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THE MONTANA POST, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1868
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Anictus* Reform Bill pro^Tke florid* ^ onvfntlon^ctloA^Mexico In Ferment-Indian^depredations north of^Springs-Limiting Judicial Jirto.^diction, an Important monan^Tbomas C. HeCreery elected Re^tor^ Habeait Corpus ^tilt suspend-^cd In Ireland^The President In-^dAgnant at Sherman^Man-of-war^^aranted-rretan- Army reduction-^^Relief to arrested Americana^1812^^Pensioner*^Admission of South^^ern States.
SEegardlns; Alabama^Xhomas not^admitted^Prohibition of Con-
vlcta The Army hill. Interesting^debate^Officers suspended^Span^^ish Insu rrectlons^Indiana Repub^^lican^Canadians coming to Kin-^-The Wells, Fargo A Co*s Over
land1*1 all carrying to he investiga^^ted^fining school blll-The Amer^^ican rltirenship bill^A good Land^bill^Sherman carries his point.
London,Feb. 17.^In the House of Com^^mons, Earl Mayo, Chief Secretary for Ireland,^stated that the Government was preparing an^Irish reform bill, which would be ready to^present before the House by March. He said^other measures in regard to Ireland would be^brought forward March 26th.
SirCharles Bright called attention to the^scheme for piscine the telegraph wires under^the control of the Government, and asked if^the Ministry proposed to take action to that^end. Hunt, tinder Secretary of the Treasury,^replied that it was the intention of the Gov^^ernment to purchase the lines of telegraph, in^Great Britain, and promised the plans for^effecting that change would be submitted to^the House within a week. A motion was made^for a second reading of the habeas corpus.^Fortesque said that the motion proved the ad^^ministration at affain in Ireland was wrong,^and greatly needed reform. Marston, Mem^^ber from Waterford, said the bill was an out^^rage upon the Catholics, shut out as they were^from a rightful share en the Government.
EarlMayo made an explanation in regard^to the arrest of George Francis Train. He^said the policemen who arrested him had re^^ceived general instructions to watch persons^arriving from the United States, and stop all^suspicious parties. Copies of Train's speech^on Ireland, were found in his trunk' and caus^^ed his arrest. He was finally released on giv^^ing pledge that he would make no speech and^do no act in sympathy with the Fenians.
Dublin,Feb. 17.^The jury found a verdict^of guilty against Sullivan, editor of the Dub^^lin Nation, for publishing seditious libels.
Florence,Feb. 17.^The public boners to^Farragut closed with a dinner given by Minis^^ter Marah. Farragut has gone on a brief visit^to Venice.
Albany,Feb. 18.^The Sute Democratic^Convention appointed delegates to the Na^^tional Convention, called to meet March 11th.
Tallahasee,Feb. 17.^Twenty-eight mem^^bers are present at the Convention. No im^^portant business transacted. Gen'l Meade ar^^rived aad advises both factions to re-organize,^elect a new President, and expunge all rec^^ords since Feb. -2nd.
Charleston,Feb. 17.^The Convention has^pawed a resolution, asking Congress to loan^the State one million dollars, ^to purchase^lands for the homeless.
Halifax,Feb. 17.^The Committee of the^House of Assembly report that great destitu^^tion exists among the fishing population in^twelve counties, and unless extensive and per^^manent arrangements for relief are made man v^will periA of starvation.
Galveston,Feb. 17.^Mexican advices say^that Regules has offered his resignation. Ji-^niaee has has sent to Congress the names of^130 towns which revolted against Alvarez-^Intrigues, revolutions and pronuncixmentos^are numerous. The troops at Matamotas are^drilling for active service.
St.Louis, Feb. 18.^The Fort Sanders Index^says two thousand Indians are march tag into^the Sweet srater country, from Idaho and^Montana. They have burned all the ranches^north of Soda Springs, driven off the stock^and compelled the ranchmen to seek refuge^in the cony ons.
Wellsburg,Va.,Feb. 18.^The Bishop Camp^^bell will case, involving a half million of dol^lare, commenced to-day. The best legal talent^in the country is employed.
Washington,Feb. 17.^Senate. The Chair^announced that Senator Johnson was unwell^and desired the vote on the admission of^Thomas to be postponed until to-morrow.^^Dixon presented a memorial from several Gen^^erals, that -the Secretary of War be directed to^appropriate a number of large cannon to erect^a monument to General Sedgwick. Sumner^presented a memorial from German citizens,^asking an amendment to the Constitution,^abolishing the office of President, on the^ground that it is a copy of royalty, and^transferring the President's duties to a com^^missi on appointed by Congress. Several other^petitions were presented and referred. Trum^^bull, front the Judiciary Committee, reported^a substitute for the House Bill, providing for^a majority of the votes actually cast on the^question, also that rejection of the Constitu^^tion in the Southern States, shall decide the^question. Any person duly registered, may^vote in any part of the State in which he has^been registered. TrumhuH introduced a bill^which was referred to the Judiciary Commit^^tee, defining the jurisdiction of Courts of the^U. S. It declares that sal Courts in the ad-^ministratiaa of justice, shall be bound by the^decisions of the political department of the^Go remanent oa political questions, and it rests^withJCoagree* to declare what government is^the esubhsbed one in any State- It is far^^ther declared chat no civil go /ernments, re^^publican in fona, exist in the ten rebel States,^and no Civil Geeernment in either of the said^States shall he recognised as a valid or legal^State Government, either by the Executive or^Judicial power of the C 6. until Congress^shall so provide, or, until such State shall be^represented in Congress. It is further affirmed^that the reconstruction acts are political,^whose validity no judicial tribunal is compe^^tent to quest!an, and the Supreme Court is^hereby prohibited from taking any jurisdic^^tion in any case growing out of the execution^of said acts iu either of said States, until such^States are represented in Congress, or until^Congress shall recognise the State Govern^^ments as republican in form. All such cases^pending in said Court shall be dismissed, and^.all acts authorising aa appeal on a writ of^-error, habeas corpus, or other proceedings to^bring before said Supreme Court for review,^any esse, civil or criminal, or ether rroceed-^ings arising out of the execution of said re^^construction sets, or authorising an appeal^from the Circuit Court in a habus corpus pro^^ceeding, to the Supreme Court, or which au^^thorise the Supreme Court to inue a writ of^habeas corpus, to bring before it for review,^any judgment of a lower court m hnbeni cor^^pus cases, are hereby repealed. Wilson re-^ported from-the Military Committee, the hill^for the gradual reduction of the Army and to^discontinue unnecessary grades. Edmupas,^from the-Committee on Judiciary, t sported a^bill regulating the presentation of bills to the^President and the return,of the same. The^Senate considered the resolution for the admis^^sion of Tbomas o'l Maryland. Cole spoke in^favor of ui mission, also Hendricks.
House.A large number of Bills and joint^resolutions were introduced and referred, in^^cluding one to establish a Branch Mint in
Montana. Bingham introduced a joi.it^lotion declaring that, whereas, a large majori^^ty of the votes east at the late election in^Alabama ware in favor of the Constitution that^had been submitted by the Convention, and^whereas, a certain combination of citizens re^^fused to vote, with the intent thereby to de^^feat the friends of the Union in their efforts^to restore the State to its proper relations to^the Union, therefore, Resolved, that the Leg^^islature elected under the new Constitution,^be convened as soon as practicable, by the^military Commander, and upon the ratifica^^tion by said Legislature, of the fourteenth^article of the Federal Constitution aad the^establishment by law of impartial suffrage^within the said State, that Alabama be admit^^ted as reconstructed. The House rejected the^resolution to pay Byrnes, Smith, Brown and^Burch, twenty-five hundred dollars each, for^expenses in prosecuting their claims to seats^in the House. The House tabled the resolu^^tion appointing a Secretary of War ad inter^^im. The Attorney General was commissioned^to establish a tariff for freight and passengers^on the Union Central Pacific R. R. The H ouse^went into Committee of the Whole on the Di^^plomatic Appropriation Bill. Butler's amend^^ment providing for a mission to Greece, was^adopted. An amendment providing for a^Minister to Rome, was rejected. Williams^moved to strike out the missions to nearly^all the Central and South American Republics.^Rejected.
ChiefJustice Chase, to-day, gave tLe unani^^mous opinion of the Court, declining te dis^^miss the McArdle case. The opinion is clear^and conclusive as to the jurisdiction in the^case, and the argument will therefore be pro^^ceeded with on the first Monday in March.^^It is reported on good authority, that General^Sherman has written to the President, declin^^ing to accept either the brevet rank tendered,^or the command of the new Department. In^case the President refuses to relieve him, he^will itender his resignation. The Mayor and^Council of Sitka, petition Congress for the es^^tablishment of a civil government in Alaska.
Berlin,Feb. 17.^The illness of Bismarck^is serious. He is unable to leave Berlin.
Florence,Feb. 17.^The Council has at^length resolved to pay a^debt.
NewYork, Feb. 17.^The Cambria brings^London papers of the 7tb. Athens journals^report a serious engagement at Herculaneum,^Jan. 20th. the insurgents, 1500 strong, de^^feated 5000 Turks. The Turks are said to also^have been defeated in an engagement near^Canea.
barof Corporate ia each Company will be re^^duced to four. The fourteen military bauds^authorised by act of July, I860, will be hon^^orably discharged. Wilson says that if it be^^comes a law, it will save two millions yearly
Washington,Feb. 18.^Senate. Pomeroy^introduced a bill to amend the postal laws^and increase the efficiency of the postal ser^^vice. The Senate passed the House Bills to^reduce the expenses of the War Department^and for the gradual reduction of the Army.^Cattell, from the Committee on Finance, re^^ported adversely on the House Bill forbidding^the designation as a public depository, of any^National Bank within fifty miles of the place^where the assistant Treasurer is located. The^resolution for the admission sf Thomas came^up. After debate, the Senate adjourned.
House.Stark-resther introduced a bill^placing $50,000 at the disposal of the Secre^^tary of State, to relieve the wants and defray^the expenses of return to the United States,^of destitute citizens imprisoned in foreign^countries, charged and held without trial.^^Passed. The House considered the bill giv^^ing pensions to certain officers for service in^the war of 1812. During the debate. Loan^stated that the amount to be paid under the^bill, would not exceed $200,000 per year.^^Bill passed without division.
Berlin,Feb. 18.^Bismarck proposes the es^^tablishment at different ports in Germany, of^a board of Federal officers to examine into the^condition of vessels bound for America. This^is intended to prevent another Li braize hor.^ror.
Chicago,Feb. 18.^A Washington special,^to-night, says that the Senate Finance Com^^mittee agreed to report adverse to the con^^firmation of Wisner as Commissioner of In^^ternal Revenue. The War Department award^^ed the contract for carrying Government^freight west and south from the terminus of^the Omaha and Paciffc R. R., to Smith A^Lowell, of Denver.
House.The Judiciary Committee agreed^to report the bill organizing a Law Depart^ment of the Government. It provided that the^law officers attached to each bureau, shall be^directly under the control of the Attorney^mrt of the Psm General, and not work independently, a. at^part of the Papal |It forbkU) the emfToymentT 'of
ditionalcouncil except by the Attorney Gen^eral.
NewYork, Feb. 17.^ The^Santiago De Cuba^brings Panama dates to the 7th. The U. S.^steamer Hiack, with General Prado, ex-Presi^^dent of Peru, aboard, reached Caldina en route^for Valparaiso. The cholera is raging terri^^bly at Buenos Ayres, there being 150 to 180^victims daily. The citizens 'are flying from^the City. At Valla Nueva, ten out of every^twenty of the laborers on the railroad had died,^almost at once, and the people were flying iu^all directions.
Louisville,Feb. 18.^The Kentucky Legis^^lature elected Thos. C. McCreery of Javes^County, as Senator in place of Guthrie. Re^^signed. He has always been a Democrat and^is regarded as one of the first men of the^State, intellectually, but has never held office.
Syracuse,N. Y., Feb. 18.^The Municipal^election resulted in a .Republican victory, by^an increased majority over last year.
Charleston,Feb. 18.^The Convention adop^^ted twenty more sections of the Constitution.^Senator Wilson telegraphs that Congress will^not loan the State money to purchase lands^for the poor.
Montgomery,Feb. 18.^From the partial^returns received, the total vote of the State^is estimated at 72,000. The white vote is less^thst 3000. One half the registration is thirty^four thousand.
Atlanta,Feb. 18.^The Convention has ex^^empted all institutions of learning from tax^^ation. In the report of the Committee on^the Legislative Department, the words ^two^thirds were stricken out and the word ^ma^^jority ^ used to define the powers of the^Legislature.
Tallahasee,Feb. 18.^The Convention has^been re-organized on the basis proposed by^General Meade. The latter had a conference^with the leaders of both parties, which re^^sulted in a reconciliation. Both Presidents^have resigned, and the Delegates declared inel^^igible} by the majority, resumed their seats.^^All the members sre present but one. Jenkins,^late President of the majority was re-elected,^32 to 8. The standing rules and regulations^adopted by the majority, were re-adopted.^^General Meade visited the Convention and^made a short speech. The Convention will^re-adopt the Constitution thus far adopted by^the majority.
NewOrleans, Feb. 18.^The Committee^made so many changes in the language of^the Constitution, that one member said the^Convention hardly recognised its own cre^^ation. Finally it was concluded to re-commit^Che report with instructions to have the Con^^stitution printed without any comments, for^comparison with the copy as amended by the^Committee.
Paris,Feb. 18.^The Corps Legislatif rejec^^ted the amendment permitting the free admis^^sion of foreign papers for unrestricted sale.^^The Moniteur reports that General Napier is^calling for reinforcements.
London,Feb. 18.^Lord Derby is improving-^The examination ef the prisoners charged with^connection with the Clerkenwell explosion,^has terminated. All were remanded except^Allen, who was discharged. The House of^Commons, in Committee of the Whole, agreed | of Equity.
torenew the suspension of the habeas corpus F esse mien reported the bill to enlarge the^in Ireland.Capitol grounds
Chicago,Feb. 18.^The Republican special! . Wilaon introduced a joint resolution, de-^says, the Senate Committee on Military Af-^fairs voted to return Sherman's brevet to the
Washington,Feb. 18.^The Reconstruction^Commmittee held a meeting to-day. Th^first proposition presented for consideration^was to remove the disabilities of Butl^claiming to be a Representative elected from^Tennessee, suspending the test oath in his^case, in order that he might be admitted to^a seat in the House. Brooks moved to in^elude John Young Brown, of Ky., within the^scope of the resulution, not because he con^sidered Brown a rebel, but the House bad^declared that he gave aid and countenance^to support the rebellion. He was therefore^ineligible to a seat. Brooks and Brown thus^being precluded from the House on similar^grounds, Brooks' amendment was rejected by^a strict party vote. During the discussion, it^was said that John Young Brown had not^asked to be pardoned. Brooks replied that it^was true, but the Committee had decided to^remove the disabilities of Governor Orr, ex^Governor Holdea, and others who had not^made personal application for that purpose.^^Stevens said the Committee had acted too^hasty on that subject and desired further time^to look into it. No additional action was^taken.
Abill was introduced yesterday, by Bing^^ham, for the admission of Alabama. Stevens^thought it ought to be delayed until he could^get all the facts, but was rather dissatisfied^with it, believing a general bill applicable to^all the Southern States, should be passed in^^stead of acting upon these States separately^Stevens submitted a bill for the division of^Texas into three States, providing that the^Convention about assembling in that State,^should fix the boundaries of the States, and^further, that each should hsve the same Con^stitution. He thought there ought to be f our^or five States carved out of the Texas^ry, but would be content with three
NewYork, Feb. 19.^Sir Edward Head, for^^merly Governor-General of Canada, died re^^cently in England.
London,Feb. 18.^The French Legislature^is still discussing the bill regulating the^press.
Aviolent debate occurred yesterday, on the^question of distributing the Government ad^vertising. The Opposition claimed that the^Liberal journals were entitled to a share of the^Natioaal and Municipal advertisements, and^demanded this as a matter not of necessity,^but of principle.
TheSpeaker declared in the laws regula^^ting the press, that all journals should be^treated with the strictest impartiality. An^effort to modify the bill in this respect was de^^feated.
Washington,Feb. 19.^The House Commit^^tee on Foreign Affairs agreed to report sub^^stantially a new bill in regard to the rights of^American citizens abroad.
TheState Department has issued a circular^reconmending all citizens of the United^States, native or naturalised, before visiting^Great Britain to procure passports, while the^habeas corpus remains suspended in the latter^country.
Washington,Feb. 19^Senate^Trumbull^from Committee on Judiciary, reported ad^^versely on the bills for the more efficient gov^^ernment of the Rebel States. He said they^were rendered unnecessary by the recent^amendment reported by the Committee; pro^^viding that a majority of the votes cast shall^decide the elections. He also reported ad^^versely, the bill to regulate service by a Court
ofsatisfactory proof that such person has en^^tered or is about to enter the United States,^to cause such convict to be returned to the^country where convicted. The bill passed.
TheHouse proceeded to dispose of the^amendment 59, reported from the Committee^of the Whole, on the legislative appropria^^tion bill. The amendment adding twenty per^cent to the appropriation for employees of^each House was adopted. All amendments^were disposed of, and the bill passed.
Housewent into Committee of the Whole^on the Army appropriation bill. It appro-^propriatesan aggregrate of a little over tbir-^ty-tbree millions. Blaine moved to add the^proviso that no new Commission be issued to^any regt., except those who by law are en^^titled to the appointment of 2nd Lieutenants^by graduation at West Point, but the provis^^ion not to be construed into a deprivate of^any officer whatever, when promotion may be^opened by the occurrence of vacancies. The^proviso gave rise to considerable discussion^^Logan and Washburne opposing it on the
Sroundof favoritism to West Point Cadets,^chenck opposed it as being an attempt to^legislate generally, in an appropriation bill.^The amendment was adopted^54 to 43. Fur^^ther discussion ensued. Blaine said the pro^^viso had been inserted after a consultation^with Gen'l Grant. Butler said, as one^ef the members of the Committee ou Appro^^priations, he did not wish to be made respon^^sible for the proviso. He wished to wash his^hands of it and thought the Country had fall-^into evil times when the army could be cut^np or cut down at the request of any officer of^the army. It had been put in the hands of^the representatives of the people, and the last^man who ought to influence those representa^^tives as to the strength of the army was the^General. Such a precedent might hereafter^prove fatal to the liberties of the Country.
Blainehoped it would not be considered^deogratory in the first Officer of the army to^recommend a reduction in the Military foice.^Butler asked, where in the Constitution, the^General of the army found the right to re^^commend anything to Congress. Blaine said^be was not speaking of the Constitution. If^the General recommended an increase of the^nilitary force there might be some ground for^jealousy and sensitiveness, but when he re^^commended a reduction, he could see no cause^cf alarm. Finally the discussion closed ana the^Committee proceeded to other portions of the^rill. After some time spent in consideration,^Committee rose and the Speaker presented sev-^wal Executive communications in response to^resolutions of inquiry. A resolution was^adopted, requesting the President to commu^^nicate all the correspondence relative to the^conferring of Brevet rank on General Sher-^nan. Also, relative to the establishment of^a new Military District. Adjourned.
Madison,Wis., Feb. 19.^The Democratic^state Convention nominated Charles Dunn for^Chief Justice; E. H. Ellis as Associate Jus^^tice. Also, delegates to the National Con^^vention. The Presidential electors were in-^s.ructed to vote as a unit.
Washington.Feb. 19-^A Naval Court Mar^^tial has sentenced Capt Collins to suspension^from rank and duty for three years, reoeiving^pay as a Captain on the retired list, and was^publicly reprimanded for the loss of the^steamer Sacramento. Lieutenant-Commander^Cache, Navigating Officer of the Sacramento,^rtceived a similar rentence, for one instead of^tlree years. The Secretary of the Navy ap^^proved the sentence.
Adelegation of the City Council of Balti^^more to-day presented the President with the^rnolutions of that body, complimentary to^lun.
Florence,Feb. 20.^The report is current^tlat the French Government has detailed a^fa gate to watch the movements of Farra-^git's fleet in the east end of the Mediteranean.
Trenton,Feb. 20.^A resolution withdraw^itg the consent of New Jersey to the 14th Con-^sftutional Amendment, passed the Senate, 11^t^7.
Dublin,Feb. 20.^Pigot, of the Dublin^Irishoman. bss been convicted of publishing^treasonable and seditious libels.
NewYork, Feb. 20.^The Herald's Madrid^^fecial says, information from the Provinces,^slow thst the leaders of the CastiIliac party |^hive effected a revolution against Queen Isa
Chicago,Feb. 21.^The House Judiciary^Committee have had for some time under their^consideration, the petition of W. McGarratin,^asking to have confirmed to him the title to^the Parishee Grandee mineral tract in Cali^^fornia, one of the richest quicksilver mines^known. Congress will probably confirm the^old Mexican title under which McGarratin^claims title, upon his paying the minimum^price for mineral lands.
Richmond,Feb. 20.^Considerable excite^^ment was caused in the Convention yesterday,^by the distribution among the members, of a^lot of pamphlets from Washington, arguing^Grant's unfitness for the Presidency. One^member denounced it as an insult to the ma^^jority, who preferred General Grant for Presi^^dent.
Charleston20.^Gen. Canfiy has removed^Mayor Uillard of this city, and appointed^Gen. Burns of the Army, his successor.
Tallahasee,Feb.. 20.^The Convention con^^tinues to be harmonious. Two Delegates who^were expelled, started for Washington to-day,^with the Constitution made by the minority.
NewYork, Feb. 21.^The Tribune's special^says, prominent Democrats are urging the^President to appoint Gen. Halleck, in place of^Sherman, to the command of the Military Di^^vision of the Atlantic. The same dispatch^states that the Committee is determined to^investigate everything relating to the over^^land mail contract, and the truth of the alle^^gation, that Wells, Fargo A Co. have been^carrying their own private mails to the detri^^ment of the public service, and selling their^own stamps to the people of the Territories^instead of the Government stamps. The West^ern Members are very urgent in the matter,^and are resolved that the investigation shall^not be smoothed over or lobbied.
Washington,Feb. 20.^Senate. Stewart^reported the bill to establish a National School^of Mines, with amendments. Trumbull moved^to take up the House supplemental Recon^^struction Bill. He denied the charges made^by some of the newspaper.', that the Senate^was responsible for the requirement that a^majority of the registered voU-rs must vote^for the ratification of the Constitutions. He^said the House insisted on this provision, and^the Senate finally adopted it by only one ma^^jority. Yates withdrew the motion made^yesterday, to take up the Colorado Bill, giv^^ing notice that he would renew it when the^pending bill was disposed of. Davis moved^a repeal of all the acts heretofore passed on^the subject of reconstruction. The Senate ad^^journed without action.
House.Hubbard offered a resolution in^^structing the Committee on Public Expendi^^tures to inquire into the receipts of Henry A.^Smith, Collector of the port of New York,^in his official capacity, and whether such re^^ceipts were derived from fines, penalties, for^^feitures, or otherwise, with power to send for^persons and papers, and examine witnesses un^^der oath.. On motion of Clarke, the Post^Master General was directed to furnish the^various items of information he had, in regard^to the Overland Mail. Banks, from the Com^^mute on Foreign Affairs, reported a bill con^^cerning the rights of American citizens in^foreign States. Re-committed. The follow^^ing is the bill in full:
Whereas,the right of expatriation is a natu^^ral, inherent right in all people and indispen-^sible to the enjoyment of the right to life,^liberty, and the pursuit of happiness, for the^protection of which the Government of the^United States was established; and whereas,^in recognition of this principle, this Govern^^ment has freely received emigrants from all^uations and invested them with the rights of^citizenship; and whereas, it is claimed that^all such American citizens, with their descend^^ants, sre subjects of foreign States, owing al^^legiance to the Governments thereof; and^whereas, it is necessary to the maintainence^of the public peace, that this claim of foreign^allegiance ehould be promptly and finally dig^avowed ; therefore, Be it xnactkd, etc., that^any declaration, instruction, opinion, order or^decision, of the officers of this Government,^wbich denies, restricts, impairs or questions^the rights of expatriation, is|hereby declared^inconsistent with the fundamental principles^of this Government, and therefore null and^void.
Sec.II. That all naturalised citizens of^the United States, coming from Foreign^States shall be entitled to recieve from this
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btllain the north. Their adherents have taken I Government the same protection, in person^uo arms in considerable numbers. A skirmish I ^^^^.property, accorded to native born citizens^hut taken place in the city of Navarre, the
President,with a resolution declaring it in^^advisable to confer brevet offices in the two^highest grades. It is stated that Johnson is^highly indignant at Sherman's conduct, and^has a great mind to order him to the Pacific^and bring Halleck to Washington. The Presi^^dent accepted Stead man's resignation as Col^^lector of Internal Revenue at New Orleans.
Havanaadvices from Kingston, say that^American Consul Gregg has telegraphed to^Washington, demanding the services of a man^of war to obtain redress for sn outrage on^the American whaler, Hannah Grant.
NewYork, Feb. 18.^The Cashier of Ira^Goodrich A Co., importers. Exchange Place,^report ssys has disappeared, with from one to^three hundred thousand dollars of his employ^^ers' money.
TheTribune's special says, Sherman has^written a letter to Grant, respectfully asking^te be relieved from the command of the new^Military Division. The letter will be laid be^^fore the President. Several Senators have^written to General Sherman, asking him not^to think of resigning, should the President^insist that he shall assume the new command
daringthe reconstruction acts provided that^electors in each State should have opportuni^ty to vote freely, and without the restraint^sf fear, or influence of frond, at the election^for the ratification of the Constitution; and^whereas, in the Alabama election, voters had^not the opportunity to vote freely, without^fear or the influence of fraud^owing to their^dismissal from employment, and the hostile^and menacing attitude of combinations of^persons; and whereas, Congress is satisfied^that the Constitution of Alabama meets the^approval of a majority of the qualified voters^of that State; therefore, be it resolved, that^the Constitution of Alabama ia hereby de^^clared to be in conformity with the provis^^ions of the reconstruction act of March 2nd,^ISO7 ; and the said Constitution is hereby ap^^proved, and whenever the Legislature elected^under the said Constiution, shall ratify the^14th amendment to the Constitution, the said^Sute shall be admitted to representation in^Congress, in accordance with the laws of the^Country. Referred to the Judiciary Com^^mittee. Wilson said he should call it up at^an early day, when he would make a statement^of the outrages perpetrated in that State, in^relation to the right to vote without fear or^restraint.
Mortonintroduced a bill to remove thedis-
Datesfrom Crete of Jan. 20tb, represent the^prospects of the Turks to be more gloomy I abilities oLGovernor Holden of North Caro-^than ever. They have been defeated in several | j-na ~
engagementsand met severe losses. The Mus-^selmen population are becoming discontented.^The troops have shown a mutinous disposition^and the Island is now in a more successful^state of revolution than ever. Arms and pro^^visions continue to be sent in from all quar^^ters. January 24th the Russian corvettes land^^ed fourteen hundred Cretan non-combattants,^and Greece 0300. The provisional government^has appealed to the Christian powers to send^ships to convey Cretan families to Greece, and^also protested against the cruelties of the^Sultan.
Thebill extending the time for the con^^struction of the Dubuque and Sioux City Rail^Boad, was amended and passed.
TheSenate took up the resolution for the^admission of Thomas, from Maryland. How^^ard addressed the Senate in reply to the re^^marks of Trumbull yesterday. Howe and Da^^vis spoke in favor of admission^Conness op^^posed and Johnson closed the debate. The^vote was taken and the resolution for admis^^sion rejected.
HouseLawrence reported the bill establish^^ing a Law Department Ordered printed.
Wilsonreported the bill providing for the^surrender of persons convicted of certain^crimes. The bill provides that no person who^has been duly arrested, tried, convicted and
Feb,18.^The bill for the reduc- j^tion of ^the Army, passed the Senate yester^^day. It provides that no more second Lieu^tenants shall b^ appointed, except graduates '
ofWest Point. The grade of regimental Com^ | adjudged guilty_of murder, piracy, aisaasma^iasary Serreants, Hospital Stewards, Veteriuary I tion, arson, robbery or forgery shall be al-^Surxeons and Regimental Commissary in Cav- ' lowed to enter or remain in the United State*,^airy Regiment*, will be sbolished. The nutn- ! It authorises the President on th^ production
Cseen'sofficers maintaining allegiance;^far privates were wounded during the tumult.^Tie movement appears to be the result of a^d(liberate and well planned organization. The^Mliee ha*e already found 3000 copies of revo^^lutionary placards addressed to the people of^Spin, beaded with a wood cut likeness of the^elect son of Don Juan, who is styled Charles^VTI of Spain. This young gentleman is second^ccuin to Queen Isabella and grand-son of^Din Carlos, who resists her accession to the^tbone.
Montreal,Feb. 20.^There is intense excite-^mnt over the departure of the Canadian Pa-^Da Zouaves for Rome. Special services were^led at Notre Dame Cathedral, and overtwen-^tychousand persons assembled at the depot.
tfewYork, Feb. 20.^A Washington special^ssrs, Sherman's letter courteously indicates^hi preference for service outside of Washing-^to City.
Richmond,Feb. 20.^The Supreme Court^hs declared the Stay Law unconstitutional,^scfar as regards deeds of trust. The Conven-^tin is discussing the report of the Franchise^Csnmittee. It declares that every male citi^^es aged 21, etc., shall be a voter.
Condon,Feb. 20.^The House of Commons^pseed the bill for the continued suspension^olthe' habeas corpus in Ireland. Leading^mmbers of the Liberal party propose to give^a farewell dinner to Minister Adams. Sir^Gorge Shee, Judge of the Court of Queens^Bach, died to-day.
'aris,Feb. 20.^The Tempse ssys, 20 per-^soe were arrested in the second performance^ofVictor Hugo's drama of ^ Ruy Bias.
[ndianopolis,Feb. 20.^The Republican^Stte Convention met this morning, General^Jceph Brown, temporary Chairman. Resolu-^ties endorsing General Grant and Schuyler^Cofax, of Indiana, for President and Vice I^Prudent, were unanimously adopted by a^ristg vote and immense cheering. After the^apointment of various Comii-ittees, Hon. '^Jates Hughs, of Marion County, was made^penanent Chairman. Gov. Conrad Baker^wanomlnated for re-election by acclimation.^Ha, Wm. Comeback, for Lieutenant Gover-^no Major F. A. Hoffman of Cass Co. for^Se^etaiy of State, and Gen. Nathan Kimball^fortate Treasurer.
kwYork, Feb. 20.^In the Supreme Court^yeerday, in the suit of citizens of New York^ag nst a firm in Texas, for goods delivered^dung the war, the plaintiff was non-suited^on.be ground that the contract was treason-^abi and unlawful. e
renton,Feb. 20.^The House to-day con-^cued in the action of the Senate, withdraw-^infthe assent of New Jersey to the fourth^anndment to the Constitution.
sckseb,Miss., Feb. 20.^A communication^fr^ Gen. Gillem was read in the Convention^toey. It says the destitution is not so bad^as lany suppose. He is making all possible^effts to relieve the sufferings of all classes.^Tbsection of the Bill of Rights was adopted,^pruding that no pror^eiiy qualification for^jul-s shall ever be prescribed.
ashington,Feb. 20.^Wilson introduced^a hi in the Senate, yesterday, providing for^thcetirement of officers for wounds received^in le Volunteer service under the same con-^dions as if serving in the Regular Army. It^ia ejected that the Senate will soon take up^theomination of J. Ross Browne at Minister^to liaa. Apparently there is no objection^to s confirmation.
3wYork, Feb. 21.^A prominent officer^of ^e Canadian Government, who holds a life I^offii from the crown, states bis intention t) ^^re^h his office and lend his assistance to or- ,^gone a colony of Canadian* in the southern l^parol^ Kansas.
Sec.III. That whenever it shall be fully^made known to the President, that any citi^^zen of the United State* has been arrested and^is detained by any foreign Government, in^contravention of the intent and purposes of^this act, upon the allegation that naturaliza^^tion in the United States does not operate to^dissolve his allegiance to his native Sovereign,^or, if any citizen shall have been arrested and^detained, whose release upon demand thall^have been unreasonably delayed or refused,^the President shall be, and hereby is, empow^ered to order the arrest of any of its citizens^or subjects, and detain in custody in such like^form in this Government, who may be found^within the jurisdiction of the United States,^and the President shall without delay give in^^formation to Congress of any such proceed^^ing under this act.
Hopkins,from Committee on Public Land*,^reported a bill to regulate the disposition of^lands hereafter granted to railroads. It pro^^vides that when these lands be hereafter grant^ed to States or Territories, they be sold to ac^^tual settlers at a price not exceeding two dol^^lars per acre. The proceeds to be paid to the^railroad companies. The object is to prevent^the withdrawal of large quantities of land^from the market, and their monopoly by cor^^porations, and to encourage the settlement of^the Country.
TheHouse went into Committee of the^Whole to consider the army appropriation^bill,^rose and reported bill to the House with^theamendment for the reduction of the army,^which was adopted^67 to 62. The bill pass^^ed^63 to 36. Logan moved an amendment^to the title, by adding the words : ^and to^deprive all non-commissioned and volunteer^officers now in service of a chance of promo^^tion under the law.^ A debate ensued, some^^what acrimonious in its character. Logan^declared the proviso adopted yesterday de^^prived every non-commissioned officer of tl e^right to be examined for commission, and op^^erated as a sub against volunteer officers. Af^^ter further animated debate the vote by which^the bill passed was reconsidered. Blaine with^drew the objectionable proviso, and the bill^passed without it. Adjourned.
Washington,Feb. 20.^The President has^revoked that portion of his order assigning^Gen'l Sherman to command of the newly cre^^ated Division of the Atlantic. He will there^^fore continue in command of the Division of^the Missiouri. No new assignments are made^to the Division of the Atlantic. It is thought^that portion of the order will not be revoked.
TheBoard of Army Officers, consisting of^Sherman, Sheridan and Augur, recently con^^vened in this City, to examine the proposed^system of army Regulations, has been dis^^solved,
Tssupplied with a stock unequalled in the moua^tains for qsality and variety.
Hayward'sHonk Sole Rnbber Boots
Lieatber*u^) Finding* !
D. II. WESTON.
VlrsrisiaCity, M. T., July, 1867.^ iy23tf
Snyders,Winger* ^ Co.,
Eare now prepared to furnish ^ superior^quality of the following kinds of leather.
aaned at the
DY virtus of su execution issued out of and by^JL^ the Probate Court in and for Madison County^* 'rerritory, beanos; date January 29th, A.^i^08. J liave levied upon and will sell to the^rJ^ bidder, for ca^h, in front of the SherifTs^Ofrioe on Idaho street in Virjrinia City, Coanty and^TmtHon aforesaid, on the 29th day of February,^IH^, between tne hours of 10, A. af. and 4 PM,^or mi,1 day, the following described property lyin*^and beinr in the County aforesaid, to wit: One^Kancli situated on Madison Creek, opposite Hall A^Bpaalding's Mill, between Allen sod Dou^la**^Ranches, together with all the bu Idisrs and ap^^purtenance* thereto belonging, taken ss the prop^^erty of Rooert Peteraos, to satisfy execution in^avor of H. Johnson, Administrator of Kstate of^John L. Brows, deceased.
_,,DAVID MoCRANOR, Sheriff.
\lrginia City, Msataoa Territory. February the^5th, li*oti. w-ia^^lM.
Equalin Tannage, Finish and Durability to the^very best quality of Easier tanned Leather.
FIRSTQUALITY SOLE LEATHER, per lb., 51 CtS^FINISHED CALF SKINS, per dozen, $^o'ts $110^do KIP do do$75 to 120
FAIRand COLORED SHEEP SKINS,
Purdozen, $16 to 17 5ft^FINISHED UPPER, per Side,$6 to $3
Noticetie reduction in price!
BEINGPRACTICAL TANNERS OCR.^8ELVES, and determined that Montana shale^supply her own Leather, we are daily turning; oti^^finished leather of all classe*. which for quality and^price we
Keptconstantly on h ^nd amI cat t^size te. mit customers.
Wehave appointed the follow inr persons as^Agent* for the sale of stock, where manufacturers^and consumers are respectfully solicited to call and^examine.
NiCKMlLLEN, fGurney A Ce J
W.P. ARMSTRONG, Wallace St., -
SNYIJERS,WINGERT^^ CO.^Proprietors,^PIONEER TANNEHV,
HillCreek, H. X.
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