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• ' NUMBER 58.
o•czoCi s M.
Beception at, the White
Mouse —4'he , Cabinet An
nouneed-a-Prorilotton of Gens.
Blirnisin and Sheridan_ as
General and Lieut. General--
An Order , Revuked—Besigua
lion of Commissioner ltol
line and Appointment of Mr.
Delano—No Appointment of
of Mai AnnOinded
—Gen. Graat Presented with
dßy Telegrsoh to tbellttsbursh Elizeite.l
WABBINGTON,NSYCh 5, leaS.
At the. white Houle . to-day _large
crowds were in attendance, anxious to
be admitted. , The doors, however,Vere
not opened for the reception of visiloll 3 ,
and Within everything is-perfectly int 0,441111..
, 441111.. -Very few ; gentlemen had biter
' views with the Presideiit to-day.
Mr. Grant, father of the President, IS
recovering from the effects of the severe
fall of yesterday. -
The announcement that the. Cabinet
nominees had been sent to - the Capitol
-treated the greatest...sensation and,specti
gations on the streets were more varied
than ever., . _
Following are the members of the'Cab.
• Washburne, of Illinois, Sec.retary
.of Stift,. •' ' •
AdelPh_LßOrle, of Pelmsylvania, Sec
retarY of the , Navy.
T. Stewart, - of New - York; Secretary
• .of the-Treasurv. - -
DI« Ccri, of' Ohio; Secretary of 'the
A. J. Creswell; Of Maryland, Post Mas
E. 13. Hoar, of Missachnsettis, Attorney
TIit , DEPARTkENTS.
Lieut. Gen. Sherman is unwell today
:and did not make his appearancebt Army
headquarters.' The merest routine work
is being continued in the different de..
partments, excepting the War. Office,
froth which important military orders
will shortly be issued.
' The work of renovating the White
:House has been' commenced.
Assistant. Secretary Hartley is acting
" — PiiiSident Grant today accepted the
resignation of Commissioner of Internal
Revenue Rollins, to take effect upon the
.confirmation of a successor.
• By direction of the Secretary of War
a number of the minor officers are re-
Raved from their present , duties and
,ordered to join their.respective regiments
GENERAL, crEamcr',E LAST ORDER.
The last military order issued by Gen
.eral 'Grant, as Gioneral of the Army, is
dated March 3d, and relates to
the economical disposition of con
demned Government prOperty, as fol
lows: "`lnspecting officeirs, in recom
mending the disposition pf• condeinned
prePerty, especially-of the Quartermas
ter's Depsrtmepti will beaerof in mind that
there milardly any specis terial,
however worn,whiCh cannot be 'put to
some use. Old linen, ,cotton, wool, iron,
&c., can all be used as fuel. Hereafter
no condemned articles, unless there are
-special reasons ,to the contrary, which
reasons must be stated in reports, will be
All the Cabinet officers have been con
firmed. • Columbus Delano, of Ohio, was
confirmed as. Commissioner of Internal
Revenue. A large number of military
nerminationewere also confirmed.
The following nominations have been
-confirmed, including General Sherman
to .be General of the Army: Brigadier
General John'H. Schofield to be Major
General, vice• Sheridan nromoted to
Lieutenant General; Col. Christopher C.
Augur, Brigadier General, vice-Schofield
Ali ORDER REVOKED.
The following was issued to-day:
General Orders 9. Headquartp•s of the
Army, .Adjutant General's Office, Wash
ington, March, 5,.1869.—8Y direction of
;the , President or the United States, so
much of General. Orders No. 7; from this
office, dated February 23, 1869, as retires
MrlgadiWand :Brevet Major , General
BenjaMin W. Price, Paymaster General,
'frord,active service, is . revoked, and be
will be considered as having been con
tinuously On duty from February 22d,
- By command of General:of the Array.
, [Signed] E D. TOWNSEND,
.VIESIDENT PRESENTED 'WITS A BIBLE.
This morning, a Committee, e,onsisti rig
•of Chief Justice Chase, Senator Freitag
• buysen and George H. Stuart, waited
uPals the President, arid In behalf of the
American Bible Society presented him
with a "copy -'of the Holy Bible. There
were. (present, besides the • Committee,
lire. Grant, General Schofield; J. •P.itter
„son; formerly Treasurer ortbe Christian
' Commission, ReV.Tr.•Dale, of Philadel
phia, Rev. GeorgerA. Hall, of the Young'
Mens' ChriethmAssociation of this errs.,
The Chief Justice presented - the h. tter
!roar the President of the Bible Society.
expressing a: wish.that !the Administra
tion of President Grant might be guided
by Its teachings. - The President re
"Gentleinen; 'sincerely thank you for
this token and shall carefully preserve it
and hand it; down to my children iu oom
rnemoration of thls day.” _ •
The Bible is ono of thefinest publisbod
'by the RocietY; and islutudsomely bound,
in Turkey morocco: Printed. is gilt let
ters upon morocco, inside thb cover, is
the Inscription, "Presented to Ulytoes S.
Grant, President of the = United States,
by the American Bible Societt, - March
Ex•Seeretary Welles, before retire.:
meat from office, ordered a naval general
"covet martial to meot aF the New York
Navy. Yard on the llth inst.
Nearly all the military and other or
iranizations present at the inaugural have
left Washington, together with thousands
of oilier' . Dirge numbers, however, re- '
main fo the purpose of gaining admis
sion to t e White House. The Saturday
afternoon receptions of Mrs. Grant have
Among the few visitors to the White
House this evening was ex-Se,nator
Wade, who called 4o bid the President
good-bye before leaving for Ohio.
Ex-Assistant Secretary.of the Navy,
`Faxon, expects to leave here in a day or
two for his home in Connecticut.
The President has not yet appointed
his private Secretary.
Rollins having yesterday tendered his
resignation to •the President, the latter
to day authorized its aeceptance, to take
effect upon the qualification of his suc
and has directed a response, in
which he expresses his appreciation of
the heavy responsibilities which the
office imposed on Mr. Rollins, and the
fidelity and integrity _with which -they
:have been diacharged.
The members of Harmony Fire Com
pany, of Philadelphia, to-night serenaded
President Grant at his private residence,
on I street. He having Previously been
advised on the subject, the President ap
peared and shook hands with them as
they filed past him. -
' A CORRECT LIST.
The following is a correct list of Presi-
Aleut Grant's Cabinet: Secretary of State,
Ellsha B. Wastiturne, of linnets; Secre
tary_ of the Treaanry, Alex. T. Stewart,
of New York; Secretary of the Navy.
Adolph E. Berle, of Pennsylvaniat Sec
retary of the Interior, Jacob D. Cox, of
Ohio; Postmaster General, John A. J.
Cresswell, of Maryland; Attorney Gen
eral; Eben Rockwood Hoar, of Massachu
setts. There was no nomination for Sec
retary of War.
The Republican caucus today nomi
nated the present incumbent, Mr, King,
forPostinaater of the Rotten..
New York Press on President Grant's
• , inaugural.
Clty Telegraph to the Pittatiergb Gizette.) '
- Saw YOBS, March s.—The Herald
says, after rehearsing the points of Gen.
Grant's inangurul : "Here, then, in
cluding economy, retrenchment and 'a
faithful collection of the public revenue,
we'have the sailing direction of the new
administration. What is the general
prospect? lt is one full of promise,
prosperity, progress, development and
potyer at home and abroad, and so opens
the new book of American history."
The WOld says: , "The inaugural
shows too much confidence .and self-stif
ficiency; lacks the grave and sustained
prop iety of expression befitting the
:Chi Magietrate; has •to- original ideas,
'and verything in the message.which is
not flatis crude, and it is a mere echo of
the tritest commonplace of the Republi
Th= Tribune says: "The emphatic
declaration of. President Grant that we
should pay. our national debt to the ut
termbst farthing, is worthcountless4rill
none to the
theirbor, commerce and pros
peritof epublic." It farther says:
Grant will be the champion of the Mon
roe doctrine, and direct his policy towards
consolidating and extending republican
lust tutions upon the North American .
Con ineht." It hopes to receive from
Pr ident Grant a splendid administra
T e Times says: "The inaugural
ton .hes great wants, indicates great du
tie and propagates a great policy with
a distinctness that leaves nothing in
doubt, and the forte of trun-born ear
nestiu,ss. General Grant -had something
to say and , he has said it thoroughly and
well. No one doubts that General Grant
will aim to meet the just wishes and ex
pedtations of the Republican party, not
by conceding to the demands of its indi
vifinal niembers, but, by promoting the
welfare of country, and:building lip
its, prosperity on the principles of the
party, as the only principles on which it
cap be safe and permanent." '
The Sun says: " The inaugural is a
pl tin, 'straighforward, succinct declara
tion of .the views which will govern the
National Executive during the next four
years, and expresses the conviction of its
author in a manner which, the popular
heart will everywhere warmly appre
Sufferings of Union
(By Telegraph to the l'i tsburgh Gazette.]
Sr. Lours, March .--The Evening D.
Itch publisheswa ong• aeonunt of the
t ale and suffering of a party of gentle-
Men who recently me over the Union
Pacific Railroad. T e account is given
by one of 1 the pa y which embraces
any prominent '" g ntlemen of Califor
y an s d r
ta S u t
a Rawlings Station and could not induce
t e railroad official: to send a train out
luntil they held an i • di gnation meeting,
ad telegraphed th Railroad Committee
a Washington of the treatment they rt
v i 3
ere receiving ' hen they did start
t ey wore obliged t • shovel snow at dif
ferent points, and. : they allege, Were
very badly fed. A . one point, they shov4
eled through a suo • drift a thousand
feet long, and who they had the track
clear the engineer h :'d only steam enough
to carry them into t e deepest of the drift,
in consequence o t#o much whisky
dratik by the offie:re of the train, and
they were atuck ag• in. Alcor remaining
'two days in this en tditlon ' about fifty of
them started on f t for Laratnie, ninety
miles distant, react ing therein four days,
after, Muth suffer ng. From , Laramie
they -came throng • to Omaha without
..detention. They complain bitterly. of
.the treatment rec iced at the hands of
:the railroad °Kiel : le,, who`-they. charge
...With repeatedly a aking misrepresenta
tions to them, and who - mind enterteth
no proposition to :fund extra expenses
ineurred.by the • :.angers. They also
say exorbitant pr mawere charged them
for provislnns, in otne instances a troller
'and a half being • emended for a small
,piece of bread an I ,molasses. They de
nounce the read nd its rnanagetnent,
and say they neve wish to ride over it
again. There we 0 over two hundred
persons on the tra • when it was left in
the snow. •
ETty Telegraph to the
INDIANAVOL II3 ,.
Baker has issUe
- Legislature, to b .
A. special awe
will ho bold ea
publican mom be
bold daily riefiilo.
transacting soy b
PITTSBUJIGH, . SAT U 3 ItDAY; MARCH 6, 1869
FOUR O'CI..OOR. A. 311 E.
FORTY-FIRST CONGRESS. ,
SENATE: The Tenure-of-Office
ges from ,President Grant.
HOUSE: The Coirodw.Fol,ter
Contested 4.lleat Excitement
*Upon the linnouncenlent of
the Cabinet Election' of
Clerk, 'Sergeant -atmArms,
Doorkeeper and Postmaster.
teTTeterrao to the Ytttebusgti Gazette.)
WAWnIiGION, March 5, 1869.
Mr. Biownlow was sworn in. •
Messrs. Cameron and MoCreery were,
appointed a Committee to notify ths
President that the. Setutto was ready for
• A resolution was adopted that rthe 3
Secretary of State furnish .:a list of the
am passed by the last Congiess.
1 A memorial of the Legislatuie of Min
nesota, relative to the St. Croix river,
and of the Daeotah Legislature. relative
to the United States Land-Office in Red
river. were tabled - until the , Committees
Mr. HARLAN introduced a bill grant
ing land to the lowa and Missouri State
Mr. WILSON introduced a. bill for
more equel distribution of National
Banking capita/---the same bill he intro
duced last session.
Also, a bill to establish aline of steam -1
ships between the United States and Eu-'1
Mr. THAYER introduced a bill to re-
Peld the Tenure-Of-Mice act, and gave
!notice hei would call it up to-morrow.
Mr. EDMUNDS introduced a bill to
amend the act "regrdsting the Tenure-of-
Office. • '
Mr. WILLIAMS introduced a aubsti-.
tote for Mr., Thayer's bill, suspending
the Tenure-of-Office act until the 4th of
March, 1871 1
Mr. CONKLING introduced•a to
authorize the New York. Newfoundland
and London Telegraph Ccenpany to land
its submarine cable non
,the shores of
the United States.,
Also, a bill to provide for a line' f Uni
ted States mail steamship's between the
United States and Europe.
Mr. SAWYER offered a resolution pro
viding for a joint committee of three
Senators and live Representativei to con
sider all ProP9sitiolts494:3l4 o ..o4 4 9Yelo r,
political dfsabilities. • •
Mr. TRUMBULL at first objected, but
subsequently withdrew his objection,
and said he approved of such Com
Mr. HOWARD renewed the objection.
Mr. GRIMES offered a resolution in
quiring relative VS contracts between
the Navy Department and Norman
Mr-DRAKE afore(' an amendment tie ,
the Senate rules, providing that Indian
treaties hereafter be considered in open
Mr. HOWARD introdnced a bill to es
tablish an Ordnance Commission and to
consolidate the Ordnance and Artillery
Mr. STEW ART introduced a bill rela
tive to the refinement of gold and silver
On motion of Mr. ANTHONY - , a Com
mittee on revision of rules was ordered
to be appointed. -
Mr. HARLAN introduced a joint reso
lution providing for the appointment of
a joint committee of three Senators and
five Representatives to consider all prop
ositions relating to Indian tribes.
Mr. SAWYER Introduced a bill au
thorizing payment for certain services
rendered to the United States in the late
Mr. SPENCER introduced a bill to
I encourage the production of cotton in the
Mr. SUMNER offered a joint reolu
tion granting a pension to Mrs. Lincoln,
and asked immediate consideration.
Mr. EDMUNDS objected.
Mr. SUMNER introduced a bill to en
force the several provisions of the Con
stitution abolishing slavery, eke., by, se
euriug the elective franchise to all cal
zene without regard to race or color.
Mr. GRIMES offered a resolution for
the appointment of a committee of two
Senators (without waiting for the House
committee) to inform the President of
the organization of the Senate,
The resolution was agreed to, and the
Vice President appointed Messrs. Grimes
and Cragin as such committee.
The Senate then took a recess.
At 1:45 the session was resumed.
Mr. GRIMES reported that the com
mittee appointed to wait on the' Presi
dent had performed tmor duty, and the
President , would immediately cotumuni
cats with the Senate.
Gen. Rawlins, of Gen. • Grant'e staff,
then 'stepped forward and said ho was
directed by the President of the United
States to present to the Senate two Ines
sagee in writing. '
Major Lee also appeared and presented
Mr. EDMUNDS at once incrved to go
nto executive 8014.91011.-• Agreed to, and
.he crowd slowly left the galleries.
At 2:30 the doors were re-opened and
li, Senate adjourned. • '
March • s.—Governor
In several Senatorial
ve 2 districts where va.
by the resignation of
.ber4 of the present
hold.on the 23d inst.
lon of the Legislature
Ily in Aprll. The Itc
• a of the Legislator()
is, but adjourn without
lIOUSE OF ItEPRESENt ATIVES;'
WOODWARD offered a reaolutiOn
to*refpr to the .430111Mitt08 . oil 'Elections
the_d.ntested ease from the ,Twenty-tirst.
Distrlet of ' PeriMitivania, 'with Instruc
tions to report es • soon ea practicable
which of the two ,claimants has a prima
facie right to the seat. -• • .
The House refused to second the previ
ous- question. • - ,
Mr. SCOFIELD moved as an amend
ment a resolution reciting that the Gov
ernor of Pennsylvania had declared in a
proclamation that no such returns had
been received from the Twenty.tirst Dis I
taint as to authorize him to give a certill
cats to either of the two persons claiming
It. but that the Governor had flutotequeut
ly transmitted affidavits to the Clerk of
tho House which. he stated, Indic atxdthe
election of John Covode, and•then direct
ing that Mr. Coved'. Ip, Hwilrtt 1113
Ling :•iiietither without prejinlice to the
of nry Fester contestant.
Dur ing disci:lesion there suddenly
sprung up a 60000 of excitement. A
messenger had arrived with toe : names
of the Cabinet appointments and , there
was a general demand' that the names
be read from the Clerk's desk. They
were read,' ntid the House- became so
much' excited that it 'Ms impossible to
rein me bushiest; 'or, some time.
Mr. ELDRIDGE suggested a recess
for ten minutes, so: members might
have an opportubity to conamisserate
each other.' [Laughter.] ,
- A recess wasktaken and upon re-assem
bling, Mi.:WOODWARD, resuming the
floor, ea:d 'as',lo . the Secretary of the
Navy a mere conservative and respecta
ble eitlien teak net to be 'found In Penn
sylvania: ••) .-
Madly )a Substitute offered by Mr.
DAWES, 'was agreed ' to, referring the
whigelzudittrof the contestede seat from
the Twortfar_ , tlret District. . Pennsylvania,
to the committee on Elections, with in
structionsrpn,,report ,which of ,the two
claimantsluts:aprima facie right to the
On' motion of Mr. SCHOFIELD, the'
tham:#tr ;diking , tesitimonz in the con:
tested., election- ease of Taylor against
Reading, front tbeFifth District of Penn
sylvania, was extended sixty days.
Mr. SCHENCK, from joint Committee
appointed to:walt on the President, re
ported the 'Committee had performed
that doily,. and the President 'had in
formed the Committee he had about two
hours,previonsly, anticipating the Senate
wmald - be in mtssion, sent some nomina
tions to that body, but he had no mes
sage to }tend to Congress.
) Mr. FARNSWORTH moved that
) Messrs. Cult, Tift, Edwards, Gove,•Price
and Young be sworn in as Representa
tives from /Georgia, the Sixth District
1 being vacant. ' S
From the idatement made in support
of the motion, it appeared that these per
scam were elected at .the same time for
both the last Congress and the present
Mr. WARD suggested that the whole
matter be referred to the Committee on
Elections, with instructions to inquire
whether or not. Georgia was entitled to
representation at all.
After much debate the resolution was
modified and adopted, referring the
question to the LNimmittee on Elections.
On motion of Mr. FERRIS, the House
proceeded to complete its organization by
the election of a Clerk, Doorkeeper,
Sergeant-at-Arms, Chaplain and Post
Mr. WARD nominated, for Clerk, Ed
ward Mahe:son', of Pennsylvania, the
Clerk of the last House.
Mr:Is.rIBLACK nominated Charles W.
Carrigan, of Pennsylvania.
Mr. BROOKS, having been appointed
oneof the tellers, asked to be excused,
saying he did not want to have anything 1 Ne w y o re R a ilroad Ware-serious Emute
to do with the election of Clerk. 4 Between the Erie and Nurthern Cen-
Tho result of the vote was, for Edward tral Companies.
McPherson, 123;Charles W. Carrigan, 59. I ,
,Mir Telegraph to the rlttsbura'a Illazette.:
Mr. McPherson was declared elected
ELMIRA, N. 'Y., March s.—What looks
and the oath administered by the
o eke a pretty serious war has lareken out
.Speaker, tween tbe Erie and-Northern Central
• - ' Air . wo
WARD-rnhisted : -N. - AIV -13 rd =4
s. ! Railroads.- The 'Northern Central uses
way,.of N. IL, for Sergeant-at-A.rm
owe , I ' the Erie track through and on each
Mr. MUNGEN nominated side of this city. Last evening orders
Thorne, of the District of Columbia. ! were_
,received by Division Superinten-
The vote resulted: Ordway 121, Thorne .
,53. dent Pratt, of the Erie, to allow notrains
) Mr. Ordwav was declared duly elected on th , nNorthern Central to come; on to
end the oath administered by the 1 the Erie track, thus cutting off the North-
Speaker. 1 ern Central from its connections north.
' The switches were accordingly spiked
Otis S. Burton, of N. Y., was elected ' „„,, all sage of Northern Central
Doorkeeper, having received 124 votes ! ""''
trains stopped in either direction. No
against 54 for David J. Waggoner, a 1 reasons were assigned for this extraordi-
Ills., and Wm. S. King was elected Post-
nary procedure. lt is surmised - the
master, having received 120 votes against 'grows trouble out of a hitch between the
N.Y 56 for William Lewis, of Y. . two companies about the possession
The officers elected held the same po- the Fort Wayne Railroad as a connection
sitions.ander the last House. to Chicago. The difficulty still con-
On motion of Mr. JUDD, the election
tinues and no trains are passing_ on the
of Chaplain, was postponed until next
Thursday. Northern Central. 'A " .
- .n injunction was granted this after
The usual method of drawing for Resits
noon to prevent the Erie from obstruct
was adopted, and having been carried 1
iug thepassage of the Northern Central
into effect, the House at 4:10 adjourned -
trains, but as yet no change has occurred
till Tuesday. in the situation. The leading officers
Advises from Cuba. and directors of the two roads have been
in Consultation this afternoon to effect a
CBy Telegraph to the Pittsburgh ilasette.3 I settlement. A train on the Northern
HAVANA, March s.—The weather is un- Central, with four hundred passengers
favorable for sugar grinding. from Washington, arrived at the break
From Cienfuegos and vicinity news is
-thin afternoon, about a mile below the
more favorable to the Government. ..our, but could go no farther. Theywere
At Santiago the cholera is abating. s. .
ou iged to take the Erie train, repay their
Several bands of insurgents are operat- fare and get home oy such a round-abouf
ing in that district. manner as was open to them: 'The tray
ilitvolqa, March s,—The Treasury De - eling public is suffering very great in
partment advertises for proposals from convenience.
ship owners. to furnish transportation for
three hundred and fifteen political pris
oners to Fernando, Po. There is pro
found sorrow among the friends and rel.
at!ves of the prisoners, many of whom
belong to the first families o' the Island;
but the measure is excusable, when it is
considered their transportat on will save
them lee m dangers like those by which
they were threatened' on Sunday last,
when the volunteers demanded their
lives. General Duice has: ordered
their removal in consequence of the in
tense pressure brought td' bear upon
him by the ultra Spaniards' It is-confi
dently expected, howeve', that the
home government will authorize the re
lease of a majority of them soon after
their arrival at Fernando Po.
The Diario has the following news
from the Interior: In th Eastern De
partment the insurgents I considerable
numbers ' have, concentrate 'at Mayan'.
Troops have marched fro Santiago to
disperse them. In the Ce tral Depart
merit im engagement took lace between
the government forces a d insurgents
near Santo Espiritu. Ni eteerf rebels
wore taken prisoner's, twee •e killed. and
many wounded.) Govern' cent loss not
given. Large numbers f insurgents
are reported in the ylotntt of Cienfuegos
and the qoads are blooka od by them.
No.. sugar is ,coming in a Cienfaegos.
All loyal citizens in the: Segue district
haVe been coMpelled to tbandon the
houses in • consequence of the depredm ir
tions.of tile; insurgents..
Fotirtti Sat Weal Bank of Plaladelphia.
EBY Telegraph to the Pittsburgh Giusette.l
Fut batMI.PHIA, March s.—Tbe Coin.
vtprcial List [Myst the Government exam
iner, .iiptieintod , to examine into the of
of the Fourth NatiOnalßank, which
ernspended on 'the 22d ult., reports its
whole capital stock of $250,000 has dim
aPPeared; but depositors will secure all
their money.: The defaulting cashier has
vanished, on learning a warrant was out
for hie arrest. The charter of. the Watt
lution has Wien purchased by a' number
of Philadelphia gentlemen, headed by
John Austin, late, President of the
S(' mthwark 'National Malik, who have
subscribed the now tql pi La I and' will ut-
tempt to reorganizu the concern. • •
The Kit-Klux fn Arkansas.
VIMPIEts, INlareh s.—The Kt-Klux
paloati the ArlcAnsAs Senato vtotter•
day avid gees co the Governor. It will
undoubtedly bet:unto u law.
iffy Telklraph to P.tt brtrgh Gazette.]
' GREAT BRITAIN.
LONDON, March s.—ln the House of
Commons this evening . Mr. Hadfield
asked if the government intended to
take any steps in the direction of-ocean
penny postage. The Marquis of Harting
don, Postmaster General, replied that for
the present the contracts entered into
between. the Postoffice Department and
various Atlantic steamship ' companies
would interfere with the proposed modi•
fication in the rates of ocean postage.
Mktnon, March s.—ln reply to• an in
quiry of Senor Costellar in the Cortes
yesterday. Senor Sagest°, the Minister
of Interior, said the Government had
prepared, and intended to Issue. a woe
htmstlon of amnesty for all political of
fences. but its promulgation was post
poned on account of recent conepiracks
which had been discovered.
Ins - pox, March s.—The strong declara
tion of peace, made by the Kingfof Prus
sia in the North German Parliament,
gives great satisfaction here.
LoNnozs, March s—Evesting.—Cotisols,
for money, 92%; for account, 93; 5 20's are
firm at 8334 ; Erie, 24%; Illinois, 97,q;
Atlantic and 'Great Western, 32: Stocks
quiet. Sugar, 39s 6d. Calcutta Linseed,
58s 6d.. ANTERP, March s.—Petroleum is
firm'at 58yi francs.
FRANICAPORT. March 5.—U. S. Bonds
are firmer at 863;®863‘.
ELSTRE, March s—Evening.--Cotton is
Peat's, March s.—The Bourse's heavy.
Rentes, 71f. 2c. • i
March s.—Co tton s
with sales of Middling Uplands at.l2d,
and Orleans at 121- 4 d. The sales today
amounted to - 12,000 bales. California
white Wboat is held at 10s 6d; 'red west
em at 9a 4d. Flour, 24s 6d. Corn, 318
for old, and 30a for new. Oats, 3s 5d.:
Barley, Se. Peao, 42s 6d. Pork, 97s 6d.
Beef, 953. Lard, 73a 6d. Cheese, 765.
Bacon, 58s 6d. Spirits Petroleum, 7yid.
Refined, Is 9d. The sales of Cotton for
the week amounted to 52;000 bales' ' . in
eluding 8,000 for exports and ; 5,600 - bales
to • specutators. The stock on band
amounts to 310,000 bales, including 120,-
000 American. .The Manchester market
Serious Fire Lu Chicago—Four Firemen
07 Telegraph to the Pittsburgh Gazette.)
March 5.-Early this evening
a calamitous fire' occurred in building
41 to 47 Canal street inclusive. Eleven
men were on the roof when it gave way,
four of whom, firemen - named Charles
Wien. George Bergh, Thomas O'Brien
and Peter Moritta, were killed. The
other seven escaped or were rescued. -'
The building was eighty-four by one
hundred and fifty feet in dimensions, oc
cupied as a machipe shop, planing mill,
etc., was owned by Wisdom tit Lee,
valued at 140,000. Their loss‘ is fully
050,000, and the total pecuniary loss will
exceed 17501 Some of the men when
the roof fell hung to the wall and were
rescued, while one, Thomas Maxwell, in
failing caught the hose that, also lapped
over, drew himself up by It over the wall
and was saved, though much scorched.
None of the bodies were recovered, all
falling into the burning ruins. The lire
is yet raging, near midnight.
St. Louie Affairs—German Editor Killed
,—Lindell Hotel Company.
(By Telegraph to the Pittsburgh Ouzette.)
Si'. Louis, March s.—Erriest Sebieren
berg, editor of she Fortachritte, publish
ed in Jefferson City, and Enrolling Clerk
of the Lower House of the Missouri Leg
islature, was killed hot night at Her
mann, on the Pacific: Railroad.
The Lindell Hotel: Company met to
day and discussed, several plans for the
new`hotid Itii said decided erection of:
the hote l hes been upon and
that it is to be built on 'Washington ave.
nui3, between Eleventh and Twelfth
streets, fronting three linndred Beet on
Washinton avenue and Charles street;
and two g hundred feet on Twelfth street.
The cost is to be nine hundred thousand
Illinois, Wisionsin and Michigan Rail*
Cutmoo, littarat . B
— . -oth Houses of
the Illinois Legislature this afternoon ,
ny strict prty votes...ratified the Suffrage
Amendnaent to tne rutted States Consti
The Wisconsin Senate this afternoon
mien . ..red in ratifying the Constitution al
Dmitorr, i‘larch s,.—The Fifteenth Ar
tiela oc Constitutional Amendment
ratified by the Michigan Legis
NEW YORK CITY.
Budson Closed with 11;e---The Press ,
and the Cabinet appointments.--
American Bible Society.
(Ur Telegraph to the Ptttsbureh Uazette,3
NEW 'tonic, March 5, 1669.
The Hudson river is again closed by
ice. '1 he weather is extremely cold, and
steamboats have cease l running.
The Post, speaking of the inaugural,
says : :* Grant's sentences and para
graphs all bit•their mark. He does not •
mean to quarrel with. Congress, but ne
ther does he mean to be its creature.' _
It . commends the inaugural warmly •
Speaking of the, cabinet, the rust t4.3r
"It is by no means such a one sash
experienced politician, with a tarot' •
party attachment, would have appointe ..
This is to be regarded es•it recontmen
, tion."., The Pot generally commen
the cabinet individually, though. saying
Mr. Waahburne will have to be on lila
guard against a certain baste of teinper
with which he is charged. It is tinder
:good among Mr. Stewart's friends that.
be accepts his appointment ,
The Teregram reeognizes ki ther Cabinet ,
the indomitable will of Grant, and'indi
vidually and colleethely represenneonly
Grant and his viewer •
The Commercial speaks highly of each.
member of the Cabinet. -
A Washington special to the Coaster.
eiat says: Politicians are disappointed in ,
the Cabinet. The opinion prevails, twig
' every that Grant selected a Cabinet- fix .
their fitness, and that they alI enjoy -
personal esteem and confidencerandlt is , .
urged as an advantage that ilans'of the ,
have political friends or enetialesto
ward or punish; that nominations:. r
subordinate positions will , be Inane •
solely by . capacity and . integrily.- T e
same correspondent says a gentlem
was informed ' by the - President that e
would tolerate no . kfleness in any dep
ment'of the Government, and thar e
- People were too poor to pay paha' as- A .
mere bonuses to professional politi .
A meeting of business men is call •tt
protest against the alleged unreasinla ldl•
duties imposed by Congress.:
The American bible atniety hem re
. centiy reorganized' fourteen 'new a -
lades,. and , granted over twenty-three
thousand books. At a meeting . this
week flity-Zve thousand dollars were-ap
propriated for work abroad. - r • •
Georgia ention.n Conv
MT Telegraph to the Pittsbnrith Gazette.)
• ATLANTA, March 5..--lit the Stateite-.
publican Convention 104 counties w re-
represented by 233 delegati3B-201 whites.
and 37 colored. : The Cianvention was
called to order 'by Poster Blodgett. • -
Judge Dunning, of .61.1 ants, was appoint
ed temporary President, and Beolatialn_
Cooley elected permanent Preafflan t.
The Convention is very ,harmonions+ 41,. , .4 -
preamble and resolutions were odoOdwi._
setting forth the failure to corn .1 , , itb24.."3. -i.!,
thoYeconstructitm-irets-M-"tte ~ .•:-' . . 'l -- • - ---
'nation of the Legislature and reqv
Congress to reorganise the Legislat , re,.
reseat the colored members and. estab
lisla a loyal government. The Convention•
unanimously endorsed the course of the
GoVernor and the inaugural address of
Grant, and appointed a committee-to
proceed to Washington. The resolutions.
adopted denounce the Legislature for
the expulsion of colored members,.
which is termed a violation of the Con
stitution of .t.he State and principlow or
the reconstruction laws: recommend the
reassembling of the Constitutional Gon
vention; propose the exclusion of certain
iparties engaged in the rebelliori, , who;
they claim to be ineligible under' the
fourteenth amendment, and to substitute
/in their place the ejected negroes; and
demand the enfranctitsement of the ne
, gro race. A resolntion denouncing Gem.
1 Meade's administrition was tabled. :-
CHr Telegraph to the Pitt/boron omette.i
Naw Ont.r.a.vs, March s.—The
latnre adjourned sine dle last night.
Among its last acts was the adoption - of
a joint resolution endorsing Gen. Grant's
inaugural, and the passage of the Gen
eral Apriropriation bid, which makes a
special provision for the payment of in
terest on both the six and eight per eent.
levee bonds. The five million levee
bond bill, which passed the House a
few days since, failed to reach
the • Senate. The Governor has
signed the joint resolution authoriz
ing the , Governor and Treasurer ; to
negotiate loans by pledging State bonds,
whenever deemed necessary, to meet tho
payment of interest; also the bill author
izing the city of New Orleans to issue
five millions of gold bonds, three mil
lions to be exchanged for outstanding
city currency, and the balance to cancel
the present indebtedness. The bill pro
viding for State revenue contains a CARUSO
licensing gambling houses on payMent of
g 5,000. ' • -
Cabinet at Chicago.
thCelecrsini to the Pft G
. I tsbn h azette
.HICAGO, March 5. 'rant's Cabinet
is the topic; of universal conversation, in
this city. Its composition, when first.
made public, excited great surprise,
the appointments, as a _whole, are quite
favorably received, that of Stewart es.
pvcially so. Everybody had supposed
Wasbburne Was booked for timi French
Mission. Many Republicans I exprcaa
disappointment at Wilson, of
left in 'the cold.. There ageezal
inquiry as to who Adolph Role is, he
having never been heard of before, and
no one is wise enough to answer-the
question. Washburne's appointment 11.4
Secretary of State . Is. construed here to
an plain and decisive dealing with
England in regard to the Alabama
claims and breach of national obligations.
eac itlany aa land— .
Emr lll l4 or eg rt iv itte " ge li en i e ng a e t dtbr
rat ext .r.a ur e o gra Ess at to A t s a y s ris,usigds.a. orkissczili
'Four Degrees,' William 'Prank
murder of B. F. Johnson 4101 -, Henry
x . th l ' e lt i p n rirt n a u te e i ;
confessed his guilt. Iri.owsda, and, Wells .
died instantly and Rill_ ,V 4. In a - few tee
onds. Wilson:l DAek ditf not break; ls.
groaned and struggled. boinibly; lro gok
the rono off his ha end legs and,
caught hold of the .Ishroud 'of- ilonnds.,
and then of his owci rope, by _ which. ha
the se.atiold again.
T dr h e e w jai h r;. e as ifL e u e u tared and tightened the
noose And ag , Ain pushed the wrkehed
man eff, jerki.ng the rope violently. as he
rorfix T e h m e y o
ltt ria tes uar
, ,lot ; : n ot el. t o i f t,,; o o 4l ,l e ti
r ) t c, il t: d u N gg el l i a ..
ing "that'S right: you ottnitt,in i•uffer.'•
The exinittkut occupied forty live udn
utes. ' :Pour or live' tlituttiamt speetiqulti