Newspaper of The New York Herald, August 21, 1861, Page 2

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated August 21, 1861 Page 2
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2 IMPORTANT FROM MEXICO. . Dnsdfal State at tki Conmtry-Sa?p??slon ot UiplomatU Relations with France and Knalaad?Military Operations mi Both Parties?Frightful Hicmm) of Mia Clergy Leader*?"Deal* to Foreigners"?Vanaafort l? the Field, dfcc. (From the Mexican Eitraordteary, Jaly 29 ] Our last seomh's compendium of new* for abroad waa coantdered horrible on aocounl of die nniabar of atrocities we were called upon to record; Mill it Ib tame, and even insipid, when eonpared with the record of thin month, sa perhaps the e rents of this month any pro to win'n placed in eoatrast with those of the month te come. Events, In their peaoliar hue, are rapidly progressing and bocomlag more anted la this eeuatry. This month they have beea somewhat varied In character from those cf the last, instead of kidnapping and holding for ransom, we have had, us leading loptcsopea, barefaced plun dcr of entire populations, varied on some occaslen* by wholesale destruction of property aad massacre. Instead of only Instances of savago warfare la the murder of opposlbg chiefs, we have heard the cry of "Death to Foreigners" ratBed, and seen the mangled remalnB of one victim carried to the grave, as.I foreigners, in come quenoe, drawing nearer to each other and arming in selfdefence. Instead of individual complaints against the ffflVHrnmiinf fnr Khil fvilk in hii! navlna duhla Innw nuar due, we have ww one univorsa) cry of the creditors of thts natiwr. for the truth Is, that on tha 17th inst. Ilia government issued a decree suspending all payment* for two years?a virtual repudiation?and the most singular act te he noticed is, that this repudiation was voted by Congress, which body stood divided 112 for to 4 against the measure. Instead of hopes of peaco, which, however feeble, Misted wheu the last month closed, wo find ourselves In lbs depths ef abject despair and the troubles , arising thicker and faster on all sides. floti. Ortega has been out for nearly s month In pursuit of Marques, but has utterly failed to accomplish anything. Marques, with his force, after paying an expensive visit to the mines of Kc-al del Monte and Pachuca, took a sweep through the Llaaus ds Apsm, round by Chalula, so oa to Matak moroe Isucnr, sad up Into the mountainous regions again w. ... to the so?Ih and west of this valley?dsscribiug in the . campaign of a mouth a complete sircle. General Ortega * - hadhenn tuimt of Via itme oloss.on hts lieois, ag<l <?hos < cstne up with his rear guard and cut It pretty well to pieces. Aftar fluctuating for a short time near us Mxrquoz fell back to the lower range of mountains, that divide the plains of Iguala and Cuernavaca and spangle off towards Tolucs, Tssco and the Mescala river. Jlo took Iguala ou the 19th, after sustaining a short resistance, in which Bot more than twon'y men were killed on both sides. General Ortega has hummed up the passages leading to the plain of Iguala, and the only chance tor Marquez to gei off, without first fighting, is through tho mountains into the plain of Toluca. Marquez, however, I was at tho last datus in a very strong position, bo huvlng possession of tlie poitks known as the l'tatanillo awl Ins Amates, the former being one of the most difficult passages to make In the whole country. MtMis and Velez, in the meantime, hold the road to the interior at their mercy, and havo put a period to all correspondence by the regular mails. Their forces are con Ulcrable, and those of Mcjia have signally distinguished themselves by razing to the ground the town of Uuichapam, and putting to death many sf the Inhabitants. Besides these " organized" balds there are others known as ' Studios," (loose fish) who sanctify their sets of rapino and murder by crying out " religion." As if to add new fuel to tho flume, or anothor goblin tribune to the incantation scene of this expiring nation, we now bear, ex President Oomonfort is already in the Held. The certainty is that lie is in the republic, and his presence on Mexican oil tends little to consolidate the slinky national fabric. Omwnfort has a gsod name and inspires considerable coufldrnce, but we fcur if ho do come to the centre of the republic ho will llnd it is a day aflor tho fare?for this country is nearly, if notslrcady a wreck, s 'lhe mail for tho last packet had gcarcely left this when we received advices of the occupation of Pachuca by the forces of Marquez. This took place on the 2-Sth uli. The mall garrison of Pachuca, so soon an attacked, retired to Real del Monto, where they made a temporary resistance, and then fled. The second in command was maite prisoner and shot. On entering Pachuca the furces of Marques were too mucn occupied wim moir enemies to uevote their time to sacking, pillaging and outraging the population. At Real del Monto, however, they had no xuoh obstacle and the consequence w an that I he place was llioroaghly pillaged. We hear of many barbarities having been committed upon the persons of the residents. Dr. old and peaceable Knglisli resident, is reported to have reveived a serums wound in the face (rum one of Marquee's brutal followers. Oilier atrocities of a still more alarming character are said to bavo been committed, but the fear ot exciting the ill will of the clergy party has,invented thn truth from being told. Marqueza stay ia I'achuca was not long. Gen. Ortega, with a force of some three thousand men, left hereon the 26th. On his approach Marquez precipitated his movo ? merits, both military and monetary. He took Trum the Real del Monte Company $50,000 in cash and the same amount In bills. From other persons he gut almut ! $100,1X10 more. From the silver reducing establishment he seized over flvo hundred horses and carried otf all the moles he could llnd. Altogether he made a good haul at I'achuca and Real del Monte, and has left that mining dis trict quite paralyzed, and great want must follow, unless we have a speedy restoration of order. The Real del Monte Company alone employs over six thousand pooplo, and its products are near three millions of dollars per annum. During the month one of the ovents which has caused most sensation has been the murder of H. M. llealo, ono ot the very old British residents of Mexioo, at his residence at the village of Maples. The news of this melancholy event reached here early on ths morning of the Ttli, and caused that degree of terror and alarm (not surprise) which similar events ara likely to create among people who exist in a state of anxiety for their own lirtS and property. The facts g( Hi'tk muTditr are as follows:? About eleven o'clock on the night of the 6th a force of some twenty-live or more uieu on horseback made their Appearance in the village of Naples. They woro woll armed, and came in with a trumpet sounding, f^oou aftor entering the place?which by the way is an embryo village of five or aix Iioiuick?they mode a descent upon tlio house of Mr. Healc, which is the principal one, and commenced to lire at the windows and doors. All the inmates of the house appear to have been in bed. Mr. Beale was awakened, and it is believed was wounded by Jhe first discharge. Ho at once got up, and, rushing tA thtwoom of an old lady (Mrs. Wyliel who was stopping with Its* her to the roof of the house for salctv. He then desc ndod to the lower floor,and, being unarmed, spoke with the a??ailents, who had then broken into the houao, and offered thcM the liberty to take what they might wish, supposing, as ho had a right to do, that he could have no mortal enemies und that their object was merely to rob. lu reply to his offer and assurance that iik nun mi arms, no wan told mat thry only sought ItiS j life "as a foreigner," their mission being to kill foreign j 8 era and not to rob This doclaralion was followed by fBomo remonstrances on his part, w lieu be was struck ii|ioa . the head with a sword and ti e work of assassination commenced, ami I tLa must frightful oaths and cries of "Death to toreigners." The death of this unfortunato man has, with reason, Created a deep fooling of alarm amongst the foreign residents of this place, who cannot longer look ut>on their situation hut as precarious in the extreme. ITad many others fallen as Mr. lleale has fallen, there might have been some explanation of the act?that they had been partisans, meddlers with thnulBiirs of the country, or some of the many hose reasons which have been advanced to pull lute the murder of others of oun countrymen. Hut hero nothing of the kind can be advanced. Mr. lleale was a "foreigner" (a British subject) ^aad for being such has been murdered. The fact cannot bo changed. \Yo hnvc not only the testimony of a child who witnessed the murder of Mr. lleale and heard the threats of the assassins, but wc have Ibo fact that the houses of other foreigners in the same place were broken into, inquiries made for the owners, und, when they were found atisent, the repetition of the aamo cries of "Death to foreigners," and threat* to coins back and murder them also. It was providential that no others shared tlx fate of Mr. lleale. The author* of this atrocity are supposed to he of the 4,'ergy lorccs scattered through the Valloy. This is natural b' suppose, altlioogb the trutli will probably never be Xnov'b. ft matters little, however, of what, force or party thiV' arUl " ,H alarm,ng enough to know they have murdertv1 on0 1)4 mlr oountrymcn and threatened to serve all of us in tho samo way, and that they are still at large todoasthev Pies'0- Nothing has been done, so far as , we can learn v"1 bring the criminals to justice, and we 1 ifoar it will bo tha fatn ot ,h,s oa*? w "Ice those of Blalnee, Bennet, Ih^val- Kgarlon, Bodmer and others?ono -.j; otiot ror. a bona' huw4h <h?otttcd, ono or two nroand Mlrnca. Surely, we aro au abandoned peojK?* lht "J 1 t^nrlWe pari our abandonment la the a.'<*Kv-whIch no foreigner can free himself of-aa to whu uTVj> 'U" inext victim. This list makes twcpty-throe caa, assaselnatlon of K^MSithe Hptfr* '"Jhls city, und many others liwre fallen even PTUipdt *S, ' ,, r?miiu? litcubsya Is at last abandoned by n*OWta?' amines. The murder of Mr. Boate and the numero.Ti attde^* ap?n the bouses of other foreigners tiara with cod 19 flrrva prorybody into this city. Tacubaya has been several tides attacked of late. Tlie house of Mr. Grant was bro>fin kite on the night of the aoih and many things destroyed mid others carried off. Kortunatcly, Mr. Grant's family had previouly moved into this city, (hi the afternoon of the 8th Tacubaya was again oscopiod by a parly of robbors, who suckled several bounce and ahoiia, and then tied. A large force was at Chspullepec at the time. Comment is not necoHsnry. cm the 27 th those poo pic attacked live paper factory of Helen, Sliuaieu uear ir-uuij?. imiu uoionging u> hnglmbmr>n They cnmmnncw) by firing on the director, who returned the flro and killed two and wounde<1 others. Hiey then retreated, and tlie d'rector and his tamiiy find Just in time to en. ape a second attack from a strosger force, who entered liio factory and destroyed all they could. The factory has been abandoned since in cousequeuco of other attacks. The director is about leaving the country, the fright he received at the factory making him afraid longer to live in Mexico. Rio news of the arrival of Sr. ("omonfort In Monterey, Nuevo Loon, has considerably excited the puro or thorough democratic party Sr. Comonfort, one of the ablest mcu in Mexico, is certainly a person to he feared, but w? bope he will contribute U> restore order, rather than disturb the peace of the Interior of the republic that lias suffered so much during the last tb'ce years' contest. It is rumcred that orders have been forwarded to General Vidaurri to seat him out of the country immediately. General Ortega has been appointed I'resident acl interim Of the Supreme Court of Justice. Wo have hail a multitude of reports on the streets that Gens. Ortega and Marque?, are treating, and that they have come to terms; that lioblado and Huerta (respectively Governors. of Guanajuato and Micluwau had declared for Comonfort, fcc. But the truth Is. no can 1m- jilaccd In any of these. Saligny, the French Minister, Is a very fair representative of Gabrlac. though not as clever, and this fellow is fitting the town with rumors, hoiung to got a new government, with which he can treat ami get through the .locker business for $16,000,000 Tins jeb liad mere to do with bis suspension of relations than anything else. 8lr Charles Wyke, It is generally believed, was the dupe of Saligny in nutting relations, for there Is really little sense In his bringing upon British resident* the en tatty of the constitutional parly whilst they have already the hatred of the clergy. Mr. Corwln has very wisely ab | stained from Joining the representatives of England and .\ France In this moaauro against the constitutional gnvern^ ^ ment. If England and Franco now refuse to Intervene la ll Li \ \ NEW the nlfcira of M?zico, the rrntft of this aunpowden of rela tioiui will b* that we (halt have another utergj rule, and things will be unbearable In Mexiue. President Juarez has celled aboet him ?t?oj? Cabtuet, LIOT composed m OBowa:? ForeAgn JUpn<xie~Me?ue4 Maria de Ziunacona. Nows, Public WmBt?Baluarcol. Journal War? corral Zarago?. nay Ho Juatlca?Seiicr Rule. Kreema Interior?Plllad by Mtnieter of Justice. lrdtiav P. 8.?Since the foregoing rezlew wee prepwed roe Budget, representatives of England and Franeo hare NUHpeaded obaervi all diplomatic relatione with tho Mvxlean government. Hagle, I This event took place on the 24th, at ft P. M. 1he closing courier of the BriKliati and Fronoh legation* lea sufficient com Advertl mcnt on the events of tho math, before recorded. 11 ! (luiou. lmpeeaible fer ua to inako any eutiJecTOrua utHta a atop Herald, likely to affect the future of Mexico se nauch. It l? takea, and time elone ean reveal the tmiwctaat couaeguanoes. Reflate. A destructive flrn brekeout In this city on theuignt or Amerlci tho 26tb, which deetroyed several houaoa on the corner or journa| Hie Portnla of Mercederoo aud AuKuatlues. liepubll U la reported that Sen Luis Potest has elroadg pronounced for Coiueurort. . ejoffers Exchange en London at 6# days, do. onT? ,,J Valley! df.60; do. New York, 1? percent premium; VeraCrez, 10 pulrjot per cent premium^ Catholk NEWS FROM THE PACIFIC. sur.E. *$entln Arrival of the California Overland El< pre... J1"1". ? ? ? ? farmer Ojitib Statiok , Kiohtt Mu m Wbkof) Mercur 1'oht Kiasxt, August lb, 18&1. / The California pony oxproks arrirnd liero bt Uireo Tingle, ( o'alock this aftaruoua, brluglug the following summary Herald, of neera:? Pat riot Saw Eramcisoo, August 10,1881. Uazotte Arrived oa the 7th the steamer St. Louis, from Panama, bringing $10,800 frwa Western Mexico. Democr Also arrived on the 10th the ship Winged Arrow, New Ybrlc; Tth, bark Druid, Sydney; 8th, bark Kuthlinr, Quil- -vr"*tclAt, Mg; *th, ship Caroline Tucker, Cailao. The ship Decatur has cleared for Hong Knag with 4,000 Enquire jgjfof* who*,! ,000 secies of Hour, and other"nfcPjnSit- ]' Crisis, ( mle valued at* $49,000, besides takiag out in gold bar* ^ $187,000 and $33,000 in silver, making a total of $200,000. The ships Knroka, Summer Cloud and Bnrkaway are all Post, P leaded with broadstuOb for Australia, the Tormer carrying union i 13,200 tmgs of wheat and 18.000 sacks of flour; the iiomucr llarkaway 20,081 sacks of wheat, and the Summer Cloud 1,000 tons of wheat and flour. Gazette The following vessels have beon chartered:?The ship ourna Asa Kldrldgo, for Melbourne; the ship Ik Marvel, for Syrt- spirit ol noy; the bark lawis E. Guiding, for , and tbo bark Constantino, Willi copper ore, for Swansea. Express The ships Ahliotl Lawrence, Thatcher Magouu, Indiaman, Feariers and the brig Angenutle are the osly dis- n,,n..tin engaged vessels in |M>rt. The steamer fouora sailed for Psnauia this morning, iimi carrying a hundred passengers and $h&k,000 in treasure, of which $760,01)0 is for New York. The principal ship- . y,, pare of treasure are as follows:? Wells, Eargo A Go.. .$260,000 Seligman A Co.. ..$43,000 ParroltACu 116,000 Strauss A Co 37,000 At th< avidsnn A Co 08,000 B E. Hastings.... 33.000 ? . . Mather A Church.... 87,000 Patrick A Co 30,000 ?? Coleman A Co 81,000 A. E. Patterson.... 30,000 the luti Sackca A Co 47,080 Ilo 26,000 auhston The cabin jiassengnrs |>er the Sonora are as follows:? , tbptain Drum, U. St A., aad family: Mrs. Captain Spnn- J ~ eer and child, Captain Fleming, I', tf. A.; Mr^Jtarrow, Mr. cannot i llonbam, Captain Walter, U. 8. A.; O. W. veachey, D. tutions; Millatnn, Gordon liexter, Mrs. Tlioinas Horton, Alexander preserv Taggart, wife aad infant; W. Wetberell, J. T. Thompson, cannot i J. M. Thomson, Mrs. Carroll, Mrs. Sbiels and family, J. ?r . Shiels, Mr. Kldrldgo, J. Wontley, Thomas 11. B. Welter, *?? ,Y Mrs. lielafkut and family, Frauk Marllndale Potter. V. Kotunsan. Frank W Htriule insepari Uuslueca is generally quiet. No material change haa . taken place sinco the last express. There is a slightly a , , better demand for money, without change iu rales. Sight ?""r sxcliangu on New York is at Ave per cent, 'there is a ", , V growing disposition to store wheat, in preference to sell j! ing choice parcels under $1 4ft a $1 ftO. ** , . J There aro Ave different places in San PYancUco whore * " recruiting U going on for the Plains. Throe hundred are 'lon "r 1 booked for infantry regiments, and two hundred for cavalry. niftrcuip Official orders from Washington are not received by tho government. r * ?. "" A great t re occurred at Ponora,Tuolumne county, on Ijie P^n' 7th, uammeHciug a few doom above tho Placer Hotel. Tho , . flamva spread rapidly. Hall's bookstore and prluttng J*"0'1 n office, the Placer Hotel, Union Saloon, Great Eastern 8a ?? you loon ^fionora Fashion 1 Avery statdna, the Poet Office, Ave diw'tiiio, or six valuable dwellings, and malty other buildings wero . I burned. Tlie loss is eHlimaled at $85,090. Antigos'brick IT0??,, building, containing the telegraph office, was saved. J, The people are represented to be very much depressed I*" by this sudden and overwhelming repetition of the old l>urpoe< time disasters .. ^ Tbo familiar Chabella land claim, or a part of tl\e same govern ciaiui at Sonora, which oaused eo much disturbance last msiauc winter and came near involving the Plate government J{Ja 111 la a bloody contest with the settler* of this vicinity, ap- tnoory pears to have been disposed of in the United States Liistrjet Court. It was rejected on an advantage gained by 1 * loH Notwithstanding tho condition of Aastorn affairs ottr State campaign it conducted with grest spirit, to s very . ' great exteht on local issues. The indications are that ? parties will be divided about M lost year, as tho republt- j**" ! cans double the Union democrat!, and lost como the Brock - j"* " L iaridge democrats. A much greater vole will bo cast Jr"1* than was anticipated a month since. They have noini- *" *JJ listed men who claim to be for the Union and Ingeniously , turn on secession question*), while the Douglass ticket la cotibttt very assailable on personal grounds. srs or | Tlie Overland Telegraph Company have extended their 'J*1* *! llpe tp RusejflYflr, one hundred and ferty miles east of lna nisrchlTI. All the wire required for tho telegraph line M1? I'?' between Carson City and Belt lake hue gout) out ou the J? road. , ??uA train of sixty wsgons reached I?s Angeles last week. ?"{ The emigrants report some trouble from Indians, but felt * ' uo serious easuallies. Bteno" News from the Sandwich Islands to the 18fli of July fiu'' IU Is rfjelrpd per bnrlc Yankee. Tlie news is unimportant. buusci The ships Speedwell and Bald Kagle touched at Hono- tntion lulu on tho 24th and the 29th of June, and departed thence , ''f" for Hong Kong __ Sporting Intrlllgenct. toundi CUALLKNUK OP THK AftfKMCAN CHAMPION AO AIN'T a* ALI. KNULAND KOH $10,000. Tt To Tin uuTOk os wiucnT an bit. S""a-, Washj.voton, August 1ft, ISfll. s . In consequence of certain ri tilsHu Jhat have recently J,,,, appeared iu English Journals, in which JOY lt?UW is itgaih ??rvuglit forward in connection with tho dbaliipltwshfp, 1 . .. wistf, through you, to say a word. It Is said that ft face, (P?Vh{*' now limt ho Is champion, desires, above all tilings, to , meet mo; nnd it is also said that he is willing to mako a J match for the championship, and for as much more as J , ,? ?2,000 a tgdn. Now. If t'ooro Is any sincerity in this offer, ' L it uffi.rWte m.? ,.n ^ I.. al?i I ..111 .1^ ltu' ?<" Notwithstanding the ptvfitir ronnne? 1 w:is lienlt by ' Ant,(|,u1 when I was in England (frdm which I cntiiNlv acquit Tom "Sc .. Say erg), I nru willing to try her nisxlm of fitlr Jilay once .' j more, and wili ftfht lho host man that England C?" rr?- ,ul duce, lor tin) gum of ?2.000 a Bide; and ir Mace is thought hft, , to he hor beat man, I will, of couri-o, light him. t ulludo vyi, . ? to him in this way, Ilocalise I do not think be Is Iter best eancv , man, and because, w^on 1 was in Kngland last, I was fro- 1 J, ,1 qurntly abused by many writers for the reason that Torn Shyers was a smaller man than myBolf. s " .. Is making this offer, J, of course, intend to lurlude the Li i * winner of the pending mntoh for the championship, ho- }', ] tween Mace and King, and, though 1 consider that I al- J*"11: ' ready own the belt, you may, as a matter of form, dial- TTr ' lengo for that too. Let me say, however, that In conse- in f, quenco of the manner in which I was hunted and har- 7 . i",) rasaed, when endeavoring to train before, and, also, in teacn consequence of the riilllatily treatment I received from the crowd,at Karri borough, at the conclusion of niy tight with n't' Slayers, 1 would prefer to tight Mace, or his conqueror, or ?, ,r< whoever tho selected man may be, on thla side of the At- l"euus, lanlic?say in Canada. In that cose, I would relinquish to <>ur * htm, out oT the main stake, ?600 for lits expenses, and .? give liiiti a bond in ?1,600 more, guaranteeing against any own 1: jirivuto interference with the light in my behalf. If, on J"T?, , the oilier band, I am required to go to Kngland, I shall ex- , ' pect the same allowance and an equal guarantee, Pel" On these terms (which I believe are as fair as ran he #*crmo made) 1 will meet Mace, or nny other man, whom Kng- nallshmen may prefer, for the Championship or the two S"1'* " hemispheres; and if the latter portion of my offer is the , 11 nsosl acceptaie, I will go to Kngland as T went before, J|"' '"i1 alann and without local influence, and test again, by a the uflb still more del Iberata verdict, the force of that other llriimh """"V maxim, which infers that tho best man may bo allowed . to win, cvuo though ho be a stranger and not a llnton would born. _ , n'rJ Please send those views of mine forward, and when-*" ' ever yoii get aa answer, and will notify me of it, I will place In your, or amy indicated hands, as imieli money as * the other parties may roqutro ta bind tbo tnatcb or as a " flrst deposit. Hoping earnestly that you mny succeed iu having this match Disdti, or, if declined, that there may t in n be an end of pretended Knglish oHors in connection with " my uaaue, I remain, yours, respectfully, against JOHN C. HEENAN. . from Ih The Gold Discoveries oft the Saw* ",ef a katrhrwan. madnei (From the St. Cloud (Minn.) Union, August 14.] has l>ro W# have Just received seven days later intrlligiwice '*,,0 frtim Fort Gtfrr. R*m1 Rivor M??tt]?*m4?iit. of ? i*.rfW?tlw rm. tue liable character, sail which fully confirms the previous cwlurk report of the gold minos on the north fork of the r5**- l!'*r? M kulchewan river. lite u*t A smell party hue already come down the Saskstrhiv of the g wan to Furl Gerry, bringing $1,200 In gold di et, which crusaih hue hoen consigned to J. C. Burbank k Co., end by thnm ctaini ( act it to New York. This amount was taken about eight 1 hundred miles, water communication, from Kwd Hive*. * *tiow Tlie same i>arly anil others are preparing outfits for ano- funoam thor expedition up the Snskatcltuwan. enateet Peculiar eflbi ts had been made to keep the matter so- compla cret, especially by working on the 8 operant ion of liie upontt Indiana, tlis latter having hotted to dlg'thn gold. people The Hudson's Bay Company's tradois have repeatedly ' denied the fact that there was gold on the SaskuU ie-wan, traiton and, aa a general thing, dleeouragod any attempt to die- world cover it, it being of course thought that any considerable upon li immigration thither would Interfere with the fur trado, g0"I3'i< which is the company's main resource. of Jefli From all accounts we can gather tho mines are quite ex th" teneive, and they will doubtless effect a great revolution greater In the material interests of the Northwest. is ,l ,h anna,1 Mailt for Kurope. stubs Wowroa, August 20,1901. posing Ike mails per steamship Kurope, for l.lrerpool via sdrnlni Halifax, otate at thie office at sovon o'clock P. X. to mssuw , aud sho satis at ten o'clock P. it. States', - and cai The Fire at Buffalo. who w Bopxlo, August 30,1M1. Hhode ftemharffs elevator, which was destroyed by Ore last to del* night, coutniwed but thirty-two thousand bushels of grain overpu Instead of one hundred thousand bushels as reported, half tou lat< ef which only was wheat. It was Insured for twenty your o thousand dollars. Th# building and machinery were also proepe insured for twenty thousand detlars. ration YORK HERALD, WEDH THE REBELLION. |j OP NORTHERN SECESSION JOURNALS. lit YOKK. New York. Republican, Saratoga. I of Cetmaarce, Pf. Y. Democrat. Itbica, i*, New York. Oasntte, Uii*on. m a Journal, If. Torlc. Union, Watcrlowa. . iH?NeW8,PratUv'la. Im'Uu, Geneva. , IVor. American Union, HUiootiie. r, Utica. Herald, Yonkera. tirooklyn. Yraukltu Gazette. .Syracuse. Democrat, Niagara. sor, Lockport. Democrat, Schenectady. Troy. Gaewtte, Maloue. Sandy Hill. SetiUuei, Uayrlflo. ? WW tmKMKT. r, Petersen. 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O f the Age, Woodstock. p CALIFORNIA. 0 ;, Marysville. KANSAS. 11 , Atchison. P u roved by mobs. " ICE FROM THE ADMINISTRATION. tl SPEECH OF HON. CALEB B. SMITH. u ) mass mooting hold in Providence, Rhode Island, ly evening, the Hen. Caleb H. Smith, Secretary of ? srior, addressed several thousand poople. The (1 re of his speech is as follows:? si lie, my friends, to indulge In the hope tluit, If wo n luslain tnis Union we can sustain republican lusti al for, lot me assuro you to-night, that if wecaunot 11 u uui |?i mm guvt-iuiovui 111 in present lorm, we " lustain free government in uny form. There ia ulli?there la great force tn the Heoiinieui bo elo cl pronounced by tne Immortal statesman of Massa- w s," l.iberty and Union, now ami forever, one and v tble." Why is it, my friends, that this discord I" ; among nev Why is it that a portion of our K1 are now thundering at tlte vory 'l >f the Capitol with hostile artillery? I iiere is one ulomcnt of discord in our system; uend to spoalc plainly in all that I have to say. w w question of domostio servitude that has rout D< the temple of liberty. What is there iu this quos- 81 slavery that should divide the people? Why, my ct when this government was formed, when we 10 d from the battle fluid* of the lWvohition, every jj1 ' the Union with a single exception acknowledged " .itution of ulavery. It has been abollsbod in New ' I, in New York and Pennsylvania ; and our States P" West have grown to their present stature of pupu- H nd niagniticciuie as freo States. Hut for the last ^ rs an aegry controversy has existed upon this ^ a of slarory. The minds of tho people rl South havo been deceived by the artful re- " utiona of demagogues, who havo assured them 11 b people of tho North weru determined to bring vcr of this government to bear upon them for tho u' s of crualitug out this Institution of slavery. I " iu, is there any truth iu this charge? Has the " meut of tho United States, In any single j* ?, by any one aolilary act, Interfered with ! istitutloue of the South? No, not one. l'lio n of tliis government is that tho Slates are hi Igu withiu their proper spliere. Tlio govornment a: L'nited States has no more right to interfere with '' titution of slavery in South Carolina than it has to 11 ro with the peculiar institution of Khuda Island, " benoflts I have enjoyed to day. But, my friends, u the lost summer, when the great political contest * ting throughout tho land, then It Was that design- u I dtebyuost men, tor the pqrposo of accomplishing al wp Seidell sfheneb, nppe*|(sl to the prejudices of 11 ithnrn pooplo, denouncing those who supported Mr. I!' t as abiililtonlats?us men who would disregard tlio K utlonal rights of tlit* South Hint u.uisceud the pow[he government.' Excited by menus of those inujul. d ipaa's. they were ready t? lakoarnia to prevent r sign ration pi I'n^ul^ut win in 3 ptaJOVlty of " >V>le Uuil declarvn#to be the man of tbeir choico. ' buds, I havo known the President loug aud a It bus boon tny turtuno to be sch-?tad as one of 0 islllutlvipil atvborn. I bavo bait ilia bouor of a sbnnoctrd with this administration since its com- '? metit , and I tell you to night that you cannot 8 South (aroliuu a man more auxiouH, religiously s tupulotudy, to observe all the features of thecunsti relating to slavery than Abraham Lincoln, li.ul >ple of the South been willing to wait and see who- I j would regard that oath which. In tbo presenco of tumbled uution, ho bad taken, they would havo [bat no administration ever organized lu thin cuttnmid havo tnoro conscientiously rnganlnd and pro. the rights of the South than'this administration nave bono, i know that I S|>oak the euutiincuts of ild-nlabfl advisers?of those who have conhi* aoinlhlitrV.i'H t,,r"0 P''?P|0,' hnwover, ot willing to wait ubtfl tbU te?> eoiitd be applied; n sooner was this I'i8!ldetit ihillgilTWwa , n "1M of war was sounded through every SiobtheiUBtBw, I armed strength of tho poopjn w-m summoned to if iwn lb* aduiinistiatioa?to uuderthiue tbo founds* a ' the government, and to en sh In riltp this fatr if republican inatituiioiis. What, 1 ask joil, could ?' uiuistratiou bavu itoneV Olio alter anotliur of ihe a f the United States had been taken; one after t| r had (tie possessiona of the government been Slate after slate had reuoubcM its allegiance to al &ral Union; in State after State thd glorious Hag of w ion bud been trampled in thu duat, and to its place r) n lifted the emblem of the pirate and the traitor, rus the duty ol llio adminlsli alien in this euier- rbhould we Bland by and see one after snolher 81 ars of our great fabric disrupted &ud broken, or -pi we nppeal to tho patriotism of the American to sustain tho institutions of their fathers ? If ri toln had not pursued the course which he has, it ic not have been unworthy of the confidence that jr u so generously placed iu him? He has adopted irsu. and he has uppealed to you, the people of the , A to rally around the standard of our country and to u lie world that republicanism still lives upon this at. My friends, wo make no war upon Southern ions. VTe rer.oanisa tho rleht or Somh ikmimi " >rgia to hold alavoe If they dcslro them. But, my tl , we ap|>eal to you to uphold the great banner of w rkain country, and to leave the people of that conn- b< atlle those domestic matter* according to their tl loico ami the exigencies which the limes may w ? fi my friends, with all those sacrifices yon liar# net (1 v euough. Your country demands from you more pi ee. With overwhelming force the enemy is upon w rbups while 1 am speaking he Is Ihuutlering at the hi f your capital. If they gain possession of that, is rink they will destroy your nationality. I trust si i io<ic men of Rhode Island are not satisfied with an rla they have made. Requisitions have been re- w from the War I department for more troops. Ixst \1 e ready, ir they could start this very haur they a< not be one hour too soon, for I tell you your r requires them at this very moment. * ' * tk n England rally promptly and earnestly, and 1 tell 1 s< iclllon will bo crushed to tho oarth, and the Stars di rpos will ho raised oyer a united country. Then at II have peace. Peace will aprsad her benign ia- M over this land and happinosa bo restored, business ci I Slid the blessings of a free gorerumeut enjoyed. tl ot invoke you to engage in this war as a war tl slavery. Wt are warring for a different pria But thert is an old adage brought down le us It io ancients, "That whom the gods would destroy, j? iubt Urst madden." They are afflicted by that ai is whldh for their wickedness Hod's providence ci ughl upon them. And that will do mors U? crush is Institution of slavery than would liave boon donn d< peaceful administration of tb* government in ten lu es. If that should bs the consequence, I have no Iff i shed. To the future and to Providence I leave les of this great question. It is not the province ovcmmcDt of tho United States to enter into a di i against Ihs institution of slavery. I would pro- m x> the people of all the stated of this Union the w 0 manage their institutions in their own way. ot that my fellow citizens will recognise that as one h< i-ntal principle upon which we commenced this w IiCt ua not give our opponents any reason to u| in of us in this res|>ect. lei us not bring to bear m icm tho jiowor of despotism, but the power of the ri of a republican government, where the people rc bet us bring it to bear upon them so that tho to 1 shall receive such condign punishment as all the may see the fate which a free people visits la raitors. No spectacle would afford us so much bi Hon as to see dangling from the gallows the bodies iff rsoii Dnvls and John H. Kloyd, Ileury A. Wise and w so men who have Involved this country In the li it affliction which can overtake any people. Why of at we I ave been compelled io send to Europe for ju while the rebels meet us with arms the best the ^ can supplyf The traitor, John R. Floyd, during time be was In the Cabinet, while you were re- of in confidence that the government would be airly lii ntereri, was robbing yon ot your portion iff1 the it arms, and sending litem to the traitors. Jeff. w while a member of the Senate of the United lb making the laws for the people of Rhode Island, ai nvaraing the rolls ot the army, designated the men tl pro to brad the armlro of the rebellion. Men of K Island, put on yiur armor and rush to the capital

ad It. It la this hour in danger, menaced by an wei iuf force, l'rompt as you may be, yon may be H e; you have not a moment to lose. If you love C auniry and tho institutions under which you have it red and Ihe liberty which has made yon ths adml- ft of the worhl,'corn* forward at thia uioiueut and tl rESDAY, AUGUST M, 1861. how your devotion to it by Making aaoriScea nocssMry option i ? Maintain it. within Ballard NEW8 FROM THE REBEL STATES. 32ft . . t?' uerM OUB LOUISVTJ.LE OOBRESPONDEWOE. Locarriixa, Ey., August IB, 1681. hasao't tlttiary Movemnti in Eaet Ttemetue?The Deeigne if the persecu Rebel Omeral Pillow Upon Cairo?The NnUralitf Policy pr^^ <ff Kenluoky?Bridye Burned by the Rebel*?Removal of tuoky, i Arm*? The Peace Movement of the ReUlo?Amval qf the aoa John C. Breckinridge in Lexington, dc. 9uiop\ The late movement* of the Tennessee Military author!, ofproit ea hare fcoea exceedingly puzzling to our citizens. Not quencei >ot?ot with the aurrelllauce established here by the ^ tJ ivornment, the Independent Stato of Tennessee has the cot ilablished a blockade of tlisir "ports," and nothing If oMirers lowed to leave or enter that "vast Commonwealth." It exactly what our people have beon endeavoring In vala they it i accomplish. Now Governor Harris, by a word or two, suit thi tecutes It, and a strict blockado is the consequoncei opping money, food and munitions of war from (Missing k uirsi.' miur way. w uai una wovl-uioih nu'aim 110 oho can mil, ana ,L ut for other suspicious circumstance)* attending it would t ttto only satisfaction. But the sudden retreat of Pitiw from New Madrid, which retreat is pretty weM con The I rrnod here, tbo "opening of tho hall in East Tennessee," i you will perceivo by tho enclosed arhote, and the ion fyju icelpt of innumoralilo despatches from Tennessee to day mo ushville merchants here, saying only to thorn to cannon ' ' menio i iiur homo without making further purchases, andfioti- jt jea ^ing them a movement is on foot which it in iuipoeelhle East Tei > divulge st tiiis time, create a slight suspicion In Uis llnds of mutiy that Pillow intends reaching Cairo via the AUil Kentucky route. It may be that Teuuessee has aimply dojrmmed to break off at once all trade and travel between [Prom tie two Stales, but the movement may have more in it Can is portended. The raising of Union troojie ia Ken- Th?r? ucky and tlieir encampment on Kentucky suil ofl'endrt the t*ry c'( ulcus eye of Governor Harris, and it is understood that wcsteri ehaa written to Uoverdor Maffoitin that be will consider "iat hi uy enlistment of kcntuckions into the United Stales P'lur sl ervice as a viututiou of tho neutrality policy of Ken- t'10 m'' ucky. Virgitiii IW'Sides, the coteraporary movements of the rebel* in l" uud< his vicinity are not calculated to lull tlie suspicions of Govern ho Uiuou meu. They have lately burnod a bridge on the pasture Oviugtou uud fexlnguui Railroad, and the party loudly advao? ejoicos over tlio lout of tbo midnight burners, proclaim electric ig that it should havo beeu destroyed witli all the others claimed n the road long ago. It was done ostensibly for the pur- Virgi use of preventing the transportation of "Lincoln guns" It was | > Garrard and oilier interior counties. thing b 'l'ho rebeis here liuvo been moving contraband through ,ri] lioStato under heavy guards of cavalry, and have op- til the I ?se<l the agents of tlvo government with arms. lust driven igbt, about miduigbt, 100 stand of State arms were ex-Govt tkeu from the armory and rtstuoved to tho warehouse w' f a prominent secessionist and an officer of the Stele, n onfederate army. Those movements have not ullayod Rll't of le suspicions of the Union men, but they have us yet should l ikeu uo step to oppose any scheme. looted r 11 is auutlier observable circuiiuilauco that this move- of thci lent on tho port of Tennessee m niado ut tho moment 10 uo|d lion most of thu available forco of Indiana, Ohio and bridge, liuoir has becu ruu iulo Missouri. Any wall informed structu *-ossioulst In this city con inform you bow muny regi ' "Aid lonis, the number 01 men iu each, by whom officered, almost ud all other important particulars, havo been removed upon I <>m those States to Missouri in tlio lust two daya, and parent hat reserve m h it at the capitals of the throe Stales. ry eai>a Tlio ptifwrs of this morning eontaln an advertisement 'hat hii illlng for a peace mooting *of the people of Louisville, been itliout reference to past party distinction, who are iu fa and t or of peace." All Christian and rational men who are for Brown, Dace aro requested to "rally us fearless leaders iu the -small I rent peace movement, and save the country from the ?r d'trl irther horrors of civil war." federati The affair Is fathered by the Brockinridgo domorroey. into thi ho advertisement was written and paid for by E. 8. colnites rortbington, prominent as a secessionist, and of the mea- places ? >r kind, ueilher open nor foarless as one, but skulking pect thi id timid The meeting is not calculated to prove sue- finance saful. In reference to this subject, the Journal of this ostablis orning is very bitter and very firm for the Union. qualiflei verybody here Is for peace, but as the Journal says;? This i Any muu of common sense can soo that this is a move- which f lent of tho onemy, who wants no peace but at the ex- diploma nao of all loyalty to the constitution of the United berless Aloe. It is the plainest duty that we can see for the all 1( ery man to stand by the constitution and laws. Mr. Too 'hat have we else to stand by t Shallow triotic tetoric about peace cannot push sensible men thoroug om their principles. They are for [leace, but not for a ont. oul irreuderof all the great American principles of their and the ithcrs, which Jeff. Itavis & Co. are attempting to destroy hope th Iterly. They would ralher not forgutsome sentence* of son, or le-Farewell Address of Washington,'around whose tomb? have be h shall wo think of It!?the sound of the cannon of the re- tance U i-IIkju, commenced at Charleston, bus shaken his bones. f husc mun who talk about peace, gentle peace, and white iigs, want us to forget our duty to the supremacy of the lws of lite United Slates, and forget that Kentucky has There ny ptaco in history, and makes i.s cats' paws to putt out rumors is chestnuts for South Carolina k Co., when they desired and thi ich sport, and ordered us to come and puil. Our Union We see ion are not so weak as to be carried away by such white Claeksn iwsense. It Is our duty when (he government has taken earnest stand under the constitution, as Congress bus just done, od thru i stand by tlio government und support the constitution likely tl ad the laws of tho Unitod Stales, wfintever private no- He has ons aay of us may cutorlain as to expediency. If our Tliough jveriiment is at war, we must not threw obstructions in ootlisioi ? way and weaken its arms." ments | John U, llrccknridge arrived in loyal l<cxington yester- *' a J. His reception was not of a very enthusiastic chaDeter, l'be military turned out to the number of thirtyno, as oounled by an eye witness, my lulonmml; and he crowd of citizens, composed of negroes and children, IO?WI mounted to lully one hundred sonla. The honorable John, At?n> Ot liking his reception, betook himself to an omnibus, Northe ml shading his handsome features by lowering the frout Combe f his beaver, ho passed unknown and unhouored by the Elizabe bouts of tho multitude to his own dwelling by a back point (< treet or alley. rally 1 where Lonisviu.ii, Ky., August 17,1861. Samuel he Military Project to Rescue Kant lennessee?RoUmy of |'^^u (he Kentucky State Arterial?Highway Robhcry of Aiiinu. from i Evjiress Agent?Eleven Thousand Dollars 1 alien from from 0 Him?Persecution of Union Men in Smithern Kentucky? \vdlhM A Rebel Cavalry Company Insulting Citisrns in Bowling (,oi>u p( Green?Artillery for the Kentucky Union Iroojjs, <tc., dec. and pi; Tho Fast ivjnessee project still puzzles the Unionists frjen' / ot iu the secret, and 80r?'y distresses the suspecting dis- tectj?? nionisU. The Courier (it mbfRinjf finds a grand and poi tare's nest in your Lpuhville correspGEi^co Cf Ui0?11; [halite Rd proclaims that "beyond any question the leaders ?jUon] rth^'-lgco'n party in thls^tato intend, and havo all river b long intoiu??** 1? furnish arms, and, if necessary, men, to counly la so called Unloif pari/' of Last Tennessee. Such,''it vaul'" [firms, "has been their opfnJv avowed pur|>oso; and RUMC ith this view arms and munition^ of war have been libc illy furnished them by tbe Lincoln government, milita. i encampments have been established, and troops, it is Havi rid, have been mustered jpto tho United States service, tion c,j ho command of the expedition is to bo assigned to (lone- penuit d Robert Anderson, whom the telegraph reports as say- Serious ig that the "Union men of Kentucky wero earnestly call- tress 1 ig upon him to lead thorn." 'Immediately after tho possibli ugust election" was the time fixed upon for the inaugu- the off' it ion of the movement. force Is It subsequently adds, however, that, "it may bo that was thi ? _ .,. . .. ' . ,, theapp i "'' ?? ?? i?io??u, ?uu mat, nicer iui, ncnt do 10 an t military preparations to rosette East Tennessee There 411 Ims abandoned. ltut the abandonment is intended to JFegenl a merely .temporary. It is understood that the I?gisla- thousal ire, whiidi a* largely Union, at Its approaching session Genera III ondcavoi*$o discover some pretext to initiato hosttfi- thooFSt eg with Tnnne.fwe; and, in tho meantime, the fltate world f uard will be diaU'nded and dtermed, and their arms tho lam laced In the hantv' (lf unconditional ?nton men, and News,! hen it is thought tha^ Southern rights men are 'bound doubtle and aud fbol,' then, aim IKd until tlieu, a hostile un?ve- war be) iuut will bo made against Teuuseaee. Until that time liia pow tail arrive, tho Union rant of floHtlicaatrrn Kentiinky they eri iust curb their worllko and ,nty'?t'ent spirits, and frams but a fe hatevor excuse they eat to satv'ff tba authorities at out to s 'asbingum for their failure to curry out the plans of the and oft ministration." main In The Comritr has not mtwwd the mark tir. f understand lire llrsl lat the war council at Hryauievtlle, conajsl-ing of NeU ailvanci m, Braunbeth and Garard Mavis, havo for tffo present dor drli rforrcd active operations But their previous actio* has News, a rakencd the reboia in East Tenuesseo, and the oflhot whclmii malar has unfortunately Poen to (irodiicoonly a purse- daring, itinn of the Union meu of that section. The result of ' af hi ka persecutions of General Zoilicoflfer haa been to force ly prt te southwestern East Tennesseaim into a quasi aubmis- next on; but tho Nurthoaatorn mountaineers aro vlotout and fortress rrbulenL Tlirea companies of East Tenm-sncaus have retreatii mod i ha camp at Itryonwville, and a Captain Thornburg their gu id cuiapuny,attempting to da so, wera atuuked by a federal i ivalry comiany, thatliptain shot, and several of his likely tl an killed?about llfty oaraping inrf) Kentucky. It la nn- feeble di irstnod hero that tiie TYnuessee Unionists are coming truopa n to Kentucky in hundreds, aud joining the force under is belief out. N'dson. to belief KoniiKKT cm ma astrmxr wtatw sttsnrrst. formatic H haa suddenly been discovered that ten or twelya near Nc iy? since the Kentucky Stato Arsenal was robbed of a tho |uir[ juiber of small arms aud one piece of artillery. It gruder I cms that a little alter midnight on the night in quoation and ia, I ght men passed over the railroad bridge with a six and ever >rso wagon, with a cannon and carriage attached to tho portunt i agon. The wagon was heavily laden, and aridefwaa traordin am each horse. The party came from tbo Slate arse- natural < tl down Main street, passing over; the river anil by the groat ev ver piko. As they crossed the bridge one of the party head Ma marked,"Now boys, we are safe; we must get to the in Mexlr p oi the hill before daylight." not of al The cannon and carriage U worth one thousand dotrs. We do not know tho contents of the large wagon, THE ] it fear that it was tilled with arms or munitions [ war. It is a matter of vital Importance that the For so hole affair be ferreted out and made plain to the public. burg, of our arsenal has been robbed of public property, no ganizing Re ts should be spared to bring the perpetrators to aiding tl slice. being co in* high war RomntwT or adahs' imss. march f On loal Tuesday Colonel Wilcox, who la the commandant there be! one of the camps near the northern Tennessee State section t ue, made a desci nt un the Adams' express and robbed damnabl ? messenger of $11,000, with the transportation of Virginia hich he hied been intrusted, 'ihore is little doubt that of their io scixure was made by the orders of "King Harris," Walker, id in doing which he (the King) is only carrying out despatch to sometime since expressed intention of blockading tho of cava! onlucky railroads eulering Tennassee. and if | rsRsn iTio.v is mu thaf.v K*iw?'f*t. contact They have a vigilance committee tn Kentucky, a* arbi- eighty I ary and ahsolu.o In Us power and discretion as that of wera l:arle*lon, 8. C. Its headquarters are in Paducab, but pisteh, t powers sxtcml over tbe enllro First district. There are A Barren els occurring daily tn that part of the flute which ahnw waa mad tal a geuei a. persecution of Vuioti uaeu ia xotag on at the Hcreral of tbose men who fhrin the vigilance committee- lbs the last low days a. li. numpbrry, of Hclburn, ami I oauDty, bia oeuain, Saneon Humphrey, and wort H. Summers have beon compelled to leave with plkei mHlea. The latter, after placing his family la aafe- eadd hof tbe Tennessee river, returned with bis two I-leu ilermlned to protect and defend his property and Tkor of whteb be ewna about thirty. Tbe result to htm waa yet transpired On tbo subject of those general eerv lions In Southwestern Kentucky tbe Journal of let G orning aayi:?"The action or tbeeo men Isaro- hew . a altame to civilisation. It Is a disgrace to Ken- ever lo the United Slates and to tbe age. If tbe courts ol tain rcbical section cannot or wll ant aflbrd protection take alliens, end If the Legislature and Governor of tbe lied, rove recreant or powerless, then the solemn duty OspS ctlon will devolve elsewhere, and, be the conae- hors i what tbey may, U must be performed." anlei A KENTUCKY KKBKL UTiUT CUkrANT. TtllS is lSlb lust, an ergaaited cavalry company, under rebe nmand of Capt. Overton, numbering eighty-one sgali and privates, marched into Bowling Oreen, Ky., comi 1 the pride, pomp aad cirouuistance of aeoeeaton vern I. Tbe "slant and bare" floated above them, and visit ilng armed with pistols, took every occasion tola- hiss i omen* of Bowling Hretm. On entering the pub- feelii re tbe company shouted for Davis and cheered for been them Confederacy. This company wag ralaed by plact 'sippian in Hardis and Heade counties, the com- then nine same day for uamp lioone, after capturing tiotu lure flag from a mmiaturofpatriot, about twelve Id, who vim bearing it to the street. 1 artillery t(* tub kxntl'cxy union troops. Courier bu reliable Informal ion that there is an tm- W train of cars at Falmouth, Ky., awaiting the re- atitu clwu of the bridge on the Lexington and Coving- sold lroad,that wospartMly destroyed by Qro Thurs- loth rnlng. This train contains a battery of sic rifled beoi , with appurtenances, and it is understood that itn- alclu nuniltous uf war are aboard of this tram. grat rna that they are designed for Healcios county and from nuessoe. Tt cleai IRE OP HENRY A. WISE IN WESTERN adai VIRGINIA. ?easl the Richmond correspondence of tbe Memphis Appeal, August 15.] of tt i bae been a good deal of discussion here in mill- T? clos, and otbcr circles, about Cbe operations In the tiooi i part of the Stale, uniler General Henry A. Wise, "f i i should have fallen buck as Car as the White But- fad' irings orentos surprise and dissatisfaction. Clearly dcgr isiun of this officer to tbe disaffected portion of abut a bus been a failure. I say tbis with no disposition !>'?? Drvaluo the services or tbe talents of the ex- and or. Great expectations wore aroused by bis de- be fi His legion was to be called into' being as be ft sd by the magical inileury of his name and Uie ho*l inspiration of his personal qualities. His friend* 1DIS I for him a popularity with all classes of tbe people facti mia beyond that of any man in the Commonwealth ever irodleu-d aud believed that be would carry every- deal 'fore him from the Alleghany Mountains to the desq ror, and that he would take no step backward un- wu" iast supixirtcr of the Unenln government had bee n Fiatr from tbe borders of tbo Old Dominion. Of the be d Tnor's lofty courage, enthusiasm for Independence , W ioIo smiled dovotion to the cause of bis native an<l io doubt coulil ho entertained. But murk tbe re his expedition. Instead of tbe thousands that JO Bock to bis standard, he with great dildculty colneu enough to orguuize into a brigade, and many is have now deserted bim. Without tbo ability Cburicston ou the Kanawha, he fell back to Gauly vv which in turn he abundoned, after burning the vjev, re; and from thia point to l^wisburg bis retr'at wra to nave neon attended oy as mucn courusioa Co as if tho enemy, under Uox, had been close jt Wl lie rear. The truth lias been made ap- wpd that Honry A. Wise baa nut the mllila- WM)n city for a general, and, indeed, when we consider 0Ji.K I acquaintance with military u(lairs iiaa hitherto 0bta confined to the militia musters of Accomac, A; ho Uttlo episode of the execution of John (0?s we may not wonder that be should have knowledge of what is demanded of a general jt sion in timos of active hostilities. The Con- |n|e, > governmont, it is to be foared, is likely to fall ^tnt. s same blunder, which has already cost the Lin so dear?that of appointing civilians to high froir >T command. It would lie Just as reasonable to ex it a man who had never acquainted himself with cau9 should manage the concerns of a large banking p?ft hrnent with success as Dial a politician should be \v J to direct Lbe movements of an army. plaj, same false system of appointment to office It was gotu ;ave to England so many " judges without law and fr<>ir itists without French," anu which led to the nuni- arru disasters of the earlier portion of live war between me)| is and Russia in the Crimea. If General wiso, or mbs,or tho Hon. Howell Oobb, like your own pabishop of the Episcopal church, had received a w h military education, their cases might be dlfferl as tt is, recognizing folly their statesmanship p0 value of their counsels in the cabinet, we cannot jBRt at they will do much better than Banks, or Patter- fj Butler, nor forbear the regret .that they should ?C rn transferred to positions of such great itnpor> the safety of the new republic. nerv rHE AKMY OF THE NORTHWEST. !?? [Erom the Richmond Despatch, August 12.) forI > is hardly a probability of truth In any of the wm touching engagements an yet between our forces 77 ^se under General Kogoncrans in the Northwest. ,,ort, by late Northern papers that tho General was at org, In Harrison county. Ho had been appealing ),ly ly for reinforcements to make up for the disband- opp^ e months' men who bad returned home. It Is not hat he has loft his men very far down in Virginia, more probably retreated to Pbillippl or Grafton, we put no faith in tho rumors already received of ns, it Is likely that there are aome active movefuing on that wffl soon bring on some lighting or T* ''routing ; and this time wo are salislled that, if pl!ni k , it will not be on our side. l,l<Kl . greg CUMBERLAND GAP. lKW(1 Mftioatlnn to the Knoxvilie Register, August 13.] , " 1 iiaa been saul about Lincoln sending an army of rn troops through Kentucky to this gap of the rlnnd Mountain, uud to invade East Tennessee, thlou, in Carter county, seems to he tho radiating T1 ir ro much rumor. TI10 cause of this is not gc no- slen :ncwn, except In the Vicinity of Ellzabethlon, peri it has boon kept secret until recently. There Is a pro' I Ufi?r. pornaps u graduate at Princeton, and in itcd States Nftvy for mime time past, is now be- *hal from statements of his own party .uuderauthorlty P"'" uincoln, concentrating a heavy column of troops ?"p liio and Illinois, with as many Union men frOtot 'nfi ky as he can influence to Join his standard, and ooui n anil James, his brothers, of Khaabothton, have ?ani assing the Cumberland Mount*m at different times rt*1' ices, to ascertain the safest and easiest route to eeta feist Tennessee, aud also to encourage their Union i to hold on a little longer and they shall have pro 1 . Willi.uu fthd .Tames Tarter ?i? now both absent, eh a rliaps loading the Lmcolnites through Kentucky faul Cumberland Cap, or some other pans. Now Is the C011 Ijirn^are aH bring them back. If tVy rear oppo- lhtil n the gl*4 They may choose to pass up the Sandy of ( ctween ViiKhJit and Kentucky, and entor llusset win , in Virginia, attU thtpugh Moccasin UaptntoSulll- infa mty, Tennessee. . and v the )R8 OF A PROJECTED ATTACK ON FORTRESS MONROE^ Richmond correspondent of the Ctiar.'eaton i/ereury, * [under date of August 0, says:? ttrr ug taken something of the contagion for specula- arm wthe future amidst this dearth of news, fill you ?gei us to follow in the current, and 'speculate also, No the premise that I have some data togn ui"0P? post ly, then, what would you say to capturing For- var donroe, to begin wilb? It Is not considered ira- <ruE e, and I understand, from pretty good authority, otnf ;m plated. Before this week ends It Is probable nest rt will be made. It is known tbat the federal and i small thereat present. A largo portion of what Whi ere was withdrawn and sent to Washington, under valu irehouaiou that the federal capital was in imini- havi mgor of being taken after the battle of Manassas. Uie are but two small war vessels near at vcrj ;. There are not more than four or five oner Id federal troops at Newport News, If as many, can I Magrudor has some eighteen to twenty mod id men, than whom there Is none bettor In the or such a dangerous enterprise. The fortress, on Tl I side, which is approached by the wav of Newport ordc a thn <.-/.nL.nA> n.'.t At it < KiMi.sK lhal la elrAww ?U.. 88, and has been grratfj' 8trengtbened since the the i tan. But it is not impregnate)*, lfMagruder, with gem erful fbrce, drives the enemy front Newport News, iug. il retreat or run toward! the for trees, which ia that iw miles distant. If the forces in the fortress come ahor upport their friends, Magrudor has men enough, of it ho right sort, to signally defeat them. If thCf re- has i their stronghold, and use their guns, rhoy most lion [ upon their own troops, which will be fleeing In Una, s of ours. Ths first question is, then, cud fclugru- tlty re them fresn their entrenchments at Newport uid pursue them to Fortress Monroe! His ovortig numbers, the high character he bears for n brillrast achievements, asd the dauntless bravery |8 be s men, would make success high- will 1 )hable. That being tuxompitshod, ths wbol (piestion is, can hs enter the Her f If the enemy should come out to succor their com! ag friends he would defeat them. If they use casta ns, without coming onl, they would destroy the block troops seeking their protection. In any case it Is tonni icy would bt seized with a panic and make but a any I 'fence The contrary may happen,ami onr brass jQg a my meet witb a more desperate resistance than bops ed. Whatever may be the result, I havs reason a*en| a that tlie attempt will bo made. I have the In>n from ahigbly uredibls source?a party stationed , srport News, under Magrnder, who returns for <>se of participating in the attack. General Mn- _ iae been making preparations for some time past, ' understand, well prepared with scaling ladders J? . y appliance for the undertaking. Such an Im- T* movement, if surcossfnl, will have the most ex- oep?' sry results at home and abroad. It would be the regin sorollary of the battle of Manassas, than which meo' cut it would bo scarcely less important. Bank- T*^V gruder has done glorious dcedB at Great Bethel, A" o, and elscwbero, but this would he tbs crowning ' week BALL OPENED IN EAST TENNES8EB. From the Kuoxville Register, August 12.] ' ,,ri" me time It baa been known that ('apt. ThornUnion county, a strong Lincolnite, has been ora military company for the avowed purpose of io subjugation of the Booth. The arrangements JTv mpletn, on Friday last, they took up the line of |"L; or Kentucky, to unite with the Lincoln forces J*.,*" ing organized, and to return to their own native J?" o re enact upon the soli of Fast Tennessee the ~. e deeds that has marked thelreourse In Missouri, ~z and Ma<y land. Fortunately, however, a rsport movements reached the ears of Lieut. Cot F. M. jj in command at Cumberland Gap. Forthwith be _ led the gallant Chpt. H. M. Ashby, with a portion ry under bis command, to intercept the passage aussible to arrest the ring leader. Tbey came In with Capt. Thornburg and his traitor band of nen, near Roger's Gap in Scott couuty. They The armed with John Ilrowa pikca and chase bowle knives and some few riflee. alely der wan demanded. It was refused, and a charge twog io upon them, which put the whole party to flight, pound shots were fixed, one of which look effect In and si * \ neck of Captain Thornburg, checked bis lecomottsa forced him to surrender. tSome seven or eight othura i captured, heebie* fourteen horses, twenty novum I, sererel large knives, pistols, rides,satchels and lee- hi fact It was a miniature atthir. leaant Gibbs was the hero of tne battle. Oapluhi sburg bad a valuable horse, which Lleutonunt Olbba , anxious to purchase when he entered the confederate ice. Thornburg asked HOQ for him, but refused to ibbs bay* him at any price. The Lieutenant told him ould yet have the pleasure of riding him; that when- . Thornburg attempted to croea the Cumberland moun- ! on his hellish mission he would capture him aud bis horse. What he told him in Jest has been roalLieutenant Gibbs made a gallant charge upon the sin, took him prisoner, and now paradea on his fine e. This is but the beginning in Rust Tennessee, and w better counsels prevail, no man dsn tell the ond. man Thornburg Is represented as one ef the leading f llious spirits in this section. He was found In arms agt the government to which he owns allegiance; ha mtled treason against the Slato and Confederate gement, and the full penalty of his crime should ha ed upon him. There is no excuse or justification far cts. Towards his deluded followers we have dilferent ags. They "know not what they do." Tjhi y have . misled and deceived, and are the vietliBH of aata)d conlldence. The truth turn been a seated bock t* i, and their mlnda poisoned with falsi) represents* i. HE REBEL HOSPITAL AT PEN3AC0LA. fFrom thfl I'tnur/llk nhanpvuP A noiiat U 1 s bad tbe pleasure, a few days ago, of visiting thm tatlon, located In this city, for tbe reception of tbe eiek ,ery of the Confederate States ami jr. While we feel to praise everything that coatee along, we feel it t* ur sincere duty to compliment the managera and phjrna of tbia boepital In the highest terms, and to ovulate tboee who are unfortunately lakon siok whde i borne, at being received Into thH hoepital. te building is large and well ventilated; it ia kept M > and neat as a parlor; the situation moat esoellentlf >ted and auited for tbe pnrpoee, and last, though net I, by any meane, the attendants arc faithful, kind and Jtive, using their efforts at ail hours for tbo alleviattoa ie aglteted soldier.. i the parents and friends of the soldiers atari bore, we would say, that while tbe absenoa % loved una caaaea aadncM and sorrow, the itics adbrded at tbia baspital should in a i eat oe give you comfort, and assure you that if your mm ild get sick he will receive all the attention that be ibly can want, and be under tbe treatment of skilful scientific nudlta) gentlemen, whose whole study wlB f their-relief and restoration to health, lis notice is altogether unsolicited, but we visited the >ital to person, and having aomo kaowlodgo of the twites necessary to make a good hospital, we speak i when we say that we have uever beeu lu one whore ything was so thoroughly arranged?so aval and i, and so well adapted to the purpose for which it was toed?uo comfort is left out. In fact, nothing is ted that the skill of distinguished medical meu or the lot ism of our people could furnish. What more ootdd one for the sick soldier? s shall soon visit tho Indies' Hospital ia this plaoe, | shall have something to say about it. THE COTTON-PLANTERS OP SOUTH l/aivulim a. ie Charleston Courier contains the follow ing commalinn?. o, the undersigned, cotton factors of Charleston, ha r of the existing blockade, beg to present to the plan el" this State the following considerations:? tton, If sent to the seaports, could not De exported; ould, tbereforo, accumulate in the stores and on tbo rves; for this the waul of accommodation would 1m felt, increasing the ordinary risks of danger (rose sure to robbery and of Ore, and insurance would be ined with difficulty and at high rates, i accumulation of produce in our ports would be t itnnt temptation to our enemies to attack and gain essK>n of it, and could be of no benefit to oursetvtw. has boon suggested that foreign governments might rest themselves sufficiently to induce the United B8 government to relieve the blockade nt one' of Mm hern ports ouly,so as to permit tlio export of cotton i that port. We know that the plant rs of tho Conrate states have patriotism and love of the common e too near at heart to permit their cotton to be oxod under such e, therefore, recommend to our friends, the cotton teraofthis and other Stales, to send none of their >n to market until the blockade is expressly removed i all the ports of the Confederate States; but to make ngemeuts to store it carofully and properly-' wwder r own sheds and gin bouses. THE REBEL CONGRESS, lo Charleston Mercury has the following)? Kichmond, August 10, IMt, ogress will certainly adjourn ou Monday, the 1Mb , to meet again in November. ie question of placing an embargo on cotton, tOfcWMb is Baid to be now under discussion in CongrMt H* sure is likely to be defeated, owing lo the want of e. It is fwired tliut England, France and Spain might k it impolitic in the Confederate States not to allow aw ngeinont between the United States and themselves probably not prohibit the exportation of these articles. ia question of laying discriminating (Inline upon iros brought .South from Northern ports, for the purpnes icouragiug direct trade with Europe, will also, pro babe decided negatively. The government is said to bs isod to both these measures. MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS. CONPKDF.HATK TREASURY DEPARTMENT. [From the Kichmond Enquirer.] ia Treasury Department Is already in receipt of vnlit:>us returns from almost evury part of the South, ging cotton, rice, tobacco, grain nnd money; and theag;ateof these subscriptions cannot now iall short of from oty to thirty millions of dollars, and will, doubtless, welled to fifty of even onn hundred millions, when at lists are brought in and the canvass Is fully completed. THE RKBKI. STATUS 3lTKfe.UK COURT. [From tho Kiclim >nd Examiner, August 10.] do States Supremo Court will hold no sosuntil it shall be organized under the provisions of ths iiauenl constitution. Under the cousiituliou of Uis nslonal government it wus provided that the Supreme rt shall bo constituted of all tho district Judges, and 11 sit at auch times and places as Congress shall ap11? Under the pcrmancul constitution, however, ths romo Court has not been established, during tho existhiatus In our judiciary system the clerks of district rts are empowered te issue writs of Ofror, with the i? rorce and as if issued nut of t^p$d?rj{ua. CbttCii ""i? iruable on the second Monjlgv^r its lirst term alter 1U iblishment. THK ItKBkt, HAMPTON LKOTON. be Rlcbmoml Snquirer says?It bus been decided te nge lb? formatlou of the Hampton Legion. The tatty battalion is to be increased to a regiment of tee ipanles, the cavalry will comprise five companies, and re Vll| be an j^creige of field pieces in their company lying Au-y-f With these numbers Col. Hampton lie doubtInVs rai>d to the rank or Itrigadior snd the otry regiment will hav** * Colonel, L.octcuant Colonel Major The onicera of cavalry IBS'1 artillery will be same as formerly. MANUFACTORY OF ARMS FOB THJt RKSBLg. (From the Asheville (N. C.) News,] he government of the Confederate States having denlndd to establish at this place a manufactory of firsis, Colotc' R. W I'ulllam has been acenrod as Use ut of the g&yernmont to superintend the entire work, better selection could have been made, as few men less his rare bosffieM qufijilif*?energy, sagacity and led experience. Colonel Pulllam.ln obedience to the it reposed In him, and in harmony with bit own patri# .Impulses, is throwing his whole soul into the busli. Ho has already secured the valuable seals tone* co-Opcration of E. Clayton, Esq., and Dr. Goorgo W. tson bt*U> practical mechanics and energetic and table men. Mr. Claytoc's extensive machine works ? already been put under the needful alterations tor new business, ant? the whole wi" he in operation in a r few days, altering eld guns and turning out new i. Wa would remind tin public that iPotr old 6un* now be speedily converted into new itfMj ern improvements. POWDER AND LEAD IN NOimt CAROLINA, le ltaloigh Journal states that Governor Olark reoedtif' wed Professor Emmons on an exploring tour with a n to ascertain whether and where a supply of'lead and essential elements of powder, suited to the present nines, could be obtained, and the result la most cheerProfessor Emmons reports that he is fuily satisfied enough of these munitions of war can bo obtained te it all the Yankees end tyrants In the world, in view lis, so satisfactory are the prospects that a company liready commenced, or will soon commence, the erecof a powder mill at a suitable point In North CamGovernor Clark having contracted for a large quanof powder at a fixed price. HULL OF THE MERRIMAO A FLOATING BATTEHT. [From the Memphis Appeal, August 15 ] would seem that the bull of the Norfolk, iug converted Into an iron-cased battery. If so she bo a floating fortress that will be able to defeat the e navy of the United States and bombard UteUk*. great size, strength, powerful engines and speed, lined with the Invulnerability secured by the Wna ig, will make the disporsaj or destruction of the ade fleet an easy task for her. Her immense ige will enable her to carry an armor proof against irojectilo, and she could entertain herself by ibrowornbs iotu Fortress Monroe, even, without risk. We soon to bear that she Is ready to commence her Sing career on the seas. rHE MASSACHUSETTS VOLUNTEER*. rFrom the Boston Traveller, August 19.] > order from the Secretary of War that all regiments parts of regiments shall be immediately sent to ington, has given Increased activity to the military I meats in this State. Massachusetts lias now five j lenta in camp, numbering in all from 3,600 to 4,000 Many of the men are well drilled; others are raw its, Just enlisted. these men can be sent to Washington this week, and of tbem may be forwarded to-morrow. Col. Stone, e Ordnance Department, cam arm 6,000 men thin . One regiment will probably have Enfleld rifles, er thsSpringfield rifled musket, and others the new gfleld muskets. There is an abundance of equlpi, wagons, Ac., for those regiments, and nearly [h horses are In readiness. i muskets brought home by the three months' votoawere many sf them in very bad condition. Some r men are engaged in cleaning them, at a cost of ps fifty cents to each musket. These will be given i new regiments. Some of ths regiments in camp already been armed, and others will be to-morrow, i Twenty-first regiment, at Worcester, has about 76? and 100 recruits from the vicinity of Pitlxfield oln to-morrow morning. Probably this regiment e filled by a draft from some other regiment. eruor Andrew was at Newport this mornit^, but xpecicd to return at noon. PURCHASE OF THE R. B. FORBES. propeller R. R. Forbes, of Boston, has been peril by the government, and will be sent off irameill. to join the blockading squadron. She will carry tins weighing 6,TOO pounds each, and one twaotyler rifled cannon. There ia but little to do to tar, ia will be ready (br sea In three or four day*.

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