The Oskaloosa Independent from Oskaloosa, Kansas on August 31, 1861 · Page 1
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T , yill mi promptlr-o-iM b iHf murike$ I Eifeai! attention pren to the ajreaeator tax "tjwd ibetoli'ctii. of ctit 'ai-Tideat s - -i ... .01 . ''-. J O.Hlf w . mAT-,' ; ' ' C8XTEIISCEB. JB1LECTIR, llfl -REAL STATE AGEHT7 itoliin, KauMM. , 'Omcx in the Indepeadrat bnildiof. South Bio of JeSetaon street, EftM of Public Square. -Taxra paid for Mon-roidwH and retftipWi re .jpitud.. JiaciBeaa eatrnatt-d t bk ear will kits iroBDi atteatioB. tTAtytotiim wilt not be girea to' letters of ib- qmf BftifttoaaaawMiy a resiage siana. J. L. SPEER, ., A rTORNEY AMP.COUNSELIiOR AT LAW ,-, ROCK CREEK TOWXSEIP, Ji4 : '(FiveBuleawBatpfjOaawtee.) Will attend proniptljr'V all bavaeef nirnaE ahrai f :.- I J O : r, '4-pdl 3t 4. 1 rt N.-ALM'Nr-. ,A T T,o;RltITa.LAiW. OSIALOitA uWAf7 ;' S y-'lpy- n i&t' Courts of Jefferson County. U w KrPartiealar atOMitioa aM latba mmmi -, f taxes iqJrfersoa County .J3 -tf 44- . , . I ' T ! ' ' 'I T U tt . 4.. X s.ft.aTtxaeir,, . . .t-, . t! jt, rATjr t T I U 8 6'N A H A V ENS, Attorneyi ud Coanselloii at law, 'Office corner Main and Delaware Sts.,) T'"!.! - T T i r t ! 1 I .1'iUif.i'. i.i!f ! ?j : JAMES M'CAHON, ,stA TT,0 R N-EY-AT- LAW. leiYtiwerth, Imti. '"- -t Will practice ia the District ourts ' -of Jefferson and Jackson onnties. 3tf JI. R. DtJTTO'N JUSTICE OF THE PEACE TTcM)fa'the State CoastitatioBfaand forOs-., TU kalooift Towiubip. Office at the County. ,' "Clerk's office, adjoining the Oottoa Houe, O. , IsJoo-a. JefTersoa CoaatV. Kansai., " w apr.3-38if. --- - V 1 - - j. onx sum, GENERAL LAXD"AGEXT. 1 . OalriToog; JeaftBMat Co JaUMs'. - - OtSeaaouthsidaofPablic Square, :exi door -, ioSewboaaeaaiQra..t . . -t-'7 f. 4- 4 ' j C A 1 I - .T7? , Taal A'4 . vavni'tr'vmif rm.rav.iW diva., rrvtfi WWriVPFB otUIClia AilV LI I in AilNlilfibBtf V i- AA4- lUe - ii VOAAUVVl3 IMi' a-a- fPOE aatleraigad tftkaapJeaaaraiaaaaflaaelnt toliii.frieads.aadUiaBiibltojaaaaUl.tiMn . be is ureparad to do mrreyinf oa bort .Boua, ' nd at reasonable fees. Persona wfsaiag tarrey- .' JlyWta,S3ar . , JQUStf.fl AI4T. . if $ HENRY BUCKMA8TERiuM. D FkyakiaH aad UxgHm,-. ., SKALtIA.B?i?IIAt'. t Office Sooth side of PASo Saaare, adjolniBf CrabV Store. " -'' , f "- BciidtaeeEsMaide of Deaawart-ataeat, ad "w- ooayisi ias raaiic oqaara. n , r'j lMf 6CC, ?.'- tv -. cr- (3 - Jis HmBKNnJvIY --St 2JS ATTORNEY AT tRn "i-- - .,... .-.-tH -a .ai H.:t ccral aatel Bca "I,atavAfat, fce4i ttuf PJwyMirt .3 CBASSBOPPSR.fAliIA.tiS fll. .4 ivan ia at rjsfunsEet" on a .otakt pcBud "akp coVnAjrfc,K. J ftaaaaa ' '-ffifS i9 ""Jr. 1. ataaI4.-J. j a1 7 X H.,BB!naET.9L 4i "- K'fUtt " i it u nuilf. .t ack ar.vsrAi.piaB i-rr V,'-,.-'-1 .1 j " -,.BBirLJ-'- - - - . . .- VAT.TJC. "Jfcfl ..... -!- I . f ix ' ,J-JwWE.W0K CO.. KANSAS. . "''WW. !'. 'ort."e I JeJfeWi k WK4-' tj.,1"! a -anal a uwm maaa " - " - AtsWasa Oaaaataa aad Ja.iae ittnmsf&iU.-1 .fliTJI H833J rj ,3HALSH;L0OK , , 'x'. . : rtci ' ' ,1 BT XA&rA. DEKKKOBV "Magoik, Maggie, how coald .you?M. at the cLild,?; " But Mgi'gie.joaj.bgkbpr liarshlv 1" ., .a "Well, njiil iC I jdidaQjB she too good . "Oh! bu MCiSbe, is an, orphan.' MaggieLilburatossed her head.light-: ly.aifecltng djsdajn at her sister's trembling lips, but.-nevertheless, the words and the tearful glance sunk into ber heart. ., la a chasaber, richlyrnishe(I two little beds. ,stood side by side:.. Both were, daiq lily shaped -faraished with soft linen and delicate QtUag like lace. Refinement floated in the air, store bem touclied the rare adoraiags of tha room-rr-aid jn each dimple of the round ed,. cheeks- jo, each careless carl, of hair, threading its, golden way over the Pl!o- -..-- j r." - z ci- . . There were! tws) of them-rtwodaalinf little girls, pneo in each soft bed; but one was xuddy.:adrhcaUhly,htbe. other sale, and Jnore, slightly .formed. Tbey slept the. beautiful sleep of infancy; but, beneath the lashes of one were, .traces' of tears, and.tbe infantile lips 'ourred downward slightly, aa with -grief. c . It .was very ailent there; and, -ia-the silence; soon a step, sounded; Mary-LHbura,a geBilr,graceful.creature,eane softly in, and pausing, looked at. the1 d.ildren. She kissed the .brow of the rosiest slumberer; but over the other folded her hands, as iff with a benedic-' Uon Kud , gazsd with a long, .'yearning glance.: "Poor little darling !'' she murmur ed, at last: "how can any one speak harshly, or give one cold glance to so gentle a child I Poor little orphan! God bless you 1" and she bent over and kissed her. lips, lingering long on the (air face Uiey pretsed,and thenshe went to her own. ropatu 1 She had scarcely gone before another step-scunded along'the chnthber ; and Magj-ie',' tlfe ',yoang,9healthful, happy mother, came forward. As she stood there,. a .shade of regret-stole tdyer her beauttfiil face, and she siglied, .LsUp- pose I haven't got tfie-paUeace I ought to have with her, poor, orphan 1' but' she kissed.neither of Uie children. "It-was the aJead of night? aad Maggie LilbarnsfoTshiped' wife.happy aaother. toased restlessly 2 upoa her laruriant cbuch. fiaeiiadrtet yet slept. A'little figure.- looking. Moarn fully oat of dark y6,V((annted; lifer. Oc-aaaiofUlly she. heard' a'-Bfeort quick sob xormag from Uie dirii corner. is which wereoutlined the. beds oiJ lie; two! sweet children. At last the great dock of the city struck twelrer.and Maggie had fouad the boon ber amture rared she ' slept. 'Slept, batcsoi ia peace -npt i quiet. Her bead'turaed uneasily ,her. hands Baoved, the' Irpa qaiveredrand sobbtngisighs and ears atbsated troubled dram. "SinPdeefened ttfe quiet glooB-T,aad; later1greVthe'ah'kddwsiBJtlie,ehaas- ber. The" babes were moved awayj footsteps1 and"whispering yokSfa dis-tarbed-the1 sneiice'. 'A 'sombre' man, dressed iir'bfatekP be&tBDver the bed wherebiilay'Maggiaffilbfira. A gen; tleOT.iiimcSosiggeri afoot rartber WeW,'feivii3g-rsm.atewwyto(some ilrori-'grief." HewaJi bair-htddep by the tX JMuV ttfffgiifc of :tiie!ea Mary, pale w'1mirWelier beaatifuL 'wh1te(face-n awful sternness in its aa "-.. w- -.. ,tMU! ifferer.m, her own.,. A servant ciMM kK face, and weeping in stiencaafaj.nii-i, fnitir nr!fred from face lo face; and 1UIM MW - - s- r, f 1 the' Kpa, -beaauiaiqia repose, were distorted "WKervaiti' effbrls t6frspek.. Atnasteeltpsere still. She slept, ligliUy. gently; 11 was.. alaaJtJie.slcephstrecedsath., ot ttSh.vill boiaJileitb'SsjeakiwJien she guislrrthrrenlrof strife for wir-egn-. 'TibTufi,ielt,,cKspdgVe--handJ . ..I.. -wsHuta-ihe Ttmng wife! aad Cload, 'and as we were marcHingoya JrudSw3' & &nk.'Comp4),y K. Cnptain 1-holen. laiuC H sulk. Her blue eyes wisfn ciii auttell Sopa after reaching UlbVt --- - -ILiJ Iwaaes' whimpered' the ieete . ; Un wsre raeT?Trayi sudden meie'Jric'bnlliiincy'-that flashed fthe-promoriition of dissolution. ' ' '"HusbandfMary I" she said. sl6wly; hef'eyes wandered from them and' her white lips murmured, "My child ! my little MaggtV l" They brought the little girl, who wept' 'because Her mother Was so pale. Thii is the biiterest cup !' .said the dying woman. "Oh! Mary blil iny hHsbaad.howcan t leave Maggie? Oh! tlrisiard'wofld- this cold, cruel world how can I leave Maggie?" '" ' She shallbe is my 'own," whisper-' ed-Mary, 'the" tears raining down her ebeeka ; "she sliall be loved as you would love her ; cared for as tenderly. God will give, ane strength and patience." Her voice failed her, she could only weep. ' Quietly lay the mother her life ebbing oat a troubled expression gather ing, and deepening upon her face. Again she essayed to speak. She turn ed her' dim eyes toward her sister ; her lipa were quiverihg.-.the last tears drained from the fount of life, as she said, with, a touching manner of self-rebuke, and so solemnly. y'Mary.ybm.woB'tlookharsbly.atmy poor orphan ?' "God. helping me, never !" cried Mary. .Her voice seemed to .ring with supernatural distinctness through the chamber. f - -. The dying womaB struggled fearful ly, and rnwoke.l ' Springing up in her bed, she clasped ber bands together in an ecstasy of joy. The gray dawn crept through the shut ters, palrajg the light of the diss lamp. 'Living'!' living 1" she cried, "my child is not motherless ! And oh ! my heavenly Father, help me to profit by the vision Thou httst sent. Aid me to ember at all 'times, that she Thou hast entrusted lo my cars is mothetless. That just as I have.the being who gave her birth, longed for her happiness, wept for her, prayed for her. Never; never will I forget. Thou who art the God of the fatherless, aid me in doing my duty by my sister's orphan child." Stepping softly to the crib.she lightly kissed the brow of the motherless little one. The child awoke, flung its arms around her' neck, and in that silent embrace.- Maggie acked-God again to aid her; that she might know no difference between her babe and the little charge He had given, in her protection. THE SPRDfQFIELD 1ATTLB. Gallant jCoofltict af Xanaap Voluateers. We find. in the Daily Tmea of Aug-ust 22d. a letter containing a most graphio description of the bard-fought battle near Springfield, Mo., from which we -aake the following extracts, which will be read with intense interest by the people of Jeffersoa County .t Eds. Ibdukvdest. "In the meantime the Kansas 1st had been called out. fought nobly ana reurea win. creuu, iuug position near tolten's Battery "At last the order came for the Kansas 2d to move to the front. In an instant every man was on his feet, ready to march. The spell wasbroken.and all that was' thought of, was the work before them. Col. Mitchell took his position at' the bead of our little band only about four Jiuadred and up the hill ire moved, passing the Kansas 1st, and several" othar regiments who had fallen back to rest. As we filed up the 'steep ascent, we passed numbers of met who had '"fought their last battle' and were sleeping their. last sleep; and near iho, battery. I saw large pools of blood. St'iil the column moved on firmly, until the summit of the litll was reached. Company-B. Ciptain McClure was w,itk lis. havinir. been detached as .fckirajujhers, under command of -Jtajorl .1.4. .Bmit of that hill, and belore we had formed in line of battle, the t front came upon a large body of Uie enemy, said to have been Cherokee Indiahs rho we're concealed ia the' grass and bmthit tWkea. within about .thirty yards oCthetf.jllieoDepupon us a most ferrific and .destructive fire. It 1'-j --.'ir'il.'A ni5fi Imp alvitit three seemeu aa .. . ".-i-tt- - hundred yards, was fringed with a per- 4eclM ' aB4iaaaoe, ana ne j vullsjU rt)ttla(rp-,Bf, aB-, inroBgu our ranks, like hail. Captain ThoTeh's company delivered their fire, 'and broke into confusion, falling back .upon .Capt. Russell's comoanv. Of course our ranks were somewhat broken, 'bat 'the "Union Guards,' true to "the pledge uiauc-meir ineoas, stooa meir-grounu, discharging their pieces, right.inia the, faces of the; enemy, and only fell, luck into line when ordered bv their Caotaiu: The whole regiment whs formed,' into' line of battle, about twenty yards, back of where company K received the Urst are aoii-jn amomeat.ortwo'wit' were pouring back into the ranks of the.en-emy, who still remained under cover, a most destructive fire of musketry. Alter out Jine had been formed, we stood to our places, aa firm as rocks, every, man feeling it his duty to load and fire as fast as ho could. For about twenty minutes an incessant fire was kept up on both sides, then at last the enemy broke, and the field was left 10 us, with tho exception of an occasional straggler, who, more bold than, the rest, had remained to give lis a parting salute; but as soon as their heads pop-, pod, above the brush,- a well directed ball from some of the boys, would settle them forever. Soon as the fire had ceased, two men came riding up to our reer. One inquired of Capt. Russell if he could pass down our rear. - The Captain suspecting bimio be a Secessionist, ordered him to halt, but instead of halting he put spurs to his horse and tried to escape. The Captain immediately drew his revolver and fired, the shot taking effect bufnot fatally. He immediately fired, again, together with three others with muskets, when both horse and rider fell mortally wounded. Lieut. R. Newell went up to him, found him nearly dead, and removed from his person a fine revolver and sabre.. He stated that he was an officer in the secession army. "In this charge we met, with our heaviest loss, and here it was, immediately, in the rear of Company G, that Gen. Lyon fell dead, .the ball entering near his heart. A moment before h? fell I was by the side of his horse, then falling into line I heard him cheer the boys on in his own clear, calm voice. The next moment I heard that he was killed. His body was carried from the field to the ambulance by Liout. Shryer of Co. K., A. Kepler and Ed. Spnrlock, of Co. G, Kana 2d, anJ not by his Aids, as slated by a correspondent of the Missouri Democrat. At the time he fell none of his Aids were near him; and as the Iowa 1st was some distance down the hill at the time, it is not possible that, he could have been lending thtm on lo a charge, as staled iu the Democrat., Oa the death of General Lyon, the command of onr forces fell upon Major Sturgis, who soon after ordered a retreat. The Kansas 2d was the last regiment to leave the field, and the only regiment that left with all the companies .present.' and in perfect order. We left slowly followed by Uie ortillery, and soon were off the field. As we were leaving, a shell thrown by the enemy fell and bunt near us, killing our Third Lieutenant, Robert Newell; from Oskalooa. He was struck on Iho bank of the bead, and killed instantly. He was a young man of sterling worth, and as (rue a heart as fought on the field. During the whole time he .was at his post, ccol and. firm. His loss is keenly felt by us all. t "I cannot call this a defeat. .Long before our tegiment loft the field, the enemy had commenced retreating and burning their trains. This 1 saw with my own eyes. Had Gen. Lyon lived. I think we would have held the field. That, they did not follow us,' looks as though they had been handled rather roughly, and were willing to quit. "I do not wish to rob nny regiment or company of their hard earned honors, but it is conceded by all hands that the Kansas 2nd, made the bravest.stnnd and best fight of sny of the troops on the field. Ceitain it is that we were ordered, to the most dangerous position, and held it for over two hours against fearful odds. They have a proud reputation among all the officers, Regulars and Volunteers, and they deserve il. "I would like to speak'of' the" Kansas 1st ib detail, but have not the' time. AH honor is due them for their noble and gallant bearing." Advanture of a, Spy. I have lately returned from the South, but my exact whereabouts in that re gion, for obvious reasons, it would not be polite to state. Suspecled of 'beiag aiNortbener; ifwas often to my advaa-tage to court1 obscurity. Known as a spy, a "short shrift" and ready rope would have prevented the blotting of this paper. Hanging, disguised , on the outskirts' bffa eaasp. mixing with its idlers; laBghing at their jokes7, examining their arms'counting their numbers, endeavoring to '.discover the plans of their leaders, listening to- this party and pursaiBg that, joining ia the ohorus. of a rebel song, bettiag oa rebel success, cursing abolitionism, reviling (Lincoln, traducing Scott; extolling Beauregard, - ' wvnA4A -. 4, .!'" IIUJ 44 UMLJ4 . despising Northern fightersjlaughlng af their tactics and sneering at their fteip-' ons, praising' the beauty 'of 'SoutheW belles and decryihg' tkatfof 'TfortaetB? calling New Yorlra-den of ut'-throats, and New'Orleans a paradise of iariwac- alatfi chivalry, is but a smallportioif of the practice of my'professtonas a'spy. -This may not" seeni honorable Vrdesir-afcle. AS to-tke.hdHor.letthVcoaatrv "that benefits- by thelnyewiga'tioBf'ind j warnings of the spy Wjiidgd;1 and' the 1 danger; often' incurred, is more- serious arid personal than' that of. the battle' field? which may, perhaps, detract from its desirability. ' It was a dark night. Not a' star' on the glimmer. " I had collected ray quo tum of intelligence and was' on the' move for the Northern lino. I was approaching the bank of a stream whose water I bad to cross.and had then-some miles to traverse before I could reaclr the pickets of our gallant troops. A feeling of uneasiness began to creep over me; I was on the outskirt of a wood fringing the dark waters at my feet, whose presence-could scarcely be detected ibut for their sullen, murmurs as they rushed through; the gloom. The wind sighed in gentle accordance. I walked forty or fifty yards along the bank . I then crept on all fours along the ground and groped with my bands ' I paused I groped, again ray .breath thickened, perspiration, oozed from, me at every pore, and I was prostrated. with horror ! I had -missed my landmark and knew not where I was. Below or above, beneath, tho shelter of the bank lay the skiff I had hidden, ten 'days' before, when I commenced operations among the followers of Jeff- Davis. As I stood-gasping for breath with all the ut.mistakAblo proofs of my calling about me, the sudden cry of a bird or plunging' of a fish would act like magnetism on my frame, not wont to shudder at a shadow. No matter how pressing the danger may be, if a man sees an opening for escape he 'breathes with freedom. But let him be sur rounded by darkness, impenetrable at two yards distance, within rifle's length of concealed foes, for what knowledge he has to the contrary ; knowing, too. with painful accuracy, the detection of his presence would reward him'witb a sudden and violent death, and if he. breathes no faster and feels lits limbs as 'free and his spirit as light Ss when inking a favorite promenade.he is more fitted for a hero than I am. In the agony of tliat.momeritT-in the sudden nnd utter helplessness 1 felt to discover my true bearings I was' about (b let myself gently into' the streaih and breast its current, for life and death. There was no alternative. The Northern pickets must be reached in safety before the morning brokc.or I' should soon swing between heaven 'and earth from .ome limb of the black forest in which r stood. At that moment the low,' sullen bay of a blood hound struck my ear. ' The sound was revivng, the fearful stillness broken. The uncertain dred fled be fore the certain danger. I was stand ing to; my .middle in the sliallow bed of of the river, just beneath the jutting banks. After the pause of a few seconds I began to creep, mechanically and stealthily, down the stream.follow-ed, as I knew from the rustling of the grass and frequent breaking of twigs, by the insatiable brute jallhough, by certain uneasy growls, I felt assuredihe was at fault. Something struck agaiqsL my breast, icouia not prevent a.siigiu cry from escaping me.as stretching out my hands I grasped the .gunwale of. a boat moored1 beneath' the bank. Between surprise and joy I felt half chek;-dJ Ai AlusWt pfyi Jrambled'on board..and .begansearching for .the I painter, in lheAbpw,in order to cast, her from her fastenings., u 1 Suddenly a bright ray of moonlight the.first gleam of hope ialbatjblack night! feUdi rectlyiOB;lJie,spot,revea!-iog the silvery stream, ,my own, skiff. ,(h)dden there -ten dnys; bofore.) light ing the deep shadows of the verging wood, and on the log haf .buried iu the sand, and from whichl had, that.tnstant cast the line, that had bound me to jt, the' supple, form of a crouching blood hound, his. red eyes, gleaming jn theL moonlight, jaws distended and poising for a spring. " With oae dart the light skiff was yards out.itf the stream, and the savage, afterit. W;ta a oar I ajmr ed a'bloWat'nVnead?'wbicVcVwver to'etuded L'wi.KBe'ase. lataValert tfaas mtfe'tr.e-'boaf careened towards my awtagenis ,whVuniatW a ftfeperate effort to get his forepaws over the side. 'at th;saa:e tifMifeiirflg. boMdf the gunwale with Jrir We tb".; " c" 1Si i 1 Now'or!vr wai-mytime to'iWiid of tbeaccarsed bratevi d. drtwmy"re I J B t a . si ToircNiBarpiaeeaiiM Bronte' pat wee ai bis eyes, but heaitaaad to: fire, -for' that; --. . j4m. ...., m - I viiB?reui.iwai. uriiw WTWItCjJ iretw' the shore.- .Meantime -then atrentrth' of .... . . the dog careened ilieV frail.'. crafts so much that the water-rashed ever- the. sidey'tlirealeniag' to ewaap-ther. I. changed my. tactic,, tbraw aay ketolvei; into the boUom of the.skisT.aadgrMBed, my: Vbowie," keen as aMalayLereese, and glittering as, I released it frosa.the slieatli like.a moonbeam oa. the stream. In an instant J had severed the tsiaewy throat of ilie bound, cutting through brawn and muscle to the aape of. Ie neck. The tenacious wretch, gave a wild, convulsive leap;, half. out ef the, water,, then sank and was gone, o h j. Five minutes' pulling "lamded.BM-oa. the other side of the river, and 1 tat an hoar after, without further accident. was aaapagi. friends, .encompassed by (he Nprlhern. lines.. Thatj Bight L related at head -quarters ;, the intalligeace ,1 had gathered, aad in a, fe w.days shall agajn. be gleaning. knpwledga(jn a Southern camp, , Natwnal Fat-;A PnelaJUioB.By the . Preaidant of. Us United Stotaa of , Ajaeriaa Whsrxas.. A Joint, .Ceasmitteo of both Houses of Congress has waited on the President, of the United States, and requested him to recommend a day of Public Humiliation'Prayerand Fasting, to be observed by the People-of the United Slates with religious solemnities, and die offering of fervent supplication to Almiuhtv God for.tha safety and welfare of these' Stales, His Mesa-; j fngs on their army .and. a speedy 'restor alton ol peace;? v.. . And whereas. It is fit .and becoming in all people at all times to acknowledge and revere the Supreme Government of God, to bow in humble submission to His' chastisements, to confess aad deplore their-sins aad. transgressions in the full conviction-that-the-fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom, and to pray with all fervor and contrition for lite pardon of their past offences.and for a' blessing upon, their present and prospective, actjon ; r And whereas. When our beloved country, once,'DV 'the blessing of "God united, prosperous and happy, is now amicioa w.uitiscuos,Hnu.;iTii war;., is peculiarly fit. for us. to rewgnizo the hand of God in this visiution, and in sorrowful" rememberancc of 'our own faults andcfmies-asPa : nation and as individuals, to humble ourselves before ilia, and lo pray, for His- mercy to pray tbatjwe may be spared further punishment though justly deserved; that our arms may' be blessed and made etieclnal 'for the reestablishment of law, oider and peace throughout our countryand that the inestimiblcbooBf of civil anil religious .noeriy, earnea under His guidance and blessing by the labcr and sufferings'ofiour fathers, may be.retored..n all its -original excellence. Therefore,, I, ABRAHAM LINC.OXK, President of the" United Stales, do appoint tlie last Thursday ia September nexlasa day of Humiliation. Prayer and .Fasting fur all the people of, thvNalion;and I.dq earnestly recommend 'to all the,, people? and. especially to all Ministers and teachers of reiigioa, f of all denomthattons and to all'heada of families to observe -and keep that daj.0aqcording to.-.tkeic several, eree'd's and modes oL worship liuall, humility, and witn ail relfiious solemnity, to thei 1 ih '. -:... I 0,aJ.y.;rH-V.J end that tne unueti prayer 01 menawoa mrnV-BSOTCU'lVI IUO luivm v.-wnA,au bring down JpleBtiialbleeslogaB our uw si, giwiti y.i 1 .v r:u ut. u. . 4In estimony whereof J , jiaye. hereunto set my hand! and caused "the great seal' of the United Sla.es 'to be affixed. lhisl2th da'of Augnst, A. D. 1861, and' of the lndepertdeuee of the United S.tates of Anrjca-Jhe ighty-sixth. ' By the. President,: ,.'- , & I Ji4 41. .. .3. . A BK AH Ail LtyCOLStl. Wjf. H. Sewabd, Sec. of State. ,.. ' An 'old " 'secesher .liviug omuDrj - -ll wsod rao off and joined Jackson V army. leaving an unprotected' -daughter. , at ihomaJ Said daufHter.hada "lBvyer,"- and said 'luvyer" catried hecf to the Union 'camp, where they were 'asarried by an ex-justice f' the peace soother 'tieiag-? obtainable and 'the -wedding was duly celebrated ry the ,aaaeubled seWiers. -Ftp Scott Democrat. 'H' r-. ' A man ja the right, though be be a-Iobs is ia the majority, for God is on his side, and -God is BJultitudinous a-bove all ppulatioas of the eartfi. :ynr1 ?t 2 ,Liin!un.).;hnBu et hist 1 a tiivM&v'-Aifwi nktmnttte tS di . -. ",v ci tutsi is "& K 03 cd7S.'rTC S25i rc 7dT r There has beea a rewatf(wBB.a.t,st anrnnaiit nf latn rssamtlr I Wa DassiBsruD Joaa ti vri i,-"j..p.nrr2' vi mm il'' iaa aaaea toe sargvauik n liketobavadoAT. TMI salted aad hit! Wow. 1 A.B9iieefBam.ipMtrasi.Au m.mmmmw Uuiaii aeauW MDarmtMvna tar a - j i,t.,V, T.tiMf "" rlW-'S uianuuuioc utvoi oiew nas-wawiw-aaw wwj m.-. gentBkdiasigal &&!-. menu. Both -ides jjareatg but thft.police statioBa betag tutOsV Wenl.lW eitiaraV trnipaW.J the aergeaat walloAvayei test ta-tiea heAe.wlmAlitoi ja a raBged." 4TojrirfeyeT0BBt in soldier's clothea If; 1 waato t Wy Garsaeaufor tl SaaApf, WatTke breacher.Biade.by thft-astitteryj, ,4 ", 'Bail required 6X&&m82&i& Southern. Loan TK Cattoft Bw b U 'a'can all bear.rwith regBattoB 1 reulin'thedrete of oar veiyw Jelteat tnend. hdfiiStr-& ' - What Sambo thialts.oC al Raw There'aurietary ia da- fceu . Oae of the ehieft mow -- f rimoaialidiffereacea,W.aotfc;tkrt each Jtrljii so .well mfojaaea of iMr-emy's weak side. . j" ffofocOTseatetheTm)riyii rebels First get held o6sts svisd ' ?A man advevtisaa ia PougaaWfjV .Vaated.aVdk-afsdwwaBto.okt Gracious! .,,- .y v. Prentice say's the ttleat' ofaaalMig friends'iBbt'equalHdtlfctaleafM -ingwithout cheat. -' i4: - The LouisvTMff Joantal aayatfaV tU four great ;enqsjereref4aBBa14af Love, FashioBPeathijaad Gea. Saott. . Exrrxarva. Tbapfk!?!" army of 100,000 meB.ia .the, 91 one year, is estimated at 106,6 WOOO. Presticb's Last. It mi thai Gen. Price carea very littkifortbaulax. uries of lifcr.jf.be caa oaly have eacwga, necessaries.- - u , j la Oie,Presoy teiiau Synod of Engbad an attcraptlias lately'beea made topre-v'ent the ue of ofganrf in churchee.-The queslicif M dividing-lba etfrgy.' A countrvmau seeing a i "7. heavily lade'n,' aad seareely abre waters adge,, exclaiaaed:, HJpo my word, if the sea was a BitBigber. ship would go to the bottom An Augusta, Me,, editor Pike J.thusf distinguislies" between different aorts of pafnots:' "Sane-esteem it wear and decottms' to die for.aae'cQntry;r others regard it a, sweeter lo live for, eaeja couutryaad yet other Jic4d.it to ba sweeter still to live upba one's Country. J&rA good story ia t'6M; aad il ia lrae;of aVirginiareBiigraBt waai etappeJ l-.l ?.. m.:..!.. A.M SJ at Willard's 3al ifew'-daya ag 'XThere wasaoasiddrabk Itnm&rjm ! .l iaaawhethecUwmawasllhal he represcstited liimselt to be, r a spy. He told severalpersdus who wtre aiaad- fng around firar. that he Waa" 'a, well known ia .Vargiaiaas a Uawav tkaf $500 was now offerfor hia head.- " Why don't you go back aad dab theVeward? asked a'wag'.'- "' W woatd;''-. 'was'- tbe'eF1y,tt'if I wasa'.t afraidtaey.wowld fay abe. ia Coa- fede rate -bonds! C9 . ., ,.t; "it was Unaaimoasly agreed alter litis replyrlhatthenws'loyahtfaVIa suipicirirf. S-'o I '- ' Ot'c 0 J I J no II.; l .'?.. ... ' .- Aaxio.v.s tolFiohi. :A Lieutaawatef baa tha je? movement en Failax, rose from h bed. a'titPcontrtrMW ta.eJada Uie-v kihface of his oh vsiciaa chartered a. carriage at )jie boujr.. ofjid.B.ghi,for which be paal oO, and joineu. nis comamny m u atfvSflce'xoltraife -'t ' -'" ... .s.vJ ... . . jgi",'i .,- ': d s-trTfae PeetaBBBter OeBeralaaa -ireet-recently, presacted by the Grand Jan. are the Jewrtia.'4( lCaaasBejraa; Jfeaht, Day. fhok.d Fraemaa'a Jouiaal aad BrqoklyBtSiSl, fit is a severe Wow at treason, aad the.Misaoun. and Ktasas rebels wIllYeel it'lieavltv. ' iw 1 .1. a e - at' rile!'Wei.teVn,Viiiaia-earres- pdrnfenfof tTeV ffitftnilBiiti .bjt ra-porti bie following tpecimea'ef artaeg-rapliy1 as having ''beeh disearered ia d rebel sofdiefVleWer: ' 0vu The writer a saUJefialf eorgi reiriment.it believe. s'serf'SceafaW to' i. 4i it KtlJLnJ vJ -" -- ' M ftUDillU BBVnblHtfWtBf A Ul aaajsas Wan tVd to telt1 tHe roHnhrf v W lie was writingUhat he "wbM fisaTtba accatsed "Yaiilfees so'loa" Almighty gave bim breathV' Waea he) cameto'"Goa A!m?ghtr.'?-BaarpearB to have beenpti'ziled'. FtaaJly W:aada a desperate Ash1, and wrote' it'dewar thua:' G'-o'ct; GV3;: d-1-ev-dle; V'tfiK. t-yrtf.Chiddle'MiiyJr PragotM,naBed TillinhaMlHoi dieu. a jiarTve of Cuictnaati who be'en or. Jtlie sick: list: heans II amShZTJl'.''''' t1 a tr iwofeiaw.iit mvna'tm " l V J Ml' I i T " 1 - ''i.ft r 'il r - ; 77-'

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