Daily patriot and union. (Harrisburg, Pa.) 1858-1868, March 18, 1863, Image 2

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Dauphin County Democratic Committee.
The Democratic Conitty Committee for the
county of Dauphin will meet at the public
— house of James Raymond, (White Hall), in the
city of Harrisburg, on SATURDAY, MARCH
:TSth, at 2 o ' clock i P. IL, fOr the purpose of
- lining a day for the election of delegates to the
Democratic Codnty Convention, and also a
time for the meeting of said convention.
By -ortier,of the Chairman.
FRAME SMITH, Secretary.
Ise (be Deakocracy of Harrielearg.
If ever there was atimein the history of the
-Democratic party when good faith and harmo
ny Should primal that time is now. , The bare
'thought of any division in the pertly is a
'breach of faith, and the attempt to induce any
portion of it to vote in the - next municipal
-vacation for any other than the regihsr condi=
.dates is an act of the vilest treachery, which
scan onlfreeoll upon those who make it. It
is reserved to the Democracy of Harrisburg to
'ire the first gnu in the opening campaign; let
es do our duty manfully in the van. Thor
who seek divisions in our ranks are traitors to
Atha cause; let them be put downl Let every
- wan be faithful. Onward and upwarill is the
iony. k
Now or never the uplifted arm of s giant
despotism must be stayed; now or never the
voice of the people must be beard. Let its
tones ring out! Let us,teach the breakers of
the laws, and the =trims of the people's
lights, that there is a power' mightier than, the
rule of Wings
We have 'tiered, by unanimous choice, can
-didates in the field who are worthy of our sup
port, and the support of the principles we
profess. They are to be the guardians of our
municipal rights, our hanies and firesides.
They are just and upright, pure And worthy
of 'our confidence: Let no divisions disturb
the harmony and fellowship of our organiza
-lion. la union there is strength. In the vin
dication of just principles rests the salvation
of the Iffpublio. Democrats of Harrisburg!
let us bair , from you. The Democracy of the
State watch eagerly the result—let them s not
be deceived. if we are true and steadfast in
the cause, the dawn of brighter days is not far
distant, when law and justice, temperance and
wisdom, shall return to our counsels, and the
Constitution—great Covenant of our Fathers—
resume its sway over the land !
The -Ikayoraity—Mr. John TM.
The Leigners, despairing of success at the
municipal election, under . , their, own banner,
- have resorted to the dodge of stealing for their
miyoralty candidate a man professing to be a
member of the Democratic party They are
so accustomed to thieving that they cannot
give up the practice, but have taken to man
stealing, and actuallyplundered us of Mr. John
Till and carried him, 41 body,and breeches,"
into their camp. This is characteristic of the
leaguers, but really we expected something bet
ter, more honorable and manly, more consist
ent frith his professions from Mr. Till. True,
he has not by . any meris been a consistent
Democrat; on the contrary, he has been a very
vacillating Plitieian, wandering4rom party to
party and faction to faction, ".all things by
tame and nothing long." First, we believe, a
Whig—then an Anti-Mason—then a Native
American—next a, Know-Nothing, Dark Lan
tern desoiple—after that a sort of debatable
Democrat—and now, presto, one of the Union
leaguers. Still we did not think he would
take his departure so suddenly from us, with•
out a parting adieu and a lock of his hair.
Bathe has decided, and we submit—reluctantly,
perhaps, but without any nervous convulsions
or heartbreaking regrets. We can spare him
to the AbOlitionists without much detriment to
our cause. The blow will fall upon him, not
upon us—and the victory, when achieved, will
be the more glorious; because , obtained over
the Leaguers aided and abetted by intestine
traitors. 4 ' Time was that when the rains were
out the man would' die," as Mr. Macbeth re
marked, upon a certain occaelork—but Mr. Till
proves, incontestably, that that time is past—
that it is not so noe:—because, having lost his
brains, (how else could he act so foolishly 't)
he yet lives, pertinaciously refusing to die ex
empt by public execution on Friday. lifisguided
man l Unfqrtimate straggler from the fold!
Poor ghost of Anti-Masonry and Native Ameri-
Isabel ! Flickering flame of the dark lantern I
me Tarry shall be gratified. . His political
death stud obsequies will take place before the
bell a usidaight toile on Friday_
State Rights—Gov. Cannon vs. Gov. Sey-
The Governor . of Delaware has taken upon
himellf a new interpretation of State rights,
and the relation of the State to the General
Government. He has issued a proclamation
against an act of the Legislature of Delaware
passed beyond his veto, entitled "An Act to
prevent illegal arrests," in which he declares
substantially the right of the suspension of
the writ of habeas corpus to be vested unre
servedly and at all times in the President, and
asserts his intention to sustain, in the face of
any State enaetmente to the contrary, any and
all exercises of arbitrary power the President
may see fit to make. Under his own interpre
tation of the Constitution he virtually declares
the State of Delaware under-martial law and in
a state of rebellion and insurrection against
thet Government. He constitutes himself high
sheriff to aid and enforce any arrests the
administration may make. Referring to the
act of the Legislature in question he says:
The preamble of the act refers to the Con
stitution of the United States as providing that
no person shall "be deprived of life, liberty, or
property without due process of law ;" but it
ought also to have been recollectel that the
same Constitution provides that in case of
rebellion or invasion the privilege of the writ
of habeas corpus may be suspended when the
public safety requires it, ,and the dangerous
person may be arrested and held without bail
or mainprise. The provision overrides the con
stitution of the State of Delaware, or , any statute
that may be enacted by her Legislature.
To whom the right belongs to decide when
the exigency has happened requiring the ex-
Anise of the power of suspension is a question
of constitutional construction upon which
jurists differ. That it is a necessrry power is ,
admitted. That it exists there can be no
doubt. Whoever is invested with the power to sus
pend is the sole judge of the occasion of its exer
cise. Being incidental to the general duty of
the enforcement of the laws and now called
into exercise for the suppression of armed in
surrection, I ant satisfied that it properly belongs
to Menatiorsal executive, and in my ojicial acts I
shall regard it as vested in the President of the
This doctrine, eo boldly put forth by Gov.
Cannon, is of course in direct violation of the
provision of the Constitution (Art. 1, sec. 9)
which gives to Congress the sole right to sus
pend the writ in question.
But the Governor isnot merely guilty of false
logic, but of the direct assumption to himself
of unwarrantable powers and prerogatives.
While, in a subsequent portion of his message,
he attempts to. justify hisoetion by assuming
a majority of the citizens of his State disaffec
ted to the government, without other authority
than that he takes to himself, he ostracizes
such persons from the benefit of the civil laws
of the State, and declares himself ready to
Garry out in his civil %nations all the military
measures necessary to enforce the arbitrary
sets of the administration.
'ln contrast to the views and eendttet of this
adventurous minion of the President, the lan
guage of Governor Seymour, in his late mes
sage, is refreshing and significant :
Mudd not inquire what rights States in re
bellion have forfeited, but I deny that this
rebellion can suppress a single right of the citi
zens of loyal States. I denounce the doctrine
that civil war in the South takes away from
the loyal North the benefits of one principle of
civil liberty.
And of the contempt of State authorities :
Td State legislation and authorities we look
for the good order of society, the security of
life and property, the protection of our homes'
and all that is nearest and dearest tons, in the
relations, duties and actions oflife. It is dan
gerous and demoralizing to show contempt for
State authorities and, laws. It undermines
alike the foundations of State and National
government, by breaking up the social system.
If home laws are not respected, the more gen
eral authority will not be regarded.
Mr. Thu has succeeded in raising some com
motion'in the Abolition camp. The Delaware
Republican is down on him for attacking our
postmaster, and the latter considers him a
"creature" with whom he "can have no deal
ings." That's putting the honorable member
from Montgomery pretty far down on the lad-'
der of respectability; any one who occupies a
lower position there than the postmaster is not
as high up as we could wish him to be. But
the relegraph, which speaks for the postmaster,
is sadly given to the uttering of falsehood, and
the pretended superiority of that worthy to Mr.
Rei, socially, morally or intellectually, is a
piece of characteristic assurance, required,
perhaps, by the occasion, but which is well
nnderstood,'and subjects the postmaster instead
of the member to public ridicule and . contempt.
The question may well be asked, and we think
cannot be satisfactorily answered—Why not
refute the "slanders". uttered by Mr. Rex in
the legislative hall, if " slanders" they are ?
Why wait until such limp as he shall "assert"
them " outside ?" Are they not equally
"slanders" in as out of the House, and would
not a man consciously honest be as sensitive to •
"slander" in one place as another? Or is an
appeal to the law, where truth cannot be given
in evidence, the only refuge to which injured
innocence can fly ? If we were the personal
or political friend of the postmaster we should
advise him, by ail means, to overlook any sup
posed disparity of character, -and refute the
Nineteenth Senatorial District. > .
A few days since we announced the election
of R. Bruce Petrikin, Esq., of Huntingdon co.,
as Senatorial delegate to the Democratic State
Convention, instructed to support the nomina
tion of John Cessna—the conferees from So
merset not being in attendance. We have since
learned, from unquestionable authority that'
the Somerset conferees were prevented from
attending by a trick played upon them, and that
the claim of Mr. Petrikin to a seat as delegate
will, under the cirmunstances, be contested by
Col. W. P. Schell, of Bedford, who, we under
stand, is backed by the conferees of both Bed
ford and Somerset counties.
TES Governor has nominated for State Li
brarian, in place of Dr. Win. R. DeWitt, Wein
Forney, Editor of the Telegraph. The Senate
will, of course, confirm the nomination, under
the general rule that, since the election of Lin
coln to the Presidency, none but,"mud-turtles"
and "imbeciles" should be appointed to office.
The Forne7 family are evidently in luck under
the National and State administrations. They
ii,eem to answer well the purposes for which
they are.used. 'We must say of Gov. Curtin's
friend that, although he is decidedly the wrong
man for the place, yet he is about as fit for
Librarian as Clay is for the Russian Mission,
or Lincoln for the Presidency.
Copperheads. ,
Whilst we have never objected to this eupho!
noes appellation applied to us by the 4 Nig
gerhende," se Bennett calls the Abolition tribe,
we confess that we did not fairly understand
why it was applied to us. Greeley gives us a
little light on the subject. In the Tribune of
Tuesday we find the following:
A distinguished gentleman of Philadelphia,
in the course of a private letter, says: "At
M'Coy's lecture at the Opera House on Thurs
day evening, after cheers had been given most
heartily for Butler, Burnside and Fighting Joe
Hooker,' somebody in the upper tier called out,
' Now thy" cheers for Gen. McClellan' • ••-a pro.
position that was met by a deep silence, bro
ken only by some hissing and by some one be
low calling oat, ' Why, there is a Copper
head.' "
From this it appears that the friends of
General M'Clellan Etre thus designated. We
are happy to know it. We are a large
party, we 'Copperheads, a vast multitude, com
prising three-fourths of the army and a large
majority at home. And we will be liner still.
Like Aaron's serpent, we will swallow up the
General News.
A dispatch from San Francisco, March 16,
States.that the fast schooner Chapman, when
leaving that port was boarded by U.S.. official
and taken in charge as a privateer. About
twenty secessionists were captured aboard,well
armed, and six brass Dahlgren guns, with
carriages suitable for use on ships. Corres
pondence on the persons of the prisoners iden
tified them with the party recently negotiating
for the steamer Victoria for a privateer. The
prisoners were confined at Fort Aloatras.—
Many more arrests are likely to follow.' The
schooner arrived lately from New, York, and
was purchased here by secessionists. The
prisoners confess, that a full complement of
men were to be taken on board at a rendezvous
down the coast. They hoped to capture the
steamer Oregon while ea route - for Mazatlan,
transfer a portion of the Chapman's crew on
board, and then use the Oregon II help capture
the two California treasure, gainers before
the alarm reached San Francisco.
• Harlan & Hollingsworth, of Wilmingtort,Del.,
have contracted to build the first of the new
iron-clad fleet for $380,000. Merrick of Phil
adelphia, another at the same rate. The New
-York builders will not do the work for the price
named, as it appears to them they must lose
money at that rate.
The - U. S. war steamer Lafayette, one of the
vessels of the Yazoo River expedition, is a dan
gerous craft to the rebel river nhvy. She car
ries twelye gtuts. On her spar deck she mounts
two twelve-inch brass howitzers, and on the
main deck she has two eleven-hmh, two nine
inch. four one hundred-pounders rifled and two
Parrott guns. She is manned by nineteen offi
cers, one hundred and twenty-six sailors. and
twenty-five marines. She is covered with iron
three inches thick, and haii a solid steel ram
six lest long.
Richmond papers of a late date show that
considerable apprehension is felt in the South
on account of the rapid decrease of food and
the great difficulty, if not impossibility of sup
plying enough for consumption. A resolution
was offered on the 11th instant in the Congress
of the Confederacy. by Mr. Conrad, proposing
terms,of peace, and was referred to the Com
mittee on Foreign Affairs. In effect it provides
that " the Senate and House of Representatives
of the Confederate States do therefore resolve
that they will cordially co-operate with the
Executive in any measures he may adopt, con
sistent with the honor, the dignity and inde
pendence of these States, tending to a speedy
restoration of peace with all or with any of the
States of the Federal Union." Thai proviso
about a independence" spoils the whole thing.
Separate independence is out of the , question.
Independence under the Constitution in the
Union, bitt not out of if.
Gen. Rosecrans dispitchea from Mnrfrees
betre the complete success of Col. Minty, ootn
'mending Seventh Pennsylvania. Cavalry and
othert roops,in a late reconnoissance. We have
already published such of the particulars tut
have reached us.
Admiral Porter writes to the Wat. Depart.
meat that he has received the signal agreed
upon of the entrance of the navah,axpedition
into Yazoo river. So that point is settled, and
the reported capture of the rebel steamers is
probably true. The Mortar boats were to com
menoe.firing on the Vicksburg batteries on the
9th. If they did we shall soon hear of it.
An Indianopolis dispatch of the 16th says:
Eight hundred, paroled Union prisoners, en
route for Chicago, were detained at Richmond,
Indiana, last night, and while there completely
'demolished the office of the Teffereonian, anti.
war sheet. They arrived here to-night and
threatened the Sentinel office, and the military
authorities placed a guard to prevent a disturb
A long letter from Parson Brownlow, dated
Nashville, March 6th, among other things,
says :—I told the people of the North, in my
speeches, as thousands of them will, recollect,
what I now repeat—that is to sap, one half. of all
the slaves in the seceded States will fight for their
owners, andfiht to perpetuate their own bondage.
The Haytien minister dined with Secretary
Seward on Monday night. Several other di
plomatf were present, including, the French
minister. In giving this dinner it is said the .
Secretary follows an established Custom; in
vogue on the arrival of any new minister. We
hope he finds the custom an agreeable one.
Col. J. T. Stevenson, of the Twenty-fourth
Massachusetts, who was arrested by General
Hunter because he dared to t believe that the
salvation of the country was not in the hands
of the negro, was confirmed Saturday as briga.
dier general, and not rejected, as published.
The official record shows the fact to be as here
Gen. Stoughton, who was recently surprised
and captured by the rebels at Fairfax Court
House, it appears was betrayed by a young
woman with whom he supposed he was baring
a nice little intrigue. She has been arrested
and pito:sod in the Old Capitol Prison. On her
person were found communications with th e
rebel authorities at Richmond, and a letter ap
prising her of another contemplated raid.
Gen. Stahl, recently confirmed as a Major
General, has been placed, by Gen. Heintzleman,
in command of all the cavalry in the Depart
ment of Washington.
An the disloyal residents in Fairfax county,
Virginia, are to be sent South.
The Foeitmaster General has authorized post
masters to frank the letters of collectors and
assessors of internal revenue. This is a strange
proceeding in view of the law of Congrese
' 4
king allowances for posiege.
A fire took place yesterday small dwel",
ling on Third avenue, Brooklyn, , New 244;
and was produced by the explesidn'of
tity of gunpowder, whir& the ttireatts:wert:
endeavoring to dry by the stove. Five persons
were badly burned.
This expedition moved from Helena, Ark.,
in the afternoon of the 24th of February, and
before dark it had itueteessfully crossed Moon
Lake and came to anchbr at the mouth of Ya
zoo Piss. On the 25th the head of the expe
dition steamed into the Pass and reached Cold
water river on the 28th. The following letter
to the Chicago Times gives an interrelating de.
ecription of the Pass and of the obstacles en
countered and overcome:
Our expedition consists of two of the largest
and heaviest iron-clad gunboats, one ram. six
light draught gunboats, three barges laden
with coal, three steam tenders, and fifteen or
eighteen transports laden with troops.
Our route lay, the entire distance, through
an unbroken wilderness of the largest growth
of cypress, sycamore and cotton-wood trees,
with an entanglement of case and wild grape
vines beneath and clinging to the larger wood,.
forming a most perfect jungle. Through this
jungle the Pass winds and twists in the most
serpentine course imaginable, frequently dou
bling on itself after describing a wide circuit
of several miles, and forming a narrow neck
across which a stone can-be easily thrown,L- 7
The channel is nowhere perfectly straight. It
would hardly be possible to find a place
throughout its entire length where one can see
in either direction Ave hundred feet. Ite bends
form very acute angles frequently, and all the
way the course is but a succession of very small
s's. A blind man working in the dark, and try
ing to describe a very crooked stream, could
scarcely exceed the reality of the Yazoo Pass.
The width of the Pass in no place exceeds
one hundred feet, excepting where the banks
are overflowed and the water finds escape from
its narrow bed by spreading out into the woods.
Sometimes it narrows down to fifty feet, when
the current dashes along with almost fearful
violence. Through its length there is a depth
of from twenty to thirty feet in the channel.
The average of the current is about three and
a- half or four miles per hour. Sometimes it
is found running as rapidly as five miles per
hour, and again, where the stream is wider, or
where the banks are low and overflowed, it
Moderates to two or three miles.
We. had heard, previous to starting from
Moon Lake, many large stories of the obstruc
tions the rebels had placed in this stream to
prevent the passage of this expedition; and
we are also told that our troops had been em
ployed for three weeki in removing these ob
structions. .Of all this I know nothing. I
only know that, as we passed along , 'we disco
vered no artificial obstruction in the river, and
but' few marks of any having been there, and
only very limited indications of work per
formed by our soldiers.
But we did discover natural obstructions,
nnremoved, vastly more formidable thal any
it was in the power of man to place there.
Huge trees anchored far down in their native
earth, and wide spreading branches, disputed
our passage at every turn. Great rafts of logs,
stumps, and driftwood blocked up the stream,
requiring all the power of steam and the inge
nuity and strength of muscle to remove.
At every turn, lines were got out and made
fast to the trees to assist in checking our head
way, and help us to pass safely around the
bends. Occasionally a line so employed would
snap with the heavy strain upon it, when away
would go thd boat, broadside on, into the jag
ged tisdlber, the huge limbs crushing and tear
ing into the cabins, and making splinters gen
erally of the light wood work.
' Despite such difficulties as I have attempted
to depict, we have made our way through. The
head of the expedition left Moon Lake early on
Wednesday morning, reaching this river at
noon yesterday.
The Coldwater river is but a very slight im
provement on the Pass. The stream is very
little wider and has less current, but otherwise
what has been seen of it does not differ mate
rially from the character of the little dtream
that has given us.so much trouble and delayed
us ao long.. Fortunately we have to follow it
but twelve miles, when we strike the Talla
hatchie, a streanrnavigable for the largest class
of steamers at this stage of the water.
We have just received intelligence that the
enemy have a small battery at the junction of
this river with the Tallahatchie, twelve miles
below, and we expect a light engagement at
that place.
A correspondent of the Perry . County Moto
crat writes:
As the Democratic State Convention meets
at Harrisburg on the 17th of June next, to
nominate a candidate for Governor, it is time
the Democracy of Perry should begin to cast
about, and select a man for whom our repre
sentative to that Convention may vote. If ever
theta was a time in the history of our state
that a good, bold, able and fearless standard
bearer should be selected, now is that time.
With such a. candidate nothing can prevent a
glorious victory next fall. We want a man
who is honest and capable and who we are ceri
Lain has backbone enough to do his whole duty.
We must throw away all personar preferences
and look only to the public good. I don't in
tend to take up the claims and qualification.of
the different candidates, spoken of for nomina
tion, but will present the name of Hon. Hiester
Clymer, of Berke county. He is a man every
way qualified for Governor at this particular
time. Mr. Clymer hails from a county that has
stronger claims to the nomination than 'any
other in the State. He is an able, unwavering,
and courageous patriot, and true Democrat.
He is descended from Revolittion stook. His
grandfather, George Clymer, was one of the
signers of the Declaration of Independence.
Mr. Clymer is a young man full of vigor and
energy. He has not been identified with any
of the factions and comes fresh from the peo
ple. His nomination would be hailed with
pleasure by the great mass of the party and he
would undoubtedly be elected by an over
whelming majority. Berke county alone would
give him 8,000 majority. •
The Milford Herald says:
As the time is fast approaching for the selec
tion by the Democratic party of a candidate
for the office of Governor, we Want 'no assa
ranee that every Democratic heart in. Pike
county will glow withwarm response to the
nomination of this gentleman. We have that
assurance already, from many eager lips; for
the time has come when •the people feel the
importance, moat sadly, of putting their trust
In the hands of the 66 honest and eapable, l3 end
they know and feel him to be such, to a verity.
Far 'ourself, knowing him personally, and hav
ing observed his public career from its com
mencement, we unhesitatingly say that we
never supported A Candidate for that or any
Wier office with more infinite pleasure than we
would the Hon. Hiester - Clymer, of good old
Berke county, for Our next Governor. While
he is the social, cordial man—faithful to duty
—clear, able and brilliant as a 'statesman=
possessing firm, sagacious executive qualities
—he is impervious to corruption ; and fortu
nate indeed will the people be, 'in this unfor
tunate stated affairs, with him as Executive
of the State. .
FINANCIAL.—The Farmers' Bank of Laneaster,
Pa., says the /(al, is preparing to go ender the
National finking law.
DIERIL—A letter before us, written by a son
in tluttzmy to his fatiptittiheighberhood,
has the following in ref enc 4 an attempt to
hi A id tlfilFifti-nitith tr regneent to indorse
4al ...., ' - ,' '4l ~ 9
some : resolugons ,dentittitAing.,' , Democrats at
home. . The writer sas'. ' 4 ' '-4 0
"The white woolly heads in Ohio senttome
resolutions out here to have thelpoldiers indorse
them. 4. can't explain them all to you, but
one part wee in this vise, to puitolown a -cer
tain party in the North that has Apiung into
power lately. I suppose they meant the Dem
ocratic party; but 'et 0 i ih3 vote wei:put to the
old 59th Ohio about 76 or 80 voted' for them
and about 400 egainst them. The
,vote rather
got our Major; wh'o is
. one of the woolly beaks.
-"When the - vote was taken, he wanted to
know what it meant, - and ism going to take an
other vote on the resolutiohi, but our old Col.
now 001PInanding. brigade, issued an order not
to have any mole such stuff read to his com
inand. So that put a stop to IL' I see in some
of the Cincinnati mere how our regiment vo
ted, and there ielnot one word Of it true.. -The
Democratic party is , gaining strength every
day among the soldiers. • " .
The private eoldiere desire peace, and the
attempts that have been : made by certain of
their offsers,and by Abolition presses at home,
to make it appear otherwise, is an imposition,
and, is so regarded by the soldiers. The fact
that their superior officers permit only a cer
tain Chios of papers to be read by the soldiers,
increases the indignation they feel at the at
tempts made to misrepresent their views.—Cin.
einnati Enquirer.
'Robert G. Peel was executed at Wheeling for
the murder of Adam Bach. The execution
took place in public, and was witnessed, if is
said, by five' thousand men, women and chil
dren. The gallows was burnt to ashes imme
diately after the execution.
Before the execution Pool made what he
termed efull and truthful statemet of the cir
cumstances attending the murder. He was
intoxicated when he entered Buch's tavern,
where he imbibed freely with others. A diffi
culty afterwards ensued, in which Bach was
shot and mortlly injured. He declared that
he never intended , to kill Buoh, and thought
that the pistol must have been discharged du-
ring the struggle, as he had no recqllection of
having pulled the trigger. Buch's whisky,"
said Pool, "robbed me of my senses, and:while
in that state I robbed him of his life."
Pool was about twenty-five years of age, and
previous to the murder had served in the army.
His parents were respectable and worthy peo
ple. He leaves two sisters, estimable ladies
in all respects ; and two brothers in Texas,
both of whom are wealthy.
WOOD ArS. DOUGLAS.—In the Chicago court
of inquiry, last week, a bill for foreclosure was
issued in a clause of Fernando Wood against
the heirs, widows anti creditors of the late
Stephen A. 'Douglas. The amount claimed is
over 00,000 on property near the Illinois
Central railroad works.
THE EAST INDIA TTADE.—Five hundred and
ten American ships, and one hundred and
fourty-four Amerioan barks are employed in
the East India trade, not including California
or Australian ships. Of these ships Boston
owns two hundred and forty-four, or nearly
One half.
MUTH or AN k Enrron.—Leeen C. Fleeson ,
one of the editors of the Pittsburg Dispatch,
died Monday morning after a protracted ill
ness. Mr. Fleeson has been connected, with
the Dispatch for fifteen years, and with the
Pittsburg press for a much longer period.
theran Church in Altoona, was dedicated on
Sabbath, 15 inst. Among the ministers pres
ent were Reirs. Neumann of Pittsburg,' and
Kuhlmann, of Bedford, and Crist, of Birming
ham, and many others.
THE SPRING SEASON.—A letter from New
ben, N. C., March 4th, says spring is rapidly
opening—the farmers have nearly finished
their planting operations, and the peach trees
are in full bloom.
The decline in sterling exchange has de
pressed the breadstuffs market, and prices are
drooping. 1,000 bbls. flour sold at $7 75013
for extra family; superfine is offered at $6O
6 25; the receipts are light.. Rye flour is dull
at $5, and corn meal at $4. Wheat is droop
ing, buyers holding off for'the opening of the
canals ; small sales of red at $1 70, and 2,000
bus. Kentucky white at $l9O. Small sales
of rye at $l. Corn is scarce, agd yellow in
demand at 88®89c. Oats are active at 720
780. Cloverseed sells slowly at $5 7506 25.
Timothy seed is lower. Small sales of flaxseed
at $4 2504 50. Provisions quiet and without
change. Whisky sells slowly at 49®50e.
KEW YORK, March 17.
Cotton quiet and unchanged. Plour has a
declining tendency ; 5,000 bushels sold ; Amber
Jersey $1 80. Mixed corn advanced I cent;
60,000 bushels sold at 916,92 d. unsound Si®
90e. Oats firmer at 75@8 50. Provisions
quiet and- unchanged. Lard quiet. Whisky
dull 'and nominally unchanged, and sales at
460480. ~
Sterling exchange. 10 tor gold; stocks are
better; Chicago & R. Island, 931; Illinois Cen
tral, 92k; bonds, 128; Michigan Southern, 108 k;
Reading, 90; Milwaukee & Mississippi, 1001;
Quicksilver, 42; Gold; 14551-; Treasury, 106&;
Coupons 1881, 104;,Registered, 1041; one year
Certificates, 99t; Tennessee, 811.
BALTIMORE, March 17.
Flour dull and nominal. Wheat dull; white,
$1 90®1 95 ; red, $1 72 ®1 74. Corn dull ;
white heavy at' 92®98c. ; yellow unchanged.
Oats active ; Pdnna. 713080 c. Whisky dull
and drooping.
1 11,../1„1 3 0010 R NuULTusailfo:tehoemLODl
130 South.Wartes, Philadelphia, Pa.
This company, with' a capital of $150,000. the most
extensive works of the kind in the world, and an expe
rience in manufacturing of over 23 years, with a repu
tation long esteblished, having also the exclusive control
of all the night soil of the great city of New York, are
prepared to furrush'an article, which is, without doubt,
the Cheapest and , eery best fertiliser in market. It
greatly increases the yield, and ripens the crop from two
to three weeks earlier, at an expense of from three to
four dollars: per acre, with little or no labor. Also,
FIFTY TONS OF BONE TAFNU, being mixture of
bone and night moil ground fine, at $45 per ton—a su
perior article for grain arid ease. Price of POUR
BETTE, $I 60 per " barreL - Seven barrels and over
delivered free of charge. A pamphlet "containing all
necessary informatioui may be had free by addressing a
letter to the subscriber. b
Care of . the Lodi Idanitaeturing Company,
feblil-wilmi 66 Om:tressed st.. New Tort.
tb.thentary having this day s o li ranted, by the
Register of Dauphin county, to the criber, Execu
tor of the last will and testament of Catherine Forney,
late of Lykens township, deemused, all perrons knowing
themselves indebted to said deccesed are hereby noti
fied to make payment, and all persons having claims will
please present them to the linbeeriber for settlement.
inl3-3w Executor.
*Whereas. letters of Administration oo the estate of
JOSIAH LDIVZ, deceased, late of 'Upper Pastontowee
ship, Dauphin county, having been granted to - the pub
scriber, all persens indebted to the said estate are re
quested to make immediate payment, and theme having
claims or demands against maid estate will make know s'
the same without delay.
feb26-6twit , AtTORMITTY ) A:iiminh4riktor.
IThECUTOR'S NOTICE —_.Th e imder .
A.:/ signed. executor of the estate of ROSIITA:I4Ison,
dammed, late of Halifax townehip, 'Dauphin *lndy, P. I
hereby gives settee to all portions having claims against
said !date to presentthem,lbr settlement, without
ley ; to-ail these indebted to said estate to can and
settle their accounts or they win le handed at once to
the proper authorities for collection.
mi m WITTING/in.
eos township, ieh32 ) itnia•Otw.
• New York Prices,
V. es. due 1881, Coupon 102% MX
Do .... due 1881, Registered. Int. off. 102 X 103
11. S. 7 8-10 Treasury ... 106 Dog
One year 8 per rent. certificates 99g 303
11. 8. Demand Motes, old issue. 55 55gpr
Market steady.
3.l.nxisix onsusscx TIM STLWD/ILD.
American 53,1056)(pr Anieriean, prior to
'wowed - Trier , • 1862 $1 42 a 154
to 834) 60 a 62 pr Do Quart)s....l 62 a 1 54
Boy.,Victorife. 750 17,65 Do Dimes• and
Bov., old 745 a 7 60 Half Diann. 1V a 147
Napoleon, 20fre. 655 a 680 Do Hadvesand _
10..616011., .276 A 2 85 QrVs ( nisw)lf4s a 1 47
Pros. Dionlb.' Pr. Dothan; Ain. and
Wore.. .. .. a .. Mexican.... 164 a....
Donbloons, 5p..T300 624 611 Do Sp y perfect 264 a ....
Do. Meilcan...22 00 a 24 00 Do carolus .. 164 a....
Do. Costa Bica.2o. 00 a 22 00 Do B. Amer... 164 4....
Nan 900 fine.— .: pnn Do Norwegian .: .• a ....
California, $5O Five Brans . 140.
and 220 pieces. • 53 przn Francs . ' 28
California, $lO Guilders. ' 24
and $6 pieces.. 68 a Prussian Thalers... ... 80
10 Guilder Pie- German Crowns, 117 a
Freneh..; . d 0.. .. 114 a
Ihig.Bilverp. 1. 700 a 715
Spanish and Mex. sm.
silver, per as 110
Barg, U. El. amity, p. o*, 188
he f• flirts. gji grains.
eee 701'5 76
Teri Thalere.... 9 00
20 Mille Eels,
Brazil. 1126161186
*A heavy Begieeeiga end
131 0 1011838 NT MON:
New England... ..
New York City.. par
New Torlt State jf
Jersey—large, ..... k"
Pennsylvania Currency..(
Ire'aware • par
Delaware—email .. •
Maryland .....
Dia. of Columbia
Virginia - 35 a 40
Doston--.... par a 1-10prm
New York... 1-10prm
Albany X a X
ltizoore... K a ,34
Washingt 7 n,D_O X a X
Pittsburg X a X
Detroit, Mich..
.% a X
Lexington, Ky.. - 2 a ..
Milwaukie,Wis. X a x
Allentern Bank, Allentown Manta', or. Mech. Wit.
Bank of Catasaucina Vann. & Mech. Bank.
Bank of Cheater County Farm. & Mech. Bank-
Bank of Danville Bank N. Liberties.
Bank of Delawarb County. Bank of North Amer.
Bank of Germantown Farm. & Mech. Bank.
Bank of Montgomery County...... Western Bank.
Bank of Phoenixville Marta. & Mech. B'k.
Doylestown Bank, Doylesto
Baotou Batik Easton.
Farm. of Bucks Co., B
Farm. is Mech. Bank, Foul •
Farmers' Bank, Lancaster.
Lancaster Coupty 8ank....•
Mauch Chunk Bank. . .. .
Miners' Bank.
Union Bank, Reading
Allegheny Bank... xi
Anthraeltell , k,Tamagna X
Bank of BeaverCo.prem. 60
Bank of Chambersburg. x
Bank' of Chester Valley,
Coatesville x
Bank of Crawford Conn.
ty; Meadvi ll e
Bank of rayetteoo.prem.s6
Bank of Gettysburt..:.
Bank of Lawrence C0...1
Bank of Middletown.... X
Bank of New Castle....l
Bank of Pittabn'g,prem. 60
Bank of Pottstown 34"
Citizens B'k, Pittsburg, X
Clearfield County Bank.. 3(
Columbia B'k, Columbia X
Downingtown.. X
Exchange B'k, Pittsb",z. M
Biwnntroi , Rotknrilin
Farman , B'k, Beading.. X
^mere' & Drovers' B'k,
Waynesburg .
Franklin Wk,WaShing.. X
Harrisburg Bank :a X
Honesdale Bank
Iron MOM. Pittakurg, X
New . 2.b.uertiffentento.
TURE.—The subscriber has for Rile a tot of house
"hold furniture, eonsisting of amiss, mottoes, earpots,
rocking chairs, bedsteads, &c., &c., which will, be dis
posed of on favorable terms. Apply to
Cor. Walnut and Poutth
In pursuance of en alias order of the Orphans , '
Court of Dauphin County, will be expeimi to sale,
On SATURDAY, the 4th day of April, 1863,
On the Farm, at 1 o'clock, m., _, a certain tract of
land, situate in nalifax townsh ip, Dauphin county, ait
joining lands of Wm. Reed, Matthew Mitchell, Henry.
Roush and others, containing alxitd, One Hundred. and
Forty acres, more or less, whereon is erected a TWO--
and other out-buildings. There is on this property two ,
wells of water near the door, and a never falling spring.
of water near the horse. Thera is also slave Orchard
on this Farm, consisting of different kinds at Fruit.
Also, a tract or piece of Woodland, partly in said
township and partly. in Reed township, siVoining lands
of Jacob Tyson, Isaac Glacei and others spatial:ling 26 ,
scree and 95 perches, late the. estate of AOOB SEAR.
ING, deceased.
0 tors of said diseased.
Joan RINGLAND, Clerk 0. .
Harrisburg, March 14, 1868-dts
Olrcn lars, &c., carefully an d
promptly distributed.
117 - Residence, Beath above Beam' street.
50 We have the pleasure of Informing you that
we are now preared to offer, at our Old Stan,
No. 103 , 105 and p 107 North BROOND St.,lthilad
delphia, a well selected stock of i
In every variety,. of the latest importations, and of the
newest and most fashionable styles_
will comprise every variety of Sonnets, Rata and Trim.
minge to be found in that line, of the latest and , most
approved shapes and styles. Soliciting an early sail,'
remain yours, respectfully, H. WARD.
Assortment of New Looking Glasses, just received,.
at W. KNOCHE'S Music Store. 93 Market street, where
they. will be sold cheap. Call and.examine. =l3
Just received and Tor sale at
]'OR .BALE-A House and Lot on
Sixth atfeet, near State. • ihiquire at the Exehauge-
Office of • lIIVIILLOODP,
26 Market Ore.*,
Where the highest price lortalwaye paid for GOLD and
!UWE'S. ' febl2-dtf
BASErffi of all descriptions, qualities and prices,
for male by
wig. Dom & CO.
Cheapion and most complete ever invented. Far
mars and,otbera please call. and see it at WIROFFM
Cigar Store, Market street; 2d door below Third.
Comity Riede and•Machinea for sale. teb2.
k 0 P
Formerly retailed at from $3 to $5, ere now offers& an
60 and 75 cents, and $1 and 61 60—rublished by the Art
Union, and formerly retailed by them. .
Splendid Photographic Album Pictures of all Shah*
washed MOD and Generals of the army, at only 10 els.
For sale at 80 HR1P8.211)8 Bookstore,
18 Narked street, Harrisburg.
In`pursuance of in order of the Qrplpataa' Court of'
Dauphin county, Will be exposed to dui,
On SATURDAY, the 2let day of MARCH,
Next, at the Court'Houe ,e a Lot of Ground. dtuate Mb
Third street, between Phu) street and Oromberry
and bounded' by property of Bobtert W. It'Clure ore
the east, and by .Thomas 0. Jiliowell on the west, the
same being twenty feet four inches in front, more or
use, by one hundred and five feet deep, to property into
of Peter Keller, deceased, on which is tweeted a Two-
Story Wick Dwelling novas, to,, ids the.. estate sr
Andrew biarray,'deeessed. •
gale to commence at 2 o'clock, p. lb., Of said day,
when attendance win be given and conditions of Ws.
• Administrator ds bonus aim..
7911 X Ringt.lNS l Clerk, 0. 0,
Harrisburg, gib. 24, 1803-Mblitidelidil
Wheeling 2%
Ohio par
Indiana • par
Indians—Free 1%
Kentucky- par
!Tennessee 10
Missouri • 2 to 20
Illinois ....... .... 2to 60
Wisconsin • 2to 80
Michigan 1%
lowa 1%
Canada prm 60
St.Lonis. X a X
Louisville ..... X ..
Cincinnati..... 3‘• a X
Cleveland X X
Chicago • .. 3( spat
Dubuque, lowa, 1a ..
Davenport, do.. 1a ..
St. Paul, Min.. 1 ..
Montreal, Can.. a..
... Philadelphia Bank.
Bask of North Amer.
atol..lfarm. & Mech. Bank.
n Girard Bask.
Mechanics ) Bask.•
Western Bank. •
Girard Bank.
Bank of North Amer.
okin, Corn Buthange Wk.
..„..Bank of North Amer•.
Jersey Shore Bank
Kittanning Bank— ...... jig
Lewisburg Bank.
Lebanon 11 3 jc, Lebanon.. 14 -
Lebanon Vat. B'k, Lob.. X
Lock Haven' Bank X
Meals B'k, Pittsburg.. g
Mechanicsbrag }Pk, Me
Merchants' I Manufact.
Bank, Pittsburg
Mifflin Cou.nty.Wk, Lew
Milton Bank, Milton.... X.
Monongahela Bank,
Mount Joy Bank.. X
Octoraro Bank, Oxford..
Petroleum Bank, Titus
ville •
Pittecia koak, PLUM ,
Stroudsburg Bank
Tioga County 8ank.....
West Branch Bank, Wil
Wyoming 11 , 16,Wilkesb4 X
York Bank , York X
York County B'k. X