Village record. (Waynesboro', Pa.) 1863-1871, January 10, 1862, Image 2

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Pennsylvania Legisleiture.—Both branshes
of the' Pennsylvania Legislature met and
orgapizsd at Harrisburg on Tuesday. In
ass House ivan Rows. a Union Deno.
rill!. was elected Speaker. The Senate
erected , Hon. asvis W. HALL.
tr,sr•rhif rbor of Charleston has been
Mimetically ezled. and her citizens are
kept in a state of ' fearful twopence, hourly
tiering that a vigilant army, near at hand.
or secret foes in their very midst. may 0.
wirwheigi them in irretrievable ruin. The
little .►game cock" State is reaping the
fruits of her lolly and wickedness in fo.
*tenting the rebellion alMost as rapill3! as
tier most inveterate enemies could desire;
sad, much as she suffers, each new day,
instead of bringing her relief ' only adds to
tier miseries, perplexities, and dangers.
Sad Mistake --What were supposed
to be the remains of the fan of Capt. ie.
wits, of Vienna, lowa, were carefully sent
home for burial. The family and friends.
with the local military. assembled to bury
the dead, when the coffin was opened. and
the face was that of a stranger. The fn.
ueref . cermonies, however, proceeded, and
the strange young aoldier was buried in
the grave prepared by loving parents for
their own son. s
A' Ward to the Fair.--The :. ladies of
Pennsylvania. says the Press, beautiful
and accomplished, ornamen
tal--the light. grace, and charm of society.
They have now the opportunity at which
they should rejoice, as true•hearted wo
tnen,of being eminently useful also. There
in an absolute necessity, at
.this taoutea,
for knit woolen socks and mittens, with a
variety of other "fixine," in the shape of
various articles of wearing apparel,•for the
brave defenders of their country's consti
tudonal rights, • 11 is utterly impossible:to
keep the army in health without warm
feet and hands, and cotton socks and Ber
lin gloves are wholly inadequate for this
perpose. Every gentlewoman ought to be
able to use herneedle. and she i'annot bet
ter employ her tune than in providing
these articles, not only for the . ' Asa on
duty, but for the sick-soldiers.
The War in South Carolina.--The most
important recent event was the advaneis
made by a portion of General Sherman's
division, under command of Brig. General
Stevens, and several Union gunboats. a
gainst a rebel baltery.on New Year's Day.
The expedition was fully•succei•slul. This
triumph is an indication that the rebels are
abont,to suffer new and still more serious
injuries from oor South Carolina expecii
lion. Charleston and Savannah are both
eonsta,ntly men ed. and the distance be
tween the former pity and :our outposts is
being rapidly diminished. , Thetond hope
of the Secessionists of the Palmetto State,
that they could safely remain at home du•
ring the-progress of the rebellion. watch
ing at a prudent distance the conflict in the
Border Statee.nith their shares unievaded,
bias proved utterly fallacious. Their best
harbor and the favorite resort of their
proudest arietoerats has Wien into our
hands. Their railroad Aimmunications
have been cut of. Their industrial sys
tem has been demoralised, arid, in some
districts, utterly destroyed. Thousands of
their ecintrabarids have abandoned them for
ever. En insane fury they have demolisihed
millions of dollars worth of property, ann
the hand of incendiarism.'procapted by mo
tives different from their own, has desola
ted some of their most- mportant tbor
1131rGen. H.-Kelm has been aspoint
ed a Brigadieeneral by President Lin
coln. Gen. K. has therefore resigned his
office as Surveyor General of this State,
and Gov. Curtin him appointed Henry
Souther. of Eik county ,to all the vacan
Pemals Spy on Horseback —The
Washington correspondent of the N.York-
Post relates the folloartirg incident:
A horseman clad in a sort of cavalry
costume, with a heavy overcoat and slouch
ed hat, had been noticed fur Oome. time
dashing about the city in- rather a suspi
cious manner. At last the authorities felt
themselves warranted in arresting him ;
and accordingly. one morning when trot
ting down Pennsylvania avenue, he found
himself suddenly surrounded by a Ale of
soldiers. and WWI carried off to prison.—
But the funniest part was* to come. The
investigation that followed resulted not
only in the discovery •of certain important
papers, but also of the fact that the cava
lier was a woman. flow long she had
'been at this game it is impossible to guess.
&The rebels, no doubt expecting an
intact on Charleston, have removed Col.
Corcoran and a number of Federal prison
en from the Charleston jail to Columbia,
the capital of the Palmetto State.
or A) editorial article from the Righ.
~ .e
mond Examiner, admit. that he rebel ar;
my is thoroughly demoralized Burns at
*tighas'lll,ls , oo basal:leen o ff a for sub.
401244 - .
CPAs exchange comes to es wit h no
ties ihsi wraith" is crowd out of \thin
issue.. Tins to aiming as4ad as the up.
industry editor who laid. *•For the evil *f
leets 4 - intpti . Ong rink. see oar inside."
Pm At Me Seiab.,4lVe see by late
rebel papers: (says the Press) that incen
diary fires - are bumming very cowmen
throughout the South, sad that the peolile
i are very mteh alarmed. They, !Par that
there is * great conspiracy 4n their midst
to destroy by firObe whole of ` their prop
erty and effects. "Several area haie;
minred in Charleston since the recent large
one, and a Montgomery (Alab,ama) paper
recently elated that seven attempts have
been made to burn that city,* diffeleht
times by persona applying the orehin the
most populous part. Where. if the flames
fairly, got a headway they could not be
very easily stopped. The sown of Green
ville, in the sante. State, was nearly.burn
ed doves, and in Georietciwn l . Texas prop-.
-arty was deatroeed. by the same means, to
the amount of $30,000. At Nashville, a
large quantity of commissary stores and
erdnanee belonging is the rebel Govern•
meta was burned, entailing d a loss of over
two millions of dollars, while a. Confeder
ate powder-Mil!. near New Orleans, was
blown up, although the guard had just ex
amin ed the premises a few minutes before
the explosion. At Richmond, Virginia,
where it would seein_ that property should
be more secure:on account of the large
mustier of soldiers in that oily, several
large fires have taken place, and the 'other
day the Richmond Vheatre, situated in the
moat wealthy and populous portion of the
city, was set on fire, and before the flames
could be extinguishei they had extended
to other buildings, and destroyed a large
amount of valuable property. Prom Nor.
folk we have a report that • several suspi
cious looking men were arrested by the
guird, while walking around the navy yard.
with combustible material in their posses
sion, their design being, no doubt, to either
burn the yard of the frigate Merrimac, in
the dock. We have no doubt that nine
out of ten of these fires have been the
work of incendiaries, who. in many cases
have, we suppose, been "contrabands.",
Suffering of the Rebels'.—Sconting parties
who have recently scoured the neighbor
hood of Fairfax Court House report that
the farmers have no killed their hogs, on
account of the impossibility of procuring
salt to - oure their meet. A number of them
who represent themselves to be Union
men, have petitioned Gen. McDowel to
allow them to obtain a supply here. The
rebel-soldiers in that neighborhood is said
to be so poorly provided_w_ith_alothing fit_
for the present inclement weather that'
they are forced to appropriate to them
selves the clothing of the negroes. Their
horses aye also suffering and dying in
numbriifor want of long fodder. They
have eaten all that is to be had in the .
immediate neighborhood; and gave not
means of.transportation to bring a suffi—
cient quantity from a distance. ,
t r .
the commeticeme tof the struggle 0.1 the
United Colonies with Great Britian the
former had no ships, but forty-two ships
were fitted out during the war,and accord
ing to the best authorities, the American
-privateere roamed - the sett in every direc
tion, and captured during the war eight
hundred and three British vessels, with mer
chandize valued at more than eleven mil
lions of dollars. Of a fleet of sixty mer
chantmen which 14 Ireland for the West
Indies, thirty-five were captured by the
American cruisers. At ilie beginning of
the war two hundred, ship - e - were employed
in the trade betweeilreland and the West
Indies; at the end the war, there were
only forty engagetein it. In 1812 the U
nited States navy consisted of - only twen
ty vessels, besides Tunboats - . -- -In—these
Hull, Decatur, Bainridge, Rodgers, Porter,
and other gallant seamen, boldly wen.t to".
sea. Their exploits have been the theme
of praise ever since. It is estimated that,
during the first seven months after the 1
declaration of war, American cruisers cap-
tured more than fifty British armed vessels
and two hundred and fifty merchantmen,
with an aggregate of more thaw three thou
sand prisoners, and a vast amount of boo
ty. .
TAM , BULLET Benness . .—The heavy
contracts which the Government made
some time ago with parties in this city
and vicinity for the manufacture of bullets.
are nearly filled, 'and we understand no
more contracts !or this instrument of war
fare will be made by the Government.—
There is stered in Washington over 20.
00;000 cartridges, all ready for use. and
the War Department considered -this a
sufficient quantity for the present. The
Government has seven machines for the
moulding of bullets in constant operation
at Washington, besides all that Is "made at
the Watervliet Arsenal. and elsewhere.—
The contract of Marsh & Co.. of this city.
will be completed in a few days. and . that
of the heaviest contracts for the same ma
terial in New York, bas been filled several
days ago. 'The price of lead it is believed
will fall considerably. and the pressing de
mand of that article which existed a short
time ago. is no longer felt.—Troy 21mes.
Capt. Kiehl. of the steasner Reindeer.
brought op this afternoon two rebel prison
ers hom Gen. Hooker's division;, also 24
bushel bags of india rubber overcoats.
sides several sacks of undershirts, and` a
large quantity of quinines 'The priesswers
were captured while attempting to courey
these stoves (roof the Maryland to the
Virginia shore.
Despatches received at the head quar
ters of General Haneck announce the cap-_
of tie - • Jeff- Owens. Colonel
their briilge burning
anti. Adrian County.
tontniander of the State
ious guerilla bands a
tasouri 'Railroad hue
)Iy scattered.
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For — C% stable See ail: . Omerai of
Joe. Fv0k.....
Flame fir , Safe --We &keit attention to
the advertisement of Mrsi LvlnAltminti k
in antitlfir,eolutnrk.
Me —Tniting
,a van tage An beggar' s
blintinestunfii g him. to save a'.tip.'
Bush a man is tenses es a aptinging north
ern Rebel. •
Bet er late than Illeueri—PHlL• HANNAN,
of Chantbersburg,: the renowned stump
speaker, is married. The happy bride is
Mrs. Praxes. of tharplaeei—
Dead.-4mm lit.rounta; County Trea
surer, died at Chambersbuti, on 'Tuesday
last.- Hie term of (Mee is about to ex •
BtrOoma.—Laat week we unintentionally
omitted the advertisement of Mr. DANIEL
Rash. This week we invite particular at•
testion-to it.
R Crumb for Croakeru.-- . Notwithstan
ding all the blazing about taxes and herd
times , it appears that. thei - ri - )ite less in-
mates now in the alms houses of the north
ern cities and fewer persons out of em
ployment then has been the (lasi for many
y ears.
7hankt—Out Carrier boy returns his
thanks to his friends and patrons who en
liberally patronized him on New-Year's
day: To those who didn't patronize him,
he makes his most polite bow, and Wes
their consciences have not troubled them
First Snow.--On Sunday night last we
had a fall of snow in this region, the first
of the season;
,worth mentioning, which
covered the round to the depth of four or
five jock's. Sleighing has since been tol-
erable, and the young folks, as a matter of
course, have put in a full measure enjoy
ment. Our town has been vocal with the,
music of sleigh bells.
Rye Cotree.—Since coffee has got so
high up in Abe figures, many persons in
this place and through die country have
commenced the use of rye as a substitute.
We are told that if a little coffee is mixed
with the rye the coffee is more pleasant to
the taste than when made of all coffee, and
is no doubt more wholesome• The cost
of the article when thus prepared is not
over three cents per pound. In a large
family the difference would certainly be an
item. In • a short time it will no doubt be
in very general oat
Sudden Death.—Mr. SAMUEL GCIRDON,
an aged . citizen of this place, died suddenly
on Tuesday morning last. He was in the
771 h year of his age, but was unusually
healthy and vigorous for a man of hie ad
vanced years- We understand he retired
in the evening in the possession of his u
sual health. Between four and five o'clock
in the morning Mrs. Gordon was aroused
by a sudden movement of the deceased.—
She had-only time to rise and light a can
-dle when he expired. Yesterday his re- .
mains'were consigned to their laskresiing
'place in the grave yard attached to the
Lutherah Church.
Mr. Gordon was a soldier in the' war of
1812, and we 'believe held a Ciao& 's
Comm ission.
Who are the Poor P—As winter may
nlve be said to have° fairly set in it would
be well to inquire— Who are the Poor?—
There maybe for ought we'lnow a family
here and one there in necessitous circum
stances, with perhaps not sufficient fuel or
clothing to protect them against the cold
blasts of Winter. If there are such they
are objects of charity h 0 matter what their
past lives may have been, and should not
be pirmitted to suffer by those Around
them who have been bltssed with an abun•
dance of this world's treasure. The be
stowal of a load of wdod, a quantity of
flour, meat, sugar, coffee, or other articles
of merchandise, would make glad the hearts
of many a widowed mother and orphan .
child; but too few, we fear - of this favor
ed class, ever as much as make the in
quiry— Who are -the-PoorP—=or - gi ve . , thew
wants a thought.
Reader, tis you sit by your comfortable
fireside. ponder this inquiry, and if for
once in your life you should feel charita
bly disposed, we, trust it'may discover - to
you an object - worthy of a - liberal dona
Death ofd Private.—hcOe Route, a
private of Company . A. 77th Regiment, P.
V.,died at Camp Wood, Ky , on Saturday
last. _Young Royer enlisted with Lieut.
WALZER last fall. was about 20 years of
age, and son of Mr. SABRIaL ROYER, who
resides on the Mountain, not liffrom So
billaavtlle. His remaioes reached this
place late on Wednesday evening and were
taken on o the residence of his parents.—
•We have itt learned the nature of the de
cease of which he died. The deceased is
said to have been a fine young man and a
brave soldier. We sy sympathise wish - the
di Thaw the weather moderated on
Wednesday evening, and continue, mild
up to this time, Thursday noon. .The
mil, is rapidly disappearing.
PronialiOn..-,r:We notice that First Lint.
DAVID H. BROTHMITOPI, a native of this
place. sednon of Dr. James Brotherton,
hits been *mined to the rank of Captain
In the reinisir army service. Cant: B. is
it:g shank young officer am% no doubt erni
nantly'aiser,tng of this last honor confer.-
redupeit him. He is now, oh duty in New
It also siTords us pleasure to state that
our young frien4 and farmer cititen, b. S.
Gosport, has ;been promoted from the sank
of Second to that of First !Lieutenant in
the regular service. ft will be remembered
toted a gallant part in several
in an d near Fairlati Court
Jpring, but was takenorisoner
as the battle al Bull Run. He was taken
With other Officeriarom Richmond to Cas
tle Pinckney, South Carolina. whereat
last accounts be wee still conAnetio
The wife or tient. Gordon, from Fort
Leavenworth, with an tnteresting little
boy,their ecip,ie not, on a Alit to het broth
14 1Nin-law, Or. Sydinhain Wallter,at Voun
tain Dale, in Adams county.. the Service.--Doe old friend
Dr Davin Taunton, has paid us a visit
sitters his company , has been uniformed.
and although a little over three score and
ten years of age, looks as sprightly and
exhibits as much ',lgor as a„young man of
twenty. His raper served in the Hevidu
don, and died at the extreme old age of
98 years. The Dr. is the youngest of 11
children, and bids fair to attain to a stmi•
ler age. He was in the war of 1912, and
is now ready to serve his country again
on the field of battle. To do this, he left
at home a young wife and two small•chil
'dren, and volunteered as a private in Capt.
WELSH'S company, so that it will be per
ceived that he has had some experience in
the service, especially the infantry arm
of it.—Bag. Herald.
lie steeps his last Sleep.—lt is our pain
ful duty to record the death of Mr. William
Se iders, a native of this town. The sad
event took place at Fortress Monroe, Va.,
on Friday morning last. He was a mem
ber of Company D, 11th Regiment Penn
sylvania Cavalry, and went into the ser
vice under Captain (now Major) Stetsel,
in this place. His disease was typhoid
fever, terminating in pneumonia. j ibs r •
mains were brought hem on yesterd ..
accompanied by his brother, (who we -,
to minister at his bedside,) and two of
m , ssmatos. Thomas C. King and Leo
Plan— Chant4.ersburg Dispatch.
.4 Valuable Gtft.—.The several Germati
Reformed Congregations of Grindstone
Hill, Marion, Fayetteville and Funkatown
the whole known as the Grindstone Hill
Charge, as an evidence of their high op•
preciation of the service of their Pastor,
Rev. W. H—Deatrich, presented—him. on
New Year's Hay. with a fine Horse,
worth at least $lOO. This is creditable
to the donors, and must be gratifying to
the recipient, evincing, as it does, though
not in words yet equally as intelligible, an
assurance that his "labor of love" is prop
ercy valued by his flock.--:/b.
' Sudden Death.—A man by the name of
JAMES MeLatN,eied suddenly in Sabillas
vtlle, on Monday. Our informant states
that the deeeseed was in the enjoyment of
his usual health, and had walked from his
dwelling to the store of Mr. Sh ffer, where
he fell. He was carried hom and expir
ed in a few moments.
Philadelphia Inquirer says that a gentle
man direct from Memphis, Tenn., arrived
in that .city on Saturday. which place he
left about two weeks ago: •
lie says there are no defences below
Columbus. that Nemphis is unprotected.
and that Columbus once passed., the Mis
sissippi is free from obstruction by fordo-cations the entire distance from New . Or=
leans. He says General Polk has forty
five thousand men at Columbus. is very
strongly fortified. and confidently expects
to repulse any Federal force that may be
ser.t against them, either by land or water.
The rebels at Memphis. however, are a
farmed about the fleet at Cairo. and very
tearlul at will pay. them a visit at an early
day. There are still large numbers of
Union men in Memphis. who are anxious
ly and prayerfully: awaiting the advance of
the Union army. Provisions are growing
very scarce. and many entries have reach
ed starvation prices. Coffee is one dollar
per pound; tea four dollars; flour twelve
dollars, and bacon thirty cents per pound.
Gold is at a premium of forty per cent.,
and rarely to be had at that. The common
currency is Confederate treasury notes,
payable six months aft er. the establishment
of ifie independence of the Southern 'Con.
tederacy. He says the :idea uevails a—
mong the rebels that Gen. BuelTand 'Hal.
leek will move their forcesAimultaneous—
ly against Bowling Green and Columbus.
He says the people of the South are grow—
ing very impatient, and must soon be in—
volved in broils among theme,plves. Their
condition. is daily groling more distress—
ing and intolerable.
AN ITCH vok Bdstrissa.--the Hartford
Review says, a peddler troirConnectics,
lately traveled through Connecticut shall':
rig hands heartily with every one he met,
whether they purchased or refused his
merchandise. Directly it was discovered
that every one with whom he had shaken
the friendly hand, he communicated the
itcl. Immediately after this discovery,
another peddler his partner, came along
with a good stock of soverei n ' oint
ment. It is perhaps needl ato sly that
he has pads large sate a good perm.
Down—Our office wood pile.
..idvaneeof United' States Troops on
the Matnfattd— Rafferßatteries Captured.
NEW Yon, January 6.—The steamer
-Vanderbilt his arrived; with Port Royal
advice. to the morning of .the $ll instant.
She beings 0,097 bales of sea island cotton.
" Gen. Stevens' brigade advandeed on the
motor d nit tat lust and took pos.
s'ess'ion o the rebel -batteries, after a short
resistance, in which the troops were aided
by the gunboats in shelling them. cep.
Stevens followed up his suecese to wit 'n
eix,ruiles of the Charleston Railroad.
flag Of Ogee was received front the rebels
requesting permission to bury their dead,
and an hour was granted for the purpose.
when they fell back on their fortifications,
which are said to be very extensive, and
defended by from 11,000 to 12,000 men,
under Gen,,Pope• Their loss is unknown.
Ourerce Was 4,000 men, end we had
only eight men wounded, including Mayor
Watson, - of the Eight Michigan, mortal.
Gen. Stevens now holds possession-of
the mainland, and — awaits _reinforcements
Irons the North to proceed.
From the Upper Potomac. -
Gen. Jackson retired from liancack—Sup
posed design of an Mack on Genera
_Command—Parse Rumors.
FREDERICK. Jan. 7.—The latest advises
from Hancock are. that last night Gen.
Jackson retired, leaving only a battery and
infantry guard in sight. The results of the
shelling have been unimportant. — One
rebel Winer was seen to tall from his horse
and is believed to have been killed. None
are reported killed or wounded on our
side, notes ithatanding the extravagant ru
more circulating here about our men
having been cut up, etc., all-ol which ru
mots are false.
Jackson's rebel force consisted of ten
regiments, with a large-baggage and sup•
ply - train. and ten days cooked rations.—
it is not known where he went, but it is
surmised that he intends to attack Gen.
Kelly's command. Gen, Rank's Third
brigade left here yesterday morning and
arrived at Hagerstown, twenty-six miles
distant. at 5 o'clock yesterday evening.—
No stragglers were left along the ronte.—
Th is march was performed through three
or lour inches of snow. They would
probably reach Hancock by noon to-day.
Gen. Lander has been assigned to the com
mand of General Kelly's division, and
()en Williams takes command at Han
son .
Execution of Niched Manahan.
Private Michael Lanahan, of Company
'A, Second Regiment,U. S. infantry, was
executed to-day, haling been found guilty
[ killing Sergeant Bremen by shooting
aim. The general-in-cheif, in the order
Aliproving the finding of the court-martial,
says "the proof is clear - that he did this in
satisfaction of the grudge he bore toward
the deceased, not only for t the blow he had
given him in the guard-house a few min
utes before, but for old scores, which he
mentioned in his statement to court. It is
very reprehensible for a commissioned or
non commissioned officer to strike a -sof
diet, except 'when it is absolutely neces
sary to repress disorder. It -is never al
lowed as a punishment for an offence.—
But for a soldier, because of being struck.
to shoot-his-immediate superior. is at, war
with every principle of military subordi
nation. It was in evidence that it was
not customary for sentinels at Georgetown
to have their arms loaded. The prison
er must have loaded his musket for the
purpose of carrying out his vindictive de
sign against the sergeant. ',Vie homicide
in this case seems to lack none of the fea
tures which distinguish murder from sim
ple manslanghter: Fur these reasons the
sentence was approved. and the provost
marshall was charged with Ott execution
of the order."
The gallows was erected in the northern
suburbs, and the convict was hung in the
presence of detachments from five 'regi •
meets of the regular infantry.
The execution was attend by the regu
lars of the Second, Third. Fifth, Sixth,
Eigth, Ninth and Tenth infantry.
At twenty five minutes to twelve o'clock
the drop was pulled. and the prisoner was
launched ir,to eternity.
General Sykes and Porter was present
at the execution.
The only words uttered by the prisoner
were, ..Good bye, oleloldiers--good
His death was almost instantaneous.--
His body. was cut down at forty-one min
utes of 12 o'clock.
• The dying words of the prisoner were
uttered in a strong and clear voice.
.4 Fight in Weatern Virginia.
Citicosam. ,Jan. 6.—A special des
patch to the Gazelle, from iluttonville.
Western Virginia, staling that the expe
dition, consisting of 400 of the Twenty
fifth Ohin, 300 of the Second Virginia, and
40 of Bradshaw's Cavalry, sent out by
Gen. Mulroy to attack Buntersville,was
completely successful.
They attacked the enemy on Saturday
morning, consisting al 400 cavalry and 350
militia, and, after skirmishing an hoar, the
enemy retreated, with the lime of 8 killed
and wounded.
On our side none were killed or wound.
ed; $BO,OOO -worth .of army stores and
clothing were captured and destroyed.
Utqh apprying foe-- ildiniasion into the
A mass meeting held jtft this city to day.
resolutions were passed relative to the ad-
mission of this \ yerritory into the Union
as a State. Delegations were elected fro
this county to meet delegates fr er
counties on the 24th in 4., to dr and a
dopt a Constitution and form of State
Government, to be submitted to. the people
for their acceptance or rejection. Con
gress will be memorialized for the admis
sion of Utah during the present session..
The surrenaer of Mason and Slidell is
approved by 1 II the foreign ministersin
Washington.who now declare their con
viction that the coati/Icel.') governments
of Europe will not stiller England to haat
for pretexts to engage the United States in
a war. We shall see how far this inter. ,
ferenee t o frustrate England's rapacity
will go in its *llium wish this goyeeq.
Female Prbson at WashiustAiti.
Three prisonersrhave been added !a the
charge of Lieut. Sheldon, at the female
prison. formerly Mn. Greenhow's house.
Two of them ire from Washington, and
the other hi Akio Baxley, from Baltimore,
arrested whilst trying to make .her way
through our lines across the river, and no;
upon the Old • Point boat. is the papers
state. She is an dntnitiiated Rebel, and
oheered for Jeff. Davis -and the Southern
Confederacy. A perambulatorygentle
man of the orginia musical persuasion hap.'
pening to be in the vicinity of tkeypriaon 4
highly excited female Rebel,in4 elate
of incarceration tlfrew the said musical
amateur the sem of two shillings. aid re
ittested him to strike up “Dixie;" . but,
IdP l-I T - Int ----
under this pa liii — stion of a threatened bay
onet oharge from _the grim sentinel who
keeps watch and ward over the initolen
tary inmates, he retreated, not, however,
without iecuring the price of his unearned
sery ices, and amid the execrations of the
tuneless female. After a
.night's reflection
her passion became mollified, and the
next morning she •iras' bathed in tears, and
I willing to secepethe proffeted food.whieh
she bad so persistently refused • since her
capture, two days before.
The.other two ladieq were taken before
the Provost Marshal, to obtain. their
statements, and it is mated that they wilt
probably he released.
It is probable, also, that Miss Poole will
be released and sent to Richmond, via
Fortress / Monroe and 'Norfolk, the Gov—
ernment having nothing particular against
her, except being a dangerous woman to
be at large. She has conducted herself
very quietly 'and properly since her arrest.
sta io Mrs. Greenhew. the physicians
in attendance pronounce her a mono--man—
iac, and if confined much longer will be—
me hopelessly crazy. It is already
stated, and with much show of probability,
that she will be removed further North—.
perhaps Fort Warren...-in a few days.
POINT or Row, Jan. s.—Six thousand
Rebels attacked the Fifth Connecticut Reg
iment, near Hancock, yesterday, white
protecting the ' Railroad. After a slight
skirmish, our men retired to this side of
the Potomac to await reinforcements.
11 1 1eantildle the Rebels , destroyed the
railroad and telegraph lihes,' breaking our
communication with Cumberland
Gen. Lander is marching to the relief of
the Fifth Regiment, with a sufficient force.
The loss on either side is unknown; but is
believed to be trifling.
The Rebels.have been shellint
lion at inte rvals' all day. Ou
has responded. The Rebel stif
-Since the fall beard has become'Aineri
eanized the number of barber shops in
Philadelphia has fallen petty froth tal•
hundred. dow to eighty.
rir UPI/B,GL% Practical Hatters,.
Have just returned f the Eastern Cities with,
a lull assortment of RA 1. GO.OO, consisting of
Hats, Caps; Ltutiee. .ru •
Buffalo Robes, R. se Blankets,
Sleigh Blanks -, Gloves, Canes /
limb. Iles, &c.,-al lof which, are
ow ready and selling at aWW I & BST OATH
rates at their HAT STORE.
Opposite Washington Bowe,
liagerstown., AUL
Of all the grades from Five to Forty Dollitma sett
with Muffs, Cuffs, Fur Trimmings, dto : , at
tiIIJEGRAFFB' Hat, Stoie.
thaposite Washington House,.
4 Hagerstown, Md.
gar BUFFALO ROBES, Buffalo Robes!
A sdiendid lot of Extra and No. 2 ROBES,
bought previous to the great advance, ;and will be
sold at usual rates for cash, at
---- Opposile Washington House,
Hagerstown; d.
A good stock of Buck-skin, Sheep-skin, Fur.
Wool, and Wintry, Dress GLOVES, at
Opposite Washington House,
Hagerstown, Md.
READY MADE, at the lowest cash rates; at
Opposite Washington House,
Hagerstown, Md.
IL 41C.1-
On the 2nd inst., at the Lutheran Par
snnage, by the Rev. J. F. Campbell, Mr.
George W. Smith, and Miss Susan S.„.
Eyler, all of Maryland.
At the same plane, by the same. on the
7th inst.. Mr. IF Ilium H. Robison. and
Miss Sarah Snowberger, all of this coun
In Greencastle, on the rdt inst.. by the
Rev. W. T. Beatty, Capt. Joseph Strick.
ter, to Martha IF. Prather, both of Green
On the 7th inst... by the Rev. H. W.
Super. Mr. George Beaver, to Miss R.
manda hicks, both VI the vicipitx, of Marsh
On the 9th iritil.;W - the same 1414.0 , o' ---.
Zody, of Mount floperto. Miss h ,i( ella
Roue', of Quincy.. -'
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On the 18th ult.. John Crag, of Jesse,
aged 84 years and 2 months.
On the 11th ult., Robert, son of John
and Anna Craig, aged 2./ months.
On the 20th ult., in Dry Run, of con.
sumption. fl9is. Thomas' :Filson, in the
60th year of his age.
At his residence near Clearepring Md..
on the 27th ult., Henry Fiery. Eq., aged
68 years. 4 months, and 10 Jays.
• • I'or Constable.
TE undersigned announces himself as a canii+
date for Constable of Washington Township.,
Having been defeated at the last election by only 18
votes, he has concluded to "pick his flint and try it
again." Thankful to his friends for the flattering
vote received at the last alectioa he hopes that they
will extend the seine support again. if successful ,
a general jubilee will be field at Fort Megg:
• Janlo JOB. FU.NIC.
Broom Corn Wanted.
THE subscriber informs the public that ho has
• provided himself with the neeessary machinery
for mattuFactunng Factory Brooms. Persons fur.
'galling hint with Broom Corn can have brooms
made to order upon reasonable terms. Handles can
also be furnished him by those who may have them:
His. Broom:Wean be seen at his residence or at thin
office. , 1). B. RESH. ,