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THE DAILT EVENING TELEGRAPH. P1TILADELPIIIA, TUESDAY, DKOEMBKK G, 1604.
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TIIK TTK or THE M 'X TltY.
The "ntntfl of tin- cmintry" In n pliruip ft
trlto nml sInpU n miy phrnw ran bp. An.l
yol, Uko runny Konteni es w 1 It'll embody a mul
(jjillrlty of trutbi, It i.t cxt-reiUngly "iiost
.. It i not the condition of tlie country In
It Imiuedluto war aijit'cUt to which wj refer.
It lit the noclttl slat of thncirrniniiiiltr a, inflrt
enccd by the wnr. We am in.'tint.'iinlng i
prnnt Oovcrnmcnt ; we nro tni;portlnr an
lrumcmtp contlkt. We have given treasures
in money and men hueh ua no country h.n
OVr yet given, and jet our ulreeU areas
crowded, and prosperity Is as neemlnly
imoiirc, our amusements am us well patrwn
)zol, new business eeiterpil'M'H nro as much
cnibarlted In, as though pcacJ MieJ its (,'oiiiul
Rt.niosiihoro over all thing".
In the nild.4 cf a elrugsle In which count
Iphs tf asiircs have been sunk, the quiet i'.iflu
fncea which are supposed to 'je coeval with
peace are. being engendered. In laet, wo am
a prosperoiiH tuition. It is Rood to look upon
the, bright side aa well as the dark. The con
Ylct.lon Is exultant that we have fhat within
oh which no requirements can ever drain,
and which no other nation has ever equalled.
Americans, geuerally, have been charged
with being a boastful people. I'erhaps they
are. But they have something to boast of.
TLeybave a singularly houurnhlfl and glorious
rjsiht which has not yet grown old ; they have
resources whose wondrous variety is continu
ally evincing Itself; and they cherish institu
tions which have withstood invulnerably the
shocks of mulice and hale. We lament the
time the golden age when we were pros
perous and happy; tut it in to bo remembered,
amid all the desolation of warfare, our homfr
prosperity has been singularly brilliant, and
Individual Mictions we justly lo; t sight of in
the multiplied Causes ior national rejoicing.
4.. M il A I. WI'.ltH'M roHHWK'ATln
The New York World of yesterday puli-li.-lied
General Weiiii's communication to the
UneJUan Government, on the subject of the
aei.ure of the Florida. In commenting upon
the document, the 11'oWiZ censures General
rii for his imprudence in anticipating tho
action of his Government; for his undiplomatic
prei ccdit.g in vehemently protesting against
the conduct of foreign Towers in according
the Hebcls belligerent rights; and lor his in
veighing especially against the conduct of
Great Britain. To this criticism General
VV'i'.iwt has undoubtedly laid himself open by
the tenor of bis communication. It romains,
however, to be seen whether he has mlscon
st rued the sentiinents'of his Government, for
If so, whether they cau disclaim the official
proceeding of their Envoy Extraordinary and
General Wkiiii was indiscreet in denouncing
the course of foreign Powers, but according to
the opinion which we have already expressed
on the Florida question, his view of the
seizure is that which the Uuited States are
bound in honor to admit. Whilst Btrenuously
u lintalnlng that the Florida and similar ves
ftcls are licensed pirates, ho admits that tho
immunity which they enjoyed in other waters
uiu.st inhere in them equally in tho waters of
iiradl. lie Buys: "Tho uudersigned believes
himself to be authorized to assure your Ex
that all the reparation which honor
ce exact wiU be very freely offered,
and justice exact will
ai.i much more freely aud promptly than
if the act had been committed by an
:nerlcan cruiser in the waters of the most
powerful nation of the world. But, while
making thus reparation, the Government of the
United States will offer, without doubt, tho
wnende htmornllt under protest. She will
day to lira.il that she denies, in tulo, to any
untion or nations, us soon as rebellion breaks
out in the dominions of any friendly power,
and without any examination or Investigation
whatever, and without knowing or pretending
to know the merits of the contest, the right to
declare that the Ilobels constitute a belliger
ent pow er, and by means ol a proclamation
open to them all the ports of the world on terms
equal to those conceded to the nation against
which they rebel." This Is the gi.it of Umtcrul
Wi'.bu'h communication to the l!ra.'d-an Gov-
eriinieut. Injudicious and undiplomatic it
certainly is, but tho truth of hU allegations
Cnunot be controverted.
The subiect of this Imbroglio has been dis
cussed from an entirely wrong stand-point.
Tin chief arguments which have been adduced
&r our course to lira11, arc those derived fiora
lleed pivcedenta furnished by the conduct
ol England. The article, which we believe to
have been erroneously attributed to Mr.
S' iinhi, gleans cvid nco almost from thn
times of antiquity to prove that England has
lepoatodly vli.'iated International law. Even
admitting for a moment, what I.s not true, that
all the examples In that article are pertinent to
tlm question, what are we to Infer? Does
I'nglaiid, and England alone, promulgate
iiiieruatlonid law ? Is Eimhind tho sole ex
pi sitor ol international law? lit her violation.
v' it HiilhVieut excuse lor ours?
We can understand the intention ot furulsh
iii preceUeuU uguiust Eugluud, if it is iu-
tended to Insinuate Unit her silence would be
more decent and discreet than adjurations to
other nations to resK-ct what she disregards,
lint If the conclusions drawn from these pre
cedents are not Intended li.rthat purpose, they
are unavailable for any other. I'idess tion
the plea of retaliation, the wrong-doing of
another nation cannot be our criterion o"
right. Conscience is the only mirror of seli
ii'piol)tion. To niialgn Knglaiid doe nut settle the
Florida que stion. If we could cite a thousand
Instil in es of hit infraction of international law,
v herein would we be bcnellteil? The con
sail tat ion ot'sucli precedents should but impel
us to In' fiiillilul to the prim -s against
whose violations we declaim. To soar above
the petty Impulse of the hour, to scorn to
perpetrate n wrong, should be a great nation's
proudest boast. Jl the l liited States sanction
the course of General Wkiiii, the heart of
cverv citizen should swell with exultation, to
feel that the Nation Is too grand to be petty
even in a single net.
l It 1 AKIiK.rilOl HV.H.
It him been the policy of many of our papers
to avoid in their editorial columns any refer
enee lo mutters cf merely local importanea
It is our intention to continue to pursue tiio
I leu which we have always adoptc.il, ant when
nny question of importance arises, which has
Interest for our citiz 'tis, not us Americans,
nor us Pennsjlvaiiiai.s, but exclusively as
I'hllatlf Iphians, to devote both tlmo and spa.'P
to its consideration. Anything which funds
to the beautifying or the Improvement of any
Institution ol our municipality should be con
sidered by our people with an unbiased mind,
and bo decided as judgment dictates'.
Js'ato.re surprsscu Art in beauty, but among
the most beautiful productions of the latter
may we rank our City of Drotherly Love. Tlii
consideration of any subject tending to the
improvcm"ut of our town regulations cannot
but bo most Important and Interesting to the
At the las meeting of our ''City Fatli Ts," a
bill was introduced nbollshin r the. svstem of
portable market stands on v. heuh, in the siiapo
of wagons, which now stand backed upagaiust
our siilewa'l s. The formal vote on the subject
was postponed until Thursdny, when tiie de
cision of that body will either remove the
niil.-ance, or legalize one of the most objec
tionable, customs which ever disgraced a com
munity the plan of filling up our broadest
and most picturesque thoroughfares with
hideous countiy wagons. When the rustics
uirive from fheir rural homes, they nppear to
labor under the delusion that the crowded
streets of adensely populated t jwu werv created
especially for the benefit of their ancient carts ;
that the sidewalks which cost our people
thousands annually to repair w ere paid for in
order that their fish, and beef, ami vegetables
could assail tho nostrils of the passer-by, and
in order that a race of lean canines, eager to
become cannibals, which lurked beneath their
wagons, should be encouraged by the conti
nuid flavor of meat to attack the peacefully
disposed man or the helpless child, and spread
hydrophobia, like uu epidemic, amidst our
We therefore call upon the City Councils to
do their duty, and ubollsh the nuisance. They
need not be alarmed ut the excited shrieks of
fishmongers, because six of this race are ''a
host in themselves," at least in strength of
voice. The great mass of our Intelligent citi
zens liivor such an improvement; the health
nud beauty of our city demand it; and within
a 3'ear even the old Locofocos, who are so In
dignant to-day, will rejoice In being able to
purchase their marketing iu neat and airy
houses erected lor the purpose.
It is also demanded as a simple act ot justice.
The holders of stalls In the house are obligod
to pay rent to the city, while those who stand
in the street escape this expense. This is
unfair to those who believe in the system of
advancement in marketing as well as govern
nient. The street incommodcrs uro able to
ttnderacU those who Pwfcr the wmmodlou.
conveniences of the new bouses. It is there-
I . . A 1 t . . , .i I ,.,s. I,. i.n.in ll.l.i
foiD necessary, as au act of juutice, to pass this
bill ; and when once adopted, the whole com
munity will acknowledge ita propriety.
THE KXK I HON Ol' MI'I.I.F.R.
The cose of Franz Mixi.i-.b, recently exe
cuted in England for the murder of a bank
clerk named Unions., in a railroad car, has
excited much mote than ordinary public Inte
rest on both sides of the wuter. The manner
in which the crime was committed was ulone
fitted to alarm ull persons accustomed to tra
veling on I'liglifth railway, where they are
shut up iu small compartments, and deprived
of ull means of escape or rescue In the event
of personal danger, llesides this, the whole
olVulr was invested witli singular mystery,
from the beginning unto the end; and there
I lire many Intelligent minds that even
how, notwithstanding the late and laconic
conlestlon of Mtu.i.Kii on the scaffold, atill
entertain a serious doubt ol his guilt. There
Ls not, in our recollection, a single case of a
l like character in which so earnest and general
; an etlort was made to reprieve the prisoner,
1 upon tho supposition of his Innocence, or,
: ruther, a dissatisfaction with the evidence
upon which bo was convicted. Kot only did
' the German Six let y In London make the most
7cnlouB and persistent etl'orts to have Mi.'i.-
I.l it respited, but some of the h gh oIllchLs of
' the Prussian Government at lieilin Joined In
All, however, w is in vain, 1 lie stern rig'ir
of English justice prevailed. Tho accused,
who w lis pursued to this countiy, arrested in
New York, and curried h ick to the very scene
of his ullcged homicide, was tried, condemned,
and hanged. It is not by any means to bo
i taken for granted that he was guilty because
1 he was judicially declared to be so. Verdicts
j of juries iu ermiiaal cases are uot infallible
not always necessarily conclusive of the ques
tions of licl 'hey profess to find. There were
Items of testimony in Mi M.r.ii n rase which,
it is true, bore very powerfully against th
presumption of his innocence. They seemed
almi sf as Irresi-tible a direct and positive
proof of criminality. And yet they were but
links in a chain of cireum-tanees apparently
connecting M i it. Kit with the murder. His,
Inditd, an old proverb, that circumstantial
cvidi nee, when completely made out, is the
strongest sort of proof. And yet a false wit
ness on the side of the prosecution, or the
want of an honest one on the S'de of the de
fense, to clear up some matter seemingly In
consistent w ith the theory ol tlie innocence ot
the prisoner, may lead to a wrong verdict,
v.Ihii the chain of testimony against him
appears to be perfect in every essential par
As respects the present case, the confession
of Mil l. m is not to be Implicitly relied upon.
lie protested Ilia' he was not guilty even up
to the very instant before the drop fell, and
though at that awlul moment, with his whole
soul agitated, bo may have uttered the words
imputed to him'' Yes, I did it!' the last
words he evi r articulated jet it is not Im-
ossibie that lie may have pronounced them
( ilherur.eoiisciouslv.orel.se in agoni.cd im-
alienee of the importunate ch.ipl iin, w ho
seems first to have assumed the guilt of .Mi i.-
iiai, mid f hen lo have persecuted III in with
appeals to confess the crillifl, up to the last
Cut ill moment .
The clergyman, too, is reported to have
been greatly delighted with bis llnal success
in overcoming the fortitude of a wretched
youth, whom, it may be, he literally badgered
into bearing false witness agilnsl himself. The
rtorterfbr the Lon 'on Timet, In describing
the scene, says:
"So grentty iclievcd was the reverend pentlo-
m. n by tlc coiiiissioD, that bo rush i from (he
n allolil esc aiiiiieg, i I ank (i id ! Thank Owl'.'
unit sunk down in u clmir, com pic cly exhausted
liv bis action. A'ter ii ovtriug, lie ri'pe.itiM in
K. Kli h, in tlio pr. since of the Micr.fl- and
ui.ui-iflicrilfs, and the rcpri8.ntntr.es ot the
nnp per prcs, of w hom llicru were four, what
IikU jnt i asscil between linn ano the convict,
ptceiht ly us It Lad iiccn reved above."
As the case stands the weight of probability
Is certainly against the hypothesis of Mt:i.-
I,n:'s innocence. Aud yet the human mind
Is so prone not to sympathize with crime, but
to leu n fo the hide and cling to the hope of
innocence, in every case of alleged crime In
which there Is a loop to hang a doubt on. that
it is not at all surprising that the execution of
Mt'MKK, under tho remarkable circum
stances that attended it, will long
be recalled with a painful sense of misgiving
as to bis guilt. There is no likelihood, of
course, that if a mistake was made in the ver
dict, and the w rong man made to suitor for
the murder of Mr. Bilious, tho fact will ever
lie discovered, thoigh it has happened repeat
edly thut men on their doath-beds have con
fessed to the commission of crimes for which
guiltless persons have heel, punished. Should
it, however, ut any time hereafter be disclosed
that Mi'i.r.Kit did not commit tho murder,
but was only connected with It by a
reniarkuble concatenation of accidental coin
cidences which fixes the guilt upon him,
while screening tho real criminal even from
suspicion, the revelatlou would come too late
for bis bcnellt, but not too late to teach courts
and juries a most valuable practical lesson.
it is true that justice is often defeated by the
overweening compassion and doubts of hor
ministers. YH it Is nevertheless a sound and
wholesome rule, that many guilty persons had
better escape than that one innocent person
should sutler; mid though a jury may even
convict and a court sentence, it may yet be
w he and humane to graut a reprieve where
there is a rational doubt of guilt ufler con
viction. "WASIIINGTOjS G033IP.
The Supreme Court.
lien Pcrlcy Poorc, tho Washington correspond
ent of the Uobton J out mil, gives the following In
relation to tho Supreme Court of tho United
flutes : The first Monday in December ls not
only the appointed day for tho opening of tho
annual sossion of Congress, but for tho com
mencement of the term of tho Supremo Court,
which now occupies the old Senate chamber.
Of late years not much has been said about this
mpreine tribunal, which used not only to inter
pret and to enforce bo'.h Federal aud State law,
but to iinmil them.
The acts of Conj.Tcss and of State Legislatures,
the doings of 1 'it.-litems and of (lovernors, the
i liuttir- of l.uiiUs und of univcrsuies, interna-
lional intercourse, aud tho law of maritime,
prizes in short, every feature of our system of
koyi n un nt has in turn been brought before the
l:ir ot tin.' Supreme Court, ana nevor nave tho
pcr.plr of tttc t inted biU'fis refused to submit to
the majesty ol the Ittw.wnicli tuts there exercised
mch u potent power. The Enteral Juilici iry has
etch uci ninz.eu us me soie exponent oi cunsum
titinal niiistionB. alihoiiuti in lutu years Its repu
tation lias linn mil1 j' turnisbud by suspicions of
Mildly spei.kinv, the Supreme Court has ex
i lusiie juriailic. ion of ull controversies of a civil
i. at u to. where u St.ite iu a party, except between
h .stan aid its citwons, and except alsj between
a state and citi.ens of other Sute-, or alieus in
which latter euse it has original aud nut exclusivo
.uriUiciiou ol suits or proceedings ngmust am
OskSiiiti Tf. as a court can have, by the law of n
tines, anu appellate jurisdiction from the Circuit
.mil Klute Courts, iu certain cubes provided by
1 he t liief Juatlee.
John Jay, thut honest llumirnot, was the first
( hid' Jio-iicc. i-crviiisi I'roiu 17b!) until bo wiit as
Miffsti r to Knoluntl iu 17!)') John Kutledge, of
Cniiih ( i.roliDu, was next inui ilnteil. but the
Senate refused io i otifn iu his nuiaiiiiciou. V '!
Ik. in Ciohing. "f Massachusetts, As'uciato Jus.
ici . was acts inied and cuutirtne l Chi. f Jit-'ice
Iu 17 (I, tail he di e.iuid the prouiuilon, remaining
t, the l.ciiih as Assoc atc until his death in 111
Tin n fan e Oliver Ellsworth, of Cui.ueciicut, who
Piii-. di illiiiii 17'ifl mini ho went a. Minister to
I rui, it in iTp'.i. John Jay was uext reappointed,
hut ( ecllM d.
It. luumv. 1801. John Murshnll. of Virginia
took hi: sent on the bench of t tie Siiiuemc Cmrt
H- ( lull .lu-iice, und lilh-U II iiniil his death, ill
IK'.'i tliiit-f.mr venis. tbi wis one ol the
imiiiols who ' loui-'hl in the ltev.ilittioiiarv war.
tl.iu a representative in Cuiieress, Hu n a forvinu
in in i-1 it, tin n a Secretary ot S ate, and then
n tigi-tnite, who, during ouo third of a century
pii) much lo shiiiio our natlonsl .jurisprudence.
Veil do I reu i iiOm i Ms tall, loosc-.i. .tilted Ir.luie,
dull in the ft 'tli of lima si m: the klmbics of hlr
look., find the tncrty Imtirh with which tie join I
in the cm vimif cii.i ' i.n nls ol I he cupi l (irrc
(Hi the Is tit h, tic ever irll licit lilt Sorl.il pleasures
of prhiiip lite atid he would iitwsys .1 h s shire
tow'atds krep-ng a futile In a mar. Hi- Jn Uci n
l-iniine w.- s sp tli ss, iitnl he was none the worse
lot sc. kit's; n liiMiliiet fiinn the toilsome duties of
hi- judical 1 oMtinn, and thus icsiitig his mighty
1 tetti '1 c orrniiI'Vion of the Supremo Court
rttl'.l 1' t'i, a Mii-u. hii-i its man w is always on
tic. Iirrti. .tustns' Ciishli, was sue. ri'ik-rt 'y
I.eil l.irco'n. and he by. 1. din Uuiny AiU'iti.
in. h i t tho lo i-t luittiiil in turn di i linitnl Ihe
uppoti.tn cut 'I tun cutne -I n Ik" S'orv, who
sipo no d in 1st l.iiml who, lor twenty-live yeirs,
left Ins Impress!, n on the pruccedtnits of tlio
iniitt. 1I. 1 liti.ess is't'ti tiilicti iiitoconsid.-re'i.ni,
1'ri siil' 1 1 Jackson wi ut. I have pminoleil .ladiri'
Mnty to Hip osition oi C'lei'f Justice, after the
(liHt'h i f Marshall; hut It gcr 11. Ituicy. of Mary
land, luid none some ilirtv pnlilical work, and the
Si nutc hud rcluseil to c .nlirin liis notirtiiitiotl as
ScirctiT of the Treasury . So he was appointed
( M f Jtint.ee as a reward for his soma to the
In tin i istie pi ft , w ti iili the Senate had virtu tily
i ruali n i.i'd. Never did he prove niKTu e'iil 1 1
the pol'tlrnl party which thus p'ared In in in
power, and I ti ioht ssy iniich on this topic did I
not n nicinlii r ihe old admonition "le murtmi
10 lii.ii ht.ni-'. I.
The Old onrt.
Oriitirally, I Isdii e, the Judges of the Stiprom
Court wore' s. am t unit er i.inc rutin, wi h large
w g-, of the ttuc Vcsi,iiii,sic Hull pn'tcni 'I' lion
:. rue tl.e black silk surp ices jet worn, then set
( II w:lh po wdi n d leer, ticrlit lilaek small clothe.,
slioe and knee tun kle. and elaborate rut'lcs. ll
is nc turd thut Mr. 'fancy was the first Chief
.liimce wtio so tnr departed troin precedent as to
ihlivir an opiiiion in trow sers, mid It was only
t i n tlmt the lawjcis liegiin to appear at tho liar
wiarit.g Pouts iinil wlnsk rs. Kx-Clnincitllor
11 lib, who died hero a few years sitico, in i ll' He)
lust pies in drcorous black, with t m 1 1 trt, rallies,
t.u. kit s, mi d a cue.
l''io in l.f.'.i to 1M.;.1 the Suprctne Court was the
li-cane of Ion nsic arguments which eclipsed
iho c hciinl in the Sen de or in the lloa-cof Itap
r. si t.'a ivi'.. '1 ho Miirtmniith Col'eue inipir rd
1 tat ii I Wehsti r to display the majesty of his in
ti llec'tial graiidctir, and to lavish the opulence of
jiis intellectual wealth, as he assailed Silito
K'Vt rc gnty then judicially demolished, but
tinee Idsieied into life by Democratic justices.
Livincston, Wheaton, Wirt, Il.nnea, Sampson,
anil ether eminent jurists, adorned tho barot'tlie
Mil n ine C'oui t in those proud days of its history,
but ihe orator of the bur, jiar csrelU'iw, was
Am cilole of Henry 'lnr.
Mr. C ay was Speaker of the House of hpre
kctitiitiic.s'whi n he win retained Dv the tijvernor
ot Kentucky to appear before the Suprcuio Court,
aim it iiintuin the rictus of th it State eg mist the
pretentions of Vl'glnia, In a long-conies cd suit
fiiowii.g out of wl at was termed tho "occupyttig
laws." It was bis lirsl appe. nance beforo tho
tribunal in last resort, and a larf-'C cone iiir.-o of
spictators was attracted by a natural curiosity to
di ti'tiiiiiie whether the orator of the Wc-t would
I e able lo sustain his high reputation upon this
m w ami untried ttieatre. When he rose it was
w i'h some slight ngi'atit n of maimer, but lie soon
recovered his wonted composure, ami hold his
auditors in admiring attention, while he pro
nounced a mist bcautiliil eiilngiiiiii upon the
cliiiuicter of tho sons of Kentucky. Tho judges
sat in tilt ir black robes ot oillce, scdato and at
tentive. Cine of thiol, Judge Washington, (a
nephew ot the I'aler l'ntrur,) was au inveterate
eiiiill taker, and availed himself of a moment iry
pause in the argument to iuduiga himself with
the litillatirg restorative.
Mr. Clay, observing this, instead of proceeding,
advuncid gracefully to the bench, w Itli Ids thumb
and linger extended, and helped himself from
Judge Washington's box. As he applied the
pinch he observed, " I perceive that your hmor
sticks to the Scotch," and immediately resuming
his stand, he proceeded iu his argument without
the hast iiubiirrasmctit. So extraordinary a
step over then-mil tiarrior which separates this
Court and the barristers, excited not a little asto
nishment and admiration aiming the spectators ;
and it was afterward aptly reniai ked by .lu,;;e
St. rv, in relating the circumstance to a friend,
that " he did not bc.icve theie was a man 1h the
l liited Mutes who could have done that hut
Mr. .Iiisllee WltsliluKtuil.
Many arc the p ensant anecdotes related about
Judge Washington, who inherited Mount Vernon,
w heie Ids remains lie iu'errett near those of his
uncle. He was small, of an ordinary appearance,
anil was deprived of the eight of one eye ly ex
cessive study. .Never was there a more rigid uis
ciplinarian and stickler for etiquette. It is a dd
that be once sat sixteen hours without leaving
the bench, and Unit on the trial of (Jcncral llrUlit
I fur defending airs. Sargent s bouse witli Mato
troops, by order of thetiuvernor of Pennsylvania,
acainst the Marshal of tho United States), Judgo
W uslni Kton disnl iveU us mucn uiiiitl. cted cour
age us General Washington did in his best fought
He was to so a man of raro humor. On one
occasion, Senator Isham Talbot, of Kentucky,
armed a case in a speech or impassioned do
queni e, with his wonderful rapidity ,f utterance,
and during four hours his words flow with un.istial
velocity. After adjournment, ns the judgoi were
disrobii g. the extraordinary utterances of senator
lalbot were being discussed, wncn judge asu
ingion dryly, remarked: "Well, a person of
moderate wishes could hardly desire to live
longer than tho time it would tuko him t) ropoat
nioderatcly that lour hour speech wo havo just
Hut I Hm exceeding my limits. Let It be hoped
that the new Chief Justice and his associates may
restore the ancient and honorable dignity or tho
Sup'i iiie Conn, which bus fields of constitutional
jurisdiction spread belorc it enough
"To All die aniMtlnn nfa prudent ludi;.,
Tl.eaih Chutliftro . latuome w en Id. tmllvi! toil?!!.,
And W ollt-'a go at nuiue cuuipatilut with hit own.''
HI A KKIKO
vim CLAYTON. At No. Nil IlroaJ ntn-ft. nn th
17 th it I "ctMlMT 'ast. Itv lt.v. A. Mmichlp. Mr. WILLI M
11. 1 lt K ill I 'lawure l ouni , l u., to itina HH IH.V
i LA'10J. ol Wilminntou, Del.
JOSI- rt ! AMIU-L.-lXteinbiT I-t. 1HK4. hv thn U
lNul.u J.'tlri.K, 1. !., Mr. WM. K- JNKH to Mint
KI I.A M- tiAMHIX. iluUghUir oi J. K. liaiiiliti;, Lt(.t
1K f '1 T. T)fMM,ilcr 4th, 14 at the hri nf ltpr mm
In liitt..L Luii-n-oii Ktnt. M. 1., No. '210U iirvt'U Hirt-et
Mr HLMLK liKAt il. hkU 7ft yi'Jiw.
Ititt-iii i nt ut Mutfti Ifsliuid. Kun-T-.l non'lrn on Wi'tl-
iHKtiav.ot t ali- ut 11 A.J.L, an ubuvuf the Irloiuin oi
!lui iiiiiiilv Invltttd.
Hotel 11 On tbP Mh liiPiMiit, MVUY ANN. wife l
noticrt llcoth ainti.HiiKtiifr ol tho Ute Mutthow Kot.in
-..ii I., tlm tli vi.Kr ill htir M'.'n.
Tlw rolutivm and irlwidt -l lho family are rrtpontttillr
liivln d to attend hr luiionil, Iioin lur Imnbund'H fiat
d.ncn Nn lull K. Krmit utrtiet. aUove I.iuirtil. on TtiiirM-
tu v ii orulnix. ut 10 D'oioek. without lurtlior uotloo. To
uri ci t'd to l.aiirul I1HL
v I'AM-isf't H. On flnndur morulnR, 4th Instant
( liAHIJ H lli)WAI(l), luiant f.m ol Alb-rl ll. aiul
K. . . sJ Vranolki'llM. HUfA A linilltllH ft 11.1 lit driVM.
t nneriil drrvtfpi at On- htm ol IUm oud-iih, No. lft'Jt?
An h street, thia dav . 6in luntant, at 11 o cloek.
i : if i if km. On Moiidav moriunu'. the Aih Instant
l'S.N M. OHoVKs, youQKwl duuxUtt-r of tu lute
Amhonv tinvo, rr.
'1 ho relative and rrlend ar rcupwttully invite I to
attcn i net innerut ironi tno rcNKu-in-d oi jier motuer
Sii l't'I4 N. Tliftteeiltil utreet on edneda atteriiuuO
ai 'i o'elooK. without lurther notice.
MShlK.-At (lie-nut Ml), on the 4th In -a., 1 I
llivk l.K. in the Mat year of his aue.
'Hit rela'.h es itno irien.isut the faml'y ar reipei tfullv
In v K a io attend the mi e-al, trom nu late resid. ia e, on
M . ilnUMltk ni rnln1; ut li o eiin-k, wiifK ut 'unher njtic;e,
HoltY. On the IMth of October, nt Tefleni in 0 ni-r il
llorp.tui. ot (Ueae eotitraf'U'ii in inn urm Jtn w
Kiil.V .ul t'uiiii jiiiv A.. Tweuty-aiitth UcKimnt 1'buu
mvUuiiIu Vfieraii Vultint er, vouii(.,i,..t mod ot U.iuiMh
und tlie lute lr. Thomas 1'. . Koh.v, ol tlii city, lu the
xih year ol IiIn up.
lie di!d in tho hope ot n b!ei il iinm-irtalltv.
IUh n inwliit v eri' Interred in th- Uoveruiu iU feme
ti rv, .it Iti rsonvllle, hiriiii'iu.
Wll.C'X - At hi residence, Ni. 20 17 f'heanut utreet,
oit tl e ii orulriK oi thn 4th lnHtmit, olt.T n uliort ami
t ero Mneur,. CHi.tnlu DAVIO 1.. Vt I1J0.. aed
yciim. (New York, i-anent jdi'n-e copy.)
One iioi leu w'U he iilveu of Ina hmer.il crvl-fl
WILLIAMSON, -tut tlie ftth liMtuiit. ISAIH'.L J. wite
ol liol.t. N. Willlrimrton.
luv itotkti yU be ttivcD of the funeral.
A. 1 1 1 A. V Ti TN
! EICH cubtain ooor3,
I I'UlNnUllE COVKlltM.S.
M.SOls' II AI.I,.
Clil'SN'iT STHKI T
No. 71f UIKHNUT HTHl'.l'.T.
M I) U 0 TION
FANCY VELVET AND SILK
TO CIiOSK Tllkl 8KA.HON.
WOOD & CARY,
No. 7ft CIIF.HNUT ail.KKT,
LADIES' AND MISSES' HATS,
N K V H T Y 1 . K S ,
I. O TV PRICE,.
TRI.VKT llilXJlMfl mafc orsr til the lato.l t aui.'l
at a im.iWatc t,t. IK1.T BCNNtlH AKD IIA l' (.
WOOD & OAKY,
Ho. in rtuiisauT stkhct.
K 0 w
i; H A 1 Y ! !!
LIFE OF GENERAL HANCOCK.
WINTIELD, THE LAWYER'S SOX,
HOW 1IR BECAME A MAJOU-OKNERAI,.
BV KF.V. rilARI.KS W. nFNISOS,
Laic Cliaplaln U. 8. Vol..
AN AUTHENTIC AND rOTl'LAB LH'S 01
WIN HELD SOOTT HANOOCK.
rubllahed In haniJionie &ty, on fine white pupar.cle
gantly UltiMtra'.t'd, with a
CORKKCT FORTH AIT,
From a rhoto(rrih furnished by his parents, and several
Dirt ted designs, one of them drawn by the Cieueral him
tetf, w hilst a cadet at West Point.
Every hoy In th country bhoald read tbli book.
ASIIMKAD & KVANS,
No. Tit CI1E3NUT BTKKBT, Below Eighth,
12 6tuthit Pnn.aiiKLmj
TMiOK LOOK ! LOOK! LOOJ
J 4 TOisxin it May t,;oneprn ,
All ittrsoul Hucnu aiMincirUA eotd
ahould no to "ju
No 4M CHP.sNurs rmx r . ptMj.tc the ro-t oitiw,
l eie thfcv t'lia! their hair cut to
I lie ta w hm utl
fit hers full. sTie trhil will couvlnee any uriwa
.at it is tho
JUtttt: WJtm UllICi n mviv - iiv-u ontn
( iOAL AT FIRST COST COST FRICE TO
J KtiMkhiiiilri 17 nir ton Iniuiediitte Delivorr Cual
of best Quality. Hliareo, each ontiilniKto ona and a ha if
unis, at nrsi eosi, every ymv ior iwenty jrnrs, uu iu iim
dividiDili of profits fom tlm surplus coat, in a ow ha
oDtainej at sio, payanie, nan tn suuseriinnn. auu miii tm
J.mmrr b i.cxi, nt tha Ml TUAL HKU MUNTMS
f UAHKUN OA1. COMPANY, Office No. lil H Til I Kl
Street (opposite theUlrard Hank). Htock Capital, .-hi,iku,
iu b h hares MeHCiveii working eaonai. siiart
Htibaerlption of 4 aharas of IU shana, Mi; of 'i)
shaies, tl'.t, ; ol 00 iharos. iJt . of 100 shares, di- ; i Xt
Kach hare antltlcs tha holder to rwehfe, every year,
one kiid a tmlf t'.ns ol' eual. at coat, tor JO yuarM. ami t' kh
llv)aiiid. every six month, of LUe prottU iroiu the saJe of
all sui plot 04' aU
htoi kholdi rs who do not want any coal may have their
pruportKn of cal talil ky the Company for tl.sir especial
iN-nint. lh proilu buln paid ovr to them, Imlep mdont
of the regular cash dJtlJndi, to wlucn they ax also
I tir Oouipany pusses! la Re and well built Coat Work!
ai l'ftn-'n (near i rBi"i r. wnu tAwauve nimris iiiu
'I iml.er KlBlith. au enc. lJeiit Doable Mreaker. Hlniw Wurks,
lare Hteira El uln-a, siailrods, and all ether machinery
and apparatus, tu full pi-ratton, eapahln of mining W.Ou
l'HS, I Of eiimuru iv inv.'-w Mtiu Jtl ynt
This Coat Ik nf the best quuUtr. ehiofly of the Iltaek
Heath and Prlmroaa Veins, whtefc, whh several other
valuable rxtal veins, extend wlikln tha lines of the Com
a.hw faar i w ti intli'fl In let aih.
A b nneh ( f i he Ken clitic itallroad extenda to the vHnei
of the Company, over which tha coal ia dIly aoi to
hioek'hotrfere may order their Ooal la any of the aenai
mis vis. l.uuMi i umU llrokun, tii, Htttvo.nr Bf ut al
ail at the present iit prlee f $7 60 par ton, dilverj ttt
ihn Ikiiinm. mi Mil Hie usual distance ef the Cnm.ianv'a
enal r .ti d in the northern, middle, aud southern pjruoua
"Vlie roiupanyarid all the mining works are clear of debt,
r (1 all opei ;tlloLs are c.nimir.tm on me ria pnni'ipii.
1' ttr l'irClltr r"iiii'iiiiiiii -iiw uniii
No itii H..TU1H1' dtreut, soconJ floor, opposite Utrard
AL.nt fur Itostlltur. Mavitr Hover.
It.Miidcl " IMri tuN William c'ord D. II. VYolfe, Bbert
A. B. Jakoi- x, Hc.'ieiary. n-M-lu
JJOLIPAY 01 ITS
INUUHIIMCi MVDI3 i:HT.
OK, MAMC SI'IUNO CTl A.DLK,
lint mill aiisni. sn.l leiiviitbil Mur..'rr InvrntiDn it l
From t Vi-rt'rKl in, I ..'i.t.s rrmllr II is ItnUtitlj ce
vrtiil tntii a S.';n I't ii'r. tin lintau I ,'oiirh, lliihj .litm,nr .
nihj'-llor.c, I iit Waik. r, lilun Clmir, Nur.v; oimir,
llelihj Horn, a .1 "II tnn.
It pftertiiill. . 'ivtutPi tl.i- .vtl-of the roeVfnt mid
ai,r.l rc.l ret -f l rti,.t! or. rxm lsr and drllihtl SRll
r. n, arid ...f- fnc psi '-n.e ..I a rome.
A.mi tar-.-e ? iiri-t of rwicy llulnuji (ionils. at tfs
irorsi: iTruxisinNa stoiik,
Si 'III l IIKSSI'T BTBT.KT.
I! ; i .1 0 1 1 N A. Ml 1 1 tl'IIY.
J Ii A I U M U S,
EIAMOSD DEALER AND JEWELER.
No. 2 ClUvSNCT 8TR1-.UT,
tin ot h.iti.i 1 1st? and (trlfnltd asi'trtmoat r
S'll'IAIILK FOIl HOLIDAY l'KKSKH M.
Al.o. a hf TUUfiit aiictiDicfit jf
Gold and Silver Watches, Jew airy, &o.
Hllvxr Warn In urit varlttv, tillable for ltrl.lU au4
II tll.'ay I'ti .'ri' .
Any nAw rtm.nt or inmtiot it j.ireirr is cunijiit'ie, ana M
tesn irlceUi.a caq i.d Inui U in ilti. cl-.
Old Gold, Eilvur & Dinmnii ds Bought fur OaiA ,
A M U .N 1 S
PeritocA hnvln Plamontli or oilier prsriem aleoea t
4a-p9e of, will ilo wi-11 by calling on
DIAMOND DEALtR AXD JRWHLKK.
N. WI CUP.hSUT U.
Whu wiU gl.o V-e litlict ra.ili r:c;..
Old (iolil iiml Slltcr Koitsht fur Cash.
W FOUETH AND AECS,
BATK BBDUCED 80MK FINS Q'JODS FOR I B!
To faror the laudblo practice of making
VALUABLE CHSI8TMAS GITT3.
10U CHKMNUT R-1BK.KT.
E. M. NEEDLES
Is Daily lleoclvlnix
In eT6i7 variety And at
6UITARLB FOB TUB FALL TBAD8,
lti'it f!iu:sNtrr si kket.
CELLING OFF REDUCTION I PRICES.
J- lu oril.r lo cln.a out our ilona before tlio rir.t o
.lanuarr.wa l.avr mad. 1KEAT liRUUl'l ION In trcet,
and ar. com oIIitiii nouie verOHKAT H.UlAI)fH.
how u tua time fur avery oue to purchaio gooJ, a.HlraAla
aud aLeau ari!vn'. for
( IIIH.HIU4.tt I'KKiKal'H.
ilXW KruJSH OK CALICO,, FAST (.'OI,OH
anilbi.t qouiltli. .iHl.mij, and .Oc.
alu ii .inl. Kroncli Cbint..e. ut Mha.
l.Ksl AMKIllt.'AN liKLAIMSl,
Now .lyia. only 4110
lxiM i r rli.n a' v oilier stoie rn the cltr.
UURB8 OOlillN OK All. KIMI.i AT UKIlUCCIl
I'l.slV I'liRNCIi MKB1VOF.S,
Biaeb.lirpU., m i.tf.. l;nrn,. V,..!.-., tiroarii. andD'ackjl
I'ri.m kl t.i i.-OO
I't AIN HlKM'll 1-OI'l.tyH.
EUrBUHB CIOAKM AMI OTIO.MAN VKLOUIIS,
hluu., l.ri'n.., 1'iirpK'ii. Wine. .M'.ils.,
inov i.a mill llmnlH. all choice .liadea,
AT liliEAII.Y ftKDUi Kl PUU'KH
1IAVD80MK Ml. I'M KliK I'HKIU I'MAH I'KKSKNI'd.
5I.!re Ann. il., i-orilml,
I'.ati. i.. id K;in y Ki.k..
8CA1ICK ANIi liKllKAHI.K COLORS,
liiut.n, Wiiii m an J Vi,.U,l.,
Ai.il Mil.x i. 'I c. i-rr varlet,
AT LOW lllOKi.
BLACK 811 KH. BI.Af'K SILKS
Krcri variety arid iiualllT. V to I0.
SllAM I Oil I'lllltalMAS I'ilKMl.N TH.
1'i-.ll-n l.onH Shawls, 7 to $10.
llnul.. I. nx hi. wl, III loI iO. '
W..o!ln Mttuate shawiii, 14 id Ii.
a ar. ..Ilin. ail our Hi.awi. at last winter's priia.
C'ilFArl.HT Ml HI. IMrt IN HIE C'll V.
Hi.e heiuy 4-4 Ma.lln.atMe.
Fori'.ttlali. MusImi. at.V.
WiJl.uu.ville M u.IIdn at Oi'tl.
.-.v iork Ad III. Mii.lln. t is'x-.
I'pli'earl.ed Mii.l'n. at ;A) to 4ne.
He ivi I aoloninod Mii.linkat
Yard wk.le Vine rul.i.a.-lio 1 Mutlin. at
lard wide I'ftM I nbleui tied Mu.llu. al to.'j'o.
fl-n t'oc'isK.-l t'nhlea. hi'd Mu.llu. at Ikic
ft... Lawi. iee Menvv II u.llli. at bVw.
(-4 Jam, . "I. .uu Mill, ul
(OMca Good. 01 all kiud.,al urv low prl.-e..
II 81 KKI. dOK,
11 M-M Noi. 7M and 71) N. TEN I'll HlreaL
lOREAT BARGAINS, FROM AUCTION, IN i
V liryto.,i arpei., tin t -uiint ana window stia'lo.'
V. E. Aklll AUHAt LT. N. K.ornor of Kl.BVKNUi
andMAkKLT buni-li, will i.pun thU luiirninif, Ingram
.11 Wool. 7.,. H,'. 1 inlrl... li.jrl,, rs.n. -..,..1.
tllllua. W W ' l K.nlry und ht.lr r.ret.. rije. lo il'.'iO J '
K.H iij nr...,. s,m .., ..SB. iv Vi ; r HH.r vru i loin., I5e V.
tl-iii lillt K.iidervd M I..J..W Hl.aU.., 1 M) lo $.1: llutr a i4
l.reau Hliaillnx. : 111 inlet., $.S lo $16; I 'oQir.irtAblaaJ
$6i Mu.lin., W 10 .M):.: Iii lulii.a, ir j 1'oplln. and tt.ufl
7Hc.tnl(M); Wiwl. $1 to $10; H, arr, K:c. ti $S; Aiaa
C,IV . HI uu; 'l.bl. I.lueiia, II id to '.', (.'initoo Kl.u
nol.,4 In 7;'.; I'l.lu aud f amy C'M..luior... lijo. to $'i .v,.
New Biyle I'lilnt.e., t.i to 4"o. i W line, Orey and ifearlotl
riantirl., llo H7e ; Merino sluria and llr.w.r., $i it ta
$.' i Hi.lery and tlluvei, 1J to 7frc.i Coaie. i:.,itn, l'ir
Whole.ala ami ltcta.ll Slure, H. t. voru( of JCLKVENra
aud MAUK.KI' Slfe.il. 11 I .1.