Petaluma Argus from Petaluma, California on July 23, 1862 · Page 1
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Petaluma, California
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OmT wquStfT ft2 Bny ne wek,l2 BO: three 'Jetkt, $ J$ J'1 wk' ti AOithree months, 7j . n.i. (iu4ir. tix linos) one week. Si 25r three reekf It ' lx W8e- a. uui tares montns, , 7jU , . ml- A . -J 0ne-tnlrdof a square, (four linos or less) one tfeek, $1 v tnree weena, 13 uy; six weeks, 93 00 8F3peil Ifotieef Will b charged one-halt ore than Jegnlar advertisements. jgT&liertJ disoouai from the aboverates will made t yearly adrartlMri. in artVanoa Thru Tw.11. . -Alljegal and transient advertisements must fc paid fotin advanee V JB Vfnk orEwyTeMrtpt!on;ixecofod at SONOMA COUNTY. , moniB,; To Dollars. ror three month do.. fin. Ttnii... City subscribers served at Three Bits per monti-payaMe to the Carrier. VOL. III. PETALUMA EDNllAf MOllNlNG, JULY 8ffi. "Unless express notice U titnta th . HLaftce,'n the uostjiborai termav tranr.tjf paper will be coo tinned after the tim vaor diii expired. At LI, II an I Lr I I il It I II i 1 ( II II II rll ftJ,w '.yTi H i ll II 1 i r lvr . McWABB CA8WDAY. J . "- mV 11 Ml y liH JWJMMmm. Ml D II mm II VII 1 1 ill I II B-1IB1I r 7N1 .. . I . -; If Bol paid in a4vsnc FOUR DOLLARS per jr ' . ' ... - f u roroBeyeer, if mid : ' - . - ' - - i (C . . .. .1 : . . . :. . . . i ,. - '. - 1 l tUAU RIGHTS AND EXACT JUSTICE TO ALL MEN. "J - CALIFORNIA. AfJinkss miangTit Is around me, Sot a 4tarr lamp oa high, li'Aight but ftidbdiiopei enrronnd me, nd a Jaris and aogry ky. ljk.the night-widd now the ocean iBretths lit "Sarthen of Unrest," Vaillqg oti( eaifb wild emotion - That it torn within lis breast. " Til an hour of gloomy grandeur ,' Trooyicg from the hollow main , Jlow the weird-like winds meander, . .. ' . O'er the fields of whispering grain. 'Xloonlel midnight, moaning ocean, f. Funeral winds that weird-like wii ! ' Kot to thee this heart's emotion, ,JCot to thee my spirit pales, But a pure brow beading o'er me, - Bain r a flood of tender tears, Whimpering fate hat gone before me, Acd dissevered all our years. Here's the rose that she unbraided From her waves of runny hair, But its erliOFon bhinb bas faded Silent symbol of xlispair j And the ring my soul so treasured, E'en a beggar would dispiae ; Yet its wealth cannot measure, It has dwelt beneath her eyes. Be still oh heart ! etieh impulse bridle ' O'rown the ruined toul'in wrinc Alt thy d renins on earth are idle, She on earth can ue'er be thino. Take that ring and rose before thee Simple ring and fulled rose, And while midnight hovers o'er thee, Let the grave above them ulose. Oh ! ?nowy brow so frank and truthful, Mn?t I tear tbco from my soul? Oh, pure young heart so rad and youthful, Must m ocean 'tweeu us roll ? Shadows. 'Ei.iquext Passage. In the course of a Fourth of July ojntion, delivered at Mountain View, in Santa Clara, county, Hon. (leorge Barstow mado the following eloquent allusion to the 1'acitic Railroad : "Thanks to a loyal Cvnrress, the Pacific Railroad bill has pnssed. Thanks ton patriot President, the bill vre have every rras-n to believe) is signed. And now, indue time, tliere will come out to us, from the forg-e tf the North, a Titced THoro fleet than the Arah steed of the desert. It is the steed with the iron bound bosom and mouth of lire. It is the steed that puffs the long white cloud from his nostril's as he goes forth on his glorious orrand now galloping with never tiring foot far through the woodlands and over the prairies now thundering through the passes of the mountains, bringing population, civilisation, prosperity, growth, power, grandeur in his train .smoothing the rough ways before him, making the laud to put on beauty like a garment, and the wilderness and solitary places to "bud and blossom like the rase." f he name of that steed is Locomotive the graud agentof modern civilization." ' Pmo Village, Arizona, Apr. 22, 18C2. On the 1st of March, Co. A. 1st Regt. Cavalry C. V., left Camp Carleton, San Bernardino to., en route fop Fort Tnran: Capt. McCleare with 30 men having left two weekt previous, leaving the Co. under command of Lieut. Jas. Barrett. Nothing of interest transpired-tfttil we reached Fort Yuma, whein we were electrified by the news that ouf CaptaiB, McCleave, was a prisoner in the hands of the Rebels at Tucson with C men of our Co. lie. was taken in this village byj a uapt. Hunter, while on a scout to see if there were enemies in the territory, and to procure such information as possible. Hunt- or nau wun nini aoout 4U men. The- next day Lieut. Barrett with 25 men crossed the Colorado and came as far as Grinell'a Station, about 100 miles from Fort Yuma. On the 15th Lieut. Harvey came on with the bal ance of the Co., followed by Co. I 1st Regt. Inft. C. ., and afterwards by Co. D. Cav. C. V., making the force at GnneH a Station about 220 strong. While here two of our scouts were met and fired on by a party of rebels, wounding ono of our men. April 8th the command took the route for Pimo Village, aud beyond saw no sign of the enemy until April 15th, when Lieut. James Barrett took six privates of Co. A., and 4 of Co. I)., and went ahead of the command to surprise a picket guard of the enemy, which we had information were stationed in a eailuon about 18 miles from us. A fight took place between the parties, resulting in the capture of three prisoners a'nd severely wounding three others ; the loss on our side being Romance of an Old Man, The following somewhat remarkable narrative is related by a Western lady, now on a visit to this city from Mariposa. She b her- 4 -' 4 A Young Hero, A letter from Illinoisim-niortnlizes n young hero a drummer in our Western army. A little boy only twelve years old, whose mother resides in 3yodburn, returned last week from Pittsburg Landing. He was a drummer in a company in which his father was Lieutenant, llis name is Charley Bliss. Iam well acquainted with the family, having been ther physkjian. ,T his boy went through the whole of the Doneldson fight,and was engaged during the two days at Pittsburgh. Ilts father waa wounded in three plnces, while ho (the son) had his clothes pierced with bullets, and blood once drawu from above his knees.. His drum was shot away. The little fellow's gear was verv rusty, and his girlish face the color of chocolate. Ilia Colonel sent him home, with four wounded men by whom he remained and to whom he carried water on the field when the battle raged the hottest They say he never flinched. At Doneldson he got hold of a gun. dropped by . a rebel, - and fired twenty rounds himself, by borrowing cartridge from sol diers about him. I tried to get him to stay -vitb-us all night promisine to take him -home in my carriage early the next morning, But no, he said he preferred walking three r iour miles in the mud and rain, alter dark, for he wanted to see his mother that night. jii nattier was Ieit betnna in a hospital. Effects or Slavery. Tho Boston Post. 'hich bjasjessfr-JjeeUf and- inway thing oui an anti-slavery paper, in a late issue speak as follows on the effects of slavery up on a community : Sail down the bank of the Potomac alone and you pass land enough, untilled, to settle aN Ireland in. Surely slavery, while it is legal, is also a legal evil to the South, for 2oor men cannot settle on those snores with' J. 1 a . uui siave labor, and, poor men cannot Duy slaves i for this reason are these land left nntilled. Internal improvements will mmr 'be seen in the South until the South uses free And white labor. Slavery fosters aristocracy ; even the very slaves partake of the 'ir-lstocracj, thet will do nothiB save as the mnl-borse treads his daily number of steps "d sleeps his allotted number of hours. Yon wilt bve the tobacco grown and cotton and sugar cultivated as usual, (.r the boas" r- ?e?d them j but you will have iao highways v ? iraoin,ng out tne everlasting mua pixe, no manufai'tnrv ejears not the torest hers a4tdvancei progress waita bt the . wayside for the white man a cumin? ; fnr his! lalmr annro-v arid in terest in hia own toil. IInr nf rownrd nito man aione irance, witu tne e knows it is for tosterirv ArtKa tuint nl'ii . d i- gJ beriBstiiUvely and thot bloeso hia chil- v i i children. . , - A- very se- the killed being Lieut. Jus, Barrett jand private Johnson of Co. A , private Lco-i nard of Co. D. The wounded were Butts- ford, Co. A., Ok-nn and Tobin of Co. D.-f The rebels bad nil t lie advantage 'of position,' being stationed in thick brush, where it was impossible for our men to see them, and as they kept ono position, while our men had to move around, they could get mi aim which our men could only return by firing at the place from whence the report came. Al though tl.c affray was a desperate one, the California grit of our men was too much for rebel pluck, and long before the advance guard arrived the rebels were on the run for Tucson, The men with Lieut. Barrett said he fought with a perfect disregard of the enemy, only anxious, apparently, to route them before more force arrived to share the danger. He was an active, energetic officer, and the Company fcelrhis loss deeply, and are determined if they ever reach the enemy to revenge the fallen. We hoped to have rescued our Captain, but were informed by the prisoners that ho had left Tucson, being sent as a prisoner to the Ilk) Grando ; this was simply confirmation ofnews previously-received. They had taken prisoner with McCleave, a Union man named White, living in Pimo; at the same time destroying and carrying off his property, of which he hud considerable. He had on hand a large amount of flour, ground at his own mills, which they took away,' destroying the mills, besides bacon and other stores dosigned for the use of the Federal troops. Owing to miscalculation! somewhere, the troops here are without means of transportation, and the cfinsetjuenee is that what few of the troops raised by Cal., that are in-actual service are without rations. The cavalry, are without forage, and even the wounded, by some oversight, are unprovided with the means of pn vyyanco, while at Fort Yuma and Camps IV right nnd Drum, where there is no necessity for them, these things are abundant. It seems as if our conimand-ersjn fitting out this expedition, thought there would be no wounded, or that it would bo better to leave tbem n the field they had fought to defend ; and it would be better than to transport them in government wagons on the tops of boxes and barrels thinly cov ered with blankets, and these furnished by the svmnathv of their comrades. There are reports that there is something rotten in Ex Gwreraor--Dowieyr we have not seen for over two mqnths, and can only guess at stirring events in the East. B. self a character. She has crossed the Plains twice; first in 1849, daring which her hqs- Dana perished, and is the first American lady who rcfurned to the" East by the way ui we iininu8 oi ranama. ne is a genuine heroine, a fine specimen of stout-hearted Western womanhood, and her adventures in the wilds of the unpeopled West have been numerous and exciting. Well, while the tram of which this lady was n member was encamped at a point on the Humboldt, tt-hcre the Lossen trail intersects the Carson track of travel, she visited the tent of a familv, consistini of an elderlv couple and one child, a daughter of fourteen or fifteen years. The old lady was sitting on a pdejof blankets, under the canvass, encouraging a most determined attack 6f the "sulks," while the masculine head of affairs had planted himself' on his wooden tongue, aud was sucking his pipe as leisurely as though he expected to remain there forever. A single glance developed the thought that there was a difficulty in that little train of one wagon and three persons, and that it had attained a point of quiet desperation beyond the reach of peaceful adjustment. Three days before they had pitched their tent at the forks of the road, and as they could not agree upon tlus route by which to enter Cal-itornia tliere tlfcy had remained. The husband expressed a preference for the Carson road, the wife for the- Lossen, and neither would yield. The wife declared the would remain there all winter- tho husband said he should be pleased to lengthen the sojourn through the summer following. On the morning of the fourth day the wife broke a sullen silence of thirty-six hours by proposing a division of the property, which consisted of two yoke of cattle, one wagon, camp furniture, a small quantity of provis ions, anu iweive aoiiars in silver, i lie proposal was accepted, and forthwith-the "plun der was divided, leaving the .wagon to the old man and the daughter to the mother. The latter exchanged with a neighboring train tlie cattle belonging to her for a pony 'and pack saddle, and piling tho daughter and her .portion of the divided spoil upon the animal, "be resolutely startled across the desert by n':o Lossen trail, whWe tho old man silently yoked tiit' cattle and took the other route. Singular as this niayscem, it is nevertheless true. It is among the many. occurrences of life stranger than fiction. Of course both parties reached California in safety. We say "of course" for it is scarcely possible that any obstacle, death included, could have seriously interfered with the progress of stubbor-ness so sublime. Arriving at Sacramento with her daughter, the old lady readily found employment, for women were less plenty than now, aiidsubscqucntly opened a boarding-house, aiil in a few years amassed a handsome fortune. Two years ago she went to San Francisco, and the daughter, whoso education had not been neglected, was married to one of the most substantial citizens. And what became of the old man? The wife had not seen or heard of him since they parted on the Humboldt. ' They had lived happily together as man nnd wife for year), and she sometimes rcpr ached herself for the wilfulness that separated them after so long a pilgrimage together through this rough life. But he was not dead. We cannot trace his course to California,' however. All that we know of him is, that fortune had not smiled upon him, and that for years ho had toiled without hope. Finally, feeling scarcely able to wield the pick and shovel, he visited Sun Francisco, iu the hope of obtaining employment better adapted to his wasted strength. Fur three motuhs he remained idle after here, and tbeu, for want of occupation, be came the humble retailer of peanuts and oranges, with his entire stock of traffic in a liasket under Ins arm. , This was about six months ago." A few weeks since in passing the open door of a cottnge in a southern part of the city, he observed a lady in thC' ball and stopped to offer his merchandize. As he stepped upon tht threshold the lady approached, and the old man raised his eyes- Land dropped the basket. .... And no wonder either, for she was ,his wife, his "old wo- he tost of Democracy of the rebel sympa- thl'iDg sort is a fierce denunciation of the AAilitionists, coupled with impudent charges tbsl .Lincoln s Administration is Abolition, auljhat be is an Abolitionists. If you hear a lmarf loudly and- fiercely denouncing:: the walasan abolition one that it is prosecuted 1 abolitionize the South, write him down a lebel sympathising Democrat. If you heA a man denouncing every Union man in fneuana as an abolitionist, set nun down as xie Democrat; if vou hear a man attack- be Administration as a corrupt Aboli- concern, put him down as a secession icrat. Should you chance to hear a man nversation with a eitizen accuse him of an Abolitionist, you will always be n classing him as a Breckinridge Delim it you hear a man loudly bewailing eot ot the couutry, contracted to put dowl rebellion, take it tor granted that he beldpgs to the Seccsh Democracy. When youjiear men proclaiming that the South caniever be conquered,' it is always safe to clasJthem as peace Democrats; when men are gioutinz around vou that the Constitu- tionTas been trampled under foot and liberty ptostrated, set them down as ardent Southern sympathizing Constitutional Democrat. If you read a paper which is filled wan articles against Atmiitionists and our abolitionized Government, and not a word of ctmdemnation of the acts of the rebels, you can safely write the editor down a rebel sym pathising Democrat. Ia those latter days no other qualification save that ot a readiness to dcnolnce Abolitionists is necessary to make i kju ceecau urccMuriuge i'emocrai. In the rebel States those who were Demo crats eighteen months since also fiercely de nounced Abolitionists. The rebel leaders filled jkip the ranks of their armies by shouting Nlirthern Abolitionists. They led them into rebellion by the cry of the Abolitionists are citiung to tree the negroes, burn, destroy, and plunder the country, capture and dis- honorin the most horrible, mnnner tho wo men (f the South." They still speak of the rederll soldiers as lankee Abolitionists, and oflthe Government as Lincoln's Abolition Cijivernment. They have always char acterised tno war as an abolition one, and as proseetifed for abolition purposes. The coincidence between the arguments and accusation j of the rebels of the South and the Breckinridge Democrats of the North is very striking. With each the great argument is AlioliflMiists. i Judging from this coincidence, it is legiti mate to conclude that the bund of sympathy between Breckinridge Democrats and Southern rebels is not so imaginary as tnanypare disposed, to believe. The similarity of argument and denunciation on the one point is certainly worthy of note" Sue. Union. Resolttions.- Mr. Swett, the nomineo for the I'nion State Convention, has received a flattering endorsement in the form of the following resolutions, passed in the San Francisco Teacher's Institute, July 2d, 1802 : Resolved : That tho teachers of the public schools of San Francisco regard tho nomination of our fellow-teacher, Mr. John Swett, us Superintendent of Public Iustructimi, by the Union Convention recently assembled at Sacramento, with mingled feelings of'1 pleasure anil professional pride; that eightyears of uninterrupted service iu the School Uepirt- mcTt of this city have made Mr. hwett well versed in the science and art of education, and have demonstrated his zeal and ability as av educator .wf youth; and that we lc assured that this ability, joined to his accu rate scholarship and known energy of charac ter, will enable him to perform tho duties of State Superintendent with great profit to the public schools of the State and with lion or to himself and hia numerous personal friends. Resolved, That wo feel convinced that our fellow-citizens will prove, at the next State election, the wisdom of the Convention in tircscntinc as n candidate for tho office of Superintendent of Public Instruction a man . l J . 1 I I ? - . I ! . ! ; I not alone rccommcuaeu oy nis political services, but Tattler by his distinguished profes? sinnal skill and fitness forshffiwtiFbe filled a candidate of sterling patriotism, and one who, if elected, will, we feel confident, raise the public schools of this State fr.m their present deplorable condition to a po- sition approximating schools in our country Nashville, Tenn., July 14. The-'Union-ists lost $30,000 worth of arms and stores at Murfreeshoro, at the recent guerrilla attack. the rebel loss was heavier than ours. The Pennsylvania Seventh liegiment lost' 200" killed, wounded- and missing. So far an known only three officers escaped. Commis sary Quartermaster's Department was recent ly replenished with new clothing, etc., all of which have fallen into the hands of the ene my. The Provost Marshal and guard of mm A . i' ...V aiunrcesboro killed nine rebeln before surrendering to them. " Gov. Harris was known to be at Beersheba Springs, near Sparta, a few days ago, organizing his raid, which it is apprehended may be extruded to the Capitol of the State. The people here are yet in a great state of excitement, many families having left. The train this morning forliiusville was crowded with alarmed speculators and adventurers. Union roinforcements are arriving here. The secessionists confidently expect the arrival of rebel forces to-niaht. Batteries have been placed on Capitol Hill and at other places. Information has just been received that the Minnesota Third Regiment and Hewit's Battery at Murfresboro, have surrendered. Information bas been received from Cor inth to Thursday, 10th July, from General Halleck there. The various divisions of his army were in excellent condition, and eager for active operations. The rebel Gen. Bragg had 40,000 men at Jupelo, Miss., 25,000 more are stated to be at Holly Springs and other places. " Their movements seem to indicate offensive operations. Kansas City, July 12. An engagement be tween a company ot Mate militia and Quan-trcll's band, took nlaco yesterday, near Pleasant Hill. Tho latter were routed with 6 killed and 5 wounded. Our loss was nine killed nnd fifteen wounded. Washington, July 15. Both Houses passed a resolution postponing the time of adjournment until Thursday, the 17th of July. The Navy Department has information of the capture of the British Steamer Emilv, on t . ".i T i rtr T" in - uic in oi juiy, on uuu s Way. Her invoice shows an assorted cargo, but it that there are old arms, Confederate bonds. and specie on board. wi Ihe brig Deliah, with a cargo of saltpetre. drugs, Ac, was also captured on the 3d, off the llolo in the Wall. Memphis, July 14. The water has been ict into tho canal at tcksburg, but as vet perform service as provided for in this tctr Uis family shall be forever thereafter fr ee, iy 'a1 contrary notwithstanding. Persons of foreign descent under this Law shall feoef ve'tcn dollars per month and one ration- " J . The enate yesterday passed the drafting , imm, uj w.uivu me i resiueni ia auinonzea to call . out th entire miltia of tbecoootry for a period ,ot txceeding nine months. The bill also provides for the use of slaves of rebels in the army,' and eivinjr them their freeedom in consideratioir of their service. The House passed a bill abolishing Con gressional mileage, and extending its provisions to the present Congress. Counting1 the Cost Whom Does the Coat to that of the best ,, .weetns labor, bat to th whiti h." J5.,vn the faculty and endttran t mrti to loiL even when he kt 'Died.- That word is not limited to the written obituary column in the newspapers. It is written over the church yard giite, on every white slab in ten thousand cemeteries, on every page of that great volume of nature itself, which wo read from day to day -Generations, nations and kingdoms have all been, numbered undor that one word Uied. Under, that one word may be reckoned more than twenty-five and a half millions of the human race every year.1 or more than eighty- six thousand every day, and upward of three thousand everv hour. It is fearful to realize, in this) brJsv active world, tha'r with every tick of Jhe cloct? every beat oflthe pulse, a livinir ' annl ffliile from time il to eternity, Civilisation waving scarcely a ripple, Upon the sea of hu- uiuu iiiv, ,iv uv uuiiu7i ujr uwci. been with "past generations, so it will be with you, , Overjriwr name, io single line, in somo daily or weekly newspaper, whiofa is rapidly read and thrown ; aside,"' wul standt ihat signifioapt word 'Died., t . man ; She recognized him, and throwing up her arm in amazement, exclaimed, -"Great God, John 1 is that you?" "All that is leftof me,"' replied the old man. , - With -extended arms -they approached. Suddenly the old lady's countenance chang ed, and she stepped back "John." said she. with a look which might have been construed into earnestness; "how did vou find the Carson road ?" "Miserable. Suky, miserable," replied the old man, "full of sand and alkali ! "Then I was right, John?" she continued, inqmriffgry.--'"" ' "You were Suky," he replied. - "That's enough!" said she, throwing her arms around the old man's neck; "that's enough, John;" and the old couple, so strangely sundered, were again united. Both are living with their daughter on Second street. -. A rebel soldier, in one of our hospitals, recently received the following epistle from his "lady love," which we pronounce decidedly cool and practical : "Kind Sir : I received your letter rglad to hear from you. We havo been corresponding some nme w eacu other, ftow we will have to quitcorrespend- ntr to each other, as I have placed my affec tions on one 1 wasn't dreaming of, and soon will be joined in wedlock. I shall have to say farewell to you, Henneri. As there was not any promise between you and 1, 1 feel at perfect liberty. I would just say to you that I was afraid you would never come back : ,ii nr nwtiv' un North, exposed to death. .r....utt n,t amaahing. if Tfiurteth On We as invincible ia their purpose." J ust European Emigration. Notwithstanding the unsettled condition of -our National af fairs, the tide of immigration continues- to pour in from Europe with strong force. The New York Times of the 13th ult., says that within the previous week over three thousand immigrants have been registered, and the total number for tho year, so far, is in ground numbers 25,000. Up to the saino time Inst year the figures were about a third high- Fer than ilrrfr vearr btmrwHwlreworrgV" last 1 . ,!. -1. year tne immigration openea orisK" in me early spring, when Europe did not believe there was going to be a war hero, and fizzled out in summer when a great war was inevitable; while this year immigration opened very dull iu the spring when our military prospeets looked comparatively dull, but since the news of our victories and of the prospective termination of the war havo had time to react and influence Europe, it ia going on quite briskly. When the war is over, it is believed we will see Ruch a rush from Europe and particularly from Germany, as was never seen before. Misplaced Confidence. The Memphis Appeal on the 17th of May, made an elaborate calculation of the military strengthof the Southern States, which led it to the very comfortable conclusion thU, within 30 days thev would have in the field an effective army of 500.000 mon, "as renowned for their cour- tberahard crackers. leave the subjecr Wltb you, xiennen. n nie anu ten me nu" you thought when you received this letter. ' It is said that two persons In. tbe some bedroom of whom ona has the toothacha and k n a 1.. a wit ICilvtM'Jnifw i Nevad Territory, thero are 968 inhabitants Qtheris hi lovatb pwaoowa baa .the i .1 i...ikAha trill ia rA alaan tftMt - ia ihat place toothscho-will go ta sleep firsC, about, judging from the resultSr The Appeal further predicts thafr'thia army will fall up- bn the iuvaders in two or three columns, drive them-froin tbe Confederacy, mad thence proceed to precipitate itself into tbe . very vitals of the North, carrying fire and sword into the country of the enemy." About ten days after ibis prediction, Memphis itself was Wmmmmy&En&Wv:-.'i- Tho San Juau (Nevada) Ptts has the fol io wirig pungent remarks, which will apply-to not a few in this latitude : "Every county every community has ts class of timid people : some from merce nary, and others disloyal motives ; who stop-to count tho' cost before they are willing to pronounce upon the righteousness of a cause. Such penplo have neither a God nor a country, unless they are tangible bodies, and can-be felt in their trowsers pockets. These peo plo aro perhaps beneath the contempt of liberal minded men. But thero is another class particularly to be execrated and despised a class who aro generous in all things relating to tbe mere expenditure of -money, but who, from rank sentiment of disloyalty, affect to bo alarmed at the cost of the warr nnd sit down to calculate the tax it imposes for the purpose of parading the figures to alarm the timid, weaken the power of tho 'lovernment, and raise a clamor for peace at the sacrifice of national honor. From the beginning of tho world down to the present time, when did a people, worthy of that name, ever placo a gold valuation upon their liberties or Iheir national honor? We: have no record of such an event. It is reserved for such papers as the Marysville Express to discover that a country is unworthy of eing saved its honor defended because the peo- is believed j P" ftre required to bear a portion of those burdens necessary to the preservation of their cherished institutions. To this sheets and pnpers kindred in disloyalty, belongs the office of reckoning the sum total of war expenses ; of attempting to create an alarm? in the minds of the timid, that they may resist the tax gatherer ; of falsifying the facts -tharttre-eurreiit would sutw Uwler-to accomplish- that neat disgraceful end , ot republishing every dirty little scrap which strikes the Administration or the policy it maintains ; of castings slurs upon our bravo Generals by innuendo ; of reflecting upon the, bravery of our troops by placing them in unwarranted and disreputable contrast with their enemies; of applauding the treasonable utterances of those who reside in the Utaon without being a part of it; doing, in fact, everything which rank traitors dare do, without incurring he direct chastisement which belongs to their . "famous crimes. Tho cost of tho war, in reality, is a thing these croakers care very little about. If the Government was less liberal in its expenditures they would take the opposite tack, and re-proach it for its parsimony. It could do no net' short of its own dismemberment by recognizing the independence of the Southern Confederacy, which would bring joy to their hearts. To that end they are zealous coworkers, and if their success should fail to prove commensurate with their labors, it will be no fault of theirs." make its way through t, are not realized. the report ot the capture of Baten Rouge s probably correct, but it is not possible for Van Dorn to bold it. Philadelphia July 14. Arrivals from Fort Delaware, state that nothing was known there, at the last dates, of the mutiuy among the prisoners reported to-day. uen. funis' entire command reached Helena on the 11th. Ou the 4th. while the Thirteenth Illinois were coming down White river they were fired upon by guerrillas.scven miles below Grand Glaze. Our troops returned the fire killing nineteen. Tho rest fled. On the 7th, Gen. Curtis' advance, consist ing ot two regiments, was attacked by two regiments of lexan cavalry and a large force of infantry..- After a sharp engagement the rebel cavalry broke a road through their in fantry, throwing them into confusion, tcrini- natiug in their utter rout. The rebels were pursued by our troops, who took large num bers ot prisoners, who were afterwards paroled. One hundred and ten rebels were buried on the field. Our loss is only eight killed and 32 wounded. '' The rebels had no battery, which accounts for their heavy loss as compared with ours. Miell and canmster from ono of our howitzers diil terrible execution. General Curtis' army is in good condition notwithstanding their long forced marches, short rations, etc. W hen they arriyed at Helena they bad only three davs' supplies. Lexington, Ivy., Juno 15. This City has been ""placed under Martial law ; all able bodied citizens in Lexington and Fayette Cos., are ordered to report themselves at Oourt House Sqnare forthwith, , -, , Information iuisM received -that Morgan with the greater part of his force was at Versailles, twelve miles distant. Frankfort, Va., July 15. Morgan with about 1000 men crossed the Kentucky river at Shyroek's Ferry," eii route for Versailles. There aro sufficient forces at Frankfort and Lexington to protect both places. Washington, July 10. The special dis patch to the New York papers, says it is said that tho Committee of Ways nnd Means agreed to roport to tho House, a bill, making Postage stamps a legal currency. The Border State representatives yester- terday agreed upon a reply to the President, on his his emancipation plan. It is represented to be very temperate and respectful. TfTccTnrfot for theea8on"iiaCea7e6rse' his policy, and differ from his belief that tho declination of these States to act upon or , adopt it will prolong the war. They will recommend their States to give it a respectful consideration but I in no way commit themselves 1 1 its support". j I heir reply is withheld until it is known what course will be adopted by the President on -the Confiscation, bill, ' j, n'l n..c.j--iii;,i.:n, l. i , i to Congress with the President's approval. It is generally thought the postponment ofj tbe motion to adjourn was made in reference to that measure. The following is the text of tho sections in the Drafting bill, relating to negroes, which passed tho Senate yesterday : "The President is hereby authorized to receive into the service of the United States, for the purpose of constructing entrenchment and perform-1 ing camp service, or any omer military or tiaval service, for which they may be found competent, all persons ot African descent; such persons'shall be enrolledjnnd organued under such regulations not inconsistent with the Constitution or laws, as .the1 President I may prescribe. When any, man or h$J of African descent who, by - tb. law of any: State shall owe- service and labor to any persona who, during tbe present rebellion has borne arms against the. United States, or giveu to! the enemy aid or comfort, ; b shall Swells. Great men never, swell. It i only the three cent individuals who are salaried at the rate of two hundred dollars a year and dine on potatoes and dried herring, who put on airs and flashy waistcoats, swell, puff, blow, and endeavor to give them a consequential appearance. No discriminating person need mistake the spurious for the genuine article. The difference between the two is as great as that between a barrel of vinegar and a bottle of the pure juice of the gnipe. . . ... .. Funnv Notice. Beside the desk occupied by a very able Episcopal divine at Virgin City, Nevada Territory, is suspended a sign, - on which is printed in large letters, "Noser-vices performed In this office in advance of the Cash." The wonder of the stranger ceases when he learns that the reverend gen tleman is obliged to improvise a pulpit ia the Court House, which is also the office of the CoQnty Clerk, to whom the somewhat verbose sign belongs. Marysville Appeal. English Cocntet" Newspapers. John Cassel, the great publisher of London, prints, the outside of sixty hnglish country newspapers. They, are all alike, except with a change of title. They are then sent to the country printers, who print on the inside their editorials aud local news, and from thenco forward to subscribers. Such a stvle- ri'-grrtog Bull, but not for Brother Jonathan. '' "My opponent, Mr. Speaker, persists ia saying that he is entitled to the floor. Whether this is so or not, I shall not stop to- - enqilire. All I have to say is, that whether ho is entitled to the poor or not, he 11 get floored if he interrupts me again." Here-the gentleman from Bloody Creek pulled up. his sleeves and took off his necktie. - At the consultation of the rebel generals- hu Jtort U-meldson, before the surrender. Floyd said: , . , "Gentlemen, do what you please. bufctheH fort must not be surrendered with me ia H if it should, I know I must be hung." It is gratifying to perceive that tbe selfish- neeaof the man-doee- not prevent hini irotn;" -seeing tbe justice of the pwushment in store for .hiui.' . ." ; Soutras and PAmsWhen,th Unions . army was before Corinth more than " 20,000 copies of the daily paper of th Western citr, ies and New York were aold to ttwroopa at -a dime) a piece. About an equal number o(vjr letter were forwarded; , fion tbe camp. La -eachdaj' mail,, - . -.- "' u '.'""' i:?.-1?1' t Tuir Marysville Appear stated tbaaew i ; peaches axe in tho markot there. , - i .(:: V:.,

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