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PEN AND SCISSORS [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 11 September 1861
PEN AND SCISSORS A WOMAN DETERMINED TO GO.—At Columbus, Ohio, a tew days since, a company of volunteers were ordered to Washington. The wife on one of them desired to go with her husband, but the commander said that it could not be allowed. Her husband seated himself by an open window of the car, his wife standing on the outside, to whom he ottered all the money he had.— This she refused saying she iutended to go with him. As the cars moved off, she made a spring tor the window, and was caught by her husband, who drew her, crinoline and all, through the open window into the car, and it is presumed she went on her way rejoicing. NATIONAL POLICE.—The arrangements for the formation of the National Detective Police force are now nearly completed. A celebrated Western detective, whose reputation is well established all over the country, will be made the head of the new organization, and its operation, will extend not only to every city and town in the country, but also, by means of...
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 11 September 1861
X^HUGS. DR. W. L. CREIGH, Physician and Surgeon, And dealer in Drugs, Medicines. Oils, Paints, &c, &£., Main street, a few doors east of tlie Bank. Sept. II, 1S61—ly. M: A. HARVEY, Druggist and Apothecary, and dealer in Paints uml OUa, the most c*:letiralet! 1'alciU Medicines, and Pure Liqtiora for niedioir.itI purposes. Bept. II, ISM—ly.
?p??.?$I$$$ANEARWEBT WOB» TO OVK FRIENDS AND SUBSOKI BBSS. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 11 September 1861
?p??.?$I$$$ANEARWEBT WOB» TO OVK FRIENDS AND SUBSOKI BBSS. We have ordered an elegant new dress ¦for tho "Messenger," and expect to D>*ke it one of the neatest papers in Western Pennsylvania, if not one ot »-*e *«»'•To efleci this improvement ail1 involve A LARGE CASH ooTLAf, however, and we have no way to meet i» but by calling on our friends and subscribers to COME TO OUR HELP. Tiwre Is a very large AMOUNT due on subscription to the paper and on Job .Vfork and Advertising for the past two years, and we must ha»ett to effect oni proposed improvements and PAY oua DEBTS. We appeal to every friend of the office , WITHOUT A SINGLE EXCEPTION, to lend us a little substantial assistance in this emergency. If you cannot pay us all yon owe us, come or send us at least a PAST. Give us one dollar, TWO DOLLARS, THREE DOLLARS, FIVE DOLLARS,, or as much as you can spare.-* Show that you are willing to do something to sustain and improve this old and tried Democratic journal. Make ...
« »¦ - , PITTSBURGH BUSINESS NOTICES. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 11 September 1861
« »¦ - , PITTSBURGH BUSINESS NOTICES. HARDWARE. -- The largest Hard warehouse in Pittsburgh is thai of WHITMORE, WOLFF , DUFF k Co., No. 50 Wood street. They have established a very extensive trade, and are exceedingly popular with buyers. CASH will command goods at a very small advance on cost from this firm. Try them and see. LOOKING GLASSES.—Few good-looking .people (like our unapproachably handsome predecessor, Bro. Pauley,) can dispense with the Mirror that reflects their beauty, and in times like these ought to he anxious to buy them at the lowest livingprices.— This can be done at tbe model establish ment of J. J. Gillespie, No. 36 Wood street, who furnishes glasses of every imaginable style and price, as well as Picture and Portrait Frames. We unhesitatingly advise our friends and readers requiring any flung in this line to give Mr. Gillespie a call. He will sell you favorably, and will suit you exactly, if it can be done. FURNITURE.—This is quite a market for Pittsb...
KXERCISKS OF GH.ADUAT1BIU CL.ASS [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 11 September 1861
KXERCISKS OF GH.ADUAT1BIU CL.ASS IN The Female Department of Wayneaburg College. COLLEGE HALL, WEDNESDAY, 1 September 18, 1861. j ESSAY.—A Roaming Fancy, by Mar) Sutton, La Harpe, ill. ESSAY.—Blessings Brig hten as they Vanish, by Carrie M. Hill, Waynesburg, Pa. ESSAY.—The Pleasures ot Sense and Intellect, by Jennie P. Boyd, Btunsville, Pa. ESSAY.—The World our School, by Sarah J. McCord, Bainbridge, Ind. ESSAY.—The Orient, by Mary E. Sayers, Waynesburg, Pa. ESSAY.—Superstition, b y Mary C. Black, Waynesburg, Pa. VALEDICTORY, by Anna P. McCord, Bainbridge, lnd. Commencement Exerelees In Waynesburg College, September 19, 1861. ENGLISH SALUTATORY,*^ by G. N. Gray, Mt. Etna, Ohio. LATIN SALUTATORY,* by W. S. Vancleve, Waynesburg, Pa. GREEK SALUTATORY ,! by J. W. Cowen, La Harpe, 111. HUNGARY AND KOSSUTH , by G. W. G. Waddle, Prosperity, Pa. THE EMINENCE ATTAINABLE BY MAN. by G. N. Mattax, Prosperity, Pa. ' OUR COUNTRY,*! by J. M. Milliken, Burnsville, Pa. VALEDICTORY ORATION,*-...
Must Make up Their Minds to Fight. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 11 September 1861
Must Make up Their Minds to Fight. The controvessy between the Secessionists and the Union men of Kentucky is waxing warm. The Louisville Journal uses the following emphatic language : "Now, gentlemen of the secession party you must stop ere the Rubicon be passed-Be assured, that while we the Union men of Kentucky, have no thought ot invading Tennessee, and while we sincerely and earnestly wish peace with you—be assured we say, that if you attempt tocarry out this jrilJuaaouf scheme, yon may make up your mind to FIGHT. The Union men of Kenlucky are not entirely unprepared to meet such an emergency. They have struggled for peace from the commencement of this conflict. They desire it now. But, if yon have made up your minus to give the WAR , THEY WILL MEET THE ISSUE AS BEC0ME8 BRAVE, TRUE AND LOYAL KENTUCKIANS God forbid that you should present such an issue. ; | . ' BPNorth Carolina wril be made a new I military district. Gen. But^r is spoken of as the commander.
Jfnmt €mt%pwkwi^ [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 11 September 1861
Jfnmt €mt%pwkwi^ For the Messenger. Celebration at Jefferson. Messrs. Editors .-—The colebration whjcb "ame offal Jefferson on Saturday, Aug. 24, was a decided success. The day was opt ncd by a parade of the Sunday Schod Scholars, which with banners and martial musin) made a pretty display. The parade ended, the crowd proceeded to the beautiful grove situated in the fair ground, where a fine s:and had been erected and tastefully decorated. The superintendant of affairs, M. W. DENNY ESQ., then announced the Rev. Mr. VAN ENNAN who made a solemn and impressive prayer, followed by Rev. Mr. MCCLINTOCK in an appropriate briel address to the Sunday Schools. Then followed a hymn by the Scholars, after which came an address by the Rev, SMITH of the M. E. Church, which was listened to with attention, as was also the address of Rev. Mr. HANNA. After the benediction by Rev. SMITH ot the Baptist Church. The procession formed again and proceeded to the ta ble where the ladies had prepared...
fJnion Meeting at Jefferson. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 11 September 1861
fJnion Meeting at Jefferson. For the Messenger. JEFFERSON, August ^Olh, '61. Messrs. Editors:—We had a Union meets ing here on last Saturday, which was addressed by General HOWELL, J. VEECH, Esq., and J. LINDSEV, Esq. Howell and Lindsey were truly patriotic. 1 think I never listened to more eloquent and patriotic speeches in my life than were delivered by those gentlemen, t wish I could say as much of the effort of of Mr. Veech; but I cannot. He gave us the "irrepressible conflict doctrine" in all its glory and pristine beauty. He told us that there existed between the North and the South of our country, a God-created antagonism, and that one or the other must succumb.— If this be true, how can we ever fraternize? what is the use of Union meetings ! Why continue this war 1 It is righting against God's decrees. But, sirs, I do not believe the docuine. I think Mr. Veech is deeply imbued-with abolitionism, and cannot retrain from showing the cloven foot ot that political heresy...
The "Big- Scare" and All About It. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 11 September 1861
The "Big- Scare" and All About It. For the Messenger MILO, W'ETZEL CO., VIKOINIA, J August, 1801. ] Messrs. Jones $r Jennings.-—There was a terrible alarm in this region on jpst Sunday and Monday,—not reaching us, however, until Monday,—though the Clarksburg people, M»nnington, and intermediate points believed themselves almost in the hands of the enemy on Sunday. Rumor with her thousand tongues was busy, and, as usual, her versions were as numerous and as different almost as her channels of communication. In otio thing only was there consistency. There was an e^emy near lo be met—the numbers varying from four hundred to twelve and even fifteen.— Some five, hundred nuprovised soldiers passed here before daylight on Monday morning, picked up by Gov. Pierpoint from the citizens of Wheeling, in the midst of excitement, when the telegraph on Sunday night gave them the alarm of danger. During the day of Monday il was reported here that Col. Grossman, before the arrival of the W...
UNION MEETING;AT JOILVTOWS. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 11 September 1861
UNION MEETING;AT JOILVTOWS. Messrs. Editors .-—On Saturday the 24th inst., the citizens of Gilmoro and adjoining Townships, assembled at the Methodist church at Jolleytown for the purpose of holding a Union Meeting and also for raising recruits for the General Government. On motion of Eli Brant the meeting was called to order by appointing Philip Shough, Pres., and ten men Vice Presidents, and Stephen Hannen and J. L. Shriver, Secretaries. Thos. H. Meighen, arose and briefly stated the object ot the meeting and introduced to the audience Gen, ISpencer Morris, who responded with a very patriotic speech, proving beyond a doubt that the grievances comp lained of by Ihe Traitors ot the South are but mere pretexts, and that their real design was to destroy the Government of our Fathers and erect upon its ruins a strong Governmem or a limited Aristocracy. Heconcluded by making a scathing remark with regard to rebel sympathizers^'0ur own native bills of Greene county. As- for himse...
Off For tbe war. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 11 September 1861
Off For tbe war. (Communicated.) I The Third company of Volunteets from j this county to be commanded by Captaia i JAMES B. MORRIS, will leave Mount Morris | on Saturday, September 21sl, a! 8 o'clock, i A. M. Members of this company from the upper end of the county will ^ndezvous at Jolltytown, on Wednedsay afternoon, where an address will be delivered, and on Thursday morning they will proceed to Mt. Morris, where the company will re-: main over Friday—the citizens of that ! place having kindly consented to keep ihe 1 brave Volunteers free of charge. It is not yet definitely settled whether this company will be attached lo Howell's Regiment or to Col. Evans'. It will be left to a majority of the company. This company is composed of some of the very best men in the county; and all are determined to go wherever the line of duty leads them. About twelve men are yet needed to fill up the ranks, and persons desiring to enlist in this company can have an opportunity by calling ...
C^ MP OP TIIE 8 TH REG'T, J [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 11 September 1861
C^ MP OP TIIE 8TH REG'T, J For ili« Messenffer. NEAR WASHINGTON, Aug. 28,1861. j Dear Sir .-—Since I last wrote to you, nothing ofa very important or startling nature has occurred. The work of preparation for war, is going on vigorously—each day making it more and more active. Our Regiment is encamped upon an elevated piece of ground, upon which hundreds ot hardy, sun-browned soldiers sre daily al work with Axe, Pick and Spade, digging trenches, and throwing up formidable' breast-works. It is said, some forty or fifty Cannon, will be planted behind them, and for miles around the country can be raked with deadly missiles. S iould the Rebels attempt an advance upon the City ^ in this direction, they will most assuredly meet with a stern resistance. I believe nearly all the Penna. Reserves, are encamped here, besides which are the 15th, 7th and 2nd Mass. Regiments. Gen. McCall is bringing his Brigade under the most perfect discipline, and when on Grand Review, Before the Presid...
----- i V Tlie Death or President Jeff. Davis [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 11 September 1861
----- i V Tlie Death or President Jeff. Davis PHILADELPHI, Sept. G—Ed. Chronicle—The Herald of to day, multiplying proof upon proof, still stick to it that .i.-;f. Davis is dead. Il says: "Information as to the death of Davis accumulates to an extent that leaves little doubt. Special dispatches from Louisville, Ky., were received by our correspondent in A'ashingion city yesterday, con/inning the news. Intelligence lias reached Louisville from Fortress Monroe that Davis was dead, and that the rebel flags in that vicinity had been flying at half mast for ihe past two or three days.— Parlies who arrived'from Richmond state that the probability of bis speedy demise was canvassed freely in that city on Sat« urday, and we learn by way of Nashville that the Rebel Congress, which had adjourned on that night in consequence of ihe precarious condition of Mr. Davis, has since been called together by Mr. Stephens, the Vice President. All these facts tend strongly to confirm the rumor of t...
The Two Chief Pirates "Come to Griel " [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 11 September 1861
The Two Chief Pirates "Come to Griel " The rebel privateering business is now brought to an abiupt close. We have intelligence to-day that the notorious pirate Sumter has entered iho Gulf in distress without coal, credit, or anything, and will soon be captured by tho U. S. vessels which are after her. As lor the other best known privateer, Jeff. Davis, here is what Ihe Charleston Murcury says of her last cruise: 'Capt. CoXetter now made sail for the Flor-, rida coast. On Friday evening, the 10th ult., he was oft St. Augusiiue, bul the wind having increased to a gale, he could not venture in. He remained outside the bar the whole of Saturday, without observing any of Lincoln's fleet. On Sunday morning at half past six, while trying to cross the bar, the Jeff. Davis struck, and though every possible exertion was made to relieve her, by throwing the heavy guns overboard yet the noble vessel, after her perilous voyage, and tiie running of innumerable blockades, became a total wrec...
Glorious Hews from North Carolina — Citizen* voluntarily Taking flic Oath—Forts Abandoned. [Newspaper Article] — Waynesburg Messenger — 11 September 1861
Glorious Hews from North Carolina — Citizen* voluntarily Taking flic Oath—Forts Abandoned. FORTRESS MONROE, September 5.—The Monticello and Harriet Lane arrived from Hatteras Inlet this morning, and report the most graiitying interligence- The Confederates have abandoned their strongly fortified forts at Ocracoke Inlet. Multitudes of North Carolinians have demonstrated their loyalty to the Government by coming lo Hatteras Inlet to take the oath ot allegiance . Col. Ilawkjns sends word that he administered the oath to between two and three hundred persons in a single day. The steamer Pawnee still lies in the Inlet and the Susquehanna on the outside. The Susquehanna ran down to Ocracoke Inlet and tbu«d|ihe fortifications there completely deserted. Tbe Confederates had carried away the guns, anl the white flag was everywhere exhibited.