Newspaper of St. Mary's Beacon, September 12, 1861, Page 2

Newspaper of St. Mary's Beacon dated September 12, 1861 Page 2
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SAINT MARTS BEACON LBMAftO TOWH, MD. THURSDAY MORNING. SfiPT. IS. 1861 To indents “Tbr Rebel/* a poetic wntriUtiwi. will U pabiiokd in ocr next ioue. ‘ Chanti cleer,” bj a young OrniilriWor, Wn* T - eeind too lote for publication thi week. Wo will ciulcarur to mke room for it in our next. Though entertaining the high*, est respect fir the author of the communica tion signed * St. Inigoe*’,” we must reject fully decline to publish hit contribution, deeming it impolitic at thia time to give it to the pnhlio. Arrest* in the County. On Friday night last. aV>out 12 o’clock, a pome of Federal marines, numbering aome thirty men. under the command of Cspt. Mygwlt of the steamer Reliance, surrounded the house of Joseph 11. Mad do*, finqr., near Herring Creek on the Potomac, and arrested Joseph 11. Mad dox, Thomas H Maddox and Joseph S. Wilson, the latter of whom, we learn, is a resident of Haltimnre eiry. The arrested parties wars taken to Washington where thsy are present confined. Joseph 11. Maddox is represented by the Firming SUir to be an officer in the Confederate Army and all the parties are charged by the same piper to have been engaged in recruiting men for the Confederate service. We have no doubt that the allegations of the Star are false, and we trust soon to be able to reconi the release of the prisoners and their sals return to their families. The Peace Party. We are free to confess, that we now re gard the rrcanstruction of the Union upon any basis, and especially upon the basis of the Federal Constitution, as altogether a chimerical idea and beyond the range of reasonable probability. With this convic tion, we think that good and patriotic men. Instead of laboring to bring about a recon struction by war or childishly lamenting and complaining of tho evils which dis ruption may have brought upon the coun try, would bo far better engaged if their energies were directed to the making of peace and the most of the circumstances by which me find ourselves surrounded. The theory—which has alone commended this war to many honest minds—that there is a strong oppressed Union sentiment at the South, only wailing the successful ad vance of the Federal army to develop it •df and rescue the different seceded Stat< s from the domination of the Have oligar- j ♦by. as Ul' called, is fhst being d’s a, d by intelligent snd candid men even at the North. This section, without we are very niNoh mistaken, is industriously waking up to the conviction, that the South is a oni: and determined upon separation, cost i what it may. Whether for good reasons or for no reasons at all. the South has de termined in the most deliberate and solemn manner and with an unanimity which is without parallel in the history of ci i commotions, that it is well for her to be alone or at least to live apart from the uon-alare States with which she was re cently connected. In tho presence of this determination and of an undoubted ability to maintain it, it is bile to debate the ques tion whether secession is a crime against the Constitution or which section was orig inally in fault. We do not advance an j iueh by such a discussion. If the South is in the wrong, and the North can neither reform her by argument or by force, the very best thing, it strikes us. for the N rth to do in that ease is to mske peace and the best international bargain she can with the South. But it would be a great, an unbearable humiliation to our national; pride to acknowledge the independence of the Confederate-States. A great humilia tion it might be. but we deny that it would be unbearable. There is not a nation in the civilised world—certainly not one upon the continent of Europe—that has not been afLi ted with n similar humiliation, but they have all contrived to bear it and some of them have even fattened upon it. But •it I* idle to whimper after this fashion. The North cannot conquer the South and she knows It. The South knows It and the whole world knows it. The acknowl edgment of the independence of the Con federate States is a stern neceesity which may he postponed but cannot be avoided, and the question arises, whether the Stab* that still acknowledge the authority of the Federal Government shall consent to ruin themselves in order to postpone for n year or so n humiliation which is inevitable and which ia likely to be increased both in breadth and depth the longer the war cnonanes. The mission of the Peace Party ef Maryland, if we naderstand it, is to avoid this ruin by bringing the war which is new raging between the two sec tions to n speedy conclusion. Thus in terprstiag its purpose, we shall cheerful ly give to it in the coming contest in this Stale nil the aid and comfort we can command. i f £ InOVrpfl | Joseph Radford, a citicen jf Beggar** • Neck, in this County. was drowned whilst {attempting to crocs Britton'* Bay, in a canoe, on last. The canoe im set but a short distance from the Loowtrd Town wharf, tut, ss no one was n*sr at the time, severs! -minutes elapsed before | any attempt at rescue could be made. -The i deceased wa* an {unmarried man. ab>nt j !. . thirty year* of age and is -opposed to have been intoxicated St the lime the sad sc* ‘cident occurred. | His body was not recovered until Saturday meriting, though repeated attempts were ma i- on Thurs i dap snd Friday to secure hi* remains. New Firm By reference |o onr advertising col umns. it will be aebn that Geo. A. Simms ! and Francis X. Simms have formed a co j partnership in thei mercantile business at ,| (he old stand of Spurns k Maddox, Leon j ard Town, under tibc name of Geo A. A iF. X. Simms, commend the enter | prise of our young friends to the patronage of our readers and[ tho public. , Declension. In response to t|he card of “Justice,** publi-h* d in cmr weeks’ issue, we are requested, by the (lon O. Miles, to state that he declines being n candidate for re ; election to the Senate of Maryland, at the ! ensuing Fail clcrtjnn. I The Hews During the past ;wcek the most intense excitement has prevailed in our communi ty. growing out of ; the incessant rumors and reports that have reached here, in re lation to the posture of affairs in and around Washington. Evejry day brought tidings of the advance of tip* Confederates, togeth er with rumors thaff either Beauregard or Johnson bad. or wquld speedily cioss the Potomac, and make’ a flank movement upon the Federal Capitolj The week has pas sed, however, and jdie Potomac has not been crossed, nor has there been a further advance made uponjthe part of the Con federates. On the {contrary, late advices from Washiugton show a retrograde move ment on the part of Beauregard, though Munson Hill and ij:her recently fortified posts an* still in thejhands of the Confed erates. The prevailing Federal impres sion seems now to U>, that an attack npon Washington, if ever contemplated by Beauregard, h.u, at h a>t for the present, been abandoned. We, however, place no reliance in any thing that reaches us, by way of Washington! or indeed from any ! source, unless well authenticated by rclia ♦ v j ble and responsible parties. Indeed, in our judgment, it is more likely now that . the Confederates are;around Washington, in full force, than ifjthc Washington Star. Federal telegrams, and other and like sources of informatidD had stated that such was the case, and that they were hourly expecting an attack from the “rebels.” — The late heavy cannonading, heard In the direction of ia officially re ported to have been “battery practice, wi’hout balls,** but from other sources, we learn, that there has,been a series of heavy .-kirmishtiig between the outposts of the belligerents, for the past several days, in which, we infer from the non-puhlication of results, the Federate came of second best. Advices from Wcittern Virginia, to the Bth instant, state thsvt Ruseucrans is ad vancing upon l*ee, and that a great and decisive engagement, in that quarter, is imminent. From Baltimore city, we learn, that Gen. Dix and the Provost Marshall are again actively at work —making arrests, seizing upon private property, suppressing the picture trade, regulating the city fash j ions and laying strict;inhibitions upon the f colors, red and blue. This business— maU as it is—is crofting considerable ex citement in that city.’ and the loyalty of the juveniles is reported to be wavering under this new-fangled and puritanical species of oppression Mayor Brown has j also been ordered to suspend the payment |of the salaries of tho Baltimore Police. 1 upon the ground that it is “levying an unnecessary tax upon the citizens of Baltimore** and. that; “the peace of the 1 city is seriously endangered by the offi cial employment of nien to remain idle.” Capt. Alexander, f the Potomac Zou aves, has escaped from Fort McHenry, which has led to redoubled vigilance upon the part of the of that post. It is reported that Mntthias* Point has been by the Government, and that n large force bus been stationed there, and also at Pope*s Creek cn the Maryland side. The Peace Convention met in Balti m ort qm Tuesday last, tat we have re ~ * V ceived no report of its proceedings. Sam rk or “Ftofa Tbmplk.”—New York, Sept. 6.— This celebrated horse “Flora Temple** was Seised here yesterday ae the property of W to. McDonald, of Bal timore, an officer in the Confederate army. 1 1 [Mr. McDonald is in the Coufeder -1 ate army but in Baltimore.] r lif - m ■ .1 . " !ISB"yjIM [Co*ltb*ujfcTKD 1 Meurt Editor* —The rorf piruriof tjftod to me, 1 cuiifou, grata!yitqgj manner \j to which my name. iu conjuucU*M with Jmy colleague*?. C. 1. Dura lit. h*? been I presented to th? public, in jour issue of the 29’h ultimo. <b*mainh from me : the expression of grateful ucktyMdedge * meat. sad. at the same . me an opportunity of aunmocing my f intention to wsthdnw front public life. aud of stating the principal reasons that *; influence ae in doing so. ’ Iu this connection, it would be trifling I with the public patience to dwell on mat ( tera personal to myself, and as affecting ' my private afiuirs only—otlwr and grav ’j er reasons are present to my mind and have determined my action in (fie prem ises. When elected to the position I now occupy, in 1857. and again in 1859. the most far-sighted of our public men I I failed to perceive either the proximity . <>r the magnitude of the dangers then at hand, and which have Mure over j whelmed, not to say prostrated, the pub lic liberties. Had it been possible for fhfc voters . of this county, to have realised Jhe dan - . gers so impending, aud the Wright of responsibility they were - abodjLuJ de | volve oq their Utot i General Assembly, the issues, which then presented themselves, would have had little influence in determining the ' result of cither election, and it would t ' have been as foreign to my wishes and . sense of duty to ask, as it would have b*en to the interests of my fellow cili | tens to bestow on mo, their suffrages. Tinder ordinary circumstance* —in times of quiet, aud of public and private pros perity—it is excusable, in ambitious me i diocrity, to aspire to political distinction, ! but, in times like the present, when the '! principles o/ public and Constitutional j law are being frequently and boldly im 1' pugued, aud ought, therefore, to be ably aud boldly defeuded—when a scathing ! eloquence, power of analysis and lucid i enunciation of public rights, as based ilou public and Constitutional law, avail; •more than one hundred silent votes—l 1 feel, that to other than my guardian ship ought the public liberties be coj i signed, and other and more disciplined j minds ought to be invoked to keep ; ward over the expiring liberties of my native laud. Having, in common with a majority of the Senate aud House of Delegates, rendered myself obnoxious to the cen i sure of vindictive and irresponsible pow | er, and claiming no exemption from the | consequences that may attach to the | faithful performance of my duty, as a rep- I resentative from Saint M iry’s County, 1 i stand acquitted, iu my owu mind, (and I j hope also in public estimation) of being ; actuated by unworthy apprehensions, of u : mere pcisonal nature, in declining re-norni { nation to an office, to the full and proper t discharge of the duties of which, in the , S present deplorable rtate of affairs, 1 feel , j myself unequal. To those friends, whose kjjHb-pnefcr | ances have twice elevated me to position | far lieyoud my deserts, I return my heart felt thunks, and to all my fellow citizens I jteuder my grateful aeknowlediiient? for j the lenient view they have taken of my | many deficiencies, and of much that may i have appeared censurable iu my Legisla tive career. GEORGE H. MORGAN. Semtcmbor Bth 1801. THE HOME GUARD. A an earnest of what the Tories of Ma i rylund mean to do, we have under the auspices of the Government and with the approbation of The A liter icon and other : organs of the Union party, the organizu- I lion of a 44 Home Guard,” throughout tin* ’State, which is being regularly drilled, i aud supplied with arms by the Govern- I ment. The object of the move ment is apparent. It is to sow the j seeds of civil war among our own people ;to arm neighbor against neighbor, friend ; against friend. It is to reproduce in .; Maryland all the horrors which are now i being enacted in Missouri—to remove the i question of her destiny from the balh>t-box ' i to the battle-field, and to take away every ‘ possibility of a peaceful solution. This ;is the insidious design of the Adminis tration iu arming the Union men of Ma ! ryland. There is no pretence that the “Home Guard” is needed for the defence of the Capital or that its members are to • constitute part cither of the regular or , volunteer forces of the Union They are being armed, drilled and equipped at the Government ex (tense, without being en j listed in its service under the authority of r | a special act ot Congress, appropriating $2,000,000 fur the purchase and distribu - 11 turn of arms among the loyal citizens of Maryland, Kentucky and Missouri. In 1 the meantime every effort is being made ; i to disarm that portion of our people who are supposed to. sympathize with the i (South, or are known to be opposed to the aud policy of the Administra tion. Swords which were family heir !, loons, —muskets which hod been m pos - session of the families of the owners since the Revolution or the War of 1812—fowl -1 iwg-pieces which were never intended to Ibe used except in a partridge field or a snipe-bog—pistols which were kept mere i ly as a defence against burglars aud rob | here—all these have been taken from the , j bouses of citizens, and furnish now per . baps, part of tbe armory of this very “Hume Guard.” Why (his disarming of ' one half of our population, and secret arming of tbe other Y The very mystery . with which the organisation of (he Home Guard baa been conducted, justifies the darkest suspicions as to its purposes —sus- picious which a review of the past con duct and present spirit of the Union-men in Maryland, is calculated to strengthen rather than lemove. — South. ___ r Yotno America in England. —At a well-known bchool at Stoneyhurst, in Rag land, the boys have caught the lever of Ame lit an revolution, and, as Federalists ■ aud Confederates, have been fighting | obstinately. Scans or ths uii Knoaosuhnt. Hatters* Inlet, the scene of the late eu [ gag>*tuent. in which lira Hotlsr won his victory, is situated alr-’Ut twelve miles 1 from Cape H altera? lighthouse It J* |, known to the mariner by ahw sand Island, 'which was formerly • round hammock, covered with trees u the east sice of the j entrance. The breakers seldom extend 1 entirely across the entrafife to the cove | or harbor, but r.t nosrly aW time*’make •on each side, and between them H*? the I channel. The bar b* approached front the northward and eastward, and vessrl should keep in four or five fath oms of water ab*ng the breakers until ! upwi h the opening. The least water on the lar is fourteen mean low w-iter. and the rise and fall of tlje fide but two j feet. Once inside thr inlet the mariner 1 finds g'Mtd nchrage in # hard sand bwt • tom: except a few sticky spots at the head ‘of the channel. The anchorage affords I protection from all winds except those ! fr**m the southward and westward.

I As an entrance to Pamlico, Albemarle and Currituck Sounds, tkc possession of Ilatteras Inlet is of vast importance to tbe Federal government. NN ith Ocracoke aud i Hattcras Inlets closed. North Carolina may ,j be said to be completely shut iu from the ocean. Privateer? can i.o longer be sent to.gea through the Dismal Swamp Canal *ud Albemarle Sound, and all odnuuuiii- I cation between Virginia aud Europe is effectually cut off. Newborn, on the : Neuse river: Washington, on the Pamlico river; Elizabeth City, on the Pasquotank, | and a number of other ports on the Roaii ! oke and Chowan rivers, will also be in- I eluded in tbe blockade. Pamlico hound (au inland sea. 80 miles long and from ten to twenty-five mile* wide, conn cting ' with the Albemarle Sound on the north and the Pamlico and Neuse rivers on the West) can no longer be of any service to ' the Confederates of North Carolina, now • that its principal inlet has been closed. ' Albemarle and Currituck Sounds will also be effectually closed. Ocracoke Inlet, which is about twelve : miles southwest-of Hattcras Inlet, is dc fenued by a battery of 82-pounders, six in i number. In a military jaunt of view its possession is equally as important as that ol Hattcras Inlet, as it affords an easy entrance to Pamlico Sound and its numer ous tributaries. Through tut? inlet ves sel? from Tarborough, Greenville aud Washington, on the Pamlico river, and Wayuesborough. Goldstorough and NVw b*-ra. on the Neuse river, have been in tbe habit of proceeding to sea. Tax Prisoners or War. —Almost nil the leading journal? of the North, even the hottest of the War organ?, agree in stie nuously urging upon the Administration the moral necessity for allowing an ex change of pri?ouers. The utter absurdi ty is admitted everywhere of clinging to ' a punctilio that can effect nothing but an j aggravation of those sufferings which are • crowding thick and fust upon us. Vet the Government seems as iu sensible to the re monstrances and counsel? of its own organ? u? it is to the most natural dictates of hu manity and of common tens;. It is diffi cult to conjecture what reasonable justifi cation can be offered by those in power to ! the unfortunate beings who are thus made the victims of Administrative obstinacy. 1 They were prompt to answer the call of the President, in his emergency, and now, in their hour of need, he deserts them.— Is this heartlcssncss, or Uit insanity Y The Administration knows that should hostili ties be protracted through one vigorous i campaign, there must be ultimately an ex | change of prisoners ; why then pout ami falter like a headstrong schoolboy about a concession that is inevitable ? Every j hour of delay is an hour of discomfort, j pain and anxiety to number? of worthy ; people, who deserve the especial consider ation of the Government, since in its ser vice their mishap occurred. Yel they are left lo languish in prison, because some ; miserable quibble or point of etiquette ; stands in the way of negotiation for their : release. This is carrying folly to the : verge of criminality.— X. U. Lktiiy ' Xrui. \ \ | From the Boston Courier. The National Detective Police.— We are informed that an eminent Western ! detectiv eis at the bead of this national i police organization, who has nearly com j pleted his operations, so as to pounce upon j all the traitors about. Who can this i mysterious individual be ? •'The almost j inevitable intimation is that the announce ( ment, ridiculous in itself, is only a sorry Joke, and that by the “eminent Western . detective” is meant a person no less dis j tinguished than the respected occupant of tbe executive chair. H * * .j A national detective system, of a some- I what similar description, though modified i more or less by the influence? of a more j enlightened and humane age. has prevailed 1 ; iu France aud Russia—aud iu both still 1 ‘ prevail? to a certain limited extent Spies, j m both countries, were every where, and mingled iu the most ordinary occupations ’, of life. The geutleman or lady, whom , you met iu all the unrestrained freedom of !, .?ocia] intercourse, the waiter at your hotel. , the damsel who inspired the devotions of '.your heart, perhaps your mo<t intimate ' I seeming friend, were all in the pay of the '; government. • The mob of Paris overthrew tbe Bastile ’| to its foundations, and Lafayette sent its j keys to Washington,—ami still they hang [i at Mount Vernon, a terrible witness against anything iu this country like a ;! Detective Police force, in tbe employment ; of tbe State. ;i ■ Tux Tatarxe going into the Hands ot ■ tuk Adolitiomstc —We understand tha* | a Mr. Gay. tbe leader of tbe great Anti i Slavery Society of this city, and a well , known abolitionist, has recently pur chased a large number of shares in tbe i-Tribune Association, and thus becomes • j an influential and directive partner in that f already distinguished abolition organ The i authority fur this statement is Mr. Camp, ; himself a large stock holier iu the Tri buuc. — He redd. .j A Mixed RKttinaKt. —The Lynchburg I • i Virg aiaa says: — . , “When the Tiger Uiflw. who played i i ;neh havjv- wi*h Lincoln’s Pet la , u ,at Mananas*. memorable 31* mssed through tbL city, we though* j we Had seen a specimen **f the roughest ( \ and kw* ferocious set of men on f | I bnt when we speak of the Tenth L-’UI*-, .(ana Regiment, of New Orleans, which . j psssel thr-'ugh this city on Sunday. I- • s j gnage is imiApqnatc to give a dercnption. [ I emunnaed mi it was of English. French. 1! Germane. Dutch, Italians, Sicilians. Span iards. Portugese. Swiss. Mexicans, In- ( 1 dians. and Creoles, who. iu their Jjbber- , i iug, seemed to represent a second •. ( j The commsntler. together with many other - M officer?, are veterans who served through ‘out the Crimean war. The comma ids .: are given in French. Dutch, Rpamah, or something else which wo could not exart i' ly understand, but seemed to be executed ; with promptness aud a remarkahtG dnpmM l of precision. The Mexicans, particularly, were object> of mtidi curiosity with our ’ citizens, many ot whom had nc\cr been one before. ’ ! The Maryland Senate —As 1 there is some inquiry as lo the counties from which State Senators are to be chosen jin November next, we may state that that i body is composed of twcnly-lwy member?, , one-half of whom are elected every two ; years. The eleven to be elected this fall • , i arc from the following counties Anne 1 Arundel, vice Franklin, deiu., whose term expires; Oalvort, vice Graham, opposition; ; Charles, vice Gardiner, deni.; Caroline, I vice, Nutlle, “opposition ; Fmlerick; vice i j Kimmell, opposition ; Prince Gergc’?, • vice Brooke, deiu.; yuciiii Amies, vice . Bradley. fpp.; St, Mary’s, vice Miles, Idem.; Washington, vice Stone, opp*sition; ( Somerset, vice Dashiell. oppo.-iiiou, and I Montgomery, vice Duvall, deiu. Th se who hold over for two years bn -1 gcr are M Kaig, Hem., of Allegany ; Vel b.tt, opposition, of Baltimore city ; Hcck i art, deni., of Cecil; Smith, opposition, ot Carroll; Goldsbopuigh, opjaisition, of, Dorchester; Whittaker, uppuidtioii, of liar-; ford; Watkins, democrat, of Howard: j Blackiston, deni., of Kent; Golds borough, dent.. of Talbot; T\vn |st*nd, deiu., of Worcester, and. | Lynch, deni., of Baltimore county. I We have given tlu-ir party designations as known at the time they were elected ; Recently, however, Messrs. Y Holt and | Whittaker, of the opposition, holding over, have acted generally with the State’s rights : or peace party, while Mr.' Goldshorough, Idem., of Talbot, ha? taken side? with tht j Union party. (From the Richmond Examiner.) Movement or the Army of tux Poto- , j mac.—The signs at Manassas indicate mu I advance movement aud an early cugage ; ment. j j Monday the Maryland regiment tMk ; ! possession of Munson’s Hill, two miles' ; from Bailey’s Cross Roads. This move- I j ment was followed on Tuesday, by the) occupation of Mason’s Hill, by the ad- j vaneed Confederate forces, under Gen. j Liiugstreet, proliably four or five thuus- i '{and strong. The advanced guard, eon-j fisting of two eoiupnuiea of the Mary-j . land regiment and four companies of ! Col. Hill's (Virginia) regiment had | quite an animated skirmish with about' I four hundred Federal?, who retired be- j i fore them, lowing ten dead ou th j j field. Our loss about six killed and jwounded. All day Wednesday our troop? were ' j under arms, expecting momentarily to b- ! 1 ordered to the support of Longstreel, I who had every reason to anticipate an I I attack. Thus stands the case at out | last accounts. The Monotony of the , 1 army of the Potomac has been at last I broken. It is now on the- advance.— j Every soldier's heart beats high in con | sequence. Five thousand of our troop*, j 1 arc in sight of Washington. I | Admission of Missouri.—A bill ad-' j milting Missouri into the Southern Con i fede racy, on eertian conditions, wa? passed i | by the Confederate Congress on Monday, j j August 19th. The conditions are that 1 , Missouri shall duly ratify the constitution ! i of the Southern Confederacy, thr ugh Iter I! legally constituted authority, which au- . tbority is declared to be the government of Gov. Jackson, who was lately deposed, j ( j President Davis is also authorized to ms- i ,; ter into the Confederate service, in Mis- j j souri, such troops as may volunteer to! , | serve iu the Southern army The bill ’ ! likewise empowers the President of the j I Confederate, States, at his discretion, at r p any time prior to the admission of said j State? as a member of the Confederacy, 'to perfect and proclaim au alliance, offui- I sivc and defensive with the said govern-; , i ment, limited lo the period of the existing - II war between this Confederacy and the 1 11 United States, the said treaty or alliance ; tobe in force from the date thereof, and j | j until tbe same shall be disaffirmed or re- 1 , jeeted Ly this Congress. rj i Heenan Against all England.— We! f! Have already published iu the columns of*! . i the Republican John C. Heenan’s dial- ! , J lengc to the beat man in England to fight | ; him for SIO,OOO a side, either in the' , United States or in England, but with ( j certain conditions in tbe Utter country ,I To this Maoe. who recently conquered 11 Hurst, in a prize encounter, replies that 1 1 *e will fight fur $2,500 a side; but Jack MeDuuald, Uccuau’s ex-trainer, Las since published the following card in some of the London papers: Sir : I will match Heenan to figbt any ' Bian iu England for £I, OOO a tide, and j |i *H gi v £4OO for expenses to fight iu t, Canada. This they cannot object to, as I; he will be fighting among his own ouuu jtrvmen. and 000 miles from HccnatTa ! | friends. The match to oonie off in April 1 1 next; the money not to be giveu up till 1 i j lost or won by a lair stand-up tight. , ! Should this suit any of our champions, I ! prepared to stake £IOO any day they 1 may appoint, aud draw up article. Ism, ,sir, your obedient servant, MHMT.tr-T- **** m*_\ imi i—n—■^ ! Xl.us the matter rests: but it is *p^te4 iLat a match will He made between the two fiwhtera to come off Wore th** winter **• in. From Hi &"* Y° rte ‘ Tribune, fiept , 7 I Til*: THY Cllnt*lUT*il. i Let the great State of New York •rouse. ! The wfioT' Soulfc <i moving its available ' nMftary po to Si** line of the Potomac. , From Now Orleans, from Mobile, fi,., a P.*nsof from Sivnnmih. and fr. M Charleston, from Mlwonri even, and from ; Tcnnrswec, roaees of uieu. raiw-d by tf l 0 despotic influences so agreeable to the pol ' icy of the Oligarchy. are tramping their way northward. The President’* recent ' proclamation to the tree States for mors troops has been heard and obeyed by tho slave States Upon high Governmental authority we warn the firemen of the 1 North of the hstfy and •'•noral eotiopntni. lion of the military jaiwcr of the Sjulh upiwi the line of Potmnaw. end freeils upn* 'the mm who have the spirit fight f r five aoil. froe speech, and free men. to flock to the army ami to march to \\ r a >!i --ingtoo. From Me .V. I. HWrf, Stjtf 7 ih. Tub Tlattkka# Victory and tub Prkk. I —Tite sharp criticisms on General But ler and Commodore Stiiugbam iu uu newspapers, for mt completing their w if ]( ion the North Carolina const, and caj.tur-. ing Beaufort and the other inlets-, is hav ing its effect here. Successful as it peared at first sight, there arc these wit. do not scruple to declare that the wnoi-i , was a blunder, and showed an entire waui of purpose, when it might have been made the 11101*1 telling blow of the war. Hod the Carolina anti Gaosgia coast been aj. lacked two months ago, there would never have been a concentration of Coufuderaui •troops in Virginia, tu would not hate I;*t the battle of Manassas, and thr to-day would u-.l le beb-ogucred l.y the Confederate armies. We will probably learn how 10 do things properly by 41 -d by. Fx-PttKSl DENT PIKKCK CaM.RD ON FOR A Spbkcii.—Fx-President Pierce was at , Lafayette, Indiana. Thursday night of last week, lie was waited upon by some citizen* of the place and serenaded. Ho made a f* w remarks, a portion of which are reported as follows ; ' “I left New Fnglan lto observe for trw self the attractions and a (vantages of a portion of tlie Great West, in th** tu '-t f|uiet manner possible, and with an irrevo cable purpose nut to make a speech during imy absence. I give you my sympathy •in this hour of our country’s severe I give you my sympathy in your love for I the glorious Union which our father* ! delivered to u*. and in your reverence for, 1 and fidelity to, all the provisions of the : constitution upon which that Union Iks reposed.” Major Sykstkh’s Visit to RiniMo -r -- | The statement in our issue of the 22J u!t , j that Major A. K. Syrster had gone to I Knhmond. Va., in order to procure the I release of T. A. Kyslcr, of Chita ! bersburg, Pa., and that the fncuus of I Mr. Kystcr had advanced him SSOO, | and that he is to receive a. fee of Jin case he should succeed, turns uitt 10 jbe untrue. Major Syestor has gone '0 ’ Hiehmond and will, if possible, procure j the release of bis friend, Mr. Eystcr, 1 hut he has not gone under a euuiract as above stated. We hope be may ac ; compil'd! his purpose. —Jiounabotv {Mi) (Mid Fellow FEDERAL liOSS AT TUB BaTTLB OK SPKINO • field.— The official report ot the bade 1 near Springfield, Missouri, shows *n ag ; gregutc of 1,235 casualties among the • Federal forces, a follows: Killed, 2-1; I wounded. 721 ; missing. 291, Nearly all the inbsing were captured by the Confederates, bat they have !• i released, with the exception of the oflicew, ami have arrived in camp or arc under t way’, Some say they had to take thcoith, .and others say they had not. i Aor. op tub World --The deepest do fKisil of guatio known is 70 feet. Accord , ing to Humbohh, a deposit of three cen ! furies would not exceed one-third of an ; inch in thickness. By an easy m.ilbe i maticul calculation, it will l*e seen that at this rate it would take almost counties# , centuries to form the deepest guana bed. •Such a calculation carries us back to a | former geological perbid, and prove# that jiu past ages a greater number of bini# | existed. Capt, Burroughs, of tho schooner Re mittance, who was seized near Port To , bacco by .Commander Craven and taken to Washington, is still in jail with his broth er and two others who were on board. The passengers have been discharged. Capt B. will probably be discharged to morrow, the charge against him of being I conoeriicd in the burning of the light-beets : being without fuuudatiou. The seizure t* believed to have been made ou tho tufa* ! (nation of a negro. j Compromise After All. —The hjlw ; (t >hio) Empire, in a recent issue, ssys: Wc desire to remind the people—espe ■ ©tally those, so much opposed to s pesoeai ‘ hie settlement—tiiat no matter whether \ this war continue me, two, live or teu • years, in dm etui it will have to be settled jby & treaty of pe*je — a ouutpcouu^s | All wars have thus been settled —all *ari will thus be settled. ! From the Y. Y. Tribune. Maevlvxd Military —A # deleg^l# from the Maryland Unionists is in Wash ington, endeavoring to have that B**** made a separate military department, and put under a Marylander, in order to stim ulate patriotism by Stale pride. NOTICE. rpHfc SCHOOL FUND, for the irtt ire 1 ± inoatba of the year 'IMI will he dne aad I pavabU vu and after tufimf th* ataot. J. T. m. Mur. Tt*OaU*r Sept lath, I SSI, —tf.

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