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THE MONTANA POST, SATURDAY, PEQEMJBER2U 1867.
SATIRD1V nOBMSG, ^^C. 21.
Measuresare to be taken to test th ^ con-^stitutioaality of the reconstruction act.
Acommittee is appointed to prepare an ad-^dree^ to the people.
Chicafo.Dec. IS.^The fourth
Humorsare current that Col. Kelly,^rescued at Manchester, is still in Eng^^land, directing the movements of the I V^nians. Some openly assert that the^article of Cierkenwell explosion was the result of
14.The Herald's and Pope^says, the authorities
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H*ne I'roceedlnjra-A bill against^**o!y;:*my-Roooii^trn^tlon ^ ^.n -^renllon-Heav) Robbery^Soldiers^and sailor* ^ on*t-iiiion ^ sn |^prt-^-^Feulan Demonstrations^ Tlif^Times ^lv^^s an opinion^Colored^^rtic President impcarlies
Stanton^Denver tlie Capital^'I'lio^ConvpiitioiiN-M. Tiloman on Si^lit^^A(.uv I'aivkfi plot ^A. A. Raven^port deatl^ Texas Flection-Sum^ner does not like tyrant^ l-'eniaua^^Cuba and Porto Rico in .Harkei^^A Second Plzarro.
thetreaty to purchase of St. Thomas declares Kelly's schemes^the cession is to be deemed complete and ab- j N f w York Dec
w/thoutwailinglloZll ^irJ^^' ^^ ft**^^ ^t.ioruies DcBLIS^ ^proceeding on the
Lateadvices say the Danish government has ' have intelligence tDat the ^panish (iov- j charge of seditious conduct, h:w commenced
addresseda proclamation to the inhabitants of eminent has made a formal oafcr to the against Martin, the President of the Irish
theisl..nd couch^l in the most affectionate American Government to sell Cuba and j National Leagu^, Sullivan editor of the Dub-^erms. It has been arranged for the delivery Porto Rico. The price one hundred and ; lio National, and others for taking^ part in
totake place January first.| fifty millions in gold. Terain, fifty mill
NewYork, Dec. 13.^The Heralds Atlanta inns earth. Fifty millinns in one year
hasinaugurated the reign of civil law, giving Pabis, Dec. IS.^The Mom tear publi^he^^! citizens the privilege of the habeas corpus, a circular, signed by the Prefect of tne folice^the possesion of the courts, and freedom of 1 placing the press of the city under more rig-^the press. This document will be soon pre- j orous censorship.
rented,and will probably create a sensation as | Chicago, Dec. 18.^Stevens' bill aa pasted,^j it is regarded as the commencement of a new | Slnlpij provides that a majority of the votes^I policy, aud probably the removal of Cunby ; cm3tf instead of a majority of the registered
Battlein ^*outli \ merlea^ Removals^Rumored^Destru tt ive Fire^Con^^gressional -Johnwou vs Stanton-^^otiiination^t^ War In the Antilles^-Feniana- flir Vlabama Ciainis-^^ on^ress asked to endorse Iflan-^^oek~tieorire shorter. Perjurer*^Whiskey^ Ihe Funding Bill.
Wanted,an Fndorsal-Earthquakes^In New York-French Liberty^^.Tie\lean Cousress. No Europ^^ean Relations^rerrlble Rail Road^Ihttttr*'Texas Election--R intorl^anions the \ ietiniH^^ on;;ressioual^--.flltehell Declines.
Caicaco,Dec. 13.^House, The proceed-^ingflof|Wednesday are received by mail. Wash^^burn of Wisconsin made a strong speech^against the appropriation for the purchase of^Alaska.
Thebill passed providing that brevet com^^missions shall only be issued in time of war^for gallant and meritorius conduct, in the^face of the enemy.
Sewardsent in a communication stating^that correspondence with the British govern^^ment regarding naturalized citiiens was being^copied, bat that it was very volumnious.
Themilitary committee reported adversely^to paying the army weekly. The same com^^mittee reported back th* bill declaring that^officers cashiered or dismissed by court mar^^tial shall ever be restored, except by fresh ap^^pointment and confirmation. After consid^^erable dissension the bill was recommitted.
Losdok,Dec. 13.^The Times counsels the^acceptance of President Johnson's views on^the disputed question of naturalisation and^allegiance as expressed in his annual message.
Thegovernment h:rd decided to prosecute^Martin, and other persons who made treason^^able speeches at Dublin on Saturday.
Washington.Dec. 13.^The House, after^the transaction of minor bu.-ines* went into^committee of the whole. Several speeches^were made on the impeachment question.^Adjourned.
Senate. Wilson presented the petition of^Warren, an American citizen confined a* a I^Fenian in Dublin. He declares the offence I^for which he is imprisoned was never com- ^^mitted.
INEwYoaa,Dec. 13^Cullom from commit- !^tee on Territories, reported a bill regulating !^the selection of juries in Utah. The bill for^^bids polygamy, and makes the issue therefrom^illegitmate. It establishes the election laws^and rrpeals the law exempting the (. burch or^the Latter Day Saints from taxation.
Shermancalled up the bill to repeal the^cotton tax. Morrell opposed the bill. After^further discussion the bill was postponed.
Wilsoncalled up the House bill securing^an extension of bounties to the lareilies of^soldiers who died since the passage of the law.^With slight amendment* the bill pn^sed.
TheHou^e resolation to adjourn during the^hollidays pa#.-ed the Senate. Adjourned till^Monday.
NewOrlkaps, Dec. 13.^Th- convention^ordered printed the resolution directing the^convention to proceed at once to organize a^creil government in Louisiana. The per^diem of the President was made double that^of the member.- of the convention.
Richv oso, D'c. 13,^The convention liid^on the table the resolution reque;tiu^ the^continuation of th^ freedmens Bureau.
Washington.Dec. 13.^A conference of^soldiers and sailors, from all parts of the^Union will be bail in Washington on the six^^teenth to consider the propriety of calling a^national convention to nominate candidates^for President and Vice Pre.-ident.
Oranthas just issued orders to muster out^one hundred and twenty four officers of the^veteran l eserve corps.
Dublin,Dec. 12.^The Lord Lieutenant has^issued a proclamation declaring the holding^of public funeral*, in honor of the Fenians^executed at Manchester is seditious and, pro^^hibiting such demonstrations in the future.
TheLondon Time* comments on the pros^^pective abolition of the cdtton t;;x by Con^^gress, and say^ the financial difficulties of the^U. S. are extreme, and expects the country^will be compelled to resort to increased in^^ternal taxation, and higher tariff. It believes^the people will disavow the payment of the^government bonds and paper.
Florence,Dec. 13.^Paccini, the celebrated ,^operatic composer is dead.
Montgomery,Dec. 12.^The council of the '^Union League of this city denounces the new^Constitution, and calls upon the colored leag^^uers to defeat the infamous fraud upon the^people.
The conservatives are organizing clubs^throughout the state, in opposition to the .^constitution.
.Washington, Dec. 12.^House. The com^^mittee on foreign afiiairs are inquiring into^the expediency of pasting a law requiring our^diplomatic consular representatives to Hayti,
specal says there was a great excitement in
the convention to-day. Blount rose and
iiargf i the majority of the convention with
connivingat fraud, sou being determined to
dowrong to the people of Georgia great
excitement ensued, Blount refused to
takehis seat and finished his denunciation.
Hethen tendered his resignation. There are
prospectsof a very stormy session
The late storm swept in fury along the certain to be completed
Atlanticcoast. M;i:iy stories of shipwrecks
TheWorlds special says the Senate refuted
toMUtain t'ae President in the susj ensian of
Stanton. The Pre^id^^t will probably issu^*
r removing Stanton and forcing an
appealto the supreme court.
Washington.Dec. 14.^The large reservoir Lisbon, Spain, Dec. 15.^The mail itearaer
at Dowrlas gave way last night, washing from Rio,brings the news that the Paraguay-
away100 feet of the Boston and Hartford R. iauforces taava assumed the offensive, attacked
R.track, 'it was discovered in time to pre- the Brazilian camp, and carried it by storm,
ventserious accident.; taking 1500 prisoners, and several cannon.
-t.. ,v . , tt. .r-_,i The Brazilians defended the camp with great
Pittsbunr,Dec. 14. ^Ineerreat Western run ,. _, . ...w\ . . , .
v., obstinacy, loosing nearly 4,000 in killed,
Thebalance in six years,
Greatexcitement prevails over the^news. The extinction of slavery being^one consequence of the sale. The nation^^al pride is somewhat disposed to grumble^but there is a general feeling of satisfac^^tion.
Itis regarded here that the bargtin is
London,Dec. 15.^The government pre^^vented the mock funerals at Liverpool and^other places in England, and Ireland yeste ^-^day. No open disturbance occurred. Large^rewards are offered for the arrest of th^ guil^^ty parties of the Clerkenville explosion.
workswere burned this morning. The build^ing contained a number of loaded guns which^were discharged in all directions. One per^^son was killed and several others wounded.^The loss is heavy.
London,Dec. 13.^The attempts made at^ULisgow and Belfast, to hold public funerals^for the executed Fenians was checked by the^interference of the authorities. A daring^attempt was made to release the Fenians.^Col. Burke confined ia prison. The powder^exploded tearing away the prison walls. The^whole side wall was blown into the air, the^adjoining buildings were destroyed. It is^rumored 20 persons were killed, but the con^^fusion was so great that uothing is definitely^known. Two men and one woman rest under^suspicion of complicity in the outrage.
liurkewas confined in an inner cell and^faileut o escape. He has been removed to a^place of greater security.
Thelimes says that after the recent speech^of minister Rouber a European conference^would be a mockery.
Advicesfrom Shanghai believed American^minister Burlingame will soon leave Pekin for^Washington ou a special mission for the^China government.
Pans,Dec. 13.^It is said the minister of
Chicago,Dec. 16.^The Times special says^I a bill is about to be introduced, reorganizing^I the patent office, abolishing the office of^, commissioner, and creating a board of com-^m ism oners to be appointed by the President^similar to the method of France and England,^j From this board there will be no appeal ex^^cept to the supreme court. Some of the^President's friends are urging the removal of^Gen. Pope and the appointment of General^Meade on the ground that Pope recklessly^removed civil and judiciary officers merely to^subserve partisian ends.
FallRiver, Mass. Dec. 15.^The Ameri^^can print works were burned this morning^with all the machinery, and a large stock of^calico. Five hundred hands are thrown out^of employment.
Loss,one million and a half, it being the^finest structure of the kind in America. It^will probably occasion the stoppage of many^cotton mills-
Havana,Dec. 15.^The murder of General^Montezo is confirmed. The populace is very^tumultuous.
16.Th- Uerald':i Paris
Foreignaffairs has sent a di.-patch to Florence J special says the great powers which hesitated^in regard to the claims of Italy upon Rome hi pirtici'wte in the European conference^based upon the speech of Rouher in the corps have positively declined to take any part af-^Leriilnlifter the delivery of the speech of Mini-t ^r
n;,rence,Dec,13. Tksr, arSDaly could never posses.
lienMonsof an insurrection in Naples where . _ ~
thedemonstrations against the government i A fire yesterday on Oxford street^Brooklyn^have been unusually violentburned four houses. Mrs. Boone and four
WashingtonDec. 13.-Speaker, commis- ^r.en To fofund ,in ^e ruins alive but^.inner of putenU has yielded to the pressure i theI* ,3.-no *^V* ^j. ^*.T.,n- their lives.
andtendered his resignation.
Buffalo,Dec. 14.^Cornelius Vanderbilt is^elected President of the N. V. Central R. R.
SchenectadyDec. 14.^Eight hun ired boats^are ice bound for the season, between Syra^^cuse and Troy. There will be great loss to^many cargoes;
NewYork, Dec. 14.^The Herald gives^details of the explosion at the Clarksville^prison. No prisoners escaped. The street^opposite the prison is narrow and lined with^three story bouses. Twenty houses were al^^most entirely demolished and 400 persons men^women and children, were found wounded. I^40 have already died. The house opposite
1'heHerald's Washington special says se^vere distress is expected among whites and ne-^groes of the South during the winter. In | ,^many instances, starvation is actually at the
Gov.Humphrey of Mississppi, having re^^ceived information of an intended outbreak^among the negroes in January, has deemed u^necessary to issue a proclamation warring^them against such combinations.
Washington,Dec. 16.^A large number of^bills and resolutions were introduced, several^of which contain various financial proposi^^tions, looking to resumption of specie pay^^ment. A re-olutiou wn^ offered reciting the
tlieFenian funeral obsequies on the 8th.
NewYork, Dec. 17.^The Susquehana has^lost three of her crew by yellow fever.
Thereports from St. Thomas are more^cheerful.
Theatl.'inpt to raise the sunken wrecks by^the New York Submarine Company is meeting^with great success.
Washington,Dec. 17.^The Advertiser^contains the particulars of the arrest of the^negro George Shorter, the leader of the in^^surrectionary movement, in Bullock county.^Shorter pretends to have been sent by the^northern radical* to organize a government^for the black-.
Atthe sheriffs snle to-day, railroad stocks^sold at remarkbly low figurej, and land sold^at five cents to twenty cents per acre.
TheHeralds special says several Democrat^^ic members from the west, who have hereto^^fore favored Pendleton, have declared in fa^^vor of Hancock. The movement in this di^^rection acquires strength daily.
Theworld has a marked editoral upon the^ability of Hancock, setting his judgment,^above that of Grants.
TheWorld's special says the committee of^ways and means find that when the govern^^ment ought to have received for whiskey tax^three hundred and five million dollars, the^actual receipts were only twenty eight mil^^lion. Estimating the product from the ca^^pacity of the stills, the government ought^to have received twelve hundred million of^dollars. (Rather doubtful- 15,000,000 bar^^rels would be a large distillation. Ed.)
London,Dec. 17.^ The authorities having^received information that a quantity of nitro^glycerine had been secreted at New Castle on^Tyne, supposed by the Fenians, sent the sheriff^and a posse of police to remove it. While^removing the substance it exploded with a^tremenduous detonation. Several police were^instantly killed, the nearest package being^blown to atoms. The sheriff was badly hurt.
Theleport that Sp-ain had offered to sell^Cuba to the United States is denied.
Canago, Dec. 18.^ The folowing is a syn^^opsis of the bill prepared by the Senate f i^^nance Committee for funding the national^debt. The bill authorizes the Secretary of^; the Treasury to issue registered coupon bonds^as he shall prescribe, payable principal and^| interest in coin ^ bearing interest at six per^j cent; to be payable forty years from date,^, redeemable in coin at the pleasure of the^: government, after ten years, to be issued to^I an amount sufficient to cover all outstanding^and existing obligations of the U. S. to be^disposed of on such terms, not less than par,^as the Secretary of the Treasury may deem^best; said bends to be exclusively used in^taking np the existing securities of the U. S.^Section two provides entire exemption to^those bonds, to be known as the consolidated^debt of the U. S. from taxation, whether of^state municipal or other authorities; the in-^and the income thereon to be^exempt from payment of all excise duties to^the U. S. but in consideration of such ex^^emption, the treasury shall reserve one sixth^ot the interest accruing, which sum in law^tul money, shall form a special fund, one^half to be distributed among the several states^in proportion to the population, the remain^^ing one half to be applied to the payment of^the national debt in a manner to be afterward^provided.
Sectionthird substitutes for the sinking^fund as provided by the laws now in force, a^plan appropriating yearly, from monies not
reconstructionlaws, declaring that Congr^v;^I never would consent to take a retrograde^| step, nor deviate from its fix^d purpose of^| protecting all men equal before the - law;^! and there ia no reason to doubt the re*tora^tion ol the rebellions state* is being success^^fully accomplished, and no good reason,^' exi.-ts for the repeal of the reconstruction^; laws. The resolution pa-sed by a strict party^vote, yeas 111, nays 32. The House then^went into committee of the whole to coa-id-^er the deficiency in the appropriation bill^and soos alter, adjourned.
j After the introduction of a number of bills^'and resolutions, the IIfuse bill repealing^the tax on cotton was considered, and several^amendments offered. A long discussion^endued.
WasHiNGTON,Dec. 16.^The President's com-^; munication giving the reasons for the suspen^^sion of Stanton, is published. He says Stan
whichincludes the amount necessary f ^r the
paymentof the interest, and the maturing^debt, and one half of the reserved tax as a-^tors-aid which,sum during each fiscal year^alter the current fiscal jear, shall be applied to^reduce the public debt, in such a ina.on^ra-^may bj deemed by the S^cretary of the l'r^n-^ury or Congress may hereafter direct. The^bill further provides that the 5-20 bond* shall,
hasbeen suspected a long time of being Fe- ) President's recommendation to repeal the ollierwi.-e appropriated in the treasury, a sum^nian head quarters. The street is ripped up^for a considerable distance by the force of the^explosion.
Thewhole city is terribly excited. Every^^body is alarmed, not knowing where the next
blowmay fall. The government will resort^to more stringent meiuuies.
Havana.1^^*^. 14^Advices from St.^Thomas say the people are returning^and tranquility and confidence restored.
Thenews from Kingston say the im^^migration scheme is abandoned.^The Coffee crop suffered severely.^Atlanta, Dec. 14.^The Rel'ef Ordi^nance passed the Convention.
OnThursday the sheriff seized a store^and closed it. Gen. Pope was appealed^to but declined to interfere with the or^^dinance, merely saying thelevieu may^de suspended but it don't prevent their
votes,shall be sufficient to ratify the consti^^tutions ; al^o that the people m iy vote for^members of Congress at the same time they^vote on the constitution.
Atlanta,Dec. 19.^The convention ba^ ad^^opted a memorial to Gen. Pope, recommend^^ing the removal of G ^v. Jenkins.
Havana.Dec. 19.^Dates from Mexico the^10th, say the Mexican Congre-s was opened^on the 8th. Juarez message speaks in the^most flatering manner of the bravery of the^Mexican troops and the grateful sympathy^of the South Ameri^ n Republic. He com^^pliments the action of the C S. and declares^all treaties with European powers awisA.
Themost important part of the message is^his surrendering into the hands of Congress^all the extraordinary powers be hrd assum^^ed.
SenorMontez, chairman, responded to the^message, and declared Mexico indifferent as^to the resumption of European relations, and^acknowleged the indebetdness of the country^to the United States, for their mo-Ttl support.^The Cabinet remains unchanged. Pa Ire Fisch^^er is liberated.
ABritish w.\r steamer had ai. ived with or^^ders to bring away all the British Consul's^Archives in Mexico, Consequently there is^great excitement among the English resi^^dents.
TheEnglish bank continues business.^London, Dec. 18.^Another at.empt was^made to-day to blow up the city prison. The^powder was placed under the walls of the^mill, bank and jail, where a number of Feni^^ans were confined. The preparations were all^completed, and the fuse lighted, but the^powder did not explode. The plot wa* dis^^covered before the attempt Wk'% renewed. No^clue to the guilty parties.
Armsand ammunition secreted by the Fe-^; nians have been discovered in several places^I in England.
Adispatch from Massowah mentions a re-^| port from the interior, that King Theodore^had burned Debra Tabor.
Florence,Dec. 18.^Minnebra replied yes-^1 terday to the attacks on the government by^I the liberals in Parliament. He said Italy^sooner or later would poses* Rome, but their^I end would be accomplished, not by arms, but^| by moral force.
Ratazzireplied, saying the people demand-^j ed a different policy.
St. Petersburg, Dec. 18.^Invalid De^' Russe says, a policy has been agreed upon by^I France and Austria, on the eastern question^J whic.i, if persisted in w;ll imperil the tran^^quility of Europe.
Chicago,Dec. 19.^A fearful accident oc^^curred yesterday on the Cleveland and Lake^Shore R. R.,near Angola, New York. An ex^^press train behind time was running at a high^rate of speed; from some cause unknown, the^two rear coaches were thrown from the track^with great violenc*. The rear car went over^an embankment fifty feet, and caught fire.^Of fifty passengers, only two escaped alive^the rest were crushed and burned to death.^A mass of blackened and charred rem tins only^remaining.
Washington.Dec. 18.^A resolution pas-^ed asking the President for information re^^specting the Euglish joint occupancy of the^island of San Juan. Drake introduced a bill^amending the reconstruction law. The judi^^ciary committee reported in favor of the ad^^mission of Thomas, the Senator elected from^Maryland. The bill to repeal the cotton tax^was debated without action.
Chasepresented the President's Message in^regard to Gen. Hancock.
Conklingmoved to lay it on the table;^quite a discr^sion ensued, when the Senate^adjourned.
NewOrleans, Dec. 19.^Hancock has or^^dered the election in Texas, for or again-t a^constitution, to commence Febuary 10th, and^continue four days. Each ba'lot presented by^nvrn voters will be marked ^colored.^ No^soldiers are allowed in the vicinity of the^p)lb^ uult-s th-^y are registered voters.
CaiCAGO,Dec. 19.^Late accounts of the^frightful di-isster at West Buffalo fully con
ductionfive provides that holders of any^lawful money of the United Statcj to the^amount of ahundri 1 dollars may convert t'.i^^same into boncL for an equal amount to the^note so receive 1, to be held in the Treasury^i sion ot .-canton, is puoiisneu. lie says stan- as a part of the reserve already ^irorided for,^s'| tons, condemnation of the Tenure of Office B 11 and the holders ot any five-twenty bonds, or
Arclli-i n between* party of negroes j in the cabinet meeting was the most elabo- bond, contemplated by this aet may demand^' and the civil authorities is reported in^! Elbeit county, in which the sheriff was^1 killed and several whites and blacks^! wounded. The difficulty originated at^i a ball.
nzwYork, Dec. 14.^A. A. Daven-^; port, the actor, died at New Orleans.
atthe expiration of five years from date, at f firm the first report. The care filled with pas-^the optiou of the holders thereof, be eaanged j eengers, were thrown off the bridge forty fast^for the bonds authorized by this act. Such as^j are now redeemable shall be presented for ex^^change on or before the first of November^j 186S, thereafter the residue shall not be pre^^sented on or before the expiration of five^yesyj from their date
rateaud emphatic ot all the members. He 1 their redemption in lawful m mey, and the^save that after the death of President L'n Treasurer shall redeem the same in lawful^coin, the scheme of reconstruction was adopt- ( money, unless the amount of U. S. notes^ed, which Stanton had himself prepared lor then outstanding shall equal $160,000,000 but^Lincoln. The proclamation organizing the | such bond shall not bs redeemable after the^government of North Carolina was issued in j resumption of specie payment. The Sec. e-^pursuanee of this scheme, with the approval tary of the Treasury, shall order and carry^of every member of the cabinet present. The , oat the foregoing provisions, and is require 1^HAVANA, Dec. 14.^A dispatch reports I difference of opinion with Stanton began with ' ^^^ retaiu in the Treasury a reserve of not less^the town ot Bassetone, in Uuadalupe de- !tne act relarinS to suffrsgs in the District of than $50,000,000 of lawful money, similar in^Stroved bv lireColumbia, and the reconstruction bills of ; all respects to the U. S. notes authorized by
rpt^ Tx ^ - , *_^. ,,.j March '66. He affirms that Stanton withheld law; provided, that the same ehall not at any
TheDanish proclamation transferring dispatch^ ptatinff the prob,tbility of a riot ' time 'exceed $400,000,060. To enable the^St Ihoinas to the tinted Mates is pub- in New Orleans until after the riot had oc- Secretary to redeem aecurities of the United^hilled in the St. I homas limes of No- curred, and refused to send instructions to States held abroad, he is further authorized t^^vember 30.j prevent the disturbance. The President then issue bonds payable, principal and interest, in
Twoyears is conceded to the inhabi- ! attempts to prove the illegality of the efforts coin at Frankfort and London, bearing inter-
tantsto effect a complete change in na^^tionality.
AMontreal special t.*ys two children^wore eaten by wolves in the woods near^St. Malaeht on Thursday. The mother^narrowly escaped.
Volunteeringin the Papal army is^quite animated in Canada.
Nk.vOrleans, Dec. 14.^A special
high.The real cause of the disaster will^prjbably never be known. Of at least fiftt^persons in tha first car, only four are known^to have neaped, many more in the other car^were killed. Both cars took fire, one was^La ne 1 entirely, consuming a number of pas^^sengers, the other partly. The number who^perish^ d will probably not b^ ascertained for^some time. Madame Ristori was among the^injured. The most of those in the first car^were burn^d to ush^s. The screams of those^inside were heard for fifteen minutes.
NewYork, Dec. 19.^A large fire is rag^^ing apposite the city on the Jersey shore, sup^^posed to be the petroleum works,
London,Dec. 10.^Gladstone made a speech^to the miners and otbe- operatives in Chester^county yesterday. He did not hesitate to as^^cribe the existence of Fenians in Eocland to^the wretched mi-intnageinent of the Irish by^the governmeut'in Ireland.
Washington,Dec. 19.^Boyer desired to^introduce a resolution of thanks to Gen.^Hancock for his patriotic exercise of duty in
thevindication of the civil laws. Objec^^tion being made, the resolution wa^ not read.^The House resumed consideration of the bill^in reference to deserters. After considerable^discussion the bill was recommitted. Hoop-
tocheck bita, and the responsibility incurred i *st at four end a half (4$) per cent., payable 1 er from committee on banking, reported a
bydepriving him of the right to select agents, semi-annually at a rate of exchange, equiva^The President has nominated W. U. Gibbs \ lent to five f ran a per dollar; such bonds pay-^for Governor of Idaho, Alexander K. Lowry able in forty (40) years and redeemable after^as register of the land office at Marrysville, , twenty (20) years from date, at the pleasure^and James F. Swain for post master at Ben- j of the United States, in coin, and at a like^icia.rate of exchange, and to be issued to an
St.Domisoo, Dec. lj.^War has been de- a^^ount not to exceed $500,000,000, to be ex-^clared by St. Domingo, against Hayti on ac- changed for an equivalent of 5-20 bonds or^count of the government lendina* Lid to the disposed of at such terms, not less than par,
inlawful money, as the Secretary may deem^beet. fls l.ll]* e* 11*1
withthe reasons ^therefor, which was referred^to tae committee on judiciary. The docu^^ment covers some official correspondence to^Stanton, and says General Raird in '60 tele^^graphed to Stanton that the convention wn^about to assemble in New Orleans, and that^the authorities of the city intended to break^it up, and asked Stanton for instructions in^the emergency, Stanton neither gave instruc^^tions or informed the President of the dispatch^who knew nothing of its exietaace tsll after
Liberiaand the parts of Africa to be selected
fromcolored citizens.^ says Hancock is about to issue an order \ psrtisan force already marching in Hayti
ThePresident sent to the Senate an official ! for election of members ot the Recon- I Luhdoh Dec 17 ^ l^t ni^ht^ ^nn^rent^notice of the suspension of Secretary SUnton 8tructfon Convention in Texas to occur I W organised attempt w^ m ale to fire^veral Washington, Dec. 18.-The President sent
withinsixty days.| warehouses in the city, but unsuccessfully. ^ Conerw8 *^^*J ^ communication ^tolling
Heportsare received at headquarters It is generally supposed to be the work of \ ^ra' Ui^co^;k * administration, *nd asking^that T000 whites and 6,000 blacks are , Fenians. The even7 causes alarm through- ^l^^^S^on the point of starvation in Louisiana l^^^SffJ^-*^**** ofj irS/ift
Hancockwill ask Congressional appro- v . ^ 9 ^viaS ^worn.| mac, since the close of the civil war, influ-
priationfor their relief.New York, Dec. 16.^The English papers j enced by the example of Washington, who
CommodoreRussell's account of the j contain the dispatches from Lord Stanly in scrupuously abstained from violating the le-^disaster to the Monongahela is pub i rtfemcc to the Alabama claims. He says gal and constitutional rights of his fellow^lished Only five lives were lost The ' *^nK,ana cannot consent to refer to a foreign ! citizens. He suggests some public recogni-^vesKMl i^ nation* ^^t ^^t i ^,ir ^^,ipower to determine the question, whether the 1 tion of Hancock's patriotic conduct,
thenot occurred. The Presiten takes the18 a8Uore at ^*^ Croix ^nd perb*P^ i policy of recognizingas belligerents the Con- HOUSE,
groundtherefore that Stanton is responsible ca^be rai8#dfederates was suitable to the circmslances at Elliott offered a resolution asking the Sec-
forthe'con^equecces,^for if he hadbeenin-| WASHINGTON, Dee. 14.^A special re- ^ the time the negotiations were made regarding retary of State for information in regard to^formed that Gen. Baird asked advice, the riot ' ports a conversation between Sumner j the eo called Alabama claims; the only point American whalers being ordered oft^ the Rue-^might hare been prevented. The President ] and three delegates at the last Council j which the English government could consent sian Coast of America, by a Russian vessel,^adds that so far ss the public interest is con- I Gf lue Loval League. Sumner denounced , to r*fer t0 tne decision of an arbiter was the ! Garfield from military committee report-
cernedno cause of regret need be felt as bis the conservative Republicans in Con- 1u^tion of tb* moral responsibility of Eng- j ed a bill giving an honorable discharge to all I S-aMfciTKawJeiaw!^successor by means of economy has saved mil-havimr sbsndon^H tb^ n.Hv ! land on th# ^88amPl^^n of the actual state of persons relieved on a charge of absence from 1
lionsof dollars to the government.f.. ^ *.*^r , v r Vu P Y' the war existing between the United States I the army without leave. Pending the debate
Chicago,Dec. 13.^The Timee special says ^e 8ffB JQ.^* S^*1 mihtafce ot the party and the Confederate States, on which assump- 1 the morning hour expired, and the bill went^tbo Governor of Colorado has signed the bill w*8 l^^^ failure to impeach the President tion it would be for the arbiter to determine, i over.
andpass the Political Rights Bill. He : whether tnere had been such a failure on the , Butler reported the bill of appropriations^considered Grant a good soldier^noth- : part of the British government ac a neutral ! to supply the deficiencies in the execution of^ing more. Opposed endorsing him for power, legally or morally, in the observance , reconstructions. The whole amount appro-^nential candidate.of any duties or relation* towards the United priated is twelve million, six hundred and sixty
Utaiortssay the Austrian Mission has ^tates^ M con'a De deemed to involve a mor- j five thousand dollars. The speaker presented
alresponsibility on the part of the British j the President's Message commending Gen.^government to make good the losses caused | Hancock,* some amusement was occasioned
billauthorizing the.state taxation of national^bank notes. After some business, the House^went into committee of the whole, to consid^^er the deficiency bill. Butler explianed the^items in the bill. In the courje of his speech^he defended the Republican policy of recon^^struction. He said the party would take ns^step backward. The bill passed 97, against^00. Davis from committee of elections re^^ported that Clever, Delegate from New Mex^^ico, had a prima facia right to his seat, and^should be sworn without prejudice, on the^merits of the ca^e. After some discussion^Clever was sworn in. Kerr offered a resolu^^tion contemplating the retention of the vet-^ran reserve corpi. Adjourned.
# SENATE.^Sherman presented a memorial from the^citizens of Cincinnati, asking the adoption of^the rights of American
removingthe capital to Denver.
Richmond,Dec. 13.^The Times special^says the conservative convention has met and^is composed of the ablest men of the State.
Ninehundred delegates are present
A^fATh^m^ IeBten^n If tempr!' been offered to Montgomerv Blair,
raryPresident. A.U.Stewart, former seers- i , ,.vrv.v n6 ... .
taryofthe Treasury is permanent chairman.!. i^^niw.^. ue.. 14.^All the morning by the Alabama or other vessels., by the reading on the Republi
Aresolution to recognise the abolition of Journals comment on the ( lerkenwell Stanly proposes a limited reference to arbi- dered Printed.
slaveryand assert the right of Virginia to re^^storation to the Union, declares that it is her^in ten ion to perform her duties to the Union :^in good faith, and protests against the gov- ;^ernment of Virginia, in a manner not defined 1^by the Federal Constitution. It dirclaims ;^hoetilty to the black race. Bat declaire* that^white men should still retain control of the j^government.
explosion.^ (ration in regard to the so called Alabama Stevens introduced the bill sought to be in
Thegeneral opinion is that the time cliU,,,s- Adjudication to be had by means of troduced yesterday, in regard to reconstrac-^for leniencv toward Fenianism has * miied commission of general claims.tion. Pa^ed ,
rjaewed One paper particular^ decided 1 Cbicago, Dec. 16.-The Times special says Chicago, Dec. 19.-Distinct shocks of
11arly decided ^ ppwiiIent b aboot to 8end to Con5ress an earthquakes are reported m various parts of^extraordinary message, specially commending we*tern New York, and Canada this morning,^the cou.se of General Hancock at New Orleans, j New Hampshire, Dec. 19.^The Republi-^ism, which is a mixture ol treason and He will ask Congress to grant some recogui- can convention, renominated Geo. Harriman^assaasination.. tion on one who tbe President says earnestly ^ by acclamation.
closesa long article by saying, ^Let^there be no more e'emenev to Fenian-
measuresto secure^citizens abroad.
Connesssaid the President was aires ly cloth^^ed with ample power on this subject. The^failure to protect our citizens should be laid^at his door. Citizens of the United Statej^who covertly or openly disturb the peace of^foreign nations must of course take the re^^sponsibility, but it was a shame and s scandal,^that the rights of guiltless American citizens^ith. He hoped the com^^mittee on foreign affairs would give this sub^^ject early attention. Sumner thought the^American republic was competent to meet^this matter. But the committee would not^be induced to apt hastily, by any temporary^pressure. The committee had already con^sidered this subject.
Theorgans of public opinion in England,^indicate a disposition to abandon the a^tmup-^tion ^once citizens always citizens.^ He^thought it would be absurd in Great Britain^to maintain perpetual allegiance in view of^the immense emigration, she permitted,^Wilson defended the Fenians; said so far as^the Fenian movement was for the protection^of the rights of hnman liberty he cordially^sympathised. After further discussion the^memorial was referred to the committee on^foreign relations.
TheSenate considered the deficienv appro^^priation bill, and amended it some what.^The bill finally pessed.
Thebalance of the session was spent^cu^siou of the financial proposition!'^journed.* ki.
London,Dec. 19.^The nitro gljceri^plosion at New Castle is more suspiciouJ1*.'1-^was at first reported, eight persons hav.li*^including the Sheriff.
NswYork, Dec. 19.^John Mitch#n^clines the Presidency of the United t^Brotherhocd.
Theextensive Kerosine manufactarv p^hold work* Jersey, wa ; distroye 1 by ,^^and tire this morning. Three men wstTS!*^burned. Loss $100,000.
NswOrlsans, Dec. 20.^The tfank^leans has discontinued businejg on i^of the depression in trade.
Bcfpalo,Dec. 20.^It is pretty certain a^cause of the horrible Rail Road accident .^the breaking of a wheel on the rear car. p r'^ty four dead bodies are recovered from tfcj
deadbodies are^car, 23 in a condition to be recogni^horribly charred and unrecognizable.
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