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TUIMDAY HOUSING, NOT. 11, 1S82. THE TRI-WEEKLY LEADER. McClellan Removed---appointed to succeed Him. A dispatch (which, although, to the New .York Herald, we cannot but hope is true,) ays that General Eurnside supercedes McCleUan, General Hooker taking Burn- lides' command. The thrill of relief . rejoicing which went through the land when Luell was removed will be re- . peated now that the man who is unusually believed to be responsible in a great degree for the murderous inaction on the Potomac, has made way for a General who has never lost a battle nor seen his men waste away ' for want of fghting enough to stir their bloc! Vp goes our hat for Major General .Ambrose E. Barnside, commander of the Aray of the roiocac A later dispatch confirms this report. McCleUan is ordered to report at Tren-i ton. Slavery, Known and Unknown. There is something worthy of thought in the result of the late elections, with ref erence to emancipation. Such great free States as Ohio, New Tork, Pennsylvania and Illinois have voted against emancipa tion, while the Border States of Delaware and Missouri have gone unequivocally for it. 'Which have the best right to protest against it? Which have best known the blessings or the evils of slavery? Which will suffer most if emancipation prevails? Which have their capital invested in tho property which that act will declare do property ? E rery one of these questions can be answered iaonly one way.andthatby the names of the two States which have declared at the ballot box that emancipation is both richt and expedient. And vet while tie people of these States which are directly . , , , . ... interested la the issue of tie slavery tlon thus repudiate the system, crji AJemourai iu. -j..kea giiuiy talk of lis hsBSS&iS, its Christianizing Work and its necessity to the body poli tic. This very contrast between the States named, shows that -the championship of "Southern rights" by the Democrats of the North, is all a sham. Their proposed guardianship of the interests of the slave holder is nothing but a blind devotion to the slave aristocracy, and a concealed op position to freo homos and free labor. While ostensibly espousing the cause of Union men North and South, It really la bors for the success of disunion. It would perpetuate the system which has cursed the country since the adoption of the Con stitution, aud which has finally plunged the land into all the horrors of a civil war. What do these Northern men know of slavery ? They profess to speak advisedly of its influences and its benefits, and would place it even above the Union in impor tance. If slavery must perish or the TJiiiou be destroyed, they would say to the malcontents, " Wayward sisters, depart in peace;" while the true Union men of the South Bay that if ono or the other must go down, tLea lei slavery sink forever out of Sight. We are not making any randem assertion when we say that these men have less Union devotion that the loyal slave bolder of the South. Abundant proof may be bad by contrasting their counsels with those of Parson Brownlow of Tennessee, B. Grill Biowa of Missouri, Andrew Jackson Hamilton of Texas, and others of the class which these men represent. They know what Blavery is, and with that knowledge before them they say, that emancipation is right;" the lories of the North, choosing the opinion of those slave holders who are in open rebellion to that of these loyalists, say that it Is wrong. Who shall wo believe, those who are wil ling to cut loose from the wrong which they thoroughly understand, or those who blindly clitig to that same wrong of which they are wholly ijnomnt? pro-sla-'thousand Breckinridge Attacks Nashville. A Bowling Green dispatch to the Cin cinnati Commercial states thr.t Breckin ridge, at the head of 20.000 men, advanced from Marfrecsboro1 cpoa Nashviiie, during the first of last week, and that an artillery fight occurred on Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning, after which the rebels withdrew. Breckinridge is said to have disavowed any intention to take the citT. He probably found bis force Inade quate to carry the fortifications which guard tho city, and smooths over his re pulse by characterizing his movements as a reconnolssanoe in force. General Mc Co&k't division of Rosocrans' army enter ed the city on Tbuisday. All apprehen sions for its safety are, therefore, at an end. Morgan's guerrillas took advantage of Breckinridge's concentration to attempt the destruction of the railroad bridge at LodgefielJ, but wero foiled in their pur pose and badly whipped. Probable Escape of General Lee. , Th people, who were justly indignant Ine at the escape of the rebel army after battle of Antietam, when it might have been almost cut to pieces while crossing the Potomao, have consoled themselves with the assertion that the rebel General was now being flacked by Barnside and Sigel, while McCleUan should attack and destroy him from the vicinity of Snick er's Gap. The dispatches of Saturday sight indicate sow that General Lee has succeeded In making good his escape end la at Gordensville with the bulk of his army, leaving, as usual, a rear guard to dispute the advance of tho federal army, while the main force makes good its re treat. If so, and he succeeds in gaining Biohmond unmolested, then prepare for long inaction and winter quarters. But if there is any possible chance left, if a week remains of good weather, for the ake of the country and its hopes let some ether General take the place of the " Young JTcpoleoa " who can only have gained that title by his being the direct opposite of "the little Corporal," who believed In rapid marches and quickly successive battles. 1. S. As will be seen by last night's dispatches, McCleUan has been superceded by Barnside. 'Tiswell. California Raising her own Sugar. Late Califcrnie papers state that sugar Ad syrup, made from the Chinese cane, and a better article than the imported, has feaea male in considerable quantities in tie State. Tulare eounty will, no doabt, to abla aunnlv her own nooalation with ragar and noUsse. ! Glefelliii; VOL; XVI. 1TJJ CLEVELAND, TUESDAY MORNING, NOVEMBER 11, 1862. v I -- of jLeadieiPo NO. 124 From Washington. WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 1862. ' ,n$ '"H5! umber!.from hi' on? W,?J?' ! and that he would soon be able, by addi- ques.;tion.,0 hi barrack. ,0 ,ccommodala . ' i magnificent distances is still here (if we except the escape of a great portion of Its street from the raking winds) and all seems quiet "on the line of the Potomao." Bamors are rife, it ia true, of engagements that have taken Peee within the last two days, between the ' major porl!on of oar "d of 0ia. renew, but your correspondent cannot come to any definite conclusion from the reports, partaking as they do, more or less of the general irresponsible character, that stamps this as the chief of sensational metropolis One thing is quite certain, however, that the opposing armies in Vir ginia are drawing to within very delicate bounds of each other, end a great battle may ensue at almost any time. , The vari ous departments connected with the mili tary movements are at work day and night to fulfil their responsible missions, and all is being done that is possible for our Generals and their respective commands in the coming crisis. God help the right. and nerve our soldiers to stand firmly against the shock of the next campaign on the road to Richmond. Our hospitals here that have been very much crowded I sr. bi no- rpl ievnd nf mnn V ftf Ihpir inraj,tj every day, preparatory to any approach ing occasion for their use by new patients from our great army under General Mo Ciellan. 1 was talking with Doctor Bliss this evening, who has charge of the Ar mory Square Hospital, (and who. by the way, stands deservedly at the very head of his profession as an army officer in this city.) lie told me that he was discharp; patients, I was present at his Sunday morning inspection yesterday, and really it was a gratifying sight to notice the perfect neatness and order that prevailed everywhere. If we had more such retreats for our sick and wounded soldiers who are sent here, and more such men as Brigade Surgeon Doctor Bliss, the cry of hospital abuses would not be raised. These abuses, howevor, have been greatly remedied within the last few weeks through the efforts of true working men in the city, aided, I am happy to say, by Sur geon General Hammond, a model officer and man. The weather of late has been very favo rable for our sick the balmy days and pleasant nights doing more for them than the medicine chest aud crusty nurses could contribute. It is growing a little cooler now, aud soon we shall have the keen North blasts, that will suggest, I trust, to friends at home, the sending of flannel shirts and drawers to the brave boys in the field. You have had great strains npoa your generosity, I know, in the Western Reserve, during the war, but to be weary in such well doing should never be said of those who can remain at home and culti vate their ease about the hearth-stone, while " the children are hard at work" to redeem their land from slavery and dis grace. No 1 let the spinning-wheel turn fast, the loom work active, . the needle play quick, that the winter days, close by, may see our volunteers prepared for them, by the warm gifts from home. Washington is "putting its house in order" for the Congressional delegation that comes on next month. Landladies are getting np in the pictures on prices, and landlords are straining their inven tive powers to find a little more room in which to stow away their nnfortunato vic tims. If the Plutonian regions don't get a big representation from the keepers of private boarding houses and "traveler's inns," who so unconscionably torture the inno cents here in Washington, a very great piece of injustice will be done, I fain would say. The big " village" is improving most de cidedly, though, I must admit. Street rail roads are spreading their accommodating rails on most of the principal streets of the city. Trade of every kind is growing apace, with the general progress, and plac es of amusement multiply every week ; so that a stranger can have some place to hive himself of an evening, without loaf ing around dirty hotels, and being subject ed to the twaddle of the numberless blow- hards who most do frequent such places. We have got a new daily newspaper, too, which should not be omitted by any means, in the category of changes and improve ments. It is the Daily Chroniole, a paper that has hitherto been a Sunday journal simply. It started out on its new oareer yesterday morning, and bids fair to eclipse all of its city cotemporanes in general news and reliable intelligence from the seat of government. Cl. John W. Forney, who is undoubtedly one of the best newspaper writers of the day, is immediately inter ested in it, and is assisted by a very able reportorial corps. If the people through out the country want the best news, and that which can bo depended upon from our city, they will be sure to find it, I am per suaded, in the Chronicle. The recent elections are regarded here as bat poor expressions of the real sense of the various States concerned, if the cus tomary voters could have been represented at the ballot-box. How absurd for the " Butternuts" to crow over victories that simply tell the story of their own coward ice and skulking treason. The devil could undoubtedly carry most any point, the peculiar monopoly of "goats" witn the " sheep" that his position invests him with. In conclusion, let me suggest to your readers that they carefully enclose and address, in a plain hand, the weekly pa per, after they shall have read It, to some soldier, in camp or in hospital, who may be of their own family or neighborhood. Such tokens of remembrance, though small in themselves, give a great consolation. "S." Ohio Compared with Other States. In extent of territory it is number twenty-one. In number of inhabitants, number three. In number of people to the square mile, number eight. Texas has about six times as many square miles. . . California is nearly five times as large. Oregon nearly three times as large. Minnesota more than twice as large. If Ohio were as densely peopled as Mas sachusetts, it would contain upwards of six millions of people. The increase of than in the new. - In this relation, Ohio Is number eleven. Of the ten which have In- ' oreased faster in density, eight are on the Atlantic border. Illinois and Indiana are the only new States in this list. Illinois gained 12 64 to the square mile ; Indiana 10.72, and Ohio 8.99. Ohio had, in 1860, 68.54 to the square mile. This is nearly nine above that of any other new Stats; Indiana follows with 89.93, then Illinois 80.90. City Fact. Canadian Overland Route. ! -The Toronto Globe is urging the con- strnotion of an overland route to the Pa, i -i u i .1 : Americans should have three routes aeross I the continent, and Canada none. General Mitchel and the Contrabands. General Mitcbel shortly before he died wrote the following letter to Secretary Chase : - Hxahqcaetzxs Pep't or the SoriH, ITitTojr 1 , Hkad. Poet Rot!, 8. O., Oot. 30, f " Mt Dbab Govshno : I reoeived this morning, yonr two letters, the one by mail, theotber'byHon. Mr. Hutchings ; and from their contents I derive hope and courage. I had an interview this morning with Gen- eral Saxion, which was entirely satisfac tory, and I think our personal relations are all that could be desired. But I think,; Governor, you are mistaken when you say General Saxton is to act under my orders. His letter of instruction states, in so many words, that he is to act under lie arders of the Secretary of War. If he were, indeed, under my orders, I have an immense work -for him to do, which I would commence without an. hour's delay. I would begin the organization of my Plantation System. A perfect census of alt the blacks inhabit-, ing the islands would be promptly made. ' My model plantation, with its fields, fences. . seeds, tillage, implements, houses, furni ture, &c, would beorganiied with as little delay as possible. I would commence the buildings, which will be required for the large accessions of population which will certainly come to us, when we break through the enemy's line on the main land, which we are determined to do. 1 would have all the blacks distinctly informed as to the plan by which they were to be gov erned, educated, and made industrious and worthy oiiitens. I would tell them that the fruits of their future toil would be con secrated hereafter to their own benefit; to each family on the plantation I would give a separate dwelling, with a patch for their own private cultivation as a little garden. 'From estimates which I have carefully made, I am quite certain that an industri ous family of three persons will certainly save from Si -30 to SiOO each year. In five years such a family will have laid up in the Plantation Bank an amount sufficient to make them independent. And then, with industrious habits, with religtous instruction, with correct moral views and sentiments, with minds properly trained to self-dependence, they may solect their own homes if they so choose, and begin the world for themselves. "Yesterday, which was Sunday, a little church, built for the negroes, was conse crated to the worship of Almighty God. By invitation from Abraham, the black preacher, I was present and addressed his congregation. 1 have spoken to the elite of Boston, the solid, and the scientific, and the literary men of that learned city ; I have spoken to the fashionable crowds of New York in the Academy of Music ; I havo spoken to the rich and proud citizens of New Orleans ; 1 have spoken to multi tudes in almost every State in the Union, but I do not think I ever addressed any audience whose presence touohed me more j deeply than the sable multitude to whom I endeavored to utter words of encourage ment and hope yesterday. And, my dear Governor, they aro encouraged, and they do hope; and I feel that it is possible to convert the officers and soldiers from their unjust and ungenerous prejudices, and to make them the firm, fast, sympathizing friends of these unfortunate blacks. Al ready, I find a very great change, and some of my thinking officers, who were most gloomy and most despondent when I first arrived, are now full of cheerful hope." What Daniel Webster said of the tTnior. At an ami-nullification meeting at Fan euil Hall, thirty years ago, Daniel Webster said: "I shall support the President in main taining this Union and this Constitution ; and the cause shall not fail for want of any aid. any effort, and co-operation of mine. When the glorious standard of the Union is raised, and waves over my head, God forbid that I should inquire who is oommisBioned to unfurl it aud bear it up. I only ask in what manner I, as an hum ble individual, can best discharge my duty in defending it." General Mitchel and the Contrabands. A Proposed Grand Camp of Instruction. [Correspondence of the New York Tribune.] NEWBERN, N. C., Oct. 18, 1862. not impossible that the government may before long establish at this poiut a camp of instructien for an army of 100,000 men of the new levies, as recommended and strongly urgod by the major general com manding this department. Tlieadvantnges of this location tor such an object are very great and far saperior to those of any oth er section of the country, aside from the fact that this would be a central base of op erations. Statistics show this to be one of the most healthy departments in the country, and moreover, the expenses of maintaining an army at this point would be one-third less, as the records show at Washington, than at any other. An advantage paramount to any others is, that it oblige the rebels to evacuate Virginia at once, for it would place them between the upper and neither mill stones, with chances of having all of their supplies, which now reach them over the North Carolina railroads, cut off at any hour. Theory of Rebel Operations. [Washington dispatch to the N. Y. Times.] We have to-day heard the opinions of three Major Generals, and these opinions are the reflex of all military opinions hero, to the effect that the view of the rebel pro gramme entertained by Major General Dix, and exclusively set forth in this col uma soma same days ogb, Is the oorrect one, and that the rebels are actively re tiring, with a view of concentrating at Petersburg!, where General Longstreet, with his vanguard, Is already in command, for the purpose of making an attack on Suffolk and Yorktown, capturing the sup plies and vast stores of heavy artillery left behind in the latter place on the abandon ment of the Peninsula; and then making an attack in force upon Fortress Monroe, which Governor Letcher has declared to be the one point essential to the sovereign ty of the State of Virginia and the safety of the Confederate Government. Death of Commodore Pendergrast. Commodore Pendergrast, who died on Friday last, was bora in Kentucky, was about G2 years of sge, and had been in the United States service for 00 years. He was in sea service altogether about 22 years. At the lime of the breaking out of the rebellion he had command of the West India Squadron. About a year ago he re- ; gelved the appointment of Commandant of Navy Yard, which posi- tion he held till he died. He was known as an efficient offioer, and well liked by all with whom he came in contact He leaves a widow but no children. Congressmen Elected. So far as heard from, at the recent elec tion there were eighty-three Republicans I and seventy-five Democrats elected. New j Hampshire, Ehode Island, Connection, ;. Maryland, Virginia, and Kentucky have j not yet held their elections. They choose aboat MlXy members In the aggregate. It is probable, therefore, that the border State Ben will hoid the balance of power in the eject Gecgrm, Enemies of Laboring Men. ; i The loaders of the Butternut Democracy claim to be the friends of the laboring1 class, and the champions of their interests;, and they endeavor to create prejudice, against the Administration and the war,; by declaring that the carrying out or tne j President's proclamation of freedom, would I lead to a great influx of negroes from the j golUhf and eubject the laborers of the North to a degrading and ruinous compe tition with their labor. This declaration is both false and absurd, and these leaders must know it. It is tiavery that is driving thousands to tho North. Give themre dom at the South, and, so far from the ne groes coming to the North, they would go in large numbers from the North to the South, and those at the South would gladly stav. Those, therefore, who oppose the President's proclamation of freedom, (and who, like Gov.-8eymour of New York, say that if the Union cannot be preserved without destroying Blavery, then let the Union eo and save slavery,) are advocat ing the very policy which would lead to a great influx of negroes from the South, seeking for the frceim they could not get there. But the main object of this article is to call attention to the pregnant admis sion contained in this declaration. It is here declared In the strongest manner that the presenoe of ignorant black labor Is both degrading and rninons to white labor. Look at this for a moment : The white laborers of the South are subjected to all this, and to the deeper degradation of com peting with slate labor; and yet these men are in favor of perpetuating this degrad ing and heavy curse upon the white la borers of the South, while they are makir g false professions of friendship for the la boring classes. The truth ia they know better, and merely wish to deceive and mislead laboring men, in order that they may secure their votes In favor of a policy that will forever crush the hopes of free white laboring men at the South. If the white laboring men of the South had not been debased by contact with slavery, and misled by the grossest preju dice and deception, they never would have fought for the rebellion. Should it be said that the white laboring men of the South must in any event, com- j pete with negro labor, we answer: Let the stigma of slavery be removed and a great advance would thereby be made towards making ai labor honorable. It is only in this way that the first grand Btep can be taken in enfranchising and ennobling all labor. The next step would be the educa tion and improvement of tho laboring class es a thing which the instincts, and inter ests of slavery will not permit. ' Let the laboring men of the North fully realize that their interests are intimately bound up in the policy of the Administra tion; and that those who oppose this policy are the enemies of the true interests of la boring men everywhere North as well as South. True, the President, acting nnder the Constitution, could only strike at slav ery as a war measure, rendered absolutely necessary in order to put down the rebell ion. He waited till that necessity forced this measure upon him ; but now it is glo rious to know that justice and humanity, (even if the interests of tchi-t men alone are considered) nnlte in making this act of the President the noblest ever perform ed by any President. Hon. Thomas Corwin. A statement ia a letter to an Eastern paper, from Mexico, to the effect that Hon. Thomas Corwin, United StatesMinister,was dangerously ill, having been copied into the Gazette, we have been informed by a mem ber of Mr. Corwin's family, that the let ters received from himself and son by the last mails, make no mention of any se rious illness. A letter from the Governor to his family, was written in a steady hand. His son stated tha' the Governor had been slightly indisposed for a few days, but he did not intimate that he had been seriously unwell. Cincinnati Qaielte. Governor of Ohio. VCAa. VAHE. XEA3S. HaMBS. . 1903 Edward Titfla. 1S3 Robert Lucas. 1jS Edsrard T.ffin. l&Ja-Joseph Vnsce. 1506 bam. Huntingrton.l&S Wilsou Shannon. Ibio Return 1. Meigs, lato Thoa. Corwin. laliRetum J. Keiga. ltH2 Wilson Boannon. 114 T. Worthington. l&M Mord-eai Hartley, lsl T. Worth.iigwn. lSB-Wn. Bibb. lal Ethan A. Brown. 181S Seabury fori liio Ethan A. Brown. lsJO Reuben Wood, laif .laremiah Morrow.loOl Keuben Wood, ltil Jeremiah Morrow. le-' Vm itedill. l.l) Allen Trimble. 1455 Salmon P. Chase. 1S2i Alien Trimble. 1907 Salmon P. Chase, low liuncan MoArthUT-lttw Km. Dennlaon, jr. 1! Kobert Lucas. liol ivld Tod. Promotion in the 22d. Among tbe promotions officially an nounced at Columbus, we notice tbe name of Lieutenant H. G. Hood, of this regi ment, promoted to the Captaincy of Co. II, vice Captain Drake, resigned. We are glad to notice the progress of Lieutenant Hood. The Lieutenant was severely wounded at the battle of South Mountain, but is now recovering rapidly, and will soon be able to take oommaud of Co. EL Ashland Timet. Buchanan and Seward. A Washington correspondent of the New Tork Evening Post having reported that it had been discovered that during the last ftur months of Buchanan's Administration, he continually consulted Mr. Sewerd and was guided by his advice, Thurlow Weed comes out with a denial of the truth of the statement. Informal Congress. The Democrats are not satisfied with having carried the election and secured the next Congress, but tbey are grasping enough to want to do the work of the re maining months of this present one. The New York Herald wildly suggests an I' in formal meeting of the people's newly elected representatives, in order that they may agree upon a series of recommenda tions and declarations of the general poli cy which they believe wonld meet the cor dial support of our loyal people." . This is decidedly too fast. The Thirty seventh Congress can take care of its own affairs, and we trust will so co-operate with mo army mat u reoemon wiu ne suo- dued befora the Thirty-eighth meets .In De- oember, 18CH, ' ' Gen. Garfield going to South. a vr vt... . ., . A Washington dispetah says that Go. eral Garfield hat been ordered to a eom- mftad Barter toatrtl Hunter. The Last Hours of General Mitchel, the Christian Soldier. "Never has the country been called upon to mourn the loss of a brighter, nobler character than General 0. M. Mitehel. As hero, patriot, and Christian, he stands pre-eminent. Not a word of detraction from his many high and honorable quali ties has ever been whispered to tho world. Friends can hardly find words to express their tove and admiration, while foes dare not breathe a slander upon his fair name. Known familiarly and lovingly by his men as "Old Stars," his spirit has winged Its flight np through the sublime constella tions, whose mysteries he loved to pene trate. General Mitehel died the death of a Christian. A correspondent of the Evening Post, thus writes of his last moments: "Our good General's whole soul was in the service of his country ; his patriotism was indeed a religion of the inner man, that needed no other spur than the call of d uty. More than all the rest, if you will permit me to say so, he was a devout and sincere Christian, who thought it no shame to be on his knees before God, in the exercise of a modest and simple hearted piety; for there was nothing of cant or pretence or wordi ness in his style of religion; but he spoke and acted as from a calm and steadfast faith in God and in our Lord and Saviour Jesus Chri&L Ia strict accordance with such faith, be was very abstemious in his habits, a elose miser of bis time, rigidlv clean in his thoughts, upright and fair in his dealings; in abort, such frailties ap-trl as cleave to the best men, his life was, I be lieve, without a blemish or a stain. His death was that of a Christian hero. He was perfectly aware of his condi tion. Some time before the cloing pas sage, he frankly gave himself up, made his will sent for his old friend the neverenu Dr. Strickland, chaplain of the Forty-eighth newiork, to administer to mm thelnBt convolution of a dying Christian, and then waned the issue wnh the composure and resignation proper to one who had learned to seek repose and hope among eternal things." Hiencral Mitehel was fifty-one years old. lie has left six children, three of them sons and three daughters, whose mother died somethingover ayearago. His youngest son is now at West Point; tha other two came here with him as members of his staff; and very worthy young gentlemen they appear to be both. One of his daugh ters is married ; of tbe others I cannot speak. May God be with them, and com fort them 1 And may He also be with us, and comfort us, for I fear that our loss can as little be repaired aa theirs." And Mrs. Francis D. Gage writes to the New York Tribune, as follows: " ft hen I closed my letter last evening, it was wnh an expression of hope that General Mitehel would soon be better. Cut alas I for our hopes. Standing by his bed-side yesterday, he reached out bis hand and took mine, and looking up in my face be said: 'It is a blessed thing to have a Christian's hope in a time like this.1 I answered encourae- ngly, and he immediately elcsed his eyes and said no more. Aa hour after he beck oned me, and feebly shaking my hand aud said: ' lou must not stay any longer; go now and come to me in the morning.' I obeyed and called this morning at haK past seven; on the strpsl met the Rev. Dr. StricklandjChaplain of the New York 48th, who had been called for. We stepped into the ante-room together, and waited a few moments, when Major Birch, who had been untiring in his attentions, entered almost convulsed with grief. He had just taken down the last will and wishes of his be loved commander. He did not see us, but his emotion did honor to his head and heart. He conducted the Rev. Mr. Strick land to the bedside of the General, and beckoned me to follow. I did not hear tho words of tbe General as the Rev. Mr. Strickland stooped to speak to him, but I did hear him say, 'kneel down,' and then he asked Mr. Strickland to make a short prayer. How still he lay while that pray er went up to the throne of the God of battles! " At its conclusion, as, we arose, his eye rested on me, and his hand waa extonded again. 'You can do me no good,' said he faintly. 'Do not stay.' His mind seems perfectly clear and calm; but be is failing' last, fcvery hour we send messengers Cut no encouragement comes. " Science loses a bright star from its xe nilh, society a brilliant membor from its cii cles, humanity a warm and tried friend, while philanthropy may well veil her face and weep as for a son dutiful and loyal. "4 P. M. General Mitohel still lives. His attendant physician, Surgeon . D. Mitohell, of the 8th Maine, is indefatiga ble. Major Birch, his only well staff offi cer, does net leave him except to ease his aching heart by tears. It is a solemn Bight to see a stern warrior bowing his head like a woman, and pouring forth his deep sorrow in sobs. "Oh 1 it is a terrible sight to 09 all to see a father thus dying dying iu the house with his two sous, and they not know it not permitted to look upon his face not permitted to treasure his last words, his last look that all these must be given to strangers. " But they are too sick yet to bear the blow; it would shatter them; therefore, they must be kept in ignoranoe till a com ing hour. '7 r. M.-General Mitohel has breathed his last. He is goae from us. Our hopes that were placed on bim mutbe lifted higher higher. With Victor Hugo, we must learn to say : It is not generals or soldiers, but God, who must give us the victory ia this war of the powers of darkness. General Mitehel had entire possession of his faculties till within an hour or two of his departure, when his reason seemed to wander. His last intelligent look was at the Rev. Dr. Strickland; seeing him ap proach the bed, he looked up devoutly, and lifting his hand, pointed upward twice. So passed he calmly from among men. Who Bhall fathom the mystery of his going but Him who knoweth all things from tho be ginning t " Illinois Elections. From the Chicago Tribune we the Congressional delegation from that State will lie five Republicans and cine Democrats. The Democrats have carried both branches of the Illinois Legislature. They have fifteen members of the Snate: (a majority of five. and probably fifty-ose members of the House, (a najority of sev enteen.) They will, therefore, elect a United States Senator to serve the unex pired term of Senator Douglas that is un til the 4th of March, ISOu. - Two gunboats are being built at Portland, Me., the Agawam and Pcntoonuo. About one hundred men are now employed on the boats, and it is intended to increase the i forC4 g0 M to have them ready for sea in the t M11I( of lwoor weeki Ttese t,. i ar9 probably intended for river service. Theaaiy iron plating about them will be 1 enough. to make tha pilot horse and wheel- hou.i3.proofc Wr armament will consist of eight guns, with a ersw of sixty I to one haalrid men. The Thirty-eighth Congress. Of the Tesult of the recent elections of members of tho next Congress, tho Wash ington Chronicla says that it has no doubt that there are, among the Democrats re cently elected to tho XXXYIIIth Congress, many honest and patriotic men. These will havo ample opportunity, before they enter on their duties, to appreciate the on questionable truth that in everything that has been done by the present administra tion, Mr. Lincoln and his Cabinet have seized on the true philosophy of the rebel lion, and have truly interpreted and hon estly reflected the sentiments of the Amer ican public in regard to it. They will dis cover that the proclamation of emancipa tion was expedient and wise; that it was no chimera, noresultof a temporary yield ing to " Abolition" influences, but the log ical, inevitable " next thing," in the march of human events. They will discover that the cull for six hundred thousand men was not a simple expedient for increasing the taxes, bat a practical response to the ea gerness of the peoplo. " The people will save the country if the Government will only do its part indiffer ently well." Ths unfaltering trust ex pressed in these first words of Mr. Lincoln has never deserted him. Nor need it now It is almost always tho fate of a new Ad ministration to hire its second Congress iu opposition. Popular reaction, disap pointed politicians, and the too high expec tations rashly formed, all operate with more or less force. But if the principle of the new government is sound, and If its oonduct has been honest, it is certain to be supported in the long run. A change in popular fee ing by no means argues a change in the direction of national devel opment or a halt in the progress of events. We are not certain that the Democra cy will have the next house ; but we feel sure that even if tliey have, the war will go on, if, Indeed, it be not finished by that timo, and carry them along with it in spite of themselves. New York Members of Congress. Tho Rochester Democrat gives the fol lowing list of Congressmen elected so far as heard from: 1. HenryO. Stebbins, Detn. 2. M Kalbfleiseb, Dem. 3. M. F. OJell, Dem. 4. Benjamin Wood, Seceeh Dem. 5. Fernando Wood, Seccsh Dea. U. Elijah Ward, Dem. 7. J. W. Chanter, Dem. 8. James Brooas, K N. Dem. 9. Anson Ilerrick, Dem. 10. (Doubtful). 11. C. li. Wiutieid, Dem. 12. II. A. Nelson, Dem. 13. J. B. Steelo, Dem. 14. E. Cc-ning, D.-m. 1-3. J. A. tiriaivold, Dem. lo. B. 1'. liurbana, Rep. 17. C. T. Uulburd, Rep. 18. J. M. Marvin, R:-p. Union. 19. S. F. Miller, Ren. 20. A. W. Clark, ilep. 21. Franois Kernan, Dem. 22. D. C Littlejohu, Rrp. 23. Thooias T. Davi, Kep. 21. T. M. l'omeroy, Itep. 20. Daniel Morris, itep. 2. G.,W. Hutcl.kias, Rep. 27. R. B. Van Valkenliu g, Rep. 23. Freemau Clarke, Rjp. 2'J. Augu-tus Frank, Krp. . SO. John Gaoaou, Dem. Gl. It. E. Feuton, Rep. Republicans, 1-1; Democrats, 15. The Tenth District is iu doubt between Ilaigh', tho present Democratic member, who wi.s supported by the Republicans for hi loyulty, and Radford, regular Demo- At theeloctioa ia Eoston, three genera tions of the patriotic and talented family of Qutucy went to the polls and voied the republican ticket. They wcre Josiaii Quincy, Senior, now Gl years old, and who represented Boston iu Congress over fifty years ago; his son, Joeiah Quiney, Jr., who has baen Mayor of the city, and is a popular lyceum lecturer; and hit son, M'ijor Samuel M. Quincy, who was recent ly wounded ia fighting the rebels in Vir ginia. The oldest and youngest were on crutches. Colonel ForJ, of the 32d Ohio, who was connected with the surrender of Harper's Ferry, hss arrived at his borne in Mans- :1J. The Cfpital City Fact say9 that he was not at all responsible for that surren der, end gives a semi-authoritative state ment of the circumstances attending it. General Morri has declined the Major General's commission reoently tendered him, for strictly private reasons. It will doubtloss bo tendered to General Reynold?, who left for Washington some days since, upon the invitation of tho President. General Iremont nt Cbicaen. General Fremont was woloomcd to Chi cago by an immense crowd on Friday eve ning, ne made a few remarks compli mcntins Illinois upon the active and lib eral part she haj borne In tho war. CctTlVATS X LOVK FOE TQ5 FlXS ADT9. The interest manii-ste-i by cur citizens to see the See paintings new on exMbitiun at the Gr.iys' Arxory, continues without abate ment. Tha large number of sales effected by Mr. Tolinan, and tha well-known ta;to of the purchasers, as well as the spirited com petition at tbe sales, afford amplo proof ef tha high character of this collection to the mindj of good judges. To those who were unable to attend the provicus talos, ths clos ing aale t'lvs tveninj will afford aa unequalled opportunity to procure) for themselves beau tiful and highly finished pictures. Scats will be provided for ladles who attend the sale. Smaii CaixOE. "Shinplastcrs" are getting pretty plenty in the etty now. Be siues tae city orders, which are getting an extended circulation, thcro aro a great many shinplasters that are issued by Eastern banks, and Eastern and Western cities. Tbey past readidly anywhere, experience with postage stamps rendering the people qaito willing to reoeive anything, almost, ia th.'ir stead. Wo Raw, last oroning, some small carrcoey hsued by tho bank of Troy, I New Tork, which is very handsome In de sign and execution. Unuko some or tne ihinplaiters which are in circaiation, they are printed on excellent bank note paper. Theci is a paucity of polioe business ; at present, and the city mast bo getting very moral. Except a feweasstof "drank and disorderly " and of petitlaxccny, the po Eee reoord U quite barren. Tux Cioxa Maeebs. The silver haired "boys," (Geo. S r Esq., and Dr. G k.) whom we noticed not long since as having em barked in the eider business, are getting along swimmingly. Their hand cider mill aad press work well. Little disputes' have occasionally arisen with regard to who shall turn the crank, the younger boy complaining that the Doctor turned it the most. (Both of them feel a little erani about thalr mil, and caa't help showing it) They are both great admirers of industry, and can't endure people around them who won't work. One day the elder silver grey discovered the younger silver grey angrily knocking a head ont of a older barrel and spilling the contents on the ground. " What are yoa doing that for, Oeorgo?" said elder silver grey, expostulatingly. " Confound the stuff," was the angry reply, " it won't work I" What to do with the " ehankings,' Is a question which putties those silver crowned heads greatly at present. After squeesiag out all the oider they can get, they sit down and consult. Failing to decide on anything, they give the " ehankings " another squeeie. They then search tbrongh seroral works en pomology and ciderology, to deseover what is the most economical use they ean put tho "ehankings" to. No result is attained, and the " ehankings " receive another tremendous squeeze, which puts ths boys oat of breath. They keep np tbe round of consultation, and squeezing until then is little breath left in their bodies, and not a drop of cider in ths "ehankings." Among the suggestions offered at tha con sultations alluded to, with regard to the dis posal of the " ehankings," are the follow ing: Use them to stuff cushions bank np homes stuff into sausages ballanco railroad track make into gam stuff msttrasses wad a gnn fill teeth ean np aa preserved fruit refine ooal oil heat boilers stone up wells stuff car scats make apple " sass " save fuel make a water-proof roof load a canal boat make lager beer serve up at"Miko's for lunch peddle on tho ears give 'am to the Aid Society staff a scare crow polish bjota scour knives sharpen soliiors sweet en coffoe make shortoaae stuff pillows staff pincushions grease a wagon pack a trunk rub down horses stable bedding make into paper fill flowerpots manure ap ple trees pat Into drop letters wash dishee " sljp " the cows make into apple damp lings polish stores, to., ta. The boys had a lot of " ehankings " on hand the other day whioh they had squeesad until not another drop could possibly be ex tracted from them. They had consulted for hours without deciding what to do with them. One morning, tho elder sil ver groy, who had lain awake all night thinking about it, met the younger silver groy. Tho elder wal radient with joy and satisfaction, and as he shook hands with the younger violently, ho ahoated " Earskat George I have found it I have thought what to do with them ehankings." " What?" said the younger, instantly, in fected with tho other's excitement Replied tbe elder, " ire'ft tcueeee torn cider out of 'em I" Ths idea was a brilliant one (wonder they had'nt thought of it before) and pealing off their coats, they sqaeesed those " ehankings " until they " shed." SuiTHHtsnT's Battxxt. The 20th Ohio Battery, Captain Smithnight, was mustered into the service by Captain Charles Goddard, of the 7th U. S. Infantry, October 29th. As the Battery was raised her and many of the men belong in the oity, we publish their names : orrrcsEs. CiPTii Louis Smithmeht. 1st LitCTiuiAjiTs Henry Koth. Frank 0. Rob bins. io LirritsuTs Matthias Adams, Oscar W- Hancoek. ssacsiaTS. Jno. f. Fav, Jr., Orderiv, Frank Coquelin. Chan. A. Hilbert.-, Q. Ja.Henry Horn, Charle9 K. Niuchelin, Chat lea Beyer, Julia A. Zsller, Harlan P. Jossolyn. CCirORALS. George Jtmsen, John 9- Burdiek, William Sehrt, Edwin O. Fowler, Barney Cary, Tbomaa Kirbv, William Backus, Charlea B. BpTfer, Jacob Hammet, Alfrod Setgr-it lalsr, Henry He on, Bufus V.buord. ABT1I1CEIH. James n. Davis, Silas B. Vaughn. BCCLEIt. Anton Eileman, Cli.of, Morris M- OviaU. FABR1ER. Charles H. Jennings. WAOONCR. Johu Forpehnar. P&IVATK SSCRRTAST. Frank Raehleiga. raiVATss. Abraham Muhlheim, Alexander Btahl, Frank M'les. John Sebneidar, 11, John Schneider, 8df George Somer, George F. Smith, William Sykes, Peter bchwan, John H.T. Taylor. Edwiu-d Velter, I Joseph Voegtly. Hebastian Veigxer, David J. Williams, John F. Williams, Henry We.ubw, . I) .alel Wilcox, Ehsha Williams, Cnariee WalcerJ -Samuel Winnspleok, John Weiler, William Wehrhaob, Paul Walt, John Wenner. John W'niffer, Edwin Waldo, Pet-T Wimrich, John White, Charles Wiliet. Charles W.tiendorf, Andrew Zotticerly, Riehard F'mk, John W. Filler, Lewis F'lesier, pVter flraf, Wru. Grotair.ger. John (jrottlnijer, Peter Goebrl. Jacob H. boebel, Peter Glanmer, Samuel B. Haruhoro, Adam Hausman, Jacob hwut, John Hers. Jacob Hafoty, Peter Hahn, Charles Joms, Robert Jeffrey, John Joioe, John Junaelaus, Jsmes Knox. John Loeaer, George Lowinan, Henry Mstbewj, Peter McOue, Joseph Morag, John .Miller, JCob Marquard Charles Mnrquard, Joseph Marquard. Frank Mayer, Rudolpti Meyer, Petpr iMeCurmick, William Morrison, FYHnk Ni'-ricker, William Jieraeher, Johu Seubauer, t.'Oorpe N;m,-g:m, Horace Parker, Johu Pons, John Patterson, ;-.rtin Milo Ross, Ransom P.oscoo, John Itlth, Mathiaa Hohrbacher, John Kiboid, Wellington Ross. Charles Rudolph, J-.icob Rhodes, Frederick Bash, (ieorro Ru5a, JohnHire, (itoriro Ilussoll, lieorge Roth, W lluun Rut, Pmliip SMiwarts, Henry Sturbaum, Chajiei btahl, LV.niei Arndt, Hutnuel Avers, LfUrtvctte" Alien, John Biichs, Jacob liohly, J-.uies Brain, Tneodoro Brandt. Perry l. Brush, tktoiad Bolte, John Urornan, Christian Bernhard, tieorire Illattner, Fncis Becker, Anguntus F'. Braun, Aua.s Brrirgi, John Can-, Thoman Cowloy, Adnm Conrad, Andrew J. church. Miles Cook, trcorge 31- Chapin, Atijjutua Dielri'.'o. John Dickeron, Jcbn DfWy.-r, Oott'l EaiMf-hreeht, E-itrin K.'EdWHrdis Hnry F.trrel, John'Kflh'!, John Felleamp, Arnold Frcibuier. Martin's Soldier's Eecobd. A Mr Martin of Wisooniia is occupied In getting up handsomely engraved records of regiments in the Sold, which he will furnish to those de siring tbem, at a reasonable figure. They will oontain a oorrect list of tho officers and privates of each regiment. These records are gotten np In a handsome form and will be invaluable for reference. i GE.vEEat RtcaaEDsoN. The remains of General J. B. Bichardson, of Michigan, ar rived hero by the Pittsburgh train Friday evening aad were taken to Detroit on board the May Qaeen. Be died from the effects of wounds received at Aatisdam. He went to the war as Colonel of the Sd Michigan rsgl- msat, and was creutete4 W Majer General. aToDiBTT. Why don't the Eeraldoopy ' notice of Its new dress one la a while f Modesty prevents, doubtless. Boor Wasbis Asnoax. The body ef a little girl, daughter of JfcLsajao, steward of tha Bay State, was washed ashore Boar Oswego, a few days ago. This is the enly body that has come ashore from that ill-fated boat. - -- . Stolxh. On the 3d Inst a hone and buggy were stolon from Bosworth A Diekla son, Livery Stable Keepers, U Eadsoa, Ohle. Tbey offer a reward of $3J for tho horse aad boggy, and $23 extra for the amet of ths thief. Tho horse was steel grey, and tha buggy had a leathern top. ' Capobt. Officer Give as hat goat la Pittsburgh to reoeir Into sastady aad bring back to this eity, a girl who has beea steal lag from tbe home ef Diek Yaa Tssssll, est Michigan strest, where she formerly livod. She stale about (43 worth ef drssasi, from a follow boarder at the above heass, and fled to Pittsburgh. Marshal Gallagher telegraphed to the latter place aad had her arretted, and then dispatched oiBeer Giveas to bilngher back. A Diiastix at tbs Moots of Sajtucsxt Bat. Passengers from Sandusky this morn ing, report a disaster which occurred yester day at the month of Sandaskr Bav. A schooner, the Soovllle, which arrived at Saa dasky about noon, reported seeing a small schooner ospsited, near the month of the bay, with four or ftro persons on board. A tag with a Ufa-boat went ta tho. sasa4h-of but discovered Bo traces of the sohooar Tho lost schooner is supposed to bo the Koa- areh, which rant between Pat-in-Bay aad Sandusky. The Monarch, it is said, left Pat-in-Bay aad Kelley's Iaiaad, fur Sandusky, some time yesterday forenoon, and as she has not yet reached the latter port, It is feared that she is the Ul-fated vessel. She was eoss manded by Captain Henry Magle of Saadas ky, who was on board. There ware, besides berorew, three pessengers from Kelley's Isl and, two named O'Nell, from Canada, and a Mr. Thompson from Cincinnati, all of whom were probably lost. Tho wind was blowing furiously from the northeast at tho time, aad tho sea was running high. The question naturally arises, why did not tho captain of tho ScovUla render aid to tha oapsissd schooner which ho saw f A RtoimxT or SnAttpsnooraj. Au thority has beea obtained for raising a regi-' mentof sharpshooters In Northern Ohio, ta rendeivoaa at Camp Cleveland, There wilt, bo tea companies, one hundred aad one saea in eaoh company. They will b employed oa detached service, and therefore ao regiment al officers will b repaired. Two companies are about ready now. Oa la Captaia Bar ber's of Berea, and the other Is Captain Squires' of Toledo. Captain William Wilson of the 124th Ohio Infantry, has been appointed iospeotor of tho sharpshooters. The following is tho order andor which sharpshooters are admitted Into tho regiment: Uikksal uaoxa mo. m. No person shall be mastered ioto ths Mrrios of the United States as a member of a corps of sharpshooters, unless he shall procure lie certificate of some person, duly auihoriaod by the Uoveroer r tbe stale in wniea tne com pany ia raised, that he has in fire eonseoativo shots, at two hundred yards, at rest, made a string not over tweaty-ftvo laehes, or tao same striog off hand at one hundred yards ; theoeTtinoate to be writtoa oa the target used at the test. By order uf the Secretary of War. Snow. In the locality indefinitely known as " Down East," snow tonus bavo prevailed for several days past, bat it is rarely thst we have a storm of that deoerip tlon so early in tho season as this- ' There were foattering flakes yts erday afternoon, and last night it came down ia good earnest eovering with the robo of parity, roof, tree, pavement and field alike. To-day ths whita winged messengers from ths clouds fall thick and fast, sni as they kiss ths cheek in their descent, low whisperings may bo heard, if yoa listen attentively. Yet the whisperings are of widely different import to different ones. To the yoang and gay they murmur1 of winter's delights of the dashing ride be hind quick glancing hoofs and "Jingalsry" be.ls of soeUl gatherings where love speaks love to eyes which return the salatatioa, aad all goos merry aa a married boll of tho substantial pleasures of tho thanksgiving turkey, tho Christmas staffed chicken, and tho baked aooio of the New Teas' table. To those whom years havo sobered, aad who, ceasing to ea'oy the present and anticipate tho future, receive their greatest delight ia recalling the past, the snow flakes whisper of the olden time, when the blood was young in the veins and gave a responsive glow to tho wooings of pleasaro. They love to recall ths winters they once knew, and if they seem heedless of the flakes that touch their cheek, It is because their thoughts are traveling swiftly over memory's railway, baok to to those halcyon scenes which tho falling snow recalls. Tho old times rarely soma back again, bat so long as memory consents to oecnpv a front seat "in this distracted globe," we can go back to the old times, aad aothing csnses one to take that well-trodden roots' so readily as the first snow storm of winter. : There are those on whose cheeks tho airy snow-flakes strike like blows from an angry fist. They are tbe destitste poor. Tho fall ing snow brings them no anticipations- of pleasures to come, for they know that winter will add to their sufferings, and if they are reminded of tho past it is of past misfortunes and privations. The tiny white particles that bring smiles to the faces aad light ta the eyes of many, prod ace la others far differ ent results, and scowls are seen Instead of smiles. The rain falls upon thejast and tho anjurt,' the snow descends apoa thoso who re' oeivs its gentle ealatations with delight, aaoV' thoso who receive them with pain aad dread., Fbom Kisttcxt. A gentleman who re? turned from Kentocky this morning and who has boon with tho ltJd regiment and Shield's battery, reports that they are well. The tor-' mr Is at Frankfort, and the latter two sails from Lexington, encamped on Hoary Clay's farm. The Cotton Supply. Six ships arrived at Liverpool on tne 13th Of October from Bombay, with 27,207 bales of cotton. Three other vessels of the homeward bound cotton Sect, from India, have arrived at Liverpool the Broughton Eall, with 8,045 bales; the Ann Buckle, 4,089 bales; and the Toboah, with 6,863 bales. Nine ships arrived in the Mersey on the 16th of October, from Bombay, with a to tal of 40,333 bales. A telegram also an. nounces the arrival of the Peterhoff (one of Mr. Z. C Pearson's ships) froee Nassau, with a cargo of about 1,600 bales of oottou. : That Biats Ail The Tuscarawas Ad vocate says that Mr. Benjamin Skeelt of Warren township left ' with the editor a beet weighing over twelve pounds. All officers below the rank: ef Brigadlssr General found la Louisville, are to be ar 1 rotted, anleot 6 tpmai 4 ay, er sfck.