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TIIE DAILY EVENING TELEGRAPIfFIIILADELPIIIA , MONDAY, JUxNE 5, 1871.
PUBLISHED EVERY AFTERNOON
AT THE EVENINQ TELEGRAPH BUILDING,
No. 103 8. THIRD STREET.
MONDAY, JUNE 6. 1871.
TUF FUTURE FRENCI1 GOVERN'.
Now that the Commune has been crushed,
many speculations are hazarded in regard to
the future government of Franoe. The na
tion has long been divided Into three well
defined factions or parties, the Imperialists,
the Monarchists, and the Republicans, the
two latter being in turn subdivided the Mo
narchists into Bourbons and Orleanists, and
the Republicans into those who favor a na
tional repnblio modelled after the United
States or Switzerland, and those who would
combine socialism and the most cruel and
extravagant excesses nnder the banner of
lied Republicanism. .
The tendency of recent events has been to
strengthen the monarchical party, bat it re
mains to be seen whether they can acquire
sufficient influenoe to regain power. It is re
ported that the long feud between the Bour
bons and Orleanists has at last been healed by
a recognition of the claims of the Count de
Chambord, representing the old Bourbon
1 line, with the understanding that at his death
the succession Bhall pass to the representative
of the presumed legal rights of the Orleanists.
Count de Chambord, in his recent ooncilia
t6ry manifesto, annonnoed that if he was called
to the throne he would treat all parties fairly,
that he had no enemies to reward and no
friends to punish; that he would assume no
absolute powers; and that he would be guided
in the practical management of public affairs
by a Constituent Assembly or Parliament
in other words, that he would rule Franoe
very much in the same manner as Queen Vic
toria rules the United Kingdom. On only
one point did he lay special stress the duty
, of protecting Papal authority and defending
the priesthood. Substantially, his platform
combines a union of the two monarchical
parlies pledged to act fairly to other organi
zations, a promise of the establishment of a
constitutional instead of an absolute mon
archy, and a distinct avowal of warm devo
tion to Catholicism; and this combination
renders him a formidable candidate for the
French throne. ' ,
The Imperial party was so badly damaged
by the blunders of Napoleon ill that its
restoration in his person is impossible. Its
hopes are faint enough at best, but all those
it now cherishes hinge on a Regency in the
interest of, the Prince Imperial. Napoleon,
in losing the military prestige on whioh his
dynaBty was founded, well-nigh lost every
thing; and if the priesthood totally abandon
Lis fortunes, partly to resent the abandon
ment of the Pope, and partly on aooount of
the positive assuranoes held out . to them by
the Count de Chambord, it will be soarcely
possible to restore any form of Bonapartism.
One other solution is possible. Despite the
diBgraoe brought upon lied Republicanism in
Paris, the Oovernment which crushed the
Commune and whioh has ruled the nation
during the last few months illustrates the
possibility of maintaining a comparatively
just and rational speoies of republican gov
ernment; and there is a chance that, after
some minor modifications, it may be perpe
tuated. M. Thiers, its official head, declared
a few weeks ago, in the most solemn manner,
that he was profoundly attached to saoh a
repnblio, and that he honestly believed it to
be the form of government best adapted to
the present1 needs of Franoe. If he adheres
steadfastly to this opinion, casting the whole
weight of bis influence in support of it, he
may reap enduring and well-deserved fame
by establishing a permanent French republic.
THE PRESENTMENT OF THE OR A ND
There appears to have been an unusual
amount of solid common sense in the oom-
UUBillUU VI bUD U1BUU wuij vuu w-k j kuiui)
and their presentment contains a number of
suggestions and points of information that
are well worthy the attention of the publio in
general and of the constituted authorities in
particular. This Grand Jury, unlike some
of their predecessors, did npt find every
thing lovely in the management of the
various publio institutions that came under
their supervision, but, on the contrary, they
saw numerous instances where radioal changes
and improvements were imperatively de
manded. At the beginning of their present
ment they alluded, as other grand juries have
done, to the necessity of making the commit
ting magistrates salaried officers, and thus
removing from them the temptation to make
wrongful commitments for the sake of the
fees, but in addition to this they called the
attention of the court to the fact that aldermen,
as well as officers in tfee State House Row,
f rem the Sheriff down to the lowest official,
have the unenviable reputation of making
exorbitant and extortionate charges. It is
creatly to be feared that this unenviable re
putation is much deserved by the Row ofll
cers, and it would be highly satisfactory if
some citizen who has suffered at their hands
would adopt Judge Fiuletter's suggestion,
and commence a prosecution for wiaderneanor
In the County Prison the Grand Jury found
the air damp and unwholesome from want of
proper ventilation, and nearly all of the cells
pervaded by an offensive odor highly inju
rious to the health of the prisoners. Many
of the prisoners were unprovided with beds,
and young and old 'were frequently huddled
together ia one cell.iu a manner oruol and d t
woralizing in the extreme. As a ptrtul
remedy for these evils the Grand Jary re
commend the immediate enlargement of
the i prison, but it U obvious
that, in addition to this, measures should be
taken for a more thorough ventilation of the
present building. A large number of th ise
confined in the County FrLoa owed their
troubles &reolly or indireotly to the too
free use of alcoholic drinks, and in this con
nection the Grand Jury reoommend the pas
sage of a locar eption law. They, however", ,
animadverted severely upon the non -execution
of the present laws for the regulation of the
traffic in spirituous liquors. JThe Sunday law,
in particular, is practically a dead letter, and
saloons in all sections of the city carry on
their business on Sunday without the slightest,
attempt at concealment.
The general management ofthe Almshouse
was found to be satisfactory, the cbief difS
culty being in the overcrowding of the Insane
Department. A remedy for this will shortly
be provided in the new buildings now being
"With regard to the Ilonse of Refuge sone
very important suggestions were made. The
manner in which the' institution is conducted
excited favorable comment, but the faot that
nearly three-fifths of the children admitted
were confined on complaint of or at the re
quest of their parents or natural guardians,
was alluded to as alarmingly significant. The
Grand Jury, with good reason, considered
this as an evidence of a disposition on tho
part of parents and others having the care of
children to lightly throw off their most sa
cred responsibilities. In too many instanoes
when, by reason of parental shortcomings,
children become intractable, the parents,
instead of honestly seeking to discharge their
whole duty towards them, commonly evade it
by transferring their offspring to the-publio
charge. Others dispose of their ycang in
this manner beoause their support is felt to
be a burden. It is evident that there- is an
urgent necessity for reform in this matter,
and the suggestion of the Grand
Jury that such children as are
admitted to the Refoge at the request of
parents or guardians shall be maintained,
wholly or in part by the same is a wisone.
The regret expressed by the Grand Jury at
the disuse of the time-honored custom of
indenturing the young will be reciprocated
by many of our best citizens. It is undoubt
edly true that maDy of the worst evils that
afiiict society at present are attributable to
the decay of the apprentice system.
The cleanliness, order, discipline, and
especially the ventilation, of the Eastern Peni
tentiary were spoken of in commendatory
terms as being in favorable contrast with the
The presentment concluded with an expres
sion of doubt as to the morality of the prac
tice of licensing pawn shops, as many of them
are by common repute receptacles of stolen
property, and . by a compliment to the Paid
Fire Department upon its success.
The gentlemen who composed the Grand
Jury deserve the thanks of the community
for what appears to have been an earnest and
intelligent effort to perform the important
duties entrusted to them in a proper manner,
and a better final presentment than that now
under consideration has not been mad for a
THE CONQUEST OF ENGLAND,
The account we print to-day of the invasion
of England by Prussia in the year 1375, and
the subsequent destruction of the British
Empire, has created an unexampled excite
ment in Europe, and is pronounced the most
remarkable magazine article of this genera
tion. The author is said to be Colonel Ilam
ley, of the British army. Assuming to be
speaking in the year 1925, the writer tells his
grandchildren the momentous story of the
invasion, conquest, and annihilation of Eng
land fifty years before. The writer begins by
describing the peaceful and happy condition
of his country in the year 1871. England was
then the market-house and the workshop of
the world, and her prosperity was unexampled,
But soon commenced the mistaken polioy
which resulted in her overthrow. Her deli
berate self-deprivation of allies, caused by her
treatment of France in the war with Prussia,
the mismanagement of her colonies, and the
miserable system of army and navy redac
tion insisted upon by the ministry in power,
these, and many other causes, combined to
weaken the lately powerful empire to a piti
able degree. Finally Great Britain con
ceives the mad folly of annexing
Holland. Prussia protests, and John
Bull, with proverbial obstinacy
and inconsistency, declares war. Events then
succeed each other rapidly. An English fleet,
Bailing from London, is met by a Prussian
armada a day's sail from the coast. The Eng
lish fleet to a ship is destroyed by some
newly-fashioned torpedo, the Admiralty having
been warned of the device, but failing to
profit by the information. The victorious
Prussians land on the shores of England.
The British army, such as it was at the best,
was scattered all over the world, some of it
in India, some in Australia, some ia America
There was nothing to oppose the German
veterans but a mob of hastily recruited volun
tears and militia. These are described as
being entirely destitute of a commissariat,
and with officers whj were brave but inoom
petent. The result was not to be doubted
Marching inland, the Prussians met the Eng
lish at the town of Dorking, twenty-one miles
from London. A battle ensued in whioh the
English were all but annihilated. .After this,
of course, the occupation of the metropolis,
and all of the great cities and towns. The
German myriads overran the little island like
ants. England's commerce was ntterly de
stroyed, her colonial possessions were wrested
from her, and she was saddled with a fright
ful war indemnity before the victors woull
leave the soil. When they did so depart, it was
to leave Great Britain with no pretense to be
ranked in the galaxy of nations. Such Is the
substance of this remarkable article. Fiercer
and yet more quiet entire has keen rarely
penned. It drain blood at every touch, and
yet so keen is the weapon that for the seoond
the victim, does tot know how badly he is
hurt. As a mere piede of storytelling it has
been seldom equalled. The verisimilitude is
toiupltlo. The apposed intimate relation of
the writer with the soeuea he describes has a
mot-t convincing effect, and the illusion is to
the olose wonderfully sustained.
THE RErUDLICAN REGISTRY. '
To-moriw afternoon, between the hours of
4 and 8, the annual revision of the Republi
can registry lists will be made, and on the
following Tuesday the primary elections will
take place. If the convention held some
time since fot revising the rules of the party
in this city had done its full duty, it would
have established the ''Crawford county sys
tem," whereby every Republican voter oonld
express his first - choice for a . nominee for
every offioe to be filled. The convention,
however, embractd too strong an admixture
of the professional politicians for such' a radi
cal reform, and they declined to surrender to
the people the p9wer whkh our defective
party machinery has enabled them to-usurp.
The peeple being denied the privilege of
being heard directly in the selection of stan
dard-bearers for the party, it behooves them
to make the most of the meagre opportunity
to be heard which ia presented Therefore,
let every Republican voter make it a point to
ascertain to-morrow whether or not his name
is on the registry list of his division, in order
that he may have an opportunity to be heard
at the primary elections of next week. The
morning organ of the corrupt ring
which expects to manipulate the nomi
nations in its exclusive interest'
anticipates aa average poll of one hundred
votes in eaob of the 350 election divisions of
the city; and if this anticipation should be
fulfilled, an aggregate of 35,000' votes or
about two-thirds of the active Republicans of
the city would be polled. Such a heavy
vote at a primary election has never been
known in the past. If the members of the
party would turn out in snoh large, numbers,
the rule of the ring would be brought to an
end, and; by the presentation of decent and
able candidates, the success of the
Republican party in this city would
always be a foregone . conclusion.
Although the masses of th3 party, never have
taken suoh general in tercet in tho primary
elections as is desirable, and would give a
prospect of reputable nominations,, it is not
teo late for a determined effort in- this direc
tion; and, as a preliminary' thereto, every
Republican voter in the city sluuld see thmt his
name is down on-the Registry, list to-morrou)
afternoon. Let all our reader attend to this
urgent requirement of an honest, capable,
and unimpeachable ticket.
1IIE COAL BtLU
We understand that the bill ponding for the
appointment of three inspectors of the anthra
cite coal sold by retail in Philadelphia was
passed at the late session of the Legislature
and signed by the Governor. It provides that
every ton of anthracite coal' retailed here
must consist of twenty-two hundred and forty
pounds, and it ithe duty of the inspectors to
to Bee that this provision is rigidly enforced.
Some such law was necessary to proteot con
sumers from the tricks of light-weight coal
dealers, but henceforth it is to be hoped that
they will be compelled to furnish a full legal
ton in all cases. In the absence of a proper
cheek there is no telling how small a quantity
of coal would eventually be furnished as a
ton, and the importance of the subject is
materially increased by the exorbitant prices
of this greafc staple whioh are occasionally
pioduoed by strikes and other combinations.
Count Agenor Kttaiua Gasparln.
The latest mall from Europe brings intelli
gence of the death recently at Geneva of Count
Agenor Ettenne de Gaspaxla, a distinguished
French publicist, well-known in this country by
his works on the Rebellion.
Count Gasparln was the son of a celebrated
rural eeonomlst and Minister of State,
and was born at Orange on the
4th of July, 1810. In early life he served as
private secretary to M. Guizot, while the latter
held the position of Minister of Fnblle Instruc
tion in the Cabinet of Louis Philippe, and subse
quently acted in the same capacity to his father,,
when the latter held the office of Minister of tho
Interior. He also acted for a time oe auditor to
the Council of State, and in 1813 was elected to
the Chamber of Deputies from Baatia. An ear
nest Protestant by birth and conviction, bis
career in the Chamber was distinguished by the
advocacy of liberty for his co-raliglonlsts, and
of the liberation of slaves. In 1846 he retired
permanently from political lite.
QCount Gaeparln was a voluminous writer. In
addition to other works, he published "Slavery
and the Slave Trade," in 1838; "Christianity and
Paganism," in 1850; and "The School f Doubt
and the School of Faith: an Essay on Authority
in Religion," in 1856. The outbreak of the Re
bellion in the United States afforded blm the
subjects for two remarkable wprks, which were
translated and republished In ' this country,
meeting with a large sale. These were "The
Uprising of a Great Nation," published in 1861,
and "America in the Presence of Europe," pub
lished in 1863.
During the recent war between Germany and
France Count Gasparin wrote a efries of news
paper articles advocating the making of Alsace
and Lorraine neutral territory. . ,
Whits Marseillbs Vbsts.
White Dec Vests.
LlNIN I'AN'i"4 AND VBSTS,
Duck Pants and Vests. t ,
' Colored Liken Sacks.
Wbitb Dock hacks.
Costumes and Voyaqb Sacks.
Dbab Travelmno Sacks.
Alpaca coats. .
Dkap d'Etb Coats and Suits. .
Blub Flannel Sacks.
Boys' Jackets and Pants.
Children's Fancy Brinj.
Tub Most Desibable Qakmbxts.
The Bbst Lookino Uahmbnts.
The Best Fitting Gabmbnts.
Tub Lowest-priced Garments.
We would like the public to compare our goods
and prices with any they can Qua elsewhere.
WANAMAKEit tt BROWN,
' Wanamakek A Bkown,
Wanahaker A Brown,
The Largest Clothinq House in America,
8. K. cor. Sixth and Market Street.
AND O BAKING. PULLEYS
kJ Hangers and
Couplings, Speed calculated.
SliafUug and Gearing arruDKud.
6 9m I No. II 8. EIGHTEEN TU bueeU
UNDERSTAND that we sell
NDER everybody else's prioe.
MATERIALS the best in the world.
ADE UP in exquisite style.
MEN and BOYS can enjoy
UCH COMFORT in our thin suits
T?LEGANT Light Suits.
HQUISITE Dress Suits.
OCKHILL & WILSON offer at
EDUCED RATES their whole lot
603 and 605.
603 and 605.
603 and 605.
603 and 605.
603 and 605.
ROCKHILL & WILSON.
'f HliADELPHJAi PAj
i .... 4
' ' TO OXUDX2X8.
' Elegant Styles In Light and Dark Mixed.
Plaid and Striped Saltings.
. Diagonal Coatings of beautiful design and fabric.
Handsome st7les In Pantaloon CasslmeTes.
White, Brown, and Fancy Linens, Drills, etc.
Dra d'Ete, Alpacas, Daoks, Bamboo Cloth, etc.
WESTON & BROTHER,
S. W. Gosaer NIBTH and ARCH Sti,
A fall assortment now In store
OF THE CHOICEST NOVELTIES OU
FOR GUNT LUMEN'S WEAR.
A SUPERIOR CMJUUNT AT A REASONABLE
PRICE. 4 8 Bmro
Iu presenting our advertisement for a
great Publl Kale of Furniture of th finest
Of our, manufacture, at the large SMonil.
Story Rooms, of M. TJIOSIAS & SOXS, Noa.
139 and 141 South FOtKTII Street, on
Jane O, we will only say to purchaser
that they can rely on the quality of every
article. The Spring business for Fine Fur
niture hat leen excessively dull, and we
take this means of reducing stock to enable
us to make room for the product of our
Factory Intended for our fall sales.
G. J. & J. A. HENKELS.
0 S St4p
G. W. LEWIS
S. TV. Comer 12 th and MARKET,
ENTRANCE No. 13t2
This establishment It wltttout a rival, being the
leading nouau 01 tut) oay.
WHOLES A LB TO ALL.
N. B.-We will undersell the lowest estimate of
8D V other etabllBhment in the business.
6 gfm rpi H. W. corner X A KLFTU and MARKET.
SPEC TA CLEb,
MICKO80OPES, TELESCOPK8, TflMR
MOMETEKS, MATHEMATICAL, 8UR
VEYING, PHILOSOPHICAL AND
AT REDUCED PRICES.
JAMES V. OUEBM & CO..
1 80 uwKlp No. Hi CU13NUT BUeet, fhlla.
SECOND STREET, BELOW
Fashionable Summer Silks at Reduced Prices.
Cheek Bilks, tl00.
CJieck Silks, 11-25.
Grey Stripes, f 125.
Colored Stripes, $1-25.
Black and White Stripes, tl"25.
Tin Stripes and Checks.
A Beautiful Assortment of Stripes. i
Silks and Satins for Trimmings.
Black Silks for Trimmings.
Superior Qualities of Black Silks.
BLACK SILK AND WOOL HERNANIES-AT
Black Hernanies, 50c.
Diamond Grenadines, 50c.
Black Hernanies, 62c;
Black Hernanies, 75c.
Black Hernanies, 85c. .
Black Hernanies, $1-00.
Black Hernanies, $110;
Black Hernanies, tl 25.
Black Hernanies, $135.
Black Hernanies, $1-50.
FASHIONABLE DRESS GOODS CLOSING
OUT AT REDUCED PRICES.
Twilled Silk Pongees,
Plain Silk Pongees,
A Great Variety of Suit Materials,
Blue and White Plaids.
Black and White Plaids,
Japanese Mixtures, 25c,
Stripes and Plaids, , ',
With lots ef Cheap Dress Goods.
Hich Figured Grenadines.
Black Grounds, Mich Styles.
W hite Grounds, Rich Styles.
Stripes Grenadines, 8 and 31c'
Figured Grenadines, 31c j
. Figured Hernanies, 37c. .
Broche Figures Grenadine, 18c.
DEE S S GOODS.
SU2IMER DRESS GOODS AT VERY LOW
200 Lawn Robes.
Side Band Lawns.
Rich Organdies, 25 cents.
Pink, Bujf, Blue, and Green Lawns.
Pink, Buff, Bhie, and Green Percales.
Band Percales. ,
Figured and Striped Calicoes.
Black Lace Sacques.
Black Lace Pointes.
Black and White L. Rotundas.
Shetland Shawls, Real and Imitation.
Fancy Carriage Wraps.
Linen Dusters .
WHITE GOODS DEPARTMENT.
French and Swiss Muslins.
Victoria and Bishop Lawns.
Plain and Plaid Nainsooks.
Hamburg Edgings and Inserting.
Puffed and Tucked Muslins.
Corsets and Hoop Skirts.
Gloves, Hosiery, and
Neck-lies and Saslus.
Buff and Chocolate Linens.
' Striped Linens.
Striped P. K.
Figured P. K.
Corded P. K.
Faney Linens for Boys' Wear.
White Linen Drillings.
White Terry for Vests.
Real Calcutta Seersuckers for Coatings.
A Full Line of Roys' Wear, from 50c. to
Table Linens, Etc.
Table Linens, Napkins.,
Toxcellings, Turkish Towels.
Summer Bed Spreads.
Slieetings, Shirtings, Gauze Flannels.
Ananla Flannels. Bathina Flannels.
Ice Blankets. Piano Covers, Table Covers.
Colored Tarlatans, Pink and White Aet.
8CCOND ST., Dclow Market.
JOHN W. THOMAS & CO.,
Hot. 405 and 407 XT, SECOND Street,
Have JosC received a Fresh Assortment of
LL AIM A LACE POINTES
LLAMA LACE SACdUES,
Which they offer at
Exceedingly Low Prices
8 83 wfm3rayp
SILKS, SHAWLS ANQ DRESS GOODS
No. 916' CHESNUT STREET,
Invites attention to his itoca of
BILKS OF AL.ti KINDS,
' INDIA AND OTHER SHAWLS.
Novelties In Dress and Fanojr Good.,
INDIA, PONGEE,; AND CANTON CRAPS IN
SHAWLS AND DRES8 QOODS. 418 8mrp
(rfa, PARASOLS, 7SO.,' $1, tl'25: LINED, tl-WL
"$1-60,1115: Silk Sun Umbrellas, We., $1. $l-8r
11-60, at mxuiv's, ro. si s. eighth u tx
JEWELnY AND SILVERWARE.
CHESKUT and TWELFTH St$
Invite special attention to their stock of
WHICH WILL BE FOUND TO EM
BRACE ALL THE NEWEST
. Quality Guaranteed.
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Waltham Watch Company.
THE LARGEST STOCK AT
f 24 CHESKUT STREET, 1124
6 8 mtnthSt PHIL ADKLPfllA.
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Special attention la called to their
PATENT UPRIGHT PIANOS.
Warerooms, No. lOOfl CHEsNUT Street, PliUndel.
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B ie lm4plm Noa. 1186 and 1123 CHESNUT St.
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No. ! OUKSNUT Street.
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1.U0, dated July it, 1SC4, No. S21U4 6. Informant
Will be received by ,
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Administrator ErUcu of Juhu Uonohae, '
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