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CHICAGO TRIBUNE.
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Chicago
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 18G3.
THE NEWS.
We shall publish in our nest issue, set
tip from an official copy, the President’s
Message and Proclamation. The errors
inseparable from transmission by telegraph
Seem in this instance to have been aggra
vated beyond the usual measure, and both
documents, as printed, contained errors in*
numerable, to the marring, and in some
cases to the utter destruction of sense and
meaning. As we shall reprint it, it will be
correct, and for its reading under such as*
surancc, we arc aware that many ore
waiting.
The President bas ordered* Gen. Scho
field, of Missouri, to make up bis baggage
for Washington, and be goes, not to return
to bis command, as it is to be hoped. Men
who believe in Schofield arc, unfortunately
for him, not the men who are doing the
most to bring this war to a successful
issue by crippling the rebellion in cveiy
way. Missouri will be helped the earlier
tq realize her brighter day, by the removal
of all such instrumentalities as Schofield
bas made himself since be ftßgnmf>d com*
mand.
Poor drunken Bob Letcher staggers
through a characterifitic rhodemontade, by
way of a message to the rebel Legislature
of Virginia, in ■which he vapors and bel
lows in a manner that quite recalls old
times which all can remember when, next
to her trade in milk-and-molasscs-colored
babies, the chief staple of the Old Domin
ion was just such talk as this, and it is
even cheaper now than then.
A variety of highly important matter has
been brought before Congress thus early in
the session, and there is no prospect that
these important and vital topics will he
postponed for lesser measures. Congress
is in earnest, has the power to give effect
to its earnestness, and will make this ses
sion memorable.
The attention of capitalists and men of
enterprise can hut be elicited by the state
ments in our Milwaukee dispatch else
where-, relative to the opportunity now
offered for the leasing of plantations in
the South.
A Loyal Paper In Utah.
The officers and enlisted men of the Cali
fornia volunteers have commenced the publi
cation at Camp Douglas, Utah territory, of a
paper called the Union TxdetU, Camp Doug
las is near Great Salt Lake City. The Videtts
speaks out In strong terns against the dis
loyal course of many of the Mormon leaders,
and plainly declares that the military power
will be employed to crash any overt acts of
hostility to the government Wc quote a
paragraph from its leading article:
“ While it is not the mission of the Califor
nia column in Utah to insult, oppress, or per
secute the’people ot these valleys, it must not
he forgotten that the nation—our own native
or adopted,homo—is to-day straggling with a
gigantic, unholy rebellion, and the dnty of
every good citizen to sustain by word and
thought and deed our common country is as
plain as it is imperative. We say this—as we
have- begun our -enterprise —in the best of
feeling, trusting and believing that our lan
guage will not be distorted into aught that
savors of threat or nnkindnees, but as the
friendly voice of those who seek the good and
the prosperity of erciy man, woman and
child in Utah, who have not voluntarily plac
ed themselves beyond the pale of charity and
friendship.
Oar first duty is to the nation, whose pre
servation and advancement every good clti-
Kcn holds next his heart. Oar second, to
Utah, the happiness, freedom and progress of
whose people we know to be the desire of the
General commanding, and those united with
him in the discharge of public duty.”
Andrew’s majority in Massa
chnsctis, according to the official returns of
the late election, is 41,270.
Suicide at Pern, His*
[Special Correspondence of the Chicago Tribanc.]
Peru, Hh, Dec. 14,1963.
A German labßrer in the employ of James
Dalrymplc, at his furniture warcrooms, by
the name of Henry Schulz, committed sui
cide Saturday morning last, by cutting his
throat with a razor. He was formerly from
Somoimnk, DeKalb county. Ho cause is as
signed for the act. Verdict of the Coroner
accordingly.
message ofdov. Letcher.
New York, Dec. 14* —Gov. Letcher's mes
sage to the rebel Legislature of Virginia con
cludes as follows:
Look at the picture on all sides and it pre
sents hopeful and encouraging features. If
wc arc only true to ourselves, to the cause
and to the country wc cannot be overthrown.
Is there a man who doubts the result of the
struggle ? If there be such a one, he Is a
traitor at heart who deserves to be anathe
matized and cast out from among us. Ko
State has been more loyal, more faithful,*
more devoted; none has contributed more
liberally in means' and men; none has
baml their breast more boldly or defi
antly to the storm, and none has
sent her reapers to the harvest of
death with more sacrificing devotion than the
Commonwealth of Virginia. She enlisted
for the War utter foil consideration and a just
appreciation of all the consequences which
were to follow the separation, and she will be
true to the end. She will never sue for peace
because she did not bring on this war. She
will never propose for compromise for she
Finales only lor her rights, for liberty and :
Independence.
Sin- will, :.s becomes the mother • of states.
Kland up boldly and hurl her scorn and
defiance in the face of her foes until they
come to our terms.
She will never consent to a treaty of peace
which dismembers her own territory, nor
will she consent to a treaty which does not
r' coirnlze fullv tbe Southern Confederacy.
She knows what is due to her own dignity
and character, and she knows what is due to
the Confederacy, and her duty will be per
formed with scrupulous fidelity. Kneeling
around the altar of their country, her sons
will swear allegiance to her and fidelity to
the Confederate * Government, and their
pravers will ascend to Heaven for blessing
■on her and the Southern Confederacy.
From Fortress Monroe,
Fortress Monroe, Dec, 14. —Gen. McDow
ell arrived here this morning from Baltimore,
and had a lengthy interview with Geo. But
ler.
The Richmond Enquittr of the 10th con
tains the following:
Bristol, Dec. 9. —Gen. Giltuer’s brigade
encountered the advance of Wilcox’s corps,
2,000 strong, near Maynardsvllle, Tcnn., rent
ing them and capturing a number of prison
ers. Wilcox's command was composed of
raw troops.
. In the Confederate Congress, December
Bih, Mr. Foote expressed great indignation
at the coarse pursued by Jeff Davis, when
Pemberton dishonorably surrendered Vicks
burg to the enemy, the President mode
him' his companion, and carried him to
Bragg's army, where as he rode, the soldiers
were heard to say, “There goes the traitor
who delivered us over at Vicksburg. The
President never visited the army without do
ing injury, never that it was no£ followed by
disaster. He was Instrumental in tbe Gettys
burg affair. He instructed Bragg at Murfrees
boro and opened Georgia to 15,000 of the cue
mv's troops and laid south Carolina liable to
-destruction. He charged Jeff D.ivis with
having almost ruined the country, and de
clared that be would meet Ids champion any
where to discuss it Would to God he would
never visit the army again.
FKOJI FRIKEFOBT.
Frankfort, Ky., Dec., 14.— The Kentucky
Legislature postponed the election of Sena
tor to January 21st.
From Kcw Work*
Sew Tore, Dec. 14. W. H. Wluistcre &
£*>•*« cool oil store, 128 Maiden Lone, was
totally burnt this afternoon. Loss heavy:
two men injured.
Tlic fclilp TV. F LInSMT, from Havre, vriOl
roorctamflac and 800 pawengere, went aehore
la6 i tie west bank,!ma ts bilged
nnd lull of water. Passengers and crew
oaved.
Dan! to Dnst,
Freeport, HL, Dec. 34,—The remains of
Col. Holden Putnam, of the 93d Illinois, who
wu* killed In the battle of Missionary
on the 25th uit, were buried in this city yc£
terday, with Masonic honors. Kothwlth
etuudlug the inclemency of the weather, the
burial was attended by an immense con
course.
Col Putnam was a grand-son of Israel Put
nam of Revolutionary fame.
From PittAbHripfeu
Pittsburgh, Dec. 14.—Water eleven foot,
flcr murk, ana rising. The weather is cold,
t will probably frecza to-night.
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VOLUME XVII.
FROM WASniNGTOMAT
TBHS MILITARY AND
CONGRESSIONAL.
Schofield Ordered from
Missouri to Report at
Washington.
Femandi Wud and His
New Gospel of
Peace.
He Staiflii Committees of ii
Senate and louse.
Important Measures
Brought Before
Congress. ,
The Illinois and Michigan Canal
Looking Promisingly Well.
ME. LOTOOTS EMANOI
■ PATIOU AMD LIB
EETT BILL.
FROM THE SOUTH-808 LETCHER’S
ESSENCE OF OLD VIRGINIA.
Erom the War in Virginia—
Winter Quarters. -
THE LEISTSC OF COTERMIEST FLINT!-
TIOSS—PROMISING ASPECT OF
THE ENTERPRISE*
FROM WASHINGTON.
[Special Dispatch to the Chicago Tribune.]
Washington, Dec. 14,1863.
SCHOFIELD HAULED OVER TITE COALS.
Within a few days after Gen. Rosecrans
had been removed from tho command of the
Army of the Cumberland, Secretary Chase,
Gov. Dennison, and other prominent men,
mainly from Ohio, mged upon the President
the policy of removing Gen. Schofield from
the command of the Department of Missouri,
and appoint Gen. Rosecrans in his stead, and
represented the importance of doing tht« be
fore the Missouri election. The President,
however, refused to listen to appeals for the
removal of Schofield, and decided to Ignore
the demands of the Missouri Radicals and
retain him. The matter stood thus until the
recent meeting of the Loyal League National
Council. This body appointed a committee,
consisting of John Covodc, Jas. M. Ashley
and cx-Govcmor Boutwell to present to the
President objections to *bis course, to urge
upon him the speedy removal of Hallcck,
Blair and Bates here, and of Schofield in Mis
souri, and to represent that the loyal senti
ment of the country considered he had made
a grave mistake in not sustaining the /Mis
souri Radicals. This representation produced
a marked effect. It was easy for the Presi
dent to maintain the position he had chosen
to take against the delegation from a single
state, and representing os he considered, a
faction in that State, bnt this Committee had
a more potential voice and spoke with an
authority to which Mr. Lincoln in his plescnt
circumstances deemed it better policy to
yield. Senator Gratz Brown was speedily
sent for, and as the result of the interview
with iblm and the Loyal League Commit
tee, the order was at once transmitted di
rectly to Gen. Schofield to report in Washing
ton in person.
Meantime the President asked Missoni!
how they would like Gen. Bosecrons as Com
mander of the Department, if a change were
made, and the reply-was made that the ap
pointment wonld be entlrdy satis factory.
The ofioir, of course, remains in this shape
until Gen. Schofidd comes.
Complaints have been made from Kansas
against Gen. Schofield, which amount to
charges. When he comes here, the President
will confront him with his accusers.
If Gen. Schofield should be removed and
Gen. Bosccnms made his successor, the ap
pointment of the latter officer will .be by the
President direct, and in spite of the deter
mined hostility of the War Department and
Gcncral-in-CbicC This hostility is, however,
beginning to be somewhat less bitter than a
month or two ago.
The statement that the Radicals in Mis
souri, or their representatives here, for any
ground favored the confirmation of Gen.
Schofidd is unfounded. A paragraph to that
effect was interpolated In these dispatches
without the personal knowledge of the reg
ular correspondent.
THE CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEES.
There is a general expression of satisfac
tion at the cast of the committees, and In
fie House, while they are of unusual
strength, it Is noticed in most cases that
there is a peculiar aptitude In the men ap
pointed for the respective places. Thus, tbe
Military Committee contains two Major and
two Brigadier Generals, all of whom have
seen much active service in the field. The
Committee on Agriculture,-headed by Brutus
J. Clay, perhaps the most noted practical
fanner in the West. The Committee on Pa
tents is headed by a noted Philadelphia land
patent lawyer. The Committee on Manufac
tures is headed by Gen. Morehead, for many
years a practical civil engineer. Many simi
lar Illustrations might be selected. The
Democrats make no complaint ot their treat
ment Pendleton was last year on the Judi
ciary Committee, and was raised to the Com
mittee on Ways and Means, the most impor
tantplace any Democrat In the House could
have under an Administration organization/
Little Cox retains his old place.
TEE SEW GOSPEL OF PEACE.
Some surprise is expressed at. Fernando
Wood's bring able to muster fifty-nine votes
for his resolution for commissioners to go to
Richmond and beg for peace. Fifty-nine
Democrats thus place themselves 9n peaco-at
eny-terms ground, under Fernando Wood’s
lead. Some pressure is being brought to
bear for the reappointment of Fremont to
the command of the Department of Mis
souri.
TIIE mnox LEAGUE.
More authentic information of the de
mands of the committee of the loyal league,’
at present indicates that they confined them
selves to asking for the removal of Scho-’
field. Efforts were made in the league to in
clude Blair, Bates and Hallcck, bat the mem
bers of that body voted, these propositions
down
THE ILLINOIS AND SCCEIG AN CANAL.
The entire delegation froinlllinoiß, Union
and Democratic, arc united in pressing for
ward the Ship CancL Both committees be
fore which it comes are constituted in a
manner fevorahlc to it It will be passed
this session with great earnestness and zeal.
eecipeocut treaty.
Tbe reference of Mr. Morrill’s joint resolu
tion giving notice of the abrogation of the
Canadian Reciprocity Treaty, to the Commit
tee on Commerce, Is understood to indicate
the mydification, not the abrogation of the
treaty.
CONGRESSIONAL.
Mr. Arnold got through a resolution in
structing the Committee on Commerce to in
quire into the practical workings of the treaty,
and to sec what amendments arc needed to
moke it more advantageous to both parties.
HEALTH OB TUB PRESIDENT.
The President's health is re-established.
While he has been recovering from the laic
attack of variloid, be has been saying that
since be b&s been President be bas always bad
a crowd of people asking him to give them
something, hut that now Tie ha* something he
can give them oft.
BELLICOSE.
Senator McDongall is going to start off on
his old hobby of presenting a resolution
forcing a war with Franco by declaring the
invasion of Mexico an unfriendly act on the
part of France, and calling for an inquiry
into the expediency of onr declaring war
against that power. It will be voted down
almost without a count as soon as the Senate
gets a chance to vote on it.
UNION LEAGUE.
The National Connell of the Loyal League
has adjourned.
SENATE.
Gratz Brown was sworn in to-day. This
completes the roll of the Senate. Mr. Wil
son moved resolutions of thanks, to-day,
inclnding one to. Hooker, thus giving Con
gressional recognition of the valne of Ms
services In organizing a victory at Gettys
burg.
NAVAL MATTERS.
Admiral Wilkes feels very much aggrieved
at the imputation cast upon Mm by Secreta
ry Welles, in Me report, in the statement
that Ms detention of the Vanderbilt prevent
ed the capture of the Alabama. Ho is pre
paring a letter to Secretary Welles, and in
which he will vindicate Mmself and place the
TcsponsibUily on the Navy Department.
reconstruction.
A bill is now prepared, and is shortly to be
introduced from the Committee on Territo
ries, intended to give shape and practical
effect to the President’s recommendations
about reconstruction.
Highly important letters were received
here yesterday by prominent gentlemen, from
conservative members of the rebel Congress,
asking, unofficially, on what terms they could
be permitted to return to the Union. They
intimate that there is on earnest desire to
abandon the rebellion and return, and that
the question of reconstruction will be boldly
presented this winter at Richmond.
THE SKEDADDLERS.
A dispatch from Consul General Joshua R.
Glddings, says there arc upwards of ten
thousand deserters from our army, and men
who have fled from the draft, in Canada, and
that many of them arc in a suffering condi
tion, and anxious to return to their places.
A proclamation is talked of.
VOTE OP THANKS.
The friends of a dozen other Generals arc
anxious to have their names included In the
vote of thanks to Gen. Grant
Missouri home ouarb.
McClurg of Missouri to-day gave notice of
a bill to provide for the payment of Missouri
home guards, and for an appropriation to
that end.
public documents.
The State Department has not yet stopped
furnishing copy for this year's volumes of
diplomatic correspondence to the public
printer.
The War Department has sent in nothing
but main reports. A large mass of matter
yet to go in, enough, including McClellan’s
report, to .make three or four octavo volumes.
The documents accompanying the Navy re
port are printed now.
PERSONAE,
Gen. Martin dole, Military Governor of the
District, family and staff, visited the Russian
fleet to-day. They were shown over the flag
ship by the Admiral, and upon leaving re
ceived a salute of thirteen guns. • *
THE WAR IN VIRGINIA.
Lee’s cavalry endeavored on Sunday to cut
Meade’s communication with Washington,by
destroying the bridge across Cedar Creek, at
Cattlet’s Station. They made a dash at the
bridge guard, but were repulsed after a short
fight. The Railroad will be protected here
after this by both infantry and cavalry.
FROM FORTRESS MONROE.
Ben. Butler, under orders from the Presi
dent, has granted a temporary reprieve to all
prisoners in that department under sentence
of death.
THE RADICAL CURE.
The following is a full text of thcprcamblc
and synopsis of provisions of Mr. Lovejoy’s
bill for the abolition of slavery already re
ferred to.
Whebeah, All men created equal, and endowed
by their creator with inalienable rights to life, lib
erty and the Anita of an honest toll; and
Wnrms, As the Government of the United
States was instituted to secure their right; and
whereas, the Constitution of the United States de
clares that no person shall he deprived of liberty
without dne process of law, and also declares (Art.
elx, Clause Sd) as follows: this Constltntlon and
laws of the United States, made in pursuance
thereof shall be the supreme law of the land, and
judges In every State shall he bound thereby, any
thing In the Constitution and laws of any State to
the contrary notwithstanding; and
Wiiebeaf, It has been demonstrated, by re
bellion that SLAVERY IS ABSOLUTELY IN
COMPATIBLE TOTH ONION, PEACE AND
THE GENERAL WELFARE for which Congress
arc to provide, therefore bo it enacted, Ac., Ac.
The first danse releases oil slaves in all
of the States and Territories of the United
States, and dothes them with the Immuni
ties of free citizens.
Section 2 mokes their re-esslavcmcnt a
crime, punishable by fine and imprisonment.
REMOVALS.
The axe has begun to fall on tbe opponents
of the Administration holding official posi
tions in the capital The Clerk of the Senate
Military Committee and the Librarian of the
House were removed to-day.
Bayard of Delaware has not yet taken the
oath of allegiance. There is talk of having
Mm do it if he desires to retain his scat in
the Senate.
AD3OI
Congress is going to adjourn over for the
holidays. The Committees will all organize
and begin maturing, work to-morrow; but
business In the House itself is likely to be
very light till after the holidays.
Washington, Dec. 14.—Accounts from the
Army of the Potomac state, reports are prev
alent in camp that Lougstrcct has succeeded
in effecting a junction with Lee, but after
due enquiry it cannot be traced to any relia
ble source.
FROM SPRINGFIELD.
[Special Dispatch to the Chicago Tribune.]
SnsscrzELS, Dec. 14,1853.
Recruits continue to arrive but not to that
extent that will enable ns to avoid the draft.
The Provost Marshal General and the Dis
trict Provost Marshals ore busily engaged in
preparing their rolls, and every movement
geems to Indicate that the draft will take
place in January.
Had the application of Eoyca in theproro
gation case been successful, as many separ
ate assaults would have been made upon the
State Treasury as there ore copperhead mem
bers. The decision cuts of the whole fraudu
icntbaich.
Lieutenant George W. Hill, former United
States Mustering and Disbursing officer at
this place, has been dishonorably dismissed,
from service for disobedience of orders.
The Illinois soldiers, at Chattanooga, have
sent the allotment commission to Col. John
Williams, of this city, $120,054 for their fami
lies.
The amount of Government tax realized in
tills Congressional district for the year end
ing August Slst is $235,195.12, of which San
gamon county pays $02,000, and Tazewell
$112,000. • •
FROM MILWAUKEE.
[Special Dispatch to the Chicago Tribune.]
Milwaukee, Dee. 14.1863.
Rev. Livermore, Government agent in
charge of abandoned Mississippi plantations
addressed a large audience at the Academy of
music to-night, on “Government Policy,”
demonstrating pecuniarily the profit of leasing
plantations.
Several leading citizens in this city, La-
Crosse, Madison, Racine, Kenosha and else
where were among.companies who leased
plantations.
Mr. Livermore will be at the Tremont
House to-morrow night, (Tuesday) to meet
citizens of Chicago and confer with such as
wish to lease plantations. The Government
wants fifty thousand energetic loyal leases this
winter.
FROM JEFFERSON CITY.
[Special Dispatch to the Chicago Tribune.]
Jefferson City. Dec. 14.1863.
The sell outs cause was winning victory
to-day in the Legislature, but although they
had a majority of four on reference, the
House become involved in a snarl which
snatched victory from them by adjournment.
CHICAGO, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15,1863.
FROM CHATTAKOOGA.
Chattanooga, Dec. 14,1863.
The reported acceptance of Gen. Palmer’s
resignation is an error. He sent it in soon
after the battle of CMckamnngn, but matters
having been made satisfactory he will again
command the 14th corps.
A courier from Knoxville last night brings
higMy encouraging reports.
Chattanooga, Dec. 14.— C01. Watkins,
commanding a Kentucky Brigade, returned
to-day from a cavalry rcconnoissance, os far
os Lafayette, dashed into Lafayette, captured
a rebel Signal Station, six officers and forty
privates. - The balance of & large force of
rebels flqd.
The 29th Pehn, regiment has been ordered
home for furlough, having re-enlisted as veto-,
ran volunteers. Numbers of veteran regi
ments and batteries arc prepared to enlist
under the new order.
•A rumor prevails that Longstreet, In his re
treat from Knoxville, loaf four thousand
prisoners, nearly all Ms cannon and trains.
Gen. Palmer’s resignation as commander
of tbo 14th Corps, wMeh was accepted, has
been recalled, and he is again In command.
James Walker, of Now York, artist, has
been commissioned to paint the battle of
Chattanooga.
FROM THE ARMY OF THE PO
TOMAC.
Washington, Dec. 14. —1t is reported that
a court of inquiry is to be held, at which dll
the facts in regard to the recent movement
of the Army of the Potomac will be traced
out.
Army op the Potomac, Dec. 13.—Gen.
Meade will retain his present position as Com
mander-in-Chicf of this army.
A special to the New York Herald, dated
“Culpepper Court House, Dec. 12tb,” says:
Deserters from the rebel lines state that
large numbers of rebel soldiers will take ad
vantage of ibe amnesty offered in the Presi
dent’s Proclamation, ns soon as they can be
come acquainted with its provisions. It Is
averred that the soldiers would have come
overtons in bodies long since if they could
have been satisfied that they would not at
once have been impressed into the Union
service. They have been assured by their
officers that that wonld. bo the fate of every
deserter. No doubt a largo majority of the
North Carolina and border Statu troops arc
heartily sick of the war, and desirous of re
turning to their allegiance..
New York, Dec. 14.—The Washington
special to the New York Times says;
Both the rebel army and onr own are busy
constructing winter quarters. The indica
tions of quiet, never to be mistaken, are the
liberal granting of furloughs by corps com
ynnndcrs, and return to camps of exiled sut-
The three years’ men arc rapidly re-enlist
ing.
The reconnaissance on Friday by the Ist
Massachusetts and Ist Vermont, unacrMajor
Janeway, toward Spcrryville, furnished a
little fight with a detachment of the Gth Vir
ginia, hut developed no other force.
FROM ST. LOUIS.
[Special Dispatch to the Chicago Tribune.]
St.Louib, Dec. 14, 1663.
A stampede of rebel prisoners took place
last night at the Gratiot ptreet prison. They
dug a tunnel from the lamp room closet to
the cellar of an adjoining building, and
eleven succeeded in escaping before the rush
was discovered. They were chiefly deserters
and citizen prisoners.
Gen. Hovey, Assistant Inspector General
has been inspecting 'troops in this vicinity
to-day by order of the War Department.
A soldier of the 2Sth Illinois. Cavalry at
tacked a member of the Provost Guard last
night for asking for his pass, and was shot
in the leg by the guard.
St. Louis, Dec. 12,—Michael Powers, Pay
master of the North Missouri Railroad Com
pany, was robbed on Thursday of $23,000,
while preparing to proceed.up the road to
pay the monthly salaries to* the employees.
The money was taken from a room in which
he had temporarily placed it. It is thought
that the robbeiy was comltted by some one
in the employ of the Company. The loss will
fall upon rowers’ bondsmen. '
The Chief of. Police has left at the banks
and banking houses tbe numbers. of $280,000
worth of Treasury notes, .in 20’s andSO’s, re
questing bankers not to take them, as they
had been stolen.. This .indicates that another
immense robbery has taken place, the par
ticulars of which arc yet kept secret.
The scheme of Fremont, Leonidas Hasklll,
and McKinstiy, for baying out tbe railroads
in Missouri, will fail, on account of the
known impecnnioslty of the proposed pur
chasers.
Three hundred negroes, from Boone county,
have been sent to join the negro regiment
forming at Jefferson City.
The War Department has sent on an order
to pay the old regular army premium of two
dollars for each negro recruit.
FROM ST. PAUL.
[Special Dispatch to the Chicago.Tribtme.]
St. Paul, Minn., Doc. 11,1363.
CoL Fry telegraphs Capt. Saunders that
the Minnesota Mounted Rangers, who Imve
just been mustered out, can rc-cnlist os vete
rans In the new cavalry regiment which is
being raised for-State service, and receive
?402 bounty. These arc the most favorable
terms offered anywhere, as they were In ser
vice less than a year.
Capt Fiske, of the Overland Expedition,
and Col. Marshall, of the 7th Minnesota,
reached their homes in this city last evening.
The people will vote on the proposed
bonus to the Superior Road, to-morrow. The
Opposition hold a meeting to-night and arc
very active, though, it * 8 n °t probable they
con defeat the measure.
FROM BELOIT.
[Special Dispatch to the Chicago Tribune.]
Bcloit, Dec. 14,15G3.
The quota for this city nnder the next draft
is fifty-four. Though we have scut 107 men
above onr credits, we still propose to honor
at eight all of Uncle Sam's drafts. The city
voted on December sth, to pay volunteers to
the number of fifty-four, the sum of S2OO each,
additional bounty.. In the evening of Dec.
9th we had enlisted 55 men. The same
bounty will enlist one hundred men just os
cosily. In these times can any town or
city show a better record ? Other towns ad
joining are following the example and this
week vote upon a similar appropriation to
fill up their quotas.
It is refreshing to notice a movement in
Congress to have sab-districts credited to
the amount of men sent into the Add. Under
the present arrangements we* furnish equally
os many men as Copperhead localities that
have done nothing comparatively heretofore.
FROM CAIRO AMD BELOW.
[Special Dispatch to the Chicago Tribune.]
Cairo. Dec. 14, 1863.
We have had several arrivals from Mem
phis to-day, the . latest being the steamer
Hillman, Cayton Capt,, Wilcox, Clerk, bring
ing papers to the 12th and 13th Inst., but no
news of any kind worth telegraphing.'
The Hillman made the trip in just twenty
four hours.
A steam packet arrived here during the
afternoon, bringing Adjt. Gen.. L. Thomas
and staff cn route for St. Louis. The Gener
al is slightly ill from fever.; He speaks hope
fully of the ultimate success of his operations
in organizing colored troops and other move
ments inaugurated and being inaugurated be
low. Gen. Thomas was received by Gen.
Reid, commanding this post, with a salute of
11 guns from Fort Cairo.
Wc learn from Columbus this morning that
Capt Frank Moore and a detachment of the
2d Illinois cavalry have within a few days
whipped another gang of guerillas, captured
about twenty prisoners, and driven. the en
tire band from their tramping ground, which
was down among the cane-brakes at New
Madrid bend.
BoL Street himself, the leader of the gang,
had a narrow escape from capture.
The Belle Memphis brought up 150 prison
ers, yesterday, from Memphis, .and started
them for Alton on the steamer White Cloud.
Jackord, of this city, who was badly beaten
by the brothers Keller, deserters, lost week,
died from the injuries on Friday morning.
Be was a member of the 17th Illinois. The
murderers are still at large.
From It’ew Orleans*
New York, Dee. 14.—Advices from New
Orleans state.that Gen. Banks bad on attack
of lever, but not dangerous, which was the.
cause of hts going to New Orleans.
A bark was captured at the mouth of the
Bio Grande with a cargo valued at SIOO,OOO.
PROCEEDINGS OF CONGRESS.
SENATE.
Washington, Dec. 14, 1863.
Mr. DIXON of N. T., presented the peti
tion of a large number of assessors and as
sistant assessors, -asking for an increase of
compensation.
Mr. Dixon also gave notice of a bill amend
ing the conscription act in such manner os to
exempt all clergymen.
On motion ofMr. FOSTER of Conn., the
Senate proceeded to the election of the fol
lowing standing committees:
FoTdgnJleJatUmt.-siQinjic.Ti Chairman, Foster,
Doolittle, Harris, Johnson, McDoqeal.
.Finance—Fessenden, Qfcairman. Horne, Cowan,
Clark, Von Winkle, Conness.
Commerce —Chandler, Chairman. Morrill, Teh
Eyck, Morgan, Sprague, Bowden, Saulflhury.
Aprictifrure- ; -Bhcnnan, Chairman. Harlan, Wil
son, Lane of Kansas, Powell.
Military Affaire and Milit ia—Wilson, Chairman.
Lane of 'lndiana, Howard, Nesmith, Morgan,
Sprague, Brown.
■ Koval Affair*— Hale, Chairman. Anthony, Wil
ley. Bamsey, Harding. Hicks.
judiciary— Trumbull, Chairman. Foster, Ten
Eyck, Hams, Howard..Bayard, Powell.
JPoet Office and Jfaacfr—Collamcr, Chairman.
Dixon, Ramsey, Henderson,- Bowden, Conness,
Bncknlew.
JPuNie iandr—Harlan, Chairman, Pomeroy,
Foote, Harding, Carlisle, Hendricks, Dwight.
JYivataLena Claims-IS&rrle. Chairman. Sam*
ner, Howard, Bayard, McDongal..
Indian Jjfairs— Doolittle, Chairman Wilkin*
son. Lane of Kansas, Harlan, Nesmith, Brown,
Bnckalew.
Jkrwiojw.—Foster, Chairman: Revolutionary
Claims, Wilkinson; Claims Clerk District of Co
lumbia, Grimes. -• -
Pvllic EvUdlnce and Grounds— Foote.
Territories— Wade.
Expenta of Senate— Dlzou.
Evrjrotnd UUU— Lone, of Ihd.
Joint Standing Committee on Printing on the part
Of the Senate— Anthony.
Joint Committee on Enrolled. BUU on the pari qf
the Senate— Howe.
Joint Committee on Library , on the part of the
Senate— Collamcr.
OnhlUitcty Quota? cf the respective States—Wil
son, of Maes.
Mr. HALE, of N. H., having obtained
unanimous consent, introduced a bill more
effectually to repress the rcbcllion’by prohib
iting the holding in servitude of any person
in the country except on contract. Ordered
to be printed.
Mr. WILKINSON, of Minn., introduced a
bill to extend the benefits of the act of Con
gress, July2d, 16C2, grantingpcnslons to per
sons wounded In the Indian wars in Minne
sota.
Referred to Committee on Pensions. Ad
journed*
HOUSE.
Washington. Dec. 14,15G3.
A large number of resolutions on various
subjects were Introduced and referred.
FERNANDO WOOD, of N. Y., introduced
a resolution providing for the appointment
of commissioners to go to Richmond, with a
view* of arranging for the termination of the
bloody, destructive and inhuman war, and
securing pcaconndcr the Constitution, upon
terms of justice and equality.
Mr. WASHBDENE, of HL, moved to lay
the resolution on the table. Carried, Yeas
l“8. Nays 50.
The SPEAKER announced the standing
committees, the chairmen of which are as
follows:
CHAIRMEN OP HOUSE COMMITTEES.
Election*.— Dawes, of Mass. Ways and Means,
Stevens of Fa.
Claims.— Hale, of Pa. Commerce, Waahhurnc,
of 111. .
-Puttie Land?.— Julian of Ind.
Poet Office and Poet Hoads.—M\ej of Moss.
. District (f Columbia.— Lovejoy, of HI.
Judiciary.- Wilson, cl lowa.
1 Petdullonary Claim?.— Price, of lowa.
PuMieJZtfendiluree.— Hnrlbnt, of N. Y.
Private Land Claims.— Thayer, of Po.
AAznv/acfvrer#.—Moorhead, of Fa.
Agriculture. —Clay, of Ky.
Indian Affiairs. —Windam, of Minn.
J tUitary Affiairt.—"Rice, of Maps.
Foreign Affiairs.—U. Winter Davis, of Md..
Territories.— Ashley, of O.
PetotuiicnaryPermone.&lA{\\c)d\i'a, of N. Y.
Invalid Pennons.— Whaler, of West Va.
Hoads and Canale.— Arnold, of IIL
Patents.— Jencks, of It. I.
Puttie Buildings and Grounds.— Rice, of Me.
Perised and Unfinished Business.— Boyd, of Mo.
Mileage.—JUMunon, of Dl.
Accounts.— Rollings, ofN. H.
Expenditures of the State Department.—PDse, of
Maine. •
Expenditures ofthe Treasury Department.— Amos
Myers, of Pa.
Expenditures qf the War Department.—Dem
ining.
Expenditures cf the Aery Department—Baxter,
of N. T.
Expenditures qf the P. O.Department.— Pomeroy,
of n. y.
Expenditures of the Interior Department.—Shan
non, of Cal.
Expenditures on Public Buildinns. —Longyear, of
Mich.
LUrary.— Frank, of N. T.
Printing.-A. W. Clark, of N. Y.
Enrolled BUls.-Cotib, of Wls.
A large number of bills aud resolutions ou
numerous subjects were introduced aud re
ferred.
Mr. MERRILL, of Vt., Introduced a. joint
resolution, authorizing the President to give
the Government of Great Britain the notice
required for the termination of the Reciproci
ty Treaty of June sth, 1854, and moved its re
ference to the Committee on ‘Ways, and
Means.
Mr. WARD, of N. T., moved an amend
ment, to refer the resolution to the Commit
tee on Commerce, Adopted.
Ho also introduced a joint-resolution for
the appointment of Commissioners to nego
tiate a new Treaty of Reciprocity with Great
Britain, for the British Provinces of North
America, based on the true principle of reci
procity.
Referred to Committee on Commerce.
Mr. ELLIOTT of Mass., introduced a bill
to establish a bureau of emancipation. Re
ferred to a select committee.
Mr. DAVIS of Md.; introduced a bill pro
viding for the election of representatives
from the States of Tennessee and Louisiana.
Referred to Committee on Elections.
Mr. STEVENS of Pa., introduced a bill
granting public land in old of the People's
Pacific Railroad Company, by the northern
route. Referred to select committee. Also
introduced a bill to fix the pay of colored
ehoplains and musicians. Referred to Com
mittee on Military Affairs. Mr. Stevens also
introduced a bill to fix the time for holding
elections for representatives to Congress, and
to enable soldiers vote for State officers.
Referred to Committee on Judiciary.
Many other bills were. Introduced and re
ferred, including a bill enabling Colorado
and Nebraska to form State Governments,
and provide for their admission into tbo
Union, and a bill providing a temporary
Government for the territory of Montaro.
Both of which were referred to the Commit
tee on Territories.
Also a bill providing for recruiting negroes
in insurrectionary districts. Referred to the
Committee on Military Affairs.
Mr. TEAMAN, of Ky., introduced a bill for
the restoration of civil authority in such
States as arc not under the control of the re
bellion. Referred to the Committee on
Judiciary.
Several bills were Introduced and referred
to tbo Committee on Judiciary to repeal the
fogitivo slave law, and to amend the Consti
tution so as to abolish slavery in all the
States.
Mr. LOYEJOY. of HI., introduced a bill
providing that all persons held to slavery in
the States and Territories shall be declared
free. All persons so declared free shall be
protected the same os white men by
the Constitution. Any one seizing such
freed persons to reduce them to slavery .shall
be declared guilty of high, misdemeanor, and
on conviction punished. Also a bill to pro
tect freedmen audio provide for punishing
those who attempt to enslave them. Refer
red to Judiciary Committee.
Mr. ARNOLD, of HI, introduced a bill to
aid the President in carrying out the imme
diate execution of the Emancipation Procla
mation of January Ist, 1803, and prohibiting
the rcinslavcmcnt .of persons designated
therein. Referred to the Judiciary Commit
tee. ’ ■
Mr. WASHBURNE, of HI., introduced a
bill reviving tbe grade of Lieutenant General,
aid authorizing the President to confer it
on any officer not below the grade of Major
General, who has distinguished himself by
courage and skill, &c. Referred to Com*
mittce on Military affairs.
Mr. Wilson, of lowu, introduced a bill to
amend the Constitution, declaring slavery in
compatible with free Government, and is
therefore prohibited In the United States, and
servitude Is prohibited, save for the punish
ment of crimes; and Congress shall have
power to enforce IMs provislon by appropri
ate legislation.' Referred to the Judiciary
Committee.
FERNANDO WOOD submitted tbe follow
ing resolutions:
WnBSBAB.The President in bis message deliv
ered to this House on the Otu Inst., and in hla re?
commendation-to the people to assemble at their,
places of worship to give thanks to God for recent
victories, claims that the Union cause has gained
important and substantial advantage. And
Whereas, In view of these triumphs, it Is no
longer beneath our dignity nor Cancerous to onr
safety to evince a generous magnanimity becom
ing a great and powerful pcopleT>y offering to the
insurgents an opportunity to return to tho Union
without imposing upon them degrading or de
structive conditions; therefore, -
JteolteiU That the President bo requested to ap
point three Commissioners, who shall be empow- :
ered to open negotiations with the authorities at
Richmond, to the end that this bloody, des tractive
and inhuman war shall cease, and the Union bo.
restored upon terms of equity, fraternity and
equality under the Constitution.
Mr. WASHBURNE, oi HL, moved the reso
lution be laid on the table. Agreed to—yeas,
OS; nays, 59.
On motion of Mr. CRAVENS, of New
York, a'resolution was adopted instructing
tbe Committee on Military Affairs, to inquire
Into the expediency of providing for the pay
ment of losses of property, taken or destroy
ed during Morgan’s raid in Ohio and In
diana.
Mr. HOLMES offered a resolution, that this
Is not a war of subjugation, hut so soon as
the enemy lay down their* arms it ought to
cease. Laid over. •
Mr, FINCKE, of Ohio, offered a resolution
to much the same effect. Laid over.
A resolution was offered that, the Senate
concurring, when the two Houses adjourn
onFxiday next, it be to Wednesday, tbe 6th
day of, January, Passed—9Q to 41. House
adjourned.
Markets by Telegraph.
Cincinnati Marks *•
[Special Dispatch to the Chicago 1 Tribune.!
Cincinnati, Doc. 14,1333,
Pbotzbionp—Three was a pretty gt nerel disposi
tion to sell met? porfennd lard, and the demand was
light. The U. 8. Commissary took 4,DC brls prime
mess, at prices ranging from $17.50317.90, * * tom wbicll
the discount on the securities secured in p 'ayuient is
to ba deducted. SOO brfs city mess sold at t and
800 tres prime city lar£ M 12c. Lard Is offer. freely
at this rate.
Bulk Mzats.— We heard of Bales of 1,108 hai Tl3 * s
.4 weeks In salt, at Stfc, pieces of new. ,a ? ar ’
cured hams at 123fc.
.WnisaT— I The demand was active and price 1 2c
higher, with sales of 1,500 brtt- at 83&3SXC—theta ttcr
fori wagoa. The demand continues chiefly spesu 'i**
tive.
fEoos—T&eweather was favorable to-day butbnj -
ers were rather backward In the morning; towards
the close there was more spirit manifested, and Hogs
avcragugZOCKtoSSO ns were taken at $7.103738. The
receipts were bnt 2,000 bead as shown by the books,
but were ranch larger than this owing to the fact that
alnrgo portion oftbeway bills were not in time to
make up the tables. Receipts since Saturday cannot
have fallen short of 7,000 .head. The- rates were : 800
averaging 200 Bs, at $7.15; 800 averaging 160 tbs, at
$6.50; 170 averaging 100 SB, at SWS ;*2ll> averaging 800
Ss, at $7.25; CO averaging 200 ss, at s7do; 393 averag
ing 210 Ss, at $7.25; 300 averaging JlB5 Ss, at $5.90; 230
averaging 170 Ss. at $6.79.
New York Stock m
md Money Market.
Ksw Yobs. Dec. 11.1863.
Slocks better, ■with a fair business, closing strong. 1
C. &R. I 105 V M. S. 80k
C. & 2». Vf 45k lU.C.scrtp.b. 10 117*
F.EtTY.&C 82k A.*T.H.....i 57k
rieTe.&Tol Hsk Harlem 89
O.&C „ .108k Enc prfil * 102 X
C.&PUtS 107 N.Y.C.. IJCJk
Erie .106k Fac. Bloh anw
Huoeon ; 122k Quicksilver Co CBk
Kearluc .119k Mo. 6e 66k
M. C 137« C.. B. & Q 115k
_ OOVSBHICXST BTOOSS.
Government stocks quiet and steady.
O.S.Cs ’Sl.rcgtd Iftix 17-303 4..*..105 X
lyrccrt 96*2 |
monst- Easy, with a fair demand.at6XS7 per cent.'
Surlli gexetarge quiet at 161J+016IM-
Golcjntenlar a.d unset clad—opcnlcg at 150. decile-
closing heavy at
Now York WcrklyDßank Statement"
Pec. 14.
Recreate In loans
Recreate in specie
Decrcsto in circulation.
Increase In deposits....
New York Market.—Dee. 14.
Cotton—lc better and less doing. 83c for middling
upland*.
FLOcn—More active and shipping grades Sc higher.
(CXOSGAO for extra State, chiefly $6,1006.15; 37.40
07.5! for extra U H O; $7.60®9.50 for trade brands.
Market closing firm.
TViuskkt—Market opened steady and closed heavy
at Ss£S*c for State ana Western.
Guain—Wheat—More active and fully 1c better, at
4UCOI.4GW for Chicago Spring; 11.1fe1.13 for Mil
waukee Club; (L 45&1.50 for amber Milwaukee; $1.51
01.57f0r Winter Red Westerns $1,031.63 for amber
Michigan; $1.63 for White Western. Corn—Very
lion and in fair demand at 8i.33K01.2l tor
shipping mixed Western la store; chiefly $1.21; an
' sound, $1.33. Oats—Market opened steady and closed
heavy at K»09lo for Western and State. 23,u00 ha
handsome Western sold late Saturday evening at 93c,
in store.
WooL-Finu; nothing of moment doing.
Petboxecu—Dull.
Provisions—Pork dull and heavy at 817.13Jf3t7.25
foroldMcsS; $15,50 for new do; *13013.50 for new
prime; stG.so£il7 for new prime Mess. Beef-Quiet
and steady. Bacon—Sides dull and nominally an
chanced. Dressed Hogs—Dull and lower, at
for Western, and 7*@Sc foriCity. Lard—Quiet and
unchanged; sales 500 oris, 10th January, at lie. But*
tor—Finn at 20026 c for Ohio; 27333 c for State.
- Cheese—Qniet at 1.«31Gc for common to prime.
BuOalo Markets—Dec* 14*
Flour steady.
Chain—Wheat quiet and firm. Cora la fair dc
uand at 81-8501.19. Other grains Una and un
hanged. •
TVmsxT—Firm at S3c. ' •
Expoets—l2,ooo brls of Flour; 4.000 ba Corn.
Stock of Wheat in Milvratibeo.
[From this morning’s Sentinel.]
■ The stock of wheat in store hero is estimated at
ahont £OO,OOO bn—leas than half the amount in store at
the corresponding date last year.
Fucking at Louisville.
[From tbe Louisville Journal—Dee. 12.
Hogs—Dull. Slaughtering at thepork-homes will be
closed probably by Saturday. There are about 2,000
bead expected to arrive yet. Tbe number killed dar
- log the season around tbe falls, up to thh> evening, la
Detroit Lumber Market-Dec. 12.
[From the Detroit Adv.]
Tbe mild weather has lent a new impetus to build
ing operations, and tbe demand has consequently Im
proved, but there is no quotable change in prices
except as regards shingles, which are very plenty and
dull. Wo learn from the lumber regions that a strong
force has gone into tbe woods, and If the sleighing
turns out good,* very large amount cf logs will be
got out. in that event the trade will no doubt prove
a healthy one next season, ns It seems morally impos
sible for prices to be otherwise than well sustained,
InTiewofthcolcDtlfulnessof money, and tbe enter
prising spirit manifested all over the country. We
omit oar tabic of prices this week, except for shin
gles, which are dullat $l4O for No. 1 sawed, and $5 AO
lorAlsbaved—
Philadelphia Seed Market—Dec* 13,
Clover is Id demand at (7.0007.50 pB4 a. Timothy
Is selling at $3 5002.75, and flaxseed $3.15 p bn.
Cleveland Grain Market—Dec. 12. »
Wheat—Receipts small and market steady with a
light demand, sales last evening 7 cars red on track
aisl.S.% and 1 car amber at (1.23. Corn—Receipts
light and holders very Arm at $1.16 from store. Oils
—Steady local demand and moderate receipts. Sales
3 cars on track at 75c. Barley—Doll. Sale tear on
track at $1.20. Rye—Holders flrmiat St J5.
TSTetn aubertisements.
"REST BUSINESS PROPERTY
JLP AND CHOICEST RESIDENCES.—Lake street
property; Laealls street near Lake, and near Ban*
dolpb; Post Office corner of Clark and Monroe; nlso
on Clark north of Monroe; Randolph near Dearborn;
layer and Manmac taring Mocks: choicest Residence
and Residence Lots lu the three Divisions.
deis.Bsl6.lt TQOF. D. BRYAN & CO., Bryan Hall.
cm gular denotoient.
VO Some of oar readers may remember hearnlg
last winter of a traveler finding near the foot of the
Pyramids a Cartes do Vlslto of a beautiful young
!atlr. The picture ho discovered was taken utEV
TLIsiTT’S, 157 Lako-street. He applied there; the
lady's name was given him, and only last week he
led her to the altar bymenial. Cartes dcVislto still
?2 per dor. HAT NIAS, Agent.
del3-f155T.1t
QUKGERT FOR THE SPECIAL
iO treatment of diseases of the
EYE AND EAR,
No. 117 South Clark street, Chicago. Office hoars
from 10 to 12 and 2to 4. Address Dr. J. B. WALKED,
Post Office Box 2327.. ; dels-5621.1t ,
A TTEKTIOK,. SIB KNIGHTS.
J\. A stated conclave of Apollo Commanding No.
1; Knights Templar, will be held at their Asylum,
•Masonic Temple, this (TUESDAY) evening, Dec. 15,
at 7K o'clock. J. A. MONTGOMERY,
dels-8612-lt ■ Recorder.
Teeth positively ex
tracted • __
WITHOUT PAIN,
Dythenpeof the new Anaesthetic—the “Mnhrlteof
Oxygen,” or Improved Nitrons Oxld, at the Dental
Booms of Dr*. RUSH & NOBLE, 136 Clark street.
dels*Cll-2tnet -
JKSTRUCTIOK m GERMAN
FOB
LADIES AND GENTIEHEX.
lognlre in Newsroom, 268 State street. del^alSMt
AKGE STOCK
RICH GIFTS
FOB
CHRISTMAS,
AT
BLISS & SHARP, 144 Lake-st.
dcls-c&Mt
JpiPROYED BREED OF HOGS.
MOBS FORK AND LESS CORN.
Persona desirous of a breed of Hoes that will give
the largest amount of pork from the least corn, arc
inviteuto call at
SUMMIT STATION, COOK COUNTY,
On tbe Chicago and Bt. Louis Railroad, or to address
tho subscriber, care of Hon. John Wentworth, of
Chicago. tCels*ssQ.2tdAW] HENRY HAY.
gTAYES AND HEADING.
Flour Barrel Staves and Circled Heading,
THOMAS HALE,
2 North WelH-strcct.
For sale by
drtfr-ESSI-lw
TVEEF, BEEP.—Bids in duplicate
JTP will he received from first bands and citizens
loyal to tbe Union, directed to the undersigned, care
of Captain Gcorpf K. Weber, C. S., Springfield, Illi
nois, nntll 12 M. Decembrrl.th.lS63, wheo-the same
will bo publicly opened and read, for furnishing
FEEBH BEEF
To all the troops of the United States in Sangamon
County, Illinois, Including Camp Bat; er s nd Tates,as
may be required by tho C. S. stationed at Springfield,
Illinois, for four montbs, or such less time as tbe Com*
mUsary General may direct, commencing on the Ist
Cay of January, 1861.
Theßecftobc sound And wholesome, in alternate
fore and hind quarters or ports thereof,
’rod kidney tallow to be excluded-.quarters to be
trimmed as required by the regulations of tho U. S.
Subsistence Department,) to he of steers over five
Tears of nee, and weighing not less than one thousand
two hundred pounds gross.
Tbe accepted Md will form tbe basis of a written
contract, of usual form and conditions. .
A bond in the sum of three thousand dollars, signed
by the contractor and two good and sufficient sore*
ifee, will be required. ,
Payments to bo mnde monthly. In such funds astrsy
he supplied by the Treasury. t , ~
Bids Worn o firm must specify tho name andaddress
of each member thereof.
Bids will not be received from parlies who have
previously failed to comply with their bids or con
tract, nor from partiet who ore not present to respond
to their bids.
-• This advertisement win be part of the contract, and
a printed copy of U must he bU.
de15*517-St Lt.Col., A^C.G.S.
I SSISTANT QUAHTERMAS
/w TEH’S OFFICE,
Chicago, m.. Dee. 11,1%3.
Proposals will bo received at this Office nnttl Fri
day, the iSlb test- for the erection at "Wright's Grove,
near Chicago, of Temporary Barracks for the accom-.
modatlon of two hundred and fifty men, with quarters
forolßcers the contractor to famish every thing re*
anlred lor the cow pletlon of the work.
Each bidder will submit plans, elevations and sec*,
liens,.with his proposals, and statt* the time In which
the work will he completed if awarded to him.
Ko hid will bo received unless accompanied by tho
written guarantee of two well known and responsible
persorr, obligating themselves to enter into bonds
with tho bidder provided the contract is awarded to
him.
An oath of allegiance mast accompany each bid,
and bidden* most he present and signify their accept
ance at the time of opening the bid*, which will be at
2£o, p. m„ on the 18th. last.
Froro?r.ls not corresponding with the above condl
tlonswillberfjectcd. • •
The undersigned reserves the right to reject any or
all bids ifin his opinion they are unreasonable, or if
there be otber emuclent cause fornot accepting them.
Proposals most bo enclosed in a sealed envelope,
addressed to fche undersigned and endorsed “ Propo
sals for Erecting B^^ordcr:
Capt, and Aaat.Qcar.Mas,
d'pJP-.r.C*-4t
Ncto Stobmtemeuts.
J} IT R S.
LADIES FURS,
Mink, Sable, Ermine, &c.,
IN GREAT VARIETY,
FOE THE HOLIDAY TEADE.
J. A. SMITH & CO.,
de!s-E591-2w
~p|'ATS AND CAPS,
Gent’s and Boys 9
IHATS AND CAPS,
NEW STYLES,
THE HOLIDAYS,
JUST RECEIVED.
J. A. &DTII & CO., 118 Lake St.
dels-8591-2w
Elegant and costly
STOCK- OF
PURS
(From one of 'thfc most extensive Importing hoot*'*
ib Broadway, New York,)
AT AUCTION.
ON TUESDAY, Dec. 15th. at 2 o’clock P. M.. at* Bat
tere* Auction Hearns, .103.105 and iWDearborn street,
Portland Block, comei* Washington. The stock 13 a
large and valuable one for ladies’,misses’and ch 11-
dren’s wear, consisting of lindson Bay, Mexican*
Bermuda and River Sable. Mink, Grecian, stone
Martin, Royal Ermine,Ccrraan and Russian Fitch •
Siberian Squirrel, French and Canadian Mink, ana 1
every description of fashionable fors, In Carriage and
Cardinal Cloaks, Talmas. Cardinal Capes, Half and
Quarter Capes, Collaraj Vlclorlnes, Mtxife, 4c. Also,
5371.545
660,311
13,337
1,830,060
Carriage and Sleigh Robes,
Of Black, Polar and Hudson Bay Bear, Wolf, Fox,
Raccoon, Ginnette, Ac. Also; a variety of
Gents’ Collars, Caps and Gloves.
This stock has Just been received from one of the
oldest and most extensive Importing houses In New
York city, and may be relied npoo in every particu
lar. Every article has been manufactured expressly
for this season’s best city retail trade, and arc of the
latest and most fashioi able styles.
dclS-sSSC-U W. A. BUTTERS A CO., Auct’s.
REAL estate
FOR SALE BY
SAMUEL GEMR,
114 Dearborn Street.
IVORTM SIDE.
50x1(0 feet N.W. cor. of Ontario and St. Clair streets,
with two frame house.’.
New frame house on Wendell street, between La
sclle and Wcllsstrcets. Price, (3,300—tw0 stories with
brick basement.
50>1C0 feet on Illinois street, between Cass and Wol
cott streets.
ITEST SIBE.
■ 131x125 feet on fi.K. cor. of Adams and Loomis
streets, fronting Jctfcrson Park. Price, 40 per foot
very cheap.
£6x125 feet 6.W. cor. of Peoria and Jackson streets.
A large and handsome r< sfdcnce lot on N.W. cor. of
Mouroe and Rucker streets.
6Sxi2S feet N.W. cor. of Green and Tyler streets.
£0x125 feet on Peoria street, between Van Boren
andTylcrstreets.
60x115 feet N.E. cor. of Carroll and Peck streets, two
blocks from Union Pork—with trees, evergreens and
fence.
ICO feet front on Lake street, N.E. cor. of Oakley
street.
Fine water lot, well docked, on river, cor. of 23i!
(Sontb)'strcet—l+l feel en river and 230 feet oa 23d
street—will be sold at a bargain.
Also, 100 lots In “Johnston, Roberta and Store’s Ad
dition,” situated on Wells, Franklin, Market, Pcar-
Bon, Oak.WendelL wnia and Elm streets, in North
Division. __
SAMUEL GET3R,
111 Dearborn street. Rooms 10 and 13.
dels-»4SO-U
ANYTHING ON EARTH
Desired by parties can be obtained AT LOWEST
rapH PRICE, and forwarded by ordering through
WILSON & UNDERWOOD,
PURCHASING AGENTS,
No. 8 Hoatd of Trade Building, Chicago, HI,
N. B.—Particular attention given to the selection
and forwarding of presents for the coming holidays.
dels-*392-lt W. 4 U.
IJI H E ONLY
ESCI.USIVEZ.-ff
Wholesale Toy House
IN CHICAGO,
Is PEUGEOT’S, 108 Lake Street.
TOTS
Of my own Importation,
POE SAIE TO
THE TRADE ONLY,
At Less PRESENT New York Prices,
P. PEUGEOT,
des-rST6-3t-EA tuas-i net * 103 Lake street.
SIOO REWARD
FOR a medicine that will curs
COUGHS,
INFLUENZA,
TICKLING OF THE THROAT,
WHOOPING COUGH,
OR RELIEVE
CONSU3IPTITE COUGH,
AS QUICK AS
COB’S
GOUGH BALSAM.
O. O. CLARK & CO.,
New Haven, Conn., Proprietors,
LORD & SMITH, 23 Lake St, Chicago,
DQli-pSsS.Sot.pet.e.i. tat General Western Agents.
j^cPHAIL’S
STAR PIANO FORTES.
A. 10. SSeFhail & Co.
Of Boston, have Jnstbrousht outa new Plano Forte,
called the “ SMALL STAR.” Is has the beautiful
Star Scale, Improved Action, Harp and Forte Pedals,
Fall Iron Frame, with Rosewood Case, Overstrung
Bass, and Seven Octaves In Compass. Tbe musical
profession of Boston have pronounced It
“The Best Small Plano Ever Made.”
Parlies who want a small. Plano fora small room
ehonld by all means purchase one of these lastm
meats.
For sale wholesale and retail-by
H.T. MERRILL & CO.,
113 Street, Chicago.
EVERT INSTRUMENT WARRANTED.
delj-BSI2-St-sA-TiTn-cet
MARSH & CO.,
Manufacturers and Wholesale Dealers in
MEN’S AND BOYS’
CLOTHING,
. lUEKISHBTG GOODS,
EUEBER 6©OB§,
67 Lake Street,
ocfra7itK2m-TU war-net
SECOND-HAND SAFES.
1 Dnryec & Forsyth, - Cost 31G5 at SUO.
. . Cost SIBO at $125.
I Wilder’s, -
1 Daridso&’s,
1 Lillie’s,
1 Herring's Doable Door, Cost $275 at $l5O.
AUta'cenwithinlheUstweekla Exchange for oar
new ana elegant
GREAT AMERICAN SAFES.
FOR SALE BY - , ,
F, W, PRATT, ISLasalle-dt.
delS’S&Mmet
CHRISTMAS GIFTS
GIFT BOOK HOUSE.
At this old and popular House can be found a well
selected stock of Gift Books, Annals, Juvenile and
Toy Books, Bibles, Prayer Books. Albums, <tc„&c.,
which, for variety and richness, will compare favora
bly with any In the city.
JAMES DU7PY, of the Tremont Honso Cigar Store,
paid ns $1.25 fora hook and was given a Breakfast
Castor.
JUVENILE AND TOY BOOKS,
JUVENILE AND TOY BOOKS,
JUVENILE AND TOY BOOKS,
JUVENILE AND TOY BOOKS,
W. J. JOHNSON, the Clark street Confcctloneer,
bonchtacojy ofßyroi/s Poems and received a Bat
ter Dish.
If persons wanting Albums will look the city over,
and then come toGa..wewlll satisfy them that we are
selling a GOOD About for LESS money than any
other dealer in the city.-
MIw.'W.'W.DbWOLF,Dixon, Ul_ sent us an order
for’Albums and we gat* her a llnoting Caao Gold
. Lerrr Watch.
:
“Letter? to the Joneses,*' and recalved a beautiful
Batter Dish.
, NEW BOOKS ! HEW BOOKS !
. By the best authors. Thejar&'&emostentertalalng
•boors published. Suitable for the parlor;- library,
- railroad or soldiers reading.
Copies ofanvef the following, or any otVr bools
published, will be sent to anr adur**93, togetherwltli
a fine gift, on receipt of the price ot the work wanted.
Any person sending us an orderfor.’ijn of these cooks
will be given any JIAO book and gifrthey may select.
L.mjrfdjow’s Poems. 3 vols
Wdlttlcr’s Poems. 2 vols 2.50
TeißTßon’aPoems. 3vols 2AO
The Days ofS&oddy. By the anther of‘Shoulder
.Ifraps,*’ .-LSO,
Ernest Lin wood. By Caroline Lee Hei St, IJO
Shoulder Straps.--By Henry M0n0rd......i LSO
Fatal Marriage. By
Rejected Ultc. By Ann 5.5tephen5........2i50
"Was -re Scccrfbial. By the author of •’’Under
ca.'rants,” •* St. Ledger, 1 " &c ........... IJSO
Habits of Good Society.. I^o
Husks. ByMarloaHarlaiid....'. «.*...i IZO
••peculiar.'* By Epcs Sarcest. 1.50
Renan’s Life of JesCß ~ ....... Lso*
Broken Columns Lso*
Peter Corrafline. BrCr.rollne Chesebro 1.30
Hannah Thurston. BY Bayard Taylor. .*... U0
My I arm nf Edgwood. By Tku Marvel .*..-1.50
Light on toadowed Partis. By T.S.Anhur...*..' >.23
Louie’s Last .Term. By the author of “Bntledge,” 1,25
Letters to tae'Joneses. By Theoab h25
Souudlncs from the Atlantic. Bv O. W. Holmes. 1.23
Talcs ofa Wayside Dm- Bv H-W. Longfellow—. L 25
Pei lions Ad ventures In the Far West -103
New Homes and n Strings People. By tlie author
of “A Hide with Kit Carson,**..... ->.23
Tlie Orphift Lroy. By throuthorof *•
Perils of Fast Living. BvChss.2ordcU.... L 35
Lights and Shadows of# Pastor's Life. By S. 11. -
Elliot - .155
The Ramrod Broken 1.00
Give our establishment a trial, and we will satisfy
you that ours is- life most liberal Gift Book HoasJdn
the country. Hatsember.oar store Is directly nnaer
the Mascara. SeadstampibrPrlceLlst andTernuto
Agent*. • __
T.. W. JURIO,
delS-sCS-lt lISEiSDOLPH ST'-.KET.
TRSMMDOUS
REDUCTION
1 x
DOOTS ft SHOES.
Having received peremptory orders to close off
consignments by January Ist, and desiring to make
room for spring goods, we will offbr at auction the
Largest Stock of Custom Slade
BOOTS MB SHOES
Held In this city, in Jots to salt the wants of purchas
ers. Regular goods and regular sizes. Sales to com*
mence Dscz scuts 13in, at 10 A. M. prompt, and con-
Inac every TUESDAY” AND THURSDAY nntll
January Ist. Goods willheoffered at auction prices
to parties at private salc-who And It loconrenleut to
attend oar sales.
GORE, WILSON & GO.,
"Wholesale Auctioneers of Boots and Shoes,
54 Lake-st, Chicago.
del3-sSCC-6t tu Tnasanet. 9
POSITIVELY
GREAT REDUCTION
IN PRICES OF
BOOTS & SHOES.
• AN EXTENSIVE VARIETY .OF
CAVALRY BOOTS
Constantly on hand.
1. P. FARNU.M,
lYliolcsalc Dealer. •
57 LAKE STREET. 57
dciS-sSS-St-ruani-nec
New Music Book.
PARLOE LUTE,
Containing Twenty New and Beautiful Songs, with
Piano forte accompaniment, will be sent postpaid to
any address upon the receipt of SO cents postal cur
rency.
H. HI. RIGGINS,
117 RANDOLPH STREET
CHICAGO, ILL.,
delO-52512-nct
Q.RE AT BARG A I-If S
ARE OFFERING IN
PAPES HANGINGS,
Borders, Decorations, Etc.
E. C*. E. FAXOJf,
70 liAICE STREET.
IBIBIDIDIIsra-,
THE MOST COMPLETE STOCK IS THE CITY.
Waitresses, Blankets, Comforters,
Feather Beds, Pillows, Etc.
The only place In the city to get
STEAM CI7!E» FEATHERS,
FREE FROM BAD ODOR.
WINDOW SHADES,
FIXTURES AND TRIMMINGS.
E. C. L. FAXON,
noUJ-pTSS-ntt 70 T.AIf E STREET.
QHAS. L. NOBLE,
WHOLESALE DEALEK 12?
CARBON AND KEROSENE OIL,
175 Lake Street.
«pl7-c€3S!y»DCt-
Q.EO. G. POPE
Wholesale Oil and Lam? Dealer,
13S CIAUK STREET,
de2rt92-60tsrr
CHICAGO, ILL.
Wrought Iron Pipe
AND FITTINGS FOE BAXS,
Atwboleftaleby B. T. C8A258 & BBO
anlfrkSSmet ICC, 104 and 106 West Lake street
. Cost $125 at $ 80.
- Cost $235 at SIOO.
TJEADQUARTERSFOR GENTS
XJ. AND BOYS LINEN COLLARS.
78 Nftfldolph Street, up-etain,
OverUcGralh’aPaperStorc. The best made at $1.7)
and S3-to per dozen; half dqcen at the same rate.
Call and It pays, T deWHOtnat
NUMBER 157.
Ncto Slhbcrtisciucnts.
CHICAGO
lit Ksndolph-iU, under the Husenm.
RICH GIFT BOOKS AND ANNUALS,
RICH GIFT BOOKS ASD ANNUALS.
RICH GIFT BOOKS AND ANNUALS,
RICH GIFT BOOKS AND ANNUALS.
PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS,
PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS,
PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS,
PHOTOGRAPH ALBUMS.
FAIIILT AND POCKET BIBLES,
FAMILY AND POCKET BIBLKS,
FAMILY POCKET BIBLES,
FAMILY AND POCKET BIBLES.
PORTFOLIOS, GAVTB AND PUZZLES,
PORTFOLIOS, OAMFB AND PUZZLES,
PORTFOLIOS, GAMES AND PUZZLES,
PORTFOLIOS, GAMES'AND PUZZLES.
SEND TOUR ORDERS TO
Ncto aibertisements.
AMERICAN' AND EUROPEAN"
FURS.
THOS. B. MORRIS & CO.,
107 lUndolph Street. Chlatfo*
of SO Broadway, X. Y.)
Furs, Hats and Caps.
EVERT VARIETY OF
UDtES*, €ESTS’ AVD CHILD REA FTBS,
sle*th Uobcc, BQffldo
HATS, CAPS,
BUCK GOODS, UMBRELLAS, CANS, GLOVES Ac..
In all the latest styles. • * *
IP“SIGN OF THE POLAR
Cash paid for Fare. AH good* warranted u repre
sented. 107 Randolph St., Chicago, lIL,
oc6n6H-9t Itewrunet
REMOVAL.
In contemplation of our change of location to the
near fim close marble front stores.
19 & 21 Lake Street,
On or about the Ist of January next.
We Invite an examination of our UNEQUALLED
ASSORTMENT of
SEASONABLE GOODS.
We shall offer SPECIAL INDUCEMENTS IN
PRICES upon decimole
JOB LOTS,
To rednee onr stock' of Worsteds, Woolens, Dress
Goods and Dry Goody generally. Buyers ,will bn
unable to duplicate our bargains many other market
boWen brothers,
Importers, Jobbers and Commission Merchants
73, 74 4. 76 IAKE STREET.
HOLIDAY HOODS.
mE, BEAUTIFUL MfD RAKE
ITOYELTIES
RECENT IMPORTATIONS.
XiBGANT VASES,
MANTLE ORNAMENTS,
PUNCH BOWLS,LIQUOR CASES,
ClffAfi STANDS, GLOVE BOXES.
WRITING DESKS,
JEWEL CASES AND STANDS.
[ DRESSED* CASES, BRONZES.
Every grade of
CTiiniy Terra Gotta, Bisque, Wedge-
Parian and lava Articles.
Also, a superb stock of
Silver Plated Goods,
C 3* THE BEST QUALITY*.
Aa early selection very desirable. An examination
(don? will satisfy. Price* as low as any house lu
the country.
BOWEN BROTHERS,
IMPORTERS, See**
72 Lake Street.
dc9-sl*-oot
HOLIDAY GOOD«.
CALX. AND EZAIOZNE
One of the finest selected stocks of
SILVER WA RE
EVER OFFERED IN THIS MARKET.
GjM Watches (Swiss and American^
LadiSS > " rbfttftlnfn and T.Pimtinft fThninu f
Of the most exquisite workmanship.
Pearl Opera Glasses. Marble Clocks, Plated Tea Sets*
Coffee urns, lee Pitchers, (,'aator*,- Batter Dishes,
AlbalaCake Baskets nod Cups, very heavily plated
and riohly ornamented. A choice selection of
J E "W E E R. Y
Of the latest and most approved styles. Sliver and
rear! Cant Cases, and a variety of articles for
CHRISTMAS PRESENTS.
NOWLIN & HcELWM,
57% Clark Street, Opposite Sherman House.
[dell-s3gmt.net J
WALWORTH, HUBBARD & 00.,
235 LIKE SXKEET,
Wrought Iron Pipe & BoilerFlne»
BRASS AHD IRON FITTINGS.
Steam and Water Ganges, Valves, Cocks,.
Whistles, Ac,
GIFFAED’S INJECTORS AND WORTIIINGTCN’a'-
Rubber andle&ther Belling, Packing Hose, &e«
Hot Water and Steam Heating Apparatus.
r-aSS-nISS-SmTT&TB net
WHOLESALE.
I am now receiving faom New Tort, hy
addition to my funner stock, the
BEST ASSORTMENT
OF ALL GRADES OF
CLOT EL I TVA3-,
TO BE FOUND IN THIS CITY, WHICH I Ail
NOW OFFERING FOB CASH ON
The Very Lowest Margin,
TO THE WESTERN TRADE.
Booms No. S3 Lake street, corner of Wahaab avenue,,
and 59 Lake street.
ASAJTEL PIEBCE.
no2o-rts6-lm-r nr&w-net
JJO FOR CHRISTMASI
RICH HOLIDAY PRESENTS.
The Largest, Most Useful and Voluble Ai-.
sortment of
PRESENTATION: GOOM
Ever offered In Chicago, at
117 IiASE
Consisting in part of Jewelry, Watches, Diamond*
Coral, Cameo, Peoria, New Patterns Silver-Qoodff.
Plated Ware, Parlor Clocks.Oil paintings, Bronze and
Parian "Work, Opera Glasses, Fans, Card Case*, and &
thousand articles ot beamy and loxnry. 'bose la
search of presents should notfnll to ylalt this popular.
and attractive store. _ _
de 6 ro»2wnet JAMES H. HOES.
JJAKHO2ST, GALE &..GO.,
WHOLESALE DEALERS DK
Staple and Fancy
BEY GOODS,
ITo. 58 Lake Street,
CHICAGO.
We Invite attention Co our layso tmA
vrcli assorted itocknow In store*
nolO-p£Sl-T*ni net _
OEIEXTAL POWDER CO.
Vl/ offer for sale a snpertor quality of
COPOWBEB,
Frotfl BH!c “Lze to Coano Ducking. SportßOcn arc
offered thu celebrated Diamond Grain Powder.
O. WKWCTAT.T- Jb.. A^CfiC.
IS Elver street.
del-rSU-Ktnet
NEW BUCKWHEAT FLOUR.
TTAnnANTED PURE.
Put up In barrels cr 175 pound iaicts. Orders from
tbe country promptly filled. SI’i;UASCE,PRE'TO2f
* CO., O'south v»ater atr«:e;. deltVdlSMLwt
TTENRT FEJLAIE SEIEtNAKY.
■ M The second term of this Institution, Vw.b.a.
Cooley, Principal, commences
Monday, January 4,
Board, $1.75 per week. room, rent included. Tui
tloD, from |1 to.s6; Music $lO per quarter.
Henry, Minima county, lIL. otll-s2*sjtnet
T\EPOT~ QTJARTEMXASTER’S
XJ OFFICE. Chicago, 111., Dec. 10th, 1863.
Notice to Owner* ol'innd Occupied by U.
ns Camp Dobblo*,
Parties Interested are requited to file their claims
In this office, staling the exact »™wofMreiof
land or part* of acre* owned by them,now occupied
by the United State* at Camp Douglas. .
Aa soon as the tacts are, known la each case, I am
nrenared io par rent for the whole of the land ocea
nic J. pro rata, io all owner), frem the lime the eaa»
was turned over to the United Slates bribe State of
Tlllnnta. J. A* POP!hit,
dg|»sS6Mot Capt. and Q. M„ DcpofrQ. 31.
T7LEGAXT CHRISTMAS PRE&
IL RNTS.-Splendld Gold CoMPoamow Watchbs,
■mall lire for lady or medium for ganta,beaatlfUUy
eceroved Hunting Case a, full jeweled, sent free on re*
tend of *ls, Agent* wanted la every countyond rejrt
ment. on llberafterma. Send fl>r circular, AjlSiVm
pai.b * co..aa Broadway* New X«k« , 2
BQg,p3s»ln»*wi ‘

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