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VOLUME XI.-NUMBER 1883.
CHARLESTON, THURSDAY MORNING, JANUARY 18, 1872.
EIGHT DOLLARS A
SOOTDUG THE ALARM.
THE LIBERAL REPUBLICAN OUT?
POURING ON FRIDAY LAST.
Speeches of Senators Trumbull and
Schurz ?nd Horace Greeley-A Bold
Leiter from Governor Fenton-Honest
Word* that will Ring* Through the
The New York papers of Saturday devote
a great part ot their space to the lull reports
of the proceedings of the Liberal Republican
mass meeting, held in the ball of the Cooper
Institute, on the preceding evening, and
which was even more completely successful
than our telegraphic dispatches had led us to
The meeting was announced for eight
o'clock, but as early as six citizens besan
catherine In the vicinity of the hall, and "be?
fore seven o'clock, when the doors were open?
ed, the streets about the building were blocked
with people- pressing for admittance. At
twenty minutes past seven o'clock, forty min?
utes before the time appointed for the meet?
ing, there was not an inch of standing room
-even left unoccupied within the hall, while the
corridors were equally crowded with those
Ertssing to get lo. Quite a number of ladles
ad entered with the first rush and secured
seats near the platform, bot the great mass of
the assembly was made up ol substantial and
Tefpectable voting citizens. The absence of
the rough element and of Idle boys was par?
On the platform were seated a great num?
ber of the solid and substantial men of the
.city-bankers, lawyers, merchants, literary
men, and politicians-bein? representative
men of the great body that filled the hall, and
which constituted one of the most Influential
gatherings ever convened in this city. Among
the number were such men as Waldo Hutch?
ins, Isaac Sherman, David Dudley Field, ex
Senator H. B. Stanton, Sinclair Tousey, the
Hon. Horace Greeley, Theodore G. Glaubens
klee, General George W. Palmer, George
Wilkes, Ira 0. Miller, Judge Freeman, J.
Flthlan, J. Solis Rltterbaad, Judge John E.
Porter, Buoch L. Fancher, Ethan Allen, Rufus
F. Andrews. ex-Marshal Robert Murray, E. G.
Squler. Benjamin A. Wallis, D. D. T. Moore,
and a host of similar well-known gentlemen.
Colonel F. A. Conkling, who was called to
the chair, briefly stated the objects of the
meeting, and the following resolutions were
then enthusiastically adopted:
A Declaration of Principles Held by
Mew Tork Republicans who Favor
the Cincinnati Convention.
We believe that the political action of indi?
viduals and conventions should be left free
from the Influence of political patronage ; that
business men should not, under the fear of
unjust official interference with their affairs,
be compelled to pay tribute for political pur?
We believe that public offices are, or should
be, created for public convenience, and not as
rewards for oartlsan service, nor for personal
aggrandizement; that the acts of officials
?should be confined within the strict letter of |
the fews creating sueh officials.
We believe that the triumph of Republican
principles ls ot paramount importance to the
whole country, and that the success of those
principles in toe approaching national elec?
tion does not depend upon any one indi?
We believe that the prosperity of the whole
country demands thorough, radical and Imm??
diate reform In all departments of the public
service, civil, military and naval; and that the
"one term principle" for the Presidential
office will conduce more to that end than any
The reading of the resolutions provoked ap?
plause at every sentence, and they were
adopted with cheers. -
Speech or senator Trumbull.
Senator Trumbull was now introduced and
received with "three times three." The con?
cluding passages of his masterly speech are as
I have thus briefly stated to you questions
which have been already settled. I have
stated to yon that slavery has been abolished;
?that the rights ot all the citizens of this coun?
try have been established; that the rebellion
has been put down; that the States have been
restored to their former position io the Union;
?ll these questions have been settled, and any
person who now undertakes to disturb them,
or to agitate the public mind in reference to
them, must do so for the purpose ol diverting
attention from the living Issues of the times.
And what are those issues? I have tried to
state to you what they were, and to show you
.i N CROA CH ME NT 3 OF THE FEDERAL GOVERN?
upon the rights of the State and local go v
-ornments. They relate to amnesty-to the
securing of equal rights for all-a great prin?
ciple lying at ino foundation ol the Republican
party. They relate to a reform in our revenue
service by which taxation should be reduced
and so arranged as to bear equally, as far as
possible, npon all branches ol' labor and in?
dustry, without oppressing any one branch for
the benefit of the other. [Applause.] They
relate to the purification of the civil service
of the government, that the administration of ?
the government by one who plunders should
be driven from power and the government
placed la the hands of honest men.
WBT CANNOT THIS BE D?NE ?
I had hoped that all this could be accom?
plished through the Instrumentality of those
who had control of the government, bat the
experience of the last session of Congress and
.of the present session has satisfied me that
the reform cannot be accomplished through
suoh aa agency as the ruling spirits now con?
trolling them. Proieeslng to be for amnesty,
they defeat every amnesty bill offered by
means ol Incongruous amendments. Profes?
sing to be for civil service reform, they will do
-nothing practical to accomplish lt. Profes?
sing with a loud voice to be in favor ot the
fullest Investigation and removal of abuses,
they appoint committees contrary to all par?
liamentary precedent and all common sense.
.[Applause.] If the object is to find out
whether abuses exist,
are so organized as to be controlled by the
friends of tbe accused, and every person 1B
-carefully excluded who believes that abuses
exist and desires a thorough investigation.
Is that the way you dealt with abuses in this
City ? Suppose when you discovered that
millions of money bad been squandered la
this elly, nod that the officials were called
upoa to appoint a committee of Investigation,
and select their own triends for the office- I
.[applause and laughter] do you think you!
would have unearthed them ? Why. it took ;
your committee of seventy, with the assis- j
tance of the ablest lawyers In America,
months to ascertain where the money of]
which you had been robbed had gone, and
who had si olen it. I think in a very few
weeks yon will be able to find out. Yet Is lt
any wonder that the daiies of the committee
were arduous In ferreting out the corruption
with which nearly every department ot the
-city was reeking ?
EXPENSES OF THE GOVERNMENT.
Before the war began the ordinary ex?
penses ot this government, excluding the pay- J
ment ot interest and pensions, were lets than
$60,000,000 a year. Now what do you suppose
they were last year ? Wbv, they amounted to
more thin $140,000,000. [Sensation.] Is there
any reason for this ? It will be said, the
. "country has growu, business has Increased;"
but bas population doubled lu the last ten
years ? Have the necessary expenses of the
government been doubled ? Do you pay any
more, or a very small sum ? Your foreign
ministers, for all th^ foreign Bervice, you pay
the eame as before the war. Do you pay any?
thing more to most bi the officers lu civil life ?
Do you pay anything more to your Judges?
Perhaps a trifid more, but very little; and the
.expenses ot the civil service system, so far
from being doubled, ought not to have beea
added to three per oent. Ia my Judgment the
goverameat aeed not expead $40.000,000, ex?
clusive nf the lnierest oa the public debt and
for pensions. [Applause.] Flay millions of j
dollars a vear are) to be saved by an economi?
cal administrai lou of tbe government; but we
have been unable to bring this about through
tbe Instrumentality now exercising control.
An* why ? Because the machinery of the
government ls in tue hands of
SIXTY THOUSAND OFFICE-HOLDERS
in this country. [Applause.] They conti
the Republican party- by packing ccnventlo
and otherwise, and through the instrument
lty of members of Congress and others co-c
crating with them, to whom they owe th<
places, and to whom members in turn o?
their seats In Congress. How, thea, is
A, REMEDY TO BE OBTAINED ?
Must the people submit ? Is there no ?
cape ? And are these encroachments on tl
rights ot the people -these collections ol tax
to be squandered among the hirelings of pa
ty-to go on until the people find themselv
bound hand and foot to the central power
Washington, that taxes them and squande:
tue money among favorites. Tes, there is
remedy, but that remedy must come from tl
people. [Applause.] Ton cannot obtain
through politicians. And why ? Because
POLITICIANS ARE PROVERBIALLY COWARDS.
They are afraid of the denunciations whir.
will be hurled al them by those who contr
the party machinery, and to-day, if the publ
men of the Republican party would talk 01
openly, as they talk with you privately in r
gard to the abuses of the government, a co
rectlon would be rapidly attained; but the
will not do it; it can only be accomplished t
the people, and lt will take the energetic n
solve of the people to accomplish this obj ec
THE REPUBLICAN PARTY
has a noble record; lt has performed many n<
ble deeds and has party ties, and the force c
habit ls strong. Men dislike to break thee
ties and rend asunder these associations, an
will only do lt under a strong sense of Justice
But there ls that feeling, I am glad to believe
In the.country that will arouse Its honest set
tlment and lead to the correction ot these abi
ses. [Tremendous applause.] Notice has bee
given that there will be a meeting of indeper.
dent Republicans In the City of Clnclnnati
[applause and three cheers for the Cioclunal
Convention]-on the first day of May next
That will not be a meeting of office-holder
assembled for the purpose of devising scheme
to hoodwink the people and mislead and ti
prostitute the name of a great party to thel
schemes, but it will be
A MEETING OF HONEST MEN
determined to bring about a reform and purl
fication of the government. [Applause.] Ian
glad to see that indication. The best elemen
of the Republican parly will be assembled 01
that occasion. I notice from my own Sta?
that a call has been Issued and signed, as I an
told, by the whole body of electors, and, 1
believe, by every officer of the State who wai
elected on the ticket with Abraham Lincoln
with the exception, perhaps, of the Governoi
of the State. It was signed by the auditor o
the State, and the secretary ot State and th<
treasurer of the State, who were elected or
the same ticket with Mr. Lincoln. We have f
similar Intimation from other States, and i
will be made a success, but to make lt a sue
ce88, Republicans must be prepared to pu'
down the minions and hirelings that plundei
the people, and who will excommunicate yoi
from what they call the party, because thej
set themselves up to be the Republican party,
[Applause.] They are no more like the Re
THESE PLUNDERERS AND THIEVES,
-they are as far away from party purity and
honesty as the devil ls from the angels in nea
ven. [Laughter and applause.] Will they go
on discussing the Issues of the present day !
No; but during the coming campaign these
same persons will be engaged in fighting ovei
again the bailies of the war and abolishing
slavery, and putting down the rebellion,
[Laughter and applause.] To your demand
for an honest administration of the govern?
ment they will reply, "You are a traitor to the
Republican party." [Laughter.] To your de
maud for reform they will reply, "We abolish?
ed slavery." To your demand for a reform oj
the revenue service they will answer, "We
put down the rebellion." And when you de?
mand an amnesty, and a restoration of social
intercourse and harmony among all our peo?
ple, the reply will be the recital of the horrors
of a war that was ended seven years ago.
[Laughter.] With the living Issues of the
present th<jy have no concern. They desire
to return to power by seeking to resurrect
those which are dead. [Applause.]
Now, if there be any Republican who has
not Independence and manhood enough to
meet the scorn and contempt'of such denun?
ciations and subterfuges, he has no business
to go to Cincinnati. Leave him under the
control Of the'whippers-In. Let these old
Bourbons, who still talk of slavery, and who
expect to vote for Andrew Jackson, with those
who are still talking of putting down the re?
bellion and crushing slavery, and who expect
to vote for
GENERAL GRANT, WHO IS AS POLITICA.LLV DEAD
AS m ANDY JOHNSON. 1
[Great laughter and cheering, mingled with
groans and hisses.] Let these old Bourbons
fight, their battles over agalD, and continue
to. prate about their dead Issues, but let in?
dependent Republicans all over this land,
who Believe in progress and reform, and In
living issues of the present assembly at Cin?
cinnati, and let them there inaugurate meas?
ures .which shall receive the support of God
and man-which the living men of all parties
shall recognize. [Applause.]
The Scene after Trumbull's Speech.
The senator was frequently Interrupted dur?
ing the delivery of his eloquent speech by the
clamor ol .he multitude at the entrances seek?
ing admieslon, and finally the police were in?
structed to admit as many as could find stand?
ing room in the aisles, requiring those already
lu the aisles to crowd forward toward the
platform, which made room for a few hundred
additional people, which in a measure ap?
peased the clamor. The scene when Senator
Trumbull pronounced Grant politically as dead
as Andrew Johnson baffles description. The
applause continued for nearly five minutes,
when some office-holders undertook to raise a
counter hiss, which was Immediately drowned
by a renewal of the applause, so earnest and
determined that the office-holders gave up in
Senator Fcnton's Letter. ,
Colonel Cockling was compelled to retire
during the delivery of Senator Trumbull's
speech, surrendering the chair to Mr. Greeley.
Alter the senator had concluded, Mr. Ethan
Allen read the following letter from Senator
Fenton, which was received with applause:
COMMITTEE OF FINANCE, ?. S. SENATE., ?
WASHINGTON, April ll, 1872. J
Dear Sir-I cannot be with you to-morrow
night, but I deem ic my duty to say that the
movement for reform and purity of govern?
ment in the State and nation, and also to se?
cure at the head of affairs a Republican states?
man, trained in Republican ideas, has my
cordial sympathy. It is a necessity of the
hour. I say ihls as a Republican, anxious for
the success of honest government and the
revival of fraternal feeling throughout the
country. Very truly, R. E. FENTON.
Colonel F. A. CONKLING, New York.
Delegates to Cincinnati.
Mr. Allen also moved the following resolu?
Resolved, That the officers of this meeting
be, and are hereby. Invited to attend the Cin?
Resolved, That the chairman of this meeting
appoint a committee of twenty-five, of whom
he shall be one, with authority to take Buch
action during the approaching nation il can?
vass as circumstances may require, and to fill
vacancies in their number.
Adopted with cheers, when Mr. Greeley an?
nounced the committee as follows : Sinclair
Tousev, E. Erackowlzer, George P. Bradford,
Wm. R. Stewart, Charles AlthroD. Charles T.
Blake, T. Glaubensklee, Wm. H. Raynor, F. J.
Fithtao, Samuel Sinclair, Dr. Adolph Tessler.
Ira 0. Miller, General F. T. Locke, Hartwig
Gerche. Charles T. Polhamus, Henry Merz,
Dr. F. W. Howe, Ethan Allen, Peter Cook, J.
N. Hegerman, Henry D. Lloyd, Arnold Taen
zer, George Van Cleft, R. C. Anthony.
Speech or Curl Schurz.
Senator Schurz was then introduced. As he
stood up to speak the applause fairly shook
the building, winding up with three times
three enthusiastic cheers. After alluding to
the times before the present one, when he
had stood upon the same platform, he said:
And now I stand here again, not as one who
has renounced any of the great principles and
policies he ever advocated, but as one who
has resolved to continue their advocacy and
defence with as much fidelity and energy as
ever; as one who In that advocacy was wnolly
in earnest before, Is wholly lu earnest now,
and will continue to be so without regard to
the opposition he will have to encounte
whether lt come from friend or foe. Because
this earnestness he protested against the pe
tisan bigotry which subordinates the pub]
welfare to personal and party Interesl
against.that Blavish submission to party diet
tlon and discipline which, for party end
strives to stifle the voice of truth and to whit
wash abuses and wrongs, Instead o? honest
exposing and correcting them; against the i
fatuated wantonness of power recklessly ove
riding the laws of the land for selfish end
against the growth ot personal government 1
this republic, which threatens to convert tl
?iublic powers into personal property; to sui
ugate the conscience of the people, and 1
convert the noble pride of the Rep?blica
citizen Into the submissive spirit of the sui
ject. I raise that protest In the name of th
great cause you and I, as Republicans, hav
se long fought for; In the name of honest an
constitutional government which ls to m*otei
ourselves and our children in their rights an
best interests; In the name of that pubilo mi
rall ty which must be cultivated as the life el?
ment of free Institutions; lu the name of th
freat American Republic which we want t
e the guiding star of mankind In Its strug
glee for liberty and a higher civilization.
TRUE TO HIS PRINCIPLES.
He then referred to the fact that he bega
his political life in the Republican party, sal
that BO long as it was true to its principles h
never desired to leave it, and added: if I at
proud of anything, lt is not of, the position
have reached, and of the honors I hav
achieved, but it ls of the consciousness thal
whenever I endeavored to exercise an Inflv
ence upon public opinion, I have never sali
anything which I did not honestly believe ti
be true. And If I find myself now in conSic
with the official leaders of the Republican par
ty, lt ls because I cannot abandon that con
trolling rule of my public life without betray
lng my duty to the American people.
He then said that each period of our histor;
has Us own peculiar problem to solve. Dur
lng the war this problem was to preserve tb<
Union. When the rebellion was overcome w<
had to settle the logical and legitimate results
of the war in such a manner as to protect then
against the dangar of reactionary attempts,
This has been done, and ail sensible men agree
that the settlement will stand. It remained tc
clear away the rubbish and to develop thai
new order of things In accordance with the re
qulrements of truly free Institutions; to oblite?
rate the differences and animosities of the
past; to revive a heall hy national spirit, and
the consciousness of belonging togethei
among all classes of our population, so as tc
reinstate a free public opinion Instead of fore?
as the controlling power In our government
to restore the rule ot sound constitution?
principles; to reanimate the popular reaped
for the law; to crush corruption wherever li
may appear; to raise the standard of moral!tj
In our political life; to secure a genuine re
form of our system of taxation, so that its bur
deus shall bp adjusted lo principles of Justice
and equality. In one word, to preserve th if
government not only asa republic In form and
name, but In spirit and essence, and in Ite
elevating and ennobliog Influences upon tnt
character of the people, as well as their mate?
THE PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED.
Alluding briefly to the question of economic
reform, he said he believed that a change wac
needed In our methods of taxation-a genuine
tariff reform. But the problem to be solvfd
after the dose of the war has not been sol ved.
Look at the single matter of amnesty. A gen?
eral amnesty (the removal of political disabil?
ities) was demanded, not as a measure ot mere
sentimental generosity, but as a measure ol
the plainest political wisdom. Tears have
elap-ed since the results el the war were forti?
fied with impregnable constitutional guaran?
tees, and the general amnesty has not been
granted yet. Down to this very day a large and
Influential class of citizens In the South are still
told that the public interest, as it is adminis?
tered by popular self-government, ls co busi?
ness of theirs, and that this great republic is
no republic of equal rights for them; down to
this very day the jealousy of the races is still
nourished by the fact that many, and by no
means the unworthies!, white men are de?
prived ot political rights and privileges which
the black mao, the late slave, enjoys; down to
this very day the work of the adventurer and
demagogue, who speculates upon the Igno?
rance of his followers, ls facilitated, corrup?
tion, robbery and demoralization are fostered,
the return of good and honest government is
Impeded, a cheerful and general acceptance
and successful development of the new order
ol things is prevented In the South by that
narrow-minded policy which excludes from
public employment and repels from friendly
co-operation a large class of men who have so
great an interest in an honest and successful
administration of public affairs. President
Grant has said a good word for amnesty, but
his most intimate friends and loudest advo?
cates all fight the measure.
AND VET ANOTHER DUTY!
The close of the civil war imposed another
duty upon us. Republican government, and
the free institutions upon which it rests, find
their strongest bulwark in constitutional
principles and forms faithfully maintained and
religiously observed. No republic eau stand,
no popular liberty, no personal right ls secure,
when the powers ol government are left with?
out restraint to the whims of those who wield
them. I admit that In times of extreme pub?
lic danger an extraordinary exercise of power
may be necessary, as the Romans put the
republic In the hands of a dictator when the
enemy were at their gates. But even this
cannot be done without great danger. It will
soon create the habit of arbitrary assumptions
of power on one side, and the habit of
thoughtless acquiescence in arbitrary assump?
tions of power on the other. It ls thus thal
republics are undermined and perish In ihe
demoralization of popular sentiment. But
those lu power since the war have not regard?
ed the laws. They have fallen into the
habit of accomplishing what they thought
best with the strong hand of power,
and of interpreting the powers they
wanted in the constitution when the
words of that charter did not willingly yield
them. However good those ends may have
been, the means were full of danger. The
people became accustumed to look ouly at the
ends to be accomplished, and to think Utile
about the dangerous means employed. The
abuses ol war Insensibly insinuated themselves
Inlo the practices of peace. Now look around
you, look at the young men who were from
ten io seventeen years old when the war
began, and who are now from twenty-one to
twenty-eight, constituting one lull third part
of our voling population. Consider what
school these young men have gone through.
They have scarcely ever seen or heard any?
thing of the constitutional restraint ol power.
What they have heard and seen was only a
bold assumption and strong exercise Ol gov?
ernmental authority. They were taught to
believe in its necessity-to submit to lt, to
justify lt, to aid lt. Why, gentlemen, the Con?
stitution ol the United States became hardly
known to them by name. That ls only tradition
and experience under which they have grown
up, and now they are taking aa active part In
the control of our government. Is not the
mere statement of this undeniable fact suffi?
cient to fill with anpreheuslon the heart of
every friend of constitutional government
and of popular liberty in this country?
We have seen legal enactments passed,
glaringly putting the most essential guaran?
tees of the rights and liberty of the citizens at
the mercy ot the central power. We have
heard them Justified on the ground that the
objects to be attained were good, regardless
of ihe fact that the employment of unconsti?
tutional and nrblirary means as a system to
correct evils may be woree In Its consequences
than the evils themselves, and that the over?
throw of free institutions almost always be?
gins, by the assumption ot arbitrary authority,
on the ground that existing evils call for it.
We hive a law In force to-day. which, had lc
been on the statute book before the war,
might, by a liberal construction such as we
have so frequently seen In our days, have put
every anti-slavery organization, as an unlaw?
ful conspiracy, at the mercy of a pro-slavery
After speaking of the usurpations of the Ex?
ecutive upon the rights of Congress In the
Santo Domingo case, he said:
We are told that the people do not care
about such things, and that those- who raise
their protest against them must beset down
as captious fault-finders and disappointed
soreheads. Wei!, if lt ls true that large num?
bers of people do not care about the obser?
vance of the laws, and the maintenance ot
those constitutional principles which form the
bulwark of their rights and liberties; If lt ls
true that the great Republican party ls con?
trolled by Influences which are ready to sacrl
flee the sanctity oribe laws and the co ns ut ut
to pirty advantage, then,! Bay. It Is'htgh il
that these who do care should rise up w
patriotic determination to defend the laws a
the constitution, not only against arbitn
assumption, but also against equally dang
ous Indifference. The time has come wti
this effort must be made, and I conflden
trust there are still men enough in the Kept
Mean ranks whom a slavish terror of thep
ty-whip win not deter Irom doing what th
conceive to be a great duty. It ls time, I st
for another term of such arrogant assumpti
ol power, and such wanton acquiescence m
furnish* the flunkies of power with sud
store ol'precedents for argumentas toben
der the common understanding until peoj
cease to look for ordinary means of relief.
THE 8?TRE1?E QUESTION.
He then spoke ol the growth of the Unit
States, of the consequent growth ot the m
chinery and appliances of the governmei
and of the tendencies to corruption. It b
came the supreme duty of those in power
check this dangerous tendency with vigor ai
determination. To accomplish this great ei
three things were necessary : That those
high places, whose conduct was visible to i
the world, should Bet an example of scrap
lou! purity and lotty unselfishness; that tl
ruling party should, In Its criticism, and
the handling of its power, be .severer ev<
against the shortcomings and trespasses of 1
own members than against those or its opp
nents; abd lastly, thac our present system <
civil service, which has become the hot-how
of so many alarming abuses, should be i
reformed as to make honesty, capaclt
and fidelity to the public Interest the criterio
of qualification, instead ol partisan servie?
and thus to destroy the corrupting aod lyrai
nlcal influence of the government patronag
He who runs may read the daily failures of it
administration In these particulars-ihe nepo
ism alone exceeding anything ever before n
corded In the annals of the republic. Con
paring the administration of Grant and Bi
cha?an in respect to the use of public patronas
for party purposes, he said that if James Bi
cha?an had lived to-day he would have t
admit that In that line of business he was bi
a pusillanimous bungler. In the days of Abn
ham Lincoln criticism, and the sharper th
better, waa sought for, but now criticism wa
a political sin. The charges made against th
administration are answered by Idle or abt
sive remarks, and the public morality Bins
lower and lower. Civil service reform Is os
tenslbly favored by the President, but ever
one who opposes lt ls an administration mai
The Cincinnati movement Is the logic?
outcome of this condition ei affairs.- Honet
men are going to meet there and see >kwha
thpy caa do about lt" Referring to the fami
lar charge against the supporters of tha
movement,' ttiat they were disappointed men
he said; "Yes, we are disappointed men-nol
Indeed, disappointed la the sense in whlci
unscrupulous slanderers call us so, as ll wi
had not received all the patronage we wanted
for no man who has observed current event
can fall to know that favor would not hav.
been wanting to us had we consented to wea
ihe livery ot the White House-but we ar<
disappointed men In a higher sense; dlsap
pointed lu that whole-souled confidence wltl
which we clung to the party and rallied aronm
an administration which enjoyed such urea
opportunities. Honest and Intelligent men c
all parties are breaking loose from the bondi
of party, and a grand effort ls to be made for i
better order ot things. To all honest Bepub
Ileana he said:
lt, by your pleading for party integrity, yoi
could succeed lu stopping ihe movement w>
are engaged in; if you could seduce us bael
luto the party traces, and thus secure a ne?
lease of power to the influences which a
present rule you, do you know what the con
sequences would be ? An insurrection at i
future time; and then-who knows-mud
more uncontrollable for good; for the greate
and more provoking the evils to be remedied
the more reckless tue means for their corree
tien. Will you repeat your dangerous expe
dient of acquiescence ?
THE MOVEMENT MOST 00 ON.
But you cannot stop the movement In whicl
we are engaged. [Applause.] The men wb<
have undertaken it have risen above party die
tallon. They have cea?ed to measure the!
convictions of duty by the rules laid down In i
caucus. The great objects they aim at stanc
to them above mere party considerations
Those who are now in good earnest working
for constitutional government and reform will
aol be led by their noses by those who lead lt
the opposite direction. This movement wll
go on; by your Joining il you can make li
creater and more benedclal la Its influences
You might as well attempt to sup the Missis?
sippi In its flow. Nor - do I think you cai
prevent Its success. Neither you can,
nor partisans of any stripe. But a few
weeks ago the Cincinnati Convention
was spoken of by politicians with a con
temptuous sm'le; to-day that smile bas already
turned sour on their Hps. Listen to the
tidings coming from all parts of the country,
The people bave opened their eyes. They see
through the deceptions with which they were
surrounded. Their best Impulses have re?
gained their strength, and they demand that
the truth be apo Ken. A spring-time of new
hopes bas come. And yet you see now only the
beginning. Before long, the politicians who
but yesterday scoffed at us will turn pale. No,
you cannot stop this movement, nor do I
think you can successfully resist lt. I am not
quite Inexperienced la Judging the growth of
public opinion, and I soberly predict that be?
fore a year Is over the banner of Constitution?
al Government and Reform which we bear
will be planted victoriously upon the Capitol
ot the Republic.
Loud cheers resounded through the halt as
the last telling words dropped from Mr.
Horace Greeley's Speech.
When the applause which followed Schurz's
address began to die out, Mr. Greeley said :
The surveyor of the port of New York bas
given us notice through his organ, this morn?
ing, Inviting us to attend a convention to be
held at Elmira on the 15th of May. I now give
him notice that we do not propose to attend
that convention. ?
At the two last stated conventions some of
our delegates w?re bought and some driven
out. Those two conventions were simple In?
sults to the Republicans of New York who bad
built up and sustained the Republican party In
We are going our own way, and I give him
notice now that he can Bend out as soon as he
pleases hts neighbors, his Inspectors and ware?
housemen to the country districts of this Stale,
to hunt up delegates that will misrepresent
the people of those districts. He can elect his
men without a conflict. We are going another
way than his-to be represented at Cincinnati,
and atterward in such conventions as those in
true sympathy with honest government shall
see flt lo call. [Applause.]
I did not attend either ot the two last State
conventions, because I did not care about be?
ing kicked oui of them by Roscoe Conkltng or
Tom Murphy, but to satisfy my friends, not
because my own Judgment sent me there, I at?
tended the orgaalzauoa of the present. Legis
lature of our State, and saw the majority won
over by Hie Inducements and threats ot the
customhouse to elect a man speaker whom
they did not believe best fitted for the place.
I saw enough of thal rule and its conse?
lam outside now, and go forward with the
non-officeholding Republicans to the Cincinnati
All who are lo favor of adjournment say aye.
Mr. Greeley then retired.
The Scene Outside.
Outside Cooper Institute the crowd was Im?
mense. Thousands of people who were un?
able lo gain admission to the hall waited
patiently to hear some one speak from the
portico of the building. At eight o'clock the
crowd mus* have numbered eight or ten
thousand. Nothing like the enthusiasm
shown has been exhibited since the last presi?
dential campaign. Rockets, bombs and col?
ored lights blazed In the air, and a band of
music discoursed enlivening music. The open
square between the Institute and the Bible
House was densely crowded with a seething
mass of humanity, anxiously walting for a
speaker to appear. Tue best good nature
prevailed, and men said to one another,
"What would Grant think if he should Bee
this demonstration in Washington?" Loud
calls were made for speakers, but
lhere seemed to have been no prepa?
rations made for so great aa assemblage.
At about ball-past eight an Individual
mounted a wagon in the square and began
to address tho crowd. The people were
anxious to bear BO me one speak on the Issues
of the day, and expressions of regret were
heard on all aldea when lt became evident that
further waiting waa useless. Every entrance
to the building was blocked, and at au early
hour the order was Issued to refuse admission
to every one. Still the 'crowd waited, and
men seemed loath lo depart so long as the
barest chance of gaining an entrance Beemed
possible. On Third avenue and Fourth avenue
the sidewalks were completely blocked, and it
was not until nearly ten o'clock that the great
majority of the crowd bad disappeared. One
feature particularly noticeable was the good
humor that prevailed; there were no disturb?
ances outside the building, and everything
passed off in an orderly manner.
THE ALABAMA CLAIMS.
An Important Debate In the House ot
In the British House of Commons, on Fri?
day evening, Mr. Rathbone asked whether the
government had sent, or intended to send, Its
counter case respecting the Alabama claims to
the Geneva board. Mr. Gladstone replied that
the case had been prepared and dispatched to
Geneva. Touching the contents of the docu?
ments he would say there was. nothing rela?
tive to claims for indirect damages. A note
accompanied the case containing a declaration
on the part of government for the purpose of
reserving all rights appertaining to the Queen
in this arbitration, BO that In the future the
government would not be fettered by any Im?
plied compromise. Mr. Bchenck had been duly
informed of the coarse taken, and bad notified
Lord Granville that there was no objection to
lt on bis part. Tne American counter case
would be presented to the Geneva tribunal
without prejudice to the rights of either party.
Mr. 8chenck bad since iniormed Lord Gran?
ville that the Government of the United Staioa
concurred In the view that the presentation of
the counter case would not effect the position
assumed by Great Britain on the question of
Mr. Disraeli wanted to have Ihe papers pro?
duced, and asked whether Lord Chief Justice
Cockburn was to resume bis duties as a mem?
ber of the Geneva board ? To this latter ques?
tion Mr. Gladstone replied affirmatively. He
promised the British counter case would be
laid before Parliament at an early day. He
praised the House and people ol England for
their forbearance, and Congress and the peo?
ple of the United States for refraining from
attempts to embarrass the question. The last
note sent to Washington bad not been an?
swered. When the reply was received, no
one would be more willing to make the House
completely acquainted with the details of the
negotiations than himself. Disraeli said he
wanted to Impress it on the government that
the country was desirous of clearly under?
standing the conditions under which the gov?
ernment sent its counter case to Geneva,
This very act admitted on the surface the jus?
tice ot the American claims for Indirect dam?
ages. Mr. Gladstone made no further reply,
but again promised the documents would be
Lord Granville, lu the House of Lords at
night, made replies in substance the same as
those of Mr. Gladstone, to questions put by
Lord Stanhope. Care had been taken, he said,
to so frame the counter case and accompany?
ing documents as to leave to Great Britain
the right to withdraw from arbitration,'should
the differences on the subject of Indirect dam?
ages not be settled. Earl Bussell thought the
fovernmeut had failed to escape from the
I fri cul ty. He declared they ought not, under
any circumstances, to consent to the conside?
ration of claims for Indirect losses. Earl Bus?
sell then gave notice that on the 22d instant
he should bring In a moiton for an address to
the Queen praying that Instructions beglveu
that all proceedings - before the arbitrators at
Geneva be suspended until the United States
withdraw their claims lor indirect damages.
TIFFIN, OHIO, April 15.
Sixty buildings were burned here to-day.
WARREXSBURY, Mo., April 15.
The Ko il ford House and elevator were
burned to-day, with 50,000 bushels of wheat.
AVER, MASS., April 15.
Thirty buildings, including the Odd-Fellows'
Hall. Unitarian church, arid postoffice, were
burned to-day. LOBB $200,000.
Alf OTHER FRANCO- GEBMAN DIFFI?
LONDON, April 15.
Reports are current here that troubles h?ve
grown out of the recent diplomatic negotia?
tions between France and Germany. The rela?
tions between the two countries are said to be
again in so critical a condition that grave com?
plications may be apprehended.
GLIMPSES OF GOTHAM.
NEW YORE, April 15.
A special from Leesbnrg, Ya., narrates
another supposed poisoning horror. Mrs.
Emily B. Loyd ls suspected of poisoning her
husband, their four children, and their aunt.
Professor Toury, of Baltimore, claims to have
found arsenic in the stomach of the last de
The colonelcy of the Ninth Regiment has
been tendered to the wealthy Jerome D. Fel?
Delegates from the various trade organiza?
tions yesterday consolidated their organiza?
tion by the lormatlon of a work logmen's as?
sembly. The Internationalists were rejected
on the ground that they were a political asso?
THE.GEORGIA BOND F BAUDS.
NEW YORK, April 15.
Thomas J. Simmons..Garnett McMillan and
John J. Hall, of '.he Georgia legislative com?
mittee, appointed to register and Investigate
t he ownership of the Issue ot Georgia State
bonds, have taken offices at No. 49 Wall street,
and expect to hold daily sessions until the first j
of May. General Robert Toomba ls not with
the committee as was erroneously reported,
but is detained in Georgia by sickness. The
power accorded to the committee by the acts
creating lt is, that they have full autborlty to
examine and ascertain the number of bonds
which have been Issued, and ihe aggregate :
amount of the same, If any have been sold or
hypothecated, by whom sold, and the amount 1
paid for them, when and to whom paid, and ;
all other facts connected with their history. i
Where such information ls refused, or where
the bonds are reported for registration, lt shall
be construed as prima facie evidence of their i
fraudulence and illegality. The act also states
that none or its provisions shall be construed i
Into a pledge for the payment of any bonds ls
sued July 1st, 1868.
THE COLOBED CONTENTION.
NEW ORLEANS, April 15.
In the Colored Convention to-day resolu?
tions were adopted as follows: The first gives
thanks for emancipation and citizenship. The
second pledges unswerving devotion to the
support of the nominee s ot the Philadelphia
Convention. The third endorses President
Grant, and thanks him for recognizing men
without regard to race or color in making ap?
pointments. The fourth prays that colored
Republicans ot,States where there are no Fed?
eral positions given to colored men may ne
longer be ignored. The fltth acknowledges
overwhelming Indebtedness to the services of
Charles Sumner. The sixth praises the action
of vice-President ? ollax In delivering the
casting vote lo favor of the supplementary
civil rights bill. The seventh appeals for pro?
tection In civil rights in public places and
upon public conveyances, and the eluhth
condemns the Republicans who voted against <
the civil rights bill, and pledges that they will ,
vote for successors to them whenever they :
have the power.
-. . . " .
-The Chinese carte-de-vislte ls a curiosity, i
It consists of a huge sheet of bright scarlet .
paper, with the owner's name inscribed lo i
large letters-the bieger the more exquisite, i
For extra grand occasions this card In folded
ten times, the name is written in the right i
hand lower corner, with a humiliating prefix I
like "your very stupid brother," '\your un?
worthy friend who bows his head and pays his l
respects," Ac, Ac, the words "your stupid,"
taking the place of our "yours respectfully."
lt ls etiquette to return ihese cards lo the visi?
tors, lt being presumable that their expense ls
too <*reat for general distribution. j
HUBBUB J? COLUMBIA.
THE UNDER- CURRENT OF- THINGS \
A New Slate-Tb e Crop of Candidate?
One Way to Fix Mattera-BaalneM and j
the Crops-The Ka-KInx Arrests.
[FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.]
COLUMBIA, April 13.
The events of toe past week have disclosed
nothing that would make any very startling
announcement to tbe world, yet there have
transpired, beneath the .surface, many things
that, as time rolls on, will have mnch to do
with the destinies of this State; and though
transactions are now but little known of, out?
side the circles In which the manipulation ls
performed, some day the people of all classes
and colors, when they shall know more of
them, will demand of those persons who now
affect to beor ar? the self-constituted stewards
m explanation of all these things. The ,lwell
jone, good and faithful servant,''will, as lt
il ways bas since its Divine conception, sound
agreeably to tbe ears, and rest easily with the
:oQsclencee of those who may worthily claim
ta utterance, but the principle that "thon
:ast been faithful over a few things, I will
low made thee master, over many" will work
>nly in exceptional cases when applied, as
ippearances might indicate lt should be, to
.hose who pretend at the present time to hold
.he future ot the government within their
Indeed, If this maxim were applied by inver?
sion, In the hlnted-at new order of things for
he future, lt might be said in this wise:
'Thou hast proven false to the trusts imposed
n thee in the past, I wl^l now give thee op?
portunity to prove moro so." "Thoa hast in
i small way been rascally, thoa shalt be given
t chance- to be a bigger rascal, for unto bim
hat hath shall be given," &c.
The projectors for new plans find no easy
ask In making Beleotlons for their slate; they
ure constantly running against that fact which
:untlnually stares them In the.face, i. e.: "Our
:olored friends demand this, and they are our
itrength"-and the colored friends know lt.
Tbe big thieves, bloated with their Ill-gotten
rains, and over-confident in their ability to
make a judicious distribution of a small por
:lon of them as a kind of toll-sllence or hush
noney, may not shake In their boots quite so
s rd emly as the little fellows who have out got
i single grab in the general rush for the spoils,
md wbose only hopes are ia the future; yet a
settled look of despair as to final results ls
llscoverable even with this class. Something
las to be done, and little and big wire-pullers
illke are puzzling their brains how to accom?
plish lt. To satisfy the clamor for office, made
3y tbe majority, tue white leaders find they
mve sacridces to make, more stupendous than
.bey bad calculated upon.
There have been many rumors afloat as to
aow they contemplate extricating themselves
'rom this dllemna, and in the desperate fix lt
is not at all Improbable that several of the
most heretofore prominent white scalawags
and carpet-baggers will go by the board.
One of these rumors fixes a ticket almost
antlrely colored. This ls done for appearance
sake: lt is tipped at both ends, like a croobet
needle, with white, but lt means nothing, and
gives the following colored candidates io rof
Ice: Lieutenant Governor, Bansier, of Charles?
ton; ror attorney general. Elliott, of this city;
secretary of Stat?, W. H. Jones, of George?
town; and adjutant and Inspector general,
Robert Smalls, of Beaufort. The wing tips
are F. J. Moses, Jr., at one end tor Governor,
and R. K. Scott at the other end for United
Tbe beauty of this Utile game would be ap?
parent if lt was only reversed In the pro?
gramme; but at this time and in this manner
lt ls a very funny arrangement. Of course
Scott don't want to be Governor again! Then
there are the Congressional Districts to be
lookPd after. "Honest John" Patterson for
the fourth; but he's white (?). Ex-Mayor
Pillsbury tor the second; but he's white (?).
Yocum for the fifth; but he's white (?). And
then there are the first and the third districts,
lu which a wrangle will very likely develop.
The senatorshlps are not unco.veted by similar
aspirants, but the anxiety, and I might say,
obstacle in that direction is to effectually dis?
pose of the present incumbents; to do this the
efficacy of resolutions, enough of them to
knit a stocking were they counted Into
stitches, have failed; the out and outers de?
mand removals from office as the next best
means; and then the quarrel, and after that
The spirit which rules lo these matters, re?
ferred to as tbe present under-current, ls car?
ried into all the minor office selections, and
the speculative prospect for radical (In every
respect) changes is almost laughable to con?
template. One man who has nelped forward
somebody, for judge perhaps, or some other
Important office, claims, for instaoce, that the
county having a colored majority should bave
a colored county treasurer; another, for the
same reason, claims the right to be school
commissioner, Ac. Where there are counties
minus the colored majority, the best way to
get out of lt ls to have the present incumbent
of the office arrested for a Ku Klux. That
will fix that point, and lt need make no differ?
ence whether the arrested party be a white
Republican or a black Democrat, so long as
his "appointed" successor shall be colored.
This mode, of course, ls not just what was
promised the Taxpayers' Convention, but
what of that ? If any differences of opinion
arise relative to thOBe promises they can be
explained, (?) you know; certainly so satis
factorlly to one party.
Now, my dear NEWS, this ls a rather foggy
description of bow matters are, and of how
they may be. They make themselves seen
only in outline like the sides and peaks of
hills hidden by a dense mist. Yet as one ap?
proaches them he finds substance, and makes
up his mind thar, after al!, they are bille,
which, if he does not stop to take a reckoning,
will impede his progress. But enough of lt
lust at this time; more of lt by and by, as the
necessities of the case shall require.
In business matters during toe week Colum?
bia has no reason to complain, especially when
the disturbed condition of ihe country above
ls taken Into consideration, and the fact that
the State Is unable to meet many demands
against ihe treasury for which the merchants
and other business men have made advances.
The stores are weil filled with excellent spring
and summer stocks, an inspection of which is
sufficient to convince any one that there are
merchants of enterprise in this city.
Farming operations have taken a lively
start wherever they have not been interfered
with by United 8tates authority, and the plant?
ers are putting forth all their energies to re?
cuperate. Fertilizers have been doalt in
largely, Charleston carrying off beyond com?
parison the palm, so far as sales, quantity and
quality are concerned.
The misunderstanding between the work?
men and the superintendent employed in the
construction of the new United States build?
ings here, has lasted much longer than lt was
at first believed lt would. The matter having
been referred to the authorltlea at Washing?
ton, on the ground that the only difficulty was
as to bow many hours should constitute a
day's work, and lt having been very general?
ly telegraphed over the country, lt assumed
proportlous rather beyond what the real facts
ol the case, as learned by your correspondent,
would seem to Justify. It will be remembered
that just before the Legislature adjourned,
when the excitement relative to the t?prague
Canal was at its highest pitch, Senator Nash
referred to the new postoffice difficulties ia
Illustrating the polut that lt was lrequenily
the case that the colored people la the South
met with leeBreal "snubbing" than they did
In the North; he cited in support of this posi?
tion ut that time that several stonecutters,
somlog from other localities, and north of
Mason aud Dixon's line, had the day before
re! used to work with the colored stonecut?
ters. The next day Borne ol the white stone?
cutters struck, and as near as cao be learned
they did so because colored workmen was
sm i toyed In the same shed 'with them. The
endeavor to make political capital out of the
matie'r has failed entirely.
There have been many cases ot citizens ar?
rested, principally In Newberry and Laurens
Counties, tor alleged offences against the Eu
Klux and enforcement laws, beiore the United
States commissioner, during the week, but
none were finally disposed of, though the
prisoners were moet anxious to proceed, that
they might return to their homes and attend
to their business. Tbe cause of the delay bas
been entirely with the government officers,
who failed to have the necessary witnesses
present. It Is a pretty bard case, at the beet,
to keep men in Jail, not allowing even ball la
many instances, lost because perhaps some
dilatory officer nuls to perform bis doty, or for
the reason that some witness has taken It Into
bis head not to put In an appearance.. How?
ever, the fates seem to be against tte prison?
ers, and especially those irojn Laurens, who
come np again for a hearing on Tuesday.
The new city council ia fairly Installed.':,
Something ls expected o? them, for one reason
that there are so many occasions cwrostantly
occurring where something that will come
under the head of "decent" can be done. The
old oonooil went ont with a champagne sap?
per, and the new one came in in prettymu?t
the same manner. . The committees have all
been appointed, and are pretty well mixed;
for instance, ex-Congressman H?ge Is on the
committee on guardhouse. Measures have
been provided for proper ceremonies In honor
of Professor Morse. .
The bonds authorized to be issued by the
last General Assembly for thecomplettonof
the new city hall and market have been ad?
vertised for-sale at auction, and, If there ls
not a "scrabbling" la the purchase, there ls
little doubt but there will be one for the pro?
GOSSIP FROST COLUMBIA.
Tue Horse Memorial To-Day-Removal
or Pilot Commissioner*-Tbe Spartan
burg Asylum la Trouble.
[SPECIAL TBL BOBAH TO TUB NEWS.]
COLUMBIA, April 15.
The Morse memorial meeting will be held
to-morrow (Tuesday) In the Hali of the House
Df Representatives, Professor LaBorde, of the'
State University, presiding. The Governor
ias appointed Dr. A. G. Mackey as his proxy '
is vice-president of the meeting at the
Dupong and Allston, pilot commissioners of
Beaufort, have been removed for infflcleencv.
None of the engraved Blue Ridge scrip bas
ret been, received at the treasury. Patterson,
Worthington A Co.: have control of a good
hing In tbe issuing ol these bonds.
The stonecutters who belonged, to the oom
nlttee who made the complaint to Washing -
;on have again been discharged.
Twenty witnesses from Charlotte, N. C.,_
formerly residents of this State, are en route
to-Charleston to testify on tbe Ku-Klur trials.
It is probable that the Deaf and Dumb Asy?
lum at Spartanburg will be closed, as no sap
plies caa be obtained and- the pupils are des?
titute. Of last year's appropri?t i o n over three
thousand dollars still remain to the credit ot
the institution, yet the treasurer professes to
be unable to pay its draft for two thousand
lollara, and this ls the cause of the probable
suspension. . _SALUDA* . ? -
JOTTINGS ABOUT TUR STATE. -
-The exact amount of taxes collected In
Orangetyirg County, during the year 1872, wai
-G. W. Tack, of Spartanburg County, has
been appointed by the Governor trial justice .
for that county.
-George Tlsdale, colored, was drowned In
Black River, near Klogstree, while fishing for
shad last week.
-The new town council of Camden was
sworn In last Monday evening. There were
twenty-three applicants for the four positions
on the police force.
-The body of Mr. M. L. Edwards, who was
supposed to be drowned In Long Cane on Mon?
day night of last week, bas not yet been'
found, though diligent search has been made.
-The following town officers were elected
last Monday In Bennettsvllle: Intendant
John D. Murchison. Wardens-D. D. McColl,
J. L. Easterllng, J. Wesley Smith and John R.
-Au Intelligent correspondent of the Wi ons?
hore' News complains that the farmers la that
neighborhood are falling into the annual prac?
tical error of planting largely of cotton to the
exclusion of corn.
-Messrs. Harrison H. Counts and Wm. A.
Marlin, both old and highly respected citizens
of winnsboro', have lately died. Mr. Counts
waa tax collector of the district for a number
of years ia ante-bellum times.
-The city council of Greenville, as an in?
ducement to the Blchmond and Atlanta Air
Line Ballway Company to locate their work?
shops ia Greenville, have offered to exempt
them Irom city tax for twenty-five years. .
-A severe tornado passed over tue planta?
tions in the vicinity of Pocotallgo last Tuesday.
Trees were uprooted, barns and sheds thrown
down, fences scattered, and considerable
damage was caused.
-The contract for the grading of ihe Port
Royal Road, south of Steel Creek, has been let
to Henry Goethe. From Steel Creek to An
Sus ta the work Is let to Messrs. Callahan, Ker
n A Co. The whole line Is to be graded to
Augusta by October.
-George Wall, a member of troop UM." 7th
United States cavalry, was fou id dead last
week In Unionvllle, and the evidence before
the coroner's Jury showed that he had been
beaten and stamped to death by Sergeant
Charles Batlzlg, of the same company. Raiizlg -
-There were shipped over the Greenville
and Columbia Railroad during the year ending
December 31, 1871, 88,032 bales of cotton, as
follows: From Newberry, 23,429 bales; from
Abbeville, 7155; from Greenville, 6361; from
Anderson, 11,843; from Honea Path, 3130;from
Belton, 1324, and from Wllllamston, 839.
-Mr. Rowland Keenan, of Columbia, died
last Thursday morning. He had reached the
ripe old age of seventy-eight years; but up to
the date of his last illness still maintained the
thrift and Industry that characterized him
through life, and made bim, though plain and
unassuming In appearance and deportment, a
useful and valuable citizen.
-The Governor has pardoned Wilson Good
wine, of Charleston County, who was convict?
ed of larceny before Judge Carpenter's Court,
No vern bei u irm, 1869, and sentenced by that
Judge to the pe.iitentiary for three years. He
bas also pardoned J. C. Hamlin, ol Abbeville
County, who was convicted of assault and
battery at the February term of the court
there, and sentenced by Judge Orr to five
months' imprisonment or to pay a fine of five
-A bold attempt waa made last Tuesday
night to burn the Elias block on Mala street
Camden. A fire was kindled ia a little wood
closet, BO that lt waa only after the fire had
gained considerable headway (feat it was dis?
covered. Fortunately, a lodge of Masons was
lu session just across the street, and the fire
being seen by the tyler, the lodge was closed
with scant ceremony and the fire extin?
guished. This makes five burglaries snd one
incendiary fire on this street within a week,
aad the Camden people are beginning to find
fault with their police system.
SPARKS FROM THE WIRES.
-Two French Internationalists, plotting
against Spain, have been arrested in Lealda..
-Chicago was visited with a severe snow?
storm yesterday which extended westward.
-The wreck of a schooner on the west coast
af the Isthmus of Panama ls reported. Many
?Ives were lost.
-Mexican advices are hopelessly mixed.
Another revolutionary bitch ls reported. Gen
aral Diaz ls dead.
-The collector of Internal revenue, for the
Fifth District of Missouri, ls accused of defal?
- Ia the Oceanus case the coroner's Jury
state In their verdict that they were unable to
determine the cause of the explosion.
-The question ot a religious amendment to
the constitution waa revived in a large meet?
ing, last Sunday evening, In Tremont Temple,
-The grand jury In Philadelphia found atnie
bill on aa indictment against Chas. A.'Dana,
of the New York Sun, for libel on Wm. H.
Remote, ex-State treasurer, for articles pub?
lished in the Sun relative to the Evans's
-In the United 8lates Senate, yesterday;
on motion of Mr. Scoti, Monday next was set
apart for the consideration of the bill reportea
from the Joint select committee on outrages m
the late nsurectldnary States, whlcft^ends
the discretion/of the President to suspend the
writ ot Aooeos corpus uutU the ead ol thia