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r i Caiko, July 7-9 a. m. 1863.- i We, have good news from Helena, by lb eteamer Silver Moon, this morning.-. It seems that at 3 o'clock on the morning f the 4th, the rebel General Price, with command said to number over 8,000 under Marmadoke and Holmes, made a furious and premiditated attack upon Helena,, where Geu. Prentiss was entrenched, with some 5,000 Illinois, Indiana and Wiseon sin troops. The rebels came pouring in, apparently perfectly satisfied that they had but to open upon us to ensure an easy Victory, but they reckoned without their host. Prentiss was ready for them. A fight neued which lasted some hours, the little garrison maintaining its grounds bravely and successfully. Presently a fores of 1.000 rebels found entrance to our works, and cut off from support, west into occu py Helena. They were qu ckly closed up on by a determined force of our Western boys, and nearly every man of them cap tured killed or wounded. Following up thie success with rapidity, Price and his retaining force were finally driven off wiih considerable slaughter. Oen. Prentiss estimates our I -as at 100 killed and wounded. The rebel loss is not known, but it is admitted by prisoners to be severe. The Silver Moon brought up 726 Con federate prisoners, being 'hose taken at Helena on the 4'h. Among them are GO line and field officers. More particulars aoon. Special dispatch to the Chicago Tribune tays;, Caiko. July 7, 18C3. I sent yon a dispatch this morning briefly announcing that Gen. Prentiss bad a fight at Helena, Ark., on the 4th, and bis success in beating off the rebels and capturing over 700 of tbeir men and iffi cere. Since then the following particulars have been gathered from ok. cent in corns mend, and reports of rebel ffioers now here on the steamer Silver Moou en route for St. Louis. As before related, the fight opened at three o'clock in the morni ig on S!urday, the 4th inst. by the rebels attacking us io our centre with great force under McCray and Parsons, Fagan bein on the right and Murniaduke on the left ; all under Gen. Holmes, Genetal Price having only a brigade The rebel centre was partially success ful in carrying two redoubt- and captur ing their guns, but in so doing, biing un supported by Marmaduke and Fagan they found themselves suddenly in a very had situation, being covered by an enfilading ire from the remainder of the Union works, and subjected to a brisk and meat fatal cross fire of musketry cn all sides. Parsons and McCray's men stood this as - long bb possible, when seeing no wny to esespe, their men being slain by scores they at once surrendered, and sent to the Federal rear under projer gnards. The same movement was attempted by Price and Mamaduke, but with better success, as tbey did not penetrate our lines, hence tbey escaped being gobbled up, but the heavy fire of big guus, and steady volleys of musketry continually poured upouthem was more than tbey could stand, and they lest a retreat, carrying off most of their dead and wounded. Gen. Prentiss was everywhere present, with sword in hand, urging oa and en -eouragiug his men. He was bravely sue tained by bis subordinate officers and men, as the rebel loss in killed, wounded and prisoners over 1,000 sufficiently testi- Our loss in killed and wounded is about one hundred. The rebel officers pretend to say that they captured and carried eff one entire regiment, but if so, it hud not been officially reported when the eteamer left Helena with her prisoners. The rebels must have numbered over ten thousand. Gen, Prentiss could not bftve had on hand, at the time, more than half, that number, though he hud more near by in case of a? emergency. The rebel forces were from Little Rock, Jack aonpor. on the White river, end other points in Arkansas, and formerly mostly from Missouri. I have the names of the fallowing com missioned officers, prisoners on the Silver Moon: Memphis, July 5. via. Ca.ro, July 7. Gen. Ilurlbut has kindly furnished me with the followitg extracts of letters fron Geo. Promise: TIRfT DISFATCn. Headquarters District East Ark. 1 Helena, July 4 3 a.m.) To Mnj. Gen. S. A. Ilurlbut, Commamd Ir.g 15th Army Corps : Gkneral We have been bard pressed eince.daylight by the combined forces of Price, Holmes. Marmaduke, Parsons, Car ter, Dobbios, and others. Thus far we have held our own, and haye captured sev eral buodred pr soners, whom I send to you by Major White, of the 24th Iowa, on board the steamer Tycoon. The enemy are now evidently preparing for a renewed attack in force. Send another gunboat if possible. The Tyler has done good seryice to-day. In great haste, Your ob't servant, B. M. Prentiss. Maj. Gen. Second Disfatcu. To Maj. Gen. S. A. Hurlbat, Commanding 15th Army Corps; General We have repulsed the enemy at every point, and our soldiers are now collecting their wounded. We have taken in all 12.00 prisoners, end theirs in killed and wounded will reach 500 or GOO ; but although the rebels are badly whipped, there is no doubt whatev er that " they will renew the attack at an early hour, and that they are now mass, log their troops for that purpose. My foroe is inferior to the rebels. With the aid I expect from you and the gunboats, the rebel army may be severely beaten- The Tvler bos been to-day a valuable aux iliary, I remain your ob't servant. D, M. Prentiss, Maj. Gen. Cairo, July 7, 18G3. The rebel loss is estimated &t between 1.500 and 2,000 killed, wounded and mis sing. Our own loss is lees than 1,000. The gunboat Tyler came in and did good execution. Three other gunboats, had arrivel and all is safe. It was the rebel intention to out our line of communica tion and demolish the fortifications. They were foiled. Gen. Prentiss was arare ot the cons templated attack, and was prepared. He had about 4,000 men, in wt ich Iowa, In diana, Wisconsin and Missouri were rep resented. Ha was also assisted by the gunboat Tyler and three other gunboats, which arrived about the time the battle waa over. General Freinogl on Free Speech. The New York JW (republican) in no ticing Fremont's letter to the Concord (New Hampshire) loyal league meetingt disapproving of Vallandighatn'e arrest, and demanding free speech, says : In 1861, while he commanded the west ern department, General Fremont received a telegram from the Governor of a free stats in that department, asking for the arrest of a member of congress, who was traversing the state cod making treasona ble, "soli coercion apeeobes." A clear YaUandigaaea tut, Fremont sent c staff officer to the Governor,, with c message that while the state was not goder martial law it weald not be right to make arbitra ry arrests witbio its borders, and that the ovil process was the only proper resort. fgrSome idea may be formed of the tremendous consumption of the munitions o! war wbiob the rebellion has -occasioned by the fast that tha Waterbury, Coon., Cap and Flask Company elnne made du. log the past year,ovs IStt tons, ct 200,000 of copper into pareutsion oaps. JOLIET SIGNAL. JOLIET, ILLINOIS. OmCIALPAPER 07 THE CIT1 . Tuesday, July 14, 1863. The President In the Tallan lgliam Case. The correspondence between the Pres. iient and the Ohio committee appointed to prooeei to Washiogtin and to en deavor to secure Mr Vallandigham's re lease, has been published. Were it not for its great length and our limited space we would give it in full. The latter of the committee to the Presi dent, is couched in the most respectful lan guage, and gives that functionary to under stand that the Democracy of Ohio do not ask the revocation of the order banishing Mr Yallaodigham os a favor, bnt as a right, due to an American citizen, in whose personal injury the soverignty of the peo ple of Ohio, as a free State, have been of fended. The committee, therefore, claim the revocation of the sentonce of Mr. Val landigham upon l.wful and constitutional grounds, and intimute to the Executive that by contiouing him in exih the public safe ty will he far more eudaogered than by re leasing him to the enjoyment of those rights which a vast majority of the people ol Ohio believe he has been unconstitution ally deprived. The President's reply to the ommittee is on a par with other productions that have emiuatcd from the Executive Mansion within the past year. It takes the same position as was the reply to the New York committee and is equally if not more absurd and ridiculous. Indeed it d.es seem to us that our Chief Magistrate is endeavoring to make himself appear as ridiculous as possible. While he re-asserts his right to make arbitrary arrests and expresses bis belief in Mr. Vallandigham's guilt, he nevertheless pro poses to release him, as our readers will perceive, by perusing the following extract from bis letter: "I will make the wey exceedingly easy. I send vou dedicate nf thi. lot... : - der that you or a majority of you 'may if v.uuuD-, u.uure your names upon one of them, and return it th tin 1 iiHoreast est ma with the ui.ders landing that those signing " uommitteu to the following propositions, and to nothing else. 1. That there is a rebellion in the United States, the object and tendency of which is to destroy the national Union k. : your opinion, an army and navy are c'on- "'u ujcuub tor suppressing that re bellion. 2. That no one of you will do anything which, in his own judgment, will tend to biuder the increase nr fatmr or lessen the efficient y of the army or navy " "" "6g ia iue snort to suppress that rebellion, and 3 -That each of you will, in hisphere, do all be can to have the offinete. soldiers, and seamen of the army and navy, while engiged in the effort to suppress rebellion, paid, fed, clad, and otherwise well provid ed and supported. Aod with the further understanding.that upon receiving the letter and names thus indorsed, will cause them to he published. Which publication shall be, within itself, a revocation of the order in relation to Mr. Vallandighani." Now, of a!! the indefensible and unwar ranted acts of which the President bas been guilty of siuce bis inauguration, this takes the lead. It seams that he is willingto release Mr. Vallandigham, if the committee appointed by the Ohio Democratic State convention, sign the truisms given above, which have no relation to Mr. Yallandigham's arrest whatever. It is true he endeavors to es tablish his guilt, of which be appears to have no doubt, but at the same time is ready to revoke the sentence of banishment if the membors of the committee will make themselves ridiculous by signing their names to the propositions submitted for the purpose. He does not require anything of of Mr. Yullnndigham, not even asking him to "take the oath," but wishes the commit tee to bind themselves to what they have always maintained. Was ever a more nonsensical request submitted to intelligent men ? The Presi dent ras no more right in this case to ask the committee to pledge themselves in the manner roquired, then he had to arrest Mr. Valluudigham in the beginning.. The committee, however, in their rejoin der to the letter of the Pieeiseft, place the whole matter io its true light. They cer taioly leave our worthy Executive in a pre dicament from whieh he will find it diffio ent to escape. They warn him against the further exercise of arbitrary power in Ohio, and expose the erroueouenees and sophistry of his arguments. They al lege that the arrest and banishment of Mr. Vallandighani. if they weredeserved and the President had the legal right to make them, ought not to he revoked, merely because the committee hold, or express opinions accordant with thtse of the President. But if the arrest and banubmect were not legal or were not deserved, as the committee firmly believe, then eurely, Mr. Vallandig ham is entitled to a discharge, without considerations from any quarter. ' The letter of the President is a remarka ble document; discreditable to the country, and can but excite contempt for its author! Soldier's Vote in Connecticut. The Judges of the Supreme Court of Connecti cut, at the rrquest of the Governer, have given their opinion upon the act of the General Assembly providing a mode of ta king the votes in the election of State aod other officers f persons absent from the State as volunteers io the military ser vice of the United States, that the earns is onconsti utional and void. The Judges say that the provision of the constitution clear ly iudicate an unquestionable purpose, in those who framed and those who adopted that instrument, to require electors to vote only where they have their residence, aud at the time aod place for holding elections within tbe election districts. ' From Yicksbubg. We had the happi ness of receiving a visit, on yeeterday.from our friend Major George C. Harrington, late of tbe 76th Illinois regiment. He was in the siege of Vicksburg,and left there the next day after the surrender.1 He regards our capture of that important post as of vast moment in deciding tbe war. His account of the siege end capture of Yicksburg j( very interesting, shoving the eeneralshin of Geo. Grant and the bravery and endu rance of his soldiers. We regret (bet the gallant yonog Major has been compelled to resign on account of ill health. He reports our troops in fine condition and epirits.coo- aidering their arduous services for tome rn.oa.thi past. The Battle of CeUraburr Notwithstanding nearly c fortnight has intervened eince tbe great, battle between the Union and rebel armiea in the neigb hosd of Gettysburg, Pa-, as yet complete details of the conflict have not been pul lished. ; It is generally known that our troops met tbe enemy on tbst sanguinary field, and after a desperate and bloody struggle of nearly three days duration, vanquished t'lem with terrible slaughter on both sides, but no correct list of tbe killed and wound el bas been furnished. All ws koow is that oar bss io killed and wounded is estimated at 17,000 and the rebel loss is said to be much larger. Thus over thirty thousand men fell, and thirty thousand homes have been made desolate. Thousands of anxious hearts are aching to hear the fate of loved pnes.which will not be known for days, and perhaps weeks. That this battle in Pennsylvania bas been tbe most terrible of the war, appears from the aocounts receivod. The dead lay in heaps over the battle-field and blood ran in iivulet. It sickens tbe heart tD reflect npon tbe scene. Yet there are those,, pro fessed bebevers in the Gospel of Peace, who exult at and pray for tbe repetition of such scenes as was witnessed at Gettys burg the otiier day. Whatever may -be the fate of tbe army of the J?op:mao hereafter, it is certain that the victory was'ours at Gettysburg. Our gallant army however won its laurels at terrible price. It won them at the mouth of tbe enemy's cannon and at vast sacri fice. Such laurels will endure through all time. The new commander, Gen. Meade, bas shown himself eqail to tho emergency. He has met tbe ablest and most experien ced General of the day, and caused his veteran hosts to retire from tbe assault with thinned ranks and blood-stained banners. Even sh mil the fates of war in the future place his amy in the lists of tbe van quished, it cannot be denied that his first battle as commander-in-cbief was a tn umph which crowned our arms with a halo of gloy. We are informed that eucb dis charged soldiers as iutend to apply f jr a pension 6hcald do so within a year from the date of their discharge, or they will lose a whole year's pension. All applica tions made after the expiration of a year will only secure the pension from the date of said applici tion, but if made within the year, their pension will commence with their discharge. t&'The rebel advance into Tennsylva nia has solved one mystery. People have been wonderin g w here all the gold in the oourtry bas gone to. The Pitteburg banks ic their fright, answered the question in part, which bas been often asked, by ship ping on the 5tb, $15,000 000 in gold to Cleveland. The gold of tbe country is in the vaults of the baoks, while their paper is in tbe hands of the people. New York Freeman's Journal. The agent of this paper, T. M. Gilmartin, E-q , called upon us tbe other day. Truth com pels us to say that the Freeman's Journal is one of tbe boldest and most patriotic champions of Democratic princijls in the country. Its editor," J. A. McMaster, Eq., is well known as a man of unflinching po litical integrity and though be was lock ed up in a loathsome Bus tile for months by the Administration for daring to express his sentiments freely through his journal, it did not daunt him in the least. His paper is as firm os ever and lathes tbe violators of the constitution with renewed energy. BSyThe Chicago Tribune says that at an abolition pow-wow at Fulton, on the fourth, Rev. lWjumio Close "pronounced the benediction, and he did it in these words: May God Almighty now bless and finally save this audience, and all loy al people." That reminds ns of a prayer that one of tbe same clans of eelf-pious ministers put ud some time ego. Ho did it in these words : "God, I thank Thee that I am not as other men, even as this publican." Of course the Tribune indorses the preacher's benediction as a "good thing." Lotal Leaguers. A census has been Uken of one of tbe lodges of Loyal Lea guers in Philadelphia. It consisted of 533 members, as follows: Contractors Officeholders Administration editors Those who support themselves : 177 43 18 Retired rich men 59 Bankers and brokers 2 Railroad and canal officers 10 Only seven of tbe crowd have done any thing in a military way to put down tbe rebellion. Tbis enumeration will hold good among Loyal Leaguers everywhere. f?Tbe Abolition leaders will no doubt repudiate their msn Conway, since be has made a favx pas in bis minsiou on tbeir behalf to England, but it is useless for them to deny that be fairly represented their secret sentiments. The war, so far as they are concerned, is a maligoant war against slavery, without regard to whether tbe Union be broken into two or fifty pieces. Railroad Accident. Oa last Friday morning a cattle train on tbe Chicago & St. Louis railroad ran into tbe rear of aoother cattle train on the same road, about 5 milae below Wilmington, smash ing tbe engine and rowdy car, and instant ly killing two drovers, named D. C. Gates and P. Stout. The unfortunate men were from Morgan county. The fog was so dense that tbe engineer could see but a few feet ahead, hence the caeuality. Cor oner Daly held an inquest, and tbe verd ict mas Hcuuruuut wuu iue auove tacts. Home. The Hon. Tbaddeus Stevens, Pennsylvania, chairman of tbe comm or it- tee of ways and means in congress, i n c letter to bis constituents, recently publish ed in the New York Tribune, usee tbe fol lowing language : Abolition ! vas. altlinh trmHl.lnr, v7 - & -.-.y villH face of the earth but this Union; free every uli.a J .'i 7 . . ria.i. oiuy twiy nuiwr uum every reoel wiuiuiisi, it luno luinga do necessary to preserve id is tempie ot ireeaom to I world and to our posterity. Unless ire tbe do this tee cannot conquer them. Now a letter from Lancaster, Pa., to this same Tribune, says : Hop. Tbad Stevens has just learned that tbe rebels have destroyed his extensive iron mills near Gettysburg and stolen bis teams His loss is over $100,000. including moet of his fortune. The Capture of Vlcksbnrg. Yicksburg, the Gibralter of rebeldom, has fallen. The anniversary of our Na tional Independence was sigoalized by c most glorious triumph. After months of conflict and unparallel ed efforts and bravery, Yicksburg bas sur rendered to the Unit n army under Gen. Grant. Tb is ie tbe grandest achievement of the war, and, if followed up, opens the Mississippi to the commerce cf the Wei-t. Thus bai the nolle army of the west won another victory. A long and ardu ous seige was necessary to accompLeh tbe result, but our noble troops were equal to the task. The gallant army of the West, and its brave and resdute general, are entitled to the gratitude of every citizen for the re duction of this rebel stronghold. Let the Abolition calumniators of Gen. Grant now cease their railings against him. They have been calling upon the President to displace him, for several months, but thanks be to the firmness of Old Abe for or.ee, be failed to heed his Abolition advisers. Acd the fall of Yicks burg is the consequence. Upon the receipt of the news in this city, d-mn.tiat ni of joy were everywhere exhibited. Carnoi.it were fired, bells rurg. end in the evf-ning a vnet crowd as sembled on the Court II .use eq-mre to give ven: M their feeling. An immense bon fi.e was kindled, thrre was a creditable dispUy of fire-works, an! the whole si'cni wasen!i?eneJ by musio from tbe J l et Cornet Band. The assembled multitude was addressed by Hon G. D. A. Parks, Hon. J. O. Nor ton, Dr. A L McArthur. R. E. Barber Esq, II m. S. AV. Randall, and T. L. BrBckinridge, Esq , in thrilling and patri otic speeches. The Drought. Never befi.ro has this section of the country, at this season of the year, been visited by so severe a drought. Tbe country is literally parched up and crops of all kiuds are suffering grestly. Oats and spring wheat will not yield more than half a crop, and unless rain comes soon there canoot be much corn raised. Advices from all eections of tbe country 'iow that the drought is not confined to any particular locality, but is general. The Xewi Advices from the vicinity of Gm Meade's headquarters to 3 o'clock Saturday after noon state that Gen. Lee has contracted his front by withdrawing from Uagerstown and Funketown ; acd that bis lines cow cover Williamsport aod tbe Potomac for six or eight mies east. It is thought that be is row in position, waiting an attack from Meade; and that, if a battle occurs, it will be during to day, within from five to eight miles of the fielJ of the Autietam No fighting of conecquence occurred yes terday. Rumors are afloat tuat Beaure gard, with 40.000 men, is moving up tbe Shenandoah Valley to the reinforcement of Lee. Tbe latest intelligence is that Federal forces have taken poseension of Funketown and Uagerstown. The rebsls occupy a po sition near the latter place, and are intren ching themselves. Meade is within a few miles of tbem, aud a battle is expected to day. In a fight near Sbarpsburg, on Fri day, the rebels were defeated. In our Washington special, this mor ning, wi 1 le lound tbe full correspondence between Gen. Grant and Pembertoo rela ting to aod resulting ia the surrender of Yicksburg. The peace question bas arisen in tie Cabi let, Mr. Seward having proposed the offering of an amnesty to the people "of the seceded Sttte. The Cabinet is diijid u tbe question. Tbe President has as yet rendered no opinion, but it is thought that he will udbera to bis emancipation procla mation. A number of prominent lepubli cans have arranged a programme for a set dement, which was to have been submitted to Mr. Lincoln yesterday. Its main prop ositious are : That slavery shall cease in the whole country after 1876, and that a convention shall be called with the view of abolition izing the constitution. It is reported that the object of Mr. Stephens' intended mis sion whs to submit a plan of reconstruction from Jt ff. Dabis. the principal point be ing a dual Congress with a single Presi dent. At last advices (5i Saturday afternoon), part of Morgan's forces were at Vernou, Ind., demanding its surrender t he main body were beiDg engaged by gunboats at Madison. More troops have responded to tbe call of Gov. Morton than he can use. A large number have marched in pursuit of tbe enemy.' Martial law reigns in Iudiunapolis, and all business is suspend ed. Laser 6dvices state tl at Mo-gan has done cxtnsive damage to railroads and telegrapbe; that his forces have penetrated to witbio a short d'staoce of the Ohio line; and that Federal troops are inclose pursuit of bm. Chicago Times 13tb. From Memphis. Memphis, July 7. The official dispatches from Gen. Grant, announcing the surrender of Yicksburg, rassed up the river to Cairo last night The reports from below will give you more reliable particulars than I can gather here. Tbe rebels are still making some demon strations on the river. Gen Chalmers has planted a battery at Commerce, and about 600 of Price's men were seen opposite Fort Pillow. The country will very soon be cleared of these annoyanoes. Col. Cornyn'a cavalry are skirmishing to-day with Rod dy's forces, east of Corinth. Every Union man is jubilant at th e news from the East and Smth. Grant is understood to have sent tran sports with reinforcements to Banks at Port Hudson. All quiet at Helena. Firemen's Meeting. At a meeting of the Firemen of Joliet, held on Monday evening July 7th, 1803, the following preamble end resolutions w ere presented aud unanimously adopt ed: v Whereas. In consideration of the pleas ure we derived from our recent trip to Ot tawa, we feel that it is but a matter of justies on our part, to express our thanks to those of our citizens who so liberally aontributed the "material aid ;" and also encouraged us by their presence, be it therefore, Resohed, That the citizens of Joliet and Morris are entitled to our warmest gratitude a sentiment which tbe lapse of time will but strengthen rather than weaken. a feeliDg which we are ever ready to attest by our deeds when called upon in the hour of danger. Resolved, That to our brothor firemen ot Morns and Ottawa, we send greeting and express a hope that we may meet on future occasions as io the past, in harmony and concord. That to tbe members of 'Ni agra. No. 1.' of Ottawa, we feel more par ticularly indebted ; for their uniform kind ness to us, as also for the aid rendered us by their powerful arms ; and we feel that words are weak in expressing our thanks Resolced, That a copy of these resolu tions beforwarden to each of the firecom paniee of Morris and Ottawa, and that a copy be furnished for publication in each of tbe newsnaners in the Rhn j - . w uaiuen place as also to those in Jo!ie E. Porter, Chief Engineer Thos. O'Brien, Foreman No l' y. W. Weber nq 2 Attest. John McCartney. Sec't. No.' 1 Joseph Brown No' j' Detail oflhe surrenderor Vlckburg. Bpaclal Diipatcb to the Chicago Tlnim. Vicinity of Yicksburg, July 4 Yicks burg bas surrendered. Tbe nsme of Gen Grant is now insepara bly connected with our national birthday We entered the city at 10 a. m. of that day and at high noon tbo flag gracefully wav ed forgiveness for the paet. Over 20 0000 prisoners were taken, with sin a 1 arms innumerable, and tbe fin est rifled batteries in the confederate serv ice. At about 7 a. m. cf July 3d, a flag of trnoe was seen upon tbe rebel breastworks. An officer was sent to receive it. All fir ing ceased, and thousands of men throng ed tbo parapets tj see the foe with whom they had contended for 42 days, each can cealed from the other. The men, on both sides, gazed in wonderment. No arms were visible, only men, end the earth works were alive. Insoms salients wbere we thought there might- be 0, there seemed to be 100. All 1 oked like men who labor in mills or quarries. Slouched hats, shirts anO pants, were the uniform. But little was said, though in some places the men were nut more than ten or fifteen feet apart. The bearers of dispatches to our gener als were hue looking men, of martiel bear ing ani brave mien, chd in gray, close fit ting uniform and French caps, mounted on tine but thin hcrsee. They were con ducted, bliodlolded. to the tent of Gen. A. Smith, whose front they bad entered. He escorted them to tbe tent of Gen. Stephen Butbridge, to remain until bis return from the quarters of Grant, five miles away. They conversed of old times more than of the rresent. " Theirnsmoa ti- u en, of Port Gibson memory, and Col. Mont gomery, of Virginia. After taking a glass of wine, Gen. B w en remarked that his bandage was unenm fortatle, as it was very warm. Gen. Bur bridge had it unloosed. After more than en hour's conversa tion their answer came, und they were a gain blindfolded aLd returned to their works. Still the men sat iu silence. Not a gun was fired in that part of the works. All wondered what it meaut. The purport of tbe rebel mesesge was this : b "Gen. Grant: To prevent the farther effusion nf blood and loss of life. I propose that hostilities cease for hours, and that you appoint three commissioners and I three, t ) confer upon conditions of sur render, though I can bold out indefinite ly." To which Grant replied : "As to jour firet 'proposition, it is for you to avoid at any time. As to the sec ond, I see no necessity fur that, as there can be no conditions of surrender. We can all bear testimony to your endurance and bravery, and will treat you with all the respect due prisoners of war " G;n Pemberton then solioited a person al interview, which was granted by Gen. Grant. At 2 r. u. the latter, with bis staff, ap peared on tbe bill where our advance works were. Here the party baited until Gn. Pemberton appeared accompanied by Gen. B jwen and Col. Montgomery. Oa tbe crest of the opposite hills were rifle pits aod forts crowded with men. In the space between, in a grove of fruit treeefigs and peaches, met the contending hercee. Thousands of soldiers looked upon tbe strange scene. Two men who bad been lieutenants in the same rrgiaier.t in Mexi.-o now met as foe, w ith all th") woillloukirg upon them, the o ie hi c mntry B glory, the ttber bis country's sbaine. When tbey had arpr ached within a few feet, there was a hule and a silence. Col. Montgomery spoke : "Gen. Grant, Gen. Petaberton." They shook bands politely. It was evident that Pemberton was mor tified. He said: "I was at Monterey and Bueni Vista We bad terms and conditions there." Gen. Grant here took him aside, and lliey sat down on tlm grats. end talked more than no hour. Grant smoked all tbe time Pemberton played "with the grass aod pul led leaves. It was fiotlly agreed to parole them there, allow ing the officers each his horse. It was a pi litic thing. The dread of going north and the fear of harsh treatment hdd deterred tbem from capitulating sooner. Grant proved his magnanimity and saved thousands upon thousands io the way of transportation and rations. Tbey feared the fourth of July. Our men would call out at night that the fourth would finish them. It was so arranged By tbis we have saved thousands of lives. Both armies nto gratified with tbe re sult. Our men treat the rebels with kind ness, giving them coffee, which some Lave not tasted for a year. The city is much dilapidated. Many bouses are injured. Tbe Yicksburg paper of July 2d, of which 1 send you extracts by mail, admits the eating of mule meat and the pilfering of suljiers in private houses. Mrs. Cisco, wife of an officer in the ar tillery servioe, was killed last Monday in the city. Gen. Green, formerly of Missouri, was killed last week. Cols Griffin and Askew, of the 31st Louisiana regiment, were also killed. There seems to be much suffering there from sickness and our missiles. Johnston is still in our rear. Our boat was fired into at the foot of Island No. 82, and riddled with shell and ball. Fifteen shots passed through, most of them in the cebin. Tbe cabin is al most a ruin. Strange to 6av, no one was hurt. Lieut. M. M. Dunn is bearer of dispatch es from Gen. Grant. Col. Morklaud, special sgrr.t of the p:et office department, opens an' office in Yicks burg on tbe 5th. The War at the Cast. Washington, July 1011 P. M. Tbfre is nothing now to record to-night. The press is under severe restrictions until Meade's aod Grant's movements develop themselves. No battle had been fought to-day up to 3 o'clock P. M. There has been severe skirmishing, and a great battle must take jhee to rojrrow, unless Lee succeeds io crossing tbe Po tomac to-night, which is almost impossi ble. The Qusrtermaster General's office rep resents the rebel dead at -1,000 inhtead of 8,000, as reported in tbe paper. General Hooker and McDowell are here. There is no official confirmation of tbe report that Hooker has been assigned to the command of tbe Peninsula. Frederick, Md., July 10. Shortly after daylight this morniog, the firing of artillery was heard on the left. It continued for two hours, light, and gain at about noon, much heavier. Bu ford's w-avalry was engaging the rebel Jen kins, guarding the trains. The rebels rev tired, having lost Gen. Jenkins, who was captured and brought to Bjooesboro. Our loss was very light. Washington, 'July 10. Tbe situation on the upper Potomec, I learoed from reliable sources to day to be as follows : Lee bas taken a position in a short line, and describing a semi nirola .i.i.: from Williamsport to the river again. Whether be accepts or gives battle, he bas succeeded in getting across a portion of bis forces to hold tbe fords in bis rear on the Virginia side. Heavy skirmishing took place this after noon near Boooesboro, aod it is very prob able that a general engagement will fall on to morrow. , New York, July 12. A Uagerstown dispatch of the lltb, to the llcrald says : "A fight commenced near Sbarpsburg, yesterday ct daybreak, and continued till 0 o'clock in the evening, when Longstreet's corps evinced confusion, and our army drove them some miles. The engagement was brought on by Kilpatrick, who, find ing the rebels on Thursday too strong, waited for infantry. The battle was fought by only a portion of cur army. The rebels fought steadily at first, but wildiy at last, as if their amuoition was expended. Our cavalry &, artillery destroy ed a portion of the bridge, to the constern ation of tbe rebelj, s they were about to cross. The rebels evacuated th:e town at mid night. Lee, L' tgstreet and Eweil being tbe !at rebel officers to leave. I have reliable information that the reb els retreated to WiHiamsrort, where they bore to make a stand. There have been several flight skirmish es at Antietam. Gon. Couch's forces are advancing." New York, July 12. The New York Mercury bas a Washing ton disputch intimating that Gen. Lee has escaped across tbe Potomac, A Hairitburg special states that the Antietam River was much swollen, which probably has dehjed Meado in attacking the rebtli". Our army is n iw concentrated and stronger than when at Gettysburg. A headquarters dispatch of the lOib tj tho Herald, says : "Our army is within a few miles of the enemy." Indiana Invaded. Cincinnati, July 10. It is reported this morning, that rebel forces are operating on tbe river between here and Louisville, with the intention of cepturiog passing boats.. Indianopolis, July 9. The following dispatch was received here: New Albany, July 9. "To His Excellency O. P. Morton : " There is no question tut thst Morgan has crossed with five to mx thousand men. A captain of a gunboat bas arrived in tbis city. He confirms all former reoorta They have Lng range artillery. Ue could do nothing "Nothing can be done here without mar tial law. The most prominent citizens are in favor of it, end request me to inform you that a commander is wanted here badly. Prompt measures are required immediate- (Signed) W. W. FRYBAYER " Headquarters, Louisville, Jul 9. "To (Son. O. B. Wilcox: "The Adjutant of the 71at regiment In diana voluuteers, part of which was on a boat at Brandenburg, bas just returned, and reports that Morgan crossed the groat' er portion nf his forces at that point, leav ing a small body and two pieces of artil lery there, which command the river above and below. He is reported marehing towards New Albany. (Signed) -J. S. BOYLE Brig. Gen." In pursuance of an order of Gov. MortCD all business houses w-re cl scd to-day at 3 p.m , and in tbe several wards citizens en rolled themselves, orgmrz-d. received their guns, and entered upon the bisir.esr.f drilling at ence. Erery man is taking up arms. The Guvertimmt is enerceticallv pushing the work thn ugh the State, iii preparation to meet uud drive baoi 'the fje. One million end a half cf specie from Loui-vi:l3 banks arrived here to-day. The banks here to day are packing and ship ping tbe specie north. Martial Jaw has been proclaimed iu the counties borderin" on the river. " A Michigan regiment arrived here to dey on tbe way t L uivi!!e. Vast quantities of ammur,i:Ln are beirg sent from the Arsenal here to G.n. B'.yl?. Gen. Wilcox bus taken pussrs-i-m tf ibe telegraph i ffioers and railroad lines, d ciarir.g that Government and Stte busi ness shall have precedence over ell ether. A captain of tin of the Utameis seized this morning at Brondenburs has arrived here. He says that, before they part led him, they forced him to transport to the In diana rhore fix thonsand cavilry, as near as he could judge, besides several lon range guns. Indiana, July 9. Morgan' fjrees artillery, cavalry, ard infuntry numterirg from six to rigl t thousand, have crossed into Indiana and captured Coiylon. Our forces are fa'lin back. The rebels, it is suopnP(l, are marching on New Albany end Jefferso,,. villrt, wbere there ore large ouantities cf supplies stored. Troops are beirg organized thmoglmut tbe Stcte, utid cnt forward es rapidly as possible. J liusincFs ie entirely tuppr Lded here to day. Citizens are formirg into companies for self-defence. One regiment bas tern raised since right. It is reported that two citizens were killed at Corydon when the rebels entered tbe town. Louisville, July 9. Eleven rebel regiments, aggregating 4.800 men, with ten pieces of arti:l-ry, in" eluding two howitzers, crossed the Ohio at ii.u.,.ii.i...... ..... i . . ui.uuciJuu.Kjeiiieruiij, ana encampi.d last night near Corydon, Ind. They were un der command of John Morgan snJ Basil Duke. Morgan stated to several that bis destination was Indianapolis, but this is not credited. There is consideralle rxeitement at New Albany.the inhabitants believing thst Morgan's force ere approaching that place. Oa leaving Brandenburg, Morten burn ed the Alice Dean, but gave up the J. T. MeCooiubs, which arrived here this after noon. A fire is now visibla in tbe direction of New Albany. Cincinnati, Jul5 9. Dispatches were recived et militarv headquarters by Gen. Burnside. announc ing that Morgan, with 5,000 troops, had succeeded in crossing the Ohio river from Brandenburg ta Corydon, SO miles below New Albany. He made his crossing on the steamers Alice Dean and J. T. Mc Coombs, having two guns on tbe Dean and one on the McCoombs. The impression prevails that be proposes a movement on Louisville tia New Albany. Gen. Burn side expresses bis ability to disperse tbe enenw or capture them. To-night Mor gao is encamped ten miles east of Cjrv don. J Naval Commander Bowen, of this city received a telegram from Capt. Fry, etat' mg Morgan's force to number 10 000 troops. ' There is no news importance from Kentucky to-night. We expect a confirma tion that the rebeli will, in a few days invade the State in force. It is a!o reported in grape vine circles that a part of Johnston's force have actual- j j .iucu iru) hi voattanooga, and the remainder are ta immediately full .w. If thi be correct, stirring intelligence from Tennessee may be expected io a day or two. Indianapolis. July 10. Troops are pouring in from all quarters of the State, This P. M. over 5.000 arriv ed, and they are atiil coming by every train regular and special. The men bring their blanket.?, and iu many instances their own guns. C.l. John Couburn writes to his wife here that Wheeler, at the he d of 25.U00 mounted men, has crossed tbe Green River, en route for Louisville, which citv they will forthwith attack. Brir. Gee. Haapalt f srrlo. fp. i - ., " J v.uw VI UCUCIII liurnside, is assigned to the command of tbe militia and defences of Indianapolis. At C o'clock al) tbe places of business are closed, and citizens go to tbeir several ren dezvous to drill. Preparations are made to feed 20,000 men to-morrow morning, all of whom are expec ted to-night. From the border we have Qews that Mor gan bad fired tbe town of Salers. Another force, 1,500 strong, is moving on Paoli aimiog to destroy the Ohio and Mississippi Railroad. r We hare news, too, that New Albany, ames, but some of ns do not believe An stores are at Jefferson.ille. and tbe rebels Vt. "'"'n r tnere to destroy tbem. Ibe rebels captured Salem, Ind., tbie morning burnd the depot on the LooisTille end Chicago Railroad nrl rw firm it Guards prisoners. No particulars of tbe tight have been received. A prisoner who escaped and reached Seymour this evening says that Morgan's forco is 7.000 strong with six pieces of artillery. He left Salem ibis P. M., moving eastward, with the sop posed purpose to strike the Indianarolis and Louisville Railroad at Vienna or Sey mour. Gen. Cobsen, with 4,500 cavalry.at naon to-day was in close pursuit, being but fif teen miles in tbe rear. When last beard from the rebels were at Canton. The Home Guards were retarding the progress of the rebels by felling trees tiuu uuMiwrjacimsr Gov. Morton has issued a general order uenending all business till further orders. n.:. n n j ... . atinnpnflinrr BriiT. Gen. Cdrrino'ton hm AaenmAf inm mand of the Indiana militia, and bas aS ready assigned a large portion of the com oaoies to regiments and brigades. At least 50,000 will have reported for duty to-morrow morning. From the South. Fjiecial Eiiatch to Tbe Chicago Time, Washington July 9. The Richmond Dispatch of the C:b inst. has the following : "Winchester, July 3. It is reported that Lee's army is march ing towards Baltimore. Tbe enemy's tents have disappeared from Maryland Heights. Atlanta, July 4. An important movement is taking place iu Gen. Bragg'e army.but it is not prudent to mention particulars. Brsgg's headquarters ere at Bridgeport. Tbe Tennessee river will be tbe future line of defence. It is supposed that Iluntaville and the Memphis and Charleston Railroad wifl be armndoned. The Dispatch says : "The capture of Braeblar City by Gen. Taylor is one of the most important blowe that has been struck in the Southwesteince the war commenced. It is but ten miles above the city of New Orleans, and if it be held, as it can be, it will be impossible io iccu iue cuy irom tne Mississippi. We uuj.c iu ri-e iue confederate Ha over lew Orleans before tbe over. Bg UJBlIllg a summer is Ibe T),spatch. in an editoriol, presumes that or.ly a portion of the rebl army was engaged in tbe battle of Gettysburg, as tbe mam body is supposed not to have been in tiftt immediate neighborhood. It cluims that, be tbe ciseas it may.they have gained a great victory. It thinks tbe Philadelphia Inquirer's account will ad mit of such a conclusion, as it fays the bat tle was indecisive, which tLe Disintch deems equivalent to eayingthat the Feder als were beaten. The Ui.tj,afch concludes as fjll.ws: "The fact seems to be that a division of the army has kept the whole Yankee force at buy for two days,and that Lee is rapidly concf ntratmg in the vicinity ol Gettysburg. In a few days we expect to Lear that Gen. Mea:1e s army has been defeated, and rrob obly Htinihildted. Tht paj er further says : "The whole demom-triiion or the enemy is begiuuiog to develnpe itself as a reck less writ to destroy w bat they can and in flict all the mischief possible on our lines of communication. The . ISeial correspondence, published to day. in the matter cf Vice PreMiirr.t Stephen-' request, shows that he Mgned him self Military O-mmisMouer, thus c.it.firm mg tb impression here that it referred to ainiy aC'.iirs. The following from tbe Dispatch su tainMhi impre.ion still m-.re : "Vice President S;ej ber ... it is said, has gone to I.,rtfcs Moro bv flag ol truce boat. One story in that his'businei-s is to see ah .ut the exchange of ni isonpra rr,H anoiher that he is to inform the Feden.1 i govcrnmrnt that, if private property is not resprctrd in the CVufederale S'stee. and the rules of civil zed warfare etri-tly com plied with, our f rcti iu the Nor h will receive instructions to retaliate in kind." Atlanta, July 4. It is considered certain that M ran has pUyed havoc with the rear of P.osf cruns' army. Fortress Monroe, July 9. Tin R:cLmond Inquirer of July Gth bas ben received, but c mtnin n i important news from any source. Tbe Li.juuer how ever ys : "Un-fficial information .T teleg'rsph rr m Jarkfcn, Miss., this A. M. states that M-gtud. rand Dick Taylor had crossed the 3.ikms-ij,.i at Kermn, ten miles above Aew Orleans, marching on that city. "Genirai Taykr bas captured 7.CC0 nf the ei.erny near New Orleans, and pc.ssilly the Confederate flag ere this waCs over -New Orleans." C-OK'XClIa I'ltOCEEDIXGS. Room cf tiie Cojiho.v Colwcil 1 JoLity, June 3, 1SC3. ( R'guhir meeting. aKu'Vt .,,Ium,r M(,yr Str0fl All. D little. Ilig.nbothsm, Ilerschb.ch. Galvin, Paesold, Austin, Leo and Porter. Minutes of previous, meeting read and approved. & Petitions. R-morstrslSce of John Cotter and others against tbe side walk on the west fide of Joliet st., on motion of Aid. Leo. wae laid on the taole. Petition of J. C. Johnson, praying the council to remit the fine imposed upon hi. r t'uuery, on. , wjouttie, referred to com- mittee on Police. Petition of Walter Burk and others, pray mg the council to allow the hogs to run at Urge in the following district: Bounded on the west by the Rier to Marion et . thence e.st o the Plank Road, on motion of Aid Austin, referred to committee cn Ordi nances. W. R Hackley, Esq. Police Msgitrate! eulr.,tted bis monthly report, which was received and rlaced on file. Reports or Stakding Committees. The committee on Street and Bridgei to whom was referred the petition of E. T. Chase and other, in relation to unemployi ed drays, reported in favor or said petition, On mocion of Aid. Galvin, laid on the ta- ,.rih',?l?e coma,i" o whom bad been referred the petition to straighten Hickory at. near northern city limit... reported in favor of the eame. On motion of Aid. Gal vin the report wae received and adopted; Whereunon. nn .t. . fl'" t. u. .V o couocii proceec- ed t. elect three eommissionere to estimate the damages and benefits accruing to any neraon r m.. 1 . : J r - - t m "T reMon o straight ng said street. The Mayor apc-inted Aid Leo and Pe.sold teliers. and on counting Bannon, John Weber and A. Scheldt bad dec .red duly eleoted eucb commissioner-. On motmn of Aid. Porter, the ordinance trict No. 5 was repealed. All. Porter offersd an ordinance which was passed creating a Well District to be known as Y til District Number 5. (See ordinance.) 1 On motion tbe aldermen of tbe 6th Ward together with the Street commissioner, were authorized to contract for digging well and locating tbe same in Well Diet 0. 5. On motion of Aid. Porter, the council proceeded to elect three Commissioner to open I irst Avenue, and 00 counting tbe vote, cast it was found that R. E. Birber, F. B..Sh.w and S. O. Simond. bad each received eight votes, tbey were declared duly elected such commissioners. On motion of Aid. Austin, tbe Fioanee Committee were ordered to settle with the collector. On motion of Aid. Doolittle, the Mayor wae authorized to make provisions for pay ing the bond due Augost 1st, 1863. in fl ISee ordinance.) blh On motion of Aid Port.; v repairing Cbic.gd . w'a f ed to the commi ,e 6, slrSftrfiBJS po motion cf Aid. Higinbotham, it was building the School House in School Dist Swi Vh8 rr"i,!K of making tf,e' ditionni tDe 8an,e w,,bont 4' the0 ace of S build sfo'neb.mmeT'alV.H 1' work., and in .dd'hion'wi iTl.Tu riC"l" coTrnePr.thoV,hr. r. ijTiirre stone imil. thnwnn tk. Gi :V ii r,Jns Similar l0"00 th8 Sh"' UoW. I BM Reported hackly committee .. to-' .vvVI, llunn ana on motion allowed. ??e.l?lP.ond witne fee in verly snit$4 00 I I MiH-paogh. - 5 00 Airs Ia rellnwa 5.00 9.90 10.00 6.00-' 5.0f 5.oo-; 8,00 4.00'. 4,00" 10,00 4,00 10.99-" 4.0&", 2.00 50 8,33 ;' l.OO.! C2: 1.50: Mrs F Cook, Mrs R E Stillman, Adam Comstock, " II Strickland, " J Patrick, c H Miss M Kimball, " II Schrader, " w W J Heath, .. Mary A Nicholson " Wm Smith, ' . II Lowe, error in tax sale J Tatrick. 2 nights extra police. rr i ... . . i inurpuy, Bcrnooing clerks office F Sheriden, hurrying dead bog O Hester, lamp lighter, June 1863 J P Swalm, pitcher and tnmbler J Egan, labor hickory croek bridge JFay. - 6 J McCanne, hauling lumber same 1:25- tv w stevens, statute anaexpense to Chicago t 5,00 II Youug, boarding pris. in bridewell 12,50 II V J : i . . M iuuuBi uinymg piaug, poll tax 1st ward B Bercheidt, labor 6'h ward pell tax same labor 3d " " J Egan, u ., J McCanne, hauling 31 ward pell tax A Mantey. labor on same 50 2.50 C2 C2. 1.25 C2 C & A Werner, stone for crossings 3d ward poll tax 12.50 C & A Werner,, stone for crossings 4th vrarr! nnll ta v 11 H li Bercheidt, labor 4th ward poll tax J McCanne hauling gravel, eame J Egan, labor 4tb ward poll tax A Mantey, libor H Young, .hauling p!6nk 5th ward poll tax P Galvin. drajing cement 4th well district A Csgwin, cement 4.L well dist. D G Cooke, reni. rumn - .. - - 1.25 8,75 2 50 , 2.50 50 . 2.25 3.50' 1.25 V 14.37 15.00 11.25 10.00 J llartman, labor B Bxrcheidt, labor J McCanne, hauling J Egan .. 1-bor A Mantey, labor Fi-h & Adam, lumber 4.76 On motioa council adj.-.urned to meet en the Cth dav of July. 18(i3. at 8'clo-k p. u. W. 11. ZARLEY, City Clerk. Room vr iue Common CorxriL, Joliet, July 0, lfc'G3. j St ec:al meeting. Piesont his Honnr Mey.,r Strnrg, Jr., end AH. Doolittle. 11 gint otbam, Herecb-ba.-h. Cagwin. Austin, Lto, Casey end Porter. R?adii g if the minntes of tbe previous meHKig divpensed with. R-pt.itoI Startling Committees. The corcniittee on .Streets and Bridge to whom h id lieen referred the matter of" retifciring the side walks on Chicago street, in de a verbal report that the side walk on each side were in a very dsnpsroos con dition, end ieeoajni uiled tl.at the side walks be luili on a good etone foundation', -.io a go-.d bud substantial menner. On ' m ni. n of Aid. Cuse3, ibe report 6f tbrv. ci.mmitt'.e was received and recommends- N, ti.m c incurred in; Whereup :n. rn mo ion the c iiur.cil 1 r. ceeJt d to ilct three com m't-eioneis to estimate the cost and rec m-nif-n-1 an afsessaient fur repairing the sido walk on each side. The Mayor appointed Aid. Austin tr.d Cognio tl!ere, and nn counting the votes it was found that S. W. Bowen, W. G Tbompon and C. Chapman had each received seven votes, that being a majority of the council they were de clared duly elected such commissioners. The fcame c mmittee made verbal re port in relation M Hickory Creek Bridj. ' thatthry had ixaruiued tbe same and found it very unrafa ard dangerous. On nioti m of Al I. Dj.ilittle, the committee on Streets and Bridges were authorizvd to con fer with the Ci-mmisbicners nf Highways of the Ti wn ol Juliet, and have the bridge repaired in a good and substantial Aid. Csgwin ofierrd an ordinance, which paesed to grade Jt Certon et. (See ordi nance.) On motion of All. Casey, three com mUsioneie wrro elected to estimate the expense and recommend an assesimer.t to grade Jtfferson t-trett, and on counting the votes cat it was round that W- W. Stevens, W. G. Thompson and M. C. Bis sell had each received eight votes, they were declared duly elected such commis sioners. On motion of Aid. Casey, three crmm'e sioners were elected to build a side walk on the west aide of Iowa Avenue, W. W. Stevens. Henry Logan and E. Reed, were duly elected such commissioneta. On motion of AM. Doolittle, tbe Buildi eg Committee were authorized to hart tbe store house in School Dist. No. 2 moved te tne nacx part ot tbe lot. On motion of GId. Cagwin, it was order ed that two stone cross walks be construct ed on each side of Ottawa street and aero Cass street, and the seme to be paid for -from tbe 4th ward poll tax. On motion eonncil adjourned to meet 00 the 11th day of July, 1863, at 8 c'clok p.m. W. U. ZARLEY, City Clerk. ORINANCES. Be U ordained by the common council of tlu City of Joliet. That a pomp and a well District be and tbe same is hereby eonstitatcd end defined . to be knjwn as pump and well District No. ' five embracing tbe following territory to wit: Block. Six (6) Seven (7) Fifteen (15) and Sixteen (16) io School Section addi tion to Joliet except lot two (2) in Block, Bis (6) and lot one (1 in Block (7). Patted and approved July 1st 18C3.'. W. A. STRONG. Jr. Mayor. . Attest w. u. z.ailit uny u.erx. lie it ordained ly the common council of,' the City of Joliet. Ibat the ordinance passed and approved .' lone oin, ieoj, appropriating jM.uuy be .. so amended that tbe Mayor be authorised to negotiate the bonds, provided for there in at any rate of interest that be may deem advisable, not exceeding eight per cent, per annom. Passed and approved July 1st, 1863. W. A. STRONG. Jr.. Mayor. , Attest, W. lI.ZaKLxr, City Clerk. Be U ordained by the common council of the City of Joliet. That Jefferson Street from' the west aide of Chicago street to tbe River Bridge, be improved by gravel material the same to be :. eight inches deep in the centre and round ' down to six inches in depth on tbe edges at Ibe side walks, the street side walls to be repaired by tbe owners of the property adjoining. Proper outlets to be made into, ftha aid, walk draina at intervals 1 .l.' .hw . V uiv . said street for tbe drainage of surface wat er. Tbe cost of such work to bo paid for'" by a special assessment to be levied for- iua rwi uui. wucu vuuecicu. rastta ana approved July 6tb 1863 W. A STRONG Jr. Mayor. 1 is -- XXT Tf 7. ....... .rt,-. All.. If, -! aVAftljlli V'J VICl