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AND BLOOMSBURG GENERAL ADVERTISER.
LEVI L. TATE, EDITOll.
"TO HOLD AND TllIM I'll 13 TOUCH OF TRUTH AND WAVE tT O'EU THE DARKENED EARTH."
TERMS: $2 00 JN ADVANCE
VOL. .18. NO, 35.
HURRAH FOR M'CLELLAN.
Altt. Wait rou the Waook.
Pome, brothers, ainl iinlla with ui.
Cumo join us ono and aid
United Wo must ronniiT,
llul dlriileil wc rlmll fall ;
Ojr Union flag we'ro raisins
Fo'r Mcl.'lfillnn tried nnd true,
Who'll uphold It anil revcro'lt
1'H the Ucd, White find Ulue.
I'lloRus. Tlirn hurrah fur McOlclUn,
llurr.'ih fot Mct'lollan,
lltirrnh for McClellan,
And the lUil, White and Blu.
Our ship's tlie"Cnn-ll tution.
With our leader at the helm.
We'll brliiR her Into nrtion, '
And hor foeo we'll overwhelm.
They'll llnd that wu'll lie "up and dressed"
Cnnugh to put them through i
Let our watchword hu McClellan,
And the Ued. White and Blue.
Our flag hall lie respected
Nut trampled In the dust i
The ttars and stripes shall not cone down,
Though traitor say Ihey must.
Thank Hod e have a Captain,
To his country ever true,
We'll stand by McClellan,
And the Ucd, White and (Hue.
Come, thrn, all good nnd truo men,
And let us all unite,
With suih a gullaut leader.
We're sure tu win the fight ;
Tb our country nnd the Uulmi
lt oiieli of us be true.
We'll fight with .McClellan
Fur ilio Ued, White and Illue.
EDITliD BY Li:VI I.. TATE, PEOPRIKTOR
"Cur Constitution zuard it ever'.
Our plorious Union hold It dear'
Onr silarry n.iKforsako It ncv'r!
The proud Caucasslan cur only peer!
Saturday Morning, Oct. 29,1004.
QEM. GEO. B. McCLSLLAN.
ir m.w ji:hm.v.
I'OU Vl( H Phi:SI13KNT,
HON. GEO. H. PENDLETON,
. (II UIIIU.
7 gMaogca:My.?i-rf;w.T.T!aaaac!!r. raTraarce
eTho Electoral Ticked, is now prin.
td and ready for distribution, at theoffiou
of the ' 'olunibiaDtfinoiT.it.,'
tT l."t. no fiiUo prmi""t or false
boa-ts dot-T j on from uing tvory honur
ublc effort to d fuat the pirty in p iwr
Tliev rolv unon money, for:"" me uiMii
ences and official pali'Mia
The know !
tbe'fi'e desire a tiunge,
The defeat of thu 'notorious Charles II
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e hr uer by Judge Wall in the Senatorial
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tusir.ct comport o. tuo uu,. u. ; anl bo a failure at that !
coming, Union and Snyder, is especially ) .......
gratiGyiog. It is regarded as a severe hit j t reai(!0 l0 W(j.jjL. ()f (ha rcjpnn
at Ihe everlasting candidate for Luittd , tifci,t o b() ho,-, should iltu people) rat
Staws Senator, Simon Cameron. ;fy yollr ct10jco, Conscious of my own
m i' ti, r, i weakuens I can only s-eck fcrvenily the ui-
Tiir. NovEMiicu Lr.eniON'i. 1 ho rc-, ' . ,
, c , i .- i) ...inu nt.in dance ol the Itulcr of the Universe, aud,
Fult of the elections in Pennsylvania, Uluoi , '
and Indiana, as well as thu rcceut town
vote in Conueticut settles tho question that
the political tidu is rtiuuing heavily against
All the gain is on tho side of the Demo
cratic party , and now that tho current has ;
fairlv set in. it will move with accelerated
forco up to tho lime the November vote isj earI ovori tSenornl Sherman don't think
taken. bo, for he soys that "ihere may bo jiutny
Mr. Lincoln ami Tennessee. j orn.il.tnry operations from Atlanta
i as a base. 'Ilio truth is, on Lincoln s
A delenation of men from Icnncsseo, ' ,. , . , ,,, , ,
a u t"" , , 1 policy tho war is unending. It re-elected,
whoso "loyalty has novcr been called ' . .,.,,,, . .
"u u 3 1 . , ., . T. he will call lor 5U0.0U0 moro m.-n m tlnr
into quc&tiou, waited on Picsident Iiin- l(
coin a few days ago, with a petition for, . .
the redress of grievances, suffered at thc fy-The Union must be preserved at
Lands of Gov. Johnson, military agent huzaid.-. Gen. McClclion's Letter,
for that State, also candidate for Vieo i -- -
President on tho Lincoln ticket. The ' rQf '''lie laboring man who wants a
petitioners clearly set forth the gross vio-
lations of State and National Constitu. !
tions. tlu insult offered to all Tcnnceseans ',
bv Gov. Johnson's nroclaraatious and test !
oath by which the peoplo are called uj ou
to peijuro themselves, and appealed to lhe(
President, in strong but decorous langu-1
iticiann. ' and gavo this cmpuatio au-
iwer : " expect lo let the friends of Gto,
B. MaClelhtn to manage their side of this
ccntest in their own way ; and I tall
manage my side of it in my way."
What cares tho Prcaideut for tho Buffer
ing and wrongs of the peoplo ? He is too
busily engaged iu President-making : ho
is fully determined to re-oloct himself, nnd
bo is going to taka "my way,'' for doing
it. A part of that "way" was developed
In Indiana recently. What a humiliating
tpectuclc, to seo tho President dipping
Into the filthy pool of party politics, whilo
bo loses sight of the suffering of his coun
try and its psopls '
' s fa . ' i familes by enforced conscription, will vote i tbist official announcement that thero is to
them. How were they received ? V by fof C3wdidalM 0D a uiou ,, 0 b(j amtfwr ( llcmcmbe: t0 that
tho President, as usual, treated the whole , w ,
matter as a oko." He said it was a , .. . . . , , , ,, , ,
, , , ... , , dnfn, restore all citizens to their hotnes i have about DIkd ihe llepublicau program
echeuie concocted by the "New lork pol- ,,,,, , ,
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. - . . . I UUV ll HSIIIKWI I 1111.
BLOOMSBURG, COLUMBIA COUNTY, PENN'A,, SATURDAY, OCTOBER
The Pottsvillc Outrage
Tho veteran soldier who was struck
down, cut and mauglcd with eabrcs by tho
Liueolnitcs is dcvl ! Ho had served
throo years, but was killed by noisy aboli
tion liotors who had never scon ecrvico,and
that too without any cause. They rodo
upon a democratic meeting, cutting right,
and loft aniong,nicn, women nnd children.
Will voters stntain such outrages. In
Philadelphia, Pittsburg ,St Lous and oth
er places, similar outragous conduct has
been resorted to by tho miserable advo
cates of the Washington depotisin. Rc
member them in November.
Tho Union is the condition of peace, 1
nr r i
no timcMcUcllan s Letter.
r, n tv l P ,
caning democrats "traitors ' ami saying
that "they rtjoica over every Union de
feat." Wc don't know that wc over heard
a Democrat wl-h that our bravo solJier
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m.ght be KI.COME WITH MLOODV I1ANUS
to iiosi'iTAni.u qravub" ill an enemy's j
country. If ihero was a 'traitor of that )
kind to bo round in the Democratic party
Old Aim would certainly have bunle d him
out and by towed upon him :! FOllBKiN
AlTOi.vi.Mi;NT for his loyalty,' Such is
his apprcenliou of loyalty and sueh hi
toward for thoso who wish ill luck to our
Tun Xationai, Di.nr is ntJw more
than four thmtsmt'l millions of dollars ;
on wUich there will bo interest amounting
at six per cent, to tw hita'lral und forty
wil'oii r,J dcll'rn annually, and as our
l.iru'rt Iticoino in p.-ncful nun , a- only
.ib tin .-"viity mtlliniH.n miiii not infli lent
'or ord n 1 1 y exp -' st'?, ih crittrm.iu ntni
rnj in A tntikt hu by tax.i'inn iiht- i;,-.
at ci, ! I h.T-i ro.tuii gndua'! on -i , as
have all Me. Li'ijeolu's mi'nur .md will
tcoLtinue to grow, for like etme nm-t pro-'
d..ce li; o . fiVctr- ! E.eet Lincoln, and
will have mor debt, more drafts, more
taxes, and more war'
No peaee can be permanent with
out Union (Jen. MeClcllau's Jiiticr.
I- r IVsirii.n that any pewon of ordi
i .'try ii.fornii tion, can fail to eo tin; cer
tain e'e-truesieu !o t'ii-co mtij ih .1 will
foiluw another fnut- wurs of L'ni'oln's ltd-
mii,ifrui-ii. About one half of the whole
eoutuiy i now a c -o-l ha morr-.-ed for
'he public debt, ami the -aitie. policy will
swrep away the bulaucu ! "The last mn
o,.,t ,!,,. I.. ,l.-,il.." ...:n I :.. .i. .
'"" 1 1 "".i.ii urn iiiivu Jim in i u
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efioit to abolish slavers iii the rebellious
relying on his all powerful aid, do my best
to rottorc ihe Union and peac- to n suffer
ing people, iinil to establish and guard
tLeir lib-rtics aud rights- Gen. JSlcL'lcl
lan's Letter oj AccrpUncc,
(,Ttl(J widow-maker's" orgtus try (o
mi, ,im nnnni finii,.i-i tii.n tim ivr :
usw drcsi for his wifo is now compelled
to pay seventy cents a yard fot it. When
wa had a Duiimcratic President ho
bllJ i' for twelve cents
ngaln, and a day's wages wont pay for a
J'.d of eliw orjuuslin.
..." . rV.T t)riTfrom (licir
EcCr New York City was illuiuina'cd on
Monday eveuing last, and a national saluto
fired, in liouor of tho Democratic victory
in PcHnsylvania- Our triumph is proper
ly appreciated in tho Empire City,
Ca"All poor men who want ihe price
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of food and fuel advanced this wiutcr be -
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il... In,, i rMnu nnw 1 1 1 11 n T 1 1 1 r. 1 hv ilea.
JOIIU UIU IllLIU Ittieo uu I viv iiauNvvi uj v-
uuu ,uu u,B . j
lers, cau have tlieir wisues gratineu oy
voting for Abraham Lincoln.
fcay Tho ro-establislunent of the Union
iu all its integrity is, and must oontinuc to blameless repute, a gentleman of birth aud
bo, tho indispousablo condition of any sot- education." h daro uot say that of Lin
tlement, Geu MrGlellan,a Letter. coin
What the New York T. ibunrs
thought of McClellcn, when it
spoke decently of the Brave
Soldiers of the- Union.
Prointhe New Vork TtlbuT , N'otrmli'T 3, IPill.
''Gen. MeCi.tM.AN is one of the least
pretentious of men -ho j-cncrally wears
tho simple blouse of the riflemen, with not
oven tho itarrcd shoulder-straps to de
note his rank a mini who never wastss
time who it indefatigable iu his punuit
nnd attack of tho enemy, and equally un
tiling iu his efforts to teeuro tho utmost
comlurt of his men, compatible- with ilia
cirouuuiances of o soldier's life. When'
his line is on the inarch, ho is uven among
the men, with a kind and cheering word
for every companj ; a pleasant look, or
J1"'1 B,ut r'or L,"r'y. -1 ",10 !ia,,,d
lor every ofliocr or private with whom he
ls b10tilit on tpeokiuc terms bv business-:
ami in a fight' he ?s (dtrews at thc houl of
sine cniuuin, in the tliickect o the dancer.
ciicour.igiDg liii to!d,ers bv chei'riiiu: word
. . . . .
and luanct.i deed. Il takes soldier's
(are with tlic rest, n-king no .better food,
and no tnoif luxinioas bed than the now-
iiat. ririnl.ifl . . .i . u 1.!. 1
I, le SQ!S uiall illl0llt ,.ropcr shous or
e'.olhiu.', he has that win with liisciptaiu
M'tit lu bis owu fiuaricrs, where' the man
! served with tlio g-irsm nts he need and
the cuptain ruei-ivca a reprimand that
liT.d hiin to look inoic closely after the
coiuloit of his men iu future.
'i hat such a lit -i ti should be the idol of
his soldier is not stnpri-ing The mt'a
sure ot tiiejr udora'iuii hr him wurdo I', il
to cxprc-s, though the following slightly
pro lunc, but uncommonly emphatic state
ment ot one of his men. will perhaps ap
pioximale it : ' U'o would, every one of
us, fight for little Mae till hull froze over
and then die on thu ice," whh'h frigid
M'utiuieui was cordially indorsed by all
who h'.'aid it ui toted.' '
Ac?" The condition of our finances, the ,
u -fit id.umvii ui uiu ji.ii,.- money, aim, me j
i iii'Lth thereby iiupoFcd on labor and ,
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eap!tai)s1owtUcuecjs5ityofarctumtoa:"a""1"'-'"' im .ucuituati n until isr
-..und liuanciul system, while the rights ol 1
itizena and the rijihti of States, and the
b uiJitig autboiuy ot law over the 1 resi
dent, the army and the peop'o arc sub
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jects of not lcs vital importance in war
tit m in peac.1. Genera! McCIell iu's Let
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of New Ham)-
fi-IIon J. P. lla'e
.-ii:c.-, late AD-M.l.on United Mate, m n-;
.Uor. said in..-, speech on the floor of tho'
Senate ; I declare, upon my rosporjsibii ,
iiy ui a Senat'i'., that the liberties ol !
i :lU couutry are in more danger to dn
! ,fJ'n lho coirujition and from the prof-
. .1 . i
u'c'ncy praetieed m the various depart
incuts of tlie Government, than they are
from the euemy in the HM. Elect Mr,
Lincoln, aud the last blow will be given
to the liberties oi" a nation, now starrer
iug under tho heawjst load of 1 oornip-,
t.ons nno -ptoftgwio' t!mt ever cursed
.) people I
Crj"" Tl.e preservation of out Cuion was
the sole avowed abject for yvLicb tho war
wat eo mm. -need, and it should have been
conducted in accordance with those prin
cijdes. which I took occasion to dceUic
wlieu in active seiviee. Thus conducted,
t Ii 3 work of teeonstniction would
b:cn easy, and wc might have repealed
tho benefit of our many victories on land
sea. Geu. .M C;ellaK's Letter.
A letter from an oflwer At Atlanta sav,
'I heard several days :igo of the nomina
tion of General .McClellan for the Presi
ditjcy, aud to-d.iy I read his letter of ac
ceptance. His Utrei has brought me back
aain, soul and body, to ihe democr itio
fold. I trust, for the good of the coun
try, he may b u elected' L t mo tell ou
one thing, and mark it, all stuff to the con
trary nolv. ithstatiding ; it Ljhis : This
army is not yet converted to the Liueoln
ruu General McClellan U uc
thousands of admit era and fri
will give him their support "
Provost M tribal Pry, gucs the people
the very cmsoleiug assuraneo, that where
time arc oxc'ssi-a ihpy will bo credited
ou tho m:vt itruft. Let the people pouder
J U W f I It ,J ill V t ' J VUllVWtMVMI ' V
ii.rMWit' id fmtriirnnr1 'rLni'
have civcu well niU tho 'Mast dollar."
i 'J'he"ast man'' will have to go wheu the
next draft is made.
"1 Will manage my side of it (tho
election J in my way." Abo Liucolu.
lie ia managing his election in lialtimofj
! by closing up a largo amount of business
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i bouses iu that citv, because thu propri-
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'ptiirs voted arranist tlio new Oonstitut on.
ZQr J Uo New xork Tr bit tie onco
called General .McClellan "an officer of
Lincoln Attempts to Bribe Mc
Clellan. Every now fact that comes to light only
heightens the contempt with which every
rightniindod man in thu country regards
tho poor oorner.groccry politician who
now defiles tho chair adorned by Wash
ington. Instead of addressing hinibolf
earnestly to tho groat question involved
in the struggle now.goiup on, and seeking
to tiud a solution of them that would pa
cify rc-unitc tho country, Lincoln employs
what little shrewduess ho ucequired in his
younger days by swapping jack-knives
aud whiskey to plantation hands along tho
Mississippi, in attempts to diivo bargains
by means of which hu hopes to bccuie a
That ho succeeded iu buying off Fre
mont has been known for fotno time
Tl at ho tried to buy off General McU ell
an lias now also come to light ? That he
failed will Burpriso no one but a ehoddy
The fact is eo well. established that suc
cessful contradiction is out of the question,
that beforo the meeting of thu Chicago
Convention Lincoln sent Ulair lo General
McClellan, with instructions to make him
tempting tiffriu to induce him to decline a
nomination for the Presidency, Lincoln ot
tered. 1. To givo McClellan any command in
the army that bo might seo fit to name ;
. iuy uivii omca in mo g'.tt oi l resi- i
dent j or,
.'t. To use the whole power and influence
of tho Government to make him Prtsidcnt
the end of Lincoln's second term.
n v. vm h.-jiu.iii.ju ui-.uua iuiu
"f tb' ? Their leaders arc trying to per-
I . A t 1 1. 1 Ml tl . . I
suilitarj oauiunu.l, that ho u ''''
-ympathy with tho reliiilUon. and that
III. , -..11, , . . , -I .
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evanoii .oiiio rn-siuouey o. me uw-
I'" V"V,ou,u b0.a uau ss U1C ,uucrM'
ion ol Jefl'oraon Davis to '.ho same position,
If Lincoln fharcs those opinion?, he ii.u-.t
be tlie utoM toad-spotted traitor that ever
breathed the breath of life, for, in older
t0 j,et Geuernl MeL'kllan out of the way
0f ru-ulceli.ui ,Lo has offered to use the
whole power ol Lis Administration to make
,;, X'rcrr-.i tl t nt iu Ititi.
The Next Draft.
When tho Committee from Chicago
, called upon Secretary Stanton, with a rc-
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' city, which it was entitled to, on the t ve of
the draft jut completed, the Secretary
, irravelv told them tht-ro was no limn nnw
to m.iUc the credits, but they would be
, ., v,,Vm ,,,,, .
given ou the MAI DltAIT. Ihorcforo,
an who aro liable to the mxt diaft, may,
ti ijtncoiu is re siecteit, iook out lor an
other draft immediately Then too they
i should remember that the Abolition Leg.
Mature at its cessions iu August last. pass
ed ti law to JJriJt men iuto the serviec of
the State.and w hen Dmftel lhaj iwitl go,
P y Puc 1! a i"ul)S'tuti',
but musr tion the uniform aud carrj the
Yes, tho next D.-af't comes, i3 certain to
come, if Lincolu is re-elected, for his
"plan" means continued war ; it is all lor
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negro, and escltiJo:! every hone of
' ""1"" ui
And continual war, means more
dralb, for men cannot bo procured iu any
The next draft ' too will not only bo
wc think without the t?30D oomm ttatiou
wmcu Lincoln got congress to repeal so
as to oaten more poor men ; but it will nnu
substitutes so high, that it will take thc
big end of a a'u.il! farm to buy otic .
Tin: ignorance, incompetency, and cor
ruption of .Mr. Lincoln's administration
bavo cost the country as much in thrco
years as George Washington and all the
succeeding Presidents, down to James Hu
channn, wero able to spend in eighty sev
en years , although thc nation paid for
throe costly w ars during that period. Can
we afford to perpetuito this misrule I
A Lady in Erie county received a let
ter from hor brother iu the army. Tho
following is a paragraph :
"When -wo passed through Washington,
wo saw a McClellan flag and a Lincoln
flag ; wc got order to hiss under the form
er and cheer under tho latter ; so you can
boo bow they compel the soldiers "to act
Put keep cool ; there's a game on foot that
will startle them ; I send homo three
cheers fur Littlo .Mao."
JC6y "I will do what is fairly necessary
to give tho administration power to main
tain tho Government aud prevent disaster
to its flag, and enforoa obedience to tho
obligations of the Constitution and laws
past in accordance therewith. " - George'
The Voice of our Living Statesmen.
lix-Prcsidcnt Fillmore- says iu hislato World, who writes from Strasburg, Vir
letter : ' ginia, gives tho following account of tho
' I look upon the clcstioii of Qcn. Mo. awful distruction of property by tho Union
Clollati as the last hope for tho ro.toro-, foroc, uudflr Gt.ucral Suoridan, iu tho
nun ui uiu ijiiiuujim uuuurauiu riuuuu.uuu ,
the security of personal liberiv.'1
Hon, lleverdy Johnson says :
''.Success is in our hands if wo aro true
to duty. Uutler iho protection of Divluo
Providence, we can achieve for our coun
try a greater victory grcaler in its re-1
ttilts than any military tuccess Wo. can)
elect McClellan and Pendleton in gpito of
oiiicc-noiui-rs, contractors anil admiuis
trativu influence and power."
Hon. James lluthrio, an uarncefc pa
tiiot and an ablo t-tates'iian, says :
'The policy declared in the coiumeuco
mcnt of tho sirugylo .has been reversed,
and tho contest .i.adc a war for abolition.
Governor Dramlctte, of Kentucky, say
of Air. Lincoln :
"I cau son nothing in hii policy but
war wasting and cruel war.''
Hon. It. 0. Wiuthrop laiscs a warning
voice when ho says :
"I cannot repress tho conviction, the
deep, eatne.-t apprehension, that it the
policy which h u been adopted and pur
sued by President Lincoln ai.d his advis
ers throughout the last two years, shall
be puteued lour years more, W6 shall be
iirttrievably dunked into the fathomless
abyss of disunion." 0
And lastly, .in this'councction, we quote
the words of that tiicd friend of Henry
Clay and Daniel Wcbslcr, Hon. Leslie
j Coombs, of Ky., as follows :
I '"In my deliberate judgement, if
h'neolu u ro elected, w 0hall have a
military despotism fastened upon us aud
. our children, with a standing army of tree
negro j unsiarirs.
', juujcr t,yf0 S0U'mu wordi beforo
. cord:n . 0UI. volu for ...0 eaniii,ttto ol
w,,,. I.loyd Garrison, and Wendell Phil-
,,i n,!,,,,, ko,,,-, wm u,.,.
iog nj tl . .1,1 u -1 , i n ljr proclaimed their
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hostility to the L'nion of our forefathers
The Wounded Soldier not good
enough ior the Vthite House
J.incol'! dud Sutnlun kJvscxc. iorf foi
till WiiiliUltd holiitr.
In the statement of the causrs whicl
l.'d to his rcmotal, which has just been
published by Surgeon General Hammond,
wo find tho Inlawing stirtling discloitire
After Pope's do cat, when the woyuded
were biouglit to aiiui'iton by thousands
a lb uvimniaiv tw t-j.ii:ilil 21111 luriuer
t i ,,l ... i . .:i i. .-.i.
. ... .ns.ilMI llRrnillllindnt niw. "Iin i.lmrol.
is and other public building were filled
the Patent Ollico was used ior thu aick nnd
wouuded, and thu other public buildiuns
"a'e were tu.e Capitol anu uie fcxec-
utive Mansion, i ho latter was not then
occupicll by tho President or his family,
an,l Ul,t lone bstore a co j.nanv of soldiers
had btt n quartered in it. I, theaeforo,
made application for tho Capitol, and for
tho East Rjoiii of the President's lions'
. , I . . t. I .. . i . . '
iu'-laiitr u uu usju as au omecr a nospi
lu,:lM ,. , ,, r,
uueri uiu application teacueu tue cec -
retary, ne scut lor mo and i was again ,.e
rccpiiut ui u. uuuso. Again i rtpo.ion
it, as I always did I know no rc.J30n
why ihe sick and woundeds' ould not have
the Lett buildinz in the countrv. ii it -va
necessary. "Hundreds wero thou lyinc
' on t'10 ground lor want of a place iu whi h
' !" l1ut "." nl I tohl him fo in plain
I luilliuuvu uu i;i,i ui lb litis, lu.ll 11141
'..? . i . t ,
, ( am o was ordered to ho Inrru.d iirnr i.,
! , n wna nirnift m rBr... n . i,i t,.
iue. lie was afraid to
jiulormud me that I should hear from him
I thc bU,,j".ct' vhich, however, 1
"U.l1'1. a d,st,u-
ou sueu uiucer u uie armv tuai mv con -
duct was highly presumptuous. 'The East
, iloom wns Ilevcr turned overi if hu ordcr
i cd it.
Let every Democrat cut this out and fcistca i,j pulling down the fences between,
soud it iu his letter to his son, brother, , tl4 prevt uting the fire from communicat
friend or comrade iu tho army 1 iug wj,,u ti,0 10Use. The women were
" ' - overjoyed. Wild and hysterical, they
General McCj.ku.an, in his letter to , tbnnkcd the olhVers with frank hands and
.Mr LixCi r,x, from Harrison's Landirjr, , . , , , ,
said t .'(,.,. ,..,vn mt. l,n ,nnS I fbS a,,d brku11 WOrt1s'
oued ; it is the cause of free institutions ,
and self-government. Tlio Constitution
and tho Uniou must be preserved, what- baru on fire, tho flatuos of which cotntuu
eyer may be thc cost in time, treasure, or 1 nicoud ,0 semal blliiajU., endangering
blood. II secession is successful, other , .,, , ,, ... . .
dissolutions are clearly to bo seen in thc tl, T,ll!'Sc- Ge,lcrjI Mm,u- selU a
future. Let neither military disaster, pol-, regiment of cavalry who finally succeeded
itical faction, or foreign war shake your . in stopping tho confiagtation,aftcr pulling
settled purpo.o to euforco tho equal opera- dowQ 0.no buildings near. A young lady
t;!&V? with very flashing eyes, appearing at the
1 . ' gate of her burning house, cried for assis
CSy Tho Hon. lleverdy Johnson, U. S. ' taucc. "Look," she cried to an officer,
Senator from Maryland, lias written a let-' who instantly sprang from his horso and
tor sovcrly denouncing the inoompetenoy began assisting tho family in removing
and unfiiuoss of Lincoln, protesting against their goods ; "look what you vile Van
bis re-election, and going with all tho kecs have done. Genera! Sheridan is a
might of his great intellect for McClellan. i bruto ; you aro all brutes."
Ho is tho oldest aud ono of thc ablest j "Madam, returned tho officer, still en
Senators iu Congress, aud has always ! crgctioally pursuing his labor, is not this
imi-MnfVir,, ), vi,i n,i n.,nnCml i rather striingo laiiguago to mo under tho
JGSrDO YOU WANT AN0T1IEU
DltAPT ! If joudo, vote for Lincolu.
Ho is your mau, "
The Shenandoah Valley.
Tho oorrcsnondont of tho Now York
, , ,,
bhonandoah Valley :
Dispatches captured from Clou. Early,
and now in tho poscasion of General Sher
idan, showed that all the forago and sup
plies iu the country, between Staunton
an 1 Lexington, had been sent to Itich
raoud. Those existing between Staunton
and Strasbtirs were returned, and were A family consisting of an old mau and lady
to ho retained, for the support of Early's f two girls and a boy, only a short distancb
army durtug tbs coming winter. The de- from the spot whero I am writing had to
struction of theso supplies would bo, con- j night only a little bread and a littlo Eugar.
Bcquently, one of the severest blows struck j which they bad puicbased of ono of our
at the fortunes of the rebellion in this rc-1
cion. It would at onco relieve us of tho I
necessity of occupying tho valley, aud
prevent the rebel army from using it as a
thoroughfare to Pennsylvania, by render
ing it almost uninhabitable.
The beginning of the work was record
ed in what you have already received. It
has been continued tluring the three days'
march from Harrisonburg to Strosburg,
where the army is to-uigbt encamped.
I'hrough all these days tho atmosphere,
from horizon to hori7.on,bas been black with
II1U SU1UUU Ul U UUUU1UU LUIlllUlULiUIIO, i
.i -i. r .. i ..a
and at night a gleam, brighter and more
lurid than sunset, has shot trom every
verge, inc oruers nave docu 10 uesuuy
all forage in stacks aud barn3, and to
, , ........
drive the stuck before for the substance of
tho army. The execution of these orders
havobcon thorough, and in some instan-
ces, whero barnv, near dwelling-houses,',
have been fired, has mulled in the des- 1 uo.oiig to uo leaua out my wuote
traction of the latter. In no instance, cx- i country. I have followed Gen. McClellan
cept in that of the buttling of dwellings j throu5u mud and bloo(1 in Virginia, and I
within live miles in retaliation for tho I will stand by him to tho hst."
murder of Lieutenant Meig,, have orders I Anot!,er said : "r a,n a Uuion mani 1
been i-sund for the burning of houses, or beIou? t0 1,0 1,!aSU0 J 1 haT0 two
have such orders been sanctioned by Geu- , 80B3 10 ll,e iirm'. acd onc of tl,Bm U now
cral Gl.sridan. Sueh wholesale incend- W& iu tl,e Lo5Pi,al at Winol.ester. I am
iarism could not bo pursuedihowover.with- ! fiO"'B t0 uasl "' tc for McClellan, and
out undue licence being takeu by the wont my lw0 sous if liviuS will do the same."
classof soldiers, aud there havu been Ire- Of tho fifty three men, but two prom
quent ipstauees of rascality and pillage. ! sed to vote for Lincoln j the others wero
lndiscriuiinating, (for with such swift dischatged by an Administration claiming
woik discrimination is impracticable,) rc- j 'o know no enemies but the enemies of
Icntless, ineteilejs, the torch has done its tho country."
terrible business iu the centre and on eith- j hot the working men nark that no man
er side of the valley. Pew bartu and sta- ' cau cam a dollar under this Administra
tes have escaped. Tito gardens and j tion unless ho is prepared to sell his priu-cord-fiulds
have been desolated. Tho ciples with his labor.
outiojho;, sheep, cows, oxen
Uvc thou-aud head in all have been driv
en from every farm. Tho poor, alike
witn the rich, nave suiierctl. borne nave
lost their all. The waillinj; of women and
- Jf VI lllb 1 JUWI UJ v A-a IV aw
ehildien mingling with tho crackling of j iustr;ltivu of tha sort of u en tho Adminis
fl4...es,has sounded from scores of dwell- tration u.os anj pcts undcr that dosigna
mgs. I have seen mothers weeping over ti d UDOn , it uhar0!i omc 0,
the loss of that
which was necessary to
t lnl n ..liilrl .,' d 1, w..,- .nlln.w ..etrl f I,, t
'"' ..n.-., -hu,,,; i
their children's lives,
t t -
-ie ii uii oi uour
1 r, f,.rti )V sinur crs. tho sl inorsf. r .v
, L.ld ,n ,he wor,d tQ Mt Qf d . . Y
fl.. .,, -
1 b"" M4u uuiiutu wiiLnoj uuu littiU Vt'HU
g'ns wun uusnea encews, aim pa;e witn
learlul or tearless eye, have pleaded with
of war have forced to bunt the buildings
reared by their fathers, and turn them in
to paupers in a day,
A fine brick hotiso tkH sidu of New
Mo,i..,.i ui mnwi.nli.inlmr ri.j,.,
jVotu the flames, a barn burning ucar.
T,0 nmi wl0 gd tho ,B,tor had sed
! . leavi,., tl.u bouse to what -d. a.
' ' a
one time, tho same fate. Somo officers
passing by stopped, hcodiugtbo entreaties
of women standing in thc yard, and as-
When the army left Woodstock this
morning, sotno unauthorized parsons set a
i present circumstances I"
bursting into tears, "but Cod knows one
' cniuiot chooEO words at sueh a time."
Scenes like tliU itlioiu words do not
half express the piteousnees of the reality)
were constantly transpirjug as tho army,
marched by, singing its songs, cracking its
jokes, leaving its occasional serious words
upon the differing around. The com
pletcncsH of tho desolation is awful. Hun
dreds of nearly starving people aro going
North. Our trains aro crowed with them.
Tbay lino the waysido. Hundreds mqro
arc coming not half tho inhabitants of
tho valley cau subsist on it in its present
condition. Abioluto want is iu mansions
used in other day? to extravagant luxury.
soldiers, in their nbodc.
tike, and worse, condition.
Row in tho Navy Yard a clean
sweep of McClellan Men.
I'roai tlio Kroollyn (X. T.) Hajlc, of Friday.
This morning a dash was made on tho
iron clad shop in the vard, and tho feel-
, - ,i
' inrt ri tn nnnnln linrn na -?.nt 1 .
spirit of the Adtnintstration, will bo teen
from what followed.
There were Gfty-thrco men workimj iu
the shop, and tboy were called in singly,
! when a follow "dressed iu a little brief
authority, "put to the men as they camo
1 a tue louowiug quesuous :
Aro you a Union man I
Arc you a member of a Union League T
To these questions fifty-one of tho fifty-
iuc men auswereu to tuo urst -ics,- to
t" second "No," to the last 'McClellan.'
One man said : "I am r. Union man,
The Kind of "Life-Long Demo
crats" rotted by the Admims
tratiouista. Tl0 L,ctroit F,cc Pfcss tdlg a go-od gto.
' ne t,i:i'.i n n,.,r- " .....i-i, ;a ii.
,i. u; r....,!, ...t i,iSnV. T
mu JIIKIUIIIU Htluua uiiu vbuniii ... m
i is a truo story, wo copy
One of tlw strolliuK, thoddy stumpers
' r,i,i. e, . i.i.,.,i r.S,.,f th
hop d 0UQ of 'lto COUDtrvb school
.., - .... .,. .,:..er:B3 of s, 01a5r cou-n'
1 , .
ly. Ho was waxmj; exceeamgly wratutai
ed that though he had been a "lifo-long
Democrat, ho could not support tho party
any longer ; and should vote tor Lincoln
At this juncturn a gentleman interrupted
him with "Mr. , I happed to know
you. You were lately pardoned oat of tho
K'tate Prison by Governor Blair, upontha
cxpr. n stipulation that you would givo
your influence to the. Republican ticket."
Tho gentleman's oratory "simmered"
down. If we wero to uso Mr. Lincoln's
elotjuet language, we should say that he,
"turned his tail, ' but not having a great
fancy to thc couutry style of our worthy
President, tils narrative Ftiddenly closed,
and no more was heard of our "life-lonrj
A Lie that Dor.s no ILvnM. A few
days ago the New Haven Palladium pub
lished a pretended affidavit from a man
unmod Kenedy, who asserted that Gen.
McClellau was on a guuboat during tho
time that the battle of Malvern Hill was
going on. Last ovcuing, Oct. (1, says tho
Hew Ha7cn llogi.-tei!, a uumbor of sold
iers, into whoso bauds this story had
oomo through the Palladium, want into a
democratic club-room aud declared that,
thouuh iboy were republicans, thoy knew
ih's story lo be a baso fabrication, and its
publication bad determined them to go
for MiClcll.tu. By all means let tho
abolition priuH continue tho publication
Gr.s. BuiirssiDK on Gen. MgOlellak.
After Geu. Hurosidc's return Irora his
successful oampaign in North Carolina, ho
inudca speech at tho cooper institute, in
which he said :
"Whatever cones to pass uorcr let your
faith in George B. .McClellan falter ; I
have Bummcred him, and Wintctod hira,
and know him through ud through."