The star of the north. (Bloomsburg, Pa.) 1849-1866, December 18, 1861, Image 2

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BLooasBrse, Wednesday, dec, istii, isgi.
C'eaion'i Illustrated Littrarf Complain.
Thin valuable Literary weakly will com
mence ina volume January 1st, 1862. in
prand style, with a new heading, new type
and drew throughout. The Companion is
an elegant, moral and refined micellaneous
Family Journal. It columns are entirely
devoted to polite Literature, Wit and Humor
Frose and Poetic gem. An unrivalled
corps of w riters and artists have been en
gaged for the com'ng year,and several new
and popular feature will be introduced
Each number will be beautify ly illustrated.
In size the Literary Companion is some fit
teen hundred, square inches, forming a
mammoth weekly of sixteen octavo pases,
and containing nearly twice a nrich read
ing matter and of a more refined character
lhan any other weekly paper. Term 1 sob
criber, S2 ; 8 do , ?12. and on gratis.
Sample copies sent free. Published week
ly by F. Gleason, corner of Tre-nont and
Bromfield streets, Boston, M tss
The Republican members of Conzress
have determined to keep up party distinc
tions, and at their recent caucuses decided
to take the abolition ground as a basi lor
party or... iorejoy w. now i,e in ; hovering ff anxjonay over poor Sambo,
his element, and the rejection of the rsoln- reaJy .Q h ifi tbe pnor fel,ow QUl of ,he
lion declar-ng the object of ihe war .0 be countrV( if nol out of exiMence.
the restoration of the Union looks as if the . , . , ,
majority party no longer desired to be j Jiwribi. LooMcmvE Expi.onos. We
underMootl as advocating the Union eaoje. ,earn frpm lhe Colombia Soy, that a terrible
Thad Stevens says ll at Gen. McClelUn j expiosi0n or a locomotive engine occurreJ
forced the President to repudiate Cameron's j Qn Thl)ritJay af;eruoo;i of last week, wiidtf
abolition report after he h id a-reed to it, j ,hee-igineer wa prep to tak e the noon
by threatening to resign ! If this is Irue, ,ram.whicti was behind time. from Wrghts
Lincotu is just about as firm as a weather- V1e' york countJi ,Q York. The engine
rock, and his pitiable weakness will soon j expt0.1ed whilst in the act of backing up for
t f it . 1 I I 1 r mi
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re iut y estaousnec. uunn. 01 inaiana, ana
romeroy, o: ewaru s oiMnci, ppposea ne
abolition caucus doctrine, on the ground of
danger of collision with the adminstration
Books fd Sttiokert. We would di
rect fpecial ailteft'on to the advertisement
of Vm. G. Perry, Bookseller and S:ationer,
i-i lo-day's Sra, Mr Perry is an extensive
dealer in stationery, generally ; and his j happened directly in front of Solomon Mc
fiock will compare Uorably with any in I Cauley's C ontectiouery, and the explosion
the city of Phila. His prices are liberal ; fhaltered that and neighboring houses for
nd for cash, books and stationery can be j half aquare, breaking windows, covering
purchased at this ctabli-hment cheaper everything with mud and soot, and in one
than elsewhere. Besides Mr Perry's pay j instance knocking a considerable hole
ing special attention to the .-alecd" stationery ! through a brick wall The Hack was torn
penerally, he is prepared lo maf-nfactore to j "P and he ground ho'lowed by force of the
r.rrt.r RlanV nf iv.rr lprri niinn urn!. ' blow. Attached to the engine wa- a train
reatness and
despatch, at exceedingly low '
has executed a considerable !
He has
Ptrtoont of work for us. and in recommend
ing it to the public we would b no
mnra than aim nip inslirn lo the ma nil fart n-
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rer- Persons living in this section and de- !
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tring anr thing tn bis line would do weil .
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to give him a call or send him their order.
The American Stock Jocrnal. Thi Jour- 1
ral bas just finished its Third Volume for ,
. , . "r- n
lhe year 1861. The fonrth Volume will
commeri'-e with the January number under ,
the auspices of its lormer editor and pro ;
prie or, Mr. D C. Liusley. at Nex York ;
Its terms are liberal, and within the reach of ;
Mwmwm rr tm 4tf OA a n w n r! il ti 1 V n ail. '
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vance. Mngle copie lOcts. The I maUef j,, p'e?ce. The ambitious dema
Journal is devoted more particularly to the j g0i,uej, South could never have made the
improvement of our Domestic animals , progr-ss they have, except for the aid ot
ihrooghont the United States than any other i the Abolitionists, and the rebellion now
v " i 11 . . ,,m. i lives on the lood lurnished by Abolitionists.
Journal ol:ke character rnon our table.- : Jn j lhe Secessioni-ts are the D.suni
h is deserving of a sweeping circulation, ( W1 Jfl oJ ,his co,jntry."
lor the able efforts it is making in the im- ;
provement and cultivation ot domestic stock. ;
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for it, as it wilf prove of immense value to
them. 1
William H. Johnson, a member of the
Lincoln Cava.ry, of iew lerk "Was ned ,
before a Court Martial, for desertion, con- j
victed, sentenced o be ehot, and ihe i
sentence was earned into efcect on " j
day last, alonti the Potomac, in the pres-
rr nl a lare b.idv of soldiers. Ihis-
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19 Hie iilf I eeCUiOII UI ttIC IIHJ nrnvu
.1 e . . : r -1 t,;n.l kmh tins i
taken p'ace since the war broke out
He !
was a native oi itsw uneamt, ami .. .a
c . r t . 1 . ! . V. A
lieved enlisted lor the purpo-e ol escapin:
into the rebel ranks which he tried to do. ,
rni got cangiii at .nai game j
foraging parly. He mistook them for re: -els,
Ie!l oul his intention, and was ca. tnred
immediately, and the result we have al
.ready mentioned.
Gbkat BttiTitN Indignant at thb Arrest
cr Mason amd Sudfll The arrest o! Ma-
on and Slidell was known in Liverpool
cmthe 27th. andean indignation meeting
Vas called, which appropriately took place
in the collon salesroom. A good deal was
Faidrf averting "the dignity of the British
fl. ..irior, nromot reoaration for this
e vj - M o I "
outrage," bnt one of the speakers shrewdly
aogaested, on the opinions of lhe law offi
cers of the crown, that the arresi was legal
ly justifiable. On this, resolutions sinking
out the demand for ' prompt reparation"
wera adopted and the BriiishLion lay down
in gentle repose after his great effort !
Tbe opinions or the Lomioa journals are
rather touflictiug Two of them the Chron
icle and the Daily New. are againsl us;
tbe Times eppesra to be in a sort of neuter
Ion, bct lbe Siar lhe exponent of ibe de
ajocracy is enthusiastically in favor of our
position. Tbe Chronicle warns us that "the
blood of alt Eugiaud will be roused by lhe
latest intelligence from America," and Ihat
'the Federal aaihorities could scarcely have
acted wish more lawle- violence had they
been !! .;. :r;n of China"
Cassos. A number of cannon intended
- r-iv-m ". r now being turned
part of ihe government well as in tbe
J Black Republican party atlarge.are doing the
Union cause great harm both North and
Sooth. Our soldiers volunteered to preserve
the Union and Constitution and not to
interfere with slavery, or any other of the
domestic institutions of the Southern States
not to be cat's paws of by fanatical ab
olitionists, who are as much disunionsts as
tf,e ar(,h leaders of tlie rebellion : and
hatred of the South 'heir undersr
railroads their "let the Union slide" senti
mentsall have done much to imbitter
the feelings of the Southerners ar.d cause
them to call the war an abolition crusade.
And as if our present tronblea were not
enough, slavery, slavery, is the talk and
topic of the day in and out of Congress. As
the Sun says Has the time to decide about
four millions of slaves arrived? We have
now a lew thousands under our control
and they can easily be provided for and
set at work ; but if the signs of the times
fail not. we havenoloni? lime to wail before
0 .
the question comes up in its greatest magni
tude. And the question may be well asked,
if Iree negroes have lived peaceably at the
South heretofore, why they cannot continue
so to live in much larger numbers for the
future 1 Why the idea ot expatriating lens
of thousands of pood laborer, who enrich
our country by their honest toil, and who
doubtless love the homes aid friends of
their native land, should at this time be
come a subject of serious contemplation)
we know not.
We hope this spasm of the p.rty. now
in power will be cupped, leeched, blistered,
and otherwise medically kept down, until
it can be seen whether masterly inactivity
and severely leiing the thin.r alone, will
not bring out more wliolesome results linn
can the Republican physicians who nre
,he pasi;eilger car n Front street, Wrights
ville, killing the fireman, Mr. Jaese Banner
instantly, and so injuring the engineer,
Chas. Geielman. that he died in about half
an hour. The explosion was terrific, and
f hatiered engine and tender, throwing the
former a comple'e summersault, blowing
fragments in every direction. The accident
of freight cars, which were we believe, on j
'jred. Several persons standing near uar-
rowly escaped destruction.
Aboutioxism. Col. Harney, of the Lou-
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leaders, and makes a truthful statement ol
the effect which their ranting has opon the
present conflict, in the following words :
1 is the oracle of Republicanism
qU0.ed at the South It Union men rvpre-
l .1 f.U . .1.
strut uitr i'uiiira ui ihcj a . iu ..c-i..u ...v.
Union to what ,t was, a heeesaionist is ready
to haul out what Greeley sas and that is
authori y. Grekli.v & Co.. co more to piio
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Abohtioism must tie rubted out ot tnts
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"Jt it our decided opinion that this trouble ;
will rot er.d in eace nntil Abolitionism
nd Secession lie in the same grave: the
lormer. as long as it
oltjef arixe
exists, will keep the
Thc rhiel doings in Congress are the dis-
t Kiicunn nt the "nPTft nilfislton ' J h!S
, fdme of h members
jrie nmonnt of talk has been coir" on
i3 reUliot, to ,he "emancipation" scheme
of one mi(jd
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.1... ........n, t; , , r waan inn oniirw imitiit ail'
oomoIm , , Pr tvorshinners'- ever nee the
u.,., rr.,.t i. ,o hour .hPv will c
11UUC WAiva o w J "
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We should think th-se abolition members
i,e.ter be emoloyed ir. putting down
this rebellion,
only time lost,
Their talking ninger" i
Had better shoulder mus-
A hard fought battle came off in Western
Virginia, on the 13th inst , between G-rs
Milrov anl Jotm-on : the former command-
ng he Union lorcesan.nne lai.ertne ueu-
eL The battle lasted some nine , honr. fiah.-
ing rery desperately. The Lmon forces
ere victorious. 1 his ,n a probability will
be the end oUecess.on in Western Virginia-
Qoi'e a number of battles have been fought
there, and all with considerable loss, both
to lhe Union as well as the Rebel forces.
In another column will be seen a short ac
count ol this late reported battle.
Thb Pbehdent and thb Union. Wash
ington letters say the pressure npon lhe
President, to drive him into revolutionary
and radical abolitionism, has been great,
very great, bnt he has withstood il so far,
like a President, and his fool seems tc be
down. If now his policy becomes lhe fixed
po'icy and the South can read it, hear il.
feel it, Unionism will crop out more and
more, in Virginia, North Carolina, East
Tennessee and New Orleans. The cut throat
policy of the abolitionists is eternal war;
while that of ihe President "Tbo Union
mnst and ehall be preserved," i lhe talis
man for reunion everywhere.
Two Lads named Delany, white 'skating
What The LonisYille Journal" Sayi.
"We do not believe that even in this ajje
of cheap publications any work can be more
reasonable than the terms of the Scientific
American at S2 per annum, with twenty-five
fjr cent discount for clubs of ten. ll forms
a yearly volume of 832 panes quarto, with
an immense number of original engravings
of patented machines, valuable inventions,
and otject of scientific interest. Thete is
not an industrial pursuit which does not re
ceive a share of us attention. It contains
official lists of pr:ent claims, important eta
fifties, practical recipes for uelnl domestic
purposes, and has lona; s'ood, both in this
country and Europe, as thtf hihesr author
by m the mechanic arts arjd sciences
There is no publication more valuable to
the farmer, ihe miller, the engineer, the
iron founder, the mechanic; or the ma nil
factnrer. W have never opened a number
without learning eomehinsj we never knew
before, and obtaining valuable information
lor the benefit of our readers. The publish
ers, Messrs Munn & Co., of 37 Park Row,
New York. have deserved the success which
they have achieved. No one should visit
that city without culling at their palatial e
laolishment, which ism mu-eiim ol invert-
've iienius. collected Irotn the entire wnrl(
I f . I ! r- .l - . . I
11 any 01 our menus away 011 in me country
go not kno v (ins work, an-; will take our
udvi e, they will mail f 2 and become Mil -scribers
immediately, or by applying to tin
Publishers they can obtain a specimei
copy gratis, which will be sure to 'contirn
the truth of our recommendation."
We fully indorse the above, and would
recommend our readers to take Prentice's
advice and subscribe lor the paper. A new
volume commences on the first ol January,
and it being a valuable work of reference,
containing, as it does, the only official lin
of patent claims published in the country,
every number should be preserved. The
paper is published every Saturday, by tie
well known patent agents, lessr. Alt'Ni &;
Co., who have conducted the paper during
Ihe past sixteen years
In addition to tarnishing specimen copies
of the paper gratis, the p-ibli-iher will bend
a pamphlet ofadvice, to inventors, free of
Address, Munn &. Co , 37 Park Rov.
1 K order in Camp A Maryland Licntcnaat
Ra i.timor 8, Dec. 10. This afternoon a
shocking murder was committed at t!ie csuip '
ol tti- strcoiul Maryland Htuimeiil,Maiioiiid
in t'ie fruburbs ol the city. WhiUt the re-
iment was drawn up for dress rarade a pi
vate, named Cna-les Koons, came Irom bis
tent picked up a musket, an I taking delib-
erate aim at Lieul. Wilson, fied and kidad
him on the spot. It appears that some three
week since Lieut. Wilton shot private G tr-
oener lor persistent iusubordin d'lon at er
three times trying to run the pickets, killing
him. Koons, who was a Iriend of the re
ceased, determined to revenae hi death 'y
taking the life of the Lieut. Wilson was a
resident ot this city, and wa generally us
teemed in the reyiment. Grea' indignation
was expressed in the regiment at the m r
der, and a t!i-position manifested to take
m m Oil 1 o I . x n r j r r vn,wmt 1 t K a ti-i a
Si in iivi into t Cllcail.c ikmMiotuui lie V"
immediately sent a prisoner to Fort Mcll su-
The Ladies' Army Aid Society
The Society met at their Room in V'il-
' son's Brick building, on Main Street, on
Saturday, the 14th inst at 3 o'clock P. M
The attendance was encouraging. V
Soliciting Committee made a very sa'is ac
tory rejiort. The Treasurer likewise re
ported favorably.
It is requested that a list of the arlhles
donated, with the names of the donors,
be handed in to Miss Betsie F. Wfb j. at
the Post Office, to be furnihed the SecrJta-
j ry for record upon the Minute Bjok of the
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Adjourned to met or. Saturday the 2 1st
! inst., at 1 o'clock, P- M. A full attend trice
j jfl 5f,licited. H. J. John, Secy
Tbe Exchange cf Prisoners.
Now that the subject has teen brmght
before Congress, there i a good prospect
that an exchange of prisoners will soon take
place, ft is loo true that many of our men
in southern prisons are suffering lo a di gree
that words cannot express. There is a uni
versa! desire here that the exchange mi y be
etT'Cted immediately, and a belief that it
ought to have been done long ago.
What ? Jno. C. Fremont, in a spee rh at
! St. Louis said that already his confidence
in our Republican institutions was w.iver-
, What a loyal Genera! he was?
" What a loval (Ijnpra! he was? If
any prominent democrat hat! made such a
declaration, he would have been sent t Fort
I Lafayette.
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r.Tir.ssnN s Macazinr for January 13 a
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f r- nuraaer cunwniitis -m.,c .
! and plates. Terms-One copy one year $2.
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I nree cep:es d. rive cooies u-
de!iS Charles J. Peterson, 306 Chjstnut
Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
Ci? Specimens ent gratuitous'y, if writ
ten for.
An Editor i Tkoibic We understand
that friend Miner ol the Record has i libel
suit in prospect. Il seem that he ebtled
in his local column that Mr Ziba Stephens
had been prosecuted for larceny, w hereas
the individual mentioned merely had pro
ceedings insii nted against him for selling
vhiskey without license. It will ptot-.ably
prove to be nothing more than auiaistake
of lhe printer."
Hon. J. Glancy Jones, late IT. S. Minister
at the Court of Vienna, is expected home at
Reading in the Arago, which was u leave
Southampton on the 1 1th , and will be
due at New York on lhe 22d or 22d. His
friends intend to honor him with a public
reception, on his return.
The burning of Charleston city, South
Carolina, Las created quite a good deal of
wonder and excitement throughout the
country. Nearly every Gazette we pick up
has some surmises upon the subjeM. The
true cause may not be learned f r some
c..,.-r,. iVnunr has been corid jlled. on
i ;n hat,h m return to his home
in Towanda, Bradford connty. Hi. stay
Washmffton was fhort. His neau l laueriy
jafMo H s rhvstctans nine inai
Democratic State Eieeutire Committee.
A meeting of the Democratic Stale Exec
utive Committee will be held at the Boeh-
ler House. Harrisburo, on Wednesday, Jan-
nary 15: 1862, at 3 o'clock, P. M.
Democratic papers in the State will please
' WILLIAM H. WELSH, Chairman.
The Vorfe lo be. Done.
Let any one w ho regards the rebellion as
something to Le overcome by rapid work,
a fierce battle on the Potomac or elsewhere
a landing at Port Royal, a seizure ol Savan
nah, or indeed in any other sodden manner,
fit down wi'.h a map of the United States
before him and study the prospect for ten
minutes, without passion.
The magnitude of the territory to be re
posseeed at once strikes the eye. This Js
no war between two nations separated by
oceans or foreign soil. In such cases, gen
erafly, as in the Crimean war, the struggle
resolves i'self into a sort of duel, or a trial
of htrenth, at one or more chosen points.
And after due trial, and a reasonable deter
mination ol the comparative ability of the
combatants, or when the question of the ex
haustion of one rr the othr is fettled, the
result is a treaty of peace. This is no such
war. The people of two immense tracts of
territory, lying contiguous for thousands o?
miles are here opposed to each other, und
where thej are not engaged in vat armies
they are occupied in guerilla lighting all
along this immense frontier.
General McClellan has before him no
mere problem of beating an enemy in a
battle on the Potomac, or elsewhere. A
successful engagement with the army at
Manasas, defeating and driving Ihem back
m;ght produce either f two results, but
would not be certain to produce either one
It might result in destroying rebel confi
dence and spreading terror in their forces,
so as to prevent a reorganization o' their
defeated army; or i; migil only drive them
to a new point of rail) ing, and a new stand
agamsl the Union troops. A victory on the
Potomac might there'ore be of vat benefit
wnile on the odier hand it might be an aw
ful sacrifice, without a correspouding gain
to the great cause.
We preseme this to be the reasoning of
the Commander-iii Chief. It is undoubted-
i lht rpsl,i. a rarm nn(i rfi-nasionate
. . r , , . .,n of the map, by men who do
Know mncn 01 muitarv auairs.
But the Commanding General has a vaM
work tefore him, and how will he proceed
to do it ? Certainly not by plunging head-
long into expensive battles, which however)
hriliiard and successful, may not be either
! final in their eflects, or even useful as con
tributing materially to ultimate succes-.
Looking at Ihe vast territory of the rebels,
taking into consideration the thousand of
miles of their connected lines, their ability
lo retire into strong positions, even after
defeat, their inler-commnnication with each
other in their extensive States, and in brif,
the general truth that the rebellion to be
conquered is not at Manaas, nor Rich
mond, nor Columbus, nor New Orlean,
but is spreads ovei the entire tract ol South
ern Stales, it is very evid-nt to us that the
Commander-in-Chief has larger plan in his
mind than would be fulfilled by a mere
battle on the Potomac, or the Mississippi.
We have already intimated the idea of
1 cutting the rebellion into two pieces. If
this could be accomplished it would be a
final and fatal blow.
The possesion of three po:nts would ac
complish this, but those points ar not all
of them to t e easily acquired. Savannah,
I - k . L : H .. . Ii . f
v. til ii in iu nuu rvnvjAiiiKrtitrir:rtiij in myic
importance to tl.e rebeliion than Richmo';d
or New Orleans. Whether ihe possession
of these points is or is not a part of the
grand plan, il is of course useles even to
conjecture : but on the same principle it
cannot te doubted that Eastern Tennessee
is of vast imporance to the Union cane.
If there were a hundred thousand Union
troops in the neighborhood ol Knoxville,
with or without any considerable rally ot
Union men there and in Western North
Carolina and North Georia, it is rnorrally
certain that the great rebellion wouU be
virtoally dissected.
We do not speak of this by way of proph
ecy but as affording lo those who are impa
tient, a subject of consideration, and a
ground of patience. We can all see that
if - wpr troir." on wiin a series of battles
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in which our success was ordinarily certain
we should be excited, and possioly jubilant,
but we shou'd by no means te certain that
the work of finally crushing the rebellion
was gaining ground. On the other hand,
we can see tht if the master mind is lully
sensible of the maanitude of the work, and
not at all depressed or discouraged by tha
prnpect, it is Ine dictate of good hense to
wait his movements with pat ence.
We have spoken entirely on conjecture
thus lar. But we have reason lo know ihat
Gen. McClellan is not desirous of meretem-
j porary advantages, at the expense of li!e
He will not place the final success of his
labor on the chance of producing a tesult
by local victories, whose effects may be re
ally of no great value. We believe that he
knows his ability to-day to drive the enemy
before him from Mana-sas, and the enemy
know it alo. But he probably re-is, as the
result of a battle fought now an awful field
of blood, a glorious victory, and yet no cer
tain end of the war, and no certain accom
plishment of what is assigned lo him to do.
Having a great work before him, in a vast
g a great worn oetore n.m, ... -
territory, his minil gra?ps tne wno.e item,
and what he does will be done to ensure a
grand succes.. If we kno the man, no
battle will be focghl by bis orders, at Ma
nassas, until such a battle is certain to an
nihilate the army and the rebellion in Vir
ginia; and before such a battle is fonght,
the nation will see a more grand plan ol
action in operation elsewhere, than they
have hitherto immagined. Journal cf Com
merce. ! Arrested Wm. P. Miner, editor of the
in j necordof the rm, was arrested on Satur.
laat on A warrant issued bv
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Letter from one of onr Tolnnteers. So. 7.
Harrtsburg, Dec. 14. 1861.
Friend Will: The weather this week has
been the most pleasant that I have ever
known for this season of the year Instead
of cold blustering winds, and good sleigh
ing, we are enjoying the soft winds of sum-
mer, and the face of nature appears as green
as though the gentle rains of spring had just
been shed upon them. Delightful weather;
welcome, thrice welcome, to the Soldier of
the Union, who cannot now enjoy the com
forts of home, but are exposed to Ihe mer
ciless and petting storms of anury and exci
ted nature; and no; only do the storms and
clouds of the elements -surround them, but.
alas ! that there should be a hut even the
foul and venomed tooth ol slander mnt as
sail tho soldier on the fie'd of sfife. In
proof of this, look il you please, reader, at
the abuses heaped upon the veteran hero of
the shori, yet brilliant, campaign on the
upper Potomac in tt.e ihre mouths service.
Look at the poisoned pangs of the hy. Ira
headed monster's ingraMtuite in the cae ol
John C. Fremont; and in many other instan
ces that were il necessary I might mention.
The 57th Regiment is expected to move
to day ; they go to Annapolis. They are a
fine looking body of men, under command
ol Colonel Maxwell. The are armed with
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the French K.lles.ate Rdles and Ilarpe, s
Fi rry Muskets, (altered) ihe last ol which ;
however are to be exchanged for the im-j
proved arms. 1
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A fatal accident ocenrred here th.s morn- j
ing, resulting in the death of one of -the J
men belonging to the McLe lan Rgiment. ;
The deceased had broker: guard some ti r.e I
, . . . , , ... , 1
during Ihe m-ht and was walkinat upon the
Railroad track when the train going South
came olons wiih lightning speed the en- !
sine catching the unfortunate man, literally , ;
itnnniti.1 linn n nu.r lliu mfl ta iKllnrAil
from three to four hundred feet. I have
not been able to ascertain his nam. It is
presumed that he was under the influence
ol bqnor
Rumor says, and with some truth too, 1
thirik, that we will march next week lo re
enforce Gen. Rosencran1' column, now at
Romney, Wes em Virginia. II this should
be true the boys will soon have an oppor
tunity of smelling powder.
Our Regiment is Mill enjoying excellent
heahh, lor which lavor we are very t' ankfol !
to that supreme Beir.g whose vigilant eye '
notes even the fall of a sparrow. j
By the way our worthy Secret iry of War, ,
the Hon. Simon Cameron, paid our Camp a
visit on last Saturday morning He looked
hale and hearty, and appeared to be enjoy
ing excellent health. He spei.t an hour
with us examining the quarters of the troops
and sugaesting many i ems of convenience
and comfort for the men.
Hon. Peter Ent paid ns a flying vi-it on
("Tuesday last: the boys were all glad to see
him; and more especia'ly to see and 'a-te
the etceteras he bes-owed upon them. They
return him their profound thanks, and Inpe
he may scon return aain.
The ladies, too God bless them visit
us by scores ; and with their bright eyes
and smiling faces form osss in the dreary
wasie of sol Jier's life. 1 f:en think, Mr.
Editor, that our national greatness, our glory
and renown, are owing principally, to the
fact, that no other women under the son,
have made so many and such heavy sacri
lice as the American women. Their tie
votion to their country, its con.-'iiution and
laws tl.eir patriotic sympathies with the
gallant defenders of our home thir pray-
' ers and tears lor this land of the Iree, all, ail
conspire to convince 's that the history ol
the American women has never been writ
ten. It niy have been commenced, but
passing events go to tdiow tht it cannot be
finished yet; and Gnd forbid that it should
be! How many ftir hands have buckled
the armor on the one that I er heart held
most dear, ar.d bade him go forth to battle
and assist in subduing the great rebellion
or fall upon the altar ol liberty, erected in
776 ? Again we say God help the patriotic
ladies of A rreri'a !
I im glad to hear that the Commission
ers of your county contrary H report
have done nobly.
I expect by the time 1 write again to be
able to uive jou news of interest, and from
a different locality. 1 sti'.l remain ynur, fcc.
1 tor iks.
By Rev. J. R. Dirnm at hi re-idence i i
2Ktri Mr. (itiim;:. W.
Woi-vvrtov, ol the above place to Mis
Sakau Jane Skidle, ol Centreulie, Col. co.,
Ali'O by the same ot the same place on
the 12th inst. Mr. Edma.i J Boyer id Valley
iwp.ioMis Skii Agnks SricrLKit ol West
hemlock twp Montour Co Pa. j
A -o by the same at the same time and
piace Mr Jo-t:rn H enrt ot Bnar creek, to
MissSakah ApaMs ol Orange twp. a t clCol. !
CO Pa. j
AUo hv the same on the 15th inst. Mr
Samcri. H itl.k to Miss Caroline 1 o-t,
aii ol Col. co. Pa.
In e-cnpeck I.nrne co , on the 26 ll or;
' isfi i bv Rev. I. B-hl, Mr. John
DnelHiite to tliZaoetJi santee, oi .tie auoe ,
. . r- , .. 1
i r
In Berwick, at the Parsonage of Rev.
li..hl on ihe 16th of October. Mr
Kelchner to Miss Hetta Kisuer, both
Centre twp.
In Berwick, on tbe 20th of Oct.. by the
same, Mr. A. Klinetob. to Mi-s Elizabeth
Edwards, both oi Salem wp. Luz. Co
In Berwick, on the KmIi of November.
, Mf Same, milht to Hannah
jar,er t,0ih ol Nescopeck twp., Luz Lo.
In Berwick, on the ftth of Sept., by the
same. Mr. William enter, to AIiss h-l za
beth Miller, both of Union lp , Schuylkill
in Berwick, on the 8th of Dec. by the
same, Nathan Sitler of Briarcreek, Col. co .
to Miss Marauda Varuer, ol Salem iwp..
Luz. co.. Pa
In Hemlock township Columbia county,
on Thursday, the 5th f December, in the
65th yearol her age. Mr. Margaret, wife
ol George Harima.i.and the mother ol fifteen
grown children.
In Hemlock twp. Columbia co., on Mon
" ULu-P'-g-J ?'.bMr. John P. Fpu.mer, ery
Another Desperate Fight in Virginia
A Nine (' Rattle -Another Unin Victo
ry. 200 Rebels Killed, and 30 Taken Pits
'oners Thirty Union Men Killed
Cincinnati, Saturday, Dec. 14, 18fll.
A special despatch from Cheat Mountain
lo Ihe Commtrcial says : ..
"On yesterday one of the hardest and bet
fought bartUs of the war was tonght at A!
Ifgheny Camp, Pocahontas County, Va ,
between Gen. R H. Milrny. commarding
ihe Union troops, and Gmi Johnson ol
Georgia commanding ihe Rebels
" The fight lasted Irom daylight till 3 p. m
"1 he Union loss in about 3() and the Rebel
loss over 2(i0, including a Mjor and many
other offirers, and 30 pri-ouers.
"Gen Johnson was a hot in the month,
but lint fatully
'The 12th Georgia Regiment suffered the
"Gen. Miiroy's force numbered 7h0 men
from the 9th and I3;h Indiana, and 25lh
and 32d Ohio, ar.d the 2d Virginia.
Gen. Johnson's lorce numbered over !
2.000 men. ' I
'The 9ih Indiana Regiment fought brave !
ly to ihe la-t After driving the enemy into j
their barracks no le-s than five limes, our j
torces retired in good order.
"The rebels set fire to their camn and re 1
trea'ed 10 Stanton.
(Jen. Milroy has driven the last army of
the rebels out of WeMern Virginia"
lji1et Fitm Ihe Fte ut Chmleiton.
Baltimokk, D-'C 15 We learn Irom the
lF' '-' l'UI" I'Krll IIIHI litT Wilt III-
)r'meiU)y ,!ie ca(,m of .fi met III.
noit, which had arrived at O d Pom , from
Port Royal, that hs passed wiihin six miles
ol Char eston Harbor At 10 o'clock on Thurs-
day nihi, and that a tremendous conflHirra-
1(M1 vv:iS evulMl.;, al h. m ,
I he relleciinn on the clouds exceeded ar.y-
thm he eu-r sw, and the whole bay. wnh
h irko,lt ' "' Fr Smnier.wa bri-ht
ly illuminated. It did not lik? a re
flrCU()i( (forr Mn!)t),,,eriII;, r.'M , ,rom a
ram, uucoutrolabie en id tr it m
This is luter than Ike Joijnk JJuy Book's
'".P'1 .
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il, l lir .-Irl.E "IO 1111 lldliixiri i
11 ..... a. ..... . .
mr, ,, . . . . , .
iioih. Cap Kathbon has 1.1st arrived
. 1 . I 1 I t r
irom t ort itnyai, wntcn p..i e sue leu on
- 1
, Wednesday, fie 1 1 to ins! . at 6 o'clock p m.
j When passim Chariesiou the etnre city
; was on lire. J " 1 e scene is reported u bav
in" been awlul y sublime. Ihe annry
: llamas seemed to devour everyihmg within
! reach.
i According to this Ftatement the fire must
I liHe r.ied to day telure I fie Ucl was
, pubiishud in 'llieNoifjik 'IJjy Bonk of yes-
i j
' :
FLOUR pr. bbl 6 00
, ' 1 l'K1 (;P -
- - " r" T, r r 1
William G. PfrTy, j
ni,-n. ui i. i i tr . i
Bookseller, Blank Book M n nta-tnrer and!
n I . . c
ery, S WT cor. Fourth and Rare, PhiUda.
Hiarirs for IfC2,
P.i(. r, Le:ter, N'ri'e. Bill, ermO'i and I'ra v
it g l'.iiet, Curtrtuts Mint Wra 'jters, Envcl
0.1--S, IVr cils Slate", R tckgammon Bo irN.
Ct-es-i, G-dd Pen, PhiMgrp!i Albtim-i,
Family B le. Hvmn, Praver B ird:-,
American, E rli-h & Frem-h Inks, pocket
Bork, Wntn Desks, hie. kc , all id vvi.ich
are teii:u stdd at very low pric- fo' ra!i.
Wrn.fJ. Perry. S W.'cor 4 h &: Ra.-e, Pni'a.
. Blank lio ks, for Hie Isl flfjan'y,
can te bon-h- -t low ,,r,re- in every v,n-
et) ol s.tle Cf tMod.., a. U m. t, I .-rr
Acronit Bor k Ma: ii lai tor v, S. .tor.4;h
and Fvare Sfeet.. Pminda
Ol my own Manufacture. sUji d-e l a' Vry
low j:rre- fo rn-h. Wm. G. Perry, Bunk
Bonk Mat.nUcinrer, S. W ccr. Fouith und
Race t-ireei- I'hda.l.
Ei Bill Sy Uihlc.
A lrire Hut uitriil ir-iiiiig a' very lo1
prices for cash. U in. (J. P- rry,
S. W. ror Founii 5; Race Snee .
IJtiy Wm. ti, Ierrv'
Steel Pen- -he be-: and d.-apeM in (i,e
i market.
G. Pcrr,. S n 'i'ltier
S W. corner Fourth & Rac- .
Sellini Pt a bargain,asers b in in l'
B-'Olss, S'aiionery and HninUt
( lor
cah,car. pnrcha-e rnnc t't?I"v w liolfsult
prices a; S V cor. l"o;:r 'i & liice.
Wm. (
R.TOliseller an. I
Of every descriptio-i execn'St in ti e bei
s'yle. Per-oii- having b"0- in i
Per-ni- having b"0- inquarii
;ha! need bitidl H
fit u have thern bonnd
at Ihe prtf-Mit urns at very low raies X m ! .ltj (.evi,, one perches to p'aee of bgin
but exp-rienced workmen ar-- em p!o e.i tlir, v,ratlt2 ttjree tmntirel and eighty
in my e-ubli-'i -n-nt . W n G PERIll, j acres and itree quarter-and allowance
Iik, ti nder n S'nti itr, tlI t t.rx for mail- arid also, t
S. W. cor Fonrtt. .'ue S, Phtlada. j ,.erlai,) JJil R;n.l with it several
December IX. Itfl -I n. j trattc'ie- extendi tg Ircn ttie mines of ihe
I Co um bia Coal a id Iron Co-rp4't- in the
Alldiloi'M .oflCC- - ii t-.viihip ol Bjaver to the Ca tawissa
r. t , . " ... ; i R ad as the sani-? 1m b-en surveyed.
Matt J J,.kH I'ute, ,lrc - , Uu oil( a , ,.ml..riK..ed bv ., itl'
THE And.ior ite I by 'he Orphan s j llf,h4;f ,,j M. Cauley M lun am Rilroai
Conn of Columbia To ,-ty. to repor. l"" Cl,mpMll . and all the 1 tnd, St Sutioc
P-ainsi the heir-cf loin I'rt-e, .h-cea-ed ; . n(l.e, "()ei.t s, S'.O,)-, Brdis, enibAnk
i . . i... i: ... .1... i ' .. - .
j and to mke di-m'-uu m amonj the p. r,o i
en i Ud,' f 'be balance m ihe han.t- I J-hn
Snt.ler,, bv apoufn-nt ot ii,e
court, m l e order anl pn portion- five,, by
( law. will meet the it.iNieS Itifere-te!, or
thepnrpo-e of his apnoinnnent on Monday
1 i l"e I o I r let-n i im) iii j-Miia", i is. .i
I. . hu .f Bilftfn.blira. u', aild w.l;ei
the thirteenth d-tv ot J fnnarv A IJ. iHni al
.. 1 1 . . . . . . - 1. ......... ..I ...rt ura . r
I pres-nt ihem.or he forever detarred from
i i i. i
coming in tor a snare oi sa. t imui,
W. WIRT, Auditor.
Rioomsbors Tec. IK 1661. 4t.
Auditor's Aolicc.
Estate cf ha ic IV Jmgioi-e, ieceiseL
THE Auditor appoi:. ted by the O'p'tan't
C urt'. is lountv to make di
trtb.i ion f the a et m the ni d- ot Sam
uel MnsrnvH nd Aaron Murove. ad
m tni-'raor ol the e-.'Hte ol Naac. W. Jlus
urove, deceased, to and a no;. the person
enroled lo ie sante, Hf-or.tinjf lo the ra'e
and m the proportion" fixed by law; will
meet the parties iniere-ted, br tb purpoe
of hi appointment, on Tuenfoy the I I'A day
of January A 1862, mi mm clfi. e n.
Blooinsbura ; when and here all per-ons
having clim, hre ieqnesii to preeni
mem, or be torever debarred from commg
in for a hare of 'he saxl a-!.
Bloomsburg, Dec. 18, lSbl 4:.
Ayers SarsapariUa.
DY Virtue of a writ of Alias Ixvario Facia
to me directed, issued oinof ihe Court 0
Common P!eas of the county of Cilunibia,
Penn'a, will be exposed to public sale, al
the Court Hiue, in ltnombnig, 011
Thursday the 9ib day of January,
1x12, at one o'clock in the afternoon, th
following proptrrv to wit:
LAND S!'u- e in B'aver 'owinhip, C)0iHV
ot Columbia, ai d Slat ol P-!i.n Iva iia, one
of them railed, 'UALBKC,' bounded and d
scribed a- IoIWiwh, to w it: beginning at a post
thence by land A J-.S McN al, north, 12 de
gree west, three hundred amt forty pert-he
lo a chestnut oak, tbenoe bj Und of Wm
Giay and Wm. Sieedman, south, eventy
eig'it degree we-t, one hundred and een-
ty nine perches 10 a post, tbnee by land ot
ll I I. . L l A
Jeremian jaa on, sou n, iwpivs oegre.
east, tour numireu ana ten perches 10
P0'5 J Und of R.char l Brook,
,,or,,, 8event d-green eMf eevemy ihrea
p-rches to a dogwood, north, twelve d-
re ". fiheen perches to a pot; thenr '
north seventv e ght degrees ea?t, eighty two
P-rehes to a bick oak; thence by an old
"f,rln twelve degrees west, twen'y
five oi-tehm 10 a hickory, and norh, thirty
wo ilarees eiM, thiny lour perches lo the
l'-c 01 re'"""-2 foniammg lour hundred
srid twelve acres and a half, and allowance
of f ier rent, for roids. &c
A.NOTHERof them tailed 'PALMYRA,
hPi:i iriiua at a po-r, thence by land of
Ruber: Gray, roriti, twelve degrees west,
lour hundred and ten perches to a post,
itience by land ol Wm. Sieedman, south,
-eventy iuht degrees west, one hundred
and -ixty perches t-i a pnsi: thence by land
I ol John Brady, south, twelve dares east,
1 lojr hu'ulre ! arid ten perches to a post, and
thenre by larnl of John Wild and Richar
J Brook, nonh, feventy eight degrees east,
j one hnn 'red anil tjix'y six parches to the
p'ace ol beginmnii, conl.iinini lour hundred
; and one acre- and a quarter, and allowance
I ol six per rent lor, &c.
I ANOl lint i ftt.ern called STON HALL,
j beginning i a po-t, thence by land of John
i B'-dv. norih. twelve decree west, two bun
! dre I ar.d sixiy three perches to a po6t, thence
by land ol Charles Hal!, so ith seventy eight
. .. i..,J.f. ..
ctriin;' west, iwo lumnru anu i-ceiiiy ono
, ....1 1. , J . ,
r,nr.M in n ri hi 1. 11 1 r rr f I v inn ni
Catharine Lonaenberger, south, sixteen de
res and a ttarier east, two hundred and
seventv MX perches to a i'one, and thence
by la- d of D-Mjorah Stewart a d Ttiomai
Brook north, seventy eiyhi degrees east,
two bunJred and lorry iiu.e f-erche to place
ol beiMfiiiinj, containing four hundred aod
thirty eijhi a'-rr and a ball, and allowance
ol sx 1 er cent fr roads. L.c, be the am
more or les on whirn is ererted a stone
hmise, and about hall an acre of which is
cleared laud There i l-o a vein of Stone
C'm! opened on f i- tract und a Large Coal
Breaker erected thereon.
ANOl HER ol them ca'ted Farmers Delizht
heiiiiiiiiig at o-t, thence by landol Wm.
Sieedman. tiorlh, sixteen degrees and three
quarter- wet, fire-i humlred and ten per
rtie to a Snani-b owk, thence by lnd of
VV'ilii Wo Shi smith. e ver I v f on r dei' iaea
we-t, orie bun Ireil and sixty two perches 10
- j
i a black oak. thence by land of Tbcmas Say,
lo a be-lnut, thence by land ofCha. Hall,
nuth, eictit deg ee nd a half, east, three
hundred and sixty six perches to a post,
iriei ce by larul ol John Brady, north, seven-
, .J' , . K ...m
ly eiuht ttegrees eat; one huntlre.j & thirty
I . . . . .1... A .... I . , . r . ml i ff,AlBA . m n m m m
jir H :iri ill nil ll.'i.ii, I i . uricc
w es', eifity peri-tie to a w'ue oak, and
nor ti, p-ven ei:hi ilerees east, sinty per
dies in the dace of beginning, containinf
I utr hundred n l eighteen cres and allow
;iM'e ol ix oer tretit tor rOd. &?.
A NO f'H ER f them called TROY beginning
at a post, ttiettce by land of JeretT.i.h Jack
s'oi iiori-. iweiv 1eoree wst. four hun
dred and ten perche to a post, thence by
laml f W. P. Brady, soutn, seventy eijht
degree ue-t eibly perche y a white 0k,
soutti twelve decree eas eiohty p-be to
an ash. nu,h seventy eight degrers west,
! ,,e "" '1r-i p. to rot,
j ihcnce bv U of John R , outh eleven
, tfMs , vn ,ll:i1r,, an,, ,IXIV ,hrfB
pM.,1(,s , a osti ,,..,,. hy w of Tri0(t.
Rrok, north seven! v eiht e2rees east,
! twenty etches to a chennt Oak, snath,
J twelve I'ere-s est, forty one yerche to
Biark ak, ihence by the saoi" and land of
J .In Wild, i nr'h seventy eight dejres east
I one hundred arid six perches t.i a black oak
j and north, seventy e:jht degree east,
cih'y perches to ttie place of beginning,
coiitaiumj f njr hti'idred and twenty nine
-teres and a r,iarter. and allowance of H
p-rcen:. lor road., &
And ttie other of them called "MAINE."
eoinr.ii'ij at a pos', t ience by land of Wm.
P. Brady, iio'tn, eiht decree and a half
weM, Uiree bundled and sixty two perches
j ,o a ;.(l,.tnot ,r,,e t,l(.nc by Ur.4 of Thoe.
and Jee Budd, sooth seventy four de-
, oree- west o ie hundred arid eighty eight
j erches to a p pi. t'ence by land of Thos. ninth fi'tv five decrees east. i'h'T
i :., -.,.,, ,o s .h..t.,nt o .k "hence bT
i ..,.,1 land rd Jfihn I.On7eilher.Tr.
: --.nth, ot:e hundred and eighty eight prctl
) e- tn a i he-mo- otk. thence by land of the
: sii.1 John south, sevetnv sir
iie'ee- and a quarter wet, one hundred
.m l t ventv four perc:i- to a' pnst, south,
-ixieen decree- ari l a q-iarter eit one hun
dred and tour u-rches o a che-tnut tree.
' ... them-e hi land of Jnhn Re--?, n.trth.
t an.
I ; ,i,i iree ea-l two hun Irel
I -tventv ei ht ilejrpe ea-l. two
i f( .. har.eie I rihi, pn vilea-s and Inn
, itM ap-Mammg to me sa.J Radroad
. H!(, nw ve..t.i, ; a.,j ionv.2 lo the
,aj.j Columbia Coal an ! Ir-.n Company
wheresoever t-ttuate, atul all the cha'tereil
and imports null's ol ic.e resppftive Cim-p.nne-consr.lida'ed
in the Columbia Coal
and lrn Company vinh the appurtenances.
Seized taken in execution anJ to be sold
,s ihe property ol Jacob Loose, in ine hands
ol his Hdmini-iraior, Dniel B- Lo se, witlx
notice fme tenant
Shk-iff's OrriCK, ) Sheriff.
Bioomsbnrg, De.- 1 1 . lHfi 1 j
'I'HE next meeting ot the leach-r' Insti-
lu'e for Colomoi County, will beheld
at Caitawi-sa, U.r three or lour uaj, cwm-
mencin-i 1 uesday Dec 24th mt.
The Teacher, of the Call Schools
have con-euied to acl as a local Qonimutee
lo i-ecure boarling jdaces for Teachers, and
Irom ttie liber-ility proffered by ih cuizans,
our Rgiteate will probably ba
smad. .
Piof- F. A. Allen and other class instruc
tor and lecturers have promised to attend,
but complete arrangements are not mitur
ed in time for ttii notice.
The teachers ot lhe County are earnestly
poltcited to attend, to aid by iheir counart
and to ohare in the common benefits. .'
Oa behalf of the Committee of arrange
ments. WM. BURGK-.
Dcerjnbei 11, 18S1.