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1 11 j ' jUiN I iliUrill A 1 i. i er column from the Secretary of the Treasury WEDNESDAY, AIGIST 24, 1864. to Got. B-iuhata of South Carolina, euforces the points which we made on yesterday, and by n ; t its earnest assurances and cogent reasoning It is high time that the otherwise univer- . mne3 a powerful appeal to the wisdom and sal feeling of hope, elation and confidence, J patriotism of the reop!e,"lo reform the, financial should have tho benefit of a financial improve- j C9Brlition af the nation. I have an abiding ment. It is cot only au anomaly, out u is a coafidencc (says tbe becrewry; mat a gmcrai Jiir ifp that. tlo exorbitant nrices cf yro- and well established belief in the iutentioa of vigors and of everything in life, from the fee of a one brief lawyer up to the salaries b! the Special Court, should In baed on the? ucn ur thinessof the rational currency and the want of faith in the rational credit. There is not a nation in the world, so capa ble of meeting every pecuniary demand which inav jusdy be made upon it, as the Confeder ate SUte.s; 'aud neither England uor France, nor lluss'u, e u!d to-duV comnwuce to liquid ate tbeir uati debt with" half the ficility. with as slight a -unIeirupon their people, as could we 'mi. .Indeed, it is a- patent fact riot a pr hle.n. but a truism that we can in i few short years, stick as would scarce make an hour io the life iae of a nation, make the world at Urge pay our drbt. without eliciting a dollar from tli- pockets of our own' f?oole. .The only nation in the world that grows all the great matrriil staples, we have nought to do but command tho nations ol the earth to do our paying What a wonderful condition of things do we now present. The yankees ay thoy blockade our ports and harbors. Thev string along our coast flecks and herds of every kind of bark, schooner, sloop, brig, Irigate.douMe-enders, with no ending to the almost inumerable craft they. hare, to pounce on our unarmed steamers that come and go to briny tho purchases of war iu foreign muts and carry the withal to pay for them ; vt in sni'e of this whole kennel of sea docs Congress under no circumstances of temp tation or trial, to shrink from the observance of the most rigid goed faith in the money deal ing of the Government, will enable us to over We invite the attention of. all concerned to ''Generaf Order No. 5t" issued and signed by Gen. II. E. Lee, which we publish to-day. These orders address themselves to all classes of men who are, this day, absent from .the army ''without proper authority ? Those- who have remain! absent revond the time limited for their return, ur after the cause of their ab.-ence- has ceased, to use the re marks cf the State Journal, are afiV-ctionately admonished to return to their respective com mands without delay ; while they are reminded that every day they ttay away from their posts ,, c i i.- . 4i:B i adds to the dai.gers and labors of 'their eom- cotne all our financial difficulti s, and this cte- j . rades, aod increases tVeir own responsibility to the laws thejaare violating. Gen. L'c mildly avid affectionately ascribes the crime? of this class to Ihoughtlessness or negligence ; and, as a father pleading with his erring sons, reminds them f the shame and di?2race they are entailing on themselves and termination should be eDcenrnged and support ed by the public declaration of our people, ex pressive of their od resolute wijl to foster the credit of the GoYernment by the establishment of low prices, and by the patriotio support of it Treasury." This is emiuentlv sound and wise counsel. May we nnt hope that the farmers aDd planters of North Carolina will begin t act upon it. The commissioners of Virginia, in assessing the prices for August and September, made a schedule at altogether too high a rate. In Virginia, desolated and devastated Virginia, where hostile armies have camped and march ed and fought and wintered, where there is not a man fcarcely who has net felt upon his own shoulder the rough galling hand of war, where especially the agriculturist has felt all its ravages, for in a large portion of that State the fences have long since been burned, the houses torn down, th? woeds cut down and consumed, the stcck impressed and used, and the hands removed t more secure positions. la another portion, and in yet another the oc cupation is alternated, ene or ether army always being present- Yet in Virginia the very farmers and planters themselves rose up againit the assessment of undue prices, and insisted upon a reduction -of the standard GLORIOUS NEWS FIIOM PETERS BURG T EI E ENEMY DRIVEN BACK WITH" A LOSS OF THREE THOUSAND PRISONERS ! We are indebted to our friend, Mr. C E. ! 1 Dunn, f r his favor in .furnishing u th" ; Richmond and Petersburg papers of very late datu. The Petersburg Express gives ac count of the attempt of the enemy to reach tt e city by way of the Wehion railroad. As an itr:n of news, we c'Pv the article of the Express : . THE EKEMT CUT THE SOUTHERN RAILROAD AND ADVANCE TOWARDS THE CITY THEY ARK CHECKED AND FINALLY DRIVEN BACK WITH HEAVY LOS. About 9 o'clock a. m . Thursday the cnrn.v ' in heavy forao ot iufautry and cav-hy, ap- j peartd at Gurley's f.i! m, about .-ix taties .ou;U east of the city, and three miles eat ol ihrf ! railroad, and throwing forward a strong liue T E L E 01? A PI! I C . REPORTS OF THE 1'ltKSS ASSOCIATION. I hey hod been driven on the previous evening. Thv line having been greatly stiengthcned, pr-ved too strong to bo t'mied, and our troops were checked in the face of the slaugh ter which threa et:td a further 4d Vance. In the meantime, Ger-. Mahone, withO.ing- man's, Colquiu'.- and h:ewn former brjgadc, j had struck the light of the Yankee lire ud captured cij:ht i.undrcd prisoners. PrtMtig forward with his usual euerjry, ho drove -the enemy befjrehim, Riic.-es fully charging firm wherever they made a tlund. iMiidii.g thuir strocfily ertrenched l owewr, iu th thi'k woods ornosite Davio' farai. it was determii ed U dislodges thorn bv u flan n:ovf inenl j Ki-.pten a ftw days lirce. llrj-ort re mime Ciingn.an's and Mahot.V old lrigale t-ngagt d j" muli cirrulating. r.-fsr their r1 t!,,r 1,1,1 them in front, whdn bv a circtdtons i ute C.-t- beyond the fact tha they had cut the rad at Ack quitt's (Georgia) b wade was throw Ui their wor.lund were detroyirg tho track bftwrrn tlink. i ll1 fiiovtrineut p od a braliant fuc- Etowah od Oaaiu.la liver Hi d thus far had beeSj cegs, ard caused oarcelv ary lo.s to our I cntirelv fuccefal. nothii r uli'iisl had beent- Front Atlanta. ATLANTA, Au;. IK. Heavy f kirmif hng be gt:n at midnight on our left and centre, and er tinued till 2 o'clock, ithcut any rcfultB. Thii morning the artillery of 8tuart'j crp opened on the enemy ; their batteries replied net !y ; tho fiurig very heavy and produced consterna tion amvn? the eiierr.. rriotn'ts report that oue cavalry cajtund a Urge liUR'ber r of bee at our little fawns and fallow deer venture i aaJ tbcir egtabl-1?"ll(aeBt on a basis saffi- through, with scarce: the least possinj emu- i tion of timidity. The Governor ol this State, who was raised on the summit of tho highest mountain iu the Confederacy, from the top uf which he has h?en able to ses and har the ocean waves roar all his life, has become so conven-ant with marine business, that he picks up a few planks arid nails, a sm -k etaek and engines like to a turpentine distil lery, put together somewhere on. the Clyde, and just nd-vances right through all this blockading business, coining and going, bring ing card- for the soldiers wives, clothes, boots, shoes, blankets, overcoats, hats for the -soldiers, scythe blades for the farmer, dye stuffs, medicines, arrrs. ammunition, and ever and anon a little of the pure and genuine unti dcpTesrive ai.d wholly stimulating "luxury" for tucourtof whom it may cwem." And instead of paying for this outlay of wholesale buying with the petit, small, diminutive, little, round oid and silvei puces which ouo might carry in g 'od r und amount in a breeches pocket, why he sends cnt a currency of bulk and weight a 'king" currency a royal, imperial money and put it right.through all ob-itaclrw. And this Gov. Vance has made North Carolina a known, established charac ter on change, so that the very Persian, and Hiudoo, and Greek graduates in commerce a.c proud tt) make h-r u quaiutanci. And not only North Carolina, but the Con federate Statfsare buying and selling right hrough the very planks ol our Yankee fleet. And not content with paying down at da'c, l ot they take cotton and set it down now in Liverpool, to pay a debt not yet arrived, but to come somewhere rext April. And thus this isolated, shut-up, blockaded nation says ciently low to inspire confidence in the cm reney " The result was that the emraission rs reassembled and reduced ta schedule prices to $7 5 for wheat for the month of Au- - 1 . . . families, it thev continue to shrink firm the , . . . ri, coun it-red the pickets of Gen. Deaiiug's cav alry brigade, who fought then, as they retired in the direction oi the Tavern, where Gen. D's. reserves wer eiicamf d. Geu. Deariug deployed his mn in the most skillful manner, and checked the advaace of the Y'jnkee troops, hut finding himself opposed to very large odds, was competed to give . back gradually. His troops behaved in 'the most gallaut man ner, ai d ought in a style highly creditable. From 9 o'clock until 2 p. ni.. he eragnd the enemy, fighting them step by ttep ail the way from tho Tavern to Davis' farm tw mites usurer the ciy . It was during this period that a portion of kfts command made a vrallant ard successful charge upon ihe Yankees, and brought off nearly two hundred prisoners among them one Lieutenant Colonel aud 'eight commis sioned officers. About 2 o'clock, the enemy in their ad vance tow'ards the city, had reached a poii.t manful discharge &f daty io the hour of their conutry's need, and leave their -home to be defended and their independence to be secured by the unaided courage of others, To those who have incurred the guilt of desertion, Gen. Lee addresres bimgtlf iu toi es I of the utmost clemency. A prompt leturn to j duty will entitle them to p n don . and restore them to hojifar, while, 1f cariicd 1 ack une'er arrest they have nothing to look for but the severe penalties of an. inexorable law. We sincerely trust and hope that all con cerned all who are absent from their com mands without proper authority will lend a ready ear ai.d a willing lu art to tho admo nitions and injunctions of Gen. Lee, and i Jturn at once to their feveral posts of duty. We-hope, too, that the frieadsand relations of these nun will intfTvt themselves in their behalf, that they may bo saved from the j iust bevond Davis' house, and ihrnwji their skirmisheis forward through 'he corn-field; deepest ilisgrace and the worst of all temporal j Uir iu cbeC here "hy D.-ar'ina's cara'ry tin punishment a deserter's death. While the i til reinforcements firrivod. The, enemy here pest of honor still awaits them and while occupifd both sides ot toe road their ieit ex mercy extends her arms to receive them, let them lis n to the dictates of duty and honor, Jhe Kews. Yesterday and to-day eur columns have con tained highly important and interesting- news from several quarters. We are in receipt ef no papers from Virgirda of a later date than gust, and $5 for September. The' effect ef j yieid to the entreaties of their beloved Geueral this has alreadv ben visible in the 'improved' and return to their respective commands. toueof public confidence, in the fall ot prices and the better appearance of things general'y. In this Sta'e the commissioners have Mien into a fimilar error as the Virginia com missioners firfct did. Their standard .of rates is altogether too high. It is not fixed on the es'dmate of the value of the article, but on the value" cl the enneucy. This is a wrong principle to begin with There is no reason why wheat sin ul be assessed in North Caro lina at $10 per bushtl. We are having the most abundant year which we have had for many years. The gardens are full of veg etables, tne crop of wheat better than usual, a fair fiu t cropland ihe promise of corn and peas tey.-nd au a v-rage. In addition to this, our State has trj-ncd a greater immunity from the evils of this war ihin almost any other, except in the " astern and to some ex tent the Wes'oro rxtreme section, there has been scarce an unusual demand upon our people. The central belt of the State has fattened on the war. Wlr.it, then, can there l3 of reason in hav ing, in this t;mo of plenty and abur dance, such exhorbitant prices asci-ed ? There can ha none found except in the disastrous fact that the people rieubt the value of their own currency," acd this is an egregious foliy, be sides being most unpatriotic, these exces sive rates necessitate another. flood of p"per promise, a rrdundint circulation, a large in crease ot debt, more taxes, tending to pre tending several hundred yards to the risht of it, aad. their right rest ng away off t ) the leu amidst the thick woods and undergrowth. Our line was formed some lour or five hun dred yatds in front oi the fi-id occupied by the Yaukjes, and in the finest of spirits, ai.d I with steps as elastic and willing as though j they wet e marching to a fyst. our mu strode i forward to the content. The cnssuyV skir mishers were scet and quickly driven bark upon their lirst'iiue of batlle, which iu turn was hurbd iu confusion upon their second liue. and that upon their third. P raging those Quoted from on vesterdav : but we learn fnrwmrl amidst ti.e; ersh ofcai.nou aid that day auothi 1 noon, iu which bur forces captured a I tjUiirtt.rs (,f a mile. large number of prisoners, drove the eueray to ) Our lo?s iu his affair is not i ::ccns deiahlc the west of the road and bad them cut off from j but vciy few killed. Three hundrtd , . , . jU -i t t ' wounded havo b-n sent to the hospitals and their eutrencLmerits on the enst side of the j " . 1 tr.-.ops. , Co!q irt's men w r.- upon ttin Y.iokres al- mo?t b-Jore they wpic a wire of siuiiel-se pr ximity of the n b-ls, and s-urrender or iihting uuilcr fea.ful d.dwaritage w!- tlj alternative. Crawforii's crack diviiou, ol Warren's (5tt )c rp, here fell a helpless ic tim to rebel strategy, and the greater part of two brigades nuruhering cve" iio thniiul mm threw down t'heir arms and Mirrenduvd The prisoners wove quickly placed under guard ami .eut to to the rr;ir, where they vcrc form ed into line aud marot.ed to Gt-n.'-Hill's head qmrterp. The battle still progrcsd si-CJ-.ssful'.y until the enemy wrs dji-.cn L'ack to the position irom which he rulvar.ced in the morning. At dark our lines were clnss up to his works, and occasional vol!--ys of musketry showed t-tiil Jarther fighting. Among the prio.ers i-.keti, i Ijiig. Gc-n. Jiays, f)f Mass-chii:o is. .-evti .a! Coloue f .and tuer field llioers of iess grade. Gen. Hays wa"ijror,ght in o tr.ett-wu last nii.'h.K We leiiet to state, howvt-r, tliat General Clingntao was painfully, though not icri u ly. wounded O - The battle f-r the possession ol the railroad will probably be resumed this inorningaud it is beiiev;d ihe cuenw- will not only dislodg ed, LutMisastroucly lieleated. Tuis expedition will turn out in ths end, to be the greatest dis aster that has yet happened to Grant in thi department. It is alsj stated that Bcvtrul hundred uvue prisoners Jiive been ta'.ou, thus ;unin Lumber above 8000. ceived. The entaiv ?puh to be ignorant f the uuiguitode ol our opertioii in their rear, and wrs preparing another raidirg eapediti n under Ki!j atritk.which hid i entfer.voutd at Sweetwater pirparatory to atarticg, Nhiih is believed to hare been rectlh-d xetteiday, goir g io puicuit of our cavahy. ' From Mobile. XIOBILK, Aug. IT. Mnj He. Frank flatdaer aiuim-d eeii.mandof the IMftrUt of th '! to day. Tho People are tuueh pit -ascd with the -point inert. Yes-trday evening. tho nn'iny in five lauin liidd at Monti use. Our cacli tirni.a tli killing two aod wcui.dirt ttTeuth Tho ei.eir rctiritt. Lat night Mj. Can t.l, agent tor CMhsKe prisoners at this print, returned from th? enert vf II -i t after seding ft Iottn and parkng t'.r tli J)aut)hui Island pris.meis. Hopes are eistrtair.nJ of an etchange at an early day. 'A force of tLoeniiur, 2000 strong, n (, d !'(. di.lo rirer ycsterd:y, lidvaucir.g towards Jlobilc bay. Ai tjuiet in tha bay. From Florida. Cu hLLsroS, Aug. '-'). An oHioial dispatch fram (ieu. .!. M. .Iat-kM, dated bak City, August l'Jth, to t'.on. .lone was received latelat night, it sav?thit I'aj.tain Dickci toa and his company cngagtd the en-tsy cavalry, three hundred and forty-two Hion, it (.'.liuesvi'de yesterday, completely rouliu tl.t ui. lie captured one hundred ami hfty prisoners, Hnd oue piece of Artillery, btfiios cpturiujf rive huu drcd stolon negroes. Among tho prit.oi a u a Captain and two Lieutenants and one Surgeon. ) h.. rle-lc vomu-and wculd have boon captured if For the Cocfcderato Messus. Enri'- n--: It is desirable? to be .cno wry, as to h;ou law (lleveii'ie) applies to j c,iA. Diekenson'e horsej had nt been worn out ax m unit), giuwtn of ll-o;i tne uw pass, u a 1803, cr th.it passed in 1804 ? The law of 18Co iinuocs. a lax. or fi: c. uoo.i' tiv s, who passengers who left Petersburg on Satur- I the roar of n uskctry, tiird line w; quick- night or Sunday tnomicg, report that j h' broken aud almost routed and t.ic pio i-r severe engagement ocfurnd on the 1 A- , . , " ' , p (! , u I b 6 ooinm-i deo bv G?n. Warren, A (lie ram u .ersou. was driven bu-k lor tiitoe road. The capture of the whole force was al- 1 more ai yet bohintl. Four or live hundred, ! ra the moi-t will cover the ngrrregaie. most coulidently expectod. The 1ob, ou both, jn y,tm,Htx the enemy lost about two huu- idos, is reported large heavier, it is said, fjed, a;id our ocniiaaiuls n out -thirty. than in both the two previous days nht. We ! Ab(;iit live o'clock, a brh-k artiliery fire was defiairamormatin penea upon u-e eneu.y j o. t.r - Davis' iai in , wl ioh w as vigorously replieo to. mil to deliver their ten h to C vor;iinO:it , of 50 percent, on the a.H-s.e.l vain '' S!i;-;i :ir tide-not dclivercil. Tl;e act of lSri4 in jo e.s a tax or floe oi oO'J per eet.t, A.-. vVt:k-:i i intended to control prCduie ;.x of g! vh o We believe tc U u been dwid-d th.tt the 1 law of13'ja-appUus.t.o delinpu-ctji t r lbbS, but we hope son o?jt- in tho 'l i'.hrj dp it luciit will giva an nutheutioatod reply to tlu sibovc iritcrroj4to y I' !-. Coskkkuati:. " il'dher." said Ike P .irtioe'-'Mi, " did you Vnow ih.. the 'iron horse' ha- but or.c 'O ie car ! yon n ",in nisi't-iait gri 'i '.tS coou, wan v V" Why the ensine! , of c -ut: e." MS9 expect to receive some concerLng this last engagement before going to press vith this paper. The t'fcemv shells cut several ol Mr. Dms' j line yfove ti oes down, and injured His lesideuce 1 1 ftll I .... 4. 4 1. rStnce the above was in type, a .,ilcm -.n !. cvuiei a-.iy . i nts so. i rg wa uu u, ,L. . . . , r. . c , vrelnde o a chaigo on ur part, in ord-rto of tms city, who left Petersburg vn buntyy cnly fr.,ll3 a positillll ,hol-ot morning, informs us that it is a mistake abeut ; ti)Q rn.Htt a fi -j-ht. having occurred on Saturday. Thuo ; ki cofi-Hlorod i o.portant ti u. The to the world see h?rr, wherever there is a j cipiiatn that worst of mischiefs, the breach rat, there is a hole for him to get out at aud '. cf jht- national faith. The runedy is in all the world at once sees tho allusion andun- j. th hands of the people, and we now most dcrstamls the force of this rat iocinatum. . j earnestly, and for another time reiteiate The effect cf this is, that when this same j our appeal to all classes of our feTlow-citizcus Honfofiprate Govemmeut sets down and j to hold meetings and pass resolutions to it' p write i" 1890 we nnchrkike to pay one thousand dollars to hearer, with interest semi- this iujur'mm sy.itera. Let the farmers set ! the example to be followed by manutactursrs, aunu ally, at eight per cent., Liverpool, aud ; tradesmen and all mn of business, of maiu- t ,..,,l,.n nnd Aotwem. and Amsterdam, and taininir the inti-grity of the Government by liOlltVll, "fi I Manohe-ter, ami Lyons at once know this to be a safo, sure, reliable obligation, and they charging prices according to the value of what they sell, and by elevating the currency to the ment, is seHinsr here for one hundred and fifteen new issue, pinch backs. It goes to Loudon, and tin-re it sells for seventy in coin yellow -old Sovereigns, Victorias or Napoleons and these covies then send a letter back here that Sf take it. to i.ut in their pockets, giving seventy . standard of value which the -promise to pay orstfveuty-five dollars ou the hundred forthe Gf an hetfest, capable Government ought to bonds of the blockaded Confederacy. Sea poSsess. The Virginia example is a worthy now an eight per cent, bond, of long date or ! one. Why will not North Carolina follow it? short date issued by the Confederate Govern- i Let Mecklenburg, Guilford, Warren, Gran- r.iw11 hrcrin the srood work: Let I liiV) (9 n fVw emxl leadios citizens put the ball in motion Show the people their icteicsts and durv Thev onW need to be informed. Who will commence it ?. And let the Com missioners follow the laudable example of lis for twenty doll rs for one, of the piuch Virginia and retrace their steps, -.nd thus do . i 4. t7. i . . . a un isr and the 1 1 ,1 1 1 i !.' J therewith a one thousand dollar oonu, uic n,iui wjs qi it rusted to oi.p of jur bet tisl.ting had lien, no.fihdng since Friday, up to Sun- j ones, ai a secure, iu tue mo or ,. -am . u ; n-anner. fcub qm-rtiy the er.ei;-y charged day morning lslv.k hi-K ,vre i-pulsed. The news of the eaptare of MemnhU by ouc skimnsbini?, which at time broke out troops, reported ia cur telegraph column, is i :w. ivt.!y, cnt'iiued Until so vets o'clock, highly iaitornt, if true; the confirmation of ( whtn it t,.iib-'ieu ,uu a riwnuionuus fuc.r.t which is oxioasly lo.-.kfrl for. And the riots t'-rmg. . . - I PAMA6K TO -THE RoAD. in New Orleans in rjsistance to tae enforce- , . , , . 4, . , n, f From the beat ir.formatiou we are enabled ment ot Linoin s draft there, js out the pie- j . tftpn up lrom t,nt. .xrA , cursor of the revolts and riats that are sure to jit to two jmirsVf the " Weldon road, enm- lbllow in the northern aod western poriionof ! njer.ciC a?t h Yellow Tvern and joioii g this his domiaioDi. Sth- prem.uUions ia the ! T.ay. What thoy have dene or may-do beyoml .... , i that poinr. it is iif.pc.siloto i?ajB Itisuared, Northern news which wepubiish to-day. .f hft(J i;ot Uuched the trick tufre, op to We have nothing late from the Valley. At : dark, taut thsy iiifiicttd luavy damage 1 tst 'the last ascuats our (oro had boen in lina of igM. We .hall probably lera to -day the , .,... k, v,B . ! full extent of the injury mfltcted on th.B line of uutiro. .-v - - j ur coinrivmicatiou from manifesting disp isition to lasvce an at tack; appeared to be withdrawing from our iuo BKPOBTED BAin THBOrGK niNWlUOIB. , It is reported that while the cuemj's infan- mediate front. There is no foundation for the j t fnsnred in oneratins aud fiihtirg on - . . . s'J ' . f , - i ..... l the Southern read, a itouy oi cavairy croiteu over through Dinwiddie county, ou a raid tv wards the Scuthside road. We could ;.ot as- i certain possitively that this was the case, but ' 1 .1 Al.M.AnA x a ti m 4 k 0I5I11AKY. Died, on the 2th'of duly, of typhoid l'trer, at th; residence of Kldiidge Sruith, F.m., J. U. ItOt'KKS, aged 20 y.-ars onl y child of John and M. A. llogers. , Tlir flu-fcasfld was a meir.hr of Co. T. 3d N. (. Tavalrv, ind was afgood and bravo boy perfect- I ly r;s;.gij-d to the wilt of God. 1! ; sit school . at Rockingham, whvn the warb.-gan. II? then. left scht.o!, and told his 1 ;t t F . o i- it he did ual let him go wild tight for his country, he could nver die tit-Tied. He joined the arm v bat did not li sht .vi-r two roars before Jet-U3 toek him to- hiniSv-lf. lie leaves" manv frief.ds nd relatives to mourn the j loss of one so highly esteemed. "Dearest cou.-in thou liHSt bftn?, And thv loss we deeply fool ; f5ut 'tis (Jod th.it fcath bcrt'i us, lie can all our sorrows heal." I.t;?.OtK rf'UN I Y Col-KT. Ill thtfiu:i-t.er of the probate of tho will of Hmr'y A . Oioiuiheriiii : .N this e?ise. it appealing to the Coe-t t!jit Mr tin J. lhuf. nt i.ny other heirs at hw '-f ruid M. A. Ohiimherliii. decease!t and next i kin, rre non-rcsiJeiits ef the St.ite of North Carolina puV.ieiition is ther. fore ordered f r tix mcccFfixe wee'is. ia thu weekly ConlVdente, a new?p;iptr f iib lisho.i in llal-ish, N. C. notify biz the h ir ntlnw anlnc.t ".f kin, to sippesirat tlie Ciurr llousein Tv'int(oi. j-a the 1st.Mor;d.iv io J.t'oir.ry next. Jir. c uovlter t 5;iil pro- hiiVi.', or I th riiinorthita battle to jk place 6a tho 14th, iu which thi eneruy was repulsed with coasidwra ble loss. )ate arji to make ohjectiioi?, if any they h jtl-.erwise he b-und by snit vrecec.?ir. backs - o that a little hickory broker will j justice to the government. VV hope the Hack , .o tnat a on, ter of Secretary Trenholm will be read, start ou fifteen hundred dollars, currency , and I .a duo ioipreMion 0B buv eight per cent., will txnd it to Loi dou and j sell it for seven hundred dollars in gold ; will j draw a bill of exchange oo this, and sell , that for two thonsand per cent., so that in three months the little hickory, will be full of leaves, to the amount of fourteen thousand dol lars ; and by the same process, in a year it will be a tree, rooting deep into the ground 1' Mr. A. J. Parting of the Planter's Hotel, and Mr. J. R. Williams, Jr., Southern Tel egraph Compauy, have placed us under many obligaritus for their kindness in furnishing u the latest news from Petersburg. The enemy have ben driven entirely away I from the Weldon road, with lavy loss. Well done Wp TiuhHsh to-dav some important rumors ; it seems to be tue impresin mat sora uCu . ,, , , . : movement hao been nut on foot by the enemy from Sherman's rear, which though not con- movement j . . . , - v. PBESEST POSITION OK THK ESEMT. firmed yet by any omciai lDiurmausn, , J , . . , , Tk t The en em v still occupy the Southern road ncTtu io u.u ! vith their btteri3 planted along the line as that euch a movement a3 the one referred to j far $cyru &s the Yellow Tavers. Their lines contemplated, au-1 taat . there is certain ly " a j extend on either side, but on the left reach fire n the rea, " of Sherman's army. acres to the,Plank road. They were er.g.ged nre . j yestetd iy afternoon in throwing up breastworks Everything wears a most encouraging and " a3 H aiatter of protection against the rebels. ?Cr,-r-r,r nAci. for eur cause, in every direc- The battle will probably be renewed this raorn- i.u. e,s.;n nf reveres. 1 ice unless the Yankees disappeared last night. tion .-and the enemy's succession of reverses, disaster and defeats must tend greatly U ac- : celerate and increase the despondency, the -i alarm and the demolization prevalent in Lin- j coin's armies and his crushed subjects at home. The loss ef our.bra.ve and noble soldiery in the repulse and slaughter they have- visited ' upon the vandal foe, wreatho tae cypress most painfully with the lawrel that encircle their deeds. Let us hope that our losses reported Still Later. The Fight on Friday. From the Petersburg KxrTress. HEAVY BATTLE ON THE WELPCN RAILROAD THE ENEMY ATTACHED AND FORCED BACK THRKE THOU8AS-D PRISONERS CAl'TURED SEVERE LOSS INFLICTED CN THE ENEMY. mm,;.. AP,.ni,!itinn nf nn of our main lines I nf ccmniuuication with the South a, of course not to be permitted without au effjrt to Witness proceedings in b Witness: Hunter, Clerk of said n-urt. at of fice in Kinstou, 1st Mumiay Juh . A. I. 1.-0 1. N. IIUxMER, CUik. 8U2; ly-wfi- " MElICAl77IUi:C i OU S OrTiClvl Genkkai. IIosprTAL--, N. C. - Raleigh, Aug. 17, IbCL J Extract.) ' Sl'EI IAL ORHEUS, ' j No. IU2. j I. In comr liance with lh-3 r"0.uost or the Lorn- j mandar.t of Conscripts in this State. Ilo-pital ( M dical Examining boards ars ordered not to ex- I amine; any soUii-r .tor rccotnmvndation lr an j extension of his furlough, without he- lit an or- j Ar rr.,:i: tlie K. rolling othce:w as directed iu p:tr- ; ! atrrnhs II. and 111. General Orders No. 141, A. and I. ti. O., 1S6J o o o . P. K. HIXKS, Surg. Med. Director. Thy enemy were scattv! ed and pur?uji fouitoeu miles. , Th.? enemy's iuf.trv e .k.i't of tin. 4lh CeWo cd ltg!uiet.t, at S:a. k -s. Cub McCormick Li in pursuit with .-..- ' diiional forces. UiSht lotorclliis: rrtirfj iomphU and Nnv Orlcaus. M..!.:i.h. Aug Ul. A --r ci-il diij-atrh to tin: Motile !trjitc,-, dtid Seiiau hia, Aug. 21, srfys: -We attst-ktd M.mj hi ct7 o'clock; tl.is u-urnivg. Heavy hiing heard Jor three houis. uud it is uppt-d th- ii has b-m captuicd, as tht Fidcral foicc i rrit cd eaiill ;icd ur.suspectii g. A Federal furce occupied Oxlord to-djy. 'I t--, operator at Jackson report a great i-'t in ():Uan.. Four hufdred citixns killed. Thofi-.t aros:? in couc.'eiice c! Cfcuhs kttfi.pt tu en fjs-t-e tho draft. The utgto triu.pa hae u called on to suppn ?s ihe riot, whiiU v.;- it ill too greying. . All ptiet in M-thil". Frr.r.i rolt'i.-bnrfc. ! i;TI-.RRl!i;i;, Au. -JU, II A. M -J.t. i-n. A. S'. Hill coinmaitdid our forces in thr hght y t.-ioiy evuiing. Warrm was sli ei gtr.-jo d ly the ninth corps. The neii w. ;e ui itrru l-oit thr. c .luarteis of a n.i'e in io..t, aud Lek aM.ut. two noles on the flank. Twenty. two hundred pris jiut!-, ir.c'.u lirif iii" ty cornraistjor.ed oihcft!, were capture I. ). idlit eud'd thrf Egi't. which wa e;y coni.J.-;-ahl? atl'air. It, ha not been ff-.-umod thu- l.ir to day. The rn?my still hdd por?V!t nl thi UMd ui railroad. Our 1of;s are not vm v Iv.-tvy. i-u. Clinemm wan woui! 'd. it'j. hi. r,. f th-i 1 li'iy-tifth Virginia, kilkd. Io my's ki l .-d and wi.andt-d "i.-.t l;coi tmri-l . Vm k Geu. C'rawfoid, repoit.d by pn-wri kdl-d. The umal sii tilhMy duel bi tw n midi.iht an t d.iy this uo!-!!.g between the lin-.- in hout d tli ci ty. Xoiasuabies reported. I'rom AllHiita. ATLANTA, Aug. 19. Heavy anility firing occurred on our centre li.-t night. Th" iovv battery in front efth city pc:.d a hoavytii. exccedingany yet, with 42 pounders. A Sav.v.i -jhell exploded in a hougj, kid.ng Capt. Jar..n t the 14th Texas cavalry, aud wMiidii g .ot'. at d children. No other dnot". ci:lpatri'-k iotiftd of goir after Wheel i a was mpponed, tumid ton aids trtf AlUr.ta Wes i'oipt r ad. nhichLe ftiuek at l'aitbu;w and cut the toad ard ttl;:far'v He Ls i-. us io ih dirtctioK of the Maeou r-md, a:;d it . un es- d tiunce t. Aadermivisl.-, for the purpt-e f leasing th : p. iso-rrs. H.'s lorca a stim.itod ai from 'i.CO'J to S'Ofi. It is tef.il.-d tl.t W!.. . :r h-id bumed the btidjes at Klowtth, lt --ca, nv.-i I) ilton. Di-vRomy ! - there uudouhtulU ot. uU rx'ioui. i ?k os o u r J. vTH'l A. Au?. Ivi!rli ick' rai l, 'u- ...oa.llntr out with shale so dense that iiuu cjiiin.....,, - , cot a ray of heat can permeate it. ' We are asked tor three lines of editorial to Pop! here goes a question : What does all j gj ujy ;i column, and the demand is made this mean? Why simply that the outside j upon Us just at the moment when we are full world know the Confederacy better than her of ti)e sorious news from Petersburg. The in the last fight around Petersburg have been j to djs.0dge the enemy. Accordingly, all ar- I reatlr orer-estimated. . rangments having been complete, u en. a I o J own people, and have more confidence in bet ability, integrity aed determination. Question second : Is this conduct of our people, chivalry, conservatism ; or is it even rationalism ? We wot not. It is unadulte rated destructiveism, irrationalism, nonsense folly! MORAL. Let all the people put more confidents in their Government establish her enrren y reduce prices to a fair and honest standat , and they will gain a victory without blood shed, and put the nation in a road to prosper ity fo: their own and their children's benefit. demand is unreasonable, and we shall not comply with it. . Brig. Gen. J. G. Martin has taken com mar.d of the DUtrict of Western North Car-j lina." J P. Hill, commanding -Mahone's atrL Ruth's divisions, attacked them hetweeh the hours of three ai.d four o'clock. Ger. Mahone com oi marded th troops to the ieit ot tne railroad, He eives notice that a " full pardon j aii( Gen. Heth those to the right. The at- Hyde county gave Vance 617 vvtcs for Governor, and Holdeu not a single vote! Mr. Mann received 256 votes for Senate, and for the Commons Gibbs received 246 votet, and Weston 203. Credle elected. Sheriff. Montgomery county gave Vance 381 -and llolden 245. Stanly gave Vance 385, Holdea 333. In a church is the epiupti : ' Here lies the od v of James Rol iosou and Ruth, his wife ; ud un lernath this text; " Their warefareis ccomplisbcd ! " will be granted to all deserters and absentees who surrender themselves on or before the 10th day of September next." hose who fail to respond Utkis offer may expect the extreme ! penalty to be dealt out to them. FBOM NCBTH CAROLINA. ' From the Newbern Times, August 0. The ram Albemarle came down from Ply mouth last Friday mernirg, at the mouth of the Roanoke, driving the gunboat Ceres frem her anchorage. The ram picked up the Ceres' cable, and steamed back without firing a gun 13y means oi an "uiii.ugu uunauauo leara that twnty-five persons were arrested Kinston, on Thursday last, for voting for Y Holden for Governor. tatk'was opened ly -Mahone, and was speed- I ily respond! toby Heth on the right, aud the j battfe raged furiously. , On the right, Gen. Heth. wiih the gallant j brigades of his divisions Davis', Walker's j in the corn-field a short distance beyond Da vi residence. Tisese were quickly forced Viark tmon the first liue of breast-works, held r ' t.l. . TT:il- l bv a lormmaoie iorce au 15 d3t-w2t Titlic Tobacco. TY icstiuntions Jroin lleadyuarterg. no tithe J I inhi.M will he received liner tht 1st of Sci- 1 toniher next. The tithe tabacco in Wake to be delivered to John W. Coshv, Kaleign. JAS. V. WIIlTThD. Ar ent, Wake and Oracge countiej. ang 18-d3t-tw2t-wlt Stanfiard copy two titurs. Trinity College. fliHK next session will commence on the 7lh of 1 September next. Tuition from eight to tea dollars per month, t' frrfruwe. L'oard, oi5 hun dred dollars per month, parable monthly, in ad vance ; or, about eight dolUrs per month, it paid in provisions at peace prices. Th-re are small extra charges for washing and room rent. Stu dents arerequefted to bring ali the text-books they may be able to procure. T . i . V im .1 1 july 29-wlOt Preeident. With a cheer the C0HMHTKD O TflE JAIL A WAKE COUNTY, ASA X runaway, on 5th of May, s negro wo man, who says her name ia SALLY Bit iANf and that she was raised in .Jones coumy, dj- . . A. A over the obstructs, pressing me iuKtej ;8hi,n tfiender. colr.r black, two upper front back with severe loss into their second line, , Uvt out and rather slow spoken. The owner and charging onward forced them thence 1 f ?a nPro is rruueste I to com forward, prove fWgiwith au equal lack of ceremony. Beaten; property, pay charges and take her away, or shs ed at I from their works and defeated in every ef- will be dealt with as tho law directs ? W. I fort to retain them, the Yankees retreated to : "H, Sheriff. their main line of entrenchments, into which 92-dltJbwtf dof 2,Io met., cto. i the Cl.attli . !.: u l C.-uipbcltt I. and ttiucl tbr loud at l a.tbu. a at Vc'.aci on Friday n.ornin,:. and d"tro - ! t be rtaJ fo:;tix mih-s. The raileti theti en J- d .rr to thsMiloa road, sti ikir.g it wt !. en F(iday evening, no.ving Uwrd Joc-tbor.'. -The Feder-1 infantry prp-rtt V.i-h accompanied Kilpatrick's cavalry to the W .-t I'ui.'.t road, re turned, and the c-ralry proceeded al;t; th. t: ad toward the Xiacoti rond. Ro.r brigade ki'te ihen with their adraac, but was n-t hle t, i!.i the tnemy in check. He raidcru tuin.o tha Drpot ard Po t Ofiice at Joncihoro. d?troir.; allpapwi. On .'aturay evring the enemy w'rP s'frou d ed between L'trtyr'a a id Jr.ncbn!o, lot liyfo.ld' irfaatrv brig id, and Aruistrong a? K o jirv. A fhaip engagem.T.t i:..u'-d, Kilpatii'k charging at th? head of hi column. Ih taide;. aftt-r biUg einidte! r.iu.'it. charged Hoes' brfras ano cut their -y (. Uurfo8, tn killed. Lnint's lo, twi.ti f.'e. The r:-.icer btiiij pursued l-y tw ig imeataotcavalrv, retreated through Sld'on- uh and tbcapcd. Oalv a mile nf tke Mtn ro mn deMrovd, which b betn repaired. The city ia very quiet to-dav. No shelling S'tr TLccnemv dcnv the charge ot th-oi; g the citv. and claim that tftir hhot are U directed at our defence?. A ,. Gararev's divbion f Cava.ry t doaapercd ' from Decatur. Nothing from W heeler. fPKCtAt. DtSl'-llCIl TO TUB O'SinKRilS. GOLlSBOi;0 .lUg. 22. Col. ICeanedy iiti.n dead. I have sceu ai d talked with Lim iu lii ld boro'. w. .