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BY GEORGE BERGNER.
I . 1; .RAPH
Et) R( E . BERGNER,
lea ittay Monsen is Y ear ly subscribers in the
qat ii a ilots per wees subscribers will be
r' 14 4 411 V C 4, In advance
-.- ~ VssclY AND detu-Wrincur 2wciesAlt. ' ' ' •
a e T 113010141 in airs published twice a week. darinip
're svmton of the Legislature and weekly during. the
remsnoet 91 the year, and furnished to subleribese,st
; h e ;:.forcing cash rata,viz :
,inglo sutecribers per year Semi -Weekly:.sl. 10
fro 1 ‘ " .:12 00 :
leanly " 41 41 , „Zs 00
ogle subscriber, Weekly. 100
„. . .
RATES OF ADVERTING.
ii r Four lines or less conetttlite onatalf square. Eight
Ines or morn than foss constitute a square.
Hid iewtre, one day llO 25
one week 1 24
, sue month., .. . .. ......, .......
. three montba . ...... 4 00
nil InOntiTh. / .. 6 ......,.• .." 6 00
one year t ,.........• •. ••••;•64.14• 10 00
Ore Spode, ono day .... ... , 50
•• one week.... 2 00
one month ..... 600
three months .... ....... —.lO 00
six months. .... .... . 16 00
.. one year................."
el- Business notices Inserted In the Lecal7oaoustan, or
!Afore if arrigns and Deaths, EIGHT OENTEI PER LINE
:or omit Insertion. -
sP' Slarrigea and Deaths to be charged as:regular ad
NEWBOLD'S GENUINE PREPARATION
tint:PLY CONCENT.R/ YAW ,
LUMP iUND FLUID EXTRAM,I3IIOIII3,
A Positive and Specitio Remedy
For Messes of the BLADDER, KIDNEYS, GRAVEL,
sed DROPSICA&SWELLINGd ,
Tbit Media:ieWettish/a the power of Digestion, and
mites the ABSORBENTS Lott:healthy action, by which
the WATERY OR CALCAREOUS depositions, and all UN
NATURAL ENLARGEMENTS are reduced, as well as
PAIN Al)s IN
KE LA N FIdsTfuN and is ood for
, WOldßel OR CHI g
HELDLBOUYS XXTEACT BIICEII,
Arising from Excess's*, Habits of Dissipation, Eariyln.
discretion or Abuse.
MENDED WITH THE FOLLOWING SYMPTOMS :
Indisposition to Exertion, Loon of Power
Loss of Memory, Difficulty of Breathing,
Weak Nerves, Trembling,
ROITOT of Dtomao, Wakefulness,
Dimness el Vision, Pain In the Bask
Universal Lessitudelof the Muscular System,
lint Hands, Flushing of tile Body,
Dryness of tho Skin, Eruptions on the Face
These symptoms, if allowed to go on, which this med
Mae invariably removes, soon follows
IMPOTENCY. F YTUITY, IiPILF.PTICI FITS,
IN ONE OF WHICH THE PATIENT MAY EXPIRE.
Who oan say that they arc not freque.tly followed by
thoso "DIREFUL DISEASYS,"
"INSANITY AND CONSUMPTION."
3fany are aware of the GMISO of their suffering,
BUT NONE WILL CONFESB.
THE RECORDS OF THE INSANE ASYLUMS,
And the Melons** Deaths byCbmstaiption,
MIR AMPLE WITSITIO TO THI TROTH OF IRE ASSIIRTION
THB coNsnruuos GNU AFFECTRD WITH
Regains the aid of medicine to strengthen and
Invigorate the System,
RUA BusseLe's EXTRACT BUCHU invariably. doss
?11W. WILL COMM The mom exernms.
YOUNG, SINGLE, MARRIED, OR CONTEMPLA
SIN ELY AFFECTIONS PECULIAR TO FEMALES,
the &tract Buchu he unequalled by any other remedy,
15 in hhloroals or Retention, Irregularity, Painfulne as, or
iuppres.ao nal Customary Evacuations, Ulcerated or
tarrhous slate of the Uterus, Leucorhota Whites, Sterk
ity, had tor all complaints inoldetit to the sex, whether
m4l4l'll= Indiscretion, Habits of Dissipation, or in
DECLINE OR CHANGE 01 LT.1,11.
Pll SYMPTOMS •HOYU
NO FAMILY SHOULD BD WITHOUT IT I
Tin so mai /twat
cal Tux usPLIASANT AND DASDS:RODS DISIABIa.
HAULBOLD'd EZIRAUr BOOHU
1z ad their Stages, At little Expense ;
Lille or no change in Diet ; No Inconvenience;
And no Exposure.
liming a frequent desire and gives strengthto Urinate,
thereby removing Obstructions.
Preventing and Curing Strictures or the Urethra
Allaying Pain anti Inithimmatio I
so frequent In the
care 01 disease, and expelling GU Potsonow, Diseased
THOUSANDS UPON THOOKANINI
ASO HAIR BEEN 2HE MOPES OF QUACKS,
ul MD have paid awry Pais to be cured in a short
tine, have found they were deceived, and that the "
itN" has, by the ore of "POWARUIVL eirrairroms, " been
dnat up in the system, to bream out in an aggravated
PERHAPS AMR MARKUPS.
Cee IisursoLD'oEXTRAM. BocaU for an affection and
43 C1See 01 the
17H INARY ORGANS,
nether extenng In
From whateverßALE MA LE,
came orig Oß inating and no matter of
HOW LONG STANDING.
Diseases or these °mane require the aid of DORS CIO
FIELMSOLD'S EXTRACT MICRO
TER GREAT DIIIRMO,
Ani is certain to have the ld
desired afloat in ell Disown
0R waled IT Id RROGMMENDED.
hicrage of the snort reliable and reeponsalde character
tai accompany the medium.
CERTIFICATES OF CORES,
krona to 20 year= *mach
Wits Nance Known vo
BCIENCII AND FAME.
Price $1 00 per bottle, or six for $5 00.
o th/eyed to any address, securely packed from °Mum
I M3CRIBM SYMPTOMS IN ALL COMMUNICATIONS;
Carp Guaranteed 1 Advice Gratis
Personally appeared before ma, an Alderman of tho
ml7si Philadelphia, H. T. Hautinno, who being duly
Mom, loth say, his preparations contain no narcotic, no
mercury, or other injurious drugs, but are purely ♦ega
Sworn and subscribed before me, this Zlid dayHRLIdBO of No
renaber, VA L WM. P. EUBBERD, A
Ninth St. •bove a l t i .
Address letters for information in confidenß Mis
ce to .
H. T. Chemist,
Dom, 1444 south Tenth St., lIEL MBObeI. LD &Gamut, PhDs,
URWAIVin OF tiOLlNl`EttrinlgN
Who endeavAND UN PRINCIPLED DEALERS,
or to dk ,, p0,,,,, ~,,, nun owl et an d , imam 't
MISIOLIO ON 'IIM narairktum AYYLINTJ) BY
Relmbold's Genuine l'reparuboa s,
~ 4, latruti. kasha,
u ' 6 /Moved H tv
Sold by C. K. Keller P , r D. W, Oros., 3. w yota, IC A.
nannvart. . . .
AND ALL DRUGITST3 /O'ER PIVR/CR R .
FOR lIEURCILD'S. TARR No OTHER
out the advartlremeat and 8001 tor tt,
AND AVOID IMPOSITION AND EXPOSURE
- h. GEO. W. STiNE, graduate of the
41, 4 1 1noreiMlles° of Dental Surgery, having perm s ,
/thilr wasted In the city ol Harrisburg and taken the
D 'a" t° ll lnarlr occupied ay Dr. Gorges, ou Third eta eet,
between Market and Walnut, respectfully informs his
sad betwee n
otipeerl:'‘unbeinics in general,Btelineentail,atirl p h r e olOn e p i r e " n. are ett d he;
or mechanical, in a manner that shall not be
nitessed by noerktorn in this or any other city. His
1 110410 of inserting artidolal teeth ii pen the latest m.
timed %%tunic mumbles-
Teeih, from mete a toll set , mounted on One Gold,
t u,Piatins plates or the vulcanite Base.
emltau to all➢
togroat pleasure in rotrommending the hoove gee!
my former patients of Harrisburg and VI,
anas d teal confident that ho will peribrm all
" rammer, from mrknowiet of hL
'"-v• Luis4itt) J & Kowa% •an
ty AS discovered the most certain, speedy
JUL and efilitatl Itiiniedy in the world for
DIBEAI3EB O,F IMPRUDENCE
. , MS ,Tfa !IMAM HOURS.
No Nfikrouriy or Noxious Drugs.
;itafe 1‘1101140; or no Charge, in from one
vralMenint Of the Haag VLimbe, Strictures, Affestifins
Glebe Kidneys and Madder, Involuntary dischatgeti,
potency, General Debility, Nervousness, Dyspepsy, Lan
e oor, Low Spirits, Confusion of Ideas PalpitaUen of the
Heart Timidity, Tremblings, Dimnes s of night or Giddi
nese, DitGlite 01 the Head, Throat, Nose or Skin, Affec
tions of the Liver, Lunge . Stomach or Bowels— th ose ter..
tibia disorders /whine from the Solitary Habits of Youth
—those mown and solitary pract CAS more fatal to their
victims than the song or: yrens to the Mariners of Ulys
ses, blighting their most brilliant hopes or anticipations,
rendering marriage, dm., impossible.
- Young Men
!specially, who have become the ;victims of Solitary
Vice, that dreadful and destructive habit, which annual
ly sweeps to an untimely grave thounnts of Young
Men of the moat exalted talents and brilliant intellect,
who might otherwise have entranced listening Senates
with the thunders of eloquence or waket to ecstasy the
living lyre, may call with full confidence.
Married Persons, or Young Men contemplating tar-
Hags, being aware of physical weakness, organic debt&
ty, deformities, speeMy cured.
Be who places himself under the care of Dr. J. may
religiously confide Mtn honor as a gentleman, and con
fidently rely upon his skill as a Physician.
Immodlatelt Cure., situ full vigor Restored.
This distressing Afreetton=whiiih renders life misera
ble and marriage impossible—is the penalty paid by the
victims of improper indulgences. a oung persons are too
apt to commit excesses from not being aware of the
dreadful oonseq‘ enoes that may ensue. New, who that
understands the subject wilt pretend to Cony that the pow
er of procreation is lost sooner by those falling into im
proper habits than by the prudent? Besides being de•
prised the pleasures of healthy olDtpring;the moat se
rious and destructive symptoms to both body and mind
arise. The system becomes deranged, the Physical and
Mental Functions Weakened, Loss of Procreative Power,
Nervious Irratibility, Dyspepsia, Palpitation of the Heart,
Indigestion, °destitution.. 1 Debility, a Wasting of the
Frame, Cough, Consumption, Decay and Death;
Office, No. 7 Bolan Frederick Street.
Left hind side going from Baltimore street, a few aoor.
trees the earner. Fail not to observe name and number.
Letters must be paid eind contain a stamp. The Doc
tor's Diplomas hang in his office.
A Cure Warranted in Two Days.
Norcory or If auscoul Dregs,
Member of the Royal College et sturgeons, London, Grad
uate from one of the most eminent Colleges in the United
States, and the greater part of whose life has been spent
in the hospitals of London, Paris, Philadelphia and else
where, has effeoted some of the moat astonisbiog ewes
that were ever known ; many reedited with ringing in
the head and ears when asleep, great nervousness, being
alarmed at sudden sounds,. bashfulness, with frequent
blushing, attended sometimes with derangement of mind
were cured imMedlately.
Take Particular Notice.
Dr. J. addressee all those who have injured themselves
by improper Indulgence and solitary habits, v*lch reds ,
both body and mind, entitling them for either beeinesk '
study, society or marrlsge.
These are some of the sad and melancholly erects pro.
duosd by early habits of youth, viz: We Omens of the
Boole and Limbs, Pains in the Head, Dimness tI Sight,
Loss of ilussular Power Palpitation of the heart,Dye.
pepsy Nervous lrratiblety, Derangement of theD gostive
Functions, General Debility, Symptoms of Consumption,
• MagiaLLY.—The fearful effects on the mind are much
to be dreaded—Loss of Memory, Confusion of Idea', De
pression of Spirits, evil gor poetess, Avers on to Society,
Self Distrust, I ove of solitude, Timidity, do., are some of
the evils produced.
THOVIIANDS of persona of all ages can now judge what
Is the cause of their declining heaith, losing their vigor,
becothlng weak, pale, nervous and emaciated, having a
singular sppearanoe about the oyes, cough and symptoms
Who have injured themselves by a certain practice in
dulged In when alone, a habit frequently learned from
evil companions, or at sohool, the effects of which are
nightly felt, even when asleep, and If not cured renders
marriage Impossible, and destroys both mind and body,
should apply immediately.
Whet a pity that 'young man, the hope of his coon
try, the darling Midi parents, should be snatched from
all prospects tad enjoyments of life, by the eon. eqnence
of deviating from the path of nature and indulging in a
certain secret habit. Such persons near, beim. contem
reflect that a Eland mind and tanky are the most neces
sary mut-Item to promote connubial happiness. Indeed,
without these, the Journey through Ilf. from:nes a weary
pilgrimage ; the preemies hourly darkens to the view ;
the mind become. shadowed with despair and Sited with
the malaneholly nett Won that the happiness of another
became, blighted with our own.
Disease of Imprudence.
When the ml guided and imprudent votary of pleasure
Ands that he has imbibe s the seeds of this painful dis.
ease, it too often Imprint, that an ill•timed sense of shame
or dread of discovery, deters him from applying to those
who, from einestion and respectability, can alone be
friend him, delaying till the eonstituilvnal symptoms on
this horr ti disease make their appearance, such as
mated sore throat, diseased nose; nocturnal pains in
the head and limbs, dimness of slight, deafness, nodes on
the &In bones and dim, blotches on the h ad, farm and
extremities, progressing with frightful rapidity , till at
last the palate of the mouth or the bones of the tune fall
la, and the victim of this awful disease become , a horrid
obj•otof commiseration, till death pats a period to his
dreadful enderings, by sending hm to " that Ilediscov
voted Oountry from whence no traveler returns."
It is a stelatscholly fact that thousands Pill victims to
this terelfile disease. owing to the unaknfulinees of igno
rant pretendars, who by the Ude ofthat Deadly Poison,
disicurst, ruin ate constitution and make the residue o
Trust not your lives, or health, to the care of the many
Unlearned and Worthless Pretenders, destitute of know
ledge, name or character, who copy Or. Johnson's adver
vertisements, or style themselves in the newspapers,
regularly Educated Physicians incapable of Oaring, they
keep you titling month after month taking their filthy
lied polsonousrum oompounds, or as long as the smallest
fee can be obtained, and in despair, leave you with ruin
ed health to sigh over your galling disappointment.
Dr. Johnson is the only Physician advertiaing.
His credential or diplomas always hangs in his aloe.
His remedies or treatment are unknown to all others,
prepared irom a life spent in the gr eat hospitals of kit.
rope, the first in the country and a more extensive Pri
vate Practice than any other Physician in th e wor ld.
Indorsement of the Press.
The hiany thousands cured a f t Om inslatetton year af.
ter year, and the numerous Important Surgical Opera
tions performed by Dr. Johnson, witheessed by the re
porters of the "Sun," "(Nipper," and many other pa
pers, notices of which have appeared again and again
before the public, besides his standing as a gentleman of
character and responsibility, is a sufficient gearrantee
skin Dismal Speedily Cured.
Persons writing should be particular in directing their
Letters to his Institution. in ins following manner :
JOHN N. JOHNSON, N. D.
01 the Baltimore Look Bountal, Baltimore, Bd.
UMI3ItELLA MANITEAOTORY I
No. 69, Market Street, below Third,
11 1 :0
M. R. LEE, -
MANUFACTURER OF UMBRELLAS,
PABKOL9 and WALKING CANES, will furnish
gonna at LOWER PRIORS than tan be bought in anv of
tie Eastern cities. Oonntry nierchains will do well to
in and examine price, and quality, and con R ace them
eblept WOKS . . .. 111721.444.:;,,
HARRISBURG, PA., SATURDAY MORNING, MAY 3, 1862.
eiiross & gO.,
D W. GROSS & CO.,
;'irtiWti F3ALIL eliEo 'RETAIL
TAV: - O.Wl' ; :s.
, , NO. 19
MARKEtC Sal REET
KEEPERS AND 0008IIMERS,
We are daily adding to our ailiortment, of
goods all such articles as are desirable, and
aretild tuspeothilly calf y9nr aipaikin to the
largest and best selected stock in this city,:of
DRUGS, CHEMIGALS diVAINTS,
011, varnishes and Glues,
Dye. Staffs, Glaas and Patty,
Arthst.Colers and Tools,
Pure Ground Spiess
Banning Fluid and Alcohol,
Lard, Sperm and Pine Oils,
Bottles, Vials and Lang? Globes,
Qualls Soap, Sponges and Cork.,
die., die., die., &0., &e.l
With a general variety of
PIERIMERRY & TOILET ARTIOLES,
selected (roan the beet manufacturers and Pe
iumers of Europe and this country.
Being very large dealers in
PAINTS, WiirrE LEAD, -
LLNSEED OIL, VARNISHES,
WINDOW GLASS, ARTIST'S
COLORS, PAINT AND
IN ALL THEIR VARIETIES,
• ° OOLORS AND BRONZES
• OF ALL BINDS.
ei , \
~, 1 ,..G.
0 Ch - *
..k No: -,51 SOIILE
O' D Cu,;r! 0
---.—'- I ' ----- --- at
0 I 9frio,;. W"'
: i 'ti-..".::„../
We respeotftuly invite a call, feeling, confl
dent that we can supply the wants of all on
terms to their satisfaction.
TEETH I TEETH 11
MEE'S AND WEETTER'S PORCELAIN TEETH,
PATENT MEDICINES AND HAIR
Of all kinds, direct from the Proprietors.
Saponifier and Onneentrated Lye
Wholesale Agents for Sapo'nifter, which we eel
as low as it can be purchased. in the cities.
MAYER'S MEDIOAL FLUID EXTBAOTS
COAL 011, I CARBON OIL 1
Being large purchasers in these Oils, we can
offer inducements to close buyers. Goal Oil
Lamps of the most improved patterns, very
cheap. All kinds of lamps changed to burn
FARMERS AND GRAZIERS,
Those of you who have not given our HORSE
AND °tarts. yOWDERS, a trial know no
thew' sdperiority, and the AdVantage they aie
in keeping Horses ,and Cattle healthy and in
Thousands can testify to the profit they. have
derived from the use of our Cattle Powders by
the increasing quantity and quality of milk,
besides improving the general health and ap
pearance of their Cattle.
Oar long experience In the business gives us
the advantage of a thorough knowledge of the
trade, and our arrangements in the cities are
such that we can in a very short time furnish
anything appertaining to our business, on the
beet of terms.
Thankful for the liberel patronage bestowe
on our house, we hope by strict attention to
business, a carefalseleotion of
at fair prices,, and : the desire to please all, to
merit a continuance of the favor of a discrim
inating public. apl6-dly
prw GOODEl—Weinvite attention to
ourAm ito l kagoodsjud readvel, indlorisale
lu paoHOtal /kßOWilLdti,
1$ lUMARD AND BOWLING SALOON,
rr.4.9 MAIM= STREET, NEAR FIFTH.
'subscribers having erected a large
bii ding at the above place, er,preesly for the par° o
gee Ma indicated, beg to call the attention of the pub
* to the following :
a. Rarraimarrr, on the first floor, with a dining room
14, is fitted up in first-class style, and it will at all
lie suppled with the beat OYSTERS to be had In'
the Atlantic cities, together with terrapin, Ash, and all
kinds of game In season. Oysters served up in every
style, and meals to be had at all hours. The Ales or all'
the celehrated breweries to the Onntry constantly on
The Ten-pin Alley, or Bowling Saloon, is in the rear,
and contains three alleys of modern contraction, where
the lovers of this healthy esereise can vgloy themselves.
Mite4BWiard Saloon is up stairs—elegantly fitted up,
• • •
talcs three marble top combination ensignerta
-si: • tud toady moos -f .
burg has rang felt IlitiWaht of a grand stientbin
r this kind, mantas lbeinepriehare are determine d
so nth in a quiet and or dlyp , and do eye
' • to their nwer to make It in
• ey bops to receive a hberal share of Patine patronage.
Jahttf WILLIAM C. MoVADDIN & 00.
FIARRISBURG COAL OIL alkijOt
L'OR the safety of consMifilsrs, we have
established a Co 1 Oil Deptitarthe corner of From
anitarket streets!. All our oinsueltnided and we posi
tive' sell none anapestic& aiObiretiirtie non-eaplosive,
clear and free from odor as fn,as pracaleable. We offer
at present the followingintly iielehiated b ands. Mag-
Iteiloson, Nabrona and Lacher, lower than can be
pun:bagel elsewhere in this place, either wholesale or
retail. Also an exiensive anortinen of Lamps, Chim
neyi, Shades, GROS Conet, Burnirs; dic.' We will also'
change fluid or camphene lamps, as to be used for
coal oat. Call and satiety yourailiiii, as
MOBOLS - lt BOWMAN,
aprll Corner of Front and Market street.
FOR SEWING MACHINES.
JONAS BROOK dc BRO'S
PRIZE MEDAL SPOOL COTTON.
200 di 600 YDS. WHTIE,'DLACK d COLORSD.
Tff.lB thread being made particularly for
'Sewing Machin, la VERY SMOG, SMOOTH AND
MASTIC. Its strength is not lnipalred by washing, nor
by friction or the needle. For Machines, use Brooke'
. • FOB UPPER TFIREAD,
and Brooks Patent Bil Cord4lied Ticket,
FOB UNDER THREAD,
Sold by respectable dealers thronghout the country.-
4180, DICIASII3O/ MMUS uoe,Aisonwo me., by
WM. HANBY SMITH, Sole Agent.
86 Veseystreet, New York.
365 & 367 BROADWAY,
CORERS OF FRANKLIN STREET,
ripHIS first-class house—the most quiet,
L homelike, and pleasant hotel in the city—offers
superior inducement.. to those visiting 'NOV YORK for
bushaess or pleasure. It Is Central inlits location, and
kept on the
In connection with
While refreshments can be had at all hours, or served
is their own /tome. The chuges are moderate, the
'toms and attendance of the first order—baths, and all
the modern convenience attached. mallSm
COAL REDUCED 11 I
f N consideration of the hard times, and
L as I sell exclusively FOB CASE, I have reduced the
price of Coal as follows :
Lykens Valley Broken 0 $2 90 per ton
it " Large Egg 290
di di s ma liN gs .. 2go a it
tir ti Stove di 200 d 4 t.
it II N ut • 226 It It
it'llicsbarre It 2go Id It
Lorberry ft 2go a tt
Coal delivered by
can oe weighed at the purchasers &or, and hi it fella
short 10 sorrows, the Coal wile be kwfaltad.
All LW of the best quality mined, delivered free tram
AarCoal sold in tpudities, at the Lowest whoweats
Agent for Dupont's Celebrated Powder, a large supply
always on hand, at Mannfeeturers prices.
sirA large lot of superior baled Bay for sale.
ri; JAMBS M. WHEITLER.
THE DELAWARIG, MIITA.L
SAFETY INSURANCE CONIPANY.
a' : INCORPORATED 1885.
OOTAL AND ABUTS 1901,907.51
cIIRANY OE NORTH AMERICA.
001TAL AND ABM= ...... . . $1,219,475.1 .
F r ia undersigned, Ss Agent for the
wen known Companion, will make Laurance
agelpit lees or damage by Bre a either perpetually or an
nually, on property in either town or country.
Tne and Inland Transportation Risks also taken.
ly personally or by letter to
L"-DIES CORSE TS
.t Ail: OF THE DIFFERENT SIZES,
• . WRITE AID COLORED.
Theibmkartbste manufactured, can be *mad at
3. Next door to the Banteburg Ban k.
(ANOTHER SUPPLY OF
I IVALT.F.I") Gam PEN&
PE_lFer PENS in the world, for A tso, ill 26
60, $2, $B, and $4, for sale at
ie BOBBBFICIPB Bookstore.
D. cqN, Lard, Has, just received and
• f r sale by ' NICHOLS & sowmAN,
a ' Corner Wont and Market Streets.
a A' Cried Rams, prime lot, just re
outlOrltstd tor sale by NIC
BEF..- T -A. splendid lot, large
. ; in i Dpqr. ock
k4:4 aze-i -
Capture of Fort Macau, N.C.
DISPATCH FROM GEN. EIIRESIDE.
FOUR MERU PRISONERS TAKEN.
Union Loss One Killed and Eleven Wounded.
FORTRINS MONNOZ, May 2,
"go HON. E. M. Swarm, Beerefery of War
Darn Su : Gape. Worden, of the navy, with
dbspatohes from from Gen. Burnside, has jturt
He reports that Frot Macon was taken atter
eleven hours bombardment. 400 prisoners were
taken. 'Cul. White, late of the Ordnance Del
partment, United States army, commanded
The kw on our aide, one killed and'eleven
From Huntsville, Alabama.
CAPTURE OF CANNON AND AMMUNITION.
THE REBELS RETREAT IN GREAT CONPUSION.
• Murmurs, May 1.
Hon. EDWIN M. &A DAM, Secretary of War:
Early yesterday morning my troops crossed
from the island to the main shore and captured
two six-pounder cannon and, their ammunition.
The inhabitants report the enemy to have re
treated in great confusion.
[Signed) 0. M. MITCHELL,
The Shipping at Gloucester and Yorktown
MY RETREAT OF THE REBEL VESSELS
AN ARTILLERY FIGHT.
Arrival of Deserters from the Debels.
Gene. 'Mahon and Magruder Makes
Speeohes to their Troops.
They Declare if they are. Defeated the Caus e
of the Southern Confederacy is Lost.
They are Determined to Rest their Cause
in this, their Lad Battle.
Beztata"YoutrowN, May 1
On Tuesday a steamboat was seen with a
load of troops at Yorktown. They probably
came from West Point, thirty miles above, in
dicating that the enemy are being reinforced,
instead of preparing to evacuate.
Battery No. 1, at the month of Wormley
creek, and commanding the rebel water bat
teries at Yorktown and Gloucester,' opened
yesterday afternoon on the enemy's shipping,
at a range of about two miles. The first shot,
which was followed in rapid succasiou by
others, caused the rebel vessels to beat a hasty
retreat out of range. No damage was sup
posed to be sustained by the vessels, as
the range had not been obtained. The
guns were. then directedltowards the works at
Yorktown and Gloucester with view of getting
a reply. They were not long kept waiting,
when a large pivot gun stationed on the
heights of Yorktown send a messenger which
caused every one to jump for the trenches. The
firing was now kept up quite briskly for two
hours from both sides, with,,no damage so far
as we were concerned, although some of their
shells came too close to make it pleasant. The
accuracy of our gunners, considering this was
the first attempt with the new siege pieces,was
acknowledged by competent judges to be
Some of our shells were seen to explode
directly over the enemy's parapets, which a
moment before were lined with men. About
sixty shots were fired from our one or two hun
dred pounder parrott guns during the afternoon.
What damage the enemy sustained is not
The rebels opened on our parallels, where
the Workmen were employed at about dusk,
thrwrlng shells at intervals during the night.
No'Sue was hurt.
Private Charles Young, company A, 28th
Pennsylvania regiment, was severely wounded
in the knee last night while on picket.
Heavy April showers still continue to visit us
daily, retarding in considerable degree our
Two deserters, belonging to a Missiglippi bat
talion, commanded by Colonel Taylor, camped
near Yorktown, deserted last night while on
picket duty. Toey are both Northern men,
but can give little or no information.
Generals Johnson and Magruder made
speeches last week to all their troops, calling
on them to use every exertion to defeat the
northern invaders, and stating that they
should never surrender as long as there was a
man left, and that if they were defeated at
Yorktown, the cause of the Southern Oonfed
eracy was gone, as they were determined to
risk their cause in this, their last battle.
Sergeant Planman, of the Fourth United
States Infantry, formerly Second Lieutenant in
the English army, and who distinguished him
self in the Crimea, for which he had medals,
died yesterday from a wound received while on
duty in the trenches on Monday night last.
Considerable alarm is felt by our surgeons as
to tin curability of wounds here, owing to the
peculiarity of the climate. In view of thinfact
arrangements axe being made to send north ail
ihonuttio wounded as soon as possible.
XXXVIIth Congress—First Session
Mr. Henan (Iowa) presented petitions iu fa
vor of emancipation ; also, a large number of
petitions in favor of a ship canal from Lake
Michigan to the -Mississippi river.
Mr. Nast= (Oregon) offered a resolution
that the Secretary of War be requested to report
the present condition of the military asylum,
the amount of funds received, and the annual
expense of supporting the inmates. Adopted.
Mr. GRIM, (lowa,) introduce d a bill to
limit the appointment of Major Generals and
Brigadier Generals in the volunteer army. He
said that several ineffectual attempts bad been
made to limit these appointments in some way
or at leant prevent their continued increase. He
thought it was time that some limit was
put to the number of the Generals. We have
reityr, nearly three hundred brigadiers. The
Biench army has only 160, yet the number in
oar army is constantly increasing, and appoint
ments are being constantly made, not one
of men who have distinguished themselves
in battle, or have shown any particular mili
tary capa city,i but were political favorites. The
bill proposes to limit the nunibet of Major Gen
erals to 20 and Brigadiers to 200. It was re
ferred to the Committee on Military Affairs.
Mr. Wilson, (Mass.,) from the Committee on
Military Affairs, reported back the bill to facili
tate the discharge of enlisted men for physical
Mr. Wane and Mr. Samurais presented peti
tions in favor of emancipation.
Mr. Hwts , (N. H.,) offered a resolution di
recting the naval committee to inquire into
the expediency of providing fur appointments
to the Marine Corps, the same as to the Naval
Mr. Susumu, (Mass.,) gave notice that he
shouldintroduce a bill to abolish the coastwise
traffic in slaves, and to prevent the transporta
tion of slaves through the United States.
On motion of Mr. WA.DII, the Homestead bill
was taken up. Amendments were adopted ex
cluding any person who has been in arms
against the United States, or given aid and
comfort to its enemies, from the benefits of the
JOHN E. WOOL,
, Mr. Oarti.u.s (Va.) offered a substitute for the
whole bill, providing that all commissioned
and noncommissioned officers who have per
formed service in this war, or any war with
toreign nations, and all the militia volunteers
and State troops of any State or Territory who
have performed military service in aid of the
federal government, or in defence of said State
'or Territory against the armed forces of the
rebellious States, and all commissioned and non
commissioned officers of the navy who have
performed a similar service, shall be entitled in
lien of the one hundred dollars bounty, to en
ter one hundred and sixty acres of unappropri
ated public lands, at $1.25 per acre, or eighty
acres, at $2.60 per acre. He was opposed to any
squandering of the pubic lands, especially at
the present time.
On motion of Mr. Pousaor, the bill was
postponed till Monday.
Mr. Wassramum, (111.,) from the Committee
on Commerce, reported a bill granting power
to the Secretary of the Trea•ury additional to
those conferred by the bill of the 18th of July
lest, providing fur the collection of duties on
imports and f,;r other purposes. He caused to
be read a letter from the Secretary urging the
immediate passage of the bill, the same being
important to the public interests in view of the
fact of our occupation of New Orleans.
The bill was passed. It provides that if any
vessel or other vehicle shalt be refused a clear
ance or pear& by the Secretary of the Treasury
or by his order, and shall proceed to any for
eign or domestic port, it shall be forfeited to
the United States. When clearances or permits
shall be granted, bonds may be required in the
penalty equal to the value of the vessel and
cargo for any adherence to the conditions an
nexed, the cargo obeli be delivered at the port
of destination, and no part thereof used to give
aid and comfort to any part of the country in
insurrection against tee United States. The
secretary is further empowered to prohibit the
importation of goods, wares and merchandise
into any part of the United States over any rail
road or turnpike, whenever there is satistaotory
reason to believe that the goods are for the use
of the insurgents, or may fail into their posses
. The Secretary Is authorised to make such
general or special regulations as may be passed
to carry into effect the purpose of this act. If
these rules are violated, or an attempt is made
to violate them, the goods shall be torfeited to
the United States. The penalties may be ne
eotiated in accordanoe with the Bth and 9th
sections of the act of July last, to which the
bill is supplementary ; all penalties and forfei
tures to be disposed of as required by act of
Idarch, 1709, regulating the duties on imports
Mr. STSVAIND, (Pa.,) from the Committee on
Ways and Means, reported a bill making ap
propriations for the support of the army for
the year ending with June, 1863.
The House took up and dually discussed the
bill granting pensions.
Mr. GOODWIN, (Me. ,) said it had been carefully
prepared and unanimously reported from the
Committtee on Invalid Pensions after being
submitted to the Comtuisionere of Partitions.
The bill provides pensions on account of all
persons, whether regulars or volunteers engaged
in the ilitary or naval service, who have been
disabled or wounded since the fourth of March,
1861, and who may hereafter be disabled or
wounued while in the service of the United
States and in line of duty. The consideration
of the subject was postponed until Tuesday
Messrs. Idosnrix, BIDDLE and Vomitus the
first named having rose to personal explana
tion, made remarks exculpating General Sinith
from the charge of drunkenness.
Mr. WEBB:6I=NR also defended Gen. Grant
from similar charges.
Mr. BICEL&RDBON thought all these things
ought to be left to the military authorities. If
the riot act was read dispersing Congress, the
army would get along much better. (Laugh_
bin Frans vindicated Delaware from the
remarks of Senator Banlibury.
Exchange on London firm at $1 12441 18.
Money easy; stocks better and firm. Illinois
Central 61. Mtchigan southern 47. New
York Central 851. Canton 18*. Missouri 6e.
66*, Tennessee 65*. Illinois ooupons, 1879,
04.*. Kentucky 68. 90. Coupons, 188, 98*.
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PRICE ONE CENT.
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