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= * ? - * T H E W A R H E V / S . Fitrr>AY Xov. 1.—Giui. Fremont and staff, dell. Sigel’a eonimanil and some cavalry and sharjislioolers. arrived on Wednesday, at ^j>.ingh«ld. Mo., and received the hearty woicome of the iulmbitauts. No professed rebels were to bp found. Gen Fremont’s guard, in their charge on Friday la^t, had 15 killed, 23 wounded, and missing. The rebel loss is much larger, and Colonels'Price and Turner are said to be among the killed. Gcu. Pace's uiovements are as mysterious as ever, but the last report places him in tlxe \icinity of Carthage. ♦ A reconuoissauee was made along the shore of the ] WedtiPsdi Ihout effect. 'I’welve thousand four hundred tons o haveave been dispatchedpatched from Nev pro\ isions h been dis iron York to Wa.-Jhingtoii during the last months, by the steam transpoits alone. e jury in the case of the privateersmet 3 Savannah did not agree, and hav« discharged. 'J'he District Attorney has moved for a new trial. ication with the Governor can Htate ot Nueva Leon relative to incur­ sions on the border, argued the propriety recognition and mutual amity. Tlie Govt nor met the subject very judic be “ higher official ‘cognition a or met th( referring it to ties.” diciously by ici authoii- Gen. McClellan wtllwtll continueon in actual CO nmand of the army of the Potomac c my of the jeeeh to the Committee of the icilsils who PhiladJihia Common Counc who pre- si nted him w.th a magnificant sword on Saturday, he declared that “ the war cannot long. It may be desperat Eitiaots irom EaglMi Papora—The Southern Ccnledeiacy not to be ileoegalzed. From the Zondon A’eu'S of Oot. 18. A vague notion seems to have got abroad amongst a few of the more rash and excitea ffiillowners that we could get over the diffi­ culty of our position, and supply ourselves w ithcittonto an unlimited extent at once, by recognizing the Southern Confederation. A more futile, baseless, and utterly illogical notion has perhaps never been entertained, la the first place, it is impossible for this country or any other to recognize a Confed­ eration wliich does not yet exist, and very possibly never may. Any recognition of die South now would be simply helping it in its struggle for ojttenco. It would be taking a side in the midst of a desperate conflict, and would thus of course bo in fact a declara­ tion of war against fhe North. But in the second place, if we did recognize the South­ ern Confederation ever so fully, if all the world recognized it, this would not in the least further the end in view. We should not one The Noirthern i)r. Russell, in his last letter to the Lon- 3U 'rimes, says, it may now be safely stated that Great Britain a.nd the United States little more than were on the brink of war 111 three months ago—in fact, were all but at igence of the great naval expedi- }t arrived at Baltimore. It is o have reached its destination, [Standing the gale, in safety. A flag ll go to Norfolk to-day,lay, when w lition his iNrOSho. \ x o iutellij tion Ims suppose uulwith: of truce will go to Home ne..-7S concerning probably bo received. Xearly a week ago, it is reported, a speci iiu'-ifenger left Washington wiili orders I t^en. Fremont to transfer his command lien. Hunter, until a successor shall be sp dally designated. Ucn. Price, according to the correspon­ dence of the St. Louis Democrat, had united forces with those of Ben McCulloch at , making an army of about 30,000 I’rice gives out that he wiil make id give battle there to Gen. Fremont s expects easily to juard: on Ft. Louis and make his winter quarters in Central Mis^ »iri. Another account stat - 'h 'fc Price s McCulloch had no intention of jpukiug a stand in Missonri, but will g-* to Gamp ■W^alker, in Arkansas. !en. Lane had had what result is nut known. S aturday .—Our readers will regret to learn that the increasing infirmities of Gene­ ral Scott have compelled him to retire from active service. Y esterday he took leave of tlie Cabinet, the President expressing his deep regret at the necessity ol his withdraw­ al. The Secretary of War and the Secretary of tJie Treasury will acccompany General Scott to New York to-day. la obideuce to an order of the War [Ul'ther the end in view. W e should be ne whit nearer the cotton than before. S'o States would have exactly the right to blockade the Southern ports as now, and they would be certain to exercise the right even more stringently. We should have no legal ground or pretence whatever for attempting to break the blockade. If wa attempted it, this would equally be a decla­ ration of war against the North, and we could only carry ont the attempt by force.— But if force is to be used at all, it may just as well be used at once. And those who would suggest the recognition of the South in order to obtain a supply of cotton, ought logically to demand from the Government a uaval armament to take it by force. From the London Poet of Oct. 17. No foreign Power has the smallest right to interfere in the matter. Something might possibly be done in the way of negotiation, although that i.s very doubtful, but as to the question of right there cannot be two opin ions. A^ very erroneous have been and still are entertained upon this subject, we shall shortly explain the true state of the case.— We shall show, moreover, that, instead of wending matters, any active interference upon our part would only bring about fi-esh complications, and very probably involve us as principals in a contest to which, for many reasons, we earnestly desire to pat a stop. From, the London Star of Oct. 17, Lord Russell shonld havo observed the rigidly constitutional attitude of Mr. Lincoln’s Government betore he rashly described it as that of a combatant for “ empire.” Would our Foreign Secretary permit its application to his own Government, by the Minister either of a despotism or a republic, if rebol- lion were to show itself in one of the three kingdoms ? Yet nearly evri'y man who liai taken service in the in the oxercis< j,’ involve StLU win The Strength of tie Army. The administration has not only to light the secessionists, but to protect itself from the rashness of public men who urgo an im­ mediate advance of the army, without regard to its numcrcial strength of discipline. Sev­ eral intelligent writers at Washington are ■r.deavoring to appease the cla.nor tl aised, by their e.vplanations, 'llie corr pondent of the Baltimore Sun, under date October 31st, says: Persons arriving hero from the Northern cities slate that the people express surprise and disappointment at the slow progress of the war on the Potomac, and the prospect that military operations will cease till spring. They have an exaggerated idea of the num­ ber of the Federal troops, and underrate the difficulties ol an advance with tbreea hardly yet subjected to proper discipline, 'j'he force i» large enough for any practical pur­ pose. It is probably larger than that with which Napoleon made bis campaign in 1813 against llie aliisd powers of Europe. It is larger than that with which he won the great battle of Lutzen on the 2d of May, in that year, and which would, aS he declared, have enabled him to make a favorable peace, it he , cla.nor han the* army r campaign, he actually niai -and fought three great battli But the circumstances he ent that Napoleon himself to move. He BO as to havo destroyed the routed foe. It ia larger than the* army with which, in that actually marched thirty leagues in seven days. I are so differ- leon himself would be unable was not encumbered with :ch on good roads, through a populous country, thickly studded with towns and villages, and billet hia troops, as he went, upon the inhab­ itants. But in this ease transportation and subsistance must be provided for £ ments. The cerrespoadent of the Boston adopts substantially the same view as follows : President Lincoln has be;,„ bardr.ressed during the past few ^y a d'etermined band of Western Viohgressmen, urging him K ‘'icClellan “ o n to RichnTond.” An UhlO k^c-tiator v/as foremost, bluntly de­ claring that, “ Something, Mr. Lincoln, must « done. War must be made on the seces- bionists; or wo will make war on the Ad- imnistratiou I” The honest, true-hea H E R K I M K R . M . Y . : W E D N E SDAY. NOVEMBER G, 1861. Table of Kajonties. Below we give a table of majorities so far as we are able to procure them. It is prob­ able the majority for B allard , Secretary of State, will be about 1300 in the Gounty; for R ichwoxd . , Rep., Sheriff, from 1000 to 1100. On the remaining offices, we cannot estimate with satisfactory accuracy to the reader : f i n i : : i i i g g g g S s': -oan-ia. i •paoroq-.iH ThreatenedKutiny—0ome of the Bangers Ahead! The St. Louis Ae/rs (Union) calls atten- tention to n very remarkable article in the Bemocral. The Democrat article was as follows: “By the Union men of Missouri this (Fre­ mont) matter was well understood. 'I’lie People of the great Northwest understand it- 'i'heir sympathies are intensely enlisted in the just cause of Fremont, and whatever may betide him, they n'tll stand ly him. Tlits controlling facts of the case cannot be con­ fused or ignored before any considerable por tion ot the country. Fremont’s soltliori vividly appreciate, and deeply feel them fiotn a personal experience of their truth, and would unquestionably receive his removal, sliould.this, at least, be consummated, m a spirit nf intense sorrow and resenhneid. It u'ould he easy to presarihe rules o f ijrnprie- ty and even 'patriotism to such resentment, hut it is impossible to say how much mis- cldef would ensue, before those rw.es would England and America. is a va.rt ainuunt of ari-vluty was-ted spci-cbes and iiewspapei- aiticLs which ■ach us iruni Eiigliuni. it u.iehl be sup- jsed that we have bubi-d U'uvh of uur ov. i) There The Regency have bud much to say about I the “honesty” of Democrats in their declared j intention to support the I’eople’s ticket*posed timt. we We find that a large proportion of the Ilemo- t hopes fur the crats of the county vrere with us in outspo- | as lia/e the Suiitiiein Ftafes, , 1 I ' form an opinion from ihe tifaior create keu opposition to that ticket, and we do not uni■u^orable article in think they have ever pretended otherwise; i papm\ or a letter or spei-ch bom on but this tact is shown by the retunsH—that j Kugliah politician who is not L i-^ndly to Ih i a large majori^-y of the votes cast for T all - ! Union <>f the Ftates. If we contnm.3 ihia notch of cur 0 folure on foreign inieri'Hreijco the Suiitliern .States, it oav were i to I ted ,i , o „ .a™ . assaniu ta age Southern Uoiilederacv Union about as they deem til JournU t T.iltlUg hers do, that wo ISO, a .tear ago, of those pc e denied to five-sixths Gen. Lane had had a skirmish with Gen. Pricrt’s rear guard, but with wha‘ ----- -~ rly evfi'y n ’ccofedei-ate armies, was f those political ve-sixths of the Ireland. A re- . de to allege tiie slightest infraction of their constitutional rights, is surely not to be likened, even by faintest implication, to a patriotic straggle for national existence. We cannot suspect Earl Russell of the re­ motest complicity with those reckless poli­ ticians who advocate the vt-cognitiou of the Confederacy as a praliminary to' breaking the blockade. But it is language like his—un­ guarded, ambiguous, unsympathetic—that -encouragesirages thee hopeope off somethingmething beingeing donoom th h o so b d by our diplomatists and war-ships to relieve the cotton crisis. The hope is alike nal and fallacious. ;u shai 'imi- Until conscience—and even shame, the pale relict of conscience— have perished from the public mind of Eng­ land. no such gigantic outrage can be possi- - --------- 11^ A Fire ib the Bear. In obideuce to an order of the War Department, General McClellan has assumed command of the armies of the United Camecon has addressed a long Springfield Republican of Thursday '’l(hrc'^StfeW^^M's'’r e q w ^ ^lin accounts from Wash- nmon gossip there that Mr. iiovement lest, truQ-hearted man was evidently since. =s. and he doubtless believes, as it is evident othe have an ovurwhelmius /forward, and to carrj' but mad© to remain ^ The\ President listens to all who hi right to ofier their opinions, but it is that he does not atiempt to move erroi ideas, because in so doing he weald r momentous secrets of wi.'ch he is a d< tary. It is natural to suppose that he Knows the strength of the army, about which in­ quisitive busy-bouies are terri S3 results will show. He must know tha;. while wa have men. arms and munitions of war, the great fmajority oi the men are rav lecrnits, naturaliy as 'brarc- us lions, but a yet more or less undisciplined, and too often, awaro of tbo ignorance and incapacity of their officers. Ho can but reniembHr Vien­ na, and Big Bethel, and Bull Run, and Ball’s Bluff, and who can wonder if be hesitates before plunging into another contest, which, judging from the past, might prove disas­ trous, and if so, would endanger this metro­ polis ? These reasons Mr. Lincoln could give the fight-urgera, and he could substan­ tiate them by facts. A politician comes here, and growls be­ cause he sees troops march miles merely to bo reviewed—“Why not,” he indignantly e x ­ claims, “ march the same regiments toward Manassas ?” 'I’hat little game has ed at once, and we troops tired os to resign, and desiring permission to avail mgton. _ It is common gossip thtye counsels and exper' been play- because our IS were undisciplined, becauie they were out by m arching, and because they did not know'manyDf their Buperior officers.- A UK5 iimiiy revievTff now taking^ place calcnlated to prevent a repetitioi which led to tlia h a t di The Besclt m the County. We are not disappointed at the result in this County. From the first, wo have not believed that any combination of opposite elements could be effected that would pos sess force enough to break through the iron bonds' of party which the leaders of the Re­ publican organization in this county have constructed for their followers. Their tem­ per is iUustrated by the remark of one of those leaders, that “ never shall the political “ power of Herkimer county pass out of the “ control of the Republicans, if it can be p.e- “ vented ;” and he and hia co-leaders entered the field with an activity and au'unscrupu- lousncss that has seldom been paralelled in the county. Despite the uct that, for weeks before, they had been uoremitting m their professed superiority to party and partizan advantpges, and in their indignation at Dem­ ocrats because they remained incredulous at those professions, every one of the Regency felt a pet'sonal interest in putting down a movement which, as they discovered, might be used in some other form than to exclu­ sively hen^t the Republican, ami destroy the Democratic party, as they fondly be­ lieved the result of their “People’s move­ ment” would d o ! Then it was that they began to look to their “political power” in Herkimer county; then it was they began to express the opinion that the People were a h u m b u g th e n it was they closed their lips against any further desire to disregard party.' Then they con­ cluded that, in spite of all they had said of the Democrats for refusing to abandon their party, a man coui^ after all, be a patriot. he obeyed. We believe that only Fre­ mont's 'personal hiterposition could, in the case supposed, avert incalculable disaster.\ The St. Louis Jfexes says: This remarka-’' ble language was uttered in a city where martial law prevails for the protection ol the Government, whose soldiers are thns incited to mutiny! The paper in which it was ad­ dressed to the Federal troops in Missouri, was borne to them in their camps by tlie mails of the very Government against which the language is an insurgent appeal! And has it come to this, that the Government of the United States cannot remove one of its officers, for a good reason, or even for a bad reason, without being threatened w ith mutiny in its armies^ Is the Government so weak as to be peremptorily dictated to by news­ papers which make their support of it contia gent to tho support of a certain officer? Are we becoming so eclipsed by the genius, or appalled by the fear of military leaders, that we already begin to array ourselves un­ der the banner of Sylla or 2tlarius, while none are to stand by Romo? And if the language of the Democrat — which is F ebmoxts ' mouthpiece—is remarka­ ble, the statement made in the following tract, as conveyed to the public under the date of “Fremont's Head-Quarters, Gamp Lyon, Mo., Oct. 31,” is monstrous, and opens * o view 07ie of the greatest dangers we have to apprehend, in the midst of the present perilous struggle. Ambition invites desper­ ate enterprises, and who can say that oar country is unlike all others, in that the man will not appear who will accept a dictator­ ship, even at the expense of the liberties of a great people ? P rkmoxt ’ s officers are, many of them, old world revolutionists, are miliar With anarchic proceedings, and with whom loyalty to a chief, it may Le easily con­ ceived, is foremost to that of loyalty to our Government. The American people have occasion for alarm, when such alternatives as that here presented are defiantly uttered. Here ia the dispatch,'dated as a'oove: The St. Louis Bepnblican says : A good deal of excitement has prevaiteJ on camp lor aug the report of Gen- „ they cany us in then real People’s ticket, were those of Demo­ crats. The Republicans, with a few honora­ ble and consistent exceptions, voted their , straight B rccu party ticket, as the laws of ' the Regency directed. Tins action of Dem- ^ presei vatioii of a strict ugu - ocrats is most apparent ia Newport, Russia, . trality, and as.iurediy this Las been don< Noz-way aud otizers of the Northerzr towns. ‘ with groat rigor. If it has been violated ir where they were most identified wuh the , Now und then a solitary iLuividuM State and Co'uSly movement. Tv ith the j jn tieir poc 'oiileder 3ion about as they deem tit. What have gentlemen expect u from Fng- iu that they liave not received i ‘When e war begau no one dreamed of asking- more than the presei vatloii of a stricl i.iizd makes a speech or writes an arti- na views of the im- the Union ffir- Kn.yl- figures staring our opponents in the face, we j cle which e-xprs tr.st tiMj will not hove tho imrortoo-o to ; [“ f ““ ’JJ say anything more about a want ol nonesty , j,reposes to dcclan on the part of Democrats. ' ’ ' ’ 'lates. Irom this that var agamst tize Town of Herkiaior. United S 1 'ihe worst apprehension, which coulU by ---- icsoiialzlu pfzssibiiity hu;; realizod. ■uould acknowledgement by England of the i be'^tho Although the result in the county is quite j (•unlederacy as favorable us we liud reason to e.^i-oct, we ication and , erii ideas. But even rik bi realize ;eht by Englan )' as a guverun.i’d in ;ge to SoLtb- Ruch an ackizowiedg-- : a dedarati'.m of war, witli the would it be likely to be folio-- must point with Fpcciai gratifii pride to the vote in the town of Herkimer, I nicnt is i where the Democratic State ticket was e:i- 1 nor would it be likely p.3Ctod to 1)0 weiiKeiieil by tho vtitu u r; ^ • i \ • .1 the People’s ticket. J t will bo observed : ™ ^ S b S iho t’iiat, in spite cf this, we have exactly the | diriary relations with those States, which ex- 'same majority we had last year, ’j’iie actual | ist between otiier ftovernnK-nts, unit this average Democratic maiority in tlm town is ’ '^vouM hv no ic-ans inti.\ loro vyhli the war, , , -„r I „ . „ . , i or the biockado. V.c trichr iji.-ckada the about forty. M e are, a.s we have reu.un re j ^ ^ be, proud of the staunch Democracy of thi.-; , „,ith which England is on friendly te ms.and ’good old town. | llmt Goveiumcnt have no occadun to inter- -------------------------- - — I / - . .............li.suni to call attcnlion to T U S HET-DHKS. I llmt Govi j this obvious tru i ami nianv oditorc cuniiise t the People's ; ormiiiijg 0 roj'can p< The Tribune elair ticket lias carrieu the majority. 3l is prob; iviz i»--( that Wright, L'etii.. is eli ctei! Cun..! Lbz.a-j , Q missionpr. (shoit tcnn.) in conse'|tu-ncee.,,. of : ‘ '■ niul Vet many pet! infuse the recognitic ?rtirofiit with ties fuaiiict us by V\ h c i l i e r w e tshu-ai n tor occlaiing It dues not fol- r-oiitli'.-iij tr e v e r t i r a f i i t v .itli i ii , a c t ’- a l [ling of iiOsliliticS fuailict us by the Eu- regard dcclaiini iiiissioner, (shoit term.) in consequenc , , ,, , the division between the People's ticket and ; ^ 1 turnifo aCKilovleog'nicct of tlic .-ioutn- 'I'he Lee-is!r.t-ure will bo a'niofct naanii'iious *-'1' boimJt i i Li'.ghi’iJ. If ,t sustaining the Government. j slndl appear that sivch a-i am, wuuld imme- ili sustaining the Government. j simu appear that su-jh a-i am, wuuld inn 'fhe vote ia New York city for Attorney j diuloly iic-nt'ac her .RiibJ. els. it muy ‘ do do General is neariv complete. Dickiiuon 33,- : 3-o long a.' it does inanib-slly appi-ar that it ’anal Uuiaini.s-|'vouuUiave no in.mc'.ii;:-. ,* mf ct on the su}!- General is neariv comple! TtS; Champlain, iO.ySl sioner, Eniee, llep., n-.-ilfi; Talimai Peunle’s, I ’i.Tz\ : \'v’riaht, Lle.m., 2.'>..'9.>. elcCtfd >beriir I'niH- I '' due, 1 I wouid have no iniinc-.i:;;-. ply of cotton unlt-so I’olluw'-.i up iiy a of aliiaiiim with the youth aguiiiU us, forcibie entry of tlie hlo< kaded iMu ts, •out ‘i.OfO majoritv. A. Oakey llali, the 1 he i eviiably followed by a suspen- 'eotle’s candidate,'is eleet.-d DUlnct A t - ! of bread.-tiuT imporiuTions froiii our toincy, by about ‘2,000 majority, ilenry W. | 1 ‘ort.s, a possible f.;.nme iu lire cutt-m dis- Genet, Democrat, i 3 elected Ucunty Uleil:. i incts. ami a poor tirosiiect ot increasing the? Senators elected District 4th, Christian 1 cotUm snppHfc,d iu time to relieve the .listresh R‘ Woodruff, 'fammany and Moz.irt; rnh, I produce.i by want of wo-rk, ami bigh-price.i Ghurles G. Buniell, ’fammany : dih. John J. | OfQid. it n-1 likely that Encknd will it.* Bradley,'i'auimanj'and 'vlozart; 7th, Ricliaid i fmnro to zhsturbthe Amr-rman blockade, or B. Goni<p’.ly, Independent. ' waste diplonia.-y on acki.uwiedgii.g a bluck- synicuse (complete) Ballard ! “de<l and inac.-cstible cuu.\-deraoy. 102: Bruco_ 2.03'2, Wright j If anything could prevail to jilnuge Erir- je 21G; Dickinson 2,i7-±, ; land into a war wit.h An,eric.z. it wunhl be Ghampliii, 1.5,76. j the insanity ot men who foe eon.-tumiy mis- The probabilities are that tlie entire Re- j rerires.-\iuing Engdish views amU-q.lniuii's, and pu’olican straight county ticket is elecievl by ^ fomenting pensonal dninM.si!i«-s between the about 1000 majority. F. A. LyiUTiii, Peupffi's j nati.jug. ' Vv'e Imvo now!,ere inoro devoted candidate for Assembly, k elected in 1st dis- j IVieiuis to the Union th.ui in iinaland ; and trict; Aivord, Repn'olican and People’s, iu | it will be timo Ur Americans to open the 2d district, and R. Nelson Gere, Rejiuidiean. I old so.rr-.=i, when some tairciblo e vidence is in 3d district. Monroe, Republican, is elect-; presente l that she ii.rend.; to aid our ene- ed Senator. ....................... j inieg. re'irtha jirasent t’ne .’“’uutli has no cn- OuLE.vxs.—Barre, 1st district, Dickinson ; couregeizifnt from ubioad, r-.\cept such as it 213, Chau.plin 237 ; Ball-ard 230. Junes 226 ;{ receives through fiieiitened mid Bruce 98, ’falltnadge 146, Wriaht 223. ' 124 5, and i*, i, which of the kind, excitement, and no 1 es. His advance i3 at Uzark, tUteen miles South of Springfield. Gen. Price is neat the Arkansas line, and it is thought, will not give battle. party, and that he usee Qen. Scott to prevent whatever schemes of Qen. McClellan involve immediate action against the ^ even charged wUh the defeat which Gen, MeClellan would havt give batt Gen. Dix has issued a proclamation re quii ir.g the arrest of all iuhabitanls of Mary land who have t the Governmenti been bearing arms against in Virginia, and who may jiresent tlieniselves at the polls for voting at the ensuing election. The outer pickets of Gen. McCall's divi­ sion were driven ia on Tuesday night by the rebels, but when a large party went out to meet them, they retreated. Dr. Lloyd, the volunteer guide of our troops in the vicinity of Vienna, was arrested on 'J'iiursuay for giving information to the ’I’he rebels are now said to have their pick­ ets on Harrison Island. Assistant Quartermaster Da' lished a letter denying the ments relative to him in tl 'fhomas to Secretary Garaerom, 'i'he London Times asserts that the blockade is not efiectnal and reminds the Federal Government that foreign nations are bound to respect only a real blockade. It off cf the cotton »rk of the South as the motive ot the (ortatioa ot cot- : Leeebi uen, Aiet/'ieiJan would havo taken irg.^ho other day, by means of coan- idipg orders which withdrew Gen, Mc- .................. they S' termaftdii^ orders ’ GaU’a division whei burg, nineteen marching on strong. Ml-, fact accused of a deliberate outut tho zeall and ' purpose to wear o tho zea and loyalty of the North in fruitless campaigning, tin 1 this IS accomplished he may coi to prevent a repetition lie ■uses which led to t t disaster. In fact the whole army ia in training, and your correspondent has,'without seeking to pry info the secrets of the General Com­ manding, become convinced, from personal observation, that admirable pi going on for a decisive mover right time shall hav» arrived. Fastina lenie —hasten slowly—is necessarily the motto of tbe grand army. The naval and miiitary ex­ pedition •was nearly a month behind time, but General McClellan will not be behind­ hand, p d he should receive tlies cordial co­ ition and sympathy of the citizens of operation and sympathy this Republic, whose capital be has saved, and will not now leavi The Wavai FipeOition—WEitSar Bound. Davis has pub- •uth of the state- lad to respect only a real blocks also says that the cutting off cf the iply is as much the woi when this is accomplished he may cannot credit this statement. There are fre- J J qoent hints in Washington correspondence of a Stick somewhere, which is causing delay and uncertainty, and which has produced already Mr. Sew to him is to suppos maniac or something worse. It is quite Iik« ly that he is still reluctant to give up ; cherished hope that the rebels may be ducedduced too reconsidersider and returneturn too theiihe« I mouo- t recon and r t t al­ legiance, but it is uttgrly incredible that he should entertain the idea of permitting a dis­ ruption of the Union, and still more so that he should covertly plot, delay and defeat in order to discourage the great pi supply IS as much of tha North, and that ISiiUth in forbidding the ton is to force a recognition of the Con- feder irder to discourage the great patriotic mov nent for the maintenance of th* Union.- 'Phis would involve, if he 1s a sane man, depth of folly and if folly and depravity not Jeff. Davis himself. We sane man, a lot inferior to .val expemtion is UUarJestou : out some t r wise astrologers, who profess to know tli plans of Gen. Sherman and Commodore Dn- pont, say that Bull’s Bay, some twenty-five miles this side of (Charleston, or the deep and spacious harbor of Port Royal and Beaufort, some fifty miles the other side o f Charleston will be the point of debarkation, of the land forces under General Shernjam. We, of cour.H3, cannot tell whether tha landing will be at the one or the other, or either of these places. Bull’i This is indeed, a “ strange” article. We re surprised to see such editorials in Ro- publican papers, but there are many of th< , related to this one in [erate government. T uesday .—On Friday last. Gen. Floyd opened tire from points opposite Gauley Bridge and Gamp 'J’ompkins, in Western Virginia, on Gen. Rosecraus’s forces. At puoiican papers, nut there are many o _____ last accounts Gen. Rosecrana had silenced , related to this one in temper and tone. __ two of the enemy’s batteries, and had sent a Many of them roflect upon Gen. Scott, and force to attack Gen. Floyd in the rear.— a>s directly calculated to force him out o.f None of the federal troops had been killed ; a few were wounded. Gen. Nelson took Prestonbnrg. Ky., on Saturday, without resistance. The enemy fell back about six miles, where it was ex- jiected th-jy would make a stand. A smisatirzn dispatch appears in the St. juio- Republican from Gen. Fz-emont’s ii-ters,i in which the writerter saysays that lioauqua s much excitement would be caused by Fie- removal, and that jev« declared that in that event they wot i-e.siga or make him Dictator of the Soul Gen. Frice is reported .as Sareoxle towards Cls Southwestern part ol eral officers lUld Japville, in the extreme jrn part of Missouri. Geii. Prentiss has broken up a rebel camp ill Boone county. Some loss is reported on both sides, but particulars are not yet ro- ictly calculated to force him out o.f the service ; others are thrust at Gen. Mc­ Clellan, and tend to weaken his moralin- fluence with the army. No direct charges are made, but inuuendoes in plenty aro thrown out. It is manly and just to condemn abuses, and any party condemning existing abuses among its political friends, and taking active measures to reform them, greatly strengthens itself. But tins is not tho course pursued towards Gov. Seward and Generals Scott and McClellan. Specific charges, backed by proof, are not made. But hints and in­ nuendoes are flooded upon them. 'Phis weakens rather than strengthens the of the government. Thez-e are noni ompetent officers or statesmen i lalaud are flanked on the re morass, bearing of Hell HolesSwamp; 'or Gen. Sher- ^.led among the H ell Hole Swamp.— Bay mainland by an mg the fearful name ,nd God forbid that our brave Union soldiers under Gen. Shei man should become entangh : jangles of moving from the extreme compete: service of our service of our government; and we cannot well afford to sacrifice one after another, Petty jeal- Ota sidt -V okirmish took place on Saturday, six miles east of Leavenworth, between a small force of .Missouri militia and 150 rebels, who ivere scattered with a small loss. One of the federal batteru-s on the Mary­ land shore o f the lower Pot( tho rebel batteries, is complet of some of the guns was tried i steamer George Page, on Sunday afternoon. I'hree shot struck her, when al --caped up (^u-antico Creek. 'J hur'ow WeeJ and Archbishop Hughes, it is said, will h-ave lor Europe on Wednes- <lay. to counteract the operations of the Southern Commissioners, 'I’he same dis­ patch intimates that Geu. Scott will go in the same steamer. In the U. 8. Circuit Court of Philadelphia yesterday, the ease of one o f the pirates was called up, but postponed until next week.— In declining to interrupt the regular business lurt. Judge Grier remarked that th« of the C oi dictates i dictates of humanity' would counsel Government to treat captives taken the^sea the same as t captives taken on 1 those-taken on the dthout good and ample cause. Petty jeal- usies should be frowned down rather than istered. If any man, be hegeneral-or states­ man, can make a good name for himself, by acts which shall tend to carry onr nation out of its great troubles, let him work on, with words of encouragement. In the name of all that is humane, do not load them with re­ proaches, nor spot them all over with insinu­ ations and innuendoes. We are no political friends of Secretary Seward, but if he has grave faults let them be specified, and met in a proper manner. He should have tha privil- ege o f knowing who ^ his accusers are, and what they charge against him. This will be fair.— Hartford limes. L incoln P enitent . .— tVe have tha au­ thority of'rimrlow Weed for the assertion, (says the Buffalo Courier.) that Mr. Lincoln expresses the most intense regret that he did 1 adoption of the Crittenden resolutions by hia friends in Compromi Congress. Big Bethel and Ball's Bluff. Notwithstand­ ing all this however, while Bull’s Bay would form a good temporary resting place for our squadron, Bull’s Island would answer equally well for temporary rende'ivoa s for our land forces for there, against any lanzl forces of the enemy, our troops would' be protected by the,gtoomy morass of Hell Hole Swamp. But wa should prefer the deep and spacious they^ inland wi connected with to Chariest! ir they an municatiom 1(1 preler the deep waters of Port Royal, J 3ted with good land con Charleston, and are eonven great railway which connects with Savannah, and one-faetweea those two ports ; .so that from Port Royal or Beaufort General Sherman and our fleet could strike at Charleston or'Savannah upon twenty- four hours’ notice. Jfot speculations are eonvement to the Charleston irs’ notice. superflaus, hmsmueh aa at any moment we may receive some definite intelligence of the arrival of our great expedition at its desti nation, and of the elevation of the Union flag once more upon the » sacred soil” of South Carolina. G onpisiiation .— .'he property of Charles u . Russel, of Wheeling, La,-, been confiscat­ ed. Mr. Russell has the one of the most -.q tors. He was delegation m th ational Conventions. delegation m the (Jhiu-leston cjd BaUimi Democratic National C-*- .... A portion of th« General Hospital at Washington was destroyed by fire yostercUy morning. The sicksnd wounded soldiers, about fiitjJiuuijjjbsi’jAfere safely removed. of a very fine quality, sent him by the Oardi- Archbishop of -Bordeaux. Inferior ?y may not partake of siich luxnries ; but Holiness is so much elated that ha “ prays o f Heaven to pour upon the Cardinal and his flock celestian gifts in abundance.” iotenipo- throu;(h Europe luppMes. They have It has been ascertained, saya'a col that Mexico is now the source lithe rebels communicate with obtain their supplies. They established regular monthly mail cor cation, and t! mail 8t( regular monthly mail communJ- tbeir mails aro carried by British learners to Europe. aroclv lie adhered TO jnntyl Ihen it was that each one of these sham patriots took to the field, traversing every town, and laboring ivith every cross roads politician who had hitherto been ia the habit of receiving his inspiration and pay from them, retailing im­ putations upon the character of the candi­ dates opposed to them, or iabricating state­ ments touching the Eeople’s County ticket calculated to bring those Republicans, sus­ pected of independence, back into the party AYe foresaw that all this would occur. We knew tha professions of these leaders were a cheat and a delusion; and we be­ lieved the lime had not yet come when their subordinates, tl rough the county, would dare to rebel against the power of a Regency that knows how to “punish their enemies,” if they do not always faithfully reward their friends, when nothing is to be made by the use of them. We did not believe, therefore^ a ticket, though formed ou precisely the basis of the People’s State ticket, could be successful in this county. Others, more san­ guine, had confidence that the mass of the people—Republicans and Democrats alike— were desirous that a movement of the kind should bo inaugurated ; and perhaps this was true, but the p a rly lash had not then been applied to the Republicans. This People’s raovenunt has cost the Democratic State ticket some votes. This we regret; though it was inevitable from the uature of the contest. But let not the ene- ^ mies of the Democratic party imagine there '^'ve 1 less Democrat in this county than there ’ ” was one year ago, or that our organization ia weakened. Not only is this not so, but there are a good many men Democrats now who wereRepublicans one year ago. To all these, and to our old time Democratic brethren, wp say—adhere to each other, close up your ranks, and be ready to meet the responsibili­ ty that is to come upon the couservative Democratic party, before many more elec­ tions come and go in our land. As for any farther attempts to manage political concerns on the “no-party” basis, we apprehend there will be no more of them. AV© are satisfied onr opponents have had enough of “People’s m o v e m e n tsand wo know now that Democrats were never more desirous to stand by their own organzzatior and to win or lose upon their own platform of principles.^ There must be, and always will be, two parties in a government of the people, and it is infinitely better t.fiat each side sh- .uld si'.ad upon its merits than to go ab)ut pretfiiding to be something else than v.iat it is. AYe believe the Democrats, as a whole, in this county, are guilty of no such hypocrisy. They have not pretended to be “no party’’ men ; they have professed nothing that has not been squarely acted up to. Llnlike their Republican opponents, who have denounced every mail as a Se­ cessionist who would not abandon his party, they have turned no sharp corners to draw party lines with a firmness without parallel. Though not victorious.as they had no occasion to expect they would bo, the Democracy of Herkimer havo lost nothing, but are better prepared than ever to renew tlieir efforts to obtain that ascendancy which of right belongs to them county. quarters Fremont’s removal would cause ind no little trouble iu camp, number o f officers declare that they would resign in that event, or insist upon creating him dictator of the South-west, indrpendeni o f the Adminisi7-aiion, which ii bitterly de­ nounced in camp fov its vacillatory and injzi. dicious policy respecting his coarse in this department. Let every patriot heed the terrible signifi­ cance of these words, and frown upon every attempt to make any militarr chief the rep­ resentative ot their political action. Cling to the constituted authorities firmly, and be­ lieve that those in power, under the checks of law, are infinitely safer repositories of our liberties than any man can be, who even suggests a possible ^'ctatorship. The Heresy of Seces-ion. “No man, no as.-iociutioii of ziien. no State, or rot (.f Stales, has a right to -.vith.iraw it-ielf from tin's Uiiion of its owu accord. The same lunwr Avliii li knit us to- sent to tue Avitnuritwai oi avy one oiaiicii «.‘l u. l ii that coTM} lit bas been obtaineii, any atifMapt to ti solve the Union, or ob.^truct tiio elBt-iency ol* tlio cou- stitntioiial laws, is trcasim—troasuii to all int Jizts ami purposes.’’ The foregoing extract is from the Ezeb- moud Fnquirer, of November 1, 1S14— when that paper, even more than it does now, spoke for the people of Alrginia. The object of thas paper, then, was to show the nnconstitutioiiality of the proceedings of the (iu) famous Hartford Convezitioii. In tbe report made to that Ooiiveiition by the dele­ gates from Massachusetts, Connecticut, &c., it was said that “ whenever it shall ap]iear that the cause* [of our calamities] are radi­ cal and permanent, a sepaz'ation byequitabli arrangement will be preferrable to an al­ liance by constraint, among nominal friends, but real enemies, inflamed by mutual ha­ treds and jealousies, and inviting, by intes­ tine divisions, contempt and aggression from abread.” Virginia, it appears, remonstrated against this doctrine; any attempt to wilh\ draw from the Union without a consent of the majority of the States, was treason. But how times have changed! The old oppo neuts of Secession are now its chief advo catGS, and those who formerly would have perished iu defense of the Union,^ are fore­ most in the attempt to destroy it 1 2,189, Jones 1,481, 'I’allnr troinblii irthorners.’rtlio their breath in receive: :’uee 98, 'rallinadge 146, Wright 223. Nortiio: Gaines, Dickznsou 212, Champliii 124 ; . vincing the rc-’cels thut 1- milard 210, Jones 124; Tallmadga 212,! iliy with thoia. Cdi'itou, bickiDSun 305, Cliamplin OG: I Ballard 308, Jones 06; 'rallrnadgo- oOo, Wright 9G, Bruce 3. Damon, (Uniua Dem- nnrat.'i elected to Assembly. ling land Zc in sympa- Tii3 Eemo^pai of Premont. A Hopeful Indication. The National Anti-Slavery Standard con­ tinues its war against the Administration. It charges that “slavery is as prevailing and potential with M l Lincoln’s Government as with Mr. Davia’,” and that “our authorities are still as much under slaveholding manage- n’-int and dictation as in the worst years of PiEHCB or Been WAN.” But this notorious journal goes still farther. After speaking of “defeat organized at the Capital,”—of the blockade as a “mockery”—and asserting that there is “but one port in the nation effectual­ ly closed, and that port Washington,”—it says men are coming to the conclusion that “success against the enemy, under the ciieum- stanees, not only is impossible, but ought to be so.” Abuse coming from this quarter, all sensible men will admit, is one of the best s i p s of the times. L(he friends of the Union will take fresh courage. lendancy in the 1 z^^The high figure at which indigo is held, has stimulated the inventive genius of somebody to find out that carrot tops can be used to advantage in coloring blue, and they are bought up ia Hampden county. Mass., at quite a large figure, as high at twelve to fifteen dollars per acre being paid thgtopgMone. l?pnix«FTEi,D, Mo., A.ov. 3, Ye.sterday small bodies of llzn p'jiemy eanu miles fronz u.’=. ar*l news wai ed of the approach cf tlielr advj R.—Troy, in 1st Assemb’r Dis- ' * e.sterday small bod: lerat, is elected. Richards, | '^’■’ithin twelve miles fn \ received of the approa fl strung. Preparations wi-re vimking ind attack ti.er ' ’ \ —Saratoga, Ballard 720, Jones f 0'-^“ 311 721, Champlin 584 : no votes I received rlu rat,) eicuuju uz Xi.ei?viuui¥. I, Rr..\'ssKL.vKR.—Troy, in is t Assemb’r Dis- ' trict, Saxe, Damoerat, is elected. Richards. | '^’■’ithin t (People's) Senator for Rensselaer and Wash, received ington district, is elected, j 2.800 sti yAUATOOA. 576 ; Dickin; for Bruce ; AVillard _____ ............. ^ ____________ _ Si:nnltaneoas]_ 'rizo in'ifelligence spread like wild-fire throiich the camp, and :od indescribable oxciT.ement and iudic- ;om, when Gen. Fremont e unconuitkmal enh-r from AA’’ash- lyanee, lickinson 721, Champlin 5,84 ; no votes | receivea ine unconuuumai cni<-r fro: lice; A (Urdon) elected Senator. I ington,relieving him zzt once frunz i,is coni- tbere being no opposition: Houghton and j r i i m n l t a n e o a s l y c u i m i t h e i i e w i ulton, Union Assemblyman ai-e eleote-.I. | aniiouuclng ^tha fort. 'f ead like wild-fire throiich ulton, Union Assemblyman ai-e eleote-.I. AYaWford, Ballard 263. Jones 272 ; Dick­ inson 263, Champlin 272 ; Alberger 262, Lord 273; Tallmadge 253, Brace 9, lYright *'-3. ’riOG.\.—'Fhe Union ticket has 900 major- Tuion Senator, l.OOi) znaj. .—Taylor (Union Democrat) )er of Assembly from tho 1st G oktland .—ITomer, Ballavd 5.79 ; Dick- plin 111; “ 273. ity. Truman, Uuiqi TF ashixgtov . .- is elected member o district. ipson 562; Champlin 111; Brace 542; 121: Tallmadge 14. ndville, 13allai-d 661 ; Jones 6-1 Bruce 561, Tallmadge 104. Barry, Union Democrat, is elected'to the Assembly from Cortland county. CiiACTAuquA.—Five towns give Ballard 1,381, Jones 796. COLU-MBIA. lard 524. CiiEXANGO. — Five towns give Jtallard rinunn 1.51 J. • ■<96. -Hudson city, Jones 771, Bal- Five 2523 ; Jones 880 ; Dickinson 1.514 : Claimp- lin ^883Brace 494; Wright 783; 'Fall- Ballard lias about 1.100 majority in the lepnblicans, are William II. 'Fo- lably chosen to the .rict, bot] to tbe As-semb'y. bey. Republican, is probal Senate. E uie .—Eiaht Wards towns of Erie cc Chamj W. G. Fargo, Democrat, elected Ali Buffalo by 500 majority, and the Democraticenzoeratic cityity ticketicket by small znajorities.najorities. iayor of c t by small z J ufcjeuson - . — AVatertown, Biulard 649, mes 425 ; Dickinson 648. Glzamplin 422 ; ruee 379, ff’alimadge 271, Wright 422. K ings .—(Including Brooklyn,) gives 5,000 majority for the Union State ticket. about 300 i3.—Republican Senator elected. ■ ” in 1st and 3d ZXU03.—Kepubli Republican Asseinblymen and Democrat in er gl :ives the Union Slate ticket .UoxTOOiiERY— Canajohnrie—Ballard, .378, .Jones 449 ; Dickinson 379, Ohampliu 347 : Bruce 3G4, Wright 345. Amsterdam— Ballard .539, Jones 337 ; Dickinson 533. Champlin 336; Bruce -4S0, Wright 337, Tallniage 59. creatoi: nation. Gi'eat numbers of ollieers 6 their intention to resign at once, am lanios laid dui ' ' ' xciTemeij: s of office ■sjiapers fligence mp, ai and iudi ' signified :iid many companies laid down their urms. declaring they would fight under none but Fremont. ’i’he Geiiei-al spent much of the afternoon e:q>o?tiilatiiig with t!m officers, and urging them by their patriotism and their personal regard for him not to abandon their posi- tioi.'.s. He also issued the following farewell Older to the troops : W e STFBV r iTJI-.TMEST, z Svz;.cn LI., Mil.. .\ov. -r, iS ,1. > Soluier.i o f the 3Iissis.'}Ippji Arm-f : Agreez-blv to orders this Jay re-seived. I take leave of yon. Although our army has been of sud-Jeii growth, we fmve gro',vn up together, and i have become familiar with the brave and genormia spirits which you bring to the defence of your country, and wdiieh make me anticipate for yt»u a brilliant ciireer. Continue as you have begun, and give to vuj snceessor tfio same cordial :xo.l eiitiiuiiastic support wiih wliich you have encouraged m.-. Emalate die splen7,lid -’xam- ple v^hich you have already before you. aizd let me remaiu, as I am, proud of the iiohle army which I havo thus far labored to bri- together. Soldiers, I regret to leave yc ■ Most sincisreiy I thaak you for the re, azul confidence you have invari-alily showr o me. I deeply regret that I snail not havo the holier to lead you to the, victorv whick you are just about to win, but 1 shall claim to share with you iu the joy of every tri­ umph, and trust always to be fraternally re- meiubered by my companions in arms. (.Signed) J ohn G. F rkjiont , Ivlajor-Geni The enemy are nov AA’ilson Creek battle 1,328; Champlin, 860. 866, Tallmadge, 25. Pool is • Attorney General, Bruce, 1,346, W right, Elias Root is e 1st District, AYillard Ji elected to Yssembly in the ohuson, Uziion, ison, Uziion, 2nd District. There are scattering returns from every part of the State—enough to indicate tJie grneral result, except as between Wright and Bruce, for Canal Com^ cancy, but not enough 1 ill many of the counties necessary to give flieni. A lbany , N ov . 6.—It is impossible, yet, from alow returns, to farm a judgment as to the result on Canal Commissioner for vacan- cy, but the A d a s S A r g u s adheres to the belief that AYrigbt, Democrat, is elected. 7'Iajor-General, uv encamped on the oid ? ground. General Fre- mout is pi-epared to leave for St. Louis, and will go as soon as General Pope arrives, who has bf-en sent forward and will take com­ mand till Genei-al Hunter gets here. A-bat­ tle will undoubtedly occur ere long Onr trooj.s will meet the etieii.y firmly, but they are disheartened and havelost their enthusi­ asm. The fzody guard, who could not h been induced to remain, und who will i dislzan-J as the terms of thoii- enlistment mil, accornp^iuy General Fivniunt, and also his entire staff, including General Asboth, conKnander of the first dlvkimi. General Fremont will jerniit no demon- >n from tiio troops, on his departure. rail intensely high during the p aud there was a meet- stratio! The fe.ilii whole of lust evening, aud there was a mg almost everywhere, 'i'he various bands serenaded the G.?ueral,'and wherever he ap­ peared he was greeted wifli clu ers.altbougli, alter notifying (Jeizerul Hunter, as Izis orders direct^-d, he had no longer ccamianJ over . 1-,. «... .J...... . . . . . . tk- troops. Hi! spent several hours in ma- Commissioner. to fill v-a-i king a pirsuizl e.-crmiiiation of the ground Migh to show the majurities ; the city, to be prepared for a battle, and in accordance with a written request from all the Brigadier Gen-irals here, he re­ mained through the night to lead the army in case ol attack. It is therefore un- *N rw J kessy .- eratic. 'Fhe re iffiolent to mat .—The State has gone Dera- ■eturns' are not yet ail in, but -that tbe Dei job is done, we do not see. sufficient to make it. certain-that the Demo- The only question is, -what shall wo t S e x S a S r brances o f ^ good for ifw e do n e t j ^ ’p ^ber.—Ac/r^ 'Jns G ood pow N othino .—Says tl field Repubiicau : That the South whipped—mi/st b.j whipped—is oi evident; but what she will he good f. the r-pring- 3 lo Ll iniy to(

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