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Monday Morning;' Joly 7
OFFXCXAIs PAPER OP TUB CITY.
Publishes tbe Letter List.
J. K. DAVTSSOIT, EDITOR.
Hudqdutiu U. 8. Fobces, 1
Mmrau, Term, June 23, 1863. I
SPECIAL ORDER No. 4.
It Is hereby ordered that J. K. Daviaaoa, of the Mth
Indiana Volunteers, take possession of the Appeal
office, of this city, smd hare the general super
vision of the same in conducting a Union paper in tbe
elty of Jotnphls.
By order of JAMES BL SLACK.
Colonel Commanding Post.
M. P. Evaxs, A. A. A. Gen.
J JvO. H. GOULD, ProToat Martial.
By J. C. Plumb, Prpotr.
LATISrJCIWS.
It was confidently affirmed last evening that
the Monitor had reached Bocketts, and that
the city of Richmond is at its mercy.
An intelligent prisoner, captared by Gen.
McCliixut, states that the rebel loss in
killed, wounded and missing is 30,000, and
that one-third of these fell in tbe battle of
Tuesday.
The friends of the Union may dismiss their
fears about the safety of the Federal army at
Richmond. Tbe city is certain to fall into
our hands, and that within a very few days.
POPULAR HALLUCIJIATIOX.
A shrewd French philosopher ence re
marked that, in nine hundred and ninety-nine
cases out of a thousand a very generally
accepted idea is certain to turn out a mere
"popular fallacy ;" "because," said he, "it is
found adapted to the greater number, whereas
truth is perceived but . by the few." The
opinions entertained by our revolutionists on
the effects of the late battles near Richmond
have frequently recalled the aphorism to oar
mind, during the last two days ; and the more
we observe the secessionizing rebels of Mem
phis, and the more we read of thtae battles
and ponder on their fore-runners, the more
are we impressed with the truth of the
Frenchman's remark.
We perceive, on the most casual investiga
tion, that when the war passed in its duration
the term of three months, it became a war of
resources ; we also see, and see clearly, that
the leader of the rebellion are now aware of
the fact, and behold no hope of escape from
utter discomfiture, save in a removal of the
theater of the war, an endeaver to make up in
the energy of crime what they lack in resour
ces and the calmness of true courage. It has
become patent to all thinking men that the
establishment of the would-be Confederacy
cannot be secured within its own limits, and
that the war must be carried beyond them to
save rebellion from the eradication that threat
ens it
An infusion of desperation into tbe troops,
the abandonment and rifling and desolation of
Missouri, Kentucky, Arkansas and Tennessee,
the concentration of all ; 1 forces from
tbe Mississippi andSheL.. valleys, in the
hope to rout McClxllak .-, .Vbn the road
to invasion, is the natural sequence of this
correct reasoning. "We have seen its opera
tions, and now lehold its failure. The States
named have been incited by the revolutionary
oppression into strong and increasing opposi
tion to a rebellion for which no tangible cause
can be assigned, and are now under the
national flag, growing more and more recon
ciled to the right, to their ewn interests and
to the organized freedom of the central Gov
ernment, under which they were born.
While such have been the consequences in
the border Slates, the object for which they
were first misled, and afterwards abandoned,
has not been attained. McClkllak has been
delayed, not routed, nor even decisively beaten,
and now with much appearance of truth,
claims a victory wrenched from the very jaws
of defeat ; and Washington and the Maryland
jewel are as far from the hand of rebellion as
ever. A new call evokes a new army for the
North, if it be found needed, but rebellion had
there its last armies of strength; it possesses
nothing on which it can rest for reorganisa
tion, or from which it can draw new vitality.
Cabinned, cribbed, confined within ever nar
rowing limits, through which it has forever
failed to break, it can only repeat at Richmond
its evacuating policy, which, like the chronic
diarrheas generally attendant on debility, is
certain to end in dissolution. The candle has
shot its last ray, and it vanishes into eternity
to light at the throne the recording angel's
narrative of political turpitudes and unscrup
ulous crimes, unparalleled since the days of
Eccsliko.
And yet people are found to say that the
non-taking of unattacked Richmond will turn
the rebels into legitimate sovereigns, and for
ever rend the Union I Of a verity the French
man was right la the remark that the popu
larity of an idea Is but an index to its fallacy,
LIT 1ST FROM TICKShUEG.
, Shelling continues at Yicksbarg with little
if any intermission. . The town aud batteries
are being played upon by 20 mortar boats of
Porter's fleet from below, and by six of those
of the Mississippi flotilla from above.
A portion of Farragut'a fleet, seven vessels,
are above the to wn, the remainder below it.
The gunboats Benton, Carondelet, Louisville,
and Cincinnati are lying above the city.
The batteries are now found to extend along
the shore some three miles, completely covering
the river front of the town, and believed to
number from 70 to 80 well mounted guns.
These batteries reply irregularly to the boats
and are suspected of not being just now over
stocked with ammunition,
J V ""wuii C,lr iBfS
seriously damaged than last accounts repre-
eniea it, taougn ue greatness of the damage,
perhaps, is only known to those ou shore f ha
city has been abandoned by the inhabitants,
and la now occupied by Gea.LovelL wii from
1500 to 2000 troop, besides which that general '
Zbju ci.ri.y-Lacacff'tw-taeieM jr.
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aad vtheirj proximity continues to be' the sole
bar to the immediate occupation of the position
the naval armament being uraccompanied by
any land force adequate to the holding of the
position.-'1
The canal is in rapid progression.
Correspondence Cincinnati Commercial.
FKOH COLCJBBtS.
Coltjmbcs, O., July 3. The impression pre
vails that the Democratic Convention, to-morrow,
will be largely attended. Over five
hundred delegates are coming up from Val-
landigham s district. . Yauandigham is hare,
and the lion of the occasion. ' Whether by aid
of his train band of delegates from Dayton, he
will be master of the situation, remains to oe
seen, rne iJrecmnriage democracy are cere
in force.
Vallandigham was serenaded at the Goodall
House late to-night. He spoke at length. He
made the most of the prominence of the negro
in the legislation of Congress. He charged
the abolitionists with the repulses ot McUel
lan before Richmond. He said ' Secretary
Seward was visiting the Governors
of the States, and would be in Columbus to
morrow. He believed foreign intervention
imminent, and that Secretary Seward's mis
sion to the Governors was to prepare the way
Jbr the recognition of the Southern Confed-
eracv.
The democracy of the Northwest, and the
white people of that section, would De opposed
to disunion in that form, and in every form,
now and forever. He believed the Adminis
tration would be for vieldinsr to foreign media
tion, and the separation of the States. He de
nounced Jeff. Davis, Floyd, etc., as the
Judasses of ths Democratic party. The resto
ration of the Union would consign to oblivion
disunienists North and Couth the abolition
kts and secessionists alike.
He had a ereat deal to say of the Conatitu
tion as it is and the Union as it was, and talk
ed of the officaey of compromise to restore the
Union. He claimed, of course, that the Demo
cratic party was the only Union party, and
was very emphatic on the necessity that the
northwest must control tne mourn oi tne .aiiS'
81SS1DP1.
1 do not think that he made exactly the
speech that was expected of him.
The point of his remarks most vehemently
applauded, was when he declared he nevaf
world consent to the recognition ot tne ooute
ern Canfederacy.
Ti'ft crowd which he addressed was not
la -go, and if we can juJge of the temper ot
iht conventioa to-morrow by it, it is not liKfl
y Us be so mischievous as was apprehended.
Tho solemn circumstances of the times seem to
have a wholesome elTe. t even on partisan des
peradoes. . M. H.
No News from McClzllan. The Cin
cinnati Commercial, of the 3d, says :
If the War Department has any news from
our army on the James river it is suppressed.
The country has had experience enough to
know that such an absence of news is rot
always ominous of misfortune. At the same
time, the most lively apprehensions will be
entertained until explicit information is given
the public Our latest information is as to the
close of Friday's battie. That terminated in
the movement of our troops heretofore com
posing the right wing across the Chicnahom-
1UJT. W14. iUbUtCUOil 4B BH1VA . VUH UIO t
have observed that the great battle was but
begun, and that he should make no reports
until the job was done.
Thk Call fob Volukteekb. We print
elsewhere the correspondence between the
Governors of the loyal States and the Presi
dent, calling into the field an additional force
of three hundred thousand men, " so as to
bring this unnecessary and injurious civil war
to a satisfactory and speedy conclusion." We
can but wish that the call had been made
earlier, but it is not too late. The greatest
blunder of the War Department was in stop
ping enlistments at a time when the system
had been perfected, the recruiting stations
opened, and the machinery in good working
order.
The call of the President comes at a time
when the hearts of our people are profoundly
stirred by the events that have transpired
within the past week in front of .Richmond,
The disaster that may have overtaken our out
numbered forces there has weakened public
faith in the ultimate triumph of the National
arms, but the people see in these events the
postponement of the final decisive struggle,
and tne protraction ot the war. if one or
five hundred thousand more men are needed
to bring it to a successful conclusion, they will
De furnished, lhe people have never failed
to respond to the call of the Government, and
will not be found wanting in this, the final
crisis of the rebellion. (Cincinnati Com
mercial. ' '
A Mouestcl Tragedt. Private Wallace
M. Sterling, of the 28th New York regiment,
was recently a prisoner at Winchester, and
was released on parole.' He accidently shot, a
tew evenings since, his own sister, an estima
ble younr lady, about twenty years of age.
The sad accident occurred at the residence of
bis father, at West Gaines, a short distance
from Eagle Harbor, New York. It seems
that he was in the act of showing the family
the musket exercise, and the manner in which
the'disciplined soldiers used his arms. The gun
used to illustrate the exercise had been loaded
by his brother, unknown to Wallace, and ac
cidentally went off while in his hands, the en
tire charge penetrating the head of his sister,
who was standing but a few feet distant. She
feu to the floor and died almost immediately.
Arrested. The Nashville Union, of the
1st says : The notorious Rev. C. D. Elliott, a
literary qaack from Ohio, who has been keep
ing a sort of boarding school for young ladies,
in this place, and for , some time past a red
mouthed rebel, was arrested and sent to the
penitentiaryyesterday for treason, to be sent
oouth. .Last winter, at a prayer meeting, in
one of our churches, thi3 blasphemer prayed
uod Almighty to whiten the hills and val;
leys of the South with the bones cf the men
who fought to preserve the Union! He ought
to be dressed in piebald breeches and set to
picking rock. Dr. Cheatham, superintendent
of the State Lunatic Asylum, was also arrested
yesterday on the same charge, and sent to the
penitentiajy. He will be shipped to Dixie.
Washixgtcjt, June 27 The appointment
of Gen. Pope to the command ef ail the trocps
heretofore under McDowell... Fremont and
Banks, gives great satisfaction here. The
President has not only conformed to the best
military advice he could obtain, but be has
satisfied the demand of the public. It was
the unanimous sentiment of the members of
Congress that one man should have command
of all the the troops in the East that am not
under Uea. JttcClellen I mean, of course.
the troops in the field. There were differences
of opinion as to the man who should be honor
ed with the command, but all agreed that it
was time the separate commands were atolish
ished. Gen. Pope knew nothing whatever of
I Ka infantum nf t ha omvammanf n;Vt Vr -
the intention ot the
last. He arrived here during the absence of
I tbe ITesident, and simply Knew that he was
I Bent r t0 come 10 Washington. His friends
were sure the President meant to employ him
in this vicinity, but had ne absolute knowledge
of the fact. Yesterday Gen Pope was sent for
and the matter was arranged.
t&weraoFr?thiiTsiSO"loV,w I etn, .132. - t
conseqaeatly they are vey "baward except
ing winter wheat, ot wmeu. id ere is a greater
breadth sown than probably la any previous
year, and which is now ready for the reaper,
some having been- ureaay-'4K. - e ier
from some gentlemen who have recently re
turned from a tour in the southern part of the
State, that the corn and winter wheat in that
section look remarkably .well, much better
than in this vicinity, while spring wheat was
rather backward. -Davenport (Iowa) Ga
zette. - - -
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From oar Sunday edition.
LITER FROM KCROPK. .. ''
Nxw York. July l.-r-The City of Balti
more arrived at 2:30 a. it, from Liverpool
the 18th, via Queenstown the 19th J une.
English papers regard the battle before
Richmond ; from different points of view.
Some contend that it was certainly a victory
tor the xederals, others look upon it as a
drawn battle, and some giro the palm to the
Confederates.
The Times thinks it very hard for a Con
federate General to win a victory in a North'
ern paper, and insinuates that the first day's
fight was brought about kj generalship ; but
this success was not neutralized by the second
day s drawn battie. Ihese battles tell no
more than that both parties are strong enough
to shed each other's blood, and weak enough
to do it.
The Daily News treats the affair as a deci
ded victory for the Nationals. It regards it
as a good illustration of the soundness of
the British policy of refraining from media
tion. The Star and Telegraph also claim a vic
tory for the Nationals.
The Morning Post argues that the Nation
als were worsted, and says no one can read
McClellan's dispatch without being con
vinced that it tolls a story of surprise and
defeat.
The Herald thinks McClellan's plans dis
turbed, and perhaps spoiled, by the vigilanco
of the enemy.
'The Times, in a second article, thinks such
battles cannot fail to have a strong effect on
the Northern mind, and shows the difficulties
ef the task undertaken.
Every month shows the impossibility more
clearly of restoring the Union by force of
arms. It hopes, if hot weather suspends hos
tilities, that tbe voice of reason will be heard.
The Daily News defends Butler's proclama
tion from some of its most violent aspersions,
but rejoices at his removal from the mil
itary command at New Orleans.
A he Army and JNavy Uazette affirms that
Lord Lyons' visit to England is merely on
private business.
JSarl xTenning, JSx-tiovernor treneral ot In
dia, died on the 17th in st.
In the House of Lords, the Duke of New
castle explained the rejection of the Militia
bill by the Canadian Parliament. He thougnt
another bill would be introduced, as all classes
in Canada undoubtedly desired an effective
measure of self defense.
Mr. Hop wood gave notice that he would, on
the first of July, move a resolution that it was
the duty of the British Government to use
every exertion, consistent with the mainte
nance of peace, to bring the war m America
to an end. .
If is reported that Fersigny failed' in his
mission to .London, in relation to American
affairs. .
Five thousand French troops are under im
mediate orders to Mexico.
The Chamber unanimously voted additional
credits lor Mexico.
From New fork.
New York, Jnly 2. The morning papers'
special dispatches contain nothing new from
Deiore .Richmond. 1 - '
The Tribune's Fort Monroe correspondence
of the 30th states that the gunboats on the
James river had established communication
with Gen. McClellan's right wing. . ;
Dispatches to Flag Oflicer Goldsbrough. on
Monday, are said to state that the rebel attack
on our right was a desperate affair, in which
the rebels lost 5,000 men. Our loss was heavy.
Gen. Stoneman being cut off from the right
had retreated to Yorktown, and arrived at
Fortress Monroe.
It is further stated that on his left. General
McClellan, with severe fighting, had passed
through White Oak swamp with 40,000 men
and 100 pieces of artillery, to secure an advan
tageous position, and had subsequently cut
through a line of communication - with the
James river. It is reported that during the
two days' fighting, McClellan's loss was
10,000. " I ' c .i.
Col. Alexander had come through to select
the new base, and Turkey Bend had been de
cided on.
This is about thirty miles from Richmond,
and ten miles above City Point.
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xciciapiiiu uuiuiuuuic&Mou Deyona xora
town is cut off, and officials permit nothing
outside of their official dispatches for tie
North to go upon the wire.
Fort Monroe, June 30. The York river is
being completely cleared of everything move
able. Steamers and tugt are constantly arriv
ing at Fort Monroe, . having ia tow-, barges,
schooners, etc , Many arrived here last even
ing and during the night. . This morning the
steamer Paulding arrived, having eight barges
and schooners in tow. She reports that 150
barges, schooners and tow boats were at York-
town when she left, but all were making prep
arations to come down to-day. ; r ..;
Reports are current to-day that Gen. Me-'
Clellan has taken Richmond, but there is no
good authority for the rumor, the telegraph
not being at work, and there not being a boat
from James river, although one is hourly ex
pected. .-.--: T V ; c; v :-.- .!,; v:: : v.;
Schooners have beed arriving here all day,
loaded, with cattle, horses, mules, hay and com
missary stores. : There was nothing left above
West Point. ; ....... ; . ; : .;. .-. ,
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From Wtvrrensburg, Jllo. . , f , -
. . r : : . Warrenbbtjrg, Mo, June 27. !
Editors Hnsonri democrat :
There has been twenty men killed in tl is !
county in the last month.; Our town is full of i
refugees. . A reign of terror prevaib.
There is -very little cultivation done by
Union men in this county. .Not since the re
bellion commenced have times been so gloomy
as the present. . :y m.v r
Msjor BanzhoiT, the present commander of
this post, is doing good work. The rebel F.
C. Caldwell, of cattle notoriety, is elosely con
fined in the county jaiL Major N B. H olden,
was arrested and put in the jail, but was pa
rollee by giving $2600 bond. The Major is a
badegg.v Iv:.?,!: .
A messenger has just arrived from the
West, and reports ten bushwhackers killed ;
among the number are Matt. Houx and a
young Houx, and Thomas Colburn all noto
rious norse thieves and murderers.
CapL Haho, of the 1st Missouri cavalry, is
doing some good killing in this county.
- ' ' " reesoil.
Salt Lare; June 30," via Pacific Springs,
July 1. On Saturday afternoon the Indians
attacked Lwut Glenn's party of eighteen
men, near Rocky Ridge, in which two whites
and one Indian were killed. It is supposed
they cut the line. The same afternoon the
Indiana arare seen along the road from Pacific
Springs to Sweet Water. - CoL Collins says
they are Sioux and Cheyennes, and number
about four hundred. .He could " not cross
Sweet Water to follow. The stage has stormed
for the present The Indians are seen lurking
in the hills about Pacific Springs.
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Calill. nor
On Saturday evening last Mrs. Julia Smith.1
wife of Geo. B. Smith, Eq, of the firm of
Smith & Cannon, and a sioter of the latter
member of , the arm, was most fearfully
burned, so severely, in fact, that at the time of
writing this article we are momentarily ex
pecting to hear of her death. Herself, her
husband, and her brother where in the garden
picking strawberries, when her father, who has
been suffering many years with a cancer, called
her into the house to have it dressed. She
usually prepared the salve which was applied
to his cancer with a lamp filled with alcohol.
As the spirit was low in the lamp, she took a
half gallon can and endeavored to fill it while
the lamp was burning. She had scarcely
commenced the operation when the flame
communicated to the interior of the vessel,
bursting it with a loud report, and filling the
room with flame. Her dress and that of a
servant girl caught on fire, as a matter of
course. The latter ran out of doors, and was
met by Mr. Smith, who promptly extinguished
the flames which was consuming her gar
ments, but severely burned his hands in doing
so. Charlie Cannon rushed in the house, and
found his sister with her mouth and eyes closed
awaiting her doom." He immediately threw a
leather bed upon her, and with some difficulty
smothered the devouring element.
It is feared that the assistance came too late,
for she was fairly roasted. Her hands, arms,
face, neck, breast, and a portion of her stomach
were burned most cruelly. Fen cannot de-
acribe nor tongue tell her terrible sufferings,
yet she bore them without a moan, and main
tained ner self-possession even while all else
was wild confusion. She was naarvelously
patient, and so thoughtful a3 to direct the phy
sician to attend to her husband before he did
anything further for her. " - ' -
Headquarters, 4ih Division,
Army of the Ohio,
Athens, Ala,, June 30, 1862.
I'
Eds. Com. : Please announce that letters,
&c for the Fourth Division Army of the Ohio,
Brigadier Gen. Nelson, Commanding, which is
now at Athons, Ala-, should be directed via
Louisville and Nashville.
J. MILLS KENDRICK,
Assistant Adjutant General.
Scrofula, or King's Evil,
is a constitutional disease, a corruption of the
blood, by which this fluid becomes vitiated,
weak, and poor. Being in the circulation, it
pervades the whole body, and may burst out
in disease on any part of it. No organ is free
from its attacks, nor is there one which it may
cot destroy. The scrofulous taint is variously
caused by mercurial disease, low living, dis
ordered or unhealthy food, impure air, filth
and filthy habits, the depressing vices, and,
above all, by the venereal infection. What
ever be its origin, it is hereditary in the con
stitution, descending " from pare; iia to children
unto the third and fourth generation indeed,
it seems to be the rod of Him who says, I
will visit the iniquities of the lathers upon
their children." ' j
Its effects commence by deposition from the j
blood of corrupt or ulcerous matter, which, in
the lungs liver, and internal organs, is termed .
tubercles; in the glands, swellings; and on
the surface, eruptions or sores. This foul cor
ruption, which genders in the blood, depresses
the energies of life, so that scrofulous constitu
tions not only suffer from scrofulous com
plaints, but they have far less power to with
stand the attacks of other diseases; conse
quently, 'vast numbers perish by disorders
which, although not scrofulous in their nature,
arc still rendered fatal ly this taint in the
system. . Most of the consumption which de
cimates the human family has its origin directly
in this scrofulous contamination ; and many
destructive diseases of the liver, kidneys, brain,
and, indeed, of all the organs, arise from or
are aggravated by the same cause.
One quarter of all our people are scrofulous ;
their persons are invaded by this lurking in
fection, and their health is undermined by it.
To cleanse it from the system wc must renovate
the blood by an alterative medicine, and in
vigorate it by healthy food and exercise.
Such a medicine we supply in ,
AYER'S
Compound Extract of Sarsaparilla,
the most effectual remedy which the medical
skill of our times caa devise for this every
where prevailing and fatal malady. It is com
bined from the most active rcmedials that have
been discovered for the expurgation of this foul
disorder from the blood, and the rescue of the
system from its destructive consequences.
Hence it should be employed for the cure of
not only scrofula, but also those other affoc-;
tions which arise from it, such as liia'PTjVE,
and Skin Diseases, St. Anthony's Fibe,
"Rose, or Ebtsipelas,' Pinpir.s, Pustii.er,
Blotches, Blains and Boils, TrMoits.TErrniV
and Salt RnurM, Scald Head, Ringworm,
Rheumatism, Stthilitic and MLftcrRiAT. Di-'
eases, Dbopst, Dtspepsia, DiiistLirc, ar.d,
indeed, all Cojstlaints arising fecm Vitia-'
T3D or Impure Blood. The popular ! belief
in impurity of the blood " is founded in truth,'
for scrofula is a degeneration of the blood. The
particular purpose and virtue of this Sarsnpa
rill? is to purify and regenerate this vital fluid,
' without which sound health is impossible in
contaminated constitutions.
' Af&fs Cathartic Pills, -
"for all the purposes cf a family phvsso,'
are so composed that disease within the Tange of
their action can rarely withstand or erade them ;
j Their penetrating properties search, and cleanse,
and invigorate every portion of the human organ
ism, correcting its diseased action, and restoring
its healthy vitalities. As a consequence of there
properties, the invalid who is bowed down with
pain or physical debiiitT is astonished " to find his
: health or energy restored by a remedy at once ".so
i simple and inviting. 1 'j . , i ,
Not only do they cure the erery-day complaints!
of every body, out : also many iormiaatie ana.
dangerous diseases. The ageftt belcw named is
pleased to furnish gratis my American Almanac,
eontJiring certificates of their cures and directions'
tor their use in the following complaints Costive
nets, Heartburn, Headache arising Jrom diaordei-ed
Stomach, Nausea, hidigextion, Patn in and Morbid
Inaction of the Botreh, Flatulency, Lost of Appe
' tite, Jaundice, and other kindred complaints,
arising from a low stats of the body or obstruction
of its functions. -- -
Ayefs Cherry Pectoral,
FOB THE RAFID.Crp.lv OF "
Coughs, Colds, Influenza, Hoarseness,
Croup, Bronchitis, Incipient Consump
tion, and for the relief of Consumptive
Patients in advanced stages of the
disease. . ' .'
"" So wide i tbe field of its usefulness and so nu
merous are the cases of its cures, that almost
every section of country abounds in persons pub-.
licly'known, who have been restored from alarming
and even desperate diseases of the lungs by its
use. When once tried, its superiority ever every
other medicine of its kind is too apparent to escape
observation, and where its virtues are known, the
public no longer hesitate what antidote to employ
for the distressing and tfanjrerous atiections of the
pulmonary organs that are incident to our climate.
.While manv inferior remedies thrust upon the
community have failed and been discarded, thitv
has gained friends by every trial, conferred benefit
eotWT.or tne . eza.se
. on tne aiuictea tney can never lorgex, ana pro.
duced cures too numerous and too remarkable to
be forgotten. ' ' -' j . j .
. PREPARED BV I
: DR. J. C. A1EK & CO. j,
LOWELL, MASS.
: oisnj
From the CiuclDuan cntuM-routl, 3 "
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Cikcikkati, July 2, 1862.
Eds. Commercial:" Knowing the main
facts concerning Gen. Dumont's expedition to
East Tennessee to be as given by T. C G, I
take the liberty cf correcting the corrector in
this morning's paper. I have no inclination to
discredit the performance of the Third Minne
sota, but could wish your correspondent bad
mentioned that the "thirty-eight miles in four
teen hours" (made by famous regiment) was
made by riding in the wagons of the 69th and
T4th Ohio, which were taken from the latter
for that purpose, to the discomfort of those
troops, whose rations, blankets and other bag
gage were unceremoniously pitched out and
and mostly lost. The Utter troops marched
over the same route. . . ;
The advance guard (Co. D) of the 69th
Ohio, to which I know T. C. C. belongs, was
within eight miles (not twenty), and, I think,
within sight of Fikeville, at the tim the
countermarch was ordered. The Ohio troops
engaged the expedition (vuorumpars fui) bore
the largert share of the fatigues and priva
tions which were really great. Considering
the rawness, they deserved high praise, and re
ceived it fcom Gen. Dumont, for their part in
that remarkable expedition. .. .i, L. W.
LoKDOjr akd Parisian Fashions. The
fashion ef wearing white sleeves with colored
dresses has lately revived. These white
sleeves are always made of transparent mate
rials, such as tulle, crape, gauze, etc., and they
are most appropriately adapted to dresses of
silk or satin. 1 bey require to be confined at
the wrists with ornamental bracelets. We
lately saw a bracelet of gold, representing a
serpent, the head cf which was thickly studded
with emeralds, rubies, and sapphire. This
serpent, which twined around tho arm three
times, confined the fulness of the sleeve in a
very graceful manner. The brooch for fasten
ing the draperies in front of the bosom was
also in the form of m serpent, and set with Jew'
els in a corresponding style.
The moet elegant dresses now worn for home
or dinner parties are composed of cash men
enne, or mousseliene de laine embroidered in
siik. J3oquets and wreaths f flowers, em
broidered in beautifully shaded silks, on drab
colored or white mousseline do laine, have the
mo6t elegant effect imaginable. Flounces and
festooned trimmings embroidered in this style
are highly fashionable.
iiparilla
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a
, -v
conii -ini'tl ri':. i' . mi winch Mi: tiav la
bored to pri;ii.'o t!tt df..-etu:ii tJtctatire
that can ixsniNde. it N a vniceiit-ari'd utract
of Para Sai8pttriila, s combined with other
substance of tstill greater uitcrauve power Ji
to aifard an erTW-tive axtidoto fo tue di.-ci.ses
Sarsaparu.'a is reputed to e-siv. It is be:! v. d
that such a wniody is M,;ted by tln-c ho
suffer from Strumous I'lmio'mi its, id t!mtiic
which, v. ill accoinp3Wi.iJ.viii" .".m t prove
of rmmtn ww to this luijii- c !.- t .ur
adlicted fcliim-i'itiw'nu.' How t-cjiipMeh- this
compound wi'A do it has been proven by exper
iuiwit oi i!.;vty tf the worst cuscs to be found
of the i'i'lo" in complaints :
ScRPt'L axd SaioiTf.ors Oomvlain r,
Eui-mrtN VM EltfPTIVE Dl$i:AS:4, I'Lcnts,
I'mit:'.', Ui..iicHs, Tenons. Sm.t U'U.nr.
II: :, tSvrniLis m Svpun.tnc Af-
M; rutai. Disf.ask, Dumpsy, Xlc-
K I.i.i V
i!C JJOL"1.0CKEL"X. IlElilT.ITY. llYS-
rLrs;', ,'.N i;iiiaiisrioK, liHrsipcLAn, ILosk
on Si. ..T:".i"if's Fiur, and indeed the whole
chv .f I'ornnlaiuts uriving from Impurity of
THK r.lK!.
Tbi compound will be found a frroat pro
r.ior i . t" health, when taken iu thtt sjltaig. to
exvi tUv i'r.ul humors wliich fester 'in the
Mood tit that season of the year. By the time
!v exi.-il-.iixi of them many rankling dirder3
are litppe i in the bud. Multitudes citn, by
th" ad o!' f his r-'inedy, spare themselves from
s :?e 'sbir:m e of foul eruptions and ulcerous
-tvv, thioiiffii wluch the system will strive to
rid itself of corruptions, if not assisted to do
this through the natural chaiuiels of tho body
by an alterative medicine. Cleanse out the
vitiated h!nt whenever you find its impuritifs
bursting through the skia ia pimples, eruptions
or sore ; cleanse it when you find it is ob
structed and sluggish in the veins ; cleanse it
1it'w it is foul, and your feelings will tell
you when. Even where no particular disorder
is felt, people enjoy better health, and live
longer, for cleansing the blood. Keep the
blood healthy, and all is well ; but with this
pabulum of life disordered, there can be no
lasting health. Sooner or later something
must ro wrong, and the great machinery o
life is disordered or overthrown. ,
Sarsaparilia has, and deserves much, the
reputation, of accomplishing thee ends. Hut
tho world has been egregiously deceived by
preparations of it. partly because the drug
alone has not all the virtue that is claimed
for i; but mote beoause many preparations,
pretcnuuig ,to b 'concentrated extracts of it,
contain but little of the virtue of Sarsaparilla,
or any thing else.
During late years the public have been mis
led by large bottles, pretending to give a quart
of Extract of Saraparilla for one dollar. Most
of these hare been frauds upon the rick, for
they not only contain little, if any, Sarsapa
rilla, but often no curative properties whatev- -er.
. Hence, bitter and painful disappointment
has followed the use of the various extracts of
Sarsaparilla which flood the market, until the
name itself is justly despised, and has become'
synonymous with imposition and cheat. Still
we call this compound Sarsaparilla, and intend
to supply sueh a remedy as shall rescue the
name -from the load of obloquy which rests
upon. it. And we: think vre have ground for
.believing it has virtues wluch are irresistible
by the ordinary run of the diseases it is intend
od to cure. In order to secure their complete
, eradication from the system, the remedy should
be judiciously taken according to directions on
the bottle. ... ..... , ; . ;,
PREPARED BY
DR. J. C. AYEB & CO.
r : V LOWELL, MASS.
Price, $1 per Bottle i Six Bottles for $
: Ayer's Cherry Pectoral, :
has won for itself such renown for the cure of
every variety of Thruat and Lung CJomplaint, that
"it ,i entirely unnecessary for us to recount the,
: cvidfr.ee i-f its virtues, wherever it has been em
ploye"). As it ha? long been in constant use
-throughout this section, we need not do more than
assure the people its ualitv tJpt up to the best
.it ever hits been, and tha.1 be relied en to
no for their relief nil it h&3 been found to do.
Ayer's Cathartic Pills,
rOS TEX CTJSZS OT i
t'ttrenes. Jaundice, Dyspepsia, Indigestion,
iijsettiery, I'uul fXomach, Erysipelas, Headache,
' "He, rlievmaiistn. Eruption and Shin Diseases,
IJrer Complaint," Dropy, Tetter, Tumors and
ilt It brum. Worm, Gov, KeuraJyia, as a
' limnr Fjtt, mid for- Purifying tlie Blood. '
-''-'Jhev are ujjar-rVKitid, so that the most sensi-
t-'lo.ran wke titein nlewiiitiy. end they are the
tvH iipericut in the vorid mm- H h purposes of a
f iK.Ky phyic. . .
Tiice 25 cents per lox; Five boxes ior $L00.
( ?eat rutrnbers of Clergymen, Physicians, States
man, fliid eminer.t pcrsouaees, have lent their
rained t rrrtifv theurinariillcled usefclncssof tliwe
rfir.pflics, ntir here will riot permit the
his'rti"Ti (y'.iijw. l b' Atrtnits below named fur-.:-Urv::it
i.tir AmbJUCan AI.M.xC in which they
are ivii ; w-th :.i-o fiill desrriptions f he above
tt.tiiijlaiuw, unu the tn-itnieiit that w-U be fol
luwid ( tUeir ctre. ' '
j -i -Co i.r.'o ins ot by unprincipled dealers with
. -vru-r y-.v(nr'?:o:ia l!ie" make mote profit en.
-. iWU A ".h'". -a4 l-lUv ti other. The sink
, --.vant t!i' ; t. Ul tl..-r" is for them, und tUev Ould
have it.
v4 "iteu.tdie. are for sale by
i"Vheeling"liitem'iifaj'S '. .,.
3 :
was very generally dbiictbu, wa -tion
along the Baltimore and Obio"railr.
near Piedmont, yesterday; to the effect thai
on Sunday last, Lieut. Col. Downey, of the 3d
Maryland : regiment and 260 soldiers were
captured by the rebels at Moorfield. Colonel
Downey and two companies oi nis regiment
were commanding the post at Moorfield, when
a portion of Gen. Ewell's rebel army came
down upon Mm, surprising and ; captming the
whole force.
CORN 10 OO bg- of corn on consignment. :
. ..' i FOSTKtl, OWYS CO.
ALT
'S OO lunli kanawh wit.
FOSTER, OWIH ft CO.
COTTON CAKDS 6 boxM cotton can on eous ga
ment. FOSTKB, GWYK CO.
IJILOCB AND .CQBN
family flour.
MEAL 10 OO barrel extra
FOSTER, OVvYJI CO.
OW baga corn meal, r
VfE5S FOEK. AND BACON S00
tatnla cf Bu
AU. VOt. - -----
100 caaka bacon, aidea, .boulder., and hamt.
Jj4-3m FOSTER, OWYM ft
CO.
GROCERIES We hT a full supply of evrv articl
In tb grocery liae, which we will sell low for eaa
or la exchange for angar, inola.wa or cotton,
FOSTER, GWYN ft CO.,
jyt 5m , . , . - 315 Main stre
HANG YOUR ItAXXER OX THE
OUTER WALL!
SPLENDID ASSORTMENT f
; UNION FLAGS
JTat Received at S9T Malm Street.
jj2-lw TICKKOB ft CO.
BON TON RESTAURANT.
WATSON & LABAE
Proprietors.
tut side of Shell); Street, 1 Deon torn diei, Memphis, Tni
THIS popular eatabliahment haring been put In Hi;
moat thorough repair, ia now opon for reception ot
.witore. Th proprietor, will uaa every effort for tho
comfort and conTeotenca of all who may favor them with
their patroonge. The table w II be furntahed with tbe
best tbe market affords.
. We hare also opened an ICE CREAM Si.
IaOOX, and are now prepared to receive thote tht
rv r n with thHr iwtron. . jv2-tf
RECRUITS
"WAJSTTED I'
FOR Capt. Kelly's company, G0TEENOR GUARDS,
Second Begiment Tennessee Younteers. ,
Pay $133.00 Per Month,
With cotluug, Rations, etc., etc., furnished.
$100 Bounty and 160
Acres of Land.
The captain calls npen all the oppreaed to arine and
have tyranny for ever put down in tbo United States.
Office at
The Hank of Tennessee,
MADISON STREET, BETWEEN MAIS AND FRONT
KOW. JjC-tf .
FOB SAIiE OR L.E4SE FOR TEX
EARS.
A BEAUTIFUL BLOCK OP BUILDINGS on th
comer of Madison nd Third strsct, IroDtlujr 118
teat on Tblru, and 74 on Mattisou street, ia the eenterof
tbe city of Memphis.
This property is naely suited and situated for a Hotel,
kept on tbe Knglish style. The building is four stories
high, the main portions being on tbe second story, the
first being accessable with three entiances from oif th
pavrment, without any connection with the upper part
of the hotel if desired.
This property can be purchased for one half cash, the
balance in one, two, three, four and five years, enabling
the party purchasing, to pay with certiUnty one hall front
the proceeds of the bouse. A great bargain can here b
had by applying between now and the last of this mouth
to me, at my office in the Gavoso Block, or at my r i
dence on the Charleston and Memphis railroad, one etui
a half mile from the city.
J6 2w D. M. LKATHEBMAN.
ADAMS' CHOICE FAMILY BAKEBY
AKD
FLOUR STORK.
THE undersigned beg leave to inform their customers
and the public that, having increased facilities and
improved their establishment, they will have it la their
power to give entire satisfaction to their patrons. Tbry
will keep the beat brands ot FLOL'B, for family use, which
will be sold at the lowest market price.
Their stock of
Breads Cakes, Pies, Crackers, etc-,
Will be found inferior to none, and In quantity to supply
the demand.
Begiments fRmisbed with bread in exchange for flour
at low terms.
ADAMS BROTHER.
jy6-lm Beat street, between Second and the Bayon.
GENERAL MEDICAL 0 ED Eli Xo. 3.
lUADvlCAfti-US, DlBTBICT OF WSI TeNNRSEB,
- Memphis, July 3, 18G2, )-
Bin-ton 1. The rank of medical, as well as ctherofficen
is decidtrl according to Section 6 and Section 9, of tbe
Revised Army Regulations. Where tbetefore a surgeon
of the United States Army, or a Brigade-snrgeon serves
with a Division, holding his commission from the Presi
denthe takes precedence before all regimental surgeons
and Is the senior officer.
. A circular issued from thj war office, Washington ,
through the Adjutant-General of the United States Aimy,
defines that the senior Medical Officer of a Division is
ex-officio to tbe Medical Director thereof. .
Sec. 2. Medical Director of Division will iasp:ct tb
regimental hospitals, instruments, medicines and stores,
and see that they are always in efficient state for inalaut
n; .. - .s -.. , ,. i-.- ; (
Sic. 3. Medical Directors of Divisions wili : see. that
Surgeons of regiments carefully keep the various records
required by the regulations. ... .
Sic. ft. To facilitate labor, Medical Directors of Divi
sions will require the senior Engineer of each brigade to
collect frtm the Regimental Engineers tbeir monthly
and quarterly reports, consolidate them for the brigade,
and send them to the Directors of Divisions, who in turn
will consolidate the brigade reports aud transmit to the
Medical Director of the District the consolidated dlvisiuB
report without delay. . .-
Sec 5. Regimental Surgeons will, every morning, make
to the commander of their regiment the morale g report
required by regulations, and send a copy of the eame tvi
tbe Medical Director of Division. ' ; --
By order ef 3lsjor -General Grant. : ,
, . r - ," JOHN G. J. HGLSTOJv, .
jyfctf Medical Director.' .
GE5EBAL 0EBEBS X0. GO.
HXADQTJARTXRS DlST. OF WEST TKNK., "1
Memphis, Tenn., July 3, 1862.
The system of guerrilla warfare now being
prosecuted by some troops organized undei
authority of the so-called Southern Confed
eracy, "and others without such authority,
being so pernicious to tne welfare of the
community where it is carried on, and it be
ing within the power of the community to
suppress this system, it is ordered that wher
ever loss is sustained by the Government,
collections shall be made, by seizure of a
sufficient amount cf personal property, from
persons in the immediate neighborhood sym
pathizing with the rebellion, to remunerate
the Government for all loss and expense of
tion. ' .
Persons acting as guerrillas without organi
zation, and without uniform to distinguish
them from private citizens, are not entitled to
the treatment of prisoners of war when
caught, and will not receive such treatment
By order of Maj t General U. 9. Grant.
Jokt A Situn, A, A. G.
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