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THE UNION-THE CONSTITUTION-AM
nth FITFORONMENT OF nut LAW.
Monday Afternoon, October 21, 1801.
Tina Horner Maori Max or Tars STATE have
by this time discovered the means by which
the Breckinridge democracy have managed to
elect a large number of their sympathizers, as
members of the approaching legislative House
of Representatives. Before the election, these
men were all advocated as Union candidates—
as representatives who were to eschew party,
and lend their aid and influence only to the
support of both State and National Administra
tions in their struggles to put down rebellion.
But since success has crowned their efforts, and
the Breckinridge men have discovered that they
hold a kind of balance of power in the House,
they have thrown off the Union mask, and now
declare their true intention of fixing only on
such a policy as will promote their party inter
ests, compromise the issues involved in this
war, and settle our difficulties by compelling
the federal authority to yield to the slave power.
The Patriot and Union already indicates this pol
icy by claiming the Union men elected on union
principles'in Lancaster, Chester, Lehigh, Blair,
Centre and other counties, as Democrats—as
regular wool-dyed, dough-face Breckinridge
Democrats, such as control its own columns.
By this means this clique intend to get posses
sion of the House. By this means they hope
to fulfill the obligations entered into before Mr.
Buchanan's term bad expired, of giving aid and
comfort to the rebels—and on the effects of the
result thus so early demonstrated, we congratu
late the Republicans who suffered themselves
to be hoodwinked by their enemies, and who
are thus about to be represented by those who
will not only degrade the Republican masses as
a party, but put them to scorn and contempt as
Tull LATE COLLECTOR AT NASHVILLE, Tennes
see has arrived in Washington, bringing late
news from Tennessee. He sags that the Union
feeling is very much stronger in that state than
outside facts would seem to indicate. A large
number of the best Union men have joined the
secessionists simply to save their lives and pro
perty till the time comes when the arrival of
federal troops will enable them to avow their
real sentiments. He reports that provisions
are abundant in Nashville, the rebels having
had forethought to lay in supplies while the
railroads were running to Louisville. In fact
the whole summer has been improved by the
Confederate leaders in importing valuable arti
cles or merchandise for fall and winter con
MAINE PREPARING FOR TILE NAL —Recruiting
goes forward briskly in Maine, and nine full
regiments have already marched to the war.
The Eleventh is nearly full, and volunteers are
pouring into thq.Twelfth, which is commanded
by Colonel Shepley, to be attached to General
Butler's division. Neal Dow has also taken up
the sword and commenced recruiting as Colonel
of the Thirteenth. The cavalry regiment is
nearly full. It will consist of twelve compa
nies, of one hundred men each, and is expected
to be entirely equipped and ready to take the
field in about three weeks. It is commanded
by Colonel John Goddard, the leading lumber
man of Maine.
Porsoaons 0113TERS.—A member of the Edin
burgh Royal College of Physicians, who has
emigrated to this country, having occasion to
get some oysters, he went to an oyster stand in
New York city, and observed, after the man in
attendance had opened several of the bivalves,
that hie knife was covered with a deep green
coating. He borrowed the knife of the oyster
man, analysed the coating, and found it to be
a depodition of pure: native copper, whence he
very naturally infers that there is a necessity
for again cautioning oyster-eaters against the
danger of eating oysters whose bed is situated
above a sub-maltne copper mine.
COMPETENT azrnoarrias declare that there is
no reason to fear the occurrence of hostilities
between this country and any foreign power,
while the vigorous vindication of the policy of
the government contained in Secretary Seward's
reply to Lord Lyons, gives the fullest assurances
that the national dignity will be upheld to the
fullest extent. Both the British citizens, who
are made the subject of Lord Lyon's remon
strance, were released from imprisonment at
Fort Lafayette some time since, and are now at
lull liberty on parole; so that there is no imme
diate occasion for difficulty in &eh' individual
SOME LARGE SUBSCRIPTIONS to the national loan
have been made in Providence, Rhode Island.
Messrs. Brown & Ives subscribed for $lOO,OOO ;
Alexander Duncan, Esq., $lOO,OOO ; A. D. & J.
Y. Smith, •$40,000 ; the trustees of estate of
Thomas L. 'Halsey, $20,000.
IT IS EPORTBD that the traitor Twiggs has re
signed. his command in the rebel army, and that
he is succeeded by Mansfield Lovell, late Deputy
Street Commissioner in this city.
BunniP (4.4in5., of Rhgde Island, is visiting the
camp ; aba l it Washington, WI :meting and en
couraging the itoldiere.
LABOR IN THE ARMY.
A soldier generally has as much work as he
can perform, if he attends to his daily drill, the
usual camp labor and the attention necessary
to keep his body clean. If all these duties are
properly discharged, with a constant readiness
for advance, battle and the occupation of con
quered localities, a soldier has little time or
disposition to engage either in digging trenches,
erecting earth-works, or constructing any de
scription of fortification or defense. His
thoughts, his training and his disposition while
in camp do not run in the direction of mono
tonous labor. He is readier with the bayonet
than the pick-ax, and will wield his sabre with
more alacrity than he can handle a spade.
These facts have bees before the War Depart
ment for some time, and with his usual sagacity,
Secretary Cameronlms conceived and is about
to establish a new system, by which the time of
the soldier can be entirely devoted to his per
fection in arms, while the economy and disci
pline of the camp will also be promoted and
enhanced. Hereafter laborers are to be employed
in the erection of fortifications, and soldiers are
not to be assigned to that duty in the future.
We have no doubt that-the system will be pro
duction of great good, simply because the prac
tice heretofore of compelling men to labor hard
with a shovel or pick in their hands until the
alarm was given for them to shoulder their
muskets and march to meet a foe, was not the
most conducive either to valor, activity or suc
cess in a fight. As long as the labor in the
trenches and on the fortifications was not
equally distributed among the rank and file, it
was one of those other petty acts of oppressive
distinction, of which the regular Ameri
can army must be relieved before the service
will possess the attractions necessary to make it
a school of competition in all its grades and all
its departments. By thus relieving the soldier
from irksome labor, the idea is not to establish
the disgrace of industry, or to hold labor as be
neath the dignity or the qualification of any
man. The object of Secretary Cameron is rather
to afford the soldier all his time for military
study and perfection—to elevate and encourage
every man in the ranks, and thus leave him no
excuse for dereliction, or no exemption from any
of the stern and more dangerous duties of his
profession. If this system is put into operation,
and the soldier in camp is kept in constant at
tention to his drill exercise and personal care,
it will relieve many of those in command of an
abundance of time, and in the end turn their
care to their own improvements, discipline and
devotion to their profession. The object in either
case is a consumation calculated to do good to
the common soldier and superior commander.
MEN FOR TEE WINTER CAMPAIGN.
It has been suggested by a cotemporary that
there are thousands of men in the free and
loyal states who would gladly enter the army
for a certain period, but that their business and
personal engagements are of such a character
that they cannot possibly enlist for three years.
We confess that there is something plausible in
this suggestion, and we therefore join in the re
commendation that the federal authorities call
for at least one hundred thousand men to serve
for six months. This force could be recruited
and disciplined in the loyal states in one month,
and in the present condition and temper of the
public mind, good soldiers are abundant and
willing to serve for such a period, while it is
entirely out of their power to leave home and
business for a greater length of time. During
the coming winter, a hundred if not two hund
red thousand men will be out of employment,
and these anticipated idlers, too, are composed of
the very best material in point of health, intel
ligence and activity for the organization of an
army. Until the revival of business which is
bound to occur with the opening of the next
spring, these men must needs be employed.—
They all feel that they could be of service to
their country for such a length of time as inter
venes between the present fall and the future
spring, at the expiration of which time they
would be again more useful to the nation at
home, engaged in the pushing forward of busi
ness, the production of means and the cultiva
tion of trade and commerce, than they would be
in the ranks with arms in their hands. We
trust that the federal authorities will give these
suggestions some attention. If the fall and
winter campaign is to be vigorous, we will need
all the men we can recruit. As the army is now
distributed, the rebels are being daily hemmed
in—their communication cut off, their resources
curtailed, their recruiting diminished, and their
armies fast being forced into positions where
they must either fight or surrender. And when
the fight comes, it is discreet that we should
be prepared. That preparation must consist in
men, and therefore if the government should
add another, hundred thousand men for the
period suggested, the force would be on hand
just in time to crush the traitors.
We repeat, then, that the suggestions of our
ootemporary are well worthy of consideratios..
Now is the time to get good soldiers, when the
valor and patriotism of the people are both
SMITHS IN TEE ARMY:
The Smith family can have no complaints
that they are not amply represented among the
field officers in the war. There is (acting) Maj.
General William F. Smith, of Vermont, com
mending the , right wing of our army on the Po
tomac ; and opposed to him is Maj. General
Gustavus W. Smith, commanding the left wing
of the rebel army. Brigadier General Charles
Ferguson Smith commands at Paducah. Of
Colonels and field officers there is apparently
no end. Illinois has Colonel Robert F. Smith,
16th regiment, at St. Joseph, MO., Colonel Gus
tavus A. Smith, 36th regiment, in Fremont's
army ; Colonel John E. Smith, of the Lead
Mine regiment raising at Galena. OhiofuninlHl
- five Colonels Smith, viz : Benj. F. Smith, of
the Ist ; Wm. S. Smith, of the 18th ; J. L.
Kirby Smith, of the 64th ; and Orlando Smith,
of the 73d. Missouri has Colonel Morgan L
Smith of the Bth. We should despair of enu
merating the Smiths who are field, staff or line
officers, suffice it the proportion is well main
tained. There' was at one time a proposition to
raise a fall reentent of Smitbs ; but the diffi
culty would be itt making up an intelligible list
of killed and wounded was an into arable
jection. ' -
penttoplucatia Oat) dielegrapt), itiontictv lUtentoon, October 21, 1861.
What the War will do for America
From the London Chronicle.
For the first time since they had a history of
their own, the United States men, whether Fed
erals or Confederates, are encountering real dif
ficulties and fighting real battles against equal
foes. No doubt the difficulties are self created,
and the battles are fought with one another.—
The Union has divided itself and gone to buf
fets—but the result is the same. The nation is
passing through the crucible—it is being purg
ed as by fire. All the tests of national strength,
of individual hardihood, of administrative abil
ity, and of public spirtt to whicn we, in the
Old World have been subjected over and over
again from our youth upward, are now suddenly
applied to our American brethren in the full
tide of their wealth and enjoyment. In their
turn they have to discover by hard trial wheth
er they possess generals who can command, sol
diers who will fight, ministers with ability to
organize, and a national spirit loyal enough to
redeem the heavy burdens, the chilling disap
pointments, and above all, the wearisome de
lays inevitable in a state of war. It is, indeed,
but improbable that the struggle may serve,
not only to prove, but to produce, the virtues
it is most desirable to find. It may be a proof
as a test of the American character. From the
pending contest the Americans, as a nation,
may retire in the end exhausted and impover
ished. But any temporary sacrifice of money
or territory will be amply repaid if the National
energies have been trained, and society in every
circle has learned to set a due value. on the
possessions which have been gained, or pre
served, at a heavy cost of blood and treasure.
If such should be the result of the war, it will
have proved the happiest event that ever hap
pened to America. The Americans may be
weaker, poorer, and even disunited by its oc
currence, but the loss will be far overbalanced
by the gain. They will have acquired a better
title to respect from other nations. Above all,
they will have learned better how to respect
A Soldier Wounded by an Elk.
On Sunday morning, Simeon Garrett, a mem
ber of Capt. Horn's company was attacked and
wounded by a large buck elk belonging to the
Agricultural Society, and which with two oth
ers of the female species, and several common
deer have been running at large on the Fair
Ground. The old elk, from the first introduc
tion of the soldiers, had shown unmistakeable
signs of rebellion, squealing vehemently every
few minutes, and shaking his enormous horns
whenever any person approached within fifty
yards of him. The first sight of the American flag
made him furious and plainly indicated that he
was a traitor of the bloodiest stripe. He was ac
cordingly watched with considerable caution,
and sensible persons kept out of his way.—
The soldier who had the "Bull Run" fight
with his elkship, showed more "courage than
conduct," and if others had not gone imme
diately to his assistance, would have inevitably
been killed The elk had pounced upon him,
and was horning him furiously, having gored
him in one thigh to the depth of three inches,
besides inflicting sundry bruises on his body.
The wounded man was taken to a boarding
house and is now considered convalescent. The
poor old elk suffered the most barbarous punish
ment, being immediately executed,
quartered, and his flesh equally divided among
the several companies, and became food for
canibals ! Thus may it be to all traitors.—
American Standard, Uniontown.
A Reported Outbreak in. Western
From the Wheeling Intelligencer, of October 18th
Governor Pierpont yesterday received a dis
patch from Mr. Van Winkle, of Parkersburg,
announcing that the rebels had made their ap
pearance in Wirt and Gilmer counties in great
numbers, and were carrying on to the perfect
terror of the inhabitants. It was reported. that
they had attacked Capt Hill's cavalry company,
stationed at Elizabethtown, and completely cut
them to pieces, and were threatening Parkers
The dispatch is certainly from a very reliable
source and is entitled to the fullest credit. It
is known that an unusual number of rebels have
recently appeared in Wirt, Gilmer and Calhoun
counties, and many Union men have been mur
dered. The rebel forces are not natives of the
counties named, but are regularly organized
bands, doubtless from Floyd's army.
Last night, about dark, companies A, B, C,
D and E, of the First Virginia Infantry took
passage on the steamer Woodside for Parkers
burg. Colonel Thoburn being absent from the
city, Lieutenant-Colonel Richmond, of the First
Cavalry, went in command. We are not at lib
erty to state the destination of the expedition.
The boys cam;over from Camp Carlile, pro
ceded by the First Cavalry band, under a
drenching rain that would have drowned the
spirits of a less enthusiastic crowd, but a jollier
set of fellows never set out upon expedition, the
object of which they know nothing.
How To RECOGNIZE a K. G. C.—The examina
tion of Frederick Court, an alleged member of
the Knights of the Golden Circle, on a charge
of conspiracy against the United States Govern
ment, was commenced on Wednesday afternoon
before United States Commissioner White, in
the U. S. Court r om, at Cleveland. One of
the witnesses for the United States testified that
one of the Knights had explained the signs of
recognition to him. Told him to ask a mem
ber if he was "out last night " If he replied,
"I was," he was to ask "what he saw." "Saw
a star in the East." "Which way was it travel
ing?" "Towards; Bethlehem," etc. If these
questions were answered rightly, the man was
a member of the Order. The case is still under
examination, and it will have the effect, at any
rate, of scaring the traitors who have organized
or intend to organize lodges of this traitorous
association in Ohio.
Gas. B. F. Burma made a speech at Burling
ton, Vermont, on Wednesday evening. He
said that if any foreign, nation dared to inter
fere in our intestine war, we would cease deal
ing with southern traitors as erring brothers,
delicately and tenderly, and should arm every
loyal Union man, North and South, both black
and white, bond and free, until treason and its
abettors are exterminated, and the meddlesome
world was taught a salutary lesson. This sen
timent was received with overwhelming plau
Tim lATEBT ITEM OF INTELLIGENCE received in
Richmond was, that Kr. Lincoln is about to
issue a proclamation, declaring all marriages
between loyal and rebel parties null and void !
Now this has a spice of piquancy to it that we
like. If all their lies were as readable, we
wouldn't mind giving a column a day to the
inventions of the secession news-mongers.
m Cosmonaut. Lscumaxuaz.—The extra
session of the Connecticut Legislature adjourned
sine die on Wednesday. The only business trans
acted was the giving unlimited power to raise
volunteers to the Governor ; the authorizing of
another loan of two millions of dollars, and
the assuming of the collection of the national
tax, by which 15 per cent. is saved.
Damsons roe run Loss op Brant—At Chicago
on Wednesday, the jury in the case of Julia
Farrell against Frederick A. Cadwell, an action
brought to recover damages for mai practice in
the treatment 'of the plaintiff's eyes, by which
her sight was destroyed, rendered a verdict
for the plaintiff, and assessed her damages at
WILD Dunn have appeared on the Sneque
henna, near Wrightsolle, Pa.
Later From Washington,
passage or Vessels Down the Potomac
RETURN OF SECRETARY CAMERON.
Forward Movement of the Penn
Operations of the Rebels on the
Capture of &Philadelphia Vessel Ladened
with Government Hay-
CAPTURE OF THE ENEMY'S TENTS.
THE NAVAL ACTION AT THE MODTHOF
liVesilixaToN, Oct. 21
The Reliance went down to join the Potomac
flotilla last night. The Robert Leslie started
thither at noon to day. Some forty vessels
went down the river yesterday and safely passed
the rebel batteries. A large number of shots
were fired at them, but none struck.
From information received here, it is believed
that the armorei steamship or floating steam
battery now building after the Ericcsou plan
will be completed before the other two ale
finished. The work upon it being of less mag
nitude, a large surplus from the sum appropri
ated by Congress remains.
Secretary Cameron returned this morning
from his visit to the wait.
The good disciplinary order of our troops in
their lecent movements affords a subject for
All persons to whom passes are allowed to
the army lines have gone over the river to be
witnesses of the great events that are expected
to take place in Virginia during the week.
There is no truth in the rumor that General
McClellan disapproves of the naval expedition
to the South.
The entire division of the Pennsylvania re
serves, under the command of General McCall,
moved forward about twelve miles on Saturday
afternoon, leaving their tents behind at Lew
insville. The brave Pennsylvania troops, when
a battle does take place, will be foremost in the
conflict. They are now far in advance of all
the other troops. Col. Campbell's splendid
regiment of artillery is with the reserves, who
are now encamped on the Leesburg turnpike,
in the neighborhood of Draineaville.
It is reported that Gen. McClellan is about to
establish his headquarters at 13all'sCross Roads.
Col. Friedmann's cavalry yesterday brought
in the rebel who offered $l,OOO reward for one
of our guides.
Persons attached to the steam tug Resolute,
report, that about 1 o'clock yesterday morning,
while off Occoquan creek, near Budd's Point,
the cable by which the Resolute was towing the
schooner Fairfax (from Philadelphia) broke,
when the latter drifted towards the shore, and
the rebels started out in boats and captured
her. The Resolute was, it is added, fired at from
the battery in that vicinity, but, being unable
to render assistance, made her way to Washing
ton, where she arrived last evening. The Farr
fax was heavily laden with hay. It is reported
that the rebels had stretched a chain over the
river, to impede the passage of vessels. The
Resolute, being of lighter draft than the Fairfax,
passed over it.
The firing on the Resolute and the vessels in
tow, on Saturday, by rebel batteries, was very
determined. She was struck by four shot, but
no particular damage done. One hundred and
sixty shot and shells were thrown by the rebels
the officers of the flotilla keeping count, aided
by a glass. There are two guns at the upper
battery on Cockpit Point, with awhite Palmetto
flag dying. At the next battery there are
eight guns ; then one of four and five. Farther
down long entrenchments are being thrown up,
making five Miles of batteries, and all of heavy
On Thursday, Gen. Richardson, with one hun
dred men, went out eight miles from Alexan
dria, towards Fairfax, where they took ode
hundred and twenty'of the enemy's tents. They
had been used by a Louisiana regiment, who,
it is said, had gone home. •
On Friday, General J. B. Richardson, with
twelve hundred men, twelve,guns, and a squad
of cavalry, went to Pohick Church, where they
came upon the enemy in considerable force,
twelve miles from Alexandria. The rebels beat
the long roll three times, but made no attack.
t3en. Richardson soon after returned to camp
with his men.
Official intelligence has been received here,
through a gentleman who has just arrived from
the south respecting the affair in New Orleans.
The gentleman states that the second account
which was received_ at Richmond was not so ex
aggerated, and was confined to the details,
which were in substance that our little squad
ron had had an engagement with the rebel
squadron under command of Hollins, and that
two of our steamers got aground during the en
gagement and suffered considerable. In regard
to the sinking of the 'Preble, he says that was
denied. None of our versels were captured, and
but few lives were lost.
FROM FORTRESS MONROE.
Return of Released• Prisoners to
NO FLAGS OF TRUCE TO NORFOLK.
FORTE= MONROE, Oct. 20..
Some twenty released , prisoners, who have
been waiting for several days to go to Norfolk
by a flag of truce, will return to Baltimore to
night. Neither the general commanding nor
the flag officer will allow any cx:ardnunication
with the rebels, at least for a number of days.
The released rebel prisoners from Fort Lafayette
arrived here this morning, and were sent tem
porarily to the store ship.
Col. Dimmick who has been post commandant
at Old Point for nearly two years left last night
for Fort Warren, Boston Harbor. The garrison
paraded in his honor, and the occasion was
highly flattering to a beloved Colonel.
Major Jones of Gen Wool's staff has been ap
pointed Provost Maria* at Old Point.
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BOSTON, Oct. 21.
The Bangor Times publishes an'extract from a
letter dated Barbadom, Sept. 27th., stating that
the privateer Sumter was captured to leeward,
by the 11. S. frigate Powhattan.. Letters from
well informed parties in Barbadoes, of Sept.
28th, received here make no mention of the re
PLILLADELPHIA., Oct. 21.
There is more demand for Flour and more
firmness in market ; 30,000 bbls. sold at $5 37i
.50 for Superfine, $5 75 for. Extra, .and
$6 00 for Extra Family, including 1,000 bbls.
Ohio Extra, before arrival, at $5 75. Receipts
and stock moderate.
;DEATH OF EX-GOY., WOpDBRIDGE.
Dirrnorr, Oct. 20.
Woodbridge died at 11113' ktal=
lance in this city to-day, aged 84 yeam
LATER FROM MISSOURI.
Defeat of the Rebels on Lynn Creek.
TWO HUNDRED PRISONERS CAPTURED.
GEN. FREMONT AT WARSAW.
PRICE REINFORCED BY McCULLOCH
Federal Soldiers Captured by the Rebels
SYBACIISS, Mo., Oct. 20
It is reported that Acting General Wyman,
who left Rolla several days since with twenty
five hundred men, has arrived at Lynn creek,
where he dispersed a body of rebels, killing a
considerable number and taking over two hun
dred prisoners. He also captured eighteen
wagon loads of goods belonging to McClurg - &
Co., a prominent Union firm whom the rebels
The advices from Gen. Fremont are to 7 o'-
clock on Friday night. He is still at Warsaw,
and the pontoon bridge across the Osage was to
be finished on Saturday.
General Seigel's division had crossed the
In was reported in our camp at Warsaw, that
Gen. Price had been largely reinforced by the
rebels under SPCulloch, and that the combined
forces were fortifying Osceola, where they in
tended to give Fremont battle.
ST. LOMB, Oct. 19.—Uriel Wright, a member
of the State Convention, Sam. Blehurchell, a
member of the Legislature, and John T. Chop
pell, secessionists, were arrested to-day by or
der of the Provost Marshal.
It is now believed that, the large number of
men reported to have deserted from Price's
army, including some 5000 or more said to have
been disbanded after the fall of Tpvington, are
still in the service of the rebellion, and will
form bands in various parts of the State, for
bridge burning and general marauding purposes.
THE REMOVAL OP FREMONT DM6.1.11' CD.
Sr. Louis, Oct. 19. —The statement in the
Cincinnati Gazette, of yesterday, to the effect that
Secretary Cameron, on his recent visit to this
department, brought an order to General Fre
mont to transfer the command of the Western
Department to General Hunter, and that the
execution of the order was delayed at the rtquest
of General Fremont, is pronounced untrue. If
Secretary Cameron had such an order, it was
not presented. The interview between Secreta
ry Cameron and General Fremont was satisfac
tory to both parties.
Iltrosos, Mo., Oct. 20.—Messengers say that
a scouting party from Cameron, numbering one
hundred men, have been taken prisonet s by
some six hundred rebels at lilicaham, Caldwell
county. Four hundred federal troops at Cam
eron were ready to march to the rescue when
the train left. Another party of from forty to
sixty was in Carroll county, and had captured
seventeen of Col. liorgan's men. Morgan had
started in pursuit.
THE BATTLE AT BOLIVAR,
Important Statement of a Lady from
DASTARDLY CORDIOOT OF A REBaL
Stabbing Wounded Soldiers With
Mrs. Mary Young, a lady and a resident for
some years of Bolivar Heights, arrived here this
evening, having left her home on Saturday.
She represents the condition of matters at the
Heights as truly distressing. It was a village
of some note, but now there are not more than
ten families there, composed of negroes and
Irish. She has not had any meat to eat for
two weeks past, and butter or molasses was not
to be obtained for miles around. AIL the men
were enlisted in the rebel army, and the women
are obliged to do the servile work. One young
man, who died there last Monday, could not
be buried until Friday, and then the interment
was made by the women, in a garden attached
to one of the houses.
Alter the battle at the Heights, the other
day, four or five of our wounded, who were left
on the ground, were put to death by a slow and
cruel process, such as stabbing them in various
parts of the body with a small penknife. In
these acts the rebels were aided by a Presbyte
rian clergyman of Harper's Ferry, now residing
at Sheppardstown. The rebel force, she thinks,
was three thousand men. She also says that
sue saw six wagon loads of dead rebel 'soldiers,
about 160 in number.
On the 20th inst., ILsarne C. Pouvros, aged 5 years,
lone month and 18 days.
[The funeral will take place from her father's residence
n Walnut street to morrow afternoon at 2 o'clock.] •
iNOTICE is hereby given that the under
j has been appointed Auditor by the Court
or mmon Pleas of Dauphin county to make and report
distribution of the money in the hands of Henry She:Afar,
dissiznee of George Nohrenhol of Derry township, among
parties legally willed to the same.
The Auditor will attend to the duties of his appoint
ment at his office in tiumme'stown on Wednesday the
13th of November, A. 'D., 1861, at 10 ceekiek, A. IL,
when and where those interested may attend if they
JESSE B. HUMMEL,
Hummelatown, Oct. 21, 1861.--dltw2t* A‘ dltor
CHOICE STRAW BERRY PLANTS.
BEOADSE of the annoyances to which
he Is constantly subjected by tresspasses of sot.
criers, the undersigned his given up his Mate of the pre
mises on which he now resides, adjoining Camp Curtin,
and offers for sal . his large collection of choloe BIZRAWRIA.
sr Purrs. -The assortment coMprises
60,000 Wilson's Albany Seedlings. .
80,000 'Hovey Seedlings.
20,000 Early Scai let.
15,000 Scarlet Hamlet.
Anctsonv. other One varieties.
The plants are young and vigorous. They were selec '-
ed with great csre, and for also add nullity the fruit
cannot be exceed. A rare opportunity is here promo
ted to persons who wish to procure a choice assortment
for. Oozing i.lanting. They will be sold cheap.
Orders left on the premises or at the Peat office, Har
risburg, wdi _receive prompt attention. The plants will
be delivered early in the spring. Addrms
oct2l•dlw Harrisburg, la.
PROPOSALS FOR SUPPLIES
Hmtuquemrnas PENNSYLVANIA Mims,
Harrtaburg, Oct. 21, 1861. }
SEALED PROPOSALS will be received at this
office, up, to twelve o'clock on Friday, the
25th of October, 1861, to furnish the following
supplies in such quantities, , and at . such places
as may be directed at this office`:
1,000 CORDS OF OAK WOOD.
The 'same to be inspected by proper persons
selectid,• • • as provided by the act of Assembly.
Bids will -be limited to 260 cords, but persons
may , 'bid for one or more lots. ,
oat-2i ' 1 - '44catiiimadosi Generol.
FIELD FOR PROMO _ _
ONEHUNDRED DOLLARS BOT:Niy
WANTED AT ONCE, 800 you xri ~L IE.
FOR THE 3D BATTATIJON op Tn
nth Regiment t." S. Infantry, c 0,,,,, is , 'nE
Will. A. Stokaii
' , i 51,. ; ,.
The Patriotic young men of Permr.•:.ftin,i .1 r .. ,
erly embrace this opportunity ~f pluing t , ,, . : ' ' - "'k
. , -, .r.,.1
Recruits will be uniformed and ms. plbol
Good cloibing, Food, quarters and 11 , .eal
free of charge, and the Fiddler in ms• R .'
1 : mit
It is important t.. remember that t., or,aL
this Regiment is such that yo :ng ni• !,,,
Minot of soldiers and who are hispir.,l a, n tt , ~.' 6
ardor for marching under die tdd,.. of i.•,.,, j '4 4 " r a , .
Stripes will hare in ibis Regiment 1L,.,•....1
rtfing from the grade of private, to 1,,,t ~, 'i
sinned i dicer in the Regular Army, •. ~r , .. ~ ','"'`,'
ocers will be ut .en tram the ranks ar,..1. tr„ ' ' t, '
has Its complement of men. • , ir, ~
All the pennon laws apply b, oil m r. .. i:.. 1,.
service Ryer) sick and disibled , 1:1. ~, •
fortably prov dcd for in the -- 01.m , r4 11.,, , .
t , , ,':'.
ed by the Government. Apply w,,,
J.M.EV S I IFR,CaI.t I s .. ,
Recruiting t Ricer iiih I ...,"„•,,..
Recruiting Rendezvous "Exchane e. ' IV .. ,'. ',, '.;.:
KEEP IT BEFORE TILE PEOPLE'
,/4 NI A ft K. ET ST is I,'
. - sII-19 TUE
CHEAPEST AND liEsi
BOOTS AND ,s id OEs
IF YOU DO NOT BELIEVE 1T CALL. AND
I!X&MINE OUR GOODS, AND Y r w ill.
BE SATISFIED !
IF YOU WAN I' LADIES' FISE All
130 TO ELNILALL •
JF YOU WAKTLADIE•s' BAUIuP,AI WA L;
GO TO THE PHILADEI. PEI IA slit) , ; t:
IF YOU WANT LADIES' FINE KII ,
L 4 i
GO TO El IiALL
IF YOU• WANT GENTS' EX lEA Fl Ni: tIF
DOUBLE SOLE BOOTS
00 TO THE PHILADELPHIA SIII)E
IF YOU WAND GENTS' CALF
WALKING SHOES, FIT FOR A GENE-
GO TO KI)11',A1`o
IF YOU WANT BOY'S VERY FINE
GO TO THE PHILADELPHIA sIIoE
IF YOU WANT THE BESE SE101:: , IS IHE
Co to IMBALI •
IF YOU WANT LADD:N . AND OEN 13i);
In sto rt, it' you wsut any hunt of B Ttt.i :—B ts
GO TO THE PEHLADELPH IA S 1 1 ,11:
38 StARKIa S,REEt, and there tau tic; . 1,,
assortment to select from. "We STUN r.. rti tut. '
Also 100 empty Shoe Boxes lint sale elettitt
ottlB-dawBt i. hillittL:
C. K. KELLER,
SOLE AGENT FOR
MITHELL'S POISONED WHEAT,
To Poison Crows, Rats and Mice,
CAUSING THER TO DIE tIN THE
Owlet: 11. S. COMMISSARY OF St. [Ms - Mk
Harrisburg, Pa., October 1, , ,
SE/LED PROPOSALS, endorsed "l'r, , i.-11,f , 21 .
Rations" will be received by the
en at his office until 12 M., on the
for supplying complete army ration,
the companies mustered in and to be r 2i.701
into the service of th 3 United States ,:
Said rations to be delivered at
may be designated by the proper onio c.! Jr,
his requisition, Bids must state
ration delivered as above. A contr3.l, wt.
must be executed (with bond fur pd
formarice) within three days after ti our,...ai
of acceptance of bid, will be aw.Lrd i 1.1 th,.
lowest responsible bidder for the peri rev
months from Ist November 1861, til.—
terminated by the U. S. Commi.,6Ary
The undersigned reserves the right
all unreasonable bids.
W. DON .11. Ds(
tINTWEBN NEW fOitli
• -• AND LIVERPOOL
T A.NipiNti AND EMBARK.I%
a :.tf of QUEENSTOWN, (IrrIo.:.) Ir,e L'.rr
POOL NAW cork and Philadelphia 81.o.msli iv ..n0 , 0.?
intend , h-spatonius their lull power.] C.y.:e
840 amshIP 8 .8 follows :
CITY OF WASHINGTON, Satur , lay. Oct. , brr • 1 '•
GOW, October 25 ; and ETNA, •Zwilir.l.l So, r
and every Saturday at Nooe, from Pier 44,
UT'S 01 0603A01.
BUST CABIN Oe
do to London $75 Br it t if
do to Parts t o
do to Hamburg..sBs sBs 0 00 0 I d'ido 11ftP;r1;:t..;,r;7
Passengers also forwarded to flw—, lirewen, Roder
dim, Antwerp, Bt., at equally low 10(0.3
ilerl'erauns WAttlllg uriug eut tuelr bOl
tickets here at the following rates, to Sew Yoe }lr,o
Liverpool or Queenstown; tot fAS
Steerage from Llverpo,.,i to 00 10 0 , u 0 quono.dru.
These Steamers have ,aperwr
passengers, and carry eapenedeed Surgceas. r:.vy are
built in Water-tight Iron Sectluos., and have e.dt
Anniilat orsther i n board. r•fitAl
Yor h fur o Information apply in Lleerpdol
INMAN, Agent, 22 Water Street ;is 1~l w .
IHMAN, 5 St. Enoch Square in Queen.com S.
D. BEY DOUR it CO. ; in London to 1,
King Wliam ; In Part. to
da la Bou rse; St.
In Philadelphia to L I) IS G. ' lt 1
Walnut street ; or at toe Company's
.150. t. thilL
-- lb Bru.etway, Sew Vert ,
Or 0. 0. Zimmerman. Agent.
HORSE FOR SALE.
FOR Sale, a good cart and wagon horse
four years old, and broken to harness, WI, he said
Gump (ror want or use) and pay ntken ta casa or
produce. To be seen at the .t.LAGLE WuP,isS
DR. P. 11. ALLA.BACEI, SurTgreteon Den
list, Manufacturer ot Mineral Hate h,
method that obviates every objection to th. use o: vv.
finial teem, embracing partial, half and wtn,le set,
re of out
pi e ce only, of pure and indestruct ,le mineral, Me are,
no crevices for theacccumu!alionofsmtll panic lee of fci °
and therefore, no offensive oder front the breath, ,F
MI is used in their construction, there can be rbl alv aul '
action or metallic taste . Hence the Willy Beal is avian '
noyed with sore throat, headache, Ottlat "
Korth Second street, Harrisburg.
LIAYNE6, 110 MARKEL', 6T.
DAVIDHARRISBURG, APIA for
'S PAT ENV
Wrought and Chilled Iron nd Burglar ['roe
Strictly the ONLY Mercantile Sots made,
sosthat is both
re nod Burglar Proof . 113'
great [AlR,rariet TOOTH, NAIL, CIJOTH, lIA,
LATHER and WANT BRUSHW, in y
RE DWG AND FANCY STORE.