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has been permitted to appeal. The Constitu
tion with its harmonious machinery of justice
has been set aside, and the - exact principle of a
supreme and irresponsible despotism has
reigned in its' stead. Nor has this been the
mere naked assertion of an unwarranted and
dangerous power on the part of the Executive,
unaccompanied by those revolting scenes which
always distinguish an arbitrary - from a free
government. It has borne to the lips of the
American people a fruit, in horrible abundance,
mere bitter and deadly than the Dead Sea ap
ples of Sodom and Gomorrah. Sir, how shall
I dwell upon the deep hniniliation, the open
shame which this Republic has suffered in the
imprisonment of its loyal and faithful citizen ?
How shall I fashion my tongue to speak in the'
hearing of a free, people, in the presence of
their Representatives, surrounded on all hands
in this Ball by the symbols of liberty, and
looking on the benignant face of the Father of
his Country, of deeds enacted in our midst,
Which recall to the mind, in all their frightful
detail, the mournful stories of the dungeon
which have been wafted to us across th i s ocean,
andwhieh come down tons from ages of chaos,
night s and cruelty ? Shall I atop to count over;
in, a melancholy array, the names of those who ,
without *rime, without criminal charge, with
no law but the law of hideous violence, have
been seised by the rapacity, the felbnious ra
pacity 9f this administration, and buried out
of sight of home, friends, and justice ? The
list would be a long one, and would start tears
afresh around a thousand firesides. This task,
however, must be assigned tO the impartial pen
of history. A book will some day take its
place upon the shelves of our libraries, , com
memorating.. the wounds which liberty has re
ceived in this enlightened age, in the wrongs
and outrages inflicted on American citizens.—
lam to-day dealing with the principle which
is involved, and a few instances of the licen
tious abuse of power will illustrate the bold
attempt which. has been made to subvert the
liberties of this government.
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Harrisburg, March 28, 1863
The Bounty Bill.
In reply to the query of our correspondent
"Mifflin," we have the satisfaction to Worm
him that the hill passed the Legislature y i•ster
day. So at least, we were informed by one
who ought to know.
At the Butler county Democratic Convention,
held last week, lion. Samuel Marshall and S.
P. Irvin were chosen delegates to the Demo
cratic State Convention on the 17th of June.—
They are not instructed, but will, it is under
stood, support Gen. Case for Governor.
An Unquestioning Support
We are asked by the bogus "Union
Shriekers"—the League organs—to give an
"unconditional, unquestioning support to the
Administration"—they call it Government.—
How can any fitional man give such a support
to on admb4stration which is thus characterized
by an Abolition contributor to the Atlantic
"A stealthy, cunning, unscrupulous, despe
rate, devilish foe has seized the nation by the
throat, and threatens its life. Thegovernment
is strong, courageous, determined, abundantly
able to make a successful resistance, and even
to kill the insolent enemy ; but—it is muzzled
—muzzled here by conservative counsels, and
there by radical complaints ; by the overcau
tious policy of one -Gene,ral, and the headlong
haste of another ; by a too tender regard for
slavery in some States, and by a too zealous
anxiety for instant emancipation in others ; by
fear of provoking opposition . % one quarter,
and by a blind defiance of all obstacles iti
The Cry for Ilelp.
Every where the Abolition cowards—soared
at the enormity of their own crimes against
liberty—are crying to the administration for
help to put down the Democracy, to suppress
printing presses and muzzle the 'mouths of
freemen_ The Telegraph here, the - Peen in
Philadelphia, the Chronicle in Washington, the
Tuner in New York, from every quarter appeals
for arbitrary measures to check the onward
progress of the friends of constitutional free
dom and a restoration of the Union, are made
to the President—appeals so strong that they
amnia almost to demands. The latest we have
seen is in the Cleveland- Leader, which de
mands a National Armed Police to keep the
rampant Democracy in order. In the height
of its terror that paper exclaims .:
g , We want Union Leagues. * * * We
want Vigilance Committees. We toast a military
force. * * * We tell tbe Copperbeade they
had better invoke the hurricane,. tornado, ty
phoon, simoom, sirocco and earthquake, than
the retributive wrath of these Captains of the Na
Whereupon. the Main/ea/et pronounces the
ellaw mad, and re,nkmniends the following
Peascatmon.—p u t l / 4 a bladder of ice water
under his head—give WM a large dose of "Ex
traot of Butternue.--k e k e p all Aholltiqn papers
from him for a week—gibe him the Pleb:dealer
of - Tuesday,. April 7th, eu taining the account
of the Democratic triotop here, and then•put
soma clean linen ea him a d bid, jaw isGO,and
ria no more."
UEo. F. WEAVER,
Secretary pro tem.
Jr the interests of Pennsylvania have suf
fered from one thing more than another, it has
been through the degrading and centralising
influence of her corporktions. Mho low tone
of our public men can be traced to a source
more prolific of corruption thhit and: other,
that source is to be found in *vast jpeweref
corporate wealth. The legislation of thiti State
has be'en for years past an almost unbroken
series of corporate monopoly. Capital, to the
tbp exclusion of almost every other influence,
yas controlled and exercised the legislative
'functions of our law-givers. It would - be the
extremest simplicity to enlarge upon facts so
well known, however little heeded heretofore.
Removed from the scene of their enactments,
the people, comparatively ignorant of these
transactions, have looked• upon them with an
apathy which has only served to increase end
give aid and support to the gradual encroach
ments of private and corporate interests. Were
the people told that any combination of wealth
was about to make the attempt to absorb and
hold over them the power to make laws for
themselves and the State at large; were it
proven conclusively that the secret influence
of capital, vested in a few rich and powerful
stockholders, bad swollen with prosperous le
gislation to such gigantic proportions that it
aimed at length to control the State elections,
the people might begin to feel a reasonable
jealousy of their rights and a reasonable fear
of the jeopardy in which their rights were
If Railroads are impervious to patriotism in
times of national peril, it is well known that
corporations are without souls. If Railroads
have no politics but their own interests, the
greater the danger to be- apprehended from
them when they take upon themselves the con
trol of our State polity. It is time the people of
Pennsylvania began to view the acts of their
legislators and the tendency of our legislation
with a keener scrutiny. The time is coining
when a heavy weight of responsibility will rest
upon the conduct of our State (doers. Al
ready the conflict between rights reserved and
the usurpations of centralism has begun ; it
will deepen every hour until one or other shall
submit. Railroads and corporations care no
thing for State rights, nothing for the rights
of person and property ; they are in them
delves the foci of their own interests, with
their own ends to serve and none other. Grown
bold with encouragement, they aim at length
to choose rulers for the people, and make them
pliant to their own uses. They are proscrip
tive, arrogant and absorbing.
The past has been fruitful to these in profit
able experience; the future is marked out for
an era of progressive power. By the vilestohl•
eanery, by corruption and fraud, they have.
obtained a foothold they do not mean to re
linquish. The State has been cheated of her
honest dues; when taxes are doubling, and the
poor oppressed, our legislation has been ar
ranged so as to take from her a third of her
annual revenue, and lay increased burthens on
the people. The trusted representatives of
the people are bought over t to these designs ;
and the people submit in ignorant apathy to
be bled' to enrich the well-ailed pockets or
oste - eziebiriatiOn is now on
foot to elect 471 Governor of the State who will
favor and become its tool and minion. We
tell the people, and we shall have again occa
sion to repeat.the warning, to be careful whom
they choose to make their Governor, and hold
their delegates to strict account We impute
no suspicion to men who are above it.; from
men who are justly subject to it we shall
withheld no censors).
STRIKE OF WORKMEN ON THE IRONCLADS.-
On 'Saturday noon a gang of laborers employed
at the Continental Iron Works struck for higher
wakes, and on Monday quite a number more
followed in their predecessors' footsteps ; so
that only a very few men were at work during.
These men, taking advantage of a want of
help, have thus laid down their work at a time
when the government is in need of their ser
vice& Many of the strikers are not worth the
wages they are now being paid, and these, of
-course; are the ones who are making the great
est fuss. Mr. Rowland is perfectly willing to
pay every - man he employs all he is worth; but
he is not willing to be made the plaything of a
All the English operatives who have been
brought to this country have stuck to their
work faithfully and cheerfully.
It is rumored that the government has taken
the matter in hand, and all those who do not
return to their work, as loyal men should do,
will be drafted, and then be compelled to work
at soldier's pay. This striking business is
discreditable to those who combine to get more
wages by threats. At times a rupture has been
feared at the yard; but a posse of police are
on the ground to preserve order.
We clip the above from the local columns of
the N. Y. Herald under the* Navy head, and
call to it the special attention of our readers.
Think of it, working men ! If you dare to ask
for a fair compensation for your labor yon are
to be drafted and forced to work at thirteen
dollars per month! The administration, by
their profligate expenditure of the publio
money, by the corruption and plundering which
they permit in almost every department of the
service, and by their bungling - financial mea
sures, have driven gold and silver entirely out
of circulation—depreciated the paper promises
to pay to such an extent that the laboring man
is obliged to pay four times the ordinary price
for almost every article he consumes, and yet
if he asks for wages at all commensurate with
the advanced cost of living he is to be drafted,
torn from his family, and compelled to work
for thirteen dollars per month. , No matter
what beeo . mes of the wives and children, to
furnish whom the necessaries of life the hus
band and father was compelled to ask for , an
increase - of wages—they may starve—what
care these iron-clad contractors who have: been
speculating on the blood of the nation ? It
wont do to take anything from their large
profits to save 'a
few hundred laborers from
starvation, and particularly if they happen to
be white! It would reduce the margin so that
the division with administration ofiieials and
pimps would to lessened and their chances for
getting any further contracts reduced. (This
at least was the principle upon which the
Banks expedition was fitted out, as shown by
a committee of investigation, and we take it
to be the general rule.) Take heed, therefore,
all 7e laborers, and starve on in silent subfais
don to your masters if you would escape being
drafted into the service. With Horace Gree
ley, call upon God to bless Abraham Lincoln,
and exalt the nigger, and then, if ydu do
starve, you will merit a 'blemed immortality !
The bill for the payment of . persons for'
recruiting volunteers, introdu ced into the Sen.
ate by Moja. White, and partially perfeeted,
8011 lingers, in some unaccountable manner,
without, the final action of the Senate.
This bill is eminently meritorious, and shoUld
be promptly acted upon by the Senate in view
of the near approach of the close of the ses
sion. or it will fail in the'Reuse for want of
time. We cannot understand how the Repub
lican majority of the Senate, claiming for their
party as they do, to be the peculiar friends of
the soldier, can justify to the army or their
ionstituents this unwarrantable delay in pro
viding the ways and means by which these
gallant officers may obtain their long delayed
and just dues. It is not a question which
affects ultimately the finances of the Common
wealth, as the State pays nothing, as a State,
towards the expenses of the war. When she
does advance money for such purposes it is
returned to her by the Government of the Uni- .
ted States withoni the loss of a single dollar.
The Legislature is only required to provide the
manner in which these accounts Clan be audi
ted and paid by the State officers ; and when.'
ever these are settled and the proper vouchers
obtained, the General Government refunds to
the State the amount so expended. As this,
then, is not a question involving directly the
interests of the State, but only the rights of
those patriotic officers who have spent'their
time and money in the cause, and been largely
instrumental in recruiting the gallant army of
Penniylvania, now in the tented field, who
have participated in many a hard fought bat
tle and won for themselves and their country
imperishable renown, we cannot understand
how any one can hesitate for a single moment
in awarding this pittance of compensation for
their arduous labors.
We trust that the merits of this bill will
place it above all cavil, and that it will be
acted upon at once and passed into a law with-
Out further delay.
A portion of the Illfnois cavalry, belonging
to Gen. Hooker's army, on Tuesday captured
ten rebels in the woods near Dumfries, Va.,
the neighborhood of which place is infested
Capt. Mosby, of the rebel cavalry, Made a
raid near Broad Run, Virginia, on the Ist inst.
His force was encountered by a portion of the
First Vermont cavalry. A sharp fight ensued.
The rebels took up a position behind a fence
which our cavalry .could not get over, and from
which they were nimble to dislodge them,—
During the fight Capt. Flint, of the First Ver
mont cavalry, and a lieutenant of the same
regiment, were severely wounded. The details
of the affair have not as yet been received. It
is since reported
,that Capt. Mosby is danger
ously wounded, and. Capt.. Flint killed.
Complete returns of the Rhode Island elec
tion show the following result:
Smith, (rep.) for Governor, has 3,311 ma
jority over Coszens andS,oo9 over , all. Jenekes,
(rep.) for Congress, has 1,916 majority over
Bradley and 1,845 over all. Dixon, l* - - - .4..fan
. •• - .A - Ltcl2u-e- *suliporrerellive two
thirds of each house of the General Assembly.
By order of the War Department the proceed
ings of the courts-martial in the cases of Col.
Frick and Lieut.-Col. Armstrong of the 129th
Pennsylvania VolUnteers, dismissed for refu
sing to obey an order requiring them to make
a requisition for dress coats, their regiment
being supplied with blouses, have been set
aside, and those officers return to their com
Rear-Admiral Porter telegraphs to the Navy
Department that the rams Lancaster and S wit
zerland would not have been allowed to go down
the Mississippi had he been on the spot to see
that his orders 'were obeyed. He adds that the
rams were totally unprepared for the voyage,
and that it was madness to attempt to pass the
batteries in broad daylight.' These rams were
not transferred with the gunboats on the Wes
tern rivers to the Navy Department, but still
belong to the War Department, and are under
the command of Gen. Ellet. This officer,
although he reports to Admiral Porter, and is
technically under his orders, appears to Con
sider himself an independent power by virtue
of having a quasi independent command.
The Leiington correspondent of the Cincin
nati Gazette confirms the defeat of Cluke's gue
rillas, near Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, by Col.
Walker. Cluke was pursued to Owingsville, and
lost many killed and wounded. Kentucky is
said to be, once more, clear of armed rebels.
All the reliable )
news from New Orleans is
that Gen. Banks has re-established his head
The news from Vicksburg in regard . to thif
Sunflower River expedition are again contra
dictory—one account represents it a failure
and announces its return, the other makes it a
success, and says Gen. Sherman. has possession
of Haine's Bluff. We think the former is cor
rect, and that the expedition has returned to
From Baton Rouge intelligence has been re
oeived that an - expedition under command of
General Dudley made a reconnoissance above
Port Hudson, on the opposite side of the Mis
sissippi, to False river, to communicate if pos
sible with Admiral Farragut, and having
learned his destination and safety returned to
Baton Rouge - without serious 'damage. The
command succeeded also in destroying robel
signal station and capturing the officers and
men on duty therein.
Fernando Wood disclaims being a leader of
the Democratic party, and denies that he bad
any interview with Lord Lyoos since he visited
New York in company with the Prince of
The rebel privateer Florida has recently
captured the ship Star of Peace, of Boston,
laden with saltpetre, which she burned; she
also captured the schooner Atdebaran, en
which she put a prize crew, and then started
in pursuit of another American vessel.
iIEADQUARTELte ARMY 91 , TAE POTOMAC,
April 2.—The First army corps, Maj Gen. Rey
nolds commanding, was reviewed to-day by
General Hooke; and staff. The appearance,
discipline, &c., of the troops were highly sae:
isfactory. General order No. 35 contains the
following :—. 7 " In pursuance of instructions
which have been received from the War De
partment there will be a' grand muster of all
the troops serving in this army on the 10th
instant, and muster rolls' will be immediately
thereafter sent to . the'Adjutint General of th e
army, foitba . mied the Provinit Mershsd tin
eral i i making drafts to fill up the regiments
and- batteries to the proper complement."
A 'Vessel from Wilmington, North Carolina,
with 800 bales of cotton, and one front Charles
ton with 1;000 bales had arrived at Havana.
There was a report at. Havana that the rebel
privateer Alabama had been lost at sea.—r
It is reported at New York that Lord Lyons
will make a formal demand for the release of
the steamer Peterhoff, recently captured by our
A Nashville dispatch, April 8, says: Seventy
five guerrillas threw a wood train off the track
on the Nashville road this afternoon, burned
the locomotive and two or three cars, and tore.
up the track for some distance.
Charles Lewis was executed at Trenton, N.
J., on the 8d instant., for the murder of James
Rowand. The drop fell at 1.21. o'clock. He
died without uttering a word, and with aston
ishing firmness. A. few moments before his
execution he conversed in a pleasant manner;
and disposed of his effects in a business like
way. He refused all religions advioe, but. made
no objection to having prayer offered up while
in his cell. This morning his counsel advised
him to leave to hie child the money,.supposed
to be about $5,000, which he had somewhere
deposited ; but he refused to do so, repudiating
both hie wife and child.
CINCINNATI, April B.—The news from Vicks
burg is not encouraging. The Steele's Bayou
Expedition had returned to Young's Point, and
the troops were being disembarked. The work
on the cut-off opposite Vicksburg has been
abandoned ; rebel cannon command two-thirds
of its length.
The Commercial's Memphis despatch says,
"information which can be relied on, reached
here to-day of the whereabOuts of the India:
nola. The rebels took her to Alexandria, La.,
on Red River, and repaired her sufficiently to
make her servic3able. Fears are entertained
for the safety of the Hartford and Albatross,
as the rebels have the Queen or the West, the
W. H. Webb, and the Indianola—a fleet suffi
cient to give Admiral Farragut some trouble.
“Price and Kirby :Smith are collecting the
scattered forces of the enemy in Arkaneae,
preparatory to entering Missouri. Harris of
Tennessee, is living in Tullahoma."
CINCINNATI, April B.—A dispatch from Mem
phii says the guerrillas who attacked the train
on the Charleston road, a few • days ago, were
pursued by Capt. Loomis and his , company.
They came up with and attacked the band,
which consisted of 800 men. The guerrillas
resisted and a skirmish ensued, and six were
wounded and 20 taken ,prisoners, including
Capt. Barrow. Five were killed. On their
return the Federals rested near a farm house.
Here they were attacked by a large force under
Lieut. Col. Richardson. The Federals, though
greatly outnumbered, fought bravely and suc
ceeded in driving off the enemy, with a loss
of 86 killed, a large number wounded and' a
great many prisoners. The Federals had six
killed and 34 wounded.
FRIDAY, April 3, 18133.
The Senate met at 101 o'clock a. m., and was
called to order by the SPEAKER.
Mr. BOUND, two remonstrances from North
pciterllnd county against granting mining
Mr. Hamilton, a petition from Laneaatar
in favor of the incorporation of the Philade',
Mr. DONOVAN, the petition of 150 citizens
of Germantown in favor of dummy engines on
the Germantown road.
Mr. CONNELL, the remonstrance of the Hes
tonville railroad company against the passage
of the bill now pending in• the Senate in rela
tinn to said company; also, the petition of 155
citizens of Germantown in favor of dummy
engines ; also, the remonstrance of 50 citizens
of Philadelphia against the passage of the bill
prohibiting the immigration of colored persons
into this State.
Mr. SERRILL, from the Committee on Ac
counts, reported the following bill for postage
of the Senate for the month of March :
The account was 'approved and hilered to
be paid. '•1
Mr. CONNELL, a bill to authorize the sur
viving trustees of Wm. Young's buriarground
to exchange or sell certain parts thereof.
Also, a bill to prevent frauds upon travelers
—a copy of that introduced into the House
Mr. REILLY, a bill relative to the transfer
of insane condiete from the Schuylkill county
prison to the Pennsylvania Lunatic Hospital.
Mr. STEIN, a supplement to the Pennsylva
nia Lehigh sine company.
Mr. M'SHERRY, a bill to incorporate the
Adams County railroad company.
Mr. PENNEY offered a resolution requesting
the Rouse to return to the Senate Senate -bill
No. 16, 1 relative to landlords and tenants,which
On motion of Mr. KINSEY, it was ordered
that 600 copies of the final report of the Re
venue Commissioners be printed for the use
of the Senate.
On motion of Mr. TURRELL, the Senate
proceeded to the consideration of the House
atiendmenter to the Senate bill legalizing the
payment of bounties to volunteers by counties,
cities, boroughs, &c.
Mr. KINSEY moved to amend by addlig a
section similar to that defeated in She House,
requiring the State to refund thes 3 bounties to
the counties, &0., and instructing the Governor
to make demand upon the general government
for the amount so refunded out of the State
Treasury. The amendment wag discussed at
length, and not agreed to— l yeas 11, nays 21.
The remaining ameadmeats were diepoeed
of, and the bill as amended sent to the House
Mr. REILLY obtained leave to offer a reso
lution limiting speeches on military bills and
the appropriation bill to five minutes, which
was agreed to—yeas 16. nays 14.
The vote an the House amendment to the
Senate bill, relative to landlords and tenants,
was reconsidered, and the amendment non
Mr. CONNELL,. en leave given, introduced
a bill to prevent the fraudulent receiving of
money on deposit.
Adjourneo until 3 o'clock p.'m.
The Senate met at 3 o'clock.
Qn motion of Mr. SERRILL 7 the vote by
which the bill exempting the capital stock of
market companies from taxation was reconsi
dered, and the bill passed finally.
The Senate proceeded to the consideration
of the general appropriation bill on second
The several sections were considered and
adopted, as reported by the committee of the
whole. without material aaiendments, and the
bill passed finally—yeas 27, stays 4.
The Smuts mei at 71 o'clock.
Mr. GLATZ called up the bill to extkoi thn
charter of the York Bank for the period of Bye
years from the expiration of its ailment char
ter, which pissed finally—yeas 21, nays 8.
Mr GRAHAM called up the bill to authorize
thh Pennsylvania railroad company to occupy
certain grounds in the city of Pittsburg, which
Mr. GLATZ called up House bill No. 633, a
supplement to tbe . Hanover' branch railroad
company, which ptisSed figaUy
Mr. JOHNSON calked up the bill to incorpo•
rate the Mushannon railroad company, which
Mr. REILLY called up the bill to extend the
charter of the Miners' Bank of Pottsville for
five years, which passed finally—yeas 19,
Mr. BOUGHTER called up the supplement
to the Lykens Valley coal company, author
izibg them to hold additional coal lands.
Mr. RIELLY moved to limit the number of
acres to 10 . 00, which was not agreed to.
The bill then passed finally.
Mr. SMITH called up the bill to incorporate
the Iron and Coal bridge company, in the
county of Montgomery, which passed finally.
REILY called up the supplement to the
Little Schuylkill navigation railroad and coal
company, whioh passed to third reading and
was laid over.
Mr. ROBINSON called up the bill to autho
rize the commissioners of Mercer county to
Compromise with the holders of railroad bonds,
which passed finally.
After passing a number of private bills the
Senate adjourned until Monday afternoon at 8
.VBIDAY, April 3, 1863.
The - I:lotus, was called to order by Speaker
CESSNA at 911 A. X.
A number of bills were reported from the
standing committees, after which the House
proceeded to the consideration of bills on the
public calendar, as follows :
Joint resolutions instructing our Senators
in Congress to oppose the passage ea law ap
propriating twenty millions of dollars to com
pensate the owners of emancipated slaves in
the State of Missouri. Passed finally—yeas 49,
An set relating to actions of slander against
hUsband and wife. Passed seoond reading.
An act relative to directors of the poor of the
several counties of this Commonwealth. Pas
An act to authorize the Supreme Court and
the several courts of common please of this
Commonwealth, to renew anti extend charters
of incorporation. Passed finally.
An act relative to rate of interest. [Repeal
ing the act of 1858.]
An act to supply certain sections to the Pe
nal Code. Negatived.
An act relative to sheriffs' inquisitions, be•
ing a supplement to an act, entitled "An Act
relating to orphans' courts, and for other pur
poses. Refused to consider.
An act relating to elections of justices of the
peace and aldermen: Refused to consider.
An act relating to liens of common carriers
and others. Passed finally.
• 1160 00
• -A telegram from Limberg also confirms the
'GREAT &gram—The Confederate loan has
been very successful; biddings closed on the
21st. and the total is expected to exceed L15,-
000,000. On Saturday, after official hours,
the loan was quoted at 8 / 6 41 premium.
PARIS, March 21.—Bourse firm, 09f. 250. for
LIVERPOOL, March 20.—Broadstuffs market
has a downward tendency.
Provisions market still declining.
LONDON, March 20.—Consols for money 92
0,92 i. • .
FORTRESS MONROE, April 2.
The flag of truce boat Metamora arrived last
evening from City Point with upwards of 400
exchanged Union prisoners, and departed this
morning for Annapolis with the prisOners.
She brings nothing new from the South.
Gen. Busteed arrived here this morning
frem Yorktown,' on his way to New York.
Qen. King is assigned to the command at York
town for the present. •
Gen: Keyes is to relieve Gen. Dix fora few
days, while the latter goes hope to recruit his
health, Which has beep itapaired:by his ardu
ous duties in this depattnient:
ROUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.-
REPORTS FROM COMMITTEES.
An act relating to foreign attachments. Re
fused to consider.
An act relating to evidence. Refused to con
An act relating to sureties. Refused to con
An act to repeal so much of the act of April
2, 1846, as requires money and accounts not
at interest to be taxed. Refused to consider.
An act in relation to sheriffs' costs. Refused
An act for the suppression and destruction
of counterfeit bank notes. Negatived.
A supplement to the general election laws.
Pendeng the discussion of this bill the House
Mr. REX moved that the House take up and
consider the bill, entitled "An act providing
for the payment of money by those who con
scientiously .scruple to bear arms." This was
agreed to, and the bill was read, as follows:
Sec. 1. Be it enacted, .tc., That those persons
who conscientiously scruple to bear' arms, and
who have been or who may be required to do
so, shall each pay the sum of $3OO as an equi
valent for personal service, the same to be
paid to the county treasurer of the respective
counties, who shall pay the same into the State
treasury ; and, on failure of any person' to pay
as aforesaid, the same shall be collected as
debts of like amount are by law recoverable.
Mr. BAINE moved the following substitute:
-See. 1. That those who took an oath that
they had conscientious scruples against bear
ing arms under the draft of militia in 1862,
shall each pay directly into the State Treasury
the sum of $lOO within sixty days after the
passage of this act ; And on failure to do so the
State Treasurer shall collect the same by due
course of law : Provided, that those who, after
the draft took the oath, shall pay a fine of
Sec. 2. That at any State draft of militia
hereafter made no person shall be required or
permitted to take the oath that they have con
scientious scruples against• bearing arms until
after he has been drafted, when, by the pay
ment of $3OO into the State Treasury, he may
have his discharge.
`Mr. KAINE stated that the provisions of this
amendment did not apply to a draft by the
After a lengthy discussion, Mr. JACKSON
moved to refer the whole subject to a select
committee of five members, to report next
Monday. Agreed to.
Mr. VINCENT moved the House now con
eider the bill, entitled "A further supplement
to an act entitled 'An Act to establish a system
of free banking in Pennsylvania.' "
This bill was discussed at great length by
Messrs. KAINE and VINCENT, and the bill
passed finally. Adjourned.
LATEST BY TELEGRAPH.
LATER FROM EUROPE
HALIFAX, April 3.
The Canada has arrived from Liverpool with
dates of 21st, and telegraphic advice:; to the
POLAND,--Thefollowing is the latest from
Poland, indicating a severe reverse to the re
Cascow a -Mtrch 20.—The insurgents are ral
lying at Vizlitza, commanded by Somecoreki.
Pima, March 21.—Dispatches received at the
Russian embassy confirm the defeat of Lan
giewiz, who has been conveyed to Luinover.
The insurgents lost 400 killel, and 54 were
FROM FORTRESS MONROE.
Breadknife unchanged. Flour sales email: at
s6e6 25 for superfine, $0 60@6 75 for extra,
s7@ / 7 75 for family, and sB(x3B 75 for fancy.
Email sales of rye flour at $6, and corn m eal
$4. Receipts of wheat small arid it is in
moderate request, with sales of 7.000 bus red
at $1 65@1 70, and white $1 65®1 90 R ye
Bells on arrival at $1 10. Corn is in fair re.
quest and 6,000 bus sold at 89c for yellow, gi
®92 for white. Oats are active at 800. Cores
firmer, sales of Rio at 81®33. Sugar aoa
molasses better. Provisions steady ; new mess
pork $l6 50016, and old $l4. Lard advanced
to 11 o. 800 bbls Ohio whisky sold at. 48e.
New Yogic, April 3.
Cotton quiet at 750. Flour dull at. 6®loe.
lower; sales of 6,000 bbls. at $6 50@6 65 for
State $7 80@7 40 for Ohio,. and $7 50®7 75
for southern. Wheat declining and quotations
nominal; red $1 70@,1 78, Milwaukie Club
$1 63®1 65. Corn 10. lower ; sales of
25,000 bushels at 90@92c. Mess pork un
changed. Whisky dull at 470.
Stocks are lower. Chicago And Rock Island
92j; Cumberland coal 1171; Michigan south
ern 984; N. Y. Central 112 k, Missouri G's 105 ;
American gold 153; Demand Notes 153; Trea
sury 7 3-10's (February and August,) 105:1!
(Ogtober and April,) 104 i; United States cou
pons, 1881, 105 t; One year certificates,' 98.
After the board gold sold at 1534.
BALTIMORE, April 3.
Flour quiet and drooping. Wheat active,
and red advanced I@2o. Corn dull; white
93®940; yellow 94®96c.. Whisky steady.
Provisions dull and inactive.
TWENTY DOLLARS REWARD.-
Was dole!) from the stable of JOHN HENNY, in
Jeff.rson township, Berke county, on the night of Wed
nesday, Aprii 1, 1853, a GREY MORSE, eight years
old, with a wart on the lift fore leg (inside) above the
knee, a wart on the left hind leg below the knee, and
branded on the hoof of the left fore foot with the letter
X There was also stolen at thp same time a SADDLE
mad BRIDLE. The above reward will be paid for the
recovery of the horse arid the detection of the thief.
Commissioner of the bernvilt4 Horse Comp.
Bernville, Berks county, April 4, 1863-apt-d2twlt*
ORTON'S UNRIVALL ED GOLD
111 PEN.-FIRST QUALITY WARRANTED.
NONE FETTER IN THE WHOLE WORLD.
A GREAT LUXURY!
PHRSONS in want of a superior and really good GOLD
net Will find with me a large assortment to sated from,
and have the privilege to exchange the pens until their
hand is perfectly suited. And if by fair means the Dia
mond points break off during twelve months, the pur
chaser shall have the privilege to select a new one,
without any charge.
I have very good Gold Peso, made by Mr. Morion, not
warranted, in strong diver-plated oases, for $1,111.26,
For sale at SOILIFFEIVS BOOKSTORN,
No. ig Market Street, Harrisburg, Pa.
WWINDOW SHADES of linen, gilt
v v bordered; and PAPER BLINDS of an endless
varliti of designs and ornamente • also, CURTAIN
PIWURES and TASSELS at very low prices. Call at
THE FINEST STOCK OF PHOTO
'. GRAPH ALBUMS, PORT FOLIOS, CARD-OASRS,
rINMET-800103, for asl4 at
THE NATIONAL ALMANAC AND
ANNUAL RECORD for DEC for sale at
WALLPAPER, BORDERS, &c., &c.,
gold yet at last year's prices, without a. , .v advance.
' At SCHEFFER , B BOOKSTORE.
y AMES! YOU KNOW WERE YOU
I A can get tine Note Paper, Envelopes, 'Flatting and
Wedding Cards ? At SOMPPER'S BOOKSTORE.
WRITING FLUIDS.—BOSS" Ameri
can Writing Fluid, a splendid ink, at 62 cents
&Ts= 'eoraln w
bian' 4 lF2lll7 i l 'iLi t it" e LAVrVel i tltt
BUSEIFIELIVB Ink, Copying Ink, Carmine and Red
Inks of , the beit quality, Blue Ink, Mucilage. &c.,
B"s'A ME R I C AN WRITING
FLUID,. equal if not superior to Arnold's English.
Fluid, and only 62 cents per quart bottle. '4
OR SALE—That valuable Lot on the
Ju corner of Liberty and Second streets. Also, a
House and Lot on North street.
FOR RENT—Two Rooms in the Exchange Bonding.
Enquire at the Bronx Rouse. 3 ) apt-3t*
FOR, RENT—The Store Room and
Dwelling in Market square, between Colder's stage
office and Felix's confectionary store. The dwelling
contains nine rooms. There is a good stable on the lot.
Any person wishing to rent will call at the dry goods
store corner of Second and Walnut streets. apt-dtf
WANTED—SOMETHING NEW ! Employment!
Employment! Male and Female Agents wanted
in every town and city in the United States. $2O to $4O
per month can be made, and no humbug. Business easy
and respectable. It requires a very small capital, and
will not interfere with other employment. This is no
book agency or humbug of any kind. No person will
regret having sent for this information, let his employ
ment be what it may. Null particulars given to an who
inclose Tay CENTS, and address HARVEY BROWN & CO.,
Amoskeag, N, 8, Mr26-d6tw4t*
ROBBERY OF ADAMS' EXPRESS.
FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS REWARD.
Runic:me, blnob 19,1853.
The safe of the A damcExprees Company was robbed
on Wednesday night between Baltimore and Ranh
burg. It contained various sums of money in currency
and gold, a large number of United States certificates
of indebtedness, United States five-twenty bonds, and
cheeks of the United States Treasurer on the Assistant
Treasurer of New York, puyable to the order of the
Adams Express Company. A reward of Five Thousand
Dollars is offered by the Company. Tbe_public are re
ferred to the list of the numbers of the hands and cer
tificates published by the Company, and are cautioned
not to negotiate any of them
Four United States Certificates of Indebtedness $5,-
000 each, numbers 21,449, 21,450, 21,451, 21.453.
48 United States Certificates, of $l,OOO each :
Nos. 69,342, 59,343, 59,844.
' No. 59,19 D,
Nos. 59,203, 59,204, 59,265, 59,208.
• Nos. 59,200, 59,201, 59,202.
Nos. 59.148, 59,149.
Nos. 59,148, 59,147.
Nos. 59.131, 59,130, 59,129.
Nos. 59,947, 59,248.
Nos. 59,190, 59,191, 59,192, 59,193.
Nos. 59,332, 59,333, 59,334, 59 935.
Nos. 59,338, 59.318, 89,319.
Nos. 69,320, 59,321, 59,322, 69,323, 59,224.
Nom. 59 317, 59,325.
Nos. 19.302, 59,803, 59,804, 59,305.
Nos. 58,979, 59,068, 59,089, 59,070.
Ten 5-20 United States Bonds, Nos. 18,179 to 18,188
The following checks of F. F. Spinner, Treasurer of
U. S., on Assistant Treasurer, New Yor, payable• to
the' order of the Adams Express Company
Check No. 856, for $lOBO, for ac. G. M. Felix, Cincinnati ,
" j 859 " 2098 13 " J. Ba T. Gibson, "
855 " 1080 " Conrad & Wagner,
" 866 " 450 . 4 Wilson & Ha yden s.
" 865 14 1220 "A. Behloa,
" 864 " 5015 15 " Bh Hite & Co.,
" 867 " 404 " Gen Jon,.
" " 483 87 " W Wagner &Co "
• a 858 " 2645 " Morton, St. Louis.
" 161 1507 40 " P. F. Barry, "
The public are cautioned not to negotiate any of the
above bends or certificates.
HENRY SANFORD, Superintendent
Adams'. Express Company.
ME v WAIITED.—One first rate Cabi
net Maker and two or three good laboring men
wanted. Steady work and molt gav every two weeke.
Apply at the trur3l-I.w . E A GT. w WORKS.
BLINDS & SHADES.
B. J. WILLIAMS, No. 16 North Sixth street, Phila
delphia, Manufacturer of
YENETIAN BLINDS and
tri- The largest and finest assortment in the City, s.t
the lowest prices. Blinds painted and trimmed equal
to new. S'ore Shades made and lettered. mai-grad
LOOKING GLASSES, of all sorts and
A iZPS, at WARD'S,
mar23-2w 12 North Third street.
MINCE PIES 1 - - =Raisins, Currants,
MIL Citron onion, .Lemone j Cider. Wino, Brandy and
aura, for sale by WM. DOCK, jr., & Co.
FOR SALE—A House and Lot on
Sixth street, near State. Enquireat the Exchange
Office of S. L. M'CITLLOCIFI.
28 Meihet street,
Where the highest price is always paid ter GOLD