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Washington, D. C., March 10th, Ml. /
f\S THE PETITION OF GEORGE P. PERRINI,
\J of Richm md, Va., and Juuies E. Boyle,of New I
Yo<-k, N. V, praying for tho ex'ension oi a patent j
granted to them ou the 23d day of June, 1B&7, lor an
improvement, in Hydrants :—
It is ordered that tho testimony iv the ca%o be I
closet on tbe 23d day of May m-xl, that the time for
filing arguments and the Examiner's -eoort be lim
ited to the 2d d.iy ot June next, and that said poti
tion be beard ou the 7th day of June next.
Any person may oppose this oxtensiou.
M. U. LKGGETT, ■
mh 22—law3w Coaimlijsioner of Patents.
D, 8. Patent OrHCE, )
Washington. I). C, March 16th, lb"l.J
g\S THE PETITION OF JOHN HAW, of Hom>
\J var count), Virgin!*, praying for the axtCJUloa
of a patent granted to hm ou the 23d Jay of June,
1857, and additional improvements on toe 2Gth d,iy
ol July, 1859, for an improvement iv Picker Sowing j
It ia ordered that the testimony in the case be |
closed on the 23d day of May next thU tie time for
fllim. arguments and (be Examiner's report be liin- j
ited to the 2d day of Jim.. BtXl and that baid petition
be heard on tho 7th day of June next-
Any person iuuv oppoto t-.in extrusion.
M. D- LKGGETT,
mh 18—*3w ('..nini'ttHitner of Patemtl.
tDini ami JUWIiUKBij ratM BroahM, o***
Yt Brushes', LUir, Tomli .aid Natl Rruaued.
L Wai-M' R k CO, Druggists,
Oorser Blit i *fed Dread atr«-»*.
iresent moment tberc aro extended dis
rictß io the South where life, liberty and
iroperty are iusecure. A reign of terror
xisis that prevents the injured from
eeking tho peaceful remedies of the law.
linisterial officers are afraid or reluctant
o eoforco order.
It is certain, also, that these disturb
iicos arc in groat measure of a political
liaracter, and grow cut of tho determina
tion of one party to coerco tho other into
submission by fear of personal barm. To
secure this end, hundreds of men have
Kn killed, maimed, whipped, and others
ipelled by lear to leave their homes,
uses and barns have been burned, cat
tle butchered, vexatious suits trumped up
in tbo courts, to worry and drive away the
class whose opinions and practice did not
ileaso these murderous ami ruffianly clans
t is further undeniably true, that id the
vast majority of cases, tho victims of these
utrages havo been quiet, unarmed people,
uilty of no crime before the law. Their
Ofenco has been simply the assertion of
leir right to vote, hold office, express
jeir opinions freely, and enjoy the privi
eges secured to them by the laws of the
land. It so happens, also, that they are
cnerally republicans in sentiment, and
leir persecutors vote with the Democratic
The circumstances under which these
utrages are committed, provo beyond a
OtlVt the existence of extensive and form
able organizations. Its name or tbe nu
dnery by which it acts aro of small con
equence. We are confronted by the cvi- I
ence of its monstrous character, and of the
ncreasiog extent and boldness of its crimes.
Sadder than all else, and more vicious in
s influence, is the fact that a largo ma
ority of the Democratic pres3 attempt to
lido the facts, or to misrepresent and gloss
ver the condition of things io the diß
urbed districts. Tbe same is true of tbe
eading representatives of that patty all
»« the country. The recent debates i'l
ongress show, on tho part of tho great
majority of Democratic members, a secret
nderstandiDg to screen the perpetrators
f these crimes from justice. There are
>me noble exceptions. No man in Con
ress dare deny the facts, but attempts are
Rto lay the blame upon tho Repubii
ator Bayard, of Delaware, the
tauuch defender of the South, in a recent
peech in the Senate, alluding to North
arolina, says : "Here are tbe facts. Fif
y or sixty unarmed men were taken with
ut writ, without color of law of any
cind, dragged from their homes, kept by
lese ruffians in their camps, tortured and
ireateneil with death. Not only wete
lese helpless prisoners to be murdered,
ut the women aDd children of the towu
ere to be put to fire and sword, if at
empts were made at a rescue."
This is from the speech of a prominent
)emocratic Senator as reported in the
Congressional Glebe of yesterday.
So far as the existence of the wide
spread disorder and anarchy is concerned,
there can bo no two opinions. The causes
which have led to it, tho political character
of the sufferers and their persecutors, are
questions which are only secondary at thia
time. Tbe duty of all honorable and
patriotic men to unite in denouncing the
cowardly perpetrators and bringing tht-m
to justice, is clear. Equally clear is the
duty of the government to extend protec
tion to its citizens, however humble and
obscure. The fact that well-known mur-'
derers go unpunished in the South, that
courts and officers of the law are power
i less or reckless of their duties, imposes
upon the National government an im
perative duty. When the State fails to
protect its citizens, through lack of power,
or lack of will, we must open the way for
an appeal to the higher authority of tbe
We have long been satisfied, without
I any reference to these local difficulties,
j that tho courts of the Uuited States should
be opuned to every suitor. Wo should
make the way easy to every man to es
ap3 the cruelty and injustice of local
irejudice. The rights of the citizen will
nover be safe till he can appeal against his
ouuty or his State to the nation easily
nd cheaply. It is not safe to wait for
he Governor to call for assistance. The
afion must undertake the protection of
11 its citizens; and this should be reached
y legislation as broad as the land. It is
healthy counterpoise to local violence
nd prejudice everywhere. We would ex
end it alike to North Carolina and toMas
We are glad to see the message of the
President calling attentiou to the need of
egislatim in this matter. Power may
sately be entrusted to bitn who has always
wielded it so magnanimously. The South
will not forgot the generous terms which
Grant gave it at Appomattox, at the head
f his triumphant army. They have noth
ng to fear vow, and all good men will
unite with the President to put dowu Jis
rder and crime.
Napoleon is in Englaud with tho ex
empress. A dispatch meutionstha rumor
vat they will come to the United States
to reside permanently. One cannot but
ontrast favorably the treatment of Louis
Napoleon l>y tlit) Kmperor of Germany,
»>id that awarded to his uncle, the great
thoughtlessly. It give* them no real
pleasure, but among their fiiends it la cus
tomary to treat, and so they conform aod
drink. They would be shocked and dis
gusted at the thought of being drunk, and
top off a glass of liquor without a thought.
Yet of any one hundred young men who
have formed this habit, we may assert pos
itively that sixty will dio drunkards if they
do not stop drinking altogether. The rates
of drunkard-making are figured as acurate
ly as the mortality rates of the Life Insur
ance companies. Against all the confi
dence that our youngmen feel in their self
command, against their assertions that they
"can drink or let it alone," stand the ter
rible statistics of drunkenness. Wo have
seen our bravest, our best and noblest, suc
cumb to tho Demon of Intemperance.—
Who is safe when our mighty ones have
We commend to the serious attention ol
over y young man, and every temperate
driuker, the following sketch of two men
of the brightest ornaments of their re
spective States twenty years ago. Roth
men, whom tho people delighted to honor,
they were elected to the United States Son
ate, ami now ltavo it to go down to the
gloom of a druoka-d's grava :
YATBS AND SAULSDUUT.
A Washington correspondent of the Brook
lyn Mirror refers to 'he better characteristics
of the senators especially notorious for me
briety in a manner at once charitable, tender
and affec ingi
Wtth Senator Saulsbury will vanish one of
Biost memorable faces and forms of the
te. On the Democratic vide of tbo Senate
the grand figure head, as Chas. Sumner
the Republican. Not to see Sanlsbury
his bands deep in his pockets, glowering
up and down behind tbe last tier of senatorial
chairs, restive and defiant as a caged lion, hot
his pale, trim, temperate brother 'Eli" in his
seat, will be to see a new Senate. To look
■pOO, be is a (treat leonine man, noble to be- ,
bold, though he does chew tobacco and !
mock with strung drink. I have sen
him on the street corner exchanging "chaw*"
on term* of periect bail fellow equality with
ono of the despised race, which bo raged over
the next day in the Senate lis very little above
that of the bab on. I have seen him emjty
bis stomach in tbe gutter and then drop down
and lie in it ana 1 bavo seen him one of the
grandest looking of men, clad in faultless black
and snotleßs linen, walking besid.- Mrs. Jeffer
ton Davis on a fair June Sabbath (which her
husband spent at Fortress Monroe) gallantly
and devoutly carrying h-r prayer book to
church. I have heaid him tecall to a friend
by bis side the days of bis boyhood, when be
and "Eli" played iv tbe o d barn and slept in
one bid. and each told the other all his
heart, each lovud tbe other so much that they
couldn't quarrel. And in this recital there were
touches of a generous nature which told that
God mado this man, iv the beginning, loving
and noble. He stands more thin six feet high,
and is large in proportion. His bead is cov
ered with abundant black bair, hut touched
with silver. He has black eyes, and finely cut
features, and, when ho is himself, a most win
ning expression. In early lite be studied for
the Epi.copal ministry, aud even now, when
he assumes tbe "white choker," as he often
doe?, looks like one. With him and Richard
Yates, on tho 4th of March, depart the last of
theinebiiate Senators. There may be plenty
of "drinkers" left, but no other "drunkards."
"Poor Dick Yates," as his brethren so often
called him. Probably never did living man
battle harder than he has done with an over-
Hiring appetite. An inherited une, burn
i blood, no one not thus cursed can dream
c puwer of such a foe, nor judge by the
right the sin of tbe sonl that at last sinks van
quished. Brave, generous, and cbild-bearted
—as the victim of the wine cup often is—llli
nois loved this, her favorite son, loved him for
himself aod for all that he bad done for his
native State; trusted him, bore with bim,
trusted him again—even when through weak
ness of the will he oft betrayed her faith.
How he struggled to be worthy of that trust in
tbe highest legislative council of tbe nation,
he only knows, and his God. But there came
an boiir whin it was too late; when affection,
intellect and will went down forever before
the insatiate foe. and Kichard Yates, but the
wreck of himself, to day trembling in his seat,
count* the days when his place will be filled by
One reason why Richmond and Virgi
nia bear so favorable a comparison with
other Southern States and cities (stys the
Philadelphia Press), and why they offer
the best inducements to immigrants, is the
increasing attention paid to education.—
I Richmond, with a population but a little
Mil excess of fifty thousand, now has soven
jty-two schools iv operation—thirty-nine
/for white and thirty-three for colored
.children. The average enrolment of schol
ars is 3,400, and thoso will have been edu
jcated at a cost of about $12 60 at the ex
tfpiration of the scholastic year. Pacta like
these in the general barrenness of the South
are like oases iv a desert. Iv the message
of tho mayor of the city, tn which wo are
indebted for these figures., occurs the fol-
Rog striking passage :
ewise liberality of the Council in provid
ing suitable school-houses will be, in my judg
ment, tbe highest title of your body to the con
fidence and applause of your fellow-citizen*,
for you have laid, with generous bands, the
foundation of a temple to intelligence and vir
tue which will eudure as long as these shall be
regarded the basis of tho prosperity and true
happiness of a people.
The Atlantic Monthly, wlvch iv point of
age is second on the list of American
magazines devoted to general literature
is inferior to none ia point of merit. Tbe
number of books, of good books, too
which have been reprinted from its pages
is considerable. The April number is a
most excellent one, full of interesting
reading, aud of a chaste and instructive
Govkbnor English, of Connecticut, has
issued a proclamation appointing the 7th
day of April as a day of fasting and
prayer. This will be four days after tie
election, and either tho Democrats or Re
publicans, which, it is not di finitely set
tled, will be called upon to observe it with
The Army and Navy Journal thinks
that the facts presented by tho report o
the committee which recently investigate*;
affairs in North Carolina show that the
g vcinment would be fully warranted in
declaring tho State in insurrection and re
Burning the direction of affaire there unde
one tido of the sheet-]
A Word to the Mechanic*.
To the Editor of the State Journal :
Too much faith is put tn systoms; wo
should look more to men. "Heaven helps
those who help themselves," is a well
tried maxim, embodying in a email com
pass the results of vast human experience.
Help from without is often enfeebling in
its effects ; but help from within invariably
invigorates. Men who are subject to over
guidance, and are over-governed, are liable
to become comparatively helple-is. Free
dom in all things is an inalienable right to
man. Fur its protection wo have laws,
but these, I am sorry to say, aro adminis
tered by the few, without tho consent of
Tho best institutions can give a man no
active aid ; perhaps, the best they can do,
is to loave him freo to develop himself, and
improvo his individual condition. In nil
times men have been prone to believe that
their happiness and wotl-being was to be
secured by institutions, rather than by
! their own conduct. Hence tho value of
legislation, as an agent of human advance
ment, has ever been greatly over-estimated
I recognize as proper, the unflinching
efforts of mechanics aud men of labo
throughout this State, to alleviato thei
financial and sjcial condition, which justly
deserves tho countenance at.d support c
all good aud honorable men. I believe th
time has come for every mechanic to pn
j his shoulder to the great machine, and pus'
with mi-iht, the great work of promoting
tho interests of labor, and seeming their
advancement in education and social eleva
tou. I believe it i< a duty devolving upon
all to assert and maintain tqunlity o
rights. Iv such a country as tln>, if it i
' not sought, wo are not worthy to have it
Believing, as I do, that temperance
morality aud religion form the chief basi
of good society, 1 assert that it is the iv
terest of humanity that the working
classes should receive the moans of at-
Uiiiiiig general culture, and they wht
toil ten hours a day are peers of the
ridiesl nnd proudest. I rejoice that
despite ths tnauy heart-rendering conflicts
iv political aud social life, this grand ok
State has reared her noble head and her
tne :hauics bow to no master. And I be
lieve that evoty workmginaa should be
ready to eolist earnestly to secure her
success and prosperity. I claim for them
rights whioh cat) ouly be obtained oj
legislation ; and, therefore, will ever bolt
that wo aro entitled to our share of repre
sentation in the councils of the State auc
The representatives of the people of lato
years have been chosen without regard to
tho claims of those working at skilled la
bor ; and I hold as a mechanic, that wt
should henceforth use the balloi as the bts
aud safest way to accomplish this end—
which is necessary for our social and pecu
uiary advancement. I recognize none bet
ter qualified iv tho councils ol the peoplt
than tho man who is thoroughly identinet
with us as a mechanic. What has passe,
cannot now be re-called ; but knowing a
I do what cau bo dono iv the future, I cal
upon the mechauics to look well to thei
iuterest. We can have what we want, i
we will do what is right It may be com
paratively of little consequence how a
man is governed from without, while eve
rything depends upon how he Is governed
withiu. The solid foundation of liberty
mist rest upon individual character,
which is also tho ouly sure guarantee of
social happiness aud national progress
Iv this consists the real strength of the
The workiugnwn feel that they are free
not merely because they live under thost
freo institutions which they havo assistec
to build up, but because each member ol
that class has the interest of the country
at heart ; and striving to enjoy that right
not only by freedom of speech, but by thei
strict adherence to the law under which
they live as a free people.
Such as Virgiuia is, she has been made s
by the thinking and laboring of her peo
ple. The action of the least know persons
has contributed to this general result. It
is skill that has brought order out of chaos
and started the machinery of industry
Science and art is an inheritance be
queathed to man, and it is our duty, as a
society, to hand it down to our successor
This spirit has in all times been a mark
ed feature in the character of a skilful mo
chanic, and furnishes the truo measure o
our power as a class. Kising above the
herds of tho masses there have been a few
individuals, distinguished beyond other
equally as skilful aud who should hay
claimul public homage Our progress as
class has also been owiug to a muiiilui!
of men uuknown in history. Only tb
general's name may bo known in histor
on a great campaign, still it has been man
ly by Ihe bravery of tho private soldie
that tho victory was won.
"The tatttDg hands alone are builders
Ufa nation* wealth and fame."
To the Members of Ihe Legislature o
To the Editor of the Sla f e Journal.
As the time for adjourning your body
almost at band, I, as a citizen and attor
ney-at-law of experience, do on behalf o
a majority of our down-trodden country
men, call your attention to theiucalculab]
importance of some action to modify, scale
or repudiate in many instances, the pay
ment of old debts, especially thine fouudei
principally on tho valuation of slave pro
perty and Virginia currency before the
war. The currency then is not the cur
rency now. Many contracts, &c, wero
founded upon and made payable in Vir
ginia money ; they are now made payable
in United States currency. Iv tho name
of justice and humanity and tho noble
escutcheon of our once exalted old Mother
State, take this question before your body
and enact souio law in reg ird to it, grant
ing relief to (hose whose faith and hope,
on this vital qnortioD, is concentrated in
i.' , ■
Public Meeting In Amelia.
A meeting of farmers from the lower
sod of Amelia, was held at Naunosiue en
Saturday, Marob 18th, 1871. After th.
object of the meeting w.is explained, a
committee Was appointed to prepare busi
ness for actnn whi.ii, after consultation,
made the foHowji g r port through i's
cbairfhau, Dr. J ... A ftobertaoo!
Whereat the agricultural interest of Vir
10 greatest evil which oppresses our interest
n this part of Virginia . Therefore,
Resolved, 1, That the introduction of capital
a a vital question, affecting the present and
ulure welfare ol the Stale.
Resolved, 2. That the c is no official or reli
able Information before the people or tbe Le
gislature of Virginia upon which can be based
aav intelligent and and praciicsl course of *c»
tion for tbo introduction and uso of capital to
be applied to the farming interest.
Resolved, 3 That wo therefore earnestly re
commend the passage of that "bill before the
Legislature to appoint an agricultural cnmtnis
•ion to go to Euiope to investigate the whole
•abject looking tn the introduction of capital
into Virginia in behalf of tbe agricultural and
manufacturing interests, and report to tbe nex
It,-solved, 4. That the taxes paid by the far
mer* entitle them to some consideration on tbe
part of the Legislature, and we therefore ask
its attention and action on tbis Important
Resolved, 6. There is no "organization" by
which the agricultural interest can make its
wants known, or its powers felt, therefore we
recommend the formation of an Agricultural
Society in each county in order to promote a
more energetic and judicious system of agrl-
K,.-solved, 6. That the railroads, with their
great capacity for transportation, and railroad
discussions, however important, will not bring
prosperity ro the people of Virginia while the
"lands" remain uncultivated, and wear tbe
grim smile of neglect.
| The preamble and resolutions were advo*
cated by Messrs Chafhn, Hamlin, and others ;
which, after further discussion, were adopted.
On motion of Mr. James Vaughn, the
newspapers of ihe Stale were requested to
j publish these proceedings.
On motion, it suggested that the |
"commission" consist of throe persons—
two from tho farming and one from tho
On motion, tbe meoting adjourned, sub
j ct to the call of tho chairman. !
Stith B illino, Sb., Chairman. i
Hiram I' flbuM BwrwUrw I
Utiinicilvr Fire In Norfolk. j
Norfolk, March 24 —Last night, a few
minutes alter 12 o'clock, a fire was disoov
rtd issuing from the windows of Wills'
are-house, on Nevisou street. Tho alarm
as promptly sounded, but in conseque, c»
' the iurtammable material stowed inside,
ie flames spread with area' rapidity, and
ion enveloped tho wh >le buildiug.
Thecieikof the E iz.ibeth Cily line of
earners and the private watchman were
sleep inside of the building, and barely
caped with their lives.
The ivaieh juse is occupied by Thomas
Hardy & Sous, commission merchants.
Tho loss is not yet ascertained, but it ia
iclieved to be quite large.
Finisrsl of the f.Kte John Jarrsttt.
Petersburg, Va., March 24.—-The re
nins of the late John Jarrau arrived io I
lis city yestorday by the 4 P. M. train
om Richmond. Thoy wero met at the
epot by the Mechanic*' Association, and
ken in charge by pall-bearers and >•*
--irted to th 3 Washington Street M E
lurch, where the funeral services took
After tho reading of Scripture selections
» Revs. Messrs. Rutherford and Hall, tho
atter gentleman preached a very iuterest
ng and touching discourse from the text
corded in 1. Cor vii. eh , 29. 30 and 81
ss. Ho spoke of the trials to which '.he
cpartel had been subjected in his latter
•ears, the loss of fori tine, loss of health,
nd the consequent blighting of his earthly
irospefts, and said these bitter troubles
cro but the chastenings of a God of
ercy to purify him for a better life, and
tho effect had been salutary.
Washington, March 24.—1t is said that
ie High Commission has agreed on tbe
am points of the fisheries question for
Ijustment, but the nature of the ounces
on on either side is not stated.
It is reported that there is a division of
ntimeut among the commissioners from J
an Dominao so serious as to justify the
lostponcment of action thereon.
Hon. Fernando Wood last night gavo a
rand reception to the New Hampshire
embers of tho House. Nearly all the dem
cratic members of Congress were present,
'hey were handsomely entertained.
The bill bridging the Arkansas river at
ittle Rock passed. It goes to the Presi
Assaolnatlon tn Missouri.
St. Louis, March 24.—Another murder
las grown out the assassination of deputy
nited States Collector Jenkins, at New
[adrid, some time ago. It appears that
'homas Grady aud Edward Newson got
nto a dispute at New Madrid, on Friday
last, about the murder of Jenkins,in which |
several other parties participated.
Two shots were fired, and ono of Gray's
ars was punctured. About ten o'clock
tat night Gray waa shot while standing
n the porch of his house, by some un
mown person. Newson, beiug suspected,
avo himself up. He denies any connec
on with tbe assassination.
Political Rnmors In Arkansas.
St. Louts, March 24.—A dispatch from
/ittle Book, Arkansas, says the impression
r. vails there that Senator Clayton will be
prominent candidate before the next
ational Republican convention for Vice
-It is stated by responsible parties that
ieut. Gov. Johnson received $16,000 for
esigning, and that Mr Whito, former Se
ctary of Stato, got $10,000 for giving up
is office that Johnson might have it.
Destructive Fire at Vlckaburg.
Vicksburg, March 24—A firo occurred
ou the levee yesterday, between China and
Clay streets destroying three-fourths of a
Ad-lie** U. 11. JSVAtNS k CO., 721 Market s>reet,
Philadelphia Pa. mh U—4w
A MAN OF A THOUSAND.
A A C-VHUMPXIVK CQRItiO.
Wh;re death was hourly pxprctt.-d from CONSU v P
TON aud yfll'ii A, i>:i iciut-ties baviun fulled ac
cident led to a di -ci-Tt tf whereby Dr. U. J nine*
hu ouly child. He uuw the recipe lYf-* ou ia
cnipt ol two striTuus to pay fcipfnae . Adiiiv-am CHA-'
--t-OCK A CO, 1,30*2 llacu sttiet, PlillftdalphU, Pa,
giyiAj, iifie t f paper inn 14 4w
tfl -T> $40 A D4ll—Ou j.iu wa.,t * B LUattuy
(TF . / UH II <>l'l* 111.1,1, ll* 01' U:'iir ll'HII". 1-0 W.'ll nil' IIP tW
M'unl White Wiro Cloth*'*. Uq*M K> lust loreVar. 1
Dott't ni a* tbi-* chance. Sample-* tree *lddra*>|
HUD.MJN RIVISK WIRE MJI.L J ,
held hist nigbt at Schntt's Monticelln Hall.
The Union has grown rapidly in strength, ten j
new members being initiated last evening, and
it now ri.mln rs some of tbe leading and most
respert-d mechanic? of all trades in tbe city.
Tbe best harmony and good feeliig prevails
among the members, and a Hrtrtl exists tn
build up an institution that will be an orna
in, i.i to the city, while it will greatly advance
the interests and welfare of the worklngintn
It Is expected that R. F. Trevellick, Esq.,
President of the National Labor UnitiD, will
be in the city next week, aud arrangements ara
beiog made for a series of public meetings, io
which be will explain tba designs and inten
lions ol Ihe body over which he preside*. He I
is an able and eloquent speaker, and has a na
tional reputation. Other gentlemen who bavr
embarked in this movement, with heart aid
soul, will also deliver addresses at these meet
inn*. Committees have been appointed by tbe
Union to carry out the programme mentioned
above, and due uotice will he gifto in tbe pub
lic prints, when it is bolted that the mechanics
and laboring men of this city and Manchester I
will turn out in their full strength, and give
herd to th.ir future interest aod welfare.
Thcoilire. Tlmmas. — Many years ago we
knew this magnilicent musician. Hewasthen,
symbolically speaking, a budding blossom ; I
only first violinist in Maretzek's Orchestra.— I
Intentionally or unintentionally, he was rival I
to Edward Mollenbauer, wbo, himself, was not I
far from being great Hut he lived to obtain
American tame; and at the time when Berg
man and Anschutz contended, be entered the
Olympic ring and brougbt his baton safe in
triumph to the summit of Parnassus. Well, I
be appears with what we un lerstand to be a
lull and fine orchestra before a Richmond au
dience to nijrht. 80 much the better. Great
music greatly rendered should be well and j
often heard. But if we had our selection>of
programme, we would exclude Wagner
from It. His music is too new for this
public's ear. It isdilliculi of comprehension
am bow. Wagner is lo music what Kant wa*
to metaphysics — legendary and iocnuiprehenti
ble in legend. What our people want is music
where greatness is intermingled with melody ;
sucb, for instance, as Rossini's overtures to
"Tell" or "S< mirauiide ;" either of the two by
Beethoven to "Fidelio;" tbat ol Moaart la
"Giovanni;" Mendelsohn's "Wending March;"
Meyerbeer's niarcb out ot tbe "Prophet.- •"
and any other selections of such schools. Bui
be is director, n-'t this writer ; and, of couiae,
»are rationally glad of it. Oue thing the
Br expects—one night to night of great en
uent; and he hopes that the assembly of
fellow-citizens may be lull aud worthy of
■ Hire Cnwt.—Tb" following "uses wire
Bed of by Police Justice White thi. I
j1 R. Hambrick, charged on « arrant with
rlully, feloniously nnd wilful.y swearing
y, touching a m iterial natter 011 a trial
of Gcinrge Onab ion, for felony, was required
to give security in tbe sum of $1,000 lor his
tearance on the 4lst, to wbicb time his case
continued. This r-bargo w*s preferred b
luel M. Page, whose reputation as k wit
for the Coiiinonwraltb vs Chahoon wa
ngled by flatub'ick and others,
smuel M. Page was rha'ged on wairai
he did unlawfully threaten and di I say
;if P ul R. Hauibiick did n,l sivear in the
ter ul the Commonwealth of Vugiuia v.«.
rge Chahoon that a certain amount of
money loaned by said Page to said Hambriik
came from George (Ibahimn, tbat t-e would
prnsecute tbe said [iambi ick kn aving the same
10 be false—thus try lag to make said Hambrick
s'.v ar to a falsehood against the peace and
dignity of the Commonwealth. Tbe ib.-o was
Napoleon G Mann, for unlawfully, felot
iouslj and wilfully 1 wearing falsely iri a mate
1 ial matter ou the trial of George Chahoon
charged with felony, was bailed in the sum 0
$1,000 for his appearance on the 31st, 10 whic
time tbe carte was continued.
Samuel M. Page anil F. Boie, for unlawful!
fighting on the public streets near the theatre
Page was fined $7 GO aud Boie $5.
Ben Harrison, colored, for a-aaulling ar
beating Lucy Wallace, was fined $1.
Lucy Wallace, for abusing and tresptssin
on the premises of Ben Harrison, was fiaed $2.
Briifi — Betf. 3 Ambler Weed, of th ■
city, died in Norfolk yesterday. He will be
The atmosphere was disagreeably cool this
morning. A high wind prevailed and it *••
Tho several Divisions of Sons of Temperance
of this city, all of whom are in a flourishing
condition, will very soon commence Ihn elec
tion of their officers for the enauinir quarter.
j Shnckoe Hill Division will load off to-night.
The Alexandria Gazette says of IfceMft. J. '
fteddy M Rocheford and John Mason, cot
milled to jail here last week by tbe Unite
States Judge for contempt ot court, that tbe
were confined here in a very dismal, dirty cc
They have been taken before Judgo Unde
wood at Alexandria on application tor bail.
The Pythian Library, in the ball corner o
Eleventh and Main stteets, is growing ver
fast. Tbe librarian will receive and place
' position all books sent bim.
j Fine Art. —We have roceived a copy of
cbromn picture, executed by our townsma
Mr. Ludwig, which is certainly beautilu
tasty and neat. It represents a lsdv in he
chamber looking at her watch, while in h
hand she holds an open letter. The featur
are true to nature, the furniture of the room
accurately gireo, and the coloring is admir
ble. The success of this effort, if he had ex
cuted no other, should stamp Mr. Ludwig
an artist ol decided merit. Our young frttn
M>. Benjamin Bates, at his bo k establishmen
No. 1 003 Main street, bas copies for side, anr
will take pleasure iv supplying all with tb
neat little parlor ornament.
Odd-Felloicshiv —'l be Grand Lodgi o
the Independent Order of Odd Fellow* will
meet in this city next month, when tbe breth
ren will make an imposing demonstration. J
Odd-Fellows' supper, we hear, will be given a
Johnson's during themes-ion. Powhatan Lod*
ia to consolidate with Friendship Lodge, I
tbe reason that the former will be able to <
I more good by that anangement than it ca
1 with a separate organization. No lodgo in ii
1 city is more flourishing ihan Schiller Lodg
which ia composed entirely of our Gsrmat
The State Librari/. —The keeping of tl
State Law Library at the State oourt hou
(Sycamore churcb) proves a great convenieu
to tbe lawyers, who are mostly interested
Ihe perusal of tho books composing it. The
are much pleased at the arrangement. TI
library now is almost a lawyer's Excbang
for iv representatives are always on han<
Runaicay Slieds —Qui c a little cxcii
m«ut wa* created yesterday morning, on May
street, by the running away of a pair of spu
ed young horses, anached to the private car
riage of Mr. J. B Lee. They were stopped
their wild caieei by running into the lence
rear of the Blenis House. No damage was don
beyond tbe breakiug down of a lew feet o
Getting Dull — The people, with lb
ending of the railroad war, havo lost all int
rest in the proceediugs of the General Asaem
bly. To-day neither Hove had a ball dor
outsiders in attend»nce. The members their
.elves looked listless and indiff-rent, and t'
apple and pie venders disconsolate.
fin se ia the very singular n nun ot the
capital of tbe Territory of Idaho. W
kave known some very capital b.rs in o
time, an 1 this may be one.
We have received fro, Messrs. J ihnsti
k Seldeu the "Atlantic" and ' Galaxy ;" also,
"Harper* Weekly" and "Frauk Leslie." —
i-ftit- tquatrt). ana inaortlou I 7b
>cc tquarti, two rti*ertiou .' 3*
r >ne fq nan*, thref insertion* ITf
me iqnare, fix Inner Hon* f ft
►ne «qnire, ■ nveitfon*
r>ne *qa«re, oue month
*n+ antmm, tiro mouth*. , }f m
sual, and with incieated attraction*. The
roprietor*. the Mes*rs. Piyton, have taken
adis B. Luck, Esq , late of the Hpnlawood
lotel, as one of their partner*, and the Soring*
his year will enjoy the benefit of his extensive
and varied experience a* a bolel keeper. Ha
was, during hi* active career here, one of tbe
most popular Boniface* that ever undertook to
ater.tor the traveling public. Ilia repn'alion,
ndeed, is coextensive with the limit* of tbe
c hole country Tbe White Sul|.hue Springs
re the old stamping grounds of all the nota
bilities North and South. All who visit tbe
■laoo this summer may be assured of a warm
welcome and plenty of good food.
No Skating at the Rink this afternoon,
tut to -morrow morning (Saturday) at 10, the
unit will be open for skating. *
The Chahoon Case- Mr. Geo. D. Wise
commenced and concluded yesterday io tbe
Hustings court bis argument in this case oo
behalf of the prosecution, aod was followed by
H. H. Wells, Esq., for Chaboon. Mr. Well*
finished bis atgument this forenoon and waa
followed by JtKteH Crump on the same side.
At, o a brief summing up liy Mr. Wise in con
clusion, the case will be given to ibe jury pop
sibly thia evening. Tbe veracity ot several
witnesses in this case have been sought to be
impeached —more we tupped for the gratifi
cation of personal feeling than any desire to
futlher the ends of justice.
Yesterday moruftig, tn the harbor of
orfolk. the steamer John Sylvester, in back
ig out from her wharf, ran into the echooner
eventj-Six, striking her on the bow, which
as stove in and badly damaged.
Governor Walker i« recovering from a
ecent severe indisposition, which has pro
ented hi* daily attendance at bis oilice for
ver a week.
Appointment. —Mr. Win
■ as been appointed on the police force, to fill
ie vacancy caused by the death of officer
The Henrico cumy court having dis
posed of most of the cases on its docket, will
There will be no skating at tbe Rink until
Saturday morning at 10. •
I Ttie "Fountain." at the Alras-Hou** a
To ihe Editor of ihe S'mte Journal:
| When I read iv the local column* of your
paper an account of the "fountains" costing
near a thousand dollars, thinks I, tbey must
j be splendid specimens of art, and 1 walked to
the alms-house to see them— and they were
worth tbe walk. Tbey rise majestically (!)
about .foot. There is a very nice cut granite
b rrder surrounding the pools, but the foun
tains—sucb a curiosity I They are not made
of marble, 6'ooe or iron; and as a work of
art. tbey are a cross between a watering pot
aod a hee-guin, and lor durability, they will
b- lit'.le better than straw or pasteboatd. Well,
the) are made ot fin/ Tax-PaTaa.
McKBNNRV that ntei to|he under the SpeUwocd,
back agaru on street, at 823.
HOWE HKVVI.VQ MACHINES.
u'lerlcVri pattern-*, for ottitlltg nny garment worn
f Ltidits, Oafftr.il or Mi-He .
All kiuil. ol SkWI -.';» KaQOIXM for KENT.
THK FBl!?.—J,tags li, r. -i,-: or. SCHULT* I.
boneficte-r. flia tiaiiifess meio of t***tfo*j Corn.,
unions, ui:d Valla iaeorta u!y admirable." Strau
e.i., n iiieiii >er the oiHce on N'-rnoeeutti street, near
fuiu. Ladle* and cldldrjo a-tt-u led *
TlMMl'fON'tj POVault l>PK*« ar a dressing
tr tho Hair h all that is required: pnr,dy vegetable
iid highly perfumed, it reditu--, improves aud beatt
iflts the Htitr, strenntbeni the reota, and gives it \
Mi, glossy apre-ara a«. For sue t,y all dru.-v.-t"
'rice. 00 and 75 cents per bottle.
THURSTON 1 IVORY PJfcAstti TOOTH POWDER
s strongly i.ci.tiiuionded as tho ban dentilric.
uowu. It cleanses aud preserves the teeth, liard.ru
he gems, swee-tvus tli. breath ; and, containing no
Mid or gritty MbataMe, is perfectly harmlesa. nod
an be used dally with great advantage, fciird by ail
druggists. Price, 26 and 50 cents per Initio.
JOUVBN'S INOOOiIOUS Ktl) DUOVK CLKA.N
EK.~ By fts aid g107e3 can bo gui kl y oud repeated
y cleinsd ami ru,i.lo equii to i.tnv; t-vou wheu l.dly
oilfid they can bo rtailifjf restore i. It is *a*. of up
plication and is perToctly free 'rein liny odor. For
dp by druggis** and fancy goods deale-s. Price, V*
outs a bottle.
WOYIAN AM) HBR CUARUS —I-ors your"»■!'• or
mjlitcr ever call on yen for uiooey to buy a uo-v
ress or bonnet ? You supply their wants with
leavure. of course. But now thoy nr« si kly—ee
ls aud cmacieited, and ure always emitting aud com
pliluing when you go hora-. Now gladden their
:,,,■;, by sending to the em/sloe and procuring a
b .ttie of Kn-.'llsh Female I!itte,-», wiiiou will «oco
0 AI.B OF THlf EFfECTS OF TUB BANK OF
In obediance to a decree of tb. Circiut Court of
th. United uteri for tho District of Virginia, th* uu-
will, on the
29th DiV OF JCNB NEXT,
beginning at 10 o'clock A. M., at tbe Court-Hou*.
door of said Court, in the Uu-tou.-Uou»e bunding, in
toe c-ty of Richmoud. make sa'e, for cash, ot el! th.
S.FIKOTSof the BANK OF VIKOINIA, co ,ti-l g
of BUN iH, 81,1.3, NOTES, JUUOME.NTi, DE
CREES, and whatsoever e!-e there be.
Crodito s of llu Ban*, whoso claims have been al
-1 «ed, are, under-aid die cc, entitle 1 lo sot » ff at
par t eir claim, against any pnrciiariei of said t-llecti
i hey m-iy make
A do.crip ive Out of sail uflerts mybe.oen at tho
couuliug-hou-oof B. C.T.rdy, oneo' the uudorcgued,
•a RfvonU-sD'h and Dock street*, or at the of&L* of
D. J. haunters, on Eleventh ktrt c', bttvvecn Main
and Bank, iv Richmond, whfch tho public aro in
vited to call and examiu. This list will be piinUid
for circulation, aud it will b. adver ised when leadv.
DAVID J. SvU.Vilt.UB,
S C. TAHDY,
Receiver.! Back of "Virgin,!
March 24th. 1871. BtaM-Uaa
'|VUh SOUTHERN MeVXJIATJON.—KAKFL.I
I lortbe Benefit of the Widows and Ophausof
the Southern Slates.
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Witness my Itand, at Richmond, Va. Jtbis 21th day
BIMMONB * CO., 0. Q. TOMPKIvs,
OKRTIF[O4.rF.a OF KAFFLIS, can bo pnichased
from 0-.pt. W. I. D.VBN'KY, at tlio Branch offlco, No
3, Eleventh street, one door fron Main
SINGER SEWIrTQ MACHINE,
TUB BEST FOR ALL KINDS OF WORK.
Its Sales indicate It; Dnrab lity and Popular'
prove it; ita Work confirms ft.
137,833 SOLD LAST YEAH
NO OTIIBR MACHINE SOLD SO MAX*
Wo n-.-tther forca nor crowd sales. The Maih.
must rtautl opoa *s<i merits Call a,.d cxamin.it
Sewing Machines REPAIRED.
SHAFFER A RTRONO,
nib 10-iHjis MS Main street
IO UKPa' PliKl'l.N.l (l ■»— Wearo no. pre-
Csp»red to fill .1,1.11 for on New Metallic Cartridge
Byortiag kUaaa,of varioui o-n-it,. and calibre. For
, leni tafrt),wt i ninund our Bte.ch Lea I
lev, a*aap*rtoriaavert resp-ct to auy oiL.rs
. -.. Fo- I'iic.-idt-s giving lull description and
lo SHARPS' RIFLE MFO. CO., Hart-