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o Courts in PotZer and Sl'Kean Counties. All
•lusiness entrusted in his care will receive
.liirOmpt attention. Mee corner of West
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attend to sit business entrusted to him, with
care and promptness. ;_'Office on Second st.,
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regularly attenil the enurts iu Potter end
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'Offiee!on ntn st,;-in 'building formerly oc
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. Oils, Fancy Articles, Static.nery, Dry Good:,
Grcideries, Main Coudersport, Fa.
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E .Dry Provisions,
'Queunsyricre, Cutlery, and. a ll
-Goods-U . surtlly•fOund r in n country Store.—
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r.- . GLASSMIRE, Proprietor, Corner o-
Main aitd Second Streets, Coudersport, Pot-
Or Co., Pm.
- A Livery Stable is alio kept in conned
tion:tivith this ITOtel. •
3EALER Pi STGVES, TIN . A: SHEET IRON
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^ House, 'Coudersport, ra. Tin •hri , l S ices
- Iron Wore made to ordet, In good style on
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NTIG, H. anta.ca.. .. ... J. C. M'ALAILNUY.
AGENTS for tip:, Coljectiort, of; Clatt s
against the United States and State G o.-
~ .rrtnients, Such as PenSittn,'. Bounty, ..Arreat
PAY &c. 'Addresr 'Bo 9:?,•littrrishurg, Pa.
"Thi MISIONS 'nrocured o oldiers of the
present war who,are.disahled by reason of
wounds received or' disease contractracted.
in the service of the United Stares ; and
ensiongztidunty, and arien'is'Of.ilay obtained
Tor:widows Dr heiri, of I those who have Flied
or been %Odle in servil:e. ',All Idlc of
answered, and on receipt s;t:
".mitail.,of a statement' f the "axe of elaimarii. I
for Ward the neeessn4; papers for thei.; .
iguature. .ye'es' in Pension cases as fixed by
RSFEIIENCES.—TI9n. ISAAC BENSON ' Hon. A.
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Citizens of the ',S'en'ate cold House
• • „,.
' of RepresentUtivei;—' • •
Again the blessings of healthy and an
abundant harvest Claim our ptnfontidest
gratitude to Almighty. God. •
OUR REt4TIONS WITU CUI;III4LAISIb
• 601711 AMERICA.:
. The condition of ear. foreign. affairs ,is
reasonably satisfactory. - • ,
blesico • ,coutioues•to be a theat re of
civil War. Whilst. our political, relations
a.ith .that, cottrary , 'have undergyoc
change, we have at , the same awe strictiv,
thaintained - i neutrality .betweela
— At the requeFt of the state, Of Costa
Rita. cad , Nicaragar,...a, competent
.neer hai been a'utborizE4 to to4lie a 'stir.
vey of the. river San Juan', 'an4. the port
San Juan.. • . ,
it is the source 'of much satisfaction .
that the - tlifficulties which for a moment
excited, some political
and caused a elosing_of the .inter•oceanie
transit raute,have been amicably adjusted
and . then there is
_a good. prospect' that
the route will soon, be reopened wit.ll:an
increase of capacity and adaptation. • We
could not emaggerate ether the, eommer.
vial or political importance of that great
It would be 'doing injustie.e • to on im•
portant South American State,not to ac
knowledge the directness, frankness, and
cordiality with which the United States
of :Columbia have entered into intimate
relation with this Goverruent. A Claims -
Convention has been eenstituted.to cOM •
plete the unfinished work of en:: which
closed its session in 1861.
The new liberal eenstitation of Ven•
ezuela having gone into effect, with the
universal acqnieseence of the people, the
Governor under it , has been recognized,
and the diplomatic intercourse has been
Opened with it in a cordial and friendly
The -long•deferred Arpsis lands thin)
has been satisfactorily paid and 'Ocher..
red.,Dßltual payMents have heed made
of the late joint commission fdr the set.
tlement of claims between she, United
States and Peru. • .
An earnest; and tordiai friendship, con'
tioucs to exist between the two 06121411 e s;
and such, efforts as were in my power
Wave been used to rerneve misunderstand
ings and avert a. threatened war between'
Peru and Spain. Our relations are of
the most; i friendly naturd, with; Chilla,
the Argentine Republic, Bolivia Costa'
Rica, Paraguay, San,Salvador and Hayti
Durfpgi the past ycar,,l)o differ4ces of
those Rep:ublies; and on the other hand
their ByMpthieS . wit . li the United
are consta'ptly expressed .with cordiality
The tiaras arising from the seizure of
the, cargo la frthe brig Macedonia, in 1861,
have been; paid,ic the.Governient
Civil war tontinuei in tho - ,Sputiish part
of Sau Doping°, app.irently without pros•
poet of anearly close. ,
. ,Officlal eiar'respondence beeh freely
opened with Liberia, and it gives us a
plu.s'ing, view of sueial andpolitical prom
ress in that Republic.
It may be expectCd to •derii , e new vigor
from 'American influence, improved by
the rapid 'disappearance of slavery in the
United Suites 1 . solicit your, authority
to furnish to the Republic a •gunboat of
modetiffe . Cost, to . be' reimbursed' to the
United Sates by idstalrnents:puch
vessel' is needed 'for the safety Of' that
State against the native African' races,
and in Liberian handsit Would be tuoie ef
fective in arresting the 'Afriezt slave tnide
than a squ'adren in Our own hands: The
Pussession' of the least organized naval.
force would stimulate a genbrousainliition
in the Republic;and the confidence which
we should manifest by furnishing it
would Wit] foiliedfarico - and - favor :toward
die Colony froui all 'civilized. nations.
The proposed Ove‘iand Telegra.ph be.
tween America and Burype . by, the way
Suraights , aod-Asiatio Russia,
WNch wii.Csanctioned by Congress.af the
last session has been undertaken. under
very favorable micutostunces-bylthe asso•
.ciatioli of iAinerican. citizens, with : the
cordial good will and support a Well of
this G over Men c as .these_of Greap - Pritain
: and:Russhi.. ,
Assuaances bare. been received from
. the South American States of
iheir, arprecation of the enteprise and
theia readiness to po-operate in construc
tion lines tributary , to that world °neer
cling. communicated. I learn witttpuch
satisfaction that the noble design of a
telegraph Itettmunication between - the:
eastern coast ofAmerica.and Great Britain
has been.renewed, with full expeetatioe
of its accomplishment.. Thus it is, hoped
that - with:the , return of domestic peace
the- country will be able to resume with
energy and , 'advantage its former high
career of commerce and civilization.
Doug - ea to tho'-: : i',,tßoi.ole , a.::o",Vftti L loii.)o';a4:g' ,: , 4q . 'a,;- ,l i il' . 6 . ) .. js — se3l? — ii - lqi(011.' pi - : .- 4:#01 : 0 4 i3, f- iiie , l74lol : :40 14(135.•'
IiDERSORO POTTER talltrifY• * PA WEDNESDAY - DEOEMBER
t . _lll
sent t wo ,
'Erzypt dted in April
unpledhatii'altercatten Which arose
be t 4464 • the " tem porraii inctunbent • of
the . office and .the Government - of the
Naha of inter:
eonitie: C i rb l e promptly corrected
'oil the atrital of the' siacc'essor in the cop-.
sulate,,and' our rolatloPe" 'with I:Opt; 'as
Well' as relatiohs '•Barbary
poWers;'ilri entirely satisfactory.
. , , burNA.
_The.yebeltion ,whieb has,beeel iso long
ragiOrf,:;io,•cl)inn, been suppres'sed,,
witb title co : operation .and pfficeq, of this
Gov'prenent, and of the other .Weeteru and
combiercial States. ;
• Tito jgdicions cot:mutat establiptment
there, hap: become very difficult-and otter•
ous, anti At will ne,ed legtsfative revision
to.adapt ; it,.,to the,extentinn of our coin
tnef,ce, and to, the smore intimate inter.
course which,-has been instituted with the
tllc; , ernEneut - „and . people of ,that
.China seems to be aCcepitioglivith hearty
good . will the conventional saws which
regulate commercial and social in tercourse
among the western nations. '
Owing to .the peculiar situation of
,Japan, awl ; the anomalous form of its gov
erment, the action of that empire in per
forming treaty stipulations is inconstant
and capricious.. . Nevertheless good prog
res.4,has.been . effected ,by the Western
potier4 moving, with enlightened concert.
Ourownpecuniary claims have been
allowed or put, in course . of settlement,
and the inland sea has been reopened to
commerce.. There is reason to believe
that, these proceedings
,hav - e increased
ratlyor than 'diminished tile friendship of
Japan towards the United States.
TAE OPENING OF PLOCKApED PORTS.
The ; ports of Norfolk, Fernandina, anq
Pensacola have been opened by procla
tuation. It is hoped that' foreign mer.
chants will consider Whether it is not
safer and mote profitable to themselves,
as well as just to the Un . ited States, to
resttt. to these atidether open ports, than
it •is to pursue-, throtrgh : many •hazat'ds
and . vast•.noSt, it - contraband trade-with
other . 'porte whith- - are ulosed, if not
l 'hytnettial military oocupition, at least by
a latoftil and effective blockade: For My
self I have no doubt of the power ofthe ex
entire, Under the law 'of nations, to
exclude enemies 'of the human friee
from an asylum in the United States. flf
Congress should think thatthc proceed
ings in such cases lack the authority of
I law, or ought to be further regulated by ir,
I recommend that provision be made for
effectually preventing foreign slave tra'H
I 'ders from acquiring domicile and facili'ties
for Uterr criminal occupation in - our coun
try. It is possible that if it wera a new
and open question, the maratime Peweis,
with the rights they now enjoy, would riot
concde the privileges ofa naval belligerent
to the insurgents of-the tuited States,
dOituto as they, are, and always have
been, equally 'of ships of war, and cf ports
and harbors. Disloyal 'emissaries have
been, I nevertheless, assiduons, no more
successful 'during the last year than thby
Weed before that privilege, to embroil obi
country in foreign. tar. • The desire •and
determibation: of the 'government of the
=ratline Statue to defeat the 'design are
lielieved to tic sineere, and Cannot be
more earnest than our own. Neverthe
'Unforeseen political digetilties haye
arisen•particularly in Brazilian and Brit
ishpnrts, end 'on the northern boundary
of the United Status which have required,
and are likely to 'continuo re) 'require the
praCtiCe of constant vigilened, and a-'-just
and 'con'cilatory 'spirit i on'the part of the
United States, as well as of the nations
concerned• and' their Oovorn monis.
goeunissioners have been- appointed
under the' treaty with great' l'ritaih, on
the adjustineet of the Claints 'of theCud
sotill3ay and 'Piget Sound AgrioultUral
CoMpanies in Oregon, and are now pro-
ceeding 'to the execution of the trust
assigned to thorn. • ,
Iu view of • the insecurity of life and i
property in the region adjacent to the
Canadian border, reason of recebt
assaults and depredations committed -, by
inimical and,ldosperate persons who , are
harbored•there, it has ~ been thought -Drip
per, to dive-notice that, after:the expira
-6011_4 six months; the' period constitn
tionallyi;stipulated in the, existing ar .
rangements with Great Britein,thoenited
States must hold themselves at liberty to .l
itievease their 'oaval 'armament npott the
Lekei, if they shall fiad'that proceeding
necessary - , The Condition of the border
'will necessarily dome in tonsideration
with the gliestion of continuing or modi
fying the rights of transit from Canada
throu&lvthelJnited States, as 'well as the
regulation of• imports,' Which was tempo;
'Tarp established by - the reciprocity trea
ty of June 5th,1864. I desire, however,
to be toderstood , while malting the
statement,:-that the colonial:authorities a
Canada are not deemed to be intention:
Uaited,Statei; but, the contrary,
there is every red.* to - eipeet that, with
the ppprovalOl mperta overament
they will to&e £ho oe;eesSary measures to
!item!, u6si itiOrilona tictoWthe border.
th,t act, passed at, the last session for.
the encouragement of emigration, has, so
;far.as possible', been 'put into ,opetatitin.
kseenisiter need amendment, which, , Will
enable the bffieers of the, Government to
prevent the ptactice of frands bgaiast.the
immigrants-while 'tkrt • their way, and on
I their arrival in the ports.. so:as to secure
them hete a. free choice of avocations
and places of settlement.. A liberal .dis.
position towards this great national policy
is manifested by most of the European
Statels,:and ought' beireeiprocated•on
our part by giving theimntigrants effect.
ive national protedtion.,. I regard our
incm,igrants.as one of the-principal.re
plenishing streams which are 'appointed
I.by .Providenee to repair• the ravages of
internal war; and its wastes of national
health and strength. All that is oeces
iary is to secure the flow of that stream
in its present fullness, and to that end
the Government must, in every way
make it 'manifest that it neither needs
nor deshros 'to impose involuntary. mili•
tary service' tpon those .who come from
other 'lands to cast their lots in our
Tilt! NATIONAL FINANCES;
financial affairs of thec'.Govern
ment' have been sueeessfully . adnitnistered
ddrini the last year. The legislation of
the last session of Congress has benefic
ially affected, the revenues, although suf
ficient time has„not yet, elapsed to expe
rience the full effect of several of the
provisions of the acts of Congress im
posing increased, taxation.
The receipts duriog the, year froM all
sources, upon the basis of-warrants signed
by the Secretary of the Treasury, includ•
ing : lciaris, and the balance in, the Treas
ury ,ou :he
.. nrat day "Ju of ,ly, 1863,
were :11,394,796,007 82, and the aggre
gate 'l . o3uasements upon the 'nine basis
were 1,298,056,101 89,1eaving a hal:toes
iu the Treasury, as 'sho* - liy ‘ "arrants,
of 596,739;905 73. • ' '
Deduct 'from thesentnonnts Ihe 'amount
of the' principal of the public debt re.
deemed,. Mad the nu:taunt of issues in
substitution therefor, and the actual cash
operations of the Treasury were: Receipts,
234,087 86,1 which leaves a cash balance
in the Treasury of $18,842,558 71.
Of the receipts, there Were derived
from "customs 6102,316;152 99; from
landa $588;333 29; from direct taxes
8475,648 DO ; • froth internal revenue
$109,741,134 10; from •miscellaneous
sources $47,511,448 10 ; and from loans
applied to actual expenditures; including
former btlince, $626,443,929 13.
• There were disbursed for the 'civil
service '627,508.599 46 for pensions
and Indians $7,627,930,07 ; for the War
Department, 8690,791 802 97; for the
Navy Department, .6.85,733,292 77 • for
interest on the Public Debt, $58,65,-
421 69 ; trnikinn• an aggregate ~
234,087 86, andleavinz a balance in the
Treasury of U 8,842,558 71, as before
Stated. • - •
For the 'natant:receipt's and disburge
ments for the first quarter, and the esti
matedreceipts.and.disbursemnots fur the
Mice remainine 'quarters of the current
fiscal year, and the 'general operations of
the Treasury in - detail, I refer you to the
report of the Secretary of the Treasury.
I concur with him in the opinion that
the proportion 'of , money required to
meet the' expenses 'conseqUent :upon the
war derived from taxation; should hestill
further increased; and I earnestly invite
four attention to this subject - 0o the end
that there may be 'such additional legis
lation as should be TeqUireci.;tommet the
jest expectationi of the Secretary.
THE PUBLIC' DEBT
Tlr public debt on the Ist Of January
last,, as appc'ars by the book of the
TretisirY:,.awoduted to one billion, YeVen
hundred elf& fdrty thous And millions, six
hundred'and -ninety iliousdnd, four hun
dred arid, eightv•ninC dAar.4 and forty
nine cents. Probably,' should the "war
Continue fol . . another year, that amolitit
will be - increased by not far from five
hundred millionsHilelcl as it is for the
most part by our own people, it has be
come a, substantial branch - ef pationei,
.property. • For obvious
reasons the, more nearly this property cap
be disiribtited T aindng.' all the 'people the
better.. To fai , or such-general distribu
tion greater inducements to'becotne Own
ers might-yperhapn- vvith,good effect, and
,without injury - ;:bo -presented to peksons
of limited means. .With this view, I
suggest , whether might not be both
competent and expedient for Congress, to
provide, that A limited amount o some
future issue,pf,public securities might be
hold by any,bona: fide purchaser, naettipt
from taitation7ntid from seizurekr,debt,
under such restrictions and liinttations as
1264 i 9,....
might be necessary to guard a g ainst abuse
of so important.,. privilege, .. ; his would
enable every prudent 'person to set aside
a small annuity against a'passibleOaylol
want. : , •
Pritrileges.likelhese would , render, the
possession .of such - securities, to the
amountlimited; must desirable to! every'
.person of small Means - Who might be able
to save ."enough'. Trim the purpose. ; The
great advantage.of citizens 130 log credit
ors as well 'as debtors, . with. rolatiob Ito
the public 'd ebt,is 'obitious.L .,- Men readily
perceiVe that they cannot' be' much dp
piesSed by - a, debt which' they
themselves. • - .
The `pubrie -debt, on the first davlof
July'last, although somewhat excu:efling
the estimate 'of dm' Secretary of the
Treasnry' made to ,Congress at the bain
mencement of the Jost session, fulls short
of the estimate of the officer made in the
preceeding December, as to its probable
amount at the bee,innin; of this year,' by
the' sum - of. $3,395,097 31. This f'ct
exhibits a satisfactory condition and con
duct of•thc operations of the Treasiity.l
The National banking system is' prey:
log to be acceptable to the capitalists and
to the people. On the '2sth day of
'l , Tovember live hundred and eighty four
National banks had been authorizedi a
considerable number of which were con
versions from the State banks. Changes
from the State systems to the National
system arc rapidly taking place, and it is
hoped that very soon. there will be: in the
United States no banks of issue not nu
thorized by Congress, and no bank note
circulation not secured by the Govern
meet— That the Government and the
people will derive great benefit from this
in the banking system of the
country can herdly be questioned. The
National '.vi , stem will create a reliable and
Rermaoeot - influence in support of the
National credit, and. protect the people
against losses inthe Issue of paper money.
Whether or not any further legislation
is advisable for the suppression of State
bank issues, it will be for Congress to
The report of the Seeretaiy..of War
and the accompanyin documebts will
dctail the campaigns of the armies in the
geld 'since the date of 'the last'annual
message, and also the 'operations ,of tl3e
several administrative bureaus of the War
Department during the last year. It will
also specify the measures deemed :es.sem:
tie.l for the mational deferice and to beep
up, and supply the requisite military
The repert of the Secretary of be
Navy presents a comprehensive and satie.-
fsetory exhibit of the affairs of that De
partment, and cf the naval service. It
is a Subject ielboograttlation and letda
hic pride to oar countrymen that a navy
of Such vast proportion has been organ.
izcd in se brief a period-, and .conducted
with to much efficiency and success.
The general exhibit of the nab',
vessels under 't onst ruction, I;on
the Ist of December, 1863, shows a total
of 671 vessels, carryiag ; 4,610.gans and
of 510,396 tons, being an actual increase
during the year, 'over and aboVe all the
' losses, shipivreck and battle, of 83, 'vessels)!
167 guns, 42,427 tons. :The total ' num
ber .. of men at this , time in .; the. naval
service, including Officers,is about 51,000.
There have been captured by ther nnvy .
during the year 324: vessels, and the
whole number .of aural,, captures since
hostilities commenced is 1,379, of which!
26.7,are 'steamers. gross proceeds
arising from the sale of condemned nrizel
property thus reported amount 14,-
306 ; 250,51. A large amount -of 51.'4111
proceeds is still under adjudication; and
yet to be reported. The 'total expendi
tures of the Navy Department of every!,
disCriptioa. including the cost. of the!
immense squadrons that have been oalled
into existence from the 4th of March'
1861, to the Ist of November, 1894, Orel
8488,617,262, 3 5. Your 'favorable con. !
stderable is . invited to . the rations tecoin..l
mendations of the Secretary of the
especially in regard to a navy yard and !
suitable establishment for the construction
and rci'ait of iron vessels and the ma-I
chinery and, armattere for our 'ships, 'to .
which reference was made in my last at
inual message. '
Your attention is also directed 'to the
expressed in the report, in relation
to the legislation of Congress, at its last
session: respect to Mc ..prizes in Our
inland . waters. I cordially concurin the!
- recoriunendation of .the Secretary. as to!
the propriety of creating the new ranli'efl
'Vies Admiral is our naval sertice!.
r • THE POSTAL SYSTEM. 1
Your attention is invited to the, rePortlsailors of the Republic,. and
.to. tritlo t wo.
of the Post Master General for a detailed orphans, and dependent toothersCf,thet4
account. of the operations and financial 1,,wh0 have fallen in battle or died of,dir,cat4
condition of the Post-Office Dqpartment.lcontracted, or..vronnds received in
The postal revenue for the ykar ending' of their countcy; liaVe..been
30, 1.84, ~aixtottuted' to
253,73, d • experiditurei - tti $1 , 1?.;-1 [See iezt - 13aie;3
‘ 7.0 l).:biln 11)5d,azd :11-34T
.ts -..:—;i: ,, : , Ivis•r, -,i3 -,:ialub ,sfitt - 1`
- - . 1.1 i.) ';:.`;o7tl 'J.!: ,:n r .. anti
ERIE . Ii: -- 4461).- PER s• Ani'o
6f4 f llo;2ol:tbe"qceittOf ; .iiititi . Win
overi'enM'plebeini.lB 4 -46 . ,t35 4 1.3:13'! :1 '!!
-, 'Pie views pre4ented , • liy:''ffitf" . 'xitos
master - Cienerai on ;t6.4 - , - I,:niblept, 7 if ippoild
krints by the Govern tathiehrtilo j . tilts
establishment of nil:dr : Una of lideinfitigi
steamshipiFiiid libb: policy: `die reoom-
Ineads ',fa , the development .4finirelised
commercial -iptercou Mee i witht , adjaiteno
and - iseighbor rig dointries,:shiinldr3ltel
receive ,t he - .oa ' fu I. i hileside,*tiatt 0f,3 aids
I g ress; : ... ..k...,.._i ~., ..- ,
.1. - .,.1 i',,;ri.' , ll:l_,
'•' :' '''• trAtiONAtd VII,0011E44.; f,-,.,`,1..ft:
It 'of note ''woithy :Interetit.thib the
steadibllipantiOn'orp4intatioii,ciinittit , 6-
meat, and goieriametitallinstittitintits Mitt
the•'neW'and 'nuoaciipied:ifartions it out
territory has scarcely been theekedowndh
idsA itopeded- Cr destroyed; by -6Utireat
civil , waii , which atqlfe finit glance, would
seem to! bare absorbed alatoht, Ihe:tntlttl
6ilrgicA of the 'nation:
The organization , and adasissiotrtf4tild
State or Nevada has--been •notiapletedin
conformity with law, and thui extol
lent splern is firmly established in did
,once_ seemed a barren
and uninbabitahlo waste beiween.theAta
lantie States arid those which have
up on the Papilla Ocean.
The Territories of, the 'Union ate gepz ,
crony in a •Oandition of ,prosperity,i9l4
rapid growth, .Idaho and.4.lantana,,,f3y,
reason of their. groat distance and.„lnter
ruption of comMunicatiott them
Indian hostilities, have .been only; par
tially organized ; bat it.isAnderstooti,thel
these dtfliculties..are about tO,dis:appe4r )
which will permit their ..Cioderame,oyt
like thoSe of the others, n goltitu speeo,l
and full operation. As intimately-con
nected with the welfare and . propoti4u
ot the nation, 'Ask the atiettiion_of co,na
press to the valuable infutmation..!tod
important, _recommendations relatine , _ to
the, public 'latitarOaffairai.the " :l s a
cific Railroad, and the mineral disco's , ' odes ;
contained in thp report ofthe S'ec,retary
of the Interior, which is heiewith' trt'vs
mitteddand. which report, also eukhrace.4
. subject of patents, pensions ! , and
other topics of pubiic,ipterest pery4i,*ll
to his Peparttnear.,.
Tun plisrac LINO.
The cinantity ofipublittlamls , dtipteeti
of daring the five tfuarters endine:on , the
30th-of September was 4,221,342
acres, of which 1,538,614- acres :were
entered•uoder the homestead,baw. -. The
remainder tray ioCaled withiniiitarY lied
warrants; agricultural eertilitd:to
States-fur railroads 'and 'sold for
The cash received irom sales bed-locatina
fees Ins $1;018,446.
~...,V 1t7 1 . 2........
Tbi increase horn. sales duriogiahe
fiscal 'year ending - June SO. ' 1864, Int
e 6.78,097,95 received - during, the: .pte.
ceding , year. The aggregate nutnberlat
acres surveyed dulling the 'year has. been
equal to the quataity _diipmed of, npd
there is 'cant to settlement. about :133 3 a
000,000 acres of surveyediand: , 1' !L:'''.
Io A D AN
"A ciri t.l !taIi.AND'TEtEG'n.AIPIIt
The great enteprise o
,connee ing Ile
Atlantic with 4 the Pacific Strati - by - rail•
ways and telegraphitnes has,
, bain efitered
upon with-a 'vigor that gives tiesuraiiiglbt
success;,. r.ot*ithstanding,' the 'eintatias.
clients arising from dui" preVaill'b'g'bijiti
prices Of, w.aterials and lnbetf. ' Thd'retild
of the main line'of the road has - beta 'il.
Snately :located fot. on litinareir Mired
westward fropt the inidarpoinis'ai tf La.
ha City, Nebraska, and 'a, tempOrarDeila.
tion of the Pacific :Itallread ef - ealifernia
has been made froui Satraurrdnt4atiWaid
of the Great Bend nfihntiucke'erfatr'in
Nevada. , NUMereqs disnoitries - nf_ gold,
SiiVer, and Cinnabar mines haia.
l e ' &en
ded-to the many heretofore i haw°, - and
the country etcupied'bithe .err~ N'ti ,
ada and Itoelty Mountains and the Sabii,i
dinatol-'t ugei now teem the cote's - pi-664
labbr rilj'ieh' is ri'elily reninnerative. '‘rt`ra
believed' that the produce . of precious inn ,
tats in that:region has, d'aiiiiti; the yglitil
reached if not exceeded one iikadrea ital,..
lions la vahte. ' - • r:.::: .‘,
THE INDtA S.
tairecobi. mended in ';o3y tit an naa''
pessage that our . lnAian sYsteio 144, 1 rin( !
eicd.., Congress milts fast eestiotk a klng
upod are recommendation;
for renrgonizing the system California
ar;d it is believed that under-the pre - Jet-it
organization the tu,ausikemeninfille
ans lheie nill'be• . atiencted with re'asi4i
able enccess!'"' Much yet retunins- to by
dean to Provide for the proper:Cue&
ageurcnt- of the Indians in other'itarti'l4
the-country; to vender if encore for ilia
advancing settler's and to provide for the
Indians; The Secretary reiterafes--hiir
Tecoradendations,,and to•them the ntteni
!lola of Corigriss is invited.
The liberal proviOions madely C i 9egress
for Paii,.ug peosionit to invalid tiolciierttAiriA