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Forever float that standard sheet I
Where breathes the foe but falls before us,
With Freedones soil beneath vur feet,
And Freedom's banner streaming o'er us.
Tuesday Afternoon, March 25, 1562,
OUR WESTERN EXCHANGES abound in long de
scriptions of the bombardment at Island No.
10, but the affair really presents few features of
interest which have not already been given in
our telegraphic dispatches. It seems that our
gunboats are not iron plated in the rear, and
hence can only fight head on, so that, as they
have to lie above the rebel position, with the
current of the river running down very strong,
they have some trouble to keep in fighting atti
tude. Were it not for this fact, they would run
past the batteries, and getting below them, fight
with head up stream. The strongest rebei bat
teries appear to%e on the Kentucky or Tennes
see shore, and the estimate of guns mounted
there and on the island is quite large. The
rebels have a floating battery, iron-plated
and mounting sixteen guns which has
not yet opened file. It was built on
the old Pelican dry dock of New Orleans, and
is a formidable looking object, not less than
two hundred feet long. The crew are protect
ed by a large iron apartment in the centre. She
is, however, without propelling power, and
therefore not dangerous. The rebel batteries
on the main land seem to have casemates. The
garrison is estimated at from fifteen to twenty
thousand men. A dozen regiments have been
seen on dress parade at one time. Since the
bombardment began the rebel tents have dis
appeared. Some of their guns are tismounted
or silenced, and the earthworks knocked to
pieces. A large shot struck the United States
gunboat Benton, tore off an iron plate, and
penetrated the wcod. No persons have been
killed on our side by the rebel fire, but quite a
number of the crew of one of our gunboats were
killed or wounded by the bursting of a rifled
IT is AMUSING to listen to the talk and read
the productions of certain men, on the subject
of leaving the setittiment of opposition to sla
very to itself. These gentlemen declare that
"there has always been an opinion against slavery in
the popular heart, and if it had been left alone,
it would. have done infinitely more good in
crushing out that evil, than all the radicals
have thus far accomplished. These are grave
and sensible arguments, when we remember
that this adverse opinion of the popular heart
has been met with a fugitive slave law which
constrains every man to become a slave hunter.
They are enhanced by the fact that the very
men who thus prate about the popular heart
of the fres states, are those who have been
polluting politics with their prostitution to
to the slave influence, forcing every interest of
free labor to bend to its behests, and apologi
zing for its wrongs until the bloated audacity
of the slave oligarchy impelled it to attempt
the destruction of free institutions. We pity
those who thus, while fettering the action and
preferences of men, cooly ask that they should
be left alone in their sentiments to contend
with that influence which is allowed to arm
itself for all contests. This is very gracious
and condescending.
enant Colonel of the 84th Regiment, instead
of fighting by the side of his Colonel last Sunday,
gallantly at-sisting him while he was perishing
at the head of his troops,he,(the Lieutenant Col
onel aforesaid) was at home in this city, con
cooling and constructing the slanderous article
which appeared in the Patriot and Union on
Monday, so bitterly assailing John W. Forney
and other pure, loyal men. Doubtless he has
more stomach in such work for his pen,than he
can possibly have inclination to point his
sword at traitors. • The facts, too, in this case,
seem to justify these inferences of our friends.
Is it not disgusting and humiliating ?
battle of Winchester, on Sunday last, was but
the repetition of those acts which have long en
deared him to the American people, and made
his name a tower of strength in every cause
which he espouses. He was among those who
performed gallant service in Mexico, where his
wounds were at one time pronounced to be of
such a character as to render his recovery im
possible. But he did recover, fought bravely
in other battles of that war, and lived through
the interim of peace, again to renew his loyalty,
by repeating his defences of his adopted coun
HON. H. D. Ma..xwsu, has been appointed .
Judge of the Third Judicial District, vice Judge
Findley, resigned. The appointment was urged
on Governor Curtin by the unanimous applica
tion of the legal profession of the District.
IT IS ESTIMATED, by the Secretary of the TIME-
Dry, that if the war is to be co.)tinu e d oe its
present gigantic Bade, the public debt, by the
close of the next fiscal year, June 31:0{363, will
amount to nine hundred millions of dollark
Mr. R. J. BEALL, well known as one of the
oldest and most expert telegraphic operators in
the country, died in Washington city on Friday
From dispatches received in this city yester
day by Gov. Curtin, the crushing announcement
was made to the people that Col. William Gray
Murray, of the 84th Pennsylvania,fell mortally
wounded at the head of his troops, while
leading them in the desperate fight at Winches
ter, on Sunday last. The bloody fact, without
pausing for details, at once excited the regret
of the people of this city, and pierced more than
one heart with a poignancy of sorrow which
sought its consolation in silence and in tears.
Col. Murray was born in the city of New
York, and at an early age, with his parents,
moved to Lancaster city, where the family re
sided for some years. From that city, they
removed to Harrisburg. Here the father of
Col. Murray died, and here his family has resided
ever since. During the war with Mexico, Col.
Murray was made third sargeant in Capt. Wil
liams' company, attached to the second Pennsyl
vaniavolunteers. While serving in that position,
his gallantry at Vera Cruz attracted the atten
tion of his superiors, and he was made a Second
Lieutenant in the 11th Infantry, 11. S. A., by
President Polk.
At the close of the Mexican war, Col. Murray
settled in Hollidaysburg. He at once became
an active and energetic business man, taking
prominent part in the political struggles of the
times, and by his integrity and independence
winning for himself the respect and regard
which a brave man can only elicit from men.
President Pierce appointed him Postmaster of
Hollidaysburg, in which position he was con
tinued by Buchanan.
At the first sound of alarm and the first note
of treason arming for a contest with the na
tional authorities, the deceased promptly avowed
hie determination to enter the army and do
battle for his country. This resolution could
not at once be carried into effect, on account of
sickness in his own family, and yet as an active
and zealous military man, be was of invaluable
aid in his locality, by assisting to organize and
push forward recruits for the volunteer forces.
After the death of his wife, Col. Murray was
urged to organize a regiment, and his standard
was scarcely raised before his ranks were full.
He rallied to his rank and file some of the best
and bravest men that Pennsylvania has re
cruited in her quota. They were the hardy
mountaineers and sturdy farmers of Blair and
Clearfield counties, who, like their gallant
leader, enlisted to fight, and as he fell, they
proved their devotion at the ctonon's mouth
and the rifle pit, until, as the dispatches de
clare, "the 84th Pennsylvania was badly cut
to pieces while every man fought like a hero."
If we merely adopted the formal phrases made
use of iu recording such events, we could
only write that Col. Murray died like a soldier,
and found death where brave men rush to its
encounter. But he merits more than this at
our hands. His death deserves a nobler refer
ence than that which merely records the end
of common man ; because he sought the first
ranks of his country's defenders, and there, cov
ering himself with glory, he yielded his life in
a struggle for the right, while his wasted and
bleeding troops mingled their shouts of victory
with the sigh that broke its farewells to their
dying leader. The last words he uttered were,
"Forward, to the charge," and the last he heard ,
"victory, victory, victory."
No braver man than Col. Murray drew his
sword in our present struggle. No nobler
spirit has yet fell a sacrifice to the rebellion. He
has earned a fame which will secure a brighter
record than we can make for his deeds ; and as
he bequeathed his life to his country, so will his
countrymen devote themselves in gratitude to
his memory. His death goes to swell the num
ber of those who have been sacrificed by the
slave power, because they dared to interpose to
save the Union from dissolution and freedom
from destruction. His blood now cries to
Heaven for the vindication of that vengeance
which alone belongs to God, and as we trust in
His power, so have we faith in His retribution.
The dawn is not ye', but the darkness begins
to lift its curtains from the horizon, and in this
contest for the right, soon will the right
triumph !
Peace to the remains of the slaughtered WLTALIAM
GRAY Mustier.
This brilliant and invincible orator has been
addressing various meetings of late, in different
cities of the loyal states—during which, with
characteristic energy and ability, he has been
dealing the rebellion some exceedingly severe
blows. Mr. Schurz is a soldier as well as a
statesman. No man more than he understands
the designs and corruptions of an arrogant
aristocracy, or is better fitted to oppose those
who regard the idea of man's ability for self
government with contempt. It has fallen to
the lot of Mr. Schurz to fight just such an aris
tocracy as is represented by the slave power ;
and to fight them, too, in the forum and the
field, until overwhelmed by numbers, he was
forced to leave his native land, and hunt free
dom and independence in a land more favored.
On this account, and because of Mr. Scharz's
great ability and experience, we consider
that the administration at Washington would
be doing the country and the cause of the
Union a great service, by calling Mr. Schurz to
a command in the army, instead of permitting
him to return to his pad, as a minister in a for
eign court. At any other time, such a posi
tion as minister would be well reposed in the
hands of Mr. Schurz, but at this jun:ture,
when thousands of his countrymen are in
arms, devoted to the Union and the Constitu
tion, he could be of invaluable and invincible
service at their head as their leader in the fu
ture battles of the country. We trust that
President Lincoln may yet deem it politic to
Confer such a command upon Carl Schurz. It
would elicit the enthusiasm and receive the en
dorsement of every loyal man in the land.
Durverants from Washington inform us that
there are five Pennsylvania Colonels mentioned
in Connection with Brigadier Generalship,
~ dine` Patterson, Simmons, McLean;
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...CHILIJIZRTICIII TANSY, of the 11. S. Supreme
court, Wes eighty years old on Monday last.
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Pennsylvania Legislature.
TUESDAY, March 26, 1862.
The Senate met at 11 o'clock A. M., and was
called to order by Mr. Speaker HALL.
Prayer by Rev. E. S'. Johnston, pastor of the
Second English Lutheran church, of Harrisburg.
The SPEAKER presented several petitions
from citizens of Blair county, in favor of an
act to provide for the military education of
Several other petitions from citizens of various
portions of the State were presented, in favor
of the same project.
All of which were referred to the Committee
on the Militia System.
Mr. BOUGHTER presented a remonstrance
from citizens of Dauphin county, against the
passage of House bill No. 143, an act to pre
vent the fraudulent use of castings.
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary,
Several other remonstrances against the
same bill were presented by various Senators.
Mr. M'CLURE, from the select committee
appointed on the subject, reported the appor
tionment bill.
Mr. IMBRIE read ititplace, an act relative to
Referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
The bill-for the collection of unpaid purchase
money due the State on unpatented lands was
taken up, and discussed at length, somewhat
amended, and passed mainly as reported.
The supplement to the penal code was taken
up and passed.
The bill for the relief of the Chester valley
railroad company was passed
The Senate, then
TUESDAY, March 25, 1862.
The SPEAKER called the House to order at
10 o'clock A. M.
The SPEAKER laid before the House resolu
tions from the councils of the city of Philadel
phia, against the passage of House bill, entitled
" a supplement to the act incorporating the
North Philadelphia plank road company ; " A
further supplement to the act consolidating the
city of Philadelphia ;" and "An Act relative
to consumers of gas in and for the city of Phila
delphia ;" and for the passage of " An Act to
reduce the expenses of advertising delinquent
tax-payers," fkc.
On motion of Mr. DUFFIELD, the resolutions
were laid on the table.
Mr. WILLIAMS, (Federal Relations,) made
report, as follows :
The Committe on Federal Relations have in
structed their Chairman to report,
That in accordance with an invitation ad
dressed to the Governor, by the Executives of
the States of New Jersey and Delaware, in reply
to her official communication, conveying the
resolutions of the Legislature of their State, in
relation to the defence of the Delaware Bay and
River, they, in conjunction with the Committee
of the Senate, deputed a person of their number,
to proceed to Philadelphia, in company with
the Governor, for the purpose of conferring with
the authorities of those States, on the subject
referred to in the said communication.
That the sub-committee so appointed, accord
ingly repaired to the city of Philadelphia, where
they were met by a like committee from the
Legislature of New Jersey, together with the
Governor and Attorney-General of the State of
Delaware, and that as the result of their delib
erations after a full and free interchange of
opinion it was agreed that they should reccom
mend to the Legislature of their respective
States immediate and urgent application to the
Congress of the United States, to make • pro
vision for the protection of the Delaware
bay and river, and the harbor thereof, by the
construction of one or more iron-clad gun
boats, or such other means of defense as might
be adjudged for that purpose, and that in case
the financial condition of the government
should interpose any difficulties in the way, the
said States should respectively undertake to
aid the said government by lending their credit
for the expenses thereof, in the proportion of
their respective represent ttion in the Congress
of the United States. In fulfilment of this
pledge thus given, your committee now have
the honor to submit the following resolutions
for the consideration of the Legislature of this
Resolutions relative to the defences of the
Delaware river and bay,and the harbors thereof.
Resolved by the Senate and House of Representa
tives of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania,
1. That it is the sense of the people of this
State, that it is due to the great national inter
ests involved in the navigation of the Delaware,
and especially due to the patriotic and loyal
people who have contributed so largely to the
general defence, that no time shall be lost in
providing such securities for their metropolis
and the great interests connected therewith as
shall remove all apprehension of injury from
sudden invasion by either domestic or foreign
2. That thinking of the danger by which we
have been so recently threatened inour harbors
and frontier from the introduction of new and
formidable means of maritime offence, it is in
the opinion of this Legislature that the imme
diate construction of one or more iron clad gun
boats or such other means of defence as may be
adequate to the occasion is an essential mea
sure of precaution for the protection of the city
of Philadelphia and all the important region of
country bordering upon the Delaware.
3. That in case of any difficulty arising out
of the possible pecuniary embarrassment of the
general government, the State of Pennsylvania
will lend its credit in aid thereof for such ap
propriation of any expenditure which may be
required for the purpose aforesaid—not exceed
ing one million dollars, as would correspond
with the other States bordering upon the same
natural highway especially interested with her
self in the protection thereof either by the pur
chase of so much of any loan as may be autho
rized for that purpose, or in such other manner
as the wisdom of Congress may devise and
4. That the Governor be requested to forward
a copy of these resolutions to the President of
the United States, and also to the presiding
officers of the branches of Congress with the
request that the same may be laid before their
respective bodies. And that his Excellency the
Governor and the chairman of the Committee
on Federal Relations of the Senate and House
respectively be requested to proceed in person
to the Federal Capital with a view to a confer
ence with the proper departments and the ap
propriate committees in relation thereto.
The resolutions were taken up, considered,
Mr. WILLIAMS, from the Committee on
Federal Relations, reported as committed, joint
resolutions relative to the abolition of slavery
in the District of Columbia, when
Mr. CESSNA, from the committee on the
printing of Washington's Farewell Address and
General Jackson's proclamation to the people
of South Carolina, reported in favor of the pub
lication of seven thousand copies in English and
three thousand in German, of each of said doc
uments, for the use of the House.
Numerous bills were read in place and re
ports from committees were received, when
The House Adjourned.
Passed finally
The committee appointed in the Senate on
this subject has reported the following bill, ap
portioning the State into Congressional dis
tricts; viz :
Ist District—The Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth,
Sixth, and Eleventh wards in the city
of Philadelphia.
2d—First, Seventh, Eighth, Ninth and Tenth
wards, in the city of Philadelphia.
&I—Twelfth, Thirteenth, 'Sixteenth, Seven
teenth, Eighteenth and Nineteenth
wards, in the city of Philadelphia.
4th—Fourteenth, Fifteenth, Twentieth, Twen
ty-first and Twenty-fourth wards, in
the city of Philadeldhia.
oth—Twenty-second, Twenty-third and Twen
ty fifth wards, in the city of Philadel
phia and the county of Backs.
6th—Montgomery and Lehigh.
7th—Chester and Delaware.
Sth—Berke county.
9th—Lancaster county.
lOth—Schuylkill and Lebanon.
llth—Northampton, Carbon, Monroe, Pike and
12th—Luzerne and Susquehanna.
13th—Bradford, Wyoming, Sullivan, Columbia
and Montour.
14th—Northumberland, Union, Snyder, Juniata
and Dauphin.
15th—Cumberland, York and Perry.
16th—Adams, Franklin, Fulton, Bedford and
17th—Cambria, Blair, Huntingdon and Mifflin.
18th—Centre, Clinton, Lycoming, Tioga and
18th—Erie, Warren, McKean, Forest, Elk, Cam
eron, Jefferson and Clearfield.
20th—Crawford. Venango, Mercer and Clarion.
21st—Indiana, Westmoreland and Fayette.
22nd—Allegheny county, south of the Ohio and
Allegheny rivers, including Neville
2.Brd—Allegheny county north of the Ohio and
Allegheny rivers, and Butler and Arm
strong counties.
24th Lawrence, Beaver, Washington and
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The Battle Near Winchester
A dispatch received late last night from Win
chester, says that General Banks was then two
mils from Stransburg, which he intended to
take to-day.
WASHINGTON, March 25.—A dispatch received
last night from Winchester says that General
Banks was then at Cedar Creek, two miles from
Strasburg, which place he intended to take to
day. There was very little fighting yesterday.
The Unionists lost about ten killed and
wounded. Mr. Luce, the assistant to Captain
Abert, of the Topographical Engineers, was
taken prisoner. The enemy was still retreat
Purtsunuars, March 25 —Among the killed
in the battle near Winchester, on Sunday. last,
was Colonel W. G. Murray, of the 84th Penn
sylvania regiment.
In addition to the above, Senator Reilly, of
Schuylkill county, received the following dis
patch, this morning,.from Quartermaster Kep
hart, of the 84th regiment:
Wracwavraa, March 24.
Three hundred men of the regiment were
engaged. Colonel Murray, Captain Gallagher,
Lieutenant Ream and twenty-three privates
were killed, and sixty-three wounded.
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The Capture of the Nashville Incorrect
The steamer George Peabody has arrived
from Newbern, N. C., which place she left on
the 22d, via. Hatteras. On Sunday she left at
the Inlet the steamer Port Royal from New
York. All well. Also the steamers New
Brunswick and Louisiana, with many of the
wounded from the Burnside expedition.
The steamer Spaulding left on Sunday for
Fortress Munroe with part of the prisoners.
The Peabody touched at Hampton Roads,
where she saw a large fleet of transports at
Among the passengers in the Peabody is Lt.
Col. Potter of the 51st regiment, seriously
.wounded at Newbern.
Among the remains of the the killed on
board, are Chaplain Barton, Captain Johnson
and Lieutenmit Allen of the Fifty-first, and
Lieutenant Walker, of, the Ninth New Jersey
The expedition to Washington, N. C., con
sisted of several gunboats, and the Twenty
fourth Massachusetts.
The expedition to Beaufort had not reported
back when the Peabody sailed, except a report
of the steamer Nashville, by our blockading
fleet, as she left the plaace on the approach of
our troops
The Pe A body returns immediately with
The reported capture of the Nashville is prob
ably incorrect
$486,000 IN TREASURE.
Later from South America
The steamer Champion has arrived from As
pinwall with the passengers and treasure that
left San Francisco on the Ist inst. The Cham
pion brings $486,000 in treasure.
P. M. Chase, telegraph operator at Aspinwall,
died on the 12th inst.
Late advices from South America state that
part of the revolutionary party had been ar
rested in Bolivia, and others had fled from the
country. The attempted revolt at Azequippa,
Peru, had been suppressed. The 111 feeling at
Lima against the Spaniards is said to be dying
Jamaica advices to the 10th inst. have been
received, but the news is unimportant.
Nzw Yortz, March 26
omy mar ket unchanged—sterling exchange
dull at 12 per cent.; premium stocks ea-ier,
closing firmer ; Cleveland and Rhode Island,
561. ; Illinois Central, 65i ; Illiuois Central
railrond. 24k. ; Michigan Southern, ; New
York Central, 834- ; Milwaukee and Mississippi,
36 ; Virginia 6s, 0 ; Ttnnessee 6s, 58k; Indi
ana .ss, 79 ; United States 6s, 1881, 941.
NEW Yost, March 215
NEW YORK, March 25
From Fortress Monroe
FORTRESS Mosaos, March 24.
A flag of truce went to Norfolk to-day.
The Assistant Secretary of War, Mr. Scott,
leaves this evening for Washington.
The wind is west with signs of rain.
The following is from tne Norfolk Day Book
of this morning
RICHMOND, March 23
The House of Representatives have adopted
resolutions to apply a portion of the moneys in
the contingent fund to the aid and relief of the
captured troops now in the hands of the en
emy as prisoners.
We learn that fourteen steamers were at Old
Point on Sunday, loaded with troops, supposed
to be reinforcements for Burnside's expedition.
Rica"low), March 23 —President Davis' cab
inet has been formed, and the Senate confirmed
the appointments this morning, as follows:
Secretary of State -- J. P. Benjamin, Lou
Secretary of War George W. Randolph
Secretary of the Navy—S. R. Mallory, Flo
Secretary of the Treasury C. G. Memmin
ger, South Carolina.
Attorney General—Thomas D. Watts.
Postmaster General—Mr. Reagan, Texas.
New troops are forming in six or seven regi
ments which arrived. in this neighborhood on
Sunday, via our railroads. President Davis
has declared martial law over the counties of
Elizabeth city, York, Warwick and Matthews.
An account is given in the Day Book, of an
engagement near Warrington station, on the
Orange and Alexandria railroad, on Saturday,
of last week. Three hundred confederate cav
alry under General Stuart, were attacked by
600 Yankee cavalry, forty of th- latter were
t eported killed and 100 taken prisoners. The
rebels are said to have lost 6 killed and 180
wounded—this account copied from the Linch
burg Virginian.
Seventy-seven citizens of London county,
were sent to Richmt rid on the central cars, on
Thursday night, and committed to on- of the
military prisons.
A Skirmish with the Rebels Near
Rebel Loss Seven Killed—Federal Loss
One Killed.
Kansa CITY, March 24
A skirmish occurred between a detachment
of the Sixth Kansas regiment and Quantrell'e
band, near Independence, on the 22d. The
latter were routed with loss seven killed. The
Federal loss is one killed.
They captured eleven prisoners and twenty
The rebels had killed two men and burned
the bridge across the Little Blue on the same
A fire occurred here last night, destroying
three large buildings on the level. LOSS esti
mated at $85,000. It is supposed to be the
work of an incendiary.
Passengers by the Santa Fe stage furnish the
following: Col. Slough, of Colorado had arrived
at Fort Union with 550 men, marching 160
miles in four days, They intend forming a
junction with Col. Canby. Col. Canby was at
Fort Craig on the seventh. The advance guard
of Texans was at Algaderos, 46 miles from San
ta Fe, on the fourth. Anotner was battle ex
pected before the first of April.
This stage started from Fort Union. No
mails or papers from Santa Fe. The stock and
coaches have been taken off batween Fort
Union and Santa Fe,
He Announces Himself an Abolitionls
and a Blinniontsi.
Eggs in Abnndance••Threats of Tar and Feath
en—Great Excitement.
Wendell Phillips attempted to lecture at
Pike's Opera House to-night.
He commenced by avowing himself an abo
litionist and a disunionist. Persons in the gal
leries then * hissed,. yelled and threw eggs and
stones at him, many of which bit him. The
hissing was kept up for some time.
Finally Phillips made himself heard, and he
proceeded until something again objectionable
was said, when the storm of eggs was again re
newed. The aim in many cases was good. Still
Phillips persevered, and a third time was heard,
and a third time egged and stoned.
The crowd from then galleries the moved
down stairs, crying, "put him out !" " tar and
feather him !" with groans for the " nigger
Wendell Phillips." While proceeding down
the middle aisle toward the stage, they were
met by the friends of Phillips, when a fight
A scene of indescribable confusion ensued.
The ladies in the audience were screaming, cry
ing, jumping over chairs and falling in all di
rections during the skirmish.
Finally Phillips was taken off the stage by
his friends, and the audience moved ont.
At this hour, (10 o'clock P. 31.0 the streets
in the vicinity of the Opera House are crowded
with an ticited mob, who are searching for,
but unab eto find, Phillips. No one has been
seriously hurt, as far as can be learned.
The foreign news had flattened the breadstuff
market, and prices of flour are drooping. The
sales are in small lots, for home consumption,
at $5@,5 25 for superfine ; $5 37i(3,5 60 for
extra, and $5 62ia5 75 for extra family. No
change in rye flour or corn meal. The demand
for wheat had fallen off ; sales of 5,000 bushels
red at $1 3241 34 end white at $1 40®1 45.
Rye is steady at 70@71c. Corn is in fair de
mand, and 10,000 bushels yellow sold at 54c.
afloat, and 60c. for white. Oats are dull at 36.
Provisions are quiet—sales of mesa pork at $l3
for country and 13 50®14 for city packed.
Green ~meats are selling freely at 6n7 for
hams, 51®.5 c. for sides, and W4*. for
shoulders. Lard is steady at Bc. in tierces and
gin kegs. Coffee is firm but there is very little
doing. Whisky is utsettled, sales at 241 e.
Arrival of the Steamer Nova Scotia.
, .
The Sumter Still Blockaded at Gibralter by
the Tuscarora.
The Porta of Greece Blockaded.
The steamer Nova Scotia has arrived with
Liverpritil advias of the 13th, and by t-leriph
via Londonderry to 14th inst.
The steamers Kangaroo and Teutonic arrived
out on the 13. h.
The London Mites has another article on tho
favorable opportunity for negotiations betwe en
the north and the south, nutter the recent acc
ede of the north.
Cotton has declined id. The sales of the
week were 32,000 bales, Friday 7,000 bales.
Flour is still declining on Friday. Wheat was
heavy on Tuesday, at a decline of ls(42d.
Corn has declined 6d@ls lower than on Toes
day, when the decline was 6d@ls. Provisions
are quiet and steady. Consuls 931@,93}.
Jules Fabre in the Corps Legialatitf, denounc
ed the Mexican expedition, but the paragraph
relating to it in the address was adopted.
Loos, March 14.
The Daris Patric asserts that a member of the
English cabinet recently declared to a deputa
tion from the manufacturing districts that
according to information from Washington an
amicable separation of the north and south
will take place about June, and the bisis of
the treaty will be that Tennessee, Missouri and
Kentucky will return to the Union. The two
republics to have no land costumed line. The
search for slaves to be prohibited in all the
States, and that slavery must disappear within
thirty years.
The ordinary expenses of the year are esti
mated at 1,729,000,000 francs. The receipts
are estimated at nearly 1,600,000 in excesi of
this. The Bourse closed heavy and drooping.
Rents 69 f. 9c. The specie in the Binh. of
France increased during the month, 61,000,000
Mr. Thouvenal has sent a note for Rattazzi,
of the Turin cabinet, d monstrating the dangers
crest ••ci by the providementa association.
ENGLAND.--The Tuscarora. and Sumter were
still at Gibraltar on the 7th.
The London'Yimes in an article ag,lost the
revision of the meratime law,argues that if Eng
land gives up the right to capture merchant
ships, she would surrender the only arm which
gained all she has gained and defends all si e
has gained.
'The Times thinks that the federal victories
will lead to a separation and peace.
IxtrzaPooL, March 14.—The sales of cotton to
speculators during the week has been 9,000
bales, and to exporters 1,500 bales. The au
thorized quotations are as follows: New Orleans
fair, 13k; middlings, 12 ; Mobiles fair, 13 ;
middlings, 12; uplands fair, 12-i ; mi Idling,
The stock of cotton in port is 424,000
bates, including 168,000 bales American.
London, March 14.—Amerkan securities are
firm ; Erie R. R. 32 4 33 ; Ills. Cent. share
43444 discount.
It is rumored that the English Government
has notified the French authorities of the sud
den departure from London of three men impli
cated in the Orizini plot, and who are suspected
of harboring some design against the Emperor.
The police are on the alert.
Irerr.—The majority of the members of the
Chamber of Deputies has resolved to support
the new ministry. The details of the first sit
ting of the Assembly of the Providementa As
sociation at Genoa, has been pub ished. Gari
bddi was enthusiastically received. He strongly
favored the Holy idea of the central committee
forming one society from all liberal Milian so
ciety. The Assembly rose and loudly cheered
this sentiment. He hoped Italians would also
hold out the hand to all enslaved nations.—
The government had warned the Providementa
committee of Genoa to assume a certain line,
otherwise it will be compelled to dissolve the
Gams. All the ports on the coast of
Greece, in the Gulf of Argolis. have been placed
under a strict blockade, in consequence of the
insurrection at Nanplia.
Paussis.—The Bing of Prussia has declined
to - accept the resignation of the ministry, and
dissolved the Chamber of Deputies, the ma
jority by a vote of 92 to 94 to support the
SPAIN.—The Confederate commissioner Bost
bad arrived at Madrid, but the government re
fused to receive him.
. .
LONDON, March 13.—Business in American
stocks was restricted—pending another arrival.
Consols closed at 93-1®931
New 21brertiontatts.
THAT the books and accounts of Col.
Jos ph F. Knipe have been placed in my hands for
settlement and collection, and all parsecs Indebted are
requested to calrat No. 130 Mirket atteeL, on or before
the 10th day of April, 1862. after said date all bills no<
settled will be lett. In the rands of Alderman..Pefror for
prompt cltection. C. ZMOI.F,RII.4N,
mar24-d1 w No. 120, Market str et, Harrisburg,
THE Co-Partnership heretofore existing
under the firm o• Jones & Waggoner, Toy and Con
fectionery, is by mutual consent t his day dissolved by
the withdrawal of J. W. Jones. Tne bit3iness will be
continuei by W. H. Waggoner, at the old stead No.
Market street, by whom all the delta a•. d to whom all
the claims of iha late firm are to be paid.
The undersigned thankful for the liberal patronage
extender to the old firm uf Jozve & Waggoner, trusts
by strict atteoti•bn to WI-111E144 und by keepi.,g a wel
lected stock et coa e,niona ie. , toya and Iruts to merit
a continuance of the :sate. WM. H. WAGGONI R..
marf4 dlw
ELEGANT styles and patterns of Wall
Paper for 6,10, 12, 15 and 25 cents per roll.
The largest and most varied atonic of
Wall Paper, Borders, Window Blinds,
Cutting and Fixtures
ever offered in this city. Being bought for cash, it will
be sold at a very small profit.
la - Remember the place,
Scheffer's Book Store,
Market street, opposite Gross' Drug :tore, Harrisburg
['TILL be sold at public sale, on Wed—
nesday, ;he 2d of aprd next, at the Lebanon
Va.ley I.adroad Depot in Ha , rsburg, tas freight cars
and office furniture of Thomas Pelpher, deceased, consist'
lug of nine eight wheel or doable c irs, and three short
mire one onice Move, and eight. car stoves one truck, lum
ber office furnitu e, ac. tale to commence at two o'c.ock,
when attendance will be given and conditions °Genie
made known by 3 %IMF& hINGE
,;- 7 -tri"
P. S. Persona wishing to p archasa,gielat
from this time till day of solo, standing
gm roar of tga Lebanon Yal:ey Its
PORTLAND, March 25