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The Weekly Perrysburg journal. (Perrysburg, O. [Ohio]) 1861-1???, April 24, 1862, Image 2

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THE TAX ON LIQUORS.
I'npkr the head "a aatirce of ravoririe,"
tome inw wks ainvs w published an Ar
ticle on tho propriety of heavily taxing all
kinds of alcoholio liquors, and all persona
who troft'w- ih it- W them aUUd tha ii
como derived by tho Ilritiah from that source
to lo equivalent to one third of thoir onur
innua rovouua. From recent report of the
British Ooveiiient we perceive our aUtc
tuout to havo boon under tlio mark.' The
returns for 16C0 standi aa follows : .
cmroi.
Spirits
ln
Tobacco and Snuff-
....JEl.fl.l.lU
..1.114,791
inland anraxva.
Mult
Spirits
Lioe.isua
ktumpa
...fl.-OMIS
....v,.s.-:w
l,4U.,.l.7
....8.UM,H0y
S4.o70,7tl
Making in our currency tho aiitn of 8l"3,
000,000 or about $10,000,000 more from
those Hourcct alone than tho Tariff Conitnit
tou export to raise from all sources under
thoir new bill.
Tho tax on British spirits is $2,0 per
gallon. On common and unmanufactured
tobacco 40c. por pound, on cigars $2,30 per
pound. Tho maltstor must first obtain a li
conco before he can enter on the nianufuc
turn of malt, after which every bushed of
malt tuado by him is boavily taxed. The
distillor, the .brewer, the retail doalor in
strong; drink, all havo to pay for thoir li'
cense to engage in tho tralllo, and by this pro
co.js Uio Urge aggregate is acquired. Wo
duciu thin systom of taxation to bo both
ruiiMotmble and just, and as ubly stated by
th Now Yord Trihuno, ami the Now York
liitl'.ptnl?nt, we affirm that "taxes should
Lo so laid M to bear on tho yIluj of tho
community rather than its virtues, for many
luunotitf. 1st. It is vice, not virtue that
renders covornmout necoBnary. , 2nd. It is
tlio avowed end of government to protect
virtuo and discountenance vice, and, 3rd.
vico doi 'H not mind expense, but id Killing
to pay for iU gratification." We must have
u law which shall bear heavily upon ovury
thing which promotes or stimulates vice,
immorality, or extravagance. 1-ot tltono,
who livo iu luxurious indolonce, pay tho
prupor penalty for their indulgence and,
idleness. This is a fitting tinia for our pol
iticians and law makers to think of mich
matters. Wo want all the help now which
m pure morality can give us. Wo want a
basis w hich is sound, healthful and high
toiicil, und one which skall make .ood men
strong, and influential, and wicked men
weak and powerless. Wo have now a
chanco to meet an enemy, more destructive
than w ar, more desolating than pestilence,
That enemy is iubnupcrancc. War has
tilaiu iu thousands intomperance its tens
of IhouHauds. Wives mourn the los,i of
bu.baiidu, and children deplore tho loss of
parent- who havo sacrificed wealth, honor,
bunltu, life, said eternal happiness, to grati
fy thin debusing passion.
How then shall vro rectify tho ovil? Hindi
it bo douo by calling thoso engaged iu tho
traffic, hard names T Hliall it bo done by
the enactment of legal prohibition from the
use of strong drink? Wo apprehend not.
Such modes of operation must of nccoKnity
in the present state and condition of socioty
utterly fail. Men will not bo reformed by
Itnrd language, or bruto force. It is educa
tion. It is moral restraint. It is the en
liulliug precepts of Christianity adono that
cuu accomplish it. Wo believe that what
ever rational plau can bo adopted to limit
and restrict the prevailing use of alcoholic
diUiLtf, will prove a blessing to our people
uud nation. At the present time and iu tho
present condition of socioty, wo can con
ceive of no plan, more certainly tending to
such results than that of levying heavy tax
-on every class of. alcoholic drinks nmtiuf-
tuied, or sold. The high prieo of liquors
will thus of necessity place a very large
clans of the victims of intemperance in a
puiitl.m of comparative sobriety iu which
habits uf tsmperanco may be measurably
acquired ; and thus afTord cop to Chris
tians uud pkilantropbists for tho exorcise of
the poteut influences of sympathy, kind
ness, and the teachings of Christianity.
Tims may wo hopo by force of nuetissity,
and education to redoom many victims from
this blou;;li of misery and vice. To thus
debar the poor trow an uucotitrolliiblo hab
it s pernicious and destructive, will bo
to teach them the art of self control, t' aid
them in a regard for the blessings of nodal
life, and thus elevate ibidr thoughts to the
bijher destiny of moral ond intellectual
life.
Tho nuai of means, the wealthy victim
td' iuu-mpcrancc has no other resource than
c!f determination for his deliverance from
this dire curse; but how weak and futile
docs the force of Labit, make this pow er of
ihe human character. Witb an appetite for
drink in man j money inspires au inwtiable
desire to gratify it, and in the majority ut
kucsi cases, the only hope of thoir deliver
unco from this gigantic national evil, ia in
tha sleep of death. We now repeat, what
v e uftirmed in a previous article! on the sub.
' ject. Intemperance is a curse to individuals,
a curse to families, a curse iu society, it is a
tiutionkl uud an unmitigated curse. It has
' been a fruitful aource of uiWry, crime, and
uf bloodshed. In this mannor it has bur
dened our township, counties, aud states
' w'uh taxation. ' All interference with the
cause, of these evils, in the shape of pro
hibition, baa been designated by certain
judges and lawyers as unconstitutional aud
from the recent action of Congress iu re
gard to l!.o importation, niaiiuactmo and
ule of Honors, we may well conceive that
tlu b'gal Matus, given thin liailic. by nut
Jiij-Ju-st legislative authority wiil ciuho all
. tho prohibitory cnactmeiit of aubordii'u
legislatures to be void. We say then inas-
much as the question of uncoiint.iutioi:al,ty
can nt ver arise in the matter of hivying tuxes
iif.'i'fmrv to admiuisN'r th t'overrment.
li t us Jo a thn Hrit-ub havs .'..t,.. I u.t
tax uk-uhol in every form aud aVapo. Wh.U
wo upeuk of spiritous li-iuo.. let us not for.)
get ubo to tux a hea v tax im .:-.H
of mst.uUetiired tobaeoo, which, next to
whi.-.ky is tilt greatest evil wo nutter t'.om
asaiuiion. We have n-ian'd '.A tW
. . -
b ct.i, becmiM w coiibider tho ov.denco
nUoided by England (tlio tuoat hevily Ui-j
ed country on tho faco, ef ,the globe ) do
bionatratet that afow of the main sources of
revenue heavily taxed will b far mero ef
fectif e for, raiting tho rftvenuo requirsd than
the mulUtudinoiw "ohjocta lightly taxed as
now prricntad in tho llouso bill, and ns
properly observed by the' New York Inlc
pendant, " tho expeririH:o of the great na
tions of Europe- prove cotnliiHivoly that
any system of taxation which extemfs lo
tho dolails of every day life will mU hjng bo
submitted to. It will not do toimtko every
man's domicile, work-shop or warehouse a
ctutom house iu which the tax gatherer tit
all times shall have free access. It will tint
do to nmko every man, woman and child an
officer of customs with a law hanging over
their heads, to pounce upon them for every
petty violation." Also, from tho geographi
cal extent of our country, tho cost of collect
ing taxos on many of tho ni tielos specified
will bo as great as the revenue derived; il
licit trade, and coiitrabandism will spring
up, ami furnish tho worst examples of the
old English excise system. We say there
fore let us urge Congress so to modify their
bill that vicious habits may bo placed under
restraint by heavy taxation, that tho bur
den may rest moro fully on tho shoulders
of the rich, and less on thoso of tho poor.
DOWN ON NEWSPAPERS.
Evan since the commencement of the
present war a marked hostility to newspa
pers has characterized tho acts of many of
our military and civil officials. Tho first at
tempt was an endeavor to placo restrictions
upon them through tho posi-Oll'ice Depart
ment, but tho bill failed to pass tho House.
Then a military censorship was established,
which, however dosirablu an inntitution, and
just iu iU intentions, acted very harshly to
wards some of tlio newspaper fraternity.
Lator, the tax-bill, now pending before tho
House, imposes burthens upon the newspa
per press which can only result iu the
deuth of tlio majority of the papers now
published. All tho block in heavily taxed
which enters into their composition, and
which muul o l'ol by the publishers, and
then tho tax upon their advertisements and
(therwise, makes tho proposed burthen
very heavy, and unjustly so, in iow of the
fact that no branch of business lias siill'erod
so heavily from tho condition of tho coun
try. Very jnairy papers havo simply been
running at a loss for months pust, or only
making current expenses, without tha most
remote prospect of a healthy and comfort
able margin.
Tho militaiy havo viod with Congress h)
animoHity towards uowspapcrs, and havo
regarded with an uii;uo)intollj horror the
presence wilhin the lint'H of their corrcs
poudouls. Ceu. Htone, und Cen. Fl.erman,
(of 'Uio,) particularly, evinced a decided
antipathy to that ohtss of persons, und sub
ioquenl events showed that they had every
reaaoii to avoid homw inquiry into their
acts. This feeling has always been ibomoro
marked 31 their own unpopularity with the
public became inonjipparcnt.
Lastly, our irlrenchini; l,egiU!yro, (rii
the Adjourned session,) in its cagorucNS to
delude tho jviipjji into tl.u belief that they
were economizing in tho Ijuverimietit, took
up llio strain, und by dint of repealing the
provision for tho publication of tho laws,
(with tlio idea, no doubt, that the people
would know thi by intuition), decreasing
the number of insertions uf iho luli;joueiit
list, reducing the fees for advertising hher
ilTs Bales, and cutting down generally tho
already paltry iucomo they receive from
the county and State, have succeeded in
saving C Jho people, by depriving them of
necessary informutu.)!, f about one-half
tho amount that has been paui for IimmIu-
tiv holidays this wiuter. This hostility is )
rather nowj, us ninety-nine out of every
huudrcd of these nieii ov !:(ir military or
civil positions almost entirely to Hw ptuJj. j
rorhaps they fear Unit the power which
made thtuu, can aud will uiitmiUo them jln(t
as readily, and are, therefore, attempting,
by " unfriendly legislation," to dceieaso tho
number of their arbitors to as small a fig
ure ft possible.
The Columbus Jovpnil closes a w ell writ
ton article on this subject ii tJi, following
KXprossive language: "The people are ev,
orywhurt) beginning to look at this business
of retrenchment..! ajd f" give expression, iu
terms more emphatic than titiul,Li( to their
conclusion that these professions of lOr
trenchment are all humbug. They will de
mand and uphold a judicious economy in
Klate expenditure with firmness and fidelity;
but they will scathe and scout tho men
whoso mouth proclaim retrenchment while
their hands squander the people's treasure."
GEN U. S. GRANT.
It is to bd hoped that Cen. tirant, the
Comniander-in-Chief hi tlu. .".-Id, will have
at leant iho credit of having gained vic
tory in tho greatest battle that has yet been
fought probably the greatest of the pres
ent century, tlen, 1 Q. ''. Jleainegard, the
most notable, brilliant und daubing of the I
rebel generals led tho enemy, lull of con
fidence, and with vantly superior numbers,
Heaurrgard had no doubt of certain victory,
lie was routed, repulsed, and driven back,
will 4 Joss that is suflicient to paralyze
an army uvea Jrger than his.
In this instance a gmwrpiis public senti
ment will sullice to silence tho vmuV ,f en
vious detraction. (Juilo pons ibly, then, may
be the criticisms of some shallow lieuten
ant, shbw ijjj; how the field might have been
better won, or th supercilious assertion of
pome aspiring lloabdil, but ue;. of plain
g;;od soiiko will judge, in view of results
significant and decisive, that to the com
mander of tho ftold Lclopi tho just renown
of victory, as great as that of '.Vvllingtoii
at WcU'iloo.
BEN. M'CULLOCH.
.i
!
Tin: uewopli'peia l.ao a poor Ri-i.ain',
w hich repu seiita l n . Ma uilo. U us j;;sp
iiiji mi? hia last bn ath in at t.ti atoiy ia
clauuit.i.ii ,'':, hell ! " The utmy is pure
figment. Met uilo. ij ,;.ii nhot ibnii on the
f.eld. Cut rcspoiid.-uts e. li:."!red miles
away fi(. in iho phteo nai raw li cly At .) jes,
but which are altogether above the prosa;c
I CHtruuiU ot laet. llm last words t)t tina
"!:v-v ,iUVe 1(1,1 rr,fi,!. 1,11
w ,u' " ro!;emiaii " by to jot iheni down,
corffwpoMi" 1'Im vtr at IVa Ilidge
j "Ut'' ,l!',t M'ull"L'h Idt .L in tho battle,
I
.wu. ..tw. j .Ma.iim ia tu
;.Uim lupretf lonipaiiy recently took
, thioiigh hl t-iiy six cannon balls, ma le at
I'ttisLitr, wkicJt weighed 500 pouud tacb.
VOLUNTARY TAXES.
Wf. tax ourselves for a thousand indul
gences at a rata w liich the tuost absolute
Job pot would fiot'dara impose on Ida cn
tlaved subjects. Wlutt murmuiings, enrs-
ing, nay revolts, vve nhould'wittioss against
tint fxuCtion by atithorlty of such Imposts
as we yield w ith cheerful alactry to luxu
rious upprtit)s. The r-yo demands its
shows, exhibitions, peorrle t the ear, all
Mtudied and exquisite hawnunics ; the palate,
dainties' from all Ocas and frm all lands ;
f'.sfrlltnttrttSR vanity must Iks bedecked with
pearls from the Orient, and gems from
' Ormtis or the Ind." The humblest and
poorest pays his tribute to artificial but im
perative v:untt which the grandees of olden
timo never dreamed of.
Napoleon is reported to have said that he
found vices very good putriots. "He got
live millions from tlio love of brandy, and
tie should be glad to know which of the
virtues would pay him so much." Waldo
Emerson nays, " tobacco und opium have
broad backs, ami will cheerfully carry the
load of armies, if you choose to nmko them
pay high for such joy as they give, and
hiicIi harm us they do."
Wo have before onr eyes h good illustra
tion of the operation of indirect taxes, iu
the old tariff revenue system. Until the
insurrection broke out, tho problem wus
how to assess the duticn so us not to pro
duce u largo surplus in the treasury from
Custom House duties. Yet what porportion
of tho consumers knew tho diffcrciico be
tween free and dutiable goods 1 Or in pur
chasing an article of luxury or of necessity,
how many rcllected whether they were
virtually contributing a dollar, a dime, or
nothing to the treasury T
The pending tax bill affrights not a few ;
they discover on all sides tqiccific or ad
Buluvum rates that have a formidable aspcot.
Wore any ono to reflect, however, upon the
daily anil voluntary tax ho pays, and con
sider how small is the proportion of the
public burthens even uudur the heaviest
war t.ix, computed with thoso which appe
tite and vanity, in some of a thom;and
forms, exact from thoir votaries nay from
the uliHtemioilK, the exact and tlio prudent,
who have nu vices, and pamper no artificial
want, he would perceive wtut bi ihijifj are
he.ivicBt, and what power is tuout exacting.
The theme is one for the moralist, and the
tax bill miht furnish the text.
HARD FIGHTING YET.
WimnrkR suppoou tlio hurd lighting is
all over, will find himself sadly mintaUeii
very nhrt'y. The rebel chieftains are mak
ing the most desperuie cfll :f imaginable,
and if it bo possible, with the means they
have in hand, tJ o'HtH U hu'g,' .victory at
Miy point, w'hutever other poiuly uj'o loft
exposed, they will siictire it. Tho move
ments iu Virginia, and espuelully In tho vi
cinity of Yorktown, very clearly demon
strate this. The fedural troops ore gradu
ally closing around Corinth, and wo idiall
rtoon expert to.i Yj'rrk in that quarter also.
It is evident that some uf Mit lidlit fight
ing remains yet to be douo.
SANITARY STATE OF THE ARMY.
Invkstkiations in roferoneo to the sanita
ry condition jf the army, it is said, have
determine 1 the following important' facts;
that much tho largest percentage of sick
ness prevails among tho Western troops, tho
Eastern coming next aud those from the
Middlp Jt:thj having much the best condi
tion uf health, fn jUccf. if.be.' pud .lanuary
tho ratio of niekuesN wi.o ; N ostein atutcB
107, Eastern 83 and Middle 00. No reason
is assigned for this comparative condition
of the troops as to health, but the fact is an
important and significant one.
LAKE DEFENSES.
Mk. Kellogg, of the House of Represent
ative.;, J.eis introduced a bill appropriating.
S'Jfifl.OtM) f,.r eiiiaWLhing navy yards and
ljuval depvt. on tlio Jakes-:-&lm,;;y0 each
for 0110 mi r,ik iichigun tuld 0110 on Luke
Erie, und $r0,lU)0 for ouu l.bQ Ontario.
The situs lo be selected by a committco of
three persouu apjtolided by the J'residcnt,
within CO days after the pttsmigo of the bill,
Wo havo nd knowledge of tho probable fate
of this wwjurp, but we must heartily wish
it might become n law,
ESTIMATE OF FREEDOM.
(javo Isaac his free
dom, wiOi some lVar that ho would not be
able to do well for hiiimelf. Hut tho slave
gladly took his paper and left, and for
Homo months Dr. NeUou heard nothing of
him. Hut one day, as ho was traveling, he
saw nomo ono approaching 011 horseb;.ck.
An ho drew near the " ivory " begun to
whine, tho even rolled about 111 an unusual
manner., end who shoulJ tlio stranger be
but I' Old U.n.'," i;t llio slave, but Uaae
the freeman, in anew suit of ck'thco, and
with a face 110 longer stupid, but full of the
coiiKciousnesi and importance uud happi
ness of his new life ! llo was overjoyed at
meeting his old master.
" And how do von like vour freedom.
lssao?"
O, niassa, freedom am do awevteni ting
in d wido world, bweetest ting in do wide
wot M, nuiHHUi
" Hut what havo you been duing, Jnao,?"
"(, nit btH'it to work ; mo got forty dob
lata iu mo pocket ; mo own diu brack pony.
Tell what 'tis, freedom urn do aweeteat tiiig
in do world, nmna."
And lr. Nelson said ho never afterward
doubted that any slaves, with tho inotivfs
of freedom to inspire them to work, could
" take, caro of themselves."
Emancipation Proclamation.
j
Tiik following is tho President' Menage
on the einancipation of slavery in tho dis
trict of Dnumbia :
' '". ' k' . ' the
j ii'iiav iy r.r..er.;j-r.
The act ri. titled an act for tho rtleisc of
certain personsjhel lto service or labor im
tlu ;.stt ict of Columbia has this day been
approved M.d i'.-ned have never doubt-
eu wiu coiiNuuuioiiui feMy!?riiy ot t'on -
,, ... u..oi,mi hiinny ill tne n.hiriet, ulu!
..j vc i yeriies red to sec the N'ati.xml C:ip -
iul Ire. d fii.in !lj" .i.stiiutk'o in some Mitis
iKloy way. lvw
ltli;lij never ) cviti
ccp: ono o, , ..ci'ency m uing in view of
Mi 111 111 1,1 mii ...... t. . .,... I .
ao i
en. im.s'.i.,.:,.. If there bo mailers'
w.tiiiii and about th. suet which m'ght havo
t ken the oourso or scope more sansfacto. v
tv !.y ju,lgmv..t. I do not uttou.pt t .Hpec.fV
I .ou. . , .. ..ratitlcl tbat tbe t. L pruu-ipl
ol c..nnpenK.,U.n tud e. .Ionization uro both
i ce. goied 40. i practically applied iu this act.
the nut lei' of tMnJisc4fiim ii is pio. i.('ed
that claini in.iy 1h )uch0ii(cd h ilhiu UOdaVs
ui iiio pahsa,L;e oi turn act, ton not tlierviilisr,
aud lliero is jvir.
i ... :.
" ,....!.... 1..Y-
in. insane, or a;i.-ei.t pcisons
i.t rcisoiis. 1 fresumo
uu-j y oMii-.fcn, ty nit re ovorsignt, uml
. t.
i e.uiiuni'ii. i ii ue supj. iieo nv an amen
Sill'!
uamrv or supj icinent..: ael.
l.-igned.j IJUAUAM IJ.MOLX,
The 72d and Col. Buckland.
A correspondent id tlu Cincinnati Com-muri-i'it,
waiting from I'iltSburg Ijtriduig
April 1 3th, fays 1'
MondAy evening, tioneral ' l.ew Walhice,
in passing over the Sunday tiioriiing batthi
ground of the !id, remarked bj our (Juai tei-1
master, that whoever fought here did, the '
best fihtiui; M the battle ; and alterwarda ,
said, in the hearinc of others of our reiri-!
incut, that the 7 2d had done their share of 1
the wnrk.
..Col. I'.uckland deserves ull that can bo
laid in his fuvor as a truly bravo nnd coura
geous ollicer ; never once seeking shelter, lie
seemed to defy the hullota of the enemy t
Ins noble uxa.iiplcs on tlio lirld, U) ollicers
uud men, have endeared him to his regiment
and brig(de. I . , .,
The Cincinnati ('umimrrciitl of Thursday
tiioiniiig also contains extensive extracts
from Col. Huckland's oi'icial rebort, which
go to show that not only did tho 72 1 do
good hard fighting, hut that the bulanco of
the brigade, the 4nth and 70th, did .equally
well. After the death of Col. Cuntield, him
self remained at the head of the 72d until
they were compelled to re tiro. Of their
loss, the loss of the other regiments of tho
llrigudo and tho loss of the enemy, Col.
Ilucklaud says :
In this uction the 72d had the Lieutenant
Colonel mortally wounded (since deud,) Capt,
Wcgstein, Company II, ana ten non-commissioned
ollicers and privates killed, throe
ollicers and sixty-five loii-commissiouni!
ollicers and irivalus killed and u lare
number wounded. The 70th regiment had
tlireo privates killed and about twenty
wounded. The enemy's Iobs was very
heavy in front of this brigade. Eighty-fivo
bodies of the enemy were, counted along
und at the foot of the ravine flanked by tlu
72d regiment, among which was the body
of Colonel Moiilom of the 18th Louisiana
regiment, us ( learned from a wounded
enemy found at our camp on our return.
Large numbers of dead bodies wer.) found
on the enemy's lino opposite our front to
tho lelf of the HStli, tm the ravine, j tfiink
I may safely put thw number kilh'jd by my
Itrigade, in that action at two hundred.
The number uf wounded must have been
inane!, ho.
From the Potomac.
Si'.vuta.V a. .April 1 U ( 1 c-ij . iJiiiiks' advance
column arrived hero this noon, driving the
enemy from tho hill with artillery, and
cavalry charges. ,
Mix thousand of Jackson') trojps piused
through town, and encamped a short distance
beyond. La.it night it was currently report
ed that Jackson was to bo largoly reinforc
ed, between here and Ht.umtotl.
A body of cavalry came upon t'o squa
drons ufAbl.i.j'ii i-i;i"i,!r y drawn tin in line
of buttle. The latter suddenly nr'Aku ranks,
and his artillery opened Upon' our advr.nce.
Our cavalry in line of battle awaited for
artillery, which arrived aiid-dispersed the
rebels.
Last niht Ash by encamped near KeV
Market, ifnring t!ie night (ien. banks oc
cupied 'jhu tbwu in 'force. 4l " o'clock in
the morning ' Ashby,' being 'threatened by
our artillery, set lire to his camp and re
treated "Teat haste, leaving 3i) biilcliere l
beeves onlhi' pound, doinij wlit he never
did before, blii aing eViry largiy and email
turnpike, briduv south of thc'Ncw Market.
From the West.
Cincaoo, April 19.-i.Tho Hpucial Cairo
correspondent of Tribune snys that when
.Mitehell reached D 'eatur in tha !
l-.trt l...i,t.rn l.tiri.Mirr r. v i .1.1 1 i t i.,i. ft.i.l
ponseHoioii of the teferajdi olliee, cut the
wires, leaving UoL-atur and Corinth only in
tulegtaiiliii.. tciiii'iiinieatior'. lioaureard
sent a tucaaairo to i'lesnknn iivi wiufiiily
demanding reitiforei.'ineiitb for Corinth, de
tdat in); that oihorvvitie, w could not. bold
tlio position.
An ini)ortunt movement ha taken plaeJ.
tho (lartietilars of which are not allowud to
be iiiiliuh(id Ut Ifi'ijijent At latent dateo
the annie of I'ittHbtii were Dpuriuy; eauh
other Hlowly.
Jijinbardmutit of Fort "rij;lit continues,.
ai'tieiiatod in by mortars, and KUnboats,
tho enemy reiilyiug vioroualy, divnjj no
da!iia,;o yot. ' Thuro in no exiioctationa of
u reduction of tho fort at prebont. Tha
high ata;u of va.r (iicvntii any co-operation
on tlio part of tlio land torcbit lor nomo
day.-). Kvery hutue in Coliniibua ia uur
roundod by" water. 'Iho tolor.iidi lino
from Cairo to 1'ittabtiri; Iuid been carried
awuv bv liifjh wut.'i at Caiio. Tho wacaJ
is now within a foot of the level. Mound
City ij enCnlv submerged with water, run
ning; fnio lower i.u,ri' -f lo hoHnitals and
dwellings,' 'Tha I, V; R", H:. itiiTOi,;.nli)i,ed
riiimiiii,' below Mound Uity, tho titt''k' being
aubmci god and carried away.
j
V ASllisoTOr, Al'i'U "on. Ajeioweiib
J)i vision 'yeiiterdav 'inaicbed tiom iKafi
Warrenton utjutuj!!, wv. rrodiiekbhiirj;.
The road dispuUi-l by rvt MiiUr
inCntrv, cavalry, and a battery of uifill:
ery. fliert! in.tdo (wo diajiitet ijtaniU, but
wero dtiven acrotiit tho narj.ahano-'k. We
lout 5 killed, and G wounded all cavalry.
The rebuilt burned tho bridge over the river,
ut'Fri'iitu;;j;r"r.
Paoitaii, April 21 A Marge, eonlaining
two hundred and fifty liovernnieiit holies,
Htriiek a Hint.!; between, hero and Cairo on
Saturday nijjbt, und nunk, with all on
board.
ITEMS.
j
, 1 1' "T. K " " " V p ' T!
! Tl 7 'J1'. K'' '
! U l1 v'r'" .'." "'"': w
.'".', ' I' Sf
' " ' l" NX '" lu am'l
Thk treason law passed at the lust sea
In i i'"t of tho Maryland Legislature weut into
I .opusvii'.ii on Tuesday. It punithes with
-
Tuk Maryland iiaera come out strong
in favor of cmauciiation iu that St;ti.
Tiik repulriug of the) damago done to tho
Merrimae, by her Into engagement with our
fiircPH, cost the rebel government $'20,000.
Ir is coiitoniiilatol to gair'hn the South
ern fort with blade soldiers, iu order to
aavo our men from the effect of the climate.
As exehat'ge states that a drummer boy
in the filth Ohie beatsadium which watt
tieaten lv Ins tatlior iu tlio Mexican war,
and by his grandfather in the revolution.
T'tn Ohio Legislature has voted- (j.'i.OOO
for lio jitirchasv- of ru.cdii.liie and hospital
stores, tor the Stuty's hick and Nt oundod. '
Tub "4th Ohio is ordered tn Nashville,
under l.ieut. t'ol. Von tfchrador.-t'ol. Moody
being ordcit'd to remain iu co nmand at
Camp t'haAo, v 1 1 .
ri' . . r 1.". . tf...
1 lir.llK Ul o now bi J reiriiiiBiiia oi r.UMV i
" I (...i.,,,,,!
i. i-oiu.in ....v,i... v
Carter, rpear and Honk commanding tho
first three. Tho organization ot the others
ni iltit wMitirely completed.
Tiik Hopnblieana of Chicsgo rieminated a
"straij:
ght ticket for luiinieiptil oltiiSea.' . llio
Democrats nominated the no-party platform.
The former were defeated by near litleeu
hundred majority. Prty muohiuoa don't
tun JI in these war times. . .
Tuk Ntw York VrVJ V,'asbingfon cor-
respondent report that th7 !trWa,n (3j -
! criiinent hns objected lo receive ex eare.
t-.. 1';imi r.oi us I'm te l !l:i?e M ulster' to
. StlV'.-rsburg ; and had b fore, in sti
IIIO.0
lee. do I tortus, express, d its t'ltwiliingncss
to h- v (irl hmy .aim'.jil.tei!.
t ' . "
! , V!'0.1 ,V'f !!,??V?''. r..'."."."..?:
V".""V ",K ' w'
I 'ieatn or utj lim kij to twenty y.ii-
i .
.v... Wli.i y.f V.1 .? J"
' "lata, adhere to or a-iva cuin.ui I to us eno-
. m - - . - ' ' t
mies, an.t noes ail persons iurnis.ni:g ronolu
1 mi goons or any assistance, laise enlist -
wriita far tlw f.'U-l amiy or display fcoces-
ii ,, r J
,u"1 u'lo'-
i
Capture of Fort Pulaski.
WAiohNoToK. Arpil 19. Col. Morrow ol
Cell. llUntx's Htaft, bearer of dispatches,
says the five on Fort Pulaski was terrible.
The-JamM and I'urrott lirtijectiles toted
holes through ono wall and passed through
the surroundings of tho magazine, lodging
in the opposite wall. L.
, t'ol. Morrow brought the ftwbrd of Cup t.
tfimmcr. editor of the Savannah lUnublienn
captwrd in I'ulaski, which he presented to
Cottgwsfciuau liurlcy,.
( apt. DuponC report to the ,-ec. of the
Navy, tiays the fall of Pulaski is rrurelv a
military orier'ation, an t coiisnmniite skill
ami brnveryitr execution f thank Jn:
Hunter, for having, with a generous , spirit
long to be remembered, permitted the
navy to be represented, bv allowing seamen
und officers from the Wabash to serve the
breaching battery Sigcl.
V rchm
&
'tt
sinners of Wood county, at thoir next session, pray
(jenerol ing for the estublishni'mt of road, ns follows :
f
L 0 A It "c A N E S K E l .
iu Htft-d for salt at tlio Agricultural
Wuroliini.ie j also, Cum.' (Imwer's Manual, fiviug
Tlu.ible and nnci'ssaty iufaruintinn Tor the iuccpss
lul eiiltirnliun of tln itbore valualde product. Vr
titers not wishing to jro to the cipinae of getting
inacliiiios, will tluJ mo on bund tu work it tip en
HhiiioH. 1). KREPS.
Perrynhurg, April 22d-Mtf.
J M 1 O K T A N T TO MKK C HANTS.
Tin' iin.lrrsijrncl bus jnt received
Four Thousand Gallons Stone Ware !
Warranted better thau any that has ever b"cn nolcl
hei-e, nnJ at lower figures. Orders prompdv and
faithfiillr tilUl. 1), KHE'l'S.
1'orryntHiiY, April 22-61 tf.
tJ M i: . DEM O K E T fi
QL'ARTEItLY MIRROR OK FASHIONS,
ISKEAT l.nPftOVtMFMV.
Th Sumaipr nunibor w ill contain
Four l.anj? und Splendid Funhion-I'latel,
Three Full-Sized Paltm ns,
(Jqjrjpii!lill
New Freiidi WaiHt, an tlignnt Sleove, und a
Missc Sack,
Together with nearly 1 Op Engravings of all the
novelties for
SUM MM 1IOSXE1S, Cf,OAKS, TK I WW i:0S,
jjhililren',) )reHsi.', etc., and v;i!inili; inliuin.ition
p Milliner, )it:s iiajteis, M.illiers, ami I.ailiea
reuemlly, pu&eiimif; tliu la r jest uml bvtl f aslucp
iiagaziiie in the World, Imbli.liej 47? 'rimday.
ilid tiiibl evervwheru HlVq ueiit.H, or .sent by limit
poiit free, en receipt of the nmuiint,
Vearly, It
w on tut; renewing vntuiiijie prt iiiuiin.
K:ii h .yearly bubttcriber w ill bu en'.llled to the e.
leetii.it uf 5U cents wtirlli f plain patterns, frem
the nhi.iv room, or they tieiy be crd. red and aentbr
uuil any time during the year, by paying the poat
agc. Siilcndiil Iiidurriiieiitk to t'mn uttaer.
.W Summer number w ill be ready ou or ab ut
thi i)f '
QI1EA1EH THAN THE 1'UEAPEMT.
FRUT TREESOF ALL KINDS
F O It SAL F. A T W A K 1' il I C SI
I 'rj,fi,
EACH.
PI.CM,
CIIERRV,
QUINCE.
0, SlV , i
Are mif ik tlie vanoti.i on liun.4. Call aticj 'ef-
annn.' tor yourseil, ut tlie Hank IH ii inso.
' W, "F, I'OMEKOV.
)OA NOTICH,-Notice is hereby given that
1 a )ntlnu will be presented to the eoninus
Coiiniinciug at the nnrtli-uast corner of the south
we.st i)ii.irter of auction one 1 town rive i range
niti.- ,'J, th.'iic-j wust 011 thj half s.'ctinn lino until
it iiiter.-i .'ets the north and south road running- from
the (ireun Encampment road to the Kellogg road
,t- u iiL-i u i.i iioti-iio. man 111c tuvuiiou 111 aa inueu
of tlio ltsoMo 111.14 Unskius rr,d rs )w hitweeii tl.;
Dui-ko in.l Rluniha'r l fre tlahlkd.'-oaJ the Va
pakoimrrrv Avcuiio road. ' tu
N. KI.'OER, et nl, pefrs.
Washington, Woo l co., April IS, "2 51r4.
1 EXEMPTION NOTICE. Jacob Dnuteimanor
'V 'l'1! t';i"i,e''M will tako nciiice that Aaron N.
Ibu t hii,'d,!;iiiite j'm U tiioAsiiiy ut uudcuui ,
Ohio, t. -ii iollarj uijd tnty-liyu cei)t. to rodechl the
east West lj soulhoust suction ii, town 5 north,
range 11 ea.t, 80 ueres, sold at the delinquent tax
aale, January I :, 1HU2. . -ADDISON SMITH, '
Au litor's Otlleo, Wood co O, Auditor.
I'errysburg, April 18th. 18o2-51w4. .
TWITCH APPORTIONMENT.
Notice id heivby givcit -thui the Cnininiifir.e. s
of Wood Cflunty, Ohio, have establish! a 'dram
or water-course' numbered 40, .nimentiep en tho
went bslf of iio south-west quarter of aection i,
Wfbcter Towiiiihlji, tn laud c iud by Robert Dun
Ipac' j thence running west to the onVhalf section
line roa.l ; thence north in the bounds of said road
bout thirty rods ; llu-uce eiost until it stiikes tho
channel of Sugar or blttle Toussant crack j thence
k)lto,(i. : 4,;W.. i.id crack -In whera itiscloirel
Out, air! hprt,",fi,fiitiiate, aud she ta,i4 Copr.m.-.Jo.i-vh
have rtjipoiliimod to.tlw toUis:dfjHil'rbeutU
led by said drain aitch purtlou of ;tle Work nf: eu
siriielion. iu lineal rods, mi t also tho evtiunso of.
survey, as are niiuea to their names respectively,
! j
Mr : i i i
-5- : : ; S- 5" .
. Omitit' nnuira, ; S- e
: : : : r ! :
Banks 5 12 6 e'sesc 1 8 .37
l'ob't Dunipaca " 5 w bw 8 06 2.95
Win; Uumpace " " e sw 3 HI b.)l
Jas. Muir " " g nw
"me, " 6 cS ne so 4 16 1.K4
Peter Shanks " " 5 s no 5 li 2.t)3
Catherine Siidcy " " " s so 6 77 ft. Wl
Power k Kink " jv jf f f ?.6
(ieo. Shanks " ' b nV 1 till
11. KolKstei'iueyer " ' " " c'.wsw V 42 Sill-l
Fred, KinLer ' ' (' w'",,claMvlU 2 3.1!"
John Shroeder ' ' eguwso il pag.tie
Jehu Si),-ncu "'' ' " S n se 12 tlu i.til
Kdward lusiiig " 4 opt wso 13 67 4.HU
t'aspur Sheriiiim " " e se 14 84 6.17
Henry Sherman " " " sue 15 42 5.17
H. Itligcnieyer 3 nw sw Id 31 2.tf5
F. lt.igeineycr " .." " eiiw 17 6U
S Curis, sr. " " 4 ne ue Id 0 .37
Heln.y Wlgmau ' " " w nw
same, tl h .1 w e jjj jj d
Total, I7K.0O
SrnciHCATroNs: Width of bottom, atntiou 0 to
at. 23 2 feet ; thence to at. 49, S reel; thence to at.
7tt, 4 leot ; theiaa to the end, i feet. Bauk slopes,
1 to 1. The excavated earth to lie reniovetf at
leii-t s feet finm the bank lop?4. t'oaia of aurev
jo he paid by xhv it of August next, und tho ditcii
lo be 'completed b the )al lif epu-iiiber lollop iug.
'. - A ooisos SulVu, Auditor.'
AM'lllor s l'Ji(.'e, V oru Uouuty, U., I
Perrysburg, April 11, 1S62,
I
ItM.
l-VlTCH APP0UT10NMKNT.
J
v , t . ,i , ,i r. . , .
.-N'l'ee Is herehy given that the romniissloneisof
,mki wuntv, Ohio, Uavi established a drain or
water-course, numbered it, commencing 10 feel
west of the north quarter post of section 4, tmvn 4,
range 1 1 1 tlicneesoath and parallel with ths qiiurtJr
a.-ction lino to intersect swale about 35 rods from
the south line of aaid section ! thence down aaid
aiiU ti the middle branch of PorUge River t and
that aUJ couujiisione hve aiKa-rlonud to the
owners of laud bcnoHtled tiy aaid lUiiaSu.-h iK.rtion
of tho work of con.nruetl .ii, iu ltnal nsla, and also
tlie eipdiwo of survey, as aio stUxed to their numas
respectively, to-wit!
I,
I
r t h
Xamctnf vtenert.
i
: ; . ?
: i
B rSetnw I
" w ?,c,nw 2
" ne B
' Svy 1
' '
" a ptstr
' aw -a
" aeac.lJ 7
17 bar cor ue 8
K
si 11
15 1.87
li 3.2
.1 16.51
43 .ld
it i.Oi
U 1.89
S .flv
$41.10
Cahor
'4 fl
!
. .1
II II
t 'I
I.
II II
II tl
Martia
Hubbard
Total
SrsciriraTiosi or ' jkx : Bottom iJih of dii.-h
iv.-i it
2 feet from 0 to utm !, and 4 feel froui t)ieuce to
..... fl, . ll.lllk a noes. IV. b. I.. I rri..-l V..
tvi.vl i. ..... ,;. .. t .'. .
v.t. ii ... ...-v nc. ll.'IU HIV
si. ice wbolo lu bv'LAiiilewd t.v the Ut day
:"1
tientcuiber a.-xl. and cnauof aurey naid tub..
t August iwt. Aupisos Sauru .Autimr.
Auditor a etllee, .d oo , O.
Porryaburg, April 14, U3J-6U1.
I.imbri
I
1
-
NfcW ADViRTtS'l1EfJTQ.
j yiTCH APPORTIONMENT. fTTf- .
Notice ia berVbr givau tliat Uia'CflaaAaaiifil
of Wood County, Ohio, br talabliatwd a drain
or water-couraa, nurnbarwd li, emD.ning rigktj
rod weit of tfav touUi-eaat rortar of aatetavn 1 4, ia
M.mtif ,hiery Tewn(iiu y Iheoca nrtb fcna mile, to
tlx OrerkWr and IrovpeTt rr1 tltaur Watt
along nod rvad until it aroaiet tha KoUaraville aud
Freeport road t tbjauc Jn a north-waal dirvcliea
about two huulrrcT-rod, tht-nc west to tha ona
half aortion lino of section 10 ; thane korth along
' - .Th.v uThr-"!!
uiTlll alonir laid aertiuu line to tha Kultrnirllla anil
rnrtage roan, lo tha Dnrth-w cat corner 4 taction
IU ) Uieuce iu a. oortli-caat dinictiou thruugh let-1
tint.r 21 aud 99.anitilrti.fr Intn thm P..-- O .
and that said Couimnutiuncri har aptxirtiuaad to
tho owuer of land bouctitlod br aaid drain, sweh
portion of tba work of construction, in lineal nnla,
and alto the txpen of itirrgy, M ara alliiad to
thoir naoicK, to wit 1
e v s o
Oawt-t'
SI-
I
Q. Palmer 12 4 10 v!,'iel4' . I
same, " " " e.inw-'ae'4
Riley swaeW
ki tan ton " " " aw ui
E.Walters " " " aw '
It. Jacksou " 14 n nw
J.Shutt " " 15 n no
Honrdnur " " 10 a yy
O. Kaller nesw.w Wnwaal
72 $8.41
42 l.l
l t it
11 11 11
u u II
ft
a me.
BC UW
Ma honey
w no
4.01
some
u 11
3 aw m
II. L. Keller" " 10 w; no nw (
HRlllO.
aw nw a nw swi
T. Keller
SbalHar
annie.
eVfnenw '
nw nw I
11 13
12 120
ii
11 11
s aw
I as
n sw
Ui so
so no
uw so
II tm
Holeeuib " "
Edwarda " "
tJoodain " "
KQ.Cin'wiu" "
HJnio, "
SNWestcott "
4.04
8.20
. i.eo
10 43
It 4.S2
18
19 120 16.80
S. Siena if
1 .it- .......
lUawiion" i S:i ao
iiaui?, " J4 a aw
J. .I. Todd" " " uaw
sanxi, " " " n w
" same, ' 44 31 e no
D.Olay 5 (f
I. (Jla i! w
Wortbington " " is sis
Curr ' 27 sw
I) Cable " " 0 prt
Weaiei.li(vic 'I Ml ayy
J. Justice i' " " y
J. Reed '' nw aw
S:IU, M " " 8W UW
20 120 20.00
XI 19
1.20
.80
2J 12
23 60. 3 SO
It Sun a. 40
a 27 6.40
It 64 1,Si)
If 90 2.4U
28 180 3.20
Total, .. U0.37
Uotti ni width of ditch: 2 fet, from stitioo 0 to
66- thence to sl.uii.11 21V. 4 feet; the raniaining
distance tbo natural channel is to bo cleorod of ob
structions. Rank abpc, where there is any cutting-,
to be 1 to 1. The excavated earth to b removed at
leant three feet from tho bank sUipoa. , The (oik to
U to,.,ej0o. ur I e i3l 01.'fteptfniWr,':i)'. mr(,
irnd (lis Wits of si'VvJy puldb)1 thi 1st of August,
Aphisox Smith, Auditor.
Auditor's Ollkf, Wood County. O..I
Perryaburg, April 1th, 18u2. .)' lwil.
A
N ORDINANCE.
ficreut. Ilia ahlewalks iu the IncorDoratcd vil-
lagaof Oilead need rejiairs,
Thtrrfon ht it unhiim J, That all owners of lots
in aaid incorporated village of (iilead, along which
nidttwalkg hare been, or shall hereafter be con
structed, shall be are hereby reauirud torenair ull
sidowalksTilorg lUIr rttsPtttivo oj, b Hie rirst
day of Jiine, lt(fi2, a"iid to tVa1 In, repair
inerestter; ana in case any person, slull rati to re
pair his or her aidowalka a arbreaald, thou it
shall ,J tho duty of the Marshal to ropair aald
walks, and tho expense thereof shall bo charged
respectively against tho lots.
Ry order of tbo Council. . '
J, Atkinson, Mayor.
A. C. Davis, Recorder. 3t61.
REDEMPTION NOTICE. Martin I.imbrick or
his assignees will tako notice that Aaron N.
Hart has deposited in the treasury of Wood county,
Ohio, seven dollars, and seventy-eight cents to re
deem the southwest t of nnrtheaai Vt i,.iiinn
t'oNvnl i north, Va'nge ii east) 40' oorouVl 8C4 V tjii
delinuuent tax null' .I''..onrv ire 1
' ADDISON' SMITH, Auditor.
Auditor's Office, Wood co., O. - '
Perrysburg, April 18, 1862-51w4. 1
R
E B K b L I 0 N C R P S 8 fi D I
Wa have just returned from New York with
' i
A FULL ASSORTMENT
Of Staple and Fancy
D R Y G 0 0 D S !
Clothing,
'i '
Boots and Shoes,
... -.
Mats aud Caps! "
Groeeiles,
HUlf-Qardware,
... tUrr
IjUEENSW AbiE, QL4!5 WARE,
YANKEE NOTIONS, ETC. '
Although, as every one ksoas, all Cotton
Ooods have greatly advanced still wo shall b
able to o(Tr them at NEARLY THE OLD PRICES
as we have taken an early advantage of tbe
market, buy iug from stocks that were $urhasd
las prmu auij fu. t
Our wliolo ftock has beeq selected "with great
oars, aud wo think it wel clcuUtd to vvoet the
wants uf ths people at any rats, all ws ask is an
examination of it by
CASH
. ... !-.. .
BUYERS,
Before nuking purchases.
We sball adhere firmly to tbe Ont-Pr'ee sys
tem, iud also to sullhig ur stock ror ; '
CASH OR READY-PAY.
.i. 1
t-rhVt Prints st 10 aud t CaU.
, lC ic Biaatked Mualfns s( eewts and
L'pwarda.
Wa will uaderaall any TUna-Homsa ' ''"
FROM 15 TO k& PER CENT.
JResaeniber ths pises t Next door U Ua
tlaipi fjou', Uiuia.au straat.
A. O. WILLI AVS k BRO
Pwyskurg, Wool Co., 0., Nov. 10th, lal
;
t
i
I
IMPORTAMT NSVOa
E W O O O D I
N
W
w
N
GOODS!
NE.W OOODSI
NEW G 0 O D S I
;- NEIVQOODSI
- , w
f'
HPUI1VO- (STVLtSI
S r It 1 y'Q'is T VLE.SI. '
. S P R TN O S T V L ESI'
... .i - .
' SPE'lK stYLESI
AT WAR PI1ICES!
AT WAR PRICKS
AT W A R p R C E S J
AT WAR PRICES!
A T W A R PRICES!
AT WAR PRICES!
Tbe subscriber it now felling goods
FOR, LHSS MONEY I
Than was qver sold la Perrysburg.
Belug tba
OKLY STRICT CASU STOKE IN TOWN,
I am thus enabled to sell for less money.
I am selling bust styles of Calicoes, war
ranted fast colors, ut - -- -- -- - la.
Best Enameled Bootees -, i t
best Calf Bootees ....... Ji,
Bust Double-aolad Boots - - - - 2Us.
I have also on Laud an endless variety of
Goods uj '
: qOHRSSPONDlNO LOW PE1CE3.
AU I ask U for '
CASH BUYERS
To look at my Goods before purehaaing eUewhere.
. The bast qualitv of Coal Oil at 4s. always ou
band.. JLt, .. ' . ,. ' - 1 '
FLOCR,
fQttlt,
TEAS,
COFFEE,
SUGAB,
Ac. .Ac.
OUB SHOE SHOP is In full blast. Taos
wanting Boot or Shoes can consult tbeir own
Interest and buy of as. Prices of all goods ara
low aud can be'bad for cash only,at UOL HTOH'H,
TtrAXTEb All kinds of Produce at tbe Cash
VY Store of WM. HOUSTON.
HARNESSES. A small stock of Hsrnesseg on
baud low fw aab, t HO tSTPJJ'S,
' i
.'
NEW GOODS NEW GOODS 1! An endless
variety st ths Cash Storo of
' WM. HOUSTON.
'..-'" . T:
JJ$ i4f Yarpty of J bscroabn
HATS. A largo lot of Hats for spring sad sar ,
mor wear, st the cash store of
BWT Y0CR GOODS AT HOUSTON'S,
And get tbe worth of your vuouy, s tby are iU
lag t-am cheaper than they cam be bad in Toledo.
. The Highest SJaret Pricg
' , IN CASH OR TRADK,
""''' Paid fur produce of all kinds.
WM. II OUST ON.
QUOICE GARDEN SEEDS II . ".
Just received at the Agricultural Warehouse
Sh.iee to or Garden aed, from the city ?f Pbil-ad-lpbia,
ths baat market In tbe X'all4
ias vegetables. Thase seeds wars grown by MussMt
Lau rein Si. Hon, the oldest aeed-luxue in tha coun
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