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iXATlO. Al. V.MO.V Til RUT.
( or ju.t.vUH.
i For Vire President,
' ' , , . 01' TUt'NE&SHi:.
, . , Presidential Election, NovetuWr Mil, 1801.
is liberated from llis bondS'
5jiin.v youJwoulllToj ; ncdliy net of wnr; and the armies ifflj
liheinmontF nnjl less 1 tlflf fiehLare J?ntitlikl tomll his assist
loan, j ou mice in labor and lighting in addition '
1H DO Na- In i1li iirmint- miiilnu nf tin. Ktntfiu. i
tionni uanii at mum, any banker will ; l!th. This bidding and bantering for
obtain it for yon without clnrge. and redruifiVwhitc aiid black, has delayed
Address to Hie Women of a
l"lv,y.pu UULUUSW&t cq)miit,tho.cnd,i.the roinforcaniont-of our- armios-at the
oi MX inonlliH as ii l
I form of remittanco lo
VMU.V STATU Tll ICliT,
JOHN GREGORY SMITH,
f' ' .' Or 8T. AIJ1ANS.
t iw Licit. Governor,
.. OK WATEI'.UUIIV.
11 ' For Treasurer,
JOHN B. PAGE,
, i ron coMaiEss.
District Frkdeiuck E. "Wood
abridge, of VorgenneK.
Second District Justin ' S. Moriuli,
Third District PoiiTfs Baxter of Dor-
fitnto Election, September fith, 1801.
as n most couvenn
lilM c.it.v enrtes.
i pondont. Tf you wish to borrow nino
ly cents on tho dollar upon il, you
have tho highest security iii the mar
ket to do it with. If you wish to .sell,
it will bring' within u fraction of cost
and interest at any moment. It will
bo very handy to have in tho houso.
ITS CPNVI1RTIIUI.1TY INTO A SIX 1'EU CENT.
Iloro comes the advantage that must
not bo lost sight of. At the expiration
of throe 3'oars n holder of tho notes of
this -7-00 loan has tho option of accept
ing payment in full or of funding his
notes in u six per cent, gold interest
bond, tho principal payable in not less
than live nor more than twenty years
from its date as tho Govarniuant 111113
elect. For six months past, these
bonds have mnyrd at an iiverngo pre
mium of about light per cent, in the
Now York market, and have sold at
109 to-day ( July 2K. ; cforo tho war,
U. S. six per cent, stocks sold at a
much higher rate and wore once
bought up by tho U. S. Treasury under
UXIO.V COUNTY T1CKKT.'
" Far fritator. , ' ,
. WOUTmNfiTON O. HMITir. fit. Alli.iti',1
XOHMAX K. WOOD, llakervrtold, i '
..WILMAM H. liUDLKi:, lloikHliirt;
Assiffant Jutl'jt't, , .
' ,"5tOMEO II. 7IOYT, SI. Alb.ns,
JiOYAh T. lilNanAr, I'lctclier.
Stnttis Attanirj, H
. , .JUI.IAK II. DKWEY, St. Albann. 1
. , u. , Hhtriff,
ItENaSELAEIl 11. S1IEHMAX, St. Albans..
EPHltAIM tOHUSS, Ilicliford.. ,
Judge of Jgj-qbutc,
AMOS J. SAMSOSTst. AlbanH. , ,
-. n , 'i ... , . iL,
The Coining Election.
At tho ' State, District and Countj'
Conventions', committees were duly rip-
i.T liJ . .. J i 1 1 1 .. j ! i
mes when such reinforcements would
have enabled us to make our successes
7th. Tho law is an experiment which,
pending witr, a unwise and unsafe, ahd
has dclayed'tho universal draft which
I firmly bolidvo will become neccssar3
to overcome the vvido spread rosistaneo
offered us; anil I also believo the uni
versal draft will be wise and beneficial;
for under tho Providenco of God it
will separate 'the sheep from the goats,
and uenlb'tistrato what citizens will
fight for tlldir country, and what will
No one will infer from this that "I
am not a friend to the negro as well
as tho white race; I contend that
tho treason and rebellion of the mas
ter freed the' slave, and the armies I
havo commaiiflod hae conducted to
safe points more negroes than tlloso Of
an3' general bflicor in tho armj1; but I
prefer negroes for pioneers, teamsters,
i cooks and sorynnts; others gradually
1 to experiment in tho art of tho soldier,
beginning with the duties of local gar
risons, such hs' wo had at INTemvlhift,
the women ofacw
Tn ti war like ours, which involves
tho life and prosperity of a wholo na
tion, every patriotic citizen ow'es to the
eoihitrv, tho iro'atufct bossibla amount
J2l.je.rYice, JL'lio oxpcriouco of tho last
three years seems to prove conclusively
that this is as true for tho women of
tho land as for the men. Though, in
tho order of civilization, they are not
called to engage actively in the strife,
yet theirs is a more important work,
limited only by the extent and duration
of tho war itself.
lJut while the great work of soldiers'
relief must not be suspended for a
moment, tho time when united action
in a new direction seems to bo needed.
The oXeo's of our imports over our ox
ports has long threatened the most se
rious consequences even tho financial
rum oi our country. Uf tneso impor- i
ted goods women are very lame con
w ..i u mm V
TZ XT. T7T - W -T1
.;3 ni'lielns art we deoln iieenRRnrv fni- lionlfli
'A and domforl. vet. to civo the nrdference
our own country.
(Signed) Mrs. Charles G. Loring,
hs. Chas. 13. Guild, and olliers.,
A I'ituNcii Yn:w or Guant's Cam
l'Aiox. Gon. Grant, in Virginia, is per
suing his laborious career. Tho vig
orous blows which he struck in tho be
ginning to weaken his enemy while
thrusting him buck, ho has followed
by a series of skillful nialieuvreS, the
results of which it is already eas3' to
perceive. It suffices for thiB to read
attentively tho correspondence of tho
Moniteur. At firstit showed tho north
ern goneral in danger of losing his com
munication with a too distant base.
Tho next day tho dispatches announced
to us that Grant, as far-sighted as these
otlieial strategists, had transported his
i buso of operations on tho rivers, at first
to Port Royal, now to the James river,
through which ho receives in abun-
r. u t
FIIi:aiquaiiti:iis AiimY PotomacM
August 12, 180 1. j
Gen. Uurnsido was
comrii?tiid last evening
relieved of his
for tho pose
'.session of that r...,i.. lCst
tlf....l.- lit , .
ftonus nauington tlii
,'H! there is littl.t ,1l?t . "yi
it changes aro iroiiiL' on in'n.l11'?'
V.V'llil.ll..'V. ...uv - o . . .. ... I'" ' " ' WH,Vfly .Y J Ah.
To Mq,'. Gen. Dir.: b' iU'
'1 he following pOicml report of tl,rt
rreikler of Fort Gaines. ntl,l ld
sumers. Jlitherto it has been of small
tho now inanufi.elured those articles of ! dlincc revisions, inunitions and rein-
hlxury and elegance with which women
havo adorned thoir houses and them
selves. But that time is past. The
humanity and tho Christianity of the
i 1 .1.! T i .. 1 . ..V.M
spqcial.act of Congress at a premium i Vi-ksburg, 'Natchez, Naslivilk
pointed to pa3' particular attention to
(ho requirements of the present polit-
icaLcanvass to distributo votes and
documents, and make duo arrange
ments for the success of the respective
State, District and County tickets.
"Wo fear th'ftt tho duty so imposed upon
them (and it is an important one ovcrv
year, and especially every presidential'! bought bonds at
year), is 'in jeopardy of being over
looked' in tho ,'uH-absorbing interest
which attaches to .tho current move
ments of tho war and the impending
draft. Wo say then, with emphasis,
ihat it would savor neither of prudence
of not less than twenty per cent. There
is no doubt that this option of conver
sion is worth at least two or three per
ccnt.,por annum to tho subscriber to
the loan, thus increasing tho actual
rato of interest to about ton per cent.
Notes of tho same class issued three
years ago, aro now selling at a premi
um that fully proves tho correctness of
this, statement. ,.. -
ITS KXIJMITION TllOJI 'STATU Oil MUNICll'AI.
But from aside' frbni all 'the advan
tages' W6 havo enumerated, a special
Act of Congress t'wempt.i alt Ikmds and
Treasury notes from heal ta-ralioh.- ( On
the average this exemption is' worth
nboitt tw6 per cent: per annum, ac
cording to the rate of taxation in va
rious parts of tho country. Can great
er inducements bo asked for than those
we have enumerated?
Tho Secrctaty of the Treasmy has
boon told that lie must "Imy money at
tho highest rate necessary to command
it;" that ho should sell his obligations
"for what they would bring," so as to
lead tho market; but tho Secretary
will do no such thing. If Sin-lock
DO in August, ho
would demand a concession of another
ton per cent, in September, and twen
ty in October, until ho would finally
offer to lend only the interest and keep
tho" principal. If Government securi
ties are Worth anything, they are rich
ChattauoOKa; but I Mould not
on tho p06r lace for too largo a pio
pOrtion of its active,, athletic young
men, for sonio must; remaih to seek
jiew homes and provido for'tlio old
!md j'ouiig the feeble, and helpless.
These aro some of tn' peculiar no
lions, but I assure you they arc shared
by a largo proportion of bur fighting
You may 'show this to tho agents bf
other Sprites in the same business as
yourself, I am, .c',
(Signed) T. V. SHERMAN,
' L. M. DAYTONyAidc-de:Camp.
fige demand a speedy and a righteous
termination of the war. To effect this
ovory energy must be brought to bear
in one direction ; and woman's dress
an(i can no longor bo regarded as a matter
dfaw I ot tftsto merely- it Ukas its place today
on the plan;- of Jolty patriotism, side
by side with the great question of the
Fellow equut-woiiion, is it not so ?
Wo ask you to give tho matter j-our
most earnest consideration. Permit us
to cito a, few figures and facts. Tho val
ue of our exports for the year ending
Juno 30, 18(51, was $22S,G),J,18G. The
valuo of our imports, for the same pe
riod, wa$aSG,5!l8,'ir)o-; leaving a bal
ance against us of $57,8l)S,(51'J. This
balance must bo paid in gold, at what
ever cost of premium. In that year,
somo Of the items of import were, in
round numbers, as follows
forceinents. Another time, formidable
lines of defense woro encountered, pre
pared b Leo in advanco, and it was
predicted that the cruel obstinacy of
liis enemy would sacrifice in vain tlieir
thousands of htilnan lives. Shortly
after, however, it was necessaiy to ac
knowledge that Lee, tlanked, had been
forced to evacuate successively, and
almost without fighting, the positions
It was reported that the enemy woro
moving with the intention of making a
Jlank attack; tho report is bcliovcd to
Everything at headquarters is per-
Considerable firing has been kept up ! Now Orleans, August 0th, has been
all night on the ceiitro and right.
Yesterday morning heavy firing was .
heard in tho direction of tho James1
It was reported that thero had been
an attack by somo rebels on a scouting
party of Gen. Butlor, who were cutting
a canal across a small peninsula on tho
About a dozen deserters came in
yesterday, two of whom wore cavalry
men with all their accoutrements.
Washington, Aug. 15.
Tho following dispatches havo been
received by tho Navy Dopartmout:
Flagship Hartford, Mobile Hay, Aug.
Sir: I have tho honor to report to
tho department that this morning I
entered Mobilo Bivy, passing between
forts Morcan and Gaines, encounter-
iin , . v , ... i
rendered useless. It was then anuonnc- nB 1110 " "V1 rnm AonneBHoo gain
ed tons that Grant, crowded in the ats of tlio enemy, viz: tlio belma,
swamns of tho Chiekahominv. fimnd Morgan and Games. Iho attacking
himself in the critical situation from
Commencement at Middlelmrj
Middlobury College has just closed
its sixtj'-fourth annivorsary, Tho ex
ercises were opened by tho Baccalau
reate sermon of President Labarcc, on
Sunday aftonioon, August 7. On
Tuesday morning Ralph Waldo Emer
son, Esq., delivered one of his charac
teristic addresses to a largo audience.
In tho afternqon Rqv. Truman M, Post,
D. D., of St.. Louis, addressed the ro
ligious society in an earnest and ablo
manner, on tho new life upon which
America is about entering. In tho
ovening tho Prize Exhibition occurred.
Commencement ilay witnessed .a
ues ar e u ,v , yy - , - Wdfeiiee aSse'mbl6tl 'llihiflias
lv worth all their face calls for m gold, , , rni,
, and tho country is not so poor in spir- - - "7
v 0., p
lit. ii bo if iiinrn flmn oidinarv
1 1 11
is bht a liniited supply cl.jcck- 'anate, wo no,
ing investment at m.y time n d the but (wm BL JJzra
LTOVei IllUL'IlL UliL'in IU JUIJ lllJVllllJ 1U1
itsnso. 1 At the rato of seven and tlirec
tcntlva per cent, per annuiri, to saj'
nor natnotim to neclect tho solemn , :i : .. t ,.i....: t I cises
L -0 j iii vji m imiou iva iu niiwiiijLb iu un.i r,i.v.ii ... If
Tliw.1i Invnlrno Mm i,lr.,-i1n i 1 ..n Cl...lnnl- 1 A n .1 1 'P1ir.in LllOUC5lll' .tO
-.llii'T ,,ii. uuiviivn ,wv.i, ...v i..w,i,u ftiil;! UltU U111U1.IV ltl.111. llllirc. j-.i.iv
of Yermont'on'tho (1th day of Soptem
Jjer. Although tho election then trans
pinng is not ot sncli nnportailco
th one m Joycmbcr, 'et Vermont will
undoubtedly sec that her record.is fair
iu , nil ir&npaain,- and tlmt iho (Iclibanito
wishes of her citizens are fully
pressed at the ballot box.
Manufacturers of tilk f23,nofl.nnn
Laces and imbrcudirjv i.000,000
Jewolrj and tlato l,"n0,(Kl(l .
bolls and Iiivb 4H0,(K1 1
l'liathiTH ami flnivi rs fi(),00i) I
HatN and botnu'tH l.MO.OOO
Cotton good", IncluiIliiB trimming',
thread and Acrv Roods 17,000.(100
Soap, porfmnqd and otlu r 100,000
Wool and wnrtt-d, manufaoturcil 25,000,000
Of those nrticles, women are by far
tho largest eonsumors. Shall wo stop
tho demand for them,' nnd add an an
nual power of sovonty-two millions of
dollars at tho present price of gold,
mora than one hundred and fifty mil
lions to tho strength of our country,
in this time of trial ?
But it is, perhaps, "in diminishing
importation, wo diminish tho Govern
ment revenue." Iri answer to this, wo
would quote from a letter of Messrs.
Hoopor and luce upon tho subject.
fleet was under waj' by 5. -15 a. ra.f in
tho following order:
The Brooklyn with tho Octorora on
tho port side, tho Hartford with tho
I Mctacomot, tho Pichmond with the
Port Royal, tho Lachawanna with tho
Seminole, tho MonOngahela with tho
Tecumsoh, the Ossipeo with tholtasco
and the Oneida with Galena. On tho
starboard of tho fleet was tho proper
position of tho monitors or iron-clads.
The wind was light from tho south
west, and tho sky was cloudy with yerj
Fort Morgan opened upon us at tcii
minutes past seven o'clock, and soon
aftor this tho action became lively.
As we steamed up tho main ship chan
nel there was some difficulty ahead,
which McClellan had so much difficulty ,
in extricating his armj This was verv j
inaccurate; but, which cuts short rt.il i
reasoning, Grant did not stop in these
swamps, but, pursuing his vast move
ment with a success equal to his bold
ness, he transported Ins army from the
right bank of the James river to the
south of Fviehmond. There, in an im
pregnable position, resting ou a fiver,
under tho protection of his artillery, his
rear free, his supplies secured, com
bined withButler and Averill.extending
a hand from a distance to Hunter, oc
cupying the railroads that supplied
the (jnemy, ho threatens to isolate Rich
mond itself and Lee's army from the
nflm ulnlnc rvf flin nrm frwlnrnnv flint 1Q
to say, to reduce them by famine, like 1C Hrtfuril passed ou ahead tho
v,'ri.-fci,uv T., t,io c-;t,,nf ;,,r, ir,nrtVi,.t. isrooKivn
ual assaults, like those which ho made
for'two di3'B on the lines of Petersburg,
or partial checks, like that announced
by tho last dispatches, may retard the
Diuitimu vi a'uii, v a lees, nnu itm
abandonment of Fort Powell ,ii '?
Ill lift tmnn ...
. . . . . -vy.il i .
ccived lrom aim. Uen. Caiibvi
1-ort Gaines with GOJfftnmissionll
officers and 818 enlisted men J with iu
armament, 2G guns intact and provis.
ions for twelvo months, lma surrcU
dored unconditionally-, It was oceu
pied by our forces at 8o"tlockycstcraav
morning. Fort Powell was abandoned
its garrison escaping to Cedar Point'
Its armament, 18 guns, is in condition
for immcdiato service.
Gen. Granger will immediately in
vest Fort Morgan, leaving a garrison
in forts Gaines and Powell.
A letter from tho Army of tho Poto
macdatntll'Jth says a deserter from
the Alabama, who formerly- lived, m
Massachusetts, and was consmptel
into tho rebel armj", camo into our
lines yesterday. Ho sirys Kerbbaras
division of Longstreet's corps passed
inrougn mciimonu on us way to the
Valloy.aceompauicd by a largo ammuni
tion train, and heard a prom.ru nt, uf.
iicer say that Leo had also gone in
that direction. Ho also reports that
the enemy is mining on our front, 20
men beiug detailed at a time to work.
Heavy tiring was hoard id Butler's L
partment tins morning.
E. M. STANTOX,
Secretary of War
Indianai'Olis, Aug. 15,
Thrco steamers loaded with govern
ment cattle wcro captured by looo
rebels near Shawncotown, 111., Safnr
day night. At last accounts tho rehe
were ferrying tho cattle across the
Kentucky river, but it is Bupposedthat
thoy will not cross into Indiana.
Forces have been stationed alone tha
Ohio river to prevent their cross.n
tho Indiana border.
final success without rendering it
probable. Hcvue Kalionale.
l?? . .iiit Passengers arrivinp
At dO minutes past seven o clock the blinv In(iinna, say ,1
lomtor lecumseh was struck by a n,b cavftlr . forc0 is t
)ipedo and sunk, going down with all derBori .v. Our ga
the ofiicers nnd crew with exception of
tho pilot and eight or ten men, who
were saved by a boat 1 sent from the
Mctacomet, which was alongside mo.
Tho Hartford had passed the forts
beforo eight o'clock, and finding ury
solf raked by the rebel gunboats I or
dered the Motacomet to east oil' and go
in pursuit of them, one of which, the
nothiii" of tho collateral advantages,
it is the strongest borrower in tho
market, nnd even feeling of interest,
as well us patriotism and duty, should
induce our readers to invest in its
flcn. Sherman on Negro Troops.
Mr. SpoonCr, agent for recruiting for
Massachusetts in Gen. Sherman's de
partment, lately received from that of
ficer tho following romarkablo letter,
sotting fortK in a clear, shrowd nnd
blunt manner, characteristic of tho man,
tho General's opinions on tho mission
which' Mr. Spooner and so many
other gentlemen uro at present on
gaged. Tho irony of tho second para
graph is highly amusing:
Heaixj'b Militauy DiviBioy or MtbSissiiTi,
Iu tho Field near Atlanta, (la.,
John A. Spooner, litq., Agent for the
Commonwealth if Massachusetts, Nash
Sir. Yours from Chattanooga, July
28, is received, notifying mo of your
appointment by your Stato as Liouten-ant-Colonel
and Provost Marshal of
Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi, nn
dor tho act of Congress approved July
1, 1864, to recruit volunteors to bo
credited to tho States rospoetivebj.
On applying to Gen. Webster at
Nashvillo, ho will grant you a pass
through our lines to thoso States, and,
I have had considerable experienco
.The Government Loan.
Iii recent issues of tho Transqiiut wo
havo called attention to tho imperative j
necessity of furnishing at onco and in
ample amount "tho sinows of war."
In our columns will bo found tio ad
yqrtisemeut for tho new 7-150 Govern
ment Loan, to which wo carnesth call
attention. Tho subjoined article from
tho Now York Fxanlincr, in relation to
the "United States bonds, presents in a
forciblo manner tho advantages of such
nnjinvostmcnt. It is at onco a patri- j
otic and profitublo mode of employing
inono3 Those who tako tho loan got
a largo interest and ;do patriotic ser
vice for their countiy.
ilany.ottho advantages of this loan
nru apparent . on thoir face, but thero
are others that will bo best understood
after consideration. Among them
, ITS AUSOLUTK SECUUITY.
-Nearly' all active credits aro now
based on Government securities. Banks
ofissuo nnd Savings banks hold them
in largo- quantities, in 11111113' cases,
moro than tho entire amount of their
capitals and tho3 hold them as tho
very best and strongest investment
they cotild possibby mako. If it wero
possible to contemplate tho financial
f t-t nt tlwi JitriT li mi f rirt ltntilr
banks alread3 havo u largo part of!
their asseta invested in Government 1
securities. As a rule they allow but 1
fivo per cent, interest, and can only pay 1
irincipal or interest in greenbacks or I
ills of Stato banks for every ijoto or '
bond held by them and duo beforo tho '
IL'aumuiiuu wi mULiu wwiir, in lint-' . t t .1. , . rt.,
,, . n i , i j , 1 J i for a soldier, who was not in out army
able m Government leL'al tender nuner. I , ,
Banks of issue nnd discount can not I or,u 0110 Tn -B!nn ,w5.m
ask or get anything better 1,1 payment I , t' . V n, Znfl l,f
of customers' notes, and they prefer it "broad that J " o i fo 01-
to all other, for thoy aro compelled to ' ",z,ltll)U ?f "e Z V nai
redeem the r own notes in tlmt paper I W 0,''""B fj" "ZS,, X1 vou
tho Uniteil States Treasury becomes a
Savings bank fur the jteople. Theru aro i
none strouger uouo more solvent, nnd
Brainord, who pronounced tlio valedic-
tory oration upon "Sociot3', tno bign
Tho. degrees conferred wore as fol
lows: Tho D. D. was aivcu to ltov.
S. H. Keoler and Rev. George P. Ty-(
lor of Brattlebroro.' Tho degree of
Doctor of Laws to Rev. M3ron Winv (
low, D. D., the distinguished Mission- ,
ary iu India. The Honorary. A. M.,
was receiyed by John Prout of Rut- (
land, S. B. Thompson of Lincoln,
Mass., and William S. P. Boardman of ,
Boston. Charles E. Graves, A. SL, of j
Trinity College, was admitted to tho
same degree in this institution. Tho
degreo of A. M was conferred as usu-1
al on tho graduates, of threo yoars',
standing, ijnd unit ol A. i., on tne
uraduatnur class, .
Tho concert in tlm evening by Gil
moro's Band was followed uy a bril
liant gathering at tho house of , tho
President. These social gatherings at
tho hospitable mansion of Rev. Dr.
Labaree, thq President, ,aro always de
lightful ..occasions and to bo marked
with while on the tablets of the mem
ory. Tho good people of Middlobury
take pleasure and pride in their com
mencements -far moro so than the
On Thursday occurre.d the annnor
,1 1 " ?i 1 1 : ti.
TnmD CoxanEssioNAi. District Co.n
vkntion. Tho Democracy of this dis
trict assembled at Hydepark, August
10th and organized by electing the
Hon. Joseph Smith, of Berkshire, I Sehna. she succeeded in canturimr.
Presiduit, and Messrs. T. H. Camp. I All the vessels had imssed tho forts
bolle, of St, ;Albans, and Henry Smith, i'by half-nst 8 o'clock, but the rebel
Thov say : "As evorv dollnr added to 01 -non. morresnioiiui; aim .uvssrs. ; nuu Tenncsseo was still apparently un-
lliei evonno by tho dutv on importa-' S. Noyos, of Hydejiark, and Jonas j injured in our rear. A signal was at
tious involves "iin osnendituro of move L- Whiteomb, of Cnmbridge, Secrota- once made to all the Uect to turn again
than two dollars for the cost of tho ar-1 rius- . . . . ftml attack the ram, not only with guiiH,"
tieln abroad, the national wnnltli i-ill A commuteo to malce nominations . but with orders to run her down at
bo increased by any reduction of rev- W11S appoiuted as loliows:
011110 from that source. Whether tho ! F,,r Ohillunden Cvunty H. B. Smith,
effect would be ineonmdomblo or not j Slnl Bhol C"L John 1I"rkor
would, of counfc, depend on the extent j . Jr I' rankhn County-ohn J. Deav-
lr, tvl.fr.li 11, a tnnviii.ionf tviinl.l l.,V i.nv.uU, jMlircUS Child, Lol. AsU S. UOVe,
ried. Wo haveaio hesitation in saj'ing,
that just so far as our people abstain
from the use of imported luxuries, U103
aro discouraging habits of extrava
gance in dress and lis ing, stimulating
Amorican industry and skill in many
ilomirtmeiits. diminisliiiirr flin fnreirrn
l ' ' o O ' 1 J
debt, and increasing tho ability of tho lr
country to meet tho expenditures of
But it is not tho government alone
which will be benefitted by such action
on tho part of tho women of the coun
try. Every poor man in tho land will
rejoico iu reduced prices for the neces
saries of life, now kopt so high chiefly
by tho high price of gold. Every sol
dior'u widow and orphan child will
havo causo to bless us for this new
proof of our 'sincero determination to
do our share in behalf of our county,
in support of her living defenders, and
in momory of her glorious dead. Shall
wo withhold such aid ana sympathy?
Thero is much hard work to bo done
beforo tho war can bo ended. To hast
en, as far as possible, the desired con
a 1 i t - ki 1111 mil 1 1 nil riii 1 111 11 M i 11 m iniiinri imni'irv
sary ot tuo Associaieu iviumm. -luu i .""m --h - - bJ
address was an interesting and pleas-1 "Wl loyal citizens,
ant effort from Eav. J. W. Chickering, 0 ask the men of the land to fight
D. D., of Portland, of the class of 1S2G. j bravely wo : pity and despiso any
fpi. n,n tvoR ,1,divmi.il bv Rev. L. A.Ehirking on their part. Do wo not
..;,. ,.f n.,. ,.i,,o f i HKi: Tn tlm.soiowo it to them to ofi'set
.41. igi.iti j kw vu'" w -
The Moiiongahela was the first that
struck hor, and though sho mav have
injured her badlj, 3'ot sho did not suc
ceed in disabling hor. The Lacha
wanna also struck hor, but ineffectual
ly. Tho flagship gave her a severe
shock with her bow, and as sho passed
poured into hor a wholo port broad
sido of solid 0-inch shot and 111 pounds
of powder, at a distance of not moro
than 1'2 feet; tho iron clads wore clos-
iii upon ner and tho iiartfonl, and
the rest of tho licet wero bearing down
upon hor, when at 10 a. m. she sur
rendered. The rest of the rebel ileet, viz: the
Morgau and Gainos, succeeded in get
ting back under the protection of Fort
Morgan. This terminated tho action
of tho day.
Admiral Buchanan sent mo his
sword, being himself badly wounded
with a compound fracture of tho leg,
which it is supposed will havo to bo
Having had maii3 of our own men
wounded, and tho surgeon of tho Ten
nessee being very desirous to have Bu
chanan removed to a hospital, I sent a
flag of truce to the commanding officer
of Fort Morgan, Brig. Gen. Paco, to
condemning tho conduct of Mr. Bax- j the fleet as well as their own, to bo
tor, in aiding, by his voto and his in-! taken to Pensacola, where thoy could
uuonce, sucn legislation; and com- be better eared for than hero. I would
mending to tno ireeman ot this uou-
For Orleans County. William B.
For Lamoille County. L. H. Noyes.
On motion of H. B. Smith, Esq., a
committee of fivo, to present resolu
tions, was appointed, viz:
H. 13. Smith, of Milton; J. J. Deav-
St. Albans; C. A. Hoyt, Bur
lington; Marcus Child. Bakersfield;
aud Georgo W, Hill, of Johnson.
On reassembling of the Convention, 1
after a short adjournment, Mr. Deavitt,
Chairman of tho Committee on Nom
inations, presented tho following:
For Candidate, to Congress 'Hon.
Giles Harrington, of Alburgh,
For Presidential Elector Hon. L. H.
Noyes, of Hydepark.
For District Committee Saul Bish
op, Richmond; Waldo Brigham, Hyde
park; Georgo W. Aiken, Troy; which
nominations woro unanimously adopt
ed. H. B. Smith, Esq., of tho Commit
tco on Resolutions, reported,
1st. A resolution, reprobating the
present Congress, for its enactment of
unwiso and unconstitutional laws; and
Lousviux, Kx, Aug. K
Passengers arriving from New 1
threatening 11 :
garrison there is
composed chklly if negro, troops, wl
are under the protection of tho pun-
boats, which are ready to shell tiw
town in caso tho rebels succeed it pet-
ing into it. Man of tho inhabitants
aro fleeing nQijh y.f the Ohiy,
.f!Ji ,.;)i!Ni;w.-YeRii, Aug: 10.
Tho (7oi)iiiitm'ars Washington spo
ial trives reports emanating from re
liable authority of tho capturo of Furt
Darling and fifteen hundred prisoncn
Tho 2d corps undo'r Hancock made
a sudden assault after dark, surprising
tho garrison. Everything looks favor
able for the capture of tlio rest of tho
Washington, Aug. 16.
The mail bont Keyport reports s
movement of tho 2d corps up tho
James River Saturday night, resuk'ni,'
in the routing of a largo rebel few at
Dutch Gap, and the capture of orer
500 prisoners, besides 7 pieces of ar
tillery. The position occupied by th
enomy is said to bo a strong one. and
is now occupied by our troops, whi
aro able to hold it.
The Koyport took down from Ber
muda to "Fortress Monroe over 100
prisoners from this fight, forty of vrhon
claim to bo deserters.
There was but little hard fightm?,
Hancock accomplishing his cud by
skillful maneuvering and surprise
consequently our loss was small, esti
mated nt less than a hundred. Pren
ous to tho movement up tho river, the
troops wero placed upon transport?
and moved down ostentaotiusly be
low Harrison's Landing, thus com
pletely deceiving tho rebels, who at
01106' supposed tho fiiegoof Petersburg
and Richmond was being raised.
grossional District Hon. Giles Harring-
litorary exorcises was added a festive j Hiic-nhc
dinner and lp-uniou which closed the j 0 ,u
mire tho spirit of other women
of other times who havo laid all their
possessions on their country's altar.
Shall wo not imitate as well as admire ?
ing depots to bo established at Macon J ' Impressed .with the importance of
and Columbus, Miss.; Selma, Mont-1 V'' '"V. " ... .1 ti.o ondimr our aid to prevent tho trouble
,1 HAliiln Alolinmn. mil fin . I UUO J unu, ni.iwi.fc, L, , , .
Z"J . , .tm 1 mH bi.nn c rciiluted ill nil
in thoso States, would suggest rceruit-
lnocrramuio of the week. Tho entire
spirit of tlio Annivorsary was excellent.
Tho number of Alumni presout .was
Millcdgovillo and Savannah,
I do not seo that iho law restricts
you to black recruits, but you are at
liberty to collect whito recruits, also.
It is waso of time and money to open
rendezvous in Northwest Georgia, for j
I assure you I havo not seen an able
bodiod man, black or white, there, fit
that is sure to a country drained of its
. i ... . in cii...in ohm ilnwlrttifT tn ttvniint-A w n
I pera respecting tno resignation 01 j.i us- -1- . . "$. ir, y.
ifdent Labareo is not correct. Dr. , wiho simplicity of living; for whatever
not ono that, pays so liberally for tho
use pf money. You may deposit fifty
dollars orjifty thousand. The moro
youtput ju, tho more 3'ou will aid nnd
strengthen tho Government, nud tho
more Talnabhj will bo tho remaining
curjreuey of the country.
ITS UBEIIAIj ISteiiiwt.
Tho general rate of interest is six per tl
ccnti'ivivabki annually. Thin lsspvcu'pli
iinil-thrt!vtnth8, ruiyablp semi-annual- ,1
Though entertaining profound rov
orqiico for our Congress, I do doubt
thoir wisdom in tho passage of this
1st Because civilian agouts about
An army are a nuisiuico.
2d. Tho duty of citizens to tight for
thoir country ix too sacred tin ono to
bo peddM off by buying up tho refuso
of other States.
3d. It is unjust Id tho brave soldiers
and volunteers who are lighting, as
ioso who compose this army do, to
ico them on a par with tho class 01
ccnuts you are alter,
j Labareo does not design to leayo Ins
i important position at present. He
scorns admirably caicuiiuou 10 piu&iuu
over such an institution. His rare ad-
I ininstrativo 'qualities and high-tulied
courtesy have won for linn and mm
dlebur3r College many cordial friends.
Tho dinner at tho 'Addison Houso" at
which Senator Foot made a speech, was
tliis year as in former years, very
pleasant, and tho re-union was in every
respect delightful. It yas in striking
contrast to ordinary corporation din
ners. . ,
Tho Trustees have determined to
raise onu hundred thousand dollars for
their treasury. Tho work has opened
auspiciously, "aud will doubtless bo ac
hi "Tf'vpu tend on mortgage, mere -itli. The negro is m a iransiuou
'J' t..:..Y. 1, t - Li HiT..... -1 i .1 !.. ... 1 M... 1 .,il
inust'bo a searcning 01 wucs, iiihjuio i siait',, ami a uov iiiv-y.1!'-11-' u 1,u """v
fees, stamp dutma and delays,. ami you man., t , , . . $ u 1
C- Tho last Burlington Times says
that recruiting in tho rebellious; States
is plainly at ail qnd. Most pf tl'io're
iTiiHJnf nLTonts from this Stato havo
already returned home. Col. Win, D.
Miuifcou reached hero yostordt', hav
ing gone ris far as Marietta, Ga. He
rpports that it- was impossible to. prp-J
- lliiin cnri'1lnD
lljojiiB ull rcfpiired in 'Shoruiau's army.
trials may bo in storo, wo' ask the
women of Now England to unite with
us ip apledgo forincorased dovotion to
the duties of tho hour.-
And to this end lot us use our wholo
influence and every endeavor, believ
ing that mankind must approve, and
that God will bloss.
New England Women's League, fur di
minishing the use of Luxuries during
Boston, July 1, ISO 4.
Wo, tho undersigned, wpmon of the
United States, impelled b3 a.dpep sense
of tho peril of our beloved country,
and of tho sacrifices and Bufferings
of our bravo soldiers, yot abating not a
jot of our assurance that God, will give
success to our righteous cause, provid
ed the peoplo do their duty", would hero
express our purposo to perform our part
toward bringing about this great emit
and our desire to contribute moro
largely to tho strength of our armies,
and tho relief of tho suffering through
out our hind.
Wo do, therefore, pledge ourselves,
during tho wcr,
1. To retrench our oxpondituro in
dress, iu the household, in social enter?
ii.- ... t .-, -1, i.'?.'1"" '
laiumeuis, and 111 an uiunes.
' 2. Without renouncing fcuch foreigij
sacrifices with our own easier ones ? 1 tou- as caudiduto most suitable to
represent mem 111 mo next united
States House of Representatives.
2d. A resolution, approving of
thoso Adopted by tho recont Democrat
ic Stato Convention; and in support of
the candidates nominated; which, af
ter an interesting discussion, wero
Tho Convention, after being ably
addressed by II. B. Smith, of Milton;
Chas, A. Hoyt, of .Burlington and
Hiram Atkins, of Montpelior and oth- j
ors, amid tho best of feeling, adjourned.
PllICEOl'LlQUOUSIN Nkw Youk. Now
is tho timo fpr tomporanco men to strike
a blow in behalf of their causo. Tho j
riso in tho cost of fermented and dis
tilled liquors is just now a subject of j
criticism and complaint, and the fault
finding is not confined to thoso who
think water fit for purposes of naviga
tion. On Monday almost all tlio prin
cipal saloons and hotels in the city and
Brooklyn, raised tho price to ten cents
a glass for alo and beer, and to twenty
and tweptj-'fivo cents a glass for iulops
and cobblers. Thero aro places 111 tlio
city where the best brandy retails at
1 ner glass for sherry cobblers. Not
withstanding the high price of all
kinds of intoxicating drinks, drunken
ness provails to an alarming extent,
which is duo partially to tho fact that
liquors are adulterated by free use of
poisonous dregs, somo of tho vendors
copying tho cxainplo of tho cooks of
Spuin, who flaw red popper into the
soup kettle to mako up for the deficien
cy of meat Tobacco is also a costly
luxury, gqpd olgars costing from ten to
fwenty-fjvg cents enc.Jl y. Y, 'JYUjung.
send out one of our vessols, provided
sho would bo permitted to return,
bringing back nothing sho did not tako
Gen. Pago consented, and tho Mata
comot was dispatched.
Tho list of casualties on our part, as
far as 3ot ascertained, aro as follows:
Hartford, 19 killed and 23 wounded ;
Brooklyn, 9 killed and 22 wounded;
Lachawanna, i killed and 2 wounded;
Ossipeo, 1 killed and 17 wounded; Ga
lena, 1 wounded; Richmond, 2 wound
ed. In all 11 killod and 88 wounded.
On tho rebel ram Tennessee wero
captured 20 officers and 170 mon.
The following is a list of tho officers:
Admiral, Buchanan; Commander, J.
D. Johnson; Liouts. L. Bradford. A.
D. Wharton aud E. J. MeDeniiett;
Fleet Surgeon, D. B. Conrad; Assist
ant burgeon, R. Bowles, and Encinoor.
J. D. Lowing.
Un tho belma woro taken 90 officers
and men. Of the officers I havo only
heard tho namoa of two, viz: Com
mander Peter H. Murphy and Lieut.,
and Executive officer J. H. Comstock.
Tho latter was killed. I will send a
detailed account by first opportunity.
(Signed) D. G. FA1UUGUT,
Bear Admiral Commanding.
Ni;w York, Aug. 10,
Tho Times' dispatch nays Gen. Sheri
dan has pushed his advanco from Win
chestor to Strasburg, Early retiring
from that point westward.
It is behoved to bo Gen. Sh
intention to head off Early and envel
ope him between two forces, but, as
it is now ascertained that Loo has sent
at least 20,000 men to roinfbrco the
rebel column in the Shenandoah valloy,
BiutituDA Hundred, Aug. 15
Yesterday, tho 2d corps (Hancocks)
woro going onto transports nt City
Point all day, apparently for Washa?
ton, aud started down tho river, thtir
bands playing gailj. Of course the
rebels were watching from the shore,
and no doubt felt much interest in the
movement. The transports went dovra
the river ten miles, when they pa
about under cover of darkness ana
returned at full speed.
A t. H111 D'nnn 4;,n Mm 10th corr
with tho Artillery of the 2d corps i were
crossing to the north side of the Jlcs
River, and wero all landed up the
er within 12 miles of Bichmond be
fore threo o'clock this morning.
New" York, Aug- H
A full regiment of 1000 men, cot
posed entirely of rebel prisoners n
desorters, arrived to-day, for the
where thoy will probably servo aga"151
tho Indians. , ,
It is reported that a heavy Mf
1 .... n.- TTi T..:iwvnl to-uVi
destroying bridges and a largo anio'
of propprty, fto particulars recent
as tho telegraph by that routo 18 po
ably also destroyed.
Tiiomastos, Me Aug. IT
The pirato Tallahassee, yostcrrtcT
up to 3 p. m, had destroyed 25 vessci
offMatinicus rook. Sho wn monnw
by Nova Scotia men. Sho steered w
after sending tho crows; and passenQ
by a small boat into Friendship-
A Boston man who enlisted whj
tho war broke out, took with him to u
field tho photograph of his A
By and by ho Was captured and 1'-
in Libby prison, and ono of the
officers there saw tho phptogrtipli, i
it and stole it. In U 1 of the rtJ
battles in Virginia, this Boston hoj
n prominent, rebel officer '""",.
had fallen; recognized liiro ns t "ni
tograph thief, looked 111 his poc kctJJ
found tho missing picture. A cuno
incident iu tins' curious war.