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Smethport M Kean Miner (Newspaper) - February 14, 1865, Smethport, PennsylvaniaIs up brushed Tkv office West Side of Public Square i i Bftts of comm duly cat n. In i _ win the be store Nat Lees 6 of for Tamera. Tejw Joh Tohal and. Fifty Yards words per line 1 time car Over s liner one Gapare Devi Felag two every Humita _ Shyr one fourth Vert slog one half col Nuftul. 35 00 one 00 so Jolores t so i "2.1 or 1 60 a 25ortem. .260 800 with targe ii Rin on Patten Suh cd mfr Lii of he 5s in. I pm at Bune was Cap at d Ohay Klein ii or opposite ticks Birg. Bury until Bee. Jtb 1864, we Biff for several Nabti Tho Aywas Iko Moat i find seen. The six Hundred inmates exert ised in the open air Camparan Izely u fed and kindly treated. But in Early ocl Ober ten thou Sand regular or nor ii de Ebete and Linto com by oud Bormore it crowded rat jobs were tit Down and issued very friends outside i Al. B. , happen part to police tons 5jyl All Bual Neps to feat palate., sh9jp the subset incr himself in the but Ness in Swap Xiru k the of Stoml fit Merly by Ali pcs in obis fir Fiir at tit ifs if work tip rj9tbnr on the Lind i Lav Musl re could not even the and invited Csc 13c1. 2, Khyn Uek Corner of main 4 of full lock hat non Iii Cabinet not music 4t Aken to Wert Houston Street new York sad foil scale 7 Octav Over French Oread Actton Hiiop Tad is Chron prime. Prom to 7 1 4 Obj cd Potako Dpi it. Mod in a plate of food Tai a Flur to constantly and often Ini Enscy for want of Anjer bread and shelter the Rebol mite crities Pla Edall the prison hospitals under charge of ii two journal i tic comrades and myself. Our positions in Nej us to obtain exact and minute id formation. Those who Bald to live or die off the prison Suffell from longer. Very frequently on or store i Tim v old rive no rations for 2-i worn without a morsel of food fur 48 the who Hud Armpy party from to currency for a Little loaf of lir end. Most prisoners irad Vej the buttons front their food. Many to Oulu uie snows sold comes from i Tir backs on authority1 t tire by that the Deit cssnilirfssnrj1 in revious inter the Pris on. With provisions that the Ubea nil Talyne shall f Una Nhill fee. Wal of aim 0bout jilt ii s one in Twenty bad i Thor Ore coat or to oleic but Nimio were with rot shirts and b joins-8. At last ent were fur to enc . With in closet Ero wring these about s half the prisoners. Tnp rest bunco wed in tag in Fri to rough. The nigh s in the open air upon the Froen. Mudd or snowy soil clothing w Ould have suffered x Ift nuts invited of Kythera filter upon parole or undo i guard to Cut jogs Miles of the s Gnu Moo tire Able and ample Barracks in. Tue week. Bui the commandant would Nei or in a i wooded Region with the cafe which brought it furnish Miff the fuel a bib needed. The hospitals were a horrible Condi Tion. By crowing the pit wants thick they Isri be non the no or obey would contain Aix but la a Init Iii. They were always full to overflowing with thousands is Ekins in Viiu in tw6 dining be inlay about two for Hub the frito Meinl we the Morlean int late Farj he cur or leu cur b Rich toned Oij powerful Bdl acc who the last pair d6 now Obers at f f 100 or Possons inf Ildeni Tel Tel of Ioco person san 1 Hundred fifty Pati Nta there Wae no fire the Obeis bad Small fire places but were always cold. One Ward which held forty in tints to an comparatively Well . The of apr eight the sick and dying men toy us on the coid and Wally naked floor for the scanty Strow Irnia ked us soon too filthy and Al of vermin for anti crities never supplied Al single Blanks or quilt or Pilow or bed for. Those eight wards we could not Proctore even brooms to keep them clean mania Catarrh and diarrhoea were thei prevailing be they were i rec try the the Stilt of hunger and More than half who entered the hospitals died in a very few Day i the deceased to always without we e loaded into a piled upon each other like logs of Woji an d so driven to be to thrown into it Treuch and covered with carts. Rebel surgeons were generally in. Air these Patr Moota Are Tobe made of Maui Lolo and Rugus Ted Stylo. 1 Are a Oard suffering r. A Xix is fret. 18n each with Ioto Tirfe tents upon Eief Tess and innocent they Liefl to Hlf Steen Evlas one of who Iti Bud if Ken Girior nov oct until Uliey heard the Gina. I cold wooded murderers of Pelc Cable men Sfero there was no pretence they new a Taki no prison _ _ a t for Quok Lieut. Pavis new Yosip to thus Bojt dead by a guard who toe aay before had been openly swearing that some damned Yankee Luther of Onrod of the 45tb Pennsylvania infantry a delirious patient from one of the was Bimi murdered. Nov. Sard Aulii Inkney in one of fell Down crushing several men under to guard to let no one approach thu a the pretext to jail might to another insurrection. Two patients from that bos. P Tal and and were re to air inn items when. I saw a , on the of pack within Twenty feet of them i without Cibil lunging hem Rise Bis piece and fire Al Littig one Annj wounding tie Mijoi get it the time was stand ing Injinmej lately beside the Sentinel who d it Moses Sii Uili of 7th Intai Iarj while stamp big beside qiirrter0, sense bring for scraps of food ton tie str pigs of the Cook Bouse was. Slot through the Bead. There were very Many i never knew any Jive Tynce tirade of investigating or Tiri Ishing our olives were never for Onerato Nunt. Any Sentinel at any p of Duj or shoot in prisoner or into any. Group of Black or would not for it Soiset came into prison to Oribe rebel army joins food i i Ujj iian existed in two by prisoners some who tears in their what 1 do i Don t want to strive to i Era growing weaker daily if 1 stay Here i shill follow my comrades to the Tae and Morl Alky in Tii Ose ont Eide quorums As Well As j dually and the Marvel was. That any1 one eur Vived. Starved an it freezing with water enough to drink Macb Ess to wish their persons or the scant is they Haiti in poor Fellows Nat ratty and necessarily of paired and of them were Eti Sioui to die to escape from the slow tar tire of their situation. I bad the Etc St Mortn Sof knowing and t is Ray. Firmest belief that Dutot eight or nine ibo Sand Crisp Nora at Salisbury there were not at Ticino five Hundred of them. N sound he filth fun opinion in which All he to whom i expressed it Blly Cdr add the deaths during the ast two i Assed at Salisbury ran Vej from Twenty five to be Day diarrhoea , pneumonia and typhoid few All engendered scar City of food thelier and raiment Bong the principal diseases. I have of doubt it the had been properly treated the and the dead House if i enlist May lire until i can ii had charge of the clothing left by the dead Gid reissued it to. The living. I Dis articles of clot Liing to More than Iwa but when i escaped there fully five Hundred without no hic or r stocking and More yet with no garment above except Blouse r one shirt. Men came to. Me the rebels bad left nothing a Hattie 1 Cotton shirt and a pair of Light rag Cotton mane end att Yeutive theft in thormities Plata in november j25th m to sons to bpm tto Field i receipt of and canister Anil they heir the books ofal Tbs Zoppi Thijs were kept and Iho daily reports in do Upp under my supervision. Curing the non tvs Between oct in Ltd and dec.t8tb, the average number of prisoners win about 7500. The deaths for that period were fully 1500, or Twenty per cent of i times of. More than twelve a Lindtt a some of Tjie remainder were never reported the others i could not procure Erthe Day of my escape without exciting suspicion. A men grew Piore and Ner be Jitae of deaths Mer eased. I ii it about 6500 in the in Wisd dec. I 8ln, and they acc Flie average rate of Twenty eight a Day or thirteen per cent n jibe sin Pijot truth is. Thai the rebel cities Pur by cold and a niger easily Supply or Nile food and fuel. They doing and i believe arc sit liner for 4be Pur pose either forcing our exc babe or forcing our re isomers into the j a fief fast Moony be Foki to Cost Giuffi of Juliua Henri Browne i Joni a Jor Valisi by live bail since the of Anny of the Jas a y. Captured in that a non City in Iho Taiji i. Unju Hitaf in from Uiola to Snoj of oar enlisted Mem were to Salis Bury from Rich Jon and other Cie tsp was so to 3 Hospital and i offered Eby Andis Sofr ant tee rebel surgeons. I soon adm Leaion to the Over crowded in the ground without Cav ring and with raiment where they had crept for Proi Octilo Frosa the cold Snow a std tic biting performed i ice poor Lay in my limited Power. Their condition was Dis Tressing in the. Extreme. They. Had to Means of keeping warm except by fire of very Green Wood filled the Ruhe Shel ters Wither Scaofe which cddef5 to the Corban in acid Zed at in Caubere from flown and breaths and the emanations from now Bole some and Ufi washed bodies packed together like entire and the Cui Mojo of idling Fortune never fails it of he it lab Liry Wulber by riots and yet Good hatred. Mei Anchovy Bat Bomin the in onto of feb i aty will love Money much but ladies More. He will make Ito bad and be . the lady wit be Jan mane and ejection afe tit but Mother. The Man born in in Rob will be Small in quite handsome and Ynve a taste for theatrical Fie will die Iri Sonera of War in the North Are to the. Mortality us Salisbury would not rave been More Baa an eighth of it was. The capacity of in so called Ruie comforts or those Wera not so the fullest1 Over s of too patients and the Ziamber of prisoners who ought to have been inmates thereof was at least As Many thousands. The hospitals merely afforded some projection from be cold and rain and famished Rothsr Tetter rations than were Given to the men to were by n Iran Piront Fie Tion to be in Good health hardly any Woad to Tia so Long As he a cup in Devany ofte w icly him the daily spectacle of ghastly and hideous going be Reform. To. The. Dond Bare file log Ali a Comers with apr theol Dursto believe that All pcs Tifer ou1? were doomed1. The prison i Uaita at Sali Benry be scaled we of squalor despair and As i am to lir my life and life hour bus of Mefi tiry Bre and witnessed. Each crities i especially after the Fla Sacre attending tie attempt fed of appeared not Only to the miserable condition of the Siren. But to be flit rated by and Tower a thai 1 could with ideas of onnors East pretest of _ Ite for a Day or an hour. The air was full of pvstiierice3 nod nil the lady win be jealous passionate end a apart i the Flea who Sabom m this month will be Nefor Tennte in every thing except Ojer Rise. He will marry Heleas who will you no doubt Node titans. Itlie indy of this month gift be Stone with agreeable wit Adf great talk. Tho born in May w3i be hand some and amiable be will Masef his wife tee will be we Nelly blessed up every reaper to Index a a Grent Tolker. The Road Bora in june Willova Bis wife much but Bis Coffee More. He will be1 Quick tempered. Will be a great talker and a great Tea Dri Olcer. T jibe tuna bom in the month of my will be Fai and suffer Denaui for die woman be loves. The female of this be passionately band olme a Sharp no33 und Sloe Bast ate Teri per. The Man bom in the month of comage Oraf he will. And twice married but her band Canoe her to regret let Erst. September he who is born in september will to Strong and prudent but be too easy Wutti his wife who will give him great uneasiness. The lady will be round faced fair haired witty discreet an3 love her friends. Octo Btty. The Man born in this month will have it hrad Sonn lace and Florid complexion. He will be wicked inconstant lie will Promise one thing and do an outlier. Remain poor. The lady will be pretty of Little fond of talking1. Two or husbands who die of will Best know Why Hov Emett. The bom in this month have a Fine face anti be a Gay Dep Civer. Tho lady of this month will be Large Liberal and full o Novelty. Be too Taan Bora in this sort of person to Bong in Wil Pevoto Bim self to and be _ beloved by a wife. By m amiable and handsome with Good voice Bud Well proportioned Flroa very Bon and further eci Ion that in to the districts the number of toil furnished therefrom the president Toko into consideration she number t nutters and militia by and from the sever Al set Tea in which Laid districts tedi fun of the period of their Carriee Hwo commencement of the rebellion and about so make such design merits As to equalize frs numbers among Ebe districts of tha Overd and ally Wing for the on Bera already furn bed As aforesaid and the time of their Servicev the time of acl Nal service which by ibis act Ydo Wero reeled to consider and allow for Conw not. Wit Bont impracticable labor for indeed fat fixed with eject Kudo for strict but it con easily Bare been Jeo averages that Little if any practical injustice would have been the Commey lenient of die third year of die War Wao close at baud at the time of the passage of the act. It would not Bavo a san difficult to ascertain of on to Tannd men enlisted for three years what was the average number that remained actually in be service at the end of the first and. Ond years Ria and thus the act could have in substantially complied with. For instance suppose it to have been found that of one thousand men enlisted for three years there remained in the Are vice As an average of forty per cd vat the close of the first year and Twenty per Emit at the close of the second year. The result would have been under the provisions of the act that sixteen Hundred one year men would have been taken As the equivalent of Ono thousand t Iree years Mea. Munfor ornately the Heads of bureaus to whom matter seems to have been entrusted Brunu by filling into a strange of the act they did m elect strike from Thyl 12th Section the phrases period of Tutar Burvice and time of service in Sert in lieu thereof the phrase term of Tefr and then proceed to apportion credits by multiplying the number of furnished from a District. By the number of years for. Which Iboy were coisted. Calculations made on this basis were of cores most extravagant and the people every Bers foil Taftt to meow to Oatice was being Dona int be attempt to soften and Long Cea ays by himself and of Bufa inv Abee m vain of Plain and justly their action in fact a soon As they gel Ley Ottil w morally certain Urai of the a Coal service of the Man their calculation has no longer practical Bassa. Its principle curried to Ite Iander the novels. 5a the Habte of most wretched place of which i shall never to link without a shudder and n de Faith possibilities of Buma Niters a seab Cal 02t the ill two since a Well known the patting along Chestnut accosted by a Jet Dys Des Aratti by finding an Oil company. You info Jiao Wiere tean find the Oil Compney Sotis Oil do Ybo desire any coming to this country of write a history Fth r1 Trenh of or. Iii Colfs for the european Raa feet. He engages to Writa a work in four volumes Fendred letters for in by he legitimate would justify rent of he Man for 50, 000 yearn nod crediting him As the whole quota ibo stole with n matl Csc As. Sorely every reasonable Man can a wet Kcf be found that getting one Pairo Foott for three year is practically equivalent to. Getting three pairs of Boot for one year. The visionary character of uie system of which they have proceeded cannot be in r illustrated than by the result at a bib they have arrived on the present the quota of Pennsylvania on the last Call was announced to be 71.700 her quota so make up deficiencies under that Cah to be them in to 24tb it waa announced dial the quota we Ataro District had on revision been fixed at which would make that of the Iboje state about 4 j and late on same Day it was further a counsel quota of the Western District was 25.5 1 and that of the Bolo state All these changes being caused by to inter veil log that i am aware of. La fact our the last Cah was filled whole by me will be read into Ogrout the to deliver Erica ofic Tarca pop his carib Cigut with n i860, which resulted Rittha downfall of the made Tim for Dalai Don from who she every opera Down will come Najjia Cito to ipg in the punted . He to make his visit As Picior ejae a Ted if anything Coneo of fits part Mise w did e half of re Pito Jtb that a Rifle make i of the me Rich i and Bonva saved Wani of frit to draft for Gaza Teffell. For 4he in to Ltd Utton. To ,1 Iffe i resign the position in Lii s. Mode St the Baueries y Ibe Oil Edro Pany inf Cari and Ond injun Jan it Salisbury for two and there can to no deficiency to a now supplied. Their plan is unjust to districts the government. It wholly ignore site losses of men by death and Casu ethics the losses from Raport of Obeso entrees Are Grater during sat year of Surv inc than afterwards. A1 town which Baa furnished three thousand men for one year has probably lost tbre8-3fthi of them from their Catt Stefoni the expiration of the another Seq on town which Una famished one thousand for three May before the esp ratio that term have lost them. The first town will urns have gives 16 Hundred men to the country the second but eight Hundred and Flay. To Bare Febo Equality in this the Cibau Tion of Tho India Ltd popu Fatiori of Lite Fco Bwana is a very Hequn proportion. As to the overtime it Baa in the of fat of Loti a the actual Servia. During the vent of Bondred men4 in f la i a i Taa i cml of me first year of not More than two. Hutto Ltd men Filurin rho whole second your and of say Hundred and fifty non at most Doridis who who Elbird year. Ror Hasslin Birc. Very abort Lall. To to Jpn Forro number 4i4%

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