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51.50 PER ANNUM. XOO 000 SHELTER TENTS 10,000 Wall and other Large Tents. 10,000 PIECES NEW AND OLD CLOTHING. JVEfVJIA'D OLD BLANKETS! NEW BLANKETS—Heavy—SS PEK PAIR. NEW SHIRTS & DRAWERS, HEAVY SOCKS and BROGANS! ALSO, IST SI W P AMTS, At $3 Per Pair! Men’s and Boy’s Jackets, $2 Each! OLD BLANKETS, Shirts, Drawers, Pants, COATS AND OVEBCOATS! ALSO, 100,000 SHELTER TENTS, suita ble for shoe-makers, mechanics and housekeepers for different purposes.— These tents are in excellent order, being nearly new. The Wall or larger Tents are also in excellent order, suitable for wagon-covers, awnings, window cloths and many other purposes. All persons wishing to purchase any of the above articles are requested to call | and examine them. FOR SALE lOW, Wholesale and Retail. JOSHUA HORNER, Corner Chew and Stirling streets, decß Baltimore, Md. T*. 3K3E]El.n f Manufacturer of Tin and Sheet Iron Ware, Main street, nearly opposite Post office, mat m m*. HE subscriber having located in Bel Air, respectfully informs the citizens of Harford county that he will manufacture and keep on hand every variety of TIN WARE AND HOUSEKEEPING ARTICLES, Of a superior quality, which he will sell on reasonable terms ROOFING and SPOUTING attended to, in the best manner and with despatch. FURNACES and FIRE-PLACE STOVES pul up and repaired al short notice. jar MILK CANS of superior quality manu- i factored to order. Give Me a Cali, ! T. KERR, jnns Main street, Bel Air. " NEWfiMS. THE undersigned have just received a * large and well selected stock of Goods suitable for the season. They are con stantly making up the neatest work, and the newest and most fashionable style of I BONNETS, Up Por tho Pall &. Winter. To which they invite the attention ofj the citizens of the town and the sur-! rounding country. They also desire | an occasional call from their Baltimore j friends, when they want something of ex- | Ira style and finish, as they are aware that j the undersigned can and will take pleasure I in putting up work of that description. In addition to all styles of Bonnets, j they keep constantly on hand a variety of j LADIES’ AND GENTLEMEN’S Such as Ribbons, Laces, Gloves, Hosiery, Suspenders, and many other articles in | the Notion line. Thankful for the liberal patronage here tofore given thefirm, they expect by strict attention to business to merit its continu ance. M. J. WRIGHT &. MITCHELL, Washington, street, two doors north ol the Railroad, and next door to Nixon’s Hotel, Havre-de-Grace. sep2s JtfOTI C2S. Executors and administra-' TORS who have not settled their ac counts according to law, will, at as early a day as possible, with the vouchers, re port to the Register for the settlement of said accounts. All delinquents will be j called to appear before the Court. Bv order of the Orphans’ Court, B. H. HANSON, Register of Wills for Harford county. ap7 Family Supplies! Family Supplies! Family Supplies! Family Supplies! A FULL LINE—CHEAP FOR CASH Corner Main St. & Fort Deposit Avenue Bel Air, Md. A. H. GREENFIELD. Dr. 3. XL KXUXISXBXk, MAY bo found now punctually al his office in Havre de Orac. See advertisement in another column. mh2 j ‘LET US CLING TO THE CONSTITUTION AS THE MARINER CLINGS TO THE LAST PLANK WHEN THE NIGHT AND TEMPEST CLOSE AROUND HIM.” SQ3.TJBI.S PACIFIC GUANO. 200 LBS. SOLUBLE PACIFIC GU ANO contains 70 lbs. animal mailer, yielding r* to 8 POUNDS AMMONIA. Also 80 to 90 lbs. earthy bone Phos phate of lime , 30 lbs. of which are SOLUBLE PHOSPHATE. It combines all the advantages of the best brands of Super-Phosphate,with those of Peruvian Guano. By reason of its GltE.fl TE It C OJVCEjyTRA TJOJV, we recommend 20 per ct. less by weight per acre, than of any fertilizer costing the same per ton ; and no more per acre than of those selling at 30 per ct. more per ton Hence ITS ECONOMY! This Guano weighs 65 lbs. per bushel, i hence in applying it farmers must be gov erned by weight and not by bulk, for it is much lighter than the Super-Phosphates. Every cargo duly inspected.*?# JOHN S. REESE &. CO., General Agents for the South, Ije 16 71 South street, Baltimore. The Fertilizer for Maryland Lands! BAUOH’S RAW-BONE PHOSPHATE! Containing 53 per cl. Phosphate of Lime, And 4.05 “ Ammonia. TT SHOULD be borne in mind, that the Phosphate of Lime in this article be ing obtained exclusively from RAW BONES and a TRUE BIRD GUANO there is no portion of it inoperative as in the caseol SUPER PHOSPHATES made from MINERAL GUANOS’ but being en tirely Soluble in the Soil continues to im part its fertilizing qualities to the crops for years. The remarkable success which has at tended ils use in MARYLAND and parts of VIRGINIA is a sufficient guaranty to induce those who have not tried it to do so. The GRAIN CROP in this State where this FERTILIZER lias been applied is | supposed to have been increased from 24! to 50 per cent by its use. While for TO BACCO and GRASS LANDS its success has been equally decided. The price in Baltimore is uniform with i the Manufacturer’s Factory price. GEORGE DUGDALE, Manufacturer’s Agent, 105 Smith’s Whf. Baltimore. For Sale at Manufacturers price the cost ;of transportation added, bv ARCHER, HOWARD & CO.. je26 Bel Air. ~TO FARMERS. Lodi Company’s Poudrette, Over 9,000 barrels sold Inst season. Toe’s Suiier-Phosphiilc of Lime. At greatly reduced prices. BOOTES, j From Indianapolis, Indiana, warranted pure, and superior to any other in market. CUA N O , j Consisting of Meat and Bone ground together, from Indianopdis, warranted to contain no other ingredient. The demand for this article could ) not he supplied last year. 100.000 BUSHELS SHELL LIME, Slacked or unslacked. BOWEN & MERCER, No. 3 Exchange Place, Baltimore. feblG NEW Grocery, Provision AND FEED STORE. Corner of and Jefferson Sts. BALTIMORE. JOHN COX j Respectfully informs his friends of Har , ford county, that he has opened a NEW STORE at the above place, and solicits a call. p* All kinds of COUNTRY PRO DUCE will betaken in exchange for goods, J at the market prices. OATS, CORN, CHOP, MILL FEED, t,c„ Bought and sold. All orders filled with promptness and fidelity. decß THE MASON & HAMLIN CABINET ORGANS, FORTY different styles, adapted to sacred and secular music, for SBO to S6OO each.— FIFTY-ONE GOLD or SILVER MEDALS, or other first premiums awarded them. Illus trated Catalogues free. Address MASON h HAMLIN, Boston, or MASON BROTHERS, New York. oc(20-ly J. M. STREET 7 !’, A3SOIITS7 A!? .LAW, Can be seen at his office in Bel Air on Monday and Tuesday of each week, j mh3 DEL AIR, MD. FRIDAY MORNING, MARCH 23, 1866. THE £BIS AN9 INTELLIGENCER IB PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY MORNING, BY •A.- W. BATEMAIST, AT One Dollar and Fifty Cents Per Annum , IN ADVANCE, OTHERWISE TWO DOLLARS WILL BE CHARGED. RATES OF ADVERTISING. One square, (eight lines or less,) three inser tions, SI.OO. EaCh subsequent insertion 25 cts. One square three months, $3.00; Six months, I $5.00; Twelve months, SB.OO. Business cards of six lines or less, $5 a year. No subscription taken for leas than a year. Ipiidical. THE DEAD MARINER. BY GEORGK D. PRENTICE, KflQ. Sleep on—sleep on—above tby corpse The winds their sabbath keep— I Tho waves around thee—and thy breast Heaves with the heaving deep. O’er thee, mild eve her beauty flings, And there the white gull lifts her wings ; And the blue halcyon loves to lave Her plumage in the holy wave. Sleep on—no willow o’er thee bends With melancholy air, No violet springs, nor dewy rose Its soul of love lays bare ; But there the sea-flower bright and yonng Is sweetly o’er thy slumbers flung ; And, like a weeping mourner fair, The pale flag hangs its tresses there. Sleep on—sleep on—the glittering depths Of ocean’s coral waves Are thy bright urn—thy requiem. The music of the waves ; The purple gems forever burn, In fadeless beauty- round thy urn ; And, pure and deep as infant love, The blue sea rolls its waves above. Sleep on—sleep on—the fearful wrath Of mingling cloud and deep, May leave its wild and stormy track Above thy place of sleep, But when the wave has sunk to rest, As now 'twill murmur o’er thy breast ; And the bright victims of the sea Ferchauce will make their home with thee. Sleep on—thy corpse is far away, But love bewails thee yet— For thee the heart-rung sigh is breathed, And lovely eyes are wet ; And she, thy young and beauteous bride, I Her thoughts are hovering by thy side ; | AS Olt She turns to view with toarg j The Eden of departed years. DSDstdlanffliJs. Opinion of President Lincoln’s Attorney General on the Vetoed Bill. In a letter to a meeting of conservative citizens of St. Loqis the Hon. Edward Bates subjects the Freedtuen’s Bureau bill to a merciless analysis, in which he exposes with unmistakable distinctness the ulterior revolutionary object of tbe proposed statute, and denounces with ap propriate but logical severity the danger ous subterfuge of its contrivers, which was counteracted by the prompt and bold interposition of the President. We sub join the letter referred to : St. Louis, February 24, 1866. Gen. E. B. Brown, President of the State Central Committee Conservative Union Party : Sin : I am honored by the receipt of your note of this day, inviting me to be present at a mass meeting of tbe citizens of St. Louis, to be held at the Court- House this evening at halt-past seven o’clock, fur tbe purpose of endorsing tbe action of President Johnson in vetoing tho Freodmen’s Bureau bill, and in sup port of his general policy of national re construction. I am very sorry that the bad state of my health forbids my attendance, and the qiore so because I believe there will not be a man at the meeting who feels a great er abhorrence than I do for tho bill whose wicked career has been stopped by the President’s timely veto. My feeling upon this subject does not spring entirely from my disgust of the factious spirit and ri diculous egotism of tbe clique which now domineers over Congress, but from the intrinsic demerits of the bill, ascertained by a careful examination of its provisions I think 1 understand it. i can sec (the most casual reader can see) its glar ing and defiant broaches of tlie OoiiMitu-' tion— and 1 think 1 cun see also the hid den motive, the secret design of the t on- 1 spirators, icho planned the scheme to over j turn our Government oj law, and set up \ m ils stead a frightful military oligarchy. \ \ And this wicked purpose betrays itself in j. several provisions ot the bill, which are j so arranged in the context as to seem, to a hash/ observer, to be secondary and subordinate to the ostensible object, the protection of the freed oen. Tho bill provides (in its first section) for tho continuance of tho original act of March 3d, 1865) to establish a F reedmeo’s Bureau, and extends it to all refugees am) freedmeu in all pnrisof the United States. It empowers the President to divide the United States into districts, not to exceed twelve, and with the advice and consent of tho Senate, to appoint an assistant com mission"! for each district. Twelve dis tricts 1 That is the exact number into which Cromwell divided the Common wealth of England, and governed each j district, despotically, by one of his own Major Generals. This section goes on— “or the said Bureau may, in the discretion of the President, bo placed under a com missioner and assistant commissioners, to be detailed from the army.” And the act does not specify either the rank dr the color or the persons to be detailed from the army'to rule the nation through the Freed men’s Bureau. Section two empowers the commission er to divide each district into sub-districts, (not less Ilian a county or parish,) and to assign to each sub-district "at least one ; agent, either a citizen, officer of the army, or enlisted man.” The section goes on to I say, “each assistant commissioner may i i employ not exceeding six clerks ; and i each agent of a sub district (being one or ( more tor each sub-district, as suits the ; pleasure of the commissioner) may em ploy two clerks. And so in the twelve districts the clerks will amount to seven ty-two; and in the sub-districts the agents will amount to at least as many thousand as there are counties and parishes in the nation ; and their clerks to double that I number, besides the employees mentioned I in the bill. And the same section provides that the j President, through the War Department I and the Commissioner, shall extend mili tary jurisdiction over all the employees, agents, and i fficers of this bureau, in the exercise of all the duties imposed or au | thorized by this act, or tho act to which this net is supplementary.” And here I will draw your attention to that part of thoir duties especially imposed and au ttiorized by the eighth section of the bill, thus : “And it shall be the duty of the officers and agents of this bureau, [all of them, great and small, without distinc tion], to take jurisdiction of and hear and determine all offences committed against the provisions of this section ; and also of all cases affecting negroes, mulattoes, freedmen, refugees, or other persons who are discriminated against, in any of the particulars mentioned in the preceding section of this act, under, not the Constitution and laws, but under such rules and regulations as the President of United States, through the War Depart ment, shall prescribe.” These are some of the enormities of the vetoed bill, framed in the wantonness of partisan power, in contempt of the written Constitution, and in open viola tion of the historical opinions and tradi tionary faith of the people of the United States. As all these thousands of officers, | agents, and employees of the bureau may, ] at the discretion of tho President, be de tailed from the army, it is plain that every man of them may he an enlisted man in the army, and white or black, as may best suit the fancy of tho detailing officer. Only imagine such a military organiza tion, with a despotic head at the seat of the Government, and despotic members pervading tho whole mass of the commu nity and exhibiting its power in organized form, in every county and parish, and the President bound, by Trumbull’s bill, to extend military protection over them, against every effort to restrain, by legal and civil means, the wantonnossof their arbitrary power ! Think you that the people of the Uni ted States are already so far degraded into passive obedience as to submit tamely to such an advantage, even if sanctioned by the unanimous voice of a factious Con gress, and approved by a subservient Presi dent ? No verily. They arc not yet rea dy to abandon their Constitution and re nounce all hope of legal liberty by giving over their lives, liberties, and properties, to bo disposed of at the caprice of petty officers and agents of a petty subdivision ot the War Department, called a bureau. They will insist upon their legal rights as freemen and American citizens ; they will demand the protection of the laws of their country ; and if charged with crime, or drawn into controversy about property or contiacts, they will insist upon a court and jury, and will refuse to he tried by any petty despot, “detailed from the army,” whether he bo white or black. Constitutional government and liberty by law are worth fighting foj. Wo have just pa-sed through a bloody war to main tain them against a set of traitors, and 1 I make no doubt that the people will be as I ready, if need be, to resist in the same way any other set of traitors who seek to destroy the legal Government by insidi ous artifice and bold usurpation. An eminent English publicist, (Mill) I on representative government, gives it as his opinion, that “rep'esentative institu tions depend for their permanency upon ; the readiness of the people to fight for them in case of their being endangered.— | If too little valued for this, they seldom ! obtain a footing at all, aud if they do, are almost sure to be overthrown as soon us I the head of the government or any party j leader who can muster force for a coup de miTin is willing to run some small risk for al s dute power '( I think it a fortunate thing for the country, that the Radical faction is so demented as to pick a quarrel with the j President because ho refuses to be their ' instrument to overturn the Constitution and substitute in its place a military des ! potism, and to stake their political for | tunes upon the monstrous vices aud fol lies of the Trumbull bill. For, in doing so, they do but insure their own defeat, and consequently, tho restoration of law, order, and peace, and revival of national respect fur legal governmon t and a na tional love for liberty by law. Even tho emancipated negro, for whose sake it is pivtendo 1 that this wrong is done, will not long fail to see the hypoo risy and fraud of the transaction. They will ace that while they are cajoled with tho pretence of liberty and equality be fore the law, this wicked bill subjects them to tho power of military overseers, excludes them from all legal protection, denies them the right to appeal to the courts of law for redress of grievances, and requires tho agents and officers of the bu reau to “take jurisdiction of all cases” which concern them and thoir interests. Very respectfully, your friend and fel low citizen, Edward Bates. ; Battles of the Swordfish and the Whale. Among the extraordinary speotaoles sometimes witnessed by those who “go down to tho sea in ships,” none impressive than a combat for a suprema cy between the monsters of tho deep.— Tho battles of the swordfish and the whale are described as Homerio in grandeur.— The swordfish go in shoals like whales, and the attacks are often regular sea fights, when two troops meet. As soon as the swordfish have betrayed thoir pres ence by a few bounds in the air, the whales draw together and close their ranks. Tho swordfish always endeavors to take the whale in tho flank, either be cause its cruel instinct has revealed to it the defect in the cuirass—for there exists near tho brachial fins of the whale a spot whore wounds are mortal—or because tho flank presents a wider surface to its blows. Tho swordfish recoils to secure a greater impetus. If tho movement escapes tho keen eye of its adversary, the whale is lost, receives the blow of the enemy, and | dies almost instantly. But if tho whale I perceives tho swordfish at the instant of , the rush, by a spontaneous bound it springs clear of the water its entire length aud falls on its flank with a crash that re sounds many leagues, and whitens tho i sea with boiling foam. The gigantic ani- , raal has only its tail for defence. It tries . to strike its enemy, and finish it with a , single blow. But if tho active swordfish avoids the fatal tail the battle becomes i more terrible. The aggressor springs i from the water in its turn, falls upon the i whale, and attempts, not to pierce but to saw it with the teeth that garnish its weapon. The sea is stained with blood, the fury of the whale is boundless. Tho swordfish harrasses him, strikes him on every side, kills him aud flies to other victo ries. Often the swordfish has not time to avoid the fall of the whale and contents itself with presenting its sharp saw to the flank of tho gigantic an imal which is about to crush it. It dies then like Maoeabams, smothered beneath the weight of the elephant of the ocean. Finally the whale gives a few last bounds into the air, dragging its assassin in its flight, perishes as it kills the monster of which it was the victim. The heroic combats of the swordfish with tho whale would assuredly furnish Inatter for a strange poem, in which tho grand would contend with the eccentric. The sea of blood, loaded with monstrous bodies de void of life, and slain upon each other, would be a picture worthy of inspiring a rival of the singer of the Batrachomyo machia. If the divine Homer did not hesitate to celebrate the wars of mice and frogs, why should not one of tho sons of Apollo accord tho recital of the formida ble resistance of the giant of the waters. A Romantic Story.—About twenty years ago, a learned Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of Louisiana, fell in with what th'i writer of tho proverb calls a “strange woman,’’ and she led him a fast life and finally into debt. To retrieve his fortunes, he bethought himself of sending a present of fruits and cakes to John MeDnnogb, who, in those polite days of course acknowledged it an authograph ic and olographio note. Tho autograph was used to give validity to a promissory note or draft for SB,OOO, but tho forgery was detected very quickly by the forger’s associates, and one morning ho found him self alone on the benoh and no one to bear him company or to keep him counsel.— lie therefore hastened to the river and threw himself in, but was rescued by some kind-hearted flat-boatmen. He subse quently, however, a fust horse and made his way down the coast, and safely got off to tho then Republic of Texas, whence he found his way to Mex ico. And if any one will take the trouble to look at the pictures of Mexican generals lately published by Harpers, they will discover among them one which is neither Iberian nor Aztec, but genuine American. This is old John McDonogh’s fiiond a very learned and able man, once Judge of Louisiana, who first victim of a stoge woman,” hat since run the noble career cf a Mexican General. Pretty Good, —A gentleman residing near Boston drew the attention of the Town Council to a slough in the road as a nuisance, but no notice was taken of it. One day he found to his amusement that two Councilman bad walked into it by accident, aud were floundering about iu the mire, when he addressed them thus : “Goutlemau of the Town Council of Boston—l have often petitioned to your honorable body against this slough, but 1 never bad any attention paid to my pe tition. I now oome forth to express my delight to see you at last moving in the matter. An “old resident” of Fall River, Mass., has decamped, leaving behind him for tho admiration of bis victims 130,000 worth of forged papers. VOL. X.—NO. 11. ———————— — Swords and Ploughshares. The change of war to peace is speedily indicated in the industrial pursuits and especially in the manufactures of the country. A martial aspect had bean im parted to many departments of business during the great conflict with rebellion. The grand initials, U. S., appeared in the books of thousands of workshipe, and were blazoned on articles of their manu facture, and packages transported throughout the land. Much of this was changed immediately on the return of peace. Most of it has now disappeared. Our city may be taken as a type of the whole country. Manufactories are turn ing implements of agriculture and arti cles of peaceful trade, for the convenience and improvement of the people. As of old, long lines of wagons—not of army, but form wagons—are seen in onr streets on their way to the river for transporta tion. Manufactures of all sorts are seen on tho wharves and at the depots. Tho upper decks of steamers are fringed around with red and blue ploughs for tho distant market of the Southwest. It is more pleasant thus, than to see cannon and other arms and munitions of war, destined to destructive use against our misguided and misjudging fellow citi zens. Peaceful pursuits will, we hope, beget peaceful thoughts and feelings, and lay deep and broad foundations for a re construction, safe aud durable. —Fitlthurg Commercial. Remarkable Well in Indiana.— Wc have mentioned several times the progress in boring an oil well at Lodi on the Wabash some fifty miles north of this city. A few days since an auger broke through tho roof of a cavity. The auger was taken out, when gas began to come up in considerable quantities, pushing the salt water before it, and causing it to flow over the top of tho conductor. After the salt water was driven out, sulphur water continued to flow in a small stream. The well was sunk four feet deeper, which opened new cavities and increased tho amount of water to ten gallons a minute, aod is now flowing five hundred barrels a a day of white sulphur. The water as it flows from the conductor is while, after standing a while it deposits a black sedi ment nod becomes clear. On being agi tated it boils aud emits gus. In mineral in gredients, disagreeable smell and specific it is said to exceed the Lafayette artesian —especially the sulphurous odor, and it is claimed that it will rank with the most famous mineral waters of the world. The company, we understand, will cease boring until tho water is analyzed and tested.— Terra haute (InU .) Express. The Jews. An Israelite of Bavaria thus writes of the restoration of the chosen people : “The regathering of the Jews is now beginning to take place. Not only many single families immigrate to Pales tine, but there have been formed a num ber of societies io almost every land on this continent to prepare an immigration on a large scale, provided with all possi ble means, money, implements, and tools of every kind, to commence the cultiva tion of the long-desolated land at once, and with the utmost vigor. There are men of considerable wealth among them, and not one without some moans —enough at least, to defray tho expenses of the journey, and to purchase a plot of ground. I am happy to state that I am one of the leading members of a society forming here in Bavaria, wliioh numbers already over nine hundred heads of families, be sides a number of young people who would not form an alliance with the other sox until settled in the Holy Land upon tho soil of their rightful heritage,” He also adds : “The Gentiles hereabouts— that is, tho potty German Protestant kingdoms and principalities, are oven more astir about Palestine than tho Jews.” The Wealth of Illinois. Prom the official reports in the Audi tor’s office at Springfield, it appears that the assessed valuation of the real and personal property of Illinois for 1864 and and 1865, in all tho counties except Mon roe and Pulaski, was as follows : In 1864, 8356,700,050 ; in 1865, 8391,603,284 ; increase over last year, 834,894,231. This shows that notwithstanding the bur dens of the war the State has added near ly ten per cent, to her actual wealth sinoe the year 1864. Tho Southern counties almost invariably show a large increase in wealth, particularly in the case of such counties as Alexander, Johnson, Wash ington and a few others ; while there seems to be danger that Bureau, Jo Da viess, Kendall, Rock Island and some others, will eventually become totally impoverished, unless the ebb of their riches, as indicated by the assessment re turns, can somehow be stopped. 4i3Tllon. E. J. M. Hale, of Haver hill, Mass , has purchased a site aod do nated the money for a splendid building which will contain a reading room and a lecture room, as well as a library, and given the money for tjie books for a free library for Haverhill. The whole dona tion will not fall short of SIOO,OOO. The Lowell News says that five bales of cotton, which were recently open ed in that city contained nine hundred and oighty-soven pounds of. sand, for which an average price had been paid of forty-seven cents per pound.