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OCT. lO, INfil.
Till JIMA1.
The Unity of Purpose.
Tho election 1ms fiuielly uhih1. The
Vnion ctuiilitliitr-s in tlii enmity nre elected
irithnnt opposition. Party ilitlVrotirrs lmve
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icd. Snxli an election diij'htw never laToic .
ruosed within tho range of our observation.
Plousing indeed would it he could Me ever
Witness sncli nnity of .ir,..,Ho ...,d notion.
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Our business transactions, our p.ditiotil 1
our Hoeiiil enjoyments, all Wonio ,
jimiKnifteant compared with the importance j
and magnitude of tlio eoiitliet in wliiili we ,
two now engaged. I
The geornpieal extent of the Imtllo-fiold i
extending from Maino to Californin; the im-,
mennc population of .T2,0n0,0l involved in I
thin, (no called) civil sliile; tiic almost J
incredible ninulier of 1 .0110,0110 of men
now being equipped and disciplined for ;
mortal conflict; the vast utvuniulution ol !
warlike munitiotiH, mid the important politi-'
cal results which hiuwt In' developed by thin j
var, places ns at this time in a poni lion :
vithout parallel in the liinlory ol the woi Id. )
The issues of this contest m e also extending;
the question is not ''shall the African con
tinue to be the Muvo of the white: man."
Tho question to be answered in th'.s conllict
1h, I'nion or Iiisiinimi, or, in other words,
ibIuiII tho inalienable ri;;hls set forth in Ihe
Peclaratiou of Independonce, and guaran
teed by Ihe charter ol the Constitution of
these Vnited rMtiteR be perpi tui.ted? Or
ahull a tyrannical oligarchy entail on us the
worst form of feudal jjoveriiineiit?
Disguise it as we limy, this is the issue.
Arc we then prepared to meet it? If ko, let
itH coiifide in Iho government; let us avoid
let ns silence traitors; let us
cultivato a spirit oi patriotism by word and
deed; and above all let tm not forget Him,
a-Iio holdu tho destiny of n.ilioi.s in his
IhowIj mo to Kiie.ik. and 'who in ..in- h.ikI
Iribulatious upheld us. 'J'he impulse which
this struggle will give to human liberty
to republican and constitutional government,
will bo felt in tinio to come by untold mil-
lions. Not again will such another trial
pass over us, until the light of civilization
wanes, and the darkness of national corrup
tion obscures political vision.
: NoW then it becomes the duly of every
citizen to uphold and support the Admin
, istratiou. Certainly in government ever had
higher claims on the respect ami confidence
of its subjects. Might months ao, on as
sinning ollice, it found the people of the
free states divided in opinion, and split up
by faction. The navy had been designedly
scattered to the most distant seas; the small
army had been divided and placed in posi
tions in which weakness, corruption and
treachery would decimate it; the national
armories had been plundered; the national
treasury was in a condition of insolvency,
and each departmental ollice tilled with mis
creants who regarded their oath lo support
the government, as would a Thug or a Se
poy. Such was the condition of things on
Mr. Lincoln's advent to ollice.
AVhat then is the present state of the ease?
The people of the free states are united
I'opublicans and I'cniocnits march shoulder
to shoulder, to the battle, and their cry is
the "I'nion and the Constitution, it must and
shall be preserved." A navy of some three
hundred armed vessels have been lilted out,
and now guard the Atlantic coast from Ma
ryland to Mexico. An army ol nearly live
hundred thousand men has been raised,
equipped and disciplined, and are now near
ly nil ready to advance on the enemy. Arms,
ammunition and military stores have been
accumulating in large quantities at various
points. The treasury has been replenished
ttnd its credit established, with a skill and
readiness only surpassed by one example
in modern times. Itesults all but supcr
r.nnian have thus been accomplished, and
nhould the conduct of the government in the
future correspond with its aels in the past,
Mr. Lincoln and his Cabiuefwill command
the confidence of every true hearted Ameri
can, and the admiration of all civilized
nations. Let us then with resolute hearts
and hands tmpport the government, and w
may anuuipaic u pcoly ami glorious In-1
Fremont in the Field.
The attention of the country is now rivil
td upon Missouri. From its commence
ment, tho war drama there has been of po
culiar interest. Camp Jackson, Itoonville
Cartilage, Springlicd and Lexington, will
intervening tragedies only less thrilling,
have m succession absorbed and intensely
vxcited men's minds. All now feel that in-
tercsts of Incalculable moment hang upon
the success of Fremont in his present move-!
incut. The rebels have gained advantages
that have flushed them with unw onted hope,
but wc believe their hope will be short
lived. Though without the army that should
be at his command, there is still every reus
fn tu tii-lirvi llmf i:..n I-r.-imtiil t.-ill uii, ...It.
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ly achieve a series of incmoi'uLle successes
and in cfXcct end the war in that Stale.
That such will be the result is as certain
any human event in the future. The enemy
lias repeatedly shown himself to be almost
immeasurably inferior to our troops, and has
thus far gained what hu has by avoiding
, ...
ngni.aiKi in icngin pouncing m ui'inonso num
' bers upon a conipartive handful of our men.
This being tho enemy's plan, it would seem
to have been policy to draw him in force!
ililil ill.) nti.rii.r i.f t tu.a..,. .....1 .1 ......
"i.v.iv, v-a .-iinouuil (lie! llllinmil-j
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and wipture or destroy him. V.es;des
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the paramount interest felt bv l remont
. ;
tho security of tho west and the prosperity
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of the country, ho doubtless feels that
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...u u.i iviinu Dii lit. iiin.ini
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slake upon the chances of his success.
liordo of great and smull critics have broken
loose upon him, and all men are waiting
coiulcinn or honor him by the high and
cre standard of failure or success. How
vr heroic and wise his exei lions, should
he fail, ha will 1, niimiirml- wl.il.. m1.....i.I
he only stumble on auccess, the world
auiicely Bilfliee to contain his praises.
Fremont in the Field. U. S. Treasury Matters.
The statement cast of tuo transactions
tluj Treasury in September, shows tlie
recalpfu to bo nearly $17,000,000, mid
(Usbunu.(iit about $11,00,000. lemund
- notes sent West; last week, amount to three
fjiuirtcrs of a inillionj on hand reudy,
jmd a half million. Two days' payment
iiow exceed any of a whole luuuth before
the war. . .
Three More Regiments From
North-Western Ohio—Inducements to
!.((,... Let there l.e im. I.chIMwv in thin
mnM,.ri (l0 (.(,ln,rv rnlls imd let pntriotM
r'soutl ioiutly. We urn infoi-iurd tlmt
mi order Iiiih ln;en nUn'iied for ultinjr into
onnii nthl sulisisliiip the si.lili.;. s Hum tnis
' ed. Let the li icikIm ol the I'limn and ( on-
tit,ni.n conic to the rww.-Finday ..
pcrnlions, ,-rnonian.
The above rem'nda iih ll :il there are two
,,,or irinieiim in Hu: m.i tii-wist, now
ordered to till up one at Fremont, and one
nt Toledo. This may seem ii Ini tfo draft,
v(ft r wmt Iiiih already l.een done, hut we
tiri. fnH. i my Wl. l.eve it can lie done,
, r,Hi'o too, If heeossurv. Therefore,
having the lualeriul, we wish to tmlnuit a
few indiieeineiilK, drawn from iiiillientic
houi'ccm, for llie coimideratiou of our young
men who may not have carefully invPHtigat.
ed the subject of eiilisting in tho United
Slates Army ;
, vll' uoii-coiiiiuimsioiilhI olhccr, private, inu
cenflorionsiicsH; : Hi,'il,n 1,1 ',il'"',,r w ,1" ,,I,,,,M Bcrvico
! "r l'"it''d Elates under this act shall be
! I'"''1 ut 11,0 n,le l,r ''''.V cents in lieu of
j HubsiHlence; and if a cavalry volunteer,
' ' wenty-fivc cents iidditiomil ill lieu of for-
Tn FirTY'SKVKVTB Heoimknt. F.fTort
nre now making here to recruit the 57th
ifgimeitt. Colonel Mnnnoii linn olituincd
mi order to tlmt e licet. Tliere is now
fiotMl elmiii e for our put riot ie eiti.eiiH, who
mvp not Vi't enl Mi'il. lo do oinHhiiif i'nr
(lieir eontiii v, in her hour of iieeil. A iimn-
her of H'inuim me ut work KCtliiii; up coin-
l'.inicK : nml n h l ip d( ninii'l ldr liooi'H iimr
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very ri cm, tno Nooner inev ni o miaou me
Suppose a pnvalt
to have served one
year, and that, being the end of the war, his
account with the government reduced to a
vanh ralualion would stand about thus
For 12 uimillm' iy nl $1:1 per umiitli fl.Ml (10
J' fir " "
Tor " "
For lloinilv
fonuiiiiliith.il ler clelliiiiK .Tt
41 HO
" " r.'.tinim: f2
III (10
100 III)
For grunt of 11(1 acres of limit (in prospect)
Vllllll'lt, hiiv nt
inn on
Tntid fer tin year $f.02 on
There are other considerations involved
which we have not enumerated in the above
MnUnieht. The net of Congress, approved
July '2'2d, iHtil, provides (lint "Kvcry voluii-
age for every twenty miles travel from his
place of enrollment to Ihe place of muster,
and when honorably discharged an allow
ance at the same rate from the place of his
discharge to Ihe place of his enrollment."
Moreover, in regard lo pensions for the
wounded, and provision for tho widows of
soldiers killed in battle, and in every other
essential particular, tho entire volunteer
force is placed upon an equal footing with
the regular army.
Should ll future progress of our nation
al affairs, during Ihe coming fall and winter,
induce an overwhelming enlistment of re
cruits, to such an extent us to insure (Ins
termination of the war, within the period of
three or six months from the present writing,
it must be borne in mind by the soldier that
his bounty of iiflOO in cash, already provid
ed, and I (ill acres of land, which will prob
ably be granted at the coming session of
Congress, will remain Ihe same. The liber
ality of the (ioverumeiit to its armies is un
equalled in the annals of the world.
Above all things a lofty sense of patriot
ism should animate (he ranks of the volun
teers. There are considerations in reference
to the protection and preservation of our
free institutions far above the measurement
of gold, lo inspire the I'nion soldiery. The
war is upon us there is no time for supcr
(liloiis controvei sy. The position of the
'iiion armies is purely defensive ; occasion
al reverses, of course, must be expected;
they are incidental to all wars; but victory
is certain in the cud; truth and correct polit
ical principles are invincible they are
bound to conquer, It is too late in the day
for Ihv rebel conspirators to erect a govern
ment upon Ihe exclusive basis of slavery.
The leadi rs, in the start of Ihe rebellion,
made a sad mistake in natural philosophy.
They built up the delusive dream of the
Southern Confederacy upon the false suppo
sition that a white man with a negro upon
his back in the slave Stales, was equal, in
commerce ami arms, to the free men of the
North. The mistake was fundamental, and
will prove fatal. In every possible view
that can be taken of the rebellion, it is an
unjustifiable outrage upon the rights of man
and the cause of civil liberty. It is impos
sible for a slave government to arise on the
n,js r ,ir Constitution, without a coin
promise and important forfeiture of its prin
ciples. The contest is narrowed down ton simple
proposition, to-wil: shall the (ioverumeiit
and Constitution of the United Stales be
subverted by force of arms? The negative
answer will bo written in history bv twelve
hundred thousand hnyoncts.
'o hi. iiii'ii,'"
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I arinv stores and niiinttions. and was protect
round . .' ., 0
! ed bv the ,th Misnoun regiment, t ol. Mc-
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venson, and l.ith Illinois, Col. ymau,
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former ot which was ordered to inarch
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' iNiringtield, but iti consoouenco of tho total
The St. Louis Di'iifn-rnt has an article
showing why (ion. Lyon was not reiu'oreod,
and states Ihe entire force under (!en, Fre
mont on the 2d of August, including Lyon's
command ot 1,000, was ltl.'Jl.'i, of which 12,
ft. "ill were three months men whoes term of
enlistment w is just expiring, leaving an ac-
1 tu .1 I'.,.- ,r T'.o i... .;.... 1 1. .............
111- t
so i .yon ha I men, the balance.
UM, being thj; total strength
Fremont's available force. At thia timo
Cairo, ll'.rd's Point and Paducah were me
n kee l by accumulating rebel forces and the
President ordere I Fremont to ta!e all his
available troops to reinforce these points,
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fur winch
service only -1,120. ino.lu liii ' 900
St. Louis Homo tluards could be raised.
Holla, the terminus of the Southwest branch
of the Pacific lUilroad at this time was the
ilenot of a lar-'o and imIiiaLIo oiiaotiu-
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'absence of transport. ition, it could not move.
The article also shows a distribution through-
j out the SUte of constantly disbanding three-
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I iiitiouiB Hum, an. i miyB anor uiu iMiuu riv-
inont was thoroughly cxhouorate I from
blame by the very men now the loudest
condemning him.
i Br'Tiie three Kcgiuiciits from Northern
Ohio are now all in Kentucky. The 14th,
1 t'ol. liteednuin, as already known, entered
that State on the '27th ult., nnd when
heard from was on its way to Camp
luihiuson. The 21st, t'ol. Norton, left I'amp
Vciiiiison and crossed the river at Cincinnati
in ihe nl'tcruoon of the 2d int. The
Col. Urtelley, left Camp Dcnuison and crossed
the Ohio to Covington und took the oars,
the i ovington ami Uiungton Koud' in
lot ojioou ot the same day.
1776 and 1861.
Now that the fall cloction is over it can
no longer be cliargod, we presume, that wo
ere making ft huge cry for tho Union canne
in order to "dietract the attention of the
people from tho local interents of Wood
county." We may premise, however, that
Individual! who circulated thia story knew
it. to be (also at the time.
A friend In the South hat! sent im a paper, in
the interest of tho rebel cniiso, which in a
lengthy article tries to make it appear thtttthe
revolution of '(Band the rebellion of '01 are in
principle Ihe same! This idea has also been
expressed by the I'uyton JCmpirt and other
papers of alike character, in Ohio. Now,
while we nre willing to admit that tho colo
nists rebelled against their government, and
tho secessionists have revolted against
theirs, we can seo no more similarity be
tween the two than exists between a lamb
and an rhinoceroM. Tho revolutionary war
of the early settlers, waged for liberty, hadH
its glorious fruition in the very government
which the rebels are seeking to destroyi
In establishing their government our ances
tors made human freedom its foundation
and keystone, mid it is this government the
rebels are trying lo destroy, with a view to
construct a new one, in which slavery shall
he the controlling element. Washington
and his compatriots undeniably fought only
for freedom, but. Jeff. Davis ,v Co. fight to
perpetuate and extend slavery. Tho rebels
talk much of their rights, but these are Ihe
rights which aristocrats always claim
those of domineering over inferiors. Tho
right or wrong of slavery has nothing to do
with our present statement of the case;
what wo insist on is tho simple fact, that in
the principles and spirit inspirim; them, the
war of the colonists and that of the seces
sionists are utterly and diametrically hostile
to each other. How, indeed, could it possi
bly be otherwise, when Ihe rebels are war
ring against Iho very govornineiit which
our liberty loving fathers established? The
men of '(! made war because they were re
fused the right of self-government. Their
war secured to them and their children this
right. Is it a right? If not, the revolution
ary fathers were wrong. Hut if it is a right,
what is it except the right to govern, and
the justice of the government to popular
majorities? The fact demonstrates that it is
a war against a government of majorities
against the only principle in wdiich Ihe self
government of any people is possible. Our
fore fathers rebelled in order lo establish a
republic, but the rebels are trying to sub
vert it. Tho former believed that a popu
lar form of government would secure liber
ty to the citizen, but the rebels have discov
ered that the liberty they seek will never
be conceded to thciii by the people. Tho
grievanco of tho colonists was that they
were not represented in tho ruling power.
The rebels do not complain on this point,
for they admit that the slave stales had a
larger proportional representation in Con
gress than Iho free slates, liming tho his
tory of the country they have wielded a con
trolling power in tho government for more
than two-thirds of the tiinc;und not until they
were transforming the Union into a slave
and cotton copartnership, did Iho other
members of the firm seriously remonstrate.
No! withstanding the greater deference paid
them and the superior representation allow
ed them, when they litul they can no longer
rule the nation, they rebel. The American
revolution was a war of Ihe people against
an aristocracy; but the southern rebellion
is the war of an aristocracy against the peo
ple, in the right ol sell-government.
Honor to Ohio.
A Kentucky correspondent writing from
Frankfort to tho SVoc Journal, says:
Wo can never repay the gratitude wo
feel toward Ohio for her promptness in rush
ing to our relief. All honor is duo to your
gallant State and your bravo soldiers. When
the war is over, and the rebellion crushed,
Kentucky will take pride in expressing her
profound gratitude in sonic appropriate and
durable form she will erect some monu
ment to Ihe bravery of Ohio which will glit
ter in the sun-light of Heaven, and inspire
all coining generations with admiration for
the people who coino to defend her in the
hour of need. Hef"re this war closes these
two states will be bound together by indis
oluble bonds. All past animosities will bu
j forgotten and they will emulate each other
only in acts ot kindness and brotherly love.
We are all linked in one destiny and must
rise or fall together. We must have but
one constitution, one llag and one (Sod.
The Election.
The elcctiou in this county, on Tuesday,
passed oil' with remarkable quietness, and
the number of votes polled does not reach
one-half the usual number. In this town
ship, last fall, the vote was something over
100, while in no case this year does it reach
more than 181). There were several reasons
for this lack of interest at the polls ; the
principal of which was the fact that there
was no local opposition, and then almost ev
ery one felt as though the Slate Ticket was
safe without their vote. If the vote in oth
er counties approximates anything near the
sweeping majority given for the Union
Ticket, in this county, Tod's majority in the
State, can no', fall much short of 100,000 !
From Fort Monroe.
Four Monkok, Oct. 7. The steamer Ex
press met ly iireeinent, this morning, the
rebel steamer Nortlunnlei'l;inl, with a tliitf
of truce, twelve miles nliove Newport News,
which brought down f7 wounded prisoners,
who were released yesterday ut Kiclniiond,
captured ut Hull's Uun, They report that
there are about 5,000 troops in Kiclniiond,
that the rebel tirinv on the Potomac is sup
posed to number over l.ilt.tHHl, nml tlmt up-
prehensions of an attack on tho sea-board
i causes the greatest anxiety.
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i owcriui naileries nave oeeu creciou
long James river, in anticipation of an ad-!
vauco of tho Federal urmy in that direction.
I lie ui'iuainent lias been removed tioni
the steamer Jamestown. The prisoners did
not see the Yorktown. The troops at lich
inoiid were composed of North Carolinians
and t.onrgiuna.
Covei nor lirown, of (leorgia, has recalled
tivo regiments to defend tho State. Tho re
bel troops were sutlering greatly from the
want of medieiiiH, clothing and certain kinds
of food. Articles cut otf by the blockade
were bringing fabulous prices. The wound
ed prisoners were released for the reason
their wants could not bo supplied. They
have Wen obliged to sleep oil tho floor
during their imprisonment,
1 1 on. Beauregard was ut Manassas and
Jetf lavis returned to Hichinoud Saturday
in feeble health. Speculations were rifo
to his successor.
- Seventeen tif the released' prisoners, who
' are unable to go home, have been sent
r .1... i O.I !..!,. I ll.t..;i ,i
1IIU .ivt 1 1lllb lll'n'UUl.
feDauiel Hurler, of Herlin, Krio county,
son u tho late David Hutler, one of the old-
eHt residents of that county, committed sui-
l-ido on rwduiday uioiuing. . ,
trX-Me pork was (M0 per barrel, and
hay $50 per tun in New Orleans.
?fc.Th6 New England Btates havo only
about forty-five thousand troops in tho field.
is?The regiments are still streaming to
Washington trom the New Kngland, Middle
and extreme Northern plates.
Bt5u.Col. . (Jibson regiment, when last
beared from, was at F.hzcbethtown, Kentuc
ky. J'ajrOriv. Morgan, of Now York, lias re
commended Tlitirsdcy the !Mlh day of No
vember as i day.f thanksgiving and pray
er. ., , ,,.
iJ'ajMlcnry A. Wise, ami his son, O. Jen
nings Wise, have been indicted for treason
by tho (Irand Jury of tli federal court at
Wheeling, Va.
&Tjy(J(i. MoClellan is not yet SO, (Jen.
Fremont is under 48; (Jen. Lyon wai about
44; (ion. Itutler is 4.1: ien. Hanks is 44, and
Uen McDowell is about 40.'
rO-.An occasional correspondent writ'eg
to the New York Pout from Washington
says; "I'onot be surprisod if you hear short
ly of three rebel cities being laid in ashes."
J8aVTho Postmaster (leneral is absent
from Washington., , Has his business any
relation to tho controversy between his
brother and General Fremont?
Aft)" Flank fort dispatches niako no men
tion of the reported shooting of Ureckinridge,
tho Kentucky tratior, juid wo are fearful the
intelligence, is not reliable.
J(ti-!t""(iilTt. A. S. Ileinent's company went
into the camp of the ft.'ith Pegiinent nt Nor-
walk last Week, making tho fourth company
raised at FoHtoria, a town of some 1,200 in
fltrA recent :Lcavojnvortlt paper says:
"Front gentlemen of well known character
belonging to the nine counties on our bor
der, wo gain inl'ormarion wh eh show.! that
nt least, one hundred slaves leave Missouri
each day for Kansas."
Cy'"Therc is very ureat enquiry tliough-
out the Northern' Press, why there is no
opinion of A Horny t'Jeiieral Hates, defining
the construction to be put upon the act of
Congresn for confiscating slaves and other
property of rebels. ..
WLQult seems that the Texan rebels are
procuring immense quantities of arms and
munitions from Mexico. Wo doubt about
the i'lim'Httity of those quantities: for in the
first place, Mexico has not. got them, and in
the next place Texas could not pay for them.
llTA-Tlio last advices from the extreme
South signify that the rebels will be needed
down on the coast very soon and that New
Orleans will soon have an opportunity of
having the grass removed from her streets
by marching thonsausls.
AWty-Tho accession of (Jen. Sherman to tho
command of the department of Kentucky, is
vcrv probablci" We regret to be informed
that the delicate health of (Jen. Ando son wi 1
not permit, him tooii'diire the responsibilities
and anxieties of the positoti.
Bfeiy-.Iames II. Clay, the renegade son of
"the gallant Harry," was captured by a boy
not. over sixteen! Although alone in a
buggy, he was armed with two double shot
guns and two navy revolvers. But the boy
overawed him and he gave up without a
B5U'fhe rebels did not attack Henderson,
Ky., on Thursday night, but fell back into
tho interior a short distance. Cannona ling
was hoard in the direction of Lock No. 1, on
Green river, where Indiana troopsare station,
leading to the supposition that there has
been a fight at that place.
Sf The lines of the opposing armies
around Washington are beginning to resume
the position respect vely held by them before
the battle of Hull Uun. Our troops have
made a reeoiinoissance sixteen miles out on
the Alexandria turnpike with resistance, or
even nieo.ing any largo forces of the rebels.
1ML1,. Frankfort dispatches state positively
that Zollieoffe.r was ret.'cating from London,
in Laurel county. It win supposed to be
his intention to fall back upon Cumberland
Ford, a naturally strong point, about fifty
miles from London, and lit'teen from Cumber
laud (iap.
n3uTwo changes hive been male in Jeff.
Havis's bogus Confederacy Cabinet since its
formation on the (Ui of March last. Hobt.
M. T. Hunter of Virginia has been made.
Secretary of State in place of Itobert Toombs
of Georgia, and Hi'axtou Bragg ol Louisiana
has succeded Leroy P. Walker of Alabama,
as Secretary of War.
Bf-SA.We shall soon hear of the gallant ex
ploits of tho Indiana volunteers in a now
quarter. Tho Twentieth Hegiment, which
bus been stationed at Fortress Monroe, has
cone to Furt llatteras. We do no tdoubt
that the Hoosier boys will light as manfully
within sound ot the ocean breakers as among
the mountains of Western Virginia.
BUX.Tho Cincinnati Commercial has a
dispatch stalinir that General KoynohU
I hursilay ma to areconiioisaueo with a torce
of live thousand men, from his position at
Cheat Mountain. He stirred up the rebel
army and had .a soveri! artillery skirmish
with them, losiuur about ten Killed and eleven
wounded. The loss of the encniv is ist'inat
ed by their special correspondent, who was
on the spot, at live" 'hundred killed and
wounded. Thirteen prisoners were taken,
and a lot ol horses and a drove ot cattle tell
into our bauds. The roeonnoisaneo is des
cribed as a complete success..
B3)Tlie N. Y. Journal of Commerce says
that drafting will not bo necessary in New
York State, as was feared would be the case.
It is ascertained thai twelve regiments are
now nearly full, and will be ready to march
within a fortnight; and tho other regiments
are filling up so fast us to leave no doubt
that, they will be complete at an early day.
Notwithstanding the numerous expenses
incident to every stage ot the recruiting
service, only a trifle over two-thirds of the
Sfil.OOO.OOO appropriated by the Legislature
has been expended up lo this time, and it is
probable that there .will bo a handsome
lialauce in tho treasury after the second
piota has been put in the field.
- -- m
Dkthoit. Oct. It is'belivetl the charge
iigainst Col. llankin for breach of the neu
trality laws cannot bo Mistaiucd. In any
event, his arrest bv Canadian authorities
will not impede the prompt organization of
tho Kigiinent ol utneers now rendezvoused
here. Our thirty recruiting ollicers now in
the Northwestern States are actively ut
work, and upwards of ,"00 picked men havo
already been enrolled.
Bfe-iV-The Fostorii. AVim says Col. Mongol)
is meeting with excellent success in tilling
j up the ranks ol the ;7th regiment, at t amp
Vance, near Fiudlay. 'The glorious north
west don't intend tlmt tho disgrace of draft
ing shall be attached to her skirts.
EttV'Carit. Harry S. Smith, formerly
Tiffin, was taken prisoner nt tho battle
Lexington, Mo. Ho commanded a company
of cuvalry belonging tho second Illinois reg
Dfk..Major Hums, who lias had charge
l S. I onmiissary department at 1 liiciuuatl,
has been appointed Hrtgadier tJeneral
I)""The Kentucky luniks are responding
liberally to the Mate call Mr money.
J-i"Sinoe the war "commenced tho rebels
have taken sixtv.four prizes valued at nearly
three million dollars, and our navy has tak
en fifty-two, valued at two millions, which
leaves a million in favor of the piratical
side. Iho seizure of southern vessels
northern Ports, under the confiscation act
is not, however, reckoned, which amounts
to at least two million dollars, a consntcra
bio portion of which will accrue to the Uov
BPk.We have reports of a fight in Hath
count v between the I'nion Homo Ouards
and the secessionists encaiutted there. The
secession camp was broken up, tho baggage
tents, &e., were taken, and thirty, of . their,
i l. ill --i' l .Ai. ..V : ..!:....-
tiuuioci .iueu. i lie nviuucaiuiiB ai c uui v,
Thn unrtcmitwprt hs boen dulr ernnmmsioned
nd atitliuritcd to raie a Company (if Volunteer
f.r Hi
six t - .va; i a;ata r eodikst
0. V. U. S. Infiintrv, to go Into omip at CAMP
OL1VEH, mar Toledo.
T am nhitinnorl nl IVrrvubiirir. ami am aiitlinmcd
to imiHtor In rocniftn fnt ss thy enlist, and tliey
will tlierefnre oVhiv Hnticms and I'.ir from the tim
of cnlia'inciit, and fnrni(!i('d with MiliHistrnce until
H'-nt into rump. As Kmm as tivo or sit men hare
beun riiliMU'il their unitenns will bo ordered, ami
for evorv S or 8 moil thereafter that arc enliRted.
No lutler Inilneemnnts could ponsililv bo oll'ered to
Yiitinir Men to Volunteer in tho UVfcnKO of the
And aid in atiMaitihig
The nnv is from $13 tn $21 per month and $100
llimnty nt tho rlimo or tne war, It is also expected
that ench volunteer will receive 100 nrrea of land.
Active tnenn nro bi-iiiu taken to fill this regiment
rnpiillv and it is tlionirtit it will be got ready to
hike no the line of ninrcli soon, if you arc anxious
to serve your country voluntarily, and avoid being
drafted which it Is ennicstly to bo hoped will not
have to Lie resorted to m tins state.
Walk Uii and 1'ul Down Your Nam!
2d Limit. JOHN 1). STAFFORD,
Penynhurg, Oct., 18(11. Recruiting Olllccr
Tin) undersigned lias been duty Commissioned
ant authorised by the. Ailjt. Oen. of the State of
(lino, to rui.su a company ot oluntecrs, lor the
Sixty-Seventh Regiment
0. V. V. S. Infantry, to go into Cnmp at
I nm stationed nt l'errj shiirg, and nm nuthorked
and lliey will therefore, draw ltaliniis and I'ny from
tho tune ot enlistment, anil lurniHlied with suDsist
enrc until M or more mon have enlisted when thev
will be sent into Cuuiii. As soon ns live or six men
have enlisted their uniforms will be ordered, and
for every live or nix men thereafter that are enlist
ed. No better inducements could possibly be oil", r-
I to Young Men to Volunteer in the defense of the
And ni l in sustaining
The nnv is from 413 to $21 per month, and $100
ltounlv, at the. close of the war. It is also expect
ed that eseli Volunteer will receive
Active means nro heiinr taken to fill this Regiment
rapidly, and it is thought it will be got ready to
take up Hie lino of inarch soon, if you arc anxious
to serve your country voluntarily, mid avoid being
drafted w hich it is earnestly to be hoped will not
have t" be resorted to in this State.
ff-i?"! shall be at Wood vi lie, Stonv Ridge, How
ling (ireen, mid Fiviuont to receive recruits during
the coining week.
Walk Up and Put Pawn Your Kama!
Perryshurg, Oct., 1861. Recruiting Otlicer.
The subscriber has just received the sub-soil, or
It is a plow that every Farmer shou'd have. With
it he can turn under and irct rid of sward, nil kinds
of stubble and roots of corn stalks, leaving nothing
but a nice fresh soil t cultivate, for breaking up
It is invaluable. It puts tho sward six to eight
inches under ground, and gives you a soil us good
and as easy to work us your neighhoi's that has
been tilled i'oi- years. He has also the
U I I! S C Y L I It II K R P L 0 W
Very strong nnd of light draft just the thing for
Supervisors, or for all kinds of heavy plowing.
Second to none others made.
Hav, Straw, Corn-stalk cutters of tho vcrv best
manufactures, wan anted to give entire sntisfuction,
and will save one-liulf the cost of wintering stock
that it will cost to winter them without cut feed.
Last, but not least, is the
Ho would call the attention of nil in want of a "tip
top" pump, to this Drawer, ns it is undoubtedly the
best tiling to draw wnti r with in the county. It
has only to bo seen nnd tried to be appreciated, and
what is hotter than all is that itis cheap, and there
fore within the reach of both rich nnd poor.
Perrysbnrg, Oct. Mb, 1881.
Notice to Tnx-I'nycrs.
I will be in the several townships of Wood county,
Ohio, fer the purpose of receiving taxes, ns follows:
At r rcepon, Montgomery township, on luesuav,
Oct. l.rth.
At llernard's school house, Perry township, on
Wednesday, Oct. loth.
At John llaird's, lilooui township, on Thursday,
Oct. 17th.
At John Davis', Henry township, on Friday, Oct.
I8lli. K. liKAItAM, t o, Treasurer.
Perrysbnrg, 0., Oct. 1, 18lil. 2-'v2.
Ky i;ui!.Mi, umu.
James Armitage vs Merret M Young.
The defendant, Merret M. Young will toko notice
that on the 30th day of August, 1861, the plaintiff,
James Armitage, ' tiled a petition in seid court
against him, the object nnd prayer ot which peti
tion is to obtain judgment against the defendant
for the amount of two promissory notes executed
and delivered by said defendant to plaintiff, nnd
also for a balance duo upon an account and being
for tho several sum j of one hundred and ten dol
lars with interests nt the rate of ten (10) per ct. per
annum limn MurchlM, 18iH, and of seven hundred
and ninety-six 7-100 dollars ($700 7-100) with in
terest from January 25, 1800, ut the rate of ten ( 10)
per cent, per annum, and of sixtv-ono 10-100 dol
lars m 10-100) with interest from April 29, 1861.
1'laintill also seeks to colWct said sum by the aid of
the provisional remedy of -ittachment, and has at
tached the following lands and tenements of defend
ant, to-wit: 41) uiul 81-100 acres ofl'tho west part
of river tract number eighty (80) in tho United
States reserve, nt tho foot of the rapids of the Mau
mee river, in Wood county, Ohio, and bounded as
fallows : On tho south' bv tho center of tlrassy
creek, on the west by tho west line of said river
tract nuniucr eighty (U) on tne nortti Dy tne jiau
mee river, ami on the east by a lino drawn parallel
to the west line of said river tract number eighty
at u distance of eiitlit chains, 7'X links easterly
lerenf. Also u rich! .of public wuv from said 49
81-100 ueres to the Perrysbnrg und Oregon roud
along tlie route surveyed nnd reported lor a county
road to the commissioners of Wood county, by Wel
lington, surveyor. Said petition will be answera
ble on the second duy of Novi-mlicr. I8H1.
iioiii,b i vi.rit, uu ys.
Sept. i, 18(51 -18w5$7 76.
The subscriber is now ready to furnish Farmers
with cither of tho two best Grain Drills in use, and
vill warrant them to uivo entire satisfaction. 1 hey
will sow Wheat, Rye, Harley, Oats, buckwheat,
1 Ins, Heme, limotliv. Clover, Millet-wed; also,
Gum, Peas and Heans eiputlly well
It is, perhaps, the only uiicliiiio a rainier can
use that
in the increase of yield, over and over again, in a
year or two.
1 Im ve iiliim liincH of testimony Rhowunr that the
ncreuse of Di illinir over broad-cast sowinir, is on
un averuge from three to live bushels ht acre,
and the ditterence is often much greater, nut
taking the lowest estimate, (S bushels) if you put
out 40 acres, it will givu you increase of 120 bush
els, which would pay for two Drills. Call on me
it you want a Drill, in pruterence to buying or a
strnnirer that vou mar never sec ncain. ana if the
Drill don t prove Rood, H will cost you all H is
woi (li to Kct your money back.
In audition, 1 keep tlie very best makes ot
Steel Plows, Subnoil Plows,
Harrows, Komi scrupers,
Corn Shelters, Straw Cutters,
Clwver Ilullers, Horn Rakes,
Horse Pitchfork. Fanning Mills,
Sewing Machines, Sugar Evaporators,
Cider Mills, Tnernaun r uiiurns,
Cider Presses. Threshing Machines,
of Pitt's Celebrated Manufacture, and in short
everything a Fanner needs on his (arm to help him
through wiih In work and put money Into Ins
ooeket. I). WREPS.
P, S. I have just received Gibbs A ltro.'s
Celebrated Cylinder Plow. This is undoubtedly
the best plow in this county or any other. It lias
received the First Premium at every Stat and
('utility Fair where it has been exhibited, for its
good work and easy draught.
t all ami see 11. -u cuargv lor noon inn mnia.
Pcrrysburg, August, Oth, 1801 RniS.
Susannah Taylor vs Edwin F Tavler.
The defenduiil, Fdwiu K. Taylor, will take no-
tie that deputations will be taken In tins actum by
the tduintitl at the ottice of William .etcher, in the
towu of Went I'nily, Williams county, Ohio, on the
1 7 tli dur of October, ltwi, between 8 o'clock, s. ru.
and V u clock p. ni.,and will continue from day to
dv thereafter umil finished. S, J t H EILSON, '
"aeld, D)lU, 20n3tl st'j.
NRW floonti
raw ooonat
NEW oooiml
ur.w (i on ns I
kbw uooim
KEW goods!
mw raiciat
mw mice
mew rmcRsI
nkw r rices!
largest stocks of goods evor off ered in this
market, embracing an endless variety of articles
In the selection of which no effort has been spar
to render it as attractive as possible, Is now be
opened nt the
W. J. Hitchcock, on the corner of Front and Lou
isiana Avenue, Pcrrysburg, Ohio.
Inspection and Comparison will prove that for va
riety, elegance, richness, cheapness, beauty and
quantity, tins stock Is unsurpassed by any now ot
tered in the West.
this department great advantage may be obtain
ed by close cash buyers, from the fact that the goods
are boughtfor cash' directly of the eastern dealers
and manufacturers, and all imported goods arobo't
just what it costs to import them, hence he can
atliird to sell goods at
than goods are generally Bold, which is an item nf
great interest to the people of Wood county. A silf
tlicient in ducement, we take it, to make Perrys
bnrg ihe trading point.
In this department, we have the largest and most
complete assortment in Northern Ohio. Made np
according to the latest fnshions and in the most sub
stantial manner, warranted to give the very best
satisfaction, or no sale.
Those wishing to purchase anything in this line
will find it to their advantage to pay my Store a visit
before purchasing elsewhere. The attention of the
publio is respective! v invited to my extensive stock,
feeling assured it wiil be time profitably spent.
Sr"Produce taken in exchange for goods.
Perrysbnrg, January 2d, 1861.
Boots, Shoes, Clothing,
Crockery and Glassware,
Farming Tools,
Ladies' Dress Goods,
New, Chaste, Ricli and Elegant Patterns,
Just received by
Sugars, Amber Syrup; African, Rio
and Java Codecs,
Layer snd Seedless Raisins, very nice, Prunes and
Kerosene Oil.
Tea at 60 cents, and $1 tea for 75 cents; try it.
Prime Live Geese Featheis,
Retailed from $1 V H P
Mackerel and Cod Fish, Looking Glasses, etc.
New Spring and Summer styles,
Strong and Cheap for Cash; for sale by Williams.
French Printed liarcges, very cheap.
French Printed Organdies, beautiful designs.
Gingham Lawns, Printed Lawns, Printed llril
liantcs, all entirely new styles.
Mourning Goods, Embroideries, Bcrego de Lainet
Summer Dress Silks,
Linen Lustres, VaWncias, Foulard Silks, Marseilles,
Lawn Robes, Organdia Bobcat
Grenadines, Challies, Counterpanes, Napkins,
Doylies, Damask Cloths,
Ruffling, Edgings, Moreens, Flannels, Lace Veils,
Cotton Sheetings,
Dress Puttous snd Trimmings, s bandaom assort
mcnt, all new.
Bonnets and Ribbous, Misses' snd Childrens Flats
snd Hats,
Parasols, ths newest snd richest set; Shawls of
every description,
Mantillas snd Raglans; please call and examine be
for purchasing elsewhere.
Fish ! Fish I A good supply nf all kinds con
stantly sept ou nana si our store,
I if" Produce taken in exchange for goods. m
2od door (rota ths pott tffics,
o r
My stock is new and well selected sad embraces
the best, latest and cheapest stylet of
All of the latest and very best fabric.
on short notice and
always on hand.
I am receiving this spring the largest stocfc of
ever brought to this city, which I intend tn
keep on hand PEARL MILLS XX FIOVR,
which always gives tlie very best satisfaction.
Imperial, Black and Young Hjsno. -
Crushed, Co fire Sugar, Coromoa to Prime.
AU hinds fram Twist tn ths finest Cavendish.
In thort, every thing usually kept in s wholesale
and retail dry goods snd grocery stere.
Tba Highest Market Price
Paid for prod nee of sll kinds.
Persons bringing in Corn will take sotice that
it must be irst thoroughly clessed.
The 'Emms Hoestosr" is mw receiving grsul
regularly st ths Perryaburg Dock.

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