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TWELVE ONCLOCIEs DX.
The Union Pa ci c Railroad—Re
port of Special Commisson—
The • Indian War Dispatch
' from Gen. Sherman—Gen. Sher
idan Complimerits Gen. Custar.
Illy Telegraph to the Plttsbeikh Clasette.l
WASHINGTON, December 2, 1868.
tirnorr PACIFIC RAILROAD.
- • -
The report of the Commissioners on the
Union Pacific Railroad estimates that for the
complete equipment of the lino to Salt
Lake additionallocomotives, cars, ctc., and
'for stone structures, several millions of
dollars maYbe required. It will be
that; some months ago this Railroad
Company voted to put 153,000,000 of its own
first mortgage bonds in trust for this pur
pose. The Government now owes the Com
pany 54,400;000 for the road already com
pleted. The Conipany has expended six
million dollars for grading, rails and other
supplies beyond the nine hundred tend
forty miles already finished.
THE INDIAN WAR-DISPATCH FROM GEN.
The tollowing was received this. evening
by telegraph from St. Loais c dated Decom
• To Gen. E. D. Townsend, A. A. G.: The
following dispatch is just received, and is
_ sent for the information ofthe Department.
I understand General Sheridan's supply
; ' depot to be on Rabbit Ear Creek, a little
• west of south from Fort Dodge, whence he
can direct operations, and his very presence
z . there will give assurance that the troops
'will act with energy, and that nothing will
be done but what is right. The bands of
• Black Kettle, Little Raven - and Satana are
'wrell known to us, and are the same that
have been along Smoky Hill for the past
, flvetars, and, as Gen. Sheridan reports,
embrace the very same men who first began
this war`on the Saline and Solomon rivers.
(Signed.) W. T. SznnsmArr,
General Sheridan's report' is annexed.
General Sheridan,has issued field orders
number six, in whichlie thanks his troops
and congratulates Gel:L . :Costar in his recent
victory over the. Indians. N •
The following property-Was, captured at
the Indian village : 875 ponies, 1,123 Buffalo
robes and skins, 535 pounds powdsr,.l,oso
pounds 'lead, 4,000 arrows, 700 pounds to
- bacco, besides rifles, pistols, bows, Varlets
and an lIMERSIISO quantity of dried meat
and other provisions.
• REPORT OF SPECIAL COMMISSION. -
The report of the Special Commission ap
pointed by the President to examine the
Union Pacific Railroad closes as follows:
Taken area whole the Union Pacific Rail
road. has been well'constructed. The
.0.14/..,rOuts fpr.theline is . exceedingly .well
: 1 1. 1 94ea, ,:reVOSSing M9untsiln
tangs at some of the most favorable passes
on the continent, and possessing capabili
, ties for sasy grades and favorable allign
ment unsurpassed by any other railroad
line on similar elevated ground. The :en
ergy and perseverance with which the
work has beeri urged forward, and the ra
pidity with which it has been executed, are
without parallel in history. In grandeur
and grand magnitude of undertaking it
has, never been equalled, and no other line
compares with this. The arid and barren
character of much of • the country it tra
verses has given rise to unusual incon
veniences and difficulties, and im
poSing the necessity of obtaining almost
every requisite of material and labor and
supplies for its construction from the ex
treme initial point of its commencement.
Deficiencies exist, but they are almost with
out exception those incident to ail new.
roads, or of a character growing out of the
peculiar difficulties encountered, or insepai. ably connected with the unexampled pro-'
gran of the work. A matter of the greatest
importance and highly creditable to the able
managers of the company is, they can all be
" supplied at an outlay but little exceeding
that which would have obviated them in
the first instance, but at the'cost of materi
ally retarding the progress of the 'great
work, • Under the circumstances it is much
more a matter of surprise that so few mis- '
- takes were made and so few defects exist,
than it Would be had serious deficiencies
been of more frequent occurrence, and the
country has reason, t& congratulate itself
that this ' great worker "national importance
is so rapidly approaching completion under
such favorable auspices. We:are, very re
spectfully, your obedient servants.
Signed,) G. K. Warren, Brevet Maj. Gen.
U. S. A.; .Tt Bllckensderfer, Jr., Civil„Engi
neer; James Barnes, C. Special Com
missioners on the Union Pacific Railroad.
, Y9FUE CITY.
Election Reaults—Suicide of a:Victim to
' Kitptotuania Police suPerintendent
Charged With, g,areeny«-Navy Captain
M an Insane Asylum.
Inv Telegraph to the Pittsiritrib Gazette.")
NEW X OEN. December 2, 1868.
Seventeen Democrats and four Republi
can Assistant Aldermen were elected yes.
terday. The School Commissioners and
.Trustees chosen are Democrat& -
Rev. Dr. , Llttlejohn has accepted the call
of the Episcopate of Long Island.
Mrs. Gatewood, who 'committed suicide
yesterday in consequence of having. been
• detected in pilfering, sras a native of St.
Louis, and related to some most respecta
ble families in that city, and New Orleans.
A few years ago her husband died, leaving
her and a son in indigent circumstances.
.Bince then she has been in constant recep
tion of remittances from a wealthy aunt in
New Orleans and a nephew in Paris. Since
the - loss of her child she has been a victim
of kieptemania. Superintendent of Police
Kennedy was, to-day, arrested on a war
rant, issued by Coroner Flynn, charging
him with seizing. ,the property of Mrs.
Gatewood without- due authority of law.
Kennedy claims it was stolen property,
and that as such he is justified in seizing
it, and_ denies the right , of the Coroner to
cause his arrest. The case will be argued
to-mdkrow. Meantime , Kennedy is con
sidered technically under arrest.
It is stated. Capt. It. W. Meade, 11. S. N.,
has been five five weeks in a lunatic
asylum, because ho opposed the marriage
of his daughter and that , efforts are being
made legally to. obtain' his release.
The Florida Trouble.
rgy Telegraphto the Pittsburgh tiazette.l
TALL.A.BAssm, December 2..-The argu
ment in Life Supreme, Cdurt, on motion of
Lieut. GOV. Gleat3on's counsel to quash the
proceedings for want of jurisdiction, con=
eluded to-day, the: Court declaring it ins
jurisdictiob: Attorney. General 'Moak ,of
'fared a motion tliat the rule midi be made
absolute, whereupon further argument be
- rui and Lasted until adjournment.":
BOARD OF TRADE.
National Convention at Cincinnati—Report
of Executive Committee.
'CBI? Telegraph to the Pittsburgh Gazette.,
Cnvonmerr, December 2.--The follow
ing repart of the Executive Committee of
the National Board Of Trade was read - on
the assembling of the Convention to-day:
It is almost six months to a day since the
' represettatives of thirty-two Boards of
Trade a d other commercial bodies in the
United States-assembled in the city of Phil
adelphia for the purpose of organizing this
National Board. The result of that meet
ing has been in the main fully approved by
' , the respective bodies in whose behalf the
action . was taken, and has been warmly
commended by the public at large, so far
as the proceedings have been made known
and have been understood. Our constitu
tion as it stands is calculated to secure for
the Board broad nationality, carefully se
lected representation, fall and fair discus-
Slop and impartial action.. It guards
against everything , special, sectional or,,po
laical. It aims to bring thoughtful end
practical men together once a year, or
oftener, if necessary, to deliberate as usi
ness men, and as American business men,
upon the financial and industrial capabili
ties and exigencies of the nation. These
leading characteristics of our organization
rio one, we may be sure, will desire to
The Philadelphia meeting was convened,
as has been said, for tho particular purpbse
of bringing , the Board into existence, and it
did not afford opportunity for the examina
tion of many questions of a general com
mercial character. 'Positive action, hOwn
ever, was had in favor of a Sew important
• 1. The reduction of the tax on whisky to
fifty cents a gallon.
2. Direct importations to inland cities.
3. The cental measurement of all products
of the soil.
4. The free and unobstructed navigation
through its entire length of the Miiisissippi
- Memorials were duly addressed to Con
gress on each of these subjects, but no leg
islation followed, except in reference to
the tax on whisky, which Was reduced to
the point Indicated by the judgment of this
Board._The encouragement of direct im
portations to the interior appears, on the
official programme of our present proceed
ings, at the.instance of the bt. Lords Board
of Trade; also,the free navigation of the Mis
sissippi by the notification of the same
body. The cental measurement of grain does
not appear upon our programme, and it is
for the Board to determine whether any and
what further action is desirable. A bill,
(No. 7560 introduced by the Hon. W.
Pruyn, is now pending in the House of
Representatives, covering substantially the
recommendations of the Boston Conyen
tion, which were confirmed at Philadel
,phia, on this sabred. The proposition of
the Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce, for
a general system of cental measurement,
will Come up in the same connection.
Other questions came up at the .Philadel
phia meeting which - were referred to the
Executive !Council.. ' 4
This is the `t.' d 'occasion dialog the
present year when\the representativri of
commercial saffecilotiofiti ' lutirtr bead.' bortz j
ironed to tare counsel ther in reference
to the greet material concerns of the nation,
and two other commereliconventions
have been held, more restricted in the at
tendance upon thern,' - but of considerable
local importance. We meet for llfcL first
time, however, as a purely deliberative
body, and not as a popular assembly.
Ia commenting upon the meeting at Port=
land, last summer, the Commercial Bulletin
of Boston used this language: "We thus
have another illustration- of the entire
capability of - -our business men to
discuss and to decide upon great ques
tions of commercial ' policy. ' Indeed,
'we cannot recall a single resolution passed
at the conventions of merchants" which,
within three years past, have been held at
Detroit, Boston, Philadelphia and Portland
respectively, which, so. far as subsequent
events have had oppOrtnnity to show, has
not been eminently sound, wise and wor- ,
thy of adoption on the part of Congress,"
From the regular meetings of this Board,
certainly, results no less satisfactory may
be anticipated. We have no question of
organization; or method of procedure, to
divide and perplex our attention, and ' vre
are doubtless prepared to consider every
question in its broadest relation to
the public good. The merchants, the man
ufacturers, and the active business men of
the nation are oar constituency, and local
commercial bodies vest the authority and
influence which they possess as the expo
nents of commercial opinion in our organi
zation. Let ns therefore, with patience,-
with Impartiality, and with potnotism,,
devote ourselves to the duties before us in
the interest of every section of our com
mon country and of every branch of its
iOn reassembling, the following members
were elected Vice 'Presidents: George S.
Has.sard, of Buffalo; Robert S. Kirkland,
Baltimore; James C. Converse, Boston;
Wm. N. Trenholm, Charleston, S. C.; Wr.n.
Egan, Chicago; John A. Gano, Cincinnati;
George F. Bagley, DatroltrJ. J. 'Porter,
Louisville; Wen. M. Brigham, Milwaukee;
George H. Thurston, Pittsburgh; , John B.
Bunn Portland, Me.; George - O. Stamford,
St. Louis; Geo. A. Fosdick, New Orleans.
On the report of the order of business, a
motion was made to circumscribe the dis
cussion on any subject to but one speech
from each member, and ten minutes only
on each subject.
A committee of five on Credentials, with
Mr. Randolph, of St. Louis, as chairman,
It was moved that two-sessions be hold
per day, each Morning session beitinnirtg
at nine o'clock, - with a view of getting
through the busiriesh by Friday evening.
After accepting an invitation to a supper
to be given this evening by the Cincinnati
Chamber of Commer - ce, the Board adjourn.
ed until nine A. M. to-morrow.
RECEPTION AT PIKE'S, OPERA HOUSE.
The public reception of the delegates to
the National Board of Trade at Pike's Opera
s ev was quite a success.
The Hall was beauti fully lit and decorated
with evergreens. The stage was occupied,
with the baial of the Cincinnati Zouaves,
which played several beautiful overtures.
At near nine, - Mr. Gano, President of the.
Cincinnati Chamber 'of Commerce, accom
panied by Mr. Farley, President of the Na
tional Board of Trade, ascended to the front
and a speech of welcome was pronounced
by Mr. (3ano, which was responded t)..by
Mr. Farley. After this a promenade con
cert took place, and the bird's-ye view
from the gallery presented a most bright
and stirring scone. r
—At Milwaukee, ,at a l ate f < hour on
Wed nekulay night, the Captain o 'the bark
Dobbins (his name not given) went
on board his vessei, and after angry words
between himself and wife, he knocked her
down, jumped upon her and kicked her In
such a terrible manner that She gave pre
mature birth toil child, •which the. monster
seized and threw overboarA. Me then
sent for a doctor and disappeared. The an
fortunate woman is in a critical condition.,
The brute will be arrested.
FOUR o.cr...ocit. A. M.
D l lsraeli Resigns, the Ministry—
Fenian ilympathlier Elected
Mayor of Cork.
( By Telegraph to 4he ElttEbergb Gazette.)
LONDON, December 2.—lt is reported
that Mr. Disraeli_ has gone to incisor to
LONDON, De ember 2.--Ifidnigh Prime
tender his real nation of the Min
Minister D'lsr ell has Published =address
announcing au defending the resignation
of the Ministr, . He reviews the progress
of the resolves in favor of the disestablish
ment of the Irish Church, believing the
country would not sanction it.
Corot, December 2.—Mr. Sullivan, who
was struck from the Commission of :he
Peace for. alleged Fenianism,. has been
elected Mayor of this city.
LONDON, December 2.—The steamer
Cella from New York arrived yesterday.
QUEENSTOWN, December 2.—The steamer
City ay of London from New York arrived
FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL.
LONDON, December 2.-Evenin.g.-Con
,sol are quoted at 92x. 74;( 3 . Stocks
are steady; Erie, 26. Illinois Central 96.
FRANKFORT, December 2.-Bouds, 793
Livartroot, December 2.-The Cotton
market to easier; sales are reported of 10,-
00(Lbales at lly,©11%; Orleans, 1134 ig; 11%,
Br adstuffs are dull and•nnchanged; Cali
fornia white Wheat, Ils.; No. 2 red, 9s. 4d.
ig9s. sd. Corn,- 38s. 9d. Provisions-are
unchanged. Beef, 87s. 6d. Pork, 90s.
Bemis, 555. Cheese, 66a. Lard, 6.55. 6d.
Produce--Rethied Petroleum, Is. 6d.
Spirits, Bd. Fine Rosin, 17s. • Tallow, 50s.
.Lowoox, December 2.-Spirits Turpen
tine, 28s. 9d. Calcutta-Linseed, 58s. 6d.@
595. Linseed Oil 27. Z. Tallow, 51s. Su
gar and Oils are unchanged. ,
ANTWERP, December 2.-Petzleum is
declining; 54 francs is bid while 54- 1 A francs
PARIS, December 2.-Boui - se strong.
Renter 70f. 76c.
HAVRE, December 2.- - -Cotton declining,
trey ordincire 133 franca.
sGreenhaeks for Bondo'f—Letter of Sena
for Morton to the N. Y. World.
(By Telegraph to the Pittsburgh Gazette.)
NEW Yens, December 2.—The World
contains the following letter from Senator
Morton, of Indiana :
Washington, November 30.— T0 de Editor
of the World : DEAR Sin—ln the New
York World of the 28th inst. I lind an arti
cle, from which I quote the following :
telegram to , an evening paper states
that Senator Morton • soon after,. the apen
ing of the aesSionlkWilLintrwitreo bi ll di
recting the immediate payment3n green
becks of that portion of the fivemventy•
bonds issued five years ago. If this report
be correct, the course of , that Senator on
this subject is conspicuous for vacillation.
Eight months ago he.was an open .advocate,
of the se-called greenback theori. During
the Presidential canvass he publicly re.
canted. If he is now abotit to propose and
advocate such a measure'as that described
in s Ae telegram, his renunciation must hare
beena mere political dodge, a feigned sur-.
render ofhis principles to promote the suc
cess of hislrarty."
In the first place, I don't intend to intro
duce a bill dliecting the immediate pay
ment in greenbacks of that portion of the
5.20 bonds issued five, ears ago, and have
never said I`did to Secretary McCulloch
or anybody else. In the next place, I did
not during the canvass recant, what I said
in therSkrnatain regard to the peyment of
the 5-20's in greenbacks. No speech by me
to that effect has been made. What I
urged during the canvass was, that the first
"dtity'of the government was to returnAo,
specie payments, which, when accomplish
ed, would settle all questions as to the
mode of paying the bonds. Iftirtherurged
that the government had no right to issue
new legal tender notes, and make them irp
plicable to the payment of bonds;- argu
ing that such notes could not be
made to sustain the same relation
to the bonds in law, or equity that was
sustained by the existing notes, and that
the further issue of such notes would in
definitely_ postpone the return to specie
,propositions were fully
stated in my speech In the Senate last
summer, in which I argued the legal right
of the Government to use the -legal tender
notes in the payment of bonds. I also ar
gtied at various times during the cairyass,
that whatever might be the law on the sub
ject, the. Government could not payi the
or any considerable portion, in 'win,
while the currency remained depreciated,
and that the improvement of thepurrency,•
by bringing it up to par,was u necessary con
dition precedent to ' the payment of , the
bonds in gold; that if the Government
could not procure gold enough to redeem
$365,000,000 legal tender notes, it was folly
to talk about paying bonds in gold; that the
question of the mode of paying the bonds
will become important only by the contin-`
uance of a depraved currency, without
taking steps to improve it;
_that to take the
surplus gold in the Treasury and apply it
to the purchase of bonds in the market,
which will not fall due for fourteen years,
-would not be paying the bonds, but sharing
them, and would be an improper use of
means by which the paper of the Govern
-Mont overdue and dishonored should be
redeemed. These positions are not inconsis
tent with anything I said in the flenatd."i
I am, very respectfully yours, •
0. P. Mormon,
New England Temperance Convention.
CST Telegraph to the Pittsburgh Gazette.l •
BosTorr, December 2 —TheNeti England
Christian Temperance Convention, met
here to-day and% was largely attended.
Hon. Henry Wits= was temporary Chair
man and made a speech denunolatorY of
the License Law. Ex-Governor Bucking
ham of Connecticut was elected permanent
Chairman and spoke at some length of the
work temperance men have to do in
New England. All the speakers Were in
favor of attempting a restoration - of the
prohibitory law in those States where it had
been, set aside andttov adoption of it in
others. `-• "
At the evening' session speeches were
made by Hon. klenry.W.ilson; Governor
Buckingham and others. The' , eppeches
all ?minted to the re-enactment 'et the pro
hibitory law, There was a, large attend
ance and .a very strong " Indication'
that the subject will ,be thoroughly ag r
Rated and brought before thetext 'Legisla
ture, near the opening of the 80131310t1.
—Orders relative' to the distillation or
liquors have been issued by Commissioner
RolguS,.. - in,accordanee with • thy recent
opinion of Attorney Ganeral Evarts.
The Erie Railroad Muddle.
(By Towson to the Pittsburgh
NEW YOWL', December 2.—The proceed
ing in E e rie to-day comprised the issue
by Judge Cardozo.of an order, on the ap
plication of defendants, viz: The Company,
returnable next Monday, directing the
plaintiffs, viz: Belmont and others, toshow
cause why the proceedings before Judge .
Sutherland should not be reargued, and
granting, meanwhile, a stayorthe proceed
, Subsequently Judge Sutherland Issued
an order to show cause why the:order of
Cardozo should not be argued before him
The defendants again had recourse to°
Cardozo, who, after argument, vacated the
order of Sutherland.
The plaintifte again applied to Suther
land tovacate the Cardozo order, and lifter
some discussion action was postponed until
—Arizona advises to November 14th state
the Legislature had assembled at Tuscan.
November 10th the .troops attacked - an In
dian camp, killed seventeen and wounded
'forty savageslnd captured several mules
and a quantity of arms and provisions.. A
large party of Indians attacked a pack
train near Pr scott, killed three men, cap- -
Lured a lot of Ides, pistol 3, and ammuni
tion, and drov off the animaLs. The mails
taken from the mail rider by the Indians.
near Fort .Whipple, were recovered and de-
liveredlo the postmaster. at V i T lekeriabrirg'. 1
Some uneasiness was expFetised:ln; regard.
to the safety of a partYof miners who went'
to Black Canon some time !donee '
had heenkeard from, them:.;.lt Is thought'
by some the Magid, Indians. from Mexico
have joined hesthe present war
against the the
Indiana in the
;neighborhood of Wickeiisbing stampeded
a large herd of cattle, , hordes and 'zanies.
belonging to the Vultiire Mining Comp any,
'and succeeded . in. driving off-forty head.
A. number of recruits had arrived at etubps
Grant and McDowell.
Y, DECEMBER 3, 1868.
Wationat Convention of Cattle Commis.
rßy Telegriph to the Pittsburgh Gazette.
Citteauo, December 2.—The American
Convention of Cattle Commissioners, at
Springfield, Illinois, met this morning,
. President L. G. Allen in the chair. The
following additional Commissioners ap
peared: Dr. Hiram Courson, Edward C.
Humes and A. B. Hamilton, of Pennsyl
vania, and Norton S. Townsend of lowa.
A somewhat lengthened discussion arose
out of a resolution, offered by Dr. Clen
dennin, of Ohio, providing for the appoint
ment of a committee to meimirialize bon
gress to appoint a committS3e to Investigate
the causes, symptoms, mode ?of develop.
ment, etc., of diseases, and report to the
country. • .
work could Patrick
e, better andew Yorchk,
complished under the direction of the War
Mr. Hamilton, of PennsylVania, thought
the business more properly belonged to the
Agricultural Department, and moved an
amendment to that effect.
Mr. Reynolds, of Illinois, ;informed the
Convention that the head of that Depart
ment was not engaged in the investigation
of the plague, and. doubted whether he
could be induced to change his plan."
A substitute for the original resolution
and amendment was offered by Mr. Ham
• Mon, of Pennsylvania, to the effect that
three members of the Convention be ap.
pointed to do the work, and ask an appro-
Congfess to defray expenses.
Pending a vote on the substitute, the
Convention adjourned till half-past two
o'clock in the ;afternoon.
*At the enin of the afters:Rio n session
of the Convention it was arranged that the
Law Draft Committee should report at half
past seven o'clock - in the evening. -
The Convention then went into a general
discussion - of the cattle disease.
Dr; Morris gave an extended account of
investigations under the direction of. the
Kentucky Board of Health, especially of
the microscopic investigations as to the
fungus believed to cause the disease. They
were not found In the blood of healthy cat
Dr. Ramb gave his experience in the
s examination of the disease in Chicago.
Judge BrOwn, of Jacksonville, Illinois, a
Texas cattle dealer, presented the opinion
of that, class. All proper regulations should
be mode. He thought if the introduction
of cattle was. prohibited from the last of
March to the first of October, and require
them when brought to be kept In separate
enclosures, and hold the owners of Texas
cattle:responsible for all losses from the dis
ease, there would be no trouble. He urged
at length the impcirtande of the Texas cattlo
The.discussion was continued by Messrs.
Christie, Piper, Barrett and others until the
adjournment of the afternoon session.
The following is a complete list of Corn
ialisaioners in attendance:
Illinols---E. A. Piper, H. C; Johns.
• Indiaria--J. Poole, J. Matthews, A.
Michigan--Dr. M. Liles, S. Howard.
-Wisconsin.—P. A. Chitldbourne, B. 13-
MissOuri--Dr. L. D. Morse, S. Smith, H.
• Stockdale,"Dr. W. Clentienin,
br. McMillan, T. Reber, E. Messenger.
- Maryland—Dr. N. Brown, Dr. McCall,
Dr. W. S. - McPherson, J. M. Carter.
, PenVtyltrania- 7 Dr. .H, Carson, E. C..
ga ghee, A. B. Hamilton.
New York—L. S. Patrick, L. A. Allen,
T. S. Gould.
Rhode Island- 2 -Dr. E. M. Snow. •
Massachusetts—E. F. Thayer.
Province' of Ontario— on. ft Christie,
A. A. Burnham, F. W. Stone.
In all thirty-six Commissioners. As will
be seen the Conventloe- is composed
of very able men. That they will
agree on some measures which, if adopted,
will prevent the future Introduction of the
disease, and yet;allow the Texan cattle to be
introduced, is quite probable; but that
there will be any general agreement as to
the cause of the disease is hardly to be ex
pected. The diversity of opinion among
the Commissioners is too great for that.
Stagnation in Trade:—News from the in
terlor=Dissention Arnow the Rebels.
(By Telegraph to the Ittabargh Gazette.)
HAVANA, DOWm r . 2.—The stagnation
in trade is increasing.„ Merchants refuse
to make advances to planters on their crops.
The Diaro to-day pliblishes the follow
ing news from the interior:. The rebels
near Villa del Cobre have destroyed the
aqueduct which supplies Santiago de Cuba
with water. A bro ther of Gen. C eimedei
was killed in the 'engagement at Cobre.
Dissentioxis had broken out among. the
rebel leaders. Perz objects to the appoint
ment of Cespedoz as Commander-in-Chief
of the revolutionary forces. The town of
Monello continues in the possession of the
government, but is beseiged by the rebels.
—Major General Canby and wife are in
—The ingrain carpet weavers in Philadel
phia are on a strike.
—The total vote - of lowa, officially, is
194,527. Grant's majority, 46,270.
—The Internal Revenue receipts on
Tuesday amounted to one dollars.
—A movement is on footior the removal
of &don College from Schenectady to Al
—Gen. Grant has sold big house in Wash
irigton City to Mayor Bowen for forty thous
" —Three children of the murdered woman
Smith. of Kingston, N. Y. have been found
at Clyde, Ohio.
—William Still .committed suicide in
Philadelphia,Tuesday night, by cutting 'his
throat with a razor.
:—Georue W. Williams, a leading mem
ber of the bar of Columbia, S. C., died sud-
denly Wednesday morning.
—The Sixth Army Corps Legion met at
'Philadelphia Tuesday night and elected
Gen. J. W. Lotta as President.
—Mr. Riggs, of Washingeon City, has
obtained judgment against the city of Du
buque, lowa, for seventy thousand dollars.
—The municipal election at A.ugifsta, Ga.;
passed off quietly. The People's, or Dem
crime ticket, was elected by 136 majority.
—lt has been decided to withhold for the
present, the Government subsidy for the
last one hundred miles of the Union Pacific
—Charlea O'Connor has arrived at Rich
mond, Virginia, to participate in the argu
ment on the motion to quash the Jeff Davis
—The Male Journal, an authority second
only to the official announcement, states
that the stay law of Virginia will not be
extended beyond January let.
—The New England Temperance Con
vention met at Boston yesterday, and or
ganized. Ex-Gov. Buckingham, - of Con
necticut, was chosen President.
—The will case White Plains, N. V.,
was decidedlin favor of Mrs. C. Taylor and
children, and against the woman and chil
dren claiming to be lawful heirs.
—The North Carolina House of Represen
tatives on Tuesday passed resolutions of
condolence 'on the death of Senator Ran
dolph and Representative Martin.
—W. A. Shaw and C. Smith were arrested
in New York, Tuesday night, for attempt
ing to force an entrance to the vaults of the
East River National. Bank, on Broadway.
—An em was made on Wedn
night to at r t ob, She New London (Conn,) Na
tional Bank The alarmed robbers left a
great amount of tools, gun powder, fuse o lec;
The National Plkographers' • Conven
tion is in session, at Philadelphia. It is an
nounced that the defeat of the Bromide
patent will be a great blessing to, the pro
—The South Carolina State Senate have
decided they had no authority to elect a
Lieutenant Governor in place of Mr. Boozer,
who resigned, but that the election must
be by the people.
—Fort Lafayette, at New York, was.
nearly-defamed., by - -the -fire
night. Some twenty shells ihthe Interior
exploded, but no one was hurt. The maga
zine did not explode. . '
—The house of John A. Hicks,' in Chica
go, destroyed by fire on Tuesday night,
contained one of the finest private collec
tion of paintings in the west, and also a
very valuable library.
—Col. Chas. Cameron, Democratic candi
date in the First District,• of , Arkansas,
claims his election over Roats,. Republican
candidate, by '3,000 majority, after five
counties have been thrown out by -Govern
—A few days ago, in the eastern part of
Jefferson county, Kentucky, a gang of seven
ruffians violated the persons of two negro,
girls, shot them dead, and •then threw their
bodies into a creek. Six of them have been
arrested and committed to jail.
—The Alabama Senate is engaged in the
discussion of Ku-Klux bills, and the House
is on revenue bills and bills regulating the
collection of debts. The House has passed
the bill repealing all laws prohibiting the
marriages of blacks and whites.
—The State. Grand Lodge of Masons was
in session at. Philadelphia yesterday. Dr.
A. M. Pollock, Gen. R. Biddle Roberts,
William Noble, James Herdman and C.
W. - Wells, of Pittsburgh, and Gem Richard
Coulter, of Greensburg, were present.
—N. M. Ludlow, an old citizen •of St.
toils, and well known in theatrical circles
as a partner of Sol Smith in former years,
has gone into bankruptcy. Among his
liabilities are upwards of $B,OOO to Fanny
Ramble and $5,000 to Charlotte Cushman.
—On the grounds of the Dean Ore Min
ing Company, at Fort Montgomery, on the
Hudson river, a case of powder exploded,
_through carelessness. killing Thomas
Rusted, John Read and Wm. Fievallen,
and wounding one other man *ally and
three others slightly.
—General Grant dined at the residence
of David Sears, one of the electors at large,
in Boston, last evening, and met several or
the leeding business men of the city, in
cluding the Presidential electors. To-day
he goes to Lawrence, and will be shown
through the mills there.
--The first of three • billiard matches for
five hundred dollars a side, between Foley,
of -Chicago, and Frawley, of Cleveland,
was played at Cleveland last night, the fox
,mer winning the game in fivetytwoin
nings. Score one th ouaandhundred to
nine hundred and seventy-five.
—The -extensive foundry and machine
shops of W. J. Quab3y, in Hannibal; Mis
souri; were destroyed by fire on Monday.
The loss is between $40,000 and 1450,000;
the insurance is not stated, A large num
ber of valuable patterns belonging to the
Hannibal it St. Joe Railroad Company were
—The North Carolina House of Repre
sentatives was engaged yesterday in ffis
cussing resolutions proposing to raise a
committee on bribery and blackmail. Op
position was manifested on various grounds
to the resolutions as passed by the iSenate.
No action was taken, but the resolution
will probably pass'and the committee go at
once to work.
- -General Grant arrived at the Si. James
Hotel, Boston, yesterday morning. He
took the hotel carriage at the depot, none
other being in waiting. During the fore
,committee of the. City Council
formally called on him. In the afternoon
the' General visited the Waltham' Watch
Works by invitation, opcompanied by, the
Mayor and membge of the city govern.'
—ln the 11. S. Circuit Court, District of
'Ned 'Jerdey, yesterday, Judge Field made
an important order as to what Constitutes
a trade mark. The Esieibrook Steel Ten
Manufacturing Company 'have for a' long
time infringed the trade marks , of ' the
Washington Medallion Pen Cotnpany, in
flicting, it is alleged, damage to the amount
of $lOO,OOO on complainants. On eyidenew
to this effect the Court granted an injunc
tion restraining defendantsfrom the further
use of plaintiffs' trade marks, which the
order particularly describes as including
the medallion mark, style of boxing Pans;
colors of labels, ornamental engraving
—The trial of Mrs. Clemens, now in pro 7
gress in the Criminal Court at Indianape
lis, for theimurder of Jacob Young and
wife, in September last, is creating consid
erable excitement. The Court has prohib
ited the'publication of the testimony. Tbe
afternoon papers.however, publish the tes
timony, taking ground that the. order
of tfie Court is arbitrary and without au
thority of law. r
—The official' Army Register for 186'8,
just published byl the 'War Department,
shows that since the Register was issued
for 1887, the resignations have been as fol
lows: One Lieutenant Colonel, one Major,
thirteen Captains, twenty-five First Lieu
tenants, thirteen Second Lieutenants, eight
Assistant Surgeons and one military store-‘
keeper. Thirty officers have died; sevon
were dismissed, and nine were cashiered..
Brigadier General and Brevet Major. Gep
eral Robert R. Slott resigned.
—A Denver (Colorado) dispatch of Tues
day says : -Both parties held conventions
yesterday, to consider the subject of the ad
mission of Colorado into the Union as . a
State. Both conventions were fully :Wen
, ded. The Republican convention passed a
resolution, with butt one dissenting voice,
requesting Congress to admit Colorado at
once, on such terms as they may deem nec
essary. The Democratic convention is not
yet harmonious. The chairman of the Cen
tral Committee, and other prominent mem
bers, advocate admission on any terms, but
many are opposed, except that negro suf
frage is not made apart of the Constitution.
The conventions passed resolutions asking
Congressional aid in the conStruCtion of
railroads centering in Colorado.
MEETING OF ELECTORAL : COLLEGES.
—The electors for President and Vice
President of Illinois met at the Capital, in
Springfield, yesterday. Gov. Koener was
appointed to the Chair and Gen. S.A. Hurl
but acted as Secretary. Elector Tnnnecliffe
was abient and James S. Irwin was appoint
ed in his place. The electors cast the six
teen votes for Grant and Colfax. John E.
Strong, of Jacksonville ' was chosen mes
senger to carry the vote to Washington.
—The electors of Wisconsin met at Mad
ison yesterday , . W. T. Price, one of the
electors, was detained by the 'failure of a
train to connect, and was not present. Gen.
C. M. Rusk was chosen to SD the vacancy.
,Eight ballots were cast for Grant and Col
fax. Gen. Rusk was 'chosen messenger.
—The' Electoral College of Tennessee cast
its vote for Grant and Colfax. Clay New
land was elected messenger. The College
adopted unanimously a resolution recom
mending Horace Maynard fora seat in the
Cabinet, and gave Mr. Newland letter to
that elect to Gen. Grant. "
—The New England Electoral Colleges
again convened at the State capitals Yester
_day and cast their votes for Grant and Col
• —The Electoral CoHege of brichigan met
at Lansing and formally cast the vote of
the State for Grant and Colfax.
—The Pennsylvania Electoral College
met yesterday and cast twenty-six-Ivotes
for Grant and Colfax.
Alabama Electoral College to-day
cast the eight votes of the State for Grant
—The•Eleetoral College of New York. yes
terday cast thirty-three votes for Seymour
—The New Jersey Electoral College met
and oast seven votes for Seymour and
—The Presidential Electors of Louisiana
cast seven votes for Seymour and Blair.
—The Electoral College of Indiana cast.
thirteen votes for Grant and• Colfax.,
Real Estate: Transfers.
The follovrinz deeds were filed of record
before- H. Shively, Esq., Recorder, Dec. 2,
C. T. Ewing et us.. to J. C. Tobin, Dec. 1, 1561; lot
on Forward street, Pittsburgh, 50 by 101 feet ..$250 ,
Conrad tihilken to Conrad Gerehart. A ovember 17;
1168; lot on Center stree t , Bi rmingham,, 20 by 70'
Jared M. Brush to *Award Dithridge nepternhor .-
18, 1E48; lot on the North side of the ' Greensburg
turnpike, partly in•tbe 'city of Pittsburgh and.
partly in Wilkins township, containing acres perches
John tnowes to Rosanna Hickey, June 14 1888; tot In • '
Indiana township 75 by 124 feet V*
Malcolm Hay to Mrs. Sarah B. Conway, August 21,
1368; lot No. 4 In Haven's plan, Pittsburgh, on the
Farmers' and Mechanic's Turnpike react, 45 by
feet, with building** 36,000
EartholomarElundlue to John Beesley, November
17, 1808;a lley, lot No. 13, In Rineman'S plah, Tenth
ward, Pitt sbu with buildi ngs
a front of 17 feet on t
Reason C. Tigler to Wm: Grey. October 15. Ise3; lot
InMoon tow =hill, Colttalning one third of an
tractlsaac Onstottio John Eluv,lNosembar /. 7530; tra
of land In Moon township, containing nioety-one
acres auct‘folly perches, with buildings:: .. .. 3,G00
N. H. Clark to Patr ck Hughes November 26. ' 1868;
three lots' in the borough of McKeesport,. on
Bprue street, H by lin feet, with bulidinge.;•••oo:o
Jacob Burkholder to N. H. Clark, Novetriber 24.'
1868; above described lots'*6oo
J. itdmundson to Elizabeth Burkho der, April 1.
1868; same lots
- MORTGAGES 311:ED. •
Cn the same day three Mortgages were Bled of
_1 • _
Amoer papers filed Yesterdaj was the ebsr.
ter of theGothe VereiniBoclety, of Allegheny
City, and the charter of the echool of Design fur
Pleasant Valley Railroad.
Massrts. Enrrons: 'article appeared
in the Dispatch of yesterday in reference
to the extension of the Pleasant Valley
Passenger Railway, which giVes a one
sided and unjust view of the-matter. The
extension it; asked,'not for the behefit of a
half - a - ; dozen: farnilles,' but for the entire
north-western portion: of Allegheny city.
The Seconciward, particularly, would be
greatly benefitted. Parties living there
dealring to ride, have to walk to the Mar.
ket House in order to get a ear. The Cow
inittee having the matter in charge will
confer a great benefit on large numbers of
citizens by not being Influenced by the
decidedly one-sided article In the Dispatch.
[By Telegraph to the Pittabaigh Guette.)
NEw ORLEANS, • Decinnber 2. Cottcaz
lower, with middlings at 233ya24c; sales
-4,600 bales; receipts-4,631 bales; exports
-5,705 bales. Sugar firm, with common at
Bxe, and prime at 120. 'Molasses firin,with I
choice at 63a8Ge. Irlotirlow grades are
scarce and firm; sales high grades and au
perfine at $6,50a6,75- double extra ,at ,87,12::
treble extra nt V7, - 50a8,50. Corn fitnier,and I
in light supply,.with sales at 80o: 'Oats
firm at. 62e. , Bran unchanged. Ray dull
shoulders 2 Pork firmer r i b Bacon dull;
at . .12e; clear sides at 1 54 c,
and clear sides at 18,Vc. Lard dull, i with
tierce at,l6c, and keg at 1654a17e., Whisky
steady and unchanged. Coffee firm,' with
fair•al 143015 c and , prinie• at Itiyial7d.
, • •• •
BuFFAI.9 I December 2.—Re celpts--Elou r, •
5,600 Ws; corn, 20,000 bush; wheat, 24,000
bushf•rye, 5,000 bush. ''Flour dull but un
changed. Wheat nominally . unchanged.
Qom dull; sales of 10,000 bush N0..2 mixed
Old•at $1,00; car lots of No. 1 mixed west
ern sold at s l , o2 al,o3; , netv sold• at 80c.,: Oats"
dull; car lots are selling at 65e.. Other art'.
des are unchanged.-