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DR. W. Id. CREIGH,
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lks..llLain street, a few doors easter the Bank.
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Opposite the Court House, keep always on hand a
law stock or Seasonable Dry Goods, Groceries, Boots
sad Shoes, and Notions generally.
Sept 11, 1861—ly.
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Hardware, Queensware, Stoneware, Looking Glasses,
iron and Nails, Boots and Shoes, Hats and Caps,
Main street., one door east of the Old Bank.
Ilept. 11, 1861-Iy.
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ears and notions, one door west of the Adams House,
Main street. Sept. 11, 1861-Iy.
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Ins Green House. Main street.
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morel, latikete, Hats and Cape, &c., Main strtet, op.
Ste Court House. Sept. 11. 1861-Iy.
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- Mader In Men and Boy's Clothing. Gentlemen's Fur
bishing Goods, Boots and Shoes, Ham and Caps, Old
Sank Building, Main street. Sept. 11, 1861-4 m
200 p. • b,,
J. D. COSGRAY,
Soot sad Shoo maker, Main street, nearly (swains!
Os "Farmer's and Drover's Bank." Every style of
Boots and Shoes constantly on hand or made to order.
J. B. RICKEY,
"soot and Shoe maker, Sayer's Corner, Main street.
Moots and Shoes of every variety always on hand or
mans to order on short notice.
Sept. It. 1861-Iy. •
poem in Gmceries and Confectioneries, Nations,
Mordieinsi, Perfumeries, Liverpool Ware, ke., Glass of
all aims, and Gilt Moulding and Looking Glass Plate&
all'Cash paid for good eating Apples.
NO. 11, 1861-Iy.
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k, HAWN *
BY RICHARD S. WILLIS.
Anthem of liberty,
Solemn and grand,
Wake in thy loftiness,
Sweep through the land!
Light in each breast anew
Pledge the old flag again—
Flag of our sires !
Fling all thy folds abroad,
Banner of light
Wave, wave forever,
Flag of our might !
God for our Banner,
Freedom and Right !
Amen ! Amen I
Spirit of Unity,
Come in thy kindliness,
All hearts intwine !
Prove to our enemies
Ever a rock,
And to each traitor-scheme
Wake the old banner word I
Shout it amain.
Union forever !
Once and again !
Union forever !
God it maintain !
Amen! Amen I
Shades of our forefathers,
Pass through the land,
Clothed in full majesty,
Terrible, grand !
Fright from their lurking plaeo,
Treason and wrong,
Wake the old loyalty,
Earnest and strong !
This for our panoply,
What can befall I
Steadfast and loyal,
Naught can appall !
Thus to be loyal
God help us all!
Come, kindly trinity,
Noblest and best,
"Faith, Hope, and Charity,"
Rule in each breast !
Faith in our Father land,
Hope in our Lord,
Charity, still, to all
Blindly who're err'd !
Cod save the Government 1
Long it defend !
Thine is the Kingdom,
Father and Friend !
Thine be the glory,
World without end !
Amen ! Amen !
grrint 3; igreitarig.
Disposition of Gen. Soott's Staff.
Gen. Scott's late staff have been
thus provided for : Col. Collum to
be attached to Gen. Halleck's Staff,
with the rank of Brigadier-General.
Col. Van Rensselaer to be Inspector
General, in place of Col. Scott, lately
retired. Col. Hamilton has been in
vited to a position on McClellan's
Staff. He has a prior invitation
from Major General Butler, He has.
not yet determined which he will ac
cept, but it is probable he will deter
mine in favor of the position tendered
him by General McClellan. Major
Wright will join his regiment, and
enter upon active service in the field.
General McClellan hail issued an or
der that the passes given by General
Scott shall be honored hereafter until
further orders, the same as before Lis
A Aebel Fight.
A fight occurred in Beauregard's army
the other day, between the Border Guards
and the Wise Artillery, when a number
were wounded, including Captain John Q.
A. Nandenbush, of the Berkely Guards,
and Captain E. G. Albertis, of the Wise
Artillery. The fracas arose in conse
quence of a woman named Belle Boyd, re
fusing to sell a bottle of whisky to a sol
dier. She demanded two dollars for a
pint bottle ; soldier offered one ; Mrs.
Boyd refused to sell ; soldier seized bottle ;
woman drew knife ; soldier did the same ;
Wise Artillery interfered in behalf of
woman, and Border Guards Artillery for
soldier. It was a fierce conflict, and was
only ended by the interference of general
officers. Twenty or thirty were badly
The Intervention Against Mexico.
It is stated that the combined fleet of
England, France and Spain, against Mexi
co, will carry 2000 guns, Spain alone con
tributing 600. Mexico, one of the weak
est powers in existence, must feel a deep
debt of gratitude for the manifest interest
taken by these three nations in her gov
ernment. Itis not acquisition of territory,
but restoration of order which induces
them to send an armed pollee of this kind
to her chief ports.
Dubow of hisonea.
The exchange of prisoners is likely to
be accomplished on satisfactory condi
tions: The Government is now engaged
WAYNESBURG, GREENE COUNTY, PA., WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 1861.
Anecdotes of Stephen Girard.
A paper read by Dr. W. M. Cornell, at
the last meeting of the New England H is
toric-Genealog ical Society, in Boston, gave
the following interesting anecdotes of
Stephen Girard :
Stephen Girard was the sole judge of
his beneficence. If rightly approached,
he would give largely; but if dictated to
or treated rudely he would not give at all.
Sam'l Coates, one of the old Friends, knew
how to manage Girard, while many who
sought aid from him were unsuccessful.—
Mr. Coates was one of the managers of
the "Pennsylvania Hospital," which was
then much in want of funds. He under
took to get a donation from Mr. Girard,
and meeting him in the street, stated his
object. Mr. Girard asked him to come to
him the next morning. Mr. Coates called,
and found Girard at breakfast. He asked
him to take some, which Mr. Coates did.
After breakfast, Mr. Coates, said. "Well,
Mr. Girard, we will proceed to business."
"Well what have you come for, Samuel?"
said Mr. Girard. "Just what thee pleases,
Stephen," replied Mr. Coates. Girard drew
a check for $2,000, which Mr. Coates put
in his pocket without looking at it.—
"What 1 you don't look at the check I
gave OW" said Mr. Girard. "No, beg
gars must not be choosers, Stephen," said
Mr. Coates. "Hand me back again the
check I gave you," demanded Girard.—
"No, no, Stephen—a bird in the hand is
worth two in the bush," said Mr. Coates.
"I declare!" said Girard, "you have got
me on the footing." He then drew
a check for $5,000, and presented it to Mr.
Coates, observing, "Will you now look at
it?" "Well, to please thee, Stephen, I
will," said Mr. Coates. "Now give me
back the first check," demanded Mr. Gi
rard—which was accordingly done.
The Rev. Dr. Stoughton, an eminent
Baptist minister of Philadelphia, did not
understand Mr. Girard so well as Mr.
Coates did. When they were about build
ing their meeting-house in Sansom street,
Dr. Stoughton called on Mr. Girard for
.received him, as he usually
did beggars, coolly but. courteously, and
gave him a check for $5OO. Dr. Stough
ton received it with a low bow; but, upon
examining it, expressed his astonishment,
adding, "only $5OOl Surely you will not
give us less than $1,000." "Let me
see the check, Mr. Stoughton," said Gi
rard, "perhaps I have made one mistake."
The Doctor returned the check. With the
utmost sang froid Girard' tore it into frag
ments, observing, "Well, Mr. Stoughton,
if you will not hare what I give, I will
give nothing." The Doctor left him ex
The Methodists wished to build a church
in Tenth street, just north of Chestnut.—
Thomas Haskins, a merchant, and b
neighbor of Girard, called on him, and
urged his suit for aid in very modest
terms. Girard replied, approve of
your object," r.nd presented him a check
for $5OO. The Methodist Society failed,
and the house was bought by the Epi%o
palians, who wished to alter it into the
splendid Gothic house, now called St.
Stephen's church. A committee waited
upon Mr. Girard, told him their plan, and
asked his aid. He gave them a check for
$5OO. They were disappointed, and said :
"Why you gave the Methodists $3OO for
their little church, and we are going to
build a more splendid edifice, and bluely
you will give us something comporting
with the grandeur of our design. Havc
you not omitted a cipher?" They return
ed the check, asking him to make it
$5,000. Girard tore it iu pieces, and a&
ed: "I will not give you one cent. You
society is rich—the Methodists are poor.
You remind me of the rich man in the
gospel. He would pull down and build
greater. Profit by his fete, gentlemen. I
have nothing to give for your splendid
An old Quaker related to me the follow
ing: L. man who had just set up in th -
hardware business, and who had been
clerk where Girard had traded, applied t.
him for a share of his patronage. Girard
bought of him, and when he brought in
the bill, found fault, and marked down the
prices. "Casks of nails,"aaid he, "which
I was offered so and so, you have charged
so and so, and you must take it off." "I
can't do it," said the young merchant.—
"You moat do it." said Girard. "I can
not and will not," said the merchant.—
Girard bolted out of the door, apparently
in a rage, but soon after sent a check for
the whole bill. The young man began to
relent, and say to himself, "perhaps he
was offered them at that price. But it ie
all over now; I am sorry I did not reduce
the bill, and get it out of him on some
thing else. His trade would have been
worth a great deal to me." By and by
Girard came again and gave him another
job. The young man was very courteous,
and said, "I was almost sorry I did not re
duce your former bill." "Reduce a bill!"
said Girard, "had you done it, I would
never have traded with you again. I
meant to see if you had cheated mi.":
, :ft , h(0141014.04
The Boot-Black : A Story for Boys.
About a hundred years ago, there lived in
the city of Oxford, England, a boy whose
name was George. He was very poor, so
much so that he was compelled to clean
the boots of the students at the University
to obtain money with which to buy the
necessaries of life. His countenance was
of no ordinary appearance. His eye was
keen and piercing ; his forehead noble and
lofty ; and every feature of his face was
perfectly developed. By his easy and po
lite manners, his obliging disposition, and
his warm and generous nature, he soon
won the confidence and esteem of many .
those upon whom he waited. The poverty
of clothing served better to show the rich
ness of a mind, which needed only cultiva
tion to make it one of the brightest in tl
whole country. The students of the Uni
versity, seeing such noble qualities in the
lowly and humble boot-black, determined
to educate him ; and many of them devoted
no little share of time to that purpose. They
found him ready, willing, and studious.—
He lost not a moment of his precious time;
but applied himself dilligently, persever
ingly, to his studies, and soon became an
equal,- if not a superior to some of his i;
His advance in merit was very rapid ;
great Virat? it, that numbers were unable to
recognize in the gifted and talented your
man the once, poor and needy boot-blac
About this time there was a great Chan;
in the religion of England. There art
a sect, which from the peculiar habits
its members, their strict observance of tl
Sabbath, their faithful reading of God',
word, their frequent and stated engage
merits is prayer, was called Methodist.—
W ith this party George immediately con
nected himself, and soon became one of
the ablest and most consistent members.-
1 no youths who once sought his company,
now treated him with sneering contempt.
Those wLo once considered him a young
man of extraordinary abilities, then
thought him a reckless fanatic, arid avoid
ed his no,'ety es, they did that of a worth
less drunkard. All this did not wove him.
He was as firm as r. rock. Nothing could
change Lim. Like Moses, he preferred a
life of Christian consistency to the enjoy
ment of sin for a season. His unchang
ing conduct won for him many %Lim and
ardent admirete, r.nd numbers who form
erly branded him as a fanatic became his
best friends. I have not time, children,
to say more concerning the character of
this interesting young man. It will be
sufficient to add, that he soon became one
the most pious and talented preachers in
England, and such numbers flocked to hear
him that the largest house in London could
not contain them.
Ile preached in the open fields to thous
ands upon thousands; and the great
amount of good which he did, eternity
shall tell. Dear boys, do not mina the
sneers of your companions. Do your - duty,
let the consequences be what they may.—
Be industrious, energetic. Don't mind
difficulties. They only make your arm
stronger, your heart braver. If this poor
bOy could arise from the lowly position of
a boot-black to that of one of the most
pious and eloquent preachers England
ever produced, cannot you go and "do
likeK lee 1" You have no idea what you
can do till you try. Energy, combined
ith earnest prayer, will accomplish the
most difficult task.
Boys, would yon like to know the name
of the boy who blacked the boots of the
students at Oxford University? It is
GEOILGE WHITErIELD.— Christian Treasury.
"Do you see this lock of hair ?" said an
odd man to me.
'''"Yes ; but what of it.? It is I suppose,
the curl from the head of a dear child long
since gone to God."
"It is not. It is a lock of my own hair;
and it is now nearly seventy years since it
was cut from this head."
"But why do you prize a lock of your
hair so much 7"
"It has a story belonging to it, and a
strange one. • I keep it thus with care be
cause it speaks to me more of God and of
his special care than anything else 1 pos
"I was a little child of four years old,
with long, curly locks, which, in sun, or
rain, or wind, hung down my cheeks un
covered. One day my father went into
the woods to cut up a log, and I went with
him. I was standing a little way be
hiod.hisa, .or mother at his side, watching
with interest Oro strokes of the heavy axe,
as 4t went up , and came down upon the
wood, seliiNldbiroff splinters with every
stroke, in all directions. Some of the
inters fell at my feet, and I eagerly
stooped to pick 'them up. In doing so I
:tumbled forward, and in a moment my
urly head lay upon the log. I had fallen
lust at the moment the axe was coming
down with all its force. It was too late to
stop the blow. Down came the axe. I
screamed, and my father fell to the ground
in terror. He could not stay the stroke,
and the blindness which the sudden
horror caused, he thought he had killed
his boy. We soon recovered. I from my
fright, and he from his terror. He caught
me in his arms and looked at me from
head to foot, to find out the deadly wound
which he was sure he had inflicted. Not
a drop of blood nor a scar was to be seen.
He knelt upon the grass and gave thanks
to a gracious God. Having done so, he
took up the axe and found a few hairs
upon its edge. He turned to the log he
had been splitting, and there was a single
url of his boy's hair, sharply cut through
nd laid upon the wood. How great the
pet It was as if an angel had turned
.ide the edge at the moment when it was
tending on my head. With renewed
hanks upon his lips he took up the curl,
nd went home with me In his arms.
"That lock he kept all Me days, as a
memorial of God's oars and love. That
IQek he left me on his death-bed."
iirAtcording to /idol Oehiltroo, of
eats, the rebel army tare been much
overrated in the Worth. la it .
which he delivered, ,reeent . ty ifore,...
an Axe--A True Inoi-
Ball's Bluff Prisoners at Richmond--thei How Springfield was Held after the Marge.
Reception by the Crowd. The retention of Springfield on
From an interesting article in the I Friday night, and on Saturday after
ichmond Dispatch of the 25th, we the battle of Major Zagoni, by Cor
iote as follows : The announcement poral G. W. Sloan, of the body Guard,,
the newspapers yesterday morn- and a little handful of men, is an
,g that a large number of Federal amusing instance of what one deter-
Isoners, captured in the battle at mined and plucky spirit can accom
tesburg, would arrive some time plish. Corporal Sloan had lingered
[ring the day, excited the curiosity on the battle field to attend to the
' our inhabitants, and by nine o'clock • wants of several of the wounded, and-
considerable crowd assembled at upon arriving in town, discovered,
ie Central depot with a determina- that his comrades had all left. Va,r-,
(on to wait for the cars no matter I ious of the scattered Guard came in,
tat time they come in. Shortly be- making in all eighteen of them, who
'e half past ten o'clock the dismal composed the entire garrison of the
histle announced the arrival of the place. Corporal Sloan called a conn
•ain, which soon made its appear- cil of war, and it was unanimously
ice, and it was with the greatest decided that they would stand by
ifficulty that the sentinels were ena- one another and their wounded and
led to keep the impatient throng suffering comrades to the last.—
.om trespassing upon the reserved They loaded all their weapons and
(rrritory. Files of soldiers extend- prepared for the worst. At first
• down Broad street for some die- they established a picket guard, but:
,nee, leaving an avenue between for the corporal, upon due reflection,
Le prisoners to pass through. The ' concluded that, with their small
•ain consisted of several burden ears, force, this was hardly a proper
the doors of which armed Confed- itary operation, and recalled them all
•ate soldiers were stationed as cue, to the hospital. As may be suppos- 7
idians of the "foreign element" ed the night was rather an anxious
ithin. one for all hands. Even the wound-
Some time elapsed before the pub- ed had their arms loaded, and were
generally was permitted to see ' prepared to take an active part in
prisoners, and the latter mean- , any engagement which might take
ile were treftted to a few buckets ' place. It was known that at least
water, which seemed to be quite 2,000 rebels were in the immediate
eptable. The arrangements be- vicinity, and it was thought that
at length completed, the first they could hardly fail to return.--
tachment of prisoners, composed That they did not, is one of the
twenty-two commissioned officers, strangest circumstances of the af
ised through the lines. These fair.
lers are generally men of fine In the course of - the evening two
Jearance, and as they passed along men came in from the rebel army,
the presence of the crowd, they bearing a flag of truce, desiring per
tmed to regard their situation as mission to bury their dead and at
thing but agreeable. The re- tend to their wounded. Corporal
fling prisoners, non-commissioned ' Sloan received them gravely, and as
lore and privates, were then cured them he would acquaint Gen
thed out in detachments, and eral Sigel (who was then fully thirty
med on Broad street between files miles distant) with their errand and
soldiers. inform them of his reply. In the
The whole number of captured i course of a few moments the Corpo.
akees was 525, viz : 22 commis-' ral returned from General Sigel, and
ted officers, 149 from the Fifteenth informed them they could have the
isachusetts regiment; 93 from the privilege.
Ay-Second New York; 184 from ; On Saturday the Home Guards of
t First California; 72 and 1 negro the place rallied, and the garrison
lm the Twentieth Massachusetts; 1 was increased to twenty-six. They
im the Fortieth New York; 1 from then indulged in pickets—the force
.Pennsylvania Cavalry, and 1 from inside of the city, after the pickets
Third Rhode Island battalion.— had all been established being Two!
ley were very well dressed, and Major White, having by this time
aany of them wore comfortable over- been rescued, now assumed the corn
coats.• Some few had lost their hats, ' mand of the place, and by similar
and some were bare-footed, having cunning expedients, managed to keep
pulled off their shoes to swim the Po- up the appearance of leaving an over.,
tomac during the panic, and were whelming federal force quartered in
rescued from watery graves by our the town. On Saturday night, late,
advanced forces. I Col. Carr arrived, and put many sax-
The juveniles among the crowd in- ious hearts at rest. On Sunday
dulged in some derisive remarks, and Sigel's division arrived, in good ear
a portion of the prisoners displayed nest, and Springfield was really ours.
considerable impudence. One fellow ;
said that their turn would come by '
and by,sand that Lincoln and Scott
would both Ins in Richmond before a
great while. Another remarked to a
bystander that they had to hunt for
the Southern soldiers to make them
fight, and the bystander reckoned
that they fOught pretty well when
they were found. The negro prison
er was an object of no little curiosity,
and he seemed quite uneasy. He
says his name is Lewis A. Bell, and
that he was free in the District of
Columbia; but some of our citizens
thought they had seen him before,
and it is very probable that he is
what the Yankees term a " contra
The guard, commanded by Capt.
O'Neil, of Georgia, formed a square,
and, with the captives in the centre,
marched down Broad to 19th, thence
to Main, and down Main to 25th
street, followed by an immense mul
titude of persons. After some little
delay, the prisoners were marched
into Mayo's factory corner of 25th
and Cary streets, where they will
have ample opportunity for reflect
ing upon the uncertainties of war.—
The occupants of another prison in
the neighborhood crowded the win
dows to get a view of this large rein
forcement, but the spectacle did not
seem to afford them much gratifica
The special train in the morning I
brought information that another lot
of the Leesburg prisoners were be
hind, and preparations were accord
ingly made to receive them. The
mail train arrived at a quarter past
four o'clock, with three cars full of
Yankees, numbering 132, 2 of whom ;
were commissioned officers—Capt.;
G. W. Rockwood, of the 15th Massa-1
chusetts, and Lieut. Charles M'Pher
son, of the Tammany Regiment, of
New York. The crowd about the
depot conversed freely with the
prisoners, but no rudeness was ex
hibited towards them. They were
very soon marched off to the factory
to join their comrades in captivity.
There has been about thirty-four
bodies in all of soldiers who met their
death at the battle of Ball's Bluff, picked
up is the Potomac between the Chain
Bridge, three miles West of Georgetown,
and Fort Waskingtoa, a few miles below
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NEW SERIES.--VOL. 3, NO. 24.
Anecdote of Edmund Kean.
Mr. Howard Paul, who is the Lone
don correspondent of the New York
Illustrated News, relates, in a recent
letter, the following anecdote :
Mr. Lewis, who has been connected
with Drury Lane for many years , toad
me a characteristic anecdote of Ed
mund Kean, which has never appear
ed in print, and which you shall have.
It seems that the great tragedian
and Charles Incledon, the popular
singer, were one day walking in
Bond street, when they were met by
Lord Essex, who bowed distantly to
Kean, albeit they were on terms of
intimate friendship. The o next day
Kean found a note at the theatre
from my lord, desiring him to call at
his house. He went, and, contrary
to the usual custom, was ushered into
the library, where Lord ,sex
ceived him. The usual foMnalities
over, the nobleman said to the trage
dian, "My dear Kean, you will par
don me. You know how greatly I
admire your genius, but I was star
tled yesterday on seeing you on
promenade, arm in arm, with that
singing man, Incledon." "My Lord,"
said Kean, with flashing eye, "Pray,
don't excite yourself—now don't, my
dear Kean," pursued my lord; "but .
the respect—l may say reverence—l
bear for your wonderful genius
prompts me to this explanation."—
"Lord Essex !" cried Kean, rising,
drawing himself up, and mating
withering glance at his noble pa
tron, "twelve years ago my family
were in want of bread; Charles Incle
don, my friend, supplied the means
to procure it, and when Edmund
Kean forgets his friends may God for
get him !" And from that hour tie
two men never exchanged courts.. .
sies. When one remembers the
magnificent voice and impassioned
power of the eye of the great Di%
mund, this little episode
have lived in the m,enory of tU,
lordly Essex. Kean, by the wikt, s
terward married en heiress---WO .
Stephens, if I remember, aright.
Pucess.l.—Rev. James F. Clarke, is bp
felicitous remarks at the .funeral of Liaiiefr t .,
Putnam, related the following incident, 01).
the gallant Pulaski: The. Polish alike
was gently rebuked by WM'Wagtail to
reek entliesurelkti; 2,
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