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I Order trom Commissioner. of Indian Af
ran—military Mattera,-Affatra tit Rau
-1 sas—Revenue DecL4ona—tiono of !Teta.
petanie—Rcallittute.e of the Revenue In
• North Carolina—News. from Cubs.
By Tel( graph to the Pit . tebanth tiaxerte.ll
• WASALICGTON June 12, 1869.
; *ma* Oltr.En. •
The Commissioner of Indian Affairs
I has directed that Indians who fall or re-
I fuse toot's:l)B46,4nd locate in permanent
aboffer` upon reservations will be sub
; ject wholly to the control and snpervis
; ion of the military authorities, who, as
circumstances,May jitstifY, will at their
discretion treat them as friendly or hos
tile. Care will he taken. to `inform
the Indians clatutingio be friendly that
f they must not violate the laws of the
United States by acts of murder, theft or
robbery, that for such crimps the tribes
f- will be held responsible, and that annul
i. ties will be withheld until.the o ff enders
z are delivered up by them to be properly
punished. Applications :or the use of
'the military against unlawful members
to of any friendly tribe will not be granted,
unless-the determination to commit out rages lid too strong and the otitnntnation
too great for Superintendents and Agents
to subdue them with means at their
I command. Presents of goods or pro
f visions will not be given to roving Indi
ans qr 7ttdiana in hostility to the Govern
,: ment, but when they come upend locate
on a reservation with a view of becom
ing friends to the Government and
tivating the arts and habits of civilized
2 life, every assistance practicable in the
way of clothing, provisions, dtc., agricul
tural implements may be given them.
' „MILITARy GAZETTE.,
Colonel 0. A. Mack, Aid to the Secre
; tary of War, Vice General Palouse, will
5 assume his duties at the War Depart
ntent oh Monday. Secretary Rawlins
will be 'absent from the city about ten
5 days. 1
.Brevi i Major Geheral S, S. Carroll has
been re red with , full rank of Major
iThe Secretary of War has decided that
the unetecuted sentence of the General
Court artiai of August' Btb, 1864, cli-
I rectfbg private John Ford, of Co. C. 20tn
Illinoislfolunteers; to be imPrisontsi for
• life "at 4and labor, be remitted. Ford
' was convicted for killing John Fitz
gerald, thember Co. G, 124th Illinois Vol
-1 unteers,'at Biackwater,Miss.
• l Brevet Major General Emory having
declined the appointment of Governor of
the Solders ' Rome„the Offi dfil ' order of
A the Wa Department assigning "him to
that dut has been revoked.
s 'i An er has just been issued by, the
Secretary of War directing all enlisted
men of the Government service detailed
for duty as clerks, and all other clerks
~ in the ar Department and Bureaus not
.4 autho • by law, be discharged on the
( 16th inst., with leave of absence for one
month. By this order between three and
four dred men who receive a com
pensation of nearly one hundred dollars
per mouth will be discharged.
. 1 REVENUE DECISION.
COcruldssioner Delano has made a de.
claim upon a question submitted• to him
by the Board of Brokers of New York as
to their liability to pay a tax of one-twen
tieth of one per cent. upon sums received
by them• for negotiating sales. It is said
that he decides they are liable as
commission merchants on, all sales in
excess of 550,000 made by or for them at
the rate of one dollar on each one thon-
sand dollars, except those made by other
wholesale dealers who pay a tax as such
and Bell on oommission, and are conse
quently liable on sales made, through
commercial brokers; and that commer-
•cial brokers are also liable upon all sales
nekotiated by them at the rate of fifty
cents on each one thousand dollars, ex
cepting those made by or through an
Senator Boas and Mr. Reynolds, editor
of the Lawrence Journal, have been in
this city during the week past on busi
ness connected with affairs.- in Kin.
• sas. They have bad interview - a' with
President Grant, Secretary Rawlins \ and
General Sherman. The result of their
toi sal o n is thatorders have been prepared,
dressed to Generals Sheridan and
field, to treat all Indians of the four
rest reservations as hostile and proceed
against them accordingly, with a view to
the protection of citizens of Kansas and
elsewhere on the frontier. - r i
REVENUE CIRCULAR. . /.
Commissioner Delano has issued a dr
enter stating that no property seized by
any internal revenue officer will be re.
leased-by an order from the Commission
er until the officer who made the seizure
and the assessor and collector of the
district have reported the facts in the
case, with their recommendation, or had
ample opportunity to make such. ,report
SONS. OF TEMPERANCE.
The National Division of Smoot' Tem
. perms* of North America adjourned to
-1 day to meet in Newark, New Jersey,
1 next•year. A examinee o 1 three was sp.
pointed to prepare a memorial to Con
: grass asking the passage of a prohibit
, ory liquor law. The question of the ad-
. mission of colored members to subordi
nate cliviaionsWis considered. It as left
to State and Territorial Wand divisions.
A DEFYING Tun RivErni.
•„. 1 , The Bureau of Internal Revenue has
received authority from the War,Depirt
. I mut tn , tuae ' United States , troops" in
i North Ca rolina *hen necessary to carry
: out the I Internal ReVenne laws. This
. 1 grows out of the fact that there is a large
1 numberOf distilleries in that State, the
1 , proprietors of which continue to evade
the law and put Revenue officers at de-
' NEM! PROM CUBA.
Reports from Ceiba received here to
night state there have been several skir
f Wallin between the Spanish forces under
Gen. Lagoa and Cuban forces, which re
-1 suited in Gen—lassos being compelled to
fall back on Trinidad, where it is said be
await reinforcements. The Cubans
were preparing to follow up their success
and attack the Spanish forces.
8b0,1214 03e present military 'force •on
the frontier be inadepiate to promptly
quell or extinguish the difficulties with
Indians, authority will be conferred by .
Gen. &aloft.. to raise volunteers for
this purpose, and secure peace and tran
quility to the border.
WAR DEPARTMENT OLERKB,,
The Secretary of War, in reply tb a tel
egraph dispatch of Adjutant - General'
Townsend, has directed a suspension of
hie order for the ditiiiharge of clerks in
the War Detaitment until his ' return 'to .
Legality o f Confederation—Fantail;
Damagew—Proceeillnga In ParllameAi
—The San Juan (Weapon.
EtA,LINAX, June 12. 7 -in the Assembly
last night, - Attorney General Wilkins
moved ti resolution antholithig apiteal
to the English Courts to test the legality
of the Confederation. He ;,said that he
did not prop* that a delegation should
be sent to England, but: would prepare
the case and submit it to .eminbut. coun
sel. If.-tile _oPinion was faVnratile,:hit
would take steps to bring the question
involving the legality of the act_ befor before
the Courts. .
Messrs. Proof and Smith, two of the
delegates to Eogland, opposed the reek,-
lotion, on the ground that already emi
nent.counsel, Sir R. Palmer and Vernon
Harcourt, had said the act was legal.
Mr. Wilkins said the ease was not
placed before the counsel fairly, and Sir
Roundell Palmer was prejudiced against
After a ICing debate; in the course of
which annexatiousentimeuts,were freely
uttered, the question was taken. For
resolution 16, against 14.
Notice was given of a motion to re
scind the vote.
OTTAWA, June 12.—1 n the House of
Commons last night, Mr. Rose moved
the House go into Committee on reso
lutions respecting additional., subsidy to
Nova Scotia. Altera very lenathy-'de
bate the motion was lost on a division,
57 to 96.
The Governor General has submitted
to the House a copy of the correspon
dence between the Canadian delegate§ to
Lohdon and Lord Granville; relating to
the Island of San Juan. His Lordship
inlbrmed.the delegates he had ascertain
ed from Lard Clarendon that Mr. Sum
ner had been authorized by the Commit
tee of the U. S. Senate on Foreign Rela
tions to - make a report on the San Joan
Convention, and recommend that they.
should ' sanction its ratification by
the President. Her Majesty's Minis
ter at Washington was of the opinion that
no reason'existed why the report should
not be taken into consideration by the
Senateofinring the present session.
In rsply to the delegates' communica
tion respecting the losses and damages
sustained by the invasion of Canada by
Fenian% Earl Granville says, if a mixed
•Commisiflon was constituted for the set
tlement of British-Americala claimsf - due
notice mould be given. so all parties
might present claims.
The Militia Committee reports to' the
House the volunteer force of the Do-
Minion actually enrolled in 1868 to be
75,948; of the reserve militia there are hi
Ontario 31,532, Quebec 215,216, New.
Brunswick 55,622,, Nova Scotia 69,876. -
The - report on fortifications says that in
February last there were 54,200 breech
loaders in reserve and in store, 31,000
Snyder rifles, besides 25,000,000 rounds
of ammunition. Believing this in excess
of requirements, Mr. Cardwell Intends to
withdraw in autumn 25,000 rifles and 10,-
000,000 rounds of ammunition. The Im
perial Government are ofopinion that the
military and naval service must be large
HALIFAX, June M.—The House today
rescinded the - vote of yeaterday on Mr.
Wilkins' resolutiesis, conseqUentlY there
will be no appeal to English law and
courts as to confederation.
thinner to-Es-Governor Curim—Sympa
thette Note from the Czar of Ragsla.
(By Telegraph to the Pittsburgh liazette.l
PHILADELPICLA, Sane 13.—At the Cur
tin dinner last evening- Count Milano,
who responded to the toast of 4 g:tussle."
in view remarks, read the following :
To Count Bodisco, Charge D'Afirafre—
SIB: The sympathies of our august sover
eign towards the American people and
for their destinies are too active and too
sincere to permit His Majesty not once
again to•experience a desire to express
them on the advent of General Grant to
the Presidency of the Federal Union.
By order of the Emperor you are in
structed to become the interpreter of
these sentiments near the President.
The services which General .Grant has
rendered to his country under such cir
cumstances warrant auspicious an
gurfee of the future and of the great
work, to which he had the
glory to contribute In a _manner so
efficient. This work of pacification
and of national prosperity has not
met with, and will, not anywhere meet
with more cordial and more steadfast
sympathy than In Russia. •
Czar of Russia.
The Board of Directors of the Uaion
League; willgive a dinner to Ex-Gov.
Curtin and suite on Monday afternoon at
the League Hours.
The joint Committee of City Couneils
on the Reception of Governor Curtin
have "procured a special car from the
Pennsylvania Railroad Company, and,
with Mayor Fox, will aceompanyhtm to.
New York on Wednesday. Homily for:
Europe on Thursday.
l♦tliltaiy Commission Trial In filiesksippL
(By Telegraph to the Ptttsburgkillasette.)
JACKSO2I4 June 12.--The Military Com
mission in the ones of Yerger 'is prwres
slug slowly. The right of Gen. Granger,
President of the Commission, to sit, on
the case was challenged by- the defense,
on the ground that he had- formed an
opinion as to the guilt of the prisoner.,
The defense argued that; the rules gov
erning juries In civil':metes govern sloe
the Commission. The challenge was
sustained, and Gen. Granger withdrew.
Gen. Swift Is now President. The• de
fence thereon entered a plea to the juris
diction of the Commission, on the ground
that , Yerger being a citizen and had
never been in the army or navy United
States, the offence is against the lamg or
the Constitution of the United States;
he could not be tried except by indict
ment by the Grand Jury, and that ~the
Commission has not the right to try him
except, on such indieurient.
ra iwrw r ivw7lMMlNTllMlllnr I / MENEM
POUR O'CIACIE, A.. M.
NEWS ,BY VABLE.
The Disorder in , Parr Subshling—lmm.
' menial Tory:Demonstrationsln England
—Destructive Cyclone at Calcutta--
Grent Republican Meeting at Cord°.
via, Spain—Collision between •the
People and the lifilltary—Mentpensier
(By Teleg ph to ti l'itiissrah oasette.:l
~ !AFRAISCE. , , '
PARIS., tine 12.—The tumults In, the .
streets' nthine. The cavalry iparaded
all night 'but met-no opposition. Arrests
Still continue. The streets have booth:be
more tranquil, but strong •detachments
of military were posted in convenient
places to prevent an outbreak. When
the Emperor and Empress drove through
Montmartre yesterday they were en
LONDVN, June 12:-The . 1 Times has an
editorial on the .state _of affairs in Faris.
It says the crowds whichidemolished
Klosques axing:Abe Marseilles hymn at
midnight. It is not their political power
that is to be feared, but we must remem
ber that it Is a longtime since a crowd
has disturbed the peace orParis. - The
phenomena is worthy of attention, coat:
log, as it does, after an election which
gave nearly halt the votes of,.the coon
uiy to the 6pnosition party. i
The Nests says that Enrope must look
to an indefinite increasing of the mi
nority of the Corps Legislatif for a cessa
tion of tbe armed peace of France, which
is hardly less disastrous to the interests'
.of civilization than protracted war.
• PARIS, June 12.—About two hundred
arrests were made last night. The pop
ulace generally assisted the troops to pre
serve order, and the streets were clear
by one o'clock. No outrages • were com
Pattie,. June 12— Evenirty.—lshuaael
Pacha arrived here to-day.
--The following is officially promulgated
to-day: ""The recent disorders approach
a termination owing to the strength and
energy of public opinion." •
LONDON, June 13.-3 large : number of
arrests. were made in Paris yesterday,
but the tenor of the latest dispatches is
reassuring. They state confidence is re
turning. Up to midnight the public or
der remained undisturbed. The troops
patrolled the streets and were frequently
cheered by citizens_as they passed by. .
Lozinos, June 12.—The Tirsesin speak
ing of the position of the Lords- on the
Irish Church bill, says the Marquis of
Salisbury's anticipation of the situation
of the. Peers is now realized, and we are,
in a crisis, one of those. rare; great Coml.(
sions when the national mind is fully
developed. ',The Lords must defer to the .
country; otherwise the machinery of the
Government cannot be carriedon. Owing
to the fixed; 'unalterable Constitution,
the House of Peers_ must yield.
Dispatches from Calcutta. dated June
9th, state a severe cyclone has occurred
there and in the vicinity, doing great
damage to buildingi in the city and
shipping in the harbor. At last accounts
the cyclone was still raging.
LONDON, June 12—Evenin.—Iinmense
Tory demonstrations have been held
to-day in various parts of the kingdom.
At Manchester over twenty thous
and pergolas were present. Resolutions
Protesting against the, passige of the
Irish Church bill were passed, and a
monster petition, embodying the sub
stance of the resolutions, was sent to
Earl Derby for presentation to the House
of Lords. At I..ltnepool there were fifty
thousand .persons' present. : Speeches
were made by distinguished persons and
resolutions against the disestablishment
of the Irish Church were unanimously
Lf.;:comr, June 12—Evening.—Telegratna
from Paris report that city has been tran
quil throughout the day.
CORDOVA, Tune 11.—A great melting
of Republicans was held here to-day for
the Purpose 'or protesting agisimt a re
turn to monarchy. Deputies were prea
ent from "every' southern province,
Speeches of a revolutionary, character ,
were made. During the proceedings tho
Spanish flag was entwined in that of the
United States, and •the assemblage
shouted for America and General Grant.
About fifty thousand persons were pres
ent. While the meeting was in session
the military and civil guard interfered,
creating a panic. Many women and
children were trampled down, and sev
eral lives lest. The crowd then barri
caded. the streets, and there is danger of
a serious affray.
MADRID, Jane 13.—rd the Cortes yes
terday Navarre advocated theelection of
the Duke of Montpensier to the Throne,
and declared his preference for immed
iate and final action on the part of the
Cortes to that effect.
Marshal Prim defended the present
government of Mexico and announced
that diplomatic relations would soon be
renewed with President Juarez. •
The Duke of Moutpenster has entered
'spain and is now in Andalusia.
hiADRLD ; June la. —The army and navy
and civil magistrates throughout the
Kingdom are taking the oata to respect
and obey the new Constitution. • •
Duringthe debate on Mexico in the
- Cortes yesterday; la deputy stigmatized
,the Mexicans as cowards. General Prim
replied people who were able, to sustain
'themselves against invasion were not
• cowards;- - etUostized the Mexican 're
pfibilc, and tilled President Juarez the
great republican . Thia .was received
- ; :
Dusratcr, June .p.; : —The Deputies in the
Zolvereln Coogrges 'from .41atieti have
proposed that the various North German
Consuls represept the Southern Ger,man
States also. ' • ' • •
BERLIN, June 13.—The King of Prix&
aria, attended by Count Von 13istnarok,
has left Berlintat a tutu through Eadover.
lODINE new is.
LONDONDERRY, June 12.--The etead t .
ship North .America.. from, Qusheo,
pLytiourfr, Jane`lo4-lifi steamship
Alleotards, from , New , York June 11th,
arrived' this evening on Jun- way 40
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Address by Goy. Seuter to the People—
Debate Between the Rival Candidates
(By Telegraph to the Plttaburgb Gazette,l
Nitsavtra,s, June 12.—Gov. Fente
publishes .an address to the people o
Tennessee in the Prcss & Tires of this
morning. He states his 'Position relativ:
to removing the disabilities of citizens o
the State in the following language: ""On
this subject lam free to slay that in m •
judgment the time has come, and now
when the limitations and disabilities
which have found their way into our stat
ute books, as the result of the
war, shotid be abolished anarremoved
and the Privilege of the eleotive franchise
restored and extended so as to embrace
The mites of the adult poulation of the,
State. l , , ln.oth i words, I am in favor of '
- sti amending t a Conant two and laws
of the. State th t the pres nt lisfranchis-
Ing clauSe and provision shall be made
to disappear from, the same, and the
privilege of . the elective franchise made
to rest upon the facts and conditions of
the present instead of the past, and
upon the principle of impartiality,
of et. uality and ;ustice.- Disfranchisement
was adopted only as a temporary necee
sity, growing out of the needs and ass:
Lion of the time, and with no expectation '
that it would be long continued, and '
there can ho no reason for its further
continuance now, except in a sehish
partisan ambition to gain office, or a sel—
fish partisan fear of Laing it. Disfran
chisement necessarily produces restless-.
nese, discontent, and, as we have all seen.
engenders'animosities, discord and strife.
Enfranchisement will, in my opinion, heal
the animosities which have so long divi
ded our people, and bring concord, peace
and prospezity to the State, while at the.
came time It is most consonant with the
theory and principles of our Republican
form of - government and, with the de
clared - policy and purpose of the party
now in pciwar.;" '
He announces himself In favor of the
proposed Fifteenth' Amendment to the
Federal Constitution, and pledges him
self to fa or its ratification by the Legis
lature at its next session, and concludes
by saying he stands on the Chicago plat
form. ' .
The debate at Cleveland yesterday, be
tween Senter and Stokes, was looked to
with much interest._No new develop
ments were mad, and but little
feeling was manifested by the au
dience, which appeared to be equally
divided. Senter's friends are sahguine
and some of them' predict Stokes will
withdraw. until the candidates have
filled their appointments in East Tennes
see, closing on the sth of July, it will
not be safe to give an opinion as to the
final result at the. polls. Stokes' friends
feel the want of a newspaper orkan here,
and have determined to start one in a
Application was made to-day to Chan
cellor Smith by tea-payers for the ap
pointment of a prnimittee of old citi
em tataitecharge of the finances of the
city, in conjunction with S. F. Allen,
Chairman of the Finance Committee.
It Is hoped this movement will deliver
the city of its present embarrassment.
NEW YORK CITY.
r Ky Telegraph tcitike Plusburgb ehsette.3
NEW Yong,. June 12, 1869
The steamer Quaker City has again)
been - seized and libelled at the instance
of the Haytian Government..
In the new litigation against the Trini
ty Church corporation, now pending be
fore Judge Welton, one David °roes
beck charges the corporation has suffered
the Church to depart from the old faith
and made do efforts to prevent immoral
ity hnd vice In the city, in direct opposi
tion to the meaning of the original char
Twenty-four persons have mysteriously
disappeared from .this city within two
Twenty thousand stand of arms are
being shipped for the Turkish govern
ment,which is said to have also purchased
several ocean steamers here.
General Fretnont . was a passenger in
the Ville de Paris to.dav for Europe, as
were a large miunber of the members of
the French opera troupes.
Judge Blatchford, in a decision to day,
sustains the action of President Grant in
revoking the pardons of Jacob and
Moses Dupuyowhe will bo obliged to
serve out their tertns.in the penitentiary.
The steamer Teatonik from Ham-'
burg, has arrived.
The steamer Florida, which has,been
under surveillance at Philadelphia as a
supposed ,fillibuster craft, has heed re
leased under bonds and sailed for Boston.
A boy natned Wm. Crawford, residing
in Brooklyn, his been arrested for at
tempting to throw a . train on the Long
Island Railroad off the track by mis
placing a switch.
Vice President Colfax and party leave
here on Monday for a visit to the resi
dence of Hon. Thos. Cornell, up North
A Heavy Engagement at Puerto Padre
--Party of Filibusters Betrayed; bur , .
, prised and Capttired.
LBv Telerripb td the Plttaburgh Gazette."
BANANA. June 12.—Reports have been
teeeived of a severe engagement betwe'en
the government troops and insurrection
ists at Puerto Padre. The losses are
given at hundreds. Among those repor
.ted killed is Gren Marmot. Reliable in
formation, however, is wanting.
BANANA, June 13.—The reports of the
heavy engagement' at Puerto Padre are
confirmed. The Spaniards admit a loss
of sixty killed and estimate thatof the
Cubans at twelve hundred killed and
wounded., The insurgent General Mar
l:l2o'lva! illed in this hattle. The fol
lowing news has been received-from San
tiago De Cuba, and comes from Spanish
sources: - ,
A. schooner recently landed party of
one hundred filibusters at Puerto
sixty miles east of Santiago.. The ,
party. was betrayed by ita guide, who gaye,
infbrtuation of their landingto the officer
in command at Baracoa. The troePa of
the garrison marched Out and, corning
by with the filibusters, attacked ' them.
In the fight fifty of the latter were'
killed and the rest were taken prisoners.
The leader of the party was ahot on the
spot and the prisoners were laken to
Santiago for execution. All.the stores of
the expedition were captured, incimilng
two millions otelollars in unaigned revo,
lutionary cuirency, several hundred
rides arid. Wee or font' pies:Boof artillery
Arrangements for the Reception of Gen.
!Grant—The Peace J übllee.
r By Telegraph to thell'ltteburgh Gazette.]
BOSTON, June 12.—A special committee
of the city government will meet Presi
dent Grant at the depot on Wednesday
mortal*, and informally accompany him
to the St. James Hotel. After breakfast
ing, official calla will be made by Mayor
Shurtleff, on behalf of the city, and Gov.
Claflin and a committee of the Legisla
ture on behalf of the Commonwealth.
The pupils of the [Latin and. English high
schools will assemble in front of the St.
James and salute the President. During
f, t o
the forenoon the P esident will visit the
;twow branches of th Legislature at the
State House. 4n n he will review
several thousand tr ps on the Common,
under] cOmmand o Gen. B. F. Butler,
and in the afternoon he' will attend the
Peace Jubilee. Lientenant General Sher
map and other distinguished officers are
expected with the President.
This!, afternoon there was a very large
assemblage pre4ent to, witness a game of
ase tall-at Cambridge, between the Har
ard and Cincinnati clubs, in which the
incitinatians were t - lie victors. Score,
t irty;to eleven.
jBosToN, June 13.—There is an immense
influx,of visitors to attend the Peace Jct.
b!lee,crowding ftittl hotels, lodging houses,
Aikeets Qv. Several musical organi
nations from a dista ce have already ar
rived, one from Chi ago reaching the city
iiy th&•midnight t am last' night. All
such organizations re promptly escorted
to comfortable guar ers by the Commit
teet of Accommodat on Bureau. - .
The General Bal to be given in the
Colisitim, Thurada night, is attracting
much attention. _Lit promises tope a bril
Effnits will be made to induce Presi
dent Grant to remain over Thursday.
The week premisesto be an eventful one
in the history of the "hub."
Wagon Train Captured by Indians.
tisy Telegraph to thePlttstOtrgh Gazette. ]
SAN FRANCISCO,June 12.—Late Ari
zona at vices state that about three hun
dred Indians attacked a train of nine
wagona and eighty mules, laden with
Government stores fin.- Camp '3
,silxteen hours' rehistance the team
iters_Were joined by a smell force of aol
diers, but the Indians Compelled them to
labandlin the teams with a loss of three
inen killed and three wounded The
Indian Toss i, unknown. Soon after
Capturing the teams the Indians set fire
to the wagons and L destroyed them.
Their 'contents were veined at not less
than 820,000. Upon tne receipt of the
news it Tuscan troops were sent in pur
suit of, the Indians, nut their search was
A large party of savages made a de
scent upan a herd of two hundred cattle,'
belonging to a Frechman named La
Seard,l drove off the herders, and yap
tured J the entire lot. Only sufficient
trooplremained in Camp Gewell to gar
rison the post and no immediate pursuit
could be made. Unless greater military
protection is soon afforded, thesettlers of
the country will be abandoned to the In
Duel Between Virginia Editors.
(By Telegraph to the Pitteburzli Gesette.3
11.10,31450 ND Tune 13.—A duel was
fought on gatairday afternoon between
Capt. jM. E. Cameron, editor of the Pe
tersbtirg Index. Conservative, and Robert
W. Hughes, contributor to the Rich
moncilState Journal, Republican, in con-.
sequence of an article denouncing
Hughes. The fight took place in North
Carolina, sixteen miles from the Norfolk
and Petersburg Railroad, and the
weapons used were pistols. Cameron
was struck in the broast at the first fire,
the ball striking a rib and glancing.
Hughes demanded another fire, but the
Surgeons pronounced Cameron unable
to deliver another shot: Hughes then
declared-he was satisfied and the affair
ended. Cameron's wounds are severe
but not considered dangerous.
—The steamer Siberia, from Liverpool,
arrived at Boston Saturday,
—A j great fire at Georgetown, By., on.
Sunday, destroyed twenty-eight 'houses.,
—Alexander Li t Stevens has recovered
from his recent illness, caused by an acci
t—The steamers Hecla and BeDona. from
Liverpool and London, arrived at New
York on Sunday.
—Thomas Duke, another incendiary,
has been arrested at Altoona. There are
four , of them now in jail and three out
—The Typographical Convention at
Albany, after remaining in secret session
until an early hour Saturday morning,ad
—W. W. Davidson, of Mitchell, Hoff
man & Co, furniture dealerd, 'of Mem
phis, was murdered • by. an overseer at
Pocohontas, Miss., Friday night last.
—Tb.e trial of Capt. WM. B. Donaldson,
charged with killing Henry Anderson a
colored porter on the steamer Great Ri3-
publie, last August, will commence at
St. Louis to day.
—Capt. Chas. H. Snell, who served with
creditlin the late war, blew his brans out,
at St. Louis, on Sunday. Mental depres
sion, resulting from bodily Infirmities,
was the cause of the an.
—A farewell nubile reception was given
by Philadelphia City Councile, at lode.
pendence Hall tin Saturday, to Gcrvernor
Curtin, follow e' d by a banquet in the
evening at the Academy °Mansur. '
--A'dispatch from Waterville, Kansas;
sc.vs amen carrier from Salt' Marsh re.
ports a Swede and a boy killed by aamall
party of-Sionz on Wednesday last. The
settlers generally are well Jarmed, but
more trouble , is apprehended.
—The widow of GeOrge Van Satttroord,
formerly a prominent lawyer , of Trion
who,waa killed about eight years ago at
Albany depot, on the Hudson River
Railroad, has just recovered five them
and dollara from the
—The' Sheriff of, Cincinnati on .Satur•
day night arrested the proprietors of tive
gambling 'houses of - the lowest grade.
The Mayor has also' commenced arrest
ing the inmates and keepers of the worst
class of houses of ill fame on the charge
of vagrancy. - • • •
—White's large locomotive and tender.
belonging to the Pacific Railroad,,' Were
beinghauled up the wharf at St. Louie.
Saturday. the coupling broke and they
ran down the g) escending . plane with
great,*eloolty and plunged into the river.
They Mtn probably be recovered.
—The afternoon e.itprem train from
rz. ~ , zr
Louisville for ;Lexington, on Sattirday,
when near Eminence, ran off the track
and was wrecked. A man named. Wal
ton, an attache of the Louisville Transfer
Company, had his leg broken, and'two
employes of the road were slightly in
—At Elmyra, N. Y., on Saturday even
ing, the jury in the case against Dan.
Noble, for the Royal Insurance bond
robbery in New York in December, 1866,
failed to agrees and were discharged.
This was the second trial of defendant
on the same charger The jury were
about equally divided.
—On board the bark Ztch Chandler,
lying at Chicago, on Saturday, a sailor
named Temple Fuller stabbed a mess
mate named John Eggleston, inflicting a
fatal wound. The deed' was done With
out any apparent reason. , They had been
drinking, but no quarrel or dispute had
taken place between-them.
" —Tom Hall and Phil Cunningham,
both colored, bad an altercation on Sat
urday, in Memphis, about two women,
during which Hall shot Cunningham,
killing bin'', and then fled; pursued by
an angry mob of negroes. He was ar
rested and protected by citizens, who
carried him to the Station House.'
—Edwin and Thomas Holden, aged
ten and twelve years, .sons of Robrt
Holden, of Milwaukee, were drowned in
the Milwaukee river Saturday afternoon.
They went into bathe, leaving their
clothes on the bank; and were drowned
without being seen by any one. The
body of the oldest has been recovered.
—Messrs. Willis, Phelps & Co., at
Springfield, Mass., have contacted to
build and equip the Philadelphia and
Washington Railroad from Buffalo, N.
Y., to the Pennsylvania coal regions,
a distance of one hundred and twenty
five miles, for three millions of dollars.
The work will be commenced next
—ln the United . States IDistriot Court,
at St. Louis on Saturday, judgment
was in favor,of the Government
against onelundred barrels of whiskey
brought from New Orleada upon which
duty was not paid; also against Geo. T.
Hutchinson In the sum lif about 1116,000
for a 'violation of the Revenue Law in the
manufacture of tobacco.
—At Cincinnati, Saturday morning,
fire broke out in Ruggles de Baldwin's
steam saw mill and shingle factory, and
destroyed it, together with a lot of lum
ber and shingles, involving a loss esti
mated at $20,000, on which there is air
insurance of $6,000. The flames extend- -
ed eastward and 'destroyed or damaged
some six or eight dwellings. The entire
loss is given at $40,000.
--Vice President Colfax visited Norris
town, New Jersey, Friday; and was given
a floe reception. He was serenaded in
the evening and having been introduced
to the people by Governor Randolph,
made a brief address, in which 'he de
clined to disease political questions.
Mr. Colfax, who- is now in New York,
called on the bulls and heftiest the stock
exchange on Saturday.
—The Supreme Court has granted a au
percedeas to the order of the Chancery
Court of Memphis, which' prevents the ,
Board of Alderman paying the July in
terest of the city debt_ from the use of
ti 500,000 bonds lately authorized by a vote
of citizens. It is doubtful; as matters
now stand, that the July interest will be
paid, unless the friends of the city come
to its relief financially.
—There has been no reduction in the
rates charged by elevators in Chicago, as
has been hinted through the public r
press, but they are allowing a drawback
of one cent per bushel on all grain pass-_ •
tug through the elevators which comes
from any point on the Illinois river, St.
Louis being a competitor for the grain:
shipped on that river. The drawback of
course goes to the shipper.
—John Mitchell, the Irish patriot ; on
Saturday lectured at Mozart Hall, Cin
cinnati, to a small audience. His sub-
I ject was I, llisestablishirient of the
Irish Church," which, he said, the
ple of Ireland did not care for. Their
wrongs would not be removed by it.
The plan proposed by Gladstone and sup
ported by the Liberals would afford no
relief. The speaker was enthusiastically
—A Rio Janeiro letter, dated May Stip
sal s the emancipation of slaves is being
strongly advocated by a nutnber of Prom
inent citizens of Brazil. Count. Deu has
arrived at Asuncion and found the army
completely disorgantzed. Lopez remains
among tne Cordilleras, growing stronger
every day, while the allies are unable to
move and are losing strength the longer
they remain idle.. Nothing has yet been
heard from Minister McMahon.
—A duel, growing out of an article in
the Petersburg (Va.) Index, ,denouncing
Robert W. Hughes. a contributor to the
Richmond ,State Journal, a' Republican
organ, was arranged for on Saturday, at
Chester, near -Richmond, between Cap
tain W: E. Cameron, editor of tile Index,
and Mr. Hughes. The police arrested
the seconds and Mr. Hughes. near the
Lighting ground. The fight, it is th light.
will be renewed in another State,
1 -The New York Tribune's tlanta
(Ga.) sra °lel says: The argument before
the Supreme Court on -the eligibi ity of
negroes to ; hold !Alice, was c•onclu ed to
day by a brief speechtrom' ex-Go ernor
James Johnson, in (aver : of the egro.
Reports from Warren county show
that a jildicial ' injunction,' rest fining
Sheriff Norris from :making tart er ar
reste, has , hoen issued. The effor of the
military authiirities, acting throe h civil
officers, to 'bieak up Insurrec ioniwy
organizatiOnsi sewn, tints to be to" tight to
LONDON, June: 12. nso , money
92%, aocottnt 92%. 6.20 s firnier, :1 ;do
Frankfort, 85%. Eries, .19x. boob,
9414. Atlantic and Great Weste, 243. i.
.Liviefuwm, June 12.—Cotton 14.Xd.
for middling uplands; and .12d.\ for - Or.
leans; ~sales 10,000 bales.. ,Calefornia
white - Wheat, Thf• sd.;iredWestern - .l§e. sd.
Flonr,.2ls. 6d. Corn, 275. '6d. - f 6 -uew,
and 28s. 6d. for old. ,Oata, Ba. 441. ey - 4
68. Peat 365. Pork 995. Beef 90 Lard
71s. 6d. Cheese 793.• Bacon 62e: Corn
won Rosin, ss. '..Petroleum unaut iced. .
, Lormort,june.l2.--Idaiketsitach nged.
' - FRAN - Krona.. June 12 —.0061 .7-5-26
bonds closed. at 86X6 4 s6y:' , ',-; ',,,, , „i-
Aiwrivvar June, 12-1 1 treuipti
leum closecedull at 463 if.• l / 4 -. ~-., :s i , , ,-..-:.,..
Lor:bolt. June -12--Eeenzuf6 ,
at 445. ,;•--.. • .-. e..,
Ektus, June 18 —The Bourse* opt:
Rentes advanced to 71f..210. , -....-.
.FitamtPonT, June 18--17. - S .
firmer; 6-20F.quoted taday. at MI