The Pittsburgh gazette. (Pittsburgh, Pa.) 1866-1877, August 12, 1869, Image 1

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;E Bp Teleirranh to the Plttabargh Gazette.l
WASHINGTON, August 11, 1869.
The following changes were • made to
aasi in naval nomenclature by the Secre
tary of the Navy: Centaur to Sanctus,
•Charybdislo Cahoeti, Circe to Marietta,
Cyclops to Kewaydln, Eolus to Shawnee,
Erebus to Algoma, Fary to Catskill,
Gordon to Minnetonka, Harpy to Kla
math, Hecate to Ellah, Hydra to Otsego,
Medusa to Nantucket, Minerva to San
dtuiky, Nemesis to Nafa, Neptune to
Manhattan, Orion to Pictanqua, Sam
son to Chickasaw, Scalia to Canonictu3,
Stromeli to Wassauc, Tartar to Yazoo,
'Tempest to Yuma, Vesuvius to' Wyan
.dotte, Vixen•to Osceola, Tornado to Win
General Grant has not, either in con
versation or by letter, requested Judge
Dent to withdraw from the Mississippf
canvass, and in view of the complications
it is reiterated Judge, Dent will canvass
Mississippi in the interest of the Con
eervative Republican candidates, wheth
er himself or another leads the ticket.
Meantime the Judge continues a candi
date before the Convention.
The Presidelit to-day. appointed Joseph
W. Patton, Collector of Internal Rev
enue for the 15th district of Pennsylva-
Ws vice Wm. R. Floyd, resigned; Wm.
B.,liVhite, Collector of Internal Revenue.
sixth district of New York, vice M. B.
Field, suspended.
Mr. Ign'acie Morisco', new Mexican
Minister, was to-day introduced to the
President by the Secretary of State, and
delivered his, credentials. An appro
priate exchange of sentinients took place
on the occasion.
General Canby arrived here this morn
ing from Richmond, and had an inter
view with the President.
The Revennekofficers made a seizure
to-daytif forty-three thousand cigars for
non-paYment ortax.
;140.000 the Amount Stolen from the
American Express—Receiver:tot Stolen
X.oods • Caught—nab,-Jr., 'Reported
melody Of Spanish Gunboats—
•L'• ~ Arcatt,o4 Texan Meter and Murderer.
goy Telegraph to the rittaitste.7l"
' NEw Yonx, August 11, 1.869.
It's understood that the:American Ex.
mress Company robbers obtained P 40,000.
Adelph Steinbenzer, "Jacob &ember
- ;ger, , Meyer _Steinbarster, and a • pawn
, 'broker named Julius Metzler, were ar
rested to-ohly and held in 410,000 bail
each, 'on a charge of receiving a large
quantity of silks burglarized from the
store of Mettinger. Broadway, on the
.20th of June hist. The first named per
son sold Mr. Mettinger a - portion of the
atOlen goods, he being unacquainted with
him, which led to the discovery.
A report was current here this after
noon that James Fisk, Jr., had been killed
in a fracas connected with the Sasque
henna Railroad. The report, however,
lacks confirmation and was generally
• discredited.
Marshal Barlow has received an order
- from the Secretary of State to transfer
the custody.of the Spanish gun boats to
the commander of the Brooklyn Navy
. 'Yard.
It is understood this afternoon that the
tab Wall street usurers, yesterday sen•
lanced by Judge Cardoza to imprison
meat in the city prison, have not •yet
been delivered into the 'custody "of the
, warden of the prison.
Judge McCann has decided to dis
charge Pratt, the alleged Texas riot
er and murderer, iroui custody.
Though as Pratt is in military cus
tody at 'Fort Lafayette it does• not ap•
pear how he is to do it. The points of
the decision are, first, that murder is
not a United States offense, except when
committed in a place over which the
government have exclusive jurisdiction;
and, second, that the prisoner had not
been committed bya United States court.
Reception of Vice President Colfax.
..tlty Telegraph to the Pittsburgh Gasstte.l
CAPSON. NEVADA; August 11,—His Er.
-cellency l Gov.•Bleisdell, Mayor Adams,
-judges Baldwin and Whitman and a
a large number o f the leading citizens of
t`Virginia City, Nevada;,met Vice Presi.
-dent Colas . 4esterday morning and es
•corted him and his party to- this city,
- where the Vice president Was greeted
• with* moat cordial welcome. He and
. Iths friends were made the guests of Hon.
Wm.fibaron. - In the evening the whole
• city seemed to have come together In
:front of the splendidly illuminated , feel 4
dance of M. Sharon, mid_ ,sfer a
=abort addressfr om Judger Wbilihan
.he introduced Vice Presidede &Was,
who made one of his most abislaiiii elo
..quent speeches. He = referred to his
, former visit four years ago and , con
trasted the weary weft it took to make
it hen with the speed and comfort with
trip orefthe
r i c
ltio Railroad in one of Pullmagri
, splendid palace cars, and spoke whit ,
•great effect of the vast resources and thw,
progress, the power and the future glory' 1
of the Republic. He was frequently in
lterrupted with round after round of ap.
please. -
Governor Bross, Senator Nye, senator
Frost, of Nebraska, and Judge Baldwin
also addressed the assembly. At a• late
hour the,y adjourned with rousing cheers
:for the Vice President, for the Union and
other sentiments offered la the proces-, •
-sion. This a ft ernoon the Vice President
and his party were entertained by his
'Mzeellency •Governor Blaisdell, at, the
Warm Springs, near this city. To•mor.
'row, they visit Lake Tapoe, one alba,
most' delightful spots on the Ckmtlnent. I
..All arein the 'best of health and spirits. '
Six lee Houses Burned—Two Women
Fatally Poisoned Through a Druggist's
Biunder—Suicide—The Great Turn.
Fest—North American Turnerbund—
Disappearance Under Distressing Ur.
lily Telegraph to the Pittsburgh Gazette.]
Cmcaeo, August 1 1.—Early this moria
big the six mammoth ice houses belong.
ing to the Chicago Ice -Compaby, and
located at Crystal Lake, on the North
western Railroad, some forty miles north
of this city, were entirely destroyed by
fire. A large quantity of ice was stored
in the buildings. The loss is heavy.
The origin of the fire is a mystery.
Mrs. Dr. Sdhrader and her mother, of
Red Rock, Marion-lainnty, lowa, were
both poisoned yesterday by taking a
dose of belladonna, given, to them by a
blundering druggist. Both died in a few
Col. Henry M'Kenley, formerly a very
wealthy land owner in Minnesota, com
mitted suicide in St. Paul, last evening,
by shooting himself through the head
with a pistol. He had been for some time
laboring under a depression of spirits,
caused by financial reversal; in California
and elsewhere.
The great Turn-fest closed last I night,
so far as the regular programme is con
cerned. This afternoon all joined in an
excursion on the lake. The crowd was a
jolly one. The closing ball at Turner
Halt is now in full blaze. The total re
ceipts during the festival were about
620,000, the expenses *24,800,. leaving a
balance of about $5,000 on the wrong Fide.
At nine o'clock this morning the'sev
enteeth annual Congress of Nuxn-Teach •
era and Turn-Warts of the Norih Ameri
can Tarnerbund met at Gymnastic Hall,
The main business of the Convention was
to decide upon some uniform method for,
the teachers in the manner of giving or
dem. Gentlemen were each allowed
fifteen minutes in which to illustrate
their several methods. The Convention
finally decided that all the teachers con
nected with the North American Turner
bond be requested to send a full des
cription of their several methods of in
struction to a committee appointed for
the purpose, and after a careful compari
son and study the committee shall make
a report at the national meeting of turn
teachers and turn -warts, witch shall be
called within a year, for the purpose of
fixing upon a uniform method of instrucs-
Lion for classes.
About ten days tiince a young lad son
of Wm. P. Van Duzen, a broker of ,
city, fell through a skylight at the Sher
man House and was instantly killed.
Mr. Van Duzen was supposed to be in
New York at the time. A dispatch was
sent toll= there, but no reply has been
received. It noir turns out that Mr.
Fat/ Dozen, when he left for New York,
took ten thousand dollars in United
States bonds belonging to the firm.' He
was seen at the St: . Nictiolaroh -the night
of-kkwAviii_in New York and a t Jer
sey Citrthe nine day, — alndavilleti time
nothing has been heard from him. The
house of Van Dozen here is a branch of
th 4 house of Swan et Payson, Wail
street, New York. It is now_ supposed
that Van Dozen has gone' to 'Europe.
He left a wife in this city in feeble
health, greatly intensified by the sad
loss of her boy, and entirely destitute of
The Coming Reunlou of Officers on the
Battle Field..
By Telegraph to the Pittsburgh Gazette.l
GErryanuno, PA., August 11.—The re.
union at Gettysburg of officers of both
armies, on the week commencing with
the 23d of August, bids fair to be a cow
piece success. Telegrams from all parts
of the country indicate that officers of
every grade are arranging to be present.
In some cases those of entire brigades
are coming in a body.
Col. Alm 8. - Bachelder, who is writing
a histoty of this battle and having le
fully illustrated with paintings, and
Messrs. Walker and Rothemel, each of
whom have executed historical paint.
lugs of it, have 'accepted invitations from
the Battle Field Memorial Association to
lie present. Col. Bachelder will spend
the entire week on the field receiving
and imparting Information to all who are
desirous of establishing a correct account
of the battle. In every caso the positions
indicated in his published Isciperime trical
drawing of the field were found to per
featly coincide with those established by
the officers who met on the 4th ult. -
To secure the fullest advantage 'from
this meeting, and , avoid confusion. Col.
Bachelder. proPort.o9 Allleivir:7 pro.
gramtile; thug allowing those who can
spare a few days o:Mainly an opportu
nity _of, being present - Whep their por
tiona of the field are da the faith
the_ positions of the first day's battle will
be eornpletedi on the 25th Culp's fin,
Cemetery 11111 and vicinity; on the 28th
positions on the left, including the apple
orchard, peach orchard, , wheat field,
Round Tops and intermediate points; on
the 27th the general lines of the third
day's battle; on the 28th the cavalry
operations, ,
Death of Saloon Keeper From Vlalence
weather—Eseiirawn to San' Pran.
(By Teegraph to the PP taburgh pazettell
OlarUnman' Augneg 11. 1 Frank nat.
flag, saloon keeper, died last night ifbm
the effects of blows received in a fight
with Andrew Witzenbisrher at noon yes.
terkley. At the Coroi2ees invest totdaY
the testimony of the doctiev who mad*
the past rnortem was that /he temporal
musole was bruised and a. portion of
brain ,near that point was- cotbred with
extravasated blood. Only one wiluess saw
the beating and testified that WitriMbach6
!er jamed , ilartling's bead half a dblen
/Blue onthe Boor so that the moist:Ye IV
eauld be beard in all parts of the build
Pik, The jury gave a verdict that TlVit
lisitcame to his death by compression of
thee brain from excitement brottght
by an' altercation with Andrew Wetzen..
bachor. Wetzenbaoher was before the
PoilcorCourt for murder and wag cos;
dlitted 4 l4l.default dt 0,0001%11.
Weather cloudy and growing warmer;
thermonseter 81. 1„
This evening Chamber of Commerce'
held a meeting and'appbintOd q Commit.
tee to 'arrange.. ibrkett OrattralOd to Beni
Francisco via' Bt. LOUISP ataktng abouti
September lat.-
English Parliament Prorogued—Mes
sage from the queen—The Harvard
and Oxford Boat Clubs Practicing—
The Turkish Diflieulty Settled—Prussia
and Austria—Caribst Trouble in Spain.
CB, Telrgraph to the Pittsburgh Oarette.l
LONDON, - Aug. 11.—Parliament was
prorogued to-day by royal commission.
The following message from the Queen
was read by the commission:
We are commanded by the Queen to
dispense with yourfurther attendance in
Parliament. Her Majesty announces to
you with pleasure that she continues to
receive from foreign powers the strong
est assurances of friendly disposition;
that her con f idence in the preservation
of peace has been continued and con
firmed during the present year.
The negotiations in which Her Majesty
was engaged with the United States
have, by mutual consent, been sus
thiser Majesty earnestly
delay may tend to maintain the tions between the two countries on a
durable basis of Iriendship.
The Queen has a lively satisfaction in
in acknowledging the unerring assiduity
and zeal with which you have prosecu
ted the arduous labors of the year. In
the act for patting an end to,the estab
lishment of the Irish church, you have
carefully kept in view several consider
ations which, at the opening of the -ses
sion, were commended to your notice.
It i s hope of the Queen that this meas
ure may hereafter be remembered as con
clusive proof of the paramount anilety ,
ofParliament to pay reasonable regard in
legislating for each of the three king.
doms. Of the, special circumstances by
which it may be distinguished, - and to
deal on principles of impartial justice
with all interests and all portions of the
nation, the Queen firmly trusts that the
act may promote the work of peace in
Ireland and help to unite all classes of
its peopleln that fraternal concord with
their English and tscocth fellow-sub
jects which must ever' form the chief
source of strength in the extended em.
pine. •
The Qiieen congratulates VOll on having
brought your protracted labors on the
subject of bankruptcy and imprisonment
for debt to a legislative conclusion,
which is regarded with just satisfaction
by the trading classes and the general
The law framed for the better govern
ment of the endowed schools of Eng
leittl will render the ,resources of these
establishments more accessible to the
,Community and more efficient in their
Important purpose.
, In the removal of the duties on corn,
1 the Queen sees new evidence of your de
hire Le extend industry and commerce,
and enlarge those supplies of food which
ourinsular position encourages and re
The Queen trusts the measures for
the purchase and management of the
telegraphs by the State may be -found'
to facilitate the great commercial and
social objects of rapid, easy and certain
communication, and prove no unworthy
sequel to the sjattem of cheap postage,
which has passed with such advantage
into so many countries of the world.
We are commanded to state that the
Queen thanks you for the liberal sup
pitele which you have granted for the
service of the year and for the measure
by whinh you have enabled Her Majesty
to liquidate the charge of the Abysinian
The 'Times, in an article on Irish
Church disestablishment, says: "What.
ever Its practicability may- be, the meas
are is the boldest and greatest act of
modern legislation. In consequence of
the measure the authorities of Trinity
College baye withdrawn their opposition
to the proposal for admitting Catholics
and Non-Conformists to rellowship. The
Irish Bishops have shown good sense in
agreeing that the laity as well as clergy
shall concur in the election of priests in
the new church. The extreme Protes
tants have subsided, and the Catholics
accept their triumph with gratitude."
The Oxford crew are at Putney, on a
visit to the Harvards. The latter this
morning, on their trip down the river,
made forty-two strokes and on their re
turn forty to forty-one strokes per min
ute. Their pace was good. They cov
ered blades well and were all 'well to
gether. The Oxford crew went over the
same course in their boat this afternoon.
Lorer.QN : Mtge% Justice Sir
Chas. Selwin diet: to , dey i aged atlyeara
LIVERPOOL, Augrat 11; Mr. Moore
head attended the , Council of the Chart
ber of Commerce-yesterday end gave in
formation in mord to the resources of
Southern States, with a view to their
further developement: in connection
with trade between England and the
United states. •
DUBLIN, Aug. 11.—At Tubbernath, in
county Sligo, a party of twenty-five men
attacked a dwelling and Carried off some
fire arms,. Six , of the marauders have
been arrested and two or three have been
identified as Persons who were formerly
icopriooned for Fenianlem.
A.ugtist 11.--General Prim has
arrived here. He will not. proceed to
Vichy. but will remain here until' the
festivities of • the ldtti of August are
over, when he will return to Madrid.
I,PARI Au gust 11,cesia v English Cable.--
The Pa M,
tric announthat through the
good offices of Prance and England, Is.
mail :Pasha has deolded to e concede to
the demands of the . Sultan, •
Rams Am-perm—via. Frezion ,
15e health of Marshal Niel is slightly
:Unproved. •
The Committesof the Senate continue
theirs examinatios of the iYancaus Oonaul•
'MM. M. Delanje, who was to draw the
ilieiforeof the"Coniatt Mr, is sick and his
d i ntles will probably d ive upon M.
Beetll'or'M. Devinne.
August 11, via French Cable.
Baron* Vag &toe. In a ispeeek ogsing
the demand of the Hurjgarlan de ion
for a.redketiou in the - Embassy Home,
declare' no , Protestant States were
taking up the same anted° which the
r •
*2 arfiLfRIII
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T as i t urytr.s .o?,1 804:
191Hr_ arro• - 761 )1 )1-)ln 2 oar
Cathobetfil tatEsJhadlititheizi(arardato the
Papal Q i nerforgundo.,,Whik!4,uekkin Gov
ernment haair i geolyeil il l uillow nothing
derogate,' • y:1
.pa t e:_lignily, Its reply to
the last ' • , • a i lloiutitin was decided in
tone, the. .'
better 'cirri EA ' iig begi•73 to prevail
at Rome"
The Pretil sAYiia commission has been
appointed•ii*lithe Government to draw
up a bill Madding that surveillance be
instituted Ohretoconvents, and that they
be brought inVer the action of the law
concerning lespociations, the provisions
of which ardto be so amended as to em
brace numaatio institutions in their
BERLIN,' August 11.—The Provincial
Correapcniclence says the Pruasian Govern
ment has requested the Aniiirian Govern
ment to publish all thoie communications
by which Baion Von Buest asserts he
bas endeavored, without succ es s, to bring
about improvement in the relations of
the two Governments.
MADRID, Auzust 11.—A party of five
hundred Carnets had appeared on, the
frontier of Catalonia. Glen. Prim has
gone to Paris. Before his doparture he
left orders, which have just been pro.
mulgated, that all rebels captured with
arms in taelr - hands be shot on the spot.
Porte prohibits the execution of orders
for armament given by the Viceroy of
Egypt while In Europe, includin one
for sixteen thousand breach loade g
rs in
Berlin, and another for a ship of war at
g 11.—The new Inman
steamship C ity i of Brustude was launched
Losnorr, August IL—Eve/ling.—Con
sols for money, 92g; on account, 93.
Five-Twenties at 839 g; gn • iet and steady,
at Frankfort at BS%. Erie, 19S. Illi
nois, 9114.
Ltranpoon, August 11.--Cotton mar
ket firm, with stales middling uplands at
12d, and Orleans at 134@)13xd; sales 12,-
000 bales. California white wheat at lis
3d, and red western at`lOs 241. Flour 255.
Corn 30e. Oats 3s 6d. Peas 425. Pork
102 s. Beef 30s. Lard 725. Cheese 625.
Bacon 635. Spirits Petroleum 71411, and
refined Is Bd. Tallow 475. Turpentine
27s fki. Linseed 011 £33.
LONDON, August 11.—Tallow 95s 9d.
Sugar easier, with sales on spot at 29s
Linseed 011 Els 10d, sterling. Fine Rosin
10s. Petroleum at Antwerp, 53f ;bid,
and holders ask 34f more.
Pants, August 10.—Noon, via PrennA
Cabfe.—Bourse buoyant; rental 73f. 43c.
The National Irish Immigration Con..
venittular......ef Antkligiesttl v e
Committee. -
CST Tele/rive to the Pittsburgh tassettot./
ST. Louts. August 11.—A meeting of
the Executive Committee of theNationid
Immigration Convention-met, and
after a free 'Consultation issued tide fol.
lowing circular:
To the /riainien of he: United States:
The Executive Committee having in
charge the preparations for holding the
National Irish immigration Convention,
which is called to meet in tnis city, after
due consideration, have determined to
postpone the assembling of the Conven.
lion until the 6th day of October next.
Notice of the postponement is hereby
given, and all delegates from the sev
eral States are hereby notilied that the
time for holding the Convention is
changed from September Ist to October ,
6th. The good results which may follow
the successful inauguration of this
important movement it Is booed
will induce the attendance of the ablest
and moat influential men everywhere in
sympathy with the well being of the Irish
people in.the United States. It-is be
lieved that the main measures which
have resulted so advantageously to other
races, the German and the Scandinavian,
will be applied to the Irish, produce
equally good fruit and tend more to the
elevation of the Irish in the United States
thah anythiiig heretofore attempted. The
emancipation of the Irish from the vices
of the groat cities and the certain derpor
alization. which results from their Oen
centration in the large centres of tr de,
is a work of Justice, which calls lo dly
for instant action. It is not propose to
encourage immigration, but, to eue as
cb oo l4-Irt Seek a home in the - U
.saes it to the ohlect of this moveare tto
secure !n the fertil e growing west pe
bent - places of abode for themselves 114
their chihll6ti.
Alleged Verged . Speech—guest:on .1
Ver46lty—ltaliroad Progress.
Te'egraph to tie Pittsburgh Gseette•
LAWUEYCE, August rep!: to
the statement telegraphed from 'W , h
ington to the effect that Hon._Ski •ey
Ciark, of Kansas, announced the re ..rt '
of his :Meech to neutral land leaguer- as
a forgery; the Lawrence Journal - ya:
, 'lf Clark made such statement relative
to' report of the st*ech published here,
he utters an unqualified falsehood. The
report was written by one of the first
mitten of the State, now a resident on
the neutral lands, and a man whose
word is unimpeaohable. As to hie form.
lag a now party to cut loose from the
Ropubboan, the resolutions adopted by
the meeting speak for themselves."
Track laying on lannyeirtforth.
Atok,ison and Northwestern 'Railroad
cornatonced this merisinv In twenty
day tbare will be all rail from Atebson
Ito i t. Louis without crossing the river or
changing cars.
Suicide A t a Steamboat Passeager.
[Hy Telfgraph to the Pittsburgh 6siette..l
Mstioutts, .A.ugust 11.—Alonzo Gaines,
of the firm of''Gaines & Blanton, New
Orleans, mum Itted suiolde this morning
about fifty miia s beloiv here by jumping
from the steam pr Indiana. Capt. ,Dleal
made every effui, t to save him, but when
tbe yawl reached' Will life was
His body' ,was ought ;,here and left,
With Capt. Dick Lik ittbuin,lo await the'
action of his friend& ' The deceased was
a native of Frunkfort -1 1 Kontseth and as
route to that phew
[i :food .[247223 zE#9fi4ls ah4r , '
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President Grant and the National Re.
publicans of billasitalppl.
WASHINGTON, Augustll.--General
Torbell, Secretary of the Republican Ex
ecutive Committee of Mississippi, had a
lengthy interview with President Grant
at the residence of Seeretary Fish, in
New York, on the 6th instant, relative
to the President's views in reference
to affairs in • the Southern States.
especially Mississippi. In reply to
General Torbell's explanations in re
gard to affairs there and the attempt
to divide the Republican party, the
President remarked at the beginning on
the very small number of Republicans
who were engaged in what is termed the
"National Republican Party." With re
gard to the special business presented
to him by General Torbell, his assu
rances were explicit and direct. The
President said in his judgment the
small number of those who had hither
to acted with the Republican party who
now constituted the so-called National
Republican party' was in itself evidence
that they could be not otherwise than used
by the opposition. With regard to the
recent profession made by those who
were lately rebels. The President was
frank. His only • desire was peace and
amity, and be would do anything right
to bring that about. But thead people
cast suspicions upon their own motives,
by the fact that all their efforts seemed
to be aimed at dividing, not aiding,
the Republican party in their
midst. If they were really in
earnest they would not be anxious
about those with whom they acted. To
sincere men it could not be difficult who
in the south were and had been - admin
istration friends. He 'talked at some
length on the contest in Virginia. He
thought from Gov. Walker's speeches
- since the election that he was fully com
mitted to the administration and was
honestly intending to act .up to
them. Referring to the proposal by Col.
Jenkins to unite the two wings
of the Republican party there,
the President expressed a regret
at the apparent failure to sworn-
OM so desirable an 'object, remarking
that the letter of Dr. Gilmore in reply
showed that the followers of Walker were
not all in good faith. He still hoped,
however. good would come out of Vir
ginia, but did not at present exactly see
...The conversation lasted about an :hour
and a half, and during the whole time
moat of it was carried on by the Prost
ileiat Mmes!The utmost frankness
Aras ,by him. - end 'On General ,
Torbe s explanbur Ida graditude for
•and gratification at the aasnrances given
by the Preelftent, he replied that in his
convertation with the gentlemen repre
senting the new Republican party, in
Mississippi. he had expressed himself
much more emphatically against their
course and (positively po he was noWdoing.
He declared his sympathies
were altogether with the Republicans of
Mississippi and against all efforts
to divide them, coming from whatever
source they might. When it' was aug
gested great good might be accomplished
and much wild speculation set at . rest if
he would take occasion to put the views 1
he had expressed into some form and give 1
them to the public, the President replied
that he much preferred that acts and re
sults should speak for his administration
rather than words. To aquestion whether
his attention had been called to the dis-
patches pretending to give hia views on
Mississippl,,affairs, he replied that it
had, but tilat if he should correct one,
others not denied would be claimed as
admitted, and to correct all would con
same his whole time.
The. President expressed ;thorough en
dorsement of General Ames' administra
tion in 'Mississippi; and in reply to a re•
mark made by Torbell, said General
Ames would have to do much more
serious things than he had heard charged
before ho would subject himself to're-
Moral. lie endorsed his administration
The above riport of the conversation
with the President has been carefolly
read to the President; and it is publiahed .
by his express authority and at his wish
furnished to the Associated Press.
Result of the Tennessee Election.
. Sasnvitax, August 11.—Senter's ma
jority is 63,000, with nineteen counties to
hear from. The State Senate, composed
of twenty-tlve members, stands twenty
one Conservatives, four Conservative Re
publicans. The Rouse of Representa
tives, composed of eigb ty-four members,
stands sixty-seven Conservatives, nine
Radicals, six Conservative RepubliCana,
with two - digtrieta to hair from.
la ;a speeieh at Milan, Tennessee, on
Sattu'day, on State affairs, Mr. Etheridge
announced• his opposition to- paying any
portion of itie twenty million debt con
tracted•undef SW) Brown low ad min ist ra
tion. A party dnumainingi• these views
has been gradually forming for some
months past.
• The Nashville '':municipal election
takes place next month. Five Conserve- I
tive candidates for Mayor are announced.
Political Disturbance at Mobile.
PifONTOODMIY, Ala., Atigust .11—Ape
tition from some of the Repubileans of
Mobile was sent yesterday ul Governor
smith, asking him to place that city Un
der martial law. Delegations of °Mums
of Mobile arrived to-day and bad an in
terview with the Governor, which was
satisfactory and resulted in his declining
to put the city under martial law.
Bad Weather and Irregular Coma:dna
nit Bolding Back Both Parties.
CBI Telestaph to the Pitteenegb eszette.l
Hew.NA, August 11.—Sad weather
and an unsystematized Cmtnissariat
prevent the Spanish from making any
move. The Insurgent forces are held by'
the 'smite causes and sdffer much More
from - Sickness thin the Spanish, oz ao•
-ixtunt of the want Of medicine and med.
'teal attendance. ' •
Sugar advancing: Ms. 10 to 13 quoted
at 6%69 reale, and Nae.lto and 24 at /1.
real. per snobs.
Geo. H. Pendleton the Diiiiticratie Can
didate for Governor of pigs).
By Telegr.tob to the Pittsburgh Giszetief J . ,.
Comininus, 0., August 11.--Tbe mem
bers of the State Central , Commit-
tee met here to-day to devise means
to fill the vacancy coasted by the de
clination of Gen. Reseorans ss candidate
for Governor of Ohio, and have unani
mously nominated Geo. H. Pendleton,
who has accepted.
The Contending Parties Fall to Agree
Upon Terms—overner Hoffman Takes
Charge of Affairs and Will Operate the
Road—Arrests for Contempt--air.
Fisse Dodges a Warrant.
inv Talearaaa to the Pittsburgh Gazette.
ALBANY, August 11.—Governor Hoff.
man to•day gave the contending par
ties in the Susquehanna Railroad war to
understand that riotous demomitratione
on either end of the route must cease,
and the question of control be decided 4y
the courts. The parties undertook to
agree upon some method of adjastMent,
but failed. His Excellency thereupon Raid
he would be compelled to declare the dis
trict in a state of insur rection,take posses-
Won of the road as .a military necessity
and run it as a military road., If they
thought such a course advisable for the
stockholders, and that the State should
be put to the expense of a quarter
of a 'million dollars to ~ .e nforce
his proclamation, they might take the
responsibility.. His course, however, was
clear to him and he should pursue It.
Thereupon the counsel Of the respective
parties, consisting of David Dudley
Field, John Ganson and Amos Parker,
representing the Erie interest, and Wm..
F. Allen and Rufus W. Peckham, Jr.,
held a consultation in the Executive
Chamber, the retina of which was the
signing of the following communication
to the Governor:
To the Governor of Me State of - New
York: By virtue of certain judicial. pro
ceedings and conflict of jurisdiction and
collisions, it has become and is impiacti
cable to run the Albany et Susquehanna
Railroad, either under the management
of the directors or the control of the per
sons claiming to be the receivers. The
publie interest • and the obligations of
the company demand that the z'qad
should- be run and operated, and
the undersigned, as contesting claimants
to the possession of the road, hereby
request you to appoint some - suitable
person or persons to act as superin
tendent or superintendents, and to run
and operate the road under your direc
tions, and during your pleasure,or till the
necessity of such superintendence shall
cease, said appointments:and the posses
sion by yourself. and the.person or per
sona to be appointed, not to affect the
legal rights or the, present actual posses
aion of the parties respectively to any
part of said road, or the officers or prop
erty thereof. It is understood that you
are to employ such agencies, financial or
otherwise, as you may require, and to fix
the compensation of all persons employ
ed by you.
• CLUB.,
JAS. Prix, Jn. •
Gov. Hoffman has telegraphed to Col.
Robert Leno Rank, tendering him the
position of executive agent for ` the
management of the road.'
While Means. Prnyn and, Ramsey
were in the Executive Chatn,ber, this
forenoon, they were arrested on a war
rant served by the Sherlif.• for contem,pt
of*CoUrtt. ilmto!Varrsuat wiut lamed by
Judge Baritardof. New York. Judge
Cline at once Issued * writ -"of -habeas
'corpus, and Meters. Prima and Ramaey
were brought before him.
"Superintendent Van Valkenburg was
also arrested for contempt. It is -said
that Ptak, understanding that a warrant
would be issued foi his arrest for con
tempt, chartered a steamboat 'this after
noon and started foil NewTork.
The balcony in front of the Railroad
offices gave way this evening while sev
eral persous were on it, some of Whom
were injured, but not seriously. .',•
In the case of oontempt on the 'part of
Pruyn. Ramsey and Van Valki3nburg.
Judge Clete has deelded to hold the
matter open till ten o'clock to-morrow
morning, and put the prisoners in charge
of city officers until that time. taking
them out of the custody of the sheriff,
who was expected to appear, with, them
before Judge Barnard, in New Mirk, to
morrow morning.. ' ;
August 11.—Thia afternoon
Gov. Hoffman issued an order, in persu
lance of the agreement of the parties con
tending for the-control of the Albany &
Susquehanna Railroad, appall:dime Gen.
James McQuade superintendent of the
road until liarther orders. and direct
ing him to arrange at once for - running
regular trains for public accommodation.
NEw You*, .August IL—A long dis
patch from Binghamton gives details of
the collision between Ramsey and Flak
on the Albany. Susquehanna Railroad
last evening, which has been already re
ported.' It is mated the Erie men billed
a train and ran through the tunnel snout
live o'clock, meeting with no resistance
until the tunnel was passed, when a sins-
liar train was run from the other side and
the locomotives collided, injuring but
not disabling them. The Erie nigh were
driven through the tunnel - Subsa
quently the Ramsey. force advanetgi and
a fierce fight with 'pants, clubs and
stones took place and continued until
about B'' , when the arrival- of the
.44th regiment put an end to- 11 arid the
attacking party retreated. During this
fi l m - a number of men on both sides
Were wounded, some quite seriously,
but nobody killed: There has been
no , furth i er disturbance since. ery
thfhg is noWquiet. The trestle bridge at
Point Dickinson was tired to-day, - but the
flaumaswete eittinguisfted fold the `bridge
saved. • , •
- Meeting of Ballroalt CLu
non--Earnings of Union Pacific Rails.
road Since COthpilliON.
(13T Telegram* toot rittassrah Gazette.]
BosrpN. Aug. 11.—;A meeting, of rail
road men, including agents, representing
various lines, was held to-day to'consult
chiefly upon the subject, of Ulm/porta
tion westward. The meeting wasprivate,
but it ia understood the gantlet of rates.
of freight was discussed in detail, though
no 4 lennite plain were rettohea-,
Boner?, August 11,--The earnings of
the Union Pacific Railroad horn May
10th, the time of Its Axtuipletion to Jane
Ist. foot up $14 2 .4 75 .67; during tbomonth
of Sone, 11678,949,11: Oaring Jul),,
729,19; • total 1P 1 ,773,163.97. - Tbe above'
statement la derived front the books of
the company.. A large amount f freight,
which la induced by the lower ' ntes jt
offered.' is now starting over the road a n d
m will largely ; inctease, for the, °arcing
onth. •
is is understood the GoTernment
will take no action in the one of Rag
gouty. as Comm' to Glangow,lhe Fenian
questionhavlng asenune4 such a com
plexion that UM Administration has no
desire to fa:titer ooMplicate the subject,