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dcr this goverlMMit, in Irkote, or in i l / 4 2.04, into
their 7 ,yrping, and I Rtr, therefore prepared to
vote for this amendment and to say in our
Constitution that the voters of Pennsylvania
shall be WHITE frcettten!'
Ile then proceeds in a ttatesman-like manner
to support his petition and in rep'y to others
who had FpArn in favor of conferring the
right to vote upon black-i. ,
On the Gib of May, 1842, President Lincoln
made a speech in Cincinnati on the same sub
ject at a gathering of negroes for the purpose
of presenting Mr. Chase, now Secretary of the
Treasury, with a silver plicher. Then, and
there Mr. Lincoln said amid the sweet aroma
perspiring negroes, "We feel, therefore, that
a ll a lleged distinctions between individuals of
the same community. founded in any circumstance
as color, origin or the like, are hottile to the
genius of our institutions and in oompatitle with
the true history of American liberty I em
brace with pleasure this opportunity of decla
ring my disapprobation of the clause of the
Constitution which denies to a portion of the
colored people the right of suffrage."
Ow. Curtin belongs to the same school of
Abolitionists. In his recent speech accepting
th e nomination he said nothing against the
President i a emancipation and negro eqsality
White„ „men of Pennsylvania, are any of you
so governed by your passions and prejudices
as now to admit negroes to terms of political
and social equality. If so, vote for Curtin, if
not, Note for Judge Woodward.—Easton
tte Vatritit Ruin.
TRIDAY MORNING, AUGUST 21, 1863
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DEMOCRATIC STATE NOMINATIONS.
HON. GEO. W. WOODW ARD,
FOR JUDGE OF TEE SUPREME COURT,
WALTER H. LOWRIE,
Of ALLEGHENY COUNTY.
Democratic State Central Committee.
The following is the State Central Committee as ap.
pointed by Ron. FINDLAY PATTERSON, of Washing
ton county, who, as President of the late Democratic
Convention, was authorized by a resolution of the body
to announce the Committee. it consists of a Chairman,
and Representatives of the reveral Senatorial Districts
into Which the State is divided :
HON. CRUMB I. BIDDLE, Chairman.
st District—Theodore Cuyler, Philadelphia.
Do Bobert J. Hemphill.... do.
Do John Fullerton,
Do. ...Isaac Leech.... ....do.
24....d0 John D. Evans , county_
fid. „ do Wes. M. Witte, 'Montgomery county.
4th...d0 Wm. T. Rogers, Bucks county.
5th...d0.....Th0mas Heckman, Northampton county.
6th...d0 heater Clymer, Berks county.
7th...d0 William Randall, Schuylkill county.
8th...d0.....A5s Packer, Carbon county.
9th...d0..... Michael My lert, Sullivan county.
10th...d0 Stephen S Winchester, Lucerne county.
_Mortimer _Elliot, Tioga county.
12th...d0 John U. flumes, Itycoming CoUnty.
18th...d0 William Elliot, Northumberland county_
14th...d0.....5amuel Hepburn, Cumberland county.
15th...d0.....Wi11iam M. Breslin, Lebanon county.
30th...d0.-- George Sanderson, Lancaster county.
F Spangler, York county.
18th...d0 Henry Smith, Fulton county.
19th...d0 J Simpson Africa, Huntingdon county.
20th...d0..... William Bigler, Clearfield county.
215t....d0 Hugh Weir, lediana county.
224,. _do ..... Thomas B_ Searight, Payette county.
FM_ T 11.1Paix_ey, Greene coney.
25th...d0 Geo W Cass, Allegheny county.
D 0..... James P. Barr. do.
25th...d0,....James G. Campbell, Butler county.
26th...d0 David S. Morris, Lawrence county.
27th...d0 Thomas W. Grayson, Crawford musty.
28th...d0 la ennedy L. Blood, Jefferson county.
Vise several County Committees of Einporintendouvi
are requested to communicate the names and postoffice
address of their members to the Chairman of the State
Central Committee. Editors of Democratic papers in
Pennsylvania axe requested to forward copies to him.
CHARLES I. BIDDLE, Chairman.
Democratic County Convention.
At a meeting of the County Committee, held
at the public house of Jas. Raymond, in the
City of Harrisburg, on the 15th inst., it wee
• Resolved, That the Democratic voters of the
several wards, boroughs and townships in Dau
phin county, are requested to meet at their
usual places of holding delegate elections, in
the toWnshipe, between the hours of five and
seven o'clock, P. M , and in the wards and
boroughs, between the hours of seven and a
half and nine o'clock, P. M„ on : Saturday the
sth day of September next, for the purpose of
electing two delegates from each ward, bor
ough and township, to represent them in a
County Convention, which shall be held at the
Court House, in the. City of Harrisburg, on
Tuesday, the Bth day of September next., at
two o'clock, P. M., for the purpose of 'forming
a county ticket, &c.
The following changes in the places of hold
ing delegate elections were made, viz :
Susquehanna Township,—From Miller's school
house, to Michael G. Shreiner's hotel, Coxes
Middletown—Middle Ward.—To the public
house of Raymond & Kendig.
A. W. WATson, Chairman.
Franklin Smith, Secretary.
Col. A. K. M'Clure.
This tettEdontial friend and adviser of GM
Curtin is proprietor and editor of the Chant
bereburg Repository. Having amassed a large
fortune within a few years by means only
k no vii i t 8 biraself and the initiated in legisla
tive legerdemain, he apes the manners of a
gentleman and puts on the airs of a man of
consequence. For some time past he has
evinced a strong disposition to draw this pa
per into a controversy with him. It is not
through fear of his trenchant blade that we
have hitherto declined, but because we know
his character and despise the man. We have
now but few words to spare upon him. In his
paper of the 19th he has devoted a eigumn and
a half to our benefit, not a word of which is
true. Col. M'Clure has been, for some years
past, well known as an intriguer and corrup
lionist—he now appears in a, new character,
that of a Meadleious villifier—and it suits him
well" He will thrive in the vocation, and earn
a "silver set" before the close of the cam
A BLACK RECORD.
CURTIN'S, PORTRAIT-DRAWN BY A
BLACK REPUBLICAN EDITOR.
"Row the Nirmination is Viewed" at
When a candidate's own party volunteers to
paint him as black as Satan there is no need
that we should try to make him blacker. The
tint is deep enough, and we accept the portrait
as it came from the hands of the limner. We
know well enough what the record will show
against his Excellency, but the weather is too
warm to work in the mine just now ; before
the election many thine not calculated to ele
sl,to him in the estimation of honorable men
will appear—but for the present., as a foretaste
of that which is in reserve, we take the follow
ing from the Pittsburg Gazette, a Republican
paper no black and venomous as any in the
State—it was addressed to the Convention that
" Ire have endeavored to show that he imposed
',von the eoldiers ' by framing them out to his
friends, and thus clenyling that he had employed
" We have exhibited the record to establish
the fs ct that he had approved a bill, acknowledged
by him to be scrons, WHICH ROBBED THE
TREASURY OF MANY MILLIONS OF
MONEY; that as the conditions of his approval,
he had taken an agreement for the State, which
he abstracted, and secretly surrendered to the
parties who had given—and that when inter
rogated by the Legislature, he confessed the
fact, and offered as his apology, a reason which
is shown to have been untrue_
"We have demonstrated the fact that he bar
gained away a Republican United States Senator,
for the consideration of an adjournment, and the
discharge of the committee, appointed to in
quire into the means which had been used to
procure the passage of that bill."
"And we itece inferred from all this—without
referring to other matters—THAT HIS NOMI
NATION WOULD BE DISGRACEFUL TO
THE ;PARTY AND HIS ELECTION IMPOS
SIBLE * *
A very just inference from the facts truly.
We coincide in opinion with the Gazette, in
*hose giant embrace, for the present, we leave
his Excellency, with our full permission to
wriggle out if he can. The charges are made
by a Republican—and most damaging charges
they are—and the record is appealed to. If
there is a way of escape, either his Excellency
himself, who is an adroit juggler, or his friend
M'Clure, who is still more expert, will be sure
to find it. Slut we think they are looked in,
the key lest, and every window barred.
Tun Pittsburg Chronicle of the 9th says
"While New York Copperheads, headed by
their Governor, are endeavoring to hinder and
embarrass the government in reinforcing the
Potomac Army, that army, through' lack of
men, is now, probably, retiring towards Wash
ington. 'We are not officially told this, but
surmise so much from the direction of late
The Chronicle is "not officially told this,"
but "aurraiscs so much." Very much that ap
pears in the Administration press is built upon
"surmise," and unfortunately for the people,
who desire correct information, these Aboli
tion " surmises " generally prove to be very
near of kin t 0 tnisrepreeentation, or down.
right falsehood. We admit, however, that in
this respect they differ very little from such
official information as we receive ; so that the
Chronicle is nearly as safe on the stool of its
4 * surmise" as it would be egi th brattder
foundation of official information. But in this
instance the Chronicle may be correct, and the
following extract from a letter written by the
special correspondent of the N. Tribune,
dated " Headquarters - Army of the Potomac,
August d7,"lnay satisfactorily explain why
that army is now inert "-through lack of men,"
without brining, the draft, •or any other
agency, at ell in question. The " Special "
" I may say, however, that troops sailed
from Alexandria last evening for New York,
which had left here on Saturday, and more
will doubtlees follow. Theirtaission is said to
be to protect the city from renewed riots in
connection with the draft.
There are no New York, New Jersey, or
Pennsylvania regiments'among the troops sent
or being sent. They are from New England
and the West. -Their numbers and names will
be only known on arrival. When no longer
r..oaded in New York, they will be returned
here or sent Southward, as circumstances may
A New York paper of Wednesday, while
professing to be restrained from stating the
full number of troops placed in that vicinity
through the activity and patriotic solicitude of
the War Department, nevertheless claimed that
it was violating no order or propriety in say
ing that there were at least twenty thousand.
We infer from this that the number may be
ten or twenty thousand more. Most of these
troops have' been drawn from the Army of the
POtemae, and, taking the number to be but
twenty thousand, in the present reduced state
of the regiments, would reduce it at least one
If, therefore, the Army of the Potomac has
been so reduced as to require it to fall back
"towards Washington," the administration, and
not Gov. Seymeur or the New York Copper
heads, is to blame—for we maintain that there
is no more necessity for the presence of those
troops at New York than at Harrisburg or
Pittsburg—the only motive of the administra
tion in sending them there being to make a
display of military power, with the view of
insulting a sovereign State and overawing its
Eztettitive. The State force, under direction of
its able and patriotic Governor, would have
as well preserved order during the draft with
out:the presence of twenty thousand federA
troops as with it, The object of their presence,
as we said before, was to insult and awe. And
mark you, they were picked troops, Abolition
savages, the mere slaves of the despotism at
Washington, who could be relied upon to com
mit murder at the word of command.
"There are no New York, New Jersey, or
Pennsylvania regiments among the troops
sent, or being sent," says the "Special" of the
Tribune; "lbw are from Noe England and front
We thank the administration for the compli
ment. paid to the “regiments" from the Demo
cratic States of New York, New Jersey and
Pennsylvania; but the very failure to send
these Christian troops shows more plainly the
diabolical purpose of the Washington Butchers.
Intending to shed innocent blood upon the
slightest pretext, they selected as their inst ru
mote the cold blooded Yankee Abolition resi
menta and such troops from the West as they
knew to be imbued with the hellish spirit of
/laying shown the reaison why the Army of
the Potomac "lacks men" at this time, and the
purpose for which its ranks were weakened,
we feel no disposition to pursue the subject
further at present.
The Abolition Victory in Kentucky.
It appears that the Abolition victory in Ken;
tuelty, over which the Administration papers
have been so lustily crowing, turns out to be
no great victory after all. The regularly nom
inated Democratic tieltet was beats% and there
the Abolition triumph ended. The Governor
and members of Congress elect appear to have
no greater affinity with the doctrines of the
Lincoln Administration than the defeated can
diciaM, We have already placed on record the
sentiments of Mr. Clay, elected to Congress
from the Louisville district—they are deciedly
hostile to the policy of the ruling party. N o w
we have a declaration from Jadge Bramlett*,
who was elected Governor over Mr. Wickliffe.
We do not think they will prove entirely
satisfactory to the President and his friends.
Judge Dramtette, having been misrepresented
in the Cincinnati Gemmerreial, in regard to a
speech delivered by him at Carlisle, (northern
Kentucky,) addressed a letter to that paper in
which he thus expressed himself :
"I am made to say, in reference to the war
'policy of the Administration:. 6 While Kentucky
expressed no opinions, either dissenting from
or approving these measures,' &e. At Carlisle.
and in every speech made by me elsewhere I
stated, with all the point and distinctness I
could, that the Union Democracy of Kentucky
condemned, itt the ores:fast terms, all the radical
measures of the tear policy of the Administration,.
arid were pledged to use all peaceful and legit
imate means to correct them ; that they held
the Government to be right, and the best Gov
ernment in the world, and that it should not be
overthrown because of any obnoxious measures
or policy of any Administration. That they
hold that there is a marked distinction between
any administration of the Government and the
Government itself. The one is transient—of
short duration and may be all wrong—the other
was formed ' to endure forever,' and is all right.
I have said in every speech, without ex
ception, and I have been particular so to do,
that I gave my full and unreserved a, sent to
the platformcf the 'Union Democracy' adopted
at LouievilW in convention assembled, on the
18th of March."
The platform upon which the "Union ticket" ,
of Kentucky was elected, declares, among other
" Our institutions are assailed by an armed
rebellion on one aide * * * and on
the other by unconstiiutionatacts of Congress and
STARTLING USURPATIONS OF POWER BY
"That there is a manifest dif f
erence beliceen any
administration of the government and the govern
ment iteeff The one is transitory, limited in
duration only to that period of time for which
the officers elected by the people are charged
with the conduct of the same ; the other is
permanent, intended by its founders to endure
"That the Froolamation of the President of
the United States, dated let of January, 1863,
by which he assumes to emancipate all slaves
within certain States is unwise; unconstitu
tional and void.
"That the power which has recently been as
sumed by the President of the United States,
whereby, under the guise of military necessity,
he has proclaimed and extended martial law,
over States Where war did not exist, and has
suspended the writ of habeas corpus. is unwar
ranted by the Constitution, and its tendency is
to subordinate civil to military authority, and
to subvert constitutional• and free govern
This platform, and the declarations of GOV-
Brarnlette, and congressman Clay, would be
called, in this region, exceedingly copperhead
ish, and be denounced by the faithful servitors
of the President as treasonable to the govern
Upon the whole—although the election of
the "Union Ticket" in Kentucky was securcd
by the potency of Barnside's bayone,te, we do
not End any VOMOtk to he greatly dissatisfied
with the result. •
Kurrocky —The Louisville Journal gives
the radicals a sharp rap for claiming Kentucky.
It says :
The New York Tribune says that Brutus J.
Clay was one of a minority 44 who voted in the . ,
last Kentucky House not to reject the Presi-.
dent's proffer of compensated emancipation."
In answer to this misrepresentation, we need
only cite the following passages from the letter
in which Mr. Clay accepted the nomination for
Congress in the Ashland district;
cc At the same time I am opposed to the
policy of the Administration as to the abolition
of slavery, and the enlisting of slaves as soldiers,
and while in the State Legislature I Voted for
the various resolutions which were passed con
demning those measures.
* * * * *
, c I i t ra not, and have never been, in favor of
emancipation, either gradual, immediate or
cc T. was a member Of the Union Convention
which assembled in Louisville in March last,
and voted for the platform or principles they
adopted, and intend, so far as they apply, to
be guided by them should I be honored with a
seat in Congress." •
The way the Republican journals deeeive
themselves, or attempt to deceive others con
cerning the late election in Kentucky, certainly
is or should be an emphatic caution to all right
minded persons who live in our time and clime.
MUTILATED POBTAL Cualtxxoy.—There is
much complaint about the torn, dirty and muti
lated postal currency. At present the only
mode of exchanging these notes is as follows:
'Mutilated notes and fragments will he re
deemed only at the Treasury of the United
States at Washington, whither they can be sent,
addressed to the Treasurer of the United States,
by mail, free of postage. A draft on the As
sistant Treasurer at New York for the amount
allowed will be returned in the same way to the
address of the person remitting the same_ Mu
tilated fractional notes presented for redemp
tion must be in sums of not less than three dol.:
lars of the full face value."
A c a urotonA paper grammatically dessribes
the diggings as—Positive, mine; comparative,
miner ; 'superlative, minus."
NEWS OF THE DAY.
BY THE MAILS.
FROM MEMPHIS AND BELOW
al 7.11. BANKS IN BUMMER (MARTENS—OEN. WEIT
ZEL—GEN. FRANKLIN—GEN. HERRON. &C.
MEMPHIS, August 15.—The Tempest has ar
rived from New Orleans with dates to the 9th
The army under commend of Gen. Banks
can now be considered in summer quarters.
General Banks is at New Orleans, but it was
rumored that he was going home in a few days.
His staff are to accompany him. Gen. Weitzel
occupies the Teche country.
General Franklin has superseded General
Dudley in command at Baton Rouge. General
Andrews continues in command at Port Hud
son. The health of the troops, taking into con-,
sideration the season of the year, with the
weather, is tolerable.
General Herron is still two miles below Port
Hudson, at Mount Pleasant, Landing, 1113
troops are in good health and spirits.
But little is known of the movements of the
rebels in the country back of the Missisrippi.
The river on both sides is being depopulated
of white men and negroes suited for the field.
Portions of Mississippi, back'of Natchez, near
Hamburg and Kingston, which have never been
visited "y 'the conscription •before, are now
nearly laidaste. Every man capable of bear
ing amp i either conscripted or drafted.—
Those who n get to Natchez do so, and at
on c e place t l , , Octselr p es under the protection of
General RatViom. About two hundred men,
who had fiafromlbe iron rule of conscription,
arrived at Natchez in one day,`and took 'the
oath of allegiance. They were mostly from
the line of the Jackson and Mobile railroad.
ADVANCE OF ROSECRANS" ARMY.
THE ARMY HOT.ING ON GMITTAHOO 4 IA.
, From the St. Louis Democrat, Augatt 17.
A letter from an officer under Rosecrans,
dated August 8, University place, headquar
ters Third brigade, Fourth division Fourteenth
array corps, says: "We are ordered to have
our 'train in readiness to move, and to draw
ten days' rations and forage. • Destination
supposed to be Atlanta, Georgia. Gen. Tur
chin is our brigade oommauder and is well
liked by all."
From the Nashville Union, /levet 16
Governer Johnson, accompanied by his pri
vate secretary, Colonel Browning, returned on
Friday evening from a visit of several days to
the front. His trip was extended as far as
Fayetteville, in Lint-Alla oohty, but a short
distance from Huntsville. The army is in
motion, and will very probably take possfs
sion of Chattanooga without resistance. Re
fugees report Bragg moving in the ditecitibn
of Atlanta, and that his force is greatly weak
ened and disorg4ol2o. Wo cherish a strong
hope that by the first of September we will
have possession of all of glorious East Ten
nessee. There is no power in the Southern
Confederacy equal to resist the great army
Which is now on its march to Chattanooga.
ATTEMPTED ESCAPE OP LIEUT. REED,
BOSTON, August 19 —Lieutenant Reed, for
merly of the pirate Taeony, now a prisoner at
Fort 'Warren, came near escaping, last night.
He got out, of his casemate, and was found this
morning in the grass. Three other pirates did
effect their.escape by 'tinting on a larget over
to Lovell's Island. They there stole a sloop
boat of trn tons, and were to come back for
their leader, but in this they failed, ' As the
wind was southwest and fresh, they must have
steered north along the .coast. Lookouts are
TUB UOCUBSTEZ CONVENTION-TELE PLATFORM_
ROCUESTER, August ,18.—The conservative
meeting assembled at the Osborn House at 10
o'clock this morning, N. H. Wood, of Wis
eon sin'presiding, for the purpose of hearing the
report of the Busiaess 'Committee, It was re•
solved to continue the session with closed doors,
and also to issue a series of resolutions instead
of an address.
At the close of the afternoon session the fol
lowing series of resolutions, submitted by the
Business Committee, were adopted, after being,
considerably amended and modified at the sug
gestion of Gen. Leslie Coom'es: -
Resolved, That this meeting favors an asso
ciation of conservative Union men for the next
Proaidential earopeign, and that: we invite the
union and co-operation of all who are opposed to
the election to any office in the gift of the ,
people of illy person in political connection or
sympathy with secession, abolitionism, or na
tionism of any kind ; that our abiding purpose,
in brief is tie suppression of the rebellion,
the maintenance of the Union, adherence to
the Constitution, fidelity to the government,
the enforcement of the laws and opposition to
Resolved, That a patine/ committee be ap
pointed by this meeting, to be composed of two
members from each State, and •a secretary,
who shall be ex officio a member thereof ; said
committee to have power to fill vacancies; that
it shall be the duty of the committee to elect a
president and treasurer, and to call a national
convention for the nomination of a President
and Vice President of the United States, and
to make all necessary arrangements for con
ducting the presidential campaign, and to con
fer with other conservative organizations for
the purpose of securing united action.
I?esolced, That the establishment of the in
dependence of the States in revolt would entail
upon the people of the United States evils more
grievous and greatly more enduring than all
that would result from the-eontinuatice- of the
war; wherefore every patriot should support
the appropriation of all the money and men
necessary for a vigorous and successful prose
cution of the war, against the people in a state
of military insurrection, until they dissolve
their military array against the United Stwes t
and in good faith return to the Union under
their respective State constitutions existing at
the time they revolted.
Resolved, That the people of a State, any
portion of whom are in insurrection against
the United States, should they abandon such
insurrection and return to their allegiance and
obedience to the authority of the Constitution
and laws of the United States and their respec
tive States, and perform every other act in
conducting the Federal government, which the
people of nay state may rightfully . do; Provi-,
ded, however, that all persons, who in this re
volt have violated any of the criminal or penal
laws of the United States, will be subject to be
tried according to forms prescribed by the Con
stitution and laws of the United States for such
Resoled, That the rights of property, whether
in lands, personalty, or slaves, in the States,
is exclusively within the authority and juris
dieton of the States respectively ; and, the
owners of all or either of these three classes of
property cannot be deprived of it by the gov
ernment of the United States, the Preeident,
or any military or civil officer thereof, except
for public use and just compensation, or for
crimes committed of which they shall be con
victed according to the mode and form of trial
prescribed by the Constitution,
Resolved, That the sole end for which the
United States government has power to carry
on the existing war against the people in re
volt is to suppress their insurrection and com
pel them to obey the Constitution and the laws
of Congress; and whenever this end is effected,
either by military power or the.voluntary sub
mission of the insurgents, there is no other
lawful end for which Ih3 war could be further
prosecuted, and it would become the duty of
Congress, which the Constitution charges with
the suppression of insurrectiond, to
close the war.
Resolved, That in order.to secure a full rep
resentation of the entire country in the con
vention herein provided for, and an energetic
prosecution of the Campaigii, w etill upon eon
servative men in every town and county of the
United States to form conservative Union clubs
by the election of a president, vice' president,
secretary and treasurer, and report the same
to the secretary of the national committee.
A national committee was selected, and B.
T. Stevens was Appointed secretary. But as
several of the gentlemen named for the com
mittee bad not been consulted, it was deter
mined not t o mutilate the committee until tht7
had been notified of their selection, and their
aiceptanee or declination received by the sec
The business of the meeting having been con
cluded, a recess until 8 o'clock was ordered,
ex- Governor Hunt having been invited to an in
terview with the members. This interview was
also conducted with closed don ; and at its
conclusion the meeting adjourned sine die..
The number of members present to day did
not exceed twenty.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 19. —The following banks
have been established; First National Bank,
Norwiob, Conn., capital $100,000; First Na
tional Bank of Lyons, lowa, capital $60,000 ;
Firetliational Bank of Columbia, Mo., capital
TRIAL 01 A SPY.
The Court Martial of which Gen. Slough is
President was to-day engaged. The trial of
J. J. Cochran, alias James Stewart, a spy, who
Was arrested in March last, with divers i passes
through the Southern cities and posts, and let•
ters indicating that he was a spy; on his per
son. In one of these letters he mentions hay
ing brim over to Richmond eight times, and
also to various other Southern cities, and of
his having made $lO,OOO. When captured he
offered to enter the service of the Federal
'Government to gain information in the South,
where he said he could pass everywhere, and
his only object was pay.
ADTEAT/SINO OVU WYETEBN COIINTRY.
Government is About sending out to E a rope
as special agent, Prof. Ruggles, of. New York,
for the purpose of making 'the people abroad
familiar with the country west of the Missis
sippi, its extent and vast resources. To this
end the General Land Office has furnished
specimens of minerals and ores, maps and sta
tistics. It is believed that the mission will
prove of great benefit to the future development
of the great West.
CAPTURE OF REBEL MAIL CARRIERS.
T. C. Bledoe of Richmond, and Theme J.
Thompson, of ;his city, arrived in town to-day,
having been captured at Matthias Point, with is
rebel mail of about one hundred letters, many
addressed to parties in Washington.
ESCORTS FOR SIITLEtte.
Hereafter, by order of Major General Meath.,
a cavalry escort is to be furnished to regularly
WOMEN SENT HOME.
)adies now with the army other than
norm are ordered to4eave.
GEN. SIGEL'S STAFF MUSTERED OUT.
General Sigel has been relieved from his
duties in Pennsylvania, and• his staff mustered
out the service. It is also rumored, possibly
with the above fact for its foundation, that all
the unemployed volunteer generals are to be
mustered, out of the service immediately.
AltE/VAL OF THE pool"
The Sidon was boarded by the news yacht at
Cape race on the 10th, at sp. m. She brings
the following news :
The Times says that the rumor was current
at Chatham that in consequence of the recent
menacing news from America, the government
intends sending additional troops to British
North America. •
The Times says it should not be surprised if
something arose oat of the alleged proposition
from Jeff. Davis to Napoleon for an offensive
and defensive alliance between Mexico, under
the French protection, and the Confederates,
whibh would be quite consistent With the late
French policy. The world might look with
favor on DUO a contingency, but absolute neu
trality would be England's policy.
The Times looks upon the election of the
Archduke Maximillian in Mexico as important,
and says it will have a tendenhy to union be
tween France and Austria, and to a division
between France and America. The Northern
ers must be incensed against Napoleon, and
the Unionists can hardly fail to come , in col
lision with the new Empire.
The Daily News is bitter on the French
policy in Mexico, and does not believe that the
Archduke will accept the throne.
La Patrie asserts that the Archduke made
his acceptance dependent on the consent of the
Empire of Austria.
La France says if be accepts, France end .
England will recognise him imtnediately, and
the other Powers will follow.
The Emperor and Empress of the French
had sent congratulations to the Archduke.
The Polish question remained in atatu quo.
The latest new via Queenstown states that
it is generally asserted that Maximilliun will
accept the Mexican Crown.
The Unite dStates corvette St. Limis sailed
from Cadis, August 0.
The Polish questiqn exhibits no new phase,
but public opinion points to peace.
It is reported that Austria bas sect a propo
sition Ro Rpssia containing a slight nominal
modification of her late note.
La France asserts that the French note firmly
maintains the claims advanced by the turee
Powers, but it is drawu up in a spirit of modi
Engagements continue to take place between
the insurgent 3 and troops.
Twenty-seven German Princes have accepted
the Emperor of Austria's invitation to a con
ference at Frankfort.
A China telegram announces that the Japan
(petition has been temporarily settled.
The American Legation had been burnel.
LoNnoN,.Augnst 15.—There is no political
news of importance.
It le generally asserted that Archduke Max
imillian of Austria will accept the throne of
ztt)D9R Ell 3 3 zfAAP '(')J'!
By ordering Illeloosel and destructive minerals from the
supply tables, has conthrred a bless:ng on our sick sol
diers. Let him not step here. Let him order the dis
continuance of "Bleeding," and the use of BRAND
BETH'S PILLS in the place thereof. Then will
commence a "new era" in the practise of Medicine,
which would then become emphatically
THE MEALIfil* ART.
I have fer thirty )ears taught that no diseased ac-
tion could be cured by mercury or tartar emetic. That
the human body could only be “made whole” by ihreg-
eta rle le/Ail—Animal fool eel% in fact, condensed
vegetables. BRANDRETIVS PILLS should be in
every Military Hospital. These Pills cure BILIOUS
DIA lIHRCEI, CHRONIC DIARRIICE t CHRONIC
DYSENTERY, and atll revere and 4.ffeotione of the
Bowels, sooner and more sniely than any medicine in
the world. BRANDRETWS PILLS in these cases
should be taken night and morning. Read directions
and get new style,
CASE OF ROSCOE H. WATSON
Dr. B. Srandreth, New York:
Bra : I was a private in Co. Y, 17th Regiment, New
York Vole. While pt garrison's Landing and on the
Rappahannock near Falmouth, I and many of the Com
pany were sick with bilious diarrhoea. The Army Sur
geon did not cure ns, and I was reduced to skirt and
bone. Among the Company were quite a number of
members who had worked in your Laboratory at Sing
Bing. They were not nick ',Magee they need Brand
reth's P ills. These men prevailed upon me and others
to use the Pills, and we were all cared in from two t•
five days. After this our boys used Brandreth's Pills
for the typhus fever, colds, rheumatism, and In no case
did they fail to restore health•
Out of gratitude to you for my good health , I send
you this letttr, which, it necessary, %be entire Com
pany would sign. '
I am, respectfully, yams,
ROSCOE K. WATSON, Sing Sing, N. Y.
Principal office, 294 Canal street, New York.
For sale in Harrisburg by GEO. H. BELL
To Horse Owners.
Dr. Sweet's Infallible Linithent for Horses
is unrivaled by any, and in all cases of Lameness, ari
sing.from Opraine Braises or Wrenching, Its effect in
magical and captain_ Harness or Saddle Halle, &reek
es, Mange, &c. it will also cure speedily. Spavin and
Ringbone may be easily prevented and cured in their
incipient stages, bat confirmed cases tare beyond the
possibility of a radical cure. No case of the kind, how
ever, is so desperate or hopeless but it may be alleviated
by this Liniment, and its faithful application will al
ways remove the Lameness, and enable the horse to
travel with comparative ease.
Every horse owner should have this remedy at hand,
for its timely use at the first appearance of Lameness
will effectually prevent those formidable diseases men
tioned, to which all horses are liable, andebinn render
so Many otherwise valuable, horses nearly worthless.
Bee advertisement ap2o eow-d&w
IOFFEES AND BUGAIIS OF ALL
GRADES, and at reasonable
_prices, for MO by
WM. DOCK, Ja., & CO.
Q MOKED SALMON.—A choice supply
PhJ for We by WM. DOCK, Jr., do CO.
N ix oN s,
FOR ONE DAY ONLY !
ger SPECIAL NOTICE.
Tin management has groat p'easare in annonseing
that he has, at great expense, secured the talent of this
wonderia Race of feopie l kustaing on the vast and
traeklese Dewitt of Sahara, who will make their
FIRST APPEARANCE IN AMERICA !
ON FRIIS-AY, AUGUST 21st,
AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
THE GREAT COMPANY OF
TILBEC TOO TORIAREG
AL R. A. la ,e;
ELEVEN IN NITMDEA,
ALI ABD ALLAH,
BREMEN BEN HASSEV,
AFFIB BEN CODIM,
From Mr Attu Mountains ; with nev reetg and Norei
Costanse as they appea od at the Hippodr.me, Paris,
with immense success.
It h imrossiblo to describe th feats If t heat wonder
ful Artistes, their every movement 'a rephte with da
ring dexterity, a7d while they altar ish each spectator,
they banish fear by easy nosobelence. RieTe. 6 11246 the
Bra Equestrian performance was given to the present
day have they been ego/sized, both in tie profession and
the public, have pronouncm them the he tine Ultra
of Artistes. The Arabs are is ithout a p re.l'el. there
never having keen one t 3 contest their superiority.
ponoil .eannot sketch, or pen describe, the peculiar
performance of these Children of the D^serti their
Leaps, Somersaults and Eounde are to rapidly execn
ted, and of to wonderful a nature, that the sp , otators
are lost in amazement at the r lightning•like move
PUBLIC SALE of FORTY HORSES.
Will be cold at public Sias, on t adoy, Angiikt
26th. 1663 • at my stable in Vine street, Barrieburg,
Pa., one ray trotting horse, who has trotted in 2.52, six
years coNi ; several pairs of match°, driving horses;
farm, draught and riding horses. The sale embraces
some fine stock, and will be sold without reserve to the
highest and Ce.t bidders. The terms tf sale will be a
dednoti• ri of tiro per cunt for cash or notes with ap
proved security, for ninety days. Bale to commence az
10 co , ciock. W. MET2GAR.
TO BOOT MAKERS.—Wanted, at
ENVER SANDERS', in Walnut etreet next to the
Dauphin County Priyon, two good Boot Makers and one
Mender. None bat the beat workmen need apply, Wilt
pay higher wagee than any other manufacturer in the
- WXEMPTIONS FROM THE DRAFT.
Persona having legal claims to exemption from the
draft can have their cases prepared and presented to the
Board on application to It. B. FERGUSON, Attorney-st-
Law, Baena& street, appoints) Buehler Rouse_ (Ake
with Wm It. Miller, lan. Aug 124w4.
Messrs. BECKER dr, PALK, Proprietors, B.IIIIOIIDCe to
the citizens of Harrisburg that this cool and delightful
Bummer retreat is now open for visitors. Accommoda
tions will be furnished to partite and pio-nice at reason
able terms, a dancing platform having been erected frr
their special use. Beason tickets for families, good for
one year, "LW
No improper characters admitted, and no intoxicated
person will be permitted to visit the Island.
A Ferry Boat plies constantly between the Island end
the feet of Broad street, West Harrisburg. jel3.3m
Ti 0 RSE AND CART FOR SALE.-
A good Horse, Coal Cart rand harness will be so:l
at a bargain. Call on Judge Dock, opposite the Cour:
House. [Ang 15-dlw*J (MILLIARD DOCK.
610 THOSE DESIRING. TO PRO
crritE FATBSaTtITES, AND '
TO THOSE WISHING TO BECOME SUBSTITUTES.
The undersigned, Military Claiih Agents, tender their
services for the procuring of Substitutes for Drafted
teen, as well as for the securing of the highest price
for those wishing to offer themselves as BabotitUtea•
They will register the names Of each class referred le !
with the amounts, in mon.y, proposed to be given ty
the one and to be received by the other.
Drafted men who are legally exempt can have all the
papers prepared necessary to establish their claims
exemption by calling upon the underai7 ' nPd.
These laterosted are invited to call at the cifice, in
the Exchange Buildings, opposite the lauslain Coate: ,
Prison. MsoDOWELL & hiAGUIRE,
auls-1m Military Claim Agents.
ATTENTION, DRAFIE 1) MEN
Any drafted man from this district, desiring to
volunteer in the 47th. Regiment P_ Y. stationed at Pi
WW 2 Fla., will be accepted, by applying to the HO
- scriber They will receive 07 before leaving for to
Lieut. W. W. GIETY,
Second st. 2 doors below Kelker'S Hardware store
THE FALL SESSION OF THE Ha
t RISDURG- ACADEMY opon on Mond*
the 31st of August. For vacancies apply to
3. F. SEILER,
D RAFT! DRAFT!
D u q ue " in relation to the draft direfully and r4iia•
bly attended to. ¢Ei
Exemption papers drawn np with care, and
argued before the Board of Enrollment at mederste
Any persons wishing to go as substitute for arY
drafted ream, will receive the highest cash price on s r .
plication at the established Malin Agency of
EUGENE BEYD.EIt, AttOrney at Law,
anl7-Iwd Third street near Market, Harrisburg, 7i.
OF HARRISBURG CITY, as
laid out by direction of the
00444niTIR numerous co Mose and distances of qie
streets, squares, &0.. marked on it, and designating. o : 4
and nfirmed by
different wards, public bonding% dro.` It 1% in taC"
the only correct map of the city. For sale by
H. Rfitlis, Chief Regulator,
Cor. 3d et. and 01!at_tb(2.rpz...
MOTIONS.—Quite a variety of weft'
and eritertaining artiole--igioap—at
WANTED.—An active boy, in a dry
goods store. Maguire at THIS O.F.FIGE.
, BASH ALI,