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BY GEORGE BERGNER.
1 1 I El FLIRAPH
oEoii(iE 13.E'RGN ER.
PAIL , TILIOSAPH IS nerved to aubsoribers In the
, pi tl celllA per week Yearly subscribers will be
r^ryed i 1 co, In advance
WxiKur AND Szen-Vinert
fm 111LIGHAPH is aim put:1111W twice a week during
“1“,:b11 , B of the Legislaturefffind weekly during the
temsoler of the year, and fur shed to subscribers at
.lit 10110 Wing cash ratea,vos
iingle subscribers per year Send-Weekly..sl 60
Tai —l2 00
Iseuty i` 64 64
single subscriber, Weekly ..... 1 00
RACES OF ADVERTISING.
Four lines or less constitute one-half square. Jilighi
or more than roar constitute a square.
Half square, one day 20 25
one week 126
ono month 2 60
six monde] 600
one year... ......... 00
o.44qi.are, one day
ono week.— ............... 2 00
ono month 600
three months 10 00
six m0nth5.......:.16 00
one year ..... 'OO
sr Business notices inserted in the .Doesithluntrs, or
relore ilarriges and Deaths, RIGHT DENTS PER LINE
for each insertion.
gir Barriges and Deaths to he charged aoegulaz ad.
NICHOLS & BOWMAN,
Corner of and Market Streets.
(V. Hummere old stand,)
AVE determinedto place their entire
GANERIES, PROVISIONS, FRUITS,
at prices to suit the present hard times, and re
spectfully call the attention of the citizens of
Harrisburg and vicinity to their extensive stock
of goods, consisting of
FLOUR, FISH, M.
We have also gone to considerable trouble in
getting the sale of several brands of
All of which we warrant to be
NON-EXPLOSIVE, TRANSPARENT AND
FREE FROld ODOR,
as far as practicable. Among others, we have
NATRONA., MAGNOLIA, LUCIFER,
All of which we will sell wholesale or retail;
and lower than any other house in Barriebtoy.
Also, all kinds of
CUT, FLINT AND GREEN GLARIS-WARE.
We also invite attention to our well selected
end extensive assortment of
Call at NICHOLS & BOWMAN,
corner of Front and Market streets.
BILLIARD AND BOWLING SALOON,
NO. 119 MARKET STREET, NEAR Viral
THE subscribers having erected a larg e
bedurg at We above place, expressly for the pure 0.
sel above iudioated, beg to call the attention of the pub
lic, to tde following :
To, itlilt&misna, on the drafter, with a dining room Mauled, le fitted up in arst•class style, and it will at all
twee ee suppled with the best OYSTERS to be had in
the Atlantic cities, together with terrapin, flak and all
Wide of game in season. °paten served up in every
liSie, and meals to be had at all hours. The Ales of all
the celebrated breweries In the country constantly on
Thetee•pin Alley, or Bowling Saloon, le in the rear,
AM Contain, three allot of modern construction, where
the lovers of thie healthy exorcise can erijoy themselves.
The Billiard Saloon is upstairs—elegantly titled up,
and contains three marble top cambinaUon cushion ta•
Dles, meal to any made.
iturmburg has tong felt the want of a grand oombin.
lees of this kind, and as the proprietors are determine u
lo conduct it in a quiet and orderly manner, and do ova•
rythlug in their power to melee it a fas,donable resort,
they hope to receive a liberal share of public patronage.
igli.LIAlll 0. McFADDlige & 00.
HARRISBURG COAL OIL DEPOT
[,BUR the safety of consumers, we have
'detained aco 1 Oil Depot at the corner of Fron
tni Market Arcata. All oar one are tilted and we poet.
Moly cell none except ouch as prove to be non-explosive,
tllar and le e s from odor as far as practicable. W e offer
tt resent the following justly celebrated b. andd. Meg.
4 ' 44 , Ro' keen, Nebroort auci L toter, lower than can be
Prelotin I ehewhere this place, either wholesale* or
Man, also an ex !naive assortment! of - lamps Chlm
"/,, ehade+, Welt COnei, hornets, So. Wa Will also
chees e fluid or eumphene lemma, so as to be used for
C ‘ 4l 44, t. Call and railer, yourselles, at
N 103069 ix BOWMAN,
Corner of Front and Market street.
POR SEWING MACHINES.
JONAS BROOK & BRO'S
PRIZE MEDAL SPOOL COTTON,
200 .* 500 YDS. WHIM, BLACK 4 COLORED.
111‘111S thread being made particularly for
veldt% Machines, is v ENV STRONG, SMOOTH AND
ASTIO. Da strength b not impaired by washing, nor
by Motion or the needle. For Machines, use Brooks ,
FOR UPPER THREAD,
tud Brooks Patent Six Oord,,lted Ticket,
FOR UNDER THREAD,
Said by respectable dealers throughout, the country.
alto, Is or 100 04.4111 N UM, &WORM SENS, by
WM. HENRY' Sole Amt.
noil.deat, 86 Veseystreet, New York.
C Alit POWDER!!
COAL REDUCED 1 1 1
IN COnsideration of the hard times, and
as I sell exclu.ively Fult CASH, I have reduced the
price of Coal as follows
La ß rge rokenEgg 0 $2 90
aO4l 11 Sin" b•;gg " 2 ii() 4, 6,
" Stove " 290 wl4
" Nut . 225 4,
?Mbabane " z9O ta
Lorberry 2 90
AgrAll Coal thawed bY the nTENT Warnri Canaan
080 De we i gtie d at the purchasers (icor, anti
snort 10 rowan, the Coal wall be forfeited, It falls
aoliveron Iran from
All Coal of the best quality mined,
. 113 qautlties, at the lowan waeLaaia.a
ram m .
Ascot for Dewar/ Celebrated Powder, a large supply
alwiya on baud, at Manufacturers prices.
ail'A Olga lot of superior baled day for sale.
123 JAMBS If. WBEFIXR.
I)NDELION CUFF KS I—A Fresh and
tarp Supply of thts Celebrated Coffeei ust received
(Psi 'WM. ,DOO/ Jr.. & Co.
SiII,GALH, Cured Hams prime lot, just re
-1..j calved Tor sale by NICHOLS & BOWMAN,
a, r 24
Corker Front a nd Market Streets.
MUK ED lq% s p lendid lot, largo
WM. DOOM, Ja. R Col
ID. ill if , . roes .10 ea.,
D W. GROSS & CO.,
WHOLESALJEC AND RETAIL
DEW GUI STS, PHYSICIANS, STORE-
KEEPERS AND OONSUMERS,
We are daily adding to our assortment of
goods all 1304* articles as are desirable, and
would respectfully cal your atention
* to the
largest and best selected stock in this city, of
DUGS, CHEMICALS & PAINTS
01le, varnishes and Glues,
DyeAltulft, Mule and Putty,
Artist Colors and-Tools,
Pure Ground Splessi
Burning mud and Atlmhof,
Lard, Sperm and Pine 014
Beatles, Vials and Lamp Globes,
Oamado Soap, Sponges and Cork.,
AO., &c., dm., &a., &c., lie
With a general variety of
PERFUMERY & TOILET ARTICLES,
selected from the beet manufacturers and Pe
turners of Europe and this country.
Being very large dealers In
PAINTS,I, WRITE LEAD, •
LINSEED OIL, VAINDIBES,
WINDOW OLABB, ARUM
OOLOBB, PAINT AND
IN ALL ZINICIII I TABIMUIS,
"ttif ALL Kam
• 4,, 04 1 11aUP...
DRUc:"4-, 11 5 ,
We respectfully invite a call, feeling, confi
dent that we can supply the wants of all on
terms to their satisfaction.
MIMS AND W UITJs'SPORCELAIN TVETH,
PATENT MEDICINES AND HAIR
1:4[44 Ia):TV M II Dl'
Of all kinds, direct from the Proprietors.
Saponifier and Oonoentrated Lye
Wholesale Agents for Saponifier, which we eel
as low as it can be purchased In the cities.
MAYER'S MEDICAL FLUID EXTRACTS
COAL MI CARBON 0111
Being barge purchasers in these Oils, we can
offer inducements to, close buyers. Coal 011
Lamps of the moat-improved patterns; very
cheap. All kinds of lamps changed to burn
FARMERS AND GRAZIERS,
Those of you who have not given our EOM
AND CATTLE PO VirDIIRS a trial know no
their superiority, and the advantage they are
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 mid quality of milk,
boobies improving the general health and ap
pearance of their Cattle.
Our long experience hi the business gives us
the advantage of a thorough knowledge of the
trade, and our arraugementa in the cities are
such that we as in a very short time furnish
anything appertaining to our business, on the
beet of terms.
Thankful for the liberal patronage bestowe
on our house, we hope by strict attention to
business, a careful selection of
at fair prices, and the desire to please all, to
merit a continuance of the favor of a discrim
b i T:W GOODS.—We invite attention to
our now.oloolkofpodijustreceived. owl ko; solo
eorortos Stoat. er4 Ataitim mareeta,
HARRISBURG, PA., FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 9, 1862
ffAS discovered the most certain, speedy
111 and effeteual remedy in the world for
DISEASES OF IMPRUDENOE.
MIMS IN MI TO TWELVE ROWEL
No Mercury or Noxious Drugs.
A Cure Warranted, or no Charge, in from one
to Two Days
Weakness of the Back or:Limbs, Strictures, Affections
of the hidncys and Bladder, Involuntary discharges, Im
potency, General Debility, Nervousness, Dyspepsy, Lin
eal:or, Low Spirits, Confusion of Ideas, Palpitation of the
Heart Timidity, Tremblings, Dimness of Bight or Giddi
ness, Di E eve cm the Head, Throat., Nose or Skin, Affec
tions 'of the Lifer, Lungs. Stomach or Bowels—ihoseter•
rible disorders arising from the Solitary Habits of Youth
—those Mori and collier, praot us more 'alai to their
victims than the song of . yrens to the Mariners of Ulyil
ses, blighting their moot brdliant hopes or anticipations,
rendering marriage, dm., impossible.
Mapes&lly, lib o have become the fvicttma of Solttary
Vice, that dreadful and destructive habis which annual
ly sweeps to an untimely grave thousands oft Young
Men of the moat exalted talents and brilliant intoned,.
who might otherwise have entranced listening Senates
with the .hunders of eloquence or waked to colasy the
living lyre, may call with full confidence.
Idirri-d Persons, or Young Dien contemplating mar
riage, m..g .tware or physical weakness", organic dettiti.
lil u e e w i t mi op tiea lscks . d e peedi mielf ander the care 01 pr. J. may
reatiously confide in has toner as a gentleman, cud con
ddeatly rely upon Lis skill as a Physlelsa. ,
lesmedlaMiy Cured, an 3 full vigor Restored.
This distresong adection•—which renders I lie misera
ble and marriage impoesible— Is the penalty paid by the
victims of improper Indulgences. a ming perso,e„are too
apt to commit osmoses from not being aware of the
eadtul ouneeq entail that may ensue. New, wh3 that
understands the subject wilt pretend to tiny that the pow
er of inocr aloe it lost wooer r y tbose falling into tw
p•oper habits than by the prudent? Busides.being do
ginved the pleasures of healthy offspring. the must se
rious end destructive symptoms to both body and mind
erlite. The syatent becomes deranged, the Physioal and
ldetttat Functions Weakened. Lose of Procreative Power,
Nervious Irratibility, Dyspepsia, Palpitation of , the/lean,
Indigestion, Consntuilon, 1 Debility, a Wasting of the
pante, Cough, Consumption, Docay and Death.
Write, No. 7 south Frederick Street.
Left hand side going Vom Baltimore street, a few 000 r.
'rem the artier. Fail not to observe ueme and number.
Lettars must,bo pat& and contain a stamp. The Doo
tar's Diplornastscricio his office.
A Cure Warranted in Two Days.
No Mercury or Nauseous Drugs,
Member or the Royal College of Surgeons, London, Grad
uate from one or the meet eminent Colleges In the United
Stated. aal the greater part of whose life has been spent
In the hoiphals orlAmdun, Paris, Philadelphia and else
where, has effected some of tha.most astonishing 4U1 . 08
Li/it we. e ever known; many troubled with ringing in
the bean and ears when asleep, great nervousness, being
alarmed-at sudden molds, baskirulnerw, with frequent
blnahlmr.attinus.d-annuatines with derangement or mind
were cured immediately.
Take Particular Notice
Dr. J. addresses a:I those who haveinJurod tbemeerves
by improper indulgence and solitary habita, which rtln
both body and mind, unfitting them for either bastnetta,
study, society or mart! age.
These are some ofelmesad and melantshollyallbote pro
duced by early habits of youth, via: We diem or the
Bear and Limbs, Pains in the Head, Dimness of Bight,
Lose or stue,mlar power, Palldtation of the heart, Dye
popsy, Nervous irratibtl ty, Derangement of the Thgeetive
ruectione, General Debility, Symptoms of Consumption,
Matersur.—The felted effects on the mind are much
to be dretded—Lose of Memory, Confusion of ideas, De
pression of dpirits, Forbodinge, Avers - on to ..9ociety,
deaf Distrust, 1 ove of solitude, Timidity, &c., are some of
the eOl4 produced.
THOUSANDS of persons of all ages can now judge what
Is the rause of their declining health, losing their vigor,
becoming weak, pale, nervous and emaciated, having a
singular appearance about the oyes, cough and ay mpto me
Who have injured themselves by a oertaln practice in
dulged m when alone, a habit, frequently learned from
evil companions, or at school, the effects of which are
nightly felt, even when asleep, and if not cured renders
marriage Importable, and destroys both mind and body,
snould apply immediately..
Whet a pity that a yoang man, the hope of his coon
try, the darling of his parents, should be snatched from
all proepects end enjoyments of life, by the eon. equence
of dtvietiog from the path of nature and Indulging In a
certain secret habit. Such persons surer, Debora contem
reflect theta sound mind and body are the most neces
sary requi Ices to promole connubial happiness: Indeed,
without these, the journey through lila broomee a weary
pilgrimage ; the prospi cc hourly darkens to the clew ;
the mind becomes shadowed with deeptor and filled wall
the rablancholly reel mica that the happiaeas Of another
become, blighted whh our own.
Disease of Imprudence.
When the mi guided and imprudent votary &pleasure
tinds that he has imbibe i the seeds of this pineryi dis
ease, it Cm (Aso hapens that au CI-timed sense of shame
er dritad of discovery, deters him hem applying to those
who, from e inmtion and respectability, can alone be
friend him; delaying till the come:knit =nal symptoms on
this herr d d seasamaks their appearance, such as ul.
carafe,' sore throat, diseased nose, nocturnal- pains in
the bead ai.d limbs, dunnese, of sight, deatness, clones on
the shin boner and arms, blotches on the h ad, fade and
extremities, prosiest; ag With frightful rapidity, till at
bat the palate of the mouth or the bones of the nose fall
tooted the victim of this awful disease become a horrid
obj et of commiseration, till death puts a' period to hi,
dreadful Ballerina, by seeding hm to " that Urdlscev
tiered Country from whence nu traveler returns."
Ws a makettehally tact that thousands fall victims to
this terrible dexamic owing to the ouskilfulinese of igno
set pretenders, who by the use of that Deadly Poison;
Met ruin the COMltitiltiOn oat make the residue 'o
Trust not your lives, or health, to the oars of the many
Unlearned and Wo.toless Pretenders, deal:Ante of know
ledge name or character, who copy Dr. Johnson's adver
vertitientents, or style themselves in the newspapers,
regularly Educated PlivWcitns incapAble of Curing, they
keep you trilling month after month taking their 'limy
and poisenbUsn.se compounds, or as long as the smallest
fee SiSta be (obtained, and in despair, leave you with ruin
ed health to sigh over your galling diseppolutment.
Dr. Johnson 18 the only Physician .itlvertislog.
Ms credential or diplomas always binge iu his office.
His remedies or treatment are unknown to all others,
prepared own' a life spent is the g- eat hospitals of Eu
rope, the first in the country and a more extensive Pri
vate Practice than any other Physician in the world.
Indorsement of the Press.
The many thoosaids cured ,at this institutton year af
teryear, and the numerous important Surgiosl Opera
dens performed by Lev Johnson, war/erased by the re
porters of the .9nn,". and many other pa
pers, notices of which have appearedl again and again
before the public, besides his standing as a gentleman of
character and responsibility, le a solliolent goarrautee
skin Diseases !speedily Cured.
pimps writing &inertia be p•rueular in directing their
macerate Ma In Attrition, in the following manner :
JOHN M. JOHNSON, M. D.
ot the Baltimore Leek Hovial, Baltimore, lid
Alarge supply of fresh Salad Oil, in
Iwo and enosU bo ties, and of different brands
net ransived and far Bale by
ws. DOCK, Js. & CO•
JUST REOEIVED.—The New Shaped
zheieton atm, the host article manufactured. For
ale at CATHCART%
mips, Ned door to the Harelebties Box.
THE DILAWA.R6 MUTAL
SAF Y CINSU R &NCH CO NIPANY
CAPITAL AND AdEBTS $904,007.61
COMPANY OF NORTH AMERICA
(terra.. AND MIME:... $1,F19,66..1. _
1 111 E undersigned, as Agent for the
well known ltkimpanlee, will make Issuranse
against loss or animist by lire, either perpetually or an
nuttily, on property in either town or country.
Merino and lobate I.lszaportatton Risen alto taken
Apply personally or by letter to.'
TRIENNIAL APPEALS FOR 1862'
tad unlert igned Commissioners of
Dauphin county, Pa., make known to the taxable
in bitante within said county and those owning real
estate withal the county aforesaid that appeals will be
had on the valuation as returned by the Assessors of all
real and personal property taxable for State and county
purposes for the said yesr, , said appeals will will be hale
FIR the Sixth and Fifth wards of the city of Harrisburg,
at the Court House, in the office of the County Commis
sioners, on Tuesday, May 6th lost.
For tee Fourth ward of said Oily, at the same place, on
Wednesday, the 7th day of Hay:
For the Third ward of said city, at the same place, on
Thurad4y. the Bth day of Hay.
For the First and Second wards of said city, on Fri
day, the lith day of May,11162.
the Commissioners there ore hope that all persons
knowing illemselveS aggrieved by their respective value-
Ilona as WI, octal, will take nOkide hereof mud appeal at
their reerpzoliVe places of appeal for redoes. Said appeals
"rid open at 9 A. N. and 01013 a at 4 o'clock ?. Y.
J et. l oll
GEO Mr G 4 KVIIRICEI,
P. 2. assessors are requested to be punctual to their
attendance oc the day of appeal. ma.d.twtd
masursennuro BY THD
UNITED STATES BIOTINA ROOFING CO.,
NO. 9 GORE BLOCK,
Corner Green and Pitts Streets, Boston, Mass.
T"Portable Roofing is the only-article
ever offered to the public, 'Witch Ia ready • prepared
to 80 oo the rote without any chi-shin • operation. It Is
apt, handsome and easily applied, and tan ne is iely
and oseapay transported to any part of the world. It
will nOtt hint or discolor water num ag over, or lying on
it, and. is Mali resin. ti a very uesdrable article. Its
nonconducting mroperhee adapt it &specialty to covering
manufactories of various kinds, an(' It is coadently of
fered to the Public afaitia teat of four team In all TAM..
nee oretrostsaso tentoeratnre, for coven-of all kinds of
toots AM or inched together with care, steembege, de
It le both chop and durable. Agents Wanted, to whom
liberal loduoeineete are offered. dead for simple. °tree
ler, no., with particulars, to I.U. n. ROOFING CO.,
apr24 dam No. 9 Gore Block, Bostint.,,
385 & 387 BROADWAY,
CORNER OF FRA.NELIN STREET,
(pats fisst- . class house—the most.quiet,
homelike, ant'pleasant hotel in the city—Mien
superior Inducement to those visiting NLW YORK for
business or pleasure. It Is central in its location, and
kept on the
in rennectkin with
where refreshments fail be had at all hours, or Served
in their own rooms. The eh wee are =dors te, the
rooms and attendance of the first order—baths, and 611
the modern convenience attached . 11148111
. No. 69, Market 'Street, below Third,
M. H. L E.E
it/r.A.NUFACTUR.iR OF lIMBRKLLAS,
isj_ PARBOILS and WALKING CANES, will tarnish
goods at LOWER PRIORS than can be botiebt in any of
be Eamero nines. Country attarobania will do well to
all and 0/LADliCift prices and qualhy, and oonyinun them
alveror Una fas anaa.dly.
D. GE°. W. STINK, graduate of the
altimortrpollege of Dental Surgery, having panne
neatly located to the city of Harrisburg and taken the
office formerly oompied ay Dr.'Oorgas on Third street,
between Market and Walnut, res&ly informs his
friends and the public to general, L t tte.is prepared to
perform all operations in the Dental profession, either
surgical or =satanical, In a ! Tauter that shall not be
surpassed by operators In t is or any other oity. llle
mode of inserting artiticial teeth It pon the latest at
m.:mod 4ctentlec principles. • -
Teeth, from one to a lull set, mewled en tine (laid, Sil
ver, Peons plates or the Vulcanite Thwe.
1 take great pleasure to recommending sae aoove gen:
demon to all my former patients of Harrisburg and
3lntty and feel oontkient Mat 'be will pertbrm ati opera.
dons n a salentlflo manner, from my knowledge of blt
1f.3 R arnblaft. ft. 11, R.
THREE CENTS PER PAPER.
OUR fresh stook of Superior Flower
and Oa den Seeds we have determined to Bell a
thee cents per paper. Call at No. 91 karket street,
Keller's drug and fancy store, and you Will get to the
3. WedeVones , line double Asters and ten week docks
at same *price.
ACHOICE lot of ASTER'S and TEN
WEEK ETJLICS, with a gerterrd variety of Fresh
slower and Barden deeds, received and for sale at No.
VI Market street KELLEata Drugstore.
14 - P. eW. C. TAYLOR'S N.IsW SOAP.
A.A..It is economical and highly detersive. It cam
tams no mein and will not; waste. It is warranted not
to iejure the bands. It will impart an agrasable oe r,
and is therefore suitable for evert , lairPotku Yor
ale by • 'WM. DOGE, Jr. *OO. :
From Fremont's Division.
ADVANCE OF GENERAL COX.
REBELS AGAIN RUNNING
Commissary Stores and Prisoners
HBAD Qv arise, MOVSTAXN DIPT., I
Near Parisburp, Va., May 8. f
A dispatch from Fayetteville announced the
advance of. Gen. Cox, composed of part of the
28d Ohio, under Major Cowley, occupied Mies
Court House and Darrow, on New river, yes
terday. The rebels ran and did not burn the
place, as intended. Abundant commissary
stores and Lieut. Col. Major, and twenty
privates, were captured.
The citizens remain, and seem loyal.
The defeat of the rebels at Camp Creek was
more important than was at first supposed.
General idulroy is now dghting, and General
Schneck advancing. - Particulars forbidden.
Psuanzr.raxe, May 8
An attempt was made to-day to push a well
executed c unterfeit of the one dollar notes on
the Allegheny bank of Pittsburg. One party
was arreste I. It was 'understood that they
Were also circulating at New York and through
out the country.
A man was arrested to-day at the banking
house of Thompson & Bro., while offering a
large amount of counterfeit one dollar notes on
the Allegheny Bank, of Pittsburg. lie is sup
posed to belong to the same gang that issued
the great Shoe & Leather Bank. counterfeits.
LARGE • FIRE AT SANDUSKY.
SANDIIFICY, May 8
About a. M. fire broke out in A. Miller's
book bindery, in Register block.. The building
destroyel was occupied by the U. S. Express
office, Sandusky Register office, T. Antler, whole
sale liquor merchant, Bier Rz Son, produce
commission dealers; total loss, fifteen thousand
FUNERAL OF OOV. HARVEY
The .funeral of Gov. Harvey was yesterday
largely attended. The ceremonies were very
impressive. Bells tolled and business houses
were closed: The hearee was drawn by while
horses, black plumes and escorted by military to
the last resting place..
THE DIFFICrILTY WITH THE MINERS.
Paramus, May 8.
All is quiet here, but a difficulty is appre
hended to-night. The Philadelphia troops are
at Heckserville guarding the works of the
Forest Improvement Company.
There is much excitement among the miners
this P Y.
XXX VUth Oongress—First session,
The Vice President pro. ion. laid before the
Senate the resolution from the House for the
impeachment of Judge Humphrey.
On motion of Mr. nine, (Conn..) the rotor
lution was referred to a select committee of
The Vice President appointed Messrs. Foster,
Doolittle and Davis as the committee.
The bill to establish a part of entry and
delivery at Hilton Head, South Carolina, was
received from the House.
On motion of Mr. CHANDLIR, (Mich.,) the
bill was taken up and pearled.
Mr. WRIGHT, (Ind.) presented petition
from a, citizen of Florida, asking for the passage
of the confiscation bill.
Mr. Wirsou, (111.a5a.,) presented rs remon
strance of the merchants of Boston, against
what is called the 13igelow system of taxation.
On motion of Mr. FikaINDIIIN, (Me.,) the bill
making an appropriation for deficiencies In the
payment of volunteers, was taken up. He said
the appropriations for the payment of the two
and three years volunteers amount to one hun
dred and five millionsof.dollars.
Mr. KALE .H ,) said he saw in a morning
paper a statement signed, by members of con- .
grosa that the expenses of the Government
were four millions a day. He would like to
know whether there was any foundation for this
Mr. FFSEIENDEN mid he could not undertake to
answer all the statements in the newswapers,
whether made by members of Congress or any
body else, but he had no idea that the expenses
of the Government amounted to any such sum.
The bill was then passi d.
The bill limiting the number of Major and
Brigadier Generals in the volunteer service was
taken up, the question being on Mr. Hale's
amendment to make number one hundred and
eighty instead of two hundred, it was rejected—
yeas 16, nays 19, and the bill passed. The
bill limits the number of Major Generals to
thirty, and Brigadiers to two hundred.
Mr. Sustiza, (Mass.,) offered a resolution that
in efforts now making for the restoration of
the Union and the restoration of peace through
out the country, it is inexpedient that the vic
tories obtained over our own citizens should
be placed on regimental colors of the regiments
of the United States militia. Laid over.
The bill to establish a Department of Agri
culture, was taken up and passed after the re
jection of a substitute providing for a bureau
instead of a departmeut, which was defeated by
a tie vote. Passed.
Mr. Dootnrrts called up the bill introduced
by him to collect taxes on lands in insurrec
tionary districts. He briefly explained that the
bill-provides for the assessment of the value of
lands assuming the vainatiOn made before the
. ebellion. It gives sixty days alter the Presi
dent's proclamation to pay taxes, authorizes
commmlasioners to- follow the armies and sell
land for taxes, giving sixty days atter sale for
owners to redeem by taking an oath to support
the Constitution, with two years time for re
demption to loyal citizens. No right of re
demption to persons engaged in: rebellion or
giving aid and comfort to the enemies of our
government. It provides for leasing lands
and for the employment of families who reside
thereon. It also provides for the final sale of
lands in small parcels of one hundred and sixty
acres, allowing soldiers to give certificates of
indebtedness against the United States in one
fourth, and gives three years in which
to pay the balance. It allows loyal citizen;
of States who contain no lands, to preempt
mere claim lands. The proceeds of the salmi
and leases are to go into the Treasury of the
United States, one fourth to be paid over to the
States where lands are when they become loyal
and elect a governor and legislature who will
mem& support the Constitution, to aid in the
payniNt of taxes of loyal citizens in those
States, and another fourth to be paid over for
voluntary colonization for such persons of color
as are made free or become free during the in
surrection, to Hayti, Liberia, or other tropical
The bill was postponed until to-morrow.
Oa motion of Mr. Have, the bill relating to
select jurors to the District of Colombia was
Mr. Games offere I an amendment that any
person serving on grand or petit juries of the
'United States of America shall take additional
oath never to take up arms against the Gov
ernment in any rebellion, or advise, or encour
age.any person to do so, or directly or indi
rectly give aid and comfort, or assistant*, to
any person joining any insurrection.
Messrs. HALE and TILLIMIspLL opposed putting
an amendment on this bill, as it was the inten
tion of the Judiciary Committee to report a
general bill on this subject.
Mr. Gams withdrew his amendment and
the bill passed.
On motion of Mr. Games, the bill providing
for the education of colored children in the
District of Columbia, was tak-n up. The bill
prolrides that ten .per cent. of the tai collected
from c•ilored residents be applied to the educa
tion of the children of color in the District of
Columbia, he subjected and amendable to the
same laws as free white persons, and be tried
for offenoes in the same manner as free white
persous, and, if convicted of any crime, be
liable to the same penalty and punishment as
free white persons ; and all acts and parts of
acts inconsistent are hereby repealed. Adopted.
The•amendment repeals the black code of the
NEw Yoas, May 8.
On the passage of the bill, no quorum voting,
Mr. HALM introduced a bill to abolish the
office of Marshal of the District of Columbia,
and establish that of Sneriff of the District.—
Mr. Baowres, (R. 1.,) from the Committee on
Elections, called up the lowa contested electino
case. It refers to Mr. Vandever, and involves
the question whether, under the Constitution,
a member of Congress can hold this position at
the time be holds a military commission and is
in charge of a regiment.
Atter a few words of explanation, Mr.
WASHBURN/1, (Ill.,) moved to postpone the sub
ject till the first Wednesday in December.—
Agreed to—yeas 79, nays 49.
Mr. BROWN, (Va.,) offered the following ieso
lution, which was adopted:
Wirmutes, It is reported that Robert E. Scott,
and a man by the name of Dulany. citizens of
Fanquier county, Virginia, were killed on Sat
urday by two soldiers belonging to the army of
the United States ;
MADISON, May 8
Be it therefore liesoltvd, That the Secretary of
War be requested to ascertain all the facts in
relation to the said supposed homicide, and
particularly if the same was perpetrated by the
command or permission of any officer of the
army; and if not, what steps, if any, have
been taken to arrest or punish the soldiers
aforesaid ; and to furnish such information at
his earliest convenience to this House.
The Eldnee po:l94eded to the consideration of
the bill to OrpallB the Territorial Government
of Arizona. -
Mr. Wassrea, (N. Y.,) moved the postpone
ment of the bill to the second Monday in De
cember, disagreed to by five majority.
Mr. CsAvess moved to table the bill, nega
- ved—yeas 60, nays 72. The bill was then
The bill provides the usual machinery of a
territorial government, repulses all laws in the
organizing of territories, recognizing Ibe rel r
tion of master and slave, and probibits slavery
The bill extending the eastern limits of
Nevada about sixty miles, was passed.
Mr. LOVEJOY, (Ill.,) called up the bill to
secure freedom to all persons within the exclu
sive Jurisdiction of the federal Government, to
the end thtt freedom may be and remain for
ever the fundamental law of the land in all
places whatsoever, so far as it lies within the
power of depends upon the action of the Gov.
ernmeat of the United States to make it so,
.Be it enacted, That slavery and involuntary
servitude in all cases whatsoever, also iu the
punishment of crime, whereof the party shall
have. been dn'y convicted, shall henceforth
cease and be prohibited forever in all the fol
loteing places, viz:
First, In all the territories of the United
States now existing, or hereafter to be formed
or acquired in any way.
Second, In all places purchased by the United
States, with the consent of the Legislatures of
the several States, for the erection of forts,
magazines, arsenals, dock yards and other
Third, In all vessels on the high seas, and on
all national highways beyond the territory and
jurisdiction of each of the several States, from
which or to which the said vessels may be
Fourth, In all places whatever where the
national government is supreme or has exclu
sive jurisdiction of power.
Sao. 2 And be it further enacted, That any
person now held or attempted to be held here
after as a slave in any of the places abov e
named, Is hereby declared to be free, and the
right of freedvm is hereby declared and may be
asserted in any of the courts of the United
States, or of the several States, in behalf of the
party, or his or her posterity after any lapse of
time upon the principle that a party once free
Is always free.
Mr. WIOELLPFE referred to the Georgia sot of
Cresson, and asked whether the gentleman from
Illinois, proposed to violate this contract with
the United States.
Mr. LOVEJOY did not reply, but demanded
the previous question.
Mr. Cox moved to lay the bill on the table.
Mr. MAILORY. (Ky.,) raised a question, of
order that the bill was not properly before the
House as the day was set apart for the consid
eration of territorial badness. -
The Speaker overruled the point.
The House ileum table the bill—yeas 60,
Without farther action of the bill the House
on motion of Mr. If.Slimer, (Pa.,) by a Tote
of 62 yeas to 0-nays, , Adjourned.
PRICE ONE CENT.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES