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J. CASKBY, - - - Editor.
THURSDAY, i i i I : : : r. : vJUNE 2Y, 1 86i.
CoREEcnos. Wo'stated'week before Niat,
that "Mr. Eli HosTETXEE"of German township,
a candidate for Sheriff before the recent Demo-creti'Primarr:'Electi6Dr-
in this county, had
been bro6ghtontfiBjorder.todefcat Mr. WuesK
a caniddato for tne same omce. j.ms report
jery-crtenajircnlated before threlec"
tion aadprelty generally believed. We have
since satisfied ourselves, and ire think JIr.
Wnsox and his friends ore satisfied too, that
hi Wiarge' wasnrorv13urr? Hi xia induced to
be acandiJafe th'roneh the earnest solicitation
of friends is the eastern and southern portion of
our county., They pressed his claims because
they thought him deserving, and not out of any
hostility to. Mr. Wilson, 'who was theirsecond
choice among the candidates named for that
office. ,
JlisoMc Ceiebelatiox. Last Monday being
the anniversary of John the Baptist, it was da
is celebrated by the the Masonic Fraternity of
lulersburg. There were with them on the
occasion 'quite a large number of the Brethren
of Akron, Canton, Massilon, and other towns.
The new Masonic Hall in Millersburg, a taste
fully and appropriately furnished room, or rooms
was also dedicated oa that day. The oration
was delivered on the Public Square, by Eon
Ii. V. .Biezce of Akron, and is well spoken of
by those who heard it. The occasion brought
together large numbers of our citizens, and ev
erything passed off pleasantly.
tgjThe illustrated papers are of stirring in'
terest these times. Besides the vast amount of
reading they contain, the illustrations are
worth five times the price asked for the?, be
ing correct views of battles and battlegrounds,
fortifications and encampments, maps and dia
grams showing the position of our own army
and that of the traitors. They cost six cents,
find if bought regularly by every family, as
they should be, and preserved, will make a
nice illustrated history of the war, which five
times the cost of it -will not buy -when the war
is over. For sale at the Post Office.
"Attention of the traveling public is di
rected to the Advertisement of the Cleveland,
Columbus and Cincinnati Railroad, in to-day's
-paper. This .is, undoubtedly one of the best
built and best managed .Railroads in the west
ern country, and there have been fewer acci
dents on it than any other road that we know
of. E. S. Fust, Esq., Superintendent, is a
gentleman of -fine administrative talent, as his
success in that position fully demonstrates.
Tnn 4tH w Beelct. The notice of the Cele.
bration of the coming 4th of July in Benin,
was mislaid, and hence did not appear in last
weeks paper. They are to have a good time
generally ,the whole to conclude with an Anni
versary Ball at .the Chepaultepec.Hall. Music
ly A. G. McCobmiok's Band of Millersburg.
The Committee of Arrangemcnrs ars J. S. Mc-
CoaELL, J. Ji Nowtrs, and Dr. J. TV". Yodeb.
The 4th a MiuEnsacBa.-?rhero is to be a
grand -jld time in Millersburg on the coming
4th of July. Lots of "Soger folks" w.ill beherc,
fire Companies will parade Ac, "There. will
be music, marching and squirting, at intervals
throughout the day, with other .attractions too
numerous to mention. Everybody is ijvited
Those not receiving a 'printed invitation will
consider themselves 'jn," and come anyhow,
The Jirst man that gets drank here on the occa
sion is to be bumped.
t50"Thel6th OhioRegiment, in, which are
the Millersburg Company, is at present encamp
ed at Cheat River, Va.,
The news of a fight between the TJ. S,
troops under Gen. Lyon and the Missouri trait
ors, published last Sreek has been confirmed.
There has been one or two skirmishes since
that in all of which the Federal troops have been
successfcL The Missouri' rebels, like their fel
lows in Virginia, run well.
gpThe TJ.- S. troops recently paid a visit to
Jiorfolk under cover of the night, and burned
the rebel steamer Glcncove. Several boat loads
ot TJ, S. Marines, on the 23d inst., run into the
harbor at Mobile, and cut out a schooner belong
ing to the citizens of Mobile.
(30 The election-for members of Congress in
Kentucky on Thursday last, resulted in the
complete success of the Union men, they electing
all their members but one.
Public Ikstalxatiox of Officers. We are
requested to give notice that there is to be a
public installation of the officers elect for the
coming term, of the Independent Order of Odd
Fellows, at their Hall in Millersburg, on Tues
day evening next The citizens of Millersburg
and others desiring to witness the ceremony,
are requested to be present
2f Gen. Cabjuxctox has been promoted to
a Colonelship in the regular army. How a man
that never was fit for a private is to bo convert
ed into a good Colonel, is a mystery to us. His
is an appointment "not fit to be made." Gen.
Schetck's was another of the same kind, and
we might enumerate other instances where ig
noramuses in military matters have been ap
pointed over the heads of experienced military
tSTfter all the fuss and falsehood told by
Locofoco papers in Ohio, that the Western Re
serve had sent no troops into the army, it now
appears that it' was soldiers from that portion
of our State that were first in the engagements
at PhUlippi aud Grafton.
t&-Ex-President Vas B vara has been heard
from. He says "our Government mud be sus
tained, at whatever cost." of course this is
the sentiment of every, honest, Northern man.
but we knowef Northern men, and Ohio has
more than her dure of these traitors, who sus
tain their Gorerament by sympathising and
indirectly aiding thpso-who are trying to de
stroy iti ...Vwa,
Bcxlt fobI'JUve, Dave Todd in a recent
speech on the Reserve, said that he "approved
ot every act of MnZacoLX ia the prosecution
oi me present war."- ' v
vmcctiA. The die is cast The Virginia
wonveniion, assembled at Wheeling, hag for
mally deposed the old treacherous State Gov
ernment, and will proceed at once to take con
trol ot the State. The tables have turned up
on the Virginia traitors, and as tho troops ad
Vance, they ,ui be- stripped of their powers,
r"J; Baff the consequences of their
treason. The patriots' of Virginia are doing
tteir work fearlessly and well, and they will
be.rewarded with an early success. A more
prosperous and noble career, under the new
. 18 ltle Old Domini
am flays ot lojd, wise.Xctcher. and the
i en-
lire nost of Virginia traitors are numbered
Shall we have Peace. It is stated thai the
Legislature of Maryland appiqated a commit
tee to visit MonLTOsaerr and finiJ out. from 3m
(Vatis how5 they were proe-rteaneVittf thVir.
and, irform him that in Maryland there are
thousands of secession Econndreh,who sympa
thisewith IfieSouth in their attempts to destroy,
informalijB'lhey gave him.SaicfheNrassick
of his business already, and if the Northern
people would only let them have what they
have stolen, keep up their little one -horse gov
ernment they would be satisfied. Beginning,
at last, to comprehend that the crazy bark of
S ccession is floating adrift .on the wide ocean
of anarchy, without chart or compass provis
ions failing a leak,, sprung and symptoms of
munitypn board the rebel Captain and his
officers are evidently beginning to look despair
ingly to some, place of refuge; and the first
they would make for, if they knew how, is
compromise'. We can understand how it may
be worth while of J Err Davis and his crew,
just now to seek an armistice,but we cannot ex
actly see the immediate advantage to Uncle
Sam in such an arrangement With the Xorth
unanimously banded against them, when they
felt certain of having at least one-half on their
side without money or credit with an over
whelming army threatening them by land, and
a navy blockading every outlet to the sea with
indispensable supplies of every kind cut off by
land and water, and their privateers denied the
use of foreign ports with the certainty thus
staring Item ia the face of seeing their army,
not long hence, mutinous, not .only through
want of wages and food, but the discovery of
the infamous falsehoods by which ambitions
leaders have lured them into rebellion against
the mildest form of hnman government with
the. horrible conviction ever present that they
are sleeping on a volcano, readyat any moment
to burst beneath .them, and that nothing can
prevent this war from gradually expanding in
to one of liberation; if wickedly persisted in
it will be infinitely more strange if the Reb
els do xor.soon see the necessity of retracing
their guilty steps.
But we very much mistake the spirit of our
people if, after all this terrible los3 of blood,
treasure, and commercial prosperity; if after
the gross insult offered their country, in the
face of all Christendom; if, after they have al
ready sacrificed and are prepared to sacrifice,
for blotting out this stain on her escutcheon,
they are going to be quietly hocus-pocussed
into putting down their arm, until they see :he
way perfectly clear, not only for temporary .but
perpetual security against the recurrence ofsuch
disgraceful attempts against her peace and
The rattlesnake of Secession must not be
scotched but killed before we can indulge in
feelings of safety for the future. Whenever the
Seceded -States like the penitent, weeping,
"Maid of Milan" come back in distress, and
singing "Home, sweet Homel" they will find
a dear old homestead ready to receive them,
and their joyful sisters eager to hear them again
in fond embrace. If, on the contrary, Davis
fc Co. are madmen enough to attempt any
scheme of compromise, merely as the means of
forcing unfair advantages, or getting breath
ing time to mature their nefarious plots, they
are very likely to.be treated as madmen fre-i
quently are, viz: get knocked down first, then
argued with alterward.
t5FTbe policy of our rulers towards the.
rebels must be changed; or the attempt to con
quer them will most assuredly result iu defeat
and disgrace. Christian forbearance is a very
good thing, sometimes, but it is not suitable, for
the present.Nation.il crisis.while Union men are
being slaughtered in the South, captured reb
els are suffered-to depart after taking an oath
of allegiance,ld fight again in opposition to the
Government When caught in the act of as
sassinating our pickets they are sent to jail to
await trial. Federal volunteers captured by the
enemy, are given a drum-head trial, and sent
to eternity without preparation., That is the
difference on the two sides of the line, and wc
are not surprised.that bets arc offered, in Wash,
ington that the Government has not the courage
to hang a traitor. Will nothing short of the
capture of Washington convince the .Adminis
tration that the traitors cannot be coaxed into
a return to" allegiance? The rebels hang Union
men upon the slightest pretext. 'They do no
hesitate to murder, burn and destroy where it
will advance theircause. Could they get hold
of the President, or any member of his Cabi
net, thcy'would hang him without trial, and
abuse his body after the breath was out of it.
Dox't Cet. Report says that the U. S.-Sen
ators from Kentucky and Missouri, will not
take their seats at the coming extra session of
Congress. There is a report also going that
the Hon. A. H. SiErnrxs, Vice President of
the Southern Conthieveracy is dead.
Say-Thc Chicago Pod represents the Hon. O.
H. Beowxisg, recently appjinied to succeed Mr.
Douglas in the United States Senate, as "hold
ing conservative views of the agitating questions
that have, within the last few years been in
luscd into the politics of the countrv." Con.
scrvauve tilings are excellent tnings. JNo roan
J? It . - . ..." V-' b -
can can think too highly of conservative views.
They ought to be everywhere prevalent. They
are whatare they? Wc confess that we
have not the remotestidca, the faintest possi
oie conception, ot wnat is meant by "conser
vative views of the agitating questions that
have, within a few years, been infused into
the politics of the country." The point to be
ascertained is: Will the Hon. O. H. Baow.t
lg give his influence and his vote to sustain the
Government of the United States as it is reprc
sented by its present Executive officers, and
their policy?
S5?An eastern paper suggests that the troops
now concentrated at Fortress Monroe, Washing
ton City, and in the vicinity of Harper's Ferry.
unite and celebrate the approachine; Fourth of
July m Itichmonu. Virginia. There is no point
in the whole country where the national anni'
versary could be more appropriately cclebra.
ted by our gallant volunteers, and with happier
client, than at the old capital of Virginia.
Again we second the motion, and request Gen.
ocott to "put it before the house.
KB'It Reims that the effect of emancipation
in Kussm has been to leave the serfs precisely
where they -ivero before. Where any of them
were so idle as to suppose that they were free
agents, with the right to go and do as they
pleased, the strong arm of the Government is
lifted to point out them their mistake. Any
demonstrations of insubordination have been
instantly suppressed by the military power;
i 1 1 , ' i - .... '
auu me. Btrit bibco ,iia emancipation, is the
same thing no has been for a hundred genera
tions. tyThey had a Bank Mob st Milwaukie on
the 24th inst., which resulted in the destruc
tion of a largo amount of property and the
wounding of several Bank officers. It was
caused by the Banks of that city throwing out
of circulation the notes of a Jarec number of
the Banks pf that State. 'The militarr were
called out and a large number of the rioters ar
For the Republican.
FjBxap Casket: Since I' last wrote to yon
we aMMxen ,som hard times, and others not
quite -so hardWeTare doing finely at the pres
ent timer but on-last Sunday; -Monday, and
a uesoajjwe, naa scarcely aayiningio eat. une
day; we haa, but;,tnree crackers, (Virginia
tonefas we?caIKlhem,)tto be divided between
each mess; of eight men. But let that pass.
we nave plenty now or everything.
CaptfCrawford, of Defiance, formerly of New
Philadelphia, was accidently shot by one. of
the pickets, on last Wednesday night, and was
buried with the honors of war yesterday "morn
morning, at 8 o'clock. The facts in the case
arc, as near as I can learn, as follows: The
captain, was going the rounds to sec that the
pickets' were, oil .doing their 'duty; "when Tie
came to this one, seeing the picket standing up.
against-it tree-Terr quietly for some minutes,
thought he was asleep, and that he -would slip
up and surprise him. The picket was watching
what he thought to be a man crawling along a
fence, in" an opposite direction to where the
Captain was, and thinking it was an enemy in
the act of picking him off his post, was watch
ing it very closely, when the Captain came up
and struck the bayonet of the pickefsgun with
his sword; the picket having his gun cocked
for the supposed enemy, wheeled and charged
bayoneton the Captain, and in the excitement
discharged his gun, the contents of which en
tered the Captain's breast, killing him instant
ly. Capt. Crawford was beloved by all his
company, was a good commander anil would
no doubt have led his men to victory, had that
monster. Death, spared him. He was a lawyer
by profession, and is known td many citizens
ot Holmes and Tuscarawas. His father is a
wealthy farmer and resides near New Philadel
phia. I notice a telegraphic report in your paper
from Cincinnati of the Philltppi engagement
it gives the lGth regiment no credit, when G
companies of our reg. were In the chase. None
of Company G were among them, except the
Drum Major, B. J. Moanis. I can't call it a
battle. There were borne 40 or 50 killed ami
a number wounded, all on the secession side.
They did not fire a gun on tho Federal troops.
One of the prisoners .shot Col. Kelly with a
pistol, but he is not dead, nor do 1 think he is
in ranch danger. He was shot through the left
shoulder. We came here one week ago yester
day, and will probably remain here sometime
For the Republican.
CAMP PHILLIPPI, VA., June 10, 1861.
Dfab After considerable delay, I
agniutakc up my pencil to let vou know how we
arc getting along. Wcare now in camp in Phil
lippi, a small town on Valley River, 18 miles
South-east from Grafton and about 14 miles
North of the Cheat Mountains. Wc did not
get here in time to have a hand in the taking
of this place three companies of our regiment
being Kept bacK tor the purpose of guarding
Grafton; however, we did not lose much, as the
Secessionists did not make even an effort to
withstand our forces, but retreated at the firing
of the signal gun. There is no doubt of the
bracry of the Northern soldiers. Those who
witnessed the fight say the boys rushed down
the hill side firing their guns, yelling at the
top of ther voices, driving the poor rebels before
them like leaves before the coming storm. Ma
ny amusing stories are 'told of the fizht. The
enemy retreated southward and are now over
forty miles from us. 1 conversed with an in
dividual a few days aero, who had made his k.
cape from "them but a short time before, and 1m
said there were now not more than 1000 of them
in camp; that they were greatly dissatisfied.
1 wo companies nad not returned since the ta
king of this place, and that qnite a number
were' waiting for an opportunity to escape.
.since mat wme, a understand one Whole com
pmy has deserted, and wc have trot the Can-
tain of it a prisoner. Had the attack on Phif
hppi been properly conducted, we could have
taken every secessionist prisoner. Quitca num
ber it is reported, were killed, but they were
carried away asjast as shot down. But one of
the, Union men." Uol. li-elly, ot the Vire. reel
roent, was wounded, it is thoucht not mortally.
as he is reported to be recovering. Quite an
amount of provisions and about but) stand of
anus were captured. Uur soldiers have entire
possession of the town, and some of them are'
living in very fine houses. In three or four
of the houses the soldiers have pianos, on which
they make some'ralber gay music during their
leisure hours: i eruaps you will not object to
asaon. ucscrjpuon:
Western Virginia yon already know is
rough mountainous country, lo me it seems
but thinly settled. The soil I should think is
good , but it is set up on edge so much that it
very hard lo work. JBut little wheat is raised,
corn being the principal product. What corn
I have seen does not appear to be any better
than it should be. This is quite a good country
for crazing have seen some vers- good cattle
should Ihinkjt a splendid place for sheep.
rnui grows in auunaancc climate lempcrau
and" heal thy days rather warm, but nights cool
The farmers, or at least what I have seen, ap
pear to be comfortably situated, yet few of.
mem are wnat we call rich, l have not seen
a good barn since I left Ohio have seen but
few horses have notseenji garden that would
compare with those I saw on the Ohio.river.
What roads I traveled were good. Timber
think is not, quite so heavy as in Ohio. This
is truly a leautiful country to travel over. To
our unpracticcd eyes it seems as if nature has
almostoverdone herself in furnishing such grand
ana magninceni scenery, branding upon one
of the highest hills, far in the distance may be
seen tue blue range oi mountains, nature s ev
erlasting chain, stretching away to the North
and South, while here and there a peak proud
er than the rest rears its rugged head above its
Icllows, piercing up into the blue ether, and as
the eye turns from cazine upon these, it rests
on the breakers clothed in living green; rolling
off in vast sweeps like mighty waves of the sea.
Such scenery is well calculated to stir up feel
ings of reverence and awe in the mind of the
beholder. Who could be passive while behold
ing such mighty works of Him who fashioneth
everything even according to his own will.
But I must close. Fxcuse writing with apen-
-:i ii t i i . a . -. i 1
t;ii, it nua uii cuuiu gei 10 write wim.
l remain son,
For the Republican.
Affairs at Home.
June 17th, 1861.
Mr. Editoe. While tnkin?aviev of nation.
al matters, we find that we have an immense
body of rebels in the Southorn portion of this
Confederaev-men tlmt. nri f rnifnrK tn tlintr win
try, doing all in their power to destroy our in
stitutions of civil libctty.
But we think it eouallv necessary to look
at home. That we have traitors in onr nation
we need not affirm, and we have them in our
own neighborhood and vicinity. Their actions
snow it. .look at them. On Saturday last
(June 15th') the pupils of Sub District No 2.
of Ripley Tp. Holmes Co., met; ot Bnowx's
fccuoolhouse, and saw htto express their Union
sentiments by liberally contributing 'and pur-
cuasiug a nag, me eniDiem oi our country, viz:
the Stars'and Stripes. It was reared near tho
SchoolhOpse on an oak pole, to thc.hightof
o. loci, amiusi ine encers oi the whole school.
ranging in ages from 6 to 14 vea'rs. Every
thing passed off in peace and harmony. By
and liy the night came on. Some wicked rebels
laKing a cowardly position by coming as thievs
in the night, cut down the pole that proud-
bore tho emblems of our country, the Red
White and Blue tokens of Devotion purity and
fidelity. The pole was raised on a scrubby
Shcllbark Hickory pole. That this was done
by a rebellious club I need not mention. They
are traitors to our country, nur en imies in so
ciety, opposers of everything that is good.
Coming as thieves ia the night and tearing
down the token ot our country reared by school
children, and bearing the motto. "We are for
the Union." Must the flag of our Union be
torn down and tramDlcd under the iron heel of
nn nltrrnrMi9 Krnt till t,l 1.:. lna.
(-, . u i. 1 11 1 wuuiie uiuvio uia laa,
trump. "May those rebels receive as their re
ward, a cobweb pair of breeches, a porcupino
saddle and a long journey.
t3T En gland is sending large reinforcements
of troops to Canada. This movmcnt they admit
is suggested by the American difficulties, but
only for protection.
jy Large numbers of troops from Indians,
Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, and other Western
States are on their way East. Several thousand
troops are also daily leaving Washington for
different points in Virginia. One hundred
rebel' troops and reported to be in that State,
and there is every prospect of hard fightiDg b-
forr many days.
NEW YORK, June 21.
The Herali s WasBiseion, aisat sava
To-daj,."aboHt'5,W$ trwrtsTj'GeS;
McDowell's. 'division, iidudwg two ObSa
rpm'mpnls'hnva "move& from.fiall's Cross
Roads to thoneigbirbodod of' FaltW
Church, about 3:biiletf jdislArit-.from eilber
lairt.ix uourijaQtue or Vienna.
Capt Tompkins, of the cavalry, return
ed'from. a reconnoisance, .this JLJtf., to-
wardYienna,.anTiports, a force of 2,500
rebels at that point, i If, as is probable,
the latter should be reinforced to-nighl.
battle between these forces will bo almost
innnifnhlo fA.mnrM tWT -
lututu lU-tUUDUR
A collision occurred jliis, morning be
tween a picket guard of tho "Second Con
nec'licut Regiment and'a 'rebel picket near
Falls Church. The Connecticut picket
was ordered to occupy tue' position held
by tho rebel picket. It is reported that
on taking possession of the ground one of
the Connecticut men was killed and tour
wounded. The loss of the other side
supposed to" be greater. This report needs
confirmation, although it is from n reliable
I learn from Gen. Wald bridge that the
Governors of all tho'Slates have replied to
his letters inquiring whether they were in
favor of a vigorous prosecution of the war.
They are a unit in declaring that they
are ready with men and money to bring
the war to a close.
Col. Ritchie, of Gov. Andrew's stnff,
telegraphed, to the Governor to-night, at
the request of the Government, to start
seven of the ten regiments accepted yes
terdav on to-morrow. It is reported that
the. seven regiments referred lo have been
drilling some time, and arc thoroughly ap
pointed and rcadv to start.
It is now evident tiiat the main blow
against the rebels will be struck from the
Federal Capital. The army of Washing
ton now consists.of full forty-five thousand
effective men, comprising two infantry and
one cavalry regiment of regulars, twenty-
one regiments from tbe city and State of
New York, five from Pennsylvania four
from Maine, three from Connecticut, thro 3
from Michigan, two from Ohio, two from
Massachusetts, one from Rhode Island, and
six batteries of Light Artillery.
Ten thousand more men will be added
to this immense body next week. Ten
thousand, with the District Militia will be
sufficient for the events of the Capital
that a grand armv of 45,000 as spirited
troops as can be found anywhere, can be
moved against. With the aid ot Ueneral
Patterson's Division, they will be more
than sufficient to break tbe lines of the
Rebels and drive them in the direction of
surprise has been expressed in some
quarters at tbe failure of Gen. Scott to
prevent the erection of batteries at various
points. on the right bank, of the Potomac.
The impending advance of the Union army
towards tttcumond, however, will either
compel the Rebels to remove their batter
ies, or render them an easy prey to the
Union forces. Ucn. bcott is simply mdis
posed, to take, at a great sacrifice of life
what will be had in due time without blood
Gen. McClelland has been ordered to
sweep the last vestige of secession both
out of Southwestern and Northwerlern
Virginia. His army will be strongly rein
forced for immediate operrlions south of
the Kanawha river.
The heavy "seacoast -guns are now near
ly all mounted in the batteries on the Vir
ginia side and regular artillerists are daily
drilled at them for several hours
An opinion is entertained here that tho
main body of tho rebel army has not re
turned to the neighborhood of Harper'
Ferry, but only detachments to attract the
attention of General Patterson's division
by creating the impression of the return, of
all ben. Johnson s force lo prevent lb
sending forward of any part of Gen. Pat
terson's troops to btrenglhen the Federal
columns here. There is reason to beliv
that in the meantime Ihe principal part of
uen. Johnstons cemmand are now in the
vicinity of Leesburg and Edward's Eerry,
The Time's despatch says: Secretary
be ward gives notice that hereafter no pass
ports to leave the country or to pass with
in the lines of the rebels, signed by the
Foreign Ministers or Consuls, will be good
unless conntcrsigncd by the btate Depart
A special messenger just arrived from
Fortress Monroe, says two men arrived
there who had escaped from Sewelrs Point,
It seems the battery at sewelrs Point
composed of five Columbiads, six pieces of
smaller bore, and three rifled cannon
all fourteen guns. Between the Point and
Norfolk are two other batteries, armed
with the stolen guns from the Navy Yard,
At aewell s Point thero are 500 men
Norfolk 15,000 men most of them now
under orders for Richmond; and at inter
mediate points about 2,000. Among them
aro 15,000 South Caroliniaus, two full
regiments from Louisiana, and one from
Georgia. The last three havo been so much
dissatisfied with their treatment and prob
able destiny, that Howell Cobb, who has
two sons in the Georgia regiment, was sent
tor trom tticbmond to address them.
He bade them be of good courage, nnd
pledged his word of honor that within
three months tho Confederate army would
not o'-Iy occupy Washington, but would
have subdued the entire Union forces of
the .North. The men also say that the
rebel leaders will force them through
bloody war, and persist in their treason to
the end. JLbcy also say that the most ex
aggerated reports of outrages committed
upon women by Northern soldiers, reached
the rebel camps, these base fabrications
acting as stimulent upon tbe men.
Uovernor 1'ickens has issued a proclama
tion forbidding any more South Carolina
troops from leaving. Palmettbdom ex
presses' tho belief That -Northern hordes
contemplate an invasion of the sacred soil
of S. C. via Charleston, and says that tho
first duty of South Carolinians is to tho
Stale. This is tho legitimate beeinnini?
oi tue ena.
.1 . . 1 " "
The World's Dispatch savs: The fisrht
at Edwards' .terry on Monday seems lo
have -been rather a serious affair, as we
learn from Virginians, who came over for
protection, that between forty and fifty
were killed by the bombs that were thrown
with so much accuracy among them from
a bowizer on this side. A boat load of
rebels were crossing tho mouth of a small
creek, making into tho river, toward the
close of the action, when a bomb from the
battery Durst immediately over it. and af
ter the smoke cleared away only two men
were seen standing, out of between twen
ty and thirty in it. Many bodies were dis
tinctly seen floating in the water about the
Tho'JVtoune' SDecial d'snatch savs it
is probable that all the roads between 'the'
advance posts of the enemy and ftom there
i? -j -.1
towards outlines are covereu wn.u uiaat.eu
batteries. . 'In add! tdon to-those discerned
'byTfLieot-: Tompkins,! lit .has been ascer-
uuneu mat mere is one;ana proDaoiy mors
in the woods near Springfield, the first sta
tion from; Alexandria, "on the Orange fc
Alexandria road, Dine miles from Alexan
dria and eighteen from Manasses Junction,
and protected by a force of several hundred
men. It is believe they have been lately
NEW YORK, June 24.
The World's W,ashinglon dispatch slates
that the. latest advices continue lo repre
sent lt.tho intention of ISeaureguard to ad
vance on the Federal lines.
Yesterday was the day fixed for a move
ment on Washington. The Government is
satisfied of this, and that, there is an exten
sive spy system is in operation for the bene
fit of tbe Rebel uovetnment. .Letters nave
been sent daily from Washington, South,
by persons who are here to watch opera
tions of the Government. Prof. Lowe
takes his balloon down to Falls Church to
day. He makes an ascent to-morrow morn
ing and takes a view of tho rebel camps at
It is believed that tho Navy Depart
ment will make an "average of all the bids
for gun goats and award them to the con
tractors who will build them within sixty
The Tribune's dispatch says that Balti
more though quiet on the surlace, is pro
foundly agitated underneath, and is only
held iu check by fear. At any indication
of nn outbreak, Gen. Banks will without
doubt shell the city from Ft. McHenry,
He is the man to obey his orders to the
very letter.
The reinforcements for which Col. Stone
has sent are only for ordinance, and with
out which ho hesitates lo cross tbe river
and attack the enemy's batteries that daily
menace him. The origiual design of his
expeditiou was to cut on tbe retreat from
Harpers horry.
Com. Vanderbill has offered the Govern
ment the steamer Vanderbilt at a fair val
uation. If the)' will not take heron these
terms, be will make her a present to the
United States
The Atlantic Steamship Co., through
Vanderbilt baveoliered the Government the
following steamers; Ocean Quean, new and
complete in every respect, the Ariel, in fine
condition, the new iron steamship Cham
pion, built in 1859, ihe very light draft of
water, and the steamer Daniel Webster.
The price of either or all of said steamers
to be tue sumect to tue decision ot tue
Board of Commodores.
Mcssers. Johnson nndEthridge, of Tenn
havo been assured by tho war office that
the Union men in East Tennessee, and
wherever else in the State' they may need,
shall be sustained by tho strong arm of
tbe liovcrnment, and an order has been is
sued including Tennessee in the district un
der command of Brig. Gen. Anderson.
A naval expedition of much magnitude
will soon be fitted out to operate upon the
coast of Texas consisting of war vessels
and transports carrying munitions of war
and men. The expedition will bo .large
enough to take tho field and form a nuclo
us around which the Union men, under
Houston, can rally.
The N. Y. Heralds dispatch from Wash
ington, June 23d, says: To-morrow there
will be an extra meeting of the Cabinet,
Avhou Gan. Scott-nnd his Staff, and tho vn-
Tious Generals and Colonels of Regiments
now in and about Washington will be pres
ent. It is understood that Major Gener
als Butler, Banks, and Dix have all been
summoned, ocott win submit Ins pro
gramme for prosecuting tho war. That
the Rebels have changed theirs cannot be
doubted, and hence it is believed Gen.
Scott has some new project to submit at
this great council of war.
Our Government has demanded of the
Prussian Minister that the exequator of
Trappman, Prussian Consul at Charleston
who recently left Boston with dispatches
from Jeff. Davis to his Commissioners in
Europe shall be withdrawn. This demand
will be complied with by that Govern
ment. It is stated that all dispatches to
and from the South that go to Europe are
sent tbrough the foreign Legations. This
matter will undoubtedly be inquired into.
Gen. Butler spent the morning at New
port News, whence no movement of impor
tance was reported.
Privato Parker, of ihe Vermont Regi
ment, prisoner to the rebels after the Great
Bethel affairs, has just been exchanged, and
gives the following nows: He says L. W.
Ulark, of the 3d JNew xork, deserted the
night before the affairs at Great Bethel.
He obtained a citizens dress from a secess
ionist, nnd gave the redels full information
of our movemeut. Ho is now at Richmond.
Parker, on the evening of the fight, was
marched to Yorktown and from that point
to Richmond. There he was kept until
exchanged. He was carefully guarded, but
in every respect was well treated.
He roports the rebel force at Yorktown
as very large, and steamers brought down
additioual troops. Provisions were scarce,
and tho Confederate troops were badly fed
and clothed.
Thero were but few passengers between
Yorktown and Richmond.
Last week a storehouse at Richmond con
taining $100,000 worth of properly, was
destroyed by fire, nnd Saturday night the
war steamer Glencove was burnt to the wat
er's edge. Both were fired by incendiaries
whom tho rebels aro vainlv attempting to
discover. They now havo but two small
stermers on the river.
.Gen; Butler spent tho morning at New
port JNews, wbenco no movement of lm
portnnco was reported.
Private Parker, of the Vermont Regi
ment, prisoner to the rebels after tho
Great Bethel affairs, has iust been ex
changed, and gives tho following news:
He says L. W. Clark, of the 3d New
York, deserted the night before the nf-
mirs at ureal Uethel. lie obtained n cit
izens dress from a secessionist, nnd'gavo the
reoeis iuu miormation ot our movements.
iio m now at xvicnraona. I'arker on
the evening of the fiirhl. was marched tn
Yorktown and from that point to Rich
mond. There he was keDt until exehnnr.
edt Ho was carefully cruarded. but in iv
ory respect was vfell treated.
Ho reports the robel forco at Yorktown
as very large, and steamers brought down
additional troops. Provisions wera sesren.
and tbe Confederate troops were badly fed
and clothed.
There were but few nassenn-nni KniwoAn
Yorktown and Richmond.
Last week a storehouse at Richmond.
ontainiotr $100,000 worth of pronertr.
was destroyed by fire, and Saturday night
the war steamer'GIencove was burnt to the
water's edge. Both were fired by mcendt-
aries,wbem thwebeu areaimy attempt
ing todisaOTer?'!Chey sow iavbut two
small sWfiirl&ntfye rfver. ' ' f
Th4fertingNriste .bank, which
has bera'gftwing'for some days, culmina
ted this morning in an attack on them by
a mob. Mitchell's Bank was first attacked
andainhVfurnilurFdeslrbyed. Mr; Mitch
ell, with several clerks, was iu the bank at
the time, one of whom was taken out in
sensible; The mob then attacked the
State Bank, Bank of Milwaukee, Junean
Bank, Martin's Brokers Office; damage
done to these very-large. The Monfgom
oiy Guards, -Capt. O'Rodke, was Called out
by the. Mayor, but after arriving on the
ground refused lo act. The Zouaves were
then called out and fired on tho mob with
buck-shot. Fears are entertained of sad
work this afternoon.
Fears are entertained in towns along the
low part of tho .Potomac, of a rising of
slaves, and a general stagnation of trade
was manifest.
F. A. Aiken, of this District, formerly of
Vermont, tho Secretary of the .National
Democratic parly, has proposed to the war
Department, to raise a regiment forthwith
of Northern Democrats, for active service
during the war, and to testify their appre
ciation of Mr. Lincoln's efforts lo maintain
tbe Government intact.
Chas. H. Foster announces himself as an
unconditional Union man from the First
District of North Carolina. In a handbill
dated al Muriresboro, he notifies the peo
ple of tbe'District that' by a law of North
Carolina the first Thursday in August is
tbe day fixed for the election of Represent
ative in Congress, nnd on that day ho in
vites the electors to give him their suffrages,
and cast their ballots without fear or in
I have lo-day an explanation of the rea
son why tbe Rebels resort to such tricks
as that where they captured tho captain of
a company belonging lo one ot tbe Lon-
neclicut Regiments on Saturday last, and
why they pick off the pickets and capture
every man they can reach.
They are gathering all such prisoners
and holding them as hostages for the per
sonal safely of the pirates. They intend to
bang an equal number of prisoners of war
and thus retaliate upon loyal men tbe pun
ishment inflicted by us on buccaneers. -
WASHINGTON, June 24. NEW YORK , June 22.
Herald's special from Washington says:
Gentleman here who are in communica
tion with the Unionists of East Tennessee,
are of the opinion that the Convention call
ed lo meet at KnoxviIIe, will pursue a
course similar to that adopted by the Wheel
ing Convention in Virginia. They will re
pudiate tbe usurpers at Nashville, elect a
uovernor nnd organize a btate government
as near as possible in conformity with the
provisions of the State constitution, and call
upon the loyal men of Tennessee to rally lo
their support.
The Uufon men thero are at the fighting
point. All they want from the Govern
ment -is arms, when they have these they
will take care of themselves, and close the
Cumberland Gap R R. against the rebels.
It has been the main avenue for reinforce
ments and supplies to t ho rebels in Virgin
ia. This movement will supply another
segment to.thejcirclejof Uniqn .men that- ia
being gradually tightened around the rebels
in Virginia.
Gov. Hicks' Sharp Message.
The following is the text of a hist mes
sage from Gov. Hicks to the secession Mary
land .Legislature, a body that appears to
be courting tho halter with tho spirit of
rowdy redels :
Gentlemen of the Hovse of Delegates.
In response to your order of this date,
informing me that certain arms shipped by
the Adjutant General on board ihe schoon
er II.B. Nelson, were seized on ihe 14th
of May by Gen. Butler, and inquired wheth
er said arms were seized with my knowl
edge aud consent for what reason they
are kept from the poseession of Capt.
Moore and company whether any action
has been taken on my part to cause said
arms to bo delivered up to tbe Slate au
thority in order to bo given up to Capt.
Moore, I have to say:
To the first inquiry That it is imperti
nent. To the second That I refer you to Gen.
Butlor for nn answer.
To tho third That chapter 188 of the
acts of 1860 makes it the duly of the Ad
jutant General to distribute the arms, in ac
cordance with tho requirements of the code
of public general laws, and that the in
quiry should bo addressed to him.
From Grafton and Phillip?!.. A gen
tleman who arrived yestefllay from Phil
lippiand Grafton, reports that there is the
greatest activity at both these places, and
that all sorts of reports are in circulation,
Tho artillery company stationed at tiratton
after practicing several hears, moved on
out the railroad towards Philhnpi, Wednes
day evening. "Everybody anticipated warm
wors soon, though-very few could tell why
tney tnougnt so. xney teel it in tbei
The Federal forces had abandoned the
village of Philltppi, and had taken ud a
position on a bill overlooking the town, and
commanding its important approaches.
Aoey uad also commenced throwing up en
trenchments. Thero was not a chick nor
child in Phillippi, alltbe families having
departed. Whtehng Int. 2st.
JSTGeneral Beauregard, in his procla
mation oi tuo otn msi., spoke of the abo
lition hosts of tho North, as "murdering
uuu imprisoning ooutnern citizons," "con
fiscating and destroying Southern proper
ty, '-committing other acts of violence and
outrage too shocking nnd revolting to btj
enumerated," "abandoning all the rules of
civilized warfare, nnd proclaiming by their
acts that their war cry was Beauty and
Booty," and he added lhat everything dear
to oouincrn men, their honor, and tho Hon
or of their wives nnd daughters, must bo
consmerod at stake.
And now how does Gen. Beauregard, in
such a condition of things, guard tho hon
or and safety of his own family ! At the
vory timo when his "Beauty nnd Booty"
proclamation was issued, his wife was in
New York, and it is stated that sho is thero
still. Tho Southern General places his
family for security at the headquarters of
those wnom ne denounces to ine woria as
setting at naught all the principles of civ
ilization and committinc outrages too
shocking and revolting to numanity to be'
enumerated. LoHtvlle Journal.
THOMAS A. HICKS. New Advertisements.
; Mr the Woltiale Trade.
Wines and liquore,--. ,
Fire proof II archoutc.
on the Pa. and Ohio Canal,
Main St. AKItOX, Oj
Store and Office sooth de or Market SdjSifs.of.iht
Wc hiTO norTH ilore a Lirge and"compteie Hot Ifof
Dru(j;Grocerjo3, 5'incf.Xiiuo,.i"c;Oor goodabaTo
been bought tritb ftpceial attention to the Jobbinctrade.
and'aa ve purchase p'rlbclpallj from Importer aaa Jlaa-T
noctures we can sell good at wholesale as-low at any
other house in northern Ohio. Wc invite tbe attention
of Merchant, Crdcra 'and' all othera in Holmes and
adjoining counties to call and examine our stock brloro
purchasing elsewhere. -WE
I. S. Particular attention giren to given to orders.
IjJ in store, and for sale low. r- A 'X
T V Blue-Head WhL'tr, which we sell lower than
any House In Ohio. WEISIEit & STEINBACHEHC
Jferchanta and all others will sarc money by ordering
irom mem.
Sold at low wholesale rates.
June 27. 1861 15
1861, CLEVELAND, 1861,
OX and after Monday. June, 10th, Tasscnger trains
will leave Cleveland as follows:
5.10 A. M. New York and Cincinnati Epretoppiug
atBeroa,firarton. iVe'.Iington, Xew touilon.
Salem. SfceViy, Crestline, Callion. Gilead,
Cardin-ton,Aslilcs,De!aware, Lewis Center.
Worthingtun, reaching Columbus, at 10:50
A. Ii., Cincinnati at 4:20 P. M. and Chicairo
via Ci etline at 7:00 P. M
2:10.P.M. Accommodation train, stopping at all sta
tions, and reachin t Colnmbns at 7:50 P. M
Cincinnati at2:0OA-M.
4: 85 P. H. Xiylit Eipress, stopping at all' Stations
.orth ofCrc.tl ne,andatGallion, Carding
ion, Dolm are, and at all other station, to
leave past enters onlv, arriving at Colnm
bns at 11:15 P. M. Cincinnati at 5:25 A. Sr.
andatCbicago lia Crestline at 6:45 A. M:
SHELBY Sandusky. MansEeid Jr Xewart Bailroad for
Mansfield, Mount Vern. nr Xewart, ZanesiiUe,
&C-, ;
CRESTLIXE Pittsburg Fort Wayne & Ch'eago Kail
road, for Forest, Upper Sanduskv, Deipbos,l.ima.
Fort Wayne, I-aporte, Chicago" 4-c, West;and
Eaat forMnns6etd, Woojter. Massilon 4e.,
GALIOX Bellefontaine Railroad Une, for Marloa
Bellefontaine, Sidney, Union, Muncie, Indunapo-.1
Iil, Terre Haute, Yiucennes, Evansville, Louis
ville. Carlo. St. Louis. &c
DELAWARE Springfield," Mt. Vernon t Pittslurg R.
R. for Springfield.
COLUMbuS Lifle jilima & Columbus 4 Xenia Rail
road, for Xenia.Dajton. Indianapo'ii, Terre Hauto
St.LouU, Morrow, Lovclands and Cincinnati.and
with tbe Ohio & Mis!sippi Railroad at
CIXCIXXATI For LouisviL'c, EvansvUle. Caitoi St.
Louss and allotberpointsi'n tbe Ohio River.
COLUMBUS Central Ohio Railroad for Xewarkanes
ville, Wheeling, &c.: Columbus, Piqua & Indiana
Railroad, for 1'iqua Urbanv, &c
Fortickats tonlljminN, and information, 'app'y at
the Passenger Station.
Jnne27,1861. E.S. FLtXT Saj't.
Summer Arrangement.
TO take effect Monday -June 17th, 1S61. Trains leave
Cleveland dailr, (Sundav's excepted)
9.15 A.M. Mail Arrives at New York' 8.00 A.M.: Phil
adelphia 4 JO A.Mf ittsbnnrh 3.40 P. M.: Wheel
mg4.25 P.M.; NewPbiLidelputa 6.50 P.M.
4.30 P. M. Express Arrives at Xcw York 4X0 P. M4
Phi'adelpbia la P. M.; Kttsborah 11.35 P; M.j
Wheeling 5.07 A. M. s
Both trains connect at Hudson (or Akron and Millers
burghs ; '
Cars run thrush froa Pitisburgh to Xew York, (via
tTareas low as by any other line.
Throojh Ticket can be nromrred at the Denot or
at Euclid Street Station. J.X.McCCLLOUGH.Sup't.
F. R. MYERS, G. T. Agent. June 20.
Special Notice
more of assorted
t ii I
TTAW 1 If! e III .
Is still the place to go for j
All liudsof COUNTRY TRODUCE takcn'at
Satisfactory explanations can bo given bv all
who go to KOCH'S CORNER. ' - i.
They get More Goods
than at any other place.
THY IT. .a
Heigh ho, here wc go,
Koch's Corner is all the go.
WOOL! wootliV
THE undersigned will take wool at the lI(heat nur;
ktt price, on account or for foods. Call at the
YouHg- America Clothiig StareT"
before selling. B. COnX.fg,
alillcrsDurg, u.,
AVERY fia lot al rictureanu rietor Frames, tail
i I - a L. liAAL' t-e-v r . . TC.
f. ITCTITCU Bfc 1115 tlUUAOIUAL 1Q JtUiaimOOlV. ITi
ttina. rame ana lilAJM lor .17 ; rti.
Skeleton Skirts.
T70R Ladies and Misses of all aees, lust received at the.
fnnnir vaniETvamnr. Th. ... ...u.-
the best lot of Sktrts.now oCTlttd fat sale InMIK
Cheap MyhiM.
milEY have a Bueer Whin at the. Hook Stare, fn.
S3 cents, that out-bangs all Ihe cheap whips art.'
before offered. One man took six. because ther wtrs
cheap. Come and get one.
Pictorial Papers. -
RANK LESLIE, New York llloitraicd. aadlTar.
pet's Weekly iuustrat4 Papers, giving views of
lea. and battle rronuds of the nrxMt Zw t-JT:
number also gives a real deal of news about then?
portraits of (ifnerils, kt. Price J cts.

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