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RIGHT Oil WRONG. Will K1QUT, TO BI EIPT RIGHT, W 11 S S W EOIIO, TO BB'PDT RIGHT. EBEXSDITRG: THURSDAY::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::MAY 7. Wbo is Prolongiugr the lVar. .1 , Who is prolonging the war, and where do the rebels find "aid and comfort" in the North? The3e are serious questions, involving guilt of the deepest dye, on the part of those justly responsible. We put these questions to the Vallandiguams, the Woods, the Brooks, to Frank Hughes, yea, to the whole copperhead democracy. What part are you acting in tho terrible drama now passing before the eyes of the-American people 'i With an arrant hypocrisy, known only to villains, you charge this rebellion upon the North, and sneeringly call it an "abolition" war. This assumption you very well know is a base lie. .Did the abolitionists fife into Fort Sumter and the American flag ? Who raised the standard of rebellion ? : Was it the abolitionists at the North ? Do 'you say ye3 ? history brands the false hood upon your forehead, and records you a set of perjured witnesses. But you say the war can be stopped,' and the whole country restored to "peace." This you assert in your conventional resolutions, in your stump speeches, and in your news papers. How pre you going to make "peace" upon what terms and conditions? You answer by a. restoration of the "Union as' it was," and affording new guarantees to slavery. What do the rebe'.3 say to this?. They hurl it back in your faces with contempt and derision. We repeat -when the rebels reject your proposi tions, and insultingly teU you they would never compromise the matter, even if you would sign a sheet of blank paper, and allow them to fill it up to suit themselves, how- do you expect to "compromise" a a peace ? What does Jeff Davis and all his followers say to you and to the loyal people of .the country ? "Southern . independence, or fight." Then where does your logic load you? To no. other earthly result but a final dismemberment of tho Union, and the recognition of a Southern Confederacy. That's it, and you know it. Look a little further ; supposing your treasonable proposition of "peace" should be accepted, granting southern independ ence, dividing the union how could you or how could the two parties establish. a dividing line ? Do you suppose the great .West would surrender the free and unin terrupted navigation of the Mississippi, and the control of the Gulf of Mexico? Never, never. Then where is your wes tern bouudary ? Make the Mississippi your western boundary and you divide the southern confederacy ia twain. Would m Jeff Davis agree to that 1 Never. Then again, the recognition of a southern confederacy would involve another ignom inious surrender on our part all our lortifications on. the Gulf and Atlantic coasts, including Fortress Monroe, Fort Pickens, and all our other forts, would have to be given up to the rebels. And what woulcfyou do with New Or leans ? That would have to be surrend ered, too. If southern independence, as an abstract question, should be recoguized to-day, it might take a seven years' "war to settle the questionof boundaries. Sup posing they should be temporarily settled, how long would they stay settled ? not six months without another war. The irre sistible "locic of events" estab!ishes be yond all controversy, the proposition for peace as made by the copperheads an impossibilify. Then what follows? let us see. . The rebels commenced this war upon the hy pothesis that the North would be divided. Had they not entertained this sentiment, reckless and desperate as they were, they never would have hazarded a war of rebellion j and why not ? Because the Southern traitors understood that with a united North, they never could succeed ; that with a divided North, one party taking sides with them, the chances 'might be in their favor. . All accounts from the rebellious States agree that both the army and people are suffering almost beyond description. Destitution, want and starvation,' store them in the face on .every hand. They arc dragging along the war upon a bloated, worthless currency. They have conscrlp-1 ted and forced into the rebel service nearly all their able bodied men. The blockade cuts them off from the rest of tho world, and their own resources are nearly exhaust ed. In a word, wide-spread ruin stares them in the face. What above everything else, gives them courage to continue this waf ? Copperhead sympathy in the North,, as expressed by the democratic party. They say this in their papers, and this is the story of the loyal men who escape from them and come into our lines. And how do they suppose the sympathy of these men. is to aid them? They reason in this way : "The war power of the Federal government stands in our way with this they expect to conquer us. r Break down the Administration, cripple the President iil his efforts to carry on the war, and the Federal Government becomes powerless to subdue us." This very thing the demo cratic copperheads are aiming to do, and if they succeed, then Southern indepen dence is established. Who can say that reasoning has not facts and logic to back it up. . Then wo again ask, who is prolonging this war ? which party is giving "aid and somfort" to the rebels ? These are great and serious questions. There is a respon sibility somewhere in this matter, and in justice to all, it should be ferreted out. If it is said that the Southern rebels arc prolonging the terrible contes by fighting against the Federal 1 Government the question comes up, why do they not lay down their arms and cease their unholy warfare against' the Union ? To this interrogatory we have a response which places tho responsibility just, where it belongs. Tho'self styled democratic party, as now managed and controlled by the copperheads in the Free States is the guilty culprit in this matter. Every con vention they hold, every resolution they pass, every public speech they make, are all contributing to lengthen out this bloody, infernal war. It is all giving aid and comfort to the Jeff Davis dynasty. Warring . against the National Admin istration is joining the Southern rebels in warrring against the Government. The copperhead democracy have placed them selves directly in the way of peace. If this party would wheel into line, and give the A.dmininistration an unconditional support, so as to make a united North, the rebels would give up, and we should have an end of the war in less than three mouths. Now to the proof. The rebel papers all say that the Northern copper heads are their allies and friends, that their object is to overthrow the Adminis tration in order to bring about Southern independence, and a permanent sundering of the Union. This encourages them to hold on .and hold out and continue, the war. The copperheads stand in he way of peace they are guilty before high heaven of continuing this terrible war. ; Their hands are red with the blood of our fathers and "brothers and sons. Instead ot standing up for their country and defendiug the old flag, they hoist the black banner of the pirate and rebel ; instead of laboring to bring about a permanent, honorable peace, they lift up their treas onable hands in full sympathy with a hell born rebellion, strike their deadly blows at the Government, the Constitution and the Union. ' Before this rebellion can be finally ended, Northern treason must die the dearth, it so richly deserves. It is high time the treasonable designs of the Copperhead democracy were fully under stood. It is high time tho people under stood who "and wha't party stands in the way of success. It is high time our brave and patriotic soldiers understood on whoseJ shoulders rests the responsibility of a con tinuation of this ungodly rebellion, and who erects the barriers that stand between our Union armie3 and victory. Carthage must be destroyed, the treasonable designs of the copperheads must Be put down. Treason North must be crushed out; when this is done rebellion dies, and the war is at an end. Strike down this infernal demon at the North, and Southern treason will flee away in helpless despair, and. the angel of peace will again spread its downy wings over a united country. The Copperhead Club of this place held a meeting at the Town Hall on Monday evening, on which occasion, we are credibly informed, James Potts, Eeq., of Johnstown, fully demonstrated that he could oisgut,t the loyal portion of an audience in less time, perhaps, than any other man above ground. CQu The Ebensburg Union League held its regular semi-monthly meeting at the Town Hall on Tuesday evening. Several able and instructive speeches were delivered. The League is doing a good work. . Brier Expose of ttie Inner Cir cle of the Dem. & Sent. Estab lishment Todd. We find the following, choice bit of blackguardism in last week's issue of the Dem. & Sent, : , " "The question for debate ftt the next meet ing of the Loyal League of .this 'place is Which i3 the greater ass, the editor of 'TO AUeghanian or the fellow write3 his edito--rials?" . - The Dcm. & Sent, has for a loug, a very long time made this theme of impu ted incapacity on our part to write our own editorials a pretext for vile personal assaults. Ever since our connection with this paper, we hare been twitted.1 and taunted with insinuations that we employ "deputies" and "fellows" to furnish orig inal -matter ; for bur columns. . We have been branded as "illiterate,'' as an "igno- j rant old mountebank,"-as, in this instance, an "ass." Wc have been repeatedly told that we are unfitted, "by an ordinance of nature," to even lay claim to the author ship of a single production, to say nothing of editing a paper. Now, we do not feel particularly aggrieved at all this, for it is a part of the stock in trade of 'Loco-Foco journals to lie in good set terms to vilify and traduce all opposers of their peculiar tenets. This is thcirfailing, and a mis fortune to be regretted. We do not pre tend to say that we are endowed with "any extraordinary talents we do not consider oursclf nearly so acute as certain lawyers in this section we could name but still A. we ctrasidcr ourself abundantly able to cope siogle-handed with the entire nestof Copperheads who scribble for the Dem. & Sent. Our name appears at the head of The Alleghanian as editor, and we hold ourself personally responsible for anything appearing in' its columns. Even were we reduced to the pass of employing deputies to speak in our stead, which is not the case what then? The sentiments they may enunciate are assumed by us their platform of principles our own-. Quarrel with us, then, if you so desire, but build not up a mau of straw at which to level the shafts of your impotent malice. The Dcm. &,Scnt., as before remarked, has for a long, time taken advantage, of this "deputy" dodge to gull its unsophis ticated readers. Henceforth it has done' so with impunity, but we now propose this shall be different. Forbearance with us has ceased to be a Virtue j tho time has come when we may pardonably invoke the lex talionis, and read the "responsible" editor of that journal a brief lesson., Immediately onhe decease of its for mer editor, Mr. Murray a gentleman of fir.e literary attainments, by the way it became necessary to secure the services of "a new hand at the bellows" for the Dem. Sent. After considerable castiog about, and after the . paper had been issued on the "pony purse' system for several weeks, it was determined by the half-dozen men controlling the destinies of that delectable journal that Jim Todd was about the only available tool in market at that particular juncture. To be sure, he had never been considered a prodigy of learning, eiill it was thought that proper culture might possibly develope James into a pretty re spestable one-horse sort of editor, and en able him to keep up the generrcputation of the Loco-Foco organ. Accordingly, JlMMlE, boy, quite a nice, dapper little fellow, in his way, and not to be sneezed at as a private citizen Jimmie was con ferred with and. found nothing loath to enter upon a political career ; so, with a small flourish of trumpets, that personage was duly installed as editor and publisher of the D. & S., and as such remains even unto this day. Soon after his debut, how ever, it became painfully apparent to the stockholders aforesaid that in James' el evation they had most effectually put their foot in it. Hi3 mental capacity, if he possessed any at all, was found, net to put too fine a point upon it; to bo extremely limited, and he totally disqualified, in every respect, for the career to which, in his overweening pride, he had aspired, lie wasn't the coming man most assu redly not. But the stockholders " had secured'their elephant : how were they to get rid of the unprofitable animal ? This was the question. " Things went on after this fashion for many moons. James name floated in all the glory of big capitals immediately un derneath his editorial figure-head of two tmcurried, illy proportioned horses ram pant, yet James wasn't editor. By no means. His mental calibre, like" Dom bey's wife's physical disposition, wasn't "equal to the effort." He was an editor in name, but not in fact. Every atom of brain-work appearing in that journal and wc make this assertion advisedly was gotten up by some of the many big guns of Democracy luxuriating hereabout. From those who didn't understand the inside workings of that model establish ment, of course he got the credit (if any attached), nevertheless they did the work. That this suited James' idea of matters and things to a fcicety is a undeniable. Ho had not the slightest objection to being ridden into notice through the in strumentality of others not he. In fact, he rather liked it. But the "big guns" before mentioned didn't altogether like it. These latter became tired of "fighting Barker,". especially. when they secured nothing but hard knocks in the encounter. The novelty of "writing for the paper'' palled upon their taste. Their stock of ideas also probably failed them. They became, in course of time, "demoralized." So they unanimously voted that editing the'D. & S. for Jim Todd didn't pay. .Laboring, under this '. impression, not long since a convention of the stockhold ers and big guns was called, to have a talk. Ways and means were to be devised through which, under the providence of God, James S. Todd, Ed. & Pub., might be ignominiously kicked - from the tripod, and another and more competent man installed in his stead. One of the stock, holders, a thorough-bred Democrat, who is himself- something of a scholar and knows how things ought to be done, de clared that "it teas a shame and disgrace that a dd fool like Jim Todd a man who couldn't write three sentences, grammat ically or otherwise should be permitted to occupy the position of alitor of the D. & S. He couldn't write all his editorials were manufactured through outside assistance !" This remark i3 reliable; we have it from indisputable authority. The D. & S. may affect to disbelieve it, but we assure our readers it is true in the abstract. But it was found that no other man could be secured to fill his place in case James were dethroned. So, what were the stockholders to do but retain James? James S. Todd is. stiil ostcusible editor of the D. & S., but ho will remain such - mark our word only until a man who is not quite-" d d.fool" and who may be able to "write three sentences" cor-r rectly can be persuaded into accepting the editorial toga now disgraced by him. This may be newsto Jimmie we pre sume it is. It may astonish him- we shouldn't wonder. Perhaps he was think ing all along that he -was nourishing like a green bay tree in the profession of poli tics which is not so. Perhaps, also, he was of opinion that his lack of brains was giving general satisfaction to both his patrons and his owners. As regards the latter "class, manifestly an error. We have here constructed a mirror in which he may see himself as others see him As ho scans his proportions at leisure therein, and notes his hideous mental deformities, he should at least thatik us for our forethought and genuine kindness in thu3 giving him our time aud attention in the premises, to the manifest detriment of pen, ink, paper, and patience. Tn conclusion, James, hereafter be more, careful as to what you allow your keepers to say, under your name as editor, con cerning "deputies" or kindred subjects. For two reasons : Firstly, they may cause you unwittingly to bear false witness against your neighbor ; and secondly, they may rear for you a glass houso at which, whenever we are so inclined, we may amuse ourself by pitching stones. "The Right Max is the IIight Place." We observed the editor of the Alleghanian, last week, with a long goad, driving a lour ox team, through the mud and rain, with a huge saw Igg attached. From the apparent skill with which the old fellow managed the tardy quadrupeds, we concluded it wa his natural vocation; by tho ordinance of na ture ; and that in mounting the tripod, he had encountered an avocation wherein his legiti mate and natural talent could not display itself. Dem. Sent. We have always been taught to believe that "poverty is no disgrace," and that the possession of a profusion of fine linen and a cane, for instance, does not necessa rily .constitute the man. From the tenor of the above article, however, there appears to be a'difference of opinion on this topic. Because we are obliged, by force of cir cumstances, mayhap, to drive an ox-tcam through the streets, we are held up to the public gaze by the dainty exquisite who writes for the D. & S. as an object worthy of commiseration. As if it were not pun ishment enough to be forced to drive oxen, on a rainy day, too, without having tho fact heralded broadcast ! The truth is this, oh ! weakeffeminate understrapper, born in a lily-petal and nourished on a smile the truth is this, we glory in it that wc are ono of the hard-fisted sons of toil one of the class denominated by thfirst cousins of northern Copperheads as "mudsills of society.". We would rather earn our bread by driving oxen from "the rising of the sun to tho going down of the same" than to sponge it by becoming the pam pered lncuial of a corrupt organization. Our captious critic has the candor to admit that' wo managed the oxen with skill. This happy result was due, most likely, to the fact that we have been engaged, for a year and more, in "man aging" the obtuse and thick-headed quad Tupeds composing, the D. & S. team. That in mounting tho. tripod we have got ten out of our legitimate sphere is a pre sumption which may be true, and again which niav not Time will show. 13, "We are informed by a person who was present on the occasion, and whose veracity we cannot doubt, that the statement we made, a couple of weeks ago in reference to the conduct of the "Union soldier" whose treatment at the hands of copperheads, was so bewailed at the loyal League of this place, was not correct. He said the whole thinfe was ft very trifiing affair; and that the people of Loretto knew nothing of it until It appeared in the Allt ghantan. ..... ' So crawfishes our much esteemed neigh bor, the Dem: & Sent. Several weeks since, it will be remembered, a correspond ent from Loretto, this county, favored us with a communication detailing the par ticulars of a disgraceful occurrence in that village, culminating in the hissing of a dog on a Federal soldier for his enuncia tion of Union sentiments all of which we published. Subsequently, our neighbor came out with a totally different version of the story, acknowledging the hissing of the dog, but imputing that high-handed outrage to a totally different cause from that given by our correspondent. Soon after the publication of the Dem. & Scut's. "correction," the "responsible" editor of that journal was waited upon by the soldier in question, and politely but firm ly given to understand that the narration as printed in The Alleglianian was correct to the letter and 7tis untrue and a libel. Furthermore, an apology was demanded. The result appears a3 above. An earnest desire as to "How .not to do it" is appar ent throughout the general formation of the amende, yet the acknowledgment that "our statement, &c, &c, was not correct" is sufficient for all intents and purposes. Both our correspondent and the Union soldier have been vindicated. TIe Arm j ofllie Potomac In Mo lion Crossing of Ihe Rnppa . hnnnocli Good Re its. From the special correspondence of the Press, we extract the following particulars of the advance of Gen. Hooker's army an advance the pratifyiug success of which has electrified the entire nation : It is evident that the only aure method of relieving our troops now besieged af Suffolk was found in a direct advance of the Army of the Potomac, toward Rich mond. The details for this movement have been arranged for different propitious days for some time past, but owing to the wet weather and the horrible condition of the roads, it has been found impossible to move our army without incurring great risks and losses. -On Tuesday last, how ever, it was determined to cross the river in two columns the one above Falmouth on the road to Culpeper, to consist of cav alry, light infantry, artillery, engineers, and artisans, under Gen. Stoncman the .other to consist of the main body of our army under the immediate supervision of the commanding general. On Monday night, our engineers made a selection for a point at which our pon toon bridges could be laid in safety, and thfe work of their construction was Hnme diately commenced, and carried on with out serious interruption. On Tuesdaj' morning, two bridges were completed, and General Meade's army corps prepared to cross the river. I am informed that the first regiment of Union troops to cross the Rappahannock river on this occasion was the gallant 119th Pennsylvania Volunteers. Upon arriving on the south bank of the strea'm, they were at once deployed to the riuht and left th rough the wooded skirtings of farms to observe the movement j 'of the enemy. Before' night on Tuesday five pontoon bridges had been completed, aud our en tire army was crossing. As our troops advanced, during yester day, the rebels fell back, skirmishing with our advance guard. It was soon discov ered that the enemy had withdrawn his main column from the line of the llappa hannock, and contrabands informed Gen. Hooker positvely, that there -were no troops, in great force, 'anywhere in our tront, lor a distance ol twenty miles south. Falling back through the vale of the Matapony, tho enemy destroyed the bridges over this stream and its tributa ries, but did not appear disposed to dis pute our continued advance very stoutlv. During yesterday a large number of pris oners were captured, but they consist, for the most part, of men who could not keen up with their fellows in the retreat, -and dropped along the roads and by-paths from shaer weakness. I learn that Gen. Hooker aud- staff crossed the river yesterday, and that to-day our troops aro marching forward, driving the rebels back from every point as they proceed. There has been no heavy fight ing yet, and no cannonade, except the firing of shells at tho enemy occasioually, to discover his whereabouts. Kvery one here seems delighted with the news from the advance, ai.d "predicts a great and decisive victory far General Hooker and his cxcellcut army. The G.rr crument officers arc cspecialy good-natured, and seem to think that tho people " take this as another proof of the determj nation and ability of our rulers to push on ' rapidly toward Richmond. It is reported that the city of Fred4 icksburg was occupied yesterday 'y, ' strong garrison, under the direction 0 Prlfrost Marshal General Patrick, and the railroad to Richmond is being rapidly re paired. It is also believed that Royal, on tho Rappahannock, haa beej occupied by our troops, and will lie U3ej as a landing for stores. It is not thought that Gen. Hooker win advance much further south just at prjj. ent. I will not say why, because it jj unnecessary to allow the enemy to obuij any idea of our future movements. Com. munication with another corps of our armywill be opened in a few days, whea the real merits of the present grand move, ment. .will begin ' to develop themselves and seme discoveries may be made that will surprise the public considerably. , Thus tar, fortune has certainly favored our arms in this movement.' Oar troon have been engaged in skirmishing afl day, but no battlo has taken place, and H is thought that our losses have beea slight. We are entirely prepared for tbe eneniT and when the great battle is fought, shall be the victors, especially if we are attacked by the enemy in the progress ii our advance. General Stoneman's licht division hi advanced to Culpeper. Tbe railroad ha been repaired, and Government train are running to that point. The rcporj from this column are encouraging, and we hear nothing of the cowplaints uf inefficiency in any particular, so couimoj in other campaigns. Some fifteen hundred rebels were cap tured yesterday, it is said, in Theri3eiu beyond " Fredericksburg. About tW hundred have been sent to AVahinj:toa for examination, as thoy express a desin to take the oath of allegiance to the Got ernment of the United States. Gen. Hooker has issued the following congratulatory order to the army : 'Camp, Near Falhoctit, April 30. 1?C3. "It is with heartfelt satisfaction t!u Commanding General announces to the army that the operations of the last three days have determined that our enrmj must either ingloric-usl) fly, or conic oo: from behind his Sefenses, and give us battle on our own ground, where certain destruction awaits him. The operation! of the oth, 11th, and 12th Corps, hive been a succession of splenaid acucv? meuts." . I" EG 1STK1 tS N OTIC E. A; Notice is hereby piven that the fol'nw. ing Acronnts have been passed and filed is the l.eqistcrs Oflice, at Ebenshurjr, and will be presented to the Orphans' Court c-f Cti bria county for continual ion nl allowance on Wednesday, the third day of June, next 13 wit : .The final Account of Joseph RernoMs, Ad ministrator of William Reynolds, Oec'd. The fiiutl Account of Patrick Donahoe, A3 ministrator of James "M'Dermitt, dee'd. The fiual Account of Jacob Nale, actiij Executor of Jacob Nagle, sen., dee d. Tbe final Account of Solomou Benshoc', Guardian of Mary Ann Cobaujrh. The Account of J. M. Campbell, one of the Administrators of J. S. Clark, deed., mLow Guardian of Winficld Scott Williams. The 3d and final Account of Wuj. Kitte." Administrator of the estate of Author. j Litzinger, dec". The 2d and final account of Xl.irpnret P. Evans aud Morris J. Evans, Adrur's. of David M. Evans, dee'd. The final Account of John C. Ivory, Adni'r. of Patrick Ivory, dee'd., stated by the Admr'i. of the said John C. Ivory, dee'd. The Account of Dr. Benjamin F. Tomb, Executor of John Wise, deceased. The final Account of A. C. Mullin, Admin istrator of Charles X. Pearv, dee'd. E. F. LYTLE, Register. Ebensburjr, May 7, l863-4t. UDITOll'S NOTICE. James Conrad vs. Stephen A. Moyfrt et al. In the Court of Common PJens rf Cambria county, No. 120 March T. 1800. Summons in partition. The undersigned, Auditor, appointed tj the Court of Common Pleas of Cambria coun ty, in the above case, to report upou thi respective owelty of the parties to whom th real estate was decreed, hereby notifies ! parties interested that he will attend to the dutie3 of his said appointment at his office, is the borough of Ebcusburg, on TIirRSD-' the 21st day of MAY, next, at one o'clock, P M. - WMKITTELL, Auditor, Ebensburp, April 23, 1SG3-3L EXECUTOIVS NOTICE. Letters testamentary on the estate w Hugh Tudor, dee'd.. late of Cambria towu.-b:?. Cambria county, having been granted tJ' subscriber by the Keg'uler of aid coiintv, " persons indebted to said c.-rfate are liereH nntjfiedtomake immediate payment, and thoe having claims against the same, arereque1 to pxesjnt them properly authenticated & Settlement. . ISAAC EVASS,.Executor. . Ebcnsburj:, March 2G, lSt'3. 17 bexsuu lib fo UN rin JJJ The withdrawal of the foreman book-keeper from. the Ill.en.'-biirp Foundry renders it "absolutely necessary that U l" counts shall be settled up without an ('c''1 Persons desirous of saving difficult.'', perhaps costs, had better call and s tt!e out further notice. E. GLAS & to- Ebensburg, Jan. 10, 18C3. t OO K OUT? T" ' The Books. Accounts. Note 80,1 "t mc-nts of Davis & Jones, and Pa U Jones & have been left with us for colleitsua. ' directions to collect without de'ay.. ': JOHNSTON OATJIAJ-Ehcnf-burg, April 30, 18C3-.1t. 1 1 I .1 1 1.' tUIM I w L nvv V It full MALES AND FEMALE, The annual contest iit this Institute 1 '. take place Thursdav March 20:h ct o o"1 The tuirty-'.hird r-cj-ii.m will epen lu- ' jili of;M.". For particulars addicts licv. A. I ONAI.PMtN. Trio . " J. II. I ON ALl'H 'N. or j ... - HAT! IK N. rU:ACK --' " hldcririd-e, March 12, 1C5.