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Tucsday Mo'rnig, February 6, 1866.
New Advertisemen ts.
Ktchin, Mccfaster &'Co., advertish
a variety of 4oods..
DuBose' Egleston & Cd., have re
ceived a lot o'liir, &6.
See "Pni)lie *Notice" of meeting of
Commissioners of roads.'
Fisher & Lowrance advertise Iron,
We have receivetl a neiw and la-ge
supply of paper suitaAle to jo) printing
of all descriptions.
Speeh of Stevens.
rlhe correspoident of the .Heralei
11i1 i narrates an, impressive scene - it
Congress upoin tht production of the
C. 1.stitutional AitliInieie't- bill by Mr.
Steivens : "The itmenmient retiris to
Slie louse emasCtiat.of its provisions
f1r the apportionnent of direct taxes;
otherwise it is unchanged' Althopugh
there was no longer any excuse for 'de
bate. M r. Stevens gave Gentral Schenck
live mitimtes to preseit his inevitable
amendment to the amendment. Schanck
has a hobby as well as Stevens, and
- hey differ congiderably in color.. Mr.
Sheieick woldtil iiapportion representa
tives accordi'nk to nu'iter of m)ale citi.
zens of the United States over twenty
one years of age who are votira, in the
proportion of otie representative for eitch
hnid'iredand twentydive thousand vo
ters, regardless of the~efleet uplon New
jYork. whe--e half the foreign populat.ion
hav'e niever been franchised ; even M is
soiiiri where half the n.atives have beenl
d-isfranchised for rebellion, and assa
chisetts, vhert the population can Lv
er he franchised on accont f sex.
Seenck's amendment was vot'd down
t the first opportuuity, an( -Thad's pro.
plosition passed by it reqisite two-third
Pndiig thio question, Mr. Stevens
med4(o anl Impr-milv-s 7-1
oietvh:t. acrimio ns speue, of fory
minutes'.duration in defence of he rac
tIce of nlieding tlie consitu1on1(:-1
"'rhw, we had been informed by tie
high authority of a pundit at, the-other
411d of the avenue that:' no aniendnients
were needed, bit we'disagree witli him."
He fo'nd fEmt generally with the botch
ed work turned out by the fathers who
framed the constitution, and invoked
God to forbid that, he ihould ever adopt
the sentiments of Raymond and "the
man at the other end of tle avenne"
against repairing it. Referring to the
A-sociitedA Press despatch pu'rporting to
givEn the President's vi'ews on the topics
now before the Hose, Stevens animad
verted on tho-PresidEnut's conduct with
great severity. and said-"Such contIt
on the part of a ritish king a few
years a o wonid have cost that king his
.head." Mr. Ingersoll,. of Illinois, a fat
routnd repuiblican, wvanted to know
Thad's anthority for crediting the qnthor
ship of the press despatch to the Presi
dent, whlen the sarcastic old radical re
plied that he really could not divulge
any of tho secrets betweeni the' Presi
dhent and himself. Nearly every .depk
in the hall, except those :in Mr. Ste
veins' immediate vicinity, was .vacated,
and, a black ring * of mem'bers formed
around the itupassioni.ed old man. Hiff
frequent allisions'to "tjbat mari at the,
other end of the avenue" anid his little
friend from New York provoked. laungh.
ter. Thiad hopes the amendment will be
adopted by ninieteen States a'nd'liecome
- part oif the organio la~ . H 'norey
* the Southern States is bloven dr d 1ip.
shrivelled nonentities. All to Andrew
Johnson's endorsemnt,. fi villn'iake no
sort of difference Methbr he',atddigs it
or not. It was very ki -ei'itin how
* ever, in view of the -fact thiat.ongge
would not ask Jim for it, aty) bie
views to them broughi the newspapers.
'rho old ma own, with his *Iips
compessetI itel, boltsupihte
IHale laid their heads together . atd Ia.
'boredwithi republicans' Io.VOte asrini$
i, Green GUay sonii, 1nym1iue lj l0
while Juilgo Hale and Raymond suppli
cated Davis and Griswold, to st.and b)
the President. Jenckea from.Rhoile Is
land, El.iot and Baldwin of-Ma'sachu
setts, vidted against the amendment or
Stimner's acc6unt. That distinguishe<
gentleman is deeply -disgusted at tht
passage of so conservative an instiu
ment. The war betweet Stevons ant
"the man" may be said to have coin
Leopold's Ronantle Career,
The opeiing of the career of Leoprnl
is narrated by Alison (Vel. IV., p. 450)
and i, as roimantic as any that forms th<
staple of 'sensation -novels:
One other ,cicumstance, of domest-c
interest in its origin, but of vast impor
tence in its ultimate results, deserves t<
be recorded of this eventful period. A
Paris, during the sty of the allied mow
archs, there was Lord - -, who ha<
filled with'acknowledged abilitv a ihigi
diplomnaticsittiation at.their hea'dquiaters
during the latter period of the War. Hi:
lidv, of high rank, had joinyl him t<
partake in the festivitiu's of that brilliani
pqriod, and with her ( yo reative
equally distinguished by h uty ani
talents, then appearing in )e fresh
ness of opening youth. A lnent: visi
;or at this period in Lord 's fanil
,was a young officer, then nn aid de
camp to the giand. Duke Constantin.,
a youiger brother of the an Ient and il
lustrious family in' Germany, but. who,
like many other scions'ot nobility, had
more blood in his veins. than mniey ip
his pocket. The young. aid..de-canm
speedily Was captivated by f.he graces
ofthis Etglish lady ; and when the sove
reigns wer. about to set out for Eng
land, whither Lord was to accoi
pany them, he hitterly lamented th!
scantiness of his finances, which prevent
Ud him from following in the train o
suh attraction. Lord - good, it
m1or11dly told htimt he Should always fini
, l4ace at his table %ihen not other\vise
engaged,' and that ie would.Imt, him i1
the way of seeilnrY nil t t gr!d in th
British metropolis, *hichi he would'pro
bablv iever wee tosnch advantage ligaili.
Sn'elt an offer, es eci.ally'when t'econlded
by such itfltencts, proved irresistible,
rinld the yotmg German gladly followed
hemn to London. lewas tinre speedi
Iv introduced to iind ore long distiewv-'
J.1-4 *- + vioarpittit. mne
lected alliaice with the Prince of orango
had n-centlv been broken off. Though
te Princesi emairked hi'n, how ever, it
was v6thiing nore, att thAt. tine, thal' a
passing regard. for het .thongltta Wer
Lthen more seriondly 'Mcupied byanioth.
H. Having receivedf at, the srame time,
what he deeted some encotfraiv-inent,
the young soldlier proposed to the Prin
iess and was refused, and subsequtmly
went to V -num, - ddring' te sitting of
the Congrear at that llace, where his
sMIsceptiblt heart wias speedily engrossed
in another tender affair. Invincible ob.
stacles, however, presented itm':el ve.
to the realization of Lthe Princess Char.
lotte,s views. which lia'N led to her. flist
rejection ofebe gallai.t German ;he re
c'ived a friendly. hint from Ljondon to
make his attention to the- flair. A ust rin
less reiarkable ; h rtuirned to the Eatg
lish capital, ligain proposed to the Etg
lish princeAs, and was accepted It was
Prince Lieopohtt. of Saxe Cobturg; atd
his subsequaent destiny, at,'d flhat of hui
family, exceedis all that romance his fig
uired of the marvelous. Ije married tht
heiress of-England ;' aifler her. lamnented
and he espioused a daughter cf F'ranct,:
he was offered the -throne of Greece; ht
at~cepted *.he brown qf Belgitim. It
consequence of' his. elevation, one of hi
tnephiews has mer.lied the heiress o
Portu'gal, another the Queen, of Engla nd
snd the accidehtal fancy of a young Ger
ighin officer for a beautiful Erighlt lady
has, in-its nltimate 'resumlts,, given threm
kingdoms to his family, placed on one ci
his relatives the crow-ri of the grea tee
eripire that, has .xisted in the work
since the fall of Rome, .and restored t<
Engbaind'in' hazardous times tij. ines
tireable blessing of a' direct line of sue
uession to tshie throne.
-Tu, C.&sz .3aOLY -PU.--In
speoial dispaitch to the Chicago T'ibune
dated Washington, January 22d, wo
find the following:
TIhe.Pi-esident to day in conversatior
with Het. Mi&. Lawrence, of Penntsvl
venia, asked the .following question
"tuould yon- justify the Governor o
Vrgmnia, or tie Governor of Tennessee
igrong a bill passed by the State Litg
slpture, agamstt which nine-tentheo -o
siis citizenfi of the State had entero
their protest ?" Hie then- rematkec
that he considered hiimself' alaced io.jitel
be position lie had indlcated toward thi
peblo -of tis District..
The London riovelty is aheapley
nurdian ticet to A marina and ba,
The subjoimed C in a fair contributor
- we'publish with os profounlest bow.
The epectacle hnvever which Afforded
the climactic to ' 's" "satisActio n" is
precisely what we faih d to derive any
ienterahRniment fron We urge thereforo a
remonstrance "ger le but deep" against
the concluding pro osition.
The editor of News, in his ihighly
conplinentary a pleasing sketch of
"theExhibion," last Thursday night,
refrained, through eelings of modt-st*
from mentioning *the Modern Adonis,"
atq one of the Taqeaux introduced, to
the audience, dimrig the evening. It
was piqant and. ovel and the air of
perfect indifferene:, with which "the
Adonis" treats hi fair admirers, merits
especial notice. 'Ih the s-cond veiie,
his sutdden fall frotV the dazzling height,
which he thoughthidhad reached. is anins
ing. and when we hind him on his knees
to her, who first khelt to him, and co
que-ited by ' those who howeq it his
shrine, our satisfaction is complete.
The tout-ensenble was admirable, and
we vote a repetition, at the next enter
General 0. b. floward, of tlie Freedman's
Bureau, leaves iVashington on a lecturing
tour-. Ile -will visit the Sttates of Massa.
clht'setts and Maine, and will address the
people of the principal cities of those two
Staes on freedman's aflairs.
It is ituderstood-that the cmmissioners
appointed to revise the interbal revenue.
laws recommend the repeal of the teni per
cent. ad valorem duty on ten. and that. :a
tax of ten per cent. additional, when the
article is iinported direct froi the country
of -its production, be itapo'sed.
-*Parsoni" hIrownlow has vritten a letter
to Spenher Colfax in favoror the admiission
of the members of Congress ,ornm Tentes.
see. lie says they are "loyal." and can
take the oathi. The "Parson," however,
.tongly to tle adinission t rhe members
from any other of the late rubellious States.
The Secretary of the Treasury is still
greviously perplexed in consequence of ai.s
inability to find persons pt the South t) act
is agents who can tale th6 Congressiotal
oath. Otherwise th * this, the applicants
fqr collectorships a~ Bfirat-rate men, well.
recomed nlfJesty, industry, &Q.,
b_-os e n i
obilge to ge foha ibest lh an.
By direction of thq Ordinance Depart-.
mont, the ordnnnce,depois at Nashvillo,
Tenn., hIilton hlead, 8. U., and Fart Lea
venworth, Kanistas, have been discontinued,
and the otlicors ritlieved.
.ut one Nutional -innk was established
lnst week- lie Chtattahoolhie National Betk
of (hnlmmumalus. Georgia, with a capital of
$100,oo. The total number* of Nattional
hanks now in operation is one thousand six
hundred and thrity,
An urgnntt pressure is being made to in
ulu'ee the President. to issue an order -res
tering the Arlington estate to Mrs. General
At a late convention of negroes al. Augus.
ta, Georgia, resolutions. were adlupted op.
Posing ufldversal suffrage, but favoriug atmf.
trage for.buch blacks as can r4ad mtid write.
The paragraph gaing the rounnis about
General hlood's marriage is untrue., Gen.
Hood is still single and Mliss Preston is in
Acomemiporar, -says there Is a general
desire to know who is President, Andrew
Johnson or Thad. 8tevens.
A mong the dleaths In New York last wqek
were 193 children under' five years of age.
That terrible Eatitern plague, the
cholera, hias found its way to this conti
n.ent, at last, landing first on one oE the
West. India islands, where its ravage.
aro described to be altiost lmfobsitrmtetd.
One hundred and th'rty-ono deaths a.
day, out of -a population of hut tent
thoutsnd, is a ratio which w sill soon
change ainy peopled loot 'ty into a soli.
talde.. It.. appears to. at.isfactorihy
known that the pestilene was broumght
direct from Marseilles, a essel having.
arrived from that port ith cases on
board ; and irom tke clot ng of two of
the passengu;; winch w washed on
shoure, the disease was co tmnicated to
time fatnily performinig thsat ervice, and
thetnca snread with frig ul rafpidity.
-The family in intestion .a died. The
pilot of the vessel .was pla d un r m4r
rest for hise crimiatl, niegl etee int not
'nforming thp authocrities <t he lsnd-oI
the fatal car'go df infection se brought.
A'pprehensuiotis wer& lik ise 'felt mit
Havanna, at lag accouant4 a 'veitd
jet. arrived rfrom Oadit. igh'i nihe
~sithilary. infectedd With s~ devasta
dint piegue-a.orc b '
1'iai island, itsslilI'rI d'elt .
It s, at out door.- Chao New,.
<'Al 9agle 'was shof/in B ti t
MA,,.i vel before lastk ih
th* Li -frn ha
Cen. Sherman's Explanations about the r
WAOiilNGTON, Feb 2 --The question I
having been submitted to Gen. Sher. 1
man, wLo is now here, . its to what he
moant by his miitary order turiiing
over the Island land;'in South Carolina
so the negroes, he has stated to a com
nmittee of gentlemen from that State,
and also, written'a letter to tle -President,
that i-. was only for temporary purposes,
and was not intended to last' longer
than when peace was declared, - atid the
rebels laid down their arms and -tAnmit,
led to the laws. t
This faet-is of.great importance, ats it
has been intintained by legislators that
the reverse of this was .Gen -Sherman's
idea. He also. aya.tlhat. lie only intend,
ed the lands to be used for the aged and
helpless freedmen, and he distinctly
says that'the title -of the freedmen could
last, only so long as the war lasted.
Mexican News from the Rio Granle.
Nrw On.:'x-xs, Pib.,2.-Late Matn
moras dates have ben received.iter.
Baydad was'abandoned on .the 20th
.f;nnary by the Liberals and by the
Uitred States ghird..which had been.
The Imperial troops reeltered the
Npi yall 'the mbrchants of Mato.
mors, *1Iexicau and foreign, and among
ie formelar,several prominent and infln
ential Libe-al v ave published a solemn
irit(st againt the co're of the United
Stets( armv and thecivil oflicers on the
Texas side of the Rio Prnnde, charging
Iteni as- beinig, responpible for the troll
bles and onutrages. on tha-tt. frontier I ac
ting asthe' partiznR of Juare-r, who has
no nore foothohld or hasis of operations
on-liat froniiiertfianl that. Afforded by
liio said Alleilds, alid- speak in severe
terms of their condp#et. Its truth is offi
cialy c'ertifled to Ov the consis otSpain,
Frai nce and Great Britain resident At
latauroras. . . -
' Congresaional News.
WA8tilNGToN, Feb. 2;--The United
States Seliate to.dy, discissed the bill
providing for protection t0 all persons in
tleir,.:ivil rights, and a(ter a long debate
lpasse. it by g'vote'of 33'to 12.
The United Stated House of tepre.
senitatives9 wais engagt~ed -in dilAenssing.
the bill- enlarging the powers of the
Major.Generals Meade and Thomas
appeared, -on .the floor of the United
States lopnse of Representatives, to.'day,
when a-recess was t len. . The Speak.
er, in a few c'omplmentasy remarks, in
troduced thenm to the -body. They re
turnel ' their thanki .in short: speeches;.
and, bn moiion ofone 'f the 'members,
three cheerd was given by theHonise
The Presidn .Reeolnmcntts a Miinister to
* St. Domflhgo,
W ASHINOoN, Feh 2.--The Presi
1dunt teday transmitteda'message to thme I
Senate nominating, a Ministe'r to the
Republic of St. Domingo, n'se believed
the commercial interests of the conntry
would be benefitted by recognizimig that
Republic, whilst s-yhb would accord wiihf
thes settled policy 'of tho United 8'taes.
*Later from Europq-,
Niew - Yonx, February .I.--Thf '
iteamship Africa, with Liverpool .dsies
to the 21st., has arrived att 1iahifax.i
The Liverpool Cottoi' Market open a
da half pemiy lower,, but; tplied and I
recovered the decline for mi tillngs.'
The sales of' the 'week ouinted to
afty-seven thousand bamle, en thousanid
>f which weare .on 7,ri the market a
'i1 6(on' Mlark ni Saturday, the
10ti i ruai-y, .w 'ohanged ; the
ales 9f~i~ day r.ea 3d bales. '
'1he - rie P- ksett that the Ein,
*J 4apoleen ~ipt to Itexico, to,
IdNgefr piedy return of the
Eh troona. a t
LohIAinII uttud, Texas.
NEw OaI.A.Ns,' Feb. J.-The Co:m
nittee on the Judiciary of the Honse of
lepresentativea of Louisnint, Iamve re.
iortedodvorsely on all plny <r'bills
ooking~ ita SypyLaW.
Governor. .1amiltx'n, o1 xas, lis
Lpponted Mi-. ,Alexas der Attorney
3eneral for that'Sta~e.
A Natiohal Bank, with Capital of a.
nithon w'onld go into oparation shortly.
Nxw . ORLEANs,-'ap.. 31. --'Latn
yalveston dates have be(. I received
vhich sate.that'Ottega, at San Anto.
iio publiihed a protest, tvi President of
he Supren' Cqurt of MIex ico, against
e decrees of Juarez aimed at him in,
'Galveston and Houston papers Lou'
rndict..thu report of 'lie negligence of'
he Texas surgeons at the time the
>rdher of theoPresident met his death
)y accident of' a wound..
All the delegates to the Convention
lia endorse the President's policty.
Gov. Hamiltof is said to he mofe in
kcco'rd with the Radicals 'ihan.with the
N.:w Youx, Feb. 2.-Cotton dull..
ales one thousand bales at 48 to 49c..
per lb. Gold, 401.
MAoni*.: February 2.--Sales to-day
iiont to fifteen hundrid bales at 45 a,
15c. per lb. SalesA of the week eight
thousantd fivo hundred alpd fifty. Re
.eipts of the week fourteen thountid
4x httntdred und firty nine. Exports of
th week sixteen thotsand nine hun.
rIred and two. Stock eighty-onei this
And eight liundrfd and eiglit. Gold 42.
LETTER FReut -Gp.-Ii:RM. W. T.
SHKHMAN.-The Alexandria, La., Den.
ocIat, of t he 6t inst.. prints the follow.
ig exract from a private letter of Gen.
Sherman to a friend in 11apides Parish:
I have seent several. utimbers of the
Louisiaina Democrat, in one of which I
net a cetnioti Inistake which I limve
ol.Serv(I before, attributing to Bragg
nd - Beatregard my appointment tas
,peritendent. of the StaLe Seminary
it, 1tio.1 was at Leavenworth City,
a memeber of a law firm, when General
Buoll,- i hen Major i:n the Adjntant.
Gede'ral's offhee, ot duty near the See.
r-tary of War, sent. m the invitation
fort applientits for the difle'rent professor.
hips. which he. hvd 'receved from
Geineral G.lasiont fraefam. I applied
ind was ippmnteil jist as yol were at.
,hie samce tiejee. .Beatregard had no
tgoen.v ie the matter att all, and lQrngg,
who was my ap licant ; tor lie told mo
heat, ignoran ti o, fat, lie had reconi
tiended Jenkinqrfor thec same officet. I
tm under no 1*rsoenal bligations to
tither Bragg or Beauregard in the mat.
er. though both weren uost friendly to
ne all the time I was in Louisiana, but
lot itn a way to lay me uider obligation
>f any or't, nor was I n:.der obligations
,0 anybody that could quialify -my alle'
pnnce.. I was ,hired by a contract,
.-arned my pay and received it.
Again, thni idea is given -out that I
eft Louisiana pledged not, to take ser
rice agajnst the doneth Tnhat yon
<no0W is. absurrd. At that day no one
at the Souati expected war, but I al
pays told you-anedothers that war was.
'he irnovitla ble result of" secession. J1n
nf9 last interview with' Bra'gg at the
imtel in Newv OrleadisI may havo 'j.
hat 1. dish not go North to seek milit~
ervice, whicje was true, for I'- e oI
ere,(to St-. Louis) -and corresponded
with'ybu frorgi hisFe.. -Even out' orth.
rni papers-mestake my positiona. I re
ulsed tr enter the yelupteer force call
cut by Linpoly-'the 75,000 caljk-b
'snsp I cowsidered that. i~he rebelli
v"as 406n(yi to infolve the whole Sou
nd could be . hahadled only- by v
rthliee, and these. of reg~laua. I nir
n army so large as to maike your
Btut events have ' drifted otherwie.
ad thank God elt il over. - I t hink such,
thing will never. be dre.amed1 of again.
wish you'all well-: Iwish the South,
rell, and I htavp tiders a~seourge, thiic.
ow tnech better -th~aa ;it was I tlen,
len. But fer - r s o e' oti-r' of that.
cheol. Present bie kudif to your as
aeiates, and writanm lly and frnky
a of' ol. r :!adfak
GaUWKar. flu r u RKPY.'..A, d ,
atch to. the Western- e s
GqerailButlr's, rply will not ~
ome u.d. fo1t seveen4 week. yet. C
un red-andae' ty-loor psges~ of it
evoted to .,~o'yof'the general t
srg orations 19[ to May, 1884.