Newspaper of The Washington Standard, December 14, 1861, Page 1

Newspaper of The Washington Standard dated December 14, 1861 Page 1
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llmm Stellar! VOL. 11. m viumm Minn —u Macs* ttut u-ruti ■**>!«« «>— Mm aiLLEB 11BPI1, Editor and Proprietor. Ammmm. - S3 00 •' Sit Moatb. i <"> IXrAMIABLY IX ADYAXCF. AivwtlilM Bale*: OM S<|urf, ODC insertion. - $ i <>« Rack additional insertion 1 (HI Batiaes* Card*, per quarter, £> uu A liberal dedactiun will be made in favor of tbote who adrerti»e four square*, or upwards, bjr the year. Notice* of birtbi, marriages and death* in ■erted free. Blanks. Bill Heads, Cards, Hills of Kare. Circulars, Catalogues, Pamphlets, Ac., executed at reasonable rates. All communications, whether on business or for publication should be addressed to the edi itor of the WASHINGTON STANDARD. OFFICE—In Barnes's Building, corner of Main and First Streets, near the steamboat landing. LET HIM ALONE.— The man of this country, whose position now is one of the moat important and the most haz ardous, is Major-Gcncrid George B. McClellan. He is to fight the whole rebel power in armsj with the untold issues of the future hanging on the re sult—and he is also to to fight an army of politicians, routinists, contractors,-in tcrmeddler3, advisers and flatterers .lie needs the energy of a Napoleon and the wariness of a "Wellington, to carry him through the ordeal. Only thirty years old, with a name scarcely known to one man in ten of the reading pub lic before this war broke out, lie sud denly finds himself lifted to a height of popular admiration and regard, which some of the old captains of the world have only reached after decades of bril liant deeds. If his head etfti stand the first sensations of the change, he will indeed give good evidence ot that stir passing merit which most people arc now ready to take upon trust. "He that rulctli his own spirits is greater than ho who taketh a city." Gen. McClellan is human —and while lie may be framed for victory over all enemies in battle, he may fall in ad vance before the combined attacks ot wily pftliticians, corrupt adventurers and mercenary flatterers. If he has sterling friends, they will guard him in his hour of trial. Let him have only the open foes of his country to deal with, and he is safe, and we arc all safe with him. The obstructionist, the red-tapist, the money-maker, the political parasite, and the traitor in his nuudred disguises, are close about him at all times. Let him be shielded from tlieii' contamina tion. Let him bo supplied with men and means for his momentous work, and then let him have control of them commensurate with his responsibility. Let his energies all have full swing, for the cause of the nation is iu bis hands. Let him alone. POPULATION OF WASHINGTON TERRl toat. The progress made by the Uuitod States during the past decade is beat illustrated by the statistics of the lass accessible of their possessions bor dering on the Pacific. By the last ecu-: sua, the population of Washington Ter ritory is 11,537 souls—a numerical in crsaaa for the last ten years of 10,390. la 1850, the population on the lands mr rnimnrirrf within tie boundaries of this Territory was only 1,201 ; eon oofooatly the iocreost has been at the nto of 804,75 per rrmtmm —more than aay Stale or Territory in the I'nion. Willi KM amoptino of Minnesota. If the progressive osovement should cou taaoo to the MM ilsgtri for the sfit tao r ooit the yoor 1970 will find thi* o flanUsf aad thriving Stat« of al most MM* iabalatant* Sia-e thi* OBOOM was takaa, the inflax of uint-n to too Willi region east ofth» Cos «!■ has is lAi d the |wfolatk« to !*.- •M, MliMlisc arreawon fr»tn th** sow at ISM taon 7.000. whW-fc i* far Woo the loot ssnbrr a- a—l s porsOM M themines Thus. wl>ere at dm time of the discovery of gold in CofifcrM* Asm wosecen*ly a <*Un. except assk M the wandering tracer Mamsrflf oroatrd to serva hi* tesa lOSMT ssMM, there mar now h» meotLemMoamieosMtantlr i»-m4nK pepaMoaot whet will ' shortlr W tttaqxiNni of aZTSI COMO to the ParifiT tf they wiefctaeoe hew the opastiypei j • Tlrfu lii illi I " thmks that I n do Um m fisf ioln the thmr bnttom- Cage, and the ftowtb ia' »LYMPIA, WASHINGTON TERRITORY, DECEMBER 14,1861. LATIJk #lOl TBI ATLANTIC SIIB. Bombardment of Pensacola. Tit Cm/itJrrmft Capiiml <• if RrmmrrJ to SmairtUe. Arrival •*" (Mlfimila Tiaapi. Great Kxrttemrml im tkr South — The RrMi Packing mp to Lrurr—P>ir*om liroicmiotr at tie hrad of .'t.OOO Uaiomiat* ia Trnnts- ' arr. Sp-. NEW YORK, NOV. 22. —The Mozart Hull Democracy nominated Fernando Wood for Mayor last evening. The People's Democratic Union party no: »- inated John Kerr, tlio brewer and Ex-; cise Commissioner. The Times' Washington correspond ence say# advices received by the Gov- j crnment from Great Britain represent that, though much soreness of feeling is evidently manifested towards the United iStatcs, the movement in favor of strict neutrality is daily increasing. Advices from France indicate that the feeling on the part of that Govern ment towards us is cordial. The papers in the ease of Gen. Fre mont nave been several days in the hands of Major Lee, Judge Advocate of the Army, who to-day made his report to Major General McOlellan. Accompanying the report-were charges substantially the same as those preferred : by Colonel Blair. WASHINGTON, Nov. 21.—Lord Lyons j has made no offensive comments 011 the j Mason and Slidell affair. Reports to the prejudice of that Minister are posi tively contradicted in diplomatic cir cles. WASHINGTON, NOV. 22. —C01. Phillip St. George Cooke has been appointed j Brig.-Gen. in the regular army instead of the volunteers The Government has secured a large mail intended for the rebel Commis sioners, Mason and Slidell. It con tains files of Southern papers, letters, dispatches, drafts, etc. HOLI.A, Mo., Nov. 21.—Advices from the Southwest state Price has abandon ed his position at Cassvillo, and is mo ving towards his old camp at Neosho, , The rebel Legislature, in session at. Neosho, passed an ordinance of Seces-! si on, united the State to tlio Southern ■ Confederacy, and elected Gen. Bains ! one of the Senators to the Confederate Congress. JEFFERSON CITY, MO., NOV. 22.—A train ot'Bo wagons and 500 men Sedal ia, enroute to Leavenworth was attacked by 500 rebels, and the train captured. The town of Warsaw is reported burnt by the rebels, to prevent its be ing used as winter quarters by our forces. "WASHINGTON, Nov. 22.-Kontucky lias furnished Government her full quota of the half million of men for natioicil de fence, andproposcs to raise as many more for Stute service, until the rebel army is driven from her soil. Six thousand stand of French rifled muskets arrived yesterday. Richmond paj>erß of Wednesday li«at, contain the message of Jeff. Davis to the relicl Congress. He says the oper ations of the armv sre soon to be par tially intermitted. The approa<hing winter haa affording protection to the country, and shed ulorious lustre upon its arms through trying viii»*itiides and of more than one arduous cam (aigr. After seven months of war, ibe enemy have not only failed to extend their orranotioa on oar soil, bat new State* and Territories hare l*fn a«M»*d to o«r CVwWciwT. while, in-tead of their threatened uiarrfa of unchecked ronqoeat. they Wave Urn driven, at more than one point, to wr the defensive. l p>* a lair ma|ariM3 he tvrrt the two U4ii|<rmto a* to turn. , military and iaanriai rwihtion. , Uk Confederate State* are rdstirrir ttnaerr now thaa «lwa the mraggie oommeMed. [?!] j' A dssyatr* to the X. Y. BrrmW» , date* that the n<fMitioo which left a tew data ago &jr the L>«w Potoma retanted this morning nith n politic al |<riwmTS am-*t«-d la Ht Mary "a < Coutr. TWT were member* of oa ■wmw iatiosi or«Miuml for the faipost of onivrrtnj; men and arm* to the wfc- ' el pn«fuaf«L A large qiattitv of | »m *n» Mwd. A nW spy was j the day before. Maar raloahie h Ueia j of contraband i !' poet liia in Lawi Marylend. TWay i I diaooverrd a channel throogh whMK the rebels NtcM Northern 1 and other important iaforMOtioa. \ ( Qrr»nf. 111.. NV r a -Ital* I has adopted the stringent rule of France in regard to piratical veasels encaged ia depredations on Americaa commerce. American consols are keeping a sharp I lookout for secession vessels lit civ seen at Malta. Nrw Y ORE, Nov. 25.—The *team»hi|i Xurtk Star has arrived here from As pinwall. bringing some U. S. troofis and ' Col. Buchanan and other officers from California. No news from Sumter. BALTIMOIIK, Nov. 25. —The Richmond Emjtrirer *ay* that the Confederate Con gress has passed a bill for the removal • of tho Capital from Richmond to Nash | ville. The Congress will soon assem ble there. COLUMBIA, Mo., Nov. 22. —The Statesman, published here, has informa tion from Neosho that the rump of the Legislature of this State, after obtain ing a quorum by the appointment ol Ijroxies, elected iohu B. Clark former y a member of Congress, and Emmet McDonald of St. Louis, L. Mcllenry, of Adrian county, James S. Barnes, ol Jasper county, and others to the rebel House. All of these parties arc in Price's army. ST. LOUIS, Nov. 23. —The other day the Federal forces in Fort Pickens opened their batteries on tho rebels in . Pensacola. After a bombardment ol | about twenty hours, the rebels showed j signs of weakening, so that troops from : the Federal side were sent to make ti > lodgement on the main laud. This they did successfully, and Pensacola, together with all connected therewith, was captured by the Federal troops. Ben. McCulloch is now marching north from Arkansas, with a very large force. Tho object is to create a diver sion of Federal troops from Kentucky. The great flotilla, built for operations against the rebels alon" the Mississippi river, is now about ready for operations. The expedition will be fully appointed, j A large number of the Richmond (Va.) Whig lias been received here. It is wofully desponding in regard to the future prospects of tlie Confederates. 1 It sees nothing ahead but defeat, disas- I , . 1 tor and rum. I Everything is quiet on tlie Potomac i to-day. The Confederate forces in front ot Fairfax are falling hack, and the Fed eral troops are extending their line. The last heard of the rebel General Price he was near the Osage river, marching his forces to the northward. New York, Nov. 20.—Tho North Star, from Aapinwall, arrived this morn ing- Adjutant Robert N. Scott was arrest ed for treason. Col. Buchanan (one ol tho officers latelv stationed on this coast,) applied for his release, and prom | ised to deliver him to the authorities at ! Washington, but the request was not ! complied with. j The Government has given a permit for the re-opening of the trade between 1 Port Tobacco ana Baltimore. [This is ; the second permit of the kind that has been granted. We received news, a few days ago, that parties in Rhode Is land had lieen allowed to supply the Union men of North Carolina with the necessaries of life.] Washisgtox, Nov. 2.l.—The Rich mond E»f*>rrr of the 22>l announces, the removal of five thousand [?1 Yan kee prisoners to Tuscaloosa and {Salis bury. [This most be regarded as an other change in the programme of the Southern movement. 1m CafMtal lia* already l«een removed to Nashville. The question arises. Do the rebels find Virginia no longer tenable?] The Charleston Mrrcwty. of the fist »tato» that intense eintcucsl prevailed there in relation to tbr threatening at

tack of the Federal Govemasent. Then- was a large nswler of troops asd seventy esaaoa at Columbia. The Government bad advices that Mcsapfeis and New Orleans were ia a rie. Families nm parking np to in rrndmsns to leave abca tbe Yaakees affwaesbed. A dteirtae freaa tbe rebel ramp at Ontrseille. reports tbat there wee*». aim**hStoe^bH altTckTu!? Cocust D« Viflenaaa bas been as aned tea saaitiaa ia Gas. MeClefiaa a •taff witb M rank of Co! an si. bas baaa aaawsatad rebel Aa—tr OaMHi, isjlaH mi Piaj—aia, snde folk MJBM publishes atacaa from BirhuAj tint is aa at Penaok the frigataa AMI mmi 1 '•■lormM engaged Foci MdLae. Tka ve««ela twaived damages and were com pelled ft haul off. Fort Pickens was firing hot shot, and hat set the Pensacola Navy Yard three times op fire and entirely des troyed the town of Warrington. NF.IT YORK. NOV. 20. —A letter from Key Vest states that the privateer Jlf an regard had l»cen captured near Abaeo. Capt. Gilbert save the com mando* threw overboard his ammuni tion. NEW YORK. NOV. 27. —The steamer Falloti has arrived from England with 30,000 stand of arms for Government. A Richmond dispatch reports that there arc 3,000 Unionists in the mount ains of East Tennessee, under the com mand of Parson Brownloyv and Major Gilliam, where they are doing more mischief than tho Yankees in Ken tucky. ST. LOUIS, NOV. 26. —The rebels in Col u mb us,Ky., are nmki ng grcat'prepar ations for defence. The Confetlerate forces at that place arc hourly expecting an attack from the Federal troops, which arc marching thither in strong force. Tho bombardment and capture of Pensacola and surrounding points, re sulted in the burning of Warrington. [NOTE. —Warrington is the name of the village or hamlet outside tho Navy Yard at Pensacola. Tho town of Pen sacola proper is some seven miles from tho Navy Yard, but tho capture of the latter must have been preceded by the capture of all the rebel batteries which defended the town of Pensacola.] Immense excitement has been caused by the action of tho Federal troops throughout the Southern cities, and tho citizens of the most prominent towus are preparing to leave in largo num bers. Gen. Price, of the rebel forces in Arkansas and Missouri, crossed tho Osago River on tho 23d inst., on his march to the North. Tho Federal troops under the immediate command of Gen. Hunter, in largo force, yvero prepared to meet him a short distaucc from Sodalia. GWIN TIIKOW9 lIIS PAPERS OVERBOARD. —A letter from Panama says. Gwin shed tears when he fouud himself nabbed. When ho went to bis room, he threwliispnpersoverboard. Among them were several maps. [Were they maps of tho Pacific coast ?] The Capt. proposed to go backhand recover these evidences of his treason. Sumner de clined. Possibly they would have made some disclosures uot so very com fortable to some citizens of Oregou. FOREIGN.—Wo have Loudou dates to Oct. 20. At the Lord Mayor's banquet the Mayor proposed tho toast of the Amer ican Minister, who replied that he had come to perpetuate the friendly feeling between the two countries. Palmcrston said that the temporary want of cotton would result iu perma nent good. We would get supplies from others quaiters and be DO longer dependent. Intelligence from the West of Irelaud justifies the fear of au approaching fam ine; five-sixths of tbe potatoe crop had been destroyed by blight asd re cent foods A TV.nra Br J.le.— The editor of tbe San Juan Pr• >< recently had tbe honor of a v»»it from a venerable Digger nrar rirr and bis *■ beautiful and accom plished daughter, who is thee dss cribed: -As she stood and gazed at tbetype ' setter*, an aadible sniekev manifested her wneiae. Tbe tbtee frost finger* of saliva e*>-af«U. fci| |iiag to tbe floar: while those of tbe right were oasmaa- Claung* tour of in vertical »on abo at crone of ber bead. Her fcatarea protruded from a suoarr spertare «f amssive and tangled locks, like a Marred pietare from a sae«ke-«led frssse, asd were fantastically bedaabed with dlt£ wi rSljf'aS gmmrn. from it. engiaal by aas rfthTfSllrvm bw.twi bora v. with stabbed, naillem taea, ■I at at tbe esds ia tbe sbaf-e from one loot to tbe <tfber. Tbees shr I stood, a iffitable fwaab' tepe k** triW Tbe falkMHßft riaywt and ilfMf tlTlhlftir, of Now York, to tbe IriA Brigade. The COIOMI la a bw patriot, ud a bright Ulnetmiion of the on I j ga»niae Democncj in the present i erim "Peer* indeed! Peace, when the , fort*, tbe eeh-treaeoriee, the cuetom- I booses of tbe nation hare been seised and ransacked! Peaee, when tbe ; peaceful messengers of commerce, dis -1 playing the flag which no foreign pow er ever yet insulted without an apology being demanded and obtained have been overruled at sea, been plundered, driven ashore, set on fire, and sunk! Pcaco, when the ludians, to whom this nation bos given the mostdilligent pro tection, ana for whose improvement and welfare it has poured out rivers of gold, have been subsidized by the South, and the barbarities which called forth, in thunders that still echo through the Heavens, the deprccatiou of Lord Chutham. by the favored copyists of the turbulence of England are threat ened to be revived bud let loose upon the defenders of the Union. Peace, under such circumstances, such induce ments, under such soothing influences are ennobling guaranties! Where is the marrowless saint, the silly-livered knave, the peddler in diluted Scripture, in compromising whiskey, in Georgia lotteries, in Aldermanic jobs and all the sweets and rottenness of a political career which courts no danger, howev er honorable, but halts at no swindle, however foul or stupendous it may bo —where is the poor driveller, where the pernicious rogue, who in such a crisis as the present, will distract the public car with his importunities for Seace ? Away with him to Hell-gate or erico, if you find such a nuisance. The government which would consent to peace, with such a load of dishonor upon its head and such a harvest of treacheries and insults to thresh out, as the present Government at Wash ington has hud bequeathed to it from the miserable dotage, if not the posi tive criminality, of its predecessor— such a government would, indeed de serve to perish. But whence proceed these'lamenta tions about the war, and these cries of peace ? They proceed, in the first place, from Democratic conspiritors in the North that arc in the secret and in sidious league with the manlier and braver rocusants of the South. _ You all know precisely whero I stand in the political classifications of the country. * * lam a Jacksonian Democrat. Next to Georgo Washington, who founded this Republic, stands Andrew Jackson, who, in a seditious outburst, where the supremacy of the laws and magistracy of the tjnited States was disputed, "instead of vascillating and shivering at the approach of the storm, as the ghastly old creature J as. Bach anuan did—iu full view of the palpita ting earth, boldly went iu, faced the mutineers in their nest and stroughold, scattered them with his bony arm to the winds, and high over the scene of their discomfiture and dispersion, flung to the kindred akies the BTAM AXD STRIPES on a new stream of glory. [Tre mendous cheers.] A Jacksonian Democrat, therefore, as I am, no one will charge me with political Mfjr or hostility whan I assert that tbe Northern conspirators in league with the Southern repodiators of the National Government, are men of the Democratic party. Bat for thaaa con spirator*, the North, ia thi« war, wonld have long since been a r nmnnrt m 4 m on i pointing nnit. wdbrnMrisfa Its y nninga wkh the Einm Omwar-—TW Lm4n *£ susnts if mm modern wtWrtAw »o part in H w «flg» wwrt —p wtiM g Imigimr ggjj^ SiLi i f IT "SLji 2Z*!tt £T in* «*r»r. f'.'im fW at - "* CmeSm. Caatfc Rock Lrrk. Cl***lie 1W V.V.V.V.'.V. .. Cfcrfwlii cSrSfi!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!".!! cwwl! Olaqaato Levw. Cowlits Lrwia. Coal Bank Tiiaraton. Khar's Laading I rind. Fiaher'ft Landtag CUrk. Franklin Pierce. Fort CollvUle Walla Walla. Fort Btcvena Thanton. Willopa Chehali*. Highland Lewie. Luke Rirer dark. Mima Prairie Thunrtoo. Monticello Cowlitz. Montnzano Chohalia. New Dungenesa ...: Claim. Oak Harbor Island. Oak Point Wankiakum. Oakland Snwamkb. Olympia .. .*. Thurston. Oysterville Pacific. Pacific City Pacific. Port Discovery Claim. Port Ludlow Jefferson. Port Madison Kitsap. Port Townsend Jefferson. Port Orchard Kitsap. Port William Kitsap. Rockland Skamania. Saunder's Prairie Lewis. San Juan Whatcom. Scatter Creek Thurston. Seabeck Kitsap. Seattle King. Skookum Chuck Thurston. Skokomish :.. Sawamisli. Spanaway Pierce. T«ekalet Kitsap. Union Chehalis. Vancouver Clark. Whilepta Walla Walla. Washugal Clark. Whatcom Wliatcom. Wynokee Chehalia, Yelm Thurston. BLOXDIX AXD THE LION*.—VF. Blondin wheeled u lion cub over the rope at the Zoological Gardens, Liverpool lately, a boisterous wind prevailing at the time. The lion, which is eighteen months old, and is called Tom Bayers, after the re nowned pugilist, was strapped in the barrow. Much curiosity was excited to see the young animal. Scores of glasses were*raised and when the head of young Tom was observed, with his eyes wandering about, as if anxious to know what was to become of him, the clappingand cheering became VQIT great. Having adjusted the barrow, Blondin began to move apparently trembling with the weight of his load. A gye was attached to the barrow, and as it was let out by his assistant it by some means or other got entangled after be had proceeded some thirty or forty feet. Blondin halted and the gye rope fell to the ground. The heart became sick at looking at him. People held tbeir breath, expecting every moment (bat the gymnast, with " Tom Sabers" and the barrow, would be precipitated into 44 the citv of Pekin," or into the lake below. Instantly Blondin'e ree 4aiKwi was taken. He evidently con Id net go on, and be began to more backward cautiously and alowiy. Women were terrified as if thsy vtn wituu—ing an exaection. A deep silence prevailed, which waa only broken when Blondin landed safely on the platforta. Again the barrow was adjusted, and Wanlia ■ow4 on this time ■ iibnnt a gye rope. GiadnaWy bewiAri tbanaMM, and aller testing a abaft tisw, be began to posh bis loud ap tba lbs hanev roll bade octMoulir absat a foot, as if be who gnided ft bad Ml •nAcient atreugth to patk it mm nMflb abst ene asiibnti ai duilan par 4r « Tbiaanm is nwi«rfy distributed ia *a Injral S ttf Lhrt and let Rw NO. 5.