Daily patriot and union. (Harrisburg, Pa.) 1858-1868, March 04, 1863, Image 2

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Novzweint, 21,1862.
To Members of Legislature:
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porters in either Hiram, the evening previous.
General Rosecrans his dismissed forty-two
officers fromlhe service, for absence, inenbor
din' Minn, drunkenness, cowardice and ether
offences. In a general order he announces
that desertion will hereafter be punished by
The committee appointed to inveEitigate the
charges of B. Betts against Commissioner of
Patents Holloway report that the testimony
sustains all the material charges. The House
adopted the report and paned a resolution that
it:be printed, and a copy thereof sent to the
President of the United , lltates. •
The Conscription.
It is a notable fact that all the Abolitionists
who are loudest in their laudations of the con
scription act are either ever age or have got
money ono* to purchase exemption ! These are
the patriots who are getting up 46 Union
Leagues" to crush the-Constitution, prevent a
ro-union on -the old basis, and establish a des,. ,
•potism on the ruins of our republican institu
tions. Let them be marked and remembered.
Tax Telegraph makes a grand flourish over a
-string of resolutions said to hive been written
-by the officers and enthusiastically adopted by
the privates of the 57th regiment P. Y. We
suppose (not having read them) the resolutions
are laudatory of the administration and down
on all northern loyalists who prefer the Con
stitution and the VAIOII to President Lincoln
and Abolition traitors. We should like to see
a . regim.ent of soldiers in the service undertake
to pass any of a different character. What
•eier may be their opinions, they dare not ex-
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measures. If they speak at all so as to be
heard at Washington it must be in the voice
of praise; and it seems to us that the adminis
tration paperrmust be hard up when they
crow over expressions of sentiment that come
from the lips only, and are perhaps forced from
them. The officers probably had each "an
axe to grind," which sufficiently explains their
.exuberance of patriotism.
The Belga of Terror—good Advice.
The Abolition press, secure, as it fancies,
under the miitary - protection of Abraham the
First, indulges at times in most diabolical
threats against those who refuse to bow the
knee to the idol of its party Very often it
Bolds before our eyes the prison and the gal
lows to 4eter ue from a free expression of sen
timent. Nay, it has even threatened extermi
nation, to drench the gutters of the Capital
with Democratic blood; and in this ,ity the
very negroes have pledged themselves to aid
their white Abolition brethren in massacreing
these whom they are pleased to designate as
Northern traitors and secession sympathisers.
Thi New York Ones, one of the most verse=
moue of the species, has recently been threat
ening to play the Robesperian game with the
nnterrified of New York, who refuse to cry
"long live the Sing." Thereupon the Express,
in a very cool manner, volunteers the following
excellent advice, which the coadjutors of the
Times outside New York as well as in it, will
do well to profit by:
"If the editor of the Times has in contem
plation any imitation here of the French cut
throat guillotine models, we would advise him,
first; to make his peace with God, strong and
sure, and next, to insure his establishment
against all the perils of war in the richest of.
, EL ce in the city. The Ftsubourg St. Antoine here
is Democratic. Forty thousand majority of the
'Huge Paws,' in sound of the City Hall .belt
now protect the majesty of liberty, on this side
of .the river alone."
The Capture of the Indianola.
The New York World, under date of Wash
ington, March 2, his the following in relation
to the tapture of the 11. S. iron-clad gunboat
Indianola by the rebels below Vicksburg:
"It is needless to add that the disaster has
created considerable alarm at the Capitol, oc
curing as it does so soon after the mere than
sufficient calamity embodied in the loss of the
Queen of the West. Speculation is rife as to
the dire consequences which may result to all
our undertakings with reference to the opening
of tht Mississippi. The project, which previ
ously looked ito feasible, of opening a passage
to the Red - river by way of the Tenses, is now
regarded quashed, for the reason that the
twd iron-dads be/ow - are transformed from
friends to eternise, against which the lighter
fleet of Monitors to be floated through the new
passage will find it impossible to compete.—
Thoughts of the river south of Port Hudson
are also full of anxiety. What havoc might
be tamed among our inefficient southern
luselesippi fleet by the onslaught from above
of the two splendid rams that • have just come
into rebel possession is a theme of serious
and popular discussion. Only one of our rams,
the Essen, ie known to be attached to Parra
gut's fleet, against . which tbe Queen of the
West, the Indianola, and the Webb would be
overwhelming antagonists. '
" There are rumors of other and greater disas
ters, of which no particulars have been re
The End Is Not Yet.
Congress has adjourned; the radical ele
ment which has for two years past left its
blighting impress on the legislation of the
country has scattered from the national Capi
tal to disseminate its poison among the people ;
the radicals have gone from the Federal cen
tre—except those of their number deputed to
remain behind to watch the Executive and
frank lying documents—to diffuse their atro
cious sentiments through the outer circles mid
prepare the public mind for sknouements ef:tt
startling nature, with whieh the womb of the
future is big. In a few *sena of them will
be on his separate errand of mischief; leaving
behind a President invested with dictatorial
power and a knee-stiffening and backbone
bracing committee, to see that he exercises it
in maintaining 'and enforcing the policrirhich
has been agreed upon. As far as human fore
eight could direct them every necessary pre
caution has been taken to secure the accom
plishment of their purpose, whatever that may
be. But the end is not yet. The throne may
be strong, and there may be a power behind it
stronger, than the throne; but behind this
power there - is another stronger stall, bolero
which, when' exerted, the throne and the
power behind it will be swept away. Histery,
sacred and profane, is full of instances of hu
man miscalculations, and replete with admoni
tions to those who suffer their ambition •to
steal away their reason,. Those who refuse to
profit by them are doomed men. However
deeply they may plot—however cunningly de
vise—there is a Providence " that shapes our
ends, rough hew them as we will ;" and coun
teracting forces, unseen by even the sharp eyes
of those desperately bent on evil, are always
at work to circumvent them, sometimes at the
very moment when they deem themselves most
secure and look upon success as certain.
No doubt the ruling powers are resolved to
playa desperate game to change the character
of the Government from what the Fathers
made it to what their distempered reason indi
cates it should be; no doubt the whole ground
work of the new government has been pre
pared; and—Congress having iniested..the
President with despotic power, placed the
purse and the sword in his hand, made him
mightier than the Constitution and the IWO,
and said to him, " Now thou art a Sing, exer
cise the powers wherewith we have clothed
thee "—no doubt they feel sanguine of their
ability to consummate their designs against
any resistance that can be made. In this
blind confidence let them rest. There is a
cloud which they see not; .borne upon the
breezes from the four points of the compass
already come the faint moanings of the rising
storm which is destined to overwhelm them,
but they hear them not. They are looking for
danger in quarters where it does not exist, and
their •eyes are turned away from it where it is.
It is thus God confounds the guilty, and takes
the fowler in his own snare.
It may be that our faith in the ultimate
triumph of - correct principles, in the' re
establishment of law, of order, the Constitu
tion and the Union,. has dimmed our percep
tion of the future and partially shut out from
our vision the magnitude of the dangers which
threaten our country, our liberties and our
lives—bat we think not. True, an Egyptian
darkness surrounds us, and, enveloped in that
darkness, Pharaoh and his counsellors are
brooding over plans for our deatruction- •
TV ,•• a l / 4 ta
his designs bloody, and he has a host to back
him in whatsoever he determines. This is all
clear enough. We see' it as well as others, and
to say that we are entirely unapprehensive of
danger, would be to violate truth. But to our
vision through this thick darkness there comes
a ray of light, and in that ray we see delive
rance. We remember the red sea, how the
persecuted passed through on dry land and
the persecutors perished in the closing waters,
and a voice falls upon our ear, "thus perish all
tyrants." To that voice our heart responds,
in that destiny we believe.
As Aaron lifted up the brazen serpent in
the wilderness for the children of Israel, who
had been bitten by fiery serpents, to look
upon and be healed; so we raise up the Con-
atitution as it is, the emblem of Union and
peace and prosperity, for our people, who
have been.bitten and poisoned by the serpents
of Abolitionism, to look upon and be made.
whole. They will do it. Tyranny may domi
nate for a time—war may rage and blood may
flow—the prison may have.its occupants and
the gallows its victims ; but the people will
look upon the Constitution and be healed.
Then will come a healthy revulsion ; then the
day of redemption will have arrived ; then
Liberty and Law will triumph. That will be
our day of victory, when the red sea will close
upon Pharaoh and his host, and the Constitu
tion reign supreme over a restored Union and
a happy people. This is our faith. To those
who do not see as we do the bright IMUShine
beyond the dark cloud-bank, whose hearts
fail them in this really dark hour, we say,
"cheer up—hope on, hope ever." The end is
not yet..
Its contents are ae follow :—Peru; Institu
tions for _Workingmen; Constitutional Gov
ernment in Russia; New .Testament; The
Ticket of Leave System; South Kensington
Museum and Loan Exhibition; Life of John
Wilson; The Stanhope -Miscellanies; Four
Years of a Reforming Administration. " •
Tan WESTMINSTER . Revtaw.—The January
number contains several very intereiting arti
cles; its conte y ts are as follows :=English
Convicts—what shallbe done with them; The
Literature of Bohemia ; Bishop Colenso on the
Pentateuch ; Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo;
Indian Annexatioins, British Treatment of Na
tive Princes; The Microscope and its Revolu
tions; Greece and the Greeks; M.. Rattazzi
and his Administration; Cotemporary Litera
ture. Published by Messrs. Leonard Scott &
Co., New York. For terms, &c., see prospec
tus of British periddicals in another column.
The publishers recently sustained a heavy
loss by fire, in which their entire stock was
consumed. Notwithstanding this, and the
great rise in the price of paper, they continue
to furnish the Reviews at their old price.
readers should bear in mind that these peri
odicals, containing as they do the wit and
genius of the ' literary men of all parties in
Great Britain, can,be had here for $lO, while
the English people are obliged to pay pl.
General News.
The loss of the Queen of the West is follow
ed by that of the iron-clad gunboat Indianola,
the vessel that only a few days ago so gallant
ly tan down past the Vicksburg batteries.—
Rest Admiral Porter communicates to the.
Navy Department, March let, intelligence of
the capture of the Indianolii; commander
Brown, twenty-kve miles below Vicksburg, by
the rebelti. The' Attacked her , with the rain
Webb and Queen c of the West, and rammed her
until she.surrettdered. "All of which," says
'the AdMital, dean be traced' to a non-comp.;
'atm with mtorders. I do.riot know the par-P
Haulers." A special MemphisAspatch to the
N. Y. nem says, the Indianola was attacked
by three rebel boats on the 24th ultimo ; that
the fighting was obetitiate, lasting several
hoiiie, and she wati - ozikisiiriendeied when in
a sinking condition; and Was run ashore before
she was ceptuked. The officers and crew are
now in Vicksburg. The rebels have now
quite • a respectable fleet below Vicksburg,
which, it not soon attacked and captured, may
prove very troublesome.
The rebel privateer Florida has Eiptured
rich prize—the Jacob Bell—bound from China
to New York, with a cargo of teas, matting,
fire-crackers, fans, cassia and camphor,
valued at $1,000,000. The vessel was burned.
She was one of the finest ships sailing from the
port of New York.
A fearful tragedy has recently been enacted
in Buffalo, N. Y. A post' moriem exathination
on the bodies of Mrs: Frazer and children,
supposed to have perished in the destruction
of a house by a late fire, has revealed the fact
that all had been previously murdered.' The
Rev. Mr. Frazer is missing, and it is hired he
has been murdered also.
First Lieut. T. P. Travier, 99th P. V., Lieut.
Col. A. E. Griffith, Bth Penna. cavalry, Lieut.
Col. Peter Brady, 121 b P. V., (Reserves,) Sec
ond Lieut. John M'Grath, 26th P. V., Lieut.
Col. W. P. Arnistrong, 129th P. V., rapt. Geo.
L. Ritmaa, 71st P. V., Lieut. Andrew J. Hoey,
81st P. V., First Lieut. Wm. L. Gold, 61st P.
V., First. Lieut. John M. Kline, 445th P..V.,
Second Lieut. James A. Tefferka, 19th P. V.,
*mond Lieut. Joseph H. Richie, lst P. R. C.,
Lieut. Col. Frank Gast, 123 d P. V.. Assistant
Surgeon John S. Angle, 128 d P. V., First Lieut.
Samnel Hernbacker, 126th P. V., First Lieut.
Jeremiah Cook, 126th P. V., Second Lieut.
Wm. P. thristie, 99th P. V., having been
found guilty of various charges and specifica
tions by general court martial and the senten
ces approved by the Commanding General,
have heen disatissed from the service. The
details of the several cases are contained in
general order No. 13, dated Feb. 18, 1808.
An arrival at New York from New Orleans
with dates to the 23d ult. furnishes the follow
ing items : She brings two hundred discharged
soldiers. The Harriet Lane is reported taken
up a river by the rebels to be iron-clad. The
gunboat Essex picked up four torpedoes near
Port Hudson, each containing 200 pounds of
powder. A deserter reports that the rebel
General Sibley has sent 1,500 infantry to
Shreveport, and gone with the balance of his
command to Achafalaya river. Conscription
of all males between 16 and 60 is being en
forced in the South with relentless rigor.
The planters of Louisiana have held several
meetings in New Orleans. General Banks
has piomised to aid them in taking the
4 0,.....a.ri5n --- planintions• on tne
offered by the quartermasters. He assured
them that the Government has no feeling of
hostility to the people and expressed a desire
to do all he could, consistent with duty, for
their peace, prosperity and happiness. lie has
issued an order forbidding the taking of ne
greets from plantations by officers, or other
persons in the service of the United States,
without authority from headquarters. The
order explains the system of labor 'adopted
for the year. The planters assenting to it are
to be assisted as far as practicable, without
resort to violence, in inducing negroes to re
turn—the negroes tote secured sufficient and
wholesomelood by the Government and a share
of the crops they produce ; those not thus
engaged, to be employed on public works
Without pay, except for food, clothing, medical
attendance and such instruction as may be fur-
nished them.
The Committee of Ways and Means have
reduced the duty on paper from thirty-five to
twenty per cent.
General Rosecrans has excluded the Cincin
nati Enquirer and Chicago Times from the lines
of his army. The more fool he—it is the ad.
ministration policy and not the papers that
ought to be excluded. The troops were about
to be paid off up to the Ist of January and to
receive new clothes. The cavalry, were nuclei
amain orders on the 24th ult. The number
of patients in the Murfreesboro' hospitals was
The bill authorizing' the President to sus
pend the writ of habeas corpus has paned both
houses, and, with the President's signature, will
become a law of the land. Mr. Lincoln is now
as supreme, as absolute as the Sultan of Tut.;
key—every barrier of liberty has been broken
down by the now dead and damned'Abolition
#Congress, and he who' henceforth wags hie
tongue in opposition to tyranny will do it at
the peril of his freedom and his life. The Pre•
sident is now the State, and personal safety
depends upon abject subservienee. For oue,
v(e, spit defiance in the teeth of tyranny and
curse the wretches 'who have forged the chains
of slavery for a hitherto free people. There
will come a day of settlement, a day of retri
bution, and for the coming of that day we shall
wait with as much patience as God will vouch
safe us.
Advices from Tennessee, dated Murfrees
boro', 2d inst., says an expedition of 1,000
cavalry, comprising detachments of the Fourth
Regulars, Third and Fourth Ohio, l and First
Tennessee, and 1,600 infantry, compebed of a
detachment of the Eeighteenth arid Twenty
first Ohio, Nineieenth Illinois, and Second Ten
nessee, left Murfreesboro' yesterday morning,
and encountered the rebels at .Bradyville. Af
ter a severe engagement the rebels were driven
from the town, with a loss of eight killed and
twenty wounded. Nine officers and eighty
privates were eapturedorith three hundred new
saddles and accoutrements, and a large collec
tion of official orders, papers, and private bag
gage. The enemy engaged was a portion of
John Morgan's division. Our loss in killed
and wounded was about half that of the re
Wendell Phillips sans that "the niggers
must help somebody.". Prentice replies : A
nigger woman would be a help meet for him,'
The London Daily News publishes a letter
addressed to Lord Palmerston on the subject
Orßritish aid to the Confederates, from which
we glean some . interesting facts. The writer
cornmenrvs by oondemning the course of Lord
John Russell, in practically negativing, by his
Management of. the Foreign. Off ice, the profes
sea policy of neutrality, citing the official cor
respondence in the case of the "29 . 0" as af
fording conclusive evidence of the "sheer
hypocrisy" of the non-intervention pretense.
All the facts in this case ,and in that of the
Florida, the writer contends exhibit' "conni
vance" with the rebels. lie then proceeds to
snow that the same course is still pursued by
the authorities, in permitting the construction
"of other vessels . ostensibly for the Emperor
of China, but really for the Confederates. We
quote :
On the premises belonging to the gems.
Laird, at Birkenhead, in a covered shed or
"annexe" to the main yard, two powerful war
steamers are in course of construction "for
the Emperor of China." Their burden is
about 2,200 tens. They are of the ram class,
are partially iron-plated, and measure 200 feet
long by 36 feet beam, and 18 feet deep. Their
engines, now, nearly ready, are ranked nomi
nally at 300 horse power, but each will
work up to a thousand, which will give them
a very high rate of speed. In the dein yard
of the same premises another steam ram is
building, also "for the Emperor of China."—
Her length is about 150 feet by 28 feet beam,
and depth from 16 to 18 feet. She is to be
partially iron-plated, like the two others in the
annexe, and the three are expected to be ready
for sea in two months from the present time,
perhaps sooner. Capt. Bullock, who comman
ded the "290" is daily in attendance, superin
tending their progress. Does this gentleman
hold his commission from his Celestial Ma
jesty or from Jeffersen Davis? -
In the yard of Messrs. W. C. Miller & Son,
Liverpool, there is nearly completed a wooden
screw propelled vessel, of about 460 to 600
tons.. She has been constructed upon the plan
of the American coasters, being nearly flat
bottomed. She is built for fast sailing under
canvas, and under steam is expected to run
fifteen knotsi:an hour. She is to be armed
with 9-pounder guns, and is expected to be
ready for sea in the course of four weeks.—
It is commonly reported that she belongs to
the Confederated.
Items. Lawnence & Son's yard is the high
est up the Mersey. A large screw steamer
is building there "for the Emperor of Chins."
Messrs. Fraser, Trenholm & Co., of Liver
pool, the "depositories," as they are styled, of
the Confederate Government, have contracted
for a large vessel of 8,000 tons ; which is to
be built at Stockton. Messrs. Thompson
Brothers are building, on the Clyde, a power
ful armor-clad steam ram "for the Emperor of
China," to be ready for sea on the 9th. of April
next. She is about 250 feet long, by 45 beam,
and 85 in depth. Her armor plates are from
4 to 5 inches thick. Her engines will be of
500 horse 'Air each.
Mr. Peter Denny, of Dumbarton, has con
sir-noted two fine screw . steamers. They are
lying in the Clyde. Report of a somewhat au
thentic kind says one of them is partly owned
by "the Chinese," and partly by individuals
at Nassau, New Providence. It is publicly
announced that she is soon to be employed
between Nassau and Charleston. The term
"Chinese" is in general use in the building
yards of the Clyde and the Mersey to designate
the Confederates, and the "Emperor of China"
has no other signification in this connection
than to personify Jefferson Davis.
The Meisrs. Scott, of Greenock, are comple
ting a very fine iron screw steamer, which is
alleged to be intended for the trade between
Charleston and Savannah. Two weeks ago a
fine vessel, of the same class as the Virg inia,
was launched from Messrs. Blackwood's yard
at Port Glasgow, and common report says she
is intended for "the Chinese."
troyttras or nny steam vessels, of various
descriptions, in 'different stages 'of complete
ness, might be enumerated in thii-Chinese cate
gory. The 7th section of the 59th George 111.,
cap. 69, prohibits, under a penalty of fine and
imprisonment, With forfeiture of the property,
the equipment, furnishing, fitting out or arm
ing of any vessel, I. be employeil in the ser
vice of any foreign prince, state or potentate,
with intent to commit hostilities against the
subjects or citizens of any• prince or state
"with whom his majesty shall not then be at
war." Do not the facts herein submitted, my
lord, warrant an immediate and a searching in
vestigation into the nature of these transac
tions for "the Chinese ?"
The writer then proceeds to show that pow
erful combinations in aid of the rebellion now
exist in England ; that large "sums of money
have been subscribed by the monetary, ship
ping and mercantile interests in aid of these
associations ; that lists have been exhibited
by Confederate agents containing the names
of Manchester men of high standing who have
thus subscribed; that an accredited agent of
the rebels, now in the country, has negotiated
lean for the supply to them of all kinds of
-supplies, and secured a contract from houses
in London, ' the conditions of which are as
folloys :
Parties '
undertaking to run the blockade
with vesselaladen with materials and munitions
of war are guarlinteed cargoes of cotton in
exchange, at seven cents a pound, for the value
(greatly exaggerated) of the ship and eargo.—
They also receive Confederate bonds to cover
the amount. These vessels chiefly, steamers
of light draught, are insured at , high risk pre
miums—say forty, fifty, sixty—at Lloyd's. If
they run the blockade out and home, the enor
mous profits on the sale of cotton are an ample ,
remuneration for the venture, and the bonds
are cancelled. If they are captured, the bonds
bearing a high rate of interest, are retained as
security. The option is given to the owners
of selling their ships to the Confederate govern
ment—such of them as reach their destination
and do not care to risk a return voyage—and
they gs to form the nucleus of a navy. Thus,
British capital, and it alone, furnidhes the Con
federacy with the means of carrying on, the
, The writer concludes his letter as follows
The proofs exist, my lord, that this oontra
band traffic , in arms and munitions of war is
openly carried on by the aid of British capital,
under the British flag, by British seamen, and
in British vessels, to sustain a Confederacy
and a rebellion of elaveholdera which, without
such aid, could not maintain itself. It is car
ried on to , blockaded ports recognized as such
by the British government, and is, therefore,
a violation of the Queen's proclamation of 59th
George 111, and that of international law.—
Such transactions lower the character of the
British merchant, dishonor the nation, engen
der.unfriendly feelings betiveen the American
and the British people, and jeopardize the
amicable relations of their respective govern.
ments. The administration cannot learn these
facts and remain quiescent. It must either
act or lie under the charge of wilfully abetting
the violation of that neutrality the strict obser-.
mace of which has been so strongly enjoined
upon all the Queen's subjects.
TURKEY RAISING.—Here is a short chapter
on the rearing of turkeys, which commends it
self to the attention of our readers, for turkey
raising is one of the departments of a farm,
,with which most of our farmers and farmers'
wives seem least acquainted. A flock of good
sized, healthy, well-fattened turkeys, about
holiday times, is not only pleasant to look upon,
but to feed on, and, if you are economically dis
posed, to raise the wind on :
Why is it that at least - three out of four far
mers do not succeed in raising turkeys ? With
all other poultry they are successful, but tur
keys are abandoned by most farmers as too un
certain, and troublesome to bother with. Now
this is all wrong, for if a person gets the knack
of raising these fine fowls, they can raise as
many as they please. So far as lam concerned,
I generally raise more turkeys than I know
what to do with, and I have turkeys now, that
were left over last year, that will be eaten as
we want them. Last winter we fairly reveled
in roast turkey, gave suite a number away, sold
have some, besides the breeders, still
left. My plan of raising is simple, and I will
give it in as few words as possible.
First, I never allow a turkey •to set until
about the 'middle of May. They will commence
to lay early in April, but I take their eggs away
as fast as laid, and keep, them until they lay
their second batch, which will be finished about
the second or third week in May. I then give
her some eighteen or twenty of the eggs and
let her set. Along the middle of Jane she will
be off. I then put her and her young on an
old barn floor, or other outbuilding that is dry,
on curd and on cracked corn. Curti
is the best for a continual feed when the farmer
has plenty, but cracked corn or coarse mefil,
mixed with lobbered milk will answer just as
After they have been in-doors for two or three
days, or long enough to get fairly on their legs
—for the turkey is the weakest of all fowls
when yet young—l let them out, providing the
weather is fine and there is no dew on the grass.
The great reason why people cannot or do
not raise turkeys, is beeause they turn them
out as soon as hatohed, and about the first wet
ting they get they keel over and die. To sue
seed in raising turkeys, therefore, you must
keep them dry until at least ten weeks old,
When they will stand about as much water as
any fowls, geese and ducks excepted. Of course
they must be driven in every night, and on all
Occasions when a storm is threatening. The
reader will at once perceive there is care in
all this ; but when Christmas, Thanksgiving,
eta., some, to say nothing of the Sunday roasts
during winter, our care is lost in enjoyment, and
we come to the conclusion that turkeys are
worth raising.
The Tri&%ne's Washington correspondent
says General Sigel has placed his resignation
in the hands of the President and gone home.
Insuperable difficulties in. his intercourse with
the Commander-in-Chief are alleged as the
reasons for his resignalion, which will be re
gretted by every soldier in the army. It is
thought in military circles here that his corps
will be consolidated with some other.
The steamer Bio Bio, from New Orleans via
Havana, Feb. 25th, has arrived. A man
named Red, supposed to be a rebel paymaster,
had been arrested while attempting to pass the
Federal lines at Benne Carre, with $20,000 in
his possession.
Nzw You; Mardi S.
A ridiculous rumor is afloat here that our
forces have been defeated at Vicksburg, with
the loss of 20,000 men, of whom 7,000 were
drowned. No credit whatever is attached to it.
Col. Ernest Romaine was officially! received
at the State Department to-day, and presented
his credentials as Charge d'Affaires from Hayti.
There is lot. much doing in breadstuifs ;
flour dull at $606 25 for superfine, $7 25 fer
extra and $7
.75 ®8 for' extra family. Np
change in rye flour or corn meal. Wheat fai,
and 6,000 bus. red sold at $1 73®1 75, and
small lots of white at $1 85®2. Rye adianc
to $l, 05. Corn declined la., and 8,000 b .
yellow sold fit 870. Oats sell freely at 6
More doing in provisions ; sales mess pork t
$l6 i hams in pickle 14®90., and
.in salt 4
'it sides 6i(4)6fc, and shoulders sfigtio.
Lard sold at 120. Whisky declining and no -
inal at 650.
New YORK, March 3.
Cotton quiet and unchanged. Flour decline
ti lea of 10,090 barrels s7®7 30 for Sta ,
$7 90@8 for Ohio, and $7 63@8 15
Southern.. Corn advanced lo.; sales of 40,01
bushels at 980$1, and 87@97 for unsoun
Provisions quiet and unchanged. Whisky d
and unsettled a 58c.
Sterling exchange le held at 90 per cent.
There have been sales at 89 on the street.
Stocks are lower, though they have been bl
ter since the board—Chicago and Rock Id
92. Cumberland coal 181 ; Illinois cent
91; "Michigan Sonthern 104; New York
tral 117; Missouri 6'5•64 ; American gold
Treasury 73-10 105.
BALD:3IOE2, Marsh
Flour steady, 15,000 bbls extra Ohio ti
by government at $8 4508 75. Wheat
Corn steady. Whisky dull and heavy at
65. 50,000 lbs candles taken for goveri
contract at 29-1-c per lb, and 60,000_ crist
candles at $l7 99 pOr 100 Ms;
On the third of March; by Bey. H. Leis
Gamma WOOD" from Tennessee, and Miss
BUTTER, from Ohio.
New 'Abe-dist=
In compliance with the charter of the Oil
burg, notice is hereby given to the qualifif
the several wards of said city, that an elect
eons' to fill'the various offices of the said
held at the following places, to wit : ON '
FRIDAY OF MARCH, being the 20th
month. 1863, between the hours. of 9 0 7 e141
7 o'clock, p. m., of said day . .
In the First Ward, the qualified voters
the School House on the corner of Fro
Marys alley, in said city, and vote for
Mayor, for one member of Common Com
for Constable, one person for Assessor„
Judge. apd two persons for Inspectors'
said Wird, and School Directors.
In the Second Ward, the qualified vj
on said day, at the School House on tl
berry alley and Chestnut street, and v
for Mayor, one person for Common CI
for Constable, one person for Assess.
.Judge, two persona for Inspectors
Ward, and School. Directors
In the Third Ward, the qualified
said day, at the School House. corn
and River alloy, and vote for House;
person for Common Covincil,,one p
one person for Assessor, one pew)
persons for Inspectors of Rlectio
School Directors.
In the Fourth Ward, the qualify
said day, at the'School House in
vote for one person for Mayor, e
Me, one person for Assessor, one ,
two persona for Inspectors 'of
and School, Directors
In'the Fifth Ward, the quail • voters will meet on
said day, at the dairy of John .rater, corner of Ridge
road and Nerth avenue, and ,to for one person for
Mayor, one person for Consta , one person for Asses.
' see, one person for Judge, and o persons forinspectors
of Election of said Ward, an' school Directors.
In the Sixth Ward, the qu fied voters will meet at
the School House on Broad reet, west of Ridge ave
nue, and vote for one perm°. or Mayor, one person for
member of Common Coun& one person for Constable,
one person for Assessor, on `'person for Judge, and tifo
persons for Inspectors of, lection in said ward, and
School Directors.
Given ender my hand, the Mayor's O ffi ce, March
2d, 1663-dte M. H. REPNER, Mayor.
a`r HOOL
Harvard ' , Ale ev--1 863.
Two Terms of ni ..en weeks each, commencin g
MARCH 2d and SEPT DIER 7th.
For Catalogue and cular address
JO PARKER, Royal Professor.
Cambridge; Mass., .n. 29, 11313 .3—feb7'.3tonsat
a: quantities and, pure quality, for sale by
WM. DOCK. 3n. ,,, 00
8 •
the market, f , ale by . WM, MA ) Ja ., & CO.
New YozE, Feb. 3.
NEW YORK, March 3.
WASHINdTON, March 8.
an, Mr.
of Harris.
voters of
rk for per
y, will be
y of said
a. m., and
itt meet at
street and
e person foi
- 1, one person
r..e person for
, if Election in
ters will meet,
corner of Dew
1e for one person
moil, one person
, Oho person for
election of said
r tern will meet on
of Walnut street
on for Mayor, one
on for C °notable,
or Judge, and two
of said Ward, and
voters will meet on
.st State street, and
• person for Consta
essob for Judge, sod
ction of said Ward,
NOTlCE.—Notice is hereby given, that
I have this day disposed of all my right and inte
rest in the AcercuLTunAL DIPLEMRST Llt•51:0;86,
erto carried on by me. at the Agricultural Store. No.
Harriaburg. to Geo. W. Persona,
who will continue the business at the
Eo l 1 .14d0q
k t
siv a c t ii r tht e r e , street,
9 thanks for the patronage be
stowed tipiin the former proprietor, it is ardently hoped
the same favors will be conferred upon the present one,
whom I ran and do cheerfully recommend as an hone;
honorable gentlemen, every way worthy the cot
deuce of all who may choose to call upon him.
Harrisburg, Feb. 27th, 1868.
Successor to David Haynes, Dealer in Agricultural
Implements, Seeds, Machinery, arc.. ke.,
110 market Street, Harrisburg, Pa.
1 bS-3td&2tw
THIRD STREET, Harrisburg,
Practice in the aeyeral Conde of Dauphin county. Col
lections made promptly. A. D. SMITH,
feb26 B. EWING,
subscriber pliers for sale 25 building lots in the vil
lage of Churchville, about three miles from this city.
The lots are. from 80 to 40 feet front, by 100 to 140 feet
deep. Price and terms reasonable. Apply to
C. HESS, Proprietor,
Living In Churchville.
Newspaper and Job Office. Would make a most
excellent . location for a Democratic paper. For par
ticulars enclose stamp and address Editors of PATRIOT
AND UNION. feb2o.at
This preparation of Iron Medicine is identical (by
careful analysis) with the far famed spring at Weisba
den, In Germany, and was selected by the proprietor
himself amongst the many celebrated European spas
and has been extensively used by him during a thirty
years' practice, with the greatest success, in the princi
pal cities of Europe and the United Iltates.
Its principal Composusd is Inn.
It is agreeable to the taste and taken by the most deli
elate palate with ease.
This medicine immediately enters into the general
system, imparts vigor to the vital force, repairs the tis
sues, improves the appetite, and through the general
circulation forms one of the most important components
of the Blood.
It it peculiarly adapted and invaluable, among other
of its virtues, to Delicate Children, Young Females, for
Females. of all ages, for all cases of General Debility
from Boyhood Puberty to Manhood and Age; and a
better argument cannot be offered than the simple fact
that the nobility, gentry and all classes of Europeans,
with the citizens of the United litatee, annually resort
.to this particular spa, in order to recruit their health
and restore their constitutions.
Prepared only by the proprietor himself, at
The Laboratory of J. M. BOMGARDNER,
Corner Fourth and Market Week/.
Price $1 per bottle, with directions.
Without signature of proprietor none is genuine.
Harrisburg, Pep. 16, 1863.—teb20 Eole Proprietor.
NOR SALE, west of the Capitol, fronting on Grand
street and Hammond lane. Enquire of •
66 Market street,
JCOOK, Merchant Tailor,
I 27 CHNSNI7T ST., between Second and Front,
Has just returned from the city with an assortment of
Which will be sold at moderate prices and made up to
order; and, also, an assortment of READY MADE
Clothing Land Gentlemen's Furnishing Goods.
• noe2l-lyd
8..11 GAIDEA, D. D. is,
7 N 0 • 119 MARKET STREET,.
• t . tti
as film POUNDS Extra Prime . Sugar
vivii cured Rams for able very low, wholesale or
retail by WM. DOCK s JR 0
FOR SALE—A House and Lot on
1: -Sixth street, near State. Enquire at the Exchange
Office of S. L. 111 , CULLOOH,
26 Market street.
Where the highest price is always paid for GOLD and
SILVER. febl2-4tf
these delicioue crackers just received and for sale
. 'WM. DOCK, jr., & CO.
RLACKING Ll—MAsores ,44 Cmermzxon
4,F BLecante."-100 Gana& &snorted size jnat re
maven and for sale, toholoale and retail. •
decl2 WM. DOCK; .T5...16 CO.
which produce,'
Is offered to the public as a positive cure. Banishes all
impurities of the blood and brings the system to a
healthy action, cure those Spots,- Tatters, Scales and
Copber Colored Patches.
The Samaritan's Root and Herb Juic.es is the most
certain remedy ever prescribed. It removes every par
ticle of the poison.
In many affections with which numbers of Females
suffer, the ROOT AND HERB JUICES is most happily
adapted, in Ulcerated Uterus, in Whites, in bearing
wn, alling of the Womb, Debility, and for all com
plaints incident to the sex.
Keep out of hospitals. Here is a cure in any case for
$5. Price $1 per bottle, or six for $5, with full direc
tions. Sold by D. W. GROSS & CO.
Sent by Express carefully peolced by
Box 151 Phila. P.O.
MONEY TO LOAN.—Money to Loan
on pond and Mortgage. Apply to
fetpl-Ina* JOHN HALDEMAN, Trustee.
TICLE just received and for sale by
WM. DOCK, JR., & CO.
tention of housekeepers is called to BIGELOW'S
mental article of furniture, and of great convenience,
and destined to supersede the old fashioned clothes
Advantages of the Radiating Frames over the Old
Fashioned Ones.=The large size bolds more clothes
than an ordinary clothes horse, and yet occupies much
less room, It is intended to hang up, by means of a
single screw against the wall, and is entirely out of the
way both when in and out of use, and need never be
moved. It is particulary convenient in all families in
which the meals are taken in the same apartment where
the housework is done. It is indispensable to ladles
that are boarding. It is out of the reach of children
in the nursery, and it is sold at a very moderate price.
WM. DOCK, Jk. , & CO.,
Bole Agents, Harrisburg, Pa.
• •
For sale by YiM. DOCK, TR.. & 00
HAVANA ORANGES.—Just received
by WM. DOCK, Ja., & CO.
SALE.—FrvC lots of 20 feet front by 131 feet deep
each, fronting the Reservoir. Apply at
Corner of State and Third streets, Harrisburg, Pa.
3M170" , .12L. X' I
It is economical and highly detersive.
It contains no Rosin and will not waste.
It is warranted not to injure the hands.
It will impart-an agreeable odor, and is therefore
suitable for every purpose. For sale by
WM. DOCK, Js. , & 00.
Blackamithi wanted at the
deco 1w
"DOCKET= KNIVES.-A very fine aft
torment; WHEraniva neonaTOßA.