MijnPESin MIT.TEB, foblUnesa
WEDNR3DAY-Moaning.-" DEe. us, isei.
This Is ths ayitas7j,ept bT ,lirBe P0"
tion ot tn.pfcjUtuui nridr in commemoration
of Inrfntrvent W the Printe'el- aWeY-wliton
Vu bkilftd j angel with the glorlouifriift
"Peaoo on earth' e'ritf coal -Trill to men," or at
, men Bibffeal 'erttfts translate, -"good i still.
lug apostle, through Hinn-whwe deirth was aa?
uonuced bv angels td ttf6,;sSettrdo on, the bill
,t. Jules, ma iecwJ riub ui behiwj gift
Tn htrWble teta'omortince 6f tbi r fcrettt. event is
beiistore of be human race, i Christians aoi
VJtA 15. Mtotfve turn te'w&Yoer M
their vhlldren, learn ul,,i 'J f0T f ir4or
Kmr7 auJ iliMktttvinia4T fur, mewing, aid
Mftendhiean$gosdneighDeboed. n-e i
Maot will be tne joyful gVwttn'g's. frfottw
fWrfriv Xcc'r!W,0rc!.wn be fortaed aroeol
tbw festive boefdj and about tbe Ubio on
2;flDrad Lb kind And weuoiM.toenicntoe "pi
love and friendship. TheaQond.bf tuirth jOBtb-
fal. innooent langhter will iog out froia mauj
tarily xolann,'W w the'' merry ones,
and save iliaie neaiu tern p'a tltgot, pt'o
t 0W . . . . . .1 L 1.. ......j ft, . -Jiar.M
" But there if another ns a dark abade to lb
tjiiolura.,' 'Many a " Uxved.aau ptojniejoath--
'man; a father qfljoanf andotlDj-familj-?-
wbo was at kerne laet Christmas witn Heart ell.
.gladnoie and oa wnia'Jiod'in saillef, no), lite
buried la a remote epot, or etck Or wooode Id
" hospital, ei perhaps, a prisoner in the bands of
..enemies, or far away fn cmp,WDcte to ilnaiy
creetioe from home ean reach bin. k
'., St. tUt)figbt'-ejij,Liae'gU!.tlDg)ryre-
ty toy In hir bund, end mjiDg-Ppa,,i-or--"Brotber
gare mo tbia. laet Ciirianoaj; vticb
will be come bopV.', '.' JI,o Jt, most ringMtae
heart of mother or-efater to reply to 4h ltUle
nmttler '(.Yon will never s9 bim ftRJin;" or
'We hope he wiJI be at home next Chriet
"We hope" aV that is alt the wisest of us
can " hope peace will return, before or
"by next CbrlBtnlSP,ad, dnr ',couairyraiid'fur
Irteads be restored to u M Lei bb all tbeo do
- our dutf cbeetlnllj.courogeouaJj, aid tt.ut"ib'
Him whoaent hla s3nvJnto 9rir;,woTld(tat It
becomb be abode . of" mem Meing ih
peace and mntual good wj'J
Financial-Secession in a New Quarter.
Tbe State Journal accuse tbo atockjebbefs
of sttemptieg to iLaugurate ajfinancial ipanic,
auJ thus aid aeoesiionr It' aaja facte have
come to light that "go far to reTeal a pjot lit
tie less dark and damning than tbe plot of Ut
cecion Itself." . This plot was "to lnauguate
a pinle that should cause a run npon tbe banks,
which would tberaupon auspend the piyment of
specie, and thereby be rendered unable to take
tbe wished for loans of the Government.;: J ne
Journal eloeee by saying of these stockjobbers
"Tae sin of Judaa is theirs criminal ave;
rttn mil hUck lncratitude. ' Were not Fort
Warren too good for them, they should be made
to keep company with those other adherents of
secession MisoN and Slidell.
We know nothing abDut the uperatiOM of
these stoekiobbcra against- whom tho Journal
' hurls the thunderbolts of Us wrath: - They may
be as bad or evun wor30tfoT augbt we know,
(bun it represents them.. , But thjs wo all know,
that tbe Goverumeat p'aacs' its dependence upon
th Bi:iks for meana to cairjonthe wafr-liMt
week Secretorr Cha; had conferences IaUewi
YotltJritb the-biflk ..managers of-tbrprhicipal
eastern binka In regard to past and future loan
from them to the Govrnmen. From the na
ture of the jt&ae, the ixtent at thpee Jutur
loana will depend bponbc .ooOrio teafe.inay
take in regard to both cur civil war and a for
eign war.;-U :; 3 zx;jr. .
JJhouJiLa fqrciuwrj)cciiri Which now
seems imminent, heavy additional loans wlH
bo required, and the expense of the Govern
ment nut ran ep from twoio three oaonr oit
Immm per os.. ... i. ,
Bui there ia'r'ebud rWftf, wbiefrhreatcns
to plunge the Gevernmeot and tie' country id s
deeper financial abyss than & foreign war; It is
the policy of general emancipation aadlhd an
N Bihilatioo-oi uta-a' puUcy'ilplt ",tho Jw
kei dares jfiOt oppoaey &nd secretly favere. while
pretending to a zeal for'tbe. Constitution aud
the Union.',! Tita pb.Jicj.'if adopted by tbe Gov
ernment, will require an inorease of 4he .army
to a mlllkjs of men;, provteibual o.-territorial
Governmenti'must be' established in a dozen or
fifteen State, and maintained at- tbe iw)trft! ek'j
penee; four millions of tlaoii, with .fieit wo
msn and childreni Ib'clr-bldr tJecrepid nd sick,
most be provided for by tbe Government these
and other things necessarily gxpwla'p'nt of the
same suicidal pdlicy,ri)1 require an aanount W
mooeyi in wbiob the '.aianost boloiw'. wculth of
the Rotbschius' wonW tafdT ' jotm-aii item
Bankers aud capiulleia who bve'S0ney j to
end,.are proverbially sensitive and ;sbarp sight-
Tbey eee tbe dark abeituon cioua w.uca is
riaiug above the borizo'n &nd threatens,;to cul
mlnate at the meridiao' ef WashiDgtoo,. and
they are doubtless preparing' for'. Che "terrible
.hurricane th'4 ttyj0pw;wt; etsoe. ' There
can be no question that Secretary CmaiI, who
Js claimed by tbe Abolltiprl3U fd be In favor of
their policy, Bas,"iii bls-ooneultatlon -with' the
banker, ad viaeo, them to liep themselves in a
. condition to help Jhe TJoverbment-when Joana
shonld be needed. '' To be able to do thu, it will
' ba necessary foi them to'ltcc'p pVatld anfltmn
. dance of spccleln their vaultr,-with which.t(iey
. are now said to be Walt supplied.'' They will
consider it a diitj 'to'.trttent Jhe .specie from
' passing out of their handa,leet the Government
might be embarraaaedj ibd, tLVj 'be obnoxioua
1 to tbe charge ofWlfl'tj seeeWion.'' -H4 '. . .
: Noidouht the bauks-'.will take oue of them
j ;selveawbilitakii)g.fcare pf ttejfjomenj, If
to do $hee tMngej they judge a anarjenslon of
;' ,'specle payment te. be. necesy,'iiiey,wil) sui
' J pend.V Tte pcoplo wjll tnfTer, Jo conBcqtwnce;
" j but this Is a minor wnsaderation in was times,
and especially, La the View of lh0((eno have in
-tbeie beads -a-grand emancipation, achmna, trjf
dissolution of the old Union tni the establish;
ment of a new. fayMt-t t&tJrfpMi &le1
financial and other, which tbey trfny infiiet on
thia.and coming generates tAmerc&nt, is
with them a mere trifle, paytl JUh the oon
nmmatiaifof Ibelf grahd plot I
CTGeneral Sherman haa returaeWd,St.
Louis. II will probably soon take th field-
Death of Prince Albert.
Amsiig e la foroiga sewe,
thadt 'ii it rrlut'e Mlbdrt. ol EDglaudv E
la aaid to hare died otf Friday, Deo. 15, of gb-
trio fever. Hejae jije J'orty-tblrd J" W
bie age at the timeof hla-deceaee, nariDg oeeu
bora Auguat ue, lBia. 1 ,4 'km r
Ha bore tha name oi AliT Fikteit AuaPWM
CHARiiri Fmahuw-, eni-tbe title , of Duke oi
Saxony and Prtaee of Sart-Cobotpfg Gotba. lie
Wft aw!ci to bia jsoueiu, Qaoen .Victoria, oo
Ue lOthot rebrnarj, 180.. " A1
He bad tbe reputation of being an amiable
itcU df?poacd tnaifT lifeared,
wiy jiaTj 4u"ie tpoatbj dtteen't mild,
at tbedeatb e( ber motive net long wince neany
Mr. Chase and the Now York
The VVerWof rriaW.JPee. Si eais:' ,",
'At mpflt.lnft hf hank ta&caeeri. held at UO
O'clock'thlv morpbigV S 0 Amoricau ,Ex
chkoge Bank; Mr. Chss addressed them u
speech" Of bjwo Jonktu, .f hleb wae emmently
Batisractorj' to all trbdeof, aud well calculated
to allay &vy unotweaa -wmco, may ve, uwu
created 'by thfl. opfouuded, lumora of, a bank
euspensiOQ, wljicn, wore puouanoa(in uie col
umns of oertaAa-Jouijals In' this.lty. V Mr.
Chase -statcd-.that the loans already ,takcn by
the banks "would jfuroiJh ample bieana forill
Gove-nmcnt wahta until tbe middle of January,
and that he hair no doubt that signal suooewea
by our army and, navy would be realized before
tt would be necessary to apply to them fot their
decrsfem rcBpcctlng.the $30,000,0 'loan
wblclr they htd the refusal. He stated that the
military 'and naval pfans were working' to tbe
euttre satisfaction oftihe Piealdeut and Cabinet,
and -within six renkf their"re3ults would make
apparent to Caropead Governmente that their
ln .ereeta were Identified with those of the loval
States, and not with the Southern rebels.- Tbe
Secretary Waa emphatie and positive In Wa as
surances that the Mason 'and Slidell affair
would be arranged ocaceiblv and honorably, and
wHhoat dlffioultj with Gjat Britain". " .The Seo
rctar) 'xpreaed bis peiioaal kindly , feelings
and confidence 1n'' tbe bank manageti, both ae
reirurJs their. Wlsiom aud disinterested patri
ouam.'and' that their crompt and energetic. ao
Itinn tn affordlntr material aid tO tbe Govern'
ment was Jusjiy ffpprecrmca Dy me rrcsiaeut
and Cabinet. - ' . ' ' .
lid stated that bo had'-eviryjeonfldence of
clog enabled to arrange his future financial op
erations agreeably to. thcri, and with advantage
to tbe nation, tnd Was willing to accommodate
hla demand?, as fir as consistent with, bla puhjic
duty, to meet their wiauea. lay wnoie tone oi
hla address and conversation in the city since
hia arrival haa been a peremptory veto on tbe
principles which would advocate paper currency
theories or any departure from tho. sound' prln
clplesof finance, which formed" the sub-treaaury
law, add which aroeo well expressed Iq bis laat
report. Mr. ChW fee'la'tbat'a solemn charge
rcist'a npon' him in. steering the national park
tbrotigb tnia etrm in onr uistory, mat onr rev
enne and financial policy Is vitally Important.
and therefore la willing to .hoar the opinions of
all those wnoje experience ana poeuiou entitle
them to respect; but, witn me nejpoi a cear
Intellect and 8urp reasoning Tacuiuea, iur
Chose determines for himself tbe policy deem
ed ruoBt desirable for the nation. r . ,
The Secretary to-day agreed to the arrange
ment of details rtquested by tbe banks, which
rrjents'and relmborsementw. ' . j
"There were no discussions' on future Ioitijoi
ah'srenalon Ot specle'payments.'; ' .; ; ' , , ' J . v. t
' We have authority lor stating that the Secre
tary does not contemplate propoalng any plan
for, an Irttde'emable japer enrrency, as staged
ih !a mofnltie nacer. uor' td recommend the
prohibition .of exports ot.pecie to joreign
countries. " '' ' ' '" " ., VV v 'v.
The visit of Mr. Chaae abrr bis confereflce
with our bankers hive been prjduotlve or ben
efie to both ."in brincSnif about a better under'
atandlnrr reaoectine our preaenl and future finan
cial movements,' and they have also bad a very
happy effect oh onr market generally, and will,
doubtless, tend to "increase confidence in the
publlo mind. - Mr. Chase sots wisely In bringing
himself bo frequently ia contact with the bust
na men bf onr large cities. ' 1 r- t'.
[Correspondence Ohio Statesman.]
FROM WESTERN VIRGINIA.
Battle of Baldwin's Heights.
HUTTONSVILLE, VA., Dec. 15. 1861.
Editor Ohio 'Statisham: Footsore, weary,
and somewhat creetfallenk I wiU attempt, to
chronicle another maroh and another repulse In
Western Virginia: would that it Were otherwise,
that my pen could .trice over th is sheet to
merry about of victory ana gtaare)oicing,. in
atead of to the murmuring of disappointment
and heart-achings which aurtenod me BatJas
mao prDpoac and Oed disposes, useless ana un.
availing repining 'will not tnend nor .change
whahas been; or what wigh' have See.'- ,
- a 1 .l.-L' 1.'. J-rii."- a.ti Ti-:'.A:-m rnA.ni
MUroy issued aaerderoaJling toe fifty men from
eaoh- company bf 'the Twenty-filth" JOhlb,- tif be
ready fqr Barouicg by poQQ bf Uat day'Tbls
order-being eampliedwith, -the battalion one
nut took dp it line, of march for that never-to
beJf6rgdtten'"feg!of), Chcjit Moontaln.-. the
time we arrived on the Summit, the bbjec of
tbCcxpedition wa generally u'cieratooi amonj
tbe' troops, endi ttbough minj dreaded t the
weary and exhauatlngTriarch b'efbreUcarjiiigh
sprrite aud much hilarity prevailed dUrlng, our
retention there for Jbe Thirty-aeeond Ohio ana
Thirteenth Iodianft, -at the, jrwpeof of again
bavlngabrnsh With the enemV-'"" "",,;.
jibont Boon of the 11th, the Ihlrecond
Ohio and Thirteenth Iadiana having arrived
from Beverly w started, with- a detachment
of , the SeCqad Virginia and the Ninth Indiana
ia .advance, -and ; reacped Uroen nuar uamp
abCidark, where we blvouaced for some four
hours.' The Second Virginia and the Ninth In
diana defiled past eyrjEre; on what Is called the
Green Bank; road, for tba.purpoae of getting In
rear-'ef the enemy' camp, taking along with
them artillerymen, who were to man tb eoy-
lurcd gunallt waa' their programmi Jotsie 'at
break of dTwo'louTa'aftcr'the Twenty 'fifth 1
formed in line, "and lead off, 'the Thirty-second
Ohio atid'the ThirSemh Indiana brlngtdg op tb
rear, On the S:aoton turnpike, the most direct
road to tbe enemy' encampment.' .
It -wa a clear, frcsty night, the road hard
frozen, and the men, without a fear or thought
of anything but success, labored on, as calmly
and quietly a though tbey were not, in a few
sbon hoursto face deatirtra the field of battle.
Far To advance the guard 'could be" Seen feeling
their way np the winding road, now and then
coming to a halt as they beard; or thought they
beard, tha enemy's picket. - Nothing, bower-f
er, tra'nrTirirdffflylcfteT'Oirtil we arrived
t withla tiro mllef and a half of (heir encamV
ment, when the sharp crack bf a gun, quickly
followed by a'sscbnd, brought us to a bait, and
lie fact .Jhat the enemy were around and vigi
lant, was soon made manifest by th guard 'it
turninUliThTFdfB, still in death.- Tha- poor rfellow (Latham, waa
his name.bclongipi 'ti Cap(. Johnson's Com
pany,) wasBbot.tbrogh the body, and survived
but a few momentsj ',t i
At this potft&fieY'c'onaultalion with CoL
Jrfne5 atfd number of officers, Capt. Cbarlel
adtsaoaiekiemlsberr, ant at at they went, up
.L .n.n;n olA mrtA 1.1.1 I'.' it '
mo uiuutiwi,- -mw yui,,,. nvuviuo gorges
they Bpfwj fearlessly stia as nimbly as th
noble cjuineafLer wbui .tt'ey ara fehristlned',
the "Grey Hoii5i,SIband'daurtq
troops moved i-in totat jdkueiy tie moon
h'avinV' disappeared, fvilpuWlh a rntfe.'
w&CB ih"ey' were again fired Into by a trong
picket force, our men returning tb Are; and for
therTo bight tbe news has reached here that the
few momeuU omt llUlo oomuiiun prevauea,
bt M wemy being visible, we egala advanoea
By this lime, the peculiar tlnta denoting tha ap-
ntoaobof flay, mad, their appearance) la the
ant.and wa moved iteadiiy etuiowara me
flamn-areiortta enemy, hlob,er naw plain'
lw hard, not mora than one mile Ahead and to
the rlKht T it i f t I ! ' l.f J
"' At ibis Junoture, firing ahould bava been
heard on the rigbLae" tha Ninth "an4 Seoond
Virir Inla had blenty tlmb to come op, bu not
gun wa neare, nor a eouuu ueuuwufc -j
were In the neighborhood.
"' Iffothintf dauntedVhowOver. 'we took tha hill
leading to their camp, and eorambled op ona of
tbe longest and eteepeet peakeol th Auegneny
ranee, without etocnlng' to take breath or rest
'until 'the " iummlt wasTgalqed.; "Just; before
--1-3 as it,. "'.nmmni1. Forward.
i mug iuv pca, '
double-quick'.' was passe along -tbe line, ana
up over tbe rise we wwrt, as rapidly as our jaded
condition would aaini't.oj'.'ano: along the alopo,
which at thla'folnt- jraa parly wooded, to
ward their entrenchments, which .were in iuii
view, acd oqtmoVeHhaolr eight hundred
yaras ainiwti t ;.-. ii . s
Long beforq the rear of the column had gain
ed the eminence,' the . enemy were discovered,
drawn up Id line) or battlc,;.and not more than
tn hundred .vardi In advance, i At this dis
covery our column wa brought to a halt, and
formed la line of battle on the left t Scarcely
had thesereralcoompanlei'.iU'me .,to.Uke their
positions, when the enemy opened nre, and
whir, bang caw. ha bolleU, ,nd "th report of
a thousand guns thondorcd forth on . tbe still
morning air. We reoetved Ji)r .fiteand re
turned the compliment, la true Yankee style,
our Enfield rifle and mnskete making ad haroe
After excEanging"" a "couple of rounds, they
precipitately retrekted toward their entrench-
menuO JroDnlna their Ku'oa and biankels In their
flight, and disappearing like magio roour
view Into a ravine between their batteries and
oar position, while th Twenty-fifth Ohio, bead
ad by her jallaat and Intrepid Colonel, ringing
forth cheer after cheer, rnsbed in bot pursuit
By the time we had come lb' sight of them,
they bad rallied, and ponred.a withering storm
of lead upon our frint, which was.eturnedand
repeated with interest by onr brave boys Tbe
contest at this point was hotly maintained for
near an bour, giving and taking the death-deal
lug bullet in the most approved style known to
modern warfare, until finally we, In turn, were
compelled to fall back, the enemy by this time
having beep reinforced. Again we drove tbem
front the wood:' and made tbem 'fhunt their
.t. t'l. j'f? t : ."..-j.'I a- c u
,,'Fr.om thia time unlil we were withdrawn, a
continual volley, of rifle and, musketry wa
kept up..' During the fight the Thirty-second
Ohio and Thirteenth 1 1ndiana behaved "nobly,
and male "their mark?' as full many a "Seceeh'
ean testify to. Up till th. very moment of onr
running out of - ammunition and consequent
withdrawal from th saene of action, no firing
had taken place on the side where the frintb
Iadiana and Seoond Virginia should have been
and it was not until our forces" had gained the
'road that we were awar of their whereabouts
when a smart sprinkling of infantry waa heard
on tbo right of the encampment, 'Had the
Ninth and Second been able td ''make the con
nection" at the proper hour, which they' claim
they were not, we would have bad tba .enemy
lb full retreat within one lour from tha com
mencement'of the action.' Aa the matter stands,
however, all wa don thai could be done un
der the circumstances, and I firmly believe that
had not onr ammunition, after five hours hard
fighting, given out,, the boys would have been
"peppering away" at tbem as long aa they re
malned in eight. ' ' j I
Tbe returns Of the killed and wounded from
other regiments than the Twenty-fifth, 'have
not yet been made known ; that of the Twenty'
fifth being sixty-eight in all, whloh is doubtless
tho highest figure to tbe regiment that will be
reporseo...-.' ., u. J -t : . j . : j...v
rebels, have abandoned : their works,, r after
setting fir to and burning all their quartets',
etc.,' and have fallen still farther back toward
Stanton, but how far. and where, Is not stated.
i, (We,3aptured fifty-one prisoners, a portion of
whom, are on.thelr way to Columbus. ::'-n
Many Inetances of individual "exploit bd
bejojo daring I could.' mention,' but as thl I
ajreasy lengmj, ( uuu tiuao.,) , f , -
bib eia'oar,raspec(fallyr .-k cu-:i
wJ e7: silken rrt.TWX y'TYPO.'''!
3araivoO i 1 1 m . . p, tj .
7C tfhw ositat 3tm ,WTleld!s;..r I
' Tb Delta of Dee." 13, in wpeaktihr of Sauls
bbry" Peace" propoaltsM.rldlonles thaidea of a
plan of pacification upoa th impossible basis
ot reooostrncuoo, sua says, ine x ana.ee 7 in
dulge In glowing visions of a restored Union
and a repentant and subservient South.!'; They
drtsot of political power and -splendor? amid
untoward lortunes of war as a beggar amid
rag and squalor dreams of riches and, luxuri
ous llVmr. ' ' ' i o '.'; '
II says mar ean ne no glimmer oi peaoe in
the norison ot war. "Lincoln, oawara, Chase
and lOamerom and, doubtless, Sanlsbnry, be
lieve tbis, ana believe it. with trembling of
spirit and sickness of heart, - Bat-they have
not tbe poor - courage to show it.-. Peaoe, flow
ing from aoy open and spontaneous pacifioa-
tory endeavor on tneir pare, is a moral impossi
bility..' - - ' : - ,-l ts-- l: ;
'Tbe litnooia uoversment ana tiincam uen-
gresrdare not propose peaoe. - They cannot
taka tb first candid and effectual step toward
peace. Tbey can only wrap themselves round
with lies and sophistry, and fight with hope
against established history and tbo decrees of
fate." "..-v- v;,? i j i
( Tb Picayune, In speaking of it, says: ; '
' "How manv votes will Mr. Sanlsbnry' pro
ject get 10 tha Federal Senate? : Four or five
perhaps, or toe forty ana oaa inai win consti
tute the body In its mutilated etate, or If, by any
pewible or wonderful transmutation of politics
it ahould get through, and through tha other
House, both ot whom are now breathing fir
and slaughter against tba South, bow -.many
vote would it get in the Confederate Congress
at Kienmond, or even in a cooler ence to debate
onthattwais? ''i t.i Ml) i ls ww
'Not on! How many of the Billion of free
Southern people who hava . given (elf and
means to tbis conflict for the libertiee of the
South, would eoaaenttfaat It ahould .be made a
toplo of- Inquiry whether they shall ever again
enter into political aasoelaUoo with thenerfid
laus and blood thirsty North? . r rt d tfil
'if there be on in ten thousand, ba ooveis
fhimself from the scorn of hi countrymen by
concealing bie oravea thought." I
HUTTONSVILLE, VA., Dec. 15. 1861. Military Execution.
On Fiida'y. Deo 20, th eeaond military ex
ecution Whloh has weenrred during tho present
war, took plana at Camp Cox, Charleston, Va.
RV C. Gatewood, a private In the First Ken
tacky Regiment, having been tried and oonvht
ed ot desertion, wae shot in tbe preeeno of bis
Brieade on tba. day.i According to tha usual
ostom twelve menvwara detailed to execute
tbe- sentence, eight of waom- were . selected to
fir on tbe nrtt rouno, the remaining Joor being
reserved ui'case a second fire shonld be required.
Ssvlaiof their muskets being loaded with balls
and ens with blank cartridge, ae that none ol
th execntlonera knew whetaer tbey were nrlng
baU-or blaniciano netener tell piercettwitb
four bails on th first firo.-vCin. nau 4 h
) v.-'tl ' ' ' I ;." :
; IT Aliew book by VArtemus Ward.'J other
wfse ChsYld F. Blown", I knftoonoed k forth-
comne?:bir "tne! finbfltiierV O; W: Carleton,f
New Yorjt .U.wlll 'Jbe fanfallftUjjot! bH
BY R. F. FULLER.
faMfcaarif liirione andgloomln'gV
ir i . it"aiii,s-4w ntuauvsi illii
j. a ' tAf f1 00 ww'r V ) I XL V
. uo boi aiwaji w wwi
v$ft,ir. MaWngigtuej); !Mtji?sH:S:
Bwetsjrjb8-ttlj)rlng birds sloglng,
Btar the oUldriB's vetoes, iingmg . t
. 1 Marry ?mmt Ohilitaia ebunas
Manhood! for to-day, 'twere betur,
JlooiiDi gladasss, eaie te fetHr'
Jfaol this day. en seme other, .3 -r ?
" Dawned salvation on the earth!' '"
Christmas hearts ean, In December,
, u: - .Celebrate, aas remember : . 'ul
(..J'WWi'-WO J-c? has
K.thoa kvsr wast Uaht-hairted,
Mirth, as In to years departed,
Make, VHi, a guest ef thine I Q
w Hut thou e'er a frleodt Go, and hlmf
Qraip his hand nqw.and remind him!
W. ft, I ""-1 i Vi' - I t ' 1
. - W. W MUJR w. BH.
un uuf uay, or vu viua vuicr,
What a Joy hid'Jeiui' mother!
Parentl have a heart like hers
Lore, in your home.elrolt, showing
8UU with Wthiul ardor glowlfigl .:
; i. . .. y ;.u
"Wow, let gUT.gaS warm affection,'
A a.ui i . : " . . .. . i- .. .!)
t b :i vtia""'V"S nwiwiiMi.i ,,,
oj iBlnXltyuronaenoiawui vi.
Iovaand frlesdahlp are life treasure,
Fort, deUetoai enp-of pleasure,
' !' ia 5 j Ltvfal tbrtbe Upe to tattel . - 1 ' r.; ..
On this day, or on some other, ;
'Joins oime, oar Slder Brother,'
' ' All menbroibe're here to make!'" 's j
His and ours are thus, remember,
AU the peon ibis cold Deoember I
J Brothers, help, (a Jttus aaael . 7. 1
. j-r.;a '- 'r .1 . j ' I
Report of the Soldiers' Aid Society
, According to the notice given In the chnrohes,
a meeting of the ladles; of the city , was held
Deoember 9th, in tbo basemen! oi the First
Presbyterian Chorob. ,
Full reports war then read by the Secret
rks and Treasurer, giving an accurate and aom
plete etatement of all tbe doings and expend!
turpi nf tha Sooietv since its organization. 1 '
The following lettert from OoT. Duffield, was
read by the uirresponding eeoretary: rr; ;
"HEADQUARTERS WEST PT. BRIGADE,
"Muldrose Hill, Dec. 3d, 1861.
'' "Laoiib I have the elncere pleasure of ae
knowledglng your kind letter aooompanyiog tbe
box of articles for the sick soldiers of the Nine
teenth Regiment, Michigan Infantry
"Enclosed please find receipt for the articles
forwarded by tbe kindness ot tbe ladies of your
Society. For tbe ready sympathy which prompts
such speedy aid to tbe eunertng, permit- me, on
behalt of the regiment, to tender you my sin
cere thanks.- 1 know thai It ia th peculiar
province or women w minister unto tbe sick,
and tbat they are always ready and willing to do
so when brought into immediate contact with
It.. But you have aided tboa whom you do not
know and have never seen. .The mere notice
of our wants haa prompted you to, aid us, al
thoneh strangers to yon all, and soldiers from
another State. Forgetting tbe narrow-minded
policy that charity begin at borne," yon bare
son abroad and extended aid to those who can
not claim any favors by right', either as friends
. "May God reward you , for- remembering the
sick wnen stringers in estrange una; and in
yonr bour ot need rsiee- op tnend wbo will
minister to yon a you have ministered to ns.
"Yonr obedient servant,
"WM. W. DUFFIELD,
"Col. Ninth Regiment Michigan Infantry."
'Subsequent to the letter-received from Dr.
Newberry, recognizing our Society as auxiliary
to tbe Sanitary ..Commission al Washington,
mere nao bibo oeen received tne notice ot a
meeting held there December 5th, in which we
find tbe following clause: , . .. -..3
"On motion of Dr. Newberry,
"Beulvtd, That the Soldiers' jVld Society of
uoiumbus be recognized as an association aux
iliary to this Commission, on tbe same terms at
tbe Women's Central Relief Association of
' At this meeting at the church after the bus
inesa which called It was disposed of Mrs. A.
E Dennison formally tendered her resignation
aa rresident 01 tne society. ibis was reluc
tantly acoepted, and Mis. George Parsons was
unanimously elected to til) her place. Tbe
meeting: then adjofiraed. 1 . ' &.:?
The second monthly meeting of tbe Sooiety
met, a, usual, at their rooms, on Thursday,
Deo. 19tb, when the following: report were
; .lot iU Month ending Dwnnbtr 19A, 186U
Balance on hand...... S33 30
Rewired from Mr. Mmo'i Church. - . ! J 00
do do Mn. TV. I. Ida ...10 00
do do do-Wai. Densiaon 10 00
ijjdoi ;do "dot J. g. AWwIU. .vS 5 00
do do do Wm. Bell... .............. . -J W
do--, do . do Parkins t 1 00
do .do Wright v.... ........ , -100
do .do Carllile..... 50
do - So Havre 10
do do do Fanons .' .10O0
do do ( do H.-O. Noble. ............ .10 00
do ...do - do A.Hoaaton. .............. 5 00
do m do , Hits taralle. . rar , 1 70
uo qo nra.
Axpsaiuirca..H. ......-. . . uo eo
1..;Baanoe.ft.ff,f.r,M., ....;"' 93 S4
REPORT OF PURCHASING COMMITTEE.
OaUeo . , , ... , 121X jardt.
Canton lUnael 61 " .
Oraah....'...M. 45- ( .
tarn lo Its.
At tbi meeting: a testimonial of regard tb
Hire, ieunison wai propesea, exnresBire - oi me
m r , - . , " m
rsgret ot the Society at her resignation, and
commending ber faithful and earnest devotion
to it interests and labors while f resident, j
A vote was passed tbat a copy of the same
should be sent to Mrs. Dennison; and after the
nsnal business relative to tbe Society was trans
acted, tbe meeting adjourned. . s '
. uj order of tbe rresident, (
Mrs. JANE S. PARSONS.
Miss P. SULLIVANT, Secretary.
Columbus, Dec. 24th. 1861.
t .i - X V J
Thi OsrBAN' Homi Concirt. A'Grand
Concert will be given to-morrow (Thursday)
evening, at Armory Hal), for tbe benefit of tbe
Orphan' .Home. A select programme will be
presented, consisting of ; solos, duetts, quar
tettes, in vocal and instrumental music The
following ertiatee have volunteered their servi
ces on the occasion;
- Mix tutu D. AKsaiira-. -.
A Mre. Bcaaa-rt ...........
Mn. Dct. BLT....
Prof. H. BcHianoi.i.
Prof. Xdmcro Mattoos
.Mr. Bciaarrr t...4t.-....; Haaao.
- Mr SMiTa.......,is-.. Tenor.
Mr. Ini ; Flutist, i
Mr. lornn eTzmv.v.-.....,.A.....Vlolliilil. '
Maoamk Amra BiBHor's Conoirt. Tbe Con
cert of. Madam Ann Bishop; at Armory Hall
last evening was well attended, and fully justi
fied public expectation. Seldom has a Colum
bus audience been favored with a finer treat of
both vocaTanJ rnsbTumeniaTm'uslo. The slog
log 'of Madame Bishop was truly exquisite and
Barely, equaled.- Ha-aslstnlv toor merited
tnd. won the. approbation of the. audience by
the skill and taste, with 4 which, they performed
their several parte., Tb "Flag of onr Union,"
sung by Madam Bishop at the close elicited
enthoaiastle epplaus. -Jf ;
Thl (Wednesday) evening, Madame Bishop
give a, Grand .Opera, for Christina , night at
Armory HalM -There wli do almost aa entire
ohange of progmmmerom last evening. The
"Flag of our Union" t wlU be repeated at. th
elose. The opera ottos" will N represented by
Madame Bishop in costnm, and eh will alto
iilng everl popular American ong. It will
b a most pleasant and delightful mode of clos
ing unristma to pass an now or iwotn is even
ing at Armory BiEVnVvV N
Tioketsfor the Concert this evening oan be
prboured during toe "day at the music store -of
SaltarA-Webtrv j i 'v
CUBlBTOA Pabtv Riminiscinobs. As this
tp;JI?lrlstmi Bd.ritive";pot Heard el Dr.
GoOdalx Inviting his friends to a ohrlstraas
party though hs 1 still living we publish the
following card of invitation to hi numerons
irienos: j,,1f.. j
. Mr. J. Snow & Lady are
Reiptctttlhj nlieittd to attend a tarty at,
: T3CA R$m of Da. GoodaL a Cor.cuDtra,'
, . en thtllH tnst. at 0 o'clock, P. M. -f
ft Jil'iU-' s-'K'nowmx,!..?. i uJ
' o. Birtxr, V Managers.
J. C. BRODRICK. )
2c. 23. 1817. ..........
The name; of MoDowsLt should be A. J.
MoDowiix, tha father of Gen. MoDowitx and
MoDowxu the Paymaster. - The Manager are
atfdead.. -T . . ,
'Aa blank cards were Scarce 'those' days the
ticket i printed on the back of the ''King of
Clubs," a monarch who, we understand, is yet
living and laid to' be In a vlgbroua state of
health, and In active service! . . .
For New Year's day we preaont the follow-
MR. SNOW & LADY'S.
Cottr!rSi rcquuttd at BALL, at
E. Griswold', t'n iVortAinyton, on the
, . ' Jirit of January, 1818; to commence at
u' fAres e'efoe. P. M. , ,
'-"R.W.Cowlee,? Mana- (QH. Griswold,
J. Goodrich jr.) gera. (4. Battles.
Gen. Griswolb of Worthlngton I yet living
'The Conoibt Last Evbbino. The Concert
of Madame Abna Bishop, at Armory Hall last
evening, Was an entertainment of surpassing
merit. Her voice closely resemble tbat of
Alboni.x The execution 'of ber piece evlnoee
the toost elaborate and perfect cultivation. In
the sweetness or her ballad staging, sne is un
surpassed.',' .' ".:.'' .. - . .-' ' :r
As a Pianist, Guatave De Splcas Stands at
the head of hia prolcsaion. ' He would not enf
fer ia comparison with Stradllla, or any of tbe
distinguished Pianists that have made thier ap
pearance In this country. - ' -'
This distinguished lady will give another
concert this evening, and the Hall will un
doubtedly be filled to its' utmost capacity
The entertainment Is of the very highest char-
acter, and should secure th patronage of onr
citizen, wherever 'refined or cultivated taste
prevails, v-. - ;! ' ,
Camp Chabi. The Journal suggests lo our
citizens the expediency of preparing a memori
al te the War Department, In regard to the re
moval of iheheadqnatters from Camp Chase
Cnriitmai Gala NightGrand Opera !
' ' -
;' 1AKMOKY, HALL....
,: Scenei from Opera in Coitume.
Last IVlgbt, AVedneedar Ewet Decern
- .,, pec xaua .. a. -
. MADAME ANNA - BISHOP,
THB World Renowed" Cantatrioe, has the pleasure to
announce her second and last . .
l GRAND CONCERT.
Madame Bliboo will Introduce, at thla taut Concert
tho entire Kent of the laet act of tbe Grand Onora of
LA BOMNAMUULA. la coitume: alio, the MEXIQAN
OANOION, La Oatatumba. In tbe national coitume of
tne country making a very attractive programme, being
ue iaii appearance in uiu city oi jnaaaino uunop and
uroape. , .- -Madame
Anna Biahoo will be uilited hv Mr. KT)
WABD SEQUIN, tho American Baritone, Bleve de
uonaorratore Imperial da Muelque, Paria; GU8TAVB
DM BHJtBS, the eminent Pianiat (pupil of Llaat.) .
Doors open at "! Ooncert to commence at 8 o'clock.
xioKeu m mn.
Tbe aaleof ticket! will commence at 10 o'eloak WrdnM-
day morning, December S3 lb, at Seltzer Webiter'e
oiuaio atore, wnera aeata mar no aeoaroa witnout extra
chance, and diagram of the Hall can be aeen-
The Grand Piano need on this occaaion la one of Enabe
at Co'a ooiebiated Initruments, and haa been kindly
iubucu uy ueir ageota, jaeaera. Beitaerai neoiter.
deo35-dlt D. 0. LA ROB, Manager,
STEUBENVILLE SHORT LINE
OONNEOIINO AT PIIT8BURQII Witn T1IB
PcnnsylTania Central Railroad
OFFER THE . :-V i
Sliortest, Quickest and most Deelr&
.jviv uuuiu to aval ceutteria ejniea.
Trains Leave Columbus as follows:
via BtllAiRi. , via mtnainviLtt.
morning; Express. .
' 4:00 A. M. 3:10 P. M.
-- raeT Line.
e:0OA. M: 5:45 P.M.
. ARMTI AT BtXLAtSB
, 10:40 A. M. 8:40P.M.
arrivx at nmauRon
4:10 P.M. 8:45 A.M. 110 P.M. 10. JO P. M.
. , , . ARRIVS AT BASRtUDSS
3:10 A.M.' 1410P.M. 3:10AM. 8:15 A.M.
ARSIVt AT BALTHfORS
8:20 A.M. S;00P.M.
ARRIVS AT rBlLADHMIA. ' ' 1
5:20 P.M. 7:40 A.M. 1.50 P.M.
8:30 A. M. '
t: 40 A.M.
MIW vom via inmnvt M.'v.
11D0A.M. V:50P.M. 11:00 A.M. 5:30P.M.
. - l i i via retuttiLniiA 1 '
1:45 P.M. 10:15 P.M. 1:45 P.M. . ,5:00 P.M' "
-PDerat this Ua reach iew fork to advanaa of
any Northern route.
9:45 P. M. "train la the onlv ona from Oolnnhm it
thla hour, by which paeeeogera can reach Baltimore or
Waahlngton the following day, and arrive in Philadel
phia or New Ydrk before dark. ....
msieeplng car on all night trains. " ; '' '
The) onlr Haute from Colnmbne to
ssaitimore, rbiladelpnlaa er -..""Xork
WITH ONLY ONE CHANGE OP CARS.
This train alio connecti at Bellair With the"' Baltimore
and Ohio Bailroad.. , . .
TTPThil route la 0 MILES BBOKTBB to PitUbunh
anTmore than 100 MILKS BUOBIBR to New York,
than northern llnes.vr . e-"i N" "
'''8? Baggage Checked" Through to all Im
portant points East.', ,,, ,'..,,.,.'.;.- .
D Ask for Tickets' via Bellalre or Bteu
rJfTlIeta.fJood'ever either Route:; A i
" JOHlf W. BROWN,
General Ticket Agent Central Ohio B. K.
"''I'"' ' IB A A. HUTCHINSON, '
General Ticket ArentStenbenvllle Short Line,
Oolumbua, Sec. 84, 1H01. .
TTFHT TTIiliH ITXHPE1T CLOTB
V BHAWLB, In new dMlgne at 3 00 Value 5 00.
1.800 yards Super Plain Blaok 811k al SI 09-Vala
(ISSayaid. .'.: .-.." t - u. j ' -. .
Irenoh Merinos, cents VaIa87Keta a yard.' .
.. 4 jf .7centa-valael 00a yard.
Wt.e VA i t:; U BAIN 4a SOJT,
octlS No . to South High. Street
RANDALL & ASTOII'S.
TTATB- KKTUBNEB ..MUOBt THE
XJL IABTIBN OIIIKB Willi A . ..
f5 v "'Ot 'altklndkof aoodifor
1 ,.v -.-it ca . ,!.. ta ." '
.' .'., 2- --' ' J '
AU bought (or CASH at theLOWIST IIGtTBBI, and
IOR BKAD? PAT,
..: '. , . vJ .!,.- .r- C(T
-.' 4. ' '
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ENGLISH & AMERICAN ,
3T TJ TT 3U M- I Xi 23 0,
lor th Little Oneo-A largs Varletf,
. j i -. ....'
.. v .. .- '.. . ' - - - ' '
SPLENDID ' ;. ,
IBLES, PRAYER & HYMN BOOKS,
STANDARD - POETS; J .
And other Pint Books, at prices sever so cheap before
- . t .,,!,: v t. -'I nil J-
' . -wVti mi., ! mm. j' i
;. , ... .,., ' -tut. I'-O'l-'A '
c 'jJvc ii -Z
The fiichestrDesks;: ;
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PAPIER MACIIE,. ,
...-Wu.r-- R 08 E WOOD A
'' "" ' A I 'Af'BWWT ."AJ' , i
... . .. f - :v - WALNUT.
WO RIC BOX EG.
; ." i;t V '.' f a i-f.iiA' ' . .
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t . : .'it ".f s) ' t -'... '.. .'- .
-Kf r ' - c' '-: . ,- ,
ODOR CASES, - t-
v r JEWEL"CASE8, ,:.:,.c
, . , . CARD CASES. ,Xr.
. r A WATCH CA8M,
. ..!.;CIOAR CASES,
Of all ktDilt cf milorial, and of the mot. beaullful
deilgne. ,. ., . ,
' - r-: i ;: - t- -Atf
POITT ' F OLIP O.:
; n CiwM.Jlito, ,KAX. '
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A choice lot, and more coming, s : jv. ! ,
. i .vj". ..i r-' !
A"" Pictures for Same
. I. . ':- i ' ..vr " jt '. . . ,
Of all dlitlnguUhed and extlngiitihed Americans and
Xuropeans. They are all the agony now, and "10
KI0B" for the exhibition and lafe-keeplpg of tamllles
and friends.. t. . iia-J.v-- 0 ' I
" lI9THE891IOLV 'CHEAP. '
Z ' " -,v'; - ' ;I I
' .'I ' ' ; TO MATOri.fT. ' .-v - j
: ! - - -a- t
.i '" ' ''" 1 I vti '
' ' i !t' V.1 :. x A t
- i ' . .jt i-'i j
yf adriis onr old and umanr new friends ts may
feel dlipoted to bay handsome goodai cheap, la eons t
fore the BUSH, so that they may bare seats etUfeo
tlon In parohaitng. ; ' ' ' ; " ' t1 ,
' Dt.:-.. j
i.. . . . j :. .
w m w m . MM,4tll ..... . '
In endleit variety, and very eheape j.i-.'i
'-".'. I: .. . ..' jv'' tt I
; rADlES k GENT8'
". i -.:' f ; '.' V ! 'i. it" ti;
Of all kinds.and many Bne little BBAFTIBS, which
', can only be appreciated by being Ken. jjA !
.' y v' : 4" . t' 't 'tt rt t-j '
Bemembtr tbat money was never hot pfeaty' before In
Columbaa,andaslt (stublonabla to ,. . :i i k'i j
li.' ..' - . e- e'fT '.'
these diyl.be Iji the' fuMonj'fo onoe any way, and
oallat .KSJU'. -' XI i
vt: (.H'M:M f M -. Jl T I
. .. -.',j.-.,.Ti-ri j
:-7 ..'iC- irn-'wl" :' J v,
:,ir. -s-:'.'.r-.-vi '! ,v H .'I
ijyAaab.-Arica. aoa J
1 'SOUTH KICK STHEBTt 1
urn i .
Z 0 V J ' Are sow opening a Urge lot of " "
LadieB. Miases1 and Children's
F U R S,
Ladies' Cloth Cloaks
I . ivf- t
Bhephard's Plaid Ohawla,
v ' r . 2rr. -. ., i A
Ladiea' Merino Vests & Drawers,
Boys' Merino Shirts & Drawers,
.... .." ' " .".' '
'ZEPHYR WORSTEDS V
Embroider e,d R 6 p p s,
: Xj Aeries' 3NTTitla,ia,
T OPERA H00D3r-
. ' '. . i . . . ,
. '.... I:.' - " "
MISSES SOPERIOR LONG SHAWLS.
- this srm, baring adopted tbe Ouh systeia U Ins pn
chaae and sale of floods, are enabled te sail frets lite
per esat. less than other bourn onder the eredlt system
HEADLEY, BBEBLT & EICHAED3,
r'250"ANl)i252 BOOTH BIGHKCREHr,
V COLUIVIBUS, 6. v
ovSl ' ....
riEIfTS DOUBLE-BREASTED ME.
BAIV k. BON.
riEIITtlt HIBB'D nEINO,17NDBB-
rtENTHt RIXK UPtDEB-SHIBTS AND
BAIN s BON.
-liriSRESS'XADIES' AND BOI8 JME-
, B1NO Srawen.
BAIN at BON.
GENTS' KID LINED CLOVES. '
. BAIN St BON.
rpKICOT BEATER CLOAKINGS,
CHAJLER T LAN A EL lUlBTS'AKD
BAIN At BOH.
riANTON FLANNEL DRAWERS FOR
1 Oents. -
... BAIN St SON.
T ADIES',BTS AND1HISSES' JTIER
INO Undershirts. .
BAIN at BON.
GENTS FANOT FLANNEL SHIRTS.
- , BAIN k. BON.
OBIRTINU FLANNELS, PLAIN c
riENTS' AND BOYS' SUPERIOR
SHIRTS and Collars.
BAIN at BON.
THB BALIUOHAL HOOP SKIRT-A
BAIN St BON.
rpHE linniOVABLE CLASP . HOOP
BAIN St BON.
AJEW DELAINES at UX GENTS,
TALUI SO cents. ..
BAIN A BON.
ELEGANT CLOTH CLOAKS, AT BE
; t. - BAIN BON.
Vf INK COLLARS, ISCFFS & CCFFS,
BUN St BON.
TED, CRIB CRADLE BLANKETS.
jls au l i
. BAIN It BON.
LADIES' WHITBVCASH3IERE Skirts
BAIN aa BON. M
v Shooting Gallery.
TIB aadersbraed begs leave to Inform his friend
that he has fitted np a
, SHOOma OAILEEY , ,
-,-.', .., at rm .
" VERANDAH, ON STATE STREET,
flood Quae, Air Ouns, Ptitols and Befreabments.
Give me a call.
norrt dlt OONBAD BI0BABD8 .
jR. F. SHATTLER HAS OPENBD A
DOARDINC HOUSE -
- a AT NO. 0 BABX TOWN BTKIET,
WherV bs ean aooosmodate a nombar of Boarders by the
day or week. ,
WB here removed U ear sew stores, 70 and 78 Vine"
street, between Seoond and Pearl streeta. where we
shall be pleated to see our friends and euitomera.
w iu a large ana complete ttoos or
Groceries of AU Kinds,
and greatly Increased CacllUlea for doing butlness, we are
pnpartu w muyyif mjm on ine moat rarorable termi.
vstavuiuHvif ww su aovA
us.x.eivm. a.PTHoiin,. o.T.oinm.
VWM. GLENN & SONS,
70 and 72 -Vine Sixeet,
Between Second susA Pearl S, ,
decS4-w . .
.Orriia orras Ooicmoe A Xnru B. B- Co. I
iff -, Ooumsot, Deo. IS, B0J. I
rpHl STOOtHOLDBBS Of TBI COLUMBUS AND
A-Ieole Railroad Company are berebr aotlfle that
the Annual Meeting for the election of Bireetore to
the entuiBf yean and for ellwr yarpoeee, will be held at
iha office of the Oamnanv la Oolumbua. en Taeadaj. the
of the va
f rb day el January, 1869, between the hours ef 10
eo'looKA. jt, and 1 o-oicK r. m.
vinur rax, neoretasy.
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