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VOLUME X.-NUMBER 1465.
CHARLESTON, THURSDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER I, 1870.
S?X DOLLARS A YKAH.
SURVIVORS' ASSOCIATION OF TSE
STATE OF SOUTH. CAROLINA,
Annual Meeting at Carolina Hall, Co?
lumbia. S. C., on Thursday, November
The following districts. were represented:
Abbeville, Anderson, Barnwell, Beaufort, Charles
toe, Chester, Colleton, Darlington, Edgeflet),
Fairfield, Georgetown, Greenville, Kershaw, Lan?
caster, Laurens, Lexington, Marion, Newberry,
Orangebnrg, Richland, . Spartanburg, Sumter,
Union, Wffllamsburg, York.
The hour of meeting was io A. M. General
Kershaw, as senior vice-president, took the chair.
The first business In order was the report of the
executive board, submitted by Colonel Edward
McCrady, Jr., chairman. At the close of the re?
port, which was unanimously adopted, the fol?
lowing resolutions were submitted:
1. Resolved, That the estimates of expenses
submitted by the executive toara be referred to a
special committee of three, to devise a plan for
raising the amount so rer -rted as necessary to
meet the expenses already Incurred, and for the
expense of the next year, and report the same to
2. Resolrea, That the treasurer be authorized to
pay to the executive board the sum of $125 for the
ladles who have rearranged and engrossed the
Boll of the Dead, and also to pay the bill of
Messrs. Walker, Evans & Cogswell, reported due
by the coard, amounting to $83 79.
3. Resolved, That the executive bo. rd be au?
thorized to publish by subscription,-upon the plan
reported by them, the Roll of the Dead, prepared
by Professor Rivers, as now rearranged in two
editions, the first edition for corrections and ad
? dltions, and the second so corrected and added to
lu permanent form.
.4. Resolred, That the executive board be au?
thorized to purchase, as BOOU as the treasurer
shall be in sufficient funds, after having paid the
amounts already ordered, a complete file of the
ofllcial reports Issued by the War Department of
the Confederate States, and such other histories
as they may deem it Important at once to obtain,
and to draw on the treasurer, when so In funds,
therefor, to an amount not exceeding $125.
5. Resolved, That tho executive board be au?
thorized to obtain a place of deposit for the re?
cords and books of tue association, which shall
be accessible to all, and to expend up n the same
a sum not more than $26 for she:ves, ?c. .
fi. Resolved, That this association requests all
pera:ns having original reports of, or letters
describing battles, marches, reconnolsances,
sieges, or other papers relating to the operations
of the war, to permit .he executive board to
have copies of the same taken for preservation.
7. Reso?ved, That this association appeals to the
surviving officers and members of every company
that went .'uto the Confederate service from the
State, ant. o the officers of the general stan", to
prepare rolls of their comrades from memory, If
(here exist no records from which to make them
.out. and forward the same to the chairman of the
executive board. .
8. -Resolved, That the thanks of every Confeder?
ate soldier of the Stat? of South Carolina and of
the people generally are due to Professor Rivers
tor thc valuable material he has collected for the
history of cur State troops, and especially for the
Roll of the Dead, preserved through hts generous
and patriotic labors, and this association of the
survivors of the war render to him their grateful
It was then resolved that the executive board
publish the report In full.
Towards the publication .of the records of tho
association, lt was resolved that the several dis?
trict associations get filled lists of subscribers, at
$5 a copy, and forward the lists to the executive
Upon tbe treasurer's giving information of the
need of funds, the delegates of several district
associations handed In $50 each as their quota,
and the representatives of the other districts
pledged themselves to furnish the same amount.
At this point General Bonham took the chair;
. at the request of General Kershaw, who presented
the following tribute In Memoriam, whlclfwas
read and adopted. unanimously by the rising of
the whole association In silence: .
. In Memoriam.
It ls meek that'we recall on this occasion the
memory of our revered chieftain, General Robert
E. Lee, and to lay upon his tomb our poor tribute
to his greatness and bia worth, amid the votive
offerings of our countrymen at the shrine of the'
patriot and hero. W-heawe approach the truly
grand and breathe the. atmosphere of that which
ls Bublime, either in the moral or physical world,
the heart of man ls stilled-the spirit ls awed and
humbled by the prisence of the Ina nit e, manifest?
ed lu the works of His hau da. or tn the diviner
emanations of His own supernal. nature and Im?
age, sometimes vouchsafed to the denizens of
earth. Thus lt ls when we . stand by the- newly
. made grave and contemplate- the person, the
character and the career,of Robert E. Lee. We
feel the inadequacy of our limned powers either
rightly to conceive the virtues of the dead, orto
embody In language such conceptions aa o in?
capacities enable us to enjoy. We would with?
draw into the deeper recesses of our own nature,
the silent regions'of unutterable emotions, those
borders of the spirit laud where we catch the
echoes of the Infinite world beyond; there to com?
mune in' the stillness of our own hearts. Yet lt ls.
Utting that we, his rlends and comrades In the
past, who shared his triumphs and hts reverses,
his joys and his sorrows, his hopes and hts de?
spair, should wreathe around bis honored name
and memory' our gar.ands of love and praise,
frestrand unfading flowers from the garden of
grateful hearts, embalming for the generations
to ""me the virtues and the greatness of the
illustrious citizen, hero and patriot.
His was a nature so perfect, that, like the Icicle,
it defies analysis or comparison, lt presented a
fullness, a completeness, a grandeur of develop?
ment that oflered nothing to censure, and left
nothing to desire. Neither the experience of the
Uvlng, nor the portraitures of blstory offered its
prototype or parallel. Our great countryman,
Washington, furnishes In Borne of his characteris?
tics, as also In toe analogies of his career, a re?
semblance as that between star and star, but
they differed as ' one star dlffereth from auother
star In glory." His form his face, his voice, his
bearing, God-like In beauty, power and grace,
distinguished him from all other men.,
He certainly was made but "a little
lower than the angels," and now he has
crossed the river to be with them,
whither the fiowerof his noble army had gone be?
fore, whither we, too, shan follow, ir faithful sen?
tinels, as one by one -we are relieved from duty
here and ordered to the front to join that victor
band. There are men, cast In so high a mould,
so peculiarly and eminently favored by God, as
to be rather fitted for that better life than this.
They are tbe great exemplars; the beacon lights,
that guide the race onward and upward. Think
of that Illustrons throng-the Confederate dead
In the world of light an-t liberty i How many
such men-"heroes in history''-find there place
most fitting among the highest and the brightest?
Yet even amont; these, how towers the loft; spirit
of Robert Z. Let t When we consider the moral
grandeur of the man, even his magnificent
achievements In the field of arms cease to aston?
ish us, and we lose ourselves m the contempla?
tion ot bis nobility Of soul. What was his lire ror
the last five years buta constant martyrdom of
the spirit-a dally dying for us ? To teach us to
labor, to sumter, to endure, to walt patiently for
our redemption, to abide falthrolly by the Inevita?
ble, to bow to the will or God. Who can estimate
what he felt, what be endured, in those five years
of agony, for his tortured countrymen 1 What
wonder his great heart broke at last * His duty
done, thank God, henceforth be wears the victor's
cruSvn-illustrious Inhabitant or one or the "many
mansions" or his' "Father's House." Thither, in
our humble measure, may we strive to follow,
that "where he is. we may be also."
Resolved. That the above be Inscribed upon the
minutes of the association, and a copy be for?
warded to his bereaved family, as an assurance
or our proround and respectrul symoathy wj'b
Upon the aloptton of this paper, the association
adjourned as a mark or reverence.
General Preston's Oration.
Thc association met In the Baptist church, at
7:30 P. M., to hear the annual oration, which was
delivered by General John S. Preston.
Second Day'? Proceedings.
Association met on the 11th at 9 A. M. Minutes
read, approved and adopted.
On motion of Captain M. Dwight, the associ?
ation proceeded to the election of officers for the
ensuing year. The following were all re-elected
r/resident-General Wade Hampton.
Vice Presidents-General R. H- Anderson. Gen
eral J. B. Kershaw, General S. McGowan, Major
T. G. Barker.
Secretary-Colonel A. C. Haskell.
Treasurer-Captain W. K. Bachman.
The presiding officer then reappointed the fol?
lowing executive board: Colonel Edward McCra?
dy, Colonel J.'McCutcbem General Ellison Capers,
Colonel W. H. Wallace, General James Conner,
Colonel J. H. Rion, Colonel C. Irvine Walker. :
The following was then unanimously adopted:
Resolved, That article 3 of the constitution be
60 amended as to provide Tor Elx Instead or four
tinder this resolution General V ". Butler and
General Arthur M?nigau'.t were unanimously
elected. It was then
?esolced, That the election of the next annual
orator be referre.l to the executive board.
The following resolutions were then ottered and
L Resolira, That the members of the Survivors'
Association of south Carolina hare heard, with
the profoundest admiration and tntensest sensi?
bilities, and hearts feelingly vibrating between
buoyant hope and saddest memories, the eloquent
and grand oration or our distluguished brother,
General John S. Preston.
. 2. Resolved, That we ajrain recognize the rich
heritage of burning eloquence and thiuKtu?
patriotism descended from the great Henry, and
which before. In a brighter day, has been so gene?
rously and grateful)v shared with us.
3. Resolved, That General Preston be requested
to rurnlsli the executive board with a copy of his
address for publication.
On motion, it was then
Resolved, That it be referred to the executive
board to consider, and report at the next annual
meeting, on a design, for the certificate of mem?
Resolved. That the attention of thc several dis?
trict associations be called to the Widows' and
Orphans' Home in Charleston, a noble Institu?
tion, largelv sustained by the benevolence of tue
people ot that city, and that they be requested to
place Its name on their list of charities, and be?
stow upon lt that portion of their aid lt so justly
claims at their hands.
On motion, it was
resolved. That it be referred to the executive
committee, to report to this association at Its next
meeting, a design of a medal to be worn by the
members of thc district associations.
The association thea adlonrced.
SO UTS CAROLINA CL UR BALL.
Beautiful Women-Splendid Sapper
COLUMBIA, Saturday, November 12.
After the practical and industrial features
of the Agricultural Fair, and the memorial
thoughts and feelings of the Survivors' Associa?
tion, the gaieties of the South. Carolina Club Ball,
Friday evening, made a charming relief. It ls on
all bands conceded to be the most successful fea?
ture" of the wees. While no part or thls;festive en
tertilnment fell below the mon sanguine expecta?
tions, the great feature, of cours?, was the ladies.
These had come irom almost ?very part of this
State, and numbers wt re from beyond the bor?
ders, bol h Charlotte and Augusta contributing a
number. *o that the gay assemblage was repre?
sentative of the beauty of outstate and section.
It is at least ten years since Columbia has seen so
fine a gathering of beautiful women. A gentle?
man, who had attended some of the recent fair
baUs in adjacent States, say that In this respect
the beauty of the ladles-this was ahead of all.
This dltrered from ball3-oI lang-syne, in Columbia,
in having a more liberal attendance of mothers
and fathers-a graver element that marks the
best society everywhere, and ha3 been too much
wanting in that of this city.
The toilets were more striking-in stronger and
warmer colors-than we haveever had heretofore.
The dancing was the usual alternation of quad,
rille and galop, -waltz and polka, the lancers form?
ing a liberal part of the programme, all under
the muslc-motlve-power of Lybrand's Columbia
The supper was a genuine and complete board,
np to the most exacting stannard, both In quality
and quantity. It was of McKenzie's best, and
served in the best style! Both larder and cellar
furnished quotas befitting the occasion; so that
aU-guests, dancing, music, supper, wine and
management-were of the flt st, and suited to one
The ball opened about 9, and cont inned until
full 3 In the morning.
This South Carolina Club is an association de?
signed to embody the best elements of onr society,
furnishing yearly a ball which is to take the place
of the"Commencement Ball of other days, and to
rise "even above Its standard. It is under the
management of a corps of officers and commit?
tees, consisting or gentlemen from different parts
of the State. The present management is m the
hands or Major William T. Gary, or Edgefleld.
Tho baU or 1870 was conducted by the following
committees, the names Indicating the tone and
style of the affair :
Executive Committee-(Badge, Blue,) William T.
Gary, president; Wade WamptoaJr., David Hemp
hui. w. D. Aiken,'J'. S. Hey ward, Paul Haskell,
vice-presidents; R. E. Ellison, secretary; Wade
Manning, treasurer; David Crawford, W. R.
withers, W. C. Fisher, Robert Aldrich, Henry
Committee of Reception-(Badge, Red.) Judge
T. J. Pope, chairman; General J. D. Kennedy,
H. B. Richardson, J. O. N. Butin, Colonel Carlos
Tracy, General M. W. Gary, Pierre Bacot, lredell
Jones, Judge John E. Bacon.
Committee on Music-James T. Bacon chair?
man; Samuel Murrav, Jamos rrlerson, J. H.
Cheatham, J. M. Rhett.
Floor Managers-(Badge, white and blue)
Robert Aldrich, chairman; W. c. Boylston, Rich?
ard Bonham, Robert Smith, William Vance, James
Q. Davis, James G. Holmes, V. J. Jordan, J. R.
Pringle, Jr., Joel S. Perrin, W. G. Wylie, J. A. Wil?
son, William H. Perry.
Committee on Supper, Ac-(Badge, white and
red)-David H. Crawford, chairman; John Sloan,
H. W. Rice, Alfred Aldrich, D. B. Darby, John L.
Young, winiam A. Ancrum. Walter Fisher,
Nathaniel Barnwell, J. C. Bulow, Lee Howard. W.
Jones, William Fair, Allen Deas, John Taylor.
(Badge of members of the club, white.)
The following list of honorary members will
further illustrate the character of this club, and
the tone of the society represented at the ball:
Honorar? Members-General Wade Hampton,
General John s. Preston, General James Chesnnt,
General W. H. Wallare, General M. C. Butler, Gen?
eral Johnson Hagood, Ex-Governor J. L. Manning,
Ex-Governor M. Bonham, Ex-Goveraor B. F. Perry,
Hon. W. D. Porter, Hon. Mired Huger, Hon Wi M.
shannon, Hon. W. M. Lawton.
The committee on reception has control of the
matter of tickets of admission, and these are ex?
tended with the most careful attention and cir?
The satisfactory results of the present ball de*
pended upon the thorough personal attention
given by the executive committee to au the de?
tails of order, and their excellent system of dis?
pensing convtvmi hospitalities.
The entire success of this affair-the presence
and enjoyment of fully two hundred and fifty
guests, the beautiful and the bradant of South
Carolina-the perre? order-the refined festivi?
ties in general-demonstrate, m a way anti de?
gree beyond question, the successful establish?
ment of a social club (commenced but a year
ago) on a basis permanent, elevate! and prospec?
tive of many reunions o? the Clile or our pecple.
_ _ _CORSAIR.
DEMOCRATIC GAINS AND LOSSES.
WASHINGTON, November 12.
Tuc Congressional elections show the folio w
ing Democratic galas ard losses: Alabama, gain
2; Arkansas gain 1; Florida, gain 1; Illinois, gain
3; Indiana, gain 1; Louisiana, gain 2; Michigan,
gain 1; Missouri, gain 4; New Jersey, loss 1; New
York, gain i; North Carolina, gain 3; Pennsylva?
nia, gain 5; South Carolina, loss 2; Tennessee,
gain 6; Virginia, loss 1; Weit Virginia, gain 2;
Wisconsin, galnl; total-gain 36; loss 4.
The States In which elections are yet to be held
have, In the present Congress, thirteen Demo?
crats and eight Republicans.
SAN FRANCISCO, November 13.
The latest Nevada returns Indicate the elec?
tion of the entire Democratic ticket by 200 ma?
CHICAGO, November 13.
John B. Hay, Radical, ls elected in the 12th dis?
trict. It is thought that the Republicans will
carry the 4th and 7th districts, while the Demo?
crats wiU gain the 5th and Sth.
FOURTEEN MEN DRO ff NED.
CHICAGO, November 13.
A dispatch says that fourteen men, em?
ployed In banding the bridge across the Missouri,
at St. Charles, were drowned by the fall of ?
heavy column, which they were raising. AU of
the bodies have been recovered.
CLOSE OF THE STATE FAIR.
A SUCCESSFUL DAY.
Splendid Live Stock-Thoroughbred
Horses-Exhibitions In the RI n g
Awarding the Premiums, &c, &c.
i FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.]
COLUMBIA, November ll.
The State Fair is just over, and their suc?
cess to-day lias realized the mose sanguine antici?
pations of the managing board. The sun, whose
heat for the two preceding days had been op?
pressive, served only to temper, with a genial
warmth, the iro3ty morning of the 11th. and be?
fore noon all Columbia, with Its numerous visi?
tors, had turned out to witness the last of the
great annual show. At that hour a vast crowd
covered the stagings, piazzas, Ac, and groups
were scattered over the grounds at the different
points of Interest and attraction. The showmen
seemed inspired with unusual vigor, and added
not a little to the noise and confusion as they har?
angued the crowd concerning the peculiar merits
of their respective wonders.
LIVE STOCK ON EXHIBITION.
An interesting feature of the fair, which has not
yet been noticed lu detail, was the live stock, in
the long row of white pens, about one hundred
yards behind the building, a large lot of sheep,
goats, pigs, Ac, were on exhibition. The sheep, al?
though of fine size and superior quality, were all
yellow and dirty with clay, and presented a very
woe begone appearance as they huddled together
in their pens. Some or the rams carried most
astounding horns,, which curled In a manner
marvellous to behold. A half dozen Southdowns,
from Doe Run, Pa., were much admired for their
unusual breed and fine appearance. The display
of pigs was large, and varied both in size and
breed. Those sent by Thomas Wood, and already
exhibited at the Institute Fair in Charleston,
attracted much attention, particularly a Chester
baar; only eighteen month? old, anti already of
great weight and huge dimensions. There were
also several beautiful Cashmere and Grade goats
exhibited lu this department, whose silky hair
and grotesque appearance attracted general ob.
servatlon. . Prominent In this class was a large
buck Grade goat, with bis long-woven bair and
huge wide-spreading horns.
AMONG THE COWS
On the left of the fair ground0 was a long linc
of stables filled with cattle of every size and de?
scription, and the numerous Imported breeds on
exhibition show the Interest which the farmers
of our upper counties take In the Improvement of
their stock. A Devon cow, exhibited by J. Wash.
Watts, a Brahma bull, by W. G. Ric?, of AbbevtlY,
a Grade bull, by D. R. Elkln, and a native bull of
superior size and shape, by J. W. Disher, were
among the most conspicuous. In thc midst of
this department, was the splendid looking tho?
roughbred stallion Wagner, exhibited by J.
Lane, whose glossy skin and neat shape showed
tothebest advantage, as he stood sandwiched
between two lumbering bulls.
The stables for the horses and mules, much
more extensive than those for the cattle, stand on
the brow of a hill on the opposite side of the Fair
Grounds. They contalu one of the best collection
of horses, of all kinds, that have ever been seen
In South Carolina. The exhibition of blooded
stock was numerous, and every age and sex was
represented. The following thoroughbreds were
conspicuous: Patriot, a chestnut stallion with
dark mane an'l tail, exhibited by the Rev. G. B.
Tucker. A splendid pair of match mares, raised
from a full SH ter to Congaree, and exhibited hy
J. Hagood. Stonewall Jackson, a blood -bay stal?
lion, exhibited by W. D. Hardy. Halcathu, a sor?
rel KtaUios, exhibited by J. B. Moore; and lastly,
Glengary, a dark dappled bay with a blaze face,
exhibited by Thomas G. Bacon. Ibo Utter, a
magnificent Imported animal, ls a perfect picture
of a blooded racer, and stands "proudly emi?
nent" among the select few mentioned above.
DISPLAYS If) AMPHITHEATRE.
Thc music of. the band now attracted all to.
wards the amphitheatre, where an exhibition was
about to take place. It was surprising that the
dense crowd around this place should still exhibit
the highest degree of interest ia shows of the
same description repeated dally, yet so lt was, and
they Btood it out until one would Buspcct that
they all had horses In competition for the premi?
ums. The usual exhibition of horses.led,ridden and
driven in double and single harness, followed, |
varied at 12 o'clock by the exhibition or all the
thoroughbreds and all the horses that had taken
premiums. This exhibition was well worth the
visit to the fair, and as the beautiful animals were
le-i around the ring, frequent expressions of ad?
miration and delight burst from the crowd of
spectators at each of these exhibitions. Several
blue ribbons and red were awarded and tied on t?
the best and second best horses, and at 2 o'clock
the judgis began to distribute the premiums, cal?
ling aloud the name of tlte successful competitor
from the stand In the amphitheatre.
The fair was now considered over, and the
crowd began to move off, leaving the fortunate
few to await the calling out of their names, which
operation lasted for the rest of the afternoon.
The exhibitors now also commenced to remove
their articles, and wagon-loads of goods were
soon leaving the Fair Grounds.
RICES AND FALLS.
The races were now the only attraction, and
everybody moved over the fence Into the cotton
field, In which the track was situated. Several
trotting matches came off, In which there was
much betting and no fast time made, lollowed by
a great many quarter races. The latter were got
up and quickly ended, there being nothing re?
markable about them but the numerous accidents
that befell the riders. There was hardly a race
In which one or the riders was not thrown, and,
in the last, both were pitched into a hedge. One,
quickly recovering, again mounted and finished
the race alone. The purse was awardeJ to bim
by the Judges, and the crowd dispersed as it be?
gan to grow dark.
Messrs. J. E. Adger A Co. were the only repre"
resentatives from Charleston, In the hardware
and agricultural department, at the lair, and
attracted great attention by the variety
or Improved agricultural machinery they
exhibited. They were awarded a sliver
medal for the best and largest variety of hortl .
cultural and agricultural Implements on exhibi?
tion at the fair, although their competitors In
Columbia made large displays. Thc- were also
awarded thc premiums for the following articles:
For the best grain drill, the Bickford A Huffman's;
for the best rice drill, the Wagoner & Matthewes;
for the best two-hurse cultivator, the Excelsior
No. l; Tor the best one-horse cultivator, the Ex?
celsior No. 2; for .the best harrow, the Monroe's
Rotary; for the best, pulverizing harrow, the
Nlshwltz; for the best hand power, the Wadham;
for the best hand cultivator, Duvall's; for thc best
steel sweeps, Farquhar's Improved; forthebest
gang plough, the Colllns's Plantation; for the best
post hole auger, Leed's Champion. Five different
premiums werj awarded to the celebrated Watt
plough, of which these gentlemen are agents, as
the best plough, ror any purpose, after a thorough
A silver medal was awarde I to the TJtley cotton
press, as the best and most practical on exhi?
bition, after a contest with the Brooks press, the
Virginia press and some three or four other
presses. Messrs. Adger A Co. are the agents
here for this press, and have sold it extensively
during the past season.
Tbe following premiums were awarded to
Messrs. Walker, Evans & Cogswell: Premium, for
the best book printing in South Carolina; medal,
for Rural Carolinian, as best Southern agricultu?
ral magazine; meda', for book binding, best lu
Messrg. James Wanes A Co., or Columbia, have
been awarded several premiums for their leather,
tanned by the patent process of C. F. Panknin, or
THE BATTLE OF PRIMS.
KING WILLIAM'S DISPATCH TO
THE Q VEEN.
Paris Quiet-Greek Volunteers-French
BERLIV, November 12.
The following is from the King to the
''VERSAILLES, November li.
General V.n der Tann yesterday retired from
Orleans to Tours before a superior force. He
fought tbe French, howover, all day. He has
already been reinforced by General Whlttich and
Prince Albrecht. Tlie Duke of Mecklenburg
Schwerin will also Joia his forces wlththi?e or
Von der Tann to-day."
Reports from Tours
TOURS, November 12.
The following are the details of the victory or
GeneralB Daurelles and Paladine over General
Yonder Tann: "The engagement commenced
both at east and west or Orleans on Wednesday,
oihTnstant,' and was continued until the evening
or Thursday. During Thursday the French drove
the Prussians rrom Orleans, Indicting severe loss
on them, and are now in occupation or the' city.
General Von der Tann, with the remnant or his
army, Is now retreating on the road leading rrqm
Orleans to PIthiviers, after vainly attempting io
rorce his way through Chateau Neur aad Montar
glo, where ho hoped to Join the army or Prince
Frederick Charles. General Daurelles has -a
rorce or 50,000 men on the north bank of
the Loire, and 70,000 on the south bank.
The destruction of roads and bridges be?
tween Comraercy and Orleans has prevent-'
ed the advance or the army under Prince
Frederick Charles. He has about 75,000 men, a
great part or whom are probably north or Morn.
Arter having disposed of the remnant of General
Von der Tann's array, General Daurelles will
march directly on Paris and assail the German
lines between Versailles and St. Germain, while
General Trochu makes, a sortie our,.with 150,000
men, to cut his way out and raise the ttege. Com?
munication between General Daurelles and Gene?
ral Trochu and the Government at Tours is con?
stantly maintained by means or carrier pigeon?.
News of the bombardment;^Hamburg la hourly
expected. The battle or Orleans was very ser lons.
The French line extended rrom Vendome to Beau
gency. . Travat ls restored'between Orleans rand
Vison. i?ljp-- ii
The following dispatch of the 8th instant, gives
the particulars of the beginning or the cngag c
ment, which resulted in a victory for the army or
the Loire. A great hattie ls being fought to-day
bi tween Mer and Beugency. Tho affair began
yesterday with an engagement between thc ad?
vanced guards on the borders or thc forest or
Marchenoir. The Prench ..were attacked at ll
o'clock In the morning by a Prussian column,
consisting or two battalions or Infantry, 1500
strong of cavalry and ten gun3. The French
occupied a line- from Persey to St. Lau
rent Des Bois. At noon a battalion br
Chasseurs a Pied debouched rrom St. Lau?
rent and drove back tho Prussians be
tween Valbene and Villeciclalr. The French
cavalry then vigorously attempted to turn the
flank or the Prussians, who, however, managed
to effect retreat In the direction or Chateau Neur,
leaving their dead and wounded on the fleld,
among whom were twenty officers and many
prisoners taken. All this happened prior to a
more decisive engagement, which took place on
the following day. The whole loss or the Bava
riana in the battles or the 9th and 10th is 3140
men, in* killed, ""wbundMS and' prisoners'.
Von der Tann's effective force ..on the
morning of tho 11th was estimated at 20,"
ooo meo. He was then'at Tonry, twentyiflve
miles north of Orleans, where he was Joined by
General Wlttlch and Prince Albreoht, who. with
one division of infantry and one of cavalry, 12,000
men strong, marched from Chartres to his aid.
On the evening of the nth he was further rein?
forced by the Duke of Mecklenburg with a corp
composed of 23,ooo of all arms. This will give
the Germans at Toury a- force of 66,000. General
Daurelles employed In all engagements up to the
sth and loth, a force of 75,003 mea. To-day he
has not brought the same force lulu act lin, but
will bring up a force or loe.ooo strong, holding
60,000 In reserve. He Intends to attack tho Ger?
mans at Tours to-day, or ou Sunday. The French
army ls elated at the victory, and ls anxious for
The government at Tours believes Prince Fred
erick Charles 1B advancing rrom Commercy, but
will not be able to effect his Junction with Von der
Tann before the 16th. It has alsa received very
Important Information rrom Rouen and Amiens,
about Bourbaki's army. The French have con?
centrated a large force at Beauvais and Glsors,
tl? lr line extending as rar as Les Andely's and
Lyons la Foret. They are well provided with ar
tlllery. A battle will probably occur on the banks
or the river near Gourney Embraz or Glsors.
Over 1700 Prussian prisoners, captured at or
near Orleans, passed through ihe city to-day, on
their way to South France. There was great ex?
citement among the people, and it was with much '
difficulty that a riot was prevented. There were
hundreds or people along the linc or march who
recognized among the prisoners those who so
outraged them at Chateau Dun and other places
The prisoners were hooted, but by the efforts or
the greater part or the crowd, violence was hap
pl y prevented.
Cheering reports are still received from the
a? my or the Loire. There are rumors or great
advantage gained yesterday. General Von der
Tann's army, notwithstanding it has been rein?
forced by au entire army rrom Chartres, ls In foll
The Moniteur of to-day publishes more extend?
ed details or the recent battle. Thc first day the
battle became general, soon arter the attack was
made. General Pallleros, who had command or
one wing or the French army, made a decided suc?
cess from the start. The Prussians were In strong
position. Fallieres took veteran troops and
stormed the Prussians, driving them before him,
and capturing many prisoners, and carrying a
position. So marked was his victory, that Pali
dines warmly praised lils conduct. Gardes Mo?
bile rrom the department or Lolre-et-cher, who
were under heavy fire or the enemy, wavered a
I little, but General Barrille, who was In command,
! placed hlmseirat their head and broke through
the enemy's line. The Mobiles rrom the depart?
ment or Sarthe behaved admirably, and charged
the enemy with the bayonet. The chasseurs or
the linc also distinguished themselves.
The Monitleur to-day his an editorial regret?
ting that the Bavarian?, who have nothing to
gain in this war, but everything to lose rrom the
grasping ambition or Prussia, should make so
readily sacrifices. She has become so firm an ally
or that power, that they were led into war with
the Prussians, thinking their country would be
Invaded, bnt they must know now that the Re
[ public has no 6ucli designs.
I Late advlcesjrom Orleans dwell upon the enor?
mous exactions or the Prussians, who obtained
I many supplies evidently not for troops. It ls aUo
! related that many acts or extreme cruelty were
committed by the Prussians in surrounding vil?
lages to terrify those suspected or harboring the
Francs tireurs. Last night a number or Prussians
were killed at Chateau Dun by Francs tireurs. Ad?
vices from Lyons and Marseilles announce that
all Is quiet in both cities.
The government here does not consider the
rupture of armistice negotiations final.
VERSAILLES, November ll, 1
via BERLIN AND LONDON. J
General Von der Tann reports to headquarters
here to-night. He states that there have been no
further advance or the enemy In his front.
BERLIK, November. 12.
Official reports of tr?e captare of Verdun are
published to-day. Two generals, eleven staff
oncers and one hundred and fifty officers, were
captured ; besides the one hundred and thirty-six
gnus, 73,000 rides :.nd a large amount of stores
and ammunition, foll into the hands of the Prus?
Reports from London.
LONDON, .November 12.
The Germans haye occupied Briancourt and
Garabaldi after the battle on Thnrsday, between
Mont Belalrd and the Swiss border,-marched with
12,000 men upon Belfort.
The Prussians have plundered the little town of
The French Admiral at Cuxhaven has restored
free navigation In the North and Baltic seas to
Six thousand Prussians are marching on Mont
The World's Reports.
NEW YORK, November 12.
A World correspondent, writing from Ver?
sailles on tne 6th, says: "No bombardment or
Paris will take place for a long time yet, if ever.'
The hope now ls, that the etty will be starved out.
The truth seems to be that the constant and a ecu
rate Ure from the French forts have greatly em?
barrassed and retarded German operations, andi
rendered much of their work useless."
? World special from London, of the 12th, says
the whole tide of popular feeling now In England
is running strongly In favor of the French. Even
the Times, feeling this Influence, has changed Its
tone, and now urges Germany to make peace,
and to withdraw from France while she m ay do
so with safety. This feeling 1? partially due to
the hotrpr excited by the unjustifiable conduct of
thc Prussians in attempting to suppress popular
resistance id France, aud partly to thc rapidly
growing conviction that England will be the next
victim of German ambition. Tho speech of Lord
Chief Baron, the other day, which declared that
Austria would ile prostrate before Germany, that
Rus-fla will be compelled to barter- her Baltic
ports for Constantinople, and that England, being
only safe so long as she remains mistress of the
seas, must arm herself for a desperate struggle,
has produced great alarm aud dismay, and a
hearty wish for the repulse of the Germans and
triumph of the French.
LONDON, November 18.
Dispatches from Tours repeat the statements of
fighting all day Thursday near Contlmlcrs, the
French being sue ess fu!. General rai ia di nea
occupied ChiveUy,.to the north of Orleans, taking
six hundred prisoners and two guns.
Orderly Rt-treat. -
VERSAILLES, November 12
On the 9th Instant General Tann repulsed all
attucks, with great loss to the enemy. Only then
did the Germans retreat. A portion of the
Bavarian ammunition train, losing its way on the
loth, fell Into thc hands of the French.- No move?
ments reported to-day. On Saturday there was
absolute quiet around Paris.
Detalla of the Fight.
TOURS, November 12-Midnight.
General Palladlaes reports that he took 2500
prisoners In the last engagement. The French
now hold the Intrenched camp of the Prussians
at Athenay. The victory by the army created
the wildest enthusiasm. The excitement through?
out France ls Intense. More troops are hurrying
from the South to join forces with Palladia es..'
Balloons for observing the movemonts or the
Prussian army are usel by the army or the Lo ire.
A considerable number of steel breech-loading
cannon are ready for the army Of the Loire and
.^" French Movement*.
LONBO*, November 18.
Ten thonsand Prussians have arrived at Bethel.
Little ls heard from Paris, lt ls now known, how?
ever, that her Internal troubles have posi?
Masses of French troops are seen daily around
Valerien, practicing evolutions ou a grand scale.
A general sortie ls Imminent. The sickness in
and around the capl'al is decreasing.
A small force of Greek volunteers for France
have arrived at Marseilles and gone to the front.
The report IB reiterated to-day that the postpone?
ment of the bombardment of Paris ts due to the
earnest entreaties of Victoria. The North Ger?
man Parliament meets on Monday week for the
purpose of raising funds to prosecute the war. A
loan ls to be proposed, but Its form ls not yet
settled. A dispatch from Tours, dated Saturday
to the London press says nothing fnrtber has
been 'm.'.de known of the movements of
the army of the Loire since the reoccupation of
Orleans and the occupation of Cbivelly. The
German retreat was effected in perfect order. The
German losses since the 7th are 10,000. Ge neral
Weiden is evidently moving to join Tann. Bridges
will be destroyed and roads barricaded to obstruct
his march. A camp of Instruction ls being formed
at Toulouse under General Demayas as a nucleus
for the army or the southwest.
TOURS, November 13.
Gambetta has returned here. It is reported that
Schneider, the late president of the Corps L?gis?
latif, has sold La Creuzot to an American com?
pany, and that an American flag ls hoisted there.
LONDON, November 13.
A rumor ls curren l in diplomatic circles that Rus?
sia has informed the powers that she considers
the treaty of Paris of 1850 as abrogated.
The Marquis de Chateau Renard has arrived at
Berne on hl3 way to Tours, on a special mission.
THE FOURTEENTH AMENDMENT.
MEMPHIS, November 13.
Forty-nine indictments have been found
against persons holding, office la violation of the
? SPARKS FROM THE WIRES.
The City of Paris which left New York on
Saturday, took $200,000 in specie.
The King of Portugal has hai conferred on
Senor Roberts, the Spanish Minister, the grand
cordon ol the Order or Christ.
A dispatch from Dayton says private advices
from Washington say the Engll9h mission has
been tendered to Sehenck.
Rio Janeiro dates or October 22, says that the
rebel General Lopez Jordan bas b2en defeated by
the Argentine forces. Tne revolution in Paraguay
Los Angelos telegrams say that at San Bernar?
dino a China woman committed a petty robbery
among her people, was seized by Chinamen, tied
to a stake, a fire built under her and burnt her to
death. The perpetrators have been arrested and
all Chinese have been ordered to leave San Ber?
Four or the railroad robbers have bsen arrested
and a portion or the money secured. Over forty
thou ?ind djllars of the Verdis robbery has been
Stage robberies are almost of daily occurrence
in California and Nevada.
The Richmond Court of Appeals has granted a
writ or error In the case or ex-Mayor Chahoon.
The eflects of this decision brings the case before
this tribunal for revision.
One judge or elect ion was arrested In Richmond
on a charge of violating the Fifteenth amendment,
in refusing to allow colored voters to vote at the
late election, and balled by the commissioner In
$1000 to appear for trial Monday.
Thc Patriot newspaper makes its appearance In
washington to day. It wlU take its stand from
the start aa the central organ of revenue reform
and as the advocate or reduced taxation, vigor?
ous retrenchment, general amnesty, and a change
in the national administration or affairs.
Confederate General Joseph E Lewis, of Ken?
tucky, ls dangerously UL
LATEST WAR GOSSIP.
AN INTERVIEW WITH THE EX-EM?
What he Thinks about the Downfall of
the Empire-Instability of the French
Republic-His Denial of the Possession
of III Kotten Wealth-What he Says of
the Charge of Treason-His Hopes and
Expectations for the Future. . '
A correspondent of tne.New York Herald, har?
ing been accorded an Interview with Napoleon at'
Wilhelmshohe, telegraphs an lntereating sketch of
bis conversation with the Imperlal ciptlve.. . After
relating the man ner in which he ob tain ed permis?
sion tb visit the Emperor, and giving an account
of his prison life and surroundings, he proceeds ?
as follows : . . ?
His Maje-ty rose from a chair near to the desk
and welcomed me with a very polite bow. He
motioned to me to be seated in a fauteuil placed
close to. his own. After I had taken- the seat.
Napoleon saldh "I am glad to see you,slr, asl'
am always whenl meet ctn sens of your great and
'.., 'NAPOLEON'S APPEARANCE.
All that you have already heard and read about
Napoleon's failing health, pallid complexion,
sunken eyes, and decrepit condition In general, I
found to be the veriest Idle "bosh." The Emperor
ls a stout, portly gentleman, setting forth- all the1
indications of the enjoyment of robust health In
his person, His hair shows a very slight tinge of
gray. He wears a One moustache ?nd goatee.
His face-has a-ruddy color. His eyes, though
small, appear to be smiling with good humor and
benevolence. He has liveliness and grace in every
motion. Indeed, I may say that he presents an
exceedingly handsome; i pleasant exterior, which
indicates an age rather of forty-two than sixty-'
-two years. Napoleon was dressed In a plain suit;
of citizen's clothing, wearing od his breast, the;
ribbon o? the Grand Cross of theLeg??n-of Honor.!
THE CONVERSATION. - . rr J
First having expressed my acknowledgments
or the great kindness displayed by his Majesty in
receiving me at a time when he .was so engrossed
lu other Important affairs, I ventured to ask: will
your Majesty please enlighten the American peo?
ple as to the Immediate causes ol the catastrophe
which dethroned your government?
Napoleon. 1 can only liken lc to an earthquake,
slr, produced by the combined action or hidden
Influences tn the elements, the existence or which
we are aware or, without being able to trace their
sudden operations. My- government has been,
almost too willing to listen to the clamors of
those who, sometimes oona fide, imagined they
knew best how to promote the welfare of the
country. I thus consented to the removal of the
last existing check to tho right of free assem?
blages of people. As soon as I had done so, the
privilege was abused to an unlimited extent.
Public meetings no longer discussed political or
.religious questions m a cool and dignified man?
ner, but nt once became tumultuous in- the high?
est degree, and during the whole year, "assassin?
ation," "poisoning," "rebellion" and all the most
abominable doctrines were .openly preached to the'
masses, and urged upon them as the best and
only means of saving the country.
Correspondent. "Indeed, such a condition of
affairs does not augur stability for a Republican
government The views or your Majesty, who Is
such an able judge, will deeply intere.-1 tbe Ameri?
HIS ALLEOED PECULATIONS.
Napoleon. I know them to be a frank-hearted,
generous nation, and I cannot believe they ap?
prove of the slanderous accusations now preferred
against me. Have you read the vile statements
published ia the Independence Beige and tn other
journals, TO tho effect that I had appropriated the
public funds, and conjured up war to conceal such
Illegal transactions? I wish to State, emphatical?
ly, that the commission of such a breach ol trust
under my government In France, even ir desired,
ls an utter Impossibility.. Not-asingle frano ls
expended without severe checks on the
part of the administration. . This fact ls well
known to every Intelligent person In France. I
conld hardly attempt to contradict all these vile,
calumnies, though I have denied a few of them.
In order to show that by far the largest part of
my own civil list bas been expended by me for
tue benefit of the public Institutions of the coun?
try, you may have seen the statement which was
published by my order, and signed hy Monsieur
Thelin, my treasurer. It contradicts the unfound?
ed assertion of a certain M. Pol. .
Correspondent. I have, your Majesty, and
would say' oerudnty that BO 'blame or reproach
can attach under any circumstances to a chief
magistrate for having saved as much money as
be honestly can during his term of office,' Such
recriminations are considered In America unwor?
thy the notice of respectable peop'e.
" Napoleon. T have some property In Italy which
was left to me by my rather. My wire has a pri?
vate dowry and her Jewelry. With these excep?
tions we have HOI hing.
Correspondent. Your Majesty having broached
the topi", will you please say how lt ls about the
story that you have 23,000,000 francs' worth of
property lo Broadway, New Ye k?
Napoleon. I have no property there of any kind
or description. The story is unrounded-as un?
founded as are all the rest.
TBE CBAROS OF TREASON.
Correspondent. The accusations with which
the press is teeming are not confined to this point.
Treason ls charged, and, strange to say, French
soldiers, prisoners in Germany, utter the same
words. Their answer to the questions asked
themis, "Noussommes traM/"
Napoleon. Poor men I lt ls their mistaken pride
and ambition. They are naturally loth to acknow?
ledge or even believe that they have been con?
Correspondent. But, your Majesty, you yourself
are reported to have said on one occasion of a re?
verse cu the Held of battle. "Je sula trahi I"
Napoleon. 1 did not. It ls a pure invention,
like 80 many others. What I may have said, and
what many members or the govern ment said, was,
probably, "We deceived ourselves as to the
strength or our own army as well as the/ or the
Prussians." As ror myself, basing my opinion
upon personal conviction, 1 have oreen cautioned
my ministers against erroneous estimates. I well
recollect how orten Marshal Neil pointed to
drawers in his desk aad told me, with confident
mein, that the anny was completely organized
and equipped and ready ror every operation, lt
was no less the case with Marshal Leboeuf. It
was probably no fault of their hearts, bnt or their
heads, that they would not listen to me when i
told them'that we could not compete with Prus?
sia's military establishment; that our effective
strength, as compared to hers, was Insufficient.
This was the deception, che fault of which must
be shared more or less by all of us, and which ha i
led to the most disastrous results. We were to
have had ready for service at a moment's notice
200,000 reserves. When they were needed, how?
ever, not more than one half the number were at
hand, and these only after a delay of weeks.
Thus the Prussians got "ahead" or us, as you
would Bay. Notwithstanding all this the bravery
or our troops obliged them to use double numbers
or men, Ac., to gain easy victories. What is the
reeling In Berlin?
Correspondent. Peace ls the general desire of
the people. Peace by all means.
Napoleon. France, too, needs peace. But the
conditions imposed by Count Bismarck are too
exacting, extreme, sir. What government in
France could accept them and at the same time
maintain itself against the outraged people?
France cannot endure so deep a humiliation.
Correspondent. As to the sentiment In Berlin,
the people have been so worked upon by the offi?
cial press that lt may bc regarded as an impossi?
bility for eveu Bismarck to lower bis demand ror
territorial annexation on the largest scale.
Emperor (with deep emotion.) France cannot
BIS BOPES FOR TBE FUTURE. I
Correspondent. Considering that your Majesty
may be called to the throne, and France may yet
become prosperous, though losing a portion of
her territory, why should your Majesty commit
yourself on a question of this charaoter ?
Emperor (musingly.) You may be right
At this moment thu Emperor, who had been
all cheerfulness previously, sighed ror the first
Correspondent Will your Majesty have the
goodness to explaiu why the provisional govern?
ment so obstinately remses to hold an election
ror representatives in the Constituent Assem?
Emperior. In my opinion, because lt ls afraid
or the Red*.
Correspondent. Should they not have just a3
much reason to apprehend that a large number
or Bonapartists may be returned ?
Emperor. I do not think so. The discordant
elements or soclaUsm, communism and anarchy
have spread terror throughout tho country, and
gotten the upper hand, and lt ls very difficult to
contend with such utopian and seductive In?
Correspondent. l am pleased to see evidences
or your Majesty's bodily health and strength. But
does your Majesty reel mentally strong enough to
resume the reins of government in case affairs
should take a favorable turn and you be recalled?
Emperor. When I consider the uncertainty
lurking on the road to such an aim-when I con?
sider the vast Impediments'to be removed, I
really feel but little ambition. I would rather be
independent, would rather be asl am now, a
prisoner, and never step again on French soil.
Correspondent. But with regard to your Ma?
jesty's interest as a lather, you must be naturally
desirous or bequeathing your throne to your
promising son, and thus upholding the dynasty?
Napoleon-(again agitated.) No; not oven for
him could I wish it. I love bim too mach to de?
sire ror him such dread uncen alnty. ir thesican
not be avoided he would be far happier lu private
France, a. country which can never fowSt a
humiliation. Prussia ought n?tt? be too severn
She ought to recoUect that I allowed ber to n*ht
the Austrian war. But I could have prevented it
The history of the situation previous to 1806 and
since, also toit o? th?-occurrences before-and
after Sedan, an exposition .ol' which I have order?
ed to be written and published, will fully explain
the relative merits of the' two, powers. . -
.. THE ARMISTICE'??ESXION.V
Emperor. How about an armistice oTtwenty
fivedaysf Have you heard of KHJ ,-;r- .<- .- ?
Correspondent. ,It is not officially conunned. I
presume your Majesty is better Informed ori such
Important matters than anybody else.
. Emperor (fervenily.) .May the news prove trae.
'''.''. ..' - v .?' ?-?rr..-.;,.;.;::. ' ?j
An Interesting Account, from the AI* r
ahal's own Llpi, of the Camei; wliioli
Forced the Surrender of Meir. ,
A correspondent telegraphs from ?Cassel on
thelth the .report nf aTxinterviewrwlth.Marsfial
Bazaine; at which the Jatter; made the.following
statement: . ..? ..... ? -.
In defending myseh* against personal slander,
I have a way of my. own, which has seldom failed
m?"?Q, wh.lch } consider an excellent one-to be
f?n?'. ?S???eTJustlflcattoB-to'the course of time.
Let Gambetta, call me : traitor to my country I
shall - not answer.. this babbler, who never Bm?lt
gunpowder. Why, a reply to him would admit
bis right to sitover me to Judge. Time will clear
up the case and work out trnth and justice, , My
relations with the Prussian officers are excellent.
Prince Frederick Charles sympathized with nain
our misfortunes; -"rl shall him owe my gratitude
forever. I never proclaimed theEepuWlo at Metz..*
could-have counted no longer, npoo my best
troops. WTien lntelllgenc? was brought to nie of
the abominable doings of the 4th of September, I
then told my soldiers that the Emperor wasa
prisoner. The Emperor and Prince had left Paris,
and General Trocrm stood atthe head or the Na?
tional Derence Committee. It was some time after
this that the names of members of that commit?
tee began to leak ont. in a connell ofwar we had
agreed not to communicate these names to the
troops.. I have sworn loyalty-to thfe-Emperor and
the constitution. ..TnaEmperoris aprisoher, but
the constitution ls In force: nelth?r I nor my com- ?
rades will ever, acknowledge. any other govern*
ment until we previously obtain a discharge from
our oath by the Emperor. , I reported to the Parts
Government everything' that occurred at Metz,
always the strict,.naked truth, bat never received,
a reply or notice of any kind from them.
Correspondent Do-you ascribe to yourself any
victorious engagement during the siege ?
Bazaine, i have whipped the Prussians often
and severely, but the dual result was unfavorable
Correspondent. Hanger forced yon at last to
open negotiations? .
Bazaine. Even ir lt had not been hunger, I
would have done lt one day. j I learned that not
Repunllcans but a mob governed in Paris, Lyons
and Marseilles. One day I learned that the army
was Insulted, and the memory of men reviled
whom I venerate; but it-was hunger and nothing
but hunger. Tou would have been mistaken
were yon to think I took the responsibility on
myself. I ac ted only as the- executive, ot-a coun?
cil of war, whose members, had ascertained the
opinions bf the. generals, colonels and majors of
the army, previous to making np their votes. Arter
bread rations had been reduced from 500-to. 300L.
and then 250 grammes per day, I was Informed
by General Cofflnlers, on the oth of October,
that the stores would not hold ont any
longer than a week. I had daily slaughtered 350
horses, 60 of which I gaye to the Inhabitants of
the town. I cal ed a council on the 10th, and
again on the 12th of October, when It was unani?
mously resolved that by the nth I must commence
steps of capitulation. I sent General Boyer to
the headquarters of the King, but bis mission re?
sulted In a failure. Through him I proposed to?
rn arch out with my army, to pledge our honor
not to fight again m this war, and to be permitted
to convene and protect the French Chambers
against a second attempt bv the mob, or as Bis?
marck named them; street loafers. We only:
wanted to do what Gambetta did, re establish oar*
loyalty by caning together, the.representative.
body. . '.. - '.'
Correspondent.: What did Bismarck say to
thatf -?. .
Bazaine-(here taking up a document from tho
table.) Ton may read all that was'said at the
conference, it ts from ? General Boyer's report,
bat yon mast refrain from publishing lt. .. _;
Bismarck seems to have agreed to Bazaine?*)?
propositions, but Von Moltke rejected them. He be?
lieved the Marshal could not hinder deserting of
Bazaine continued. I have yet to tell you that
the council or war had expressly enjoined on me?
that i had no authority to make peace, which
should be solely in the province of the govern?
ment acknowledged by Chambers. October I6th,
we held another council of war. General Cofflnlera
then reported the provisions were all used up,
and though that was really the case, I still hem
ont eiirht days longer, amid Indescribable suffer?
ing, The last council was held on the 26th, when
lt waa resolved to capitulate, m order to save
more or less loss of Ure. One or the condition?
was that the honor bf the army mast remain un?
sullied. We obtained ira acceptance, and our.
terms are better, than any allowed to troops who
have capitulated during this unlucky war.
Correspondent. Was there no chance whatever'
to make yourway.outr ; rt::
Bazaine. None, none whatever. Our artillery
horses had been slaughtered, and also our cavalry
horses, and the troops were- despairing. Our
casualties, not eounttng the sick and missing,
amounted (in the Rhine Army} to 24 generals,
2410 officers, and 42,339 men. I would not have
outlived my reputation as a soldier, nor would, I, '
as a Frenchman, hatsikaoarn that day of ever?
lasting Ignominy-the 4th of Sept ember.
Correspondent. How many.of the 173,ooo men,
who surrendered at Metz, might yet have bee a
called in fighting ordert . :> ..;
Bazaine. Perhaps 60,000; but without artillery
or cavalry , what could they do against 200,000 op
ponents in the very strongest positions and forti?
fications. .._..'' . - . .
NEW TORE, November 13.
The cotton movements for the week have
been greatly in excess of any previous week ,of
the season. The figures show remarkable receipts
at all the ports for the week, and reach the enor?
mous total of 132,065 bales, against 106,146 last
week, S5.QS5 the week previous, and 82,428.
three weeks since. The total -receipts this season
are 678,656, against 626,618. last year, showing an
Increase of 51,943 bales. Exports from ail the
ports for the week amount to ?2,280, against 62,77a
last year; total exports since September 1st
;?l,196, against 258,992 bales last year. The pre?
ceding figures show that the movement this sea?
son ls considerably In excess of last year. Stock
at all the ports ls 315,723, against 248,531 but year
Stocks & interior towns .root up 52,070, against
54,856 bales last year. Stock in Liverpool, 435,(00, .
against 435,000 bales last year.' American cotton..
afloat for Great Britain ls 133,000, against ~6. ooo
bales but year. Amount of Indian cotton afloat
for Europe 204,446, against 308,500 bales last y "ar.
Rain bas fallen la sections of the South during ;he
week, and the weather ls not so favorable for pick?
ing as for some weeks previous. Southern rivers are
now generally navigable, which accounts m some
measure for heavy receipts of the week, this may
also cause large receipts for some time to come.
WASHINGTON, November 18,
M TreUbard, after his arrival at New York yes?
terday, telegraphed that fact to Washington, and
made an Inquiry, depending on the answer to
govern his future movements. It is known that
this gentleman was appointed by Napoleon as
successor to Bertheney, but that he has ! received
no endorsement from either the Paris or the
Tours Government. Under these circumstances
he has been Informed that he would not be re?
ceived In a diplomatic capacity by this govern?
ment. M. Bertheney wUl, therefore, remain aa
the representative of France in this country until
relieved by the proper authorities, although he
has long desired to return to France to rejoin his
iv-JEIF TOBE BANK STATEMENT.
NEW YORK, November 18.
The Bank Statement shows an Increase In
the loans of $2,888,000; in specie $2,224,000; ta the
circulation $l,85l,ooo, and a decrease ta legal ten?
ders of $167,000. The sub-treasury paid over
$3,000,000 or Interesr, and received $2,300,000
from the customs. _ _
-The results of female Journalism in New Torte
i are thas summed up : "Miss Hutchinson, the
brilliant young reporter of women's movements
for the Tribune, ls about to be married to Mr."
Clement C. Ford, of.the. World. Miss Eleanor
Kirk, of the sun, ls engaged to Mr. Mortimer J.
Doyle, of tbe Telegram. Miss Est abrook e the-.
blonde beauty of the star, will te married thia
week to Mr. Judklna Tooley, of the Herald." ,