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Prlilnv, Mnroli ':. 1 NUtl. ,
The Dnwn of a Hrlghifiv,n'ay. .
Th 3 recent triumplw of pur- tTnioii
nrmiea indicate in unmistakable Iniig
ungo that, tho Southern rebellion is
tottering to its fall. The sturdy blows
which Gen. Shcrmnh lras'dealt- to
this lingo monster may not have
proved fatal, hut if its Kfo is pro
longed nwhild loiigpr,'thb'liomv'-of its
dissolutionis nol vory remote.
Tho capture of Savannnh, followed
by that of Columbia, thd'ctncnntioli bf
r.'N. ""r-KfrrH" y4, r ,... i.. t.. .1.., ,.;.,t liml oo.NfaiKHSioNAu "' I i.,u,,iiried to innuireffor tliccare of thoiek nml ...,'""'.
ermnnfc furnished n surplus of J300,
and Joi Hampshire 11 surplus of
lfiOO,. thptv, two surpluses making
20(50, nuil added to the (!()()(), makiim
$000 -to bo furnished by" tho two
Stales, c 4001) cafli, less . by fair
credits,. Then subtract, .Vermont's
suiplus t E.T)00 fnnn heiv 4000, leaves
iloOO-Us.' inr ipintft pn-lho pending
will;. n X likewise subtract Now
llanipsh re's Biirpllis of lfiOO from her
100(3, lei v't-s 250t) as her quota on tho
pendingVall. These ItfOO and 2500
make precisely tho G000 which the
supposed caso requires from the two
Slates, lilid it is just equal for Ver
mont toffurnisli HI00 moro now than
New irninj)shire, hrawe Now llatnp
shiro hi,s hcrdtoforo furnished 1000
moro than Vermont, which equalizes
tho bui (ens of tin: two 111 a, long
11: two .111 a long 11111. 1
1 Afiii inia vitHiiir. Rn mr irnm iiniiif 11:111 1 , . -, .
fM..it -.i i. ii -...,.. f r..-. v? tor ana no summer,
vyiiiiuco.i uim niu wipuV .ui taitli to 'Vermont, is inaispcnsaDio to
Wihrtington, clearly show that our ' keeping good faith with Now llamp
arn'ifl continuo to ha ..victorious and I shire. By rtQ other result can tho
Umt tlio forces of thp Vebcls" aboilt i l )n,"c flo,11',.tl' wo.
, -, ... , ,v -y. u States, nnd at the Kiiroo timo deal
ivicninonu aro Kcpc ai oajv Tfa 'nd.kCep faith vMr both; and i
Tho news of thfi liVneunlion of ' .i A rri Ma An Anc-i
CharWlnn will lmVfireWd ''Yi.riiiiVli.' Hrtiiinrr flin nrruumH liv which tho ilfht! fl esculent roots 111 lmmcnso quan
outtholoyai States- Wh'' great joy. result is readied. rhotipposcd caso i titics coming fresh from thd gardens
Letter from California. -
San Fi-ANctsco, Jan. 10, iSG5..
About a month ago I. had you by
the' hand in St. Albans, with ft good
snow path undcrbur feet. Now Iain in
tho floldcii City when) snow novcr
fallrt, and where garden vegetables
como fresh from tho ground to mar
ket at all seasons of tho yenr. Hav
ing been thus suddenly borno round
the continont, from winter to porpot
Ual summer and from perpetual sum
mer to this land of perpetual planting
and perpetual reaping, possibly I can
say a word worthy of your notice
Jlcro they tell mo thoro is no
of clothing is .needed at (ill seasons.
ITiro is as acceptable in summer as in
winter, and a good blanket at night
also. Hero in tho middle of this win
ter month you see cabbages and all
Wo had so longlmftofennfhty" at its.
ortifi cation a with our heaviest gunfe,
without result, it had so dffe'n-defied
tho nssauUs from Jiravc' "soldiers, thatj
its sudden Mi, as 'if'tit '"ificfioiin'd.'of I
the, footsteps of Shci,'mnisi,v!t.'5nns,
is perfect as an ilhiRtratioir:
. ;'TJ)o pending call is not for 300,000
men 8iil)ject to fair credits, but is for
JJOO.OOO' remaining after nil Mir crodits
liavtj boon deducted; and it' is 'im
tioMsiblo to coilccdo what Vermont
asks without coming out short o'tho
la u. oucrmw,.... ,, , .'iOO.OOO men, or making othor local
nlmdst like irfrtgic JIho old-i iticff pny .partfiflity''' sh'wn to
The Constitutional Amendment.
every , day. ..JLloro "aro tho tenclcrcst
houso-pli.uits in bloom m thb open air,
and wlnlo tlio gardrier Is liarvesting
nnd marketing a mature crop ho is at
tho samo timo planting another of Jtha
.same sort on the samo ground. This
of itself. is a curiosity worth cpming to
Califo'rnia to eoo. California in gen
eral and San Francisco in particular, I
think, may bo counted tho eighth
wonder of , tho world. Fifteen years
ago this great Metropolis, that now
controls tho money market of tho
continent, was absolutely a nonentity
Tho oxtended wharvesjaden with, thl conouewhi
Innnnn iif fvinniWa kliina' from every lT.n. 18. In the bet
. . 'II nttttittfiufinn Kill A
nthemUncnt by Mr. Shcnnnn nppro-
bitforncss Arlnch evdry naval niaiilhof.
treason has possibly become a lit'tlpl 1,0 different rcnsois for making rtn p-J
deadened by time, but still tlio ncwsl lovanco to y ermont, et, Uiem bo pro
M.nf ;t wn Uvm wJ fs..,f ww ! scntci1 aud considered, ours Inily,
was very welcome, il tucro liavo
been times during this cruel war when
ovon tho most loyal 'men had doubts
ns to llioJ result if thero have been
times when the prospect of putting
down tlio rebollion seemed unpromis-
5nr. rntwilt virtrvrien nilmf. lirinir
ti ' i . r , .... , . . ...
courago to tho most timid, and excite' I " ""onsucauirougnout uie ; of civilization in full requisition on the
hopo in the minds of the most faint- U,llt hH b Rot of &3- . most costly and claborato plan. Hero
hearted. constitution was amended on tho Ulst is n population greater than New
joi January iouo,. uy inc. nuumon 01 York had in 150 years from its first
jho followhig article: 1 8ottlemont, and wealth in untold mill-
Aut. XIII. Soc.l. Noither slavo-j ;nT10. ah m, mtrti. of Mm adm-f. onnn
tTrtv 4lin Tnrnli rt nil iinftnua nlimnii
Our readers learned somo timo ago j atld ingnngcai nro horo presented:
of tho passago of that act of Congress , HqrQ nll lho nctivitios of man in all
by which slavery and involuntary J conceivable linesof employment aro in
servitude, .except as a punishment for fllU .llny Horo nro till tli0 uppHnnccg
It is not wise, however, to indulge
in any confident expectation of an im
mediate peace. It is obvious that tho j
successful termination of tlio war is'
now'placcd beyond 'tho shadow of a i
doubT, as tliti Advertiser remarks.
"Wo havo passed through, wo earnestly
hopo, tho darkest hours of this sad
night, but'wo cannot look quito yet
for tho warm sunsiiino of rcstorod
tranquility to tho land. Tho rebel
leaders have- every thing to loso and
nothing to hopo for in a cessation of
hostilities, ' Jofferson Davis might j than
give" up his position at tho head of '
tho'rebel government, if his peoplo
wished it, al bpi with "a bad grace,
but' ljo will not give, up tho chorisliod
Bchomo of his lifo even in tho last ex
tremity; and ; thero aro many liko
a punishment for crime, of which tho
party shall havo been duly convicted,
But to bo a little moro specific aud
shall exist within the United States i more personal, I arrived by tho
oivany place subject to their jurisdic-, st0amcr'Goldcn City on th0 15th. af-
Sec. Congress shall have power
to onforco this articlo by appropriate
This articlo which had previously
passed tlio senate, passed tho house
tor a safe, pleasant and interesting
voyago of 23 days. To a northern
man who was never within t tho trop
ics, it is peculiarly a novelty to be car
ried thoro from a northern Christmas
by a vote of 119 id 50, or soven moro ! in the short space of a week, whore ho
tho two-thirds vote necessary can see oranges, pineapples, cocoa-
to sccuro tho passago of any amend- i nuts and bunanas, hanging upon tho
mcnt. lioforo it can become a part of ' trees, and where all tho luxuriance of
tho constitution it must bo ratified by 'tropical vegetation contrasts with tho
a vote of three fourths of all tho j dcadncss of tho country's qlimo on
states.- This includes tho states in , which ho has bo lately turned his back,
rebellion as well as thoso that aro I This, however, w6 saw onlv for n few
him in "Richmond. . When wo think of loyal, and whether enough can bo ho- I iioura on tho Isthmus. While on tho
part 'of tho- world; the churches,
asylums and n'chools", all of thbm con
ceived by men of largo and .Hbn u
comprehension and oxecuted ' by a
community of unlimited liicftiis.
Sant Francisco has an institution of
which, probably, no other place' oil.
this continent can boast, mid .that is
Chiilcso Temples built upon an elab
orat nlan. and (according to tho best
means I havo of knowing) equipped
and decorated according to tho most
artistic stylo of oriental ingenuity. I
visited one of thoso teniploa to-day
and was' told that it wns but ono of
three or four in tho city. I will not
attempt a discription of tlio furniture
or tho images of idol worship thoro to
bo seen, but will barely say that in .ar
tistic display, it iff oxqui'aitcly beauti
ful. So you sco Vdiile wa jsoud ohris
tianity to China, the' Chinuso--bring
paganism to Atiicricrt. 'J
Of course i't is. "old and. silver that
makc California rich; but lot mo toll
you it is not this olqno tlinl- makes its
substantial wci'litli, TJfj! markets; as
well as tho mint, rowd tlio truo .wcoltji
of a country. No matter, how liuich
gold a country hnft', if it has no. broad
it is comparatively poor;: or in other
words, if you must givo a pound of
gold for n pound of b'read, it mrguos
bad for tho country, io matter hdw
rich ill minerals. Bnt if with gold
you havo a country thht?vill givo you
ocuaie, tno army
committeo wcro iiiHtructcil to inquire nor t nc care oi tho sick and
into tho oxiicdiencv.of extending lho or taKcn along.
power of tho bureau of immigration,
to cnablo it to afford rolief to refugees
from tho South. Tho fortilication bi
was taken up, and passed, lho bill
for tho reorganization of tlio Htato of
Louisiana was discussed. Mr. ohiiv
man roportod tho amendatory tax bill,
which was mado tho special order for
Monday. Tho House passed, after
(unending, tho Senalo joint resolution
concerning an inquiry into tho condi
tion of the Indian tribes. Tho Houso
did not concur with tho Scnato in re
gard to the provision in tho naval ap
propriation bill concerning midship
mon, and a comniiltco of conforonco
was asked. Tho amonclatory enrol
ment bill was amended in regard to
principals and substitutes, favorably to
tho former also in relation to credits.
pnating soven millions of dollars to
Mipply the deficiencies of tho present
fiscal year was ndoptcd. Mr. "Wilson's
amendments in regard to the rations
of officers and their threo months' ad
ditional pay, and conccrnig tobacco
to be issued to tho troops, woro ridopt
od. Tho bill as amended was then
passed. Mr. Trumbull reported a bill
from tho judiciary committee recogniz
ing tho State government of Louisiana.
In tho House, tho amcndinont to inter
nal rovenuo bill was considered. Several
amendments mado in com:ni.teo of
tho whole wcro concurred in. Tho
amendment of the committeo requir
ing gold brokers to pay a license of
ono thousand dollars was rejected.
Other amendments wcro adopted, and
tho bill 'was passed. Mr. Schonck,
from the military committee, reported
bills providing for removing tho Unit
ed States Arsenal from Sf. Louis; au
thorizing the President to appoint a
Second Assistant Secretary Of War, at
$3000 per annum; providing for tho
publication of a full army register;
defining what shall constitute officers'
servants; in relation to calling out tho
militia;' for tho better organization of
.the subsistanco departmont, and to es
tablish a bureau for refugees and
Trcdlmun'o affairs, all of which wcro
passed A bill from tho military Rom
mitteo Wns also passed, to increase thb
pay of'th'o officers of tho army below
llm frriwln nf Imirnflinrwniipml. nml
I Grant is crraduallv nnd perhaps
from income and war taxes. ' "uroly extonding his lines around I'o-
TiV.ii. 20. Tn tlm SVimln. i hill Wnn i tcrsburgh and llichmond, and threat
introduced to onnalizo tho exnensM of! c" ovor3' moment to burst ovor tho
t'nlonml vuvnnno ntPKsnr Tim votn ' hues that intervene, and tho Scnato
aro uomg tuo conservative. History
furnishes no parallel to this
The Timrn' Washington
Tho nhriored junction of Scliofinll
and Sherman is aUo-gothcr probable
Thoovornmcnl is confident of HL
mmTs ability without Schoficld'B t'A
to take caro Of himself. Still U
do nll in his power to check him.
Deserters continuo to como into llm
army ot tho l'otomnc m steady utrcim.
Thoy Bay A. P. Hill's corps has 2
to meet bhormau. If this ho tm t
...:ll 1 i ..l. i i t. a;o
wm imu tu nnwiiuu ma uncs material-
'mu uituii nun
LATE WAU. NEWS.
Ni:w Yoiik, Feb. 28.
Richmond pnpors are moro frantic
The Enquirer calls upon Jeff. Davis
to arm tho slaves without the authori
ty of law. It says their Slates and its
causo stand to-day in need of a dicta
tor of a man who will tako power of
the people and use it lor their pros
1 Further on it it says bhcrman is
rushing through tho Carolinas like an
j nrnlauch, and roportsay ho has cap'
hired 10,000 bales of cotton at Co
Tho Herald St. Louis distinM, c
a largo number of Kerby Smith's for
ccs aro deserting and going into Ar
Kansas, iiib army is ninuo up of two
lho lYibunc s Washington dispatch
says that ucn. Joo Johnston toolr
command of tho robel troops south of
Richmond, Tuesday night. Leo re
mains at Richmond.
It is generally undortsood that tl,
nomination of Mr. McCiilloch(as Sccre.
tary of tho Trcnsury will bo sent in
tho -1th of March.
Wasuisotox, March 1.
Well informed persons assert Hint
there will bo no immediato change in
tho Cabinet except in lho Treasury
Tho Houso has refused timo forld
consideration of tho oloclion cases, and
it is considered as decisive in all c&sm
from Louisiana and Arkansas. TV
will not como up again.
everything to cat m, cat abundance . thereby tho army appropriation bill
beside, then what lacjfi'ou yctV One Was amended to remove the distinc
ncodB bnt to go "through tho markets ' tion between regular and volunteer
in SanFahcisCo to bo Satisfied on this j ArCrs hi certain mattow, was recon
. . TT ... sidcrcd, and tho bill with this amend-
point. Hero is Hour and feed; here , mcnt 'slricken out was again passed,
is beef, pork, mutton poultry of all j bill was passed for tho better organ
kinds; here is butter, checso, eggs I ization of Indian affairs in California.
and fish without limit, besides fresh lo Houso. refused to lay upon the ta
vegetables ovory day .in tho your, and 1
moro and better fruit than tho world i
can show elsewhere.- Hero is tho ev
idence of tho real wealth of tho coun
try, that kind of wealth which alone
makes it a good country to livo in.
But there is at tho present timo one
foaturo of California life, which, while
it is sport, as tho frog said, to tho
peoplo here, is death to a poor fellow
with only greenbacks ill his pocket.
I refer to tho hard currency policy. Of
course it is a nice thing for thoso who
havo tho tin; but to bo obligo to buy
it and pay moro than two for ono be
fore you can pay your boot-black, is
bio a resolution calling for a list
persons incarcerated, but not convicted
of offences against the government.
Tho committee on tho Distinct of Co-,
liimbin. wnrn msf riinfnil f r ?timiirr iiWr I
claims to havo acc.urato information
ns to what robel forco can bo brought
Beauregard superseded Hardee when
that general left Savannnh, nnd took
his force, nmounting to S;000 effectivo
of i men, while Hardee, went to Charleston
where thoro wcro not over two brig
ados. These havo since, probably,
At Wilmington Bragg had a forco
tho truth of the allegations, that crimi-1 not oxcoeding U.OOO.principallv Hoke's
l. 1 1 1.1 I t il.. :..:i.. 1-1 T - nil 11 r ii V " .
uiu.i iiuu uuuu man urn, ui uiu juus iu ' envision. J.I1CSO liau lailCU oaCK lO'
substitute brokers, lho bill providinc
wards GoldBboro', betweon Wilming
ton and Woldon. .
for tho reconstruction of tho rebel
States was discussed. Baker had a brigado not over
rxn. 21. In tho senate, a bill was strong.
introduced providing for tho appoint- At Salisbury about two regiments
ment oi a solicitor and Judgo-advo-i wcro stationed to guard tho prisoners.
cato-genoral m tho navy. Tho Secre- The entire forco, thorofore, that
tary of War in reply to a resolution Bcaurecard could concentrate, does
stated that ho had furnished the names, not exceed 22,000 men. Ho has cav
oi an ponucai inisuuers in iuo cnsirict.' airy siillicieni to swell ins lorce, per-
to tho judges in it. Several private
bills were passed and also tho rcsoliv
haps, to 30,000. If Sherman's forma
a l unction with sciioiield, ns no un
tho importance of tho places that havo
fallen, thorosooms to bo no city loft
thcin 'worth defending oxcept thoir
capital, but they look at tho military
sihiation from annbthcr stnnd-point.
It hi thought by many 'that Richmond
cured to veto right niay perhaps bo 1 Atlantic, wo wcro for tho most part of
quostioiled, but is safe to prophecy tho timo cntiroly out of Bight of land.
that the action of congress will bo rat
Sinco tho passago .of tho amend
ment by Congress, Jan. 31, fifteen
chrpuological order will bo found
of interest fpr futuro referorico:
1. Teh. 1. 'imiiois-'-Rpniito ahd Houso,
JUrjIniid HoiiHc; 3u, benato.
ltlio(16 IxlmiiJ Hrnato and IIouao.
fmWlorlcHcJiati IW Assembly,
JIaKHacIiusctta Scnato ami Houso.
lVimHTlTania Konnto ami' Hoimo.
WeHjVirgiiiitt -7Spnato and House.
Michigan Senate and IIouho.
Stisaonri Kt;iiai n and IIiiiihc.
JIaIn Sqjialo andllouBc.
Virginia 8onato;uJtii, Houso.
Ohio -Scnato. and Houso.
MinncRota SenaTo and Houso.
wnV bo ovacuatod, and considering i States haye ratified it, and but ono ro-
tlmt tho robols must now havo given -Mected it. TIiq following statement in
mp an hppq of foreign intervention,
in3 that tho'effect which tho removal
of tbwr'1 fic(tt of government would
liavo mhroad is no longor to bo
Wcigiiod'against; tho need of strength
cnin.g their position, this movement
doc mot Bbcm 'improbable. ,-But ,if
thoFr capital and their maritime r cities
nro -abatidoried, it 'may . only bo to
BtuTJbornly intrench themselves fur
;fe'eT inland, and ovon when nominal rc
imstancoTioB endedj wo niny look for
tho appearanco of prowling bands of
BTtcrillSfl, half 'rebels iiiuWialf rabbors,
skulking and plundering wherever tho,
prospect" of -booty is besb
SHU, R8 w& havo said, tlio signs of
tlio tienres aro bright. Pcaco may bo
noarer at hand than tho most sail
gtiino da'ro loliopd. Let us uso ovcry
rncans.in, our power to strengthen tho
army ahTd hastoti if possible tho wcl-
como daj. Wo now bcq our way cl,oar
to victorj' U
"iililt .... ' V
a. .MiimcHotn. No
8. KanHftH Senato and House,
10. Iudiauajjiuuato; 11th, Houao.
1. Fab. 8. Dclawaro-Senato and Houno.
Tho Governor of Iowa has palled an
oxtra session of tlio Legislaturo to act
on tho amoudnient
The Draft antf 'tiic 'Qnota.
.Tlio board appointed by tho Presi
dent tofoxninintf 'and correct lho 'quo
las of 41io.sovcrattaleSahd"' districts,
under tho talHOr volunteers of Dec.
19, 18C-i havtfmiuio a rojiort at 'somo
longtfi'coricorningfhV manner of com
puting credits, etc Tho committdi
eny Uiattfcpy' .'hnvo- carefully exam
ined and proved tho work done under
the Provost-MurBhal-Gcnornl, and find
that it has boon dono with fairness."
Tho system of credits used is oxplaincd
by President. . Lincoln much moro
clearly and concisely in tho following
letter to Governor Smith of Ver
mont: . '
"J3lCUTIVK MAN610N, WABHIJiQTOnt
' Feb. 8, 1805. '
And on tho Pacific, although tho coast
rango of mountains vhich extend the
wholo distance frOni Panama to San
Francisco, was distinctly in view, yet
wo wcro seldom near enough to dis
tinguish ribjects of particular interest,
Tho monotony of our voyage wai occn-
sionly interrupted by tho largo schools
of porpoises and black iish which we
passed, and which, much to our diver
sion, would, by a leap, exhibit , their
full proportions out of water. Tho
spoutiug of whales, also, and a sight
of their lingo backs, ( was not a very
uncommon occurrence qn tho Pacific.
Onco horo, and I found myself not so
much among strangers as among old
friends aud acquaintances, .not only
from Vermont, but from Illinois and
Now York, peoplo with whom I have
mingled pleasantly with hyears long
gono by, nnd who wcro ready to re
ceive me-with open arms aud renew
old friendship, aud livo ovor again old
ovonts and associations. Among
theso I will mention our mutual col
logo friend and formor fellow towns
men, Homy B. 'James, Esq., who was
ono' of tho early advonturers to Cali-
linn nf iliunlfta in fnnnrnl rrlwitt-inc .In.iKl .M U la ..o f f.. r.n . 1.:..
nuitc another tlxmir t but boinir amoii'' inu. f a.i.;..i r i.i 1 1 mil. .. i . tj
- ' u u iiju iiiiuiu ui ikuiimui utu uo cwiiiiicu , iiiriTi! win uu mr Hiiiuu iiir ill
Ro-1 with that of General Thomas. The . gard's concentrated strength
Romans, thd only way is to do ns
mans do and stand up to tho rack.
I sail for Olynipia, W. T., to-inor-row.
If I am not too basv- or too la
fcy, you niny hear from mo again- from
that point. Vory truly yours,
, C. A, H.
, JBtxTi Through tho kinijn'csij of Jn, rel
ative, Mrs. Annie S. Gtptlcri now resid
ing in Central' City, Colorado Terri
tory, wo havo rocoiyed two copies of
thq Daily Mining Journal, a Yory neat
ly printed and apparently wolL con-
'ducted paper, printed in Black Hawk, I fornia, and who has long
Colorado. JTrpm it wo gather consid-. himself with tho social and education
orablo information about, tlio" progress I al interests of San Francisco, and who
of mining operations iu that now land
of promiso, whict! stirs up within us a
Bort'of Jigingjfr ropoatj our; oxpori
oueo in that sort of ndvonturo, whero
gttch onormous fortune aro being
mado. Churchps and schools aro be
ing established ' throughout tho' min
ing districts, and civilization seems to
'. iii .
bo, making wolidorful strides in that
newly, sottlcd cpmitry. In tho Journal,'
Jlour is quoted at $25 per sack; beans
20c per lb; potatoes, 2Gc per lb; eggs
$2 per doz; hay $0, to $8, por hun
dred, and. othor things in proportion.
, e&" Tho St. Albans raiders, on trial
in Montreal, havo been remanded for
eight days, Judgo Smith, presiding
uiagitratol being bHH sick. "
JS- Prof. Mc K. Petty, of the Uni
versity of Vermont, publishes in tho
Burlington Free J'regu a meteorologi
cal tablo for January, 180(5, and an
nouccs thb following results of his ob
Averago temperature of the month,
Average of' January for eight years
past,10,l(i. . .
Fall of snow during the-' month, 30
inches. ' ' '
Mean height of tho Barometer, -29.-
005 inches., ,
Means of eight
No rain during tho month.' Tho
Thermometer rising but onco to 32.
Tho Lake closed tho 18th thirty
days earlier than 18G1.
years past-for. Jan-
Senate refused to postpone for a day the aid ho mav tret from Richmond.
tho freedmen's bureau bill. In the
House the committeo reported that I 2nv Yonu, Feb. 28.
tnoy nan prepared a oiii to auinorizo' i no limes, vicusuurgu correspon
the Secretary of tho Treasun' to bor- d nt of the lGth, gives details of tho
row six hundred millions of dollars, i great movement in tho south-west
A bill in aid of the railroad and telo-ITho expedition has stnrtod. It was to
graph from Missouri to tho Pacific, 1 go to Now Orleans, from thcuco to
and two bills relating to tho postal I Pascagoula, whero it would join Gen
service, were passed. Tho resolution , Canby's forco in tho investment o
for a reprimand of A. P. Fiold for ns-, Mobile, lho first object will bo tho
siiult upon Judgo Kelly, was passed. capture of that city; second, tho enp
ri:. zz. in tno oenate, a mu wasituroot uoiumbia and luontromorv
introduced to Compensate naval con-1 Ala., and Columbus, Ga.; third, to do
tractors, ine judiciary committeo ro-, Rtroy ilood s old nrmy.
ported ngainst tho proposed nmend-i If evorythiug works well. Kirbv
mcnt to thp Constitution, to allow of , buutli s trans-Mississipiu army will bo
taxing exports, also against Mr. Sum-
attended to noxt summer.
Tho Richmond II7iiV of tho 2fith
ncrs proposo.l amendment in relation
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io njpieseniuuon. xno military com- gives an entire new version of
mittee reported a joint resolution nu- capture of Columbia. If savs
thorizing a survey lor a canal around fighting wns most obstinato and tl
iMagara. lwills, ,ina for ono from Lake placo was lost only by moro numcrica
AUcnigan to tho Aiis isHippi. lho re- superiority, Tho fiiditiiiir according
to somo accounts, was earned on
tho very streetsof tho citv. All
His Excellency Gov. Smith, of Vermont,
Complaint iH mado to mo by Ver
mont that tho.asfiitrnment of her miota
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trinsically unjust, nnd also in bad faith 8lon' 2ill C.orl 1' cb 20' 18('5'
nf Hin irnvnrnnifiiif nrnmicn 4,i fnirlv tllO Dtll VOi mOllt 18 dCSlgliatOll as OUO
0 x.. ......j
A "CiiArK Reoimknt." By a special
order, dated hoadquarters, 3d divi-
allow credits for men previously fur-
nishod. To illustrate, a supposed
case is stated, as follows:
"Vermont and Now Hampshire
must between them furnish 0000 men
on the pending call, and being equals,
nach must furnish as many as tho
other in tho long run. Bnt the gov
iTHincut ,mda that ou former calls
of tho meritorious rcginionts that aro
excised from picket and nll othor out
sido dotails for ono weok.
RS Tho Annual Mooting of tho
now stands high nt tho bar pf her
courts also his brother J. Lvinan
James and their revered niothor,
with whom I hivo spent a little time
sinco my arrival here, moro pleasantly
than with friends whom I havo
not mot in a long timo. Henry kind
ly volunteered to loavo his business
nnd spend a haU day with mo in driv
ing to tho different parts of tho city,
and probably no man in tho city is
better qualifiod to acquaint a stracger
with' San Frrhicisco,with its public im
provements, its humane, literary and
christian institutions, than ho, sinco
thoy havo all been built uudor his ob
servation and somo of thoih undor his
iminediato supervision. Tho only!
antiquity hero is tho old Spanish Miss
ion .Houso, a structure built of un
burnt brick and .covered with tiles, and
whic.u is ono of tho most ancient of
the Jouit Missions on tho continent.
j Many of its ancient characteristics aro
I preserved and it continues to bo used
for its original purpose. Evory othor
object of interest horo is now. Tho
numerous and palatial hotels, not ex
celled in tho world, tho long streets '
Ominous Threats ns to Gen, Slier
nas an anicio mumming tnat meas
ures to defeafc Sherman ao in pro
gress, nnd thaliheir success is con
sidered a sure thing. It says it will
givo tho Yankees no nows- of him
till it can send hews of his defeat.
For tho preBent, "Wo intend to tell
them only ono. thing, and that is that
Sherman's army, will bo mot, dofcatod
and probably destroyed without over
setting, foot on Virginia soil. Thoy
may not beliovo Ibis littlo pieco of in
formation; but wo can nssui'o them
nnrh nf tlio iviminif fnn nf nntifnvnm.n rm '
lho freedmon s bureau bill was reject
ed, nnd a new committeo appointed.
In tho House, Mr. Field, who assuult
cp' Judgo Kelley fomo timo sinco for
words spoken in debate, was brought
to tho bar of tho House, reprimanded
and discharged from custody. Tho
judiciary committeo reported a bill re
lative to tho election of conoressmen
Whig of tho 2;lth from rebel States, which was laid up
on tno taoio. Air. wuson reported
the Scnato resolution declaring tho
families of soldiers who had been
slaves, free, and declaring thoso legal
ly tunrried who had lived together in
that character. Tho resolution was
passed, as was also ono to prevent
persons in tho military and naval ser
vice interfering in the State elections.
Mr. Willnms introduced a bill in re
lation to tho confiscation of tho real
estate of rebels.
Feu. 23. In tho Senate, a bill was
passed extending tho provisions of tho
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i uub'ui ioio iu mo mticKeiei iisuory;
of tho evacuation of
that tho -confederato mind i& fully
made lip on that'point, and. that, con
sequently, Sherman's doom may bo ais0, a biU' to rebrganizo tho apprais
looked upon assealed. Tho 7;iWc7i er's Oflico in Now York, A bill was
oi tno samo datenas southern, news,
which it' 'suppresses, showing a fair
prospect ot a-docidca check to bher-: tion was passed to publish a full rems
111 mV fi ' tor of all tho officers who havo been in
lho JuqnuntixMH tho utmost con-1 tho "United Slates servico since tho
nuciico in uie npuuy oi ujo south
introduced to crcato tho National Pa-
Now England Agricultural Society
will bo hold in Boston on Thursday, I of massive blocks occupied by princely
March 2d, 1S05. I merchants, bunkoro, and brokers.
resist and defeat' "Sh'orninn, but it
sadly distrusts tho spirit of tho peo
ple It says "Apparently despis
ing tho pusillanimity of our quondam 1
cavalry, thoy (tho Yankees) havo
thrown asido all caution, and with a
tomority as insulting as it has hither
to been successful, nro boarding our
manhood in its v.cry homosteads. If
11. f't ii 11. 1 .
iuo spini oi uie, DDjim noes not riso
up and punish this insolonco, subju
gation is hot far off, and it will so
shamefully bofall us that neither sym
pathy nor honor will nttond us in Qiir
Gen. Hardeo says ho did not de
stroy tho cotton iii Savannah becauso
ho could not do it without destroying
tho city, as it was stored in collars,
garrets and warehouses al over tlio
city. Tho. Raleigh Confederate says
thero are at least 15,000 bales of cot-
tpn thus hid away in Wdmington.
Butter at Now
York is 35 a 50c.
commencement of tho rebellion. Tho
bill to increase tho efficiency of tlio
medical sorvico was passed. In the
Houso", tho bill in relation to forfeiture
of real estato of rebels was passed. It
was agreed that tho evening session bo
devoted exclusively to tho considera
tion of gcuoral appropriation bills.
Bills woro passed relativp to fraud in
iuvoices, to vessels navigating rivers
on tho frontiers and western riveif,
abolishing tho offico of navnl officer at
Salem, relative to tho surveyor resid
ing at Beverly, to amend tho tonnago
mea8iucmeht act, concerning smug
gling on tho northern and eastern fron
tiers, concerning tho collection district
of a portion of New Jorsoy, aud to reg
ulate ciiBtom houso foes on tho nortfi
ern nnd northwestern frontiers. A
bill wus reported to jmprovo tlio con
dition of femalo immigrants on pas-
Bfiigur Biups, aim to punisli persons
who, by force or fraud, procured tho
enlistment of male passengers into tho
Feu. 21. In tho Senalo, tho finnnco
nearly all of tho government property
Tho Commercial's correspondence,
dated Hatcher's Run, 25th, says: We
are now under marching orders, hav
ing received instructions to bo ready
to raovo at a moment's notice. Wo
expect to have another tilt for tho pos
session of the south side of tho rail
road, and look for a heavy engage
ment. That something is going on in
tho lines in front of us is vory evident:
I do not bclievo howovcr Leo is coiner
to retreat, though deserters nro now
coming in greater numbers than ever
and rojiort horo that ho is preparing
to fall back to Danvillo.
New Yohk, March 1.
Gold 198 1-2.
The Herald has a dispatoh contain
ing a report of tho probable junction
of Shorman and Schofield on Monday
last, at somo point not stated.
Wo look for fearly military news of
importance from North Carolina.
There is no ren6wal of hostilities on
tho James Rivor; but active operations
are anticipated and tho utmost vigi
lanco observed in Grant's lines.
Our military road is completo to
Hatcher's Run. Streams of deserters
from Leo's army continue unnbatcd.
Thoy report that Petcrfiburgh theatre
is filled with rebel government stores,
has been burned, nnd this is instanced
ns additional proof of nu intention to
ovneuato that cit
Gon. Singloton of III, supposed to
bo on an independent peaco mission,
was to lcavo Grnnt's hoad-quartors for
tho rebel capital on Monday.
'Tho Times' specinl dispatch says:
lho rebels aro withholding all news
about tho progress of Shorman. Tho
probability is ho is swooping ovory
thing before him marching on, con
quering and to conquer. Wo expect
that wo shall havo nows from him via
1" ortrcss Monroe to-day.
Tho 2W Washington dispatch
says that m anticipation ofabattlo be
tweon Gen. Sherman and Johnston the
Wav Department has dispatched a
corps of surgoons and nurses to Wil
mington from which point thoy will bo
forwarded to Sherman's army. Hos
pital stores nnd everything necessary
Misccllancons War News.
Tho latest nnd most marvellous in.
vention of "Druid," tho eeccsh Bald
more correspondent of the Now York
World, is that Uon. Lee has a Mind
schcnio for abandoning Richmond to
Grant while ho moves on Washingtoi,
Where ho will establish himself ns mfli-
tary diotator, dissolve both tho federal
and confederate govarnments, nnd re
organize on tho old basis, ns befon
tho war. Tho details of this mntniifi.
cent scheme nro very properly loft to
Tho rebel emissaries along tho Can
ada border lately assembled at Drun-
mondviHo, C. ., whore a lottcr froa
Davis was read, urging them to job
tho army in Kentucky and aid in the
final struggle. They havo suddenly
disappeared from tho frontier.
Tho Selma (Alabama) Mmwifflm
intimates that Gen. Forrest is soon to
bo heard from, and that when he doei
move ho will make tho howl of hu
roaring hoard among tho necroca aid
Yankees of tho Wost-
Privato letters from London sit
that tho rpbel French ram Ohnde, or
Stonowall, was at Ferrol. in Spaa,
but expected to leave thoro immediate
ly. Tho United States steamer An
gara was after her, as was also one of
tho French war steamers. She wi
roughly used in tho Bay of BLcaT,
and will provo a failure. Theso letten
also stato that there were three otba
rebel pirato" vessels' preparing in Eng
land now, nnd another, tho Ajax, sai!d
a few weeks since. Anothor, the H
cules. is now ready to sail from lie
Tho rebels profess to havo roatcd
and dispersed 250 of our naval bngadt
near Burwell s Bay, n., one day lw
week, killing 10.
The rebel Gou. Vaughan is orx"1
ing in East Tennessee, nnd has
lured our garrisons at Sweet uibr
and Athens, according to rebel
Tho government declines 10 rep
montK of hundred day men for gwi-
soiling tho captured forts, which fftrt
ouorcd bv (.iov. l'enton of Jit
ns a means of dodtrincr tho draft.
Tho rebels chuckle n good deal at
the Caso with which they gobbled up I
Gons. Crook and Kol V nt tumner-
Inml Wfl no wnll Hn mnv.
Rebel deserters from Dick Tajlori
army say that Mobile is to bo defep
ml TfnlifU Imnna nrn nrAprml in ll I
direction from Tennessee nndorthuj
Alabama. Kerby Smith's npJf
refuses to cross to tho cast aide oftw I
Mississippi, after two attempts lorn
the men, nnd it is thought a third
temnt will rnsnlt in oncn mi'aJ
All fliA TTtiinn n-?crTira
Texas, havo been exchanged.
Siir.nMAN's Forcks. An armj !
resnondnt nf tlin Chicago Jol
who has tho reputation of being H
orally woll posted, giving tno eu'
m . U ill U
01 lien. Kliftrman'H forces
left Savannnh.. savs:
Our army left Savannnh si
il.i nil. n i.iOt..rmanl"
.i ii.- i i ii. ii.,.c";nf force
ltL tllU UUilll til LL1U lUIlUll'h
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docs not exceed, by on, qLjsi!
number under command of
though in it nro included son f
n niA tinnnn tv hr Will hkll , Ot
. . " . '!"' '"'"."A " I .nihil"
tho vicinity of 1 'ort iwjh i
ncuini numocr muvjut,
littlp over 90,000, includmg w
T) . ... TT,.,... TTfnw
i.1 U II Xi;i& JAKyl " . . nllDi-
LrAnnnnilnnnn snvH that ft mnr.jr
of Union prisoners wiv f
tho capture of tho place- ,
confined in Camp trCjti
in 1 1 1 rirttn r n n pilv. - i.-
,..., r ,0f briitlo cbar.wl
tnr tl.n Anva nrOCedlUg .ltl0tU
-" . . . ' " x . I a Tilt'-
L1U11 LI1UI IIUU IS 9 a .BilCll"-
i i nn. -::ons nnu -. i.w
n l,.if iho food irV
away by tho ofliccr in crrfit
presented a most scS
many of thorn haviuff ju iS?
idiotic and forgotteuiuv