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VOLUME 7, NUMBER 14.
PJBLISHED EYEKY WEDNESDAY,
Taaica or SPBSUBIPTION $1,50 per annum
atrictly in advance.
RATES OF ADVERTISING.
I3T Ten lines or less make a square.
Tw
laqu'r $1 50
aq'rs
8 sq'r*
4w
8w
3m
4«W|
Wool.
1 col."
00| 8 00
5 00
6 35
A O N E A A W
REDWING, MINNESOTA
51y
A E S II. A E
A TTORiYEF 4 CO UtfS EL OR A LA W.
And Notary Public.
RED WING. MINNESOTA.
Particular attention slven to the collection of
•claims against the United States, growing oui. of
ths war, tor soldiers AKRKAR PAY, BOUNTY SON-
T, KXTKA PAY OK PENSIONS.
Office in The Goodhue Volunteer building
C. & J. C. McCLURE,
A to At at a
RED WING,
GOODHUE COUNTY
A E & CLARK,
«I4I
Wholesale and retail dealers in
S A N E I I N E S,
PAITS, OltS, Ol.ASS, VAHNiaHES,
Dye-Stuf*, Hair and Cloth Brushes,
PATENT MEDICINES,FANCY SOAP,
TOBACCO, SNUFr,
Perfumery. Rod and White Lead,Zinc Paint,&c.
RED WINO, MINE.«OTA.
BJBgppBJpj Hum) In.ni u.iuji.mini.L.tj. mmgm&m
6
$2 00
SOU
"y
10 00
16 00
20 00
$3 00
4 50
$4 00
2 50
3 5C
$6 00
1000
12 00
fl 00
9 So f_ 00 15 00
~8 00
10 00
25_00
40 00
75 00
13 00 15 00
25 00
13 00 15 00i 20 001 25 00
40 00
LKOAT. AovHTisiCRNra, 40ots. per squr. for
frst inaer tion,25cts. each subsequent! nsertion.
Ad vartisemontb aet in double celumn,}£
price 'dditional.
Transient ad vcrtiscmmts mnst be paid for
ta advance, continued advertisements quar
terly and legal advertiBemcnts before the day
af sale.
Business Cards,(six lines,) $6 per year.
All idvertie.^ments continued until ordered
oat:
BUSINESS CARDS.
W A E N I S O
I a s*,t I a
E W I N MINN.
Front offlcc, over C. McGlashan's Store.
lrt*vTlyr
W W E S
MtNNKSOTA.
Special attention given to the collection of
•claims against the United Sutc-*!'or PAY AND
tn the service of tho Government
OiHee in Brand's new building, next door to
%he Kud Wing House.
Ked Wing, Marco 3th, 1861. tf
A N I E S
A O N E A A W
AND
JUSTICE OF THE PEACE.
Red Wini Minnesota.
Special attention given to collcct.tvg.
OrriOB ON MAIN STBEET.
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n*0vS:i:v
E O E W E O
A to stud or at
ROSCOE. GOODHUE COUNTY.
Will attend to all business entrusted to his
arsin the lino of Ins profession.
0. UcClure of Ked Win.', wi'1 assist' in a 14
oe-e»eiitrtwtcd to his Cure in the District Court.
n74a n«-vl»:lv
n41 v6: ly
E S A
Having removed to the Citv of Rod Win»,
Will give his attention to tho
PRACTICE OF MEDICINE.
Professional advice or attendance will be
promptly rendered, upon application at his
office over the Goodhue County Drug Storo, or
At his residence at 8. B. Foots.
Red Wing, July 2, lSti-i.
nA9\&
noois SHOES.
A A & MILLER
street. Rod Wing, opposite tho
Kelly lfc***, are manufacturing
O O S A N S O E S
In the most workmanlike manner, and at
MODERA'IK RATES.
Repariag done to order at short notice.
Bed Wing, Sept. 17,1862. no8v7ly
C. E
FASHIONABLE TAILOR.
A full Assortment of
READY MADE CLOTHING
AND
O is in
constantly en hand.
A I O I N A N E A I I N
4oae to order promptly and at reasonable
5
i"i*«w'
8 BLOCK.
B«4 Wing, June 5th, 1861.
4
E E E A E
A
-PAsr9rz_-
a 9
I I I
Manufactured and for sale by
ASHTON,OOGEL A BETCntR,
Near the Kelly House.
RED WING, MINNESOTA.
nl5*ft:ijr
it a
OH BUSH 8TMEET,_ear RED WING HOUSE
CM A'S L. Rv Ti A CHER, Proprietor.
A good »%rtmeot of
S BAKED BRBAO.
hand.
.......w unaau
Catee, Kea. Crackers Ae. alwave on
Teaatit always kept.
Tfcotx Whe wiali to hav« bread leli
thesr homes can leave tfceir orders
151.
vered at
a44v4~eai
W. E. HAWKINS
JRminier. Glazier
A
FArSt BASVER,
1 1
iii1,MHliilM-_a_y
ti'i
Lyons House.
C.trncr of Flam an* Third streets,
RED WING, MINN.
THE proprietor has just finish
ed this large and commodious
.„__-•_-- House, and has erected a large
and convenient Stable, and is now prepared to
give those who may favor him with their pat
ronage all the comforts or a homo while so
journing in the city. JOHN LYONS,
Pro irictor.
Bed Wing, Sept. 24,18«2. "vTnidy
I A N O S E
We havejust famished and opened the nick
man House, formerl the Hack House, and can
now accommodate the traveling public.
We havejust built
A COMMODIOUS STABLE.
or the accommodation of teams. 42-6m
Bailey House.
pE N miles from Ked Wing, on the Mantor
ville road.
Accommodations for man and beast furnish
od at reasonable rates. Good Stabling and
plenty ot water.
THIS
J. H. BAILEY, Proprietor.
n83a nv6-n!0:ly
LIBBY HOUS E
NOS. 54, fe 58 WATER STREET NEW YORK,
doors above the on iv
It.
HOTEL is CONVENIENTLY SITCATID
for business men visiting New York. The
proprietor takes pleasure in announcing to the
public that he has recently refitted and furn
ished his House, and i* prepared to give those
wh may favor him with their patronage the
comforts of a home, while sojourning in the
city. a $1,50 per day.
IRA A LIBBY, Proprietor
n7fia v(i-n7:ly.
a Cre?k House.
O I miles from Red Wing, on the Znmbrota
O road. Good accommodations for both man
and beast at reasonable rates.
JOHN HACK, Proprietor.
WAGON MIRER & BL.1CKSHTH.
THconvenientbbuildinlatelythe
E subscri has erected alareeand
on corner of PLUM
AND FIFTH streets where he is now
MANUFACTURING AND REPAIRING
W A O N S I E S
E S S E I S
BOKJ3S, & &
On the shortcs*. notice and in the most work
manlike manner.
He has also connected with hiscstablishment a
1 I 1 1
BLAKSMITI.I. S O
BOUNTY of soldiers killed in battle or dying where all work pertaining to that business will
be neatly and promptly done. All Wagons and
Carriages made from the best of Eastern tim
ber, and warranted for two vcar*.
S. A. FREISTEDT.
Red Wing, Oct. 15th, 1SU2. nol_v7ly
G. H. STERLIN & Co.,
•ueeiMgoni t' S. H. Foot.
Wholesale and Retail Dealers in
LEATHER, & SHOE FINDINGS.
Manftfacturcrsot cvey kind and style of
Men's. Bin/*, Women's and Children's BooU
and Sh in.
Repafing done neatly and st moderate
prices. In the Sew Brick building, corner
Main and Plain streets. Corns and see vs.
G. ... STERLING & CO.
n29a r.4«t:lv.
A, W E S I N O
W A A E A N E W E E
MAI N ST- W E S O S ST
W A E S
(D (II H_ £3,
AMD
neatly repaired.
ALL WORK WARRANTED.
W ii so
n!):J
nUvfi-ly
A N N I S A N I E S A CO..
Mannfacturers of. and dealers in every va
riety of
LUMBER, LATHS,
S in A
I N I S I N E
and Dressed
S a
Always on hand at the Blnff Mills.
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S E A
RED WING 1899.
A N I N
—AND—
SASIt, DOOB A N BLIN FAC'iORY
(One Bloek above Freeborn's Saw Mill.)
1 7 E SHALL BE PREPARED TO PUR
«iah at all times, anything in the above
line of bnsiness and shall keep'on hand all
kinds of pluned and matched Lumbar,Mould
in etc.
Orders promptly attended to, which may al
so be left with Brown ft Belcher.
lVodece of all kinds taken in exchange for
work. COGEL fe BETCHER-.
Red Wing, May 8th, ISM.
-38a n40:ly.
C0GSL BETCBER,
Manufacturers ef and dealers in
Lumber, Shingles,
AND LATH,
8&.BS. DOOP.S & SZ.XR28.
Oflceaad Lumberyard
Corner of Mnin una Broad Streets.
SAWING, PLANING, MATCHING,
Done to order at aur Steam MiB.
Nov. H.^aitly
R3P2t3SS__t3_T?S.
Ha vine tafcea the stand on
a S ., near the K«Hy House
the subscriber ta ptepared to ac-
commodate the travel*** eo-siuaoity wiUk
whatever, ia the line of refreahmeuu they ma
waau
Ritar* %f tae Day ar Week, also
aisled with lodging-, CHEAP
Here i«the owar r__cs raa Crrr wbei
panoa can emit for what as weacs. aad IT
4
o. ANUEE5ON.
»nly what he geta.
"""—rn
at9vf:Sm
DIABIIS. A lane eteek fee W iu*t re
at TRB QT BOOK STOKE.
eHrftW
-jnrin---rrw, -,,.,.-,„. "••'••Tn'Mmm*
Jfetottfl fwtrg.
Saudalphuti.
Have you read in the T.tlutud of old,
In the legends the Rabbins have told,
Of the limitless realms of the air,
Have you read it,—the marvelIons story
Of Sandalphon, the Angel of Glory,
Sandalphon, the Angel of Prayer?
How erect, at tho outermost gates
Of the City Celestial he waits,
With his feet on the ladder of light,
That, crowded with angels unnumbered,
By Jacob was seen, as be slumbered
Alone in the desert at night f'
The Angels of Wind and of Fire
Chant anly ono hymn, and expire
With the son«'s irresistibte stress,—
Expire in their rapture and wonder,
As harp strings are broken asunder
By the music they throb to express.
But serene in the rapturous throng,
Unmoved by the rush of the song,
With eyes unimpassioned and slow,
Among the dead angels, the deathless
Sandalphon stand listening, breathless,
To sounds that ascend from below.-—
.11 —,
From the spirits on earth that adore,
From the souls that entreat and implore
In the frenzy and passion'of prayer,—
From the hearts that are broken-with Tosses,
And weary with dragging the crosses
Too heavy for mortals to bear.
And he gathers the prayers as he stands,
And they change into flowers in his hands
Into garlands of purple and red
And beneath the great arch of the portal,
Through the streets of the City Immortal,
Is wafted the fragrance they shed.
It is butalogned, I know,—
A fable, a phantom, a show
Of the ancient Rabbinical lore
Yet the old mediaeval tradition,
The beautiful, strangesupersition,
But haunts me and holds me the more.
When I look from my window at night,
Afid the welkin above is all white,
All throbbing and panting with stars,
Among them majestic is standing
Sandalphon the angel, expanding
His pinions in nebulous bars.
And the legend, I feel, is part
Of the hunger and thirst of the heart.
The frenzy and fire of the brain,
That grasp." at the fruitage forbidden,
And golden pomegranates of Edcu,
To quick its fever and pain.
—Atlantic Monthly.
^tettUaiwn* §mtonq.
The Character and Alms of the South.
The London New, in an article rebuking
the secessionists in England, thus defines the
character and aims of the South
But further, the character and known aims
of the south were from the first such as to
attract to its service the most eminent military
ability. As soon as secessions became a fact,
there was not an officer in America who did
not know that the confederacy would opon the
most brilliant career to the professional sol
dier. The notion that the south was to re
main a f»mall group of states quietly growing
cotton in a corner of the American continent,
was one which assuredly no southerner ever
entertained. Its leaders have promised to
make it a great empire by seizing neighboring
countries. Conscious of their moral isolation,
and chafing under the verdict which lite world
passes upon their fundamental institution,
they have resolved that they will have at
least one thing which the world has always
respected—power. It was not by accident or
caprice that Lee, Johnson, and *o many other
of the most skillful officers of the Union in a
moment left the old govirnra nt, and look up
with the new confedracy. Nor was the ven
ture so great as it seemed. Those officers
knew the slave power by long acquaintance
knew its burning ambition knew that am
bition had no peaceful scope, but was shut up
to military achievement knew that it had
been conversant with daring schemes of ag
gression, and could gratify military tastes and
reward military merit.
Such, then, is the slave power, complete,
unassailable, and committed to conquest, the
most formidable organization of barbarism
the world has ever seen.
The Revenue Stamps and their Uses.
We have already stated that the Postmaster
is the source from which the public will de
rive their supply. As the stamp law is'
backed by heavy penalties, and as ignorance
now a-days is a sin, people should beai in
mind that infringement of the act is likely to
occasion trouble. Every business and legal
instrument requiries a stamp. Receipts, checks
drafts, due bills, insurance polices, articles of
agreement, bonds mortgages leases, custom
house papers, and even passage tickets to
foreign ports are among the instruments of
writing that will bear no validity without a
Stamp.
A two cent stamp must be affixed to every
check or sight draft exceeding $20 rn amount.
Promissory nctes or drafts most beaf a five
cent stamp and upwards, according to amount
Without this the note has no legal value
whatever. Power of attorney arid certificates
ofstock need a twenty-five cent stamp. Deeds
will require from 50 cents upwards, and
leases ditto.
A ticket to London or Paris
must be stamped at a cost of from 50 cants
A 4 wefcw ia the Albaajr
_ajae.exliam ta* edTaar to e«mea apaa
th% frplil.LS.il wita mMJrtrfoL' -Waal
ilfln It ii that wraar take the aistar ta
a pats he ^rrw«i
RED WING, GOODHUE COUNTY. MINN., WEDNESDAY, OCT. 29, 1862.
Whol Who.
These columns, we say. are neither Dem
ocratc nori Republican they, ere simpl
Union. ffapir't Mrllg his
0
politics,
but it has the unswerving loyalty to the
Government which every honest citizen and
paper owes, and it has a conesponding duty
of censure upon all who seek to arouse old
party passions.
This effort was deliberately made by Mr.
Horatio Seymour, who was lately nominated
by Air, Fernando Wood and his friends for
Go vernor of. New York. His speech of ac.
ceptance. of which Mr. Fernando Wood said
that he indorsed every .word,' was neither
a plea for the'Government nor a denuncia
tion of the rebellion, nor an appeal to every
patriotic heart to strain yet another nerve in
saving the country, nor a burning tribute to
the bieve and ucblr^martyrs in the cause,
but a dry, elaborate special plea and justifi
cation for the partj with which ho has acted,
No other part)*, he said, is fitted to carry
on the government.
Mr. Seymour provokes a very brief his
torical reminscence upon the point of pecu
liar fitness.
Mr. Buchanan was the late Democratic
President. In his Cabinet and by his con*
nivance the reb Kion was matured Mr.
Cobb—now a rebel General—was the Dem
ocratic Secretary of the Treasury. Mr!
Floyd—now a rebel General—Was the Dem
ocratic Secretary of War. Mr Thompson
—a conspicuous rebel instigator—was ihe
Democratic Secretary of the Interior. Mr.
Jefferson Davis, the rebel President Mr.
Toombs, his Secretary of State Mr. Ben
jaiuin, his late Secretary of War Slidcll,
the rebel emissary in paris Mason, the dit
to in London Wigfall, Yule, Chestnut,
and the rest were Democratic Senators of
•he United Stttes, The most conspicuous
members of that party in the Cabinet and
Senate, assisted by representatives of the
same faith in the House, organized at the
national capital the plot to over hrow the
national Government, in which they were
assisted by the Democratic Governors of
Southern States. For seventeen months
the country lias, in consequence, been con
vulsedand desolated by a ferocious a
Every family is bereaved—every
heavily taxed—the prosperity of the nation
i** paralyzed and its very existence menaced
and every open defender or secret sympathi
zer with this bloody effort to ruin tie Gov
etnment and the country has been identified
solely with the Democratic Party.
Ever family bereaved-ever citizen is
The Republican party may be unfitted to
direct the Government, but if this record
proves that the Democratic party is bett
fitted, it can only be because words have
censed to have meaning.
The gentleman who brings tho charge of
unfitness has been selected in New York as
the candidate of that party. He prides
himself upon having urged the Government
to surrender to the rebellion before a shot
had been fired. His speech has ample and
labored vituperation and accusation—not of
the evemiea of the cruntry, but of the friends
of the Administration which is maintaining
the Government. Are his most vehement
supporters in or out of the Convention, the
most loyal of Union men Does he
fake his stand upon a purely partisan, or
a purely pa riotic platform? Will, or will
not. Jeff Davis in Richmond, Slidell in Par
is, and Mason in London, rejoice to hear of
his election and can that which pleases
these men really be servicable to the coun
try in this extremity
These are not party or political questions
They are questions of the further existence
of the Government unawed by the rebellion,
and unchanged by compromise with rebels
in arms.—Hamper's Wtekly.
Another Great Naval Expedition.
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A
to one dollar. was pretty successfel ia bantering an Irish
So on bills of lading, manifests, and on
m*n»
telegrams, must be stamps of from one top «O«M to Jeea your leg?* 'Well,' said
three cents. Even an express company's Jonas, "on ex mining my pedigree and look*
receipt calls for a stamp. The act so covers
the whole ground that not only are unstamped
mstrnments of writing worthless, bat heavy
penalties are inflicted for ntakiag, awning, or
stgwing any instrument, unless dory stamped.
Business men, therefore, should secure a
pfamphlet copy of the act, and read op
for future action.— Stekmtr- ifet.
Commercial says no ne
cessity exists for concealing the fact that an
expedition is now preparing to operate against
one or more Southern ports. The rendea
vous has already keen occupied bv a fleet of
vessels, the presence of which, within view
of the rebel signal pest*, will reveal the
strength of the intended demonstration.—
The expedition whatever its destination,
will he commanded by naval heroes of ack
nowledged abiliy. It will be stronger in
point of armament and class of ships than
any which baa embarked on an offensive
movement. The pain's towards which it
will be directed are, under any ci*-cum
rtances, unable successfully to contend
against them, fur the Meet will be provided
with every appliance which ingenuity, ex
perience or skill can devise to secure the ac
eeesptwk-Matef its object.
one-legged «Uh orator, named Jones.
*hen the tatter asked him,' How did
settled ia ear
ing ap my descent, I fbaad there was some
Irish blood ia me. and becoming renviced
it was all settled ia that left tag, I had itcircumstances
eat off at eoce.' Be the powers/ said pat, Colour," was the reply
it ••id av been a good thing if it had only I »espacvfal aaaaaer.
A Juryasaa having apptted y, the Record-
er to he excused from serving, on aerooatar faigaad look af
deafness, the latter asked. -00014 you net ha aaoka stawty aad impraawvely
haar my charge to the gr_adjnry, Sir"
w-—, _.- w—mr »«w sr-awjary, _nr« ancaraaai
Tea, 1 beard every word af it," was the thaamraetf,
law raply, «ha* caaiia't saaka aa sane of sswaaaara
ptiased «lsewhare in this pape.r last week
But every tongue that can speak, or hand
that write* will have a word to ••ay of an
aet which is in itself simply just, but which
in iU results becomes sublime.
Nearly four mi Hon of innocent human be
ng*. against every instinct of justic- and hu
manity, and in direct contradiction of the
fundamental principle of this Government
are held as slaves and counted as property
by the local laws of certain State*. The
owners of these slaves, foreseeing that the
natural increase of population in a nation of
laboring men would limit a system of forced
labor which cannot live except by directly
competing with free labor, and knowing that
the limitation of slavery is its death, rase in
rebellion against the Government of the
people, hoping either to win a, separation or
fatigue the people into granting
guarantee .or slavery.
Meanwhile the system itself, as it was the
cause of the war, became its strength. It
supplies the armies which fight against the
country. lt,is more the.strength of the re
bellion, than, the cannon and powder and
ball which mangle, and murder the loyal eit.
i_ens who oppose it with arms. The Gov
ernment of the United States does not he*,
itate to seize ancU appropriate all those guns
and all that ammunition, and to take the
lives of those who me them just as fast and
far as it can. And in obedience to the same
po sible
The act is in itself a
dictated by common sense. In its scope it
is a itional purification. Its temporary in
tention is the maintainance of the Union and
the Government Its ultimate result is
permanent peace and prosperity, founded
upon the only principle that can secure
either. Had the slaveholders trusted ta
political and constitutional means, they
could not have evaded but they could h.ive
delayed the result. When they rushed to
arms they gave the Government, under the
8 it
But from the clouds and terror of that up
heaval it nmerges radiant, supreme, stead
fast forever, both feet of spotle«s marble.—
Harper's Weekly.
The Romance of Camp Life.
The monotonous routine cf military life
in Camp Duane was strangely disturbed a
morning or two since. A curious discovery
was made, which was no less than the as
tounding revelation that in the ranks of the
Irish Legion a soldier was enlisted who
proved not of tht masculine, but of the fem
inine gender
necessity, and acting by the same right, itU".d by, hejr: own admission. The Cfllonel
will destroy the assistance,' which slavery] immediately relieved, the soldier fromrguard
gives to the rebellion just as fast and far aslduty»
thf power to
8 A a
warning, after the ripening of popular con
viction that the blow must fall, at the mo
ment when it would tell most truly, the
word is spoken, the honor of the nation is
pledged, and the rebellion, and despotic Eu
rope sympathizing with it, see the religious
earnestness of a people which moves gradu
ally, wisely, irresistibly to triumph.
Liko the old status of the God that had
one foot of marble and one of clay, so stood
the Union, strong with its marble foot of
Liberty, weak with the clay of Slavery.—
Failing and breaking from that rcakness,
the great statue itself tottered to its fall.
The exposure of the secret
was by themerest acc.ient.and she hadal-j
ready served some fifteen days in the ranks,
performing each day her allotted duties as ajfor
Ca'tahV Mur h"*"'
accustomed round on Thursday last, in-[
Eighteen, sir," promptly replied the
guard.
The of voice ia which it was utter.|.
to enter tka mind of the tatter that all was: -.-
not ght Advancing toward the gaard he
and instao lv there flashed through his
mind the mistrust that the sex of the per
son before him was not each as his outward
habiliments would indicate. A closer ex
arainatienennfinned still more the suspicion
of Colonel O'Meara, but bow to consummate
the proof perplexed htm. A momeat's re
fleciiua aad he adopted a trifling subterfuge.
Sir," said toe Colonel, I think I have
Ta* Coioael turneda^wn. Witha well
W cannetdivfnewhy you should seek to con contract in all cases where creditors'«w to
The President's proclamation waa dis- ceal the fact from me, there is a markka acceptrfrora debtor, leas than tne' amount
*«_ I .u: ... red mark^upen your left breast, by which actually W
I shaft be able to. identify you. Open your •'very
coat,, sir.'
The soldier hesitated. Colonel," lai"A
be, VI am sure you are mistaken,for,be
lieve mor sir,? I never saw you before I en
listed in your, regiment."
Suspicion now grew firm in the Gokmel's
mind, and he determined in Ins purpose of
discovery. With a manner which admitted
of no hesitation, be said.««I tell you to un
button yonr coat, and I wish you to obey
We.'? 5 (|.-,,_. -,
Slowly the guard unbuttoned the gar
ment, and threw it back from his breast.—
Beneath it was a while ribbed shirt, and the
lappeis of the coat were thickly padded with
cotton, to hide, when unbuttoned, a certain
rotundity of form, which was -w plainly
perpetuaHvisible beneath the folds of the shirt. ''How,
sir/'said he^ "can I discover whether the
mark is there through the folds of your
shirt?. Unbutton it, sir you are not afraid
to shownie your breast,,are you?"
There was, a, brief silence. The Colonel
was implacable,.and in his countenance the
soldier read suspicion of the correct state of
affairs, and a. determination to know the
truth. There was no help forfit. and slowly
and hesitatingly these words come forth:
"ColqneJ, rather.than expqse my person
I wjll reveal wy sex. 2 am a wuman
Shade- of Mars Here i.t wasj at last,
a"d
,tpok the feminine in 4»is charge,
with a determination to investigate fhe af
military measure, Attf yet further, but in a different direction
The story was related to
tus
by one who
was a witness of the affair, and at whose
request we withhold the real name of the
young lady, and,that under which she en
listed.,. ... ii:„ .., .,eU.
Subsequent ioquiry has led the command
the service of her country. How she ex
pected to eventually escape detection we do
not ktiow, but certain it is that not until she
Her story is that she joined the regiment
purely from a love of war. She has, ac
cording to her own statement, long been ac
customed to wearing the apparel of the male
sax, because her father, who was poor, was
unable to furnish harself and sisters with
such clothing as would enable his daugh
ters to stand among the class in society in
which his proud heart aesired to piece
them. She is well formed and possessed of
an excellent share ef muscle.' and states
that she has been inured to hardship. Her
features are rathor comely but her voice is
somewhat masculine.
The sequel of this strange discovery will
probably be her adoption as Daughter of
the Irish Legion.
Decision on an Important Principle of
Commercial Law.
Judge Druromond, of the United States
Circuit Court, delivered his decision yester
day in the case of Elisha R. Whitney ct. at.
vs. John R. Mills, et.al., which has attract
ed unusual attention from the Bar generally,
and is ol great importance tu the commer-
cial
community. We sahjoin a brief sum-
a I a in 8 1
a I 8
a tr a
i.
ctk
"w-f-l I against the defendants upon eight protnisso
While Colonel O Meara was making is
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structmg oflcers, and supervising regimental April, and ther* wasafinding for the plaint
«ffa.rs,.nd looking after the welfare and iff,. The defendants entered a motion for a
the good behavior of the men in the Irish
Legion, he observed upon guard duty a sen
t.nel who the colonel seemed younger volvingas ,tdoe, nice question, of commer
than the regulations admit into the service cial law. The material facts in the case are
of the United Slates a* soldier*. The co- follows. In 1859 the defendants then
lonel stopped and enestioaed the soldier, as comprising the firm of 5 oha R. Mills ft Co.,
trie latter gave him the accustomed salute,
desiring to be informed of the age of the sen
tinel before htm.
W bought by the plaintiffs
miuhi
bv defendanU The cause
submitted to the court for triallast
new trial, and the case came up for a hear-
ing yesterday. The case is important, in
made an assignment for the benefit of their
creditors, to Matthew Laflin'and Elwin R.
Tuttlo. Soon after the assignment was made
a
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ed, accompaaied by the peculiar manner of! PhiWe.phia, plaintiffs in Ins suit, by the S 5
tbe*old.er, the keea eye of the a S S agreement the creaitora S S
was bent la that directan, caused suspicion
to fro
looked the individual steadily ia the eyjcreditori. agreed ta release Mill, ft Co, jrem
seen you before, bat where or under what Uatdifcieats_almanta. Two of
I caaaot aow recall to mi ad.
of
it a
fore I cases kasa I aever saw yoa, to my
koowtadge.ia hfc.»»
1 had
am dear friaad eaes, moch yoaafer
if pm be aet ne, I aever
Bat
as I laWBecs, jaw are tla
mmtwMWM*
ing officer to. believe that she is a chaste "Twenty." It wonder you aren't
girl, of pure motives, but who, with a mis- down ashamed of being no bigger
taken zeal and patriotism enrolled herself in
ft was strongly argued 6ri the part
of the defence that as the plaintiffs expretsly
'released mtiU Co., from the payment
all their original claim, except fortyfivepe
cent, that thie plaintim could only recover
judgment due oh the compromise notes.
The court overruled the motion lor anew
trial and gave judgment for the plaintiffs for
$6.3:0.08, the amount of the original debt,
less the amount of the two compromise notes
which had been paid.—Chit ago Tribute.
«aaii'"- •'•—S
MISCELLA WvrOUSjITBMS.
\i'M •••'."' .' si! vSJvr*
W I was quite a ,hpr^say^rfjSmith
ray father ordered a coatforroe from an
Isrealite, and when the garment came home
it was large enough for two or Jhroe of my
**^r Vm^Se* Jew, .aO^r vajnly try
iogto gather up, the fullness in ths back
with his hand, so that the front might set
tight, declared at length, boldly the coat
was 'goaty it W«LS no faqlt of .te.coat^tecoat
fit coot enough, but the Aoy was too sfim."
A?. organist of Bangor was very peculiar
as to the nature of his meals, and having
gone to church one Sunday without leaving
his usual dire.'.ions, the anxious wife sent
her little boj' for, instructions. When the
boy reached the church, he^found they^had
just commenced the ft.Ztaiavand fearing to
wait until it was finished, he crept up to his
father and commenced singing in his ear, in
ihe trebel voice (satfo tcco)
.them's jr»t a hind-qnnrter of a lamb,
h.tt shall she do with it
The organist was rather astonished, but
pr imptlyreplfed, in base.
'Roiist the loin and boil the leg.
And. make a pudding of the suet.1,
With which message the young genius in
stantly decamped.
A DUTIFUL SON.—"HOW old are ye
said Major Kipting to a dwarfish young
'ou
look like a boy r( ten
being a dutiful child.
a ,en
8a
met with Colonel O'Meara had a suspicion *way. I've never', seen, him ^since and I
of her true sex been entertained by her com- didn't think it right in me to go on growing
rades, with whom, she messed and slept.
without his leave."
together again."'
'.
a compromise agreement wa* entered into
between the defendants and their creditors. ._ i___
hi.n,3 ft Lawrence, *appear_
^he defendants
wtlVof a
a
firm of John R. Mills ft Co. the
any further claim on account of the original
indebtedness, except the forty fire per ceat
of the same which waste be paid in sixteen
instalments. The compromise agreement
provided that the original notes might be
retained by the creditors as collateral aecari
ty for ths paymeat of the compromise in
debtednefs of forty fire per ceat, Sote*
were given by the defendanU for the pay
the ethers had all matured before Oat com*
itef that east and were unpaid.--'
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Suit was keooght oa the ongiaal notes, theUhe fact is, *«tor, I have not gat gawd sena.
famatiaw atairaiag that as ta* aaaH»»_aiatL_I am aa idiot," aotamaly replied the ap
a is a a a paid atatatarit the Ltfieaat. A aoctor, what
ongisadiadebaaioeai mm rrte*d sceordiog faroaffc*,.raa tliat WlaUerideace can
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trmthetawinl^t.maiwaasMWfC
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All comes of
How so "When
fa«her put his hand on my head,
'df 'Stop there!' and ho then ran
LOVE.-r-At three years of age we love
our mothers at six, our fathers
(at
ten
holidays at sixteen Dress ot twenty our
sweet hearts at twenty-five, our wives
at forty, our children at sixty, ourselves.
Mr. Smith, I want to speak to you pri
vately. Permit me to take you apart a few
rrioments."'
SMITH f£fw7*»7 the leasf f'tightened..)
Certainly, Sir if you'll promise to
rput
mo
ft
"lo look as though* were beside
yourself,*' said a wag to a fop standing by a
donkey.
A theoretically benevolent man, on being
asked by a friend to lend him a sovereign,
answered brisklv, '•With pleasure but
suddenly added,'Dear me, bow unfortun
ate I've only one lending sovereign, and it
is out." -.i
Robert Hall was unhappy in«his courtship
of Miss. Steel. While he was yet smarting
licneath the disappointment he went out to
tea. The lady of the house said, with no
very good taste,' You are dull, Mr.^Hall
we have no polished Steele hereto entertain
yoa.' Oh, madam, that's not the slightest
consequence you have plenty of polished
brass!'
Among the expedients adopted by tho
sutlers to sell contraband liquor to the'sol
diers one is exceedingly novel. They drop
a couple of peaches into a bottle of whiskey,
and sell the compound ss 'pickled peaches
A more irreverent expedient is to have a
tin can made"and painted like a hymn-book
and labelled The Bosom Companion
THE Cincinnati OntAoUe^Tslegrapho( this
week says of the President's proclamation
of ennncipat'on.
We think few unbiased persons will seri
ously quanel about the right of the Presi.
dent, not as President, but as commander
in chief, to deal with the rebellion as to him
_,h. «hall the shortest and surest mode^^
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to
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If certain humane souls are legislatively cat
alogued as and defined by the south as pro*
perty. and are thus brought under the ap
plication of such proclamation, the south
may blame herself.
A Parisian robber, who was seized in the
act of stealing from the shop of a tobaccon
ist, fcaul, by w*y of excusing himself, that
he hail never heard of a law whichforbadea
man to take *n»f.
UB Ohio State Journal tells tho story
of the exempting physician ia that city
Doctor, if the lame foot won't answer I
note* were paid at maturity, lutvc enothersJI-sufficient reason one that
you capnot refuse me exemption for."—
What is it ft a»ked the doctor. Why,
W W fcrwg." 1 Proof aone^usise." said the
fPPticaiit. *Why,siniTot^forJiai Bn-
S S S «he ar%|aal ia-]caaaanf aa44f that isa't proof.»fiawmao's
atedasa mreeirad, aw, av ether words,
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