Newspaper of St. Mary's Beacon, 27 Şubat 1862, Page 2

Newspaper of St. Mary's Beacon dated 27 Şubat 1862 Page 2
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SAINT MARY’S BEACON lgokard TOW I* MO.* YHVSt* AV MOftNIXO. >*EB. S7. W‘- *c*cia- . m Jt llkskv G. Haws**. one of <flp and most rr*-portable residence in the village of Mondav last, aged sl**ut TW yealK ♦Jam. / baa W. a long known to our com munity h. a grand and petit juror. in which ♦apsuniic* fo Ua faithfully **rvad the puK ]\ c for a period of*auiue forty Tears. Ilis affability. inl.grity and rigid discharge of public where be bat been walk'd op* “ to act. are widely known and , firurlriH ~J uonc will ,lcat * l '* c j more simvr*-ly lamented than by tbnft wit have had the pleasure of meeting and terving with bin. in tbe jury room Pr ogres* of Fanaticism i An.id tbe multifarious innovation* tint tbe existing administrate® W w*d* up on the tVostilutbuuil right* of tkc people j tiflbiit country, nothing • > glaring!} apparent to the naked eye as its bigh liauded and unscrupulous war upon the freedom of speech and of the press. Nor v*n it be raid that theae latitudinal depar ture* from the (\m*tilutii and the laws. are the result of the revolution now raging j amongst us. They should be rather at-; trlbulcd to the growing and dangerous : influence* of popular political ( and the revolution regarded as the acci- • dental mesas of their development. It , may be true that, without revolution, tbire ; would now be no fetters upon either pen ; or tongue in this country, but who can I deny, who has taken either a philosophic or •omif.on aenao view of the history o j event* for the past few months, that time . and the higher law heresies of Mr ew- j .rd would have eventually made this rove- j la lion; and. at no distant day, present* d - the ulterior fed*®* of Abolitionism *n mll the bideouanet-a of their deformity. Um.j m*..*•"* V"P*-1 lon upon the ground of siuipbe declaration. . There are a great many lawyers among j the Abolitionists of the North, and they j might quite naturally inquire—where’s yvur evidence *: Now. legally or tcehni eally, of courae wc have none, but, a this , is not a matter to be tested in a court of j law, but at the bar of .public opinion, the j antecedents and published political w;nti- . incut* of Mr. Seward, and of hi* satellite* ■ at 'hr North, may not U irrelevant to the point at And now for the antecc- | dents of Mr. Seward. Holding, at this ; time, the highest position in the Cabinet j of the nation, he is known to have long, M ncc placed bis foot upon the American Ooiistituiion. He has publicly and re-, peatedly | ronouneed it—“a league with death and a covenant with Hell. ’ He | baa advocate**!, in the legislative Halls nd upon the rostrum, departure* from the lime-honored and accepted construc tion* of that Constitution. He has. time and again, advocated ibe d> ctrinc ot* uni v*rsal emancipation and counseled open resistance* to tbe law* of the laud. He has declared the Fugitive Slave Law uu- ( constitutional and counseled its infringe- j mei)t throughout the North and tin , >Ve*t. In bis recent pknipotence, be , has openly violated the imwt ancient and j sacred principle* of common and statute j law and wreaked" vcngfancc upon all \ who have dared n>Ut bis aggressions. j Nor can ii be said lhat be In*, thus, far, outstripped either bis satellites or! Northern public opinion. On the con- j Irary. Grcely. Suiuner 6i are not yet i siii*fi~*d. Tlic auspenrio® of the writ of, i/uhms Corpus and the suppression of freedom of speech and of tbe pros, will not suffice to appease the voracity of their appetite*. Convert* to the. higher U school of Sewardisw, they favor no half-way practice of its doctrine*. Hav ing heartily embraced the cause of eman cipation, they cling to their tenet* with fervor and tenacity, regardless of the cir cmustacos which have not uufrequrntly had a tempuriaiag effect upon the policy f their leader. Indeed, Mr. Soward could now avail but little by recauUtiow. He has introduced tbe poisonous plant aft the North, it haa become a staple and Grecly A O'., will continue to cultivate it. The Northern mind has become too strongly impregnated with the poisonous effluvia, I# be healed by even bis skilful pieserip- ! tiant. Bread y*U have been known l; cure the hyppo, but there are alagr* ofj disorder for which all the science of Alb- j pnthy bare been vainly evoked. Special jdending and technical reasoning ure uuj watch for the rugged fervor of fonariekm;! and reformation. In the pnlpit, the school : room and the Hall* of National and State Legislation, must become both sincere and radical ere the efiict* ®f this subtle I eisw can be eradicated. But it is charged that Newardkm ha* hut comparatively few follower* nt the North, and that the great mass of the peo-' pie repudiate hi* heresies. This wo deny. ' And, mit neaoaaary to look beyond the • Hongromiimal reports that daily reach us i for evidence upon which to bate this 1 " ■ .. Jml - - - - 11 I If there are lat few Abolition '! tbe N'rth. how do SrwarJ. Sum tier. link. Fa*#eiutrn. famemti and * brtfrt of other* of the hijrber hr wWI, the femurs ef f'wgif’** H*n •lid Chase. it TiumbuU ir ftvwn (Hr W<*r? flow Uk. that the dry An* negro < ii'an(|prti •H is daily priwfog ;.fki vtditme. {land t* only hopi from the SiatwMßn .k the pa tent opposition of th VrwlUcß! ? Why has the drcapitalion of lliight, Vallau ! diupliayii and Stark biii sought, but that •ib** rvjuirite l>e obtained to • naef Ihi* kw over the l*rrshlenl*a | v. I 7 Why has l ti e North *o loudly cond'ntned the lie action ff the ' l*roid* nt in refcri-nce to the political ; primmer* ‘t K.r<ry slip that the l*rr*i deul bus taken, in which even the sem t iUs nee of the Uw been folk wed. Nortticrn fona; it isrn has decric*! him f<r • it. Can there, then be a doubt, as to i the rul condition of the Northern mind ? jla it nut patent to every one, that the i Constitution has re**cd to command even j kr bare respect of the Northern people? ' Then, who will deny that, oven without revolution, liberty was foul becoming an * mpty name in ibis country ? If Aboli tionism had censed to respect the Con stitution and the Inw* in one instance, j i* it likely it would have hesitated about jthiir infringement iu another? Hobiing I a doctrine above that of the Conetituttun, • and upon that Lasing a right to disre i*p the Fugitive Slave l.aw # would not any other law have been likewise disre garded when it came in conflict with their nefarious purposes ? Would they, in a short time, have hesitat* d to have %wppre**ed. either by mob. Stale laws or otherwise, the freedom of speech or the press should it dared to have upheld the (Vnstitn'ional right* of the slave holder *? Have they not Itolijly pioelaitn cd the dogmw, that popular political ma jorities shall rule i:d direct jhc affair* of the Government, despite the express ( provision* of the Constitution to the j contrary? Have they not trampled, time and again, upon the institution:: and rights ; of the State* and threatened them even j with coercive consolidation? But, we will j not further enumerate the abominable her-; esiis of Svwardism. Their curse is al- : ready upou the country, and, like tin-! i Asiatic phigue, is carryir.g desolation \ and woe into every corner of the nation. Then, let not Greedy and the weather- i truck Bennett ’ay our national misfortunes i at the door of the Southern people. I<et i them no longer charge that the bombard ment of Sumter inaugurated the existing ( strife. The origin and cause lie nearer ; home, indeed to a conriikrable extent, [ beneath the vest of Mr. Grcely. The i avowed opponent of reconstruction, upon i any h.-isi* that shall on.-nre the guarantee : of the Constitutional and paramount de- ■ maud* of the South, he confesses hi* pa-| trioikm to be subservient to his fanati- , risni, and demands that rapine and mur- . der shall folh'W the arm* of the North in ' . • their work of subjugation. Woe be unto a country when it shall fall under the control of such desirable and God-forsa- ! ken rulers! Home, andT t’alignla and ! Nero, and France, under Hanlon and llohcspierrc, will eoffice for example*. Recent Federal Victorica. We ha vt no wish to ignore or underrate the Federal victories which have been re i ccntly achieved iu Kentucky, North C’aro- I Una and Tennessee They are treated as ! fixed facts by the Government and nmy ! not. therefore, be gainsayed. If theae. j however, shall have the effect of perpet uating the delusion iu the Northern miud lhat the “backbone” of the rebellion has been broken or tlutt Uie South will lx* ready and willing aft< r a few more au*> defeats, to stack arum and bang out the white flag, we regard them a* greeter ee ls mi tie* to the victor* than vanquished. No reasonable men expect id, when tbe war commenced, that the victories would be all upon oae side. Bth parties, we presume, left a liberal tnargiu fur rever se*. but it u now contended, because the Confederate* have Utn beaten in three or four engagements in which tbe oppos ing forces had, iu some instance*, the ad vantage of position and in alt greatly the advantage of numbers, lhat “the rebellion haa culminated and is now declining !’* Ou ' this principle, the next successful Federal ’ skirmish, we suppose, will wind the rebe!- Ilion up. This i a comfortable theory, doubtless, but unfortunately it docs not impose.upon any body who is familiar with the spirit and resource* of the Foolh i ern people. The rebellion never can be I wound up until tbe South la completely subdued, or, a* Mr. flay told tbe Empe ror of Russia, until she is soljugaled “stock, lock and gun-barrel, hook, line and bob-sinker.” Kven if her armlet should be driven from the field —they have only been driven after uuie month’* [ fighting fivm Kentucky and Missouri ' where public sentiment i* divided on the I question of fe d *ion—the swamp* feto i mountain passe* and the qnerilin warforw ‘will still remain n> her. I sice iu th* i • in, i- I !torr rtf ffpoin were the Spanish amd ** i- driven fmm the field ami disbanded. arid a T *taF 3 ****■•“ rofu tint? domh.kws I. foreigner by her unconquerable w warriors, Is the Southerner lc*s r tenacious nf national honor and indepen v ■ dunce than lb. Spaniard? or ha* he h-m P at Laaarf? Wc are aware that the idea <1 hat prevail* d. that there was a strong at the South which only |T | waited the rnSt>ful advance of the In!* - S|ul army aai navy to burst forth with t 1 irrcMstTT.lc strength. hut tbi. has b*ng > been banished from all hilcilig nl society s > and is at pres* ut continid, we believe, to r the I'lpiou Editors ot* ibis State. Noih -14 j ing, then, is to be hoped from a division 1j in Southern sentiment o u the question of ■ f separation. Mr. Ely told os some month - or more ago, that the South was a unit . for independence and terribly in earnest* r j Every subs* quvtit advice from that qnar* * * tor has tended but to confirm the truth • , fulness of his irport. Very recent ao ' counts ropTi fcnr, that the Etc defeats i have bad the effect of converting the whole f j Southern population into are. t | determined to resist the invader* at every i j step and to the last extremity. Now, if the thing were practicable at all, (0 sub jugate a country like this by any power which the North has brought or hr able to bring against it, would require a patriar ■: chal life-time. Hoes any sensible man j believe that European interference can bo prevented if’ the war is prolonged fur twelve months? Shall the fate of Mexi co teach us nothing? Can it be a matter ;if d iuU • i v hat ha* pawed and i-. , passing across the Atlantic, in whoso ( favor intervention will be made 41 when 'tis made?" What will then be the situa- : lion of the belligerents? The N*rth will jat once be put upon the dt Tensive. Uo#- ton, New York and Philadelphia will he j menaced. Every Northern harbor will |bo blockaded. Northern commerce will ibe jwwept from the sea. The North will !he compelled to weaken her forces in the South and West to protect herself at horns. The Co Wral< ; relieved of the necessity of watching ihoir | immense coast line, will be enabled to 1 concentrate powerful armies in Missouri. { j Kentucky. Western Virginia and Mny ! laudr The capital itself, iu snch a con ! tingency, will be no secure resting place ■ for the Government. J>rivcn from post to pillar, our ruler* will be comp-lied to; i patch up a ha-ty and inglorious peace and . i upon condition* tenfold mure humiliating and injurious than they can now obtain by j , renouncing their mad 4j igjigOg*" : lion which can only end in realising. !**How natter* full by (Jailing schemes op- I# skcU j J Whe ttugranct listen* to tbs fovl't requr*;.* 4 j j War and other News : The war column* of our exchange* have, 1 for the past week, been mainly devoted to ! the official and detailed report* of the fight j jat Fort Duiirlson. They have not, a*; ! yet, succeeded, iiowcver, in arriving , ■ any definite or corresponding conclusion m to the comparative losses of the bellig-; ! erenls, but each day new and materially j different report* have lem received. The | Confederate loss, in kill.-d and wounded, ♦ is estimated at from 600 to 1800, whilst j I the loss iu prisoner* range* from 3.000 to j 13,300. Reports of the Federal loss also ; I differ widely. Officially, wc believe, the • ‘loss, in killed and wounded, is put dowa • !at from 1200 to 1300, but the statement •f an eye witness to the fight show* it to I have readied 1000 in killed and 4000 in , ! wounded. It is admitted on all sides to have been a most desperate fight, and, it , ii also admitted, that the Federal* ochicv- j ;ed a decisive and important victory. The 11 Confederate force iu the fight I* so va -1! riously estimated a* to render it quite impossible to arrive at any conclusion, as i! to the relative strength of the belligerents, 'fbe Federal force, it seems, was full 3U,- j 1900, whilst the Confederates are reported ; “ to have numbered from 7,000 to 30,000. 1 1 It is fair to presume, however, that the 1 • Confederates greatly outnumbered the ■ j smaller figure, and it it also equally prob- j r; able that (he Federal* had greatly the ad- > ; I vantage iu numbers. The escape of Fib 5 - j low and Floyd, together with a considers- j • S ble portion of the Confederate force, is ad- | • j milted, but there is a conflict of rumor* as , * I to the means by which the escape was ef ij fit*ted. Instead of stealing off in the I j night, as originally reported, it i* now ■ • \ currently rumored and generally believed. ‘ . that the escape was effected iu a different t manner. A correspondent f one of the lead r t ing Northern journals, who claims to have i - been an eye witness, states that K)oyd-and : Pillow cut their way through the Federal r lines, and carried with them a considers - ble portion of the Confederate force and I the Federal prisoner* that had been eap- J tured in the early part of the fight. The i same correspondent ska states that the I surrender of the Port was necessitated by > j a scarcity of ammunition and provisions, i * which was made manifest to him by an iu j speetton of the arsenal and the ucwwi*ra -11 riat after die surrender, lie further l state* that Pillow and Flryfi canid f ‘several of the b 1 gun*, some if which 4 were said to hsvc been the property of the i Federal*, pri*r to the Bull Run disaster, f Since the fall of Fort IKmcleon, no eny • gngcnicnt is reported in this quarter. Clarkesville and Bowling Green bait \ event M. hstfever. ennstdered duubtfn!. • Conffieting rrpnrts hare Wen received and , one statement ahowHfcm it is garrisoned * by fiO.UUO men and that a desperate rffrt i will be made to hold it. Beauregard, who ; has been engaged in fortifying lEi •* plmae for the past '.* w*eks, is to be dangeron.dy ill, with typhoid fever, and scriuns apprehension* as to his ultimate recovery are said to exist. A rumor al ’ an prevails in Federal circles, that Gov. llama has withdrawn the Tennessee .troops —numbering 7U,U*M) —from the • Confederate cause, in consequence of j the recent reaction in public sentiment iu

. that State. Indeed, the Federal* claim : that T* nnessce is already sul jugated, and that she will return to the IVmn, of her : own free will, ju4 so soon as she is pvr j milted to do so. It is useless for us to rtate, that we believe this report to be un- 1 founded, as we arc satisfied no sensible ‘ person eau be imposed upon by publica tions of so ridiculous and baseless a char acter. It is not characteristic of Tennes siana to submit, or even acknowledge an 1 error, iu the face of defeat, nor can one vic:ory, oven so potent iu character at (hat at Ronclson, frighten them from a cause they have- so enthusiastically cm- • braced. ! Reports from Missoori show that Prims j has not yet been 4 *bagg-d." oven though he has bet'll chased beyond the limits of the State. The great victory which the > Federal* claimed to have gained over him lu Arkansas, turns, out, according i to Southern nporf, to Have been a dect-, Jed reverse. The fight •* reported to < have taken place ai Sugar Preck, and the Federal* arc said to have Aiceu worsted, j with a loss of 7tHI men. The Confede rate loss is estimated at |OO. and Albert ' Pike telegraphs the result to President | Pa vis, as “a great victory ou the part ol Price." The fight had not closed, it • I seems, at latest reports and nothing is! known as to it* ultimate result. The Burnside expedition is still at work ’ iu North Carolina, its present field of operation being iqmtt the Chowan river. 1 A bri f skirmish bn* taken place at Win- : tun, iu which the Confederates were re- • pulsed with a loss of 2 men. The expe- , |di(i>n landed ami burnt the town and in.* > .mediately re-embarked. The notorious lOr 11. Foster, the bogus representative from N. 0. iu the Federal Congress, was | : killed in the skirmish. 1 It i* reported iu * 4 Uyal" circles, that j Savannah has been captured by the Fede- _ rl*. though late advices from the South report no fight in that quarter. Affairs are quiet at Port Royal and Pickens and | nothing new has transpired along the Southern coast. A close watch is being kept at Fortress Monroe fur the Merrim. c, iu consequence of a late report that flic ! was being rapidly prepared fur an expe li- : j tiou of some sort, notwithstanding the • fact that she has been recently reported as |“a lamentable failure and powerless of! j mischief." Affairs along the line of the Potomac > arc reported quiet, though rumors ef a i forward movement arc again rife. The ' 4 'grand army.” it ia now rumored, will i wove in -three grand divisions of from < , 40,000 to 30,000 men each. Hooker! will cross at Rudd’s Ferry, Banks the j , L’pper Potomac and McClellan move for* j I ward from Washington. The Confede- I | rate forces al Manassas are reported as not 1 materially diminished, and the great bat tic of the’war, it is still thought, wilt be . fought in this vicinity. | Utc intelligence from the South shows 1 j that enlistments fur the war arc still rapid- ■ ily going on. and there are no indications j f depression by the bite reverses. Most. , !if not all. of the twelve months men have • t ro-euli-n*d for the war. snd*m stubborn t J determination to acquire their iudepeu-; ' deuce seem* to every where prevail among . ? the Southern people. Indeed, (be war, | seems lu have just com mended, in good i earnest, and nut until the South shall be , j completely overrun, desolated and her peo- ' , pie annihilated will she give up the con- ! ; test. The next thirty days are pregnant • with mighty event*, hut it is by no means j | certain ha they will prove decisive a* tn . j the result *f the war. In Congress and the Maryland Legisla ture maUei* were programing about as ‘ usual. Both bodies-seem toinve thrown ! aside, for a tiaSc. the stem duties of office. 1 that (hr Federal victories might not pas> , j unropdeed. The Urtb-day of Washington was celebrated by 'Mth Uhlms on a grand scale and tb* 44 fuht l.” fivr the time, was forgotten in rbe fftnqucror. Mr Findlay delivered an address before the* Maryland , (.'•gUEiure. which was regarded hy thr C'ni xiktaas both fctiiotic and eloquent. We or* gratified u> learn that J. B. Loker and J. I. Ford. Kq*.. of (his toon -y hare hum rdeuoed from imprisonment by the Federal authorities They have I * bc?n confined for the pv*t rarcral month* in the Nafi mal prison al Washington, and 5 f owe their release, we presume, to what tho unionist* term 4 ‘Kxecutivc clemency i The grounds upon which they wtsry arrea- Ktcd have n>t been made public. RNIGMA. I . - I, lam composed wf 31 letter*. K >•/ 13. 3b 24 a ra-lubratcd volcano; My ife. 23. 31. 10. 5 i* one of the line# of British King*. 1 Mjr 30, 4. 11, 23, 3, 20 i* what we h.pc 1 our friend* in 4 *l)ixie" will saff.-ly do. My 3, 23, 22, 14, 7 is a term of oppro brium applied to the Southerners. |My 11. 0. 22. 7. 27 ia a useful article of household furniture. My 111. 7, 10. 23 ia the name of a plant, i My 17. 10 is a personal pronoun, j My~23. 3, 20, 20, 17, Ul is one of the pin lets. My 31. 17, 3, 31. 23, 14 is a river itt Scotland IMy 1. 19. 11. 4. 10. 21. 10. 20 was one of the favorite* of Edward 1. My 27, 12, 3,7. 14 is a camiverous bird. My 13. 23. 20. 23, Id was a goddeHr. My 8. 23, 3, 10, 0 ia a city in Italy. My 2 0, 30. 7i* a title of high distinction, . My 14, &. 3, 23. 10, 21 i* a man’s name, j • My .28, 2. 20, 19. 3, 21 i* the name of a ! ; celebrated lion hunter. i My 10, .0, 7. 10. 3 was one of the wise ! men of Greece. i My 1;, 23, 30, 11, 7; 14 is an amphibi ous animal. , My 20, 16, 23. 3 is a pirt of speech. My 3, 14, 20, 10 was one of the Roman Emp< r rs. My 20, 0. 18 i* an animal. r My 10, ft, 19, 3,8, 23 i* a delicious fruit.; | My 4. 29. 5 is an organ of the body, j My 12. 20, 3, 27 i* a woman name, jMy 29. 3, 24. 22, 27. 7.7. 19. 10. 13. | 23, 6. 20. 11 is one of ibe romantic he roine* of hi-tory. ; My 6, 3. |3 i<* an iiiect. |My 21. 30. 16. 23 18 i* a kind of fndi. . My 9. 20, 31. 23. 3 is a preposition. > My 7. 16, 13.4 i* what the Poet says makes the world go round. My 22. 23, 7,7. ft. 17. 20 is a celebrated field in Virginia. My 24. 9,1, 17, 10, 21 is one of the mouth* My whole i* one of the noblest defenders of the Southern cause. y. Maryland Oath ol Allegiance j On the 4th instant, Mr. Pur, the • Bull imore cny delegation, introduced intoj ; the House-of l);legates the bdlowing Bill, to require Certain parties to take the oath ( of allcgimec : "Hr it rH'ir/nl hy tht (rrucniJ Atr.enJ/ 1/ of Maryland, that the following section In added to artieie 08 of (he Code of Cublie General Laws ; 4 'Section 13 That evi-ry p rsnn holding ;uny office of trust nr profit, or any miUt..rv j coininission under this State; every mayor j chief magistrate or principal officer of any • municipal corporation si;bin this State; a very member of either branch of the city ' ciuitcil of Baltimore ; every person and esch person of every firm or co-partner- J I ship, obtaining an ordinary, trader*, auc- ' iioneers or other license, and trading or: | doing business under the same ; every I preacher and minister of the gospel of cv- • <ry denominatiun. exercising his fume Ito us < in such ; every school ominis-iumT, tc aci • ' er or iuatructor of youth, and every pe it | and grand juror, shall take and sulw rib -, the foil 'wing oath ; before a justice f the i p*ace or other )ersou officially authorised J I I administer an oath . that is to say. *i • do awcar er affirm (as the ease may he) i | that 1 will support, defeud and protect the I constitution of the United Suits; ibtt I, will he Lithful and bear true alh-giuuec to the Slate of Maryland and support the ; f con*’itution and the lawa th -reuf; thd 1 ; iU give neithei support nor countenance 1 1* any plan, purpose or design, ofs -parat- * ing this State from thr Huiuu. nr uniting the same with the so-called Southern CuiT- ' i fmleracy but t the best of my ability re- ' j sist every attempt by wh misocver made \ ito effect any such objee*. To all this I | swear without any mental reservation or, ; evasion whatsoever, *•- help me God.’ j “B*c 14. That any person required hy i ; the next preceding section to take the oath | aforesaid, who shall neglect or fail to do so , j for the space of thirty Jays from and after i the passage ol (hi* act, or from and after ■ the time when he shall hereafter cotne by i lccti<*u, appointment or othcrwi*e, within j the description of permns required to take J (he said oath, every sueb person shall henceforth cease and desist from holding inch office, commission, official or oth< r ilMsitiou. right or immunity, which shall, thereupon be deemed vacated and disem ;liuued, aud another person may at once: iw ap|oiu(eU, elected or chosen to fill such place; aud every person failing t rum -1 ;ply as aforesaid with the pruvikons of this and the next preceding section shall • \*e subjected to a tiua of not Hmnt than j one thousand uor less than otic hundred dollars. | • #•* ' J Murk Govkksmsm Ahrksts.—Col. S. ! : 18. Mills, one of the proprietors and pul - . Ushers of the -Soush’’ newspaper, wan | arrested on Monday night, by order of, I Secretary Siaiitoii. and taken to Fort Me i Henry. Hi* brotW, Mr. J. M. MilU, was taken into custody on Tuesday morn- > ing and conducted to the same place of' inipriranmeiit. The editor of thp pip r. Mr. Ttmiaas 8. Piggmt, was also grr.-Mcd at an early hour, and disposed of in the i mine manner. The publication office was: t taken possession of by Bepnty Marshal ! MePhail, wkk a squad of policcnteg, who, searched the place, but •*> far a* could be iearneij nothing of muarquencc could be . found.— Halt. Aries SkrU. I A Mvsrcaiocs Axv.l vt auitsT --In re-1 I ply in pur inquiry thaw evening futr dq V malic news from Europe, au eminent mem-! bet of the Executive BrauJh of jhe Go\- I cnraieaii said: ' To-jaurrow. U- tween 121 jclMMfMMki .iU ,iug (ComiMy. — Trifnntt. • ‘ 1 • A Rac* mu f.iPK —The 'very ] M p, w • j by the Kdmburgh in of a character [4 idiarpeu public interest in the n<u ncws t tri*m flu* '*tUrr *f the Atlantic. n .| fr*WW the Atlantic itself. The rebid nr, - . • valuer. ur C S A. man-of-war. a? sh* |* a , # hwwUmo* called, by courtesy, hod iuaj . a da*h out of d.*i*h.-mip|ai). and wasateanj. iing away for dear life, ‘ui order to clear i the gwn* of the Toac-ar >ra. which would •li re jriveti rha*’*. bat Jfer a Ilritih mau ; of-war, which interfered prevent. The 1 * iuterf rewce, howfVw, was in strict a,’. c rdanc * with the rwi.i proclamation ’ from the British foreign otfiee, prohibiting the armed vessel of uua belligerent from going ! sea until twenty-four hours af. frr the departure of another. The Na.-hv ille is a fast sailer, and as ' her eoiiniiauder. IVgra:n. *r.d his a* io . eiatt-s are well aware that they are now running u race fur life, doubtless she will he made to go faster than ever now—ycl with even a day V start, we expect to hear ; that the Tucar*ra Inis overhauled her ir, if not. the Tuscarora. some one of tho ; two or three punb<uN that were recently sent over to hunt up the Sumter. The Tuscamra has eleven guns—the Nash , vide not half an many—but enough, if , permitted, to do out merchantmen a deal ( of damage on the high seas.—A’, f. ! £j jtiru. j Maryland Lkiisuatvkk.—The resolu lions which we give below, were offered iu the House of Ihdcgatea by Mr. H\u- US, of St. Mary’s, uit the, 18th imtut.i, and uuanimooly passed.; Wit cue is a lull was, on the Iddi iust . reported to the S na c of the Tniied Slates, by a committee of that body, -‘for ' ill- r-- lease of certain p> r-*ons held to ser ■ vice and lalmr in the I>ij-triv-t of Colum bia,” in other word-, for the abolition of j slavery in Mid Di.-trict; therefore it is . unanimously / t ’rMjir<i inf the orue ml .L< ui'Jy ,>f Mitryhm.l. That tlii.a General Assembly 5 witness nidi gn at regret tin* effort* which ire now making for the b dii >u of%!a --• very in the IHstrict of (Mninliia. The agitation of the subject is calculated fo dis turb the :elation of masker and lnv in this State; and the success of the airifa trs in this scheme would strike a serious blow at the interests of the people of Mi ryland and impress them with the bli -f that tin* Government >f tin* (nited St it* a have i.ot a due regard for tin ir rights, in- and fe* ling*. /.Vor/m/, That tin* Governor of this ' Still* be iv<|tle>*i*d to Send C>pi--s of thesu . resolutions to the {’resident of tin- I’uited ! States, uni to tin* Senator-, ami llcj r-s. n tativos from tilt** State, with the r. qm-t (hat they shall lav th in before the ho mra blo hoc In * of which tln-y are member*. 11l N\IVI THE Sill TIIKKN* RI.OTK UE. - Advini* froai Nassau. .V I*., of the 12th instant, rCt ived in New Void:, stai- that lilt* rebel steamer t'atawba, with a full cargo of cotton, arrived there on that hit and teported tint tin* *(cam<:r liabel and anotlier vesecl. both loaded with cotton, ran the blockade of Charleston at (he suns tin . A b iter from Havana, dated tlu l.vh umlaut, s ijs : . There are constantly ani ing at this port steam, rs anil other ves*. I* from tho Southern ports, with cargoes of cotton rice, turpen'tne, etc . ete.. returning with arms of every d*scripiion t as well ns pro visions, etc., wbieh are furnished by some of the most us|ec':dlo hoi..ms on mo inland. 'l'hero are large ipnntitirs of arms, etc , imported here from K'trop.-. prineipally by Huglish liou-c*, who arc making a great dfitl of money by it. Tin: SfUTKU AT Work Aoaix.—A Madrid biter ol tin- wLt says: “The privateer Sumter bus gone (<> Gibraltar, wln r * she exp. rt-* l- remain as long a she thinks proper, and to re\ie tual with .wrything not absolutely con traband of war. iVvtt-rs receieved this week from Cadiz. stale that a large three iiiaster, from New V>rk. had been stop ped near Trafalgar, and only released Upon the captain signing an order, pip blc in lemdoii, upon the owners of tho cargo, fr Two American war ship* arc expected to arrive at Gibraltar daily, and it seems tolerably cert-do that if hc should n*t b.; wpoodily sold. Ii *r adventurjus career will com.* to a close.” Xy It ii reported fr-nu that the Territorial Gommit'e.* of both Houses of (’oti-n M have nearly matured a bill for the future goteranmut of what waj* once the State* of the South. It is much more radical and broader in its cope than the hill introduced by Mr. Hairis. It propo> to annul the organic law of tho acceded Slut * ant to tr-at them a* frr-o tenitorier. igauring entirely the institution of ala very*. i "-l- - i_w _■ Ulcrricb. On Tuesday Jhe 251 h inst , V.y the Ucr. Kathe. fot.ing HOBT. HKtRV io MAH V | JANK STUNK. On the same day. by the same. J. IV, RALKY to MARY JANK .MATTING LKV. i ■ On kite same day, by the same, J. W. MATTINGIiKT I.KTTIK A. S. JAH ; HOK. * On the same day. by the Rev. Mr. Hunting ( HAHbKS W. HARIMNG to SARAH A IH NTING ION. —... . . •-*. Diri). * •U kh reeidciiee in this county, (-11. MILKS b hOlHili, g'*d o-l lyaare May he ta puce. ! mmmmmmmmmm i PKOFKSSION AI,- Bit. CH.VKLKS COM IIS, bavia; fc cuted himself at the G U K A T .HILLS for the purpose of practicing his profuaebm cau always be found at (he rraideaoc of J J. Allvtan. Rmj.. wbcu not .wtdGMutmoily et.gagtdf. p Jan. 2nd.