Pennsylvania daily telegraph. (Harrisburg, Pa.) 1857-1862, November 25, 1862, Image 1

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TKRMS.-13mour Ranscantedes.•
The ItAmy' Tat sonarnis served to subscribers In thi
City at 6 cents per week. Yea*, ethnbeeribers will bi
charged 84 00 in advance.
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the session of the Legislature, and weekly during tht
remainder oi the year 'and furnished to aubscriberstit
the following cash IllbafWVl7,2 , , •
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papers, the publisher may continue to send them until
all arrearages &repaid.
If subtioribers neglect or refuse to take their neerspa•
per.; from the office to which they are director', they are
responsible until they have settled the bills and ordered
them discontinued.
Buointse Cuba.
13 4 10 Y) NEAR MASSF.T. t
This Is a First Class lintel, and located in the central
part of the city. It is kept In the best manner, and RS
patrons will find every accommodation tote met with in
the hest houses in the omdtry.' eeBo-dtf '
girl'astieular attention paid to'Prlnting, Ruling and
Binding of Railroad Blanks, Manifests, Policies, Checks,
Drab, ke.. CARDS printdd at $2, $3, $4, and Se per
bousand in eldgaut style. 120
Tin and Sheet Iron Ware Manufacturer
LI AS always ou band a tollaasortinoo
• g of Tin and .14pannen Ware, 006,dug and Parlor
Stoves of the beet manufamurles, ilutte %mettle:. Rout
ing and Galvanised hop Cornish, tamtullvturad end put
up at reiennableelites.
sir Repairing promptly attended to. a 30-dly
F the,Old Wallower Line respectfully
Infurnlettla pliblic, di a thin Old wily rramnpornt •
tion Line, (riling : Widow , r I.loe now in exist.. ace in
tails City,) sitneusalui etieration, and prepared to
carry freightun IoW 113 any et Individual line between
Pniladohildis garditug, airy, Lewisburg, MI-
Ilmatiporgihreey mese, l f a, , &lam and all other points
on tboDlualdtha, vet:Ural, P 1302, tenada and Erie and MI-
Eimira Raiira. .as.
D 11.. A. HUMOUR, Agent.
Harrisburg, Pa
Ooodikent to the Wave Hoare of bieivcre. Peacock,
Zell it trichina°, No-, 808 and 810 Market Street above
hlghtit, Philadelphia, by 4 o'clock, P. 1., will arrive at
Harrisburg, ready for delivery next morning.
"TAM removed his Boot and Shoe Store
from the corner of Second and' Walnut streets to
Next door to Haynes agriculture Stare, where he intends
lo keep all kinds of Boots ird Shaes, Gaiters, • iro., and a
large stock of Trunks, and everything in hie line of ba
ilment •'
and will be thanxlnl receive the patronage oi
his old customers and the public in genera at . hie new
place of busin‘.o. ail kinds of work made to order in the
beet style and by superior workmen. Kepalrirkg done at
abort notice. fanr2dtrl JOHN it
Lod Haven Jersey Shore, Williamiport Nun
, .)
ey, Uniontown, Watsontown, Milton,
Lewisburg, Northumberland, Sun
bury, Treverton, Georgetown,
Lykenstown, Millersburg;
Halifax, Dauphin .
The Philadelphia Divot being, centrally located, the
Drayage a lit be at ihe Lowest Rake. Toe Conductor
goes through with each train to attend to the safe de
livery of ail goods intrusted to the line. Goode deliver
ed at the Depot of
Freed, Ward At Freed, 811 Market street, Philadelphia,
by detect, P. M., wit' ti , • delivered in Harrisburg the
next morning.
freight Always as Low as by Any Other
Philadelphia and Reading Depot,
oct2i-dtf Foo. of Market Street, Harrisburg.
WOULD nmpeaftffly inform hie did
patrons and the public generally, that be will
matinee to
_give instructions on the MOW FORTE,
LODION, VIOLIN and also to the sciencessl THOM:AB
BASS. Ho will teth pleasure wait open 'pupils at their
homes at any hmir desired, or .reilsons will be given a
his resideuce, to Third atroat 'core below IS
Herman Heliorreed Church. decls-0 et A
At Lit's, Lancaster Co., Pa.
Affords superior advantages for thorough and
accomplished female education. For circular@
and information, apply to
octlB-dBm Vrincipal.
'CITE have received an assortment of Wi
'lets adapted for.carrying safely and 'con
veniently the New Currency, with lot of
Ladies' Satchels, Ladies' Companions, Purses,
Portmonnaies, Segat Cases, Card Cases, :Wri
ting and Sewing Cases, Portfolios.
TREES, at eystone Nursery, adjoining the
city of Harrisburg.
Oct. 18, 1862.
COAL Oil Lampe perfected, "Cahoon's At
tachment" fitted to any lamp, prevents
the breaking of chimnies.. For sale by
Cor. Front and Market Ste.
AVERY choice article just received, and for
sale by WM. DOCK, Jr., & CO.
IV - OTIONS.- Quite a variety of *man
I' iud ~ 4 n ter tat n Artiotes--ehea[— it
- •
FR.ESEi Lemons and Raisins, just re
wired end for gale.l ( )W li b3'
[(lieu & sowm&N,
Coiner trout and Market streets.
kIIGS, Dates, Prunes,Raisins, and all
hi lLiodo of Note, at J 01 1,4 WLSE'S Store Thitd led
CHOICE lot of Tobacco, for sale at rearoua
ble prices, by NICHOLS St BOWMAN,
novB Corner Front and Market'Sts."
LIIBRIOATING Oil for all kinds of ma
chinery, In convenient moiragea t br oak very lOW
NlOnola BOWMAN..
Cornor Front and Nub% aced*
le 1 1 1
A- t• 114.. .
+T-1 ttructl.
Loci Ho'=
ti l an S e di ett2
e t red eo t y h i e n m , os w tr ia rta ior in. speedy
No Mercury or Noxious Drum
,A Care Warranted, or no Charge, in from one
' td Two Days.
weakness of the Hack
,or. Limbs, Sicidares, Affections
of the it idinsys and Bladder, Involuntary discharges; Ire
pptency, , General Debility, Nervousness, Dyspepay, Lan
guor, Low Spirits, Confusion raj Ideas, DilpitatWatif the
Heart, Timidity, Trembling's, Dimness of Sight or Ididdi-
Om, Di seam of the Head, Weak Nose or Skin, 'affec
tions of the Liver, Lungs, Rola& or Bowels—those tor
rible disorders arising 'Worn the Solitary Habits of Youth
=those atom and solitary practicasinore fatal to their
*gams than the gong or !yress to the Mariners of Ulys
ses, bltghthig their most brilliant hopes or anticipations,
rendering marriage, dic.;impaiiible:
Young Ma
lqiectally, who have.become the Vahan ; of Solitary
Vice, that dreadfill and destroctixe habit 'Which annual
ly sweeps to an untimely grave thonsanda of Young
Men of the most exalted talents and brilliant intellect,
who mightotherwise have entranced listening Senates
with the thunders of eloquence or waked to ecstasy the
living lyre, may call with full madder*.
Married Persons, or tiling Men contemplating mar
riage, being aware or physical wealastis, organic debili
ty, deformities, &S, speedily cured.
:He who plume himself ender the, mire Dr. J. may
religiously confide in his honor as Igentleman, and con
intently rely apon .his skill as a Physician.
Organic We
immediatay Cured, and full vigor Restored.
This distressing Affection—which renders I ire misera
ble and marriage impossible—kr the penalty paid by the
victims of improper indulgences. • V oung persona are too
apt to commit excesses from not • being aware of the
dreadful oonseqi ences that may, isinne. Now, who that
understands the subject will pretend : o deny that the pow
er of procreation Is list sooner by those.fidllng . into im
proper habits than by the prudent Beefides - being de
prived the pleasures of healthy offhpring, the most se
rious and destructive symptoms to both body and mind
arise. The system becomes deranged, the Physical and
Rental Functions Weakened, loss of Procreative Power,
Nervier= Irritability, Dyspepsia, Palpitation of the Heart,
Indigestion, Oonsturtioat I Debility, a Wasting of the
Frame, Cough, Consumption , Decay and Death.
office,' No: 7 South Frederick Street.
Left hand side going from Mamoru - street,' ii 'few door.
tram the corner.. Fail not to observe nemeand number.
patters must be paid and sOntain a stamp, Ths Doe
toes DiplOmaaimng in his Wane.
A Cure Warranted in Two Day.. •
No Neroorry or roassas am*:
Dr. Johnson,
member of the Royal' ollege ofturgeond, - Londe", Grad
nate.trom one of the most Olathentoollogel In the United
&May aed the greater part o4whose tiie bas been spent
in the loophole of London, Pare, Philadelphia and else
where, has effected some of the most astonishing aures
that were ever blown • many troubled with ringing in
the head and ears when asleep, great nervousness', being
alarmed: at sudden ponds, Caahralnews, with frequent
bpilibinig attended solietimee with derangement of mind
were cured immediately.
Take Particular Notice.
Dr. J. addresses all thosearkehavehOured themselves
by improper indulge cis end ,scdiCary which' rein
both body and mind, unfitting them tor either busineis' ,
study, society or marl:Loin-
These are some of the aid aim melancholly errata prop
dirtied by early habits of youth, vis : Weakness of the
Back and Limbs, Pales in the Head, Dimness .1 Eight,
less of Muscular Power, Palpitation ot
.the j aw s, Dye-.
pepsY, Neivote Irratibility, Derangement of theDigentied
Fi l m:Dens, General Debility, Symptoms Of Consumption;
Atiorraila.—The fearful effects on the mind are .much
to be dreaded—loss of Memory, Confusion ef ideas , De,
Selfof Spirits, kvil Vortedings, Aversion to Society,
Self MMus', love of Maude, Timidity, to., are some • of
the evils produced.
Toocramme of persons of all aged can now indite what
is the cause of their dechuing health, losing their vigor,
becoming weak, pale, nerve* add emaciated, ' hiving it
eingniar appearance anent the eyes, °mei end s y m pta m i
of eonsumption.
Young Mon
Who have injured thetuashimi by e pertatts practice In
dulged In when alone, a habit freggently learned , from
mil companions, mat school, the to of ' which are
nightly felt, even when asleep, and if let Cured renders
marriage imposilible, and destroys both mind and body,
should apply immediately. • •
What aph Watayonggmin, ato.ltoPeef hil dent
try, the tmgegolf his parents, shosild be matched ire
all pr.opects enloymente of 111 b, by the 'oonsesvienoe
Of deviating from ths path of natureand Inds king in a
certain secret both. • Such Persons iguevbefore eentem
r ien a.u that so w nd mind and Wlbritirieset:eirln=
Vitale Ul3B
the journey through life becomes a weary
F a • ' propetabourly. dockene to ; Op view ;
the mind becomes shadowed with 'dOepair and filled with
the melaneholiy trailed& that the happiness of another
becomes blighted with our own.
Dime of biPrildft;(e.
When the misguided and immolate votary of pleasure
finds that he has itntebott the seeds of this pained dis
ease, It too often , halides that. iuilll;limed sense of shame
or dread of discovery, deters him from applying to those
who, Prom education and visite:oooy, oast alone bee
tetrad him, delaying till the, constitutional SYMPIOnaI oh
this hoer d disease make their appearance, such as sit
oersted sere throat, -diseased 114364 A hoeunigais mine In
the bead nod limbs, dimness of 'sight, deainess, sold*, on
the ebbs Donee and arms, blotokenah the h.ted, fere and
extremities, - Progrewilug with frightful nipidity , till at
lest the palate of the moptitomatitelmnes of the nose fall
In, and the victim of this isifal 'disease becomes a horrid
object of commiseration, till death puts a period to
dreadful sufferings, by sending him to " that Undiseov•
leered Country from whence no traveler returns."
ill. Is a swlescheity foot that thousands tall Veins to
this terrible disease, owing to the unskiltallnes" of lgno•
rent pretenders; who by the. gee of QM ::Dradls Poison,
Nvettry,iruin the oonstitution and snake the residue
life miserable.
- .iTrnst riot yorir 11V64'101* the care ea. m a ny .
(relearned and Wet-thins Pretender', destitute of know
ledge, name or cbstecler, whocopy Dr. Johnients
vertieemente, or style Inemielves in the :newspapers,
regularly Vacated Physicians incapable of Curing, they
keep you ttittlsig month after month. Wing-- the -filthy
and poieononenesa coLipounds, or as long as the sitiallee
he can be obtained, and in despair, leave yen with mint
eid health to sigh over your galling disappointment,
Dr. Johnsen is *easily Physician advertising. '
Hie credential pr diplomas away! : hangs, in his office. ,
Ws remedies or treatment are unknown to all otheni,,,
prepared itom a life spent in the gr eitt hospitals of En.
wipe, the twit itk th e countr y and a : mete !extensive. Pd.
vete Prsetkielban Mly other Physician in the world.
hdorst*ent of the
:The manythousende cured at this huattutton year ar
ter, year, and the numeroulti important Burgic,ai Opera.
hens performed by Di. Johnson" critsusseed. by the re.
pOrtere ci the -"Sun," m(fhplier, 4 dna 'many tither pa
pers, !Mired of transit have appeared again end' again
bsifore the public, besides hie standing as a gentleman of
character and responsibility, ta hatildent guarrantee
Skin Tglieagell hPeedily Cured.
Persona *siting etiosild. be Particular in directing their
'Wen to lor Inschtutien: Mike Slowing manner
isaoraisox lit. D.
Of the Baltimore Lock Hospital) Baltimore, Md.
. ,
COAL Oil amp" Bliades, Vicka, Chim—
neys. for solo low by •
beta Corner Front and Market streets.
lIR . newly •replenished: .stOok of Toilet
and Fans) Goode le unsurpassed in. thin
jetting confident uktrendernsi sangsegan. we woltr i e ; N
piictfuliy invite a can.
01 kulist suss, two doors east orAntrorstrels, moist
kRII3BII FIBS every Tuesday and Frida
, JOSH WISIN Store,. corranof Thiot dws
gte Ctitgrapil.
,Rebel A43oounts from 'Fredericksburg.
Determination of the Rebels to Hold
The only incident ; of note from the new scene
of warlike operations yesterday was a visit from
Gen. Patvick, one of the abolition commanders,
with sealed despatches to the officer now com
manding our forces at Fredericksburg. The
purport of these &watches is supposed to be a
demand for the surrender of the city—a demand
which, of course, will, not be granted. The
result of the matter, whatever it may be, had
net transpired up to the time of , the departure
of the train for Bichniond at half t , two
o'clock. No, telegraphie conaninnication was
received from Fredericksburg during the day,:
after 9A. N., whatever. It, is prommed that
the :removal of the office is one among the
preparations for an attack; all of whickare now
said to have been consummated,
Since the above wee written, we have received
telegrapbleinformation from Fredericksbmg.
The perport of the despatches referred to •was,
as surmised, a peremptoky 'demand for the stir
reoder of the toini.• ' The demand was as per
emptorily refused by General Lee, who is in
command of our troops. TThe alternative offered
in the Yankee order was that the town would
be shelled at nine o'olock.this (Saturday) morn
ing. This fate the city prepared to meet.
The Fredericksburg /Ana of Friday evening
,On Tuesday and Wednemlay the Potomac
river was covered with vessels of all sixes and
kinds, mainly of the transport order. That
tliese were intended to Garry off the army is the
opinion entertained by many. Enough of the'
&Amy will be left Over the river though to keep
"bp appearances." ' We shall not be surprised
if* Saturday night the main bulk Of .fitim
side's force Is well on its way to their new des
tination, though of - ccturse this is conjecture to
a great extent.
!We understand that Federal prisoners cap-•
tdred estimate their numbers at over 100,000,
bit we doubt the figures.
iTbe Confederate foreeritere le under officers
4whom our people can well affordt,o repos,
et, and be the'battle here'Or remote, there
blurt cause to fuer the result: • •? •
ZinFiner laktuyis '
'At last accounts the enemy had made no as
demonstration in force ator near . Fredericks
b g. It is understood that the city is to be
hld by our forces. Whilst no just muse wi ll
given for shelling the ; own (as the fi ghting
othe ordinal)! PrloolPles of ; civilised warfare
aid be for the fords, and , therefore not in the
mpactly built, part of the town,) yet the im
p ession.ismery , strengir entertained that the
etiemy will actually shell he city, in the hope
that the place will be evacuated, and that thus
the RappahantroCk may be pained by them.
lit is stated that the enemy's batteries are
planted on the hills from , Yalmonth down to
the lower Ferry, on Bray's ferns, a distance of
more than a mile, and threatening each and
-every part of the town.- The hills at no point
.1,13 0 scarcely as much as a quarter of a mile from
tle fast street on the bank of the river, so that
the proximity is intensely interesting.
;Although the enemy is undoubtedly 'in large
force in front of Frederickiburg, there are in
dications third the great battle is not to come
off in that vicinity. The most obvious of
these indications is that the enemy his not
already struck a blow at this point; before any
✓forcements could have possibly arrived.
T ere are only two suppositions 'on which this
i tion can be accounted for, either that the
raPid movements on our aide have dleconcerted
the plans of Burnside, or that his demonstra-
Ulm at Fredericksburg is really a feint.
We learn that on Tuesday and Wednesday
the Potomac river was covered with vessels of
all sizes and kinds, mainly of the transport
order. That these vessels - were intended to
carry off the army is an opinion' entertained by
It is not improbable that General Ihirnside is
at this lime einbarkinghie armiY at Points
s O
along the Potomse—Aiquide& and Potomac
Creek—for the real point of attack on Rich
mond. The m a in add= for this 'attack Will,
it is supposed, move via Suffolk and ',probably
1 lesser columns from other points.
The Fredericksburg HenUof 'yesterday states:
'" During the afternoon the impression pre
vailed that the enemy were in the
vicinity of Acquia Creek . the Potomac river is
reported as being full of transports."
A large foraging party went down the same
day the river road in Stanford, and will proba
bly continue its depredations into King George.
The train consisted of 175 wagons, and had
With it four, pieces of'attillerjr; twos! infantry
and two cavalry companiel.
Arrivals from Frederickshurg last evening
bring no news of importance.
The Richmond ain did not enter the town
yesterday r but stopped two inilesi on this side.
There had been no firing on =either side since
the shelling of our railroad` train' , by the enemy
on Thursday, mentioned in - our last Our
sharpahooters line the southern' batik of the'
Rssppahannock, while the pickets alone of the
enemy can be seen on the Stafford side: By
lobservitions made from St. Paul's steeple `on
Thursday it appears that the great mass of the
Abolition army was falling back from the Rap-
Pahannock, in the direction of Aqui& Creek.
By some this movement was construed intern!
intention of abandoning the march en -RiOh
mond by way of Trederioksburg, but the beet
and most generally received opinion was that
they were merely moving ,to the vicinity of
springs and streams, our shnrpshootera having
made it unsafe,for them to use the river water.
the Twern
[From the Richmond Aquiver of Saturday.]
MM/llol3o# OF gopAcco
We learn that.the value of the tobacco • de
atroyed in Frederickaburg will reach some sev
enty:fife Or a hMaireal thousand dollars. The
tobiceo was lodised: booing° It was believed it
had been broughtito Itetleikkabing 'foil the
litirpose of bartering it off to Northern men in
the event of the town being again occupied by
the Federal army. ! ; I
• . After the iobsoColiiii.'been Consigned to the
bottom of the river, several parties attempted
to "fish up" a pile on their own account, and
it is said one man had raised a hundred boxes,.
bpi the affair coming to the.ears of the mili
tary, the offender was arrested and the tobacco
sent back to the bottom cif the river.
We have obtained a copy of the order which
has been issued by the President, relative to
the reported massacre at Palmyra, an account
of which we published a few days ago. We
publish it to let the people see the stern and
just action which the President has taken in
the matter:
EXIOUTiva 01,101,
Richmond, Nov. L 7, 1862.
Lieut. Gen. T. J. Bolan, Conimanding Trans-Nie
. sissippiDepartment:
General Enclosed you will find a slip from
the Memphis Daily Appeal, of the 3d inst., con
taining an account purporting to be derived
from the Palmyra (Missouri) Courier, a federal
journal, of the murder of ten Confederate citi
zens of Missouri, by order of Gen. McNeil, of
the United-Sla tes army.
You will communicate by flag of truce with
the the federal officer commanding that De
partment, and ascertain if the facts are as sta
ted. If they be so, you will demand the im
mediate surrender of Gen. McNeil to the
Confederate authorities, and, if this demand is
not complied with, you will inform said com
manding officer that you are ordered'to execute
the first ten United States officers who may be
captured and fallirito your hands.
Very respectfully,' yours,
[IVom the fleaniner.]
The recent incursion of the Yankees under
Gen. Foster into the interior of North Carolina,
seems to have found a clear road, and has made
it, painfully apparent that but little has been
done to defend this country. We learn that'
since this event such sense of insecurity has
pervaded the minds of the people of Eastern
North Carolina, that they are now taking mea
spree to remove their families and negroes to
safer localities.
It is much' to be regretted that the govern
ment did not take active steps to secure the
vast surplus of supplies , in North Carolina, now
so closely threatened by the enemy.
• The valley of the Roanoke is said to be equal
to any , corn growing country in the world.
Daring the past summer the government ob
tained as many as BMW hundred thousand
bushehi of coin from the plantations on the
immediate banks of the river, within a distance
of lees than forty miles ; and it is no exaggera
tion to say that more than that quantity, even
to the extent of one million - bushels of corn,
might be obtained therefrom the ensuing win
ter, if that section should be protected from the
inroads of the enemy.
ylt is not proper for us to state.what measures
ar+e non. holing taken to obstruct the Nouse,
Tar or Roanoke rivers. But we may state that
die whole summer was permitted to pass away
without an effort to obstruct these , rivers.—
About three weeks ago a gunboat was coin
mewed on the river beak —the very time that
slie ought to haie been pompleted, if intended
for defence.
In their recent raid into the Eastern portions
of North Carolina the Yankees committed the
most cerrible atrocities ; and it is not to be
woridere l d at that the people, with the terror
struck into their minds by recent events, and
with but little assurance of, protection in the
&tore, are now abandoning their bomes and
flying in dismay. The most fertile districts of
the South are passing from us, one by one, and
the government will have reason to regret the
blind and negligent policy of surrendering those
districts of the country to the enemy, which are
important, not only as , part of its territorial
jurisdiction, but as sources of necessary sup
[From the W4l.]
It has been frequently asserted and as often
denied, that this gentleman had taken the oath
of allegiance to the- Lincoln• Government, and
the question has been raised in the columns of
this paper. As we have now positive evidence
on the subject we place it on record, that the
citizen concerned may be held at his true esti
mation. rThe Whig annexes •the oath taken by
When our troops captured Putnam Court
House they seized the records of the traitor au
thoritiea whom Pierpont had installed there.
These records have been ,forwarded to the Ex
ecutive Department here, where they now are.
They contain the evidence of the terrible fall
of one who•in former days was honored by Vir
ginia, and aspired to be her governor.
!Po enable bim to practice law in the County
Court of Putnam he: bowed to the Lincoln gov
ernment, and, what is still worse, to the despi
cable usurpation of Plerpont. Afterwards, when
our troops entered Charleston, in Kanawha, he
again took the oath of allegiance to the Con
federate government, and. to the state. of Vir
, Ke has thus sworn both ways, according to the
exigency. How humiliating it is to see so much
talent united to so little principle and manli
nein ; and swayed, it is believed, by an inordi
nate avarice.
There are two others, who have been hereto
fore dignified by election to the Legislature of
thp State, but who followed their leader to the
mire of disgrace. These are Dr. J. Thompson
and Andrew Parks.
[From the Petersburg Express, 21st ins!.]
=TIM in minimum.
We learn from the Lynchburg Republican
that information has been received through
private sources that;the extensive and valuable
salt Works in Louisiana, on Lafourche river,
were recently captured by the Federal expedi
tion fitted out in New °deans, and command
ed by Brigadier General Weitzel. Our forces
there, some five hundred in number, after a
stubborn and fierce resistance, were compelled
to surrender to an overpowering force of the
enemy, the odds against them being seven to
On Wednesday last a schooner and a brg
were run ashore near bloore's Inlet, North
Carolina. The brig was the Fanny Lewis, be
longing, to John Fraser & Co., of Charleston,
South Carolina. Eine grounded on the reef at
New Inlet, and Captain Gardner, his mate, and
eight of his crew, were drowned in trying to
reach the shore. The brig lies out of the range ,
of the blockaders. Only two off the crew were
saved. • They were brought of by .Midshipman
Mows and a picked crew with the largest gent.
boatlitim Fort Fisher. All the assistance
t can be tendered will be Bent ;down to try
aild , the the vessel and cargo. l The weather
;; • .
was very unfavorable mid the chances were bad.
Tjie schooner was burned by a boat's crew of
thirteen men sent for that purpose from one of
the blockaders. The boat's crew was captured
by Captain Newkerk,, with a portion of his
cavalry, to whom information had been given
by the crew of the : schooner, who escaped.
, f In the Richmohd Whig of Wednesday ap
peared the following explanatory remarks
respecting the resignation of the late Secretary
of War :
'We see no impropriety in gratifying the nat
ural curiosity of the public so far as to state
that the immediate cause of his resignation as
Sacretar3r , of War,, was the performance of an
act by the President which implied a belief that
that he (Glen. B.) might he influenced by his
personal relations in the discharge of his official
duties. We think that all who know General
Randolph will conclude that he would be no
more swayed by such an _influence than the
most best and conscientious men are liable
to be.
'ln the same paper of Thursday we find the
following modification of the above remarks.
:Our attention. has been called to . the fact,
that the brief note in yesterday's Whig, ; 118 to
the cause of General Randolph's resipation,
may be misinterpreted by the inadvertent rea
der, and produce the Impression. that the mat
h* referred to was the appointment of his own
relatives to office by the Secretary. We did
not desire to be so understood, nor was there
the least ground for dfssatisfaction on that
sone. The inference to-be deduced' from the
occurrence to which we referred was. that, in
the President's opinion, the Secretary could
not consider fairly end impartially the' claims
of an applittant for office with whom his rela
tions were unfriendly. That was the explana
tiOn given . no, by gentlemen whom we were
jUstifted in believing to be correctly, informed.
Bat we have reason to believe that the trus
cense of the resignatiOn was of amore general
character ; that the Secretary felt himself so
fettered and hampered in his office as to be
forced to the conclusion that he could to more
useful in some other service: He _therefore re
signed, and reported for duty in the field. This,
we believe, is the true version of the affair.
'The Charleston Mercury's Richmond corre
spondent asserts positively , that , Glen. Joseph
Ei Johston lias been ordered to Tennessee, and
will have charge of the Army of the West.
,The Wilmhigtorrieurnal (the publication of
which has been rammed) states that a few cases
of yellow fever still. occur in that place, and
deaths are not unfrequent, bat the power or
the disease Is broken, and the citizens are re
The official reports from the beginning of the
disease to the 15th of November, show 1,505
eases of yellow fever to have occurred, and 441
deaths, but additiourd facts warrant the Journal
fixing the number of 'deaths, white and black,
1 and around the city, , at 664,
N .
Raman, N. C., November 18.—The Legis
lature of this State . conies:fed yesterday, and
Giar. Vance' mute in hid message to-day. He
Its grounds for a vigorous prosecution of the
r, and proposes a reserve force of ten thou
sand men for the State, to be discharged in the
silting in - tithe' for their farming operations.
How to raise this force he lames to •the Legis
lature to decide. He complains of the bad
fidth of the Confederate Government in send
ing agents into this State for clothing and sup
plies, after agreeing not to do - so if the State
undertook to clothe her own troops. He has
Inside arrangements to remove large supplies of
breadstuffs from the counties threatened by the
enemy, and recommends an embargo on cloth-
ing and breadstutrs, except for the Confederate
Obvernment. He urges stringent measures
against speculators, and more stringent mea
sures against deserters and their alders and
abettors. The bulk of the message is devoted
to local topics.
.1110 M TEI 1101:1THWYST
Moms, November 20.—A letter in the Ad
veitiser and Register, dated I
Abbeville 16th
Vile army has been on the qui viva for a week
past, anticipating an attack from the enemy.
From their movements, it is difficult to con
jecture whether tikey,meditate an attack upon
Femberton's army or not. It is certain they
have advanced their forces from Jackson, Boli
var, and a portion from Qorinth to Lagrange
and Grand Junction. At the latter place
General Grant has established his headquar
Our army occupy a position of great natural
s4'erigth, are well fortified, and have been man
ifesting great impatience to advance upon the
force. It is not.thought probable that
the . inemy will hazard an engagement.
CIWILIBTON, Nov. 19.—Nassau dates to the
nth inst., have been reCeived. They bring the
accounts of the loss of the steamer Kelsie, fifty
miles off the coast. She was run into, aim
&Med, and soon after sunk. She was one of
three light draught steamers built expressly on
the Clyde to run the blockade. One, the Joana,
was sunk in the Clyde. The other having not
been heard from is also supposed to be lost.
Admiral Milne's command of the North
American and West India station has been ex
tended one year longer.
Ammon, Nov. 20.—The Savannah papers of
this morning say that two Abolition gunboats
and one mortar boat attacked Fort M'Allister,
Genesis Point, on the Ogeechee river, yesterday
morning. Aftee a fierce engagement the boats
re red. Our loss is three men slightly wound
ed.. The works are still in perfect order.
Rave of Prisoners from the "Libby."—During
Thursday night, or early yesterday morning,
several of the Yankee-prisoners confined in the
Confederate States prison, corner of twentieth
and Cary streets, escaped from the prison by
loWering themselves from one of the'windows.
They were mimed yesterday morning at roll
and no satisfactory evidence being given
by the guard, Captain Turner ordered under
Bleat G. H. Goodwin and John Ford, of com
pany E, 26th Virginia battalion; John W.
Gtaham and James Bovel; of the city battalion,
on the grave charge of being accomplices to
their ftaCaPe• They were confined In Castle
Tfiunder to await an investigation. None of
the eiicaping prisoners have been heard from.
late Dr. Frank R. Wright, whose demise
we announced yesterday, was not,the son of
Di. Wright of "Vegetable Pill" notoriety, but
the son of one of the most prominent surgeons
cif ibatimoree, of the same mink
is remains were buried- in Hollywood, the
1 2 13 a ;rites being performed .by a few Mende in
tam tinting pm
flaying procured Steam Power Prams, we are prepar
ed to execute JOB and BOOK PRINTING of every
description, cheaper than It can be done at any other
establishment in the country.
SHP Four lines or lON constitute ene-half square.
RIM lines or more than fear constitute a square.
Halt Square, one day ' 80 80
, . one week 120
ens ino,th ........ • .............. 8 00
a three months 5 50
" six months 8 00
t.: One year
....1b 00
:One Square , one day so
OM Week 2 00
one month . .. .. 800
te three months .... 11 00
' a six month- lb 00
one year. . 25 00
sir Business notices iserted in the Lena/ Column, or
before Marriages and Deaths, MIGHT GENTS PER LINE
BO each insertion.
NO 75.
*ir Marriages and Deaths to be charged as regular
Richmond, who knowing him in affluence, re-
Membered him in adversity, and .
"No longer seek his frailties to disclose."
The following from the Richmond Dispatch
shows that the newspaper guesses as to the
Richnkond correspondent of the Londonipmeis
were accurate:
WANTED-By an English gentleman, a parlor
and bedroom, or.a bed room, large and well
furnished, with writing table, with fire place,
coal and gas, in some private family, near the
Capitol Square. Apply to Mr. Lawley, room
5& Ballard House.
Colonel Isaac P. Gray, of the Fourth Indiana
cavalry, took possession of Prestonville, Ken
tricky, about the Ist of November. The town
is the residence of secessionists of the most
malignant character. About a year ago they
tore down the stars and stripes, put up a Con
federate flag in its place, and proclaimed that
the American colors should never float in that
town again.
Colonel Gray immediately issued an order
requiring the citizens of Prestonville to make a
'onion flag with their own hands, put it on the
pole in place of the rebel ensign, and have it
flying by nine o'clock on the morning of the
9th of November The inhabitants waited
upon the Colonel in a body ,entreating him to
excuse them from the disagreeable office. He
was inexorable. They then besought him to
furnish them with a flag for the purpose. His
reply was terse and emphatic
"Never. Yon tore down the American flag,
and by the living God you shall replace it. If
yen do it voluntarily all will be well ; 'but if
not I will drive you into an enclosure together
and compel you to make the flag."
On Saturday morning, the 9th of November,
the stars and stripes were floating over Preston
trifle and there was no need of an order like
Cipneral.Dix's to keep the national ensign in
its place.
From our Morning Edition
The President of the United States has issued
the following :
Washington, Nov. 13, 1862.
°BMW.; By the President of the United
States, that the Attorney General be charged
with superintendence and direction of the pro-
Ceeding to be had under the act of Congress of
the 17th of July, 1862, entitled "ai act to
suppress rebellion, insurrettion ' punish treason
and confiscate the property of the rebels, and
for other purpiAtit,' in so far as may concern
the seizure,prostecutionand condemnation of the
estate,. property and affects of rebels and trai
tdrs, an mentioned and provided for in the fifth,
sixth and seventh sections of said act of Con
gress ; and the Attorney General is authorized
and required to give to the Attorneys
and Marshals of the Unite d States such
instructions and directions as he may
find needful and consistent touching all
such seizures, prosecution and condem
nation, and moreover, to authorize all such
attorneys and marshals whenever there may
be reasonable grounds to fear any forcible
resistance to the act in the discharge of their
respective duties in this behalf, to call upon
every military officer in command of the forces
of the United States, to give them such aid,
protection, and support, as may be necessary
to enable them safely and efficiently to dis
charge their respective duties, and all such
commanding officers are required promptly to
obey such call, and to render the necessary
service as far as may be in their power, con
sistently with their other duties.
Sima paisuntrrr,
From the Army of the Potomac.
Frederioksburg Still in Possession of
FALMOUTH, VA., Sunday Evening.
The day passed off quietly without anything
worthy of note transpiring. •
The church bells in Fredericksburg were
ringing to-day, announcing the hoar of divine
worship, although most of the inhabitants bad
fled the doomed city.
It is certain, that if the passage of the river
by the Federal troops should be resisted by•• the
rebels, their chimes have been heard for the last
A great many unarmed soldiers were seen
walking through the city to-day, probably for
the purpose of attending church.
During last night the enemy's works were
somewhat extended, but no additional guns
are visible.
General WClellan's Letter Declin
ing the Hospitalities of the City.
In the course of Gen. "M'Clellan's letter de
dining the hospitalities of the metropolis, he
says ;
"I 'feel most deeply this action of the munici
pality, which I regard as one of the highest
honors which can be paid a citizen of our coun
try, at this particular moment. It is especially
gratifying to me to be thus assured of the good
feelings and regard of the authorities of our
greatest city. I trust they reflect the sentiments
of their constituents. At any other- time I
would gratefully accept the proffered honor,
but I do not feel that it would be right for me
to do so, while so many of my former comrades
are enduring the privations of war and perhaps
sacrificing their lives for our country."
irIF all desirable varieties, at the Keystone
NJ Nurseries.
l ir The weather and Benson are favorable,
and they should be planted`as soon as possible.
`Qui. 18, 1862. J.
the Rebels.
NEw YORK, Nov. 24