Newspaper of The Washington Standard, September 3, 1864, Page 2

Newspaper of The Washington Standard dated September 3, 1864 Page 2
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Site wlashington .Standard, r.A. ••rnnti r\rr.« rot TMF. TRRKITORV lit If Shall fee Prtsrned r<>U PRESIDENT. ABRAHAM LINCOLN. or IIIIMIO. FOR VICE PRESIDENT, ANDY JOHNSON, Agents for tka Standard. The follua.iig aimed are autl. wired to receive an l receipt tor mooev uut on fuli»cri|>- lion to tbe STSIPIBD : I. P. Fisata. S«n Fr*nri»ro. C»l. J.J. II VA* Port To» n«»nd : P. J. Paiattosi, Port Madison , A. 11. Vorso, '• A. R. Briitxi. Monticello: ALEX. R. ABKBSBTST. Oak Point, JOB* TVEB.«THB. Seattle ; MARSHALL BLl**. Seaberk. A. B. Pirates, Port Ludlow. can be sent through the mail* at •or ri»k. i. - SATURDAY MORNING -AKI. Q7,1561. A "Democratic Scheme, It has been well understood for some time past that a systematic effort was being made by rebel sympathizers to embarrass the ope rations of tbe Government by depreciating the value of the currency, but not until quite recently have they attempted to buy up the Union press to aid them in the accomplish* ment of their wicked and treasonable pur pose. Knowing that the value of all paper money rests upon the confidence entertained by the public in the ability of the party issuing it to ultimately redeem it dollar for dollar in gold, tbey have commenced a systematic effort to undermine this confidence by appeals to the people through the columns of papers pro fessing unwavering fidelity to the Adminis tration and its policy of prosecuting the war until the last rebel shall ground his arms and submit to the authority of the Government. As long as these mischievous articles criti cizing the financial policy of the Government and predicting the ultimate worthlcssness of the paper currency, were confined to Copper head journals, but little, comparatively, was accomplished in this direction, and hence the scheme to secure their publication in Admin istration journals. Aware that no Union pa per would voluntarily copy them, they first procure a publication in such mercenary sheets as the N. Y. Herald, and then these articles are circulated in slips as taken from the paper iu which they originally appear, and are sent to Union papers with a request to publish as a matter of news, and if this is de clined, to insert as advertisements, and send bill to their agents in the Atlantic States for payment, one of these slips was received by as, and to give our readers an idea ef its char acter and puipose, we copy from it the follow ing: "Owing to the movements of speculators in gold the dnpreciathn of our present paper money has not been as regular as was that of the continental currency, but its decline seems quite as certain, unless something is done to check its downward course." All who reflect a moment will observe that there is aot the slightest analogy between the old continental currency and the present papers issues of the Government. If compared with the Confederate currency the aualogy would hold good. In continental times, no provision was made for the redemption of their currency, nor was there any revenue raised for paying interest upon it. The country was poor, and engaged in what then appeared to be a hopeless struggle for separ ate national existence. Now wc ere the most powerful Government on earth, with a reve nue which will yield the current year at least four hundred millions. Ample provisiou is made for the payment of the six per crnt. in terest, in coin. Notwithstanding all this, the devilish attempt ia made to impress the be lief npon the public that the bonds of the Government will sson become as worthless as the continental money at the dose of the war of the Revolution. The annexed extract, which we copy from the Richmond Examiner, pointa out ho* its " Democratic" friends North can best serve the rebel cause. If anybody has entertained a doubt heretofore that these Northern allies are Ia fell syaspathy with the rebellion, and acting ia concert with them in their struggle to divide the Union, each pnblicationa as theee aad the action of the Chicago Conven tion most reosere them. The rebel organ says traly that " the most effectual way tor the ' Democracy' to get the control of the Government is to do their ataaost to weakea the Fffasl amy and discredit Frderal finance.** Meet vigorously are thry at week for the aeeoaaptiahwnt of theee pnrpoee*. and it is a aouce ef great grief to as tin. I»KM son open the Pacific coaat. in their aval to preserve a specie eircnlation. art beta* be trayed into acting in concert with the enemies •/ the Government. If the »cb-me now oa foot to wenhen and destroy the confidence of the people in the cnmncy of the notion shall saceeed. 'and it certainly will if they allow tl.?!asrlTc* f> be impre-«ed with the idea that T ituu] notes «ill Swoa brCMiie as valueless as i-'-iHwrtau! m-mcy ia RcroJotiooarv tuoes.) thr rlirriib'tl okjrtt of ibe " UdOWfTlf j' will be acrom j-! ; .£h<d ia ihrir re »toration to power, with a p •na.-.n-nt'T diivrrrtd I'uion and the io»ttuti«>n of slavery *»taM:»bcd upon a finn cr U<ii (Laa it occupird Lelorv the rebellion. If Mirk a disaster ia in »:ore for ua. be it oar pride and boast that w« Lav* aot directly or ind rectlyr lent oar influence to its accom p'l»li ILrtt. | Th- Richmond Ejammrr say* : " The Democrat* at tbe North, who hare « aiu-d lour Tear*, not too impatiently trafting to regain the power and profit which they but lately h'U t> Lea Itemociatic inheritance, tuu-t naturally b- }>r»voked l» yocd md'uauce at this andaci u» attempt of Lincoln an ! Sew ard to ride ruupluliud or.-r them for four year* more. Wt learn that the Democrats are uni rriaailr tuning their thoughts to Franklin I'u-rce and Counecticut Seymour a* their nom inees fur I'u riJcut anJ Vice l*r<-sident. 'l'o pit e them tbe l--aat rhanc » of electing tlicae taoadvoca'es of peace. Grant mn*t b»> de leated. the invasion mast collapse and die out, and the verv name of war moat become a hor ror. uttered with loathing and tttmiioi. T ; ierefore, it is to the interest of the Demo crats to do their vcrv uttermost to weaken the Federal army, discredit Federal finance, in f hort, to extinguish the war altogether, in 1 order to extinguish tbe party which invented jthe war, and governs it, and lives by it." T el Lecislatvbe. —Through tbe polite* nees oi Secretary Evans we are enabled to lay LeLro our readers a list of the members of the Legislature, to assemble in December next. It ii impossible to make a correct clarification, iu a political sense. Several were elected as independants and others as war Democrats, who cannot, of course, sym pathize with the peace movement. In the Council the " Democrats" will probuLly have a majority of one or two votes, while in the House the Unionists have a clear majority. COVKCIL. From Whatcom, Island and Snohomish, E. C. Ferguson, term expires 1867; Jeffer son and Claim, J. J. H. Van Bokkelen,* 18(»G ; King and Kitsap, Asa B. Mercer, 18GG; Pierce and Mason, Frank Clark, 1867; Thurs ton aud Lewis, O. B. McFaddcn, 186/5; Clark, Cowlitz, Wahkiakum, Pacific and Chelialis, 11. Cochran, 1865; Clark, Kliki tat aud Skamania, Louis Sohns, 1867; Walla Walla, W. G. Longford, 1867 ; Walla Walla, Stevens and Ferguson, Daniel Stewart, 1866. HOUSE. Whatcom, E. Eldridge. (contested by 11. C. Barkhousen); Claim, E. H. McAlmond ; Claim and Jefferson, (Joint), J. E. Leighton ; Jefferson, H. L. Tibbnlls, Henry Webber; Island, Caleb Miller; Suolioinish and King, C. Clymer; King, J. R. Watson; Kitsap, Geo. W. Dwelley, A. S. Miller; Pierce, S. McCaw, W. R. Downey; Thurston, S. I). Ruddle, F. M. Rhoades, (3. Crosby; Chelia lis and Mason, James Waldrip ; Lewis, S. S. Ford, Sr.; Pacific, Jamesß. Johnson; Cow litz and Wahkiakum, W. W. Hays ; Clark, C. H. Reed, Jcel Knight, T. J. Lancaster; Klikitat and Skamania, J. 11. Alexander ; Walla Walla, Klikitat and Skamania. John Sheets; Walla Walla, A. L. Brown, F. P. Dngan, E. L. Bridges, O. P. Lacy, B. N. Sexton; Stevens, I. L. Tobey. •Maj. Van Bokkelen elected under proclamation of Gov. Pickering. Mr. Page, of Port Discovery, says he lias received a Tetter from Mr. Angel, who will be present and claim the seat. We publish the following note re ceived from a gentleman down the Sound. It is not within our power to give the informa tion desired, Any person possessed of the required information will no doubt oblige our friend and relieve public curiosity by giving it through the columns of our paper : DUNGENESS, Aug. 10, 1864. ED. STANDABD : Sir: lam a down-ennter and nm therefore licensed to be inqnisitive; have lived in " Egypt" and therefore licensed to be stupid. Will you permit me according ly to inquire why no attempt has been made to arrest the Indian murderers of the man killed at Pisht river last winter ? 1 under stand that a party of citizens of Port Angeles, organized for that purpose, were prevented by an Indian Agent—who counseled them to trust the law—from pursuing their purpose to fulfillment. With all respect for the good intentioned Agent, I must distrust the power of the law entirely, when I see that the sum mer has nearly passed away and with it appa rently all intention to execute justice. Can you enlighten my poor brains on a matter that rather puzzles them I Yours obedieutly, VIGILANCE. PERSONAL. —Mnj.-Gen McDowell arrived at this place by the Cutter SAubrick on Hun day evening last, and left the next morning at 6 o'clock, overland for Fort Vancouver. He was called upon by most of our citizens who were apprized of hie arrival, all of whom were much pleaacd with the General, and the man ner of their reception. The people of the coast are certainly very fortunate in having him assigned to this Department, lie is evidently an energrtie, discreet officer, and every way qualified for the discharge of the delicate and very responsible duties assigned him. A* " F.uriin."—Tb* public printing hu indod bw>i as " dcphant." and on# of hkgr diMHMM, to tbe 6rcrtUrj'i Printer. HM pay BOW uooti to ibtat mtv ctoti prr 1000 81, while mm omprteot journeyman oo tW MM week* far lan llm MTratj-ir« ccat*. WW my mm toponnphkol fricadi to wxWr -Priatw'S I'M"? TWntn ctiuialj wwgk tfpnaiieci to give dtgmUf to nek u i—titti—. iyH ewy W'now. L*) . baa abo«a u aoaoe >pi tiw of *bat porparta to be dm m. diororrred is tbe Cm4> ri»p of E<N» towa. It M oko now< tbot gold hat been discovered to poviag qoootitiaa i few aib froo> I'ort Aageb*. Wo abouli not be aur |«ised a ore voold atom Mr opoo rich mht-a in omr Territory bote* mmj aaooiba obkb wiH dit« tbe tide of MNBigntio* tbia e»j, Live, ul Let Lire. Quite an alarm haa been created among tbo*e who*e holding position* under UK GOT. rrnint-nl and receiving their pay ia paper car reocy, by a further depreciation ia legal lea der notes, which now command bat tatty cents on tlw dollar, ia " trade.** We note in thia connection, one peculiar fact, wbich must be apparent to all. When gold and sil ver was tbe ooly currency, much competition existed between trades men, and the buyer could take advantage of fluctuating prices, snd buy where he could obtain bis supplies cSeapest. This is not so now. The intro duction of paper currency was the signal far an understanding among our business men. and a general healing up of old rivalries, and the ~ (Myiupia Stock Hoardif it does not wit Id tbe iufluencc of Wall street, ita edicts are quite as immutable. We should not ob ject to this, if we could believe that tbe move ment was inaugurated to aave actual loss ; but we surely expected to see the usual rivalry common to business men, instead of a united phalanx to maintain the ruinous prices charged for every ataple article of common necessity, and at the same time place the Government currency at a figure which will compel every man who depends upon Gov ernment alone for his means of livelihood to ' literally go ragged and hungry. As the mat ter now rests, they are the only losers on this coast, to any great degree, from the hardships ' incident to the war. Those whose salaries : range from a thousand to eighteen hundred dollars, it would appear, have no alternative left them but to either abandon their positions or literally stint themselves, and drug out an existence subject to the whim or caprice of the merchants and business men, who, upon tbe principle of " might makes right," are in reality their masters. The mer chant who receives currency at a given figure, aud exchanges it in the markets below at the same rate for supplies. loses nothing; but should it happen that lie loses five or ten per cent, upon a single transaction, the town re sounds with his lamentations and lie is indeed disconsolate. He appears oblivious of the fact that the transaction but reduces his pro fits on that amount one-fourth or one-sixth, and that instead of losing he really makes n profit wbich should satisfy all clamor. Now we believe that Government employees should not be tbe only class who should sutler. We believe that the burdens and hardships of tho present hour should be borne by nil alike, or at least nearly so. Many of the positions held under Government have laborious duties attending them, for the ptopcr discharge of which the pay apportioned in coin is no more than a fair equivalent; and in all cases, time may be justly considered a fair representative of money. Wc would not counsel a course which we believe would be uufair to cither iutcrcst, nor do we intend to be so understood, but we are couvinced that more accommodat ing terms could be advanced for those whose bretfd and butter is to be bought with green backs, and greenbacks alone. Our business men should reflect that so far as our town is concerned, with the very moderate zeal and enterprise manifested for the past five years, it would have gone to the dogs had it not received the no inconsiderable patronage of the Government employees. We submit, if it would not be good policy on the part of busi ness men to seriously consider these sugges tions. This point is not so isolated from the San Francisco market that supplies cannot be bought by an association of parties interested at prices quito as low as the merchants can command; and if tbe profit s realized by trad ers be added to the wholesale price paid be low, a saving may be effected which will make their their greenbacks realize from 65 to 75 ceots on the dollar. We would likewise suggest that threats of a black-list should not be heard until tho in tentions of those for whom they are designed are indicatod by at least one instance which would render such a course oxcusable. We believe in presuming every man honest until the contrary is proven. In ordinary circum stances, to pay a coiu debt in a depreciated currency can be regarded in no other light than robbery, but there are palliating circnmstan ces when necessity renders such a course the only alternative short of bankruptcy. This is surely the view taken in the enactment of stat utory provisions reserving a homestead, the immediate means of subsistence, or the tools of a trade from liability to seizure tor debt. If such a breach of faith justifies a violent remedy as a pledge to refuse credit to all who receive Government currency at its face, how roueh more reprehensible it is in a merchant to buy greenbacks to pay at par a debt con tracted in coin! Here the plea of necessity cannot prevail, uor an actual loss upon every dollar art aa a palliating rime, but snch an individual r boa Id receive the fall odium that Mich aa act carries with it. A* far as those who are connected with (•overnmmt are con cerned, we do not believe there nil! be a ne cessity far • black-list, lor before it ennua to that we believe they will Mite and save the profit which annnaßy find Us way inta the yaehsts ef tbss» who rensider it n Csvor to I naeive Government taw—cy even at the fig- prefers* In their fhendabip," is illnatrate4 in tbe Secretary's appointment of Printer. He npndiaSid the STAXDABD to ita great benefit. and appointed hie friend (!) " Mac" to hia eternal rain, financially, politically, morally. H« Mow Excise Law. We are indebted to W. K. I towns. Ksq., Agent Internal Rerenae for this coa*t, ft* a copy of the new excite law, approved Juae 30. <£64. It ia quite lengthy, making a pamphlet of oae hand red pages. A tax is levied apoa nearly everything. The tax npoa articles ot general consuniptu-n is rompar*. lively light. 'l"be greater portioo ot the rev enue will be derived from incomes. stam| * on legal instrument*. and tb* transaction* of bankers and broker*. The Uw ri.-mpt* from taxation all incomes not or.r tOOO. and all traders whose receipts do nut eicrtd 11,000 a year. It also exempts, in addition to the fOOO dollars, the rental of a homo»t,ad. In addition to the generad law, w hicb takes t the first day of Augurt, a special Uw »u parsed a-sesoing five per cent. wUthma! upon all itieome* of IV, 3—making the lax ujK>n incomes for that year The tax upon incomes for IH<>4 is five per cent. The special tax f..r 1*63 wa* levied tor the purpose of bringing up the revenue of that year to the wants of the Guvi-rnm-tit. j It was n<» doubt a wi*e measure of finance, and when collected will not fail to bring up the value of legal tenders to 70 or 75 cents. It would have been better to have been ten per cent., for we believe that every five JHT cent, levied upon incomes will raise the price of Treasury notes felly twenty per cent, soon as it reaches the Treasury. The five per ci-nt. levy will yield over #100,000,000. This added to the revenue of ISC4, will not fall much short of five hundred million. This surely does not look tnucli like the credit of the Government depreciating until its paper becomes t.s vulueli ss as continental scrip in the days of Ihe Revolution, ns "Democrats" nre laboring to make the people believe. The present rate of taxation will pny the inlcrrstat the rate of six per cent, per annum on three billion of dollars, and pay the prin cipal within the next fifteen years, allowing our annua) expenditures besides. Who then can sny that there is any adequate cause for the present depreciation of the cur rency. No sensible man will doubt that it has been induced by exciting popular alarm as to the stability of the Government, uud its ultimate ability to pay and disposition to meet all its pecuniary liabilities. In other words, the " Democratic party are willing to ride into power upon the ruin of the National finances, and sacrifice even the life of the Government rather than fail in their object. This is the tiie true origin of the cry of " hopeless bank ruptcy." A lar?e number of cattle and towiJfnbln ali and oth-r aapplixa, were Ukea from the vUls in the rnantrr through which they pa»- *d F-rt Kntrmy, A*g. 22. —Om. Cartis ar iviil tn-day in straighten ap Indian affair* I'lir Overl*nd Stag* Cotppany's Mock and oarkMtieirmnrcd to thia poat f«r protee tion. There trr no white* brtwiw hm and l»tii*it. Thf c Ml ntry around Dmrit ia >»annii;<; with hostile Indiana. Tlia road ttetwren here and Omaha ia nearly deserted, *sc -pt Columbus and Fort Cnrtia. AV«r York, A*f 22.—The Tribune says : Kurt Morsran is now besieged by land, and the Hf*-t were In Itombard it on the lltli. The reliels burned all the boapital buildings outside of the Fort, a!an the gunboat Gaines. The monitor Manhattan threw a number of shells into tli>' fort and dismounted one gun before our forces huded. lltadi/nartrr* Armtf of the Pofomar, Aug. 31.—Our losses at Wcldon railroad are larger lhan riyo.tfd. Our troops were surprised, many b'i*ig ill tents to escape the rain. The rebels first appeared about noon in front of the 3d division of the 6lh corps. About 3 o'clock P. M., they charged in heavy force between the st«i and 6th corps, and turned the flank of the former, capturing a large number of prisoners. This line was forced back some distance, when the 9th corps which was relieved on the night previous, opened a fire, checking the advance of the enemv and taking some prisoners. A heavy column of rebels at the same time charged the left of our line, west of the railroad, held by the second divission under Qen. Ayres, which they broke, and took 600 prisoners of a regular brigade commnnded by Gen. Hayes. The enemy suffered much, their men lying thick over the field before dark. Our men were re-formed and buing reinforced when a desperate charge was made to recover lost ground which was accomplished. We held at night the line taken from us iu the after noon. Cols. Earl and llawthorne are reported as prisoners nnd Gen. Crawford was shot through the vest and shirt, narrowly escaping capture. Lieut. Clark, of his staff was shoi in the arm. Capt. Smith, of Crawford's staff, had three horses shot under hiin while rallying the men of various commands, and for a short time was a prisoner, but escaped IVeto York, Aug. 13.—The London correspondent of the Herald states thnt the Emperor of the French had just informed Slidell that he would not recognize the rebel States even if they achieve their independence unless they determine to abolish slavery, and engage thit all children born of slaved parents are free. That Slavery be abolished, to cease in ten years from date of recognition. Headquarters Army of the Potomac, Aug. 21.—The Herald't correspondent gives the following particulars of rebel Gen. ILigood's treachery in tho battle of the 21sl: The rebels found themselves under quad ruple fire of m-isketry nnd artillery, which caused them to throw down their pieces and raise their arms, which was considered as a surrender. Gen. Butler sent Capt. Daley of his staff, to receive them as prisoners. Our men having ceased firing, Capt. Daley told Hagnod he tad been sent to receive him and his brigade as prisoners, and when without saying a word, llagood drew his revolver and shot Daley. The Captain lived about half an hour—only long enough to mak« a state ment that H igood, after shooting Daley, cal led on his men to pick up their muskets and (all back, which they attempted to obey. Our men again fired, when they threw down their pieces the second time. This time they gave themselves up as prisoners. The second volley added largely to the number killed. Among the killed is Hagood, who wos shot through the head. The number of prisouers is between five and six hundred. After two tiours fighting, the battle ended. The same :orrcspondent states that the rebels state that Glen. Hood was killed on that day. A special to the Timet dated Washington 23d, savs officers have just arrived from the :ront report an attack made Sunday upon our eft bv Gen. A. P. Hill. He was knocked 'rom his horse by a piece of shell and badly grounded. Gens. Heath and Fitahugh L*e, ion of the rebel chieftain were killed. Sew York, Aug. 23.—Washington special lays : Warren's corps achieved a grand sac :ess. On Sunday, the rebels attacked our tosition under orders from Lee, that we must >e driven from Weldon railroad at whatever incrifice. The rebels were allowed to pass :hrough a gap in our lines, and suffered severe y, whiln their purpose was entirely defeated. Gen. A. P. Hill is reported mortally wound *l. Heath and Lee, son of R. E. Lxe, Col. > if the 10th Mississppi, are prisoners and ronuded. On loss is 150. We took ive itands of color—three of which wiw entirely ww. In the fight of Friday, oar loss in prisoners is believed to be larger lhan bete iof ore reported. Tho 9th Pennsylvania lost •ore than half their nnmbrr, as was the rase ia fact, with all the regiments of the brigade, rhe 14th Xew York lost every oflwer on the • feld. and can master bnt a few men do te. Had they fadd their pestti-n or changed Mar front, tWr could nearly al have sawd thrash lag thnt they w ere flanked thev started far the roar and Ml iato tho mm uf the rebels. CoL W bee loch's two brigades. Mdmeon, Une with skirmish i rs thrown eot and ad rancid to where the enemy wore, and ranched ear ncimd line withont loosing a man. This brigade hronght with them CO prissnmo and s stand of cotes, besides taking many of __ onr men who arore being lohsn away. |y Wo are indebted to Capt. Finch far Wmtkmgtm. Amg. tt-—Oflewl news fan the asaal favon. i Atl~U is bepefJ AM afarmlm THB I.XTKRMAI. RnvK.\t!B.—The new schedule just received, levying n stamp duty upon nearly every conceivable iirticlc of man ufacture, lias created no little excitement among our merchants, nnd revenue stamps are in active demand. Our present purpose is, however, to relate nil incident which oc cured in the eastern portion of this district which we deem too good to be lost. The Assistant Collector was calmly seated at the breakfast tabic of one of our hotels, when n waiter approached with a huge coffe-pot, pouring coffee for the guestc as ho went the round of the tabic. An individual who sat opposite, looking up all at once, slipped his hand into his pocket, produced a revenue stamp, and clapped it on the coffee-pot ex claiming " H—ll mau, you don't intend to retail all that coffee without a stamp do you ?" This, we believe all will admit, is clappingtho climax. •' GLASS HOUSES." —The young man who is supposed to control the columns of the grand clique organ, is still prating about what " wu [himself] have not said," and trying to im pugn the loyally of a man who battled for tho old flag when our cotemporary was in swad dling clothes. Now let us sec what he has said. Will he deny informing several respon sible citizens of this place that ho came to this coast to escape the draft ? " r l hat is the question." ltunning off niggers in times of peace and enlisting to put down the flames of war he assisted to fan into a blaze is quite different business, we admit. |y The Collector has received tho instruc tions requested from the Treasury Depart ment in regard to the admissiou of foreign vessels to our waters, with certain privileges. The position assumed by the Collector is sus tained. Foreign vessels will not hereafter be allowed to clear for more than one port on the Sound. 17 dour sells in I'ortland at 96 50 for country brauds; $8 00 for Standard Mills. IWef sells in Marysville. Cal., at 5 and 6 cents a pound; mutton and pork 10 cents. OFFICIAL VISIT.— Win. H. Waterman. Ksq, Superintendent of Indian Affairs, left this place one day list week to visit the Indi an tribe* east of the mountains. ry Wonder if the present public printer has got " even" with his predecessor in ob taining that ** fat" contract ? -•- Qf We are indebted to Siraiman A Co., ; News Agents, at San Francisco, for late cater, paper* fy The AmJrrmm Iravrs for \i el aria and intermediate port* M«n<Uy at 9 A.m. jy The trlrgraph will probably ha on pitted to this pine* this earning. rbe qsola at Miaaonri under the re cant call is fall withont a draft. 17* In Baltimore they call the negro sol diers " Smoked Yankees." LATH FKOK ID AXLAWTIC >l9l. DATES TO AUGUST LI Can*. Amp 21.—TW New Orleans Erm of Aagaat 13th *ay»: Aetiaff Hasten Joba Dillingham, captured off Sabiae Paae • year and a half ago, while ia c—and of the skip Mmrmimg Ltglf, baa arrived in this city. He wa* pirnlcd by Oca. Magruder to Wkt bis own rxebaage far Cap*, l'owbf. He re ports that ikt rebel aatbooties are anxions ta exchange tin* whole crew, who wrr» searched from Camp tiraee ta Sbreveport, 300 miles and pat-bd for exchange and *nbasqneatly imt back to Camp Ford aear Tyler. As the Federal authorities would aot reeeiva them, tberr aie now about 3,000 prisoners at Camp Fotd, which is crowded and ia aa unhealthy slate. abowa that Ifßpatiak kaa iMmj t raid aa MMH niM withaat MM, I-, primmial«fal«il]r iHtiijrftvi ■!« of the railroad ia wiMphcn. AW Ori MM, Jm§. " T ami fa«M r« Moegaa. ApamliMakvilW aade « TW iact W U7 M |K|(4. tw van 7V—iw » ivporled n Lin MM tW fint abot iatc the IMI which la ]—~riiil aileat. Then ia aavaa Maf water fa Ml Ma. Maatto* art expected la aaaorf to Mobile ljomitrtUt. A%§. S3.—CaL J«UM af the 5Sd. Ktwtackj. overtook iW rehrl Jahaaa'a Juror at Caatoa Ky„ yeatrrday. while attest ing to crcat the ri*w. Killed 14 aad weaad- SmakhUr. Amg. S3.— A ftyalwTSiy Lick Ciwrk. Laat Traa.. truM Gea. Gilhw, to Gar. Job neon Mjai A HrtarUaiM at cxnaaad. aider M. CaL Ed*«*M, 17L Teun. caralrr, attacked BafemQa tbie Mca inp. ;«d.) killed *3 aad captarad SO. ABM ibr luilirr WM Coi Walker aad at»a»al aea commitaioord officer*. A Harper'a Fctrj dispatrb to tke HmU dated 11:30 a. a.. Aag. |<d, aaya tWe WM ahinaiahing all Bigbt, which extraded aloar the wbole line. The rebels made aererml charge*. which drove oar an ia. We were rapidly drirm through towa aad oat ea Harper'a Ferry pike—the Mwb rery cloae. Oar wbole anay ia aaw atroag ly poated on the bights ia the rear af thia place. The enemy ia doae anna aa, bat M ing na ao atrongly prepared, did aat riak aa engagement. Cincinnati, Amg 23.—GOT. B ROUGH has ixaued a proclamation to KMM pcraona ia Ohio who are preparing to resiat the draft, warning them to de*i«t fiom their purpose. The Gazette'* Chattanooga correspondent aaya that neither Gen. Steadman nor CoL Straight were injured at Dalton, and they both are well. Memphis, Aug. 21.—Memphis vu at tacked at 4 o'clock this morning by Gen. Forrest with three brigade* of cavalry, 3,000 strong. They left Smith's front at Oxford on the 18th, and made a forced march to this city, drove in the pickets and dashed direct ly to Washburn's headquarters, who had a nirrow escape. They then went to Buck land's headquarters, hut he also escaped. They attacked Irving prison but were re pulsed by the guard. They next visited Gayos' house, expecting to capture Gen. Hurlburt, but he was stopping at the house of a friend. Our troops now attack the rebels and soon drove them from the city, killing 30 and wounding 100. They captured 30 or 40 horses but had no time to plunder. Our loss is about the same as that of the rebels. Washburn" will carry out a plain which it expected to result in the capture of a large portion of the attacking party. Later, Aug. 22.—The raid into Memphis yesterday tvas a complete failure, and is so admitted by Forrest. His intention was to capture Wasbburne nnd the other Generals, and tlwn our troops being without orders, the) would plunder the city. They captured a number of prisoners, including two officers and several clerks and telegraph operators. Numerous acts of cruelty were perpetrated by the rebels. Among the wounded are Col. Starr, of tho 6th Illinois cavalry, and Lieut. Irwin, of the Bth lowa, who has since died. Baltimore, Awg. 24. —Reports received via the Northern Central llnilroad say that the rebels crossed the l'otomac. Headquarters Army of the Potomac , Aug. 23.—The enemy disappeared from our front early yesterday morning The sth and 9th corps are on the railroad. It is believed that the attempt to regain this important line of communications has been abandoned. The enemy are fortifying their right flank to re sist an attack from this direction, and may be preparing to make a dash on our lines in some other direction. Several deserter* came in, some of whom think the end of the war near at hand, and believe that Petersburg ia almost within our grasp, and will be in our possession at ar early day. Jjeuj Mfoh Special Income Tax Notice. Orricn or Aasassoa or INT. RKV., J Dis. of Washington Territory. ) NOTICE is hereby (tiven that tbe joint resolution imposing a special income duty, approved July 4,< 1864, provide* tnat there shall be levied on the ant day orOc tober, 1864, upon the gain*, profits, or income for the year 1863, of all persona residing in the United States, an additional duty of 5 per cent, on all sums exceeding 9600. It is also provided that in estimating income for this purpose, no deductions shall be eude for dividends or interest received from any association, corporation or company, nor shall aaydoductioa be made for any salary or pay received. The return is required to be made according to the act of June SOta, 1864. By the terms of that act, and the resolution before referred to, the return must be made on or be fore the Ist day of October, 1864, and be verified by oath, aa prescribed in the form, and stale the soaree from which the income ia derived, whether from any kind of property, or the purchase and sal* of psupsety. rents,iaterests, divideada,salaries,or fromaay |asms sion, trade, imployment or vocation, or elhsrwiee. It le farther made the duty of the Assessor (which will belto forced ia every iaataaee,) that if aay person shall have neglected to give in a return ia the am required, sr if aay person shall have given la a msis whisk, m the opia ioa of the Assessor, ia fslsa or fkaadirieat, ee sea tains aay under statement or uader valnatiaa, KwUI he the dntv of the Asssssar to auimeas each perns* to appear and produce all books of aeeoant usalslaiag entries relating to tbe trade oe business of each .per son, and toaumasoas aay other peraeae hemsydssm peeper, to give tsstimsay islk msnare pnsijlsss m aaetioa 14 of the aet or June Mh, 11M. W ssrh namiaatioa it shall appsstf pesos; hoe i iliis'i tbr laisM i of eseh"paeass aojsediaf to the best infarmetiea whichhe eaa sbtstn aad asessethe to»»h«s*y. KsyssssW >,i | U.WL W—l 9m '^

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