Newspaper of The New York Herald, November 2, 1861, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated November 2, 1861 Page 1
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THE NEW YORK HERALD. ? ?? r ? 1 : - - } 1 - ? ?? . ? - ? ?? . > WHOLE NO. 9184 NEW YORK, SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1861. PRICE TWO CENTS. THE REBELLION. Retirement of Lieut. Gen. Scott from Active Service. SPECIAL SESSION OF THE CABINET. Visit of the President and Cabi net to Gen. Scott's Residence. Personal Acceptance of the General's Resignation by Mr. Lincoln. AN IMPRESSIVE AND AFFECTING SCENE. forthcoming Address of Ckn. Scott to Bis Countrymen. Gen. JJcflellan Appointed to the Con maud of the Armies of the Union. The New Commander's Address to the Army, Ac., Ac., Ac. ?OK SPECIAL WASHINGTON DESPATCHES. Washington, Nov. 1, 1861. UTIREMEXT OF GENERAL SCOTT ? INTKKE3TING COR RESPONDENCE BETWEEN THE GENERAL AND THE BUCKET ARY OK WAR ? GENERAL mV'I-ELLAN AP POINTED TO THE CHIEF COMMAND OF THE AKMY. Gonor?l Scott has retired from the command of the tunny of tho United States to day. The following lotter from General Scott was received by the President on Thursday afternoon : ? IlKADqUARTKKi OF TIIK ARMT, , Wasiuiiuton, Oct. 31, 1801. J The lion. Swox Camkron, Secretary of War: ? Fir ? For more than threa years 1 havo been unable, from a hurt, to mount a horse or to walk more than a few pacos Bt a time, and that with much pain. Othor and new in Brmities ? droisyand vertigo ? admonish mo that rcpojo ?f mind and body, with the appliances of surgery Bad medicine, aro necessary to add a litt'e cnore to a lifo already protracted much bevon l the usual span of man. It is under such circumstances, made dou bly painful by tho unnatural and unjust rebellion now raging in the Southern Stutea of our so lately prosperous Bnd happy Union, that I am compelled to request that my name bo placed on the list of army officers retired from active service. As this request is founded on an absolute right, granted by a recent act of Congress, I am entire !y At liberty to say it is with deep regret that I withdraw myself, in these momentous time? , from thr> orders of a President who has treated me with much distinguished kindness and C wrtesy, whom I know, upon much iwrson ?1 intercourse, to be patriotic, without sectional partiali ties or prejudices, to be highly conscientious in tho per formance Of every duty, and of unrivalled activity and perseverance. And to you, Mr. Secretary, whom I now officially address for tho last time, I l>eg to acknowledge my many obligations for the uniform high considera tion I have received at your hands, and have tho honor to remain, sir, with high respect, your obedient servant, W1NFIELD SCOTT. A special Cabinet Council was convened this morniug at nine o'clock, to take the subject Into consideration It was decided that Gon. Scott's roquest, under the cir cumstances or his advanced age and infirmities, could not be declinod. Gen. McClollan wag thereupon, with tho unanimous agreement of tho Cabinet, notified that tho command of the army would bo devolved upon him. At four o'clock in the afternoon tho Cabinet again waited upon the President, and attended him to the resi. dence of Gen. Scott. Being seated, the President read to the General tho following order: ? On the first day of November, A. I). 1861, upon his own application to tho President of the United states, Brevet Lieutenant General Winfleld Scott is ordered to be placed, and hereby is placod, upon tho list of retired offl. eors of the army of tho United States, without reduction in his current pay, subsistence or a'.lowuuc s. The American people will hoar with sadness and deep emotion that General Scott has withdrawn from tho BCtive control of tho army, while tho President and unanimous Cabinet express the r own and tho nation's sympathy in his personal alhicti >n, and their profound ?enso of the important public rerv.i ? ? rc ndercd by him to his country during liis long and i>ril uit career , among which will cvor be gratefully distinguished his faithfui devotion to tho constitution, the L'ni< n and the flag, when assailed by parricidal rebellion. ABRAHAM LINCOLN. General Scott thereupon rose and addressed tho Presi dent and Cabinet, who had also risen, as follows: ? run- went ? This honor overwhelms mo. It overpays nil services 1 have attempted to render to my country. If I had any claims before, they arc all obliterated by this expression of approval by tlio President, with tho re maining support of his Cabinet. I know tho President ar.d this Cabinet well. I know that tho country has placed its interests In this trying crisis in safe keeping. Their conn sola arc wise, their labirsaro as untiring as they arc loyal, and their courso is the right one. President, you must excuse me. Iam unable to stand longer to give utterance to the feelings of gratitudo which oppr< ss mo. In my rotlroraout I shall offer up my ; prayers to God for this administration and for mycotm- I try. I .-i;a!l pruy f ir it with oonfldonco in itssucce.'s oro,- ' all enemies, and l h it speedily. Tho Prcsldoi. t then to.'k loave of General Scott, giving klm hia hand, and suying be hoped soon to write him a ! private lett r expressive of li.s gratitudo and afleetlon. ? Tlio President nddol:? Gexehal ? You will n.iturally feci solicitude about the ' gentlemen of your stuft , w ho huve renderod you ar.d their c untry su< h faithful service. I havo taken thnj subject into consideration. I understand that they go with y u to New York. 1 .''hail desire tliem at their oirliest con venience, i.ftor their return, to mako their wi.-hes kn iwn to me. I doslro you now, however, to be .it ;1<mI thai, oxcept the unavoidable privation cf your counsel anil ^crrctiry, whieh they have so long | enjoyed, tho provision which will bo made for them 1 will be such iu to render their situation as agreeable horcal ter as it has been heretofore. Faoli member cf tho administration then gave his band to the veteran, and retired in profound silence. Tha following is tho reponse of thefeoretaiy of War to tbe k iter of General Scott:? War Departukkt . Washuwtox, Nov. 1, 1801. Gikerai ? It was my duty to lay before the President your lcttor of ye?terday,?sklng to b) relieved under the rccent act of Congress, In separating from you I cannot refrain from expressing my deep regret that your health, shattered by long service and repeated woi.nds receive] in your country's dofence, should render it necessary for you to retire from your high position at this momentous poriod or your history. Although you are not to remain In actlva service, .yet I hope that whllo I contlmw In charge of tho department over , whieh I now preside, I shall at times bo permitted to ?Vfil rrys^lf of the benefits of your wise OOunrds ?i4 ?age experience, It baa bean my good tortutaa to enjoy a personal acquaintance with you for over thirty years, and the pleasant relatione of that long thna have bean greatly strengthened by ywor cordial and antlro oo operation m all tba great questions which hate occupied the depart ment and con mined the country for the last six montba. In parting from you, I can <snly express the hope that a merciful Providence that haa protected you amid ao many trials will improve your health, and oontinue your life long after tho people of the country ahall have b^an restored to their former happiness and prosperity. 1 Hri, General, vorf sincerely, yot^r friend and servant, SIMON CAMERON, Secretary of War. lieutenant General Winpixu> Scott. Tb? scene at <ho Cabinet meeting to-day waa very affecting, on tbo occasion of the reading of the cor. res|>ondonco between Secretary Cameron and General Scott. The latter wept whon the President read to hiaa the paper authorising his retirement. General Scott will leavo in tho early train to morrow for New York, accompaniod by Secretary Cameron, who will proceed as far us Boston before his return. A special train has been placed at the disposal of the Secretary of War and General Scott, and it will proceed by way of Harrisburg, to avoid the annoyance to Genera) Scott of a change of cars. The party will dine at Harris burg. Upon General Scott's arrival at New York, in a few days, he will issue a parting address to tho American people. General McClellan is now Commander in Chief of the entire army of tho United States. This chango In tho military command of tho army of the United States will chaugo tho military programme, and will remove all un pleasant embarrassments. All honor to General SooU, and all hail to Young Amo rica. IMPORTANT ORDER FROM GENERAL M'CLBLLAN. Major General McClellan to-night issued the following order:? GKNHLAL ORI BB ? NO. 10. IlKAtKirARTKRS OF THE ArHY, \ W', Nov. 1, 1801. J In accordance with Genoral Order No. 64, from the War Department, I hereby assume command of the ar mies of the United St atop. In the ml 1st of the dilllculties which encompass and divide the nation hesitation and self-distrust may well accompany tho assumption of so vast a responsibility; but, confiding as 1 do in tho loyalty, dl.'ciplmo and courage of our troops, and bolieviug as I do that Provi dence will favor ours as the just cause, 1 cannot doubt that success will crown oar etrorts and sacrifices. The army will unite with mo in the feeling of regret that the weight of many years, and tho effect of increos ing intimities, contracted anil intensified in his country's service, should just now remove from our head the great soldier of our nation, the hero who, in his youth, raised high the reputation of his country in the Holds of Canaila, which he sanctified with his blood, who in more mature years proved to tho world that American skill and valor could repeal, If cot eclipse, tho exploits of Cortez in tho land of the Montezumas, whoso whole life had been de voted to the service of his country , wlioso whole efforts have been directed to uphold our honor at tho smallest sacrifice of life; a warrior who scorned tho selfish glories of the battle field when his great qualities at; a statesman could he employed tuoro profitably for his country; a citizen whose declining years have given to tho world tho most shining instances of loyalty in disre garding all ties of birth and clinging still to the caure of truth and honor. Such lias be n th? c ireer and character of W infield Scott, whom it has long been the dt light of the nation to honor, both as a man and u a soldier. While we rogret his loss there is one thing we cannot regret ? tho bright example ho has left for ojr emu lation. Lot us all hopo and pray that his declining ytarg may bo passed in peace and happiness, and that they may bo chiered by tho success of the country and tho cause he has fought for and loved so well. B 'yond all that, let us do nothing that can causo him to blush for us; let no defeat of the army ho has so long commanded embitter his last years, but let our victories illuminate the close of a life so grand. GKORGK B. MiCI.El.MN, Major General Commanding U. 8. A. OVATION TO G9.NKRAL m'ci.ellan. General McClellan hus received quite an ovation to night at his headquarters, the President, members of the Cabinet and distinguished military and civil officers of the government naving called to congratulate h.m upon his new position. THE RECENTLY PUBLISHED REPORTS OP GENERAL STONE AND ADJUTANT GENERAL THOMAS. 1 have tho permission of General McClellan to announce that tho report of General Stono, delivered to him by one of the latter's aids on Monday morning last, has never been permitted to be copied in this city by any portion, and baa never been furnished by General McClellan to any person, not tfven tho President or Secretary of War, be cause of its incompleteness; that it was novor furnished by General Stono to tho War Department, nor to tho Pfefll lent, and that neither Mr. Lincoln nor Mr. Camoron had seen it until it appeared in tho New York Trtimnr. General McCli lion says that If tl o Trit>vn' 's report was made from any copy in Washington it must have been made from the official repirt ujion his private table, and that that copy must have bo< n stolen for that purpose on Monday night last, during his absence for a few hours. Tho Introduction to tho report in the Tribune., that it was sent into the War Department, is a lie on tho face of it. Tocovor up his tracks still further, the person who smug, gled the report into tho JYilrun". carefully leaves out tho name of General McClellan, tho only person to whom the report was addressed. The author of this high handed outrage is known to the govcrnmout. So much for Gi-n. Etono's report. The report of Gen. Thomas was prepared, at tho re quest of Secretary Cameron, for the private perusal of the President, and its appcarance in tho Tiibtne is a surprise to Secretary Cameron, Assistant Secretary Scott, Ailju tant General Thomas and Chief Clerk Leslie, all of whom deny that they authorized or had any knowledge of its publication. It is a private State paper for tho use of the Pre^ilentand Cabinet, and its publication is viewed as exceedingly injurim.-s to tho public service. U is tho duty of the Secretary of War to ferret out the person who so ;iscd the document, and make him a public example Relative to General Stone's report, It has been ascer tained thai the copy was furnished to tho Tribune re porter from General Stone's headquarters, and waa brought to thiscity, "and telegraphed to that paper fnm liore, thus appearing to scroen General Stono and com promising General McClcIIan and tho War Department Tho rej<irtcr to whom the copy was improperly given id charged with having violated his word of honor in pub lishing it before being authorized to do so by Genoral McClellan. A strange fact ,r developed by this favoritism on tho part of General Stone. Wh. n ho first moved from this city with his column he was reported to have slated that he would bang any corrcrpor.dcnt of a New York paper whom ho caeght within his lines. He went so far as to arrest one representative of the press and incarcerated him, the latter having committed no offonce; but when he comes to meet with a military reverse, ho flics to one of this very class of men to rescue him from public condemnation before reporting to his superior officer. AFFAIRS ALONG THE UNION LINEP. Thero have bcou no dem> ustrations to -J ay along our whole lines. MOVEMENTS OP THE REBELS. The outer pickets of Gen. Met all's division were driven hi last night, indicating an advance of tho rebel army. A large party was sent out to meet them, whon they re treated. Their object evidently waa to capture tho men on tba outposts. Signal lights were plainly visible last night in the di lection of Leesbur?. and also towards Ceatrovllle. THE REBEL FORCE AT MANASSAS. A contraban 1 who came within the lines of Generau Hancock to-day reports that ho loft Maaas.-as J< net ion Wednesday Bight; that tho rebels have extensive fort i Ocatkins at Centrevillo, and an army of fifty thousand! an ! that their camps extend to within two milen of Fair" fax Court House. At Manassas they have about ten thousand troops. AFFAIRS ON TI'I? rprElt rOTOMAC. A letter rccilveJ to-day from Daroostowu. Martian |. says that the rebel* now have (heir picket* on Harrison'* I*lan<l, and that reliable intelligence from Leesburg give* Information th&t on Tuesday succeeding the fight at Ball'* Bluff the rebel* withdrew their force* from Lees burg on our troops being thrown over at Edward*' Ferry, leaving only a few battalions to keep np appear ances and watch our movements. Thoy subsequently took away all their supplies, and woro at the latest ac counts retting on Goose creek, seven miles south of Leea burg. A?TA1R8 ON TUB LOWER POTOMAC? NEW RKBlL BATTKIUKH KRMCTBD. A new buttery of rifled guns, thriie In number, ha* boen discovered about a mile and a half below any that have been heretofore fired. It Is situated a little below a new brick house, not far from tho wharf, at Evanaport. A fi'W days ago tho robots sent a small boat from Quantlco I creek over toward Budd's Kerry, bearing a flag of truce. When she had approached to within two or three hun drcd yard* of the Maryland shore, a bairel with some thing attached to it w;is thrown overboard, and tho boat immediately turned and pulled back to the Virginia shore. The barrel was supposed to contain an infornal machine. The Resolute camo up tu tlie Navy Yard yesterday af term on, and went <lown to tho llolllla again in an hour or I two. The Pusey camo tip late last night, and left the I yard again oarly this moruing. Both steamers report that aflhlrs are without change down tbo river. The rebel steamer George Page is still coped tip in Quant ico crcek, but has worked her way sufficiently far in to bo out of night from tho Maryland shore. Tbo work on onr batteries is progressing finely, and a number of gnus and mortars havo been mounted. A few Oyster pungie* run tho blockade now and then, and yesterday a schooner is said to have pj-sed down. There has been no arrival at tho Navy Yard to day from down tho rivor. AFFAIRS AT TUB NAVY YAHD ? ARREST OK SPIES. Business at tlie Navy Yard, with tlw exception of the Ordnanco Department , is loss active than it has boen for several months. Tito rebels still swm desirous of repeating tho opera tion of loading shell for us with sawdust. Oue fellow made application for work the othor day, presenting, us ovldence of his loyalty, his honorable discharge from tho throe months' service. A few days after he was arrested by Captain Craven while attempting tocroM the river. Complete hsts of all our military forces wero found on him, and other papers showing hiin to bo lu tho employ of tho rebels. Two persons wero arrested at tho Navy Yard to-day as Bpii*. TUB AltMY. The following appointments havo been made by tho President to-day: ? COMM1MUK1KS Of Sl'UMSTHMTt, wnll 1HK HASH CAPTAIN or vott'i num. Jonathan Renick, William Wilson, William B. I/'bo, Ira P. Gibbs, Lewis G. Hulinjr, M. J. Green, M. McKenzio, J J. Robinson, Javcn B. Salisbury, A. McCunn, J. B. Putie, of Ohio; Andrew J. Butler, of California; Edwin B. Good rich, William Warftold, of Kentucky; Thomas Gray, of California; Spencer C. Benham , of Iliinoin; John 1*. Hop kins, of Virginia; Robert C. Walker, of Pennsylvania; John Kay, of Kentucky , and Italpli Plumb, of Ohio. IUtKSADK SfRGKON. pr. Alfrod Hitchcock, Of Massachusetts. ASSISTANT Ql'ABTKI'MASTI Rl, WITH niK KAMt OK CAITAIN OS VOtXXTKXKS. Charles Wing, Charles D. Waguer, Henry M. Whittlo scy, Max Paul Eagle, Thomas O'Brien, Wm. Painter, Geo. W. Lee, W. H. Owen. F. W. Hurit, 8. Lockwood I'.rown, Alex. Sympson, Frank E. Foster, James Hemphill, H. It. Jeffries, W. P. Swlgert, Clement L. Weft, of District of Columbia; Michael Carber, of Indiana; John Fplcer, of Illinois; John W. Lowry, of Indiana; Vincent Phelps, of Colorado Territory; Lewis B. Parsons, of Maine; Wm. A. Hawl'-'y , of Minin sola; George K. Oyer, of Illinois; f>. F Robinson, of Ohio; C. B. Wagner, of Michigan; Georgo W. Lee, of Michigan; J. P. Bren and Thomas W. lk-asley. NAVAL APPOINTMENTS. Tlie following are tho newly appoiutod naval officer* who arc at present at tho Navy Yard in this city:? ASM.-tAWT f-XRIKINS. Adolphe A. Hock ling, of Pennsylvania, E. Korshur.of Maryland. AfTI*fl MAJ-TKRS. Guy J. Avery, of New York; C. A. Austin, of Massa chusetts; Alexander Hamilton, of Misicliusetts. ACTINC MASTER '8 MATS*. H. P. Cowley, of Connecticut; C. W. Campbell, of Mas sachusctts; C. H. Tllllnghast, of Rhode Island; Wm. R. Morton, or New York; J. C. PUples.of New Yo:k; Lew.eC. Oook, of Connecticut; J. A. Johnstone, of district of Co lumb'ia; C. M. Bird, or Delaware; J. W. Turner, of New Y"rk; Henry Clay Leslie, or Maryland; M. Mickey, of 1>? trict of Columbia; A. K. Noycn, of Virginia, G. 11. l?uns. bery , of New York; Wm. Meters, of Massachusetts; F. A. Miller, of Connecticut; J. T. Hughes, of New York; .1 >1. Forsyth, of Pennsylvania; Ge?. Wooden, of Rhode Island; G. E. McConnell, of Virginia; J. II. Kcar(ns of Pennsylva nia; M. Lookics, or Virginia; J. H. Kent, or l isti let ol Co lumbia; J- H. Raymond, of New York; J. G. Koclil-r, of Pennsylvania; D. W. Jackson, of Pennsylvania. MOVEMENTS OK GENERAL Bl'TLEB. General Butler and staff, and Colonel Cochrane, of the Chasseurs, ltavo here for New York and 1 >ostt 11 111 I lie morning. AP.UKfiT OK AN ALLEGED TItA'TOR. Pr. Lloyd, of Vienna, who for eomo time Inn been net. it g as a volunteer gui '? f* ?r tho federal troops in tlr?t vicinity, was arrested yesterday by order of Genoral Hancock and conveyed to Washington. Ho is accused o giving information to tlio rebels. t ARTILLERY EXPERIMENTS. Experimental firing with a ten-Inch mortar was made at tlie Navy Yard this morning. With a charge of three pound* of powder, and an elevation of forty-five degries, a shell, not charged, weight;; o,:o hinirod and two pounds, was* projectoi to a distance of one thousand four hundred yards, the timo or flight boing about seventeen secon ls. Hie firing demonstrated that considerable accuracy may bo attained with the old fa-diloned mortar, and that at dis tanc s of from one th msand to twenty -five hindred yards they are very effective we ipons. OFFICIAL ADVICES KltOM MEXICO. Ihe government has received adviccs from the city or Mexico, with dates to tho 1st of October. Political mat ters aro rapidly Improving, and tlia present the Juarez, or constitutional? government is becoming stronger every | day, the oppo.-ilion having gradually but permanently . worn out. Tlie main trouble? in fact, the only apprehen sion now entertained ? 1* in regard to tbe operations of : England, Franco and Spain. The present government, however, are looking to tho United Slates to protect her j against tho Intrigues and machinations of theso Powers. Tlie rebsl government have, it appears, despatched quite j a number of their agents to the different Pi ale", foi the , purpose or carrying forward their schemes or recognition, j hut they received no en< ouragemont whatever. In fact, [ the Juarez government has indicated pretty strongly to j our Minister that it will have nothing to do with that j rebel bogus concern. THE CASE OF COM. Pt'OTT, 01' THE STEAMER KEY- j STONE STATE. A naval Court of Inquiry, to con 1st of Commodores j Shubrick, Stribling and Hands, has been ordered t> con- ; vene in this city on Monday, tho 4th Inst., to inquire Into j the causes of tlie failure of Commodore Gustavus II. ' Scott, r is the commanding nlliecr of the Keystone .State, t ? j obey the orders given him July 10, by tlie Seen t .ry of the j Navy, to proceed to sea for tho purpose of pursuing Uio j Sumter until somo definite information of her should be obtained; and ir such information could n>'t l-o obtained, j to proceed to Jamaica tocosl, tli"hoe t'< St. Thomas, and return to Havana and Key West, there to report for the , Gulf squadron. GEN. FREMONT AND THE LETTER OF C!i:N. THOMAS TO SECRETARY CAMERON. rHIUkbRUHU , NOV. 1 , 1861. T. M. Pnvts," Assistant Quarterm >:-tor under General Fremont, pub] if life a letter In the Bulletin, <>f this city, this evening, to Ailjutnnt General Thomas, correcting (several errors relating to hinrivlf, published m tlio letter of General Thoinas to Secretary Cumoron. lie entirely exculpate.'1 tie ietal Kreiuf nt from rwy con nection w ith Lis purchase of blankets. and Bays taat when the report of tbo Ilea, d] reached General Kn inont he expressed grunt displeasure and rctpiirod the blankets to ho returned. T!i ??y wer<< not condemned as rotten au i wo: t!ile(H , and the < lily fault that could bcf> nd with the puich ise was tlio economy practised in making it. The avi rage price df the blanket? was n d"llar and forty cents. They vero i<art cotton. A: istant Quarter master Davis mtutr the purchase In bis official capacity. He can only account for the misstatements from the raot that while General 1 homos was In 8t. l/ouis hs wss con fined to bed, and that General Thomas presumed , from the reports be heard , that he had the whole truth before him. NEWS FROM GENERAL BANKS' ARMY. IXarxestowh, Md., Oct. SI, 1M1. The recent order assigning tho Maryland brigade to guard Uio Baltltnoro and Ohio Railroad, causes general dissatisfaction among the privates und subordinate offi cers. They argue that, having performed extraordinary and arduous guard duty for four months on the Upper Potomac, thnv are eutitlod to a position wh' tc they ran win distinction for thonuiclvM and their officers. It in but Justice to statu tbat this regiment, under tho well known military ability and of Ooiouel K'lily, now stum's in the first ranks of thin division for dine.l pllue aud cfficicncy, and officers and privates uro am bitious to show to tho country that tho lluim sentiment of Maryland is well represented on tho battle tleld for tho Union. It may not ho generally known tbat tho Hon. Juhn ?t* other, the uncompromising Unionist of Iiorkloy S]>rtog?, has been released by his captors and is now onjoylng good health at bin own 1 esidenco. Mis son, l'orto Crayon, is attached to the Kngtneor Corps of Go:i. Hunks' division' (Jen. Hlatr,of Michigan, and suite wortt yesterday the guest.- of llrlgadior Oereral Williams, i f the Third bri gade, and u citizen of Michigan. The parly enjoyed the hospitalities of the General s " I/ig Cabin Lodge" with evident satisfaction, and thenca proceeded to Inspect tho condition and rvqulromeuts of tbo Michigan troops under Gen . rtone. It is known to the writer th it notwithstanding the at tempts in certain tinartTs to Injure tho condition of liio army by iufereni es ui I litre. t chariot against t;en. Sioiip, on ncoount of the recant ditastur at Hall's Bluff1, that he, up to the present mom at, enjoys thu fullest coiilMeiiou of Gene; als Fcott and Mct'lellaii, 'ihe publication of the oflr rial to, ?ii ts of that afl'ilr will, I venture to d? sort, ralso that able and energetic officer above tbo reach of tbu (dial' s of calumny. Ag an Evidence of iho rapidity of the movements of this division, and the energy and endurance of our nu n, lh" following data is submitted: ? Tho Pennsylvania J wont) -:iintb, Col. Murphy, loft their encampment at rino 1'. M. on the 21st for Conrad's Kerry ; arrlvod there at two M. on tho 23d, distance llf. teen miles; crossed th.' canal und picketed the river two tnilos boluw tho ferry , a battalion crossing over to Har rison's Island to n*s st in removing tho dead and wounded; without relief, food or rest until thn-o P. M. 'l'liey then commenced to fell Irons, to build a brU'gn ovor to tbu island. At four P. M. w.'rc ordered to Kdwards' Kerry, a distance of six miles; arrived there at dnsk . h -avy rain during tho t'ayjno (lro, shelter or rations; laid on arms all night. On the &T I ordered t > Muddy Brunch. to picket tho river lor n. i.o miles; arrived the e at eight P. M., wailing through mild and two Ion creeks waist 'hop; I ight i- tetis fy mil; no shelter, as tho wag m train did not nrrive until noon on the 24th. Notwith standing all this e\|Hisuiu an i privati in not on ?) of th o

liardy Pennsylvania: s f altered, or lias sine * s.ilferod any illre n in couBcquenco. Itifo. tuition is privately clroulitod in this sec tion, to tho effect that a plan is on foot to s rround, or cut off tho supplies ot this division; but your com so. .??.* ent c*unot loam how it is to bo accomplished ,'or by a concerted a:v|i>ti of thj rebels and th M.i y'liml ?lisuiiionists, or oUe rivise, nor can h ? true tho ropm i i an> thing lik<- reliable authority. It is tie ? pi'.luldo thnt it is 'it ly a cana-d ? I tho ('ay. T'le rebe r now picket ll*n ls> n s Is'.iiat. lt< it .bl<? In tclllgei i c fr? in l,.>'sii rg gives informal e m lb it, i n To? k dm sum ilng U?o light of Ball's Kuill', ill - n-ba's with drew tlieUr forces fn in l/'esb:.rg ou our troops hen g thrown over at RdwwitH' Ktfry , loavlrg only a few bat ia I ns to keo;i up ap;Hjamr.t> s and watch our move ments, Tliey Riilswqitent'y |;-*.k way all ?h"lr supple s, and were, at latest aecouM . resting on (iowse crook, seven miles soutli of L/;.'Sburg. THE BALTIMORE NEWS SlIKET AND BISHOP WHITTINGHAM. I'M/.AliKI.t'tlM, Nov. 1, 1801. The Baltimore A* m Sh"' pub! ??!.. s a resolution, which is to bo Wlored In iho Episcopal Convention, arraigning B shop WHliiigbaro tor inviting i he Tyn^aaad Beocber* of tho North, and for favoring those engaged in tho slaughter and subjug it ion ?>f the people of Maryland. j THE IITEneUS Il'RDER I\ NEW JERSEY. ' A Cine Olitaiucil to (!??- K' Parties Implicated In the Affair? Their Arrest l>y the Dotectlve<?? Tke Alleged Mur derer Still at JLarge, die,, Ar, A few days ago we gave ;iii account <>f tho mysterious disappearance of a foreignor named Leglsmlnd FoHnor, and tho dlsc< very of his remain* at l'ort Monmouth, S. J., with tomo twonly stab* in hw body, showing tint lio had been brutally murdered. The case having to Iho hiiidi of tbo police aullmrltiCH of tl: ? ti y, detectives larley nn I Tiemann had the matter p'aotd in thoir hau s by Berg ant Young, and Hi y immediately proceeded lo ascertain If jKwsibhi th ? parti !! who h id been the causo of the drain of lhj ?d cease h Upon inquiry they discovered that tho Pul i.?h Jewess spo".;en of as having been soon on the Cutharine street ferry boat, In company with Feilner , i ante over to this country In tho sumo stcam.-iiip, accompanied by a Bister. It appears Union tha voyago Felluer anil tho Jewess, wt>ono namo Ik Aibortine liatm, became <| i ;t ? intimate, and were observed constantly in company with or.e unother. On (he arrival of thu vessel at lbs port Falluer proceeded to t!i<- I'reseott Ho s e, corner of Broad w iy on ! Spring .itreet, an I Miss Flat u stoppod tvith a Sister at No. 4"i Ki*t Broadway, n uvied lira. Marks, and whom, it Bo trts, doe8 riot boar a very good nun,}, Falluer, while nt the 1Y.\- ott Kooac, was re;>e iloclly visited by this young l*ly , acd on one occasion It has been ascertained that 11 ; K. Marl-s eajlol upon Frliner and threat no-1 to stab him , alleging that he had b e:j guilty ef improper caud irt toward* h*r Bister. Feliner, w hile at the hotel, became acquainted with u young man named Hat/ski, who was alsj frequently ko?*u hi* coin; -any shortly after li s dlstui banco with Mr,-. Mark.'. Itatzski induced him to chatigo his boarding hourc. and, | ccmplj ing with his rotpje- 1 In or lor to avoid ill <??? slant | visits of the yo ng Jewess an i hor sister, proceeded to a j place iu Carroll stro t, Brooklyn. Here lio re mained l>ut a short tim-, when he disa;v,? are I, and nothing further was h >ard of him until his b >iy wui found in New Jerroy. It s ems, nli-o, tli a when Kolln r left the hotel Kavskl opjKjred ids obtaiuing a carria-e, and | rocured a boy to carry Ids trunk. The oflicer*al.>o ascertained tint he bad a very la: go amount of French money in his pos'FM n an 1 a <|utuitity of diamonds, which wore examined by the Cut-torn House officers on h - arrival here. From the facts which thoy had < b!a'n el they concluded to arrest tho young Jewe * (Mi.-.< Ha .in), and on doing no found ujion her person a gold watch and chain, the lat'er beii g i entifiod as one Imvirg b"iot;ged to Felinor; s:.'\ however, ,-tatoJ that tho >ic cexsed had made her a present of the name shortly after his arrival here. On thj e mo day th"v arret ilM s. Marks, her fi.-tor, and u;o whore |iers<>n wasfeuad French notes for one th iPand Ivan ?. TlHtleceuei ' had inO' t ot his money in tli'-so bills. A or c >ns(d i aid? I difiVtulty tho officer d>covi rv'. tin house inCniToll sti et, . Brooklyn, wlicro Felleer ha ! convey* d h * luggage, and | upon lU'i'ilry found that a day or tuoaft-. th d.jn. fc iran o of the (!?>< w.l, Mrs. Ma k?, a <? ru; i -d h ?' young Ratrrkl, CdlUdaudStat -d to thcl idy o( tie'housn : that tlio.V had b- n . e:.t to get somo p.?.; ers out o' i I!- { ner'a trunks; that ho was g< ;:m to marry Mrs. Mark-' slyter, and tis ."??en as tlio w- ^V.inghid taken plac ho 1 would rail and g t li s IronkH and take them uway. Tlio | la 'y. beii ?, i g tin. :-tor y, g!:"wed theia the trunk , which they overhauled, but what was taken out is not known, }l ".over, <n Monday list, Mi-. Vi-k-7 ajtttt call : ?' at ih" ?amo house, mi l ih . ired that t ?tlii* g should bo ' said ab ? I her op. n r..- the trupk.-, ai.d handed t!i < lady | Of the li ase two Fr inch noti S of th< .Iiioitnt ef tll> Mi) fbwd en Mrs. Marks. This f.n-t fully < ?nvlnced tL ? olll- ' cers thet Mrs. Marks and lut/.'ki ki i",v som thing about th* ni'ird.r, but it soems that as h< on as Mrs. Mark" wai arreFte', Katxski disappjaiod . sine) which time his whereabouts ha.- not be n : i' Aered. Hois i-.ud to bo 1 about tw> nty-ftvo years of ago, and s"i v 'd w ith tlio 1 Twenty eighth regiment of B. okl> n, Coi ucl Bennett, for thte ? months. Ho Is well known amot g s. vernl Oermnn club?, and as 8*e hundred dollars reward havtbeen of. ' ferod, there is no doubt but tiirt ho w !l shortly be ar- , ! r?st<d. Th? olTlcor, u;K!n further lr.<ic.iry,foi:ad that th* *'?< v? I parti 's hal disposed of a quantify of dlamon 's to a rioaier in Nassau street, aud yeatcrday they snccceded In re ovoriug two of thttii, *nd obtained thu fa I < r tho whereabout? of the others. The person Who purchased tii tn fully ldentilled Mrs. Marl ? as . i or the it ?; who sold them to him. I.i*t evening a ; entiem iii eall"d at tho detcotlve odloe a,. I delivered over to Sorgoant : Young a sword cane he had fo nil early tl ? morning f. I lovv :eg the day the deccas il .1 suppeared nit ?g the waik at H-'boken, and upon c uiparing the bin 1 < with th" | stabs in the v?*t th ro la every re a n to brieve that i the murder was commit t t by a similar Ins'rnment. I The parti?* havo all been tempoi arlly Committed, an I j Willie held to wait the action of the ( .lite I ? r All' 1. ? I town, New Jo. g y. | MUNICIPAL POLITICS. Til* Mozart Democracy Rally* MAM MBKTINO AT TIIK 00<>PES INSTITUTR-TII* *0 /.ART DEMOCRACY IN TUB PIKLD ? 1MIIKN!>K aA TllERINO? TORCH MO UT PROCESSION ? BIO Ql'NB, Ml'SIC, ETC., KTC. An immense gat boring of the Mozart demticracy crowded the hall of the Cooper Institute lust evening, In response to the call, " Coma one, come all," " National democracy the only ho|ie of tho UDlon." Tlio generul enthusiasm in tlio hall was kept alive throughout the evonlng by tho arrival of processions of tho Mo7*rtern, carrying tort-hen, headed by bunds i f ntuaic, and by repoatod discliargoa of cannons lu tho street. Tlio meeting was organized by tho appointmont, aa chairman, of Vumi Outwuj), who addroaaed tho mooting. Tlio Mo zart democracy, ho said, could alone nave the Union. Ho and they bad made many sacrificed for the Union, but hi' wax prepared to nmko further sacrillrea for tlio suppression of Iho rebellion. The cause of tho war lie doelared to bo abolitionism. (Cheors and hlsiea.) W1 at had that party done* Ijvst fall they t aw largo pro. ccaakuia of Wide Awokea, with burning torches, jiavade through tho streets, and when they were warned that tholr principle* ? the principles of the Chicago platform ? would revolt in disunion, they laugl ml at it, and said tboy would whip tho South before breakfast time and all tlie rest of croallon before dinner. But win re wero tho Wide Awuk. * ttiiwf I liey were not on tho bittl' fields of the rountiy or in llie place of danger. 1>? k at tho bat tie* that had li. en fought. None t f thuii were there. 'I hoy woro not to h' mn at Hig Ikthel, nor at \i enim, nor at liull run. In Irs humble judgment ho doelared that tho nutiinallty of tho Confederate States would ha recognized by lux land aud tlio I uropaun Statea vury soou. (Hisses.) lie based his pro dictl'in oil til" courKc o' c i r n-nt events, and that predic ts n was that before six months tho Omfolsrite gi.voi n ini'ut would l>o ri cognize. I by thogovernmenta of Kurope. (Cheers and hisses.) They saw citizrUH arreated and placed in tortremo, and confined tlero without an oppor tunity being all' r led them of allowing their Innoc; nee to tlio country. And If tins stnto of tiling* continue. 1 he would ask how would thoir liberties bo sale? (Hiss sand partial elisors.) It' hut it marks w. re offensive, h 1 would bring them to a close, lie would prosecute tlio war to a successful issue; but ho would take cure at the butne time not to surrender his liberties. l'i rlher remarks wit.' cut short by tho appea' i f Mayor Wood on tho pla' form, who wan received with cheer*. I ho address of tho Mozart 1 cmoeraticCV nvcntl. n whs road, togothar with a act lea t?f resolutions, which were adopted by . o lamatiou by the fiiKomblige. Mayer Wood, to a g moral cull, then came forward to address the meeting. He said: ? 1'tct low i 'in/K.NK? The rail under which we havo tipscm- , hied uvuiglit i'oi lares that tho " only h''i>e oi tho country Is tlio national doniooracy." In my judguieut this is tru-? there Is now no other resource. This i-opular ele ment is o .r only and sole reliance. It was- th s that suc cos-l'..;iy carried tho colonies throng!, tin. war of ih:> 15o v ? 1 1 ii t H >u i tlio in. ti n th ough th' snbsetp cut war with ( Mritain; through the celebrated whiskey Insurrcc t on, which wan ns formklnhle as tlila at its eouiiin nca lliont; tlie goveii.m Jit throw li the w.:f which nilllilli a i lo i a' t'lnpfii! to wage hi South ' aro ma; and llr on h tho war w th >le\lci>. All ol tin n<- co.'illK tswtre andsuc i ensfii ly settled by th ? nati- nalik-nv tv. cy act, ug through agents oi Jikt principles. I do notwishor intend to imp. gu the sincerity or conduct of tins who a e no-.v admin la our pub! c nlfiirs at IVfc hitigtrn. 1 belirvi they . do tho hi si they ran under the clrcumstarc.". We i sustain the Pros, ileut in hb present effort with every re source a' our c tnmatid. Ills cause is ten CI I sc; it is the C'tttsu of the coi ntrv ami U justice, law aril rght. 1 | would intorposu i.o pa.tisiiu opposition to thegoven. inent; yet, at the saino llmo, i can ncv r yi Id iho ir.'.'OtKMidciit tight of tho t. hi and mmdy critic atn. Tho popular impnlao* tif the American lie a. t are pat. i tic, nnd ?ft ral uriflah the beat aal'eguard ngu ist niiarcliy, re bel. Ion and civil war. Tlio moel conservativr go\o.-n. inent in the wor'd his b en mado up o:' tleino iaci -s. i rmoi- a y lias fu niilvd tho b' at atateaiuen o( th s coutl tn-nt. It haaiitnii d thtu c.o iutry throigh every storm. an <1 ra sed It lo the higher.t litioa ot pr ispirity , of civ i7?tii n and of hat I'll. al grandeur. As It li s thusb en tlio ma n | ill ir in our political fabric, *?, iu niyopiniini, it i- i. 'w the only Kuvinirt utien which tlio gov.'i nment c in snci.e?irr.U> rely. 1/ t is contiiiue and clie-'lah It. Wlrit 'f the c!o ils low r 1 Ah foreboding as is now tho political flrmvu-nt, yet 1 ao<> tho bright expanse ot sky breaking dimly through the distance, let \ h i tan I Orm. The aun'oaa of tho na* tional democrat y if this city wi.l carry hope and comVIos co to the drooping siili its of ll o istiplo. Tho M Hill o'giuiization is the only national doini c atic organizat ion in this city. H ia tho only party which re pliant* tho national democracy. l et t.s migtu'u It. Its sc.cct >8 Is cortul i, and at no disumt day from this nucleua sliall arise a great tiatl rial o.jaaluttinn, spreading through every county on.l over.v Main of the Norili. Krom this hour and this election It will ev nnd until, in 1864, It will have assami'd J)ro|sirtlo: g w lili h will over f ha low the nation, and bring tog. -i her thu divided and hoB. ilo communitiea which now stand arruyed tn deadly conflict. This aim II he ?!? ne! Tlie Union shall l>o pre aerved, and nil of th' Statis ol ths confederacy si. nil o nee more moot us a communion <>' ulster l.ood. lint , fol low cltv/ei s. 1 came not li 're to-night to di.-c.ips national polities. (>:> the great ipa'-thm i f sustaining iho povrrn m. nt, as such, thore I" poi ha|is little dldcrot t ?? ol opinion Hi this community . W- u r all for th ? preservation of th j Union? all for tlio m itnlen .nco or g. vern mont autht rity? ail for tho prompt execution of tho laws aiitl gei.o al obollenco t'er'to ? and nil for tlio restoration of d< m sii. tranquility, at.d a return to li.t happy and prosperous natloial condition which a short twelve montlis since we onjoyod iu w:ch abundituce. 1 knew there arc those wiiouill deny the prevalent e of tlnso views, and who set up for themse'V. s tlie position of t ie e . elusive a !voca!i s . f tho government, tlonouncmg all * tilers as traitors. lntlo\*d. it la ev iik lit that torn ? of tlies- ovclusive patriots, though warm y Inftivor of a vig- rous pn-sc -ut mi i f th- war. are not indifferent t'> the a hancemct l of their own political or pecuniary fortui es. In this city, withiu a few weeks, we have seen a lia'f tloz mi |<ilil.eal organizations crcatad, I each claiming to be, jar rxcelbiict, tho frimi s of the Unii ii ; and no better evidence in bo furnished of the Stirling patriotism of our people thun Unit a 1 Of thi so fart ions have striven to outyeil cm li other in thi general war cry. Whilst 1 do nt t l oiilit tho sincerity of these self constituted Union saving eeni-laves, yet in the recent struggles between them to t bt.iin the control of the most \aluah!e city offices, I mast any that u s ? spiel n bus been arm iiod that other motives than p .bin: goo I have In l something to do w iih their croat ion. It In difficult to see wl at c mii< ctioii th -ro is I) t.vocn thoc'ectii n of a Coroner ir a Sheriff mid the saving of llii" Union , and yet, to tend the prt cnlit gs of the late ctifi rences to arrange their dlfTo. cttces, ono would auppep ? that the fate of th" country w ib deiienilrnt n|xiu timkiLg f1 nic'body Pherllf. some other body I'lstrict Attorney, and somo other In dy Coroner. N'o.v, my friet.ds, uli tt arrant non.?onse is all this. The .North m in n:t boats soundly and iirmly upon the great question iii agitating the'eo .ntry. yo far ;.s s .stiinliig t'io government is concerned , it is not de;K'iiilct:t u|k n I a party, much less upon any number of miso ahlo tactions. Iho whole cwntry Is tho austaiuing imner of tills cans", and tiie efforts n.akiig iu this eitv to nnpr -priate it to the a dflsh pnr|Kiso of obtain ing" iio.'itlcat jviwer and proltt should bo visited by public reprobation rather than tho support and endorsement which tlieso trickstcis autici|iate. Mayor Wi n I then entered Ufon a ling ile.'onco of tlio .'! /a' t eatiili lute tor Kherlff against thech ir e of c iward ice so wnWly circuited. He repudiated tho charge, wliich l.e sal'i was false nnd malicious in every rospoct, and wound up by declaring that tho hrave, cmirageoiis, chivalrous anil In nest Jemmy Lynch would b; electcd Sheriff on Tuesd y nert. (Cheers.) Mr. John M. IUkimxi ti n was tho next speaker. After corigrntniatitig himself nnd tlio cause ui < n tl e preaetico of so many thoi.-and democrats notwithstanding tlio myriads that wo'onowon tl.o banks of tho IVitomac do. fining tie Unloi, lie pri cci'd I to speak in eulogistic terms of Ml'. 1 yntli aud tl.o other candidates of tho Mo 7jrt tiurtv. In response to repeated calls Coxkao kiiamkr name forward at. d spoke briolly amid con?itler ihlo confusln, for w hile he was s, making tiio majority of tho audience vacated tho bull. As aoi'n as the speaker resumed his seat, the chairman declared tlio mooting adjourned. People's Union Convention. THE NOMINATION OF lSIMJWN FOR SHERIFF IlEt'ON HIDERKD ? FREDERICK I.. VUI.TE NOMINATED BV ACCLAMATION FOIt SHERIFF. Thin Convention assembled yesterday morning at 534 Broadway ? Mr. David Clarke in llio clialr. After tli". Kuoc itlvo Cummittoo roporto I tluit the r."mi. nees for Coroners hail a.ceptod tho.r nominations, Mr, Swackuamxr EtnV.d that tho Oonvention was ca'lod tf'ther for tlx: purpose of acting up"u tho nomination of >i.". Drown lor Sheriff, Mr. Brown, If will be rccol. lucted , was first put In nomination by tlila Convention. Mr. Bwacithamcr asserted that ho (liruwn) rccolved the nomination of the Republican Gmventli.n. Having been waited u|? 11 by a committee from the I'e ipl'-'.s Conven ti /ii toaverti'ii whether bo would accept their >nnt Mr nomination, li ? treated thorn In such an uncourtrous manner that ihi commit tec rectmmcn iod a recontUlera tiuu of bi:- nominatk n. l;r. t!iu?foni> nrnved for a rccaisiderat'on <f t'irirno mlaation for Sheriff, f<* tl" rsi?ou that lio oo;.?idnred J St wn m< ally , intellect! nlly and pollii'^ilj inilt for tbo support rf tli ???! do-ir'aj tho save ^88 of the Syracuse L'i :'?? Convention ti.*.*-t. Mr. (>K"RUB W. Moa ov, tn support of I>r. Bradford, raid he liad always been a fri?ud ?l Itrojvn, b it h i ! b.-en deceived. fllwn'l WUHlllllIni IB the TwB ty third siroot I i u i ???:?? n tibial icd raitl-a in the Ta*'8 office, and all then initiations lirown rn cc'.ve I were obtained bv bargain and Sale. I ?r . lit adf' r'l's ni -tl< n was then carried unanimously. Mr. Morton ma le a m aton to nominate Mr. Frederick f.. Vultoby acclamnutiH), win. U was unanimously car ricd. Che"rs were given r Vullo ami the rest of the ticket. ThoO ;?v?ntl?n then adjo.irned, to matt on Wednesday evening next. Tb'> Cua.hma.v, | r itiR to adjournment, announced ti nt a banner void he ..ii>tl at three o'clock in tho af ternoon, fr< m headquarters , 584 Broadway. At the appointed timo th ir bann r ww spread to tho bi ocze acrjpss lir adwaT. It ia 1: i lad "People's Syra cum I'nlon Convention,'' with the Goddess of Uherty on one side, tho God of Industry on tho other, and i\ large ?pro, nl eagle In the centre, surrounded by cannons, con. nun balls, agricultural Implements, kc . ami on wlni b aro printed tbe State and county ticket* In flaming charac ters. Fifteenth Atwmbly District. DECLINATION OP MR. THOMAS B. COWNKHY. The Mozart llaJI Assembly Convention met hat evening, corner of Twenty-eighth street and Third avenue, Mr. George Curran In the chair. Tlie following letter, de cllnlng tbe nomination of the Convention, was received from Mr. Thomas II. Connery , and road: ? Nkw York, Nov. 1, 1M< Geohc.b Ci'rran, Esq., Chairman of tho Mozart Assembly Convention of the Fifteenth District: ? T kaii Sir ? Seme three or four weeks ago the Convention over which y< u presided saw tit to nominate mo, by accla mation, for tho position of member of Assembly for the Kiltmith district. Appreciating tho rare c mi llinent thus conferred, and seeing no olistaclo in the way, I ac cepted, In good faith, the n> inmation profl'oreU In such ? llattering manner, aud made up my m ud to second by ever.v legitimate means at my command your unlfausla* tir eflbrts to Insure my election by tho people. I very mich regret, however, that within tho last few d?)H circumstances havo developed thcmselvis which rn d 'r my withdrawal from the lleld imperatively necea saty. A more precise exp'anatlmi relative to the nature of the circumstances referred to will not, I am sure, be required, o*pocl*lly a*> some, of you are already In posses sion of I bo facts, and understand fully tho cause of my resignation. It will mftot for all pnrpones to ink the circumstances are of a character that do nut ooncera the public tliat they are completely beyo d my coutrol, and hi.cIi as 1 could not have p ssibly foresein. 1 have, therefore, sir, to tender you my resignation aa tbe nominee of the Mozart Hall democracy, or any other party, for tho Fifteenth Assembly district. Believe me Hint in doing so I fully appreciate the embarrassments will* which I surround you. us well as lb 1 suspicion to whii U 1 expose myself by withdrawing nt this late hour, almost on tiid eve of election. Hut I feel ass irud my friends will not for a moment mteconatruo my motives, a'ul tint the base rumors which have been put In circulation will bo treated with the contempt which they d serve. A cortain cluss of sordid politicians, who havo been accustomed all their lives to p aetising corrup tl n and bribery, and whose Imaginations liavo be come so distorted that they cannot conceive such n thing possible as an honest man being put in nomination for office, will bo the only persons woo will endeavor to misrepresent and malign ine. In conclusion, sir, allow me, through you, to return my thanks to tho members of the I'ouventii n tor th u unvary ing kindness and zeal exhibited in my behalf, and to re main, very respectfully, jour obedient servant, THUS. 15. CONNhKY. German Union Lcagni > This organization held a convention of delegates lust night at Pythagoras Hull, pre|iaratory to tho election nu meg '.ay. I)r. Wllhelm presided. Two delegates in ?aril ward WW appointed to control electioneering mat tors at tho pull* on election day. Mr. Will maun having sent in lils resignation, another treasurer was apiolnfed, in the person of Mr. I.indhefm. The Executive Commit tees r,'i>nrt was nocked, from which It appeared that hundred* of thousands of tickets had been printed, at a groat expense, to tf- distributed among th?- voter*. Some discission arose about Senatorial nomination*, as it was represented than candidates bad been aim > ed who wi n', in fact, not the regular nominees of tho Germans, a-< had hern represented. It waa settled to the effect that ('. r Woo'lrud wn* tho candidate of theOrnianl nii.n party l'< r the Fourth Henatoritl district, WimhropCbiui ior tot tin; Fifth, and Washington Smith for the Sixth dis trict. The pli.ti of ciliii c a Gortnau mans moetiug was aban doned uu account of thu near up(iroach of the eloctloo. Correc t Ion ? Wo stated in otir review of the candidates of tho Eighth Assembly district that FranciB Clark had been crpc!l d from No. 44, Livo Oak Engine Ompany. Ho haa s.ncs i allnl on ii8 and stated that such H not tlie care, and that ho in still a member of that company. Ho a!.-o states ti nt li? left this city as AsBis'ant Qeartermoaler of the fim Zouaves, and wan afterward* appointed as lis color bearer t>y Colonel Ellsworth. Our former statement waa ti.arto from what we considered reliable auth irity. Wnteliester Conaty. William B'cak icy , Jr., pres? t Sheriff of Westchester comity, ha* declined the tnx nam! republican nomination for RrgiMe '. It Is supposed that the convention.1: will take up Mr. William Caoldweff! The Election Returns. TO T1IK EI.KA'TION CANVAShKllP. The canvassers of every election district will bp fur niabed with blanks from the Associated Press, wbii h they are respectfully requested to 1111 up a* soon as the votes are counted, and deliver, wliin < alluil for, to the regu larly authorized collector*, who will exhibit tickets J their authority from the ag 'tit. Numerous attempt* having been made, which In many instances wore successful, by persons nut representing the Associated Press, to secure our blank* from tl.c can vassers and poll clerk* at previous elections, the under signed would ropiest the canvassers to d liver tho blanks only to those persons who are able to oxliiolt tho proper autlsirity for receiving them, lly properly fi ling the blanks, whl< h are left at the polls of oui heJsction district, and obaenring the above request, every daily paper hi New York will he aide to furnish tbo public with the result of tlie election >n the following morning. The journals comporting the Associated Press are the Journal of Com merer, Hkbm.h, Tims, Tiili une, Exj.rrtt, Sun, Kirn tng Otmnureial Adveriiter, H - rid, SUiaU Z-itung, L) mnkrat and Courritf dei EOtU ('nit. D. II. CRAIG , Agent of the Associated Press. TO EDIT0H8, AGENTS AND TKI.KfiRAPII OrEKATORfl. Vrrint ns tiis A-?ocunn I kkhs, I Nrw Yi'Hk, Friday, Nov. 1, 1881. f Ckntijtmkx ? In order to simplify Hnd make eaay your duties and ours on election night, wo beg to ask your particular attention to the following r quests: ? 1. Send on election night only the vot" for Secretary of State, Attorney General and Canal Commissioner for the short term (to till vacancy), and for thoso three oftlcera givo i s the flgurfs in full. % fiend on election night, or as soon after the polls Close as possible, the nam ?* and polities of Senators :uid A.-s 'lnhlymen known or believed to have beeu elected, hit do if t givo us the figures. By complying strictly with tho above requests every doily paper in tie! state will be able to give tho general result in the Slate on the morning following the election. Please be tiarticular to give us the well as the town or district, to which your dispatcher, may re fer. Kespcctfully, 1'. H. CKAIO, General Agent Associated Press. NEWS FROM GEN. FREMONT'S ARMY, M'w.vunsu), Mo. , Oct. 29, 1881. Tlio total number of killod, wounded anil missing of tho body guard is fifty-one. The killed and wounded of the rebels, according to their own statement, fs about eighty The Home Guard appears to have come out strong. They captured an 1 brought back Major White, who was a prls ener, and the fourteen rebels who were taking him to General Trice's camp, last night about twenty of them charged on Lieutenant Colonel John II. Price aud twelve other rebels, killing one of them, twelve miles south o' here and breught all tho rest on, and they are now pris oners in our camp. The roar divisions of our army are coming up to us by forcod marches. Genera's l'ope and Hunter's commands are expected hore this evening, and General McKins try's to-morrow. Ail of our troops are iu tho best of spirits, and full of enthusiasm. General Fremont has taken possession of thn flouring mill in this county, and is rapidly gathering supplies for the army. Gonerai Price is near tho Arkansas line. It is doubtful whether ho will give ub battle. The rebel officers thought that the body guard that mads the attack was twenty-flva hundred strong, and ou their retroat swore at their men as a set of cowards. Wo got about sixty of th' ir muskets, drop|>ed In their flight. Our advance Is at (l/;uk, fifteen miles south of hero. Fiftc n of the body guard were buried yesterday after noon v\ it It military honors. The ISerton Cadets. II ilman'a Sir" -h" t- is, General I'remont and stair, all tho sur viving and unw rnnd -d guards, and a large number of citizens, tnalo and female, follow*! in the procession. Tho I- li s wero buried in ? n ? grave, into which General ytetr.' nt cast the llrst earth. RELEASE Or COLONEL MULLIGAN BY GEN PRICE. JKfrsttsoir Ctrr , Nov. 1, 1881. Passengora from thu West report that Colonel Mulligan had been released by General Price. Ho was seen at Warronshurg to-day, on his way to Lexiugt<o, to bring away a child left there. Htt release indib .tos that the commission from St. Louis tomo days since to effect the exchange of C<>l*4i ta Mulligan ,Peabody and Major Van Horn for Gen Eiost, Col. Uoweu and Major Williams, captured at Camp Jack'-'D, has been successful. CORRECTION. In i nr list of the prison is removed from Fort Ijifay rtto we, by a mistake, published the name of /T. Philip Iaus lalo. Th ? n^me of the surge, >u atUched to tho Sara toga, who r -igr.ed and was sent to Fort iAfayeito, is James A. IJniTsay,of North Carolina. l)r. lansdaloia surgeon of the John Adams, and is a strong L'djoq mas. Personal Intelligence. ( aid. Dornin, of the United States Navy, is stopping at the New Y' rk Hotel. C 'urn1 "re Innvin, of the t'nited State* Navy, and Col. Eu.i ht , of the sixty-thin! regiment, New Yoik Volun teer. i c stopping at the i Iareudon HvteL

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