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Ai)TKUTisEMESTs,40cts.per squr.for A N E E MOTIONS, &C.
2 5 a snbscquontinsertion.'Main Sfreet, Red Wing, Minn.
Business Cards, (*dx linos,) $6 per year.
All' advertisements continued untUordere A N I E S O W E & O
W\UltKN BRISTOL,
A a Xjr*."ovr»
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Front ofU.ro, over C. Mo'J'iisluin's Store.
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Attorjiey* & Counselors :it Law.
RED WIN'} Mis.Ntsi.TA.
Sp-joial .iLtotitioM ifivctl to the•ollection
I'laims :t.':u list tli United SL.it--'.''
lWU.N nt.-oi.hers killed in hntl.
in cia: service of tli trovcrnnici.t.
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A E S II. A E
A TTORMJV COUNSELOR A LA W.
A N a
RED WING, MINNESOTA.
Particular attention tfiven to the collection of
c'lii'in ug.iiiiiit the L'litt.-tt States.growinsroiuof,
t,h .f ir, fjr soldiers AUUKAU L-AV. uoi N itoN
E It l' A i: CKNsI• Ns.
it ri -o i:» Tlio trt» Ihue Vulunt-.-or hui.ding
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Minnesota.
1 littenti'in ^iven to ollectinir.
VV3 ICK
MAIN ST lli.T.
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KSLLY HOUSE
A tt. I E to
an Street, '•,:!.-.^n, Ji'ui.t ami Third S'r
R'.'l) WIN'G, MISXKSOT.V.
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ha boon
1 ,• fitted and furn
tV^rn the
led, an l"'is but two s-piar
Hay Ore'3k House.
I miles from Red Wine.o tlu-Zunibrota
O road Goo-laccoMim i.lutions f-jt an
nd
•o'li
:»st tit rcartonnlile ttcs.
J'HI N HACK. I
Dr. A. IT. JOXEX,
T.
VLES in Drugs, Medicines.Toilet A
School, UedWal, and Miscellaneous:
Books, P«riodieala Blanks. Fancy Goods, Pho
tograp X\h mi*, Wall P*por, Otc., A
Prescriptions Cirefuttj Prepared.
•Jt^d Wing. Dec.3 l?52. vTnt?ly
NOTICE
A
A E I A W
he subsertbtJT has reftttad tbe
Chillson House,
At Rod Win? at-d opens it tor sfce *«ftmmo
tation of tha Pnht'u*. A ganeral invitation is
jfircn iogWe tt a triad.
Bed VYiug, D**. 1st, I
ruS vSlv
W, HASTINGS
FOR SALE.
TEN
LUMBER WA9QW&
fv9Bl«3] O W & BETCSER
WOODBM.or
WARB. Crockery and Stor«
Ware, isle hr HARLAN Je CO.
HAMLINE UNIVERSITY,
KED WING MINNESOTA
CALENDAR— Fall term, Sept. 3, 1S63. Winter
term, Dec. 3,13(33. Sprint/ term, March 16,1S64.
Fall term of 18(34, Sept. 7.' Winter term of 1S64,
December 7.
Send for a Catalogue. Letters of inquiry
promptly answered.
E A E BEOOKS. A. M..
nlOvStf President.
JOHN LINDQUIST,
DEALE I N
Ts^l~ir^i~Tooo|i6~oojG-rQoeriesl Boots and Shoes,
CROCKERY & WOODENWARE,
Segars & Tobacco, Wines c£ Liquors,
-K -^.-/..jg-L .. Ji «C,':I
TUKI:S.
,»otod with the hSusc. r.tiifaiipa convuyed to INrfvV A flOlOgl JHHQl O J)Q!
triin the boats free of .'barge. [VMI^IV
ii
.pr
iiOO!)HUF. COUNTY
A. J. CLARIv,
Wholesale nnd retail dealer in
TOBACCO, a
[n2m6
Manufacturers of, and dealers in every va
(LUMBER! "LATHS.
S2aiasg.es, Pickets, &c.
I DRY FINISHING LUMBER
I nnd Dressed
Always on hand at the Bluff Mills.
)i36\G:ly
nl2I
C0G&L BETCHER,
Manufacturers of :snd dealers ii
111 is
ingies,
AND LATH,
*•.! (*t ••=», »»y .«. t»»i w» •»CT• tmf
O.lleean.l Lumberyard
of .l:ii :1 ad S re
SAWING l'LANING, MATCHING,
Dune to order
1M"1
n2f)a
I
our Stcnm Mi
N..V.13.S
G-, H. STERLING & Co.,
if*
•fur.- S I"
Wll des: .til Dculfrs.ii
LEATHER, &
Manufacturers ol o'
.l/e/^'v, li 'iff, Woiueu
and SUOI-K.
lleparing done
prices. I the
Main and Plum
Mtin M. Hlv
•dtli
liar
rilivtl 11 i-c, I .!••:!.•!
.,-. vj.tii srjtKitr ic-i wmi
uriiii** |r'.'.ir to accommodate all «vhoi
t.i\.r as with tli it patronage.
nci'i and at moderate $u
New liiick building, corner
stretits. and sec- us
G. it. STKitLINO & CO.
r.4'»:iv.
A E W E E
Jituh nuir the P. O.
3 I a
W A CI I:S
neatly repaired
'rvcil regular ru
rid i. in id of bv
Uist'uctioH
A. W. KSPfXG.
A \V 0 lv W A11K A N ED.
nUvG-yl
FISHKR'S
MELANOTYPES
wel
Dje-StHtjs, Uuu ami MOM Jit US/ieS, Gallery. All work warranted to suit or
A E N MEDICINES,FANCY SOAP [charge. Instructions given in the Art
I E S O S I E I E S
Porfumory, lio.luul,White Lead,Zinc ?aint,J
K» WlNO, XIiN-E50TA.
I,-, n41v6:lyi
CITY
Drug & Book Store,
a a
wonl cloud™ask ur weather.excent childreniIa•n
S require sun light. My Picture* are see- I a next
1 1
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Manufactured and for sale by
ASHTON,COGEL & BETCUER,
Near the Kelly llo^se,
KED WING MINNESOTA
n'JS nl5vt:1jr
Grocer & Provision
s. a.
A
HARLAN
4* Co.
a Old Stor» Main Street
O S O S
MERCHANT TAILOR.
And Manufacturer of all kind A of
CLOTH AND FUR COATS,
arid dealer in
Ready Blade Clothing,
BUSH STREET, E WISU, MIMX.
KERUSEVE
MuM gflflnj
WOMAN'S CHANCE TO WRITE.
BY MBS J. E. AK.EBS.
O! my soul is full of music,
And 1 fain would sins a lay
Gentle zephyrs fan my temples—
Children! go out to play.
Listen to the silvery bird notes
Ringing through che balmy air
Merry little winged songsters—
Willy, don't take sissy's chair!
O! this balmy summer evening—
(Annie—let the kitten be!)
Fills all things with life and gladness,
Joy and love and melody.
See beneath the sky of azure
Yonder little fleecing cloud
Like a spirit softly floating—
Charlie, sou don't read so loud.
Hark! the music of the wild-wood,
(Sylva, don't tea*o baby so
B-iugsto memory my childhood,
Scenes of pleasure iong ago.
Now comes gently o'er me stealing
Thoughts of Irieuds in days of yore,
(Luty. do not be so noisy.)
Some whose lorms I see no more.
Now the fairy rippling streamlet.
Dancing in the bright sunshine—
(-. these children tease me sadly,
I'll not write.another line.)
Featkerxtone
N'ext S a in O a
From all accounts it would seem that
lumbering next season will be very busk.—
An immense amount of lfogs and lumber—
two winter's cutting—in value propably a
million dollars, are lying in the dried
streams bn the Upper Mississippi. With a
ll
In reference to the St .Croix rineiics the!
Stillwater Mis enger says
The ignitude O the lumbering opora-i
tiocs on the St. Crcix watcr.,—of which
this city is the headquortcrs—maybe seen
Irom the following statistics of the amount'
Sii\)i!i I A I A S 'of lumber being cut this winter, which we
uvcykind amL/tyle of have cars fully collected from the most re- |y"
tnrl Children's Hoot* liable sources and which may he replud up
on as substantially coirect
aiucs of river.
Total 1,104
O A I I S St. Croix Like, of which about 25,000,000
Gin- A'. L. /V,. /-'., Hardware St,-re. Main ^,«/.|WiH be manufactured at the mill in this ci
11 ED WIN'G, MINX. ty.
AM UKOTY PFS
I To carry or, these operations it requires,
I besides a regiment of men, 700 lorses and
oxen, and a ca.-h capita! of about half a mil
lion dollars. After this lumber
down the stiearns it is sorted over
^router portion of it rafted in Hie 1cr.
immense labor is all done at tli
-,,
1 S a I
l^'S
TH
E GOODHU
E VOLUNTEER.
E O N S I I O N A N E N I O N I S A S A N A E I E
VOLUME 8, NO, 31 RED WING, GOODHUE COUNTY, MINN., WEDNESDAY, FEB. 24, 1864. WHOLE NO. 461
For the Volunteer.
lair otage of water next seas-on, tbis williT ,, ,„-,
I Let oursfarmers ponderethesenfacts. There
all l.e got out. making brisk times for a fowl
months, and money plenty.
No. men.
S?i-.i.ki
Aj.^le
Yellow
Tctobitic
Niinnmgopuin
Kettle
St. Croix
Wood
base's Brook
Moose
Clam
N. thousand
•J
203
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1,600
8,ov0
tatcd
and tbe
This
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a
cour,tr
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0
A E I I N E S ne in the a and nee fori Such is the demand for men f, next a
V.VITS.OILS, ot.Ass. VAKMSHKS, )our*oiyea, tiave a flno lot or Stcrescopici », whole amount authorized ha bee taken
/i O tr..:vn...ir'Uth R.-nzho*
a visit to
GEORGE FISHER.
June SO, IS^-t. v7n49tl
E E E A E
a a
will bring
a
the present ptices, up
PHOTOGRAPHS AND v^ardsof a million dollars. Courage, friends Tw Significant Fact*
A E S E I S I E a W it a propitious Providence
of waur wc will have a gala daJy
neglected by our farmers that it must be on-
ly ignorance of the fact which prevents them
W a I
UEI WIS ?. Miyx. hytoserditatonceintotb froct rankso*
OIL f*rii'.*Vr
BJtfcfrAH & CO.
QALT hr the **arr*tT
ir
-W!«tea5w
beat in the premeses. Mr. Newton appoint.
from grasping the golden opportunity. We popular faith in the stability of the gov
mentioned a few days since that $12,000 eminent in the restoration of the Union,
wcrthof Hops, an article indigenous to
That it will soon be a branch of our man
ufacturers is"? fact. Capitalists in Chicago
have taken hold of the matter and that city
is about to have an immense flax fibring
manufactury stirted in her midst
capital is said to be already assured, ar.d|ne
before another year elapses it is expected the
manufactory will be in successful operation.
A Xail Box lor Farmers.
There is economy in farmers having a
a 1
^°x- I have one made some twenty
ar
aS°*
2 fee
ci
end p.eces, and is strong enough to carry
I'J or 15 pounds of nails. I make it
point to keep ten sizes oi nails in my box,
Ito «H 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, and 20
penny, so that I fuel prepared for the vari
ous little jobs lo be continually met with
^o a farm. For want of this assortraant of
:izcs, how often do we see a botch made of
a small j.b by trying to drive .n 8 or
will require more than the number of men •, .,
penny nail through an inch board into a
now in the woods to drive and raft the', .. ,.
,„K„I b*ra oaK post--nail bends, board splits, and
whole amount in one year. Beoide*
rafting present appearances indicate thaH
not far from 3 »,000,000 feet of this lumber
will be manufactured, bof..re it leaves the
k.i'n generally in its object. Instead there
of (.having tlic box at hand) take a or even
la 5 nail, and the end and object might be
satisfactorily accomplished. The next post
we came to may be of Poplar, or Hemlock,
ind we need an 8 or 10 penny a 6 or 5
would not do at all and so it wot kg ail
the wav througu.
4
A
&
at Hudson the lumber
no men are already engaging men to work on
the drive, next spring at $3 per day
W think the amount should re:
009,000 feet.—Ed Volunteer.
read 91.
F:as nnd Hemp Culture—a new Source popular subscription to
of Wealth for our Farmers. this loan and the readiness with which the
There are several bra-dies of wealth so'P^P16
a
source of wealth to the farmers, mechanics,! First, the fact that such an immense
and placed the matter in the hands of Isaac ^vxuku SentuvL
Xewtm, Commissioner of the Department,
of Agriculture, to do what was right a&4 Lieat. H. L. Carver, Quartermaster of
ed three commissioners with power to dis- S
7 TS^T^
be aware,T
the National Five Loan
closed for tha reason that the
lorize has been
viz SSW.OOO.OOO. During the last few
weeks the receipts at the offices of the
agents for the loan have bc:n enormous,
and there is no reason to doubt that at least
$200,000,000,00 more could be disposed of.
of a 1
classes have taken the seeuri-
a
government, affords a magnifi
an(
unanswerable demonstration of
in t3 entire solvency.
Minnesota, have been imported into St.: Wc can now show to tbe world two
Paul annually for several years, an a»ount .?PJendid manifestations of the conQdence Jfor fencing, building and repairs. Under
that sh.uld have gone into the' pockets of
Vii el
syivania and Ohio—met, organized, and A paragraph has been going ths round of
gave public notice of what was done by Con- [the press,'in whicLi an account is given of a
gress, and called upon the growers offlaxj horse having a cew hoof grown on by theTRVPPERJ
and hemp and the manufacturers through- use of a certain farriers ointment. Now
out the country to come forward and show this reminds us of an incident that happen
what could be done. The result has been ed in Lyons, Wisconsin. A Morinan priest
such as to astonish every man, however fa- named Nichels professed a power of doing
miliar with the productions of the country
he might suppose himself to be. The first
thing to startle one is the discovery that
hun Ireis of lous of fltx straw have been de
stroyed yearly—used to mend roads in some
places- theflaxhaving been grown merely
for the seed. The next thing told, and cal
culated to increase the astonishment, that
already machinery is so perfected that this
s£m'5 flar(furaw might be taken, cleaned
as I prepared ready for admixture with cot
.t.ou or wool, at a cost of only eleven cents
per pound—cotton being sixty to seventy
cents. This is Chimera, it is an accom
plished fact. Thefiberizedmaterial is on
exhibition at the Department of Agriculture,
the cost of preparation and the mode are all
put down in honest, straight forward fig
ures. There too is shown cloth woven by
the clear flix It is mixed wiih wool, and
knit into stockings in a word.it is cotton
izi1^, and that, too, at a cost which puts it
bslow the present p: ice of cotton, as fas as
1U is to 70.
long, 10 inches wide, with
sht apartments in it for holding nails—a
[ilace inside for the two feet rule, gimlets
:U)(
1
sc
reel.
y.. 'j!.'o
ii.-loo
9-noj
4.7' '0
"h3—the hamm2r and pinchers in
among the nails. On the outside are
twdollars
brakes thu. hold the -aw. It is built very
much like a. blacksmith's shoeing box, on
ly that it is higher, the ends forming the
leet, and the t©p running up higher and
suved oil* square, so as to answer the place
of a trestle in sawing off a board. The
handle runs lengthwise, and through the
miraculous things and compounding won
Iderful medicines. lie made a nerve and
bone allhealing salve, and thought he would
experiment a little with it. He first cut
off his dog's tail and applied some of the
salve to the stump. A new tail grew out
immediately. He then applied some to the
piece of tail which he had cut off and a new
dog grew out. He kidn't know which dog
was which. This may seem a tough story
but we have Nichol's werd for it, a ad we
don't think he would He.
The Propar way to Bit a Cult.
Farmers often put a biting harness on a
colt the first thing they do to htm, buckling
up the bitting as tight as they can draw it,
to make him carry his head high, and then
turn him out in a lot to run half a day at
a time. This is one of the worst punish'
ments that they can inflict on a colt, and
very injurious to a yoang horse that has
been used to running in pasture with his
head down.
A horse should be well accustomed to
the bit before you put on the bitting har-
ness, and when you first bithhu you should
only rein his head up to that point where
1'helhe naturally holds it, let that be high or low
I 1 a
a 1
are crop more profitabl tha wheat atfif-ana* then you can draw the bit a little tight
ty cents pei bushel: Send to the Depart every lime you put .t on, and he will
ment of Agriculture, which will give any
nforination on the subject.— Press.
awf
re a a
10aud
lunjs.
eventual triumph of our|
our farmers. Here is another neglected "use. Require a homestead in the public domain
merchants and shippers of the great West- "oout of money has been so readily an 1 ^tttemeat and cultivation for five jeers.
which is just now receiving an impetus like- Secondly, the fact that our veteran sol »n»um waste by felling the timber for
a
great national interests. Congress at its!*** j^»*e* on Wlare tocoinpl/with the terms
*ast session appropriated $20,000forinvest 1
I
a S
poJ*«f the* money to the best advantage of! ie
the objects for which it wm be- A question affecting the banishment
'ace of these facts croakers at home
igations testing tbe practkabilitv of cuhi*a- •n*1 abro*d will have rery little success in
ting Sax and hemp as substitutesforcotton 'nfiaencing the opinions of sensible meiu—! complin that our 2*.vv ha,
fi*S»a»"«. has been ordered to Fort
6 1
Port Qaartar Master.
«t »JRT« *r iMMind. ^rw!***10***1- gcnllemeii—severally from ^**iandigham, is before the 8«pren»5 Court jeiidissenuns vok»s. &vosrtk^ rafe^^tow
e. SASL&S CO. *t!rc dtatea of Rh*hje Maa4» renn- Uoiioel Sutcs. 'President f^F«r»fa.
that-he cannot lower his head,
that raising it a little will loosen the
bit in his mouth. This will give him the
idea of rai-ing his head to loosen the bit,
s'ill raise his hsad to loosen it. By this
means you will gridually get his head tad
neck in the positioi you wi*h him to caary
it, and givo him a graceful carriage, without
hurting him, making angry or causing his
mouth to be sore.—Barry.
PASUUNCIS OV Jon—Everybody is in the
habit of dragging en Job, and Job did have
konsiderable pile of pishunce, thats a fack.
liut did he ever k^e.) adist i:k sk for 8
a month and horde round Did he
ever reap lodged oats down a hill in a hotthe
da, and have all his gallus buttons bust oph
at once Did he ever have the jumoin
teeth ake and be mads to tend baby while
his wi/e was over to Terkinses to a tea par
ty Did ho ever git up in the mornin
"-"l dry and turf it for about 3 miles be-
git a dri .k, audfindthMinnesota
man kept a temperance house Did he
ever undertake tu milk a kicking hefer w"ith
a bushy tail in fly time out in the lot
Did he ever sot down onto a litter of kit
tens in the old rocking cheer, with his sum
mer paotyloons on, without saying "dam
nation If ha cud do al' theso things
praise the Lord at tha same timj, all
have got tu sa is,-Butty for Job I—Josh Bit
THE obliging disposition of the Yankee
stage driver, is aptly illustrated in the fol
lowing bit of sa'.ire
As Mr.-J —. ., the driver, was proceed
ing from Boston, not long since, a woman
called him to take a bedstead on the top
without uncording it. He told her he
would oblige her the nex* time he came
along, but he could not then, as he had en
gaged to take oo a windmill a little way*
ahead and as he bad a large cradle oo tbe
top at the time, be was afraid he should not
have room. Proceeding a little further he
was requested by a woman to wait till she
bad finished her washing and ironing. He
told her he often had to wait for the women
to do ibeir ironing, but he could nut stand
washing and ironing both
Important Decision under, the Home
stead Law.
The Commissioner of the Genera] Land
Office at Washington has decided tbata
Iwmestead eettler has not a complete legal
right, but merely an incep ient title liable to
be defeated tor non performance of condi-
Uons»
r,
*a
he
*unty
or
*lhe flax and hemp culture cheerfully leat to tbe government. Until this conditions satt.fied. he cannot
enlisting almost in a body, *he land reverts to the United
thereforeonty nee tbe timber
of Congiess he is permitted to
agricultural pupate*, on the condition of
accotaplisoed nothing, will do well to make
a note of tbe fact, that eince tho was broke
out 1, 054 blockade runners have been capt
ured, of which 547 were schooners 479
steamers, 132 sloops, brigs 9 6 barks, 15
ships, and 117 snaHer crafts.
TKE California legblatore, with oolysev-
STATE IT EJUS.
llsTattvED.—Sam'I Fur»330„
Col, Borgersrode, and two other jrentleme
havejust returned from the frontier, whither
they went on a trapping excursion. They'
only employed about two weeks in trap
ping, and the result may be summed up a'
75 Mink. 30 Fox 300 Muskrat, and a few
miscellaneous pelts, which, they inform us,
they sold for about $450 or $ 112 to each
man This is doing "very well for boys.''
Shalcope Argus.
OXE ofthe most melancholy results of the
recent severe storm occurred near the vil
lage of Centrc-viUe, Mich, where the house
of a German named Krutzer was burned on
Friday aud himself wife and five chtl
dren left without shelter, were froze- to
death. They were all found in the snow
not far from tbe remains of the house.
Winona Republican.
There is now in New York a hog, three
years old iast April, raised by John W.
Copemaa* in Cayuga county, and fatted to
its present enormons size by A. B. Benhamt
ofDryden, Tompkins county, New York,
This hog in Nov 1863, weighed 1,120
pounds. In September he weighed 1,249.
pounds In October 1,276 pounds. In Cep
tember be weighed 1, 340 pounds, and has
since been gaowing rapidly, and will prob
ably weigh 1,400 pounds to day. His breed
is across of Leicester aud Suffolk, with a
slight cross of Berkshire.
FOK IDAHO.—About every third man wo
meet in our streets thee times is threaten
ing to go to Idaho. Gentlemen please
remembr that to make a fortune either in
Idaho or any other country it takes hard
work, and you who arc not given to that
kind of thing take our advice and stay at
home. Hastings Democrat.
WOOLBX FACTORY.— We learn from one
of our business moo, that a responsible par
ty from the East contemplate a removal to
this point, for the purpose of establishing a
large woolen Factory.—There can be DJ
doubt but it would prove a paying invest
ment.— State Atlas.
TIIK first load of wheat in bulk transport
ed over the Winona and St. Peter railroad
came in on Saturday last, and was stored in
Winona elevator. It was the property
of Messrs. Eltswosth Brothers, who aro
buying wheat in the town of Utica. We
understand there is considoiable wheat
in the country awatin3 the opportunity be
brought fowardby rai.—Hid.
CAI'T. W. Z. CI.AYTOS, of tho First
Battery, who has been recruiting
in this city during the last six weeks, start
ed on Monday morning for Vi'-ksburg with
about e:ph*y volunteers, a sufficient number
to fill his Battery to the maximum. These
recruits were mostly .rom Winona, Waba»
shaw and Olmsted comities,— Winona hep
Experiments have indicated that piint on
surface exposed to the »un, will be much
more durable if applied in autumn or
spring, than if put on during hot weather,
lo cool weather it dries slowly, foims a
hard glossy coat, to.jgh like glass, while if
applied in warm werther, the oil strikes into
the wood, leaving the paint so dry that it is
rapidly beaten off by rains.
The ground chosen for the national
cemetery, at Chattanooga, is a beautiful
knoll, one hundred feet above the level o'
Tennessee river. It is one and a half miles
xouth east of Chattanooga, and equidistant
'rom Mission Utdge, Lo kout Mountain and
the river. On the crest it is proposed to
place a national monument. The cemetery
will contain about 45 acres.
The workmen on the P.iciflc Railroad
eastern division, on New Year's day got np
an agreement, which has been unanimously
signed, pledging that for every profane
word uttered puring the year 1864 they
would pay one dollar for tbe benefit of the
Soldiers' Aid Fund.
Rear Admiral George W. Storer died at
Portsmouth, N. II, on Friday, the 8th in
atint, having served his country faithfully
for over half a century. He baa left behind
him a host of warm friends and admires,
lie was born in New Hampshire, but was
appointed a midshipman in tbe navy from
tne Stat of Maine.
A Cbatanoog* dispatch stales that twr
soldiers were frozen to death on tbe 30th
ult., even away down at Bridgeport, Ala-
The receipts of the Sanitary Fair at
Cincionatti, have reached $200,000.
^pny*«
Gen. Grant has gone to St. Loon to visit,
a sick-son..
I* the Congressional proceedings of
Wedoesday, Jsanary If, we find the fol
lowtnf:
Mr. DONNELLX by oaaaimotsi constat*
ioiredaeed a bill to artaU»« a Borean of 1m
migraf ion which was read a first and seeoad
time, sad referred a effect rmta ttee vn
thai sublet.
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