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Congress, English Neutrality and
Speole Payment-The Candian
War-Terrle steamer exploesiom
-Confirmations, Greely, Hunt,
and Caprom,- Alabama against
isaeegenation-Indians agarn on
the war path-The President's
Earthquake at St. Thomas--Com
missloner Rollins to Resign; Gree
ley Declines the Austrian Misslon
A flairs at Rome-Congressiemal
The President's Message.
Congress-A Fenlsa BResolution
The Presidents Message f)enoune
ed-Alabama Clalms-Italy Airnmng
-Negro Trouble-lnternal Revenue
-Colorado on the Capital Question
-The Falcon of Italy -.Pnanecal
Measu re -- Impeachment--Earth
quakes $150,000 Each
WASHIsGTOn, Nor. 29.--Chaniler offere
a resolution reciting that as hobtilities ha
commenced between England and Abysinni
it was the determination of the United State
to maintain a strict and impartial neutralit3
Chandler said the resolution was an exac
copy of England's pioclamation of neutrali
ty in 1El1, during our rebellion. Morrill i
troduced a bill requiring the Secretary of th
Treasury, after July 1st 1869 to redeem al
gree:.b-acks in goll. Sec. 241 provides tha
after the Janu:ary and July interest has bee
paid the Secretary shall be required to sell al
gold over 75 millions remalining in the Tread
ury in such a manner as will bestsubserve th
public iiterest. The other sections requir
the nati,.ial la,aks to redeem their not.s ii
coin after .July 4th 1569. Morrill said h
would pre-s th- liil at an eorly day. The Sea
ate soon a!ltet ad.dourned.
Ilouse not in session.
CHnAuLF.-Tr, Nov. 26.-A Brernei hbak ha
brought 1;, emulgrnts under the care of th
State irmnnitrat,.on hoarl. They were warml
welcomed Ly their friends and the citizen
PARiS. N.x. 2'.-L.q Franco, a govornlnen
urg;ýa. h:- ,. e.itorial on the -ubi.ct o
the canter.:c- artl psttl-ilent of the Romai
,ueOtion. "Ihi. writer T-as it will b. Inpossi
ble for the conferenc' to maintain the pre:
eit houuda. es of Rime. Dispatches an
nounce that .eseral battles have been tough
in Candia. lihe Turk- amnd Cretes both cluit
Loi,,oN. Nov. 2s.--Comimons, evening.
The ,liii-ter hli:- introduced a plan of iIncom
tax at the rate of a penny per pound to en
dure one year to detray the expense of th1
Abyeinnian war. Seward and stanley's cor
respondence relative to the Alanama is prom
ised at an early date. In reply to the ques
tion regarding the mail contracts betweer
Britain and the United States it is stated the
goverumen,t contracted with the Cunard lhmn
for one year at a fix.d s.um. T'he bid- of comrn
peting line were dljudged unsatisfactory, but
the transactioo could not'be deemed settled
negotiations with the United :States on the
snhiaet or. s'ill nndinor
negotiations with the ULoited States on the
subject are still pending.
BERLIN. Nov. 2 .-Prussian K'rotzziotun;
has an editorial on the conference and ...tl, -
ment of th. h-,&au que.tion. It says that
w.th the excl'+tio,.l ot Austria, not one of th.
poIH era of Eu:le htave a:ccep,ttd tu:. ('coliPer
o'nCe. O)thelr I"wers have either, like Pru--ia,
exacted exl.t ,:tiol:, or given Pv:o-iverephle-.
LIVsXpo'cL. Nov. 25.-While the etealner
!-ombcu!ha wa- leavir.g port one of the boilers
,'rploded with a loud re1,t1. It wnI- (Aitilict
Jy felt throughout t:e city. Thirty-thre.
persons were kill-d and nviny othý. Iiiju.ett.
'lhe .hip wta: dt-troyved.
WASHIN.TToN. Nov. 29.-The P're-id~ent
message w.:e re:ad in the Cabinet to-day.
SAnARvoA, Nov 2S.--Cl:hncellor Wnt
worth died here to-day, aged 79.
WAssmsxcro,, Nov. 2u6.-The Seaute to day
confirmed 1 oraca Greel'y as aMini-ter to Aus
tria. A. C. iL, nt as ioveornor of ('col'rado.
Horace Capron s Commi.--ioner of Agricul
N;w ORLEAN-, Nov. 29. -Hancock arrived
and assumKed co.itnand.
Mo~NTGOMERY. Nov. 50.--The recon.truc
tion convention oIiloance giving the legisla
Lure power to do-fran2ch:se rebels who have not
aided in recon-truction was reported from the
committee and con-ideration postponed till
to-morrow. An ordinance was reported which
declares void all marriages of white aRnd freed
people, and requiring the legi-lature to pre
scaibe severe penalti-s against such marriage.
the bill caused cun-iderable dicusa-ion and
was tabled until :aturday. An ordinance
passed declaring valid all special acts of pub
lic officers under military authority.
CHARLESTON, NOV. 3.0.-The convention is
certainly defeated. T'he total vote falls far
short of the requ-ite majority of registered
IIAVANNA, Nov. 30.-Private accounts
from Mexico say Tegethoff settled all the
personal accounts of Maximillian, including
a number of impositions.
BERLIt, Nov. 29.-The citizens of the
United States celebrated the day with a thanks
giving banquet. Minitter Bancroft presided.
Eminent foreign guests were present. They
had a grand ball in the evening.
RicMuoND, Nov. 30.-Thirty colored Re
publicans held a meeting last evening. They
passed a resolutions requesting John Minor
Botts and Governor Pierpont and others to
call a State convention of white Republicans
to assist and direct the colored Republicans
in carrying the election and for the ratifca
5auU UL La convUVenIon.
CUlciAarri, Nov. 30.-The coroners jury in
the recent disaster on the Hamilton & Dayton
Railroad, returned a verdict that the collis
sion was caused by gross neglect of duty on
the part of certain employees.
CascAeo, Nov. 30.-A dispatch from North
Platte says Spotted Tail and 300 Indiana are
waiting for the Commissioners. The north
ern Indians are still belligerent. A sutler
train with a escort of 40 Indians was attack
ed near Fort Phil Kearney by Red Clouod
band and two men killed. The Indians run
of six wagons and twenty thouinid dollars
worth cf goods. On the 15th, fourteen In
dians came within two miles of Fort Laramie
and run of 70 head of borse. The troops
followed, but were unable to overtake them.
Lonaow, Nov. W2.-We have additional par
ticulars of the explosion of the steamer Bom
boula at Liverpool yesterday. The steamer
belonged to the Grecian government and was
built b raser Trenholm A Co., for the Con
federates. The explosion happened at 6
o'clock in the mornmng; 137 persons were on
board. It is tho ht at least 40 are killed.
The steamer had a large quantity of arms and
ammunition for the Grecian governmet.
The Csaradline receives eight hundred
thousand pound sterling annually, for carry
ing the British mail weekly.
Nw Yoea, Nov. 30.-The Commercial's
special says the Pria menage is mode
ate and concilatory, but argues that the i
Coagresiosal plan of reastru.tie is a fail
are and that the country W omaced agalat.
it at the l t eletimn. o y, retrench
ment, enl miftream tO ltm advoeseld. ji
Thre *lnD d Iqieme tax to pay e. a
peas* po a,..
en in w Wae
t tohea i Ablb. N .eA. J4.b-At, Vkh deg'
ree, , sa dw see- ll tYwill
be introdneed on Monday to memorialiae she
see, asbtg she aansassem ei kge'rt'h Load,
eork west tearitory, t the demin.es of -.a
F.ouasac, Nov., 29 -D.patch. from Na
ples to-day says Vesvius is now in a grand
state of of eruption.
ViaswA, Nov., 2..-Rechitta yesterday pro
poad a draft for a new comntitution, whiek
was adopted after strmuois reemitauce by the
F.onasmc, Nov., 29--Italy has not ye ac
ceded to the proposed conference. Yesterday
an omcial was sent to France, asking certain
explanations- The Anal answer of Italy will
depend upon the nature of Napoleon's reply.
Lono, Nov., 29.-There as considerable
excitement on account of the Fecian outbreak
feared in Manchester, where the arms were eis
ed by the police. Dispatches from Cork men
tion serious apprehension there also.
Mosrrouser, Nov., 30.-The convention
passed as ordinance to organlse the voluntee
ilitia force. It authorizes one company to
~very thomand voters. All ocers to be ap
pointed by the Governor, and to be of known
loyalty- The conservatives declare this meas
are places the state under military dynasty
The expenses greatly increase the weight of
axation. An ordinance was passed declaring
bhat all state liabilities, directly and indirectly
in aid of rebellion are null and void.
a* HAVANA, Nor, 18.-The Austrian frigate,
Mavara has arrived with the remains of Max
amilian. The people assembled while enroute
d along the road, but no demonstrations was
ad premeditated, and the body was not permit
ia ed to be seen in the coffin. The physician who
es embalmedthe.body, mutilated it by cutting off
Y* the hair and selling the clothes for purposee
li b r. TuomAs, Nov. 18.-An other earth
in quake occasioned by volcanic eruptions oc
Scurred here. The Sea rose fifty feet, doing
11 much damage to the shipping, and causing
at much lose of life.
CHICAGo, Nov. 18.-The Times special says;
1I It is now definitely known that Commissioner
Rollins intends to resign. This action has
1C been long contemplated, and is not the result
re of present pressure.
S Hancock's order on taking command of
e New Orleans, declared the millitary power
should cease. He said the civil adminstration
would re ume their functions, and the habea:s
corpus would be respected. It is believed
is this indicates he will depart from Sheridan's
ie course, and possibly revise some of the others
lyofficial acts. The court marshal has sentenced
as Gen. Custar. lie will be suspended from rank
and pay one year. Urant has approved the
,f Greeley declines the Austrian mission.
, The President has sinifiied his intention to
i. nominate a Plenipotentiary minister to .Mex
CaHIAGo, Nov. Iq.-The Postmaster Gen
eral's report, gives the details respecting the
, con mall service. The demands of the Cun
ard line have been exhorbitant. The Govern
-ment has been paying for the last six years
frorm one hundred and fifty to three hundred
thousand dollars in golf, over all receipts to
the British Government. This amount we
have been compelled to pay, under the old
- treaty which expired in January, and the Post
Maaster General refused to renew. Two other
companies have entered into a compact and
agreement to transport all the foreign letter
mail at fifteen cents per ounce, making the
ost of each letter fve cents: books, papers
ic, six cents per pound, payable in currency,
giving them the mail weekly. The report
shows an unexpended balance of s"ven hun
dred thousand dollars, available foi the cur
rent year. It estimates the deficiency for
Snt9, at two and half millionh.
Ex-rSnater Foster will probably be appoint
e l mirniter :o Au tra if Gireeley d-lclines.
\WAdHI.';1r,. D. C. Dec. 2.-Both houses
cf Congrees hheldt,hrt ~e-..onsii to-day. At 12,
ifonn. the respective presidling: officer.- announ
cd the fir-t .-esion of the 411th Congrees w.Is
adj(ourn.,d. rad immediately called the sec.ond
-es.ion, an immense nu:nber of bills and res.
intions were introduced to await the annnnoc
,n-ut of committ:es. Amongo thrn Corbelt
Io OC)rea,. intrcducei a bill p,r',vidirg ftr the
-.-ue oc gold notes in place of legal tendle:r,
to facilitate specie resumption.
Stew:n t introduced a bill to e-tablish a Na
Sluonal .-chool of mines. Ordered printed.
Hortti.-Ilooper introduced a bill to create
the office of Surveyor General of Utah, and
extend the Hous.hold Preemption Law in that
Sever.al pe.sonal explanation, were n.dle on
No irapeachment business was done.
The lupremue court convened this morning.
No business was transacted. The court made
the mual vi-it to the President.
A di: ease resembling the rinderpest has ap
peareal in Virginia.
Ntw OaL:Ass, Dec. 2.-Hancock has issued
orders revokiug Mowers last removals of Lou
.inna c.fririn1 I_
SCziccAno. Dec. 3.-The Chicago papers print
the message in advance of its delivery. It is
(quite a lengthy document. A large portion
I being princ polly a statement of his views as
embodied i, the veto message on the various
recon:,tru 'ion bills. The Presidents urges a
repea) ui all there measures and a faithful ap
licati . of the constitution and laws, and
7ilo urges against the capasity of the negro
I or elf; government. He denounces the pl.n
putting the government of the Southern
States almost entirely in the hands of negroes
and says it will cost two hundred millions
yearly to maintain the supremacy of negro
government. He refers to the recent elec
tions as an additional reason for a change of
policy in reference to reconstruction. He
has given much consideration to the question
how far the Presidents duty to protect, defend
and preserve the Constitution requires him to
go, an opposing the unconstitutional acts of
Congress. He has felt anxious to reach a
proper conclusion on this serious and impor
tant question, says that executive resistance
to acts of Congress passed according to the
forms of the constitution, might provoke civil
war in times of high party excitement, which
should only be resorted to as a last remedy, but
cases might occur where the executive might
be compelled to It, to protect his rights, re
gaidles of consequences. For example, if
the legislature should undertake to abolish a
co-ordinate department of the government
the President must take the responsibility of
his high oice to save the life of the nation
at aill haasrds. He thinks the reconstruction
acts, though plainly unconstitutional do not
warrant forcible resistance on the part of the
executive. The wroag way should be redressed
by ballot. The recent elections show they will
be. He then referred to the frauds on the
treasury and the temptation to corruption on
the part of revenue deers. He denounces
the tenure of ofee bill as a measure which pre
vents the executive from discharging dishon
est ocial lie carges the immense reve
nue frauds as the reslt of the operation of
this bill; says the Preident is made a common
informer against the corrupt officials, but it
takesawa the power of removal. He thinks
the Presdent should be relieved from all re
sponsibility, itf not allowed to make appoint
ments nad removalq at his own discretion.
The danger to the publNic service comes
from the powwer of appointment, not from the
power of rmoval, therefore the costitution
left the power of removal unrestricted, while
it gave the Senate the right to reject all
poiatments it deemed unit. Cousiienble
space is devocd to queste oft lmfa,. He
e the . p.ad r mpt r specie payment
a od d sora the plment spstem of c ie c.
lie gives espeas sistse in reg lld to
gor md siver In the enmtry,
and faes ap la in rIgad to export and
impeat whi6h it wai be ecopahe
*t - l Sl m .rem 'l s meU o .un.
a- lI pj e oisi na dioed red * .eo
.- th greates political evils. e says of all
- she omst smane for ~eating the b -.e.
ie drles noe have been more efgeosmal t
that which dledes them with pr moaey,
H ie espatias at seiderable leth s
ie evls "t depastiated ends a
coa truction of import laws which will moel
heavily fall upon lazuries, and the redeotio.
of the numberof rtiole taxed. He aure
retreachmemt and economy in all departmeant
of the government. The President gives brie
d ummries of the various reports The pre
eat navy eaprises 248 vemets. The total ox
Spendisitr of the navy deprmtment last ye
was thirty one millions. The importat por.
Sions of the other reports has been previonsl
telegraphed. A general review of- our foreig.
relations shows a favorable condition of atain.
a Urgt bhe importanee of ppesngay a naval
staies la the West Indies, recite the eap.
rimece of the revolutionary war and also of
the late rebelion to show the advantage of
poseesing such an out post. He says a trea
ty has been concluded with Denmark for St.
'homasand Bt. John, which will be presented
to the Senate for consideration. lie calls
the attentios of Congress to the necessity of
provisions for the payment of the purchase
money of Alaska. lNo arrangement has been
made for the settlement of the Alabama claim.
He felt it his duty to decline the propodtion
of the British government for arbitration, be
cause they had hitherto been accompanied with
reservations and limitations incompatible with
the rights, interests and honor of the country.
He does not apprehend that Great Britan will
persist in its refusal to satisfy these just and
reasonable claims which involves the second
principle of non-intervention. He refers to
the doctrine of the U. 8, that naturalization
absolves the citisen from native allegiance.
This doctrine is denied by Prussia and Great
Brittain. He appeals to Congress to declare
the national will unmistakably on this ques
r tion and concludes by suggestlng a discontin
anuce of the stipulations for maintaining a
naval force to suppres the slave trade.
PAsls, Dec. 2.-A small body of French
cavalry still occupy Rome, and probably will
remain permanently. All other French troops
have evacuated the papal territory. The
Pope has taken measures to material!y
strengthen the papal army.
FLouraxc, Dec. 2.-The Fortifications at
Civita Vecchia are being strengthened so a
garrison of papal troops can hold the city us
an open gate for the return of Fench troops
should the subjects of the Pope hereafter re
quire them. A submarine cable will soo ben
laid from Civita Vecchia to Paris. Switzer
land has accepted the general conference.
The London Times has an editorial on the
Italian question. It is considered important
as reflecting the policy of the British govern
ment, and also the tone of public opinion.
It makes strong argument against the contin=
uance of the temporal power of the Pope and
expretaes a belief that the conference called
by Napoleon will never meet. It concludes
with the opinion that the Pope and Italy mu-t
get rid of mutual distru.t and come to an
agreement without the asistance of the Euro
LIvEnPoooL, Dec. 3.-The weather has be.-n
very inclement for a few days. Several ship
wrecks are reported attenled with great loss
N\w YORK; Dec. 4.-The Tribune rays a
treaty is about to be signed merging the
Adams, Merchants,Union,;American and Uni
ted States Express Companies, into one cor
t poration with thirty ive millions of capital.
r Adams is to get ten million in the new con
Scern. The Merchants five millions for ea;on
r three and a half million paid in.
WAsuilIn To, Dec. 4.-Hllous. Th111_ .i>
ries were crowded to-day, in ex ul., o ; ,,n of
the impeachment question. ('Gi, ,i ,tlered
a resolution which was refer,. . o the com
mittee on foreign affairs in reft reice to nat.
uralized citizeus, declaring them entitled to
the protection of the United States Govern
ment and it is the duty of the President to
S-ee that naturalized citiz-n- abhoa-l, en....ald
in lawful pur.uits are not unlawfully deirv
ed of their lilbc ty and not suhj,.ct-d to iiili
tary service. The bill to r!,eal the cotton
tax Ip .ed, I i. :.; tin -t 2 . 'h. -pi.k c
pi ited a niuthb-r of Coomn unicatioLS on
%arious sulbjects. Adjournel.
SENATE, I1)C. 4.-4-On motion of Sumner the
President wa- reulllted to cOmulnlulliCate to
the Senate copi.- otf any corle-)pomiience Wit ii
the tiovernuiiet of Great 1lriteain, rI!;:tii,. to
the existing claims of the two governlents
againet each other. Dlak, oftlred a concur
rent resolution, declaring the course of the
President in his anual me-sage, d(claring the
acts of Congres relative to recon-trmuction
plainly unconstitutional is in absence of arny
Saljudication to that effect by the supreme
Judiciary, a departure from otficial propriety
transcending the ju t limits or his constitution
al prerogative,which is to give Congre-s infor
miation in regard to the state of the country
justifying and demanding reprehension on the
part of Congres. Ordered printed.
Anthony from Committee on printing re
ported in favor of printing the President's
Message. Howard opposed. He could not
vote for printing and circulating what he
con-idered a wanton libel on Congress and an
insiduous instruction of the rebel ,tates to use
violent reeiatance to the reconstruction policy.
It was unconstitutional and revolutionary.
Considerable discussion followed ; pending
which Trumbull introduced a bill making five
Judges of the Supreme Court a quurum,
Passed. After other unimportant busine-s, the
benate went into executive session.
Lonoois, Dec. 4.-The second installment
of correspondence in the regard to the Ala
hama claims was laid before the House of
Commons. Stanley says England will never
consent to the arbitration of foreign powers
upon claims involving her right to recognize
beligerents. He repeats the offer to submit
the Alabama claims to arbitration and zefer
other demands for indemnity to a mixed com
Is The dispatches from Bombay saying the
)n King of Abysinnia had ordered the execution
d of the English captives needs confirmation.
o Pms, Dec 4.-Etinhard says all the powers
•f except Holland and Belgium have agreed to
a the conference. Mousier, Minister of foreign
r- affairs, said in the corps Legislatif that a con
ce ference was uncertain. Sbould it not take
is place France would, be compelled to exact
iI from Italy a literal compliance with the laws
h of the September treaty
at Austria has notified the Pope that the Le6
it islation of Reichrath must proceed even if
antagonistic to the Concordat, should the
if Pope refuse to release the Emperor from the
a obligations of the treaty made before he be
It came constitutional Monarch.
,f Fionsacs, Dec. 3,--taly has ordered th-e
a hundred thousand Chassepot riles. Many
a political arrests have been made.
at .Mowrolxar, Dec. 4.-Alarming excesses
ie have been comitted the blacks in Bullock
d county. The colod loyal league resisted
11 the iroeo of the civil authority under in
o structioms from colored emmissares; they
a have formed a code of laws anad opened court;
s arrested by aght, blacks opposing their an
lawful proceedng, sad threaten a general up.
a- riang and exterminatlo of the whtes. Gen.
a- Sawyer seat a force of troops to restore order;
f Ifteen black iserectioniste were arrested.
n Crrr or Maxsco, Nov. ZS.-The Mexican
it Congress bh assembled. The Mexican Jour
a nal attack Romero for making ruinous con
tracts with the United States.
- Cacao, Dec. .--T Times special sys
.Geneal Stedmam is desgeresly ill, with as
a attact of speples.
s Wilsol itrodued a bill in the Senat de
aeluring a maeerity of vote sakcient to call
e a conventioan is te oath. Under the presesn
law ma rtyofthe registered vots re
* qmired. a Republicaw (Own last night
e eeasid d the mesm of promodlag the interests
t of the B.pUbM. a party In the seath, san de
s clou mmmitss was appodited to
I wa.smae ,D D.t 6.-S. M P-loemst a
, ished the megate espies t usy ad Sewasrd'
oeoeimt.deoe. Mt dremo mde the eaet
Sagainst him, a ti., oalsU inors and
i sfamems. The report f the oommim~ehe
of bternal Reve eo shows the reoeipts of
'6T, to be $286.S 2,474, of which Afty seve.
million is from iaeome, and twenty eight
million bfrm distilled spiars. He opposed
e t removal of tase eq liquors.
The reach Minister gave a grand diplo
mat i dinner today. Seward and all the
a aropean ministers were present. Also the
chairman of both committees on foreign af
RacemOUD Dec. .-Uderwood is elected
President of the convention. On taking the
r chair he sayed the proceedings should be char
acterised by a christian spirit of moderation.
S CaCAoo, Dec. 5.--Special dispatches my
the convention in South Carolina as certainly
carried by eight thousand majority.
I Darvan, Dec. 6.-The House has passed a
bill removing the capitol to Denrver.
Hf avana advicee from St. Thomas say the
f Peole voted in favor of annexation to the
The English mail Station is changed to
SJamaics. Jefrare was returned to Jamaica,
Cincinnati, Dec. 5.-In the case of the
United States vs Chafe., whiskey distillers,
for alleged fraud, the jury return a verdict in
favor of the government for two hundred and
ilaris Dec, 5.-A discssion on the questioz
of the French occupancy of Rome, in th
corps Legislatif. Thiers defended the polic
of the government and characterized Gara
baldi as the Falcon with which Italy hunts.
Washington, Dec. 5.-House. Schenck
trom committee of ways and means reportec
the bill to repeal the authority of the aecre
tary of the treasury to reduce the currency b6
returning greenbacks. Read twice andrecoin
mitted. Williams introduced a bill to funu
the interest bearing debt. Referred. The
House concurred in the Senate joint resoln
tion, reviving the ordinance appointing an
Committee on elections reported in favo
Goladay from the third district of Kentucky
approved. The impeachment question wa:
taken up at three o'clock. Bidwell proceeded
to argue in favor of impeachment. He mads
a legal argument of great length, quoting
largely from American and English laws.
bearing on similar case.s. lHe flnally yielded
to the motion to adjourn, with the under
standing he was to have the floor to-morrow.
_,enate--Edmund's resolution declaring i:
to be the sentiment of Congress that the
bonds should be paid in coin was discussed a;
con-iderable length and finally iald ovei
without action. Sumner called up the bill
-passed nlast se.sion but not sign.d by the Pre.
edent giving further .ecurity to the black
race in the District of Collumbia. After de
bate the bill passed. Adjourned.
New York, Dec. 5.-Several failures in the
dry goods and grocery trade are reported. Th
Post says the course of collector Bailyin the
late whiskey seisure is approved- The prop
erty seized is a million and a bhalf dollars.
London, Dec. 5.-Copious extracts fromr
the President's Mess.age are published here.
The Times says Johnson transcends himself in
Impudence, and regards his office as absolute
sovereigns do their prerogatives.
lie has learned nothing and forgets all
respect- Otbcr Journals use similar language
New York. Dec. 5.--General Steadnman h:as
entirely recovered from his recent attack
It was not apoplexy but vertigo.
IHavana, Dec 5.--A severe shock of an
earthquake occutmed at Santa Cruz on the 8th
The shock was felt out at yea. The United
States steamers Desota and Monongahel ar~e
a total loss. The crews were saved.
The Govenor of St. Thomas has returned to
Eunope to deliver the island to the United
Sta-tes. The a;mount paid is .-een anda half
Forty seven shecks of eathquakes in rapid
succession were lelt at St. Thomas on the
20th. The sea rose sixty feet in the city
everything w.m eubmergedl. The loss of lilte
is enorm-,us. Immense quantities of Ianarlchan
da-e wvers dl .-tr,,yel.
'The -bum uo ligS ilnhabit:amt, flew tL tile
mi.,untaia s 'a--titute. Every bu-inae~s- firm
uo, the i land i. iusolvaent. All the stehllnria
w,,e Co lapit ly al ar,,1 ad. No ao:I wY,- I.
1)e haid and nall th. wharves d'e-trove.l. h'f
,le-tructian in St. 'haorna , Tartol;a, ,t. Croi,
and Little M;ablia is Lorrible.
The Au-taian frigate lHavans sail-.I to-day
witht the :emaiuas ot M.uaxetaillliol.
MaRAMm M n M Im
PEN .ALND SCINORS.
Eastern papers state that the l,pet
e ollice (epartnt.nt has decided to di.con -
F tinue the use of stamps, and nmanutac
- ture nothing in that line but stamped
envelop . These will be issued of all
sizes and of all rates of postage, and to
encourage their general us.', they will
he sent to any address, when three hun
dred are. ordered, with the print,-d noti
fication on the back to, return to the
writer if not called for in a splecified
time. This ren:ai!inr, also, will be done
free of postage.
The word " tariff" comes from the old
Moorish fortress of Tarifa, on a promon
tory at the straits of Gibraltar. The
Moors occupying this fortress exacted
a duty on all ierchiandise coming in or
out of the Mediterranean sea.
The Chinese rebellion has absolutely
depopulated a belt of country 400 miles
long by 200 wide, and one district which
formerly yielded 90,000"chests of tea per
annum, is now a desert waste.
By actual count it is found that there
are 8,000 kernels in a pint of wheat.
Allowing four kernels to an inch, it
would take 11,000 bushels to reach round
The mustache and goatee was firs
worn in Spain to distinguish Christian,
from Moors, this being as nearly the
form of the cross as the beard can b4
The expansion of the rails of a rail
road 500 miles long in a hot summer
day, is one quarter ot a mile, all o:
which has to be allowed for at the
The first sleigh bell made in America
was made in Chatham, Ct., in 1780, by
Wm. Barton, and that town still has the
monopoly of the business.
The postmaster General, it is an
nounced, will soon recommend that all
mail drivers and letter carriers be re
quired to wear a particular unifomn.
Sixty-five years aco a lady planted
her riding whip, a slip of grape vine, at
Montecito, Cal. Now it covers a space
of 4,650 feet.
Holy Trinity steeple in New York
has got up 222 feet and is still going
higher. The spire will cost $60,000.
The total circulation of newspapers
throughout the world is estimated at
2,000,000 daily, The Helena Herald is.
sues the larger portion of them.
It is 28 years since envelopes came
into use, and now who thinks of sending
a letter without one T
They teach twelve thousand freed
m aighily in the night schools of
Over 7,000 new buildlngs have been
erected in Chiaego within a year, at a
eoet of sa0S0 0a
LA WS OF THE UNITED
TA TES, PASSED A T TIlE
FIRST SESSION OF THE
CHAP. VL--A Aet supplementary to an Ac
etitled "An Aa t to provide for the more esf
geet Govermuent of the Rebel States," passed
March second, eighteen hundred and sixty-seven
and to hocilitate Restoration.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House
of Representatives of the United States of
America ir. Congress assembed, That
before the first day of September, eight
een hundred and sixty-seven, the com
manding general in each district defined
by an act entitled "An act to provide
for the more efficient government of the
Rebel States," passed March second,
eighteen hundred and sixty-seven, shall
cause a registration to be made of the
male citizens of the United States, twen
ty-one years of age and upwards, resident
in each county or parish in the State or
States included in his district, which
registration shall include only those per
sons who are qualified to vote for dele
gates by the act aforesaid, and who shall
have taken and subscribed the following
oath or affirmation: " I, - , do sol
emnly swear (or affirm), in the presence
of Almighty God, that I am a citizen of
the State of- ; that I have resided
in said State for - months next
preceeding this day, and now reside in
the county of - , or the parish of
--, in said State (as the case may
be); that I am twenty-one years old :
that I have not been distranchised for
participation in any rebellion or civil
war against the United States, nor for
felony committed against the laws of
any State or of the United States: that
I have never been a member of any
State legislaeure, nor held any executive
or judicial office in any State and after
wards engaged in insurrection or rebel
lion against the United States, or given
aid or con fort to the enemies thereof; that
I have never taken an oath as a member
of Congr-ss of the United States, or as an
officer of the United States, or as a meln
ber of any State legislature, or as an ex
ecutive or judicial officer of any State, to
s:1I.p)rt the Constitution of the Unitted
States, and afterwards engaged in in
surrection or rebellion against the Uni
ted States, ,or given aid or comfort to
the enemies thereof: that I will faithful
ly support the Constitution and obey the
laws of the United States, and will, to
the best of my ability. encourage others
so to do, so hell, me G(od": which oath
or affirmation may be administered by
I any registering otficer.
SEC . And be itf,'rth/ r enrtet:d, Tha
Safter the completion of the registratio,
hereby provided fior in any State, at suc!
Stime and places therein as tile command
h ing general shall appoint and direct, ,
d whiich at least thirty days' public notic
e shall be given, an election shall be ihelh
S'f delegates to a convention for the ,uir
pose ot establishing a con.Stitution an,
f civil government for such State loyal t,
rlthe Union, said convention in each State
Sexcept Virginia, to consist of the saiii
number ol memnbers as the lmost numuer
Sous branch of the State legislature of suci
Stae in the year ci,:hteen hIun.red ano
sixty, t ibe atlPlortioned ulau th, .\"
e . al diatrict, c )unties. or ,"arih;.l ,,
- uch State ,by tit c4,miuaiiji g general
g ivinc to tnacd representati ;n in tihe ru
, . . .tv ._-' r,..ittr,.' . ;s- at,'re,-ai~l ;
nat .rli as lnay be. IT'e celV-ntion i,
r Virginita siall Ce)o.ist of til. .alala'* nal ll
S,.r ,,f runalber, as represe.nted tihe terri
t ,r" nw cnr tiutiunt Virginia in t;:
iiit a lntuamaerou.. bri'anlci ,,f hie l'ZisIi
t - a .:iitl State in lih vtdr tigihteen
haiarird and sixty, to b apparltin-d '-l
a ' ar. eid .
n* 1 . :t. a :L.l h. i' if: ht, r , ,u,.hi'1
l'That at ,aid election the reri.te,-red vu
S:. o:-.. f h Stat, shal! vote f' r or a, ai ri
a convention to formi a mnst itutl:ion t !.re
ftorunderthisact.- Those voting in favor
of(sucih a convention shall have writtenl
or printedl on the ballots by which thlv
fv, i,- tfor delegates. as al;oresaid. the
wver,is " For a convention," and those
voting against such a convention shall
j have written of printed on such h!all.ots
the words Against a convention." T'le
persons apipointed to superintend said
election, and to make return of the v,tes
1 given thereat, as herein provided, shall
count and make return of the votes giv
e en for and against a convention; and
1 the commianding general to whomin the
r saite shall have been returned shall
ascertain and declare the total vote in
each State for and against a conven ion.
It a majority of the votes given on the
question shall be for a co,nvention, then
such convention shall be held as herein
after provided; bnt if a majority of said
votes shall be against a convention.
then no such convention shall be held
under this act : Pro'it d, That such
convention shall not be held unless a
majority of all such registered voters
shall have voted on the question of hold
ing such convention.
SEC. 4. And be it further enarlted,
That the commmanding general of each
district shall appoint as many boards of
registration as may be necessary, con
sisting of three loyal officers or persons,
to make and complete the registration,
superintend the election, and make re
turn to him of the votes, list of voters.
and of the persons elected as delegates
by a plurality of the votes cast at said
election, and upon receiving said re
turns he shall open the same, ascertain
the persons elected as delegates, accord
ing to the returns of the officers who
couducted said election, and make proc
lamation thereof; and if a majority of
the votes givenon that question shall
be for a convention, the commanding
general, within sixty days from the date
of election, shall notify the delegates
to assemble in convention, at a time and
place to be mentioned in the notifica
tion, and raid convention, when orga
nized, shall proceed to frame a consti
tution and civil government according
to the provisions of this act, and the act
to which it is supplementary; and when
the same shall have been so framed
said constitution shall be submitted by
the convention for ratification to the
persons registered under the provisions
of this act at an election to be conducted
by the ofieers or persons appointed or
to be appointed by the commanding
general, as herelabefore provided, and
to be held after the e piration of thirty
days from the date of notice thereof, to
be given by said eonvention; and the
netnras thereof shall be madM to the
commanding general of the district.
`;e. .. ina 4 oe sUfurther ei,ur
it, according to said returns t '.l
.ution shall be ratified by an, .
, the votes of the register e 'ma,,, "
, ified as herein specified, cast,, ,,
tion, at least one half of all at,-r
ed voters voting upon thie -,. k
such ratfication, the president o.,,
vention shall transmit a fo
duly certified, to the Pre .de.~ th.
ted States, who shall fr rtlientt ."
the same to Congress, if then tr a
and if not in session, then il ,I
upon its next assembling: land ifi."
· moreover appear to ('.ngre.s rR t -
f election was one at which all t:, -
t tered and qualified electors in th,,
had an opportunity to \,,te fr'ti.
without restraint, fear, or tle ir., ý=
3 of fraud, and if the (ton I\e
e satisfied that such c'nstituti0.
e the approval of a lmaJorit "f :
I, qualitfed electors in the Slt..
said constitution shall 1,,. .,
e Congress to be in contforit.tt R..;'
I- provisions of the act to µe
t supplementary, and the oth,,r • r
r of said act shall haS. I r"
I with, and the said ons:it:ti c',
approved by ('ongr.ss, the star.
declared entitled to r,1res,,n,,i
1 Senators and repres(ntativ
, admitted therefron as tl.T
S SEe'. 6. And be it f, '/r
e all elections in the Statt:- (:'
," the said ".ect to Pr,,idt ,,r ;
1 efficient government of t1.- r,.
t shall, during the otperai ,,
he by ballot ., and all , hi,',.
Sthe said registration f ,,,.,,
ducting sail eleetion, .I,.:;:
tering upon the dic..lh.o, -,. t
r take and subscrib.. ith ,at
, by the act apl)rovtd J il, ,
r cen hundred and .ixt: to '
f An act to p)rf.erilie all ,w It,
t 'rorid d, That if any ' ,r-' , n-i,,'.
ingly and falselv take and, u.°,. r_:.
oath inl this act trescrilb.d, .i 1,
so offending and being tl,,rt.,,t
victed shall be ulj.t ,, i.,
alties, and disaliitii,, i
t providd l for the l:unih, ,t'i..
r of willful and corruplt I~"ri ":+"
S ts<. 7. _I,,,I it., ,' .., . •
all the .xp,,nss ic urrt,
commandinflg "gn.r! .-"
any orders issued, oral",,,L, , "
I y thel, u nder or by vr'
Shall be paid oit of any :
treasury not ,tl~-rwi, :,
SEC. 4. +1, t l,, it t ,rtl,' . , ,
the conv.. tio, n t,,r (·; ' ' s: ·,. -.
scribe the fees, salary. a 1,,
to be paii to all d4 a,1 at.
cers al(lnd agents lher(.in :, ,
cessary to, carry intor. , , ,
of this act not here.: n ,t,,er,,I :. ,
tor, and shall provid.- for ti.
collection of such tax'i , n ; r" .
in such State t. m.r .. I , , ., ,
the word "article, in ti,.
ot the act to Wlichi tii iý
ry, shall be coanstru"'i t: n:, ":;t,
cp"'a6" of(L tL. II. . 01J .'.. ,\
11 F. WVA[)
tIlec 1'rt .nileflt
b~avin! re·:urne~d t- IOI , i. ii S
"i1l izi~irie ii .11 :zz t, i,.ý.
tin ac(t i~ntiticd 'An act 1:.
hi ure hefl(i en t a~.' 1'r l r.'
tate: r.-szi'.cri'nari'i. r
I? ":)'e",te"(l, illt ultr. ' 1!", 0
t 'jll tee reezjn'idI · r:ic 'l'llr. .. I
two() t~itrd4 'if tlill ,L u . ' i 1 ,
tjrs agre'eKI to i ,. t'z ..t:
I iz I
The Senlate having lr,.. l, !. in .,
SUane"' Of the (')n-titu. n i, j, . ...
the bill entitled "A.n : : -I I'.1"' ,
to an act entiled 'An aci t ,r.,b :
the ,more eflicient orntii . ,: ,.
rebel States,' passed M,.rch .
eighteen hundred and :.i.t t , r v,.n. ai; :."
facilitate restoration," ret urn.t 1, :lt
louse of Representatives Iv bth Pr
(dent of the United Stat:es. vi:;t 1..
jections, and sent by1 the II1:- i
resentatives to the S,,:at.. , v,:... ...
message of the iPresidnt r;.: :.
bill : -
4lc. ,l (d, That the bill dI : . t '
thirds of the Senate agre.tinlg t,, pia t':
Y virtue of an eeeurtion issued out · and .
the District C'ourt in and for the county , If NJi:
Sson. and Territory of Moniitana. h, aring date
18th day of November, A. D1. Ic,;. I :evie!, I:"
and will sell to the highest billd .r f,,r ea.tA t. x*
in hand paid, at the front door of thi. Sh-rll-s ..,e
on Idabu street, in Virginia City, MJlaýue ur.,y.
M. T., on Saturday, the 14th day of l-c,vmn!,er :
tween the'hours of 10 a m and 4 p mi of that ,lay
the following described property ly lving -1., t.Ilr
in the county aforesaid, to-wit: The nortea..:
feet of claim number one [1J southwest fr,,m d
covery on the "James H Lucas" lole ; aiy, th"
northeastfifty feet of claim number I lj nrthea4t
from discovery on the " Illinois "' al' .James II
Lucas ; " also the undivided two-thirds ,,f disc,very
claim of the "James H Lucas" lsle : al.", the one
undivided half of discovery claim on the Ililin..
lode; also one twenty-four stamp quartz mill with
all the appurtenances and machinery theretob."
longing. Taken as the property of the Lu aj
Miuing Company to satisfy an execution in favor 4f
L H Hershfield & Company.
Sheriff Madison Cunty. M T
Sheriff 's Office, Nov. 19, 184;7--170-17-2
BY virtue of an execution issued out of and by the
Clerk of the District Court in and for Madiso
County. Montana Territory, bearion date 8-'
enth day of November, A.D. 186t7. bhave levied
upon and will sell to the highest bidder for cash, is
hand in front of the Sheriff's Office in Virginia lad
ieon County Montana Territory, on the 310th ,lay of
November, 1867, between the hours of Il, A. M.,
and 4, P. x., of said day, the following described
property lying and being in the County aforesMid,
to wit: The North east 175 feet of claim nNo. (1)
south west from discovery on the J H Lucas. Iode,
also the north east Ally feet of cism No. (1) north
east from discovery on the Illinois & I. H. Lucas
also the undivided two thirds of discovery clasi
on the J H Lucas Lode, also the undivided one ha
of discovery claim on the Illino.s Lode; also one
twenty-four stamp quartz mill with all the na
ehinery and appurtemances thereto belonging, all
situated in Summit minig District Madison Coun
ty, Montana Territory. Takes as the property ot
the Lucas mining Company to satisfy an execu
tion in favor of Louis Leach.
DAVID MCIRANOR, Sheriff.
Virginia 0ity, Montana Territory, Nov. 8, 1867.