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VOLUME Lxxxlv,..
FIRST EDITION.
AIIfDdrIGHT.
THE CAPITAL.
LBY '/'elegrauh to the Pittsburgh Gazette.l
WASHINGTON, August 16, 1 9.
NEW COUNTERFEIT.
The Treasurer of the United States to
day received another counterfeit ten dol
•Iar greenback of the 23rd aeries, letter
C, which, in its distinctive features, varies
materially from any other specimen yet
printed.- The engraving is quite coarse
and does not attempt to imitate the gen
uine plate at all closely. The, vignette
of Lincoln is very indifferently engraved,
and the , scroll work around the medal
lion is poorly imitated. There is within
a fraction of 583,000,000 of 'ten dollar
greenbacks in circulation, of which, in
response to a circular of the Treasurer
recalling it, some $25,000 have been re
ceived from New York, and it is hoped
the last bane will shortly be taken up.
Of the fifty dollar greenbacks to be re
called from. the circulation referred to
there are only some seventeen millions
in circulation.
'REVENUE RETURNS
Partial returns to the revenue office for
the year ending June 30, show the follow
ing amount of taxes as collected on dis
tilled spirits from all sources $ . 43,800,000;
tobacco $22,200.000; fermented liquor
$5.600,000; incomes of individuals $2,300-
000; internal revenue stamps $15,505,000.
Seventy-seven districts are yet to be heard
from. The Internal Revenue receipts
to-day were $795.537.
ARRIVED AT SiTEA.,
The Treasury Department has received
information that the recently appointed
Collector of Customs for Sitka, Alaska,
has arrived there and entered upon the
discharge of his duties. A number of
assistant agents, who have been acting as
deputy etilleotors for that district, have
been removed and regular deputies are
to be appointed in their places,
HAVANA.
The Conscription to be Almost General—
Rebel Supplies cut Vandalism,
Weather and Pubilic Health.
Illy Telegraph to the PP tabargh Gazette.l
Col. Pafacies, late Governor of Man
gafflo, sailed for Spain. yesterday. The
Governor of Espiritu Santo has ordered
a conscription to include all men within
his jurisdiction between the ages of
twenty and fifty-five. Re also prohibits
the sale of groceries and provisions for
the interior with a view of cutting off one
source ofrebel supplies. Nearly 1,500 men
were obtained by conscription in the ju
risdiction : of-Trinidad. They are em
ployed in guarding the large states in
the interior.
A band of robbers have - plundered and
burned several houses near Maragua.
yolUnteers in Havina are very enthu
illastieltrid are ready to take the field.
Heavy rains are falling daily, and the
thermometer marks 98 night and day.
Sickness is decreasine, owing to the
fact that unaccLimatecl persons have now
passed through the worst of the vomit
season.
ST. LOUIS.
The National
,Capita Movement—Excite
ment-Over the Prize-Fright of To-Day
—Return Frolll Pursuit of Outlaws,.
IByTelegraph to the Pittsburgh Guette.3
Su. Louts, April 18.—The Exe3utive
Committee appointed to arrange for the
National Capital Convention, met to
night and put some machinery into op
eration. A Finance Committee was ap
pointed from among prominent and in
linen tial citizens, and arrangements were
made for' corresponding with speakers
and writers in, different parts of the
txtuntry, and to invite speakers to attend
the Convention, Copies of the call will
be sent to the Governors of , the States
and Territories, with the rennest that
they will appoint delegates. The Com
mittee has received information from
'various sections of the country showing
a lively interest has been taken in the
matter.
The sporting fraternity are active and
-excited tolaight in anticipation of the
Allen Gallagher fight tomorrow.
..mccoole , s and Gallagher's saloons are
crowded with friends of their respective
keepers. • There is much talk and plenty
of bragging but not much betting,
but whet there is, is manly in favor of
Allen at even odds. Each combatant,
will have a committee of twenty men to
maintain order on the ground. Stter-
Man. Thukston andßutt Rielly, will sec
ond Allen,'and probably Oltaldwin and
Ben Hogan -will serve Gallagher The
indications now are that order will be
preserved and there will be a'fair fight.
Col. Bowcitin who has been in punt&
-of the Hilderbrand outlaws for some
time past arrived to-day. He has made
a detailed report ofoperatious to Gover
nor lifaClurg, bnt ita 'contents have not
yet transpired. Hilderbrand is still in
San Francisco, but all efforts to capture
him have been n.nauccessful.
A dispatch from Baltimore says:
Accounts from almost every section of
sue State present'general - prevalence of
+lces:girt. In the lower. counties, . ;corn
-and tobacco crops are armoring dread
fallY. On the eastern spore, it is stated
that only a half crop of corn can be
saved. In the mcinity of Baltimore the
`gardens and pasturage.are almost burn
.*o up . With the exceptions of occasion
-al light showers.. in some feiv locations
rio rain has fallen for a week. Parsons
who have arrived in Washinton from
yfrginia give distressing accounts of the
effect from the long drought in that
- State, and assert that unless they have
rain soon the corn and tobacca crops will
certainly be thoroughly destroyed.
Letters from Georgia also represent that
apprehensions of great danger to the
cotton crop are felt in that State because
of the long dry season. The central and
southeastern sections of New Hampshire
are suffering from a severe drouth, which
is drying up the pastures, ecoroning the
growing crops, and exposing woods and
nelds to ready conflagration. The Law
rence -American says the streams are
very low. and the factOries suffer much
inconvenience. The Arlington has beerr
compolled to shut down for a portion of
the time and wait_ for its pond to till up
With a umfficient supply of water from the
, Spicket river. - Trent have been left high
and dry in the brooka.•,there not being
water enough left 10 sollt item
BRIEF TELEGRARS.
—The steamship City of Boston, from
Liverpool, arrived yesterday in New
York.
—lndianapolis complainsof hot weath•
er and too much-rain for the good of the
crops.
—Dr. E. J. Keevil, of Wankhegan, 111.,
was drowned while fishing yesterday
near his home.
—A little girl eight years old was
killed yesterday while endeavoring to
get on a moving train at a Cincinnati de
pot.
—Rain commenced falling in Cincin•
nati ay Line o'clock last night, the first of
any consequence for two weeks, with an
appearance of a steady rain.
—The steamboat - Havana was burned
below Cincinnati yesterday. Loss, 312,-
000 ; insurance, $9,000, in Cincinnati
offices. No lives were lost.
—The total valuation of Boston for
taxable purposes, according to the As
sessor's return for 1869, is $549,511,600,
being an increase over last year of $53,-
937,000.
—Henry Mielouder, lately from Wash
ington City, got drunk in Chicago, went
to sleep on a balcony of his boarding
house which had no railings, rolled off
and was killed.
—At Saratoga the trot between Lady
Thorne and Mountain' Boy was post
poned yesterday till to-day, on account
of—the storm on Sunday, making the
track very heavy.
—Five thousand persons attended a
base ball match- between the Eckford
and Cincinnati clubs, at Cincinnati,
which resulted in favor of the latter club
by a score of 45 to 18.
--James E. Worsba, brother of J. J.
Woraha, of Memphis, and lately from
Chicago, was seized with apoplexy while
entering the Planters' House yesterday,
and died almost instantly.
—Over one hundred and twenty fami-
lies have gone west from New York city
within a few months and settled near
Waterville, Kansas. Fifty other fami
lies will soon follow them. .
—yesterday a train on the Southside
Railroad was thrown off the track twelve
miles from Petersburg, Va., instantly
killing R. Hobson,. the conductor, and
Rev. W. Myers, a colored preacher.
—Mr. George Peabody has donated to
the Trustees of Washington College, of
West Virginia, $60,000 to establish an
additional professorship, recently pro
posed by the President of the College,
Gen. Lee.
--Colonel J. Nagle, 'formerly of the
Irish brigade, and one of the Fenians re
leased some time ago from the English
orison, was killed yesterday in 1\ ew York
by falling from a widow of his residence
No. 89 Madison street.
—The base ball match between the
Savannah and Charleston clubs, passed
over quietly yesterday at Charleston,
the former being victorious. .Very few
negroes were on the ground and there
was no attempt at a disturbwe,._
Peaboily s i beiltli is improved so
much that yesterday he was ante to dine
at the hotel table, at White Sulphur
Springs where be is stopping.• As he ap
peared crowds gathered around him with
demonstrations of congratulltions on his
convalesenoe.
—Gov. Stevenson yesterday forwarded
to the sheriff of Jefferson county, Ky.,
an order to proceed in the execution of
the sentence in the case - of Wm. Kole),
the wife murderer,who was convicted
and sentenced to eath at the last term
of.the circuit Court. The 7th of Sep
tember is the day set in the order for the
execution. •
—The arrest of John R. Ritter, Presi
dent of the First National Bank of Mem.'
phis. was made in New York last Tues
slay. He is charged with embezzling
six hundred thousand dollars of the
school funds of Tennessee. The Ten
nessee authorities have been notified and
the officers are expected from Memphis
to-day to take him. ~
. • —Judge Swayne adjourned the Hons.
ton dc Galveston Railroad case yesterday.
without argument, with the understand
ing that the counsel having charge of the
various interests will agree upon a de
cree. whereby the interests of the par-
ties concerned may be secured, until the
case comes;regularly before the full
,bench of the Superior Court.
--At a citizens' meeting last night at
Buffalo a draft of an act to protect public
ly against combinations and conspiracies
to enhance the value of coal, or support
coal monopolies and a recommendation
that the next Legislature pass the same,
was adopted. The act provides that In
dividuals so offending be convicted and
punished as for misdemeanor. Any cor
poration or railroad company so conspir•
lug toforfeit their charter.
—The New York Sun prints :an inter
view at Fort Schuyler Oita reporter with
Pratt, the allege I Texas murderer and
rioter. The prisoner gives a minute ac
count of his life, and denies that he was
present when the riot occurred at Jeffer
son and TAW Smith and the two negroes
Were killed. He gave a list of Texans,now
in New York, as knowing to his where.
shouts at the time. When the reporter
visited him all unhesitatingly expressed
their belief in Pratt's innocence.
—At White Sulphur Spring!, West
Virginia, yesterday, the Committee ap.
pointed by the National Board of Trade
made a report on the most feasible route
for the transportation of the heavy pro,
ducts of the west to the Atlantic coast.
Reports were submitted from WO:l• M.
Burwell, of New Orleans, T. M. Monroe
of Dubuque. and Robert H. Hughey-0i
yirginta. These reports were . and
referred to Mr. Huglis to be 'digested
into form. The Committee remain in ses
sion for several days.
—Judge Barnard has lastied'an Injunc
tion directed to the Collector' of Internal
Revenue of the Twenty-third District of
New York, enjoining , him from collect.
lug tax for about twenty thousand dol.
lars which bad been' assessed against
Clark, Dodge tt Co:, bankers, of Wall
street. This is an assessment of one
twenty-fourth of one per cent, per month
for the average amount of capital em
piloyed and for deposits• held by the firm
in business, which was made by the late
assessor, and:which, on appeal, was sus.•
tained by the, Commissioner - of Internal
Revenue: He also enjoined the assessor
from making farther assessments against
'',that , firm as bankers.
,The Collector has
sent the papers in this case to the United
States District Attorney, with a request
to cause it to be removed from the juris
diction of. Judge B4ruerd's Court?
PITTSBURGH, TUESDAY, AUGUST 17, 1869
SKIM OM
POUR O'CLOCK, .1. JIL
NEWS BY CABLE.
TelegraphCßp to tte Pittsburgh Cluette.l
GREAT BRITAIN.
Loisnozr, August 16.—Midnight.—The
Miners held a meeting at Sheffield to
day, to devise measures for keeping up
their strike. After the meeting a num
ber of men who had been locked out,
attacked the houses of some of the union
ista and sacked theni. A great riot fol
lowed, but was finally stopped by the
police, who succeeded in dispersihg the
mob. At last account the city was quiet.
LONDON, Aug. 16.—The Harvards were
out to-day in their new boat, using,,for
the first time a new set of oars made
here. The Oxford men were also on the
waters at the same time and both crews
were loudly cheered by the spectators,
of whom a large number had gathered
on the banks. The betting has now lair
ly commenced and stands three to one in
favor of the Oxford.
DUBLIN, August l3.—A. great Orange
demonstration was made today at
Clones. It is estimated that thirty thou
sand people took part in the procession
and subsequent Vim air meeting. Res-
olutions were adopted denouncing the
diseatablishment of the Irish Church
and'party processions. Meetings havo
been held in Waterford and Thurles, at
which resolutions were adopted urging
the Government to issueia goneral am
nesty to the Fentans.
Loiciocuv, August 16.—The Levant
Beraldxeports that two Armenian pre
lates who have been detained three
years in Abyssinia, have been released
through the intercession of tlio British
Government.
FRANCE.
PARIS, August 16—via. French Cable.
—The Emperor will visit the camp at
Chalons in September. The Public to.
day states that the Emperor still suffers
from rheumatic pains and remains at St.
Cloud. The Prince Imperial, in the ab
sence of the Emperor, reviewed the
troops at Chalons yesterday.
PAUTs. August 16.—Marshal McMahon
will 'probably succeed Marshal Niel, de
ceased, as Minister of War.
AUSTRIA
NikbrigA, August 16.—At the sitting or
the Austrian Delegation today, during
the discussion of military estimates,
much was said in consideration of the
aspect of affairs. It was, held that a re
duction of the army would be impolitic,
as Austria could not take lead la such- a,
movement. Though her force exceeds
half a million under arms, still it was
small.
_ SPAIN.
Atigttst-16.--Eneotititenroon;
tinne-'between the troops and bands of
Carlists. Up to the preaentmoment the
Carlists have been uniformly defeated.
ARRIVALS.
LONDON, August 16.—The steamers
SiberiNand Paraguay, from New York,
and Prussian, from Quebec have arrived
out. The weather throughout puriand
the past few days has been fair.
FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL.
Lorgiqs, August 16—if.:vening.—Con
ibls for money 92%, account 93. 6-20
bonds at London quiet; '628 83%; 1 65 a
old 82y 4 ; '67s 81%; Eries 19%; Illinois
94%.
LIVERPOOL, August 16.—Cottqn firm
er; middling. Uplands WA.: Orleans
13%d.; sales 15,000 bales, including 5,000
- for speculation and export. California
white wheat declining Its. 3d.®lls. 4d.;
red western 10s. 2d. .blour 25s 6d. Corn
303. Oats 3s 611. Peas 435. Pork 102 s.
6d. Beef 90i. Lard 765. Cheese 625.
Bacon 645. Linseed oil £3l 15s.
LONDON. August 16.—Refined Petro
leum 15.'73‘,(1. Sugar easier but not low
er. Petroleum at Antwarpfirm at 54%.
HAVRE, August 16 —Cotton quiet and
Et oady 162%f. ou spot.:
HAVRE, August In—Evening.—Cotton
closed quiet and steady on spot and afloat.
ANTWERP, August 16 —Evening.—Pe
troleam closed Rm.
NEW YORK CITY.
NEW YORK, August 16, 1869
iiEAvy ROBBERY
The office of the Washington Fire In
surance Company, 172 Broadway was
,
robbed on Friday night of a box coot tin
lug checks, bonds, policies, etc., to the
amount of 5127,000. The box was found
this morning on the stoop of a house in
Twenty-Third street, with a large portion
of the contents. There are missing 58, W 0
in Kings county bonds; 520,000 in Gov
ernment bonds, and 51,100 in gold.
THE PRATT CASE.
The case of Pratt the alleged Texan ri
oter was before Commissioner 04borne
to-day. Generals McDowell and Dwells
had previously had an interview , with
District Attorney Pierrepont in reference
to the course to be pursued in the event
of any attempt to rescue him. A vast
crowd had collected inside and outside
the U. S. Court room. At noon Pratt was,
brought in under guard of Co. B,lst Reg- .
Iment of Artillery. His counsel arrived
shortly afterwards. The case was
promptly opened by District Attorney
Ilerrepont arguing fur the Knited States
bat admitting that the °nil &Mance
against the prisoner was a telegram from
the Governor of Texas asking Governor
Hoffman to remand him to Texas, Dep
uty Sheriff Crowly testified to the arrest
of Pratt. Commissioner Osborne stated
that -be had examined die case on its
merits and there was not sufficient evi
dence to hold the prisoner. - Had not the
State Court pursued the course it had he
would have ao decided before this bolt.
The District Attorney and himself had
taken the course they had pursued be
cause they deemed .It important to
maintain' the laws of the United States
and it was simply and purely because
there were no facts sufficient to hold
the prisoner that he unpaid order his
discharge. There was lend cheering at
the conclusion of the decision and the
prisoner left the court room in company
with his friends, the, militazy returning
to Fort Schuyler. •
AID FOR OAR FRANCISCO.
Applications to the extent of $3,000,000
have been made to the Treasury Depart
ment to deposit gold in New York offices
and receive therefor drafts on San Fran
clßeo offices. It is expected that the goy
ernmest will assent tcrthe request. -
THE FREIGHT WAR. • •
Rumor says the war between the rail
roads on freight to and from the West
will culminate this week. Erie is report
ed to have made contracts toChicago arid
intermediate points onSaturday, as low
as twelve cents per hundred. About
five hundred fully loaded cars of goods
left the-Erie depot on Saturday and Sun
day, and ten extra trains were put on to
accommodate shippers . ' It is known a
contract was made in BUffalo on Satur
day with the-Erie Company to transport
half a million bushels of wheat at eleven
and a half cents per bushel. These
cheap rates are haying ruinous effect
upon the Erie. Canal, and many boats
are laid up. One of the Albany tug
boat lines has hauled off for want of
business. The New York Central is also
carrying heavy freight and extra trains
are running night and day.
Tke steamer Nebraska, from Liver
pool, arrived to-day.
A BAISC-hL ARRESTED
Robert E. Sprague, who fled from Og
densburg in May last, with twenty thou
sand dollars fraudulently obtained, and
another man's wife, was, arrested here
to-day and returnedlo Ogdensburg. He
had succeeded in getting off to Vera
Cruz, where he had an attack of yellow
fever. He returned here under an as
sumed name, but the police were too
shrewd for him.
PHILADELPHIA,
Destructive Fire—Low Water In the
Schuylkill River—A Supposed Block
ade Runuer—The Lapor uougress.
[By Telegraph to the Pictsborah Gazette.]
PHILADELPHIA, August 16. The
buildings of the Boston Desaicated Cod.'
fish Company, corner of Sixth street and
Columbia avenue, were totally destroyed
by fire this morning. Loss, 150,000; in•
swami) unknown. The buildings were
also occupied in part by the Puntingdon
Corn Starch Manufacturing' Company, '
and Bahm it Conway, steel umbrella
spring factory. The loss of the latter
will be 118,000.
Owing to the long and continuous dry
weather, the Schuylkill river has dwin-.
died to a small streaca,.and causes agreat
scarcity of water in the city.
Over two hundred canal boats are stuck
in the mud/between here and Morris
town. Fears are entertained that if the
dry weather continuos, the aupply.of
water in the city will fall.
The' ex-blockade runner, "Hornet,"
which left here on Saturday ostensibly
foiLiverpool, via Havana, has been cap
mired in the bay by the revenue cutter
' , Miami," and brought back to the Navy
Yard, it being supposed she intended
carrying an expedition to Cubs. The
men were, it is said, to be put aboard by
a tug which was in company at t e time
of.the Capture and inteaped. Th
_deulta
theEfor'net were c wded
with coal and wood which had e dently
been thrown on board fn a h . Her
crew amounted to twenty men, armed
with revolters and other . weapons.
The National Labor Congress , con
vened in the Assembly rooms at ten
o'clock, Vice President Tucker , in the
Chair. The opening prayer was by Rev.
Mr. Camp, of Philadelphia. The rooms
are tastefully draped in national colors.
Over two hundred delegates are present
and most of the States are represented.
The Chair appointed a Committee on
Credentials as follows: Messrs. Jessup
and Kohn, of New York; Cameron, of
Chicago; Treveilick, of Detrpit, and
Wall, of Pennsylvania. A recess was
taken until three o'clock, to enable the
Committee to report. and to give expres.
sion of regret to the memory of the late
President. At three o'clock the Conven
tion re-assembled, and after the report
of the Committee on Credentials an
able addrtes was made by Mr. Tucker.
Business will be taken up to-day.
Susan B. Anthony took her seat among
the delegates in the afternoon and re
ceived due attention. The Committee
on Credentials reported in part and asked
for further time, which was granted.
After so,ae discussion a recess of tvren
ty-tive minutes was ordered for consul-
tation, and on re-assembling the chair
announced formally the death of Mr.
Sylvia, the late President, and on motion
a Committee, consisting of one delegate
from each State represented, was ap
' pointed to draft a set of resolutions re
garding the death. Mr. Cameron made
some feeling and appropriate remarks on
the life and usefulnms of the late Mr.
Sylvia. Other delegates paid suitable
tribute to his memory. Miss Anthony
moved that,.the eulogy of Mr.
Cameron be the voice of the
Congress, but her credentials not
having been received her motion was not
entertained. The motion was carried,
however, when regularly offered. Mr.
Trevlllick, the chairman, then read his
annual report, the first part of it which
was prepared by the late President, set
ting forth the leading principles of this
Congress. ' The report web ordered to be
printed for circulation. Miss Anthony
was ruled out of the Convention aa a del
egate. ,
A SKRATOGA letter says; One4 , of the
greatest nuisances at a hotel is hand
some young man. He is an intolerable
bore to all the ladlea of good seas ei in the
house. If I. might be ; allowed aisuggee
tion, I would advise every father ,whols'
threatened .with a handsome m a rl in nig
family, just to take a clothes pounder mid
batter his nose to a vumice. rig some
cause or other,. nine out of ten of the
haodsome men you meet are conceited
jackdaws. They cultivate their hair and
complexion so much that they have no .
; time to think of. their brains. By the
•on they zeach thirty, their heads and
hands aro equally soft. There are three
or four of these specimens of harnanity
stopping at Congress Hall. Youare sure
to find them astride the piano stool, or
boring some young lady to sing an air
from opera bonds. As before observed,
they are an Intolerable nuisance.
Ht who has a love for nature can nev
er be alone. In the shell ho picks up on
the shore—in the leaf fading at , his feet
—in the grain of sand and morning dew,
ho sees enough to_employ his mind for
hours. Such a mind is never idle. He
studies, the worki of his Master, whick
he sees all around him, and finds a pleas
ure of >which the deyotee of sin and folly
can form no conception. • ,
Dress Reform.
Read the following remarkable article
from Mrs. Stanton's Revolution ; •
The art of dress must be founded on
nature. We may assume, without fear of
contradiction, that the dress must have
sleeves, or at least apertures for the arms.
It would seem to be almost an equally
self-evident proposition that the lower
part of the dress should be bifurcate, and
recognize Nature's endowment of the
human species with legs.
As regards the mechanical principles of
dress, it should obviously fit closely
where there is greatest motion, especi.
ally the limbs as yots approach the hands
and feet. Rut, while the hands may
often be sufficiently disengaged to allow
the ornament of , clranery.sleevety this is
never possible for the feet, when in nse.
It will be found by experiment that any
loose clothing below the knee, whether
=bifurcate or bifurcate, is a serious im:
pediment to locomotion. As fitness pre.
scribes beauty, the pantalette about the
ankle is, therefore, always an abomina
tion; awl, to the unsophisticated eye, the
"Broomer," or street-sweeping costume,
would doubtless appear even more ludi
crous and ungainly than the Bloomer.
lln the same manner the masculine pan
taloon of the present day, loose below
the knee, is an obstruction to motion, as
well as untidy, wasteful, and a deformity..
The present loose legging, and detestible
masculine boot must ultimate:y be re
placed with gaiters and shoes or close
fitting bopts, for reasons of economy,
efficiency or elegance.
Nolemale costume is more beautiful in
this department than that of the Swiss
peasant, which consists simply of orna
mental stockings and pretty shoes, with
a skirt reaching only to the knees. This
freedom of motion,. and is good
for working, walking or dancing. The
Swiss stocking in winter obviously can
be supplemented with the- gaiter, fur
adorned, and made either of the most
durable or elegant materials.
The conventional page of our theatres
furnishes some suggestion for the ense mble
of new femalecostume,ineluding thefull,
slashed, silken trowsers above the knee.
For the upper part of the dress, the
Grecian 'tunic and undeivest is always
beautiful. There are many who may in
sist, at least in the earliest stages of this
reform, that the skirt of the female dress
shall be distinguished from the'masculine
coat hp closure. If thiseoncessionto the
current ideas of prejudices of the West
em nations be necessary, emphatic pro.
teat should be made against the frobk,
which is a thing with a belt, cutting the
figure in two and obliterating all sem
blance of the natural lines and curves of
the human form divine. If the closed
skirt, is to be adopted as part of the new
costume, let ns have the Gabrielle with
the skirt ust to the knee. For a work
iugAre.ss for either sax.. ft hlotise yetth.4'
belt may be worn, but this is not proper.
ly costume. '
Coal• Freights. by Rail.
The Cleveland Itemld says: The Cleve
land and Pittsburgh road, with its
branches, opens a channel for the intro
duction of a large number of the common
grades of coal, such coal as can be had
at the mines for a low royalty of fifteen
or twenty-five cents per ton, can be
cheaply mined, and which ought to be
brought to the consumer at a small ad
vance upon the cost, the business to be
made profitable by the large amount sold.
For most purposes these coals are sub
stantially as good as -friar Hill or the
higher grades. There is now but little
encouragement to bring them to market,
for the reason that the Cost of trcinsporta•
lion this railroad is too high to leave any
Inarynn for the dealer. One fact will
illustrate all that we need say.
The freight on coal from Balineville to,
Cleveland, a distance of say eighty-five
miles, is $l,BO per ion, or $lB per car.
The same car is transported over the Lake
Shore and Michigan Southern to Toledo,.
a distance of one hundred and twelve
and a half mile , ' for $l4. The one char
ges two cents per naiW, the other one and
a quarter. A drawback is allowed by
the Cleveland and Pittsburgh proportion.
ate to the amount transported. This is
of no benefit to small dealers. It has in
ctucen nearly, if not quite, all the coal
dealers at Salineville to combine into, as company, company, and by this means they get
sufficient drawback to enable them to
keep their mines in operation.
Personal.
,
TEE gentlemen of society it Saratoga
are epitomized as follows Greatest Hon,
General Sheridan;' luckiest man, JohnG.
Saxe; ladies' favorite;. Ensign Mason;
most distingue, W.' R. Travers; dances
the most, Sheridan; best dressed, Charles
Leland; politest,, Joe, of the Clarendon.
&mallow figures up Commodore Van
derbilt's wealth at $00,000,000.
IDLEWTLD , -011C8 the abode of Willis
is now sadly neglected. The property
has passed into the hands of Mr. George,
of Newburg, who purchased it for thirty
thousand dollars.
Btri.ws,n is now seldom seen in the
House of• Lords. • He is an old' 'man,
looks gone, as if his day was done. , He
has' quit writing, come down:from( the
clouds of romance, and walks the Plain
old earth "gloomy and unhapoV,
,
Tut finest cottage erected at _lgetvpart
during the past year is that of . Ms;
Francis Train, who herself superintended
its construction and plans.
Evrity year almost the long 'sought
perfect - type-setting machine is invented.
The latest is the invention of a man in
Raleigh, North Carolina, and it is tip.
proved by Mr. Seaton gales and Gover
nor Holden, who assert their belief in ita
practicability. The name of the new in
strument, which is calleV'The Wild
Goose Type-setting Machine," excites
suspicion, but the inventor.; le nMine,
and he promises to furnish fo ith
accompanying type-distributor,. two
machines, not to cost more.thrux
Wrommisartows have come down
as through six centuries, and have hardly
experienced 411 improvement since the
Ant ono was invented.
NUMBER :187
The Irish Church Bill.
The London Times speahs of the final
settlement of the Irish Church question
as follows:
"The, settlement of a ulost difficult and
long•controverted question may be made
the occasion of a word of common sense,
which shall also beta word of peace.
Nothing has been more common dunng
the recent discussion than_ to accuse - the
Lords, and more especiilly the Bishops,
of having spoken with the single aim of
getting more money for their friends.
The Primate's speech last night will pro
voke many repetitions of this charge. It
was, indeed, very fairly open to them. It
must not be forgotten, however, that the
bill is a disendowing bill, It grants ab
solute organization but takes away prop
erty hitherto devoted to the use of partic
ular persons. What form could , opposi
tion take to a measure like this, except
that of attempting to mitigate its severi
ty. liad,the friends of the Irish Church
at once resigned everything that was re
quired of them, their submission would
have been a confession that they. never
oughtl to have had possession of their en
dowments; and, although •we hold this
opinion, we cannot expect them to ac
knowledge and act upon it. Do not let
us persist in repeating this charge. Ro
man Catholic or Anglican, Baptist or
Presbyterian, ecclesiastic or laymen, no
man gives what he believes to be his own
without a murmur, and to call him cov
etous because he attempts to save as much
as he can from those he deems his de
spoilers is to convict ourselves of narrow
ness which would be incredible if it had
not of late become-almost universal.
Can't Adprd It.
There arc men who don't take a paper,
because they "can't afford it"-4hey, ate
too poor—thoy require all their money to
keep up their family expenses "these
hard times." We met one of these the
other day, and we said to him he ought
to have a paper. "Well, really,"
said he, "I would if I could afford it.
Would like to oblige you; but things are
so confounded tight just now that it is
hard to make both ends meet." We did
not press the matter upon our "hard up"
friend, but knowing, his habits, we made
the following calculation based on that
knowledge. Two glasses of ale a day ht
ten cents, seventy-three dollars; three
cigars, one after each meal, one hundred
and nine dollars and fifty cents; board or
a big dog, thirty dollars—all in one year.
two hundred and twelve dollars and fifty
cents—stacient to buy six barrelirof
flour, one barrel of -sugar, one sackof
coffee, a good coat, a) respectable dress, a
frock for the baby, and half a dozen-pairs
of shoes, and' all the "daily - papers in_ the
city, to say nothing about magazines,
books, & - c. You see the point—the.inhn
couldn't afford it, and thereare thousands
list-like thew forte imnte
Men Without Weskits.
We sometimes meet with men who
seem to think that any indulgence in an
affectionate feeling is, weakness. They
will return from a journey, and greet
their families with a distant dignity, and
move among their children with;the cold
and lofty splendor of an iceberg surroun
ded by its broken - fragments. ; :There is
hardly amore unnatural sight on earth
than one of these families without &heart.
Who that has exTerienced the joys o f
friendship, and values sympathy and af
fection, would not rather lose all that is
beautiful in nature's scenery than be rob
bed of the hidden treasures of his heart?
Cherish, then, your heart's best affections.
Indulge in the warm and gushing emo
tions of filial, paternal and traternal love.
Mulock.
Ta Casino Espanola was opened in
Havana last night, with much pomp and
celebration. • •
Additional Dllancets by Telegraph.
BUFFALO, August 16.—Receipts: wheat
150,000 bushels, corn 78,000 bushels, oats
68,000 bushels, flour 14,000 bbls. Ship
ments: wheat 125,000 bushels, corn 47,-
000. Freights: 14c. on wheat, 120. on
corn. to New York. Flour dull and
steady. Wheat active, °letting a shade
weaker: sales of 15,000 bushels No. 2.
Chicago at $1.4634; 7,500= bushels do. at
$1,47; 14,600 bushels sample Milwaukee
on private terms; 15,000 bushels No. 1
Milwaukee club at $1,60; 82,300 bushels
No. 2 do. at $1,50: 16,000 bushels _amber
Michigan at 51,60; 7,500 bushels amber
Ohio at $1.59; 7,500 bushels red Toledo at
81.58: and in the afternoon 22,500 bushels
N 0.2 Milwaukee club at 11,60. Corn dull
and nominal at $1@1,05, according to
condition. Oats' dolt, 64@65c. for old.
and -61@82c. for new.' Be . Y nominal.
Pork firm at 434,50 for heavy mess. Lard
firm at 20c. Eilghwines dull. scarce and
nominal at 101,10341g1,11. ! I ,
ALaswir, August 18.-Bee es dnll l re
ceipts comparatively. large, numbering
10,000 more than last week, average
quality good, some very, flue elroves from
Kentucky and •Illinois Marti ' was a
disposition to break tha. market down
but no change from last weeks 'prices ef
fected. Highest - prima realized; 93Te for 16
very fine Kentucky steers. Selected from
a drove of SO averaging 1,446 rounds; but
choice stairs average from 1,000 cto :1,150
pound's, sold at 70)7340.. , NO .change for
sheep: supply,consists of inferiorairoveso.
prices 4®6 o- for common to 6.ir; but
little doing In lambs, - ordinary to fair 8
to 7; extra 731. Recelptin hOga mbderate
with very slight -- demand, pribes un
changed. • '" ' l'
NEW ORLEANS, l'August`Cotton
salts 75 bales low middling at 50030304
receipts 75 bales.- Plour—aupeiths9lls,74
double extra 16;50; treble extra 65, 7 5..,
Corn dull atll for white. 'Oats 64214650.
Bran $l. Hay /29. - Pork held att 135,50.
Bacon at 17c for shoulders; 7 1931(4200 for
aides, and 23'52530 for balm • ell at
20@20U0 for.tierce, and 25@)260 - keg.
Butrartirm; common 1 1 @l 2 o• •Micttrime
/ 4 3‘@1.4}4c. Molasses dull: reboil. 60@
70e. Whisky $1;123‘®1;15. • Coffee in
softie at 15®15g for fair, and'prime at
16Wg116, , ,0. • Exchange-ate:rift-1473;
New York sight gpremitoW Gold 18234
°swam), Aug.-10.—Flour lune .
Wheat firm and quiet; No. 2 kee
club held at-61,60; 7,000 tat - old amber,
chhran at $1.07. - Corn- unchanged.
'canal freight; higher to New York at 90
on wheat and $4 on corn!, ,lake imports
—16,000
• bu wheat, 20,000hn corn. Oanat
export's-48,000 bu wbast