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Forever float that standard sheet 1
Where breathes the foe but falls before um
With Freedom's soil beneath our feet,
And F'reedom'ii banner streaming o'er us
THE UNION-THE CONSTITuTiON-AND
THE ENFORCEMENT OF THE TAW.
Friday Afternoon, January 31, 1862,
One of the pretexts which has been used by
the northern dough-faces for many years, to
impede and interrupt the dissemination of a
just sentiment on the subject of negro slavery,
is, that all men who oppose slavery are aboli
tionists, emancipationists or fanatics. They
allege that the northern opponent of slavery is
in favor of the immediate emancipation of the
slaves of the south, a measure which no man,
however blindly he may be in favor of aboli
tionism, cin fail to discover, would result in
disaster to all sections of the country, simply
because the sudden change and disrupture of
society which would follow such a moveirent,
must drag down with it forms and principles
now essential to the permanency of the Union.
In this war, particularly, those who are opposed
to slavery, are bitterly denounced as abolition
ists by those who have no other means of show
ing their sympathies for traitors.
The abolitionism which has taken hold of
the public heart and animates the army, is that
which contemplates the disfranchisement of
slavery. Republican principles deny the right
of any class - of men in a Republican form of
government to exercise or wield privileges and
power which prejudice any interest or principle
relating to other citizens of that Republic. In
its political bearing and influence, no man will
attempt to deny that this has been the tendency
of slavery, at least so far as its enfranchisement
is concerned, because the power thus vested in
the hands of a few men in the south, outb al
arming and overshadowing the same number of
free white men in the north, has led to the ar
rogance of the slave driver, the engendering
of an aristocracy, and the rebellion which they
now wage to usurp all the authority of the fed
eral government. When we abolish the fran
chises of slaVery, we will have achieved a po
litical victory which will shorten the road to
the moral, individual and social amelioration of
slavery. It is the fear of this disfranchisement
that has aroused the slave-holder of the south
to the realization of his political dangers. It
is not the mere loss financially in the institu
tion which has caused rebellion, but the fact
that slavery is bound to loose its prestige in
TEE BAYONET IS THE THING
A person who was present at the battle of
Buena Vista, and afterward wrote a description
of it, said that when the American and Mexi
can armies were drummed up face to face in
battle array, and before the fighting had com
menced, Gen. Taylor rode slowly along in front
of his men, saying some encouraging word to
each company as he passed it. "Old. Rough
and Ready" sat carelessly on his horse, with
One foot in the stirrup and the other leg hang
ing over the saddle on the same side, and as he
passed the spot where the writer was., standing
he said: "The bayonet, my hardy cocks, the
bayonet is the thing." Secretary Stanton's re
cent general order shows that he holds this
weapon in equal esteem. "In the prompt and
spirited movements and daring at the battle of
Mill Springs," he says, with stirring eloquence,
"the nation will realize its hopes, and the
people of the United States will rejoice to honor
every soldier add officer who proves his courage
by charging with the bayonet and storming entrench
ments, or in the blaze of the enemy's fire."
There cm be no doubt that determined
charges with the bayonet are the highest feats
of personal daring, and the best proof that sol
diers can give of their bravery. When their
courage is equal to this, it is equal to any 'de
mands that can be made upon it. The stirring
appeal of the new Secretary will make thous
ands of our brave fellows eager for oppor
tunities to distinguish themselves in this way.
ENGLAND IS SATISFIED ! Satisfied with what?
This is a grave question, full of meaning, but
as the English press and their American coteni
poraries join in the cry that England is satisfied,
we must accept the assurance as the certainty
of peace, until England again becomes dissatis
fied, Which will be the moment her rapacious
and jealous ministers of state imagine that
they have found another pretext on which to
base some preposterous claim or arrogant de
mand on this government, then they will
only be satisfied, and through them the satisfac
tion of the English people, established by another
ovsnohelminy argument L W' the federal administration.
la the Trent affair, the British government
were determined to be dissatisfied—resolved, if
possible, to provoke a war with the American
States, but failing in this, and discovering
that the claim they had made was- the recogni
tion of a policy this government bad long in
sisted upon and advocated, the British aristoc
racy were glad to escape the dilema and the
shame which their own inconsistency had
brought upon them in the eyes of the world,
by asserting a satisfaction which is as hypo
critical as all their former profeisions of friend
ship for the Repeblic of the West
BALLACK. has ordered the execution of
seven bridge burners, after having been con
victed of the offence. This is the [doper man
ner to deal with such traitorous imadiaries.
OUR NORTHERN ALLY.
The alliance which is generally formed by
treaty, is as generally of very little force, effect
or importance, because nations have little re
gard for their word when selfish wisdom inter
poses to tempt them to do wrong. Very few
treaties that have been formed, since diplomacy
combined the art of lying in order to deceive,
but have been violated or disregarded, when
it suited the purpose of the nation thus derelict;
or when it had the power to outrage interna
tional law at its command. The British gov
ernment, for instance, has indulged in more
diplomatic covenant of peace and comity than
any other nation in the world ; and yet the
enormity of its violations of these compacts,
has more than once filled mankind with shame
and the world with indignation. England is
ever prompt to plight its faith when prosperity
promises to greet its progress ; but the moment
profit and gain vanish from its vision, its
potentates and ministers forgot their pledges,
deny their covenants, and abrogate their com
pacts. The shores of every ocean and sea in the
Universe attest the outrages of these violations
—bleeding India has proven them in her sighs
and groans—tortured China illustrates them
in her opium victims —while, wherever weak
ness bad an interest or a resource, or ignorance
the possession of a territory which excited the
cupidity of Great Britain, in that dire& ion its
diplomats directed their arts and their cunning,.
until they could procure a treaty of alliance,
which English hypocricy at once violated, while
British force and arms insisted on their viola
tion at the expense of the lives and the
property of the innocent and defenceless.
We believe that the government of the Uni
ted States has never by treaty, entered into an
understanding of alliance for offensive and de
fensive operations with any nation in the world.
Our means of information now does not afford
us the intelligence to be positive on this point,
and yet we feel certain that, with the exception
of the alliance with France during the war of
the revolution, the government of the United
States has stood aloof from treaties of alliance
for belligerent purpo- , es with any nation in the
world. Observation taught our rulers that such
written understandings were as useless as ropes
of sand. And yet we have an ally—a bold,
powerful, and almost invincible ally—advoca
ting and maintaining principles directly the op
posite and the extreme of our own system of
government—with a people scarcely possessing
an interest in common with our own—with
laws that admit of no appeal and a monarch
who is absolute—we still possess the unwritten
alliance in the sympathies, the prayers and the
admonitions of RUSSIA.
During the late embarrassing condition of
our relations with England, when the rotten
aristocracies of the world regarded our position
with a sneer and replied to our arguments with
a scoff, the Russian government simply intima
ted to the administration at Washington a lins
of policy which after developments proved to
have been a singular and happy acquiescene in
the very policy which President Lincoln had
adopted In the Trent issue. Russia, unlike its
neighboring dynasties, bad no worn or sytn puny
or encouragement for Great Britain. DesPising
all dissimulation, and contenting himself with
the utterance of a friendly word for the people
and the proffer of a dignified advice to the gov
ernment of the United States, the Russian Empe
ror was willing to trust to the judgment of the
American people with a confidence that proves
that he has regard for our welfare as well as
solicitude for our progress and destiny. These
facts must never be forgotten by the American
government and people ; and however different
the impulses and the interests of the two na
tions, and distinctive and widely separated
their policies of government, henceforth Russia
and the United States are bound in an alliance
more endurable than any which the nations of
the world have heretofore attempted to preserve
on parchment This alliance will be shown in
acts of friendly reciprocity, instead of the empty
compliments of hollow-hearted diplomacy, and
as the governments of the two countries are
thus drawn into more intimate relations of reci
procity and recognition, and the people respect
ively begin to understand the immense resources
at their command, with the vast interests which
their labor represents, the world will yet be
held in abeyance by this moral alliance of Rus
sia and the United States, and through the influ
ence of the extreme policy carried forward by
each, much good must certainly accrue to man
kind. Henceff rtn, too, will it become the du
ty of this government to make our ministerial
representative at the imperial court of the Czar
not merely the embodiment of a formal and
immaterial. interest, but the representative of
our material wealth, our power of resource and
production, our triumphs in the field and on
the ocean, and our moral as well as physical
ability to lead where'science points the way or
energy and enterprise are ready to be crowned
by the most honorable achievements of nations.
Timex Ramon OF Dommts are daily ex
pended by this government to maintain ita
military organization. Three millions of dol.
lars! And for what purpose is this expense
incurred? Is it to drive from our shores a
foreign foe ? No ! Ls it to put down the savage
Indians rushing on our defenceless border ?
No ! lb it to advance civilization and religion?
No. Well may the world then demand to know
the object for which this immense treasure is
expended. And well may we answer that it is
to prevent a few thousand slaveholders from
destroying this government. It is to put an
end to the rebellion of the , 2e slaveholders,
backed and aggravated by the misrepresenta
tion of our government by a clique of corrupt
politicians, that the national authorities are
compelled to spend three millionsof dollars
every twenty-four hours. All for slavery— all
to prevent the minions of slavery from usurping
the rights of freemen.
Tam PNELADErmiIe ha:graze, is in error when
it states that Col. Ruff had mustered in -the
great majority of one hundred thousand men,
wham , Pennsylvania has now in the service
of the national government. The muster
ing of these men was princip illy performed in
this city and in Pittsburg, by Captains Simmons,
Hastings and Dodge, while' the number mus
tered in Philadelphia by Col. Ruff did not ex
ceed ten thousand men. This statement we
consider due to the energy of three of the most
gallant captains in the regular service,
penttoplpania lOntiv (telegraph. frittap 'Afternoon, Januar!) 31, 1862.
REPORTED EXPRESSLY FOR THE TELEGRAPH
FRIDAY, Jan. 31, 1862.
The Senate met at 11 o'clock A. M., and Wits
called to order by Speaker HALL.
The Journal of yesterday was read.
Several reports from committees were pre
sented ; among them the following:
Mr. CONNELL, (Finance,) as committed,
joint resolution relative to the appointment of
a committee to consider the manner of assessing
and collecting the direct tax levied by the Uni
Said bill was taken up and passed by the fol
Yeas—Messrs. Benson, Boughter, Bound,
Connell, Crawford, Fuller, Hamilton, Hiestand,
Imbrie, Landon, Lawrence, Lowry, Penney,
Serrill, Wharton and Hall, Speaker-16.
NAve—Messrs. Clymer, Donavan, Glatz,
Irish, Johnson, Kinsey, Lamberton, Mott, Nich
ols, Reilly, Robinson, Smith, (Montgomery,)
Smith, (Philadelphia,) and Stein-14.
So the bill passed finally.
Mr. IMBUE, (Finance,) as committed, a sup
plement to an act to create a loan, and provide
for arming the State.
Several other reports were made of bills, all
of a private nature.
A large number were taken up and passed;
after which the Senate
Adjourned till Monday, at 3 o'clock, r. m
The House was called to order at 10 o'clock
A. H., and opened with prayer by Rev. Frank
Agreeably to order, the House proceeded to
eonsider the special order of the day, viz: the
"act to provide for the payment of the direct
tax," and the amendment to the same propo
sed by Mr. WILLIAMS.
The bill and the proposed amendment, were
read as follows:
AN ACT to provide for the payment of the di-
Sze - flex 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and Ilouse
of Representatives of the Comnumwealth of Pennsyl
vania, in General Assembly met, and it is hereby
enacted by the authority of the same:—That the
quota of the direct tax apportioned to the
State of Pennsylvania by the act of Congress
entitled "An Act to provide increase eve
nue from imports to pay interest on the
public debt, and for other purposes," passed
on the fifth day of August one thousand eight
hundred and sixty-one, be and the same is
hereby assumed by the State of Pennsylvania;
and that for the purpose of paying and satisfy
ing the same to the treasury of the United
States, (after deducting fifteen per cent=
thereon in accordance with the provisions of said
act)the Governor is hereby authorized to release
to the United States the whole or any part of the
claim of this State against the United States,
and to pay any balance of said quota, that may
remain due after such release, out of any mon
eys heretofore refunded ,or that may hereafter be
refunded, to this State by the United States, on
account of expenses incurred by this State in
enrolling, subsisting, clothing, supplying, arm
ing, equipping, paying and transporting vol
unteers employed in aiding to suppress the pre
sent insurrection against the United States.
Mr. WILLIAMS moved to amend, by sub
substituting the following:
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House
of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Pennsyl
vania in General Assembly met, and it is hereby
enacted by authority of the same, Inaccordance with
the pr,,vinio.n,of-the_ fiftyAkii Bertiim of the
act of the Congress of the United States entitled
" An act to provide increased revenue from im
portations to pay interest on the public debt,
and for other purposes," approved on the fifth
day of August, A. D. 1861, the State of Penn
sylvania will and does hereby undertake said
assume to assess, collect and pay into the Treas
ury of the United States the quota, to wit :
The sum of one million,
nine hundred and
forty-six thousand, seven hundred and nineteen
and one-third dollars of the direct tax imposed
by the said act of Congress, apportioned there
by to the said State of Pennsylvania for the
current year, one thousand eight hundred and
sixty-two, subject however to such deductions
4nd abatement as the said state may be entitled
to under the terms and provisions of the said
act, and it shall be the duty of the State Treas
urer to procure an adjustment of the amount
which will be actually due and payable there
upon and to pay into the Treasury of the United
States from time to time the proceeds of all col
lections made on account of the said tax and on
or before the fifteenth day of June next, to pay
and satisfy the whole unpaid residue and re
mainder thereof out of any moneys in the
treasury not otherwise appropriated.
Sec. 2. That it shall be the duty of the'GOV
emor of this State to give notice to the Secre
tary of the Treasury of the United States of
the intention of this State to assess, collect
and pay into the treasury of the United States
the direct tax imposed, as aforesaid, by the said
act of Congress upon the said State, upon the
terms prescribed, as aforesaid, by the fifty
third section of the said act; and he is more
over further empowered to execute a release on
behalf of this 'Commonwealth, and under its
proper seal, of any liquidated or determined
claim thereof, against the United States, of
equal amount with any deduction to which
this State may be found entitled, upon a proper
adjustment of the said tax, in conformity with
the provisions of this act.
Mr. WILLIAMS withdrew his amendment;
The question recurring on the original bill,
Mr. KAINE moved to amend by adding after
the words, "fifth day of August, one thousand
eight hundred and sixty-one," in the 7th line,
the words, " one million nine hundred and
forty six thousand seven hundred and nineteen
and one-third' dollars."
The amendment was agreed to.
Mr. SCOTT moved further to amend by stri
king from the tenth line the words, " fifteen
per centum," and insert the words, "such per
centum as may be allowed."
The amendment was agreed to.
Mr. WILLIAMS moved to amend by striking
out all after the word "Pennsylvania," in the
fourth line, and insert the following:
In accordance with theprovisions of the fifty
third section of the act of the Congress of the
United States, entitled, "An Act to provide in
creased revenue from imp)rtations to pay in
terest on the public debt, and for other pur
poses," approved on the fifth day of August,
anno domini, one thousand eight hundred and
sixty-one, the State of Pennsylvania will, and
does, hereby undertake and assume, and pay,
into the, treasury of the United States, the
quota, to-wit: the sum of one million nine
hundred and forty-six thousand seven hundred
and nineteen and one-third dollars of the direct
tax imposed by the said act of Congress, appor
tioned thereby to the said State of Pennsylvania
for the current year one thousand eight hundred
and sixty-two, subject, however, to such deduc
tions and abatement as the said State may be
entitled to under the terms and provisions of
the said act; and it shall be the duty of the
State Treasurer to procure an adjustment of the
amount which will be actually due and payable
thereupon, and to pay into the treasury of the
United States, on or before the thirteenth day
of June next, the whole amount so ascertained
and adjusted, out of any moneys in the treasury
not otherwise appropriated.
Sao. 2. That it shall be the duty of the Gover
nor of this State to give notice to the Secretary
of the Treasury of the United States of the in
tention of this State to assume and pay into
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
FRIDAY, Jan, 31, 1862
TIM DIRECT TAX
the Treasury of the United States the direct
tax imposed, as aforesaid, by the said act of
Congress upon the said State, upon the terms
prescribed, as aforesaid, by the fifty-third sec
tion of the said act ; and he is, moreover, fur
ther empowered to execute a release on behalf
of this Commonwealth, and under its proper
seal of any liquidated or determined claim
thereof against the United States of equal
amount, with any deduction to which this
State may be found entitled upon a proper ad
justment of the said tax, in conformity with
the provisions of this act.
The amendment was disagreed to —yeas 20,
Mr. WILLIAMS moved to amend by insert
ing after the word " Pennsylvania" in the
fourth line the words " for the current year of
one thousand eight hundred and sixty-two.
The first section of the original bill was agreed
Mr. CESSNA moved the following as an ad
ditional section :
That the Governor of this Commonwealth be
requested to forward to the Secretary of the
United States on or before the second Tuesday
of February, one thousand eight hundred and
sixty-two, a copy of. the foregoing section.
The amendment was agreed to, and the bill
then passed unanimously.
REPORTS OF CO3DLIITKES
A number of bills were reported from the
committees, including the following :
Mr. TRACY, (Banks,) with amendment., an
act to change the name of the Milton Saving's
bank, and for other purposes.
Mr. ROSS, (Luzerne,) (same,) an acb relative
to the Bank of Penn township, Philadelphia.
Mr. ABBOTT, (same,) with amendment, an
act for the suppression and destruction of bank
Mr. NEIMAN, (same,) as committed, an act
to reduce the capital stock of the Girard Bank
BILLS IN PLACE
A number of bills were read in place, includ
ing the following:
Mr. SUIT, a supplement to an act apprjed
thirteenth of October, one thousand eight hun
dred and fifty seven, to provide for the resump
tion of specie payments by the banks, and for
the relief of debtors.
Senate amendment to the joint resolution of
the House relative to the assessment and col
lection of the direct tax was considered and
A number of bills of a private nature, were
considered and passed, when the House
Adjourned until Monday at 3 o'clock P. M.
Later News from Europe.
Arrival of the Steamship Africa
Resumption of the Shipment of Muni-
dons of War.
Earl Russell on the Stone Blockade.
'The Cunard steamship Africa has arrived,
with Liverpool rapers to Saturday, the 18th
inst., and telepraph, via Queenstown, to the
The CommissiOnein of Coatorua haw, racoiv
?orders to permit the exportation of all articles
of war munitions, against which the prohibi
tion was recently issued.
It is reported that Earl Russell, in response
to a memorial from the Liverpool Shipowners
Association, relative to the stone blockade at
Charleston, said that'll° had sent a dispatch in
December, warning the American Government
against the ill feeling the proceeding would en
gender, and that it would lead to the opinio that
a re-construction of the Union was considered
hopeless. After the design was carried out he
sent another .dispatch, expressing strong hopes
that it would not be repeated elsewhere.
It is rumored that the French and other
Governments were taking similar steps.
Breadstuffa were firmer at Liverpool and all
qualities of wheat were slightly higher. Pro
visions were declining.
Consols for money are quoted at 93®931.
Tutus, January 19.—Garribaldi has retused
to accept the Presidency of the national society
An interesting debate took -place in the
Italian Parliament on the Roman question.—
Picasesa said that the doctrines of Italy were
LIVERPOOL, Jan. 19.—The sales of cotton on
Saturday we2'ooo , bales, including 1,600 to
speculators and exporters. The market closed
dull, with a 'downward tendency. Breadstufls
were firm, and corn is tending upward. Prni
Sr. Prrassenso, Jan. 19.—The Gazette of the
Senate.contains a decree authorizing the issue
of thirty millions of treasury bonds for the
payment of the subscription to the railway com
pany. These bonds are not to be yet issued,
and the National bank is to discount them.
LONDON, Jan. 19.—Consols, closed yesterday
68®93k for money. Illinois Central shares
54a43 discount. Ede Railroad 27ig. 28:1.
HAVE, Jan. 16.—Cotton closed dull but
Steady at a decline of 6@ f 6 francs. The sales
of the week were 8,000 bales Orleans, Tresor
dilutive 1 62f., Aas 1 &if. The stock in port is
The morning Post rejoices at the general con
demnation of the stone blockade, and says it is
rousing the European Governments to a com
mon sentiment of indignation, and asks why
more forbearance is shown to America, than
was the case when Belgium was recognized, par
ticularly as Holland was never guilty of the
barbarities committed by the Washington cab-
The suspension of specie payments continued
to be the theme of gloomy prognostications, for
The Daily News in reviewing Mr. Seward's
Trent dispatch, says that although it contains
Much that is questionable in law, its main po
sitions are certainly, based in acknowledged le
More diplomatic correspondence is published,
including a letter, from Mr. Seward to the
Secretary of the Navy condemning in strong
terms the fact that the captain Of the British
schooner James Caball was taken into New
York with 'the British flag flying under that of
the United States, and another note condemn
ing the act of an American commander in ex
tracting an oath from three British seamen cap
tured for a breach of ,the blockade, that they
would not undertake a similar proceeding again.
The seamen are relieved from the obligation of
FILANCX. It reported that; when Mr. Day
ton submitted the names of 20-or 30 Aniori
ems to Hr. Thouvenal for presentation to the
gpperor on New Year's day, the latter en
(tithed as to the character of the Americans.
Dir. Drayton replied that they were all eligible
fo r presentation to the President of the United
states. The result was that no Americans
were at the reception.
The bourse was advancing, relates 69f sc.
THE LATEST VIA QUEENSTOWN.
LONDON, Jan. 19.—The Observer suggests the
expediency of the intervention of France and
England between the federals and rebels of
America, and says that such an act would be
approved by the whole world, and be gladly
accepted by both sidts.
The Persia arrived at Liverpool yesterday,
and the•Niaara at Queenstown to-day.
MADRID, Jan. 19.—The pirate Sumter having
been ordered by the Spanish government to
leave Cadiz, has gone to Gibraltar.
The report that the government intends clo
sing the chambers is denied.
Pertis,Jan. 19.---The Journal Des Debafs thinks
that Lord Palmerston's intentions towards the
United States are not pacific.
The Temps, in announcing that Mason and
Slidell are expected at Have, says that no ob
stacle will be offered to the fulfillment of their
mission to France and England. The plenipo
tentiaries of the South will be allowed to plead
for the recognition of the South,
The PFesse says that the French Government
will receive neither Mason or Slidell, nor any
other Southern commissioners.
The Pays says, that the government of
Equador has requested the mediation of Eng
land in Peru, and that England has accepted
The Indep.ndence Beige says, that France will
assume the iniative in a remonstrance against
the blockade of the Southern ports, and that
England will only afford France moral support.
The ffortileur says that the partisans In Eng
land for the recognition of the South increases,
and no doubt there will be many advocates of
this measure in Parliament.
The Bourse closed firm on Saturday ; renter,
69 ® 80c.
VIeNNA. Jan. 1.9.—1 t i 8 reported that fresh
negotiations have been opened between Austria
FROM FORTRESS MONROE.
Proclamation of the Provisional Gov
ernor of North Carolina,
An Election Ordered for Members of
the United States Congress.
Intelligence from Southern Newspapers
THE CONDITION OF SAVANNAH
Engagement Between the Blockading
Squadron and Commodore Tatnel'a
tti4 0: 011 044 I=llllll 0:4: :4 •:11',10 .0:41
THEY TENDER WOOLEN SKIRTS FOR
Communications between Fort Pulaski
and Savannah cut off.
WILMINGTON ELM SHELLED BY THE
D. 8. VESSELS.
In expectation of the success of General
Burnside's expedition, in opening at least two
Congressional districts of North Carolina, Mar
ble Nash Taylor, provisional Governor, has
issued a proclamation ordering an election on
the 22nd of February, to ratify or reject the
Of Om Convention . of the Daft of
November; and also for the election of the
representatives in Congress.
NEW YORK, Jan. 31
A flag of truce went to Craney island this
The tolowing items are from .the southern
papers of to-day and yesterday:
SAVANNAII, Jan. 19.—The city is compara
tively quiet, and no immediate attack is appre
hended. The object of the Yankees seems to
be to cut off communication with Fort Pulaski.
There were six federal gunb'ats at Wall's cut,
and seven at the head of Wilmington island,
commanding the channel of the riveryesterday.
Tatnalls fleet conveyed two steamers and a
fleet towards Fort Pulaski with provisions.—
The enemy opested fire upon them and the bat
tle lasted forty minutes. The provision boats
and the steamer Sampson aro now returning.—
The federals fired upon the latter and she was
Fort Pulaski is now fully provisioned for six
A letter from an officer of the fort says that
the enemy cannot take the fort by an attack.
The Yankees are engaged in removing the
obstructions in the channel. There are other
defences yet to pass. The people of Savannah
are firm and confident in their ability to defend
The Norfolk Day Book calls upon the ladies
to contribute their old woolen skirts and
dreg: esto the government, the price ol
flannel used for fixed ammunition being so
high as to subject the government to a serious
The New Orleans Delta says, that a steamer
ran the blockade from Charleston on the night
of the 13th, with one thousand bales of cotton.
The vacancy in the rebel congress caused by
the death of Tyler, will be filled by an election
on the 10th of February.
Auousra, Jan. 28.—Intelligence from Savan
nah states that six federal vessels entered the
river yesterday back of the little Tybee. and
passed np to the north end of Wilmington
Island, thereby cutting off the communication
between Fort Pulaski and the city of Savannah.
The enemy shelled Wilmington island, and
fired at the confederate steamer Ida, but no
injury was done. Commodore Tatnall's fleet
was at Thunderbrlt.
Some of the pilots who had refused to give
their services to the officers of the Burnside
Expedition, report that tae federal forces are
30,000 strong, and that the fleet numbers 175
PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 31.
The breadstuffs' market was very dull to day
and prices drooping. Flour meets a limited
inquiry—sales 1000 Ws , extra family at $6 76
@6 00; a small lot of superfine at $5 25. Rye
flour sells slowly at $3 50. and corn meal at
$3 00. Wheat is dull-2,000 bushels red sold
at $1 33, andsmalllotsof white at $1 40®1 45.
Rye is steady at 72c. Cora continues to meet
a very limited inquiry, with sales of 8,000 bu
shels—new yellow at 55®561c., and old at 600.
10,000 bushels Penna. oats sold at 38c. In
groceries there is very little doing. Provisions
are dull—sales of mess pork at $l2 00®12 60,
and 100 Tcs. lard at Bc. Whiskey has declined
NNW YORK, Jan. U.
Flour firm ; sales of 8.000 bbls. Wheat ad
vanced lc., sales of 6,000 bush. at $1 46 for
Michigan white. Corn firm ; sales unimport
ant at 64@,64c. Provisions quiet and un
changed. Whisky dull and nominal at 24
Exchange is unsettled at 13®13i •, P. C.
firm. The money market is easy ; gold active
al 3i®,34,; P. C. prem. stocks better ; C &R.
I. 55.1- ; 111. Cen. R. R. 61} ; 111. Ceo. bonds
93 ; Michigan Southern 42} ; Reading 42f ;
Michigan and Missouri 87-1. ; Virginia 6a 51f
Illinois wit. loan 78 coupons of 19 81 ; Mich ,
7s war loan 91, federal coupons fis of 1874 79}
do. 63 1881 89k.
FORTRESS HORROR, Jan. 30.
MARKETS BY TELEGRAPH.
FROM KENTUCKY I
The Remain of Zollicoffer and
Lovisvata, Jan. O.
The remains of Zollicoffer and Peyton reached
Mumfordevilie to-day in charge of ntheoffer's
Brigade Burgeon, temporarily released on pa_
role of honor.
On Wednesday evening a locomotive ani
tender going northward for water,cellided with
a freight train, killing James Whitley,Erema n ,
and injuring seveml others.
No news from below. No forward move
ment in southern KentEcky expected ; for som e
time, as the condition of the roads is each that
makes transportation impossible.
, grew 26vertunnunt9
WANTED a silent or active partner
with $l,OOO to $1 500, to take an inter st is IL,
old established ind opular manotacturing busine,, ko
Lancaster city. For further informahun adds--a
union hotel, Harri,biir
TWO OR FOUR gentlemen, or a gentle.
mat and lady, can and a pleasant apartment by
caring st Km. P. COLE •iAN's,
j3t It North street, second door from Front
Wednesday evening in ving
from South street to Tbird street and Market
Gentleman's Black Cloth Cape A suitable rewari will
be paid by leaving it at this office. j3l
CELEBRATED DANDELION COFFEE.
JUST ti ECEIV ED a large quantity o f
superior Dandelion Coffee, which we Will sell low
ti suit the times ; also, pure ground Rio Coffee aai Tur
key Coffee all put up in one pound packages. Call or I
examine at the wholesale and retail croce y store of
NICHOLS & BOWMAN,
corner of Front and Market street;.
FAMILY WASHING BLUE, an excel
lent substitute for Indigo, for sale at the wholesale
and retail grocery store of
NICHOLS lc BOWMAN,
corner of Front and Market streets
FOR RENT.--Part of a two-story brick
house, sitaated in Walnut street, between Front
and Pecond. Enquire of C. C. MATREWs.
NOTlCE.—Whereas, ley ,wife Barbara
has left my bed and board without just cause or
provocation notice Is hereby given to all persons not to
harbor or trust her on my account, as I will pay no
debts of her contracting from this date,
ELAIUMBUBO, Jan. 31, 1862. 3t*
DID YOU HEAR THE NEWS ?
No, WHAT IS IT? • Why Wynkoop's
Regiment have been taken by MILLE R,the Ambro
typist, who is now established in Market street near
Fifth, where he is prepared to take all who call on him
at prices ranging from twenty five cents to $lO. Give
me a call and examine my specime-a.
W.K. G. BELLER.
Market street, near Fifth, over Ifeeedloch's Broker Olt:,
A RESTAURANT COOK. Apply at the
za. European Hotel, Barri Ourg city, Pa.
INSTRUCTION IN MUSIC.
ALady, qualified by a thorough Musi
cal Edoestion acquired by a long course of study
la Europa under Eminent Madera and by several veara
of successful teaching, desicea a few pupas :n Piano
music and singing, Operatic and Balled sty lea. Adar,E.3
G. L., Box 87 , Harrisburg, P. O. r:3 ?Ards
SCRIRFFELIN BROTHERS & CO.,
WHOLESALE DRUGG ISTS,
AND 0141A.LERS in Fancy Gondß,
fum,ry, he. Um agents for the tide of Relined
-Petroleum. IllumMaltiag On, iriperor to any coal oil ;
furnished In any quantities at the lowest market rates.
170 and 172 William Str;et,
CUBE OF SUFF'ZILLIIG AID DISEASE
I'BROUGH WAKING Clairvoyant per
tend n of the causes of disorders .
the celebrated Medical Ilkamitter has arrivdd at H.rms
burg and taken
Room No. 45 at the Jones' House,
where he will remain a abort time for medical °lamina.
lion of persons afflicted with any form of disease or suf
fering. The remarkable correctness of the km. wlettee
he eloquires of stootterson's case wit boat asking any
questions whatever, h fully shown to each one he ex
amines. by hie ticcanahot toeir Mauve sod sensation
arising from the disordeis he gods existing In the sys
tem, the blood or say o r s he
of this, his CUM, Pthiadoionia and ROAM and other
places where he has Prsoticts any extent, have been
numerous and remarkable forten or the MM. extre
cases have been brought to hiltkory, and his nunnenn
prompt relief and speedy reetchition of his patient in
health and comfort Itm darreslooded with hi; great
skill in mastering and showing tnebature of complaints.
Dr. Addison's Examinations it\tb4 Consultations
are made without chvge, so that a visY, to him does not
coat anythlog ; and to many it may bhlite means of a
cur unmet beyond valuation. Where nyttoot treat
meat is desired, charged wit! be lands modeto re t
snit this times. and
TO GRAIN CONTRACTORS.
THE BALTIMORE BAG FACTORY,
No. 77 South Street, Baltimore,
Is PREPARED to furnish Government
Contractors and others with Linen or Cotton Bags of
sit. sizes, promptly for cacti at low prizes. Ods and
tArra Contractors will and it to their advantage to gve mo
a call. JOHN C. GnAFFIIN
Baltimore, Jae. Ilth, "186?, 1y24-2mtP
No. 69, Afirket Street, below Third,
11 50 M. EL. LEE,
MANUFACTURER OF UMBRELLAS,
PARSOLS and WALKING CANES, will furnish
goods at LOWInt PRIOEB than can be Omuta in any of
beEastern eines. Coant^p in 'reheats will do well to
all and exsodoe prices and qathiy, and elnvinCo them
elves of this fact. au23-dly
THE Schuylkill and Snaquebanna Rail
Road Lebanon ve removed their eto the up
per end of Lim Valley Railroad Depot.
CELEBRATED DANDELION COFFEE.
This good, nutrition'', an 1 fine ilirored cone, Is
now oared for male vary low by
NICHOLS dx BOWMAN,
corner Front and Market streets
P T RE Cider Vinegar, for sale at
oiCHOLS & BO )161AN'3 :
corner Front & Market streets
CIDER 111 VINEGAR 111
MADE from choice and selected Apples,
and guaranteed by us to be &Wetly pure.
e 12.41 - ,s M. ruMfl k 01.
MASON'S "CHALLENGE BLACKING: ,
no Groat, assorted sises,Just received, and for
sale at Whoksiale prices,
Wif. DOCK, Jr., k Co.
t Amami% Snow , kc ,
Suitable for Mince Pies for obis low by
deb W DOCK, JR.. k
—Three Hundred Sztra dug
ared Haim imai received by
WY Does Jit. iOu