Juniata sentinel. (Mifflintown, Pa.) 1846-1873, June 21, 1865, Image 1

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-A L.. GI'S.S & Co.
Dit. r. t:. uiMilo, or rattcrNvu,
Pi., wishes tc inform Lis fricuils ami pa
trons that he has removed (o the house on
Diridjrc Street opposite Todd & Jordan's Store.
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' Miftlintown. Juniata County. Yti., Office
on Main street South of llridge sir ct.
KEl'liKN CAVENEV. Manufacturer of Tomb
Stones, MeAlistcrvillc and Mifllintowu. .Ml
work put up in the imit tasteful and sub
ETrtiit ial manner. Ci ire him a call.
ispvil l'MJlti'.
our Stock ot" Heady MadeC-?othin.i before
you l'ureii!c l.'Ncwhcre. you will tind S
hand a jrood assort iiieiit for Men and ltoys
Ware, uhich wiil be sold clioaj) for cah or
ronmry produce.
in 1 tf ruticrru, l'a.
., . k.. tV STEWART,
Mijjlinl-iirH. .Inri't'n (., V.,
t'.Tcv; bis professional service" Id the puh-
'.:. t'i'Uf etiotis and all other, hnsiucs? will
' rcoive proi 'pt intention. Ofliec first door
K..rtiiol lo.-'.i'eid's i-'tere, (ufsmlrs.)
Attorney at Lav:,
Volant i'nbUr
Will attend to all binincss cutrt:!ed !4 his
uit;. Olfice on M.iin .Street, MiiHitituwn. l'a.
MM1K B-l'lersineu will nromptlv atlcO'l to
1. tlio I'ji'lcc'ion of ebiims apaiust cither the
tle or National (teternmeiit, 1'enfioin. Hack j
I'av, luitintr, Kxtra I'ay. nud all other claims
nri.inir out f the rrescct or any other car, j
Hitilinlown. Juniata Co., l'a. febloj
r. Kaiser t. ti.XX, Reed, i-C'o
No I-'. MAKKhi Ml'.t.I.T.
North iJe, between Fourth anil Fifth.
t, u st vrrrcit.
No US North SKCONU Street. Corner ol
Quarry, l'llILAlllILI'lIlA..
An assortment of
Silver &
Hated Ware,
con--l:Miilv nn hau l, Suitable br JlUl.tOA I
SHKsKxrs: - - '
r Ib-paii ing of Watehea aui Jewelry
prLiiiLir Httended to
Dee. 0. 1 Si; 1-1 yr.
. V. A. LKVKilLN'G,
iiaib cr 4. miuHsin loreliant
Callowhill Street Yv'harf.
l'hiladelphia, l'a.
Supi'lie- of Timber, Staves, Locust Tins
Hoop' Poles, kt kn and Lumber peneraly.
Vtll b- pnrchaseyl, eoti'raeted for. or received
on commission, at the option of the shipper.
.b.Ull I I.T I" KL SilOIKTV, f I
xv if a . . u.," ,. r.,i,niiter I
Mi .Manufactured r Articles has awarded to
CiiAiii Ka V. WtiTzrt, the First l'remiuiu for '
th most, su.1 ifti!tia! rtatcst made, eud best
buiahed ecu i f Chairs. . , .
G. V7. JACOBS, Trf.tr.
Wu-LIAM IlKSt II. Src'lj. . jau 13
No. 520 AXtClf .cJrcQt,alovc Fifth.
.llaniilacliircr and Dealer In
ami superior Silver rWted Ware
March 29, 18ti3, 3mos.
.. TL umlcrsigncd offers his services to the
public us Vendue fryer and Auctioneer. 11c
has had a very large c'pcricrce, aud feels
coulideut that he can give satisfilion to .til
who may employ hiui. He ma7c addressed
at MitHiulown, or found at his home in Fer
managh township. Orders may tlso be left
at Mr. Will's Hotel.
.. jau. 25, ibui. wiluam Givc:r;
r. I'HILADKLl'IIIA ( ls(-
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Coruor F.)URTIl nnl M.VUKCT .trc
N. H. A tine stock of LINEN SHAHES
"Ojjts'antly "nhnnd. Fcb.l-I,!...".-.'
From the Home Journal.
The Lyacinti nl crocus fair
Have ceased their early blooming,
uovtr the soft and buuuv air
The lilacs aro ierfuiniuj;.
The lovinj? ternal Zephyrs woo
. Thc lilies of the valley, ".
The proud, imperious tulip.-', loo,
Aud round thcui fondly daily.
A myriad Cowers in shady dells,
In meads and woodland maiet,
Iliujx, all day long, their fairy belli;
lu. May their mother s praises.
Ami they arc dreaming, all night long,
Of happier fcavns coming.
Whereof a low. prophetic song
The wandering wind is humming.
But what nre these '"'it heralds bright;
That, ere the spring tide closes.
Announce the advent to toe light
Of roses, royal roses ?
All other flowers, how fair soc'r
?!ay sbiisc their ilewy faces,
When rose; come less fair ." petir,
And with diminished graces.
For roses reign the queens of flowers,
l'-y right divivc are royal,
And all the rest that charms the hours
.rr: their retainers loyal.
l!cl"ved ny Iotc, they scent the air ;
He evermore does choose "em,
To Mooni nniid his odorous hair,
An' nef tie in his bosom.
Sweet are the flowers yes, every one
That on earth's breast reposes
I'm still the sweetest 'neath the sun
Arc roses, royal roses!
So. honor tiKio roses be !
The Howers, uieihiuks, all love thcui,
M ho, longing, wait their reign to see,
With Summer skies above them.
Gov. Curtiu has i.ssued the following
cliHjucut and patriotic address to the peo
ple of rcunnylvsnia, c.nniuncing the
close of the war and the preservation of
our common liberties :
lT9vtVANi. ExKClTivE Ch In'oHR.
Hauhisiu m;, Juue 11, lwio. j
To the Profile f luw?ih ttnta :
The bloody struggle of four years is
ended. The fires of rebellion are quench
ed. The supremacy of law and right is
rc-cstall:.-hed. The foulest treason re
ceded in history has bceu between to the
earth. Oar country is saved.
These blessings we owe nuder God-
to the uucru;:lcd heroism. civic and mil
itary of The 1'cope. In the darkest
hours under the heaviest . discourage
ments falter y ho would thru never
They have bceu ir.npired with the de
termination to maintain the free Govern
ment ol our fathers the continued Un
ion of our whole country and the grand
llepu blicau principles which it is their
pride aud duty to defend, fir the sake
net only of themselves, but of
tho hu-
man lace.
T . ' ' 4v, t'i
j I'cnnsylvauia have been among the forc
: mc'st in the career of honor. Their
: hearts have been in the contest. Their
j means and their blood have been poured
out like waterto maintain it
The remains of the heroic bands that
left her soil to rescue their country, arc
now returning, having honorably fulfilled
their service. They have left tens of
thousands of brothers en viau f a bloody
Their memories will be preserved" on
our rolls of honor. For their widows and
families, a grateful country will' suitably
Let the survivors, who are now return
ing to us, have such' a welcome as it be
fits a brave and patriotic people to give to
the gallant men who have saved tho
country, and shcofnew lutjtre en Pennsyl
vania' .
. recommend that in every part of the
State, on the approaching Anniversary
of Independence, special observances be
had e welcome to our returned dctcudcis
and of commemoration , of the heroic
deeds of themselves and' their : comrades
who have fallen.
A. G. Cuirri:?,
fcj?" He that is innocent, may well be
! " ' ESCAPE.";-""' -;-
Wc Lavo received a few of the advance
sheets of a work of this title, by Albert
G. lliciiAiiDSON, a correspondent of the
tribune who waa captured in an attempt
to run past the batteries at Vicksburg
when Ge.v. Grant was besciging that
stroughold.. We give below a few char
acteristic extract, which may assist our
readers to form tsome conception, of the
interesting character of the work,-
'On that Sunday evening, half an hour
before dark (the latest, moment at which
the guards could be passed, even by au
thorized person without the countersign),
my friends, Messrs Drown and Davis,
went out to the rebel hospital, beyond
the inner line of sentinels, as if to order
their usual medical supplies for the sick
prisoners. As they passed in and out a
dozen a times a day, and their faces were
quite familiar to the sentinels, they were
uot compelled to ehow their passes, uul
Mr. rownc left his behind with inc." -
A few minutes later, taking with nic a
long bos filled with bottles in which med
ical supplies were usually Drought, and
fiving it to a littie lad who assisted me in
my hospitol duties, I started to follow
them. ,
As ii in great haste, we walked rapid
ly toward the gate, while, leaning against
trees or standing in the hospital ' doors,
half a dozen ot our f riends looked on to
sec how the plan worked. When we
reached the gate, I took the box from the t v t -it
where I was certain to be recognized. I
boy, aud said to him, of course for the!,-, j , t. j- j
' : laid down my box ot medicines, and
benctit of the sentinel : t. n r..i .i -i i-
! sought she ter in a little outbuilding
i. am gomg ouLsiue w get tuese ooi-
ties filled. I shall be back in about fif
teen niiuutcSj aud want you to remain
right here, to take them and distribute
tnem among tne uospitais. io not iro j
away now.'.'
The lad understanding the matter per-
cetly replied : "Yes, sir; and I at
tempted to pass the sentinel by mere as
surance. I had learned leng before how far a
man u:ay go even in captivity, by sheer
native impudence by moving right
along, without hesitation, with a confident
look, just as if he had a right to go and
no one had any right to question him.
Ouc several occasions, I absolutc'y
saw prisoners, who had procured citi-
zeua' clothes thuS walk past -the
guards in broad daylight, out of llebel
I thiuk I could have done it. on this
occasion, but tor the tact that it tad been
tried successfully two or three times, and
the guards severely punished. The sen
tinel stopped'mc with his musket j de
manding: "Have you a pass, sir?
"Certainly, I have a pass," I replied,
with all the indignation I could assume.
"Have you not seen it often enough to
know by this time ?"
Apparently a little confounded, he re
plied modestly :
"Probably I have, but they are very
strict with us, nrfd I was cot quite
I gave to hiui this genuine pass belong
ing to ir.y associate : .
Headquarters C. S. Military Prison )
Salisbury, N. C, Dec. 5, 1864.
Junius II. Browne, Citizen, has per
mission to pass the inner J2tc of the
Priaou, to assist :n carrying uiedrcincs
to the Military Pfiscn Hospitals, until
further orders.
. J. F. Faqua,
Cer'i. and Ass't Commandant of Post
We had speculated for a keg time
about my using a spurious pass, and two
comrades prepared several, with a skill
and exactness which lcmonstratcd that,
i f their tab tits had been turned in that
direction, they might have made first-
class forgers, l'ut we finally concluded
that the veritable pass was better, because,
if the guard tad any docbt about it I
could tell him to send it to headquarters
for examination. The answer of course
would be that it was genuine.
But it was not submitted to any -such
inspection. The guard spelled it out
slowly, then folded and returned it to me,
saying : .. .. ,
"That, pass is alhight. I know Cap
tain F aqua's handwriting. Go on, sirj
excuse me, sir, lor detaining you."
I thought him very excusable under
the circumstances, and walked out. My
great fear was that during the half an
1 EoiAjsjoIi must- elapa before , I
odti garrison. I mfglit ei
j ter sbm llebel officer or attache who
, knew me.' j ' V ' - ' ..."
Before I listd walked ten steps, I saw,
sauntering to and fro on the picza on the
new headquarters building, a deserter
from our senica named Davidson who
recognized aad : bewed t to( , iqc). , .1
rather thought he would cot bctrcy me,
but was still fearful of it. fI ,wcnt on,
acd a few jards. further, coming toward
me in that narrow lane, where it was .im
possible to atoid him, I saw otle . reb,?!
ol5eer who knew ine better than asy
other who came into tiij rjnarters frc
tjucntly Lieut. Stockton the post-adjutant.
Observing hiui In 1 the distance, I
thought I retognized in bin; that old ill
fortune whiei had so long aud steadily
baffled us. ...
AVhen we met I bade hiui good even
ing, aud conversed for a few minutes
upon the veather, or some other subject
in which I did not feel any very profound
iutcKst' Then lie "passed into headquar
ters, and I Went on. Yet a few yards
furticr I encountered a third liobel
named uith, who waa entirely familiar
with me, and whose quarters, inside the
garrison, were within twenty feet of Eiy
own. There were not half a dozen Gun
federates about the prison who were fa
miliar with me, but it seemed as if at this
time tney were coming together in a
grand convention. - -
Vnt ihirlno in ontor tho Tiobol hnmif:i!
r rpm . t,p FnT flll.
coming of the blessed darkness, I con
stantly expected to see a sergeant, with
a file of rebel soldiers, come to take me
back in the yard: but none came. It
was rare good fortune. Stockton, Smith,
and Davidson all knew if they had their
Wits about them, that I had no more right
there than iu the village itself. - I sup
pose their thoughtfulncss must have been
caused by the peculiarly honest and
business-like look of that medicine-box.
At drk, my two friends joiucd me.
Wc went through the gate in full sight
of the sentinel, who seeing us come from
the hospital, supposed that we were Rebel
i surgeons or nurses. Anil then on that
dark, rainy Sunday night, the first time
for twelve mcnths, wc found our
circs walking freely in a public street
without a rebel bayonet before or be
hind us. 1
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So, on that cold night, when wc were
so stiff and exhausted that wo could bare
ly keep our seats on the mules they had
so thoughfully furnished, these friends
conducted us fifteen miles, and left us in
a Union settlement wc were sdeking-
It Tas now five o'clock in the morning.
Lea ring ray companions behind, I tapped
at the door of a log bouse.
For many months, even before leaving
prison, we had been familiar with the
name ot Dan Elms a famous Union
guide, who since the beginning of the
war had done nothing but conduce loyal
men to oat lines. :
Ellis is a hero, and his life A romance.
He had taken through, in all more than
four thousand persons. - He had proba
bly seen more adventure -in fights and
races with the Rebels, in long journeys
sometimes bare-footed and through the
snow, . or swimming the rivers full cf
J Coating ice than any other man living.
IT -t il. .
ue never lost out one man, who was
swooped up through his own heedlessness.
The party had travelled eight or ten
days, living on nothing but parched corn.
Dan insisted that a man could walk twen
ty five wiles a day through snow upon
pan ed-coro. just as well as upon any
other diet if he only thought so. I feel
bound to say that I have tried it and
don't think so. This person held the
ssme opinion. " He rovoltcd against the
parehed-corn diet, vowing that he would
go to the first house and get an honest
meal, if he was captured for it. ; He went to
the first house, obtained the meal, and
wis captured. ' ' ' " . - .
After we had traveled fifty, miles, efcr'y
tody said to us, "If you' only find Dan
Ellis, and do just as he tells you, you will
be certain to get through.
' AVc dt'tl frnd Dan Ellis. , On a Sunday
night, one hundred and thirty-four miles
from our lines, greatly broken down, we
j reached a point oa tho road waited r for
I two, tours, rhen alonj-nw Daw Ellis,
with a party of seventy men refugees,
prisoners, Rebel deserters, Union 3oldiers
returning from their homes within the
enemy's lines, and escaped . prisoners. '
About thirty of them were mounted -and
twenty armed.
Like most men of action, Dan was a
person of few words. When our story
had been told to him, he said to his com
rade s: ...
, ' J'oys here eri.ome geutlcffien who
havo escaped from Salisbury, and who
are almost dead from the journey. They
are our, people. They have suffered in
our cause. They arc going to their homes
in our lines. ., We on't.,ride and let
these men wlk. .Get down off yottr
horses and help them p." . ;..
. Down they came,-and tip wo went ; and
then we pressed along at a terrible pace.
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To-day whttt vre came on the hot track
bi" eight guerrillas, the Rebel-hunting
instinct waxed strong ; ritlun Den, acd,
taking eight ot hts own men, he started
in fierce pursuit. Seven of the enemy
escaped, but one was captured and brought
to our camp a prisoner. ..v
Then Dan went to the ne .rcst Union
koii.se, to learn the news ; for every loyal
family iu a range of many miles knew
and bved him. We, very weary, lav
down to sleep in nn old orchard, with
our saddles tor pillows. Our reflections
were pleasant. We were otly .seventy
nine miles' frohi the Union lines. We
progressed swimmingly, and had even bc-
guq:tr regulate the domestic . affairs of
the border 1 ...,-.- ..
Rcfore midnight soma one shook
my arm. I rubbed my eyed. . open
and looked up. There traa Dan Ellis.
"Boys, we must saddle instantly. .We
have walked right into a" nest of Rebels ;
several hundred are within a few miles ;
eighty arc in this immediate vicinity.
They arc laying :n ambush for Colo
nel Kirk and his men. It is doubtful
whether we can ever get out of this.
We mast diviae into two parties. The
footmen must go to the mountains; we who
are riding, and in much more danger as
hctscs make more noise, and leave so
many traces must press cn at once, if we
ever hope to reach the Union Hues.'
The word was passed in low tones.
Flinging our saddles upon our weary hor
ses, wc were on our way almost instantly.
My place wasjiear the middle of the cav-
al cade. The man just before me waa ri
ding a white horse, which enabled me to
follow him with ease.
We galloped along at lau's usual pace,
with the most sublime indifference to
roads up and down rocky hills, across
streams over fences everywhere but
upon public thoroughfares.
I suppose we had travelled three
miles, when Mr. Davis foil back from the
front, and said to nic :
"That young lady rides well , dots she
not ?',
"What young lady?"
"The young lady who is piloting us."
I had thought Dan Ellis was piloting
us, and rode forward to see about the
young lady.
There she was, sure enough. I could
not scrutinize her face in the darkness,
but it was said to be comely. I could see
that her form was graceful, and the ease
and firmness with which she sat on her
horso would have been a lesson for a
She resided ia the Union house where,
Dan had gene for news. The moment
she learned his name she" volunteered to
pilot hiui out of that neighborhood, where
she was born and bred, and knew every
acre. Tho only accessible horse (one be
longing to a Rebel officer, but just then
kept in her father's barn) was brought.
out and saddled. She mounted, came at
midnight, and was now steadily guiding
us, avoiding farm houses where the Reb-,
els were quartered, going round their
camps, evading their pickets.
She Ice! us for seven miles. Then,
while we remained in the wood, she rode
forward over the long bridge which span
ned the Nolechucky River, to see if there
were iny guards upon it; went to the
frst Union house beyond to learn wheth
er the roads were picketed; came back
tcld us the, coast was clear. Then she
rode by our long line toward her home.
II w ouuum 11H 1 1 , HI UV. .111 L W .VW.H,
cheers had it been safe to rheer. l!
hope the tbue is far distant when her
name may bo ' made.- publioi .' Until the
Rebel guerrillas arc driven rqnl; oat .
their hiding-places near bet mountain
home, ii will not be prudent." - ,:'
"The Field, the Dungeon and the Es
cape," will abound in stiring events nev
er before given to the public.
In view of the author's material, his
well-known tauat-worthincss, and graphic
descriptive powers, the publishers feel,
justified in predicting a work of unusual
interest, containing more-. of the fact, Inr
cident, and Romance of the war, than any
other that tas yet appeared. ' . ' i
, Scld only by; subscription- Agents
wanted for. every city, country and town
ship in tho United States. This work
ptestssts a rare opening to both men and
women, who desire lucrative employment.
For particulars, address American Plb
lisiiinu Company, (Successors to Hurl
but, Scranton &; Co,) Hartford, Connecti
Uudor a great tree close to the village,
two boys found a waluut.
'It belongs to me," said Ignatius, "fo
I was the first to see it."
"No it belongs to me," cried Bernard,
" for I was the first to pick up." - .
And so they began to quarrel in ear
nest. . -: ' " ' '
"I will settle the dispute," said an
older boy, who had j eat comei up -Ita
placed himself between the two boys,
broke the nut in two, and said .:.-.
"The one picsc of shell belongs to him
who first saw the sut, the other piece of
sh3ll belongs to him who first picked it
up ; but the" kernel I keep for judging
the case. And this," he said, as he sat
down and laughed, "is the common end
of most lawsuits." ' -' , , ,
grJuliu3, can you tell me how Ad
am got out cf Eden , . ... .
"Well I 'spose he cliuacd ober dff
"No dat ain't it."
"Well, den ho borrowed a wheelbatj
row and walked out."
"I gub it up, den."
"He got snaked out."
JST Some people" have instilled the no
tion into thejr mind that the publishing
of a newspaper is a mere amateurs pro
fession, followed for amusement's sake,
and for the cost of which little or noth
ing is cxpfcrted. ct there is not in tho
entire round of business a more expen
sive employment than that of publishing;
a newspaper.
p&" "Monkey roosts" ia the expressive :
name given to tho fronts of stores and
taverns, where loafers are allowed, es
pecially on Sundays, to gape a: ladies-
passing on the streets. . And what do
they call the ladies who are - always try
ins to pass the "monkey. roosts? and givc-
a side-long glanee at those in such pla-
cs?" ,
jfcjy;Jo!iu Brown, was hung ,for at
tempting to arm- the slaves of Virginia .
and use them for the prosecution of a
treasonable warfare on- tho Government.-!
Jefferson Davis ani Robert E.. Lee botb
openly and oarnsstly advocated the arm
ing of ths same class for the same pur-,
pose.. .What is to save their necks from
the halter ?
The Charleston race course, where
so many Union prinontrs are buried, was
recently dedicated as a cemetery ,. tho.
graves having previously. been- mounded,
and a substantial fence erected. '
, 3T Thomas S. Boeock, of Virginia,
Speaker of the rebel House, is the "for
tunate" individual upon whom in the ab- -sence:
of Davia and .Stephens, devolves
the Presidency of .the Southern Confedr
eracy, if any of it is left. He has not
yet reported. ""' " .
. JSy Whai .is the difference between
stabbing a jisa and killing a hog ? Ono
is. assaulting wiih intent to kill, and the
othc? killing with intent 16 salt.
tf.JcS Davia was born in the , game.
year wit!) President Johnson, but will
probably die some years sooner.
tSr An Andover boy, 16yeais old. ha3 .
been wnt to the State Prison for fouitttn
years for burglary. '