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Lelter from lion, Frank P. Blair.
We have bequ peruitted to pub
lieh the following letter from ion.
Frank Blair. ' will be read with
WASINGTON, D.O, May 21,1872.
Josplh F. Jolmston, Selma, Ala.:
DAn Silt: I have yours of the
17th. I entirely -agree with you in
thinking that the South, which alone
ean cast an electoral vote for the
Democratic party, should have its say
on the present phsiase of polio..
I agree with you also in thinking
that it is useless, and worse than use.
less to undertake to run a %traigbt
Democratio ticket. Even if it were
possible to elece, the candidate would
be counted out, and if not counted
out, would be piowoless to do any
thing with the Sonate agnint him.
In my opinion the Tennessee lead
should be followed ty every Southern
State. It annout be concealed that
the South i6 for Greeloy, and is for
him not as an expedicnt to obtain
power over the Federal Ouvornmenit,
but as a monus to obtain peuce and
the restoration of good relations be
tween the citizens of the Southern
States nod between that section of
the Union and the'North.
The election ol Greeley will not he
a sectiunal triumph. He mill be
supported by boib betions, and hence
he will be the representativo of Loth
and will be able to restore fiater
Grant respects only the conquering
scotion, and has no faith in the muain.
tenance of peace save by the sword.
Io ial disorders, which can only be
suppressod by local power, he makes
the 1.retext for supprosing local pow
oritself. It is like curing a tempo
rary lamenobs by cutting off a limb.
I think the Suuthern States should
all declare for Grooloy, but in doing
so should declare that they did so as i
inanifestntioun of their desire for petce
and the to. toration of harmony be
tweon tih sections ani between the
races resident in the South, and with
a view to inaugurating an area of
V% orbees is a man of strong feeling
and was warmly onlisted for Judge
Davis. llo will, I have no doubt,
support Greeley, notwithstanding his
present declarations to tle, contrary.
I hopo so, for his own sake, i.s well
as for the sake of the cause. lie
cannot support Grant, and lie will
.have to choose between Gireley and
Yours truly, FR ANK P. BLAIR.
( &lma (Ala.) Tines.]
The Wolf litint.
We are informed by Mr. Van S.
Jones, that on lawt Situ-day, lie. in
company with about sixty men and as
many dogs, started out through the
deep ravines ond thi2k imigles of T.
le Rock, on a hunt of the mischiev
ous wolves that had .eIn destroying
so nmany of the neighbors sheep.
Late in the afttrno~on, they got upon
tho track of the wolves, and just be.
fore n'ght denned themi in as huge
cave, jiut back of the rock, in 0 reen
the eave determined to await the rio
ing of a new born sun befure comimene.
ing hostilities. As soon as the crim-.,
Cuon flualh of morning appeared in the
east they began the ir piepiariatiion for
the attack. By the timse the siun had
psecped from behdind the hills overy
thing was ini remn'esi and m1ir. G ales
pie, the modern Putnami, with torch in
one hanud gun in the other fearlessly
ontored the cave. A t the d epth ot
aibout thbirty or forty feet, hie es.
piedl thec gleaming fh.,h!sin'g eyes of the
an ial , andi heard its i-asvensous growl.
Raising h is gun quickly to hsir should
er-hle fi red andl beat a hbuty ret reat.
' ir. Ca nt rd f then ente redl, and at
about the same d i-tance, met the fiery
eyes of the basihiak set upon hims with
the same beastly ferocity. B. inging
cold "smzoke,'' to his thoulIder, lie t ook
deliber to aim and fired. The echo
rang thr enghi the tilangular cav.e, 1 e
vertberated along its sides amnd downs
the long dee~p p:ongs, fa inter and lain
ter, until it died away inm the dist auce.
Everything was now still as deathm,
and M1r. C. stood alone ini the cave
straining his eyes into th 3 black soli.
tutdo of the den to catch anoithi r
glimpse of the aninmals eye. Bunt no1;
theeye nio longer g leamsed and lie
growl was no Ion ger liens d. Crawling
cautiously for waid ho soon camse upon
the huge nionater wallonirkg in the
crim-on goro as it spouted from theo
by its hind legs ho drew It to the
mouth of the cave, whero he was
* reeted by shoets of applause fromt
his comrades. Several ot the party
-then etetred to explore the cave, arid
~ oiond eigh.6 . wheolps, cubs or pups,
Wilitever you pleaso to call thm.
hoseb~'thy~ dispatched in - short order.
The oldt onomias two arid a half feet
;'ihi- nd'measured sIp foet froim tip
*to -tip. ' T'he yelpittg 5f' ho~unds, the
i: hall64thf of me/ rn~the-loud, long
shi ill blast of thme hunter's hofn tinging
throt - thi4"der ravines and nmoun.
Ii sj *as teroquem sang ever
F the d'a4 -bodies of the old glio wolf
adhor oight young *ones.--Pickens
* 2uidR#tinof telegrampy, is said
4O.V' tIuito attple," yet- ixceedin-gly
ingenl1ous, ha-s lately been invented
by eo younig chiinamen, resident for
the 'net three months in Paris, and
they have applied to the Freneh au
thoritios for a paent.
Timse OwvaicE,'WDxEavAY, lay
The political barometer indicates
extreme warmth from the Gulf States
to New Eugland and over the North.
west. The breeze which started at,
Cincinnati, has gradually increased.
It im very windy it Washington, with
cloudy weather in and around the
White House. Squalls are probable
for Philadelphia next week. If Bal.
timore endorsess Greeley pleasant
weather may be predicted, as Grant's
reign will be over. White hats will
very generally prevail during the
Summer. For the next ix years the
weather in Connecticut promises to
be Ferry good, especially in Fairfield
county. ''he late eclipse was Gene
ral, as Halley observations show.
The prebent Atmospbere is calculated
to buvo a blighting influence on office
holders. Greeley knows enough
about farming to weed them out. it
is not a good year for eagles. The
A merican eagle is under a cloud.
The British lion has had his paw on
himu, and likewise on the great Ameti
can Fibh. There is & good deal of
wind fron the mammoth cave ; but
no (conequenutial danugos. Danger.
rus winds are not anticipated.-Hart
Wednesday Morning, June 12, 1872,
The Meetiag Saturday.
From our participation in the pub.
lio meeting last Saturday, our course
may appear to some Inconsistent, but
we are sure that it will not seem so
when all the circumstancos are rightly
According to the understanding of
the community generally the gather.
Ing was purely in the interests of the
Liberal movement, not for the pur.
pose of resuscitating the old Demo.
cratie party, or for promoting the in.
culcation of fossil ideas. We be.
lievo that a conference of good citi
zeus always results in some bonefit to
the massee, and the country, and with
this end in view, we determined upon
discharging our humble part towards
the people, and feel satilled that the
course pursued by us will be approv
ed of by our readers and patrou. If
the spirit of the occasion had been
entirely Democratic, we would have
ce tainly felt out of place, and most
a-suredly would not have been there.
We have however espoused the Lab.
oral cause and will seek every oppor.
tunity to advance it. We claim to
be working for the welfare of the
So ithern people, and are willing to
1m ake eacrifines to accomplish thegreat
objects for which we are contending.
We purpose participating in the State
Convention as an unqualified support.
er of Horace Greeley for the Presi
dency, being thoroughly convinced
that expediency, and a proper regard
for policy, should be the governing
principle in the present emergency.
We deprecate the State Conivention
as a Denmoratie assemblage. If it
be Litieral in character and sentiment,
we favor it, and are led to conclnde
that it will be such, judging from the
tone of the addresses and resolutions
delivered and brought forward at the
various County meetings held thro '
out thme State. We~ looked upon the
call for a Democratic Conveantion as
ill-timed and unauthorized, and op.
posed it., but the response from differ.
eut parts of the State bas indicated
very clearly that the feeling of thme
dele~gates who meet in Columbia to
night will be in perfect harmony with
them Liberal movement, and that they
will sustain the nominees of the Cia.
einuati Convention. With this belief,
and rechng that we will find congenial
..piritpe, we contemplate occupying an
humble teat nam 'ist the representa.
tivesi of our aiator ounmties, havivigene
am save to render the State seine fee.
ble~ service, and~ guard the interests of
tho.e, we have been chosen to repre.
sent in part.
N'ational AgrIculturat Con
At a joint meeting of the Southern
Agricultural Congress and Amoriend
Agricultul Association held at St.
Louis sevorail days since, a fusion of
the two organizations was brought
a bout, and rho National Agricultural
From this union of the egrionltural
interests of our entire country we an-'
ticipate beneficial results to every
section, and herald the event, as auspi
cious in nmany respects. Every year,
ment of all shades of polities, and from
every St ate, will come together to pay
homage to ha moest 'rncnt and hon
orable of all institutions, the tillago
of the soil, and the dissomination of
useful and praotical knowledge will
be greatly promoted and encouraged
To the people of: the South, the
formation of this association promisos
mucoh that ill tend to sectare their
prosperit y. We are pre-eminetitly an
agricultural people, and only need the
moans and facilities ton develop the
resouvoes'that lie bidden beneath otv
spag lan, Thie c ed has retardel
ouGoup4taton Fi the misfortunes
of war, and kept us considerably
backward in the"qcale of progress.
o 6he that a change In our labor
system neoes'itated a bbage ib our
system of cultivation. This proposi
tion cagngtbe pratoically rofutedr nor
can an tinking'nian 'deny'that it-is
not true in theory.
By comtiogling, and interobanglog
idea, with northern and western ag
oulturists, the OPutheru fq!ner can
learn much that is uoknown to hli,
and much too' that will be of vast ad
vantage to him. This consideration,
aside frdn promoting friendly rela
tione, commends the national gather.
ing, alluded to above, most favorably
to us, and we wieh it unprecedented
In this connection we take occasion
to mention that our esteemed follow.
citizen Mnj. T. W. Woodward, had
the honor of delivering an essay be
fore the Congress at Sr. Louis, which
was received in a most complimenta
ry manner, and oadered for general
publication, being one of three out of
twenty received in such a favorable
manner. We feel proud to know
that Fairfield was represented so ably,
and by one of her true and-loyal sons.
Effect of the Liberal Move
Whether or not thn Liberal Republi
oans succeed In the Paesidential cam
paigui, the effect of the movement in
atituted.by them, at Cincinnati Is al
ready soon and felt all over the coun
try. The general result up to the
present time' is summed up in an ar.
tiole given below, which we copy from
the Now York Tribune, the able or
gan of the Greeley party :
"Till the Cincinnati Conventiun
met, no entreaties could Induce the
Administration maj irity in Congress
to think of any measure of Amnesty
and Reconciliation for the South.
Bat already startled by the strength
Cincinnati develops, Congress has ha.
tened to accord in a fortnight what
for seven years it has persistently, de
fiantly, most needlessly and wickedly
denied. At last we have Amnesty
not generously complete, but immeas.
ur~ably better than none.
"Till the Cincinnati Convention
mot, it wasgenerally understood that
the President meant to have the ad
vantage, in his canvass for reelection,
of the legal power to suspend the ha
beas corpus, and muster the bayonets
to his support. Even after Cincin
nati, the Senate (now, by reason of
its Pomeroys and Caldwells and
Conklings, the real lower House )
persisted in renewing the Ku Kinux
hill for his benelit ; but the House
has clearly shown its unwillingness to
taake another step in that direction.
Cincinnati haa prevented Presidential
elections under mrartial law in. the
hands of a Presidontial candidate.
Till Cincinsti, Gen. Sohur: was a
German renegade and mercenary,
who ought to haive his, leg tied to a
chair. Now the Administration or
gans thinks him an accomplianed and
conscientions statesman. Till Cin
cinnati, the bailing of Jefferson Davis
af'er he had been for two years re
fused the right of the commnost fei
on, that of a trial, was a mnonstrous
crime. Now the 'Renomina tion St ate
Conaventiaon hastens to select one of
the bondamen as a d, legato to Phila
delphia.. Till Cincinnati, -the politi
cal support of men who had once been
Rebels, was held a sutre' sign of infa
my. -Now ~we see moni like Mosby
welcomed to the White House. And
so, till Cincinnati, Democrats were
still hesitating as to whether they
should not fight over the old hopeless
fight for issues that ceased to be vital
or possible after A ppomator. Now
we have them, as a6 Rochester, maan
fully planting themselves on the high'.
eat and, firmest. Republican ground;
as in connetticut, uniting with Liber.
al Republicans in the most praptiocal,
common-senso fashion, to get, not the
man of their choiot but only a man
who had resisted sonme of thie Admtin
istration measures whie~h Liberal ite
publicans~pad Pemoorats alikts dimap
p roved. Admuiiijstrationm temper,
Demnocratio *prinmciples opd joley,
all are alikeo improved by Cincin
Wehre read or~ '#ttontielf your er.
collent articles published some tlire ddied
headel *'groprir.g E~els,' and we ljg a small
plae in your to~lumnns tq .briefly notic6 the,
tie Orse, *'he TRAge pt Fashion.", We
ooinoide entirVy with ypon urryour opinion
of the numserous . trqin of , 'tils which foe,.
howlin the ~muke ofaan :d'ordinste&ve. q
estrawage'st dipplQ.--tahe ret l'ptn~ gf
fashion1 One gould hail .su'ppowed' that
after the terrlble..nnft'i hroug'jt, iich wg
have recently passed, wblit resutdtI in theq
loss of so many noble men, as welt s the
destruction of netrl a onf our aroprwy
leaving tie so depressed, nd basrapted
that the i4tarles of 18h84 wcould be few
!ad far between, 'But ab, thergpsde n
;host to 'ome frdAm the grave to tell us suolh
is not the ease. On the contrary, there is
a perfect maial for the gewgaws if fash
io, worti ten times than it has e er been
I our adtine.lia :"W"d
lisplay of poll Vardeos, with honiton
pollnaises and tube roses Witli plumes, &c.,
are not onfined to a few, but have taken
PO sessloa of many. Aid whilst numbers
of oui people ere actuhily uuffering for the
neces)sie of ife.; It is a sad I ghat to.AU
bihers worshipping at the Phrine, nod lay
ing all tleir energies, taleists and wealth
)i the attar of faslion. Bound together
Is we Southerners are, or ought, to be, by
a common brotherhood, and that tie misde
learer and etentdd by adversity and mis.
rortune. Yes, the remembrance of the holy
but Lost Cause, should Inspire us with
kindly feelings towards etach other; and
whilst many have been so fortunate Plnee
he war as to have nocuimulnied riches,
perhaps, mAny noble families have been
reduced to poverty, and living on the
crook of their once prin-tely fortunes, and
there are in our midst many cases or 1rue
North, almost oljeots..of charity. Now,
Nould it not be more In accordance with
nur professed principals of humanity and
hilanthropy. Would It not bko a more
leasing sight to an all-wise and good God ?
Would it not, be a powerful checkmate and,
alleviator to a restless and unhappy con.
tolence, to hunt then out and oheer them
i by lightening the burdens under which
hey are laboring, by bestoiting upon them
a part, at least, of what Is expended in
rain, gaudy and useless * apparel ? Again,
here are in all communitios, ladies of
nlluence, perhaps on account of their
yealth, lotelligeno or poltion in society,
and these have it. In their power to exert a
)oworful influence on their sex. Let thems
liscard somei of t he gaudy appendages, and
ve warrant the result beneficial. But its
.9o tra, as we heardan old fogy any
mnese, If yankee women were to wear wash
ubs for bonnets, there wuuld be found
'llowere amongst us. Oh, that, we hnd a
ittle-more ingecuity and independene.
[ngenuity enough to make our own fasl%
ons and independence enough to follow
Items of NVewn.
Live hogs in Iudiana art known as
The site of Pittsburg was once sold for
Greeley has gaineAten pounss in a fort
Salmon fishing is excellent this month in
~ioot land. "
Every Pacifio stanirship carrie eight
A single county In California has 15,000
aeres ot whent.
Col. Allhambra Vesuvius Dawson is the
ar.ne of a Southern Editor.
The Ilartrord and Now Haven railroad is
.aying solid steel r.nirr.
A $5,000,000 tunnel is to be oonstricted
under the Mississipp, at. Memphis.
Boston lane a tender-htsrto1 man who
3an't; bear to discharge a debt.
A gold lode in Co ortado. recentlyaold for
$100,000, is now producing at the rat3 of
Ba,000,.O0 per annum. ,
A Chicago co urt recently ondened a
small boy to three years' imprisonmnent for
stealing twenty five cents fronm hiis mother.
Willinm Lawson Barry, or Nashville,
Tenn., is the oldest printer In the United
States, le began to learn his tende in
Ten cents a bushel is thought to be high
market prices for lemnons and oranges in
tirauil. Native fruits are a drug. Vegeta
tion and pestilence thrive.
Th'le Comning Mian.
Tbe poetio machine of a friend,
brought into use by the enthuasim
excited by the t~ominationa of Hot aoe
Oreeloy, and the facet thb.t the num
bor of lette ir bi8 naine answeas to
the 13 original Stater, at the flhst tutn
groutnd out the following aorostio:
Ilail thou offerer of the outstretohed
On thy broad platforai can we not now
Resolved once more ina love and peace
'.RIVoDE IsA Np. *. .
And bind up the wounds of otir llro
Casting as~ide the strifes of later
Esohowlig doubts, itrust, tn&,har.
Glory and honor, and a prosperous
RItturped, will occupy the place of
Elect theiohamnpion of the ontstretch
.-ed hand-- - .
* 4RGINIA..' T -2
Elect him "Presidefnt of all thq tand I"
Let 4he ,Civilian, Fartner, P"atriot,
S Sago OftcTtIA
Erid the dumainder of -hiV good old
esa--inbt rihi u historic psge.
e.1Otquairrejs.of Alie gan eiol off
by~thouands last winter, the cold
weather cutting off their commissary
isam almolitia-WTome TMging the I
4w into thei Own Hands.
Darhtig thedinter and spring, much
ill feeling has aripen at Long Swanp
Suffolk County, on account of a cor
tain dam having been bnilt by a farmer
g (t). The land thereabouts
is very ..t, and at beat the drainage
of the diatrict is very imperfect.
Those who have done most to f.fr.
ment the bad feelitng contend th.,t
the building of the dam has giently
it-jured their ptoperty on account ot
the -.backing...up of the water,
srhich beforo fuund un unob.
structed outlet. It is alao stated
that the locality, in o.ti~eqrnenue tof
the forwatiou of the unnatural pond,
is mote unhealthy. But whether
these were the true. reatons or not,
the women of the neighaboi hood deter.
mined to take the nmatter into their
own hands, and one day amt week, ar.
rangetents were being made to do a
big thing. Just as the gray tinge on
the Eastern bills bespoke the dawn of
morn, ladies might have been seen
coming from nearly every farm.house
within a radius of two mbiles. Those
near the locality of the obnoxious
dam hurriedly proceeded thitherwari,
wbile those at a distance started in
wagons and all kinds of vehicles for
what wax to be the seat of war. Most
of the women, from their general ap.
pearance, were maidens. Every one
wore a thick veil, closely covering
their features, diesscs either liort or
tucked up, and stout boots with thick
soles. On arriving at the dam, shov
els, hoes, pioks, crowbars and the
utenAils so often used by the stronger
arms'of the men were eagerly grasped
by from 100 to 150 irate women, and
the work of demolition actively com.
menced. As the water commenced
to pour through the dan, the work
of the feminine mobites was rendered
wore easy, and by sunrise, 300
acres of - water had disappeared.
V hat course will be pursued by thu
owners remains to be seen. The rio
ters claim that the unhealthiness of
th: locality since the, building of the
dain was suflcient watrant for their
au inmnry prueeed i ngs.- Long Island
Weekly Review, Aay 17.
Greeley While lint-Au Amusing Essay
Mr. Prentice, in one of his wicked
ways, once told how a body of Cali.
fuinia nainems, erosbing the plains,
came upon a little old bonnet ; how
they made a flag about it ; how they
followed it, aud how it lead thenm to a
rich voin of gold ; ned, in thut connec
tion he asked niany droll Juestions,
which connoisseurs, will doubtless
retniber. Now, somehow, it bias
been of a sudden, diacovered thut a
little old white hat-the little old,
shapeless. caved-in white hat of
Horace Greeley-it is a mighty ij
spiralion, having tal.inatio, having
supernatu al powers, and e''ery body
is following the fashion.'M r. Preintice's
conundrum after twenY 3 ears, is re.
ceiving an ado over a little ragged
old bonnet,' iaid Mr. Prentice, 'what
would they have done if they lad
cotue upon a little old uhite hat.
We begin to see. They would have
put it oin a Diag staff and carried it
along wilth a little old bonnet, to vic
tory, just as thiey arc nowv doing by
Curi,>u,, itadeed, arc t bere pheunm
eisa of nsature. A lit tle while ujyo is
was winter, all ernst d. with sntow.
flakes ; but yedterday the~ .rch.md
whi-e witha apple blooms, and now tl~e
storma of white bata. ito, imouving or
chards made luminaous wnith thme pale
emblems ofthe comirg autunof
white hats, nnd many their wearerb
multiply I Like the white 'hoods of
Ftanders ; like the wvhite plumue of
Niavarre, be they the signals sf
victory, the signs of ill omnac to bad
"Press where you see Ihat wh~rite hat shIne
Until ilhe f'oe Is down:
And bes the work ofihe whole line,
Greeley and Graaz Brown."
S([C'ourier Jour nal.
lleath of Win. T. Walther Esq.
The community will be pained to
learn the death of this well known
and highly esteemed citizen of Co
Mr. W~alter's health has been de
elining for a long t ime, his d isease be
lng' of the heart, and last week heo was
6aarrm'ed to Cleaveland Springs, ina
North Carolina, in tihe htor' that
the change would be -b.iowial,
hut a dispatch received in this
city yesterday fronm Charlotte an
nounces that he was dead and tem-.
pdrarily buried on Thursday at the
I~ur. WV. was born and raised in
ColiAmbia, and land resided here all his
life, Hie aerved tbe city acceptably
as nil Alderman for several terms, and
w'as-a pulslio spirited and useful citi
A good story Is told of an Atlanta
nobby dry goods clerk who attended a
:danee in De K a!b, a few evenings
since. He wore a Chevoit shirt, and
put 0n a great many airs. lie was
somewhat taken down, however, whoa
.ue overheaad one courtry lass say to
atotl~er :"-That Atlanta chap slings
on a heap of style, for a fellow that
wears a be d tick -shirt."
mA CUqliforniat olergyman is the only
livitig white man who is master of
th'e Choctaw laguage.
Why don't some sarsaparilla man
wsrrant his medicine to cure the
*ruiptiotj of Mount Visovius ?
*"Which would you rather do or go
fishing ? "WVhy, yesm, certainly, of
course- 1 nefter Groley to rant. j,
WASHINGTON, June 6.-t is as.
erted that Fiah .has resigned.
Tn Spanish Government will re
nese Dr. Howard as a favor to the
Unsited Sate9;- but"4f sedenandde.
nadO, on the ground of American
3itiz.-nship, it wial be tefused.
SENATE.-There were woomany fate.
iou.s ausend moists to the Clause appro
priatii.n hill giving a quarter of a
mhtioll to -Ruthern mUail carrieIs,
Ovheu the matter went over to Fri.
The bill to.punish, obstructions of
he udminista ation of ja'tioe, inii the
[Jeited States Courts, passed, and
;oes to the President. .
Chandler mnade an elaborate speeh
)n Sumner's statements regarding
3tanton and Grunt.
Mr. Sumner said he would read one
ingle letter to verify the. truth of
bat lie. hd said in reference to
11r. Sumner's opinion of Grant; be. r
'ore reading it, however he would do.
>lare that Mr. Stantan' did say to
Iii what he had reported, and he ss.
erted, on thin floor, that this was so.
Ur. Sunnuer theu read the followingt
)xtrnet from a note received this
norning, from Horace White, of Chi
ago : Dear Mr. Sumner, the Iato
soretary Stanton, not once merely,
yut several times, expressed himself
.o me, substantially, to the samne
)pin ion of Gen. Grant, that he did to
ou, with the- addition that Gen.
Irant had been greatly overrated as a
railitary commander, and as to the t
atter point, I recall a long conversa.
ion had with him afrer the alhting
it Spotty Ivania, C. H., in which he
xprresred more than I had ever knew
itt to feel concerning any campaign,
hut he felt that he could not continue
to fill up the awful gaps made by t
'en. Lte, in our ranks, without a fur
,ber call on the loyal people for
roops, but I suppose you know all
VASIuNOTON, Juno 8.-The House
ili removing several political dist.
The Sundry oivil appropriation
bill with the Senate amendments was
received in the Hou.-e at noon to day
ith a resolution that the Senate in.
ists upon its amendmenits, and asks
for a committee of conference. Mr.
Gaafield aade the motion th'it the
bill be taken front the Speakers table
1nd refer it to the comminittee on ap
propriations. The Democrats op.
posed this act, as the enforcement not
and been put on the bill by the Sen
ito, and that the amendment was oh.
jectionable to them as the bill was on
he Speaker's table. It required a
wo-thirds vote to take it up, but, if
it should be referred to the appr
priution cormittee, as they could
report it back, and a nimj arity vote
ould pass it. As long us the bill
retatined on the Speaker's table the
Democrats had the power to prevent
its pasuage and this they announced
to be thteir intention unless the ob
bo:.ionable amnendmneat was taken, off,
: tine resp nsibility of punting it on
lted with the Senate. 'I he D mo
.r..ts naie a proposition to let the
il a nd all aan nomnens except the en
rureeineea.t act go tot the connn.ittt*o to
to reported baick and pa bed by a
Inajority vote. 1The enftoreen a nt not
toa ie reserved on the Speakea's tabtle,
under the t wo thir'd tule. Gaifieldl
'nuld not agi ee to thnis, and thne
Demcrate. intimnated a lbar they wonld
L. feat thne bill rath'or thnu' pns it
a:Ith this obnoxious amecndmenat.
te nonttor was diiscu..sed for t~ome
time when an olbjection mtade pre
vented further dicoutsioo, sand the
b.ll took its place on thne Speaker s
table. Subanequerntly, Camaapbell, of
Dhnin, offe.red a resolution thnat the
bill and amnendaments be referr ed to
the commuiittee on anppropriantionas, all
LthCamenmets to he referned hack and
pased by a nmajarity vote, except the
snforcemeont act amendment, which
'lhould require a two-third vote to pass
it. This resoulutionm the Speaker re
fused to entertain upon a point
of order raisod by Mr Hoar, of Mars.,
cand doclared the effect of it was an
e'ffort of the muinority to reserve to
thenmselves to defeat -the bill
sgainst the wishes of the majority.
Beck offered a resolution declaring .
that the action of -the Senate pttting
ian this amendment was in violation
of the Constitution of the Uilted
States, and directing the Clerk to re.
turn the bill to the Senate wyith the
request that they rescind their action
sta the Eutoreemnent Act amendment.
U~pon thig Book moved a suspension
o~f the rules to pass the resolution.
This nmotion was defeated by a vote of
74 to 97.
Gati feld then moved to suspend the
rule to tofer the bill to the Commit
tee on A ppropriations. Thais was de
feated by a strict party vote of 97 to
67 it req niritnga t*6-thirdadote.
The 11ouse then resumed other
business. An all night ses'sion is
RomE, June 0.--The great linoda
tion of tho river Po, sear Ferrar,
Ia causing widespread. destruction and
terrible suffering--tracts of .country
are under water, and forty thousand
people are houcolos,
Ljo?1)ta, June 6.-Jat1 .Rudolf
Thoer beck, theoeminont statesman, and ~
Minister of Holland, is dead.
licws Items, ,
8A x FA Auctsco, June 0...Returms
fromn Oregon, indioate a . Rlepuba
Naw ORIA ans, Jane' 6.-Commit. I
tees of th'e Liberal Rtepublican's and
Democrats have reported'; each mkln- 1
tains separate organisations, and is
point conmittees to a roe upon a1
~ioket, and 6: a basis af coea:-n.
etween the two partio.
The tickot and basis of coopet otion
a subjlot to approval by eitheir Coun.
ention. These comizatteos meet to
PUILADRLPErIA, June .-The a.
orers on the Gas Works have struok
it is robable that the Convention
may hfe to otbse its labors In dark
The vote for Grant was unani
After the adoption of the platform,
iginia nominated John F. Lewis ; a
klored. dplegate from Texis iomina
ed E. C. Davis, the vote the i.trod'
-Wilson 364). .Colfax 321 1.2;
'irginia changad to Wilson whioh
ave the nomination. The Conveutijn
hen adjourned sine de.
ITARTFoRD, CCT.. June G.-Capt.
Inloootrses was killed, %ionday, in
Iridgeport, ho had $183,000 insur.
nOe Onl his life.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 6.-The'
louthern portion of Arizona is over.
un with Aptaches-settTers are aban.
oning t tier homes and crops in the
Vhite Pine region.
Miners havo struck for four dollars,
work has stopped. The additional re.
urns from Oregon show iucreased
PuII.AtDLPuIA, June 8.-The city
ras almost dark last night in conse
uence of a strike among the gas
Naw YoRK, June 8.-Captain Ca.
acarretses had $80,000 in bonds with
.ini when he was murdered. No cer.
min clue yet to the robbers. Ten
housand dollars reward is offered for
be stolen bonds. -
The St. Crisprn's have resolved to
triko against a reduction of wages.
reparations are being made for a
arade of the members of all trades
n Monday. The printers threaten
o join in the eight hour movement
arly. in july.
Dr. Lanahan, of the Methodist
look Coinceru, has been committed
n Ludlow street jail, in default of
t50,000 bail, for libel.
W. F. Beers, night editor of the
'ribune, is dead. His disease was
ongestion of the 'brain.
SAN FRANCISUO, June 8.-A ehange
,f revenue has been refused to Mrs.
CICAGO, June 8.-Further reports
oncernting the great storm on Thurs
Iry night in Central Illinois, show
hat an immense amount of damage
ras done in Peoria, Fulton, Knox,
lid other counties in that section of
be State. The destruction of bridges
'n country roads has been almost
niversal. In the city of Peoria
dnoes and trees were blown down
uid cellers filled with water. Every
-ilroad leading out of that city suffer.
d more or less, and no tinins left
here yesterday for the Chessapeake,
iurlingron atpd Quincy RAilro.d had
bout four niles of its track and many
Fiidges swept away. The Toledo,
eoria and Wabash Railroad sulfered
eterely, loaing a bridge 150 feet,
rid the entire road bed in a tnuiber
f places. A large force of mnIli have
een tet to vok rep4iring the dmi.
,es and there will be but little inter
uption to triavel.
In the town of Hilton the damages
re feasful. The town is almost en
itely under water, and barns, stock,
M. have been .wept miles away.
A singular ctieumustat~ee of the
tormi Is the ru..ning up streamn of the
ilinois river. The imnmenae valumne
V water thant p..ured in that str.amn
as oreated a backwater, and there
s a strong currenst running not thwoid.
['he river last night was still rising
aspidly and fe-irs of serious damungo
rem this source were entertained.
Nzw Yourc, Jun~e 8.-Cntton
luiet and steady-miiddlings 262 ;
tales 656 bales. Gold 14}.
CH:II.ELsTON, Itine 8.-Cotton
iniet-iddlinga 25& ; receipts 918
ales : sales 50 bales.
LivMaRuiar,, June 8.-E' enina-.
~otton elo'edl firaz, and unehianged
j lands i ll; Orle ans I l. ; aales
A MasooD IO p19is8m.
A \Washington corre'pondent of the
3.dtimnore Sun, of W ednesday, writes
Tihe novel ceremony of Masonic
>aptism was porformed' at Musonio
r'emple last Vilght by 'Albert Pike,
lq., and other prominent Scottish
Rite Masons, upon two children, eons
f Dr. Joseph N airn and Mr. E. TI.
McoGroty. Dr. Nairn's child, an in.
.ant was borne on a cashion covwered
writh blue silk, and the ceremony was
niade Impressive by lighted candles,
burning ineense, formalities and para
Aberna ia of the oxalted degrees of
the order, .arnd there was a large at
tendarce.. Prayer, singing, eo.,
ierved as an introdueoty, when the
phildren, theIr god motihore and others
sero admitted. Water, oil, and salb
Were used in ther ceremony, the left
isands of the children being dipped In
i bpl of p'erfo u ed water, as a sign
>f (ddleation to the eituse of virtue
and truth ;% delta was made on their
11, s wth the foreginger dipped in
nod 1o'ae of Gpd , and salt was placed
n thmet 1ndoitnhs, a~ the saal of the
Arailo vow, which santifle. an enemy
pritli botn one has tasted salt. Fm
ral ly thes children were invested' with
aM bekl~n aprons and Masonic Jewels,
'Vud their Mfason baptism was pro.
The Einperor Naplc is describ
d by a recent visitor at Clhilehurst
a hooki'ng several years younger than
a. did at St. Cloud in July, 1870. lie
a eaidl to have lately toads the oharac
**istle remnaik: "When you have
.uoh a teception and such a continued
reloome as I have ha4 'In Ebgtand,
ron do not maah'bad the oat.,n