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THURSDAY MORNING, MAY 21 1868.
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NOVINBEA 22, 31162.'
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80 4Viltia YdrPlinio. As trims in thong
Vent Ski•entionsed to take Advertisements and
IlkOneriptiona'ftii m Itenr Loteesti
To 'THE PUBLIe.
PATRIOT mu) UNION and snits business
- ,ippirutions will hereafter be conducted exclu
'slimily by O. Damn= and T. Gt. PDXEROT, un
der the firm of O. Bazaar/ & Co., 'the connec
tion of H. F. M'Reynolds with amid establish
ment haring ceased on the 20th 'November, inst.
Tan Cincinnati Conanertial, an administra—
tion..paPei, in reference to a recent speech of
Wendell Phillips, says:
, "We conclude that the East wind is no lon
ger wholesome for Phillips. The Gulf breeze
is needed as a restorative of reason. There is
SD airy asylum at the Dry Tortugas, the virtue
of which might prove efficacious in a case of
Commenting on the Commercial's remarks the
Cleveland. Dealer observes:
dis We diSagree with the principle of regula
tlnglree speech, but if it it law, we should like
it to apply to other people besides Democrats."
The Plain Xtealir right—freespeeoh should
not be restrained in a Republican government
—it is the vital principle of liberty ; when it is
suppressed, or "regulated," as the term is,
liberty dies. Hut we notioe this fast r. the ad
:ininistration that -is brave enough to attempt to
suppress the free steech of Veniocrats is' too
cowardly to interfere against Wendell Phillips
aid other avowed traitorous Abolitionists.
Ltmits of Discossion.
- The Cleveland Plain Dealer, in some remarks
on the disposition of the administration to per
iniiiihe''lltmost limits to discussion so far as the
Itholjtiqn*ta are concerned, andixestrio them
only In - :reference to Democrats, sensibly ob-
"Am, we come, to this, the Perm-racy are
to he practically &franchised in this country.
If ,thity Are; we Aare. ,to remark that
they deserve to lie. Whet men tamely . submit
to be 'curtailed of the vital privileges of free-,
men, they ishould, put on their brass collars and
swot pretend to .be treernen. , There is a con
nervitive element in — the 'Republican party
which is as vitally interested in meeting these
assaults Upon Amirican liberty as wo are—
that is the Girande element,. If we fall, it falls
~likewise. Its Jacobin confederates will throt
tle it, if they succeed in thiottlirig us. We
both warn and Implore that body 'of our fellow
citizens to.utter its proteit 'ajainst these odi
ous discriminatiots, alike foreign to the spirit
of our institutions and the presperoos devel
opement of the country." 1,
A !Mapco for Lincoln.
Has onr respectable President ever turned a
"leuf in the study of human nature? Was he
iii.#lAcked,Over the ' volumes that have been
isfittioa) Fscordhig the history of rulers and the
.rise and, fall of empires t- If he has not, we
delMotetidlhe Usk to him vow. Late as it is,
- ge - advantage.. of
it may _ e coons
.tskaltoptha', paiiiinCatuilihe will disoover that
• mo prime or president ever permanently. eug
-beibd who out himself up in oilpolition to the
.pilll , intersts of , the.peopleover, Whom it
..trap his, *tune deetiny to rule. Having
-41 lowered: this fact, whiah he Ishould• regard
'as very important, he will only have to Pate
' Phi* Itimilelf slightly to learn: that he has,
• f; l eat:i j lte - heginzilpg, either intentionally or un
intentionally, set the public will end interest
stihkftsuativandi has.been rating.this people,
with aTbil 'of iron instead of . a wand of down.
truth dis, Co - ered, he will leatn.by a Hole
Miro .patient that his only, chance of
escape from infamy consists in an immediate
i"'enunciation of Ws arbitrary policy and the
intrriluCtion new system basedepon con
. Stitutionstptinciples and public opinion.
p The Cane of C. L. Vallandlgham
- -the administration - permit this man, Val
' landigham, to'be conveyed to Fort Warren and
janiOnuied there, for a long or short term., un- .
der the -authority of the- military court by
Vidal' he 'was tried, convicted and sentenced,
ibay will be guilty of a wrong against the
personal freedom of every citizen, which can
never be forgiven to them or their deecendants.
_They will=by tsctitly, or . ethendoe, permit-
Ong that militiry Court to carry out its sea
lanne.SESlLlnit ntlizen not amenable to their
jiniediction, and: guilty, of no crime against
thi) law-4itvdniniunitted a crime against lib-
AO 5 4 5. citizen; worthy of the hame, can
overlook, and which must, sooner or later, in
volve them all in irretrievable ruin.
' Whet'l!' l nre we, American citizens, to be
seized et' ilie.pleatutre of every military district
titilpOttili t el is deftanee of the fundamental
and .taints; lewe-..-seized at the hour of mid
night, by armed men, carried before an armed
military court, eonstituted in defames of the
civl law, tried and convicted of imaginary
offenses. and sentenced to imprisonment, exile,
Is this to he so, and no voice raised
Forbid it Heaven! Forbid it men of Amer
ica, if ye yet are meal
What cravens must we be! what cowards,
dastard!, to witness so gross an infraction of
our liberties, without raising our voices in
earnest and solemn protest against the act!
An act which, if patiently tolerated, con-
Am t i s all to an eternity of infamy which
*ma: amid earn who were not emoted to 1)0
Think of it, fellow-citizens! Look at the
entwiniy. Of As, sot!.
A aitisea of. Oblo, one who stood, like Saul
as the prophets,- s hetui and shoulders
taller than hie fellows, one who bad been hon
ored' by his felioir-ceissens, and occupied a
place lathe llathuisithwereMient only lower
than the President Whaler, le seised by a
Mere; adman . Winer-4. man Of little or no
''aissillisuce—end consisted tot military pd.
somPiroiesi indefinite term, whei the record of
the smut shows that be had been guilty of no
elf Wide knows to the dell lax.
That ancient philosopher and law-giver was
wise, indeed, when he said that that was the
best form of government, where an injustice
committed against,, _ meanest. eizetl4ll,,
considered itiqnlnry "J .
What are we, then, who Dave bi*.edti*te ,
in the law oriibltm—whatisire witi ; Whok4
stincts should, at least, be all ott freedom, if
we forbear to express our disapprobation of
this military usurpation, and hold the civil
administration of the inhintry responsible for
its actual fulfilment'?
A fellow-citizen of the United States has
been wrongfully seized, , tried, convicted and
sentenced by a military court, having no legal
jurisdiction of the case, and, we are told by
telegraph, is now on his way to Fort Warren,
to suffer the imprisonment to which he was
Fellow!citizens Of'Penitsylvania, mark what
we 'sly, andmark it well—if this thing is -en
durea—if this gross outrage upon civil liberty
is permitted, without your solemn protest and
earnest remonstrance, you nor we are longer
fit to call odrselves citizens of a free country.
THE TWENTY4OIIRTH WARD ELECTION
gnAUDEI.—Our court reports yesterday told the
story of the result of the trial of the dishonest
election officers in the Twenty-fourth ward,
who gave a certificate of election to a candi
date who was not elected, and this enabled him
to secure a seat in City Council, and, in fact,
defeated the will of the entire community in
the selection of important departments of the
City government. The offending officers were
yesterday sentenced to fine and imprisonment,
and the law under which they were elected
disfranchises them for a period of seven years.
This punishment, although severe, le well mer
ited. The false certificate was not given them,
by mistake or misapprehension; the returns
plainly, shoWed that Mr. Isaac Leech .was • not
elected; A m i t A im min, wi th a full knowledge
of the fraud they were committing,,impudently
handed over tb Leech the paper be was not en
titled to'. • Leech, at the" ithe, acknowledged the
- bold fraud, and declared that he-would not be
made &party to it by using the false. paper ;
but when the ten days had elapsed within tohich4l
was neeessa4 to contest his right, 'he elaimed and
obtctined a *eat in Vontmoit CounCit; upon the pa
per *kith 'he Avon to be fraudulent, and-for for
il.infi?wlitich the suilty-election officers have been
deprpred of , their citizenship and sent to the
cell of a prison.--Phileidelphica Beelletig.
If the facts stated here ere correct, the MAR
convicted deserve the punishment to: which
they were consignedan;l, if teach would ,
take our advice, he. would immediately resign
and retire train a situation to which he has no
legal claim. We have preached honesty in
and we mean T lL If any, of
political brethren offend they sha, not 'escape
censure from ns.. No man should receive pub,
lie countenance, who commits either a moral or ,
political fraud, until he shows 'sinc e re
toms of repentence.
GENERAL HALLECK'S PLAN:
The ,New York Iffirjd thinks Gen, Halleck
planned-the late battles in Virginia. It says;
We assume at the start that the. campaign
'was malted out in Washington before it was
undertaken, from`the fact that it embrsiced a,
co-operative movement on the part of the for
ces •not under General Hooker's 'control; in
deed, it is clear, from what has -taken place,
that Halleck and not ,HOoker has been the
General-in-Chief in this movement against the
rebel capital. His visit to General Peck, at
.Sittfolk, and General Keyes, at Fortreinf Mon
roe; previous to the opening of ' the campaign,
shows that - be personally attended to the - gen
erid. movement, and arranged, as far as possi
ble, its details in advance. -- General Hallech'e
plan embraced four -separate-movements ; one'
by General, Hooker, west of Fredericksburg, to
flank , that, pollition- and, menace the road. to
Gordonsville ; another by ,Gineral„Sedgwick
south of Fredericksbnig . to menace the direct
read to Riahmond 1 a thiril by General' Keyes
or Din to threaten the rebel capital itself; and
a fourth. by General Stoneman to. destroy the
railroads and. bridges between Lee's army and .
Ittchmond. General Halleck seems to have
riaiibued that Lee would not dat4 mass b l his
- forties on the Rappliliannock;and leave - Rich ,
mend- undetelnied;'and: that if he didtlae de
structien.of the rearbads in his rear and -the
cutting off of his communication would allow
General Keyes to • oecupy 'the' rebel capital
while General Iloolter was-fighting him bn the
Rappahannock. iThe movenients of the right
and left wings:of . the,psiert.army werealearly
based npon the 'theory 'Chat Lee would not
fight, but retreat to avert' the consequences
of a daalPttpian RiCKmOnd by - Gen: Keyes.
Hence General Hooker, when he uroosed,
. did not even attempt to ,provoke' a -fight, but
quietly entreuche,d himself 'near the Gordens
vile road, eakiefied 'that all lee would dire do
would 'be make -a feigned Minot, under
cover of which he'would attempt to escape.—
Then the two wings of the Union army were
to advance in pursuit. Bat here is where the
plan miscarried. 'lee may not have known
what was going on behind him, or of the dan
ger of Richmond ; or, if he did, was confident
of his ability to defeat Hooker's army, and save
Richmond afterwards. So, witita celerity and
boldness that kris had no parallel in this war,
be first crippled Hooker; using his whole
army to do it. Thie• was on' Saturday and
SUnday ; and then, on Monday, drove, our left
wing, under Sedge:tick, back ecr o ss the,river,
with great less. On Tuesday, amid the storm,
he commenced his- retreat, and a strfficient
force must have reached Richmond. by Thais
day or Friday at . furthest to preserve it against
any; army at the disposal of General Keyes...- :
The latter could not have moved toward Rich
mond before Friday, as he was waiting for
reinforcements at Vititite'House on Wednesday.
The failure to capture Richmond, therefore,.
was a miscalculation as to time. Had Gen.
Keyes' force been at West Feint on Monday
he could easily have taken it with 20,000 men,
as the cavalry reconnoissance on that day
proves the city to have been without a force to
defend it. Net only could Richnloud have
been taken, bat held, as the capture of Fort
Darling would have placed that city ,at the
mercy cd;a gunboat.
STARTLING TELEGRARH.-13aturagy night's
dispatches convey - the alarming intelligence
that our army lost, in killed and wounded, more
than .1,2,000 men ! ! in the late battles on the
Rappahannock, besides prisoners, 24 pieces of
artillery, and large iv/amities of ammunition,
and that a /ow majority of general officers de
sire a new. commander.
So the truth begins slowly to percolate
through the official 'atoll., and the people begin
by claim degrees to realize the magnitude of
the disaster they have suffered by trusting to
hired horse-jockeys like Wilkes, and mercenary
Pharisees like' Forney,
Let us now at last take warning, put Gen.
Welellan at the bead of the army which ido
lizes him, restore Pitt /oho Porter, discard the
Abolition Jacobins, and turn our attention
away from the Chicago platform to the Con
etitutlini of the United Steen. and the eau.
Lion of the ITaion.— Clev•Und Plaindealtr.
ANOTHER JACKSON Rein.*--Tunt afternoon a
newsboy, in the absence of exalting news
wherewith to stimulate purchasers, went
through the street crying out; "'Nether raid
brigronewall Jackson :" An eielied gentle ,
man stopped bim with "I thought Jackson was
dead 1" "Well, so be is ; but his ghost is
makin' this 'ere raid."-- Washinsrtott
THE PARTISANS OF A r :` Ritzetiirt. -
It is notieWrle that the - only_ pails?' whiqh
Aefetid lb° *rest of Vallandipham,:pla:the
'mock "Coatittive" jouesijaVniiitterest
of WO. ILlard. The
they Are Opt and vitu erla nfn v C their
- allusions tiilige party orrebead.*f*e,k4rq,'
in their denunciations of tome
test against this kidnapping E" hie
men in their beds, and trying and punishing
them under, the military code_
The revival of the system of arrests is an ex
periment of Seward Mid Stanton - , who &dire to
see how far they can try the public patience
and forbearance. Last fall, they lost the great
Central States of New York, Pennsylvania,
New Jersey and Ohio, upon this very question.
The voice of the people rebuked them, and they
have ever since resented it. They are now
trying to see how far they can defy it.
The "conservatism" 'which the Secretary of
State patented, was alwF.ya of 4 spurious char
acter. It does not improve by use. It was. ,
but one of the many false pretences upon which
he and his clique have, from time to time,
prolonged a vicious 'political existence. We
are not sorry to see the bubble burst, and if
the impostors are ended with the imposture,
so much the better.
This system 'of ,government repression of
discussion begins to operate in other w lye than
upon Democrats. We notioe that a meeting
called in St. Louie, to recommend the removal
of Halleck, was forbidden by the military
commander of the district, Gen. Davidson, or
rather he allowed the meeting, but forbid the
discussion of this topie.
His order, a gem in its way, embodied this
injunction in these 'words:
I have to say that so much of the object of
your meeting es refers to recommending 'to
.the President the. dismissal. of Major-General
Halleck from the chief command of the army,'
disapproied 'by me, the military corn
mender of - this city•and district, and mast be
discarded.from ythir ditidioniions• on that day."
The meeting; hOirevii, iettsei tb heed this
Military Censorship. indeed it openly defied
it.. One of the Speakers, Casper Butts, a Ger
" The Ainerican nation has a great humani
tarian object to carry out. Who will do it ?
The people. Dwarfs sit at the helm of the
vessel. A • giant propels the engines. The
giant is the people—and this giant will speak
to-day. [Cheers.] " Come what may, ihe peo
.ple will maintain free speech. [Cheers.] I
.do not come to Orme any man—but I will speak
against, the system , which ruins, us.. If the
Presidetit endangers the safety of the Com.'
Intonweilih by listening to bad advice, it is the
duty of the people 'to tipeak—to'speatend act.
g , The time for words has passed, we will
have to apt4and
. H the, people raises its arms
may, the, guilty parties dread its anger.(Con
tinued Cheerinv) I do not sPeak revolution,
I weak for the right of free speech. ' (Cheers.)
There is One man—(Halleck.:. Continued cries,
4o,walloith.go//eck.).• Have you not the right of
free speech? (Tes I , doirn with Halleck , !)
,is yoUr ditty—(re will 'do it)—to express your
sentiinents - against !Meek; He =is tke Me.
Phistophelea who misleads Lineoln. Why
should we mot solemnly express here at. St.,
Louis, that ~H` , W. Halleck, the, present Com-
Mander-id-Chef; does not enjoy the confidence
Of lite' people. (Contintied eheering.)' It is,
easy to prosecute good men, but the people
have ;the Mile. of justice, the people,are with
Fremont, Butler . and Sigel. (Cheering, loud
and continued.) 'lf the people speak; they
Mint be heard. Our Undivided country first
And everything else next, arid in maintaining
this we will speak freely. Two years ago this
day, the Germans have shown what they can
do with their fists; to-day they raise their
voice and it must be heard. The Camp Jack
son affair , foreshadowed the great events that
have followed. Poland, after sixty years of
oppression, rises again, the United States will
not sink after a struggle of two years?!
The system of governmental repression and
Military censorship over discussion will not
lone count Democrats alone as its victims. nor
:Democrats alone, as its ,vigorous opp9nents.
The Men at Washington who are reviving the
system of 'arbitrary arrests, had better note
, the'faCt. - - - =.elibiney Argus.
, Ciainnsores OrmoN or MO SOUTIC-4t one
off tkostvaoons given at New Orleans to the
heroes ,of the late cavalry raid, Colonels Grier
ion and 'Prince, a corkeepti , ndent gives'tbe fol
lOWin`ertina'rke froni both • Offaclera. Gritrson
said , s In passing2throug.h. the Confederacy, I
,have had a good epp.ortunity. to, form a correct
,its strength. • That strength has
been Over-estimatid. They hay.e. 'neither the
striates nOr the resOurcei we - have given , tham
credit .fdr,' and swe have been greatly deoieved
in roger d-.toth , e mow; and ?Amor of tits rebels , .
PassingAhrough thpi.r.pountry,,(and the pas
; sage was
,not a very difficult one,) I found
thousands' of`gOtlii Irnion men, who are ready
and•aneens to return to' their allegiance the
moment they can ,do so •with safety to them,
selves and families. They will rally around the
old flag ht scores whenever Our army edvanceo.
I ootild have brought away a thousand with me,
who were amide-tie treeome—men whom I found
fugitives from their'howes, hid in the swamps
and forests, where they are bunted like wild
beasts by the rebel conscription officers with
bloodhounds. Having visited them in their
own 'homes, I have founded my belief upon
what I heard and saw there, that the day is not
far distant when we shall witness the downfall
of the rebellion."
Col. Prince followed, in his usually forcible
manner. In alluding to a remark which fell
from Mr. Day, respecting the united interests
of the North-west and South-west, he said,
with great emphasis . ; "We have come from
the West to your assistance, to put down trea
son, And in like manner we will always come
to your relief; when necessary, it matters not
who,may be the foe—foreign or domestic--
When the Mississippi is closed by hands hos
tile to the National Government, we of the
West will open , it with our hearts' blood, if
needful:' Yes, you may always count upon us.
Come as we may, btu we tode conic. We of Mi.
note have always looked upon the Mississippi,
the great Father of Waters, as our father, and
the people of the North-west, together with
thoao of the South-west, inuat have it for their
great highway of free communication with
A good anecdote is told of a Federal officer
who had been largely engaged in cotton spec
ulations. Falling sick, and becoming halt de
lirious from fever, the chaplain, fearing he
might die, was ursing him to repentance and
a preparation for Heaven. "Dear General,"
he said. "you will perhaps regales your march
ing orders soon, and you shou'd have your
armor on, ready to obey the order." Turning
over with a sigh, the General responded ; . 1 I
am always ready to net when the orders come,
but hew much cotton can I set there ?"
Tux Biehmond papers publish among their
killed and wounded, Lieutenant General Jack
son, dead ; Brigadier General Thomas, killed;.
General A. P. Bill, wounded; Brigadier Gen.
eral Patton, killed; Brigadier General Araow
an, wounded ; Brigadier General Beth, woun
ded; Brigadier General Nichols. wounded fhp d
leg amputated; Brigadier General Hope,
wounded. Every staff officer of A. P. Hill was
either killed: wounded or captured. half of
Jackson's staff shared the same fate.
Life must be prt tty.fatt.in some of our cities,
if we are to judge by the following item from
a cootemporary We feel bound to deny that
one of our lswyars put on his door, "'gone
bury my-wire;;; hour." be back , in half an But
candor oompea ua lo may that ODP of our Inm
barin g wiftrakititts, the last 1110 1 / 4 OPSA of his wife
OCOUITing in iltebusiest season, wagrawly able
to set in in time fur the second prayer at her
4 ` ; ` ANT'S OF THE DAY:
WASHINGTON, May 19.7—Gen. Grant, under
date of May 11, telegraphed to Gen. Halleck
as follows :
MY foroOgill be this evening as far advinced
Fu *teen Mile cregk, the left fitar,Dlack
4iilier,ll4_l4ikeading in line nearly cab& . and
iiefA r eialty can get without bringing on a
lehern'ingagement. I shall communicate
with Grand Gulf no more, unless it becomes
necessary to send a train with a heavy escort.
You may not hear from' me again for several
Gen. Grant also telegraphed Gen. Halleck,
from Raymond, Miss., on the 14th instant, as
M'Pherson took this placecm the 12th inst.,
after a brisk fight of more than two hours.—
Our loss was fifty-one killed and one hundred
and eighty wounded. The enemy's loss was
seventy five killed, ( buried by... us,) and one
hundred and eighty-six prisoners captured, be
sides the wounded. 14i'Pherson is now at
Clinton. General Sherman is on the direct
Jackson road, and Gen. M'Clernand is bringing
up the rear.
I will attack the State Capital to-day.
The following is a telegram from General
Hurlbut, dated Memphis, and received here
General Grant has taken Jackson. The Cap
itol is burned. From five to ten•=thousand
mounted men are concentrated near Okolona,
threatening an advance in the direction of the
Memphis railroad. A citizen jUst up from
Jackson reports that the enemy abandoned
Vicksburg on Sunday, marching on the ridge
northeast-to Livingston, whisk is twenty miles
northwest of Jackson.
MURFREESBORO', TENN., May 18.—It is said
that Gen. Bragg has received reinforcements
of three brigades; but it is also asserted that
the same troops had gone to the aid of Vicks
burg. The forces alluded to are lie brigades
of General Churelkilejust exchanged ; General
Gist's, from Charleston, and General Walker,
from' SaVannah. [General Walker was defeated
by Grant at Mississippi Springs,] Certain it
is that all their; troops passed Weston or about
May.l2. _ . _
MITRFREESBORO 7 , May is suspected
that General Bragg'S late 'demonstration'on our
immediate , front was to cover a movement of a
part. 'of his , forces to reinforce 'Vicksburg.—
Nothing, however, is positively known as to
the actual withdrawal of troops front General"
The three brigades reported as reinforcing
Vicksburg under General •Toe Johnson are pro
bably those of, Churchill; Gist. and Walker, no
ticodas, moving 'Fest about the, Oak. ,„
Colonel Dodge,. from Tuseutnbia,,says there
is but little doubt of reinforoements-fot Gen
eral Pemberton Mita Geagia and Charleston..
General Hurlbtit, telegraphs that hejeirns
from rebel :sources that- General Grant hes
burned the State House of Mississippi. The
diepateh is so worded that it leaves u s ` in'
whether the city, of Jackson, or only:,the State
Rouse,, is destroyed. .
LOUISVILLE, KY., May 19.—With the,,excep
tion of eleven small regiments, under General
Morgan, on-the south side of the Cumberland
river, headquarters here discredit an the re-,
ports, of rebel forces , attempting the, invasion
of Kentucky, at►d think the diopatobee from
Mount Vernon, Somerset and elsewhere come
from rebel sources, and designed to prevent the
Federal forces from reinforcing Roseorans, or
invading East Tennessee. ,
The following is-a report of the killed and
wounded in the Pennsylvania 16Gth, near
BiaCk Water, May 175, 1863: Francis Crook,
killed ;. Philip, Hoover, killed; -- Phillips,
killed; George Shoneita, wounded in hand;
Moses liess, , wounded . in hand ;- Martin Kerr,
wonnded in leg; Lewis Ranhouser, wounded
is hand'; genreNilloy, wounded in ankle.
The follOwittg' general orders, as they embrace
two distinguished Pennaylvania cavalry regi
ments, will be read with interest:"
lINADQUA/ r .tTARSTINSX CAVALRY DIVISION,
AXOCr OF r#B - P0T0m50 3 1113210 3 1863.
MORAL No. 27.
The general , : commanding takes • this occa
sion to 'ootarnenddhe conduct of the 2d brigade
and Martin's ;611t independent New York bat
tery, in the late engagement near Chancellor-
The•distingushed gallantrrofthe Bth Penn
sylvania regiment in charging the head of the
enemy's column, advancing• on the • llth
corps, on the evening of the 2d inst.; the,
heroism of the ath•New York regiment in out
tingits way bank to our lines through treble
its force of the enemy's cavalry, on the Ist
inst., and the coolness lisplayed by the 17th
Pennsylvania regiment in •rallying .fugitives,
and supporting the batteries (including Mar
tin's) which repulsed the enemy's attack under
Jackson, on the evening of the 2d inst., have
excited the highestiadmiration.
These noble feats of arms recall the glorious
days oitt Middletown, Boonslhoro, , Antietam,
Mitrtinsburg, Upperville' Barber's; and Amos
ville, where the lst'briga ' lle shared with us the
triumphs of victory, and they will now, while
exulting in this , success, Pitt in sorrow for the
brave who have Mien.
The gallant MeVicar, the generous, chivalric
Keenan. with one hundred and fifty killed and
wounded from your mall numbers, attest to
the terrible eainestless that animated the
midnight conflict of the 2d of May.
• A. PLEASONTON,
Brigadier General Commanding_
By t elegraph;yesterday afternoon :
From Newbern we have intelligence to the
17th_ The troops wore in'excelleut health, and
Gen. Foster was completing his fortifications.
BALTIMORE, May 20.—The following dispatch
was received here to-day :
WINCHESTER, VA., May 20.—T0 Maj. Gen.
Schenck : My cavalry bad a skirmish with the
rebel cavalry to- day six miles from here. We
killed six and captured seven of them, inclu
ding a Captain and a Lieutenant. There were ,
no casualties> on our Bide. My cavalry are
still in pursuit.
(Signed,) B. H. MILROY, Maj. Gen.
CINCINNATI, MayAdighAttl WAS
last evening placed on board a gunboat now
anchored off the levee. His transfer to the
boat was very quiet and , attracted no crowd.
Thosewho saw Lim say he looked sober, sad
and mach broken down. He certainly goes to
Fart Warren q• by- what route I oannot say.
WASHINGTON, May 20.—The following has
been received at the Navy Department:
FLAGS. PRIP 0 1, 141PR4L •Plums,
Elmo* liViaan.a.rds, May 14, 1863.$
To Hon. Gideon Welke. 'Secretary of the Navy:
I have the honor to inform yon that I arrived
off the mouth of the -Red river on the morning
o f 4ie 4th, and on the 6th took possession of
Fort De Rnssey, about 8 miles from its mouth.
Oa the evening of the 6th I took possoosion of
the city of Alexandria, without opporition.
Gen. Banks arillived at Alexandria oa the eve
ning of the 7th. and I turned the _city over to
blot. ' (Signed). DAY/Ri D. rowan,
Rear Admiral. Commanding.
The *United States bark Roebuck captured,
an the 2d last, whilst attempting to run the
blockade, at St. Andrew's the British
schooner Emma Amelia, of 86 tone, loaded with
Wine, flour, &a.
THE POLISH SCYTHEMEN.—A letter !TOM
Cracow thus describes the dreaded scythemen
of the Polish Army: •
I believe the soldiers of Russia have the
credit ,of being to stand a bayonet charge
is welt tor batten than those of any other na
tion except One, iirhich.need not be particula
rized for the benefit of Etiglish readers. But
at close quarters the Russian !brinks from the
Polish scythe as from death Pena ; and when
ever it has been found possible to get the Kos
sanieri—in however small a number—within
something like reach of the enemy, the latter
'has turned and 'fled. This, after all, it not to
be wondered at. The Russian soldier, who is
only a Russian peasant, shaven, shorn and half
choked - in a tight military snit, is a. creature of
habit ; he had learned that to be skewered on
a bayonet is the sort of thing he has to expect,
and to which the men in his regiment have, in
a collective sense, long been accustomed. But
to be slashed in the face by people who turn
their reaping -hooks into sabres, and their
scythes into two edged swords, is more than he
ever bargained for, and he won't stand it
.On the other hind, the seythemen are said to
have become quite unmanageable when they
were, exposed for any length of time to the fire
of the Russittite, to Which they were, of course,
unable to reply. Accordingly r as a general
rule, they have been kept out of sight,,eitber
in ambush or behind ordinarY infantry, Until
the 'moment arrived for them to rush for Ward
and strike terror into the ranks of the Musco
vites. All the victories. gained ,by the insur
gents under the command of Langiewicz, (and
I can't think of an instance in which they were
really beaten,)'-ha've been decided by the ecYthe
men, or the Zouaves, or the scythemen and Zou
ayes in comMnation, and generally the scythe
men alone. At Skala, Langiewicz not'only led
the scythemen in person, but himself carried a
scythe, which he took up at the last moment
before giving the order to charge.
O: A: CHITt TS —The Foutli Ward
School Bomd Will' pay a premium or Thirty; toollous
fora plan and•specidivitions for a two-story - Brick Sehool
House, to be,erected on their lot on Fourth street The
Alive amount will be paid for the plan and Specifica
tions adopted, All MiceUiary information will be given
by calling on the committee Plane to be furnished by
the las of Tune. JACOB BOUSlllt,"Piesident.
GOOD COOK WANTED, to whom
gooit 7 4ige3 ie" g iven=- Loc i nfrw at
Beboud WarckEfonee, corner of ecozatand Coes-,
net, . • ' ' . • maygo-36e
.1 I IRST • PICNIC THE 'SINGING
. . . C
-- "EINTRAHT - "
ON N,OND,AY, M4.Y 25, 1868,
The Association his made ell irrintenienti aecesiary
to, inillre their friends and the pubho in general a plea
Omni! uses will run eiery holm fiom L:lfmnies resi
dence in Oheelmntstreet: •. .; . •
• Admission 25 cents. : • • •
: • U7l Ncrimpreper characters will be alinwed to.enter
the•giOundi. : A: HANEL,.
my2o St .• .. • . . gl ecr ef ax . r .
F.W A . T N,
Ia prepared . to Cement the exterior of Bnildings . with
the New. York Improved
Witter-rioof M4stic Cenient.
This Material' i'n'different frord'all Other Cements.
It forms a csolid, dnrable adhesivenersr,to.any sUrfee9 3
imperishable by the action, of water or frost. Every •
good building should be coated w;tli this Cement; it is
a perfect preserver to the walls, and makes a beautiful,.
fine finish, equal to Eastern brown sandstone, or any
Aneng others fpr whom I hate applied the Mastie
Cement, I refer tothe following.gentlemen:
3. Bissell; residence , Penn street, Pittsburg; finished
Elhoceberger, residence, Lawrenceville, finished
jimes BPoandlaes reaideriCe AllegheniCity,finished
Calvin klatus? rssicleune, Third :street, finished four
Roeveler, residence, Lawrenceville, finished four
toiii;"XisiiVreet;finistadtofir - Wari.
gen. Thomas DiabonVetreet i guiohod four
yeki• • „ • •
,8t 'Chalon Hofer and Gdrard'Honie, finished fire
Si thinning Gond Souse and Bank, !or Bar v & Moser,
ArchitectsitPlitabutt finisbcd fivi yearn_
Orders received at the . face of R WEldownek,,Paiot
Shop, 20 Seventh street, or please address
pisy/041 T.P,f• O. Box 13.A.iPittoburg, Po
CL A MA'TIO
" Harriebtirg,'May 140,•'1866. J
Witsrans, It the duty'of every citizen to
Lend"his.aiato the preservation of the public
,:whereas, the unlimited indis
criminate sale of intotiicating 'llqiiorti to a
large population must inevii ably lepti,te, serious
disorders and breaches of the peace; there
fore, it is hereby enjoined. on all tavern keep
ers and`retail dealer; +Atkin the liinite of the
City of,llarrisburg, - to close their bars' and
discontinue thethle:of.all intoxicating beve
rages, including lager beer, at six o'clock p.
in. of every . day irk - the week until further no
tice. A. L. Rp,UMFORT, Mayor.
The American Annual Oyclop:ells and Register of
Important Rvents of UV/Ltd be published by
ton & Co., will be -ready for delivery in June.
The very favorable recep'ion /riven to the volume for
the preeeding yedr has induced us to make spe r cial ef
forts in.the preparation of this - one. Its contents will
embrace the intalleetnal and; material progress of the
.year,. the important civil and political measures of the
Federal and State Governments r an accurate and minute
history of the struegles of the great armies and the
many battier, illustrated with mane of the country and
plane Of the battles taken from official copies; debates
of CongreFe, Oinnmdrce, Am': the progress of foreign
nations, the developments in science, the progress of
literature, mechanical inventions and improvements,
religious, faktistice ef the , vcorld, and biographical
sketches of emin.nt persons, deceased in 18132. The
contents to be arranged tin alphabetical ot•der, accom
parried witha meat extensile and complete index An
active, intelligent then 'wanted in every county to out.
Nina for tee work. ()hailers and subscription book
furnished on,application. Address
, J. F. isTRASBATIGIT,
Only agent for the counties of Dauphin ansi Onwner
land; and generiil agint for Pennsylvania. myll-2w
WANTED.-$75 A MONTH! — I went
IT to hit* Agouti} in,overy courkiT at $75 ii month .
expenses, paid, to sell my new cheap .Fantilk Sewing
Machines. Address, , • .S. MADISON,
r55.413m. Alfred, Maine.
ANTED.— $5O A MONTH ! W e
Y v want Atents at $6O a month, explmses paid, to
B en our .F vPrla.sting Pencils, Oriental Btfrnsrs, and
thirteen Other new, useful and endous articles, FHteen
cis-eta -re seat free, Ad.irtlP6,
md-d3m SHAW & CLASH, Biddeford, Maine.
Fw El-TWENTY UNITED STATES
LoAN;_oh.inero s , Col4- , T, Eby Co. are subscrip
tion agents To dispose of tbess bonds, who will sell them
at pat in some to snit putehasers.
The interest'on these bonds is six per cent., and will
be paid in Gold.
`UNDENSED MILK . —Just received
/ and Tor ado by WM DOOR jr., ft UO.
ANS' . AND SHOU f.DERS.--30,000
lbe prime It and :-0.000 lbs. Bacon Shoulder, for
'ease cheap ; by 42109 t EBY 4 KUNKEL:
A PYLES!! •
lb° BrSITELB PRIME APPLES just reoolll4 Ilad for
da.lo (Tory law) by n M DOOR, Jr., &
TBF NATIONAL ALMANA C . AND
ANNUAL RECORD. for 1868. tor Rafe at
O TICE.--Wht-reas Letters of A dmin-
I ietration, bore been granted to the sublicriber this
day, Os tho ratite of him late afro, rharlotto Et Reb
er e lite of tbe ellr fit litir; Ohmic, dectd. d eeniene
howl! g elanakageo,st the .M& - e of tee skid deekl wHi
.04*. o. mike theni!tnewa to the enbeeriber at his rota
donee in Mirketginare, In sale City.
Ida, 18, 11$03-sayl4-dlawilw*
RURKHART & ROBBINS,
LT BIIREART AND 81111NR.)
PHOTOGRAPH AND AMBROTYPE GALLERY i
Arcrth Third street; appa.ite the “Patnot and Tlitio n , ”
Office, Hrrrisburg, Pa •
DDRRITART & ROBBINS' have fitted up a spl ezwyd
new Gallery In Mamma's building, on Third 'street,
where they are prepared to take
PHOTOGRAPHS CARTES DE VISITE AND
• In all the improved styles. Particular attention given
to CARD PROTOGRA P RP. Alan on hand, a complete
assortment of GILT PRAMS, which they will sell at
very low prices Call sad examine specimens.
Cartes de Visite $2 50 per dozen
Vignettes 2 W.. ,do
Whole size Photographs in frames from from $2 to to,
a piece. -
BURKHART & RUBBiNg,
GREAT EXTERNAL REMEDY,
FOR RHEUMATISM, GOUT, NEURALGIA,
LUMBAGO, STIFF NECK AND JOINTS,
SPRAINS, BRUISES, CUTS & WOUNDS,
PILES, HEADACHE, and ALL RR EIT
MATIO and NERVOUS DISORDERS.
Dr. Stephen Sweet, of Connecticut,
The great Natural Bone Better.
Dr. Stephen Sweet, of Connecticut,
la known all over the United States.
Dr. Stephen Sweet, of Connecticut,
Is the author of ‘, Dr . Sweet's Infallible Liniment."
Dr.Sweetls Infallible Liniment
' Cures Rheumatism and never fails. ;
Dr. Sweet's Infallible Liniment
IS a certain cure for Neuralgia.
Dr. Sliveetls Infallible Liniment
Unreal:turas sadilloalds immediately.
Dr. Sweet's Infallible Liniment
Is the beet known remedy for Sprains and Bruises.
Dr. Sweet's Infallible Liniment
' Cures Heidadhe Immedtateli and was naver known
Dr. Sweet's Snfallible Liniment
At9 .2 .4'intoediate - relief for Pike, and eetdom fails
to cure: • .
Dr. Sweet's Infallible Liniment
Cures Toothache in one - minute.
Dr. Sweet's Infallible Liniment
(Wien Outs sad Wounds immediately and leaves no
Dr. - SUreetls It fallible Liniment.
Io theibent remedy for Borou in the known world.
Di. Swireet's Infallible Likilkkkent
Han been used by more than a million Feoide, and all
'praise It: . •
Dr. Sweet's Infallible Liniment
Is truly a " friend in need," and every family should
have it at hind. " •
Dr.. Sweet's Infallibl e liiniment
Is for sale by all Druggists. Price 25 cents.
RIONARDSON & Co% .
t Sole Proprietors, Norwielk o Ct.
For sale by all Dealers. ao2o ems. dikw
IMPORTERS OF WATCIiES,
NEW YORK, '
Have the Pleasure of announcing to their imuterons
'friends and patrons in the Army, that they are prepared
to fill orders and transmit paresis sr MAIL, with the ut
tneet'osre and promptitude.Wetehes so foiwarded are
registered; we take upon ourselves all riski; of *limper
talon, arid gnarAntee a safe deliver.r.
Improved Solid Sterling Silver Im ENGLISH
LEV.ERS, in got.d running order, and warranted ac
curate timepieces. This is an entirirnew.pattern, moo
expressly for America... Array cud Navy sale They are
manufactured in a very handsome manner. with Englieh
crown Mark, certifying their genuineness; all in all,
they ibrAkit most desirable Natoli, ; Frw.k Illus
-00, d liTtle§ ttf :Feb, 2/et i 433, Dart :•••••110BillitD41
LEMBITREI are becomlog proyerbial ,for their reliability
and accuritry, are particularly vatuable for offi
cers in the ermy.;and,travelers ,T he. price,is 'Uvular
_Trio Donuseir c ($72) per case of sis, , being - sbolit one
third the-emit of ordinary Vtisiilsll.-,l i evers,-wliiie they
will readily retail for a larger.price. gostage,per cam,.
TIMEKEEP.ERS, ger 4rnikSpecu
,latitql.--14. 46triy and avy. Gar f ahi, Of Phijadel•
pl ink ,. i n .it o yeppiinry number, says ThgTuiporta-
! P h u being a at h D a nl it s °Me' ° f New, a
serviceable *k4 ll7l l; t l e t h n agt
: an extremely.low6gpre.” .Superior aoe seskißsit -finish!
, t pecid4dlY tits mast toking novelties out! „gam m a retail
it prices from $2O to $,O each. Good ituitatio4 of both
ale! And - silvtr,with fattest sacred hands aed heizutifid
dials, with surerior regulated movement. sdld only by
the case of Mx of assortal , aesigns Pngraved and
superior ele'etrimilated with' gold. Sid iitiv4ipal l a, per
onto of nix, FORTY-EIGHT DoiLaMS, ($48.) Br
postate,sl'.9s per ease
'MAGIC' trvit OBSERVEitS, she Perfection
of Mechanism I--Bania 11UNTING aNn OpON, eAgn,
or Labe.% 6s amoms:weig's %VAT= • one wen ..wint re.
TENT SELF - WINDING- iNPROVISKINV—The Non' York 11,
, hostrateit News, the leading pictorial paper of,the Uni
ted Stiftes;in its issue of lan. 10thi Mai on page 147,
voluntarily says 1--" We have been shown a most plea l
ingnovel, of which th e
b HUBBARD BROS ,of New York,
are the s ol e importers. It ie .called the Magic Time
flbserver„ and is a Hunting and Open Pace Watch com
bined. One of the prettiest, most convenient. and de
cidedly, the beat and cheapeet timepiece for general sod
reliable use ever offered It has within it and connec
•te4 with its machinery, its own winding attachment,
rendering a key entirely unneccessazy. The cases or
this Watch are composed of two metals, the outer one
being fine 16 Carat gold.. It has tLe improved ruby ac
tion lever movement, and is warranted an accurate time
piece.” Price, aunerbly engraved, per case of half
dozen, $204 : Sample Watch} s, in neat mo occo boxes,
for those proposing to buy at wholesale, Pa, If Sent
by Mail the postage , is 30 cents. Detaels at $ l O O and
frP'We have no agents or circulars. Buyers must
deal with us.direct, ordering from this advertisement.
Tains Cask in adnattee RemittanCes may be made in
United States money, or draft payable to'ciur order in
this city. If you wish goods sent by mail, enclose the
amount nf the positage with your - order: Write your
address in full. Ilegtstered Letters only at our risk.
AAareed xranutct. k.tiO • ; InennThlifi s
East Cor. Nassau and John streets,
20,000,1b5. Composed of the followhig Brands
EVANS & SWlFT'S—Superior,.
MICIIINER'S EXCELSIOR—Not eanvarred.
IRON CITY—Not canvassed
PLAIN HAMS.—Strietly prime.
ORDINARY HAMS—Very good,
icr Every Haan sold will .be' guarant t atid 411 Xepreser
ted. mf M. DOOR Jr., & CO.
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
Office with Hon. David Miumna.jr., - Third strea,
above Market, Rarri*r4r,.
N. B.—Pension, Bounty and Military claims of all
kinds proseent d and collected.
Refer to Rona John O. Kunkel, DiFid Mumma,
and IL,A.Lainberion. ' edylli'd&wam
NIL PL US UI TR A .--A mi-eorrosive.
801100. and COMMERCIAL. ELASTIC PEN!—
This celehret-4 Poi will net goriest, IP tlie
Its Oa. t eity irsti durability are /114101 i Rim/. It writes
like $ Gold Pen ' The Yemen sill drd by tryine these
Pens that the recommendation is not over estimated.
Sole Agent for Maid City.
(C ET OW .ARE Yo GR-F-EN
DAtuo "—DAN BRYANT'S eseirixiinie Bong,
Tripe 80 eebte. jug& 'ftel v ell OW 11 40 br WARD, at
his Made store, Third street Call is get a espy
IN D PE A CBE% tt ED AND
IMPARED—Ima rebblved by
WM. DOOS, is., & CO.