven man who visits Washington. The. im- .j are about one hundred feet from top to bottom’
Ihdefl lpng, and requires the delivery of A very curious calculation has been ;P rovein cht in cavalry and artillery are won* i material is of strong brown Pongee silk,
—-Mi. -*■.« V"».
: r ' i" lS **;**«■••• : u„„. His bullooQingarrangemeDts, 100, i S uSSLS'
I*ll _— “• “« regular allowance of room that, is re- .will eclipse anything of the sort recorded i and *illreceiv'e three dollars a day till their rank
.rZHNSYXVANIANS TOR Keniccky.— quired for a soldier to stand upright, with in military history. It was only the other and pay shall he definitely .established.
consisting of three his musket at “shoulder arms,’’ and placing % , that B ave an account of La Moun •
Volnnteeis> left them in close single file, it would require •£*“’! baviD i, cu * ae *°P?. which bound f"*® 8 FaOM Ab.boad-W6 learn from good
i ’ ■ " require him to the earth, and hanging for half an I authority (New iork Pott) th at certain foreign :
hist, to the whole roadway from Jersey City to ,hour over the enemy’s damp. Now we i bffere * Mr ’ Ch » M .««c Secret® - i
reinforce Gep. the Capital to form $e line. If the same! understand he has made a night ascension, I loan of tbluS’ Stated G* v h “ ndred mil,i ? n I
. ■ 'Gen. troops had to be reviewed, it would take ali a ? d tbafc he bas actatdly gone up at mid- and a half per cent, interest™lt would I
fal&P experience and railway, train, going’at the rate of sixteen : Qlght «» d *»>»»» ™ ew of ever f th ins in ‘ hat the fulmihations of the London Tima have i
.v • t > . •- ■ propose, and obtained spine valuable infor- ! Dot Bu °ceeded m frightening any body, for our
mJes aa hour, over fourteen hours to pass f m Stion in respect to the number and move- j ZnXl ood f as T eve f U was abroad » aad the I
«riHf charge, should an opportunity offer, along the line of soldiers. Ucuts of. therebels, as sedn by campfires.' to j
Capacity of the Country to Sustain | Gen, B. F. Butler made! a epeech
War ' ' j Yt, a sliort time since; Ho Dr> Alfred j> Q^S aof the 2nd
; said that if any foreign nation dared to lii-| Regiment New York State Militia, was at
terfere in our intestine war, we would the battle of Bull Hun, and was one of
! cease dealing with -southern traitors as j the prisoners captured by the Rebels and
! erring brothers, delicately and tenderly, I taton t 0 Richmond, whence he returned
.i i it • ; a few days ago. Ho states that the Rebel
; and should arm every loyal Union man, ! Wouade( f am ° ountcd t 0 acar]y 5, 000 and
i ,S,rtu and South, both black and white, ' their killed to 600. Twenty-throe sur
i hbnd and free, 'until treason and its abet- i geons, including himself,--with a number
1 tors are exterminated, and the meddlesome 0 f our meb, were allowed to return to the
■ world was tavght a salutary lesson. This 1 the day, after the battle, for
i .. . . y , , i the purpose of- burying the dead; they
sentiment was received with overwhelm-; wcr / th ‘ ec days thus employed. Upon
I mg plaudits. . " | comparing notes, they found our dead to
’ i ' f, ’*** ‘ ;be about 300, and our wounded that fell
j House Contractors Bitten.-Y e , into the hands of the Rebels, about 600 .
: learn from the Huntifagdon papers that which, with those that were taken to Wash.
j several contractors who were buying up ington, made the total the same as Gen.
I horses for Camp Crossman,” at that; McDowell’s report. As early as 12 o’clock
I place, have had the greater part of their ;f. the of batt ' c the .Rebels were ma
\-■ , , “ . .. king preparations for a retreat/ The 2nd
horses rejected by the : inspecting agent. R egimeiit !ost 150 mcU- . Tbe he ld the
j Only one horse in ten, in some of the lots, s position at Stone Bridge, receiving the
:and not one -fourth in any lot, was ac- fire of thc Rebels from early morning till
; cepted. - ; - o’clock, P. M , and were so close to the
j . ; enemy that for-the first two hours almost
FIfiHT AT FRWARIVS FERRY evcr - v 3b ot from the Rebels killed—giving
inwni A 1 aifUAmia J'JhKKY. the y urgeoll but little to do till a detaoh
rAl RAVCD VII a c ■ meat of our troops had made a detour of
| UUL BAlktg KILLED. ; tbc encmy > s wing> outflanking them, caus
; VICTORY IN MISSOURI ius them to fall back >whcn their shots
j . ’ j began to have a less deadly effect. At
! THE POTOMAC BXiOCEADEX). 0 clock the regiment was without am
■ ! 7TT7 1 munition, and unable to continue the fight.
1 r f f U cl GT ° X ’ ° C ■ While at the farmhouse called Oakland’s
, -Gen. fetoue crossed the Potomac tins temporarily used as an hospital, attending
rFdwffiV 1 * 6 P< Oi C TxT n - to wounded soldiers of loth amdes, and
Wand "Srt| an f er ? am ‘ ' v!ule ‘ a Kebel Colonel was ■aeßJßHrrn'- the
sons Wand. Skmmshing began between hands of the Surgeon, a detachment of
DUU ! berS T Dcbel cavalry rode up and fired into the
J? 1 ? to "° s oom “ aud as . cari - v , as windows, killing four of our men and two
7 -S' mo [ ni u n S’ and coutm- or three of their own. Dr. Powell and
ued without.effeet until about fare o clock assistant rushed out, Waving tbe surgeon’s
in the afternoon, when large reinforce- sasb to show the nuture of “he placefwhcn
men s of the enemy appeared upon our • ORe of the cavalry dclib
ki ft Q tV ’ *** Bbot h « down; and the
Si f ? TCS a\ ahe .-\“ l0U . interposition of the wounded Rebel colo
forces engaged numbered about eighteen I)c i was ne cessary to save them from fur
hundred and were attacked by a force thcr outra „ cs . J “ “
..supposed to bp from five fo ten thousand. our lijeß in Richmond are in an exceed-
I juncture ColoUel Baker fell at the ing ly destitute condition: some bavin-
I head of ns regiment, gallantly cheering Ins had their clothes cut off them when wound"
' men to the conflict. Just before he fell cd> havc notbin but n blanket ?o cover
,ho dispatched Major loung to General their uakcciuL , ss • and tbo conii|J „ c , jla
i >_tonc to apprise Inmof the condition of' weather trill finrl „« n i e ®*.i •
1 ; j• . -1 weacner win nna then in need ot cverthini:
I afla r; • Stone immediately pro- : iu tbe way of c i otbin „. The arc QU
I ceeded in person towards the right to take accouut a f lowed to | ooL f out of t J be ff ° ind “
command, but on account of tbe confusion ; ,• . > , ’
I created by the fall of-Uul. Raker the right ! l et s Z the seutr l '"‘i • a, “
* a. 1 *! 1 •» cue sentries, ono or two liavino'
, wing sustained a repulse with considera-; becn sbot by tlleln wbilc the Do , tor , y; -
A *■ * j there,
j • General Stone reports that the left! ,- , , .
I rf° 0, ?, or l e? i and wiH hold "beef twice a day; fresh
! t' 101 ', 0 arriaou s Island and ap- cents p Cr p oXmd ga i t be cf an j bacoll
' wnnt S c if 1 I S t tro "=' rel, ; f ? rcem y ts I cents. Our wounded had nothin- but
nitheXht Thc 0 thcir bla,lkets aDd th « hard floor tosleop
to P f ‘ OD ’ but h,tc! >’ sonie thc “on were cl
brom- tto w a “f w: be : ablcd to procure canvass and boards, with
i:K nl • J p lde : Which they had made about 100 cots, that
i P r U •“ ?° - nC ,'!? ° have addud t 0 th£ir comfort. Thc Doctor
i Wed G P“ ns y ,Ta “ ia » bavin g re- speaks of thc wollien being more insulting
cmvcd it at the hands of Governor Curtin j and offensive than the me ° u _ on& decen ° t
; as commander of a Cal.fonua regiment. ! !ooking woma „ coming t 0 the sentries bccr _
i 1 1 lot Knob, October 22—The follow- ; ging them to cut thc throats of thc pris
! ijfig dispatch was received here this morn- , oners. There were 25 or 30 .deaths daily
i ing, and forwarded to head quarters at St. i among the Rebel wounded for some time
■' Rod’s- ‘‘Field of Battle, Frederick ton, Oc- i after the battle, and it was of general re
tober 22—In company with Colonel Plum- ' mark among the Rebels that the d d
I -mer a command, we have routed the rebels | \ankees did not die so readily.
j under Thompson and Lowe. Thc estima- ■ ’
j ted force pf the enemy was 5000. Their c- c,
j and con- | Bbc"™f'onnd^S
I U neii principally to the First Indiana Cav- ,is supposea to be the smallest and youngest if
j airy. AVe captured four heavy guns. Lowe, [ not tllc bravest soldier iu the service of the U»rr
j the rebel leader, was killed. Major Ga- 1 , teJ St:Ues of 'be Indiana troops. When he cn
| vatte and Captain Dayman, of the Indiana : ‘f/.f , he W 3,3 , 3 but c ! s . ht but he «-
! n 1 r 1 -,i 1 ■ 1 1 . labited such a spirit of Patriotism and so
Cavalry, were killed in a charge on a bat- ; s t roQ g a desire to serve bis country, that he
■ ter y. 1 over persuaded his parents to let him go. lie
j ' Washington October 22d.—This 1 ®” 1 l i , sted in lhe twenty-first regiment, Col. Me
fnorning Commodore Craven, flag officer ! R w|iew he
! •- A r r> . 1 1 , now is, ana so attached 13 he to thc service tb it
I Pl the Potomac squadron, reported to the | he refuses to come borne on furlough, at the
i :puvy Department that the Potomac river j earnest request of bis : mother, telling her that
lis effectually closed by the rebels. i I,e baJ too much work to attend to! He for
!' Yesterday he* discovered a new battery t' warded Ma two month’s pay, and what he accu
l n at Matl r Point> 1 "MrSs o?r«. e
conipletcly blocks navigation even if the ! to sixty dollars, which is now invested in Treas
pattenes on this were of no effect. ; ury notes. An army of such Liliiputs would
* j »oon overcome tbe -fiery ardor of the chivalry.
, The Fremont Trouble. —lt seems to i H . e is a drummer boy. Just as he was leaving
jie an established - fact that General Fre- j 7 ltbtli e regiment, an elderly gentleman spoke
|iIO.NT i, really .o be removed. ‘ The | Z
| b* ,ar g CB made againstbun were aorwarded ; was his promt reply, “ 1 am going to beat thc
j .to the President friends of Mr. ; <Gum while the soldiers ate fighting for their
Rlaip. It js -reported; that he has inrol- I country.” The man shed tears, and said to
Ved the Government iu unnecessary ex- ’ b:B ?’!. } ’ oa rctura olive, come to my house j
penditurcs to the amount of nearly ten 1 h ® , ;*V- 1 haV l e - p,e " t - v oT
f c j ~ , J ‘““ them. LUdy intends to hold him to his offer
millions of dollars; that he gave to his j . 0 r-
California friends contracts for fabulous | , *
j amounts without requiring any security i P«-’k»bjiest roa Stealing—One of tbe dra- j
Jh.uvci that bo doiled Gov/.m0a.;.,? i KSSI
I peers interviews With him unless it par- ; dier in the same company. He afterwards '
.ticularly suited him ; that he I stole the money back, and was caught. He I
jpreme powers which were not delegated i 1,113 now to mnri ih around the encampment cv- i
to him; that he did net obey the instruo- ! alt f r ?, ate , llo , ur ti: G u “ d ni sbt, carrying a j
:|ods of the Government unless they met; onTfs bUck“wiS, t'h“‘
i.his views. Ihe friends of General Fre- ; it. Ho is compelled to take his lonely round
’MONT here say, in unmistakable language, | fur thirty days, when ho is to have his head
■ that he has been unfairly dealt with; that ■ ® ,iaveJ > an( i be drummed out of camp to the, i
he has been villainously persecuted be- the ‘‘P°8 ue ’ s March.” There is great
;cause some members of tba Cabinet are tbik'mX of punishment." 1 ' «
jealous of bis popularity ; and that when cruel and barbarous. In nearly every encamm
all investigaton takes place he will make 1 mcnt soldiers are tied up to fences and wagm
jtheso things manifest, and show a cleaner their offences labelled on their
record than any other .officer pf -his rank h^,^ 313 . 0^,^ 0 ’ 33 - It is certainly a very humil
in the service. I' *
Some persons, whether timorous or Un
informed, have shrank back soinewhat
aghast at the prospect of a §500,000,000,
loan, with the possibility of hs being
doubled or tredled by a continuance of
the war. Such'persons may be reassured
by comparing bur means and probable ex
ertions with those of Great Britian in her
tremendous struggle with France and the
half of Europe, for twenty three years, or
from 1793 to 1816. We condense, and
Set down in the nearest millions a few of
the most prominent statistics of that con
tinental war.
At the commencement! of that war, en
tered upon by England against the princi
ples and wishes of at least one-third of the
nation, the population of
and Scotland was somewhat less than ten
millions. Ireland may be “ counted out”
as being disorderly and re
quiring a guard over itself rather than
furnishing men and money for the strife.
During these twenty-three years, the whole
outlay of the British Government was
§8,500,000,000 —or, stating it in more stri
king form, eighty-five hundred i million
dollars —more than double the whole prop
erty value of Great Britain then, and near
ly as much as that of the United States at
present. Nearly ■ one-half of this enor
mous sum, or §4,183,000,000, was: expen
ded on the war alone, viz., §1,924,000,000
for the army; §1,641,000,000 for the navy;
§355,000,000 for munitions of war; §263,-
000,000 for subsides —in plainer phrase,
for hiring foreigners to’do their fighting.
The yearly outlay, in all, averaged §370,-
000,000, and for the war, which ; was al
most continuous,. §182,000,000. And
this immense expenditure was not, as in
our case, made athome, so that the money
merely passing fi;iom hand to hand, would
still remain in tlib possession and active
use of the nation ; on the contrary, a large
part of it, probably more than one half,
was laid out and permanently lost in con
tinental purchases. Yet, under the pres
sure of this tremendous load, England
struggled through the contest, not only
with steps staggering, except in two or
or three years of bad crops, and in the
fixed suspension of specie payment by the
National Bank, but with a large increase
in the sum total of her wealth, and; an ad
vance in almost every brtnehof industrial!
exertion. - !
We are twice as able as England was to
carry on the war, even of that great length
and of those huge dimensions; ibr our
population—saying nothing of the neutral
States—Lf.che exact doable, and our wealth
more than the double, of England in 1793.
Specie from all quarters pours ia upon us
in .a ceaseless flood; the money of our
banks and capitalists lies idle and rusting,
and our-imports are greatly redpebd; our
exports of breadstuff's are much- larger
than ever. Under these circumstances it
is clear that we can, if necessary, incur
and comfortably carry a debt of one thou
sand or even two thousand million dollars
and pay it off interest and principal, a. d.
Intelligence from our Mexican
minister is to the effect that the Mexican
government has asked for a loan from our
government of from five to ten millions.
Mr. Corwin regards it highly important
just at this time that Mexico should have
the money to pay interest on her English
debt, and thus release her from her pro
sent embarrassment. The A". Y. Herald's
despatch says: 11 Our Government is de
termined to stand by Mexico at ajl haz
ard’s and protect her against encroach
ments by foreign powers. Our govern
ment has addressed communications to
England, France and Spain, to know what
their intentions are, to which no response
has yet been received.”
Lord Lyons has addressed ;a brief
circular to her majesty’s consuls in the
Southern States, enclosing the" following
as embodied in the official note of the Sec
retary of State, namely, the law of block
ade, which docs not permit a vessel in a
blockaded port to take on board a, cargo
after the commencement of the blockade,
will be expected to be strictly observed by
all vessels blockaded by the naval forces
of the United States. Lord Lyons in
structs those consuls to take this law for
their guidance.
The Babel Lofts at Bull Bun.
An Apologue.
We take from the Atlantic Monthly the fol
lowing admirable apologue, so peculiarly suited
to the tlmcs/the significance and moral of which
almost every one will be prepared to appreciate
and apply. The well known apologue of “the
Clock and the Pendulum” is known, wo presume,
to most of our readers, and has been considered
ns one of the best in ourj language, but the au
thor of the following, if he has not eclipsed his
exemplar, may at least congratulate himself
upon a very close approximation. *• Uncle Sam,”
it is true, is quietly keeping his “grinders” in
motion, but woe be to those who shall be placed
under Che “upper and nether millstone,” under
their active operation:
Tub Front Teeth and the Grinders —Once
upon a time a mutiny arose among the teeth of
a worthy man, in good health and blessed with
a sound constitution, commonly known ns Uncle
Samuel. The cutting-teeth, or incisors, and
the eye-teeth, or canines, not nearly so
many all counted, nor so large, nor so strong 4s
the grinders, anti by no means so white, but on
the contrary, very much discolored, began to
find fault with the grinders as not good enough
company for them.
The eye-teeth, being very sharp and fitted for
seizing and tearing, and standing out taller than
the rest, claimed to lead them. Presently, one
of them complained that it ached very badly,
and then another and aunther. Very- soon the
cutting teeth, which pretended they' were sup
plied by the same nerve, and were proud of it,
began to ache also. They all agreed that it was
the fault of the grinders.
About this time, Uncle Samuel having used
his old tooth-brash hyhiclT was never a good
one, haying nojitiffitess in the bristles) for four
years, took-ffliew one, recommended to him by
a great number of people ns a homely but use
ful article. Thereupon all the front teeth, one
after another, declared that Uncle Samuel meant
to scour them white, which was a tiling they
would-never submit to, though the whole civil
ized world was calling on them to do so. So
they all insisted in getting out of the sockets
in which they had grown and stood for so many
years. But the wisdom-teeth spoke up for the
others, and '
“Nay, there be but twelve of you front teeth,
and there be twenty of ns grinders. We arc
the strongest and a good deal /nearer the mus
cles and) the joint, but we cannot spare you.—
\\e h-sVc put up with your black stains, your
jntTTping aches and your snappish looks, and
we are not going to let you go, under the pre
tence that yon are to be scrub bed white if you
stay. Von don't work half so hard as we do,
but you can bite the food well enough, winch
we can grind so much better than you. We
belong to each other.' Von must slay.”
i'Lereupoii the trout teeth, first the canines
or dog-teeth, nest the incisors or cutting teeth,
proceeded to declare thomselres out of their
sockets, ami no lunger belonging to the jaws of
Uncle Samuel.
Then Uncle Samuel arose in bis wrath anti
shut bis jaws tightly together, ami swore that
he would keep them shut till those aching and
discolored teeth of his wont to pieces in their
sockets, if need were, rather than have them
drawn, standing, as some of them did, at the
very opening of his throat and stomach.
Aud now, if you will please to observe, all of
those teeth are beginning to ache worse than
over, and to decay very fast, so thatii'will take
a great deal of gold to stop' the holes that are
forming in them. But the groat white grinders
are as sound as ever, and will remain so until
Uncle Samuel thinks the time has come for
opening his mouth. In the moan time;they
keep on grinding in p quiet way though the
others have had to stop biting for a long time.
When Uncle Samuel opens his mouth, they will
be as ready for work as ever; hut those' poor
discolored teeth wil be tender for a great while,
and never be so strong as they were before they
foolishly declared themselves out of their sockets.
SwottD Presentation- to Gen Anderson.—
The sword voied Gen. Robert Anderson by the
city of Philadelphia was presented to him at
Willard’s Hotel, Wednesday evening Mr, Cuy
ler made the pesentatioa address, and the Gen
eral responded in a patriotic reply; but his lady
aiterwards, in the presence of the committee and
other friends, made the most touching speech of
the evening, when she said,' “ To turn his back
upon his native State was . the hardest duty al
most he ever had to perform.” The follow
ing were tho remarks of Air. Cuyler; ‘’The city
of Philadelphia has charged me to present to you
a sword, suitably inscribed. I need not say
the duty is agreeable to my feelings. The City
of Philadelphia is desirous to encourage loyalty
and patriotism, and to place on record the,distin
guished event which forms bo bright a page in
your history. As jou' receive this sword, you
receive a token of her regard, with the assurance
that she will ever hold in grateful remembrance
your past efforts in tho cause of liberty. We
hope to hcarof yourspeedy restoration to health
and return to the field of duty.“
To which General Anderson made the follow
ing reply: “I receive from you, sir, and through
you from tho city of PhiiadelDhia this beauti
ful token of your regard, with feelings that
words cannot express. I shall if Providence re
stores my health, be rejoiced to be permitted to
use it in defence of my country. I thank you.
air, and my friends in your good city, for this
very valuable token Of your regard. "
Our Relations With Foreign Powers. A.
Cabinet meeting was held on Friday morning.
The principal subject of consideration was our
foreign relatiocs. It is gratifying to know, says
a Washington telegram, that the tone of the la
test dispatches from the other side of the Allan
tic is much moro favorable to the Government
than it wasafew weefcsago.and also that through
out the diplomatic corps, in Washington, a more
cordial feeling towards the United States has
been recently evinced than at anytime since the
beginning of the insurrection, and, there is ex
pressed in that circle a greater confidence than
ever before in the ability of the Government to
suppress tho rebellion and re-establish its
thority throughout the whole extent of the Union.
A Washing to Traitors. —Tbo U. S. Mar
shal of Connecticut gives official notice that nli
persons who attempt to entice soldiers to de
sert will be summarily dealt with. He rounds
off his proclamation with this suggestive state
ment:—“Fellow-citizens, this war must go on.
it you can not help to prosecute it, yon shall
not prevent it with impunity. Toryism is a
disease,(though hereditary in some) requiring a
strong remedy, which will be applied to some
persons hereabouts before they are ready to
toko it.
Gov. Morgan in Washington. — Maj. Gen.
E. E. Morgan arrived in Washington on Friday*
morning He brings the assurance that New
1 ork will have one hundred thousand men In
the field before the close of this month, and
that the Empire State is prepared to furnish a
quarter of a million, of men, end the material
aid necessary to equip and maintain them. She
will do her share in' clearing the land of rebels
and the sea of pirates, and slow the Union that,
as she is £ rat and most prosperous in peace, so
she will be first aind most glorious in war.
Reader, have you seen Prof. Wood’s
advertisement l*| our paper. Read it: it wIU
interest yon. ■ ii ,
Circular from the Secretary of state
I WasutiWros, Oct. !■*. 1861: , k
I To HU Exatlauy,.tht Governor of the State cf
Hem Turk.- '
I Si»;—The present insurrection bad not even
1 wealed itself in arms, when disloyal citiiena
| hastened to a foreign country to invoke their in
; terveution for the overthrow of the Government
• and destruction of the FcderaT Union. These
| agents are known to have made their appeals to
! some of the important States without success
■ i It is not likely, however that they will remain
contented with such refusals. Indeed it is un
! derstood that they arc industriously emleavorinj
, to accomplish their disloyal purpose dy degrees
! and by indirection taking advantage of the cn
bsrrasments of the agriculture, raanufacutres
t and commerce, in foreign countries, resulting
| from the insurrection they hare inauguiated at
1 home. They seek to involve our common coon
; try in controversies with States with which eve
i ry public interest, and every interest of man
! kind require that it shall remain in relations of
; peace, amity and friendship,
j lam able to state, for your satisfaction, that
' the prospect of any such disturbances is now
■ less serious than it has been at aqy previous pe
; rind during-the course of the insurrection, it
1 is nevertheless necessary now, as it has hitherto
; been, to take every precaution that is possible
| to avoid the evils of a foreign war to be super
| induced upon those of a.eivU commotion which
jwp are endeavoring to euro. Oue of the moat
| obvious results of such precaution is that our
1 ports and burbots, our serfs and lakes, should
! be put in conditou of complete defence. , for
any nation may be said to incur danger in tern
; pestnons seasons, when it fails to show that it
1 Ims sheltered itself on every side froni which
; the storm might possibly come.
The measures which the Executive can adopt
1 in,this emergency are such only as Congress
; has sanctioned, and for which it has provided.
•The I’rvbident is putting forth tEe most dili
i gent efforts to execute these measures, and we
1 have the-great satisfaction of seeing that these
j efforts are seconded by the favor and support
i of the loyal, patriotic and sell-sacrificing people
1 arid are rapidly bringing the military and naval
forces of the. United States into the highest
] state of efficiency. But Congress was chiefly
i absorbed, during its recent extra session, with
i these measures, and did not provide as amply
as could be wished fur the fortification of our
. sea and lake coast.
; In previous wars, loyal Stales have applied
; themselves by independent and separate action
; to support and aid the Federal Government in
I its arduous responsibility. The same dispo.d
-i tion has beau manifested in a degree eminently
j honorable, by all loyal States, during the pres
* out insurrection, in view of this fact, and re
; lying upon the increase and continuance of the
; same disposition on the part of the loyal States,
| the President has directed mo to invite your
consideration to thc ! subject of the improvement
and pcrfectiorrof the defencesjof the State over
i which you preside, and t 6 ask you to submit the
; subject to the consideration of the Legislature,
: when it shall have assembled.
Such proceedings by the State would require
, only a temporary use of its means, and the ex
-1 penditure ought to be made the subject of coa
j with the Federal Government. Bein'’
■ thus made with the concurrence of- the Govern
i'ment for geuerl defence, there is every reason
j to believe that Congress would provide for its
| reimbursement should these suggestions be ac
-1 ceplcd. The President will direct the proper
j agents of the Federal Governments to confer
i with you, and to superintend, direct and conduct
| the prosecution of the system of defence of your
1 have the honor to your obedient ser
vant. •'»
A Vktkius SoLDina.—Among the men cabs
ted with Capt, Williams in Johnstown ia an old
soldier who has already seen nineteen years and
three months service—having served nine years
in the British service, ten in the United Stales
serv ice, aud.tbree mouths in the recent volunteer
service as a member of~the band of the 3rd reg
iment of volunteers from this State, He has also *
four sons enlisted in the United-States service
two in Col.' Campbell.s Cambria County' Uegi
mept and two in Capt. Williams’ Company.—
'ihc name of this veteran soldier ia Elisha C.
Bennett. He is over 45 years of age, and last
week married a second wife half his age, who
will accompany him in the campaign upon which
wowill soon enter. During his term of service
ia the British army he visited the West Indies
and Canada. His first enlistment in the U. S.
service—from 1839 to 1844—was spent princi
pally in Maine and Rhode Island, at Newport
Barracks. Daring his second term he passed
through the Mexican war, in Gen. Taylors di
vision of the army, participating in all old Zach’s
battles,-from Palo Alto to Buena Vista, and re
ceived his discharge at Newport Barracks, Ken
tucky, in 1849. ills entire nineteen years and
a quarter’s service was put in as a musician,
hut he entered the public service for the fifth
time as a private in the ranks. We nre pleased
to shy, however, that since his enlistment with
Capt. Williams he has been assigned, the posi
tion of 2nd Sergeant, and will remain among us
lor some weeks yet on recruiting service for the
Company. We question whether a similar in
stance of faithful and persevering public service
and devoted patriotism can be found in the land,
oven in this most prolific era of patriotic exam
ples. Pass around the name of Elisha C. Ben
nett—the man who has already given nine years
to the country of bis birth, ten to that of his
adoption, and now gives himself, wife and foav
sons for three years more to the support of tha
government. —Cambria Tribune,
Over.tiie Falls.—A terrible casual!} 1 hap
pened at Niagara Falls on Sunday. A youug
plan about eighteen years of age, clerk for
■T- T. Murray, started from the French landing
on the American side to go to Chippewa, and
after having traversed in safety nearly the
whole breadth of the river until near Chippewa
Creek, was lost to the view of those that watch
ed his, perilous passage. The boat was seen
shortly afterwards by persons on the Canada
shore, driving through the rapids above the
brink of the Falls, right side up and empty. —
It is therefore supposed that the occupant either
leaped or tumbled into the river above, and was
Swept over the cateract. His body has not yet
been recovered. Peices of the boat Were found
below in the afternoon.
Dr. Velpeau’s Cankerine.
DR. VELPEAU’S CANKKiIINE cnres Putrid SoreMontii
PR. 1 ELPLAITS cnrtt Sore Nipples,
PR. A I.LPKAU'S CANKEIUSE cures Ulcerated Sores
PR. \ BLPEAU’S CANKERINE cures Chapped Lips.
PR. VELPEAU’S CANKERINE cures Ulcerated tlunii.
PR. VELPEAU’S CANKERINE is tile best Purifier of the
Breath of anything known.
Mouth, Throat, or Sthomach, resulting from Scarlatina r
Typhus Fevers.
Ladies, If yon dotight fu i e white tsetb, uso the CAN
KBRINE, and your desires! will be realized. Wo pledge
our word tliat it is entirely free from acids and all poiw
ous substances, and can begiven to an infant with perfect
At will preserve tho teeth and keep the gums free
from ulcers. It Is equally efficacious for nursing sore
mouths. Xh all tbs thousands remedies that bars been put
forth for tbs cure of the various above, none can
eqnaj the Cankerine. Sold by all druggists. Pries »
cents per bottle. J. BUR RILL t CO-,
- i Proprietors, W Maiden tsne, N-1-
Fortaleln Altoona, By O, W. KESSLER. ' '
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For some time post wo have bee
Uing our readers that if those wh
debted to ns would come forward
tic up, we would, on or about tin
October, show them something no
in this section of the country. -V
first of October has gone by, and
not announced our show as open
Course you want to know the cai
to begin with, wo would say that
arid most important condition of th
upon which wo promised to fur
exhibition, has not been coinpli
viz ] but few have called to set
bills, and thus supply us with th
to purchase it. Now it is not.ti
peeted that we can got up a sho
looking at without money. \Ve ’
**on tick,” for it, and could not go
tick” if avc Avoula. Again, the go
who is engaged in getting up tin
tion has given us notice that he
faaA'e it completed in .loss than si:
from the Ist inst., which -will be a
Ist of December. De!iii<(ueut fri •
have stiU time enough hit to set
accounts and get in to see the sh<»
first day that it is opened to sped
Come right along, and make no
settling up. Hm show' is cuminj
must have the money to pay for li.
delay payment because the tini
weeks in advance. It will be u
ye arc aware of it, and then you ti
about not having paid us—at i
ought to.
WISfRR AXlt THU Poult. —Re bc!i<
are those in our midst who represent i!
as being miserably poor, and beg’cab
from door to doOr, wllo arc not nedess
there art a few wbo nra rc Ul;/ pwr.
the help of those who are in better e
oCs. To discriminate between these t
requires more lime and trouble than ■
care about giving to the matter, am.
deserving are coldly dismissed from >
door to pass, with aching heart-, r
where they will likely fare no belt!
one case impudence, and the know
they are not in want, prevents them
ing the rebuff: while, on the other 1 ■
lute want of the necessaries of life,
that they shall not be .obtained. maV
doubly painful. There is n vast diffe
tween the professional and the access
cltor of alms; and our people owe it
selves dud the cause of humanity to
these cases. Wo arc sure that none c
sens would dismiss the really needy f
door without in some way relieving in
but they should be certain that the;
helping to keep in idleness those win
to take care of themselves.
Winter is always a terror to the
“ the poor,” we do not mean those
comfortable, homes and an abur.dau
necessaries of life, and who complain
themselves poor, because the times
and they cannot speculate and do bu
as grand a scale as they did when t
good and money plenty. We have to
this kind in our midst, and they wou
to be-thankful for what they have, !e
conie when they shall have reason to
When we say “the poor,” we mean si
really poor; men who have to sujm
selves and their families by daily
who are out of employment and can
and whose families are now suflferit
likely to suffer for want of food, and
their inability to pay rcnt. shaU be t
to contend with the biting frosts ami
piercing winds of Winter; such are
poor. God only knows what will i
auob during the approaching Winter.
God save the poor! God save th
Save the poor from want and starvau
the rich from selfishness’. 'Help lu
remember that God is the friend of
truftip Him! Help the rich to rem
their riebes were not given them to 1
while their fellow beings are abiverin
rad'dying of starvation'. God belj
do our duty; to alleviate, as fax a
the'sufftrings of the unfortunate,
wish for fortune, without the pride,
and miserly spirit which usuailycoi
But we can all do something for the
have them in our midst; every ut
haa them. Let ns do our duty. ~
BQLWe regret to learn that
Klink, of Newville, Cumberland co
en a brief visit to his friends’in
week before last, lost his two child
‘hwta. • Ihsy died within two d
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