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THURSDAY, V,. I Beptnb ,
For Governor, 'l
' Vor Lieiiteunnt Governor,
For Treasurer,
' rik 1 ( i .
.C'j ' 1 " '' For Supremo Judges,
..JUDGE MIINKE1UI0F.F Long term.
JOHN WELCH Short term. .,
For Attorney General, ;
W. H. WEST. . ;
. For School Commissioner.
j. a NORuia.
For Clerk of the Supreme Court,
' ; For Board of Public Works,
. For Couuon Pleas Judge,
The Latent News).
Receipts for Internal Revenue on Saturday
last amounted to two' and Half millions,
heing the .largest sura received on an one
day. The revenuo from all sources the last
month, is over $50,000,000.
From a statement of the Secretary of the
'roasury to 'August, 31s't it appears the total
debt of the U. S. was at that time $2,767,689,
571,43, bearing ait annuul interest of $138,-
031,620,24; and that tho total amount ot lega'
tender notes (included in above estimate;
amount to $684,138,951): also as contrasted
with the statement of July 31at.it appears the
principal has been increased only Jia,(luu
within the lust month, while the interest on
the debt has decreased $231,000, also the lc
gal tender notes havo been reduced $1,097,'
000 ; tho amount of coin in the Treasury is
cported at $45,000,000, and currency nearly
$13,000,000, which altogether present a very
favorable statement of the national finances.
BQUEx-Gov. Corwin and lata U. S. Min
ister to Mexico, we learn lias transierreu
the sccno of his operations from the Now Em
pire to the City of Richmond, Va., where ru
mor represents him as being engaged in the
procurement of pardons (in a business way;
for rebels, who can come down handsomely
with the rhino. Where next We shall find his
For State Senate,
For Representative,
THOMAS A. WELSH of Scipio.
; , .- For Sheriff,
W. L. M' MASTER of Pomcroy.
For Commissioner,
J C. II. COBB of Salem.
For Prosecuting Attorney,
LEWIS PAINE of Pomcroy.
For Infirmary Director,
WM. DAVIS of Scipio.
For Coroner,
DR. C. H. REED of Middleport.
& Hon. John Brough, Governor of Ohio,
departed this life on Tuesday the 29th ultimo.
after a protracted sickness ana enaunng
much personal suffering; .the particulars' in
relation to whioh together with the proceed
ings of State officials in this connection win
be found elsewhere.' v; : '
By reason of tho doath of Gov. Brougq,
Charles Anderson, the Lieutenant Governor,
becomes acting Governor, and has already en
tered on the duties of the office.
Special Dispatches to the Cincinnati Oasetto.
29 A. M. Dr. Barr tele
graphs that Governor Brough is in articulo
mortis, and may remain in that condition
several hours. - His end is peace.
- Cleveland, Aug. 29 P. M The Governor
died at ono o'clock P. M.
' Columbus, August 29. Notwithstanding
tho previous announcements of the rapid de
cline of the Governor, yet when the word
puma tliia afternoon that he lmd died at one
o'clock, the public were scarcely able to rea
lize that the Chief Executive of the State was
tin tnnrft. The State offices were immediately
nml tl, Antra nlaced at half mast
Tho hoik were tolled and the emblems of
mmivnlnir nlnnnrl nn the doors of hoUS08.
Tho foelinor of irrief is deep and earnest The
Secretary of State officially notified Lieut
n,r AniWami nnrl rentiested the presence
of .judged Brinkerhoff andWIiite of the Sn-
Excellency and in what new business engaged, Gov n(iert01 wffl arrive tomightand be
it is impossible to surmise: the Governor does
not like pasturing on stunted grass ''
Tho "Athens Messenger," which is
ably and successfully couductcd by J. Van
Law, Esq., is offered lor sale in consequence
of the failing health of its proprietor.
The "Now York Tribune," gives tho fol
lowing compilation' of catastrophes lor tne
past year which have taken place on Railroads
in tho United States : '
. Jeff. Davis is reported as suffering un
der an acute at'ack of the erysipelas.
Jgj- Breadstuffs in the United Suites, in
conscqucnco of news from England, nave do
prcciated in price.
SSS" European accounts just received, rep
resent the rapid approach of the cholera to
western Europe.
tS" Rev. Fathor Collins, a venerable Cath
olic Puicst, died at Cincinnati on the 26th ult.
Sec obituary notice.
S THa nnmnletion of the great "Suez
Canal" is announced, which is open for ves
sels, many of which have already passed from
the Mediterranean to the Red Sea.
ggL, The people of Colorado contcropla-
tine an early application. for admission as one
of the States of tho Union, has nlreudy held
a Convention and adopted a free Constitution.
JOT The Wertz trial is again progrcssingi
and the testimony of witnesses having
b-en classified, ,it,. presumed the length of
the trial will be much circumscribed.
Jfif Gov. Brown of South Carolina, repre
sent things to be progressing quite favorably;
he claims that South Carolina, the first Slate
, to secede, will bo tho first which will heartily
return to tho Union.
Tub Epidemic. --Lato accounts from Eng
land represent great apprehensions of the
approach of the cholera, which unmistaka
bly is li availing westward, and has already
' reached Marseilles in France. ' .
a, Capt Winder, the son of General
Winder, of rebel notoriety, particularly
known in connection with tho oppression of
' the Andersonville prisoners, was recently ar.
rested in tho lower part of Maryland, and is
to be put on trial for his crimes.
Disasters duo to collision
Rotten crops tics, broken rails, Ac
Turning curves . .
Badly built ana rotten onugos
Bursting of boilers .1
Dcfcotivo locomouvos
Abscneo of rtouhlo track
Raised drawbridgos
Landslido .
Broken oulvort v '
Abecnco or defect of light and signals....
Running into horse, cows and dorricks.
Trilling with brakes
Midnlnnitrl Hwit.i'llUS ......
Culpability of companies or euiployos, about 45
Tho abrogate mortality and losses ot trains
are as follows:
Pnaaanirnrit Itillod or mortally wounded 800
PasBongors burned to doath, about 85
Casos of injury in every form o'U
Trains more or less demolished 87
The asrorregate amount of damage to the
rnnds and the miblic from such disasters is
estimated at $30,000,000 for this year.
in.lnnfiul intn nlVico in the morning. The day
for the funeral has not yet been determined
on. ' In the meantime the Secretary of State
has published the following address to tho
pooplo of tho Stato:
OlTIOi OF tub Secretahy OF State,
Columbus, Aug. 29, 1865.
To the reopleof Ohio:
The painful duty devolves on this Depart
ment of announcing to you the death of His
Excellency, John Brough, Governor of the
State, who expired this afternoon at his resi;
dnnce in tho city of Cleveland, after a pro
tracted and painful illness, which he has borne
with fortitude and resignation. In his death
tho peopiu of tho State and nation lose a
It - l J ..... . il,A .l-.nnsiAmont t Ihoir
2 irienu uevoiuu w .ui.ijwudhu u.
1 ' oest interests i an nmvt cuimcieiiiiuuo uim mac
Jgfc, A National Church College, is about
being erected at Mansfield, Ohio, by the Meth
odist Protestant Church, towards which a fund
of $100,000 for ifs endowment lias been al
ready obtained to enlargo which further ex"
ertions are being made.
J-Tho complaint of "Citizen," which
will bo' found on tho 3d page of our paper, in
our estimation and those familiar with the
nromisoa in nuestion. is not without much
show of reason, as will appear from an obser
vation of the premises. But the simple "Cit
izen" who in the simplicity of his heart lags
behind tho age in which we live, has yet to
Ipam the distinction theso modern times
oxic ting between matters of the mind and of
bodily health, tho wherewithal to nil an
empty Btomach, and remedial measures to be
resorted to after disease shall have Sot in.
Had ho taken into consideration that Alder
men nro incontrovertible gormands, and that
us a substitute for roast beef, (an unhculty
food these sultry days) either turtle soup or
broiled frogs are essentials to tho delicate
stomachs of officials, and that gnats, and par
ticularly musqnitos have becomo approved
medicaments in the advanced stage of the
medical profession, particularly as a substitute
for the lancet in the practice of f lea-bot omy,
wo believe he would have held his peace,
and suffered our city fathers to go on their
way unchallenged and ccnsurelcss. Now
should "Citizen" instead of grumbling and
complaining, by a due exercise of his genius
have contributed to the enlargement of a new
species of delicato food such for instance as
niay bo found in the frog family and to the
advancement of science and commerce in a
new species of trade calculated to deplete the
body of its overcharged fluid, we cannot
but believe ho would have done himself great
er honor, and deserved more at the hands of
posterity than ho is now likely to receive,
public servant Proudly is tho history ol
John Brough interwoven with that ot the
State which gave him birth, and never failed
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to honor mm wim ner ingnesi cuiimrence.
Born ihHhe year 1811, at Marietta, and early
nau t.ntn hla nwn roxniiropfi for xunnort and
tho development of the high order ot faculties
with which nature had enaowea nim, no wu
not long in establishing himself in the confi
dence of his fellow citizens, whose trust he
hntrnved. Scarcely- had he attained
his majority when he entered the arena of
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pllUllC lllli, WI1CU UU BUUH ircuumu uioiiiiguioiiuw
as a journalist, and ' afterward as an orator
nm statesman, successively representing
the people as legislator and chief fiscal officer
for the period of eight years, involving the
darkest day in the financial history of tho
Stato, he conducted the affairs committed to
his charge with such signal success as to es
inliliah a reputation only accorded to the.
highest talent and most devout patriotism,
and so firmly was he fixed in the esteem of
the people, tlv!.' it was not strange when
danger nain threatened, when loyalty was
struggling with treason for the mastery, that
yonr sufl'ragcs were again extended to him
mil with unprecedented unanimity. In re
sponse to your latest call, he brought to your
service his best abilities, and in that service
he has yielded his life with a devotion you
cannot readily forget.
As a tilting tribute ot respect 10 nis mem
ory I earnestly suggest a suitable observance
hv the citizens of tho State of the day which
shall bo set apart for his funeral obsequies.
Let us as a people, while standing- in the
presence of our illustrious and honored dead,
rrRn rn to lm late llts viriuun aim uumii";uM
thorn to our children, at the same time, that
we rccognizo in our bereavement the hand uf
the Allwise Disposer of events, who controls
alike tho destinies ot ntates ana lnaivmuuis.
Very respectfully,
Wi. Henry Smith,
Secretary of Stale.
Surgeon O.' A. Judson, Superintendent : of
Carver Hospital, Washingtoiv-the largest
hospital in the country and a man of rare
professional attainments and great experience
in the class ot diseases under whicn tne wov
ernor was laboring, to proceed to this city for
the purpose of consultation. Surgeon' Judson
accordingly arrived here about tlie 1st of
August, and has devoted himself with great
ability and fidelity to the case in hand. Gen
eral Barr welcomed most cordially the assist
ance of Burgeon Judson, and these two, in
conjunction with the family physicians of the
Governor and the most eminent medical gen
tlemen of this city, have been almost literally
sleepless in their attentions. Xhey have
fouirht the malady inch by inch, and have
several times thought themselves the victors,
only to bo disappointed by seeine the subtle
disease take a Protean turn and plunge the
patient into a leanul relapse.- The original
disease was spontaneous cellulitis locauy de
veloped in the hand and foot from a slight in
jury, followed by gangrene; in . the wounds
causeu ur iimiBiuug iu uie iuui, curuuiicius
and numerous abscesses. The gangrone did
not set in in the cuts of the hand. It. hod
entirely healed before death. The sloughing
process would be arrested tor a tew days,
when tne process oi granulation ana suppura
tion would seem fairly to commence. But
goon he would be seized by terrible congestive
chills, in several of which he was though to
be dying. 1 hen dark spots indicating gan
irreno would reappear, calling for fresh incis-
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ons. ana cauBiuir tne aurffeuiis uiwu w ucs
nair. The Governor has been almost literally
cut to pieces. .'. Eight regular surgical opera
tions have been perlormed on him, besides
the opening of. threjiittrbufecles, and no less
than twentv-five abscesses, Milch discharged,
each one, from two table spoonfuls to a pint
of matter. But the gangrenous ulcers baffled
the skill of the surgeons, aitnougn tne enuro
portion of the foot, from the outside of the
ankle ioint to the center of tho sole had been
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laid bare, tno Knueirueiv usuu, mm mu mnnu
litcrally cauterized with nitric acid. Tho
Rnvnmor has been a creat suffcror, but has
borne these terrible operations with great he
roism. For the most part he retuscd to take
chloroform, telling tho surgeon : " w nen you
get ready to cut tell me, and then cut, watch
fner thn nnerution without a uroan.
The annetito of the Governor long since
'fulled in n-reat part and he has been kept
. .
upon stimulants, ne was oi course greanv
reduced in flesh, his extremities being dread
fiillv attenuated, his hands looking like birds'
claws. For some time he has been irrational
frnm the effects of the disease, but with oc
casional lucid intervals, in which his intellect
shone out with all its accustomed clearness,
and in which he gave his attention to the
more pressing thoughts pertaining to the du
ties of his office. He held many conversa
tions with Snrgeon Barr in relerence to the
noaihle fatal issue of the disease, and talked
with great Calmness and solemnity about the
realities of death and the future. After seve
ral hours of deep stupor, the Governor awoke
about nine o'clock Monday evening, and was
nlnihed in his risrht mind for several hours.
Until midnight he conversed with his family
and physicians a pleasant, refreshing, prec
ious conversation to an cimcerneu, u rujjuri,
of which is given elsewhere. No one can
overestimate the value whioh the revelations
of ilinaa lirief houti will have for all time in
the mincfS'of the bereaved family. Soon the
clouds gathered around that strong intellect,
and the lights were shut in by the thick va-
irs ot fast approaching aeatn. ne conunueu
ixiiiinir off connection with the country be
yond, makes it necessary to send forward ex
J ' . i . rr ,t,
trk mounted iorces anu supplies, uiuvo wo
stoppage of the sale of Government horses
and mules at several points In the North and
West "j 'V-
, We remind our readers that the State
Fair at Columbus will take place on the 12th,
13th, 14th and 15th inst
Also that tho Fair for Meigs County will
take place at Racine on the 4th and 5th of
October next
US' The papers throughout the State are
publishing "rolls of honor" of those who have
been in the army during the war. This is a
praiseworthy work, to which wo will be pleased
to contribute so far as relates to me county,
provided we shall be furnished with a proper
list ' mt m
gr On reference to a notice contained on
the 3d page, it will be seen, that our Metho
dist Brethren hold their camp meeting a short
distance from Mason City, West Va., on
Thursday the 14th inst; where all interested
in instruction and hearing good speaking
will not fail to attend
Political Convulsion.
' From late intelligence from England,
we learn the crops have been successfully
gathered notwithstanding the late bad pros
pects; consequently the advance on bread
stuffs has given way both in that and our own
country, and more reasonable prices rule in
both countries. .
' VS' Montgomery Blair, late Postmaster
General, and at present an aspirant to a seat
in Congress from "my own Maryland;" is en
gaged in another crusade against Secretaries
Stanton and Seward and Judge Advocate
Holt; In the use of the tongue, the ex-Postmaster
is as active and untiring as ever was
Gov. Wise with the pen.
t&m Latest intelligence from the Rio
Grandjs, represent either shore to beconvered
as by m cloud, with the armies of the Uni.
ted States and the pseudo Emperor of Mexi
co. Whatever is destined to grow out of the
beligerent attitude of the respective forces of
, the two countries is in the future: this howev
er is certain, that the most perfect amity pre.
. vails at the present time between the officers
- of the respective commands, wha visit and
feast each other.
Democratic brethren in Ohio, earnest be
lievers in secession nnd in State sovereignty
paramount to the general Government, de
monstrate the sincerity of pretensions hereto
fore so persistently urged, by 'organizing two
separate conventions, which recently con.
vened at Columbus to supersede the old time
honored party', under whose tents they so long
dwelled in a state of semi liarmony, but which
now alas aro become obsolete! where merri
ment and the wine cup nro known no more,
and the voice of lamentation has ceased to
be heard forever.
Instead therefore of worshipping in the Old
Tabernacle as in the days of yore, two mod
cm structures have been erected one lor
Alexander Long and W. M. Corry under the
banner of State sovereignty, and tho other
for the occupancy of "Confederate Democra
cy" where the voice of the gallant "old Hunk.
ere" is heard iu gloomy response, singing the
tongs of the night! On the 18th ultimo, the
Stato sovereignty division convened at the
Stale Capital, and made the following nomi
nations for State offices : For Governor, AI.
exander Long, of Hamilton; for Lieut Gov-
ernor, Chilton A. White, of Clermont; for
Treasurer, John McGuffey; for Supreme Judge,
(long term) M. H. Mitchell; to till vacancy,
Alexander 8. Boyce; for. Attorney General
Robert E. Hutcheson; for School Commis
sioner, James M. White; for Member of Board
of Public Works, Wm. H. Creighton, of Mad
ison; for Clerk of Supreme Court, Virgil E.
Shaw, of Fairfield County.
The other wing of the disintegrated party,
also assembled m Convention at the same
place on the 24th ult and nominated a ticket
for State offices: for Governor, Geo. W. Mor
gan; Lieut Governor, Wm. Lang; Judges of,
the Supreme Court, P. V. Trump & 1 nomas
McKey; Treasurer, Geo. Spcnoe; Attorney
General, D. M. Wilson, &., Ac Much sport
is anticipated at the race course the coming
annual election, though it is expected that
little if any money will be risked by the sport
ing community on the miserable nags, in
training againsb-the courser known as Gener
al COX: '?flJlft?c-
The Adjutant General has also issued the
following order to the jNationni uuara:
General Headquarters, State of Ohio,
Adj't Gen's Office, Columbus, Aug. 29, 1865.
fJeneral Orders No. 7.1
Tho painful duty devolves upon this De
partment of announcing to the National
uuard ot Uhio tne aeatn oi ms rixceuciicy,
John Brough, Governor and Commander-in-Chief
of Ohio, who died this day at 1 o'clock
P. M., at his residence in the city of Cleve
land. In token of respect for tho memory
of the deceased, it is ordered that all officers
of the National Guard wear tho usual badge
of mourning for the period of thirty days, and
that the armories and colors of the Guard bo
draped in mourning for tho same length of
Signed B. R. Cowek,
Adjutant General of Ohio,
ww fsneral.
Columbus, Aug. 29. It has been decided
to havo tho funeral services at the Governors
residence, No. 310, Prospect Street, Cleveland,
at eleven o'clock A. M. on Friday next Tho
State officers and clerks and other friends
from this city will go up on the 10:20 A. M.
train on Thursday.
AV ACCOUNT of his affliction.
The Cleveland Leader gives the following
account of the last illness and closing scenes
in the life of the late Governor of Ohio :
On the 29th of June the Governor came to
this citv to recuperate. He had then been
suffering a week or more from a foot and
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nana made aura in wve umuuer uciaircu uj
Surseon Barr to the Secretary of War. We
reproduce the diagnosis of the Surgeon, writ
ten July zotn:
To be brief, in the first place he had been
much broken down by overlabor and anxiety
since the death of President Lincoln. About
five or six weeks since he slightly injured his
foot by stepping on a small pebble one evening
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nn inmrv wim;u un Kumiuatm iu ire biiuuiv
a bruise or sprain of the foot, and to rest that
foot walked about for a week after, leaning
heavily on a cane, which produced the same
condition in his left hand.
Violent inflamation of the periosteum and
entire cellular structure of both hand and foot
followed, with phagadenio sloughing and gan
grene of the soft structure, which was followed
with much irritative fever and deterum death
of some of the bones of the toes, and also
frequent ; hemorrhages from sloughing of
smau arteries ana enormous aosccsses in au-
ferent parts of the limbs aad body. He was
at his home in Cleveland at the time of the
most violent onset of the attack. Not appre
hending so serious a matter, I had, three days
before he telegraphed me to see him, advised
him to go home and rest, and nnrse his sores.
Immediately on seeing him the hrst time, on
consultation with his family physician, I ad
vised free, deep, and numerous incisions in
his hand and foot These gave him great re
lief, but, owing to the condition of his system
and tho viruiency ot tne atucn, mucn siougn-
ine and lreauent hemorrhages lollowcd; and.
as I supposo, by absorption, morbid material
through the lymphatics, or from great pros
tration or poverty of blood, followed these
terrible abscesses
Surgeon Barr's treatment was approved by
Surgeon General Barnes at Washington, but
such was the Secretary's interest in the Gov
ernor, he requested Surgeon Barnes to detail
o'clock, when the great soul of the patriot and
statesman, John Brough, was borne from the
sufferings and sorrows of the earthly life, to
tho rewards and giones ot an lmmunui existence.
the closing scene.
The closing scene in the life of Governor
Rrnno-b n described to us by an eve witness.
are full of interest and pathos. On Monday
evening at -about nine o clock, the Governor
awakened irom tne liisensiuiniv in wiucu nu
had luin for some days, and at the request of
his family, who gathered around his bedside,
Surgeon General Barr informed him that nil
which human sum coura uo lor mm nun ueun
attempted, nnd in vain, and that now he was
in tho hands of Almighty God. He colild not
live forty-eight hours, ine uovcrnor- was
greatly shocked at this announcement, and,
looking uenerai iarr in wo mc, mwra u""
to repeat what he had said. General Burr
again stated that he had not forty-eight hoHrs
to live. The Governor then requested that
all except his family and General Barr should
Ipnvn tho room. After this had been done,
he conversed camly and rationally with his
family for sometime on private family affairs.
Tnminir to General Barr, and apparently
addressing his remarks more particularly to
him, tho Governor proceeded to speak of his
religious views and hopes. Ho said, in sub
stanco, that he was no theologian, and had
never made any protession ot religion., no
had, however, always endeavored to live hon
estly and uprightly in his relations with his
fellow men, and he hoped and believed that
ho had so dono. He coniesseo mat no naa
sinned greatlv, although he denounced as
false tho slanderous rumors of his drunken
ness and licentiousness which had been circu
lated. But, though he acknowledged that he
had been a grent sinner in the sight of God,
he stated that every act of his in discharging
his duty as Governor had been performed
with tho strictest conscientiousness, and with
prnycrful regard to his responsibility, not only
to tho country, but to God. He also stated
that he had never gone to bed at night for
twenty years without first praying to God for
forgiveness and protecuou, uuu vu m mou
penitently, acknowledging his sins and trust
ing in Christ for pardon. As he spoke, tho
Governor raised his eyes, and, as though death
keenness to them, exclaimed
that he saw the Mediator standing on the
right hand of the Father making intercession
Inv hia Bina. Mfi COnClUUCU wiwuw cmutiMiv
declaration, several times repeated : " J die
havvilu and alorvmsly." ' The scene was
aflVitlni? and at the close of it the
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iMTArn-w nut nm arum nruuim v.
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Gen. Barr, and with deep emuuuii uiaimeu
him for his care and attention, expressing
mrfMt aniiafaMinn with his medical treatment
He then took his farewell of bis family.
About midnight he relapsed into insensibility,
whioh inntinnad without intermission until
his death. . . , -
Such were the last hours in the lite ot John
Brough. ' ' '
' B. K. T. HUNTEB a CASB. ;
Mrs. R. M.. T. Hunter was escorted to the
White House this morning by Secretary Sew
ard, and through his influence obtained'; a
private interview with the President reiauve
to the release of her husband, who is desirous
of leaving the country forever.
Ex-Governor Joe Brown and A.' H. Ste
phens' brother-in-law, succeeded in obtaining
an audience with the President The object
of their visit was to obtain the release from
confinement of the rebel Vice President
The President listened attentively to what
thev had to say, and alter they were through,
politely informed them thnt he had not yet
decided on the matter, and when he did . de
cide he would let them know. .
An officer on Gen. Grant's staff, who re
cently had an interview with the rebel ex-
i ... t at- r. i.:. j
1 rcsiuent, siiys muttieii. is lunuua iu u,o uc
nunointions of Hunter and Stephens, whom
he accuses of deliberately betraying the
Southern cause into the hands of the Yankees.
Had those two men, said Jeff., "represent
ing as they did tho weak-kneed conservative
sentiment in tno soutn, stooa nrm, tne diiuiu
em cause would have triumphed." . Jeff, ap-
wears to bo perfectly indifleront to his late.
but still does not think the punishment for
his crime will be visited upon him. ne tow
the officer that he had less care upon his
mind now, and felt easier than he did when
licwas President ot the Uonlederacy.
t ' heavy sauuai.iNo. t1&
The Government has received information
that large quantities of drugs, cigars, silks
and other articles, on which there are high
duties, have recently been smuggled to the
Canada border. A large lorce ot detectives
have been organized to operate upon a new
base, and they are already on the track of a
number ot the suspected parties, u is esti
mated that at leLst five million dollars worth
of goods have been smuggled across the border
within the past lour months.
Fort Laramie, Aug. 25. Advices from
Gen. Connor's Fowdcr river expedition, nre
to August 21st On tho 16th a detachment
of his Pawnee scouts discovered, pursued and
killed nil ot a war party ot Cheyennes num
bering twenty-four, which was returning from
the mail road with scalps and plunder. There
was no loss on our side. We captured twenty-
nine horses and mules, a quantity of white
women s and children s clothing, and two in
fantry coats issued at Laramie last spring to
tho Indians, who subsequently killed Uapt
Fouls and four soldiers of tho 7th Iowa Cav
alry ; also a number of letters and papers ad
dressed to members of tho 7th Michigan Reg
iment now on duty on the mail road, which
shows that they were directly from the mail
On the 20th the scouts killcd"o'rie of the
principal chie'V of the Choyennes. On the
atoMJ&pt Marshall, of the 11th Ohio Cavalry,
ran into a band and killed two and captured
twenty horses and mules, together with seve
ral packs of plunder which had evidently
came into their possession recently. There
was no loss on our side. Tho Indians arc all
moving north with great rapidity for their
villages. Gen. Connor left Powder river on
the 22d, moving nortb, concentrating His Col
umns, who are r(.ady nnd eager to meet them.
Burlington, Vt, Aug. 28. Mrs. E. Gris-
wold, a wealthy old lady, who resides in the
western part of Williston, Vt, about seventy
miles from this city, wns found in her barn
brutally murdered, tier husband was absent
at tho time. The perpetrator of the deed is
as yet unknown. A largo amount of money
was in the house, which is missing.
Washinoton, Aug. 28. We learn authori
tatively that the Government's financial con
dition is easy, and that tho Secretary of the
Treasury will be enabled .to moetull demands
with the means at his command.
No statement of the public debt will be
made on tho 1st of September, nor will there
be a statement, hereafter, ollener than once
in two months; so that tho next statement of
the public debt will appear on the 1st of Oc
tober ensuing.
Investigations inst closed show thnt sharp
ers have swindled soldiers terribly in discount
ing their claims; ono of them alone must
have made forty thousand dollars.
Cleveland, O., Aug. 29. The Wellington
National Bank, Wellington, Ohio, was robbed
last night of from $70,000 to $100,000 in Gov
ernment bon.-ls, all special deposit The
property of the bank was not touched. No
Bailey, Mlf Body
of their regiment, and 916 by their respective
States. Twelve hundred and six western
soldiers have been reinterred, 893 of whom
have been identified by the name of their reg
iment and State, and 813 bV their, States, as
follows: Ohio Identiued, liv, unsnown, ow.
Illinois Identified, 3. Michigan Identified,
57. Wisconsin Identified, 89; unknown, 30.
f .i.. tJ in. ,IMUAvn Hit
aimnesuui xucuuucu, 'i " Bryan, K. M. .
Pennsylvania Identified, 608; unknown, 109. nrwell, John
... - ... . r . . - 1 iii. , IE I -..
Western Virginia loentinea, io; uhkhuwu,u. uration, Mrs. vorcas
A nnlinnilnti will Ka matin !n PnnffrpRR at itA Enoch. J. .
n( pxlnn'tn erect a national monument in Edwardu, Uev. Mm. E,
tho cemetery. . ajJ. Rot. Andrew
pinnnVK. Hill, Jesse
The President to-day granted , pardons to Unier. Charles W,
the following rebel dignitaries: bx-Uovernor Murray, Mooro k Co.
Aiken, of Soutfc Carolina ex-oenator a. u, Reed, Joseph
. . n if,, d. . il .1..
P. Nicholson, ot Tennessee uenerai uiueuu mewan,
Pillow, of Tennessee.
Th renlv of Extra Billv Smith to the ques
tion whether he had yet applied for pardon,
oommenoe her full
18th 1805.
bulldlha an d-
,M llf K. I.M.St
er will app y tor paroon to a ta.ior. -1 ' in the now Chureh on the west .Ids of Bassr Run,
said rebel is now living by tne-suncrnnce oi nMr Mr -Buble's. The room is oommodious. -
that tailor, in quiet retirement on anya
near Vvarrenton, Vo. Vj'; ' j
REMAIN IHO In the Poitoffioo, at Pomelo,
Ohio, Bept. th, 186ft. i
N, B. Persons oslllntf for these letters ill
please ay advertised. ,
Bum, Mrs. earan
Bbots, Mies Eliiabtth
Swisher, Geo, N. S
Too, J. P. 2
Teter, Miss 8. C.
Williams, John E. -
Wriaot, t. P.
Wlltoo, Wist Carolina
WoH, Valentine -Webt,
Bcnj. M.
War, Aaron Mr
Webb, C. 15.
Young, Dociaii f t
,a illiiRfrnnvA nf a nrominont phase oi oouin- HTIS3 Urania (Stivers win
uai:. "A.,l!J tn mnlnn " oiiirl he il Icrm. nn Wednoadari Sc.it
. , .?.. u ' j nil ui ,l..M..jut iF T ait- Owlnor tn ilia nronoied Work of
lnaignanuy, no, aiiu i ii uw iwu" .: . v N, ui.
Renorts received at the Department of Ag
riculture, warrant the statement that the po
' .. .. -ii r i i.
llavinir secured the services of 5dis Kate Mon-.-
tague as an assistant, she hopes to be able to re-,
ceive, and render satisfaction to all who may
think proper to patronise her school.
TERMS. ,, r
Primary and Secondary studies as graded by
intn cron this season will be one of the lar- thn nnhiin achools M 00
r l I r iJ 1 .1 U1I- I 1- K. ,111
urammar,at graaua ujf -uwiuum wiivwi, w
Higher branoues including Latin and Al
gebra. &o.,... ......... ' T Off
gest crops ever grown in this country,
- The trial of Jefferson Davis will take place
before a U. S. Circuit Court, but the particu
lar one has not yet been dosignatod. there
nnama tn he no importance attached to the
fact that the Grand Jury of the Uistrict ot
f!nhtmhin- some months ago, louna a true oiti
airainat him for constructive treason in send
ing bis troops to operate against ii agmugtuu
in the summer of 1864. The Grand Jury of
Pomcroy, Sopt. 4th, 1805 36-2t
f W l tin 4th div of Sentember. OBe Silver Hatch.
) Tho owner mav have the same returned by
calling at Marshal Lee's office, Swallow's store,
proving properly ana paying cnargoi. .--
the Court at Knoxville has indicted hiin for TkyoTICE is hereby given, that a oomplotc Hit of ,
treason; tor mere uavis naranguea mo peu- j.1 all persons liable to military uuij,uu iruut
ile against the U. o. Uovernment l ne trial, whom commutation money v auo, uo own niacin
i , !, lo ; W tmrn in the hands of the Countv Treasurer of Stein
or anj ; other place in tho fOth Judicial Dis- fallen KXo? sffi' aTr
trict, tor the reason mat tno vacancy occ- which time the Trealuror wU, pro0eed to collect
sionea oy tne aeaui oi iisouuiuro u u ti,e Bamo with a penalty or u per cent, oauea.
ron has not been filled. As tne military op- AARON btivbub, Auditor.
erations against the Unitpd States were direct- Pomeroy, Sopt. 4, 1886 li0-4tj ,
. . Tl 1 3 Ii T L I
en hv orders given from Bichmond, it is prob-
Min that, the trial will take place in Virginia,
at Norfolk, in which event Chief Justice Chase
will preside, as that State is embraced in the
judicial circuit assigned to him. I
Lexington. Ky.. Aug. 29. The total offi-
8TATEMENT of the amount of MoMy, Prop
erty and Effecli in the Treanry of Ueig$ lAMMty,
and the amount belonging to each Fund on Un Slal
day of Aufftut, 1865:
Funds. Amount.
Ministerial Funds, 132 26
cial vote, with thecxception of Wolfe county, School do --
is, for Treasurer, Uarrard, neaie, s,- --"" r r-80 4,
082. Garrard s majority is 100. uast iuu . -
McClellan's majority wns about d,000. County revenue
The House will stand, Opposition, 58; Un- Bridie buildlnv. io
ion, 42. The Senate, Opposition, 18; Union, Infirmary
murmur jjuriu
Tl M l. T.:.,t finv .Intnha FftVnrH the Btate
1 la BUU VUlll iireuh vw.. UUUw ,
amendment If so, his casting vote will car- ""
do 14,817 81
do.,....i.. 1,80 14
do 7,942 M
do 2,064 02
do 17 74
do ' 27 OB
proporty tax
23 84
N. YnrV. Anir 28. The steamer City of
Washington, trom Liverpool on uto uu
Queenstown on the Ktn, arnveu uv
Tim oattle nlavne continued to be the prom
inent tamo in England. The disease was
o- . . .
kt CwUntinoDle it had increased to 384
jAotha In AIM AM.
J' . TT
The weather continues unsetueu. neavy
rains interfered with the harvest operations
Plnnr firm and 6d ner brl dearer.
Wheat in speculative demand, prices again
2(5i3d per cental dearer. Corn hrm and price
s 11 .
ratner in iavor ui luuero
TiivArnooL Ant?. 17. The Great Eastern
at Crnokhaven this morning.
The cable prospects are generally regarded
bnnefuL Quotations of shares have improved
J per cent It is thought that arrangements
will bo maae ior is imm5mic hcitii v. um
efforts to recover the cable.
Washington, Aug. 28. The destruction b
tKn TnHiana of the Union Western Tclegrapl
lino in Utah, for the distance of fivo miles,
New York, Aug. 29. The Tribune's Browns'
villc, Texas, correspondent of Aug. 5, says:
This evening Senor Kobles, Mexican JUin
ister of Public Works, came over the river on
visit, anil wns recoived by Gen. Steele, who
gave his distinguished visitor a quiet dinner at
Miller s Hotel.
Among the guests were Gen s Weitzel and
Draper. After a pleasant repast, at which
friendly sentiments wero exchanged, the par
ty broke up, Scnor Roblcs rccrossmg the river.
Senor llomero and Gen. Ortega are said to
be on their way here, and are looked for dai
ly. The visit ot these two distinguished Lib
erals seems to point to something about to be
dono on the Kio Grande. All quietnlong the
river at present
The Herald's Vera Cruz correspondent of
the 13th says: On the 20th of last month the
town of Gongolica declared itself in favor of
the Republic. It is the chief town of one of
the most populous districts of Vera Cruz.
This district lies adjacent to Orizaba, and ex
tends to the foot of the Sierra Madre, which
slopes to! the coast south of this place, the
whole section as lar as AiaDnsco oeiug aevo-
ted to the Republican cause, and commanded
by Gen. Garcia. Five hundred men, armed
with good rines, are maintaining tuo mue
nendence of Gongolica. which is too difficult
of accets to be easily conquered. A force of
two hundred Austrians, who recently marched
from Oozaba with the intention ot whipping
the insurrectionists, fell into an ambnsh on
the road, and were forced to take to night,
lnavino- thirtv dead on the field.
e- .i - I til.
A lew urys Since tne JVUSirmna men wiyu
another reverse to the North of Puebla, in
which, according to the city of Mexico pa
nera. ntiA rnmnanv of infantry and fifty dra
goons fell victims to the ferocity of the Re
A narusal of the newspapers of this coun
try will show that, in addition to the execu
tions decreed oy courts maruui, bucuuiikii.
are constantly, almost daily, taking place be
tween the Imperialists and Republicans, in
which the losses in killed alone range from
twenty to thirty to 100 or more on eacn side.
Wnshinirton. Aug. 29. The trustees of the
ground purchased by the appropriation made
hv Maryland Legislature, for a soldiers'
' , , J J., .
cemetery at Anuetum, imvu w.uu u nuumo
to the authorities of tlso several loyal States
reqnosting co-operation in the work of its
completion, by the appointment of trustees
and faking appropriations for the purpose.
The lite ol tne cemetery, wnicn is nou u
side' famous bridge across the Antietam,
U nlre&riv been enclosed with a neat fence,
and i large number of bodies have been re
interred therein. The loyal dead buried on
k. itnM which ia nearlv twenty miles in ex
tent; number between seven and eight thouB
aSd.1 Two thousand six hundred and twenty
bidics have been identified, J,704 by the name
I Teachers' Institute
Salisbury Bounty
do ..
do '
Fund, 1,248 10
xai no
4,278 76
4&2 75
2,500 85
815 85
$43,092 U
$5,700 15
141 8
ry it in the Senate.
fbom sourn cabolina.
TSlnw York. Autr.30. The Herald's Charles-
ton correspondence of the 26th says : There gaiem $
have recently been arrivals irom me lawnw iouuoh
of large stocKs ot cotton ana consiuernuu:
mimhara nf nlnnters. and the business ot the
1. a, onnnnrnirincr lonk. - i
S r':,": LV i Vh l.int, County Bounty overdrawn,:
., . f .i i a ui.n omon- Amount ouo ir
mat since uw cuiuix-u .iw.o ,
... , 11.. J L ,1 l,n I A. n..
cinaed. tnev nave generally unserreu i , . um ih
plantations, and can t be induced to work ex- Balance Cash in tho Treasury, 37,241 0
cept under tho compulsion of the military.
In consequence of this desertion of tho ne
irrnPB. the nlanters sav tho cotton and corn
B , -
crops of tho atato will give nine rauru uu
hnlt nn nrriinarv cron.
It is estimated that through tne navoc aim
rerun nation consenuent upon uio reiit
and its failure, and from the emancipation of
the slaves, the value oi property in ouum
Carolina, which was $400,000,000 in 1860, has
been reduced to $U,UW,UW at tne present yy 0us customers, that wo have doubly enlarged
time. our establishment at JJllchor's Boston Boot and
The test oatlnsjtiuircdiby the act ot lft)J, Shoo shop, thrco doors above tho Rolling Mill.
... . ..C II . . :.. . I ..... . nnA wnll .
ot all persons entering un uhj uuueo vji a i mK judi. i""" -"j ""ij" -
ITnited States dmce. has given rise to consid- lectcd stock, consisting in part of
v.i. Jl..n..;n. horo DRY GOODS. NOTIONS,
OIIlrlC I 1 (lttiii-,. 1. QtlIFC
r Ti i.:in .1 ii-D imnn wno I uiiuinin'T. uwio a, cuuuu,
uovernor rerry - ' ";8 . " GROCEHIES. SCHOOL BOOKS. V
given a list 01 tno various -'' '" Am, . onorttI vnrictv of all kinds of Roods, wo !
olhcies in nouin uronnu, ar0 now- prcpar(!d to offer for ,tti0, t tbo lowest ;
nominate suitable persons to fill them, lhe casn prices. Our motto is small profits and quick v.
from former Treasurer,
$48,092 13
Also bills receivable, ,.S15 00
Amount of allotment money, ' 2,135 01)
rial'o and effice furniture, 1,000 00
Geo. B. Gnow, Trcasnror. . : 36-lt
ItTE take pleasure in announcing to our nomcr-
Governor's appointees nro, with but .'one or returns. We oan't be, nor won't bo undersold by e
two exceptions, lnengioio, in vuii9i.tuui jow or ucntno,
having held ollico under Uavis ruie.
Washington Aug. 30. Five hundred
of which wore attached six mules,
" - i . . . ... , i r T -
left this city this morning, Douna iur iki"
worth. It is understood mat tne luuruuj
occupy the space of several months.
Romcmber tho blace, three doors above then
Rolling Mill, Front stroot, Pomcroy, Ohio.
THE undorsignod has bcon duly appointed Ad- ;.
"iv r -. --, - .. , i i mlnistratnx oi tno estate oj uniau urownint'.
l.nttors and annhnationa continue to inuiu-i, , . t-I ah -.. :s '
Mwv.w rr.-- . I latO OI mOlgH CUUIliJT, UUiv, uwuwow. pw-.
ply at the Pension Bureau from people in the indebted to the estato are requested to make;
South, whose pensions were interrupted by immediate payment, and thoBO having claims
the outbreak of the rebellion. These are against the same, will, without delay, preieat ,.
anxious to know what must be done to secure them to the nnd signed for w0e-
a resumption of their pensions, and are lm- 36-tt. NANCY M. BROWMhU, Adm I.
patient to prove ths stoutest loyalty to the SHERIFF'S SALE.
National Government g . T,,.n Mlij0hn Cavwood Guardian of
New York, Aug. 30. The Herald s Rich-
mnnH enrresnnndent savs :
The people of this city, on Tuesday, held
their an-called Union meeting for wliu-h they
had been for some time previous making ex- 1.J o ciocx a. m. at t
(tl . I n.nAn In Phmornv. In said
tensive preparations, ine .ue. B .- -- - ... lad8 ind tonement, to wit .
ted over the rostrum, and the ears oi ine re- B -n in attho 80uthwest comer of section No.
formed rebels present were greeted with the 3 ,n town8hip jjo. 8, in range No. 15, In the
strains of Yankee Doodle and the star opan- ob.j0 Company s purchase, thence norm 75 roan,
C. A. K. Johnson and EliiaJ. Johnson against
llonry Knapp. i '
BY virtue of an order of sale to mo directed
from tho Court of Common Pleas of Meigs
oounty, Ohio, in tho abore ease, X will, on the
7th dav of Uotobcr, oetween ine uoyrs uni hu
. . '., , - 1 1 n . it
at tae aoor oi ma vuurb uuumi
oounty, offer for sale the fot-
irled Banner, so long ignored by them. All
, u
the RneaKers were men wno six iuunum njtu,
were prominent-supporters of the Jeff. Davis
Confederacy. ,
The resolutions adopted express indigna
tion at the suspicions on the part of Northern
people and journalists that tne recanting Be-
thence east 120 rods, thonoe south 75 rods, thenco
west 120 rods to the place of. beginning, contain
ing 56 acres more or less. Appraised at $400.
Uivcn under my nana tnis am uy oi rcim-iu-ir,A.
D.1865. 36-5t M.UECOX,8.M.C.
s-tf vnDal! a TlalinAv. mnlitlncr at Honff Konff-
ccssionists are not sincere in taking the oath (j- jn china, and Lewis 8. Dabney, Walter Dab-
of allegiance, and pronounce suchimputations ney, Frederiok Dabney and Alfred S. Dabney,
as utterly groundless and false. They pro- residing at Cambridge, in tie stateof Maachu-
..1.t t thn National setts, heirs at Uw of Frederick Dabney deceased,
ibbo wo ... -vv --- ---r"7. -in tab, notice that a petition was aiea agaum
Government and acquiescencein the result of mU0ths Tth diy 0f September, A. .65,
the war, including the nbohtion ot slavery, lr the Court 0f common Pleas, within and for
pledge confidence in and the greatest respect the nty of Meigs and sUt of Ohio, by Char-
for President Jonnson, and Governoa Pier- le, yf. Dabney, and is now Pn8 wherein
pent, and recommend that similar meetings
- . . . m.i .
be held throughout the State.
of Meigs, to wit : The east half of 100 acre lots
No. 308, 307 306, exoepting sold and conveyed to
I I-:--, i. ti, H of aaid half lots, aad
, ti u. I...J. omor. ij"g "-"-..-.; ...
JNew lorK, Aug. oi. itappen tua along the south line orsaia sva j muo iuo "
otrebel guerrillas, Danaits ana uuhvcb ran unlof ioo aore lot no. ou v """""
manage to keep up some sort o. orgauwuu y n? , o-.-STSZSili
'TfS'.Vihur, correspondent re-to&&"2X!S.
'."-" " - o , . town two and range tnirwen, enwpuug m mu
porta the capture of the steamer Keota .by a w whloh nav8 been sold and oonveyed to
L --il.. .,lm whn rnhhr the officers r .7... .,. ..4 .half una In llu
uni-bv mcoo ..-", -. . . I otner parties j 7" " ------
ana crew, ana uiu not icava uuu,ij west pan ox irowuu - -v,
everything portable on board which they de- m i ,aid town two and range thirteen except-.
. V,6, ' . . . ii mnntAiv. 1 1 ik. i..( . anM tn and owned bv other perseni.
sired, vtner outrajres, wwu aB t '"isi : . . , r -
! -i5 also the south half of the easthalf of seotion No,
oy mem . . . 25 in said towa two and range thirteen j also lot
in order to put .uip to uU - No. 274 in tho town of Pomeroy, excepting si
in tne state, rroviaionai uui "".' gore of the surface in the southeast pan toenoit
had h nmolamation. called for the formation, . . Kn. 174 helnv a nart of fraction 10 in
r?..- onmnanT of .,V . J ..3 .i,..ia, mix. the east
l.,(n av.lrv snl one company of infan- Drt of lot No. 50 m Pomeroy also a right ot
Mvland. sho that 130 out i.Hinl nn th. Ohio river, lying east
of 180 voters have been disfranchised by the snd in front of said lots No. 80S, S07, o and
304, also tho landing In front of saio leu
way through the hill northwesterly from said lot
No. 50, oonvoyed by Cha's R. Pomoroy or V. u,
tt X -f fift, flnvernment pensioners at aore lot No. 1225, exoepting - "t--
the South have applied for a renewal of their
: Hnrinff t.hft war. Dill OniV , ,l
peusiuim, owpf o - - -- . ' front of Pomeroy m m
ii . Von irrnntpii. New Pension i .t.nf i.-Hii
AgenU are soon tolie appointed in the south- er in front of Plum 8tr ,t and ftrt at th.
ern SUte
The correspondent describes the condition will TW '". 'eHA-rfw. DABNEY,
also tho landing
loal Company at the, up-
muoh of the lanamg in
hnnnded en the east by
landing, and on the west by the
nf the Canadian province as very unpromising.
The taxes aad other bcrdens are so heavy,
and the crops and trade prospects so poor,
that thousands of the inhabitants have already
Tii M. Hickabd. his attorney.
Dated this flth day of Sept. 1865, : - 8-8t)
n.iaiBl Ihnmbrr. sn EsSay of
sold out and emigrated to the far West Real Warning aad Instruction for X oung on o-
that inthe city of Toronto alone thew are pKIbLiM n , (8-8-ly.
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