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fljcUJceklnllegtater, nxz'.z? ? ? " ? r~r~~ POINT PLEASANT, VA., THVUSDAY : : : : OCTOBER a, 1809. THE SITIMTIOX. Tho robal armies have been driven from Maryland, Sttoh a ragasd, rowdy isb, furo^ioiis, lean, oadavorous, dirty ?nd lousv I ordo of boings, -never wore congregated together, astonished the >rar\ pointed (he noil, or infected the free air of oar rounlry before. The ?tench eseaptn; from their filthy pt>r?ons was to beholders absolutely inJufTern 6le. Maryland instinctively repulsed the proff.;rod embraces of the poor, de luded, degraded, scabby vagabond*, and after hiving helped therntclves to all the "goo I thing's" within their rase', they have been hurled hack again from the "land of plenty" Into their own da?ola tod and God-forsaken conn'ry by lh' help o( "My K trylanjAH'honoT to loynl Maryland. Tho imibitioiH nti I "Unprincipled'political hacks nnd dema- j eogie consp'rat >rs, whns<) machinations | caused the mnsracro nf the l!)th of April, 1861, havo Imd their hellish schema p again thwarte,) by patriotic M-'irylnnders. May she ever nestle closs to that Union and Constitution which hits hitherto teen her prelecting ihiel.l. Cincinnati and Louisville, so long and eagerly covrtod by the sitarvinz paok of tlrieving rascals, it mfr\ nnd wo trust themgimuffins now ruthlessly ra vaging tho beautiful nnd fertile portions ?of central Kentucky, will within a fort night, bo summarily ejected. Tha invasion of I he North, so lung in sultingly thrcati ned by the" Insolent foe, mav now, notwithstanding their rccent ?uccessrs, becon'idered & comjHcle fail ure. The time chosen for tlio?e rebel raids was for them vi>ry opportune. The sit hundred thousand lately 'called Out, had not then entered the 'field, and our old army had been fearful Jy thinned,bv working in the trenches, ?exposed to the scorching Southern sun ?of the summer season, especially in erect ing those seven suecessivo fortifications ' extending from Pittsburg Linding to Corinth. But notwithstanding theso uu fortunate circumstances, we here sue "ceasfutty repdtted tlielr al'acks. A raid on an extensive scale, is said to be coniemplated into Western Vir ?ginia, since their "unchivalrous" expul sion from ' My Maryland." Their chief army now lies in an I around Winchester, in the Valley. Tho valley itself ought not to be ablo to sustain them Ions. ns it has been held by Union forces all sum mer; they may. therefore, look hithewa'd "with wistful ayes, but wo apprise the vnn dais that this part of Virginia, has a), rosily suffered so much from her open) and eeSret enemies, that hut littlo hn? teen raised (hi* year, and it wonld'nt pay them to attempt to gsther what lit tle is left here. They can't piss through here in a body, nn 1 if th^y scatter and 1ako 'to the timber,' our squirrel hunters aided by those across the river, will hunt j them down ai they would wolves. We conclude, then, it it would not be ejpe- , dierit for them to nttcmpt to "spread j ' themselves" in Western Virginia. The old government is determined to hold West Vireini", and protect her loynl cit'Jtens, who hftve risked all, in resisting the blandishment of subtle politicians, and all lha threata of the consp'rators a" tembled in fnrsie.il ronclaive across the 'mountains. The interest and destiny of this par', of the "Old Dominion" is in lis olubely interwoven with the old govern (sentand will reman loval thereto, what ? J' - 0* r.".;h#- ? r.-.*;; r. ? 5Y-)t ?*.. . f? has been too long tyrsnized over by the , aristocrat* of the "ti le water section," ever again to affiliate with th*m R.i not deceived you foul conspirator who rev . el .in.the blop.l, of you r?co? -Vrvmen. you have not the power to rivet anew tho 'ohains, your folly hns prema turely broken asunder. Twenty-two mil. lions of freemen have sworn you shall not *;jain mnke us "hewers of wood nnd ? drawers of water." Vottr rotten nnd bankrupt bogus oligarchical Rovcrn ?mont of slaveholders, has no charms for us. Wo will adhere to tho government of Washington as long as "water runs or grass grows." Our mountain air is loo 'free to be even brcathi'd *by ?uch Wood thirsty tyrants, as now ait in council in your doomed city of 'Richmond. Gloat while you may over your ill-golten sue. cesaes, you have gainad nothing substan tial or peimanent, and with our new 600,000 volunteers, you, under tho ncv regime (of tiling your chattels, as you have herolnfore used thorn,to relieve sol dier! from all ?svo fighting) yott.we s?y, ?will ere another summer bo drivon into it'jf fui f ol M'j'eo "So mote it be." "Who l? Governor!" In (ill mailers appertaining lo tlie Gov crnment llio governed aro pre-eminently inlOresleii ?lliis In a self-eviilt*nl propo sition?may be said to be axum^tic?es pecially so whan wo consider the nature or the constitution of our Government which resulted from tlie conoent of tho people ami is therefore tlie creature of the peoples c(Tcction. Tlio tlieory of our Government i?, tliut nil power reals4n tlie people, and is by tlio people delegated to agents -who nrn responsible to the people for all min isteiinl or executive no:s doilO under col or oflhat delegated power. Hence, as the agent o.mnpt exceed or act beyond tlie authority veile l in him by bi< prin cipnl, burbdcomei personally rerpinsi ble for all acts exccs-ivo, ?? too are tlw Governmental agents personally ro9pon- / siblo to tlii ir susperior?the people?for . all sup' r ileleiiative acts. Hence it is tlio impcrativi) duty of the agen', who has the interest of hi* principal fit heart, to nonsuit the wishes of his principal and net in accordance therewilh. lie's no unfaithfel ugent, unfitfor bis position,, who listens to and heeds the wishes and representations of others than hi* ptin-1 cipal, nnd makes the interest of his pi in cipal pot only secondary to but proino-. livo of thu designs and interests, if not j intrigues, of a third party. Would not i Justice brand Mich an agent as a betray- | erof the confidence of bis principal, and , force him iri the forum of conscience to 1 surrender the delegated powers to his - superiors and make amends lor the wr tig? Would he not receive the just condemnation, tlio bitter execration ol every honorable man ? We have thus premised to show that law nnd justice are equ illy imperative upon political as well as ordinary agents, and that the political agent cannot ex pect to escape tlie censure ol an outra ge. I people It therefore behooves the i political agent to guard with vigilance the trust confided in him; to rise above j nil undue influences that may be brought to bear upon him, and with integrity, hearken to tlio wishes an 1 the interests of his constituency. It is not our object as a journalist, to i: ake threats; to create strife ; to advo cate tho interosi ol one man and pred juclice the claims of another, but it is our bounden duty to delend the right of the people and lo caution the magistracy against neglect of duty and arraign it at the hor of public opinion if guilty of wilful abuse of power. It is our object in this article as the exponent of the arm ament, of the people, to bring to tlio ear of the Executive of the common wealth, that indignant murmur of his constituen cy against the undue influence which is fast wrnpping itself around him, and may ere long prove his political winding -shoot. If tho resolutions ol meetings of the people?if tlm petitions of the people themselves are to be pocketed unheeded whilst the mere dictum of one man, who reap* his greatness only from his conn trv's woe, is made tho fiat of tho execu- j tive will, what else coul 1 bo expected but the indignation of an outraged people.? I The wishes of a loyal people must be re renrde I ?their petitions nnd resolutions ? ? t ' must ho considered, and thei- rights; shall be enforce I and their interest-* pro tected, or the now Indignant?deep mean ing murmur will in venceance fall like bolls of Jove against tlio head of the proxy (accutire. Tho people desiro n j certain appointment, reasonable, prop- i cr,just; their wish is made known to j the Governor; but tho proxy says j no, and a (nvoiito nominee of his own | ?? t-hmst upon lh? people as the npnoiiv I tee of the executive wi'l. How many j commissions huso enmiisted from tho > hands of tho eteentivo upon tlie rooom- j mendation of that man? Who are the ro-1 cip'enls of tho fivort ?-iri questions | thai the Govertior'may will rolled up-1 ori, es llie peop!e have. Upon whose suggestion did the Gov- 1 eroor isMto n recent discriininnting or ter} ihnt through the military aim swent the * property of some of tho best nnd most loyill men of the State, placed those 'men fir the tims being undur the morti fying ban of suspicion and but fur tho sound judgment of tho commandant, ; who referred it back to tho Gorcrnor frnm where it nominally emanated, would 11uvo tarnished the luster of our jaraia? To such nil extent bus this in tfiuoflcc been lelt by iho peopln tho quos lion bus been common, "who io Gover nor?" Mortifying question when pro pounded an it is by that loyal peoplo who with sctimm placed the present executive in the gubernatorial cha r, relying upon h's judgment anil integrity alone to steer the ship of Stnto?Virgin sn -fiom the breakers safely through this raging son of blood to the hnven ol the Union. Conlidiug to him n trust of so groot niagnitudo, at n moment of the greatest peril to the Stoic, tlio loyal peo ple lookod to him as ibeir dellver^r?they belivred by bis wise adminintration ho would draw iliu erring hack lo their loy alty anil rivet the affections of tho peo p'o indissolubly to tho Union. Thou sands have returned to their allegiance am) rejoico in the restoration of their! Stato Government. There is mush the i execntivu has dune deserving the appro bation of tli? people. Tint I10 tliould hear in mir.d that to hnvo an influential and cffeciiva administration, ho must linvo the confidence of the people. To secure that confidence he tfiust not sit ns i an automaton?the mcro cxectttivo of the ; dictum nn.l will of Another?but as the1 chief executive of the Stale, havint? a mind of I.in own, act for tho general wel ftrc i f tho Stato. Let him follow in wisdoms light. break the shackles that j are being bound upon him,,in I tear away from that influence which, liko an ignis faluus, is leadin ^ him estray .robbing hint of thytjnnfidonre of tho people, yielding to a/other the executive power, whilst ho /ttain.s merely tho empty name, / ? Mil AN'CII'ATION I'lKJClAHATION. /On the 22d inst, the President issued tho long mooted proclamation in regard U? the slaves of rebel*. As We havenot jpace fur it in full in this i?suo, we will briefly state its principlo points. It"ia not to go inlo effect 'till the first of Jan uary next, thus giving them "?<' hundred days no:ico ; and os>it is intended to ap ply only to those States or parts of States that continue contumacious till the ex piration of the ''hundred dnvs," all may cseapo its effects entirely, by a timolv return to tho "old flag." 11 does not up ply at all to those slavo States or parts of States that have not rebelled, or that shall not be in rebellion on tlio cUy des ignated, but sueli nro ngain promised executive aid to insure compensation by Congress for all losses of loyal owners incident to 'be war. The Presidential schema of compensated emancipation and colonization, is again to te urged upon the next Congress, with a viow doubtless lo reassure loyal slnvo owners, that the r peculiar interest are not un uecssi.rily jeopardized. This proclama tion is tho most important stato jiapcr ever eRilriallug froir an Americafi Pros idont,?insuring tho suppression of the rebellion by the close of the current vear, or elso the freedom of three and a half millions of slaves. It is put forth I solely its a irar measure. by the President as Commander-in-chief of the Artrynnd Navy or tho United States. The laws an I usages of war authorize such com mander to weaken his antagonist by cap turing his seaports and sli ps, destroying his ua\y yards and arsenels, breaking up communications by destruction of nud ges, locks, and railroads, and capturing nnd destroying arms, amunition, clothing and supplies, and at the sanvi time to impair or dcttrny thr mtnns (or replenish | ing each. Tho slaves of rebels being j employed to make arms.omunition, forts, j ships, clothing, military roads, onrth- j works, &e? and especially \n furnishing i commistari/ supplies, eommmt sense, as j well as the laws of war, demand that, these ilarc auxiliaries he forcibly taken | from our enemy, end used as far an j practicable in support of, instead ofi agaimt the Union, and lot those we can't ! employ be speedily colonized by them-j selves. Let the Union live though Marc- j ry die We cull the attention of the reader to | tho letter on our first page, from tho ! special correspondent of the Cincinnati: Commercial, giving an ac?ount cf tho , TBttCSt'O. xftri. i/gir.uutft '.voni i'siTo'StS vilVe to this place. As th- letter referred i to contains all that we had intended say-1 ing in reference to that matter,its rcpro- j duetinn in our columns will render cdi tov'.n) rwn^unrwjoisafy. There lias been many important move monts undo by the Army of tho Knn whn, during the last fort-night, of which it is not proper for us to speak. If Gen. Loting wishes to know moro of tho dis position of tho Union forces at the lower end of tho valley, than he can learn through the Register, ho had better gath er up bir. ragatnufitns, and como down and boo for himself. Til Kill* nro some men who can iTonr j shoulder straps without suffering from j an attack of tho hig h'ud. Of this num ber wo reckon ('apt. Shaw, of tho 84th j Ohio, Provost Marshal of thin Post.? ? The Captain is an unassuming, ecusiblo I gentleman, peculiarly qualified (or tho J position he fills, as those can testily, who havo observed his firm, yet courte ous and dignified bearing in the dis charge of tho responsible duties dovolv- j ing upon him. Wr. Cnrl in the October number of III? Atlantic Monthly, an intcsrestmg paper entitled "Resources of the South," in which the writer in speaking of the force which the enemy enn bring into the field, says that there is conclusive evidence flmt at no period during the war.has the Confederacy had more limn three bun. died and tifiy thousand effective men in the field, and that it has no power to carry that number beyond four hundred thousand. The po pnUtiun of tho Union, by the census of 1BOO, was thirty two I millions. At ths usual rale of increase it now nmounls to thirty-four million* ; of these, four millions urn hlr.cks, and of the residue, twenty-six millions are in the loyal districts, an I but four millions in the Confederacy, il we cxilude New Orleans and those portions of Virginia and TenneSJOO which have been subdued by the Federal arms. In the Northern Stales tliu militia lias rarely exceeded ten per eont. of the pop. ulation. At lea?t one half of the popu lation is composed of femilcs ; one half of the residue is below the ag" of six. teen. If we deduct from the remainder thrce-twenticihs for tho$o below eigh teen, those abovo forty-live, nnd those exempted by law or infirmity, one tenth aloi* ?ill remain. It H said that l-'ic Confederacy tus called out ell the white males between sixteen anil thirty five, an I proposes to summon all of those between thirty-five and fifty. If il does so, we may well expert such forces to break down in hea vy marches or suffer from exposure ? liut let usasHume that it can bring into the field fourteen per cent, of its popula tion?(an I we must not forget that this is a high estimate, as all the able-bodied men of Massachusetts are but twelve per cent, of her population, or one hundred and fifty-fire thousand :) upon this as suTption the effective force of the Con federacy at the start was but five hun dred and sixty thousand, and if to thij we add forty thousand more for volun teers and conscripts from Maryland, Missouri, Kentucky and East Tennessee, we have a capacity for six bundled thousand only. Of these there l;R8 been a continual waste from the outset by sickness, desertions, cap'ure, nnd the cau?altics of war. The Union army has lost at least one ti.ird, and been reduced 'Trom-six hundred thousand to four linn- i dred thousand by such depletion; nnd in '.ho same ratio, the South, with infer- . tor supplies an I stores, an'I with greater exposures, must have losi nt lenst an equal number. In estimating its present rapacity at four hundred thousmd men, we undoubt ebly exceed the actual resources of the South. T? meet this wo have at least four hundred thousand effective men in the field, to be increased to a million by the new levies, nnd soon to be aided by thirty mail clad steamers added to our present fleet on the ocean and the Mis sissippi,?a naval force equivalent to at least two hundred thousand more. ? ? For the last fort-flight or more, clouds of dust have been overspreading everything and penoirelint; everywhere, rendering rcspirntion fo laborious that were it not necessary in older to live, we have felt like dispensing with breathing altogether. Matters havo been made worse than they would otherwise hove been by those who have eliargo of the frames of bones railed horses belonging to the Government, for they make it a point to go at a break-neck speed in all directions, lest said frames of bones might, by rest and proper treatment, no quiro a little flesh, and thus be fit for something else besides crow-bait. ??> -- n! V*< '?? County, has done something, one would think, towards putting down the Rebell ion. H* lias six sons nnd ona son in law now in tlio Federal army, and says Ive hsf one son tef'. who, with himself, is ready to respond to the next call of his country, Mm. Morrow, widow of James Morrow, nl<o of this county, sent six sons into the field, to buttle for the cause of the Union, five of whom nre still in the service, tho other having died of Camp fever nt Gauley. As wo nro personally acquainted with thono parties, wo know tlmt the ubovo state, mont is truo. Wo challenge nuy other ccunty in any other Stato to beat il.? Bully for Mason County. ? "Peterson's" Maun* I tic, For October, is received. It contains tho usual variety of engravings and we implicitly believe?although wo have not found time to examine?that il will sua lain tho reputation it has ?o long hold, of being one of tho chonpest Magazines published. Tories, two dollars n year. Address Chorles J. Peterson, .100 Chest nut St., Philadelphia, I'#., Mkirmiih Near lIufTiiln Vs. On Friday evening, 0 P. M. tho 91st ! regiment 0. V. I., left this phco, and ; proceeded up the Kanawha to within ! one mile of 18 mile creek, where it onp lured one of Jenkins' pickets, mid learn ed fro,11 him the situation of the enemy. The rebsls opened upon tho attacking i force with two p;eces ol cannon, when our forces uoslungiitankeis, knapsacks, &c., and striking a double quick, at tempted to capture tho piecrs; but tho : enemy being mounted; could not bo over ' taken, though our gallant boys chased the thieves through the town and to the rivor, wban they separated, p.irt contin uing up the river and the rest crossing it, but finding the opposite batik too warm for safety, they unohivalrously retired beyond range of our lire. It is said tho blin>liri2 du?t "kitkj I up" by the sko daddling cavalry, prevented our boys fr'ni aiming with precision, or lltcy doubtless, would have been much -more I severely handled, arid if tho 40th reg'i 0, V. I. wh cli hid gona up the river on : the other side, and the 2nd Va. cavalry which hnd by a circuitous route, oblnined ' their rear, been in ci operating distance, j the whole rebel crew might (have been bagged; but tho expedition was not hoot ? less, notwithstanding this unfortunate failure to "conic to time,"as we captured | three of Jenkins' cavalry, ki'led five an I ! wounded five, capture I >11 their tents and I camp equipage, itc., brought ewuy 13 I bend of horses, 17 head of cattle, ami a number of Enfield rifles Considering that this was the first time the 91st was under fire, after a night march ol ?2 i mile", their conduct deserves the highest I . a ] praise. j A march of 45 mi I'M in thirty boors,and the surprise of tho wily foe, with an hours [ successful skirmishing and without a ca sualty, may well receive our unqualified cmmendiition. [From the Qalltpolls Journal. We have been requested to publish fir the benefit of all concerned, the M b article of war. The depredations com mitted upon some of our citizens, by a few of our soldiers now in camp between this place and Point Pleasant, imperii I tiv-ly rail fur some restraint on part of I the officers. We know of one or irv.? instances where Union men have been 1 most outrageously dealt with. If such ! tilings aro to be permitted, we better sub mit to a rebel raid at once. It is very doubtful if Jenkins' Cavalry would have gone quite so far. It is but a poor re ward for services rendered the'Union j cause by our citizens sinee this war be I f-'an. We forbear publishing the fuels ] for the present, inasmuch as they will be | established before a Court Martial. The I 54th Article of War roads as follows : "AttTtCLe 54. All officers end sol diers are tD behave themselves orderly ! in quarters and on thoir march, and whoever shall commit nny waste or spoil, ; either in walks of trees, parks, warrens, fish-ponds, housts, or gardens, corn-fields ; iiiclosures of meadows, or shall mrii tionsly destroy any property whatsoever ? helonginj lo t/it inhabitants of the United ' S'a:a, unless by order of the comnian | der-in-cliicf of the armies of the snid \ States, shall (besides such penalties as they are liable to by law,) be punched according to the nuluro air! degree of . the oll'enco, by the judgment of n regi mental or general Court Martial.'* The ?ihove remarks of our neighbor of ! the Gallipolis Journal, will apply to this side of tho rivor also. Plagues, pesti lence, and the locusts of E*ypt may ! come but thoy could not bring w ith them more ruin and desolation than has been visited upon tho people hero during the last two weeks. For ourselves, we have , had our fonces, garden, hay, stable, and almosi everything else we possessed, dc Istrpyed; and have been called ad?d I rebel to boo', far protesting aeainst tho i destruction of wlmt. little property we had. Somebody is to blame for such treatment dt "loyal itic'iV, tiliiVwe tuft saj let the matter be investigated by a Couit ( Martial at onca. Sharp-Shooters. We arc pleased to noliee from pwted , hand-bills, that our old friond Lieut. , John A. M trlin is raising a company of sharp-shooters, and that ho has half his | company already recruited. As this is by common consent tho most desireable | branch of tho service, wo advise all en terprising young men to avail themsel ves at once of this fine opportunity to 'join a "crack company," Remember you are relieved ol all pickcl or menial duty, and aro only expected to "pick olT,'' from your distant stand-point, gun . nors and officers Let tho company bo | immediately fillod up. The "Atlantic Monthly" j For October is just rocoived. We I hnvo neither time nor room for an ex pended notice; nor is it nocossnry, All j we need do in to rofor to former notices and say that tho olmraotor ol tho work i? ' fully sustained. Ticknorit Fields, Pub. lishors, Boston, Terms, 83,00 VVk understand that an officer, whose name or rank wo did not learn,made lbs ralher brood Assertion the other day, that there is not a good Union man in Point Pleasant, and, gsvo it as his opioinion ili.it the citizens intend to raise the reb el (lag as soon as the Federal troops leave the town. At any other time such I a base and infamous imputation would not pass unnoticed, and we here pro j noutice tliecharge an unmitigated lie, let it emanate from whom it may. Thcro ? are men in Point Pleasant whoso loy ' ally if as unquestionable ns any to be found in Ohio,?from which State the pot-valiant creature who made the a bore charge hailj. The OI*t Ohio. When this new regiment entered our town some two weeks since, we were fa vorably impressed with their "physique" ? the gentlemanly bearing of Colonel i Turley and all his officer.*, and the quiet ' and orderly deportment ol his men, has not failed,?from its sirong contrast with certain otlur regiments,?lo elicit the ' heart-felt praise of a grateful public; and further, thezal and bravery evinced by the law-abiding 91st, in its recent trip to | Buffalo?a (eat that "old campaigners" ! might justly be proud of?giresan earn est of what may be expected of them, , when they are drilled and ' Beaconed."? | We will nut f.iilio rtmember the Bin, and note thi-if deed* a* thoy-"trusting in \ God," ? innrcl, hoaca.to aid in throttling 1 uuj country's foe. ? Ska Li. Cuanok continues to be ?1 h i) y I hourly, momently widhed i nd called foi, bm it doe* not come. The Govern men i undertook n task beyond in Ability win h it essayed to pro*.i le*;ur.M change kII once f>r the whole country. The peoplo HiifT r. ir.ide suffers from the want ol* essential ??n eleimnt of commerce, h? mvmII c'mnr:4 3T our L'^UIaturc, wliiili is expected soon to be ci lled in KxMa Session, would r*!nx for nix tnoMlis tie* ; prohibi.ion n^ain-t ti e is.-ue of no*? f??r , the fra'tionnl parw of a doll ir. pre.it re it?f ini?jh! ! e experienced, nnil ihero h : no iuirin-ic o'jecdon to the measure ? Paper m p ? p- r. nil hank* that m?s ! w. ?'ally ifMio not?*s of ono dollar mi '? ;? ? ? ward, run do no harm io the i-n-ie f smaller amounts, thatii-*., if icv I he co x?mI to do so. - ? ? ?? Tlib Washington Correspondent of ila Cincinnati (Iar_', wrili'i;; un!-r , ?September 20.h, 'ays: The papers her ' are ftt'l nf enn-in- > < speculaiions as to the plans of tin- .?bi-l autborilies for tli?? fur:li- r pru.ee ilion "i' their war of invasion. They talk about the prob ibility rd' Lee's detaching &0 COtt of his best troop-to t ik?j a inarch fr.mi Winchester Oil IVIiipliru. ?nd tl< - -i down the river in steamboats which, ,>?? - cording to tlut cpMidntions. ihc r 1 ? I nreto,!!nd all nicely lii d up for thmi <>' the Who 1 iii'i wharves. The dancer of a rebel ninvmeit n i Whstcrn Virginia is out prop b'y m estimated. It was found out nth. ir i patches, a con.ple r.f w,)i>k* ngu, >? i many in'ieations h?? vi> ten :?.! !?> ? ??iifirin the suspicions there thrown i u ; but th-> papers here, in their specuhi'iun* on II ? plans, seem to imagine that Virginia and Ohio are as easily crossed by n form! march as Rhod* Island or the l)is:ri of Culnmbia. The rebels out pin 1 from Richmond are said to be th>it ? ? this invading army shall have been si ted off, the balance of L'O's fotoes >v fall back to Richmond, if not interrupted by our troops, and take a position inside [ the fortifications of the rebel capital. A j large share of this, however, is, deubt ] lesa, the slifcres". speculation. Our readers may not he awaro that. Point Pleasant is the onlv place in Wes tern Virginia .South oftli? Little Knna. wlia now in the occupation of the Fud y'-it rtu'/t' Jv. , . .? ?'(Joicy," for October, An nnprecodontod number. The on. graving* ore ?uporb. "Plotting Min ' "hitsf;" io a beauty. This number con I titina seventy five engravings; mora than were ever before published in ono num j bet'. Now is the timo to form club? for 18G3. | .Address L. A. Godcy, 323 Chestnut \ St,, Philadelphia, Pa. Tub Indian War in tub Whst.?A Washington dispatoh to tho N. Y, J'ort tays that General Pope telegraphs from the West that tho Indian difficulties in Minnesota aro more formidable than he j has anticipated, and asks for authority j to havo two regigients of volunteers mounted to pursue tbo Indian war pari lies. . Anotmkii Nrw UouNTKRrttiT.? A dan gerous counterfeit nolo, of tho denomi nation of 8fi, on tho Mechanic!1 Hank of Pittsburg, linn been put in circulation.? It can be onsily ilcteotod by tho word ftvo on the face of tho nolo being print ed in green while tho gonuino is printed in red.