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FRIDAY MORNING, APRIL 19, 1861.
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The Pittsburg Dispatch, which almost deified
old John Brown, and has been engaged for years
in counselling and applauding resistance to the
Fugitive Slave Law, has made the brilliant dis
covery that the PATRIOT AND UNION is a "trai
torous concern," because it advocated compro
mise and peace before the war was commenced
by the attack upon Fort Sumpter. Entertaining
Ws do not see what cause for boasting the
" Confederated army" has in the capture of
Fort Sumpter-10,000 men against 80—three
or four forts, floating batteries, land fortifica
tions, &c., &c., against one fort ! Surely, this
is a contest which can yield no honor to the
assailant. Something like even chances should
exist between contending parties to give vic
tory any eclat.
A. B. Little, Esq.
We take pleasure in calling the special at
tention of inventors and patentees to the card
of the above-named gentleman. One of the
editors of this paper has enjoyed - for several
years the acquaintance of Mr. Little, and can
recommend him to the public with confidence.
From his long experience in the Patent Office,
his superior intelligence and high integrity,
we feel persuaded that those who may entrust
Mr. L. with their business will find it carefully
and promptly attended to.
THE bombardment and reduction of Fort
Sumpter turns out not to have been as blood
less as was at first represented. It is now as
serted by the New York Exrpess, that 49 men
were killed and 130 wounded in Fort Moultrie.
A special dispatch from Washington to the
Tribune, makes the following statement:
" There are those in this city who report that
they saw at least two boat loads of the killed
and wounded brought to one of the Charleston
wharves. Another witness states that one of
the newspapers on Saturday morning put on
its bulletin a list of cansualties, and that an
officer in the rebel army tore it down, and de
stroyed it. There are also other reports of pri
vate funerals, and of evidence suppressed, and,
after making allowance for exaggeration, it
seems clear that the whole truth has not been
The Universal Response.
The call of the Government upon the people
to maintain the supremacy of the law meets
with a general and universal response. The
cry that the country is in danger has obliterated
past distinctions; and with one accord, animated
by a common impulse of patriotism, the peo
ple are taking up arms to assert the supremacy
and majesty of the form of government under
which they live and prosper. We find in the
Boston Post a stirring article, which, after re
ferring to the arrogant and precipitate course
of South Carolina, and the attack upon Fort
Sumpter, that made necessary the ?resident's
proclamation, continues in the following strain :
This unsheaths the sword of the law, and
there was no other course. But the good citi
zen will observe that the President is careful
to say, that in every event the utmost care will
be observed to avoid devastation, not to inter
fere with or destroy any property, or to disturb
peaceful citizens in any part of the country.—
This is well put and must meet the approbation
of every considerate mind. No people and no
State have done more to exasperate than South
Carolina; but not even for her peaceful citi
zens and her towns and cities is to be the de
vastation of war; if for nothing else, for the
sake of old memories, that will come thronging
in with every passing event.
At this call of the raw, this great country,
in the armed_ men springing to the rescue, now
_spectacle that the world will con
template with wonder. President Jefferson
said in his first inaugural that it was a theoretic
and visionary fear, that this republican gov
ernment, the toorld's best hope, was not strong
enough ; or that it could, even by possibility,
want energy to preserve itself ; and he pro
nounced it to be the strongest government on
th e face of the earth. His words are
believe it the only one where every man, at
the call of the law, would fly to the standard
of the law, and would meet invasions of the
public order as his own personal concern."
This is what the people are doing now ! Th e
uprising is tremendous; and well would it be
for each good citizen, South and North, to feel
this invasion of the public order at Fort Sump
ter as his own personal concern. In reality it
Is so. There is left no choice but between a
support of the Government and anarchy I The
rising shows that this is the feeling. The Pro
clamation calls for seventy-five thousand men;
and from one State alone, Pennsylvania, a
hundred thousand are at the President's com
mand at forty-eight hours notice! Nor is this
all. Capitalists stand ready to tender millions
upon millions of money to sustain the grand
Government of the Fathers. Thus the civilized
World will see the mighty energy of a free peo
ple, supplying in full measure the sinews of
war, men and money, out of loyalty to the
Supremacy of law.
Patriotic citizen ! choose you which you will
serve, the world's best hope, our noble Repub
lican Government, or that bottomless pit, social
anarchy. Adjourn other issues until this self
preserving issue is settled. Hitherto a good
Providence has smiled e n s
Union. This was The Mo' ty. "hat led on
the men of the Revolution ' sTit E
H G I
truth to say, that when tho , 1 3 D d heroes
labored,. they made UNION , ' ndition
of their labor. It was fai E• E , ;11 that
destroyed the tea, and that n LAWresis
twice to British aggression, Iv the NUN the
patriots felt they were nothing 7 ntn-iyakik it
they felt equal to all things. Tli, lq,g
they transmitted to their posteritifLisTlit.
waves over those who are rallyine p l i t y T• th iS
standard of the LAW. And God gri.. ~. an
the end, is it is with Old Mother Country after
wars between White and Red Roses, and
Roundheads and Cavaliers, so it may be with
the Daughter ; that she may see PEACE in her
borders, and all her children loving each other
better than ever.
The Border States.
Will the Border States render any assistance
to the Government in asserting the supremacy
of law ? Will they take part with the rebel
States ? These are momentous questions.—
The President has called upon them to furnish
their quota of troops. Maryland is loyal. Gov.
Hicks will do his whale duty. Virginia has
not responded. We hope there may be no mis
take in the report that her Convention has de
feated the secession ordinance—for, in that
event, the greatest sticklers for "States Rights"
would be compelled to swallow their own doc
trines or stand by the decision of the State.
Gov. Letcher was a Union man—but his recent
acts look traitorous. Eastern Virginia is ripe
for secession, Western Virginia is equally
steadfast to the Union. She should beware of
inaugurating civil war at home. Kentucky
and Tennessee, hitherto deemed reliable, both
look shaky. Gov. Magoffin refuses to obey the
President's Proclamation. In Tennessee it is
reported that Gen. Pillow, who distinguished
himself during the Mexican war by throwing
up an entrenchment on the wrong side of the
ditch, has mustered six thousand men to aid
the seceders. The Governor of Missouri inso
lently responds to the Secretary of War that
his requisition "is illegal, inhuman and
diabolical, and cannot be complied with."
Does Missouri hope, in her exposed position,
to maintain an armed resistance to the Gov
ernment? It would be worse than madness.
Her people cannot sustain their Executive.—
Their only safety is in adhering to the Gov_
ernment, and in contributing aid for the main
tenance of its authority.
Tho position of all the Border States is peril
ous in the extreme. They cannot afford to be
divided. No matter what course their rulers
may pursue, these States contain hundreds of
thousands of Union men who will not be be
trayed into the toils of the disunionists, and
who will stand by the Government and the flag
of the Union. Resistance to the authorities of
the Union, is therefore nothing less than the
commencement of civil strife in the midst of the
FILIBUSTERS IN SONORA.—The Arizona cor
respondent of the St. Louis Republican writes:
We are told that one hundred and fifty men
have left the Pino Alto gold mines for a fili
bustering expedition into Sonora. Surely they
expect reinforcements, or they would not make
such an attempt with a mere handful of men.
We have heard rumors for several months that
an organization . comprising over one thousand
men had been formed in Eastern Arizona for
the purpose of filibustering in Sonora as soon
as the cold weather was over, but it seemed so
improbable that I paid no attention to the
story. It is said that the members were sworn
to secrecy, and that the organization was a
branch of the Knights of the Golden Circle in
Texas. The Mesilla Times, last November,
published a paragraph headed with the letters
"G. G. P. P.," whioh it interpreted "Grand
Gold Prospecting Party," stating that a com
pany numbering over five hundred men had
been formed at PinO Alto mines with the design
of prospecting for gold in the spring, and it
was shrewdly surmised at the time that gold
already coined was the kind most likely to invite
their search. Whether these suspicions were
correct or not, I have no means of knowing.
The present movement may be entirely indepen
dent of any preconcerted arrangements, but it
seems to your correspondent most likely that
such a filibustering organization does in fact
exist, and that the small force now on their
march expect sufficient aid to enable them to
triumph. We cannot learn who is at the bead
of the movement, and it is reported they will
march direct for Hermosillo, a place of over
ten thousand inhabitants.
PENZISTLYANIA PoeTorrlca APPOrNiMENT3.—
George W. Rex, postmaster at Bigler, Adams
county, vice John A. H. Rither, resigned.—
Francis Thornton, postmaster at Perry town,
Westmoreland county, vice Alexander Mans
field, resigned. Christopher Goat, postmaster
at Weissport, Carbon county, live Reuben Leh,
removed. Charles F. Rockwell, postmaster at
Equinnuk, Wayne county, vice Levi. H Calder,
removed. William Weaver, postmaster at In
dian Orchard, Wayne county, vice Charles
Howe, removed. James Waite, postmaster at
Hollisterville, Wayne county, vice Alexander
Hollister, removed. Abraham H. Metzger,
postmaster at Slack Water,.Lancaster county,
vice Jacob Kaufman, resigned. George H.
Saltsman, postmaster at Roxbury - , Franklin
county, vice E. D. Weaver, resigned. Barnet
Sheibley, postmaster at Landisburg. Perry co.,
vice John Burnett, removed. Charles T. Mc-
Laughlin, postmaster at Newville, Cumberland,
county, vice John Murphy, removed. Henry
H. Potter, postmaster at Middlebury Centre,
Tioga county, vice G. W. Herrington. W. Wirt
McConnell, postmaster at Honey Brook, Ches
ter county, vice D. M- Anderson, Palemon
John, postmaster at Bloomsburg, Columbia
county, vice Leonard B. Rupert. Washington
C. Malin, postmaster at Sharon, Mercer county,
vice Abner Applegate. John Wood, postmas
ter at Satterfield, Mercer county, vice John
Wharton. Thomas Jones, postmaster at Worth,
Mercer county, vice Wm. Gallagher.
A ROYAL OMEN ON A ROYAL DEATH.—Notes
and Queries has the following item under its
head of "Curious Coincidences :"
On Wednesday night, or rather Thursday
morning, at 3 o'clock, the inhabitants of the
metropolis were roused by repeated strokes of
the ta. s y r
great bell et Westminster, and many
supposed it was a death in the royal family.
There might have been twenty slow strokes
when t ceased. It proved, however, to be due
to some derangement of the clock, for at. 4 and
5 o'clock ten or twelve strokes were struck in
stead of the proper number. On mentioning
this in the morning to a friend, who is deep
in London antiquities, he observed that there
is an opinion in the city that anything the mat
ter with St. Paul's great hell is an omen of ill
to the royal family; and he added "I hope
the opinion will not extend to the Westminster
bell" This was at 11 o'clock 0
i n Friday morn
ing. I see this morning that t was not till 1
A. M. the lamented Duchess of Bent was con
sidered in the least .danger, and, as' you are
aware, she expired in less than twenty-four
hours. Ido not pause to comment on this cu
rious coincidence, but to ask whether any one
can give me any further particulars as to this
AN EXECUTION SCENE IN FEANCE.-1. was
obliged to keep on the outskirts of the crowd ;
and never having seen an execution before I
could not help being shocked by the levity of
these people. Men were hawking about cakes,
rolls, and lots of other eatables, which were
bought freely, and devoured amidst laughter
and jokes, as if they were at a fete. I fol
lowed the rear of the procession, and got close
up to the scaffold. The prisoners were brought
out in two open carts, and then, for the first
time, I had an opportunity of seeing what they
were like. Neither of them appeared to be
more than 36 years of age, and it was impossi
ble to detect in their faces any signs of fero
city. Stupid enough they looked, certainly,
but there was much more of the sheep than of
the wolf in their physiognomy. Each held a
erucifii in his hand, and each had a priest
beside him, who prayed incessantly. Their
responses were fervent, and there was an ago
nizing earnestness in their tone which was
dreadful to hear. As the cortege moved slowly
through the throng, there was no longer any
of the levity perceptible which bad shocked
me a few minutes before Everybody—men
and women—seemed to sympathize with the
criminals, and I noticed lips moving, as if some
among the spectators were offering up prayers
for their souls. There was a pause when we
reached the foot of the scaffold, and the priest
recited more and longer prayers. Then one
of the criminals ascended the steps i .holding the
priest by one hand anc the crucifix in the other.
This was Barrel. He looked slowly along the
sea of upturned faces, as if he would like to see
somebody he knew. Then he looked up to the
bright blue sky for a minute. I could see the
tears glitter in his eyes as he brought them
down to their former level ; and I heard him
say distinctly, alPhis head was being arranged
in its place, "Te meurs, male je suis innocent.
Elle m'a tue. Je suis innocent. 0 mon Dieu !"
The heavily loaded axe descended like a flash
of lightning, and guilty or innocent, a soul was
liberated to enter upon the next mysterious
stage of existence.—Once a Week.
THE ST. PETERSBURG DANT/Y.—The St.
Petersburg dandy, whether officer or civilito,
must have his droshky or his open caleche in
summer to take his evening airing among the
charming islands of the Neva. His sledge,
with its bearskin covering in which, about the
middle of the day, he must be seen driving up
and down the broad line of the Nevski Per
spective, as fast as his showy horse can whisk
him, while his coachman, whose body is en
veloped in long caftan, Or species Of dressing
gown, of blue or green cloth, reaching down
to the feet, and confined at the waist with a
sash, generally of the favorite red color, and
whose head is encased in a velvet four-cornered
cap, edged with gold thread, holds the rein
with arms stretched out at. full length, and with
vigorous shouts, and the horrid imprecations
peculiar to the language, warns out of the grand
seigneur the drivers of the humble sledges
which ply for hire, or the still more ignoble
pedestrians. For to be seen taking healthy
exercise, or even using out of doors those mem
bers given to man for movement, except, indeed,
for a dawdle up and down the Nevski, in pro
digious goloshes and a thick coat lined with fur,
and topped by a large beaver collar, your sledge
following all the dine behind you at afoot pace,
is considered in this flashy capital, as the ne
plus ultra of snobism, and 53 betraying a des
picable ignorance of the comme it fact.
GAS AND MACCARONI.—Apropos to the scar
city of gas in London in consequence of the
short supply of coal this winter, the London
correspondent of the New Orleans Delta tells
an amusing story :—A fine old British merchant
desiring to marry his daughter into an aris
tocratic family, invited a number of bachelor
lords to dinner to make the young lady's ac
quaintance. There happened to be - present a
plebeian youth, whose face had already gained
him the lady's love, and by an adroit manoeuvre
he succeeded in placing himself next her at
table. During the dinner, and while some
maccaroni au gratin was under discussion, the
gas failed and the room was left in total dark
ness. After some delay candles were brought,
and the contretemps became a subject of gen
eral amusement. Suddenly the guests made
the discovery that between the host's daughter
and the youth waved lightly in elegant play
one of those fairy like strings peculiar to mac
caroni. One end entwined around his mous
tache, the other attached itself to the young
lady's lips. It was convicting, and the mer
chant at once knew he must relinquish his pa
trician designs for his child. The dinner was
a mournful one. The next day the young lady
was severely talked to, and a week afterward
the maccaronied moustachios were her hus
You ARE A BRICK.-A certain College pro
fessor had assembled his class at the cora
menceurbut of the term, and was reading over
the list of names to see that all were present.
It chanced that one of the number was unknown
to the professor, having just entered the class.
"What is your name, sir ?" asked the pro
fessor, looking through his spectacles.
" You are a brick," was the startling an
" Sir," said the' professor, half starting out
of his chair at the supposed impertinence, but
not quite sure that he had understood him cor
rectly; sir, I did not exactly understand your
"You are a brick," was again the composed
" This' is intolerable," said the Professor,
his face reddening. "Beware, young man, how
you attempt to insult me."
"Insult you," said the student, in turn, as
tonished. "How have I done it ?"
"Did you not say I was a brick 2" returned
the Professor, with stifled indignation.
" No, sir ; you asked me my name, and I an
swered your question, U. R. A. Brick—Uriah
Reynolds Anderson Brick."
"Ah, indeed I" murmured the Professor,
sinking back into his seat in confusion. "It
was a misconception on my part. Will you
commence the lesson, Mr.=--ahem!
SHARP PRACTICE.-A man named Price, from
Pennsylvania, recently arrived at Davenport,
lowa, with a patent right for sale. He had
some funds with him, and loaned a certain sum
to one Dr. Morrow. The latter, however, ap
propriating rather more than Price was willing
be should have, called in the aid of the Sheriff.
The latter advised Price to let the matter drop,
as, under the circumstances, a prosecution
would be of no .avail. Price acceded to this,
and subsequently sold out his interest in the
patent to a man named Goff, who was to have
a certain amount of the lost money in case he
could get hold of it. Goff found Morrow in
jail, and, on repairing there, promised Morrow,
if the latter would tell him where the money
was hid, he would bail him out. To this Mor
row agreed, and Goff placed $lOO in his hands.
After Goff had left it. was ascertained the $lOO
waa counterfeit; while Goff was searching for
the hidden treasure in a box of ashes. It is
needless to say that he did not find it. Goff
then returned to the jail and obtained his $lOO,
Which probably he would not have done hail
they been genuine. And thus the matter re
mains for the present.
LIFE INSURANCE AND TILE WAR.—Many inqui
ries have been made by parties interested as to
the effect of service in the army or navy upon
life insurance. The New England Life insu
rance company, of Boston, has established a
war rate, at two per cent. above the ordinary
rates, and has commenced the issuing of poli
FERTILITY.—It is said that -Siberia affords
two crops a year—one of moss, and the other
It is stated that a single pound sterling will
suffice for the support of a Hindoo peasant for
The Delaware Division canal is now navigable
throughout its entire length.
THE REAL OLD IRISH GIANT.—As the work
men employed in sinking a foundation for the
enlargements now being made in the parish
church of Mullingar, Ireland, were recently
pursuing their work at the east end of the buil
ding they discovered, among the other remains
of human beings, the perfect skeleton of a man
measuring over seven feet in length, and which
appeared from the immense size of the skull and
other portions—such as the bones of the hands,
jaw bones, &c.,—to have equalled in its other
dimensions its extraordinary height. Its posi
tion was considerably deeper in mother earth
than that at which human skeletons are gener
ally found. There was barely sufficiently ap
pearance of a coffin to prove that it had received
proper interment, but everything connected
with it indicates its having occupied its lonely
tenement for several centuries.
HANOVER IN A FlX.—The Court of Hanover
is just. now placed in a droll predicament. It
bargained in the relinquishment of its perqui
sites out of the State tolls at the entrance of the
Elbe, for a consideration in cash, applated to
the various merchant navies of Europe, pro
rata, and a portion of the last portion of the last
millions of thalers was payable by Piedmont
(for Genoese trade,) Tuscany for Leghorn, and
Naples for the Two Sicilies. The King of Italy
now pays for all, but requires in each case a
receipt in formal acknowledgement. His
Majesty George V. is, therefore, in the di
lemma of recognition, on the one hand of the
Italian kingdom; or loss on the other, of a
round sum much needed by his small ex
BOLDNESS OF THE NEW YORK RIVER THIEVES.
On the day previous to the sailing of the Uni
ted States steam frigate Powhatan, from New
York, some audacious river thieves approached
the vessel in a boat, for the purpose of stealing
copper from her bottom. Some river and
harbor policemen, however, were on the look
out for them, and before they commenced ope
rations gave chase. The thieves made all speed
for the \ shore, but were so hotly pursued that
they were compelled to abandon their boat,
which the police captured and now have at the
station house. It was found to contain hatch
ets and other implements for stripping off the
copper, with a pile of stones to throw at the
men on board, if they attempted to interfere.
The Chicago papers have taken this way of
driving the runaway slaves out of that city.—
We copy from the Journal:• "We advise every
colored fugitive in the city to make tracks for
Canada as soon as possible. Don't delay a
moment. Don't let the grass grow under your
feet. Stand not upon the order of going, but
go at once. You are not safe here, and you
cannot be se l fe until you stand on English soil,
where you will be free men and free women.—
It is folly for you to remain here an instant,
for the slaveholders, encouraged by their late
success, are making, and will continue to make,
the most determined efforts to reclaim fugitives
from bondage. Strike for the North Star."
DIFFERENCE OF EYE AS TO APPARENT SIZE.-
An excellent illustration as to the mistakes ar
tists sometimes make, in apparent size, is given
in an incident which lately occured in Paris.
An English artist, who could not speak French,
was in a restaurant, and being unable to make
the waiter understand that he wanted some
mushrooms, drew the best representation he
could of that article upon a piece of paper.
The waiter, after examining the sketch, with
which he was somewhat puzzled, said he would
fetch what the gentleman wanted. He left the
room, and on his return, instead of producing
a mushroom, he handed to the gentleman an
A Poor:. WOMAN'S IDEA OF A POOR Housz.—
Not long ago a destitute daughter of Erin
walked into a broker's office, and in a very in
sinuating tone begged for a little aid to support
her starving family. " Why my good woman,"
said the comfortable looking gentleman to
whom she addressed her petition, "you ought
to take your family and go to the poor house,
instead of begging about the street this way.''
"Sure, yer honor," she replied, "it wouldn't
be aisy to go to a poorer house nor my own."
The rich man could not answer this clincher
with anything less than two shillings, and No
rah went out with a smiling face.
POLISH PARTIZAN FIGHT AT THE CARD TAMIL
A Warsaw letter. narrates another collision in
that city a short time since. Some Cossacks
and artillerymen began to quarrel over their
play. The artillerymen noisily accused the
Cossacks of striking and firing at an unarmed
crowd, and of breaking the cross. The Cos
sacks, on the other hand, taunted the artillery
men with rebellion against the Czar. From
words they came to blows, and the fight that
ensued was so determined and bloody that it
is said that there were upwards of 20 killed
Ala IN A CROWDED Room—The condensed
air of a crowded room gives a deposit, which,
if allowed to remain a few days, forms a solid,
thick, glutinous mass, having a strong odor of
animal matter. If examined by a microscope,
it is seen to undergo a remarkable change.—
First of all, it is converted into a vegetable
growth, and this is followed by the production
of multitudes of animalcules : a decisive proof
that it must contain organic matter, otherwise
it could not nourish organic beings.—Scientific
A FRENCH GIRL PUT ON THE CONSCRIPTION
Lisr.—The confusion arising from using Chris
tian names common to both sexes, has recently
been illustrated in France. A girl named
Marie has been inscribed for twenty years on the
conscription register as a male; when summoned
lately to draw for the conscription, her mother
attended, and although she gave irrefutable
proof that Marie was not a man, the municipal
officer compelled her to draw; happily she
drew a high number, which ended the difficulty.
THE NEW YORK SEVENTH REGIMENT FOR FORT
M'HENRY.—The New York Herald of yesterday
says: It is rumored that the Seventh Regi
ment will be ordered to Fort M'Henry, in the
Chesapeake Bay, so as to be near the city of
Washington in case they are needed. The
members all express a willingness to go South,
or wherever they may be ordered. There is
no doubt that they are true to the Union to a
The Shreveport Gazette learns from persons
directly from the prairies of Texas that the
wheat crop was never better. A large crop
was sown, and the wheat was almost matured
on the 30th of March.
The fishermen of Holland have been for many
years in the habit of killing duir fish immedi
ately after catching them. The fish are said to
have a superior flavor by being spared the
struggles and agony of dying by exhaustion. -
The Indiana papers speak most encouragingly
of the growing wheat crop in that State, and
express a, confidence that the fruit crop will be
a most abundant one.
Ninety-one vessels entered at the port of New
York from foreign ports on Tuesday, the
largest number ever entered in one day.
The discovery of oil wells continues in Ka
nawha, and the • adjacent country, in Vir
The General Synod of the Lutheran church
in the United States assembles at Lancaster,
Pa., c n the 16t h of May.
Gen. Rufus King, of Milwaukee, the new
Minister to Rome, has left for the Eternal
They put the cigarettes in New Orleans up in
wrappers each having a print of the Confede
rate flag on it.
The Legislature of Missouri has just passed
a bill instituting the death penalty for stealing
horses and negroes.
Hon. Edward Everett delivered a lecture in
Cincinnati a few evenings ago to a large au
F. J. Lord has been appointed postmaster at
Wilmington, N. C.
LATEST BY TELEGRAPH
WASHINGTON, April 18
Capt. Cullom of the corps of enginears has
been appointed aid-de-camp to Lieut. General
Scott, with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.—
The appointment is officially announced to the
army, and he is to be obeyed and respected
It is the intention of the War Department to
muster companies enough in this District to
yield a force approachinz three thousand men.
The soldiers of the war of 1812 are about adopt
ing a military organization, and offering their
services for the defence of the seat of Govrn
A Government messenger has just arrived
from Pensacola. There seems to be no doubt
that troops have been landed from the Brook
lyn at Fort Sumpter.
Messrs. Carlisle and Dent, delegates to the
Virginia convention, arrived here this morn
ing. They are both of strong Union senti
ments, and their presence at this critical.time
OCCASiOIIB much surprise. They say there is
no further use for them in the convention, and
Mr. Carlisle remarked that he left Richmond a
sad man. •
Later and Alarming.
WASHINGTON, April 18, 14 P. M.—The War
Department has received a dispatch from Har
per's Ferry, stating :hat the Arsenal, with
15,000 stand of arms, has been seized by Vir
The track of the Baltimore and Ohio railroad
on each side of the town has also been torn up.
It is Wed that troops are marching on
Governor Letcher, of Virginia, telegraphs to
the Department to-day refusing to furnish
troops, and saying that Virginia will fight back.
Latest from Charleston.
NEW YORK, April 18
The steamship Baltic, Capt. Fletcher, from
Charleston bar, came up to the city and an
chored off the battery at one o'clock, this af
The Baltic had flying • from her main mist
head the flag of Fort Sumpter and at her fore
mast head the flag from Moultrie. The Harriet
Lane, Capt. Faunce, sailed in company with
the Baltic, also the Pawnee, her troops and the
Pochahontas for Norfolk.
The Powhattan was not, nor had she been at
The Pawnee did not arrive at Charleston
until after the surrender of Fort Sumpter.—
During the whole time the fleet remained off
the bar the wind blew a gale from the south
east, rendering the fleet useless so far as Sump
ter was concerned.
The passengers of the Baltic are as follows :
Maj. Robert Anderson, Capt. A. Doubleday,
Capt. J. Seymour, First Lieut. J. C. Davis,
Second Lieut. N. J. Hall, Capt. J. G. Foster,
First Lieut. G. W. Snyder, Second Lieut. R. K.:
Meade, Jr., Dr. S. W. Crawford, Medical Corps
Mrs. Annie E. Davis and attendant, Sergeant
Ranchau, Co. H and 83 men, Sergeant Scher
brier, Co. E and3o men, Jno. Livarer, Sergeant
of the corps, wounded in the battle, John
Enom, of the artillery, wounded in the battle,
Jas. Hay of the Artillery, Geo. Prichard of the
artillery, wounded, First Lieut. M. K. Hudson,
First Lieut. Robert 0. Tyler, Second Lieut. C.
J. Thorias, and 300 recruits for general service.
Massachusetts Regiments on Their Way to
Washington—Enthusiastic Reception at
New York and Jersey City.
NEW Youz, April 18.
The Massachusetts regiments arrived about
sunrise, and marched down Broadway at eight
o'clock. One regiment breakfasted at the Astor
—another at the St. Nicholas, and the third at
They marched down Broadway at 1.1 o'clock,
after breakfasting, and were greeted by cheers
and other demonstrations of applause by thou
Flags floated from every house and store.—
All the teams, horses end posts had American
flags attached. Nearly every person carried
one in his hand.
Tde flag presented by Governor Andrews was
cheered the whole length of the route, and
"God bless you" was frequently uttered.
Cheers for the old Bay State were demanded,
and enthusiastically given at every step.
The regiments marched to Jersey City, where
there was also a perfect ovation. 1' They em
barked at noon and took the train for Wash
Gov. Letcher Turned a Traitor—Norfolk
Custom House Robbed—Revenue Cutter
Captain Pearson of the Norfolk steamer, ar
rived this morning, reports that the main en
trance of the harbor bas been obstructed by
order of Gov. Letcher, by the sailing of small
boats. He was compelled to go over the flats
in coming out. The object is to prevent the
Government vessels from leaving as was or
The Norfolk Custom House has been broken
into and a quantity of Runs stored there seized.
The revenue cutter on that station has been
boarded and her guns seized.
Harper's .Ferry In Danger.
WASHINGTON, April 18.
It is again reported here, in financial circles,
that the Government has advioes that Harper's
Ferry is in the hands of the Virginia authori
ties. The report needs verification.
Major Anderson's Arrival at New York.
Naw Yoax, April 18-1.30 P. M.
Major Anderson has just landed on the bat
tery, amid the salutes and the loud cheers of
the thousands assembled to greet the hero.
On Thursday evening, 18th inst., Mrs. Menu M. Lew
RENCE, aged t 9 years.
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PURIFY YOUR BLOOD.—BRANDRETH'S
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miasm, poisonous vapor of decayed vegetable; or indeed
any poisonous exhalations breathed by man whatever.
In fact, if the blood is poisoned, it is impure, and im
pure blood results in disease.
though innocent as bread, yet they are capahle of puri
fying the blood and curing disease. So, they cure all
kinds of fevers, all asthmas, catarrhs, ccstiveness and
painful affections of every kind.
Sold, price 25 cents, at N 0.294 Canal eet, New York,
and by all Druggists. Also, by GEC II BELL, corner
of Second and Chestnut streets, Harrill-erg, and by all
xvspectable dealers in medicines deg-ddr,wlm
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This invaluable medicine is unfailing in the cute of all
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TO MARRIED LADIES
it is peculiarly suited. It will in a short time bring on
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Each bottle, price One Dollar, bears the Government
Stamp of Great Britain, to prevent counterfeits.
THESE PILLS SHOULD NOT BE TAKEN BY FEMALES DURING
THE FIRST THREE MONTHS OF PREGNANCY, AS PREPARE
SURE TO BRING ON MISCARRIAGE, BUT AT ANY OTHER TIME
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In all eases of Nervous and Spinal Affections, Pain inflict ,
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Full directions in the pamphlet around each package,
which should be carefully preserved.
N. 8.-81,00 and 6 postage stamps enclosed to any au
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- . ,
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pills in a boa—price one dollar, and will be sent by mail,
post-paid, by the agent, on receipt of the money.
Sold by all the principal druggists and dealers, and by
DYOTT & CO., wholesale agents, North Second street,
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ime, any ease of MAST, even after all other Remedies
nave failed to produce the desired effect. No taste or smell.
Price One Dollar.
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permanently and speedily remove all afflictions of the
Bladder and Kidneys. Price One Dollar.
No. 6 FOR PARTICULARS SEE CIRCULAR.
No. 7 THE AMARIN will cure the Whites radically,
and in a much shorter time than they can be removed by
any other treatment. In fact, is the only remedy that will
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Either Remedy sent free by mail on receipt of the price
annexed. Enclose postage stamp and get a Circular.
General Depot North—Bast artier of York Avenue and
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For sale in Harrisburg only by C A. lIANNVART. where
Circulars containing valuable inform& en, with fill de.
scriptions of each case, will be delivered gratis, on appii.
cation. Address DR. FELIX BRUNON,
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TO INVENTORS AND PATENTEES
The undersigned, for fifteen years an Officer of the
United States Patent Office, and for the last six years a
Principal Examiner : and Member of the Board of Ap
OFFICE IN WASINGTON CITY,
AT NO. 462 SEVENTH STREET,
OPPOSITE THE EAST PORTICO OF THE PATENT OFFICE,
Where he is ready to tranniCt any business Inventors or
others may confide to his charge. Be will pay particu
lar attention to the pr'secution of Claims to Patents
before the Board of Appeal, (Examiners in Chief.) the
Commissioner of Patents on appeal from the Board, and
the Judges of the Circuit Court of the D.strict of Co
lumbia on appeal from the Board or the Commissioner.
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REFERENCES.—Hon. Chas. Mason, Hon. Jos. Holt,
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AND ALL OTHER
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iEr Orders received at Warehouse, to any extent, for
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P E 3 1 1 0 V A L.'
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