Pennsylvania telegraph. (Harrisburg, Pa.) 1864-1864, July 20, 1864, Image 2

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Abraham Lincoln,
Andrew Johnson,
Dont Forget to be Assessed
Friday next, July 22d, will be last day for
assessment to entitle a citizen to vote at the
ensuing election on the 2nd day - of August.
It is important that every vote be polled for
the three amendments to be endorsed at that
election, and we therefore earnestly hope that
our friends will see that no ballot is lost by
the negleot of the voters to be assessed
We continue to receive information con
cerning the flying rebels who raided with such
dire havoc in Maryland and , on the borders
of Pennsylvania ten days ago. Heavily la
den with plunder the rebels are straggling
to reach their entrenchments at Petersburg,
to afford relief to the armies that are now suf
fering for want of food behind the mud banks
defending that city. On Monday last a party
of these raiders were overtaken at Snicker's
Gap by General Crook. He at once fell upon
their wagon trains, scattering their escort in all
directions, but these being quickly rallied re
turned to the assault with all the fury of men
defending immense treasure. General Crook
fought gallantly for almost an hour, defeating
the rebels, taking many prisoners and cap
turing over three hundred wagons, all of
which are reported to have been heavily la
den with grain and such' other plunder as
the rebels for ed from the people of Mary
land. So thoroughly were the rebels defeated
that they could not carry their rounded from
the field or bury their dead. These were left
for burial and care by our troops.
The Education of Soidles , Orphans
In appointing Thomas H. Burrowes, late
Superintendent of Common Schools of Penn
sylvania, a commissioner to prepare a plan
and superintend the expenditure of the money
devoted by the Pennsylvania Railroad Com
pany, for the education of the orphan children
of soldiers, Gov. Curtin has acted wisely
and judiciously, as no mrtn in the State is bet
ter fitted by experience and sound practical
ability, for the position assigned him, than
the appointee. In accepting the appoint
ment, Mr. Burrowes submitted a plan to the
Governor, for carrying into effect the objects
of the donation, which has been approved
and accepted. We have heretofore alluded
to the manner in which this money is to be
applied to the education of the orphans of
our heroes, but as Mr. Burrowes has prepared
a plan by which the disbursement will . be sys
tematically managed, we deem it important
that our readers should be fully advised of the
same. As soon as we find room for this plan,
it shall appear in the Trszon.tru. It is a
document of great interest to the widows and
the orphans of Pennsylvania's gallant dead,
and hence it has claims on our columns which
we do not feel like postponing too long. .
Important to Election Officers.
Some doubt and dispute having arisen as
to the officers qualified to hold the approach
ing special election on the constitutional
amendments, we have been at some pains to
consult the proper authorities and arrive at a
true decision on the subject. By a reference
to Purdon's Digest, pages 370 and 371, and
the foot notes thereto, it will be seen that
election officers are annual officers and that the
new board, namely those elected last spring,
must hold the special election in August next..
Any election officer, according to the opinion of
some of our best lawyers.Ecan apply to 'be
sworn in the day after the election naming
him as such officer. The election officers
chosen last spring may be all sworn prior to,
or on the second day of August, and thus be
come qualified to hold the special elections at
that time.
The Public Debt.
According to official statement for the week
ending July 12, just published, the total
public debt on that thy was $1,795,033,569 34
against $1,792,867,040 51 on the sth inst.
The outstanding amounts, with the interest
due respectively thereon, are given below:—
Debt bearing interest in coin, $864,109,819 62;
interest, $52,113,31167. Debt bearing inter
est in lawful money, $400,330, 010 21; inter
est, $21.639 192 81. Debt on which interest
has ceased, $370,170 09. Debt bearing no inter
eat, $530,223,569 37. Total, $1,795,033,569 84;
interest, $73,752,554 48.
Election in Tennessee.
Gov. Johnson has issued a proclamation or
dering an election in Tennessee for the pur
pose of bringing that State within the pro
vision of the United States Constitution,
which guarantees to each State a Republican
form of Government. He has fixed the time
some months ahead, for the election is to be
held on the first Saturday of next March. A
complete precinct, county and State organi
sation is to be effected, and the Governo;
proclaims that the enemies of the Union
will not be permitted to vete or to hold office.
The 'Union State Central Committee.
ROOMS have been seemed in Philadelph'a,
as a hPailquarters for the Union sta'e Cent-al
oat naLttee, when tic thereof and tin_
m-rnbara of the Exe , Committee, will
hereafter he found for the t ansaction of the
business allotted to that body. All letters fo
the chairman of the committee, or such as
relate exclusively to bushiness connected
with the duties of the oommittee, showd be
addressed to Philodslphis.
Recruiting in Revolted Stater.
We alluded to the fact, yesterday, that Gov.
Curtin was prepared to appoint the agents
provided for in the act of Congress, for the
purpose of recruiting, to fill quotas of locali
ties in the North, from the *people in the re
volted States. At first glance, the importance
of this notice may not have been fully under
stood, but when it is known that the object
designed is to afford the people in districts
subject to the draft, an opportunity to fill
their quotas, etc., the necessity of securing a
reliable agent to perform such work, will at
once be seen. We quote the act of Congress
on this subject:
SEC. 12. And be it further enacted; That it
shall be lawful for the Executioe of any of the
States to send recruiting agents into any of
the States declared in rebellion, except the
States of Arkansas, Tennessee and Louisiana,
to recruit volunteers under any call under the
provisions of this act, who shall be credited
to the State and to the respective subdivions
thereof, which may procure the enlistment.
Remarking on this section, the Pittsburg
Gazette says that it will be observed that it
shall be lawful only for the executive of any of
' the States to send recruiting agents into the
rebel States. That is to say, no agents can
I enlist volunteers for any of the States unless
appointed by the Governor thereof. But, the
words of the clause quoted do not prohibit
the appointment, by the Governor of any
given State, of agents for any portion of that
State. We infer, therefore, that, if the citi
zen sof any enrolling district or sub-district
should request the Governor of the State in
which that district or sub-district is located to
appoint an agent to recruit exclusively for it,
and at the exclusive expense of those citizens,
there is nothing in the law to prevent him
from acceding to their request. Indeed, in
our own State we presume that this is the only
policy that can be adopted, for the Governor
is not authorized to pay bounties for volun
teers to be credited to the State at large, and
to wait for the authority to be granted by the
Legislature which is to meet on the 23d of
August would be to wait until the days of
grace have passed.
—We announced in the TELEGELPIL yester
day, that Gov. Curtin was ready to appoint
such agents, and we now urge it upon the at
tention of the people of Harrisburg, to take
the necessary steps for the appointnient of a
person in every way qualified for the work .
To those sulAistricts which have raised. or
propose to raise bounty funds. the appoint
ment of a reliable agent is of the highest im
portance. We commend this subject to the
attention of those sub-districts which have
raised, or which propose to raise bounty
funds. Every man recruited in a rebel State
is a man saved at home. And the sooner
Pennsylvania agents are put in the field, the
b-tter. Agents of some of the Eastern States
are already on their way west and south. Let
Harrisburg not be behind her sister cities in
the facilities afforded by the law for the filling
up of her quota in the coming draft for five
hundred thousand additional troops.
330 Teregrapt).
From Memphis.
They Fight Him at Tupelo.
Overwhelming Defeat of Forrest.
Gens, S. If, Lee and Walker, also Whipped,
MEmpats, July D.
I am indebted to one of Gen. Washburne's
staff for the following:
On the sth inst., Gen. Washburn sent out
a force of infantry, cavalry and artillery from
Lagrange, under Maj. Gen. A. J. Smith and
Brig. Gens. Mower and Grierson, with in
struction to move in pursuit of Gen. For
rest and bring him to bay, fight and whip
him. He was ordered to pursue him to Co
lumbus, Miss., if he did not overtake him
this side.
A dispatch from General Smith to General
Washburn, received to-day, says we have met
8. D. Lee, Forrest and Walker, at Tupelo,
and whipped them badly.on three different
days. Our loss is small compared with that
of the rebels. I bring back everything in
good order, and nothing was lost.
A scout, since arrived at Lagrange, reports
the enemy's loss at 2,500, and that their de
feat was overwhelming. •
It is also stated that the rebel Gen. Faulk
ner and Col, Forrest were wounded. Gen.
Forrest was wounded in the foot, and his
horse equipments captured.
From other sources I learn that Smith met
Forrest near Pontotoc, ou Wednesday, the
13th, and fought him on that di , and also on
Thursday and Friday, driving him below Tu
pelo, whipping him badly in five different
battles. Our loss is said to be less than 300,
while that of the enemy was over 2,000.
Col. Wilkins, of the 9th Minnesota, who
commanded a brigade, was killed.
The weather here continues very warm.
The steamer Mopham leaves for White river
to-night, laden to the guards.
The steamer Pauline Carroll is reported
hard aground below.
The steamer Belle of Memphis takes one
hundred and six bales of cotton for St. Louis.
Good middling cotton is quoted at 146.
Burning of a Government TranspOrt
Retaliation for the Murder of ruin Men.
LoMMILE, July 19
The steamer St. Louis, hence to Nashville,
laden with government stores, was burned
ye-terday by guerrillas at Sailor's Rest, on
he Cumberland.
Your rebel prisoners have been selected
from our military prisons, to be sent to
'Mitchell's 11111 awl! Clarksville, to •be ithot, in
retaliation for the murder of two Union men
nen en.
Quiet Prevailing Along the Lines.
The Rebels Short of Provisions.
Information received from the headqua r -
ters of the Army of the Potomac, dated July
19th, states that the usual quiet still prevails
along the lines, and were it not for the sound
of an occasional gun and some picket firing at
a few points, one would suppose that no en
emy was within miles of us.
A sergeant and his squad came in this
morning, and all report that thousands are
ready to leave as fast as they find an opportu
nity The deserters come principally from
Georgia, Florida and Alabama regiments, and
an officer of a regiment from the former
State is said to have gone to his superior a
day or two• since and reported that if his
company was not soon relieved he would have
none to relieve, as they would have all gone
over to the enemy.
Burnside's men make the most of the—
the enemy taking every opportunity to fire at
the colored troops that occupy a portion of his
front, and of course the fire is returned with
interest, but without much dainage on either
No deserters come in at this part of this
lines, as they say they have no chance to get
through without running the risk of being
shot—the negroes being so constantly on the
alert, but they are coming in at other points
daily in squads.
They state that they are very short of pro
visions, particularly vegetables, and seem glad
enough when they get into our lines, strict
orders being given that they shall not hold in
tercourse with our men on the picket, or ex
change papers; and one fellow the other day,
who came boldly over and brought a paper
with him, was caught and made to eland and
wave the paper back and forth for an hour as
a punishment. An attack from the enemy
has been expected for the past two days.
Last night, from what the deserters reported,
it was looked for as certain, but no demon
stration was made.
It has looked like rain all the afternoon,
but none has fallen yet and the dust oontin
ues,to envelope everything.
Its Evacuation by the Enemy Going on.
The Capture of Atlanta flour!)
NEW Your, July 19.
A spacial dispatch from Nashville says the
report about Atlanta being occupied by our
troops is without foundation.
All kinds of rumors are afloat regarding the
evacuation of Atlanta. Reports say that dur
ing the delay of Gen. Sherman at the river,
the enemy has been enabled to get away his
valuables, but in opposition to this it is well
known that they had been sent weeks ago to
The evacuation of Atlanta really began
several weeks ago.
Aneral tilterman yesterday moved out of
his works on the south side of the Chatthoo
die to attack Johnston's forces if found in
front of them, or to occupy the city in the
l et
event of a r eat.
Nothing 1 r than the information that he
had moved 'll` ' been reetived here, but we
hope to-mogr ow fo announce his occupation
of Atlanfh.
It is believed here that during the halt at
Chattahoochie, Gen. Sherman completely de
stroyed all the rebel communications between
Atlanta and Richmond, and between Atlanta
and Montgomery.
Wesumurox, July 20.
The latest official information from (kn.
Sherman, is that his army crossed the Chatta
hoochie at several different placesinorth of the
railroad bridge.
The movement was accomplished with such
celerity as to take the enemy by surprise, and,
therefore, the resistance to his advance was
feeble on the part of the rebel cavalry.
Our cavalry was at once sent to operate on
the railroad of Decatur, one of the objects
being to cat off the communication between
Atlanta and Augusta, thus preventing the re
moval of stores to the latter place, and John
ston from being reinforced. Our main army
was within 10 or 12 miles of Atlanta, and all
its operations were progressing in [the high
.eat degree favorably.
Curcrffum, July 20.
The Commercial this morning has advises
from Gen. Sherman's army to the 16th inst.
Itl'early the whole force had crossed the river
and occupied strong positions on the south
Side. A portion of our troops had advanced
two miles towards Atlanta, bat encountered
nothing but small bodies of cavalry.
Gen. Braxton Bragg had arrived at Atlanta,
and would, it was supposed, exercise a per-'
sonal supervision over the movements of the
rebel army.
Guerrilla% Troublesome,
FIT. Jomum, Mo., July 19
It appears that Vol. Ford left two bands of
guerrillas, numbering nearly 700, in his rear,
who are committing all manner of depreda
tions in the southern part of this county.
A large scouting party was sent from here
this morning, but has not been heard from.
Every train from Preston brings a large
number of refugees from Platte, Clay and Ray
counties. Many of them stop here, while
others go eastward.
Guerney & Co., of this city, have just re
ceived 65 pounds of gold dust from Virginia
Terrible ACcident in Philadel
PamsuifLmm, July 20
A terrible accident occurred at the Blockley
Almshouse this morning, caused by the walls
of the Female Lunatic Asylum being under
mined by workmen.
It is reported that thirty to forty of the in
mates were killed or wounded. Five bodies
have been taken out.
PHILADELPHIA, July 20.—The latest retie
ble accounts of the accident at Blookley Alms
House, say that 18 insane women were killed
and 20 wounded. Mere were 229 inmates of
the asylum. The accident occurred at quar
ter of six o'clock this morning. -The building
was supported by two immense arches, which
gave way. The sitting room was-filled, with
children. Sixteen bodies We been already
taktui anti .
Army of the Potomac.
[Correspondence of the Washington Chronicle.]
The heat has somewhat abated. Dearth of
news continues. lam lingering here in ex
pectation of a fight. Nothing else would de
tain me in my enfeebled health. The labor
bestowed upon our fortifications is enormous.
Thousands of men are engaged in the manu
facture of gabions, (wicker-worked baskets, to
be filled with sand and placed in the embra
sure of a redoubt,) which at night are placed
in position. All this while the rebels are not
idle. A new battery opened from their side
yesterday P. N. Near Warren's headquarters
is a battery of 325, christened by the. cannon
iers "The Seven Sisters." One gun is distin
guished from the rest by the peculiar, rushing
sound of its shells, which resembles the puffs
of a locomotive. This piece is dubbed the
"Petersburg Express," for that reason, and
because it devotes all attention to the afore
named place.
When the rebels unmasked their battery
yesterday afternoon, the "Petersburg Ex
press" sent a message in that direction, caus
ing considerable commotion. One of their
magazines was exploded, and, together with
the terrible noise and smoke, must have dis
abled many rebels. Everything is now quiet
from that point. All along the line there is
the usual amount of cannonading daily, and,
I might add,nightly..,
We are all much milled with the account
of rebel depredations published in the news
papers. Circumstances which you look upon
as terrible enormities, are here committed
every day. They have not treated you with
anything like the severity they receive at our
WAsmairoxox, July 19.—A letter from near
Petersburg, dated July 17th, says a majority
of the people of Petersburg have gone to
Richmond. The weather is cool, and more
pleasant than usual. Mortar and cannon
pude° is as sharp and intermittent in its
character as ever. But few men are injured
daily. Our hospitals are in (excellent condi
The New York Post says: "We understand
from private sources that, in anticipation of
the capture of Richmond by the Federal for
ces under General Grant, the rebel authorities
have caused all the archives of the Jeff Davis
Government to be removed to Goldsboro,
North Carolina."
ST. JOSEPH, Mo., duly 19
Colonel Ford telegraphs to headquarters
here that he has killed, in all, forty guerrillas,
captured 200 stand of arms, much ammuni
tion and many horses, and that his force is
still pursuing the guerrilla force.
ST. Lours, July 19.—The Democrat's special
St. Joseph dispatch says:
The city and country are wild with rumors.
It is reported that Colonel Ford attacked
Thornton's guerrillas at Arnoldaville on Sun
day. Fighting was kept up all day, but with
what result is unknown.
Another body of guerrillas, from three hun
dred to six hundred strong, are encamped on
Gordon's farm, Platte county.
Official information states that two hundred
of the Paw Paw militia, of Platte and Clay
counties, had joined Thornton's guerillas.
A collision occurred in Cluson county, but
its extent is not known.
Governor Hall has commissioned a copper
head to command the militia of Andrews
county, and trouble is anticipated.
The people are constantly flocking into St.
Joseph's from the surrounding counties, and
many are leaving for other points.
The grain is left unharvested, and much
suffering is anticipated in many localities.
The Maryland Convention and
the Raid.
Bevrmoumm, July 19, 1864
The State Constitutional Convention to
day passed the following, by a vote of 33
nays to 17 noes :
Ordered, That this Convention, represent
ing the people of Maryland, hereby respect
fully request the President of the United
States and the commandants of military de
partments in which Maryland is included, as
an act of justice and propriety, to assess upon
sympathizers with the rebellion, resident in
this State, the total amount of all losses and
spoliations sustained by loyal citizens of the
United States resident in this State by reason
of the recent rebel raid, to compensate loyal
The following was also adopted:
Order.d, That the thanks of this Convention
—representing, as it does, the people of Ma
ryland—are hereby tendered to the old citizen
and patriot of Baltimore county, Ishmael Day,
for his heroic and gallant act in shooting
down the traitor who dared to pull down the
country's flag, which he had raised as an evi
dence of his loyalty and patriotism, which act
of daring heroism meets the approbation of
the heart and conscience of every loyal citi
zen of Maryland.
North Carolina.
The Navy Department has received dis
patches from Admiral Lee, enclosing a com
munication from Commander Macomb, of the
United States steamer Shamrock, dated July
13, in which the latter reports that oh the
12th he sent Lieutenant Commander English
with the Ceres and Whitehead to ascend the
Scuppernong river, in co-operation with a de
tachment of 80 men, under command of Lt.
Col. Clarke, to burn the bridge at Columbia,
to prevent the rebels from transporting sup
plies to their army at Plymouth, North Caro
lina. The expedition was entirely successful,
effectually destroying the bridge and disabling
a large grist mill. No opposition was encoun
Sinking of a Steamer.
gANDT Hoox, July 20.
The steamboat Nare, from New York to
Santa Martha, was sunk in the gulf stream on
the 15th, in a gale.
Her crew left her in boats, one of which,
containing 13 persons, was picked up by the
surveying schooner. Batley, and was landed
here to-day. The other boat, containing the
captain, mate, clerk and nine sailors and two
eoal passers, has not been heard from since
the disaster.
The Baltimore and Ohio Rail
road Re. Opened.
lisurrnosz, July 19.
The repairs on the Baltimore and Ohio rain
road will be rally completed on Thursday,
when regular through passenger'and freight
trabersill be renew&
From Washington.
The Secretary of the Treasury is having
prepared, soon to be is§ued, 7:30 Treasury
notes, running over three years, and converti
ble at maturity into United States bonds, the
interest being payable semi-annually. The
notes are not to be used as a legal tender.
The supply-ship Massachusetts will leave
Philadelphia on Saturday with mails, & - c., for
the South Atlantic squadron.
Schooner on Fire.
THE HIGHLANDS, N. Y., July 20.
A large fore and aft schooner is on fire off
here. A French war steamer has gone to her
For Europe.
NEW Your, July 20
The royal steamship Asia sailed this morn
ing for Liverpool, via Halifax, with 13 passen
gers for the latter and 65 passengers for the
former place. Her specie list amounts to.
$5,400 in specie.
From Europe.
Nsw Yoaz, Jay 20
The steamer Westminster, from Liverpool
on the 7th, arrived here to-day. Her advises
have been anticipated.
WANTED—An active, reliable BOY to at
tend in the Hat and (hp store at 11.1 Market street.
Must bring recommendations. j320-3t
MIDWIFERY.—Mrs. Catharine Shaeffer,
Broad street, between second and Third, offers her
services as midwife to all who may desire It Notice left
at her residence will be promptly attended to. jy2o-dr/t
wallet containing a small amount of money and a
pass on the Pennsylvania railroad, The finder will be
liberally rewarded by leaving it at Lawrence's saloon, on
Market street.. Jy2041
AROOM on Walnut saved, between Third
and Fourth streets, suitable for an - offlce. Posses.
eion given immediately. •
Inquire on Walnut street, three doOrs below Dewberry
The Comnionwealdh of Penitryirania, Dauphin Count:Wm:
TN the Orpfmna . Court of DariphiA- 90V,
'theof May lath, 1864, on motion of Difloriflo&r :.e
'the court grant a rule on all the heLs andlegal repfesent-•
Heftr4 .
atives of John Earley, sea., litie oc;Eadir
ship, Dauphin county, deceased, irk+ \XIM:'..4 - 4
Jacob Earley, Sarah, intermarried. with AtiMn o
hazier, Eliza, intermarried with George Rh .
, - ;:igtip ~
intermarried with Rudolph Miller, Jane ltite: s .
Levi Hetrich, Amos Earley. Catharine, into ,
John Rhoads, Rebecca, intermarried with
ker, Priseil'a, intermarried with ElijahAM'
whom, except Catharine, who resided at lag . in
Putnam 0011uty, 11110013, reside in the, co. _ Vett
phin. There w&s also anoth. r Son named ThemaiN who
removed to a place called Florid, in Putnam county, Illi
nois, where he married, but bad nci children. ' From
thence he went to California. leaving hts wife behind him,
and whether he is dead Or alive is not known. He has
not been beard from for ten years; and to all the heirs
and legal r , presentat lves of sold deemed,
You, and each of you, are hereby commandei to he
and appear in our said court on Tuesday, the 30th day of
August, A D 1884, then and there to accept or refuse to ,
talcs the real estate at the valuation, or show cause why
the alms should not be sold according to law ; said real
estate being a certain plantation or tract of land situate
in East lian..ver town.hip, Dauphin county, adjoining
lends of Jacob E. Miller, George Rhoads and others, and
containing 160 acres and 86 •pe ches, strict measure.
Also, another tract of timber land, adjoining lands of
Thomas Boyer, Conrad Ney, Jacob Nay and Jacob Earley,
containing 24 acres and 118 perches, strict measure, with
the appurtenances. WM. W. JENNINGS, Sheriff
Dauphin county, Pa.
By the Court:
Joss Mt:GLAND, Clerk 0. C.
Sheriff's o ffi ce, Harrisburg, Juno 2, 1881. py2o-dltvr2t 1
- - -
The Commonweaffh of Pennsylvania, Dauphin Courtly, $3.
TI+I the Orphans' Court of said county, of
May 10th, 1864, on motion of David Mumma, so.,
the court grant a rule on all the heirs and legal represent
atives of Daniel Hain, late of Middle Paxton township, In
said county, deceased, viz: Magdalene Hain, (sister of de
ceased,) resides in Dauphin county; Samuel Crum, John
Crum, Elizabeth Farling, wife of Jacob Farling, Polly
Straw, wire of Samuel Straw, Sarah Crum, who resides in
Wills county, Indiana, Catharine, intermarried with Jo
seph Realer, Joseph Crum, who resides in Dauphin noup
ty; the children of Daniel Crum, deceased, reside in Read
ing, Pa all lineal descendants of Elizabeth Crum, who
was a sister of intestate, and Elmira, wife of John Shep
ley, who was a daughter of Catharine Fettertioff, deceased,
who was a sister of intestate, and reside in Dauphin
county; also, the heirs of Catharine sb , frer, deceased,
who was a sister of intestate; Peter, Isaac and David
Shaeffer, Susan, intermarried with Samuel Sweigart,
Polly,intennarried with --,Smith,and Ellen Shaeffer,who
reside in Perry and Somerset counties. Also, the heirs
of Margaret Barnett, viz: Thomas Barnett, John, George,
David, William, Isaac, Elizabeth, intermarried with-
Lewis, Margaret Barnett, wife of M'Coy, Catha
rine, wife of --Frazer, who reside in Ohio and Indi
ana, and Jacob Conrad, attorney in fact- of Magdalena
Hain, and all the heirs and legal representatives of said
You, and each of you, are hereby commanded to be
and appear in our said court on Tuesday, the 30th day of
August, A. a 1864, then and there to accept or refuso to
take the real estate at the valuation, or show cause why
the same should not be sold according to law; said real
estate being a certain plantation or tract of land in Middle
Paxton. township, Dauphin county, adjoining the Susque
hanna river, 11. Hain and others, containing 347 acres,
152 porches, strict measure. Also, a tract of mountain
land adjoining the farm, containing 83 acft, strict mea
sure. Also, a certain tract of land in Jefferson township,
Dauphin county, adjoining lands of Elizabeth Moss, Peter
Enterlme-and rowels' creek. containing 29 acres, 110
porches, with the appurtenances.
WM. W. JENNINGS, Sheriff,
Dauphin county, Pa.
By the Court;
Jona . RINGLAND, Clerk 0. C.
Sheriffs office, Harrisburg, Juno 2, 1864. jy2o-dltw4t
P ARTIES wanting Substitutes can be sup
plied at beet rates. Local credits furnished and
The public wia find our House disposed to deal liberally
with aIL 0. 0. ZIMMERMAN k 00.,
jy 19 IMO ]2l Market Street, Harrisburg, Pa.
Patriot and Union copy and send bill to that office.
THE teachers and scholars of the different
Lutheran sunday schools, and the members of the
congregations and their friends, are respectfally informed
that the pionlu will bt held at Derry, on Saturday, the
23d that,, sad that tickets can be procured at the different
atoms, and of the to 10-iing committee of arrangements;
Miss McGauelsy, Verbeke street, (late Broad.)
Miss Fertenba gh, North street.
Mrs. gcCiellan, :late street.
John Miller, Jr., State street.
Miss Bishop. Pine street.
Mra. Barrett, Second street.
C. W Osman, Fourth street.
Capt. Win E. Sees, High street.
Mrs. Hay, Walnut street.
Dr. Frtger, Walnut Street.
Wm. Duncan, Walnut street.
W. B. Verbeke, Walnut street.
G. W. Fenn, Walnut street,
F. Z. Ftecker, Market street.
Samuel Felix, Market square.
Luther D. Jaust, Market street
Mr. Waltman, Fourth street.
S. B KissM, Market square,
Joaph Oglesby, Second street.
Mts. Jackson, Second street.
Miss Pancake, Paxton street.
BEING about to retire from the busbies,
the subscribor °feast public sale, ea
TETSUO. JULY 26, 1864,
Herr's Hotel, Harrisburg, Pa.,
consisting Of Bedsteads, Hair Mattresses, 'Feather Beds
.Bolaters, Shoats, Comforts, Quilts, Carpets, sag-
I 1311 Comer C.cks. &alma spoons, Knives, Glass and
China Ware milldam to accommodate 200 guests, Stoves,
Kitchen Utsistie—in fact everything required in a large
Silo to be enntinwei from day to day until all is geld
Temp cash, under use hundred dollars
Jyll-10t. J. GILBERT HERB,
F RESH aii , ACKE)IB. —Boston Wine Bis
cuits,. Boston. Milk Biscuits, Boston Butter Bis
cuits, Boston ormor Cracker; Boston Tic-nsc
'T Cracker;
renton Batter Crekers, just received at
Of the Amusement 'World is Comir,,
United States Circus,
Van Amburah Sis Co.' s
Mammoth War Elephant Hannibal
Combined for the season of 1864, with
MEN AND HORSES, all under one gigant:
pavilion, for one single price of admission
The wonders of animated nature consolidate
with the only LEGITIMATE CIRCUS ev,
organized—Moral and Refined Amnsemen
Pre-eminent Equestrians, Acrobats, G - --
nests, Jesters, Contortionists, Clowns, Er. ,
ibrists and General Performers.
Splendid Stud of trained Horses, Bonk,
and Trick Mules—Magnificent collection e:
Living Lions, Tigers, Leopards, Bear
Hyenas, Wolves, Monkeys, Apes, Baboon,.
Birds, of all kinds and sizes, &C., gathered 1
Will exhibit at Harrisburg, on FRIDA
and SATURDAY, JULY 22 and 23, 1864, a•
ternoon and evening, at 2 and 7 o'clock e
Admission, 50 cents. Children under 1.
years of age, 25 cents.
Lot on Second street, near Cotton Factn7
N. 8.--Once more. Please observe the dY
and date, and do not confound this AfONSTEL
ORGANIZATION with any other companies
whether they be good, bad or exceedingly in.
This Mammoth Combination will be at
Holidaysburg, Tuesday, July 12.
Altoona, Wednesday, July 13
Tyrone City, Thursday, July 14.
Huntingdon, Friday, July 15.
Belleville, Saturday, July 16.
Lewistston, Monday, July 18.
Mililintown, Tuesday, July 19.
Millerstown, Wednesday, July 20.
Duncannon, Thursday July 21.
Harrisburg, Friday, July 22.
do Saturday, July 23. jy9-Iln
OPEN every night with a first-class eon:
pany of mate s and female artistee. The perferm
ante embraces every variety of legitimate nminetiLel.!
such as
Admission, 26 cents. Seats in private boxes 50 e
Doors open at 7. To commence at 8 o'clock. jyistiit
lirlintend to discontinue the sale of Li•
quors and offer our stock at a very small advas ,
ihell cost price. We have purchased all our Liquors 1,
fore the last, rise and have a large stack on hand for tin
or four years, which are guaranteed cannot be purchac
now at any price from the importers.
Our stock consigns of
of all grades.
iiirwe have parts of three barrels pure RYE, -
colored, and 10 degrees above proof, 2X years old.
WINES of all Grades, Domestic and Imporati
We have part of % cask HENNESSEy BRANDY
to which we invite the particular attention of families f" , °
medicinal purposes.
The Brandy cannot be bought to-day, from importeri
loss than $1 per gallon. We will sell it for $l2 per :7.
We invite the inspection of Hotel Keepers and UV' .
Merchants generally, as we intend to sell, without
serve, all our Liquors, and this will be a good OPPor' -
ja for bargains.
TOLEN, from a field adjoining the re='
dense of the subscriber, residing near ShepherMan.
Cumberland county, onTuesdey night, July 12th, e LIU 11-
BAY HORSE, about six years old, thin in the ahoullor' .
rather hollow in the back, and has the letters A_ S. e'•
on one of his front feet. Any persons dehrorlet the
horse to tne owner will receive a reward of SW
jlll dlw* Limebnmer, Shopherdstmen, G l lmb. Ceyr
ANEW TRUCK imitable for a stone qu*
with one ton of new T Rail, weighing 2? pounds r '
the yard, for atone quarries or sidling&
.tvl.B 8w
FRUIT JARS, of the latest Patent (Grit
Sal Test Petatt,) just received and for oak low it
BUYER 11.0rEs
eMENS and GLASSWARE, a well se'
laud anorpault, Just mooed, of ths last stY ) = l
37 1 $ BOYER & &OEMS_
_llZA:alwayo on hand, of the best quality,
BOYER & } Want
WA Jut ncetved, ac
. Proprol..
13u-it:wk.' Age,
.Stage Mana;'