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rftEACHER OF THE PIANO, MELODEON
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io,te - cenliarket and Chestnut streets. .
IVOATERFUL DISCOVERY AND WONDERFUL
TAR. J. M. CREAMER would respectfully
LI inform the public in general and the diseased in
particular, that he has opened an' office in South Second
street, below Chestnut, Harrisburg, l'a., - where.he
treat all dlscases entrusted to his caro t in accordance With
tile system discovered and taught. by. Prof. C. :Bolles ~of
lailelphia, with whose institution he has been eon
uuct d, and to whom he takes .pleasure referrhig: the
public for information with respect to his succeis in eon
Na drugging the system with uncertain mediedal agents.
All cures performed by Magnet...stay Galvanism and other
modifications or Electricity, without shocks or any' un
pleasant sensations. After an Electrical Diagnosis, a
guarantee will be given, if desired by the patient ;For
further information call and get a pamphlet .which Con
tains hundreds of certificates from medical menand oth
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A. M., tO 5 and ?to 9 AI.
Dlt. J. MILTON CREAMER.
DR. ALEX. H. WYETH, surgeon, and Dr.
j. 'MILTON CREAMER, Electric:ion, would announce
to the pubii6 that they have this day entered low co
panuorahip la the practice of medicine, and that they
treat diseeze by the systems of Electropathy. and: the
Swedish method or Localized Movement Cure.
Office, South Second street, below . Chestnut,ilarristiprg,
Pa. ALEX. R. WYETH,
Dr. J. MILTON'. CREAMER.
Mnrch 14th, 1864,
DR. J. BITE'S
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TITIRING a practice of many years in this
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Powder i 4 vastly superior to any other article in use
FOR THE CURE OF
- YELLOW WATER,.
Aid . is of great service to Horses that have Opt their
AND ARE •
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Also, that it will prevent
GLANDERS, COLIC AND THE HOTS
When faithfully used two or three times a week- . -inVigo.
rating and fattening.
For Improving the condition of a Horse, he assertstkcre
is no better medicine, as it will strengthen the stomach
and assist digestion, cleanse the intestines of offensive
matter, and regulate the bowels when costive, purify the
blood and promote digestion—thus the skin is kept to e,
the pores are opened and a lean, scabby Horse beoo
fat and comely.
The Powder can be used for Cattle, Sheep and Hogs With
Directions with package.
PREPARED ONLY AND SOLD AT
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No. Al Market street, Harrisburg.
NEW GROCERY AND PROVISION STORE.
BOYER & KOERPER j WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
' Queens and Glass Ware;
AND ALL KINDS OF
RAVE just opened a large And well selected
stack of goods at their stand, Xe. IferketSqudie,
Harrisburg, Pa., to which they invite the attention of the
public generally. nolo,dly
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Oranges and Lemons,
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Fresh and Salt Fish in sea
Vegetables in season",
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][AS discovered the most certain, speedy
I I and effectual remedies in the world for
A Cure Wairantedi or No Charge, in from One
4eakness of the Back, Aft
cation Of the HiditeYs and
Bladder, Involuntary Discharges, Impotency. Genetal De
bility, Nervouktess, Dyspepsia, Languor, Low Spirits,
Confusion of Ideitk-Palpitation of the Heart, • Timidity;
Tremblings, Dimness of Sight or Giddiness, Disease - of the
Head, Throat, Nose or Skin, Affections of the Liver,
Lungs, Stomach or Bowels—those terrible disorders
arising from the Solitary Habits of Youth—those secret
and solitary practices More 'fetid to.their victims than the
song of Syrens to the Mariners of Ulysses, blighting their
most brilliant hopes or anticipations, rendering marriage,
Especially, who have become the yictims of Solitary Vice,
Mitt - dreadful bad destruOtiVe habit which annually sweeps
to an untimely grave thousands of Young Men of the
most exalted talents and brilliant • Intellect, who might
otherwise bite entranced ilitening.genittes with the thun
ders of eloquence or waked to ectasy the hying lyre, may
call with full confidence.
Married parsons, or Youngtfeneenterciplatlngmarriage,
being aware-of physical, weakness, organic debility, defor
mities, - e.,'kpeedity Mred. .
•He ivho places himself:tinder the care of Dr.-J. may re
ligiously confide In his honor as a gentleman, and confi
dently rely •npon his skill .as al'hysiclan.
lmmedidely:cured, and full vigor restored.
'MIS distressing affectionwhich readers life miserable
and - marriage imposeible--isihis penalty paid by the vic
tims of Improper indulgence. Youncpersons are too apt
to commit excesses from nottoMng aware of the dreadful
consequences that may . ensue. New, who that under
stands the subject will pretend to deny that the power of
procreation is imitionter by those failing 'lnto improper
babas than by the prudent. Besides being . . deprived the
`pleasures of healthy" offhpring, the most Berlins and de
structive, syriiptems to both body and :Mind arise.
The system becomesderanged, . the physical and mental
•filtictionS weakened, loss of procreative power; nervous
irritability, dyspepsia, palpitation of the heart, indigestion,
constitutional debility, a wasting of the frame, cough, con
sumption, decay and death.
Left hand side going fmm Baltimore street, a few doors
from the corner. Fall not to observe name and number.
Letters must be paid and contain a stamp. The Dector's
-Diplemary hang In. his °glee.
Ideniber 'of the Royal College of Surgeons, London; grad-.
uate from one of the most eminent colleges in the United
States, and the greater part of whew life has been spent
in the hospitals of London, Paris Philadelphia and else
where, has effecte&some of the most astonishing, duos
that were ever known ; many troubled with ringing . in the
bead and cars when asleep, great nervousness, - being
alarmed at sadden sounds, bashfulness, with .frequent
blushing; attended sometimes with derangoinent of mind
wore cured immediately. , - ,
These are some of the sad and melancholy effects pro
duced by.early habits of youth, viz :weakness of the back
and limbs, pains in the head, dimness of sight, loss of
muscular power, palpitation of the heart, dyspepsia, ner
ved( irritability, symptoms of consumption, lifmrre.u.v.--The fearful effects on the mind .are much ,
:to be dreaded=loss of memory' '411111381011. of Ideas,. de
pression of spirits, evil forebodings, aversion to society,
Self - distrust,' love of solitude, timidity; the., are some of
the evils predated.. _
Figs, Dates, • .
Ground 'Nuts, ,
Hominy and Beans;
Cakes and Crackers,
Sweet and Irlsh,PotaMes,
Green and Dried Frirft,,
:And Country Produce in
selAsea.. : .
BY GEORGE BERGNER.
DISEASES OF -M-PRUDENCE
RELIEF IN SIX TO T.WELVE HOLUM.
NO. MERCURY OR NOXIOUS DRUGS.
to Two Day's
YqVN . c.l . mmN
OFFICE NO. 7, SOOTS FREDERICK STREET,
TAKE PARTICULAR NOTIOE
Who have injured : theenselves.,by a certain preCtice in
dulged in when alone, a habit frequently learned from
evil compiniohs, or at school, the effects of- which are
nightly felt, even when asleep, and if not enrol rend=
Marriage et,e3s sible, and destroys both mind aild body,
'shoals j Aft mmediatelY.* . .
Whets n r t hat a young man, the hope of hiscountry,
the darling of his parents, should be' snatched ' from all
prospects and enjoyments of life, by the consequence_ of
deviating from the path of nature and indulging in a
certain secret habit Such persons sfusr, before contemn•.
Reflect Unita sound mind and body are jhe most necessary
requisites to promote connubialhappiness.. Indeed oritiap
out these, the.ourney through life becomes a weary
grimage ; the prospectlicujrly darkens to the 'view ; the
mind becomes stquiqwed with des,Rair and filled with the
melane t hbfr reftectin_rili*:* o ' bake/neon of another bn:
comes bl*htewricAtti our own. '
ASF. OF BEE'RUI)ENCE-
When the misguided and imprudent votaryof pleasure
finds bell& Imbibed the 'seeds of this painful disease, it
too oft& hiimiens that an Warned sense of shame or the
dread of discovery deters him from applying to those who
from education and respectability; can alone befriendhhn.
He falls into the hands off rapt and designing pretend
ers who, incapable of ien.ftpikih bba pecuniary sub
stance, keep him trifling monttinfter mbnth, or,aulong as
'the smallest fee can be obtainedi and rinleSprileelive him
with ruined health'teisigik over' IS galling, 4iSappAntmerkiv
or, by the use orttin ireadly poison,
.. i M ercury, ' hasten the.
constitutional iumipMmsof thisterribledsease,such is affec
tions of the Heed,. Throat; Nose, Skin; etn, progressing
with frightful rapidity till ' death punt a period to his
dreadful sufferings by' sending ' him to that undiscovered
conMry, from v.itienn,3lo . traveler returns.
IisTDORSEXEITT OF, Tti PRESS
jy o many thousands cure& at this institution year after
year, and the numerous important surgical qperations
performed - by Dr. JohlOrywitnetaseil by the retootters of
thethe.sun otiporiand many-other mem, =Wes of which
ittive au again and op:ba before the public, bealdee
his.stan - A4 as, a gaitlicacpc cif - cliactOtet atid,:reas - ,ouggr,
MVOS t,'tee tothe atiliet
- Sgt DISpazES SPEEDILY CURED.
"THE UNION NOW AND FOREVER." - -Webster
HARRISBURG, PA., FRIDAY EVENING, MARCH 18, 1864.
THE FREEDOM OF THE PRESS.
1 EA-T4iTtrr - y Itip..ponw
Select Coramlttee appointed to [lnvestigate
the — atithorship of Verialii in
the Pittsburg Hairy Commercial and
Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, which
report was read in the House of EeprcT.
se tatives on Tuesday morning, as fol
Mr. OzzaS,' from the committee appointed ,
under the following resolution, viz: "Resolved,
That a committee 'of five members of this
House be appointed to inquire and ascertain
the authoui of the communications read by the
Clerk and report to this House, with power
to send for persons and paper," made the fol-
lowing report, viz: •
That your committee, after its organizition,
met on February 10th, 1864, and proceeded to
Itie - business of - the investigation:
the repeater for the associated
press, of the city of Philadelphia, wets calltd
and 'testified that hp kcow the author .ctf the.
'artiae in the Evening- '
however, to give the - name 'of the: author, un
less compelled. He knew nothing. of the au •
thership of - the articles in .the Pittsburg Com
mercial. The position aifitinied by Mr. Ped
rick was reported to the House, with Ulf state
;moot that Mr. P, drink did not assume the at-
titude of a refractory witnese, but thit he did
not with to appear 'ad 4"vciltintary wituctis to
divulge the secrets: , Of loth profc Falun Tao
liallee expressed its purpose to demand an
answer from Mr. Pedrick, sod.. at the subee
retit'meeting,of the comniiteee, he cheekftilly
.complied with the expressed will.of the Haw;
and decla4eci the author_of. the article in the
Evenicg Delletin Itti- } l4 Mr. J. D. Duglison,
resistant cditor of that paper.
Mr, J4mr a 0 .slow, a correspondent for. tome
of the Was ako!;eitiiiitinrri,
but drclargd tAlatOte, knew nothing in re rd to
Whri view tyre rititio.i.ntettlier "of ... the seietal
ticles,ccmpiained of; i - -
ty a drict cUnstruct:on ofthe resolution ere
wing your oominittee,'their poWeislim
iteg. to the holding of their setsions at. Harris
burg, and to send for such persona and paPers
as they" might desire to' have before them.
Your committee, believing that liVeral con-
htractien gave them authority to hold miset
i cgs in the cities of Philmiel able and Pittsbnre,
had date; mint d to meet in Philadelpala. .
Pursumt to this . deterthinatiou, Your com
mittee met in Philadelptila"on - February 12rh,
1864. FeW '"
Mr. Peacock, the editor of the Evening Bul
letin, was examined and declared. the author of
the communination hithat paper to be Mr; J.
B DuglisOn,itsirittant editor of that paper.
Mr. Dtiglison was then called and examined.
He acknowledged hiinself to , be the author of
the ,communicatkon complained - of. Mr. Dif-:
sileon-duclaied that did ,
it on the
Soon of the House: hi*. that hruxvrote it - from
memory; and that he, never had, the privilege
of the floor .of the Honse. correnpondent
for the Hulletin
Pursuant to an adjournnient for t hat purpose,
your committee met in Pittsburg on the
February, 1864. _ _
Mr.-N1 P. SaWyer, the. managing editor- of
the Pittsburg Como:ard!, Wie called, and ex
amined. He denied all knowledge of Who was
the author. of the..comrormications in that
paper, which were the extbjeceof this'investiga
MT. John C. Harper, the local; _reporter 'of
-the same, was also -.examined, but he could
give • your committee no inf. - Imitation - which
would enligliten?yotir ca ii on the subject
for which It was appointed.
Mr. •Jiihn 'KennedY, 'dna of - the , hianagiog
editors of the: same,. pap , was then examined,
but thti failed" - to elicit any fact
whereby your committee .Could .griaSsAliti ,au
thorship of the:communications in question.
Mr, .1. B. Murphy, the-foreman of the com
posing robin 6f the - printing aft& of the Pitts
burg ,commercial, was then' called and e.xam ,
hied, and, like all who 'had preceded him, he
knew-nothing, nor had he heard anything,
which would enable him to tell who was the
author of the coulmunications id the Pittsburg
Comtherciil;,which were the subject of the in-
Such a fruitless search ifi _the, dark, among
those who, it was, presumed, knew who was
ttie author 'of the offensive 'conimunicattons in
the Pittsburg Commercial,. convinced your
committee that any attempt to-ascertain the
. pursuing :the investigation
among ' , fthei rest ofinerikirid,". would, not only
tie withtitititicoese, 'but - foolish; 'tkiirryotir com
mittee res,i3lVed to clime their investigittoli. •
Your committee cannot close their report
without &pressing their' Unqualified dfigippro
bation of , the •prectice and' p . oliq of creating
committees of . investigation;, - Uniess there' be
some definite and ;distinct:: charge made by
some responsiblei - partr, - who is willing for give
IRthis .44:0,4114e chargsfof
of priVilege_ againet any.one. Not.eien idle,
Turner, with its, meddlesome tongue, has' pre
tended to fasten any charge upon any person.
WitifOnt any light to guide .therii,, your com
mittee were compelled to grope in.the dark.—
followir.g only. shadowless phantoms. They
could but shiftliinir course and purpose, as the,
pamilen, prejtidice, caprice or mischief of any
onemight sug4est. True,your sorem,,ittee did
ascertain the auftti. of mie of the ceimarriunica
dons; andior What avail ji - itf le , -olfisen of
our ComnionWerilth,!Whocliiires no priiileges
at our hands;
. he• can and will write tor his
Journal, without a license from this House. If
his use of his liberty of the press were an
abuse of it, be is beyond our fetich.
To proceed further with this investigation,
so idle and so hopeless e we are constrained to
_say must be vain;-and 'without any disrespect
to the House, or the committee, - wohld be fool
Your committee bare been unable to ascer
tail. the author , of • the 'offensive c.;mrepnicl
tiorts, which were •ptiblished in the Pittsburg
Commercial;,, and failing•to fled rt, trade of any
testimony pointing to any. onetas the author,
they are unwilling to proceed to examine the
people of our State; for they catinbt know
whereto. begirt, or where to end, arid 'their
labors - would extend far beyond this - session.
True :They . , might proceed call the Citizens
, befoie them alphabetically, but they would be
unable to get through the.first letter in the al
phabet befotekAttyl ;would be compdleil, if
ggintog . tle '`'thrkep s*ke yaireand tee„„allot
fad tritmarr, over ihefrittbfra to their
heirs and executors.
Yctur ca ß i t t t cti . I kfiv , to 'blscharged from
ttf Viitiait the ad=
Res-hied, That the above committee be dis
charged from pt.( ceeding further with - the it -
vistigaticn. _ _
JOHN P. GLASS.
R. R. RKED.
0. ..L8'5/BM*, Fennel 8,.1864.
The committee cogitated under the follow
ing resolation.ef tEM V0U80,,1715: .
• "Hems& 'llielAsiersTrves,
"Ermthituttragi'Vebinary 8, 1864 f ,
.That,si,:cownfrAtee, of five members
of this HOLM& be appointed, to,hrtquire and-woof
tain the authors of .the,,emit: municatlope.read
its` ' A with
poWiar:ito. send for papas laid pa s_,•'-' •
"Cidered, That' ?deem' Rai, 0 Vosephs,
Reed - and Foster be the said com ee.
Extract from the Journal.
' ..T,NO A. SMULL, AssistantQlely t "
'llt.:'Ptirsuant tb'nOtioe froni the chturniing:
(Mr. Re]r,) ig ‘ the maillog room of the House of
Representallies; one Wednesday afternoon,
February 3, 1864, at3-o'clock. Present: Messrs.
Rex,Glass, Josephs, Heed and Foster.
.oyed by ;Mr. Josep hs,
John Ahern be
appOinted Olerk .to the committee - 4 -
It was tlien moved that the committee ad
journ to meet at, thiAmerican hotel, Philadel
phia, onrChestnit street above Flab, on Feb
ruary 13, 1864 at 10 o'clookA. M.
JOHN P. GLASS, Secretary
11Aaar8suaa, February 4th, 1864
Committee met pursuant to call of Chair
-man, in mailing room of the House—all the
Oa motion of Mr. Josephi, a Vole waa taken
on the election of, John Ahern as Clerk, with
the followin,,rcsult: •
Josephs. and Bei.'
Ness—Messrs. Glass and Foster.
Mr. Ahern was thereforedeclared elected.
Adjaurnect,Wmeet pp Tuesday, Febrttary 9,
186'4, at icoraea, A. Y.,in Had Committee
room. ::.; JOHN P. GLASS,
L HAIMLiBURG, Febrgagy 10th, 1864
Committee met t pursuant to call of Chair.
man, in the Library room—all the members
On motion of Mr. Josephs,
The Clerk, Mr. Ahern, was sworn in.
Mrs Pedriciewis affirmed.
By Mr. Rex.
Where do you xeside?,
A. In fhiladelplita.
Q What is your bustriees or profession ?
A.,„ Reporting the proceedings foe ' the daily
By Mr. Rex.
Q. What papers do you report hn. In the
A. All the daily morning and evening papers
in Philadelphia. .
D 3 you write' letters to any particular pa.
pars; in, addition to' your regular reports ?
' A .oCcesionally.
Q. What papers have you written letters for
daring this session of the Legislature?
A - Letters to the . Ledier and Inquiier, and
occasional special dispatches to all papers.
Q. Will you looi at this communication, (the
same that was read by the Clerk of the House,)
missy if you know the author from your per
knowledge. or other soprces; and whi3ther
it was submitled to you for inspection before
A. I know nothing of the Pittsburg article
in any way. I know the author of the article
read from the verilng Bulletin pf January
29th, tag& • • • •
Q Will you give ithainame of the author ?
A I decline to.give the name of the author,
unless compelled, under the rule of all news
paper of es , notrto give - arithorehiti unless un
der corepultion., •
By Mr. Josephs.
Q By answerhag,that question would you be
I , 9plicated in any way ?
A. No sti.
• -By Rex , • .
1:4. Had yott.any correspondonae'With the edi
tors or proprietors of the 'Evening
the Pittsburg Commercial in reference to these
A.' I had with the . editors 'of the Evenieg
Q Will you state the auhstarice of your cor
respondence with the editors of the. Evening
A., f inquired thiinarne of the author, and
thekinfoimeii *me. ,
On motion; the 'committee adjourned, to
Meet to rnorro* morning, at 9i o'clock, a. a.
`, ILC,iuttea' pAit, Febrruixy 11th, 1864.
Conarnitiee met lie Library room.
P.lmarr-=Measra. Bea, Glaes, - Foatet, Reed
and jostipha. • • .
Mr: Pedrick' re called:'
By Mr. Bea.
Q. Will you give the name of the author of
the communication in the Evening Bulletin of.
January 29th 1864?
reply I offer the fallowing. message:
Ofi'MaOß. INLAND Sr, Amirmeati TICLEGRPH CO.
fiiiaratirmA February 4, 1864.
I authorize, you to inform the proper parties
in the Plettie, that I am the author of the ar
ticle relating to - Mr, ,ltex, published in the
Bulletin of Jannary twenty-ninth.
ing Of.the article in the Commercial, nor not
[Signed.]' ":J. B. DIJG(LISON;
Assistant Editor Evening Bulletin.
By Mr. Josephs:
Q. W4s, Mr. Do.glison on the door of the
frame on the day of the debate or fatalwards?
A. tie was in the House on the day of the
James Onslow affirmed.
• ByMr.: Bed, • -
Q. Where'do you reside?
A. Iu Pittsburg.
Q. What is your business or profession?
A. Printer by trade; occasionally writing
letters for the papers.
BY Mr. .Tosephs.
Q. Any particular paper?
A t The Evening Chronicle and Dispatch.
By Mr. Ilex.
Q. Will you look at this communication and
say if you know the author from your per
A. I do not.
By Mr. &mph&
Q. Do yon know of , any .reparter or letter
writpitfor the httelinrs Commercial being on
;the floor of the Rouse about he 29th of Jan
A:'There was none that I know of,
4 Do'ron,lol6W:tif May' being here- now?
••A I do , not. • •
On Mbtion -thecoiniiiittee adiOurned to meet
PRICE TWO CENTS.
. _ ~
at the American Honafh in Pliilacielphis, en
Sittirdity, morning, at 10 o'citiae:
• • Angelus Hoist'.
• February ,12th, 1861.
Committee met at 10 A. N.
Present=Messra: Res; Glaes, 'Reed and
Mr. Peacock swore.
By Mr. Bas.. • . • •
Q. Where do you reside?
A. No 260 South F(teentit street, Philadel
, • , . •
Q WhatiCyotir business or 'prdfessiork?
A. Editor of the. Evening, Bulletin.
Q Have,you. a reportei or letter-writer for .
the Evening Bulletin atilarrisburg
A. -No regular one; tint the reporter of the
associatedpretia•who Bends telegraph dispatches
only. r - -
9. Mire yen hid_ any, one at Jiarrisburt
tikepreseiVetistrion of the Legisbittirb,-
idispsiasientheriliell:to write letters for. your
Palter. excepting.the reporter of the associated
A. We have no one there ex pre ssly for that
puTpose. • - •
Q: Will you state if any one has written let
ters for your paper from .11arrisbruy, , daring
the present session ?
That letter was written by u person con
nected With m3kpaper. canniit say• Whether
it was-written in. Harrisburg or Philadelphia,
but my impreseion is that it was written in
Q. - Will you look at this communicatiOn and
-ay who was the pergola that wrote it?'
A. I have no hesitation in saying that it was
written by Mr. J. B. Duglison, one of the. Hs
eistant editors of the Evening Bulletin.
Q Was this communication submitted to
yon before publication in the Evening Bulle
A. I saw the proofsheets.
Mr. J. R Duglisou Sworn.
Bp Mr. Rex.
Q. What is your business:and profeesion
.of the editors of the Evening BEd
Q Do yen ever *rite lette ; rs for that paper ?
A. I do sometimes; generally - *het away
from the city. •
Q. Have, youwritten any lettere frem Harris
burg during the present sessuM of the Legisla
A. I have written but one letter in regard ,
to Harrisburg matters during the present ses
sion. That letter was written from notes taken
in Harrisburg, bat unable to write them •out
before the train left I completed it here.
By Air. Glass.
Q Will you look.akthe article in the Etas
log Bulletin of January 29th, 1864, and say
if that is the letter you refer to?
A. That is the letter. •
Q Did yon write that , letter on the floor of
A. No, Sir. -
By Mr. Bei... .
Q. Did you take the notes from which that
letter was written on the floor of the.HouSe?
A. I took the notes from memory. -
By Mr. Glass.
Q. Have you ever - had the privilege; of the
floor of the House as correspondent -for the
A. No sir.
On motion, the committee adjourned to meet
at the Monongahela House, in tinvelty oflritts
burg, on Saturday, February 20t1t,et 10 o'clock,
' Pebintary27th t 1864.
Committee inet..-Preeent, Messrs. Ras, Glass,
Fester and Reed. ~ .
Mr. N. P. Sawyer affirmed.
By Mr. Rex.
Q.- Where do your reside? .
A. At Oakland; Allegheny county.
Q. What; s your business or profession?
A. By trade a muulderi„.wesent ,builnes seep,
candle and oil 'ilnarnifacturen. wad treaguier of
the Comniercial- piiiiting emperor, and 'man-:
aging editor,- from Stipteinber 7th, 1868, 1 to
.Pebnutry 10t13,1864. -
Q. Did yoneven. write letters for that paper?
A. Yes sir.'
Q. Will you look at these communications
and stiy- if you kap* , the s`
A. (After examining' the communications) I
do not know the author.. • '-
Q. Were the pron . % subniitted to .you b-fore
A. They' were not. -
By. Mr. Glass.
Q Who was the -managing editor in your
A. John B. Kennedy. - •
Mr. John C. Harper ffirmed. •
By Sir. Rex • •
Q. Where do yon reside ?
A. In Pittsburg. . , •
Q What la your busbies's or profesdon ?
A. Local reporter for the , Oommercial.
Q. Will you look at, these communications
and say if you know the author?
A. (After examining the communications)
do not knowthe author, •
Q. Do yott know the marnes of the persons
who reported or wrote letters for the Corunier
dal from Harrisburg abouythe time these let
ters were Written ?
A. Ida not. ' • ,
John B. Kennedy affirmed. '
By Mr. Ilex. -
Q. Where do you reside f
A. In-Manchester, - near Pittsburg.
What - is your business or profession 1.-
Q. Were yon abant the 27th of. January,
1864, connected with the Pittsburg Daily Corn-
Menial, either as editor, proprietor or occa
sional letter writer? -
A. I was thetmanaging editor. • • •
Q. Will you look at these communiciiinrs
and say if you lino* the author?
A. (After examining the communicationai
I do not.
Q. Did yousef diem communications before
they appeared in the Commercial?
A. No, sir, I did not.
Q. Did yon see the proofs? •
A. I think I read the proofs.
Q. Da you know who received this comma
nication at the Commercial office?
A. I think it probable that the corninunica
tion in question was brought froin the post
office by B. C. Sawyer, Sen.
Q. Do you know who set up this ,communi
cation at the ommerciat Office ? -
seen the ' manuscript co toy ' : sincAb' •
A Q. . d v o e n y o o t u .
it appeared in the Commercial-?
A. I have not.
By Mr. laiami.
Q. MINT you now thelnannecrifi copy of the
letter lit question ? • .• • .
Q Rave yo any parson at the Conin' iorcial
ADvENTISThiCi MAZSBI7--DAILY. IMLEOBAPH.
The following age the rates for advBrtising in the Tm. - c-
Own." 3faTisQ adlAirtisingi to !do will And it con
citrfoorjlines or iess - conStitute tae-tai: scr.^.re. - 4.lgat
lint , or moreiban four constitut6 Wsquare.
808 A ELLS SQUAIrE SOB OKE SQUARE_
Oheday -$ - SO One day . .. ... .
Two days ' '6O Tint days IOD
Three .... • .7' . 75 Thr9edays . 25
One week - 25 .. . . 226
One month 300 One month .. 600
Two months - 460 Two months 9CO
Three months 5 . 50 Three m0nth5....... 11 00
Six months 8 oo' r Six months 15 CO
One year 15 00 One ..... 26 00
Administration' Notices - $2 25
~gwltnsiness notices lose
t~efare M'arr'iages and Di
. . „
office who achrasioreman of the compositors?
A. Walutvo. -
Q. What is
. the name of the foreman?
A. J. IL Murphy. .
By Mr. Glass. . -
Q Would thee - foreinan qf your office be able
to.inform this committee of the author of the
A. I think, of his own personal knowledge,
-he would not.
Mr. J. B. Murphy affirmed.
By Mr. Ilex. '
Q. Where do you reside?
A. At Pittsburg.
Q. What is your bitsiness or profession?
Q. Were 'yeubniployed at the office of the
Pittsburg Commercial about the first of Febru
A. Yes, sir.
Q. What branch or'the =business have you
under sour charge?
A.Foreman of the composing room_ .
Q Do all the articles that appear in the pa •
per pan through row hands before being set
A. .No. sir.
Q Will yon look at these communications,
atursay if yon saw them In manuscript before
therwere set up?
A. I have nadistinctlebollection of them.
Q. Lk), you know the name of the author of
I co d m o r u no un t. s 'cation : ?
Q. Are you in the habit of ftrat printing a--
tides before ascertaining the name 'he au
A. Timt ip, no oa- , of my business; ii 11 .1 g
t- t: , O fld , 0 - C4 l , f , tw rtmeut.
Q k • v. , ..he names of the persona
who reported wrote letters from Harrisburg
about. the time those letters were written ?
Q.' Have you seen - any letter or telegraph
dispatch-from Harrisburg, in referenCe to the
authorship of these communications ?
A. I have not.
Q. Has any one told you that he- was the
author of these Communications ? '
A. No, sir.
On motion of, Mr. Fester, seconded by Mr.
Glass, it was ; -
Resolved, That the testimony in this case
At the request of the chairman, Mr. Reed
took the chair when Mr. Rex offered the fol
lowing amendment: ent: .
That 'Mr. Ingham, of Allegheny, be sub
pcened to appear and testify , before this com
mittee, whisk motion was not seconded: ,
Wkich motion was put and lost. '
IV". - Glass, moved - the previous question on
the.motion of *Mr. Fester, that the testimony
now close. •••
Which motion was carried.
On motion- of Mr. .Reed, the clerk w.s in
structed to furnish Glass and Rex each
with a copy of the testimony in this case.
On motion, the committe adjourned to
.meet ialfarrisbutg on Tuesday morning at 10
• • • Heannonmo, March 2, 1864
* Corronittee met pursuant to adjournment
Present—Messrs. Rex, Glass, Reed, Josephs
Oa motion of Mr. Glass, . .
That the minutes of the - meeting at
Pittabmg be so corrected as to state the fact
that the motion of Mr. Rex, to subpoena Mr.
Bighorn, was put-without being seconded.
Mr. Rea movedlto amend by inserting after
the<woril Pittsburg - the following words: When
Mr. Reed occupied the- chair, which' was lost,
when thernotion of Mr. Glass was carded.
On motion of Mr. Glass, the committee ad
journed to meet on Tuesday morning at 10
ELUIRIBBURG, March 9,1864.
Committee. met pursuant to adjournment.
Presept r7 Messre. Rex, Glass, Reed, Josephs
presentedtilass' the, report of the cora
mittee, which was read, and on motion of Mr
-Foster, the report of Mr. Wass be the 'report of
the-committee. Agreed to.
On motion-of Mr. Reed, the - committee ad
jOurn sine die.
The steamer Harvest Moon has arrived at
the Navy Yard from Fortress Monroe; bring.
ing up Admiral Daidgren, who' returned from
an unsuccessful attempt to rescue the body
of his son. The steamer on her way up came
ii4collision with an unknown schooner, and
was badly damaged, by means 'of -the steam
pump, which threw out 16,000 '.gillons of
water in an hour. She was kept-afloat and
bronght here. The damage hi the Schooner
From the Kanawha. Valle - sr.
CHARLESTON, W. Va., March 14.
Three nien lielonging,to the 21st Illinoisr,who
made.their escape from Danville prison, have
arrived, and reported to Captain James Allen,
P. M. They state that the rebel force is not
great in front of our lines.- Gen. Echolg coin
mend, 2,000 strong, is. at Lewisburg: "'Pour
thousand convalescents'are at. Dublin. Depot.
One hundred and seven deserters haveleorne
in during the past month, including two
CrscrwasTr, March 17.—A special dispatch
from Charlesten, West Virgirda, dated the
16th, reports that a rebeL force, fifteen Mull
dred strong, was within fifteen miles of Gny
andotte, threatening Barbonnille. A strong
force has been sent oat to` meet them.'•'' '
Repeated Escape of Thition:Pri
soners Crow Dan:Ville.
Onionotti Muth 17.
A. member of the Eighty r ninth .Ohio regi
ment, just arrived here, reports the escape of
seventy more Fedendprigonars from Danville,
Na.: >But few of them have yet - reached our
lines. " .
„Cotton dull; Ades of 500 bales et734Q74.
Flour decliried 59.; salea of 1,500 bls. at $6,-
35(46'45 for state, $71007 151 - cit 'Ohio and
:Southern unchanged. • Wheat ::declined 1®
2c; sales of 17,999..bu5in; Coxii quick; sales
16,590 bus. yelloT at $i 2401. 24, mixed held
at $132, but buyers offer 5i30. 5i)14 4 0
I teinieked - P,Ork heatiV $23 50
023 75. Laid heavy 120/31 2 . "Jh.Whisky
less Arm at 9914. Sugar - firm at 13 for
comm on .Q uu. idolarzes dull, old
Prleanw47. - T -
...... - 7 -
rted in the :Load Colman, or
EIGHT CENTII •MI/ LAB for
JOHN P. AHEBN
From Washington. •
WAsanzGToN, MarCh 17.
XAXICETS BY TBLEGBAPH.
Nzw YORE, I areh 17.