Independent Republican. (Montrose, Pa.) 1855-1926, January 24, 1865, Image 2

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altelaTE, Jan. 16th—A petition was presented. ask
ing that the rebel prisoner* now In Northern pdaans
be placed under the care and Ic outbal`.o . l-.411
Union prisoners. and be fumisithil'WlHl the came ra
tions and eiothhag furnished Union pritioners in the
South. On motion of Mr. HoWard, the matter ,was
referred to the Military Comndtttto - .; ;Mr. Spinner
offered a resolution in regard to i the expediency of
giving Her British MajestsZs Govemnient tho notice
required for the termination of the Extradition Trea
ty. The resolution was adopted A bill was intro
duced, and referred to the Committee on Commerce,
relative to commerce betweeq the loyal and rebel
State.. A communication was received from the
Bell etsiryuf ' tfie Interior , 4dierenee to Pension
Hounia—,4 jotredneed, and referred
the Ma i Committee, TO amend the judicial sys-
tent Or thanited States. The House concurred in
the Senate's amendments to the joint resolution re
quiring the President to give to Great Britain the re
sulted notice for terminating the; Reciprocity Treaty.
The Deficiency bill was taken up, and the amend
ment appropriating $3,000 for a medal to Commo
doreNanderbilt maadisettssed and_passek : A peace
was introduced by Mr. Cox, and laid on
the table bye vote of St to St. The House then con.
aid red the bill to provide a Republican Government
for States subverted orocerthrown, and after
tug to a speech by Mr. Kelley, oT Pennsylvania, in
favor of hU amendment, adjourned.
Samara, Jan. 17.—Mr. Sumner presented the inc.
Mona] of the Boston Board of Trade, asking for the
postponement of the Bankrupt Law. A petition
from Ex-Surgeon-General Hammond was presented,
asking for a court of inquir in Isle case. A bill was
offered, and referred to the Judiciary Committee, to
amend the judicial system of the United States. A
resolution was offered, and laid over until to-day, to
add to the standing committees of the Senate a conk
=Mee of five for the Investigation of corruption of
the Government In all Its departments. Mr. Morgan
introduced a bill, which was referred to the Com
mittee on Commerce, to regulate the management
of captured and abandoned - property In the rebel
States. Mr. Sumner presented a report forliae4 "re: ic
, ittse
resoltailm terminating the treaty of 1817 with t
Britain. Ordered to be printed.
flows.•;-•A bill was introduced providing grants
of land to disabled soldiers and aramen. A resolu
tion was offered and agreed to, to Investigate the
palle)*trianed toward the Indians. The bill to pro
vide a Republican form of Government for rebel
States, was_ postponed for two weeks. The Military
Academy Bill was approved, and the House then ad
&OUSE, Jae. 18.--A memorial from the Philadel
phia Board of Trade was presented, asking for the
postponement of the Bankrupt Bill. The mmintion
recently offered by Mr. Powell was taken up and de•
bated at some length. Mr. Howard, from the Milt
tan. Committee, reported a resolution, which was
ordeted to be printed, recommending that measures
of retaliation be adopted, In order to prevent the
continuance of the barbarities practiced at the South
on Union prisoners. The Senate then took and
passed the resolution ratifying the notice given Great
Britain by the President of the termination of the
treaty of 1817, 'ladling the naval forces on the lakes.
Resolutions of thanks to Gen. Terry and Amiral Poe.
ter were offered, and referred respectively to the No
t-al and Military Committees.
Hapax--A committee was appointed, of which
Mr. Windom, of Minnesota, is Chairman, to investi
gate the Government policy toward the Indiana. A
resolution was adopted appointing a committee to
investigate certain charges against Lucien Anderson,
a member of the Rouse, in connection with the char
ges against Gen. Payne. Tire Fortification bill was
made ;he special order for Friday. A resolution was
adoptelappointing a committee to inquire into re
ported abuses at the Old Capitol and Ca roll Prisons.
A lively debate eprang pp on a motion to reconsider
the vote by which this resolution was adopted, in
which Messrs. Stevens, Garman, Davis, Coffmtb, and
others, took part. The motion to reconsider was
finally laid on the table.
Elmira, Jan. 19.—Resolutions of thanks to Gen.
Terry and Admiral Porter, and their officers and
men, were unanimously passed. The toint rt....solu
tion to appoint a committee to Investlide the treat
ment of the Indians was passed. The consideration
of the act to regulate commerce between the several
States was postponed until Tuesday neat A bill
was passed to amend the act defining the pay of ar
my officers, which confines that the brevet rank
shall not entitle the holder to any extra pay. A bill
in reference to the spectal income tax was Introdneed,
and referred to the Committee on Finance. A bill
to amend the act to encourage Immigration was in
troduced, and referred to the same committee.
Houss.—A resolution was adulated relative to an
assessment of one per cent on the first six hundred
dollars of Income, now exempt. A joint resolution
was referred to the Committee on Ways and Means
in reference to the temporarily increased duties on
imports. A resolution was adopted, directing the
Secretary of War to communicate to the House the
record of the court tnartial of Major David H. Hast
ings. A joint resolution was referred to the Mili
tary Connnitte; that the Secretary of War be in.
structed to give credit, in any draft hereafter made,
for the hundred days' men from Ohio and other
States. The consideration of the amendment to the
Enrollment Act was assigned for two weeks from
yesterday, Resolutions of thanks to Gens. Thomas
and Terry, and Admiral Porter, were referred to the
Military Committees. The Legislative, Judielal and
Executive Appmpriation bill was then taken up,
amended and passed.
Our Victory at 'Wilmington.
The victory won by our army and navy at Wil
mington - on Sunday last, is one or the grenteat and
most important we have ever achieved. The dam
age Is crushing beyond compute to the Southern
Confederacy. The place lies about midway between
the positions occapied by our great armies on the
Savannah and on the James; and Its-bearings are as
wide as the region of country between these rivers,
in which the conclusive campaigns of Grant and
Sherman • must now be speedily brought to their
culmination and consummation.
The capture of Fort Fisher itself, with its twenty
five hundred man and seventy-sre gnus, is a feat of
arms worthy of our soldiers and sailors. The block
ing up of Cape Fear River, the seizure of the last
port open to the rebels, and the final cutting off of
all intercourse between the illionfedrary and the out
side world, is a b4 , w from which there can be no re
covery. The rapture of the city of Wilmington,
which we have "o doubt will be presently effoeted,
if it is not already effected by our iron-clads or by
our army, will bring within our lima the largest
and only important city in North Carolina, will
complete our control of the coast of that State, and
will enable us to operate at convenience in the inte
rior. These and other bearings of Sunday's battle
are most ruinous to the prospects of the rebellion,
and most hopeful for the final and decisive triumph
of the Union arms.
But great as these positive gains are In themselves,
there Is a far larger scope to the victories of Sunday.
General Sherman, with that iron-clad army oc.,this,
has lately been making
significant demonstrations
toward various important points In the State of
South Carolina; and the opinion of bin forthetiming
campaign that Is generally entertained is, that lie will
strike across the Carolinas as he struck across Geor
gia, and join Gem Grant in Virginia, in which State
our great combined army will make the final assault
upon the last remaining army of the Southern re
bellion. The vastness of this scheme Is such as to
lead timid people to doubt its feasibility; but the
view of what Sherman has already encore pnsbcd, and
in the light of his remark recently made at Savannah,
that his "army can now march anywhere over the
South and do anything," we see no reason in doubt
that the work can and will be done. Now, if Jell
Davis looks as his map, tie will at once ace that if
Gen Sherman takes Branchville, which he is now
threatening, both Charleston and Columbia will be
In B very bad way, and the next points on his north
ward march would be Kitooolle and Florence.
When at the latter point, be would nearly have got
across one of the Carolinas. and the broad 'airfare of
the Old North State would lie before him. The net Im
portance of Wilmington in this onward march is
now evident at a glance. - it lies in a direct line by
railroad, east of Florence, and would at once furnish
Sherman a new base and Vatting point In hie on
ward march through North Carolina. In this view it
is that we see by far the greatest importance of our
success at Wilmington, and by far the greatest or
comity for the capture of the city itself We have
no doubt, that it not already done, the taking of the
city in a part of the programme now, thong it might
have been no part of the object of our operations
primarily, when th e only purpose was to prevent
blockade running.
We lave Dins no doubt that the capture of Wil
mington Is an essential fink in the operatlona of
Sherman, and in the terminating campaign of the
rebellion in the .Atlantic States; and It is not im
possible that the month's delay of Sherman at Sa
vannah may be partly owing ['Your December fall
meat Wilmington.
The able military critic of the London Spectator
has been the first on the other side of the Atlantic
to note the remarkable fact—ant es a lucre coinci
dence, bat as a designed part of Lieut.-Gen. Grant's
AVdcrtis combination over the military field—
iit'lwati on the very day I l.ith December) when
OM Mews got to New York that Sherman's scout
lialtlreached Dahlgren's fleet with the intelligence
that Sherman's army had safely arrived at the sea.
board—it wat on that same day that the gallant army
Of Thomas sallied out of Nashville struck Hood,
and binnint the battle which ended in the total rout'
of the rebel form. from Tennessee. We have no
means of verifying the idea, but we have, no doubt
that the one great event waited upon the other, and,
that when Grant on the James beard of Siter4lan's
safety cm the Atiantle, he teleara,, plied Thomas on
the Cumberland tint late hominid come. The world
knnwa the clotiotut reanit. ,
In the ramie way our operations at Wilmington
may be directly related to the pending (=pulpit of
Sherman; and as Sherman will horn of the tall of
the city almost as soon as it occurs, we laced not
any day be surprised If we hear that the victor of
Georgin has turned tile footsteps toward Hiekmond.—.
TaorrlNG.—Tho fastest time ever =dell) trotting
doable Lamm was made by Lady Palmer and
'flatimsh "MAK Tliry trotted else mile in a road'
wagon In 2;X; attit two ;ale& In 5:13. The
thie ever wade for one mote •
.o a wagon was by -
PLvtleeds. She titittect It tls 2:23g. The fastest time
'cues made to iolicrlves - matie by Floru Temple.trotted a mite in - MalK on Long island, and. milt,
on tie lidentazeuirack; butt It truth tv,
.to.lieWtort. hawse can trot,
4everatkeoptE; firter ,whcn hitdtect to e. 'aunty then
ein whentaltetut to lkwagoe.—X Zeckpi.
Qt mold; taraty, a isariaat'Abi mardere4l- hei
ialitrese, 4tid - itttle court coulda t greo *my mum
for the warder tbe.roPPoltded Ittotra btWOW=
;am:111U Naga pseama tolalkm%
"A 'anion of - hires and a nlon . oflanda,
A Union of States none can sever;
A Union of hearts, and a Union of hands,
And the Flag of our Union forever."
Montrose, Pa., Tuesday, Jan, 24, 1865.
ar. The conspiracy ts now known. A rmict hare been
ramcd, war is levied to accomplish it.. There are only two
stileA to the imedian. man must be for the United
Scales, or against Irt. There can be no ocutrots to :his
war — ohht Patriots or traitor& --BralllZN A. Docates,
at Chicago, April it, ISO.
ar Mat right has t/4 Ninth (wafted 1 'Mal
lke has bee,. dental f Ayld wh,d ehsfin, founded in jus
tice and rigid, has been withheld I Can either of you to
day name one smolt act Of wrong, deliberately and par
poxety done by the Goveruntent at Irashington, of which
the South ha 4 a right to 00/Ip/dint I ehalleuge the an
nrct.—Hon. A. 1.1. Bininzlis, 1861..
The Caimaima papers are upon the" rampage."
There is a hitch in their affairs, a hiatus. in the
heretofore steady flow of the Yankee stream
which dropped its loose change along the routes
of its travel. The dollish of the State Depart
ment stands at the gates of entrance and exit,
And sternly demands the production of a bit of
printed paper with an autograph appending,
setting forth the height, weight, general features,
color, and nationality of the traveller who
knocks for enterence, or who requests the priv
ilege of'vamosing the monarchical dominions.
.Of course, the rushing tide presses up to the
barrier, undulates awhile, and then commences
a steady ebb. It, of course, seeks other chan
nels, and finding them surges on its course.—
So from Suspension Bridge to the Canadian
shore opposite Detroit there are plenty of seats
for our Canadian cousins. Crowding is out of
fashion.' Engineers and firemen are nut kept in
a state of excitement over the steam gauge,
brakemen lazily, swing themselves around with
the wheel of their breaks, and conductors look
hopelessly down the empty platforms of the de
pots, and sing out to ghosts unseen their usual
"all aboard." Dinners have ceased to smoke on
the tables; waiters keep their dirty aprons on
continnally—a saving of laundry fees—and the
empty tills of the cashiers, and of the beer and
strong drink fountains, are strongly suggestive
of bankruptcy. Officers and directors meet, look
glum, and inwardly curse the Yankee who will
not admit the Canadian right to harbor raiders,
allow them to ran over the lines on n small
spree . of murder, theft, and arson, and return to
find an official to keep their stolen moneys until
they call for them, and a judre who will stand
between them and justice. But the cursing does
not help them to bank their deposits or surplus
in such amounts as to suggest the pleasure of
fat dividend at the end of the financial year.
The:provincial towns and cities are taking up
the lament and the cursing. Yankees are doing
more business at home and less among our
cousins. The beds and dining tables of hotels
are like the "the banquet hall" of the old song,
"deserted:" and, in a word that grim passport
sentinel has given our good, generous, philan
tropic cousins a great desire to see their relatives
once more in the flesh and—their money. The
reciprocity treaty, which, like the handle of a
jug, was all on the Canada side, bids fair to
snspeild its action, and thus our dear neighbors
are iri a double gvief. If they have to exist up
on themselves, what can they a..? It will be
French against English, and both against their
cousin Jonathan, who refuses to come to theit
loving and depleting embrace. "When this
cruel war It over," or when Canada shall be
purged of raiders, or cease to be made an asy
lum for banditti who plot treason and how best
to consummate, it, when their judges shall learn
common sense and neighbor love, mixed with
the smallest modicum of justice, and their offi
cials cease to he " pals" to keep the money of
thieves, then, perhaps,the grim passport sentinel
will retire; bdt the so-called reciprocity has
gone up, not to return to its official earthly
sphere again, id our judgment.
sorTiinirts AltoLtilovisic
The debate in the House of Representatives,
elicited by the question of abolishing slavery in
the United States, has already established the
fact that there is a - strong abolition party in the
South anxious to get rid of slavery as the only
means Of saving the Union. And stranger -than
all this, is the fact that the most intense abol
itionists in the South are slave-holders, men
who own hundreds of negroes, who are now
;willing to give up their "human cattle" to save
!their lives and perpetuate their own freedom.
'The common sense men of the South begin to
, understand that the result of the rebellion for
victory or defeat, cannot save slavery. To be
suctsful, Jeff. Davis is willing to sacrifice
slavery—he is willing to sacrifice the entire
South and bring every wbitc. laboring man of
that region under the dominion of France, Eng
land. or Spain, (under the control of either of
winch powers, the condition of the white men
of the South would he reduced to vassalage or
slavery) rather than return to the Union. The
white men of the South begin to understand this
fact, and hence they are more anxious to return
to the Union, there to regain the equalities of
American citizenship. Henceit is, too, that in
the debate alluded to, the most earnest men ad
vocating the constitutional amendment abolish
ing slavery, are the men of the South. Jeff. Da
vis, himself, is now the most out-spoken aboU
tiouist in the land. He wants to free the negro
that Sc may secure the eternal bondage of the
white citizens of the South, by an alliance with
the aristocracies of the old world. Take the,
question as it is now viewed in Congress and at.
UM traitor: , begin to regard it, abolitionism Ls
becoming an attractive feature of the war.
LETTER PlWif GENERAL sur.ftnem
The Savannah Republican of the 11th Inst.
ptiblishes a letter from General Sherman to a
prominent citizen, stating that he is merely a
military commander, and can act only in that
capacity. He can not give ,assurances or pledg
es affecting civil matters. future Congress
will.adjust these when Georgia is again repre
sented there es ofold. He says that Georgia is
not out of the Union—therefore a total iecoa
. _
struction appearalnApproprate.
hat long_aeaninf the people remained grated
and organized, the. United States would press
them with fultdec and deaf wittr — them accord
ing' tii,:nallita* !eV. ".kftertvartle they :it'll' he
dealt with by th:e civil courts.
He thinks that tliet same course should ha a
doptedis Indicated by ;George Washingten.lin
the - Whiskey
. IWh hieilion, 40 licetadglTi"WWi
the Burr cireaptrari—
ton and Jackson i,Wpreservation of the
Union, and file MS 01:iiiirMles are simply ful
filling theiriommano;
Tba.Nniott must Mid, ehall tie preserved, cost
what It may.' - Thereis uo other alternative for
the people of Georgia; than to conform to this
view of the ease.
NoC,i3‘ randt , s loners olnegotiations or conven
tions'are necessary. Whenever the people of
Georgia quit the rebellion,eleet membered Con
gress and s'nntors, and these take their seats,the
state of Georgia will have resumed her functions
in the Union.
The Daily News and New-York World are
enjoying a fatally quarrel over the coming draft,
which the .2Veirs is amiable enough to attribute
to those curiosities in politics, commonly --desig
nated as war democrats, whose representatives,
according to the theory of the News, arc Geo.
B. McClellan and the Jew Belmont, with other
non-combatants of that particular stripe of mal
The Netts says that were it not for the World
having acquiesced in the repeated tyrannies of
Abraham Lincoln, that individual would not
have resorted to this final despotism. of calling
out the deficiency on the last call. The World
retorts, and most Justly, that had not the News
misguided individuals, liable to the draft, and
encouraged wholesale desertion, it would not
have been found necessary to resort to a sum
mary conscription to fill the army to an efficient
standard. The World is right.
Alfred H. Terry, Brevet Major-General Uni
ted States Volunteers, is the hero of Fort Fisher.
Educated a lawyer, never within fifty miles of
West Point, a child of the people and a soldier
in this war from the beginning for conscience
salto--he it is who has won in a single day a
national film° and a pmfossional military renown
not inferior to the proudest Gen. Terry was
one of the few men who before the war Rmw the
necessity of preparation for it, who helped put
his State (Connecticut) in preparation for It,
and who devoted his own energies to Its ap
preaching demands. Re was among the first in
the field, has served steadily and with ever-in
creasing distinction since, and now at a bound
reaches the highest place among the soldiers of
the Republic.
The Plot to Burn New-York
General Dix and his subordinates have had an ob
ject In view In striving, as they have done since the
Incendiary attempt to lay our city in ashes, to create
the Impression that they were making no movements
with a view to the apprehension of the incendiaries.
And the event proves their action to hnve been is
diciona at least, if not the most gratifying that the
nearsmongers could have conceived; for, now that
the wail has been partially lifted, we discover four
prisoners against whom the accumulated proofs are
said to be overwhelming, and I , aru that our officials
have gathered such feet* as wall enable them, in due
time, to eatablish a clear case against many another
rebel larho now reposes in fancied security.
Immediately on promulgating the memorable or.
der of November tlith, instructing military officers
In the Department of the East to deal summarily
with rebel raiders and incendaries, General Dix called
Police Superintendent Kennedy to aid him, and the
Superintendent was authoriz,d to employ such and
as many men from his force na he might think prop
er, Mr. Kennedy lostno time In detailing a number
of his ablest detective policemen, and these, under
the leadership of Chief Detective Young, were
promptly Beni to the Canadian border, ender In
structions giving them discretionary powers. The
men had been absent a fortnight before any person
r•-market, the circumstance ; but at length their pro
longed tarry naturally excited the curiosity of fre
qiienters at the Central Department of the Metropot
wan Police; yet the secret was well tept, and not
until the officers had reached town with their pris
oners, and seen them securely bolted within the
walls of Fort Lafayette, did a lisp escape their lips.
Chief Young and his men went hence direct to
the Canada line, and put themseves In co:mount.
eation with the detective officers In the chief cit
ies from Lewistown, New-York to Port Huron,
Michigan; and having done this, they separated,
bnt were careful to keep within telegraphic hall of
each other—some going Into Canada, and others re
malning,,on our side of the line. The secret having
been entrusted to the authorities on the border,
these gentlemen entered into the work with much
keepleg an eye upon persons Whom they sus
pected, giving our officers now and then a useful
hint, tendering them speedy transportation to such
;mints as It seemed desirable to reach, in short, aid
ing them in every way that lay within their power.
Nearly a fortnight passed In apparently faultless
search ; not altogether fruitless, however, since
every day's wandering paved the way toward the
object which our officers had ultimately In view.
So they groped onward patiently—now In the gam
ing houses, now la the barrooms and drawing rooms
of rebel-haunted houses of entertainment, now here
and then there; indeed, making themselves almost
übiquitous, until at the opening of the third week
they struck the hail of the rebel Ceptain Bell and a
party of his satellites. Bell was flourishing at a fash
ionable Canadian hotel, under the pseudonym of
Baker; but, unluckily for him, them were loyal
citizens of the United States at his elbow who knew
him too well, and they contrived a plan to get him
over the line, and then, dissemblance being no long
er necessary, they revealed their knowledge, and de
livered him into the hands of Detective Young and
tits assistants
The apprehension of Captain Bell was followed In
a Mel Buie by the rapture of three other rebels, one
of whom is known to have been engaged in the at
tempt to burn our hotels on the night of November
The prisoners were found passing under
names which they had mammal for the occasion ;
but their real names arc known, and are to be given
to the public whenever General Dix shall have made
other arrests which the capture of these rebel ends
caries has rendered necessary.
A general court-martial is to be convened lIIILIM
dIAwir, at Fort Lafayette, to be composed as follows:
i'resident—Brig.-Genersl Fitz Henry Warren, C.S.A.;
Brig.-General Wm. H. Morris, C. S. V.; Col. M. S.
Howe, Third U. B. Cavalry ; H. Day, U. S. A.;
Brevet Lie% Col. B. F. O'Brine, Fourteenth U.S. In
fantry ; Major G. W. Wallace, Sixth U. S. Infantry;
Major John A. Bowles, Judge Advocate.
Our detective policemen have learned from credi
ble sources that the number of Incendiaries who
were employed by George N. Sanders to apply the
torch to our hotels, was not no great as has been
supposed only six persons having been engaged to
that hazardous and diabolical plot; and of these the
police force foul sure of capturing live at least. Should
our otlimrs catch them, add make a clear case before
a court martial, they could expect nothingshort of
the gibbet, and that with but limited opportunity
for prayer.—N. Y. Times.
Everette Career.
Edward Everett was born at Dorchester, Massa
chusetts, on the 12th of April, 1704, and was the son
of Oliver Everett, who bad been both a clergyman
and a judge. At an early age he had for a tutor no
less a peronage that Daniel Webster, who prepared
tilm for college. In 1807, when only thirteen years
of age, he entered Harvard College, and very soon
took a position as one of tire most brilliant and suc
cessful ol the students. Fie edited the college Jour
nal—the Ilarrarci Lyceum—and graduating In tall,
was engaged as a tutor In the college. In 1813,
a hen but nineteen years of age, he was appOinted
pastor of the Brattle dtreet Church, and a year later
wrote a reply to a theological and skeptical work by
George B. English. Iti 1815 having been appointed
Prolmsor of Greek in Ilarmuld, he went to Europe to
prepare himself for the tion, and besides travell.
log through Great Britain and the continent, ming
ling with the most eminent men in letters and sci
ence, devoted two years to study at Gottingen.
Returning to America, Mr. Everett assumed his
duties as Greek professor, and until 1824 also bad
charge of the North Aron-Mtn Retire. In that year
also he again made a mark as au orator la a lecture
on " American Literature," at which Lafayette Inas
to lstli also he was elected to Congress, in which
body be served for ten years, being must of the lime
a member of the Committee ou Foreign Affairs. in
Congress he wan not merely a brilliant but a Very
useful member. lie spoke often, arid always With
ability, and during all ibis period he did not neglect
literary labor.
18'04 ho was elected Governor of Massachusetts,
and was three times re-elected. In IMO he visited
Europe with his family, and while there—wnen Har
rison was President and Webster was Secretary of
State—was appointed American Minister to England,
and during his subsequent residence in London his
diplomacy was as satisfactory to his government es
his reception In the most educated eh , .. , s et society
was to himself. '
1u.if415 Mr. Everett returned to this country and
was chosen president of.hia Alma Muter, liaryard
University. But he soon resigned the position on
account of hie health. In au the death of flan
lel Webster, hutident Fillmore called Everett to
succeed bias as Secretary of State. While holding
this potation, Mr. Everett declined entering into a
tripartite treaty with Franc:amid England to secure
Cuba 18 perpetuity to Spain.
qtr. Everett was next in public life 83 United States
Senator, but in 18t4 his health again compelled him
to twig.). Since that peried Eveiett has been
prominent for Ms noise aorta for the Mon at Ver
non laud, which molted in a profit thereto of about
uluety - thouraud dollars; for running for the Vice.
Presidency in ltiliu, with John Bell of Tennessee,
fur krusldent ; for aiding tkur .East Tennessee suffer.
era in 186;3: and for various patriotic apeecims and
ivttera since the breathing Mat of Abe, rebellion, Eta
public effort. wagi WWI
(9 9( UntestiVkto el*
goa clegintenti.
FOAM FIBBER •airtrersp,..
Gide tat Ileyierts hem ,term Terry and Col.
Centetnelt.—TwrittrAre Budged Trbenere
and Serentreve Gans Vaptared.—Genered
Whiting and Vol. Lamb Talk.= Palsonere.—.
' Oar Las Hine Ihnsdnel•.Admiral porter.,
°Metal Report.—General 'Grant Orden a
Salute In Hotter of the Vlelary...:llelbei de.
COMA of the Irtatit.—Gdnetal DlaYsteh trona
General Lee.
WASHINGTON, Tuesday, Jan. 17-11140 A. X.
A." Dis
The following official dispatches have just bean re
ceiceri at this department;
FEDERAL Porn, N. CL., Jan. 15,
via FORTUES4 MONROE, Jan, It r
1b 4 9.-Gen. J. A. Rawlins :
GENERAL .1-1 have the honor to report that Fort
Fisher was carried by assault, this slir.nroon and
evening, by General Ames' MvLaton and the Second
Brigade of the First Division of the Twenty-fourth
Army Cores, gallantly aided by a battalion of ma
rines and seamen from the navy. The assault was
preceded by a heavy bombardment from the Fork:int
fleet, and was made at WO P. U., when the First
Brigade—Curtiss% of Ames' divlslon--effecteri a tort);
Went upon the parapet, but full possession of the
woi k was not obtained until P. IL The behavior
of both officers and men was most admirable. All
the works south of Fort Fisher are now occupied by
oar troop.. We have-not less than 1,200 prisoners,
including Gen. Whiting and Cul Lamb, the Com
mandant of the fort. I reeret to say that our loss le
severe, especially in °facers. I run not yet able to
form any estimate of the number of casualties.
Brev. MAJ.-Gen., Commanding Expedition.
FORT Ftsiren, Monday, Jan. lti-2 A. as.
After a careful reconnoissance on the 14th it was
decided to risk an asiatilt on Fort Fisher Paine's
division With Col. Abbott'a brigade to hold our line,
already strong, across the peninsula, and facing WU.
mington against Hoke, while Ames' divialon should
assault on the west end. After three hours of heavy
navy firing, the assault was made at 8 P. m., on the
15th. Curtis' brigade led, and as sooner, it had made
a lodgment on the west end of the land front it wan
followed by rennypacker's and the latter by Bell's.
After desperate fighting, gaining foot by foot, and
severe loss, by Ii P. st., we bad possession of about
half the land trout. Abbott's Brigade was then ta
ken from our line facing Wilmington, and put into
Fort Fisher, and on pushing It forward, at 10 P. w..
it took the rest of the work with little resistance—
the garrison failing back to the extreme of the pe
ninsular, where they were followed and captured,
among others Gen. Whiting and Col. Lamb, both
wounded. I think we have quite 1,000 prisoners. I
hope our loss may not exceed 500; but it Is impos
sible to judge In the night Among the wounded
are the Commanders of the three leading brigades;
Gen. Curtis being wounded; not severely; but Cols.
Fennypacker and Bell dangerously. The land front
was a formidable one, the parapet to places, fourteen
or fifteen text high; but the men went at it nobly,
under a severe musketry fire. The marines and sail
ors went up gallantly; but the musketry fire from
the east end of the hind front was so severe that they
did not succeed In entering the work. The navy tire
on the work, judging from the holes, musthave been
terrific_ Many of the guns were Injured. How
many there were on the point I cannot say, perhaps
thirty or forty.
Signed, C. B. COMSTOCK,
Lieutenant-COlonel A. D. C.,
and Chief Engineer.
Another dispatch estimated. the number of prison
ers captured at 2,500, and the number of guns at T.!..
Gen. Grant telegraphed to his department that In
honor of this great trinmph, achieved by the united
valor of the army and navy, he has ordered a salute
of one hundred zone to be tired by each of the ancites
operating against Richmond. C. A. DANA,
Assistant Secretary of War.
The Naval Dispatch.
FoRTREgs NONSOIC, Jan. 17th, 16N
lion. Gideon Welles, Secretary of Me
The Atlantic la Mat in from Wilmington.
Fort Fisher and the works on Federal Point are In
our possession.
The assault was made by the army and sailors on
Batiday afternoon, and by 11 P. M. the works were
The lasses •re heave.
Lients. B. W. Preston and B. EL Porter, of the M-
U', are killed.
Our aipt men were 72glans and about 2,500 prisonens
Hens. Whiting and Lamp, rrehele) are prisoners
and woopded.
The Vanderbilt Is on her way North with dispatches.
Two titteen-inch guns burst on the monitors.
(eaned.) E. T. NICHOLS,
The Rebel Account.
WAR DEPARTMYMT, Tuesday, Jon, 17-9 P. M.
Afaj.-Pen. Dix, Neu- York:
The Richmond Whig of this morning contains the
following account of the capture of Fort Fisher, by
the naval and laud forces of the United States
The unwelcome news of the fall of Fort Fisher,
..ommandlog the entrance to Cape Frau. River, was
mute Ibis morning, and occasioned a sensation 01
profound regret. The capture of this fort u eguinalent
to the closure of the harbor of Wilmington by the. e"e
otti ,t fleet. It Ls situated about eighteen milts below
the rite, but was the main defence of the entrance to
the river, and its fall, therefore, *ill prevent In fu
ture the arrival and departure of blockade-itumers.
How tar this reverse may prove Inyvtous to our
cause. remains to be neve, but at present we regard
It rather an unfortunate than a disastrous event.—
The following is the official report :
Monday, Jan. Ate, IS6I.
Mon- J. II &Aldan
General Brazg report that the enemy bombarded
Fort Fisher furiously all day yesterday.
At 4 P. at. their inf.ntry advanced to the as.anit, a
heavy demonstration nt the same boor being made
against their rear by our troops.
At 6:30 P. x. ben. Whiting reports that their at
tack had failed, and the garrison was being strength
ened with fresh troops.
At about 10 P. at the fort teas raptured mail of
the garrison
No further particulars at this time known.
(Signed,) ft. E. LEE.
No dispatches have been received from Gem Ter
ry shwa that of Sunday night announcing tho result
of the assault. C. A. DANA,
Assistant Secretary of War.
Beittatout, Tuesday, Jan 17th, 1865.
The American has the following from Its special
vorreepondeut with tha Wilmington expedition, who
has just arrived at Fortress Monroe:
roaTtizas MONROE, JalL 1 7-4'oo p.
After three days and nights of bombardment, Fort
Fisher is ours, with all the contiguous works com
manding New Inlet. The assault was made by the
army and naval brigade at 3 o'clock on Sunday after
noon. One corner of the fort was secured In half an
hour, but we had a fight with the gar
rlson, which lasted until 9 o'clock at night. It was
a very stubborn and bloody resistance, and the fort
and the approaches were strewn with dead. The
garrison had been heavily reinforced. The number
of prisoners taken was over 2,000. The number of
guns captured was Ti. All the forts, including
Mound and Seeks Island batteries, surrendered.
The rebel loss in the assault was 500 dead, beside
the wounded. Our loss (army and navy) Is about
900 killed and wounded. Fleet-Lieut. Preston and
Lieut. Porter, commandant of the flag-ship, were
both killed in the assault. Gen. Whiting and Col.
Lamb are both prisoners and wounded.
The rebel pirates Tuna/lamer and Chiral/mugs were
both in the tight, and were driven up the river.
Our gunboats went up the river ou Monday morn
Our prisoners will be Immediately sent North.
We had seeml days of delightful weather.
The magazine of the fort exploded by evident on
Monday morning, killing and wounding two hundred
of our men. The Sirniklyo tie Cnba brings the bodies
of Lieuts. Presley! and Porter, and the wounded of
the navy.
Gen. Hancock at Harrisburg.
HABILIBOUItia, Jail. 16th, 1841.
General Hancock, who has been in this city since
last Friday, on business connected with the let
Corps, appeared in the State Senate this evening up
on a simnel invitation of that body. His entrance
in.the Chamber was the signal for general applause,
the Senators in a body receiving him standing. The
speaker welcomed him in en eloquent speech perti
nent to the occasion, in reply to which the General,
from the Sp&aker's dealt, addressed the Senate and a
large assembly of spectators upon the subject of his
present mission to the State- The speech occupied
nearly half an hour In its delivery, and wee principal
ly devoted to an explanation of the mode of enlist
ment and the character of the proposed new tat
Corps. Ills speech will excite an bailluenco in legis
lation on military antra.
The Result of Mr. Blair's Visit to
WABUIEIGTON, Tuesday, .lau. rlth, 1865.
Francis P. Blair, er., and Ms eon, Montgomery,
were with the President this morning. It is stated
that Mr. Blair while to Richmond, snecteded In ob•
taining &portion of his papers, stolen from his bone
at Silver Springs by lireehMdge, but all idea of any
other result arising from his vlalt is now completely
Missouri Proclaimed a Free State
St. Loma, Saturday, Jan, 14th, 1865.
_ .
Gov. Fletcher hustled a proclamation to-day declar
ing hilaeouri a free Butte, 'in accordance with the
mutilation ontltunace Rased by the Stat. Conven
tion. undrede of businesa Inmecs and private rest
dcanoa ere brilliantly illnaldnated to-night. Banda
of music are playing, lire•sinirs are aspirating, and
thausanda ofenthitalsatteAlmottg.t4 fitrect4
to 41f LIP 47444 e
Sherman's New. Movement.
Fotrrataa'Mosiths, Jan. 17-10 P. at.
Fb the President: Tl , : t •
Gen. Sherman renewed thrirnovinnent °IMP foicea
from Sartuanab, last week. The Fifteenth and:Sev•
enteenth Corps went in transports to Beaufort on
Sarardal, the 14th. The Seventeenth Corps, under
Major-Gen. Blair, crossed Port Boyal ferry, and, with
a portion of Gen. Foster's command, moved on Po:.
cotallgo. Gen. Howard, commanding that' wing„ of
the army, reported, on Sunday, 11th, thatthe enemy
abandoned his strong works in oar front daring Sat
urday night. Gen. Blair's corps now occupies a
position across the railroad, covering all ap
es eastward to Pocotallgo.
All the sick of Gen Sherman`s army are In good
hospitals at Beaufort and Hilton Head, where Grego.
Mal climate affords advantages for recovery superior
to any other place.
The peace and order prevailing at Savannah since
its occupation by Gen. Sherman. could not be Sur
passed. Few male inhabitants are to be seen on-the
streets. Ladles and children evince a sensMof :seem
rity. No instance of disorder, or personal injury, or
insults has occurred. Laboring men and meehanles,
white and Neck, are seeking employment. The
troops era cheerful and respectful toward every one,
and seem to feel themselves as ranch at home and on
good behavior as if in their native towns.
Trade is restricted, for the present, to actual mili
tary necessity. Many
with merchandise from
the North are waiting at Hilton Head for permission
to go to Savannah, but Gen. Sherman has admitted
only a limited quantity of supplies required by Ms
A mistake prevails at the North as to the present
inducements for commerce at Savannah. There is
not yet any large population to be supplied, no cred
it, no money, no commodities ofexcbange, and there
Can he no great amount for a considerable period.
All the cotton and products now within Savan
nah belling to the Government, as captured property.
Stringent precautions against supplies that might
go to the enemy have been made, and will be en
, forced by Gen. Sherman.
The cotton captured In Savannah, of which. there
isa good deal of Bea Island, has bean turned over by
the , quartermaster to M. Draper, Special Agent of
the 1 masury. The Quartermaster General remains
Savannah, to execute the arrangements for ship
Sectary of War.
On Saturday night, the 14th Inst., the Seventeenth
Army Corps, and the troops commanded by Gem
Batch, advanced on the Pocotailgo Bridge, on the
Charleston and Savannah Railroad, and captured that
work, together with the fortifications end 12 glans,
losing in the charge 440 killed and wounded. The
guns were spiked.
The enemy evacuated during the Iglit, and tell
back to Ashen°, toward Charleston.
It is thought the enemy will make a stand at that
Nomination of Parson Brownlow for
Governor—His Speech, &o.
NA.auvu.z.n, Jan. 13th, 18111
The Tennessee Union State Convention In Its eva
sion to day nominated Parson W. G. Brownlow for
Governor by acclamation.
A Delegate asked If he would accept, whereupon
he responded in the following language :
Gmsnaradm:—l settle the controversy by assuring
you that I wIU accept. [Applause.] cannot be ex
pected to do anything more, and I certainly might to
do no less than tender to you as a ConvenUon my
sincere and unfeigned thanks for the honor and dis
tinction you have conferred npon me. I will not
speak to you at length now, gentlemen, but what I
lack in speaking, if the people should ratify the
nomination made by ynn, I will try to make up in
deed° and a-ta, and, God being my help, If you will
send up a Legislaturr to reorganize the militia and
pass other necessary tiredness, I will put an end to
this Infernal system of guerrilla Setting In the State,
in East, Middle and West Tennessee, if we have to
shoot every man concerned in such business. [Loud
and long continued applause, amid which the Par
son retired.]
News Items.
Gen Whiting,cantured at Port Fisher. Is a na
tive of Hartford, Conn., and an old friend of hls cap
tor, Gen. Terry.
The Charleston Mi•reory in a lone gloomy edie6-
dal, reviewing the present !position of affairs, says
slx months will settle the fate of the Confe dency
—The Brooklyn pastors are favorites of fortune.
One of them has made $BO,OOO In stock , speculations,
and another has "struck Ile " and realized $250,000
from an investment 0(85,000 In 01l lands.
—There is just three days' difference in the age
reached by Daniel Webster and Edward Everett at
the time of their respective deaths. The former was
seventy years, nine months and six days, the latter
„ream s nine months and three days old.
—General Thomas has written to the War Depart
ment a letter, giving a• very encouraaieg view of
military affairs in the Southwest Ile says that
flood cannot gather ah army of twenty thousand
men, and that the Southwest Is practically a con
quered country.
—The President has appeoved the joint resolution,
charging the President with the corm:Dm:deaden of a
notice to the Government of Great Britain, of the
wish of that of the United Stahl, to terminate the
Reciprocity treaty of 1E44.
—The Washington correspondent of the Boston
Journal writes that Mr. Blair was warmly greeted at
Richtno nd, and the wife of President Matte actually
threw her arms around the old gentleman and kissed
him. diirely tit: t is a pacific lotlmatlon for the stock•
—lt is estimated that the present number of pe
troleum companies In the United States Is three
hundred and fifty, with capital ranging from $50,000
to $10,000,000 each. One company, proposing to
consolidate several others with it, lots a capital of
The Fawning Pal says upon authority that no
more gold-bearing bonds will be issued, that no ad
ditional Inflation of the currency will take place,
and that the Government will henceforth rely for its
entire expeolltures upon the seven•thirty loans and
the taxes.
—George Davis, of New Haven, Cone., lost the
sight of both his eves in a singular manner a few
days since. He had drilled a hole in a stone sill, to
receive an Iron staple, and poured In motion lead
without tint clearing the water from the hole. The
consequence was, It new back with the force of
Aeam, into his face, burning him terribly.
A correspondent of a Boston paper writes Rom
New York *hat Gmi. McClellan leaves for his
European tour the first week in February. Ile has
declined the offer of the private vessel tendered by
his friends. He leaves in the steamer China, and
will be gene a couple of scare Ile Is made perfect
ly easy in pecuniary matters. Ile will make a
thorough study of the military science in Europe.
—Senator Buckalew is sending circulars about
the country, charging the Republicans with threaten
ing to kilt Democrats, "men, women and children,"
in Fishing Creek. About as good business for a
United States Senator as taking prisoners out of
jail to vote the Democratic ticket.
A dispatch from Waebington states that Senator
Henry S. Foote of the Rebel Congnais, has made an
unsuccessful attempt to escape, with his wife, from
the Confederacy. Mr. Foote WAS taken back to
Richmond, Mrs. Foote being left at Occoquan, where
she MIS Bent for, by authority Irma Washington, and
brought to Willanrs Hotel under.the escort of Sec
retary Seward.
—The Washington National Brpublierta, 01 the
10th, says lu relation to the removal of Major-General
Butler: In the last edltlen of tn 4 .Repoblilean,
yesterday, we announced that Major-General Butler
was relieved ae Commander of the Department of
Virginia and North Carolina. It Is perhaps proper
to add that this was done at the instance and by
the particular request of Lient -General Grant, the
General-in-Chief of the armies of the United States.
—The Tennessee State Convention has unanimous
ly adopted resolutions abellishing and forever pro
hibiting slavery within that State, and abrogating
the secession ordinance and all the laws passed in
pursuance thereof. These are to be voted upon by
the people on the '2241 of February, and If they are
adopted, an election for Governer and members of
the Legislature will be held on the 4th of March.
—Gen.' W. IL F. Lee, of the rebel cavalry, has
written a letter for the benefit of the rebel Congress
on the subject of cavalry. lie makes various sug
gestions for the Improvement of this arm of the
rebel service, acknowledges the superiority of the
Union (..Sivalry, and says " unless Congress takes the
matter In band and legislates more liberally on the
subject, the enemy next spring will ride rough-shod
over the whole State."
—Dr. C. T. Jackson, of Boston, announces the
discovery of a mine of emery at Chester, near Spring
field, Massachusetta—inexhaustible and Invaluable.
Re says: "It may not be generally known that the
emery of the Grecian Archipelago Is monopolized by
a single banking-house In London, and those of Asia
Minor arc also monopolized by a single mercantile
house In Smyrna. These monopolies have raised
the price of emery lour-fold. Now Massachusetts
overrides this monopoly, and can supply not - only
this country, but the entire world, with the best of
emery, for all coming time."
—Savannah lithe point to which a very largo num
ber of railroads converge, as the followiu,,o statement
shows: The Central railroad connecting Macon with
Savannah. 199 miles; the Waynesboro' and Augusta,
53; the hilUedgeville and P. Om, 39; the South
western, 50; the lituacogee, 71: the Macon and
Western, 101; the Western and Atlantic, 140; the
Georgia, 270 the Athena branch of the Georgia, 40;
the Washington branch of the Georgia, 17: the Roma
branch of the Western and Atlantic, B); the At
'Ando and Lagrange, 8 0 ; LW) East Tennessee and
lion. Edward Everett died suddenly of apoplexy
on Sunday morntwr, January lfah, at 'hlsiresidence
In Boston. lie retirod on &Corday evening In ap
parently as good health es nimbi, brit near morning
was hearil by Ins housekeeper , to fall heavily on the
floor. Be died 'adore a physician could arrive. The
aad event is °Metall, announced to the country by
Secretary Seward, who eve that epptorLate liquors
will be paid to his Itiemety.ithome end abroad,
whams tbus =Wag MVO intbarity
knowlettglxV ir, r:k'Z7,l
Memo. £ U Riebardfion ifrd Janine Brown, of
the Tieillene, and W. R. Davie of the Cincinnati Ga
tettniarrived In Nashville Jan. 16th, having escaped
Wei - the Rebel. Penitentiary at Elallsbroy on the
Wit tdDrob. ,TheYittlade thlid/l..rearforitiree
hundred and forty Intle*Onlatot, titronglt.thninoriM
tains of North carotins, aldecilltiOvneAtinetriblOrt
, .
The 'Meat oftifory " tbaf, of out old lady in
West Vitginia,.Whotookthe advide of evbdtor, armi
poured Isonte toetrotenm along the: atrearna which
watered her farm. The repon spro_ad abroad orator
face indicationa on the land, and a brigade of oil
huntera came, who bought the land at a fabulous
price, the owners agreeing to give the lady one-eighth
of the oil. The purchasers set up their derrick -and
put dOwn an auger, audio ashen time struck a well
which yields one hundred barrels of oil per day.
—The earnings of the Erie railway for 'the month'
of December, 1864, were 17511,,TAi 89 showing an In
crease of MOM M.-The earnings for December are
thus shown to be $51,231 35 more than was estimated
in tbe'atatement on which the dividends were declar
ed. The expenses for November and December have
not yet been fully made out, but such progress has
betaxtmsderairto warrant-the ballet that thwpwlitkil
short $lOO,OOO of the amount estimated, thus leav
ing a surplus, alter paving dividends; of about fg145,-
WO, instead of $103,1:37, as reported.
—Jeff. Davis Is now so fe.arfol of his life, and so
constantly In dread of assassination, that be neither
appears In the streets of Richmond nor allows him
self to be alone even In' his private apartments. Re
has constantly nn Ms • person weapons for, self-de
fence, while a rube-1./Didier trusted only because
bribed for the work, IS ever by hillside, with orders
to abort any man making the least vffensive de
monstration towards the "I'realtient." The arch
traitor has also a notlem that his life is in danger
from poison, and Is therefore very careftd in his diet.
Altogether, Davis' has a happy time ruling the
—Gov. Andrew, to tus annual message, calls at
tention to the emcee of women lu Massachusetts,
and to the Burping of men in Or*on, California and
other remoto , Y(rsterereocanarmittes. In Oregon,
having fe3,160 inhabitants, according_ to the census
of 1860, thele.werd 10,961' males over fifteen years
aid, and only ;9,616.61ata1es above thata • its pop
illation Is now Witt:eta' at Over ItO,WO—tliis dis
proportion )lit retnattanz. !n Ifesitachuaetts there
were 237,= =lei between the ages of fifteen and
forty, and 28Z000.1etuales, or a surplus of 29,160.
The excess, the ChM:trier eaytt, of womenof ail ages
above fifteen yeart,imup 31.,8411. He recommends the
adoption of some pracUcal way by which women
may be enableitto emigrate to useful fields of em
ployment In the Weiteyn'etates.
• —Thu Port.retal&Miree-eotrespondent Otthc Nor
folk Old Dotninion, the following Intelligence
about Liberman's operations: "I learn that, the ex.
Pediiinn which trent np. the Savannah Ricer the oth
er day, met with great suceese. When about sixty
miles up the river, a large force was' landed, which
was , marched to the Columbia. and South Carolina
cowl, when about ten-Tanen of..the road ass com
pletely diettroyed., The, empeditlen met with little
or no opposition. Gem Foster's corm captured a
comppaanay of South Carolina militia in the vicinity of
, They had teeifin the geld but two
weeks and did pot inmost°, relish hard lighting over
much. Thiti •sneeesafat ripetiltiois Is a part of the
grand project which has ter its object the complete
isolation of Alchmond; And not many weeks will
elapse before Sherman will have entire possessinn
of all the railroads connecting Virginia with the
cotton Staten . ' ' '
—The Augusta Chronicle awl Sentinel, of Jan. 4th
contains a very Interesting and apparently truthful
account of OCIL Sherman's rule in Savannah, as teen
through rebel eyes.. It says the mast verfeet order
la susinttdned; no soldier is allowed to int.rtere
with the citizens; two insurance companies propose
to open a tuitional bank; the custom-house and
post.oilice are being cleaned and repaired, prepara
tory to being re-opened. The soldiers are not al•
lowed under any circarnstances whatever, to enter
private residences. The Degrees, in most cases, are
orderly and ,quiet, remaining with their owners, and
performing' their customary dulls& Nothing but
"greenbackta " are In circulation. The churches, on
Sundays, are well filled with ladies. On week days,
however, but few of them are seen on the stre-ts.
A majority of the male population have remained in
the city.: Q maJority,of the citizens hare provisions
for some time to come, but there is a scarcity of
wood ; General Sherman has announced that he will
soon remedy this last, difficalty, by getting wood via
the Gulf Railway and balding it to the citizens. No
pass is allowed to any male person to go toward the
city, The'soldiers or Sherman's army had contri
buted eleven hundred Moves of bread for the poorol
the city. •
so- •
Fort Caswell Blown Up.
rOttTRESS:mon, Thursday, Jan. Oth, I
VIA 8A1.51310112, Friday, JAIL )
The steamer Blackalone, Capt. Berry arrived here
this morning, from otT Fort Fisher, bringing, 210 offi
cers and privates, wounded In the late assault against
that tort.
The latest news from Fort Fisher Is that, shortly
after the surrender of the fort, the rebels blew up
Fort Caswell, and the other minor works delimdlou
the entrance of Cape Fear River.
At the time of sailing the smaller gunboats had en
tered the 'leer, and were actively engaged searching
for torpedoes, preparatory to an advance against
Shortly after the capture of Fort Fisher a diagram,
containing a plan of the whole system of the torpe
do arrangements in Cape Fear River. was discover
ed, and our naval officers were making search for
the key to the diagram, by which means the Infer
nal designs of the enemy would be completely frms
Movements of 'Francis P. Blair.
Wastunovon, Friday, Jan. al, ma.
Th. Eenti.g Star says: " Mr. Francis P. )lair left
this city to day with.the purpose, it is believed, of
paying another visit to Richmbnd . He left on the
United States steamer Don, on which vessel he made
his last trip. The Don had been lying at the Navy-
Yard wharf under special orders during the morning.
At 11 o'clock Mr. Blair arrived at the Yard in a car
riage, and quietly went on board the Don, whose
lines were immediately drawn in and she lea at
o'clock. Mr. Blabwas accompanied only by his ser
vant we believe.
The Canadian Raiders
Tuncorra, Friday, Jan. 6.5
In the case of Bennett G. Barley, the Lake Erie
raider, judgment was given at 2 o'clek this afternoon,
by Recorder Dolman. Burley is committed as sub
ject to eitmdltioo under the treaty. Ills Counsel;
Mr. Cameron, intends to apply fur a writ of habeas
corpus, and of course fora stay of proceedings.
A BLoonnorran CH tife..—TSe rebel practice of
chasing Union prisoners of war with bloodhounds is
thus Illustrated In a letter trout Sherman's army to
the Cincinnati aurae: " Our escaped prisoners are
hunted by bloodhounds. -These are kept at all the
pens for that purpose. To kill one of them is cer
tain death if discovered. On one occasion two Ware
killed at Andersonville, and the authorities, not be
ing able to find those who committed the act, placed
the carcases of the dogs, outside the dead line. In
the brook which supplied the romp with water, and
allowed them to rot there hundreds of our ofR
cern and men harp been chased by these dogs. They
are kept at all the guard stations and picket posts
throughout the South; and, especially at the ferrite
and fords of the ricers, are used to hunt both our
men and.dessrters from the rebel army. We have
space only for one case of a bloodhound chase. The
parties who had escaped were privates Crummil and
Harris, of the 9th Illinois Cavalry ,• Martin Cloes, 3d
Illinois, and Patterson, of the 2,1 New York. Two
of these soldiers were eighteen years old, one twenty,
and one only seventeen. Tiler were chased by Ili
teen dogs, in charge of some twenty men. One man,
finding the dogs close upon them, and no chance of
escape presenting Itself, climbed on the porch of
house and waited till the party came up. Enraged
that their thirst for Yankee blood had not beengrati•
fled, they land, Crtimmil come down to them, then
knocked him on the head with a musket, formed
ring, put the dogs In It, and threw him to them.—
He seas terribly torn, and soon after died. Harris
and Clews were treated the same way, and badly torn.
Patterson,who was a mere boy, knelt down and pray
ed these human Rends not to let the dugs tear blm;
but to no purpose. He was forced down, and on no.
dcrtaklng to regain the porch was kicked in the lace,
all his front teeth broken out and ho rendered insen
sible, and In that state thrown into the ring. The
dogs had satiated themselves with blood, and refused
to touch hint. This is only a single case of many
which could be related."
dew Nvertioemtuto.
m atZ . 4NA riaarrParan. MUSIC wig old
Green and Ground Coffee,
SUGARS, &c.,
Just ordied and (or gale be
J. LYON'S & 603.
B& YOIIAO HAN. aged Ilk a graduate of Loire., corm g ..
slat Collem a ittUatlou U C.erk or Houk keeper. Ma had
nom° evaegents. Address, C. H. EIIICHARD.
Jae. St. tge.l.—erl gloutnree. Pa.
F r irt Onfbri l e g 6 4, v a rt I= 3 W I
1 g s " ad " St
ttlyttanlville, it.. January 21, 1964—wt. I"
TM setharribee amid offer fur aale his Farm. Icemen settle Jo
Kph Washburn ram. coutslaina filetobachuriderd and foe
teen amm with appropriate buildings. Fc prinsaulars lautdre
Masa •War. cattle Earin. ' JAS. D. Ofteitith
Ctibwah ra, Jet. WI l a 4 3. — ertp. ,
A4RllularatOes -Notice.
DTOTKlKlehelebygtetna th ell peronaharlig deotandellitlilett
the Ettate et KAlietti T). Spencer. late or Lathrop town
tp, doteated,that the tame IllUdi be tat/° the mtdenlittl-
Id rOf Itilagment,anCall Persons Wetted to raid Watt art
vegettted to mat immediate Whams.
W. 11.,TINOI.EY.
' Itopbottom, Jim.e3:1111.5.-11W admhasUlgOr.
AT '
tviisarar GUI Viola & W&1911551 , 5.
.'weiticiiiezgag • • :V. V
L Clerr.
ck eisk,..d between Qt. boast olAslnboldbev and dnst tnmd
‘r-Sinado , on Monday. Jtnnall , Mk ono SOF PAU, 11.0111
Andltne Vonotuno nod odntoltor It to too wbtlbe•.m IW.
isdltat BoridtuedAntallS4lo# Biddyl node. shall be Itbertny
p‘oarder. '; Udvlto MAUI].
~, T ranklln. J 11,113.
. ,
TROirw. abwaarra torISIZI ' 10,23.
rjrn. dna Flpy '
Geri. Moelallatea Prom:re, .....
Tba Picket Slayer
Wiablor.dn'a Ylaloa. (endarwat by Edward IcvraettJ.... OM,
rfnw - MT_Tgio:
Agent , tnceor. atußutwas. 06 '•
"'WO 0 DM lq - END B rticirstqcx.
Montrose, Jas.=4l.lf6S., - -
EXECUTOR'S smug; t
- -
OTME tm bcr.nyerrp that Ict WIMP/
cdtla• ta.t. add and teetameat .13. tier E.Torre7./ .111 rz
r i,•o public ca. by Yeadoe. rat the! ynnall*. WndikTeay. Lhs
day of February next. al o'clock to Ow altanlWONal WS lea
or parcel al land attnata r tu Brooklyn trr b o o =ll , uay
tau:f th reatate or th e lair I t 'Ziab litany i ' be, rnc l a
a by land. GI Rte. A.U. Sperair.cantaiLA Akar:tea =re
r ed eten,. utth bottemeemet bush and bnPlowed-418 Mat e et
Dd.; E. Tarry. Tema otaabs made known ren We data( age.
noli rozoLIAN
•ileector orrhaiut lent arca I.eslaragalat *Wet& Torrey.
Wt..° Jan. nosca;—pona • ,' . •.
111112 snbocrtbor *11.02 h!o - We ra fraegons fdludJp,
Tlododoy, UAW <Lr of if& •
of.lo o'a ;ea.*. m..
the fooodod prop.rty : ti 3131 1X1•101. awoke cams, , 4
13 calm,• •333.11 y terni.tzli and hay: • queathy ar
nondoek and InEntx r, nue Midi BM, /MINT waim
=Wog foothine, 1 boon fOffi:1.4111111. t•
Household Furniture and Farming Utensils!
ineltullog plow; tiworro, Wiz* loom, w Dollen, is» tr.e ,
nu]mc mtu, to sottillar..' • • ...I '
Tin.: Soots of tato than paai down: mans of to
11% dr roma& We; over W oaemirt i 4tr i l.Vi c h
a r t lnluat
41 7 "" r 4 ., To d g'—.l... •
- Esiortras4Auctioteer.
eat tralstuttly talent! to all, Claims foe fop
r..70.71Mray and Bounty that May be ebtoratod it, him—
All claims carefully prepared and ternmprly feteranied to the Do
Three menthe sit aryntheandialmennanttarmine are not entitled to
bounty, but If dPabled or they Melte the "Melee, they Pr their Ws.
ties erne mita dto pandon. Peyote in lb.. ravel slielee Ire
titled to potato. ender Memo. Inlet, and orattlaltens no ere ray
/sod low. Comodealoned ofecess aneentltied !ovulate , . tat ea
o bounty.
It la • fad not generally known th at the Weineesitt .111 la
met or lenryrotnoted stamens of • tokiler ,or ober. be tall,
and velem parents dapoulleot on blot tee soPpera or • fmrale
deetleoe clicamstanee din hope an& plane Noy the Imetee.—
Apateamoatttlitand promptly fadeout and the Merlon Wet
deed. Intorrrooleu ea all par. .onenoered gmer=eree
dilate Poe. All Leto . ..eating lefermatten prempily ealonene
The relatlete or told!ete who dlo eater teWarao end batten to
In mustered In see eolitled retaleu,the map 8.3 it Mb calla
teot wed tER is . rraire
N. B,
-Tim Istgb arms bwooat.•
L H. Hetwor ? UAN:I &n
ars O one? la Les.
31 ottircln,Taa. 'pd.
ENTLEY & Fnrlt twins asenctated 6 Pt, tterrtsr, ct„
IP with them us partner le the practice of the leer le ext.
mu brew:lM the banns hereatla be tlooe he the tame of
J ill,. kat,' enfitiote4 to that to attended to
cwt. ate fhb 1117. (114atiouse lut occupied by &WAY k ektk.
osstotitr, 1.. v. mot-- u. a. motosso, JR.
VOntIVA January 2, 19Gi,,
via I dat.aLS hasten: [ay bed sad baud aillt
one put canal elr prom *don, 1 harelry forbid all Imam
ma! ea tux aa accerae.s. ;my b. &tee of bee coetreet4
attar We data, uuleia =pelted oby Lew .
Spribgele,Jszbuy 8,18d5. —4w. ALMEELT D. JOHICSOI.
Executor's Nonce.
I , lw CtZt he
Mr y i e Nv aP rtaot t a lW p a a n lm a s
of earb d
o e od. a ea e om
ran i d t ,
that the mune muse be premmted to lb* entlersteedlbr smarm=
sad all quindslodel.ted to aid Wire ore repeated JO make beree
• ' '
ago tamer& Z. PgaTT,
'New Milford, datti;tyr 1f30.19 0 3 &motor.
lOr A VINO aero nonce m the ItirtnyttesW by Albeit Jot..
son eautkadogthepublle against. truth:ethos. I take thit =et&
od to give my winsun for leaving bhp., sod ptopte ran thee Jido
mb. thrr It was wllhoequel mittleOr prosiOrSi/on." As kw theled
sod board," If be ever had a Nvl; I was never tint:mate
rs, tit the oqj one me had whilel Cyril mint him Imo o%.Tetlei
on-claws to my muolooo. The only row WI had wastabse
1 ma truly tbanktal foe the ...board" that he prortetaloett.4s
moody , rom ems that I went nearly two Mites 10 ludo bin
bolt ISPOn thaw. Cot his going to the esartdor and
home at night. Hs sever Dais provided owe laitetrein Pit bit
Ittur silt. Ity friends Devil eIOCIO3 La.
'- estiebi..N l 1214 LI
'nth . .utter wads. 4bos 'lllO Mush that a loft Um - , 18
eald to submit to tht 111614 crtel and ceicsa shave if say r 4
my Mstols.sroetstihatt nets owe AO, taws° vs ma and
gave theme - tweal avrtetustls He mistocwillitg far the ta.titlq
neighbors, or to go to meetint,„. • as to ssas,l2oloos gam rtes
1 spoke to or Mated at. men 10 his awn brothers, 1011001000, hta
br ht. Colts to prove sortnlog esinlast my thanaiter. and 1 em prows
y the neighbors that din always known molest be bad no mum
for 10.1004. and alm that this sistrustietin mead to his tresnott
I. 0 - a - r.m. tr.stCabiL.L. .10/15au3.
Lathrop..lannary 111.1)063.-3 m.
Orpnized under the Laws of New York.
Capital 1,000,000 Dollars.
DirkWitt° lee,roo ' , b r ims of CO cuts, whh; tie filly radar I ta ,
t o further encitelects.
100,010 Sturm or 10E4000 Dollars reserred for Worth:a Csattat
GortaTlO S. PI ERCP Preedent
NIG. VAC DU , OrDIR Vice Pradlatat
A. N.lle.Yl•Rtt e Prearner andlieeratary.
triSP SISS3N, Oil ariLy General enpeiledeadent
Office of the Company, No. a Wall St-Jim-York.
MUIR Cr tupvny name the eery valuable 1.11,13 efte er Leatenta ea
the meuth bark alio efleehany Bien Irnmedlwely opp.vue
oil the, and them nth of 011 Creek, mmiviairke Elghty4wo soma
opo whlela are E4lll trotruzoduotsw. =II a ate uhflu'u.4(l.
Other wells he put Bern Immo ely. ThlC4ashosayaLea ere
the Perry faun 01l City It; Latemtra.
As tilt. property mill be 'wooly productlro to 011, and the taws
1 - A. "rill ..11 far toet pr D. the eumusay are sucipalos lather
abdlty tn Puy huge thaldrads To the stockholder..
only k 2.50, three, Of the reserved stock erlll owe be to:1
i.y the Cuotpany. - wldelt is offered at 6.5 per share fore-halt 113 ps
eahvel.byßYLEßT CO.
January 16, PM-.ter. N 0.6 Wall Bt. N. T.
International fire Insurance Compaq
Office, 11.3 Broadway.
CHARLES TArtoa, President.
HAMILTON Berea, Vice-President
OLIVER DRARE, Acting Secretary.
Mcnarcee, January IC Li Lb
ANoTrrvat NEW FmlL
ILTAVESG craved Into cnpartnerAldp, are sow prerared is 11reert
LI the publicb with tiarneaae, (Leavy and lieht.) Veliare,l l r ,, .
and Slartlng dee, Whip", ite..fcc. nixrc Baddlaa. )hood
cad and see then..
Repairing Promptly Done.
Thant e! I.r roan) (averse= aklod pehlte. we &Me to ace
dmr gewrens patellyqro is the Mere. we own" the shop 101 ,
1.7 T, V 7 t" CI MMES.
Idoeinve,,,/anuary 9, IS&l.—ere.
Dt2gl,B,;;Z:,,Euz,Ltir.Ontil, recd. /W.
Ron so Sors, Holum. Syrup. Tea, COM, Epicop, Et. Thn 4
to:aiding south of Corwin • tannery, Poo 1111tbrd Uoroa►n.
81/ W. W lIITLOCK. 1. A. HALL.
Cabloof work .11d trOdoliaking . tarrled On by A. A. HALL.
boaSUlford, January 16 1865..—En00.
MBE ontr•crlber offer • for ale the (alloying vroprrty iOr Tara
Ituated to Rlw milliard tolnadanh 1.0 Tanta from the 1).0
ind V itlag,. emit .11dr g 93 num of *l4lO E 0 aorta us nods Cvd
MMO, Meta 0 . 11 lOM tarot are • DIM bone. tam . hors art
caber budding( a you . g mehard, 73 tre a Of grbkb ant brjkott frt:L
If antra & metre marled c•Ara. and older-tact, will IN sold 911
tLn plat,
aL.4). •on Farm oftla al.,••Nrirlth %gni bawl, mad tank mod a
lives ne-d and urder klaa Mato orcitlilrat
Tutno of ir.nowd trout, .a. 49. Pam:taloa larva Oa got(
New Sl{lrota. Jan. 9. 1366.-41tWO • JOWL ILREP. •.e
T ag under tam fm the Ram lett a• rotate Chsrlee &Me, eterermt. e.Attletrel UV Area. elteakillu Kw!
tetalsthlb, basotbaara meaty. Pa. 'I ba red VMS bas It s
aeonHouse and two Ham, sad Abu out balldlan. a Arai tin
etiMil of rattrd
- r. IA Ltd e e s w elt a walnut a .4 b 41 gmi.,
pen N a.., A u 7 =du
soul rtme of cultivallPa. The said tam All be efpn,N to Latqk
We . semnlay, January SW,' to *Mho. • tt.. Tega
made tea on day auk.
1:30, at it. same time sad piece, It. follow ha btrtl•din
Tbrec can, 75 buslelo of Wt., 40 blahs, of buckwheat, se Atte!.
of Iwt•WA • quantity of hay. 1 two bola Atom 1 oft bone
R70r00.11.e1 dOublil UMW& 11)0111,1. b ile`&l3, 1 eve bona
harness. tom buy Orly I resolslag hoses rakt.l &Alai
Mal. =AA 1 erwerbat. • Vadat. A Pleteet mil/'nt , I GO'
sAt MA 7 tthrse•t bets. Ad a rubes clothes 01 , 11410 g 1111411/916
iii...131X =mane credit out ell arm Aerate.
Saw Raab, Jamul, 8.1116.1,—br. 'A.G. *DDT.
• SAL E.
INewc4ve:' "'tilting: mouse rosua.
D aum 111.40IBEHillir tar n° ,
tts " criza.
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