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R. W. JONES,
JAS. S. JENNINGS, t Editors.
"A sentithent not to be appalled, corrupted or
oompromised. It knows no baseness; it cowers to
no danger; it oppresses no weakness. Destructive
Only of despotism, it is the sole conservator of lib
erty, labor and property. it is the sentiment of
freedom, of equal rights, of equal obligations--the
law of nature pervading the law or the land."
Wednesday, Nov. 6, 1861.
Wheat, Flour, Oats, Corn, Hay, Pork,
Beef and almost every kind of Country
Produce, will be received in payment of
debts due the Messenger office. Bring it
along, friends, without delay.
,Those who have promised us Coal
are informed that we have room for any
quantity of it.
I. 0. OF O.F
The Grand officers of the State of Penn
sylvania will visit the Encampment and
Subordinate Lodges in Waynesburg, on
Friday, the 15th of November, for the
purpose of instructing in the work of the
order. The Brothers of the order through
out the county are respectfully invited to
attend. J. F. TEMPLE, D. D. G. M.
Our townsman, RUFUS K. CAMPBELL, has
just returned from the army on the Poto
mac, and informs us that the Greene County
boys are all well and in excellent spirits.—
Mr. C. himself is in unusual good health.
Though not so full in flesh as he was when
he entered the service, he is nevertheless
looking very well.
GREENE COUNTY LADS AT ROMNEY.
We regret to learn that WILLIAM TAY
LOR, a member of Captain BENJ. MORRIS'
company, was killed at the taking of
Romney. His remains were brought home
and interred near Jollytown. We also
learn that a man by the name of Fox,
near Mt. Morris, a member of the same
company, was wounded by a ball passing
through his leg. We are glad to learn
that our boys acquitted themselves well
and gallantly in the engagement.
RESUMPTION 01' SPECIE PAYMENTS.
The Pittsburgh Banks resumed specie
payments some two or three weeks since,
and it is to be hoped their example will be
followed by all the Banks in the Common
wealth; It will re-establish confidence in
their solvency, and will do much towards
reviving general business.
THE GRAND ARMY.
It will be seen, by the following table,
that the Government has 362,000 men in
the field. This does not include the troops
from the District of Columbia, Maryland,
Delaware, Kentucky, Missouri and Michi
gan, and other States and Territories from
which we have no authentic information.
Doubtless, if the forces from these quar
ters were embraced, the grand to tal would
lowa . •
Ka n sas
THE "PURSLEY GUARDS."
This company, commanded by our gal
lant friend, JOHN A. GORDON, met at this
place on Tuesday, the 29th ult., and after
swearing in several members, took up their
line of march for Camp Lafayette, at
- Uniontown, Pa., to join Col. llowELL's
Regiment. They were accompanied by
TEMPLE'S Greene County Band. The com
pany numbered over fifty men, and with
a little effort can he filled up in a short
time with hardy, determined men. The
company were escorted out of town by a
large concourse of citizens, from town and
country. The company will elect their
officers after going into Camp.
Now, at. the risk of being denounced as
traitors, we venture to affirm that every
citizen of a Free Republic (we are not yet
prepared to admit that this is a misno
mer) has the right to examine and criti
cise the acts of his rulers—public ser
vants they used to be styled—and to ex
press either approval or dissent. If the
Executive has exceeded the powers con
fided to him by the Constitution, he has a
right to say so—and if the public money
is squandered it is his right and his duty to
protest. The plunderers may protest, but
that is to be expected. They may prescribe
hanging, but what of it? While law gov
erns there is not much danger. It is true
that in these times, when the habeas cor
pus is a practical nullity, the citizen is
not entirely secure against illegal incarce
ration—but this power has been exercised in
in so few cases that it has hardly caused a
perceptible flutter. Men still dare to re
gard themselves as free citizens of a free
and enlightened country, and so long as
they respect the laws and perform all their
obligations, they will continue to form and
express their own opinions, unawed by
power and unrestrained by the threats of
m orn is a, 'remarkable fact that violence from pseudo patriots.
most of tbe bullet wounds received by
our troops in the ambuscade at Con- ' 1116-A. little daughter of Thomas
Ferry are in the side. The Ford, of Cincinnati, while its mother
figinkfire.was the most .destructive. was tempora r ily absent from the
The wounded in all tb.e hospitals at r00m . 4**14,41 14 Trisft- and fell
and around PWlWPfille roligibet 1) / 1.3 out 4 " 41411 "_ D .1 upon — the Side walk,
A no okaae mid *W. Seiser '0
al , the killing it. The skiii was only about
oiricers - are bedded in priveifsEbocuies. two years old.
" A MODEST MEMORIAL."
The following memorial is being circu
lated among the Yankee Abolitionists on
the Western Reserve:
To the President of the United States:
The undersigned, citizens of Ashtabula
county, believing Sigvery to be the great
cause of our National Calamities, ear
nestly desire that it may be immediately
abolished by Presidential Proclamation,
under the War Power.
The Wheeling Press very properly sug
gests "that. a counter memorial be circu
lated for signatures, praying the President
to order every male signer to the above
memorial to be drafted into the service of
the Government, and that they be com
pelled to serve as sentinels every .night
during hostilities. If they are so anxious
to avert the calamities which they have
is instrumental in producing, let
them show their devotion to their country
bpi seraing it in the best possible manner."
NEW GOODS AV NOSICINSOIPS.
Our neighbor HoskiNsoN is in receipt of
an -unusually large and attractive stock
of seasonable Goods, which he assures us
will be sold at prices that nobody can
complain of. The assortment is varied,
and suited to the tastes and wants of
"the million." Long experience, first-rate
credit and excellent judgement in his busi
ness gives GEORGE advantages as a buyer
that all merchants do not enjoy. If you
doubt this, drop in and price his Goods.
HOW TO MAKE HARD TIMES.
A cotemporary gives a receipt for mak
ing hard times. If it don't tighten them,
nothing will. We trust none of our read
ers will try it :
"Refuse to pay all the little bills al
though you have the money in your pock
et—push men to pay you who have not
the money although you can get along
without it—if a man don't meet his ()pho
nons just when they become due, report
that he is going to "burst"—cut down the
wages of your hands before it is necessary
—keep back all grain froni market until
the prices get to "starvation prices"—use
money in speculations that you should
pay your creditors with—forget that un
necessary "retrenchments" increase hard
times instead of bettering them—carry a
a long face and talk of evil to come—do
these and other acts like them and "hard
times" will surely come, however little real
cause there may be for them."
PATRIOTS AND TRAITORS.
In good old times, when we were a hap
pay and united people, that man was re
garded as a patriot who loved his whole
country, revered the Constitution, obeyed
the laws and faithfully performed all his
obligations as a citizen. He might sup
port the Administration in power, or op
pose it, without having his loyality to the
Government or his patriotism questioned.
Men equally good and true were to be
found ou both sides. But in these trouble
some times a somewhat different test of
patriotism is sought to be applied. Loy
alty and disloyalty, patriotism and trea
son, are not what they were in the palmy
days of the Republic. We live under a
new dispensation, and words have acquired
an entirely novel significance.
If, for instance, a citizen who used to
exercise the largest liberty in abusing the
President of the United States, ridiculing
the Supreme Court, encouraging violations
of the Fugitive Slave Law, advocating the
"irrepressible conflict," and hinting that
in certain contingencies, the Union might
slide, is now a fast friend of the Adminis
tration, in favor of gagging or hanging
every person who ventures to whisper a
word of dissent to its policy, he is a patriot.
He may not be remarkable for individual
or official honesty—he may even be con
nected with fraudulent schemes to take
money out of the Treasury—in plain words
he may be growing rich by the spoils of
war, yet he is a patriot. He may en
courage violations of the Constitution, in
fringements upon private rights, turbu
lence and mob violence, and still he is a
patriot. He must have a keen scent for
Treason and Traitors. He must discover
that his honest neighbors, who do not
participate in his violence, are "seces
sionists," and mildly suggest hanging.
If these neighbors should intimate that the
President of the United States is not ex
actly a second Jackson, our patriot will
mark him as a suspicious character ; and
if by any chance he should go so far as to
express the absolute opinion that the Con
stiiution is the supreme law of the land,
suspicion will deepen into absolute con
viction, and our patriot no longer doubts
the necessity of establishing the guillotine
to rid the country of pestilent Traitors.
On the other hand, if a nian deplores the
exercise of unconstitutional powers, he
is a traitor. .If he doubts that war will
accomplish the restoration of the Union,
he is a traitor. He may perform all his
duties as an upright and loyal citizen ; lie
may never have been guilty of a dishonest,
mean or discreditable action: he may
have fought the battles of the country, and
contributed liberally of his means to sus
tain the Government and provide for the
families who have gone forth to fight, never
theless he is a traitor. Our modern patriot,
with his pockets puffed out with plunder,says
so, and who shall gainsay his word? Let the
good citizen he a Democrat, and declare
that if his advice had been followed these
things would not now be, and if the zeal
ous patriot does not have him strung up for
utter treasonable language it will not
be his fault.
Annual Aggregate of a Soldier's Pay. I es, (new,) with tasteful gnaw& about
Suppose a private to have served one them, were near our lines. I visited three
year, and that being the end of the war, • —from which, it appeared, the occupants,
his account with the Government reduced from some cause, I know not what, had
to a cash valuation would stand about thus:
For 12 months' pay at $l4 per month $156
For 12 months' commutation for cloth-
ing at , 9 0 1. 42
For 12 months' commutation for ra- •
tions, $l2 144
For bounty 100
For grant of 160 acres of land (in pros
pect) valued say at 160
Total for the year ... $602
And supposing his average travel from
the place of enrollment to the place of
muster to be 200 miles he receives S5O (50
for each 20 miles and the same on his dis
charge; and in the cavalry service, $25 in
TRAITOR BRECKINRIDGE.—This gen
tleman has published a manifesto to
the people of Kentucky. It is dated
at Bowling Green, and he says it is
written at the first moment since his
expulsion from home that he could
place his feet on the soil of Kentucky.
In it lie resigns his seat as a member
of the Senate of the United States,
saying, "I exchange, with proud sat
isfaction, a term of six years in the
United States Senate for the musket
of a soldier."
For the Messenger
LETTER FROM THE ARMY.
CAMP PIERPONT, FAIRFAX CO., VA. 1
Sunday, Oct. 13, 18131. f
Dear ,S'ir :—You will see by the heading
of this letter, that we have moved from
our old "Camp Tenafly," and are now en
camped on the "Sacred Soil," four miles
beyond the "Chain Bridge"—already fa
mous for the part it has played ,in the
War. We struck our Tents at Tenafly on
Wednesday last, and about S o'clock at
night we moved out of our old Camp,
which had become to us quite a pleasant
home. Its high locality made it healthy
and gave us a nice "look-out" over the
hills and forests of the "Old Dominion."
Our leaving was an interesting sight, and
was done with a mingled feeling of regret
and exulting enthusiasm: of regret, be
cause the place had become endeared tous
by pleasing associations: of joyous enthu
siasm, because it would bring us nearer
the boasting Chivalry, who with arrogant
presumption, talk of wintering in Balti
more, Washington, and even the City of
"Brotherly Love"—where first was pro
claimed "W% are, and of right, ought to
be free and independent."
Shall it ever be said that Philadelphia,
in which, and around which, cluster so
many glorious memories, is become the
home and property of those, now seeking
to destroy the Government and the Institu
tions, which have made it what it is—one
of the finest Cities in the world? God for
bid that ever they shall set foot upon its
sacred streets, except they return to their
allegiance, and enter it as "one of us."—
But I have digressed. All the pretty ce
dars which had been gathered, and taste
fully arranged in our . streets, having be
come "sear and yellow," were brought to
gether in piles, and huge fires made of
them, lighting up the Camp, and revealing
to sight the hundreds of soldiers, and their
Upon the walls of the Fort were to be
seen the dark Nowning cannon, and the
lonely sentinel making his solitary rounds.
The sight itself and the associations con
nected with all that was going on, made an
Soon the words "Forward march" were
given, and with three cheers for our old
Camp we moved off hriiskly toward the
Arriving there, we found the entrance
guarded by "Ifungry-looking" Parrot
Cannon, and a sentinel, who allowed us to
Pass, with a word of cheer following us.
There were four regiments of us in line,
the 2nd, sth, Bth and I.st, and as each one
left the Bridge, and set foot upon Rebel
ground deafening cheers went up, awaking
the slumbering echoes among the hills of
Reaching the top of a hill just above
the Bridge, we could look away for miles
upon a country, rolling and nice: the
farms dotted here and there by fine houses
—once, doubtless happy homes, but now
tenantless and deserted. The "Horrors
of 'War" are already beginning to be seen
and felt here, ere the war has hardly be
gun. Upon either side of the way are to
be seen Camps of Soldiers, from Maine,
Vermont, Connecticut, Massachusetts and
We moved beyond the Bridge about two
miles when we halted and lay down by the
road side to rest. With overcoats and
blankets for covering, and our cartridge
box for a pillow, we slept comfortably
until about day-light, when we were arous
ed by the "Reveille:" We fell into line,
and marched on about one mile farther,
where we pitched our tents and proceeded
to make ourselves as comfortable as possi
ble. We are encamped along the Lees
burg Pike—Leesburg being however some
twenty miles distant. About three o'clock
on Friday morning our regiment was arous
ed to go on picket duty. We marched
about one mile from Camp, where one com
pany was posted in the road, while the oth
ers were deployed upon the right and left
of the road, those upon the right reaching
to the river, a distance of about one and
a half miles, while those upon the left ex
tended about the same distance, and con
nected with the pickets from the 43d New
York regiment. A short distance in front
of the _lnfantry pickets were stationed
mounted pickets. The day before our ar
rival our pickets were driven back within
two miles of the Chain Bridge, and it was
confidently expected we too, would be at
tacked, but the day and night wore away—
and we could not tell that there were any
snob persons as rebels, except by - the
blockade of timber they hianiade in'tke
road the day previous. **oral
left very precipitately—as the rooms were
carpeted, nicely furnished with sofas, fine
chairs; extensive library of books and a
piano—indeed everything,, w ja wealth
and refined taste could EioPA ne house
had been the iesidenct of a Comm°.
dore . .Jones, and' ad doalitless been a home
of ease and elegance.
Another had been the home of a Doctor
Ball. A great deal of furniture was re
mnining in the house and quite anamount
of drugs, medicines, large mirrors, &c.—
There were huge piles of letters, many of
which I glanced over, and was delighted
with the psrusal. They were perfect mod
els of elegant composition. I could not
help feeling sorry, as I thought of whata
happy home might have been there, and
which is now broken. up. From the title
of many of the books, from the papers
and letters which I saw, I think they were
a family of christians. Everything bore
the stamp of taste and refinement. Doubt
less many pleasant family associations
are connected with the place, yet the "hor
rors of war" have rude,lymbroken them
On Saturday about day-light our regi
ment was relieved by the 4th, and we re
turned to camp. While out on picket,
company II picked up a little darkey be
longing to Mrs. Jackson, whose son it was
that shot the gallant Ellsworth. The "lit
tle contraband"'was brought into General
McCall's quarters. Mrs. Jackson herself
(who lives close here) was to-day brought
in, and expressed her indignation at the
arrest, and hoped the rebels might come
off victorious. She was sent to the city
for a further . hearing. The "Rangers,"
while out on duty, managed to live well.—
They butchered no less than three "pork
ers," upon which they fared sumptuously
while out, and on their return to the camp
brought the remainder with them.
You may rest assured that the "Ran
gers" will make their mark whenever an
opportunity occurs. At every alarm they
turn out promptly, for which the Colonel
has complimented them frequently.
Yesterday about 3, P. M., a messenger
from the line of pickets came dashing into
Gen. Reynold's headquarters with word:that
rebel cavalry were in sight, only a short
distance ahead. Soon the Bth, sth, Ist and
2nd regiments, with the Ist cavalry, were
out in line of battle. A reconnoisance was
then made by Gene. McCall and Reynolds,
with their staffs, but they concluded noth
ing alarming was near, so we were march
ed back to our quarters. This morning
we were again called out before day-light,
and it was rumored were going to take a
battery, which the rebels had erected; about.
2 miles in advance.
'We stood to our arms about two hours,
when we were sent to our quarters—our
guns, however, remaining stacked. Sev
eral pieces of Artillery have moved on
ahead of us, and taken up positions com
manding a wide range of country. Near
ly the whole of the !rrand army is now on
this side of the Potomac, and we daily ex
pect to have skirmishes, if not general
engagements. Look out for sometAing soon.
With few exceptions our boys are well and
in the best of spirits. Estie, Pratt, Smith,
Parkinson, &c., are the best of soldiers—
as are many others I might mention.—
Every confidence is placed in our Captain
and Lieut. Kent as commanders. Lieut.
Lucas is much liked, but is not, of course,
so well calculated for a leader as are the
others. In regard to myself lam glad to
say 1 have now the position of Sergeant
Major of the regiment, a position of hon
or and trust. I am tented with the Col
onel, and have, seemingly, his entire con
fidence. I disliked to be detached from
the "Rangers," yet the Colonel insisted so
strongly, I had to accept the position. I
shall try to merit the confidence which is
now given me by doing my duties faith
fully. For the present I must close.
J. L. INtIFIRAM.
For the Messenger
CAIIP LAFAYETTE, UNIONTOWN, PA.,
October `29th, 1861.
EDITORS MESSENGER :—Many per
sons frequently enquire concerning
the names of the several companies
now in camp, the localities whence
they came, how they are officered,
and other like information, without
receiving any satisfactory anSwer.—
To reply, in part, to such inquiries as
these, is the object of the present let
ter. Being thus necessarily statisti
cal, it may not prove as entertaining
as some former ones, but may per
haps be more useful. The number of
companies now in camp is eleven, in
cluding the one which is yet quarter
ed in the town. Their names, offi
cers, and former places ofrendezvous,
are as follows, presenting them in
the order in which they entered the
service, so far as I can learn.
Capt. H. Z. LUDINGTON'S company,
tfte "Mountain Rifles," .. from Spring
field, Fayette Co.; Ist Lieut. B. SMURR;
2nd, S. R. BROWN ; Orderly Sergeant,
J. F. IMEL, 2nd do. Z. Snyder, 3d, J.
F. Campbell, 4th; sth, Col
ston Coughemour ; Ist Corporal,
2nd J. Colstock, 3d A Boyd,
4th H. C. Dean, sth E. S. Harbough,
6th D. F. Miller. 7th Sth
. Capt. R. WELTNER'S Com
pany, "Howell Fencibles," Ist. Lieut.
ANDREW STEWART Ist Orderly, E. B.
Johnson, 2nd J. M. Johnson, 3d C. C.
Kremer, 4th Lucius Banting,, sth H.
J. Mollestin; Ist. Corporal, J. S.
Hackney. Capt. J. C. WILKINSON'S
company, " Wilkinson's Zouaves,"
Brownsville, Pa.; Ist Lieut. J. R.
Beazel, 2nd Geo. J, Vangilder; Ord.,
D. H. Lancaster. Capt. if. J. VAN
KIRK'S "Union Guards," Washington
Co.; Ist. Lieut. W. W. Kerr, 2nd Jno.
Rowley; Ord., S. L. McHenry.—
Capt. W. W. ZELLAss'eprepany, "Ells
worth Cadets," Cannonsburg, Pa.;
Ist Lieut. R. P. nughes; Ord.,Gree.
IL Hooker, 2nd do Ju.littS kiniith - ,. 3d
J. C. -Dow* 4tk Adam
' arbiusi*. Capt. J. B. Taltamwsait's
company, Ist Lieut. Jas. liamiliton;
2nd, M. C. Black; Ord.,
son, Somerset county, Pa. Capt. A.
GUILER'S "Little Giants," Ist Lieut.,
E. Campbell; Ord., R. W. Dawson;
J. D. Moore; 3d, J. A. Demuth;
4th, HI J. Stevens; sth, G. W. Ram
age; Ist Corporal, A. F. Hutchinson;
2nd, R S. Lincoln; 3d, W. J. Craw
ford, 4th, H. H. Wiggins; sth, James
Peters; Uniontown,. Penn'a. Capt.
Hoax's company, "Lafayette Infant
ry," North Ten Mile, Washington
.4;ounty; Ist, Lieut. Rolla 0. Phillips;
2nd,J. E. Michener; Ord., Howard
Kerr. Capt. JOHN MORRIS' company,
"Ten Mile Greys," Rogersville, Pa.;
Ist Lieut., R. Sellers; 2nd, Jno. Rem
ley; Ord., L. M. Rogers; 2nd, Z. C.
Ragan; 3d, A. Wilkeson, 4th, 0. M.
Long, sth, J. Silveus; Ist Corporal,
E. Russell; 2nd, J. Norman; 3d, J.
Fordyce; 4th, B. Duval; sth, W.C. Leon
ard; 6th, M. P,lantz; 7th, R. Kinney;
Bth, Wm. Thomas. Capt. NICHOLAS
HAGER'S company, the "Waynesburg
Invineibles," Waynesburg, Pa.; Ist
Lieut., -----; 2nd, J. B. Lind
sey; Ord., J. W. Phelan. Capt. J.
M. ABRAMS' company, from Greens
boro' and Smithfield ; Ist Lieut.. Jas.
Hudson; 2nd. J. Minor Crawford;
'Ord., J. Gilmore.
Capt. GORDON'S company, in addi
tion to these, is expected to arrive in
a few days. making the 12th compa
ny for "Camp Lafayette." . When it
arrives, we shall take pleasure in com
municating to your readers its vari
ous officers so far as elected or ap
Comparative good prevails in
our company, and, indeed, in our
whole camp, scarcely a case of sick
ness occurring. Only two persons
are now in the hospital, and their dis
eases are of the lighter variety, from
which they are rapidly recoveritt.
Our company, yesterday moorning,
when out on parade, .11t the sugges
tion of our captain, gave three
hearty cheers for Messrs. W. A. Por
ter and Geo.•E. Minor, for the. keg of
butter and fine cheese sent us. and
three more for the benevolent ladies of
Waynesburg, for the blankets, quilts,
and coverlets, already received, and
for the box of socks which we are in
anticipation of receiving.
Last week a soldier was bucked and
gagged in this regiment for a misde
' meaner committed. This is the mili
tary way of disposing of offenders in
cases where lighter punishment will
not suffice. It seems barbarous, but
perhaps, with many characters, subor
dination can only be obtained in this
Lately NORTON McGIFFIN, of Wash
ington County, was elected Lieuten
ant-Colonel of the Regiment. His
election was received with vociferous
cheers all along the line of the bat
talion on parade.
_Had I room I might mention many
incidents of camp-life which would
tickle the humorously-inclined, but,
for the present, I must close.
Yours, Ste., J. J. P.
Resignation of Lieut. General
On Thursday the President receiv
ed a letter from Lieutenant General
Scott, stating in substance that nu
merous bodily infirmities, added to
, rief at the unnatural and unjust re
hellion of the South, has so rendered
him unfit for active and responsible
duty, that he is compelled to ask that
he be placed on the retired list. lie
adds that it is with deep regret that
he withdraws himself, in these mo
mentous times, f'rom the orders of a
President who has treated him with
distinguished kindness and courtesy;
whom he knows upon much personal
intercourse to be patriotic, without
sectional partialities or prejudices; to
be highly conscientious in the perfor
mance of every duty, and of unrivall
ed activity and perseverance.
A special Cabinet meeting was con
vened on Friday morning, to take
the subject into consideration. It
was decided that Gen. Scott's request,
under the circumstances of his ad
vanced age and infirmities, would
not be declined. Geu. McClellan
was thereupon, with the unanimous
agreement of the Cabinet, notified
that the command of the army
would devolve upon him. At four
o'clock in the afternoon the Cabinet
again waited upon the President, and
attended him to the residence of
Gen. Scott. On being seated, the
President read to the General an or
der granting the venerable General's
request, without any reduction in
his current pay, subsistence, or allow
ances, and adding the deep sense of,
gratitude which the Cabinet and the
whole nation felt for his long and in
valuable services,and for his unwa
vering devotion to the Constitution,
the Union and the flag.
General Scott then arose and made
some brief and feeling remarks,
thanking the Government for its gen
erous kindness, and expressing his
utmost confidence in the loyalty and
fidelity of the Administration. The I
President than took leave of Gen. I
Scott, giving him his hand, and say- J
ing that he hoped soon to write him
a private letter, expressive of his
gratitude and affection, and addin ,,
that pro Vision should be made for ;
the General's Staff, according to the
General's wishes. Each member of
the administration then gave his
baud to the veteran and retired in
profound silence. The Secretary of
the Treasury and Secretary of War
will accompany Gen. Scott to N. Y.
XTOTICE is hereby given to all whom it may concern,
that the undersigned Executors, Administrators
and Guardians, have ordeted their several accounts to
be published for settlement, at December Term, 1861,
and that said accounts will be died according to law,
and presented to the Orphans' Court for the county of
Greene, State of l'ennsylvania, at said Term, on Wed
nesday, the 18th day of December, at 2 o'clock, P M.,
for confirmation and allowance.
The account of Isaac F. Randolph, guardian of
Levi Norris, a minor child of Thomas
The account of David U. Main, administrator
of John Kughn, dec'd
The final account of H. J. Davis and Eli Titus,
executors of the kw will and testament of
Pleasant Myers, doc'd.
K. B. Plaid almomme must be op Ms thirty . days pre
ceding the sitting of said mart.
; MlA** 1211 PIA, Ilegbaer.
\ Nov. 6, 1861.
isrq any U. S. Goirornment. Prentice
thinks ;his* of Ailora ita loork-Uflyelte
think there ie.
On Thursday, the 31st nat., by the Rev.
C. Tilton, Mr. A. J. Swart, of Washing
ton Co. Pa.,
to Miss Misr J. GREENLEE, of
Greene Co. Pa.
On Monday the 21st nit. by Rev. C. Til
ton, Mr. LEVI TAYLOR, to Miss ELISABETH
SMITH, both of Morgan township, Greene
On the 31st, of Oct. 1861, by Rev. R. H.
Sutton, Mr. JOSIAH" INCFisea, to Miss
SARAII, daughter of John T. Hook, all of
Greene Co. Pa.
A liberal supply of cake was received
with the above notice, for which the hap
py couple have the sincere well wishes of
On Saturday, October 19th, 1861, by the
Rev. Barnet Whitlateh, Mr. Wm. Woon-
RUFF, late of California, and Miss Er.NLt A.
BELL, of Ruff's Creek, Greene Co., Pa.
The happy couple have our thanks for
generously remembering the printers.
HO S DINKA LODGE N 0.55 8, LO. olf O.F.
• . "
w li "e r r f ' 4rn'sll ll o"r site
the Court House, 4„tyeveni.eacl
week, at 7,1 o'clock. OFFICERS:
DA VI D 8.0 Cll A NAN ,P. G. H . 7
6. MAT 1, 14. G G
.1. F. TEMPLE, Sec'y.
B. F. HERRINGTON, Treas.
W. A. Forces, Chaplain.
NEW FALL & WINTER GOODS,
Beauty, Fashion and Cheapness Combined.
ILI AS just received from the Eastern Cities a large
1.l stuck of seasonable goods, among which may be
Muslin Delain es,
Cloths and Cassimeres,
Fresh Family Groceries,
Fish, Bait, Hardware,
Qneensware, Eats and Caps,
Boots and Shoes, dit.c.,
Together with a variety of NOTIONS. Customers and
the public generally are invited to tall and examine his
assortment of Goods. Sold cheap for cash, or country
produce. GEORGE 110SKINSON.
Waynesburg, Nov 6, 1861.
I , ON TO RICHMOND S '4
BUT BUY YOUR
C, Ma CO THIN C -
BEFORE YOU START.
AT the Clothing Emporium. opposite the Court
House, has just returned from the East with a
large and elegant assortment of Clothing for
MEN AND BOYS' WEAR,
Which way bought 011 very favorable terms, and will
be sold at EXCEEDINGLY LOW PRICES FOR
CASH. Call and look at his stock. which embraces
Dress Coats, Over Coats, Vests and Pants
Of all styles and at all prices.
watts arta. Capers;
And indeed everything in the Clothing and Furnish
ing line. Cloths, Casolmeres. &e., also kept on hand,
and Garments of all kinds made to order on short no
tice Nov. 6, VC.
FRUIT AND ORNAMENTAL TREES.
undersigned will oiler for sale, in Waynes.
burg, on Wednesday, N0v.13 th, 1861,
a large and splendid stock of
FRUIT AND EVER—GREEN TREES.
All persons wishing anything in out line are respect
fully invited to gjve us a call, as we intend to sell at
low rates. All persons will have the opportunity of
seeing for themselves before purchasing, and we in
sure perfect satisfaction to all who buy.
N. F. MURRAY & BRO.,
VALLEY GROVII NURSERY, Ohio Co., Va.
Nov. 6, 1861.
AMBROTYPE AND PHOTOGRAPH
Guyers' Building, Up Stairs,
rIICTURES taken in all kinds of weather. TERMS
Waynesburg, Oct. 30th, 1861.
IWILL hold a County Teacher's Institute in
Waynesluirg, on Saturday, Nov. 9th, '6l.
Teachers will lie present at one o'clock, P. M. precise
ly. JOHN A. CORDON,
Nov. 6, 1861. County 16up't.
Institute and Examination.
I li TEACHER'S INSTITUTE and EXAMINATION
will be held in Jacksonville, in Richhiil town
ship, on the 7th. Bth and 9tn insts. Prof. A. M. ROSS,
of Creene Academy, will attend the examination.
JOHN A. GORDON,
Nov. 6, 1861. County Sun't.
GREENE COUNTY, ss
I N the Orphan's Court of said county, of March
term, Inal, No. 1.
In the matter of the partition of the real estate of
Thomas Lucas, Sr., late of Cumberland township, ue
And now, to-wits September 18th, 1861, Sheriff
Wright makes return of Inquisition; sante day Inquisi
tion confirmed by the courts.
®And now, to-wit: September 24th, 1861, the
court grant a rule upon the heirs and legal
representatives of the said deceased to appear
on the fin t day of next term, to accept or refuse the
said real estate, at the valuation or bid for the same, or
show cause why the same shall not be sold, and to pay
the costs of the partition. &e.
And also-direct service to be made on the heirs resid
ing out of the county, by publication in the Waynes
burg "Messenger” four week.. the Ise; publication to
be 15 days before the return of thi , rule.
By the Court, D. A. WORLFS,
Clerk's Odice, Oct. 30, 1861-4 t.
BY virtue of an order of the Orphans' Court of
Greene County, the undersigned will sell at public
out-cry, on the premises, on Tuesday, Blowout—
ber 26th, 1661, all the interest and estate of JOll
THOMAS RIDGW 9.Y, a minor child of William
a , ,d Sarah Ridgway. in the following described tract of
land, viz: A tract of laud situated in Washington
township, Greene county, adjoining bands of Jacob
Johns, Asa Mitchell and others, containing
4.c0 CI , gor e ,
more nr less, and known as the Cowen Farm.
TERMS or B•La.—The money to be paid on the con
firmation of the sale. JOHN C. RIDGW•Y,
Oct 23. 1861. Guardian.
Oats 1 Oats:l Oals 1I 1
2,000 BUSHELS OF OATS wanted. All those
knowing ihemselves indebted to the firm
of BRADLEY & WEBB are hereby notified that they
will receive Oats and Wheat, at market prices, for debts
due them, if delivered inside two weeks, and if not,
they will please bring us the one thing needful, as we
must keep up our stock and cannot do it without money.
Oct. 30, 1861. BRADLEY & WEBB.
LETTERS testamentary upon the estate of JACOB
LANTZ, late of Greene township, dec'd, having
been granted to the undersigned, they hereby request
all persons indebted to said estate to make immediate
payment, and those having claims against the name to
present them duly authenticated for settlement.
Oct. 30, 1901-fit.•
y ETTERS testamentary upon the estate of JOHN
la JAMISON, decemed, late 01 Cumberland town
ship, having been granted the undersigned, they hereby
request all persons indebted to said estate to make im
mediate payment, an 4 those having claims against the
same to present them duly authenticated for settlement.
Oct. 30, 18616 t
NEW BOOT AND SHOE SHOP
CHEAPER THAN THE CHEAPEST!
T. W. THOMPSQN
'ETAS just opened a new Boot and Shoe Shop in the
1.1.. Booing formerly oecepied Wy Wtt. Stain, oppo
site the new Hotel, in Wayne& and is psepared to
make to order BOOTS 1:14D BisO$B:•of every de
scription at -snow notice, and at the lowest possible
prices. Waynesburg, Ont. 11.2,; 1861-dis•
jap.r virou,theil in in inniffia of aro diekilimut ua st
D Wend ip thia lantwill and natathentof
0. NEEL, Inn of Ciuntiedaug untruth* decesimad,.
and an Greer and deem at the Orpbane 'Conn of
Greene county, there Will be exposed tog= tale, on
baurthillimgr , grow. Amu,
the premises, as T
a tract of leM situate in Cumberland tairnithdp gots
amid, adjoining land, of John I. !Wingate', .thie.ow,
binof Thumb Astrinsann, deceased, Mei lit Wth.
Cloud, dinathed, and others, containing
More of Wu; about Ma acres of whiph are added' lad
Las thereat inereda
Brick Bonerry .ters ~ire ideal.
A Frame Barn, Two Tartest Houses, ke: Said Mad IN
well watered and timbered, add abeinds In good MOM
Coal, Limestone, Ice. This property is very desirable
on account of its location befog kinds odd [flint
Monongahela river, and well sdikted to ei th er
or farming purposes. It will be Mild th gag
parcels, re salt purchasers. Terms made kale** ddi
day of.sale. JAMES NEEL,
Oot. 16, 1861:31
DUNN & DOWNEY,
At the Waynesburg Foundry, en Greene sineeti
keep constantly on hand Cooking and Parlor Stovall.
Grates, Plough Castings, and Castings of all kind..
Sent. I I, 1861-Iy.
No. 260 Liberty street,
Nearly opposite Hand, PITTABURGif, PA
Oct. 9, IStilay.
Fifth Avenue Exchange,
DAN, BARNARD, Proprietor,
N 0.72 FIFTH STREET, PITTBBURGH, PENN'A.,
HAVING had many years experience
in the business, he is prepared to
supply the best the market affords. His
Bar will be furnished at all times with the
best Wines, Liquors, and Ales; and refreshments will
be furnished at all times, day and night, Sundays ex
Thankful for past favors, he respectfully solicits a
continuance of the same, and assures fits old custom
ers. and the public generally, that no pains or expense
wilt he sinned which may tend to contribute to the
comfort, convenience, and satisfaction of his guests.
ATTRACTIVE DRY GOODS!!!
0. HANSON LOVE,
NO. 74 MA RKET STREET.
AR just received aI~ la i rz a a j e n s e o . rtment or
Magnificent Silk Robes,
Rich Silk Robes, Very Cheap.
Handsome Black and Fancy Dress Silks,
Stella and other Shawls,
Needle Work, Collars and
Bets very eheap.
Toweling bets less than hair price,
Canton and Wool Flannels, all colors,
Bleached and Unbleached Shirting and Sheeting.
and Mitts of all kinds selling very
low for cash.
Z.:ct. 9, 1861:6m
CHESAPEAKE BAY OYSTERS.
AT THE CORNUCOPIA,
NO. 40 FIFTH STREET,
'TILL be receiving daily. throughout
the season, fresh CHESAPEAKE r
BAY OYSTERS. FISH. GAME, &c, i, 4 1 0
which he will furnish at lowest market
rates to Hotels, Restaurants and private families.—
Oysters by the single Can or less.
Oct. 9, &Wilily.
NEW FALL GOODS.
Ci et. Ns la. _l3 ex. e, a- es
NOW offers for sale, at the very lowest market Limy
to wholesale and retail buyers, a very large. ma 4
well selected stock of
DRESS TRIMMINGS, EMBROIDERIES.
RIBBED WOOLEN 111110SIERY . ,
BOSTON HOSIERY,U NDERSIIIRTS & DRA W BR',
Re. ITTING MATERIALS OF ALL KINDS.
BONNETS, HATS, RIBBONS. FLOWERS,
VELVETS. SILKS, PLUMES,
TARLETONS, BOMBAZINES, ENGLISH GRAPES.
BLACK ANL/ WHITE SILK LACE,
A FULL LINE OF MILLINERY'GOODS;
HOOP SKIRTS AND CORSETS,
SKIRT BRAIDS, TAPES,COMBS, PIN S,
and all kinds of
NOTIONS AND FANCY GOODS.
This notice is especially intended for Country Mer
chants and Winer, who visit the city for the perpere
of buying goods.
HORN E'S TRIMMING STORE,
NO. 77 MARKET STREET,
Oct. 9,1861.2 m
G. P. WERTZ,
First Premium and Excelsior
VIIITIII lUD IIC?Ola,
NO. Tl, CORNER THIRD AND MARKET @T.,
WAIKROOM ON FIRST FLOOR.
rilitOSE wishing to turnish their houses with Val.—
tiara Blinds of the
MOST EXQUISITE AND ELABORATE FINNIC
Will find it to their interest to give me a call before
purchasing elsewhere. My work is got up by the best
mechanics. Every attention is paid to the wants of
ALL WORK WARRANTED!
OLD BLINDS REPAIRED NEATLY, or remodeled, if
desired, to appear the sante an new, of the LATEST
STYLE, without extortion.
Those having Dwellings, Churches or Publie Build•
ings to furnish with
Blinds az Revolving or Stationary Shutters.
Would save money by giving me a call, Corner of
Third and Market street.
Oct 9, IASI:1y
A V. SCOTT W. H. STUROEON. N. U. WALKS*,
SCOTT. STURGEON & CO.,
Importers and Jobber, in
FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC
-IPALIVC7Ir 431 - 1104:2031=0/1i,
And manufacturers of all kinds of
Looking Glasses and Children's Coaches,
NO. 62 WOOD STREET, CORNER FOURTH,
Oct. fe,lB6l:ly. PITTSBURGH, PA.
H. D. BRECHT & BRO.,
PORTRAIT AND PICTURE FRAKZa,
Gilt and Imitation Rosewood Mouldings.
French Plate and Window Glass,
128 SMITHFIELD STREET,
TIEMLER'S BLOCK, between Fifth and Sixth,
If Pittsburgh, Pa. City Glass at geanufeeverer'e
Prices. Particular attention given to repairing Paint
ings, Reguilding Frames and business cards framed at
wholesale price. Oct. 9, 11361:1y.
M. RUSH, Proprietor,
o. 397 Liberty St., near Pa. R. R. Depot,
rVHIS house has been lately enlarged, refilled and
1 re furnished, and is now in the best of order for
the accommodation of boarders and travelers. The
BEST OF OYSTERS RECEIVED DAILY,
Sold wholesale and metal, or served up in every style.
The delicacies of the medium always on band, together
with superior brands of Liquors, &e.
Oct. 9, 1861:1y.
Steam Cracker and Bread Bakery.
W. C. MACKEY.
a MIL AL a MC .711 rt. ES ,
AND FAMILY BREAD & CAKES,
No. 44 Smithfield at.. near Third,
Oct 9, 1861:1y. PITTSBURGH, PA.
DR. CALVIN KING,
siverrO.FlE" no wt nrrunaum, PA.
. in all ways. 110*
aw d. ra te prim*. awl allol4Natioa
GEORGE P. WERTZ