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PITTSBUBGH MARKETS. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 5 March 1862
PITTSBUBGH MARKETS. WEDNESDAY, Feb. 28th, 1862. FLOUR—The demand for Flour continues light, and the market is quiet, with no change in rates; sale of 100 bbls Family at »5,10@5,15; 25 do do at %o,J 5@5, 20; 20 do do at $5,10^5,20; 100 do do at $5,12 and 47 do Extra, to the trade, at $4,59. GROCERIES—The Grocery mar&et is dull and inactive, with no material change in prices; sale of 21 bags prime Bio Coffee at21e; 5 hhds Cuba Sugar at 9@9Jc, and 15 bbls of Molasses, oak cooperage, at 45e. POTATOES—steady but unchanged; sale of 75 bush. Prince Alberts at45c, and 150 do prime do at 50c per. bush. GREEN APPLES—firm, with a sale of 20 bbls at $3,50 per bbl. BUTTER AND EGOS —in good demand at 14@15c for Prime Boll Butter, and 10(o}llc for Eggs. BEANS—in good demand; sale of 25 bush prime White at $1,50 per bush. BARLEY—firm, with a sale of 67 bags inferior Spring from first hands at 45c. Prime Spring and Fajl is selling at 55c. ONIONS—Sale of 50 bush at 55c per bush. CORN MJ...
1 ¦»»- ¦ —. — From LaferDispatches-riag ef Truce Columbus Believed to be Evacuated. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 5 March 1862
1 ¦»»- ¦ —. — From LaferDispatches-riag ef Truce Columbus Believed to be Evacuated. Ihe flag of truce which left this morning for Columbus returned at about four o'clock this afternoon. The result of the interview had with the rebel officers is kept strictly secret. The rebel transport Sed Hover met the flag of truce about two miles from the works, bringing Mrs. Buckner Hanson, ofthe Second rebel Kentucky Regiment, from Columbus. This truce brought them to Cairo. They leave tomorrow morning for Indianapolis. It ia generally considered here that Columbus is now being evacuated. J®^While O. Jennings Wise, lay on hia death bed, suffering from his wound, but not suspecting its danger, lifting himself partially on one elbow, he turned his face toward the Federal surgeon in charge and said—"When I am sufficfently recovered , do you not think I wilt b* allowed to go home, on my parole of honor ?" The Doctor, quite willing to gratify him, replied that i.e iiad no doubt but that the ...
I j I Rewards for Braverv. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 5 March 1862
I j I Rewards for Braverv. i ! j : j j ; jJ ! I 0 lhe J°"rt resolution introduced by ! Senator Wilson for the presentationj of medals to the enlisted men and : volunteers m the army, navy and I marine corps, who have or may dis-I tinguisii themselves in battle during j the- rebellion, provides that an j amount of money be appropriated j for the purpose of having prepared j medals of silver or other suitable j metal, with appropriate emblems and devices, for presentation by Con-I gress to the non-commissioned officers and seamen of the navy of the United States, who have or may hereafter distinguish themselves by any act of gallantry or bravery during the present war against the rebellion.
^^^gpgssjgp"??? Brutal Murder of t^TUnion ¥«<. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 5 March 1862
^^^gpgssjgp"??? Brutal Murder of t^TUnion ¥«<. Wilson Arthur and John Mace two men who have been quite prominent in the UfiiOn cause , were brutally murdered by the rebels a few days ago in Webster county, Va. Mr. Arthur had acted as a guide to the federal troops in one or two instances and Mace was a Methodist class leader, and public meetings of the Methodists were held at his house , which was sufficient cause in the es! timation of the rebels for his raurder.-These men, it is said, Were murdered in revenge for the burning a-ad killing which took place in Stroud's Glades, Birth itiver and Laurel Creek, under the direction of Col. Annisansell, after the burning of Sutton.
ECONOMY IN GBEENE COUNTY. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 5 March 1862
ECONOMY IN GBEENE COUNTY. An act is offered to repeal the law requiring the County Auditors' account for more than three " successive weeks. Also an act to repealthe law requiring the County to pay one hundred dollars out of the County funds to any agricultural society. Also an act requiring the County Auditors to credit the account ofthe Commissioners appointed in 1850 to erect a Poor House ; and, further, allowing the Poor Directors one dollar and a half per day for each day necessarily employed in their duties.— Washington Review. Jgp-The above acts are likely to become laws. They "draw a fine sight" on a dollar or two ; but "money is money" now-adays.
Subscribers in the West. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 5 March 1862
Subscribers in the West. We have a large number of subscribers ia the West to whom we sent accounts several months ago, and who have, as yet, given them no attention. Will those who have not remitted the amount due us, be good ¦ e nough to forward it by mail, at our risk, without further delay ? We need the money to meet our obligations, and ought to have it at once.
ILLUMINATION AND BEJ0I0ING. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 5 March 1862
ILLUMINATION AND BEJ0I0ING. Saturday, the 22d inst;, being the anniversary of the birthday of the "Father of his Country," was commemorated, in connection with our recent victories in Kentucky and Tennessee, by our citizens generally. All joined in an illumination and in hearty rejoicings over the brilliant successes of our arms. At an early hour in the evening lights were to be seen in neariy every window on Main street, and indeed on all the streets. The enthusiasm •was unbounded, and the greatest good feeling prevailed. The citizens assembled, in front of the Court House, in the course ofthe evening, when JOHN PHELAS , Esq., was called to the Chair, and JOSEPH COOKE and JAS. S. JENNINGS appointed Secretaries. Washington's Farewell Address was ¦ then read in capital style by J. A. J. BUCHANAN, Esq., when JOSEPH G. RITCHIE and R. A. MCCONNELL, Esq., were called out, and responded in eloquent and patriotic speeches. Temple's Martial Band enlivened the occasion with a number of...
COUBT. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 5 March 1862
COUBT. The approaching term of our Common Pleas Court is likely to be a very busy one, and will no doubt be largely attended by suitors and others. It will afford our country friends an excellent opportunity *o call and subscribe for the "Messenger." Scarcely a day passes without our adding to the number of our patrons. We hope soon to see the paper in the hands of every family in the county. We have a large number of accounts on our books for Job Work and Advertising, which have been standing from one to two and a half years, and which we would be gratified to have settled. Will our friends remember this at Court?
OUB EOABS [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 5 March 1862
OUB EOABS Our country roads are in a shocking condition at present, especially the road between Wayneaburg and Rice's Landing. In many places it is almost impassible.— The state of the roads is mainly attributable, we are told, to the neglect of supervisors to repair them last Summer. If this is the case, and "legal suasion" can be brought to bear on the gentlemen, we would like to see it employed. Neglect ol this kind is utterly inexcusable, and supervisors who fail in their duty are a positive nuisance. Let us have such, in future, as will take some pride in our thoroughfares and keep them in respectable condition.
NEW SCHOOL HOUSE. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 5 March 1862
NEW SCHOOL HOUSE. •it will be seen, by an advertisement in ?mother column, that the Borough School Directors are receiving bids for the erection of a School House for the accommodation ofthe children ofthe District. The want of a large and commodious building has been felt for several years, and we are rejoiced at the prospect of soon having not only a first-rate house, but a school which will be a credit to the village.— The Directors are entitled to great praise for their spirit and energy iu the matter.
PROMOTED. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 5 March 1862
PROMOTED. Capt. Kiv .of tU«Binggold Cavalry, has been appointed Major of the 3d Battalion, 1st Regiment Penosy lrania Reserve Corps. JONAH LUCAS has been appointed Battalion Adjutant, with the ra«k of 2d Lieutenant. Both of these gentjemeu are faithful and admirably drilled soldiers, and enjoy the confidence and respact of their comrade*, as well as of their superior officers. We ape gratified to learn of their promotion.
APPOINTED. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 5 March 1862
APPOINTED. Our foreman, WM. H. W ILLS, has received from Gov. CPRTIN, the appointment of 1st Lieutenant in Col. C OULTER'S Regiment, Pennsylvania Reserve Corps. We rejoice most sincerely in the tardy justice done our gallant young friend, by the "powers that be," for his bravery and good conduct in last Summer's campaign in Missouri. He was in all the important engagements, and received high praise for his courage and endurance from his commanding officers. We will answer for his pluck in any emergency and for his devotion to the "flag ofthe Union."
ON A VISIT. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 5 March 1862
ON A VISIT. Lieut. D. GRAY PUKMAN, of the 10th Wisconsin Regiment, who has been visiting his friends in this place for some days past, has returned to camp life and duties. He is in robust health, a.ndha.8 the physique to carry him through a dozen campaigns. The hearty well-wishes of hosts of friends accompany him.
CLOSING OUT AT OLD PEIOES. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 5 March 1862
CLOSING OUT AT OLD PEIOES. WM. A. PORTER, is closing out his old stock of Dry Goods at old rates, notwithstanding recent advances in Eastern markets. He i= dealing thus liberally with his customers, with a view to emptying his shelves and replenishing his stock.— Bargain-seekers, who have the cosh to buy, or produce to barter, will find this a fine opportunity to save largely in their purchases. The "inimitable Joe," we understand, goes East next week to lay in the Spring assortments ; and as he is just as shrewd as he is polite and good-natured, we expect him to accomplish something in the Goodsbuying line worthy his reputation as a sagacious and experienced merchant.— The Ladies especially, about whom Joe is always thinking and dreaming and scolding, may look out for something decidedly rich and rare in the Dress Goods department.
BETUBNED. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 5 March 1862
BETUBNED. WM. L. LAIEAR, Esq., has just reached home from a visit to the Greene county lads on the Potomac. He found them generally healthy and happy as lords, and anxious for a "brush" with the Rebels.— From what he tells us, important movements were made last week by our troops, in the direction of Centreville and Manassas. Look out for stirring news from that quarter before long.
PLAYED OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 5 March 1862
PLAYED OUT. We agree with the "Greensburg Democrat" that the Republican party is played out in Pennsylvania. They have not the courage to issue a call for the nomination of a Republican State ticket. Very low have the Republican leaders sunk in the popular estimation ; very weak has their organization become. And no wonder—the corruptions and plunderings of their men in office have become a stench in the nostrils of all honest people, and a straight Republican ticket would be doomed to a defeat ofthe most ignominious character. The leaders of that party know this, and they know they would richly deserve it.— They have abused the trust ofthe people; they have falsified every promise on which they carried the election ; and they have, many of them, made themselves rich by systematic plundering and swindling, while the people are taxed to death. J|®* From the Lincoln, 111. Herald, we clip the following from the "School Commissioner's Ramble" in reference to Mr. JOHN ZIMER, son ...
STATIONERY PACKAGES. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 5 March 1862
STATIONERY PACKAGES. LEWIS DAY sends us a package of his Stationery and Envelopes. It contains 12 sheets of letter paper, 12 of note paper, 12 buff, and 12 white envelopes, a penholder and pen, ic, and all for 25 cents! Nobody is excusable for being without writing materials when they can be had on such terms.
TEE HOME JOURNAL, [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 5 March 1862
TEE HOME JOURNAL, The Home Journal, of New York, edited by Gen. GEO. P. M ORRIS and N. P. WILLIS , Esq., is the best literary paper in the country. Its tone is elevated, its contents highly interesting, and its typographical execution faultless. We would be glad to see its already immense circulation quadrupled. Terms, $2,00 per annum. Address MORRIS & W ILLIS, 107 Fulton street, New York.