iuiltig tbi month of October of each year, for
the aaseetuunt or lloei ana other oausee, upuu
tli sama basis prescribed for the brigade court
on authorised by lew, tod with like P0er,
tiro weeke' notice being; first given of the hold
ing of said court; tod Id case where no en-
..'nnmntha haen held, there Shall also) be
rrtgade court called upon like nolioe, during the
..nnth of October, the same ai in case provided
tor by law, where in encampment has first been
'fUn. 7. It snail Be the duty of the adjutant
cnura! to furnish :. the auditor of eaoh oounty
uf this State with a blank form for the returns
iequiredbyMsact. - -- - '
Bio. 8. That this act shall take effect from
RICHARD C. PARSONS,
RICHARD C. PARSONS, Speaker of the House of Representatives.
ROBERT C. KIRK,
President of the Senate.
Passed April 12, 1861.
To amend the aot entitled "an act for the fur
tbe oreanizttion and discipline of the Militia
and Volunteer Militia," passed Mroh 23,
1. Beit enacted bv the General At-
ttmbty of tht State of Ohio, That the second
brigade of toe nrst aivino-u sunu iuuiuuc wi.mu
t. KnnniU th tnnhl is of Anderson. 8nrinir-
ni..mnrn. fltmmM. and Columbia: and
that the third brigade shall include within Its
bounds the townships of Milloreek, Spencer and
Sic. 2. That the new military division of the
territory of the State, prescribed in the sixth
f ecu on ot tne ac. w wokju nnoinu imcuu'
tnpnt. hull be carried into rfftct by the adju
tant general as soon as vacanoies, for any cause,
shall occur; and failure of commissioned offi
cers to uniform witbia the time ei joined by law,
hall be deemed to have created, and shall
create, such vacancy; arid the new divisions
shall correspond to the judicial districts, and the
new bMgades shall correspond to the judicial
sub districts: rrovwed, tnat in commander-in-r-Wf
mav attach continuous counties of dif
ferent divisions, temporarily, when be shall deem
ttiA mama heat, and reduce the number of bri
gades In the tenth judicial district to two: Pro
vided, that tbe present number of brigades of
Hamilton county shall remain, ana mat tnii
change shall not dr jrivc focal officers, who
have already fully uniformed, from retaining tbe
mmanrl of so much of tboir new district as
accords with the said new territorial divisions of
Said rection tlx. ol an set entitled " an act
for the further discipline of the militia and vol
unieer militia," passed march 23, 1859, is here
Seo. 3. That tho field musicians and regi
mental bands shall be enlisted in their rcspeo
iA rnrnn. ha insnected and returned, and be
subject to tbe same laws and regulations that
govern the other members ol the volunteer mi
litia. , . ,
Sic 4 That tbe general regulations here
tofore authorized by law, for the better organi-
zitioo of the militia, end such, as are usuea
mranitnt thereto, shall have tbe same foroeand
effect as the provisions of the statute passed for
Sro. 5 That the commander-in-chief may,
I .h.u Hm tha same advisable, order a camp
r.f instruction to be held, once a year, for four'
da;, during tbe period of legal encampments,
t whinh time the officers of the volunteer mili
tia, or tbe officers and all other members of said
militia, shall be drilled In the school of the sol
flier and the details ol their respective duties;
and section 3 of tbe act entitled "an act tor tbe
further discipline of the militia and volunteer
millto," passed March 23. 1859, and providing
a camp of instruction lor oincers oniy, is nereuj
Sc G. This act thill take effect on its pass
RICHARD C. PARSONS,
Speaker the House of Representatives,
ROBERT C. KIRK,
President of the Senate.
Passed April 13, 1861.
,1a for the raoid organization of the mi
lilia of Ohio, enlisted under the requisition
the P evident or tbe United states.
Srnrmn 1. Be itrnncltdby the Otntral At
mhlv f the Stale of Ohio, Tfiat the companies
of miiitia volunteers raised In this State under
any rfquiition of the fres-ident ot tne unuea
State, chall have tbe same company and regi
mental organizition as the army of tbe United
States, and when so orgnizca snau immeuiam-
ly proceed ta elect their regimental crocem, r
.'nt i h rooimpntal adiutanc and Quarter mas
ter, who sh 11 be appointed by the colonel, and
the regimental BurgcoDS, wuo enau oe sppuiu
it an horpinafipr rrauired.
Szo. 2. The regiments shall be organized
intn hrWnAea and division under the directions
nf th Governor, who is hereby authorized to
annoint fmm the citizens of this State the ma-
;.,r irrnprnl or irpnerals. and to appoint from the
general officers in com mission in the militia of
ihia State the brigadier general to command
such divisions and brigades respectively; also,
appoint all surgeon and assistant surgeon
Sto. 3 Immediately on the passage of this
act the Governor shall appoint a medical Doara,
to consist of cot less than three medical Bur
geons, and no person (ball receive the appoint
ment of surgeon or assistant surgeon nniees be
shall have been examined ana approvea Dy saia
Seo 4. The Governor shall further be author
ized to apppoint such number of aidfaie-campas
in bla judgment may he tecesaary to enaoie mm
tn diacharse hi dutv as commander-in-chief.
He shall also have authority to appoint such
assistant adjutants general nd assistant
quartermasters general a may be necessary In
his judgment; eaia omcers 10 ran as ueuieu
Sic. 5. The militia accepted by the Governor,
and all officers tbereor, and Stan cmcers in ao
tunl .ervlee. shall be entitled to the pay and
emoluments o the same grades of rank in tbe
United States Army, from the time of tbe ac
reptance of trocps by the State, and from
time of tbe election and appointment ot officers
of Ibe lino, or tbe calling into actual service,
and necessary for tbe defense of tbe State
and ccepted by the Governor.
Seo. 6. Tbi set shall be la force from
after it passsge.and sections two and three of
set entitled "Ao act relating to tbe militia
Ohio, mustered Into tbe service of the United
Statea under anv reauisitlon of the President
therof," passed April 17, 1861, are hereby re
Speaker pro tem. the House of Representatives.
President pro tem. of the Senate.
Passed April 23, 1861.
Relating to the bonds of certain officers.
Section 1. Be it 'nuclei ly tAe General At
tembly ofht State of Ohio, That the quarter
master general, commissary general, paymaster
general, and all quartermasters, commissaries,
paymasters and other persons having custody
control Or public money or oiuer property in toe
military service or tbe State, as toe uovernor
mav from time to time designate, shall several
ly give bund, with two or more sufficient sure
ties, to the satisfaction of tbe Governor, condi
tioned for the due and faithful discbarge of their
respective duties, In sncb form as may be pre
scribed by ibe Governor. Every disbursing of
ficer, and every person having tbe custody and
control of tbe property or moneys of tbe State,
or of the transportation of subsistence of the
forces of tbe State, shall, from time to time,
make report In such form, and to such depart
ment, a tbe uovernor may require; mua an ao
nnunta of exnenditorea in tho service, with the
proper vouchers therefor, shall, once in three
months, be filed in the office of the Auditor
the State, who shall audit and determine the
wallrflt nf thai same.
Sao. 2. Tbis act shall take effect on It paa-
Speaker pro tem. the House of Representatives.
ROBERT C, KIRK,
President of the Senate.
Passed April 23, 1861.
To regntafe telegraph companies. . '"
Section 1. Be U enacted bt the General At
tembly nf the Stall of Ohio, That the Governor
of thii State be authoilzed to cause to be ad
ministered to all telegraphic operators in this
. State, an oath to support tbe Constitution of tbe
United States and of tho Stat of Ohio, and
that thev will not koowiDKly uie the telegra
lines of this State, or permit Item to be used
for the purpose of conveying auy treasonable
miMirs or dispatch whatsoever. .,
Kia. 'J. 1 oat it snail not ds lawim tor any
telegraph operator to enlist In tbi militia of
this State, or In the United State army, unices
the permission ot the uovernor be first bad ana
obtained, v. .-. .-.. . . .i-'i.v.-.i-..
Bio. 3. Tbii act shall take effect from its
Speaker the House of Representatives.
ROBERT C. KIRK,
President of the Senate.
Passed April 24, 1861.
To provide more effcotually for the defense of
the State against Invasion
Simon 1. Be it enacted by he General At
tembly of the Stat of Ohio, That tbe Governor
be and be is hereby authorized, in ease ot inva
sion of the State, or danger thereof, to take
measures to oall into aotive service such num.
ber of tbe militia of tbe State as In bis opinion
mav be necessary to defend tbe State, and repel
such invasion ; and when so called Into active
service, the said militia shall serve at such place
and place a In the ludement of tbe Governor
may be best adapted to repel the Invasion and
defend the State against the same, and shall be
governed by the military laws of this State and
tbs rules and article ot war ot tne uaiwu
States, and organized in accordance with the
provisions of the act entitled "an act to provide
for the rapid organization ot tne miutuoi umo,
enlisted under tbe requisition of the President of
the Uai'ed States." passed April 23, 1861.
Sxo. 2. That the governor be and be Is
hereby authorized, If be shall deem It expedient
to continue In tbe service of tbe State, for a
term not exceeding three months, the militia of
tbe State wbo nave volunteered uoaor tne re
auisition of tbe President of the United States
ana tne proclamation ot tne governor, dui noi
exceeding nine regiments, in addition to the
thirteen regiment called out on behalf of the
federal government, and also accept not exceed
ing eight companies to be organized in part as
cavalry and In part as batteries of artillery, in
such proportions sis be may think expedient
Tbe reeiments and oompanies continued In ser
vice shall be subject to b transferred to tbe
service of the United States at iny .time. -Sio
3. In addition to tbe brigadiers general
provided for by the act entitled "an aot to pro-
r.. r.u II!.! - .r
viae tor tne rapia orgauiziuon in me luuuva ui
Ohio enlisted under th reauisitlon of the Presl
dent of tbe United Statea," passed April 23,
1861, the governor may designated from among
tbe general officers now in commission, two ad
ditional brigadiers general, lo take such com
mand as be may assign them.
- Sio 4. All contracts noreafter made for tbs
subsistence of volunteer militia shall bq let to
tbe lowest bidder, after the governor shall have
caused notice of such lettiog to be published la
at least one naoer of general circulation in the
county where such miiitia is to be subsisted, for
not less than one day; all bids shall be in writ
ing and sealed, and shall be opened, and tbe
contracts awarded, at such time and place as
shall be specified la said notice; the contractor
to give security lor tne periormance oi tne con
tracts, to tbe satisfaction of the Governor.
Sxo 5 For the purpose mentioned in tbe
first section of this act, there is hereby appro
priated the sum of one million five hundred
thousand dollars; and for tbe payment of tbe
expenses that may be incurred, under the second
section, tbe sum ot nve nuLarea tnousana aoi
Szo. 6. That to provide money to meet the
SDoroonatloiis contained in tbis act, tbe com
miationers of the (inking fund bo and tbey are
l-ereoy authorized and empowered to borrow on
tbe faith and credit of tbe State such sum and
sums of money, not exeeeding in the aggregate
two millions of dollars, as may be ascertained
by the Auditor of State, and by bim from time
to time certified to tbem to be neeessary to
meet tbe atoreaiid expenditures. And when
ever it shall become necessary to borrow any
sum of money nuder tbe authority of this act,
tbe commissioners of the silking fund shall take
such measures, snd give such publio notice by
advertisement or otherwise, is in their judgment
mav be needful to enable them to obtain tbe
same witbout unnecessary delay; and for tbe
monevs so borrowed the ommisaioners shall
issue registered certificates to tbe proper parties,
payable at the Treasury of State, or at the
agency of tbe State in tbe city of New York,
at such time and times as tbey may deem prop
er, but not longer than seven years from tbe
first day of July, 1861. Tbe certificates so issu
ed shall bear a rate of interest not exceeding
six per centum per annum, and shall not be sub
ject to any tax or assessment levied nnder the
authority ol tbis state, i ne interest on ceruu
cates payable at the Treasury of tbe State
shall be payable the first day of May and the
first day ol JNovemner in eaca year, ana me in
terest on certificates payable in New York shall
be payable the first day of January and tbe first
day of July in each year. The expenses of the
commissioners in making the loan bereia an.
thorized shall be paid from the appropriation
made by the fifth section of tbe act to provide
for tbe defense of the State, and for tbe support
of tbe federal government against rebellion,
passed April 18,1861.
Sio. 7. Ia accepting militia volunteers under
this act tbe Governor shall, so far as in his
Judgment is practicable and consistent with
prompt ana cmcient organization oi me same,
distribute his acceptances equally over all nor
tlona of the State, Including ai.d taking into
account, as a basis of such distribution, the dis
tribution alreadv made of the thirteen regiments
raised to fill tbe requisition of the President
the Uolted States. ,
Sio. 8. That tbe Governor Is hereby author
ized, la case any further requisition shall bs
made by the President of the United States up
on this State for troops, to cause the volunteer
militia authorized by this set, or any portion
of the same, to be mastered into the service
of the United States, in pursuance of such re
quisition. Sio. 9. This set to take effect from its pas
be la force for one only.
Speaker the House of Representatives.
ROBERT C. KIRK,
President of the Senate.
Passed April 26, 1861.
SECRETARY OF STATE'S OFFICE,
COLUMBUS, April 27, 1861.
I hereby certify that the foregoing acts are
true copies of the original rolls on file in this
A. P. RUSSELL, Secretary of State.
Effect of the American War on the Irish Linen
A letter from Belfast, Ireland, of May 2d,
published in the London Sunday Timet, contains
the following remarks on the above subject:
Tbe effects of the unfortunate outbreak
hostilities in tbe United States are beginning
be felt in earnest in Belfast, the seat of
Irish linen trade and capital of Ulste Already
the hand loom weavers of Balltmacarrott, Lla
bura, Newtownards, Belfast, ka , are in a state
of positive starvation, rivalling in intensity
terrible visitation oi 1E4., xcai committees,
though oi verv limited influence, la the several
afflicted localities are unceasing in their tffjrt
to oollect tbe means ot affording temporary re
lief, but their exertions labor under tbe disad
vantage of not being "fashionable," and but
trifling assistance is suoraej. me united
States kave been large importers of Irish lin
ens, which tbe recent Northern trariff will now
almost entirely exclude. Ia yarns,- owing to the
very an favorable intelligence from America,
and other causes, the home demand during the
past week has been decidedly inactive A some
what increased business has been doing with
Scotland, and I have heard of large orders for
tbe Continent, conditional on concession la pri
ces, having been declined. Tbis all tells di
rectly on tbs operatives. I may sum op tbe
present condition of the Ulster linen trade with
tha remark that, in hand loom linens with man
ufacturers., power loom linens (brown), sad
white linens with bleachers,, great depression
exists, - and that transactions, though small,
keep pace with the present decreased prod ac
tion. , ;.-.,,;"? 1 '.
Immiwsc GiAfif Smms-TS The Detroit Tri-
bum of Thursday afternoon says: "It is esti
mated that between yesterday noon snd to sight.
embracing say thirty two boors, some one hun
dred and fifty grain laden vessels will havs
passed this port from Lake Michigan, with ao
aggregate, of over two millions of onineisor
gntifl, This Is nnprectdented." . , 1(
KASiranrr kukb, .muishen.
., COLUMBUS. ohio.'-
TUESDAY MORNING, MAY 31, 1861.
The Republic of Andorre.
The Mile Italian village of San Marino is
shorn of the honor of being the only republio
I la Europe whloh baa survived the prooesa ot
modern centralization. A writer ia tue r.uin
bug Retuu for April, 1861, has discovered snd
-.t,nm.it. an in sneak, a little repuouo in tuo
ia.t accessible regions of tho Pyrenees, which
haa existed for more than a thousand years, ana
still preserve Its ancient lmplloity ana inae-
oendence. It i oalled the Republic oi Anaorre.
Of its existence and Its great antiquity, me mow
tiaiWnr avidenca la oroduced. Oa these we
.hall not dwell, but Diss to a lew more Interest
j.t.u, ..utlnir to itaireoeraobv.lta history,
,nli ,h custom and eharaoter of
government, and the custom, ana
. Andorra is isolated by mountains on every
frontier, and included neither in France nor In
Bn.li. hnt IntArToninir between the two. it
lies between the Pyrenees of Arriege, lo France,
itA Pcrenefin of Catalonia, in Spain Tbe
domain of the republio consists of three valleys,
one of whioh runs parallel with, and the other
two transversely to, the great lidge of moun
Ulns that connects the Atlantic with the Medi
tAfinin ahora. Its greatest length Is under
thirty miles, Us greatest breadth nnder twenty
and tbe population is nnder eight thousand.
PiftAAn hundred men. or nearly one sixth of
tha nonnlatlon. are alwav prepared to defend
r - r ...
Tbe government of tbis little commonwealth
is that of an aristocracy legislating by represent
ation. It Is formed of six political divisions,
aach of which is co extensive with one of Its
nirishes. Eich has Its subordinate, bnt dls
tinot, local legislature, formed of bcreaitary
land-holders. Tbeae bodies severally elect two
consuls, wbo form the executive io each divls
loo. and serve for a year. The supreme legis
lature consists of twenty four delegates of tbe
. .... I l. ! - . La
six inferior legislatures tour Deiug bcu uj
each of tbe local assemblies. These are tbe
two consuls for the current vear, and tbe two
next ex consuls in each division. This assem
bly, which psasessea tbe supreme autborlty,
sleets, again, two Syndics, who are the execu
tive of the republic. Ia practice, however, tbe
first Sjndic, commonly termed "The Syndic,'
transacts nearly the whole of tbe executive bus!
oesi of Andorre. But tbe republic has a com
plete administrative organizttioo without I
single paid public officer, and tbe largest pro
portionate military establishment ol burope
(such as it is) without a shilling of taxation
Tbe first credited tradition of Andorre dates
from 778. and the first written charter which is
known still to exist, from 801. In 778 two di
plomaa appear to have been Issued by Chasxk
maoni, tbe one granting to the see of Urgel
(beyond tbs frontier of Catalonia) the tithes
of the six parishes which now form the republic
tbe other granting tboir Inhabitants a distinct
military organisation. Ia 801, a fresh diploma
was issued by Louis, King of Acqultaine, ex
pressed to be made in the right of bis father
Ch.ilim.oni, and constituting the people of
Andorre an Independent state. The original
manuscript of this laat chnrter is still preserved
among the archives of the Republic.
According to the advice of their Emperor
tbe Andorrians instituted a protector, and their
choice fell on the nefgbboriog'Counta of Folx.
Ia 860, Cuaslis tbe Bald issued a diploma
wrongfully assigning the sovereignty of Andorre
which Chaiilkiiaon! had vested In the inhab
itantsto the Bishops of Urgel. But it was
never acknowledged in the republio. Hence
arose a war of Andotrlan Independence, which
lasted for the unheard of space of four hun
dred years. It took the shape of a triangular
contest between the Bishops of Urgel as pre
tenders, tbs republicans as lawful sovereigns,
and tbs Counts of Folx, nominally, as protec
tors. But, like nearly all protectors of that
age, the Counts merely ravaged the country they
professed to befriend.
Finally, la 1278, a picification was made, un
der which the Bishops and the Counts receded
from tbs contest, nnder the title of jjiot suzer
ains of Andorre; bnt their anthorlty soon sub
sided Into a mere co-protectorate. By tbe traoai
tions of time, it has come to pass that the
Emperor of the French and tbe 8panlsh Bishop
of Urgel are sow joint protectors of the repub
lic. Since 1278, no material change has occur
red to the little commonwealth.
A few worda as to tbe customs and condition
of the Andorrians must close this brief sketch.
Five times a year, on the occurrence of some
great festival of the Church (for the people are
all devout Catholics), the four and twenty rep
resentatives to the supremo Congress assembled
at tha village designated the Capital, to deliber
ate on publio affairs. Each delegate arrives
horseback, and a national stable with our and
twenty stalls Is prepared. " Each legislator puts
up bis borss with his own hands, attends divine
service ia the chapel, exchanges his peasant's
dress for tbs stateliestcostume, shoots partridges
and pheasants is summer, hunts bears and wolves
in winter, passes few laws, and ventures upon
Tbs dwellings of tht higher ' class of land
holders are of tbe rudest architecture, and
laborers live ia hots, and sleep on lb skins
bears. Eiucatiou is a thing almost unknown
among the people Moat of their chief men
still sign with their "mark," after the good
style of their Imperial patron and founder,
Two things seem effectually to protect the
Andorrians from the loroads of their mors cult!
vatcd neighbors namely, the inaccessibility
their situation and their extreme poverty
ST Tht General Assembly of the Presbyte
rian Church (O. S. ) is bow ia session at Phila
delphia. Oa last Friday the Assembly took
the qaestioa of tbs place where the next General
Assembly should be held. Various cities were
named, and two ballots werehsd. The second
ballot resulted as follows: Washington City,
107; Columbus, Ohio, 130. Columbus, Ohio,
was then declared the next meeting place
the Assembly. Oa motion of Dr. Smith, of Co
lumbar, Ohio, it was resolved that tbe Assem
bly meet at Columbns.ln tbe First Presbyterian
Church. . r ' -. r ;. ; ',
H7Th story of the removal of the remains
of Washington, from Mt, Vernon, by the Vir
ginians, tarns out, 1 ike many other of the tele-
craDhio despatches of tbe day, to be untrue.
the newsmongers for the associated press do
not ba a little more careful Id tbe character
their news (baa. they have been for ths last
month, the reputation of ths telegraph, never
too good, will be exceedingly bad Indeed f
tTSam Pike ears that some men caO -no
more stand tbe seorsbing truths of Democracy
and tbe scrutinizing Investigations of a Demo-
rati press, than a polar bear can etana ine
k i.mmmiiih n, m. MM. anna- -
VUrniua KU'V1R.HI v. u aw..,w awMwfJ( ,f ,f ,
How Northern Democrats are Treated at the
How Northern Democrats are Treated at the South.
S. S. Cox. We see from tho papers that this
once gallant Democratic Representative from
Ohio, who was so a! mails distinguished for his
efforts in trying to beat baok (be tide of Black
Republican fanatioism, has coma oat ana de
clared himself In favor of making war upon tbe
Sonth. We are almost ready to exolaim wltb
Catsar. "el tu, Brut J' : but, unlike Car, we
are unwillina- to fold our robes - auietlv and re
celve tbe stab. Come on, Mr. Cox; our steel is
ss sharp for you as it is for jour inrernal asso
elates. Louisiana Courier, .
Tbis is the sort of gratitude which Northern
Democrats are to receive from the -South, for
their efforts In behalf of the constitutional rights
of that section. It is especially unjust toward
Mr. Cox; for while he voted for every proposl
tioa of oeace. Inoludlng Coi win's and Carr
tindin's, he advised them in his speech of Jan
uary 14, 1861; of the feeling which would be
aroused by the first overt act of rebellion ana
treason. While he was anxions to avert tbis
war by every effort of pacification, he held that
'secession was not right In any poBBlblo rela
tlon, and that to tolerate it In theory or prac
tice was moral treason to patriotism and good
government." Ho urged, that if tbs Sooth
should go oat Inconsiderately, as soma States
were then going, the conn try would Inour the
fearful hazard of war. He advised tbem, while
making every effort to compromise, that the
government should bs sustained by all Its legal
fjreea. i - . . ....
While tbe Louisiana Courier compliments him
for his efforts against sectionalism, it should
remember that it has been the conduct of suoh
States as Louisiana which has placed tbe true
Union men of the North in the'.r present atti
tude. Mr. Cox warned them that tbe attack on
Sumter would open the dreadful and last resort
We quote bis language: '
"Bat what a danger is here! Once let tbe
a1tv tn this Government be broken, and wbo
oan restrain tbe exoessts incident thereto? If
tuck exeetut be commuted, there toouui be -reused
a martial spirit which, in ttuhing to the de
fence of Major Andtreo and kit men in Fort
Sumler, ot to atengt xntvr aeaxn, muut u
dart all in the name of our Great Republic
Touch not a hair of hit head! He it t acred to
day. Ht mbtdiet tht patriotism of miJJum.
Accident has maae mm tna aeienaer oi mm
flag which has floated from Bunker liill to
Mexico. Hisdaath would open a guit in which
the people would pour, in vengeance and in
vain, their treasures and their children. -
How prophetic was this warning I If Mr. Cox
was right then, he Is right now. Bat tbis warn
ing came borne to Louisiana, la close connection
with ber material interests. When tbe Louisl
ana editor talks of tbe "war upon the South"
and the "Infernal associates" in that war, he
should remember the great fraud of Louisiana
in relation to tbe Mississippi, which Mr. Cox
oredicted would receive tbe protest of arms. He
sid: , ri ..
Or if a confederation South propose to control
tha mouths of tbe Mississippi and itsbinks, do
von believe It could be done witbout a protest of
armsT uo you snow ine uiawry oi voai acqui
sition, and its vital necessity to tbe Northwest?
I bone oa nave listened to ine aoie recuai oi
r . , . . i . . if.ni i
my Irlend irom Illinois iinr. iucviaaiwi;
touching tbese points. It would seem , from tbe
news we have to day, that a system of espion
age and detention by force ba already beta be-
run ia Mississippi, upon steamers Jrora ine
North. That mighty river, of two thousand
miles extent, one of whoso tributaries doubles
tha narent stream in its length, witb Its Sbu.uuu,
000 worth of steamers, doing the business of
twelve states, with an area of one million two
hundred thousand tquare miles drained by its
waters from the snows and timbers of tbe
North to the sua and blooms ot the Sonth will
ever remain ia the Union! : It was the necessi-
tv for its use and outlet which, la part, called
for tha Constitution seventy-five years sgo. As
tbe veteran General Case told me, the aparse
noDulaiion in my own State, of which be was
one. were even then ready to rise in arms, ia
ennaeoneooa of a provisional treaty witb Spain.
which did uot adequately provide for tbe coveted
riparian privileges. And now, after a usufruct
ot three quarters of a century, not only ths
commerce, the honor, and the rights of the West,
but the protesting voices of nature, calling from
valley ana hill, la summer rains, in goia wasuiog
streams and smiling cultivation; nay, progress
iteelf, which is the life of the West which bas
1. 1 J . U a nnA.'a nk.aaa annliAjt lltn.
tUAUE la U IT5 C I ? C auu pva tuiasv, r r
oient Lstium, titers ZeOis, atque potent armit
nreirress. which is the stride of a god across tbe
continent all tbese agenciea would conspire
redden tbe Mississippi to float our unequalled
nrodnca between its banks to the sea I It ia in
dustry whioh would thus decree; and it would
execute its own edict. With us, not gold, nor
nttnn. bat indoitst is kino I However borne
iv it attire, it wesrs the spiritual purple, and on
its brow tbe coronal ol bearded grain, lm pearled
with tha miceleis sweat of independence,
will stretch its sceptre from the una unto the
ends ol the earth I Neither Imposts, nor tariffs,
new obstructions, nor foreign oontrol, nor hazard
of for el en war. can hedge in its empire. Tbese
right of transit ana outlet are our dj use,
. . , i . . i : 1 1
purchase, Dy possession; auu oura mej wm is
mala. ' ' . ...
This speech was circulated by Union men all
through the South. It helped to stay the
of secession in the Border States; but In
Gulf States, no principle of fraternity seemed
prevail; nothing but that Indiscriminate malice,
cren against Northern Democrats, which struck
down Dooolas, acd which pursues with insatiate
inrratitude every loyal man who loves
a - ,
Union and tbe Constitution.:
Such venom as tbe extract we have quoted
oan only noison tbe press which uses It. Tbe
Southern heart may be fired by such articles
bat there will be firing of another kind done
before II will learn to beat responsive to duty
A Silly Falsehood.
Tbe Cincinnati Commercial of Monday, in
main leader, connects the Ohio Statesman with
certain other papers named by it, as being
"very much exercised about tbe authority of
President for calling oat volunteers for three
years' service." There is nothlr.g la the world
so greatful to the Coemesreial as to tell a false
hood on the Statesman. '
Whan the telegraph first announced that
was the Intention of tht Government to make
second oall for troops, for three years' service,
we said there was probably some mistake in
matter, since , there was no law authorizing
such a call. In a day or two afterwards,
Proclamation ol'lhe President appeared. In
Proclamation it was expressly stated that the
and acceptance of volunteers under it wer
mads subject to the; confirmation of Congress,
when it should meet In July next. The Stattman
published that Proclamation, which fully ex
plained Itself and tbe conditions upon wbioh
second call for troops was made. From that
day to the present, tbe Statetman hss not at
time discussed 'the question of the authority
the President, or" In any way been "exercised
about" it, and the Commercial Is well aware
tha fact. Iu attack uoon tbe ffioteimsa,
(his connection, Is simply one of its periodical
ebullitions of malice, for whioh that paper is
notorious. Tbe eblsf editor of ths Commercial
it a lying scamp, so rone to falsehood and defa
mation that be eonnot tell tbe truth on tbe most
ordinary occasion. ..:
At tbe time that we expressed a doubt as
tha correctness of tbs telegrsphio report of the
contemplated call for three years' men, we were
not elope in discrediting it. The report did not
say that the plan and call were to be subject
the confirmation of Congress, ' and hencs tbs
opinion that it was without foundation.. .The
Cblo.eo 7Vfa. th organ or tha Adsalnistra
If. a" rl I' f: eiivcr
.';:; i.'-!T '
tlon in that city, thus treated the rumor when
it first appeared: ; ;., ' i ,:;',v .
THE SECOND CALL.
' Ic none of our exchanges do ws any au
thoritative announcement of a second oall for
volunteer. Tbe New York papers gives as no
further Insight ; but special dispaten irotn
Washington to the Cincinnati Gazette Is as fol
lows: '-' "
April 30th. It has been determined to-day
to increase the new levy of volunteers, regulars
and sailors, to 83.000 men. and further to aooeot
25,000 men, on three months' servloe, over and
above tbe 7D,uuu originally asked for. The to
tal Dumber to be In arm oon is 183,000,
This Is a far different announcement from
that brought us on Tuesday by telegraph, via
New York; but It la In itself improbable. The
President has not the power, witbout tho con
currence of Congress, to add 83,000 to the Ar
my and Navy; and it is improbable mat, can
Inir for mora volunteers, he would content him
self with the paltry number of 25,000, It is
likely that tbe Washington papers wnica win oe
reoelved to-morrow will throw more light; on
the lubieot. Meanwhile, it is clesr, II a call
has been made, that there is a gross error in
tha time for which thev are asked to serve. Tbe
President cannot emolov volunteers more than
thlrtv davs after tbe meeting of Congress
That body Is called together for the 4th of July.
No call, then, can contemplate the employment
of State trooos bevona tbe 4tn or Angus., wita
out their own consent. Chicago 7Vion. ' ' '
Ohio Military Laws.
We publish In ths Statesman to-day all the
laws passed by the General Assembly of Ohio
rela ting to the Militia and Military Affairs of
the State- Many persons desire to see tbe va
rious scts,and we have thought it proper to pub
llsh them all in one paper, ao that those having
necessity to refer to them oan hare them all to
E7"Ooca8lonal," the Washington corres,
nondent of the Philadelphia Prett, gives the
folio win i in his letter of the 17th lostanti
While SteDhen A. Douglas is doing his fall
duty in Illinois, Lewis uass, ine veneraoie ex-
Raw etarv or state, dow at nis nome in micoigan
exhibits tbe most patriotio spirit, lissi nigai,
about eleven o'clock, I heard the inspiring
strains of the Star Spangled Banner, and follow
ing the music, soon came op with tbe Michigan
Keglment, tne nrst regimen mat una roocucu
Washington from the great Northwest." It is a
stalwart body of men, warmly clad, completely
provisioned, and armed and ready for any dan
ger. I learn that General Cass is resolved,
even in nis oia age, io aie wivu uruci vu mo
back, and has mounted his old uniform, and re
views his troops, now congregated ia Detroit,
every morning. He has oonirioutea oat or nis
private fortune $25,000 to the equipment of tbe
Michigan volunteers, and $10,000 to the sup
nort of their families during their absence.
Mr. Buchanan's contribution to tbe support of
tbe troops, from his own city ot Lancaster, was
first set down at $5,000, but subsequent informa
tion struck off one, if not two, of the cyphers of
this sum. -
The Point of Honor.
[From the National Intelligencer, May 17.]
The subjoined letter from Ex-President Bu
chanan was received at the office of tbe Na
tional Inteligencer a few days ago. A friend of
the Ex President, wbo happened to read the
letter, and wbo feels much interested in tbe
Question ol honor and duty, wbioh tbe letter in
cidentally but very strongly states, and thinking
that the opinion of one who has served tbe conn
try so conspicuously and so long might exert a
salutary lufluence oa the opinions of others,
asked and obtained tbe consent of tbedistingulsb
ed writer to its publication, and It is published
WHEATLAND, May 6, 1861.
To ht Editort of tht National InteUigtncttt
Gentlemen: Ia tbe coafasioa of the times
have not received your tri-wekly numbers 9,
157 and 9.158, of April 27 and April 30, 1 believe.
Aa your is tbe only paper of whioh.
preserve a file, I should feel greatly obliged
you would send me mese oumoera. .
Several items in the Intelligencer have awe
keoed my attention to tbe facility with wbioh
military men relieve thermal' Irani thai,
oaths aod change their allegiance. A military
oath has ever been held sacred ia all ages and
in all countries. Betides tbe solemn sanctions
of religion, there is superadded the highest ap
peal to personal honor. Each military officer
Swears mat ne will uear iruo iickiuuc hi uo
United States, and serve them honestly and
faithfully against all their enemies and oppoj
era whatsoever. They do not (wear to sup-
pirt tbe Constitution of any State. Educated
by tbe Unltea states, iney nerong w vne reaer
al Government In a peculiar sense- Whilst
can imagine why ao officer might resign rather
than shed tbe blood ot citizens oi bis native
State in war, yet it is difficult to excuse or pal
liate the next step, whioh is to go over to ths
enemy, snd make war upon the time-honored
flag of the country. Major Beauregard, when
be discharged tne nrst gun against roriBumter,
lighted a flame which will require a long time
to extinguish. Tbe people of the North
present are enthusiastically unanimous. The;
never were aroused until that shot was fired.
often warned Southern gentlemen that tbis
would be the Inevitable result. ,
I enioy good health, and as tranquil a spirit
as the evils impending over my country will per
Your friend, very respectfully, .
Important from the Southwest.
The New Orleans papers of Saturday
Sunday being highly important intelligence re
garding a movement upon tbe Texas frontier.
Tne rteavune ot tbe lin says:
, "We learn by tbe steamer J. Af. Sharp, which
arrived this morning from Jefierson, Texas
tbat news reached that place on Tuesday last,
by express, in a letter to J. M. &. J. C. Murphy
tbat Montgomery, of Kansas notoriety, at
bead of 3,1)01) men had taken Fort Wasbtaw
Messengers had been sent to Marshall and othei
places, lor mea, money, guns, nowder and lead.
Capt. Bill Young, with about 600 men, was
tne marcn trying to oppose Montgomery. Tbis
news was corroborated last Wednesday.
Sbreveport Tbe greatest excitement prevailed
throughout tne country, i be bells were ring
ing when ths SAorp left Jefferson, for the pur
pose of calling a town meeting. Already
large meetiBg naa oeen ma at onreveport.
A correspondent ol the Picayune writes:
Io connection with the reported taking of Fort
Washita by the notoiious Montgomery of Kan
sas Abolitioa fame, it may be as well to state
tbat three weeks sgo 1 learned in Ualveston,
undoubted authority from St. Louis, via New
Orleans, and published it in the Galveston New,
that Mr. Lincoln's Secretary of War bad, about
a week before, sent a dispatch to Major Mont
gomery, U . S A., at St. Louis, to Instruct Major
tmory (who has something to ao with tne Over
land Mail route) to concentrate all tbe force
could at forts Washita, Cobb aod Arbuckle,
which posts are just outside of the Northern
frontier of Texas, and paiallel with it, '
Major Emory was to use bis own discretion
as to when aod how to carry out the order. Tbii
aews his doubtless ere this reached the Texas
. Major Montgomery, you will remember,
taken prisoner the other day by tbe Arkansas
State troops, at or near t ort Smith, on tbe
em frontier of that State, and tbe point of de
parture oi tne overiana stages.
Fort Wasbils is on tbe Camanche Reserve
tbe north-west of Texas, and will afford Mont
gomery an excellent opportunity, backed
tnose inaiaos, wno an oate tne i cxans, to depre
aaie in our own state.
CTThe appointment of Mr. Barlow, who was
appointed Inspeotor of Contraband Articles
Cleveland, under tbe ne wisw, by ths Uovernor,
was revoked before be had fairly got through
congratulating himself. The Governor was as
sured that be was not true to the flag of the
union. ma. uwimereiai. - ,, , f
Mr. Barlow is a Douglas Democrat. That's
what alia him. No mora staunch Union man
ever fought a sixteen starred or eight starred
flsg than Mr. Barlow. In tbis city, which in No
vember gave Linooio l,U majority, Mr. Bar
low was elected City Attorney aa a Union man
this spring by 476 majority. Us is ell over
the Doaglss-Andy Johnson style of Democrats,
snd 'loins himself to no party that does not
follow tho flag and keep step to the music of the
Uolon," twvvKiM rutin Vtoto.
Interesting Account of Captain McDonald's Removal
from the St. Louis Arsenal.
[From the St. Louis Evening News.]
The publio, we believe, are well advised af
all tbe particulars attending tbe capture and la.'
Erlsonrceut, Dy ivapt, Lyon, of Capt. E. Mao
lonald. ' Tbe story of his suddea and mysteri
ous removal from the Arsenal, and of his bre-
aant afhapaahonta. onlv rsmalna in ka tnM "-
sent whereabouts, only remains ta bs tald
On Monday night last. Information having
reached the officer In command at the Arsenal
that the writ of habeat oorput was about being
served, the removal of Capt. MacDonald was
decided noon. For this purpose a skiff was pro
cured. Tbe prlsoosr was marched out of tbe
Arsenal grounds under guard of four armed
soldiers commanded by Capt, .Cole. t Some
movement of the kind must have been suspected
bv outsiders, for before tha nartv reached the
skiff, a lurious rush was made by a considerable
number ot persons to rescue tbe prisoner.
The consequences would unquestionably have
been serious, but for tbe interposition and re
marks or Uapi. Maou. nimseir, wbo expressed
his readiness to accompany his oaptora across the
river, and begged his friends to abstain from anv
aot calculated to aggravate tbe circumstances
surrounding him. His words had the desired
effect, and tbe crowd began to disperse. Before
doing so, however, news of the trouble bad
reached the Areenal.eausing no little exoltement
A body or soidiars was immedistely sent to rein
force Capt. Cole, and things Were soon as quiet as
; Everything being In readiness, the prisoner
was placed in the trail boat, and, under the
officer and guard above mentioned, pushed out
Into the stream. Tbe boat was at once beaded
for a point nearly immediately opposite on the
Illinois shore; but so strong was the current,
that tbe party found themselves drifting rapid
The soldiers bad labored very bard, but in
spite of their exertions tbe current carried
tbem onward. They were fatigued and almost
worn out, though tbe fact was soon made appar
ent tbat tbe worst ot their trouble baa to come.
Oa nearing tbe Island below tbe Arsenal, tbe
boat sprang a leak and began to fill rapidly with
water 1 At one time it was thought sbe wonld
go under, bnt the energetio balling of all hands
kept her afloat until the island was reach
ed. Here a second boat was procured, and
soon thereafter a landing was made on tbe Illi
It bad now grown far into the night, and the
feelings of tbe men alter tbe severe ordeal
through which they had passed mast have been
anything but pleasant. Still tbey pushed on,
taking the road to Caseyvllle. This place is
said to be about aix miles from St. Louis, though
it is plain to be seen tbat tbe route taken by
Captain Cole considerably increased the dis
Proceeding about one mile beyond Caseyvllle,
the party halted at an encampment of United
States troops, numbering some two thousand
under command ol Col. MoArthur. To Ihi
officer Captain MaoDonald was delivered by the
Arsenal force, but wltb wnat lnBtruotions we
sre not prepared to say.
Intelligence of Capt. MacD.'s arrival awaken
ed tbe greatest curiosity among tbe Illinois vol
unteers. They had beard of his refusal to take
the obligation at tbe Arsenal, and though they
did not approve of tbe secession sentiments by
which they imagined bim to be actuated, yet
tbey all admired bis pluck, and resolved to treat
aim as a brave soiaier, ana so ne was treated
from the moment of bis arrival in the camp
Tbe conduct or uot. AicAuthur towards nis
prisoner is referred to io tbe highest terms.
Captain MacL. bavins; recruited from tbe la
tlcues of his perilous trip, is In the best of spir
its. . He is cheerfully permitted to see and
converse wltb friends, and, all things consider
ed, is faring "sumptuously." What disposition
is to be made of bim be does not know, nor is b
advised ot the next move that is to be made io
connection with bis oase. He was yesterday in
formed of tbe proceedings that took place before
J udge Treat.
Yesterday afternooc, C. S- MacDonald, Eq
started for Casey villa to see his brother. He
met with no obstacle nor interruption of any
kind, but was treated with every courtesy by
Col. McArthur and staff, and the soldiers gen
The Slaves in Missouri.
LETTER TO GEN. HARNEY.
General WILLIAM S. HARNEY, Commanding the
Military Department of the West, St. Louis,
Sia lo common with thousands who have
perused your admirable proclamation of this
morning, 1 return you toe thanks or citizen of
Missouri tor its patriotio tone and tranquilizing
assurances, I hero is nothing in this paper
which in my opinion needs explanation: yet I
wish to be able to answer, witb the authority
of your name, a question which I have already
replied to on my own Judgment. Last evening
a gentleman of the highest respectability and
intelligence, irom ureene county, Missouri,
asked me whether I supposed it was the intent
tion of the United States government to in
terfere with the institution of negro slavery in
Missouri or any slave state, or impair tne se
curity of that description of property. Of course
my answer was most unqualifiedly, and most
Indignantly, In the negative. I told bim that I
had no means of forming an opinion which were
not Open to every other private citisen: but
that I felt certain that the force of tbe United
States would, If necessary, be exerted for tbe
protection of this as well as any other kind of
property. Will you be good enough to spare
from your engrossing military duties so much
time as may be required to say whether I aa
swered correctly? I have tbe honor to be, witb
tbe highest respect, yonr most obedient servant.
THOMAS T. GAN NTT.
ST. LOUIS, May 14, 1861.
GENERAL HARNEY'S REPLY.
MAY 14, 1861.
Thomas T. Ganntt, Esq.; St. Louis, Mo :
Bia I have just received your note of this
date, inquiring whether, In my opinion, you were
correot in replying to a citizen of Southwestern
Missouri as to tbe purpose of the United States
government respecting the protection of negro
property. I must premise by saying that I have
ne epeolal Instructions on tbis bead from the
War Department. Bat I should as soon expect
to hear tbat the orders of the government were
directed toward tbe overthrow of any other kind
of property as of tbis in negro slaves. ' I enter
tain no doubt whatever that yon answered the
q uestion yon mention correotiy, i snouia cer
tainly have answered it in the same manner, and
1 think with tbe very reelings you describe.
am not a little astonished that suoh question
couia oe seriously put. Already since tbe com
mencement of tbese unbsppy disturbances,
slaves have escaped from their owners, and have
sought reiuge in the camps or United States
troops from Northern States, and commanded
by a Northern Geneial. They were carefully
seat back to their owners. An insurrection
slaves was reported to have taken place in Ma
ryland. A Northern General offered to the Ex
ecutlve of that State the aid of Northern troops
under his own command to suppress it. Incen
diaries have asked of the President permission
to invade the Southern States, and nave been
warned that any attempt to do tbis will bs pun
ished as a crime. I repeat It, I have so special
means of knowledge on ibis subject, bat what
i navecitea, ana my general acquaintance with
tbe statesmanlike views of tbe President, make
me confident la expressing the opinion above
given, very respecuuiiy jour ooeaient ser
WM. S. HARNEY,
Brigadier General commanding Military Department
of the West.
Movements or Mm. Lincoln. Mrs. Lincoln
snd party left this city last evening by the Fall
River route for Boston. Today Mrs. Lincoln
will proceed to Cambridge, Mass., and remain
in that city nntil Monday, in comoanv with her
son Robert, who Is at present pursuing his stud
ies in uarvara university. Uo Monday Mis.
Llnooln will return direot to Washington and
resume her position ai mistress of tho White
House, a position whioh she is evidently quali
fied to fill, not only with grace but dignity, as,
during her stay lo New York, she has won
"golden opinions" from all who have been In
troduoea to ner. Among tne targe numoer or
visitors who oalled on Mrs, L. daring her stay at
the Metropolitan Hotel, was Hon. D. 8. Greg
ory and family, of New Jersey. Mr. Gregory
is very old and intimate friend of President
I.lnnnln. and his raoentlon bv Mrs. T.lnrnln waa
very flattering and cordial. iV, Y. iff raid, May
,i i I ss
The Frenchmen in New York tave riven
$1,771) to equip tba Lafayette Guards) amde up
wholly of Frenchmsn ' : ' ' '' 1 , ' ' .
Address of the Archbishop of St. Louis to the
Roman Catholics of St. Louis.
Bilovio BaiTHiENi The deplorable events
which have lately occurred admonish me to re
new the exhortation I addressed yon on a former
occasion, and reoall to your minds tbe great
principles ol our Holy tteiigion, as me oniy ei
fectual means of calming tbe excitement tbat
prevailsV In no easels tbe Christian jnstinea in -
the precept of universal oharlty In- t
culcated In the teachings, and exhibited in the ,t
praotloe of tbe Son or Hod. Listen not to me '
suggestions of anger, bnt banish from your
thought-, e well as from your nearts,. every . ..
feeling incompatible with tbe duty of subjecting , .
it to tbe dlotates of reason and religion. It is,,.t t
not In tbe excitement of tbe moment that you- .
ean hope to find the remedy of tbe evils from
wnicn toe community ta suffering, ana woicu .1 . :
have brought so muoh bereavement and distress
to individuals. . .
Remember that any acrvmaalon bv individuals '
or bodies not recognized by tbs laws, from which , .
tbe loss ot life may follow, is an aot of murder,
of which every one engaged in such aggression ,
is guilty, no matter now great and galling tne
provocation may have been; and bear In mind,
tbat under tbe influence of suoh unholy feelings
ss lead to such sots, tbe Innocent are confound. '
ed witb tbe guilty, or those wbo are presumed ,
to be such. ' '
A firm reliance on the superintending eire of
Providence; an bumble submission to His will, " '
whloh has permitted tbe present trial to befall -'
us, donbtlsss lor our correction, and to remind
us of our dependence on bim; and a generous
sacrifice of every feeling Incompatible with that
spirit of brothorhood which all men, aodes-
Seolally the inhabitants of the same olty, should
e animated are dispositions wbioh will be
more efficaolous in restoring public tranquility
and maintaining order than tbe promptings of
vlndiotiveness, wbioh would surely increase and
aggravate our evils. "Dearly beloved, let us
love one another, for charity Is of God. And
every one that loveth is born of God and know
etb God. He that lovetb not, kaoweth not God;
for God Is Jobn, lv.t 7. 8.
PETER RICHARD, May 14, 1861 Archbishop of St. Louis.
HTUoquestionably Jeff. Davis, as the head of
the military operations ia the South, has sig-"
nally failed to fulfill Southern expectation. '
Tbe enthusiastic confidence that was felt In
him is fast dying out. All the glowing predic
tions as to what be would do have in rapid suc
cession been falsified. ' Eis late devotees have
been looking dally for great results from all bis
military movements, but they see nothing.
Tbis will never do, no, never. ' If Jeff, doesn't
startle bis Cotton State friends very soon, per
haps they will startle him. Lounoills Jiumau
Master Commissioner's Sale.
Conrad Dora ) .
vs. Superior Court,
llartln Trent et al. I
V. VILITUE OF AN OBDEB OF tJALft
to ma directed, from tha Superior Court or
Traiklln oounty, Ohio, I will offer tor tale at tho door
of the Court Home, Id tho olty or ooluooua, on
Saturday, the 221 day of Jane, A, D. 1861,
between the hoursof ten o'clock A. if. and 4 o'clock P,
H . , tb followiDi- described real estate , sltnaia id Jacison
toVDihlp, rranaiiD. eoaniy, unio.io wu: ran oi omr
ral Uoriran't Surrey, No. 1304, belog tho tout half of '
tha fnllowin DrcmlMt i beatnnlDi at the norlh-wsit cor- i
per of raid lurrey; running thence south 88 deg. 85 min.
east 10 73-100 poles to a alone, corntr to Cyrus Roods; -
thenc soutn n aeg. east vaou-iuu poieno a nont, cor
ner to John Rider; thence with said Kader's north line
north 88 deg. 13 mln. west 101 91100 poles to tho oentro
of tha road: thtnoo with tho centra of said road north
9 deg. IS mln. east 7550-100 poieito the plao of bein-
nlrn, oonumiDK iwemi-nve iroj acre, , more or ten.
Appraised at 18 00 per aore.
O. W. nurPMAN, Sheriff .
and Master Oommlsilonor.
Printer's fees 3,74.
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS.
1)HOP09A.Ii9 XUXWXa BE RECEIVED
at tha Office of the Oommlnary General of Ohio an
til MONDAY, May (0, 1861, at o'clock P. M.. for the
following subilstenoe.stores to be furnished at Jaeksoat
Jackson county, Ohio, vis: ' , i "'
80 barrels of clear Mots Pork. - - ' i -5,000
pounds Hard Bread. ,
73 traahels of White Bean, i -j ..' .t
1 1 POO pounds Bio Ooffeo.
' 3 000 pounds prime N. O. Satar.
SOU gallons pure Older Vinegar. " '
450 pounds Pressed Tallow Candles. - ,7.
. 1,800 pounds of Hard Boa p.
Samples required of Bard Bread, Coffee, Bogar, Can
dles and Soap.
Bveryarticl to bo of the best quality and to be lnipoct--oa
mm omuvcic. - -
One-half tho amount to bs delivered by tnex'JI day of
Hay, 1861, and ths balance within ten days from that
date. , O. P. BUCKINGHAM,
..- Commissary General of Onto.
Proposals wa 111 be received at the same time for the sama
amount and kind of articles, to be delivered at Athens, '
Ohio, io like manner as the above.
O. P. BUCKINGHAM,
Oommlnary General of Ohio.
Columbus, O., Hay 17, 1861. l td
NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS.
PROPOSALS WILL BE RECEIVED ''
UNTIL MONDAY, May 30th, 1861, at 9 o'clock P.
M., at tho Office of tho Commissary General of Ohio, for
famishing the following Subsistence Stores at Zanesvtlle,
Ohio, vis: i .. .. .
S75 barrels Clear Meis Pork. ' ' -
30,800 pounds Hard Bread, - -j
8 )0 buihels White Beans.
6 000 pounds Bio Coffee.
12.000 pounds brown N. O. Bogar. , .
1,000 gallons pare Cider Vinegar. , ',
1,500 pounds Pressed Tallow Caudles,
4,000 pounds Hard Soap. , .
Samples reaulred of Bread. Coffee. Bunr. Oandlei and '
All mo above articles to be of the best quality, and
to be Inspected as delivered.
One-Fourth of the amount to bs delivered by Saturday,
Hay SS, 1861, and one-fourth weekly until tho whole 1
Satisfactory security must be given for the faithful per- ,
formance of the contract, 'r-
O. P. BUCKINGHAM,
' ' Commissary General of Ohio.'
Columbus, 0i Hay 17, 1S61, ltd
PURSUANT TO.THE REQUIHEa .'
ments of the act "To provide for leasing the Publio -Works
of the ritate," pasted May 8th, latlTwiLLIAM
DBNNIBON, Governor, HOBBHC W. TAYIiKR, Audi-
tor, and ALFRED P. 8TONB, Tieasnrerof the Slate of
Ohio, hereby give notice that they will let tbe fahlla
Works of the State, with their appartenaooes, as spools- '
d In the aald act, for tha tern of ten yean, at Pwbllo
Auction in the Rotunda of the State Hons, In the olty of :
Columbus, between the hoars of ten o'olook A. M, and '-
four o eloek P. M. of the SOth day of May, 1B0I which "
said Publio Works oontlit of the Miami and lrl Canal,
the Ohio Canal, the Walhonding Canal, the Hocking Ca
nal, so much of the Sandy aod Beaver Canal ask) owned
by tho Butte, the Muskingum Improvement, and tho .
Western Reserve and Maume Road, and all the side
cuts, feeders, reservoirs, look houses, col lectori' offlees,
weigh locks, and leases of surplus water connected with .
iht same or appertaining thereto, and owned by the Bute
for the purpose of being used In connection therewith,
with the right to bay additional surplus water. ' -
Said Pubilo Worts will b let to the peraan or persona
who, In consideration of Ih tolls, Boot, water rents and
revenues to be derived therefrom, shall bid to pay the
highest annual rent therefor, to be paid In wml-annaa! il,';l
payments In advance In each year during the term of the ' '
lease. Mo bid will be received unless the person or per-
tons making the same shall have first deposited with the
Auditor of State, In money or In stocks of the State of '
Ohio or of the United 8tatea,the tarn of twenty tfaoasand ,
dollars, upon the oondlttont that he or they will, on their '- "
part, enter Into an Indenture of lease of said Publio "
Works of the State of Ohio, If the same shall be struck '
off to bim or them, and also give a bond payable to the '" '
State of .Ohio In the sum of two hundred thousand dol- ''
lars, with fire or mora sufflelent sureties to the satlsfae- ' '
lion of ibe Governor, Auditor and Treasurer of State,
and renewable every two years, or oftener, If the Gover
nor, Auditor and Treasurer of State shall think the
sureties at any time Insufficient, conditioned, In proper
form, that tho said lease or lessees shall perform all the
oovenan oi sua lease on tneirpan tone perromra,
and will pay all damage suffered by the State or oy in
dividuals reason of his or their lailare to do so; and f.
In default of aald leasee or leasee entering Into tald In
denture of lease, or giving tald bond, thedepoait SO mad J
as aforesaid ahall be absolutely forfeited to and be-"
oome tbe property of the Stat. No railroad eoaapan
can bid, orbs Interested directly or Indirectly, a last '
or assignee, or otherwise, of lb lees. . - . t Zi
No bid of lets ihaa twenty thousand dollar per aa-
nom will be resetted. The teas and bond must b
ecnted and delivered within flr day after the let-,.
ting, aod the term will date from the approval of to. . , ;
bond. ' ' ' ' -'
Tbe tetaee or lessees (hall reoslv all materials provl-,
ded or contracted for by the State, and all boat, eoows,
tools, Implements, horses, mules, ana otner propanj
now belonging to and need by tbe Btatt on tald Publio
Works, at their appraised value, and pay therefor as pro-
Vlied io aild aot. - ' .... ,1
A bond and leas la aooordano with tb aot will M
prepared and be ready for eauninstloa al the ofttoe or
J,!. v: " . a , ", . V.i t ths ktfth Instant, and all
bids mad shall bs deemed to have been made wluj ref-,
erenoe to all tbe nrovlelons of sldact, and of to terms
and conditions of lb bond attt least so prepay mm
aforesaid. .w naainnv nrmn.
'" i .'. - J r K.V. TAYLBB. AmaMt.
"" .j, i .-. a. P. STOKE, Jrtaevrar.
ColambuS, Ohio, Msy It, 1801. ; , mtfUm.
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