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€l)icaga tribune.
Thcnews isliglit,but important Hooker
succeeds Burnside. • Seymour, 'Wood &
Co.didnotsucceed in Albany. TJie French
have battered into silence a little Mexican
fort at Acapulco. The intelligence from
Bosecrans’ army is interesting and varied
but of no considerable moment
In Congress, yesterday,theHouse passed
the Treasury BUI, as given elsewhere. In
the Senate, the bill passed diverting §IOO,-
UOO of the Indian unpaid annuities to the
relief of sufferers by the late Indian out
rages in Minnesota.
Galveston seems a place ofrh -omen to
our forces. An unknown, war vcssel*be
lievcd to be the pirate Alabama, is hailed
by an unhappy transport boosted into a
gunboat, answers the hail,with a falsehood
by which we are really inclined to believe
it was Semmcs, and then follows up the lie
with a broadside, which rinks the Hatteras
in a twinkling.
Union men everywhere will rejoice at
the election of Mr. CaDicott as Speaker of
the House of Representatives, and their
satisfaction will be precisely in proportion
to the closeness with which they hare
watched the means taken to defeat him.
The disgraceful importation of Fernando
"Wood’s bullies and roughs to fill the lob
bies, and menace the House, and espe
cially Mr. Callicolt, with bodily injury;
the infamy of Gov. Seymour who saw no
way to protect the House until it should
be organized and officially ask him for
protection; were among the tokens of the
spirit with which the Northern allies of
treason arc prepared to band,together for
the embarrassment of the Government, and
in aid of the rebels. .
The credit of the Empire State is re
deemed. Unionism has triumphed, defeat
ed the wiles and disappointed the plottings
against loyalty. Mr. Callicott was a War
Democrat and the vlctoiy is the result ofa
compromise between Republicans and
men of bis stamp. By this result the Cop
perheads fail in their coveted scheme of de
feating the Joint Convention to elect aSen
atoron February Bd, a trick which would
have manifestly carried had the organiza-y
tion of the House been staved off, This
secures the continued representation ofthe
War spirit of New York by a full delega
tion in the United States Senate, and so
doubtless re-elects Hon. Preston King.
In all other ways will the nohle Empire
State defeat the hopes of the knaves who
who arc hoping to hang her defection to
the Union cause in the interests
and wishes of Seymour, Wood & Co. She
will be true to the Union and imfiinpiiinor
in her support of all means to crash out
rebellion. She will tom to confusion the
Impudent pledges of her home trait
ors, and those abroad who seek to take
their cue from them. When Dr. N. S.
Davis, a few nights ago, at the Biyan Hall
meeting, thanked God that so many thou
sand New York troops were soon to go
home and would riot be replaced in the
Federal army, he simply slandered New
York, and only wrote himself down afresh
os what may be termed the Medical Direc
tor of the Chicago Copperheads. New
York is right, she may be slandered, but
she cannot be swerved from the line of
loyalty. '
The nomination of fighting Jo. Hooker
to the command of the Army of the Poto
mac, viee Burnside, resigned, willbethe oc
casion for general rej Dicing wherever Gene,
m! Hooker is known. We believe him to
be a hcad-and-shonlders taller than any
other man upon whom the command could
by any probability be conferred. We know
thathehsis the confidence and admiration
of the rank and file of the army; that he
enjoys the respect and esteem of the Presi
dent ; and, what is not less, that he has un
bounded belief in his capability for great
things. Wherever he has been placed
since the war began, he has done
his pari well; and now, if he'
is not destroyed ' by. the jealousy
and hatred Hint killed off John Pope, he
will make the countiy glad. As justice
has at lust overtaken one of the cpauletted
scoundrels, who, within sound of the
enemy’s guns, permitted Pope, whom he
was ordered to support, to be cut to pieces,
we are not without the hope that others 1
who may have the animus which made
him in effect a traitor, may be deterred
from practising the treason that has made
him infamous.
Butwc long learned that men in this
war arc not to be estimated by their pre
tensions, nor by the partial reports of
friends. The guage of merit is Doing;
and until-Hooker proves tils title to the
honors ot a victor, wc shall be slow to
accord them.
There arc rumors that show that some-!
thing is to be done with the huge army |
that is 100 good to he rotted by a second I
winter’s experience in Virgigja mud, and j
which may perhaps harm the enemy 1
more effectually than by being sentto draw ]
the fire of all the thickly ranged batteries
on the road to' Richmond. The dispatches
will epcak-of possible events in terms that
sufficiently well indicate their sympathies.
When the Hew York World talks of “ dis
banding” there Is agratified chuckle reveal
ing the wish that is fatherto the thought,
and Copperheads everywhere will echo it.
But the rebels well Imow better how to
judge of the nature and effects of a quick
transportation of portions oi the great
army to make Hosccrans’ host mighty
enough to sweep down upon the railroad
spine of the Conlederacy and driveßragg
to the Gulf; and, if they see Hunter with
an adequate army so long denied him, and
know besides of the sable lining of -the
cloud, promised by his preparations to arm
the blacks; and if-further the movement
inclined into North Carolina is strengthen
ed by 50,00tf men from before Fredericks
burg, and Richmond is cut «off from its
Southern connections,—-How we ask will
the rebels like that style of 4 * disbanding?”
The Government assuredly is intending
to set the whole machine for rebel-grind-.
Ingin motion. The lazy grab that used
to be called an Anaconda has come
out of the chiysalis state; winged, and
■with teeth and claws—a figure wc do not
Ikjttow from Buffon nor the book of Dan
iel. But assuredly somebody is going to
gel hurt now. If the Government can use
the men now on the Rappahannock to any
better advantage than to pash them
straight ahead, assuredly to the points so
discovered the troops will be sent, even if
we have no -more grand specimens of mili
tary writing addressed to the Army of the'
On November 7th, Gen. Burnside sue-"
coedcd to the command of the armv of the
Potomac. His farewell to his soldiers is
given in another column. Unwillingly
assuming a position lie never coveted, he
obeyed the order of his Commonder-in-
Chief far lees willing in, his acceptance
.than in his rctiracy, acting in both' from
motives of the purest patriotism. There
hno siaia of dishonor upon hiiri, andthe
qualities of the'man and the patriot l are
unimpeached by the record which perhaps
shows him best fitted, for the. subordinate
position he always preferred. It* cannot
he known how far he has been hindered
by the jealousies and strifes engendered by
the experiences through which the army
of the Potomac has passed, 'experiences
that would long ago have rained any army
not composed of the finest temper.
The people will rememher_.it*of Gen.
Burnside that he aimed to hurt the rebels,
that he was in no way tender lest he should
do them harm, and that he aimed strong
and forcible blows, whose directness was
impaired by agencies not yet entirely lo
cated, but beyond his control. He had to
contend with season difficulties almost in
surmountable, with a chilling distrust fir
more formidable than the January frosts..
His resignation was submitted a fortnight
since, but recalled, temporarily, at the re
quest of the President He is now relieved.
His connection with the glorious cause of
the Union is not ended. "We shall not hear
of him caballing and dining and wining
with the enemies of the Government. His
sword is unsheathed stilt
| The Copperhead tinkers with produce
rates are to set up for themselves; and take
the Chicago Hemes as theft* paper basis.-
They are toTiave a Com Exchange which
will have no connection with the Board of
Trade. Entire separation is to be the
motto. These men are disgusted with fit
ting out Union regiments; disgusted with
hearing about regiments wearing,and batter
ies bearing their name. Some of them are
disgusted with the tacit censure passed
upon their unnaturalized condition; some
them came here to escape taking the oath
of allegiance in other cities upon which
treason like theirs has brought the pre
sence and shadow of war. All of them
love slavery better than the Union, and
assuredly their first investment, of choice,
will not he an United States flag.
We are glad of this call on our home
rebels to come out and show themselves.
We are glad to note their segregation into
cliques, and are entirely satisfied if they
can find secesh doctors and dentists, boot
blacks and barristers, music dealers, and
market men, com doctors and Com Ex
changes, to favor with their exclusive pat
'Unionism, which is in fhr less danger when
the foreign and dangerous elements held
in turbid solution are precipitated. It is
for these rebels themselves to say if it shall
be a red precipitate. That will depend
upon whether they try a tilt with the Gov
ernment. Until then, their little by-plays
are comparatively hnnnfogp
As Amended by the Committee
of the Whole.
And Passed by the House Yes
Be it enactedln/ the Senate and Howe of Itcp
racutatfvce, That the Secretary of the Treasury
be, and he is hereby, authorized to borrow,
from time to time, on the credit ofthe United
States, a sum not exceeding $300,009,009. for
the current fiscal year, and $000,000,000, for
the next fiscal year, and to issue therefor cou
pon or registered bonds, payable at the pleas
ure of the government arte r twenty years from
date, in com, and of such denominations not
less than fifty dollars, as far as he may deem
it expedient, hairing interest at a rate not
exceeding six per centum per annum, pay
able semi-aimually, in coin, and he may,
In his discretion, dispose of such bonds
at any time on such terms as he may deem
most advisable forlawful money of the United
States,or for any of the certificates ofindebt
edness that may at any time have been paid,
"Or for any of the Treasury notes heretofore
issued, or which may be issued under thepro
visions of this act, and all bonds and Treasu
ry notes issued under the provisions of this
act shall be exempt from taxation by qr un
der State authority; provided, tliat there
shall be outstanding of bonds, Treasury notes
and United States notes, atony time Issued
under the provisions of this act, no greater
amount altogether than a sum 0f5900,000,000.
Sec. 2.—And be it further enacted, That the
Secretary ofthe Treasury be, and he is hereby
authorized to issue on the credit ot the United
States $400,000,000 of Treasury notes,.bearing
interest at a rate not exceeding six per cent
um, payable sempazmnally in coin, and the
principal payable at any time after three years
from date atthe Treasury of the UnitedStatcs,
and of such denominations as he may deem
expedient, not less than $lO each;
aud such notes . shall be receivable
for internal duties ' and ~ all debts and
demands' due the United States, except
duties on lmporU,-and the holdersof any such
notes shall have the right, at any time, on
or alter they become due, and under such
rules as may be prescribed by the Secretary of
the Treasury to exchange the same with the
accruedfcterest thereon atthe Treasury, or
the office of any Assistant Trcasurcr.or depos
itory designated for the purpose for any equal
amount of legal tender notes, and such Trea
wry notes may be used by the Secretary ofthe
Treasury at their par value. In payment of the
lawful creditors of the United States who
may be willing to receive the same,
and shall be received at their par value
in payment of any bonds that may be
hereafter negotiated by the Secretary of the
Treasury, who shall also allow in anysuchne
gotintious, and pay in coin any Interest which
may have accumulated thereon; and the Sec
retary of the Treasury may.from time to time,
as the exigencies of the public service may re
quire, reissue any Amount of Treasury notes
herein authorized equal to the amount re
deemed. There shall be printed upon tire
bade of the .Treasury notes which may be is
sued under the provisions of this act the
amount of interest which will have accutuu
[ Intcdat the end of three months from the
I date thereof, and words importing that the
, said notes arc a legal tender in payment of
internal duties, aud all debts and demands
* due the United States, except duties on im
ports, and receivable for all loans payable to
the United States. But nothing in this sec
tion shall be construed to authorize any addi
tional Issue oflegal tender notes.
Sec. 8. And be it further enacted. That the
Secretary of the Treasury be, and ‘is
hereby authorized,. if required by the
exigencies of the public service, for the pay
ment of the army and navy, and other credi
tors of the government, toissuc on tho credit
of the United States the sum of three hundred
millions of dollars of United States notes, in
such form as may be deemed expedient, not
bearing interest payable to the bearer, and of
such denominations not less than one dollar,
as he niay prescribe, which notes so issued
shall be lawful money and legal tender for the
payment of all debts, public and private,
r within the United States, except for duties
i on imports and interest on the public debt.
P Sec.4. And be ft further enacted , That In
j lien of postage and revenue stamps for frac-
I tioual currency and of fractional notes, com
j monly called “postage currency,” issued ’or
; to be Issued, the Secretary of tho Treasury
may Issue fractional notes of like amounts, in
such form as he may deem expedient, and may
provide for the engraving, preparation an*d
issue thereof in tho Treasury Department
building, and all such notes issued shall be
} exchangeable by theTVcasurer, <?rAssistant
Treasurer, anddesignated depositories for the
postage revenue, and received in payment of
any dues to the United States: less than five
dollars, except duties on imports, and shall
be redeemed on presentation at the Treasury
of the United States in such sums hhd under
kuch regulations as the Secretary of the Trea
sury shall prescribe, and shall be exchangea
ble at the office of anv Treasurer of the Uni-'
ted States, Assistant Treasurer, or designated
depository, for United States notes or an
equivalent amount, provided that the whole
amount of fractional currency issued, incln*
ding postage and revenue stamps issued as
currency, ; shall not exceed fifty millions of
Sec. s.—And I* U further enacted.- That the
Secretary of the Treasury Is hcrebyauthorized.
to receive deposits of gold, coin and bullion
with the Treasurer,'or any Assistant Treas
urer of the ,United States, 1 in; sums of not
less than twenty dollars each, and to issne
certificates therefor in denominations of not
lees than twenty dollars, corresponding /with
the denominations of the United States notes.
The coin and bnllion, deposited for or repre
senting tho certificates of deposit, shall be re
tained in the Treasury for the payment of the
some bn demand, arid certificates represent
ing colnln the Treasury, may be issued iu
payment of the interest on the', public 'debt,
which certificates, together with those Issued
for coin and bullion deposited, shall-not at
any time exceed twenty; per, centum beyond
the amount of coin and bullion in the Trcas
ury, arid the certificates for coin and .bnllion
in the Treasury shall be received ;at par in
payment for duties on imports. / ;
•' one. 6, 'And be U. further cru*c&d,;That the.
• coupons on the registered ; bonds,
notes and United Slates notes huthorieed by
this act shall be In each form ns the Secretary
of the Treasury shall direct, and shall bear
the written or engraved signatures of the Pres
ident of the United States and Register of the
Treasury, and, also, as evidence oT lawful Is
sue, the imprint and copy of the seal of the
• Treasury Department, which imprint shall be
made under the direction of the Secretary,
after the said notes or bonds shall be received
from the engravers and before they arc issued;
or the said notes and bonds shall be signed
by the Treasurer of the United States, or for
the Treasurer by snch persons as may be spe
cially appointed by the Secretary of the Treas
ury for that purpose, and shall he counter
signed by the Register of the Treasury, or for
the Register by such persons as the Secretary
of tteTreasury may specially appoint for the
purpose; and all the provisions of the act en
titled “ An act to authorize the issue of Treas
uiy notes,” approved the 23d day of Decem
ber, 1857, so far as they can be applied to this
act, and arc not inconsistent therewith, are
hereby revived and and re-enacted.
Sec. 7. And be ii further That on
and after the Ist of March, 1803, the coupons
of all bonds of the United States, heretofore
Issued, and which may be • issued un
der this act,. may at any time* within
thirty days of the time they become due, be
received for customs as coin, under such reg
ulations as the Secretary of the Treasury shall
[Note.—The amendment yesterday adopted ap
plying to tbcfollowlng section is nor clearly given,
andiwe give it witoot change as presentedby the
• Sec. 8. And be it further enacted, That all
banks, associations, corporations, or individ
uals, issuing notes or bills for circulation as
currency, shall be subject to and pay a duty
of one per centum each half year from and
after April 1,1863, upon the average amount
of the aggregate of deposits and circulation of
notes or bills as currency issued beyond the
amount hereinafter named; that is to say:
Banks, associations, corporations, or indi
viduals having a capital of not over SIOO,OOO,
CO per centum thereof; over SIOO,OOO and
not over $200,000, SO per centum thereof*
over $200,000 and not over $300,000,70 per
centum thereof; over $300,000 and not
over $500,000, CO per centum; over $500,000
andnot oversl,ooo,ooo, 50per centum thereof*
. over $1,000,000 and not over $1,500,000,40 per
centum thereof; over $1,500,000 and not over
$2,000,000, SO per centum thereof; over
$2,000,000, 25 per centum thereof In the
case of banks with branches, the duties herein
provided for shall be imposed upon the circu
lation of the notes or bills of such branches
severally, and not upon the aggregate circula
tion of all; and the amount of capital of each
bank shall be the amount allotted to or used
by such branch, provided that all the banks,
associations, or corporations and individuals
Issuing or reissuing snch notes or bills for
circulation as currency after April X, 1863,
in sums representing any fractional
part of a dollar, shall be subject to
and pay a duty of 5 per centum
each half year thereafter upon the amount
of such fractional notes or hills so issued, and
a list or return shall he made and rendered
within thirty days after October 1,1863, and
each six months thereafter, to the Commis
sioner of Internal Revenue, which shall con
tain a true and faithful account of the duties
accrued upon the foil amount of the fractional
note circulation, and upon the average
amount of all the other circulation for tlie
next six months preceding, or which should
accrue from time to time, and' a list or return
shall be made and rendered, within thirty
days of the time fixed as aforesaid, to the
Commissioner of Internal Revenue, which
shall contain a true and faithful account of
the amount of the duties accrued, or which
should accrue from time to time as aforesaid,
during the time when said duties remain un
accounted for. And there shall be annexed
to evoxy list or return a declaration, under
oath or affirmation, to be made hr form and
manner as shall be prescribed by the Commis
sioner of Internal Revenue, of the President,
or some other proper officer of said hank,
association, corporation or individual,respect
ively, that the same contains a true and faith
ful account of the duties which have accrued,
or which should accrue, and not accounted for;
andfortvny default in the delivery of such
list or return, with such declaration annexed,
the hank, association, corporation, or Individ
ual making such default, shall forfeit, as a pe
nalty, the sum of five hundred dollars.- And
such bank, association, corporation, or indi
vidual shall, upon rendering the list or return
as aforesaid, pay to the Commissioner of In
ternal revenue the amount of duties due on
such list or return, and in default thereof!
shall forfeit, as a penalty, the sum of 1500;
.and in case of neglect or refusal to make
said list or return as aforesaid, or to pay the
dalles as aforesaid, for the space ofthirty days
after the time when said list shall have been
made or rendered, or when said duties shall
have become due andpayable, the assessment
and collection shall be made according to the
general provisions prescribed in an act enti
tled “An Act to provide internal revenue to
support the Government and to pay the Inter
est on the public debt,” approved July l, 1863.
Sec. 9. And be it further enacted , That the
provisions of the act entitled u An act to pro
vide for the better organization of the Trea
sury, and for the collection, .safe keeping,
transfer, and disbursement of the public reve
nues,” approved Auguste, 1840, be, and the
same is hereby, so modified os to authorize
the Secretary of the Treasury, at his discre
tion, to allow any money obtained from loans
or internal revenue to be deposited in solvent
banks to the credit of the Treasurer of the
United States, upon depositing, by said banks,
with the Treasurer, -an amount of United
States bonds or Treasury notes not less than
snch deposits, respectively, as security for the
payment thereof; and from lime to time the
Secretary of the Treasury may use such de
posits, by draft or check, to pay any of the
creditors of the government, or for transfer
to the Treasury or authorized depositories.
B|Sec. 10. And be it further enacted , That, in
order, to’ prevent and punish counterfeiting
and fraudulent alteration of the bonds, notes,
and fractional currency, authorized to be is
sued by this act, all the provisions of the
sixth and seventh sections of the act entitled
“An act to authorize the issue of United
States notes, and for the redemption or fund
ing thereof, and for funding the floating debt
of tbc United States,” approved February
25, 1863, shall, so far as applicable,
apply to the bonds, notes and fractional
currency hereby authorized to be issued,
in like manner as if the said sixth and sev
enth sections were hereby adopted as addi
tional sections of this act. And tbc sum. of
$1,000,000 is hereby appropriated out of any
money in the Treasury not otherwise appro
priated, to enable the Secretary of the Treas
ury to cany this act into effect.
Sec. IL Audbeitfuriher enacicd, That the
penalties of this act shall extend to officers in
the Treasury Department, and'to those en
gaged in printing and preparing the notes.
t-oyaltyTriumphs at Albany.
Albany, N. T,, Jan, 26.—The exciting and
protracted contest for Speaker of the lower
House of the Legislature, is at an end. Calll
cott, of Brooklyn, the War Democratic candid
date, was this morning elected.
Mr. Callicott on taking the choir returned
thanks for the honor, staling that anorganl*.
ration could not he effected without compro
mise,' and for that reason ho felt bound to
accept the nomination, that - his actions
would refute the slanders heaped upon him*
and while he professed continued fidelity to
the Democratic party, he should discharge his
duty faithfully and impartially.
The House then proceeded te the election
of other officers, and all the Republicans were
elected—Mr. Callicott voting with them.
moM hakbisbitrcu
ThoAfttoandlng Charge against the
Hon. Simon Cameron.
[Cor. of the Philadelphia Inquirer.]
Harbisbgbo, Jan. 53,1863.
Ever since the election of United States Sen
ator it has been whispered about Harrisburg
that a certain member of the House of Repre
sentatives Lad astounding disclosures to make
how a certain candidate for United States Sen
ator had offered him a large snin of money for
his vote; how the offer was apparently ac
cepted; how the money was counted down
and put into the hands of a notorious politi
cian for safekeeping; .how the memberafore
said voted against the candidate who thought
that he bad purchased him; and how the
whole affair was a nicely laid trap to catch
the candidate,. who has achieved a high
and well-merited reputation in the art of
catching others.
. The House, some days since, appointed a
committee to investigate the truth of these
rumors, but their labors have been,, to some
extent, anticipated by the publication of the
statement ■ of , Thomas Jefferson Boyer,
member from Jefferson county, who says that
he was offered a largo sum of money
to vote for Gen. Simon Cameron. Mr. Boyer
enters into a minute and circumstantial nar
rative of his several interviews with Qcri.
Cameron, and states explicitly and positively
that the moneyfor his vote was paid into-the
♦hands of John J. Patterson, to he drawn by
Boyer as soon as .he had voted for Cameron.
This statement, as may be supposed, has cre
ated no little excitement here. - !
Of course, prions opinions arc entertained
of Boyer’s motives and .conduct; Some de
nounce him as'a rogue who lacked tho cour
age to cany, out , corrupt intentions.
Others applaud the nerve and profound strut-'
egy which enabled hlm to outwit so ehrewd'a
manager of men os' Gen. Cameron, and class
the transaction in whlch be played the princi
pal part In the same category with the -daily
expedients employed by. tho.detective police
to entrap rogues.
,Ab Boyerib statement, however, la entirely
the public must await the evidence
which will be taken before tho Investigating
Committee before: deciding upon* the crlim
nallty of Urn parties whose names areiovolvcd-
In. this -transaction. -It Is- saggestod that
Boyer publish his evidence-ia-advance of. tho
Committee, for the purpose of committing IV
to a thorough investigation aud’prCYcntitjnr
ofa j “
Burnside’s Farewell to
his Soldiers.
[SpcclalDlspatch to the Chicago Tribune.]
WAsmNQTON, Jan. 26,1863.
This morning's National Intelligencer con
tains the following: Gcncralßnrnsidc arrived
in Washington on Saturday morning, and was
in conference all the forenoon with the Presi
dent, the Secretary of War and the General
in-Chic£ We understand that at his own re
quest he was relieved from the command of
the army of the Potomac, and that the Presi
dent immediately conferred the chief com
mand on Maj. Gen. Hooker.
An evening paper here makes the announce
ment that Hooker already has his plan of
campaign formed, and that he will be ready to
enter upon its execution as soon as the roads
will permit.
The withdrawal of Franklin and Sumner
leaves the right wing under command of Maj.
Gen. Sedgwick, and the left wing under Maj.
Gen. W. F. Smith.
WjLsnnfOTOx, Jan. 25.—The following Is
the address of Gen. Burnside to the army:
Headquarters, Camp sear Falmouth, {
January 26, 1882. )
General Orders No. 9.—By direction of
the President of the United States, the Com
manding General this day transfers the com
mand of this army to Maj. Gen. Joseph
Hooker. The short time that he has directed
your movements has not been fruitful of vic
tory, nor any considerable advancement of our
line, but it has again demonstrated an amount
of courage, patience and endurance that,
under more favorable circumstances, would
have accomplished-great results.
Continue to exercise these virtues, be true
in your devotion, to your countiy and the
principles you have sworn to malnfoin. Give
to the brave and skillful General who has long
been identified -with- your organization, and
who is now to command yon, your fall and
cordial support and co-operation, and you
will deserve success;
Your General, In taking an affectionate
leave of the army,, from which he separates
with so much regret, may be pardoned if he
bids an especial farewell to Ids long and tried
associates of‘the oth corps. His prayers arc
that God may bo with you and grant you con
tinued success, until the rebellion is crushed.
By command of Maj. Gen. Burnside.
(Signed,) Lewis Richmond, A. A .G.
Headquarters Armt of tub Potomac, }
Jan. 26,1863. J
This morning Gen. Burnside turned over
the command of the army to Geh. Hooker.
As soon as the changc*was known, the prin
cipal officers waited on Gen. Burnside and
took leave of him with regret.
Gen. Burnside has issued, a parting address
to the army..
„ Baltimore,. Jan. Washington A’a
tional TnUTligaicer states that Burnside has re
signed the command of the Army of the Po
tomac, and Hooker-has been appointed in his
New York, Jan. 26.—The New York Times'
Washington dispatch gays:
A conference was held, last evening at the
White House, In which Secretaiy Stanton and
several prominent. Senators and Representa
tives participated. Political matters of
great importance were discussed and de
termined. That a change of administrative
policy in many essential respects will be the re
sult, is regarded as certain,,even if it occasions
official changes in important places.
The Secretary of; War has notified Congress
that he Is making such changes in the organi
zation of his department? as will relieve him
from future necessity for more than one assis
tant. It is understood Mr. Wolcott retires.
Mr, Watson will remain as Assistant Secre
The TTbrZd’a Washington dispatch says:
Averylmportanfereport, said to bo founded
on good authority, in reference to the army of
the Potomac, has reached me to-night. It is
to the effect that the army of the Potomac is
to be virtually disbanded, and that the greater
portion of it-will bo sent to the West to co
operate in the grand campaign soon to be in
augurated. A small portion of it will be re
tained near Washington, just enough to pro
tect it So runs the report.
New York, Jan. 26.—The New York Tri
bune has the following from headquarters of
the army of the Potomac, 25th:
A Brigadier General commanding a division
was yesterday placed under arrest by General
Burnside, for denouncing the policy of the
Administration upon the slavery question,
and expressing disloyal sentiments. This
General has dally been -expecting promotion
to the rank of Major General, ana assignment
to the command of a corps.
The new commander of the Army of the Po
tomac is a native of Massachusetts, and was
bom at Old Hadley, in 1816, being now forty-
Bcvcn years old., He entered West Point in
1833, his appointment being charged to that
State. In 1837 ho received his appointment
of Second Lieutenant of artillery. In Febru
ary, IS3S, he was appointed Assistant Com
missary of Subsistence, and promoted to a
First Lieutenancy. ’ From July to October,
1841, he acted os Adjutant at the Military
Academy, and from IS4I to 1845 he ranked as
Regimental' Adjutant. When the war with
Mexico broke out he was appointed Aid-de-
Camp to General Hamer, and displayed so
much gallantry that he was breveted as Cap
tain. He particularly distinguished himself
at Monterey. In the early part of 1847 he
was made Assistant Adjutant General, with
the rank of Captain. For his sagacity and
courage at the National Bridge, he was bre
veted Major, and soon after, at Chapultepee,
rendered himself so conspicuous that ho was
'breveted Lieutenant Colonel. The warcnded,
he withdrew from the service and emigrated
to California where he engaged in commerce,
with but moderate success.
At the breaking out of the rebellion he con
sidered that the education he had received at
the expense of his country was a sacred trust,
and immediately offered his services to the
Government, -who, aware of his abilities, ap
pointed him Brigadier General of volunteers,
on Ujc XTth of April, HSls Ho was placed in
command of a brigade, whiph formed part of*
the army of the Potomac*. Subsequently ho
was pnt at tho head of a division and sta
tioned in South Maryland, where he remained,
till Pcbruaiy last. Ho was now placed; ini
command'of the fighting division par excel-*
Icncc of tho army, including Sickles’ splendid-
Excelsior Brigade, and at "Williamsburg, Seven
Pines and Pair Oaks, showed how worthy he
was of that proud position. He next dis
tinguished himself during the seven, days’*
"contests, and afterwards under General Pope
before‘Kaslungton, and under McClellan in.
Maryland* Bo fought bravely at Sputh Moun
tain and Aatifttam, at which-latter place he
was vounded in the foot. "When, ho had re
covered from his wound sufficiently to take
the field in a litter, he did so, arid was * made
Commanding General of the sth army corps.
On the 14th of November* 1863, ho was placed
in command of the centre grand division of
.(General•'^msidc’s.nrmy’In -Virginia. IIU.
promQUonßhave thus' taken place: OuJnlyj
4,1E62, hewas promoted to a Major General
iship: of .volunteers, and on the. 20th i of Sep
tember, 1603, was appointed a Brigadier Gen
eral of the regular army, In the place pf Qcn.
JiLinßfield, deceased.; 11 ,f ‘ --■’ ;
[Special Dispatch to the Chicago Tribune,]
Wabiungton, January 26,1863.
Bnmsidc’s resignation of the command of
the army of the Potomac, and HookerV ap
pointment to succeed him, were attempted to
be telegraphed last night. If yonr dispatches
failed to get through, yon must, before this;
have received the official confirmation of the
same statement from headquarters at Fred
The stories that Simmer iM Franklin were
ordered to Waahington turner arrest, grew
out of the fhet that both levre been relieved
of their commands—the forifier at his own re
quest,and the latter-becanso'-bf the convic
tion here of the necessity foii'such a course.
Sumner preferred his request to he relieved
immediately after the battle of Antietam. It
has never been possible to grint it tin now. ;
It is rumored that Prankl^Bjregards behig
relieved of his command as imputation on"
his conduct, and will demand. Court of In
quiry. Tbf rumor goes that if such
demand he made it will be promptly granted,
and that this Court will be lure to show that
the action, in military career
which have caused him to be" most blamed,"
have been done in direct obedience to specific
orders trom McClellan. i
. It is believed that the upshot of the whole
matter will be a conrt martial of McClellan
himself Hitchcock’s remarkable letter flatly:
accusing McClellan of disobedience of the
President’s orders is regarded as a forerunner
of such a course.
It is thougbt that there can he no donbt that
action -wilt now he the word, with the army of
the Potomac. Hooker is a man either to make
or break, and not to stand very long waiting
to go about it.
His appointment In Burnside's place causes
no surprise. It has been thought probable
at any time since Antietami and was always
thought sure to come, sooner or later. .
Speaking of the appointment, last night
Wendell Phillips. said, “In our delving for a
a General we have gone through the drift and
stubble of McClellan and tire rich alluvial soil
of Burnside, but now, thank God, we were
striking the solidgranite of Hooker.”
1 Burnside, Sumner and Franklin c&znc up to
night. For the present, all these may be
considered as added to our list of relieved
Major Generals.
Senator "Wilson introduced an important
bill to-day, providing’ for the organization of
a volunteer force in the several States, to be
called National Guards of the United States,
to consist of2oo regiments of twelve compa
nies, each company of 100 men, divided
among the States pro rata .
Enlistments can embrace men between the
ages of twenty-one and thirty-five years, citi
zens of the United States.
Each regiment is divided into three bat.
talions, the officers ‘consisting of Colonel,
Lieutenant Colonel, three Majors, and twelve
captains, to be appointed by the Governors of
the several States. Any part of this force may
be ordered into the service ofthe United
States by the President, daring any war, in
vasion or rebellion.
Crawford's great bronze statue of Liberty
is to be placed on the dome of the Capitol
next 4th of July. No speaker has yet been
secured for the occasion, and the selection of
one seems to embarrass those haying the mat
ter in hand.
The majority Ways and Means bill passed
the House to-day in the' shape in which it
came from the committee* of the whole, ex
cept that clause taxing deposits was stricken
out. The Jay Cook bill Introduced by Mr.
Stcyens received but 18 rotes. It is believed
that the Senate will not make any essential
alteration in the bill, unless it be to.ltax bank
circulation more heavily, and, perhaps, also
to tax on the national currency scheme.
Last year the Senate Finance Committee re
fused to alter the principles'of the revenue
bill, on the ground that to do so would be to
trench on the province of the House, and'the
Senate sustained this view.
The Committee on the Conduct of the War
was authorized to-day to inquire into the cir
cumstances of the recent successful intermed
dling of Gen. Franklin and his officers with
Gen. Burnside's plans, hy which the President
was induced to countermand a forward move
The Secretary of War has called upon Got.
Andrew to furnish a number of white officers
for the African brigade which Gen. Daniel
Ullman is authorized lb raise in the South.
A similar request has been made of other Re
publicans in official positions.
The President is urged from antl-slaverv
quarters to supercede Gov. Stanley, and ap
point Gen. Fremont as. Military Governor of
2forth Carolina, and to make it one part of
his work to organize military strength of
the black population.
This proposition has been pressed on the
President for some time, but.thus far without
much encouragement.
Representative Hooper’s bin establishing
a nationalcnrrency, slightly amended, wasjin
troduccd by Senator Sherman: to-day.
Senator Harlan introduced a bill to-day au
thorizing the President to seize hold and run
during the rebellion aline of railroad from
some Atlantic port to some point not further
East than.Chicago, thence to three poidts on
the Mississippi opposite Minnesota,
lowa,, and Missouri, respectively,
a Board of Control, composed of three com
missioners, to appraise the roads, taken to
superintend them, keep them in repair, and
to run them for passengers and freight at not
exceeding the total expenses of the Govern
mails, to be carried free.
The owners of the roads' to receive seven
percent of .the appraised value. : ■
The Massachusetts men, at their interview
with the President yesterday evening, urged
upon him two things of special importance—
that he should employ no agents, either in
civil or military positions, except those who
arc heart and soul with him for the country,
and that he should extend the Proclamation
of Freedom to all slave territories, making a;
. promise for the compensation of loyal mas
ters. Wendell Phillips was specially promi
nent in urging these points. !
Harrison of Ohio to-day introduced the im
portant resolution that the Military Committee
be instructed to report a bill authorizing the
Government to accept troops that may volun
teer, wholly irrespective of any previous lim
itations. ' It is believed that a few victories
would render it possible to raise volunteers
again, and; that we certainly need all we can
WAsnEfGTOK, Jan. 26.—1t is understood
that Maj. Gen. Franklin and Maj: Gen. Sumner
have also been relieved from their commands
of right and, lcR : grand divisions of the'
anny.of the Potomac,'but thet names of ihelr
successors have not yet been divulged, nor is
It known who has been appbkited to take the
place of Gen. Hooker.
Gon. Burnside, with most of his late staff,
has been allowed thirty days’ leave of absence.
The 'weather is warm, and pleasant. The
. wind, is last drying np the earth.
Washington. Jan. 28.—'The exposure made.
by a member or the Pennsylvania Legislature
in reference to the alleged bribery and. cor
ruption, in which Gan. : Cameron is a party, is
to bo made the subject of inquiry on the part'
of the Senate. * ; ;
The Herald's dispatch says:
As one of the. results of the recent Repub
• lican tcancns K it-is .intimated that the- de- ;
mand for a rccqnstruction of the Cabinet will
be urged vyitlipertinacity, and that if a change
should nqt he made bclbrc thc4th of March, -
Congress; in imitation of the . British Parlia
ment,' \tijl pass resolutions declaring a want
; of confidence in the present Cabinet.; ..
[Special Dispatch to the Chicago Tribune.] i
• Das MonreStTowa,' Jga. 26,1863.
The case of Archie I. Webb, the negro bbyj
whom tho tories haye been;attempting to‘ dx
pel.from'.this State, came np in tho District:
Court before Judge Jolm H. Grey, this after
noon. Stephen Sibley, Bss. % of this cityi ap
peaxod for Archie', and JeiL S. Polk,‘ alsplof
this city, for the~ torios; - Mr. Sibley, showed
nnnpewerably tiiat thc.actof 1851 had heref
since it passage been in force; t!m if ft had
not been inoperative in other respects-' it
was in direct conflict with the hIU of rights
embraced hi the new constitution. Hfe’also
cited the lact- that no longer<. ago than-last
winter a bHI was Introduced into the General
Assembly by the Democrats to prohibit the*
settlement of free negroes in the State, the
inference, of coarse, being that no such law
waslhen in existence. Mr. Polk was work
ing away with .his plea when the conrt ad
journed for the night. The case will be con
cluded to-morrow:
Guerilla Operations-—The Remedy,
Ifußi-BEEsnoao, Jan-.-26.—Maj. Gen. 3ose
crans hopes that the Cincinnati,' Louisville
and other Western newspapers will desist
from the practice of publishing.reports of
shipments of supplies to the Department of
the Cumberland. It is substantially a notifi
cation to the rebels to prepare to capture
. It is understood, however; that newspapers
would not moke such publicatlbns Quarter
master. and Commissaries did not famish
Wheeler’s cavalry made a dash ata train of
cars on Sunday,' on the railway be tween Nash
ville and Franklin, and succeeded iu destroy
ing two cars. They were frightened away hc-
destroyed the balance of the train.
A convalescent soldier killed' one of the
rebels. One Federal Sergeant' was badly
wounded. Brig. Gen. D. S. Stanley followed
the rebels sharply, but they , had too much
start of him. He rode fifty miles within
twenty hours.
' The rebel cavalry In conlldorahla' numbers
are constantly hovering on our flanks, watch
ing our communications.
Until the Government reinforces the cavalry
arm of this department, and supplies large
numbers of horses to mount infinity regi
ments to pursue the enemy, this cannot bo
The rebel General Wheeler has been made
a Major General, and is in command of all the
rebel cavalry in Tennessee.
Capt. E. Elmer Otis, 4th United States cav
alry, who distinguished himself conspicuous
ly in a splendid and successful charge upon the
enemy in the battle of Stone Hirer, arid-who
is now in command of a brigade of cavalry,
has been recommended by Maj. Gen. Eose
crans and Brig. Gen. D. S. Stanley, and all the
officers of the brigade, for promotion to aßri
adier General.
Brig. Gen. James'A. Garfield, who whipped
Humphrey Marshal in East Kentucky,, and
who afterwards distinguished’ himself in the
command of a brigade at Shiloh, has reported
to Gen. Rosecraus for duty. He will probably
be assigned to the command of a division In
the army of the Cumberland.
Brig. Gen. R. W. Johnson, during the ab
sence of Maj. Gen. McCook, is in command of
the right wing of the army.
Brig. Gen. R. S. Granger commands Rose
crans’ division. It is reported that the enemy
are being reinforced.
An Intercepted letter from a member of
Bragg’s staff, indicates that the feeling against
Brnggis so strong that he will be superceded.
The writer admits that notwithstanding tlje
rebels captured the most guns and several
thousand prisoners from us, they were badly
whipped. He says the slaughter of their offi
cers was awful, and although the fighting of
the rebel array was splendid, they were beat
en by superior generalship and by the obsti
nacy of the Yankees.
The whole number of rebel prisoners cap
tured in the battle was about 3,600, witheight
guns and four standards. .
The weather continues stormy and the riv
ers are swelling.
Dr. E. Swift, U. S. A. j Medical Director of
this department, whose services are almost
invaluable, will be strongly recommended for
promotion, to rank asLicntcnant Colonel, for
long years of faithful services.-
[Special Dispatch to the Chicago Tribune.]
Lvdianatous, Jan. 28,1863.
Both Houses met at 2 o’clock this p. m.
The Senate spent most of the afternoon in
discussing the bill for a change in our crimi
nal practice, giving the Prosecuting Attorney,
instead of the defendant, the dosing argu
ment in prosecutions.
In the House n number of bills and resolu
tions were introduced.
The resolutions passed by the Indiana offi
cers in Roseenms’ army, havehad a most grat
ifying effect upon the Copperheads hero, and
hayc caused a remarkable depreciation in but
Hon. Albert Lingc, for the past two years
Auditor of State, surrendered his office to his
successor, James Rcstiner, esq., to-day.
Gov. Morton has made an especial applica
tion to the War Department for the exchange
of Brig. Gen. Willich, who had a horse shot
under him, and was captured at Murfrees
Thc-following Indiana Colonels are among
those recently recommended for Brigadier
Generals: Gavin, 7th; McCtfnnis, 11th; Har
risen, 14th; McMillan, 21st; MillcrandDnnn,
of 20th,’ and Coburn, 33d; J. P. Shanks, at
present a member of Congress and Colonel
on Gen. Fremont’s staff, is also nominated a
Brig. General. J. J. Reynolds is to be a Ma
jor General.
[SpccialDlepatch to the Chicago Tribune.}
Madison, Wis., January M. IS6-t
Both Houses of the Legislature had a brief
session this evening. In the Senate nothing
of general interest transpired.
In the Assembly Mr. Vivian asked ieavc to
introduce a bill making the use of free Rail
road passes by members of the Legislature a
penal offense, bub Mr. Webb objected.
A Message from Gov. Solomon was laid be
fore the House in response to Jones’ resolu
tion, wanting to know whetherany charges of
disloyalty had been made againstany residents
of the State, and if so, requesting fall partic
The Governor replies that so tor as he is
aware, no arrests havebeenmade inthisState,
of any person charged .with disloyalty to the
Government of the United States, except per
sons charged with open resistance ta toe draft,
and in his judgment it would he detrimental
to public interests to furnish the information
sought by toe resolution.
■ The 28d Wisconsin regiment had their first
encounter with the rebels at. Arkansas Post,
and behaved well. They had four killed and
thirty-three wounded.
[Special Dispatch to the Chicago Tribune.]
SPBCcanzu>, January 26,1863.
Enough members returned ibis morning to
have a session for tha introduction of bills on
resolutions, and hearing reports from commit-
A bin was intro&iccd, read and referred, re
pealing the bill which created the present
Board of Auditors.
Mr. Fuller of Cook, introduced a'bill incor
porating the Cora Exchange, an' Opposition
Copperhead Board of Trade, at Chicago*
At 12 o’clock,, the House adjourned till 10
o'dbck to-morrow; . Senate not in session.
1 From San Francisco.
. Sax Feaxcisco, Jan. 34. recent re
port of the underwriters shows that the losses
1 to shipping engaged in the foreign and coast
wise trade- with California during the past
year, were $0,500,000, an-extraordinary ex
cess over former years.-, :
Tho. opposition Moses Taylor, is.
advertised for Panama, Uaschllth.
1 r i The Legislature of .Washington Territory
have passed an act punishing persons - refus
ing to receive legal : tender notes at par by a
- fine of SSOO and imprisonment for six months.
•Telegraph poles are set from the northeast
borders ofCalifonua to Vancouver**, Wash
ington Territory, The wires will be placed!*
three months. , . v - P-
From Ncw Orloang.
New Tobk, Jan. 26—Advices from New
Orleans state that, on Thnraday. afternoon,
Jan. Bth, there was a rumor at New Orleans.
that .Winona,, one, of our gnnboata/had
been sunk by the south batteryat Port-Hud*
son. ,Ii iif also reported that Stonewall Jpck
*° ft fordo 0f40,000 hadreinforced
■ : >;:T : -

Exciting News from Grat
An Encounter with a, Mysterious
, New Tobk, Jan. 26.—The steamer Mary A.
Boardinan has arrived from New Orleans the
14th, and Key West the 20th Inst. She brings
Galveston advices to the ITth Inst., brought
to Key West by the steamer Northern Light
from New Orleans- 3
On the 17th the United States sloop-of-wur
Brooklyn, in oompany-with six other Federal
steamers, were off GUvestom They saw a
steamer in the offing. The steamer .Hatteras
immediately got under way to speak her, and
when within hailing distance asked who she
was, and received an answer, “Her Majesty’s
"sloop-of-war Spitfire.” ’
The commander of tlie- Hatteras told them
to wait and he would send a boat to her, and
had just lowered a boat, with an officer and
crew in her, when the steamer opened her
broadside and tired into the Hatteras.
The Brooklyn started in pursuit’of the
stranger, but night coming on, she lost sight
of her and tos compelled to give up the
On returning, she found the Hatteras sank
in nine fithoms of water. The officers of the
Maty Boardman were nnable to give farther
The steamer was no doubt the pirate Ala
bama. The Hatteras was merely a transport,
but carried four gnns of light calibre.
Prom Fortress Monroe.
Portress Monroe, Jan. 25.—The schooner
recently captured near Torktown by the
United States gnnboat Mahaska, left here to
day for Baltimore.
The schooner when captured was convey
ing a rebel, moil to a point near the White
house. ' •
. The-hronchul Nahant arrived at Hampton
Roads tnlfl morning.
The storm has cleared away.aud the weather
js very fine and mild.
WAsmsoTOX, Jan. 28,1863.
Mr. WILSON of Mass, introduced a bill to
organize a volunteer militia force,*© be called
the National Guard of the United States. Re
ferred to the Committee on Military Affairs
Mr. LANE of Kausas’called up the bill au
thorizing the President to negotiate for the
removal of the Indian tribes from Kansas
This question was discussed until the expira
tion of the morning hoar, when .
Mr. NESMITH oi Cal, called up the bill for
the better protection of emigrants to the Pa
cific coast, and the bill was passed.
Mr. SHERMAN of Ohio introduced a bill
to provide for a national currencv, to be se
cured by the pledge of United States stocks,
and to provide for the circulation and redemp
tion thereof Referred to the Committee on
Finance. .
Mr. SUMNER of Mass., called up the bill
to suspend tbo sale of lands on the coast of
South CarolinanndGcorgia, inandabout Port
Royal. The bill was passed.
ROSTER of Conn., presented a com
munication from laborers in England, many
In the county of Lancashire,expressing grati
tude for onr munificent donation: of provis
ions, &c., and expressing the wish that some
means might be provided for their emigration
to this-country.
The Tice President stated that it had been
the uniform practice not to receive communi
cations from foreigners. ,
Mr. HARLAN of lowa Introduced a bill to
provide additional facilities for the transpor
tation of troops and munitions of war, and to
furnish additional commercial facilities to the
people of the Western States
Mr. DOOLITTLE of Wls. Introduced a bill
to enlarge the canals and improve the nova
tion of the Fox and Wisconsin Rivers from
the Mississippi River t<f Lake Michigan. Re
ferred to the Military Committee.
Mr. ANTHONY oi R. I. called up the reso
lution instructing the Committee on the Con
duct of the War to inquire whether any plans
of Gen. Burnside for the movement of the
army have been interfered with bv officers
writing to or visiting Washington to oppose
them, and if such movement mid been arrest
ed, and if so, by what authority. Passed.
Mr. WILSON of Moss, called np the bill to
abrogate the treaties with the Siouxs, and in
demnify citizens of Minnesota.
The pending question being on the adop
tion of the substitute, from the Committee on
Indian Affairs, abrogating the treaties, appro
priating SIOO,OOO for the immediate relief of
the sufferers, and providing for the Commls
.sioners to examine clvims.
Mr. RICE of Minn, moved to amend the
substitute by increasing the appropriation
to $150,000. Rejected. 1
Mr. RICE of Miim. then moved, to increase
to $200,000. Rejected, 10
On motion of Mr. DOOLITTLE of Wls.
the appropriation was increased so as to In
clude two-thirds of the unexpended balance
of certain annuities due but not paid over,
not to; exceed SIOO,OOO. After discussion at
some length, the bill was passed.
The Senate then went into executive ses
sion, alter which it adjourned.
Mr. WALTER D. McINDOE of Wis: was
sworn in as the successor of the late Mr
Mr. SCAMMON, from the Committee of
Ways and Means, reported back with a favor
able recommendation the bill to’estobllsh a
branch mint in the Territory of Nevada.
Mr. STEVENS of Penn, reported a bill an
thc President to raise .and ennip
150,000 soldiers of African descent for five
years. Mr. Stevens moved te postpone the
bill until to-morrow.
Mr. HOLMAN of Ind. moved to .postpone
the bill untile the 3d of March; Not earned
45 against 80.,
Mr. STEVENS' motion was then agreed to.
On motion of Mr. HARRISON of Ohio, a
resolution was adopted, instructing the Mili
tary Committee to inquire into the expe
diency of authorizing the President to accept
for three years the services of any companies
of infantry, cavaliy or artillerv, without lim
itation ns to numbers.
The House passed the Senate bill, amenda
tory of the judicial system, making Ohio and
Michigan the Seventh, and Illinois, Indiana
and Wisconsin the Eighth Judicial Circuit
The House then went Into Committee of .the
Whole on the Finance bill.
Nearly all the amendments made to the bin
in the Committee of the Whole were agreed
to. Several were reserved for separate votes,'
including that authorizing the Secretory of
the Treasury to dispose oi the bonds at any
time on such terms as he may deem advisable,
Instead of restricting him to not less than
par. This was agreed to by a vote of 83-to 50.
The House disagreed to the Committee’s
amendment taxing the aggregate of bank cir
Mr. STEVENS again offered his substitute,
amended by himself so as to includotfao bank
tax section of toe original bill, butlt was re
jected by a vote of 80 against 9.
Thc-*blll as amended by the committee was
ordered to be engrossed for toe third*reading,
and passed without a division.
The House considered In Committee oTthc
Whole, and then passed the postofflee appro
priation bill. •
. Mr. resolution parsed, it pro
vides for the payment of bounties ‘and pen
sions to the officers and men in toe Western
military department
Freneh Naval Bombardment of Aca-
Sax Fkaxcisco, Jan. 26.— Arrival of the,
Sonora from Panama. She reports that four
French vessels of war bombarded Acapulco ’
for three days, commencing on the 16th.. The
fire was returned from one fort, doing some
damage. The people abandoned the town.
But thirteen Mexicans were killed. Tic.fort"
was finally silenced,when 100 sailers.landed
and spiked the gnns. The fleet then lefr.
'•From Utah.
Cheat Salt-Lake Cxtt, Jan.2s.—-CoL Con
nor .with 300 cavalry, left Camp Douglas at,
sundown, on an expedition north ta cnaatise
the Indians. . One company -of"infantry, with
two howitzers and a traln of fifteen wagons,
left in the advance oh last Thursday.- • .
Six hundred Snake Indians, near Bear River,
100, miles north, arc intrenched behind breast
works of stone and brash, protected.by rifle ‘
pits. They have recently become outrageous,
murdering and .robbing Beaver Head miners,
andbidding defiance to the soldiers,; ' If they
stand they wiU be terribly punished.
\j ,From,FQrtrc«» !ffonroc. ; ’ | .
. ~BALTiMOBsi Jah. Ss.—The steamer Vander
bilt sails from Fortress Honroo to-morrow, - ■*
to tow the iron-clad Weehawkcn south.;,‘The
Vanderbilt bos a fall supply of coal for.acraiso
: after the Alabama*.. . jii - r/r'—t ;
* Hot d/feMaionoylam," j V
M J] 3 3 ,
ICra ®D£rttiaiun!s.
t&~ C. B. BCSIf&Y, Aixmiting Agent, 83
Ltcrbom strut, is au.'/iorisgd tertceiss adwrllte
vier.lft /ur this and aQ the leading yorthweiUrn
WANTED.—I want to sdi a first-
'VJU ANTED—By an Amcricairgirl,
VV ANT ED —An interest ina flour
«IvJw5 n . d fee(l «toreu already establlahetfand dolaz-a
S^h b^iI ? a: ,. T . lrtw,, *» ll * p haatomesftn dr&K
ncn^-^n^rtuiUPZf*4 ***& soma awake, active
d lK^ e<1 *o*»sf 0 *» sfc ** ln balding cp a‘good
W good Canvass
nrat Tolume nownadr. Addrcu or toCLAHKfe
CO., Bax 4TSf. or IDS Late street. Chicago* ni t«ARKK.
ja-.-ziGG-lm „ .
ANTED—For Cash—Btuldint*-
r'X'l*r,h ot3 s improved I»n>P«rtT la Improving
neighborhoods, at lOw prices. Address L. SHEPABn
8443- Jag7-i46»st-eod
"VA7ANTED—A- house containing
T T eight ormorerooma/wlthlaarcor tea minutes’
walk of the Court House. Address p. o. Box SSO>
aUtlas terms and location.. References siren If
inJrcd. JalT-zITD-lt
ANTED—A. man as Porter.—
* - Apply at 5114 Wabash arcane, between 10 and C
o’clock to-day. ..* ■ JaJ7-»435-U
. \V ANTE D—To Exchange—
TT JIOO.OCO worth of Freak Groceries, comprising
. a general assortment, for western real estate and haft
,1 /«£! etter * »fc»mp; or In person, to
* C 0..53 South Wateratreet, Richmond House
WANTED—lnformation of "Wil
ftn lraane maa. now at Urge
2 state He la 36 years of ago.aboutft feet 8 Inca
£■& rto<, P 8 fUgatly. hM atimid tod downcast
iook, and Is somewhat alow of speech and reluctant
10.l o .^ n Tf r^.’^ I .s&tP , * t,on thankmilr roedredbr
.-AM L H. ASHSIORE, of Oakland. Coles county Til
or aUbelnsUtute forthe Insane atjacfedonrillc.
W —Board for a gentle
♦hi L- msa «' rlfs ’ la . !lTC , or . tl!n minutes walk from
A Private Ihrallr or where there
sr e fcw boarders preferred. Address ** a. H -
Bhcnuan House Office. Js27-zfJ5-it
WANTED.—A good business
11 Hif * IQ -°°9 capital desires to connect
himself with some good wholesale Grocery House
?Hl°f rtyen. All communications contt
oentul. Address with real name Post Office Box 1115
T\r ANTE D—Agents in' North
* * western Indiana for the History of the Sooth-*
fra I'>oJH*nu>n,by SamaelM. Scblmlcker.lt. L D ll
mstnted by ■ nameronn mezzo tint engravings.’ by
ja>i-rt.<Slw Xo. C West Fourth C<n, f> .
WANTED—To Rent, from Mar
siU ■*«h^i oas ? on the South Slde,oroathe Nortb
f} £C. Michigan Avence Is desired. Address po-*t
Office Box . • . ja2T-453-2t •
\VANTED.—A middle-aged lady
,« ’ U desirous of obtaining a situation as a house*
keeper In some hotel In this city. Good references
canoe«g!ven as to capabilities. Address~K.L.L •»
Chicago Trllmne Office. 51 Clark street Jal7-2IST-lw
T\TANTED —To leasefor ten years
, \ 7 .for manufacturing purposes. & lot about 115
feetbriso feet between pulton and Vonroe streets,
and Jefferson and Canal streets. Address Box 7EO
giving location and price per year. ja37-iis3 St ’
T° RENT—Ainnje, dry and irell
lighted basement, suitable for storage. Posses
rton given immediately.. Applyta fa? ± Co. tii
booth Clark street. • ■ ■ ' Ja5T-*lsMt
T OST—A part of a lady’s broched
'' lu > «Src«l lare.betnepn
First FrolirtcrLin ClinroU and in lUcMepu Arc
nuc. The finder will confer a favor by leaving the
mine at the shore number or at this office
T\^ANTED—A good’ convenient
I If tooysefora smallfemlly.byaprompt psylngten
ant. Most he wittiin ten minutes walk of the PostOffics
oron the line of ahorse rsllwav; rent not to exceed
: will pay In advance If desired. Address •* Ten
ant.” Tribune Office; Ja3*-z45L3t
VV7ANTED—Agents that are trav
*T eling to sell.or canvass for other things, to sell
TLCVyc *0 Ilpbtyoucancarry them in your poet
ct*. *5.00 per doz„ sept by
mail. Bights for sale. There is x roimnnt iv-mv
nr CauromriA; they would sell for $5.00 there, see
their work hi CornsU. & Co.’s show case, at the door
133 Lake street. Bw BAUKUM, lavcntor Chlca-u m*
Box KM. JadMftbit '
SALE—A house on West
X Lake street.JNo SB) with all modem iraprove
nier.ta. Price. J1.230. with lease ofEroaod. The house
cort J2.5C0 two yearaago. Lease MO per year. Itnow
rent* for SB. oaJ must be sold this week. Inonlre or
Dr.-KTHTTIER.I6I SoaUi Oart “ffilflAS
ii.BBYAN. Ja27-a4Cij.lt
TO RENT—From Feb. Ist, 1863,
to May Ist. IS6I, the two-s(ory dwelling homo Vo
2GB South Jefferson street, containing eight room*'
presses, sheds. £e. Rent. *2OO per annum and water
rent* Good city references repaired. None need nt»t
phr Without them. J. CLARK, 258 South Jeffersoa-et
SALE—A finely located store
X on Lake street. Also, one ou Randolph, between
Dearborn and State streets. YOUNG St SPRIfJGFR.
N0.2 Metropolitan Clock. Ja27zl7JSt
For sale by PP.VOK i SANTOED.
jaTTzISISt Xo.WLmjUo street.
OC. C.—Chicago Citizen’s Corns.
• The members of this Company arc rcauestod to
meet at the Armory, this (Tuesday) evening at 8 o’-
clock, for IhU Company Drill. Per order
CAUTION.—AII parties are hcre-
V-/ by cautioned against harboringortnistlaz mr
wife. Elizabeth Fisher nee Meaney. asl shall not pit
any debt* of her contracting. she having left two li£
Uedilldren and my bed and board without lost cause •
and 1 hereby notify her that unless she returns within
three days from this date, her absence will be consid
ered a desertion, and Immediate application made for
a divorce. Ja27.2454.1t CHARLES FISHER.
"OOARDING—A gentleman and
X/ wife can obtain Board with a large front room,
furnished or unfurnished, at 223 South Clark street
Also, a roem fora single gentleman. Ja27-ztsj.3t *
— l The Uadersigned have entered Intr a co part
nership, under the name and stylo of BUCHANAN St
ALLING. for the purpose of earning on a general
Hardware Business in the city 01 Chicago, ill.
Late ofWells A Ailing. Madison. Ini.
Chicago, Jan, Ist. lt>63. jaST-zISMw
the style and Ann of
COLE ft MILNE. In the retail Grocery Trade at 3C9
we*t Madison street. Is this day dissolved by mutual
consent. All accounts of the late Arm will be settled
byHenryA.Cole, HENRYA.COLE,
Chicago. Jan.2f1.13G3. DAVID MILNE.
-L*X bought out Mr. Milne’s Interest In the above
f.rm thebmdnwa win bo carried on as usual atjhe
old aland. 209 West Madison street, under the stvlc
and firm of H. A. & IT. H, Cols. HENRY A. COLE.
Chicago. Jan. 2s. 1563. Wm. H. COLE
Vj/ Lease, fhrnlture and fixtures of a country hotel.
Pleasantly located, but a few miles from Chlcagomow
doing a cood business. For particulars apply to JAS.
W.SCQviILE. 9 Telegraph Bnfldlng.CornerLake and
Clark streets. • . Ja27-z463-2t
SALE—A brick house and
X lot on Indiana Avenue. South of Old street.
House aod Lot on Ringgold Place. East of Prairie
. House and Lot on Clark, sear Harrison.
House and Lot on State Sooth of Harrison.
X'W-S feet front, by Wiftet deep on Ontario street.
Improved farm of 210 acres 3 miles from Harlem
Railroad Station.
Improved farm of 160 acres.6 miles from Wlimine
ton. Inquire of B. B, CHAMBERS. Room 8 Tele
graph Building, Corner Lake and Clark. jaa7*z46Mt
JL TIOX, Hand-Book of Information for Socdibbs
Satloc9.Mauinxs.Ac., their relatives and* heirs, to
obtain PEt3ios9.Bocamzs.3acrPAT.PKiz* siovrr
AC- sent free on application. Address, enclosing one
cent stamp topajr return postage. SOiIES A BROWTf
Solicitors of CUrms. Xoa, 2 Park Place. Kew York. and
TA/'ANTED —A thorough, reliable
v T Canvasser for
Apply at once to J. H. JOHNSON Post Office Box
4SS3 Chicago, enclosing a stamp. del-TPU-Sm-net
* * rccc!pt 0t
fr?l-zleMljel ESOCHTTOODS. 130 Late rtrt-gt.
XJ Bataczlptionz to tbftAiumal Report of the
Trade and Coimaerco.of the City of Chicago.
for thoyoar 1883,
Nowhetatt preparodbythoßecrehuTof tbeßoerd of
Trade, will be received his office. Persona wishing
win please Mod mtheir order* at once, aa only
. a limited number wllh be published. Price 4a sub
scribers 20 cents per copy. The work will be-toned
aboutthemlddicof Fshruary.lSO. Persona*wishing
their Card Inserted will be charged 50c. citia.oa the
wtaolo number subetnbod for oy them.
JalS-itfll-lStnet . SETH GATLIN - . Secretary.
Is abibut to open another fs ri “Ls^n^£?sfiS!!SS^ oa
hisnew sntemT Tho result oftWamoJe of Instruction
upon those pursuing tt of late having beta quite aatla
ftetory. other classes wOl 500 a b« organized oa the
same plan. A few advanced seholbrs will also be ac*,
ceßteo.*wbo may wl«h to aCfiuqre fluency In amstruo
tkm m and perfection InprozmadaUon.
. Allwhowinfovor him patronage are In
vited ideal! from* to 6 p. w„ W1 Washlurton street
.Room. 12. or address through Box 2065. frSr-net-xia
A RAP.E CHANCE.—Grain Ware-
XJL locMtto rent.—A largo Brick■Wnrehotua. fitted
expressly for the grain Nearness, with elevating ma
chinery and capacious shelter, drives by water power,
having extensive com cribs connected. It I* situated
whhinCOnjflesof Chicago, with which place It has. Ha
unter rcpled can si andriulrostl communication. It is
rilnaied In aprodnetivo fencing region, and comcrse*
• emyfecillU for the purchase, storage and shipment
' of train and produce, and for the transaction ofaaex
■ tctSlvcand profitablebnstaesa. Toaffoodtenant.il
*-«lllbelcueaaiamoderaterate. Porfarthecpartlca-
L * ANTES. 121 LttOStTWt. <Sd?ago,
Slim 'SUmertisemcnte:
Atlantic Monthly
Tbc frumcutr scacaaU.no w feidy. Icontalni;
- f CosTßircnosß ycox—
-A td otter Popular Writers.
LI3T .or oostjto
of Lm/e Jacques; Boston nrnmrThe Slmofcfta.
doMtt; Ao»ten-.Xto Proclaa»tion?^ r
of Coat*: ThffChawnrn a Pled; l^tcstWlewaofmF
BJglow; \ to*fc***ndLltemy3fotlce». 01
Tims.— Twenty-fire cents per nnraber.- Three dol
lars peryea.". post-raid by the poblbhcra. '
• TICKSOB * miDS, PaßEbUn.
ja27i-tai-U * 185 Waahington gfc. Boston. v««
Cali: of Sayings, Foreign and Domes*
Ue Exeh.Wge i ind foDeeUon.'
rtertsitfea* Sarings’ Dank of Chicago; Xo_ S Clark
.»treef, Loomis Block. n'-V South Water street This
instJtntfcm receives same* atone «r more doDars for
«nA i^lifom^ llcct l. allJcS ' l J* ;l i > ? rtT *-* 3lsrrteti Women
percWDtlnterosfwhcn Uft tor
bcpoait Awcunts opened wUhlodl-
Tfßnaia and firms. Exchareg* oo Kev Tork an<x
Europe for inZe. Bay Gold, iJUver anfi Treasury Votea_
Afcenta* dir; Knoath Gsehred*
Gemnnv,. it*! General Ban.'* SwltzeruKd- VriSSr
Za?liC<r’ LAZELLE E. f<£?4 o,t
Ja37a463 C.UAS.T.BOG3S;PrgtdSb CaSh^*
AllP*l€Ai\ mu
yhiStfA ii K«w York
America tr Sifter, ForeignCoia,
Purchased &%cr& market rate*.
uoucirr *jan> aoi J).
Purchased ataaadraacc'oirotbsr’ mar kits.
E. TT. ISO!UE; i«3it,
ja5S-zHE3tnet . SC Clark street, Chicago.
JTTe.win close out the portion efbut* yo*il. vhlcZr
were damaged by the late Are, very- cheap, I’artleo
wishing to purchase wm hare to Call soon.
Ja3*-zas»2tnet . . 7 Sooth Clakstrcet.
We are constantly reoeivingvnpplies
of choice and elegant goods.-. Onr
sortment of articles for the- Toilet
select. Drags and Chemicals. Delica
cies for Invalids, etc., etc., is* unsur
passed. It is onr determination that
everything sold at our establishment
shall be of a superior quality.'.
Drnggirts and Chemists, 93 and 94 Xcfaygtrmt
From IMew York.
Landing and tmbarldng nawngn,, nt Qncenstown.
Ireland. The
Liverpool, New YoritandPhiladelphia
siEAjisinp coan-Amr,.
TO ' wa, *TafisssEassffi ""*«■»«
City of IVew Xorfc, Edliibarcb.
City of Bnltlmore, Kansuroo,
City of Washington, Glasgoir
City of Manchester, yjgo, •
Aetna, Bosphorus.
Bates of passage as low ax by any other line t***_
ssngrrs forwarded to all the principal cities of karoo*
♦.■£!?°.“A l f 1,,n «. to briD « oat their Wends
tickets In Chicago to great adrantage. ”** T
i . A. EMORY. Agent.
on Europ^r.^'!^?*.
W * r ° B - : nm-jg-BSiHy ■
Without Ee-kindlihg'’
For sale by
47 State Street,Siga of the Golden Tea-Kettle
,7 , MAKE LOANS on Real Estate security fat thL*
city, for a term ot years. y
At LoTrßates oflnlereat.
Ja3t-z3OO-6tne( Corner Lake and LaaaDa streets.
A superior article for Dairy use. ■
For MsInJoU tosnltby PARKER. VFT r irc- a CO.
kj to assure our friends and pa trace, both In the
city and country, that our recent mUtbrtone br lira
does not preclude the possibility of our ' 1
Filling any of thcEr Orders
ife are still on the ground, and shall spare no nalnn
to sen e aU with our usual dispatch.
Foreign and Domestic Fruit, 7 Clark street, Chicago.
• rja24-z3OO-staei3
Are now receiving the largest and most completestocfc
of Shelf and Heavy Hardware. Tin Plate.
"Wire, IT ails.
Ever offered In this market.
iTz ass also ausrrAorussßs oy to*
Our goods were purchased before the .recent ad
ranee, and we shall sell them as low as they can ha
|inrcha99d East, and many articles without
mya-lstp ' (B Lake street. Chicago.
$9,00 0,0 00.
6 Chic
Em Six Boiler Holes of Full Size.
Aid s Boasting aid Prilling Quaker,
la which BOAsrzxacaa oo done oa a tare spit, nr
xxctlt nzTou the '#xbx; and Bsontm bedoae
ovcrniT* coals, without any (tunes or a mala eeeag,
Inglnlothetoom. Bold by

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