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WEIiNESIOLV MORNING, AUGUST 12, 1863
0. BARRETT lc. CO.; PROPRIETORS
Communications will not be published in the PATRIOT
t r igten unless accompanied with the name of the
DEMOCRATIC STATE NOMINATIONS.
NON. GEO. W. WOODWARD,
FOR JUDGE OF THE SUPREME COURT,
WALTER H. LOWRIE,
or maxamizit COUNTY.
Democratic State Central Committee.
The 'following is the State Central Committee as ap
pointed by Hon. FINDLAY •PATTERSON, of Washing
ton county, who, as President of the late Democratic
Convention, was authorised by a resolnilonof the body
to announce the Committee. It consists of a Chairman,
and Representatives of the several Senatorial Districts
into which the State is divided :
HON. CHABLS J. BIDDLE, Chairman.
Ist Distaot—Theodore Cuyter, Philadelphia.
—Robert. J_ HemphilL___ do
Do Joha Fullerton, jr do.
Do. ...Isaac Leech do.
24....d0.....J0hn D. Evans, Chester county.
3d... do Wm. H. Witte, Montgomery county.
4th...d0.....Wm. T. Rogers, Bucks county.
5th...d0 Thomas Heckman, Northampton county.
.Iliester Clymer, Berko county_
_William Randall, Schuylkill county.
Sth...do Asa Packer, darbon county.
Stk...do Michael Mylert, Sullivan county.
10th...d0 Stephen S Winchester, Lazerne county.
11th...d0 Mortimer B_ Elliot, liege comity.
12th...d0 John H. SIIMBB, Lycoming county.
23th...d0 William Elliot, Northumberland county.
14th...d0.....5amnel Hepburn, Cumberland county.
15th...d0.....Wi11iam M. Brishin, Lebanon county.
16th...d0 George Sanderson, Lancaster county.
Do.....Jamea Patterson. do-
John IF Spangler, York county..
13th...d0 Henry Smith, Fulton county.
19th...d0 J Simpson Africa, Huntingdon county.
26th...d0.....Wi11iam Bigler. Clearfield county.
215t....d0 Hugh Weir, Indiana county.
224...-do Thomas B. Bearight, Fayette county.
211 d. ... W. T H. Pau ey, Greene county.
24th...d0 Gen W Cass, Allegheny county.
D 0..... James P. 8arr...... do.
23t11...de Janus 11_ Campbell, Butler eounty_
13_,Morria, Lawrence county.
27th...d0 Thomas W. Grayron. Crawford county.
23th...d0 Kennedy L. Blood, Jefferson county.
The several County Committees of Superintendence
ars requested *9 rarermusileete the name and postelliee
address' of their members to the Chairman of the State
Central Committee. Editors of Democratic papers in
Penneybonds are requested to forward copies to him.
CHARLES J. BIDDLE, Chairman.
Pnizammrsns, July 22, 1863.
Dauphin County Democratic Committee.
The Democratic County Committee for the county.of
Dauphin, will meet at the public house of James Ray
mond, (White Hall,) in the city of Harrisburg; on
Saturday, the ntk inst., at 2 o'clock p.l in., for the
transaction of important business.
The following are the namee of the Committee:
Harrisburg—First ward, George F. Weaver; Second
ward, Alex. W. Watson; Fourth ward, Owen M'Cabe ;
Fifth ward, Wm. .112 Maloney. iMiddletown--North
ward, G. A. Leaman. Middle ward, Jam. Lafferty;
South ward, Jno. H. Snavely ; Lykens, Geo. W. Fer
ree ;.Conewano, A. M. Redsecker ; Londonderry, James
Dougherty; West Londonderry, Henry Gross; Millers
(l.4 Renaud BIWAIII2II Jahn TOILDC Davey,
Frank iimikh ; Lower Swatara, Wm. K. Wilson; Wash
ington, Charles Stine; M,ffiin , H. C. Beshler; Dauphin,
C. H. Rhoads; Middle raxton, Peter Hooker; Reed, B.
Stiles Duncan; Lower Paxton, George Shoop; South
Hanover, Daniel Cannel, Ten ; Upper Paxton, Jacob
Miller; Halifax, Albert Loomis; Jefferson, William
Rittman ; Jackson, dames Miller; Rush, Usury Bich
enlaub (irate. M .thias Bellow; Bast Hanover, Dan el
Urich; West Unilever, tieo. W. Finney; Susquehanna,
James id"Allieter ; Wieonisco, George &eitzer.
By order of the chairman.
FRANK. SMITH, Secretary.
" DETRACTION LOVES A fiRENING NABS."
The Telegraph and Forney's Press open their
batteries of slander and vituperation upon
Judge Woodward with as mush bitterness and
malignity as though the result of the election
depended upon the amount of venom that could
be heaped upon him. The fact is, that the
character of the man is so high and pare, so
far above all taint or reproach, that the shoddy
candidate they have pitted against him is so
immeasurably belittled in the comparisThn that
his partisans feel that Woodward's election by
an overwhelming majority is a foregone con
clusion. tinder these circumstance!, with sure
defeat staring them in the face they strive to
gratify their feeling of hate and envy, by lying
and detraction. If he had at any time during
his long and useful life committed any offence
for which they could hold hint responsible a
"fellow feeling" would doubtless induce them
to treat him more friendly, but his exalted
eminence to which they aspire in vain, only
serves to Whet their appetites for calumny.
The charge of .tatirism, so often refuted in
the past, has been re-vamped and is now
pressed upon the people with the boldest effron
tery. • They forget that ours is a reading peo
ple, and that the refutation of this slander so
clearly made out in the Judicial campaign of
1852, will be remembered by almost every voter
in the State. They will remember, too, that
in 1845, when he was defeated for United
states Senator, that heoould have been elec
ted had he not deliberately, and in strong terms
repudiated all Affinity with, or sympathy for
the principles and objects of the Nativist mem
bers of the Legislature.
This of itself is a conclusive answer to the
charge of Native American proclivities.
Another silly charge is, that Judge Wood
ward has disfranchised the soldier. They must
think very poorly of Vie intelligence of our
brave citizen soldiers, if they hope to induce
them to believe so transparent a falsehood.—
The Constitution clearly prohibits the soldier
from voting anywhere, except at the place of
his residence at the time he entered the army,
and when a case was brought before him, all
Judge Woodward could do was to perform his
sworn duty by declaring the law. He had no
control over the question whatever, it was fixed
by tbo constitution.
The decision in itiestion resulted in throw
ing out of office a Democratic sheriff of Phil
adelpia and putting a Republican in his place.
of course these corruptionists cannot complain
of thin result, but what particularly annoys
them is, that a Democratic judge should no
hare heen•inflaenced by his surroundings, but
truthfully declared. the law, though it operated
against the party to . wbio he belonged. They
knew-that their own party leaders never rose
so high, they feel that their own 'integrity
would have given way under- similar circum
stances, and they cannot forgive Judge Wood
wart for eher l iu g , bi ag ef go far , above them.
Rre can scarcely blame them. fox: :feeling,
because it is a standing rehtdie:ta =their whale
that from the high funitionaties at
Washington down to the President's" dog` far-,
soy, =A his 400 of , the ToletifflA grIP all
steeped iiireorriptten, and trample epos Wig;
Constitlaistis and individual rights i to
their party ends, andmuintawn their poise*
So much deception has of late been prac
ticed, so many false isstes raised by the party
in power, to cover up their repeated violations
of law, as to beget a confusion of ideas as to
what powers may be properly exercised by our
rulers. The present dominant 'polititial party
have persistently attempted to, confOund the
government with the administration, and to
inculcate the pernicious doctrine of unques
tionemission to the will of power. If the
people exercise the right of censorship over
the acts of their rulers, which is really the
only means of preserving their liberties, they
are said to oppose the government, and are
stigmatised as traitors. It may therefore. be
well for us to go back to fundamental princi
ples, in order to divest ourselves of the sophis
tries with which demagogues and fanatics have
enerounded the subject, and inquire where the
power otgovernment resides, and how it may
be legitimately exercised.
A few men in society are violently at war
with the rights of others, and a larger class,
when under occasional excitement of passion
or interest, are tempted to infringe upon the
rights of mankind ; therefore there is a clear
moral necessity for the exercise of some re
straining power. Almost all civilized men are
capable of appreciating the rules of right, and
when free from excitement are competent to
decide upon rules and regulations for the gov
ernment of men in the social state. The en
actment and execution of these rules consti
tute the functions of civil government. Where
then does this power primarily reside ? It
evidently pertains to those persons who are
interested in its exercise, whose rights are the
objects of its protection, and who possess the
requisite moral endowment and intelligence to
ordain and execute the law .of right, or, in
other words, the quaiifi,cd diked. Our National
and State Constitutions uniformly declare that
the people are the source of all political power.
To them, in their collective or corporate ca
pacity, pertains the office of government, and
the direct and immediate exercise of its moral
force. It is both their right and duty to dis
charge this high moral function in their pri
mary assemblies wherever it is practicable;
and - when they seem to relinquish the power
of governing, by delegating to State officers
the exercise of public functions, they do not
renounce their sovereignty but are still mas
ters of the State ; retiring f i'm the direct and
immediate control of its affairs from motives
of convenience only.
Wherever the people retain the power of
government for their immediate exercise, there
is no necessity for a written Constitution, but
this is only practicable in small communities.
When eattent4ed territory and large population,
prevents the assembling of the people,.they
delegate to their representatives (inch of the
powers of government as they cannot COtiVO
niently discharge in person. They appoint
agents like other principals—and prtidence
dictates that they should be rendered as secure
as possible from the malconduct of their sub
ordinates. Hence there at once arises the ne
cessity for a written Constitution. The power
of government, which is inherent in the peo-
pie, is now to be imparted to their agents; and
because the people ought to retain whatever
power they can directly exercise, and ought in
no instance to substitute an agent where they
can act themselves; and because they ought,
in every case, to have a prescribed mode for
the appoiftment of their agents which is not
susceptible of doubt or denial; and because
the tenure of office, and the responsibility of
its incumbents, ought to be regulated by a fun
damental law; and because the functions of
government are diverse in their character and
ought to be diatribUted among different offi.-
cent, such as Executive, Legislative and Judi
cial, to the end "that the government may be
one of laws and not of men ;" and because, for
the safety of the people and the security of
rights,, the powers delegated to representatives
ought to be limited and defined, so that the
agent inay.kuow his office and the principal be
secure from his misdeeds ; and because history
has shown that men in office grow fond of
power and frequently abuse it; and because
the legislative power, when committed to dele
gates, ought not to be omnipotent, but limited
and defined by such provisions and exceptions
coneervative of rights and liberty as WiSelmen
know to, be salutary restraints upon legisla
tive power ; therefore it isindispeesibly neces
sary that the people should delegate the pow-,
ens of government by a written Constitution.
This, then, is the office of a written Consti
tution—to delegate to the various public func
tionaries such of the powers of government as
the people do not intend to exercise themselves
—to classify those powers according to their
nature, and to commit them to separate agents
—to provide for the choice of these agents ty
,the people—to ascertain, limit and define the
extent of the authority thus delegatedu--and to
secure to the peOple their sovereignty over all
things not expressty committed to the care of
These are the principles upon which our
government was founded by our fathers, and
upon which it has been carried on under Dem
ocratic rule, up to the advent of the present
administration. The result has been- the ag
gregation of wealth and prosperity and power
to a degree unexampled in the history of the
world, and we appeal to the good sense of the
entire people, if it is not fAly and madness to
lay the axe at the root of a tree that has pro
duced such glorious fruit? And yet such is
the openly avowed purpose of the praseat. ad
ministration. They have everywhere derided
the limitations of the Constitution; they have
arrogated to themselves regal power and di
vested States and individuals of their clearly
reserved rights; they have declared that "the
Constitution as it is" shall nevermore be the
governing law of the nation; they bete de
cided upon keeping, up a large standing army,
and while retaining the form of the Union, in
vest the government with Monarchical powers.
This is the issue now plainly before us—this
is the question, fellow citizens, which you will
have to decide by your ballots at thucoming
elections. Will you retain your God-given
rights, and the heritage of- freedom received
from your fathers; or will you yield them ail
up,-and• supinely accept the chains that are
being riveted upon you by despotio , hands ?
• ,The Democratic party have heen the govern
ing poster in this tountryesince tiqtdAyll 9f', the.
elder Adams; And under their.rule the; ocittury
h am aehiesed ite great:nisi. 'They homy
severbetraye,dthe trusts confideXto 'the*
the people; they have neveruverstepped the
constitutional limits of :the powers delegated
to them; they have administaied the govern
ment in the spirit if its founders, and it re
mained intact until it was wrested from their
hands by the present dominating fanatical par
ty. Is it. not plain, then, that if would pre
serve our liberties, we 'must place the power
again into the hands of our long;eried and
faithful agents, the great Democratic party ?
Remember these things, fellow citizens, in Oc
tober next, and show to the world that you
know your rights, and knowing dare maintain
For months the public mind has been exer
cised with reference to the draft. A something
so foreign to the spirit of our institutions, and
so entirely congenial to, and consistent with,
the spirit of despotic.goveriatnents, might well
challenge the serious and awe-struck attention
of a free people. It is doubtful whether the
archives of even Austria can produce a pro
gramme so sweeping as that which grows out
pf the late conscription act. The lavt itself is
odious, but the constructions placed upon its
various provisions by a brutal War Department
are so arbitrary, and in many instances so
flagrantly unjust, that we have almost ceased
to look to the Constitution or the law, or else-.
where than to the imperial discretion of that
disgrace to humanity, Edwin M. Stanton. We
are of those that consider a conscription law
as in the very teeth of both .the letter and the
spirit of the Constitution_ Judge Gaston, of
North Carolina, a great statesman and patriot
and one of the greatest of all the judicial mag
nates that ever adorned the American Bench,
said, in a speech delivered in the United States
House of Representatives in 1814, "What! are
the freemen of this country to be drafted from
the ranks of the militia, and forced as , military
machines to wage a war of conquest. I have
been accustomed to consider the little share
which I have in the Constitution of the United
States as my most valuable possession, but I
do solemnly declare, that if such doctrine be
engrafted into this Constitution, Lregard it se
without value, and care not for its preserva
tion." .Such was the language of one of the
trusted oracles of the past, and such, to-day,
would be the language of the great founder of
Democratic faith—its "Hercules of strength
and Nestor of wisdom"—the immortal Jeffer•
son. But we would be false to the history and
teachings of Democracy if we taught other
than obedience to law. Whatever legislative
outrages were perpetrated by the late Con
gress, that must be considered and obeyed as
law which has not , been pronounced otherwise
by the tribunals created by the Constitution
itself. But for God's sake, let not .our burdens
be increased by unwarranted and arbitrary
constructions of a law severe enough in itself
without engrafting upon it features foreign to
the intention of even such a Congress as boasts
each a monster as Stevens for its leader. Nte
trust that measures will be speedily taken to
test the constitutionality of this act—this rob
ber of our firesides—in our Commonwealth ;
so that its victims may at least have the con
solation of knowing that however distasteful
their soldier mission, it is imposed by a con
stitutional law. True, our modern Abraham
"cannot consent to lose the time" which may
be consumed In obtaining such decider., and is
rather disposed to adopt the model course of
Davis, who, as he says, "is driving every able
bodied man into the ranks, very much as a
butcher drives bullocks into a slaughter pen."
It will be remarked that. whatever the Confed
erates have done is the history of this war
that might be considered unworthy of a civil
ized humanity, is copied by our most royal mac
tern, and made the excuse for perpetrating
even greater wrongs and outrages. But let us
have the question tested; it is the right of the
people, despite the wish or time of Mr. Lin
coln, for now, as in the past, our motto is,
Fist justilia, mutat ctelum,"
NEWS OF THE DAY.
LATEST FROM FORTRESS MONROE
FORTRESS MONROE, Aug. 111—The steamer
Nelly Petits arrived this morning from Stono
Inlet. Captain Phillips reports that he • Ipft
there last Friday. The siege was progressing
favorably, and the officers and men were. in
fine spirits. •
No news of importance to report.
The steamer Pasonio arrived from Beaufort
to-day. The following is from our correspon
NEWBERN, August 9.—The Unionists in
eastern North Carolina are to hold in a few
days a great mass convention for the purPose
of invoking the government to send a sufficient
force into this department to occupy Raleigh,
Wilmington and Weldon, in order to force the
rebel army to abandon Virginia, and thus re
store•these two great sister states to the Union
ARREST OF COL. DE FORREST
THE DRAFT IN NEW YORK-REVISION OF ENROLL
Ugt4E MATE IN NINE DISTRICTS,
NEW YORK, August I.—Col. De Forrest, of
the Harris Cavalry, is under arrest, charged
with having defrauded the government to the
amount of $50,000.
The draft is nearly owl:plot - a in the west
ern part of the. State. A revision of the en
rollment lists has been ordered in the first nine
disiriets, embracing New York county, Long
bland, West Chester county and Staten Island.
The draft, therein will take place in about two
NEW Yorin, August 11.—Marshal Forey, it
is stated by La France, will leave Mexico Sep
tember 15th, giving up the command to Gen.
%main. The same piper states that the ne.
gotiations between the three powers for a com
mon reply to Russia. are on the point of a suc
cessful termination. La - France does not de
spair of •Russia proving &minatory. Should
she, however, be otherwise disposed, the con
sequencewould be a general war, placing in
question all the interests of Europe.
By THE MAILS.
TRAVEL ON THE MISSISSIPPI,
CAIRO, August B.—ln' consequence of the
disposition of the steamboat men on the Mis
sissippi river to ' extort exorbitant rates 'of
fare from the icldiers pasting up and down the
river, Gen. Grant, has issued an order regula
ting the pries.s. ' i ,
Commissioned officers will he charged -t- cent •
per mile - for cabin passage, lnc l uding berth,
and the' psi tif 5 L ° cents per meal. .Enlisied
men I cent per 'mite; with the piivilege or cosik-
ink!. their rations- . Boats ar,7n'flt at liberty!to
w i pe to 'nakry l , M i 1014 N ttivallrig tin or .
proper orders ' ilie pena l ties for the violat on
of this . order ateAttke aild . ingnieppmeiii,ltt e
discretion of di court mania. s " . • 1
- .• ' . - • - ‘ :.
THE DRAFT IN NEW YORK.
GOV. SEYMOUR'S REJOINDER TO PRESI-
THE .maxsTßous ENROLMENT FRAUDS IN NEW
TORS EXPOSED—PACTS AND FIG UNNB--• FIRM
RENEWAL OP THE DE:HAND 'ROE AN EQUITABLE
ALBANY, August 8:—To the President of the
United States :—I received your communica
tion of the 7th instant this' day. While I
recognize the concession you make, regret
your refusal to comply with my request to
have the draft in this State suspended until it
can be asctertained if enrollments are made
in accordance with the law of Congress, or
with the principles cf justice. I know that
our army ?cede recruits ; and for this and
other reasons I regret a decision which stands
in the way of a prompt and cheerful movement
to fill up the thinned ranks of our regiments.
New York has never paused in its efforts to
send volunteers to the assistance of our gallant
soldiers in the field. It has not only met every
call heretofore made, while every other Antal•
tic, and the New England States, except Rhode
Island, were delinquent, but it continued Jibe.
ral bounties to volunteers when all efforts
were suspended in many other quarters.—
Active exertions are now made to organize the
new and fill up the old regiments. These exer
tions would be more successful if the draft
were suspended, and much better men than
reluctant conscripts would join our armies.
On the 7th instant I advised you by letter
that I would furnish the strongest proof of the
injustice, if not fraud, in the enrollment in
certain districts. I now send you a full report
made to me by Judge Advocate Waterbury. I
am confident, when you have read it, that you
will agree with me that the honor of the nation
and of your administration demands that the
abuses it mints out would be COrreoted and
You say that we are contending with an
enemy who, as you understand, "drives every
able-bodied man he nun reach into the ranks,
very much as a butcher drives bullocks into a
slaughter pen." You will agree with me, , that
even this, if impartially done to all classes, is
more tolerable than say OCheme which shall
fraudulently force a portion of the community
into military service by a dishonest perversion
of the law.
Yon will see by the report of Mr. Waterbury
that there is no , theory which can explain or
justify the enrollment in this State. I wish to
call your attention , to the tables on pages 5,
6, 7 and 8, which show that in nine congres
sional districts, in Manhattan, Long and Staten
Islands, the number of conscripts called for is
thirty-three thousand seven hundred and
twenty nine, while in nineteen other districts
the number of conscripts called for is only
thirty-nine thousand six hundred and twenty
six. This draft is to be made from the first
class, those between the ages of twenty and
thirty. five. It appears by the census of 1860
that, in the first dine Congressional districts there
were 164,797 males between twenty and thirty
five; they are called upon for 33,729 conscripts.
In the other nineteen districts, with a population of
males between twenty and thirty-five of 270,786,
only 89,626 are demanded. Again, to show the
partisan character of the enrollment, you will
find on the twenty-first page of the military
report that in the first nine congressional dis
tricts the total vote of 1860 was 151,243 ; the
number of conscripts now demanded is 33,729.
In the nineteen other districts the total vote is 457,-
257 ; vet these districts are called upon to furnish
only 39,620 drafted men. Each of the nine dis
tricts gave majorities in favor of one political
party, and each of the nineteen districts gave
majorities in favor of the other party.
You cannot and will not fail to right these
grass wrongs. Yours truly,
ARMY OF THE POTOMAC.
WASHINGTON August 9.—A refugee who ar
rived here to day from Richmond says that
there are bia4 few &Luna 'hero.
ago three brigades were sent to Char-es.oll.
Lee has not been reinforced to any considera
ble degree from Richmond. The strength of
D. H. Hill's division is less than 5,000. Great
suffering prevails in Richmond among the
poorer classes, in consequenCO of the Scsreity
and high prices of provisions.
Advices from the Army of the Potomac to
night state that everything is quiet, and will
probably remain so for a mouth or six weeks to
come, unless the rebels attack us. Lee's whole
army is now on the south bank of the Rapidan
strongly entrenched. Trains are running over
the railroad bridge across the _Rappahannock.
Hot weather and poor water are telling on our
AN ORDER AGAINST GUERRILLAS.
WASHINGTON, August. 10: The following
proclamation has been issued by General
HEATIQUARTERS ARMY OF THE POTOMAC.—
,TVLY 80.—The numerous depredations com-
Mitted by aitizener, or rebel 'Boicriere in 'dieguise,
harbored and concealed by citizens along the
Oringe and Alexandria railroad, and within
our lines, call for prompt •and . exemplary pun
ishment. Under the instructions of the gov
ernment, therefore, every Citizen against whom .
there is sufficient evidence of his having en=
gagedin these practices, will' be arrested and
confined for punishment, or put beyond the
lines: The people within ten Miles of the rail
road are notified that they will be held respon
sible, in their persons and their property, for
any injury done to the road, trains, depots, or
stations, by Citizens, guerillns, or persons in
'disguise_; and, in case- of such injury, they
will be impressed as laborers, to repair all
damages. If these measures should not stop
such depredations, it will become the unpleas
ant duty of the undersigned in the execution
of his instructions, to direct that the inhabi
tants of the district of country along the rail
road be put across the lines, and their property
taken for government use. •
GEORGE. G. MEADE,
Major General Commanding.
The depredations having been continued, a
number of citizens suspected, or known to be
complicated in these transactions, have been
NEWS FROM VERA. CRUZ.
THE UNITED STATES MAILS REFUSED BY A BRIT
ISII STEAMER-7.TUE ELECTION OF MAXIMILIAN
The bark A. Barker, twenty-five days from
Vera Cruz ? arrived at this port on Sunday last .
Through the kindness of her ooseinander we
have been supplied with the following infor
The A. Barker left at Vera Cruz the ship
Harpewell, Captain Rodgers, from Montevideci,
with mules, discharging ; bark Volunteer, of
On the Ist of July, the captain being at the
office of the American Consul,'Mr. C. M. Proc
tor, his servant entered with the United States
mail bag, which bad been refused to be taken
on board the English mail steamer Trent, leav
log that day for Europe_ For what reason
was not explained. Our consul was very much
put out, particularly as, he said, there were
important dispatches from our minister at
Mexico to Washington.
On the 7th of July Haut was a
steamer to leave for Havana, but whether or
not the mail was dispatched by iter the caplain
could not say, 'as the consul took sick on the
6th of July. -
The captain went to see him the next: day,
but finding, him, aoleoplo would not erect his
room. On the Bth be got worse, and the .dim
tors would not• admit any one. to see htm. On
the 13th, at thirty minutes past ten
died of voimitc. On the 14th, at eight
a. as., hie renielimi d er& inkezito -Ven tr ti v . s
.Cemetery and, placed ili-J , Pattit. Huiek•al
was' Attiil l6 4 4 1 th i e , rPreilo- 0 4 1 : 0 4 1. 1; 1 1, 1 0
moat . of 4lis offi l ierwof the, oily. , ,
MO. CAIU. trobtor had only been Inetaltad
as Consul about two years, but had made him
self a general favorite with all who knew him.
lle was a young man, about twentysia years
of age, anJ, I believe, a native of Portland.
Oa the same day, July 14, at ten o'clock a.
ta., an Envoy Bah%Ordinary arrived from the
city of Mexico, announcing the election of
Maximimillion (Prince of Austida) Emperor of
, all Mexico, which at thirty:Minutes past three
'o'clock p. in. was celebratetby the French fleet
and shore batteries at Vera!Cruz with one hun
THE WAR IN THE SOUTHWEST.
Minipills, August 8 —The report of Gen.
Huribut's resignation is untrue. Gen. Halleck
has declined to receive it. Gen. Hurlbut, there
fore, rem ,ins in command of the 6th Army
The Mobile News, of the 3d says : We have
a multitude of reports terribly detrimental to
the character and patriotism of the people of
many places of Alabama and Mississippi.—
Many of them are too disgraceful to publish.
A portion of our people have goue stark mad.
They are bastard Southerners and recreant
" The chief of the Choctaws has gone to
"Johnston's army, 25,000 sf rong, is still at
Meridian and Enterprise, ready to go to Mo
bile or east, as circumstances may require.
Bragg is at Chattanooga, with a part of his
forces at Rome, Ga.
• "Extensive preparations are being made to
finish the fortifications of Mobile:"
THE WAR IN TENNESSEE.
MOVEMENTS OF GUERRILLAS.
CINCINNATI, August 11.—The Commercial's
Lexington dispatch says that reports from the
front indicate that all is quiet on the border.
Refugees from East Tennessee report that
Forttet's mounted force was to rendezvous at
Kingston or Concord. A rebel brigade, under
Armstrong, had arrived at the former place.
General Burnside arrived at Lexington yes
terday morning. The movement of troops in
that direction is very active.
THE LOSS OF THE STEAMER RUTH
SAFETY . OF PATDIMIttA WIEENAWALT.
CAIRO, August 9.—Major Greenawalt, one of
the paymasters supposed to have been lost on
the steamer Ruth, is safe. He was not on the
Ruth, having been left, but followed on the
City of Alton& early in the morning. The lat
ter boat passed the burning wreck, but, not
knowing what it was, went on to Memphis.
where Major G. first learned of the loss of the
Ruth. He returned here to- day in consequence.
Paniuttrittit, August U.—Movements is
breadstuffs continues limited-10,000 good
Ohio extra family sold at $6 50, and small
lots superfine at $5 36k; stye flour firm at
$4 75®55. Corn meal is steady at $4. There
is good demand for wheat-5,000 bushels sold
at $1 *35 .01 49 for fair, and some old red at
$1 10®1 33 for inferior, and good new. Old
rye, $1 05. Corn is in in good request at 78e.
for yellow, and 75e. for mixed Western. Oats
dull at 600. for new, and 70e. for old Ne. 1.
Bark steady at $3O.
Naw Yolitt; 'August 7.—Flour dull ; 6,500
bbls. sold at. $4®,4 75 for State, $5 80@ i 5 60
for Ohio, and $5 80®6 65 for Southern.
Wheat dull; 30,000 bushels sold at 97®$1 13
for Chicago spring, $1 04@1 19 for blilwau
kie club, and $1 19®I 25 for red Western.
Corn heavy ; 35,000 bushels sold at G7i Beef
dull. Perk steady. Lard firm at 9.1®101.
Whisky etc ady at 431.
BALTIMORE, August 11.—Flour heavy ; sales
,of 1,000 bbls. at $6 for Ohio extra. Wheat
firm. Corn declining and scarce. Whisky
firm at 48e.
E.3COMPUITOX'S "E'R OM TAR TIMAli"1".
Pareormlineingi legel claims to exemption from the
draft can ham. their caeca repwred and pi esented to th-
Board on application to It B. FERGUSON, Attorney-itt-
Law, Second street, opposite Buehler House t Lice
with Win H Miller, Eeq. Ang 12—lwd.
PROPOSALS FOR ONE BRIDGE.
Proposals will be received at the City Council
Chamber till 7 o'clock p. m., September 5. for erect
ing a stone bridge over Paxton creek, at Paxton street,
in this city, according to plans ant specification• on
file in the Council Chamber. Proposals will state the
price with brick arches and also with hewn atone arches;
oleo specifrthe time of commencement and completion
of the work.
Proposers will specify what they will allow for the
materials on tee ground. They will a►so be required
to furnish all the material necessary to do the work.
The Council will reserve the richt to reject all bide
that they believe will not be to the advantage of the
city, or that they may believe are exorbitant
Proposals to be. endorsed "Proposals for b.idgs," and
directed to W. 0, HICKOK.
President Common Ciuncil.
J HAMLIN, . •
PHILIP LIMIT, •
Street Committee let district. 4mt12.-Stawtd
WANTE D.—An active boy, in a dry
good! atom Inquire Tian MBA.
TAKE NOTICE.—That my wife Mary
has left my bed and board without any just caned
Whatever.. I therefore forewarn all persons from trust
ing, or harboring her on my account, as I am determin
ed to pay, no debta of her contracting from ibis date.
- HENRY RIINTZELMAN.
Lykenstown, August 10, 18438.--augll-4r*
A PISTOL was left at my store , No. 114
.E 1 Market street, on last Friday, by a colored boy.
where the owner can obtain it by proving property and
angll JACOB ESLINONR.
A TTENTION, DRAFIE 1) MEN '—
La.. Any drafted man from this district, desiring to
Volunteer in the 47th Regiment 2. V., stationed at Rey
West, Fla:, will be accepted, by applying to . tbe sub
scriber. They will receive $27 before leaving for the
Lieut. W. W. 4ESTY,
Wood at. 2 doors below Holiter's Hardware gore
TEE FALL SESSION OF UTE HAR
RISE DAG ACA DEMY will open on Monday,
the 31st of August. For vacancies soply to
J. F. SEILER,
MAP OF HARRISBURG CITY, as.
laid out by direction of the Commissioners of
the City Survey, and confirmed by act of Legislature,
eotitainiug numerous courses and distances of the
streets, squares, &0.. narked on it, and designating the
different 'wards, publit bAldings, Etc.' It is, in !net s
the only Correct map of the City. For sale by
U. 11AG le, Chief Regulator,
aulo-d2w Cot. 3d et. and Cranberry alley.
ASSESSMENT OF DAMAGES
Pursuant to an order of the Court of goatter Sessions
of Dauphin county, notice is hereby given to the Cam
missiouers of said county, and to,.he property holders
along the line of rumberland street, from 7th etre t to
Bth street and Verbeke street, from Fulton street to
7th street, in , the City of Harrisburg, that upon the pe
tition or the Mayor of said city, the Court los appoin
ted six viewers to assess the damages caused by the
opening of said streets, and that they will proceed to
aerees raid damages on Friday, the 21st day of August,
inst., at 10' olclock a,, m., at which time a.l pada a in
terested may appear upon the ground if they think pro
per. PORN W. BROWN, •
sulolotd City ,olkeitor.
Pb 4.6.54 mat of Abner 0661301 and Dr. "John A. Btehley.
assigomA of Jacob C. Rehm. and Mary M., big wife, of
Derry township has been filed in the Court of Comon
141.a5, of Dauphin county, and will be confirmed on 'the
27th day of August, ifira, unless cause be 'shown to the
contrary. i'4) "ruyasm,
jy24.2tcloa4ltw ! Piaboikotikv,
I),ROPOSALS FOR BROKEN STONE.—Pro
r posals will be received at the City Council
g liamber till the 20th of August for delivering
cin 'the itreers, the orders of the different
Street Commitifes, one thousand pe . rch of lime
or mentits.in atone, broltermoorcflog to the or,
dinatioe of tMay 2,1863. Proposals to state
what kind of Atone will he,delivered.and in hOW
short: a tipoe: Cash to be ,Oizid within, tWeney
‘dayb from tfleAloitipletion pr.the contract.
The Council reserve the right to reject
bilis ifitiorgalopaMlll. be
Ppoposai; fOtllweiten, *tong:" oae4 atiffresaeff
I •Wi, 0 111011.014* ,
41' I 'A
Amustmcnts . .
RETURN. OF .
NIXON'S CREMORNE ClRctrs,
NIXON'S CREN4ORNE CIRCUS,
NIXON'S CREMORNE. CIRCUS,
FOR TWO DAYS ONLY,
FOR TWO DAYS ONLY,
FOR TWO DAYS ONLY,
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY,
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY,
FRIDAY AND SA.TURDAY,
FRIDAY AND SATURDAY,
ON LOT IN SECOND STREET,
ON LOT IN SECOND STREET,
ON LOT IN SECOND STREET,
ON LOT IN SECOND STREET,
NEAR THE COT roN MILL
NEAR THE COTTON MILL.
NEAR THE COTTON MILL
NEAR THE COTTON' MILL
-_____ _. _ EUROPEAN CIRCUS.
First appearance in America.
I 11. ..„. Madame - AI - scarce has great satis•
~..., _ faction in announcing to the people
' ' '. f , ' of this country, that after an ab
' ' -'"--• sence of several years she will
again have the honor of appearing
'--- -- before them.
Among the Royal British Circus
is the beautiful Stud of English
thoroughbreds, including the ccle•
' • '• ' BLACK SWAN.
Being the same Troupe with which
Ireland anti Sealant'
• she had the honor of performing
before the moot refined and numer-
f" ~ MS andiehek3 is every city in the
t 1, 4 7 Madame Macarte's great Act, the
%' ..„ ~... , VENETIAN CARNIVAL
:,?)7 4 5,..*. Will be remembered by those who
, 1 , h ... ‘,„:: ..., , , - --- 7, witnessed her former etTortc in this
______=_ _ Firstripixtrance ill Ainerim 4-,f
at. Mr. JOHN COOK,
„,-,,„, The English humorist, known as the
.- ,--'W most brilliant wit in England, and
'' familiarly styled the COMIC MUSE.
, The elegant follies of this well
", i bred and gentlemanly clown will be
occasionally diversified by the ex
ceedingly comic grotesques of the
( ---.. ' -- -7' 2 7 - famous FRE-NIGEL PIERROT._ wae._,-
First appearance in America or the
.i4rl3lll‘ , ' SYRO-ARAUIt TROUPEori
, - - „.. Comprising Male and Female Jug.
),ii, 01, ‘ glens, Acrobates, Contortionist&
Prominent among the features of
this troupe is the distinguished
..e.Of European and American cele
ae '"' ' billy. This young and brilliant
artiste is acknowledged by all, both
.g l • in and out of the equestrian pro.
-,.. t ~ fession, to be the most perfect rider
of the age.
'' \ ll lo ftw- ' --
41) fa 4-I Ct ~. In addilion to the Star Company,
, -'"--- fil.'"'\,: - ._:_ , the manager hill 3 aecured an wi
t- - . 1 - ---I___.„J gasetnent with the renowned Wild
.:4. - ...' a Mr. EATON STONE.
.? _. Mr. Stone's feats on horseback
- - - 'IL. ----- ---..-•-• are all performed on his naked
zit Steed, without, saddle, - bridle, or
, ..' covering of any kind. His reckless
ami brilliant leaps over four-barred
gates and other barriers while
. "-- ' - --- carrying his son upon his held, and
-- --7 -- , in various other attitudes, are con
-••-, sidered the perfection of equestrian
-,,* skill, and have justly entitled him
' \ to the distinction of ” Champion of
------•"=----„ • the Area&"
S. LAVYII ROP,
The Kentuck Clown'.
JIM RE YNOLDS,
The Great 'Model Clown.
The great reinstate spectacle
RIDE TO YORE,
AND DEATH OF BLACK BM
= -- - . 111111 DICK TeRPIN M'ME MACARTE.
PR O,OL A MA TIO N.—Whereas, the
Honorable Joan J. PEARSON, President of the Cour:
of Common Pleas in 'the Twelfth Judicial District, con
sisting of the counties of Lebanon and Dauphin. and the
MOIL. SAMUEL Limns and TiOn. MOSES It. YOUNG, Asso
ciate Judges in Dauphin county, having issued their pre
cept, bearing date the 29th day of Nay, A D IS€3, to me
directed, for holding a Court of Oyer and Terminer and
General Jail Delivery and Quarte ,. Sessions of the peace
at Harrisburg, for the county of Dauphin, and to cos
mence on the fourth ilfonauy of Augu,t next, being the
24th day of August, 1563. and to continue two weeks.
Notice is therefore hereby given to the Coroner, Jus
tices of the Peace, Aldermen, and Constables of the said
county of Dauphin, that they be then and there in their
proper persons, at 10 o'clock in the forenoon of said day.
with their records, inquisitions. examinations, and their
own remembrance; to do those things which to their
office appertains to be done, and those who are bound in
reoognisances to prosecute against the priioners that are
or shall be in the Jail of Dauphin county, be then and
there to prosecute against them as shall be just.
Given under my hand, at Harrisburg, the i6:11 day of
July, in the year of our Lord, UV, and in the eighty
seventh year of the independence of the United States.
J. D. BOAS, Sheriff.
OTICE.— Whereas, 3 etters
tamentary to the estate of General John Fors
ter, late of the city of Rarrisburg, deceased, have been
granted to the subseribere, all persons inderted to the
said estate are reqnested to make immediate payment,
and those having cla. , nas or demands agatnat the estate
of the said decedent, will make known the same, duly
authenticated, without delay. to
MARGARET S. FORSTER,
BENJAMIN/ L riORiTElt,
JNO. H BRIGGS,
Harrisburg, July 29th, 1863—jy31-dltw6;
THE DRAFT IN THE, 35TH AND ADJOIN-
NATIONAL suasTuturn AGENCY•
A. R. SWISGER & CO , baying opened en office in
Caeliale.at the Government emplanes office in ftheeni , s
Hall, are now prtpared to furnish ettaatitetail at fair
nubstitutes supplied from this office will be able lvd
led Aliens, not subject to draft All drafted vermin?.
served by-us are guars tied a release from the draft.
at. once, In persO or by letter, at the “Ra
tional bubstitute Agency;" Rheem , . gall, Carlisle.
References.—.T. M. Weakley, Joseph Ritner, jr• J•
ltheem_ A . IL . SrilsßJtaAk,CO-
... .__ .
T i 0. C A poi a, A , L i T S .
-.. A rule chance is offered for the profitable iorretment
Of from tht 4. tel dye th.omand &Elora in the teanufae
!ors of IA ImineVaiii.nt orateitklidiPei 14 titipg all a /41-
r% of indtepeueible hotteetiold tole, 1400 patented A
.nefpeolit ill it , "ty . per dens, gasront-mr tapoulhe amount
diaireitedl: COW' referekecte gf -in' ind I n'quir.d. Ad
,dreest r 0/.l' r; ; ..,'. WM. P. P WILTON,
.: lane I 1.7 7 ' / 1- ' - ',' Haririabarg, Ps.
FOR TWO DAYS ONLY,
AUGUST 21 AND 22,
AUGUST 21 AND 22
AUGUST 21 AND 22,
AUGUST 21 AND 22.