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§thti Jtorttotj [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 22 January 1862
§thti Jtorttotj BETBIBUTION. Profane as well as sacred history is full of instances of fearful retribution attending actual or contemplated crimes. Thus we read that Pope Alexander VI. prepared a jaf of poisoned sweetmeats with which to destroy the wealthy Cardinal Corneto. He ate of it himself, and died in agony. Louis the Debonnaiee, son and successor of Charlemagne, put his nephew Bernard to death, and forced his three natural brothers to assume the clerical tonsure. This was done at the instigation of his queen. She died, and he married again. His second wife was unfaithful, and gave birth to a spurious son. His own three sons treated him as unnaturally as he had treated his three brothers; and finally the spurious child succeeded to the Empire of France; so that all of Louis' crimes to secure France to his descendants were completely frustrated, and he gained nothing but a similar unnatural treatment to that which he had shown. Anne Boleyn, maid of honor to Queen Catherin...
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 22 January 1862
OLOTHHTON. CLARK, Dealer in Men and Boy's Clothing, Cloths, Cassiakeres . Satinets, Hats and Caps, ate, Main street, op-Basils the Court House. Sept. II, 1861—ly. A. J. SOWERS, Dealer ta Men and Boy's Clotting, Gentlemen's Fnr-Mishtof Goods, Boots and Shoes, Hak and Caps, Old Bank Building, Main street. Best. II, 1861—4m *s>>_>s«iiii«>aiisMs.BBassssassaaass>ssassaBSBS*ss»
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 22 January 1862
BOOT AND SHOE DEALERS j.D7 COSGRAY , " Boot and Shoe maker. Main street, nearly opposite! tsw "Farmer's and Drover's Bank." Every style of •ants and Shoes constantly on hand or mad* to order. Bept. 11,1861-ly. J. B. RICKEY, Boot and Shoemaker, Bayer's Corner, Main street. •oots and Shoes of every variety always en hand or ' made to order on short notice. Sept. II. 1861—ly.
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 22 January 1862
OAOOEHIBI^&VAMETIBS ^ JOSEPH YATER, s>ealer in Groceries dnd Confectioneries, Notions, Btaflcines, Perfumeries, Liverpool Ware, Ac, Glass of all sizes, and Gilt Moulding and Looking Glass Plates. ffyCssh paid for good eating Appies. kept. 11,1861—ly. JOHNMUNNELL, Dealer is Groceries and Confectioneries , and Variety Coods Generally, Wilson's New Building, Main street. Bept. 11, 1861—ly.
POEM BY 00L. BASER. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 22 January 1862
POEM BY 00L. BASER. Stlttl larttg. A melancholy interest now attaches to the following graphic tribute of a brave man to his comrades who fell in Mexico. How truly it can be said of him and those who perished with him at Ball's Bluff, "In kindred hearts their memories live, And history guards their fame !" TO THE MEMORY OF THE DEAD OF THE FOURTH ILLINOIS REGIMENT. BR COL. E. D. BAKER. Where rolls the rushing Rio Grande Here peacefully they sleep ; Far from their native Northern land, Far from their friends, who weep. No rolling drum disturbs their rest, Beneath the sandy sod—The mould lies heavy on each breast, The spirit is with God-They heard their country's call, and cam* To battle for her rights; Each bosom filled with martial flams, And kindling for the fight. Light was their measured footstep when They moved to meet the foe; Alas, that hearts so fiery then, Should soon be cold and lowi They did not die in eager strife, Upon a well fought field; Not from the red wound p...
Watch Making in Geneva. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 22 January 1862
Watch Making in Geneva. I was introduced into the watch makers' workshops by M. Viande, one of the merchants of Geneva, a man of great humanity, and also of rare amiability of disposition and character.' I could not have bad a better guide, even with regard to the moral inquiries which I wished to make-We began with the schools of pupils, where young girls learn, for a term of three years, to make every part of a watch. After this time, they select that particular part for which they have most inclanation, or in the doing of which they are most expert. The perfected pupil may be sure, on leaving the school, of obtaining immediate employment among the watch-makers. Young girls from twelve to eighteen years of age appear very healthy and well eared for. Each one has her own little table and her own window niche for her work. The manufacture of pocket-watches is, at the present time, carried to a great extent at Geneva. An immense number are required for the Chinese market. A w...
The Treatment: of Diptheria. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 22 January 1862
The Treatment: of Diptheria. The Philadelphia Ledger of yesterday has an article on Diptheria, in which some very excellent and practical advice is given relative to the treatment of the disease. After describing the symptoms of the' disease, which are generally soreaeteof the throat, followed by the awpatiance of a white or sometimes yeBOwish coating matter on the lungs Inside, our cotemporary says: It is well known that the best modi) of treating scarlet fever, measles, and even typhoid fever, is to regard them as the effects of some poisonous amt. ter inhaled through the laogi aad carried perhaps, as the oxygen gas is carried through the capillaries of that organ in the circulatory •yetem In scarlet fever and measles the beat treatment has been heretofore not to bleed or reduce the system, bat rath er to stimulate it so aa to aid i* to throw off the surface of the poison which in those cases blossoms! out «n the skin and dies there. The ssMfe sort of general treatment is ...
THE TWO ANGELS, [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 22 January 1862
THE TWO ANGELS, There are two angels that attend, unsesw. Each one of us ; and in great books record Our good and evil deeds. He who writes down \ The good ones, after every action, otosee I His volume; and ascends with it trGod. ; The other keep* kit dreadful slayiass> sjaea j Till tumet, ri<if *» m»9 repent; wUekdamg | The record of He action faiee oaasjfc And leave* a line ofvkit* aeroet tie page. j __ . . • ¦* » . '• ^—^ j ggf A.hojy life is a voice ; it rpeitjta when ilre tongue fa siler* , aw Js •JtW * esMsferit attraction- era ysM»i|irf%siiSgr. ¦ -. .-—— i .B».I VisRTJfee Life, to the you^-.a-^sl^rS^JrjiK opetanet b> the <•*«» is syStli^Mbch , . ending inllv dsatlfc . -.n , 0O» ¦. etr 4.
WASHINGTON ITHtg. * [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 22 January 1862
WASHINGTON ITHtg. * | f ks $i tirr fag. WASHINGTON , Jan. IS.—Burners continue to be circulated representing the condition of Gen. McCiellan as unfavorable, but the * truth is he continues dail y to improve, and rides out in his carriage on business. ¦ Jfra jPrejsidenfc has approved the joist resolutions explanatory of the *cl fc> increase the duties on tea ^ flop* and sugar. The Tribune's Washington correspondent says : The weather has so broken up the roads on the other side of the Potomac that even the irrepressible Sigel himself , who always reaches the destination about the the time that it is announced that he cannot possibly leave his place of departure, could scarcely move a division over them. It is mud everywhere, and deep mud too. The President has said that he will . not accept Gen. Sigel's resignation except as a last resort. He accounts him a valuable officer , and will spare no pains to retain him in the service.
iroin Washington. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 22 January 1862
iroin Washington. WASHISOTON January 13.—The steamship Pensacola, which left here for Alexandria yesterday morning, proceeded to Indian Head, about 27 miles from Washington, where she remained until between 5 and 6 o'dtodk this morning, and then proceeded jto run the blockade, which she did in safety. Twenty-two shots were fired at iter, but none struck her. She did not return the fire. She was heavily ladened with cannon and otfeex appliances of war, and fully prepared lor hostile service. The safe departure of the Pensacola is a general subject of congratulation, as it . hagfeeea known that the rebels hate been, &r weeks past , reserving tfeeir. fire ju order either to destroy this vessel or prevent her passage out 4^ the Potomac river. . Gen. Lane has not tendered his resignation to the governor or Legiajatoae oi Kansas; nor has he accepttjsj the Brigadier Generalshi p lately tendered to him by the President -and confirmed hy the Senate. Nor dpes he intend to accept...
From Western Virginia. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 22 January 1862
From Western Virginia. VsSPiaiCK, Jan. 13.—Hancock, Jan la.-*Jaek8on, with fifteen thousand .regulars, three thousand Militia and ei ghteen guns, after threatening Romjoey, appeared before this place at a diBtanee to-day—probabl y on his return to Winchester. He had three -days'- rations left up to the time of £hu dispatch. He made no demonsrtvation. A week yesterday he, with &U force, appeared at Bath, where there were but about five hundred Union troops, there being detach-(Dents of several regiments. The atiftftk was made by the whole rebel Otitis, who were twice repulsed b y our volunteers. Subsequentl y Jackson's regulars made an attack in front, and at the same time executing a fi&nk movement, wh*a our troops fell haek on Hancock. The estimate Of Jackson's force is corroborated ffcomseveral sources.
From flain< [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 22 January 1862
From flain< CAIRO , III., January 11.—This morning three rebel gunboats , from Columns* , attacked o%r ^ gunboats, ' Essex and St. Louis, lying off Fort Jefferson. A brisk engagement ensued for a short time , when the rebels retreated; ottr boats pursueing until they reached the batteries at Columbus. It is believed that one of the rebel gunboats was disabled. Four of our pickets were shot last night near Bird's Point—it is supposed b y some of Longwoofl's rebel cavalry, which have been roaving about, committing depredations in that vicinity for some days. Gen. Paine has dispatched a force of cavalry in pursuit. Deserters from Columbus, who arrived this morning, report great alarm among the troops—apprehending an an attack by the Federal forces. No movement has been made by the troops here since yesterday.
The Mississippi Expedition. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 22 January 1862
The Mississippi Expedition. The expedition now fitting out at St. Louis and Cairo for descending the Missippi promises to be of the most formidable character. A correspondent, writing from St Louis, g ives an extended account of the work of preparation and description of the princip le vessels. The fleet, which is nearl y completed, is to be composed of twelve gun-boats, thirtyeight mortar boats, and twenty-eight tugs and steamers. The gun-boats and their armament are as follows. Flag-ship Benton, eighteen guns; Essex, St. Louis, Carondelet, Mound City, Cairo, Pittsburg, Cincinnati, Louisville, Conestoga, Lexington and Tyler, fifteen guns each; or a total of one hundred and eighty-three guns, many of very heavy calibre. The mortar-boats will each carry one or more mortars of the largest kind—13-inch calibre—cast at Pittsburg expressly for the expedition. In addition to this immense fleet a great pontoon train, composed of gutta percha inflated boats, is ready to accompany the ...
Evacuation of Banner 0onfiimsd--->Teati and Bsrisisss JssfcisjMI , to. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 22 January 1862
Evacuation of Banner 0onfiimsd--->Teati and Bsrisisss JssfcisjMI , to. The Wheeling Intelligencer learns from officers who arrived on' Monday evening from Patterson's Greek, that our forces lef t Romney in considerable of a hurry, on Friday night, about six o'clock, and reached Patterson's tireek on Saturday morning about five. The order to pack up was received about two o'clock oh Friday afternoon, and the greatest excitement - and curiosity existed in the camp. Some of the companies were compelled to destroy a large portion of their tents for the want of transportation, and a considerable quantity of provisions, such as bacon, Ac., was destroyed for the same reason. Gen. Lander issued an order, which was read on dress parade before the evacuation, that any one caught setting fire to the town, or perpetrating any other outrage, would be instantly shot. The evacuation ol Kofnney, it was thought, was a piece of strategy which Jackson suspected, and avoided by going bac...
The ^ajsnaurn in Kentucky. -• [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 22 January 1862
The ^ajsnaurn in Kentucky. -• Gen. Buell , in Kentucky, is strong enough, it is said, to take the field against the rebels without waiting for co-operative movements in other quarters. The only thing which restrains him is , the country through which heis to move has been completely rolled by the rebels of all subsistence, and he is compelled to provide supplies for his army before it commences an onward movement. His force appears to be a very formidable one,. it, being composed of one hundred and one regiments of infantry, nine regiments of cavalry, • and nine detached companies, with nineteen batteries of artillery. The total force is about one hundred and fourteen thousand men, with over one hundred pieces of artillery. Seventyfive thousand of this force are pronounced fit for the field, and are brigaded. A strong reserve will be formed of the rest. The cfcvalry will prove only moderately servicable. Of the artillery, about ten batteries are likely to perform their part of...
Is the Steamship Binaldo Lost? [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 22 January 1862
Is the Steamship Binaldo Lost? Fears for her safety—A Strong Probability that Slidell and Mason have gone to Davy Jones' Locker. The safety of the British steamer Binaldo, with her cargo of rebels, is beginning to be a matter of doubt. The general impression was, when she left Provincetown ,that she would proceed by the usual route to Halifax, when Mason and Slidell would be transferred to a mail steamer for England, but the latest arrival from the latter place brings no tidings of her. The length of time which has elapsed warrants the conclusion that, it Halifax was the destined port, the Binaldo must have been lost in that terrible storm which raged with such unprecedented fury during the night of the 1st instant, and the following day. The Binaldo left Provincetown at six o'clock P. M. of the 1st inst., and only two hours afterwards the gale commenced all along that vicinity. All those who witnessed it, and sailors who were out at that time, concur in representing it as the...
From Cairo. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 22 January 1862
From Cairo. CAIRO , Jan.17.—Advices from Cape Girardeau state that the expedition which left here for Dallas and Bloomfield, returned this morning, bringing 23 p risoners, among them Capt. Day, of Jeff. Thompson's army. Reports: from Paducah say that heavy' cannonading was heard up the Toon essfee ffveV tnii morning. — <*«. Grtat seat instructions to all rtjaiissWiiisjafc *--: -J - - yj- vln • ' rsMfHif ^^Qjf^^ ^mm A SitcEssiosr EEGIMENT OF PREACWEas.^Jhoifew Orleans Delta , of recent date, mentions a visit from three distinguished and learned divines " ef the Methodist denomination , wearing uniforms, and accoutred for the cavalry service. It appears that these gentlemen, one of whom is President of the Methodist University of Texas , are commissioned- to raise a mounted regiment of preachers for the Confederate army. Ja^-Too much preciseness and solemnity in pronouncing what one says in common conversation , as if one was preaching, is generally ta-. ken for an in...
JlU 1&i§fa$1M. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 22 January 1862
JlU 1&i§fa$1M. A TRADEGT AT NASHVILLE.— A correspondent of the Chicago Times relates the following as having lately occured at Nashville, Tenn : "The State Capitol is scarcely three hundred paces from the residence of Mrs. James K. Polk. On the morning of the 14th of November , a brisk, sprightly negro women' the property of Mrs. Polk and a servant in her house, procured a knife, and having proceeded to the bed in which lay three of her own children, from two to six or seven years of age, cut ther throats , and, when they had breathed their last, placed them decently beside each other, called to a fellow-servant to come and see what she had done, and then cut her own throat. The Nashville papers say the woman was insane." CURE FOR FROSTED FEET.—It is said that frozen feet can be speedily and certainly cured by being bathed and well rubbed b y kerosene or coal oil for a few times at ni ght before retiring to bed. 'Several persons have already tried it, all of whom unite...
Necessity for Troops in Western Vireimia [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 22 January 1862
Necessity for Troops in Western Vireimia CINCINNATI , Jan. 13.—This morning's Gazette says that the Governor of Ohio received dispatches from Washington on Friday ni ght, informing him that there was apressing necessity for troops.in Western Virginia. Gen. McClellan was" informed that fourteen regiments of infantry, five batteries of artillery and two regiments of cavalry could be thrown into Virginia by Tuesday night, and that more than one half of these , which had received marching orders , wonld be out of the State last ni g ht. On Saturday, dispatches were received countermanding the orders of Friday ni g ht. The soldiers, however, have instructions to hold themselves in readiness for marching orders.