Latest from the North.
the battle at Corinth.

We have received New York papers of Monday last October "> They contain brief dispatches a great Federal victory at Corinth. A Washington states that the Confederates the instant under Price and attached at but with great slaughter, and retreated, dead and wounded on the fled. The dispatch ‘"our forces are in full pursuit."’ A dispatch the 5th, says:

‘ On Saturday morning General Price, attacked General right, while Generals

with great determination. At was penetrated and the Corinth House, near the centre

They at the point of the bayonet.--General his column over an abatts on the yards of

They at the time to a scathing and driven back by a

The half past 11, when the the Batchie river. The died and wounded on either side

Gen. was killed and Gen. Oglesby was wounded. Colonels Smith, are wounded.

larger than ours. We have taken between seven hundred and other thousand people not including the wounded.--The Railroad is not The telegraph line has been repaired to

General reached on Saturday to the with a large force

General early this morning to to-day

General of the Batchie river and The retreating. Their is very a large.

General a message here from Column a large of wounded.

was killed the United States of the

sent at 3 P. M., on the following intelligence had bee there.

of 40,000 men, attacked Gen.

our troops, who manner.

was killed at the head of his

captured a large number of guns and prisoners.

undoubtedly be completely destroyed

The New York Herald, on these dispatch and repeats its the Southern States to return to the

under Price and Van Dorn had been force in that vicinity, made up Corinth army. brought away from New Orleans and the new After their defeat at the rebels rapidly as possible all the forces they that neighborhood for the purpose of a sudden blow at Corinth, overweighting was securing that important. strategic plan for future operations. This on Friday last with forty thousand men, defeated and

is a very important one just at this Following up the triumphs at South and the success movements of Buell and Morgan in Kentucky it will have a greatly of Bragg's and South's army in Kentucky forces in Arkansas, and Lee's troops the Virginia. Thus the is Now with a million of fresh men in the what is there for the rebels. The President given them ninety days for reflection Generals, with repeated blows, will of the of remaining in rebellion. --Let us that a second thought will come over the the portion of the their senses time to of the amnesty promised them in proclamation.

’ A correspondent of the New York Herald, writing on the says:

Major General now commands the army of the Mississippi, and all of the army of the Tennessee which is stationed at the old position comprising a splendid army of at fighting men, who have almost every battle, and who have and in the ability and courage With such an army, and a is impregnable, the least danger of his being whipped by any army the rebels can concentrate.

figuring around is busy watching him. A battle to expected between them in a day or two at farther and considerable excitement prevails in military

The War in the West--reported defeat of --the battle in &C.

A dispatch Portsmouth, Ohio, says that Gen. John Morgan, with 1,000 Confederates, was defeated by the county Home Guard, at Olive Hill, Ky., . It says:

‘ After several skirmishing Morgan was several of his men killed. Morgan then retreated toward the river, burning thirty on his way. Last night Morgan Meanwhile Col. went and brought up 300 of the 117th

’ A dispatch Louisville says the Confederate, had evacuated Baldstown, Ky., on the evening of the 4th instant, and it was shortly after by the Federal of corps. The dispatch, which is dated the 5th, says:

‘ A has been prevalent here that General was attached by Kirby Smith a rebel force, at to-day, and driven This last is entirely dis

Danville for Lexington on Tuesday. Bragg was expected at Danville on He threatened to send every man who the rebel army to the north of the

The rebels are cutting new roads from Bardstown to Springfield and Lexington.

The Louisville special dispatch of the 2d instant, concerning the lasting of 500 rebels by division. was incorrect. It was doubtless based on the that an entire Georgia regiment of cavalry was captured in the early part of last week by Lieutenant Colonel Howard of the second commanding his own and the Second and Kentucky, which surrounded and completely surprised the rebels at breakfast, who without the resistance. Col. the captured regiment, is of the Confederate Peace Washington. These prisoners

From McClellan's army.

A dispatch from McClellan's headquarters, dated the says that a company of the 54th Pennsylvania, who were guarding the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad at Pan-Pan, about half way between and Cumberland, were yesterday attacked by a rebel force and all taken prisoners. The dispatch adds:

At the same time a cavalry force, under Colonel McReynolds. Captured the encampment of the rebels bringing away two pieces of artillery, ten wagons and sixty horses and mules. A strong cavalry force, under General Averill, has been sent after the retreating rebels.

Gen. McClellan has sent the following letter to Gov. of Pa.:

Hdq'rs Army of the Potomac,
Sept. 27, 1862.
--I beg to avail myself of a most the first I have had since the recent battles to tender to you my thanks for your wise and energetic action in calling out the militia of Pennsylvania for its defence, when threatened by a numerous and victorious army of the enemy. Fortunately circumstances rendered it impossible for the enemy to set foot upon the soil of Pennsylvania, but the moral support rendered to my army by your action was the less mighty. In the came of my army, and for myself. I again tender to you our acknowledgments for your patriotic course. The manner in which the people of Pennsylvania responded to your call, and astened to the defence of their frontier, no doubt exercised a great influence upon the enemy.

I am, very respectfully and sincerely, yours,

George B. McClellan,
Major-General, U. S. Army.

Southern view of the Situation at the North.

The New York Herald, of the has an article on the New York elections, in which it of the progress of liberty in this it and the success of the Republican party in New York, and appeals to the ‘"people" ’ to avert the calamity. It says:

‘ Here we are in the great Empire State of North America--the State of New York--scarcely four score years after wringing our freedom from the grasp of the tyrant King of England, deliberately proposing to surrender it our own free choice to a tyranny more odious and far more fanatical. The very fact of such a man as Wadsworth being offered as candidate for Governor of this State speaks volumes of our retrograde movement, and indicates the fearfully rapid rate with which we are currying headlong to political destruction. If we continue much longer at the same speed and in the same direction, nothing but a miracle can save us from rule.

In many respects we resemble the go ahead, vigorous old Roman Republic in its progress, in its backward tendency, and, we fear, in its terrible fall. It started from the subversion of monarchy, having thrown off the yoke of Tarquin the Proud the last of the Roman kings, just as the American colonies by the sword cut loose from George Ill.--From the establishment of the Roman Republic to the civil wars and proscriptions and the overthrow of liberty was a period of four centuries and a quarter. Owing to the boundless wealth of this new country, and the rapid pavements of modern nations, we fear we have reached the same point in three quarters of a century. The Roman Republic ended in imperial despotism. The American Republic is threatened with the same termination, without perhaps, a change of name at first.--The same causes — wealth and corruption — have produced the same results in both. It seems as it democratic institutions were inconsistent with a high state of prosperity. In the American, as in the Roman Republic, public virtue and that vigilance — the prime conditions of the existence of a flourishing democracy — have been extinguished by luxury, the greed of riches, and the seductions of vice. * * * * *

A similar fate remains for the people of this State unless they resist the evil before it is too late. Public corruption, faction, and despotism are going hard in hand. The Constitution, once so American eyes, is no longer regarded as better than the prophecies of an old almanac. The antecedents of Gen. Wadsworth are well known. be elected Governor of this State, and no man's his or property will be worth three months purchase.--His organs are already denouncing all who dare to vote against him as traitors. Of course, the proper punishment of a traitor is death, with the confiscation of his property. Those who vote for Wadsworth will therefore vote for the destruction of the lives and property, real and personal, of had their fellow-citizens of this State. This is the issue made. Are the voters ready to adopt We fear, indeed, that the enemies of the white man's liberty, under the false guise of freedom and equality, to blacks, will be only too successful in perverting the truth, and that the people will be blinded to the destiny that awaits there till the power passes forever out of their hands and they awake to the reality of their political condition is lost.

Return of Lincoln to Washington — his speeches in Maryland.

Lincoln returned to Washington on the evening of the 4th inst., and immediately held a closet interview with his Secretary of War, and afterwards with the rest of his Cabinet, from which conferences the New York papers say the ‘"most important and great movements are to result."’ It is said that he is perfectly satisfied with Gen. McClellan and his army. He passed two days and nights will the General, and had a full and frank understanding with him. The correspondent of the New York Times gives a description of the guerilla's visit to Frederick, and his ‘"model"’ speeches on the occasion:

The party entered Frederick by Patrick street, passed through Court and Church streets, and then stopped at Mrs. Ramsey's house, to see Gen. Hartson who was wounded at Antietam. Here the President, being called on, made the following speech.

‘ "In my present position it is hardly proper for me to make speeches. Every word is so closely noted that it will not do to make trivial ones, and I cannot be expected to be prepared to make a matured on just now. It as I have been most of my life. I might, perhaps talk amusing to you for half an hour and it wouldn't hurt anybody, but as it is. I can only return you my sincere thanks for the compliment paid our cause and our common country."

’ From this place they proceeded along First street, then down Market street to the railway station where hundreds were congregated cheering vociferously, and the windows everywhere crowded with a most excited and enthusiastic crowd — the ladies especially exhibiting every symptom of delight.

Just at it is period the sky became overcast with clouds of luky blackness, and a turns do came up, sending the dust in blinding gusts, and accompanied by a but heavy ram. By the time the President reached the station it had already blown over of the brightness that is to succeed our dark day of sorrow.

At the station, being loudly called for, he made the following remarks:

Fellow-Citizens: I see myself surrounded by soldiers, and a little further off I note the citizens of this good city of Frederick, anxious to hear something from me. I can only say, as I did five minutes ago, it is not proper for me to make speeches in my present position. I return thanks to our soldiers for the good service they have rendered, for the energies they have shown, the hardships they have endured, and the blood they have so nobly shed for this dear Union of ours, and I also return thanks not only to the soldiers, but to the good citizens of Maryland, and to all the good men and women in this land, for their devotion to our glorious cause. I say this without any in my heart to those who may have done otherwise. May our children and our children's children, to a thousand generations, continue to enjoy the benefits conferred upon us by a united country, and have cause yet to rejoice under those glorious institutions bequeathed us by Washington and his compeers. Now, my friends soldiers and citizens, I can only say once more, farewell.

At the conclusion of this speech, which was delivered standing at the end of the car, the President entered amid the acclamations of the crowd, and the train moved off. Once again he appeared, waving his hat, and continued doing so until the train was lost in the distance.

‘"Three cheers for the hope of America,"’ was called out by one stentorian voice in front of Mrs. Ramsey's house, and the reception which our President received here shows that that is the estimate put upon him by the good people of Frederick, and indeed the whole of Maryland.

Affairs in Washington.

The Washington dispatches of the 5th, in the New York papers, contain some matters of interest Col. H. F. Saunders, of the 19th Wisconsin, has been dismissed from the service. About 2,000 soldiers of Pope's army are still straggling about Washington. Pope is to return to that city shortly to testify in the Bull Run defeat case. W. J. Florence, the actor, had been badly injured by being thrown from his horse. We give the following from the dispatches:

‘ The Washington correspondent of a Western journal states that Gen. McClernand denies having endorsed the President's emancipation proclamation, and pronounces the statements published in the papers as unqualifiedly false.

It is reported that the new nine months regiments, now being raised in Massachusetts, are to be sent to North Carolina, where there are other regiments from the Old Bay State.

It is stated by deserters and prisoners coming within our lines at Harper's Ferry in the last forty-eight hours, that Gen. Lee is now making every preparation to retreat with his whole army so soon as Gen. McClellan may move against him.

Gen. Longstreet is making his stay at the residence of Charles J. Faulkner at Martinsburg; Gen. Lee stops with Dr. Hammond at North Mountain, and ‘"Stonewall"’ Jackson continues about ‘"in spots,"’ as heretofore.

General Dole, Commissioner of Indian Affairs, has returned to the city from his onerous not to say dangerous. Northwestern trip to pacify the Indiana. He reports that the Chippewas are quiet, and have agreed to pay damages for the property of the Government that they have taken. There was at one time an apprehension that the Northwestern Indiana would make common cause with the Sioux, in rebelling against the Government authority. They seemed to have an idea that the white warriors were all upon the war path against the rebels.

Private advises from General McClellan's headquarters assure us that the President's emancipation proclamation is heartily approved by the Union men in Maryland and Virginia, whose only regret expressed is that it does not sooner take effect. In saloons even and in private circles a here drinking is done — the common toast is ‘"Lincoln's proclamation, little McClellan, Burnside, and the Union army."’ The enthusiasm for these officials is described as very great in this vicinity.

Another evidence of the sturdy treason of Lower Maryland is found in the fact that a large exodus of male population there is taking place into Virginia. The lower counties of the State will not be able to furnish more than a fourth part of their quota under the draft. It every male individual of Charles and St. Mary's counties were to be impressed, still the quotas of these two counties would remain unfilled. Most of the young men of this region are now serving in the rebel army.

Geo. D. Spencer, an officer of the Criminal Court of this district, was to- day by order of Chief Detective Baker, on the charge of disloyalty. In conversation he endorsed the action of the rebel Government in raising the black flag, and said it should have been done long ago. He will be sent to the Old Capitol prison.

Exchange of prisoners — Affairs at Suffolk

A letter dated Norfolk, the 3d inst., says Lieut. Col. has been entrusted with the arrangement of the exchange and that ‘"the next of the Commissioners will prove very important."’

my is known to have massed considerable force at but the indications are that he is there more to dispute any advance from our side than to make any demonstration upon our position. The fact seems to be that the rebels are terribly scared in this quarter, but are resorting to the old Manassas game of holding a superior force in check by making a bold show of resistance. All the rebel troops in the vicinity of the Blackwater are green conscripts hastily pushed forward, and will hardly stand fire if assailed by our formidable force. Under the able administration of Maj. Gen. Peck the condition of affairs in Suffolk has greatly improved. The soldiers are better cared for and the place generally has become more confident and comfortable. Gen. Ferry had too much regard for the ‘' key in the wood pile,'’ and carried his Tribune so far as to disgust not only the army bu citizens of the town generally, everybody supposing that Gen. F. was so particularly attached to Sambo as to have no kind of regard for white men at al in a subordinate position, however, abolition Generals have little power for harm.

Among the recruits recently arrived for the New York mounted rifles noticed the somewhat famous E. Z. C. Judson. (Ned Buntline,) who had enlisted as a private. Ned was in good spirits and health, and sober, and as full of patriotism as he used to be of a hiskey. His love of adventure will now be gratified on land, as it has been on the sea and if he survives the term of enlistment his literary talent will no doubt be turned to the manufacture of thrilling army tales.

From Western Virginia--Stampede of negroes.

A letter from Gallipolis, Ohio situated on the river, says 300 runaway negroes from Western Virginia are now in that city. It adds:

A gentleman, pretty well acquainted with all this part of Virginia, told me that he thought there would be near one thousand five hundred blacks who would leave Virginia along with our army.--They come from as far east as Lewisburg.

The rebels are pretty active. Some two hundred are located in the vicinity of Guyandotte, and have endeavored to capture some steamboats loaded with Government stores, but as have not been able either in capture any boats or prevent the navigation of a small boats running between here and Portsmouth.

Squads of cavalry are moving over all this part of the State engaged in stealing horses, forage, &c., and forcing men into their ranks under the Conscription law of the Southern Confederacy.

From Louisville.

A letter from Louisville, dated the 1st, says that Bull Nelson was buried there the day before, with great pump, his coffin being mounted with massive silver ornaments and enveloped in ‘"his country's flag"’ The letter says:

Major General Buell yesterday announced the death of Major General Nelson in feeling and befitting terms. History will honor Gen. Nelson as one of the first to organize, by his own individual exertions, a military force in Kentucky, his native State, to rescue here from the vortex of rebellion, toward which she was crafting. On more than one battle field he was his gallant

reported that General Buell retains his command on the recommendation of General Thomas and nearly all the other division officers of the Army of the Ohio. Generals D. and Boyle are to command divisions. General Rousseau's splendid division, comprising thereon regiments of about 6,200 men, and four batteries, paraded our streets yesterday.

Latest papers from Nashville date the 23d.--Nashville was then in our possession. Fully 200,000 letters for Buell's army are said to have accumulated at Louisville, and 30,000 letters to have been sent yesterday from this post office.

The rebel army in Kentucky is now computed at about 80,000. However, Col. W. H. Polk, of Tennessee, is said to assert that Bragg has only 25,000, with which he frightened Buell and the Generals in command at Louisville. The invader's scout for pickets are within twelve miles of the city. Our inner line of trenches is within the corporation limits, and crosses our once beautiful cemetery Many graves are torn up, and tomo-stones and monuments thrown down. The stern necessities and terrible realities of war surround and press upon us. The invader a Legislature meets to-day at Danville.--We are concerned about the safety of General G. W. Morgan's command. He abandoned the Gap on the 25th.

The Journal to-day says the Government should proceed to draft at once for the balance, and then call for 400,000 more to be held in reserve. ‘"A peace must be conquered. Prosecute this war with all energy and an activity which assume that it can only terminate by the utter annihilation of the rebel army, and the destruction of all its resource. "’

Compliment to McClellan.

Gen. Halleck seems to be afraid that ‘"Little Mac"’ don't exactly understand that he has on a victory, and writes him the following assurance of the fact:

Washington, D. C., Sept. 30, 1862.
Maj. Gen. McClellan, Commanding, &c.:
General: Your report of yesterday, giving the results of the battles of South Mountain and Antitain, has been received and submitted to the President. They were not only hard fought battles, but well-earned and decided victories.

The valor and endurance of your army in the several conflicts which terminated in the expulsion of the enemy from the loyal State of Maryland, are creditable alike to the troops and to the officers who commanded them.

A grateful country, while mourning the lamented dead, will not be unmindful of the honors due to the living. H. W. Halleck Gen. in-Chief.

Gen. McClellan has issued an order against pillaging, as ‘"we are now occupying a country inhabited by a loyal population, who look to us for the preservation of order and discipline, instead of suffering our men to go about in small parties, lawlessly depredating upon their property."’

Reflections on old Abe's visit to the army.

A correspondent of the New York Times, writing from Harper's Ferry about the visit of Lincoln to the army, laments the great change in it since the visit to Harrison's Landing. He says:

‘ Of some of the probable objects of the President's visit here, it is best not to speak. Among the reasons he had for coming was, doubtless, the wish to inform himself by personal inspection of the character and extent of the recent campaign in Maryland, as well as of the present condition of our army, which has been rejuvenated and reorganized since be last inspected it at Harrison's Landing.--How many of the brave men who welcomed him there have since gone to their home, or, disabled by their wounds, have ceased to do battle for the Republic! But the voices that saluted him to-day with their shouts gave him the assurance that other hands have taken up the work and will carry it forward with equal earnestness and self-sacrifice

I know not what reflections occupied the mind of Mr. Lincoln as be passed by the battle-scarred ensigns that met him on every hand, and looked upon those regiments, with but the decimal part remaining, under the command of Captains or Majors. They could not but recall to me the experience the Army of the Potomac had passed through since the days of those Presidential reviews before Washington, when the great anaconda was gathering its folds for the spring. Where are the men who then shouted for the Union? A handful only of veterans stand in the ranks to-day, as their representatives, and men were occupying their places, ready to follow their fate it the country demanded it.

Platform of the Government party at the North.

Gen. James S. Wadsworth, the Republican nominee for Governor of New York and at present Military Governor of Washington, D. C., has written a letter accepting the nomination. His position is that of the whole Republican party at the North, and therefore adds an importance to his utterance which it would not otherwise possess. He approves of Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and recommends it to the electors of New York for the following reasons:

‘ 1. It is an effectual aid to the speedy and complete suppression of this rebellion.

Six or eight millions of whiles, having had time to organize their Government, and arm their troops, fed and supported by the labor of four millions of slaves, present the most formidable rebellion recorded in history.

Strike from this rebellion the support which it derives from the unrequited toil of these slaves, and its foundation will be undermined.

2. It is the most humans method of putting down the history of which has clearly proved that the fears of slave insurrections and massacres are entirely unfounded. While the slaves earnestly desire freedom, they have shown no disposition to injure their masters. They will cease to work for them without wages, but they will form throughout the Southern States, the most peaceful and do peasantry on the face of the earth.

The slave owners once compelled to labor for their own support, the war must cease, and its appalling carnage come to an end.

3. The emancipation once effected, the Northern States would be forever relieved as it is right that they should be, from the fears of a great of African laborers, disturbing the relations of those Northern industrial classes who have so freely given their lives to the support of the Government.

This done, and the whole African population will drift to the South, where it will find a congenial climate and vast tracts of land never yet cultivated.

I forbear to enter into the discussion of the great in erase of trade to the Northern States and the whole commercial world, which would result from the wants of four millions of free and paid laborers over the same number held as heretofore in slavery.

I forbear also to enter into the question of the ultimate vast increase in the production of the great Southern This is not a time to consider It will long remembered

charge them with being degraded controlled by the petty profits of traffic, they have met the numerous sacrifices of this great with a cheerfulness and promptness of history furnishes no parallel.

Nor is the question now before of philanthropy alone, sacred as are the therein involved, nor it is a question of ideas, involving an unprofitable discussion quality of races. It is simply a question of of national life of death, and of the mode in which we can most surely and effectually uphold our Government and maintain its unity and supremacy.

Our foreign enemies — for it is not disguised that we have such — reproachful with waging a territorial war. So we do; but that territory is our country. For maintaining its greatness and power among the nations of the earth, by holding it together, they hate us. We can bear that, but if we were to yield to their suggestions, and submit to its dismemberments, they would forever despise us.

This great domain, from the Lake to the Gulf, from the Atlantic to the Pacific, one country; governed by one idea freedom — is yet destined to dictate if need to the world in arms; and I hold that man to be a traitor and a coward, who, under any defeats, any pressure of adversity however great any calamities however dire, would give up one acre of it.

Southern peace propositions and the Northern peace party.

The New York Times has the following article as a leader:

‘ It is at least a curious circumstance that Mr. Foote, of Tennessee should have brought forward his propositions of peace in the rebel Congress at the precise moment when I has become important for the success of the Seymour Democracy at the North that the Northern people should be led to believe in the existence at the South of a disposition to end the war by compromise We do not for a moment suppose that any exists between the Southern representative and the Northern ‘"Conservatives,"’ for we do the party the justice to believe that they are laboring not for the independence of the South, but for the of the North. They the Confederacy, but merely to Mr. Foote, on the contrary, is earnestly bent upon achieving a complete separation of the two sections; and we interpret the conjunction of his remarkable speech at Richmond, with the scarely less remarkable resolutions of the Democratic Convention at Albany, to mean simply and solely that the rebel leaders are enough to see the great by which the action of the New York Democracy affords them, and resolute enough to avail themselves at once.

The foolish story set afloat by somebody in the office of the Philadelphia Inquirer who had taken the pains to lead Mr. Foote's speech, of the tenor of the Southern peace propositions, would not deserve a moment's attention, were it not to be feared that in some parts of the country it may gain a temporary credence, and be used to further the schemes of the Democratic leaders. Many of our people are so little informed as to the real state of feeling at the South, and so anxious to believe the Southern people more than they are, that some chief to the National cause might very be done even by so culous a as that of the Inquirer, were it not promptly exposed. That the Southern people desire peace we cannot doubt. So, for the matter of that do the people of the North. War is rarely an agreeable pastime to the engaged. But we must never forget that what the theologians might call an operative desire for peace is only to be created in the hearts of a people fairly at war by the evident triumph or the evident hopelessness of their cause. We of the North ought not to and cannot desire peace it is plainly established either we have reduced the South to submission, or that we are unable to carry on the war any longer. We may be sure that the South will not desire peace on terms honorable to us, until she has been compelled so to do; and it would be childish to pretend that we have yet brought her to this state. The Southern dreams still reign supreme in the Southern heart. Whatever symptoms we may perceive in particular sections of the South of exhaustion or weariness should not delude us as to the central fact, while three hundred thousand men in arms conllude to confront our forces from the Potomac to the Mississippi. When the South talks of peace now, she talks of a peace to be purchased by the surrender of all for which we have been fighting, by the abolition of the Union, and by the supremacy of slavery from the Chesapeake to the Rio Grande. If the Northern friends of peace at any price attempt to persuade the people into the possibility of any other peace than this, at this time, they are either ignorantly or willfully misleading those who hear them, and betraying their country to its fall.

The political meetings at the North.

We continue our accounts of the political meetings at the North. Another Republican meeting was held in New York on the 21 instant, at which resolutions were adopted stigmatizing the Democratic State ticket as ‘"the representative of treason at the North."’ The Star Spangled Banner, and a celebrated negro retrain called ‘"Old Shandy," ’ having been sung, Mr. Horace Greeley took the stand:

Mr. Greeley said he had not met three men together since the emancipation proclamation who were not happy. Europe had seen both the North and South fighting to sustain slavery, and could see no difference between us. But the issue was now between the Union and slavery, and slavery must go down. [Applause] Every man must admit that our chances of success are greater than they were before the proclamation. We had begun to strike our enemy in his weakest point. Perhaps the President waited longer than he should, [laughter,] but that very hesitancy gave the measure finally its fullest force. He did not believe there was one man in the Cabinet who did not think that, if we put down the rebellion, we must put down slavery. There never was a moment since the war began when there was not a tendency to give the contest this aspect. He had the utmost confidence in our success. The rebels had exhausted the goods they bought of the New York merchants in 1860 and cheated them out of in 1861. [Laughter.] He did not believe the rebels were getting many supplies from Europe, for they were bad paymasters at best, and this was not their best time [Laughter and applause.]

He believed that by next spring we should be a united, free and happy people. [Applause.] He believed that the South would try and patch up a peace before January. The English, who saw nothing but defeat for us, forgot that we were reinforcing the Army of the Potomac with 600,000 men. Our army was stronger than the rebels, in its intelligence and its capacity. [Applause.] As to the President's proclamation, we heard predictions that the army wouldn't stand it — the officers would resign. He didn't see it. [Laughter.] Where was the man who had resigned? There were some whom he washed would resign, but didn't. The proclamation simplified the work of the Convention. It told them to be hold and strong. They nominated a man who had believed in the sentiments of the proclamation for a year past, and they thought his nomination the beat plan of sustaining the President. [Applause.] The proclamation was radical yesterday — it is conservative to-day.--He believed they would get more Democratic votes than if we had nominated a Democrat for Governor. Mr. Seymour says the Republicans cannot carry on the Government, and that it got the country into difficulty. Who got it in difficulty? Mr. Lincoln found the Government in difficulty, the army surrendered and the navy scattered. We were in such a state of anarchy, that he, (the speaker,) standing behind Mr. Lincoln at the time of his inauguration, expected momentarily to hear the bullet of the assassin who would kill the President.--But our Government had now better credit, with $600,000,000 of debt, than it had under Democratic rule without any debt. [Applause.] The Democratic rebellion made the debt. Let the Secession Democrats call of the war dogs and the debt would stop. [Applause.] He counseled the most cordial support of the Union Democrats, and said that he believed that the Syrathes candidates might carry not only the State, but the city of New York, with a triumphant and overwhelming majority. [Applause.]

Hon. Henry J. Raymond followed, in a speech of considerable length, reviewing the position of the North at the present crisis, and showing the necessity of sustaining the Republican Union, ticket in the State, and defeating the Seymour Secession ticket, in order to sustain the Government and put down the rebellion. Mr. Raymond cordially endorsed the emancipation proclamation of the President as a military necessity, and said that, so far from claiming us for it, the rebels ought to thank us for giving them a chance to save slavery by resuming their allegiance. The rebels had no more right to demand that we should not use that weapon of welfare than they had to say we should substitute pop-guns for rifled cannon. [Applause and laughter.] As for what Europe thought of the proclamation, he had caused to trouble himself about it.--[Applause and laughter.] England stood ready to take any side of any question in order to injure this country. Mr. Roebuck stated the true reason of this feeling when he said that it was jealousy of our growing power; and in that statement Mr. Mosburk fully represented the British people. All we asked was for Europe to let us alone, and we would take care that Europe did let us alone England might upbraid us for being slow, out she should remember the history of the Crimes They forget the battle of Alma, on September 14, and didn't capture Sebastopol until a year afterward, and after losing more men than they originally landed. We had fought better than the Allies in the Crimes, and should fight it out regardless of what Europe said [Applause.] Our first duty in sustaining the Government was to sustain its friends in the State canvass — the nominees of the Syracuse Convention on the 24th inst. He closed with an eulogy upon the American flag.

After an address from Mr. Francis Lambert, the meeting adjourned.

The difficulty with Gen. Sigel.

The Washington Star announces officially that Gen. Sigel but requested to be relieved from his command. This man is, next to the leader of the German in the United States.

with the failure to assign to his corps certain regiments recently raised which the Governors of the States in which they were raised promised to pend to him. No such agreement or arrangement between those functionaries and Gen. Sigel could be binding on the Department, which must necessarily assign troops as they come into the service just where the exigencies of the moment require them most imperatively. We are persuaded that a little reflection will open the eyes of Gen. S. to this fact, as well as to the further fact that the President and War Department have at all times done every possible thing to gratify him. The trouble between them forcibly illustrates first, the embarrassments to the service growing out of the interference of Governors — acting as such with the disposition of troops raised for the public rather than be commanded by any particular General, and, also, the worse than folly of disposing of troops to any other end whatever than that of using them as and where they can for the time being best subserve the cause for which they were brought into the service.

We may not inappropriately remark that the Governors lately here are also understood to have virtually assumed the right not only thus to assign the troops, but, in more than one the Generals, in the way of insisting that one should have this command, another that commend, and that others should be removed from their command, &c., &c. All this is in exact keeping with the doings of the political leaders that have, up to this time, brought so many delays and reverses on our guns.

It will be readily perceived that to permit the Governors of States to assign troops to special officers, would be virtually conceding to them the right to make or unmake General son command.

A band of thirty or forty marauders, stragglers and deserters from, and camp followers of, our army, are roaming over portions of London and Fairfax counties, insulting, maltreating, and plundering citizens with impurity. We trust that Gen. Banks will promptly send after them a body of cavalry with instructions to shoot or hang them on the spot where caught.

Just prior to the visit paid to Warrenton by our forces, the Confederate authorities in anticipation of the away every negro in the neighborhood, slave or free, to a portion of

The Northern Episcopal Convention.

The opening discourse of this body, which is still in session at New York, was delivered by Bishop McCloskey, of Michigan.

He began by observing that this was a sad day. Our country was now engaged in an unhappy contest. He referred to the last general convention of the Church and the happy hours which the brothen of the Church then enjoyed the only dark shade in the picture being the threat of disunion, which also threatened to forever divide a united Church.

He then proceeded to observe that our country was now contending with one of he most devastating rebellions that ever cursed a nation. He said he would view some of the causes of this crisis.--he would not undertake to consider the political causes. We had, as a nation, by pride and vain boasting. With an our boasting of religions belief there was, verify less real religion in this than in my nation prot to be Christian, in the world. The name of God was profaned the Sabbath was desecrated. Our intellectual men have become refined, religious philosophers. It was no wonder that, in the midst of such a state of things, men sought out methods to avoid the offence of their own actions, and that God's judgments should fall upon us. Corruption had become so common that it was now a matter of course. There were to-day thousands crying to God crying against the practices which have brought all this offering upon us.

The false teachings of the Church were largely responsible for the present religious condition of our people. Professor ministers of religion had misled the people, and the influence of their work had reached to the uttermost corners of our country. This Church had in the of this rebellion withstood the temptation. Every battle-field has arrested the purity of her teachings. Her ministers, with fewest possible exceptions, have remained faithful to the trust and teaching of the Church. This was the only spot left where the passions were not roused, where the breasts of men had not been torn with political strike, where the hearts of men had not been torn by pulpit appeals.

The Church must rouse at this crisis and present the grand antidote to the evil which had been so thoroughly prevalent so free to prevail. There never was a time when the energies of the Church were more loud called for. Already the Church has preserved religion pure and holy and its had not been filled with panderers to public favor. She must continue what she had been, the great conservative element in the nation.

The communion service was conducted by Bishops Remper, of Wisconsin, De Laucey, of Western New York; Whittington of Maryland; Bishopric king of Vermont, and others. The large congregation participated in the communion.

The right reverend clergy then returned to the House of Bishops, where they organized by electing the Rev. Dr. Creek, of Kentucky, president, and the Rev. Dr. Kendall, of Boston secretary.

The Convention held its fourth daily session on Saturday. The attendance was large, and a question of the forms of the Rubric, and of special prayer in reference to the present national emergency led to protracted and animated debates.--The feature of the session was the address of Hon. Horatin Seymour candidate for the Governorship of New York, who while favoring a special form of prayer, adjured the Convention to deal gently with their absent brethren of the South, in view of an early possible reconciliation. Rev. Dr. Hawks also very forcibly showed the Church to be not of this world nor affected in its essence by worldly dissections. Numerous resolutions pledging the loyalty of the Convention, and its support of all measures aimed at the rebellion, were referred to appropriate committees, instructed to report on Thursday next.

The red flannel badge.

The following paragraph is from the Baltimore American:

‘ Some time since the lamented General Kearney ordered his officers to wear, sewed on their caps, a square bit of red flannel, that he might the more easily recognise them. They have determined to adopt this red badge as an honorary distinction, and their now commander General Stoneman, approves of it. Field and staff officers wear it on the crown of their caps, line officers on the front of their caps, and privates on the right side. In the next fight in which they may be engaged, Kearney's men, with their badge, will avenge their beloved commander.

The New York Stock Market.

The New York Herald, of the 6th, says there was no abatement of speculative excitement on Saturday, and adds:

‘ At the first board there was an advance of 3 per cent in Missouri 6 s, and 2 per cent. in Erie old, other descriptions being firm at the highest quotations of Friday evening. In the afternoon there was a rush to realize profits which led to a decline of 2 per cent. in Erie preferred, ½ in Illinois Central, and 1a1½ in other active shares. After this decline new buyers came in, and the market closed firm at an advance of ½a1 per cent. from the lowest prices of the day. An active demand for money was created by the speculation in stocks, and the regular lenders on stocks disposed of all their means at an early hour at 5 per cent., after which some loans were effected at 6. Exchange closed at 135½, gold rose to 12¼ and demand notes to 119¼.


The latest letters from Mississippi represent the national loss in the battle of Lukas at 148 killed, 170 wounded, and 94 missing. Total 312. The loss of the enemy was at least 1,200 in killed and wounded, and 1,000 prisoners, among whom were Col. Mabree. First Texas Legion, Lieutenant-Colonel Gilmore, commanding Third Louisiana infantry; seven Captains and eighteen Lieutenants.

Gen. George W. Morgan, with his entire force in good health, and with all his artillery and trains, arrived at Greensburg, Ky., on the Ohio river, fifteen miles from Portsmouth, on Friday evening.

An affray occurred in New York Sunday morning between a number of white men and negroes, which resulted in the killing of one white man and the seriously wounding of another. Before the police arrived on the spot the negroes succeeded in making their escape.

Col. Jadd, of the 106th New York infantry, now stationed at New Creek, Virginia, has been taken to Wheeling, having manifested symptoms of insanity.

The Quakers of Illinois are to be subject to the draft, and those who are drafted are to fall in or pay two hundred dollars each.

The Governor of Ohio has ordered that the ministers of the Gospel in charge of regular congregations shall be exempt from the draft.

Sixty men employed in Colt's armory were among the drafted soldiers in Hartford. The Government ordered their discharge from the military service, and sent them back to the armory.

There were one hundred and seventeen deaths in New Orleans during the week ending on the 21st ult., and one of the persons deceased was one hundred and seventeen years old.

Fifty-nine men are all that remain of the Second Wisconsin regiment, that left the Stole but little over a year ago nearly eleven hundred strong.

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