Newspaper of The Washington Standard, November 23, 1861, Page 1

Newspaper of The Washington Standard dated November 23, 1861 Page 1
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Ilaibinaton S§ Slawla^l VOL. 11. THE WASHINIiTON STAMIVKIt —IB ISftrED KVCRT BATr*I>AY HOEMNB BT JOB* .HILL EH HIRPHY, Kditor nncl Pi-oprietor. fcubftrrlption Rain: fc"er Annum - <»<» " Hit Month? 200 IXVARIA 111. Y /A* ADVAXCE. Adi«rtl*liß Rain: One Si(iiare. one insertion s■! o't Each additional insertion 1 no Business funis, per quarter 5 ou taf A liberal deduction will be made in favor of tliose who advertise tour or upwards, by the year. \ntirea of birth J. marriages and deaths in serted free. Blanks, Bill Heads, Cards, liiils of Fare. Circulars, Catalogues, Pamphlets, &c., executed at reasonable rates. All communications, whether on business r»r for publication should be addressed to the edi itor of the WASHINGTON STANDARD. OrrtCß—lu Barnes's Building, corner of Main and First Streets, near the steamboat lauding. THE POST OFFICE WINDOW.—The Phila delphia North Aiiieiicau is responsible for the following:— A Milesian female approaches. She is short and angular, with a hatcliet-shaped face, and a hatchet edged voice. "Where's me lettherl" is her abrupt ques tion. "What letter?" asked the clerk. "Niver mind now; I want my three cints." "What three cents?" "Three cints I gov ye to carry a letther to New Yorrick." "What do vou want the three cents for then ?" "Because the letther niver wint." "And how do you know it never went I" "Because whin my sister answered it, she said she niver got it." "How could she answer it if she never got it? "Arrali, hould your head. Will ye give me the three cints, or won't ye?" "No, ma'am, you mustlio crazy to ask it." "Is it me crazv t" "Certainly, crazy as a bed-bug." "Bad luck to ye, an' is it the likes of ye that dare call me n bed-bug? Is there any other way of gettin' at ye except through this little windy!" " No, ma'am, no other wav." "Faith, it's lucky for ve thin. Av there was, Pd come nn' wilt ye like an ou!d shoe. Niver mind," continued the lady as she went away, " Pll tell my husband to-night, an' he'll dot tho two eyes of ye, so he will." A CENTRE SHOT. —The Quartermaster- General of the Department of .Missouri has issued orders forbidding all officers, agents and employees in his department, nnd all contractors with it, "to purchase from or deal with any person or persons not known, or sat isfactorily proven to them to be loyal citizens to tho United States. UTAt Richmond rye is .used as a substi tute for coffee. It sells at $3 00 per bushel. They are canvassing the merits of wheat as a substitute for rye, the speculaters having bought up all the latter article. Common Whisky, which is worth 13 to 18 cents per gallon at Cincinnati, commands NO cents in New Orleans. RATHER A MISTAKE.—A Missouri paper recently informed its readers that the "wife srop of Gasconade county iu f MiO was 25,- 000 gals." The next paper corrected the er ror by putting "wine" in the place of wife. ty* The Postoffice Department since the South have withdrawn their correspondence, has become aluuist self-sustaining. It will save about SOOO,OOO per annum, from that source ak>ne. PF* Kentucky lias furnished the United State* Ciovernuieiit 11.0(H) men. all told, in cluding 7.000 in**ii now iu Camp Kobinson. well anned and e<|uip|ied. and ready lor NT tin t"TThe n-ceut meeting of the Alpine gla »i-tn has led to the discovery of the bodies of several guides, who were overwhelmed then forty years ago. ni'Duut'ltf. Xatun- in ibr BI<HI jwrt in tl»«* rMrtinrMl of brr lawn. ami tit. mntt rijr>>n»u- ia {touuliiii); tl»- ti»lati«Hi uf tka. - ~ —- & The old shin Cammfilmhom, which had long been stationed at the Mar. l-busl Navy Yard, has bum «pdW fn»ui ib.- service. rr It is rejs»rt«-d that tin nuisance ~f h.-n P«*l# has been entirely abat.-d at Auburn, snir.- the 4th regiment Las encam|» d ihete. IV The human heart beats ahottt seventy, two times in a minute; < f in a life of a sixty Vears. two thousand million of tim.-*. IV Why don't the Peace men go and talk peace in Uk secession States, when-the scittiu who make the war live? ry The public speaker, who makes uoue s b:s hearers uncomfortable, speak' to no r*>d purpose. Martin Van Buren. the ex-President, • ' 'd year, if ag«-, and : a. haarty aud i ever OLYMPIA, WASHINGTON TERRITORY, NOVEMBER 23, 180 J. LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES Pawtl at thr (ir»t x<tinm irhi'h whm brjrw* nnil Inlil at thr Ci f i/ nt II tuhimzt'i*. /'■ ♦■. an Th*r*iiay, thr fimrlh ilitf/ »/ ./»/'/• .1. /'• ,ii Hil i nihil 11:1 'l'm \iin!/, thr nXtjf iluy >»/ An Hunt. .1. J). IVil. Al>rali;iiu Lincoln, I'rcMdclM. Hanni'ml Ham liti. Vice I'rcMiltllt. Niloinou Foote wa» clccti-d President of tin- Senate. />/■« /»•»«- jmrr. on tin* iliiy ot Julv. ami colliinucd *•> to net until tin* clnw ot the M-Hfioii. (ialiirha A. limw, Spcaki rof the HUIIM' of ]ie|ircsciitativep. jltv AITIIORITY.] CHAP. I.—-An Act In refund ami remit tin- Duties nil Anns imj>««rt«-<l l»y States. lie it enacted In) the Senate and I Ton *e of Hr/irexrntatire* ofthe I niteil Strife* of Amer irn, in L'ontfre** a.sxein/ded. 'J li.'lt tin' Sccrc tiirv of tin l Treasury be, ami lie is hereby, au thorized ami directed t<> refund and remit the duties and imposts on all amis imported into the United States since the first day of May last, or which may he imported before the first day of January next, by, or for the ac count of any State: l'rorided, The Secreta ry of the Treasury shall be satisfied That the said arms are intended, in pood faith, for the use of the troops of any State which is, or may be engaged iu aiding to suppress the in surrection now existing against the United States. Approved, July 10, IS6I. I'llAP. 11.—An Act to provide for the pay ment of the Militia ami Volunteers called into the Service of the l.'nited States from the Time they were called into Service to the thirtieth day of •lime, eighteen hundred and sixtv-one. lie it enacted hi/ the Senate ami Home of llejirexeiitatiee* tif/he I'ltifeil State* of Amer ica in ('turners* Assembled, That there bp, and hereby is, appropii.ited, out of money in the Treasury not otherwise .appropriated, the sum of Jive million seven hundred and sixty [ thousand dollars, or so much thereof as may lie necessary, to enable the Government to \ pay the militia and volunteers called into ser- I vice of the l/nited States, being an nddition ! al amount re |uired for the fiscal year ending .June thirtieth, eighteen hundred and sixty i lie. j Approved, Jul v ID, ! • * j CHAP. 111.—An Act further to provide for ! the Collection of Duties on Imports, and for oilier Purposes. fir it enacted In/ the Semite ami Iloii*e of lle/irexcit/atiec* of America in Couvre** -I.v --j seiii/i/nJ, That whenever it shall in the judg i nient of the President, by reason of unlawful | combinations of persons iu opposition to the I laws of the I nited States; become impractic | able to execute the revenue laws and collect ; the dutii s on imports by the ordinary means, iu the ordinary way, at any port of entry in j any collection district, he is authorized to | cause such duties to be collected at any port of delivery in said district, until such obstruc tion shall cease; and iu such case the sur veyors lit said ports of delivery, shall be clothed with all the powers, and be subject to all the obligations of collectors at ports of en try; and the Secretary of the Treasury, with approbation of the I'residcnt, shall app >int such number of weighers, guagers, measurers, inspectors, appraisers, and clerks as in;-y be necessary, in his judgment, for the faiihful execution of the revenue laws at said poit of delivery, and shall fix and establish the li.nits within which such ports of delivery are con ! stituted ports of entry, as aforesaid; and all ■ the provisions of law regulating the iss-v of : marine papers, the coasting trade, the v. are- I housing of imports, and collection of duties, j shall apply to the ports of entry so eonstitu ' ted, iu the saino manlier as they do to ports jof entry established by the laws now in I force. Sk«". 2. Ami be if further enacted. That if, from the cause mciitiom-d iu the foregoing ctioii. i:i tile judgment of the President, the .. Velille from duties cannot 1M- effectually C.I leeted at any port of eiitrv iu »uiy colh-ctHHi district, iu the ordinary * ay, and bv the or dinarv means. or bv l|je course pne. ided ill the foregoing Mi-linti, then nnd iu that cas. be rnav direct thai llie ('IIKIIM-IKHIN' for the dis trict IN- n-talilidml iu any HHW within said district, either on land or on any ri-ml in said district or fit m a near tin coast; and in such case tie- collector slrdl reside at such : pine. or on shiplMinrd. as the riw tuay be, and tin n- detain all neels and carf-»« aniv iug within or approaching s iid district, e.iilil tin- duties imposed bv law on said vesseU nrxl their carg-w-s are paid in cash : Pr»ruird, Thai if the owner or consignee of ihr cur.-u on IxMrd any v«-seel detained »i- aforesaid. •* the master of said vessel shall desire to enter a |s»rt of entry in any other district iu ihe l uited Stat«-s where no such olmtruction* to the execution of the laws exist, the master of such vessel may IK- pi-miitted so to rliauge the destination of the vessel and cargo in his manifest, mhereu[s,n the collator shall deliv er hiin a written permit to pmeerd to the port so designated: Atui. ptmidrd further, '1 hat the Secretary of the I'reasiiry shall, with the appr<>bation of the Pn-»ideut, make proper r> gulationa for the enforcement on shlplsvtrd of xuch provision* of the laws regulating the assessment and collection of duties as in his judgment may lie necessary and practicable. J. And be it JuriJkrr enactrd, That it •hall be unlawful to take any vessel or cargo detained as aforesaid from the custody of the proper officer* of the customs, unless bv pro cat: of son* ccart of - Le I nited Suits-; and m of attempt oth«rwwe ti tske nich viiw l or carpit l»y any form or coml>iuati"<i. or - inU.ip <>f t<m {Treat t« !>•• 1 >v» r <-«»!!!•> !»%■ i|»' nf rii»t«.in>, it .-linll ainl lIUiV In* I:iH lit! tor tin* Of Mich JmT mhi or jm-p-hii- ju» lie shall have « ui|n»w«iv»l fi»r thai |iiir|>m', In «-Ui|>l«y Will |«.vrt <•• Un arm v or iui\ v or militia of the I nitcd State*, or Midi force of citizen voluuti<em a* nuiy In deemed inrtiMirv for the pnrpnar of present ing the removal of >ucli vessel or cargo, mid protecting the officer* of the customs iu retain ing the ctlstod V thereof. Sgc. 4. And i>r itj'urthrr rnm trd. That if. in the judgement of the President, from tlo calise mentioned in the first section of this act. the duties upon iui|K>rt» in any collection dis trict cannot lie effectually colhi-ti-d I• \ the or dinarv means and in the ordinary way. or iu the mode ami manner provided iu the forego ing sections of this act, then and in that case the President is hciwhy empowered to close the port or ports of entry iu said district, and iu such case give notice thereof l>v proclama tion; mid thereupon all right of importance, warehousing, and other privileges incident to ports of entry shall cease and lie discontinued at such port so closed, until opened by the or der of the President on tln> cessation ot such obstructions; and if, while said ports tint so closed, nnv ship or vessel from beyond the United States, or having on hoard any articles subject to duties, shall enter or atttcinpt to en ter any such port, the same, together with its tackle, apparel, l'urnitre, and cargo, shall he forfeited to the I'nited States. £3 .. . - 4 7 I . 'A /*. 7 M...1 SKC. it. And be it further enaefeif, I lint whenever the President, in pursuance of the provision* of die second sect ion of the act entitled "An net to provide for (■;illin<r forth the militia to execute the laws of the I'nion, suppress insurrections, and repel invasions, and to repeal the act now in force for that purpose," approved February twenty-eight, seventeen hundred and ninety-five, shall have called forth the militia to suppress coiihina t ions against the the laws of the I nittd States, and to cause the laws to he duly executed, and the insurgents shall have tailed to disperse 1.-y the time directed by the President, and when said insurgents claim to act under the authority of any State or States, and such claim is not disclaimed or repudiated by tin persons exercising the functions of government in such State or States, or in tin- parts thereof in which said combination exists, nor such in surrection suppressed by said State or States, then and in such case it may and shall be lawful for the President, by proclamation, to declare that the inhabitant's of such State, or : anv section or part thereof, where the insur -1 rection exists, are in a state of insurrection against the United States; and thereupon all 1 commercial intercourse by and between the same ami citizens thereof and the citizens ot the rest of the I'nited States shall cease and lie unlawful so long as such condition of lios -1 tiiity shall continue ; and all goods and chat | tels, wares and merchandize, coming fr«>m 'said State or section into the other parts ot' the I'nited States, and all proceeding to such | State or section, by land or water, shall, to ! gcther with the vessel or vehicle conveying the same, or conveying persons to or from such State or section, be forfeited to the I'ni ted States: Proriilett, hmrerer. That the Prcs ■ ident may, in his discretion, license and per j mit commercial intercourse with any such part i of said State or section, the inhabitants of ! which are so declared in a state of insurrec | tion, in such articles, and for such time, and i by such persons, as he, ill his discretion, may think most Conducive to the public interest; and such intercourse, so far as by him licensed, shall be conducted anil carried on only in pur suance of rules and regulations prescribed by the Ht>cretnry of the Treasury. And the Sec retary of the Treasury may appoint such offi : cers at places where otliccrsof the customs are not now authorized by law as may lie needed to carry into effect such license*, rules and regulations; and officers of the customs and other officers shall nveive for services under ' this M-ction. and under said rules and regula tions. such fii» and com|M'iisition ns are now allowed for similar service under other provis ion* of law. fi.i. e 1.. I 1.. /_./! J fl._. SK4 . ft. A Mil IH tt furlht r rmnrtu], That from ami after lifiivu days after I lie i».-iiiii|; of the «rti<l prorhinuitioli. a» |>ro\'nl.il in the Lirt fi»re«n>i»!r N-rtion this art. any »hip «ir 1 l«e|.iti t 'iii« in * hole or in |»art t>» any riti*etior iulril'ilatit of Ntiil Stale or |uirt of a State * IN iiih.-il is.-tti*- are MI (let-hired in a otatcuf iiii-nrr»-eii<»ii. !'• •mid afnea. orin a»v port of the n*t of the I aite.l Staler, fhall l«e l<«feitnl to the Itlitctl Stale*.. > SKI .7. .!*«/ IT $1 Jmrtirr rua'-itJ. That in the execution of the provision* ot thif art. and of the other law* of the luited Statrv provid ii.jf for the collection «f dutir* on iKijacio ami IHUILVI . it may ami »liill lie las fid for the rre»iileiit. in ailJition to ike ret enue cutters •in «crvicc. to employ in awl thereof »uch oth er «ni table rinwfe as may. in his jmljrment lv rr<|nit«l. Ski . f«. Amii ir U fuitkrr rmmrtrj. "1 hat the forfeiture* ami ]M-naltit« iurirtxi by virtue of this art may be mitigated or remitted in pur suance of the authority rested in the Secreta

ry of the Treasury by the art entitled "An Art pmridiur fur uitipiitif or tvinitluijr the forfeiture*. penalties and disabilities arrnuufr in eertain raaes therein mentioned." spprov.d March third, seventeen hundred sad ninetr srren, or in ta«n wb«r> special < irrumsiam es may *eetn to require ii, tMiwding lo n ruc tions to be prescribed by the Secretary of the Treasury. Bcc. 9. Amd be Ufurther enarud. Thai pro cseding* on leisures for forfeiture* under this act auy be punned in the court» of the trai led Sta ass ia aar district x'dwhkh the prop- ( erty s* may be t«k*n and instituted: and i-wh conrt* *!iall haw and m-1 terrain m fad jurisdiction over the war a* if ( the scimrc waa made in that district. Approved. .fuU in, I*6l. The Rebels' Opinion of Gen. McClellan. The New Orleans True I frit a thus speaks of Oen. McClcllan : We learn that McClellan, an ojKcer if m-/urttionnbl< capacity, an arrow/dtshrd, cnt< rprisitoj and successful t><Ad» r. is to be put at the head of their invading ar mies. subordinate only to (ien. Scott. Wc do not regret this change so far as the fame of Beauregard is concerned; on the contrary, we rejoice that it has been made, because we know there could be little credit iu scattering such troops as have heretofore met our hero ic men in battle, led by tho Pattersons and Butlers, and such like political trash. McClellan is worthy of Beaure gard's attention, and while we have not for a moment a doubt of the result of their lirst measurement of arms in the field, nor of any later conflict, so far as the reputation of Louisiana's great sol dier is involved, wo hope when they are face to face arrayed against each other, no great disparity of force nor deficiency of material will bo allowed to cripple our side on the eventful occa sion. J N presence of UP officer SO t/ior ouyhly a soldier as McClellan, it would nut d<> f<>r our yallant boys to sleep or be veijliijad on outpost duty in contempt of the jbe; lie will, if any one can, make something of the sons of tho Pilgrims, the descendents of the May Flower's passengers, and, therefore, our complete satisfaction that one whom it will be really a great honor to defeat is now to be put at the head of the Lincoln army of subjugation. The New Tkkasvhy Note?. —There arc two kinds of Treasury notes—the " Demand Bills," for general circula tion, ami without interest; and the | Treasury notes which bear 7 8-10ths [ per cent, redeemable in three ysars. i The denominations of tho Demand I Bills'' are §5, £lO, and #2O; while those ' bearing interest are SSO, SIOO, $">00, ! £I,OOO and $.">,000, There are five , kinds of five dollar notes, payable on ! demand in New York, Boston, Phila delphia, St. Louis and Cincinnati, and : of course, for all business purposes, are | better than specie. Tho name of the | place where the note is redeemable is ; engraved on the- face. Tho 9"> note is embelislied on the left margin with a lull length ligure of Crawford's " Amer ica. " with the motto "iv Pluribus Un ion," and on the right a portraitof Alex ander Hamilton. There are alsofvvo notes made payable as above. Ou tho left is a likeness of President Lin coln ; in the centre the American caglo; and on tho left a full-length figure rep resenting the Arts. These notes have J been put into circulation. In thocon t re of the S2O notes, there is a full-length figure of Justice. They are also re deemable at the places above indicated They are all a little larger than ordina ry bank notes, and being redeemable ou demand, will bo highly prized as a cir culating medium. L'l TJXACIOT'B PKOPLK. —If Ireland wa« only a litdo larger, it would produco fighting men enough to wollup ail crc tion. Ireland has supplied more food fur gunpowder than any other inland of it* ni/.e in the world. No war has ta ken place on t Lis or any other conti nent that the sons of Ireland have not had a hand in. Xo matter where—ou the horning sand* <>f Africa, or on the iev plains of(ireenland—their hones will IK* found bleachine in every Iwttle field. In the war again»t the South, no countrv of its dimcns.ona and popu lation uill furnish more fighting men than Ireland. Of the Si' enlisted at one station, recently, 240 were Irish. SI:I E#II|OJF AM»U*IOXI»M. is a thing of |>a~*ion, a product of stiai low sympathy, a ih-lusion. a snare. I niohistu i< n principle, a conviction of right—a thing of morality, religion, patriotism and dutv. The seoe».stoni*t is are volutionist, fillibuster aud pirate in spirit ; the I'nionist is a loyalist, a lover of hutuan progress. The former reikis against a governinent which he a. kii"*»l edges to be good because of his love of riot mud bloodshed. The latter adheres to the government because he knows it i* honorable to do so, aud ilia too good to be destroyed. ■■ ■ EXPULSIVE. —Instead of saying "it is talse," the phrase is now changedto " it is a telegram''—and the change seems to bo for the better. Buf Every man thinks be can till a small farm, edit a newspaper, drr*e a fPfi, aci roromnnd an arrnv. CtLJiaiil ■«Uk C ma Col. James A. Mulligan wv born in the city of Utica, New Vork, in thf year WA*, and is consequently in his ' •1—«1 year. )I is parents were the natives of livland. Ilia mother, after the death | of his father, which took place when he was a child, removed to Chicago, where 1 the has resided with her son for the past twenty-three years. She married a respectable Irish-American in Chica go, named Michael Lantry, who has watched with a father's solicitude the expanding miud of the bravo youngj soldier, lie wan educated at the Cath olic College of North Chicago, under the superintendence of the Kov. Mr. Kinsellar, now of New York City, lie is a strict member of the Catholic Church. In 1852, 1854 and 1854 he ! read law in the office of Isaac N. Ar nold, Congressman from the Chicago District. For a short time he edited the Western Tablet , a semi-religious weekly newspaper. In 1856 he was admitted an attorney-at-law in Chicago. At the time he held the position of Second Lieutenant in the Chicago Shields Cuards, one of the companies attached to the Irish Brigade now in Missouri, and which has done so well at Lexington. Iu the winter of 185? Seuator Fitch, of Indiana, tendered him a clerkship in the Department of the Interior- He accepted the position and spent the | winter at "Washington and corresponded with the Utica 'lelegraph over the no in | tie plume of " Santa." After his return 1 from Washington he was eloctcd Cap tain ot the Shields Guards. On the 1 news arriving of the bombardment of Fort Sumter, he threw his soul into the natioual cause. The Irish American companies held a meoting, of which he was a Chairman. Shortly afterwards he went to "Washington, with a letter written by the late Senator Douglas, on his death-bed, to the President, tender ing a to be called the "Irish Brigade." lie was elected Colonel, and immediately went to work with a will. The course of the brigade up to the battle of Lexington is well known ; l it has nobly, bravely and honorably 1 dono its duly. Colonel Mulligan is worthv of all praise. A purer, abetter man i!oOa not live in the Stato~Of Illinois. Since he was able to toll the difference between ale and water a glass of spirituous or malt iiquor has not passed his lips. He is a rigid temperance man, although he : is jocund and whole-souled to a fault. He' is six feet three inches in hight, ' with a wiry, elastic frame, a large, lus trous hazel eye—an open frank Celtic face, stamped with a bushy profusion of ' hair tinctured with gray. Honorable |in all relations—respected by all—he : has won his way by untiring industry • and unquestionable courage. On the • 20th dav of October, 1850, he was mar- I ricd to Miss Marian Nugent, by the Ro ' man Catholic Bishop of Chicago. I A lino scholar, a good speaker, a ! brilliant writer, a promising lawyer, was he when the banner of the Union ! was insulted. Now ho is—long may iho continue ao—one ot the brave de | fenders of the Uniou. Iu one of hit last letters received by the gentleman above alluded to, he says: "If I die, if I fall in defense of our laws and Constitution, let iny example l»e followed by every man who loves 1 the fame and renown* of the father* who j made us a great and honored people." j MAJOR-GKNEKAI. HALLKCK. —Tho X. Y. Tribune has the following notice of this officer, lately made a Major-Gener al He it a New Yorker by birth, and prtdnited at We»t Point, in 1889. He is the author of several military work*, V. M brevetted Captain for pliant eon duct and meritorious ser% ices in Cali fornia in 1H47, *M Secretary «t State under the military government of Cali fornia, under General* Kearny, Mason, and lJi'ey, from IK4T t«» W9, and Chief of Commodore Shubriek's Staff during a portion of the oamc time. It is nid that to hin\ mainly, is due tho Territo rial organization of California. | Si rpaEfSKU.—Marshal Rabc ha> no tified the newsdealers of Sao Francisco that they must hereafter retrain troiu selling or otherwise distributing the X. Y. Day Book and the FrtrmuHa Jour nal, and to turn over to him any copies of those paper* received by them.' Well, this suppression of "ineemfiair J documents" is nothing near; theX. V. Tribune and othar Northern journals of like political tendencies, have been for years prevented from circulating in tha Southern State*. j tyTkocs who jump st »p» in fill tsp-a ua?ctt untie The litemtMMl Telegraph. Tliis great enterpri*; id «K?rio;i*iy con templated. Col. KotHanoiF. of the Im perial Russian Engineers, is now iu Sew York, forming plans for the exe cution of this project. He MTI the Kassian Government is rapidly posh ing the lines to the mouth <f( Auioot river. From the mouth of the Amoor river it is the design to eontintM tke line, via the Aleutien archipelago, to the Russiau American settlement®, thenco t<» Vancouver Island, and thence to San Francisco. Mr. Collins, of the Xew York Chamlnsr of Commerce, with whom Col. Romanoff has been iu consultation, recommended that the line be carried from the Amoor river along the shores of Siberia to Bellring's Straits, and from thenec adopting the line of Col. Romanoff, to San Francis co. Mr. Collins announced thathehad received a letter from Mr. Sibley, Sec retary of the Union Telegrapli Com pany, in which the utmost confidence was expressed in the feasibility of ex tending the line to liehring's Straits, so as to extend with the Russian line; and believed that as soon as the Russirtd line reached that point we would be" ready to connect with it. Mr. Sibley contends that this route is the only feas ible one to connect Europe with ica. The proposed line w'.ll unite all the telegraphs in the world, without crossing the Atlautic Ocean, so that the great " cab'.e" enterprise need not bd resuscitated. The cost is set down for two wires at $3,000,000. To maintain' this line, 1,000 men at S3OO each per annum, [average] would become neces sary, making a total of #300,000, To this it is proposed to add 100 stations, at SI,OOO per week; two supply vessel, at ?46,150; inteiest ou capital, at 7J per annum, $210,000; contingencies, SIOO,OOO. Total, $750,000. It is cal culated that 800,000 messages at $5 each, would be received, making a to tal 0f51,500,000 revenue. TIIE BAREFOOTED PRINTER BOY.- The Pittsburg Morning Ariel, under this caption, {jives a short storv of a dis tingished citizen of Pennsylvania, as follows: Some forty years ago n barefooted boy floated down tho Husqttchana or. all humble raft, and arrived at Ilarrlsburg. He came from the North, and belonged to a large family; all his worldly goods were tied up in a little pocket-handker chief. He sought and obtained em ployment in a printing office as an ap prentice. " From an apprentice to a journeyman, from a journeyman to a reporter, then to au editor, the bare footed printer bov worked away against obstacles which tlio suffering noor only know. The persevering follower in Frankliu's steps began to realize the fruit of toil and privatiou. The young aspirant became printer io tho State, and by frugal management was sooa enabled to accomplish the object near-* est his heart—the establishment of hie' mother in a homo above want — in pos session of every comfort she could de sire. Ilis brothers were his uext care;, and Napoleon like, he had a strong arm with which to aid them— an iudora itable perseverance that nothing could long successfully obstruct. In a few years they, too, with his sisters, were independent in tho world; once barefooted printer was iu possession of influeuce, surrounded by a young and affectionate family, lie was the friend of the friendk'u, a patron of merit, and an cncouniger of industry. lie rose in honor and office, until the barefooted printer boy. who entered a printing of fice in Harriftburg. hungry and w«ary, laid down bis bundle on a pile of wet |iaper and asked to Kvimif a printer's apprentice, was elected a Ctiitod State* Senator. ThU man is binion Cameron, the present Secretary of War. A CHAILBXUE ANDAREM.Y.—IITMGF D. I'ltatiw, E«|., the editor of toa Louisville JotrnaL, having been chal lenged by R»gtr W. Hauaon. for an editorial published in hi* paper, vent to Hanson the the following reply: LUCUVILLK. Sept. B,IMI. Roqrr V. Umnum —Sir: Your* of the 2d ia*t. b rwived. You sought "ro cr.W for the verr articles pa cans plain of by ptibTtshing a eenrritoaa (•ampblet, and if joa " demand" any more w rsdrssa," you may gatitiatM same way or ia any at bar way yon can. 1 shall not appoint a"tiiua and plan" lor meeting yoa, fee I would Ml go two steps to a Met or avoid yocu ia for killing yon, I think that Ibarudnna that effectual lr already, and I don't car* to waste powder and lead opon a car ease. Titer ca.i be pnt to natter in these rebellious time*. Respectfully. GEX D. PatMicx. NO. 2.

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