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CIIEBTEIT °minty is largely Infested
. JOIINETOWX has a co-operative Library
Tmc Inatome of Reading is nearly al
in the hands of young men.
FRED. Flames, i soldier of the !demi
= War, tiled on Sunday at Reading.
ALAN BON End Belly Hollister of Salem,
Wayne county, celebrated their golden
wedding last week.
A COLORED editor was admitted to the
Pennsylvania Press Association without
any opposition thereto.
A wourm be duellist of. West Chester is
Inlet. The, penalty for challenging is
very heavy in this State.
&mum. Witiann of North Coventry,
Chester county, aged 75, a prominent
Democrat. died last week.
Ems Is enjoying the sensation that one
of her fairest and moat intelligent ladies
is engaged to an English lord.
Gear. Inwne was recently serenaded by
a party or Beaverites and a braes band
at his residence in New Brighton.
AT Barkley, Bradford county, a man
named Dennis Callahan was killed In the
mines Friday afternoon by a fall of elate.
NORTH Berm, Erie county, Is tea state
of excitement over the discovery of the
dead body of a man with the skin peelea
JORDAN Cnnomm. SPAS killed on the
railroad at Lancaster last week. Be wits
a brakeman and fell betwcen two mining
Tie lumber interests are 'pirating bad
ly for want of snow. Not a single aaw
mill is stocked with logs, and the result is
great scarcity of money.
A mew named Joseph, of Coma.
Ma,. was Wed a few es from that
place in consequence of , a heavUy loaded
wagon running over hit , ' body.
A nor men in Ray'ediEll, Eldred Town.
ship, Warren county, exploded on Baur
day. killing a youth( man named Alpert
Vanslyke. The mill was blown to atoms.
D &Mx, the muiderer of Harlan, near
Reading, has been sentenced . to death.
Previous to sentence he plead a fall
written confession in the hands bf the
Ray. Dn. CIIAB. Coo; of Philadel
phia, who. 45 years ego, es ahlialgid the
Baser H. E. Church, was in that town
at the funeral bf the lamented Rerv. Dr.
•%S.. nevi nailed Haggerty was garroted
by three men on the bridge between 011
City and Neuango., on , Sunday evening
and stripped of a gold watch and sixty
fife defiers in money. • -•
Tun winter has been so mild that some
of the anger makers is Wayne county
'have tapped their trees and made amid.
erg& maple sugar pia January, a thing
Wan done before in that county.
! S. VERDANT youth of Meadville sent a
dollar to New York for a method of writ
ing without pen and ink. He received
the following inscription In large letters:
Write with a pencil. Sold again.
Eninsnono and Hollldayeburg both
claim to have the champion checker player
`iu thelr'respective villages. Borne of our
old uvags,' who have practiced playing
the game with their noses through prison
bank might challenge them.
A :MRS. Stare of Binghamton, rei
Posed nerself to death last Friday with
dose of arsenic. She lied been attending.
a sick husband, and friiin exhaustion fell
asleep and dreamed her partner was dead,
whereupon she took the poison which the
bad in the lionee for rata.
A licrrattereox editor announces an
increase in his family and In his jollities
. ton propounds this conundrum: "What
it the difference between editorial and
matrimonial experience ? In the former
the devil cries for 'copy.' In the latter
the `copy' cries like the devil."
Tag proposition of Peter Herdic to
organise a new county eat of parts of
Bradford, Tioga and Lycomlng, Isstrong
•ly opposed in Tioga as well as Bradford.
Some or the meet substantial citizens of
Canton, the proposed county seat of the
new county, discountenance the scheme.
A FEW days ego Mr. Gabriel B. Eldred,
of Susquehanna. county, wrote to Gov.
Geary, stating that the then Prothonotary
of the county wag dying, and asking the
apiointment to the office when the death
actually occurred. The Prothonotary Is
dead, and his successor has been appoint.
; Mr. Eldred is not the man.
Warts the Fall Creek Coal Company's
powder house at Barclay was being filled
• en Thursday last, Martin Hillary, a boy
12 years of age, managed to fill both his
pockets with powder unperceived by the
workmen. In shooting off his fireworks,
Martin's pocket magazine was ignited,
and ho was horribly burned from his
knees to his shoulders. Ha haasinee died.
Tag Wrightsville Star says that a col—'
ored • man named Wibnore recently ate
an opossum which weighed nine and one
l.alf pounds when dressed, with four
pounds of stuffing and a reasonable que11,.3
,.3 City of bread, at the 'Continental Hotel,'
in Columbia, on a wager. Wilmore
consumed the above and seven glasses of
gin. In less than twenty minutes, and at
v last accounts was living and doing well.
Tex farmers In the southern townships
of Lancaster county have been engaged
In plowing their corn grdund and more
recently %hop:end - which they Intend
sowing with oats. The farmers, near
Lancaster, have also been engaged in
ploughing. and from all section) comes
the report that the ground ploughs admi.
rabiy, and if the present mild weather
continues, much of the spring work of
our farmers will be done long before .the
first of April. This Is a very unusual
circumstance. and upon consulting the
'oldest inhabitant' he informs us that the
1. ke has not occurred since the year 1828,
when he states the winter was even mild
-- e r than the present one.
Wit i Vritaniu. Is reported to loran
TEE Great. Kanawha, river is to be
bridged at. Charleston.
Vinzeurio rejoice' in a Republican
aCmlnistraUon at municipal affairs.
Tun Great Kanawha and Ohlo Railroad
stock books will shortly be opened end
the work pot under context.
Mn. -Wituata Emu., of Parkersburg,
tV died on Sunday last, after an Slum of
near twelve months rantrinanent, to his
DANIEL flexor an employe In theta
Belle coal mint/ of Wheeling, wu killed
laA week by a boulder' cuing in upon
Lim. It took seven men to move the
jock which fell on big body.
—The 'teen:whip Santiago de Cuba, ar
rived at New York from Havana Jan.
04th, reports that on Feb. Ist, at ten P.
x., atm collided with the steamship Era
rietto,.from New York for Philadelphia.
- The , !Imitate gunk In ali mluntes.
Thiarew were, saved, eiteept two fire
' men George A. Coleman and lames
Ti'irty. The Santiago de Cuba came
Into port leaking badly.
—Reports received from the Rod river
elate that General Melt, chief of the In.
sorgenta. Ikea been arrested by the
Hudson Ray Liompany, eight 11211011 this
ride of Port Garry. and taken to the fort.
This is In &noontime,. with a previous
trAl matfett that the Compute , would soon
rcaume away in Ruptet'a land again,
but the efeeilete arameagre and contra,
—Tho /Dominion Government hui or.
doted tho construction of a large number
°Choate, to be thirty.aix Met long. aim
feet wide and three foot deop.lbr the
purpoae of rending mon into the Winne.
pog teulement at the drat opening of the
.--IVews from Mezieo eta ttrowniville
represent the revolutionary party in
Mexico ■trengthentng. Oenerala
Itarequi, Piritall, Devine and other* are
dirnlWzing troope to aid the rebels.
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SENATE: Free 011 Pipe Bill—
Interest on Deposits of School
Funds Postage Allowance.
HOUSE: Metropolitan Police
Bill Passed by a Party Vote
Final Adjournment The
Medal Dispatch to the PitUbargh Gasctte.)
HArtunnatmo, February 2, MO.
.By Mr. MYLtHR: Repealing; the
Sixth section of the act relating to goods,
wares and merchandise in store and in
traesit and to make reoelpte and bllbt of
lading tbirefor negotiable.
By Mr. GRAHAM: - Extending the
act governing Philadelphia Notaries
Public to Allegheny county.
Mr. BROOKS moved the reconsidera
tion of the vote of yesterday remealing
the third section of the act of 1867 rola•
'ling to judicial vales and preservation of
lien of mortgages so far as the same re
lates to Orphans' Cotarta. Agreed to and
bill laid over. . • _
rags PIPE DILL.
Mr. LOWBY intreduced resolutiOn
Instructing the Committee on Corpora
tions to report a general pipe billow
thorMing any Individual or association to
transport oil In pipes. Adopted.:
INTEREST POR DEPOSITS.
Mr. HOWARD called up his , bill di
reetieg the Central Board of. Education
'of Pittsburgh to select a bank for depcsi-
Ring school funds at the highest rats of
Mr. RATAN called up his supplement .
or Rochester borough. Peened.
Mr. BROM: called up . the:Home
JOint resolution allowing each member
and' clerk cmshundred dollars for post
tags. Mr '
.- WHITE opposed, the bill and
moved indefinite postponement. L3St.
Mr. TURNER. moved-an amendment
authorizing clerks to:purchase stamps,
ana postmasters in each House to place
them upon members' lettere and clocu
Mr. BUCHALEW moved as amend,
ment reducing the amount to fifty. dol
The bill then passed finally and is law
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
TEM POLICE BILL.
The Philadelphia Metropolitan Police
bill was reported se palmed by the Senate
and made the special order for this
By Mr. JOHNSON: For the appoint
ment of a committee to act with the
Philadelphia City Councils and Congress
In thacelebration of the centennial snot.
versed' of the Franklin Institute In 11370.
Ey Kr. SMITH: For the discharge of
Or_ Meets ..of. the . Iteitee-upolAng
clerks, sergeant-at-arms, doorkeeper
and assistants. Ruled out. because - 1%
wax not competent for the House to die. '
charge officers on a Simple resolution.
By Mr. WHITE: For furnishing the
House with copies of the Auditor Gen
eral.' and school report. ,
Mr. DAVIS moved an amendment in
structing the clerks to furnish etamps
for postage on the same. Agreed to and
resolution adopted—yeas 45, nay. 40.
Mr-BROWN moved the discharge of
the Ways and Means Committee from
the consideration of the Senate resolu
tion for Lima adjournment March 17th.
Agreed to—ayes 54, nays 37, indicative of
a desire for early adjournment.
Mr. DILL, of - Union, called up his roe
caution for publication of • Legislative
proceedings in the two narriaburg Panora
at five thousand dollars apiece. Pending
The Finance Committee of the Senate
met this afternoon and resolved that all
examinations of witnesses in the matter
of the public funds In the State Treasury
should be open to reporters. they then
adjourned to meet this evening at seven
o'clock, when Treasurer Mackey wIS
doubtless be placed under oath. ;
Metropolitan Pollee Bill Passed.
(By Telegraph to the Pitistnusb ((.< Me.)
Miramar:no Feb. 2.—The Philadel
phia Metropolin ' ul Pollee bill passed the
House finally this afternoon. Yeas 57,
nays 37—e strict party vote.
NEW YORK CITY
Df Telegrapt to the Pittsburgh Oasette.)
New Yon Feb. 2, 1870
• Mit MUMS O.I,III!PrA.L.
The murders committed eally In this
city are becoming a prominent feature of
the morning news:.
Yesterday Patrick Kelley, keeper of a
whiskey shop in Front street, was stab- I
bed in the abdomen by an unknown ref
Joseph Boleti, leader of a gang of ruf
fians, attempted to kill James Fisher In
Mrs. Catharine Welch, who was beaten
by her hnsband,in Mulberry street,lits
in every critical condition.
Buckhout, the Sleepy Hollow Murder
er, attempted to amaatinate his jailor
and a fellow prisoner on Monday.
The Coroner held an inquest yesterday
morningin the warder case of William
Townsend. and the prisoner, Reynold',
was ally committed: He was sullen at
the examination and pretended to be
stupefied. He inquired with some inter
rat tow many years he was likely target.
The popular indignation et the tardy
meting out of justice is aroused. and
Vigilance Committees are being • organ
taxi. Their dellberatipne have been In:
secret, but the polloinfaciela have taken
steps to guard agarnat the violation of the
Bergh made . . descent upon a cock-pit
in Brooklyn bun night and arrested thir
teen spectators and seised eight foil
fledged warriors. The prisoners will be
arraigned to day when Bergh *ill appear
and make formal charge". .
- Biddle. who shot the Russian. Babdt.Y.
a short time ago at their residence On
Bleecker street, gave bail at the tombs
police Court yesterday in $2,000 and was
discharged from custody.
TIIE TORT INTERESTS.
"A. Conyentipn of delegates from the
variant Trotting Associatione of the
country asitembied in this city to clay.
Wm. M. Parts, of the Prospect Park
Association, prodding. Piftyone as•
ambitions were represented. A perms..
nent organization was affected as follows:
President, Wm. hi. Parks, Brooklyn;
Vice President, J. C. Simpson, Dubuque,
Sea. H. Sanitise, Beading, Pa., Secreta
ry. A committee :Wag' appointed . to
ratite the trotting rales and the *raven
lion adjourned until tomorrow.
ailteriPb 10 Via Plttatlag6 (WOW.?
RestWILL% February $.-Gov. denier
transmitted to the Legislature to•day a
specie' message relative to the rodent
murders by mobs, and asking for addi
tional power to bring the offenders trr
The Constitutional Convention adopted
and serdlo the Legialature reaolotlon
asking tho postponement of county
elections till the fourth Saturday in
March, that the amendment to tbe Con
stuattaxt may be submitted to the peeplo
Ithe SUP. time. Referred by both
Reuses to the AldleierF Vfmlinitteox
(RI Teeing/tato sin Yuuserse
Tan wrote, February 2.—The Assembly
M yesterday rejected tire Fifteenth Ame a d.
at by a sole of 82 to V.
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SENATE: Equal Protection to•all
Pot sons ht enemas But
ressed— Vous and Nays.
% , .1 Tvlogto7% lo tt rittsburgb Gazette.)
All1111:40T0N, February 1, 1870.
Mr. THURMAN Introduced a memor•
lal from the Board of Trade of Clew
land, Ohio, concerning the duty on tim
Mr. FERRY Introduced a resolution
providing for the printing of copies of the
chart of the harbor of Sammie for the
use of the Senate. Agreed to.
Mr. CARPENTER, from the Commit
tee on Judiciary, reported a billln regard
to the resignation of Judges In certain'
calm, with a recommendation for Its in.
definite postponement. • -
Mr. CHANDLER, in correction of a
statement in the Washington corme.
pendent)... of the -New York Times of
Tuesday, eapielned that he had been
classed among the intlationbits of cur
rency, when he had repeatedly stated
that under no chmasmistancea would he
vote to inflate the currency to the amount
of a single dollar.
Mr. TRUMBIJLIN from the Committee
on ludici ary,reported with amendments
Mr. bitowart's bill to secure to all persona
equal protection of laws. The bill as
amended is as follows;
Be 'it enacted, ,Cr.,hat all persons
within the jurlsdiclon of the United
States, Indians not taxed excepted, shall
have the same * right In every State and
Territory in the United States to
make and enforcer contracts, to
sue- partite, glee evidence and to
full and equal tienent of - all laws
and proceedings fin the security
of person and property as Is enjoyed by
white citizens, and shall be subject to
like _punishments, pains, penalties, tax
lioettsess end' exactions of-every kind,
and none other, any law, statute, ordi.
mince, regulation or custom to the con.
nary notwithstanding. No tax or charge
shall be imposed or enforced by any
State upon any pane= emigrating
SEC. 2. That any terson who, under
color of any law, statute, ordinance s
regulation or custom shall subject or
cause to be subjected any inhabitant of
any State or Territory to the deprivation
of any right secured or protected by this
rest.or tadlffollint punishment, pains or
penalties on scoMunt of such penion being
- .nation, or by reason :MM. color orrace,
than is prescribed for the punishment of
citizens, shall be deemed guilty of a mils.-
' demeanor, and on conviction thereof
shall be punished by a fine not exceeding
SLOW," Imprisonment not exceeding
ono year, or both, at the discretion of the
Sec. 3 That the act, to protect all per
sons in the United States in their civil
rights and furnish means of their rind!.
cation, passed April 11th, 193.8, is hereby
reenacted, and said sot, except Ist and
2nd sections thereof is hereby referred
to and made a Dart of this set.
The Senate took np the bill mantle g
lands to aid the construction of a railroad
and telegraph line from Portland to
tons and !McMinnville, Oregon. 1.
Mr. THURMAN moved to recommit
the bill to the Committee on Public
Lands, with instructions to strikeout the
land grant contained therein, and after
Borne debate It was informally laid over.
The bill to extend until February, 1873,
the time for the completion of a lateral
bunch of the Baltimore and Potomac R.
IL through the District of Columbia, was
dirsmased andlaid over..
The currency bill was then taken up
and Cie Senate proceeded to conaloor the
amatuHrleateraterekt from the Commit
tee of the Wh --
all of them.
Messrs. HOWE Ned SAULSBURY of
fered amendmisis, which were rejected.
The bill was finally passed—yeas B,
nava 23. I .
rens•-- Means. Abbott, Roraima's
Brownlow;Cameron, Chandler, tkirbett,
Davis. Disko, Gilbert, Hamlin, Harlan,
Ilan is, Howard, Howell, Johnston. EVI.
mcCreery, Morton, Nye; Deborp,
Pomeroy, Pool, Pratt, Ramsey, Rine,
Robertson, Root Sawyer. Schurz. Sher-
man, Spencer, Stewart, Thayer. Tiptoe,
Trumbull, Warner, Willey, Williams
and Wilson. . •
Nays —Messrs. Anthony, Bayard,
Buckingham, Carpenter, Cassorly,
Conkling, Edmunds. Ferry, Fenton,
Fowler, Hamilton' Howe, McDonald,
Morrill (Maine), Morrill (Vermont),
Norton, Saulsbury, Scott, Stockton,
Sumner, Thurman and Vickers.
The bill is asfollows
Be it enacted, drc., That 145,000,000 in
notes for. circulation may be Issued to
National Banking Associations in addl.
Mot to 1300,000,000 authorized by the 22d
section of the act m, provide national
currency secured thy pledge of United
States bonde, and to provide for the dr.
minion and. redemption thereof, ap
proved June 3d; UM: and the amount of
notes so provided shall be furnished to
banking asiociations organized or to be
organized to those Stated and territories
having loss than their proportion under
the apportionment contemplated by the
provisions of the act to provide a national
currency secured by pledge of United
States bonds, and to provide for their
circulation and redemption, approved
Meech 3d, IBM; but-n . new apportion
ment of circulation hereinafter provid
ed for shall be made as soon as practice.
ble, based upon the census of 1810.
Sze. 2d. That at the end of each month
after the passage of tide act. It shall be
the duty of the Comptroller of Currency
to report to Um Secretary of the Treaanry
the amount of circulating notes issued
to national banking associations during
too previous month, whereupon the Bee
rotary of the Treasury shalt redeem and
retire an amount of three per madam
temporary loan certificates, Issued under' '
the acts of March 2d, 111117, and July 25th,
MN not fora that the amount of circu
lating notes as reported,' and. May, if I
necessary in order to secure the Present-
Cation of such temporary loan certificates
for redemption, give nodes to holders
thereof by publication or otherwise that
certain of said certificates, which shall
be designated by number, date and
amount, shall cease to bear Interest from
and after the date of stich notice, and
.that the certificates so designated shall
no longer be available as any portion of
the lawful money reserve in the posses.
don of anynationat bank, and after such
notice no interest shall bo paid on such
certificates and they shall not be counted I
as apart oitherelterVe of any banking'
Sao. 3. That after the explon of six
Months from the passage of Ulla act. any
banking association located in any State,
having more than Its proportion of cir-i
culation; may be removed to any State
having less than its proportion of circu.
!anon tinder each rates and regulations
he Comptroller of Currency, with the I
approval Of the Secretary of the Treas.
ury, may require; provided, that' the
amount of Issue of said banks shall not
be deducted from the amount of new
issue provided for in this act.
See, 4. That - upon the deposit of any
United States bonds, bearing interest
payable In gold, with the Treasury of
the United States in the manner pree.'
cribod in the nineteepth - and twentieth
sections of the Currency set, it shall be
lawful Or the Comitrotier of the Cur
rency to issue to assonlations making the
same circulating notes of different do.
nominations, not leas than five dollars,
not exceeding In amount eighty per
cantina 01 he par value of bonds deposi
led, which notes 'hair bear upon their
face the promise...of the association to
which they are hatted to pay them upon
'presentation at the • Office the absoals.
floc In gold Or sliver coin otthe United
States, and - shall be redeemable upon
such presentation In such solo.
Sao. 5. That every national banking
easoctstion totaled under the provisions
of section four of this set shall at all
Maim keep on hawk twerd3kfive per
cent, of its outstanding circulation in
Old :Sr elliter coin ,of -the United States,
and pail recelye et par in lament of
4pbte gold notes of every cider such
payad whiall at the time of
ouch payment shall pp radeOgni RA
circulating point JD gold Of silver coined
the United States.
Sect 0. Thatervery aisodationorganlead
for the purpose of honing gold notes, ea
Provided In the preceding section, shin
be antler; to all the rtuulromenta
and provisions of tito currency !
act, ormipt the first clause of We dun 22d,
whichlimits the circulation ot national
banking anastilations to three. hundred'
nilinoudellsrs, the first danseed min 32d.
which, taken to connection whit the pre.
podia; section , ° would requires national
asseliatlons 'organised In the
city otk!arirranSur tgrettVem their
PITTSBURGH, THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 18 S .
titillating notes at par in the city of New
York, and last clause of section 524,
which requires every national banking
association to receive In payment of debts
notes of every other national banking as-
Isociationa at par; provided, that In APPLY-
Ing the provisions to the requirements of
said act to banking associations herein
provided for, thatorma "lawful money,"
and "lawful money of the United
Staters," shall be held and construed to
mean gold or silver coin of the United
Sec. 7. That to secure a bettor circula
tion of national banking currency there
may be leaned circulating notes to bank
ing associations organized In States and
Territories having a lea. banking circu
lation than theirpro rata share as herein
set forth, and the circulation In this sec
tion authorized shall within one year, If
required, be withdrawn as herein pro
vided from banks organized in States
having a circulation exceeding that pro
tided for by the act entitled ..an'act to
amend an act entitled an act to provide
for a national bankingcurrency, secured
by a pledge of United States bonds and
' to provide for the circulation and
redemption thereof," approved March
Sd, 1864, but,the sunimit to bolo with
drawn shall not exceed 120,000,000. The
Comptroller of the Currency shall,
under the direction of the Secretary of
the Treasury, make a statement showing
the amount of circulation in each State
and amount to be retired: by e achbank
in accordance with this secti , and
shall, when the circulation lerequired,
make a requlidtion for such amount upon
such banks, commencing with banks
having a circulation exceeding 11,000,000
In Staten having an exams of
Imitation and withdrawing .one
third of their circulation in excess
of 11,000,000, and then proceeding
pro rata with banks having ••circulation
exceeding 1100,000 in States having the
largest agoras of circulation, and redact.
lug the circulation of banks In States
having the greatest proportion in ogee's,
leaving undisturbed the banks in States
having a smaller proportion, until Swab
In greater exams have been reduced U . l
the same grade, and continuing thus to
make the reduction provided for by this
act until the full amount of 120,-
000,000 herein provided for shall
be withdrawn, and the circulation
too withdrawn shall be distributed among
the Snits' and Territories having lea
than their proportion, so as to equal
ize the distribution of such circulation
among snob States and Territories upon
the bards provided by this act; and upon
the failure of such bank to return the
amount so required within ninety
days after said requisition, It shall
be the duty of the Comptroller of
Currency to sell at nubile auction, having
given twenty days - notice in a newspaper
Published In Washington City and New
York city, an amount of bonds deposited
by said bank aseecurity for its circula
tion equal to the circulation to be with
drawn from such bank, and with the
proceeds to redeem so many of the note.
of such bank as they come Into the
Treasury as will equal the amount re
quired from it, and shall pay the balance
to such banks; provided that no Minnie-
Lion shill be vritndrawn from States hay
! Inc as excess until after the 114 5 .000, 0 00,
granted In the first section have been
Tim census bill was taken up and laid
over on orders.
The bill to authorize the Secretary of
the Navy to tranater to the bureau of
construction and repaint and of ! steam
engineering certain unappropriated bal
ances to the credit of other bureaus. was
Mr. TRUMBULL objected and spoke
veined such transfer. The bill was then .
Mr. HOWE, on leave, addressed Wei
Senate In support of the bill recently In.
troduoed by him more effectually to
preserve neutral relations of the United
States. The bill repeals certain sections
of the act of ISIS, which forbids the
hiring of an American citizen to enlist in
a tbreign army, or Ma going abroad for
41114.410reguir :end ,probliats American
snip builders frombeing concerned In
fitting out or equipping vessels
designed to cruise against any foreiign
power with whom we aro at peace.
Mr. MoNKLINO desired to call up the
census bill, and considerable discussion
followed upon the proper course of pro-
cedure, bet without coming to an under.
standing on the subject, the Senate at 6:15
HOUSE OF REPRatiENTATIVEB.
The Committee on Foreign Affairs re
ported several private bills, which
Also the following resolution:
Resolved, That the President of the
United States communicate to thin
HOLUM, if not incompatible with, public
interest, any, information which may
have come to his knowledge concerning
American citizens, whether native or
naturalized, who may at this time be
confined in jails or prisons of Great
Britain for political offenses, and any
tact, in relation to the treatment of each
Parsons which be may feel at liberty to
After diactuadost by Mourn. Swann and
Wilson, of Minnesota, in favor of, and
Messrs. Willard and Cox against the
resolution; It went over till the morning
hour to-morrow. -
The Speaker announced the appoint
ment of Messrs. Poland, Garfield and
Cox as Regents of the Smithsonian inst.
Mr. DYER proaented a Joint resolution
of the Missouri Legislature as to the
militia of the State.
Mr. LOGAN offered a resolution de
claring that the people of Cuba have for
more than Sheen months carried on so
dye hostilities against Spain for indepen
dence'that they have established and
still maintain ads facto government, and
now occupy with their armies, and con
trot a large portion of the Island, and in
structing the Comtnittee on Foreign Af-
fairs to inquire what reasons, if any, ex
lat. why the Republic of Cuba should not
be recognized 133 the United States Gov
ernment as a belligerent. Adopted.
Mr. ROOTS introduced a bill to amend
the act of Aprli 10th. 1869, extending the
time for the completion of the first sta
tion of the Little Rook and Ft. Smith It.
Mr. PAINE introduced a joint reach.
(ion authorising the Secretary of War to
provide for taking meteorological obser
vations at military stations and other
points In the interior of the continent,
and. or giving notice on the northern
lakes and seaboard of the approach of
fir. DAVIS, from the Judiciary Com._
mittee, reported back the bill to estab
lish a uniform system of naturalisation.
Mr. FERRIS offered a resolution of in
quiry as to special -agents and assistant
special agents of the Treasury Depart
went, amount of mileage paid them, do.
Mr. CLARK introduced a bill to dis
pose of the Cherokee neutral lards in
Kansas to actual anion; only. Ito.
Also, to amend net granting lands to
Kansas for railroad purposes. Referred.
Also, memorial of KSIIIIII/1 Legislature
in favor of the readjustment of the ap•
portlonment of representation In the
Also, concurrent resolution of Kansas
Legislature In favor of the removal of
the National Capital to Fort Leaven
worth Military Reservation, and in
structing Senators and Representatives
to veto against additional appropriations
for public buildings in Washington.
Mr. BANKS asked the Chairman of the
Committee on Appropriations to state
whether that Committee bad considered
any measure for the relief of the large
number of mechanics discharged from
navy yards in various parts of the coun
try T •
Mr. DAWES replied a bill for that pun.
peso was before the Committee and would
probably be reported to-morrow morn
ngg alter a conference with the Navy
Mr. PACKARD, of Indiana, Introduced
a bill for the survey and sale of unsold
public lands in Porter and Lake counties.
Mr: TAFFE introduced a bill to amend
the act - regulating trade Intercourse with
Indian tribes. Referred.,
The Uonsewent into Committee of the
Whole. Mr. Ferry In the Chair, and.took
go the Senate bill appropriating osci,ooo
Tor the poor of the District of Columbia,
allo*lng 1110,00Q' worth of condemned
IBMY elothineto be distributed. a nd
assigning store houses in Judiciary
Square to the Women's Christian Aster
elation to give employment to Indigent
The bill gave rise to considerable dila
cusalon. Setarel amendments were of
fered. but none adopted, except one by.
Mr. Logan for the hputrieg of ration"
byltie War Department, -leaving the
MIA! provisions of the bill for alothiug,
es In the Original.
" The Committee mat and reported the
bill to the Douse, whipb, without anal
anion, at 4110 sajotirtio& "
FOUR O'CLOCI4`.II. X.
Investigation by the Senate
Mr. MAO EY ON THE STAND.
His .Testimong i» /Man
(Special D lapalch to the Platalisfsb Greitta.)
HARRlStitilt% fib. 1210.
The Senate Finance Ocaniiittee to In
vestigate the manner In trtitteh the State
Treasurers far the last Ain years belie,
managed the State funds, and whether
they have made any 1110 UM of the
lame, held a meeting thla'Agmbis N alt
ator . Billingfelt In the (Mgr,
The clialtlnan called for the reading of
that portion of the Opseritor's menage
which alleged that no Man had been
elected State 'Treasurer w r had not be
Standee White inquired t whether sub.
pumas had been Issued A required to
ex-State Treasurers Ramble, McGrath,
Moore, Irwin and other, and to the
Chief Clerks Taggart and Nicholson.
The Chairman replied that the neces
sary papers bad been booed and that I
many of the persons were In attendance,
including Meyer. Mackey, Ramble, Mc-
Grath and Nicholson. Letters had been I
resolved from Henry 13. Moore end Gen.
Irwin, both expressing their inability to
be present to-night, but their willingness
to appear as soon as they could reach
The examination their commenced.
Mr. Mackey was sworn and questioned
by Senator White.
Question. Are you Metre Treasurer?
Q. What la the balance 1a the Treasury
now? A. I cannot toll the balance in
figures exactly, without refening to the
books. I think about seventeen hun
dred thousand dollar.. report gives
the figures to toe 30th mber, and
my books will show you look at
Q. What amount of are there In
the Treasury? A. on three
hundred thousand Ivan% Rail
reed, thirty-five b thousand
Allegheny Valley Hallseed.
Q. To-what fund do Nheee bond' be
long? A. Toe altikitenitMd.
Q. Where are Meier toads? In the
Q. Where have the y mean during your
term of o ff ice? y have never
been out of the vault. alittePt 10 .how to
the Attorney General.} •
Q Did yon over nefil those bonds for
:he purposes of apecedation? A. They
'were never out of thrOlseasary, except
at the time I mentionr. I never Used
them In any way.
Q. Where Is them that Milne . the
Commonwealth? A. ered over the
State in various
Q. Are the banks to be Gott ,
? A. I have ev to believe
so. with the exoop donor two.
Q. State what those exceptions are?
A. The failure of hanidt in 1861 and IPA&
One had about seven nomand and the
other about three tticA N ,
Q. the m oo your hands
ready to be mod e awassathe
demands of the Government? A. Yes,
air, every dollar of It, except the ad
vances made to members of the Legisla
ture and others officers, for which I get
Q. With that exception, Is alt the
money in the Treasury liable to be called
on for Um purpmes of the State? A. Yes.
Q. Ras there ever been a time since
you came into office that all the money
of the Commonwealth bee not been
available? A. There has never been a
time that ..every dollar received by me
was net subject to call at a moment's no
Q. Have you ever vied money of the
Commonwealth for ptims of specula.
I lion In gold or stocks? A. I have
I already answered this question. I never
did have a dollar of the Commonwealth
' money invested in stocks or bonds, or
I anything of the kind.
Q.. Have you ever refined to pay any
liabilities of the Commonwealth on
Proper demands? A. Not when due.
I may explain. I do not know If we
have any authority, but it has been the
custom of this office to refuse to pay
school warrants of delinquent counties.
This was dons by legal advice, as ■
matter of policy.
Q. Nave y6o ever used any money of
the Commonwealth for the purpose of
Mr. Mackey—Do you mean money of
Mr. White—Yes. air.
A. No, sir. I leave spent a little of my
own ocatalonally, but not of the Com
Q. I would like to have your opinion
officially as to the management of the
Treasury and the policy that should be
adopted. Could the management of its
affairs be made better by any statute?
A. Very materially.
Q. Please state by what measure? A.
I tnlnk the restrictions upon t h e treasury
are unwise. It is unwise to restrict the
Commissioners of the Slaking Fund to
part with bonds of the Commonwealth
when they are worth more In the market
than their valuation. II money la to be
used at all, it la better to nee It in lift
ing our own securities than in any other
Q. What do yen think of selecting de.
poetaries of Government Am State funds.
A. I never gave it much thonght. • I do
not think there ought to be depositaries.
nor any money In the Treasury. If you
exhaust your money, you do not need
depositaries. As long
money on hand you will • compe
tition for that money. Depositaries will
make a fight for Mdanees.
Q. Would It be win to select deposi
taries fbr balances that are in the Treas
ury from time to . time to meet school
and charitable appropriattons?
cannot run the Treasury without hiving
some balances. Ido not care hero to ex
piate myself fully, because this is not
the place. I need more -time' for such
discussion. I have no •
doubt the Com
mittee eenid prepare bill to meet the
exigencies of the case.
Senator Wallace now commenced an
examination of the whitest and objected
to the desultory character which the
questioning had assumed.
cz. Give vie a detailed statement of the
way, manner and time which moneys
were paid into the State Treasury. Does
your deity report show that? A. Yes,
sir; the bookashow that.
Q. Do your books show all moneys
paid Into the State Treasury each day?
A. Yes; perhaps not each day, but the
Interruption by ex-State Treasturor
Kemble, who slid there was a book kept
with a detailed statement.
Mr. Mackey replied, You, sir.
Q In your Treasury report Is there a
detailed statement ? Yes sir.
Q The next branch of this inquiry is
where and upon what conditions ere
these moneys kept. When did you
come Into office? A. On May 3d, 1869.
Q. What onount of money come into
your hands Mat day ? - A. I recelpted
for about eleven hundred thousand dot.
Q. From whom? A. Front theformer
Q. Of what was this 31,100,000 cora
'posed ? A. Monies deposited in beanks
Q. Give us the items. That I can.
not do from recollection. .
Q. Can you do it by examination of the
books? A. . I don't know even ifs could
do that. I can only give th gross
Q. I want detailed of what that Money
was roads up, in what condltson the
moneys wereferben they camp tato your
bands. Yon U 7 it was notcsabl A. I
could give yen details from the books
b u t not from recollection. It was
money in bank, Sight checks and tame
„ 4. G ras yo give us a detailed stator
went of their amounts! A Idon't think.
s tun 70•0•• Rs • portion or thew
4 Dan you gine us that at our next
mmund A. Yes, if you as desire.
q. Ifhst was the Milano* to the Teem.
org on January cannot give
it from memory, but from the books.
Q. Give It to us; have you'an approxi- I
mate idea of how much it was? A. No
Q. can you give us a detailed state
ment of how that money was made up,
and where deposited, at our next mea
tus? A. YU. air.
Q. What banks were the principal
depositaries? A. Those in Philadelphia,
Harrisburg and Pittsburgh were the
Q. What banks in Philadelphia? A.
Farman and Mechanics, which is the
depositary by statute, Jay Cooke & Co.,
Kensington Maternal Bank, J. E. Ridge
way & Co., and the Union Banking Co.
These are all l can think of just now.
Q. What were the depositaries in Har
risburg? A. Dougherty Bros. & Co.,
First National Bank, Mechanics Bank-
State Bank and Dauphin Deposit.
Q. What were the depositaries in
Pittsurgh? A. Alleg National
Bank, b Allegheny Savings Ba heny nk. German
Savings Bank and Mechanics Savings.
Q. What way your balance with J. E.
Ridgeway on the first of August last?
A. It was never changed from what I
reeelpted for from. my predeoessor,
Q. That is since you come into office?
A. Tea, sir.
I Q. Have you received any considers
tion for permitting that massy to remain
there? A.l eitot answer that queue
I Lion. If I am to be arraigned for sup
peed malfeasance in office.—
Q.. I idmply.Want the fact. A. If lam
to be arraigned. I -want to be arraigned
according to law. I really want to give
you the fullest and freest exhibition of
the Treasury es far as I am concerned,
but Ido not wish to to placed in a false
Remark by Senator Wallace—l have
no threats to make and no promises to
make. It would be absurd for us to
make threats and equally absurd for us
to promise there would be no prosecu
tien...We simply, want to know what is
the present and put condition of the
Mr. Mackey—While 'I am perfectly
willing to give you the exact position of
the Treasury. If it is to involve mein a
prosecution, I decline -to answer the
' Q. What amount of money was on de
pewit in the First National Bank of - Her.
rieburg on the let of August last? A.
That I could not tell you, air.
statement?you g ilv e
Q. Can you famish us that? A. Yes.
Q. Will you do so? A. Yee, sir.
Q. What amount of money was on de
ptett In the Allegheny National Bank on
the lid of August last? A. I cannot an..
ewer any of these questions from recol
Q. Please give its all of them up to the
let of August last.
Senator BUlingfelt here suggested that
Ur. Mackey give the Committee the
report Mille balances at the end of each
Mr. Mackey said he could do that.
Question by Mr. Wallaots—Are the
moneys all the time liable to draft? A.
Q. Were these depositaries at all timea
able to ambito thedrafts of your Depart
ment? A. I don't know that they wore,
without giving them some trouble. Ido
not think any nank would keep Its
Q. Iles not the practical working of
the system been to permit the banks to
uas It by loaning? A. Certainly.
- Q. Could not yin have
e bawn, for ex
ame.4up l t t eNatlcTßank
at g rii. otzamie.was
there, and have It honored promptly?
A. I suppose It may have been honored, 1
but It might have given them a good
deal of trouble. ,
Q. In answer to General White, you
said you had never put any money of
the Commonwealth to your Individual
use in speculatloss in stocks and.gold?
A. I have never speculated with adollae
ofy money belonging to the Treasury.
as th e account of the Commonwealth,
w h these banks? A. I think I have a
it le account here with Dougherty AC [ ..
B , and 1 have one at our own bank,
Ib t none Si any other. • '
Q. What Is the account of the deposit
lin the Harrisburg First National? A.
I cannot give it to you exactly.
, Q. Were you ever engaged In specula
' Hon with the money that was to your
own Interest In any of these banks dur.
' trig your term of ofiloe? A- I had a
right to do with my own money. I do
not suppose being Treasurer would keep
me from using my own money as I deem.
Q. What amount of money were you
worth when you went Into the Treasury?
A. Am I required to answer that ques•
Mr. Wallace—Reply not unless you,
see fit. A. I think I was worth about
max or 12.5.0 00 .
Q. What has been the amolmt of de.
posits to your private account in the
Allegheny Notional Bank? A. Just as
it has been heretolbre, all along. I could
not tell you; there has never been any of
State'a money to my account.
Question by Mr. Brooke—ls that the
bank with which you were connected be.
- fore coming here? A. Yes, air; and I
am connected with it now.
Question by Mr. Wallace—Were you
Cashier of It? A. Yea, of coeds& You
understand me to say there was no pub
lic money put to my private =omit.
Q. What amount of money are von
worth now? A. I cannot tell yoq. Ido
not think I SW much changed.
Q. Are you worth no more money than
you were before? A. Not that 1 know
on I would be algid to know It. -
Q. Have you made noprofit or benefit
out of the funds of the Treasury, other
than your salary? A. I cannot answer
Q. Have you received any money of
the Commonwealth for your own private
purpose at any time? A. No.
Q. Have you received any interest as
ner4Perasheor direct or Indirect, at any
time for any moneys of the Common.
wealth? A. I thought the other question
Q. Any interest or compensation direct
or Indirect for moneys of the Common.
A. For the same reason I decline to
answer that, and lamto be arraigned,
I prefer It to be done in the right way.
Q1106t1013 by Mr. Billingfelt—Did I tin.
dersumd you to say that the aooounts
are balanced every day ? • A. The books
arc balanced and cash settled every
Q. Did that bahmosconsist of different
kinds of moneys, investments and MOM-
Ides ? A. Yea.
Q. By what term do you designate
those balanced A. Bank account, draw
account, and vault account.
Q. By bank account, do you mean the
moneys deposited in various tents of the
Commonwealth? A. Yee, sir; and by
draw account all the moneys In the
drawer. _ . .
Q. Cash that they used In making
change within the vaults? A. Yea.
Q. You keep your accounts in your
books as to what the vault conaista? A.
Yee; keep It as a vault account.
Q. Do you designate It on your books?
A. No; just keep It ass vault account
Q. Pat on the table without naming of
what it consists? A. Yee.
Q. Is there any record; either public
or private, kept of that vault account?
A. There Is • private record kept always.
Mr. 13111Ingfelt—It may be well to in.
quire of what these vault amounts con
sisted of at the time those balances were
streets, or what they now consist of. I
would net press this question now, but
In preparation for the detailed statement.
Mr. Wallace—Under the resolutions
of the Senate wear* required to investi
gate the Dilielle. of State Treasurer. for
ten years part. What has been the prat:,
Dee in regard to the use of Linda?
Mr. Mackey—l think you have gone
through me pretty thoroughly on this
subject. You will have to examine de
tails for that.
Q. You know no practice? A. Iknow
my own practice.
Question by Mr. White—Yon spoke of
practice; you know of your own prao•
sloe; has it been your practice to select
solvent banks for your depositaries? A.
I have a little Literals in that. I hake a
bond of 180,000 staring me in the face.
Q. Can you state whether In selecting
your depositaries you are careful or not
to select solvent banking helms In the
Commonwealth? A. I havenever made
a deposit that I did not think I was am
ply secured in.
Q. Bate when you havikinqahred u to
current condition of those depositar.
lea? A. Being engaged in the business,
I ought to be tolerably familiar with
them. I thought if was. I think aoyet.
I think my iniocessor will get all the
luOneY be is entitled to.
in. Something Wei and shoot the prae
tide of your predecessors. Statiiiiheth
er your policy in selecting the deposits
tiell for yozauces differed from that
of your predecessors. A. About the
same as ever I have pursued. . The rou
tine of the once so far as I knew In most
dues. There are some in which I did
Qnestion by Mr. Brooke—Did you think
that those In which you did not were an
improvement ? A. I thought so.
Question by Mr. White—There lissome
talk about the ulary of $1,700. I believe
that Is the salary allowed by the State ?
A. Yes, sir.
Q. Do you think that is still . intent? A.
Not MI had to go through An examina
tion of this kind very often.
Q. Do you think a salary of $1,700 Is
enough? A. No, air, Ido not.
Q. To pay you for the vigilance nem.
eery to the proper management of the
finances of the State, do you think the
salary should be incratsed? A. Certain
ly It ought, beyond question.
Q. Can a man properly discharge the
duties of that oMos, traveling from point
to point, looking after the condition. of
depositaries of the Commonwealth,
and attending, to the current business,
for a salary of "seventeen hundred
dollars? A N'ot Prams he wanted to
work for glory.
Q Then, as an official, would you rec
ommend an increase of salary? A. Cer
tainly. The salary ought net to. be leas
than live thousand.
Question by Mr. Blllingfelt—Are the
safeties suffirdent? :A. They ought not
to be:law than._ two: hundred and flay
thousand, under any cirenmstances. I
do not care what system you adopt, the
Treasurer will handle more or less. His
balances scfmetlutes will necessarily be
large. Me has to, pay on the first of
August and the first of February over
nine himdred thousand, every half year. -
Senator - Wallace moved that .
Mackey be requested to give monthly
statements In answer to the questions
relative to his books. Adopted.
Ex-Treasurer Kemble wanted hie ex
amination to he proceeded with tonight,
being desirous to leave for home. This
request was not granted.
Mr. Kemble urged that the man who
made thffite charges (meaning the Gov.
error) ought to have been present ready
to substantiate them.
• • • - • .
The Committee adjourned to meet
again to•morrow afternoon at half pas
NEWS BY CABLE.
Startling Rumors about Dr. Ely
with France—Exciting Debate
In the Corps Legislatif --Ex
citement in Cuba Over the Re
cent Assassination, &c;
Dr Telegraph Pa the Plttatmrgh glagatte.)
Lownost, February letter has
been received here from Capt. Cochrane,
of the Royal Navy, commanding Petrel
station of the African omit. He reports
that Dr. David Livingstone, the celebre.
ted African traveler, has been burned as
• wizard by itchier of the interior.
The Globe, correcting the statement
made by the Tunes, says . the 91;lentioms
to the treaties with China are confined
to doubts about the faithful observance
of their stipulations by the Chinese.
PARIS, February 2.—No American
newspapers have been recelvedlhere of •
later date than the 11th of4anuary,
though letters are at hand ohhe 19th.
There to considerable dlesatiMactlen at
the state of things.
In MS , Corps Legislatif to-day the
proposition of M. Grevy, that the Presi
dents of Chambers have the right to de.
mend an armed force when necessary to
Insure the treadom'oftlretr deliberellenv,
was debated. Jules Fevre and .Emman.
net Arago made speeches. In which they
recalled the fact that a similar demand
was made In the Chambers ten days
before the coop d'etat of 1851, but was
then rejected. After an exciting debate
the proposal was defeated by • vote of
217 against 43.
The Government has commenced to
make the much talked of prefetoral
changes, but so far the removals and ap.
polntmenta have been of little-import.'
License bas been given for' the per-
formance of Victor Hugo's plays In Wm
A public meeting was dhnolved by
the authorities; last night, because one
of the speakers compared =vier to
The Patric to-day alludes to rumors
about the expected reduction in the army
and navy, and ameerts It Ku reason to
believe they are withogt foundation. - It
expresses the opinion that the present
military and naval forces of the country
are not too large.
Files of American Journals, due here
over a week ago, were distrinuted to
their subscribers this afternoon.
Rim YolllL,,February 2.—The follow
ing dispatch has been received at the
Cuban headquarters In this city:
It is reported 850 persona were killed
in Havana on the Slat ult. by volunteers.
A great fin took place in the negro quar
ter of Baratta, called Jean Marla, the
Reverte, Feb. I.—The funeral of Cue- .
tenon took place today. The procession
occupied two hours to paws given point.
The Captain General announeesin a pub.
Ile order today that he will take the
children of the deceased under his spec
ial protection. The assassination of
Guganon conUnuee the general topic of
At Matanzas last night the volunteere,
excited .by the Castanon affair, assembled
in front of the Governor's palace and
called for Cevedo and Hesnande, who
were imprisoned for having concealed
arms in their houses. The volunteers
made loud threats and fired their mne•
kate In the air. The Governor made a
tranquilizing speech. but firmly refused
to give up the prisoners. The volunteers
lingered in the Plaza until morning
when they dispersed.
BERLIN, Failnary 2.—The faculty of
the Universityof Breslau have coogratu-.
lated Dr. Dominger on his opposition to
the declaration of Papal infallibility.
Itianitto, February 2.—ln the Cotten
to.day Senor CeatelLar made an effrotive
speech against the payment of the clergy
by the State.
Rohs, February 2.--81nee the axiom
bUne of the Connell "even of its mem.
bent have died and four have left the
VIENNA. February 2.—The Arab'
duchess Elisabeth of Austria has fled to
America, having embarked atitambarg.
Zairian, Febnuiry 2.—Dr. J. Dub. of
this city. has been chosen President of
t e Bwi.■ Confederation.
QM:Ern:MOWN, Febrnary 2.—The steam
er Cry of Brooklyn has arrived from
LONDONDERRY, February 2. The
steamer North America has arrived from
FINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL.
Lemnos, February 2.—Evenlap.—Con.
sobs, 93%. American securities quiet;
6.20 e: 62a, 86%; 665, old. 86% ; Ws,
85%; 1040 a, 84%. Ettocks—Eries, 20:
Illinois Contra!, 103% ; Atlantic and
Great Western, Ni%.
LIVSRPOOL. Feb. 2.—Cotton steady; up.
lands 1114 ®11%; Orleans, 11%; sales of
'lO,OOO bales. California white wheat 9s,
red western 7s Bele7s 9d, winter Be Ed®
Bs 6d. Flour Ma 6d. Corn 20a 9d. Oats
fid. Pork 100 a. Beet 102 s. lard Ma
6d. Cheese 720. Bacon Ma. Produce
LONDON. February S.—Tallow Es 6d.
Linseed 011, £3lB` Turpentine Ea 6do
Peals, February 2.-Bootee closed flat.
Renter 7SL 42c. -
Fassztons, February 2. Bonds
opened flint at 92®92%.
Rintiona, February B—Petroleum so.
tive and firm at 7 ;balers is gnats.
/Laves, February 2.—Cotton on spot,
Armwmas, February 2.—Petroleum
Rat at 59,41.
- - ..r.......
V r % ~✓
The Franking Privilege—The
Business—The Xining Com
mittee = January Disburse
Sy Telegraph to the Pittsburgh *Unite.)
WASHINGTON, February 2.1870.
TILE PAANNING PHIVILEGM.
There will be an effort to get a vote in
the Senate on the bill abolishing the
franking privilege thli week. Senator
Conkling intends to try to push it
through In the same form It came from
the Hensel, if possible. • It excludes all
mall matter that does not pay postage, so
newspapers, heretofore free, Including
exchanges, will come under its restric
tions. Some of the Senators will oppose
it. They say that if a• majority of the
Home members had voted es they hon
estly felt, the bill would not have remed,
and this is probably true... It was passed
under a spirit of resentment towards the
postmaster General, who adopted a ape
tern of pressure by petitions made up by
his order. It would not be popular with
the people. In lie present form, and would
require such excessive approirriations of
Kamp/ and staMped invelopes irMivent
ually to leid to greater loss thrbnigh
honest officials thaii Would' be 'incurred
under the franking system. It.will no
doubt to back to the House amended, in
which case there will be 'extensive dis
cussion, more amendments, and passible .
Mr. Schenck's resolution, calling on
the President for Information in the Yer
ger case, was promptly adopted. 'lt calls
for statements as to the trial, in Missis
sippi, of Yerger for the murder of Major
Crane, of the United States Army, the
cause of delay In the promulgation and
execution of the sentence, what agree
ment has been made by the Attorney
General to suspend action in the case, by
what authority, and with what object.
There Is some mystery about the matter
that the resolution Is designed to clear
up. Crane was a nephew of General
The Committee on ReconstructlOn
have before them bills relative to
Georgia and Mistdssippl, also a bill to en
force toe thirteenth and fourteenth arti
cles of the Constitution of the United
States. Nothing definite on these sub
jects will be done until the return often.
Butler. The Senate Committee en Judi
ciary were to-day unable to consider the
subject of Mississippi In connection with
representation in Congress, owing to the
non-reception of official :papers, but will
hold a special meeting as soon as they
The Committee on Mines and Mining
to-dap igreed to report Representative
Sargent's - bill providing that miners may
acquire titles to planar mines, but not to
voices or lodea. The resolution of , the
'Rouse directing the Committee on .
Mines and Mining to Investigate the cause
of the Avontialedlasster, wen referred to
• aub•committee consisting of Masers.
Roots, of Ark., Strickland, of Mich., and
Hawkins, of Tenn.
The army officers are getting up onite
a lobby to defeat Gen. Logan's bill to re.
duce the number of officers and fix the
the pay of the army. It would muster
out a largo number, and would strike In.
discriminately. 'l.4lout will rush it on
the war cry of economy, and holds,him•
self reedy to demonstrate • saving of
millions of dollars a year.
The warrants issued from the Treas-
Amy Dsgartment_durinit January were el
follows: Civil and miscellaneous aua
foreign intercourse. 43,06,041; war,
56. 300 , 260 : navy, 53.036,900; Interior, pen
sions and Indians, 5661,042; total, 1112,-
691,24.3. Thia dose notinolnde warrants
Issued on acommt of public. debt.
A. public meeting several thousand
strong this afternoon adopted resolutions
favoring the consolidation ;of Washing•
ton Georgetown, and the, remaining
portion of the District of Columbia into
one government. A committee was ap•
pointed to urge such action by Congress.
By Telegraph to the Pittsburgh Gazette.)
ArLuvre, Feb. 2.—This General AS.
sombly received a message today from
Gov. Bullock, including correspondence
with Gen. Terry, in which Gen. Terry
acknowledges the Governor's notitlea
tion of the organization of the General
Assembly, and informs the Governor
that both Houses are now properly or.
wired for the purpose of assenting to
and complying with • the conditions
imposed by Congress for the
toration of the State to her original
relations with the nation. The Governor
reviews the action of the old organize.'
lion in expelling colored members, and
quotes several acts of Congress relative '
to the reconstruction of the late rebel
States. He also reviews Gen. Terry's
report of August 14th. and the action and
report to Magmas of the Judiciary
Committee appointed to investigate
the etedentiala of Joshua Bill,
Senator elect from Georgia. He
recapitulated the facts covering the
political history of the State from the
adoption of the act of March 21, 1867,
declaring that until the people of a rebel
State are admitted to representation in
Congress the civil government that ex.
I Seta shall be provisional only, subject to
the paramount authority' of the United
States as any time to abolish,
modify, control or supercede the
same. That right reserved by
Congress has never been withdrawn,
" nor MN it expired through any legal act
of Georgia. The Governor recommends
the ratification of the Fourteenth and
Fifteenth Amendments, and concludes
with a desire for the good of the whole
people and the hope that a citizen's
worth may be determined by his efforts,
neither advanced nor retarded by his
birth, color, religion or politics,
The House ratified the XlVsh amend
ment unanimously and the XVth by •
vole of el to 24. The Senate ratified the
XlVth and XVth amendments by a
vote of 25 to 2A. -
Both Houses have adjourned until
New YORK, February 3—The Tam
many bill for the reorganization of the ,
local government of this city was Intro.
duced in the Assembly today. Under
it the beads of departments are to be'
appointed by the mayor and eon.
firmed by the aldermen. The police
department will consist of mayor,
recorder and three other commissioners
and excise board of • three commhation
ers., The Croton board and street de
partment are csonsoUdated. All Police
men now in omce are to be retained and
not be removed except fir cense. License
fees are fixed at 41.1 to $lOO.. Liquor
stores and saloona must ,be kept clewed
from one to four a. it., and all day on
Sunday and election days.. Lager can
be sold at all times in gardens not less
than • quarter of a mile from any place
of public worship. .
A proposed election law wu also in
trodqcod. No prOsislon is made for •
reghay and polling. The time is In
creased to the hours from mix a..ar. to alz
Lordoprz.rx, Februery 2.—The Judi
inquire Committee, who were instructed to
into the propriety of roweling
all laws prohibiting negro testimony
against whites, have obtained leave to
bring In a bill providing that loreignera
nodding twelve months in Kentucky,
after filing a declaration of intention,
obeli be entitled to vote. ' ;
Dexcan, cot.. Feb. St—The New Mex.
too Legislature bat adopted a State Con.
'Mutton to be submitted lothe popular
vote on the first Monday In October.
Under the new tax and !huffing law the
territccial warrants have risen from 20
to 50 (meta on the dollar.
Com:titans. rebind* , 7..—The /I°tu° of
Reorseentatlves decided today that Mr.
Glover. Bap., to entitled to a 'seat. He
expect of the action do ge
House. es not chan the p:O,.
THE MIIUMY sumo
L the 1.40. sa4 acipsire coeneratil 0114 Saar
Do nrmer , meebasue or - marebaat aboald ba
Globe of too ....... 1 11
A oapy la Mutated mteltoesty to Oil intlu
pof a club of tea. ' rostmagyat are equated
PENNILIKAN, REED & CO..
—Forty-one prisonera left Chloage yea.
terday morning for the Joliet Peahen.
—Chicago and Michigan Lake Shore
Railroad, completed from New Buffalo
to hit. Joseph, was opened yesterday. . r.
—Richard 7mlale was instantly kWag i.
on Wedneeday, at the Peoria gasworks
by having a wagon tongue run . through.
—The Eye Mice Oil Works at Green
Point, L. L. owned by Fleming &Wells,
were demollehed by an explodes Tues.
—AI Kankakee, Illinois, yesterday
morning: Smith's hotel, Fogad & Sow'
zrooery, and a meatmarkea wars burned..
--Clint. David Atwood, editor of the
Madison State Journal, hal been mini
.riated as the Republican candidata fir,
Congress from the Second Wisermxin. .
District, to till the vacancy causal by the
death of Hon. B. F. Hopkins. Pkrur
lots were - taken before the recoil was ;
The Great Ortentai Ghost.'
By Telegraph to the Pltlatnnik emits.)
Naw Yons, February B.—Mijar Bur.'
nail's agent has today negotiated with
the Great Oriental.Glant to appear at the I
Museum In Pittsburgh on Monday Dan
for Your waste, at the rate of two'hnnb
deed dollars par week.
. ' ' ' 1.1 . . 2121;01am Vibram. Ist; MO.
a*inrne BEGui. ititErrries
T.iNr4l ° 4l7tt -. li ~
faly tarlto4 to .v breaant .4'tbaabollag
BYolderl:II W. W..
1a2:100 TIIOI9 . J. IRWIN. V. (
arPENNEIT LYANIA RE=
ace Ther e will be an snlonrsed negation at the MM. ,
bete orthe renneyeranla It a...elan:A et ,
tble rite_ and •lo held THIS (Tawnday)
ILVENI Nu. Fein an ald, at the often of Year&
Swearingen Ito. 9• fauna nano
nue. am Wool . for the purpose of at.
tending'he 141111141 meeting and forming • Ione!
orgatellatl en red member. ars nett tots-t
ji:SESSMENT NOTICE. —AU ;..
denreprent stockholders o$ the WHI7IOB-
To N COAL CO are herrn, noosed *bat %ha ,',.
two last ayes se at. of 03 cash per share ere
overdue. and If not sold on arbitrate tan Path t
Inst.their stock will besold at public sole to trus r; highest bidder. at Ile office of the Corana3.lll9.
139 Fourth &Tease. second door, at T r. X. of '
the shore date.
ir_?EIDIICED PRICES.—We an
.5-s , just !a receipt of an Invoice of trash aloies
001.01O0' TE AB' of tie new drop, which wean 11
fa in% at a natl.:Woo of La coats pappaall at
the last yeses prtesel. by Ilke halt obeli or alagLe
JOll , l ♦. 112311111AW1
corm, Liberty aad Math stneta.
—AR persons Intereeted will take modes that
...ere testamentary to the eetate el` JOSIAH
H. lOLVEY. deceased have bee granted to the •
undersigned ineentors. Alt verso.,
Manes against the estate wlll.- pima* perms&
them without delay, and penonernewingtkime.
melees Indebted milt plea,. make paymeak
- JABIZS harNT.
VseentoMe alleharpsherane e
' W. A. LS WlB. Atterney. at No. 93 Mamma
greet. rlttetough. Lk Waft
NOTICE Is HEREBY GIVEN
that the ondemigued Vlowcia, appointed
to vicar. ond wets the damages and tenallto on
the opening bf TAILOR AWE! MC. with Ito
present widtt4 from Palo Alto litrtmt t• Winter
week, will roost oa .tho grottod on
18th gal:worry, 1610, at 3 o'clock P. it, to at
tend to Weil:Mei of their appal, taint.
A. N. ItAitTEENS.
NOTICE IS .HEREBY GIVEN
that tho undersigned Inseam appatated
to 'lair and name tha damages and bonent on
the opentog of ItIONT22IIf 15T112.2r. stain
tithing f o pfenteatemidth than ttettorett aide of
Canon tenet to the north *lda. et Jefereen
woos. will meet on the ground on tIATUEDAT.
19th "February, 1910; at fi O'clock P. IL.
attend to the duties of their stofatalanerit.
AND. DAVIDSON. '
JA - .1118 kinLEIA.I4 -
OFFICE Or TUX
COSTIOLTAR Or A LLISULIZMY COITATT. PA ,
rrrreannota, Ftbruart Ad. ISTO.
N OTICE FOR •
SEALED PROPOS/IS WEI tot reeelr.o at Ole
onlea until 61b Ines. t r TIILESCRIBING
JUDGMENT DOCKET yo. 6. Court of Com
mon neas.arenidlnit otdermata q oald Conn
nadaribe illb motion of ♦etof neseimbl7 Pound
SSA eay of Morrb. 1197•
of direction or Coady Commissioners.
MAY ' IMP WY LAMBERT. Controller. •
CITT CONTROLLIB'S OTTIISS, • I
NCRT Ol ALLZOUIarr. J.D. 1, 11110.
OTICE TO CONTRACTORS. .•
reeled proposals will be rre.t•td et this elks
tient Wle& r. THURSDAY, Ifebrears
10th. 1070, for the
Grading of Chartiors Street,
From Western Awns& to /Winer ills,. '
npeelleatlone can lie wen et the omen of Chan.
Dlll.. notalt? Engineer. The MU hi re
eerved to naient any or au but...
PSI LATMLIMIA. Tebrauy lit, 1110.
Ier&VING BETIMETY FROM
••■-a- the BsLyst Randal/ lailsessa bdia
day leased bmy was. . , , ,
The Grocers' Steam Sugar lteliaery
B a DIRTOL,
Meths leased the above named Selmer, I
;rill' thetthne the business u heretotoiv, sad
have eopoteted . • • • •
Masai% THOS. P. STOTESBURY & CO.
Wbo will oter for sale the *ell-knows brands
of tho liortorry., oir.l . • .
Bartol's Extra C. Yellow Sugar.
. BARTOL'S CROWN SYRUP.
nutter W. 13/inTOl6.
Use Win, shame of the Westgre
note of • PATENT. MEUIOINE sow is weber
years gee to litmaste. Meet be sods. es en.
tring•sd boom. The ssorstoretssetioluMeg
wilt be glees for Oa Western Mlles gad Wm.
:re Prealzao .
N t424 o l . rglerld
Math , Pittsburgh
for an and eatabllabod Sr. York on
eeeb) Lille .11uurenee Couipeza. 1 11 .0 9 0110 *
Western rennsrlisnts: Will be" war/.
Address Box 785.221tabonib rodrtalka. :24
WANTED. -4 German ten
TLEKAN irAo ipaatatoglMP tiialue tAa
Onienl Agency or a Nor Torn Uhl aM11111sa•
Company, who two' an Ennlish ogles at rut..
burgh. 1.10.04 IndOmunentsto almoner Moon.
Addryn. for Internam; nos '766, roaroaro.
—,- • - - -
WANTEDO-11 1 mall, but corn.
roirriaßtzgr.:= l . l l=
VtiO h 0 012 113 21 p•VS: I I6 . Azi r bery
:=1:16740.7.:,:h0n sad term.
wANTED : A •PAIIITNER
• Wu!, stew hundred Dollars stand's fa
.good ming busing.. •
Apply at 643 Pan strut.
?LOTUZN? 01710yr,EOL I fib MT
Wee. BOYNOWLE s od Jos
g s i; lillndir=PartirjraZa&74l6.7l
WANTED.--gealed Pro . pima*
be r• ceived foe vet& roe tee
thou zed 110,000) YZET• o?CURE int/1 1 1.
to be delivered in Pittsburgh a LaWreitarettil.
Must be of 'recipe' or Awes stale. '
CANII wilt be tad • on ocllla7. 041101041
eesttatte for folftlisnebt et **street. *deem,
)4.7ilif Beal Laws. iamallaySlW
WANTED. ... MORTGAGLA.
saaooo a. Los& awls or .
fit a fair rate of 'Monett. ' ; - ;.___
. - 78031.11, Y.. /111711,'
. . NW. Bowl and neat Istala Rued . -
: . ao. in flail Ude"( itelilt.
lotospnnicr, A Gentleialui
jui, and Willrorlsboat child ram. or two ladial4:
ass lima board. wink ..1b ZOOM, soarrala
W.* as C. OS alit/FLIILD UTEZIT. , A .
or.r.ra Oral sad trataxed. 74
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