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Cumberland Civilian and Telegraph (Newspaper) - August 4, 1864, Cumberland, Maryland m Cibilian & Cclepaj|. CUMBERLAND, MARYLAND. Thursday, Am;?. 4, 1HB4. 51TIUNAL UNION NOMINATIONS FOR PRESIDENT, ABUAHAM LINCOLN, OF ILLINOIS. FOR VICE PRESIDENT. ANDREW JOHNSON, OP TENNESSEE. FOR PRESIDENTIAL ELECTORS, For tho SUto at largo, WILLIAM J. ATJIERT, H. H. GOLDSBÜIIOUÜII. For Diitricti, 1st. W. II. W. FARROW, 2nd. AVM. S. REESK, 3rd. R. STOOKETT MATHEWS. 4th. ISAAC NESBITT, 5th. GEO. W. SANDS. APOLOGY-OUR WAR. Our rea<ler8 will, wc liavo no doubt e.xou8c tho Bcantinosg of our oppcarnnoe editorial and general. We have boon cut off from “all the world and the rest of mankind” almoit from the time General Earlv last occupied Martinsburg last .Sunday week. Sinco laat Sunday wo have had onr own troubles and our own vart. On Sunday morning Last we received information that Chainbersburg had been laid in ashes by the Rebels. On Sunday evening news reached us that they were in Hancock on their march for this place after burning at Ilanccek, bridges, boats and buildings. The citizens were nssein* bled by tlio Mayor on Sunday evening to determino on what they would do in the matter next day. Information received early on Momlay morning indicated that they were rapidly approaching our city It is useless to say that there was panic fear, and commotion, as wo had no rcli able information as to the force of tho ad vaiicing enemy, and fearful imaginations drew tho conclusion that it must bo a large and f)rinidablo force. Tho best use was made by Gen’l Kelley of tho lim ited force at his disposal backed up by such of our citizens as could be armed and equipped on such short notice. About half past 2 p. .m, information was received that tho llcibcl force was within four miles of us, Gcn’l Kelley with one regiment of infantry and a section of artillery immediately jmsted out tho Balti more pike and took position about two and a half miles from tho city on an cl ev.ated ridge running at right angles with the road by which the enemy were ap proaching. About three o’eloek the ball opened and our citizens were, f>r the first time greeted with the first earnest sounds of actual warfaru in tho shapo of hearty and rapid cannonading which continued ‘with change of time and placo until near dark. Wo judged from tho sound that our artillery was served with more vigor and spirit than that of tho enemy. At last it ceased, and from tho reports ofcit-ixena who hud “run the blockade” of the pickets, and from some soldiers who returned we came to the conclusion that the enemy had not held their ground and were on the retreat. Such proved to be tho case. Our loss was one horse killed; two men pretty badly, though not fatally, wounded, beside some four or five very slightly scratched. Such wo Icam is the amount of damage on our side. What tho rebel loss is we do not certainly know but three of their killed and two badly wounded were left by them as also a large quantity of artillery amunition supposed to have been unlo.adcd to haul off their killed and wounded, of which latter we learn from parties in the neighborhood was thirty-odd. In addition to this they hod two artillery horses killed. During the night they marched southward tS the Potomao in the neighborhood of Green Spring Run. There on Tuesday their passage was disputed by 500 men and an iron-clad car with one small howitser. These held them at bay several hours, but at Last the enemy sucoccd-•d in patting a ball into tho boiler of tho iron-clad engine and dismounting their howitser as also the surrender of 80 men and their Colonel in the Block house and thereby securing their passage. .^t half past one on Tuesday afternoon inTormation was circulated that the enemy had sent in a flag of truce to a picket post, one and half miles from the city at Wiley’s ford, on tho river, demanding tiie snrrender, or throating the sboUiug of Cumberland. This changed at onec the plans of General Kelley’s operations, aad artillery and infantry were conntor-•«hed toward that point, and it was t^llliMaiDed to bo a piece of strategy to prsnrant the arranged attack on the re-gglgltwg forces at Green Spring and give HR tíme to effeot tbeir crossing into TIfginia. Thus have two of omr impor-MM days for the preparation of our paper Wm wasted, for be it understood that ^'«arinnds had to handle muskets instead this, we hope, will prove a suf-t m¡^t apology for the meagreness of our dent at Harpers Kerry that Martinsburg was in possession of onr troops, and that no rebel forces were on this side of the Potomac, while oor ears give us assurance that they were on Maryland soil, witliin throe mites of us oontcnding for the possession of our city! We are indebted to the energy of General Kelley and the firmness of his forces for the salvation of our city at this time, as well as to tho fact tlial the American i intelligence came after we had demonstration that "Wolft was this time no/'ilse cry. To General Katley and his forces, with some of our citisens, are wc indebted for our safety to this time and not to any assistance or countenance from our own State authorities, to whom, we understand wc are indebted for notliing but tiknt mrUcrnpt. Wo have been informed that repeated and official applications have been made to Governor Bradford to enforce tho Militia law passed last winter as wc arc informed, at hit lulie.itation. These applications have apparently bad no effect or received no response from those to whom wo have the rigid to look for aid and protection nlthougli ample time has cl.apscd. We anticipate our timo of going to press for fear wc may not have that opportunity shortly. Tuesday night a rebel force crossed tho river at Brady's Mill, G miles west of us, and cut off the railroad communication in that direction, so wo are brought down to two-horso stage coaches. A squod of about sixty men, wo learned last night, were on the National road between this place and Frostburg, and this Wednesday morning we have tho rumors that Frostburg is token. This may be or may not be true, but we have no doubt that was the object of that squad. We also learn that tho railroad bridge across the North Branch near New Creek has been destroyed.— Wo give tho rumors for what they may bo worth, we know that the statements arc neither ÍOTpoMi'We nor impriLih'c, and wo expect that considerable damage will bo dono before wo arc rid of them. TIio question may bo asked, why docs not Gen. Kelley prevent this? Wo have only to say that he has so far done alt that his means could do, which is to defend his position in and immediately around Cumberland, tho responsibility for all elso is not on bis shoulders, so let it rest where it may belong: “fodjniti-cia mat athan." When this Last takes place we expect to " catch larkt," (if wc are not eauy/it before that h.appcns.) We hope and believe that this state of the case will prove a sufficient apology for our want of appearance this week. Later information settles tho fact that the Rebels did not get to Frostburg, neither did they reach Clarysvillo ; no doubt, having received information that the Hospital atraospbcrc would prove very unhealthy, they struck across the turnpiko this sido of Clarysvillo—locality" unknown. .We have reason to believe that tho Rebels on Monday, lost a considerable number more in kilbsl as well as wounded than tho numbers above named mies would probably meet close to the . the Idlh of November, 1828. His father city. General Kelley left his head-quar- w»’ » pro.-<perous farmer. Sandusky was • • U f . r .1 at that tunc a sparsidy settled region, tcrs, acoorapanied by his staff, for the seen® of a&tion. The suspense was soon j ('¡g early years young Mel’herson was *"■    '---'-------------’    tliriiwu dlmost entirely upon his home resources for the rudiments of education He prosecuted bis studies in the intervals I fiMwa attacking na waa awIcF aoi»-1^0«B«rals Banson and McCaos> ■ad oonaisted of from three to AtMUMod mounted men, with four ' artíBery. While the battle of ; wu in progreM we re-^ egpy of Saturday’! Baltimore ^ in which we read the {deaaing CO from tho “reliable”, corres- Tho Threatened Invasion of Cumberland. Our city for a week past ha.s been in a state of excitement, eon.sequeiit upon the various rumors afloat to tlio effect that a largo Rebel force was advancing upon tho eity in two columns and on different roads. On Sunday evening last a report reached hero that tfap enemy had crossed at Hancock, their column extending a mile in length, and headed in the direction of Cumberland; that another force of Rebels was on the mareh from Bedford, and it was thought that both columns would endeavor to form a junction at this pl.ace; that they were pressed in their roar by tho Union troops. At night a meeting of on* citizens was held for the purpose of taking steps toward organizing in defence of the city and to oo-oporate with tho military forces under command of General Kelley Tho meeting was ad dressed by tho Mayor, who urged upon all tho importance and necessity of or ganizing and arming to defend their homes and firesides from tho destruction of an invading and ruthless fuo. He said tho danger was imminent, and whatever was to bo done should bo done niinodiately. A committee was appointed to wait upon General Kelley and to learn from him the true state of affairs Tho General informed tho oommittee that an attempt would undoubtedly bo made by tho Rebels to force an entrance into tho city, and advised tho citizens to prepare themselves for the emergency. The committee returned and made their report to tho meeting. Preparatory steps were then taken to effeot an organization, which, wo are sorry to announce, succeeded only to a very limited extent. Three ocmpanics wero funned, consisting of about 200 men. Monday morning the excitement was anabated, it being ascertained to a certainty that the Rebels wore approaching the city from the direction of Hancock. Captain Petrie, with bis iron-clad cars, came op from No. 12 Water Station and stated that bis scoute had seen tho enemy pass Mrs. Beall’s Tavern Stand on the Baltimoro turnpike, twenty-five miles east of Cumberland, At 12 o’clock, m., a soout came in and reported them near Flintetone, steadily advancing towards the eity, instead of turning off from the pike, as some tbooght they would, and effect a erossing of the riror at Green Spring Run. At 8 p. M., anoiber scoot placed them' at the siz-mile houss, still on the forward move. At thie time the ezcite-meM ran to its highosl point; our mcr-ohanti engagtsd in sending off tbeir goods in every direction to piaoes of safety ; railroad stock moving west at a rapid rate; citisens rnnning to and fro, climbing the adjaeent hills to witness, as they anticipated, the scene of conflict between the Rebels sod the Union forces, as both ar- over. The booming of cannon gave evidence of the opening of the battle.— Tbo smoke could bo plainly seen ascending from where the contending for<;cs had taken thair positions. The firing was desultory. Ever and anon the crack of a sharpaliootor’s rifle could be huar.l.— No Infantry bccanic engaged, but was principally an artillery ducd. The battle opened near the rcs'dence of John Folek, on Evatt's creek, about three miles from this place. The Rebel sliarpshootcrs sheltered themselves in Mr. Folck’s barn which sheltered them but for awhile, as the shells from our cannon soon destroyed it. At du.sk the firing ceased. The oas-ualtics on both sides arc few, only two on our side. Tho loss uf the enemy is not known, but is supposed to be small as the firing was at long range. Thus eiidi.’d the first battle of Cumberland, and the the design of the Rebels frustrated. We liopo it may bo the last. During the night tho enemy dccaiiiped, and are believed to have croascd the river into Virginia near Oldtown In roviowiiig the wliole affair wo cannot refrain from cxpre.ssiog regret at (ho seeming indiffercnco of many of our citizens and tbo apparent lethargy displayed on tho occasion, fraught, as it wa.», with such momentous rc.'iultR. Had there been a general arming of the citizens, at least one thousand more men could have been added to tbo force of General Kelley, which, indeed, appeared iiiadcqimtn to the task before them, but they proved equal to tho emorgency and prevented our city from being plundered and perhaps destroyed by a ¡lililcss enemy. P. S.—Since the above was put in type our community was thrown very suddenly into a commotion. News caine that tho enemy had cajitured onr ironclads, whieb sub.sequeiilly proved to be correct. A shot from the Rebel eiiiinoii penetrated tlio boiler of tho locomotive nttaclicd to (lie iroii-clads, and di.salded (ho guns within them, thus n iidoriiig all u.seless, and, as a mutter of cour.se, fell into tho hands of tho eiiomy. Between 2 and 3 o’cloek. I'. .M., a report was brought in to the effect that the Rebels had planted their cannon upon a hill in close proximity to tho city; and had sent in a fl.ag of truco deiiiaiicling the surrender of the place, and that unless the demand was acceded to tlioy would eoinmcnco shelling the city. General Kelley was determined not to surrender, as ho made preparations to give them battle. It appeared afterwards tliat tlic sliell-ing affair was a hoax. No cannon of the enemy wero in position at all, and the flag of truce was sent in by a small sqaud of rebels NOTICES. MAnxE.VKT’s Map ok Mauylanii.— ,‘^nniething we liavo needed in this .''tate for some time past—a “large and completo map of tho State of Maryland,” wliieli wo can s.ay without hesitation will bo tbo one Mr. Marteiiet proposes to get up, as wo have seen his maps of several of thu coiiiities of the ,'"'(ate, and they are very complete. Attention is directed to au adverli.semciil in unotlier eolumii of te-day’s p.apor, calling for a (hinva.sser for Allegany comity. Any one wisliiii to caiivaSi the county for this map, will, by calling at this oflice receive full infer niatiun upon the subject. Oodey's Lady’s Book.—The August iimnlicr of this bi.glily interesting and popular magazine, has been received, and in looking over its attractivo jiages wc are forced to the conclusion that it has no equal in the country Tlie fine em-hellished fashion plates ore alone worth the price of subscription independent uf tbo other rare combinations wliicli make it an indispensable volume. Terms of subscription ^3.00 per year. Address L. A. Godcy, 323 Cliostuut Street, Phil-udclpliia. Auxnmi’s IIo.me Maoazink for August is upon our table, and is a work of rare production, edited as it is by one of our most popular writers, 'P. S. .'\rtbur, which, besido many other star writes, should alone bo sufficient to coiiiiiiaiid universal attraction Terms, ^2,00 per year, in advance. Four copies one year, ^5,00. T. 8 Arthur Si Co., publishers 323 Walnut Street, I’hilndclphia. of farm work and on wet days, and thus at the Outset of life was emphatically self-taught. Subsequently he went to a local academy, and in June, 1849, entered West I’oint, through the patronage of a inenibcr of Coiigre.ss who perceived his talents aud approved his studious liiibits He was graduated in July, 1853, high up in tho cla.«s. and was immediately afterwards appointed brevet ,Second Lieutenant of Eegiiicei s From the time of his graduation to tlic month of August, 18G1, Lieut., McPhcr-sou was engaged as Instructor of Military Engineering at We.st Point ; in the supcrintciidenco of the dofen.ses and improvements of New York harbor; in tho eroetiou of Fort Dcdaware, in our bay; on the furtifieatioiis at .VIcatriiz Island, San Francisco Bay, and in military surveys in Califuriiia. During this period ho passed through the grades of Second .and First Lieutenant. When the rebellion broke onr lie wrote from (hilifornia to tlio War Department for activo.«erviee in tbe field. .Vllliougli he was ordered East and jiro-iiioU'd to a Captaincy of Engineers (August 0, 18til.4 he did not get into active service until llic following November, having been, in tlin meantime, in clinrgc of tbe defenses of Boston liiirbor. llis brilliant military career in tlio presimt war comineneed on the 13th of November, ISül, when ho was appointed .'Md-de-Canip to General Ilalleek. ihcn ill command of the Department of Mis soiiri. When tho expedition against Forts Henry and l.'oiiolsnn was organized, Mc' Plierson was appointed Chief Engineer the arifiy of the 'J'eiincssec on the Staff of General Grant. In this capacity he was actively engaged in both those battles and aLso at Sliiloli or Pitteburg Landing In this last lie displayed siieli conspieu oils gallantry and energy outside of his duties of engineer, that be reeeiveil the warmest aeknowlodgenients of General Grant, and 1ms ever sineo enjoyed the highest ennfidcnee and esteem of that distiiignislied soldier, .\flor Beauregard retreat to Corinth, Coloncd McPherson eoiidiicteil the elabórale works bf engi nceriiig by wbieli General Ilalleek .coin pelled the Kebels (O'cvaenalo that iiii porlaiit place, and for these services lie was made Brigadier-General of Volun teers, .Jlay 15, lKt!2. These opi;rations relieved the railroad lines of West Tennessee, and General McPherson was eli.irged with the work of reeon.slrneling ami utilizing them for the purpose of the army, a service wliieli he performed in the most satisfactory man nor. In llic brilliant battle of Iiika, be served on the staff of General Grant, .and in the subsequent action at Corinth was .assigned to the oonimaiid of a diri sion, but having to mnreli sixty miles ho arrived just as tbo Ridnds were about to retreat, and could only join in the pursuit On the 8th of May, 18()2, he w.as prO' moted to a .Major-Gencralsliip of Volun teers. When the .Army of the Tenues sec moved down to Holly Springs, in the fall of 1802, General .'Icl’lierson com iiianded the right wing, and on the 22d of Deeeniber was placed in eoniiiiand of the .Scvciiteonlh Army Corps This cor ho eomniaiided in all the battles of tl glorious Yiek.sbiirg campaign — Port Gibson, Kaymoiid, Jackson and (.Oiaiii pion’s Hill, jtaymond lie fought alone with bis corps, and at Jackson ho led llie .Seveiileoiith into the city at barge.” Dining the siege operations at Vieksbiirg be bad coinm.anil of the centre, and bow ellieieiitly bis work was done is now a iiiattor of history. After the surrender of Viekslmrg lie was apiiointed to the eomiimnd of the city, and in Au giisl 18II;!, wn.s made a jlrigadier-Gcn ill the Regnlai Army, in acknowledge iiient of lii.s great service in that cam paign. IVIien Genor.al Grant was calleil to siicced General Kosccraiisat Chattanooga General Me Plierson reniiiinod in eliiirg of all the troops at Vick.shnrg. On the 22d of Alareli, ISGl, .McPherson was promoted to the cummand of the Department and the .Army of tho 'reniiessec He nnirrlieil his cominnnd to Chattanooga and cfl'eeted a junction with Gen. Sher man, to take part in tho great campaign since then in progress in Guorgla. Gen Sherni.an’s grainl army is composed of throe iiriiiies, viz : The .Army of the 'reiincssee, under Gen. Thomas, and tho .Armv of the Ohio, under Gen. Schofield to push forward Aq Lonp Creek, from ¡ They moan tp fight for it, and they will ! Ci.'be kor Cocuh on Coi.n. As soon as!    IlHlIl©dÍ3.tGlV. whence, by steamboat and railroad, he fight for it to the last. They have never there is the sliglitest iiiioasiiiess of the i ,    • i , ■    i    i- —------   yet    given    the    sliglitest siga of a Wing 1 Chest, with difficulty of breathing, or    active,    induslnous and leli.ibl. The Bedkord Patriot —AVc have ro ocivcd tho first iiumher of this paper, published by David Over, Esq., who for a long time has been publishing the Bedford Impiirer. The Patriot presents a very neat appearance, and bears at its mast-head tlio unmcs of Lincoln and and Johnston. Wo wish tho publisher .abundant success in his enterprise. IN MEMORY OF GEN. JAMES B. McPlIERSON. The following, very able articlo on the death of this bravo and gallant soldior, wo copy from tho Philadelphia Daily Inquirer of tho 25th ultimo:— Major General James B. McPherson was killed in battle near Atlanta, Georgia, on tho 22d of July. No tiding of victory that will meet tho eyes of tho people to-day will relievo the weight of public sorrow caused by that brief announcement. At the early age of thirty-five ho fell in tho service of bis country, a most gallant, skillful and honored soldier; a Brigadier General in tho reblar army, a Major General of Volunteers, and the commanding General of the army of the Tennessee, with a rank and^ command cqnal to that of a Marshal of France in tho palmiest ditys of the old Empire. It is fitting, therefore, that his history shonld bo made known fully to tho people, that his fame, so proudly regarded while be was living, may be faithfully oherisbed now that he is anioitg the glorious and honored dead. The little village of Clyde, in Sandusky county, Ohio, was the hirth-nlace of James A. McPherson. He was born on The Army of the Tennessee is composed of the Fifteenth, .Sixteenth and Seventeenth Corps. It was this splendid column that .McPherson led during the operations from Cliatt.anonga to Atlanta. The glorious names of that campaign arc still vivid ill the remembrance of tbe people. Tunnel Hill, Resaca, Buzzard Roost, Dallas, Kene.=aw, Pino Mountain —nil from a part of the history of James B McPlier.son. llo died in sight of Atlanta, the objeetivo point of the whole eampaigii having led his command one bimdrod and forty miles into the heart of Georgia, through an uninterrupted series of triumphs. Ho died on the field, the Commaiidiiig General of that army which he entered two years ago as an unknown staff offieer- Ilis fall will be deeply deplored by tho people, a.s a serious loss to the army and to the country, in her hour of need. SECRET HISTORY OF HUNTER’S CAMPAIGN. A “staff officer” in Gen. Hunter’s army writes to the N. Y\ World to answer some insinuations by that journal against the conduct of Hunter’s campaign against Lynchburg. We make the following ox tracts from bis letter ; they give infonna-tion on points not before understood :— “First having used np nearly all the ammunition of bis command in five en-gngcmoiits and man^ skirmishes, and being short of provisions for bis men, Gen Hunter fell" back to Salem, and from thcnco on his way to the Kanawha Valley, expecting to find a largo depot of commissary and quartermaster stores at 31cadow's Bluff, about six days’ march from Lynchburg. Had the stores reok-oncd upon been forthcoming, he would only have had to await the arrival of an ammunition train, then on iu way, and. could immediately have resumed active operations in the vicinity of Lynchburg, with demonstrations against Danville and the Rebel capital. “ Uia depot of supplies at Meadow's Bluff, however, ho found on hie {rrival had been abandoned by the two regiments of Ohio (one hundred days) State militia left to guard h, these rustic patriots having been stampeded by about eighty mounted guerrillas under Captain McNeil. They hod burned one-half the stores left in tbeir charge, and ran off with the balanee to    Greek and Charleston. This bitter disappointment involving mneh snfláriag to uie men of his command, impelled General Hunter could return to his post at Martinsburg and the mouth of the Shenandoah Valley. “Second. The only artillery lost by General Hunter consisted of six pieces out of thirty-eight, which six pieces we had to destroy ourselves. Gen. A. N. Duffie was in command of our cavalry advance on our return from Lynchburg, and had orders to strongly picket all side-roads and bridlc-paths leading in upon tbe main lino of march. This duty he in one instance neglected, and the result was that the enemy, who could see all our movements from the surrounding hills, suddenly sent in a picked force of about two hundred mounted men, upon an unguarded sidc-ruad, to attack our artillery. Of tlicso mounted men about sixty carried hatchets.with which they hacked the wheels of about ten pieces of the artillery train uf our First Division. AVhile they were at work, however, a section of Captain Du Font’s regular battery wheeled into position, and sent grape and spherical ease through the bodies of over thirty of them. “Col. Schoonmaker’s brigade of Gcn-.Avorills division also arrived quickly on the scene, and of the two hundred picked men who formed the attacking force, it is j questionable if over seventy got back to tbeir camp. Four of the ton injured guns were iininediatclr remounted on the .Sparc wheels of the balance of tbe artilery and the six guns which could not be U>-te‘d along, were so effectually destroyod as to remain mere lumber on the road, of no future possible use in warfare. This was the sole injury inflicted on General Hunter's command by the enemy. They never captured one of our w;igoiis, either going up the iSlieanandoab or returning down the Kanawha. They never broke our lines in any engagement, nor ever captured a prisgncr, except some wounded men in our attacks on their rifle-pits-at Lynchburg; or some sick straglers who may have fallen to tiic rear, unable to keep up with Our mareh. “Third. Our return by way of the Kanawha was (as before shown) witlalbe expcctetion of receiving supplies at Meadow’s Bluff. This expectation was disappointed by the inexperience of the men of the one hundred-day Ohio State militia, and tho incoinpetency, not to use a harsher term, of the commanding officers of that organizatiou. Thus compelled to march on to Ijoup Creek for supplies, our shortest and quickest route back to tbo mouth of the Slienaiidoah Valley lay by steamboat down the Kanawha and up tlio Ohio to Parkersburg, and from thence by rail to Harper's Ferry — It was at I’arkersburg, moreover, that wo first heard of the invasion of Maryland, and the flight of General Sigol from Mar-tiiisbiirg to Ma.iyland Heights, before an niidevolopeJ cneiny. So niueli for having “gono to most among the niouiitaiiis of Western A’irginia.” ‘AlAiurth. Your statement that Gen. eral Hunter is not one of Gon’l Grant's selections, but President Lincoln's is simply a misstatement. General Hunter as a field officer lor active service, enjoys tbe iiiiliiiiitod confidenco of Gon'l Giant, and of Gcn'l Ilalleek aLso. He was selected by General Grant to command a Corps of tbe Army of the Putoniae, and was at Grant’s headquarters, conferring and receiving instructions for that coni-inand, when the nows arrived of General Sigcl's defeat at Newmarket. It is most I tu canrnss ALLEUANY COT XTV tbeir claim, and they only utter the ah-. indiestions of (.'ough, take during the day gulute truth when they say they never will, a few “ Brown t Bronchial Trochet.” Tbe very spirit of the arcb-reUd lliiiiself Containing demulcent ingredients, they ; for a i,ul,rnatiun eonrrrnirp llie.SUite or Jlary-possesses them. They liiive an untania-¡ allay Puimonary Irritation. Military i "f Brtrit and (aslinp value anti :iiliri.si i.< hie lust of power, and would sooner reign i Officers and Soldiers should Imve them I    'c    i.-suec in hell than serve in Heaven. An Eng- , in readiness upon the first appearance of | lu-inK a work uolitii ui> at irreal luLor ;an,l lisli correspondent in Richmond, as lie re- ' a Cold or Cough. ports, recently asked .Jeff. Davis when     —------- this war would close? Putting bis hand ■ Attextio.v. .Soldiers! protect your on his llltlo son’s head, theyehel replies: I Health! no sensible man will leave the “Not till this boy becomes an old man.” city without a supply of HOLLOWAY’S Edmund Kirke who went with Cul. Jac- PILES AND OINTMEN'J. I'or ques to Riebinond, as he writes to to the I Wounds, Bruises, .Sores, Fevers and Boston Transcript, was told by Jeff. Da- j Dysentery, these medicines are tlio best vis a week ago yesterday:    “This war | in the world. Every English and French must go on till the last of this generation Soldiers uses them. Only 25 cents per fulls in Ills tracks, and bis children seize his musket and fight our battle, unless box or pot. you acknowledge our right to self-gov-| SPECIAJj^ ernmeiit. AVe are not fighting for Sla- Korroa Vr CiviuÁií: " SPECIAL NOTICES. very. He are fighting for indcfieniicnce and that or extermination we will have." It is weakness to doubt that tlic rebel ruler, in declaring these three things, spoke his fixed purpose. All of his pa.«t history shows him to be a iiiuii who iiieans Dear Sib ;—With your permission I wish to say to the readers of your paper that I will send, by return mail, to all who wish it (free) a Itceijjc, with full directions for making and using a simple Vegeteble Uulin, tliat will ef-feetuftlly remuvein tendaye, Pimples, Dlotclics, 1 will also mail free to tliosc having Uald Hare paces, simple direetions and in-full wliat bo says ; and no rebel of liis mouLl ; Freckles, and all impurities of the Skin, ever took Imckward steps.    leaving tlie same soft, clear, sniootli and beuu- Indepcndenee Jeff. Davis cannot have. Here and there is a creature in the North who would yield it, but tbo great body of : Heads, the Northern people arc iiicapablo of any formation that will enable ibcm to sUirt such treachery to their fathers and to | growth of laxiiriaiit Hair,    Whiskers,    or    a tlicir children. With only that alterna-    .Moustaclie, in less than thirty    days, tivo before them, they will fight this war    aH applications answered    by return    mail for years, and, if need be, until tbo ex-    without charge, teriiiinatiiin of which the rebel chief talks j    Jtci|)cctfully    yonrs, is made a dire reality. At whatever cost    THOá.    P.    Olt.APM.AN',    t'hcinist. to this generation, this Repiibl'.c, which i jj'*'—3ni    «31 .Arondway, N. A", wars made fur centuries and ages, shall be saved. How then is peace attainable ? In two ways South, or by conquest. Peace is to bo attained by separate State action through the power of the people. Wo are now having a practical illustration of the process in North Carolina. K Governor is to be elected in that .State next iiioiitli. Two candidates are before the people : Governor Vaiicc, tho present incumbent, and W. C. Holden. The former of these is an adherent of the Kirhiiioiid Government, wilting to stand by its fortunes to the last. The latter is an eiiemv to that Government, and is pledged, if elected, to call a convention to sever all connection with it.— The last accounts make it scoin very probable that bn may bo elected. There are two treiiieiidoiis motives opcriiliiig to pro- A Card to the itufl’criiiK' ^WALLOW two or throe hogsheads B^sopirate State action in the    . tur vou arc Bati{(fi(.'d with the result, then try one*box of OLD DO(^TUU JtUOHA.V’S ENGLISH SDKOIFIC FILLS—«nd be restored to health and vÍp;or in leas than thirty days.— They arc purely vegetable, pleosniit to Uike, prompt and salutary in their etrectson the broken-down and shattered constitution. Old and young can take them with advantage.— ImiKirted mid sold in the UniUd States only liv JAH.H. BUTLER, No. 427 Broadway, N. Y. .^9** .Agent for United States, p. S.—A Box of the Fills, securely packed, will be nmiltd to any address on receipt of the price, which ¡8 DNK DOLLAR, post paid— money refunded by Agent if entire satisfaction i.s not given.    jy21—3ni. Do YOU WISH TO BE CURED I Dr. HPCHAN S KNOI.ISH Sl’KCIFIC I’lI.lS cure ill les» Iban :10 days, tlic worst discs of NKRVODHNKSH, Inipotcmy, I’rcmn-(luce this result. First, tlic general fail- ! '“re Decay, .Semiimi Wcnkiicts, Inwiiiity, «ml •   i:,;    ,..|    „    e.    ,1     »    ,.1,:„1.    '    all    trinarv,    .Sciiial    and    >erviius    Alfcctioii.,,    no iiig I onililion lit the Confcikraey, whipli    from    wbat cause produced. Price, Due IS bceoniiiig evident, in spite of all mi.s- I [)„n,,r ¡icr box. fknt posl-piiid, by mail, on receipt of un order. One Box will jK-rfect llie cure iir most cases. Address JAMKS.S. Ht'TbKU, (¡en. Agent, 4i~ Broadway, .V. V. IÍEh.VnOLI> S lixTRACT ttVCIIV. TIIIC (iUE.VT DlUUKTir. HKI.MHOLD'.S E.XTKACT HUCIIU. Tin: (ihi:a t ihvretic. HFJ.MIiOLÜ S EXTRA CT UVCUII. THE OKEAT Dll'HETIC. HEIiMItOLD S EXTUAt.T HUCHU. THE OREA T DIURETIC. especially by “General Grant's selcclioii" sand volunteers, if they wore needed, to reprcsentiilions. Second, the fact, staring the people of North Carolina full in the face, that when Leo is driven from Virginia lie will fall back into tbeir State, and, if once allowed a footliolil there, will inaki! it the same terrible scene of desolation Virgini.a" now i.s. The only way to prevent this is for a sovereign convention of tlio State to a.ssonible, to declare tbo State no longer a member of tho “Con- federaey,” to call homo its forty or fifty | And a positiveiind .Speeitie Ueiiiedy for Diseases lliinisanil soldiers to protect the State, |    uf the and to ask the Fcdcriil Govermont to as- : jlluder, Org„nie Weakness. Kidneys, sist in that work. Thte request would ¡    „,-,„„ey    Orgínr'’ be met with a ready and liberal spirit.— j Advcrlisemcnt in oaollier üolunin. «"iitit Gov. Holden if so elected, would have:    out,    and    send    for the .Mcliieinc at once, lint to utP'r the first syllabic of such a sulieilalion to insure from the Northern people a special army of a hundred thou- jiily H-ln UKWAIIZ or COV.NTEKKKITS. that Hunter was selected to retrieve our disasters in the Shenandoah Valley; and it w.as not by bis own will, nor by Gen’l Grant’s that Hunter was obliged to retain Major-General Sigel jn the second position of coiiiniand in the Department of West Virginia. Fgr that erroneous retention, by whomsoever oonimitted, certainly not by General Hunter, the country lias already paid a sufficient pri~e. Fifth. You ask “Why did not (ieii-cral Hunter retreatdown the Slienandimh Valley?” or words to that effect. The answer is simplicity itself. Wo were short of amniunition, two of onr brigades cxponding their Inst cai ti iilge in repelling the attack raado on us at Liberty. Wi were utterly out of provisions, and ex pectcd to find over a million rations at Meadows Bluff. We were fifteen ilays' mareh from our baso of supplies down the Shcnandoiili, and in the presence of an enemy our superior in numbers, and eon stantly receiving reinforcements from Richmond—distant only twelve hours by rail “Tbe enemy li.ail a railroad east of tho Blue Ridge from Lyiiehhurg to Roekfish Gap, thus flanking us fur seventy miles and enabling him to throw any force he pleased in our rear. One more general cng.xgeinent, even of the slightest magnitude, would have left us without a round of ammunition for gun, howitzer musket, carbine or revolver; and it is no toriously and obviously impossible to collect supplies of fond in a hostile country while ill the presence of a superior cii-niy. In a word, it is capable of iiinth-cmatical demonstration that *n attempt on General Hunter’s part to retreat down the Shenandoah would havo resulted, in-vitehly, in tho annihilation or capture of his wholo command.” defend the old North State from “Confederate” invasion. Northern men would leap to her ilelivor.ancc, ns brother leaps to the rescue of brother. , Such action upon tho part of North Carolina would bring out a show of iintioniil good will that | List of Letters “LETTEIIS REMAINING UKCt-AI.MICD in the Foslofticc at Cuaibcrland, State of Maryland, 4tli doy of Aug. 1864. jpPiT' “To uhuiu any uf these letter*, the applicant must call for ^advertised letters,' give the date of ibis list, and pay uue cent for advertising. “If not called for within one mowM, would niuko an instant end of every mis- j they will be sent to the Dead locltcr Office. conception and ill-fcrliiiir. and would put    DKHVKRY of letter* by earrirrs, ai tlu. Si-iiP l.iwh inL. Hip Pninn with l.tir.l residence of owners, may be ShCURED by he Mato ImcK intAi tho tnion wHli hard-    «Irving the follouing RULES : ly an oftort. hvory (jucstion of dinpulo    “i, DLRKCT Icit    - would molt to nnthin^^, every diifioully ¡ number, us well as ( would vanish. Wliaf. tlio people of North    .the    F- ......  .1^    ‘    -:i..    corner,    ni Being a work gotten up at great I;d»oi cxpciiFi*. a Ihurougli canvass uiU'l I"’ imidc. and only one who cun give goo«l ri’l'ciTiicc'i ueed apply, to whom a very liberal c(iniiTit.'>aiu!i will be paid. For furtlicr particid.irs see the editor of this |*Jipcr; Aug. 4—3t. Estray Notice. Stale of Maryland, Ai.leoaxy County, to wit: I HEREBY certify that James Tfardeii, of the county afurcsaid, bruiiiilit ijfl'ini' im-the euhscriber, a Justice of tlie IVure in nn.i for the said rountr. Ihis 2dlh day of .lull, 1S64, as a stray, tresiuissing on liis eiii li .-iin's. 11 Red end White Spotted Cow. siip|>iisid l« le about eight yeareoid. No murks. Apprtiisid by .Suniucl Garey and En. Biokfiinl iii $2."i.iio. Given under my Land and seal. J, M. STRtiNG. [sK.it.J The owner of the above ilcst ril-i d t'oiv i.-i requested to provu property, pay rliiirpfs ninl take her away.    JAMEiS    ilARllKN, LivinK near Bridgeport on Ike I’iiink road, about three miles from C'umlerlainl. July 28, 1864—31. TAKE A CH A.\C K ! IN THE Great Gift Distribution OF GOLD WATCHES, DIA.MOND RING.S, AND ELEGANT JKWKI.RV ■V^ortto. 9800,00o. WOOD, HOYT & Co., JEWPLKliS. 195 Broadway, New York, (’ERTIFICATKH. nmiiiiip inih artille, mid its value arc plared ill SK.-Vl-ED KNVELOl’L.S and well mixed. One of there envelopes, «¡11 be delivered at our oltice, or senl by mail tu any aiidrc.ss without reguiil to clioie’e, oii receipt of 20 rents. Wc will send by mail, to any aililrrss. Ibc article that llic purehusir may draw, fur O.NE DOLLAR, or will ixclmngr for any allier article on our list, of the same value as the article drawn. JNTO BlaotA-IVZSLS ! You MAY get a WATt'lf or Diiimund Ring. You MUST get the Value of your immey. Entire satiifuction giiaranU’cd In all cti£C8, and the prii-c will be immediately refundí d to any party disdutisfied with tho nrticlc'ftc send. Six ccrtificatea for $1. Thirtciij for §2. AGENTS WANTED. Senda .‘^tump for circular.    AddresH WOOD, HOYT k CO. jv2l—Im    Box    PoNi-ufhce,    N.    V. U. S.Masliars Sale POSTPONED. It. Defordi sons V8. Mull AWoudwurd. ] Districtofthernifi «1 Stales for (he Weil. DÍ.ví'i. of Va. at Wlufling, epriiig Tern», 1SU4. Drdcr ol'tialc IS PEACE ATTAINABLE? IIOIV? [From the N. V. Times.] Wo do not ask whether peace is desirable. No puhlio journal has supported the war more steadfastly than this.— Thnough all the varying fortunes of the striiggle, it has never for an instant abated .one jot of faith or dctcrminatinn.— But this has not been because wo have loved tho war for its own sake. None but a devil could do that. This sacrifice of blood, of treasure, this monthly mn-kins of widows and orphans by the thou sand, this turning of acres by the hundred thousand into desolation, is dreadful work. We have upheld it only because it is a necessity—because its only alternative is something more drcadfni yet. It has been because tbe war alone can save the Republie, the last hope of popular government and human progress and because if the Republic perishes it must be succeeded by an indefinite number of military confederacies with- discordant interests and in endless conflict, that we have sustained the war and shall sustain it. We shall stand up to it unwaveringly so long as these reasons are in foroe. For all that, it is a thing to be deplored. Peace is a consnmmation most devoutly to be wished. Can peace be had ? Wo believe it.— In our judgment it is snre to come within twelve months, if tlie Northern people are true to their duty. How is it to come ? By negotiation with the Confederate Government ? No. It is the most baseless and the most pernioioua of all delusions to imagine that the Jeff. Davis orew will treat with onr National antho-rities on any baais that can end the war. Wha* they have demanded from the be-ginnug has been to be “let alone. ” To let them alone is to make them independent. UpM that independence they have staked everything they have, or except, on earth. Carolina can now do so easily, if they but will, tlie fKKiplo of any other Soutlicrn State o.an do. They simply have to quit the rebel flag, to be hailed as fellow-en-emlcs of the Richnioml ii«iirpation, and to 1)1! welcomed back as fellow-partiiers in all our ooiiiitle.^.s national blessings. IVace, so far as there is no such voluntary action by the Soiithero people, is to be attained by conque.st, in precisely tho siimc way that it has been nlrc.Tdy secured in Tennessee, iu Louisiana, and in •■Vrkaii.sas. What has been effected in tho past demonstrates what can he effected in the future. It may cost a great deal more of hloml and of money, a great deal more of saerifiec and of suffering in every form, but the only possible end must bo an utter powerlessnoss on tho part of the .Southern people to resist lon-gef. Wo pr.ay to heaven that no such extremity shall come; but it is as incv-iteble as fate, if the .‘'outhcm people persist in casting their lot with the desperation of Jeff. Davis. If the Southern people will not give us peace as their fellow-country men, wn shall secure it as their oonqiicrors. We know this is not gracious language. But it is a naked fact. If tho salvation of this Republic is to depend upon the annihilation of its enemies, if the word which Jeff. Davis h.os spoken is to be the accepted device of the Southern people, then tho war shall conic to that, and the sword shall thus cleave tho way to security and peace. Our faith is that tho Southern people will refuse to follow Jeff. Davis much longer in his mad career. It docs not seem to us possible that they can keep up their rebel spirit in the face of such campaigns as that of Sherman's—in tho face of such immense reinforcements to our armies as tho last draft will secure—in the face of such an expression of unyielding determination of the Northern people as the re-election of President Lincoln will afford. But we make no attempt at prophecy. They have amazed us often by their folly in times past, and they may so amaze us again. This only wo will assert: that peace not long hence this Government will have, either uirongh them or in spite of them; a peaoo consistent with their honor, their just rights, their best interests, or a peace carrying to them humiliation and rnin; at ail events a peace that shall rc-estsblish tbe nation, and make it forever one and indivisible. I. DUtECT lolUTs plainly In Ihe .«treel and the piiatiifliri' anil State, 'ostagc stamp on the vp]>er ight-hnn't corner, niiil leave spare lictwpen the Hlainp and ilireclion for poet-marking without intertei'iiig with tlie «'riling. “N. B.—A REQUK.ST for the RETURN of a letter to the writer, if iineliiiined within 30 days or lees, written or printed with Ihewritcr'e name., poetare nn^ State, acrtms the left-hand end of the envelope, on tho fare side, will lie roaiplied with at the usual prepaid rato of poi luge, puyahle wlien the letter is delivered to the «•ritcr.—See. 28, Law of 1863.” II Raker, I.cvi Beall, Annie Mr.t. Beard, John Brown, John Raltzley, John R',11, Geergo Mrs. Beall, Frnnris 0 Colvell, Martin Cheneworth, Wesley Cooncv, Edward. Uriiul,'A. S. D Davis, Wra. E, Denson, Aaron Liengo Davis, Edward C Denccn, John U K Eraos, John F Friend, Eliza M Felton, Henry 0 Gritzcner, L'hristian 2 Guff, K C H Haiden, Edward Holm, Ephraim Henderson. Edward Hawker, H F Hill, John 1> 1 ' Iruns, T P J Johnson, S R Mrs Jenkins, Alferd K Kennedy, Margret GEORGE A. HOFFMAN, P. M. Cumberland, Aug 4. Kennedv, Ellen Miss M MeDuoald, Mark .Magcrs, Mollic .Mist Miller, Angelinc Miss .Mcrkin, Geo A .Moore, Geo W McCabe, James P Powell, Henry T 2 Pon-ell, Busan A Pickcl, John R Rones. James Reedeii, J M Rice, John of George Rush, Jacob lUly. Jane Mrs Rowe, Annie M Miss Robertson, Andrew Roberts, Roda Mrs Headen, Mieheal H Sessions, O W Stegnmier, Mnry Miss T Taylor, J Harvey. Trcmmcl, Ellen R .Miss Tomlinson, Elizabeth Tnrrah, ElixaheCh Mrs W Wallers, Mary E Miss Wright, Nannie Miss Yonng, Fannie Hiss Zim, E D c' An OMinance. An Ordinance SupfUmentary to Ordi-dance No.^^ 'entuitled an Ordinance of tide-walkt with- A number of years havo elapsed since tho introduction of HOSTETTER’S CELEBRATia) BITTERS to tho public. The prejudioe existing in the minds of many persons sMinst what are denominated pi^nt mcdicinea at first greatly retarded ite sale; but, as its virtues and mérito bceamo known, this barrier of prejudice was overthrown, and tbe domand increased so rapidly that in a few vmm soaroely a village existed in tbe United States in which the afflioted had not ex-perienecd the benefits arising from tho use of the “Bitters.” and at the preeent dap there are found IN ALL PARTS OF THE WORLD vouebm for tbe great merits of the article. No greater oore. flw Dyspepna ean be fonnd. «rgfeÍADVERTISBMENT !jfar For sale by Druggists «od deatoie generally evorytfhere.    Jnlylfl—Im. Djmmanc Supplemtntar St 'entuitled an requiriit^^paving of tide-i tn    of Cumheriand, WowKs 1st. Be it enacted by the Mtgorassd Cauneilmen ql Cumberland, that it shall be tbo dnty of all owners of property hinding on any of the pared streets or nlleys in said city, to repair or ru-pave tho lide-walks in front of such property on any of said pared streeU or alleys within ten days after the de-lirory of notice so to do by tbe Bailiff of said city, under a penalty of not leas than five, nor more than thirty dollars, for each snd every day it shall remain unpsred or not repaired, as tbe case may be; and if said work shall not be commenced and carried to a speedy completion in. ten days after tbe expiration of said notice, it shall he the duty or tbe BailifT to cause said work to be done, and collect tbe ex-pcDsc thereof from sneh property or the owner thereof. Szcnox 2nd. Be it enacted. That tn all cases of paving or repadring of said side-walks the brick, stone or other material used for paving shall be laid oa a bed of good sharp sand of a depth of not lees than 4 tneliea nor more than lOloofaaeaa tbejndgnwnt of the Bailiff may determine, nnder a penalty ^ not less than tan or more than fifty dollora Ihr each and every o(fcno^ and the removal of euch paving and ite repairing according to the requirements of this ordinaBce. BwmonSrd. Be U meated. That the fiees' and peasltiea imposed by this ordinance shall be recovered before a Justice of She Peace as other fines and forfritores ore reeovered. Sicnox 4th. Be it enacted, That xll ordi-aanres or parte of ordinances in conflict with tbe reqniremente of this ordinance be, and thev are hereby repeniiid and that this ordinance tball lake ellbet flram and after the data of its pae- **f^8sed Angissl 3rd, IBM. r. H. OHR, Mayor. JoHS Scmuixr., Cletk.    Angl—3t    ' JL sued from tiio ('lork's ofíice of thu Ditítriut (Jourt of thu Unili'il    for    tin*    \Vu8turii District of V'irKÍi»ÍH, nt W’hculiiijf, in thcuhovc entitled cause, 1 will on TUKSDAy, July I2fh 1864, on tlic premipcs, at New i’rcck Statiun of the BaUimoru and Ohio Uiiilmad ('oniiniiiy. iu Hrtmpshirc county, Wu^t Vir^jinisi, Fcllai ¡inlf iic Hiiction to the    nnd    l*est    bidder. parcel of liind coiiUiuiii^ FI VIC .\(’RKS. in«*n; or les.s. Said liui'l adjoins ihe huid of Rohcrl K. Sheets on tlie west, theliclrs of Jninc.s Furia, deceased, on the south, and Anpns \V. McDonald on the cost, and e.xtcndin^ to the creek, lOfTClhcr willi the dwellln{? house nnd other improvcmonts thereon, commonly known u.s •‘liall k Woodward’s Tanncrv. ' And on WKDNK.SDAY, July 13, 1864. at Fiedmont .Station of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, in llamp.shire county, WcFt Virtrin-in, I will sell at puhlie auction, to the lii^riiesl and be*t bidder, the foBowing Lots, with the ImprovumenU thereon. sitnaUd in the town of Piedmont, in HuiU county, nuinhercil forti-el((ht,—48—forty-nine.—B)—sixty.—<56— ami xty-onc,—61—each fronting; twenty-five fii’t II Third struct nnd ninnin^ hack to the norlli branch of the Fotoniac river, and IsoL nnin-berid forty—10—frontinj? fifty feet (tii Fir&l street and ninnlnjf back to third strK’t. Terms of sjile—tt,ish. Sale to annmeiieu at 10 o’clock A. M. K. M. KtHt’foN*. Jnncr'—ts    U. Marshal W. Ji. of Va. The aliove sale is po.ctponed fi»r thirty days, that is to say. until I2th of Aiijrnst. 1864. ami at Fiedmont the 13th of .Vni<u.Hl, 1864. E. M. NORTON. ' j»ily14-ts    U.    S.    Mai’slial. FUKNCH mUíAKFAST and DlNNKJt 003?^I?’:ES3E3. to the very high price of OWING CotTue, n and the great difficulty in proei -ring a good, uniform Jintl ruliahlu article onr enstomcrs liave often e.xprcsscd a wiph tlial they could be supidicd from first hund.s. It WO.S the intention of the «KKAT AMKKICAN TEA ÍO.IIPANY to do a strictly Tea lui.dnes», hut us wc liuvu Imd Roiiie customers living at a distniicc timt liave relied upon us to 6U|q>ly them exclusively with Tea nnd t/’olfec; it living iiicunvciiient for them to come to New Y ork, The Great Tk.c AND CurrKK KuroKicn of this country—and iirt our Tea Taster «'aa po&seso'd of information relating to a roffee tliat lould lie tiirnisheii at a moderaU: price, nnd give universal satisfac* tion, at the same time atford the retailer n handsome profit—we have been compelled to supply those parlies. THIS COFFEE H.VS BECOME SO I’UPL'LAU with our euslomera and their sales have inercascd to such an extent that wc have been eompclled tu nuikc large additions to our maeliiuery, which will cnnidc us to supply a few more eiistoniers witli it. Wc will therefore send it to those wlio may order. If is Jfaat SupcvMifinfj all othet' VotTcc, This Coffee has been usol for more thnn n century in Paris, and since its iiitruducliuii into this country it has bceu in use by sume of the leiidiug French ResUiurniits here. The Parisians arc said to be llic best judges of etiffee; and the great favor in wliicli it is held liy tlicm is the best recommemlatiun that ean he produced for its fine llavor and healthy effects iqioii the human system. We put up but one grade of this Coffee, and that is of a quality that our customers have found from experience will give iwrfeci snlis-faction and meet all the demands of lliat trade. It is the lowest price that w Jan recommend. We do all our biisincfson tho most extensive scale, buy. by tlic cargo and sell at only two cents per pound profit. We put up this Coffee in Barrels only, of*I2S Pounds each. This method of putting It up saves from 2 to 5 cents per pound to tbe consumer, and ky its being in a largo quaatfty ik retains its fine' flavor much longer in this fuisa than in any other. Wo send with each barret Show Cords, Circular» ami Posters, to assist the dealer to introduce it to his eustoniar». We hope our customers will take pains to liavo them well posted up asd distributed, as it wilt be to thsir advantage to do so. This Coffee we warrant to give perfect satis. ' faction, and if it does not pWrwe, the purehipicv has the privilege of returning the whole of'any part of it within 60 days, and having his money refunded together witliall the expenses uf truus-portatlon both ways. Wo issue a Price Circular of our Tzas nnd Corrxzs. which we ore glad to send free to all who Wish it. Consumers of Cl.IRo shouhl enquire for the Frene.h Breakfast and IHuusr Cof.. fee and ho sure that it was pnrehascil of tlio GREAT AMERICAN TEA COMPANY', lUeOKTERS AXn JOIIEEBS, 35 k 37 VEPEY STREET, N. Y'. Jane 23 3m. Altciaion I Tux Pajers. The uridenignetl having coiuulctej hit lax buoka fiir 1864, has entered ii,Hin tbe discharge of hit ofileial duties. His oflice isiinmedlatoly ovor the Allegany county Bank, and adjoiniag the law oflice of Jacob Brow n, Ksii., where be or his deputy. J. L. Townsheml, will at all timee ho found, exeopt whca out col-leeting. Tax Payers are advised to «ay their taxes speedily, as th«y will be eullUcd tu a deduction of five per cent, upon State tax fur prompt payment, 8. L. TOWNSHEND, June 30—Jm,    Collector. Grind STONIÍI. jus* recoivH, a large lot of OHIO GRIM* STONES, aud for sale hv l>h iWr    nUMBIRD    4    LONG,

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NewspaperArchive FAQs

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Newspapers allow readers to step into the life and times of past decades and centuries from all over the world. Not only do they have interesting and unique articles and photos, but they also have advertisements, comics, classifieds, and more.
The NewspaperArchive collection can be searched several different ways - advanced search, browse, and publications. The advanced search offers filters to narrow your search for more precise results.
NewspaperArchive’s collection of newspapers boasts more than 85% unique content compared to other newspaper sites. In addition to big city newspapers, we have a wide variety of newspapers from small towns that hold a wealth of information about day-to-day life. Our collection dates back to 1607!