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BEADI-fVa THE LIST. '■ Is there any news of the war "?'' she said, "Only a list oftbe wounded aud dead,'' \V'as the man's reply, Without lifting hia eye To the face of the woman standingby. " Tis tbe very thing that J want," she Baid ; •' Read me a list of tbe wounded and dead," lie read her the list—'twas a sad array Of the wounded and killed in the fatal fray ; In lbe verv mulst was a pause to tell (":[' a r.iilla'nt youth, who had fought SO well Tii-'. his command asked. '-Who is he, pray? " The only son of the widow Gray,31 War- the proud reply Of his Captain nigh." What ails lbe woman standing near ? Her face lias the ashen hue of tear! 1 counterfeit their own papers are filled with ex- the South. Those were great advantages, and the ■ tracts credited to the Richmond papers. Thus the North waxed hit and strong upon them. Their \ie.*i ^uing men there still seek to deceive their own correlatives wero wanting to the South—for tbe ! people and tbe world. i South could sell dearer and buy cheaper in other Tliey boast of this as one of their " cute Yankee ' countries*, tricks/' They are a curious set. | Twelve millions of such customers as inhabit The Yankees in this war have equaled the Chi- I the South are enough to make any people rich' jnese in falsehoods. Their Generals lie to their', nnd they are such as no nation can afford to lose- |soldiers, to one nnother, and to their government. I But let secession bo acknowledged as an accom- land their government to the world. j Pushed fact, and the North will lose ber prefer- About a month ago the heart of all Yankeedom j ence, this trade and these customers, with all the 1 was made to rejoice over the reported capture by j benefits derived from their political association KOHLER & FBOIltilNG'S GAIFORNIA WINE BITTER!! AS TO DELICIOUS TASTE AND FINE FLA- vor, produced by a proper combination ol good and wholesome herbs, this Bitters is superior to any now iu the market. It creates appetite, and is a digestive, free from any ingredients so injurious to the health, as are contained iu Vermouth, Absynthe, etc- KOHLER & FROIILING-. j 1.-29 City Hall, Main at., Los Angeles. ndo- quic . thev i "Well, well, read on; is he 0 Godl but mj near! :s POT ■'■ Is be wounded ? no! he ft Killed outlight on lhat fatal dav I" But Bee ! the woman ha*> swooned away ! Sadly she opened her e**?ea to the light; Slowly recalled the event of the fight; Faintly she murmured, '-Killed outright: It bas cost, the life of my only son ; But the battle is fought and tho victory won; The will of the Lord, let it. be donel God pity the cheerless widow Gray, And send from the halls of Eternal Day— Tlie light of His peace to illume her way! Pope, of ten thousand men and fifteen thousaud stand of arms from Beauregard's rear ; wheu these I ten thousand prisoners, with the fifteen thousand 'stand ol arms, had no moro existence in reality j than Falstafl's men in buCKram. A friend of mine , brought up Beauregard's rear. He waited and of- j tered Pope battle, but Pope made no attack except ■ upon a trai-n of cars with a few sick. with us. Itis, therefore, uot for tho negro, but solely on account of pecuniary and selfilsh considerations, that the North is waging this war. She is vainly seeking to compel us to renew an association that we abhor. Hitherto we bave acted purely on the defensive. We have not sought to invade tbeNorth, but panoplied in the triple armor of a just cause, we .oo a train of cars with a few sicli. p_tuupue< You recollect that Lincoln reported to hia Con- have stood still, und ever since the battle of Manas - fA—Mi-tnt-H looked on while thi | gross last December that he bad an army of (107,000 aaa—now B year ago-quielly looked on while the t uen already raised to "crush out the rebellion;" CQemy rojpea his armies and completed hia pre- and tbat France and England were asked to wait parationf, for lho War in hta own way. Having , ninety days, when they should have plenty of cot- a<fi}tt0yea hh u graild armyi)« we AM now 0arry the war into Africa, I hope, compelling him to withdraw bis forces from our borders, and to sue A. BUSWEUL & CO, Book Binders, Paper Rulers, and Blank Book Manufacturers 517 Clay and 51-4 Commercial streets, between Montgomery and Sansome, San Francisco, Blanks, Way Bills, Bill Heady, Brief Paper, &< Ruled to order, at the shortest notice. Blank Books Ruled, Bound, and Printed to order. Old Books Rebound, Orders from the country by letter or express, promptly attended to. a-iteC .ing re- reaaed t< Itctter from M. **■ Maory. The London Hei aid publishes the folio* marki-.ble letter from M. P. Maury, add Admiral de Chalxuitie, of the French navy, giving gome uurloua statements of the condition of tbe rebels, and admitting that Manassas could have bean taken by tbo Federal forceB had an earlier attack been made : My Goon Friend :— Your excellent letter of An. gust last bas reached me only now. Notwithstanding its long tarrying by tho -way. I hasten to thank you with all my heart, aud to assure you that ita kind words and generous sentiments bave lost none of their force by lhe lapse ol time, I hope you will not think me insensible to the honors with which you tell me I would be welcomed In Europe, if, at, present, I appear deaf lo your assurance of their high import. It is true that the role which, up to this time, I have been permitted to ploy In tbe great drama which my country is enacting before tho world, Ib humble. Bt ill our cause is just: to me the blood of my children has consecrated it, it is precious to my heart. All I have and all I own are in it therefore I prefer to tarry here—a refugee from my home and my little ones—watching and waiting. That we have no navy is also true. Nevertheless, something may turn up. Chance may throw opportunity in my way. If so, here I am in place; and here I prefer to tarry, content to wait upon events, and patiently to bide my time. It has now been but little more than a year since this war wqb forced upon us. We, on our pari, bad to commence it without en army, without a navy, and even without a governmental organization. On tbo other hand, the enemy, surrounded with all the appliances of war, and complete in his organization, arranged his legions for battle, and rejoiced in his strength. Wo found ourselves, purely an agricultural peo. pie, cut off from the world and suddenly thrown upon our own resources, while he was backed by all tho appliances that the workshops of Europe could supply, or that commerce could furnish.— Notwithstanding this, our people bravely resolved to withdraw from all political association with the North, and to accept the consequences, be they what they may. There was no haste, coercion, or intimidation about this move. Never was the popular will more fairly expressed than when the Southern people uttered their voices for secession. Our enemies have sought to make tho imprcs- Bion abroad that the reverse was the case; that this so called rebellion was hatched by a faction, and is led by a few fire eaters. No such thing,— We were pushed into it, all unprepared as we were, by the tyranny aud tho usurpations and the | factions of the North. In every Southern State the people were regularly consulted on the question of separation from theNorlh. They expressed their opinions freely, and after full deliberation ; and never were people more unanimous at any ballot box than were ours for instant, complete and eternal separation from tbeNorth; and that, too, at the instant, all unprepared as they were. There is now no Union feeling in the South ; but the Yankees would fain have you believe tbat thero is. It is a fact not generally known abroad, but 1 may state it now, that when the war commenced and even after we had assembled an army in tbe field, such was the want of preparation, and such was the lack of munitions of war on our part, tbat Now let us inquire where that army is, for I have never been able to mako it out. You know that we have never pretended to have on our side more than 400,000 men in the field at any one time, and that in every advance that Lincoln has attempted lo make upon ue be has beeu .brought standstill, or driven back as soon as he parted from his ships and gunboats. Neither Hunter in Georgia, nor Benbam in South | Carolina, nor Burnside in North Carolina, have found themselves in sufficient force to advance against us. Halleck had to be called with his army from Missouri fo reinforce Buell so as to enable him to advance upon Beauregard at Corinth^ where we have held the two armies in check for months. Butler has not force enough to venture out of New Orleans, and our Jackson, with an army all told ot uot over 21,000, drove the Yankee j Banks out ofthe valley of the Shenandoah two or three weeks ago. With this smalt force he created such a panic in Washington lhat Lincoln called ont the militia by telegraph to defend his capital. He also called General Fremont with his "division" from tho mountain, and McDowell with bis from Rappahannock, to reinforce Banks, and hold in check this handful of Confederates, while McClellan with his " grand army," has been chased from IVich- ioikI. Either we are superior to the Yankees in prowess as two to one, or tbey lost in thia war since December last not leas than a quarter of a million jof men; orthe "universal Yankee nation''has attempted a fraud upon the Governments of Europe by misleading them as to the extent of the preparations to "crush out" tho so called rebellion in 90 days. Moreover, in all of our engagements with the enemy, he claims that we outuumber him. r How cun this be with his 067,000 agaiust onr impended ■100.000? '""" """*' Where are these 667,000 men? I cannot ac- | count for more than 400,000. It is true tli at we have inflicted many and heavy losses upon the enemy in what he has proclaimed to you as victories. But, great as these losses have been, they do not account fjr tho difference between 667,000 and ■100,000. Actum est de Republico. The Union is gone and the sooner the world addresses itself to that i fact the better it will bo for humanity and com-j m<_rce. Most that Europe knows of us has been learned 1 through Yankee sources, and I have taken up your precious time with this disgusting recita' merely to disabuse your mind of any Yankee falsehoods that may have found a lodgment there, -jd to give you practical illustration of tbc despicable character of the people with whom, unfortunately, we find ourselves embroiled, and from whose association wc wish to withdraw. I pass by Butler's infamous proclamation at New Orleans, and the arming our slaves against our wives and children, to tell yon of a Yankee " " jflnement upon savage barbarity that we have to contend with for pence. But peace is very difficult at present, I admit; ,.i the'North reason has lost ita sway over the mind of tbe people, aud tbe judgment of theii rulers has been taken away. In the South passions run high. Therefore, in tho present temper ofthe two peoples it would be impossible just now 1 for them to agree upon the preliminary step to i any lasting peace, vi?, : the adjustment of bounda-| We are, therefore, drifting into a war of exhaustion. There are rumors of an armed intervention from your side ; but upon what basis this intervention is to take place the many tongued dame has not deigned to enlighten us. Any such intervention cannot but work mischievously if It fail to recognize the rights of the people in the disputed States oi Delaware, Maryland, Kentucky and Missouri freely and fairly to decide for themselves whether they will cast their lot with the North or the South. Neither can it be supposed that intervention would recognize any dismemberment of present States. With us it is not a war of conquest, but a war for a principle which is dear to every French heart — a principle by which your Emperor sits upor great throne—the right of every people to b. jj./erned in their own way. The strong arm o mighty nations may force a peace upon some otbei basis, but any such peace will prove a hollov F. X. EAST, AGRHT OP A. SEIBEIUICH, BOOT & SHOE MANUFACTURER, ^^^^^^^_| OF 1*UIT,AI)ELFHU, ^^^^ Wni-eStonsi, '^1'": CnlSfbrnla street, "below Bn.ttci.-y stveet, W«u TTE-Miiclseo. Constantly on hand, a large assorted stock of Gentlemen's, Ladies, Misses, and Children's Wear, I Of superior quality ; also, French Calf Boot Legs and Boot, Fronts. F. X. K.AST, Sole Agent, for California. j^il3"*Coun try Orders promptly attended to. There hi one error Enrope vi< Whe 7 at leas .gland li need al media,- I Europi Mmm& i 1 : , (Successors to Hawkliurst &Son,) IMPOBTEES AND DEALERS IS WOOD AND WILLOW WARE mj|*fl AKD MAStJFACTURKES OF i Brooms, Pails, Tubs, Washboards, Churns, &c, 'BA^EEEEEAEEAEEAEIE SUMMONS. In the District Court of tl). First JnttlolaJ bistrict of tlie State ot" California, in and tor tbe County of Los Angeles. R. E. 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Furnish all kinds of help for Families, Hotels, Farmers, Mining Companies, Mills, Factories, Shops ''"Also have a Real Estate Agency, and attend to business in that line. M1! ^DIS.. JtLX>03AX*HCTJS' Anti-Bl«eiimatic Cordial andUealth Kestorative had committed th onr industry is Ii tain classes in Fr cause to rue it, e. kely to pr and I _,^^^^^^^ ifMinislersdonot, roivo that the blockade oflbrd lrrrgemcnt to homo manufac- The energies of the peopb ¥" iia i To shoot wilh poisoned arrows 13 universally admitted to he both savage and barbarous, but our men hava been shot with explosive bullets. Imagine a Minnie bullet to bo cut in tw~o transversely, and a I wire to be inserted axially through the front half1 of the cone ; the other part is then hollowed out iuto a cup, filled with fulminate or some other explosive preparation, and theu securely fitted into the front part, and in such a manner that when, the ball strikes the wire is driven back, and so by percussion explodes the ball inside the wounded man. Ib not that, think you, equal to the poisoned a was the lack of munitions of war on our part, that I*" — ' there was not only not a percussion cap machine row? There can be no mistake about it, for I have in the Confederacy, but wheu the army of Manas- seen the missile itself, and would send you one ii I - . Innnlcl find a safe conveyance for the dangerous As for the preservation, ruction ot the Union, it j. Laying aside all qui id prowess between the is simply an impossible siio-:; of military pever ere hatred of one for thi on., to every intelligei vely observed'tho event ive developed themselv it being who has ntten- _ ot the contest as thej 3S, is enough to destroj 1 hopes for any such un Harmony between the) le-neonle are essential t( States, good will amGnj i any such reconstructs UK. ABOTsPHUS. Agent for Jjos Angeles, Dr. II. K. MYLES. ^^H SCOVIT_T_>S © J%.1tMM3e»^.'m-1 U"j A STILLINGIA, BLOOD AND LIVEE SYRTO- trine holds good ment rests on th : that, every ri sent of the go could Ond a Bafe conveyance for the dan« thing. The true aim of savage warfare is to ki and murder—of civilized, to wound and disable.- Which is it that the Yankees are waging ? The negro is not, as lho Yankees would have th world to believe, the cause or the object of the : g The tariff and hatred of the Yankee charac- ' ter—they are the true cau?es. They are a nation of shopkeepers aod pedlars, and under pretext of raising revenue to maintain the Government, Southern industry was taxed to support Yankee workshops. With this they waxed fat and grew insolent, until their insolence became unbearable. We chose no longer to submit to their nil ..L.s took up its position it had only four rounds to the man. Had the enemy joined battle with us there a few weeks sooner than he did, wc should, for the want of percussion cap?, have had to quit the Held or fight him entirely with the bayonet. But seo what we havo accomplished iu the way of preparation. At'this moment the great army of tho North, said to be the most superb with equipments that the world ever saw—an army which we have stood still and permitted the enemy to raise and discipline and to briog against us at leisure—that grand army, before which our capital was to fall and our people succumb, is now driven from its trenches, routed and flying before ■• - ~ our braves, armed some with flint locks, some with Bf> sought simply to withdraw from all poi fowling pieces, some with percussion?, and all of association with them, idvers patterns, just as we could fabricate or make Wfi ask nothing of and scrape tbem together. The fighting and fleeing hai. been goin» on since yesterday week. In all probability you and the whole of Europe will first bear of it as a great Yankee victory, for your first Intelligence ol it will be from the North. Happily for the cause of truth, you in Europe arc beginniag to find tlie Yankees out, and to understand their mendacious proclivities. They know it, aod have recently tresortcd to anew dodge. You bavu oeaeed to believe their news- papere, and havo began to find out that their representations oi the Soothera cause, of Southern prowess, sentiments and feelings arc not to be depended upon, so they now send you what purport to be Southern papers ; but they are counterfeits printed at the North. Tbey will take one of our Richmond papers, for instance, duplicate its form and typo, copy its ad atthe to wh1 nd lolioitade. In oss. Nothing this is an ansi igtou. ,er proud . left.Waat^ I am rather proud of th you tell mc have heen heaped upon me North. Ton generously denounce them, shows that I am of some importance still eyes of the Yankees. They have offered a for my head, and classed me among the ch els in the cause of civil liberty ; and so th PASTURE. THE undersigned informsPthe citizens of Los Angeles county, that ho has one of the best Pastures in the county, and has an abundance ol water, corals and (.tabling, attached to same, with all the varieties of clever und grass, both green : and dry, and solicits public patronage, at tbe low We ask nothing of them. All we want is sii to be left and let alone ; and the simple fact they should attempt to force us to remain in polHI- honored me with a pb cal association with them is proof enough as to the of whom our Washing inequality of benefit which the old Uniou confer- i greatest and the be3t jred upon the two sections.' The fuss and turmoil that I contend. about slavery is merely incidental in this unhappy Adieu, my friend, and let me hear from 3 date of affairs. In most of the Northern States it f and believe me yours, most truly, fought for, for I'v.taaei:, 'I'.:.-:.in:at;; r.:- ir,rm atn.i type, uuiiy u» uu- i --- vertiscmenlH, fill its reading columns with their In tho handling of own inventions, give it the Richmond imprint.; tors and Northern sh ,,. against the law to come there. They will not allow a negro from the South to come among them. After supplying tbeNorth with whatever they required ot our produce, and buying of the North on their own terms, whatever we required of their manufactures, there remained annually to the South a quantity of surplus produce which rcquir rid 20,000 ships and more than 200,000 seamen to carry abroad and distribute among the markets of -orld. produco Northern fac ^^^^^^^^^ M. P. MAURY. Viscount do Chabanno, Admiral French Navy Paris. Chicago, Sept. 24th.—The Acting Commissioner of Indian Affairs has issued a card stating that from information received and deemed reliable, he considers it his duty to warn people contemplating oroKsIng the Plains thia fall, to Utah and the Pacific Coast, that there is good reason to apprehend %3t' Horned Cattle not received. E. W. SQUIRE! Loe Angeles, August 1G, 1802. Gi hostilities on the part of the Bannocks, Shoshoncs and Snakes, as well as the Indiana upon the Plums tnis prouueo iioriuerii mo-i and along Platte river. iwu(B««u>iuug, fc,"*-; »« «.« «..v«-.» „,.....,,... ipping did the principal part. Our cavalry captured four hundred and fifty md '-fi-.nd it abroad a bona fide Southern paper, | Besides this, the laws of the Union gave the North rebels at Georgetown (on a branch of the Elkhorn, wbicb A-y-i will be sure to believe. From thisltho preference over all the world in the markets of|0ighteon miles from Erankfort.) 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THOM , Attorney and Counsellor at Law LOS ANGELES. Office in Pico Buildings, Spring street. jyr. DR. J. C.WELSH, PHYSICIAN AND 8.U B. CUB © JV, Office, CITY DRV a STORE, Main street. Los Angeles. Office hoars, 9 to 12, M and 2 to 9, P.M. August 1, 1859. HOTELS. BELLA UNION HOTEL, LOS AMOEL.ES. JOHN KI1VG & HENRY HAMMEL, THE SUBSCRIBERS having leased the above named Hotel, wt.ih to assure their friends and the travelling public that they will endeavor to keep the Bella Union what it has always been, THK .REST HOTEL IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. Families can be accommodated with large, airy room.*!, or emits of rooms, well furnished.] The Bills of Fare shall be inferior to none in the State. AU tlie Stages io and from Lo-s Angeies arrive at and depart from thiB Hotel. Tine Bar anil Billiard Saloons shall receive the most strict attention, and the patrons shall find that this house will be carried on as a first class Hotel on^lit to be. ' Los Angeles, May 31, 1862. UNITED STATES HOTEL. 3Vt£ti:o. Street, Los Angeles. THE SUBSCRIBER hav : above establishment, be^i ■ form tht! public that he h , refurnished it tli rough nut g leased tin eaveto iu- refitted and and that J:':Eifir " C"_ will be conducted iu Hie very best style. The table will be liberally supplied with everything the market affords, and every care will be taken to make theUNlTED .STATES HOTEL a comfortable home for boarders. Attached to the Hotel, is a BAR, where the best of liquors and cigars are kept. Terms moderate, to suit the times. Miners coming from or to the mines of Hoi- combe, Potosi, Mohave or San Gabriel, wiil find this a convenient place to meet their friend", or to obtain desirable information. Los Angeles, December 7th, 1862.—tf H. STA3SF0RT R. T. HAYES, M. D,, PHYSICIAN and STJKGEON, Tenders hie services to the citizens of Los Angeles. OiBcc—Apotliecarles' Ilnll, Residence of Dr. Hayes- Fort street. box th« Post Office -McLaren s House, octlfi S. & A. LAZARD, IMPORTERS, And Wholesale and Retail Dealers in Froiicli, Knglisli and American Hry Goods. Corner of Melius Row, Los Angeles. 1 C2 PHINEAS BANNING, FOKWA11D1NG- and COMMISSION AGENT, New Sau Pedro and Los Angeles. The following elegant and beautiful lines, (rom the pen of Charles ilackay, are rarely equaled : How many thoughts I gave thee ! Come hither on the grass, And if thou'lt count unfailing The green blades as we pass. Or the leaves that sigh and tremble, To the sweet wind of the west, Or the rippling oftlie river, Or the sunbeams on its breast, Fil count the thoughts I give thee, My beautiful, my blest! How manyjoya I owe thee, Come sit wbere seas ruD high, And count the heaving billows That break on the shore and die— Or grains ofeand they fondle When the storms are overblown, Or the pearls iu the deep sea caveins, Or the stars in the milky zone, Ami I'll count lhe joy*: I owe thee, My beuutiful, my own! And how much lovo I proffer! Come scoop tbe ocean dry, Or weigh in thy tiny balance The star-ships of the sky— Or twine around thy fingers The sunlight streaming wide, Or fold it in thy bosom, While the world is dark beside, Amu I'll tell bow much I love thee, My beautiful, my bride! er obligation upon the public mind to be watehTul and outspoken. The press, as the chief organ of public opinion, cau uo longer shrink from its duty iu expressing and enforcing that opinion. We believe that if it jM'-ncy l the )i-U. draw F. F. RAMIHEZ, NOTARY PUKAJ.C, Office with J. II. Gitchell, Esq., Temple's Block. French, English, nnd Spanish Translated CollecAtona Made, &c. A. LEMMAS?. PLAIN AND ORNAMENTAL SIGN PAIOTTXEiTG, CARRIAGE PAWTIRG, &6. Inquire at Jonx Golleb's Shop. augl SAMUEL ARBUCKLE, AUCTIONEER ANO COMMISSION MERCHANT, Salcsa'ooJBi iii Temple's Bloclt, , MAIN STREET. Strict attention given to all business. Commissions solicited. Los Angeles, May 17, 1862. €OLOHABO MIMES FERRY at PROVIDENCE POINT. WARRINGER & BRADSTUW HAVE ESTABLISHED A FERRY on the Col oraclo river, at the place named Providence Point, the termination of the straight liue of travel from Los Angeles City. A good and substantial boat will be on the station by the 16th June, capable of carrying passengers and freight; and as soon thereafter as possible a large ferry boat will be put on, capable of supplying all the requirements of ihe public. Los Angeles. June 14, 1862. Saddlery, Harness-Making, UPHOLSTERY WAREHOUSE, X.OS ANGELES STKEET, In front of Commercial. h. heFnsgh, RESPECTFULLY informs the public, that be ie constantly supplied wilh everything in the UPHOLSTERY line of business, and will give his attention to the execution of all orders with wbich he may be favored. Being a practical workman, lie makes Mud-esses, of" nil "kliuis, Stws and Lays Cm-pets, Hangs Curtains, and Decorating Rooms. PAPER HANGING carefully executed, and CEILINGS neatly put up. SPRING MATRBSSES MADE TO ORDER. AIbo, having two of the largest sized Sewing Machines, he is enabled to execute all orders in that line. Bags and sacks made on lowest terms. In the department of SADDLE and HARNESS making, he will execute any order, having materials ou hand. AU work guaranteed to give satisfaction. H. HEINSCH. Los Angeles, July 26,1862. WATTS' NERVOUS ANTIDOTE, ANO PHYSICAL RESTORATIVE. TIIE MEDICAL WONDER OF THE AGE.— The most powerful and wonderful medicine ever discovered. "Watts' Nervous Antidote Has cured, and will cure, more cases of nervous disorders than any other known remedy. . "Watts**- Nervous Antidote Has and will cure Nervous Headache, Giddiness, Painting, Paralysis, Extreme Debility, Neuralgia, Chronic and Inflammatory Rheumatism, Toothache &C. &c. "Watts' Nervous Antidote Ib an effectual remedy for Wakefulness. Itssooth- ing and quieting influence is remarkable. "Watts' Nervous Antidote "Will cure Delirium Tremens, Nervous Trembling, Epilepsy, Twitching of tho Facial Nerves, Convulsions, and Pulmonary complaints. Watts1 Nervous Antidote Will act upon that state of the nervous system which produces Depression of Spirits. Anxiety of Mind, Mental Debility, Hysterics, &o, and is so wonderful in rejuvenating premature old age, and correcting decrepitude brought on by excessive indulgence, tbat nothing but a trial can convince the patient of its qualities. It is not an excitant but a strengthener, purely vegetable and harmless; like a skillful architect begins by laying a Arm foundation, and gradually but incessantly adds strength and vigor until nothing is left unfinished. For sale at petail by all Druggists. jyl93m KELLY &, VINCENT, HOUSE, SIGN, AND CARRIAGE PAINTING, Temple's RloCk, Mali* street, JLos Angeles. ^ HIGKS & GABSO^ii DEALERS IN STOVES, Manufacturers of All .Kiuds TIN, SHEET MM, AMD COPPER W ARE. JOB W0SK DONE TO ORDER. WITH NEATNESS AND DISPATCH. Constantly on band, All Kinds of Hollow Ware, Pumps &c. Arc. Ltc. BACHMAS'S BUILDI1.G, LOS ANGELES STREET. S-A.33X5Xj,3I!rL-K"_ M. MON TET, AL.ISO STREET, In BEAUDJRV's BRICK BUILDING. HAS the honor lo announce to the Public, that he still carries on bis business at the old stand, as above, aod having in his employment competent workmen, he is prepared to execute all orders with which he may be favored, in the Manufacturing of PIneHariiess,CnrrlngeRcpnlrlng,an<lMcn(llng ol" nil kinds. Also,every tlilngl n tht Saddler j-Business. Los Angeles,Feb. Ist, 1862. DRUGS, MEDICINES, &C, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL. APOTHECARIES' HALL, Main street, nearly Opposite Commercial. I>r. H. bImTLES HAS ON HAND, and is constantly adding to' one ofthe most complete assortments of Drugs' Medicines and Chemicals, South of San Francisco ' together witb all the Patent Medicines of the day- Also a fine assortment of Perfumery and Toilet Articles. AH of which ho warrants genuine and of the best quality; wbicb be offers, Wholesale or Retail, on the most liberal terras. Physicians' Prescriptions compounded at all hours, day or night. Los Angeles, July 7, 186' II. K. MILES. B.ll.i. Union Hotel. lt. Smith, of the Surgeon-General's office, reports that tho wounded in the late battles at Manassas will number 6,000 ; 4,500 have already been provided for in Washington—the reBt in Alexandria and vicinity. The Government Our free strictures upou arbitrary arrests have out intimations (rora certain high quarters in Washington that if we continue this sort of comment it will be at our peril. We can believe that much folly rules there, but this seems almost incredible. It cannot be thut any branch oi our government seriously intends to open a war upon the loyal press—least of all to begin hy assailing one which, from the outset, bas labored with peculiar zeal to uphold thu President, and inspire confidence. If there is a preas in tho country which can fearlessly appeal to its record for proof of thorough fidelity to the principles of this war, as originally set forth by the administration, it is this journal. To the utmost of onr power we have quickened the people to a sense of the vital character and infinite issues of the contest—have repelled all suggestions of surrender or compromise —have combatted faction, and every disorganizing influence—have cheered iu adversity, and admonished in prosperity—and, in every way possible, have endeavored to sustain and strengthen our rulers under their mighty responsibilities. We have conscientiously believed that the support of theadminislratiou involved the support of thi Cause, and have been almost as reluctant to reflect upon the one as upon the other. In this spirit we have shut our eyes to much that, iu our sober judgment, wr.fi worthy oi blame—believing that almost any evil ivaa leee Injurious than diaUuafr and hoping thal^ time would ameud all errors' Time did not amend them. It^.ngravated them- Wheu it at last brought the arbitrary arrest of ioynl men, we could hold cur peace no longer. Faithfulness to the cause forbade it, To our mind, such a violation of the law and justice was contrary to every principle this war seeks to vindicate. It was robbing loyal minds of their highest ideas, and loyal hearts of thoir holiest supports- It was arming the rebels with new arguments. It was providing foreigners with new sneers. It tended to nothing but diecouragment, disgrace and ruin. We protested against it. We shall continue to protest agaiust it. We shall protest against all things like it. From this time forth wo shall do our whole duty in respeet to this admiuistration We shall criticise with ontreserve—approving and condemning, applauding and denouncing, as freely as in days of peace. The conviction has been forced upou us that so only can we fitly discharge our duty to the country in its awful perils. The people are now realizing the bitter consc quecces of undue confidence in the management of the administration. Tbe abandonment of free criticism, which followed the disaster at Bn Run, and the disposition to trust everything to the discretion of the President, have terminated in an accumulation of disaster and disgrace that appals and sickens every heart. Magnificent armies beaten, incomputable treasure wasted, two hundred thousand lives sacrificed, the capital still beleaguered, the border states lost, loyal state* menaced with invasion—all this, too, when the enemy started with an almost absolute destitution of every war-necessary, and is still imperfectly equipped, ragged, and htjlf famished—it is enough to drive even calm men mad. Considering the available means aud the actual results, it is the most disgraceful failure recorded against any government in modern history. And this is the requital of the people's confidence. This is the fruit of deferential silence when Abraham Lixcoln chosc to relieve his subordinates by making haste to assume the responsibility. It is high time that this passlveness were ended. The people are lost if tbey do not henceforth form their owu conclusions, and make them respected. Ihey have got to exercise a constant vigilance, an unsparingcrit- icism,a.udan untiring pressure. Public opinion must develop and consolidate itself, aud take a shape so formidable that no living man or set ol men, iu Woshiugtou or out of it, will dare defy it. ThiB is the more necessary because, contrary to every precedent in a responsible government, whether monarchical or republican, Mr. Lincoln makes no change in his cabinet, There is not a ministry in Europe which could hold power a day after such a period of disasters as has befallen our present rule. There is not a throne that is stable enough to bolster up incompetency so palpably demonstrated. Aberdeen and Newcastle had to resign ;for mismanagement in the Crimea not a hundredth part so gross, or eo damaging. In all such cases, it is not only the need of securing abler men that prompts the change, but tbe importance of giving the nation a substantial pledge of a uow policy. President Lincoln disregards all such con- -iderationa. He keeps those in his highest administrative trusts who have utterly forfeited the confidence of the people. We say, then, that this strange persistency in retaining men who have been tried and lound wanting, imposes a still high* Will faithfully ana rearlcssly dy its approprii work, it will be moral! to keep its ground. E ^^^^^^^^^^^^^ history of ihe rebel ooafederacy, koowe that it was the rebel preas mainly which compelled President Davis to change his Secretary of War after the rebel disasters ofthe sprinff, and forced upon him the aggressive policy which is now developing il- self with Buch wonderful Buccees and prestige.— That press used no ijlnudinhmcnts, and practiced no reserve. It. was thoroughly penetrated with the feeling that its cause was lost unless there were a change, aud it thundered its denunciations with a freedom and a spirit that ought to put to an everlasting shame the sucking-dove roaring which has beeu the style with the loyal press, under as much greater provocation as the honor of its cause was higher, and its stake more precious. There is no mistake about it; President Lincoln and his clibsen advisers must be loss tenderly dealt with. They must be held more sternly to their responsibilities. They must be made to feel something of the dreadful earnestness which surcharges the heart of the people. They must learn to respect the rights ofthe people, and to treat the people as their masters, aud not as their servants. They must tolerate freedom of loyal Bpeech, and renounce all idea of intimidating the loyal press. Fiom the N*\» York Metropolitan "Record. Is Abolitionism a Sentiment or a Principle? Iu the terrible crisis through which tho country is now passing;, the public mind is sorely tried in its endeavors to find out a cause commensurate with an effect eo disastrous. It ia the interest of certain politicians to argue the people into the belief lhat shivery Is the fruitful cause of the pros ent perilous condition of the llepublic, and itis insisted that but for it we would still be pursuing a career of unexampled prosperity. That this is a mischievous fallacy a little serious aud impartial reflection will, wo ihink, make clearly evident.— Slavery is not^Jer se the cause, but, through the designs of fanatical and bad men, & has been made the cause. It was found au admirable subject with which to win the political support of those with whom sentiment takes the place of principle, and who ace pt a fatt as illustrative of the whole system. Steadily and rapidly has this sentiinenlal opposition to au institution whicli is bound wilh tbe industrial Interests of the nation progres.-ed until It has finally assumed a form that threatens the annihilation of Lhe nation itself. That this repugnance to the institution has its on2i» in seutiment merely, and not in pi-ine.ijile. is conclusively proved by the social condition of the free negro in the North. We call him free; but is he not as much a slave to the prejudices of society as bis brethren who are held in legal bondage in the South ? What sacrifice to the principle of unrestrained and universal freedom, so far as it applies to bis case, have we made ? Is he not excluded from all honorable occupation 1 Does uot the white man object to work iu the same shop or factory with him? lias not an overwhelming vote pronounced agaiust allowing him that inalienable right of the white citizen, universal suffrage? lias not the emancipated contraband been prohibited by one State from entering within its boundaries. and have not enfficient indications been given iu other States ta satisfy any candid mind that emigration thereto of colored fugitives would not be permitted 1 All this yoes to prove that the opposition to slavery is based merely on sentiment, and not ou principle. But we will admit, for;the sake ofthe argument, that some, if not a large number of the oppouents of the institution, are impelled iu their course by devotion to what they believe to be a principle.— Let this be granted, and what follows I Why, we naturally inquire what sacrifices have they made to secure its success? Have they contributed geu- crouslj of the'r means? Have they exhibited a williuguess to do anything else besides talking and writing about the horrors of slavery ? Have their leaders been les-j covetous cf the emoluments of office than their political antagonists, or have they been found when in office to be less corrupt? Those who have studied the course of events during the last .aglrteea months, will have no difficulty in finding correct answers to these queries. The daily journals tell us, and the reports of Congressional committees confirm their statements, that in the letting out of contracts, and in other official transactions, there nerer has been exhibited such an amount of political rascality and corruption since tho foundation of the llepublic. A. RoseaH*"**"* Co From the New "fork Metropolitan jteeord. What is Secesrtotilsm : It ia a favorite dodge of some people now-a days to endeavor to shut up a man wiio disagrees witli them by accusing him of seccssionism.— El is an easy way of getting rid of an argument that one cannot answer, It is far easier than convincing an opponent, in fact, it is " as easy as lying." But is a man a secessionist because he desires pence, or deprecates subjugation, or intimates a wish that persona! liberty was less restricted ■ Is he a secessionist because lie is not blind to the discrepancies in official reports, or the shortcomings of government, the incompetency of a general, or the blunders of a statesman ? Is he a secessionist because lie abhors the idea of conquerers or conquered taking the place of fellow citizens in this Republic, because he wish ef] for no snch union as that of Ireland with England, or Poland with Russia, on this broad continent? Is he a secessionist because he ie alive to the wickedness and absurdity of enslaving white men in order to set negroes Iree? Is a man a secessionist who does not believe our government infallible-, our army invincible, nnd our resource.** illimitable 1 la it secessionism to hint that our Southern brethren arc human beings still, tiiat they have rights which it would be dangerous to disregard, and feelings it would bo wise to take into account ? Is it secessionism to admit that they are brave and wary, or to doubt that they are bo destitute and desponding as it is the fashion to represent them ? Ib it secessionism to shrink from taxation, to wish that our government were more frank in dealing with the people, more desirous of relieving them firom the horrors of suspense, more chary of interfering with the liberty of the press, and freedom of speech, more economic of public money? Is it seccssionism to long wilh a longing of which theso people have no conception for the reconstruction of the Union on the basis of the Constitution, on the good old guarantees that satisfied tbe men of '7G ? What better nre we than they, or what better is the negro now than ho was iu their day, that he should be made a bone of contention between the sections, a wedge to spl'.t up the Republic? Our Revolutionary fathers never thought of legislating negroes into equality with white men ; their sense of right was no more sbooked by tlieir exclusion from political privileges than it was by the exclusion of tbe idiotic, and they were right, for if in the case of the latter, inferiority of intellect is judged sufficient to place the individual below the level of the race, why is not the same cause sufficient to place an inferior race below tho level ofa superior ? Is belief in this secessionism? We think not, but we have heard men accused of secessionism lor less, It would be well, therefore, to know if men are to be dubOed secessionists uecause nrey caunot think ns Government thinks, or as every Individual officer of the Governmeut, from the Secretary of State down to the lowest patrolman in a police district, thinks. For this is what we aro coining to. Meet abolitionists, or as tbey prefer to be called just now, emancipationists, where you will, and presume to assert your right to think for yourself, to criticise with your lips what you condemn in your heart ; proceed ou the assumption that your right to differ ftom them is as clear as their right is to differ from you ; refuse to accept their say-so as au article of your political creed, and they discern at ooco that you are a secessionist. In our opinion, it is not wise to bandy about such charges recklessly ; disloyalty to the Government should never be assumed, for in a land like ours, under a Government elected like ours, to say that the people are disloyal is to say that the Government ia unworthy. or—Glass MiU-bles for Iron ^^^^^^^^^^ Balls: A Richmond correspondent of the ex-Memphis Appeal (now the Grenada Appeal) devotes pait of a letter to tbe manner in which the " Yankee Government is swindled by its contractors." He says an amusing instauce of this cheatery was afforded in the bombardment of Vicksburg. The officerB of the ram Arkansas sent to the rebel Secretary of the Navy, several handsfull of glass marbles such as the boys call " white alleys" and " alley taws,:' whicli were thrown out from the Federal fleet shell ns upon the deck of that vessel. The same things were found] in the streets of Vicksburg.— Some contractor, tho correspondent thinks, had bargained to furnish shells filled with iron grape shot or leaden bullets, but finding glass and stone tobe much cheaper materials, he charged the shells with these articles. They are not so deadly as iron or leaden missiles would be, by reason of wanting the momentum the heavier articles would acquire. The correspondent says the contractor may have beeu a Southern sympathizer on tbe sly, and purposely made his shells as little mischievous as possible, at the same time he serves the interest of his pocket. It, is rather to be presumed, however, that the case was one of pure roguery, alter liie fashion of contractors, and that no consideration of anything except his own pc:ke;., ooterci.! i;-,io the business. Tho war has demonstrated our superiority over the rebels in at least one thing—our- contractors are infinitely more rascally than theirs.' TI»e New Hit)el Steamer "No. 800." According to the following statement, furnished by lhe London correspondent ofthe Dublin Eoening Mail, the new steamer No. 2110, which has just given the Tuscarora the slip, is an ironclad and a very formidable vessel : She can steam from sixteen to eighteen knot3 nn hour ; is perfectly seaworthy, for all practical purposes invulnerable, and will prove to any vessel she may encounter aa formidable au antagonist as our own warrior, the boast of the British navy. This is the '*No. 290" as to whoso whereabouts Federal cruisers have with reason betrayed such anxiety. It had beeu known for some time that a large and powerful iron vesel was constructing at the dockyard of Messrs. Laird, Birkenhead ,- but monsters of the deep nre so much the order of the day at that establishment tbat no one troubled hiB bead much about Lhis new production, or cared to remark the thickness of the plates which were being used. At the very last moment the Federal authorities seem to have had their suspicions aroused, for the Tuscarora was dispatched to keep watch in the neighborhood of the dock where she lay, and the coast of Ireland was also strict:y watched. "No. 200," meanwhile, apprized of all that was going on, dropped down the river quietly one day, and steamed out iuto tho bay, nominally for her trial trip—with a party of ladies and musicians on board. Instead, however, of returning to moorings at Birkenhead, where she would have been kept in durance vile by tho Tuscarora, she quietly landed ber passengers, avoiding Cork, Waterloid, etc.. ia the neighborhood of which she might have heard of something not al all to her advantage. "No. 200*' steamed ■ound by Londonderry and Donegal, was joined off the west coast of Ireland by the sieamer which had previously sailed, having on board the armament intended- for the Ironsides. Had ahe even met the Tuscarora while still unarmed, it was the ntentiou of her Captain to try the fortune of war by running stem on at full speed into her antagonist. It needs no extraordinary discernment to discover what excitement must be causal at tlio ther side of the Atlantic by tbe arrival oi ''So. 290." Mr. Mason, the Confederate comualflfeioiwr, at last dates, was rusticating in SooUand.
|Title||Los Angeles Star, vol. 12, no. 24, October 18, 1862|
|Type of Title||newspaper|
|Description||The English weekly newspaper, Los Angeles Star includes headings: [p.1]: [col.3] "The government and the press", [col.4] "Is abolitionism a sentiment or a principle?", "A rascally contractor--glass marbles for iron balls!", [col.5] "What is secessionism?", "The new rebel steamer 'No. 290'"; [p.2]: [col.1] "Arrest of the editor", "Internal revenue--the national tax", "Enlistments", "The draft and the extra judicial order of the War Department", "Raising the wind", [col.2] "The news", "Rebel raid into Pennsylvania", "The money market", [col.3] "Another dash on the treasury", "Wine making meeting", "The Colorado mines", [col.4] "Court of session", "Col. Kewen a prisoner on Alcatraz Island"; [p.3]: [col.1] "Thou shalt not bear false witness against thy neighbor"; [p.4]: [col.1] "Song", "'Stonewall' Jackson'", "Shoddy explained", [col.2] "Admission day", "The President and his general", "A hard lick from a friend", "A man of long prayers", [col.3] "A bachelor's wish", "A story about General Butler".|
|Subject (lcsh)||Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Newspapers|
|Geographic Subject (City or Populated Place)||Los Angeles|
|Geographic Subject (County)||Los Angeles|
|Geographic Subject (State)||California|
|Geographic Subject (Country)||USA|
|Coverage date||circa 1862-10-12/1862-10-24|
|Publisher (of the Original Version)||Hamilton, H.|
|Publisher (of the Digital Version)||University of Southern California. Libraries|
|Format (Extent)|| p.|
|Contributing entity||The Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery|
|Identifying Number||Los Angeles Star, vol. 12, no. 24, October 18, 1862|
|Legacy Record ID||lastar-m296|
|Part of Collection||Los Angeles Star Collection, 1851-1864|
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|Filename||STAR_849; STAR_850; STAR_851|
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BEADI-fVa THE LIST.
'■ Is there any news of the war "?'' she said,
"Only a list oftbe wounded aud dead,''
\V'as the man's reply,
Without lifting hia eye
To the face of the woman standingby.
" Tis tbe very thing that J want," she Baid ;
•' Read me a list of tbe wounded and dead,"
lie read her the list—'twas a sad array
Of the wounded and killed in the fatal fray ;
In lbe verv mulst was a pause to tell
(":[' a r.iilla'nt youth, who had fought SO well
Tii-'. his command asked. '-Who is he, pray?
" The only son of the widow Gray,31
War- the proud reply
Of his Captain nigh."
What ails lbe woman standing near ?
Her face lias the ashen hue of tear!
1 counterfeit their own papers are filled with ex- the South. Those were great advantages, and the
■ tracts credited to the Richmond papers. Thus the North waxed hit and strong upon them. Their
\ie.*i ^uing men there still seek to deceive their own correlatives wero wanting to the South—for tbe
! people and tbe world. i South could sell dearer and buy cheaper in other
Tliey boast of this as one of their " cute Yankee ' countries*,
tricks/' They are a curious set. | Twelve millions of such customers as inhabit
The Yankees in this war have equaled the Chi- I the South are enough to make any people rich'
jnese in falsehoods. Their Generals lie to their', nnd they are such as no nation can afford to lose-
|soldiers, to one nnother, and to their government. I But let secession bo acknowledged as an accom-
land their government to the world. j Pushed fact, and the North will lose ber prefer-
About a month ago the heart of all Yankeedom j ence, this trade and these customers, with all the
1 was made to rejoice over the reported capture by j benefits derived from their political association
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"Well, well, read on; is he
0 Godl but mj near! :s POT
■'■ Is be wounded ? no! he ft
Killed outlight on lhat fatal dav I"
But Bee ! the woman ha*> swooned away !
Sadly she opened her e**?ea to the light;
Slowly recalled the event of the fight;
Faintly she murmured, '-Killed outright:
It bas cost, the life of my only son ;
But the battle is fought and tho victory won;
The will of the Lord, let it. be donel
God pity the cheerless widow Gray,
And send from the halls of Eternal Day—
Tlie light of His peace to illume her way!
Pope, of ten thousand men and fifteen thousaud
stand of arms from Beauregard's rear ; wheu these
I ten thousand prisoners, with the fifteen thousand
'stand ol arms, had no moro existence in reality
j than Falstafl's men in buCKram. A friend of mine
, brought up Beauregard's rear. He waited and of-
j tered Pope battle, but Pope made no attack except
■ upon a trai-n of cars with a few sick.
with us. Itis, therefore, uot for tho negro, but
solely on account of pecuniary and selfilsh considerations, that the North is waging this war. She
is vainly seeking to compel us to renew an association that we abhor.
Hitherto we bave acted purely on the defensive.
We have not sought to invade tbeNorth, but
panoplied in the triple armor of a just cause, we
.oo a train of cars with a few sicli. p_tuupue<
You recollect that Lincoln reported to hia Con- have stood still, und ever since the battle of Manas
- fA—Mi-tnt-H looked on while thi
| gross last December that he bad an army of (107,000 aaa—now B year ago-quielly looked on while the
t uen already raised to "crush out the rebellion;" CQemy rojpea his armies and completed hia pre-
and tbat France and England were asked to wait parationf, for lho War in hta own way. Having
, ninety days, when they should have plenty of cot- a