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C. H. MITCHENER, Editor and Proprietor.
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.
Of Montgomery county.
GEO. E. PUGII.o Hamilton.
WM. HUBBARD, of Logan.
P. VAN TRUMP, of Fairfield. .
JOHN U. HEATON, of Belmont.
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,
For Treasurer,
For Sheriff,
ISAAC L. DYE, of Goshen.
For Prosecuting Attorney,
D. W. STAMBAUGH, of Goshen.
For Recorder,
T. T. CHADWELL, of Washington.
For Commissioner,
For Infirmary Director,
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 Democratic Party and
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:
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
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
Offioial; Brig. Gen. Com'd'g.
Bobt. A. Hdtcuins, Capt. and A. A. O.
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
"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,
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
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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. .
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.
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
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.
Adj. Gen. of Ohio.
The War News.
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.
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.
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 "
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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.

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