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THE BURLINGTON - FREE PRESS, FRIDAY MWLWG, JANUARY S3, 1863.
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The I'rr-ddrnt'n MessaRe.
On Monday, the President transmitted to ;
l.ongresoiie ntnowing message, wuicn in
the House a referred to the Committee of
Ways and Means. The story of the rejiorters
is that members were dispoced to 1 grouty
lcanso the l'residtnt gave them bi views
on the finances in this way. If so we think
they were more nice than w ic. There is a
great deal of good sense in what the Presi
dent says, at any rate .
To the natc and House of Rrprmntattcts
have signed the joint resolution to pro-
vide for the immediate payment of the , anny
ana navy oi me Lniieuciaies, jeisu ii uic
House of Representatives on the 14th, and Ijt
the Senate on the 15th int. Thejoint resof-
ution is a simple authority, amounting, how
ever, under the existing "circumstances to a j
direction to the Secretary of the Treasury to ,
make an additional i-suc" of 3100,000,000 in i
Uniteil States notes, if so much money is
needed, for the payment of the army anil na
vy. My approval is given in order that every
possiblefacilitv may bcaflbrded forthe prompt
discharge of all arrears of joy due to our sol
diers and sailors. While giving tl.i- approv
al, however, 1 think it my duty tocxpres my
sincere rvgret that it bai been found necess
ary to aulhoriie so large an additional isue
of Cnited States notes when the circulation,
and that of the suspended banks together
have become already so redundant as to in- '
crease prices beyond real values, thereby aug-
menting the cost of living, to the injury of
labor, and the cost of supplies, to the injury
of the whole country. It seems very plain
that continued issues of United States notes r
without anv check to the issues of susjnded ,
banks, and without adequate provi-icn for
the raising money by loans, and for funding
the issues so as to kirp them within due limits, '
mutt soon produce disastrous connvjuences, .
and thi- matter aipear to nic so important
that I feci Iwund to avail royclf orthi- to
hid to ask the special attention or tongres
to it. That potigrtss has pijwer to regulate
the currency or th'- eountrv can hardly ad- '
mit of a diubt, and that s judicious measure
t prevent the deterioration orthi-currency by
a reasonable taxation or bank circulation or
othcrwi . 'r- nredvd, seems equally clear.
Independent cf this general confident- '
tion, it would ho unjust to the .topic at j
large to cierflpt banks enjoying the- special .
privilege of circulation from their jut pro- '
poruou oi i.e. I'ui'ne i'uiwup. jii uiuu m
niui mf.ro Kt- w-a,- of lrtfin- inf.t exsilv nnd
cheaply, it is clearly necessary to give every '
poseiblo support t5 the public credit. To '
that end, a uniform currency, in which taxe-s,
sabscnptions to loans, nnd all other ordinary
nublic dues max- lie paid, is nUne'St if not .
quite indisrcpsablc. Such c irrency can 1 1
furnisbed by banking associations authorized '
under a general act of CongrcsF, as suggest-
cd in my message at the beginning ed'tbc
present session, fac seeming of this circu-
latioa by the vilvdgu e.1 tbe L nitexl states
bonds, is tbcrini suggettol, would still j
further facilitate loans by increasing the pres- 1
ent, and cauting a future demand for such
bonds. In view of the actual financial i in- .
barrapsmrnts of the Goicrament, and of the ;
greater embarms-ment, sure to come, if the .
nece-ssary rucaps r relief be not afioided, I '
feel that I saould not pctfjrni my duty by a
simj le announcement of my approval of the t
kiint resolution which projreu relief only
by increasing the circulvtioii. without ex
pressing my earnest desire that mcasuies,
such, in substauc. as those I have just res-
ftrred to, may receive the early sanction of ,
fA.ngre. By such measures, in my opin-
ion, will payment l most certainly secured
not only to thu army and navy, but tj all
honest creditors of the goxernmcnt, aud sat
isfactory provision made for future de-mands
on the treasury.
(Signed) ABRAHAM LINCOLN.
9 " all the time we have
steadily set our face as a flint ' against abob
tionism and a prcsccuticn cf the war for aboli
tionist purposes, and haxe only supported Mr.
Lincoln when he kept to h"s originally declared
vn .a .1 lat.Tnt, .1 t--rt il-iritl . . n Sl-ttl. 1 . , . f :
tution alone, and have condemned h:s course '
when he abandoned that purpose and 1-cbed his
promise by weakly giving himself up, as he has,
to the guidance and control of the abclitionis ts."
To my that the President, inasmuch as be
has, in the reril of the national life, and as
be says solely as a means to save that life
from armed traitors, laid bis hand upon
Slavery in the Save States, has " lielicd his
promise " that he had no intention of med
dling with it in time of peace, is to " belie"
the President, and that grossly.
The -rpument that if Slavery exiuIJ not be
interfered with in the Slave States, constitu-
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tiony, in pceful times, neither can it he ,
interfered with, conttitutiunalk, in a time of ,
rebellion and as a means to put down tbe .
rebellion, is so absurd, that it is nJt easy to .
see, now any person vrno nas a eieceni respect .
r vr A :.sn1l-e mo X TUtn. tn I
ZhZ Plarervr i, a f.tiA a sacral thin-
whom Elarery n i dttx-s derol tnm?,
f ach as the ignorant rrfgroes of Africa partly
worship and partly dread-a tabooed thing, 1
such as the pagans or the Smth Sea Islands,
lb ... . I
think they cannot touch without causing
death to themselves and a general convulsion i
esfnature,mll,-f rourseovorcelandsoargue. '
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Such men are fit tool, for t.e service of Jeff. .
Davis L Co. ' ,
iar uio u u j 11 1 in. v. t, loiu e
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The Exi-editios of Gen. McClcmand, ! ;ilt r Decemler-31 a reeiinoiamv- .re
it apreare, went up Arkansas- llixer instead sulled in the discovt-ry'of a rargc'rcbeT eavnl-
Whitcrfver. One or tbo rams brought lock :
word on Friday night of the taking of -Ar- ,
kansas Post, "on the Arkansas river, 100 j
miles from tbe mouth, bx the land and naval I
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forces under Gens. McClernand and Porter.
Thc surrender occurred on Sunday, with
all the guns, stores and ammunition. Full
particulars have not yet been received. Ourlos
was reported at Ct0, while tliat of the rt-liels
was 550 in killed and wounded, and from j
5000 to 7000 in prisoners.
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Further intelligence from the fleet will
looked for with much interest.
ParntXT or the SouiIEKS. Acoording to '
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reisirt from t aslungbHi, af soon as the joint I
resolution, autlioriziiig oiw liuisirid millie,iis -
of Cnite.1 State-s notenlxrcime a laxvemMiHi-
lav. the Secretary of the Treasury caused an :
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anioiuit to l? j4aevd to the crcd.t e.f tl j.ty- .
master.-", eiiflicient to paTall dues tothearmy !
andnaxr. rifty-tbree pa ymasters xxere sue un a rsvition at.rcaH tne lown oy ti e
,. , . ", rA-'. 1 . . . xtbarxe lly Mmp nn-ralculation,lrmvever,-
pliesl,.,. joims from fiAy thousand to sexci. , m(w y (, (. f ,lrr,.ut (Urrctir
millions txvo hundrnl and fifty thousand Pelican Spit, and struck, boxxs. on, wlictvthe-doH-ers.
water xras only 7 feet dis-p, though 11 1 the
The President' letter.
In the coarse of tlic evidence of Major Gen.
E. A. Hitchcock liefore the McDowell court)
I of inquiry, on tlie 10th, Gen. Hitchcock
fnr,r,l rem..,Vl.l,. 1.1,,, from 1
. the President to Major Gen. McClellan. '
, was written on the 9th of April. Gen. Me- ,
' Clcllan was then before Vorktown. Magra-
i iti-'a fir time thin, mr-tomf, !. .ta'li- in- I
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mini iii tn- ui 'in, a JC" ! j ,
miked iruns. and sonic eoiicinled torm-do to
imperil the lives of the Union sMdirn. Mo-:
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Clellan wns too lottfor the tram ; and as a
ceneral to sav no moro that has nrovel to ,
be a characteristic trait of his character. 1
r , .r p,.:,i,-.
Every line of the IVcactatt . lettc is eg-
nantwith important meaning. It tell" a
great deal :
vfAjmxcTos-, April S. lo-
To Major.Gtntral McCUUan : ,
JIt Dear Sir : Your dispatches complain- :
ing that vou are not properly sustained, while J
they donototTendme, pain me verymuch. Blen-
ker's division was withdrawn before you left
here, and you know the presure under which I
ascertained that less than IWAK) unorganized
men, without fidd battery, were all you dc-
signed to oeicijwr tna ue.ence ot nasmngion
and Manassas Junction, and part cf this even,
was to to Gen. Hooker's old lotion. Gen. 1
Binks' corp. once des:gned for Manai5 Junc
tion, was divided and lied un on the line of
Winchester and Strasburg, and could not laive
it without again exposing the Upir Votomia
and the Baltimore and Ohio Riilroad. This
presented, or would present when McDowell and
( Sumner should be gone, a great temptation fur
the enemy to turn back from the Rappahannock
and sack Washington. .My explicit directions
that Washington should, by the judgment of all
rntircI Btgle(.tej.1 wls prccisel; ,Ui,
inn me ,0eJeUill jidlowcll. Idonotfor-
the commanacrs of corps, be lett secure, Ind
ret that I was sati'Sed with vour arrangements
to leave Bvnks at Manassis Junction. But
when that arrangement was broken up, and
nothing was substitute! for it, of course I was
not satisfied. I was constrained to suistitute
something for it myscll And now, allow me to
ask vou, do you reilly think I could permit the
line from Utchmond, via Manassas Junction, to
this city to be entirely open, except what ivs'
tance could be presenttj by Ics than tVKK un
organized troops. This is a iuesi:on which the
cvuntry will not allow me to ex ade.
There is a curious mystery aboit th number
oftrocp now with you. I telegraphel
you on the Cth, saying you had
oxer 100,'JfttwitU you. I had just obtained
f.-om the Secretary of W'ar a statemsnt taker, as
he said, from your returns, miking 108H" then
with you and en rovtc tyu. Vou now Siy
you will ha-.e but bo.'ioj when all c ruute to
you shall have reached y,.u. How cm th's d:s
crepincy cf 25,X be accounte-1 for' As to Oen.
Wool's command, I understand that it is doing
precisely what a like number of yourown would
have to do if that commvnd was away. 1 suppoc-c
the whele force which lias pone forward to you
is with you by lhs time, and if so, I ihiukitis
the previH time for you to strike a blow. Ity
delay the enemy will readily gain on you; thst
is, he will gain fister by fortifications and rein
forcements than you can by reinforcements alone.
And once more let rae tell yon it is indispensiMe
to you tint you strike a blow. 1 am powerless to
help. Thisyouwilldo methejuticetoreDtemter. I
always considered going down the bay in sesreh
of a field, instead of fighting a or near Manas
sas, as only shifting anil not surmounting a diffi
culty; thu we woull fin 1 the ame enemy and
the sunc or equvl intrenchments at either place.
The country will not fail to note Is noting now
thtt tbe present hesitation to move upon an
intrenched rnemy, is but ths story of Manassas
I beg to nssure you that I hive never written
er spoken to yon in greater kindness cf feeling
than now, nor witn a luller purpose to sustain
-Toa . f in my most anxious judgment I
consistently can. Dut you must act.
",Tt ABRAHAM LINCOLN,
The Cancr.E or oib Fleet at Gxtyra-
T0X- -rj-e arrival of the Illinois in New i
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purk "n Fnd:,.v '
count of the capi
give us more detailed ac-
ture of the Harriet Lnro
and Wcstficld at Galveston. We compile
the following front published letters ;
Our fleet at Galveston was as follows .
Gunbjat Weetficld, flag-ship, Commodore
W. 15. Itcn-haw, with an armament of eight
uns, m-o or which were 0-inch gun", four
OS-iiounders, and txvo rifled-guns.
Gunboat or revenue cutter Harriet Lane,
Captain Wainright, with thre-c 0-inch gun-,
a 30-ponnd rifle, and four hoxxitzcrs encli
throw ing a 20-pound ball.
Gunboat Oxeasevj, Captain Wilson, mount-
! ftn, ll-infl. ri n !tll.rvMiwH iflft.l
an6d fuur 04.',. l10witzcr6.
Gunl.Mt Sachem, Captain Amos Johusou,
witll tW(J 3;.txJ.Jca ' anrt n 22-r-mrA ri-
Gunlxjat Clifton, Captain R. L. Law, lieu.
' tenant commander, xvith seven gun, of
1 which txvo were 0-incb,four32-pounders.and '
one a pivot rilled gun.
Schooner Coryphens, a prize captured in
.xiatagorua itay, mounting one o.-pounder,
) and one smaller gin.
Transport Mary Boardman, formerly liuilt
for a Chinese gunboat, and having excry ap-
rcarance of ling built Tora gunbout. Slie
is a email propeller.
Transport Saxon, not in the fght.
Two or three small sailing vessels prtxi
ously taken os prizes.
On the night or Wednesday, the 31t or
December, tne Wetfield anchored in still
water beloxr the town, off Pelican's Spit, and '
t r t ru v.
on l.-ir further down liens
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tnc entrance ot the ,
cnanncl, and tlie ottiers were o"" ..t-.... w....
farther off, excepting tho Harriet Lane, it is undeniable, that deaths and xrounel
vvbich was still nearer the toxvn, and, from Laxeftllen to t'lieirbt in a Tar' less proior
bcr position, controlled the railroad and all .. . . , ,
passing rrom Eagle Grove to Galvcston.-a , "on tha" ,n " '"e S' TroiH several
distance of some four and a half miles. otherStatrs. mu,li tli more abundantly
The town is situated on Galveston Island
which communicated with the main kind, by
a magnificent bridge-, over which the Galves-
lUUCllxl 11UU-IUU ItelllllW
of the fehcU
jn the fact that tbev can
ton snd Houston Railroad ran. Thc.wbclc s.
rinto Galteston lay
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r came, even with their
artillery, over this bridge from ther ma:
t t "I . . -. -.i .1 . tL-.i
cntered j-j- 6r i
otDt.r confederate commanding ofheer, by the
tprm etr ttfiii'h t nr- nnneeo wnt. nttt. tn ino nw-
tnTC1 1J citbcr'tHrtt" Also, rteillafriet
off tho Galveston end of the bridge; and the '
rebel, were allowed to station ittcrr- at
the &glc Grove end. It was further under-
stood that the e-onre-dcratcs Verc not to usk
tho hM&. ;n nnvjKtilc Ilu,nner. such as for-1
the transportation td-fnsiis. or artillery. Tlie i
bridge was very extensive, and the de-ire ti
sa,e it i,lhc only explanation. '
Mvnl fJm f)nji, aB 31HJ u(. 1C ,
42d Mass. under Col. Burrill-. stationed pn. a '
wharf nt the eusfieni end oTthetitwn.' Onfhr '
ry foiw ia tbe we-.teraTrt ofthcaty. ten
atf emtlb. tmm I mm rU-t unnnnnml Hinnn. '
of a h06tne force, and Col. "IJurrill. I
barricading theentrane-e to thevxharf nxvaiteil
The rebels opened fire xxith Ii"ht artillery.
but did little ihimagc. Tbe enemy was fair
ly repulsed twice, liotxxithstanding his artil
lery, while our tresji bad noneaiid not
withstanding he liad ten nieu for e-rt-ry one
or our-. Daylight sboxxisl white signals on
the Harriet Lane, and Col. Ilurrill sent a Isxit
to the Oxx-aseo, the ro-areet vessel, to nst tl.o
meaning, llore the boat could retuni,
bowcvi-r, tbe L moil tnii had sum-ielered.
Vk ;a ndditi to their prisoners,
enptuled 30.IM.IU title ewrtridgt-i and ofM)
l.b'lrs mid olHI sbox'el-.
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Tlie I ks ot thc L111011 lain, iurci- was r.uile
small prooaniv imu nion- man 1 kiucm am
j WW1I jwj
" The Harriet lowe, a-i Won- ineiiti ined,
sent up signals aliout lalf fsist 2 in the
inorning, announcing the ayroach e.r a n-b-.
el foiee. Immcdiate-lv the fleet xra arriu-s!.
.... -Wl-.tneld lnuihsl .11. nnclior e:A ran
round near 1'eliein Spit, intending to take 1
Hern there wire mark fonr fallsou...
i immcdiate-ly signaled far ns-istane-e, and the
I litton xxont to lier nn.l trieil to haul Iter oil.
Simultaneously, two rebel gunlioats bare
Iown "I"J" the Harriet lane, and sliq in-
et3n,I.V "l1 f-'J'''1 firc.f on them .Jhc
Ownsoo, too, eliinieil in, and the combine-el
fire betwee n them anl the re-M liouls, to-
gethcr with the 1 at tie on shore all in the
tlorloiit ilarlni..- ..f niTlitfii,iiiiil n scl'tie
that surpasses, the. inost brilliant- uttcr? of
The Oirton fuiind it iuitsi-sible t. haul ofl ,
the Westfie-Id, and leaf ins her, started to the '
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aid of the Harriet lame. Tin latter xeecl
was ill the ecntre of the fire at the upper
end of the town.
. the Clifton wn piling
the Inr, the nbelk oKW'l Crc on her from
Fort Point, w here tltey had mounted two
guns during the night. During this time two
more relicl gunlxxiU wcrejutt aero Pelieim
Srit. which isa mere taini bar, nnd at that
it',,.. . r l T!
I"305 onli "
were apinrentlv watching the performance
Af the un f0 rr,r tw0 more
smoke-stacks were seen in the distant haze.
etoSening more ol tnc nondescript reoei .
craft. Troops were still pouring across the
idge and'a rc-U-l fettcry0 stationed at
Eagle Grove, on the southern end or the i
bridge, and two others were on the laain j
land just at the other end. They evidently
meant to destroy tho bridgeratherthanallow
it to be retaken"! tho federals, and their ,
trwii crossed without restraint. The town I
seemed full of rebel infantry and cannon, and ,
there must hac len 3,(KH) engaged on land
alone. The Lane unfortunately was aground '
when attacked, and therefore unable to use ,
"5 S '
: r.n nf tl... st.nmer.. .nuMii- her
. iu f(.w minutcs. ju. thN time the
tUrf tttarncr had run alon-sldc of the liinc,
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and the shahooters opened on ,the gun-
ners, all oi wnom were Killed in u snori iimc,
Waiiw ijht. A? soon as Captain Vainwiight I
fell the Tcxans boardeil the vessel, and atter
1 : lr... t... ,1.. ..flWr nntl
men, capturid t.tr.
The boarders from the cotton lsjat
crarv with rum, and itvxas with the greatest
difficulty that the reM commander could re
strain tnem trom murdering all the prisoners.
! ..it, ..f.i ...llnnt rrt-xvof one hund-
diivl and thirty only about teneseois'd. The I
rest were nearly all shot, stabbed or thrown
overloard, mtrcileswly nnd witliout quarter.
The txvo reKI lsjets "liad gnipjilol her on
each side, and while their sharpshooters shot
the gunners, hundreds of the infuriated and
drunken soldiery Ind lsunhsl Isrr.aivi fought
btr brax c cr,-xv to death. It i related of lu r
no'de eoanninJr, Captain W'ahiwriht.
that he killed two rebels xvith hb sword jhM
liefore he was shot tbroughtbehoadbvunotb
cr. The Confederate next turned their at
tention tj the ."nited States Steamer We-t-feld,
acting oramander K.-nshaxv, lying a
short dictame otT.anl which was still agrouod
After an inn.' dual attempt to et hit xesael
el.r. (Jommodore Kensliaxx hcl.l a brief ein
sulcationwith his oflia-is. the result of which
was a unanimous determination to hioxv the
Vttfield up. The crew n tninstenl to
the Mary li-jardman. and the WesiCjd a,
set on tire. The last !"ont lay niKbr the
M'fsttiehrs )oxx just ready to moveolT con
taining the (. oiniiioiloro himself. 1st j'out.
Zininiennan. Chief Kngiii.,-r (ireeneanda
erexx of six no li. For some r-oii tlie flames
r -ache-l the magazine at once. V tin whole f.re
j.irt "f the gunboat wo whirliil in the air in
tliousindsol" fragin'tiis. Th.'suirs and strips
xxere tlmtingat the lam- wirni the exjilosion
took jilaiv. TiK-re w.-i,- alamt a hnndre'l
ljadul sl ll on the de-rk. for the- aeti m which
lad been epeete-d. and sow 'sf tbest- shot
into the air xith tin- -xplosi.i. Inrstinu high
up, aliutr.t anions tie el.Mid". Tin- v,s,d
was x holly silit Imek to the sm-tke-staekiwl
eme end xxa bjoxxn awx to Uie water's "Ige.
Nothing more xvas ever seen of tV t iniuio
dore. Xedhing more was ever s-en f his
fhe other federal veeels immoiiatair left
i the ltnr. the relwl-fidloxein. them as bra.
possiblo with their artilbTy and sieamed ror ! f t,llu u "f1 if Tut the
' N'exy Orleans. The reVs-1 "cotton steamer rol- J baUeting to-day. He las alrealy very ftilly
Imtd. and when near tbe lar the Clifton reviewed tbe history of the rebellion, and laid out
turned and snt a -hell, which had tho effect , TOk for fiTe ,a bmln at, jn Mtim fSl
oi lurninz uer wick eo ciaiveston. i mie
coming out the Honduras was met xvith a
1 part ot the treKjps. on board. Sho headed
1 again for New Orleans on learning the lieww.
I The Harriet Lane was oco of tfie ljet and
most efficient vessels of her elvss in the Navy,
1 bo cstfccld was originally a New lork
terry toat. armed and iron ptatetl, aiH baa
proved lierselfa very servieenhle vesecl.
We draxx attontion to the cireunir letter ,
from Dr. Piturs gixingderiraMeinlorination
I for making the- Irosjiital in tbcState as com- .
I fortable at the-y should l for tlie sick ami j
' wounded. Tbe vtwrriing of tbe- seooiMl jarm
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1 is sueb. Iter ham unavosdaldv) tliat
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night suppose aid given by ernxHiters,
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'je limited to the ne-cesMtii. of Vermont ,
. is to be
' soldiers. We should be sorry to haxe our
people content xxith so narrow winded a f
j cbantyai tlavt. It is all right for us to fe-el
a specivl iiitcrewt in our own friends and
ncighliors, and that xxe should do all that xvc
I e-an to relieve their wants ; yu we must re
member that they ale no more soldiers of tho
Cnited States, devoted to the sense of our !
I common country , than arc the men fromoth-
cr States. Tho just claims for the suffering
sblter nreeonnl for nil n,t shmiM Sssis f
Itt-tancee by the thousand muot oc- i
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cur, where a soldier trom one State is in-
want and no aid rrom that particular State '
is at bind. Tlie-aid must bo freely given
tvhcrevrr thv ntf-d ijud from whatei or sup- I
lies arc nearest at hand
Tims fur in the i
xxar. tnougn our xermtint troonsxrrieiietilieu
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t.it. o.!tf.n 1...A nntlll th,.r. n..t.l-
should wc pour out from our ilomolicstores,
to relieve tbe ne-cessitiea of tlio-e- xvho liavc
been called t.i sufiering in greate r measure. 1
As- illu-trating bow impossible it i-. even
if it xrrre desirableas it ivrtainlv is not I
tn Kjrtr.r-ritp rnii limit in riirrW-f tAii.- th
ftrcms () ,licl) arr ,
antj. florin. f(ir tb,. hf.;vr lhv ,h
oinde0 and ncMituto ol rar soia.ers.
ijit,. facf-frusr nr. irrtr-T-e.tris;S n-eirt Jnt rww
, . ;h )(f -? fri,cn(jfnI-.
1 I '
Frank E. Howe-, of.tho New Lngland
gjldierV Kdief -s-oeuition. lOI I'.roadxray,
Xew Y()rk an(, Ui,M ;n i,w.,ls r lat. ;
i-l-'. i- ..r in
lheAss.s-,atioii.-l-it is.te.1, , "founde-d by .
thc -f .NVw j,,,, ,- y,.w ,
York i" but' it, l.-n.-voI,-.,. is n.-.t ixarroxx,,! .
bv anv -tate or local limsi. Fnn April 0,'i
,;, ..... - o.
iei-.io iiews-inwri, inciu-ixc. sick 1
auJ woiiiMle,lrdiialilevl soldier, wen- reliev-
ed wild taken rani of by Ibo As.s.iali..n,
from SdelinVrent State, 10. we-ll as from thu
' Ilegular si-rx ice and United States Xnxy.
Aid tlien, say xve. the neisly and s tlicring
I in and of wir own State xvbe-rever they are.
' and ja-t n's rrevly s,l R.- to tlieit Assrw-hi-(
tion, to the Veniiouter's As-is-iatioii nil. the
. Genera! Solitary t 'oailoi ion in Washing
'toll. All need mrteiia fur esauataii: diitribr
tiuil, all e,ei)ieaTite :is inrts of one gn.?it ami
in.srtaiit sysii in for iiidingaisl aiiifortiD
ill bun-Jrev!s of xvay-. Ijeymid nnd
. onlsMc of tbe regular t.MHi-nuneiit llos i
I tills, Imt in harmony with tla-m, tie- nAer
ing itnalid e,f imr ttvit nniir.
AsoriiEit IVtr Ukj has ltn d
his firiu in .tsTtbe x
0.n.!u- Note - of this place on
Oolel.ii.ti r. The lsl fti fiir s iiihmvi-i !, I
a!s - .t -1 ft ehep
l'linlicc i ibc 1iiiinillc Jajtrmtl -y,
"ihiej- nbii talk of 3 reoonstitn-tliiii f th,.
I'ni-in, with Vew ljtglaii.1 bit esit, an- no
better tharthe other rebel-," which state
ment tersely fums up the whole fjnwuon.
Correspondence of the Free Pro".
f' The Xew York legislature.
.Uvvr?S. V.. Jan. 10,
U tar Fret Vrtn ;
A .litical lomb shell burst in the As-
mldj. Chamber hcrjlhii morning and me re-
suit lias been sufficiently comical to be of interest
jn , s,,, than New York. When the"
. j..iii,m x '
House had been called to order at II o clock, A.
M.. to-day, and the usual preliminary eiercises
had ben concluded, and jost ai the monotonous
legislative amusement of ballotting for Speaker '
was, as the spectators supposed, about to be
resumed, Mr. Sherwood, the Republican candi
date, rose in his place and in a few appropriate
nords stated that he sboul I withdraw his name
from the contest which had teen so long and so j
usdessly imaged, in reference to the speakership.
.'ir. ik, no swimiw cUmu .u ,
the list of candidates voted for In the preliminary j
R ClJcns .tthegothesession.
1 1 b
' oi itatcd that ht alM declmeJ 1
candidate, as he was convinced that it would be
impossible to organire the Uou;e by adhering t
j.trietlw to the party lines that had been drawn.
- ,,. h. .,,, Tn f. ;
Mr- Callieot of Kmgs County, as .Mr. Sherwood
as no longer candidate. It i important to
understand here that Mr. Callieot is a democrat
and has supported the democratic candidate thai
far in nntvisitifiii ti. Mr Sh.rwr,!. TTis intm-
tiou of the Republican, then became at once ap- !
parent. They jroposcd to elect a democrat in
opi-osiUon lo a democrat, and it was scon evident !
tint Mr. Callieot was irtv lo the arrange- '
10cnt. Tlie cat was out of the bag aud an ex- :
.:,;.., ,nlni A fw trials cn side issues :
that wcie raivl, showed tlut the tic vote cn
cvtry qutiwii wuitu iinii'.".
.r i : . t ! l . l . .. ..:i I I
i-tnl no longer, fhe Republican pHy wsre one j
vote strongsr than the lieroocrat'.
A motion wbs now msdo to procl to tmllot j
for speaker a-
heretofore. Tbe Dcmrats had
no resource but to stave off the balloting in seme
wy. A motion was ratde to postpone the bal
loting one week, but the one majority of the Re
publican division of the House rcful to agi-tv.
Other motions were rapidly made and negatived,
anything to )m the time until the democrats
could make a uioxr. B.it it would net do to al
low them to proceed very tar. anil so a Republi
can HHixed tlie previous question, which would
compel the vote est election cf speaker t t-e ta
ken it the motion tor lh- previous question pie
xailcl. The dn.y;rats s,w that they were
cauirht. What was to W dote? It was movrl
(to gain time) to Uy the notion en the tible.
Tbe (lk (acting tempiwsrily as Speikrr) rulfl '
this last inolk.n out ot order , as it was, beyond
all questioiu Tom. r. Field of N'ew York, ap- ,
iW frcm the derision the Clerk, and de
manded the y and Bys w his apwl. When
it eaiHe to b'ts turn to or hea-kedto lexcuscl ,
from voting, awl elaiwwl ibe right to gixehis
reasons. This rigkt ol cvurM- reuVl rot be dc- '
rued him, although the rule rrquires in suth I
case tbvt tbe aMinber shall V' kept strictly to
tlie reasons, and way not pi Kyond then. Mr. ;
FWd bsgaa his renurss at abrtit 1-o'ebek.
ti-Jtx. Ii is ihiw- iat oVhs-k. antl Mr. HfU
is sil( sj-wking. Vanou efarts hats Nrn j
tuaIc to quiet him, tnt noder tbe nrctsnee of , 1,1
giving his reasons wax he wished to be eicuscl
frum voting in reference toa point of ord'r of no
real eotiuene, h has talked against time for
more thaa four hours, and declares his intention
Missouri Compromise. It is I think impossibli
to conceive of any subject so rrrnots from tbe.
indiviouiiity of Tom. C. Field that be will pet.
in some way nuke it a revson why FifU
shall be excused from voting in reference to .
aotiuo of no consequence in itsrlf. and about
which there is no reasonvble doubt The- laugh
ing aud cheering in the lobbies and en the floor,
the non-en e and tom-foolery uttered by a man
roused to talk again-t time by the hour without
any prepurativn, the interruption" ir. the way of
calling to order &e., have raid a very spicy dsy
of it. It ii quite a relief f.-om the uonMony that
has hitherto prevailed.
. , .
LiTSK. Tom C. Field bss wmriei out the
opposition, and they haxe conscnte-d
with thagi cement that the balhvt fur
speaker sbsll be bid at 1- o'clock, M. to-morrow.
In the mean time the democrats will cook
a new dish. We will see whit it i to-morrow.
AtntM, Jiimsiy 17, lfoS.
f'nt Trett :
The Assembly Chamber ct this
state bus been the s.-e-rio of the most atrocious
ruScanism to-day, that it was ever my fortune to
witness in any public body. The Democrats,
nuuing no means Ol escaping IIIC election OI .or.
.IU . -1 1 " Zr . 1,11 . . I 1 !
' . . ' !
oe lead, t.y sheer bullying preveutesl a ballot be-
' ..: , . . .
o,Sw.,rU. .1 e... os ,rwu,,w u.n .s (
lor cpeaner na oeen mo-ie a special order tur to i
nitr. ttt 1 m rmt rnvul nnln- nei 1I ri-i1f
1 1 'n . .. . a
u .. .. . ..... . ...
cncerwi ity mose siauonea in tne joooies. ana mo
talk -tinst time and threatening continue,
until an adioumtceut was ajrxrfd to. It is ilifh
cult to wneesve of a morr rotlr irtorrnance
than has tn achiexel under ths lrrtense of
tarrying forwarel the bu-inef of organisation, j
Tlie Assembly Chamber was literally turned into j
alnr-res-m. Not only was bar-nsjm slang in- j
dulgtil in, but the speakers stopped to take j
stiirhenn in the midst of their remark", and in
f"il view e,f the publie. This is no exaggeration.
,l "V eem to those uninitiated in New Vork 1
jvlitics; it i- the literal truth. Such things '
are dune on thc rioor.while in the gallery cries of !
" bully for you!" and either eouxlly pertinent
cerements, are heanl wjih great lrro,utncy..
The txe itinc sti at H tMat.itr.n, Pe.
groxxing out of tire e lection of a I. S. Serta
tftr. is thus noticed in a letter .
sri, n. , .i...i i i v
.... e..o..o..i u-.o", ij j,imo.j. coerv !
seatonthrlloorofth.-bi'nseiind every fesit
,f Hamlin- room w.i filbsl Tb,. "l-.
eloorxxnv leading from the rotunda inb tlie
llon-e xxas impassable.
file IsJVS I'lUldllXlvl flu lElf-l-n XlMle Il.lll1l.4t
""" "ui !" "" . "te
(icrs on plates, and they kept up n lTrt-
uai Iniman te-Iegraph line between the State
iiitot and the Morse instruments at the re- t
ir o'fiev. "When tho Senate entered the-
gular oinev. tx ncn ttio senate entered the
room it wa-onlv by dint of lo.p.1 r.n.t,r.,
and they found 'but a limited number Sf
ehairn for theiracoummesJatiou.
The lsillotting commenced amid some noise.
but .i-ocecdcd m tolerable ijuietuust until
the name of ll.e last nii-inlsr xrj called,
w1n-ii ii -lhitit l.n.ke forth. Tho wiM Ki., 1
wtis tiiken 1111 by the tlensp i.us ..r I... ,
Isrings in tin- rotunda, and w- earrie.1 from
there to the ttwi.l in the o-n nir nniler the
Anx Democrat voting for aituoii Caiueroti
Would hme; U-c-n annihilatiil. If this had
leit takni pljes: on the sj.it, it would have
isccurreil within tiventx--toiir Hours. Of the;
four or fixe hundred men
the 2nlb-ri.il '
jxerv one xxae I.rox;.le,l ,,;,(, a printol hand-
I..1I hfii in. mi'.la.I 01.00 it ... I ...... lA.t
me uaintw 01 an u-e l-ln(-;rati.- me-mlvr1.
Tiiis xxus ii-feneil to xxheii ereh vote n
There ii reason ti K
-lie-xe t (ni t many
Kiton even- armesl.
- 4- v - - -
'' - Pi r.ije lst iiTS7-.' Wi- uni indilutsl to
JIoN.'Siumo-i FewiT of. ti e Seiiatr, nnd Ho.v.
I'oavts 1!.VIJ.B nf tin- ll'ir.M , Sir i.npirlint
J'roni n exawjnatkio -rf b esbook in the
office of Collector Baxter, H J Team that the
number of apjHcatiorw for JiccnM! in tho
town of Rurlinjrorijilca up to. Deeenibcr I-t,
were 31.". KigJt"r ten or he-e wire bj
arti- m-iding bm. ll acttally doing T,uSi-
, i v
I.iqu. V dfailers.
Hotels. d P"""1'"? hou,-M''
. , , , .
No manufacturer., tfe required to take out
licensn unless their manuractures aiount to
over ?1000 a year ; that a large nural'er
of small meebnnicsarc not licensed. Tliosevrho
are required al-3 to jny manily. n tax
upon tbeir goods maniitiictiired. Tfccamount
pf tax earie, on diO"ernt. trticlcsj.
The whole amount of monthly tax. for No-
vemrlBH,wis .677,45. exoluix orthatof
the Chamnmi'i Transportation Co., whidi
... . .. , v .
can hardlvl- considered us tesDCging, to this
. i. . -1 1 !, .. .
Thefollowin n Iid s aoutl'ir tlx for
Jfoiember, in iimounrt ier'ly oxer
Champ. Trans. Caupany, 2s0 33
AVinooski Mill " 130 Ol
11. A. Van Nainee. 134 12
Cronibic i Kimball, M
Benjamin , 11 ili
J.H. I!ru..V. 01 10
Culver A Turk. 30 M
There is a tax laid upon silver ware-er
the amount of lortx ouno-s. anl ix iisi
very enrriage vuluett atnver .57." Mf. This
tax is id by tbe following nurnber.
roris in iwdi toxsn in ihe lot nty .
In Burlington by ?e i (.
" Bolton " I
" Clehc-ter ' 27
' Hhiesbeirgh ' 10 "
Hontiiigtnn- J "
.lrihis ' 33 "
' niehtneHsl " 21
!beJhun " 6 '
' I'ndi-rhill " If
Wsstfiwd - f "
" Willi.ton - 2- "
Therr are. of the-e.l.x person- in Finrlinr.
n who are taxed fr silver ware, cm in
I Ceslehexter and two in Milton
The applie-atioixs fur licps as liqisor
b-ilers nntnlrr 33. all lut one. rej,Vnlers.
Tin- tax law expressly provW'-s that a liern-
s liquor dealer "shall not atithoriw any spir
its or liquors to I- drunk on the premises'."
The li,vne only protect from pmess-atinn
by the I'niteJ State? anthtwities Tr icfring
irg tbe Revenue laws. Wo presume tbera
ap- some c willing to tale tbe riV " t".
S. laws a- ther are or the State laws.
Tnt MrDoivjiLCortT orluctxr l-r"-ti.nt
Okmrs or lKtaintT l.tMt. In too
McDowell Court of Inquiry n Friday. th
following important orders, i-s-ut-d by Pni-di-nt
Lincoln in .Tanuary snd Msreh last,
w ere- rewd
Kxsanvi .Mixsiov, )
WvniCTON, Jan. 31, ls.ti2.
Prejident'i Spmol Order Xo 1.
Ordtrtd, That all the eiispo-able fore-e tf
in. iiiuij ot inr i viuuiDL, mtrr pro, luing
safely for the defence of Washington, Isr
formed into an expedition for the immediate
obje-ct of se-izing nnd excciipving a point upon
the railroad southwesxtwarxiof what i" known
. , , . : .ii i . : t l
President's fltneral War Order, .Y.3
Ordr-td, That no change in the ln-c of
operations of the army of the IVxomae shall
ne made witliout leaiinz 111 and about
Washington such u force t? in the oi inian
- f .i f l r r-i.re i .1... , '
or the General-in-Chierand tho i-ommanders
or all the army twps.s'mll b-axe: the said cilv
-n,.." .. ,K.o ..i.....
"I ' I i"'
oO.OOO troops) of said armv ot the Potomac
shall be moved er. rourcfor a new base of
operations until the navigation id the- Pnto-
mac from Washington to Chc-apeakc Bav
shall Is- free from the eneniy'e batteries and
either ed-truetions. or until the President
shall hereafter give express, pe-nnisiaon.
That any movement afore-said en route for
a new base of ojwratieins, which may lit or-
ni luc, nerai-incimt, and which j
;,.,. ... , . n .'
av a- evirlv m the the 18tli of March in- '
stunt. Riid the Ge-ne-ral-in-Chier shall Is- re-
lnib!e- that it ) inoxc us early n. that
Ordered, That the-army and i.axy eosip- ,
ite in an immeIiate effort to mpturc thu (
"iny'e batteries upon the Potomac l-rtween
AVashington and the Chesapeake Kay.
Mgned A BRA HAM LlN't'lHJv'.
'" T,J'. Adjutant General.
Tnc following nl.x
appears, among the
! ppeumcnta -iibniittt-J to
I' XT-onrt of Inejuinr
i W.xsuim.ion. Fe-Ii. .1. 16;.
i Major General MrCJellan.
My Dear Sir. lou and I hare distinct
and aifferent pbns for . movement nfthr r- !
my r tho Potomac vours to I., down the
d,r . r, ,
and acrosje by land tn the terminus of (l,..
ra,lroal1 on trie ork river : mine to move on
rr twilit to the railroad wmthwest of ANnns. I
-svts. it you win gixe; me satisfactory answer I
to the following questions, I whall gladly
yiclel my plan to yonrs :
r irst. lioe not your plan inx-ulxea .-nntlr-
'ilrS,T exl'ndiure of time and money than
a:. ..r.: j e----v
Stsxmd. Wherein is u victory
lain V-r,J'"r,l'Ii". !?!,n roinp?
Third. herein is a victory 1
more nlin. i
We by your plan than by mine 1 I
hourth. Would it not, in fact. K- lew va- '
biaUe- in thi-, that it would break no grt-at
line of the enemy's emmuiiii3tti.ui whiL.
In cs-e of disaster would not a
1 more difficult by- your plmi
w' retreat I
SllI.M-Llsri.ksDl.-tKlliIlt.il. Most of Ihe.) ro-
uiiurut busine-s., u,ul in Matlnud, iraxe orttsl
not to lake nnv sliini.li-.nr-, or in.;:,;.!...!
.;!l.v.ks :,iu.r ,,', wrt.k. T,1(; lllrlvllllll f
Springfield refuse theui afte r thc let of Fels
rusrv. lliey should ! sent out of usi- everx
An or-li-r from ,. Wur De,,r.1..,,1,..la,e..
the- olh inst.. eonetitnles the tn.nr. (,. il I
n.n.on.i,rlui:..ir,i..i.,.. . ..'.: ""
u. ,01 ..uu uni r.-iii .xnny tAirie".
and designates! Mai. Gen. . p. Jlink
Uii-ireouiln.-in.h r. 'Ibis pn.lnl.lv vttlr-s the
question eif (on. Ituller's n-turn t-t the De-jrtment.
us .-inim-viir uuiicuerii . mi ucuiiis m w in i ctougniun. iu a general onler, r-sueel a uav or
the direction e,f the General-in-Chief, and ,w dedires that in theea re-fu. 'this
the expeslition to moxo ts-forc or on the "A! . .
day of February next. ' bngade already prtsents a Uvwsbk ewntraM to
AhkiK-vv I.ivcuix. 1 ,h treops of other States, around us; and I be
Lxurnvr M.xsto. March S, lStii. iirr' il wentioninj; only an tcknewledjed tot.
Correspondent ol the Free Press.
PROM THE 12T1T KECI.HKXT.
Cir ii:K F.icrix C U..
January 10, 153. )
Vrcc Frtr I'rtn .-
1 must alter tlie tl I hire
v ritten by Ptrcr of a t eh eiiKnth"i hiUk. to Do
which remind; that the old year lias l-ceu
lUJ'ie inio me iifw sine i inc iu inc
moDtbs ofour term of service. IT -ia1K hope
that the coming six will deal witV -as is grntly
as hate the pst three. Kouglt apirtVmsof
our vjdisr's lift hive ln, and anlP.e as Stall
has Iwn to the comfort and f,mt f ir Ver -
ment homes, we luxe thus fir seen tat little of
the roughest part of war. But it mul come,
though its approach ii so gradual that, we hsrd-
ly perceive it. Frcm the scuritj rf our camp
ef instructicnon Ca4tol Hill, wfttrujo.1 to the
more arduous duties of work en intrenchments
and pkket service, at Camp Vermont. We ex
chsngeil that fr our presen'. more exposed '
position, while pijket duty n.ean actixe watch I
for rtbrf cavalry, and where some ef our regi- '
mtni have actually met ard drawn trigger on
, the enemy. In line, no. eubt, will come the i
1 still harder experience ef protracted marches. '
of the sfcoek and trist -nf battle, of wound' and
capture and death ft r some of us. More thvn
and deadly in fatf .re, because, waged with a
foe miidered ra frivations and losef property,
and especially it the lYoclaraation of Freedom. '
We havt 3rBi'ycearJ to bear muh talk about
"Isaying t.-war." It is ownol to be wrk and
pMty ramett woik, now-; and if it grows ht
tr a" a rifle, it will cf course It the hirdsr in
its parts. But come, whvt will, I for on? and
I lke I ara one of raanv tbeisind snA
lull -endure hardness" the more cheerfully.
and tgkt, whtn caBed to, mere heartily, be-
cause Frrdom t,s bien prethimrd throughout
the Lund for whoseunity and wrifjre we stnig-
gte. though its full aoctniplishmtiit may cost
,r? of trial and trouble.
I promt,! once, I think, some little deKrip-
j tion of our prest-nt caniji. It is on a pleasant
slojie, stretching in front to the south-at out to
! u l-rood Consul .Variai, between us ami Faii
r - .... , , , , -
theB!tt wind. brrol near by on oar bn. af-
fere-, us witsr for washiii?, ami a spring, fifty
e sixty rtsls (tf. gives water for eijoVing ami
driaVing. rrjpinental onler (irhids theent
tmg of the trei within '.is ysirtb "f the c-wip.
and thns er'nres to n tbe . mwnteitt ami pro
tectsvn of oitrtn wverjrieens. TV- errmnd has
t-em nicely cleared and lex ileJ. and Ihe urss-r-brnsh
ent away from ursler the trees tsrnr the
camp. tn the whole, it
is the pksasantest siwt
w- have as , oeeunssj. nnd if we nmst spewl
ine wvnter tn tftis region, we shall He emtent t
Sfs-nd ii here. Tket'olonel a let ha sutf haxe
had their tents surrounded hy sielrs of split logs,
with lire-places awl ehiwri-.xs of briesk. nukhur
err enmfcruble hnhiutions; and the men have
f-r the next part ra sed their tent- on stockade
ol logs, adding greatly tn their eon fort thongh
detraetim; s-messtut tn-m tbe externa! appear- ,
ane of the eonpnnv streets, for it i- napneaible
to git.-1 a row nt little log hat", plitereil with
ntod. the neat aptiearanen of line . f simple
i tents. Still, neatneM arst eleanlbvf are sr-ru-
imbmsly aliraoVl to. awl tbe geaeral gonl
health of the Rsginwuit u eeaitrasted w-tth tbe
avenge uf the imjaotl of this brigade, bean
strong tcstir-any to the good care of nor Colonel
'. ami hi sahocllnate eiQrers. in this p-irtie- '
'. uhr. I
1 nra-t Mt enit to nrsation that our csrap is '
graced by the ovatnat preseoee of the amiabla '
ami aeeempHshed wives of Cobwl IHont. Uent.
I Col. Faraham and Capt. Ornsby. who ha : tak
en qairters with their hasbaods, aiwl shsre
csnp fre with them, interest tasmselves ;n the
hospitals and i--k men, nnd give tei us all, ra
measure, the reining and restraining rrnenre
of wumii'i (re-eaee, without which any col-
lection ef men bennies more or less XjUt a bear 1
me time ot tne rrgunemt, at present, is mnm-
ly devoted to drill, with cxasional efAa-k of
picket duty; and we aw on the whole, ming
oarkM ixregres. in d-seiplia- ami drill. Gen.
i . .
J to ray that the Twelfth leads the Brigade, in
general good appearsnce on the parade ground
and good order in camp. I might go farther
I1 '"at ration "hieh CapL Page
l 11. .1 . . .
oompiny holds in the regiment, in the particu
lars named, but 1 modestly refrain. If it is see-
nd to any, we of the Company would like to
know ir, and to learn the reason why.
Ni one of the company is st present hi hos
pital. Coll" ami coughs are pretty 'prevalent.
Mherwi'ethe cenipany i in first rate physieil
January li, IKS.
My letter was interrupt"! by an onler whnrh
ntM th right win-of tbcTwilfth oat ob nick
ft duty at Chsntilly. The twenty-fia.r henrs
,IM m't I"4" "itlwut some iiicilfaf, which
'hey were the first of their kits!, nie-ht deserve
inmlien; Imt hiving ali-ewly gi,m vu .seone
idea of jket duty bere. I let then p. ordr
inf lh, Cim "v
. . "
lh"''or" - the extra
whieh was stesl in
trane front, bst ptne i.f in
repntxtion for coolness and gwnljudgiaent. ineir-
cumstancrs whwh ntTordol some in-liavtien of
bow thc men will M14,
we are enjoying, this evening, a visit frem enr '
mend, aiwl Itilow-towmman to most ef us. J. ,.
Slssrld. lbs well-known and learning face and
beany greetings, bring to ns as much of liur-
" 7 T ' P'""
lours, nr.. (j.
There,irt of the N-iiate; evininitter- uion
"1C transisirt-i of tlie Kauksrxreslition. while
1 "1 t aoiicrauug x.iinimtlore an.I. r-
nut. expresses crinEdencr in bis reetitude
but -aye thai T. D. Southard, employed as
an assistant by Commodore Vamlerbilt", nnd
ugrt-eing to work like him, gratuitously, n-et-ixtsl
tviiunissions from the oxxners, "xurv
uig from 5 to tl l-o j.r cent from the cha'r-
....o.o-. .ne lonimiu-e reprcnrnil this
practice of rect iriiig .-..nimi-ion-. iuite sexe-r-ely,
uivl reel ,,., tKlt sj,,,,,,,,! r,lU;r.
e-el In refund. Tlie cviumitcv itusure ll:c '
guxerniiie-iit for not mailing itw-lfofthe law
miiming tiirei.-nnxnl o.Tiirrs to N- detaileel
fir the purpose ot iii--cting trau-rts m
the eerx ice of IN-war deirtnient. Iniidental
Ix the i-iiiiuiittcc intimate that in the yets,,
ofi.trcri-vjolitioiis the government is c,,.
re blami-Hhlc. Th.- n-intilv ? ogi-i-tei), ars-1
, to whMi iimcliinn.irtdne-e.-i-"atuicf:iil,i. tlnu
of uniting competition, git ,ng the shipown
er ol tlie country an opisjrtuuitx te, make
, pn.)seiil- witliout iiiit-ni-iit;oin)fi,TrrnIllt.m
adults, ni.diienf..re-t-meIitorthu Lixr which
iin.e tine ami iniprisunmeiit us.n M,.
, in the- goxetntm-nt e-tiiployment win,, fr ,,
. oin-tdemtimi, pns.un: ev.ntracts of any d.v
... ' . " torx, vxi-
the- MnroM.s : "I !, kt Juv jn uar
iv..neo yo..r Virli.-'' "Ikrlnini;-. Wbieb
I.- I.,- want : the giil tlt traits "iu t. L at
chi n or tin- girl tint washes.?"
isx ein noose, em wriKn take insce me one- i , . r-- i rx...
1 ' would sav That money sent to CeDeral IMvjs
adr drills to whxh Oen. Meoghton treats the Jt ,lif requesting the purchase f Bcl-
Irigwle alm.s ilsilv. Iu the rear, the 1'hm of . stends.Mattrsse al Coverlets, will t propsrly
tem-Ueslfato. fiaegmxe or pines, shaped ! 'MW such purpose and duly krw -,.,
... . , . .. . nletel. Tlss bed-u-wls costing al.mt S4,W,mt-
ls.e three -wis. of s hollow utrr, th ssls- of ; tnt. an! ceorrlets alit Sl.-'A Seme
hV-h extepl out beymul the i-auip on either persons wish tu tit out a bed rntiredvtiisavselees;
b.nA. ml kindly imxcct as from all wink but , "here th s is don" we will hue their in-
' V I . .hI.1 MnnH ik ImMMlt llld ihlX ItldlVWitSAM
' Datid Walker of Brooklini , was found
Jh1 jn the rond near Ncm fane. a week ago
Sindav. He 'Starte5 the night before from
A'ct ffamniert-n. with a jug of liquor, anl
: y T
catnl. He was nuo'lt ti' jtup old.
John tmitli of lJnairrl,wrKiwiirrrttel oil
harge of hiiviug nnmfrivtl his wife, has Uvn
, diw liargcd them not Iwiug e' Mnce ugain't
Him MiftVient t' detain biui.
balf-nittiil Fnm'.hinan, named .I.s-rpli
t ;J. lra Nn arrosted nt ITreJon. on charge
)lf N.ttin tiro ti fi. Ide'e lorn- H fall,
Th. enlrne,. was entirtly eircnm.lantbl but
! r tn,,,;;.
A school hii-e in Scwburj, lound
1-urned downon tbai!snminge"thc$th. How
it took rc. noboilv irsws-. prt-.bly fnm
some carelessnesSi with the tove, xvlii ihe
eehX)l was di-mitsed. All the furniture and
book" were lramnl of urw.
Patents wrre granted .lau. 13th, to J-
How. ofCastleton. for imnrovtmectincamp
1 , ... , , ,. ,
stove-. an-I to a. Whctler. f loultcey.
for improvement in stoie-. ,
in Maidstone Lake with night-line caught j
an otter that weighed K pounds, and tho
i - ..,,. fi. r.e ri ihe. And ef thr '
skin measure, fiv, fet. from the ,d of the
no to tko tip of the tail. I
Tnn Brawls Tiik it is stated will com- 1
tls- i-sue ot froetioroil els-ck. next
,J. I. lJHss, of NurthbeH has accepted
' r call ef tht- voctry and peoide or St. Lake s
. church (Epii-) a St. Albans, and will f nter j
t ,o hi d'ltiew about the 1H of Apru
c; em: ual HosriTAi.,
Bi.tntoRO, Vt. Jan. 14, 1S63.
To tbe Lndies of Ve.rmont.
Since my circular on tlie 5th inst.. Many let
ters have been received, making various enqui-
1 ri snl ssvral vaiusote suircrsutwi-. in ii-i-t.
wil, 'MTi th'ir own names.uton the
ding. The same rule will beailopted in reganlsa
Towits and Counties. SbouM auy i.uiuy envuse
to pruvile 3-"i lssds, a ward will rc-eivt the naaae
v( ihe County.
tunsiileraukt aneniat of articles of bedding,
and clothing are. now on band, and wecannot ssiy
what xdiliijnnal amount will t required for this
hospital. It wouhl. however, be safe to sewl it
here, bei-uuse what is m.t wwntel. can Is? sent tn
Mr. Hall in WashiDgton. (or Venant soWiers
I taere. ana in tne amps. loere s wanted, a
. arsieraee say m jirs-u .iww, imwi ami r-
,1,, thtt civ;; but an f-quors, preserves, ne
OstXTn.Bernt Mtppbrs as mnt liberally "ith
l:.iw r- of i!l kineb, but all the so eslleil dcliea
rie, solilrrs do not relisk. It i" only tbe idea
hat they eona froni Issue, thst mvKrs than o4
eraMe. "This same sentiment wffl Is- better grat-
Med by u-fiil redinj. or pawn neor-sn nrt;-
eles of elothiug.
'.cht-ep- vremnde of cottea. or knit , should
he content, a) .wit IU inches hiarh. white, with
, gma tanstl said trimung. Ul hospital artkhs
tnt are tnnasea, sftonKt He so with tho sx spal
color, gre -ji.
s-T.pirw shsald be ef cloth, with carpeting
soles, and Drawer nf eoeanson pattern, quite
Sewl all artkles to ray address, nurked Hos
pital Supfdies. ami traosporUtion win be paid
h Quarter Master neneral. Cear-e f. 1-
We shall soon ask fcr a cMtribatiem to a
labrary, and at alt tintts, oll aagtnaea. pam-
phle" JTi books, will be aocptahjt
Eo. c. TllELrS Surg CSV
Swrrwo "m Chares and Medical Inrret-ir t.r
Tar riasi ,.f th. Scries of Free Leet.re
ti b- given here this Winter, was delivered
at tbe Town Hall Thursday err., by Prof. N.
j G. Clark of the CnixersMr of Vermont. Wc
furoL-h a full repott
of it. Tbe ubjcl of tbe tectum was tbe
( Deaaocratic Spirit vt llern CmluatioB
t and Culture - the IWr and influence of
j sw nmi lmtviiomu IiMrnirl ; ,Ir,nt.
; ; tBd Mriwi-n i.pj.
The Hall wwa MImI foil wil. -n
aiirlieoe. -rwl .v.. i j .v i
aueJiesne and tho feat UetOfC of tbe A-o-
cratuwi has proved n deeietetl meesssa.
Of (he time and sulyet of the- next Ie-
tnte we presume disc notieo will be -ir,.
l EacoL. The New York Timts. we am
happy to t able to neeure it, U entirely in to the lun over the railroad bridge,
error in its interpretation of the recent" re- , w connects Galxeston Island with tbe
fusnl of the House of Representatives to agree ' raain '-,nd- They al-o hold a !ittery guard
to the motion of Mr. Colfax to di-elmrgc this end of tf.e Itidge. the water Wing
the Committee of Wax s-anil Means from the ' ll"w that we cannot get within gun"
further consideration "of tho proposition tn ' j10' f either. They are in and out allthe
redo.-e tlie duty on forrign tirinting paper f'me, which rcudiTS it unsafe for n te gv cm
from thirty five-to ten tr centum, ami to ' 'ore, as we should bo gobbled up at anv
o.neidiT it (in tbe 1 loose-) immediately. moment. S we have to stick t- our vessef.
Tbi ir action on that occasion simplv nsraut m eooHs-jm-nce reel the wint ef ext-rci
that thex de. lined to give the subject prccc- i terra Rnna sudly. We are to l- attacked
eleiioe oxer all other business that's all. Oat! both from the water and tbe shore, xvhieh
of forty-sexra members of tbe Ilous,. with '. keel- n- eonstantlv on the ab-it Wl...
whom tic have spoke-n with refennce to tl.i
adopted an (.xe-rhi-lming nwjoritv.
n-r.-nio:i, "c ioiidu iit one opiosevi to it. "cwniig inem aisi woull rattier reler an e-
. All the resit appreciates! its ju-tiee and pro- tir n the lurlof theonetnv to the cei-tant
pwn-ii. e ixier ii'os- cireuiBstauees, wc ar- suspense anel anxiety ein the suhsjet. "Ac
. .....V....l .1 1 1...1 ... . I .L..1I .. . - . .
... "iriji ran intie uouni t oat when """'i'' nut cure a sixienii' lor tne whole par
.It It evjines no in il v.otar :it i .. tv if in. luul n....u..L . 1 . l .
... ... .......... i.i.ii noi - iwTOonruLH o loin tiisnii. (in-
nnje(Na .Vor. there is not snfbcient steer tn turn anxunei
. If they enne at us with their light lraf
lwat, xvhb-h are able to go anywhere in 'ir
Ksoiusll I'LUTSxias,'. The lomluo Po-t 'cy. you can sis. what adtantage they hj"
etHtipIains tll tbe number of e-andi-htrs for ! 0UT Ib'wever. I think we will" gin
holy unieri is dimiiiishin;. and that tho-e ' e""' aeeount of tlx in if tht v c.nn "
wIki do rriss-nt thrtiis,lci ;ni:... : Ts.. .. i " a-.: i
, . ,. ."'woo in
f antl K;l,"Ia'"l' to their predee-efjon,.
A eoire-.rne.entiirtheTimfrrniark "Cil-'
mntenth- of the Kn-IKh eW-r
11 . r - . ...iv tt a
1. ,. , - , - " - uuui-
eJiaii, a high church organ, wherein ho who
runs may read that -original, plain, practic- 1
al sermons, lithograj.hed sons to ;,..;,, 1
.. . - . - " - uuui-
iiianuscTipts, ami warnxnteil "to elefy detect- :
7 . 1 ,'furn"fcl.intlH- strictest con .
sermon -liajl bo sent within read, of Viwtl
s-ril-( luui-clf as
a tiergjinan of mue li e.
-rieiKv.' savs (.
will iiroxi.ii- an ri .;,l
manuscript irnuou for s,,,,,,
.1 no minima "a i.s.i1,n,ii.,.i.,.
Another adxtrtiser displave l.i, wans,
theirtitbs wfler, fr
I rayer. Almsgiving, 0!esjirn. ul Chi,,3m,'
Chr,stu,..cw r.; mi ,,, ;
of a sermon on "Hi-ln,,. Colenso's s-kei tie
ijm (in ejtiurs,, of ,,.r.lmtio) , adapt,-! as
the adxertistme,,, M, ..r.
-.uhnnatio,, rtl- faithful, nisi for ,I.
..,........,, IVO-IIITI, 0 ,riMf(
I.kiiwo.m. jviis-rs. -ay that tho negro,-, ,.,.
Idoynl theiw hi fortifieatior- arr literal.
starveij. Ibc ratio.,, ;. t!rt., ari.. y,
dmiit-r, threewjuarterHofanouii.v of ,.t
ami thm. and thrce-.ati,.,,, ofbrewd
withejut meat. rr bn-akrast and rapi.-r--nnd
the bread i- lortx x-sih! imli-itiUe-ViTj .
getl.1-, 12 , 0l ,-, ,r
owner- t.rthe n.-n.-s .re ra&ng n ,
will the matter
.neiHsnini oHiKt ts1K Hnse lor fifty ceiusecu- , roe and .New Orleans.bv submarine tele taph
tive uiHldvs witb.utrejHatinghimseIte.rele- tables. Cvtt,, ; Field". Esi.. of Xew YoA.
gra-lmghirir-eiri.yc.nscious'esinitmm-p!a(cw. is cow here, and has pn-smtesl to thc gox-10.-
LsiiMloti. -tar soys. "Many ortlic clergy j emme-nt an otT.-r from the celebrated firm ef
nreMK todei.iK lor Glass, Elliot A Co., of London, o
rlarsuij.lye.riith.s-rai.h.Jmanuse ripts". , wanufactnrc and submerge a cable, conntct
xvtuch the Star doubts, but its truth is proved ''"S U the point- betw,-cn Wa-hington and
I'V the weekly advertisement., ii. Tl,.. r: Vu-n.i... m. 1 : P .
, f, .NT V"'-'-,or ""uarjiiker' , tsirtance ot sucii
lloZl-n 1'in.lli. a.1.- ll.t-. ..It .. ..
.L. l-n- "'"V :""'ren ,eniun lor thir- ig It nilnntttit Ity
teen shillings and sixpence Merlin-' The -..I- : ter or...m.-..v nn.l
, 1 ... . .... it, oilers 1 " 111. n.,., tmi, aiiinuiitMiii.il ni ini
real maiius-ir.t sermon,, of .-.o,. . ' " 1
iiHitner mixi-rii-........ . - : m.i .. . 1... w . r.. .1 .
hiiher nrie... for tW-.... :." " "4. , ...
"ri . J "'r,r" out very lew 1 menrniot ena-s, muoii a, xo., ia-1 year
lllnes. I Ills writer, who llllblushinofe .1 , lai 1 n .-tble for l... Fn di-b eiwimuient fif.
Xrw or Ihe War.
... r - i . -i c.t.
AurieC" from .New Orlcan to ti c rth tr
Xhe alTiira at Galu-ton on the 23d ult .. had
eaufa gloom am-jng tin-armv and naiv.-
d"jn,Vrarr?fI1. trI,tr''le I'i'
the Seutia, and tall a doren of the rot hir
to recapture the Harriet Lane at all hazards.
alel if jiossible to il-tpy the re's-1 gunKnits
in the bayou Buffalo. Of this exreditien
nothing had been heanl at New Urlsans up
tu the Mb inst.
The following are t'.e detail-of the Galxr
toii disiiste-r to Is- f.Miis-1 in New Oib-uns pn-
At two o'clock o:i the niorniu- ot t' e lt
four relel gunNwts. lini-1 and fortifiisl with
cotton, einergsJ from Buffalo ly into Gal
veston ly. and moved directly to attack our
vessel. The Harriet Lane wasaground, bu
sttex-e-eeltsl in getting several well-directed
shots into on- of the steamers, "inking her in
a very fexx minutes. The sharp-shootern sac
eTTelel in killing the gunner and ("apt.
Wainwtight. When t' e latter fell, the Tex
an" boarded the Harriet Lane and capture-'
her, iner'injS i Heroic defetice from Lerol-n-r?
nisi taeu. Lieut. Lee and nearly all h r
crew were killed. The rebels resxt attacked
the AVestEcld, alstx. Mground. After ineffec
tually attempting to get her iiflesit. a eonsul
tation of ocVeis agrreil to blow her up
Mt of heronx-ers and crew escaped, r.
Capt. It-mshaw. Lieut. Seymour. Fj)ginc-r
Grne two f,oarterniasteis, four marines
and a boat'eciew of five were Mown up wiit-
Tgtnlioat Owasco bad two men killed
8nj nunixW. The remainder of the fleet
eiearVd. The steamer Cumbria, with twn
companies of cavalry, tho horssj 0f the 2nd
Vt J, an1 number of won
trlj cI,iWMi r.wiod for fialvewton, had a car
tow rfcaj-e rrom eupturo on the 4th, but e.
raivil hh-I returntsl. merlin', the Skwnof war
jjn rn mtc f.jr (ialxcfton.
It repirud at Nn Url-ans that the
tW were encroaching upon the union line'
' tn toe noignr-onxsxi oi iwnanwonviue.nur ni
diar was eppre tended therefrom.
A fisrtch,ft-'si 'eT- -Bes-Ko to ien. f n
tit. elated SprirafteVl, Mh, saj h- battle t
that place lawful 13 Isuars. The inemy nut
liereel 5000 piekeil mounted infantry, wu'
two ri:W grins. The expediti in was 6ttj
out on th-Arkan-as river, airl mnrebed
1-ast M mile in 24 hours.
TroiH Nasbvilb- we- team that Oen. llrs.
ban lei eopcrsedesj hy (Jen. Ingtre.
Tbe hitter's arsnx cirje;", re,s-ntlv iu Virgini .
is at ShelbyiUr. Forrest it et til ut Harutl
Shosils. ('scripu are lrserting thu rebel st
ihv nod living to Nashville daily. Tlie in-,
is'risinj xvith feet of water on the -bs.'-
Of den. SherBMu' Kxpeditimi. ihiw i i
iter eoiHrnami of Gen. Mi Cleinauel. rott..i
further is re-jurr.-! than that tie gnnl--aml
the Irnts-rs"'" ud !l ge'f x-r w 1 '"'
I River, or more prorMr the
attack I il'h H srk
tii-n. l.iranl's minx has ouapleteh fallei
bnek I'roro Holly "Springs. dd probaM
Western T-mis-o will Is- ahnnslonei fir rl.t
The r,ld I ss at H-kslwrg is said by eb -H-rters
lo be hvr time our own. The Ap
ja'uS tbe- th nay our loss w- 151)0 and
that of the reln-li but lal,wbi,-b is kn-wn t-
.V b-tter fr mi Ncwlsrn .Un. ltsti., say.
the regular ntnile were t-i Is- interdicted br
short thiM-. and everTthinr; indientH s
heavy movenesnc in some dirtetioD. The
tent "of iron-ebds, wa- lying; in sight. nr
siege gns. awlinm artillery, shell-, ai-.
fixeil anunniiion were ling pat into tsv I.
in hjrgn quantities. h'r Ires if- were r
rally In good hi-nhb.
The Kiehmond Exnnnnet vf i 1-th
We belieye tin? ilett--4 wnr -oi s le....
scale is nbunt t-i lie rni-f.iied to North i
roiiaa. "Mirnng "sw irrngnimn - -soil."
"Gen Kirhy niith nnii Stnfi errr
. Richmond, em Sntonlav isrirntng, te.;L.
i "To-day at tnsao hoh H'les" of cc-r,
will oenvene and prueHxl to business, she
i a qanrun be tire-sent. The: Preie-nt uv- i -
m""s ren-lv t lie sent m. and it i- J
Dp !ong't be has yet prrpare-d "
' "On Sauudav. about liO Vaokie detertee-
' s1-30"'" e allegiance, to the Conii-eitT
axe gervcTntaeni npu wre- enscnargea rre?;
prison 'iherr rnroh-.if honor, mon- tV. rr
are many anntnt ami worifwrn ut -arv e
crafts, who will ! ueTi.l in genetnueni etn
pb)T." "Four thousand Yankev jrisore;rs are -their
way to Richm md frow Chntiancgs .
taken by Bragg at Murfrresboro. and wit
reach here teedny or U"s-morrow. This tr t'.
! only Yankee army that will evr reach Rio" -
Tbe Richmond Dispatch of the 12th n'-s
The Nutth Curoiina pajrrs indieaU
manifesto unentineee, not for Wiboinctt.'
and the country tt of lUIeigb, bat for"'Ke
svfety ,f theenpital i-elf."
A tn irate letter trotu couinwnder W-i,
wight of the Harriet I.sne. dates! Gab-
tueTDr. 11. hx, thn, the Federal tr,
j were expecting an attack. It snT. ' w, .
weuminj; a verydisagreeiible (siti.Mi. ' ir.
i noiingtne narrw.r, out wirb-x.
j sn fhe! ent fore-e to occupy the city. The
federate, who hold Virginia IVint on
i ""in hind, about five miles off. hve.
f n.v rumors tliat we are getting tired M
' we are in a seirt of a natural ebanned where
- .voowinif on imiii tfuairs cave, b -
cordiiis to the resolution rasscd iinanimousl'
on on Moml-ey. eommencevl an inouirv int'-x
ne pnieticab'ility ofconncctiup all our'wm.1
ruuiuiin "timm iwut' .uw
..." .iixw. in,-, ate- w le miu unn U3
..." .iixw. in,-, ate- 1
the suecees-ful completion a
gox.mment t.rthe lines in
d.r I,. tl,., ..r.t. !,
.1 - T . ..1. .
and delivery to toe
gex-1 working or-
risk of -hipping across the Atlantic, laving
down and workmg the linee. Ac. Tbe'im-
cv tale theeotir.
arrange ments for telegrapti-
all parties, ootn as a mat-
an actual rmnuirv noces-
sity. I .tMt- there seems to be no doubt that
Congress, will, x-.ithout unnecessary debtv.
tev-11 hurslie-l and thirtv-tixe luibss lone.
whieh Im- lss.ii in r-rfistt xirorkin; orti'
! e-ver bnxe since.xvbileotlier linen laid by them
ls.-euiu iiniiiterrii4cel oj4-nitin!i Imm nint '
' eleven, years.
f Tls- capture .K" 3 loi -liili vesi lo aileuip
: ing to run the W.iekatle. is reported, the
I Ariel having taken the sloop OnsI Luck on
1 tho Oth inst.. oH FlorieU Cape,, laden with
tuq inline ail cotton. andtheSHgamoro tax
ing taken on tLe oth iint. at JupiteT Inlet.
Florida, tin- Kngli-h si ,p Avenger, v
Naimui, wiib an assorted e-argo of salt, cof
fee, gin and dry gooeU ; ali thc English
slwp Julia of Xasjti, M1 the stb, ladee
princimlly with salt.
Tbe Jsagauieire rei,rt.s that she U lisvl oil
rts-roii the UU,, the IjicimLi from Ne w . 'V.
laden with tr,. ar,j hr-. : -l e wa- '
ofT witliosi; iujiinr. TI:r saiw e'nv hi
Sparkbns-Sa of Sew Vork, with th."
x. 1 . Intitry oil l-eird, was foural a-'ime.
nndtMuldiHitls-g.it off. lit r troops .
taken on I.sirJ ihe Sagamore and 'iron",-!-to