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[From the El wood (Kiimwu) Advertiser.]
What they Say in Kansas
Many Eastern papers are discussing the
events likely to arise, if Kansas is admitted
undee the Lecompton Constitution. Our pa
lter is, and has been independent, and whut
we have to say on this subject is in no spirit of
bragging or threatening ; we only express
what we believe to be—from our knowledge of
the Squatters in Kansas —the result that in
case that swindle should pass.
The people of this Territory will never live
under that Constitution, and all the power of
the Federal Government cannot force it upon
them. The whole army of the United Stales
does not number 15,000 men, and not over six
or seven thousand can be brought in the field
against us ; of these oue-third would desert
before they would fight the freemen of Kan
sas. To oppose this force, we have upwards
of 13,000 men, intelligent citizens, who love
their liberty better than life. Should the
Governor call for aid from Missouri, or some
other slaveholding State, we should instantly
receive assistance from the free States, and
thus inaugurate a civil war, which would end !
in a dissolution of the Union. If the I>emo- j
cratic party and President Buchanan I ke the |
picture, they have but to carry out the 1 ue of
policy already commenced.
If the certificates of election are granted to ,
the Free State men, and they do their duty,
we shall have no trouble ; but if Calhoun gives
them to the Pro-Slavery candidates, they can
never hold their offices on the soil of Kansas.
Should Jack Henderson and Calhoun then!
dare to enter Kansas, they would be strung
higher than Human. Nor is this all. We
know that in ten days after an attempt to set
in motion a Pro Slavery Stute Government, i
not a single man would be left in the whole J
Territory ; while the officials of every grade
would receive lessons iu the Tcrpsichorian art
of dancing on nothing. Let none be so foolish
as to think that any session of the Legislature
could be held, even under the guns of Fort Lca
veuworth. Pass the Lecompton Constitution,
grant certificates to Marshall it Co., and a
majority of the Pro Slavery Legislators, and
Calhoun, Henderson, et U-omne gensus, become
outlaws, whose deaths, if ceuglit on Kansas
soil, would pay the penalty of their past vil
lainy and treachery ; nor would Oato, Le
• corapte, Emery, Clarkson. Sheriff Jones, or
the remaining prominent Pro-Slavery ultraist,
bo slighted (.') in the universal attention paid
Gentlemen, one word—we advocate peace
and mildness, we disapprove of violence so long
as it cun possibly be avoided ; we do not wish
to see you suffering iu property or person, but
we caution you, if you value your lives, the
moment the Lecompton Constitution pas
ses, (provided Calhoun declares your ticket
elected,) that you had better bid adieu to
Kansas. We don't charge you anything for
this advice, but offer it freely, for your bene
fit and your peace. Moderate Pro-Slavery
men, who have never wronged their neighbors,
and hare never been oppressive iu their day
of power, are in no danger.
Ye supporters of the President's Lecompton
policy, read this, ponder it ; we have not writ
teu this article for effect, nor to frighten any
one ; neither do we in publishing it, yield our
neutrality in the political arena, but as the
watchmau startles the sleeping citizens with
the cry of fire, that they may save themselves
and property, so we, as watchers of the signs
of times, have herein declared onr firm convic
tion of the result, and given a friendly warn
ing to those we deem eudaugered. I>o not
slight our caution ; we are no alarmists, but
write words of truth and soberness, gleaned
from an iutimate acquaintance with the ins ami
outs of Kansas politics.
Let Leconiptonites, iu and out of Kansas,
BEWARE —pause and take another look before
SEARCHING FOR THE BURIED TREASURES OF
THE SEA. —An interesting report has been made
to the Boston Submarine Company iu relation
to the expedition sent to the Caribbean sea,
nudcr the command of Captain Couthouy, to
search for the sunken treasures of the Spanish
frigate Sau Pedro :
The several divers connected with Captain
Couthony's force spent in the aggregate about
8 1-2 hours under water daily during the time
they had been at work npon the wreck. Sil
ver dollars were found in the depth of sixty
feet iu the water, covered with mud, but they
were taken out, and many other valuable arti
cles and the divers came to the conclusion
that when the explosion of the vessel took
place, these articles were driven from the for
ward part of the ship, where the bulk of the
treasure undoubtedly remained.
They obtained an entrance to the hold of
the forward port of the ship on the 12th of
December last. About S7OO in specie and
another brass six pounder were taken out of
tlyt place in a short time, also watches and
many curious relies. The money found here
was cemented together iu sls, S2O and SIOO
each, and very plainly showed that they must
be very near the vast amount of money con
tained iu the ship. According to the official
documents, wheu the Sen Pedro went down
she contained one million of Spanish dollars,
and a million and a half in gold, a large por
tion of which should be there still.
As Oi.n STORY WITH A NEW A FPLICATION. —
A story is told of a negru who had a great de
sire to be converted under the preaching of
Whitfield. Not being acquainted with the
physiognomy of that eminent divine, his ques
tion, whenever he heard a discourse, " Who
dat preaching dare ?" was often repeated.—
On one such an occasion, in reply to his inev
itable question, Sambo was answered by a per
son who understood his wish, " That's* Whit
field." Sambo's opportunity had arrived ; und
in the midst of his excitement, he rolled him
self about iu a manner he thought befitting
the great occasion. A day or two afterwards j
he learned, to his intense astonishment, that i
Whitfield had not preached at that time—was !
not even iu that part of the country ; and his
chagrin found sorrowful expression : " Den
l'se rolled in de dirt for notniu' !" So with
|KK>r Buchanan iu his Kansas busimss ; he
rolled iu the dirt thus far for all nothing.
XOBI.E ACT RY A BOY. —The Harrisburg
Jlrraid says : A boy recently discovered a
large tree lying across the track of the Peon- j
sylvania Railroad, betweeu Lock port and New j
Florence, and knowing that a passenger train ;
would soon arrive, hoisted his handkerchief
upon a stick, and waited the approach of the
train. The engineer stopped, and the passen
gers saw the danger they had escaped, they
were tilled with gratitude, and raised a purse
lor him, which he refused, saying that he "on
ly wanted to save them from getting hurt."'
The Triumph in the House.
As we anticipated, the Administration's Le
compton bill is defeated. The House, by a
majority of eight, has passed Crittenden's
amendment, submitting the Lecompton Con
stitution to a popular vote, mukiug provision
against future election frauds, and deciding that
no constution shall be imposed upon the peo
ple of Kansas which is not of their own mak
ing. Under the conditions of Crittenden's
substitute, which had been modified so as to
omit all apparent recognition ot the validity
of the Lecompton Constitution, Kansas, if the
Senate concur, will be abmitted into the Union
whether the Topeka or the Lecompton con
stitution be adopted, and popular sovereignty,
in the just sense of the term, will be reinstated
A Convention, regularly called, is now in ses
sion at Leavenworth, engaged in framing such
a Constitution as will command the sanc
tion of a majority of the inhabitants of Kansas
and nothing stands in the way of the complete
extinguishment of controversy and of the re
turn of justice and peace to that distracted !
region, but the blind folly of the Senate aud
From the telegraphic report of yesterday's
proceedings iu Congress, it appears that the
bill has been returned to the Senate tor its
action. But the probability is that it will not
concur, und that fresh efforts of Executive dic
tation or bribery will be made tv induce the j
anti-Lecompton representatives to recede from
the position they have assumed. Such at
tempts, we apprehend, will be in vain. The
opponents of the Lecompton fraud stand upon
immovable grounds ; they are backed by an
unparalleled anion of the numbers, the intelli
gence and the respectability of the American
people. No matter what may have been their
past political affinities, they arc sure, if they
remain faithful, of an increased return of pop
ular favor aud support ; and we cannot believe
that an Administration, which must by this
time hove pledged the last office to promote an
odious and baffled conspiracy, has anything re
maining in its gift which, even to the most
mercenary, would make treachery desirable.—
FOREIGN NEWS. —The City of Baltimore
steam-propeller, from Liverpool on the 17th
inst., has brought four days' later foreign news.
ORSINI and PIF.RRI, the assassiuatingconspira
tors of January 14th, had been guillotined, at
Paris, on the 13th inst. The lives of their
twocomrades, also cmvictcd, would be spared.
Count WALWSKI had desired to withdraw that
letter to England on which Lord I'.U.MERSTON
had brought in the coiispiracv-to-murder bill,
which will proably induce the Derby Ministry
to drop that measure. Sardinia and Austria
had declined to yield to NAPOLEON'S extradi
tion requests. The Derby Ministry had begun
to work, with every prospect of continuance
iu office. Lord PALMERSTON will lead the Op
position, declining to give that office to his
little rival, Lord JOHN RUSSELL.
From India, the news, iu scanty but favoro
ble. The King of Delhi had been convicted
of guilty complicity in the revolt, and sentenced
to banishment. The revolt now is confined to
Oude, and a decisive attack on Lucknow, by
the British, was expected to take place before
the end of February. From China, we loam
that the British and French forces .continued
to occupy Cautou, waiting for additional troops
to make another attack elsewhere, and the
Chinese had actually fallen upon the Russian
force iu the North.
Bi'RNF.n TO DEATH. —Auothcrdreadful death
from burning tluid occurred iu Reading Pa.,
on Thursday morning last. The victim was
a young girl named Angeline Lees, employed
as a domestic in the family of Mr. Albert Slil
ler. Ou the evening preceding the fatal
occurrence, she was observed filling a fluid
lamp that was burning, and warned by Mrs.
Miller, of the great riak she incurred, and told
never to do so again. On the next morning,
at 5 A. M , Mr. Miller and his wife was arous
ed from sleep by piercing cries proceeding
from the gin's chamber, und on hastening to
her relief found her enveloped in the flames.
She was immediately wrapped iu a piece of
of carpet, and the flames subdued, but her in
juries were so severe that she died soon after
iu great agony. The deceased was sixteen
years of age.
HARD TIMES NEARLY OVER. —The New York
Herald says that a large money broker of that
city last Friday discounted $240,000 worth of
grocers' paper including paper given for teas,
Ac., at 7 per cent., six mouths, which may be
considered as indicative of great ease in the
money market. A large auctiou house stated
that out of three hundred customers, only sixty
four had suspended, and out of these only
four had failed to pay, either in full or fifty
cents on the dollar, which was a much more
favorable result than they had at first been led
FROM THE 810 GRANDE. —The Sat] Antonio
Herald of the 12th ult., says that an express
had arrived in that city, sent by (.'apt. A. G
Brackett, commanding Fort Mcintosh ( Laredo
Texas,) having despatches for Gen. Twiggs
aud Gov Kuuels, as well a3 letters for the
Mayor of San Antonio, and others. The cor
respondent of that journal says that official and
certain information has been received by Capt
A. G. Brackett that certain citzcns of the
United States, residing about seventy miles be
low this, in this State, had been kidnapped and
forced into the ranks of one of the contending
factions of Mexico, viz : the dominant and
ruling party, by the Alcalde of Guerro. A
meeting of the citizens of Webb county, Texas
held in the Laredo Court House, on the 13th
ult., adopted strong resolutions touching this
ECONOMY ON RAILROADS. —The engineers and
firemen of the Ilousatonic Railroad have been
competing with each other, to see who could
run the greater number of miles with the smal
lest amount of wood. On Thursday one of
the locomotives, with the regular passenger
train, rnu 104 miles, consuming only one cord
WOMAN* SHOT. —Sarah Loop, residing on
Carroll street, opposite this office, was shot by
a young man named Vincent Odell, on Satur
day afternoon March 28th, about half-past
five. The shooting is said to have been ac
cidental. The ball entered at the 'ower point
of the right shoulder blade, and was taken
out of the breast at a point nearly opposite.—
Odell was arrested and put in jail, but subse
quently released, as the shooting was clearly
the result of carelessness, and not design
The woman is still alive, and her recovery is
possible, although the chances are against such
ft result. It is said her chnrncter was not
above suspicion. -Ehhirada :e'tc.
E. O. GOODRICH, EDITOR.
(Djnrsitan Hlornmg, SVpril 8, 1838.
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THE REPUBLICAN CO.
MITTEE art requested to meet
at tlie (irand Jury Room, in the
Court House, on Thursday, April 6. at 1 o'clock, P. M.
A full attendance is desired. The following named per
sons compose said Committee .
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ley, I), l.illey, Chester Thomas. M. F. Kinney, Win.
M. Chaffee. " E. O. GOOPltlCll, Chairman.
March 31, ISR.
I.hCoMiTON* KILLED IX THE HOUSE. —(ien.
.John Calhoun's bill, the famous Lecompton
swindle, has received its quietus in the House ;
the darling measure of that prince of Demo
crats (!) James Buchanan has been laid low.
A base attempt of the President, backed by
his army of hireliug office-holders to over-ride
the will of the sovereign people and fasten up
on them institutions which they have repudia-
I ted, has been frustrated. The work was done,
and well done, ou Thursduy last, between 2
and 3 o'clock, P. M. All honor to the noble
; men, whether they be Americans, Democrats,
or Republicans, who did it. They are friends
[of Popular Rights ; they are enemies to Op
| pressiou ; they are well fitted to be represen
tatives of a great and free people ; while those
against them, and especially sucli as hail from
the North, will be better bestowed if compell
ed hereafter, as most of them must be, to lead
perfectly private lives. The last will doubt
less be so well cared for by their constituents,
that they will always keep them at home.—
More than this, there will be so little disposi
tion to trouble them any further with the cares
of office, that it is doubtful whether any one
of them will be asked to serve even as dog
To return : it will be seen that Mr. Critten
den's amendment, slightly modified by Mr.
Montgomery, has passed in place of the Sen
ate Bill. It sends the whole matter back to
the people of Kansas, who will take care of
themselves iu the premises, we doubt not as
>OOll as they arc called upon to do so. Wheth
cr the Senate concur or not, Lecompton is
down ; for if the two Houses of Congress
should foolishly continue to differ, no possible
good can come to the President and his myr
midons in or out of Kansas. The measure of
Despotism and Oppression has been frustrated;
the President is down, we think, never to rise
again to the heart of the masses he has sought
to betray—to the position which he held when
he assumed the Presidential Chair, even
though lie may try to drown Kansas in Mex
ico and Cuba. He is weighed in the balances
and found wanting, and it will not take one
but twenty wars with Mexico and Spain
to put him where he was when he emerged
from the ranks of the old Federalists and pre
tended to be what he clearly uever was in hon
THE KANSAS BILL IX TIIK SEXATB —When
the Kansas bill came up in the Senate ou Fri
day, Mr. GHEES, of Missouri, immediately
| moved to disagree with the House ameud
-1 meat. After remarks by Messrs. 8101.F.R and
I PUOH, in support of the motion, and by Mr.
| Dour, LAS against it, the question was taken,
| and Mr. GREEN'S motion prevailed—yeas, 32;
So the Senate refuses to concur, and the bill
goes back to the House for its action thereon.
It is scarcely possible that the House will not
■ insist on its amendment, and there is thus a
' prospect of an irreconcilable difference between
; the two branches of Congress ou this vexed
question. If no agreement eventually takes
place, the bill is lost. But we trust there muv
bi sufficient patriotism in the Senate to recede
from its position, and permit the admission
of Kansas under a Constitution which her
citizens can approve.
LIX-TA HOSF. CO. No. 3. —At a regular
meeting of Liu-ta Hose Co. No. 3, held at
the Firemen's Hall on Monday evening lust,
the following officers were elected for the en
suing terra :
Foreman— F. D. MONTANYE,
lA/. Ass't —T. IT AY WARP,
2 d Ass't —JOHN BRITTOX,
Secretary —G. I). MONTANYE,
Treasurer —EN. OVERTON, jr.
FCAYTHE revival of religion is still kept up
iu this place, and we believe is doing much
good. Prayer meetings arc held every morn
ing, and preaching at the different churches
every TLUJF of the week. The manifest inter
est that all feel in this great and good enter
prise is calculated to produce the best results.
AX EDITOR ASSAILED. —W. J. KAUFEMAN,
Esq., editor of the Strasburg (Pa ) Herald,
was assailed iu the entry of Massasoit Ilall,
IU that place by a couple of rowdies who felt
themselves aggrieved by an article in the col
umns of the Herald. Bystanders interferred,
and doubt less prevented a tragedy. The oc
currence took place on Saturday.
THE I*ll4- EUR THE SALE OE THE STATECAXAIS.
—Tliis bill, having occupied the attention of
members for some time past, has at last pass
ed the House, and ©n being taken up in the
Senate, was referred by a vote which indicat
ed its passage through that body.
We are glad to record this fact, and shall
rejoice to see the day when the State shall di
vorce itself from all the public works, and
abolish that nest of corruption, the Canal
Board, which will be the next bill io order.—
When this Board is abolished, the tax payers
may hope to see their hard-earned taxes ap
propriated for the liquidation of the State debt.
SVMPTOMS OE THE. CHIVALRY. —The honorable
Mr. W. SMITH, of Virginia, annouueed on Sat
urday that he should make public use of any
private conversation which any person might
hold with him upon public affairs, if he thought
it conducive to the public welfare, unless it
was expressly stated at the time that it was
confidential. We suspect that this frank but.
slightly sneaking declaration will render Mr.
W. SMITH'S acquaintances a little cautious in
their private conversations with him upon
politics. After this, he will -probably hear
nothing worth retailing. Some men find it
impossible to be patriots except by becoming
teiy We see " from the papers " that thnt
j old champion ot freedom, the Mentor of tiie
free soil movement, and the respected and
worthy son of Pennsylvania, Hon. .1. It. Gid
| dings, has a book in press entitled "The Ex
! iles of Florida." It is said to be written in
an au eloquent and attractive style, and it is
believed that it will enhance the already bril
, liant reputation of that worthy and self sacri
THE KANSAS BILL.— Gen. DI KE GREF.N pub
lishes a letter in the Washington States insist
ing that the South ought to resist the Lecomp
ton bill, out of regard for its own honor as
well as its interests. Being in a minority, he
says, the South caunot afford to put herself in
I the wrong.
ths#' Two horses ridden rapidly by IT. F.
; Scott and F. Beatty, on a dark road in Bea
; ver county, Pa., ccnie in collision. Their
heads met, and both were knocked down.—
Scott's animal was killed. The riders eseap
-1 ed uuhurt.
I)r. POLLOCK, brother of the Ex-Governor,
! was thrown out of his buggy, at Williamsport,
on the 11th ult.,and had his collar boue broken.
The Lancaster (Pa.) Express gives the
following particulars of the death in that city,
I by hydrophobia, of Henry Webb ; " About
four or five week*- ago, Mr. Webb was in
Mr. Sheircnbrand's grocery store, where there
was a large dog quietly standing, which he
patted on the head ; the dog turned furiously
j around, and bit him on the back of the right
j hand ; the dog, though not evincing the least
; symptom of madness at that time, was killed on
the following day. The wound was superficial
and healing up in a few days, nothing more
was thought of it until early on Saturday morn
ing last, when Webb complained of a violent
illness, great pain in his right side and arm,
Ac. I)r. John L. Atlee, Jr., was called in,
! and found him laboring under hydrophobic
I symptoms ; Webb could bear the sight of wa
| ter, and the pouring of water from one vessel
into another had no visible effect ou him : nor
had the wafting of cool air towards him ; but
i an attempt to drink, or the ad of merely taking
| the vessel containing the liquid iuto his hand,
I caused a violent spasmodic contraction of the
muscles, with au inability to swallow. He
was totally beyond the reach of medical aid,
and died in great agony on Sunday morn ing at
6 oelock. Mr. Webb was a married man,and
| leuves oue or two young children."
DESTRUCTIVE FIRE IN HARRISPURO.— The
Ilarrisburg Herald* of Wednesday says :
j " About 10 o'clock last evening a lire broke
' out in a small frame stable, belonging to Mc
| Gowens Hotel, corner of Second and Chestnut
streets. The (lames spread with wonderful ra
. pidity, and before the firemen could plav upon
j it, the fire hud extended to three frame build
ings on Chestnut street, belonging to Mr.Jausc
j and Myers. From these a number of back
I buildings caught, and soon the Presbyterian
j church was wrapped in flames. The fire was
i the work of an incendiary. For a while the
| destruction of the whole square seemed certain.
: The fire is the largest had here for ten years
Four frame dwellings were destroyed, which
were partly insured. The Presbyterian Church,
which was entirely consumed, was insured for
$7,000 in the Pennsylvania and Franklin Com
panies of Philadelphia.
The Sunday-School Library, two melodians
and the furniture of the Church were mostly
LATER FROM UTAH.— St. IJOVXS, Monday,
April 5, 1858—The Utah mail which left
Camp Scott, March 1. has arrived. The
troops continued in fine health, and were
awaiting the determination of their commander
to proceed to Salt Lake. Col. JOHNSTON had
a regular effective force of 1,800 men, and a
thousand animals in good condition, with a
large volunteer force, and the general impres
sion was that he would not wait for reinforce
ments before making the attack. Communi
cation with Salt Lake City was entirely pro
hibited, and little or nothing was known of tiie
intentions or preparations of the Mormons to
resist the entrance of the troops: Col. JOHN
STON'S dispatches will be forwarded immediate
ly to Washington.
V&" There are in the city of New York
nearly forty thousand women who sew for a
living. About thirteen thousand of these are
shirt-makers, eleven thousand tailoresses and
vest-makers, four thousand four hundred cloak
and mantilla-makers, three thousand dress
maters and milliners, besides those employed
in other branches of needle-work. Most of
these women have been out of employment
during the past winter ; only about three
thousand of them, it is said, have had work to
do during this period. Shirt-makers generally
receive twenty five cents a day.
Tote ia the House on the Kansas Bill
FOR THE CRITTENDEN AMENDMENT.
C A i.FFOR*IA —M cK i bbi n— 1
CONKECTCICT — Clark, Deans —2
ILLlNOlS — Washburn?, Farns worth. Is ire
joy, Kellogg, Morris, Harris, SUaw, Smith,
INDIANA —English, Foley, Kilgore, Davis,
Wilson, Col far, Case, Petit— B
lOWA— Curtis, Daris— 2.
KENTUCKY —Underwood, MARSHALL — 2.
MAINE- Wood, Gilman, Abbot, Morse, Wash
MARYLAND —RICACD, HARRIS, DAVJ-S— 3.
MASSACHUSETTS — Hall, Bvjfintun, Damrett,
Comins, Burlingame, Daris, Gooch, Rnupp,
Thayer, Chaffer, Voices—lt,
MICHIGAN— Harvard, Waldron. Walbridgt,
MISSOURI — Blair— l .
NEW HAMPSHIRE— Pike, Tappan, Craggin
NEW JERSEY— Clawson, Rabbins, Ad rain
NORTH CAROLINA—GILMER —I.
NEW YORK —Haskin, Clark, Murray,
Thompson, Olin, Dodd, Palmer, Spinner, C.
II Cochrane, Morse, Malteson, Bennett, Good'
win, Hoard, Granger, Morgan, Poltel, Park
trgKtlsty, Andrews, Sherman,Burroughs, Fen
OHlO. —Pendleton, Groosbeck, Campbell,
Nichols, Mott, Cockrell, Harlan, Stanton,
j Hull, Jloiton, Cox, Sherman, Bliss, Tompkins,
Lawrence, Letter, Wade, Giddings, Bingham
PENNSYLVANIA — Morris, O. Jones, Hick
j man, Roberts, Kunkel, Grow, Edie, Co rode,
< Montgomery, Ritchie, I'urvianee, Stewart,
| Dick— l 4.
RHODE ISLAND— Durfee, Brayton — 2.
j VERMONT— WaIton, Morrill, Boyct- 3.
WISCONSIN— Potter, Washburn, Billing
' hurst— 3.
AGAINST THE AMENDMENT.
Alabama—Stallworth, Shorter, Dowel!,
Moore, Houston, Cobb, Curry—7.
Arkansas—Greenwood, Warren— 2.
Georgia—Seward, Crawford, TWITE, Gar
trell, Wright, Jackson. IIILL, Stephens—B.
Indiana—Niblack, Hughes, Gregg—3.
Elliot, Clay, Mason, Stevenson—B.
Louisana— FUSTlS, Taylor, Davidson, San
Maryland—Stewart, Knnkle, Bowie— 3.
Missouri— ANDERSON, Clark, Craig, WOOD
SON, Phelps, Caruthers —6.
Mississippi—Lamar, Davis, Barksdale,
Singleton, Quitman —5.
New Jersey—Huyler, Wortendyke— 2.
North Carolina—Shaw, Ruffin, Wiuslow,
Branch, Scales, Craige, Clingman—7.
New York—Searing, Taylor, Sickles,Kelly,
Maclay, J. Cochrane, Ward, Russel, Corning,
Ohio—Miller, Burns— 2.
Pennsylvania—Florence, Landy, Phillips,
Glaucy Jones, Leidy, Dimmick, White, Aid,
Giilis, Rcilly, Dewart—ll.
South Carolina—McQueeu, Miles, Keitt,
Tennessee—Watkins, MAYXARO, Smith, |
Savage, READY, Jones, Wright, ZULUCOFFF.R, j
Texas—Bryan, Reagan— 2.
Virginia—Garnett, Millson, Caskie, Goode,
Bocock, Powell, Smith, Faulkner, Letcher, I
C'emens, Jenkins, Edmundson, Hopkins—l3. \
(Democrats in Roman letter—Republicans !
in Italics —Americans in SMALL CAPITALS.)
FOR THE CHITTENDEN AMENDMENT.
I >cmocrats 'j'i
Total 120 ;
AGAINST THE AMENDMENT.
Total 112 :
Majority g j
CHANGF. OK UNIFORM. —We noticed several
days ago that the War Department was about
to order changes in the uniform of the Army
generally. It uow appears that such an or
der has been issued, and it contains a full des-1
cription of the new uniform decided upon. The I
cap now worn is supplanted by a felt hat with j
brim 3 1-2 inches and crown 6 1-4 inches high, j
bound with ribbed silk for officers, and double j
stitched around the rim for men. The trim
mings for general officers are as follows : '
Gold cord, with acorn-shaped ends ; the brim !
of the hat looped upon the right side and fas-;
tencd with an eagle attached to the side of the !
hat ; a gold embroidered wreath in front, on
black velvet ground, encircling the letters IT.Sl T .S !
in silver, old English characters.
For other classifications of officers and for
the privates there are similiar trimmings, va
rying slightly for each distinctive grade or
The change also extends to the pantaloons
and coat, but in respect to them it is confined
to the trimming of the latter, and the stripe !
of the former. Sibley's tent is also to be sub- 1
stituted for that uow in use.— Was/tinclon
AFFRAY IN A RAILROAD CAR. — An affray oc
curred on the Cleveland Express train on the
Detroit & Toledo Railroad Thursday after
noon. A gentlemanly looking man took the ;
train at Toledo and offered a ticket on another |
road which was refused and his fare demand-!
Ed by the conductor. He declined to pay,
when the conductor and baggageman under
took to put him off. The passenger drew a
pistol and assumed a defiant attitude. Roth
the conductor and the baggageman sprang
upon him, and succeeded in getting him down
upon the sent. During the melee the pistol
was discharged, the ball passing through the
bottom of the seat immediately forward, and
out through the floor of the car. The man
was immediately put off the train and left on i
the track. Steps have been tuken by the ;
Company to have the man arrested.
A MANIFICENT LIBEL SUIT. —The New York
Herald announces, with grim satisfaction, that
a libel suit will shortly be brought by Fernan
do Wood agaiust Horace Greeley if- Co., the
proprietors of the Tribune. The lterald says
that the case will contain no less than seven
hundred 'and fifty distinct libels —principally
charges of swindling, thieving aud forgery.
I®-Thc Chicago Press has an advertise
ment forty columns long, of lands in that city
delinquent for taxes. This is attributed to the
crushing effect of the late fiuancial panic. 1
I A DESPERATE FIGHT—TWO MEN
The Memphis Avalanche RECORDS
fight in the neighborhood of TUSCAN/' if
twien a farmer of that vicinity and T 1 ' I
thieves. The Avalanche furnishes I
: ing detail* : 1 ' "'■■■< [1
On Saturday last, the 20th in-ta, -
Mr. Gibson was on his way to Deeat *' I
HE met two men who were mounted •>''
identical horses that had been STOLEN"' 3 3
miles distant from Decatur. M R P " T *
the horsemen and engaged them in R .
tion in reference to horses, AND, PERH'
posed a swap, with the expectation
ing the thieves until he could secure a
to enable him to arrest them. Ti ■
failed, however, and Mr. G. aecompa-. '
two- men a short distance on their W AV '* 4
ing a man engaged in a field NE NR 'j,.
Gibson called to him, but the labor
afflicted with deafness, and did NOT •
Mr. G. then dismounted ami CAM/,
horse of each rider by the bridle 1
that the horses liaci bees stolen. OF,".' :
rencontre ensued, during which one of 'B! 1
called upon his companion tokillOib-r/!'
fight for a time, was desperate and ONER '
Mr. Gibson, finding that he was INFR
the physical energy of two powerful
a Bowie-knife from his bosom wits * ! 1
defend himself, but the scabbard REM&j. .
I the knife after it was drawn, thus
I the weapon useless. Fortunately, ON T
men grasped the scabbard firm!? AT i
, knife was thus unsheathed. Then, in- J
J qual hand-to-hand fight, Mr. Gibson V
both men, and took possession of IB E ,.
| property. The thieves WERE NAMED re, : . -*
I ely Fat. Chamberlain, or Cbamberiess, AT'
man, and John Smith, WHO IS REPRESENT
be from Kentucky,
A FATAL HOAX. —A Sheffield (ECV-
I paper contains the following :
A singular circumstance HAPPENED a; -
| union last week. For some misconduct
| master had put a boy, for punishment •
j the dead bouse. At that time there irj :
J corpse in the " dead ward" 7 in a coffin 'I
1 boy took the corpse out of the eoS&I:. DRTJ
jit in his own clothes, propped it BP AAJJ
j the wall, and then got into the coffin, lav ,W
; aud covered himself over. In the course of ■
I short time, the master came, looked iu at theoa
; and saw as he thought, a sulky lad star,;-
I against the wali. " Now," said the MAS*
I" do you want any supper ?" There WIS
answer. The question was repeated R
the same result. The boy looked oot S
coffin, and said, " If he won't have nnv, D
The master (led in terror, and received
shock that it is said he has since diedfrorj
DARING OUTRAGE AT COLUMBUS, OHIO.—TJ
| City Fact of Columbus, Ohio, says that a
Friday night last, some burglars of tint O
entered the house of Thomas Miller,
! Postmaster, aud after administering chorof
| to the entire family, six in number, they P
' ceeded to search the house and retuove A r*
! uables that could he found. Eight thou-.,
dollar's worth of drafts were abstracted frt
Mr. M's desk, his pocket-book containing a,
ey and notes, his gold watch and chain, IS
i considerable jewelry, &c. The family I*
nothing of the outrage until morning. WM
Mr. M. awoke he dicovered a peculiar EX
in his rooms, and upon sitting up in bed foe
upon his pillow the stains of chloroform. TI
S villians evidently supposed that Mr. M Lin
bouse at the time a considerable amonti
! gold belonging to the Post Office Departus
| which was in safe keeping.
THE TROOPS FOR UTAH. — It is said that a
! regular troops in Kansas and on the Westr
! frontier will start for Utah between the t.
I of April and the 10th of May, mustering
all about 2000 effective men. Five regie
j of volunteers, proposed by the bill now Uh
j the Senate, will, it is stated, be accepted
j organized whenever the bill is passed.
| force less than a complete regiment will b: r -
I eeived from any State, but offers are alr-.i,'
made, directly or contingently, which C
the whole fcrce authorized. They will lieu;
en according to the date of application. 0
regiment is specially appropriated for Tax -
RAFTING. —During this week several re 1 '
; have come down the river, and some haver*
] sed on to market, while others remain iu
j dam at this place. Very few rafts have i
: vet reached this place from Clearfield. o
it is said, to the achate in Irvin's IHIUI B: ~
1 torn up wheih will prevent them from rea"
! ing market this flood, as it cannot he repa:"
until low water. As yet we have heard o'*
! price being set, but the rumor is that fe-
TOR good lumber have an upward tendency -
I We notice several of the lumber mereha;2
i from Clearfield in and around town, hut; -
ing from their features one would suppose t
wliich they had fixed their hopes upon
vanished. We abserve also that instead. *
! formerly of stopping at our hotels, si)™ o
the in have taken up their board in the COM"?
—Lock haven Watchman.
Gov. CHASE —A COMPLIMENT. —During
debate in the Ohio Senate the other day. C
the appointment of a commission to invest-'
the State Treasury, allusion was made to t
attempt of the Democratic press to assCy* 1
| Gov. Chase with the Rreslin defalcation .B
ator Hatch, (Democrat) from Cincinatti.de'-
| ded Gov. Chase from OIL such injustice.
i said the press in the course of heated eon l
versy and in the time of political cxeiteffif
often makes charges that are not regarded
private life. Mr. 11. paid a compliment
Gov. Chase, against whose integrity ncl'w
that the press could say would be more than
idle wind. There was no man in Ohio -.
whom he would concede higher principle*
honor. He knew the Governor, and there w*--
110 man in whose hands he would more WI" ,D V
ly confide his estate, without the scratch "J 4
A GOOD JOKE. —The Legislature of TCTF'-
lately adjourned, passed an act for calli"? s
Southern Covention, and appropriated !fj
thousand dollars out of any money in the
sury, to defray expenses in the event of
jection of the Lecomptou Constitution b?
gress. Thus it is proposed to take INITIATE
STEPS for disunion. The whole tiling l'£
the fact that there is not a ant in the *
sury f It is entirely bankrupt.
A SINGULAR MARRIAGE.—TWO couple
married iu New Baltimore one day last '
under peculiar circumstances. Twin S |st< \
married twin brothers, the parties being
231 year of age, and the wedding (lav CT
brides was the anniversary of their birth