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NEWS BY CABLE:
Zondon Times on French Mattens--Eng_
lisp Cotton. Trade Dull—The Remedy—
Franee and China—The Hyacinthe
:Letter Excitement over Spanish
-American Affairs 'at a Lail.
tßy Telegraph to the Pittabergh easette.l
'LONDON, Sept. 28.4-The Timea has an
editorial on 'the situation of affairs in
France. It says if the Emperor is now
recovered, his conduct cannot easily be
accounted for. The new Constituti
may be regarded as virtually in vigo on
and the granting of amnesty and toler
ance is extended to the present. Every
circumstance tends to foster the convic
tion that a new era has dawned; yet the
Emperor remains inactive, as though he
considered everything done yet public
demands the convocation of the legisla
tive body, and unesiness causes some
members to contemplate the invasion of
their own franchises next month with a
view of deliberating without the consent
of the Executive. No one, however, ex
pects a resort to uc h extremes. The legal
ity of the &induct in allowing six months
to elapse between the dissolution and re
convocation of the Chambers, depends
on a technical quibble. Although the
legislative body separated before it was
constituted, still it had given formal
signs of its existence by several divisions.
Pews, September 23.—Prince De La
Tour D'Anerque, the French Minister of
Foreign Affairs, and Mr. Burlingame, of
the Chinese Embassy, have made ar
rangements for establishing improved
relations between France and China, on
the basis of)inutuaL conciliation, and the
Franck Government has sent out in
structions to its representatives in China
to act-in accordance with this policy.
The specie in the Bank of France has
increased 67,000,000 francs.
The religions _journals express grief
at the letter of Perre , Hyacinhte.
The Monde says the letter justifies the
fears which have long been entertained
in regard to him. No such language has
een heard in the French church since
the middle ages: -
- The Petrie declares that the indepen
dent language and courageous tones of
his sermons attracted much attention,
and have' drawn on the preacher the con
demnation of his superiors.
Lomax, September 23.—Lord West
bury has been appointed . Lard Justice of
the Court of Appeals, vice Sir S. Selwyn.
The Times in an article on the cotton
supply, says Mr. Ashwn and Mr. Bright,
by different methods, arrive at the same
end, namely: that nothing is wanted but
more cotton. More cotton would start
the mills and silence the clamor against
free trade. Of this we are not sure; but
we ate - well aware-that the prostration of
industry in Lancashire demand attention.
Cotton is dear because it is scarce. Why
scarce? The crop of the Southern States,
with considerable . consignments from
other points, has enormously increased
the supply. If less cotton arrives, Liver
pool must investigate the cause. It
would be safer to say that Lancashire
suffers from the loss of trade more than
from the dearness and scarcity of cotton.
The demand for goods is less than it for
merly was. • If the Americans would
take our manufactures as freely
as we take their cotton and
corn, the industry would be surely ours,
and the supply of-material theirs. It is
not improbable that the protective tariffs
of other countries are answerable in
some degree for the depression in Lan
cashire. It is certain that in this case
cheap cotton will not remedy the suffer
ing. The loss of the market is not
material. Our manufacturers com
manded the world—they were better
and cheaper than those of other coun
tries. What% to be done now, that the
'people refuse to buy In the cheapest mar
ket? Without it free-trade manufactur
ing loses its value. If trade is bad in
consequence of the restrictions of other
countries, the scarcity or abundance of
cotton is immaterial. Without doubt
Lancashire suffers, because other coun
tries refuse to trade with us freely. To
attempt to relieve her, by refusing to
- trade freely with them, would be absurd.
MARINE NEW N.
LONDON, September 23.—The steamer
Maine, for New York, took out $71,000
In specie. •
FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL.
LONDON', Sept. 23—Eve.—Console, 923 4 .
American securities quiet and steady.
Five•twenty bonds: '623, 8235; '6se,
old, 82; '67s, Sly,: Ten-forties, 74k;
62a at Frankfort Sac, 86g. Erica, ZIM;
The bullion in the Bank of T. ngland
has decreased £212,000. French ratites
LIVERPOOL. Sept. - 23.—Cotton quiet;
middling uplands at 12y0 New Orleans
at 1234: sake 8,000 bales. California
white wheat lOs 10d; red western 9s 9d.
Western Flour 24s 6d. Corn 30s.
Oats 8s 6d. Peas - 455. Pork 112 s.
Beef 90s. Lard 755. Cheese 61s. Ba
con 65s 6d. petroleum and Naval Stores
• LONDON, Sept. 23.—Tallow 475. Su
gar dull both on spot and afloat; spot 119 s
ANT WEEP, Sept. 23.—Petroleum flat at
- 456 klivnn, Sept. 23.—Cotton dull; sales
at 14735 L
Musical Convention—Music an an Etc
- meat or Worship.
[By 'Telegraph to the Pittaborat gazette.]
BoierON, September 23.—1 n the Na
tional Music Convention to-day. L. H.
Southard, of Baltimore, delivered an ad
dress on music as an element of worship.
He protested against the adoption of vul
gar or popular music in churches. Re
did. not , deem the musk, • now in use
adapted to congregational singing, and
consixpiently favored organized. choirs.
In his opinion, the Proteptant. church
music, except that of the- English
church, has been retrograding for the
past twenty years. •
, Other speakers followed, generally
agreeing with Southard.
Vonventlon filmed with oconeert in
the evening largely attended. '
—Tte steamer Caledonia, from GllE
gow, arrived at New York last night.
—Gen. Augur left Omaha for Fort
Bridger and Salt Lake City on Wednes
—Lord Granville urges the admission
of British Columbia to the Confederation
—The Pioneer Association of California
passed Altoona last evening, en• route to
—The Polytechnic College of Pennsyl
veins began its sixteenth annual sesalon
to-day with increased classes.
—R. H. Davis, a miller of Lemonweir,
Wis.. was murdered and robbed Wed
nesday night near Lemonweir.
—From Marine, 111., there is a report
that a German was hung by his neigh
bors for-grossly assaulting his niece,
only twelve years of age.
_—The corner stone of the new Divinity
Hall for the Theological department of
Yale College. was laid at New Haven,
(.1., Wednesday afternoon.
—The Railroad Commissioners return.
ed to Omaha on Wednesday, having
made . s more thorough examination of
the road than any previous party.
—The speech of General Butler, daily.
ered in Worcester, Mass., at the dinner
of the Agricultural Society yesterday,
was entirely of a non political nature.
—Major General Turner,U. S. A., was
married at St. Louis, on ednesday, to
Miss Blanche Soulard. Gen. Sheridan
and other officers of note were present at
—At Wasbinglon Clty Wednesday
evening Pheelan and Deery played a
game of billiards, five hundred points,
push shotbarred, the former commenc
48g in twenty-one Innings. Deery scored 6.
—The trial of James Griffin, engineer
of a freight train, charged with crimi
nal neglect in causing the disaster at
Mast Hope, on the Erie Railway, com
menced yesterday at Milford, Pa.,
before Judge Barrett.
—A difficulty occurred in Columbia
county, Georgia, on Sunday between a
planter named Baker and a party of
negroes, in which Wm. Jones, negro,
was killed. The published account rep
resents that Baker acted in self defense.
—A terrific thunder storm occurred at
Yarmouth, N. 8., Wednesday morning.
The house of Joe. Hamilton was struck
by lightning, and Mr. Hamilton and , his
wife instantly killed. The house was set
on fire and a bed-ridden daughter perish
ed in the flames.
—R. T. Daniel, Chairman of the 'Vir
ginia Conservative State Central Com
mittee publishes a card this morning
stating that there is not even the color of
truth in the newspaper statement that
Gen. Canby ever intimated that the test
oath would not be required, it he, Canby,
could be made Senator.
—The National Musical Convention or
ganized at Boston on Wednesday, choos
ing Honorable Elisha Dyer as President,
Among 'the Vice Presidents are L. H.
Southard, of Indiana, and H. Perkins, of
low; and W. S. B. Matthews, of Illinois,
is among the Secretaries. Mayor Shaft
lift made an address of welcome.
—The Minnesota Democratic State
Convention met at St. Paul yesterday.
The State is pretty well represented.
Hon. J. N. Castle, of Washington coun
ty, was made temporary Chairman.
Therese much diversity of opinion as to
what the platform shall be. Hon. Geo.
L. Otis, of St. Paul, will probably be
nominated for Governor.
—Reports from the Pawnee Reserva
tion indicate great excitement there.
Several of the Pawnees have been killed
by the Sioux. The Indians continue hos
tile at Fort Buford, and a largo numbrr
aro congregated in the neighborhood.
Outrages are also being committed on
Montana; a hunting party had been at
tacked and one man killed.
—Further investigation concerning
the discovery of the skeletons of a wo
man and child near Loch Lomond, N. 8.,
leave no doubt that a double murder has
been committed. A man named Kane
lain custody on suspicion of being the
guilty party, and the bodies are supposed
to be those of his wife and child. Tne
affair has caused great excitement in the
—Mrs. Halpine, the wife of a mechanic
living in Brooklyn, while in a fit of in
sanity Wednesday afternoon, killed her
son, a boy of eight years, by cutting him
in the head with a hatchet. Her daugh
ter, Alice, attracted by
,the boy's cries,
broke in the door and was also attacked,
but managed to secure the hatchet and
bring in the police, who took Mrs. Hal
pine into custody.
—L. .E, Amswick, John L. Thompson
and other parties in St. Louis have filed
a petition in the Bankrupt Court
against Chas. S. Kentzlg for some fifty
thousand dollars, which they allege be
owes them. They say Keritzig has over
two hundred thousand dollars worth of
property; that he has removed over ten
thousand dollars Werth of goods , to
avoid attachment; concealed some
twenty-five hundred dollars and put all
his real personal property out of his
—At London, Canada. Wednesday,
fully thirty thousand people arrived by
special trains, the occasion being the re
ception of Prince Arthur, state Indus•
trial Exhibition. Prince Arthur, with
Governor Gen. Yowls', rode to the In
dustrial Exhibition Grounds, where ad
dress were presented by the Agriculural
and Art Societies. The Prince and Sir
John Young then went through the Ex
hibition, where an enormous crowd was
present. - AtiAtnerican flag, which had
been hung In the decorations, was pulled
down and torn to pieces.. Much excite
ment prevailed. r,
—At the celebration by the coloied
people of Dayton, Ohio, of the anniver
sary of the Emancipation Proclamation,
H. Clark, colored, of Cincinnati, the
orator of the day. said "I have within .a
few weeks had the good fortune to find
nlyself,in accord with the good old Dem
ocratic party; to have sentiments ap
plawled by its -organs. and several of
them .have gone so far as to assert that
with such sentiments as I entertain and
avow, Itm as good a Democrat as need
be." The above refers to newspaper,
comments on his Louisville speech, of
which be said "I find in reading over,
mY !Meech, which has so pleased my
Democratic friends, that I demanded
equal compensation, equal. imployment
and equal ballot for the colored man, and
for this lam admitted to full standing
to the Democratic Church." He spoke
for` an hour; The attendance was Mrge
FOUR O'CLOCK, a. ..m.
Grand Republican Rally.
OF GOY. GEARY.
Address by the Governor and Others.
(Special Dispatch to the Pittsburgh Gazette.
APOLLO, September 23, 1869.
-There was an enthusiastic rally of the
Republicans at this place to-day, ar
rangements having been made for a
grand demonstration, inasmuch as Gov
ernor Geary had accepted an invita
tion to be present on the )occasion.
There was a large outpouring of the
people, delegations coming from all sec
tions of the surroundiin country, thus
showing unmistakably that the Requbli
cans mean to present a united front to
the old enemy at the contest on the sec
ond Tuesiliy of October.
Gov. Geary was escorted to the town.
by a large procession, consisting of citi
zens in carriages, on horseback and on
foot, carrying banners and fisgs.
A meeting was organized at 7 o'clock
in the evening, Hon. Darwin Phelps
presiding. The Vice Presidents were:
Col. M. J. Jackson, James Guthrie, Sam
uel Jack, S. Whitehouse, Henry M.
Beatty, Capt. R. D. Ellwood, G. R. Grin
ner, Simon Truby, H. G. Owens, Jesse
Jones, David Henderson, B. L. Brown,
Col. W. H. H. Pipes, Wm. J. Sterrett,
Dr. Murray, Dr. MaFarland, John L.
Truby, Esq., Jas. Beale, Wm. Rogers
and George Paul. Secretaries, W. S.
Cochran and J. B. Jackson.
Gov. Geary first addressed the meeting.
He was greeted as he appeared upon the
stand with loud cheers, and it was some
minutes before be -could proased. -Re
ferring, to the Deinocratin cry of "ruin?
he spoke of his journey through the
State, meeting .everywhere, he said, evi
derices,of unexampled Prosperity, and
other satisfactory indications that the
people were relieved from the anxiety
under which they had labored, as the
result of the great piditical excitement
attendant neon the Presidential canvass
He next spoke of the Democratic state
ment that reform in the administration
of public affairs was imperatively de
manded, and showed the utter falsity of
this Democratic assumption by contrast- i
leg their action when in power with
their "reform" cry now.
Alluding to the national affairs, he
demonstrated that Andrew Johnson in
the last year of his administration had
Increased the debt fifty millions, while
during the first six months of Republi
can rule, under President Grant, the
debt had been reduced nearly that
amount, a gain practically of nearly one
The State Government appeared in an
equally favorable light, Republican ad
ministration, in a few years, having paid
off five'millions of the debt of the Com
monwealth, and - also added another mil
lion to the treasury to pay bonds com
ing due. In consequence of this the
State credit had been strengthened.
Pennsylvania bonds were six and seven
per cent. premium, while those of other
States were below par. All this, too
had been accomplished without taxing
real estate. County and municipal taxes
should be looked to before there was
was more grumbling on this score.
The pardoning.business appeared in a
different light by the examination of the
records, showing that but one hundred
and ninety-eight pardons had been is
sued in the last three years, while
during the same period his
Democratic predecessors had granted
asmany as one thousand, none of them
less then three hundred. The
whole sale remission of sentences
in Philadelphia Courts, practiced fin. a
long series of years, which had been
effectually stopped, was another fact In
rfutation of the assertion that the Ex
ecintive bad abused his prerogative. •
I Asto the charge that he had recently
signed bills without due consideration
of theni, be showed by the record that
he had issued two hundred and seventeen
Vetoes, averaging one fer every working
day of the legislative session—sufficient
evidence, he maintained, that some care
had been exercised in the matter.
He next referred to the suffrage ques
t on, and said it was better to allow those
to vote who had helped to lave rather
than those who had sought to destroy the
The Governor closed hia ; eloquent "ad
ass .pith an able review of the present.
p osperity, of the State, and...pledged
i lin ars tself, if re-elected, to administer its
for the public ,he had
dime in the Past.
IHon. Mahlon Chance, or Ohio, Jesse
Kennedy, Esq., of Lancaster, end *M. ,
David ,Barclay, of Kittaning, also Made
speeches and at a late hour the meeting
adjourned, with enthusiastic cheers for
Geary and Williams.
[By Telegmb in the \Pittsburgh
The Custom receipts for the
ing on the 18th 'net., were $ 1.27
E. McTlmony has been appointee! by
the President Consul at Tumbeel, Peru.
LOUISVILLE, POSTMASTER APPOINTED.
Mrs. Lucy Moorhead Porter,o ' Coving
ton, has been appointed Postmistress at
Louisville, 'vice Speed. Jessee
Boylis was some time ago. designated
for the place but his commislion was
The jury in the ease of Sehuman,
charged with abstracting unsigned bank
notes from the Treasury, this afternoon
rendered a verdict 'of guilty. Al motion
for arrest ofjudgment was made with a
view to obtain a new trial. •
• , I
ENOAOED WITH HIS CABINIT.
The time of the President' to=day has
been entirely devoted to busi7 with
the Postmaster General, Secrets of the
Navy and thd Secretary of War. A. lave
crowd of visitors were presen; at the
White House, but were not ab.e to see
the President because of important busi
ness with prominent officials.
WHAT THE - FRIENDS OF CUB* SAY.
Prominent friends of Cuba de . re it to
be stated that article twenty-fo , r of the
constitution adopted by the Cu • :n Con
gress, in Aprillast, declares all the in
habitants of the Republic absolu , :ly free,
and they deny the statement in Senator
Sumner recent speech that an • decree
has been subsequently issued I,..aintain
A committee of one hundred -hereto
fore appointed, met to-night. resolu
tion was adopted for the appoimment of
a committee of fifteen to report tan ad
journed meettni; an outline of a plan for
the grand International Explition at
Washington in 1871. It was s ggested
by one of the speakers that the exposi
tion be held on the Washington .Tiational
Monument grounds, and that the sur
plus funds, if any, 'be appropriated to the
dnishing of the monument.
The City of Memphis Sells Its • abroad
Stoat—Uteamer Sant —The °bare°
ter Telegraph to the Pittsburgh Gaze te. )
Mkurnia, September. 23.-:-Fo several
days the Board of Aldermen lt • e been
hotly debating the question of se Hog the
city stock in the Little Rock • lroad,
amounting to five hundred arid seventy
shares of one hundred dollars :rich., in
order to save the credit of thee] , I* • Sev
eral bids were offered, but it is •,:nerally
conceded that the bid of one undred
thousand dollars by Col.• Kens' repre
senting Warren Fisher&Co , of Boston,
and others who owmthe Little Rock ana
Fort Smith Raliroadj will be accepted.
Thirty days have been-granted Col. Kel
lar to examine the condition of affairs.
of the road, he depositing fifteen thou
sand dollars as guarantee for the fulfil
ment of thecontract.
The steamer Guidion, hence for Little
Rock, struck a snag at Red Fork, Ar
kansas river, Tuesday, and sunk in four
feet of water. She had a valuable cargo
on board, which will be lost, but the
boat will be raised. No further particu
The revenue officers, after seizing over
ten thousand pounds of tobacco in the
store of Edmund Petingrew .t Co., re
leased the remaindel this morning. Be
fore the hour for their trial on the
criminal warrant issued by Jostles Hall.
Judge Emery, the Supervisor, has ob
tained warrants from U. S. Commis
sioner Smith for the arrest of Messrs.
Edmunds. Petingrew and Carter, and
also Deputy Sheriff Garrett and Justice
Hall for interfering with the. United
States officers in the discharge of
their duties. The - three former were
held to bail •in $lO.OOO each, for
their appearance at the next term of the
United States District Court—the latter
two being discharged on the ground that
there was no evidence of their knowing
the plaintiffs to be United States officers.
The suit of the firm against the officers
for $lOO,OOO damages is set for the Octo.
her term of the District Court.
The Board of Trade Imbroglio Settled
—The C., R. 1. a P. R. B. Co.—
Wealthy tAtlzen Run Over by a Horse
(By Telt graph to the Pittsburgh Gazette.)
CHICAGO, September 23.—The Board of
Trade to-day passed a resolution request.
ing the officers of the Board to withdraw
their resignations and the officers did
so. The suspended officers were rein
stated. The officers and the board were
all satisfied, and this ends this exciting
The Chicago; Rook Island and Pacific
Railroad Company• have 'flied their ac
ceptance to the act of the last General
Assembly of this - State,- which allows
railroad companies to divide their •Di
rectors into three classes, for different
terms of service.
William H. Has; Esq., of the town of
Cicero, was almost instaptly killed on
Wednesday afternoon byeing knocked
down and, run over by a fractious horse
driven by Thomas H. Keefe. Mr. Haaz
Was &highly respected, wealthy citizen,
and had just returned from a voyage to
Arrest ofa Counterfelter—Large Amount
of Bogus Money Secured.
CarTe'coach to the Pittsburgh ussette.l
PiginimErmurs, September 28.--The
United States Treasury agent, Olarvoe,
this morning arrested Capt. Leonard, a
famous ocenterfeiter. Upon the prisoner
were found between three and four thou
sand dollars in twenties; tens and fives
on the national :bank, and about one
thousand dollars , „in twentrave, cent
notes. • The :notes; were Well executed.
Leonard was felind in a house in the
neighborhood of Seventh and Walnut
streete:Where be has been living some
tine with Woman. The house was
searched this morning, and the woman
arrested. The officers also found a bugs
quantity of counterfeit stoney done up
in a package.
NEW YORE CITY.
(By Telegraph to tie Pittsburgh Gazette.)
.NEW Vona, September 23, 1869.
The suspension of the stock firm of
Vanderventer do Co. was announced at
the Stock Exchange to-day. The senior
partner is in St k Louis, and one of the
junior partnerarnamed Headley sbscond
ed with at least /100,000. in secnritiesheld
by the firm, and leaving the books; of
which he had charges in such a condition
that the Sinn are unable to ascertain the
correct state of their affairs: ' They asked
an indulgence of the Stock Exchange
for the present, which was.granted. The
exact amount' of the defalcation is not
A special dispatch , from: Liverpool to
private parties ' 'says the total amount of
specie known to have been shipped to
New Yorkwlthio the past threeldsys is
two million - dollars, one-half of which
was expected today.
A Cuttan Allibtuttering party, seventy-
Ave men, embarked , yesterday otb a
steam tug, intending, as is supposed, to
steam a short distance out of the harbor.
and then take a Cuban vessel awaiting
them. Fitlding themselves watched by
a revenue 'cutter, they disembarked at
Williamsburg. No arrests were made.
8.. J. Goodnongh is out with a card"de
nying the allegation charging him with
fraudulent transactions itb purchasing
stores for the Methodist Book Congers,
and desires thepuhlic to await his proof
of their falsity.
A large congregation,
today, at the
old North Dutch church, corner of Ful
ton and Williams streets, celebrated the
duodicimal of noonday prayer meetings.
A large number of French residents
partook •of a dinner at Steuben Hall
last night, by way of celebrating the an
niversary of the revolutionary struggle
of 1792. Among, the speakers were Gen.
Ciuseret and Chas. Villa.
Four vessels have very recently left
this port laden with fire arms, and a fifth
is on the point of starting. Their car
goes consist of oneilundred and twenty
five thousand. Enfield and two hundred
and twenty-five thousand Springfield
rifles, purchased from the United States
government for account of the, Porte by
the Ottoman Minister. • •
The Sun, of Tuesday, says: In every
respect the action of General• Sickles,
since be has .been charged with the
Cuban negotiation, at Madrid, has been
in fulfillment of his instructions. He has
done what he was ordered to do, and
the end is near at hand.
Michael W. Bares, a United States
weigher at this port, has been sus
pended from duty by Surveyor Cornell,
on a charge of having. made false re
turns of the quantity of dutiable mer
chandise weighed by him.-
-V. S. Simowarwpaymaster of the Her.
lem Railroad company, was knocked
down and robbed on Twenty-sixth street,
early this morning, by four ruffians,
who jumped from a- butcher's cart.
Ninety thousand dollars in currency,
with which he was to pay off employees
was taken. The rogues escaped, but one
suspicious person 'has since been. ar
The union of the three Republican
committees of this oily has been consum
mated, and there will be but ene delega
tion to the State convention.
The Evening Teat attributes the great
fall in Vanthrbilt stocks, and the panic
stock in the market yesterday, to the
Commodore himself, for the purpose of
getting in stock at a low figure.
About half-past nine o'clock a fire oc
curred on the oil train on the Erie rail
road, which was standing on the side
track at Pen Horn City, N. J. about
three miles west of Bergen Tunnel. The
flames • spread with such rapidity that
before any of the cars could be de
tachhd and removed beyond dan
ger, the entire train of cars was
enveloped in flames. Thence the fire
communicated to three large wooden
tanks, near the tracks used as a recep
tacle for crude oil. The fire was still
raging at midnight and fears are enter
tained for the safety of the extensive oil
works at Pen Horn. The loss is very.
heaVy. A number of passenger trains
were delayed for several hours. -
The base ball match to.day on the Cap
ital grounds, between the Nationals,
of Washington, and the Atlantic, of
Brooklyn, resulted in favor of the Atlan
tics—score 21 to 10.
National Capital Convention—The States
ziending Delegates Distinguished
Personages Expected to be Present.
LBY Telegraph , to the Pittsburgh Gazette.]
ST. LOUIS, Sept. 23.—The Executive
Committee having in charge the arrange
ments for the National Capitol Conven
tion, which is to be held in this city on
the 20th of October, with members of
the press and other citizens, held a meet
ing to-night, at which there was consid
erable interesting dissuasion.
The Governors of the following States
have responded to the movement and
will send delegattons: Illinois, lowa,
Kansas, Nebrask, Oregon, Nevada, Ar
kansas, Louisiana and Missouri.
The Governors of Maine and-Indiana
have deolined to appoint delegates, but
there will be representatives present
from the latter States.
Among the distinguished persons who
are expected to be present, are United
States Senators Yates, Trumbull, Pome
roy, Thurman, Thayer and McDonald.
Governors Harvey, Butler, Merrill,
Clayton, McClurg, Stephenson. Senter,
Haight, Palmer and Warmouth are ex
pected. Johnson, Dan W. Voorhies,
John A. Logan. John McClernand,
Robert G. Ingersol, Joseph Medill, Bai
ley Peyton, George L Pendleton, John
F. Colburn, of Indiana, John Forsyth, of
Alabama, will probably be in attend
All the leading railroads have been
consulted in relation to transporting free
delegates and such other persons as de
sire to attend the Convention. Many
have responded that they will issue free
tickets, while other roads will make half
fare arrangements, and only one road;
has so far declined to commute, rates.
'Another Counterfeiter Arrested.
Sr Telegraph to the l'lttsburgh Oez etteo
Loursvzrzn, September 23.—A force of
detectives made a raid upon the establish.
ment of one Henry A. Marchand, on
Market street, yesterday, and found a
large quantity of nickels, and a die used
In their manufacture, which were all con.
fiscated, and Marchand was Arrested.
It is believed Marchand is aleader of a
band of counterfeiters In the' west, ,who
have been circulating a large amount of
Conviction of Dr. Englemar—Straub
surrendered by his Bondemen—Ctun
berland and Ohio Railroad.
(By Telegraph totbe Pittsburgh Gazetre.l
Mei:duos, September 23.—The trial of
Dr. E. J. Englemar, for wholesale rob
bery, in this city, concluded yesterday .
evening. After hearing all the evidence,
the jury retired, and was oat but a short
time when they returned a Verdict sen
tencing him to the state prison for four
teen pease, and to pay *fine of five hun
dred dollars. A. motion was made by
his attorney for a new trial, but it has
not yet been decided.
George Straub's bondsmen surrender
ed him to Sheriff Shannon yesterday
evening. He is charged with the at
tempted murder of Mr. M. Schmidt, a
German, by striking him over the head
with a bar of iron. Straub is in Jail await:-
frig the result of the injuries of Mr.
Schmidt, who it is thought will die, •
A call is published TO the Courier, this
evening, for a meeting of the citizens
at the Court House,
da night, to bear an address from
Mr. Smith. President of the Cumber
land and Ohio Railroad. The object of
the meeting is to get this coupto vote
a subscription of stock to t he
which, if built, will greatly enhance the
value of property in this city and County,
and place Madison on a great through
line from Chicago to the heart of the
The colored folks had a grand ball and
concert at the Odd Fellows Sall. last
night. Every thing went off quietly.-
°swim*, September 23.—Flour un
changed; sales 1,700 bbla. Wheat dull
with sales of 7,500 bush red Michigan; at'
81,30, and 0,000 bush Milwaukee club at
/1,30. Corn held at 98 for No. 2. Barley
scarce and better with sates of 8,400 bush
Canada at p 1,37. Canal freights: wheat
11c, corn 934 c, barley 90 to New York.
Lake imports: 4,000 bush wheat, 11,809
bush corn, 8.800 bush barley. Canal. ea
Delegates to the Pomotogteal Conven.
Una Returned—Ladles' Pair—Rallroad.
lßp Telegraph to the Pltt4trargh Gazette.]
LEAVENWORTH, September 23.—The
Kansas delegation to the National Pomo
logical Convention recently held in Phil
adelphia. arrived here to-day; bringing
with them a large gold medal awarded
to Kansas for the best apples and pears
on exhibition. ,
The fair nuclei' the auspices ofthe /A
dies'Orptran Asyrcifb, progress
in this city, exceeds anything of the kind
ever given west of St._Louls. Its departa.
ments include manufactures of all kinds,
agricultural products, works of art, ail.
verwarei-etc., making a display which
constitutes it in every respect a first
class exposition. There is large attend
ance during both day and evening.
The Michigan Southern and Lake
Shore Railroad Company have encloeed
the bonds of the Leavenworth and Des—
moines Railroad. The completion of
this road, and the bridge across the bibs
souri, now under construction here, will
establish a route forty miles shorter
than any other from Chicago to the
lower Missouri valley, and make Leaven
worth, the intersecting point. The two
great routes to the Pacific, viz: from St.
Louis via. the Central Branch df the U. -
P., and from Chicago via. the R. L, the
Leavenworth and Deamoines, and the-
Kansas Pacific Railroads.
Van Denman not a Defaulter.
(By Telegraph to the Pittsburgh Gazette.]
CHICAGO, Sept. 23.—A dispatch was
sent from the Chicago agency of the
Western Associated Press, about the
15th of August, to the effect that W. P.
Van Denman, the Chicago partner of the
N. Y. Banking House of Swan & Payson
had disappeared from this city with
ton thousand dollars in United States
bonds belonging to his partners. On.the
30th nit. Messrs. Swan and Payson sent
a card to the Chicago .Press saying that
they felt it due to Mr. Van Deursen to
state that some days since he returned
to this, New York, city and having
satisfactorily explained the cause of his
absence, returned the ten United
States bonds of one thousand dollars
each, purchased by him without funds
in the regular course of busint se, on the
day before his departure from Chicago,
and that all outstanding_ accounts be.
tween him and us have been settled in
full. The publication of this explana
tion by the papers which published the
original dispatch is due- to Mr. Van
Universalist National Convention—Third
]By Telegraph to tne Pittsburgh Gazette.]
BUFFALO, Sept. 23.—The National Uni
versalist Convention was occupied dur
ing the forenoon in dismaing the re
port of the Centenary Committee. It
was unanimously adopted.
Rev. Asa Saxe, of Rochester was elect
ed General Secre t ary of the C onvention.
Rev. Dr. Brooks, of Philadelphia, was
made Trustee In place of Bey. D. B. Lee,
E. R. Crowell, Treasurer of the Con
vention, resigned, and D. L. Rolden,Of
New Jersey, was elected in ins place -
The next meeting of the Convention
will be held• at Gloucester, Mass.; Sept.
1870, where the first Universalist church
was established In America, Adjourned
Additional Markets by Telegraph
BUFFALO, September, 28.-Floor dull;
sales of 2,000 bbls old city spring at 16.75.
Wheat inactive; new - No. 2 Milwaukee
Club held-firm at $1,50;' salea 22,000 bush
Chicago per sample at 61,15. Corn nom
inal, condition 'poor,'' no transactions. ,
Oats. dull; sales 13,000 bush Not western s.
at 530. Rye nominal, held at about fl.
Seeds dull; sales 100 bags timothy at $4.
Highwines firmer; sales 100 bbls at $l,ll
@1,12. Pork quiet, at P 3033,50. Lard
quiet at 1902)1934c. '
NEw ORLEANS, September 28.:--Cotton
active and prices irregular; sales of 1,967
bales middlings at 27 34@) 27 % 4 3; receipts
1,294 bales. Hay VT. Bacon at 17340 for
shoulders, and 20@210 for sides. Lard 16
®21350. Other articles unchanged. Gold.
isay,. Sterling nominal. N ew York
re d at p.m amber at ii 1.25. whits stsl.3o.
Corn at ;100. Rye at 1100. Oats at 60e.
B i wa at $1,30. Flour at • 113,00. Bacere
sides at 19yie. Hams 200 shoulders /7e.