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Monday Afternoon, December 2, P6l,
In the telegraphic summary of news from
Washingt a city, published by The Press of to
day, we find the following reference to a matter
of general importance to the loyal 'men of the
loyal states. It is in the following language :
A LETTER FROM GEORGE D. PRENTICE.
A letter bas been received here from George
D. Prentice, Esq , dated New York, Nov 28th,
stating that he had nothing to do with the ar
ticle in the Louisville Journal concerning the
speech of Secretary Cameron at the dinner party
lately given by Col. Forney in honor of Mr.
Prentice. The entire article in the Journal was
a misrepresentation of the speech, sent by some
person without the knowledge of Mr. Prentice.
Secretary Cameron's opinions upon the subject
are the same as those expressed in his instruc
tions to Generals Butler and Sherman, and it is
understood that they will be reiterated in his
annual report to the President.
It is due to both Mr. Prentice and Secretary
Cameron that the author of the letter in question
should be unveiled, that he may receive the
merited scorn and contempt of the independent
men of the country.
GENiItAL Bum., the new commander in Ken
tucky, is a native of Washington County, Ohio,
and was appointed in 183 Z, from Ohio, and not
from Indiana, to West Point, where he graduat
ed in 1841. He immediately entered as a
Second Lieutenant, the Third Infantry, Regu
hire. The Florida war was in progress, and he
served in it until its close. From this period
until the Mexican war commenced, he was at
Fort Jessup, Jefferson Barracks, and other
places in the West. He fought at Palo Alto,
Resaca de la Palma and Monterey, from which
point he went to Vera Cruz. He was in nearly
all the memorable battles on the march to the
City of Mexico. At Churubusco he received a
ball, which passed nearly through his body.
He was several times promoted, and at length
entered the Department of the Adjutant-Gener
al, where he remained until he was summoned
to the command of a brigade on the Potomac.
He was selected by Gen. McClellan himself for
the important command in Kentucky. His
father was a farmer, and died in 1823. If fine
military culture, long experience on the field of
battle, and first-class courage shall avail, he
will prove adequate to the tremendous task be
THE EXPEDITION OF GENERAL BURNSIDE, which
is now fitting out for an attack upon the south
ern coast, has already assumed formidable pro
portions, though under way but a short time.
Ten regiments have so far been assigned to the
expedition, of which eight are now at Annapo
lis. The troops haye not yet been brigaded,
and of the Brigadier Generals only one has, up
to this time, been appointed—General John G.
Foster. Captain Howard, late of the United
States Revenue marine, accompanies the expe
dition, with a naval brigade, and. Commander
F. S. Hazard, United States Navy, is attached
to the staff of Gen. Burnside as Naval Officer
TM Reams, when they desire to show their
esteem fur a favorite officer, present him Mith a
blooded race hoi se., by which they mean to con
vey the advice with the admonition, th it it is
well to be provided with the means of escape
w ile fightitut iu a cause surrounded wth so
many i neertainties and dangers Iu fist ell the
horses used by rebel' ffieers are noted fur their
swiftness of foot, and in this re pest they have
so well provided themselves, that pursuit and
capture is always out of the question.
When the rebellion commenced by the formal
secession of South Carolina, the people in
the commonwealths which were called " the
border states," stood aloof from the movement,
as one after the other of the cotton states followed
the rash example of the traitors in South Caro
lina. The people in the border slave states
proposed a Peace Congress, and such a body was
accordingly convened in the city of Washington.
But its deliberations had no other practical ef
fect than to delay the action of the government
to grapple with and crush the rebellion in the
Atlantic and Gulf states. The delegates from
Virginia and Maryland, while in confidential
consultation with their colleagues in the Peace
Congress, where also in correspondence with the
leaders of the rebellion, communicating to them
facts and figures in reference to the ability of th:
federal government to carry on a war of self
preservation, deluding the loyal men in Con
gress with the hope of some reasonable sugges
tion to serve as a speedy adjustment of our diffi
culties, and in effect, crippling the federal gov
ernment by dissimulation, doubt and delay.
When the delegates from the border states, the
Tylers and the Bells, had accomplished by this
delay all that they desired to strengthen treason,
they at once unmasked their real designs, and
stood before the country the bitterest and most
unrelenting foes of the federal Union. The
lesson which was learned during that period
seems to have had but little effect on the com
prehension and discretion of loyal men in the
loyal states, or less regard would he evinced
for a certain class of men in Kentucky and
Tentiressee. In these two commonwealths, as
in Virginia, there are men claiming to be
loyal who are as indifferent to the integrity
and perpetuity of this government, as they ale
for the inalienable right which entittles every
man to his life and his liberty, and when they
have accomplished their purpose of delay in
the common wealtns of Kentucky and Tennessee,
they will join the traitors in Virginia, and re
double their energies in making war on the
government. This feeling is already being
evinced by some of the so-called loyal men of
Kentucky. The moment the war is directed
against the cause of the rebellion, the cry is
raised that oppression takes the place of deliver
ance, and that slavery is pre-eminently superior
to the Union in all its rights to existence and
protection. The moment that the loyal men
of Pennsylvania and the other free states, pitch
&ntir tents on the soil of Kentucky, they are
r. minded teat slavery must not be molested—
that the negro, as the property of rebels, must
not be made contraband of war, and even when
tie is found wito arms in his hands, fighting at
the direction of a reed master, the slave must
neither be induced to desist, raise his baud to
aid in crushing rebellion or shoulder a musket
to assist in riding Kentucky of traitors. What
tAse is this but the delay of the traitors of Vir
ginia repeated -by the hypocrites of Kentucky
cud Tennessee, to deceive the federal govern
ment. It is nothing more or less, and the
longer and oftener the government permits it
self to be deluded by such loyalty, the stronger
will become the hadds of treason and the more
multiplied the years of this rebellion. And it
comes with an ill grace, too, from men who
could not preserve the integrity of their own
states within the. Union, thus to dictate to
loyal men from abroad who have sought their
territory to lay down their lives in defence of
the Union. It comes with a corn temptable im
pudence for a loyal slave holder to make his
slave property superior to the Union, and to
ask that rebel slaves shall not only be exempt
from confiscation, but that the whole spirit and
influence, tendency and designs of those who
are engaged in this rebellion for the' increase
and strengthening of slavery, shall be respected
We trust tat Congress will put an end to
this last dodge of secret treason, and leave the
hypocrites of the south no further opportunity
to strengthen the armies and assure the coun
cils of traitors for their devilish work of dis
union. We hope that the fact will be iterated
and enacted into law, that the permanency of
this Union is of more importance than the pros
perity of slavery. This can only be done by re
pudiating the right of slave property to protect
ion when in the hands of rebel masters, by arm
ing the slaves of loyal owners and marching
them against the masters and the slaves who
are engaged in the work of rebellion. Those in
the slave states who object to such a,plan, are
only waiting the favorable opportunity to ob
ject to all the plans for the preservation of the
Union, and should be treated forthwith as trai
tors to the legitimate government of the coun
try. They should be met and crushed as the
mere tools of rebellion, and not suffered as they
were in Virginia, to gather strength by delay to
deal destruction on those with whom they now de
ceitfully profess fraternity and friendship. Let
it be made apparent that the war is relieving
the slave-holding rebel of his chattel, and the
contest will be short. Let it be announced that
the black man is as much the agent of God in
preserving the land for the uses of liberty as
the shite man, and the conquest-will be com
plete. Traitors will shrink from the encounter.
The blood and the lives of free white men will
be preserved for nobler uses than a contest with
traitors—while such a peace will be established as
will forever put at rest the power-of the govern
ment to enforce its laws—its ability to cope
with open and secret traitors—and its determi
nation at all times to use all the means within
its reach and control for its own preservation.
This subject should be urged on Congress by pe
tition and appeal. It, must he construed by le
gislation at once, or it will be made a matter to
embarrass the armies of the government by the
pseudo loyalists of the south, until we have
wasted our energies and resources, and become
an easy conquest for traitors.
Tuts Sunray DISPATCH, of yesterday, denounces
Charles J. Biddle in the most unmeasured terms
for his recent letter, and declares that he (Biddle)
will be certain to experience that m.sery which
is likely to make him the associate of disloyal
Baum/ having exhausted baby and white
whale ehows, is about to get up a dog show, in
which "Tray, Blanche and Sweetheart, little
dogs and all," are to come in for a share of - the
great showman and prince of humbug's
ncitcniety. - '
penneglvania IDailg itelegrapb, illaubap afternoon, December 2. 1861.
The administration seems at last to have dis
covered that there is a West. The policy of the
Government, as developed by the concentration
of two great armies—the one in Kentucky, and
the other at Cairo—shows that the West is re
ceiving due attention at Washington.
Already the number of troops at those two
points is sufficient to insure the West against
any serious inroads by the rebels, and as large
numbers continue to be forwarded daily, we
may expect an early advance, in such numbers
as will entirely rid the Ohio and the Upper Mis
sissippi of the enemy.
At present, General Buell is quietly disposing
of the vast additions daily made to the army of
Kentucky. He seems to be concentiatiug them
in Buckuer's trout, and will suon be prepared
to move in such numbers, and with such ma
terial, as will guarantee the speedy occupation
of the capital of Te,nnes.,ee, and the deliverance
of the patriots of the eastern division of that
Buell's force is composed almost exclusively
of volunteers from Ohio, Indiana and Ken Lucky,
and embraces as good lighting material as can
be found in the world. Several of his brigades
have seen service during the summer, and are
rugged and inured to hardships.
In General lialleA's department the same
formidable preparations are in progress. Cairo
and Bird's Point are covered with troops, and
regiments are daily being added without in the
least imparing the army led by Gen. Fremont
in pursuit of Price.
While the five divisions of the Fremont army
are lying in wait for the 'advanting rebels, the
army of the Mississippi, at Cairo, is being huge
ly reinforced from new material. halleck, uo
doubt, intends, if possible, to first destroy the
rebel army, which has already advanced again
to Springfield, but will not allow Price or Mc-
Culloch to interfere with the rapid orgauizotion
of the Mississippi expedition.
When Buell moves upon Tennessee, halleck
will dcscend the Mississippi, his destination be
ing Memphis. We are led to hope, that before
winter fairly sets in, Nashville and Memphis
will both be occupied by Federal troops, and
Tennessee qdeetued from the foul clutch of the
Grievances of the Virginia Farmers
The Richmond Whig complains bitterly of
the grievance suffered by the farming commu
nity from the impressment of negroes and wa
gons and teams fur the use of the Confederate
army. It says :
We have received many letters, complaining
of individual grievances at the hands of agents
of the Government , from the peninsula and
from the whole region of country from. Manas
sas along the toot of the mountains to James
river, in Albermarie aud. Nelson. The com
plaints below relate mainly to the pressing of
uegioes for the service of the Goverumaut at
Yorktown and viciniy, and the treatment which
the negroes receive at the hands in the author'.
ties. It is alledg, d that a much greater number
of negroes have been pressed than needed, and
nave not had sufficient thud, and are without
shelter to protect them from the weatner.
The etfectof this press, without regard to the
injury to the health of the negroes, has be- n to
diminish the wheat crop sown in the counties
of Charles City, New Ken, Kiug William, &c.,
fully one third. The complaints from the
Viedinout region, relate to the pressing tiuues
for the Quartermaster's Department, and the
insolence of the Goyernment agents. In all
this region the wheat crop sown is fully one
third less than usual, in consequence of this ab
straction of teams of the farmers.
The Whig concludes: ' If this system is con
tinued, it will bring the Government into such
detestation among the people, that in no great
while, a Quartermaster's agent will receive lit
tle better treatment at the hands of the people,
than would one of Mr. Lincoln's emissaries."
CHAILIWON AND SAVANNAH RAILROAD. —The
Amman Railway Review, published in New
York, says, in its last issue :
" A considerable anxiety is expressed that the
federal army should take possession of this road
and hold it as a means of transportation, or at
least to prevent its use by the rebels. Its pos.
session to our army is a matter of minor im
portance, as it can be of but little use . to the
confederates. This road is eighty-nine miles in
length, and connects the two cities from which
it derives its name—extending from the west
side of the Ashley river to the Savannah, which
it crosses by a splendid bridge sixteen miles
above the city. • The connection with the city
of Charleston across the Ashley river is made
by the terry-boat Boston—a craft that will be
remembered by many New Yorkers as a ferry
boat that was used for some time on the Grand
street ferry. The road was opened about a year
since, but has never been ballasted or fully
completed. The rolling stock is very limited,
there being but four or five locomotives on the
whole road, and barely a corresponding number
of cars. It can be of but little use as a means
of army transportation or for carrying supplies.
A good northern turnpike would be twice as
NEW Yoak is about to follow the good ex
ample of Pennsylvania in organizing a Reserve
corps. Governor Morgan is out with a call for
additional troops. The exact number is not
specified, but will he determined by the exig
encies of the service. The pay of the officers
and privates will commence when they are mus
teted into the service of the United States. En
listments out of the State for New York regi
ments are sttictly forbidden. The army to be
organized under this ordii is intended to con
stitute an efficient resery whenever the Fed
eral Governmeot shall call for it. Recruiting
offices under the new requisition have been
GEN. CASS JUSTIFIES CAPTAIN WILKES. —A
communication in the Detroit Free Press, which
is understood to have been written by General
Cass, not only justifies the arrest of Mason and
Slidell, but shows that it was in strict accord
ance with the position of the government upon
the right of search, question as maintained in
the correspondefice with tee British govern
ment in 1858. As Gen. Cass, then Secretary of
State under President Buchanan, conducted that
correspondence, his declarations in this ca-e have
more than usual weight, while all authorities
on that branch of international law fully aus
tains his opinion.
PRICES ix NEW ORLERNS.—Coffee 60 cents per
pound; bacon 45 cents per pound; sugar of the
poorest quality, 28 cents • per pound; salt pork
40, and lard 37 cents per pound. Clothing of
all kinds is scarce, and . brings exorbitant prices:
Common coats, $4O apiece ; vests, $lB S3U
each, and black frock coats bring $75, ladies'
shoes are sold at $8 to $lO per pair, men's boots
from $l9 to $2O per pair, and all articles in like
proportion. Dry goods, especially, have ad
vanced tremendously, reaching in some instan
ces to seven and eight hundred per cent, ad
vance. Corn bread is the principal article eaten,
but fish are plenty and sell freely.
A "SEessa" at Washington, says that John
C. Breckiuridge and R. M. T. Hunter will be
sent abroad iu place of Slidell and Mason, via
Canada, and sail from Quebec or Hali as. some
of out' officials along the border• can no doubt
have an opportunity to distinguish themselves
by bagging these two worthies. We commend
the first named to the tender mercies of the
"Lancaster county Regiment," now not very
far from Breckiuridg - e's camp!
Tim Prince of Wales is about to make a tour
The Movements in the West.
—Beauties of Secession
THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE
MEETING OF THE SUPREME COURT
700,000 VOLUNTEERS ACCEPTED
LATE NEWS FROM RICHMOND
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WAsamTox, Dec. 2
THE PRESIDENT'S MESSAGE.
According to general report the President's
Message is not yet finished, hence it is almost
certain that it will not be communicate' to
Congress till to-morrow.
The Message will not be sent in till noon to
The Supreme Court met at noon. Present
Chief Justice Taney and Associates Clifford,
Grier, Wayne and Catron. No business was
transacted and the court adjourned. The gal
leries of both houses of Congress are densely
700,000 VOLUNTEERS ACCEPTED -NO ADDITIONAL
REGIMENTS TO BE RECRUITED WITHOUT ACT OF
On comparing the accounts of the United
States and the different States, we find that au
thority has been given to raise over 700,000
men for the different branches of the service.
This includes the volunteers called for by the
different States, and the independent regiments
authoriz. d by the War Department.
Notwithstanding this immense number of
men now organizing and in the field, applica
tions continue to pour in for authority to enlist
more men. None will be granted at present,
nor at any time, unless Congress should author
ize more men to be palled
The officers having commissions to recruit
should fill up their regiments at once, and those
willing to go should lose no time in enrolling
themselves while there is au opportunity.
LATE FROM RICHMOND-ALARM IN THE
To-night a gentleman, who left Richmond on
Wednesday last, arrived in this city. He
brings important intelligence relative to the
state of public feeling South, and as his oppor
tunities of observation have been excellent, his
information is regarded as trustworthy. So
well was he confided in by the people of Rich
mond, that over one hundred and fifty letters
for persons in the North were given him to de
liver and these he very properly turned over to
He states the most intense excitement pre
vails in Richmond and throughout the South,
owing to our naval expeditions. Our success at
Hilton Head and Bay Point, the defences of
which were regarded the most formidable which
has been construct, d upon the coast, filled the
Cotton States with dismay, and they had aban
doned their coast defences and the people were
calling upon the Governors of the btates to
withdraw their troops now in Virginia, that
they might return South and prevent the Yan
kees from marching into the interior.
The rrsult of this State of public feeling,
which had became known to the troops in Vir
ginia, had been to cause insubordination and
meetings wherever the Southern troops were ;
and to such an extreme had the mutineers pro
ceeded about Richmond, Yorktown and Man
assas, that Davis and Benjamin had been com
pelled to give the most positive assurance to
the soldiers, that if they would cease their re
bellion a sufficient number should be sent south
to drive the Yankees from their soil.
With this assurance they, the men, had again
become quiet. Between the people of Rich
mond and the Rebel Executive and Congress the
most bitter feeling had been engendered when
the Congress decided to remove the Capital to
Nashville. The troops and politicians from the
Cotton States were loud in their denunciations
of Virginia, and they openly expressed them
selves willing to allow the Yankees to take the
State ; that it was barren and cold, without
transportation, and that to remain during the
winter was utter ruin to them.
The people and troops were in constant ap
prehension of an attack along their whole Poto
mac lines, and this fear has increased now that
a large force have left for the Cotton States.
They were especially apprehensive of a move
ment against them below Occoquan. The news
from Savannah and Pensacola had increased the
panic, and he expressed the opinion that already
Virginia is half conquered without the firing of
FROM TYBEE ISLAND AND
Reconnoissance by Gen. Sherman.
FOUR SUMS FROM FORT PULASKI
BURST NEA.R, THE PARTY.
Commodore Dupont Salts for the Mouth
of the Savannah River
The sterner McClellan has arrived from Tybee
Island and Hilton Head. She carded General
Sherman and staff to Tybee Island, where a re
connoissance was made during which four shells
from Fort Pulaski burst near the party. No
damage was done however. On the return with
the General to Hilton Head the McClellan pass
ed the gun boat Florida with Com. Dupont on
board bound to the Savannah river. The Flor
ida returned the same evening. The McClellan
left Hilton Head on, Thursday night, and brings
mails and dispatches from Gen. Sherman and
Com. Dupont. The health of the troops was
perfect. No news from other points.
Another Skirmish with the Rebels.
THREE REBELS KILLED.
A skirmish occurred on Friday night near
New Market, about five miles from Old Point
Comfort, in which three rebels were killed, in
cluding E. A. Scott, a well known merchant of
Richmond. His body . was identified by letters
found on his person.
FROM FORTRESS MONROE.
NO NEWS FROM TOE SOUTH
BALTIMORE, Nov. 2.
The Old Point boat has arrived, but brings
no news from the south. There was no flag of
truce to or from Norfolk yesterday.
• The steamers Boston and Delaware have sail
ed with large supplies of flour and provisions
for Port Royal.
PROCEEDINGS OF CONGRESS.
Mr. DAWES thought.this was an exception to
the rule, as Mr. Maynard was regularly elected
by a large majority at the August election, and
before Tennessee had taken any stems to get out
of the Union. He also possessed the plotter cer
tificate which qualified him as a member.
Mr. STEVENS, (Pa.,) asked the direct question
whether Mr.. Maynard was elected before the
State attempttd to secede and at the time fixed
Mr. DAWES replied that he was so informed,
and that his election took place under the law
which Mid existed for a long time.
Mr. STEVENS then withdrew his motion and
Mr. Maynard was accordingly sworn in as a
member of Congress from Tennessee.
On motion of Mr. FENTON, (N. Y.) a resolu
tion was adopted appointing a committee to
join such as may be appointed by the Senate to
wait on the President and inform him that a
quorum of both houses were assembled and
ready to proceed to buidness.
Mr. HiclcutiN, (Pa ,) presented the certificate
of the Provisional Government it North Caro
lina, dated at Hatteras, Pertityine to the elec
tion of Mr. Foster as member of Congress from
Mr. VALLANDIGRAM, (Ohio), raised a question
of order The claim of Mr. Foster was referred
at the extra se,ssion to the Committee on selec
tions without favorable action.
Mr. Ilreitrawig replied that this was a new
question diff.rent from that of the former elec
The SPEAKER overruled the point of order
taken by Mr. Vallandigham.
Mr. STEVENS, Pa., said no harm would be done
by referring the certificate ; and on his motion
the case was referred to the Committee onElec
Mr. Wtrrs, delegate from New Mexico, was
Mr. BLAIR, of Virginia, the successor of Mr.
CARLISLE, was also qualified.
Mr. thew:mem, (i 11.,) moved that Mr. Se
gar, of Virginia, be also sworn in.
Mr. I)Awns desired that this case should be
Mr. RICELARD,ON earnestly argued that Mr.
Segar should be sworn in. The House should
not deny to the people of Accomac and North
ampton counties a proper representation, espe
cially as they had laid down their arms which
they had taken up against the federal govern
ment. All the forms of law had been complied
with under the proclamation of the provisional
government of Virginia. •
Mr. KELLOGG, (Ill.,) argued that Mr. Segar
should be admitted in ace rdance with the
principles already settled at the extra session.
Mr. DAWES desired to do no disrespect by wish
ing the question referred. He wanted the
House to consider the subject in all its hearings.
It should be ascertained whether this gentlemen
was elected by 10, 20 or 1,000 votes in a district
where 10,000 may be cast. He wanted a rule
that they could stand by in the future. The
subject was then referred to the Committee on
- - -.
The Vice Pft.ESIIWIT called the Senate to
order at noon. About forty members were
On motion of Mr. 'Lug, 12 o'clock m., was
fixed for the hour of opening the daily sessions.
On motion of Mr. GRIPdES, (Iowa), a message
was ordered to be sent to the House notifying
that body that a quorum of Senators was pres
ent and the Senate was ready to proceed to bu
An informal recess was then taken.
The Senate concurred in the resolution of the
Rouse for the appointment of a joint committee
to wait on tne President.
Messrs. Hall, Trumbull and Latham were ap
pointed as the committee.
Mr. Tatrrunn.L, (Ill.,) gave notice that he
_would introduce to-morrow a bill to confiscate
the property of rebels against the authority of
the united States government and give freedom
to persons held to labor in the slave states.
Mr. WILKINSON, (Minn.,) gave notice of his
intention to introduce a bill to abolish the dis
tinction at present existing between the regular
and volunteer forces of the United States army.
LATER FROM MISSOURI.
SEIURE OF it RAILROAD TRAIN BY
THE MONEY AND MA TT,S SAVED
An Engagement with the Rebels at
NEW You, Dec. 2
RIGHT KILLED, SEVENTEEN WOUNDED
AND FIVE PRISONERS CAPIURED.
LEAVENWORTH, Nov. 30.
The train on the Platt County Railroad was
seized yesterday on its arrival at Weston, by
the guerrillas under Sergeant Gordon, and the U.
S. express company's freight ap, ropriated. All
the money in charge of the express wa: saved.
The mail matter was not taken. Gordon had
previously robbed the stores of several Union
men of Weston. No more trains will be run
on that road till this gang is dispersed.
Major R. M. Hough. A. D C. to Gen. Hun
ter, in command of four companies of the first
Missouri cavalry, as an escort to a large train
from Sedalia, arrived yesterday. The command
had an engagement with the rebels at Black
Walnut creek, Johnston county, killed eight
cavalry, wounded seventeen and took five pris
oners. Five federals including Major Hough,
were injured. None severely. Weather cold
and ice running in the river.
BALTrmortm, Dec. 2
BENOWSKIO, (C. W.) Dec. 2.
The Government schooner Lacanadiene was
wrecked near Caribeau Island in a snow storm.
All on board, thirty-seven persons, were saved
in small boats.
MONTREAL, C. W., Dec. 2.
A heavy snow fell last night, and there is
good sleighing in' the city and surrounding
litrus GREENWOOD, of Cincinnati, has com
menced the manufacture of rifles in Louisville,
HOG Cnoranu continues to prevail in York
county, Pa., and is said to be very fatal.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 2
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
'lle House was opened at noon with prayer
by the Rev. Mr. Stockton. The roll of mem
bers was then called by the clerks.
One hundred and fourteen members answered
to their names, including Messrs. SAROBANT and
PHELPS of California, Mr. HooPF. of Massachu
setts, Mr. Wilson of lowa, and Mr. Br,RNEIBEL,
delegate from Utah, and Mr. CRADLEBAUGH, del
egate from Nevada.
Mr. DAWES, (Mass.,) moved that Mr. May
nard, of Tennessee, be sworn in as the member
froth the second district of Tennessee.
Mr. STEVENS, (Pa.,) said that Mr. Maynard
may have been properly elected, but we all
know the fact that Tennessee was as far as it
could be out of the Union. As there were seve
ral other cases he thought that the subject
brought forward by Mr. Dawes should be re
ferred to the Committee on Elections.
Black W alnut.
Wm 201 trtisentents
A very small Tan Terrier Dog, answers
to the name of "Fly," a reasonable reward will be
pate for h:s return. Apply to this office. de2-it
TO SE AMSTER&
WANTED—A 1 Buttonhole Workers
and Fini•hera. apply immediately at the Mar.
risburg Cheap t Manufactory, de2-it
Afine MOSAIC BREASTPIN set in gold
was lostatis morning in Second street or Market
Square. The lihder will be suitably rewarked by inv.
log it at the Post Office. deZnit
HARRISBURG BRIDGE COMPANY.-
Th e stockhoPers or the Harrisburg Bridge Com
pany are heresy notified that the Annual Eleettee aid be
W-Id '4l 1110 ND ar, the 6th d.y of JAACTIRY next, be
tween the hours of
. 10 o'clock in the forenoon and 3
o'eiock in the afternoon, at the Eastern Toll Rouse of Sa d
company, in the city of Harrisburg, for the purpose of
eoctlng one President twelve D l reetore, and one Treasur
er and Secretary, for the ensuing year.
J WALLACE, ESec'y
HARRISBURG BRIDG g t'FrlcE, December 2, 1861.
MIDDLETOWN' AND HARRISBURG
TOR VPIRE RO D COUPS NY —The stockholders
in the Middletown and Harrisburg Turnpike Road Com.
pany are hereby Loulled that the nnilil Election WUI be
held on .110o.Da IT, the 6th thiry of January next, between
the hours of 11 o'clock in the forenoon atA 3 o'clock is
the al ternoon, at the Office on the corner of Front and
Chesnut streets, in this city, for the purl one of electing
one President, six Managers, and one Treasurer and sec
retary, for the ensuing year. '
J. WALLACE, Sec'y
Harrisburg, Drcember 2. 1861 ,—doaw.3t
WANTED. --In a genteel family one
or two "unflrnishert rooms," via' hoarding for
a gentleman, wire and child. Adireis, HENRY, this
office, stating terms. n 029
THE DANDELEON COFFEE now offered
to the public, is prepared from the crash roots
In submitting this vabable &Ili, le t i the public favor,
the manufacturer only com,,lies * with the urgent and in
creasing demand.; o. the public. ft is unquestionably
one of the meet relitbie and effectual remodel; yet dis
cot, red for the diseases it is ap led. It is strongly re
commenced by the Faculty as a so erinr nutrient; bever
age for General Deb'lity, Dyspepsia, Disease of the Liver,
Flamm dinar, ions and Irri - able condMon of tee Stomach.
The many thousands who have be. n•reluctantly compel
led to abandon she u::e of C .flee, owing to the injury done
to their h alth, will find this superior to the bestJ4va Ger
tee, to say nothing or its great and acsnow edged medi
dual benefits. The intell.gent p rdon or the community
are so well acquai ted witu the m , dicinal Properties of
toe Dandelion, that they require but the assurance that
the rt•cle fared to them is the pore Dandelion Root.
irrOne pound of tnis Coffee will make as much as
two pounds of the best Java
Fo - sale by
no3O WM. Di , g. Jr., & Co.
DIARIES FOR 1862.
11HE largest and best selected assortment of
DIa.RIES ever imported into this city can
be found at
BERGNER'S Cheap Bookstore
D RIED SWEET CORN (SHAKER.)
DRIED APPLES, DRIED PEACHES.
Fresh Peaches. (In cans.)
Just received and for sale by
no3o WM 110 CR.. Jo & Co,
TO THE PUBLIC.
THE undersigned would respectfully in.
form the citizens of Harri , burg thal he his cam.
mencd the minulacture of : , aussges and Pudding. Ho
tels and private families will be supplied with a first rate
article and at low rates Stall, upper one, in upper In ar
ket house, wt side.
J. WALLOWER, Jr., Agent.
R. A: MARTIN , M. D.,
OFFERS his professional services to the
cinztns of Harrisburg and vicinity. Wilco in `Pa
tn,,t and Union" Bui ding,
Third street above Market,
SOLDIER'S CAMP COMPANION". -M.
very o - nvelsient Writt ng D ; also, Pertfolioa,
Memorandum Books, Inrimonmues, tkc , • t
n2O tiCHEFFEK'S BO•agTORE.
DEARIgb; F)i 1862.—A great variety
at exceediag low pralm at
n2O SH ,FFER'S BOOKS PO -4E.
GOLD PENS !—The hrgest and best
stock, from $l.OO to $4 o,—warranted—.t
SM , :FFER'S )li9 `ORE
PALM LEAF MATTRESSES,
CO IIION TOP MATTRESSES,
CAMP STOOLS &c., &c.
On hand and for sa e at tt.e very lowest rates tin' cash.
Hair Mattresses and Spring Bottoms made to order.
HAIR MATTRESSES &c.,
Repaired and made equal to new, very ressonabis, all at
No. 109, Market strett, between Fourth and Fifth, by
0c.9 'Arad J. T. BARYITZ.
(at old prices.)
flannels, Ticking, Dribinge,
Ginghauas, Calicoes, Towlings,
All kinds of Domestic Goods,
A splendid Line of Shawls.
All kinds of Men and Boys wear,
In great variety to be found at
SCHEFFER'S BOOK STORE !
(Near the Harrisburg Bridge.)
Isa IotofinCONSECI NOTE
PAPER, winch we will sell at 31.15 per ream.
)0 per re.ria for NITE PA:'KK, decorated with
the latest and very handsome emblems and pairiO o c
83.50 for 3000 WHITE ENVELOPES, with national air!
patriotic emblems, printed in two colors.
Please give us a call. F. SCHEFFEE,
n 2 i -d2wo