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Lebanon Advertiser (Newspaper) - December 16, 1863, Lebanon, PennsylvaniaTheir harder part so nobly and Welt. And it maybe esteemed fortunate that in Gie log the to these arms we Ido Aleo honorable recognize the Gallant men from commander to Sentinel who com used them and to whom More than to others the world Mufit stand indebted for the Home of Freedom Dis enthralled regenerated enlarged and perpetuated Abraham Lincoln. December i8 63. Proclamation of amnesty a he following proclamation u appended to the message. E proclamation. Whereas in and by the Constitution of the United states it Ltd provided that the president a shall have Power to Erent reprieves and pardons for offence cd a a. Against the United states except in cases of impeach a Eufer and i. Whereas a rebellion How exists whereby the Loyal a state governments of several states have for a Long time been subverted and Many Persona have committed and Are How guilty of treason again by the United a states and whereas with reference to said rebellion and trea tor Laws have been enacted by Congress declaring a forfeitures and confiscation of property and liberation of slaves All upon terms and conditions therein stated and also declaring that the president was thereby authorized at any time thereafter by proclamation to t extend to persons who May have participated in the existing rebellion in any state or part thereof Par Don and amnesty with such exceptions and at such times and on such conditions As he May deem expedient for the Public welfare and whereas the congressional declaration for limited and conditional Pardon accords with Wall established judicial expos ion of the pardoning Power and whereas with reference to said rebellion the Presl Dent of the United states has issued several proclamations with provisions in regard to the liberation of slaves and a we amp was it is How desired by some persons hereto. Fore engaged in said rebellion to resume their allegiance to the United states and to inaugurate Loyal state governments within and for their respective states therefore,1 1, Abra Liam Lincoln president of the United states do proclaim declare and make known to All persons who have directly or by implication participated in the existing rebellion except As hereinafter excepted Quot that a full Pardon is hereby granted to them and each of them with restoration of All rights of property except As to slaves and in property cases where rights parties shall have intervened and upon the that every such person shall take and subscribe an oath and thenceforward keep and maintain said oath inviolate and which oath shall be registered a for permanent preservation and shall be of the Tenor a and effect follow my to wit a it ado solemnly swear in presence of almighty god that i will henceforth faithfully sup port protect and defend the Constitution of the United states and the Union of the states thereunder and a that i will in like manner abide by and faithfully support ail acts of Congress passed during the existing Rebo Lliott with reference the slaves to Long and so far it fat net repeated modified or held void by Congress or by decision of the supreme court and that i will in like manner abide by and faithfully support All proclamations of the president made during the existing rebellion having reference to slaves so Long and so far As not modified or declared void by decision of the supreme court. So Holp to god a the persons excepted from the benefits of the foregoing provisions Are All who Are or shall have been civil or diplomatic officers or agents of the so Calico Confederate government All who have left judicial stations under the United states to Aid the rebellion All who Are or shall have been military or naval officers of said so called Confederate government above the rank of colonel in the army or of lieutenant in the Navy ail who left scats in Tho United states to Aid the Debeuk Nail who resigned commissions in the army or Navy of the United a Cates and afterwards aided there Belli m and All who have engaged in any Way in treating coloured , or White por Coos in a targe of such otherwise than lawfully us prisoners of a amp a and which persons May have been four i in the United a Tatum service As said Iris seamen or in any other capacity. And 1 do Mottier a a a claim and Declaro and make time whenever a any of the states of Ai Kan sus it Ana. Tiu Isiah Mississippi Tennessee Alabama Georgia Florida South Carolina and North Carolina a Cumber of Persone not lean than net it Mth in number of tue Voles c�8t in such a Tete at the presidential election of the year of our lord one thousand eight Hundred and sixty each Bavius taken the oath aforesaid and not having since violated it and being a qualified voter by the hectic us Law of the state exist g immediate y before the so called of secession and excluding a All others Cha 1 reestablish a state government which shill be r publican in no Wise court aiming said oath Sut Hajj i e recognized As Tho True government of the a tace and the state Shah receive thereunder a the of in c Msomi clonal provision which tie a Cly re that a the United states shall guarantee to every Svitt it to this Union a Rcpt but Cau form of government a us shall protect each of them Agui oat invasion and on application of the legit Lauru or the executive a Hen the legislature a amp out to convened against Domestic Vituj uces. And i do further proclaim d declare and make known that a provision which it May w adopted by such state government in relation to the freed people of such Bute which shall recognize and declare their Perraza cent Freedom provide for their education and which a May yet be consistent As a temporary arrangement their present could ilk As a Labouring landless and bom a Jas Cusa Wil a not be Obj ded to by the National executive. And it is augg sred As not improper that to a boy 1 mate government to any state the name of the a Tate the Boundary the subdivisions the Constitution and the general code of taws As before thu rebut Leluti be maintained subject Only to the modifications Madu necessary by the conditions Hereinbefore stated and each others if any not contravening said conditions and Wal b May be deemed expo a diet by the new state government. To avoid misunderstanding it May be proper to pay 4bat Tai it proclamation so far As it Viates to Stutte giver Montu has no reference to states Berei Joyal. To further a that whether members sent to Congress from any fixate shall be admitted the seats constitutionally rests i exclusively with ther spec Tive houses and net to any extent with the executive. And further that this proclamation is intended to present the people of the states wherein the Nat Loual authority has been suspended and the log at stat ago be Ismenia have subverted a Mode in and by which the National authority and Loyal fixate governments May be re established within said states or in any of Tafero and while the Mode presented is the Best the xxx Eeurise can Sug Gusc with Burro event impressions i must not be understood that no other possible Mode i would be acceptable Given under my hand at the City of Washington the 8th 1 Day of december a. B. 1863,-and of the Independence of the United states of America the eighty eighth Abraham Lincoln. If trait in utter Isitt. Is mho Obanio pk1k0ipi.i8 oea88 #0 Lead. We 0sa3s to wry h. Breslin editor and proprietor. Lebanon a. Wednesday december 16, 1863. Jury list for january term 1864. William Adams Bethel i Stephen w. Bolt2, n Ann ill Joshua brei Densil be s Leb John Boniberger. N l twp. Christian donor. Corneal John Fagan 8 anus it a k Uriah Pemsler b Hanover John Grumbine Bethel Law Franklin Heilman do in Leory Kintzer Jackson. U John Lutz Heidelberg Tajii John Aiuto Jackson grand jurors. Traverse jurors George t Miller Heidleberg David Rowe co d Spring Jonathan m Raber l Bor Jacob Shaeffer Bethel William Shaffer Cornwall David Tice j 8, Jackson Andrew l ice j 9, do Peto Uhrich Millet Eek Rex Weigley. Lief Delberg Henry Wise 6 Lebanon William m Weigley Heidi a George Youtzy s Lebanon. Id John Albert. Bethel lard a axeman n Ann Sii Muei a amyl Swa Ara David Buiz. Do Del Brown do. Virus Bowman Cornwall Bierner Jackson. Ruei Gron. Heidelberg. It Ergo Gingrich Saronville Piccou Heck Eudoro n l tp1 Iacoi g Henman. Swatara we ism a Hoffman Ileide Ger me h Aak Jackson a Amuel Ingham do John a Krum Heidelberg i Aniel a lick. Bethel lbs rate Karu Leb Bor Doxon r Light do Joseph s lamp user Hei Delby a George Lentz Bethel Cyrus h Murdock Heideg Joseph of tithes soil Creek Oliver Mcconnel Leb Bor Martin Ream Heidelberg Adam Shell a Hanover a Trifel Seltzer n Leb twp. Samuel Snyder k Hanover David Snoke a Annville Henry Shell Jackson Henry Zbenk Leb Bor John Wagner Bethel Abraham Witmer Cornwa i Jacob Witmoyer Bethel Jacob a Wolf Jacksonjr in Yiengst n aunt Lyle Samuel Zug Millcreek. K the a Crampton divorce Casa has been decided in the Inglis divorce court. Mademlis be Victoria Balfe a daughter of the a a reate a user was plaintiff for i Faroe against her husband sir Henry a Brampton formerly minister of great Srita n in the United states and of a award in Russia. Sir Henry was Arr Ted to miss Balfe at st. Peters org. It a 1861, and now the lady mph Nils divorce on the ground fun marriage and the Ina by of sir Henry to Complete Bis it of the contract. The Case was be of the unusual interest and the t rated a Coucher to the Quee Bocock was called upon to make i medical examination but sir fury declined to submit. During a trial a question was raised As to right or Power of the court to or such examination but it was in that the ecclesiastical court i often done so in the Case of Cler Inen and so it was Linsel for sir Henry then declined offer any defence and the court ared the marriage null and void a id so miss Balfe is still miss be and sir Hoory is a free Man. T a body styled the a conserva Lunion National committee and rating Many of the most promo politicians of the country met in Burnett House in Cincinnati 1 Friday. The venerable Amos �1 jail was elected permanent chair a of the committee. A of the Bert expressed an Earnest desire lie nomination of Gene nil Geotge jul Elan for the presidency old abets a Lessage. We print old abets message and proclamation to d the Nigger is the Man that has come and he is appropriately noticed in fact he is the All in All. 50,000 of them Wear Uncle same a uniforms the advantage therein consisting that it hides their nakedness. If the uniform on their backs has been of any other advantage to the country Abs Wyeth not. To protect said uniforms on said niggers his proclamation exempts from Pardon All who May kick said uniform having a Nigger therein. White men May be kicked As usual. He done to say that his 50,000 niggers Are going to restore the Union that is a minor consideration if of any consideration at All but he puts Forth a grand plan to have himself re elected president in spite of the will of the people. The Northern elections were Many of them so close and then after having the advantage of the most stupendous frauds that it is considered dangerous to Trust to them for a prolongation of Powei so we have his plan which is Noth. Ing More or less than the army we have no objections to the army voting but it is the manner in which Abe proposes to use it against which we protest. A Jthn a by his one tenth plan 4,400 soldiers in Arkansas will give him 4 electoral votes 5,800 in Texas 4 More 5,000 in Louisiana 6 More 6,900 in Mississippi 7 More 14,100 in Tennessee 12 More 9,000 in Alabama 9 More 10,600 in Georgia 10 More 1,400 in Florida 3 More 6,000 in South Carolina 8 More and 9,600 in North Cai Olina 10 More. Thus 72,800 soldiers in the states named will secure for Abe the 73 Electora votes of said states which added to the 41 of the new engl and states the 11 of Maryland and Delaware already under military Sway would make 125 electoral votes sure in spite of what the great states of new. Quot uni try to noon Livonia Olio Indiana Illinois &c., might the 27 votes still wanting might then also be scared up by oppression and a military the plan to have himself re elected and thus prolong the terms of office of his adherents at the expense of the life and blood and treasure of the nation is a Fine one and worthy of the corrupt and despotic party now ruling the country to its ruin. There is no longer any pretence that the War is not for the abolition of slavery thus Yeri lying what we said an Hundred times in the e columns and for which All kinds of violence have been threatened the president Congress and their party declared when they wanted soldiers at the beginning of the War that it was for the sole and Only purpose of preserving the Union. From their conduct we soon mistrusted them and proclaimed their deception. They now stand before the world As deceivers if nothing worse and our warnings have proven True As has every other prediction been verified we made since the War commenced. If the administration had carried on the War for the p opposes indicated at the beginning and not turned it into a negro freeing crusade peace and the Union would Long ago have been restored and we Are free to say nov that never will that devoutly wished for consummation be realized under the plan and with the ideas of the present party in Power if a million More lives Are sacrificed. We advise our friends to read the they will see in it for themselves the evidences of the extravagance and fanaticism of the administration and the ruin of the nation. Quot exemptions from the All cases where exemption from the draft is asked on any plea whatever application should be made before december 20th, and not postponed until after the draft has been made. Those who Are entitled to exemption on account of physical ailment Aronld apply at once Asif drafted they Are liable to be placed in the invalid corps. So a a the1 administration at Washington is a fool. Here we Are within 4 Days of the 20th, and no notice except what appears a Bove in the advertiser to Day has yet been Given that application must be made before tlie20th. If the above order will be Ansis Ted on the lame the halt and the Blind of this District will be in. A Nice mess Lodi lifted on the 5th of Jan uary. _ _ Jug up thanksgivings and proclamations Are did abets hobbies.,�? he takes to them like ducks to Wetter. The roast turkeys we had none abolition jubilees &c., were scarcely Over two1 weeks ago before another Call for thanks giving was issued. Everybody was to a repair to their place of worship and Render special Hom age a because a the Union fore s cannot probably hereafter be Dis lodged from East Small favors thankfully received. The people now a Daj s pay but Little respect to Abels proclamations deeming them about equal to the fifth Bee in a Wagon. A recommendation that a Day of thanksgiving be observed because peace is once again restored to our unhappy country would be hailed with More Delight by millions than All the Nigger proclamations and Gunpowder thanksgivings the world Ever saw. Until then let us wait we Trust not too Long. 1k3l, about once a year a poor Devil of a contractor is nabbed tried and convicted to give the abolition orators and papers an Opportunity to dilate upon the us ceasing vigilance of lock abets honest administration and also to screen the hundreds of thousands greater and More influential rascals who Are now patriotically sapping the life blood of the nation. They Are careful to forget to mention however that As soon As one of the a a patriots is convicted abets or Andy a Pardon As the ease May be restores them again to Liberty there is so much Rasca Lity at present in the administrations at Washington and Harrisburg that we Are tempted to believe that the arrests made Are prearranged and for the purpose of making the people believe that there is still remaining the seed of an honest disposition among the Powers that be. A a a in a a a a la Fol tie abolitionists Are becoming More bold every Day in their assaults on general Mcclellan. One of their main charges aside from hot being an abolitionist is that he was a too slow in the a on to Richmond movement. Will they Tell us what rapid Progress has been made in that direction since his removal ? an Effort is to be made in the present Congress to increase the pay of privates to double what it is at present. The Effort will no doubt be crowned with a at the same time they should pass an reducing the., pay of the officers from major general Down to the pay of privates thus placing All on an Equality. As it is the officer Hae the big pay the easy Oil the honors and no More fighting than the privates. Let All be paid Well but let there be Equality. So drunkenness among women has increased so much in Boston for the last ten years that the Good people at the bub of the Quot universe Are Dis cussing the necessity of establishing a Retreat for intemperate under the Rulo of abolition anarchy fanatical churches and faithless preachers All sorts of crimes Are spreading abroad with fearful rapid a in a _ huf Longstreet raised the siege of Knoxville on the night of the 4th instant retreating towards Bristol. His Retreat was on both Banks of the Holston River Foster following him on the South and Sherwan on the North Bank. Longstreet had thirty six hours Start of our troops in his Retreat. Later. General Longstreet army is drawn up in line of Battle at Rutledge which is ten Miles South of Tazewell and eighteen from Cumberland the Federal army is at Tazewell and the Clinch River runs Between the opposing forces. Skirmishing is reported there though no particulars Are give and there is no indication of Longstreet a future movements. So East Tennessee is not free from rebels after All and the presidents a proclamation for every body to hasten to Church and give thanks was rather premature. God done to seem to listen much to the prayers of the combatants on either Side in this a cruel the Weehawken sunk. We have news from Charleston As late As wednesday last. On the previous sunday an most distressing Accident Bezel one of the Iron Clade. The Weehawken was at Anchor off Morris Island and foundered during a heavy Galo. She Sank suddenly with Many of her Crew. A few minutes before two of clock she raised a signal of Dis Tress which was atone answered by the flagship and six boats were sent to her assistance. A couple of steam tugs also sailed towards her. It was in vain however for scarcely had they started on their Mission when the Iron Clad displayed a new signal and was found to be sinking she settled swiftly Down by the Bead careened slightly and i Sappy a i de be be flt the Wix Gnu Serph of Fri Crew sprang to the boats As she Sank As Many More were rescued by the tugs und launches sent to her assist Anoe but thirty three were taken Down with her and drowned. Men i Irons Between decks invalids in the sick Bay. And fireman at the Furnace All perished by the Rushing Waters without being Able to make an Effort for their lives. It Sfa i for the advertiser. Harri Sboro Djoko. 10, 1863. Or. Editor a it is nigh approach my in co a ars since this unhappy War was inaugurated hundreds of thousands of lives he be been immolated on their country Salter millions of treasure have Bein expended in carry on this strife and Here let us ask the solemn queston Are to near or its consummation Tolian when the first gun was fired on. Foci Sumter ? it is an undeniable fact that 6fir armies have been wonderfully successful in defeating the rebels for the last six months Many pieces of captured artillery and thousands of prisoners being trophies of their valor but does this alone justify us in cherishing a speedy add substantial settlement of our difficulties when the administration is inexorable in its determination not to admit any state unless it yields to the demands of emancipation a had we a statesman in the presidential chair instead of a consummate ass the fast accumulated victories which have of late crowned the March of our unconquerable armies would be immediately followed by conciliatory measures whose Potency for Good cannot be doubted. It is plainly evident to every intelligent mind that the sword alone Cun not Neco Rii plish a restoration of the states to their former grandeur in a the Union and that it is essentially necessary to add to the sword the Powers of conciliation and Compromise if it had been the wish of the abolition party to bring this War to a termination it might have been accomplished Long since or in fact entirely averted but they were not Content with the a Union As it was a and1 to Day their enmity to. It is As great As the vilest rebel in tile South. Why to establish the fact of their treason we need but refer to sobe of the expressions emanating from their lips when they thanked god tor our defeats because it had a tendency to prolong the War and gave them a Chance to subvert the War from its original Parps be to an abolition crusade. The Chicago Tribune the Ergan of the Abo Minn. Lets in Illinois. Openly acknowledged its Preferes Vcctor see this government de stroj de Ralei u n Ciro Ole i Victory for our Armau m a the North Abo kids Wall. Knob miscreants and it is a of dict Yetine Ostrov liable to it the cd n n is ration has yielded to it be a Anres surns they brought to Bear against with such traitors upheld m to free states How delusive Are the Hopes we May entertain of a solution of our National doubles. Ii we would have the rebels return to their Ali Gianco it is Oft imperative duty to Divivo up to the requirements of the a Fly Stit ution showing to them our desire to have them Back in the old us nip. We must not follow the teachings of the Harrisburg Telegraph and other papers of that Stripe who a express a greater love for Wendell in nil lips and Lloyd Garrison than for the father of his country George . The duty of the democratic party in this crisis is to continue to stand firm in its opposition to the. Ire esies of secession and abolitionism Aud per haps when madness ceases to Rule peace May again be restored. A Democrat. And calling upon the people of the several enrolment districts and sub districts of the state to offer bounties to volunteers. The deficiency of Pennsylvania being in proportion to her population less than that of any of the adjacent states it is hoped that by a vigorous a support her quota maybe filled by volunteers and the draft thus be prevented. Rumore defeat Quot of Federal troops. New York dec. 10.a Mobil dispatch reports the Yankees Defeated at Plaquemine la., with the loss of 2, 000 men on the 27th ult., and the navigation of the Mississippi was Vlf Tuaila closed. On the 29tb ult two Hundred Yankee cavalry were driven from the Plains stores five Miles into port Hudson thirteen of them being killed and wounded. The soldiers of the army of the Potomac Are Stilt busily preparing Winter quarters and neither army makes any demonstration. The guerillas in Meade s rear Are As Active As Ever. They Avail themselves of every Opportunity for plunder and Levy a contribution from nearly every transportation train of the army. There is to change at Chattanooga and a heavy Force is now Garriso Ning Knoxville. The guerillas Are very Busy upon the lines of communication Between Chattanooga and Knoxville. East Tennessee is reported to be in a terrible condition. The contests there have made Rit a wilderness. General Banks has returned from the Rio Grande to new Orleans and All Active operation s from Brownsville upon Texas appear to. Be Given up. The Garrison of the Post is saus fied with breaking up the contraband Trade without attempting further Conquest. Or persons writing to members of Congress must prepay their postage / it is of such men As the abolition preachers that Isaiah said a a your bands Are full of blood a and the psalmist exclaimed a depart from me t bore fore be a continually Are they gathered together for War. They have their tongues like a Serpent adders Poison is under their lips.�?�. The c0nsc�pti0n. The opinion in knowing circles at Washington seems to be that the �300 will not be repealed but modified. The changes in the Law it is surmised will a look rather to raising the commutation Money to a sum equal to the bounties needs Saiy to be paid for volunteering to reducing the number of exemptions and to throwing the now existing two classes into one rather than to any More Radical a discharged the Corning draft.the Provost marshal general has decided that soldiers who have received a discharge from the army on account of physical disability May be received anew under the last Call for volunteers.they will not however fee allowed to re enter the service As Veteran soldiers but will receive Only the bounties offered to fresh recruits. The decision will be of interest to Many As it opens a door which has heretofore been closed against them.it is also stated that All men who were in the service on the 3d of March 1863, Are exempt from the operations of the coming draft. Ail such persons by producing their discharge papers to tote Board of enrolment can have their names stricken off the list of enrolled persons. The friends of those who have volunteered since the last draft was made can have the names of such volunteers also stricken off the enrolment list by furnishing the Board with the proper evidence of enlistment. A Call on the people to avoid the draft.Harrisburg, dec. 10.governor Curtin to Day received a communication from the War department announcing that the government declines to adopt his. Suggestion made some weeks ago upon the subject of Reci citing. No new organizations Are allowed to be formed except of a few companies to fill incomplete regiments. A Genera order has been issued from the office of adjutant Genera Russell defining the plan of recruiting adopted miss Anna Dickinson charged and received 8600 lectures at the great Chicago fair for the sanitary commission. She is about the Only woman in the country capable of the . Bickering amp sons gave one of their finest pianos to the fair to be sold for the soldiers and almost All the articles on Sale were gifts for the Noble purpose except miss Dickinson a diatribes against the party to which half of our soldiers belong. 0�t the fuel question has been settled in Minnesota by the discovery of immense Beds of peat near st it is said to Burn As Well in a grate As Coal and can be furnished at from two to three dollars a Cord. Bof the editor of the gree Point l/,1. Watchman says a a we had in our hand yesterday a Roll of greenbacks which expressed the sum total of what the blood Bone brain Muscles and soul of a White Man for in the third year of the a War for the union�?��?$300. What they promised.the friends of gov. Curtin promised the people that if they would re elect him the War would end a 30 Days and there would to no More drafting. Hold them to their promises. So Geff. Davis has also issued a message. In speaking of our negro recruiting he says Quot nor has less unrelenting warfare been waged by these pretended friends of human rights and liberties against the unfortunate negroes. Wherever the enemy have been Able to gain Access they have forced into the ranks of to their army Quot every Able bodied Man that they could seize and have either left the aged the women and the children to perish by starvation or have gathered them into Camps where they have been wasted be a frightful mortality. Without clothing or shelter often without food incapable without supervision of taking the most Ordinary precautions against disease these helpless dependents accustomed to have their wants supplied by the foresight of their masters Are being rapidly exterminated wherever brought in Contact with the invaders. Butler he notices thus a Butler me Neil and Turchin whose horrible barbarities have made their names widely notorious and everywhere execrable Are still honoured and cherished by the authorities at Washington. The first named after having been withdrawn from the scenes of his cruelties against women and prisoners of War in reluctant Concession to the demands of outraged humanity in Europe has just been Putin a new command at Norfolk whore helpless women and children Aro again placed at his mercy. A i it a a my a a a a a a atm Speake a sea going Steamer of four Hundred tons Burthen running Between new York and Portland was captured Jay sixteen Confederate passengers on the6tb and after sending Tho Crew in a boat to st. Johns new Brunswick was run away with. Her value with the cargo is one Hundred and eighty thousand dollars. She has not been heard from Yot. The capture was made near Cape cod and the Crew and passengers were paroled As prisoners of the Confederate states. Singular disease.tbe town of Manayunk is troubled with a fearful Masada a which baffles the efforts of physicians to discover its cause or a proper remedy. It a a styled by some the a spotted fever a and has been making terrible ravages As Many As ten persons being dead with it atone time. The skin and body of a Man affected with the malady becomes livid and huge purple spots appear All Over to surface of the Bedy. The agonies endured Are insufferable and the patient rarely recovers. 38iu following is the vote for speaker of Theu. S. House of representatives on the opening of Congress a or. Schuyler Colfax 101 to or. In Mel s. Cox 52 mr., h. Dawson j2 a Iaaslm a. King a or. Henry g. Stebbins a or. Francis p. Blair jr., 2 or. John d. Stiles 1 the democrats it appears had no regular nominee although the larger portion voted for or Cox of Olio. A the democrats in the Pennsylvania delegation All voted for or. Dawson of the Westmorland District. Quot. The Senate was called to order by vice president Hamlin credentials of the several new senators were presented a objection a Sjma do to the admission of the senators from West Virginia. But they being abolitionists and that party having a majority in the Senate the objection was scarcely heeded and the senators from that bogus state were voted seats. Or. Lane of Indiana gave notice that he intended to introduce a Bili repealing the $300 commutation clause in the conscription Law and to increase the pay of soldiers. The Senate than adjourned a on tuesday in the Senate Quot or. Wilson chairman of military committee of last sesion gave notice of a Bill to increase the Bounty for volunteering. Or. Wilson also introduced a Resolution to facilitate the payment of Back pay and pension of deceased soldiers amp a. Or. Davis submitted a Resolution which was Laid Over declaring that the refusal of the rebel authorities to Exchange negro soldiers and their White officers should not prevent the Exchange of our other soldiers and officers in rebel prisons on just terms such As will prevent suffering to our Brave officers and soldiers in the hands of the enemy. In the House the organization was completed by the election of or. Edward Mcpherson of Pennsylvania As clerk or. C. N. Ordway of new Hampshire As sergeant at arms Ira Goodenow As doorkeeper and w. S. King of Minnesota As postmaster. A joint Resolution presenting the thanks of Congress to general Grant and army and directing the president to cause a medal to be struck for general Grant in the name of the people of the United states was unanimously adopted. Or. Cox offered a Resolution which was Laid Over requesting the president to take immediate Steps Lor the Exchange of prisoners of War and that he communicate to the House ail correspondence in the War department relating to the subject of the Exchange of prisoners. Notice was Given of Bills pro. I biting slavery in the territory included in the presidents emancipation proclamation. Nigger and for repealing the three Hundred Dollar commutation clause in the enrolment . In the Senate on. Wednesday or. Powell gave notice that he would present a Bill to prevent officers and soldiers from interfering at elections in states the Senate then went into an election for chaplain. Or Sunderland was elected on the secon ballot getting 21 votes out of 40. In the House notice were Given under the Rule of the motions for leave to Intro Duce Bills As follows by mr., Stevens a Bill to filhe time for holding elections for representatives in Congress and to enable soldiers to Vole at the said elections. Also a Bill to place coloured soldiers and non commissioned officers on the same footing with White men with regard to pay Bounty and pensions. Nigger also a Bill to authorize the construction of the people s Pacific Railroad. Also a Bill to repeal the fugitive slave Laws of 1793 so 1850. Nigger or. Cox a Resolution m regard to our soldiers in Southern prisons now came up in or Dor and was Defeated by or. Lovejoy a substitute. Or. Julian gave notice under the Rule of a Bill to Amend the fugitive slave acts so As to prevent the return of fugitives. Nigger in the Senate on thursday or. Foster of Connecticut Gaye notice of his in Tention to present a Bill to encourage enlistments in the naval service of the United states and to credit such enlistments in the military quotas of the several states. Or. Sumner of Massachusetts presented a memorial from the president and professors of the theological school at Meadville for the emancipation of All persons of african descent held in slavery. Nigger or. Sumner also gave notice of his intention to introduce a Bill to repeal All acts for the rendition of slaves. Nigger on motion the Senate then add journey till monday. In the House or. Fenton gave notice that it was his intention to introduce a Bill to facilitate the payment of the Boun. Ties due on the account of deceased soldiers. ,. On motion of or. Washburne of Idi Nois it was resolved that when the House should adjourn to Day it would be until monday next. ,. A. Pendleton of Ohio gave notice of his intention to introduce a Bill to admit to seats upon the floor of the Senate and House of representatives the members of the Cabinet with the right to debate the matters pertaining to the business of their departments respectively. Rev. W. H. Charming a unitarian of Washington was elected chaplain of the House after which adjourned. Pauper the last year. He was voted for in order thus to save the town from the a a courting expenses.a Young lady in car Job wisconsin., has just received a Large Healing plaster for her broken heart in the shape of a verdict of 810,000 a amp Ages against the Gay deceiver it wa6 proved that the a Courtin began when she was a regularly Lor fourteen years interspersed with three several appointments of the Happy Day and the usual c0�ntry preparations for such an event such As White dresses new bonnets quilts dried apples and embroidered chemises. A Public Sale of Bowmans staked. _ ber will offer at Public Sale on the premises on. Saturday december 26,18#3,. That valuable tavern stand situate on the Corner of plan Road and gomber and. Streets in the Borough of Lebanon. The building is 24 stories High with Kitchen attached and an out Kitchen. The building is Large and Roomy a Large Sta up ble Carriage shed two Wells of never Hll failing water Large Cistern 4c, on the premises. The lot fronts 66. Feet a Jpn. Cumberland Street and 198 feet on Flaak Road. This is an excellent property and commands a Large and increasing patronage. Sale to commence at 1 of clock p. A when terms will be made known by Henry Bowman. Lebanon dec. 9,1863.�public Sale of a / valuable farm pursuant to on order of the orphans court of a Rusoti county will he exposed Taj Sale by Public Vendue or cry. On Friday january 1864 Ancl of clock in the afternoon of that dry a Eer Tsiames bulge tenement and tract of land situate Ugast Hanover township Lebanon county on Toca Burg Aud Jonestown Road x Inch from Harp car Tav pm adjoining lands of Henry Uhrich 3eorgc her Berick John Cammerer and Oviand containing 1s6 acres of Whf Ltd 13 so Aro heavy Quot Oak Timber. The it amp prove fonts erected thereon Are m log weather boarded House with a summer Kitchen also a Large Bank barn Wagon shed Corn crib a. A her or failing Spring of water and it Good Spring House is near the building. ,. The land is in a Good state of cultivation. A Fine Orchard any amount of Limestone on the Temi uses also a Fine Stream of water called a Ike eds a Creek Rosne through it. Also a tract of Mountain land situate in the said township adjoining lands of heirs of Valcov b. Weidman a Leonard axeman. Tad George Boeshore containing 1 acres and<32 perches neat me jute. With the appurtenances situate and being in the township of East Hanover in the said county late the estate of David Stine dec a. The Sale will to held on tie premises and the terms made known by a Jacob j. Stine. Trustee of the said estate. By the court a. Sol. W. Strohm clerk of the orphans court. Leb., dec.9, 1863. Can this be Law a an edict from the Provost marshal general proclaims that incipient consumption is not a disability that exempts a conscript from military was there Ever such an outrage on humanity medical Rule and common sense ? to condemn a Man with the seeds of consumption in his lungs to the hardship privation and exposure of a sol Dierks life is simply to commit official murder. Coming.the holidays and draft to. 2�?tbe former much to the Delight of the juveniles and the latter much to the regret of children of larg. Or growth especially those who voted for Curtin under the impression that his election would avoid another con. Ascription. _ 0�t in the department of. Washington three million dollars 013,000 000 Worth of quartermaster a commissary stores have been loss by us captured by the rebels. A a pauper representative.the new Bedford mass Standard says a a a representative has been elected from a District in Essex county a this state who Fias been aids Dos a for Sale or Exchange. The undersigned will soil or Exchange for a Skald. Farm his desirable House and lot of ground in East Lireet a Lebanon. The House is it new two Story Brick with Kitchen attached All Well built and Well arranged with All Vecea Spry conveniences. Also Cistern Bath House smoke House All kinds of fruit Trees ac., on the premises. This property if not sold will be exchanged As above. Good and indisputable title Given. For further information apply to James n. Rogers tinsmith. Lebanon. July 16,1862. Osit lots at private Sale i will be sold at private Sale. 8 acres of land situated in Long Lane near the Borough Hue in Cornwall township. It adjoins rhe land of widow Fulmer on the North we Atkins Aud John Krause on the East. There a a one Story log House weather boarded erected on the land and a Good Well in Tho Garden a the land Baa Fino stones for quarries. This tract will make a Nice Home for a Small family. It is free from ground rent. Good title will to Given. Adam Rita mar. N. B.tbis tract is now covered wit b Fine grass Hal of which will a Given to it it the purchaser. Lebanon june 13, 1860. Private Sale of Borough property. T17hr subscriber offers for Sale the lot of Grenad on x Market Street. Lebanon. 14 Square South of Hill West Side ,83 feet front by 199 deep formerly occupied by George Hess or. The improvements Are a. Two Story weather boarded dwelling House and other improvements. For further information and terms apply to _ . Gasser Lebanon sept 9,1863.private Sale of Yocum a farm. Flthe subscriber offers at private Sale his Fine farm x in North Lebanon township Lebanon county 3 Miles East from Lebanon and i m in North of Tho Berks Aud Dauphin Turnpike containing 821 acres of. Good farming land some of which is Limestone a a adjoining lands of Cyrus Eckert Peter Boyer John Wolf Jacob Arnold and others. The improvements a re a two at by Brick dwelling House with basement Sweitzer a knt 36 by 60 feet tenant House. Orchard with almost All kinds or fruit Well with pump at the House and another at the barn both never failing Fen Ecaire i Good order and the Fields Are convenient 8 Aeres of Woodland four of which Are chestnut1 sprouts. Two Springs Aro on this farm. Good title and Possession will be Given on the 1st Day of april 1864. For further in formation apply to the subscriber on okss25-.uo. Heifer. Came to the premises of the subscriber at Kel Corner in Londonderry township Lebanon cd to several months ago a red Heifer about years old White head left ear off and red rings Aroi the eyes. The owner is requested to come for i prove property pay charges and take it away o will be sold according to Law. Decembers,l863._3t Henry awtn1 Eluah l0n6acb�. Lebanon John a Gabol door Sash and steam Plani located on the steam Bonse boat near a tourer. Street fast Lebanon. Nehb undersigned respectfully inform a the Pottle la general that they. Tell manufacture and keep on door Sash shutter blinds flooring weather boards o flee a a a a. A Mould nos of All area West boards gating sur co Rares and All Kinda of mater for houses. We also construct Thod test and Moa proved Stair casing and hand railing auit Abl Large and Small buildings. We now invite Farmers mechanics and build Call Aud examine our Stock which we will warns a whom in Moi the Lebanon april 23,1862. Ligacki gab a Bro is also All kinds or turning a same Mill. Planing sawing ac., promptly Don those who May furnish dumber. Neva John do i cd fit nne Nari a or Etc a is Ito pfc a a new Groci Jim. Building in Cumberland Surrai a a wry ,re0, a whew Hgt a wept de fresh groceries of or w Gars sifted crushed White not to Toastedmolasses-cheese/0 Miok �c5, is Lebanon August 12 a j Lebanon Bank a Sale 15 Riik of the Stock Bank new Are offered pc Lebanon Doc. 9,1863 store. A i ave a Aoun a1864 diaries did a Waltz amp h a Ste so a Quot a

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