M'Kean County Democrat. (Smethport, M'Kean County, Pa.) 1858-186?, February 28, 1863, Image 2
r.h.trqy,A4 , ..:!!.0 5 tP10 i iiios y: ~,;`~ t ell -.d in, or ft , ii.il)l?t r•cii, , :2 * ., e retP:eithil '.),'• tilr2,ttetttliiii,:. if 'llipißioilei4 • OqrAttpaiiii'e *feel. oujiiiite us to • their: griti • 'itltentletts ,‘,..tint ;the' `,' bele9is succeesorsi ` to our' illeteirireriftlet here lefirereer• _,To shift *Pure -'it 'bort we shiiild bear, if' ,We create I is '•w ,biet. weWtfornn 4 . ..with, itriptittitY; w' ' "it'l'el tleh eas'es; inankirid are most like lik ,Ifireigantit•grave errors. There are but fed .tietai,LVesy„ l tew and rare instances, av where pabWillilskiilonld oat have been oided, for 'asitii!laitil ,nii,ild have been, only, for the illu iiirtfeiVcht,t - itie 'future, demanded of.. the • OTOWie,", - thi Miiiitires.s, 'There , are very few' tiliktinnteliiihich 'Will justify the reasons urged ia tlNtlilietanee'i mind the nationaklelits, of 'the 40 ilit*ZinhatlV,.without any' equivalent to i " i'dheriVennehained by them. If a ,man 4144 it r giotAlor hiiheirs to purchase estate Int thetailind pay for them; ' lt is well; but • .if ItErilostitittilielitefor them to 'pay_it is not iiiiltir u lltit ibeanalogY bet Wee- an individual alii.kitinitiion", does not hold; for except it be illiWie ciintries, where the children era held ittliithivealintil the father's debts ate paid, titiPtitir iiictit lintile;`farther than" he receives, mia'itedi;teeitticel the debts:- In titions; the AVE iedlithidlit,: Or, deb tis ais ins all genera. t ier n re igeltWii only'ltdherles and is et never ' atillitifboildidge:Wbere it is too large for liquid ation; tkirl4 prang 01 il l the creditor class, lkitOlftiegtivirnntint isef; in its hands. Only filir:difro to `deli:Ent against inVaders, can a debt briiitillidt'inior tan it then` if created before alfritiliiiiis relionrces are exhausted. Ihe ore• ishogriti:i . ertivlitcit' deli is, itself a great evil. , Affehe'nalicin 'held for it, and in time it Berta. ''' sitiiii Ind diiides effectually the people: Wealth itilisliattir: Never`so completely so, as when it bola public dema nds against a State. ..„ , ~ Therei has not yet been anything like evi= tienie, that a people ever so esslas.ed, can free tbeniselirei. Indeed, When we •consiiler the etilifr;',rierirring necessities of a nation so, i'n— volved'we can" realized, that the creditor class tin oblige the `government to protect it. It is slid that the Jews held, the mighty armies of N'apileton' in' their :long purses, •and when, no longer probia,ble for them to continue the ean• solitary atrtiggip, drew the string,' and closed hie 'career:l En'w are the "people of England, , . it*Forking,thultitude_who'earn all, benifitted of,the Revalution, ' which added 50me,700,000,000 tollui national debt? What deilbey gala from thelong war again.t the pac. pt. of Franoe,to hied upon them a government they detested) - What has the Russian _air( gtsinedsbk:the warewhich caused its national debts „ ; .,Whst kali . ..Austrian industry to,console. Itselffer the grinding taxatiOn it is for the sanistcause„stibiticted tot What consolation . , .(10 ,the distreised subjeets . ot Napnle . on .' de--. iiyo.lturn the inereasing , ttertiends, the ,milita 7 trootobljohinentraud'finuncial budget, puts opoo,t r lierni. Tliree.thin . gs, our fathers' intend edletiliti us Upd.oo.descendentefrin. . . t)etionel .debt. • . . . Socond.L-Paper mone y. . Third--A largo Army and 'Natiy; and these 'throe cankers of 'nations one 'term of ,abolition kW/m . 4i fastened upon the countrY• ' -glad theadministretion known, and honest— 'l7 •told:the people, 'what the • war . would' cost, they Woad , never have been able to seduce it,'but . would at the Outsetbeen coin- Assituted totornpromise. Had therknovidand told tbaleople it was a deceitful .tontrat and bUndred thousand lives 'would hive been . , eaCkeed thej would not, have been permitted to eaerifice'd them •. • • • theyknown,.• antfairly' informed' , ' the country of tfie,plan;.for making paper the On lr'coViencjr, in consequence . Of it, the people weirld love resisted the innovation. Had the', .111144 it 'first,. to.thit people, i.tir.ou end your de . seettilnntit to.the latest generation must toil to `for the, war We inaugurated," they never Weald .linvibeeti suffered to proceed in it. But tbsi'adrile iqefiqton, iti. , No ~ man pretends to Vell . itswhet year', or ienturrit will be finished • Vetii'policy'now proclaimed is to continue., .'Ntit only do we fend. down' a debt to• Manacle posterity;' but it is more .4 heO•proba blithe war which 'caused it will go 'clown with it;" If vre.ell ' OW abolition much longer, to , direct, • imilfe itaire. If in the course of time' Some :wiWsheitalti! to prevent nations from .teestiaCtieg,debte, war would In a good Ssuibithise. Weknovi of but one way to pre. veriethein, that way is (Or the people' to repuili 7 ;eitailbe botimbraiice..Against this there are tereirildable obatatles; , First the binding char. tailbeillseiraiti . must 'ever assume .in.. civilized I All Who rerilize , the importance of U6;111,111 hesitate to admit khe , proposition . of.vemidiation. Secondly; The p ower'which is .arbeterfin, the creditor class, gives to it the mean..of enforcing their demands. Wrong ab eolutely:.eriong, it'Vve believe it robe, to cre- , Ate.oollo.4iverlasting . deitts; we see no prospect of toliefit oice'etaited.: Every 'Year of exor bitant tagetiois,!watibes Out, upon , the . suburbs of elinfortablirsubstance into poverty; quite a percentage of the •people.:' They , loose; by tip continual life of poverty,: they, are thus siiikOed 'to e,edure aspiration " for iniprov I sekint;Witikthellisi of all hope.ofa illtietter cop; didn't:7 ~ ThefavOred class encroach as the de pieseskane recede, and. leave tor it the mer:. . esitiditinee required to be drudges, and: it •is aftnillj,:Worse enslaved that) Africans are in t6` Sooth. It was formerly believed by many . (an vret con ess we were of t e.n mber,) that gene.al and' wide tweed intelligence, wo'd be ',hillier eier which this fell, foe,of huinan-, ify:conld 'riot leap; and that here, the infant, Weelitisist . neon Ais.entrance into life be chained ,bi r c„h i te national debt. A great standing ar reftrien(rirciohedience to its rapacious ere ps, rere which in Europe sitrou*d'e r ery huinan tieing.. ~But, alas!, the helfar wale falsOme; From the school, the • aeaderrry, and college; (vim printed books and da aewepapere, the people. with their boast -ellintelligence, under the baleful %nuance of asOtiOnitt, hate, rrished oVer the wise maxims of their:fatherifarid 'in that get, perilled all the feed',.hopea of mankind ..' X..et us strive to•make *lir ilia Or the accumulation as soon as we can. Nint.4A paper currency always redeems Ilidatiiipeeie, is practically 'all,' the 'founders ilikctiattitiitionintended. . The 'prenent :one whet thiy Int ended ,to guard'agatnst Damocrst. • rr : , e Navyi bepertment has received die :Dr Dnpont, date'd reintation of the. State. ire,nard's proclamation tarle'stoa published in, innah papers, and ac— ins, !nide . with the ap -Inin, foreign faoctiona= Of ;Ike various . . is 4,:er4ssidron unite in a' 10 ; #1 this action', as set Beloiregird KAU* In flinty par!icu -01 00. 0 m Ayer. ,iet fflOter'..(tbe• ./klerceditat 4111itatt tour ty gionotrat. gatirday • Feb. 28th 1883 • mEkTialb or • - . • .• Purseint 'fp • cell, tkiii,;pervioeratie . Commute met.at the ,Bennett Mese in Smeill port, on•Wedneeday evening; yeb. 25th, for the: transaction of any busineis •inought Om' . jiereens were .eir IpointerVas vigjlent committees for.the several A s ertin, ! --F. Sherwood, A. 'Torte; Hugh Brod- Bt caley, .11enj. Jeweil,•lsaac ; • . • - . Qoryde E. S: Sunderlin. ‘'' • •••. - • . *le:ander Dennis' . Abiani Stall; • : ' C'sris--0,8. Gillett, E. .1. Berber, Wm. 1-1 Smith. dalltip,'.o; Perry, Wm iramilroilerd..N, Powell,- JAE, .. A: - Andvspn MoOr6 Wm. K..Strobridget, . .." Larayrite,-R. J. M. Boldritlge • O. 13 hyir,.: John. B. Kimbal); C. 11; Burdick. • • ' Otto,—Jai: McCord. ..:• • Sergeoni,—Lawience r toyer, Peter Ba:rns, Bishop Lucas.: • • Spiethport Boro'--Jas; ROswell Sartweh,: Miles Irons. ..,/iiittin4;—.-.ll:latbilis Otto,: James O'Dalcyi GeOrge 0. Tyler. ' • . , The Committee then adjourned . to 1 o'clock. Tlitirsday.' : • • ' • " ThursdayiFeb. Comroittee 'net ptirsbant to adjournment, and.proceeded to : the'eelect ion `of. delegates to the-coming State bonventibn. , • , On motion of 4: X. Johnsoi, seconded -by B. D. Hamlin, D. R. Bennett-was the , iinstni- - mous.choice for-Repiesentatiie Delegate, with poWer .; • On motion .of Wm. Wilkins, Ar M. Bentnn was chosen as Senatorial delegate, with powei te'substitute. ' • On motiop•the Committee suggested that the gertiVrtord•county system?' of nominations be placed before 'the Democracy' of • the 'county, through the medium of the Democrat; that such action as is thought proper may be taken,'ai the next' county convention, 'in •regai•d%.tO 'its adoption in this county. ' . • . . . On motion adjourned, sine dir. . - • .• • J. B. °WATT, Ch.dt'n. . . W.Virociras, Seery. •' • • • Sinetliport, Feb. 26, 1863. . : RICHMOND ADD. VlcKsitso,--11 we' may be lieve same of the military. editors, .neither of these places is worth taking., Lest °month the Everti,:g Post said of Richriond: , ' • • The capture'of the rebel capital would lie ..tt pretty thing to talk about; the.phrase.. hail a magnificient soUnd.'yet;so tar 'ai .regards. its, substantial effect on•the'renuleof the war; the redels dread it inlfinltely less thad. the . capture, of Vicksburg or the - preserve of, 'a forMidable Union army in Rest: Tennessee. • •-• . Now itrange to' say,..9te Tisisna.comei,to the same conclusion in' regard' to 'Vicksburg, and says: . • . . ! But why try to storm 'a place like Vicksburg and.pcil thotfitauds of liv.es, when the military 'value is gorte e andit wust be evacuated at ,en early day? .‘ • ' It might be;argued With the same. propriety, and equal ?oe, that no part 'Of thii South • is worth conquering. • ENROLLING AND CALLING 1/11/T TH . E Narior4t, Fo'recas.‘—SenaaOr Wifson'a • bill for ,enrolling 'and, calling oat the National I . orcei nioides as All 'able-bodied Male. citizens between eigh teen and Iterty-five are liable to perform military duty on the Presiderit' call. Tha only exempts are,firsr, 4he iihysica lly, mentally; or , morally unfit ; second, 'those necessary for the support of aged or infirm parents;orphans or children; rhird,. the Vine - President, Judges of Uinted States Courts,.beads of Departments; fourth, 'only 'sons of aged or infirm parints. Wherc lhere 'rve two or pure such sons, the father, ,or he, be dead, .the. mother, may elect which shall be exempt.. Fifth,'only brothers of father' , less,or motherless childreh under 12 years de pendinton his living; sixth, where two olfaini ly are in Bernice, the residue - notexceeding two are evempt; seventh, fathers of two or more ckildren under 14, residing on farms not over 50 acres, exempt; eighth, no person convicted of felony shall be permitted to serve. National forces not fn.-service are divided , intolwo classes. The first comprises all be: mieen 18 and.3o years, and all, unmarried be,' tween 30 and 45. The secerrel comprises al; other'persons. The United States are divided into districts lor enrolling and organizing forces and arrest- . ing deserters and spies. Provdst Marshals are appruntedior each ,* districtwith stringent aut hority. The provisions for the arresting of de 'setters, particularly, are most'ample..: , -Each of the two Classes enrolled for 'service shall •be *abject to tiro years from July 'after .enrcillmintOo be, called out , and continua .in service (pit*. years or during : the war. ••„ ProvisiOn is made for the acceptance of sub- Stitutes. Men now iniervice• who shall re en list for one year shall receive a-bounty of $5O: • Those who may . re-enlist for two •yeurs. shall have 000; $25 being paid down. • • Regiments reduced to , below one-hali their_ ,nutnber from the State are to be coniolidoted. Officers who 'ace absent horn doty withoirt 'leave :are to be . reduped to the ranks, to serve for' . three' years. Officers absent ' from duty ?without leave ) unteint . iiick or ivoundedP shall 'receive ball. pay:andalloirioscs. : ' Fraud Pygit!d! -Fratid!i! Thie is tlyt proli fi c theme Of every journal lathe land, .olive . those 'deiotedto the radical interest, or Whose' . prop rietois••are interested in* these plunderings. . FrSMils in the army, frauds to the .navy, frauds lnaiftbe . viriounftlep artmentS Of•ihe goVerment, Mitiertiind when are these c orruptions to 'end? • • • . • 'andsaid that Secretary Chase has n one hundred 'aui engaged timing, Out. “ireen!backs i ".and• Yet fails to , me e t the bun.. gry-de man for inorel :•• yever;ln. the history of onr . own 'or any,Other nation; has there .been . :develetted : such a • syste , Mafia series of stupendous peenlations.:• And yet, with all these. startling iruths, what . single step, has been teke'ri by, Congress to , arrest , the' evil... Where ii,,the eVidenee of public thieves? 'deniiess:bas loenao deeply; interested :iulegis:- . listing,ier :negro, that it . ..ineMbers.: have. failed . tnfind time to: look :afthr . ..the . pecuniary interests of, nation.: •Hoiv fone,•shall these •. , • things, be :permitted? „ . • • WHEN WILY...PEOPT;I: EARN. . . effects open the . IniMan .system every Where apparent, that the common', crude kinds of'. Sal eiattia.are bad, ought: to teach wisdom to-peoT. pie tWeVoid such . poiitonon4•compoutid• They costae mach as DeLand's CheMical and ihen donotinrodtice those beaufll9l light and nutri:ions biscuits enjoyed only by thm.e who use the better article: Th'e time may never 'come that everybody willlearn to take the good in perleience to the, badbut the speed of knokledge.in thisparticUlar isindeeti wonder ful: People in thousands 'of ..c . it:ieS 'and towns callior,lieLand'sChenicalSalerattis only; and will have no:other, • • '. limitwailteausy.L-Last,night,:abont [wave o'cfockl as Richard Gardea, a - .diseharged sol dier of .00e at the 'Pelinsflvo nia Regiments, and who had just arrived on . . the' aceeuntnadatioli train,' Wes proceeding on friot tawar•ds Partville,. he was Wet by Iwo men' near .6tirtin's 'who knocked:down and robbed biro of dollars in • money.,: -..Phis, it will. bereinemhtrid isthe'sunne I,vhere : Whipple,.onei:4 . the teachers ,in our: co.ro — rnea seln'ol,.. was rubbed a few weeks ago.-70 Pair Green-'hoCho thrown Ova in thr titato _Minh of lire' not taken on Deposit. Green backs!'seenf.tohe in bad : odOr the Bank, of theStitte of Indiana,. : We' learn tram a reliable source, that the brariehos.ot the bank, in antiiipatiOna a further decline below tht•gOld standard of tt.ensurk: notes, end • ;Ill 'prehending i hat the .Snpreme Court may decide that Congress cannot make paper !nanny a le— gal tender, have given notice that they will no fonder receive that kind of 'earreney.on deposit 'unlessithe depositor. will receive pay' in..itind. It is also said that .the bank is retiring its notes from eircPlatian, and that jtis paying` tor them. a . pieniium of frornone to two . per cows: . FiOrri preient.iadieations the financial .operations of the eoUnt.ri , we Wonld advise'ail 'stand from under .. ." . ' • The IteCognitou of the: Southern Confederacy fiy The New York Tinies bn i .were little .doubt of, the .reeo,inition , of the Southern- qontetteiaci by• France. iNithiri..the next two mottlbs T to be followed'Oi'neepinpnied by 'the breekuig of the •lilncknde.•: wr.iites•ffom Witsiiington to the 13iiltiMore Srrn chat a my uneasy feeling is inevalent . !here on• this sal ject.. He says: . It is not robe denied that the Emperor' has 'given us .Warning• once, twice and again, Ot his purposeslo interfere directl . ir in our a flairS,- Ilis - Offer orco-operation—intnediation to other 'Europatin - powers. involved 'ultimate. interveO— tiou.bY force. , His, last proposition cmitetn— plates and eV.en•romes separation : as a basis of pacification; and his letter to Cen. Forey• de— clares, so'rhany . words, . that • this ';republic shall not become the Sole.dispeaser of the pro. ducts 4111.6.. new .world!'--:or, lother words,, ,that . ,he claims 'for France a share of our cotton. gold; and -silverrhearing• regions. fourth time hi may..knOck et our dodri., 'as soon as his .ladt reinforcements, black' and white,' shall' 'reach their•destmation. ' . . . Ges..MCCI.IIIII6AN' AND., l'11!,• WaShMF, , ,ton correspondent' of the .-Springfield Pepyblie:ln indignantly denies . the correctness of the rumors that the President thinks 'of te: calling Gen. McClellan. lie says:' 'The President, u Nether upon sufficient grounds'or net, dislikes.. Gen: • McClellan,. 'and that dislik.has not been lessened' .within. the . .last Siz•weeksi• Is it possible that...any man he so stupid, alter the . president dismissed Fit z John Porter.fiorn the seri , ice,. 'lli to liellev.e that he his been thinking of recalling: There ore to be'ros Cabinet changes so far as 1 can see; though some of the. 'correspond-, ents keep up a continual bow-wow• upon' the subjPcti and-tbetieve Mr: Lincoln.' means to go through his term withotit a s chan. , e if possi, • TII6 RUMORED CAPTimS of the Federal ram, Queen of the West may possibly prove correct.' She. Was but imperfectly protected—her quell-. ties as a' lighting ship being ceiefly In virtue •.of her iron prow. She succeeded, however, in runing the gauatlet of the - batteries of Vicirs burcand destroying several rebel boati latter With provisions, but gave as a reason . lor not goini.through t o . Port Hudson that her supply aerial wes notsufficient for 'the.• Therebpon a.coalbarge was sent down past the 'betteries, affording all needed facilities for doing service and it would now seem theta run up Red Hive! wait 'resolved upon, to intereeptsthe supplies comiag..frorn Texas; I:ut•thet•she was fsiled in the attetnpt. The :indianols, which ran the , bliselcadeatVicksbUrg a few dayis.lafer, is Is' thorugls built iron-clad, much .better . adapted Perilous work, and no doubt we shall hear lrom her Very soon. .• - . MORE AEHICE. PR!VATRERC—The foreign dis patches state that.the privateer 4.296"-is about to leave the Mersey, on a cruise, snit -that ..the Sumter has sailed from Gibralter. • . . Mob Sale in Keokuk, KEOKtricObwo Feb. 20 , . At . 3- o'clock yesterday :_afternoon abbot Seventy..five, conv,alekcent: soldiers from • Ot t e hospital • Torched to the Cpuoititlidn ollice, of this city, 'beaded by three, or'. icier persons .with ,slebge' liamoters.„ The greater portion of them took a standalong'the streci, in front Of ',the Office:. Those• with '-hemmers' proceeded into. the., building, ; demolishing the press on, the first. floor, :while, others went in, and altogether, Cleaned the' room. out.'. They then proceeded to the 'second floor 'and elerined that the'., type,* kc, throwing them Nom • the . windoiv: .They demolished a press on this floor: They ,tiext 'ffiroCeeded, to' the third floor and 'demolished anothe.r prse And throw it• out ...if the, window, and bad nearly cleaned the,. room, of type and all otherfizings, or - the office, When a squad ,of armed. io,ltliOrs were marched. in front of the office and the ring-leaders of the mob. ordered to make„their,men desist and form in line; Which - Was not done until the-squadhed been. ordered to takeairn,ort the. parties: Re v.:ivers and carbines wer•drawn `the con'- 'vnie.sceints, end threats unite qhilt ilthe squad .fired a shot,.they,.along.withtheir commander, were dread, men. The excitement was intense; bet the"convaleseenta were forrneti.,.into tine. and Morelli, off; but not till the destruction •of the office was complete: . A part of the' •bress es were dragged to the river:, • . • Flee 'at Titusville, 176b.'.23 . Cuter & Co.'s banking houie; two storns, and the qa.cetra.printing office*, thiq • place, ,wereilestroyed lire last, night'. Lost on the •bank 81 . ,000, iusurrea 'J. P. & C. 0., goods, loss . $8,700, iniurecd 1 54600. p. Jamonan;• .bonts;: and 11h . 91 .10 5.5 , $7,300; insurrof Gacctro •pritiling bfliCt . , lois s2,ooo,:insurre,d• $500.' . . . •• Nirariwns"r lust -Same•'nf "• the 'WeStermeditors•are aridioyed by he failure of tlie.ship•clinal project,. rind show. no disposition to suMnit, in silence. • The Chi-• ragn'Tribrqte is quite' ferocious, 'as will be. seen by'tlie lelhirtirg. extractit—', . • The cort l mr!retil.iOfffiTi, of: New York 4S :in • tolerable, arid.onr 'Peo'ple-bave, groaned 'under it nut if every instinct cif sfdipreServatfon Outlands ; Otir .indusdry• is. grievouly 'nett , nn. - - IWCPSSII taxedyn rid the amity, that. should mark-,,the. ntercourse of the Altlrerebt - :Srates is J u s t ra gl , d;liy - t he iMrdeMitpoM - our staples', that imposes, unit our. people are' . ...um - andmous in thi:ir dt;telmination to serk• hi yen dioindi, t hoiteh they leaddh.rough-Cahada the relit4 that Nvss York denies. And'•tkey are in i;arnetit. Epithets will not: turn them front their purpose:They...htindlega:matter. of con s m •cer•uporrylikh hangs tbe pos'sibilify. of fudifif, political combina tions of absording interest and' importunce,'as well as the immediate pros perity/Air-the Northwest, - and we assure . the East' that they wild be• neither btrllierd, coaxed' ner awed into silence; • .; . . New:.Yoik - having..recfivetl' this terrible : lid— Piiiinsylvania is next'.io 'oiier. tor. \i•arnPri,thitt her) base o~hosi tion" will nnt-Fooh eit her be forgotten or t.or• and • ano(lious compa'rhioti-made,':-au the one State has ..brien struggling like a giant to . oyetthrqw the deMorf rebellion,' .the other' has been fattening on :Contracts, and high, protection, and her delegation in.Congreii haye been chiefly intent in defearimt a . gresit measure - Of national defence, in 'which.the' peo, pte 0,l Illinois have a deep, interest, both naval and., commercial. .Let Pennsylvania' beware . rd the - consequences Of this 'exhibilion of Mean nesS•and selfishness toward the .)%cninti llibnt of the West. ,::TlHre'roilf a . settleMent.day. Feb. 21 the-,Tor(c/ia/,'of thk city, gives variousreports' concerning the rebel invasion of the•State'on..oe . bioders of the - Blue GrAsi - •region, ' . • , - ; • 'The• - ellitor•of 'the Joitriny, -thinlcs . .that .• echoic are ihreaff ning •Lexingtop, • FTatilcTort , .thinville and Louisville.• • ~; •,.. • :116:Jonynai,.'also learns .by telegraph • that seven hundred rebel tavalry at NiCholas— . • . ville7Yesterday morning, supposed to be about cuttinggthe Louisville.and.'Lexiogton railroad near rriedw - ay. • • The Journal expresSes the. belief that...ibis last rebel invision is a formidable one. , -• The' Democrat le4rns that the mnight before last “velve.. to fifteen hundred ,rebels occupied Ribrilonti:arid it Was generally • believed that theylwere'tbe advarmeof• about ten' thousand rebels; who'Nyere marching on ll,exington . under the rOnimand the rebel General' Long TheDerrioerat discredits the sdea that there. are any:large niiniber of rebels iriKeiitucky. • above reports have:created 'considerable 'excitement heie; . liut the airily,. headquarters here are.anadviseil'afthem, and the officers ia— . dividualki colfectiyely.deni their correct— LATER. STORIES FALSE •• - Diening. The'exciting,Slatements Which.have.heen'made here during the past two days turn out to arise fromlhe fact that.aboat SOO.reliel cavalry, an (ler. Col . .. Leroy Clarke; enterd Richmond', Ken• tacky, on Sunday, stayed ahouttwo hours,, and then passed through Winchester, wvhei•e a Inish.w . ith..slight hisses oceurred,• alter 'Which the yebel cavalry clearer) out in the diretron of Mount Sterling. EverYthing is quiet in the vitinity•of Frankfort and Lexington. No ap-. prehensiona are entertained. WnsiirvaTon, The Richmond Examiner of the . ..2st instant is . received here, .It contains desiiatch dated Port Itudson,: February 1.8 th,. announcing .the report of ihe,.Ca . pture o!the. West, the United States ironclad gunboat. recently . run the rebel , batteries' 'at. Nickatturgh , She was attacking the fortiffeations on Red River, and. after 'a :brisk 'cannonading struck "her colora• Tliirteen . C4 . the - offipers and crew were. captur-, WASAiNGTON, Feb. 2.5' Judie Wattii, .delegate from New .Mexico, received. adv ices from 'EI Paeo, that the French 8,000 ,strong, have, captured Guaymas, and were marching, on Hedmosilla, the capital of the Mexican State of Sonora. 'The ieasen forAne invasion is stated, to be in consequence arGovcrnor peiquera confiscating the goods of Frenchinen, and banishing thetb frem Sonora... . - • • .I.Bop aesnaeh from Memphis, . datet .. on Saturday,. furnishes us. with Ovine§ from sick , . sburg tcr the.lBth_hitant.; , .1‘• • • • Active hostilities, agaitist, •vicksburg ?naked on-that ' • •. .Im,mertar bdata were towed into position abil'opened!lje ball by . fting t of their shots ,was not ' ." . • The firing was respond to:by threetodeber ate b'eitteries, when I;tir ponition.. wan ..foundto . be too much .'exposed for e ff e c tua l -ppetuti)- Un s .• • - and Was changed. ' - -• . The bombardrrient•was then.reneWed. • The gunboat. Indianola. yvoieVtun the.block.: adeliad piOyisic;ns.ind coal sufficient .lto' last her three months'. , : . . . . . -A- serious controversy iSioing "in . -Ileney.. Lake valley;nver.the boundary %( - juestiOn, bet= ween.•Califoriiia and Nevada; beth,Climiug jurisdiction ov - er the :land TherCafiornia:sheriff attempted. to" serve a civil Proc.zsis r " on : the 15th'/instant, when the residents Of the valley 'armed themsehies end fired" on • the sheriff and , his- pOse cornitatus.. Six of the-.Sheriff's . men Were wounded. The sherd] . then seri( for reinto . rcements and his assailants alc, expecting rein(oreements: BOth parties' are 'very - defiant, and at least ..iccoutits were fortifying . themselves - in' log A sOupne just arrived brinis adoces from' Maazadan to-the, :22d ofJanuaty.• . • . Four .thoifs..and MexicqUs -commanded GenerarLirvefia bail 14iled tor.AculktileO.." The o ).,jbet of, the Uipv-um'ent ‘kas.upkiws'.u: .1. A iitriA CREF . h,• Feb; .12.3 . . ;Yeliiiigton's..birthday was celebrated . yesterday. bythe arfny.of the Pplomacomtwithatariding . .the prevailing ',tem- . pest. ; by salutes. from several Mittetigs: thing ol,tlui kind. tvas heard from the Rebel 'lint [Mies on .the south Sifle.or the Rappabunnock: A snotsstorni - *corritrieneed night, antrcontinued till. yesterday_ifiernOon„ drifting in some places two_to, three fem. -The ,leprh 'rd . snow averages, about• seven . 'inches:: The.shelter tents of the soldiers: afforded but poor profecifon fromthe . sform.. Last : , night. the atmosphere . wasmereeiiigly sold, causing Some Trobit•bliten extremit.iis. • Previoua to the storm th e m o dliu,l partially dried, up, hilt Only Many d,iys must olap . Se..iSibis pecitliar itittality belorethe:rolniq . mill' heroine' passable,' under .the most.favorable anspices. NEw 'YORK, b 55 steamer Coninental at • this: port from New Orleans, Wing , : up papers to the 130. The only itenr•natnpordance.. is the unncilin'ce:- tnent in the Picayune :Of •o,at date of, an• tempt. to shoot Major•Gencral Banks as'he.was: alpint entering his ladires' trance ni the•Citi Hotel, aliouta quarter '.'past Tu'elqcic, on'.the a ; the: 12th.... The weapon 11.4:n1. ‘iit's an air gun, and .the - bulled; alter. passing near '. where the: General ;-"stood, was dnutirl on the opposite sidewalk. •The pee: , sot . (lolo',mit'cle the attempi,• it is stated, dis apgeared at once, and .at lo . t'actounts the po lice ha'd snot been suOceastril in id acing. Out his identity:, • • . . . . . . . . .. - • ' •. • CAIRO, Feb. 25. .. . . • • .. • A large, fleet of boats left Memphis on • Suri da'y for belew. • - • 1 - ' . • • . .. .6: e of our guinheats passed info' Lake_ Provi dence anti found.a band, of rebeliwith a large nuinher of negrees WI ing trees across" the Mar= few' passages, to Obstruct the phriage of , •our hosts. She shelled one comparly.of . them away. • We are assur'e'll by officers from Younes Poitit.tMlt'the health of the army is :slightly improving,' ~ . . . . . . NEW Ccnn.,; ' At the Dernbera tie Congressional Conven— tion hell! berd;tmilay for the 2d district," the Edon. James E. English',' the present incumbent, received 58 out of.Bs'votes,ca'st o and was thin unanimously deClared the pciminee of the' .con- HA a-cenan; Ct.; rob., Democratic .10roai , entiOn of the ,Ist district nom ' i'nated Alvin P...1-Iyde . for•Corigress on the first regular .1:1110R7 • AN.T ST.ITy.MENT Fft..o3t . GCS: HA):LSCK• The IVahinglonreisrrespeindent. of the Cinein7 nati;o;ziettn.inalcas the following statement. on . the authority °lgen: . •.. TO,day,.as a:member of the Military ,corn-, mil tee well observed, the'question isnot ,you adopt this or iotpe :other. way 'of raising yourreinforcements:i" but .you draft,: by. a. sweeping and universal eonicrintian,'. or. will •you•abandon the • struggle?" ,This 'Very; morning. Gen . . Halleclt declared that-there were over twenty two thousand delirteirs fibM, the ar— my of ihe•Potomac. alone! ..011r other ar ‘ inles are depleted in 'tt,Sirnilar degree., • We must.ei. , !her see' them gradually. melting away till we Stand powerless before. alined and . triumphant rebellion;' or we . . must , enake.the whole tnilita: ry strength of•the republic.tivatlible .to .defend the life of the republic. . • • ' This agrees , with the statemettt'of the Louis ' ville Yonrnal one day s last week,. that the Ke— ntucky quota of troops has Materially ditniniheci. from desertion, added to natural Causes; yet the editor expresses a doubtwhether the evil pre— yells to ,a greater- extent thin among. troop. from Indiana and other States, ',This is D. SUb— ject which demands serious inquiry: . At`Nashvilte,, Tenn.', in hospital, ef Typhoid Fever, Joni; W.' •B.Anavrr, - son of. Thornion. Barrett, of this place, aged 24 years and ,4. .months, LOST OR STOLEN - . All persons arehereby notified that . . 'a 'eer=. tale-note of the s um of . Twenty-one Dollars, given by S. S. Hackett, and payable'to me - , da ted at or near the- first dey'of Feb. - inst . . due six ninths from, date, has passed from,mY pos session, 'without vhlue. All riers'one are there fare'cantioned against purchasing it, 'and the. maker is forbid paying said note to any. other person. • . ALEXANDER GIFFORD.. Keating, Feb. .LIST .OF LETTERS Remaining in the Post Office, in Smethport, semi—qUarter. ending Feb. 15, 1863. • • - • •• Mr. Tompsen, • Mrs. Hannah''Sheldon, Mr. Oved, Lafayette Lockwood, Catha, rine M. Hall, Miss Nettie Birge, Mrs.. Sally, Burger. , • 'Mrs., 'Jane Belles, • Mrs.. Amanda Brigs, James V.. Brown; Mr. John P. Miller, 2, J. W'.-Mizter,•Jno._S ; Mann / Esqr. • 'Persons calling for any, of the above letters will say itadvertiserl." • . . • • IRA S. GLEASON,P. M. TO. NERVOUS :.SUFFERERS OF 10T112118. A Revetend gentleman having', been restated' to.heajth in, a few daye;:aftei undeialnkill the.' usual routine and irregUlar expeneive modes ot• treatment,` Without Succesg,..conaiders if his sac red duty to communicate to hie aillieted fel— low, creatures tho,sreAlis oc . *cues., •.!inee, on • the receipt of an addielso entielori, he will.. senil'(free) a ,copy of ~ t he preacription 'Direct to PR . , Fulton Street; BfoOklyn, N. Y. , • . . . • U.S . .lnternal Toenlio . LEJOig,ollandlicOnse -Notico. •••• • • ' • • • • '.That the duties taxes a nd • • cences assessed • . .upon persons during the fall of 1862 reSiding . , or deing,'husinesswithin the. Conntiei ofM'Kean Elk and Cameron,being part ofthe tiara district *ot Penna. and'v.rhich.by,an act .of Congress entitled i.Arl'actito . Prevkde ' internal„ revenue tO Suppart:•the Government and - to.psy Interest 'on . .the pubike,debt 3 ? they' are Jespect ivelY liable to pay, have become due and pay, *able,. and that I:shall attend tn. receive .pay 7 mint of the same at'my •Office in Smethpert. ill'Kette County - , daily . from and after.this date. to Sa . turday, the .28th day of : Peh. 1863. ••• I will afso attend to collettion .ai•the Hyde House. in Ridgway the :3‘) 4th and -51.1).., days '.of March nixt:'and..nt Hike'sHotel. in Shippen the 10th, ,' and.l2thdays of March next.` : • . ' psrsonswho shall neglect to pay tome the-Duties Taxes anil Licences as aforesaid 'sessed within.the' shove epecified,time will be' liable to pay•ten . per cent •additional -Upon.. the• amount, thereof. • - • • • • - P.. FORD,- Deputy Col: o: U ; S.. R.A.OthCollecting Diet..for.M.Tean, Elk; und Cameron . - ... - §methport, • • • SHERIF'F'S 13 1- UE.of a writ of trendiiren I R . zportay issued out [ll s e Court ofronerrion Pleas of Cameron', county and•to..nie clireeted,l .Shalt expose to pUblic sale at' the - Court . :lloatie.,.in Shippers; din . Moclay the: ninth day. of March, A. D 1 86.3, nt one o'clock 1 1 M.., the folloire ing'tfeseribeti Reid Estate, to • . The following property of the iletendant SiStY Inui.aetes unimproved Land, Situated . s'hippen township Cameron county ded and desertbd 'astollow's . ; North and West by lands:or N.T. Mitardoitid':' . .Easi arid Soutis by hinds of John Brook'S. • . •• Seized; taken in execution, and will'. be sold' as •the property of C. Aylesevorth'at • the suii'of William Nelson. • . *. . • • • JOHN A. ELDRF,D, Sherd' SIIERII4 9 01 , 1:10E SIIIPPEI4, PA. Febitiati•Okl, „186.3.4 • SIiER4FiS SALES VIRTUE of, two : w! i!s 'of ‘Pleticiies out , of the. Conit of 'Coin tnon.lileas.ot Canieroncontity; Pa.•,•anilto me direeted, • l - haye find shall expose', to 'ptittlie,sale, a,t.the-Coutt Boone in Shipper), on Monday, ttreinth day. of : March,:•A. D. 1.563„ at one - o 7 eloek•T: ikl.;• , rap w hid des etitied,Real,Estate, :• • • . A lot of Land s,ititated in. the l'o%Viiship 'of Shippen, COurity of,. qame'roti and . State 'of Penn Sylvania; hounded and described as fol lows; to wir:—On the ;North by . ..tondo of King, and .. . Bell, 'West •by lands of Aden• 'Houeler, Shutt - 0)y B. H. Freerminj Foot ,hi,the..lando of More; containing one hundred . acres., be the same . more or less; havfng thereon one Hange; one. Barn and Qift Houses, two small . ..Streams or Springs of., ATaferi• a ntianttfy of . fruit :trees; and 'about icitty five, aerei . r.,1 improved biol.' Seized arid:taken in Execution .and will be sold as the propeily of John T. Lewis at the suit of A..N.—Taylor.. • •.: • VILDRED, silEnii-F,s PA •3. • February 3d, A. D„ ISt;3•., . • • SHERIFF'S SALE. B . y VIRTUE of-,a -writ of Pi:ettiies FieriTa *. eiar; issued out of the Cou'o , Common Pleas of.. Citmerob couotY;pa., and to me 'di rected, I hove Jeviet'uport and shall-eipOse to Onhlic sale,.at the Court House in Shipper.; on Monday the ninth 'Clay of 'MarchJ.:A. D., 1 . 86.1, or one o'clock P:M., the folk4ing- described Reid Estate, . : : , All 'that certain piece, or parcel•of' IMtd — sit - 'ante in . Gibson' toWnship, Cameron county, Bounded and described as follows . ; beginning at a pOst.on , the East Dank of the ' , Driftwood Creep, thence Notar, seventidegrees East, to a. post,- heing ' an'. original course . of . a warrant-surveyed to David Grier (distancemot known);-thence South, sixty one'degrees East, nineti:nine perches tan Chestnut Oak;. thence South,' severity fouf.degrees East, perches to a'White ' Onk; thence up the said Drift- Wood creek, by 'its several courses and 'clistan , -. .ces, to the place'of 'beginning,' containing 57 acres mitre , or les!,•aliont tlO'acres ,of .which is improved, end liacin'g erected thereon one Log House, one Log and Bmird;Shanty.Stable, one Well' of - Water.. ,and some Apple Trees and some Peach -Treei. • • • , .Seized -arid taken in EXecution and will be sold• as the properfy,of George W. Smith, at the snit of. Churchill. Wakely & Johnson, , OFFICE SIIIPrEN,YA., Februrry 3d, A. D,, 18G3. , JOHN A•_ ELDRED, Sherijr. . . EDITOU or Re:110C1 - !AT; DEMI. STR:—With yopr permission I wish to say to the readers of your paper that I will send by return' mail , to' -all who wish it,lfreej a Hecioe; with full direc— tions for making and using a simple Vegetable Balm, that - will.effectually remove, in ten days, Pimples, Blotches, Tan, freckles, and all -impu ritiesof the Skin,letiving the same soft, clear, -smooth .beautiful„, . • - I will also mail free to. those having- Bald Heads or Bare Faces, simple directions arid in formation Olaf-will enable-them to'start a•full groWth.ol.Luxurient :Hair, .Whiskers, or a Moustache, inless than 30 days. Allaprilica— tion sariswered by return mail withoat -charge. • .Respectfully . yoursi " '• • • THOS. F., CHAPMW, . . .• Chemist, • . . No. S3l, Broadway, NeW,Ydrk. • .ADMINISTRATOR'S NOTICE. .• - r .ETTERS OF ADMINISTRATION hai , ing.• 1:4 • been' granted to the undrsigned on .60'1, Estate of . Dsios A. NonTn uOr . (knoivn los . A Root) :deceased, - late. of :.Lafayet,ti township,' - .M'Kenn county, ,Pa:, all . persana l indebted 'to. said estate'ate requested . to make : immediate payment, and those having claims . against the same will pregent thetn duly itutlien ticated for settlement and allowance. ABRAHAM ANDERSON, Adminiittagoo• Lafayette, Feb. 28, 1863.