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MONDAY, MAY 3, 1869.
WE PRINT on the inside pages of this
morning's GAZETTE—&cond page : The
,Registry. Law in full. Third and 'Sixth
pages: liinanre and Commercial, Markets,
Impole, Wier News, Seventh page
Ephinneris, Clippings, Amusements.
S. Boiw at Fninkfort, 87.
.M01.1117/C at Antwerp, Slit
GOLD aimed in New York Saturday
at 1841@184.
• its eight-pet-cent. rate of Interest for
money Is now lawful In Ohio.
GPs`publish the new Registry Law,
omitting those sections which apply ex
elusively to. Philadelphia.
nni Pennsylvania litate Fair will be
held at Ilarrisburg this year, commenc
ing on the last Tuesday of September.
All entries by exhibitors will be free,
except Of horses entered for speed.
IN TEE ' event of hostilities between
,France and PIZSBIA, European journals
. • .
anticipate ' another popular' movement
against Roam, for which GARIBALDI and
Idazzurt are supposed to be already plot
, Ling.
Tim Pacific Railway connection is not
yet made. • The Central rails were laid
to the point of junction on_Priday, but
_the ljnien is delayed by heavy rock woik,
which may require all of the present
week to overcome.
Tan Brazilian Hission has been given
to Sm. H. T. BLOW, of Missouri. The
intention, of the President, to renew his
offer of diplomatic appointment to Mr. J.S.
Cenrazue, is again rumored, but, as we
trust, 'without sußlcient foundation.
Tax APPOINMICHT of our Philauthro
.._ pic fellow .citizen, F. R. Bnxiziox, Esq., as
one ofthe unpaid Indian Commisaioners,is
one heartily endorsed by this community.
Mr. BIRINOT is a gentleman of ample
means and leisure, a zealous Christian,
and.we are sure will fill the requirements
of the position with honor.
RICH DEPOSITS of bituminous coal,
nearly equal to tint found in the mines
of this neighborhood, have been dis
covered at several points on the line of
the Union Pacific Railway, and in the
heart of,the ROcky.Mountaina There is
no telling how rich in mineral resources
• Abet hitherto unknown and unexplored
regiOn of our Continent will prove, when
• its_development properly commences.
-Tin Butler murder trial which has oc
cupied much of our space during the past
ten days, was brought to a close on Batur
day, the jury finding the prisoner, Um.
- guilty of the . highest grade of homicide.
It:: is not improbiblq that a new
trial will be granted the prisoner,
and that he may escape a second convic-
i THE Pittaburgh ; Post says, of the ex
isting bridge obstructions to the naviga
tion of the _Ohio, that they are built of
perishable materials, which the Company
proposes ultimately to replace with an
iron structure. , The Post adds:
"If so, it would be no more than even
handed iustice, and no retrospective ex
ercise of the court's power, to order them
to conform to what has been for years
the law of the land. The casualties of
the last week on the Ohio demand it."
Tan uutiority of our , Supreme Judges
have been politically known as Republi
cans, -not Democrats, as inadvertently
stated on Saturday. We hasten to cor-
rect our own error on that pcdnt. In the
same connection, it is proper, to remark
that the act of one Nisi Prins Judge, in
overturning the rulings of another made
at the preceding term, has no other public
importance than as encouraging the hope
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that the conflict otopinicm may ensu re an
ultimate decision by the full bench upon
the contested , questions.
THE official Treastui statement shows
a demise of the public debt, during
April{-of snarly six and half millions. Of
-the , .524,009,000 due for Interest May ist,
, . upwards of $8,000,000 has been paid in
adiance, the Treasury securing a propor:
tional rebate. Bads greater stringency
been felt in financial circles, during the
month, a much larger demand; in this
way, would have been made upon the ,
idle cash 'in the Secretary's hands. The
use already made of this
,resource, by the
creditors, is a significant indication
of the extent to which these funds may be
utilized; In an emergency, and abund.
• - Mitlyimstains the Treasury policy.
7 - r • !pot action of Assquior WigiSTElly Of .
Tori—in holding baikerallable, as
e,,,,;stichiio the tax of ono4vrenty4 ou rth
, • one per cent. per month upon so much of
the money employed by them in the bust•
• „Jr
nos of banking as is borrowed from
day to day, or for a longer period—has
baen sustained by Commissioner tin-
LANO. All banking capital is held to be
subject to tax, whether permanent or bor
rowed for any length of time whatever.
This piling has been stoutly Opposed by
the private banking firms of the country.
Its effects will be largely beneficial to the
public revenues, and, moreover, are like
ly to check certain • practices of Wall
street, which have not been favorable to
the financial interests of baslifess circles
generally. .
Ma. Homo! GREFELY prints a card, in
his New York Tribune, collecting
roneous report that a chaige had been
made in the management of that journal.
Mr, YOUNG remains at his -post. Mr.
Grunnatilhrds nothing in the recent pub
lications,which may justly impair the con.
fidence of his associates in the gentleman
who has been assailed, but insists thatthe
charge involving treachery to the Ass°,
elated Press ought to be fully investigated,
suspending, .for that purpose, his own
judgment thereon. It is stated that libel
'suits are to be instituted against all jour
nals which copied the original scandal
from the New York Bun. But few West
ern journals reprinted the full text of the
publication; but the synopsis, which was
prepared and'telegraphed by the Asso
ciated Press agent in New York, has ap
peared in probably every newspaper in
the country which regularly receives
news thiough that channel. In this con
nection, l a Philadelphia journal charges
that the New York agent of the Associa
tion is a-personal enemy of Mr. YOLnio,
and that he has availed himself of his offi
cial position to gratify his inimical feel
ing.> This charge has enough of plausi
bility .to entitle •it to a hearing in the
pfoper quarters, and we commend it to
the attention of the Executive Committee
of the Western Press.
England makes a peremptory demand
upon the Cuban authorities for the re
lease of the Mary Lowell, an American
Vessel seized by those authorities in Brit
ish waters, and In violation of the British
sovereignty, which was at the moment
responsible for her protection. This de
mand also includes such other reparation
as justice requires. ' The vessel has been
already condemned by the Spanish Ad
miralty as a lawfal prize—that verdict
standing upon the fact that her cargo con
sisted of war material, understood to be
for the insurgent use—so that
the position cannot fail to embar
rass the Cuban government. But the
violation of her sovereignty, of which
England complains; was flagrant, and
could not be submitted to, even without
that American demand, for the enforce
ment of the English . maratime-law,
which rests at the foundation of this
case. It is satisfactory to perceive the
promptitude and vigor with which the
affair is taken up at London, and which
will be fully sustained in the West In
dian waters, in securing, in any event,
the redress thus insisted on.
The English press comment upon the
rejection of the Alabama treaty, and
upon the accompanying speech of Mr.
Smarm, with a freedom of criticism
which was naturally to be expected.
They are quite willing to await Mr.
Mcrrixy's arrival, and to listen to his pro
positions courteously, but all the journals
are agreed that the American ultimatum,
if substantially in accord with our Sena
tor's positions, will not deserve the con
sideration of an hour.
The cable also supplies us with what
purports to be a synopsis of the Ministe
rial deliberations. It is noticeable that
the Premier, GLADSTONE, expressed confi
dence that American diplomacy would
not insist upon the extreme views pre
sented by our Senator, bat would meet
England upon fair and reasonable terms.
Lord CLARENDON held a similar opinion,
and avowed his faith in the efficacy of
friendly negotiations for tae final adjust
ment of the controversy.
It is 'apparent that popular feeling in
Great Britain inclines to look upon the
American claim as aggreiiive, and to re
sist it as such, and not because of its in
trinsic Injustice. John Bull, when con•
fessedly in the wrong, would rather fight
than submit to be bullied. He will see
that his newspapers ildicule our 'claims
as unreasonable, and humiliating to the
English pride, and it will need but
a very , little time to get the, back of the .
British lion into its most pugnacious
curve. It will be quite as well as we
need expect, if the national sentiment
does not turn out strong enough to
control Ministers, and force their Gov
ernmsut "into an attitude much less
friendly tuward America than their
present judgment indicates. Public
opinion is a power in this country, but
it is an element of at least equal
strength in Great Britain. Upon this
question, the crisis of excitement has
passed by in popular feeling here, but it
is just setting in on the other side , of the
It is quite probable that Mr. MOTLEIT
will be instructed not to reopen negotia
tions for the settlement of the Alabama
claims. With an official announcement
of the opinions which his own govern
. menCentertains, our Minister will refrain,
it is believed, from further discussions; at
all events, be will take the Initiative in no
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arrangement We stein no naste, In this
matter. Utile British public would have
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time to bedorde cool, therigin Ip►ve as much
allthey wish for. In due time, after the
popular excitements, on either side, have
passed away, the questions at issue will
be again taken up, and with better sac:
Our sympathizers with the Cuban in
surgents are encouraged by a transient
gleam of light in the direction of Mexico,
which recognizes the belligerent rights of
the rebels. There Is not much in this.
It is true that Mexico, although an other
wise - insignificant figure in the great
finally of nations, is still a nation, with
all the nominal prerogatives of an inde
pendent, and established sovereignty.
This recognition was equally within her
discretion and her authority. Bnt she
has no . marine. Her flag is never Been in
the Gulf, or ur•on the seas. This recog
nition leaves her still neutral; she takes
by it no part in the - existing hostilities, be
yond the simple acknowledgment 9f each
of the two flags as equally entitled to their
legitimate freedom of the seas. But
neither of them may establish prize
courts in her ports; neither of them may
make her neutrality a cover for ally new
form of 'Warfare against the other. Un
less Mexico goes yet farther, in her old
hatred for Spain, and allies herself with
the rebels, which would be war for her
self also, she cannot suffer her neutral
flag to be prostituted for letters of marque,
or exhibit her sympathies by- any overt
act whatever. All that the insurgents
have really gained. is the sufferance of
their own flag, flying over their own
shipping in the Mexican harbors. Of
course, no obstacles are likely to be put,
by her officials, in the way of shipments
of warlike material for rebel use, but in
that sufferance she will risk the forfeiture
of her own neutrality, for, if persisted in
after remonstrance, it will be a good
sous bells for Spain, whose navy is ample
to blockadeher porta. The Juarez gov
eminent has little inclination, and less
ability, to support an unnecessary war,
and will therefore, we think, abstain from
every overt act of hostility, even against
the hated Spaniards. Hence, the Cubans,
who have not yet one seaport of her own,
need expect but little of substantial bene
fit from this recognition.
Again. come rumors from Washing
ton, that the Administration in
clines to follow the Mexican lead,
by supporting the rebels with
our own more potential recognition. It
is even declared that this step is already
resolved upon, and is to be speedily taken.
It is also announced that a recent order,
front the President, for the sale of our
surplus war material to any applicants
therefor, is issued expressly in the insur
gent interest. Neither of these reports is
worthy of belief. We have a surplus of
war material, at the command of any
cash purchaser. Its removal from our
coast, in violation of our own obligations
to a friendly power, is prohibited by law,
and therefore quite another affair. It
world equally be prohibited by the same
lawS, even if we were to recognize the
rebels as belligerents. Neutrality would
then\ forbid us to afford, to either party,
such nuiterial aid.
Tlie Administration has no official
knowledge of the existing insurrection.
It is thus far considered, in the diplomacY
of the two nations, as a riotous resistance
to a legitimate authority. It is in this
way that Spain chooses to avoid the em
barrassments which our own recognition
of the Southern rebellion brought upon
our Government, eight years since.
Whether it would be wiser for the Span
ish Government to recognize the Cubans
as insurgents, and to pat all other powers
upon their just neutral responsibilities, is
a question which is likely to be
determined by the events. Until
then, our Adminisiration must ig
nore the insurrection as politically
a fact, or take along and most decisive
step toward the interruptiOn of friendly
relations with Spain. Such a step has
been, and still is, most improbable. Any
existing difficulties in the maintenance of
a strictly neutral position, try the Ameri
can government, 'between Spain and her
colonial subjects;' would be immeasurably
increased by our recognition athe rebels.
The President will not multiply his
barrasaments in that way, unless he pro
poses to go still farther, in a direction
which the National sentiment cannot
It is rumored that dispatches, recently
received from our Minister in Mexico,
cover a proposal from that Government
to cede the two provinces of Sonora and
Sinaloa to the United States for a fixed
money consideration. A special meeting
of the Cabinet was held on Friday after
noon. the. President summoning' the at
tendance of such Secretaries as were then
away from the city. It was then sup
posed that the subject for Cabinet consid
eration would be the nature of instruc
tions to be given to Minister Motley, but
it is now thought that the Mexican propo
sition occupied the meeting. In either
event, none of the conclusions reached in
the council Inive yet transpired.
These Mexican priminces would con
stitute, in respect of their vast mineral
wealth, a desirable acquisition to the ter
ritory of this Bepublic. But their gen
graphical position is so peculiar as to, ex-
elude the idea of the annexation ol" these
provinces alone . Skirting the astern
coast of the Gulf of California with a
narrow strip of territory, of a <width lrgt•
,rylng from one hundred and, 114 y to Dior
hundred miles, east and west, and more
than fifteen hundred miles in length,
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north and south, and hemnied
in on the ^stern border, :for
that distance, by. the Mexican States of
Chihuahua and Durango, these States
are .confronted by the Gulf and, beyond
that, by the Mexican peninsula of LoWer
California. The States of Durango, Chi
huahua and Coahuila are interposed be
tween Sonora and Sinoloa, on the West,
and Texas on the East. Against the an
nexation of an area thus situated, there
appear the strongest political and mili
tary objections. Indeed, such annexa
tion would necessarily involve the speedy
absorption of the three other Mexican
States which now cut them off from our
present Texian border. Nor could Mex
ico hold the peninsula west of the Gitlf
for any length of time.
It is probable that if Mexico propoies
any cession of her present territory what
ever, it includes the States of Sonora and
Chihuahua alone, or perhaps the peninsula
also. Such a re-arrangement of bounda
ries Would conveniently round out the
northern possessions of the neighboring
Republic, and would give to us the con
trol of nearly all of that vast area stretch
ing due west from Texas to the Pacific
Annexation in that direction, and with
a just regard to the geographical relations
of the two nations, is much better worth
our while,-than anything to be found in
the Caribbean Sea. In the first case, we
should render our imperial territory solid,
compact, defensible, and sweeping the
continent clear from the Gulf of Mexico
to the Western Ocean. The construc
tion of the Southern line of trans-conti
nental railway would at once follow, and
the mineral resources of the new .terri
tories—which are very inadequately
known, but of which we know enough
to warrant the belief that they
are practically inexhaustible, when
thoroughly developed by the energy and
skill of our countrymen—would, in' a
very few years, repay all the outlays of
the nation and of individuals.
Mexico is to-day, as she has been since
the expulsion of the French ir.vaders,
enjoying an unusual exemption from do
mestic commotion. President Joann
holds the Government with a arm and
steady hand, and, on the whole, as ;ft
seems, over a people more contented
And obedient to authority than Mexico
has knoirn since Santa Anna's paimiest
days. But his treasury is empty, and he
looks in vain, for resources, to a people
whose agriarlture is limited to the sim-
ple procurement of their own subsistence,
—an easy matter in that clintate—who
have no mannactures adequate even for
similar domestic necessities, and whose
mining interests, once fruitful of the
precious metals for the commerce
of the world, have dwindled into
an absolute insignificance. Burthened
with vast public debts and altogether
without means to discharge them, the
government supplies its current necessi-
ties by forced contributions and arbitrary
impositions of every sort upon the people.
It is not, then, surprising that the old pro
ject of a territorial sale to this powerful
and wealthy Republic of the North
should be again revived, but it will
be a novel experience for Mexico
if this project be now connet
mated, with the consent of a people which
has ever iealously resisted all shallot
propositions. If Juarez seriously contem
plates it, and shall succeed in carrying :it
through, he will not only find us willing
customers, but he will exhibit to the
world a most convincing proof that his
power has a substantial hold upon the
loyalty of his own countrymen.
Washington Items.
It is Understood Mr. Grinnell has
titled Secretary Boutwell of his intention
to vacate the New York Collectorship, as
he Ands his duties too hard.
The. Mexican proposition comes in the
form of a protocol for a treaty. It has
been negotiated principally by Senor
Romero, the Secretary of the Treasury of
Mexico, and former Mexican Minister to
Washington. tit is understood that the
Administration decided nothing Saturday.
k jk moverrient is on foot to have the
Means Committee to go to
Canada 'this summer and negotiate a new
reciprocity treaty for the exchange of ag
ricultural products, bitumino us coal be
ing termed an agricultural production.
The Committee will have to draw ten
thousand dollars to pay their traveling
expenses, etc,
The statement that the President will
suspend Hon. James Ashley from
the Governorship of Montana Territory,is
simply ridiculous. He can, of course,
remove him by appointing another per
son, subject to the approval of the Senate,
but he does not intend to do anything of
the kind. - "
The Navy Department is already ma
king preparations for the taking of the ob.
nervation of the eclipse of the sun in Au
gust, and has directed the Commander of
the Asiatic Squadron to meet Prof. Cain,
superintendent of the nautical shame,
and two companions, at Yokohonux,
pan, by the first of July, from which
point they will call for Siberia. . Prof.
Coffin has decided to select either Ok
haltsk or Pensjinsk, in Siberia, and Nor
ton Sound, Alaska, as the most favorable
positions for observing the eclipse. The
naval appropriation bill, which passed at
the last Congress, appropriates $5,000 for:
the purpose alluded to.
inst., the work of breaking the 4, big
landing" was commenced. The Journal
says this landing is probably' the largest
in the world. The bank from top to
water's edge is about one hundred feet,
It is about a hundred rods long and con
tains' Over , eight million feet of logs.
Great pane were taken' in Petting the
loiis in, so that t were they no heavier
than - maw could-easily handles they
coed not ' tecliiekeg- any Closer. It ts
one , Viat eleiely peeked loglteafh seventy, -
Ste feet high, ten rods wide and one bun
dual Mainz , !
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The Alabama Claims—Comments or the
English Pressen Mr. SumnerPaspeech.
The London papers open their editorial
pages with comments on the speech lately
delivered by Mr. Sumner on the subject
of the Alabama claims, and the relations
generally existing between Great Britain
and America. The writers suppress the
text of the speech, however. ; •
The &an John Bright's organ, says:
The claims of Sumner are so new and
startling E ao vaguely put that they must
be regarded simply as enormous, and
'withal so unexpected that if they convey
merely the shadow of his instructions to
Minister Motley, he will come to the Eng
lish metropolis in a very different official
guise from that under which Minister
Johnson arrived.
The Star deplores the rejection by Eng
land of the early evertures made by ex-
Minister Adams for the settlement of this
question. President Grant, Is not, it is
said, a whole-soul lover of peace, as was
Lincoln. He has intense determination
of character, but is a western man with
ont that natural genius which. character
ized Lincoln, who instead of reading had
actual experience of the world. Presi
dent Grant has no training either as a
lawyer or politician. He is intensely
American, and the entire world is ac
quainted with his resolution of purpose.
After defending England from the
charge of general sympathy with the
Confederation, the writer confesses that
the escape of the Alabama from England
was both deplorable and disgraceful,
forming the worst precedent Great Brit
ain could establish for the future in such
like contingencies.
The Star expresses, however, its amaze
ment at the character of Mr. Sumner's
demand for reparation. If Mr. Motley's
instructions are couched in a similar
spirit, his mission will be fruitless, as the
extravagance in the propositions will
strike the public at once. Every one
knows how anxious the British people
are to deal fairly on the subject, but
justly considers that if her concessions
I are to be merely used as stand points'for
further, and at present, unreasonable de
mands, England must carefully consider
the position, lest by yielding unadvisedly,
she should establish a worse precedent
than that of burning ships on the high
seas, by admitting a discussion of the de
mands as utterly untenable, and which
ought to be resisted. •
The Times designates the estimates of
the American damages put forth by Mr.
Sumner as porteutious ' ' as it hastalrady
reached £ 422,000,000 , and may in the
future embrace the possible earnings of
all the soldiers drawn from the fields of
productive labor by the war. The speech,
it adds, is worthy of Mr. Sumner, and
deserves alit impartial:consideration. He
*ante, however, something more than
national reparation from England, asking
for contrition and public humiliation.
Treaties of peace, however, dictated by
conquerors at the'head of armies, are
found to be unencumbered by such
expressions. An ackuowledginent of
moral 'liability for these claims,-made .
beforehand, would prejudge the , contro
versy and stultify the proposed settlement.
In the event of an arbitration, the
court declaring England not liable to pay
.damages, would her apology be taken
back? The views taken by Mr. Sumner's.
arguments on these points is puerile, un
reasonable and unstatesmtudike.
The Times argues that the concession
of belligerent rights to the South was a
simple act, and in fact not, dependent on
the Union blockade, for ad there not
been a blockade it would not have altered
the case to any appreciable degree. Mr.
Sumner makes, it is said, no complaint
against France, although Napoleon was
desirous of recognizing the independence
of the Southern Confederation. It is al
leged that though England is held forth
as the only foreign power implacably hos
tile to America, it is not too much to say,
that at one moment during the war the
fate of the American Union depended on
the voice of England, whose sword
thrown into the scale would have al
tered the result. She declined the con
test, and it evinces a degree of unfair
ness, bordering on infatuation, to leave
this consideration out of account. It is
the common practice with Americanjour
nalists and pollgclans to vil li fy England,
and the protecdve tariff plan is popular
with them, merely as likely to inflict an
injury on Great Britain. Let atonement
be made for the insulting language by in
, dividuals, and it will be seen whether
England and America, by a retrospective
verdict of public opinion, will continue
the cultivation of that mutual respect
which is as necessary as in the private
relations of life. Notions, in such, only
deal in overt acts, and these constitute
merely possible subjects - I'os pecuniary
compensation. -,.... ..
The. Standard, Tory o BRA: The
English people now know what-Mr. Mot
ley will have to aim at in his efforts to
arrrange the Alabama .claims on a basis
now wasted away. In, some respects '
good will ensue from the candor which
the American Senate displays. Formerly
the danger was that England *mild step
beyond a due regard for national honor
and dignity and allow the claims; but now,
when the demand haa assumed its present
proportions, they will feel assured that,
even with John Bright, in the Cabinet,
they are safe from the chance of dis
graceful capitulation. The American
claim can hardly. be described in se
rious language, and its terms do not
excite indignation. They might as well
argue against a proposal for American
troops to hold the Tower of London as a
material guarantee, or that the Prince of
Wales should be sent to Washington and
Placed in the hands of the Federal au
thorities as a hostage for England's good
- behavior n the future. The policy, of
England n this subject is no longer an,
open qu on .: - America has formely re
corded her resolution that there shall be
no settleri.ent of the Alabama claims; in
short that England shall surrender at dis
cretion and submit to any punishment
which thUnited States Senate id its su
premacy ver the affairs of the world may
choose to inflict. In other words, she
has decid that the Alabama claims shall
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not be amicably settled whatever may
ensue. The interval at the present day
is long between national hatred and.
bombardment. It ,is useless to ignore ,
and dangerous to f/Piget that the feeling
in America is one',f intense and unmiti.
gated hatred towa rd Great Britain, and
that war withEnglitid would be regar.
dod as a national,luttry, but expensive.
England has not Only admitted that suck
a war *mid be esOnsive but deplorable.
Under the circumstances, it .18
the Americans will elect to keep the Ala
bama claims in reserVe, and swot their
opportunity for revenge more. cheaply.
War is not an agreeable solution though
involving danger zither than dishonor,l
audit may be better tpt any: maw
meat;which the prese t adminlarition
In Landon may have e l if the se
T.: t
• Act,,A,
of the American Senate was less ridicu
Mr. Sumner's speech created an intense
excitement in political circles. At the
Cabinet meeting yesterday the subject of
the speech was informally discussed. Mr.
Bright declared the embarrassment which
the puldthation produced served Buglaud
verrproperly, but agreed not to consent
to entertain the terms of settlement fore.
shadowed by Mr. Sumner.
Mr. Clarendon expressed belief that
the actual negotiations going on bet Ween
the two countries on the subject were of
a far less extreme character than ..the
speech of American Senators, or ' the -
articles in the publicepress. He hoped to
find Mr. Motley as courteous as Mr. Jena
son, and the present administration "'wee,
eager fora lasting continuance of friendly
.relations with the United States.
Gladstone professes to have hood
asatu'ance from reliable quartera tints the
recent rejection of the treaty.on this sub
ject by • the American Legislature was
purely a political movement. The pres
ent AdministrStion will endeavor to settle
the Alabama question on liberal BM hon
orable terms.
Outside,the tone of the English people
is anti -American, and more so since
having read only thepartial publication
of Mr. Stuxuaeris argument.
It is not tools that make the workman,
but the trained skill and preset eranee of
the man hiniself. Indeed, it is proverbial
that bad workmen never yet had good
tools. A student once asked a great artist
by what wonderful process he' mixed his
colors. "I mix them with my brains,
sir," was his reply. It is the same with
every workman who would excel. Fer
ris= Made a wonderful thing—his wood
en clock, that ; accurately measured the
hours—by a common penknife, a tool in
everybody's hand, but then everybody is
not a FergusonA pan of water and two-.
thermometers were the tools by which .
Dr. Black dis Covered latent heat. A
prism, a lens and a sheet of pasteboard
enabled unfold the composi
tion of light, and the origin of color. An
eminent foreign savant once called Upon
Dr. Wollaston and requested to be shown
over the laboratories in which science had
been enriched by so many important, dis
coveries. The Doctor took him into a little
studio, and pointing to an old tea tray on
the table, containing stew watch-glasses,
teat-papas, a small balance and a blow
pipe, said: "This is all the laboratory I
have." Stothard learned the art of com
bining colors by closely studying butter- ;
flies' wings. He would often say that no
one knew how mach he owed these tiny.' .
insects. A. burnt stick and a barn door ,
served Wilkie in lieu of pencil and can
vass. Bewick first prat drawing on
the cottaae walls'of his native village,
which he covered with hie sketches in
chalk; and Benjamin West made his first
brushes out of a'cat's tail. Ferguson laid
himself down in the fields at night in a
blanket and made a map of the heavenly
bodies, by means of a thread with small
beads on it, stretched betireen his eyes
and the stars. Franklin first robbed the
thunder-cloud of its lightning by means
of a kite made with two cross-sticks ands
silk handkerchief. Watt made his first '
imodel of the condensingsteam engine outt
of an old anatomist's syringe,. used to in
ject the arteries previous to 'dissection.
Gifford worked his first problem in math-,
ematica, when he was a cobbler's appren
tice, upon small scraps of leather, which
he beat smooth for the purpose; while
Rittenhouse, the astronomer, first calcu
lated the eclipse on his plow handles.—
American Artisan.
Dr. Revser's Blood Searcher is the ,best. It isf
computedthat% tuan's system undergoes three
Miles a year, that is every feu months, a realest
and thorough change, that la, that at the end of
that time nothing remains in the syctem of the
material of which It was composed before that
time. The eliminating organs carry out the
worn.out and used.up material, and new Matter
is made to take tU place laud carry on the work
ings of the human organism.' 'The cesst of four
months treatment in this way would ' not at the t
outside be more than ten dollars, said frequently«
the functions of life have as activity and vigor , :
i mparted sufficient te renew them by the nseof
one bottle, costirg only one dollar. No organ of
the body but will be beneetted by such a process.
The liver, the stomach, the kidners, the skis.
the lunge, are all, as it wire, =de over again
by the impetus given to the stomach .and" diges
tive systeM—old and mit:rated people whose
systems had begun to languish and decay. have I
been restored by DR. KETONE'S BLOOD I
SEARCHER to youthful health and Tiger.
Especially is this medicine suitable at this
uason of the year, when the dormant
powers of life, like all the rest or nature are
emerging from the chilling and torpid state •
usual to the cold. and wintry months. We
know ion , well that all advertised medicines are
apt to be regarded as useless and migratory, but
feel perfectly secure in the, promise that tt must
do good. Country merchants and those who sup-
ply others with needful things for their wanta ,
cannot center a greater service than to keep a ,
few bottles of tole valuable medicise on their
shelves to supply their wants. Dr. Keyser will
take back every half duen that remains unsold.
It at the saute , time affords the merchant a'
good profit. and to those who need It, it is of
more value than silver and gold, for what can be
of more value to man than a medicine which car
ries health and life toile suffering invalid?
We earnestly entreat aU wLo read this to try
one bottle of Dr. Geyser's Blood Searcher ltthey
need such a medicine, and we will suirantee sat
!traction. In order, however, not t 6 be disay.
pointed, let them bny none but that whichbas Dr•
Xevier , s name over the cork and blown In the
bottle. and le that way the Doctor will bold his•
selfresponsible Air Its reimlts when the dliectiona
are closely foliowed.
Nth 160 PENN MIST. PROM 10' 6. M.
trberit. *P. M.
Rules the mass of the people , whatever the mla.,
named and mlumthroplc phUosophers may say to
toe contrary. Eh°, them a good thing, let its
merits be clearly denzonitratee, and they will not
hesitate to give It their most cordial patronage.
The masses hive already ratified the judgment of
a physician concerning the virtues of HOSTET
TER'S EITTEMS, as may be seen in the immense
quantities of this medicine that are annually sold
in every section of the laud. It is now recognized
as greatly superior to aU other remedies yet de
shied for diseases of the digestive urgarta. such as
diarrhoea: dysentery, dyspepsia, and for the va.
Mons fevers that arise from the derangement of
ftro..e portion, of the system. Hottetter's name
is rapidly becoming - a household word. from
Maine to Texas, from ter scores of the Atlantic
to the Pacific. These celebrateci• STOMACH
BITTERS have doubtless creatro, as much sensa
t.on in the community fur their remarkable cures
as any other medioine est Ant. It . tsafactthatin
the minds of many persona a prejudice exists
*Must what are called patent:medicines: but
.why should tills prevent your resetting to an ar
itele that has such an array of testimony to
Physicians presorlbe4t; why-should you di card
it? - Judges, usnallg. considered of' talent.
Let their N' should
isfeject ii? nOt Your Dreiudlee ukarp yotir
mum, to thrlasuag Minty of rum' hth.
tharanly preparation orthe lune int isre
newels au °sped. end it is therefore worthy of
' the consideration of tlevallietea "ft. iIiIITTXRB
are pleasant to the taste, agreeable in their et
, recta, and altoneM d. er 111311111/10 se tonic or ream.
dy Ear indigeette
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The Tools of Great Workmen.