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SATURDAY, AUGUST 26, 1865.
Judge Ranney's Accusation.
Hon. B P. Banney, of this city, upon
taking the chair aa President of the late
Btate Bights Democratic Convention, made
speech, in which, among other things, he
asserted that ' the present party in power"
found tbe country in a state of happy
tranquility. Here are his words :
" Down to the advent of the present
party in power a little over four years
ago no country on the face of tbe earth
presented such attractions as this beloved
and happy country of ours. In no coun
try on the face of the earth were all men's
rights so well and so perfectly respected.'
Hai Mr. Banney forgotten that Sooth
Carolina and all of the Cotton States had
passed ordinances of secession before the
close of the Democratic Administration of
J ames Buchanan 7 Has he forgotten that
a Federal ship the Star of the West'
was deliberately fired upon by armed rebels
in Charleston harbor whilst proceeding in
peaceful manner to carry provisions to a
starving Federal garrison, prior to the in
auguration of President Lincoln? Mr.
Banney further says:
" From this pleasing state of facts, let
ui louk to ' what exists at present. But
lour years of time have been necessary for
tbe party who have succeeded in over
throwing the Democratic party, to change
wholly the entire face of the country and
Here the speaker unwittingly stated a
great -truth. The "party in power" re
ceived tbe Government from the Demo
cratic party, and found it in a state of dis
integration ; several Slates openly arrayed
against the Federal authority; its treas
ury empty; Us navy scattered abroad; its
arms and munitions of war in the hands of
the insurgents, and actual war levied npon
H by its own subjects, in the act of firing
upon one of its peaceful ships. Within a
little over four years, the "party in power,"
aided by those true and loyal Democrats
who long since ceased to act with that de
generate organization, have been able "to
change wholly the entire face of the coun
try and its affairs." All loyal men thank
God for the "change," accomplished in the
face of the most villainous opposition from
such Copperheads as controlled the Con
vention over which Mr. Banny presided.
Ia regaid to Judge Banney's remark
that "in no country, on' the face of the
earth were all men's rights so well and so
perfectly respected," we would suggest
that four millions of persons, now free
were before -the war held ia a bondage
ao abjeot that it was a part of the
cardinal faith of the Democratic party that
u Negroes had no lights which white men
were bound to respect." The declaration of
' the late Democratic Convention ia favor of
excluding colored people from the State
would indicate that this was still good
Democratic doctrine. If '-all men's rights"
were so " perfectly respected," what shad
ow of excuse can the Southern wing of
the Democratic party offer for inaugurating
rebellion T Are they not responsible for
beginning a causeless and wicked war?
and why should the Democracy evince such
anxiety to have these guilty parties restor-
' 4 to the fxerc'iaeof the "reserved rights"
and powvs they so basely abased ?
SATURDAY, AUGUST 26, 1865.
VOL. XIX-NO. 203
NORTHERN OHIO NEWS.
the absconding backer Tread well, nu executed
at Napoleon o Friday last. Be
m attended in fait last moment by the
Ber. Mr. Carroll of. tbe Catholia (Jhnrch.
Defiance. While on the scaffold he con
fessed that he was the Borderer of Tread-
weil, aria that hit punishment was just.
I W. a Howells, editor of the Ashtabula
Sentinel, is writing a History of the Sol-
aieri oi Ashtabula County.
At Falnesville Mr. a a Psau arari-
tag a iplendid brick mansion on Wert
Atain street, and Mr. B Stock well is put
ting up a nne nnci block adjoining ut
Bar. Dr. Pershing. President of the
Pitta bo reh Female College, preached two
a Die aisooorses on Sunday laat from Bev.
Mr. Green'i pulpit of the M. E. Church,
run en me.
A flax mill ia being erected at Oanfleld
vj uaie rauerten.
The County Fair will be held at Can-
field, October 3d. 4th and 6th. Tha Tine
and groondi have been improved and the
indication tor a good f air are quite prom
ising. Dr. Ewirg, of Milton, informs the Ma- i
nomng KegxtUr that the Crowell well, at
Frederick, in that township, is now pump
ing and yielding lrom two to three barrels
" J 'imumg mm two to uree Darreis
P the Mecca oil, and
worth, in its crude state, ebent $60 per bar-
rel tor lubricating purposes. Arraege-
ments are being made to sink otner wells
ta immdit neighborhood. There
appearsto be bo donbt but there a oU in
paying quantities on the upper Mahoning.
At ioungsiown on cunday morn in k,
Joseph St. Clair, under tbe influence
of whisky, assaulted his uncle, pelting him
wun stones, ile was arrested and sent to
A new Democratic paper is soon to be
taneu at uanton oy tne Uotcnall Brothers.
The Democrat, under McGregor's control,
is supposed te be too ultra for the Democ
racy of etark. There is no meaner Cop
perhead sheet in the land than .he demo
The Stark county Fair will be held at
vanton on tne 3J, 4 in, 6in and 6th of Oc
Mong Shaw Loo, a Birmose or n vert to
Christianity, lectured in the Methodist
puoopal Church, at Canton, Sunday
Mr. Hawkins, of Washington township,
invited the soldiers to a re union on his
'arm, on Tnuradav. Tha Rmiblie
four or five thousand were pratent, includ
ing at least six nunarea soldiers, who par-
kuua wi a oountuui dinner ana naa a good
The Alliance Monitor says that on 8at-
uraay a couple ot drunken rowdies, in a
buggy, ran in to tbe carriage of two gentle-
mem namea unaerwooa, tnrowing tbem
out, one of whom had two ribs broken, and
the other an arm injured.
The Republican advocates tbe building
a new Court House, a City Hall and a
. :i a i r-
mto nuiruaq, lit uanion.
A Soldiers' Beoeption at to be held at
Canton during; tha comine month.
During a recent thunderstorm the barn
Mr. John Growl, in west township,
iut two miles from New Franklin, was
struck oy iigntening, set on ore and burned
the ground. George Crowl, a young
man about twenty-two years of age, was
instantly killed, and a Mr. Brooks, a cattle
dealer from New Jersey, irto was in the
barn, was dangerously hurt. John Smith
and William Flory, citizens of New
Franklin, were knocked down, but escaped
without serious injury. . . ,
DrAlfKrrff. JfttVWwilinVfS ;
county, wis roDDea oi six nunarea
dollars one day last week. The money
was taken from a drawer in the house.
curing tne absence ot tne family.
John Barr, a boy about sixteen years
wao Kmea vnariee Hamilton, a Doy
his own ag, at Block House Bun,
near Wellsville, a few days ago, by strikinc
him on the head with a poker while the
parties were engaged in a fight, was ar
rested on Thursday last and bound over in
tbe sum of 800.
A well attended Soldiers' Festival came
in Madisan township on Wednesday,
and another near East Palestine on Friday.
John Baker, a returned soldier of the
ih Ohio, had the bones of his foot broken
lumping from his buggy, while bis
horse was running away, Lear Wellsville,
A son of Daniel River, of New Lisbon,
was severely irgured, on Wednesday, by
being tarown trom a mule.
One evening last week, tbe roof of the
blacksmith and wood shop of Mr. William
Myers, at New Lisbon, caught fire, bat
being quickly discovered, the 11 m?s were
subdued before it had made muoa head
way. The damage done was inconsidera
We learn that on Sunday morning last,
steam flouring mill at Wooster, together
with 2,000 bushels of was
A Camp Meeting is to be held near
Greensburg, commencing on! August 81st.
The Army and Jiavv Journal announces
the place chosen tor a rendezvous for
Ironclads ia the " Black Channel, ' on
Delaware Biver, which separates
League Island from the Pennsylvania
shore. This .will constitute an ordinary
ail tne ugot oraugnt iren-ciaas.
Per IVskke Saperler Th. favorite, atauash
tellable staaaMT UOBT CITT, Captala B. 0.
Sweat, ill leave ear Dock for Oatoaatoa and la-
Mrawdtat peril, oa Taasdaj, Aagost 20ta, at S
e'elook P. M.
Tat freifiit or paraage apply te
UbONB, PBTTtT A CO.,
M(afcMl 1ST and 1 Bitot street.
A lt of S9ool Fwraltnre, (aeatly aw)
cotila lng of Bareaaa, Beadsteeda, Bateaaioa Ta
e, Loaages, Ealr ..at Koctere, Eat Staad, Dia
Boom Ob. Irs, Waebataada, ao., will be sold at
Aic ion Boob of O. Cotter Sob, Bo. 134
stmt, this day, (S.tarda)) sale soueneing
10 o'clock A at. aafSfcttS
Cleveland Clly lBlea Clnb. The aaan
al eleettoa of offioan of the Otavelaad Oitp TJdIob
ana, wUI be hold at the offloe of ateawa. Keith u
Cooa, Pat kins' Blook, Public eqoare, at TH e'elook
Setardej nenlnf, Aofaat 26 ta, 1S.
Pall atteadaaoe of aieabers la refatred faT this
aad other bnporteat baetBeas.
By crder ot the Pnaideat.
tufX It HEBBT . J9HNSOB, Bee'j.
Tbe Sweet Soata Wlad breatMog o'er
bSe of Tloleti, la sot aura fragrant thaa Boaodcnt,
ad the arosu which It ex bales msMHinteeted
Itself to tha attains of all who as tbla aurveloaa
dentlirice. While teeth, raddy gaan. a sweet
awath, and the eexlaintr of eaJarUg theae dcslra-bks
la p'roetaity, a-e aawsgtbo blessings derived
froa the i.o aesodrat angle
A Parse for facias; Harare ef f M
will be glrea oa the Orlriag Park, Batardaj, a
gwt Sth, 1864. The following hones are entered:
Janet Bennett eaten bk. a. Honest Joe.
J. Lweoe " br m. Fir.
W. a. "ofts " bay m. Dot.
Prod Kiaberly bk. b. Pansy.
Honrs will etart at ! o'elosk preoteely.
There will alio bt a Batch for J1CO betweea two
celebrated horses front atoyaltoa and Brlgbtoa.
AcBittaBceXoeenn Poole wul bo sold at F.
Klaberly's Saloon, Pnday evealng at S o'olock. -
Ire far SJalcv-aWO teas loo for sale ia qe
tltlos to salt parchaaora. ',
B08K 4 PBENTIB8,
angtt;) 141 and 144 Ontario rt.
Omtt Bilk Hata PaU Btylas Bilk and
OajsUntre Hata opesed this day.
DicaaHD a esqlbhabt,
aaU.BO lM lapetloT at., epp. the Wsddell.
The Latest News
LAST NIGHT'S REPORT.
THE WIRZ TRIAL
The Testimony Orcrwhelmles.
The Host Fiendish Cruelty.
THE PIB1T1S bllESASBOAIL
It Plajs HaYOc with Whalers
MOB if MAB'NK 1ISASTEBS.
Steamer Brother Jonathan los
; CREAT LOSS OF LIFE.
About three Hundred lives lost
Only fourteen Hies Sared
bBEAT FIBE IS HEW YORK
Two irls Burned to Eeath,
Tea or Twelve Persons Killed
GOLD LUT AIGHT 143 5-8
Associated Press Report.
WASHINGTON, August 25.
oiumailon OI Ur. HatAa eu m.
sumea oeiore tne VYirm Militarv Commi..
sion this morning. It was with .fPranc0
h me oonaition oi prisoners at Anderann.
Tille. Asoording to his narrative the
scurvy was next to rottenness, with which
many men sutured. Manv starved tn
death because ot the scarcity and unwhole-
someness of rations, and in consequence of
gangrene tnere were trequent amputations
sum re-ujputatione oi Jimos.
Ibe tvommission then took a recess till 2
Dr. A. W. Brown testified tn having
been sent as a prisoner to Andersonvilla.
uouuiuu aa a surgeon in prison mere, but
after being there about six months escaped,
He gave an interesting account of how
uuuu prisoners woo naa ' attemnted
to make their escape were punished, with
stocks. He testified as to the insufficiency
and unwholesome character of rations, ab
sence of medical supplies, and gave a sick
ening account cc cruelties to prisoners.
Wood hounds were actually emn loved to
capture etcaping prisoners. Amonir otbnr
things he said that men were vaccinated
with impure matter, from the effects of
wmcn a great many died. When prisoners
Were beinar removed from Anrinnuinviiia
one of the Union prisoners fell back, when
Wire knocked him cown and jumped on
The Court room was crowded with snra-
tators this . morning, including many
women. Capt Win was brought at a few
minutes to 11 o'clock, and the record of
yesterday having been read at length, the
examination of Dr. John A. Bates was re
sumed. Speaking of the Andersonville
Prison be said, the scurvy thi re was nt xt
to rottennear, some of tbe patients could
not eat because there was no mastication.
Their teeth were loose, and they frequent
ly asked him to give them something to
eat which would not cau.-o palu. wmia
ir. Stevenson was medical director, be did
not manifest much interest in the relief of
the necessitous, Bations were It than
did not know but wast a man would starve
death on it, especially if the food was oi
row ei-Mpie ana mnnnmnoni, rometimes
US meat was good and sometimes bad. and
in consequence of the scarcity and un
wholesomeneas of rations some of the
men were starved to death. Amputations
and re-amputations, owing to gangrene
wounds, were numerous. There was plen
ty wood in the neighborhood, which might
nave been cut, to answer all demands.
There was, on one occasion, an altercation
between Dr. James and Captain Wirz. On
going into the huepiijj Dr. James learned
that his chief clerk had been arrested and
ordered to undergo a buck and gag. The
clerk was bucked and was set outside of
the gate. On enquiring Dr. James found
that the clerk had neglected to report a
man who was missing. Dr. James wrote a
letter speaking of Wirz tyranny, and the
clerks still continued to be punished.
A. snetcn in pencil was drawn bv one of
the inmates ef the prison. This was ex
hibited to the witness, who said : "There
Dr. Bates, No. 1, examining the quality
beef. Here is Dr. Bates, No. 2, giving
meat andlbones to cripples. It was his pre
rogative as officer of the day to superintend
tne issuing oi rations, when rations weie
be issued ha would sometimes go to tl e
place and from twenty to one hundred
would surround him. Be was repre
sented as distributing bones. That was
frequent occurrence. The sketch was
accurate as far as it went, but it wag not
filled in. There ought to be 20 or 40 fig
ures in the space where only one appeared.
Men, as sketched, hobbled along on crutch
others crawled on the ground with tin
cups in their mouths, because they could
carry them in no other way. They want
ed to mash up bones to procure their con
tents for food." ,
Mr. Baker remarked that Dr. Bates look
much better on the witness stand than
did in the sketch.
Witness thanked the gentleman for the
The Judge Advocate proposed to offer
evidence a wrong report of the Surgeon
acting as officer of the day and asked for
witnesses to be examined.
Mr. Baker objected, seying that prison-
era were charged with conspiracy and mur
der. If defendant had conspired with
other parties, these must be before the
uourt. do uourt coma put in evidence in
the absence of parties and must bear on
persons before the Court. He asked wheth
er the Court could try persons not before
Xhe evidence sought to be introduced
was not strictly applicable to defendant.
There was nothing to connect Capt. Wirz
witn this wrong report ana with tne bur
geon in charge.
xne juaga Aavocate supposeamat the
gentleman was perfectly aware that tha
parties to a conspiracy cool i be tried
singly ; to save time ha would recommend
tbe counsel Bussel on crime and Star key
Mr.. Baker replied : These authorities
showed that where conspirators were to be
tried the court might, oa application ot
the counsel, elect to separate and try the
parties severaily.but in this case the alleged
conspirators have never been before a
court to ask for a separation; they were
not even in custodythey were at large.
It was not known that they ever would be
tried in civil court. He conld ask that the
charges be quashed.
The Court decided to admit the paper,
which was read as follows :
Finn Div. CS.M. Hospital,
' Sept. 6th, 1864.
Sir: As officer of the day for the past
twenty-four hours, I have inspected the
hospital, and find it in as good a condition
as the nature of circumstances will allow.
majority of bunks are still unsupplied
with bedding, while a portion of the divis
ion tents are entirely destitute of either
bunks or bedding or straw, the patients
being compelled to lie upon the bare
ground - I would earnestly call your at
tention to: the article oi diet, the corn
bread received from the bakery being
made up without silling, and is wholly
unfit tor the use of the sick, and
often, as in the last twenty-four
hours upon examination the inner portion
is found to be raw meat, beef, received
by patients, does not amount to over two
ounces per day; and for past three or four
days no flour had been issued. Corn
bread cannet be eaten by many, for to do
so would be sure to increase diseases ef
the bowels, from which a large msjirity
are suffering, and it is therefore thrown
away. - All their rations, received by wy
of sustenance, ia two ounces of boiled
beef, and half-a-pound of rice soup per
lay. Under these circumstances, all the
skill that can be brought to bear on their
cases, by medical officers, will avail noth
ing. Another point, to which I feel it my
duty calls your attention is the deficiency
of medicines. We have but little more
than indigenous barks and roots with
which to treat the numerous lorms of dis
ease to which our attention is daily called
for the treatment of wound", ulcers, &c.
We have literally nothing except water.
Our wards, some of them, are wild with
gangrene, and wears compelled to fold our
arms ana look quietly upon its ravages,
not even having stimulants to support tbe
system under its depressing influence.
would respectlully call your earnest atten
tion to these facts in the hope that some
thing may be done to alleviate the suffer
ings or tne sick.
I am, Sir, very respectfully,
Your obedient servant,
Pilot and AisL Surg, P. ACS. and Of
ficer of th9 Day.
To Surg. E. D. Ekilahd, in charge Point
Uivuion u. . Ja. a. noepuai.
The Court at 1 o'clock took a recess till
2 o'clock, when the direct testimony of Dr.
Dates was conciuaea.
- Cross-examination by Mr. Baker I was
a resident of Louisville, Jefferson county,
Georgia, and was there when the war
broke out. Up to June, 1864, 1 remained
at home as practitioner of medicine, being
in consequence of my profession exempted
from the Confederate service. I had no
sympathy with, or wish to go into, it.
did not vote or do anything to bring on
the war. The witness considered himself
a Union man. Seeing that Governor
Browne was resolved to bring all males
between fourteen and sixty years of age
into the btate militia, he became a Burgeon
to keep out of the State trenches. He
took an oath to the Confederacy ; it was
tureod upon him at the point of the bayo
net, ana twins- under duress at the time he
did not think it was now binding
upon mm, requisitions were made on Ur.
uiayton, tor medical-supplies, and not
on Capt Wirs. I never heard of any
blame being attached to the prisoner about
oaaness ot rations, nor his name men
tioned in that connection. Capt. Wirz
had always treated witness kindly; and he
never saw nim use any narsn means on
confined soldiers. Had several wells on
the outside of the prison. Witnees did
not think they were supplied with water
from same source prisoners were latter
drank supplies from stream running
through prison. He judged, the'stream, of
itseir, was not unhealthy ; out lower part
might have been from drainage of camp.
Andersonville was merely a railroad sta
tion until the war commenced when rail-
shanties were put up.
ine witnees was asked if he had any
opinion that there was a conspiracy there
cause the death of Union prisoners.
Judge Advocate Chipman obiected to
the question. It might as well be
asked whether the witnefs believed the
prisoner guilty. It was of no consequence.
JUr. ttaker replied that the nueetion was
sufficient importance to cause an objec
tion from the learned gentleman.
'ice oourt decided not to sustain the ob
Witness was then asked whether ha
knew of any persons who, by their con
duct, conspired to murder, or otherwise
cause the death of Union prisoners?
He replied he had never been so im
pressed ; he had always obiected to tbe in
efficiency and character of the rations; the
ikiWtMH T - .11 ii ! i ,i 1 I i i i , - ., I-S
having been furnished by the Southern
Confederacy; further supplies could not
furnished except by going to the coun
try and none of the officers Had a right to
best they could and frequently complained
the Surgeon General about the insuffi-
'5 tnghns furnished.
By the Unut Tha inrmliea were re
ceived from the North torn the Sanitary
Commission, and he saw some of tbe pris
oners wearing clothes which had been fur
nished. Dr. A. W. Burrows, being sworn, cer
tified that he had served as a physician to
27th Massachusetts, and was taken
prisoner at Plymouth, and finally found
way to Andersonville, where he was
paroled by Capt. Wirz, and placed in
charge of two wards of hospital. He re
mained there six months, till Oih ot Octo
ber, when he made his escape, since which
time he had practised at home. When he
went to Anderssnville, there were 600
700 prisoners, lying on the ground They
were partially naked. Some had broken
limbs and gangrene, scurvy and chronic
diarrhea. Nine-tenths of the patitnt I
were lying on the ground while others had
insufficient shelter. Captain Wirz would
when any prisoner escaped or attempt
ed to escape, that he would starve every
damned Yankee for such attempts. Pris
oners were punished either in stocks or
chain gang. A stock consisted of a frame
work six feet high, with boards shut to
gether with room for a man's neck. Men
thus fastened could stand on their feet,
the most of them merely touched the
ground with their toes, and the chain gang
sometimes composed of six men and
sometimes eighteen, who were handcuffdd
chains passed around their necks, and
to these chains a thirty-two
pound ball was always fastened.
gang would be held together one or
weeks, the men meantime being ex
posed to the sun and rain, which had the
effect of weakening and reducing them ;
had no doubt of the fact that some died
consequence. Another kind of punish
ment was putting the feet in stocks, the
beidg elevated and the other parts of
body lying on the ground. Witnees
never got from Dr. White what he asked ;
antiscorbutis were much needed but not
supplied; he proposed, but the authorities
refused, to allow nim to take men and cut
wood which could have been provided at a
short distance. Hounds were kept in tbe
hospital to get the trail of escaped prison
ers who, when caught, were brought back
put in the stocks ; witness knew of a
where a man, under such circum
stances was mangled by the dogs but re
covered. Another case came under his observa
tion ; it was in August or (September, 18G4,
when a Union prisoner was wounded by
of his hounds, he died indirectly from
bite, but directly from gangrene. He
seen Capt. Wirz on horseback with
hounds, but Turner seemed to have
direction of them. He had heard
Wirz order Sergeant Smith to start the
hounds, as somebody had got away. Very
large sores had resulted from vaccination ;
matter used was poisonous, and many
deaths and amputations resulted. Bations
when he went there were small, two ounces
bacon, a small potatoe and a piece ot
corn bread, two and a half inches square,
coffee, tea, sugar or flour. Some
times there was a little rice soup
with a gallon of rice in thirty
gallons of water. In July they
a few vegetables not a spoonful a
day. The morals of the prisoners were
corrupted by cruel treatment. Men would
steal from each other, something to eat,
and would work among the filth even for
potatoe parings, or anything else. A man
his ward was shot by a Confederate
soldier and wounded in the thigh, and the
limb was amputated, and he died the next
day. When a raid was expected from
Kilpatrick, witness heard Capt. Wirz give
order to -fire upon the prisoners if they
huddled together. There were from 33,000
86,000 prisoners there at the time , and,
the month of August, as appeared
from an official report, nearly 8,000 died
removal of prisoners from Anderson
ville. One of these fell back, when wit
ness saw Capt. W irz knock the man down
and stamp upon bin. This was in Sep
tember, 1864. Wirz had a revolver in his
hand, but witness did not know that he
used it to knock down the prisoner.
At a quarter to four o'clock the court
adjourned until to-morrow.
NEW YORK, August 25.
passengers an th. it..,.
er Brother Jonathan was Jumn. vu
for many years one of the editors of the
San Francisco Bulletin.
New Orleans papers inention tbe sink
ing of the steamer Ida May, from Sbreve
port for New Orleans, with 650 bales of
cotton. The passengers and crew were
The Pest says: The extent of the ab
straction of fundi and forgery of gold
checks by Ketchum aggregates $2,000,000.
A special to the Post says: The friends
n Stephens are making strenuous
efforts for his pardon. -
Major Wallick denies that he perused to
obey the law of Congress setting aside the
mmb iur coiorea vcnuoia.
A Cabinet meeting was held this morn.
log, all the members being present except
BROWNSVILLE, August 16.
Brownsville is commenced and several
miles of track laid. Tha telegraph lines
win aiso be finished in a tew days.
Brownsville is growing amazingly. A
lucrative trade has been commenced with
the Mexican rancheors on the Upper Bio
Grande Political news not important.
The ship Francis B. Cutting cleared from
Mobile for Liverpool, with a cotton cargo,
valued at $400,000, being the first cargo
nippeu hj a ioreign port since its occupa
Gen. Woods issued an order forbidding
iwmqu ui Aianms Demg taken rrom plan
tations or warenouses ior tne present. -Gov.
Parsons proclaimed against cotton
and horse stealing and providing for reor
ganization, selling courts and suppressing
An oifiea to nrocnra whitA lata fmm
Europe nas been opened in Mobile.
vxHton nas ceasea coming into bnreve-
port, owing to seizures, and nearly all that
arrives comes by military, complaints be
ing general oi the non-luiniment of con
tracts made by freedmen.
FROM NEW YORK.
NEW YORK, August 25.
Secretary Stanton is at West Point to
spend a few days for the .benefit of his
At half past 4 o'clock this afternoon
fire broke out in the fire works manufac
tory of Mr. Jones, N o. 16 John street. A
sheet of Dime burst through the dors and
nearly extended across the street. There
were many explosions, and the lower part
of the building was soon in flumes. There
were three persons escaped from tbe build
ing with their clothing on fire. The build'
ing was nearly destroyed. Two girls who
woritea in tne upper part ot the building,
ware iurnea to ueatn, ana others naa nar
NEW ORLEANS, August 25.
In the Mississippi Convention, yesterday.
the ordinance proposing to submit the
late amendment of the Constitution to the
people for ratification or rejection was lost
oy a vote oi a to 44.
An eloquent appeal memorializing Pres
ident Johnson to grant a pardon to Jeff.
Davis and Charles Clarke, late Governor of
Mississippi, signed by over 4,000 ladies, was
read and approved. A resolution was
adopted requesting the President of tbe
Convention to forward tbe same to the
President of tbe United States.
The Convention gives thoir President
tbe right to re-convene them when deemed
NASHVILLE, August 25.
A terrible accident occurred on the Ten.
& Alabama Railroad to-day. Toe
passenger train which left here for Hunts
ville this morning ran off tbe long trestle
work near RurnnM .t.tinn Pn. ... ;
-was ssawww.gtt.--.gwa ar Swaiew M. I
.Express messengers jaoaeiy ana xuzieu
were killed. No further particulars yet
NEW YORK, August 25.
Gold steady, demand for customers con
tinues large, but the speculative movement
merely usual price and ranged during
the day at about 143.
Nbw Brunswick, N. J., August 25.
A special charter election for Mayor took
place to-day. J. B. Jenkins, Republican,
was elected by 41 majority.
NEW YORK, August 25.
Railway speculation was strong at the
Stock Exchange and there was general ac
tivity in prices, with a disposition to pur
chase Erie, Beading and Pittsburg. After
call there was a good demand for stocks.
The market was higher afier the return of
Eastern money. The market has revived
speculative feeling in stocks, but owing to
absence of. leading operators opera
tions are yet limited and confined exclu
sively to brokers.
Government firmer on gold bone's. Mod
erate demand. ,
State bonds quiet without any change.
Coal stocks strong and not offered to any
Miscellaneous are generally firmer,
Ii til way mortgages are steady and dull.
There is no speculative demand for gold.
The importers'demand for good money con
tinues. At the Gold Exchange to-day res
olutions were passed to expel any me mbar
dealing directly or indirectly at the Even
Petroleum, stocks were quiet at the fol
lowing rates : ' Chenango 130; Webster
186; Inexhaustible 30; Bradley 310; Ber
gen 160; Pithole Creek 10.00; Fee Simple
16; Cherry Bun 23; Oceanio 118; Bu
chanan Farm 62; Oil Creek 345; Tack
United States 28.00.
Crude inactive and the prices heavy at
J31; Btflned in bond Arm at 5254,
and R 'fined free inactive at T0a72. .
The creditors of Ketchum, Son & Co.
meet Friday next, when a statement
will be submitted for their action. The
liabilities are estimated at $4,000,000. The
assets are about $2,600,000. The amount
securities abstracted by young Ketchum
Mrs. Rowland A. Hoovey, wife of Gen.
P. Hoovey, died at the St. Nicholas
Hotel, in this city, yesterday.
FORTRESS MONROE, Aug. 23.
A correspondent, from Kortrees Monroe,
says : John Mitchel made his first appear
ance in the grounds this a. M. by permis
sion requested of War Department to
allow him tha privilege of out-door exer
cise which was promptly granted. Mit
chell was attended by the officer of tbe
guard and tws sentries. He attracted no
attention, and spoke very little.
The Herald's Quebec correspondent says,
the Canadians have already to a certain
extent initiated proceedings which their
delegates in the Detroit Commercial Con
vention hinted would be the result of the
non-renewal by the United States of the
Reciprocity Treaty. This was nothing less
than the throwing open of their ports along
the border, - and encouragement of the
smuggling now carried onto an almost un
limited extent along the frontier, with the
knowledge and consent (it is said) of the
Ministry. The cor reeponden t describes the
-uuuikiuu ox tne provinces as very un
promising, and taxes and other burdens
are too heavy. The prospect is so poor
that thousands ot inhabitants have already
sold out and emigrated to the far West
Beal estate has fallen 75 per cent, on value
within the past eighteen months, and it is
estimated that in the city ot Toronto alone
there are thirteen hundred empty tene
NEW YORK, Aug. 25.
The Tribune's Washington special says
The flooring and side boxes of Ford's The
atre have all been removed and only the
onca waus remain standing, all the wooden
material will be replaced by brick and iron
in order to render the building fire-proof.
The World's special says that Mont
gomery Blair speaks at Clarksville, Mis
souri, in a few days. He will be bitter on
certain officials, probably Seward and
b tan ton.
BALTIMORE, August 25.
Last night about midnight the steamer
George Leary, Captain Blakeman, from
Baltimore for Norfolk, with one hundred
passengers and a heavy freight, came in
collision, eff Cove Home, with the pro
pelier Bea Gull, of the new outside sea
line from New York to Baltimore. Steam
er Leary was cut down to the water edge,
but the shifting of cargo lifted her injured
part above the water line and prevented
her from sinking. Passengers and U
gage were transferred to the Sea Gull and
reached here this afternoon. The Leary
was lowed into tire river.
The chief steward of the Leary was lost
overboard. The chambermaid and a dsr-b.
hand were badly injured. The latter, it is
MINISTER TO DENMARK.
WASHINGTON, August 25.
Ex-Congressman George H. Yeoman, of
Kentucky, has been appointed Minister to
Mr. Maurice Delfosee was presented by
the Secretary of Slate to the President, to
day, in quality of Minister Resident of
His Majesty King ot the Belgians. On
delivering his credentials, he said : It was
his first duty, and ho was hsppy to fulfill
t to express assorancea of the constant
friendship of the King, and to express the
wishes of His Majesty fer his personal hap
piness, and for the prosperity and well-
being of the United States, as well as for
himself. The Minister s aid, he should
have no other object ia endeavoring to
deserve the President's favorable regards,
and mt it tain friendly relations between
Belgium and the United Mates, and to
draw more closely the ties of friendship
which exist between the two countries.
The President replied:
Mb. Dbltossb: I receive you with
pleasure as the representative of the King
Belgium, and I hope you may find your
residence here satisfactory and agreeable
Your sovereign has performed promptly
many friendly effijes for the United States,
sad ha was thoraforo- bald ia high respect
and esteem among the American people.
union racmu xtaji.u .
General Ekin advertises the closing sales
Government stock in September next
Twenty-five thousand animals, without a
single interruption, have been sold under
direction during the present month,
the entire proceeds of which amounted to
more than $4,000,000.
Foreign emigration to the,United States,
the six months ending June, comprised
V 76,000 persons, of whom 42,000 ate
The monthly report of the Agricultural
Department for August says : The returns
correspondence are very full and show a
slight falliig off In the wheat crop in the
New England and Middle States some
thing over half a million ; a loss of about
one and three-quarter million bushels in
the States of Maryland and Delaware, and
deficiency of twenty million bushels in
the Northern and Northwestern States. ;
The com crop exhibits the greatest pro
mise ; it is everywhere gooo.
The potatoe crop is almost aa 'promising
that of corn, the other crops harvested
will be all right for domestic purposes, and
that of oats will be very large. The pros
pect, therefore, is of injury to the wheat
crop, which will be more than compensa
ted tor by the excellence of other crops.
Tobacco if the only one which exhibits a
general falling off In the amount planted
The heavy revenue which the manufac
tured produces and the apprehension of a
tax on leaf, are assigned by some of the
correspondents as the reason for the di
minished production. The amount of wool
Increase of sheep are shown by the
table to be in like proportionate in advance
that they have exhibited since 1861.
The Report says of the rebellion, to this
just interest and prosperity which the
lawi under the high tariff failed to accom
Wirs trial to-day, Mr Baker moved to
strike out the name of James White from
the charge of conspiracy, for reason that
White's christian name was no oorrscthr
given, but the uourt overruled tne mo
tion, thus deciding that the Judge Advo
cate was privileged to amend it.
Newspaper reports that-the, President
has stopped extending pardons are contra
dicted by the fact that to-day he has grant
NEW YORK, August 25.
The Herald has the following special
Ia the Canadian Parliament last night
Opposition offered the following reso
lution which, after a fierce debate of six
hours, the Ministerial party voted down
by 78 to 25
Resolved, That the renewal ot the reci
procity treaty witn toe uniiea etatee is
regarded by the people ot this irovince as
an object of the utmost importance, and to
secure this object, as well as to augment
trade and advance the prosperity of the
Province, it is expedient that the work of
enlarging the Welland and St, Lawrence
canals should not be postponed, but should
be pressed in preference to any other work
involving any considerable expense to the
NEW YORK, August 25.
A fire this afternoon, caused by the spon
taneous combustion of some signal lights,
occurred. Loss $15,000, insured $10,000.
A woman named Catherine Cleves, work
ing in a fur store above, was killed. A
man " named John Farser was fatally
burned. All the others in the building are
supposed to have escaped, though some
insist that there are a number of bodies
under the ruins. The woman above
named has been married but a few months,
and the scene was very affacting when tha
remains were recognized by tha husband.
Yesterday Evening's Edition.
RURIAL OF OUR DEAD AT ANDERSONVILLE.
NEW YORK, August 25.
. The Tribune's special says Captain
James M. Meore, Assistant Quartermaster,
who left here on the 8th of July last for
Andersonville, Georgia, for the purpose of
giving ueceni ouruu to tne remains ot our
murdered heroes, returned to this city this
morning, having successfully accomplished
the object of his visit. The Captain re
ports that he arrived at Andersonville on
the 25th ult, after having experienced
considerable difficulty in procuring trans
portation tor nimselt ana his party of me
chanics, and the work of painting
and lettering the head beards for the
graves was immediately commenced and
nnisned, occupying nearly the whole time
party's stay. There ware 18,000
uoau-uuoxua set up, ana all appropri
ately Uttered, giving the names, and as
fir as known the regiment and company
of the deceased. The Captain found the
graves nearly all marked with a neatly
uamteu staae, numoerea. tne numbers
on the stakes corresponding with a record
kept in the hospital of the prison, giving
the names of those buried. The Jcemetery
i.auuut mi. y sens in extent ana nearly
three hundred yards from the stockade. .
- Tha dead were all buried in trenches,
uv ,u uuujr uxn over one hundred in a
trench, with mounds oyer each body, thus
forming graves. A neat white fence has
been erected around the cemetery, and tha
piace maae to look ss inviting as possible.
Pleasant walks are being laid out which
are to be shaded by trees.
Captain M. says the country for miles
around Andersonville is almost devoid of
verdure of all sands except rank weeds.
stunted pines, and live oaks. The climate
is considered extremely unhealthy, and the
"eat is intense during the day, and the
heavy dews falling at night penetrating
. ua party ana saturating their
blankets. Just before the nartv left a fl
staff was planted, and the American colors
were thrown to the breeze, and a snrwrin.
Kjuaeut appointed to vaxe charge of the
cemetery, and a guard has been placed
over the grounds by Gen. Gibbon, com-
manuinK ins military iorcea in tha rmn
Every care is to be taken that the rravea oi
our braves shall not be disturbed.
Within the inclosure of the stockade
are sheds about 50 feet in length and 18 in
width. There were no sides to tbe so-called
tenements, but they were merely upright
poles supporting the roof of the stockade.
All the buildings are to remain standing
until they fall by decay as fit monument
of the henious crimes committed within
Miss Sara Barton, the philanthropic
lady, who accompanied them, for the pur
pose of collecting evidence of the where.
bouts of our missing men, returned with
Captain Moore's party.
One of the party, a clerk, died from
typhoid fever and was buried in the ceme
tery. There were about 5,000 buried by the
rebels of whom no record was kept, and
consequently their remains could not be
The remains of only one body wars
found unburied, the rest having been in
terred in the earth.
NEW YORK, August 25. [...]
NEW YORK, August 25. [...] NEW YORK, August 25.
leans, has arrived.
The steamer Ocean Queen brings San
Francisco papers of August 3d.
The steamer Brother Jonathan, from
San FrancisTO July 28th, for Portland,
Oregon, and Victoria, with between 200
and 300 passengers, was totally lost near
Camp Lincoln, Oregon, July 80th. Only
fourteen men and one woman were saved.
Among the passengers were Brig. Gen.
Wright and family; Lieut, Waits: Bar-
geon A. In graham of the army; Captain
Chaddick of the revenue service. No par
Gen. Wright was en route to take com
mand of the Department of Columbia,
lb. nrrate Shenandoah had destroyed
the bark Susan Abigail, near the Gulf of
It seems the Susan A. had San Francisco
papers of the 10th of July, containing ac
counts of the collapse ef the rebellion, but
Waddeil would not credit them as they
came from Northern papers, and announo
ed his intention of burning every Ameri
can vessel he could find. After destroying
the Susan A. the pirate went toward Bea
ring straits and the Arctic Ocean.
At oi. .Lawrence island he burned the
ship Gen. Williams, of New London, and
next morning ournea nve more vessels.
The bark Gen. Pike had arrived at San
Francisco with the crews of tha seven ves
sels, via: brig Susan Abigail, ship Gen.
Williams, bark W. U. Nye, ol new Bed
ford, bark Gipsey, of New Bedford; barks
Catharine, Nimrod and Isabella, all of
Paroled prisoners report that Capt. Nye, i
of the Abigail, - must have succeeded in
otilying some vessels of the proximity ot
the pirate, as tour were seen putting back
soon after, and, with those notified by the
Gen. Pike, some 13 were turned back. The
Gen. Pike was bonded by the pit at for
$45,000, and 271 officers and men of the
destroyed whale ships put on board for
San Francisco. Among those turned back
by the Gen. Pike were the Addison Pierce
and Canton Packet, both of New Bedford.
It is believed the pirate will certainly de-
troy 50 mora vessels, as they were all to
to the northward The bark Richmond
was also warned oft, and sailed from Plover
Bay for the Sandwich Islands.
In consultation with Capt. Smith, of
the ship Wm. Johnson, the pirate asked for
news. Capt Smith replied that President
had been assassinated. I was prepared to
hear that said, the pirate exultin gly, but he
would not believe that Leo had surren
dered. Among the people on tha Shenan
doah was an Englishman, who claimed to
be prospecting for fine vessels to put on a
line between Australia and New Zealand,
and probably would purchase soma of tha
captures made by the pirate. The officers
of the Shenandoah talked of arming two
of the whalers, to go up and destroy wha
lers where they could not get, and were
very desirous to enlist the captured crews,
and in some instances being successful in
An English vessel, laden with coal, was
seen by tbe ship A. M. Grafford, bound
for the Shenandoah. . - gbsj
A new Westminster dispatch of the
twentieth of July, announces the
arrival of Colonel Charles S. Balkley and
party, who would soon proceed up the
The Pacific warehouse in Ban Francisco
was burned on the 2d inst, . Loss a quarter
of a million.
A Salt Lake dispatch, dated July 30th,
savsthe telegraph operator reports that
the Indians have carried off five miles of
tbe wire west of Piatt Bridge, on the 26th
ult. Two hundred Indians attacked tbe
post at Piatt Bridge. There was heavy
skirmishing. Many Indians were killed.
Lieutenant Collins, of Uompany G, 11th
Ohio, and twenty-seven men were killed.
Lieut. Collins was killed while leading a
charge, by 200 Kansas troops against some
600 Indians, xne inaians nave gone
South. A regiment of cavalry was soon
expected to pursue the Indians. Tha
telegraph line will be repaired as soon as
wire can be procured.
Gen. Rosecrana received a most enthu
siastic welcome in San Francisco.
The steamer Ocean Queen brings nearly
a million in treasure and a large lot of pas
NEW YORK, August 25.
' The Herald's special says: Judge Coch
rane and other gentlemen, represent tha
work of reconstruction in Georgia pro
gressing satisfactorily and Union men here
are confident the people of Georgia will
accede to all conditions and settle the prin
ciple of negroes right to vote, subject to
such restrictions aa are imperatively de
manded. Southern man at present in
Washington; coincide in the belief that -transition
from slave to free labor will
produce but little trouble. -
Maj. Gen. Crockett ol Iowa, is seriously
Ulat Willarda. . . J
- Gen. Spinner, of the Treasury Depart
ment, hat taken a month's leave of absenna
for the first time in four years.
Returns from No. 1 Precinct in Prince
Georgea County, Md., show 130 out of ISO
votes have been disfranchised by the war.
Upwards of 50 government pensioners
at the south have applied for a renewal of
their pensions, stopped during the war, but
only three aavebeea granted.
; New pension agents are soon to be ap
pointed in tha Southern States.
The Richmond eorree pondent of the Her
ald states r That developments are partly
made which' allege questionable transac
tions with government funds on the part
of Lieut. Coi. Kinney. It is alleged that
he has paid men in 7:308 and that tha
banks have charged a discount on redeem
ing them, thus making large sums for both,
the banks and himself. It is stated that ha
bas thus made from 80 to 60,000 dollars.
He has been ordered to Washington to be
Gen. Curtis, commanding at Lynchburg,
has ascertained the whereabouts ot 78,800
dollars of bullion, formerly belonging to
the so-called Rebel Government. It ap
pears it was appropriated by government
agents, to whom it was entrusted Uptake it
to the interior, who have been arrested as
they had succeeded in spending all but
Tha Timet special dispatch says, Msjor
General Wilson, the cavalry leader of tha
southwest, ia expected in Washington on
Tbe Herald's special says: Ex-Congressman
H. B. Van Valkenburgb, acting Com
missioner in the absence ot Judge Cooley
of the Indian Bureau, acctmpsnied by
General Curtis, one of the delegates ap
pointed to visit tha Northwestern Indian
tribes, left ior New tork last evening for
the purpose of selecting a suitable assort
ment of presents to be given to tha Indian
dalagate at the approaching council to be
held with them.
NEW YORK, August 25.
Constantinaple editor of the Tribune
writing under date of Aug. 2d, says: When
x wrote two weeks since it had just become
apparent that we were to be scourged with
Cholera. The official returns then r.
ported fifteen cases a day. The epidemic
is now fairly upon us with all its horrors.
The official reports give tha number nf
deaths at 250 a day. But it is nlsin ennnr-h
from the numoer of dead and dying seen
in the streets that th s is far below the real
mortality in tne cit-, and it does not in
clude at all tha mili ry garrison of some
60,000 men, among whom it is understood
to be raging. Twenty-six dead bodies were
carried by my office window vestflrdav.
What would be tha mnrtalitv in
York, the population ot which is less than
uiau taat ot Constantinople, if twenty
five dead bodies were carried in a d.
through Lafayette Place alone for example.
do not think the deaths can now tali
short of 500 to 600 a day, and they prob
ably exceed this number.
CAIRO, August 25.
Three hundred bales of cotton arrived
Cairo yesterday. Also 4,000 bales for
Evansvilie, 12 for Louisville, and 42 for
CAIRO, August 25. From Texas---The Fourth Corps.
ISDIAHOLA,- TlX AS, t
August 9, 1865.
Dear Lxadib: Naturalists have de
monstrated that all animated nature eats.
drinks and sleeps, and as we, The Fourth
Corps, have done little else for seven weeks,
have not reported 1L Now that a little
marching ;is interspersed I grasp the ex-
cuaa to chronicle divers little episodes.
mbttr, X dilated Ma.hu uooa ril&
lutariM Knw. from a small Quantity de
composed by chemical action, suiCuient
caloric had been evolved to render digest
ible the amount of that scrofulous sub
stance known as pork, which ia dealt out
a day's ration; and the indications of
the tiar pertaining thereto. The General
commanding at first levied a tax upon
various regiments. This proving very
unsavory, and resulting in little, a new
method was resorted to for assuaging tha
grief ana nuiug u.- r..u.. r u. ..ht
proprietor. Details were made from tha
various regiments composing tha guilty
division the First and, in charge of
officers, they were marched out to tha
cypress swamps, armed with axes and
saws, for the purpose of replacing the miss,
rails. On tha first day nothing was
accomplished, as enough implements could
be obtained from the various planta
tions. The second day's work demon
strated the character of the order which,
consigned them to this duty. At night
enough rails were manufactured to
fence a pig-sty, all the valuable timber
the swamp had been destroyed, and
the axes, saws, and other tools taken
out, broken. -
I have spoken of this tpropot to stating
chasgt in tha programme of the move
ments of the divisions of the corps
Somebody in power naturally got exceed
wroth at this procedure, and it ig
equally natural that he should desire sat
isfaction, and take the first available meth
od of getting it. Now, up to this time,
First Division had been favored as a
"peculiar people." The post of honor was
always theirs. The order was issued for
shipment to Texas. San Antonio is tha
most desirable post in this State, conse
quently tha First Division was registered
San Antonio, as I informed you. Fret
to, change t The Third Division goes to
San Antonio, and the First to Victoria, a
small, "one-horse" town some forty miles
The beet laid aehesMe a Bice as bob
ttaog aft agiey."
All the sea-port towns in this Depart-
mant are garrisoned by detachments of
the Twenty-fifth Corps, composed of col
ored troops. This throws upon them the
onus of loading and unloading all stores
received for the white troops in the in
terior. Two days since there were eight deaths
from cholera in town. As it is the spor
adic, and not the more deadly Asiatic
species, it is thought it can be controlled.
Tbe weather ia one uninterrupted stream
concentrated hotness, though refreshing
breezes are almost constantly playing, bit
still in the shade, drink claret, and will
J. B. H.
A Funny Wager.
The Ashtabula Sentinel gives the follow
ing account of the payment of a wager by
tha proprietor of tha American House at
"Ball op the 23s. The boys of tha
23J, and others who attended the ball at
Thompson's on Thursday evening last, re
port a capital time of it. Last winter one
the boys wagered with Thompson, a
party for the Company, that the war would
be over by the 4th of July. Thompson
lost tha bet but enjoys the peace. So the
boys reported for tha ball. The 'Ameri
can' man is pretty hard to beat ; and when
the ball opened, he undertook to make
deadheadt of the fellows that the rebels
eould'nt whip any how, and not a man of
them could buy a ticket. Still they danced
and enjoyed themselves and laid out to beat
John by strategy; which they pretty well
effected by waking Mrs. T, who by tha
way is a model landlady, a present of $50.
Mrs. T. acknowledges the compliment.
John 'acknowledges beat,' "