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If Meeting of the . , English _ House of
'Commons iteverdy , Johnson
v . ,Addresses a Deputation of Work
.. i ingmen --The
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Treaty—Reduction of the Span
.isli Budget—The,Rastfrli Dial.;
, t calty , =-Turkey''''AttiVely Pre
- -0, , War.
v _Tv Teem,* to the Pittsburgh Gazette-3
.i.- z _,:;,: -- ,---, VifilßAT BRITAI N , '.-• ' ' •
• i s- - Moinort . ,Treceitlikei 30.= - '' Soria H.
- i•- . liorthcote succeeds the Earl of Kimberly
• as Governor r of the Hudson May-Company.
1 MairctrEstrki?December 4 30.—Tiie house
of William Brinier tit CoMPanY.ILeavV deal
. y ere in manufactured cottons, suspended
yesterday. They had extensive count.
g t.' , -The \ weather throughout England -4013-
.r, I tinues wet 83 10=110i - •
. Lokooki-Beeeinber .60 H
.—The new ouse
of gornmona niet yesterday for preliminary
A % • tsbiess only. The Ministers who were
at elected' tie lli , k te t i h e e oa n t s h, t o o f office. Writevacant W riti
'; -- eitinttia, aftei which the House adjourned un
til the 16th of February..
4:: . lieveidy Johnson, in a speech' yesterday
If ;to a deputation of the London Working
,Jilen'it Society, said _ the naturalization
, .'"•, treaty between the United States and Great
• r -*Hain was certain 'of ratification by -the
xliiiitisd States Senate. The treaty provides
. }..,:that a British sitbjed who has been natur
-4;.-ralized in the United_ States shall have the
4 - *same rights to. protection on his return to
gi : Graat Britain as a native born American.
~..,, --, It is the general impression that the. Con-
will be , successful in the elec.-
; flows for members of Parliament to fill
AUDIUM, December 30.—The government
w4l, despatch ten ' thousand soldiers from
Cadiz to Cuba and i'orto Rico,,Auring Ja R L
e *mug December 30.—For the purpose
ti of reducing the Budget Ibitheixszdng year,
.44 a suppression of thirty-seven'of the Captain
Generalstdps, Governorships and l3ish
-I_llPPriegs-/Wlo3Asufiliet • •
Marshal Pavia, recently Governor Geu
leral othtadrid, is dead.
Lorrnart, December 30.—The following
dispatch from Constantinople - , dated yea
ti terday , comprises the latest news on the
Eastern question' ' - -
' ll Greatprepd*kum-are , making. in the
;.‘. arsenals on account of the threatened war
- with - fireeee.-:-Treifaaorta_lmuiedwitb anv
il plies have been sent -to Hobart Pacha s
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g Vxsztits, 'December 30 The Prtsie says
• $ the Greek Government is ready to comply
with the recent demands made by Turkey,
- gui.is supported by the great Powers of
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ems,. December 30.-441cial papers
t f speak confidently of the meeting and sue
-43. ceps of the Conference. r
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. 4 - ARRIVED ouy
&HPVICAMPTON, December 80-- The
steamer Bniaria,from New Orleans, arrived
FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL.
Lorrnox, December 30-lEvening.--Con
soll, for money, 92%; for account, 92%a
5-20 s ...at 74%. Stocks are quiet and
43teady; BrieS, 26%; Inhofe, 95%; Atlantic
Great_ Western, 45%. • . ,
-•• FatatiPonT, December 30.—11. S. bonds
- ...fkxa at;7B'.
PARIS, Deceniber - 30.-;- - Iteiites - 69 &Ines
'ql97 - cemtimet • - •
- „luVzarbox,,, Deceinber. 30.—,Cotion .is se
:tire and %d higher, with sales of 20,000
I:_fales; middling :uplands, 1.0%@)11%d, and
Wheat lls 9d,-and No. 2red western, 98 10d
- 4 ,0105. Corn has declined to 37s 9d®378 10d.:,
pats, Barley and Peas are unchanged.
.Provielotes—Lard is firmer at 65a 6d. ffork
te firm at 87s 6d. 13•ef, 105 e. Cheese; 695.
Itacon,'s4ll,'" Petroleum and naval stores
- Aare quiet and nnokanged. Tallow, 48s 3d.
Lorrnozr, December 30.—Tallow, 478 6d.
iTtirPentine, 28s 6d. Sugar quiet.
Airrwnity„ December 31—Petroleum is
quiet atl4 fruits. . •
fievusi,,DeoemberBo.—Cotton is excited
•-•;„, 125 francs on the spot and to arrive.
•Pains, December 30.—The Bohrse closed
„Amer. Bente% 70 francs 15 centimes.,
Min Almost Boiled to Death—The , Lite
Mrs. Augustus N. Dlckens--Fire and
Telesriph to the Pittstonvat suzette - a ;; - •
C•lucerio,.Dec. 30.—Yesterday noon Jno.
a German, while warming his din
Fr in a tin pail, fell into a tank of boiling
stet' at the. Union Stoeklialds and was
terribly scalded before extricated. His in-
Auries were not fatal. -
,--3 A It has been proved in COurt that the late
cars. Augustus' Dickens left real and
,:yersonal property worth p 3,800. An ao
y,qtiaintance of Charles Ickena, in this city,
bays that 'Dickton er fled from Eng
lund with the lately deco: :.d woman, de.
Igerting his wife, whom the • velist sewn.-
P i ted'unatortably. - • • . • .
1, Archbishop Kenrick, of St. is'vis
;:sting Bishop Duggan, of this ty, who is
Paring loot year there were, three htui
. pited and fifty fires in this city, entailing a
loss of 54964,785: It cost for the year
~0 00,000 to run the fire•department.
• 1 : 4 4 Last year the police of this city made
707 arrests. 'The property Stolen amount
to 1275,000; of Which 1198,216 was rem's , -
tred. About 1143,000 were levied in fines.
l'he expense of the police, department is
t. y ut WOM O O dy.ear, ,
esterday three stores weredeitrOyed by
re in , Lupe, 111. This morning a hotel,
ag store and one dwelling house- were
bso'bunied. Loss heavy, but covered by
The Cuban insurrection.
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ieTelegrsDate the Plttsharzh Gazette : 3
, - .-ntatitk,Apecember .30 The: Mare pub.
4 5, hes- rambling accounts 'of uniMportant
: iacesseaditrodpe.over. .the, revolutionists.
thentio advicea have been received
.6fla lel/elnib:Mary sources,°;- A ;uncon
fte ct"--a in circulation that:
the oplty General Quesada land ed
suzd.men: at - Lnuayilt from Nassati
i •cf ~4~~
Taitken burg, of Cincinnati, died
on Monday last from taking arsenic, sup
poslng it cream tartar. The mistake was
owing to a misunderstanding of - the nature
of the prescription.
—The last rail on the Albany and BM.
quehanna Railroad, to connect Albany with
Bindhampton, ' was ISM yesterday. The
- road will he open for' through business on
the I2thffof January. - .
—President Johnson, it is said, favors the
pardon I of the assassination conspirators
now at Dry Tortugas, under his recent
prockunation, but most of the Cabinet mem
bent oppose this-step.
- -A.t Toronto,:Danada, Mitchell's .hotutei,
famishing establishment was gutted 'by
ere Tuesday night. The adjoining , store of
Sutherland, tailor, was considerably dam
aged. posaatfooveied by . insurance.
—Fisk Commissioners of different States
met in convention at New York on Tues
day evening. From ,addresses delivered it
appears that the fish, in our...rivers' are be.
ing deißeted by over-seining during the
spawning season. I
—The pnbliodebt statement for Decem
ber will show atiincrossenf some two mil
lions—in conseipience of the increase of the
'expensettof the War Department, caused
by_ the _lndian :war, and the &Ding off In
Customs receipts.. , • •
—ratrick Pieman and; George Groning
had a scume in New York , eitY on TuezidaY
evening, . during - which :the former was
stabbed to the heart ancl., staggering to a
neighboring store ; d i ed Ida few moments.
Groning was arrested.
---The `testiniony in the Tsvitchell-Hill
homicide case, at Philadelphia, on Tuesday
and yesterday, was regarded as immensely
in favor of the accused, whose confidence
of Etc:9l3We' has greatly increased. The
trial, It is thought, will last at least a week
- -Ai Jackson, Pa., on Thursday of bst
week; a sleighing party while going town
entertainment endeafored to cross a pond
on which the , ice had beau:cot. The shin
ice gave way, and thirty persons are re.
ported to have been drowned, the driver
alone'escaping. . '
Perry, - alicia Blanchard, has
been arrested in - Ogdensburg, N. Y„ and
Harrylennings and Charles Stedman in
Boston, charged with robbing the broker's
office of Charles H. -Gooding, in Boston,
over two years ago, of ten thousand dollars
in gold coin. The accused were held to
answer the charge.
—The trial of Win. Brooks and Charles
Orem, - for the - murder of. Theodore Brod
head, .near DelaNiare 'Water Gap, a 'few
months since, commenced on Monday. ,The
most Important witness is Thomas Brod
head, who was with his brother at the time
them nrder was committed.
' =John Fogarty, a drunken Irish laborer,
living In Cicero a suburb of Chicag o , on
Tuesday beat his wife so severely with an
iron instrument that she was dead before
the neighbors arrived. The Coroner's jury
found a verdict of - willful imardor against '
Fogarty, who was immediately arrested.
—Two men, named Townsend and Dil
lon,.employes of the Merchante.„Bank at
Montreal, Canada, have been arrested on a
eharge of stealing, from the Bank. The
charge is based on the fact of their having
advanceditinds to one J. C. Frank, who
has absconded.. The accused Nero admit
ted to bail.
—The Dunleith ' and Dubutitie Railroad
bridge across the Mississippi river was test
ed on Tuesday in presence of several en
gineers and railroad men. • The deflection
beneath the weight of five locomotives,
weighing two hundred and forty-five tons,
wast about, two , inches. The bridge was
opeaed totrafilc on the 224 inst '
A Horrible Murder and Suicide—An Aged
Couple the Victims—Jealousy the Cause.
I By Telegraph to the - Piete6n/ITh Gazette.]
CINCINNATI, December 30.—A horrible
murder and suicide took place in this city
this morning at two o'clock.. Wm. Ash
killed his wife Josep hine by blows on
the head with a hatchet and"sitabbingbisr,
once in the left side with a butcher knife.
Ile then shot himself trough the head.ith
an. Enfield ride , the ball entenng the left
lower . jaw and tearing -away,the right back
part of the head, scattering 'his' brains all
over- the room. The deed was done in an
upperroom of the residence, and both par
ties were partially undressed. The hus
band had for months threatened to take the
life of, his wife. It was a second marriage
for both, and they had been' married four
years. Their 'ages were alxo4l9e and fifty
seven respectively. He was a basket maker
and she kept a confectionary on the first
floor of the residence, MO Central avenue.
None but the victims were in the house at
the time of ' the tragedy. The officers heard
the: woman's cries and the report 'of the
gun and broke into the house. Death in
both cases was instantaneous. 'They had
retired in different rooms. She was jeal
ous of his visits to a woman, a - keeper of a
saloon and he was doubly jealous of her on
all oci;asioni. They also quarreled about
their property, each owning some real es
tate, and she making mope money by her
store than he by his trade. They had tem
porarily separated a couple of times since
their marriage. She was on the eve of ap
plying- for a divorce. 'Be leaves six chil
dren by his first marriage,
The verdict of the Coroner in the case
,aecordance with the .facts. above
—George Frail°ls Train was enthusiasti
cally welcomed to Omaha by the Fenians.
—The number of deaths in Philadelphia
last year was fourteen thousand five hun
—The Alabama Legislature adjourns sine
die today." The next session commences
—ln Montreal, Canada, much destitution
exists among the poor and soup kitchens
have again been opened.
—Prince ilk Backersack's distillery, on
Forty-eighth street, New York, was burned
on Tuesday night. Loss 530,000.
—Hinds, Allea, St Co., hop dealers, at
Richfield Sprifin Oswego county, New
York, have fade ' with liabilities reported
—The Board of. Councilmen of New York
city have, subscribed 51.300"q..t0, thocapi
tal stock , :of the. 'New
Bridge Compan y . " • ' • -
—The statement Is made that General
Grant has been advised by letter to ap.
point Jeff Davis as his Secretary of War,
as a peace measure.
—Charles Douglas; furniture establish
ment, 65 .Asylmii street, Hartford, Conn.,
was damaged to the extent of 515,000 by
&tarot night. Fully,insured. _
—At Cleveland.. Ohlo,,,arttai
Davis, for the murder of Ti).. P. nner, of
Independence, this fall, was sentenced to
be hanged February the forlith.
---jas. W. Ford, formerly a well-known
porprait painter _at Richmond, Va., was
buried at Philadelphia yesterday, having
died rather suddenly, in obscurity, on Sun
day.' • •
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PlTLsl3tritq ill '.IIII.III:SI)AT, , ZWEABER '-, 31, : 'IBEB
Snow :tOim—nevenn • Decision
—Reinlationloi " ?Cy'of Die
tilleries--Appropria on Bill.
(By Telettrii ph to the Pittsburgh
VireszurraToN, December 30,.,1888
A heavy snow storm prevails here., Ste-
Ihdent snow has' fallen to afford very good
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The Cee2,4li,teeon Appropriations is still
in session maturing a bill for the early ao
tion of Congress.
The CommisFloper ofAtiteplal,-Itevenne
has decided to allow the repacking of stocks
of tobaCco now on Viand in bulk packages
into packakes to conform with. the recent
legislittidn by Congress, under the super
vision of a Government Inspector., ,
NEW REVENUE REGULATIONS.
' Acting Commissioner Harlan has issued
supplemental regulations intended to se+
cure correctnesila monthly 'reports of As
sessors of tax oil distilled spirits.
The Acting Commissioner has also issued
Instructions as to the survey - of distiller
les, fn which "it .is stated, in estimating' the
!Umber ot_dry 'lnches to be' allowed for
fermentation, the Assessor and person des
ignated to alcihini must be gOverned in a
great measure by the depth of the ferment
ing tubs, from the best information receiv
ed. It is believed a fair allowance will be
from three to seven dry inches for corn and
any mixture of corn and rye, not exceed
ing one-half rye to one-half corn, and from
seven to twelve dry inches for rye and any
mixture of rye exceeding one-half.
Approirlatioa for the Poor--Thy Scan. Wag
Cua--Itivalry With Chicago—Stem ~ a r
Side-Wheel Steamboats: . -
ail , Telegraph to the Pittsburgh Gazette.)
ST. Louis, DecitivirTher p.—The County
Court to-day appropriated ten thousan4
dollars toi the poorof city: -
The lady who was arrestid last' night in
an assignation house. it is alleged, was ad
mitted to bail to-day in $2,000 to appear
before the Court of Criminal Correction
January 6th, to answer the charge of adul
tery. The lady denies the chazge against
her and asserts she went to the house in
which she was arrested on buainess con
nected with a law suit brought by her for
mer husband , for the possession of her
' In view of an effort being made to mako
Chicago a purchasing •depot for Govern
meat supplies, with the intentiori of ship
rug by. Railroad to Mo n a City and thence
stern-w'heel-stotuners to the different
forts on the Upper klisiouri River a Com
mittee,' appointed by the Merch ants Ex
change of this city, has made a report to the
Underwriters comparing the losses of stern
wheel boats. The argument used in Amor of
the above movement being based on the
number of lasses of stern wheel boats
last_ season between here and Sioux
city; the Committee , recommend ,the Un
derwriters; for the protection of the trade
arid insurance of St. Louis, as well as for
the protection of the Government which
it insures, to .raise the standard, of stern--
wheel inspection 'to something equal to
that of side-wheel inspection. The Com
mittee show that over two hundred and
fifty voyages ,were iride•wheel lxnxbrin
the )ifissoxvilit , ef last astson without 'the
loss of a dollar to either the Government
or .private parties, while eight stern-wheel
bents, together with cargoes, were totally
Serious Trouble With Negroes—Sheilirs
Posse Resisted—White Women and Child
ren Carried oir.
(By telegraph to the Pittsburgh Gasette.3
SAVANNAH, December 30.—The Sheriff
'of this county and two assistants on Taos
day went to Hayward's plantation. on the
Ogeeche river, eleven miles from the city,
to arrest seventeen negroes charged with
shooting a watchman. on the; planta
tion and , -&trryliig off ,the crops of the
planters. They made five arrests at Sta
tion No. 1 on the Atlantic and Gulf Rail
road. They were surrounded by about one .
hundred armed negroes, who rescued the
prisoners and disarmed and robbed the
Sheriff', destreyed his warrants and threat
ened to gill him if he ever served a legal
process again in that vicinity. ' The riegroes
then separated into squads and marched
back. to_the plantations, avowing that they
would have the heart's blood of every White
man on the Ogeeche River, saying "the war
has commenced." One negro watchmin is
suppoied to be murdered. Two white men
were badly hurt and all the white mea
were obliged to flee to the city to save their
lives. The women and children are in the•
hands of the mob and have been carried off
into the , ; woodn. Great .excitement exists
in this community and a sheriff's posse of
between. three 'and four htindred citizens
will, leave at daybreak to-morrow to rescue
the women and children. The military de-,
cline. to interfere until the power of the
chit authorities for preserving order are
Final Release of Sally Anderiuni—Deiith
of a Revolutionary Soldier.
(By Telegraph to the Pittstough Duette.)
Rionstorru, Va., liecember , 30.--Sally
Anderson, who was released from the rare
eution of the death sentence by Judge
denvood and afterwards re-arrested by the
Mayor, wale, finally set free. The county
authorities made no reqnsition for her, the
attorney for the county puttingt it on the
ground that. if the Court made requisition
and executed her, it would• be in direct dbs.
obedience ofJudge, Undexwood's decision,
and it mold not try her again without con
mlll42 tliat all its actions since July were
ill and nugatory.. - . -
osb Clark, born in June, 1747, died
yesterday, ged pa one hundred and' twenty
one years and six months. Efe • as wagon
driver during the revolutionary r ar.
—The street railway passerige depot -of
the Richmond line,:,on Lehig avenue,'
Philadelphia, was buned on Wednesday
morning, with twenty.tvo3 cars. The depot
was occupied. by the Bridesburg can,
whichare heated•by stoves. One of these
stoves set fire n to the cars, and the flames
spread so rapldlythat the. med in the office
were obliged to break away :the iron bars
frtim - the windows in order to make their
NEW ypitst CITY.
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N tional Institute ofiLettera, Arta and Set
tncea--Court CafieliDecline in Coal—
tate and Municipal License Laws—Sr,-
;`Sat "Cullcge. Aiaticiation Convention—
. Eitefieliti Livery Stable Burned--Loest
Gl3y Tetegranh to the Pittsburgh Gazette.l
IsTEw Yoßs, Vecethber43o, 1868.
A meetinglook place_last -night at the
National Institute or (Letters, Arts and Sci
inroad. Twoizew Academies were cieated,
that of Natural Science and that of , Me
elmffical, Physical' and Matheinatical 'Sol-.
ence. Officers were elected for both' Acade-•
the United States District Court to
day the venue in the Blaisdell and Eckel
alleged whiski frattd (Mtge iiras set aside
for : informality and , the trial- postponed to
. I t..fif the Superior: court Judge Cardozo
granted a stay. of proceedings from the or
dDaervies iec of Judge Sutherland appo.Road, p inting
'the decision of the motion to vacate the
order-which has' recently been on argu
ment before him. '
At the auction sale of coal to-day prices
were one dollar to one dollar and a half per
ton lower than last month.
Hon. Geo. H. Pendleton is stopping in
Brooklyn. ' -I -
The commercial totvelers held another
meeting to-day, at which it was stated that
Attorney General nvarts had expressed
himself to their Cons;tnittee as opposed to
the present State • and municipal license
laws, as cohtlictitiviand also • that' fifteeu
thousand dollars had been aubsc bed to
test the said laws before the Unite States
Supreme Court. 1 ' - • -
' • The annual Convention of thls eta-P1
Fraternity, a secret icollege as ation, is
in session in this city, with delega es pres
ent from all parts of he t country.
. A Consistorial Lodge ofSorro w as held
this_evening hy the Cosmopolitan onsist
ory, in memoryof the illustrious rother
Simon W. Robinson; of ,the Thi y-third
Degree,' Past Gra - Al Command of the
Supreme Council o the Northern oxisdic
tion of the United States. 1
The livery stab es .of the Br[ gga Bros.,
the most extensive IFstablishment, of the
kind in this citY, occupying Nos. 119, 121
and 123 Twanty7third‘ street, near , Sixth
avenue, and irmning'through the' entire
block to Twenty-fc g :trth street, were en
tirely destroyed by fire to-night. There
, Were one hundred d fifty horses in the
btdlcting, valued variously at from $5OO to
$1,500, all of which Were either burned or
suffocated. About twonty carriages, valued
at about $1,500 each, together with harness,
(to., were also destroyed. Total Ices prob
ably not leas than $200,000; heavily Insured.,
Steainboat mahip Seized and Re.
Osy Telegraph to the l'lttebargh dasette.
.1 December .—The
steamboat Empire,lence for , cinnati,
was sunk belOW•Nat ez on - Mon night
-While-hying up 911111 i fat
bank caved n in, and large CoC44l num ea 1'
failing on the boat epnk her. Th vessel
was valued at V20,0Q0, and is inatiredt In
Western, companies. I The cargo was sugar
and molasses, the value of which and in
surance aito not known.
The steamship l3eanlbrt was seized this
morning on suspicion'of having arms, mu
nitions and supplies fbr the Cuban revolu
tionists on board, bit nothing suspi cions
biting found the vesiel was released this
afternoon. " ' I
Worrespondenoe of the ;1 .. tfobtirgh.Garatte.)
L .ABHINGTO , r ,Dea. 30, 1888.
-On last Monday , th Teachers' Institute
of this <smithy con ened in the Court
House. It contineeff in' session ; , for: five
days. It was presidhd over by J. C.
christ, the County Stiperintendent, a man
in every WRY quali fi ed for, the responsible
place he occupies.
The number Of teaChers' In attendance
watt about two hundred. The whole num
ber in the vounty is th ,
ree hundred, and the
number of 'children in the schools tiyelye
The sessions of the Institute' were very
interesting. A Prof. Northrop, of. New
Haven, Conn., and Prof. Henkle, of Sidem,
Ohio, were present all the' time, and by ,
their lectures gave ,agidenoe that they are
men of. rare - qualifications' as sludators.
Prof. Hull, of your city, was the elocution
ist of the occasion. He gave an evening en
tertainment, and .was reeted with a crowd
On :Thursday evening the teachers of
our public schools here gave an entertain
ment is,the form ofla- , .'Socdable:' , to the
`lnstitute..lt was a nice affair., and hugely
enjoyed by all concerned: , During the even
ing a\ handsome gold watch and chain
-were presented by the teachera of the oohs.
ty to tlieSuperintendent: .The presentation
speech was made by•lpr. Browpson, of our .
place, - and was one ofl his hapPlest efforts.
Mr. Gilchrist was taken by surprise, but
succeeded in making an admirable re=
epq :. , , r
ThC cause of mermen School edication
is rapidly in the advance in our county;,
and this is tote attributed, in a great melt-,
sure, to the energy nd efficiency of our
Superintendent, and to the impulses created
at the annual sessions of the Teachers' In
stitute. • • • -
On Tuesday evening Mrs. Hanna's Semi
nary gave a concert. The music of the oo
melon, both vocal- and Instrumental, was
excellect. -Two of the teachers of the Semi
nary,Misses Fleteher and Harris, are very
superior singers,. Their voices, naturally
sweet, are highly cultlyated.
The Seminary; the College, and our Pub
lic Schools, are all having holidays.
One of the Professrs of our College, Prof.
Twining, has resigned, and , is going to
teach some wherein the West. No one has
yet been selected to fill! his .plaoe.
We have a ToWn Libragy. Its first anni
versary-is to be celebrated on next Friday
eventing. Its catalogue numbers between
five and six hundred volumes already. It is
the work of a few energetic ladies.
The, question or buildhig a tkiwn, hall "is
being agitated. _ ' 7/ thislis done 'one of our
citizens proposes _to give a,. large sum of
money to establish in connection with it a
public library and rea log room. The hall
'will be bait. Amous.
A Dangerouil Counte felt,lt is reported
that a most dangerous Counterfeit five dol
lar treasury note is I circulation. It is
said that the'easiest mo • e of detection is by
the 'green ornament engraving length
wise, which irithe mutt erfeit is of -a paler
color and consequeutly• has a - brighter
look than in the dark green of the original..
Seen under the microscope, the engraving
of the counterfeit is coarser than the °Mgr:.
nal and there are some! misplacemonla or
omissions, bat to the naked eye it presents
a genuine appeirance.
The Cattle Epidemic—The . Disease in New
England—lllystwous Death of Three
Cattle—The Cause, Symptoms, and Cure
of:the Disease. •
A' correspondent of the New York Tri
bune, writing from West Springfield, Mass.,
The recent sudden-and" mysterious death
of three cattle of the herd of Mr: Harvey
D. B6ge, of this town, has created consid
erable interest among the farmers and herds
men of this vicinity. A fortunate occur
rence, in this connection, has also been the
visit and-professional examination of Presi
dent John Gamgee, of the London Veteri
nary College,. who, a day, or two since,
made thorough investigation of the circum
stances attending the death of ,the animals,
and . pronounced upon the probable
causes and cure of the disease. The first
appearance of the plague which Mr.
Bogg noticed among his herd, was
on the morning of • November 10th,
when he found a fine and healthy three
year old steer alarmingly 111, manifesting
extreme pain, accompanied with frothing at
tbe mouth, weakness and stupidity, and
general 'torpor and inaction. The attack
was not only violent in its first appearance,
but speedy and fatal in its result, and be
fore noon the animal was dead. The die
ease was an entirely new and unknown
one, and consequently no treatment orrern
edies could be intelligently applieit. No
cause w known for the disease, unless it
might hav as e
been the "smut" on the corn
stalks, which had been fed freely to the ani
mal as well as to all others in the herd. No
care, however, was taken to prevent a recur
rence of the attack; and •'within two weeks
another animal, a valuable cow, was (mind
dead in the barn, apparently from the same
causes which killed the steer.' . The cow
had had free and unrestrained access to the
smutty corn stalks, and had undoubtedly
been poisioned by eating them. On Tues
day of this week a third fatal case occur
red, in 'the same herd, of another three
year old steer, which had been purchased
since the death of the firsti and could in no
way have caught the disease from the other
members of the herd. The symptoms were
very similar to thole of the first victim, and
apparently there could be no doubt that the
three animals had died from the same
causes, whatever those were. The cattle
had previously been perfectly healthy, and
none of the survivors of the same herd, and
in their company every day, had been in
any way affected.
Last evening President Gamgee, who
was on his return to New York from the
meeting or the State Agricultural Society
at Amherst, visited Mr. Bogg's premises,
and carefully investigated, as far as waspos
sible, the causes, symptoms and effects of
the disease.,On hearing of the circumstan
m; and' thefodder on Which the - cattle had
teat kept; he unhesitatingly pronounced
the -"smut" on the corn stalks to be the
cause - of 'all the trouble. This fungus
growth on the corn has been unusually
heavy this year, and in Many cases the
stalks have been completely filled with it.
It is supposed to have been produced by the
warm, Wet weather of last summer, and on
the-lowr-diunp,..fielda.,.44 the Connectic ut
river bottoms would be unusually literal - ft - LC
An intelligent farmer,
neighbor of Mr. ,
Bogg's, asserts that on his fields fully four
times as much smutty corn was raised-this
year as ever before. The effect of the smut
on the cattle which eat it, in their avidity
for the corn which it conceals, 'is in the
highest degree poisonous, and, ea the case of
the Bogg cattle proves, often rapidly fatal:
. President Gamgee prescribes as remedies
purgatives, and that , even in case of the
animals being violently attacked, remedies
promptly administered would very probably
prove effective. A pound of Epsom salts,
an ounce of aloes, or four ounces of sul
phur, and two ounces of ginger, the whole
mixed in water and poured down the throat
of a sick animal, Prof. Gamgee thought
would save life in nearly every case. - For . ,
animals that are recovering, or less severely
affected, with the disease, bran and clean
healthy food well and carefully prepared.
There lave been no indications that the
disease is contagion& No other cases have
,appeared in town, and in the herd from
which the three vic tims have been taken, no
others have been affected. „Two- fatal cases
arn reported to hive recently occurred in
North Hadley, and there is no doubt but
that this is the same malady which , lately
killed six cattle of a farmer in Rhinebeck,
Dutchess county, New York t and has else
carried off a hundred or more in, Polk coun
ty, lowa. ;It' is even supposed by many
medical and veterinary experts that the
Texas cattle plague, which raged so eaten
. duly through the West, and in the Albany
and Newarkstock yards in Augnst and 13ep
tember, was caused by a fungus growth on
grass, similar in its nature to that of mint
corn. This theory was warmly supported
at the recent National Cattle Commission
ers' Convention at Springfield, Illinois, and
the similarity of ' '
,the manifestations should
secure' skillful and careful investigation that
-the true causes and proper remedies of the
disease may, if possible, be ascertained.
There are, however, many of the most
intelligent and observing fanners and stock
breeders of this town, who scout the "smut"
theory* and discredit it. - They have fed
'smutty corn to cattle all their lives, and this
fall as much as ever, but have . Inever
perceived any injurious effects. They con
tinue to supply their stock , with an abun
debt amount of the corn fodder, and it is
highlyprobable that if smut is the true
cause of the disease we shall soon hear of
other fatal cases. Mr. Bogg, however, has
given up the corn fodder for his herd, and
now provides his cattle with food concern
ing which there can be no , suspicion.
Against the smut theory is also the fact that
other domestic animals, particularly hogs,
are fed freely on the moldy and smutty
corn, but with no injurious or unusual ef
Tan largest kitchen in the world is that
of laebig's xtract of Meat Company's ei
tablishment, • at-.. Fray Beiges; on the river
Uruguay, South America. The building
covers an area or 20,000 square feet. In one
hall there are four meat cutters which can
diepose of 800 bullocks each per hour. There
are twelve "digemtork" in which the meat
le WWI by steam. They can hold alto
gether 144,000 pounds of beef. About
eighty head of oxen per hour are act t nally
slaughtered for this iMMettfle estsblishment.
• Tux Joint Committee on Ord nance'will,
soon after Congress comes _ together in‘Jan-
Utuy, submit a report ,in which they take
the ground tharthe. large Parrot - and. Rod,
man genii have, after much careftd trial and
strict examination, proved to be utter &Sl
ues, and recommending that the seriric.ebe
prohibit est from using them, :on account of
tbolrliftbllltylo burst. -
The Pope and the Sultan
A Roman correspondent under date of the
'sth instant writes :
Fuad Pasha, who was lately given over
by the physicians, has now so far recovered
his health that he has been able to pay a
visit to the Pope. He was received by -the
Holy Father in the most cordial manner,
and they soon • chatted as familiar friends,
while the Turk was profuse in hia expres
sions of gratitude for the attentions paid to
him by the Pope during his illness. The
Holy Father, on his part, described the_Sul
tan as his meateur 'ami among the sover
eigns of Europe, and spoke gratefully of the
toleration he extended to Roman Catholics,
not forgetting to add that he hopedhis High
ness would grant them further privilegek
Fuad Pasha remarked that the Sultan deeply
regretted he had been unable. to visit Rome
on his late tour through Europe, when the
• Pope rejoined with a laugh, "Who knows but
I shall go to see him at Constantinople? You
are not ignorant that Christ has given inc
all the earth, and my empire extends to the
Dardanelles and far beyond, but, unlike that
of a neighbor monarch, threatens no dan
gers to the Sultan. Indeed, his Highness
and myself are in much the same situation
as to neighbors, for he has his Piedmont in
Russia, and I have my Czar in the -Italian
Revolution. We are menaced by the same
dangent, and our brother rulers have the
same measure for the Crosi as the Crescent.
At least your Sovereifn believes in ,his
prophet, but the other -governments of our
day_ do 'not believe even_ in God." The
Holy Father then requested Fuad Pasha to
use hilgood offices with the Sultan for the
protection of Catholics in every part of the
Ottoman empire, and here .the _interview -
came to an end. •
The Consistory is not to be held till late
in the month, though Mention is made of
thel4th or 15th. The Pope will preconize
eight bishops on the occasion, and it is now
decided that the allocation on the Spanish
revolution shall be very severe.
Physically, our American women of to
day present a striking contrast those of-ten
years ago. Wasp-like waists have disap
peared. Delicate limbs, languid counten
ances and frail constitutions generally have
ceased to be at a premium, and in their place
we have strong limbs, ruddy cheeks, and
lobust constitutions. The English woman
yearly becoming more the model. With
out becoming strong minded in the common
acceptation of the term, our wivesolangh
ters and sisters are becoming stronger physi
cally., We do not - allude, of course,_ to
those whose liras ire'devoted to a round of
fashionable gaiety and dissipation. This
encouraging-ehiinge is to a considerable - ex
tent due to the • ont-dOor pastimes inaugu
rated among .the women. Horse buck rid
ing; ten-pins, Cloquet, 'billiards, skating and.
walking have ceased to be confined to the
sterner sex. Women early embrace these
amusements, and seemingly-derive all the
pujoyment which they are capable of yield
The English girl, who thinks 'nothing 'of
doing a five miles' walk before breakfast,
now finds a .competitor in her American
cousin.: ' litatrof - the - mdst - devoted_ and.
skillful disciples of the curling art belong to
the other sex. Women wield their croquet
.mallets pocket btliard balls, and make ten
all the enthnsiasm and ekin Of
the - male sex. A fondness and taste: for
these pastimes should be fostered and devel
oped, instead of being repressed and checked
through fear of their making women un
womanly., Jiligarriage," says Miebalet,,!'is
the chief end of woman. If such be - the
case, she can.attain It in no quicker way
'than by preseAting a robust physique, over
flowing with animal life and 'spirits, in con
trast to a weak, puny constitution, bending
before any adverse wind.--29t0 York Ad
A Rrvar, ro Binge Tom.—Hinds county,
Mississippi, has produced a musical prodigy
in the person' of a negro girl eighteen years
:pld. ' She is as black as the ace of spades,
and does not knotea single note, and can
and spell the simplest word. She was a
house servant, as such was permitted to
play upon the piano. She can -play any
a i l"
piece.- however diffi cu lt it may be, after
hearing it played , '
an ei. accuracy and del
icacy of touch is-re , y something very re
markable. For the past two years she has
been employed as a fieldltand,,and bas had
no opportunity of Playing, Or 'listening to
others play. Her performance on the piano
is astonishing, as well for accuracy, delicacy
:and brilliancy of execution. She cannlay
anything she has ever heard, with zuwel
lons facility; and seems' never 'to weary of,
the instrument. -- - ' ' - -, v
AB 0 P P'
lIEIZ _l' _ ABDOBING _
movement:among Democratie politicians
have theiPresident issue aproclatiuttioupar.
Boning the assassination conspirators; now
confined at Dry Tortunsup, Florida, has be
come somewhat formidible in numbers., It
is believed by many that Johnson will tic
'cede to the demand made upon him and
turn those convicted of engaging 'the
movement which resulted in the murder of
Mr. Lincoln, out of prison, to go whence
they desire. It is.also ,rumored that John
son contemplates issuing , a procliunatiOn
pardon* all convicted' counterfeiters, and
those who were sentenced kr imprisonment
for committing /reason the revenue. •
Markets, by Telegraph.
New ORLEANS, DeCeMber 30.—Cotton is
higher, with sales of middlingi tt 245,e
2435 c. The sales ;to-day amounted to 8,700
bales, and, the receipts t 0.5,527 bales.' Sugar
is steady, with sales of"common at - 9a9Xe.„
prime at 12%1112*, and Yellow" clarified at
13313 3 / 4 e. Molasses is eaaier, with sides of
common at 52%255e, prime at 63a65c, and
choice at 67c. Flour is firm; sales of super
fine at 85,62, double extra at 87,75, and
treble extra , at 88;18,50. ~Corn is firm; sales
of white at 78c, andellow at 80c. Oats;
sales of western at 70c. Bran is dull at
828,37a28,50. salestotplime at.826a27.
Pork is firm and. unchanged. Bacon is
scarce; shoulders are held at 14a14 Xs, clear
rib sides at 18*, and 'clear Sides at 19a19Xe.
Lard is lower„ with sales. of tierce at Mc,
and keg at 18Xc. Whisky is firm at *147.
Coffee;sales of fair at 145014%c, aniiprinie
at 163ya170. • k•
.omakoo, , Decentivr 30 —At open -Board
tads. afternoon provisions- were quiet but'
firm; sales' ofMess Pork at /26,75a27. At
the evening.Board - bttsllloB3 Was yerylniet,
nothing whatever being:done in grain. 80.
2 spring wheat offered at $1,12. Pxovisions
dull, sales confined to 100 barrels of mesa
pork at 828,75, - -
SAN FRANCISCO, December SOtb.---Flonr
drill; prices nominal; wheat 1,70®175.•
Sales choice; shipping tbe latter ;figure.
Legal tenders 74%.
NASHiTLLI', 'Decembei 80,--eAtton; thal
marketas excited, with sales or good ordt-'..,
nary at 25c.
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