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teal Protesslon—Local Acts
Passed—Weekly Record of Pro
ceedings Ordered Trouble
Among the. Firemen.
DICPeM to the Ihttebargh Gazette
MAnntonvao, Jan. 19, 1870.
By Mr. CONNELL: Authorizing turn.
. pins, canal and'plank road companies to
Latta bonds, moored by 'mortgage, and
to abandon portions of boa for public
Authorl dim rslimed' companies to
lame and become loam with other
By Mr. NAGLE: Prohibiting Justioes
• °title Peace practicing as attorneys.
By Mr. WHITE: Protecting the people
of Permaylvanht from empiricism and
elevating the standard
of the medical
profession, which incorporates all meal.
eel societies raider one State society., ,
By Mr. GRAMAM: For a Stide road In
Axiality:mg. Allegheny ind Butter Man.
.10...013TERHOUT: Resolution for
6,ooooeolea of the Governor's Inaugural.
Mr. ORkM&M called up tfie bill to.
creating West Plttetnargh borough tax.
Able, the bill incorporating theta:tame
burg and Etna Swings Bank. Passed.
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
By Mr. WHITE: Referring the bill re•
crimnizing the treasury to the Retrench
ment and Reform tkanmittee. Adopted.
By Mr. HUMPHREYS: For printing
the Governor's inaugural, Auditor Gen
eral's and Treasurer's reverie. Lost.
By Mr. DIMMICK: Authorizing the
appointoreat of a standing committee on
mining. Adopted. • .
RECORD OP FROCKED/N043.
The.SPEAKER announced that the
10cminfttulon required the printing of
ate. but no re c ord bad been he-
The Chairman of the 'pedal commit.
tee replied that arrangements were on
The SPEAKER further announced
that until arrangements were completed
be should direct the weekly publication
of the House Journal; by the State Prim.
ter, agreeably to the Constitution.
Mr. CRAIG: Restating spring
By Mr. BUNN ; Allowing the specill.
*Won of eight per amt. on promissory
By Mr. TAYLOR: Relative to Gas Li.
sputter and gas metres in Allegheny.
By Mr. ItERR: Incorporating
Trust and Safe Deposit Company.
By Mr. WALTON : Incorporating Al
legheny Mirror Printing Company.
1201711L11 AIiONG TUB )12610131a.
Banos the rented of the Harrisburg
firemen to participate. in the procession
of yeeteday. bed .feeling has :existed
between them end the visiting comps-
Wes from (Philadelphia. Some of the
difficulties appear to have Commenced
about admission to the inauguration bell,
- where some of the Good Will man say
they were attacked. At • later hour two
parties of the Good Will and of Harris.
burgh:raceme ineonfilet 'times' house,
and a fight ensued, during whiehet leeet
one Harrisburg fireman was seriously
Wend, and • Philadelphian, named
Cori:ask, severely ant. Another DMA
tOorplace near the depot.
fN LegUlahus—nesoge of pamper
clitvoostsph so th• F tiltrargli Osactic)
is a very able document. The, finances
Of the State. are In a very satisfactory
amdltion, and she has made rapid pro-
grew in material 'development and in.
anew of population, despite the knees
of the late war. Upon the subject of po-
litical dleabilltiss the Governor is very
liberal. He recommends the repeal of
the attorneys, teachers and suitors'
test oaths. Referring to immigration be
• ens the State of West Virginia is adapt-
- aid to a mach grader variety of coleys,
tion than that of the Northwestern or
13outhern States, the seasons being rs
markably regular; and the climate pro.
verbally healthy, while its proximity
b the greet uoirketa of the country.gives
an advantage possessed by note of
thane Staten. It cannot be doubted that
were these facts extensively koown.
Hennaed' who now locate in the far
west, would dud more desirable bores
in West Veglala. He clones by especial
ly commending to their , care the Interest
of the free schools.
Cnstineatt Southern Railroad—Negro
Sairrofro to Um) Conattnatioaal Comes.
Uty Telkiragob to tw Pitistargt Ciautte.)
Neenvutrae, January 19.—The
nett Southern Railroad bit passed the
Senate today. On final reading it was
amended so as to prevent the owumi
of land [rumbaing diverted of their rights
wall the Mottoes shall fully satiety the
judgment rendered In their favo: on the
tame agreed upon for the right of way;
also fixing five per cent of taxable prop
city as the limit any county, town or
city shall donate or subscribe to said
road, and inovlding that the itataccey
limo on mile purchased under the fifth
station held by the State shall not be Ira
paired by inch purchase.
In the Constitutioual Convention to
day the minority of the Committee on
suffrage reported against permitting
colored men to vote, unless the *Open
ens submitted tut an indettendent proper
lithos to the- people and approved by
them. The report. together with the
majority report favoring -suffrage with•
out regard to color, and against submit
ling colored suffrage as an independent
proposition, was ordered to be flied.
Daly on Coat Tee Red River Re.
Telegtem to Me MtLoew e', Gamma
OTTAWA, January 19.—The Ministry
have taken up the question of Mr. Ar
mend% mission to Washington. • A do
ductkin. if possibich will be obtained op
the duty on oast-
Them ap no room to doubt that
thenegotladons of Vicar General Thi
bank and Colonel Peselaberry will re
sult In tete sending ofa deputation of half
breeds from Rod River to Ottawa, and
that an amicable adjustment of the dila
culdes between the half-broods and
Glinadlans will be accomplished , before
the meeting of Parliament. - •
The legislature Progress or ria.
orgasizatsea. • •
(D 1 Tatgroph to the Plittbarill gazette.
Nrualcra, Jantuu7 19.—Tbe Renate
mo t at tau, took nom to twelve, and
d then adjourned until Monday neut.
House was called to order at twelve
loch, and one niember qualified. No
more appearing, an order was read from -
Governor Bullock, approved by papaw,
Terry, fora recess until Monday, pend
ing the Invastigation by the . Board of
Moen. The' latter met this monntig,
bat' counsel for the defense nee beta
reedy with their argument, idj acrned
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VOL. T.A XXV.
SENATE: he Franking Privi
lege—The irginia Bill Further
Discussed land Amended—Ad
journmen i t Without Final Ac
tion. H SE: League Island
Navy Bil Further Considered
—Reply, 14,1 r, DfroveS on•the
question of Extravagance-The
Pension and Military Academy
MT Telegraph to the Plttebargh Gasette.l
WASHINGTON, January 19, 1870.
PETITIONS AND xxsiontaLs.
The graddimt subtuittlfd repartLedOpt. -
by the bite lio nventiott
;liver of the Southern .Pacific Railroad.
Mr. CONKLING presented a memorial
of the New "York Chamber of Commerce
setting forth that the harbor of New
York Is threatened by a neighboring
State with encroachment, the effect of
which would .diminish by two square
miles the circuit of the harbor and the
creation of an impediment to the influx
and reflux of the tide, which itself served
as a . perpetual drainage. Referred to
Committee on Commerce.
Mr. SUMNER presented a memorial of
citizen, of Now York. against the. Prof
posed enlargement of the West Point
- Military Academy, as not conducive to
loyalty, security or economy. Referred
to Committee on Military Affairs.
- Several petitions for the abolition of
the franking privilege were presented,
creating oorusidersble discussion, in
which Menun&Drake, Conklin, Ramsey
and Bowe favored the object of the peti
tions, and Mr. Thayer expressed the be
lief that it was improper fur the Post.
office Department to undertake to bring
about legislation by the circulation of the
grossest misrepresentations of fact, in the
ahapeof circulars to postmasters looking
to the purpose of the petition&
The petitions were referred.
,Mr. PATTERSON presented a memo.
rial intended to call theattentlon of Con
gress to violations of the revenue laws,
whereby large quanUties of merchandise
Were smuggled into the United St dee
by a clue of swindlers and honsethievas
who infested a portion 'of the territory
which includes the city of Matamoros,
known as "the free belt." The Ices of
revenue to - the United States by this un
liwful traffic was estimated at $1,500.0e0
to 113,0*0,000 annually. Official corres
pondence had - resulted in the refusal by
the Mexican Government to abolish "the
free belt," and some remedy for the evil
wag now imperative. In view of its im
pottance,lse moved the memorial be ta
bled and printed, which was agreed to.
• .11ILLS ENTRGDIICED.
By Mr. POMEROY, by request.
GranUog land to aid in the construction
of the Republican Valley Railroad In
By Mr. OSBORN : Granting lands to
aid 'the construction of a railroad in
By Mr. ROSS: Granting lands to aid
in the construction of the Lawrence and
Kansas Rallroad'and-ffelegrerdi line.
on Judiciary, reported adversely the bill
allowing States to determine the genial.
cations of witnesses in United States
Courts, the Committee believing it
would . e dangerous to give States this
VIROINIA ADMISSION DILL.
The VirglleliLbUl ma them taken upi
Mr. NO ~ .M L eantinuel .tihrzemitts.
commenced yeetmday, In favor of the
Mr. MORTON rose to correct a state.
ment made by Mr. Norton, that a mill.
Lary commisdon wee now In • session in
Georgla to pus 'upon the qualification!
of members elected to the Legislature.
By the terms of the sat off. Congress the
military commanderuss commissioned
to pass upon the qualnications of those
members who were to take seats In the .
Legislature General Terry ap t .
pointed certain persons to take evidence'
and communicate to him the result of
I their Investigations. They were not ap
pointed to try any one, but simply to
obtain information inorder to prevent
persona not qualified to take the oath
required by Congress from committing
Pa gr ui litfOßlON said his complaint
wee based upon the interference of the
military commander with' the civil ad
minstrationin the Rana Georgia, and
he believed the telegraphic dispatches
Of the 'press furnished andlinent reasons
for en official inquiry by the President
of the United States into the affair. of
Georgia and other Stang In the South.
He thought it unbecoming the Senate to
discus, the Imposition of fundamental
condition:coupon &State whiteness Infra[-
lions of law were being daily perpetrated
in its name. The newspapers this morn
' tng contained Information that General
Ames had been elected United Sense
Senator from Mississippi, yet this man
was not even' a citizen -of that State,
but by virtue of his position sa 'General
of the United States bewaa enabled to
and its civil affairs. :nude° the im.
position of fundamental conditions, he
believed the effort sow made was only
calculated to enfeeble the Union and
postpone the day of reconciliation, and
he entreated Senators to returnlo their
ancient principles, without adherence to
which no free government could live.
Mr. DAVIS bald varionsenemorislibad
been introduced during the present dis
ettesion_ which the Judiciary Oommittee
had had .no opportunity of considering,
and that the Howse kin bad never been
before the Committee, and he therefore
moved tanner the Unto that Committee:
Mr. TRUMBULL appealed to the Sen.
' ate to dlopose of the bill upon its merit 4
In order to take up other iratirtant
measures of legidetion open which the
pad° interests nrgentir required
=action. If the nis t iority.gof the
bad determinedthat a State
which had complied with all condition*
should not be admitted, let them ray se'
directly. The time oinks Saone had been
conoumed by the boar in disowning the'
character of • single lndividnet, the Oat.
ernor of Virgins '-But It dibul¬ Ira
forgotten that the Senate had confirmed
Ibr °fine not only thane who. had . ..made
speeches spawn the dominant party, but
men whet bad shot dora our broth in krs
the field. If the undershooting was that
no snob mena inhoald take tart Unmoor
State gOreniments, It was a new ander.
standing, for all previous lesbian= halt
been framed - with a view„lhat,rebeir
should take • part In the new govern-.
manta. The StatostdreadY recOniltruet.
ed were admitted On this toils. .•
Mt. SUMNER said he was not Itifavor
of dominion proposed by the Sender
from Illinois, who_ would admit to the
Upton • State still smoking with 'rebel.
lion. He asserted that the late election
In Virginia was • huge fraud, and that
the people had voted for Goy. Welker
km the purpose of ennittiningthe SUN
and througlitdro to_nodlitythe new Clan.
Intones, trimpllng - but the proposed
system of free schools.
After further discussion Mr. MORTON.
favored the amendment of the bill so an
to declarespectdeallythatthe adoption
Of hirCon•quationni s-whole in good
faith was a =mitten of Virginia's ad.
oration. Such a provision would be
preferable to Mr. Edmunds' amendment,
beanie of its more general character, for
It would prevent the nullification of any
material part of the Constitution, partio•
Warty the common school provision and
that relating to the school fund. He
would Note Virginia appreciate tin Ant
Ilistrieloilition of thetenneed adellselent
would compel Congress to deal with her;
that by the simple set of admission the
Suite did not pass beyond the control of
Congress. If the, people there tinder
stood that Congress was In earnest, there
would be loran 'security for all loyal
people in the State.
Ur. HOWARD Inquired as to the
means by which a remedy for a breach
of the tradition would be applied?
• Mr. MORTON mid het:nun not under.
takea to say; now,'• but when the proper
time lunged it would be for Congress to
determine I= character and extent of
the redress. This had been the course
adopted with regard to Georgia, which,
after reconstruction, had been remanded
to her former state. • • ,
Mr. DRAlairdirtdsted nisopptialtientor'
the admlasion of Virginia what) the:KWh
Amendment was still pending. He
therefore moved to postpone the further
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consideration of the subject until rebru..
ery 28th. z
A motion for executive seplonwiut was
the atiggealion of Mr. EDMUNDS,
the Motions of Messrs. Wilson and Drake
were withdrawn and the Senate voted on
the amendment of Mi. Edmunds to re•
Quire the Imposition of an Lath upon the
State otllcera that they &Ineligible Under
the XlNth Amendment, which was ,
agreed to—yeas 45, nay' IR, as follows :
Yeas—Mears. Abbott, Anthony,
man, Brownlow, Buckingham, Cameron,
Carpenter, Cattell, Chandler, Colo, Conk
deg, (Xenon, engin. Dralux Edmund&
Fenton, fillbart, Etaculln,Harlan, Harris,
Howard, McDonald, Morrill, (Me.,)
Morrill (Vt. - ,) Morton, Nye, Osborn, pat-•
tenon, Pomeroy, Pratt. Ramsey. Woe,
Robertson, Sawyer, &hurt, Scot:, She
man, Spooner, Sumner. Thayer, Tipte
Warner, Willy, Wilson-45.
lays—Messrs. Bayard, Casserly, Davi
Terry. Fowler, Hamilton, Kellogg, M
Creery, Norton, Ross, Battlabli
Stewart, Stockton, Thurman, Trumbu ,
Mr. live- voted aye and afterwarda
.changed hie vote, remarking that the
Judiciary Committee had deserted their
ground, and be followed the example.
Mr. EIJMUNDS'theri offered an spend
ment to, add the words "that the drat
clause of this act shall take effect on
March Ist, 1870, and the residue thereof
on Its passage." Ile said this amend
ment *mild prevent the admission of
Senators and Representatives from
Virginia Into Congress until Marsh
That in the meantime, by, the taking tit
the oath required. legislation would be
- proceeded with and the possibility of the
Legislature repealing Its ratification of
Messrs. Conkling. Trumbull and How
ardopposed the amendment, as incop.
sistent with the spirit of the bill, its
effect being to dotty representation for a
"time to a State whose right hi it was
affirmed.": Anotherobjection to It was se
a remedial provision. It Implied the
right of Virginia to reconsider and re
verse her ratification of , the— XVth
Aniendment. • -
The amendment wee then withdrawn.
On motion of Mr. HOWARD, the Sen.
ate at 4 40, by a vote of 34 to W, ad
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
nJesourrrogs. • •
do Motkin of Mr. BROOKS; the Gen:
seal of the Army was directed to inform
the House under what act of Congress,
or by what authority, Generals Roger
and Haines and Major Goodfellow are
acting as a Commission of Elections in
the Georgia Legislature.
On model:La. Mr. TERRY, the Com
mittee on • Pensions ; was Instructed to
conaltbr the propriety of providing by
law that no invalid pensioner salad be
deprived of his pension during the time
be may have been employed - In the civil
service of the tint , ed States between the
3d of March, 1865, and 6th of.. June, 1866.
The Secretary of War was directed to
consider and report on the practicability
and necessity of improving the harbor of
Leland, Lake Michigan. -
"Mr. WHEELER introduced a hill
granting the right of way to the Matt
t.knitral Railroad Company. Referred.
Mr. STILES introduced a.concurrent
resolution providing for the adjournment
of Congress on the second Tuesday in
Mr, BBNJAMIN, Mo., moved to lay
Won the table. Negatived—yeas 72, nays
Mr. STILES moved the previous ques
tion on the passage of the resolution.
'The motion was seomided—yeais. 76,
The resolution was then rejected—yeas
74s nays 91.
Mr. CRESS offered ■ resolution In
structing the Committee on Military Af
fairs to inquire into the propriety of re•
porting a bill providing for a board of
military ofcer• far hearing and deciding
claims of officers and soldiers for month
ly pay, ,tc.. which was adopted.
Mr. PETERS introduced • bill to
emend the bankrupt act. by exempting
trout its provisions certain Interests In
life insult anal policies. Referred.
Mr. INGERSOLL Introduced • bill to
provide for the construction of the Niag
ara Ship Canal.
The House resumed the consideration
of the bill transferring the Philadelphia
Navy Yard to League Island.
Mr. RANDALL, In order to obviate
the objections made yesterday by Mr.
Dawes, offered an amendment, providing
that the' proceeds of all sales shall be
paid into the Treasury.
Mr. WASHBURNE, Wie , accepted
'Mat as a substitute for his own.
Mr. PAINE had read a letter from E
B. Hale, of Cleveland, proteming mutton
the burden of taxation, and statinethat
business there was dead,- enterprise
paralysed, and a strong under current
setting in against the Administration In
the matter of taxes. The people were
being ground to powder, and if the fa
Lure brought on an explosion it was lint
to be wondered at.
Mr. KELLY made a speech in reply,
to [bat._ of Mr. Dawes yesterday. He
said that the chairman of the Committee
on Appropriations bad been pursuing a
dog-in-the-mdbger policy, and had been
taking an unfair standsrd of comparison
when hecompared the estimates for
the year With the appropriations of last
Mr. DICKEY replied to the speech of
Me. Dawes, charging extravagance on
the administration. The estimates made
were merely to execute the laws of Con.
grim. The increase of 149,000,0: 0 00 which
the gentleman spoke of yesterday, in.
eluded $11,000,000 for pensions. "the
other end of the avenue" reeponsible for
that? Was the as
responsible for the /6.000,000 Increase in
In estimates, caused by - the expense of
public buildings ordered by .Congrap
postofeces inn's. York and Boston and
other buildings all over the country? It
sem net, for .administrative officer&
. Ito Manly the laws of Coogreeas by
I refusing to execute them. 1,341,000 of
the increase was 'ln the estimate of the
Congressional Printer. Were the de
partments. responsible for that? Con
gress had authorised extravagance and
should take- reaponalbilty of It. po,oce
of the Increase was for the payment of
judgments of the Court of Claims.
If . Congress' did note. want to pay
'such judgment... the 'Conrt should
bet abolished, but they should
not be charged against the administer'.
-lion. _There was a general defiziency of
d 4,000,000. She gentleman from Mama.
chosen+ should not have drawn the,
comparison be din between those esti
mates and the last estimates of Andrew
-Johnson's administration; because the
latter were to apply to the successor,
ynd because the estiates fbr the las
ear of Andres, Johntatm m 's adminlatragien
were 1872,000,000, and Its actual expendl.
tures 1.395,000,900. He would go as far as
the gentleman from blastacbusette,dare
go to cut down public expenditure.. It '
was a gross mistake to make the charge
of extravagance against utile other end I
of the avemuti.. Elamenty 'Mould begin '
ln then:MM. These epproprittloreWere
usually and generally created under laws
peened by Congress, end not at selle: 1
;Dation of "the other end of the avenue."
'They should strike at the laws and not
'charge their own sins upon their ger-
The morning hour expired at two
o'clock and the bill went over until the
r next morning hour.
TUE I1000)15 TAM
Mr. St/BENUE . , from the Committee
on Ways end Means, reported a veto.
bitten for the continuanoe of the Income
tax, which, after explanation by him,
was passed. _ It reads as follows: ,
BUOintil 'ter, • That Whereas 'doubts
halm arisen and conflicting decisions
been made in different departments of
the Government in regard to the, eon.
'traction of the laws relating to the tax
on Incomes, It is hereby declared to be
the true Intent and meaning of the acts
relating to that subject that all persons
are liable to the payment of their proper
Ijkloome tax accruing and to accrue for
[and during and up to the end of the year
'Mb and that the asseeement and eollec.
lion of any such lax in the year IRO, and
remaining unpaid on the Ist day of Jan.
nary ICI, nosy under tho existing DM.
visions of the law be made in the last
mentioned year. ...
The Haase went told Committee of the
Whole,Mr. Myers In the chair, on
the Pension which anpropriatis far
army Invalid penslonslo,B37,ooo; revolts.
Denary pensions 119.680,662; navy Inva
lid pensions 1147,4634 navy pensions of
Mr. ELLEEN, of N. v,,. explained
the Mlle of the increase over last Plan
Mr. FERNANDO WOOD made .
speech In criticism of the rosunerof the
administration of the Treasury Depsrt.
Mr. SLOCUM moved to strike from
the bill the proviso for the transfer
PITTSBURGH, THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 1870.
of the navy pension fund Into the 'treas
ury. and for thb payment of those pen-
Strohm thb same as army pensions.
Alter discussion the - amendment was
The bill wee then
rotted to the House
Vie Committee took up the West
Point Academy hill, widah appropriates
Mr. LOGiAia desired it postponed until
Belton was taken on . the bill he hen in
troduced abolishing longevity. rations,
dm., in the army and establishing reign.
lar grades of pay. -• • •
Without disposing of tho bill, the
Commtuth rose and the Pension:bill was
Petitions for the repeal of the franking
Privilege and ofthe iron manufacturers of
Youngetown, Ohio, against the redttetton
of the tat on iron were presented.
Mr. COX offered a resolution instruct.
log the Oammittee on Agriculture to
report as to the establishment of a Na.
Clonal School of Agriculture and me.
chanical arta pertaining • thereto,
—Mr. Merriman bas been elected State
Treasurer by the Maryland Legislature.
—.Rt. Res. •taalaton Chase. Bishop of
.thier • ilamtishire, died on Tuesday
—President Grant gave hie eocond
State dinner last night, in honor of the .
T. 'finnan, of the Hide Park Dank,
"roe rented in the street iniketoo, Tues
day night, of 1 3 ,500..,
—Robert Ruettng flee been elected
Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of
of New Jersey.
—No reliable information has yet been
received of the election of U. S. Senators
by the . l4lBshalppl Legislature.
—Resolutions of reopen to the memo.
ry of Hon. E. M. Stanton were passed by
the Maine Legislature yesterday.
—The coopers to the numberOfeight or
nine hundred, In the vicinity of Cleve.
land, • Ohio, aro on 11•striki for higher
—The lowa Senate passed dig Fifteenth
Amendment yesterday by a vote of 44 to
O. The House will pima on the quesllon
—The Oovenament yesterday pur
chased s2,ooo,o9oworth of bends. About
17,000,000 were offered at from 118 97490
to 114 99-IW. , •
--Alm reinter . semi=annual State Om.,
Tendon of ,the! Grand Army Or the
Nepublio ryas lu• session at Ablumbus,
—The stocks 61'1hp:tors of eight promi
nent firms in Newburg, N. Y., have been
leer"d by revenue officers for violations
of the revenue law. -
—Wallace. the forger, was taken back
to Cleveland yesterd•y. Be admtta the
fraudulent use of B. B. Paine's name to
the amount of POMO.
—Hon. William" Radford, a prominent
Democrat, and ex-Wngreasman from
Tenth New York district, died suddenly
at Yonkers, Toe*lay night.
—The Orand Lodge of the Knights of
Pythias of Ohio was in sesaion at Colum
bus yesterday. The newly elected offl
csra will be installed to-day.
—The lois by tires in St. Louis during
the drat half of January amounts to
insurance 1174,000. Probable
loos to insurance companies 193,1550.
—The skating tournament at Oshkosh,
Wisconsin, (or the championship of the
titate,.closed Monday eight. Benjamin
Seery, of Milwaukee, won the bolt.
—The House of. Representatives of the
Ohio Legislature -discussed the Xllth:
Constitutional Amendment yesterday.
A vote will probably be taken to day. •
Letters of Senators Carpenter and
Rom were read to the Suffrage Cenven
lion at Weehlegton, yeaterday.-eI:RIMP•
let .theli heart, eytepathy Mtn - rid - ie.
—William .the wife murderer,
will be hung at Louisville to-morrow,
unless his Wends eucoeed In inducing
the Governor to commute his sen
—The Grand Army of the Repoblic of
New York has chosen Edward a Lsn-
sing, of Auburn, Grand ikanmander, in
place of Gen. Sickle's, whose terra as
—At New York, yesterday, Rebecca
Ult was convicted of manelaughter
the third degree, in killing Thomas
Barrett. Upon hearing the verdict she
—At the annual conference of the Con
necticut Temperance Union, yesterday,
Senator Buckingham was reelected
President. The reports indicated grati
fying progress during last year.
—ln the U. •S. Senate to.day . Senator
Anthony, on behalf of Rhode Island,
will present to Congress the statue of
Gen. Greene, for the gallery of statues
In old hall of the House of Represents
—The two Houses of the lowa Le&le-
lure, in Joint convention, have ratified
the election of Hon. George (./. Wright,
United States Senator for the long term,
and J. B. Howell, editor of the Keokuk
Gate City, for the short term.
—The Minnesota Editorial Convention
was , called to meet at St. Paul on Time.
day, but owing to the snow blockade the
attendance was so entail that but little
bush:tem was transacted. It will meet
again on the first Tuesday in June.
—During a fight on the Memphis levee
yesterdsy, between two roustabouts
named Jesse Johnson and Dave Bradley,
negroes, the former drew a sheath knife
and stabbed the latter throe times,
mortally wounding. hint. Johnson
—Upon the acquittal, at Louisville, of
Jaoob Johnson, negto, tried for rape,
Mn LOUilli Henderson, the victim, tired
at him in open court, the ball gracing
his hoed and taking off part of ►i■ ear.
Groat ecnisternation and excitement pre
—The trial of Warren Bellow* for the 0
murder of Alexander Clinton, at Port
Jervis. In August last, began at Goshen,
Orange county, N. Y., on Tuesday. The
testimony Indicates that the prisoner
WAS under the influence of liquor at the
time of cum milting the homicide.
—Secretary of State Fish has called to
attention of Congres that Indemnity hes
been received from the government of
China, amounting now In the aggregate
to $1,163,000, with gamed interest, or
with premium will amount to the further
r sum of $120,000. A claim against this
fund was allowed by *lngress and paid
by the Secretary of State to Mott d Co.,
amounting to SVGA%
—A letter dated Penitdna, January atti;
confirms the previous report of the coin.
mencement of the Sioux movement upon
the Insurgents The Indians had got
'Within a short distance of Fort Garry,
but were turned beck by. Shell's nerstm.
Mons; 'The letter states that the English
half breeds are bolding meetings to
disetus tire propriety ptnikidgelimmron
cause With the French.
—The Erie Badirmei Milkers at Jersey
City remain arm, and there are rumors
that a msiority of the Erie mechanics at
Btispehanna, Port Tents and Sulfide
have imitated their example. It is pre,.
soured theitimxdation oinks LOODESOare
Brotherhood at Port Jervis decided on
Saturday evening to do no more repair
ing on the Erie engines, as that would
inurfere with the strikers.
—ln the Alabama M ature the hilt
taxing railroads and their property for
the benefit of the State and exempting
them from - county tax was discussed.
131Bawer* introduoed repealing all lot
tery charters and to expedite the Mild.
lug of the Alabama and Chattanooga
Railroad. In the House, Brown, recently
elected. Democrat, was sworn in. 11
the bills Introduced 'versa a local nature.
—The American Colonisation Society
held their annual meeting'yesterday at
Washington.. The balance in the tree*.
'try Is only IVA and the demands upon
the Society cannot be met without in
armed contributions: , . Letters from
citizens and new settlers in Liberia state
theirgenerat and hearty usWifiatlonwlth
the country and that they are better and
happier than they were in the United
—The Montreal (Canada) authorities
heving Gdled td capture Caldwell, have .
Instituted blutdry,aa 'to the circurnstan
ties conceded with hie menthe from the
Quirt douse, and theevidence, of five
*linden has already been tabu'. The
dodos operandi by which the escape was
cerriertout end effects/thee been already
established, but the depoeitlonsare with
held from publication, as they will be
made the foundalion for criminal Pro.
carding* spline Certain parties.
FOVR O'CLOCK, J. X.
The Sol 4 Clique - Investigation—
The Letter Carriers—SW*l%e
brine in South Cfiro' lina—Omui
Mali Service.. he Interna
(By Tele reel( to the MIAs eh finsette.i
Wassu rri roar , D. ~ Jan. lis, D 370.,
THE GOLD GMBH&
The Committee on tiapking angkettr
renoy today examined Mesas. Enoiand
Chapin, Wall street:4omM, relative to
their operations In Odd for the elidie.:
Fisk or Gould will litr on Saturday.
CALLED ON 7 DERIDE
The delegates tot ' Letter Carriers'
Contention Willed oit!lhe President to.
day, and were aseureibe regarded their
. preeent'salaries Inca tient, and that he
was Inlayer of seeingtabor always simply
rewarded. 1.. t,.
- OUTRAGE IN SOUR CAROLINA.
The Internal Revere Comeauloner
has reaelVed an allot letter oonberulng
recent outrages In Spartansburg county,
South Carolina. The °dicers and sol
diers who destroyed-'some stills were
surrounded at night in a citlien's house
by about one huhdredz men, Who made
hostile demonstrations, but oo attack, and
demanded the surrender of a man who.
bad been arrested, mesa of Deputy Col
lector Turner. To etWid bloodshed, the
prienter was given up, 4whlch satisfied
the crowd, most • of, whom soon left.
Some remained, hollrever, and allot a
sentinel and a man agog for water, and
wounded three here* 'Sett morning
the party returned toNown. A form of
fifty men is &Allred tkhring the county
to complete anti with*
OCEAN DAMEER VIC&
Postmaster ll:Steered Crewed boa
made arrangement* ,Ibr an additional
Weekly dispatch of.',.Snalls, from New
York to Great Bsithut by &teenier, of the
Hamburg American iPacket Company,
thus securing relgellat triweekly steam
ship service from NM York on Tues
days, Tannic:lay* erg) Saturdays. The
Hamburg Co. not 011iltIONN3 the redue
ed rates of see postageastabllshed for the
United States and Mittel malls by the
late Postal Conyentleit with Great Brit
sin as lull compensation for service, but
also agree to carry direct malls to - Cher.
total at a compensation of six cents per
ounce for letters, eciuM to two cents per
single letter, thus wileibliablug en ocean
penny postage to
_Wanes as wen se to
IGreat Britain. .
1"n& SCYFEADE:CONTENTION. •
The Universal th‘frage Aux:talon
continued in aessiongo-day. A commit.
tee was appointed Inweit on the Presi
dent and enlist his qy cu pat Mee in behalf
of the objects of the °invention. Senator
Pomeroy and ReprettntattTe Amen were
among the speakent A resolution was
adopted favoring the r extension of suf.
rage to females. One sympathizing with
Harriet lieeeber. !Wray, because she bad
been asaailed for tbe,bonfat performance. ,
of a seeming duty, wag tabled by a large
In the Supreme 136 today, the cue
of the St. Louis Puha. Schools versus D.
R. Itlitley and others, and same versus
Mary Sehaltholer a nd -others, were ar
The,court haying Marruled a - motion
to rescind the Order ,imelgoing it for im
mediate argument, ll* cue of the Me
Its merits. -
The committee to urge the plumage of a
bill granting &charter for an Internation
al exposition In WitabigtOn. bad a con
ference at the Capitol with the
Senator., during which It was stated no
money was desired from Congress, but
only the national fanatic:fn. The. corn.
mines accepted a provision in the bill
preventing its becoming a law until 62,-
S 00.000 were subscribed and paid In.
The order relieving Captain Carlton
from duty its Professor of Military Sel
ene° at Miami University has boon re.
NEWS BY CABLE.
Execution of the Murder Traupp
mann—Examination in the
Case of Pierre Bonaparte—
Seizure of Belgian Journals—
Serious Strike of Workmen—
Disorder in Spain.
By 'YelegraPh to the Pittsbargb Gazette.)
Rams, January 19.—Tranppmann was
executed at seven o'ciock_thle morning.
The execution war witnessed by a greet
crowd, who taunted and yelled at Trauph•
mann an he mounted Op scaffold. The
culprit was pale, but ascended com
posedly, and with a brm step. After em
bracing the priced, he cried out In a loud
voice, •'I persist that I have accom.
plies." There were the lest words he
uttered. Extraordinary precautions had
been taken to guard *garnet disorder.
The police and military were on the
Ismind in great force, but their services
'Una - not been needed up to this hour,
710 A. X•
Copier of certain Belgian Journals, in
tended for circulation in France, have
been intercepted and seised by the
Punch authorities. This act, coining
after the declaration that foreign Journals
were to be freed from censorship, excites
surprise, and the radical Journals charge
the Government with inconsistency and
A preliminary examination of witness.
es in the case of Prince Pierre Bonaparte,
charged with trio murder of Victor Ndir,
has commenced before the Pollee tkiurt
and will probably bo completed' this
week. Rochefort Ina been summoned
to appear before the court on Saturday is
a witness. The High Court of Justice
will be convened Ina few days to try the
The Detail is informed that Prings
Gortacbakca has Instructed the Bowden
Ambassador hero to convey to Daunt
D'Arn the especial congratulations of
the XUPIX.II Government on his accession
to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Ten thousand men have struck and
unit work at Crease'. They have made
no further demonstration yet. President
Schneider, of the Corps Legislatif, who
is proprietor of the works at Orsnsal,
goes there to-night. The strike is con-
aidered a grave affair.'
All symptoms of agitation have disapp
peered and the city is perfectly tranquil
L. MADRID, January 19.—Elericitui
turbo:lces are reported at Saltine& The
municipal authorities wereattacksd by a
mob. The troops Interfered and quelled
the riot. • • -
Prince Enrique De Bourbon publicly
accuses General Prim with having con.
spired with Queen Isabella, but lela
statements are not credited. ..
B ooTi natotorr, Jan. 'l9.—The steam.
ship America, from New York, arrived
Orooars, Jan. 19. —The steamship
Frankfort, - from New Orleans, has
FINANCIAL AND COMMIIINCIAL.
LONDoN,' 11—Aticatag ; ,-Ono-
soli for money. 92%; account.
American etectultles quiet and steady;
5.20 Ixtodu leas. 87; 8111, old, 118%; 87 1 1.
851 f; 10.401. 81%. Stocks dull; Ches. 18;
la u ds Central, 101%; Atlantic a Great
LONDON, - Jan; 19 —The Impending
HuStisci loan is depressing the money
market here. • '
FRANKFORT, JERIIary /9,—Bonds firm
ANTWERP, January. 19. petroleum
firm and unchanged.
HAVRE, January 17. Cotton mooed
Quiet; quotations =changed.
NEW YOBS CITY.
Fenian Rumors—Anotber Can
ada Raid latended—Convict at
Large—Gold Ring Develop
ments—News' from Hayti—
Railroad Dividends—Fall of
Bnildings—Bonds Obtained by
Frand—Cuban Sympathy Meet
ing—Warrants Issued for Non-
Payment or Revenue lax.
Mr Telegraph to the Pittsburgh Gasette.l
Haw Yoga, January 19, 1870.
There are rumors of a new Fenian ex.
pedition to Canada. Some of the leading
spirits of the brotherhood are in New
York and are busy at a myaterioua pro ,
Jest. A: communication has • been re.
calved from Ireland reporting the state
of affairs there. The mei enrolled in the
brotherhood in Ireland express their
willingness to revolt Jost as soon as their
brethren here strike Canada. Prepare
dem are being made for the et anti and
large quantities of arms are daily for
warded to Ireland. In the city of Cork
fifteen thousand men are enrolled; and
there Is scarcely a doubt-that from 40,000
to EO,OOO mon In Ireland are available for
Iminediato active service If called on.
CONVICT AT LARDS. •
R. .1). 1110kerts charged with having
stolen ten thousand dollen° from the safe
in the paymaster's office In the receiving
ship Vermont. with having made talee
entry In books of payment, and deser
tion while setting as baymuster'a clerk,
was found guilty of all the charges be
flue a general courtmertial, convened at
New York by order of the Secretary of
the Navy; dated Judy 22, 1869. The
Court sentenced Bogert to be confined
three years in the penitentiary. to forfeit
MI pay duo him, and to be dishonorably
discharged from the navy. Secretary
Robeson directed him to be redelivered
Into custody of the United States Mar:
shall from whom he was received July
alai, 1869. li•gert is now at large. ,
CitTnAX "fIiNPATIiT MOt TCtO.
An kimono miss meeting In favor of
Cuban Independence was held this oven.
hog at Cooper Institute. Many of the
most prominent citizens were on the plat
form. -Horace Greeley presided and
made a speech favoting belligerent rights
to Cuba. Be also announced that Gerrit
Smith had contributed gl.ooo to the
cone of Cubs. Cassius M. Clay made a
speech relating mainly to himself, and
was in consequence not favorably re.
calved. Addressee were also made by
Colonel 'Tomlinson and others. Remota.
Mons were read by Mr. Clay and slop
red expressing sympathy for the Cu
bans and urging the Administration to
recognise their belligerent rights. The
Chairman read a resolution favoring the
establishment of a Cuban Charitable Aid
Society, which was adopted, and tee
meeting soon after separated.
• This morning warrants were issued for
the arrest of stunethirty merchants doing
business In the 8.2 d District, who are
charged with not paying the stone tax
levied upon their bulkiness. Warrants
were 'bp Issued for the arrest of twelve
citizens who have not paid the amount
of their Income tea_
This action was taken at the instance of
the Collector of the District.
Messrs. James Fisk, Jr., and Jay
Gould promise to go to Washington, on
. Saturday, to be examined with reference
to the great gold corner case of theist of
September. The alleged partner ' Cor
bin,-still continues to be 'too 11l to be ex-
I mined. Some rather remarkable
is are expected from Isis
News direct from Hayti to the 2i that,
has been received. The revolationhne
held quiet posseeslon of Port an-Prince
sad the people were' cheerfully accept.
log the new order of affairs. Ealnave
had - made good hie escape. It was
thought be had gone to San Domingo.
Fourteen of his adherents had been ex
ecuted In the woods near bffragosee by
order of the revolutionary General.
PALL OP BUILDINGS.
Yesterday afternoon a row orthree un
finished thresstory brick buildings in
Division avenue, near Rodney street,
Williamsburg, fell with a loud crash and
several workmen were buried. One was
killed, three seriously and several
others slightly injured.
The Milwaukee and St. Paul Railroad
Company held a meeting today and do
eared the following dividends, payable
on the 15th of February: 3 percent, cash,
7 par cent. stock on the common stook,
and 734 cash and 334 on the preferred
Yesterday afternoon some persons en:
tered the office of W. Bailey Lang & Co.;
114 Cliff street, and by false representa
tions obtained fifteen bonds of the Chi
cago. Danville and Vi130013013a Railroad
Company valued at 11,000 each.
Kew Tort Canal Convention
CBI Televapla to the rlttaboiio Gazette.]
ROCS:ESSEN " January 19.—The State
Canal Convention *assembled to-day.
Nathaniel Sands, of New York, was
chosen President. Ex. President Fill.
more and tiny others are Vice Presi
dents. Delegations (rota Toledo, Ohio,
were permitted to paiticlpate in the ac
tion of the Convention. Horatio ES* ,
moor spoke at length, advocating the
&Million of the contract system,'placing
fall power in the hands of the Canal
Commissioners, reduction of the rates of
toll, and If necessary to receive the trade
of the West, their entire abolition.
At the afternoon session resolutions
were adopted unanimously that upon
the preservation of the canals and the in
crease of their trade depend the future
prosperity of the State; denouncing the
present contract system of repairs as in
sufficient and grossly corrupt and
should be abolished; that the canals
most be immediately pot in a state
of efficient repair and gulch system adopt.
ed as to provide against the possibility of
disastrous breaks and delay's that canal
tolls on such freight as is competed for
brother routes must be reduced to Seth
rates as to render ounmetitien impose!•
ble; that a bill to secure these benefits be
presented to the Legislature; that the
canal debt should be funded over a pe
riod of eighteen years, and Congrearbe
requested to repeal the law imposing
tonnage on boats. Adjourned sine die.
TM leteamboatmen , a Convention
457 Telegraph to UM PlUsOurgh ttalettt.)
Sr. Lome, January lD.—Tho Steam.
boatmen's Convention adjourned until
to-morrow, without transacting any bus.
Mesa. There are few delegates from
abroad. New Orleans. Pittsburgh and
St. Lou% are -represented. Cincinnati
and Louisville delegates are expected to
morrow. The object of the Convention
is to take steps to procure from Congress
a separate navigation law for the western
and southern rivers, and In the event of
failure, to effect a modification of existing
laws so as to make them applicable to
The High Water at Cincinnati.
tly Telegraph to the PltUbergh Omits
tilrictritumt, Jarmary 19.—River ite 55
feet two Inches, the ume as last night.
It was an Inch higher this morning. The
depot floor ands considerable portion of
the track of the Indianapolis and Man.
nal road are under water. but pawn..
WM are reoelveda Harriet street. The
trains on all the made are running regu.
holy. The Ohio and MiaWippi road la
&imaged at Lawrenceburg, but tray
run trains on the Indianapolis and din.
annatt road to that point.. •
—The Southern people are watching
with intense interest the cottop tax case
now pending before the Supreme °mut.
They argue that if cotton can thus be
taxed. In contradistinction to products
of Wort:bates, that the cotton States are
ontaide the pale of tionstittitional equal
ity and in constant peril of confiscation
and ruin. The decision will have great
bearing on the next planting.
—The 'Brooklyn (N. Y.) Ferry Com
pany having applied for aVenewal of their
nese, when' expires Willey next, answer
has me returned that the only condi
tion open which snob renewal can be ob
tained fMln_the city of New Tort is the
reductibf the fares for paseengenl to
one cent and for vehicles to one-half
t ' fIIttOPEAN 6O SIP
Tins 'Emperor of Austria instructs bin
children In penmanship and arithmetli.
THE King of Prussia smoke's: every
day, from ten to fifteen very strong cigars.
Massenet: luta recently lost a great deal
of money by unlucky corn speculations.
• OEN. efinizncr is the New York cor
respondent of. Rochefort'a Marseilfaiss.
FILANCOII3 Gutzar, the veteran French
statesman and anchor, takes. hut one meal
Ais aged medicant has been arrested at ,1
Bayonne. France, who carried eight
thousand dollars in gold about his person.
ADELAIDE Riavonr has purchased a
very fine residence on the Boulevard
Idtlesherbes in Paris, where she will
spend the winter.
Trix storekeepers at Rome are disgusted
because the meeting of the Ecumenical
Council has only caused an influx of
teen' thousand strangers.
Tuts Opposition papers in Paris have
four hundred and twenty thousand sub
scribers: those of the Government side
only forty.threo thousand.
A. TOUICO Marc was married Ins London
suburb on Cbrittutas morning, and at
the supper in the evening he quarrelled
with his "beat man," cat his throat and
Tim Emperor Napoleon said the other
(.143 , to one of his personal friends, "I
never find any persons bat such as advise
me to do things which I have already
resolved to. do."
Primes Primus lieroutos ..Is very
unpopular among the peasants of his
estates, inasmuch as he frequently, during
his hunting expeditions, rides through
their waving corn fields.
A Pants journalist pretends that Theo
dore of Abyssinia is not dead; that be has
just loomed up with a new army having
been bidden away among • some remote
people, and is now to wollop the English
Praxes Pusan NAPOLEON is one of
the best' swordsmen in France. The
fencing ball at his residence, where he
killed young Noir, has been for years
past much frequented by the friends and
amateurs of sivordsmanstilp.
Data °LUPIEN said to the Emperor
Napoleon a abort time since:.'! Sire, you
must begin to think of having young
men In your Cabinet. You must not
forget that there Is to be a Napoleon
Fourth." The Emperor laughed.
r AT Singapore the planters have found
that the killing of tigers has been attend
ed by the greater pest of an increase of
wild hogs, which destroy the crops. One
English planter has, therefore, become a
protector of tigers to restore the balance.
Tug Countess de Maletre, daughter of
the celebrated French General Lamori-
Mere, died the other day in Rome
mother and slater were pnment at the
funeral, and Mawr. de }Strode, a rela
tive of the Lamoriciere family, celebrated
the funeral male.
IT re reported that a line of Rusalan
steamers, to run from the Black Bea to
Bombay by the way of the Butz Canal, is
soon to be established. Contract& have
already been made with the Company, by
a Moscow home, to transport for it 4,000
bales of cotton per week.
Tire report that finer Canta, the his
torten, had been charged by the Pope to
write the history of the Contscii, and that
be would attend its sessions in the char•
scter of its historiographer, proves to be
unfounded. - No proposition of the kind
has beat =de to H. Cants.
Tim Pope wee blessing a lady the other
day, when he observed ttbhµet she was !Un
ions he should not pr. --acea-i until she could
lift her veil Do you think my blessing
cannot penetrate that tapestry, daughter?"
said he, smiling. Another good story of
the Pope is to the effect that en American
lady mired him to give her his autograph
on the margin of hisphotograph and suc
ceeded in getting it.
• IT ra a curious fact that one of the
paragraphs in Rochefort's Narseillain
which so greatly excited the indignation
of Prince Pierre Napoleon was the: fol.
'Prinee Pierre Napoleon published on
the 15th of December. a volume entitled,
../4 monument de tepee redid/ a sa vius
simpta ezpression.' (The elements. of
swordmatathip simplified as much as pos
sible.) When then may we expect from
a Prince of the same family another
book on pistol shooting?"
M. Potrcarraz, famed for his intimate
connection with the Bonaparte-Noir
homicide, and for his narrow escape from
death on the occasion of that tragedy,
was an aided-campe to General Ciuseret
in the Shenandoah Valley during the late
rebellion. He was subsequently con
nected with the United States Corps of
Topographical Engineers, under General
Warren, where he served until the end
- of the war.
Tux 'that method of curing consump
tion is that practiced at an establishment
on the banks of the Rhine called the
"grape cure." Patients have excellent
quarters, plenty of fresh air, and every
day go into the gardens, each one carry
ing a basket, which is filled tinder the
watchful eye of the doctor. The patient
then retires to a pleasant arbor, and
slowly sticks the grapes. A fine orchea
int enlivens the curing process with ex
cellent music. It is claimed that perma
nent cures are effected in from four to six
A LUDICROMI geena took place at the
Tuileries on Christmas eve. There was
to be a children's party for the Prince
Imperial, and a very fine specimen of the
Christmas tree. . All was ready, and the
Prince thought he should like to see the
tree; so he entered the room, and lo he
found an uninvited guest already there—
a favorite monkey belonging to some
one In the palace had got into the room,
treated himself to all the prizes, eaten all
the "goodies," and finally, having set
fire to the tree, was sitting down enjoying
•M. NEBTLS, of Vevey, has proposed
the introduction of a new food for infants
to which be gives the name of lacteal
farina. This food is comp osed of per.
fectly pnremilk evaporated in a vacuum
ate low temperature, of bread which has
been submitted to high temperature, and
of sugar. These Ingredients are Mow.
porated in certain proportions, calculated
to produce a food of similar, composition
to human milk. By dlffuerng 1,000 parts
of this foodebrough 3,000 parts of water,
a milk is obtained which contains in 1,000
quarts 4.87 parts of nitrogen and 1.7 part
of milk. Woman's milk contains 4 83 of
nitrogen and two of malts, consequently
the two liquids are very nearly identical
in the proportion of their elements.
Ix constructing a new street in Paris, a
cemetery used in the days of the first
revolution has been uncovered. Among
other human remains was found a re
markable teautifal bead of a woman, in
a wonderful state of preservation. The
fair hair still adhering to the skull bears
the collars in the fashion in 1703 114,
with twisted and powdered tresses.
There is no doubt that the head belonged
to one of the victims of the revolutionary
tribunal, but it Is a singular circumstance
that the eyes are covered with a black
frontlet As no mention is made in the
chronicles of the time of any one among
those executed being blindfolded before
mounting the scaffold, this discovery has
given rise to much speculation and con.
A mw kind of paper, especially adapt
ed far various kind of c lot fug, nes been
invented in England. Both animal and
vegetable materials are employed In Its
production, the former being New Zea
land flax, jute, hemp and cotton, and the
latter, wool, silk, skins, etc. Thew
matters are reduced to pulp, and bleach
ed, and then felted in appropriate ma
chinery. The mixture of these materials
gives a paper an extraordinary pliancy,
flexibility, and strength, which may be
sewn together as easily as woven abets,
and makes as strong a seam. A. very
good imitation of leather is made of it, of
which furniture covenngs and even shoes
may be made. The lut may be water
proof by the introduction of oils and
rnicanatrnialis have green peas, but
they coat two cents apiece.
' Tun Democratic - party In Georgia-be
wails that it hu ne leader.
THERE are to be "to more cornets or
ensigns in the British army.
ELEVEN cattlo thieves were recently
hanged to one tree in Texas.
A. TENNESSEE SPOWINILAN lately anted
fifty-two pigeons at one shot.
tins. ISAAAL WASHEITHEE, of Liver
more, Me., is dingerously ill. Re is 83
years of age.
luxury., California, bas actually ad
vertised for a lawyer—"a young, - ener
New Your. mean= ~refase to go
from Canal street to Central Park in the
middle of the day for less than $10:
SEVENTEEN biidesmaids, four clergy
men and three bands, of music managed
to marry a pair in England, not long
WASIUNGTON CITY, It IS reported, "is
bankrupt, has overdrawn her bank ac
count 1f,10,000, and cannot borrow a
A LADY in Wilmington, N. C., corn
plainedeo ber physician, the other day
tbat she was troubled with flirtation o
Times, the San Antonio Heald says,
'has never bowed her neck, and never will,
either to goiden.decked tapestry, or brass ,
buttoned dignity. ,
A YOUNG ries at Mangarratta, Aus
tralia, lately kissed a girl against her will;
and he was sentenced -by — the Mayor of
that piece to two months' imprisonment.
Cottaraus; Ohio, is horrified by a re•
port that a dog was seen running through
the streets on Friday with a human head
in Its mouth, apparently tom from the
AN attempt was made last week to bruin
the Probate Office in St. Paul, Minn : ,
with all its .valuable records, most of
which, of course, could not have been re-
Trig trestling for the last spin of Ahe
greit bridge across the Oslo, at Louis
ville, is in place, and the work will be
completed in a few days. It is a , mile
long, and was begun early in 1867.
GOV. ROFFMAN, on Friday. restored to
citirenShip Daniel Whituirrsb,who was
pardoned from the State Prison by Gov..
De Witt Clinton in 1826, two years before'
the Governor who restores him was born.
ROBERT E. Lee has accepted the Invi
tation to be present at the obsequitts of
George Peabody, and will be accompa.
ale , ' North by Bolivar Christian of
Staunton, and T. J. E.lrkpatrici, of
A NORTH BROOKFIELD man tied his
horse's bead and tail together and drove
it in a circle to . cure It of b alking. In
one"minute the 'animal's spirits were en.
tirely broken, and so was its neck, from
running against a post.
A PROFESSOR in as IllinOill college,
who was recently discharged for alleged
inebriety, haainsiltuted suit against the
trustees for $BOO, amountof salary claim
ed to be due; and damages sustained by
reason of his dismissal.
Br-Gov. JOECF B. BLURT, Of Michigan,
died at his home in Constantine; in that
State, on Friday, axed 68 years. lie was
a native of Vermont. He held the office
of Governor of Michigan la 184,2 1 and
again in 1810 and 1861. . _
i:x•Curir Jusrice Taos. Rurnmi, of
'North Carolina, is dangerously ill. He
ii ninety years old, and last year he and
his wife celebrated the sixtieth anniver
sary of their wedding day, with all their
children living and present.
Tan United Staten Branch Mint prop-.
erty at Dahlonega, Georgia, consisting of
ten acres of rand, a large two atom brick
building, 135 feet by 25, and an ell 00 by
33 feet, which originally cost about WO,-
000, has been wild at auction In Atlanta
Toe young lady of Fart Edward; New
York, whose English lover recently died
and left - her 1117,008,000. has been In
formed that the first installment of $5,000,-
000 is on its way to her. The English
man's- relatives attempted to contest the
brit faikd.. •
Tar Kentucky House of Representa
tives missed on Friday, the bill chartering
"The Abraham Lincoln Lodge, No. 8,
of the American Protestant Association,"
at Goyim/ton, without amendment.
Jame D. Bright fortimately had not
enough sympathizers to prevent it.
JUDOS UNDERWOOD, of Virginia, or.
dered Samuel Baker to be discharged
from. custody on Friday, on a writ of
habeas corpus. Baker, in 1867, was tried,
convicted of murder and sentenced to
death by a Court, the presiding Justice of
which was dieamilltled under the Four
Tun abduction of three young school
girls tram New Yotk city was chronicled
recently. They were found In St, Loots
and returned to their friends, but In con.
sequence of their persistency in becom
ing "wayward sisters," they were sent
by the authorities to an institution of re
formation for one year.
Sous citizen's of St. Paul, Minn., offer
ed Governor Austin, on New Year's
day, the use of a tarnished dwelling
house, rent free, during the year, but he
declined the proffered gfft, saying he
thought that if an officer of the State
could not maintain himself upon his sal
ary and his private means, he should
resign. . • •
Too Richmond Dirpatch admits that
the blacks exhibited the rarest example
of gentleness and fidelity amidst the
convulsions of 'revolution—and • rev°.
lotion involving their own freedom—to
be found in history. But it looks upon
the facts as an enduring proof of the civ
ilization to which they were elevated an
del the institution of lilaver7 in the
South. • •
A GEORGIE paper speaks of a man who
one day recently said to his fifteen year
old son, .
as stepped out of a liquor
saloon, that he was ashamed to see him
emerging from such la place with the
fumes of whisky upon his lips, and atter
giving the boy some wholesome advice,
ordered him to go home, and turning on
his heel, entered the !saloon and took a
drink himeelf. i •
. TREE ten this story at the expel= of s
Virginia lawyer: °ice upon a time
when he had gained a case, his opponent i
told him that he would appeal t, and he
replied: "Very well, I will meet yon at
But a brother lawyer whis
pered to him "Phillppi„ Philippi," and
again, he said: "Veryadding,
"Malichi or Phil= pt, they were both
IT Is proposed to Improve the May
chusetta Reformatory nstitution by elm
allying the criminals according to their
character. The system is used at,the
Almshouse and works oral The worthy
poor are in one part of the building, the
children in another, and the criminals in
a third. The cost of attpporilng prison
ers in the county prisons for the last Tear
was 010,900. The earnings were 5106,-
Trnr. Petersburgh lace says: "Vir
ginia has accepted the eafrauchisementof
the colored man. She intend% to -abide
by that, and see that her colored Wizens
have equal civil and political rights. And
further, Virginia will never be sporty to
any measure which puts It in the power
of any other State to degrade one whom
she has honored with-the dignity of en.
franchised citizenahlp. She will stand
by the Amendment."
A colonel, BOY was elected page of
the Kansas House of Representatives last
week. In making the nomination, Gen
eral Byron Sherry said: "It is eminently
proper and befitting that the Radical Re.
publican Legislature of the new State oi
Kansas, assembled in this new and msg.
nlikent Capitol should be the
Bret to accept the new order of things, by
placing upon the head of this little colored
boy the crown of political equality."
A ranoitnn in the Tortgfio Jail *rites
to the panels that there is "a certain
amount of meat allowed to make soup,
but when you come to consider that ten
or twelve men who are (*mites employ-
THE WffiLY 431.1
la.ta• lon aid ebasiput eassadal 'and gladly
aimparsr Washed la Western Pairlivsailk;
No Aram mocha:ft of menhaa ahMad
Gobi of toe... ..... »
Clot* of t0n..... .....
♦ copy la foWalsed gratattoaaly to the getter
ag of a elalt of 14W ridusaahlti are mooted
PENNIMAN, REED .11;
eiii In thelateheis and about the jailor , '
stable, make': a practice of entirtlf the
meat as beefsteaks at eyerZ m e al, it tarot
extraordinary; that the remai nder of the
prisoners hare to live upon barley stir
water one day, and peas with a few WS
Tata is the latest for brides : A plaln
gold bracelet which fastens with &lock
and gold key, and which the Disband
places on her arm at the altar, lOcktnit it,
and placing the key on hts watch chain.
The bracelet "cannot ho removed with.
Out the husband's assistance, and thus
both era cmutantly reminded of each
OntranAL Sorrow, who rep - metal* the
committee or citizens of Peabody. Naas.,
In Portland, Me, was the tint wind aid .
to the sufferershi the latter city after the
great fire of 1866. On the morning of
the 5111 of July, 1864, a man told him in
Boston what had happened' in Portland,
and the Generatvisked him when 'the
next train would dart, and beiniteld, ha
managed to have the trahrdelaved while
he loaded a car with provisions bs aid of
the anfiemrs. .
A WASMOTON correspondent writes.::
that on flew Year's Day the Diplomatic .;
Corps were dressed In - gold-limed
chapeaux, violet-colored clothes, geld.
striped teowsera, shoe-buckles •lind side •,
swords—the old English and French
comedy dress—while the little General
who fought bigger , battles than any of
_their Kings, and commanded a nation of
men with more destiny than all their
combined • States pommel antiquity,
dressed in plain black, received them.'
Mac Guinn:At' GAnean has bad het • ;
claim surveyed and approved; slid a map
of the territory drawn. It, includes •
large portion of the businese portion of ,
the city of New : Grimes,. Ic - a card, di • t'•
tad December 27,1809, Mrs. Gaines mum
her last offer to the occupants, `stain .
that until June 1 she will be ready, to
make liberal compromises, and that after
her death thet bulk of the property wilfbe
left for charitable: - purposes, .to trustees,
who will not be likely to offer quite so
..AconnEarommwr st Nsabville is In.
dlgnant at the frauds practised upon the -
freedmen in that vicinity. He says that !;•
it Is a common trick among planters to • •
make field hands drunk and to gain their
assent while in thit condition to long
contracts at Insufficient wages, slack-to ';•9
cheat the Ignorant labonne by false an..
counts.. Be tele, toot, of a congregation
of colored Methodists who were wheedled •
into. making over theft place .of worship • •
to the Southern Conferammof the Meth
odist Chinch ; and when they' wished to
leave the Conferenci, were' deprived of
their. church and only alloWed to use
it again upon payment of a rent of $lO a
;Junes Jerry Black, who wu Mr. -
Bachanan's Attorney General and Becre.
tary of State after Gen. Cam's resigns. t 7
don of that office, is preparing a state.
meat, which will be made public In a
few days, giving. a . history .of 'rite ,
occurrences from : November An the 4th
of. Hach preceding Mr. Lincoln's hue. .
`oration, concerning the action of the
Administration in Its endeavors to rein.
force . Fort Sumpter,. and the position • 11
which he and the late Edwin M.
maintained regarding that matter. Be Stanton•
will make known a ;onion of the secret - 1 . 4
history of that 'period which will not
Only be interesting, but . will • tams
light upon the action of certain strange .!r,
gentlemen who. held cabinet . positions.
under that Administrition. '
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Dir Colon le.l44nlttdsie-Yr. JOHN -
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N. DAVID lfilltaiDLlM Vise President of
Jeinese A. LONG. POW!. 4
LECTURES , •
Miss ANNA DIC#I,N,4ON
Will deliver net ealabrated Leans
• 1 TO rize BasorE,P,
ACADEMY -OF - MUSIC:
No reserved seats. Ticket. tot PVC la
Library ileKeee. coiner Fenn sad flails liz a
Deere alma at 1 o•eleek; . Levier" Will bresiv °
amen se S. • '
No. 91 Federal Stzeet,
CLOSING OUT .SALES
RECARDLIESS. _OF COST ' , c.
To Make Room for Spring Stook. -
nu tine Old Ladles' cap.. ',holmium' re- .
Ladles , tiolora Co reef • 65M
*pairs Children , . Balmoral Nora Pm Mee- ,
Ladles , H.ekerebisle, 100.
Ladles , Net BOIS CbTooos. eOt. - •
AR Other Goods in,lroportion ;.des '
MIL S. L . ROIIII'S,
9.1 Federal Street, diteglierty: -
WALL PAPER; -
At . Greathr-Reiluce4 Prices. -`
To maks doll roocia in. now goods . ortitHOol .'
till lb* Ant of Mora stook now to non,
yilthont Regard to Costy".-'•
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arms Irma aysatra.
JOS. R. BIICIREB BRO.
PEOPLE'S SIVINGS HMV
• Of Allegheny.
Cor. Federal and Laeock§treela:
s. s. HASTILIII.Prodilloat.
X. P. TOPIIO, Cashion , .
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