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It ii lard to realizj that in Ibis age, which boasts of a more enlightened hu manity than u; farmer age, and in this lend whloh professae to be governed by Um spirit of a pare Christianity, there ahould exist a community who are gov- rned by a malignant spirit, the like of Which eanaol be found in the infernal re gieas. We allude to the spirit that has iaSaeseed the rebel authorities to adopt tli policy of slowly starving 13,000 Union prisoner aew ia their hands, for 4h purpose of compelling our Government to allow a fictitious elaim for a oredit of 13, 000 paroled prisoners exchanged. . Many will think that this is a monstrous exaggeration, that it cannot be possible that the chivalrous slaveholder, negro-breeder and women. whipper, to whom we hare heretofore been so very humble, and for whom we hare bunted np their runaway laves and delivered them up, with ourhals held meekly in our hands, eould be guilty ef such a horrible crime. But such is the faot We again repeat thirteen thou sand of our gallant soldier, our fathers, one and brothers, are now being slowly (tarred ts death by ths so oalled Confed erate Gorernment ! Two weeks ago one hundred and eighty exchanged Union prisoners were delivered to Mir authorities, almost starred, and they report that their companions in captivity Whom they left behind in Richmond, were in like condition and dying daily from want of food. Tbey presented a most horrible appearance, being almost naked-the rebels having robbed them of all their clothing looked like so many living skeletons. Men who formerly weighed two hundred pounds, now only weighed seventy and eighty. Fifty-three of the poor fellows, nearly one-third of ths number, died within one week after they landed at An napolis, from the effects of not having suf ficient food. Another third will follow The remaining third will probably sur vive, but with ruined constitutions. There can be no doubt of the fact that the Rebel authorities are purposely starv ing the Union prisoners. They may set np the excuse that they have no food. But If they have food to feed their armies, that excuse oannot avail them. Conse quently there is so other way than to take it that for granted tsar our men a being mercilessly starved. The question now is what eourse shall our Government pursue to compel the Reb el Government to treat our soldiers in ac cordance with the ussges of civilised war fare? There is but one way that can be pursued, and that is to retaliate upon the rebel offioers and South Carolina and Vir ginia troops we have in our hands. We notice some of our eoteutporanes hive taken the position that all tbe Gov ernment oan do is to put its hands in its pockets, and regret it can do nothing in the premises, for it will not do to retaliate. Ralhir than that nnhung traitors who art prisoners in our hands should suffer, thir teen thousand of our poor, unfortunate but gallant soldiers must die a terrible . death 1 This is a ccntemptible and chick en-hearted view to take of the matter. The advocates of this do nothing policy be long to ths Pecksniff school, and are too . good to live in this world. The" policy our Government ought to pursue, la to demand of the Richmond au thorities permission to feed and cloths the TJalor. prisoner, and if tbey refuse, then to seiect all the rebel officers and all the South Carolina and Virginia prisoners ws have In our hands, and teed them precisely en ths same fare and in same quantity that la meted to our men by Jeff. Davis and his erew. Our word for It, the moment we pursue this course, all oar rebel prisoners from General Jeff. Thompson and down ward will commence pouring a remon trance upon the rebel authorities in such a manner as to compel them to treat our soldiers in accordance with civilized usages. This ia the policy we hope our Govern ment will pursue. The Copperheads may bias aad howl about it, but why should we be deterred by them T They are no better than ths rebels. Some of our weak-kneed and faint hearted conservatives may ob ject to this unusual course, and whine out ." what will Europe think ? " In re ply we would say that we esteem the life of a Union soldier of more value than the opinion of the world, ineluding France, whioh smoked prisoners to death in a cave, or England, which fired Hindoo prisoners from the muztle of cannons. We hope the press of the country will treat this subject of retaliation in such manner as to influence this Government to adopt it, if it has not already done so. The mors we get of election returns the better they look. The following are the majorities for the Union ticket in the eighteen loyal States that hare held elec tions during the pist seven months : Maine - r.i...in o0 It aW H.tw.hirw j tMk) Vermont- Masaachuaetu . Rhode ielabd- New lork... Pennaylvania Vara land Vut Virginia.. Ohio Kentucky California Indiana Bllaots- Iowa.. . 'Wi.conain. siiauaoouu. Valon majority. ,.t,ouo 'I TawTV U tata Libra .l-! VOL. XVII -Tl rtrts n! Tb rr COLJaUM' o.JLlLVUL CLEVELAND, TUESDAY eeMy MORNING, NOVEMBER 17, 1863. NO. 140. The Canadian Rebel Plot. No doubt an extensive scheme of mis chief has been defeated by the premature exposure of a rebel plot concocted in Can ada by refugees from the insurgent States, co-operating with malignant copperheads in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio and Western New York. That Catbcart'a con spiracy wag a part of. this grand scheme can admit of no doubt. It is a significant fact, that that beautiful and savory speci men of divinity, Rev. Babin Hough, at whoBe honse Calhcart was arrested, had just returned from Canada, from a pil grimage to theenrine of Stint Vallandig bam. ' The complicity of this latUr-day saiot ia this infamous, treasonable plot, is at present left to conjecture, but time will doubtless fully develop it. All may now Bee what strength and momentum the election of Vallandigham ould have given to treasonable plots and machinations, and we may feel truly thank ful for tbe lucky escape which has been achieved by the patriotic efforts of the loyal. It is noteworthy that if Vallandig ham himself was not a direct and positive conspirator, In this late scheme of murder and pillage, his ardent, prominent and efficient followers and supporters were. This shows the spirit, and material of which his party was composed, and their capabilities for the commission of crime. They needed nothing but the prestige of success In the election of Vallandigham, to have made them bold and daring to a still greater degree, and we may be sure that the civil war, bloodshed and an- archy which was predicted, would have speedily ensued upon the defeat of the Unionists. ' The friendly disposition of the Governor General of Canada, and Lord Lyons ia promptly informing our Government of the plot, cannot be too highly appreciated. It was an act of grace and cemtty that ught to kindly iupress our people, end serve to blunt and diminish much of asper ity which may, from untoward circum stances, have been unfortunately engen dered in the fist. But for this timely and frienily act, the conspirators might have achieved a certain degree of success ; rebel risoners might have been liberated; Lake commerce seriously and immensely dam- ged; and even Lake shore cities burnt. One can but shudder at the narrow escape. Bat by the prompt and efficient action of the Government, seconded by the peo- le and municipal authorities of Lake ities, the present danger is past, and such measures of defence hare been adopted aud will be ocntinued as to ensure future afety. r - - ' ' ... How do the "Peace Democrats" like this action of (heir "friends," these Confeder ate murderers and incendiaries, s far at they hivegoxi? To shield lL"se rebel cut throats, they will doubtless contend that there was unnecessary alarm, or that there was no groand for it whatever. But there is too much evidence of a deep, wide spread conspiracy to "be thus Ilgntiy put by. When the full revelation of this thing ts made, as ia time it will be, men will be startled at the dangers they have escaped, if they have not now felt alarm at this de velopment of an existing conspiracy. Rebel sympathisers are at our doors, and all about us. ' Vigilanoe is the only path of safety. Even some degree of cre dulity is better than to al disbelief. It is not wiBe to disregard the manifested machinations of bad, base men. In these times of disorder, conspiracies aid mis rule, watchfulness is wisdom. Lake Defenses. . When our relations with England were of the equivocal character which invited belief iu the approach of war with that great power, we had frequent occasion to point out to Congress and to our readcTS the defenseless condition of the lake citiee, and the incalculable injury that hostile flo tilla on the lakes, insignificant on the ocean, miehi do to the resources of the Re public The alarm in view of the poen bility cr tbe sending or one vessel with bos.ile intent, from Canada to Cleveland or Buffalo, show how well founded our apprehensions have been, and how in the mind of the oountry now fo profoundly agitated, the necessity for adopting a sys tem or lake nereoses -is rooted : and fur. thermore, how -satisfactory some speedy and comprehensive action of Congress and the Lzecutive, in that direction would be to the peeple We renew the warning note, and this lime, we call upon the President himself, who. is familiar with tbe country to be protected aeainBt hostile incursions, and who knows the importance of the sound ness of the West, to the health of the whole body politio, to give this its due consideration, weight and prominence in the message to Congress that he must now be preparing And in advance we entreat Pennsylvania and New York to lend their aid to any feasible and efficient plan that the authorities may adopt. Each one of these States haa terri.ory lying upon the lake coast, liable to the ravages of the foe who approaches ub from the North ; hence aur interest is their interest, and to them the West looks for aid 1 Chicago Tribmu. In connection with the above, we would say that our city, with a population of CO, 000, which will bo increased to 100,000 within ten years, is liable to be at the mercy of a single gunboat and it has no means of defense whatever. A gunboat oan take a position on the lake in front of the city, and dtmutd the payment of a heavy ran som, say three millions of dollars, and in ease of refusal to pay, can bombard the city and burn it up, and this too will be in aooordatice with the laws of war. ! Detroit and Buffalo have fortifications to protect them. Why should not Cleveland be protected f It is fully as important point as either of those places can be. De troit haa a fortified -work called Fort Wayne. Wa see by the Free Press that new works are being erected on Belle Isle above that city, and that 1,000 laborers are wanted. We presume that this is a Gov ernment enterprise. We think it behooves otvr citizens to take steps in the matter and endeavor to get an appropriation by Congress for fortifying our city. A Tipperary man, slightly intoxicat- tl, is Bud to have leaped at one bout over three loaded wagons,standlng abreast. it oame aowo wun ue greatest case. b j Indianians at Work. Under the impulse of that best of Gover nors. Oliver P. Morton, at once able, patri otic, sagacious, and energetic, Indianians are moving with a spirit and on a plan cal culated to secure by volunteering the full quota of that State under the last call for three hundred thousand men. AU may be sure Indiana will require no draft. The Central Committee, at Columbus, Indiana, has aereed to offer f 100 bounty to new recruits, and $100 to the family of each married recruit. Evansviile, that gave $3,500 to sick and wounded soldiers, has organiied every ward, and the county is organizing every township. Tippecanoe county gives JO to each volunteer, with allowance to families. Volunteering is brisk in Lafayette. In Warren county meetings are being held in every school district for this ob ject. Parke county has already sent a com pany of c&valry into camp at Terre Haute. In Carroll county they are at work, and think there will be no draft in that county. Huntington county is also awake. Randolph oouuty held an immense war meeting last Friday. Joseph A. Bunoh, of Union county, is moving among the dry bones. In a speech he said : "I have been in the army fifteen mouths. I faced the foe on the bloody field of Shi lob; I went through fire and blood, and had the pleasure of seeing the stars and stripes wave triumphantly over that tent ed field. 8ome months after that I was discharged on account of disability ; since which time 1 have recruitrd my health to such an extent that I am able to go forth once more to aid in restoring the best Gov ernment that ever existed on God's earth. I am determined, as a man, as an American citizen, and as a soldier, to offer my life, if necessary, at the allar of my country the country for which Washington fought and our forefathers died." The Madison Courier thinks the quota of that county will be raised. In Hancock the young men are hard at work. In Orange county, H. Comington, editor of the Paoli Eagle, has rolled up his sleeves, and is working with great success. At a war meeting in Wabash county, Hon. John U. Petlit, Hugh Stevenson, and Elijih Hicklenian, took an active interest. Col. E. Anderson, oommsndant of the Ninth District, is speaking nearly every day to wake up tbe people. Decatur and Shelby counties give $100. The Delaware County Free Prers says there must be no draft in that county. The Torre Haute Express T9 that many towns and cities are giving $100 bounty. Cannot tbe people of Ohio do as well as those of Indiana? Have they less energy and less patriotism ? We think not. L-.t tbera awake up and go to woik, and Ohio will come out as weil as Indiana. Misclaneous Items. It is rumored that the British museum has offered 2.500 sterling for the manu script copj of the President's proclama tion. Theoontract for disinterring tho bodies on the Gettysburg battle field and at the surrounding hospitals, and again inter ring them in the Soldier's National Cem etary, has been awarded to parlies at $1.50 per body. The work ts to be commenced - i t 1 u ,k. -a a,. vine been appropriately laid out for that pur pose. The celebrated Vermont stallion, known as the "Old Green Mountain Morgan," is djad. He has been one of the best stock horses in New England. It is stated that during the last three weeks a disease bad spread with deplora ble rapidity in the potatoe orop in Ireland, and that iu eome district three fourths of the crop was destroyed. The cause of this calamity was heavy and oontinous rains. A huge bear escaped from his cage in New York the other night, causing no lit tle consternation on the street. The police managed to Becure him before he had ef fected any damage. A monster shin is about to be construct ed in Phila lelphia for the U. S. Govern- ment. She is to be 351 feet long, and will be built with a view of making great peed. Tbera arc a considerable number of rebel prisoners in the military prison at Nash ville, and among them Frank Gurely, the murderer of ling. Uen. Alcoootc Tho value of British produce and mer chandise exported to Mexico in the year ending Pec. 81, 1862, was -i.ul9.40H, an in- creass on the previous year of 271,920, and of 123,23; on lbbU. The milkmen in New York have increas ed their price to six cents a quart A man in the town of Clinton, Ohio, to cently attempted to murder his whole family, tie was arrested and lodged in jail. A subscription is in circulation in South ern Illinois for the purchase of a charger lor Uen. Urant, A lion belonging to a traveling men agerie recently escaped from its cage, while in tbe town or I'ampelusa. spam, and rushed through the streets attacking every one that it met. Three persons were killed by the terrible animal, and about a dozen received injuries. He was finaly accursed. Arkadelphia, Ark., now occupied by our forces, was the main depot of the rebels ia Arkansas, Missouri and Louis iana, selected on account of its remote position in the interior, south of Arkansas river. Here tbe rebels had established all their military work shops, but these shops were removed to Marshall, Texas, before the occupation of Arkadelphia by General Steele. It appears there is a decline in the cum ber ef the agricultural population of Eng land and Wales between 1851 and 1801, in the olass of males of twenty years aad upwards : isr.l Land Proprietors..... 16034 Farmers and Gratiers 225,747 Farmers' sons itnd grimd-ona, . tirothers and nephews, (if ten years of at;e and up wards, and resident upon the farm 7S,ra4 Farm bailitB 10.4."5 Agricultural laborers 724,st9 ISM 15,Ofi6 2-211,019 60,044 15,506 20,0,59 63.412 Shepherds' in,l',2 in-door form servants ... 67,W Total.... .1,149,479 1,128,104 Governor Morton has appointed Thurs day, the 2 1th of November, inst, as a day thanksgiving, that being the day desig nated by the President for a National Thanksgiving. Governor Bramlette of Kentucky, ap point the 26th Inst for Thanksgiving. Population of Iowa. The following are the footings cf the oensus of Iowa, as takes last spring: Males ....... ." S54,el Females . .W6,lst BlacBs 1,308 Five counties not heard lrom had in 1661 . . 218 Total.. ..702,368 The inorease over I860 is 27,420. What Mr. Lincoln Thinks of Them. Because the President decidod against the Radicals of Missouri and Kansas in the Schofield matter, to their no small re gret and indignation, the Republican and other Seymotirites have very coolly claim ed Mr. Lincoln as on their side. In view of this faot it is a matter of interest to quote the President's lateBt expression, go ing to show with whioh side his sympa thies are, In a letter recently written by him to Governor Bradfoid, of Maryland, en the subject of thecleotion in that State, he uses the following truthful language : "In this struggle for the nation's life I cannot so confidently rely on those whose election may have drpended upon disloyal votes. Suoh men when elected may prove true, but such votes are given them iu the expectation that they will prove false." These ere noble words, and the heart of the man that utters them cannot be very far astray. Is it not slightly cool, to say the least of it, to claim a man entertaining such views, to be on the aide of a party which got twelve hundred majority in Cal laway county, fifteen hundred in Howard, one thousand in Platte, twelve hundred in Clay, and received the vote of every rebel voting in the State of Missouri. Brilliant Peace Proposals. The New Orleans True Delta, a Conserv ative journal of seceeh proclivities, re cords the following edifying and encour aging peaoe propositions, which, it thinks, are likely to be acoepte J. Toey are thus : 1. A suspeneion of arms for four months. The suspension of negro enlistments, and the immediate retu ,-n to their masters of all negroes not actually enlisted. 3. The consolidation of the National and reb el debts, i. Tee adoption of land and in come taxes to pay the debts. 5. The pay ment of slaveowners, in Government bonds, for all losses of slave property. 6. The payment tf damages for all oouthern properly injured by military operations. .the copperhead, Pe-ce at Any-Pnce party will, of course, snap up these very reasonable propositions with avidity What a precious set of innocents these slaveholders are, to be sure! Nothing equals their impudence, but the base ser vility of the Copperheads. A Glorious Incident—Holding an Election Under Fire of the Enemy. A letter from a gentleman engaged in taking the vote of the Missouri soldiers at Chattanocga, on tbe last election day, gives a description of the transaction which is both graphic and gratifying. The voting was done under ihe fire of the enemy's guns. As the boys gathered to gether and were engaged in exercising the noblest privilege of tbe American citizen, the rebel shells weie exploding about them. Who will say that, under such circum stances, with the admonitions of eternity ringing in their ears, and their hearts go ing back to the S!te, towards whose Gov eminent they were contributing their mite of influence, thousands of miles away, they would not vote as became patriots and true men ? Three hundred and twenty-seven of them cast their votes that day, and eve ry one of them for the Radical ticket What voice is theirs for the principles and integrity of our party I The Radical Emancipationist of Missouri have been J ;. i .unt-. -b n(v nthr body of men in tho nation has been. They have b:en opposed an 1 slighted by persons in high places, to whom they have looked confidingly as friends. Malignant Cop perheads and weak-kneed, weak-backed, and weak-hearted Republicans have joined in their denunciations, but, glory o God, they have been indorsed by the soldiois, who have met death anl the enemies of their country upon the battlo-fiald. We love those men to day, and honor them, even more, if poesiole, than ever before. The testimony of three hundred and twenty-seven Missourians.who registered them selves aa Radicals, amid the thunder of rebel cannons upon the mountain heights of Chattanooga, avails more than the slan ders of a million Copperheads. St. I.ouii 1emoerat. General Garfield. Your correspondent telegraphed you a few days since that General liar tl -Id was mobbed at Charleston, Md., by a fewtopper. head and slavcholding ruffiics The Gen eral has since returned to Washington, and it appears that the first accon-it which reached here of the affair was incorrect. One scoundrel threw a bad egg at the Gen eral, whereupon he turned iu the direction from which it seemed to come, and very coolly remarked that a few weeks since he waa face to face with the companions of tbe miscreant on the field of battle. "They carried more dangerous weapons," said the General, ' and as I did not run there, it is not probable that 1 shall run now; and as I fought then, if necessary, I can fight now 1" 1 du not pretend to give the exact lin gusge used by General Garfield, but this is its substance. The audience was delighted with his pluck, and cheered him lustily. Tbey then turned upon a fellow in the crowd, who was suspected of throwing lue egg, and gave him a severe punishment. It turned out afterwards that the wrong man had been whipped, but the perform anee had an excellent moral effect upon the Coppeerheads present. The meeting was a great suocess finally, as nearly al! the emancipation meetings iu Maryland have been during the past six weeks. 1 otl. Negroes Sent into Georgia and Alabama. A Washington correspondent writes : "Gentlemen arrived here from Ken tueky report that eighteen hundred thou sand slaves have been run into Georgia and Alabama alone from Kentucky, Ten nessee, Louisiana and Mississippi, by rebel owners, to escape the Union troops. Great distress was occasioned by this enormous influx of food consumers, and so scarce had subsistence become, that even corn bread waa a luxury, and almost the sole diet of every class. Apprehensions are entertained that general starvation would aniue the coming winter, as the supply o corn was insufficient to feed the inoreased number of consumers, and the transporta tion of food from districts where it was more abundant was impossible, owing to tbe dilapidated condition of the railroads. Two rebel officers recently captured in Alabama, arrived at Cairo a few days ago. They were allowed the limits of the city on iheir parole of honor, but on Friday night were caught attempting to cross the river to Kentucky in a skiff. They were placed in irons and will be tried for viola ting tbeir parole and probably be shot Exchange. Here is a genuine sample of the honor of the "chivalry." Paroling rebel prison ers ought to be considered played out They have neither honor nor integrity to which to appeal, and on which to place in obligation. The price of gas in the City of Liver pool has been reduced to about 86 cents per 1,030 cubic feet Cheap enough. - Foreign Summary. A lady with an immense crinoline knocked over an unfortunate gentleman in London by a aingle sweep other skirts, ilis head struck the curb Btonr, and the shock was bo severe that he died in a Bhort time. Dr. Cummings haa selected the year 1867 aa the close of the present economy, He believes that the last desperate battle before the end of the world will take place near Jerusalem, between France, England and Russia. So ignorant are some of the English peasantry that they took the recent earth quake for a sign that the world wes com ing to an end, and immediately packed up to emigrate to America, to avoid tbe im pending calamity. Prince Napoleon, on going to Hum mum, in London had the disiinguished honor of taking his Turkish bath in the same room wiiii Heenan, the American prizefighter. Heenan was introduced to the Prinse, and they smoked a chibouk to gether. . A Wine Congress ia to ait in Paris, to decide which are the best wines in Franoe. If each description of Bordeaux, Burgun dy and Champagne is brought before the committee and examined, " a bouche ouverto," the latter part of the meeting is likely te be cheerful, not to say noisy. Ths devil's jawelry that given by Mephistophiles in' Faust was recently stolen from an actress in Pesth. The thief doubtless expected something handsome from tbeir glitter, but found the devil'B bait, as ever, a gross deception. The jewels were only worth a few francs. M. de Lamartine is again in difficul ties. Unless a large sum of money can be raised for him, his estates must be sold. The lottery of St. Point has apparently turned out a failure, and M. de Lamartine is compelled to appeal to the British pub lie for subscriptions to complete the edi tion of his works seventeen guineea the set. The Duke of Hijar, a grandee of tbe first class, died recently in Madrid. The deceased Duke belonged to a family which possess the curious privilege of receiving every year thec'olhea worn by the Kings and Queens of Spain on the day of the Epiphany. The museum in which the ' old clo " are placed, is an object of much curiosity to visitors to Madrid. An ancient rose-tree, said to be the oldest in Europe, is growing in tbe tewn of Hiedesheim, Hanover. It is said to have been planted by the Emperor Louis, the Pious, in the begiuning of the ninth century, when tbe Episcopal see, founded by his father, Charlemagne, was removed to Elze. The documents proving this fact were destroyed by a fire in the Cathedral n 1815, but later records show that in 1078 Bishop Hezilo had a wall built round the tree to protect it For centuries pist this wild tree has been an ot jfcl of inter est to travelers and naturalists, and no stranger ever goes to Hiedesheim without visiting the Imperial rose tree by the Bide of the Cathedral. Within tbe last year the old roots have sent forth several new shoots, one of which is now twelve feet high and nearly an inch iu diameter. The Coal Trade. tonnage, says the Philadelphia Ledger, ftots up about the same as our ist report, and increases the aggregate tonnage of the Beasoa to 211,319 tons, against 6,608,550 tons to corresponding time last year, being an increase of 1,513,- I'd tons. Notwithstanding tis immense production and large inorease over cor repomliur 'at year, the price of Coal is Bteadily on the advance, naving gone up $1 per ton sinoe this day week. Lshish coal is now retailing from the yards in this city at $10 per short ton of 2,000 pounds, at $11 20 per long ton of 2, 240 peunds. The demand for ooal is ac tive, and notwithstanding a scarcity of suitable vessels for the trade, coal does not accumulate on the wharves. When General Jeff. Thompson arrived at Pilet Knob, after his capture, he ex pressed himself much dissatisfied with the oonduct of the people of Southern Missouri in not remaining true to the rebel cause. "Two years ago," said Jeff, "they were as plucky as need bi. On my way up this time, I whispered to them whenever I got a chance, and told them to keep up good courage. I thought they would be all right, bnt d m them, they had to take out tbeir note books to see which oath of al legiance they took last" [From Correspondence of the Evening Post.] WASHINGTON, Nov. 12. The opinion prevails to a considerable extent in diplomatic circles that Ejrope will be engaged in war next year. Ihe attitude of Russia is regarded by the English and French ministers and their alloc hr as being audacious and insolent, and it is believed that this will eventually lead to war. The seizure of the rams building in Ihe French ports, it is believed, waa caused more by the presence of the itussian neet m the harbor of New lork, and the general prospect of a European war next spring, than from a desire on the part of tbe French Emperor to do jus tice and treat us fairly. France. How singularly sometimes the reminis cences of a travelled man of the world strike upon our ear. Washington Irving in one of his letters, which are now being published in book form, says : " One of your recent letters, I an told, speaks of your having been presented to Ihe Empress. I shall sec it when I go to town. Louis Napoleon and Eugenie Mon tijo, Emperor and Empress of France! one of whom I have had a guest at my cot tage on the Hudson ; the other of whom, when a child, I have had on my knee at Granada I Election in Missouri. The Conservatives carry the State on the home vote but the soldier's vote gives the State to the Radical Unionists. The St Louis Democrat says " we are now sat isfied that we have the State, if we get I fair count. New counterfeit 2's on the BanK of Sen eca Falls, New York, are in circulation. They are not described in the detector. On the right nppar corner large figure "2" in medallion ; woman with sheaf of grain in lower right; small figure in upper left; State arms in lower left; large side wheel steamer and portrait of Washington in certre, and the word " Two " in green across the face of the bill. At the last meeting of the manegcrg of the Anerican Bible Sociaty' a grant waa made of forty-one thousand books, for the supply of soldiers, rebel prisoners, Union prisoners, hospitals, and fer distribution in East Tennessee. Da. Gso. W. Brooke, of Ellsworth, Ma honing County, has oeen appointed Surgeon of the 12th Ohio Cavalry, now at Camp Cleve land. We congratulate the 12th on securiog s good a rurg eon. - j. I From Army of the Cumberland—Northern Ohio Batteries. NEAR CHATTANOOGA, Nov. 8th, 1863. Having satiated the all devouring appetite of that august personage the censor, who with divars twitches of his ngly phiz, euts and slashes mannsoiipt ia a very ill-bred manner, I am permitted to dive into some details of the minor organizations of this army, in which many of yonr readers have an inter est. Nearly all the Ohio batteries were raised in the bracing latitude of Cleveland, where cherished friends are anxions to know thoir oondition, therefore I deem it not uninterest ing to report the relative situation of all NORTH OHIO BATTERIES. The gross mismanagement of artillery herotofore attached to brigades, owing to tbe ignorance of brigade commanders of that branch, haa suggested a remedy. At Stone River and Chickamauga several cf our best officers and batteries ware captured because they were improperly posted and in sutBeiently supported. The French mode of organizing artillery into a corps by itself has been adopted, and the first division, com manded by Colonel James Barnett, consist of batteries A, (Ooodspeed's,) B, (Stasdart's,) C, (Sonthwick's,) B, (Marshall's,) F, (Cock rell's,) and M, (Shultz's) of the 1st regiment Ohio artillery, with the ISth and 20th inde pendent batteries. GOODSPEED'S BATTERY. is considerably divided, two sections being at Cottonsport, fifty miles np the river, in charge of Lieutenant Sooville, and one at Sate Creek, thirty miles above here, under Liaatenant Day. This battery suffered more in tho reoent battles than any otherengaged. In addition to the list of eosualties already published, are Jesse Leonard, Henry Isbel, and William Datton, wonnded and since died. Corporal A. Mahon, privates J. T. MoKte, M. Latbam'and VY. Mahon, wound ed, doing well. J. Robinson, Henry M. Da vidson, C. Allon and Allen Barns are rusti cating somewhere in Dixie as prisoners. STANDART'S BATTERY. Now commanded by Lieutenant Norman Baldwin, assisted by Lieutenant Jamas Hill, is stationed here, thongh withont horses, as the scarcity of faraee has compelled the re moval of nearly all animals to Stevenson, Alabama, to which point corn is transported by rail. I notioed on the banner of this jaatly popular battery the following signifi cant legeod, "Wild Cat, Mill Springs, Perry ville, Stone River, Chickamauga." This laconic record marks a brilliant history. Captain W. E. Standart, lata of General Plarmes staff, has resigned on aeconnt of physical disability. The sanitary condition of the man in this command is excellent SOUTHWICK'S BATTERY. has participated in all the sanguinary en gagements in the Southwest, winning an im perishable repntation. At Chickamauga it lost fourteen men killed and wounded, the names of whom I amnnable to obtain. Cap tain Soathwick and Lieutenant Tnrnar have resigned by reason of protracted ill health, and the command has devolved upon Lieu tenant Geary. MARSHALL'S BATTERY. ForaLry Bartlatt's, is officered and manned from Cleveland. Well too may that city be procd of such men as Captain Alexan der Marha)l, Lieutenant Nat Newell and Lieutenant Bills, who are at their post as usual "spoiling for a fight." They hava twelve men tick in the hospital, several of whom were left over a year ago at Corinth. 1st Serjeant W. F. Sliney was recently pro moted to 2-i Lieutenant, and Quarter Master Sergeant Albert Edwards, of Euclid, to aot ing 2d Lientenant 10TH BATTERY. prevails in tnis oompaur, is obviously proof againtt the fetid air of their low camp, since tbey nave 141 men Tor duty a greater num ber than any other battery here. Lieutenant Otto, of the 11th Indiana, is in oommand, with Lieut. Nitseholm as seoond. William Syxes, of Chagrin Falls, and Arnold Fr la bors;, of Cleveland, were severely wounded at Chickamauga. A young officer, formerly belonging to the 20th, and at one time slf oonstituted inspector of gun boats for Gen. ftosecrans, bas been relieved of his tea-inch bullion srraps for making an iodelioate re quest of General Johnston. COLONEL JAMES BARNETT. who so ably and satisfactorily performed the arduous duties of Chief of Artillery on Gdn eral Rosecrans staff during the past year, has been succeeded by General Brannan, an of ficer of tbe regular army and assigned to the command above stated. Perhaps no change among tho many recently made has eauaed more universal regret than thia. Colonel Barnett's unremitting attantion to th wants of his men, his uniform gentlemanly deport ment and high social qualities have won him hosts of admirers in tbe Department of tbe Cumberland. Mwjr.r W. E. Lawrence, Chief of Artillery in the I4th corps, i one of those indomitable berceB who clung to the gallant Thomas, when surging battle-wares so nesr Iv overwhelmed him at Chickamauga. The Major is in good heatth and his department is undergoing a decided ohang for the bet D. W. S. Presentation. A very pleasant affair oame off at kngme House No. 1, on Sat urday evening, on occasion of the presenta tion to Captain Kidd of a fine gold-headed can, by the members of his Company. At nine o'olock Captain Kidd was escorted to the Engine House by Messrs. A. A. Cavanah and E. R. Clark, and presented to th Com pany. D. H. Boyd, Esq , Engineer, in pre senting the cane to him, addressed him as follows : " Mr. Kino Sib : Your unvaried oourtesy and gentlemanly bearing towards us, as an otni'er, bas endeared you to us by more than ordinary friendship, and, dosirous of mani festing some token of our regard, we beg your acceptance of this cane. And believe ns, Sir, that with it you have our best wishes for your future happiness and prosperity. Captain Kidd, in receiving the cane, made the following modest and appropriate reply, " Gsxtlxmss : I cannot express my sur prise and pleasure in receiving from you this elegant oane. I am not conscious of having done anything to merit at your hands this testimonial of esteem. In accepting It, I must express the belief that your magnanim ity has led you to overlook many errors on my part. Pleas aocept my thanks for the gin, with a foil appreciation of your motives in bestowing it, and th assurane of my personal regard for each one of you, with the earnest hope that the happy relations which have existed bttween us, for a long time, may aontinne unbroken,and that eaoh of you may be blessed with peace, happiness and success in life." The cane bore the following inscription : " Presented to William Kidd, by the mem bers of Steam Fire Engine Company, No. 1." The names cf the members are added. Th whole affair passed off pleasantly and agreeably. A UNI0S CsLKBEATIOBJ IN WOOSTXt. We learn from th Wooster Republican that the good people of Wayne County ar about to celebrate the Union Victory at home, in the most fitting manner, by a grand donation party for the families of soldierrin tho field, at Wooster on next Thursday, the 19th. They mean to hare a glorious time, and they deserve to. For old Wayn is redeemed. The arldier's vote la in, and It gives the county to Brongh by 292 msjority, with th entire county ticket eleoted. The total vote for Representative was: Union, 1,377; Cop perhead, 3,227. Union majority, ISO. Well done, Wayn I Cleveland Freedman's Aid Commission. Cleveland Freedman's Aid Commission. CLEVELAND, O., November 12. 1863. To Awciliniy Aatociatioiu, and Frimdtof Frem- dam mnd Iumanitf, in Jicrtkern Ohio .- By th Proclamation of the President and the advano of onr armies, hundreds of thou sands of our fellow man, herotofor held in slavery, hava obtained their freedom, a largo portion of whom ar women and children, and aged and infirm parsons. They come within ear military lines, bereft of everything bat their humanity, and in their extreme, destitution appeal to us for garments to cover their nakedness, and pr aerv them from death. Ia addition to th able bodied man and women, who can be employed in various ca pacities by the Government and by individu als, it is estimated that there are at least two hundred thousand, (and the number is con stantly increasing) whose wants, for the time being, must be supplied by thos to whom God bas given sympathy and means of relief. Ia the department of the Mississippi alone, there ar fifteen contraband camps, having already gathered in them fifty thousand freedmen. . The Government has established regulations for the employment, protection and care of these people, securing the enlist mentof able-bodied man, the employment of all others, able to work, men, women and children, in various capacities, in the army, in hospitals, and on plantations. Engaged, aa it is, in a mighty effort to put down the rebellion, we cannot ask the Gov ernment to do more. The people must come to the relief ef thos unabl to labor or find mployment Chaplain Locke, formerly our agent in Northern Ohio, aad now stationed at Vicks- f burg, writes under data ef October 31st, as " follows: " At Pin Bluffs, below Memphis, are seventeen hundred, who are without food, clothing or s!:oas to an alarming extent, aad many are dying at that point for want f food, olothing and medicines. Ther are twenty thousand at Vickaburg, seventeen thousand at Xatehes, and large numbers at Little Rock and Miliken's Band, many of whom ar in a suffering condition, and thou sands mnst perish this winter, if not assisted by the benevolent "Th Governmentis enlisting, feeding and olothing all the able bodied black men, bnt there are thousands of old men, women and children, who can only be reached by th be nevolent in the loyal States. Will they let these pocr creatures parish in this atruggle for freedom? I hop not. Let our friends go fo work in earnest Help, friends of hu manity, for God's sake help now while His poor are crying for help." The Cleveland Freed men's Aid Commis sion earnestly appal to all Auxiliary Asso ciations, and all communities and eitizens, to take hold of this work at one. It is too expensive to employ agents. Let Auxiliary Bociatiee eaii meetings witbout delay. Let clergymen and leading citizens, without dis tinction of sect or party, take measures to organize associations where none exist, take up collections in money, distriot the village or tewnship, appoint canvassers to go through the districts and solicit not only second hand clothing but money. It is not enough to give old olotbes. Contributions in money, and that not sparingly, must be made, if wa would meet th full measure of this grea want w earnestly recommend that eollections ba taken up for this objeet in all th churches on the ensuing Thankgiving Day, or as soon thereafter as may be practicable. Th things most needed are straw ticks, bed quilts, shoes, and garments for women and children. Goods designed for general distribution should be consigned to Spenoer A Mellon, Cleveland, Ohio. Goods designed for any particular camp, should ba consigned to the Superintendent of that camp, to ear cf Spenoer A Mellen, aa above, and all pack ages snouia oe mar sea -rani tar y Hoods. -Host of our railroads will send to Cleveland free, and goods from Cleveland to Cincinnati free. Beyond Cincinnati, freights must b paid. Goods not specifically oocsigned will be sent to the most destitute camps. Money collections may be sent to our Treisurer, L. e . Mellen, ,q., the receipt of which, and of all consignments or goods will be promptly BOARD OF DIRECTORS. H. B. Bpelman, Pret., L. F. Mellen See'tt ond Hon. R P. bpaul-iiog. f Treasurer, Hon. W. B. Caatle, J. B Merriam, Moses White, James Christian, H.-race Wilkina, Wm. DeWitt, Hoiac Benton, Kev. Wm Cooley, Bev. Mr. Cormac. Augustus Fuller, C. J. Cotnstr.cH. S.,muel Folja-tibe, J. B Pariah, D. W. Gage, O. B. Boise, Kira Thomas, Her. A. Bmiuard. CLERGYMEN OF THE CITY. Bov. 9 C Aiken, f). P. W. H. Goodrich. Pastor Fret Fresbvterian unnrtrn. Itev. T. II. Hawks. Pastor Second rrejblterian Church. Rev. John Monteith, Jr., Pastor Euclid St. Presbvtenan Church. Rev. M. A. Hogs, Paator Westminster Presby terian nurcn. Rev. Samuel Woleott, Pastor Plymouth Con OTr-e-ational Church. Rev. J. A. Thome, Paator Congregational Church West Side. Hev. W. H. Brewster. Pastor Congregational murcn university tteistit-. Rev. T. A. Starker. Rector of Tnnitv Church Rev. J. H Rvlnnti. Rttor,t'St. I'auf j chnn'h. Rev. Lewis Burton. Rector St. John's Chnn-h. Rev. S. W. Ad nw, WiU-r First HapliMt t hur, h. Kev.S B Paue. Pos:or KneSt. Baptist Church. Rev. Mo-es Hill, Presiding Fder, Methodist L-nurcn. K-v. John Whileley, Pastor St. Clair St. Metho dist Church. Rev. J. 8. Ljtle, Pastor Erie St. Methodist unuren. Rev. W. H. Seely, Pastor Hanover St Metho. uiai unurcn. Rev. D. Prosser, Pastor St. Clair St. Misiion aletnodi.t t'hureh. Rev. Charles Hammer, Paator German Evan gelical Cburoh. Rev. A. Crooks, Pastor Wesleyan Church. Editors of country papers please copy. Tb ClLIBIATIOlt 0!T WlDSnSDAT. Everything proinUes well for th great cele bration on Wednesday, of the opening of th Atlantic and Great Western Road. The fol lowing committe have th matter in charge, in connection with Mr. Kennard and the di rectors of the Road. Joaiah Perkins, T P Handy, JounG Hussey, Fayette Brown, James Mason, S D McMilleo, B L Spsngler, O C Scov lT, D B Sexton, L A Pierce, A Towusend, J V N Yatea, a B Senter, G A Stanley, W E lwarrts, C A Brayton, Geo Howe, H Y Wilson, S F tester, W J Board man, 1 U Masters, 8 O GriswolJ, John Tod. Kioley Sherman, G W Morrill, J F Warner, C W Coe, M A Banna, E Cowles, J Pwinht Palmer, E N Keye H M Chapin. Warren Corning, J h Panjous; W H Bavw d, J W Fitch, J M Green, A P Winsiow. H 8 Stevens, , Iiavid Price, B Butts, i Peter Thatcher. J M Sterling, Jr, A W Fairbanks, J S Stephenson, . t. nnoues, W H Sholl, These gentlemen have formed snb-eommit- twson Finance, Masie, Room Managers, In vitatlons, Decorations, Carriages and Fire works. AU preparations ar being mad in th most splendid style. Th Academy af Music will be floored over for th ball, and hand somaly decorated. Th various sub-com mittees ar urging forward their various du ties with energy, and the occasion promises to be the grandest of ths sort that aver cam off in Cleveland. The excursion, party from this city will liave here Wednesday morning, and will meet the excarsioa train, filled with some four hundred gnests from Naw York, Meadevill. Th two parties will return to gether in th afternoon and a sapper at th Angierand a ball at th Academy will oom off in th evening. Ahrivxd. The Northern Light, frem Lak Superior, came in on Saturday. I his staunch boat mad her trip in aafety, in spit of th bad weather which has harassed aad detained bar. . .. T Li-H .Dime's Four.at'Esaalei f lBfantry.from Barnivilla, Belmont es;, Ohio, passed thrngh her chla aoninf t route i'or Erie, to dafani that eity against invasion I They warn andar eamaaad of Captains J. L. Deaa, Hamilton Eaton, Aa-. iok, and Samuel Beard. The whole-foroe commanded by Captain Burton and Quarter master Dodd, late of the Artillery ef the Pa-' tomae Army. They were a fine, soldierly- ' looking set of men. Tho Buffalo Courier has the following in rafarence to matters there : s For the information of any rebel or other refugees in Canada it maybe pro par to aiaa-: tion that Buffalo is entirely defenceless. We hare two regiments of militia here, both of( whioh have seen service, aad a third im the country, which would be available in aa -emergency. The Arsenal is not destitute af rifled eannon and ammunition, aad, if tha refugees will give aa reasonable notice, tbey will meet with a spirited reception. We don't really expect them ; but will try not t ; ba outdone in suitable oourteiies should they pay us a visit The proceedings of the Toledo Common j Council in the matter, are thas reported by' tho Blade : - After some discussion, a resolution waa adopted requesting tho Mayor and Polio Committee to charter immediately a fast tug to patrol the Bay an d head of the lake as long ' as may be deemed necessary. Th Mayor and Polio Committee war alio authorised te .increase th police fore of th eitv tar aervio on th docks and at th depot, If be them eomidered expedient '' a-aav - .J Rxpoxt or ths Gaum- JunT. Th Re port of th grand Jury on th eendition of our Cuyahoga County Jail, which w give entire, below, will ba of interest to all, touch ing as it does upon ths cans of th recent' breaking of Jail : ' '- " J To the Oourt of Common Viral ' - T rf Cuyahoga Oammif r-o me urana jury ot tbe Aovember Xerm . 10- I- . . I ' . V . , ' for 1863. in accordance with certain reou lra- ments of th statute and the ehargw ef th Court, hare together visited th County Jail,, ana tae pleasure in reporting that wa louaa. it in a neat and cleanly condition, aad th Sheriff entitled to maeh pvaia and eoma4 ation for his faithful eomplianc with tba. rules and regulations preacribed for the gov ernment of the Jail, and that his Deputy, th present Jailor, has ppared a pains to soaker me inmates as eomturtable as could b ax-, pected under the circumstances, and is there for deserving of special eommendation Ana further, th Grand 3 ry , af tar a kM examination of th locks on th doors of th ail, woatd recommend that the Commis sioners ef th ee-unty eim th locks ta b put in order immediately. Wa, tha Grand i ary, oeem it our uuty to stat that front atisfaotory testimony th Commissioner hava discharged their duty with honoc t themselves and tho people they represent iso tne bnerm and Jailor, notwithstanding if the locks had been repaired aa th leek- smith was directed by th Commissioners, and th Turnkey had taken a littlmor pre caution, the escape of th prisoners would not bar happened in our opiaioa. - -wx ANSON HAYDEN Foromaa. . 1 Good TruptAis' Social Mzniio. The Good Templets of Minnehaha Temple, with large number of visitors, had a pleasant and social time at the hall of th above in stitution, on last (Friday) evening. It waa the first of a series of proposed open meetings to be held during the ensuing season. Th xereises consisted of social and Instrumen tal music, (piano, violia and viollneello) by the Misses Adams ; solos by Mr. James, th harpist ; a quartetU by Misses E. Whit and M. E. Warmington, and Messrs Douglas aad Armstrong; readings and recitations hv Misses Lucia Stickney, Ruby Soyramr. Yira Myriek and Messrs. H. ChubV ' O. Beswick; and speeches by y-tn- V' ? Levaka and J. A. Spone iverytning assedoff to tha aratifie-'ion oi me auuieaoa. and a number of j-"0" w,r propoaad for membership. was evident, from tha suc cess of thi' meeting, that sociality and - JoymenC ar not necessarily allied to dissipa tion or "moderate" tippliag. Th Tempi is in a flourishing condition, bavin steadily mora .-ta aaamharahip sine its organisation two years ago. c It should hava every friand of th teraparano cans in the elty oa its roll-book, (or with inch a combination of Individual and peon nlary effort, a public sentiment eould be rap idly manufactured which would greatly stem th tide of intsmperanoa in Cleveland. LEGAL RECORD. COURT OF COMMON PLEAS. Saturday Moaxtxs. Civil Bbaxcb. Ba- roRa J cogs Foot In th eas of Geminar to. 1 1 well, the jury brought ia a verdict for the plaintiff for the sua of $290 25. Th Court then adjourned. BaroR Jusoa Boltoi. Tha Court ar still engaged in the Jury trial of FolUtt and Foster vs. Ingham and Bragg. t . .. Cbib-i. al Brascu BcroRR Jddgb Cofsth- brrry. The trial of French, for murder in the seeond degree, is still in 'progress. , Tha eounsel and jury visited this morning the scene of the mutder, in order better to under stand the testimony in the ease. - The Court also had in consideration tha following divorce eases : . - i Nancy M. Corbett as. John W. Carbett. B. Whit for plaintiff. Divorce granted, with custody of children and alimony. No defense. Eliza P.- Gordon c. Thomas E. Gordon. Messrs. Dennis and S. J. Andrews appeared as eoucsel. Th divorce was granted, to gether with trio custody of th child and i00 alimony, ' Tot RtLUP r Uaios Prisobbrs. Messrs. Waraarand Bill, th Vice President and Secretaryof tbe meeting held last Tues day evening Vr the relief of our soldiers who are in rebel hands, have reiv(d th fol- owing letter, 'which explains itself, frem Governor Tod, in response to a letter from them enclosing th resolutions adopted by the meeting: - a Tas Stat orOnro, Exictrrva Dtraaw-l MZST, CoLL'aBus. Nov. 1.1. 1804. i ilen-t. W. J. Warner and Earl BUI. Cleve land, Ohio. u Gibtlzmzs: Toar Utter of tha 11th tost.. with printed proceedings of th meeting held in your eity on the 10th inst, for the relief of our prisoners now in rebel priaona is re ceived. You will be glad to know that I have already dene, and am still doing all lm my powsr for th relief of these gallant man. ttespactfnlly yean, ) i DAVID TOD, Governor. P. S. It may ba proper to add that th Government has abundant supplies, bat aa yet w hava aot ba permitted to forward them to our suffering soldiers. A "Tocao Folks" Covcxxt. To night th lovers of muste win enjoy a raravareet, in th shape of a concert to be given by some three hundred young masters aad misses, at Braiaard's Hall. Messrs, C. . Packard aad D. F. Fox have th management ef it and it will prove a very attractive and plaasaat af fair. Connected with it will ha a aeries cf tableaux of th rebellion. Th s'ght. of so many beautiful children, dressed in various costumes, and grouped togethar Bke a par terre of human rosebudf, will be worth the pric. of Bdmieilon. Th ocnotrt will h re peated to-moxrow night Alt should attead It- , . aa . i. - ! Destxotiso PaorinTT. Joseph. .Coats is in -tha city prison awaiting trial for des troying property; Ha entered tha saloon of David Town oa tha Caaal Basis, yester day, and commenced to play th part ef th ball in the chins shop, ia which, however, he was speedily interrupted by th en true ofthapoUe. '