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FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 18G3. THE cOPFIvRHKAD PRORRA^niE. The watchword ol the opposition dema gogues before the last elections was, the preservation of the “ Constitution as it is,” ;t nd the reconstruction of the “ Union as it was.” They clamored for a more vigor ous prosecution of the war, and charged the Administration with Indecision and imbecility in Us conduct. In an evil hour the people gave car to those partisan pro fessions and cast their votes in several large Slates, for the Copperhead candi dates, hoping thereby to secure more ener getic measures against the rebels. But how woefully have they been deceived! No sooner had the Copperheads secured their elections than they threw off the mask, came out of the grass and set up a howl for on armistice with the rebels, and a cessation of the war. We hear no more talk of reconstructing the 14 Union as it was,” no more professions of reverence for the 44 Constitution as it is.” The tune is changed. The demand is no longer for vigorous warfare, and for heavier blow's. The people ore now told that they were only joking last fall; that the rebels can’t be conquered; that the Union is ended; that we must have an armistice, withdraw our armies from the South and call our fleets bark to Korlhern ports, and give up the war as a bad job—a failure. Well, what then? Elect or appoint Copperheads to a Convention to be held lit Louisville or Nashville, to meet such commissioners os the rebels may deign to scud, to agree on a boundary and terms of peace. But what about 4 ‘ reconstructing the Union as It wat?V” Oil, that Is played out. It can’t be done. We don't expect it, say the Copperheads; but do hope to secure permission for some of tho Northern States to join the Southern Confederacy. We expect to have the door opened wide enough to let Illinois, Indiana, New Jer sey and New York City into the celestial dominions of King Davis, where every while man has a right to wallop lus nigger, if he Is rich enough to own one. Oh, won’t that be joyful I No Yankee shall be permitted to enter our blessed kingdom, to trouble or make us afraid. We shall be able to crush out the Abolition end of Illi nois, and bring all our subjects to ac knowledge the loveliness and divinity of our “ corner stone,” What happy saints we shall be. Such is the present status of Copperheadism. The restoration of the Union as it was, is no longer cither possible or desirable, in their eyes. The 44 Constitution as it is,” has been cast to the winds, and the cry now is, “Make peace with the rebels. Let the ship Union go on the breakers; we will float ashore on the fragments, and Join the Confederates,” Reader, how do you like the new programme of Latter DayDemoc xacy ? OPR ABOMINABLE CUBBEXCi' SXSTE.tr. The banking system is now undergoing •discussion in Congress and by the people. One side seeks to reduce the present hetero geneous mess of trash to some sort of uni formity, Secretary Chase, in the Cabinet, and Senator Sherman in the Senate, are laboring arduously for the passage of a national banking bill, which they claim will bring order out of confusion, and, eliminate many of the worst evils con-* nectcdwith the present abominable sys tem, some of whose features we proceed analyze. The whole number of banks of issue in the loyal States, as nearly as can be ascer tained, is 1,305. Of this number 511 arc located in New England; between three and four hundred in New York, about a hundred in Pennsylvania, and most of a hundred in New Jersey. The present issues of these “ debt factories” exceed two liuutlitrCl ttuvl llililj- uulUoas nf dnlhrs, and they arc still “ expanding.” Ereiy one of these banks has its sepa rately engraved and printed notes, differ ing more or less in form or design pictori ally, and each hank issues the various denominations which by usage seem to have become a rale. Taken together, each bank issues at least bills of sis dificrcnt denominations. The 1,895 banks therefore issue 8,370 varieties of notes, which people are expected to dis tinguish from counterfeits. Moreover, the varied issues of the “ fraudulent, bro ken, and worthless banks” should not be overlooked. Of this class—of “retired banks,” as they are styled—Bs4 are enu merated in the published list furnished by the “descriptive list” for January, 1863. Such as these have heretofore contributed, and in many instances still contribute their quota to this promiscuous catalogue. “ One phase of our paper currency, en gendered by this multiform system, calls for special notice and consideration. We refer to counterfeiting. It may be safely stated that the art, as pursued in the Uni ted States, is without parallel, and that, without vaunt or hyperbole, we can * beat the world* on this our national specialty— counterfeiting. A species of literature, even unknown to the rest of the world, has been initiated among us; and no mer chant or mechanic deems himself safe un less he consults the * Counterfeit Detector.’ These publications have become articles of‘prime necessity, 1 to the profit of the publishers, doubtless, if not to the com munity; and they arc spawned weekly, semi-monthly, and monthly in most of our cities. “The absolute facts, as detailed by those interested in keeping the records of coun terfeits, appear monstrous and fabulous, even beyond credence. Of the various kinds it is estimated that there are about six thousand. How many of each land must be conjectured, as we have no means of catechising the originators.” In some of the States, nearly every bank is counterfeited. Massachusetts has 185 banks. “ Thompson’s Reporter,” of recent date, describes counterfeits on 169 of these, and “Gwynne & Day’s’' specifies 174. A like inference may be drawn from the same authorities in reference to the • banks ol New York. Of the whole batch but forty-five arc not counterfeited. “Of the various species of counterfeits, as they are called, it is ascertained that bat u small part of the whole in circulation is composed of bona fide 4 imitations* of the genuine notes. Those known as 4 altera tions' number highest. One cause of this multiplicity of altered notes is attributable to the similarity of titles among Banks in different sections of the country. As, for instance, wc find twenty-seven 4 Union' Banks, of which seven are in the State of 2sew York.-. A yet further aid to‘altera tions’ is in the frequent use of the same de vices on notes of different banks, and often of different banks of the same name.” 4 ‘2Ccxt in number to the 4 alterations’ come the ‘spurious,’ such as resemble in ti tle only the notes for which they are in tended to pass. These notes arc from plates of broken and 4 bogus’ banks, in most instances, ulthougU not unfrcqucntly from the debris material of‘broken’ or Iren'S” bßnkllotc cn sraving establish- • IVc find tbc dam for Urn above review of tbc banks and tbeir parasites, in tbc "Washington Intelligencer. A system must be and rotten indeed that meets the disfavor of that venerable defender of hoaiy abuse. Bui we Lave little faith that Congress •Rill reform this terrible currency evIL Ko other civilized nation would submit to it. Nor would ours, if the voice and interests of the people ■were heeded by our legisla- tors.. Bui they are iu the condition of the Jmy who tried the sheep-thief. The proof ■was positive; the guilt of the defendant ■was established beyond all doubt or cavil; hut strange to say, the juiy returned a ver dict of “Not guilty.” The reason was, 1 l:v.t ion jurors had received and eaten por- V jv- (f She mutton. The trouble with tl-, thul a majority of the* luvm* fccrs arc personally iatcrceted either as stockholders or borrowers, and have not patriotism or integrity enough to rise above such sordid and selfish considera tions. We fenr that Chase and Sherman labor in vain to put an end to the monstrous and shameful evils of the present unconstitu tional,nauseous compound called the baak ing system. 'JTlie Fulton County fiCcsolnf ion*. On the 10th of January last, the Copper heads of Lee, Fulton County, in this State, met at the Sweeney School Bouse; John Cline was chairman and Peter Rlgdou, Secretary, A set of resolutions were passed, of which the following is the pith: We ore not willing toreador farther support or aid to an Administration that openly violates the Constitution of tlioCnitort States. That the President • • Is not only a dangerous and unfit person to be at the head of the nation, but Is fortnrorn and jterjured, and should no longer be permitted to disgrace the chair. That vo loathe and abhor the miscreant who would deliberately arm five hundred thousand dcml-savnges, under the specious pretext of a "military necessity," and turn them loose upon our while brethren In the South. We here deliberately and firmly pledge our.‘clvcH, one to the other, that we irtll not render any sup port to the present Administration In carrying on its wicked abolition crusade against the Souths and that we w lIlwW to the death nit attempts to draft any of our citizens Into the army, and that wo will permit noarbltnry arrests Ip be made among Us by the minions of the Administration. Another resolution regards the Emancipa tion Proclamation us: The entering wedge which, will ultimately dhidc the Middle and Northwestern Slates (.-fin our mlbdibT-maklng. puritanical, fanatical j.'iw England brethren, and finally rnliulnato in the fomallnn of a Democratic republic, out of the Middle, Northwestern and Southern States. And fur this we are thankful! Another resolution pledge* the Democracy of Illinois tocxpelthe. free ncgrocsintroduced Into the Slate, or to ufford them, together with the persons who may bo engaged in bringing them in, hospitable grave*. There resolutions were published in the Cincinnati JCaqulnr— ncxttothohoccsli organ in this city, the mosl imillgnaut Copperhead joumalhi the country—without protest, hut on their being denounced byllio Columbus also Copperhead, tho Knrjiilrci' mildly protested against their treasonable character. There resolutions reached the army at Galla tin, Tenn. In the 103 d Illinois regiment, lo cated there, arc twelve boys, who were citi zens of Lee and its immediate vicinity, when they enlisted in defense of their country. Their names arc— Corydon 1). Hendrix, Ira E. Mott, O. C. Sprague, A. M. Stodard, John Darker, James Strew, L. C. Currier, E. A. Qnlirk, Samuel Taylor, Charles Post, L.B.Ellla, T. J. McClrmg. They have f.cut us an indignant protest against this treasonable action of their Cop perhead neighbors, when they are lacing the enemy in the field. We should be glad to publish the entire document,but can only give thcclosingpart: “And now we would say to our old neigh bors, who have so conspicuously exposed . the cloven foot, that alter coolly considering your resolutions, we recommend to you to lake them back. But If you think differently, we commend you to that history which will surely wipe you out as any event In the fu ture. And here we make known and record our detestation of all such men and such principles. Ini online Trouble* iu Dixie. Evidently the rebels have cnougli on their hands, when, In addition to lighting our ar mies, it Is fouud necessary to employ their troops in suppressing dangerous and threat ening combinations at home. The Confede racy has fallen upon evil times. G cneral Lee, commanding the Military Department com prising Northern Georgia and Southwestern South Carolina, has issued a general order in which he says that he has been informed “ there are a number of deserters, tories, and conscripts resisting the law’* in those sec tions, and that he “ has dispatched a force to suppress any insurrectionary movements, to capture deserters, and generally to restore tranquility to that part of country.” And he adds, “ this I desire to do peaceably if I can, forcibly if I must.” He then warns all mal contents to report and be organized into military commands, and promises a free pardon to all complying with his warning who have not rendered themselves obnoxious to the charge of having perpetrated violent infractions of the laws of the State or Confederacy, but declares that if they persist in “open treason” hewill “pursue tbeminto their fastnesses and use all the and means at his control to arrest and bring them to condign punishment.” “His men,” he says, “ will be ordered to fire upon them, and at all hazards to capture the last man, until this treasonable movement is completely sup pressed.” This is a revelation for which we were scarcely prepared, and proves the exist ence of a spirit of insubordination and insur rection in the States of Georgia and South Carolina that has hitherto been sedulously concealed. The First Cargo of Xca from Japan. Tbebark Benefactor arrived at New York on Sunday last, from Yokohama (Bay of Ycddo), bringing the first cargo of teas ever imported into New Yorkfrom Japan since the opening of trade with that country. Hitherto the teas and silks of Japan have found their way to the Atlantic States via China, where the teas have been retired and repacked. The Benefactor’s cargo has been prepared In To kohnma, with especial reference to Its sale in the American market, the firing and packing being superintended by Chinese sent to Japan for the purpose. The tea of Japan resembles the finest green tea of China, known as Moynnc, differing chiefly in this, that it ‘is perfectly pure and free from all coloriug matter. While the Ja pan tea is not deficient in strength, it has a delicacy and softness of flavor which has al ready made it very popular with the nicest judges. The Benefactor and cargo are con signed to Messrs. A. A. Low & Brothers, and the teas will he offered for sale in a few days. She has, besides, a quantity of raw silk, said to be of the finest quality. Two pheasants, put on board by the Ameri can Minister at Japan, and intended for the Central Park, died the other side of the Capo of Good Hope. Cotton From China. Among the many revolutions produced by our civil war, not the least remarkable is the importation of cotton and cotton fabrics from China to America, of which fact we are ap prised by a telegraphic dispatch from San Francisco dated February sth. According to this dispatch the ship Emily Baring had ar rived at San Francisco from Shanghai, with seven hnndrcd bales of drills and sheetings from China, and advices that hereafter our market will he liberally supplied with cotton goods from that quarter. Three large ships took cargoes of cotton from Japan to Eng land during December. The quality was rather inferior, but fine. Had any one pre dicted such a transaction as tills, three years ago, he would have been considered & mad man, since, at that time China was one of the most lucrative markets for the sale of our cotton manufactures. Bingraccfnl Riot. The Washington correspondent of the New York Times, telegraphs to that paper that a disgraceful riot occurred in that, city on the Sth, caused by juvenile seccsh attacking some negro hoys coming out from Canterbury Hall at the close of the afternoon performances, and injuring them brutally with stones and clubs. The assault was entirely unprovoked, and was permitted by the Police without an effort to prevent it. The Times says that the Police Department in Washington is managed In the Interest of those who hate the negro more than they do the rebels, and this fact empltasize* the duty of the present Congress to remodel the whole judicial system of this District, and recompose it In the interest of the Union. Cotton in (lie Sontli. Mr. Bunch, the British Consul at Charles ton, Ims written a letter to the British For eign office, giving It as his opinion that there is now in the Confederate Stales -»,250,030 bales of upland cotton, which could ho ex ported in the event of the ports being opened to trade. The Sea Island collon does not en ter Into this estimate. On the other hand, Mr. Molyncaux, the British Consul at Savau var.nah puts the total amount at 3,*>03,000 bales. IroM-Cladw ()rdt»rc«l lo Sen. The Navy Department lias ordered the fol lowing Iron-clad vessels to he prepared for *ca imd Pent South at once: Where. State of fonvardi!^->. Jew York Ready In two weuke. Fannon '' Ready in two weeks. KautuSet ’' '“fi fa....Ready in a week, r^utucka... Boston Kcady ia a week. Vi Tl'rrdtrm 0 ? LtKE SwisDuaiO.—Messrs. °L^ Unk ;;’ ttorc . s ’ bills against *be Government cooperage, &c., of nine cargoes ot rosin be mg prize property, which looks Terr like swindling. In fuel Fernando, with allot UU skill nnd practice in tha», line, would hardly bent them. In one of those bills they charge £:O7 for cooperage, while, the cooper charges them only $"9.55 for the work. Tie Marshal, in ronPtiUaflon with the fir.-t nterclnnls of Xt w Turk City, ellowcd them one-fifth on their bills. They appealed to Judge Bette to lax their bills, but the Judge decided that he bud the power to cut down the Marshals dis bursements, but no power to Increase them. The whole amount claimed by them was sll,- 1M.82. The Marshal allowed them $3,233.23. The Train Awasun Cunc. The Jeff. Davis organ In this city a few days since, contained n letter from a mountebank named George Francis Train, giving a glow ing account of mi attempted assassination of his brother-in-law, Capt. James W. Davis, a respected resident of Alton, by Government officers, under the supposition that Capt. Davis was no other than the said Train. The story having been started in this shape, Capt. Davis puts an extinguisher upon the Copper head In the following manly letter to the edi tor of the Alton Tdegroph: Alto*. Fob. 10th, 1803. To the3‘ditorof the Alton Telegraph: I desire to say In connection with the cow nrdlv attack upon mo the oilier evening, by lwo*midnfghl ruffians, that I urn entirely sat isfied that ft was an attempt at robberv, of which no agent of the Federal Government had any knowledge. The representations made by them to myself while in their custo dy, that tiny wcrcclothedwithouthorilyfrom Major-General Curtis, to arrest Mr. Train, were iu my opinion but a subterfuge, resorted to for the purpose of facilitating a speculating enterprise under the cloak of Federal sanc tion. While 1 feel deeply their ill ticutmcnt. mid would gbullv arrest the offenders, If known, 1 am not willing to allow upon a mere suspicion any intlmuriou that any Government officer would iu so clnndes- tine n manner, perform a duty imposed upon him! being entirely Ignorant of the persons or their residence, their motives or designs upon either myself or Mr. Train, I regard It as a simple duty to say that neither the Fede ral Government or Its agents, were in any manner concerned In the disgraceful nflalr! any attempt to create any hostility against the Government in consequence thereof, would In the absence of any evidence be not only Injurious but criminal In the extreme. In this trying time of our National perils it be comes the duty of ullloyulcUlzent todlseour ego any undue exeitemeut! I can bear In pa tience the inconvenience to which 1 have been subjected. Yours respectfully, JamksW. Davis, By the Are which occurred In Milwau kee on Saturday evening last, the office of The ]!othia t the only Holland newspaper publish ed In Wisconsin, wa* entirely destroyed, not an article being saved. It was owned by John •Vun’t Wond, Republican in politics, and ably edited by M. Grocsbtck. The loss of this pa per Is a severe one to the cause of loyalty and truth, H having labored efficiently among the Holland population Iu combatting the false and disloyal sentiments so persistently dis seminated by such sheets as the See Jiofe and kindred German papers. We understand that Mr. Van’t Would pro poses to go on with the publication of his pa per, provided he can obtain sufficient encour agement to warrant him In doing so. Although he lost everything by the disasterou Saturday night, he does not think of giving up the pa per, if his friends and the loyal citizens gen erally will give him a helping band in obtain ing new material. Wo most sincerely hope that his efforts to go on with his publication will be successful. Poisoning a Whole Family.— An extraor dinary cate of probably wilful poisoning oc curred in Cincinnati on Tuesday lust, in the family of Philip Bombard. The family, eight in number, ate heartily of some “ oatmeal soup/’ prepared by a servant girl named Mary Steinbreeher, and immediately afterwards taken severely 111. A physician was sent for, ■who discovered that they were poisoned. Every remedy possible was applied, and all were restored with the exception of a son, aged nine years, who shortly expired in great agony, and a little girl, who is still in danger. Circumstances point strongly to the servant girl, Mary Steinbreeher, as the author of the foul deed, and she was taken into custody. pgy~Thc Northern apostles of secession who recently signed the call tor the secret treasonable meeting [in New York should be given to history. We therefore publish them. Lei the uumoviug finger of scorn be always pointed at them. They arc: William Buihr Duncan, Jamr* Brice, T.. 11. JliHcr, C. -I. La Jfou/y David E. Whaler, Gevrge Ticknor Gar th, Auguste Btlmont, S. I\ B. JJbrse, John F. Agaev, Satnud J. Tilden, Loving Andrew, Henry Toting and A. S. Jervis. The name of Sidney E. Morse was also attached to the cir cular, but as he has pronounced It a forgery, and says he is an unconditional Union man, we omit it from the list. ggg" Tbc Copperheads of Indiana started the story that the recent patriotic address and resolutions of the Indiana soldiers in the army of the Cumberland, were not endorsed by tbc 35th Indiana (Irish) regiment Col. Mullen, of that regiment, writes to the In dianapolis Journal that they meet the hearty endorsement of every' officer and man in that regiment. Col. Mullen was lying quite ill at the lime the address was prepared, and conse quently his signature was not obtained. They will be officially endorsed by the regiment in a few days. Mr. Sidney E. Morse, formerly of the New York OJ’Sm'cr, writes to the Evening Jin-t that his name was forged to the recent call for a treasonable meeting in New York, that he did not attend the meeting, and con sequently was not chairman of it, as stated; that he “ regards the slaveholders’ rebellion as wholly unjustifiable and wicked’’; “that lie bolds the doctrine of secession to be untena ble and ruinous,” that he is “ an out-and-out unconditional Unionist,” and is therefore in “favor of a vigorous prosecution of the war for the restoration of the Union.” £5?“ The ticket agent of a Canadian railway company refused to accept two American twenty-live cent pieces, or two British shil lings and two cents, for a ticket over the road which cost fifty cents. The gentleman who tendered these coins, and refused to pay any thing more for “discount on silver,” was ejected from the cars by the conductor. He returned to the station on foot, and was about to commence an action for damages, when the railway company compromised the matter by paying him $250. Stsir-ONB Deserters Arrested in* One Dat’.—Detectives under Col. Baker, Provost Marshal of the War Department, on Saturday last arrested slxty-one deserters from the army, and placed them In prison, from which they will Immediately be returned to their regiments. This bare statement of a fact speaks in language most unmistakable of the value of Colouel Baker’s service to the Gov ernment. ESp" It is stated that large numbers of the New York U’orM, a dying Copperhead jour nal, arc sent free of expense to the Potomac army, and distributed among the soldiers. To do this treasonable work, was in part the ob ject of the recent great gathering at Delmon ico’s, New York, a few nights since, .and it is stated that SIO,OOO for the purpose were rais ed at that time. Dox’i Want ant More.— A private in one of the New Hampshire’roglmcnts, now with the army of the Potomac, writes home that lie now has two pairs of shoes, six pairs of stock ings, five pairs of drawers, four pairs of shirts, three pairs of pants, five coats, two caps, one hat, one pair of gloves and three blankets, and concludes his lettcrwith the very modest request to “send no more at present.” Officers Dismissed for Sending Stoles Property North.—'The President has dis honorably dismissed from the service Colonel L, P. Cesnola, of the 4th New York cavalry, and Surgeon T. M. Hill, of the 27th Connecti cut, These officers have been detected in forwarding to the North stolen property be longing to the United States. gs»~Gcn. Jeff. C. Davis’Division, says the New Albany Ledger, has been detached for the present from tbcarmyof the Cumberland,and has been strengthened with artillery and cav alry, and that Gen, Davis has discretionary power to clean out the guerilla bands which have been infesting the Cumberland river and the upper portion of West Tennessee.. ST* A petition to the Captain-General of Cuba, favoring emancipation throughout that island, is in circulation and has received the signatures of twenty-three of the largest resi dent holders of slaves. Slavery is too profita ble to be readily given np by the Cubans, but the civilized world will hope to »cc the final success of the movement. E§T“Tlic United States war-ship TTnadiUa which captured the British steamer JiOjal off Charleston, is commanded by Capt. Quackenbusb, of Albany, N. Y. Capt. Quack cnbush has many friends in this city who will rejoice at his success. gS?~A ‘Western wag says: “Gen. Blunt's strategy is in three parts; first, finding where the enemy arc; second, immediately sending a bomb-shell at them; third, going himself to sec where it struck.” £s*T* Major General B.M. Prentiss, of 1111. nola, lias been assigned to the command of the division lately commanded by Qcn. Mor. gan L. Smith, who was wounded in the recent attack on Vicksburg. KfGcncnd Hooker has made n demand that bo hliaJi have the power of promotion. It was granted, and henceforward both officers J'ad.priv.-ites-wiubc advanced on the ground of merit. TUE SECOKD BATTLE OF DON ELSON. Gallant Defence liyllicSSd IlilaoNnnd Flood’* Buttery—Fart Tatscu by the Unlit Draft Gunbont Fleet, Under <’«|»t, FlUl*—lncldculM, &(*., &e. [From Onr Own Correspondent,] On Board tub Gunboat St. Clair. orr I Smituland, Kt., Fch, 0,1063. \ The second fight at Fort Donclson, which occurred on the fid of the present month, from the absence of the newspaper correspondents, hat. only been casually noticed by the press, and the slight mention that has been madohaa come through the telegraph. I arrived at this point only last evening, and to-day I have hit upon an old add able army officer, aaTjo took part in the buttle, or at least in Us con cluding scenes. From this gentleman and from the officers of his boat I liave been able to gather a tolerable idea of the entire occur rence. THE BAY OP THE TIGHT. To give an account of this fight in all Its particulars, would he an impossibility at this distant day. But perhaps adescriptlou of its prominent points may do In the absence of all more perfect elucidation. The fid was a stormy day. It bid fair at one moment to snow, and on the ensuing moment min would full. Then Ihero catne a sprinkling of shoav. Of coarse there was some delay In navigation in consequence of the weather. And, as will he shown In the sequel, It was most providen tial that there was delay in Hie movements in one particular part of the country. THE FOIIUK OF GEN. BAIUD. To commence this description whore my in formation is best, although somewhat distant from the scene of the battle, 1 open at this place—Smitblftml—Avlicrc Averc lying, on the •3d Instant, forty-live river steamers, upon which were loaded Gen. Baird’s division of troops nnd a large supply of stores intended forßosecrnn’r. army. Those transports were In convoy of a fleet of light gunboats, to which had lately been added the Avoodenbuf service able boat Lexington—nil under command of Cnpt. Leroy Clark ofTndlAntt. The little fleet was composed of the Lexington and Falrplay, Capt. Clark; St. Clulr, Capt. J. 8. Hurdof Ken tucky; Brilliant, Capt. Chas, G. Perkins of Cincinnati; Silver Lake, Capt. Robl. Rcillcy, of Pennsylvania; and Robb, Capt. Joshua Gundy of Cincinnati. A KEDEL SPV The storm bad delayed progress a Utile, and Ibe fleet lay at tins place some Lours, taking on forage and coal. While the St. Clair was lying tied up to the Kentucky shore, the pi lot went on shore for n moment. Ah ho was attending to his business, he was noticed and closely followed and questioned bj* an old man who said he had friends at Fort Doncl son, aud was very anxious to reach them, or at least to And out at what hour the fleet then in the river near by would reach Fort Donelsou. The pilot looked at the old man. lie mnst have been seventy years of age, and although harm less enouglq lie bad a sinister expression in the eye which led the pilot to suspect him. The oldman finally worried the fact out of the pilot that the boats would not leave until the next day, aud wonld be perhaps uutil the second day in reaching or passing Donelsou. Soon afterwards the questioner disappeared. It was another providential occurrence that the pilot prevaricated and deceived his aged questioner. As it turned out, that the old man was a rebel spy. Bot more of him anon. NEWS PROM DONELSON. Notwithstanding the unpleasant weather and the fact that there were rumors of the pretence of rebels in the vicinity, their fleet of gunboats aud transports arrived on the 3d, and steamed leisurly up the stream. It was early in the day yet, and considerable progress was made before the middle of the afternoon. When about twenty miles from Fort Bond son, a dispatch boat hove in sight and sig nalled the Fairplay, upon which the com mander of the fleet was, to halt for dispatches. This dispatch was most important. It was from Col. Howe, commanding the district in cluding Forts Donelsou, Hciman and Henry, and stated that Col. Harding and the 000 Illi nois troops under him, had that day been at tacked by Gens. Forrest and Wheeler, with over 7,COD infantry, live or six guns, and some cavalry, aud that unless there was aid render ed them immediately, the chances were that the Union troops would have to surrender. The report said even then the Federal* were entirely surrounded and running short of am munition. WHAT CAPTAIN FITCH DID. Capt. Filch qnlckly concluded to leave his transports to take care of themselves—or, ra ther to follow as fast as they could—and with all the available gunboats, to steer directly to Fort Donelson. Tliis resolve was promptly acceded to by every commander in the fleet, and with all the steam they could safely carry tbe iron-clads, turned their prows up stream. They soon left the heavily laden con voys astern. AFFIUB AT THE FORT. Leaving for the moment theflect moving up with ali speed, let us turn our attention to Fort Donelson, and see how allairs were pro grcssing-lherc. ** The rebels had appeared in the vicinity about one o’clock in the afternoon of tbe day in question. That is, Col. Harding heard re ports that they were near at hand. He im mediately telegraphed Col. Lowe. That offi cer sent back an order for Col. Harding to send out scouts and learn the exact force and intentions of the enemy. This was done, lie telegraphed the facts learned to Colonel Lowe and asked for reinforcements. Col.Lowc at that time had nearly all his available force outon scoutlugcxpcdltions.andcould not send any aid. But he learned from Paducah that the gunboats were coming, aud he sent a dis patch stilting tbe condition of the garrison at fort Donelson. He then telegraphed to the commandant, Colonel Harding, to hold the place at all hazards until dark, by wbich time iclp could arrive. The Colonel promised to do as ordered. Aud how well ho performed that which he promised, the result will show. THE REBEL ATTACK. At 2 p. m. the rebels made their appearance in great numbers, and attacked the fort from the eastward, thinking that the weakest or most available point at which to open the combat. The Confederate batteries were well placed and admirably fought. The infantry anddisniountedcavalry then commenced their fire, and several unsuccessful charges were made upon the works with the intention of carrying them at the point of the bayonet. "Without the fort were 7,000 confident, well armed rebels, led by successful and able offi cers. "Within the embankments, sheltered by tbe earthworks, cool, collected, fearful of the results, but determined to sell their lives dearly, were the GOO Illinois boys, and Flood’s battery. There was a scarcity of ammunition, and, under the orders of Col. Harding, the riflemen fired slowly and deliberately, each shot telling upon the foe. The result was many of the dead found outside the fort, when the rebels left, were shot either in tbe head or breast. It was the first fight of tbe 83d, and a good fight it was, and one wbich covers that regiment all over , with glory. Flood’s battery bad to do service as a siege battery, or scries of batteries, and wst» worked with most consummate skill, its shots telllrijr with most fatal effect upon the crowded ranks of the assailing force. THE TIGHT Was continued, without great loss on our side, for six long hours. Col. Harding was everywhere. His soul animated and sustain ed the little band inside the walls. "Wherever tbe battle was hardest, and tho danger great est, there was the leader, sword in hand, aid ing, directing, leading, commanding, all the time os cool ns a veteran and as determined as fixed late. The rebel dead could be seen from the earthworks, strewn about the fort in great numbers. Their wounded were carried to the rear, and promptly given surgical at tention. But their force was overpowering. The Federal commander knew full well that the fight could not much longer be continued on lifs part. He had used nearly all his ammuni tion. His men were tired out, and the shades of night were drawing around the scene. But it was an early moonlight. The heavens had cleared up, and the battle raged oven long after dark. There was but one siege gun upon the works capable of being workeci. This was a S2-pound cannon, placed upon a turn-table. It was well manned, and did terrible execu tion upon the assailants, mingling its hoarser voice with tho’lesscr ones of the brass field pieces of the battery. Several attempts were made by tbe rebels to capture this gun. As often as they made the assault were they driven off by the riflemen and by the death dealing contents of the piece they desired to take. Night had conic, but reinforcements had not. Thus far, the rebels had been unable to sur round tbe fort, on Its three sides unprotected by the river. But now, a wild cry arose. It was an exultant shout from the rebels. They had closed In, and the fort wns completely encircled by their men. FLAGS OF TRUCE. After Hus shout, a slight cessation of hos tilities intervened. Presently, a flag of truce arrived from Gen. Wheeler, stating "that there was no use of further resistance, and it was best to surrender at once. Though begin ning to doubt, somewhat, the arrival of the promised aid, and satisfied that, in the event of a failure, his part in the fight was ncarlv over, Col. Harding sent back nu indignant re fusal. If the rebels wanted Fort Donelsou, they had got to take it by hard knocks. Then the battle was renewed. The guns were fired inqnlck succession. Rebels mount ed the works. Rebels swarmed about the batteries. Rebels contested the entrance to the place, bayonet to bayonet. The moon never looked smilinglyand calmly down upon a scene more animated or more exciting. Rebels cliargcd the works on horseback, even, so insanjj were they that the little garrison should continue to hold out where any sensi ble set of men wonld not have to think twice to conclude that they were already whipped. Tbe this point, was ap parently wind troubled the rebels most. A second flag oftnicc had been sent, its bearers demanding a surrender, and Coh Hardiug had hi ill refused to give up. It was thonght, if the heavy cannon could be silenced they they would be compelled to surrender. Hence a charge was made, joined in by several mount ed men, upon the piece. Thccannouliadbcen double-shotted with canister and grape, when tbe gunners discovered the attempt was to be made to capture their pet. A large force was moving swiftly to the south side of tho gun, intendingto flank it, get In its rear, cut off the gunners and cither hold or disable the piece. One man mounted upon a horse rode ahead of his comrades. At this moment there was a lull in tho fight. The gun ners withheld their fire. The assailants ad vanced . They were upon the point of seizing thegun, Avhtn the artillerymen swung their gun upon Up pivot, lift dark iriufczle was sud denly depressed, the lanyard pulled,-end th'u.- contents ponred full In the faces of the rebels.. The man on horseback had stopped, Vvas lean jug fonvard on his animals neck, grasping the nuiucln one hand. He shouted to the Fede ral?, “Now give \ip the light; you arc whipped like li—lt surrender!’’ The gun was fired. This man was literally blown to pieces, his right hand and urmwere broken; he had a hole In his chest that a man’s fist might enter; another shot had entered his side, und a leg was broken in three places. Ills horse was hit forty times. ‘When the corpse of this per son was buried on the ensuing day he still hold in his unrelenting death grasp part of the mane of the horse, the haira of Avhlch it had been found impossible to remove the hand from without cutting. The havoc of this discharge was dreadful. The assailing party fled precipitately, and the attempt to capture that gun was not reucAved. Help wag near at hand. The gunboats were heard approaching. Tins GUNBOAT FIGHT. It was 8 o’clock In the evening, six hours from the time of the commencement of the attack bylho rebels, when Capt. Fitch and his forces appeared before the astounded one in a*. The situation, for the Federal*, was im minent. Bad not the gunboats arrived as they did—had not the rebels been deceived by their spy, who in turn had been deceived by the pilot of the St. Clair—had not the place been most gallantly defended, it would now have been In the hands of the enemy. Aflcr the arrival of the reinforcements, Col. Harding ordered his men to cease firing, und gather In a protected position, crowded as closely together ns posMble, that the shell and shot from the gunboats might not injure them. This was n most judicious move on his part ns Avill be seen when the effect of Avlml followed is considered. The rebels still maintained n desultory lire, but knew full well that their time had come for departure— or Avns not fair distant. Tl:e naval force was divided, by order of Capt. Fitch, the one-half going above nnd the other bcloAV. leaving the centre for the occu pancy of Col. Hardlngaml the garrison. The* firstgun was fired from the Falrplay, which opened brilliantly with grape and shrapnel. The Lexington folloAvca with her heav ier metal, shot and shell, nnd the Brilliant, Silver Lake and Robb, followed in the rotation limned. The St. Clair, Capt. J. B. Hurd commanding, chancing to Bo directly opposite the point occupied by the Federal guirison, coahl not fire upon the rebels avUU safety. She avus therefore ordered to a dis tance above, where thu rebels wore In strong force. In her iicav .position this gunboat did excellent ten Ice. Their atm was accurately directed to a point where the garrison had not previously fought. On that sjxit t/n'rt;/ - (ifjlit (hail li'dlfA of nbth if i-jv tht utsi day piehd 7ij), The Lexington also shelled the same point by orders of Capt. Fitch. At the opening of the gunboat cannonade the rebel force was ionneu avlUi the mass of its body below the fort, the right at the grave yard on top of the hill, and their left at the river bank. It was thus in a state of prepara tion for making a final attack upon the fort, expecting that victory would perch upon their banner. The firing of the gunboats was, however, more than the Confederates had bargained for. They did not wait long to see what the cficct of a protracted bombardment might he, hut soon aflcr the boats opened, their ranks also opened and all ran. In tAventy minutes there was not an uninjured rebel Avithln half a mile of the largest range gun in the fleet. Tits LOSSES OK BOTH SIDES. You have already had a list of the killed and wounded for publication. Our loss was small—very small, considering the length of time wc fought, and the overpowering num bers pitted against us. The rebels lost over 200 killed. Their'wounded must have been double that number. The latter were carried off. The dead were left upon the field. Among the latter«were recognized the body of Col. McNuiry, one of Gen. Forrest’s Aids, and that of the old man who met the pilot at this place, and wlft> was also known as a rebel spy. lie performed his duty—came back to Forrest, and met his death in the attack. PADDLED PRISONERS. Among the dead left upon the battlefield were found a number oi paroled prisoners with their paroles still upon their persons. One among these was the son of a prominent Nashville banker. He had even taken the oath of allegiance, the signed document being ’discovered in his pockets. The old man—the spy—had about his body passes to and from Forts Donelson,-Henry and Heiman, duly signed by the Federal commanders at these places, obtained by him for the purpose of furthering his business ns a spy. T. 11. W. Oliß WASHINGTON LETTER. [Special Correspondence of tbe Chicago Tribune.] « , Washington, Feb. 8,1803. THE WATS AND iIEANS HILL—FINANCE COM* MITTEE’S AMENDMENTS. To-morrow the Senate will probably take up the Ways and Means bill, which has been reported from the Finance Committee mate rially amended. Of its provisions as passed by the House, your correspondent, “H. W.” has given so thorough au analysis, that I need only to note briefly the changes made by the Committee. MORE DISCRETIONARY POWER GIVEN THE SEC RETARY —BONDS AND INTEREST BEARING NOTES. The nine hundred millions in bonds, author ized in the first Section arc made payable at such periods as the Secretary of the Treasury may determine, not less than five nor more forty years, Instead of twenty years, as fixed by the House. In this respect more discre tion is left to the Secretary of the Treasury, and it is feared that he may prefer a shorter to a longer bond—a dangerous experiment in the present state of things, since the commer cial world looks more at certainty than at ra pidity of payment. A similar extension of discretionary power is given the Secretary in the second section authorizing the emission of four hundred millions in interest bearing notes. Instead of being made payable “ at any time after three years from date,” they are to be “ payable at such time or times not exceeding three years as the Secretary may determine”—another straw indicating a preference fora shorter rather than a longer term. The interest Is to be paid In greenbacks—not coin, as the House had it— and the notes arc made a legal tender at their face value, excluding interest; but in pay ments for hinds, hereafter negotiated, they shall be accepted at their par value, compu ting accrued interest as part thereof GREENBACKS AND FRACTIONAL CURRENCY. The additional amount in greenbacks au thorized Is cut down from three hundred millions to one hundred and fifty millions, that is fifty millions beside those covered by tbe army and navy bill, it being intended, ol course, that the deficit shall be supplied by the three hundred millions authorized in the grand “Uniform Currency” bill. The limi tation of the issues of fractional currency to fifty millions is stricken out. MISCHIEVOUS PROVISIONS STRICKEN OCT. The section permitting coupons due within thirty days on bonds and notes to be receiva ble for customs as coin, is wisely stricken out. So is the mischievous provision repealing the sub-treasury law, and enabling the Secretary of the Treasury to deposit “any modby ob tained from loans or internal revenue in sol vent banks.” Another judicious amendment is the excision of the sliding scale of taxation upon bank issues, which arc all made-subject to a duty of two per Cent, upon the average amount’ of notes or bills issued aud out standing. A LYING AND AN INJUDICIOUS AMENDMENT To the third section two provisions arc added, of which one is open to criticism on the score of veracity, and the other, on the score of sound policy. The former repeals so much of the act of February 25, and of the act of July 11, ISO 2 (known as the supple mentary act) “as restricts tbo negotiation of bonds to market value.” It is bad enough to endorse the exploded fallacy of Mr. Chase as regards the meaning of “market value;” but td“ endorse, in the same breath, is ignorance or prevarication—to call it by no harsher name—with respect to the supplementary act, is unworthy of the committee which fathers it. The supplementary act, as was shown in the House, docs not use the term market value at at all, or refer toils use in the previous act; but authorizes the Secretary to “sell on such tennsas he skill thinkihost beneficial to the Treasury.” The other added provision repeals after the first of next July existing laws authorizing the conversion ol “greenbacks” at par, into bonds, at the will of the holder. That is to say, destroys the one means by which the in fiutiou of the currency can be restrained, the one cord by which the kite of paper • money is held to the solid rock of specie. So long as greenbacks arc convertible Into bonds, the interest upon which is payable in coin, it is not strictly true that Government issues an irredeemable pa per currency. Take that roundabout method of redemption away and we flounder in an ocean of paper. “But,” I am told, “Mr. Chase has experienced great inconvenience from this provision. It has kept him from selling his bonds above par.” Say, rather, has furnished him with a plausible reason for not so selling them. And if this were true, as who can doubt which is the greater evil? Were all the greenbacks to be funded at par. to day, would not the Government be so much better off that it could afford to sell Usbondsbelow par? Docs not every coun try seek to fund its debt? The evil of a de preciated and depreciating paper currency is the great-evil. GEN. BUTLER—ISSUE BETWEEN TITM AND THE PRESIDENT. Gen. Butler Is still here. It is not known whether he has decided to comply with the wishes of the President, and return to the Department from which he was so untimely reft. He has larger views now—thinks that he may be more useful hi command of some Northern Department, where he may be a convenient instrument to throttle* Cop perhead ism, if il shall dare—as heapprehenas it may do—to raise its head out of \he grass in which it now hisses, aud boldly seek—as it now threatens to do —to sting the nation to death. His friends, also, talk of his fitness to lake the portfolio of Secretary of War. Tha President insists, as it is understood, that his place is at New Orleans, and urges him to return thither without delay. But he docs not oflerthe means, without which, But ler thinks it impossible to accomplish the re sults expected of him. He docs not propose either to leave him the troops which Gen. Banks led South, or to send him others in their stead. The former arc to be Bent under “ the Iron Man”—who has latterly been able cleverly to conceal what iron nature he may ‘ possess, under the silkiest doublet of a proc lamation—to Texas, after the redaction of ■ -Port Hudson, if not before. After their depart ure, nrd the expiration of the nine months’ and two years* terms of enlistment, Batler • calculates that not more than 4.00 D while sol diers will remain—barely enough to garrison New Orleans, let alone the conquest of Louis iana, Mississippi and Alabama, anti the organ nation of the grand African army of the Mis sSsrippl—■which the President has so long seen in visions. Z ' “ lint if Banks must go away, cannot you reinforce me with fresh troops V* aaka Sut ler. “Bow?” responds the President, “I can not give commanders now intheflcldas many men ns they want.” “Then get more.” “Boat can I? Everybody tells me that I cannot cclnuy more volunteers.” “Then draft.” “But there’ll be resistance; Seymour won t enforce a draft.” “ Then draft Seymour.” This fragment of a conversation, which is true in substance, If not to the letter, is In structive, os showing hoAV Butler would con duct himself in command of the Department of New York, or at the head of the War De partment. Mr. Lincoln’s remarks were, of course, made so shaped as to draw him out. BUTLER VH. BANKS. Of the importance of the command tender ed by the President relatively to that desired by Gen. Butler, 1 do not pretend to be able to judge, nor of the propriety or practicability of reinforcing the New Orleans army; but unless the testimony, uniform so far as is known here, of officers and civilians recently from the Crescent City, be Cdse, it Is certain that the pretence of Gen. Butler ls-greatly needed there. Tee Union men arc becoming dispirited, and the rebels arc plucking tip heart, under the mild Sewnrdiam of Gen. Banks. The iron hand of the “Beast Butler” Is (he one thing that can strengthen the cause of the Union and preserve order in Ncat Or leans. Nor, according to these witnesses, Is Gen. Banks making amends for the defects of his civiladmlnislration by the excellence of Ids military operations. He has nut yet even bri gaded the tioops whom he brought with him: he has made no movement toward Port Hudson or Texas; but has lain idle for thirty-five days in the loavh which he handles a\ itli gloves. In a word, to use the phrase of one of the most distinguished of the Texan exiles, Mho is noAV In this city: “Banks Is a failure.” The Avorst anticipations of those who deprecated the change are more than realized. And now the Administration hogs Butler to return to the command, of which unjustly, and for reasons which they are nrfinmed to give to the man who of all men has a right to Know, he was deprived. Having satisfied Franco by ids removal, it Is iioav pro pored to satisfy the country by hU resto ration. BUTLER VS. JEFF. DAVIH, Apropot of Butler. lie lias told friends here the course which he should have pursued avBU reference to the proclamallon of Jeff. Davis against him, had it reached New Orleans while lie avus still In command. He should have sent a rebel General and several other officers then in his hands under strict guard to Ship Island, with orders that upon the receipt of authentic intelligence by the officer in com mand there, that a hair of Butler’s head, or of that of any of his officers had been touched, these rebel prisoners should all be hung at once. “And,” odds Butler, “Jeff. Davjs knows me well enough to believe that what I promised I should perform. He knows that a Massachusetts man aa*lio dared to vote sixty four times for him at tho Charleston Conven titu, would dare any thing.” m’clellan in* boston. Those who sec in the McClellan demonstra- tions at Boston, Salem and other towns in the ■vicinage, a “ conservative reaction,” are rdicn lously mistaken. A close examination of the names of those who have subscribed to swords for Little Mac, or have burned incense to him at their houses, will show a large preponder ance of the old Boston Courier party. A few recruits there are, doubtless, for some Yan kees arc fond of a hero, and when they find or think they have found one, it is difllcultto disenchant them. But the “conservatism” of Massachusetts was tested last fall; the op position ran Young Napoleon against Andrew J. Sumner. The issue was fairly and fully made up, and Boston vowed the defeat of both Governor and Senator. Yet both were trium phantly elected. CUR SPRINGFIELD LETTER. [From Our Own Correspondent.] Springfield, Feb. 11,1303. DEMOCRATS HOLDING PEACE MEETINGS. The Democrats throughout the State arc getting up meetings to sustain the action of the Democrats in the Legislature jeet of an armistice and peace. ,-rr.'!. 3.93 *T and other Northwestern State*.-* t cracy have taken the same stand, Vo* i A 73 £oi public may make up their minds that tntsG* will be the .two principal planks in the Dem ocratic platform in the future. Let us see then where we stand and what will be the result, should these two measures receive tbe sanction of the popular voice, or even should they be supposed, from the ac tion of Democratic meetings and Democratic Legislatures to represent the popular senti ment. I take it for granted that all candid men will admit— First. That anarmisticemeansthc acknowl edgement of the Southern Confederacy. Second. That peace is only possible either by the subjugation of the rebels, or the ac knowledgement of their Confederacy, I yesterday an intelligent merchant of this State, doing a very extensive* business. He is a Democrat. This gentle man has lately traveled through several of the rebel States on business, buying and sell ing to and from citizens, and others, as the army advanced. He informs me that the rebels have but one platform and one plank. That platform and plank arc simply the ac knowledgement of the Southern Confederacy, and separation. He could not find a man that entertained any other sentiment, and he is consequently fully impressed with the opinion that no conference will be had with the North unless the Confederacy is first acknowledged. He acts with the Democratic party, has always acted with it, and endorses the resolutions for peace and an armistice. Professing these sen timents, in a conversation with another lead ing Democrat, a very prominent politician, he admitted to me that the chances were nine to one that the South wonld accept any terms short of recognition. He also laid all the dissatisfaction in the country to the want of success In the field—not to any proclamation of any kind that had been issued. The above sentiments may be taken as the views of the leading Democrats in the North west. So that the people may as well make up their minds to meet tho Democrats upon the issue of a dissolution of the Union or a sub jugation of the rebels. And on this issue, I must confess that we arc fighting at an immense disadvantage, unless* wc have more success or a series’ of successes in the field. ? Another leading Democrat thinks that an armistice and convention, failing to bring back tbe South, the North would then be united as one man to put down the rebellion. But Ido not sec how we can have a convention without an armistice, and how wc can have citherns long as the South persists in refusing to treat without recognition. You may take the horse to the water, out you cannot make him drink. The Democratic party are running a treraen duous risk in the matter. They have undertak en the task of stopping tlie war and acqui escing in the dissolution of the Union. It is a bold step, a step which no other than that party, composed as it is of professional poli ticians as leaders, and tbe extreme masses as followers, would dare to take. I see nothing for it now, but that this card will be played out, no matter what the Repub lican opposition. On the head of the leaders oftho Democracy then be the retribution. Let every Republi can put himself on tho record against it by fighting it to the bitter end. LOCAL BILLS IN THE SENATE. The following local bills, in addition to those already noticed, have been introduced in the Senate: By Mr. Green, Bill for an act to incorporate the Ohio and Mississippi River Packet Company. By Mr. Ward, Bill for an act to incorporate the Chicago and Cincinnati Railroad Company. Mr. Ward moved its reference to a select commit tee. consisting of Messrs. Oudcn, Underwood and Lansing, which motion wasloet. Nays 11, Yeas 3. Mr. "N andeveer then moved to refer the hill to committee on Banks and Corporations, which was aerccd to. By Mr. Ward. Bill for an act to incorporate tho .£tnn Fire and Marine Insurance Company. Re ferred to committee on Banks and Corporations. By Mr. Mason, Bill for an act repealing an act creating a war fund, and to provide for auditing ac- under the call for volunteers. Referred to committee on Finance. Also, bill for an act to authorize the city ofGalvs burg to borrow money for the purpose of building county bnildincs. Ordered to the third reading By Mr. Lindsay, a bill for nn act to incorporate the Illinois Mutual Life Insurance Company. Re ferred to commute on Banks and Corporations. By Mr. Ward, the following bills: Bill for an ait to incorporate the Garden City Gas Light und Coke Company. Referred to committee on Banks and Corporations. By Mr. Mack, a oill for an act amending sections 59and 53 of an act for the assessment of property and collection of taxes in counties adopting tbo township organization law. Referred to the com mittee cn Jodleiary. By Mr. Bnshncll, a bill for an act to prevent mem bers of the General Assembly, Judges of the Su preme Court, Judges of the Circuit' and County Court from accepting free passes on railroads. Re ferred to commttee on Judiciary. Also, bill for an act to Incorporate the Pern Mi ners* Benevolent Association. Referred to com mute on Banks and Corporations. HOUSE PROCEEDED. In the House, the Senate bill, leasing the State Penitentiary to Capt. Pitman of Quincy, was passed. He is, by the terms of the bill, endowed with entire and absolute control of the institutlonandlnmates,forsixyears, after June next. In return, the State receives no profits therefrom, but confers all tbe emolu ments upon the lessee. It is one of the most outrageous impositions that could possibly be perpetrated—that the" State of Illinois should liase this institution, probably the finest in the world—for nothing. Bat this is not the worst. The convicts arc let out, body and soul, to a man whose only interest in them is to get all the work out of them that he possi bly can. It is a disgrace and shame, that the State should thus not only make merchandise of crime, but actually offer a premium upon cruelty to human beings made In the image of God. But there le still another feature In this mat ter, which exhibits the utter corruption of the Democracy, and shows that they care more for tho party than thcState, This peni tentiary has always been asort of nest egg for the party. It has always been under their control, and from appearances always will be. During the debate on tbe bill to lease, Mr. Throop of Chicago, read abill of Capt. C. P. Bradley, of Chicago, offering to pay $12,000 and to give bonds for the same, for the six years, for tho use of the convicts. Ot course the Democrats refused to entertain this bid. Tho Democracy must owe Pitman a big thing, or he is only a sleeping party in the now firm* which is composed of some old party hacks. A bill was passed Incorporating the North western S- rglmm Sugar Manufactory. The principal is a Ftenchman mured Harsch, from Sirabbourg, hi France. Ib* hu» u practical knowledge of the process of sugar mannfa> Inrc from bed roots, «v*c., and is sanguine of making it a permanent and paying instil'i ticn. Ho established a in Great Britain, but from a combination of the SVefct Inala sngur merchants of Great Britain, he was compelled to retire from the business. Bo speaks nine European languages. On resolntlon, the Secretary of Statejrcport cd lotlio Douse thenmount stamps received by each member. Mr. Smith of Union drew $-18.60. The others ranged from S3O to $22. Mr. Smith has no doubt a very large reading constituency, judging from Ids heavy draft. They must have improved won derfully in this respect, however, since the last census was taken. Smith must be great on documents. SENATE PROCEEDINGS. Nothing of really general interest tvas done In the Seriate. The hill appointing Alexander Staruc trus-’ tceto settle up the claim of the State against cx-Gov. Matteson, passed. Mr. ‘Worthwell of New York was allowed a claim of $!'.),000 for arms. A number of local bills were introduced, referred, reported on, Ac. The Cook County Court bill, which had been laid upon the table, was taken up. I fear It will lie passed. Znr.v. A Voice from the AVmy. Headquarters 4 Ith Ind. Volunteers, i Camp at Murfreesboro, Tenn., Feb. 3,1f63. f Editors Chicago Tribune; In view of the Copperhead manifestations at the present time at the North—ln Ohio,ln diana, and Illinois—l propose that recruiting sendee be commenced in the above States for Jiff. Davis’army, and that the headquarters of each Stale recruiting service, be at the Chicago 7Vi»irs office for Illinois; Cincinnati Ki<qn‘>nr office for Ohio, and for Indiana the headquarters of the Democratic members of the State Legislature at Indianapolis, Tills would he an honorable way to give aid ami comfort to the rebels, compared Atltli the pre sent course adopted by these Copperheads. They arc In every way dastardly and mean, trying to deprecate our decided victories, ami magnify our temporary reverses; thenappeal lug to the friends of the soldiers at home, tell ing them hoAvmneh they suffer; that the war Avlil continue until all are sacrificed, unless they nut them or their party In poAver to ar rest tnc Avar nnd settle the difficulty ; that the South hud been outraged; that Northern men have caused the Avar, etc., trying In every con temptible manner to counteract the effort* put forth by the Government and Slates to bring this Avar to an honorable close. As In diana soldiers, Aveask none of their sympathy. The preamble nnd resolutions passed almost unanimously by the officers and men In all the regiments from Indiana, at this point, ad dressed to onr State Legislature, express our feelings. The lowest grey backwc meet In battle with his gun pointed at our breasts, avc respect in finitely more than those cowardly traitors at home, who have not the manliness or courage to come doAvu here into the rebel ranks and fight us like men. Those Copperheads arc giving more aid and comfort to the enemy to day, than all the citizen rebels of the Southern States, und have more influence to prolong this war than any or all other things combined. S. C. Aldrich. Lieut. Col. commanding 44th Iml. Vol. Gen. Steele. Editors Chicago Tribune “I have given you a brief resume of news here, I believe, and will now speak to you of a matter that interests me greatly. It is the unjust and outrageous attacks on Gen. S'cclc. “They arc nothing but a tissue of lies from beginning to end. He never did, nor would he, return a negro. You will not, for an in stant, doubt Gen. Blair’s loyalty, norqucstlon his purpose faithfully to carry out the orders of the President. Everybody knows him to be a staunch and tried RepubUcan, a true patri ot, and wc (the army) know him to be a brave and gallant soldier, an efficient soldier. Not less true and loyal is Gen. Steele. You might as well accuse him of cowardice, when tirchv commissions, issued as testimonials for his Trfrrrwvqonduct and soldierly bearing at CUera rxj a >j»TnyDnltepcc and elsewhere, bear wit- VV Mm in nre£ dec * s heroism, as to-day to k the commands of wn'.Ssnpenors, or violating the acts of Con gress, which is the same. It Is false—false semblance of truth. ’jQjrges originate with such men as whom charges arc now filed against of “buying cotton,” “lying,” “disobedience of orders,” and“by ills acts weakening the Vicksburg expe dition.” And these charges con and will be proven. The objects of these a'tacks on Gen. Steele arc evidently to prevent his con firmation by the Senate as a Major General. Some papers babble of dismissing him from the army. This Is nonsense. Yon know mo well enough to know that I am heart and soul for Abe Lincoln and his Emancipation Proc lamation, and I will always exert myself to do what my superiors order. Were Gen. Steele what the papers represent, I would not for a moment deny it, nor would 1 keep si lent. I would do all In my power to secure the removal of any one who thus frustrated the Government’s plans. But the charges are and no more faithful executor of the law lives than Gen. Steele.” The foregoing is an extract from a private letter I received from the army to-day. The writer is as much of on anti-slavery man as I am, and yon will sec It confirms my note to you some weeks since. Please give It an in sertion, aud oblige, yours truly, J. Young Scammon. Chicago, Fob. 11,18G3. FROM IftmAXA OFFICERS. 2To tlic Democracy ol Indiana, Having a deep Interest in the future glory and wellare of our country, and believing that we occupy a position in which we can see the effects of the political struggles at home, upon the hopes and fears of the rebels, we deem it to he our duty to speak to you openly and plainly in regard to the Rime. The rebels of the South arc leaning on the Northern Democracy for support, and it is unquestionably true, that unjustifiable oppo sition to the Administration, is “givingaid and comfort to the enemy.” While it is the duty ot patriots to oppose the usurpation of power, it is alike their duty to avoid captions criticisms, that might create the very evils which they attempt to avoid. The name of Democrat, associated with all that is bright and glorious in the history of the past, is being sullied and disgraced by demagogues, who are appealing to the lowest prejudices and passions of our people. We have nothing to expect from the South, and nothing to hope, without their conquest. They arc now using their money freely, to subsidize the press and politicians of the North, and with what effect, the tone of some of our journals, and the speeches of some of our leaders, too plainly and painfully testify. Wc see with deep solicitndcand regret, that tlierc is an undercurrent in Indiana, lending toward a coalition of the Northwest with"the South, against the Eastern States. Be not deceived. Pause, for the love you bear to your country, and reflect. This movement Is only a rebel scheme in disguise, that would involve yon, alike with themselves, in the crime ol rebellion, and bring to your own hearthstones the desolation of a French revo lution. Separation on cither side, with peace in the future, is impossible, and we arc com pelled by self-interest, by every principle of honor, and every impulse of manhood, to bring the unholy contest to a successful ter mination. What! Admit that wc arc whipped ? That twenty-one millions of Northern men arc un equal to ten millions, counting black and white, of the South V Shame on the State that would entertain bo disgraceful a propo sition! Shame upon the Democrat, who would submit to it, and raise his cowardly voice, and claim that he was an Indianian! He, and such dastards, with their offspring, are fit “mud-sills,” upon which should be built the lordly structure of their Southern aristocracy! And with whom would this un holy alliance he formed? With men who have forgotten their fathers, their oaths, their country and their God—with guerillas—cot ton-burners—with those who force every male inhabitant of the South, capa ble of bearing arms. Into the field, though starving wives and babes arc left be hind! Men who persecute and hang, or drive from their lines, every man, woman and child, w ho will not fall down and worship the Southern God. And yet, free-born men of our State will sympathize with such tyrants, and dare even to dream of coalition! Indi ana’s proud and loyal legions pumber at least 70.0C0 effective men in the field, and as with one great heart, wc know they would repudi ate ull unholy combinations 'tending to the dismemberment of our Government. In this dark hour of our country’s trial, there is but one road to success and peace, and that is, to be as firmly united for our Government, as the rebels are against it. Shall differences of opinion amount to uoth .intr in this grand struggle for a nation’s ex istence? Do not place even one straw in the way, and remember, that every word you speak to encourage the South, nerves the arm and strikes the blow, which is aimed at the heart’s blood of onr brothers and kindred. Alvin P. Hovet, Brig. Gen. William T. Spicelt, col. B4th lud. William E. McLean, Col. -Phi Ind. Geo.F. McGinnis, CoL 11th Ind. James R. Slack. Col. 47th Ind. Helena, Ark., Feb. 2,1563. J^TOTrCE. Chicago. Feb. U. 1363. Ilavirg dtstcrmlncd. in consequence of the pecu liarity of the times, to dfecontincc business, we pre sent our thanks to our customers for their fivers dur ing the short period In which we hare been engaged In Ranking here. and. desirous of closing without un necessary delay, and at the same time afford depositors and correspondents tlmo to make the necessary change, we have fixed upon Entarday, the fifed luatoat, as the last day on which deposits will be received, de siring persona to embrace as much earlier period for that purpose us is consistent with their convenience. CHAPIN, WHEELER 4; CO. ftia-zf«wt EYE AMD EAR ETE3RMARY, S. W. comer ct Randolph and Dearborn streets Chi cago. 15. I*. REYNOLDS. M.D. V, D. M„ of the Royal Oi>tha!iclc Hospital. London. fell-zh.Tlm TfOR SALE—By the subscribers, X A. large suarijccnt of best Scotch Couth. coa- Mstinpof Kxtra all Long Har Vos. ECX to 6 Atm 1,0 OoT’at contract.... «o do fcary FlneFlax do do Kp.tj* Pulled do do RoilCdTow. .. . , Y "nAvitiAMV.uoirTii &. rp. Montreal. January so. l«3. fefl-rii? 3^ 79 LAKE STREET.—"Wc invito I O the attention of the trade to oar targe stock of COEBETS, SKIRTS, HOSIERY, Velvet and Trimming Ribbons, BOGLE ASD STEEL TRIMMINGS, GILT AND JETDEBSS BUTTONS SILK AND WORSTED Embroidery and Dress Braids, THBEiiDSj &c M All of which wc will soil at les* than NKW YORK PRICES for net cash. Close buyers arc Invited to call. CIIATES A IRTI.-VE, ttHTW T3 LAKE gTKKKT. Q.EOCERIES. EWIIVG, BRIGGS & CO., 75 South Water street, Chicago, Offer for sale AT TIIK VERY LOWEST PRICKS to CLOSE UOYKKS AND PROMPT MEN, a well selected stock of GROCERIES AT WHOLESALE, e 3i i) i: a c i s a Sugars, Fish, Teas, Tobacco, Coflbes, Hico, Sjtui)h, Spices, Molasses, Soaps,' Dried Pi’uit, WOODEN WARE, and nil articles usually Included la Uiclr line. Wo hare bought most of our goods for c.-uh, and bo* lleve that wo ran make It to tho intercut of nil purchas ing In this market to call and examine our stock before Buying. EWLSG. BRIGGS & CO.. No. 75 Soatu Water street. Chicago. Wm. L. Ewing. St, Louis, Mo. Clinton Briggs. Thomas Uccrroana. ] LUCago - mylft-KM-ly Q.EOCEEIES. 16 & 18 STATE STREET. Go C. COOK & CO., WHOLESALE GROCERIES. Cash buyers arc invited to examine onr Stock. nol-ly QLOTH HOUSE. FIELD, BENEDICT & CO M 34 & 36 Lalio street, Have cow la store the largest stock ot t’OTHS, CASSIMERES, VESTIAGS, SATINETS, Sheep's Greys, Beavers, Bilots, IMeltons, And all other poods for MEN’S WEAR, over exhibited in this market. Munca-vsta arc Invited to ex amine our etockof poods of all kinds for OFFICER’S UNIFORMS. Bine ClothH, Blao Flannels. Blue Casslmcrcs. sp7-plol-ly Cpo LIVERPOOL. STEUI WEEKLTTubn SEW YOSK, Landing and embarking pn-scngcra at QUEENSTOWN, IRELAND. Liverpool, New York and PliiladelpMa STEAmsniP COMPANY, Will dispatch every Saturday one of their full power Clyde-built Iron steamships. Tons. Tons. City of New York CSOO j C!tv of Baltimore ZVu City of Washington...2Sßo I Cllv of Manchester....3lo9 Kangaroo leTil Glasgow WS2 Hates of passage as low ss any other lino. Persons wishing to bring out taclr friends from Eng land or Ireland can buy tickets in Chicago to great ad vantage. either by steam or sail. These steamers have superior accommodations, and carry experienced surgeons. They are built In watrb- TicttTTtovstcnosa. and carry patent lire onnlhila ton. Eorfurthcrinforniatlonapply to 1\ a. EMORY, Agent. Exchange on Europe e6ld in samsof-El and up wards mh-as-nSfS-ly • JJAWSON & BARTLETT Manufacturers and ■Wholesale Dealers la BOOTS AND SHOES, 30 l.ako Street, Cldcago, HI. We would respectfully call the attention of City and Country Merchants to our extensive stuck of Boots and Shoes which we have now In store and aro dally re ceiving from our Factory In West Bovlsten, Mass which consists!* of a Bill assortment of those Celebra ted Custom-Made Patna Kip and Calf, and Grain Water- Proof Boots; together with a foil stock of all styles of FAIX AND WINTER GOODS, Of the best quality and manufactures, which we are prepared to sell for CASH and prompt paying trad* at Boston and Now York Jobbing prices. JL-i Tickets and Bills Lading between LIVEBPFOOL AND IRELAND, and any part of the Western States, Via “ Great Eastern,** Setcorosliip, MONTREAL OCEAN STEAMSHIP CO. Sailing Weekly, Merchant's Line. Old Line. Washington Line and Black Ball Line, of Sailing Vessels, twice a week. Liberal advances made on consignments of Pro duce to Llvcrpooland Glasgow. Sight droits on Royal Bunk of Ireland In suras to salt. P. O. Box €153. J. WARRACK, Agent. CJ.-iSO-zgP Im] ° JTREXCTI ARTIFICIAL EYES. AXOTUKH LAP.OE LOT OF FRENCH ARTIFICIAL EYES, .Tost received by GALE BROTHERS, Wholesale and Retail Druggists, 202 Randolph street, Chicago. del3-»aMy '■J'O GHATS’ SHIPPERS. Richards’ Iron Corn Sheller. FOR WAREHOUSES, DISTILLERIES, MILLS AND FARMS. Capacity... .No. 0. -S.COO to S.OM bushels per day. Capacity... .No. 1.2.0C0 to 1.000 bnsliels per day. Capacity....No. 2.1.000 to l.vo bushels per day. Capacity... .No. S. 400 to TW bushels per day. These machines arc In use In all the Northwestern State?, and are universally acknowledged superior to all other?. They have won golden opinions from Western Grain Shippers. ILLINOIS CEMBAL RAILROAD STATEMENT* Chicago. October, iflflJ. We have fix of Richards’ Champion Corn Shcllcrs cow In constant ope: atloc.nt our crib? at Burnside, and after shelling about eight hundred thousand bushels of corn can safely fay that for capacity and equality of work, in our opinion, these machines have eo superior. We have repeatedly loaded can, ol four hundred bushels In sixty minute?,with tho No. 1. and inthlrtv-flvc minutes with the No. 0 Machine, convey ing the’ear corn, by feeders, from fifteen to fifty feet, and elevating the shelled corn into cats, alwava shell ing the com quite clean from the cob?, without grind ing or cutting the cruln. and cleaning and delivering ItTn superior condition for market. Their substantial construction Is am ply attested by the fact that we have ran them night and (fay to their mmo-t capacity, with powerful engines, with but slight delays for repair?. Wc commend them to the groin shippers of the west, after ample trial and experience. (Signed) R. B. MAaON. Comptroller Land Department L C. R. R. Portable and Stationary Engines, Warehouse Elevators and Machinery, Bcltlnsr, etc., furnished to order. Address all orders to RICHARDS MANUFACTURING CO., P. O. DoxT.3, Chicago. 111. .T. HARRIS. President. . \ J.C.RICHAfIDS Snpcrintcndcnt.» Ja3l-z3T3-ImSTAT A RARE CHANCE TO In vest 11,600. The first of May last I opened a new business not be fore carried on In Chicago. It fa Increasing, and will continue to do so. Capital employed up to October then 1300 wa? added. The net profits over pay ing all expenses SI.XLIo. as may bo seen on examina tion of the books. It does not require more than one hour each dav to conduct It. nor more titan an ordi nary hcslnesi capacity. On account of ill health I will tell the business for the amount of capital em ployed, sl/00. If applied for soon. Call and examine Thcsame&t 114 Randolph street, room 7, or address "M. M. MARSH." P. O. Box -Wtl. Chicago. fe-~>-z73>lw 'JpIIE CENTRAL PAPER MILL, CiDXANAPOLIS, INB., I? now ready to an orders for any description of Cook or Newspaper on nhort notice, and atlowficure*. Ad dress ** J. McLENE & CO.” fed-zHS-lm pRBIE MALT BARLEY, §1.50 to 81.60 per bushel. 34 lbs. Eye Malt One Dollar. SSB*. linns 4 MOREr P. O.EoxlSTfi. [splT-Sl-ly] 3 Board of Trade Building AJOTICE—Madam Andrews, In _L V dependent Clarivoyant, from Boston. Mass., can beeoußulrcd at ;SJ Madison street, between Wells and Market Clairvoyant examinations sl. She aHo tells the oast nrewnt and future. Tenns-SO cents. Hoars ftomftwfteUP. m. JafiS-aUfrlm -yy 001)1 WOOD! WOOD! FOR S A I*lS. ICO cords Mixed Beach and Maple, M In the yard. 100 cords Canada Hickory Rood, §7 in the yard. Apply at IS South Water street, Steel’s Bull dine Jali-tISJ-lm •REMINGTON’S ARMY AND X\j NAVY REVOLVER has been approved by the C. S. Board of Ordnance and Is now largely used la the service. Circulars, with trices, furnished on application. Adders . K. HEUXKOTOh * 90N3. del&-jl3-Sa * Uloa,Ncw York, gTRTKER. & CO., 141 LAKE STREET, Arc now offering THEIR ENTIRE STOCK OF WINTER DIMES ji. t cost! Compriiiinfr all the be Ht style* in market. Shawls of every description. WOOLEN HOODS, SKATING CAPS SONTAGS, NUBIAS, SCARPS, COMFORTERS, ALL AT GREATLY REDUCED PRICKS. To close the Season. WOOL BED BLANKETS At Icsa price than they can now bo bought for. DItESN GOODS, GLOVES. HOMIER V. AND HIBDONS, 500 best styles of Balmoral Skirls AT LOW FIGURES. IF* T!>f* attention of the trade Is called tn tho a boro g'joUj. MTKYKUn A CO., 11l LAKK BTIIKRT. nyj:*-rra If gKATINO I’AKKS NOW Oi’iiN yon the BE.\sojf. If You want Skatos go to DAMUM BUGS., 138 Lake St,, and see Iho tSIIELZs GROOVE SKATE, NORTHWEST SKATE, BostonKoclcerSkato WHITE BUFFALO SKATE, And all other patterns now la use. BARNUM BROS., Ko. 138 Lake street, between Clark and Xasollc streets. gV TIER’S GOODS. WINTER GOODS, DRESS GOODS, CASSI3Z£BES, HOODS, NUBIAS. SONTAG3, And the zn«Ht extensive and attractive Stock of Staple and Fancy Dry Goods AT WHOLESALE IN CHICAGO. accompanied with money or references, secure our best attention BOWEN BROTHERS, IMPORTERS AND JOBBERS, 72. 71 and 73 Lake street. Chicago. JOHN GRAY, DEALER iS IT CODEX WARE, BROOMS, Pails, Brushes, Mats, Twines, Cord age, Tnhs, Chums, Cradles, Wagons, Chairs, Baskets, Sec, Non. 15 Fulton nnd 202 Front Street*, New York. CHICAGO LEAD AND OIL \J WORKSJ Corner Clinton and Pulton Streets West Side. LEAD PIPE, BILLETS, CAB i SHEET LEAD, LINSEED OIL, Shot, White Lead, Ecd Lead and Litharge, PUMPS AJib HYDRAULIC RAMS. Orders from tho trade solicited. Highest market price paid for flax Seed. I*. o. BoxCIUJ. E. W. BLATCHFORD. THE oldest sewing ma- JL CJJINE IN THE WOULD. THE ORIG-INAL, HOWE SEWING MACHINES. ißTtntcd la 1845—Perfected in 1882. Signal reward to the great Americas Inventor—Cm Premiums taken by tlm Howe Sowing Machine at the International w end's t air tills season in London. Eng land, where the HOWE MACHINE Took the Imperial Gold Medal as the first highest Pre mium for excellency of Machine; also four oilier Gold Medals as First Premiums for the four different cradae of work; also four Honorable Mentions ftir good! worts, comprising the only Premiums given, either for excet fancy or lor work. Thus the Original Howe Sewing Machine, from which all others derive their vitality has established itself by taking five Gold Medals out cl six. and four Honorable Mentions out of five: at a World’s Fair, where all of threading Sewing Machln-v, both in tills country and Europe, were on trial as the best Sewing Machine in the world. * IF" Agents wauled In the Western and Northwest ern States. Circulars, containing full descriptions ol Machines an be bad on application, or sent by mall. Address .I.S. BRYANT. General Western Agent, GG Lake street Chicago. mylT-431-ly. S|||^p Merit alone make? a SEWING MACHINE valuable The people aro perceiving that glowing represent tlons arc not merit. That It h ccononv and wisdom to purchase only SEWING MACHINE of known practical utility. There are IOj.CCO Machines In use in this country aid Enroi»c. This Machine U PROFITABLE aad AVAILABLE A LIFE TLM E. It U equal to TEN Seamstresses. AN ANNUAL DIVIDEND of 100 to 500 per cent. (03 Its coat) may be obtained In use—by its possessor. This la thconlv SEWING MACHINE In the world making the LOCK-STITCH with the ROTATING HOOK, and using the GLASS FOOT. GEORGE B. CHITTENDEN, General Agent for Dlinofa. Wisconsin, lowa,North??* Indiana. Minnesota and Kansas 13d Lake street, Chicago, jSVClrenlars maybe had on application why post mhilnCTS-ly igpiESgg The “FLORENCE" SEWING MACHINES males roruDtrzEELXT stitches on one and the same Machine. Thu* the LOCK. DOUBLE LOCK. DOUBLE KNOT and KNOT, all of which make the seam alike on both side* of the fabric. Either or all can bo produced while tha Ma chine is in motion. They bare the hztxrstslk t bed mottos which en ables the operator to hare the work carrr either way, or to change the direction and Listen the end of scams, whlah, together with making a long and a short stitch. Is done elinply done by turnings thumb screw. Their motions are all iwmn. There are no springe to get out of order. They are so simple that tfto most Inexperienced can work jhera perfectly aod wlthease. They arc noiseless, and can be worked * here qaletla nccassary. THEY are the FASTEST SEWERS In the WORLD, making five stltchi* In eaah revolution. They oil no dresse- Their STITrHU the wonder at all, because of Its combined xLASTicrrv. steilvgtu and bsautc Scents wanted throughout the Western country With a small Investment of capital, a profitable busi ness can be readily established. For orcnlara and sam ple ol work, address IXOEESCE SEWING KACHTMM CD.. , , , Post Oifiee Box SISL Salesroom. Ifil Laic street. sctrO>!y To avoid the strain ox Tire ms. bxxt pottutie. cl one application and PATiorrxo carp, heretofore neerssarr on a large proportion of work done ouSewv Ing Machine*. we cow furnish each amchinc with “BARN CM’S SELF-SEWER.” which guides the work Itself, and I* of Incalculable value, csoeslollv to Inex perienced operators. * feii-aujuw L CORNELL & GO'S SEWING • MACHINES, of all stltche*. at L 3 Lake street. Wilcox * Glbba’ Twisted Loop-Ptiwh: Tsgtryrt dfc Farr Double-Lock Stitch ■ Empire Shuttle Lock stitch. The Simplest. Silliest. Fastest and most perfect to b« Ibund. AJao Barnum’a-SxLP s=wKn”uacMnoSa»- pUes. *C L. CORNELL * C*.. _ delS-yis7-6a Box a, Chicago. OU VIENNA & V T STBKLI.A MATCHES.—Theao match** aro mado without aalphor. and being free from di**eroiv ble odor are not only very dolrablo, but almoSladla* SeiiMbleft>ro*ointheparl'jr and aleept'UC chamber. ?TiM?at» pot ni» la fancy colored boxc* anl aardl nacEsKca for family 019. nod are al« careftiUy picked in cast* foe transportation. For ante whole**!* *al “tail by JAMES K. DEY.N®. CC CorUamt etrect, bo* aL—Country mcechanU to , ieUtoca , iaadcX' jodae oar bv?c*. ®J«a.