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NewPhiladelpMa,- -July 10, 186a Forever floot that standard sheet Where breathes the foe but falls before us, With freedom's soil beneath our feet And freedom's banner streaming o'er us. DEMOCRATIC STATE TICKET, FOB GOVERNOR, CLEMENT L. VALL ANDIG HAM, Of Montgomery county. FOR LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR, GEO. E. PUGII.o Hamilton. AUDITOR OF STATE, WM. HUBBARD, of Logan. TREASURER OF STATE, HORACE S. KNAPP, of AMand. SUPREME JUDGE, P. VAN TRUMP, of Fairfield. . BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS, JOHN U. HEATON, of Belmont. DEMOMUTIC COUNTY TICKET, For State Senator, S. UARMOUNT, 0 Tuscarawas, I'uanimously recomended. For Reprcteutative, JOHN WALTER, of Sugarcreek. For Probata Judge, JAMES PATRICK, Jr., of Goshen. For Clerk of the Court, JOSEPH KINSEY, of Clay. For Treasurer, CHARLES HARBAUGH, of Dover. For Sheriff, ISAAC L. DYE, of Goshen. For Prosecuting Attorney, D. W. STAMBAUGH, of Goshen. For Recorder, T. T. CHADWELL, of Washington. For Commissioner, RICHARD M'CLELLAN, of Warren For Infirmary Director, SILAS PORTER, of Rush. For Surveyor, ISAAC ANGEL, of Goshen. The Democratic Convention In New Hampshire, July 4th, was a most splendid success. . The city oi uoncora was literally filled with people. There were full; 30,000 persons present. All the roads leading into town were block' ed with wagons carrying banners with patriotic inscription, while the air wns vocal with music from numerous bands. The bells rung joyfully, and the cannon thundered ont glad welcome to the im mense concourse. Ei-Presideut Pierce made a glorious speech, which was re ceived with most nnbonnded enthusiasm. The people were resolved to stay over Sabbath aud have another Meeting. the The Democratic Party and War. We mark with much satisfaction, ev ery item of evidence that the leaders aud masses of the Democratic party are not prepared to inlist upon, or submit to, the disruption and rain of their country. Cm. Commercial. How exceedingly gratifying it is to receive from Bach distinguished sources, this assurance of oar patriotism. It is very much to be hoped that "the lead crs and masses of the Democratic party, will now breath more freely, and if needs be, during this sultry season, take their sherry cobblers with an additional equt nimity of mind, body and parse, since the Commercial, printed on Third and Sycamore Btreets, Cincinnati, has "mark ed" that they will not "insist" on the "disruption and ruin of their country." Allah Achbarl Cleveland Plaindealer John Brough a Nullifier. John Brough, the Abolition candidate for Governor, left the Democratic par ty in 1862 because it opposed Calhoun's doctrine of nullification. lie denounced Andrew Jackson for his opposition to Calhoun. When the nullification tru ble was settled Broach came back to the Democratic fold and left it again when President Polk refused to give him au office. He voted for Fremont, in 1856. With this record for their candidate the Abolitionists have the audacious im pudence to attempt to impose him on the public as a Democrat. They know that the name of Democracy is very pow erful with the people, and they desire to use it to cloak their black designs from the public. Wayne County Dem. IS Democratic papers are full of trea son, and of enmity to the soldiers, why don't the Black Republican authorities let soldiers see them? The brave fellows would be sure to vote against the party whose journals inculcate such doctrines, In fact, It is because Democratic papers are true to the Constitntion and the . Union, and friendly to the soldier that they are kept ont of the line of the ar my, Wayne County Democrat. Forth Democrat' Mobs, Riots and Murder ti trated by Bud Men in the Ott sition Party. To all good people mob violence and not are among the monster evils in the world ; they lead directly to civil war. the greatest of all terrors. Every disre gard of Constitution, law, and Constitu tional rights, leads to the inauguration of mobs, riots and civil war. No demon in human form is so detestable to good people as he who incites or even coun tenances mob violence or riot in a land of Constitutions and laws. Few men can be found who are so totally deprav ed, so entirely lost to humanity, and who have lost all regard for the I espect of others, as to do the dark and hellish deed themselves. None but the basest, vilest villain will himself consent to do the deed. But there are thosyvbo claim respect and wish to be leadtVs in politics, who denounce those who differ with them politically, in language that tends di rectly to incite mob violence, riot and murder. " Every act of violence and ev ery riot can be traced back to the inhu- man talk of men who would not do the 1 dark deed in person, or to to the Loyal Leagues. And the Loyal (!) Leagues and those leaders are as responsible for tbe infamous violence and riots as those demous who do the deeds ; because but for their hellish talk tbe demons would not act. The good and honest people tbe masses of all parties disapprove and detest the talk of those leaders and the acts of the demons alike. . As the legitimate result of such infernal talk, and the iufiuence of secret political or ganization, New Philadelphia came very nigh being tbe scene of a most disgrace ful riot and mob violence upon the per son of a Mr. Emerson, last Friday. lie was doing nothing but the selling of a book containing Mr. Yallandigham's record since 1855. There is no law nor order, criminal, civil, or military, against the selling of this book, and, therefore, Mr. Emerson had as complete a lawful right to sell it as to sell any other book. But for this alone, some of the Loyal League men agreed to mob him by rid ing him on a rail to the sidecut, if he did not leave town in ten minutes. He was advised to remain, but he left, saying, "I will not allow riot, bloodshed and murder to occur on my account," had he remained the end of the hellish pur- pose to mob a man for doing what tbe law allows him to do, woold probably have ended in a most bloody slaughter between our citizens, who ought to be neighbors and friends. If Eineftou may be mobbed for doing a lawful act if lawful acts are a cause for a mob and a riot, to violate the person, then all good people are in danger of being mobbed every day. But if tbe record of Mr. Val landigham is a bad one, his opposers ought to rejoice that it is being circula ted; if it is a good record no man has a right to object. But it is manifest that these League leaders are fearful that if the honest voters of their party should read the speeches and record of Yallan digham, they would agree with him, and would vote for him. - The game of these monster politicians is to suppress the freedom of speech and the press, so as to keep the truth from their followers, lest they should repudiate their despotic leaders, and vote the democratic ticket. We all know that tbe circulation of tbe Helper book did its full share to bring upon us this inhuman war. yet who ever heard of an attempt to suppress that or any other book? Tbe basest despots on earth are those leaders who would with hold from the people the truth would mentally and politically enslave them by shutting out from them any facts con nected with their interests as a free peo ple. The leaders who assume to do the thinking and deciding for the honest people, and to lead them in ignorance, are the most detestable despots the world ever saw. If tbe conduct of these se cret political orders, and tbe base, inhu man talk of some political leaders is continned, we snail soon have in Ohio what tbe people are suffering in Indiana, No man, or set of men, should say that any act ought to be done nnless he or they are willing to do the act themselves in open daylight. Let no man say that another ought to be bung, or driven out of of town, &c , unless he is willing to lead in tne performance of the act by daylight. Let all read and solemnly consider the order issued by Gen. Wil cox, who never was a Democrat bat is a Republican. It is as follows: GENERAL ORDEtt NO. 6. Headpcarters District or Indiana and Michigan, Department of tub Ohio, Indianapolis, June 30, 1663, The peace of Indiana has lately been dis turbed by violence, murder and other acts contrary to law, and having their origin in certain aecret political societies, clubs, or leagues. The common safety now demands that all such associations should be discontin ued, no matter to what political party they may belong. They are a oonstant source of dread and mistrust they divide and provoke hostility between neighbors, weaken the digni ty and power of Courts of justice, expkse the country to martial law, and discourage the people from enlisting in defense of the nation. No matter bow honest or worthy may have been the reason for such societies in the be ginning, their very secrecy and the oaths they impose do enable wioked men to use them unto unlawful ends, and pervert them into publio nuisanoea. ' All good objects can be accomplished open ly, and none but the enemies or tnoir country ever need disguises. It is perfectly plain that suoh secret organi sations are both dangerous and beyond the or dinary irrasp of the law; they are, therefore, declared to be Hostile, ana win ne pntaownoy nil the military power of the district, if need be. I Invoke against said secret societies' the good influence and active aid of all men who are friendly to the Union, to discontinue and neacably break up such organizations within tbe limits of this district; and I call upon the membera thereof speedily to withdraw from their dark meetings, and openly show that their intentions or acts are such as may well beoome tbe true and loval citizens of a coun try whose freedom and integrity thoy will maintain against all eoemies whatsoever, and before the eyes of all the world. u O. B. WILCOX, Offioial; Brig. Gen. Com'd'g. Bobt. A. Hdtcuins, Capt. and A. A. O. - LAW AND ORDER. For the Democrat "The Last Man and (he Last Dol lar." The above expression isv heard from able-bodied men of proper age for the army service, and those whose sons are of proper age and able bodied, nntil honest, patriotic men are sick of hearing it because these men and their sons are not in the army. They want every hard working, honest poor man to go, and everybody else, except themselves. It is sickening to hear a man boast aboot his patriotism and love of country, urg ing everybody else to enlist, while he re mains at home, neither goes nor gives any money, and his sons are either clerk ing in a store, teaching school, reading law, or attendiug college in the city. All such hypocritical talk and conduct is against enlistments and against the service. Let such men go, send their sons, and give of their pile of money, and thereby induce others to do like wise, or shut their mouths, and act the demagogue no more. Patriot. Uhrichsville, July 4, 1863. Presentation or a Flag The following is Lieut. Col. Wood's response in behalf of the soldiers of the 51st, ou tbe reception of a beautiful flag presented by the ladies of New Phila delphia: Headquarters 51st Regt. O. V. I.,) Mubtreesboro, Tenn., June 17. j To the Ladies of New Phila., Ohio: In behalf of this Regiment allow me to return our heartfelt thanks for the beautiful flag presented by yoa. If there is an object in this world that tbe Union soldier reveres and adores it is the "Star Spangled Banner," the em blem of the best government the world ever shone upon. It was under that flag that our forefathers fought and won our liberty, and for it we are willing to leave home and all its endearments to undergo the hardships and privations attendinga soldier's life, and to shed the last drop of blood in its defence. . Nothing could have been more accept able and opportuue than the receipt of a new flag in this regiment. Tbe old Na tional Color which has been carried ever since the organization of the regiment bear!; worn out. It was indeed a happy surprise to tbe 51st Ohio when Mr. Ganseman, of this regiment, (through whose kindness it was delivered) uufolded the beautiful Stars and Stripes, stating thathe had been requested by tbe ladies of New Philadel phia to present them to tne 51st .Regi ment 0. V. I. Instantaneously there arose three hearty cheers for the Ladies of New Philadelphia. That was a happy hour in the old 51st. As each man read the inscription on the flag "From tbe Friends at Home" he seemed inspired with a new feeling ; he felt that he had not been sent out to fight the battles of his country alone, but there were those at home who were thinking of him hour ly, and willing to lend a Helping hand; that many a suppliant prayer was offer ed to that God who rules all things, for the success of our flag, and the return of tbe Boldier to his home. In reply to yoor kind note, permit me again to thank yoa for the interest ta ken in the welfare of the 51st. And the officers and men of this regiment do pledge that the confidence shown to wards us by the presentation of this flag, shall never be proven misplaced or be trayed. Accompanying this letter accept in return our old National Color. It is the banner around which we have so often rallied and borne on the bloody field of battle, and on the long fatiguing march es in the enemy's country. We bequeath it to you, a legacy Take it; yet we cannot help parting with the old flag with reluctance. Neverthe less, we know that it has fulfilled its mission, and are willing to consign it for future keeping to tbe Fair Donors of the beautiful flag we have just receiv ed. "Take it, tattered and torn as it is, But in honor, unsullied." I have the honor to be, Ladies, Very Respectfully, Your Obd't Servant, 0. H. WOOD, Lt. Col. 51st 0. V, IMPORTANT KJJJTABT 0EDE&. 1 63. J Two Things. tk Ttnmncracv have determined: ! '.'; l That Jefferson Davis shall not be .Unwed to destroy the Union. 1'- a rrh.t Ahraham TJnColn DJUSt not j -., a. xu .. . . -I- . l.k builAM nf flnAAnh. ftf lib ' 1UWIW "-" f ' Kv'-jtV. ana Abe will please take netlce. A Philadelphia journal publishes a list of tbe members of tbe Loyal League of this city, by which it appears that the association contains 533 members, Of these 241 are government contrao tors and office holders. ', Three of the members have gone to the war, and four to namsDurg. . I. The rebel State Convention of Ten nessee was held at Winchester on the 17th of June. Robert L. Caruthers was nominated for Governor, and the following named persons, to be voted for on a general ticket, were nominated for tbe Confederate Congress: First district, Joseph B. Heiskell; Second, William G. Swan; Third, A. S. Colyer, of Franklin; Fourth, Colonel John P. Murry, of Warren; Fifth, H. 8. Foote Sixth, E. A. Keebly; Seventh, James McCullum, of Giles; Eighth, Dr. Thom as Menees; Ninth, J. D. C. Atkins; Tenth, John V. Wright; Eleventh, D. M. Currin. OlNIRAl HlADQUAKTlEl, STATI Of OHIO, Adjutant Guiial'i Ornca, Columbus, 0., July 4th, 1863. General Orders No. IT. It appearing that in several of the election districts of this State, tbe asses sors, or-trustees, in their respective wards, or townships, la consequence of an inability to obtain a copy of the "act to organize and discipline tbe militia," passed April 14lb, 1863, in time, have neglected to perform tbe duty required of them by said act, so that elections in such districts, of company officers of the militia have not been beld; now, there fore, in accordance with the provisions of the ninth section of said act, each and every one of the persons, who, as assessor, or trustee, should have performed any duty which has been omitted, is hereby authorized, directed and required, to proceed immediately in tbe discharge of tbe duties under said act omitted by them respectively; except that no au thority is conferred by this order to give notice for filing claims for exemption, or to determine such claims; or to grant certificates of exemption from the per formance of military duty; as such steps would involve needless delay, and am ple provision for the hearing of such claims and the granting of such certifi cates, after the militia shall be organi zed, is made in section four of said act, and by the same section, the certificates granted before such organization, are invalid, nntil re-examined and approved by the military authority. 2d. Each person who, as assessor, has omitted to enroll, or to make proper return of the militia in his district, will proceed forthwith to complete such en rollment, and deposit a copy of the same with the clerk of his township, or city, within four days after the receipt of this order, and immediately notify the trustees of his district thereof, and will also make return of a copy of such enrollment to the auditor of hiB county, if such return has not already been made. 3d. Each person who, as trustee of any election district, where that duty has not been performed, joining with the other person or persons in his elec tion district who should have acted as trustee, if he or they will co-operate and without him or them, if they decline to act as soon as such return is made to the clerk will proceed as is required in section five of said act, to form militia compa nies and company districts, withost ref erence to claims for exemption, making each company as near full strength as is practicable, and complete such district ing within three days after such return is made to the clerk by the assessor, and immediately after such districting, give notice, fixing the day and place for an election of the officers for each company of militia in bis or their district, between tbe hours of 1 and 5 o'clock P. M. of the day designated, which shall not be less than three nor more than five days after such return of tbe assessor shall have been made, and at the same time deliver to the Sheriff of his or their county a schedule, showing the boundaries and number of each company district, and the Btrength and designation by compa ny number of each company. 4th. Tbe Sheriff, to which any such return is made, will treat the same as having been made in time, and will in corporate each of said companies in the proper regiment or battalion of bis coun ty- 5th. In any case where there is no other mode equally reliable and efficient, the Military Committee of the proper county will be called upon to distribute this order. The duty is argent and will require immediate and tbe most ener getic action on their part. They are expected to know where there are any delinquences, and are requested, as soon as they receive this Order, to deliver copy of the same to the Sheriff of their county, and also a copy to each assessor and trustee wbo has duty to perform un der this Order, and withont delay to re port in writing the name, residence, and official position of each person to whom a copy of this Order- is deliv ered, and the date of such delivery; and if any person, having a duty to per form under this Order, refuses or neglects to perform such duty, said Committee are requested forthwith to report such person, and tbe cause of neglect or rem sat, to tbese headquarters. By order of the Governor. CHAS. W. HILL. Adj. Gen. of Ohio. The War News. Dates. 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, 1780, Continental Money Value in silver. par to 80 ots. 75 to 40 ots, 80 to 10 ots, 7 to 21 ots, 2tto 2 ots. The speed with which Gov. Seymour, of New York, has sent forward regi ments for the defense ot Pennsylvania and Maryland, contrasts singularly with similar operations elsewhere, and with tbe general conduct of the war. It shows the difference between Democratic and Abolition administration. Oh. if Seymour were but in Lincoln's place. Statesman. Resignation of Oen. morgan. The Mt. Vernon Banner of last Sat urday says. lu consequence of ill-health, about two months since, Brigadier General Morgan sent iu his resignation, which was accepted ou the 8th instant, and he has gone East for his health. ' The 9300 Clause. The Attorney-General has decided that the clause is mandatory, and that no less than this sum will be received. It exempts a party only from the par ticular draft. A similar liability is in curred upon each and every draft or dered by tbe Government. The Missoari Emancipation ordi nance has passed the State Convention by a vote of fifty-one to thirty. Slavery is to be abolished in 1870. Those then under twelve till they are twenty-three; those over twelve until the 4th of July, i we. , Am't outstanding. $5,000,000 14,000,000 22,000,000 86,000,000 200,000,000 In January, 1780, the Secretary the Treasury offered the holders of Con tinental money a Federal specie obliga tion of one dollar for forty. Holders were not then inclined to fund their Con tinental money at that rate, and the funding privilege was repealed by Con greBs after taking in only a few thousand In 1781, Continental money ceased to have any value. During the first months of that year it rated as follows. January, $100 for $1 silver. 1H6 " " 150 " " 200 " 400 " 600 " " 1000 " February, March, April, May June, July, and considered worthless afterwards. Counterfeit fifty cents, (postage cur rency,) are in qnite general circulation The engraving is rather coarse and blurred, but the appearance is such as not to excite suspicion. On tbe right hand lower corner are the words post office, in the counterfeit, the words run together, thns, postoffice; in the genuine, the words are divided thus. post office. The annual product of the precious metals is at least four times what it would have been had not the working: of steam and electricity been introduced Hence four dollars is only equal to one formerly. Seo't Stanton has informed tbe Got ernor.oi unio that colored troops can only receive ten dollars a month, and no bounty. Tne Battlee In Pennsylvania. A most bloody struggle has taken place between the Army of the Potomac and General Lee's army, near Gettys burg, Pa. The first important collision took place on tbe 1st, (Wednesday), in the afternoon. Gen. Reynold's corps was first engaged and lost ground. He was supported by the 11th Corps, Gen eral Howard. This corps was told to "remember Chancellorsville," and be haved most gallantly. Gen. Sickles came np during the fight, and Long street, who commanded the rebels; was severely handled. We lost largely in officers, and doubtless in enlisted men also. Wednesday night aud Thursday forenoon, tbe whole Army of the Poto mac was brought up. At four o'clock in the atternoon (Thursday, 2d) the re bels, whose entire army in Pennsylvania had doubtless been compacted, advanc ed upon our lines, and, General- Meade says, were repulsed at all points, after one of tbe severest contests in the war. A considerable number of rebel prisoners were taken. We have a long list of officers killed aad wounded. Among them are the names of nearly a dozon Generals. This indicates tbe desporatoj nature of the contest, and that our officers are doing their duty nobly. The figures are given of the losses of several West ern regiments. They are quite severe, showing that the Western boys made good again their glorious fame. Cin. Com. July ith. Washington, July 4. The following has just been received: Headquarters Army Potomac, 1 July 3, 8:30 P. M., Gettysburg, j To Maj. Gen. Eallack, &c, The enemy opened at one P. M., from about 150 guns, concentrated upon my left center, continuing withont intermis sion for about three hours; at the expi ration of which time, he assaulted my left and centre twice, being upon both occasions handsomely repulsed, with se vere loss to him; leaving in our hauds nearly 3,000 prisoners. Among the prisoners is Brig. Gen. Armistau, and many Colouels aud offi cers of lower rank. The enemy left many dead upon the field and a large number of wounded in our hands. The loss upou our side has been coosiderable. Major General. Hancock and Brig. General Gibbon are wounded. After the repelling of the assault, indications leading to the belief that the enemy might be withdrawing, an armed recon noi8sance was pushed forward from the left and enemy found to be in force. At the present hour all is quiet. The New York cavalry bavebeen en gaged on both flanks of the enemy, har- rassing aud vigorously attacking Dim with great success, notwithstanding they encountered superior numbers of both cavalry and infanry. Tne army in One spirits. (Signed) GEO. G. MEADE, MajorttT-General Commanding. Our Captures The Rebels Hem med in. Harrisburq, Sunday, July 5. 1863. At three o'clock this afternoon, Gov. Curtin received a dispatch from Hano ver, stating that 20,000 Rebels and over 100 cannon were taken from the enemy and that Gen. Pleasanton, with bis cavalry, bad occupied tbe mountain pass near Chambersburg, cutting off tbe Rebel retreat. This intelligence is still further con firmed by Mr. Mullen, wbo has just ar rived from! Gettysburg, which place be left yesterday forenoon Us states that Lee was then totally defeated, the Re bel army cnt up, demoralized, and "flee ing before our victorious battalions. He further reports tbo capture ot 000 Rebel prisoners of war up to that time, and tbe probable capture ot tne entire Rebel host. The 30,000 named above probably includes the 8,000 and 20.000 above named. In further confirmation the burgeon General of this point has intelligence that there are 12.000 rebel wounded in in our hands at present. Triumphant News-4,000 more Prisoners Potomac staging--IiOngstreet Dead Militia Push Ing On. Harrisburq, July 6. Tbe authori ties here are In extacies over tbe news received to-day that the Potomac has risen six feet within the past 48 hours, which must necessarily destroy all fords: and there being no bridges withm strik ing distance of Lee's army, all their re treat must be cut off. A dispatch received to-night by Gen Couch states that Gen. Cregg with a force of Gen. Pleasanton's cavalry bad an engagement today at Fayetteville in which be took 4.UU0 prisoners. A person who represented himself as Longstreet's Adjutant-General, cap tured near Hagerstown Friday, arrived hereto-day. He states that Longstreet and Lee both opposed the invasion of Maryland and Pennsylvania, leanng it would be disastrous; but Davis would not listen, and gave orders to advance, promising to send 30,000 reinforcements under Beauregard. When tbe Aajn tant was captured be was on his way to Culpepper to ascertain what bad be come of Beauregard's troogj and was very anxions to know whether any one here had any knowledge Of them. A gentleman who left Gettysburg last evening states that Longstreet is dead and within our Hues. ' . Everything looks as though Lee's ar my would be forced to turn and give battle, or surrender. 9 ' pontoon bridge having been destroyed. A large force of infantry ff rented the capture of Williamsport byneral Buford with his cavalry. t - Our army is fast following them np and a great battle will be fought before they succeed in getting away. This fight, it is hoped, will result in the cap ture of the whole or dispersion of Lee's army. LATER. A dispatch from London says a gen tlenian who bad arrived from Williams port says that a big fight was going on, and that there was no rebels in the vi cinity of Green Castle. The whole rebel army appears to be on tbe bank of the river and is no doubt making a desperate fight. Wounded in Gettysburg Battle. New York, July 8th. Washington specials say that it is estimated at the Surgeon-General's office that our wound ed at Gettysburg will number 12,000. Nearly 4,000 rebel wounded remain in our possession. We have 23 Colonels, and a host of officers of inferior rank, prisoners. The rebels lost 13 general officers. They estimate their loss at 30, 000. We have about 12,000 prisoners, exclusive of wounded. A special from Harrisburg, dated the 7th evening states that at 4 p. m. of Tuesday a furious battle was raging at Williamsport, in which the annihilation of the rebels was considered nearly cer tain. A later special reports the whole reb el army routed and panic-struck, throw ing away arms, &c, while flying in ev ery direction. New York, 11 o'clock. By dis patches received via Pittsburgh, we learn and believe to be true that the greater part of Lee's army was gobbled P- GLORIOUS NEWS. speedy termination of tbe campaign, rendered it less u popular with the masses in France. When it shall become' known in Europe that the city of Mexi co has fallen into the hands of the French without a blow, and that the church par ty are sworn adherants of the Emperor" Napoleon, tbe prestige ol the latter will regain all Ub lustre which the protracted1 resistance of the Mexicans had so tarn ished N. Y. Herald. VICKSIIURG SURRENDERED ON THE 4TII OP J I'LVI Cairo, July 7- A dispatch boat has just arrived which left Vicksburg Sun day morning. The passcngcrsannounce that Pciuberton had sent in a flag of truce on the morning of the 4th, and of fered to surrender if be would be allowed march his men out. Grant is reported to have replied that no mail should leave except as a prison of war. Pciuberton then, after con sultntion with commanders, uncoudition ally surrendered. This is perfectly re liable. ' ickslMirg's Surrender Co nflrin cd. Washington, July 6. Secretary Welles received a dispatch to-day from Admiral Porter, that vicksburg surren dered ou the Fourth of July. Washington, July 8. The War De dartmeut has intelligence that official disputches of the surrender of vicks burg are on the way to Washington. Cairo, July 8. Tbe enemy, number ing from 20,000 to 30,000, (!) fell into Grant's hands, along with small arms, forts, defences, &c. Tbe cannon are plenty, and in quality equal to the best in the Confederacy. Rebels Proposing to Treat with Our Government. Lee Still on the Retreat To war Hagerstown and Williams ptrtl! ." Harrisburq. July 7. Info' .'lion that has been received here, pr6 yond a doubt tbe continued retreat o! the rebels toward Hagerstown aud Wil liamsport, with the intention of crossing the Potomac Their wagon trains are all in front and are being ferried across in two fiat hnata. The Petomao is very high. . "Bank fall, and they can'i'. cross, . their onl Probable Alliance Between the the Mexican Government and the Southern Confederacy. The policy of the Mexican govern ment in moving the seat of government and their army northward, and quietly leaving the French in occupation of tbe capital, indicates a tendency towards the consummation of what has been Be long suspected an alliance between the Mexicans and the Confederates. With tbe aid of from twenty to thirty thousand troops of the confederacy Jua rez could capture the whore French ar my, and clear the country of every hos tile foot. In return the Mexicans could, give great assistance to the confederacy by supplying them with numerous arti cles which are indispensable in war, and- are at present shut out by the blockade or only admitted in insufficient quanti ties. N. Y. Herald. Shocking Event in Medina A- Prominent Citizen ot that Place : and Ills Wife and Child, mur dered in Cold Blood. Mr. S. Coy, a well-known resident of Medina, was brutally murdered in bed, at bis house in Medina, last evening in company with bis wife and little child,. after which tbe house was set on fire. -. Tbe latter, however, was quenched be fore the flames had reached the corpses. Mr. Coy has been buying sheep very ex tensively lately, and has had in his pos session considerable sums of money. which undoubtedly caused the wretched murderer to commit so fiendish an act. Whether or not any traces of the mur derer have been discovered we are una ble tosay Cleveland Plaindealer, 2d. New York, July 7. The following facts, obtained from a source which guar antees their correctness and statement, may be relied upon as strictly true: On Saturday, the 4th, tho rebel gun boat Dragon came down James River with a bag of truce. Acting Rear Ad miral Lee sent up an officer to meet it, when it was ascertained that Alex. H. Stophens and Commissioner Ould were on board. They represented that tbey were bearers of an important letter from Jefferson Davis, Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Navy of the Confederate States, to Abraham Lincoln, Command- er-in-Chieef of the Army and Navy of the Uuited states, and requested per mission to proceed to Wasbington in tbe Dragon aud present the letter to Presi dent Lincoln in person. They declined to reveal anything further in relation to their mission. Admiral Lee had no authority to grant their request, aud they consented to wait until he conld communicate with Wash- nglon and receive instructions. He ac cordingly telegraphed the facts and re quested instructions. This morning i special Cabinet meeting was called to consider tho matter. Admiral Lee was instructed to ascertain, if possible, the object of their mission. In the mean time the tug containing the rebel Em' bassadors had turned about and steam ed up the river, without any parting sal utation or explanation ; and thns ended tbe mission. Washington, July 8, P. M. The President has decided that tbe ap plication of Stephens and Unld for personal interview cannot be granted that communications must be received through the ordinary channels. The City of Mexico in the Hands of the French. We have the most exciting news to day from Mexico. The French are lu occupation of tbe capital, having found no obstaclos in their march after tbe capture of Puobla, which is in itself a very suspicious circumstance. The Mexican troops withdrew four days be foro the French entered, and the church party tendered their allegiance to Na poieon. i no soar oi goveruitriftiWie treasure and lWirms"ttndS2ftfruii8 of of war have been transferred by Juarez to San Luis de Potosi, which lies considerally northward,, among the mountains, in tbe direction of Texas, where resistance can be continued to the progress of the French arms with greater advantage 'than in the capital which the Mexican government desired to save from bombardment N. Y'Her aid, July 2d. Obituary. Rear Admiral Andrew H. Foote, tho hero of so many naval victories, died last envening at the Astor House. H had been beyond recovery for some days, and had not spoken since Thursday morn-, ing. His wife, daughter, sou and two brothers were present at the last mo ments. Admiral Foote was a native of Connecticut, and was appointed from that State to the navy of the United States. Ho was a son of Senator Foote, in reply to whom Daniel WebBter made one of bis most eloquent speeches. He entered tho United States service on the 4th of December, 1822, and was conse quently in the service of his country for nearly forty years. He steadily rose in in bis profession and made a command er on the 19th of December, 1852. His total sea service was nearly twenty-one years, and he performod nearly eight years shore duty. On the breaking ont of tbe present.troublcs he was in com mand of the Navy Yard at Broklyn. Ho was soon promoted to a captaincy and assgned to the command of the Mississippi flotilla. While engaged in tbe duties in that position, be worked . night and day with such zeal and energy as to seriously impair his physical pow ers. With but slender meanB he ac complished an almost herculean task,. working quietly through all obstacles. uutil be achieved the brilliant victories at Forts Henry and Donelson, and at Island No. 10. The severe wound which ho received at Fort Donelson. finally compelled him to give np his command and he came to this city to recruit his falling energies. His health continued feeble until a month Bince, when he considered himself so far recov ered as to be able to resume active service and be was assigned to command of the the South Atlantic blockading squad ron, in the place of Admiral Dupont. A few days after be was attacked witb the illness which terminated his life. He was a quiet, gray-haired veteran. and zealous in the furtherance of all that tended to the elevation of his fellow-men. He was always especially earnest to advance and. ameliorate the condition of seamen, and to promote the means for their religions instrnction. eto York World, June 21. "lie Present Position of Nupo Icon. the Third In Europe. The successes of the French forces in Mexico have entirely changed tbe post tion of the Emperor Napoleon, not only iu his own empire, but throughout all Hx rope. The falf of Puebla relieved the Mexican expedition of the stigma of on success, and, by giving promise ef The Wou nded in the Recent Bat tles. . The Surgeon-General replied to Gov. Curtin thatue thousand beds in Phil adelphia would be first filled and then the reBt would be distributed in various hospitals. This gives a little glimpse of the ter- riblo casualties of the late fighting. - Thad. Stevens. Hon. Thadeus Stevens has learn ed that the rebels have destroyed his ex tensive iron mills near Gettysburg, and. stolen all his teams. His loss is over $100,000, including most of his fortune. Ttie Iron-Clad Atlantic Lately captured from the rebels and! now at Port Royal has proved nnsea- worthy, and therefore unfit for service.. TueCommutatioii of $30 For drafted men, may be paid to Col lectors of Internal Revenue. Take notice! Mrs, Julia Sterrett, wife of Cap tain Isaac S. Sterrett, late of the Uni ted States Navy, but now in the rebel service, was arrested for disloyalty, in Baltimore, on Saturday last, and given a free passage to her friends in the South The lady has a son in Fort McHeury, who is charged with being a spy. England ran up a debt ef three thou sand millions of dollars from 1794 to 1816, and during the same time raised by taxation an average of three hundred!, millions of dollars per annum. Her population at the time was ten to twelve millions, and her territory not so large as the New England States. The namo of Yallanoighau is very odious to these long-haired, Abolition spirit-rappers, aad, if the name didn't, cause them to shudder iu anticipation of a comiug deluge of facts, they would sz claim, "P-u-q-h.".. JyviNO. Pep.