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——NUMBER 144„
DaEy Paper, I Spar aaaam; Semi Weekly, fS; Weekly, *» , al
iiyi u» adsenoe. SeaJtuao.e nay ba aide al the rlek of the
Pabliehme la all caeea where ertdoaeo le taken oa tha dcpoell of a
tiler La the Peat OSoe oo aloliln, I011J.
lie ■oeare.10 Hart; or leea, oat ineoniea...--— JJ
Sacs addiUoaJlaeorUon .... ■
Oq« leonvh w.itealaMe.aMva.•* 88
Tkxee do do .w««
Rx do do .*0«
Twoioo do do .<8 00
«W0 dotirot. Throe .Malta...J8 OU
Tee.e j wool. e.. .80 00
No adveoile-mec. to boooae*deied by the month or year
. ear epe .Jrl Ob the Mtaaeanpl, or prerbaaty agree*' opoa bo
He sen the puilce. ,
j»a edeerrto-nti' not dirked on the copy for aepecllod
Oor of IneaKbne »U1 ae ooctiroej nalll ardered »«t, and payment
l (scc<r,tia§iy.
;'y RnOLA* Al umiatib—To any mu«Di1«r*urding
sminw pur* of the .\auuaJ Advertisers, It Is proper to *tutecfi*tfn«Jlsy|
t' ntiwlr prlTlTigsi—It rifrni*! trr »hslrIro-aedial* business. R**l
•ri %Krt lowtrtl 4 til other Advertlauoeects cent by Ut«» to be us
td Ml* nv ehurge, and no vsrl iLun. . ^ *
%T Real Relate *nd Ot-n ral Agent* ’ Adv*Hla*sBCBt« not to be
uteri-* o by the yeur, but to br ohar^ed at the usual rate*, tabjecl
* tiiob discounts U3 ahull b* agreed upon.
W Root-calera aid yearly .* *v Luem,j eneruliy, engaging oc*
*.- hni Mynuvtkhi w • , • viull not, on ih-jii
?» *ly uveruf-*, at* v cir, insert more than the atc«nnt
*-• td «*>oa as the standi- mi*' under He contract* andall **e<e,
J ». jo. A-TI l,‘-* _ m
ptr *q«af«oX IOUn *« or l-«i M.Uon.and 50 cents
Li. Yt L. '. iVlA
I a. uaeuor. f- *• ,1U*
kt UI'fiUtf A tYAl.I.ER,
H. }. —Prompt attentbo t- C ’ and Laa ! C'aimo.
,« ia» «.—«a:J*.et V (ie .ml, AmS--** ft >1. T»; Jetm
* «
be.*., Y„ . Motley t da.; u,l« •. M. tl..rford P*i aa
toe - Hon. It. II l>-• cl. Ja._m»3»-dtaly
l> i!. ID So D. 4 I I ■ *.
* 1 BY AT LAW.
r.ACTlCIhla all • C -crte of the canntkl of Helena 111
v lie n -a ' to eny lav coalaoeo iM-netedto
feb. - 1« adjacent caooilea. „
n'arohoaee P. O., Helena Co., ta.
PAfcHt: i>t*nii>tATi:K.
:il« rilf, \a.
V*niAprao«l«*ks »'I It 0 ■... I 'Id In ihe Oily of Ew-hmoud,
-ir.ii.i t>i thcv.in- ii-3-!*o ... i
• Jute— '.i.l, ri .-I »rd Main Mro**«,nyty Hit
* . v .: -r i ■ __
7~*ri»->Vi' ><>■• H«»wnt
attornf:v at law.
iUOUMvNi), V* .
e* r j .-a f.
• - *
• r n'ar tUM 0. H. .all —tr
T iiTrAOB etute*.
>• * V' at LAW.
tiflll, ;■ •.» i • C.. o of (ot’.ct, Mtreor. Voaree,
Vi . -/V '.>’_■»!; a. I.’ will coiitot on*rt»l»»OLi*
i «to - „j o-. .*04 tan*
‘ ■ V--_*._•-_lylt
JO»l* ho. UUtl£ft,
V at LAW,
. ’-.tiCTUj W »*• • C'.j'Wof the Oily of Rlchmosd »n*
4*“ <Mf •!<.-, for Iho preaont, e'Ui hla f»

( , i iOTJLDIN.
jlctts aooir uacn, visa is:a.
t : rard, AfpoaeUoi, Uocklca
kr.tta! i.' ■ _cylk-iy
n i xt’i L• i. ' J G4AC.01T, Jb..
4yl.*»'., Kli-s Wa. Old Oharoh, flanayet.
not * J IS & tiitiiVUKl
V,-1 r Bin C ! . • SI- WtlllaB Bad U.aoeer. ■.
■ . • '1*. Coorio of Bn* B Gesta
, _f.lk—|y
in a. *■ «
s fc emaoN
n>, YA.
•1. 1 ooaaly af
. rankBn Aina*. If«
HI,, fa kai rtorooC til yra,UM of LAV la IM
• oily of ICohftoad.
... ria iliJa|,oal*th,froii1fa| taakooreta
Is2£ Lies Kiriiino ■..' Vi, n>*euiaelerea‘.Jeinple’atafal
i* - . -.ory A the bled la tha
»,,,• i IUIik »« ■.... 5 entire tra e on aa icasca
ar - rerae a. N — *• - ' « * T> :‘ V’ £.7?"
is %*ta ^ -A •
gONOTHl CQSP01 watml
Wj haee on h t- i a » < \r a* o»aJu*a aV.eh ea aiaaelW
It, •.*_ luuw hata n-> I— e- •? fira'lyehoeld hate Wen.
u' .T*' stPsth i PUM Fcltery,
Iff Qoratr at '.util an 1 Cary etreeta
Nil vi ail -» —bo hhrla. Ia*r to p; me aaaktT, for lain by
■ •'
ii Lt MM» 1M1>
tllUO.lt V* »• i*««« kJ 4. CO.. have ja.l ,v<i<4
Fra Gray Ololha
Or-y Cviimtitt
BlaiTc -la
1..e I.i .»oyi
Flaid Caa> ore b nil kblrt’lt, r.! nl^ Ac., Ha., hr I jllua
Also,.a hand, alv ; ‘
trial l......... lines Tta-ka,
7 iv.i.of. v .teeod lin.ua
Car. 1>: .-achat Calicoi -
B1 .. Itel : .yi.Bro ntitla
r J >■• e-.ee ao-1 other DreeeQAeta
Huy lcrcarl > before the war, at ah oat
at ! ra re. .r. u.,oa .or . 0 • ' r lra»i bad to boy teoeedjy,
• . » » ,v: w,aor a hr ary addltloe
i;ULI bititl V %*ia* iSI.O1 mu.
.•.It u . ».-.io .-,.tev niron of the to iler* to oar Catty
H...- a- a. -i. ok. r »r.r- -lor te anythlnyla the
^ I I I n Ith.rM c .aaall m of thoieo*e.r»
a have r .* I . •• iud.ee ‘i. e-idyru elUbo.atliiadoftle
u. ci W| innti of the leldler. .
. H|h|(ta|tNB
a ' ~ 1 ■' • *
... MtoaVandtare Water .. ?A of .
snbobd t rcnrrt
j n- lta Cor. 13th aniTFratbiia eta
\t mto* a las*
7 v to b. 1 -e Preach Wla lo* Caw
5ft do American do
1(1 kero redo. I :<ali atm.li afort and for kale ky
_ *7, W. IVOwlplHD.lE 15th atr»d.
B'iOO-llb. du.- *r ' i i'uc. I. and lirovo.
100 do Me* ohe*
1W da Bed Card) and I.lnsj, !n non aai
fortaeky W. W. WOOU'iillHiB. '
,*» __
■i«sms von sirs at iid^ct
rat yirouia uirTruubanci company,
INSCSN *btte pert .ra Ior Ilk or for a term af yeaia, aad alarm
for oao or more (not exceeding four) year*
Granla AnnHtlee and Fa-lonente oa the moe*. erialtable tenaa.
The Yankee eoiapaoUe haring mate kaawa their lateaMoa ta
lean I'.te the poHaiea of ear fe.loa-rlllaooa ako may ba klHe-t la
del nee of their ho'nee, either hyl.kia* eparint,or byivmpa
tblHi.i wl.h.or by lendlu* aid and eomfort to Aonthere kebafc,
arvry peader*. mao. 'nmrred by them, oayht ea eaae to aai bk
** Bwmcui<aln"ee the’eeeeeeery tarofmakai ere fBnhhad at ta
pane -the Ce-ayy. BAht-OS. trekdeta
J. ADAIR FLBAAAlflS, «meat try.
iuii inm, a m, a edict! k««i1mt.
1 a MoOav. M. I*., CeawHirm
lonooc B. HaaTII, Ufl B4rWr._2S
Te^ a tAIIB. —|i)0 aides tsM<*U L«*lh«; W BU-1
J C/i>er Lesthex; 1»> *IJ«« Kip ?kl 'dj 10 ild<?* fTiach Cslf ikiii*,
eo^omyament, ami fer ^ky_BCbT A JIMP.
»3 a HIblf4aN.-«A caice eardince, naarter hoxee,jaat reckT
» O Vl«d for eale by ALT»Y A LIP-QW_
ribtaBTI. Jar r.celred *»' mtm CUrat of dltaem
Gtrmk Ltall,>allkkWtak,lMk. •*
Ic SPKINti ITiADE. 1861.
BaotMMr to
nnroRD, dicki.vnoa * ukuioih,
|1 IB opes and la More, a fall and complete Mock of
UAW' oirt,
, Of the latest and most fashionable styles, which wtU bs seld et
, eholceale aad retail, on the aoet favorable terra*.
The attention of merchants It most respectfully solicited to Mil
I andesamlte for themselves.
| llade to order at the eberteet notice.
| CASH PORCH AitlSb wlU Sad It to their latermt to oall aid ei
tmlnemj stock be fora parehaklng.__ I
or hath and caps.
MV aeeortmant of HAT# and CAPS lor the Spring trade la now
complete, embracing all the new styles and colon of Soft
' 3 au. also, Sdolsakln, bill, and Oaaalnisr* Hate, and a great variety
at sew style of Capa, Leghorn and Htraw Hate In great variety.—
Ilan, a genera! assortment i f gentlemen’s furnishing roods, Um
I brell aa, Walking Oanev, he., Ac., all or any of width will be laid
on at goad terra aael any other establishment In the city. Imoet
respectfully lavlta a sail tram parehaaera.
! BhSS No. 1 Ballard Ho cat.
1861. 1861.
Hals, Caps and Straw Croodn
■o. 1(1 tsera Hnivr. (oryoarre Kicateoe BuaaJ
kic'.numd, Vic,
Have ready and are now offering to the Merchant# f Virginia,
dorth Carolina and TeuncAscc, at price# to anlt the time#, a com
plete stock of Spring and Bummer Geode, which lor variety and
tty id cannot be excelled, ilnyor* will do well to give aa a eall ba
<,rehpurih«lcg.!..-h«.. v;. A Ml
AL¥l!OKi£JbD CAPITAL *.W«,Ov<>
rnifl PldUPTlRS BAYING# BANK, having an eraplt tlasr. Oa»
A list and Ohartcred by the Lec'-Jlalurt-of Virginia, wnire<-e,Tt
Itvpuaiteeof Wfw< Hollars and upward!, on which lateral |
»t . e ; aid at the rate if 8U per contun per annua If remaining
■la month*, or Net per centum per annum If leu than eU months
Interim payable Nwnwl-Am.tua. ip, if dottre l.
Depositee rtoelvo.1 at tbrdr etloe, at the it-jru of Meter#. Dube 4
tntchtsos, N-..4. Mats B'-reot.
J. t. WlIdtON, frec-ltu
A. A. UuuawMU Traaonrtr, mall—ly
Kill CRI-h • I RlCilHCNil, PA.
Vrulii ranpaouudy eakl alt*-.dim *. t.-eir saw etj.ee •!
Fall aud W inter Gouda, j
04DNANII orviua, > |
Jcao 14,1691. i
Alt irrMrrnUMmiiBia'iravnxii .
d ilrcred to the urJnanoe Uevartment of theMala af Virgin*
•UI, Irurn and altar thla di.te, bo earned lato She Ordneuaa Wtio I
. at, at the corner ol lSth and Oaf/ atreeia.
XB—or Col. of Ordnance of Virginia.
liit'H S AMI oSiiOES.
No. II O'Mil Stlirt,
a AVI jaot roaolroil atoll and eomphto imrtord ol
HUUTb nod BU0IC8
iij.pici to the prcatnt luoa-.n, and. In adilltlon to their large and
. *x»ibrt--d otoeo oI Boot rn ac*44 bare tr.o fi-dx aarxne fcr
g .otccolro factoiy at fiountua, la, which i. terulag oat
Iflrt and oaallUn of aurc i,co to as/ la the coantry.
(Vaatry WercAanU are re wanted to coll and eoamino for than
ema, WlflOB 4 WILLIAM#,
nhCb—M "o. t# fearli-.rct
K*«r* COMiAlitlf M hAud, a lA?f* Anti vtricd A»trt«#Al Af
Tamil y umctmes <i«rf ,«*# liquors ami cigars.
Imported eepretoljr for IMo market.
4lo», Iho b«*t Oi l Eye WtlUKV an t Applt aal Poach EBAS
DT, d.illlled in the Wountalua of thii Ml.
gill LI pi ri and Oroccrte: toll by tin ait vairoDtal part aa1
gor'd, r.r m tale.
I*, .a.—lv-tioaltr attention pall to putting «:• and ohlpptng
• i Ido for >4 :-rri and acidlcra aUUonei at anl away from 41eV
I mood.
1 OuMMIAhloW lir.4ISTW.-Wr! cake Ubcral adetaceg rn To
baoco. Wheat, flour, Corn and other minor product, of tha coun
try, oar It ac oaaon, Lara, Poahrp, tgm Rutter, Pried Vralia,
i Lem'.er, kidn, Patofoca, hcaar, free, go., 4a.
lEUTAaM.—Aamahljtjat recitec4
oca* I'OVg A CO.
y~?OD L VIK oIL, *ef oale by
o*S» WOVE A 00.
CSHMKT EHOTOBAfj, tulph Ethgt, Q lolne, Mjrd Poliak, Chke
/ ri fmia. Chlorate (Viaah and JH ear, fir ink by
j o(1*i INiVi I CO,
\ I tT JuEB. *h> gr.-oo '•archer, aid SO groto Maoon’i Bmi'Un*
I .ft tonal 3 hy 001A 4 00,_or So i
MADEIRA wiki.—I halfpipe* *«rj ctnlceand old; purtjalc*
• •ect NalAtf* Wiue; CUMopagiaA WI»o, hAlfpinia; Ahriry |
I \<nc, «xtrA fiat *i« illtjr, our own Importation—'la ttore Add w
•»!•.- bf r I I D .* A MIauKiI, ec-oer Ecwrl And C3ary uti or?
COM k.kllUilit) I. V t:.— b <-■•»«• "U haul, tji salt by
no4 _ _DOVE A CO.
l ux A\D WMXfiS i'lOTUHUi.
Wt have on hand a Urge stock of I'alt and W.ntei Clothing,
cna.lallug of line Caas business Coate, flue llrfcvcr Over
Ooatj, Hia k Ciotlt frocks, tf all qsei.U.4. hiss, • large steel cl
Cne and common JU.I I see. Pants.
Boh Corner Main and 14th street*,
dloHMONl), Nor 11, lbfll.
SIR:—IthhatUemr-hod nf relaxing rn.xy thank* to toy One
rou* cos'ome a and Mends, for th dr r :ry l.'-eral pitrnnegc
and many past far irs, aul respt ctfu ly aollclt a cunllnnaoce of the
aam*. Hut, undrr existing rlr.onsttanecl, n aria; to pay ctah fur
all goo Is 1 buy,) 1 s' all it f store be cotape led to collect all bllla
at least once per us-sa h. u til lunhsr notice.
Bei,eclfully. < A I DABNItT,
Drover and Commission Me-chant,
Q rner brood aa-l Tt. sis, Richmond, Va.
ItKlII NGK «»W KWOLkBID; Brown, Shipley A On's
Id. acc tvan.-oe. past due. also, M day uills on non-Jen, f r eale
hvBDHJND. H.tVs: -P XT A 0 >._
C. W. rokcuu. a Co. |
TH* hlakeat market price raid for Gold and Oliver, ttocks
^ bought and .old on Cotundulun. q y ppgprtL * CO.
Wa «TK|I- f«r local purp'icy, 4 co»»p\-y of * nundicd
neB| who att do! eapab'e of !>OT*>rmtatf acry»«« la 114MM*
tel ate able l*» pet form iluiy In Iht flly. N r. eel ap^iy wr.o art
cap* lie of ftcl I srrvi e, and gao 1 reference* will he required u u
^ ** -*•
LAN U FOB MM. . . .
niRI vnOHllcr «!T<m fur talc, one iftoutand or Iwrlya wn
I dre l scree of line Cane and Oum Laud, aa well ad ptol'o
th* or election of Corn and I otton, ae ane land In the Bl-te ot
Mi.-l.stppl "hi* Ian I Is situated « i the BiaShern b undary cf
Sut-fl -ter County, on a Beautlfol hake, three "die* frtm the Va
so i alevr. Into »h eh It empties; .Hording a line steamboat nael
i. Hn into th-liver Cp-in thie land I. d -adnlng flee yea-told
Which I* antcepllble cf rt -.king a floe crop the tkret) ear
Term* one third rash; re balance In iw. aunual Instalments,
our half of the aauu wUI be lahen In negro p -di;rty 11 -I-sired.
AJ'lrcts » * * • KAtlOliCg
’ (Mj Uadlfim') Timoo RlTer, care of 1*1. ew Drop*
Vlrkeimfia »
H4kl.ll> ••HL'.MII 41 HIT
TI'IB, - anu'altered ky Nr l Bst a of th'a d'y, for
Ji* ta-l flftesn yen-*, and an highly recommend,d by prominent
Thvddana us VLrg da, has gained a repotatloa tn the Oonladarate
flimy f-rthe CJre’of lgoe and fever, an I general debility. We
esn safe e say they aro a valuable medicine for expoted soldi n
""fob* had of all DrtsggUU in this cl y, or of th* Proprleaor, on
I’nlnn Hill. Richmond, V*_
astssIM BvN -TV) case* Bardinec, whole half and quarter Bel
VMls'roSvedandforvaleby PRf DKV a MULE*,
ew 1 nnewev l*th and Oarv
,,, , . rr mV.pc -**l caseToUret Wi/e, j.rt reeeued
C fe?E!l> bpAllvt AMWCOWW__
wawawiwr -WADIS TO I* If tNirfA’ N - lilt TW
H s2eU*llTwqJ*rt*l that Ue Phyac'insof Blchmond win ve
p li aithv cWra^aortirr Broad and Mnth.trecu, s^rw. and
soldi era under their charge, as are quartered npriv.lef.u, lie,
ho'via and boa.ding houses, staUng their condition M.erc flow
tarwiL mil. M f if at mf aull.t wtsit* %h# Allu COWpiBy 10
which yav beloag. Ttk lalovusaun* will (neatly promote Ik# pwlr*
k alTnlUrtw Bad aaMhev* quartered In private families, hotels and
boarding torts aha have bacs itoh hat art *e* attrsdX by »wy
phgitvlaa, aw*rt—ktaeaaetvee a* *b*Te,st*M*g their eoodWoa,
lecattrn. —iea» sal eoglataak ... „
eel»-Ahf _JWO, H. WTNDtR, Btl* flirty
krjrA»AB*.-Je.i l. hand, oonsUa :d from »*• Orleasa, a
ITto* *s «••%>•. and a 1 keast freu-h Brandy, Iflvalctd at
r: -.- -- dOUNtON, VOUHOflt * OTkV.
C.o-20 IH iVarl aurrl.
I *• »• a—« sahty Indigo, boss la atore sad lor sals
| bp W iBwaianm a Jo. ml
FLWVB - lrtbhta family ftp* Extra Bupeilne fleur, fcr
sulv a* costotnumea* by A. T WOklteul._sel«
To .hh* (} Jiu'k*rfotrrd, K«] , Chvrntn of the Judi
ciary Commitli* rf ih; II.me rf f) I, yolti:
Drir Sir:—1 suppers it is a foregone conclusion In
coutiuue the stay Uw in noon form during the pendency
of hostilities between (he Confederate Staled aud the
Duited State*. Il is eminently ti: that there should he
a measure of tho sort for the re'icf of those who are t'»
actual service, and I should rep ret its to‘a! repeal ou that
account. Rut It seems to me, it is tqjally unfit that any
others should be embraced within it* protection. Messrs.
A, B and C, who bare not gone from their homes, who
are as busily engaged as ever in miking moucy by m:r
ehandixe or farming, or any of the thousand employ
ments at which money is how being rtpidly made, bave
no suf8:ient reason to offer for exemption from tbeir
present liabilities. Their families have not been left dee
titutc—tbeir usual resourced are not cut eff— they are
as capable new of providing to meet ail tbeir engage
ments rs at any period prior to ths commencement of
hostilities—and al! the ordinary reasons urged in favor
cf exempting the soldier from tho pres-sure of debt may
properly be urged oyaintt exempting those who are cot
soldiers from the burden of their ongtgeatots. I should
like to sec a mcd'fication of (he stay l»w which would
g»to this extent; and if thtre were any hope of securing
such a modulation, I should enter into a more minute
-p-t'fira'ion of the advantages attending the change.—
I believe the advantages of such a change, would reach
every class of tho community.
The purpose of my present letter, however, is to ci’l
your attention to a lew modifications of the Uw which
surely no right mhided person cau o'j ct to.
Rants ukiixr trust ntttts.
No sales can be tutde uudir the pres ut stay Uw with
out the consent of all parties, grantor, trustee and beue
tic ttrics.
Iu some Cises this rule operates harshly and unjustly
upon every cue save the debtor.
Take for <simple this: A debtor makes a gei.eial
assignment, wi h a covenant of rela'e on the pirtef the
e editors who sign his deed. Hs rotates p >-ses-iou of
the property until a pyle is made. All ths creditors ate
anxious the propci ty shell b« sold. 1 is confessedly in
sufficient fo supply eren tho h»lf of their claims. T e
debtor has f»-iil»ely no interest in the pries the property
■ill brb g, for whether a great fire* or » small one, he
is equally released by the covenant from respousibilty to
tlie creditor*. Is it cot monstrous that iu a case like
this, the (tobtor ehouU b: enabled by his timpls tefu .1
of assent, to postpone the sib of the property to the
clo-e of tliewsr? Tata is, surely,one of the instance*
iu which the present stay law should be mod li d.
Another ta*e occur* •hire ihe debtor rein tin* at
home in the quiet ft joyn.ent ot land purchased from an
other without payit g fjr it, or, where tho purchase mo
n*y haw beeu advunotd hint by a friend on the failt ol
it and be rcfuses to piy in'rreit ou tin* porcha*.* money iu
the one c .** or 01 the advance iu the other.
Another cose will bo found where the owner of laud
h i* sreu ed a > accjmoditli’ii endor er by a deed of trust
*u the v nperty be now live# r it. The icgotiwUs uote
.ell-' due and the drawer (owuer) allows i. to remain un
rald. Tho endorser, lo protect his credit, pays it; ami
hn must await the ph astir* of the drawer before he cau
reimburse himself from the property pledged a* *tc'irity.
In all these cases there should b j a tight to sell at !h
diMretiou nf the trustee certainly,if not upon the demand
of the beneficiary. At: amendment couched iu language
somewhat as follows would 1 sij pi \ < licetthu*chang
es, if approved of.
fialta aider trust dttdi iha'.l nit be mud* w-fkem' tke
row»«»f of all fiirt’tt intern led Ms* in ike following
cater. l»t, i»A*u the trail deed it a gemral atiignenin'
•odcontaiui a coeanon'. of re sue. tnd, vken Ike trust
de‘d hue been tree atm to tie are tke purckara winy vj
hi iand l ounged, or to neuri a loan me le fur ike pur
port of paging suA pare hail m may and Ike debtor ei
grantor failt to piy ike ml emit on sueA purr A is* mo
ney or amount loaned; and I!/d, when Ike trail deed hie
been trtea'ei ta eecurt an ae/ommodatim <ntlwrer. hi
the corf ju<t abnit ertep'ed, toll may he mode ithtntnr
fetotrs* ikall drain it adnitabla to make ra'e.
To **oid q tesliou as to where each cates open* the
rr'Wjot of th* pirtics beoefiokric* In th* deed or of
some one of them might be required— such affidavit to
be a sulUc’eut warrant for the Action of the trustee.
The stay law fin piAsed hurriedly, in the midst of the
unusual excitement consequent on the scc'ssion of the
.Stit*. It was not to ba eipccted tbit the work would
the provision for Its continuance only for a limited
time, with I beity to the Lcgitlalure to modify and e>.
tend It.
It was thought that g.;1** wou'd bn dimBtrnn", made
at such a time as tbb, while the whole na'ian was stirred
to its depths by a civil war. B it the event has not ver
ified this frrebodti'g. Red proper'y here commands as
high a price as ever, and individuals who are controlling
their propeny, unencumbered, are making dilly silej at
satisfactory prices. Surely, creditors ought to be per
mitted to obtain the payment of their d. bis, contracted
under the circumstance! before Indicated.
There seems to be do sufficient reason for delaying the
trinl of actions already insti nird. Let the Ccurto clear
tb«ir dockets, as far os they can, of pending suits, and
when the war i" over thoj m iy start afresh—may begin
tbeir work with new zed, unencumbered by the mass of
In ary, litigv’ed buuiifr-a, which now bestrides aud op
presses them.
There are mwy such ac'i'ns at law nttv pending on
the present doc ket of the Rohmoud Circuit Court, which
mirbl bn tried and disposed of now, to the advantage of
all parties.
Of course, if witm-*ics or ptrtics are absent, in actual
servio*, this would bv sufficient reason for a continu
ance; and the Court" wo ill hi Inclined to indulgence in
thbre. p’o*. No other serious difficulty would embar
rass or burden the trial The pro7Minin of ths present
stay law, ia eifjc’, amount to a p>rpetusl iij motion ou
the protruding" of the Common L\w Courts. Ps.r'Ifs
who have sufficiently tho spirit of coucil ation and c.uu
promise, very rar ly outer itro li.ivitiou. If they do
uot consent before they reach the Oenr", they are not
i apt to eonsert to anything afterwards. Lit the trial be
I dependent up-.n ernimt, as now, an 1 tho trial is inevit
ably postponed. Courts, witnicaea, oou'i-ci, end pirties
I ho univwrraUy regard ir.
LisoLoan situ T as Airy.
j There is no alas! upon whom tho present stay law
I operates more harshly than upon the “landloid'' class.
It has uot yet had tiro* to reach, io its dbtstrona eff-c's,
the tenant uia"?, but it will nu-t ae"urodly, if It bs not
at oace wodifled.
8'vesai ca«ra have eons to my own knowledge within
the past few months in which the landlord has nffired
Tries** of the entire rent on oondition of release of po'»
seealon. Tb* dt-rs, In every ln*fanc.\ have been mag.
uanltneusly refgeed, the tenants preferring to enjoy yet
further the property of their ntighbor* altkou' jmying
wit for ft—ugt eyen the taxes. Thin U so nntnge.
Vet the poor landlord Is utterly bdples". IIo cannot
mske his rent by a distress warrant, for tnough the war
rant i-sue and a bond be giv«n, a merely formal plea
will suffice to Mara off ths eolUotloa until the war ia
dosed; or, perhaps, there is not property enough oi
the premises to satisfy tbc rent. Thi landlord cannoi
eject his tenant; for an ucliwful detainer “requires tin
intervention of s jury," and no case requiring the inter
vention of a jury can bo had without content. The ten
ant will not consent. And ho the tenancy coulinace,
and the tenant eiti in uciliitu'bid and profound security
while the Liudlord is required, for his accommodation, tc
' foot the bills for taxes, insurance, Ac , kt.
' I cannot think that such an odioul Injustice as thii
1 has escaped the attention of the miny intelligent, ex
pcricnctd, and able lawyers the present Legislature con
| Uio.
1 For a while this stats of things may be regarded as
I advantaging tenants; bat it will not be of advantage
• '»thcui long. They moat sufftr the penalty of wrong
doing. Landlords will be chary of renting to doubtful
tenants. Tenants to secure houses to live in must com
recommended by ample fortunes or undoubted security.
Thus the large claw of tenants, who now make their
living by their daily toil, will find it hard to get homes ;
and, if they do get them, they must do so by paying a
b'jfiut to mike up the deficiencies occasioned by thr
neglect and ill desert of others. The truth is, the in
terval* of the landlord ai d of tho tenant class alike de
mand certain, safe return of tho property, and lh<
placing in the bunds of the landlord the mi aus of s'cu
ring hi- sent or a epridv poessasion of bis propr-ty.
A. H. 8.
Richmond, Doc. 12, 1SGI.
JULY 25TH, 1861:
“ I will now proceed V) give yon a brief description of
tho battle which was fought between our forces nud the
F.derals. Wo received intcl igrncc tho day before we
left Fairfax, that tbn enemy wonld march upon us on
Wednesday, 160,000(!) strong, and, although wo bud a
very small force, yet wo were very anxious to give them
battle. But Gen. Binbsm ordered us to retreat to Bull
i{ in, whioh was done i^good order. We arrived theie
tho neat turning, and about 11 o’clock the enemy com
it- need cannonading u?. Oar troopr prepared to give
them fight, and the battle veiy ;.ooti commenced in good
;trtie»t. The rear of musketry and booming of cannon
• *,!- h.’.ard from all sides. Our troops routed them throe
| lipi- s, bn they rallied twice and cinie hiek with rein
forcements each time. But tho third time our troops
ciirged bayonets on them with such desperation that
they beat It I rrcipitnt.n retreat for Coi-trcville, -about Sc
ven nine* f'Oui Kit Ron, and wp heard nothing more ai
| them until Rut day morning, when they ag in renewed
I t c fight. It | i TiilKinrmil about o'clock, and wascou
tieucd tbrougli the day. It was very liotly coutcsta'd.—
Our •roops fougbt with great desperation, ntid .i-pu'.rd
every inch of ground. The Npw Orlcftn1 Tic rs threw
away their niu-krta aud pitched into the Vew 1 nrk
Z»tt ives with bowio knives, and elaycd thciu from rig11
to left. They were finally routed about night. We cap*
hired li'tween m y and seventy pieces of cannon, a
largo number of lioraes, pyoylaims. wacon1, a rills, am
munition, and various other things, too numerous to
mention. Ir the fl'lit cm Tlmr-day, nur loss was about
:I7 killed and wound. d, anJ that of the enemy over yurt
aud in tht! light Sundiy, it is supposed we lost between
fi and v -n hundred,'ind 1 understand that the North
orn pnj eia at knowledge that they have shcu' 14,him
I. led, niisaitig and wennded. Oar company (Shields’
Battery) was stationed in thoeenire, between the right
and left waits, sod, unfortunately, we liad no rille
1 pieces, and the enemy supposing it to he the strongest
1 »dnf, did no? come within range of our guns, aud wc
omild’nt obtain a shot at them In either tlfht. The
enemy tired a great toney shot* at us. Some ten or
twslrc ball* came very near us, thou.'h I could v- ry
oa»ilv doJgo them. It d d’at txaitc mo at all, after they
had fl'ed a' in for a few minute-. A Irooper, who went
as Urn battlc-fi 11 after it was over, got a splendid lot of
o heloths, and cave mo a very nice one. Our troop* left
their entrenchuieoU and came out in the open field to
tight them, bo that we had no advantage ot them. We
expect very soon to tntroh on to Washington. Perhaps
w.icn I write you again it uiay be from that place. I
hope ao ui least.
IProw* the Liverpool PtJt,, Nov. 1'ith.
Lt'f week that erudite ar.d profound body, the Biik
onh ad Debating Society, dreided, after long discussions
on the manta of the American »»■, that the Oontederaur
w. re right, and, aa a consequence, after the fashion ot
C!ik9. Matthews’ judge, that the Federalists were wrong
Straws pr<j icted into the air indicate the current of the
wind, and the Birkenhead embryo oatora may bo rt
gV'le i as the uueomcious f xponent* of public opinion
in E gland on, at this moment, the question of ques
People who give offinee are never loved. They wav
be forgiven, but the? are never forgotten. The Ameri
cans had long walked ao tall that Britishers did not like
to be dc-crioed as dwirfs in tho pr.-aenee of such giant*
They were pardoned, but the adverse fading they in
cited remains latent in the English breast. They were
■ hit is cal id conbumpieh, a:id iustead of being pi'ied,
they were condemne 1. It signified nothing that they
(aid at the Lord Miyor’s dinner, on Saturday, thcj own
ed oar trad.tuns our literature, and rtjoiced as much r*
we did in tho heroism of the present and pail age*, but
they did not acknowledgi what we conaidered our »"pe
riority in every thing that ornaments and diguili’8
pol t c.il ard social life. In a word, they Ul’.nded us,
•md tho offence tarkled in our brcaa’r, and cow reveals
itself in something more than mental hostility.
This alone will account for the good wishes generally
eitcndc 1 toward* what the Northerners call the South
ern rebel*. Thecau’c is not analysed, the arguments
ate not enforced, tho reasoning is uot cou.-idcrtd ; but
opiuion is decidedly advrrsj. No doubt trade, its In
terest* and political sfn'imenU hive not been without
their iulluoi.ee. Cotton is king iu Lancashire, at least;
a d the wish among the holders of cotton to get high
p.-.ocs, and the wish ol the trsauficturers U> obtain plen
ty of cov.ou on good terms hereafter, opera'ed revy ex
tendi, ly iu producing a feeling itrfavor of the Sou'h —
Liverpool and Manchester, b?ing must iuteres'ed, gave
a tone to the roitof the comuint i y, and the result ia an
ardent p aver for the sucee** of the Confederates So
rx'eoeivr is tb s feeling, that the press.which must plo-s;
to live, botrajt the lnffu< nta nierual'y im; r.-esed opon
it. The Times lor months oscillated in ugard h--twten
the Nor'.h and Somla. I' coquetted wkh Wa-liiug'on
aud Riihmond, bet of Uto it h.ia b'cvms unequivocally
the opponent of the North. The D.ily N“wk, eudeivnr
ing to be Lank, give il* support to the Federalists; but
hi' now become weak iu lighting tho up hill battle. Tnc
Telegraph is consistent; it supported tho South sgaiue
the North from the beginning. Th- S'ar is du .ioui —
The Herald aud the Standard exhibit the natnral dislike
of Conservatives for free instilaFion a
The w. tkiy p p rs betray tho us ul vioillatioo. The
“Saturday It view” i* anv'liing or no.bing but ia now
.and then » mag io its <1 -like of tho Yankee*. Toe
■ .Examiner,” co longer dm.inguishcd by lie dashing
blow*, is * ill dtVoos, hn'ii" eiavrry bait corn! tuning
Lincoln. The " K job orals tret! ro logf e, is at ourniiy
wi'h i a own fac '*, depreoiti' g hopilo movements on
our own part, but dis*i:tc,'y .advocating expiration. The
mod telling proof of the predominance ol Svu'hero fe* I
i ig'Bfohc found ia th> conduo; of the “Spectator.”
Ua'tl recently It fought tho- bst'ls of tlm North, but on
Satu day it wheeled roni.il wi-h the following apology :
• W.i receive Irom America aonstaiflta'tiraiteet tha'
this i mrnsl is cioep'od from the ceuanro it plea*--* onr
cousius to bestow on the Larger portion of the Eng
lish pre*s. We entreat our friends In the Wrs’, if they
believe us honest when we steed op for the principle
wh'oh they, all too iiHeonsoitmily, are defendi"?, to be
! Here us wh-u wo present Hum wLh unpalatable fact*.
There is not the slightest wish in <Mt eottalfy for* w«r
with the United States, for that w ir must ol necesdly a d
thoSoovb, and, whstevrr Amartesns may think, the Brit
Ish people will never willing!} aid to establish a power f he
corner-sione and foundation of which 1* human slavey.
Utterly a* tha American ton* shocks the taste, and of
fent’a tba moral soose of oar aristocracy, lb# na lw>. if
not pre-Northern, i3 heir.ily boatila to the Sou’b. Hat
wh le 1t ties no w»h to eomplica'e further dffiiullioa.
already tov great, ah# inflsh 0 orernment has no dread
of a war with the Uul'ed 8la*o* It Lad very little
when the drat incident of war would have been the lees
of the cotton supply, and that restraint ii at last re
moved. There is nothing now to prevent action exespt
the kindly feeling whiob, despite of many appearance*,
still exta'a in I ha mass ol the people towards tbe great
republic. Let the politicians in their reckless pursuit of
popular* (aver hut tour away tho last bond, and Avert
cans will find too lafo that with their Union they lure
lost the power of violating intern a'ional law, and se'ting
at naught those courtesies which, among ta ions as
among gentlemen, keep friendship firm."
Netgboors ufo not always neighborly ; ani on th*
principle, perhaps, of tin re being something not natn
■ ally distgrt-eabla to ui in the misfortunes ol our friends,
the Oauaouns exult in the anticipation of the ultimate
(ii-comti ure of the Uslonist*. Toe Richmond and New
i Orleans papers are not more eager in their drpreeUtiou
; of the merits of the North than are the journal! of Mon
i treat and Toronto France, a short tim » ago, ttikrd of
recognix ng the indepondet c* of the Hects'ionis s, and
tbs rest of Europe Burned perfectly Indifferent.
We are not wrong, therefore, in siying that the peo
ple of ibe Northern 8taes of the Uoion are wi boot
Irietdi, and we hare endeavored to assign tb* causes —
Those cau-0J uuy be insufficient to justify hos'de feel
ngs; but there can be no doubt tbit hostile feelings ex
I from th- London Sinanstal Reformer for November.)
Tiiis is an eveut which, in the natural order of th'ngs,
may hr looked lor shortly. Msdun Rumor has, indeed,
airialy conferred upon his Roysl Ui'hai rs a daoghur
of Priuce Cbiiitian of Denraaik in whom and whose m dc
h irs the succession to the throne is vested according to
' in treaty of freedom, of lS.Vf The princess ij in her
17 h yeir and sell to be exc-edingty beautiful and in ev
ery respre' a suitable match for the heir apparent to the
throne of E -gland. The only objection to it is the possi
bility that ruch a matiimnni.il al ance between the crowns
of E igland and Denmark may entangle this country in
disputes, or even wars, rcapcc'iog the Danish succession.
Ilia t'liiti-tl Matea.
We make up th* following budget from our later
sources of intelligence:
In the general and signal failure of the I/ncolniter to
make bee dwar against t'.io patriots of the Snub, their
campaign in Eastern Kentucky stand* conspicuously in
glorious. Tne Chicago Tribune is fearfully irate with
General Toomas, who,if be be the renegade Virginian of
that name a«d title, seems to have mire than compensa
ted (or his treason to bis own couatryincn, by the It jury
he haa brought upou their enemies. Hear how tho Tri
bune howls at him:
If stupidity and ineeinpefoncy in our military cont
mand-r* in Kentucky aro notjust now bearing au abun
| dant crop of crili, then most these abuses, whose ex
istence snot to In diiputed, be accredited to cause
of this or any other war cm produce parallels to the dam
ning evidence rolled up ngaiust flcnerala Smith nud
Thoma>, wo have yet to learn of th> in. It ia well
enough to argue, iu the abs'ract, aa acme of our cotem
porarii a do, that campaign*) cannot lie conducted in
editorial aanctnms remote from the fceoe of action, but
we enhmit that even such remoteness would form no
reasonable ex :use for the cruel a’.d witk-d blunder.*, lo
c»| t'u m by no worm term, which, rtuanaliug (roru
hev’n i»ro r* in Keutucky, ;u-e wearing out the strength
snd spiri- of our fores, iril oiing upou iheni every po«
! tibia rv I of b id generalship. di*gu*ting and dismajiog
Union m-n In that section, aud nuking worse than a
thoroughIr unprofitable job of the entire campa gn.
As to lieu* rtl Thonu1, he was with 1’aUer'On, aud i*
Paterson inteciii d, for whereas the latter did not net
at ul!, the wroi g heided bluuderiog of Thom s is wor»c
than any pos- ldr i (T ot ol i lertne s. The oxiitnee »
gainst lii-n coni'S from various sources, and already a
storm of ird'gnatiou is raging throughout Ohio at his
eruc! dereliction*, acts of omission iu neglect of her
troops, and of commission In encli i: stances as the
ree int shun ercl re rograle fruui London. Let ua group
together n lew fnc‘».
<}»n. Thom a.,’ army was, week b. fore last, mofirg to
wards Cumberland flip in pursuit of Zollicoffjr. Son*
were more jub'lant In tha* force, all of whom wi re eager
for a fight, than the teo loyal Tennessee regiment* who
weie homing to avenge the wroi gs the rebel burlis
hai intli'ted on their homes Inexplicably, and for no
rea oi'that appeared, the march ended at Loudon, and a
I retrograde was ordered. So disgusted and outraged
I were tlm Tennessee troops, that au ou-u demonstration
was only prarented by ooun'ermandi.ig the order as re
gardol '.hem, but this wa* not until halt of them 1 a,
Toe aid forced march of theae Ohio troop) of Thomas
from London to Crab O/char 1 beggar* of all drsefiptioo.
aud the result of it his been the death of many of the
men. They dropped all along the road from sheer ex
haustion. Sat* one account:
The order wa* promulgated at " o’clock in the af'er
noon, and the time for moving was 8 o'clock at night. The
order sai l that the tick must also be brought along, and
with ir.snffi dent transportation ov ;r roads that cannot
be de cribed, that horrible night march took place. 7 he
sick In the ambulance*—the worst possible vehicle for a
sick man over a bad road—bcpge i to lie taken out aud
put on the top of ihe baggage, and w*ll me i were cotn
p tied lo drop by tha way. Teat th't forced march waa
u terly useless wa* proved hr the fact that the troops,
after arriving at Crab Orchard, remained there tbiwi
But this is not the worat of It. Them troop* worn
nut, «m! mxr.y of them on the aiek H*'., received orders
for L-binou, which they reached after n tc:licm> march
of forty m.ls* through mud and snow, on Sir day the 2d .h
itiLt nnl i to tin annin re.lrr.iir Ail'd to S nn'mel. "til r« n. 1
* demo s'.ration of /. jlliccffer," so that tl o clow of lust
week saw them again wiibin twenty fire mile* of Licdon,
the pi ice of their halt in tho nio*<u>cn: toward Cumber
land Gip. L.-t this etatement be compand wi h distan
ces on the map, and it wi I be aeen lint our )\dtral
trropt in General Themes’ army, after crceeir g and r»
crossiog eight counties, and one hundred and tiahty
milee of heavy winter ror.de are now near iheir o'd p uce,
their iatrrmnii4:e tcili and sifl\-:ings wholly wafted.
Now, do not these thing* contribute evidence enough
against Gen. Thomas? Neglect of the troops and inat
tention to the wants of the sick, has been ihe role in l.i]
command, and tho most shameful feature in the Kentuc
ky campaign. At Crab Orchard in the busty winter biv
ouac, the first order issued wat not to provide fire wood,
bn1, tha1, under “cv-re penalties, no oqe ihou’dlcurh the
fenes rail*, l.aysl Ohio ii justly enraged a' tiiU shsuu
iil Waste of i ho vigor and loyalty of her sol Jicra. How
much longer is it to continue ?
The following lettrr from u Toaneeum renegade gives
..till further insight into the glories of tbo Lincoln
campaign in Eastern Kentucky. It is addressed to tho
Guauinnati Commercial:
Oaur Cai.vrsr, Lownov, Kr., >
Nowmbar Ik. j
Arc we to stay hers always? must wo forever tliy
aud guard Kentucky ? Will we never he allowed to gn
ba-.k to Rut Tennessee, to our homes and our destitute,
unprotected lair.iiits? God grant that the day may no:
b: far cis Jint, for wo arc ali tired and weary, and e:ck
of tho everlasting cry, that wc are not ready, wait a
IHUo longer. Yn.-. watch and prav, ar.d wait, to wlat
purpose ? For the Secession soldiers to devastate our
tiihfi_slaughter our livestock th it ought now to bo
feeding a Union _rmv—burn our house \ insult ocr wives
l and daughters, aid ruin them forevrr and all time?—
. Whit1 wait for disciplinet wail to bj drilled with that
eternal, infernal left, that b*s been cried until every old
! breed sow in Kentucky is grunting’Tefl”! How e*n it
I ever be expected that mm, smarting mdev every insult
! and i jur» that can be heaped npou th. m, caa quietly
submit atid l-'arn to hi disciplined aud drilled" Wait!
’ Why—jes bemuse sumo one. or two, or three m*n, no
1 b tier than many other men, who happen to have Bng -
I di-r General hilclitd to their names, aud consequently
, gel big pay, decliro that we have cot tbs ncervstrv
equipig* or means of transportation ; or perhap* some
Ii'.tlo brooks on the roadsjire swelled by the recent rains.
I Some of these men are getting mors money uow, as
G nerala, than they ever saw before, and they are afraid
f'ft tics war may be ended too -uon.and Ihe stream that is
now tl awing so plenieously iota their pockets will bs ett
rlf This Is aliagelher too much of a politician’s and
oontroetovi! war; if It is not for th’ir tspeclal benrfi",
it emella very atroog that way, wbee we have right ua
der our sm- the immense swinrfliag beef and mule cm
tree's gir# i to the big bellied blue grass srivocracy of
Keelucky, who hare seat no volunteer* to fight out the
battle for the Galon. ,
How have tiis Tenor swans bean treated since their
exodus from their neliva State iu the month of August,
to the bar pi table (*) State of Kentucky ? Wbal has be
enm- of the !IOii.OOO appropriu'ed by Congress for ibo
benefil of East T< nnewsaoi ? Where aro the aims pur
I chased by the Gorerumen'. andssut to Kentucky to arm
I East Tonnesacaus ? In Auguat, the Tennesseans c-iuu
| to Karboursvilie and ware tuuatered into ssrvice by Sam
' utl P. Nelson, than Lisutenent Nelson, of the Navy,
now aring Br'gvdier G re-si, who was sppciuted by
i the Pitsideot to muster into setv ce and take charge of
| them. At that time, there were boxes, without ncmber
1 —ofarm) at Cincinnati, addretted to tbo Tenneeeesus;
; to use the rxorrsaion of a Lcwspaper rrpor.er I ta ked
with to-day, tho depot was crowded w th their, aid
among them were some 1O0O or 1,500 Sharp rfl't.—
These arms were forwaiil-d through the exertions of
Andy Johnson and Horae* Maynaid.
Tbs »rm* forwarded irom Cincinnati on to Qer. Ni boo,
when he bad taken them into tvs porersaion, he refuaed to
send any of them awav from the camp, and the Teonea
eeraos were rtlaoiattlr cotnpeHed to march, or g<t, to
Nelson's headquarter* the best way they could, at what
afterwardt became notorlou* as “Oattp Dick Robinson.”
Notorious, indeed I end alas! a most memorable place
to us It wa?, a* it were, a charnel house lor our men,
and many a bra* j heart th tt might hare killed toce Zion
ists during the war, and ot joyed year* of comfort at
hom* alter the war, had it remained in ife native hill*,
! now lies buried in the dirt, with no slab or board to mark
1 the spot—killed by the nc-nraed malaria at Dick Robin
aon’s And how did Gen. NV’son fulfil hie promiae of
giving arms to onr men, whoa they cune to hi? Tory
door to get them ? Did he extend the band of elf e
donate welcome to them? No. lie ca*'. a look of with
er! )g pity upon that crow J of poor, wrary, ragged,
homeless exiles, hut yet among those ex lef,
were Prexclu rs of tho Gospel, County Clerks,
Judges, members of the Legislature, end members
1 o’ Congress, tod mau-rial eudujh araoug tboee
' who held no (Dice, out ot which two hundred Brigadier
j Generals could have been made, with more sense ard
' l rains than Neleon bad. The arms that Government ptw
chised and forwarded exp-fselv ior Tcnoeeseans they
! rever go'.. Th> Sharpe rides, bought through theta
| eriiona o( Coi. Carter, were giren to Cel. Woclford’s
cavalry, aud out of the twelve hundred ofthttu carried
1 by these Kentuckians, not one of thtm wa* iver harmed
i by being 6bot eff at a atc?»ionist until the Wild Cat
I fieh', and not even then would these r ties have smelt
I powder, if it had not been for the fnditnian*, for Wool
i fora’s men started to retreat, but the 88f “Tigers” light
ing A.jiUnt rstber beniund them iu, and old Keaiuck
bad to face the inueic. Wist would cld Daniel Boclo
sty if he koew what unwertbv tv p-e s« taiives he had It ft
behind him? One word for Nelson— ftrigadttr General
Kelson—before I leave him, and if h ? :ver ere* it be can
j put it in his p'pe ard tmoke i*, t: t the day he gets
plac’d rmong Tenner see troops in a i attle, will be a dark , ♦.
j day for him.
j Only about half of our cfficers are supplied with wail
I ten-*, and there sre no mote tents here to cover th* re
cruits that are r xtHC'.ed lo arrive every day. And why
is i' ? Wbv. simplv beraur;' si! the Pis! Q tartermastr'S
I are Keu'uckiaur, aud they do not care wtie’.htr toe Tei -
Inesseearn fcav anything or cot; they are too busy fea
thering their owu nest-i to trouble themselves about in.
The Bakiuxre American jLtac:la to the core) of Sal-.
urday, tays:
Eoiun eicitemeut prevailed at Fort Mlleorr on Satur
day, iu consequ u.ce of the htopping of the atesmrr
George Weems, »•. the Fo»t, and the searching of the
pu.-a-i.grjr, uudi r lha direction of a party of police de
tail'd lor that purpose. The partioulirs of tbs etas are
as follow'!.’
About 7 o'clock on Sa'nrday morning the steamer hit
her wharf tor-the various landing* on the Pa'uxeut
river, having ou board shout one hundred passengers, a
nil iiber (t whom wore women, ai d the police consisted
■ of Captain Thomas Carmichael, Lient. James J. Wallis,
i Captain Joliu I, Bishop, and I/eut. Wm. B. Lyons, and
IsuiH! of the private force. Their presence on board
was soon known by tbc passengers, who weie consider
j ably eaeiud wuvu tbe order was issued for the bost to
; stop.
1 The cfHc.'rs soon acq i tinted them of tbe object of
these presence, stating that ior several months past per
sons had been travelling on the boats of the line lor tbs
purpose of couvrymg g >od* to the rebels, and tbatsems
perils* were ou board who were iu<p;cted, whereupon
tbe male pwseegsrs were ordered to the forward cabir.
and tho wome.j aft in tbe miin saloon. Tbe process of
' -earching then commenced, which was sa thorough as
j '.he t umber ol determined Onion ladies engaged by the
police could make. This occup'ed three or tcur bouts,
aud as each one was examined, the was consigned to
tne saloon further aft. Contraband goods were found
upm oueof '.he females, who bad on one of the mott
I < xtiaord iury garments ever gottou up by a dressmaker.
1 was a w II made quilted petticoat, and wadded or fill*
1 ed with skeins of silk, which weighed not less that thir
ty-five pounds, and supposed to be woith $200, as it Is of
ins ducat ebsrae'er. Of course tbe garment was cut
open aud the silk abstracted. Tbe wo'inau Is named
| Mdouru, and was at ones placed into custody. Her
b other, a lad, also searched, and he were a very
1 angu'aily mad jicket. It was lined and slutted through- •
out ar.h neatly uoue up pickagrr, all filled with a choice
article of quinine, about three pounce in all. It usually •
sells for about £< psr oice.
Both ha*e reuiio s iu 8t Vary's coon'y, where they
arc well known, and for some time have beeu stopping
in tbc largo boarding bou-e adjoining tbe Hebrew Syna
gogue, on Hauovcr street. The search was continues, . ,
aud s lot of contraband goods fm.it 1 in ‘.he B'afe rooms,
and coocraled in vaiicus parts of the boat, and in the
bedding were discovered «t»ont CO Irth-rs, some of which
were for parties living in Virginia, and olbeta for par
ti, t-In Muyland. Tnere was also lound a large box,
containing thousands of needles, aud lots of soldiers'
workbjgs, filled ailh needles, pins, pin-cushions, silk,
notion, aud military buttons, aud a lot of very heavy
I pedal te the New York Titnea.
Was-nvoTox, Dec. 1, 18dl —A Union epy who left
here n mu two work* ugo fn- Richmond returned t-day.
He 1 ft the Utter piece on Wednesday last, and brings
important inb l icence which ha immediately ccmmuni
ctied to our government, lfcoayiths greatest excite
ment prcva'ltd in Rtchmord ard thioughout the 8outh
reepreting tho naval and military expedition elong the
entire southern eorst. T .- tr.iopt from the State* moat
expos'd have aigiiiiied their determination to return
homo, and large numb-re had nlreaiy started. «
I In Richmond, a few days before ha left, ranch diffi
culty was experienced in quilling a rebellions Hpirit
among several residents from Georgia, Booth Carolina
and Louia'ann. They were restrained only by positive
promise from JrfT. D.vLi sod the Secretary of War that
mfti.-ent numbers of troops «honld be dispatebod to
those Sutou to protect, nut only the 3t*tes, hut to drivo
the Yacke a from Sjutfcern soil. Tnc Virginians, how
ever, wet* in.d'gnent and »ero threatening divers thing* t
| agdust their Congress. There seems to be, ssys he, a
: eery e»r.«ral fceline among tb* Southern people 10 aban
don Virginia entirely and to allow her to fill into tbo
I hinds of the Federal government. They regard it as
too expositive in k«p »n army on her eoiL
T. e rebel-.’ h*;,e now is merely to keep onr army
from advancing iu the interior from their coast land
WasiiiKOTox, Dec. « —A “kirmish te jk pice* 'ast night
near Ann tr.dile, on tb> Little river temple. It batirg
| been ascertained that a number of th i Confederate cav
alry »i r-* in the htbll cf coming out t .Tarda tbo [.{.kale
; in tint locality, and driving in or cipuring then, last
i n'gUl Co’okI Taylor with twenty-five or thirty turn from
tho Thirth'sw Jefeev R-giowi.t went out teward Annan
dale, where tte i.'jnfe iera.es were said to appear, orot
eionally eoiuiog diwu th* read at foil gallop. They tied a
piece of teleginph wire mnsi the roa-l,j ust high enough
i 10 (rip the bonus and throw them with iheir ildere, and
th»n pUoed theniaelvoii in anibuili beside the ro»d.—
j Abou hall-past rleren forty or ifiy of th* Coefederat*
| rivalry spproaabed, galloping d#Wi tb* road.
T ie hraJ horseman tripped and fell, and tb* other*
lusblug os, rewril wabtod evtr in the confusion, in tb* »
I meantime «wi *ring audshoilting. Our men poured a to)
by into tli'-™, unhorsing several, killing (is erre en and
,-anuHag three, eee ef wboa it » lieuUoaot. They
! managed I* g*t Mini* ef their killed end woanded away.
Due privet* uame unknown, on wee aide, wee Mrtatly
weunded end died te day at mou. The captured rebel
lieu'tuaui was she* in the teg aed and# fight with hie
•word, wkee onr seen went to pick kta up. A Iky oust
I rick, however, qnited him.
Tbe Confedria'es in the*, neighborhood ere defiant,
and have onptoie t eome of our pickets, belonging to tbe
New York Forty-fifth, within s short time. Tbe Rlghth
New York have now lelieved the* ef that service.
The Wbeeiiug /a/r/fiymesr, f f to »t i io-t., soy* :
We leern from t genii- wan who onired on Saturday
from Chest Mount .in, that them have boon lively meve
asnia among tbo troops lodeiy. Seas bnre bean sta^

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