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THE DAILY EVENING TELEGRAPH. I'lTILADELPIIIA, Kill DA V, DECEMBER 9, 1864.
OFFICt No. 03 S. THIRD STREET.
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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, Wl.
Gcnornl Siiek.man Las not boon honnl from
definitely by the Uohels since the 2.1 of Di--ccniher,
when ho was at Millen, Oeorrjla.
The latost Ilebel news from him indicates Unit
at that time ho wiui Ui."playiu hi columns
douth, and led theui to hupe that he was
dcstlnrd to cither Dnrien or Bruuswmk,
Georgia. It Is generally believed In tho Nortn
that General Siikhmax has taken Savannah;
and as all channels of new to the Kuh.l
papers are now cut off, it Is quite likely the
enemy could not hear of such a victory fur
our forces. The absence of reliable news
from General Suekman In tho Southern
journals, argues lor him great biiccc-him,
and tho tact that he has not mado Tor the
coast for supplies before this, proves that he
has sustained his army from tho enemy's
Country alone during all tho history of this
great expedition. Wo may expect glorious
news from General Siiekuax In a few days.
Mil. KTI VESitt OM HIM..
The lion. Tii.i!ki h Stevens may be a
very expert and experienced parliauifntari in,
but bis recent efforts In that t'lieetion would
geein to warrant the belief that he Is not much
of a fiuuiicier. His Gobi bill, which he intro
duced In the House of Ilepresentatives on
Tuesday, was quite summarily disposed of by
that body on Wednesday. It wits laid on the
table by a vote of seventy-three yeas against
flily-two nays. It would be well for the
country if the action of Congress on all plainly
absurd or impracticable measures were equally
prompt and decisive.
It could have done no possiblo good what
ever to have referred Mr. SriiVKNs' bill to a
Committee, or 10 have made it the subject of
a protracted discussion.' Indeed, It may be
doubted whether tho proposition to make a
pnptr dollar equivalent In current value to a
gold dollar, by act of Congress, is capable of
serious argument ; and it would not do Mr.
Stevens any discredit to suppose that, in
otleriiig such a bill, he was not in earnest, but
rather intended to ridicule the Idea of all such
legislation by presenting It In that extrava
gant form which tho logicians call tho re
liut be all this as it may, a largo majority
of tho House of Representatives required no
debate or report of a committee to satisfy
tlic-m that Mr. Stevens' plan for prevonti.13
the advance in gold and the depreciation of
the national currency, was not only not a
remedy for tho evils to be corrected, but posi
tively fitted to increase them. As regards any
attempt by tho resolutiou of a legislature to
impart to a piece of paper, in tho form of a
treasury or bank note, a value over and above
that Which it enjoys with the public as a cir
culating medium, must, of course, fail. And
It must do so for this obvious reasou, that no
matter what Congress might require the cur
rent value of a "greenback" to be, it certainly
has no power, much less authority, to cumpel
any citizen or person whatever to part with
lands, tenements, dry goods, or other thing of
utlue, In exchange for bank or treasury bills,
at an arbitrary and factitious valuation.
Whatever form or kind oi currency has no
intrinsic, hut only a representative value, must,
of necessity, be more or less fluctuating rela
tively to specie, which has a positive and per
manent value, and is the accepted standard of
price in the businuss or office of exohaugiug
all !orts of property.
Now, the treasury notes which Mr. Srr-
Vknh wanted to make by act of Congress as
good as gold, bo that a dollar "greenback"
should not only be the equivalent of a dollar
in eokl or silver, but be bo accepted In all -commercial
transactions, are in fact ouly so
many promises to pay at some future time
their full valua in specie. They, therefore,
simply represent the credit of the Govern
ment, which credit depends on contingencies
more or less controllable or reliable;
and Just In the pr portion that tho
public tilth In ttie solvency of tho Gov
ernment is airected favorably, or otherwise,
by cunent events, uitibt and will the national
credit rise or fall, and correspondingly the
circulating value of the issues of the Tr -asuiy
advance or decline relatively to coin. This is
a principle in finance- with the operation of
which human legislation can no more interfere
auccesBfully than n statute cau alter the phy
sical laws which govern the motions of air and
Water. Congress might, perhaps enact that
mall bits of leather shall pans as money at a
certain prescribed value beyond the actual
intrinsic worth of the leather it-cli'. Vet It Is
quite clear that unless the public would
accept such a currency hi accordance
W 111 the act, in the traiivictious f trade and
commerce, the act would be prai-tlc.dly null
and Ineffective; w' lle It is hardly nc-essayy t)
tell any man of sense, in n 't less any phllo
gopliica! statesman, that there is not, und at
long as the rights of pmuiu property are
respected by Government cannot be, any
rower In lci:llatiires to compel any person to
purl with any thliif? of real value that Is his,
unless he can get his own price for It, and
have that price paid In what ho may consider
money, or lw equivalent. Any legislation,
therefore, or any attempt at legislation, which
propones to contravene this natural and whole
some role In commercial economy must prove
lno cratlnc to effect any good result, and be
productive only of mischief.
The practice of speculating In gold Is no
iVobt obit ctionatile in certain respects, and It
is tilso most desirable that the national cur
rency nhoulil be fully or neiirly at par always
with gold. Hut no expedient.-! of Congre s,
however cunningly devised, can ell'ectiially
prevent the trade in gold as a commodity ;
while every effort to restrict It must In svitably
raise the puce of the article In proportion to
the Increased ditlleulty and risk of dealing la
it, and. consequently, the difference- between
the value 01 gold und the purchasing power of
the national currency be widened Instead of
In short, such legislation as that proposed
by Mr. Steven is always unwise, because
practically useless. It can do no good, while
it may do much barm. The country is, there
foie, to be congratulated that Its Represcnti
tives ho quickly saw and suppressed a measure
that was visionary in its nature, and capable
only of working incalculable public Injury.
in nn. mi.w ' s noi'it:i.ivs
l;irhmond editors always know how to
work up for their readers a victory out of a
defeat. They are entitled to credit for inge
nuily, and as it is unlikely that the Confede
rate l'utent Olllce will ever be called upon to
issue patents to any one iu the South for
mechanical or other inventions, why not
compliment the editors of the Examiner,
Whin, hixpatch, and Sentinel with patents
for improved modes of manufacturing vic
tories out of overwhelming disasters? It
Ji:i K. Davis wants to show his gratitude
and prove to mankind that "Republics are
not ungrateful," let him order these issues ut
once. Resides, it will give the Commissioner
stencilling to do, and rub the rust off the
wheels of the Talent Department.
The Examiner of the 5th has heard through
Northern papers of the battle at Franklin,
'J'enne.'see, and although it contesses that the
Rebel authorities have had never a word from
Hood respecting the engagement, the E.
aminer goes off into raptures over the Union
reports, and sees in them a mignilleent tri
umph for tho Rebel anus.
It assumes ut once that, as the Northern
papers always "lie," the victory remained
with Hood. No matter how ".Suuufikld
brags, It is perfectly evident that tho Federal
aimy was deleated." Truth being a quality
unknown to their own generals, they take it
for granted that our generals are like them
consequently fck'HoFim.n's despatch, an
nouncing the Rebel losses at from five to six
thousand, is pronounced falso; an 1 it is asked
how ho could know this unless he counted
the dead and wounded ?
We will ask the wiseacre of the Ecamincr
how it was that Uaiilv reported, after the
battle at Cedar Creek, that Siiukidan'a loss
was from eight to ten thousand, while his own
was not more than fifteen hundred or two
thousand? Or how the Examiner published.
' alter Lee'8 terrible defeat at Gettysburg,
J where the Rebels ran away, leaving Meade
i to bury their dead, that the Union loss iu
1 killed, wounded, and prisoners amounted to
forty-live thousand men? Did Eaki.v or
1 Leu remuin to count tho dead ? By no
' means; but then Rebel generals never "lie;"
' they ure too "chivalrous;" their "honor" is
1 too dear to be tarnished with falsehood.
Somehow or other, Northern people, after
! reading their wonderful reports, do uot readily
Income disciples to this belief iu he immacu
late veracity of Southern commanders or of
. Southern editors.
I Rut a victory must bo made out for home
and foreign ell'ect, and so the Examiner'
wits being at work, the man with the goose
quill sagely concludes, altera half column of
specious reasoning, that because Schofiemj
"withdrew" during the night, IIodd remained
. master of the field. Rut the Examiner can
not understand that Uooli's entire forces had
been terribly repulsed in every assault upon
1 ScuoFlKl.u'e! works. The fact that he was
behind earthwork is Ignored, and that other
fact that the Union columns did not number
a third of Hood's army, is lelt altogether out
. of sight. The Rebels know well that the
advantage Is always with troops protected by
works, aud all accounts from Fraakliu, writ
ten by eye-witnesses, agree that the carnage
in front of our line of defense was horrible. No
less than a dozen disdnet charges were made
by Hooih men, and every charge was re
pulsed afier a fearful carnage in their rauks.
Hood was never "master of the ground." He
was diivenolf over and over again, his dead
and w ounded remaining under our guns.
Rut the point with the Examiner is, that
Sciioi iei.d retreated. Granted. He was
undi r orders from General Thomas to full
back and loin him south of Nashville. While
obeying these instructions Hood overtook
him at Franklin, determined, if possible, to
crush him before he could form a Junction
with Thomas. Simiofiei.d comprehended
the situation, saw his danger, and resolved to
slop und Bc'cpi' battle. The Rebel General,
ctn.tl leal of kui cess, ordered un assault, and
wi.en the first was repulsed, with his accus
toim d pertinacity ho ordered a second, third
and so on, uuiil night coming down, and find
ing that no iuiprcsnion had been or could bo
made on the. heroic little army in Franklin,
he ceased his bloody attack, after havini? ten
generals placed horn tie combat, aaeriflcing
full iUOO men, und losing lii-X) prisoners.
Hc-forc dawn of thn next morning, Srno-
fiF.i.n resumed his march towards Nashville,
burning the Ilarpcth bridge, and leaving !Iooi
to follow as best he coul.l. This the Rebel
General did during the day, 'aklng good care
not to pursue too closely. The previous after
noon's work had given him a sample of what
the Union army could do when brought
If the Hchcls can And material in this signal
repulse of their army for a victory, tlmy are
welcome to It nil; ami Thomas and S no-
1-n 1. 1 will furnish them with nn abundance
more, mid pel haps of better quality, whenever
Ilootilccls like again investing. One ques
tion arises, and we put the query to the K.r
awimr: "It Moon's l'r.iiiMin triumph cost
him five thousand of his best troop, how
many men will behave left after gaining "a
lew more of the same sort ?"
OVW M.rllF.I RV OF TIIK xtvv.
Considering bow much the Navy has effected
(luring the war, it is singular that the popular
estimate of Mr. Wkm.f.h attributed to him a
nature fit. lor Sleepy Hollow. Even although
the perusal of his long report may make some
people nod, it w as certainly written by a man
who was very wide awake, lie need scarcely
apologize for tiring the nation witlwa recapitu
lation of Its own glory. The fault lies with
the Navy for winning so many victories. Mr.
Wei. EEs only does bis duty in describing
them as tediously numerous.
The fact Is that Mr. W ei.i.eh makes some
suggestions to radically practical In their
character, that they will hardly bo acknow
ledged ns emanating from the mind of an old
fogy. We need only sta e to I'hiladelphians
that lie is strongly In favor of having the navy
yard for iron-clads placed at League Island,
to know that they will be Immediately im
pressed with his good sense. Perhaps, how
ever, they may consider the eligibility of that
site so manifest that any Secretary could sea
it with half an eye, so we will proceed lo indi
cate some of the points In which it was possi
ble for a Secretary of the Navy to bo mistaken.
In six weeks alter Mr. Wei.i.es entered
upon tho discharge of his duties, he was
ordered to blockade over three thousand live
hundred miles of coast. To do this, ho h id
lew hldps, and most of these were either dis
mantled or on loicign stations. There were
only about two hundred seamen available at
lie naval stations, and many olllecrs had de
serted. The exploits of the navy in establish
ing an effective blockade, and iu illustrating
the arms of the country with brilliant,
signal, and repented victories, bright as they
are, seem brighter still from thn record of the
nothingness from whence this destructive
ocean power has sprung.
Mr. Wei.i.es desires to open the naval scr
vice to the meritorious, and therefore ho pro
poses that a certain number of cadets for the
Naval Academy bo chosen from apprentices
on tin; school-ship, lie says: "From among
the apprentices in tho school-ship, a selection
of one half of tho midshipmen annually ap
pointed might be mado with great advantage
to the service and the country. These appren
tices iu their preliminary training in the school
ship will have developed the'r capabilities and
aptitude lor the profession, and, iu transferring
them to the Academy, there will not be the
manilold errors which attend so large a por
tion of those who are appointed under the pre
In the face of certain opposition from naval
oflicers, Mr. Wei.i.es distinctly says that it is
an anomalous condition of affairs, and one which
requires correction, where the commanding
oflicers on board of a steamship know nothing
about the management of the motive-power,
and the engineers aro equally ignorant of
duties on deck. He remarks that "while
cruising under sail, or lying In port, one-half
of the officers aro, by existing regulations,
idle, and incapable of participating in duties
that are olten laborious aud oppressive on tho
officers of the line, comparatively speaking."
"On the otlier hand, the other
half of the officers are incapable of managing
the steam motive-power, or of taking charge
of the engine-room in an emergency." Mr.
Wei.i.es remarks that it may be objected that
steam-engine driving is a specialty. But, ho
replies very cogently, that it is no more a
specialty than gunnery is. When seamanship
was tho only education given to a naval
officer, it was thought necessary to have
a sergeunt of marines to drill sailors
in tho manual. When, gunnery became a
specialty, it was proposed to liavo a corps of
ordnance officers on board of naval vessels.
Vet, the Secretary goes on to say, ourj oflicers
are fortunately taught seamanship, gunnery,
and flic infantry drill. If they are thus ren
dered more odicient, he does not see why
they should not be made still more so by in
struction iu steam-engineering. He wishes
mid.-hipmen to bo taught the management of
the steam engine, and ho would have
engineers taught the art of design and
conslruction, as necessary to a scientific body
of officers upon whom tho duties of inspection
and construction may devolve. Mr. Wki.i.es
concludes this topic by remarking that,
"w ith the adoption of the suggestions here
made, we shall, in due time, have a homoge
neous corps of officers, who will bo masters of
tho motive power of their ships in tho future,
as they have been of seamanship in the past.
Ry this arrangement there w ill be in each ship
double the number of officers capable of fight
ing and running the vessel, without additional
api ointments or expense."
Any one who knows sailors, who huve so
great a regard for time-honored usage that
they will not even be made comfortable with
out eoi sidciing it an unwarrantable innova
tion, will appreciate the hardihood of Mr.
Wi Li, eh in presuming to think that, line olll
ecrs could possibly go to the engine-rooms, or
engineers manage to walk a dock. All this does
not look In the least old-fogylsh, and wc trust
that tho country will award Mr. Wki.i.kh tho
credit for thn progressive spirit which lie has
certainly evinced. If any Secretary of tho
Navy ever Issued a more sensible report, wn
would like to have It pointed out to us. If
the public still insist that lie-is an old fogy,
all we, can say is that It is a great misfortune
for a man to have a long beard.
We cannot conclude our praise of Mr.
Wi.l.i.Es without allinliii'.r to the gr-vo'iil man
ner with which he awards commendation for
all that has been done, to those with whom he
has at least an equal right to shine the honor
Wc prefer to let his modest phrase speak lor
itself. "Rut it is to the o'.Heers and men of our
naval service that the great lenown of what
has thus Isr n done, and is doing, jnslly be
longs. The best administration of this Depart
ment can do little more at any time than to
give them the adequate means ami the right
opportunity of action. To them, therefore,
first and always, Ih the honor, when their own
country and the world shall recognize in this
expansion, and these exploits of our naval
power, a spectacle of patriotic and virtuous
herol. in worthy of the cau-.fi in which it Is
displayed, and of the national lite which it
Illustrates ami defends."
Till: Ml H1.IAIIY OF Till: I S I J ItlOIfS
KF.ro it r.
This report includes a synopsis of all that
has taken place during the past year In regard
to public lands, mineral territory and discove
ries, New Mexico and Arizona mines, the
Union I'm illc Railroad Company, the Indians,
Tensions, 1'aleiit Olllce, l'uhlic Buildings,
Benevolent Institutions, the .District l'olice,
the Census Stitistlcs, &e.
In the first place It Is obvious that the
proper management of the public lands always
must absoib a very large share of public atten
tion. This is self-evident, when it is remembered
that of the two liimiBand million of acres
embraced in the territorial extent of the
United Stales, one thousand four hundred
million are included in the public domain.
One-third of this lias already b ;en disposed of.
From the year 181)0 up to 18(10, inclusive, the
average income from sales was two and three
quarter million of dollars per year. During
the last ten years the increase has been less
than during the present decade. Tho receipts
from ordinary sales for the year ending Juno
;i(), lfc04, were a trille over six hundred and
seventy-eight thousand dollars. The quan
tity of public lnnd surveyed annually, for
several years past, has been the amount dis
posed of annually.
Tho brief c onsideration which the report
gives as to mineral territory aud discoveries,
is signticai'tand suggestive. New discoveries
in the precious metals, particularly lu silver,
have been made in the region bounded on the
west by the Sierra Nevada mountain ranges,
and including portions of Nevada, Arizona,
and Idaho. Some approximate idea of the
immense mineral resources yet remaining to
us will Ihj eniertained, when it is compre
hended that, in Nevada alone, the mines which
are now open would, it is calculated, yield,
with the application of proper machinery, ten
million of dollars per month. It Is through
this riehly-veiiietl region that tho Union
Pacific Ra'lroad will pais. These facts in
regard to our mineral resources should he
well digested. Large portions ol three States
and six Territories are Included in tho region
in which deposits of precious metals abound.
The richest veins yet discovered have boon
but slightly wrought. New discoveries are
to be made, new applications of machinery are
to be undertaken. Tho wealthy reservoirs
upon which wc are to draw may then be said
to be absolutely inexhaustible. Wo have a
national debt to pay. These will help to pay
it. The suggestion that an authentic publi
cation should be made in regard to our yet
unapplied means, deserves all possible ami
immediate encouragement. An appropriation
for these purposes would be of the utmost
value. It would more than repay itself. A
principal part of our means of liquidating the
debt contracted by the Government for the
overthrow of the great Rebellion, these minos
can be made to furnish.
Since the adjournment of Congress, t!-e
Union TiiciHc Railroad Company has ex
pended more than half a million of dollars
upon the main line of the road leading west
ward from Omaha. One hundred miles of
this have been permanently located; forty
miles are iu process of construction.
With regard to the Indians, the Secretary
suggests the omitting of the appropriations
lor the payment of money annuities, when
good policy or engagements that pre-exist
will Function such an arrangement.
C'f the fifty one thousand one hundred und
thirty-flva pensioners upon the rolls, five are
revolutionary soldiers, one thousand four hun
dred and eighteen nre w idows of revolutionary
soldiers, twenty-two thousand seven hundred
and sixty-seven are army pensioners, twenty
five thnmnnd four hundred and thirty-three
ure orphans and mothers of army pensioners,
aud one thousand live hundred and live are
are sailors. Over four and a half million of
dollars were expended on pension account
hist year. The National Ranks, it is recom
mended, should he required U perforin the
office of pension agents.
Last year six thousand seven hundred and
forty applications for patents were made, and
liiur thousand eight hundred and forty-three
patents w ere issued, including reissues. The
receipts of the office, up to -September ;j, ISO t,
including balance, were two hundred and
S'Xij -eight thousand five hundred and seventy
one dollars; Hie expenditures, two hundred
and twelve tliousau I four hundred and fitly
tliree dollars; leaving n balance of cighlc m
thousand dollars more than that of the pr -vlous
The duties of the clerical force engaged
upon the census statistics will soon be com
pleted. The Tolumo on population has already
been printed and distributed.
-nit: in kf.ai or (iHiiN tmcK,
Commander IIenky A. Wise, the energetic
and accomplished chief of tho Bureau of
Ordnance, in ids annual report, states
that the work ol fabricating cannon has I
steadily progressed during the year ending
N'ovcmbir 1, 1114. Over fifteen hundred
guns of different calibre wep- added to the '
grand total, including some 10-inch solid- 1
hot guns, and three M-lmh D.dilgreu guns.
The rule observed in arming our ships-of-war
was to place on them the heaviest and most
cflccl'vc puns they could with safely bear. .
One tl.lng is certain, nnd that is that all the
demands of the navy have been promptly met.
It will give unusual satisfaction to learn that
no difficulty is anticipated in the manufacture
of the immense l.Vinch guns, for which three
foundries have contracts. The Report empha
tically stales that the cannon of the United
States navy, made exclusively from American
arms, are unsurpassed by those of any other
nation. The cast-iron banded rifle of Tak
n A i r, and tho bronze Impounders and
ponnders of DAili.riitEN, are the only kinds
used in the navy. The percentage of loss by
rupture and enlargement is exceedingly
During the past year tests have been made
of the power of the guns belonging to tho
navy, and in common use In the batteries of
our ships, against both solid and built-up
plaits. The result Is entirely In favor of the
guns aud their solid projectiles. The hist
change ellected In any part of the ordnance
equipment ol the navy is thai which has taken
place in the ordinary wooden broadside car
riage. Between muzzle-loading and breech
loading muskets tho advantages are held to bo
with the latter. A thoroughly organized gun
nery ship, for the training of officers and men,
Is recommended; and the removal of lar'Te
magazines ol powder nnd deposits of nitre to
more secluded localities is strongly urged.
Commander Wise pays the following tribute
to the superior facilities of our city for the
Important operations of his bureau :
"Pun Ai.i.i.i iii.v The limited space o viipiod
by tins navy ynid.a'tliounh situated in the (treat
est nuiimlHcturiTiK city of the lint fd S a'.es, has
necessarily rcstrlccd the ordnance work to the
simple preparation of the Imttcries of i-h-pi. It
cannot, thcreiore, strictly speaking, he considered
a manufacturing Hep 't for ordnance stores; Imt
within itscupa' ity it h is never failed tnr-.spond
to tin cicls made iip -n it, and the Bureau is well
assured Unit, If at any time an cxtcn-loa of ro nn
in this yard is possible for ordnance purpo-es, the
eminent skill of the arti-ans of Philadelphia will
ho developed in too production of work unex
celled by the mechanics of any other locality.
'I his jnrd has, moreover, the advantage of un
nliiicdnncc of coal and iron near at hau l, with a
Unite foundry at Reading to supply the (tuns, and
a well-located magazine, at Fort Millliu t r pow
der and slit lis; wliilo a few miles beyond the
uiii(n.ziDc, on the river line, arc the impiirt tnt
powder-mills of Messrs. Ut'i'UNT & Co., from
whence to draw supplies."
JOIIV WIKM MlltM.Y.
Indications from Washington point to a
lurther change in Mr. Lincoln's, Cabinet, to
be caused by the translation of Mr. Usuek to
the vacancy of Judge of tho United Slaves
District Court lu Indiana. Among tho promi
nent names suggested for tho position of
Secretary of the Interior is John W. Foiinev,
Estp, of Pennsylvania. There is certainly no
citizen of Pennsylvania whose appointment
would be hailed with more general satisfac
tion. The political history of Mr. FoknevLs so
familiar to the public that it is unnecessary to
urge It in support of his claim to such a recog
nition. Iu tho hour when President
BiciiANAN turned towards the false gods
of slavery and treason, Mr. Fohney severed
he almost idolatrous friendship of his whole
ife, and sought amid strangers and former
political enemies, the opportunity to carry out
the loyal convictions of his heart. How he
has succeeded the world knows.
In his character Mr. Fohnk.y combines all
he requisite energy and vigor, wdth an en
arged experience in public life. He pos
sesses administrative abilities of tho highest
order, and Is inflexibly devoted to the cardinal
principles to which the nation his so recently
pledged its faith, anew. His appointment
would bo a proper rebuke to tho aristocratic
slaveowners w ho opposed his having a place in
Mr. Buchanan's Cabinet, and would bo a
signal recognition of tho moral aud political
worth of a self-made statesman, who has
already adorned so many public stations.
KlilTOKIAI. CO IK I ICS V.
We havo clipped, incidentally, from the Bed
fold Jiujuiri r tho following courteous editorial
acknowledgment of the success which bus at
tended our tllorts in the publication of Tun
Kvknino Tr.i.Ktiit.wu. Tftis Is oulv one out of a
large number which we receive from both jour
nals and individuals. Our news and editorials
arc copied all over the country, and our local
column is republished in almobt all the city morn
ing papers, and this witbottt a word of credit.
We are always happy to have any contemporary
republish our articles, but it is simply an act of
jutice thut tho time, mom'y, and intelliieaco
win hare expended iu procuring theui, should
receive an acknowledgment of the sourco from
which the articles are derived.
The following is the article referred to:
' (ii NKiiAL GitAxr. The account on our first
';; oi (uncial Uiiasi'i in ovum e its, I'roui the
rhiladt Iptna w.mno I'ci.iaiitAi'it, is as ime-ic-tli
K us a loiuniice, with Hie udvuiitago-la its
fawir ol bciiiuttue. ispe diiugoi'Tiin Tbubouai-h
iiiiiiiiiis us mat wc ought to tell our reulers A
imt ili-t many of theui uuty nut have tlio oppor
tunity ot knowing, as wc do, viz : tiiAt tlio l'.ala
tlelphia Lv i.nino I't.i.iajH.M ii is becoiuimc one of
tl.f iiLil' o' und u.e-'t eulerptisiug Journals In tilt
hIioIc loui.try. Though ouly a year before tiro
iitiiilie, it hui'uvery fti ncially accredited position,
l.iruhi.ii il tie i'.nuinij liulklin iu uMUe csseit
liuleel a gootl nevi Hpiipi r."
Wc M.ilt -c tln.t lior. II. J. Kiiynii.nd, or the
Ni w Yotk 7Vic, Connrcoiniin elect, is iilronJy
hpiir.cn ot )y his fi icutlK i t tlio (Speakership of
i he nt. m lluuac of Ucpresentutivcii.
pn - MAKRIKB.
AsnnrnnT-wAYNr. -on tim siii f
the ( leirrh of tl AtunrniK'il, I'J the !It. Dr. W lliot,
J.illN AsillIL Iisl.Jr., tu BAllAll.,ilusutorof Wia.
II. Wavne. . . ,
ltoiMF-WtllTE. on YVr diet ilar. TVcsmbr 1th,
H1 "V lh" IC.-T. M A l. W,MW How. IIK.NRY V.
I.Ol'lll 1. MAUI A t I.1.MKNTINE, dauKbtoruf WUIlaia
h. w kilo.
AnnOT.-On WMnp.s.lav.tliK 1th lnt., after !iort
ICm-s, c Men I NL s.. .lanijliier ol Sama I sua tili-ti-tli
M. 11. Ahh.it.
toriX.-Suiia. nlr. on ilii :th Intttnl. at lli rcMnca
n- l.pr hrnOicr, 1. H' llnwi-n. In tho r It vol Ah-xan'Irta.Va .
I'l lllil. JAM. mi l.l. , im Franalni K. Hue, and
ilntulitt-r nt Cfi,t,iin Wllllim anl Elizabeth Jluwen.of
tlm cvtv. In th I -t ti your mi ikt air.
Hip rcla'iv, n nti.i iriiMiilsnt ih- lamMy aw rDTteiUf
It vitid t" alien. I h,-r funeral. IT nn Oie rel'!enr nt hnr
t:ir-nt N". It ' Ku itinoiKl ir.-'tt brl"W Ann. on Samr
n y, the Ktth In-timt, at 1 uYl.,t-k. Eiin"r.il Tvl-'- la
h- Itchi nt ttp houp. IntiTint-nt at tho Fr-mMm Ceme
tery. I Iti-ntllnn fii.porx iilr-am- c'iiy.J
'I I-Ml I.E. sm'ilinlv, ,.n WelnieHy the. 7th Inatant,
MA It I II A AN NA, wile ot .f .'I'll E.'Ii'inli'.
'I'hn ri'la'h a- mid fni'n1 nf the t.inil are Invited t
attet rl tier f'nne'Hl. Irom her h ithatiir ri'iiirt- nre, No. 111
hptti'-e tn ot, I'll satni'inv ru-iriilnu at 11 o i:lica v
M I) U C T I 0 X
FANCY VELVET AND SILK
TO CT.OSK TIIK BKASON.
WOOD &. CARY,
No. 7 iift CT1KSNUT STUKET.
LADIES' AND MISSES' HATS,
N K W STYLUS,
YKI.VKT HON SETA tnaf o ovr on the latetl Fmtooi
at a imn'.eratr ct. FELT BONNETS AM I1.VT3 KB-SUA1-EU.
WOOD & OAKY,
No. Trt CUeSMUT BTKKBT.
B10H OURTAIN GOODS,
No. 719 CIIKSNUT STREET.
No. 7 lO C1IJEHIN UT MXlliJliT.
STOVES! STOVES ! ! STOVES!!!
IMPORTANT SI 'I It 'K
PLKSONS IS WANT OK ATOVEK.
JOHN Mi KM ,111 ,
No li .1 M ItKLT Mired,
Is tolling offhi lurte Htut'ti of superior
1 1 AH III KM SC STiiVEB
At Kreallv roJcn-U prln-i, ii,r two wtMii, after whli'h tlmft
the rt iualniiiti btuck will be suld at public auction. li-H-til
"VO TIME TO BE LOST." ALL PARTIES
di'Hlr nit Information on any point or pnltitn, can
receive the n&aic without ili-lav, yn emi.-Jtlntr thi-lr aihlreaa
art) fl'ty cenlt, to lio& :bti, Philadelphia Toll Olllc.e, 1'aan
rTST- TEMPERANCE MEETING, THIS
Kvenlni .-, at 7,S o iini'k, at the Hall, N. W. corner
of KINtll aim oiltAlU) Avmue. Cuuie, hear, anil linn
the I'ieOse .
rj- DEPARTMENT I'OR SUPPLYING
-'' the' t:itj with Wuter.
All pi THont l,ti it'K cLihiiN jiBiilnt tnli Dflrmrtment will
print'iit the ttiti. r ut tint I'ltli-tiot' l ho t'hiiM' Kiulneur, So'
1U4 B. 1 1HU si ri 11, "ii "I' I't'foie liei-i iniKT l'i, lnn.
II. P. ,M. IllltKIKMINE.
1? -3t f lu'ri' Engine r Wa'cr I), panuiiut, Phila.
-Trr 01' I ICE OF HONEY-COMB PETRO-
so. i-i h. rut'irrii BTitK.r.r,
TIFuWrltlon 11 "H wUI be clo.eJ uu Tburidajr,
DVh s'l'-criiiieatPB S toi-a 111 he lamed an 11 mlay, 19th
in.t ,u tn,m derol ,h. ay1 P.ld,nt.
TiiiiiiaaToLMAii.a'iviotUM- aid rraaturei. li u-6t
TrT- JOHN OOl'GII DELIVERS HIS
wrv -;reat I erlnre ou "I'eculliir People," on TIIORrt
li VY KVfcMMi; ami mi ' I impernni-a," oa KKIOAV
VKNl'm; In I'ONl'hltl' HAI L. A lew eema may yet
h. , Siialiied b rarlv a.pll.'ti..n at JMrtlen'a. " "!
Chetnul utreet. Tl. ael will ills . bu (I al the Hall on
the telling of the Leitur.t. Doom open at J o'clock!
Vf- OFFICE OF THE UIRARD ESTATE,
v.. mi i Vi ."I II ttd-t.
' . 1lanAmK. IS tat
niuiwilill E I'll I I- ASK l.lltAUII t'HAI. I.ANOlt.
In coiiipnaine llh reaolntlon of the Select and Uom
nion CoufTcll. of the t'lly ol Philadelphia, approvoU May
I aealeil nmpomiU win received nt this olllce
n u 1 Fit liAV.'l.ece.nlH-r Hi. UM.at a o clock Y. M., to
einaiuch nan ol the north illiplu vehu on the Ihrael
V "'. . Z .well hi..! Kd.r.l !.o.c.i trap I. not h.re
t. hi ru It used In the present form of lelnK the f llr,trd
eoilnimU etceiiflniilhal the partlet thall covenant aa
n.e. . to iv'l "rkel value or lump eo.l a. tbo
tie ahali ealal at Port 1 larhon-lor ch-mul, at the name
laid aluc..ob..W'Vcr thai the ...tu paid I. hall
nol he le. Ih l'l tw nlv-llve conta tor e ti ll t in of coal
niliod not ehe-nut: and not lett tin n lenient, for that;
a of other tl eel. on the a.ime teria. lo tucb other ..--?...
iiiav be a", pttd In accordance with Ilia prot lilona
'f ' rVeiTiJ lion lo which t i a supplement, who .nail
nr...'nt tuttlcii nt evidence ilia' ha l a competent auit
ikTnul miner and 'Uh ahle to mini tlio c ivenant. of lh
Hula ttald in iipo-alt lo lie opened In the prunciu e of th
JVluuilttM- "n oi'ard Estate, and the lease to be awaxdei
" Till' alveWaiiccoMhc bidder and the mode nl arrlvlnT
al Ihc price ol coal at Port I'ai boii lo be determined only
by ,. eacnllon of a li'.t. In wrt.ln R
11 9 lutw 4t. Superintend, in ol the illrard K.talt.