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All. H HtlCE T1UIEE CENTS. PHILADELPHIA, WKDNKSDA V, AUGUST 24, 1804. PRICE TIIllEB CENTS. 7 , THIRD EDITION FROM PETERSBURG. Jtflrt ol" tin IIVIm-Im. THEY ABANDON THE WELDON ROAD. - - - WORK OF DESTRUCTION. to Tbe Kvrnlnc Trlea-rnrha Washino'to!, August 24. lute.'.lig. nco from UtuS Army of the Potomac is at bnn.l this raorn Ireg, which allows that General Warren hm male ft reeonnoissanco recently towards Peter-bttrg, and has found that the enemy hid fallen back from his front to the work! near that city, thus abandoning all ctl'orts to retake the Wcldon Ril road. An expedition sont down tho r.wvl has succeeded in dcetroying the track and bri Igcs for thirty-seven miles. LATER FROM GRANT Retreat of thoEcbcls Confirmed wHAT THE REBELS HAVE LOST. Onlj Hlx ItiilioiiM lit rtkMiiiif . 1 1 r mtot urT vr tup mrr nn v ' ROAD AT ALL HAZARDS. fprlnl to The Evonlnir Te-lr-crnpli. Washington, Angust 24. On Monday mora inglt was discovered tliat the enemy, who the day before had attacked Warren' Corps so furi ously npon its left wing, hud withdrawn his main force from that locality, and our troips advanced and captured mnny of tho Kohel pickets. Prisoners taken rcporf that there arc but six day' rations left in Petersburg and that Lie y vast, at all hazard", regain the railroad which aeons lost, 11 oe does notwisu to ran snort 01 supplies for hit army. The roads are almost impalpable from the rc entrains, and particularly those between the Jerusalem plank road and the Wcldon railroad. Our troops will soon corduroy them, however. ANOIHFH ACCOUNT. The Weldun Irnllrniwl The Rebel lls. Kapprnred from Our front Arrival ol PrlNstnerie. Washington, August 21. The mail steamer to-day brought np about sixty Rebel officers, lnclndlng a colonel, a major, four captains, and lieutenant captured on Sunday. Hr.ADo.vAimsnB AnMY or the roroM.tc, August 23. The enemy, early yesterday morn ing, disappeared from tho front of the 0th and Mb -. Corps on tho Weldon railroad, and tbe belief it that the attempt to regain pota tion of this importhnt line of communica tion baa been abandoned, and that tho enemy are fortifying their right Hunk to resist an attack in this direction from onr forces , They may, however, ba prep iring to make a dash our lines In some othor direction. Occasional tiring has been going on alonij; the centre, and wan quite lively diiriM.;g,tc r.'ght. This nioraiug occasional shots are he S, Tbe roud cootinaos w, making travel very difficult. About thirty Rebels wore brought in during tho night, 'orliieipally South Carolinians, moatly claiming to be de'sertera. This story is, however, not believed, as the soldiers from (tut flute bavo furnished fewer deserters to our side than any other In tho Confederacy. They are strong, hearty -looking men, and seem to think the end of tba struggle is at hand. Thoy believe Petersburg to be almost within our gr up and will be lu onr p n-ess.'on ut an carl day. Xr.WHPtKll ACCOl .NTH. jUK SniilX K.Ni:illl . 1'. HIM. WOINOED Ot.NKHAJ.3 HK1T1I AND 1 ITZP.I OU l.P.B KILLtlJ. WAMtiNoro, Tuesday, August 23. It is re ported by officers who have junt arrived IVoin tiie Irout, that in tuo a'.tac'K niudo on .Sunday upon or left by toe iUhgla, la which they wcro s hanaaumely repulsed, Cue Rebel t.euenl A. P. JIill was knocked fmui his horse by a piece of shell, and badly wounded; mid tint Generals lleaili aud Fliuiigb Ljc, sou ol the Rebel chiel Uiin, wt-rc killed. HND KtHUL BFjBI TO I'll 1 B I S 1R0M TK B WGLUOSI HOA1I JT IS V 1.11AM) 1 .111.1 UE. llKAVOfAXTEKV AllHV OT THE l'OTOMAC, August A!. A hour l o'cl k yesmrday morning the I(.'xil8 urnaultcd o ir l.ues on tho Weld in rail'oad. Atlbu point utta ked our front forino I a crescent crossia,' the traek at nearly right angle?, and iwiiis?iug ba 'k towards an 1 paraUul Willi it on the IcU wing, l b" troo(.s engaged were lVitim'. Division of thc 'Jih (.' irps on Via right, l.eucral y rea on tiio centre, with Ueneral Co Ur ou the lei'. ' . Their lirsi esu7 w.is a (allure: the tr.Hios rutin d out oi'the woods ne.irlv OiHinito the track in a hugti iiia.s. hut fell bi' k almoit immed a uly njon ciiiinf; under our fire. lta!llnn nml'T cover or the forest, they re ntwei the amuult with m ire deiennin iti hi, tbe burden of the aiia.k fading upon Avro und Cutltr i l'oiler wa slihily tng-Agud. Tho charge was a furlou and Uen rmiiied one; but tho v.ern coniaiti o! our men were moro than a nuttcU f jr the meic ilo-pfr.ni.in r the enemy. Our men, hchi-id their 'ntrenuhmcnts, waited Hie approach n tho He'iels till :bey I'wio w.t'iiu a few hundrud Yardi, when '.hey opeucd upon tlieina prie. t bljue ot iiiiauny an 1 uniliurv'tirc. Thi second line of asiuuli immediately broke and lied to the wood-, t. ti'io the !irt were niry ail eltnor captured or kilkd. Th-'irl ismsenorni iui. Xhe dud wi re left upon the lield, and the wounded in our hunila. At lea.-tt live hundre d prii),iers and five Handi of colora n re l iptmcd. Tneir los4 In o li ur eero. Among tiieni arc reported . I. Hill, mortally wounded, and Generals Heath and l.ee (ton ol li, I , l.ee i hilled. Colonel , liith Mhs.saippl, U in our hand", wouudod in the kg. Our i-amialllos were light; not over 1"0 in all. General Ayrca gi t a slight wound across the face. Colonel l'Lcnvbnw, 1st Indiana, was killed. Our Infantry dixpluyca jrreat coolness, and the ar.illery great skill in muiuguii; tlielrguns. Our mm felt cunlidi ut of their nbility to hold this jniiion, t vcu aiiuinst the wiiole of his arniv that le tayt he will bring r.aiunt them. They ate well Iniiencle il, with urtillery well mountoil . The roadt., on Sntuiciuy, were awful ; and our artille ry and tupply ti onus hud great diltieulty in getting to the ! out. They Improved, however, yesierduy, and we have prospects this morning of a plcaseiit day. .V. 1'. Tribune. STARTLING RUMOR FROM BALTIMORE. Eebels Reported to be Crossing the Potomac. BAi.Tiuoar., August 24, l'2-l 1. M. We have reports via the Northern Ccntml Ualln ud, that the Rebels have crotsed the l'otomac. The teporta need confirmation. ..We have nothing direct this morning from the Vpper l'otomac. lralrurllve Thundrr Klorui. Watekvii.li:, Me., August 'Jl. During a even thunder storm last uiht, the bridge over tne Maitin ilrmm in North Vairtield on the homenet ruiltoad. was struck by lighttiiug, and blown down. Many bulldinga and orchard, p era also blown down. VKOM UARUlSIUJItr.. Message of Governor Curt in. the second pennsylvania autillery. A REGINI'T WITHOIT OITII ER. Conflict Between the National and State Authorities. POSITION Of TEE WAR DEPARTMENT. mi.hsaui: or ijou hnoh ( inriv hliatim: to nir. skcond rvvNvLvv:. au- TI1.LHIIV. IYnNSYI VAN! V F.MCITIVI-. (HAMI'l-H, H- nisiu iio, August '23, lH(A.Vo tho Hon ir.ihle the Si rate of Pennsylvania. Gentlemen. I re ceived tho following praauibio and rcs iluti in on the 20th AtigilKt: Pl.NATf. ClIAMllI n, II UiniHli; mi, August 20, 1Si4. " II hrreii. It i- alleged tliat the oilicers of tho 2J Pennsylvania Artiliny (or l'r viional Regiment) aro without eomniis-loiH, an 1 the reciment, nllhouh in tho front, Is wittiov sur geons, thcrolbm, in order to ascortaia where tae neglect , l e it "Hrtnlrrit, Thirt tho Governor 1m reiU stiid to furnish, at bis carliust convenience, any rorrei. pondencc that he may have hs I with tlio Presi dent or tho War Department in relat.on thereto." To which I have tho honor to reply that, on tho recommendation of an officer of tho War Depart ment, on the lxth day of June, lsii2, 1 appointed A. A. OHisou, then a captain in the artillery ser vice of tho raited Stiitcs, Colonel of tho 2 1 K ,'gi mciit Pennsylvania Artilleiy. It was represented to me that ho was very well qualified, an 1 I sclented him accordingly for this particular arm of the service. F.arly In January, 18'H, coin plaints were mndo to mn by tho officers of the regiment in reference to the conduct of Colonel Uilison, and, Indeed, charges woro made of ,i serious character. 1 was cxtremeiy reluctant to Interfere between the War Department ar. 1 a Colonel of tho sorvi j i. Dot the-e complaints rout'iinc l to he repcat. d, ami in the moiiih of May or June, lsc,:;, when in Washington City on other business, 1 wis e.illed npon by many of the oillcers of the regiment, gentlemen who woro per-onally knoivn to mo t bo entirely reliaOic, and stufomeiits were m i lo so serious that I could not dNreganl them ; and I addressed the Necictury of War noon the suloeci, and em my roratii'inic it ion from Will ird'a il with'nt having retained a c ipy, asKing tint Colonel (ihi'Oii should he relieve I fioni tbe con. marid of the leinicnt nud ordered hack to his rc' nnem in t lie army. To this romnui'ifcntlon no answer w,ks re turned, hut to my joirpriso 1 leiiru un nliciaily that all that was ro'imred lo secure the reuiovul of Colonel (illison w as mv renuest to that enact. Ontheibo 2d of De"cni'ier, 1Sii3, I uaiu ad dressed tho Secretary of War as follows : F.KKci ti k Cn Miir.it, If AiiiiiHin no, Dc-em-hcr 2, lS'i.'l. Hon. I'dwin M. Stanton, Secretary of War. Sir: 1 beg hare to request most earnest1; thut yon will issue an order to Colonel A. A. flibson, now comuiandiug tho 21 Ponn-yi-vania Artillery, relieving him from tho command, anil rciurnii.g him to his pns as Cuptiiu ia (Uo 2u Regiment of Artillery (Regulars). I am constrained to'malie this rcitcst from tbe fact that Colonel ( dbsoti lias not and does n t give KitUfa ition to his reuluieni, uud that his oilt cers, sonic of tin m tho titicst in the aervico, are constantly appealing to me to relieve them. Churnes of a serious nature could be preferred, but this wotil 1 involve tho delay attending a court martial, an J would ere itedi-s-jn sions, uil of which can he aoidcd by his hi ing returned to his re.;u lar rank. The most rh.iri a'llo con.truc iou placed npon hia conduct hy his oil'oera is ttitth ) is lUKine, and under such circumstances tuo niild si nuaiis cojisis;ent wlta iho good of tho service are probably tho best. I reipoctfully rei' r to papors alroa Iv on (ilo in yoardcp .rtmiiit, with my en )or-e.u"nt m rela tiou to this nub'uct, and I U that iho order limy Issue. A cry resin.-ti'nliy, your jlod:.--ur porvant, A. Q. C. ri:s-. To whi b no answer was returned. Tho com pleints ,till coiitinnlivT.and h .riiodicers audition const nitly appoalir.g : o me, 1 .ig-ru address-; J tho Svvrvtar) (ft War ou tho ll'th o.' J .n:iiry, l.vii, as folic w i j.wv.ihv pi, Pol. Hon. K M: gtrntoi fMcretary of W..r:ir : I bavc upon to & C sions b'.'foM tbii endeavored to c ill your atten tion to the propriety of order1-!? Cow! A. A. Gi'son, now coiiimariding I Fie 2 1 l;ci:nent l'can sylvmiii Artillery, to jam Ins oivo regiment of Regulars, and wat. sari rised that nD answer h id boen rctar-icd. I learn, ho.vevor, unollleiaily, that my letters upon this mibieei luce not reached on. I, then fvic, take thu !iCity of c . closing to you a copy o:' n.y lo.l -r on ihis "-i .:c;, which fj'I explains the mailer, and in ad-iiti on to what is 'hero stutid it is proper lo sav, that from In formation received I am .isur. 1 that if ;jlouei tiihsoiiib not temovod very few of that ro jim-int wid re-enlist, and tha' if ho is, no u ly all of tliuui will ; hrnce the u esiit) for c irly actun. Very respielfully, your ol'Odieiit s!rvant, A. ti. Cl KTIN. This letter I .-ent to Wa-lilii on city by a member of my stall, who clcilvoied it to uio Sec retary of War in p-rson on t i ! Jad Jan'Mrc, Pi-it. No action hiving boon talicn, a'though a court of linpiiry had been in ke.-i )n upoueliarges preferred against Colonel flih-iin, aud mo com plaints i'ill coiiilnnin, on the inli Junn, Mil, l anditssed Iho Pre-ident of tho I nited S.atos as follow : l'.xi-cfTivr 'n iHiinn, Jun- M, IStil. Sir: In the priii4 of IsiU you re-iuxjd mo 1 1 raiic- a volunwer r-Kiinnt of heavy aniliery, ei led tho '2d lleimeiit Heavy Artill-ry, ' I'.V. I'he nl lieirg a special one, tin-re -ceim d to he ro-purcd to c-iiiimaiid Hit) rctflineiilan ollii er of experiouco in that particular hue, a id one of th ) olltcir of tho War Department n coinmcid i-l lor that purpewe Captain A. A. f ibaon, of tlm State ol Maiuo, then a cip'alu In the 2-1 Artillery, I.'. 8. A. In eoinplia.KM with this re'o.n ueniatiori, au I without any ot'ior knowledge or' ( aptmi frioson, I apoiu eu a.id eomiiiiss'iiiuti l.im on the IH.h of June, t l oiot.t-l of the r-. niit-ut. Iii eoa duct und d . poi tiuent since h ive i -en iotot jrable. He hjs violated the faith of 'lij Govorument ploi'md to recruits for i-egitn.-.a's in too tiolj ny Oi ticial Order No. ss, July i,,-t n ,.n pro. vidua that ih.y shiil ie p.". r.:'i -a to soleet any eompui.y of tho rcm'iuen' they i-uy prefer, l i contempt of this order he h is I -r cd recruits In-o butteries o'hertnan thno ttiey selected. In at le ist one instance he !i :) n-ed langn age to a coniuiissioiieil ollicer o1 l-i. n irimeut in pre sen"0 ot nn enlisted man, ii:i'"" iming mi illl r and n g'-iitl 'inau, and cilcn n -1 to sntivert all discipline. Do has treated tin- ' mini mwcaIiIi of Pimisyivaiiia with contciojc., ny ro'urning to ber agent tho flag which he mip).o I to be the Hag presented to the regiment by the State, under tbe direction of an act of Asseio'iiy, and giving as a reason for to doing tint when the regiment was mustered luto the service of the United States it ceased to have unythiag lo Uo with the State. He has klandercd lliculioU people of Penn sylvania, unit especially her gallant soldiers in the Iteld, by saving : "Pemisyiauiasoldhrs will not light ; one Southern soldier is Worth three of thiin. 'i'he Rebel otlieers mal.e a pructico of iiscinainini; on what p art of the ba tle-tield the l'tniisj Ivuiiui troops are Maiioned, and then attack thtir pint of the Hue," ur words to that elteet. In utter defiance and contempt of the acts of Cbugrtfi, tu he presently referred t.i, he took possession i f u Hi nt lieutenant 'a commission, w hieb I had Itsued to a non comiu.ssiciied ollicer of the regiment, court-martialed (he otticer for having accepted it, and retained thu commission until It bud been given in evidence beturc the ei in t inurliol. The facts nhovc recited were all resnti d us found by a court of inquiry assem bled on January , lsol of which liridier Cieuend De Rustcy was Picsideid, which also reported that In the opinion ot the court no luithtr milituiy proceedings were necees.iry in the case. 1 add that the proceedings of Colouel Gibson have been habitually so offensive ihut I have h-ng since teased to hold any communication w iih him. Ihc heavy artillery Is known to ho a favorite arm. One n jilment was raited In Pennsvlvunia, and when that was completed, a weo'tid was aulhori.ed to be ral-cd. Authority to raic more lu lliii siatc Has u-inm-d, although in New York no less thi.n sixiiin regiiiitms weic -iiithorued. in toiiscipiciice of Ibis refusal, there Wis a large suiplua recruited for the aecond regiment. '1 hia surplus amounted to more thau euough to foim another regiment, aud iueaur. a were taken by lb War lM-partmeiit lo form on: ao-ordingly . Tho art of Congre- of July 20, 1K-I, pro. ;-. s that the fh 1-1, staff, and company oili .-rs of oinnUirri glmenia -hail b-commissioned hy-.ho Governors i f tne rcspectivo Slates and the a:t uf Conr-ss of August il, ISi'd, provides tliat v- n cies tlnrenftor occurring in the volunteer reifi nmifs shall bctilhd by tho Governors of the fstdietrivpccttvely, lu th j s i'iioimmiiei asori !,'.n.. appointments. In ilrtiai.ee of the-e provisions. Colonel Gibson Bum rto- k to appoint nil tbe commissioned off. -eisa of thu proposed uew regiment cic.-pt tin; lice-tenant-, autgeoiis, and chaplain, in 'hiding tho colonel; and th-- persons thus named h- l.iia hnve 'wen put in romni m I. I of eourso disregarded thisnn vi-ran- i'i!o ia teiierence with tho authority conforr-J on me by act of emigres., and appointe-l and conintis f iotic J per ons e ircfully select"d forthir iVu:-s to be oUioTs of tho new regiment. These of ers tv not been mus-cred in; tho new rcoiiien: has now been - ut m'o tuo Held, havim: only tea eouip.iny oili- ers for more than .Mirtejn hu-idr-.-d n.en a nuinlwr of tln in without eoiniuisLoi s. At least four compancs of trim ono h'indrcJ to one hundred and lii'ty men ti-h, being mi nianded by sergeants, ati-1 as I am . .re lit ibly inn ruird, without Ihc usual s-ipplv of surgeons, snrgieal Instr ine-its, or medical supplies'. 1 he - ondu -t ol Colonel Gibson pro In cl g ta". exiispc ration and discontent i:noi:f the t 'l. ers ami men ot the regiment, and ttreir compl lints to me were frcottent and urgent. I repr aiedly n-in-'-tcd tho War ). pa.f nunt to n turn him to his buttery as captain in the regular service, but it'ioiit success. 1 annex to this h tti r copies of the lust tuo letters which I a I-dri-scd lo tlio nr Department ou this suVe t, da'fd, respectively, -,M December, iM'si, an I lo li Jnriniry, sti4. I 'ruler these circnn-tances I have arrived a' the conclusion that I cm no longer permit fuiowl Gibson to remain In cominaud of the r- gim in; , aud by virtue of the power of removal ve.-M I in me by the form of appointment conferred on me by the act of Congress, I hue determined to revoke aud supersede and vacates his com.ulssi,,n tin I distnisa him from his office. The n sst gentle construction to b" put on the conduct of Colonel Gibson would bo to ascribe It to partial insmiiiy. It appears taut ho admit ted before the court of Inquiry that he had tin reputation of boiug eccentric, but not to the extent chirged. To whatever cans.', however, his course is to be attributed, my respect for the ('onimoanenhU whose organ I am, and my regard for tho welfare of her eiiieus recruited tor the 2d Pennsylvania Artillery, nn-1 now in the lield, roipiire that 1 should seriunsly invoke your aid to overeirno tho obstacles heretofore created hy some of your offi cers, and by which the exercise of " tho ins: authority conferred on me by tha net of Congress has bien thus far in th is case prevented. You, sir, are the responsible head of the Government. Your duty and your oath of oili e require you to see that the laws be faithfully executed. Tncse very acta of Co-ie're-sa were aonr ov.-d and signed by ourscif. I will not believe that you will incited violate them yourself by permitting Olliiers who are under your coutro! to disregard aud trample on them. For obvious reamus c in-n-cied with the public service, it is desirable to aoid, -o far as nmy be pos-iule. anv appearaa o of a collision between us on such a saute .t. If yon conceive that the law, r.s It no v stands, is unwise, or inconvenient, Co'igress it still iu session, mid yon can recommend an alteration oi it. I proy you to reioll.vt, that under tuia law aa it exults my duty and resiKinsibllity nr-eo-extensivc with my authority. I h ive no alter native lur to exercise it in eonforuiitv with my best .judgnu iit and discretion. 1 therctore do most respectfully, but most earnestly, n-ipirst from you tho iissi.mn-'e that you will immediately irivo orders which shall bo eilectivo onfall your oilici rs, to oijey the acts of Congress above referred to : First. Hy Mustering out nny lield, at ill', or comtisuv ollicois iu the regiments of l'junsvlva nia Volunteers whose commissions shall have been revoked and superceded by the Uoveraor of this State ; and Second, liy mustering ia (except iu eases pro vided for by the a t of ( ongnnsi auy per-ons who shall have Iwen commissioned as such oth ers in such regiments by tho Governor Oi' tho State, whether as original appointments or t) ii!l vuruncieH. I'nder great discour.igeinonts, this Cojimoa wealth and her authorities h .vo endoiored in every way to aid tho Government In its struggles with treason? and I nm proud t believe hive most promptly, mid fully, anj cheorfuilv dis ci, ai cod their whole duty in tjla regard, arid by the Messing of God will continue to da so. He' clti.-.e;is have freely shod their biood In de i-'ii-e of our common country. They hi e volunteered in her service on tho faith ofs-rleui-i a-urai.ces, by ae's of Cong-e"s approved hy your sell, mat the selection of '.heir regi usnt.il otti.crs Miould he contided t-i thu auihoriii?s oi rheirowa siate, who would ha coin .urut.v -ly ft n l' ir with their wants aud witn tin Ir merits and ela: i:s. sir, I imploro you. do not teach thorn th it these assurances have beeu solemn doctutions, ai i m jy be violated at the whim of anv pV.-si n h 1 1 iig a po-itlnn in anv of the grades 'if tho i-i:iir.r I Jo' rerchy, from the comman lor-in eh"of duvr. I ioa mti-torini, ptlicer. Very r:spi tfelly, y ou- obedjent servant, A. v. ,:n:.:i. To the President. To this na reply wis ro.".eiv;d. Ca the roe i; t of tho following letters, addressed t tha Surgeon-General ot Pennsylvania, sure-eo'.is w -re at once assigned to the roglmeut and were ordered forward ; II! AIO,fKTl;'i!K..I:t0 PCVSSiM VVA il. 1.V H Ah i ili uhv, Provisional Brigade, Ut Division, fth Army Carps, Virginia, May 2!l, IM'.l. Adjuiant-Gin-inl I 'lilted States Army Sir: Per tho reason that no medical uuendancu has be-in per manently attached to mv r -giiueiit by tho Do pmtmcnt, I appeal to ray biigide ccnin audor, who a.s-igned temporarily Assist -it Surgeon I . Phillips, Hih New York Arti'lery. 1 would respectfully request that Assistant Surgeon, I. Phillips bo permanently attn-he l us suign- n ofthis regiment, not only for his energy ami -Li ny, but tor tho marked sikccss with hi.-h he a lone has managed the twelve hundred men now In my command. It is neodloss for me to set tonh tbe Importance of having pe. ina iii lit medical attendance. Tho two assistant surgeons ordered to rn or; to n.e hy the Medical Department: ut Washing ton are not with llie ngiment. The ono left it, aibr laii-g attacbe-1 two days, without onsr re portti K h cause therefor; the other has not yet reported. I am, Generui, must rosi-actm:!, yonr nliedlcnt. servant, Titos. Wn iirt.n , Col. Frov. 2d Peiina. Heavy Art., C nr.. .Si'h.oi'ON-GKNF.HW 'a On i- t: June U. Isii,. I A true copy ) Cues. C. 1j i , Assistant Surgaoa U. A. Hi' H l-ON ( KM RRA l.' llwii S, Wash N. lCX f'liv, D. C , June It. IS'.!. Sir I aa; din ted bv tlm Acting Burgeon-General to nil your rti niiim to the fae.t that the provisional Pcnn s)lvu;iia 2d Heavy Artillery has been sen' to fn fieid without commissioned medic il oil. :ers, an 1 that urgent coinplmuts iro nm.lu upon tho w. nl nt nif dical attendance, as will be e n tl.i eiii li-scd letter. Y'enr atu ntion la resjiectfiillr c.i'.le 1 t this suliject at our earliest convenience. fh :so assisiai t surneona referred to in t ul onel W'l helm's letters wero scriug tempoia.ile uudir contract. Hy order of the Acting Surgeon Gencrai. I am, sir, very rospectfullv, your oblen. r. vaut, I n iri.ks C. I i:i , Assistant Surgeon I . S. . Dr. William S. King. Suigeon-Gonem! of lvua yivaniu, Harrislmrg, Pa. Refore, however, tho eurgeons so assigned ha 1 joined the regiment, thu following letter w as re ceived fnm thu Surgeon-Geuoral of the I. ui cd Stall a : Si iiiutos-QKNFRAL'a On in:, 'W"AsiirriToj Citv, D.C., June 22, 1K0. Sir: On tho 11th instant a lett r waa written to yon, calling your attention to the fact that the 2d Provisional Penn sylvania Heavy Artillery bad been sent to the field w liliout commissioned medic il officers. Since the above letter was mailed, thi office has been informed by the War Department thut "it (the 2d Pennsylvania Artillery Regiment) ia a provisional regiment, organized by this (War) Department, aud tho Governor of Pennsylvania cannot commission olllcera lor It, and commis sions by the Governor cannot be reeogui.ud." 1 Bin sir, very respectfully, your ob't servant. liy oulcr of the Acting Snigeon-Ge-ueral. C. A. Chans, riurgeon I'nitcd Stn'cs Army. Dr. Jamk.h Kinii, Siirgeon-Gtueial of Penn sylvania, llnrripburg, Pa. lniuiedintely npon the receipt of this letter I again uddrcsaed the Ptosideut of the Putted Suites aa follows : Fx net tivk Chamiuik, Hauiusiu ho, June 21, l.shl. Sir: Since my communication of the Kith June instant, the Surgeon Generul of Pennsvl vunia bus received a letter from the Acting Surgeon-General of the V nited St-tea, a copy ol whli h is herewith fumudied, In which you iiolice that it is assumed that the Goveruor ot Pennsylvania cannot commission olllcera in what is called the 2d Pennsylvania liravy Artillery Regiment, and that the surgoous scut forward bv my direction caunot be recognized by the War Depanuient. I cuuuot believe that this assumption of power can meet jour approbation, but feel il my duty to ask the question. Veiy respectfully, your obedient servant, - ... A. U. Ct'HTlX. To tbe President. P. s, Tl at yon rnyhivaa ft;!! view of tha l )-ltioii ofthis affair, I -n -lose coi-i.-s of t ic prior ro-n sprndenc Ix tweeu tl. j Sun-goa-'i m.-ral U. S. A. and the, Suin"ti-Ocn -ral of I'ennsyl-. ania. A. ('. i.'. N.i ri y h iving be- n re.e'i ed to th.s, I a. iiu l lresci the Prtsi 'ent 'by telegr i;-h) n- foi l'iw : Fxi'i-i inn Ci. '.Moi n, lliiinishi e.i, .T iiy 1 ., I1 ii. Sir : (in th i Ibih if Juno 1 i-t an I 2;:n I h.i-1 the hmor to ad Ire s yo i I-fcrs in r.-ier-.i M the 2 1 Ilpi'lni.iiit Heavy A rtil lc.jr, Pcnmyl..i ni i il'int a rs, hi 'i I rr. ir led us of lm iort aii ") 1 1 :1 e p l'dic ervi--e, t" which uo aa-w.-rs liav a yet re, :; r die 1. I beg leave to t .all y-ui it'e i'.i.m to ny lc:ter-, a-.-l to i s'( an a:i! ef. My ! 'tt fmui Tie r-'s'i-m-'iit siive it v. is -en! to :hc :'r.v.t a: e ol u a ch.iri-te.- that it is my duty to pr !; ii:im- -iu th.' ri'li -l of tho -itl. ens of Thi- tsia-e n the t gi nievit t'"' no the wio).: u-i Ic- w!;i-h tl.-'jr sm.'er. A. G. Ci .'.us-. T- tl'.e !'i"-;dc:v. 'he P-tli il .liny l- , I r-s-eiv 1 a dc-p c v). from t'i- l'r- s; I nt, I v',;, -lie lay Iw-i.iro, mv-iug in- to come t i-'iiiig'o-i to confer wiih 1, iu on the iihi - t ; 1 1 will hi at o"ce r-'oliel, aiso by t -I- :i.iph, that 1 '.ml, not civ li i: ri i ug i,: that time, an-1 tint, as 1 h i 1 fully e press -d my views in my I 'tt- rs of the p.tli and 2lth J uie last, 1 did not knovv nt anything more "c" I ould suirgest In referen. eto tho matter, a-i I -h .t I ba I lircrte.l the Military Agent of th.i .it it.;, o.oo-1 1 rancis .lordi-n, l cu 1 upon hi'ii. i u! .vli.'d hini to reeoive him. In a. -or lance n ith tins nrraiigc n nt. Clo..e .Ionian h.n! an inicrvie.v with the I Vest d- ut, and rcp-irt- to mo that the Pr -s d "it expressed ,i iiigncs.s to n-n.ove Colonel Gibsju, an I, 1 pre Slime, lli.it h.l- b.'Cll d'ltV' ; bur is to lb ' ir.cs'io.l ul oil i' ring the reitinient, I a:n as ye; un..d:sc I, and ln-ccd, from tho lapse of t.ine, a-n ind'o'.-il to infer that the assumption of power by the War Department, in the ord -r ao;ioii t.iu o 1; er.s, 1. 1 no: been abandoned. A.G.C"e:i. I'lAASt IA AMI I IMOI.in hi:. lleuHtin R -, August ' i. M.Ntn .Mr. I lym-T - ailed no tie! res n'u'i n,s rehnive to tho 'i!h Pennsylv.i-iiii Volunteers, as follows II -., A nii-underst.tndiilg exists b-tweeii Ihe men of tho Sitli Kcgicioat, )'. ., and the authorities, relative to th-' timo of expir.i-i on of th.- service of the s.iel volnntocrs. thorefo' e feio.'--c(, That the iiOvernor bo and is hereby reiuestn) use his official inl.b :i ! with th proper authorities to procnm the disch irg-- oi s lid men at th" expiration of t'lr-e vc-im tr mi 14V date ofthcT onlisime it. under the autho-l'v of the state, agreeably t the tcrn: of the-r en listnieot. l.o-t a; os, 1 1 ; nays, '.1 . Hoi -r. Local bounty bill an I rc-o'.iition-rclativ to the printing 01 Jo.-nu'.ents wer- on. s'-lcr-l. .Mr. Olmsted called np the Senate- bill maUmr it a mis l.'ineaiior tor any persan to renin any 'louuty uioiiey antly lue to a vol :ntcer, alter iio is must re I into tho ecr i v, an 1 inii 'ing a penalty o: t'ie hnndre 1 djlla:-s th r- r. LATER FROM CITY POINI. CEN. WARREN'S POSITION. ARRIVAL OF PRISONERS. aii'fllli it'rn(ions TSs'iii- rtiirn 'iiiii--ii. vi. Mpcilnl to Iho i:-nlnit l'l-lru rnph. AVesit.NoroN, Aug'tat 2-1. Tho steam r K- jirt, from City Point, reports no lighting of coiisCiiaenco ou tho W 'Idjn ralio.'.d s.':tec :v.. elay. AVarren is firmly p! i-.ted on th ; ro.i 1, a -id ia not averse to anatta'k 0:1 h. 3 p-j-.ot 00. Some five han.lrel prisoners, mo-.tiy SaiitU CaroMnana and M'SsiHsipplaus, taken on "-itaday U-t by the Oih ( orpa. were brought down tJ Cl'y Tjint oa Monday ai'ternoon, anl wlt'i their officers, forty-two in number, IncliiFuj I.'m;-t"3ant-Colo!iols Ba.no, !' th Mississippi, and Illake,27th Sorlh i.aroliii'i, a i l Mtjor licll, Missisaippi, were brought on tho f.yy .a-:. An orderly win caine In this ue):i:liig 'V-ro the vi inity 01" Fall's (. havel-, rcp rtith t a for. c of guerillas under Mosaby, with tv. ) i le-e of ar tillery, made a -letiionstratijr. list night 0:1 tl.a ato kades near 1 all's CL .r-.b, c jiitaia'.ug ho--e 1, tbrowinjj a number i f sh.-lh-. The guerillas '.i',1 tiotbo likely to tarry l-.-.ig t'lor-., or ii-e t teach bytli!lr visit. I'.'iinj t u !:ea--J ti.'i 'i-o.-niug froti that diioctior.. Inlernnl Ileve'line noiifsilon. Tniiesi'Bv Di:rHiMi.NTl d r. n ci l:ii.i m . RF.vtNvr, Wasuinot'-m, Aug-.st I J, JtYl. Sir : In answer to yoor letter of tiie lPtb 'nsti't I have to Uitc the; lologra.-I : :-ai iiilj.s thin.:. m il.c tho r it irn required by S; tin. V" of tho Act of June 3'), lH, to tho Assist iat Assessor f the dijlrie: in which tti-jir p: no pal oil: x Is loiated. Very respictf-j'ly, J s. J. Lewis, 1 'oiiniisvicnrr. To American Telegra -h j-nr -n;-. No. W RrDa 1 iy, Not York. Arrival of I'rlaoiurn nt tor Iron. Monroe. FoiiTUv.ss Mukiiof, ugi st 2 fae mriil-ateanie-r A'ciiar'.from City Poin:,h.tJ arrive-! with nlnoiy Rebel officers, capture ir. tho ro cnt operations on tho Weldo i ra'l'.'".tJ. The nrintei eaptnre l at the same l: tie, It is now siiJ, wit: ntim'jer seven or eiht huud."" I. ''. ii w.'1'. al' be brought d -wn to-morrow. Mnrlirla by TnlvtcrapH. Hai tim.imi:. Aniriist 2. I Ij'gr 1 ii . it ..I c J s- st.-l.ly. '.ira 1 till and J ' J.-II cv, tin. lr,.. . -. , 11 .1,. U.ie.11 -li "I ic.-., s-. 1V1 ' li Th: atta-1; by the It .-bolt; e; oar Lu;; -in r. pjicrsburg, in which they iu't'-red a sec, ro pulse, will hiv taught the one i.y tl: l t! :y cm hope f r uotliing from an ot eim . opj ! y,:ho igh to ---Is in doubt that C.'r.jra' ("ran- -..n it h very glad to havo them con'.'n". it. Orders from the War I'-'par. 1. at lire. - ti at all Provost Marshal-ha. .. -:-.'ory:Uin:r in m li ness to begin tho draft imm ; Jia-.!y '.."i"- the ex piration of the tiftydiy-.' n-t; v a :: ile g'vn by tho President, an.', d ie : t'i 1' c-.-oino n' II-t-t be cl-ised und for. ard.-l ti the Ivo ost Mur-bal-Generdl's Depirtment v. tl '- is of September, with coi icgtion- to th .' de.'e, -o ;h it proper quotas may be unsigned. The speculations of cirtain of tin- No.v Yori. sensation journals upon the m.-nisti ? i;o-sti m are all bosh. Neither Mr. Lincoln's friouds uor eudiug Repnhllcana are urging tho experiment upon him, und his views, expressed in hia re marks (o returning Ohio soldiers, not only pro claimed his desire, but his determination lo devote all his powers to the suppression of this Rebellion and the restoration of the Union. At C o'clock lust Wednesday morula, the Kith instant, JohcM. Daniels, editor of the Rich mond Examiner, aud K. C. F.lmore, of the Con federate States Treasury Dcp irtment, fought u duel on Dill's farm, In the neighlKHbnod of Rich mond. Two rounda were li reel, and al the aecouj Mr. Daniels received a ball through the fleshy part of the leg, the projectile avoiding the bouc and the femoral artery. This appeased the wrathful honor of the F. F. Y.'s, and they left ihe ground without a further waste of pow der. General Welt.cl has returned to his home iu Cincinnati, from James river, on sick leave. Tbe arduous labors which he has performed as chief engineer, aud more lately as gcnerul-of-otalf to Ma.ior-Gcueral Butler, ailccttd his health so seriously aa to compel him to seek a respite of twenty days. No stiitl officer in the armies operating against Richmond has rendered harder aud more valuable service thau General Weit.ul. Tbe chain of works covering General Butler's frout, and the great military bridges countruetod under his direction acrota the Appomattox and James, alford moat atriklug evidence of uutiriug industry and great profession si skill. FROM MOBILE. Gen. Granger Within Three Huiiired Yards of Fort Morgan. N, Cm r.ANi, Anguat vU C-iro, August i'.t The Ian I forces nn-ler (itorl Gra-ig-ir aro within 30) yaids ol Fort Morgan, a.id a general assiult is epec:o.l In a few daya. The tle-'t H ftilly prepureil, liieludiiiif tho raiA i'-. i-i-i" c. Port Morgan cnniinues nb-nt. 1 h-'ie is evg 1 fjct of water up to Mobile. The '. n.f had li -'.i ful'y r i-ftir-si, and hl lired a shot nt Port Murnn, wtio'a roiiii oed In .' -tie io'is'y "ll 'iif. Tw-i of the monitor- .u t 1 1-1 -led t ? a-i 'en 1 ;': '-ny t1 Mo'iiV; the T-. will it.rjni;i.vy ihoin. 1 lie Hcb-d r-'Vrf of an as- tilt an 1 s'a-ightc of oiu- tr-iops Is unti 11c. otlon is lull. Gold, 2-'i74. Vs t.niu-e Ne v Vol-;., three days' -l.-f,:, J per reut. pr. uiii. n. Avtrsr.vtj.MM. i.iioi:i:'s Ni:w Ciu.st r Srui.ur TiitiiHi.. An mi nn I't : .r.-' tr iivc- 0 w.i. i:i-'.c i. :a-t asciitiis' at :ro r -1 t-.iint str.-ct Tar ur n tt occasi.ni.i thu r-erMnt.ill in 01' tl:at i.v4 sirt, tl.litkr dr.uua tn.li'i. V.'-t.s in ovc?i-t-Mi I hi is e-ie 01' the nv t h-oic-ja- r;-.o-i- at. ill ens bi.it h.ci e- 'T t K' D i:sc u;sin auy r. f :,e - nsrv f.ir ini,.-is on" s moit rcnian'ls i,',. i.if l'.i-.t: rn sC' ivlwrs ; t! c - nit. ones A e sueci b. llie trau.'.inii iM-ms snrt cv 'il 11.1-1 Mteiiie. nil tl.D uim'c nn, .hinc-s 4 II 1'i.it ail 111 mski- fi.'iu. rt.e Uvltie r.i'inl.i'ii ef 1 niori-1 W u-r- nli ly i-n-isuei s yen w il'i it. li- ,iul .:i l tie- r.ij 'la-ip-- In ire . liars, tea. I Ifii- eoininltivllne of tle-nl, vnt all ii.-on t ami roaillly re. oniieil. Is one ui ts.e ut...liiul. nt " ai. ll.iiH wc ei .T witiie-veg. Tlio rl. 1.1.1 .-IV, lllti. tr-i.'i.- tuo n.tmiu-.' ot "Al.a.liu" an. I ilia "I'mi.-e-., ' w 't 1 jc -ii rr ioii.i. ,1 r fie I'oiirL an.l It. ii't-'lv :io, .1 ..-i st tr-cmi-li .11 art. CITY INTELLIGENCE. fl ATE or Tui.IlJIOWS'TKll To DAT. Rlx A. M., 71. Neon, SI. ino P. M., 7. Wind, West. SitMi i.n I'.nv i;i ores. From, and after the 1 Jilt day of next September, the price cf sfntnped envelopes w.11 be advanced some seventeen per cent, by the Post ibli-e, in eonsei,uen. e ol tho m-creie-ed rates required of that Dopirtnieti'. Tho prices will be as follows No. 2, Letter si.e, Ttireo Cent Stamp. For 20 we now pay HO cents. I uder the new rule tho price will be U 1 cents, l or M), now S '.-j'.'; new rat- s l-x,-i; for inn, now ! 1H; new rules, M 7-1; for 2oU, now s7 '.ii; now rates, V.l'ilo; for .js0, 1 ":) ; new rales, -Mv.iOj for Run), how )1o)0, new ra:es, .:;. No. I, Note Three Cent " i:np. Heroai'te", the rah s will be .'or package of 2-i, !'! cct::-; ..'I, Us.; ;", I til ; 2)0, o pi; ,,i;.( wju- iek), . M-lii. No. 2. Le'tcr sic, Two Cord St -mp. Fjr 2",M cut ; .'si, -l-ii; 1111), ;.;.); 2 ), J i 7i ; ',)), ! l-.ji) ; I00O, .i 17. No. il, Olliinil si.--, sij.s Cent S'ae.ip. Now rate-, package of 2'., iVl 7"i; )0, I .'.2 ; ;i"l, stj-nt ; 2 lo, i).17'ii); .'shi, a .', -.'ii; m m, Sid '. 0, it Wvni) Mli.tinus. Wc note tliat, tho citiens of tho different wards arc taking mea sures to render themselves exempt from the dr.nl. Four, live, and even six thousand ibilars hive already boen raised lev me; of the wards, an I recruits are being spec-lily obtained. I-et our lilocns score tho men already at th.ir doors, and not allow ihem to he cniighi np by ofh-r cilit a and States. Those enlisting should b.vvr in niln 1 that if credited to any other city than i'h.ia lelphia, their families or friends can ba. o uo claim upou tho city fund. Tun WArmwiaox Cttor. Vatcrmolon9 aro abun Lint in our market, and ihe I'.ae-t ,uailty ar -Belling at moderate prh-ea. Tho season h ut been exeeedlnnly favorable for thoir growth, aud the result is tlio crop ia far heavier than :ini d, while th- r : an fewer poopic around to use them. Fine large ones can bo had at from 2d Ua0 cents, which is far below tho average of the nist lew yeiira, nud low enough to put them within ttio reach of all. Tliij-e sold hero are o -jt.-i ledcliiefy from Jersey, and aro of a supirioroiia'iiy. i'hfy aro hrougii: up ehielly by -t-.-.tmer, nv; are .o ab'inlint ihat, iitor paying a'l exoenses, they yield the shippers upwards of one l.'ir-.ii. j 1 per co-it. profit oa tlu-ir investmeiit. I'Hi-"Ni:w Inoiiiira," wb! h --i:! 1-ivo this part in a -ew days, is eihoor-. 1 n- foi! , j Commodor-, Win. Ra Ifnr I; I.i out -iif.nt -Co-n-mander, Robert L. Piiytliiin ; Sur.'i-oti, K.leird Shippe-n; Assistant Sr.rg'ua, G 'oi'ge A.RriK'it; Piiytnasl.-r. i-.-orsc P.uii.;ctt; I ie'i!e.,a.rs, li. J. Blulie, ii. It. Ku'nscy ; Limtonaiit l.'niicj Si..es 'ir:iiis, A. I). Young; Ac i:ig M H'cr, 11- P. Canner; Acting Feigns, John v h tng, Wiiller l ierson; (.hlei Lngincor, Alj .. '.reor; .Vs-is-ta-it", Wm. J. Reid, N. P. Tov.n, V.'. S. .terry, J. II. Hen', J. K. Mcve.-i on, A li. H jnie.-Mia ; Gtj:ii r, Win. i-ip Tel D '.i.r.iAti KiK'.iMNv. Iho ddegata :'.e ii ; is if I'm N vlijn :! Yn'.uv, Jri.'J !'.:li last evening, ia tho variiu- Ward- of '.he city. The deloguHs sel :-te 1 wm chosen fro.ii atnon,; tlie 'ti ist r ominent citi ons, gentlcm in oin.nent nr llioir prlv i o char-ieMr and social probity. Tl-e various nominating 'coaventioas wi i ir.ee: to-morrow to nondnuto oao iigros-:inau; Soite Senati.rs oi tho Tbir I District ; 1 i I'lombers of tin I.eg'.ilattire; Uo v oili.-ers; und the v i.-ious Wa d nominees. Ac'cmrNTs. William Convc, ag-Jl ton years, TiaJ bis left tiib;h injure.1 unl his right iocs crushed hy being run over or. th j K:.i Lng It lil-rt-aJ.at Mnetieuth and Ponnsylv inh: a.ei:.ic, yestenUy af.ernoon. Ampuuitiono til foot n rendered neeesniry. P.iti ick Muilig in, a Isjv, h.n! his loft i.rc.i torn off at the oloo, yoster liy, by l-cii n c:.iu;ht in the carding machine of a woelen u ill in the 1 .v-nty-ionrth Ward. Aiiiiisn i). This morning R ibirt Ciaxt jn 'vis arralgm JIjci'oio Aldorm.iu fiwiil.u.iji; the chirge of stabbing a m au named Me lushoy, a's.i:: a week since. Tho hnter was c:t in th-co plves, and roceivoil v -ry sori ma in tiries die of thj wounds would nadou'.iteJ y havo proved fit il, had uot tho knife come In eont.n". w'-.'i MoCIus l.iy's jmcket-book. I he dr.'en in : way cmi milted in default of !nn-) tj:iil to answer. U w Tales. Tho a'teiiibn '!' tho C aimis-si,i:ii-r of Highways is called to !!.'0 i oii.i 'ij:: uf the street i rots'ngs a' sixth and Hi e an I sixth mil Vine streets. If i. pi'r. are not ircii'.cdi f dy luado to tbe ro'.sing at tbe lato-r-ncin -d 1 x ' '.y, the cily will sinn lie mulcted in heavy d '.ui iges, for loss of limb to some ot our citiens. A i l'O'.KT moil R: vac i Ho '-i:. Ann Wl.-tci' hut three- ribs brokeu y e-t.-r lay a.'ter-ntvo-i at 1 hirtoctith and Noblo str -ets, fr. m be'n str'icl: by a wagon wiiti whh h a horsg wa: run ning awiy at the time. Tho in'urc 1 'v.'-mn i ves .it llntailo and Parrisli streets. Mn.ii.inv Lm.i i no. Thocveciiiiou oi Wil liam 11. Howe, of tho lliith Pennsylvania Volun teers, will tako place at Port Miilla on 1'rld.iy, between the hours or II and 1 o'clock. F.very prepuriition boa beeu made for the execution. FiT'xikiii:) Si ustiti tes. Tivo single young lady residents of the F.igbth Ward furnished substitutes at Provost Marshal Palmer's office a day or two since. Their example is worthy of Imitation. AViio will follow suit ) Hirm rnxo. This morning warrauts were Is.-ucd by the Muyor for the payment of the cl'y boui.ty to 2tl nu n, 1H of whom were volunteers and received $liu bounty, and eight substitutes .y2o0 each. Oi-t x i on Inhi-wiion. This eveuing the main audience-room uf the North liroud Street Pres byterian Church will be throw n open to the pub lic, (or tbe purpose of exhibiting the lighting ap paratus of the building. Duow m il F.dwaid Wiley, eleven years of age, was drowned in the Delaware, ut Glinid avenue wharf, yesterday. The body was reco vered and taken to ihe' residence oi hia parents, No, 1KU Vienna street. Kii im bv a DEiiKiek. Arthur McCormiek, aged twcnty.fotir years, waa instantly killed by the fall of a derrick yesterday afternoon, at Charles Uiebncr'a marble yard, Market and Twentieth street. Instantly Kil l i i.. A boy uained Thomas MeC'u-ky, fourteen years of age, was Inst intly killed yesterday afternoon, by having bis bead crushed by a drav, at the Reading Railroad Depot. - Fiut. The roof of Stelcman & till-' foundry, at Muyor and Lark streets, was damaged by lire yesterday to the extent of fc'XHI. The lire was communicated by the heat of the cupola. ?fj Pos i i-oN sv-i'ni or tub TtuAi r. The War Department has foi warded orders to all the Pro vost Marshals of this -ity, directing them to have everything in n a licess to einimanse tho draft Immediately after the expiration of the fifty days a'lowcl forth. tilling of tho quoUof the city. The cnrolin.-nt lists are to be closed and forwarlol to tho Provost Marsbal-Ooncral'a office by tho 1st of September, with correctiona to that date, in order to an ign tho proper quotas. The conscripti m will liievita'ily visit p rtions uf the city. The en rtirtn burdoa of the First V'.ird clings to It like the pick to Cbrlsil iu'a shuilders. There must bo a great increase Li recruiting then t-) e'a,o tho ilin'i. Il the S- ventli Ihe I'rovo-t Marsh lis will hnve thoir hands toil. Tho draft will bo sweep tig. The roust aiugiihir sttipur lsuitinn'ested lu tne s vontU Ward. The volaa ecflrg there is no, as brisk as nii?lu b- exveted from thn Uher-il and patriotic rbar.iet.-r of Us .-iiir-.-n. V, would advise (hem to adopt tho Tcn'b Ward plan, and. form au "insuran -c " so"iat-em," by whiWi every snl s riber may bo luured from the draft. Surely llicro arc a urge number of eiu.ais in tue Si Tenth Ward w ho ate willing to sy, say . 0 ( nil, to save tho cte lit of the locality, as well as to suar vitec thcni-cl'. es from conscription ou the 'th of Si pt- mber. How ro Awiin thi; Dim t, While tho anUiontiesof New York aro laboring to p.-ovn that the i ity Is exempt from the draft, In consa .nencoof a sorplcs of men hiving enlisted in tho navy, and while tho prcts nt homo and nbroiid Is dily tlia-.-nssing the prolxilslllty of lkn onfonvment of 'to drift on tho ith of 8e lember, it behooves the eitirona of Philadelphia, niKwhhslaniling the exertions mndo In discour age eulistuieuts, us all su -h arguments are eatcii laicd to do, to examine the records In their d it' ll reut wards and discover just exactly how many men have been furnished tho Ooirernuient, and what is their quota un lor tho present cull. The only fact this city desires to sinisfaii'lnto is that Ker iuo(n is full, by reesoa of men who hnvo already eulisied ciib-ir in tho army or ntvy, and then it D a matter of but little m uncut to us whether the draft is enforced or not. Cn donbttdly, Iherrj are ineny wards In Hi in city whom iiiota con bo materially reduced if the mailer is thor muhly inves ig itert. Let the wards be 'unvas I s somatically, and the proper credits obt lined. Hut little tluiu w ill bo con sumed, and the ep-n-o will be ipiite am ill in comparison with what will be re iuirod tootitain rubatitnti s when the dr ift d x-s come upon us. Which i Philadelphia desires at many ro ernita as she 0iii possibly obuiin before tha oth of the eumiiig mouth. Th -re arc several regi ments now lu pro "ess of urgaui-.iiliun in this el v, an 1 the claims ol each of theuivvill be found In their appropriate column. Let those coutein platinit enlisting in the defense of our country run tb'ir eyes over tho li-t ami saywhl-h of tbem ihey will imi-ie lintcly attach themselves to. Tho bounty money in a'lot those regiments is lore, and great indue -men's arc oil. red (o recruit". lflolll.T I-M-ori'i-sT Dft'lsHlV RlllTIVITO tiih Dhai r. Pror-t M ir.l,.il-fcucral Fry has decided that men who paid commutation under the draft of June, IHo:), are liable to the draft which takes place in Sept-mher next, to fill liabilities in -ub-uistn ts uu-ler tho cilisinade up to the present time, and the District Provost Marshals aro ordered to plucu in the wheel fur the drail.tho naioe of sue a parlies. Fiunoer Maiisu.m.s xor Liaulb ro Dn.vi r. The case of Captain II. J. Mills, IVovjst Maishal of the Filth District, No.T Jcr-cy, who wis elrafted some time since lu tin Four h Distrle', baring been referred to Provost M irshal-Geiurai Fry, that official has direc.od Cn-tain Uiown to dischnrga Capt on Mills front all liibi lty uu ler the luto draft, which finally .sttlos the iuostion. Ar Woitx. The mustering lieutenants ap pointed by the committee to sn.orlii tend recruiting in the five watJh of the city having tho largest quotas to fill, are now at work, an-1 have already obtained a number of recruits. 1. no.v boho nes these wards to aid the Coimnit'oo all they can by liberally subscribing for additional bounties. Canvvsw Vot R Wai.uo. Ciliaena should cau vais their wards and receive a full quota for all men furnished by them t the navy. The neces sity of this is show n from tbe fact that a e tnvass of Ihe Second Ward has brought to light the. enlistment ot '2iD men iu thiuvy. Tnis number w ill be crcdilo J to the coming draft. Fihf. This tujraing a lire occurred ut Pat ton's plaster mill, Ilei' b street, bedow Brown Floi'etilu War I. IU: damage s'lsra-netl -vas slight. SOticSiiAb::, Wind jvv shaded, mautifacturoit tor atore win Iowa, with gib. and f in- y lotteri-ig at W. Ilet.ry Patten's, No. 1 1 on Chesnut strevet. Dn. CoMi'mx-, Si. T.-47 Vine strct. FINANCE AND COMMERCE. O re it or Ti. E.o:-ii-i Tr.i nniuni, ( Wee:.. .!, August Jt. ( The Stock M ir'teit is ri'hor dull this morning, except fr Governm--nts and Coal Oil shares, which are in g-iod demand, at a further advance. Railroad stocks id quiet, an 1 priges arc rather lower; Beading aoU at ;iij( 7, which Is a decline; Pennsylvania at 7J, also a tl"cllnoj North Pennsylvania,.')!; and Long Island, 49 f 4'llwas bid for Little Schuylkill; 112 I'orMlno hill ; 41 i for Cut awissa pret'errod, 22 J for common j and 34") for Philadelphia aud Krie. Government bonds continuo in doruitid, and prices are bott-.-r, Willi sales oi o-2')s at ll.i J ; and Ms of I8S1 at lonci 10.U; III was bid for 7'dls. Coal Oil shares continue a. tivo and pr.ceshavo an upward tendency, with sales of Perry at liji McClintock, 7 P-Kb.'", S4; Maple Shade, let; Mcllbenny, sj ; and DaLell at 10. Bank shares coutiuuo firm, but there Is very little doing in the way of sales; 1CI was bid for North Auicri.ia; 13 e for Pbilade.lphii; til for 1 aimers' aud M chauica; .'C for i'jniuieixlal; 21 for Mechanic's; 80 for Western; 274 for Manufacturers anl Me'hanica, and 17 for Con solidation. In City Passenger Riilv.tt) shares there la very little doing, and the quotations ure without any material change. Oreen and Coatcs aold at 30 ; 724 was bid for (Second anil Third ; -00 for Tenth and tlovciilh ; aud 21 for Arch Street. Thero la more doing in Gold, aud prices have declined; opening at 2 '.,, fell off and sold at 2ooJ at 11 oVIi.-k, 2.0 i at 12. aod 2 o'A at hulf pust 12. A dcspat- h fr m Washington this morning saya tho aubscriptions to the 10 K) loan t portoel at the Treasury Department yesterday amount to 23-1,000, and thoc of tho new 7'iJO loan to J-ViVXX). Tlio total subicrlptions to the latter loan arc 22,')(i7,n-n). The Money Market, as we have noticed for some timo post, continues easy, aud loans are plenty on call at C per cent, per annum. The best paper is selling at from G(nU per cent. Revuni'B Decisions Commissioner Lewis has dei bled thut Section 101 of the act of June :0, lsJil, imposes upou every person, firm, company, or corporation owning or possessing, or having the care and inamigcuient of any railroad, canal, steamboat, thin, barge, canal-laant, or other ves sel, or any stage-couch engaged or employed in the bu.iness ot trims porting pabsengers or property lor hue or transporting the mans, or any canal, the waters of which are used for nimiiu. purposes. a duty of two and a half per centum upon the gross receipts, and three per centum upon the gross receipts of any toll road, ferry, or bridge; und section iiw provides lor too nioiie anct tune of the returns, and the asscn-ment a ;d collection of the duties imposed, except hi the cases nl the owners or proprietors of atuge-coachea and other vehicles, which ore specially provided rcr by tue regulation of the Secretary of (he- Treasury. The Coiiiinuiaioncr of Internal Revenue has just rendered the following Important decision concerning the collection of the tax 011 Cigars : "Cigars selling at not over 13 shall be sub lect ui a tux of 3 ; selling al over ld and not over $M do., S ; selling at over j0 and not 01 er i.i do., 15; selling at over . not over 4S5 do.. -25; selling at Ovor ho do., JU; Clga reties iu paisw wrappers selling at noteoer j.cr 100rack;gesof2.-. each, per HW packages Jo.. 1; lu pajwr wrapper, selling at over iii per 100 paekages of A each, per loo packages So. 1 ; uiado wholly 'of tubacto lair luc. elo., .. For tbe purpose of aiding in the detection and prereutiuu of fraud, tbe law provides for the inspection and stamping of cigars by an inspec tor. A a general rule tho tax does no: accrue upon rims a tinti! o' er their u'. and It vlTi;n-' tagos of thu lived a:.d posltivo basts aft 'd',4 by tbo sale would des n ilc tho wlili g rrlaw as the) point 01 uepariu-e in ass-'asing !vx,fv.-n 11 the positive provision of an- tt n "I did not pro-.crltM- it for oar guidance. Bnt the Inspi 1,0a & made before a anlo, and thus It tobnwa tha-tbo Inspector la obliged to estimate th taIui m let he can, aud this at a One wbca the tax has not yet aflaehed. Inspeetirtv have, therefore, been instructed to estimate the value 0f cigars exclusive of the ta, in c.nillng In this eatlmat ihe ex-at of production, Cackma, lioxinir, hisirei-tinir, and wbntrr mi c rroperly tr;ni d as p-irt of Iho expnf o putting the conimod.tr luto a omplctg! and fiail cmulit on for the market, aa well aa t'aa rea :u nhle end ordinary pnjfct of tne m mf i;rnr. Alts r ho baa thus deVrmirKHl lh Tain, ho wiU olrlx the aiamp according to tbe foliow'as e. buie:-Notrrs p,r kUBllrs(l .K.geJ exclusive of the tax. SI; ovr ; per bnn Irai .aekneea. l; tint orr fr, p.r thousand, fit between and "M5, fs); between M(j j)t 4.1.1; between t iO and it to, 20." , The Commissioner ali decldrt that w'rte for tbe del very of any property am churavlle with a stamp duty of two eenU, and ibis -vpit to all dray rccoip't aui all receipts Issued of received by st'.imbotts, rallnads, or express rompaniea. Bills of lading or rvce p-i for any Koexla, wares, or nierchantii-s, to be trans!"orro5 from anv port or plao in the Pnit- d V.te, and to be deflvarfd at any port or plaee In tie In I ted Slates, are aubjoi't to the stamp eOuty of two cents. ; rnitJinKLPFff v ?tock E':iTA!r.i ixe4. . ataponaa by (larkxw A O., sjrs art. N m a. Ikord St, BS Jut OiiaJtDa. Ilrntir.a.' 50 c.tll j ., 1 ' i W.-tihaoBT 01. t -.110 City Oi.lKW 1M I 131)1111 f 0.. ...... .M I I0H Ml .h l.i. clsl jr Oil.. 1 CS .v. 1 .1 ll-i , l-.l sb H., 1..- I;. f.ak .Hi ..... SW Srsl.b 1o lisi ib o f. y.) .h flo 6 si blU I'si sn au. 7.'. .11 WVIll an 7KI.ll 1I0 rK'llnli Hols. IMii4. : 0 h So ViO-h ! .100 .h etirt'n 01.., yi in -I' l.klOUl -. US) I'O fll no l .11 1 l.'i.r. li r. '!fn.ik..ac ta I) d- SU t 'i n rt........ : ft I'aT. -( tuesa o.,-.,,, , 4 .'. ;mili di ... 7 Vio Hi. lij 11 no h 1 11 .11 m sh V SI 111 "SKI ,11 Mm sb 4"0ll essnti ;.ii,n 'SO lit .la o.n ei....i,.bUi Tt II0.J1.U do I . vil 7a T do...., do.... a.... 0...... no.... .... t ..to r, ...a s ho .j iMn-mjrc Jil.c t;u l'strli n - 'S li 4...I-T t'ttrui, .. On.. do M do ali) do. b5 do roo.ii an.,..., m So., Uo. 1 ih 'J'. J.Vi.n U.i tsei.li ftcOnh 'ii, , .V-tl llU Ikl. f " s"l Bs r Oil. . an. em sh omnie OU iiflsh Ko k O l... sih do Ii'.'sh mo sh MoiUicaiiy '.' i) .a do IK) all do jnn.hPh oif tli.!'.' : ..0 i't irsim 1o. .....j i4 ... IKO li firn I'Unt.. ; i i .'2d t I iunaiDou FM...:i H , -i n vo k Ira .... ',' vi S.' 4'0.hCl;ni,iili).....d riKSI BOAKO. ' PLref lO-i 1'inl.ri F-rtnCe.ll. ... ' U. 0. real..:. VWV .' a L b -ii iv,o do mo. 'J i.i sti tinr u.iu: inc. u M s o ,t L f'lt'H V. fif 11 I". l ol-V.ar :run... r, 1 $li.! I'anna fi. Inf. , 1 t: Hcii Nv.Hs ;... :u 1 -) do IH I SliDOSasq. I'.ui. ha .. i4 ' .S1 do ila)6 ! 7i..hMc''lint..'k.... 7 ' ?.0h do ill 7 : .11 do ICi 7 ; sih do ba 7V- lc'shBI.H.K..t-:JC7 , IKih do ft.iie-,i 4l ah d nil) St. ;s).S do i'. -:i.'; ).uii. -w. ......... . 1 s a m mu i.iw.11) in Im) sh M -iivinr 'JU. "X Mm .11 . a............ -H'i ama ' d-. .;.,.' vl" f 2 t ilth IM1..U uii.vio li-X 1 -O'l j. .. i.-z jooaii E"MriOJ-..'. Jts, i'i.o ai... ,..t-j H.h Psnn Ad .... r.5 li all S u-lh Pa M ... M, I'lo-h f. nt 4'i luu .a earcB tvilaa J PRicra of T.)iisi im itw Toaif.' I - ItK-rtcd by eiailuja A Co., Uroijit, (. Ul 1. ri.,-4 . rrv tin'!, detain Off. I'Tim-a ntatcs aa, isst.int o.....lJiii, wa a- ' J Ili-a.hriir lialir .1... Now Yvrk evn-ral UaUtoatt.. Krle H uh. ad Hudson Baalroad tiriil t'nin d Hutes t-J.li Marts'. .. .-. out ,...i ,.1'TSSi !na c ... f -wi ..fri-, m t ' . a.ivi ...rgiw old i- 2 .0. iw, ..AiiV ma ; .. hum ..iiiijud irs.iu quotations of Gold at tbe PhiladulphUi -oLl Exchauge,No.31 S. Third stroet, segonJ - torv 4 A. M 2o7l 12 M .......V 11 A. M 2Wi 1 P. M .....,aij Market weak. ( ,,,. Jay Co .kk & Co. quote Gover.i noot lr curi ties, Ac., to noon to-duy, as f dlow. : -" ' 'fat' ntitii ei. n. os, ine ...I ll - V. S. 7 3-10 Notes j'.ra Certificates of Iatlebtodnesa, ne-v... - 11 Quartermaster's Vouchors. iS ..: Gold f,t, . 5-20 Bonds Wfi'' Quoluiioiis of the principal Cob! aud. Coal till stocks at 1 o'cloi-k to-day : ' - - riilinn Coal nee, 111.' Monmnin IV al. SV M. v..Min.ejai. .:u'( dltfeli M:. Heal.... to, N. ( nrlsuil.Oa ae. Saw Crt-uli I S, Kss;r lia-n Coal. 1 CUlitoiiCV-a! Aiwrlc:in Kd I.U.. ?V I't-nn .Mltilna fci.' luV tCritoa Oil '1 9 Viiinin(ill K L'nioa l-atr-u-aia.. .. 7 n.-na.ilo OU IV 4I 1'r.i.kUuK.I '. IS llua.Vl Kidftyi.. 1 , l vt Irvlna Oil I - J ,J"iia tvta Oil.,,. .. Iiu'h-ri'oal J.ti) 'l Kirii Zi.M..,. HAf u il. n.inr-s... IS Daliallotl ' a .Mi-ii'i-i ,v rv 6 'Km-oria till. ....... i Kl.D-l.jad jW ( FeDKiA IVIa.i,ctr.l7 Plruu I'a-aLlsj. W 7 f'.lr IS b-iia Inland. ., sS ra.ii), or 011 J Siory r.na ' 1 781 14 r a (ihnril Mii.iini, Ko. Jb.Onir U I'liila. and II 1. luu. .. Vtiiidsn Miitltnr Mar.iif-li Mouna. 3 r..nnnal.-iit AI.hid Ircn, ...... S-i Oil i-r-k C Mnplo HI). ! 0'I..I? Jlel'lini.-k OU.... li.i I'vnn-ylvanlat'a!.. .. l urry Oil t .Mineral Oil... .i dm riau lur. 3 I The following are the rocelu'a of Flour and Gram at this port to-day : FM'ir, 1HIU bbls.; Wheat, 720i) bush.; Corn, ii25d buu, ; Oats, 4'0 bush. Archibald Molutyre, Asitiiit Tfeaturcr -at tho Mint, announces ihat tho c up.i.isof the iO-40 loan, due September 1, and the 01 ipons of the 0-20 loan due November 1, w ill bo piid oa pre sentation at hia office. - - ..j The new 7-30 Treasury notes ut the varioas denominations have baeu receive I, and jao 6a had at par from the Assistant Treasurer of tho United States in this city. . , . t. Tho third instalment of five dollars per share of tho suck of the I'nion 1'ai.seiigur Railway Company will be due aud payable Snpteinuer '3. , The New York 7'.Ws this morning sayfl : The purchases of V. S. Stocks for traasinisaiea to the Continent 01 F.uropo by a el igie bunking finu (Gcru: m: la Kxehauge-place, within a few days past, nmonat to a Drill. 00 of dollars. The business of the day nt the Office of the Asaititaot Treasurer onTucaday was as foliows. Total receipts, Jl,ol,H2H'31 ; lor Customs, 2W. noo; piMuonts, jfl .7SS.780 79; on account loau, frlNLOod; balanee, 21,71 , -02. It i proposed to fund the debt of Net Hampshire. The bill ,for this purpose provides for the issue of bonds to tbe amoun of $ l,uM,W', at a rate of Interest not ex- oediugO per cent., payable somi-annually In Huston ur N York, in not less than thirty nor m ire than forty vers, not more than t.OOO.d-iO payable lu any one yoar. Honda to be sold by proposal, at not less than par. Fifty thousand dollars of ratiro id tax to bd act aside annually aa a sinking In id, and aleo wluiteve-r may be rocedve I from the Ounerc.l (Jov crnmint. " , The Cinc'.nnali i-ai- fiY auras np the rtsnl; of tho wheat harvest as follows: Minnesota, am inmate' (of 22-isi,'IO bushels; Wisconsin, 06IS liilrd of un average crop ; Iowa, a deticaiQey of l,4bil,(MSl bushels; Illiuo.s, two third of an avtv regecrop, or a Jcri-'ioney of rt,Oi),ooo b-she'", aud Indiuna a surplns of over 4,000,0:1 bcsh tlt L1TLST MtBIVC lTiaLItEfr- Ct XAHEO TUIS SIOBMNO. tS.l.r Alert, Plai'k, Kiiifc.loil,Ja.,. e'. Nan Hum. ' iSclir IE. W . llillon, I.udlaiu, Fonruaa If ioroe, i rle-r 4 C '. (j. lo !'. -abouias, Vorry, Bustou, Cantuer, Btkkuey 4k W tllii.inon. , Kcl.r l.'i.K , Coiiliiiirn.IInmptnn Rnada, II. A . Adams. tkJit IjiiI Suitolk, triabua, frovldouoa, Mutilo, CaldwaJ at 1 ... Rehr H. W. More. Oardlner.Taunlnn, Twr-lls A Co. hcl-r Claiu JauL-.Owun, 1'ortlaud, C. A. lUok.havr 4 CS eil r Hnuw iSquull, HheiJiard, 1'ortland, CaH-uio. aBIirVED TIU9 MOHNnriJ. ' . f-bi. J liarUiur (Br.), Kttckuey,AS dayaitaaa ljtwpsol. wall uidee to Joliu U. l'nuroaa. , lo.niin i. Cununlnsi (Br.), Il.Kikwaj-, H days oroas Ltvi-riiiM., w ith oiil.a to Jubn K. rttareau. h. ur dame 11, Cliaaa, 4 days froui Wlitoa, In ballttt to C iTci'lrT.P. al.'Collev, BurlHiroiiirli.t dayfroai Camden. leu., wiiaw lieat vainmt Utnk 4. . . sruur. ' ' i . lfidid8talManli.TaUai"-Chambers. , , IlnniiiB Snilaiiiaii, rroao ati-w Urluau.. -Har-iu. Uoaii.iko.Iioui IKilto Cabrllo. ;, BlHue1reirti.d Ollauda. Irom Mcaatna. . nrrftpmfenrt ot llit' PliUttruMit Prrhnnff. l,,i;..Il.,Aiiiiu.liri,l'.U.-Hrln. he-llo of tt Bay, fi,r Tatai-a Hmv : avaineuK, (or Port tt.-yul -, eliluaor.i Mre-dltli.ri-r Ki.rtroaa klonr.rii; aehra A. l. Ise-uU, aud J.N. 1 rinkt-r, lor ortreaa kJcuruo; C.ara r.lln, tor Bo.l.i,au4 raiisii.eit,Tore-nri'oiiii,nnii-oiu ruuailelibiai-, Mlnarva. JO. am Snilb.J. K. Wllkitta, aud Hear. tiuUi, rrueai Bra Yr rk for Korlreaa Iti-liroa; K. Vaut, with U-,lurWk)B-Intnou, aad two scliouuira wltn hay,nauiaa sukaowa, ura Ml tl.t? brenkwaUT liiU altomoon. A larKO dul, b. aud uorll.waid, wuiit oul thi. uoraliis, Itll lud fru ISO". Ilie.l.iii Juuna Kiulili, kaiura ran.. read, la ko.ka aaaol ahiiM, and ttiei-tt art lour r-et of wal.r over her daki Its wiecki ra arm trliuuuj oa Iwr aaila aud rlsalns. oara, Ac, Aatuia Majuwai 4Mtie.ini Uraftltassar tta hMttf l4J LokurTuS ktisutiicxT. 1 Lotfrtaj 4KJ1T- A tlKllawl .1 J, 5, 55, 27, 21, 24, 2, T'i, 14, 17, 70. 50, 5& e i40-Arutaatin, ts4, 7, 6, (02, 3S, 70, 74, 41, 23, li, ill. tw, 4i 53, H vu.urt aval ay aoareutus . ;-sJ J AT?