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IHI'IUIUAT, JUBB 19, I-
DAILY LEADER The Field Eloquence of Napoleon.
The UrUled Service Mat-vine contain,
paper ort theabora iubject, comprising
n amber of tbe short and Vane speeches And
Bulletins of Narxleon to his men. W,
reDroduce some of them:
A anntiiiel who Allowed Gen Joabert te
enter Napoleon', tent without giving tbe
paMWord was brought before him : " uo,
aid he, "the man who forced the Tjrol
may well force a sentinel.
On CAkhing the flnt tight of tbe Kerne
luket drawn up in order of battle, on the
banks of the Mia, in view ot ine rjnmiaB,
Bcnftp&rte, ndine before tne racks, hi
"Soldier, I from the sammits of jender
Fyramids, forty generations are watching
The fourth regiment of the line on one
occasion lust its eale "What hare you
done with Your easier' asked Napoleon.
"A resin. ent that looses its eagle has lost
all. Yes; but I see two stands! ds that
you have taken. Tis well," concluded be
with smile, "you shall have another
On the field of Auslerlits, a young Bus
sian officer, taken prisoner, was brought
before him. . "Sire," said he, "let me be
shot. . I have suffered my runs to be
taken." "Yaune man," was the reply,
be consoled t Those who are conquered
bv my soldier,, may still have tuica to
In the celebrated march from Frejtis to
Paris, on his return to France, from Jllba,
one of tbe regiments at Grenoble hesitated
before declaring for him. He, with a re
markable instinct, leaped from his horse,
and unbu toning the breast ol his gray
surtout, laid bare hie breast. ' It there be
an individual amone you," said he, "who
would oeeire to kill Bis general na m
peror let him lire."
When Bonaparte sailed from tbe shores
of France, on the celebrated expedition to
isgvpt the destination of the set
confided to none but himself. When
from the mastheads of the vessels his troops
discovered the town ofJAleiandris, Napo
leon first announced to tnem the destina
tion ot the expedition :
Frenchmen! You are going to attempt
conquests, the effect of which upon civili
Zition and the commerce of the world is
incalculable. Behold the first city we are
about to attack ! It was built by Alexan.
Bonapart was remarkable for breaking
tnrough the traditions of military practice.
Thus, on the eve of the battle of Austerlitz,
he adopted tbe startling and unusual
course of disclosing the plan of the cam
paign to the puvate soldiers ot his army.
"Che Russians want to turn my right,
and they present me their flank, tioldien I
will myself direct all your battallions:
depend upon me to keep myself far from
the fire, so long as, with your accus
tomed bravery, you briPir disorder and
confusion into tbe enemy's rank,; but if
victory was ior one moment uncertain, you
would see me in the foremost ranks, to ex
pose myself to their attack. There will
be the honor of the French Infantry the
first infantry in tbe world. This victory
will terminate your campaign, and then
the peace we shall make will be worthy of
.France, ot you, and ot me!"
ilis speech alter tbe battle a chef atrvrt
military eloquence. He declares his sat
isfaction with his soldiers ne walks
through their ranks he reminds them
wnoai they have conquered, what they
have dona, and what will be said of them;
but not one word does he utter concerning
their chiefs. The Emperor and the sol
diers France for a perspective peace for
reward and glory lor a recollection l
what a commencement aad what a termi
"Soldiers I I amsatilied with yon; you
haje, covered your esgles with immortal
men, commanded by the Emperors of Bus-
sia and Austria, has been, in lets than four
hours, cut to pieces and dispersed; who
ever has escaped your sword has been
drowned in tbe lakes. Forty stands of
colors the ttandards of the Imperial
Ouard of Russia one hundred and twenty
pieces of cannon, twenty generals, and
more than thirty thousand prisoners, are
the result of this day, forever celebrated.
That infantry, so much boasted of, and in
numbers so superior to you, could not re
sist your shock, and henceforth you have
longer any rival to fear. Soldiers I
when the French people placed the Impe
rial crown upon my head, I entrusted my
self to you; I relied upon you to maintain
in the high splendor and glory which
alone can pive it value in my eye. Sal
ders 1 1,will toon bring you back to France
there you will be the object of my most
tender solicitude. It will be sufficient for
you to say, " I was at the battle of Auster
litz," in order that your countrymen may
answer, " Voila un irope f '
Extraordinary Fortitude of a Child—a
Little Boy Cuts Off His Arm to Keep
Little Boy Cuts Off His Arm to Keep Out of School.
Last Monday morning George Smith, a
boy only seven join old, residiag at I'leas
antville, thirty miles from the city, told his
parents, if they insisted on sending him to
school, that he woull throw himself on the
Harlem railroad trsck, wMJi was near hit
father's land, a d receive such injuria as
would compel tbem to kiep him at home.
They thought nothing of tbe threat, and
having ordered him to school forthwith,
tuppBxl ho had gine, until they learned
bad executed his menace. Whan the
o'clock up mail train passed the village
George laid his left arm upon the track,
and tbe cars passed over it, severing n ar
lf the whole of bis hand from the limb
The engineer perceiving him then for the
tint time, stopped the train, when the
child ran off, snd was found, with his
shattered and bleeding arm behind his
back, silting on a fence whistling "Yankee
Doodle," and pretending nothing had hap
pened. B-sfoic he could be taken home,
George tainted from pain and loss of b'o;dj
but when restored and a smgec n was sum
moned, he rafused most obstinately to taks
any anasithetic agent, but told tbe medical
gentleman to cut away. The scalpel was
used on the mangled limb, but the little
fellow ac'ei --.ttunpvred. or oomjkloinArl.
Nit a nerve trembled during the operation,
which must havo been very painful ; in
dee i the boy did not speak until it was
over, when be Temarked with great tri
umph: "Well I'm glad I did it; leant
sent to school for a wbile anyhow." Th
child acted with wonderful coolness, say
ing he first put his right arm tn the track,
but re fleet ixg that whtn he grew np he
would not be able to write well with tbe
lots of that limb, he substituted his left
His parents are much distressed at tbe oo
cuianor, and apprehend if he is sent to
school again, that be will destroy himself.
The boy's conduct it almost inexplicable,
and his foititude and determination ex
traordinary for one of his tender years.
We have known a great many little peo
ple who dielika the routine and connae
meat of school, but we sever before heard
one who preferred to part with bis arm
rather than submit to their disagreeable
ness, however great. Acta Fork Paper.
The Wheat Crop in Central Illinois.
A correspondent of the Jtfissotrri Democrat,
writing from Sandoval, Illinois, un
der date of June 22, says :
"The wheat crop will not be mora than
half cren. on account of biurnt occasioned
by the rust. Some fields which promised
from twenty to twenty five bushels pet
acre, will not yield over seven to twelve.
Some of our farmers are very mucn a
couraged, and state their crops hardly
worth harvesting. The promise here for
an abundant yield will, beyond doubt, be
verr noor. on account ot tbe rust, occasion'
ed by the late heavy lains. I have been
told by a gentleman from Indiana that
fields there which promised, a few weeks
ago, from twenty to thirty bushels per acre
will not be cut at all, on aoeount of the
teab, which has rained the wheat prospect
there, the farmers haying Already tamed
thM mHU In nrwiTi them ' . . .
[Special to the Cleveland Leader.]
COLUMBUS, June 28.
A batch of 46 prisoners, under sentence
of a corat martial ' recently held at Little
Rock, Arkansas, arrived here to-dty, and
were lodged in the Ohio Penitentiary to
serve out their various tormi of impruon
ment They were brought here under the
eeoort of a detachment of the 6.h U. 8'. C.
commanded by Captain Geo. F. Work,
a resident of Harrison county in this State.
The prisoners were members of regiments
from all the Western States except Ohio,
and were charged with drsertion, robbery,
&z. Their sentences range from one to
ten years. There was one rebel among the
lot, by the name of Cyrus Chappell, whore
sentence of death for being a guerrilla
was commuted to ten years imprisonment.
Captain Schulten, of the 9th Wisconsin,
charged with robbery and sentenced for
one year, waa also of the number. There
were also nine privates of the 9.h Iowa
cavalry convicted of larceny and several
The Quartermaster General has fur
nished 21,045 stand of arms to the Nation-
al Guard since their return home last
FOR CAMP CLEVELAND.
The 115th Ohio passed through here
to-day, on their way to Camp Clevoland.
TO BE MUSTERED OUT.
The 175th Ohio, 5G2 strong, and the loth
Ohio battery have been ordered to Camp
Dennison, the 21st battery to Camp Cleve
land and the 23d battery to Camp Chase
to be mustered out.
The following Ohio t'llioers have re
signed : Surgeon David Rush, of the 26 lb,
Lieutenant Thomas Mitchell, of the 182 J,
Lieutenant J. H. Hoffman and Adjutant
Armand O. Smith, of the 4'.h Ohio cavalry,
Joseph A. Carr, convicted in 1863, by
the United Slates Court at Cleveland, of
robbing the mail, has been pardoned by
[Special Dispatch to the Cincinnati Commercial.]
WASHINGTON, June 27.
THE IMPORTUNATE FOOTS.
One of the most mournful among nu
merous applications for pardon, is that of
the ex-rebel senator, Henry S. Foote, who
writes from the sequestered spot of Mon
treal, claiming that he is justified in soli
citing amnesty, on the ground that he was
acting with tbe majority of his fellow
citizens oi the South. It is considered
very doubtful if he is pardoned for the
present, at least.
A number of Southerners are here who
are worth more than -0,ooo, urging
special pardons. At the present rale the
whole confederacy will apply for pardon
before the 1st of August. Among those
pardoned to-day were some who left the
loyal States to jjin the rebellion.
Ford's Theater is being arranged props-
owners. It was injured a good deal by
military occupation, while large number of
articles were taken away by morbid curi
osity seekers. Even the stage-carpet,
where Booth fell, has been partially cut
up for mementoes ofjthe place. On Mon
day tha Theater parses into the hands of
the Young Men's Christian Association,
and will be known as the "Lincoln Tem
ple" after that date.
THE GETTYSBURG CELEBRATION.
Several regiments left to day, I or Gettys
burg, to participate in the celebration
which takes place there on the 4th of July.
General Geary is superintending the ar
MEETING OF ALABAMIANS.
A public meeting of Alabamians now
here, is called for to-morrow night. The
question of reconstruction ia its ol j ict.
A MILITARY RETIRING BOARD.
A Retiring Board, for the army, it is in
timated, will soon be organized. The ru
mor creates a good deal of flutter in regu
lar army circles.
General Grant returns to Washington in
pparently Improved health.
Phil Sheridan's Early History.
Of the early history of Sheridan a
writer in Boutm at Some says :
Sheridan remained at Fpringfield until
after the battle of Pea Ridge, when he
was ordered, in consequence of a disagree
ment with the commanding General, to re
port at St. Louis under arrest. The cir
cumstances were such that, wbile not de
rogatory to General Curtis, they did no in
jury to Sheridan. The severe cold and ex
haustive marc ties nad reduced our siock
very much. It became necessary to re
plenish before a contemplated movement,
and General Curtis sent orders to Captain
Sheridan to gather up suitable animals
from tne country, ana, giving tne owners
vouchers, forward them to the army. At
the time the order was issued, the Captain
was excited about some depredations re
ported as committed by a company of Illi
nois cavalry, to complaints of which he did
not consider sufficient attention had been
pBhl. A kMM i i tm,m hi. ntHiM
rather indecorously alluding to this in con
nection with the order, and claiming that
ha was sot a "jayhawker." On this kitter
he was relieved and ordered to St. Louis.
After returning to St. Louis, Sheridan
was sent to Wisconsin to purchase horses,
that duty accomplished, ha was made
Chief Quartermaster of tha army under
General Halleck, before Corinth. The
writer met him here again, and found mm
grown to the full measure ef his new and
greater responsibilities. Soon after, he
was placed at the head of a cavalry region nt
the 2d Michigan, and themost dashing ca
valry leadi r vet found fleshed his "maiden j
lebre in the famous expedition under Col
onel SUiott, sent to destroy the Mobile
aad Ohio railroad at Boonevuie, Missis
sippi, thirty miles south of Oorin'h. It
will be remembered as a great success,
resulting in the capture and destruction of
a large train, the tearing up of the track,
and the capture of two thousand prisoners.
Shaxidan showed the qualities which have
tinoe made him illustrious. He was fore
most in all tha daring cavalry movements
following immediately upon tne evacuation
of Corinth movements which for the
first time showed tha superiority of our
cavalry. In less than a month Sheridan
was in oommand ot the ti brigade ot tne
cavalry division of tha Army of the Miss
issippi, consisting of big own regiment and
the M lowa lavairy. xaa was on sue
12th of June. On tha 1st of-Jiily, he
most gallantly won his Brigadief-s-tUr,
within six weeks of tha date IttlDShS
lyfTon""" of his regiment.
A. W. Stone, who has been appointed
United States District Attorney of Geor
gia, was exiled from Atlanta early in the
war, and hie property was all confiscated
by the rebels. He has been residing in
.New lore city moss oi we ume unce, and
a genuine Vnion man.
The Latest News.
LAST NIGHT'S REPORT.
WASHINGTON NEWS ITEMS.
THE VACANT JUDGESHIP.
It Lays Between Caynard
THE RUSSIAN PLAGUE.
A Warning to Vessel Captains
FfiOft THE WEST INDIES.
Tbe Insurrection still going on.
GENERAL NEWS ITEFsIS
THE GOLD AND COAL MARKET.
GOLD LAST SIKiliT 138 7-8.
Associated Press Report,
NEW YORK, June 28.
The Post's Washington special says that
internal revenue olhcerg have boen ap
pointed for Virginia. Louisiana, Alabama
and Georgia, and the arrangements for its
collection will be completed as rapidly as
xne juaeeetiip lett vacant oy juaire ma
tron's death lies between Ex-Congreman
Maynard and Judge Darren, of Louisiana
General Grant has not yet completed his
Mr. Harrington, Assistant oacretary of
the Treasury, will leave that Department
A letter has been received at mis cus
tom House, addressed to the State Depart
ment, by our Consul at Port Mahon, an
nouncing that tbe Russian plicue is ex
tending westward more rapidly than gene-
ally supposed, and advising mat an
steamers arriving in Russian or Turkish
ports hi rigidly scrutinized before landing.
The disease is said to be the same as that
which visited London a century ago.
A serious fire occurred in Jersey City
to-day. involving the total destruction of
the American Mills, owned by D. G. Greg-
gory, ir, some oil mills in the immediate
vicinity, and Cummings & Co.'s car shop
was much damaged.
The Pon says: The ocean monitor Uic-
tator, which has returned from a trip down
the coast, has hsd her machinery altered
to a Blight extent. She is to sail through
the Sound and to Halifax. It is reported
that il her sailing qualities prove perfectly
satisfactory the will cross the Atlantic.
Her oiJicers are comment of nor success.
It is said that she has recently made the
speed of ten knots an hour.
An intelligent onicer ot tne navy, says
the Commercial Advertiser ,wbo has been
for two years with the Sjuth Atlantic
Squadron, and who has enjoyed unusual
opportunities for looking at the South and
jucging of the condition of society there,
has communicated some important tacts to
Tbe quantity ot catton troin Georgia
and South Carolina will be less than has
been expected. In a wide lot of territory
between Savannah and Greenville all the
cotton was destroyed. Outside of this and
toward the coast the cotton is unginnel
and unbaled. It is hidden away and will
not be brought out for fear of confiscation,
the owners very generally coming within
the $20,000 range of the President's am
nesty. BwTeW'aWneSeV- bffrkdK-m:
These States are drained of goods of all
sorts, and although many goods have been
taken there, many have been reshippod,
owing to tne aiuicuity oi selling tnem.
Our informant tnmxs tney snouia ne leu
there to revive as rapidly as the vexed
question of title are settled.
Tbe lands oine s lUtn oner g-eai advan
tages to labor and capital, and will be n
great source ot weaiin, miiia are neeaea
and men to direct them.
QThe draft anima.'s are gone and labor is
pretty thoroughly demoralized. There is
needed an infusion of northern enterprise.
Men skilled in managing free laborers and
who comprehend the relations of a system
to unfamiliar to the South.
The rice districts are partially planted
on shares and cultivated by free labor, but
tbe cultivation is inadequate and the crop
promises to be small. The freedmen do
not work well yet ; they are indecently
treated, and there Is too much humani
tarianism in their management. Provost
Marshal law is tbe law ot tbe country and
is oppressive, audacious and ill mannered.
On the Sea Islands are 120,000 negroes who
work a little and are fed, in part, by the
Government. These islands are partly
owned at the North, and it is thought that
General Sherman s assignment of them to
colored occupation will not hold good as
they will be reclaimed by the real propri
etors. The roeion ia the St. Johns river oilers
great advantages to emigrants and to in
Tha Scuthern railroads must ds managed
and owned by Northern men. lby are
in a very distressing state. The rolling
stock and tracks are gone.
Our informant does not foresee an imme
diate return for Southern investments, but
predicts the amplest return in a very few
years, say tnree or iour, wuen intercom
munication shall be re-opened and socioty
shall be re organized.
WEST INDIA NEWS.
NEW YORK, June 28.
Advices have been received from Hayti
up to the 10th in st. The insurrection was
then confined to the city of Cape Haytian,
all other towns which had been involved
in it, had submitted again to the Govern
ment. The news of the surrender of Cape
Haytian was hourly expected at Port au
Prince. It was the headquaiters of the
rebels and it was there that the rebellion
lirst Drone wi.
The steamer Columbia brings Havana
dates of the 24th.
Advices from Venezuela state that .en.
Falcon had entered upon the duties of the
office of President.
It was said that Venancio Rulgar, a
nersonal enemy of the President, had in
vaded a town on the Maracabo coast, but
was obliged to retire to one of the States
Tbe Slate of JSew Barcelona was still in
There was no news from Mexico.
Troops continue to arrive from San
Advices trom .Hassan state tnat tne
place is entirely deserted by the floating
population acquired during the war.
Breckenridge is still in Havana. He
counsels all his friends to throw themselves
on the clemency of the President and ask
for pardon. He probably intends to do so
Trade with the Southern ports will com
mence after the first of July. Vessels are
The blockade runner i.arK nad sailed ior
Liverpool to be sold.
Tbe petition to retain tne present cap
tain General is being numerously signed.
Two more vessels loaded with coolies
have arriv d during the week.
The weaAher was very warm, with very
. Yellow fever not very prevalent..,
CORRY, PA., June 28.
The first shipment of oil by the Umpire
Transportation Company's Fast Line left
Corry via tne Philadelphia and Erie and
Catawissa Railroads, at 10 P. on the
24th inst, and arrived at Red Hook Petro
leum Storehouse, N. Y-, at 8 A M. to day.
Time forty -thiea tours their regular
FROM FORTRESS MONROE.
FORTRESS MONROE, June 26.
The steamer Perrett arrived from More-
head City with the mails and thirty pas
The English frigate Styx arrived here
this morning after three days cruising
about uape Henry and tape Charles.
Surgeon Bli MoClellan has discharged
2,266 convalescent soldiers from Hampton
nospitau since tne nrtt ot tnu montn.
The steamer George Washington, Capi.
ingraam, nas been discharged from tba
government service, and sailed for Wil
mington, Delaware, this morning.
A serious disturbance took place in Ports
mouth, Virginia, last night, between tha
blacks and the white people. Pistols were
freely used, and a Mr. Diller was shot and
a number of colored fellows wounded.
A correspondent of the Boston Tran
script states that on a recent visit to Mount
Vernon, he saw a returning veteran soldier
refused admittance to the place, because he
had not enough money to pay the fee de
manded by the secession occupant named
Herbert. A Colonel of a regiment was
mulched out of one hundred dollars for
the privilege of allowing his regiment five
minutes view of tbe place.
NEW YORK, June 28.
Tbe struggle between tha Bulls and
Bsara in Ro d shows no yielding on either
side , the Bulls refuse to lend, and the
Bears cover their contracts by borrowing,
the rates varying from 1 to j per cent, per
day. Saturday must determine whiCB Tide"
has to yield. The price opened at 141 and
iell steadily to 139
Uold to-night 13M.
The Bavaria took out $31,000 in specie.
The Commercial's money article says :
The Cuba brings orders fur the purchase of
5 20s on European account, it is sup
posed that the orders aggregate about
At tbe morning board tha purchases
amounted to $220,000, upon which the
price advanced to . 104, much improving
tbe closing price of yesterday ; the rise,
however, brought out sellers and after tha
board the price declined to 103104.
The new issue advanced j. 6-20J are very
firm and scarce at 97 .
At the auction sale of Pittsburgh coal
to-day the following were the prices, show
ing an advance ot from 23 to 30 cents.
Lump $6 65, steamer $6 75, grate $7 05:
stove $7 25, chestnut $5 20.
At the sale of (Scran ton coal '.he prices
we-e: Steamboat $7 00, decline 10c; lump
$6 70, decline 3i; grate $6 65, decline 30c;
"g 90i advance 25c; stove $7 80, ad
vance 95c; chestnut $i 12, decline 13c.
CONFEDERATE NOTES AND GOLD.
NEW YORK, June 28.
F. C. Barber & Son, exchange brokers
of Augusta, publish, in a paper of that
eity, a list of the prices of gold for Con
federate notes, from January 1, 18S1 to
May 1, 1805. Tne price of gold started al
5c premium; December 15, it was 30; Jan.
1, 62; June 16, it ws $2 notes for $1 in
gold. May 15, 1863, $10 for $1 ; this was
ust after Vicksburg and Gettysbursr,
January 1, 1864 it opened at $21 ior $1 ;
went down to $18 ; May 10, np again to
$20; December 31, after Sherman reached
Savannah, it was $1 for $1; January 1.
1HG5, it opened at $60 tor $1 ; went down,
February IS, to $46 ; it then started again ;
April 20, after Lee's surrender, it was $100
for $1 ; then it rose $100 and $200 a day
until May 1, when the last sale was made
at $1,200 for $1.
NEW YORK, June 28. 7-30 LOAN.
PHILADELPHIA, June 28.
agent, reports the subscription to the 7-30
loan to day to the amount of $2,451,800,
including the following: First National
Bank of Nashville, $100,000; First Na
tional Bank of Norfolk, Ya- $300,000;
First National Bank of Washington, $300,-
000; First National Bank of Cincinnati.
100.000: First National Bank of Des
liank of Toledo, 50,000 ; iiank of the State
Missouri, $100,000 ; O. A. Putnam ds Co,
itoston, tuou.uuu; xtrewslor, Sweet Uo-
$100,000; Second National Bank of Chi
cago, $100,000. There were 10,711 individ
ual subscriptions lor $50 and $100 each.
NEW YORK, June 28.
The Tribune's Washington special says :
The War Department has for several
weeks past been engaged in preparing a
list of Brevet promotions. When com
pleted, it will be published in a general
order. The number receiving brevets ia
very large. It is intonded to embrace of
ficers of all erads who have rendered
meritorious service to the Government
during the war.
"Mississippi, the notorious guerrilla and
horse-thief of the Shenandoah valley, has
been captured. The nonor ot His capture
due to corporal Butler of the 9th New
FROM FORTRESS MONROE.
FORTRESS MONROE, June 27.
Jaqueman, who was shot during
the disturbance in Norfalk last Saturday
night, died this morning.
The bar-rooms are all closed Ior the
present in Petersburg.
Tne xiicnmono xtepuDiw oi tne -win
says the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad
will be opeued July 15th from Lynchburg
Richmond and Petersburg will be turned
over to the directors by the military au
DIDN'T MAKE IT.
PORTLAND, June 28.
Tbe horse which left Boston at sunrise
this morning, to accomplish 116 miles to
tbis city, before sunset, on a $1,000 bet,
fell and died six miles from this place, hay
ing made 110 miles considerably inside of
MEETING OF THE COURT AT WASHINGTON,
WASHINGTON, June 28.
The Court met at two o'clock this after
noon, when Special Judge Advocate
Brougham pioceeded to review the evi
dence and to sum up for the Government.
BREAK IN THE ERIE CANAL.
ALBANY, June. 28.
There is a report that a lock has been
- tA flwo mil 1vm npitr
Schenectady. It will require forty-eight
hours to repair the bieak. -
NEW YORK, June 28.
The United States steamer Lackawana
has arrived from Mobile.
NEW YORK, June 28.
The Stock market ha taken a down
ward turn. At the Board to-day prices
were generally lower, and more disposition
to put down sellers' options was apparent.
Large bear operations were noticeable in
the depression. There was some activity
in Illinois Central. The liberal orders
brought out for 5-20s caused an active busi
ness on the street at 104, and at the Board
at 104104J. Other securities are firm,
and in some instances better. State bonds
are strong. Miscellaneous shares and Coal
shares are firm, and sales are made at full
prices. There was a tevere straggle in the
Gold Room between the bulls and bears,
which resulted in favor of the latter. Cash
Gold is scarce and worth . Money is
growing more abundant and easy. -
. Potroleum stocks firm.
Buchanan Farm 88; Cherry Run 37;
Allegheny 9; Bynd Farm 206; Pitt Hole
1325: Palmer 550; Fulton 590; Napoleon
140; Highgate 73, Hydrick 245; German!
46; Empire City 190: Tack 93; Everett
400; Oceanic 200; 04 Creek T80; United
States 2700. ;
. Petroleum crude firmer and fairly active
at 35, refined in bond C255, free dun
There is an active demand for cotton to
day. The n larket advanced one cent.
There have be en heavy insurances effected
Wll street w.lhin a few days upon cotton
in transit froi the South, especially from
Northern Geo rgia.
NEW YORK, June 28.
MRS. JEFF DAVIS.
Mm. Jeff. Davis has taken up her resirTence,
pro tern., at Savannah, Ga. She
represented as being in a very destitute
DISCHARGE OF PHILADELPHIA NAVY YARD
Thirt y-four of the workmen employed in
the PhiVadelphia. Navy Yard are to be dis
charged, owing to the termination ef the
war. T he work of dismissal is already corn-
TEH SAVANNAH SCHOOLS.
General Wolford has issued orders, dat
ed Savannah, June 15th, directing the es
tablishmfmt of three schools for the educa
tion of the colored children of Savannah.
It also enlarges the corporations of schools
now in existence for whites.
FASHION COURSE RACES.
trot Fashion Course yesterday,
between 'Hen.'y Clay" and "Ethan Allen"
milo heats -for $2,000. was won by
"Henry Clay" iii three straight heats. Time
THE PRESIDENT'S HEALTH.
NEW YORK, June 28.
The Herald's 'Washington special says
The President si health is somewhat im
proved, though he is not well enough to
attend to business. In consequence, there
was no Cabinet meeting to-day, at which
South Carolina affairs 'were to be discussed.
The presence of delegation of lately vi
olent rebels from that State is regarded
with great diaatistaction by the Union
men, of whom Dr. Mackey is leader and
representative, and any concession to them
will certainly lead to much trouble.
D. XL Bingham, a refugee from Alaba
ma, driven out of that State for Union
sentiment, some lime after the breaking
out of the rebellion, nas prepared a long
protest to President Johnson against
appointment of Judge Parsons as Provis
ional Governor. He gives a record of the
men who composed the Alabama delega
tion, showing that many of them have
been original and persistent rebels, and to
have) largely assisted, personally and by
their wealth and influence, in sustaining
the rebel government and in the persecu
tion of Union man. He says the action of
the President restoring power to the slave
holding oligarchy who formerly controlled
the State, ostracizes and puts under ban
the real Union men, who will be ruled by
Major General Rawlins and lamily left
herd this forenoon for the West.
THE GETTYSBURG CELEBRATION.
The Times' Washington special says:
Several regiments left here to-day for
Gettysburg to participate in the celebra
tion at that place on the 4th. General
Meade is superintending all the arrangements.
meeting for to morrow night, for the pur
pose of considering the question of recon
It is announced that a session of the
Examining Board will take place present
ly, in anticipation of which some of our
veterans are looking forward to a period of
The reduction in our army will neces
sarily compel the return of a great many
prominent offioers to less prominent posi
tions. The changes in line of promotions,
however, will advance many officers in
several regiments to which they belong.
The World's special says : The Repub
lican of this evening asserts, with a good
deal of positivenees, that Jeff. Davis is to
be tried here in civil court, and that he will
be indicted on tbe charge of complicity in
the assassination c I the Preaident aa well aa
Southerners are more than
$20,000 are buying special pardons At
the present rate the whole Confederacy will
app'y for pardon before the 1st of August.
Among those who petitioned for pardon
to-day were some who left loyal Slates to
join in the rebellion.
Fold's theatre is being arranged prepar
atory to being turned over to its new own
ers. It was injured a good deal by its
military occupation, and also by numbers
of morbid curiosity seekers. Even the
stage carpet where Booth fell has been
partially cut up as mementoes of the place.
On Monday the theatre passes into tbe
hands of the Young Men's Christian As
sociation, and will be known as "Lincoln
Temple" after that date.
WASHINGTON, June 28.
Yesterday, Judge Advocate Bingham
concluded his argument for the prosecution
In the eooapiracy trial. To-day being
mainly for a review of the evidence. The
Court adjourned till 11 o'clock to-morrow
GENERAL NEWS ITEMS.
G. "W. Gale, of Alabama, now in prison
bare was to have been put on trial to-morrow
before the military court, on charges
against him in connection with his publi
cation In December last, of an advertise
ment in the Selma Dispatch asking for
the contribution of a million dollars to
aid him in taking the lives of Lincoln,
Seward md Andrew Johnson by the 1st of
March last, in order to have peace. He
engaged as counsel Mr. Aiken who has so
conducted the defense of Mrs. Surra tt ;
but ie is understood that Gale will be sent
to Alabama for trial, owing to the large
number of witnesses, about 100, whom he
has asked to be summoned in bis
case, all of whom reside in Alabama.
The change has been made on the ground
of convenience, as well as necessity.
THE NEW COLLECTOR AT RICHMOND.
Joseph H. Humphreys, lately appointed
Collector of Customs at Richmond, Va,
was one of the men imprisoned in a negro
jail in Richmond, with John M. Bolts and
others, for out-spoken and prrsistent loy
alty. Mr. Humphreys b President of tbe
National Union Association of Richmond.
A body of Union men has been organ
ised since the capture of that city.
fThe President is too muck indisposed to
see visitors. The rash ef people recently
nas been to great that his naturally robust
constitution cannot end ore t. Many visit
mm on in most trining business. In ac
cordance with his democratic ideas he has
been disposed to hear them all.
The Government is rapidly ridding it
self of the now useless war material ac
cumulated at Washington.
Among the application for pardon re
ceived to-day by the President, were those
of ex-Governor Vance ol North Carolina
and J. A. Culwer, formerly Know Noth
ing member of the United States House of
Representatives from North Carolina.
NEW YORK, June 28.
At a destructive fire in Jersey City, to
day, the Edgar Old Fire Work Manufac
tory, the American Steam Flour Mill and
some buildings of the Jersey City Loco
motive Works were burned. Lot about
PHILADELPHIA, June 28.
The Spice Manufactory of C. T. Fell &
Bro. 120 South Front street, was destroyed
by fire this evening. Loss very heavy.
VERMONT UNION STATE CONVENTION.
MONTPELIER, VT., June 28.
The Union State Convention nominated
for Governor Paul Dillingham ; for Lieut.
Governor, Abraham B. Card nor; for
Treasurer, John B. Page. The Conven
tion was large and harmonious. The res
olutions include one in favor of
Ifew Tork Central, 93; Erie, WS
Hudson, 108; Michigan Southern 0i;:
Northwestern preferred, bi; Mariposa,
4'ittaburgh 6i; Ohio A Mississippi
Gold active and firm.
Stocks dull but firm.
PET SOLIUM STOCKS.
Excelsior, 318: Germania. St: Oceania
210; Pithole. 1250 : Hiehrate. 73: Webstar.
ovv, juaiiaiM, 4uii.
Yesterday Evening's Edition.
NEW YORK, June 28.
The Herald's Charleston correspondent
says tne private i uecta and papers of Jeff.
Davis and Beauregard, recently captured
in i lor id a, had airived in Charleston and
had been transmitted thence for Washing-
mju. niuiHig uiem is a uispa.cn I rem
General Beaurega-d to a member of the
robol Congress, dated at Charleston on the
13th of October 1862, inquiring whether the
Dili ior ine execuuoncr abolition prisoners,
meaning national soldiers, had yet become
a law, and urging its speedy patssge if it
Union me' inzs wore being held in va
rious farts of South Carolina.
The cap'.nrcd rebel Ei-Stcretarv of the
Areosurv, Arennoim, nad been committ'd
to Fort Pulaski.
A difficulty recently cccured in Charles
ton between the white and colored troops,
but it was loon suppressed. A few on both
sides were wounded.
One of the Herald's correspondents has
recently mide a trip rcross South Carolina
in the track of Sherman's march, and he
describes the havoc and desolation as most
complete. The route of the avenging ar
my is marked by chimneys and obliterated
railroads, and tbe country pretty well
cleaned of animals, forage and surplus
property. Tbo white people in the interi
or, while admtting that they are con
quered for the preeent, still mtintun and
give expression to their secession horesies
and entertain an intense hatred for the
Yankee and the negroes. Notwithstanding
thi. JJia nlAntAra ur ta- -r-11 ,;-
j i. -a w. j . Taore is consider
able catton et 11 scattered throughout tha
State, but the greater patt of the crop has
Tbe colored people of Columbia have held
meetings and raised money for the Durrxise
of a celebration on the 4th of July, by giv-
tug etuuiivr w lue usuuuu BOlUiers BIB
The Times' special says that among the ap
plications for pardon filed to-day was one
from General JJ well. There were besides
sixteen petitions from persona unknown to
The member of the Cabinet convened
at tbe usual hour to-day, but as the Presi
dent had not recovered from his indisposi
tion no business was transacted. By to
morrow the President will doubtless be
well enough to resume his official labors.
Senator Wade, as chairman of the Com
mittee on the Conduct of the War, is now
here revising the sheets of the report of
that committee, comprising the recent
testimony as to tbe treatment of our pris
oners, received at the hands of the rebels.
The committee state that tens of thousands
of our brave soldiers have fallen victims
to that savage and infernal spirit which
actuated those who spared not the prison
ers at their mercy, who sought by mid
night arson to destroy hundjteds of defence
less women and children and who hesitated
not to resort to any meant to commit acts
so horrible that the nation' stands aghast as
they are told what has been done.
T he Prison burgeon's report ot the Rich
mond prisons tor one quarter shows that a
fraction over one half of all the eases that
entered resulted in deatand most of these
deaths were more the result of inhu
man treatment and neglect than from di
sease. But a little more than half the ne
cessary number of beds were provided and
the nurses very frequently occupied them
to the exclusion of the sick. After
our men died their bodies were treated a
the carcases of so many dead animals, they
were piled in the dead house and their eyes
and cheeks eaten out by rats before they
were put in coffins. The keepers general
ly manifested almost a total indifierence to
the lives and condition of the prisoners,
and as one of the many illustrations! this,
a witness testified to the following: "I
was standing one day by the hospital, and
one of our negro soldiers, captured at the
explosion of the mine near Petersburg was
standing near by engaged in skirmishing,
as we prisoners call it, examining his
clothes forvermin,a rebel sentinel at whom
X nappened ton loosing at u i , ., im
up his musket, took delierate aim and fired,
killing the negro on the spot. On being
asked what he did it for, he answered, "to
see the d d black son of a b h drop."
The rebel said they got thirty day fur
lough for shooting a Yankee.
The Committee say it is a matter of con
gratulation that notwithstanding the great
provication to pursue a different Bourse, our
authorities have ever treated their prison
ers humanely generally, and have in all re
spects conducted this contract according to
the rules of the most civilized warfare.
The Herald' Washington special say :
The Freedmen' Bureau ha set apart a
large quantity of confiscated and abandon
ed land in tbe South, in tracts of various
sizes and in various localities, for the espec
ial benefit of negroes. Not less than one
hundred thousand are now subsisting on
government rations in Virginia alone. A
great demand for negro labor "exists in
Maryland, xhe farmers and paying fif
teen dollars per month for males, and from
ten to twelve to females for field labor.
The supply is still short, and agents have
again been sent in different directions to
make contract and induce immigration,
notwithstanding their recent expulsion
General Meade has returned from Phila
delphia this morning, and is superintend
ing the mustering out of portions of his
Within week the world renowned
Army of the Potomac will cease to exist as
Gee titra!' Grant it-advertised to appear at
half a dczen different places on the comin;
Fourth of July. He has been steadily de
clining invitations for weeks past, and con
templates spending the day at home.
The Irish Brigade, consisting of the 633,
79th and 88 Ji New Tork Veteran Volun
teers, and the 28th Massachusetts Veteran
Yul anthers, cosunanded by Brigadier Gen.
eral Nugent, late Colonel of the 69th, will
leave here on Saturday or Sunday, as a
brigade only, 1800 strong, for mutter out.
WASHINGTON, June 28.
Returns re-eived at the General Land
Office show that in April over 5C 000 acres,
valued at over $70,000. were taken nr. for
actual settlement under the homeeteoW law. .
Chas. Eaton Creeney, lately in the Gov
ernment employ at Washington, has been
appointed; Tax Contmiseioner for Mitsias-
The World's special says: President
ir" this morning able to attend
a Uabinei meeting, but it wis very brief
in rwruequence of hi. inri;.rv;tW a :i
.of the members were present save Secre
tary Seward, and it is undnmtnrwl tht tha
question of Provisional Governor for South
Carolina ws under discussion. The pres
ent candidates for that Doaition am n. how
lievcd to be very hopeful of suueet s.
NEW YORK, June 28.
Tbe World's correSDondence from its
special commissioner sent on a journey
through the South, dated at Columbia, P.
O, June 21st, details a denlorabla state of
affairs as existing on the track of Sherman's
march. Tbe destruction of Columbia.
alone, left two hundred acres of buildings
in rains. He savs it ia no rare
of speech to say that the peop'e are
starving. There are disagreements among
the negreei, their employers and the post
comm-uidants. but most of tha blacks are
at work, at what terms they do not know,
neither do their employers, though there
is an understanding that they are to have
board and clothes.
NEW YORK, June 28.
rebel guerrilla leader Mosby has been
paroled and is now residing at his home in
Who Elected Andrew Johnson?
the of Copperhead
newspapers, and listening to the talk of
Copperhead politicians, now-a-days. one ia
positively driven, sometimes, in a bewil
dered state of mind, to ask himself, Wbo
elected Andrew Johnson ? Whose candi
date was he? Where was he nominated,
at Baltimore or at Chicago? and on which
Platform, Union or Copperhead, did it
happen to be that he was carried into the
Vice Presidential Chair ? The history of
the election of the " boorish tailor " of
Tennessee seems to be getting much mixed,
and somewhere or other there is an extra
ordinary confusion of memory prevailing.
Not many days ago, a good Union friend
of our happened to meet a certain distin
guished Copperhead Democrat, when the
following conversation ensued :
(Joppernead Well how do you like
Andy Johnson ?
Union Man First rate. He is doing
Copperhead -Ha I Hat Tou are com
ing over to us, are you t
vut mend retired in a condition of
For a time, we were inclined to attribute
this cool Copperhead appropriation of
Andy Johnson, the "boor," the "brute" and
the "sot," to unmitigated impudence. But
latterly we have come to a different con
clusion. It is a clear case of political dep.
tomania, and the wretched unfortunates
ho are allhctod with it cannot rightly be
held accountable for their audacious per
formances. Tbey have so eaten of the in
sane root during the last four years that
tneir political wits are nopelessly lost ; the
shock of the downfall of the rebellion has
made an utter wreck of memory, and they
nave actually persuaded themselves, as we
are satisfied, that they really are the orig
inal authors and owners of the administra
tion and policy of Andy Johnson. There
is no other hypothesis that will account for
the phenomena of tbe case. The impu
dence requisite for explaining them other
wise is simply inconceivable.
rresid.-nt Lincoln offered an amnesty to
the rebels, excepting seven classes from the
terms of its pardon. These men were furi
ous at its exasperating harshness. Presi
dent Johnson offers an amnesty excluding
the same seven classes and adding seven
classes more to its proscriptive list. These
men are at once delighted with its ePTieroa-
ity, and claim it as the exact adoption of
their ideas. Will anything but insanity
account for that 7
President Lincoln put in operation the
J - H raAwitniffinn nf tft-eje
States Tennessee, Louisiana and Arkan
sas by the vote of loyal citizens under tbe
test ox me amnesty oath. These m in went
into ecitacies of rage at the "unconstitution
ality" of the proceeding, and voted solidly
against the recognition of the reconstructed
States by Congress. President Johnson
continues in operation the same identical
machiney, as left to Lis hand by his ore-
decessor, and these men are suddenly
wonder struck with the "Democratic1 and
"Conservative" excellence ol its principles.
Is anything but lunacy suppoeable in
No, no. If there ever was a e'ear case
of mania in the world it is furnished in tha
instance of these wretched Copperheads
who caper with silly shouting about Presi
dent Johnson, and pitifully fancy them
selves the party of his administration. We
must deal kindly with the poor unfortu
nates. Buffalo Express.
Regiment Struck by Lightning.
The surgeon of the 152d Illinois Volun
teers gives to the Nashville Union the fol
lowing account of a most curious elebtrical
Our regiment yesterday waa the scene of
one of tbe most terrible calamities which
it has ever been my lot to witness.
About two o doc p. m- a violent thun
der storm visited us. It being Sabbath,
tba" "guard mounting" was de.'erred until
two o'clock. While tha "old guard" waa
being "turned out" to receive the "new
guard," a blinding flash of lightning was
seen, accompanied instantly by a terrillo
peal of thunder. The whole of the "old
guard," together with part of the "new
guard," were prostrated to the earth. The
shock was so severe and sudden that tha
rear rank men were thrown across tbe
front rank men. One man, Jeremiah:
Cooley, of Co. O, was instantly killed, and
thirty-two others were more or lea severe.
ly scared by tne electric fluid.
Immediately alter the occurrence I was
called upon to render my profateiraal ser
vices. Upon examintt on I found that the
men were mostly injured in the regions of
tbe shoulders and tne arms and the hips.
the men having been standing at "shoul
dered arms, in which case the " barrel of
the musket would rest in the hollow of the
arm and shoulder, the "butt" of the piece
retting against the right hip.
The thunderbolt appeared to divide, and
struck in several places in the camp at tbe
Man lllnbue. fni nirim -rrree Trap nn guard
in front of the hospital tent had his mus
ket thrown from his hands, and his bayo
net stuck into the ground. The man him
self was shocked pretty severely, but not
thrown down. One man who had been in
the rear, and was returning, was struck
down, and was severely injured in the
Corporal Barton, of company G, hadihis
boot torn from his foot, and torn to paces. .
the ekctrie fluid passing down his leg, and
passing trom nis boot in apparently two
places, there being found two small holes
in tbe heel and toe of the boot, which ap
peared as if they had been made by a buck
shot. But, strange as it may appear, the
man's foot has no scar or marks upon it
at alL In all the cases the burns appear
as if they had been caused by scalding hot
water, in many instances the skin being
shrivelled and torn ofl.
A Horrible Outrage.
The Natchez Courier has particular of
a brutal outrage on the person of Mr.
Henry Spann, living near Harrisonburg,
La. It says:
The desperadoes demtnded of Spann his
money; when, on being told he had none,
they " bucked" him, and procuring willow
switches, a villain stood on each side, and
whipped him until tbey extorted all of his
money, amounting to $1,600. They again
made another demand for money, which
was refused by- Spann, on the ground of
hit having none. They then took the un
fortunate roan, "bucked" him and placed
both of his feet in the fire, literally rotat
ing them. . After this hellish deed they
left, without procuring any more money.
The next evening these villains returned,
let fire to Spann's house, burning the same,
as well as aU his household effacU and other