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An Insult to the flag Avenged. A butternut meeting was held at Barnesville, Belmont County, Ohio, and before the speeches were made the faithful had a procession, in which they carried a flag with seven stars, and a string of butternuts appended. A soldier belonging to the Third Ohio infantry, named Brackley Machanna, upon seeing this, armed himself with a large butcher knife, and cut the flag in pieces, and daring any man to speak against the National Government, also inflicting a severe wound on the side of the face of the man carrying the disloyal emblem. The mass of the people there assembled were completely terrified by the threats of the brave fellow. This man deserves high promotion for his deed of valor, and we hope that he may be justly rewarded.--Columbus (0.) Fact,
A severe Sufferer. An old German gentleman, by the name of George Gerwig, who resides in Braxton County, arrived in this city yesterday, having in charge an insane daughter, en route for the insane asylum at Columbus, Ohio. Mr. Gerwig is seventy-two years of age, and is a thoroughly loyal man. He owns in Braxton County six thousand three hundred acres of land. During the last raid, the rebels robbed him of sixty head of cattle, nine horses, four hundred bushels of dried peaches, a large lot of hay, and, in fact, every thing he had. There is scarcely a good fence upon the farm, and the accumulated wealth of twenty-five years has been destroyed and cast to the winds. He has two sons in the Union army. The boy who was killed by Kuhl and others about a year ago was an adopted son of Mr. Gerwig's. It will be recollected that Kuhl and his companions caught the boy in a field, and cut his head off with a scythe, for which they were court-martialed and hung at Sutton. The daughter who