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11 WASHINGTON, July 12,1888.
t: I, - - - SENATE.
P,‘ I' M.l. WILSON , from the Committee on
1 r ,Military Affairs, reported a bill to author
1.1 Ire the sale of a portion of Fort Leaven
.: •
sworth. It passed. It 'duthorizes the sale
i!,-tof twenty acres to the Leavenworth Coal
'-' company. " "
Mr. T k REMBELL, from the Judiciary
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asreported r eported u m.t7emdrlysup p lying
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favorably b trrv i te l a.a l ese, m
at i i n
ovacerite a u thorizingr l bt a is t: i iiini on. find ing
xtt t o
eoutive Departm en ts ,!' with amendmenta.
• - allatku; the times and places of holding
. • 11 . District and Circuit Comte in the Northern
Pistrict of Florida. .•-
•', Mr; - OSBORN introduced a bill author
' izing the Commissioners of refugees and
1 freedmen and abandoned lands. to sell
certain abandoned lands in Pensacola,
' li Fla., which vas referred to the Committee
Lt. on Public; Lands. - .- .
Mr. McDONALD introdneed a bill for the
relief of loyal - citizens of Arkansas and for
,4,„; taking the census. "
The amendments to the tax bill (tame over
tiand a COmmittee of •conference ordered,
t consisting of Messrs. Sherman, Morrill, of
• it Maine, and Iftickaleiv. -
4i Mr. HENDERSON called up the bill .to
tl. amend the act of 1866 to authorize the con- .
• • s .struction of bridges across the Mississippi
. 2 l i i
i rivet. Passed. It, authorizes the couskruo
.l),A tion of a bridge of five hundred feet spans
Iri at St. Louis:• , -rights, '••
' • 1., - The bill far the rotection of
1 . 1 of American citizens abroad was the
•1 special ordee for Thursday siert.
'•• The Senate resumed' the consideration of
, ..,;••.' the
_i furtding,bilL
Mr. HENDERSON moved to amend by
• making the interest on twenty year bonds
•'• l• four and a half per cent., on thirty Year
bonds four per cent., and on , forty _year,
bonds three and a hgar percent Rejected—
.. I Bto 24.
1 1 . - , Mr. FESSENDEN moved to amend kJ . '
„,,. Making the authorized bonds redeemable
•••`•l 4- t in ten years and payable after twenty,
4 thirty ,or forty years. •
• The bill was discussed at length by
.4:1 Messrs. Morton, Edmunds, Fessenden, and
. 'fri others.
• During thediactimion.Mr. MORTON de
f 7 !) liVersl a prepared speech, the - burden of"
1 Which was that according to the atatutes
,_ ;•a the . Five-Twenties 'shordd be paid in cur
..,,ruti.T..•-• He, however, favoredth.t.hill.
. -‘-, • Mr". OOLEMlettas same view:~'• • -- --.-_
.• ' Mr. FESSENDEN expressed theicantrary
r tionviction, and advocated adherence to the
. i platform.
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Mr. HOWARD . coincided with Mr. Fes
1. sendert. - ..,,,••. -." • - -
Mr. CAMERON 'favored deferring the
: - subject till after the election.
Mr. CONHESS thought the Democratic
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platform should be met now, au the faith
'•';' in the Government vindicat e d. F -
•-• ,' i Mr ESSENDEN'S amen t was re
.' i Jected without division.
Mr. RAMSEY moved to at e out the
last section of the Committee's• amend
. ... .p, meat, legalizing contracts. made specif
y paid in coin... Rejected-6 to ,20 -
. 1.. Messrs. Cameron, Harlan, Osborn, Howe
t RamseLand Wade voting yea.
0 '''t • Mr. WILSON offered &substitute for the
`-• •'. II third section, looking to the issue of fifty
year five per cent. bonds, the bondholders
..` 't to pav orie-half of one per cent. taxes, and
.:, ' 4 l that a certain increasing amount of the
'• ''''public debt shall be paid each ten years,
!‘ , ,',., beginning with ten millions at the end of
.•. ''. the first ten years.
:.. About five o'clock the Senate went into
''''' A 'Executive Session and soon after adjourned.
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Messrs. Schenck; Hooper, and Niblock
were appointed a Committee on Conference
on the tax bill. i' - j - `
The following bills and joint reaofutiOns
were introduced:
To authorize soldiers to select homestaads
from nubile lands;
Appropriating postoffice for Court Room
at Paducah, Ky. • ,
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To provide for bringing cases into courts
of the United States against railroad com
paTo their line in several States,
amendte a
hct making a grant oflands
forthe extension of the Iron Mountain Rail
road from Pilot ,Knob to Helena.
Mr. CLEVER introduced a joint resolu
tion for the protection of settlers on Cher°.
... kee neutral lands of Kansas, which passed:
Mr. -, LAME offered a resolution re- -
questing the President to furnish copies of
all instructions records and correspondence
1 - connoted wit h commission to regulate
the late treaty with the Osage Indians, and
all propositions made to Commis‘ioners by
:, railroad corporations or individuals.. Adop
• Mr. DONNELLY introduced a joint re,
. . solution to protect existifrg land grants in
Minneaota )(alley Railroad, allowing a plot
of a location through unsnrveyed lands
t .within the State of Minnesota 'to be filed
.i . , and withdrawing such lands from - settle
-12: anent. He moved the- previous question,
R• which the House refused to second, and
t. the resolution went over.
Li Mr..DELA.NO iutoduced l a joint resolu
t', son providing that - ..Dnited States mints
ki and branches. shall continue to refine gold;
ti silver and Bullion, and that no contract to'
.eichange crude or imported - bullion for re
-2 lined bars shall be made until authorized
tky law, and repealing section five of act of
1.1 - March 3d,'1853, and section three of act of
February.2 o th, 1801. He moved .the pre
vious question, which was seconded, and
. the joint resolution passed-14 0.34.
Mr. HIGBEE offered a resolution to pay
to John D. Young $2,8:10 foi expenses in=
i by him in the contested - election.
,ease between himself and Siunuel McKee.
A debate arising it went over.J.
mr.seIIENCK, from the Conimittee on
, • - Ways and Means, reported back the Senate
1 : =bill legalizing acts' of two of the three tax
-'4oommissioners for Arkansas. Passed.
' - Mr. FARNSWORTH. from , the Post Of
.. - doe Committee,reported a supplementlto the
postoffice bill. Passed.
- --lir. PIKE presentod a Witte* of the
' National Board of . Trade,', with referee(*) to.
the navigation of the Tilis , issippi. Referred
to the Committee on commerce. :- '
Mr. STEVENS, of Pa., introduced,,a bill
to amend the .act .of April 14, 14102restati . ..,
listing a Uniform rule of natifililization. -
'Referred to thil' SndiciaryDommittee.
Mr. BUTLER offered resolution in ref
-' - °renal to, disposing of property of.the Ifni
: tad Statei in cer ta in canal and fumigation
c ompanies not paying dividends. Refer=
i.- ~ rod to the Cbuimitteo on Naval Affairs.
gr. ELLIOT asked to take from the
-I, Speaker's table the Senate bill felating - to
et - she Freedmen'ti Bureau and providintg for
' 1 1 tinuanco. • -. ,
(..... - ts eon
r - mr.BANPALL objeotPd. ,
ttil ---Mr. AfiNELL asked leave to offer *rasa.
ri lolibn rears:4ll l g the prevalenee of -Outrages
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at the South, declaring it was the duty of
the Gbvemment to extend protection to all
its faithful loyal citizens, white and color
ed, and providing for a Select Committee
of three to investigate the Matter. l
Messrs. RANDALL and BROOKS, ob-
Sessions for debate only were ordered for
every evening this week.
The House refused-8 to 62, not two-thirds
voting in the affirmative—to suspend the
rules in order to allow Mr. Schenck tooffer
a resolution making the Civil Service bill a
special order.
The Senate bill relating to the Freed
men's Bureau and providing for its discon
tinuance was debated.
An amendment warkoffered providing for
the discontinuance of the Bureau in ( all
States immediately on hemming represent
ed in Congetiss. Rejected.
Mr. ALLISON moved to amend the bill
by making the discontinuance absolute on
the Ist of January . next. Adopted na
the bill passed. -
Mr. D.k.WW3, from the Conimittee on
Elections, reported the credentials - of Na
thaniel I Boyden and Oliver S. Dock ry,
members elect from North Carolina, lad
been examined and found in due forms but
these gentlemen were unable to take the
test oath, Mr. Boyden having been a mem
ber of the North Carolina Legislature un
der the Confederate Government, and Mr.
Dockery having served three months in
the Confederate army in 1861. The politi
_cal disabilities thus incurred had been Ee-
Bowed lby act of Congress, and the F-'
mitte*recommended the oath prescribed
for persona whose disabilities had been re
moved should be administered. I
The motion was agreed to, and Messrs.
Boyden and Dockery had the oath admin
istered;and took seats as members.
Mr. .TUDD asked leave to offer a resolu
tion making the - -Nlagara Ship Canal bill
the special orddr for the 10th of December
next. -
Mr. KELSEY' objected.
Mi. SCHENCK introduced a.bill t abol
ish the office of Solicitor and Naval ndge
Advocate: Referred to Committee qn Na
val Affairs. \
Mr. ASHLEY; Nevada, asked leave to in
troduce a bill taxing the interest on United
States bonds at ten per cent.
Mr. MILLER objected.
Mr. MOORHEAD moved to close, general
debate on the Tariff bill in thirty in nutes.
Mr. WASHBURNE, Illinois, moved to
amend by making it two hours. Agreed to.
..- The House, by a vote of 84 to 57, agreed
to gosinto Committee of the Whole on the .
Tariff bill. •
i Mr:MOORHEAD, opened the debate in
favor of the bill, and in the course of bis
remarks spoke of the special •agent of in
rternal revenue, Mr. Wells, as the guardian
of the interess cif the toreign mann licturer
and foreign agents in New York.
Mr. GMSWOLD, in replysaid, Mr. Wells
was'in favor bta - prOper tariff. 1• .
After speeches , ,by ...Messrs.. avnard,
Daggs, Garlieldf:and Pike, the , Co C o mmittee
nul l ,
arose and op goose t9ok. &recess.
Et:citing es - aicia`-:=Tifti House ni t again
atepastarAneolocke-inCo ,of
the Whole. and was addressed I,by Mr.
WABEIBIJRNE on the financial end tariff
questions, in favorof paying the debt as de
nominated, in boq'ils, and api=t such a
tang: system as impoverishes the West for
the-benefit of the Eastern manuflteturerse
Mr. BLAB'?" of Michigan, also addressed 1
the House on the Presidential election, n
justification of the Republican partY and
in denu:nciation of the Democratic party.
Mr. ELA; Qf New Hampshire, spoke in
favor of taxing the interest on United
Sta bonds. . 1
• Mr tes .
JULIAN, of Indiana, spoke against
the policy of land bounties to soldiers, and
in defence of the present homeatead sys
Mi. ARCIIER spoke in defen ,
Democracy- and in condemnatic
Republican party.
At a quarter before ten o'clock I
Railroad—Difficulty Adjusted-1
Negroes--Lynch Law—Mond
[By Telegraph to the Plttahnratpasette. l
Motimmix, July 13.—The Nashville and
Chattanooga Railroad Co. have leased the
Nashville and Northwestern Railroad.
Trains will conitnefice running on Wednes
day. The State bonds due the N. 4; N. W.
Railroad, amounting to 52 5 40,000, will be
issued to Receiver Cliffe. , The striking
employes of the road had a parade to -day,
in honor of the difficulty and the, prospect
of speedy pay.
A young man named Fireland was mur
dered by three negroes on Saturday night.
They entered his room, cut his throat and
hacked him to Aces. A negro was subse
quently arrested, suspected of being one of
the murderers, and taken to. Columbia,;
where he was seized by a paty of white
men who took him off and it is supposed
killed him.
Two _ other 'whites were murdered in
Maury on Saturday by negreea. ,
The Convention of the Beta Theta Pi
Fraternity assembles in this city at the .
State Capitol to-morrow at 9A. M. A num
ber of delegates have arrived.
MEments, July 13.--Charies Peeples, a
notorious negro thief, while attempting to
escape from policeman Bowman last night,
was shot and mortally wounded.
A negro named Ben String while cros
sing Bayou bridge =on Jackson street was
shot and killed. Being mistaken for a
notorious horsy thief, he was ordered to halt
and failing to do do so was shot down.
A negro, named Henry Jones was shot
and instantly killed in Fort Piel4ring S•tt
urday aftetnooni by another negro, named
Henry TarMOrl. whp Made his'escape.
Charles Oldridge, an overseer for P. N.
Burgett, opposite Cat Island, on ntlythe Arkan-
sas shore, wasshot and inst ,by
the latter Sunday morning, a while atkilledtempt
ing to shoot Burgett. Burgett passed
'through here to-day on his way to Marion
to surrender himself for trial.-
Gov. Seymour at Albany.
ter Telegraph to the Pittsburgh (*stew";
ITT/ClAilf. Y., July 13.--Gov. Seymour
Arrived nome this afternoon and was wel
comed with great enthusiasm by his friends.
Bells were rung, cannon fired. tire coin
_ponies turned out, bands played,
,ttc. The
crowd was immense and enthuaiastleally
cheered the 'ooir.ernpr, to whom a formal.
greeting wits extended by Judge Davis.
Gov. Seymour, from the hotel steps, made
a brief but feeling acknowledgment of the
kindness of his friends and neighbors. lie.
icon after retired to his residence ,amid re
newed denionstrattons of the PeoPle. ,Op
Ihe route from Albany to Utica a re , stir'
rounded the Governor's oar at the princi
pal stationtt.and called him out. , NO came
upon the platform at various places, but
dill not gpeakr , -- -_-_, . t
International, Cricket klatch.
(By Telegraph to the Pittsburgh U+Zef• _
Naw Yonic,,July 13.—Tite cricket match
of the,Htdokerbooker Club, of Canada, vs.
St. Gecrge, of. New Youndland, ooransentald
to.di3r. St. Georges' ant innings, 109;
Canadians' first innings, 79. The St.
Georges went in again and lost their wick
ets for thirtreighkruni. Atkindsneelargs.
- -ry
pcitra, cpc - x,oos. A. M.
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Nomination by the President—
_ Land 011ie Discharge of Treas.
nry Emp oyes-- Appointment
Contirmed—Attorney General
ship. .
[By Telegraph to the Pittsburgh Gazette.)
' WASHINGTON, July 13, 1868.
The to-day sent to the Senate
. -,
the following nominations :I Benjamin F.
Brundage, Redder of Land Office, Frisalia,
Cala; Charles E. Rgemus, of Kansas, Con
sulate of Honolulu ; Lorenzo'P. Willeston,
Associate 'Justice of Supreme Court of-Mon
tana ; Silas IL. Oxtell, Assessor of Internal
Revenue, 3d - Sistrict California; Henry L.
Warren, Chief Justice of the Supreme
Court of Montana; Adam Rose, Assessor In
ternal Revenue, 10th District, Pennsylva
nia ; James H. Wilbur, of Oregon, Agent
for Takain# Indiana; Felix M. Dominglie,
of New Illtrk, Consulate of Tobasco La
fayette Head, of New . Mexico, Agent of
Indians in that Territory; Edward S. Mc.
'Cook, Collector of Internal Revenue, Bth
District, Illinois; Belden Connor, Assessor
Internal Revenue; 3d District, Maine.-
Commissioner Wilson,• of the General
Land Office, has caused to be examined
and' adjusted the accounts between the
United States and the States of Kansas,
Nebraska, Minnesota, Wisconsin and
Oregon for the live per cent. find accruing
to those States upon the net proceeds of
sales of public lands within their limits
during 1867. The balances due to said
States qp,the Slat of December, 1867,are:
Minnesota,s2 7 L Iro
0791 E 5 , 41 1 8, $ _ 1 . 5 971
Oregon, 0,2,525; Wisconsio,s6lo,o6 B ; Mich
igan, $1,055,281; Nebraska, 161,090,649. • -
nEnucriort or EMPLOYES.
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• Twenkv-five messengers and laborers,
male and female, will be discharged from
thelPreasury Department during the com
ing ,week on account of a lack of
otter's.' ' " '
Senor Romero to-day:delivered to the
Plenipotentiary is
the recall as Minister
of Mexicantßepublic to
this country. The usual complimentary
and diplomatiespeechea were l made.
. O 0011V1RMED..
The,Sonete this afternoon oonfirtned_The
=midst:tomtit' Edwin IdeCobt as Colleetor
of Internallievenne for the Bth Dietriotail.
,A'rtontir.T onwouttatur. • ~. s
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At in' tnYortiPlifi - rneottne of Repfiblicain
Senators to-day it was decided to confirm
Mr. Everts as Attorney General.
. ,
- mmuuminni TOPICS AND GOMM.
It is thought the President will allow the
Ellectoial college bill to become a law with
out-- his approval. •
Mr. Johnson will probably take his resi
dence in one of the Southern States next
spring, as he - is said to be destrious of ob
taining a seat in the United States Senate.
Congress will no doubt endeavor to e ff ect
'adjo next Week, lia all the
Southern Representatives will be admitted
within ten days. 0
The Conference Committee will report
the fax bill on Wednesday.
There is little posibility of the passage of
the army bill this session.
Randall, !McCulloch and Seward oppose
e Democratic platform, while Weller and
r wg are pleased with it and the ticket.
isreported that Senator Hendricks,
who is to run for overnor of Indiana, will
not speak for Sey lour and Blair.
There is no dou . t that a movement is on
foot among the J hnson men to nominate
Chase and twin' -.fora third party Presi
dential ticket.
A Committee .f Virginia Republicana,
headed by the L euteuant Governor and
the State Treasnr : r, are urging Congress to
make immediate 'revision for th an Er oding
in that State. T ey oPPee Pending
House bill becau. : it re-inns reg istration,
and a great nu # ber of ex-rebels will at
tempt to register nder the amnesty proc
lamation. A bill authorizing an election
in accordance wi h the views of these gen
tlemen will be in reduced in the Senate,
Judge Fisher, . prominent Republican,
arrive 3 from Ja lason, Miss. He reports
that the official c nvasa is nearly complete,.
and shows a De ' ocratic majority of 7,000.
Republican nornittee is enaged in
investigating th , election retu g rns, and
claim to have 'roof of frauds to the
amount of over lfteen thousand votes. A
reign of terror p avails in all the interior
counties, and th assassination of. several'
capitalists is re) rted.
Ccl. M'Kuy, o •Georgia, arrived from At
lanta to ask Congress for the re
moval of all dis bilitibs front a number of
Union member ofvthe State Legislature,
in order to enab a that body to get into
working order. United States District At
Fitch, of Georgia, Democratic dele
to Nei' Yo k, la' the candidate of his
party for Unite States Senator. it Weald
that twenty-five thousandiloilars have been
raised itirNew ork to enable 'him to buy
up enough Vote to secure his election.
The Congress onal Executive Committee
are actively en aged in preparing for the
campaign. Th ' • have assurances that am
ple funds }will • : at their disposal, and
have made nrra # genaente for the publica
tion and distribution of campaign docu
ments. r • •
The Reconstruction Committee do not
expect to have any more measures of im
portance to bring up before the House..,
ce of the
.n o the
he House
order by
bides In
Military Domination at an End—Leglalw
tive. Proceedings.
(Dc Telegr a ph to the Plttebmgh Gliette.]
CAABLESTdDt, July 1.3. 7 -Gen. Canby
sued an order , o-day that military, °dicers
in the St•tte (Taws exercising ahy . civil
authority w li u thy' President procbitms
ttie ad option l' the i,;(3ll.lll.Wtional ,uneud
ment, strwinc• alio the , prisoners under
chargeis I will be turned over to the
civil . nutisoritii.s, 'tied all prisoners
serving out sPotenees_ by military
onnimisalous will he. field: Writs of habeas
eorinisfrom the Untlid States Courts are - reiporided to, bat to writs from State
Vaults reply is to be made that.the prison
er is held under the authority of the laps
of the United States, and that jurisdiction
ts exelueively in the United' Statei tlotrts.l
Coupons, July. 13,—1n the Legislatlifid
to:day, a bill passed a salved reading yid- ,
Mating the Provisional Government or the
mate, A hill was introduced for the pro.
,servation of Homesteads. •
The election' for Senator takes plum to-
Morro!. A abarp mutest will °nine es
there ht said to boosnsiderable division in
the Republican ranks.
,h ..gym ~„«.-x :~
Arrest of a Postoffice Merit—
tork Seized-The Great Re
clde—Gen. Grant Visits an
,By Telegraph to the Pittsburgh Ga .1
Sr. Louis, July 13.—Gen. M n , formerly
registering clerk of thu New rleans Post
office, was arrested hare yesterday charged
with robbing letters in that office of a large
sum of money. • Malik lel% here to-day in
custody of a governnient detectiveJ
• The tobacco factory of George E." Hutch
inson was seized to-day for non-compliance
with the revenue law, and Hutchinson held
to bail in three thousand dollars.
The Grand Jury to-day reported a bill
against Capt. Donaldism for murder in the
first degree for shooting Henry Andereton
on the steamer Great Republic. They also
reported a bill against Capt. Barr for being
aecessory to the act. 1
General Grant, accompanied by General
Dent, visited the Soldiers' Orphans' Home
at Webster, ten miles west of here, to-day,
and spent several hours with the
children, all of , whom were intro
duced to him. The party were ‘ mot
by Gene. Edwards, , Chipman, 51 'Neil and
Shepherd, and Ans. C. Yeatinan, and other
geottemen interested In the home. The
General expressed much gratification •at
the visit, and the orphans gave him three
hearty cheers at parting.
To-day in.s been one of the hottest of the
season, the m ercury ranging from 95 to 100
in the shade, according to the locality. i
Inauguration of Gov. Warmouth.
(By Telegraph to the Pittsburgh Gazette. j`
linc7 ORLUANS, July 13.—tir. W. -
mouth; Governor , elect, was inangniat
today is the hall of the House of Rep
sentatives. There were preaentike me
hers of both houses. The lobbies were den
ly tswked. The oath of offiee was admin
toted by the Chief Justice of the Supra e
CoUrt. A number of nfitgoing and ineom.
ing officials were present on the ,platfoyM,,
Ggyernor Warmouth's inaugural addretis
was veri,hrief and well , written, but net'
very explicit as 'to the future coterse •
of his administration. He says : that .
he refrains, at thie time, from entering into.
any discussion of the -memores deemed of
huportanee. He urges, however, iminedi.:
ate measures for the repression of tliclaw-
Imsness and disorder now .existing in the
State, and says that "we want peace and
ordbr, and without it we canhave no pve.--
Organization of Ibis Leghlatore,-Ratthca
tolOO Of COOStiO-alonai Aavendatest---Sa;
st. laus tired. •
CDs PeteXrsPSrto ate Pinafore' nastkte. - I
Eintrrommitsv, ALA., July 15.---Governor
Stniktf4iguLtitfift4Wo4oHGavitrPor APPIaP .t•e•
were sworn laiir days ProVlaio n alofficere. "
The Senate Met at noon and elected all .
The fourteenth amendment was rat ed,
and then the Senate adjourned nut.' to
morrow. •
lit the House officers , were electe and
the fourteenth amendment was ratified:
About five o'oloolt, pursuant to orders of
Gen. Shepard, two pieces of artillery were
brought to Capitol Hill and salutes fired in
honor of the ratification of the fourteenth
article amendment. •
Georgia Legislature—lnvesttgation as to
Et lathy of Members.; •
ATLANTA, July 13.—Mr. O'Neil's resolu
tion to investigate the - eligibility of each
member is the only business before the
House. Tile inv,estigating committee
was' in session- the entire afternoon.
The questions asked were : Did you
hold office prior to the war, :taking
the oath to support the Constitution or the
United States? Did you give aid and com
' fort to tbe i rebellion? Have your disabili
ties been removed? No Senators have yet
been excluded
The Wegtheir.
(By Telegraph to the Plttetetrtkiialette.] ,
Cumacto, July 13.--During yesterday and
to-day five cases of ,sun stroke were re
ported. The mercury reached 91 this af
ALBANY, July 13.—The weather contin
ues extremely hot. The mercury this af
ternoon ranged from 97 to 101 in the shade.
Numerous eases of sun" stroke are reported,
several of whicu have proved fatal.
NASHVILLE, July, 13.—River •swelling,
with twenty-two *inches on Rarpeth Shoals.
Weather very warm.
The Coal Miners' Strike .
(By Tolegiaph to the Vittmonreh Gasotte,l
HARIUMBLIUQ, Pe.i July 18.—A tel gram
received by the Governor from Pot vide
shows that the reports of outrages n the
ng regions are all false. It seems al
most positive that the reports were all cir
culated by interested parties to raise the
rice of coal.
Cholera at Illavanna—Submarine Cable..
(By 'reirgreph to the Pittsburgh 911.110143..
LIANANics, July 13.—Cholera in , this nity
is decreasing in violence and extent. The
Nara succeeded in raising a mile of the
new telegraph cable, but the machinery
subsequently lost hold on the cable and it
sunk to %Whetter'.
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—An International Commercial ) • nven- 1
tion is to be held in Portiand,;Me., t e 4th of
August, to consider the various projects
now 'before pile country for lucre ing the
facilities of intercourse between th interior
mer of un
and Atlantic seaboard, to urge the doption
of measnres to relieve c en
necessary. burden, and to secure u I restrict
ed freedom of trade throughout North
America.. Delegates are expected from all
sections of the country.
—At a Democratic ratification meeting .
held at Melam - ond, Va., on Saturday night,.
Governor Vance declared that what- the
Confederacy fought for would be won by
the electiOn of Seymour and Blair. Gen.
Wise, while supporting the nomination, de
noences aa a falsehood:the first Tammany,
resolution, which alleged secession to be
dead, and ,declared that it was more aliie
thifn ever. He especially supported Blair,
because he had promified'revolution, &c.
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—A planet, hitherto unknown, Wa s dfs
(layered by Prof. James C Watson, of the'.
Detroit Observatery,,lat Ann Arbor Mich.,
on the night of the 'eleveitth inst., ' in the
constellation of CanrisX4ntui: , 'lt shines
iikejt-star of the eleventh magnitude, and
is situated in, the right ascension, three
4Mudred and seventeen degrees and forty
: threw minutes,. and . in declination fifteen
• degreei and forlpeight minntestouth.
Dispateheairom the mining miens' is
the eastern part of the State 'indicate that
she strike will be , settled this week, as the
proprietors are inelined to adopt the sight
hour law. .
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—St. Patrick's Cathedral, New York, was
formally dedicated on Sunday.
—The steamship Ottawa, from Europe,
arrived at Farther Point yesterday.
—The New Yoric Herald is said to be
backing up the new Chase movement.
—The Democratic ratification meeting in
'Philadelphia, on Saturday evening, was a
, !tame affair. .
°Niece Fa
I Iphail
-At New York yesterday the thaimom
eter reached 97. Many cases of sun stroke
were reported.
—The banquet to Hon. ReverdyJohnson,
Minister to England, will take'place at l3al
timore tomorrow. • E
—The machine shops of the Milwaukee
and St. Paul. Railroad were burned on Sun
day. Loss $50,000. •
, —Gen. Frank Blair, Jr., arrived in Chi
cago yesterday, and left on a trip to .the
Rocky Mountains.
—Another registration before the August
election takes place in Virginia is being
prepared for at military headquarters.
—General Stoneman has appointed Jas. S.
Tipton Judge of the Fifteenth Circuit
Court or Virginia, vice Fulton, resigned. •
—Wharton's nickel factOry, near Camden,
N. J., was totally destroyed by fire Sunday
night, involving a loss estimated at 1160,000.
—At fluffalo.within fort Y-eight hours end
ing Sunday afternoon, there were ten cases
of sun stroke, seven of which proved fatal.
—A. W. Griswold, cashier of - a - Burling
ton, Vermont, bank, was robbed ou a Hud
son River train of $60,000 in Governinent
—Hon. Wm. Pinkney White has been
appointed by Gov. Swann, of Maryland,
'United States Senator to fill the unexpired
term of Reverdy Johnson. •
—At Bridgeport, Connecticut, yester
day morning, Tomlinson and Barlow's
lumber N'ard was destroyed by fire. Loss,
$20,000L Insured for $9,000.
—FeltonLassociated with cashier Martin,
of the Hide and Leather bank, Boston, in
'defrauding that iruitituthin, has been held
for trial in default of #35,000 bail.
—About one hu ndred of the Ku- S lut-
Klan made their appearance , on; Sunday
Mont midnight -at Memphis, marched
throngh the principal streets ancl suddenly
disappeared without speaking to any one.-
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, T Y in ork o eh t t rian
of -
Elder —Frre Perry , hundred
arriv e
d Mo at Ti s o e n v ;
I'dily from Europe, and-left - yesterday for
Utah. Ten thousand other "believers!' aro'
lofollow, as soon as they can be shipped at
' Liverpool. i
—A Washington special I states that Sec
retary Seward.has. purchased Sonora and,
Sinaloa from hielico; also,lhat Minister
Burlingame has negotiated with Secretary
Seward a treaty of commerce between the
United State S mul Chhut. . • - 2 .
—Mallet*NA, Atelatitedl)yßiShapii DOlll.
' OlllXk- of l'ittsbiarg le - h; LYneh , qharleston,
- and Elder ontleilainimdi consecrated Rey.
zPli - Cr Hanky ISW3o2,44 o l ls po T w A ri g is
maftstmillushOrom , ofent.oaL iidel=
phis, on 'Sunday, with ini -cereins.-
A Fearfal Story of "larder and Revenge
• • la' the Far West.
A shocking story of brutal murder, and
swift, lawless punishment among a party of
miners travelling on foot over that Rocky
'lleitintains to the Sweetwatir mines, is
ported in one of onr- Western • exchanges. -
Hess, a Frenchman, and Armstrong, a 'Nova
Scotian, had quarreled, but apparently be.
came reconciled, when Armstrong re-opened
the disagreement, and threatened Hess for
taking some of his tobacco. During that
day the party entered a dangerous and diffi
cult canon, through 'which- they: wound
along a narrow ledge of rock, several hun
dred feet above the bed of the stream, which
ran along at the foot of that fearful preci
At the point of the greatest danger, where
the party had to travel in single file, and
several yards apart, Armstrong watched his
opportunity to dodge behind a ledge of rack
unobserved, and thus fall behind the others.
Hess was the last man in the file. As he
drew near to the place where Armstrong
was secreted, the latter stepped forth and I
fellowed his companions without seeming to "
notice him. Presently he knelt down as if '
to tie his shoe, and Hess, unable to pass,
stopped within a few feet of him: The next
moment, turning about to pick up his ,bun
dle, 'which had been thrown aside upon the
ground, by a sudden change of movement,
he seized the unsuspecting Frenchman and
hurled him over the edge of the terrible
'Some twenty or thirty feet down from the
face of the precipice the wretched man
lodged in the branches of ascraggy hemlock
tree, which grew out of a crevice in the
rocky wall, and might from thence have
been rescued if assistance bad been nigh.
But there was none. How the murderer
could summon the hardihood to stoop
down and watch the fall of his victim
from that dizzy height, we cannot imag- -
Ina. Yet Armstrong did look down the
cliff, perhaps to assure himself that his
murderous work was Well done, and saw.
poor Hess still desperatelY maintaining his
hold upon life, instead of lying a shapeless
mass at the bottom ,of the canon. The
fiendish spirit manifested itself still futther.
He got fragments of rock and cast them
down upon the poor man, until his lifeless
body toppled over the yawning abyss be
; then Armstrong arose and pursued his
tourney. '
The whole act was seen from a diatimee
by another of the party, who was -apart
hunting for game; and after they had got
into camp at night he told the story, when
Armstrong was seized and Charged with the
murder, and he did not deny it. A pint of
the company were in favor of taking him
with theni through to the settlements, to4t be
tried by the civil authorities; but the major'.
ty were determined •to allow the murderer
no chance for escape; and so, about an hour
before midtught, Arrostrong was oonducted
to the top of a cliff which rose like a wall to
the height of 180 or 200 feet, half a mile in
the rear of the camp. Having bound his
hinds and feet, they cast him over into the
black abyss, out of 'phi& no crYreturned.
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oTst KBErrate,•ftecorOing to a recent.
published opinion of Commissioner 11.01-
flu, are liable to special tax from the first
day of the month in which they engage la
business as such, without taking into con
sideration the amount of theirros.-pective.
gross receipts, imiese the Assessor all be
satisfied beyond any reasonable doubt ' that
the gross receipts of any_p_roPrietor ef , a
hotel will het exceed $l, annually, annually, la
*hick case no• asseeKaent used be made.
When the special tax NIS been paid, end it :
shall sppear to -the satisfaction of the As
sessor at the end of the special tar year
that no liability lies been inured, he will
sae* the taxpayer to prepare a claim for
the 7fundiag of the taxpidd.
A Bubmarine RaCe—A Novel coated—
Three Divers Walking Under Water for
a Prize. ' 1 1
Among the most attractive and novel fea
tures of the ' day's (July 4th) programme
was the submarine exhibition given in the
harbor under the immediate direction of
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Mr. G. W. Townsend, the gentleman who
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is engaged in blasting out in the channel.
This being an entertainment entirely new
to all, it naturally attracted a very, large
concourse of both sexes, and was probably
witnessed by 10,000 people, win? usembled
in multitudes upon the piers, on bot h /Aden
of the harbor, on the decks of shipi,-,;stisani
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boats and tugs, while hundreds Di : entailer
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craft, gaily decked with bunting, were drift
ing about in the vicinity of the submarine;
track, all of which were densely crowded
with men and women, anxiousto see "what
they should see." While engaged in, watch
ing the preparations that were being made
to get the submarine "walkists ' in readi
nessfor their tramp, the entire party seemed
to have forgotten that part of the programme
was to be an explosion under water, and,
as if glad of the opportunity to startle and
surprise those of the company who were
afloat, Mr.Bmith, the electrician, without
any warning, communicated the lelectric
spark to. he twenty kegs of powder he had
previously !wink in the channel, when a ter
rific explosion took place, throwing a large
volume of water from ninety to one hun
dred feet into the air, while the whole sur
face of the Water within the radius of
an hundred feet of Where the explosion oc
curred, , was moat fearfully agitated. This •
was a grand debut 'for the performers, and
aided largely to the interest that silk were
manifesting in a most impatient manner in
the othergrand feature of the entertainment,
the walking match. I
The, divers being duly . equipped in their
armor, lay quietly hanging over ] the gun
wales of their attending boats, looking more
like submarine monsters the,. they Old like
"walkista" contending for a prize, Pre
at eleven o'clock' and tWenty-five
'minutes their heads disappearrina the
floating stage, which was anchoreed f
dza short
distance from the need of .Long Wharf, and
the men started on their perilous ;tramp of
'2,100 feet to a like stage, whit 111 was as-
chored off the Cunard docks, on 1 the East
Boston Side. There were three entries in
this.race; viz: George Phillips, Of,iMarsh
field, who has been five 'years in the busi
ness; William Lloyd, of Boston,, Who has
been ten years a diver, and Jae& Palmer.
1 of Boston, who•has also had an experience
-of flew. ,years.: Each - MBA wan- provided
with ngniding line to direct him on his
course, and each diver , was alio` Provided
with a email boat provided - with Or' AninPat
whiell , sivere kept constantly et Welk to sup
plytkem with air...*Exdinelfram each
boakto tint:divot:was ,a. life line, •Istilehis
always% charge dilioma 'partici:du person,
who acts as "tender' for the diver whenev
'or he is tinder water: ' Directly ...After benut
; lowered. they set out on their tempi and, at
] the outset, Mr. Palmer seemed .1,42 be mak
ing the best progress: Directly,„ bpweber.
he began to fall behind, and was soon a long
distance in the rear, which was: mined, as
'was subsequently ascertained, 1)7 hisguid*
ing line getting foul upOn a rack.- Lleyd
made good headway, but could not keiti up
with phillips, who proved to be the cham
pion submarine -"walkist," • Phillips com
pleting his journey in 17 minutes, while
Lloyd was 18 1-2, and Palmer 21. •
On the , arrival of each'diver at the floating
stage, he was provided with . a ladder, up_
which he climbed till near : the stirface, when
he was assisted out and immediately dis
mantled, all three appearing to be as fresh
as when they first entered the pater,' The
crowd cheered, the divers Nvaved ; their
flags, the guns boomed from every quarter
of the harbor, and thus terminated a novel
and exceedingly interesting feature of the '
day'a programme. ..... To Mr. Phillips was
awarded a prize-of, • . $75, to Mn->Llovd a
prise ofsso, and to -Mr. Palmer'a prize , of
$25, all• of which were fairlylearned, their
walk_ under water proving to have been a
much 'greater success than any (Of the cham
pion.' walkists", of the city have made -in
this -vicinity on-dry land. What lhey un
dertook to do they accomplished: and the
public was neither deceived ner disappoint
ed.--Boaton Evening Gazette. '~
Abyssinian Treasures and' Trophies.
The stolen treasures .and trophies of this
Tower of London will receive a considera
ble addition from the Abyrisiniail spoils.
Among Theodore's jewels are two -crowns,
one for State and the other foi.ordinary pur
poses. The ttate crown is of gold, rising
to a height.of about eighteen-inches in three
tiers; it is inlaid either with precious stones
or tidmirable imitations. Th. 3 work is very
fine, and the weight such tv4 only the head
.of a could beer. The com
mon crown is of dark silk Velvet.and 3V89,
no doubt, at one time very_ fine, but age has
dimmed its brightness. The robes are gor
geous, the State robe being i : made' of gold
tassel, worked in floss, and lined-with a rich
brown satin. The pattern is !gag chaste and
the workmanship can scantly be -excelled
in any civilized countrj. The second robe is
one which Theodore expressly ordered to
be .made for her Majesty. Queen Vietoria,
but "unavoidable circumstiftices” interven
intf, the black monarch kept himself for
some time, and finally , gave it'one of the
-Clerimin artisans - at'lliagdals, who gave it
up to Sir Robert Napier. • The materials of
this robe are not; so zieh, nor are
the ornaments as chnete and val
uable as those of the State robe; but the Ma
area wqk of Indian pattern is exquisitely
done. The seal of the sing is one of an or
dinary character, and bears the name and
title of Theodore. It is supposed to bays
been ma de in London. There are also the
royal slippers of a shape somewhat after the
J a p ane se; they are coveredwith goldscales,
and a ppear to have been frequently worn.
Eros .11. Anne WELKERi member of Pon
gregi from Ohio, is said to;haye bad his am
bition aroused for the first time When at
tending court at WOOStel'i twenty or thirty
years ago. Judge Dean Wm on the bench.
Young Welker heard the proceedings of the
court with delight, Going out he said to Is
boy friend, "I mean to.i be a judge, if I
live!" And twenty years after he ran
against the same Judge Dean ind beat him.
As 'Amnon dropped from the car o f
balloon has it cut loose atliew Bedford, on
Baturday,and striking a Taunton b named
Naltran, fractured his skull. It Omuta ut
the clothing of two other boys ,and carried
them shout forty feet, 'when the Aeronaut
caught the line. They fell in some trees,
and though taken up insensible, will prober ,
bly recover.
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