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A. GERRITSON, Editor.
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lenE UNION AS IT WAS;
Bcfore slioiition. i , ccefsien, etc.. difturbed Its harmony:
TILE CONSTITLYTION AS IT IS;
Enforced and rcepectod in all eectiona of the country.
FOR -AUDITOR GENERAL:
ISAAC - SLENKER,
FOIL SCIIXEYO - R GEINERAL :
JAMES -P. BARR,
7 Or Allegheny 'Comity.
The Democratic and other voters of
Suignellanna County, irrespective of fort
mer opinions, who are now in favor of
maintaining the supremacy of theSoustit
tution, of restoring the - Union to its former
'condition of harmony and prosperity, and
who desire that the existing war shall be
successfully prosecuted to theaccomplish
ment of these ends—not for other and op
posite•Ones-L-and who repudiate the revo
lutionary and destruCtive theories of seces- i
sionism and abolitionism',—and are willing 1
to heartily sustain, tbrOugh the medium of
the bullet murthe ballot, ;suitable efforts
to defeat all combinations fo4ed to
aid or accomplish the respective ends of
said theories,--are respectfully invited to 1
,assemble at the usual phices of holding
the Democratic primary • icetings, in the I
several election districts f the.comity,be
tween. the hours of 4 and a'cloolc, P. M.,
oh SATURDAY, SEP EMBER eith7
and elqt two,persons to act as delegates
ilia county convention, t assemble in the
Court House in Montrose on MONDAY
SEPTEMBER Sth, at, t clock, - P. M., to
nominate suitable person as candidates
for the offices to-be filled at the October
election.. The fellowingl panted persons
are requested to attpid to the usual ditties
of.connitices of vigilant
- Auburn—A. Waltman,
Ararat—Ed. Warner, S. J. West, Ed
Baldwin. • -
Apolacon —R. (`ollins, -P. Wa1411,111 Nolan
Briar•ewater 2 7 :- E. Newrinb, W. Faucher,
E. Hill: ,
Bt:ooklyn—Ami Ely, R. 0. Miles ) Stephen
Clifford-3 oltii Stephens, Adam Wells,
John Bolton., ;
Chocomit—M.' Ilickey, I N. Austin, C.
Dun(laff—Benj. Ayres, J. C. Olmstead,
C. C. Church.
DiMock—C..T. Lathrop, - B. L. Brush, .T.
Franklin—A. : Williams, E. L. Merriman,
J. Snow, 2d.
Forest Lake—J. Bradshaw, Wm Harvey,
Priendsville—M. S. Handrick - , M. C. Sut
' ton, C. B..Tackson.
Gt Bend—J. 11. Dtisenbury, R. T. Steph
ens, I. Reekhow. -
Gt Bend tarp—George W. Boyle, 11. W.
Reach, W m Lusk.
Gibson—John Smiley, R. Tuttle, A. Day.
ilarford—H. P. Blanding, S. Seymour,
Herrick—G.. W. Lyon, T. Burdick, jr.,
HartnonyWin Tremaine, J. W;Anstin,
Jackson—W. D. Birdsall, L. Griffis, 0.
11. Perry. .
Jessnp— . l. E. Birehard, Z. Smith, W. C.
Lathrop—S. W. Tewks)mry;,E. S. Brown
•E. u. Tewksbury. .
Libertv z -R. Kenyon, S. 11. Darrow, D.
• Lenox—H.- 9.lliid:, E. D. Davis, F Wilson
Middletown—P. S. R2ss, L. Curley, F.
- Tazzart. • .
Montrose—C. D. Lathrop, C. Sherman, Ii
New Milford—B. Sabins, F. W. Boyle,
G. I). Foot.
Boro—W. T; Ward', Geo:Hayden,
Wm Green. '
Oakland—M. Shims, L.Westfall,O.Phelps
Rush—U. W. Maynard, G.- - 11. Harvey,
•Stiscfa—A. W. Rowley, G. Curtis, A. - J.
Springville—J. Cot,npton,:li. N. Sherman,
' W. V, Wan.
silver Lake-j--M. Hogan, J. Gorman, T:
harts et. --
Thimison- : -C. Stoddard, L. S. Aldrich, C•.
Wrightcr. s -
By order of the Democratic Committee.
• . I). BuEWSTER, Chairman. ,
„el. J. Gerrits.on, Sze y.
Luzerne and Susquehanna counties
now compose the 12th Congressional Dis
trict ; and voters desiring to be repesented
by a man of a clifferi>ne stripe from G. k:
Grow, the friend of Wendell Phillips, can
render such desire effective by a united.
and energetic rally at the pas: Think of
this, prepare for it, work for it. °: •
c_irA horse anti buggy were stolen in
the night, recently, from. Chair
Merlin, Of - Bridgewater. The' thief was
traced a.s far its Great Bend. slolYreward
has been offered, for theproperfy antribiet
llV''lt is rep,Otted that Hon. 'William
.Tessnp, of Montrose, has been appointed
drafting_CocuniissiOner for this county„
'Some of those Who bare charge of
raising snbseriptions to the 'Volunteer
bounty, fail to hand in the lists for pnbli.
cations. , Do they wish to m.aie a party
thing of it, and pr3vetst our readers from
knowing who subscribe
rar The,DeMoeratie iStete,Committee
will meet at the Buehler House_jig Harris
burg, otr Th tirsday, August, .at 8 6 9 -
clock, p. in. Stanley Woodward of Luz
erne, E. W. Ilemlin of Wayne, and A. J.
G..2rritsoa o'f Sevin, are membm.. •
fgjitcnpt: 7Tylei.'s.tonmany leftgent
r(oe ftir Harrisburg, on Friday last.: The,
Con;pany raised i by Hempstead - and
I Beardsley, also went on.: We expect to
be furnished With correct lists of the
' names•after they shall •havibeen muster
ed MO the service. •• . • - •
I A son of Milboth•ne Oakley, a volunteer
I from Harford, fell;. when:about to take.the
cars, Is they were, leaving Oakley station,
s seriouslyibluised, and had to be
left. - ,.1 • .
Other, companies for the war are fermi
ing. We. notice by' • a handbill; that the
com Missioners propose. to pay all volun
teer; 450' bonnty4, -
No Oile . should forget that this is
the list week fOr ' L volunieering. Next
week the drafting
.eimiles,.and• no bounty.
Make kip Your miad; (pia:, and go and en.
list. Don't wait' to bo drafted: If you
earnot enlist, perhaps you can get some
one else to do so.. 'Any way to raise the
John 0. Breekinitdge.
This arch traitor,it appears, commanded
the rebel army in the attack upon -Baton
Itouge—and we deeply regret that the re-..
port of lus losing arm .in the engage
ment dees:not seem to be well founded.
It is, something to l rejoice at that be was
defeated and driver' off with heavy loss,
liut the general joy would - have Itlen great
ly heightened had he lost his life or /wen
maimed in the battle. For . suab traitors.
there is no,"excuse=he deserves universal
execration; and Whilewe regret that -he
probably-escaped from the fjght unhurt,
we nee somewhat Cheered by the.h_ope that`
Ile:iven has only reserv,ed him for the
nominions fate the law decrees as
a just punisbnienc . for the great crime of
1 which horns been guilty,—Patriot& Union.
Luzern Democratic Conirention.
T Democracy of,Luzerne county met
in Coilven tion on Tuesday last. Por,eon
gress,'on first ballOt Charles Denisotr q had
40 vacs, and 11. B. Wright had 27 vacs
--whLreupon Mr.! Denison was declared,
unannnously nominated. ° E. B. Miner,
Peter! Pursell and' D. R. Randall were
elected Conferees - to,Meet those from Sus
Aftjer several ballots the County ticket
was,Made up as follows'i• Senator; Jasper
13: Stark; Sheriff,;- S. Puterbaugh ;
Representative's, !Peter Walo,--S . W.
Triintiter, and Jacob 'Robinson; Commis
sionet!,!!!Sitephen Davenport;' Coroner, .J.
W. Gibbsv•Auditors, Wm. 'IL Alexander.
and JOhn Santee ;' Surveyor, John Sturde.
A. Carter,. D
'M. Harmunt, JOhn M. Heller, E. S. M.
Hill :in4 S. S. Winchester, were elected
Deleg hte* to the nest State convention.
Wu huve riot room for the resolutions
this, keel, but Makekbe following ex
4. That theoljects of the war now ;des-
Olating the country, so far as the peliple
of the loyal States - are concerned, are fully
declared in the resolution of Congress
passe& tiitle-only tAi;(l dissenting totes on•
the .22a (lay of July, 1854. and .I:nown as
the_ Crittenden Resolution, and reads as
! . .rcro.'reA That the present dtplorable civil' war has
been forced npon the Country by distinionists of Southern
States, now in arms against the Constitutiorial Govern
ment, and in arms around the Capital; that in thin tia
t Tonal emergency, Cottgrpse, banishing, all feel iag of mere
irts.lon or ikseentmenf, will recollect Only its duty to the
whole cOnntry;.that ihiß war in riot waged on their part.
in any ' , nal t of oppret=sipti.Or for any purpose of subjuga
than or Conquest, or parposc of ovezthrowing or Interfe
ring with the rights or established insiltutions of those
State's, hut to defend and maintain the supreinacy of the
Con,tlicit ion, and to pre.erve the Union...with all the
equality:and 'rfilita of the several States unim
paired; rind that as - soon as these objects are accomplished
the war onght to cease."
• And that the American people, l outside
of tbese purposes, have no hope of peace,
-prosperity or happiness, and for these,
tri preserve these, ail our ,energies of
treasure and of life. shall be freely sacri
ficed on a common altar.:-. -• • , •
1113tRiriFOR: - THE VOLIMITEERS.
, Wofust that our -friends in the differ
ent toWnships, will attend to the matter
and se,e - that the subscription .papers are
presenited to„,ever'y man who has sufficient
:ability to give. •There ban be but : little
doubt - thafT, draft' can and mill beiavbided
if the bounty will raise the requisite num
-I)er of Volunteers, to fill the requisitions
of the Government. '
Thei oasis is upOtr and it must be met
prrmiAly; and . witli.a, liberal hand: The
man Who owns property, should be toil
line to contribute ; without stint, to those
who resign - their, all in fighting for his
property, and his rights. ThOvp, corn
panics, to be raised by this county, under
the late call pf the - Governor, are nearly
- ready, and will soon b,e mustered into the
service, when the'.boitnty ofTifty De4ll - a'rs
should be paid to, each-of them with as
fis possible. Arid we would'
impreSs it upon each of the to*SOip . s, if
itossible, to pay the men. from their res
pective townships: Some townships will
not be; able to 49: this, and others have
raise& a surplus. To save inconvenience
the Committee designate a person on per
sons in each township, to whom payments
, can be .madei,an&to whom ,subscriptions
should be'returned.at oncel
Montrose and Bridgewater—F. b . :
I elreeter, Esq.. !..
.Auburn—Esquires McCain and•Walt
Rush—_Norman!Granger, Esq. -
DiMock—Geo. W. Lewis. •-
Spripgville = Divid. Wakelee.
Forest' Lake—M. S. Towne and James 'I
•Ffiendsville. ct vicinity-13. Glidden t
• Great Bend—Da T. Easterbrooks, Esq.
.Liberty 7 —lL Kenyon, Jr.
Brooldyn—R. T, Ashley 41.; E. S. Neut.
Lenox—F: P. Grow. ,- • :
- - Herrick- - -Ira Nichols. •
Alain: all, other toWnships ~not in the
above list, the PoktinaSter will act as the
agent s to receive the motes, and transmit
Ins early as possible to F. B Streeter, T i e
Treasurgr, who will see the same prompt
ly Over to the Volunteers.
A. Cubv3rpraus, _ •
ML C. TTLEE, Committee.
Notica.=-A tneetin, of. ilielTniversal
ist Society of Montrose and Bridgewater
t will be held at their Church in` Montrose,
on Monday,. the Ist day of Septeinber, at
1 . o'ololt, P:M..for the.purpose!tifelecting
Trustees, Ite. .' c •.-- - Per Order.
Angiatl 27,41362. . .
11alfbrd Fait,!--The Filth Annual Fair
of thellarford Agricultural and Mechan
ical Asiociation,' will be held on the Fair
Grounds in Harford village, on Wednes
day Oct. Sth, 1862. " The Preinium List
and Regulations -will be published hereaf
ter. • -
By order of the Executive Committee:
• W. B. Gun.E,Sec'y.
A friend of mine, writing &Om Oregon,.
under date of May 15, 'O2, says, .:"It* you
can obtain- information of a plan of• the
name of Hollenbaek, who married- a lady
named Laura Dart, in Wayne County, N.
Y., and removed to Luzerne county, Pa.,
you Will confer'a favor on a lady friend of
mine, who-Wishes to learn soniething of
her parentage.. The lady's address is Olive
A. Welsh, Portland, Oregon." Any perl
son having . . knowledge of. such a family,
and wishing to give intbrmationoVilf find
ready response by addressing
Jowl BRADSHAW, •
Birchardsville, - Stisq'.. co. Pa.:
P. S.—LuzernO papers please copy.
I - .
'TOE BOCKTAR BRIGADE! ,
I havereceived ftom'tlarrisburg full and
entire authority to recruit a Onnpany for
the BuClct ail Brigade, now forming:.,,. Fall
in, boys, and fill up the finest brigade in
the service. • JOINT C: MORRIS. .
Friendsville, Aug. 16, 102;
RALLY PATRIOTS !
To the Rescue!
kl CALL, FOR 000,000 . MORE MEN !
, able 'Vadied' men -vim: feel their
hearts fired with sufficient patriotic zeal
for the support of their cOuntrY's cause in
this her time of need and trial,:to.prOmpt,
them to enlist, for. 9 months, or I or-3
years or during the war, and receive all
thw advance pay and Bounty that can be
obtained, will please apply inimediatelyto
,who is authorized to en
list Volunteers, and will see their, rights
in the above.respect thoroughly attended
to.Da. A: B. WoonwAnn,
July 29th, 1862. " ,
Resolutions adopted by Rough-and-
Ready Fire Company.
Whereas, in the divensations of an all
wise Providence, lie has seen 'fit to re-
Move fromsus by death, another of our
number, Amos G. Qtlek, a Member of
Co. D, 50th Reg. Pa. Volunteers—there
Resolved; That while we Would bow
with resignation to the will of-Ilim "who
doeth all things well;'.' yet we deeply de
plore the loss of our friend and brother,:
as one who was highly esteemed by all
who knew him, and who gave promise of
a life.of much honor and usefiilimess.•
Resolved . , That as our brother left us
in the • tullncss of a young, manly and most
promising life, to defend and uphold 001
" old Flag" of our fathers, and of the her
itage theY transmitted to Mankind; so
wilt cherish more tenderly his: memory,
and loi'e more ardently the country to
which' be gave his noblest sacrifice, and in
whose•soil he now sleeps- in patriot's
Resolved, That we 'offer to the bereav
ed circle, where lie so well honored the
relations of a"dutiful son, our deepest,and
tenderest sympathies ; with the assurance
that to life s fatest day we will cherish his
memory, imitate his virtues, and give to
that glorious cause, for which he so nobly
diedour hearty and earnest support.
Resolved, That a copy of these resolu
tions be forwarded to the fiunily -of the
deceased, that they be published in the
several Tapers of the county, and-that a
copy be 'forwarded.. to the Company of
1 which lie died a dember, and he recorded
in the permanent journal of this Company.
S. G. PACIIE; -
B. S. BENTLEY, Rt. COM.
W3I: A. Horn.
rß"*The State.liedicalßoard will meet
in the Hall of the House of Representa
tives, at Harrisburg, on Thurstlay, Sept.
11th, 1862, and it oneday forAlte exam
ination of eandidatei for the post of As
sistant Surgeon in Pennsylvania t Regi
Candidates will register their names at
the Hall at B a. in., and none but those
presftt: punctually at 9 a. m. ex=
Citizens of Pennsylvania of good health
and capable of active serf ice in the field,
can alone be received.
By order of Governor Curtin.
• rrff'The Republicans of Frankliti,conn
ty have nominated John Rowefor reelec
tion to the legislature, with instructions
to'support A. K. McClure for U. S: Sena
tor, in place of David Wiltnot. Rowe,as
Speaker, toted - last winter to invite Wen
dell Phillips .to preach 'his treat:on - at our
State Capital—and. so did Landon and D.
• i-Aolitionists nre boa.stinuthat they
desire a draft,.-so that they earl manage it
to force mehAli:go who &vitt Want to.-
—Every - Cajon i . man is for PEACE,and
as soon as the 'traitors -who; first took up
arms %nd, fired on a little, starving band
of meq, get enough of war and ask for a
- return oldie - peace whichthey:. wickedly
'broke, lay down their arms and submit to
the laws,as we do, peace will - he-restored.
Let Ahem be thrashed into submission, the
quicker the better.
—Gen. Pope has issued an order to ex
plain his famous order No. 5,' requiring
the army to be subsisted-on the enemy. -
He adopts McClellan's common sense idea
on the subject; soldiers are forbidden to
enter. and plunder the houses or premises
of the citizens.. He seems to discard' the
idea that plunder is either, an object or -au
I incident of the War.'
—Wendell' Phillips, in a speech - made
at Abington, Masa.. August lst, came out
I boldly tier the- dissollition of the timion. -
He is no longer entitled to respect ;'as a
loyal man. A man that calls for the des
, traction . of this Union in the name of God
is neither loyal nor patriotici bat is - a trai
tor and should receive a traitor's doom.-
What in the name of wonder, is brae
loose now ? Phillip is only the same mean
traitor tioyr that he was, in Washington . ,
I last winter, receiving the congratulations
1 of Vice President Hamlin; Speaker Grow;
land other leading Republicans. I So fares
words can go, he Is as much a traitor as
Jeff Davis, and'''his aisociatet'aect apolo
gisti4re at heart traitors. • • _
,The &We of Baton Rotip
. . •
______. . • . The' atac - k of the rebels upon
Com' 1ff,,A12: THE Bawl* Grtotmn t Rouge;, on the morning, of the
or Anti.. 12'ru,'11862. J. gust, resulted in their complete : t
Thai MO , intat:—Yesterday Morning- with heavy loss. The Rebel Ge
ell is. reported thekilled';ill
Whitt WO were drawn up in litie'Of battle,
: Breekintidge Maisel
expecting every-Minute to 'aye the rebelßug gles. eunded,. mid several; -of his best!
batteries open upon us, we ec'd our mail,,
have fallen into oar hands.
and among the rest was a r letter from • The • Rebel Ram" Arkansas, whi
a • - -,-' I
'you. It was the most,che ring of any- expected to take part in the filth)
thing I had received for a on; time—in to come to tinre, and was attacked
Orleansi mornnDo•e and lta gwes destrl
fact, never in my:Alole life did anything
gw T ll- he New e . '
hill's report of [he action, as folloi
produce the - same effect if, so' shirt a .
time. Sire thought a day if hard fight- 'Read Quarters Second Re iris
ing was, beforens,-where patriotic blood ton Rouge; Aug.:6.—Captain—l t
would flow freely in support of our glori- honor - to report that an an attar
'onS Union and Constitution made early yesterday morning byl but as good !
luck wthild have it both ;federate force of about ten renimei
, 1 der command
arthies agreed to
suspend hostilities until 6 o'clock, P. 31„ Breckinridge, and that after a 1
and we pwrefore withdrew tom thefield. I four.hours! duration and of great st
The armistice was to bury he dead and i
the enemy were repulsed.
regret to state that Brigadier
take-care of the wounded that were left 1
.1 NV i was killed on the field
1 fleball threw , li the chest.
on the field on Saturday; lint they would
not not let us rest —we 'had to scent all i During the battle our forces,
insidetheir lines ou the right wing, which ' bilged to retire about - a:quarter 1
`from is the position we occupy arprelent. ,
.'om cur original position, and th
Since I have written the aboie, our reg-
were thus able to occupy tempo s camps of the twenty-first Indiana, ,
on Vermont, and Fourteenth,, 31:th
iment has • been to conceal it battery
our lefts so .that they will b 4 surprised if; meats, and to destroy much of t
they should press us limn that quarter.— gage and camp equippage. They
'There will be a tremendousbattle' here i however, driven out; but our ntuni
ing much lessened by sickness, li
within O very short time; . bomb-shell men on the field being much' exl
from either side would ope the ball at
once; so we would not-be ,urprised if it with fiiiigue and heat, it was deep
expedient to pursue." . . •
should commence this very inute.' The
i t (i n e i r d a il b e i. a e s yet to give st ri‘
our casualties, which I am" sorry
battle Of Saturday was a t rriblle one.—•
The men fought fi•om two till - after dark has retired several miles,
arc T c h ' e ms enemy
some time. They drove us From the field and from all I can - learn is :still g. till rejirin I
and then vacated if. They Vpst More men am expecting' it possible they ma receive
than we did. Our last act wits the crown- reinforcements, and am dispoling my
ing one: They had planted A battery that- 'maps in the 'strongest positions. Our
ifit , e t ioao.,ed numbered' less that twenty
was doing great execution in our 'ranks, ,fi • hundred;' theh d ' ' '
enemy r at 1 ast tit''.c,t,
when 3lcDowell's reinforcement came up 1
• i ionsand, ugh twelve or fourti i eu field - .
1 and placed a battery, so that they (ks- piecei;, and sonic' cavalry.l •
'mounted the rebel . guns at the onset._ The ram Arkinsas approached with the
This ended the conflict of the .day, mid on intention of engaging our gun-bdots, but
, l Mounded abote the point, at a distance
I s the nat;they fell back to their old posi-.l' , - - .•'., . t •
.. . • of• about six miles,,and to-day ma engag
LETTER rum HYDE CROCKER, JR.
__ _ err .....
tion. .Our regiment was in - the thickest
of the fight)---some of the tine as much ip
dangerfrotin our own guns 9a, those of the
enemy and many a bravo fellow fell. I
could she some fall every shdt. Our see
,iid Lieutenant had his leg 'shot off, and
ied shortly after. Ile was only a short
istance front rue. Another ball (wounded
one of our men in the arm. Aside from
do one in our company was hurt,
which vasj a miracle. God'p protecting
arm was around ns.. The cavalry in the
first part of the engagement) had to sup
( port the batteries, as we had only about
6,000 infantry. - They concealed them
-1 selves behind the bill and' willed for the
enemy to come up, and when they com
menced we withdrew tom safer distance,
i buf not out reach of their ' itns. lit the
[night it, was a splendid sigl t to see. the
`bombs flying and bursting, although sonic
of them. were a little too clos to be emu
I could relate a great may incidents
connected - with the battle, bit I must de
fer thatlintil I see you. They are not going
to whip us; for 'there . are 104.100,000
good Union soldiers here, an , nothing but
their death will give the rebels a, victory:,
They w - ould not have driven ins CM Satur
day, had the expected reintbrcements
,'came up in time. The rebels 'cannot, claim
a victory, as they fell biek anti took up
their old posithin.. Our briOde of caval
ry alone held them in check, i 11: day, Fri
day. They crossed our lines.wbere we were
picki,ted an the Rapidan on Thursday
night, and made us fall hack ,' , lowly until
we arrived Within five miles of Culpepper,
where we held;thein all night, and unt'l
thelfight commenced on Sathrdnv. - Oir
at took 20 prisoners frken their ai -
Vnnce guard, which shows
. how well we
Managed them.. Two regiments of caval
ry composes our brigade, and only half
full aqtllat. There has not been a cannon
tired since Saturday' night , 'except One
from our side, which told them we we
were reeady to commence anliin ; they (lid
not respond to it. We are ready to meet
them; we sleep on our arinsi and can be
in our saddles in almost no i time. It is
reported to-day that ,Burnside is in their
rear, and intends to cut off their comMu
niuition at Gordonsville. -We . hope this
is so. Then wer\vill make Jniekson howl;
but Jackson is a good General and a hard
man to contend with.
I have Written this in such is hurry that
it will botheryou to read it.. ll' expect ev
ery minute to be interrupted - , hut I hardly
think the battle will commence before to
morrow, and before this renehe's you it
'will Veiy likely be terminated.
I remain, as ever, your afrOtionate son,
by - MiCiellan's army.. The i removal of
the men u armament, and stor s was CfreCN!
ted quietly and safely, althou h the tory
dailies in New York tried tif let out the
secret movement in time for the rebels to
attack and destroy our army: • it is tho't
that the movement is intended to be one
a series of miimeuvres to strike a united
blow at the traitors, .but whore and how,
we should not know until it-is done. The
rebels'are eager to find out the plan and
will look for Greeley's Tribune eagerly to
get early information to enab le thorn to
defeat VcClellan, whom reties and aboli
tionists cordially agree in hating.
DarrTim English Que'en, a•
speech proroguing Parliament, Said
" Thetjvil war which for settle time has
been raging. in America, has unfortunately
continued its unabated intens)ty,, and the
evils with which it has been tltended have
not been confined to the American conti
nent, but her majesty • having. from ; the
outset determined to take ad part in the
contest, has seen no reason toldepart from
the neutrality which'she has titeadily
bered to,:' - •. .
.—News from Kentucky- states that by
an amicable arrangement,John F. Fisk
has resigned the speakership ef the Senate
and James F. Robinson lakes his place.
Beriah Magoffm•has resign . edThe Govern- ,
orship, thus Robinson becomes Goliernor
de facto. Matt Johnson was ;elected Sec.
of State and John B. Temple, [president of
the military board resigned.. ;The duties
thereof devolves on Robinson as acting ''
Governor. Robinson and Aohnson are,
able and staunch Union uten.!
lair Col. Michael Ccircitran,lLinut. Cols.
Bowman and Wilcox, and Major Vages,,
have been releSed by the rebels, at last,
-Corcoran has been ' pronfotedia J3rigailier
General,'to date from his capture at Bull
1 - - -- The effort to raise a negio regiment
I . in Rhode Island is reported to be a failure
- T ' = r—-- ' '"
ed.by the..iron-eland auThdel royel -
Enclosed is a, copy of a communication
received by flag of truce Major -Gen.
John C. Breekinridge, and my reply there
to. You will see by the letter that Brig.
Gen: Clarke and his aid-de-camp have de
livered themselves Up as.prisonerz of war.
I have also fully seventy wounded pris;
oilers, that were left on the field -,, also rt-,
bout thirty captured. I would. likeiustruc.
tions as to the disposition you wih made
of them. Some express a wish to be en
Very respectfully, your obedient serv
Tilos: W. cA1111.1.,
Colonel Commanding. Ptist.
Severe Battle in Arkansas.
Memphis, August 15th.—Reports froth
White River say that General Hovels di
vision liad a fight .on Monday, near, Clar
endon, -Arkansas. . .
The - Unionforces consisted of six regi
ments of infantry, and, the rebel forces of
aiAt regiments of cavalry and a part of
The battle raged fiercely- for some time,
with destructive effect on both sides, but
resulted in the defeat of the rebels and the
capture of 700 prisoners. ‘ .
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The Recent right at Joul Jack, mQ. ,
- Kansas City, August 20.—The federal
hms at the en6wernent at Joni Jack, last .
1 , rulay, is understood th .haye Wen 150
lzilled, s•ounded.and missing: The rest of
the force escaped to Lexington. The- sec- , I
Lion of artillery lost in the tight wa taken'
•and retaken font.' times, and was finally
spiked and abandoned "by the rebek ',
. In the-fight at Independenceon the 11,
General - linglres, Who commanded a rebel
re! - iiinent at Carthage, and. a brigade at
'Wilson's Creek, was killed, and the noto-,
' riot's and brutal Col. Boyd and Thompson
were wounded, the former fats lly.l‘ .• ,
I . .
GENETtA,L' Orman, NA).. 107.-1. The
laws of the United
. States, and the general
laws of war, authorize in certain cases the
seizure and - conversion of private Iproner
! ty for the subsistence, transportation and
other uses of:the army, hut this Must be
. distingui;thed from pillaging and the ta
-1 king' of property for public purposes, is
very different from
4. its conversion for pri
rate uses.- , - . I
• .4. All property lawfully taken from the
enemy, or from the inhabitants of hti 'ene
my's country, instantly becoinesl public
iproperty,. and mast be used and account
ed for as such. The fifty-second article of
war authorizes the penalty of death for
pillage , or plundering, and other articles
a ntborize severe punishments for any offi-,,
cer or soldier who . shall embezzle, Misap
ply or waste military stores; or who shall
permit the waste or Misapplicatioil of any
-such pnhlic property. The penaltY is the
same whether the offence-be committed in
our own or in tin-enemy's-country. ' •
1 5* All property, public or private, taken
froth alleged enemies mat be invehtoried
and duly accounted for.. If the Property 1
taken be claimed as private, receipta must
Lbe given to such claimants or their agents.
Officers •-will he held strictly accouutable
for all property taken by them or by their
' authority, rod 'it miist, be accounted for
the same as any other public property.
1 q. When foraging partiee are sent gut
for provisions or other stores,: the cam
rilanding officer of such_party will be held',
accountable for the
. conduct of his -corn;
_lnand . , and will inake -a true report of all
, prOperty taken. . ' .1
7.' :No: officer or soldier will, without I
authOrity, leave his colors or ranks to :
take . personal property, or . to enter a pri
vate house for that purpose,' All such acts
are punishable with death, mid an, officer:
v.lxv permits them is equally as' guilty as .
the actual pillagers. . -
' 'B. Conimanding -offieers.of armies and
corps will. be held respongible for the exe
cution of these orders. ,
• By command of Major-General HAL
LECK, Commander-in-Chiekorthe army. ,
• E. D. TOU-ssExu, A. A. G.
. -.....*:-.:--.1-:--- - - . .. ...
' The Coming Draft.
HAIift.ISBITAG, Aug. 21st.—By - orders re
ceived from the War 'Department, Sur
teon-General Smith is directed ; to. in-.
street the surgeons to examine. persons
subject,to draft with" reference to.their
,to ; fight and do
. other duty, add
that only.. Under this order.those' claim
ing excerption on account of various dis;
orders will stand but a-poor chance. Sur
geons will be at once selected for the va;
rious. counties, and sworn., to perform their
dirties without fear or favor. No certifi
elites of physicians; or affidavits of disease,
by'the persous.afflicted, will be regarded
by , the exaniining surgeon. 7
' • .HON. ISAACISLEIVIRER. • 1 *• - Volunteer Bounty Subscriptions, .
‘Nre .- hail, with the tno'tt intense skisfae- ' rt: S. D en tl e y; $169 I'.W m Jessup, . - -f if - i9
tion, the nomination of Isaac Shaker, of : Wm J. Turrell, 100 j Henry Driner,loo
i Union. Coutityins:Alie Democratic canal- ! M. C. Tyler & s on , , •, - 100-
'dateTor Audit& General. Mr. Slenker is. 1W.3. & S. IC-Mitlford,_-' . 100
a worthy. repreientative - of
.that German Gtittenberg, Itosettlranm & Co., . - It - ,0
elententoihicklutadonelso Much towards I Win if Cooper,' 250 'Gee. V.. Bentler,s6 •
4 developingtho'reSourees'of l'ennsylvania L A. Lathrop, 0 A. Chamberlin, .50 -
.land . tintintaming,tier - potiitiati,as,t lie - Rey -IF..B.Streeter, . •50 .W.- Jl. 'Jessup, 50 .
stone State -of the Union.- Originally I .C.T. Reid, • • .5,0 E. V. Green, • 50
; from York county, his fatally settled very M. S. :Wilson, 50 IF. B. Chandler, 50 ,
early in Union ; where he has - resided tor. Leonard Searle,'. 5 . 0 IC. X Gore, 50
more than forty 'years. pu r ,k t i g all_ this C. D... Lathrop,
_5O 11.1.,)1.TUrner, - 50
'Male, le hak -- ntaintaihellta . "character: for 11. li, Newt - 41,
~ ~ 10 .1 D r R.- Lathrop,. 20
ability, honesty anti integrity of y hitli is re &.11roit.i 50 r ; Baldwin& Allen,so
!few Men_ can boast. We vepture to say; W.In:M. Post, 20 IJ. Cockaynecr 20
7 that the man lives hot,ic his gteptiou of the Billings Stroud, -JO II.I
;R. Lyons,--', •50 .
' State, that. would darel-to ' Say' at?ght. a- ; J. Lyons 4 Son, 25-111. S. Tarbell, ' .20
,l , gainst Isaac. Slenker. -No ono. ever ims- I Franklin •Fritser,-25 I'N. Kramer, lO '
-- - e se.‘ised to a'greater degree the love, respect i- U. Searle,:: ... • .10 .1 H. H. Frazier, 25
`:and confidence of his'neighborhood. 'rho' i Q. A Grow, (to b'e douNed with any ten) 300 .
za lean of means, the Plain,simide and nn-' Jos, D. I)rinker,loo 1 Henry Sherman, 10
ostentatious manner in which he liYeS, in j Champlin Harris,- 5-I'l. 8.-McCollum, 10
the quiet village of New Iferlin, and dis- iA: Nichols, ' 10 1- C. L. Brown, •10
penses hospitality; attest - Itia.:Oright and : 11. J Webb, ; 16 )S. S.:Mott, - 5
prove his Democratic. instinets„, llis un- !I. N. Bullard. : s'l C. N. Stoddard, • 5 - •
lionnded charity, open handedand opeir IW. 13. Deans, - 5.1.!1: s. R. DeWitt, 10
hearted, his . geneepus ' erieouragettient of iJ. I'. W. Riley, 20,11. A. Kiley, . In
merit; his legal attainments, his correct, !D. P. Turrell,' 10 I
,W. - A. Crossinon,lo '
exemplary life, his undoulifeti loyalty-and 1 John Trumbull, -5"1 aames'Shaw, :"5
sterling honesty,* swap him a a man a- i D. 11 . Rogers; 20 .
bOve all othera.pre-eminently - tit to be IA. Patrick, '20 , 1 A. N.'Bullard, 5
honored:by the people with au electiort.toC. & F. Avers, 25 . John •H 1
the responsible position of Aiiditor Gen- l'Wni. 11. Bovd, • .2 5 _.:G row & Bros, 1,00:- '
I oral.. 1.1e.J . 5 . , ..n0 mere politiefini—hiS noin7; L. I': Pitch,' . 30- - L'rewster & Ir a , '' I 0 .
1 ination Was'not . sought fel' -as noniitiathins 1 Ge - o: Fowler,- 5 - :E. mu . , ~. 2
nvt'e - latelVz,been too rinieft. sought. :It ILiF: Turrell, - 10 - S,Larfollon, . 4)
was the character' and, standing of the Saitinel Bard, 10 . tC. C. Ibilsey, . 10.
Man 6k:compelled the current 'to wards Daniel Foster, 11 C.O. Fordham, - 5'
him, though good, men and true were Can- Perrin We 11. ,. 10 1 Hyde Crocker„ ."r
didateS for the same office. : D. C. Fordhato, 5 : 0.1
' 'ln these (bpi of National degeqeraey -
- ; GIIISON.'
and breadeast-corruption noel gl o o m , th e 1. K . ;. r „,,,,.,,, v ,„• stoo -. John .. smile) , $5O .
nomination and 'dot:06111)f Mr. Slenker ~,-• c Ingalls, : - 50 . 1 , 71 . 1 A William s, k,,,
bre - alts 'forth like , a • beacon:Ai:o4
.giving - J --- . 1 4 3.1- St ' lles . ,7 9' - 25
promisii of better•ddt:s:4l a. return tOtli c 'e
, . .IIW.m. Abel,- • 1 25 - IThornas Evans, 20'
good; old,' honest, Democratic and rigidly lit t - Abel 25 ,1- Jacob L. Gilleta, 20
economical admittistrative. system, 1 I
" nt t Sc ' t n lab 1 ' '25 . Gen H ,Wells -15
marked the period of the lamentlid Shrank. I ( .. - 4 . j• . ; A bel, • - 10 . C. P" 'Hawley, ICr
We expect to hear the pitindering'honinis ,i.ll .. 15' othets; • . 510,
-wfio have fattened Upon the toil and, i s ° - (--' '.•
- : - NEw Mitxottn.
Milady Sweat of the 'pelople, open ill full
cry upotilsaae Slenher-1--his fearless man- A.R_Smith,. $5O .E. 4. Pratt, $5O
hood rand unflinching hohesty are a terror h•A• Smith! 20 H. Borritt, 75
to all:evil doers and public thieves, and ;1. lickermamjr.,2s. Trilayden, 25
whatever influence can be bought by ill- P. F.. 13adgPr, :
ii. 2 5 I.N. K Sutton, .10 •
gotten gain, .or those ; „„ - ,..ni, t , „,,.-ii,„. Di nnis.M'Keeby,lo 1 JOItIIAIc, 20
' which the nuprincipled Di, :iv:wales Who ; 13..11. Little, - 10 1 Moss t.t: Bro.; . 30•
are selling.thor country daily that they ! Job" 1-13 Ydeat ' '2O , R. L.'Sutphin, • 50
may thrive, know so well to coat rive,
.we ! IL& J.Summers,so E. IL Kinney, . 25
* 10 - may expect.to be brought into Hi play a- ! - 1 . & 1) : Sunnners;t-'5 ..J. Brando,
.But we have airahiding con _l.l, S. & W. C. Mildrick, 20=Others, .72 .
1 fidenee in the - people, and we know that 1.,_ Total in New Milford, " ... 50 4 . 0 ,
16(1 Will'aPpreeiate fully the many excel...! Jessop tarp., s32o 1 Hartbrd,4 itemsl3s
tent qualities Of oar - candidate, and elect • •.' JACKSON. ' ' ' . ,
him. Where he is, there Can be. no steal- Nathaniel Norris,2s 1 -Stephen Mann, 10
ng,, he. will cry . aloud and - spare - n(4;lin- Eli Barnes, - 10'1 Phillip Steenbacklo :
tii everyvestig e of dishe'ResT and . 1 1 .:aliA, J. .r: Savory, - 10 I.Amt.inJacksri,.sl4 4
I shoddy patriots' arid blanket etnaractoni, I • ' - " ' -
riitten; beef and 'rancid pork speefilators, .Other canvassers are out who have pot
and all the' miserable,• venal, sycOPliaritie reported.. The *5O Bounty will be twist(' -
•traitorti who hang like leeches around the .' •
Treasury, are: driven out as the thieves p ropositionjo Raise a Soldiers' Relief ••
... . .
id troey-changers were se;throed out ' '• Flanpfd ' -
of the Temple:—Wrading-Gu:eue. .' - • ME. F.-.. Green
,Sheriff of Sum'a co.:
DE.talittr.:•llpropose that if - you sele . Ct .
- -,.• IMIIES .P. " BARR. • • the Pent /.rot ,:as one of the two papers in, -
~Inmes P. Barr, Esq., of Allegheny Co., which 041obi:Nil your Sales of :real ostate,
the nominee of the Democrat ic State• Con -.
that Q.NIOALV the amount af the bills . .
vention for Surveyor Geoend, is and has for advarti,v.ing shall be devoted to the re- ,
I been for many years thettble'editor of the lief' of sick and wounded Volunteers,"Wito
Pittsbnrg Post. lie is a gentleman of ex
cellent. character, and well fitted for the may enlist from this i county ionic., thelate
call; prof the families-Of such Wohinteers '
I . public , position ' for which lie ii cc been j
W o lin . ni,:tiy be destitute; the funds -to be
Inominated. The Democracy of Western paid over by you to the County Coinmis-
Pennsylvania - never had it more faithlitl I ...loners, cis such other speeial - committee .
as tia:4 . -. be agreed upon, for disbursement. . advocate: For years, he hait,battled man
' fully against an opposition majority , and i This arrangement to, upon now .
tin the faceof the repeated defcats our' no- and continue during the year, unless such : '
.Me old party: has sustained in that portion ' relielshall not bo.so iong:.needed. . - . , -
This offer is not to be so construed as to
of the State, has never falten.(l, Or abated
one jot "of his. zeal in behalf of the true necessarily affect the price paid to such
prineiples'of the Constitution and Union. tither _
ther paper as you m a y select to allver(i-e -
He was: the warm friend of ,Ibood
,a..t in • •
r sales in ; and I thrther offer.t.oinc pio
the chilipaigu of 18.60;• buy like - a
true such other notices as you may have to 1.,:h-
Democrat, supported the IteadingElecro- i.. 1 1" in two papers; also on such not.,- , :( •
sal Ticket as thlt Only Way to preserve the , as are limited to (woe paper, L.. will di-:,, , 1e
unity of the N ull:, and the only hope Oil THREE-F°Uiti l l ' S of the hills, " ar ' '' ' JVl. "
givitOg the rote o . i . Pennsylvania to fits fit-1 And should there be, nOttecesSitAl s or ----;
vorite candidate.. ,In his nomination fort the.-use of a relief hind-foil new .volenteerti...,;- .-
Surveyor General, Mr. - Barr,has received I from the-comity, I will donate one half of
an honorable - anti' merited acknoWldg- f `aid bills to the relief of sick and - wounded •r,
went Of his valuable political services, and volunteers-from the coemy,-or•elsewhere,
'we look to his electron with confidence.— in the-army of the f=uton.
Iris popularity in the west, Will give great A. J. GERRITSON„
strength. to our State. Ticket.—Res ding "Publisher of the Motttroe Democrat.
Gazelle. • • .. - , . • Montrose, July 10th, 1'862. . (Gnu
. ",-.2.7rThe terms
,of the - above offer are
extended to -the' other public officials of
Sttsqtiehamincounty. • : • •
PubliCation to bormide di& amount of
such moneys, and how, - and to whom dis
bursed. - • • -. . • ; : :,-- A.J. - : , G.
ich war 4
• by oar
l ek %%as
by n ri-
f a mile
port . of
News from North Carolina.
FORTRESS: MONP.Or; Aug,: IS, 1,862 c
The Newbern Prec,Tess, in spill:,
ing of the election Which 'was held in that
State 'on the 7th, says:" •
:Theiinal result of the election haS been
received,..indicating the defeat 'of Johnson
the secession candidate for. Governor, by
the unparalleled majority of forty
The: Oad - tidings come to band just 'as
we go: to preSS, or th e cOmpiete ovehbrow
of secession in every 'department of the
Tlie , UniOn opposition party hare elect
nelirlif every-member in 'botli branches
of thelegislattire by still greater majori
Every candidate who advocated -eon=
titillation of the War and a separation
from the tTnion, been defeated in ev
:It I'lB4 been sfair and sqttaro issue,
strict of a 004;61 nature,
or local issue of ant, kind: •1 .'. '
Gov!.. Stanley regards this
_vote as an
emphatic decision in favor of the Tlnion."
• —The Wellsboro'. Banner sayi that 31r
George Campbell, a new volunteer from
Tioga,Cotinty, has sent Eight sons to the
war, and-now lea - ves two at home because .
they are too young to enlist. There's an
example tor you. • • -
—Gov Andrew has ordered the blacks
in Mak.sachusetts to he enrolled for" draft
'in the Tanks with whites.' As the Presi
dent has refused to accept negro troops,
the onlysobjects of,such an-order must be
io forge an issue with the President; insult
his own . race, create new divisions among
the, people, and. emliarraSs the Govern.
—The grand jury of Erie eonnty have
indicted Morrow B. Lowrey, the abolition
Senator from that district,' for perjury.
military department - bas been
created, comprising Ohio, Michignii,'lnd
iana, Missouri, and Kentucky:east
of the'Tennessee' River, and including the
Cumberland Gap, and the Union troops
-operating in its vicinity,
iity and lo'he called
the department of the Ohio. Maj.-Gen.
Horatio-Gates Wright as :assigned -to the
• liTAu Fr,ELING.IN ILLINOIS.—The Adj.
General having received %deSpetch . asking
permission to recruit a company, sent back
the following Telily "Hold on—We-Are.
overrun with appliaatioivi , —the whole
State is-going into - camp.- Thirty thousand
volunteers are now ready on . the first call
and twenty thousand are already offered
on thksecond call, had he has peripisSion
to accept them all for three years—ankno
drafting will be necoosary in that state.
OVER F. B. •CILAIsIDLER'S STORE.'
ZarThe only way to escape a'araft in
this .State. is to enlist at once.;,
At the M. E. Parsonage; in Brooklyn,:
Pa., on the IGth of Augustinst., by B - ev.
J. 1 Peck, Mr.' HENRY G. - - SQUIRES, of
Pittsburg, Pa., and. Miss LITTIE JEY
rEns96l'llarford, Pa. ' . .
At the same time and place, by the
saine, Mr. Jetcmv.A. GRAY, of Ditneek,
and MiSs CAROLINE &LANDER, of Harris
burg, Pa. . .
In Bridgetkatef;•Aug. 18th. 1862, MARY
LAVINIA, daughter of Cornelius J. and
Charlotte G.-Curtis, - aged 4 years, 2 mos.
and 15 days. • .
.the above notice
sweet little child, - whose ,gentle ways., had
won the. hearts of all her acquaintances.
At Sabbath school she learned to sing,
"There:is a happy.land," and "I want to
be an Migel,"' and often as she played a-.
bout the house and by the way side, I)er
little Voice Was heard lisping the - sweet '
strains, and .ns it now : stems, prophetic,
words of those beautiful - hymns. A light
has faded in the hotiso of her parents,•and
her spirit,,figed from the habiliments of.
clay, is now,'we trust, an angel in that
" flaPprlant.'" .
"And oh ! sometimes in visions blest .
• • Sweet spirit: visit our repose,
And' bear from Ovine own world ofrest,
Some balm for huMan woes: •
• What form-more lovely could be given
- Than thine to messengerof Heaven.
-oncEs.. hereby given to all peisona having demands
N against the estate of 31112111 e) Kane, late of Citoconut.
townehln, deceaseti, tat the smile meet be presented to
the underalgned for settlement, and all persona indebted
to Bald ealatcaro redtteated to make irumetllate payment,
• BMIXIET Kaaa, t
Cbocount, Mtg. 4, '62. • }twat Ka.arn, I•
ETTERS p f administration tiithe estate of the late
JUJotui flanntgan, latn of t t iberty,basini been gran tett
to the undersigned, alt persons todolited to said estate
are reque4ted to make Immediate payment, and those
having clahristigainst the same wtil present them to .
. CATIMIUT4I ..
Liberty,,4l.o,7.oM Witu.tx Ilswsioss, "h.