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THE NATIONAL PLATFORM.
PURPOSES OF THE WAR.
Congress, by a vote nearly unanimous, passed
the following, resolution, which expresses the
voice of the Nation and is the true standard of
wirhst lite present deplorable civil Tar Leo 446. 1
forced upon the country by the •dioanionists of the
Southern States, um in arms against the Constitutional
Government, and in arms around the-Capital ; that in
this National emergency, Congress, banishing all feel
ing of mere passion or resentment, will recollect only
its dal, to The whole country; that this war is ,wt
waged u' Aar opt in any spirit of appralsion, or for
any purpose of conquest or subjugaties, or purpose of
overthrowing or insetferistg with the raghts or estabtished
institutions of - those States t but to defend and maintain
the supremacy of the Constitution, and to preserve the
union, with all the dignity, equality-eked rights of the
several States unimpaired; and that as soon as these ob
jects see accomplished the war ought to cease."
The State Central Committee are -requested to meet
at the Merchants' Hotel, in the cityof Philadelphia, on
Tuesday, the 11th day of August next, at four o'clock
p in. CHARLES J. BIDDLE, Chairman.
PriminspritiA, July 18, 1863.
Democratic State Central =Committee.
The following in the State Central Committee as ap
pointed by Hon. FINDLAY PATTERSON, of Washing
ton county, who, as -Pi eeident of the date Democratic
Cony ention, was authorized by a, resolution of the body
to announce the Committee. It consists of a Chairman,
and Representatives of the several Senatorial Districts
into whith tie litlfe is divided :
Hon. Queue 1, BIDDLI, Chairman.
Ist District—Theodore Coyle r, Philadelphia.
Do Robert/. Hemphill.... do.
Do /dim Fullerton,
Do. ...Tease Leech
211.... do John D. Evans, Chester county.
3d___ do-- Wm. Witte, Montgomery county.
4th...110 Wm. 1 1 , Biter, Backs
Meekman. Northampton county.
Bth...do.....Hiester Clymer, Barks county.
7th...d0 William Randall, Schuylkill county.
Eith...do Asa Packer, Carbon county.
Mytert, Sullivan county.
lOth...do......Stephen $ Winchester, Lucerne county.
11th...d0 Mortimer E. Elliot, Tioga county.
12th....d0 John U. Humes, Lycoming county.
Ifith...do.. William Elliot, Northumberland county.
14th., AO,. • ••• 8111111111 d Hepburn, Gnmberlaad county.
16th...d0 Willie.. M. Meals, Lebanon county.
George Sanderson, Lancaster county.
Do James Patterson do.
F Spengler, York county.
18th...d0.... -Homy Smith, Fulton county.
19th...d0 Simpson Africa, Huntingdon county.
20th...d0 William Bigler. Clearfield county.
21eL—do-- Hugh Weir. Indiana county.
Mi 1.... do.. • . Themes B. Bearish; Fatto3t.te .e.otnity.
T ti_Parrisy, Greene county_
24th...d0 Geo W Case, Allegheny county.
80-- James P. Barr do.
25th...d0 James G. Campbell, Butler county.
28th...d0.....Thirid 8. Morris, Lawrence county.
27th...d0 Thomas W. Grayron, Crawford county.
2Sth...do Bounedy L. Blood, lelferson•couuty.
The .went County Caugunittedti of fluperiatendeoce
are requested to communicate the names surd pestoffice
address of their members to the Chairman of the State
Central Committee. Editors of Democratic papers in
Peuusylvaida are requested to forward copies to him.
CHARLES 1. BIDDLE, Chairman.
huLaDuzini, Igyn, Dm-
!STATE EDITORIAL CONVENTION.
LAICASTAR4 PS., Tilly 16,1883.
The Democratic Editorial Convention met, according
to the call of the President, in the room of the Dente.
=tic central Club of Lancaster City, at 2 o'clock p.
m. The Convention was called to order by the Prem.
dent, and, OR motion of J. 2t. LAIRD, BM., of the
Greensburg Argus, J. A.LRXMIDKR FULTON, Eeq., of the
Kittanning Mentor, was appointed Secretary.
A. E. Lewis, Erg., of the Philadelphia EcesingJeur
sal, offered the following resolution, which was adop
.tlesetrecr, That the Democratic oil-tons of the Reit.
-of Pennsylvania be recommended to meet in counsel
upon the same day, and at the same place with the first
;meeting of the Democratic State Central Committee.
Col. Joins HODGSON, of the West Cheater .Teifersonias,
_offered the following, which was also adopted:
Resolved, That the President of this Convention be
,regnested to confer with the Chairman of the Demo
cratic State Central Committee with reference to the
time and place of holding said meeting.
Cho Convention then adjourned.
,lienioeratic Editorial Convention.
Agreeably to the resolution pissed at the meeting of
- the 18th init., the Democratic Editorial Convention will
meet at the MerchactO Hotel, in Philadelphia, on
21iccilska Me Uth of ditgwit at 4 C'elosk pm.
GEORGE SANDERSON, President.
pasteurize, July 21,1863.
Exemption in Lancaster County.
The exemption In Lancaster county had, on
Salado', reached the number of 623. How
many more will be added we have no means of
knowing—tat the probability is that Lancas
ter will notturnish at the appointed rendezvous
one-third of the number galled for. In other
sections it is even worse.
The Philadelphia Bulletin, of Saturday, con
tains the following gratifying announcement :
"The State Treasurer is in town and to-day
commenced paying the semi-annual interest on
the Stateideht at the Farmers' and Mechanics'
bank. The whole amount, in round numbers,
about one million of dollars, will be paid in
coin. Thus Pennsylvania remains true to her
pledges to her creditors."
The Pennsylvania 76th, &c
In the first assault upon Fort Wagner, in
Which this regiment was engaged in conjunc
tion with the 7th Connecticut, a Maine and a
New York regiment, we were told by corre
spondents of the New York press that it acted
" cotiardly," and fell back when its assistance
wee most wanted. We expressed disbelief of
DUX at the time, and now we have oiridenea
tsat it was a gross slander. Its loss in that
desperate assault was nearly double that of the
7th Connecticut, and eighty to one of the other
regiments engaged. A Morris Island oorre
?pendent of a New York paper, July 26, says :
u Major John W. Hicks, of the 76th Penn.
Sylvania regiment, was wounded on the morn
ing of the 11th, while in command of his regi
ment, at the time of the first attack on Fort
Wagner. He had 858 men, and lost 213 men
killed, wounded and missing. Three of his
officers were killed, and three wounded and
taken prisoners. The Major, with Capt. grew,
made his escape by crawling and limping off
the field through a perfect storm of shell and
canister and musketry. [Maj. H. has been
brought to New York]
We have no objection to the New Yorkers
and Yankees praising the valor of their own
troops, but in doing so it is not neccessary that
they should calumniate ours. How shameful
to stigmatize the gallant 76th, which lost 60
per cent. of its men, or nearly two-thirds, as
"cowardly." The bravery and endurance of
the Pennsylvania troop!, /145 UM been exeelled,
if it has been equaled by any other troops in
the field. No other State has sent as fine a body
to the war as the sixteen Reserve regiments,
and no body of men of equal numbers from any
other State has dose as much hard service,
fought as often and as gallantly, or lost as
heavily as the Reserves. •Of the 16,000 men,
there is scarcely a regiment left, and we have
yet to hear of a single Pennsylvania regiment
that hex shown cowardice in the face of the foe,
or failed in any part of its duty. Pennsalvania
is proud of her herces.
Vigor Well Defined.
We have had line upon line, paragraph upon
paragraph s and column tipB43 column in the
administration press in laudation of the in
domitable spirit which is said to animate our
rulers, and the "vigor" with which they prose
cute the war. We ban our own notions about
these alleged praiseworthy qualities of Mr.
Lincoln and his Cabinet, and these opinions
are by no means flattering to the administra
tion and far from being in accord with those
of the leading and minor organs of the Aboli
tion party. We rather.eoncur in the views of
Welty smith, recorded in theme words
" Wounds, and shrieks, and tears are the
cheap and vulgar resources of the rulers of
mankind; they let loose hussars, and bring up
artillery, and govern with lighted matches, and
ant, and push, and prime. I call this net vigor,
but the sloth of cruelty and ignorance. The
vigor I love,-consists in finding out wherein
subjects are aggrieved, in relieving them, in
studying the temper and genius of a people,
in consulting their prejudices, in selecting
proper persons to lead -and manage them, in
the laborious, watchful, and difficult task of
increasing public happiness by allaying each par
This was the opinion of Rev. Sydney Smith
—and a very sound opinion it is. A little of
this kind of -Christian vigor infused into the
administration and exerted by them with wis
dom and patient perseverance, would soon be
felt by the people, and could not fail to be ap
preciated by them. From - all parts of this
broad land - Heaven would be petitioned ,to
-shower blessings upon their heads and to pros
per them in their 'good work, whereas now
nothing but curses upon them is uttered by
the public voice.
To change the wicked and absurd policy
which they -have been proseeuting with so
many evil - results to a wise and better one,
would be A •eheap way of changing the wrath of
a people into love. If they do not see it they
are blind. If-they see and will not act they are
" Fortune," says the Metropolican Record,
id has given the President and his advisers a
last chance. Now, therefore, let us see some.
thing of the vier on which they prided them
selves exerted is the glorious cause of peace
and reunion. If they let the opportunity pass
them unimproved, they will look in vain for an
other. Opportunities come not in shoals to
Relieved from the "pressure" of the radical
Abolitionists, of which he has often complain
ed, Mr. Lincoln, possibly, might respond to the
popular craving fetveace and a restoration of
the old order of UPl:lgo—the Constitution en
preme, the Union re-cemented, and fraternal
feeling restored. Rut unfortunately for the
country and his own fame, he is surrounded
and controlled by a set of bastard statesmen
and mock philanthropie% Who ere traitors at
heart, opposed to the principles and form of
the Government, and determined to change
both, if they can wield power enough to do it.
Their cry, their pretext is negro emancipa
tion...not that they love the negro, Sir quart
thine with him—but because it rallies around
their standard a host of dupes, gives them the
color and strength of party, in fact places in
their hands the lever by which they hope to up
heave and overthrow the Government, and set
up a stronger one, mete oeagenial to their
wishes and in accord with their purpnee.
Mr. Lincoltebeing thus . gbarded and guided,
we fear that we have nothing to expect from
that quarter promotive of peace, of Union, or
of constitutional sway.
In Saturday morning's PATRIOT we published
Forney's dissent from the wite sad patriotic
counsel of the Albany Journal. The Albany
Argus, on the same subject, furnishes other
proof that it is idle to expect any effort on the
p a rt of the gdministration to stop the war and
restore neace by just and conciliatory mea
" The response," says the Argus, " which
has come from the radical press is a. distinct
repudiation of the moderate proposition of the
Journal. They will have no peace upon such
terms. They demand that war shall be waged
after the submission of the insurgents, and
until they surrender the institution of slavery,
and conquer their prejudices against negro
Qn this subject, according to the New York
Tribune, the Cabinet is a unit. We copy its
allegation on this subject:
On the subject of slavery and its ultimate
fate at the end of the war the Cabinet is a
unit, only differing as to the means by which
its annihilation shall be brought about.—
Messrs. Chase, Stanton, Welles and tratier are
of the opinion that slavery should cease in all
sections, whether covered by the proclamation
or not, at the end of the war; while Messrs.
Blair, Seward and Bates claim that it would be
impolitic to make such a radical change—that
the interests of political economy demand that
emancipation should be gradual. To this ef
fect these gentlemen favor the idea that all
colored people remaining in slavery at the end
of the war shall be gradually freed by special
enactments. No member harbors for a moment
the idea of reconstructing the Union on a basis
of slavery, and no Sag of tiling has been or
will he entertained from disheartened rebel
leaders which foreshadows an idea in conflict
with the emancipation proolamatiom
Solicitor General Whiting, in a letter to the
Free Negro convention in Poughkeepsie, cen
trum this, as the view of the President, in very
The policy of the government is axed and immov
eable. Congress has passed irrevocable acts of
emancipation. The President has issued pro
clamations under his hand and seal. Abraham
Lincoln takes no backward step. A man once
7nade free by law cannot be again math a slave,—
The government has no power. if it had the will,
to do it. Omnipotence atone can enslave a free
man. Fear not that the administration will ever
take the back track. The President wishes the
aid of all Americans, of whatever descent or
color, to defend the country. He wishes every
citizen to share the perils of the contest, and
to reap the fruits of victory.
Very respectfully, your ob't servant.
EDWARD GILBERT, New York City.
" We need nst say with what regret we look
upon this apparent determination of the Admin
istration to thwart the popular yearnings for
peace. The people of the loyal northern States
desire that this war shall stop the moment the
I seceding States haul down the flag of rebellion
and run up the stars and stripes. Whatever may
be the after Cite of individuals engaged in the
rebellion, this is ail they ask of the States.
" Their political organizations were carried
off, in many instances, by surprise, by conspir
acy, and by the arts of a minority. When, the
force of the rebellion being broken, they are
released, and offer to return to their peeiticat
they should be permitted to do so. We want
the old Union restored, not for the sake of the
people of the South, but for our own. We want
the equality of States recognized for the sake
of those which seceded, not for our own. We
do not desire to live in such a government as
rash and vindictive men propose—a dominant
and selfish section on one side and prostrated
dependencies on the other, with a consolidated
government at the centre, dictating now to one,
and enforcing its decrees by arms, only to es
tablish its despotic will as surely over the
others in the end.
"For us, the Constitution as it is add the
Union as itrwas, is better than all the devices
of the yeah experimentalists who thus propose
to practice upon the destiny of our people."
Kentucky Elections—Martial Law
The election for State officers, Congreismen,
Ste., takes place to-day in Kentucky. Theea
is, in our judgment, not a chance for the suc
cess of the Democratic ticket. The adminis
tration has brought the bayonet to its support
there, as will be seen by the order of General
Burnside, declaring martial law, and the elec
tion will be a military rather than a civil one
—that is, it will be a farce, so far as fair play
and legality are concerned. We may safely
conclude that every State in which the mili
tary dominates over the civil power, will be
carried for the administration. They have
determined it shall be so, laid their armed le
gions will see that it is done. In both Ken
tucky and Maryland the majority is largely
against the administration; but arbitrarily
determining who are loyal and who disloyal,
the military satraps of the administration will
permit only those to vote who are known to be
in favor of its policy, or those whose opinions
not being known, have kept their lips sealed,
so that no shadow of excuse exists for their
Under these circumstances no doubt what
is called the Union ticket in Kentucky will be
elected—but it is by no means certain that the
successful candidates will give the administra
tion an "unquestioning support."
Gen. Borasicle's order settles the fate of the
Democratic ticket, but although it will elect
the Union'candidates, it cannot control their
sentiments if they are true Kentuckians.
lIRADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE OHIO,I
CINCINNATI, OHIO, July 31.
GENERAL ORDER. NO. 120.
Whereas the State of Kentucky le invaded
by a rebel force with the avowed intention of
overawing the judges of elections, of intimi
dating the loyal voters, keeping them froth the
polls and forcing the election of disloyal can
didates at the election on the 3d of August,
and, whereas, the military power of the gov
ernment is the only force that can defeat this
attempt, the State of Kentucky, is hereby de
clared under martial law, and all military offi
cers are commanded to aid the constituted au
thorities of the State in the support of the
laws and of the ptirity of suffrage, as defined
in the late proOlootatiou of hie Excellency,
- As it is not the intention of the Commanding
General to interfere with the proper expression
of public opinion, all discrttion in the conduct
of the election will be as usual in the hands of
the legally Appointed judges at the polle, who
will be held strictly responsible that no dis
loyal person be allowed to vote, and to this end
the military power is ordered to give them its
The civil authority, civil courts, and busi
ness will not be suspended by this order. It
is for the purpose may, of protecting, if nacos.
.sary, the rights of loyal citizens, and the free
dom of election.
By oommand of. Major General Bnrnside.
LRWIS RICHMOND. A. A.. G.
IL I. GODDARD, A. A. A. G.
. NEWS OF THE DAY.
TWO MONITORS AND TRN IRONSIDSS ATTACK FORT
NEW YORK, August I.—The steamer Belvi
dere, from Port Royal, with dates to the morn
ing of the 29th ult., has arrived. She brings
the 174th Pennsylvania regiment. She passed
Cha r l es t o n bar at 11 o'clock on the morning of
the 29th, and saw two Monitors and the Iron
sides then engaging Fort Wagner. Gen. Gil
more had succeeded in erecting a long line of
batteries within 250 yards of Fort Wagner. He
had also mounted three heavy seige guns within
a mile and a quarter of Fort Sumpter, which
ho would open on that fort on the 29th. When
all his seige guns sre mounted, Gen. Gilmore
feels confident of hie ability to reduce Sump
ter. Our casualties continue light.
FROM CHINA AND THE SANDWICH IS
• LANDS. +
WAR PROBABLE. BETWEEN JAPAN AND FRANCE
AND ENGLAND, AC.
BAN FItAIICISQQ, July 30.—The 614 pl e a
Prince, from Hong Kong on June 6th, arrived
here to-day, bringing 366 Chinese passengers.
The American steamer Jamestown arrived
at Macao on the 2d of June, ail well.
The news from China is unimportant. The
latest news received at Hong Kong from Ja
pan stated that a war with France and England
was certain. The Japanese are reported to be
much better prepared for the war than was
Dates from the Sandwich 'lslands to July
4th state that the American commissioner,
111'B ride, h a d entered on his of f icial duties,
The volcano near Milo was again in action,
throwing out immense streams of molten lava.
FROSI NORTH CAROLINA.
TONE OF THE RALEIGH STANDARD—IT DEFIES
JEFF_ DATIs..-COL , SPEAR'S CAVALRY
FORTRESS MONROE, August 2.—The steamer
3 1, .
Escort arrived this morning with Newbern
dates lb the let inst. The Raleigh Standard
denounces Jeff. Davis as a repudiator in whom
no confidence should be place* and whose
efforts to establish a southern confederacy will
be a fe,i/ere, The Richmond Enquirer calls upon
Jeff. Davie to suppress the Raleigh Standard
and wipeout the Supreme Court of North Caro
lina. The Standard says Governor Vance will
stand by the Supreme Court and the Standard
also, if necessary ; and if Jeff. Davis attempts
to use physical force to suppress the Standard,
he will be met with physical force, and a revo
lution in this State will be the result,
John Mitchell, the editor of the Richmond
Enquirer, is an agent of Great Britain, which
has long sought to divide the Northern and
Southern people. The Standard says that
North Carolina has furnished 95,000 men for
this causeless war, forty thousand of whom
are either killed or wounded t and that North
Carolina should send a delegation to Washing
ton at once, and see what terms can be ob
tained, and not wait for Jeff. Davis.
The recent cavalry raid under Colonel Spear,
from Norfolk to Jackson, N. C., found the en
emy entrenched strongly at Jackson, which
commands the approaches to Weldon, Major
Anderson, on the 26th ult., captured the ene
my's pickets, and took possession of an impor
tant bridge, thereby defeating the enemy in
IVY THE MAILS.
LEE'S ARMY MASSED FOR BATTLE AT CULPEPPER
-RAPIDAN AND RAPPAHANNOCK. GUARDED
DIOSEBY'S RAID ON FAIRFAX
WASHINGTON, July ai.—lnforngion, received
to-day from the Army of the Potomac, states
that Gen. Lee massed his forces at Culpepper
on Wednesday, and made other preparations
to give us battle on the Rappahannock His
first advance south of Culpepper was to foil
us in taking the Fredericksburg route, but
finding that we did AO advance, he concentra
ted his army at Culpepper.
The Rappahannock is guarded from Freder
icksburg to Ely's Ford, and on the Rapidan
by only one rebel regiment. The Rapidan is
fortified south of Culpepper.
Information was received to-day of a raid
by Moseby's men on Fairflut Court Roues last
night. They entered the place about 10 o'clock
and captured a number of sutlers' wagons
loaded with goods.
Col. Lowell, with the 2d Massachusetts regi
ment of cavalry, went in pursuit of them.
CONGRATULATORY ORDER OF GEN. PRINCE ON TEE
THIRD ARMY CORPS, SECOND rhymes.
THIRD ARMY CORPS, Warrenton, Va., July 26.
The commanding officer of the Second Di
vision, Third Army Corps, congrotulates the
division on the conspicuous part, which fell to
it in the operations in Manassas Gap' day be
fore yesterday and the day previous, and de
sires them to notice that this part was only
secured by hard fighting.
The soldier-like manner in which it drove
the enemy before it, ani at the same time
maintained it formation, shows that the old
division, reduced to its frame-work by contin
ual service, needs but to be closed up, and to
act together to inspire dread of the encounter.
The charge of the Second (Excelsior) bri
gade was gallantly led and manfully executed.
By command of Brigadier general Henry A.
Prince. Malaya. OnnwAv,
First Lieutenant and A. D. C.
OPERATIONS OF VIE NAVY.
BLOCILADE•RUNEERS CAPTURED NEAR MOBILE
NEW YORK, July 31.—The United States
steam sloop Ossipee captured the James Bag
ky, on the 20th instant, while trying to run
the blockade from Mobile. They are loaded
The United States steamer Sciota, when off
the coast of Touts, on the 7th inst., chased
two small vessels, both of which ran ashore
and were burned by our men, there being no
means of Stliritig awn. Their cargoes also
consisted of cotton.
On,the Thursday following, while passing
Corpus Christi, two vessels were discovered at
anchor behind Mustang Island. They were
apparently loaded with cotton, and awaiting
an opportunity to escape the blockade.
A rifle twenty.pounder was fired at them,
when both got under weigh and stood up the
bay about'six miles, where they grounded.
An expedition, in charge of Lieut. Daven
port, was at once sent across the island to cap
ture them, if possible, and if they could not be
saved to destroy them by fire, which was done
after an 'manmadel attempt to float them,
While returning, Lieut. Davenport acciden
tally shot himself with a rifle ball, the bell
passing through the right leg below the knee,
and his left arm above the elbow.
CAPT. SAWYER'S WIPE REFUSED PERMISSION TO
The Richmond Examiner, of the 25th, says
that Captain Sawyer's wife had arrived at City
Point on the flag of truce boat, for the purpose
of seeing her husband before his execution,
but th'e authorities having refused her permis
sion, she returned on the same boat: The rea
son alleged is that courtesies of the kind have
invariably been refused by the federal Gov
ernment. The excuse is a poor one. We care
not by what government such 'courtesies are
refused, the denial to a wife of the privilege of
seeing her husband before he is turned over to
a platoon or a hangman for execution, is a
piece of cruelty which deserves the reprobation
of the whole civilized world.
THE EXPORTATION OF LIVE STOCK TO
New YoaK, July 31.—The Governor of New
Providence has received an intimation from
Lord Lyons, that his efforts to induce the
Washington Cabinet to withdraw its prohibi
tion of the exportation of live stook to Nassau
have been wholly fruitless.
At Norfolk, July 20, John Winner, 177th
At Fortress Monroe, (or in the Chesapeake
or Hampton general hospital,) July 28th, John
Berkey, Mu Pc
WASHINGTON, July 31.—The widely circula
ted statement that the Eleventh corps, Army of
the Potomac, was to be broken up is wholly
untrue. The corps remain as before. It is
understood to be Oen, bleado's wish that his
army be re-organized, reducing the number of
corps from seven to four, and enlarging the
divisions in each of the corps so formed. The
matter is under advisement by the President,
Secretary Stanton and Major General Halleak,
but no decision has as yet been reached.
NOTION TO REMOVE COMMISSIONER COX
A motion is pending in the Supreme Court
of the District of Columbia for the removal of
Mr. Cox, Commissioner under the Fugitive
Slave law. Cox is a radical pro-slavery man,
and a writ from him was found in the hands of
a ocnple of kidnapping constables, who were
discovered yesterday by Capt. Johnson in the
act of abducting a colored woman from Penn
sylvania Avenue. This case of kidnapping is
now inthe hands of Gen. Martindale for inves
The following banks have received authority
to commence operations :
First National Bank or Anderson, Indiana,
First National Bank of Salem, Ohio, capital
Picot National Bank of Bllenville, N. Y.,
ARMY OF THE POTOMAC
BATTLE OF MANASSAS GAP
GENERAL ORDER NO. 67
SEE HER HUSBAND
DEATHS OF SOLDIERS
ELEVENTH ARMY CORPS.
First National Bank of M'Connellsville, 0.,
FROM NEW ORLEANS.
BRAIMEAD. CITY RECAPTURID.
Ey the Morning Star, from New. MODS on
the 25th; we learn that Brasher City has been
recaptured. It surrendered to the gunboat
Sachem, Capt. Johnson, on the 22J. The gar
rison are supposed to be prisoner@ of war.
Gen. Franklin arrived at New Orleans on the
20th, and had proceeded to Baton Rouge.
THE PIRATE FLORIDA
New Yoek, July 31.—A letter from Bermu
da, dated the 22d July, says: The pirate Flor
ida is still in port, her departure having been
delayed by the refusal of the naval authorities
to furnish fuel; but she is now getting a sup
ply from the rebel steamer Harriet Pinckney,
and will sail in a day or two on a voyage of
destruction. Any American war steamer in
these waters could have rade an easy capture
of her, as her speed has been very defective.
The coal abe is now getting is inferior, and
must also affect her speed.
THE GREATEST .DISCOVERY OF
THE AGE. Farmers, families and others can purchase
no remedy equal to Dr. Tobias' Venetian Liniment, for
dysitery, colic, croup, chronic rheumatism, sore
throats, toothache, sea sickness, cuts, bursas, sirellioe,
b cases, old sores, headache, musqui to bites, pains in
the limbs, chest, back, &a. If it does not give relief
the money will be refunded. All that is asked is atrial,
and use it according to the directions.
DR. Tomes—Dear Sir: I have used your Venetian
Liniment in my family for a number of yore, and be
lieve it to the best article for what it is recommended
that I have ever used. For sudden attack of croup it is
invaluable. I have no hesitation in recommending it
for all the uses it professes to cure. I have sold it for
many years, anc it gives entire satisfrction.
CHAS. H. TRIMNER
Quaxturows, N. 8., May 8,1858,
Sold,by all Druggists. Office, 68 Cortleadt street,
jy.3l d&wlm New York
CRISTADORO'S HAIR DYE.
There is no Hair Dye in use so pure, so free from all
objectionable properties, that produces such splendid
awl permanent tints, or that operates so unicklT, uni.
formly, and certainly, as
CRISTADORO'S EXCELSIOR HAIR DYE.
This matchless article is pronounced, by all who have
ever applied it, or seen it applied, the most wonderful
invention of the ege. Tea minutes suffices fer any
shade or brown or the deepest black. It Moves ills
Manufactured by 3. CRISTADONO, 6 Astor Holum
New York. Sold everywhere, and applied by all Hair
Dreesere. Price $l, $l6O and $3 pet box, according to
Crlstadoro 7 4 LilOr Preservative
Is invaluable with hie Dye, as it Imparts the utmost
softness, the most beautiful gloss and great vitality to
Price 60 cents, $1 and $2 per bottle, according to size
EDITOR OF PATRIOT /ND UNION :
Dear Sir :—With your permission I wish to say to the
readers of your paper that .I will send by return mail to
all who wish it, (free,) a Recipe, with fall directions
for making and using &simple Vegetable Balm, that will
effectually remove, in RI days, Pimples, Blotches, Tan,
Freckles, and el Impurities of the Skin, leaving the
same soft, deer, smooth and beautiful.
I will also a ail free to those having Bald Heads or
Hare Faces, simple directions and Information that will
enable them to start a. full growth of Luxuriant Hair,
Whiskers, or a Moustache, in less than 30 daze. AU
applications answered by return mail without ?harge.
THOS. F. CHAPMAN, Chemist,
je2B 3md No 831 Broadway, New York.
A Friend in Need. Try it.
DR. SWEET'S INFALLIBLE LINIMENT is pre
pared from the recipe of Dr. Stephen Sweet, of Conner
tient, the great bone setter, and has been used in his
practice for the last twenty years with the most aston
ishing success. As an external remedy it is without a
rival, and will alleviate pain more speedily than any
other preparation. For all Rheumatic and Nervous
Disorders it is truly infallible, and as a curative for
Sores, Wounds, Sprains, Bruises, /ko., its soothing, heal
lug and powerful strengthening properties, excite the
just wonder and astonishment of all who have ever
given it a trial Over four hundred certificates of re.
markable cures, performed by it within the last two
year., attest this fact.
See advertisement. aplleow-d&w
MOTHERS ! MOTHERS !
Don'& tail to procure Mrs. WINSLOW'S BOOTIIINO
SYRUP for CHILDREN TEETHING. This val ble
preparation ill the prescription of one of the best female
physicians and nurses in the United/Mates, and has been
used for thirty years with never failing a ifety and ens
cells tiy millions of mothers and children, from the fee
ble infant of one week old to the adult.
It net only relieves the child from pain, bnt inviso
rates the stomach and bowels, corrects acidity, an
gives tone and energy to the whole system. It will al
most instantly. relieve
ISFRIPIA IN MN BOWELS AND WIND COLIC.
We believe it the best and surest remedy in the world
in all eases of DYSENTERY AND DIARRHEA IN
(HIT.LDREN, whether it arises from teething or from
any other cause.
lull directions for using will accompany sack bottle
None genuine unless the fac simile of CURTIS & PER
MS, New York, is on the outside wrapper.
Sold by all Medicine Diatom
Principal Office, 4$ Day street, New York.
Price only 25 cents per bottle.
Brandrethts Pills, New Style.
BRANDRETIPS PILLS, NEW STYLE,
BRANDRETITS PILLS, NEW. STYLE,
BRANDRETH'S PILLS, NEW STYLE,
Are infallible for costiveness, spasms, loss of appetite,
sick headache, giddiness, sense of bloating after meals,
dissiness, drowsiness, and cramping pains, and all dis-
orders of the stomach and bowels.
ONE OP MANY OASES.
E 7 Original Letter at 294 Canal street, New York :
J. I. C. COOK, publisher of the *late Banner, Ben
nington, Vt., says he was attacked with DYSPEPSIA,
and suffered se severely here it, that ant a partiele of
food could be swallowed without occasioning the most
uncomfortable sensation in his stomach. For five years
be euffered from this dreadful complaint, when he used
BRA.NDRBTK'ff PILLS. The first box did not seem to
benefit him ranch, but the second prodaced a change
and by the time he had taken six boxes, a COM PLBTB
CURB was effected. He says: , •Idy dyspepsia was gone,
and my expectations of an•early death vanished."
ASK FOB NEW STYLE.
ASK FOR NEW STYLE:
AKK FOE NEW STYLE.
ASK FOR NEW STYLE_
Principal office, 294 Canal street, New-York.
For sale in Harrisburg by GEO. H. BELL
On the .lat inst., Dawn GARDNER, aged 72 years, 8
months and 8 days.
The relatives and friends are respectfully invited to
attend his funeral from his. late residence in North
street near Fourth, on Monday afternoon, at 3 o'clock. *
NeU 3 ltaertisements.
OST.—On Sunday afternoon, in Third or Pins streets, a black lace veil. Tee Hader will
be suitably rewarded by le'aying it at this office. *
po OK E T BOOK LOST.—Lost, between
the Buehler House and Bradley's barber shop, a
pocket book containing a small amount of money and
rapers of value only to the owner. A reward of $2 will
be given any one leaving it at this office ik
1 ,OSL—Two Pass Books with black
I.J coven, somewhere in the Sixth Ward. The finder
will receive a liberal reward by leaving them at this
office. angl•Bt* SAMUEL RANKS.
WANTED—A White Girl to do gene
ral housework, at (}ramie ROW, reunsylmais
avenue, eseend house above.-North street. lione need
apply without good recommendation. augl-It*
A GOOD WHITE COOK WANTED.
Applr immidiate4 at the litestaurt.nt. Mar
ket street: jy3l.3t*
WANTED—Several LabeOng Men at
I I the 'C angle Works." jyBl-11t
•VITAN TED—Several Machinist s , at the
9r3l•st EAGLE WORSB,
T EAF 'IOB A CCO. One Hundred
.3 f Came Penn Seed Tobacco for toile by
.If,BY & KUNKEL.
T OR THE SEASON.
FRIENDSHIP FIRE COMPANY
Will give their
AT HOFFMAN'S WOODS,
ON TUESDAY, AUGUST 11, 1863,
TICKETS 25 CENTS.
It is hoped that the citizens of Harrisburg will turn
out en masse for a day recreabion in the woods. The
object of the Pic-nic is to procure enough money to
make a payment on their STEAM EZOINS.
No improper characters will be admitted on the
COMIAITTUR ow- ARRANGEMBIETS
WILLIAM A. PARKHILL, AftDREW OCITLAYSS,
atitadvAu 8. Camp, GEORGIA EARNEST.
J. W. lacscllßK. .iY3O
i3 — X.s NIS
THE MONITORS OF MINSTRELS !
IN AN ENTIRELY NEW PROGRAMME,
PRODUCED IN THEIR INIMITABLE STYLE
THE GREAT CONGRESS OF TALENT I
THE SUBSTANTIAL ETDIOPIAN CONFEDERACY!
str Change of Pregrutatne each night!.
JAMES PILGRIM Business Manager.
la - Evening performance, doors open at 7,14 o'clock;
to commence at 8 o'clock.
ADMISSION 25 and 35 Cents.
RT. BABBITT'S Concentrated, Con
, domed, or Pulverised soft Bopp. Three gallons
of handsome white soft soap made in ilea minntas. No
DIESOTIONS :—Dissolve one pound of the soap in one
gallon boiling water, then add two gallons warm. when
cool you will have three gallons HANDSOME WHITS
SOFT SOAP. Ten pounds will make one barrel of soft
soap. The soap thus made is an excellent wash for
trees, shrubs and plants of all kinds. For sale by
my2S- WM. DOCK, jr., & CO.
p EVER ALTMAIER,
ar N SE; 11/1 'IL' MX
No. 54 Second street, between Mulberry street and
All parts of guns, pistols, Ac., made to order. Re
pairing of all kinds done at the shortest notice.
Hanging of bells and repairing of clocks attended to
at moderate rates. PETE% ALTMAIER.
PROPOSALS FOR BUILDING A
SEWER —Sealed proposals will be received at the
Council Chamber of the Common Council of the city
of Harrisburg, until three o'clock p. in. of Saturday,
the first day of August next, for the const.uction of a
BRICK SBNITSR, four feet in diameter in the clear, in
North street, from the termination of the sewer under
the canal, near the foot of said street, to Cowden street,
according to the plans and specifirat one of Hother
Hags. Chief Regulator of the city. The contractor to
furnish all the mattfiele PM 40 all the labor. Prop.,
sale to state the price per lineal yard for the sewers
Payments to be made on the estimates of the Chief
Regulator as the work progresses, and the Council to
reserve twenty per cent. of the said estimates until the
sewer is completed. _ . .
PROPOSALS FOR BROKEN STONE.—Pro
f posals will be received at the City Council
Chamber till the 20th of August for delivering
on the streets, to the orders of the different
Street Committees, one thousand perch of lime
or mountain stone, broken acaOrding to the or
dinance of May 2, 1863. Proposals to state
what kind of stone will be delivered and in how
short a time. Cash to be paid within twenty
days from the completion of the contract.
The Council reserve the right to reject all
bids if unreasonable. Bids to be endorsed,
"Proposal for broken stone," and addressed
to tv . 0. HICKOK,
jy 31- 3tawtd President of - Common Council.
NOTICE. —Whereas, I etters Testa
tamentary to the estate of General John H Fors
ter, late of the city of Harrisburg, deceased, have been
granted to the subscribers, all persons indebted to the
add estate are requested 'inmate immediate payment,
and 'those having Maims or demands against the estate
of the maid decedent, will make known the same, duly
authenticated, without delay, to
MARGARET S. FORSTER,
BENJAMIN L SOMTER,
JNO. H. BRIGGS,
. Executors, &c
Harrisburg, July 29th,1803—jy32-dltw6c
MENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION
A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING CER
TAIN AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITU
Be it resolved by the Senate and House of Re
presentatives of the Commonwealth of Penndylva-
Ilia in General Assembly met, That the following
amendments be proposed to the Constitution
of the Commonwealth, in accordance with the
provisions of the tenth article thereof:
There shall be an additional section to the
third article of the Constitution, to be designa
ted as section four, as follows:
SECTION 4. Whenever any. of the qualified
electors of this Commonwealth shall be in any
actual military service, under a requisition
from the President of the United States, or by
the authority of this Commonwealth, such
electors may exercise the right of suffrage iu
all elections by the citizens, under such regu
lations as are, or shall be, prescribed by law,
as fully as if they were present at their usual
place of election. .
There shall be two additional sections to the
eleventh article of the Constitution, to be de
signated as sections eight and nine, as fol
SNOTION 8. No bill shall be passed by the
Legislature containing more than one subject,
which shall be clearly expressed in the title,
except appropriation bills.
Sacrum 9. No bill shall be passed by the
Legislature granting any powers, or privile
ges, in any case, where the authority to grant
such powers, or privileges, has been, or may
hereafter be. conferred upon the courts of this
Speaker of the House of Representatives.
JOHN P. PENNEY,
Speaker of tie Senate.
OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF THE CONSIONWRALTR,
Harrisburg, Tuty 1,1863.
I do hereby certify that the foregoing and
annexed is a full, true and correct copy of the
original Joint Resolution of the General As
sembly, entitled "A. Joint Resolution prop .
sing certain amendments to the Constitution,"
as the same remains on file in this office.
In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set
my hand, and caused the seal of the Secretary's
office to be affixed, the day and year above
written. ELI SLIFER,
jy7 law6m Secretary of the Commonwealth-
POUND—On last Thursday evening—
A SILVER WATCH. The owner can have the
came by proving property and paying expenses.
Second street. near Meadow Lane.
jyll 8 -Stoaw
viioTuGl APH ALBET.IIIB.—A Iwo
- and beautiful assortment of Photograph Albums
just received and for sale cheap, at ICNOthiE'S,
93 Market street.
B IRD CAGES,
CIIILDRENS' CARRIAGES ,
Tae largest stock In the city, la found at 110 Market
street. For nolo by ORO. W. PARSONS
COFFEES AND SUGARS OF 111211
V GRADES, and at reasonable prices, for mile by
• ' WM. DOCK, JR., & 00.
FOR SALE.A TWO-STORY Fiala
notraz in Short 'Arent, Inquire of
eep3Otf W. K. VERBENII.
GEO. X, SHOTAIKKER,