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THUBSDAY, JANUABY 11880.
The Lawrence Jirnol eoacludes that
Atchison baa fairly earstd its tills of
bx Spanish Beaste yesterday passed
the bill for the abolition of slavery is Cab
by a vote of 134 to 14.
o e -
Chicago papers sey 'hat the holiday
trade ia that city ha been the largest they
have bed lor ten years. Jortaohere.
after next .will be the week cl
prayer, sad will be observed by all Evsa
gelical churches throughout the world.
-Flood hat withdrawn from the bonanza
asm. He reeaived $15,000,000 ior hia
Goautok, sad intends to use it for specula
tire parpeses is New York.
-i A 8Eai:ra sccideet occurred on the
Chicago. Alton road, Christmas night, hy
which two persons were killed and a large
number injured. Can, broken rail, charge
able to the cold weather.
Prtridtnt Nicker-on, of the Atohiaon,
Topeka and Santa Fe railroad, denies the
"statement -that Jsy Gould has made ar
rtageBteats to control that road. He says
hkjMlBUJjTT- hT r- asderstandirg with
Mb relative to ttofstare, be: hst it will
aeoast to he is' nneble to predict.
Do hot fail to read the article la another
e column from the Chicago Tribune entitled
CaptnriLg the North by Fraud." It is
oue of "the clearest and most forcible state
ments we have yet eten of the policy which
has evidently been planned by" the dt -Derate
DcmicrrCT to effect the captue of the Gen
The Kau, ot rjsvannan, Georgia, sevs
that removal of the duty upon quinine has
so decreased the price as to enable sick peo
ple to get quinine at prices which are 95
cents cheaper per ounce than those which
ruled while the'monopoly was sustained.
. A BlU UBtEDlT
The Pniladelphia Bulletin ia afraid that
the Democrats in Congress will pass a bill
taking away the lrgtl tender quality of the
greenback, and "set all the credit of it."
And the Chicago Tribute says if they
should do so they would find it the worst
"credit" that ever achieved on a question
of public policy.
The-Bepublican convention to be held at
Chicago stxt summer will be the fourth
national convention held at that place.
The first was that which nominated Lin-
cols atd Hamlin in I860; the second was
the Democratic National Convention of
1864. wh'en McClellan and Pendleton were
nominated; the third was the Republican
'National Convention of 1S68, which nom
inated Grant and Colfax.
Treasury notes or cola certificates, they are
aa fnt'' part of the national currency.
The Philadelphia Tkmta cordially en
mt the ooorse of the Postmaster General
ia tmblishisE a "black list" oi lottery
agents asd dealest to whom the payment of
mosey or delivery of 'letters is prohibited.
It thinks the government is fully justified
is thus guarding the easily duped citises
against throwing their money away on pre
tentious frauds, and that Postmaster-General
Kev deserves infinite credit 'for hie
persistent warfare on the thousand sad one
forms of swindling that infest the malls
asd play noon the credulons through the
sewinaDers. aad he should nave tse out-
spokes support of every moral influence
that can be brought to bear in suet a mat
ter. On the other hand, the Globe-Democrat
thinks that the Postmaster-GeneraL'though
actuated by the best of motives, is going m
little too lar, and says the regulating of the
morals of the people of the United States is
a lane contract for the Postmaster General
tc accept, and that if be pushes his theory to
its logical results he will be compelled to
open and read most of the letters and news
papers that pass through the mails.
ALL SPIRIT ur.
The sew California legislature is all
split up. From a pamphlet just issued by
the Secretary of State, in which a complete
list of the members is given, the recapitula
tion shows that there are seven different
kinds of polities represented in the Beaste
aad nine in the House. The Senate con
sisU of forty members, divided as follows :
Republican, 22; Democrats, 5; Working
men, 8 ; Workingmen and New Constitu
tion, t; Workingmen, New Constitution
tut RannhHrsn 1 New Constitution and
Democrats. 2: Workingmen, New Constitu
tion and Democrat. 1. In the House there
there are eighty members, divided as fol
lows: Bepublicans, 37; Democrats, 14;
Workingmen, 17; New Constitution and
Republicans, 2; New Constitution and
Workinemen. 3: New Constitution and
Democrats, 2; Workingmen and Republi
cans, 3; New Constitution, 1 ; Union, 1.
The Republicans have a clear majority in
the Senate, and lack but four in the House,
which number they will doubtless be able
to pick up from among thoae of Republi
can predilections elected on fusion tickets.
When the Legislature gets to work there
will likely be but three parties to consider,
the Bepublicans, Democrats and Work
ingmen, and it is easy to see that the Be
poblicass will hold the control.
Is startling, like a arebell" latbenlgnt.
It is oaslaoss, Ilka the rambling wmen
recede the storm. When predicted sapor-
It was deemed lnereoioie. no uw
no words fittingly to express oar Horror at
this crime. The aaea who did It deserve ex-
The pertr which saatains kwkuu
hateful la name forever. Ite tnnmpn
i. k. tfe unlade to disasters wuicu
ooald only end la ana-chy. and tnen In the
overthrow of our system. iw t"-"-h
t.. mntriTad this aebeme and art.
aow executing It are steeplnc their aonla In a
(BUtlaess creator than that wmen resu upon
IU kindred crime of secession, and ought to
stand In .history as public eaemles deserving
only death. Deliberate murder is as aeaarr
lug of palliation as this waking a mockery
of a solemn, a fair, a general nd a qnlet elec
tion. Acquiescence In thH Iniquity would
be, Itself, a high crime. The popular will
Hear be respected.
THE COLD WAVE.
IT KXTEJIDBTOTMB EAST AJ WEST.
Xstaera mtaaesirte SasteiaglaUaaelr aad
the r-aelac Caul Exyeriaaciag Csld
Weather Beysnd the Kemtm-
brsate of All.
A Washington special thus figures op the
probable status of the Senate in 1881. If
,Nw York, New Jersey, Connecticut and
Indiana elect Republican Senators, and
General Mahone, of Virginia, goes with
c the Republican or Grant party, as he calls
it, the Senate will be Republican by two
majority. If he remains on the fence, it
will be a tie, and the Vice President's vote
will decide all political and other import
9IAKE A SOIE or IT.
Don't forget that most of the Democratic
papers aad spokesmen, in all parts of the
country, endorse the Maine frauds. A few
of them, more honest than the rest, con-
, demn the proceeding in very mild terms,
but the great majority of them endorse and
defend the Garcelon infamy. Let Repub
licans make a note of tins fact. Demc--
cratic stump speakers will try to deny it
J PK9B4BLV WW.
An enterprising add ingenious person ia
Boston has just written a book to prove
that St. Paul really lived long before the
Christian era; that he never heard of the
Apost Peter, and that the Virgin Mary
was 92 years old at the time of her mar
riage with Joseph. The author considers
this "the most radical attack ever made oa
Christianity ;" and so, perhaps, it is. Asd
a very radical attack on Mary, too, which
is the meanest part of it
HOW IT WAS DONE.
Everybody remembers the great Chicago
Savings Bank failure when Spencer, the
President of the bank absconded, taking
with him the funds of depoeitrs to the
sum of hundreds ol tnousanus. spencer
hat now been found, somewhere in Europe,
has been interviewed by a newspaper re
porter, and gives the public view of the
inside working of the concern, showing
how it was done. The Tribune gives an
account of how Spencer obtained control of
the stock, from which we copy as follows:
... . . . ..
Spencer's first purchase ot Jhe mock was
prob.bly a tona Jlde payment of money
which he drew out of the Cook County Na
tlonal Bank. After he had secured aplaoe
in the management ot the Htate Savings In-
Oltntlon, however, and liaa oegun to Day in
ail thn stock he could set in order to secure
complete control of the. Institution, the pro
oeas seems, from mi own aamuBioun w
have been something like the following:
"Jones," we will say, was the owner of 11.000
worth of stock, for which he had paid 1100 In
cash and given his note for I 00 ; Hpencer was
willing to give "Joups" 00 per oent lor the
latter's stock, or H.OOG: thereupon Bpencer
gave 'Jones" the latur'rf note for 1900 and
deposit-d hUown In place of It. and also
took 13,100 of the money in Dana: iuciuukiur
to the' depositor;, paid the sum over to
'Jones," and deposited anotner oi nis ( speu
cere) notes for the amount of money tnus
Withdrawn. Bpencer scarcely aisguisea mm
plan of operations In his statement "of the
.,.ir Mi,un,. Indeed, he saya : "The
Htockbolders knew all the time tnat I was
borrowing the money to buy out their Insti
tution." It Is only thle theory that can
ratmnallv account lor the enormous sums
represented by apencerM nou. If Bpenoer's
statements bo truo, ll is apparent that a large
part of lhelostht Ml upon me aepoBiwr"
went Into the pockets of the 3lociho!ders
hnmldoutto Spencer. haying been taken
from the vaults by the Utter to make'the payment-,
and that the original stockholders re
ceived about W.0W of the depositors' money
for every 1100 of their own which tbey put
Into the concern. It is evidently with regard
to these transactions that Spencer declares
himself able and willing. If te Indictment
against him be removed, to point out to de
nmiinni "how aurt where they may find
property, If not money, to reimburse them
selves for their loaiea." This tatement is
inntlv based npon the assumption tha
the selling stockholders knew whereSpenoer
was getting the money to pay lor me sioc
he purchased from them.
BiMaarck is suffering with rheumatism.
Sstallpoz killed 162 persona at C&llao,
Pen, ia October.
n S32 hirthn. 164 marriases and
490 deaths ia New York City last week.
Kasy of the TJtea are members of the
Mormon church, and all of them believe in
Many of the pupils of the colored schools
at tic Louis are prevented from attending,
being without shoes.
Governor Hoyt, of Pennsylvania, is of
the Connecticut extraction which fettled
in the Wyomisg v alley.
Simon Cameron so longer takes part in
public affairs. The woman who sued him
is is the poor house sow.
Science has discovered that a very rare
article of spoiled egg can be made from con
densed Saratoga water.
Sixty yers ago the mother of General
Grant was Hannah Simpson, the prettiest
girl ia Bucks county. Pa.
M. Leon Chotteau, previous to his em
barkation for this country, had an inter
view with M. Gambetta.
The person cremated at the Le Moyne
furnace last week was Charles McCieery, a
young man of New York.
The Canadian House of Commons has
lot fnnr of its members bv death two Lib
trals and two Conservatives.
The Vienna Prease was confiscated by
the police for reprintinr an article from the
Peru Figaro to M. Gambetta.
Mr. Parnell, the Irish agitator, is a
PmtMtant land-owner, and Mr. Killen is a
pillar in the Preebyterian Church.
Cathartic pills are called "puuiki price-
xytztxsjace" is Polasd. They must oe
harder to swaiiow inau wucu iwi .
The first regular train over the Boston,
cr.... Tnui x, Weatarn Railroad en
tered North Adams, Mass., on Saturday at
ABerlin dispatch ys the requisite meas
ures have been taken to prevent any dan
gerous extension of the prevailng famine in
Sir Francis Hincks has been declared not
guilty of signing a fraudulent return of
the accounts of the Consolidated Bank of
Manslaughter in the fourth degree was
the verdict rendered last week against a
New York driver whose wagon struck and
killed a boy.
The ice bridge is the Mississippi river at
Dubuque is solid, and teams are crossing
to that city, bringing trade from Wisconsin
Dr. Franklin was opposed to the adoption
of the eagle as the national emblem on the
seal and coinage of the nation. He pre
George Price, colored, convicted at Cin
cinnati, for the murder of Ville Blsck has
Chicago, Dec. 24. At St. Paul the
severest weather reported for years prevails
to-day, and throughout the State.
St. Vincent, near the Britbh 13e, reports
the spirit thermometer standing at 58
At Crooktton, Minn., it stands 56 below
At Grand Forks it is 50 and at Breckin
ridge 39. .. ,
These places are in the rtea stiver v ajiey
and the cold wave seems to have come from
It.. TOviftiatt ,111 latnTlH
In the eastern and southern part of the
State the weather is tuilder.
In St Paul the thermometer did not fall
below 15e below xero. -
An unusual amount of snow has deixyed
trains on all the roads, some trains oa the
Southern Minnesota and Northern Pacific
being abandoned last night All trains
lrom the west are late io-mgni.
is thi Trarr.
Sajt Feascbco. Dec. 24. The past two
days the weather throughout the Pacific
.inn tin hm ilmmt nnDrecedentlv cold.
Tne harbor of Victoria, Vancouver Island,
is irosan over.
A creat deal of fbatictr. ice in Puget
Navigation on the upper Columbia and
Williamette rivers is suspended.
Th tnrlr in eastern Oreson and north
ern California is suffering severely, the
thermoreter ranging; in tne vaiteys oi taia
from 20 to 30 above rro.
Skatim? is reported at Modesto, San
Jo'quin Valley, this morning. , c
Tne fruit has sustained considerable
damage in some localities, but the agricul
tural prospects are very favorable gener
ally. . .
i 4 D...f. rMV .n tia ffitval Han fir.
just beyond the Cul line, thl thermoceter
this morning was oo below zero.
Tn thia ritv thit, mnrnintr ice formed
strong enough to bear a nun's weight and
in some cases the' water pipes were froaen.
Chicago, Dec 24. At Ogden, Utah,
them haa been nnnrecedented eld weather
for the past two days ; it is 12 below zero
"i 1- ? t - & AA4 ah 9 aai A6 n
tnis aiternoon, wane fast, ww uu uwui
the thermomoter is 35 below zero. There
is not much snow,butthe trains ate delayed
by the cold.
Hrlttsa Troop SafterlnR
IivmvTW 24. A Lahore dispatch
says that General Kobrt8 reports that his
troops are sunering irom overwork, com
London, Dec. 24. The Diily News has
been requested by the Peruvian Minister
of Sute that there is no foundation for the
report that a revolution had broken out in
Change In KusMlan liovernment.
Berlin, Dec. 24. In well-informed cir
cles in St. Petersburg it is rumored that if
the Czar visits Berlin and Cannes, the
Czarwitch will be appointed regent.
Abolittan of Rwban Slavery.
Mnnm TW 24 The Senate to-dav
approved the bill for the abolition of
slayery in Cuba. In the Chamber of Dep
uties the bill was red the first time and a
committee was appointed to report upon it.
A. nEH9UB&TIU OPlXIfJKI.
The Louisville Courier-Journal, in com
menting on Governor G trcelon's statement,
eays : "We have read Governor Garcelon's
deffsee of the actios of the Council, but we
are still of the opinion that the Republi
cans wen deprived of their majority ia the
Legklatore by the elimina'Jon of returns
o1t technically defective." To this the
vSosrier-JoarsaL adds: "We hope the
BeanbUcaae will fad some means of ex
cladiag the members of the Legislature
who ware sever elected by the people to
" Bast of the Democratic newspapers have
jt . m - a.1 a,
Brivata, Mt setttiv, iniormauon uu a
fsstie slot has beam forsttd for placing
' Gesaral Great ia the Presidency, whether
aaaaUWekeed or sot; asd it is revealed
thai Mr. Bameey was made Secretary of
WsrswasM se-woaW be willing to e
lbs amyis Graat's interest whes the
ariait essaaa. The Philadelphia .Bulletin
ayalerraUrrTlatioa,Ukea ia coojase
iwa with tba atanelsg sktsxestases that
has Aaes il.aatsg a t
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Tba eaUe dispatches to-day report the
arrival of niafurnii-ssw at Gem. Kolmrsf
etams sear Cabal, but the aHuatioa is still
asytsisc sat pleasaat for the lglist
r- Rkimar eaatossMst. where he k be-
TMK KA.IHE FKACDtS.
TheThiladelphia Drtes, which is usually
very careful and eonservailve in ita utter
ances, has very positive opinions upon the
Maine eoosplracy, and expresses itself in
very positive terms. It declares that if
fata enversmest is worth asything this
hspradent and infamous attempt to over-
throw It must aw zmsu. a.uu ...-
be no parleying with it The conspiracy
should be uoveikd. The atrocious conduct
of the Governor and CouncH, thsmeelves
personally interested is the result1 which
they declared, should be exposed aad sub
mitted to popular judgment. The popular
eosscienoe should be appealed to. fhe in
iquity sought to be perpetrated should be
made apparent to every mind. All peace
ful means to right this wrong should thug
he resorted to. Fair notice of the conse
quences which will follow peraistesce is it
should be gives. But if, adds the irex, is
view oi them, the guilty asd corrupt scoun
drels who have nnblashingly sought to
overrule a popular verdict by the exercise
of arbitrary power will sot stay their
h ads, bat propose to go forward to seise
wast at aac asms sy ragai ec
stUn hal tot-bar,
to owssiae s ssw frsUa
.kut, ..n iaelude those who are
kaows to have been chosen. ThatLegWtf
tan, it eaye, aheuld raoceed to canvass the
rote for Goveraor in the beet attaiaable
form, asd to elect a Governor, then sav-
hnen sentenoed to be haneed on the 28th
of May sxt.
Judge Abner Hizfton, rged eighly-six
years, probshly the oldest practiciug law
yer in New York State, died onSatuiday,
The exports ot provisions and tallow
from the United States during November
were Z7SV.77 b lees than ior tne corresponu-
log month last year.
IT.nn Williami rliipf nflScer of the
steamship New York, fell into the hold of
that vessel at Ww u leans on saturaay,
sustuniog fatal ir juries.
At Rjcheeter, N. Y.yesteroay, George
CT Hrnwlav millep.tnr fi r the Daily Union.
cut his throat with a jxk knife, severing
the windpipe, and will die.
A common advertisement in E-glwh pa
pers: "American Fresh Beef W holesale
and Retail. Consignments received every
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday."
Let us have no more pictures of Santa
Clans smoking an old clay pipe. If he
cannot afford a meerschaum or cigarette he
needn't expect to oe semiiiea u our ki.
Mrs. Hotchkies and Dr. Wilson, of Lock
TtortN. Y.,under indictment for the poison-
ing ot the nuioana oi nn. a"ran, u
been admitted to the sum of $10,000 each
John Dancan, a tram band on the
Southwestern Railroad, fell between the
- -.; thirtv.five mileti from Col-
umbos, Ga., on Thursday night aad was
During the recess of Congress the
workmen will be employed in the hall of
Representatives to perfect the ventilation,
in accordance wima inuiuuuu mu ... -the
Colonel Lone, the first American officer
to enter the service of the ex-Khedive of
EcvDt. is now in New STork studying law.
It is his purpose to return to Fgrpt and
August Beck, of Philadelphia, com
mitted suicide yesterday by shooting on
tbe P. W. and B train from Baltimon for
Philadelphia. The body was left at'Htvxe
V-.tar.tfta- ma: the coldest so far this
season at St. John, N. B, the thermometer
..iw in tha mnrnino- reffisterinftr 14 degrees
below z ro, at Fredericton, 10, and at Monc
ton 21 below.
In the caeof Victor.aliasBebe La Costa,
charged with the murder of Policeman
Page to Hew Orleans lasuuiT.iue jurj i
rotnrned a verdict of "guilty, without
capital punishment "
A row ia s church at fxtuourg yesieroay
resulted in a riot, a call for the police and
the preferment ct several charges of assault
, ft. j 1 . 1 Tb. jliatnrnajirai
ana aisorueriy sanuwk a.7 - -
grew out of as old quarrel over the pastor.
Tk. T.altan nhiallwr of DeDUtlM hSS
passed a bill authorizing the government to
f t a--.- -. t ! rnaftrtltir Tft
taxe immeuiaw ncai ---of
the public works, ia order to reUeve the
distress of the working classes by furnish
ing then with employment.
a . Mnma nl ha Rannhlican members
of the- T i an Bases Legislature, os Siturday,
they adopted a naolstioa recognizing tne
Sute debt as a paramount iarae, asd de
claring that they wobW espportso propo-
sitioa loekisctorepadiatioa. -
A report corses, boat usaaa tsu ise
ti . t-i- T3aht Oaaraai will
Aevextewl to tba Gevarsar Gaaaral as
ravitatios to viaU that city, asd aaeet the
Govsnon of six of the BUtaa oi the
of bsisff'snasat at s proposed "deatoastra-
PftKrTir HoK 9i A rnnvnnnndent hears
from good authority that Count Sudof, the
Austrian minister at iuaana, win Kucceeu
fv.ml Pihv t rVinntsntiiinolo. and that
Count Kalnoky, the Auatrian,amhsseador at
Copenhagen will succeed Biron ijangnan
at at retersburg. a tn ot tnese appoint
ments are said to have special significance.
Political JJItTerenceH in France.
PABI3, Dc 24. The Republique Fran-
ciise and P.ix have published articles
which are' calculated to cause serious con-
cmto, as hey can only bs regarded as giv
ing evivence in mo cji-lcui? v Dft.vua
difference between the views of President
r:roftrv'an1 thnoAnf UamlMtta. The article
of the Republique Fraociise is regarded as
a plain intimation that Gambetta is ready
to take office.
The Pair states that thre rz no crisis
at all atjd that there ia nothirg to do but
appoint a successor to Lenojer. The Paix
is President Grevy's organ.
Tb.8bir!narca.toMa-wensss rT TO choice by peopl,. It should
malrfk.eludif(d ante and inpesdest Gov-
tbesgh atiirai.y quite , - - R t mn - . to ,,. to pay s.
London. Dec. 24 The owners of steam
er Boruasia allege that they balieve the
vessel hstill a float, as she is built with
water-tight compaitments and that sne is
ill in the track of American veetels.
They alsj allege that they are hopeful con
cerning the crew and passenger. The
third officer's boat was the last to leave the
.u;n imnni tha other boats was a larze
boat containing twenty Spaniards and the
mate's boat, containing tuiriesu perauun.
These, when last seen, presumably by the
third officer's boat, were doing welL The
third otbeer mane an ucsutcraiui auciupi
to tow another boat, contaimeg two men.
The crew of the steamer, when the boats
left, were building rafts. .The wind was
.1 tl ! !.. T i. aaarfAt at lh
Ulan D1QW1UE a KUIC aft o as -'
office of the agents that the captain did his
duty manfully. r
In his statement tne tniro omcer oi uu
Borussia ssys that after a large boat con
taining twenty Spaniards, and the mate's
boatp, containing thirteen person", had left
the Borussia, a life-boat, containing two
of the stewards of the steamer, got adrift.
He was sent after this boat by the captain
and took charge of it, taking his own boat,
in which five men were left, in tow; but
the boat ws swamped and all on board
drowned. The third omcer ecdeavoreo to
pain reach the Boruaeia, which was last
sinking, but was unable to make head
against the wind.
He was ultimately compelled to abandon
the attempt and run before the wind.
At the time this occured there were etiU
three boats with the Borurssa, ..,,'
Another dispatch says: The bark Fulda
has arrived at Liverpool, with fiveSpaniards
who were saved from the Borusua. Owing
to their inability to spek English it u
j;Kr.i in cat Imm them a connected nar
rative of the terrible hardships they have
undergone. Their boat, before it left the
TWnaai a. contained besides the Spaniards
the mate and three women. Bat no sooner
was the boat lowered than it was paruy
stove by knocking against the steamer.
The mate and the womea accordingly re
tuned to the wet k, but the Spaniards part-
. . ft .!. I Ia 1. ftfttA Ktat ftanftb
aom' cIoth and their ropi breaking, thy
were cast eft from the steamer. They had
some provision, but none t them Knew any
thing of the stesmehip. For five'days aad
.: .Uhla tkaa war tnaanrl ahonL enflerisc
tarrihfy.when they were observed by ike
bark. Tsey know nothing ol tne iate oi taw
The London Board of Trade' haa ordered
as inquiry into the loss of the Boruaia.
hass afoarrr vnwa.
WAeTnHQToat,D.U,Dee. 24. Btpiassr
taiiTeWalkridn Field, of Bjstos, ose of
i the most proBoanced of bard stosey mss is
New Englasd, is tse cosne ot a -.
tended interview oa the fioasdal aituatios,
makes the comawsta which follow bbob tse
rmmendatiana of the Secretary of the
Treasury aad of the Preftideat: "roatrJ
out at ose blow witaout any ww -
legal tender quaUty of sore than ose haU
the legal tender money in circulaUos might
be followed by injuriom coseeqaesow Is
good times, in ssch Hji J as these an sow,
is the existing cosditioM of trade, JhiBge
might go weU esough, but the ex
coBditioa of trade cannot costinue indefi
nitely. The large advance is our favor to
be settled by coin or ia our bosda
Mtrarr aoxziixx stop,
and pznics at any time are likely to arise.
Provision should be made far such exi
gencies, and if the hgtl tender charactarM
taken awsy by legislation it ought to be
gis at some future time, asd sot begin im
mediately upon the pwsgeof th reeolu
tion. Some maintaiu that it should be ap
plicable only is the discharge ofcoattacu
made after the resoluttoi takes effect.
Referring to the case sow pending is tte
United States Supreme Court, Mr. meld
calls atteatios to the fact that the Supreme
Court had already decided thiequeetios
two different ways, and that it
COULD HAKE HO QBEAT OT1SZKC
to the coaatry if, in the peadisg ease, it
should reaffirm one of the most coamctisg
already given. Mr. Field saya : .';I
not is favor of forcisg any decw o of
the Supreme Court of the United States
oa thifi matter. I have a great dbsifcs to
involve the courts is a decision of politi
cal questions unless it is actually necessary.
The courts are, of course, bound to decide
n actual case brought before them. If
that decision involves a decision of the
constitutionality of law of Congress, they
are bound to declare their . opinion, and
that opinion is binding upon the inferior
courts of the United butes, and has great
weight, indeed, with both the legislative
and executive departments, because most
of the actions of executive and most jaws
oome ultimately to have their validity
decided before the courts, and, if the
courts declare them invalid, the acts ot
BECOME TBACnCAIXT void;
but it was never meant that the Supreme
Court of the United States should be the
ai annan-vialncr naramonnt authority
in the United States, and, as is well known,
Congress sometimes nas insuftcu, aou we
RnxntivB has sometimes insisted, upon a
policy that was thocght to be unconstitu
tional by the Supreme Court, but which
has afterwards been decided by that Court,
through changes which happen in it, to
be constitutional. The respect of the peo
ple for the judiciary, the feeling that their
rights will be determined with as much
impartiality as the law of humanity will
permit by a Court, should be preserved,
t not only by Judges but by keeping tne
Court so far as is possible out oi partisan
Btriifs ana out u pwuw
If the case of Chittenden vs. Butler is a
fictitious case, and the court find it out,
they will not decide it. If it is a real case,
hey must decide it when it is reached. The
court having once decided by a small ma
jority that the Legal-Tender acts were un
constitutional, and by a small majority
soon thereafter that they were unconstitu
.tional, it would
ADD NO VXBY GREAT WklOHT
to the question if now the court adhered to
:. c-r. ,i;a;n a errant nolitical aaee-
tion cannot be permanently settled by an
act of any court. It would be very difficult
for the court to say that congress had the
right under extraordinary exigencies to is
sue paper money as legal tender, and that
congrens itself is not the judge of the exi
gency." REFUNDING 0PKBATI0N3 TO BE BE8UMID.
w.otiftvnnvvftT TW 24 The officers of
the Treasury department are expecting
that Secretary Sherman will soon reopen
his refunding operations, to far as to issue
the IOS,UUU.lMW oi me per wu., "
authorized, but which have not yet been
sold. Theee bonds are ready for issue, and
it is believed that the holders of the 5 per
cents., dne next year, can be prevailed
upon to fund them now, upon the terms
which the Secretary intend to offer.
ti..u km nnt vat ItMtn definitely decided.
but it is inteaed to make them so liberal
as to insure a sufficient exchange to take
nn the whole atneunt remaining of the
4 per cents.
THE DEMOCRATS AND THENEHBO EXODUS.
Washington, D. C, December 24. Sen
ator Voorhees, Chairman of the Special
, Committee on the Negro Exodus, is "deci
dedly against going South to begin taxing
testimony at present, but wants a few ne
groes, such as theDmocratic members may
decide upon, summontd before the commit
tee here. Thia program ia not satisfactory
to the Republican members, who insist that
the investigation shall be thorough, and
. ..:.. J TKa mnmnMnt of netrroes
from North Carolina to Indiana has not yet
kaan atnnned. Hardlv a day paSSCS without
numbers goi"g through this city. News
reached here from Indiana that the
Domocrats are making deaoostrationi i of
hostility sgainrt the new comers, probably
with a view of deterring any more from
'BXCtnft KrwW nox A!le.
Asaraa af a War dead Vpea tse H-rl-
ztm-areas aai AaaaBaalUoa Helms;
Salnsl to Aagaata What
IXDord. Vaacsboio aad Alhasy are libs
swam, asd tba isjsetios el the ist-tss freaa
ILxu tu as siijcii tin iliitins of twoBep-ramatitivas.
I iaaw i Vaouomi
freaa sf air w
i to-day oyer the
Canty Probably Playlaa- Doable.
r , Drana An?nv C..t.. Dec 24. via
Lake City, Dec 26 Ouray and the chiefs
selected to go to Washington came to the
Agency yesterday, bringing with thenv only
a part of the prisoners. General Hatch
refused to go unless all the prisoners
demanded by the commission were sur
rendered. Ouray asked for further Ume,
aad five days more were granted to deliver
them at Cline's ranche, thirty miles from
- .ko ! In AlsmrMB. at which
next, uu aio - , - .
place General Hatth will wait their com-
Ouray is either playing a double game
or is nnable to accomplish what he at-
The snow is from five to fifteen feet deep
on the rang, and the General is compelled
to build sleighs in order to make the
The success of the commission ia 'some
what doubtful, acd the rmy may yet be
called upm to settle the Ute question.
from tba bam of rappliee, asd
i it is by hostile forces, makes
tha ntnation aaim critical. Gesaral Bob.
arte m with him sow about 10,000
mmi haa twilim for JtBOSt foST SM
Osa ef the ssn0exis sad alarmiag sk
mamts is tsa Britieh ataatisa ia'tbo Bsosr-
taisty as to tba dispositios of mvaral el the
BaaaM tribai whom frlesdsaip has
M m Altagetbar than m exeaneat
i far tba asxiety which js felt is Ear
, thai seised .bis so
is a reewt esvartatios with asw Yerk
Bvli isssrmr: -.
r. X baseva U lath.aoUtte sad ricstjarta
JTslsm Btoms.to malsmlf sa etreaiaUoa s
uaalaantaf MtaW redmmaklS laSetS.
'W'ajilrfliwf''-'- '"" TseGev-
the prompt re-
tcrftaa'laraw amosat of earreacy
ressa. U tse.
Jt -7- . . -- .r-'
ataae tw ta owveniiaswr. no
iT'" -- m ?-.T-- .,-ry - . ..
;HaMsto t tyffJIl Jtttatatt,asd the
. a a- tkaaaba aaswasslsl 4mmaSlwtfVaaiBl
at. anneal to the people to pay bo
tTa to the revolutionary cabal who may
be isttalled is the 8tate House. It should
atop the wheels of admiaistntite machis
. nmtil either bv the peaceful mease
mj . . " . - . . .
-ktl. the law mav offer, or by tse Tioteat
mesas which an the extreme mediaseoi s
dhcatiri body politic, this depsrate crime
may be averted or crashed. Whatever this
isms may involve, it caasot be halt so
.ffiietiaa. m acqoiesotnee is the overthrow
ef the elective priaciple.
The opisioa expressed by Thb iTKaS
last Saaday morsisg is cubstaatially eav
aanm Bvthe Pms; it admits, aa wa stated
it, that tmsoorslo came require deeperate
retaediee, aad that the cam oi htaiae m sa-
aesbtedly s desperate ease. It ia a cam
wilbost preeedest, asd there ia, therefcre,
.ag the 'books" to iadkate hew it
koala ha treated. It ia the fast time is
th ki-lorv of the soverameat tbtt a selib-
arate attempt has bees made toditiraaehise
messesMof a Bute, aad retais mower is
aliases ol the jmblic wll,felkwisctly ex-
-i . bii asd free electi-m. As to
tas extraordisary importasea el the
.tu ta aarlia eharacter ol the
iscy, the Praw adds that setaiag liksk
has erereocarred befsn, sad lbs fast el im
a . . a -ft - -.
w v a Lar hia attorneys. J.
Wau. aa. a: w ai i ft. t "-y j
M. aad'Clheater H. Krom, filed ttute aganst
the Iadiaaapolie St. umu ssa "
Losis Bridge Comssay. claiming flO.000
damegesfromeach.. From the petition it
appears that tse puiaus, proviueu . -throegh
ticket to s esrtaia point not deaig-1V.-j6u-
il . hah nt the Tadiaaaoolis
& StTLook Railroad at the Uaioo depot on
the aOtb iset. Whes the trais is wa
Fortescue had tokea pasmge got oa .the
bridge a eslmator ia the employ of the
SJjt- rvananv come throosh the car.
asdfor some slteced trivial irresularity is
g- TTT i- ainWaa withflat cftOM
!----., -iZLla-J .at
or icesos. as aiieg-o, , ---
iiiialaiiat ass groea auwB, . t.. -ihm'aadsdsst-ictrr
ia the earn above stated
fzomthesViBgeCompasy. The plaiatii
t?j t ktlLnif i the can of the In-
,-r-i j, St Lonis Railroad Company
.". ' -a .1 tHtiua offered him.
TIE ASMaBlAW WAK.
avat Uaemar jreettss Abbsbs se
fJciuaB Treep-J siovemeavts-maa
slam oeld at Cabal.
LOVD05, Dec. D.-c 25 A corresTposdeat
at Lahore reports that a sutpicious move
ment ia noticed.
Proceedings from Agbanhtea frontier
Botes that the Ghana, ia small sanies, are
traveling to distant pans oi inuia. .ever
.; nr the interior takes from twenty to
forty Afghasistase The authorities an
os the alert asd will watch travelers.
a . rnirinn, rireninvtaBCB is the fact
that large number of Arabs are oonstaatly
arriving atuomoay, ana uuwu(a iwj wj
stopped at railway stations whenever then
-- l.n.4 fne ananirinn. thev make
tjair tray to various cities of the iaterior
Was KSWa-ti rtm
The matter is attracting the earnest at
taatios of the government.
at the ume ot tse iaajgBiuesonei a., jL1BOeapAtcB itxiByBwoaaaiaa
admaawthBTOailoBspart7defeBd- q, Qonfb baa joised Oes, Babuts with-
. :i; mMnmA Taiaa nmner DTO-I ":.:-
atj aec aaaaaaa, mm "- ' J a qj ppmaniiu.
Porlt Stickers VbIsb BrwkeB
CkJeaaS Strike Over.
Chicigo, Dec 26.-The first ge
was under arms eat ly this a. m, P"P
to moye for tse stock yards in case their
services were called for. Towards boos,
however, everything being quiet, they wen
dismissed, with orders to - -
doty at eight o'clock this events; at the
tock yards. .
rowier uros. nv- "re?","7 ' ""j
800 BOB-usion mes. tightyssvea e
ZCl:. -U !. antifind the BBaOB
to-day that they had withdrawn, aad all of
BBaaBvBSB BBIVBBSeCa BaBB SaBI VBBBBBPEBB Wa 1 araaaa, anr
-w " 1
Pn.W Bma. intend to kill 1.600 boas to
day asd 3,000 to-morrow. m
Mea an leaviag tne ubk ui "
The military met again in the evesisg,
V. AllcmmJl at nine o'clock. It 1
stated that the packers, who employ 5,009
lace, acreed sot to eswage oatoa mes.
This does sot include P. P. Hstesjsea.
who employes 2,000 aad who m -JlZ
palhy with these, althoagh he haa signed
Bosgreemeat. The claim is that the aaioa
m btciamsg to dtsostegrate rapidly aad
today's developemente give color to the
Bahoob, Mat, Dec. 26. Excitement was
casaed ben yesterday by reports of the in
tesded removal of arms asd ammuaitfoa
from the State armaal to the dspo for
traasportaUoa to Augusta.
Aboat5p.BL, two truck teams loaded
with arms aad ammaaitioa were stopped
oa the Kentsekesge bridge by a crowd
which rapidly isoeaatd so that the streets
wen filled with people, declaring the arms
should sever be carried out of the city.
Mayor Browa demanded of the teamster
orders asdar which he vm acting. No sat
Uf aetArw a ear was sivea at first, the mas
sayiag Thayer, lasdlord of-the FeBobsoot
liirrhasfa. san mat wnm tttt ttw name to
Ukethearma, A yocsg man named French
then paabed throtich. the throes, and said
he was a clerk ia the Adjatast-Geaeral'i
office aad was movisg arms to Augusta,
under the orders from the Governor. The
excitesMst of papal ana was greatly increas
ed by this statemesl, sad the crowd at
tempted to Bsharsem the horses. The
Mayor told Fnach he had not force esough
to guaraatee aaiety of the smmoBitioaa, if
aa attempt to remove them was persisted
in. While the people wen exated. he
mid. he would take so respossibility of the
trouble that might ensue.
Fnach decided it beet to return the arms
to the armaal rather than incur the htiard
of a riot, aad the Mayor furnished police
to protect them. .
Oa their retara, public' excitement was
ircreased by the report th-t J. S. Smith,
Greenback casdidate for Governor; S. W.
Hosktss, Fusionist, and Major M.
M. Faleom, oi Oldtows, were closeted
at the Pesobaoot Exchange during the day,
and Major Fulsom appeared oa the ground
after the team asd told Clerk; French
that he made s mistake is not pushing
through to the depo, asd urged him to
change his orders for their return to the
arsenal. French war, however, unwilling
to assume the rerpoarihility of a collision
with the populace. Excitement is at feyer
heat throughout the city.
SaWATOB XXLLOGOT TIZW8.
Washinotow, Dec. 26. Senator Kellogg,
of Loaaiaaa, is the happiest mas ia town
w tha Maine affair. In an interview
in the EresHcsr Star he stva : "It is the
hktorv of Loaisiaaa in 1872 being repeated
"What dtt you mean by that?"
"I meaa that the Maine case now and
tne lAniiiaaa ihaI 1R73 are exact nar-
allela. Yon will remember that I was the
Republican candidate for governor of
Louisiana and my Democratic opponent
was McEoery. Well, the election passed,
and oa the face of the returns McEoery waa
elected goveraor aad s McEoery legislature
aa elitftaati Tfia ' tetui iiiao board, how
ever, canvassed vote, asikefaw required it
to do, and Uking advantage of technical
lues and irauos, i was retumea as ukwu,
at well aa s majority of the Republican
legislature. The law, however, provided
the legislature should declare who was
elected governor. The legislature returned
as elected met ia the Statehouse, and the
VT.-EVw ImmUmtnrm ftnat at Mnrhanics'
Institute. After the Republican legislature
declared my election, I at once telegraphed
President Grant the aluation of affairs, and
he soon settled the dispute."
"How, governor 7"
"Why, he issued his proclamation recog
nising my lawful election, and that was the
end of it."
"Do you mean to leave the inference,
then, that the fusion legislature in Maine
will be the true aad lawful one ?"
"I mean to leave no inference other than
that which caa be drawn from the state
ment that the Maine case of 1879 and the
Louisiana case of 1872 are identical."
"WILL BE SZTXLXD.
Boston, Dec 26 A Portland special to
the Traveler says that the sentiment among
the better and leading clam of Democrats
in that viciaity seems to be that Mr. Mor-
.Slt'a nmmaitinn sill ha accented and that
the difficulty will be settled without trouble
of any sort. There is a better leeiing in
THE COUNCIL'S EXCUSE.
Boston. Dec 26. A special to the Herald
from Augusta says : The following is an
abstract from the report oi me commutce
on the Maine election returns, made in the
"Your committee, in eubmitting tleir
report, deem it necessary to state specific
ally certain fasts connected with the ictums
from many of the towns, cities and planta
tions which have materially affected the re
sult of canvassing the votes returned.
There are many'returns which, owing to
fatal defects, were not counted; but we
specify only those which have affected the
result. . ,
"Article 4, part first section t, oi tne
constitation regulates the manner of elect
ing senators and representatives to the leg
islature, and also the process of transmit
ting to the Governor and Council the evi
dence by which thev are to determine who
has been elected. This section provides, that
in the case of towns and plantations muni
cipal officers, in'open'town and plantation
meeting, at the close of the election day,
sort, count and declare the votes cast, and
f . i;. nt all the nenona Voted for.
and after the Berne of each person thus
voted for shall write the votes received
by him. This list shall be recorded in the
open meeting by a clerk, aad a copy of this
recorded list shall be signed by the select
men aad attested by the clerk, and sealed
., ; ,m Allan ftnatftW. Thia codv of the
recorded lkt,thns attested, is to be depos
ited in the omee oi tne oecreiary ox owm
within thirty days thereafter.'
A section of the revised statutes require
na ; AAtirM ti tla fortffoir.tr specific
and 'mandatory provisions of the coastitu-
i.; .1 a cl. ..- .kail atate the whole
uud, ww u nuua -. - -
number ot votes cast at tne eiecuu
"The same section of the constitution
Mnn;Maiifti 'th nnTwanr and Couacil
shall open sad compare the returns thus
transmitted, aad from them determine who
appears to be elected, aad the Goveraor is
to isms to such sennas certificates to take
their mats is the Legislature.'
The first requirement is that the returns
shall be made asd sealed up in open tows
. 'iat;nn naainn. "We understand
.i..f.ii.:. tv aanninMl in order that the
electors may be preeest aad that the
returai an made ia accordance with the
facta; aad we an jot tse opinion tsat. re
tuns set made ttia'aaosea meeting are
not legal mora, and caa not U coBBted,
and we have acted upon thia belief in our
tabolatkme. . , . .
'Several protests, accompaaiea wiu -
The niiaisralsliTrs districts, is most
dot several tows, ia
of the towas the foil ckristiaa semes
of thecaadidatoiseemto have beea need;
ia other, oalv the intlalt: aad we hesi
tate as to whether we could count the
initial samer with the full aamea. Oa aa
ezamiaatioa of the law we find that the
SBpreme Ooart (voL 64, page 506) has held
that the Goveraor aad Council mast coast
them as distinct and seperate. By adopt
ing this rule, laid dowa by the court, the
election of fiv BreestatTvre seem to be
affected, vis, F. W Hill, of Exter, Carsoa
H. Woodcock, of the Daaforth District;
James H. Clark, of New Castle; Jobs H.
Brown, of the Hodgetowa District and
James W. Leighton, of the Blank Dis
trict. . i.
"The revised statutes require that fa the
rase of the plantations, in addition to the
forms required by the towas, a list of the
voters of the plantalioas shall be seat ia to
the Secretary of State, otherwise that the
returBs trom such pi aa tat tone shall sot be
nftftial W fannd the returns from
seventeen plantations irregular ia this pern
ucuiar, ana we bhd maauw un .
i.hnlftiina Tt will then aDcear that the
rejection of them returns elect the election
ol two JttepreeeBtauvea.
tfTha atatnta ranninftBUnt oi nattinff forth
ia the returns the whole number of ballots,
in many cases was not complied with. We
have found that it has been tse practice oi
nrarailai) nath a traa aeeonnt of it
received. It was rumored during the day
that the Capitol Guards was ordered out,
but then was so truth ia the report. Tbea
it was said that the Montgomery Gpards,
of Portland, would be here oa the afternoon
trais, bat they did not put in an appear-1
the Governor and Conscil tor sassy veers
to reject such retarns, sad we have not
deemed it sate to deviate rrom wis long
est ahliahed interpretation of the law, so
fullv recokaixed by our predecessors, asd ia
making our tabulation have omitted all
"It will be perceived that these refeetioas
affect the election of tewral Republicans.
Ia the county of Washicgtoa the casdidate
for the Senate setms to have beea voted for
ia some of the towas of his county by the
name of 'John T. Wallace, Jr.' and is
others by the name of 'Jobs Wallace,' but
we have tabulated the votes as thrown for
two different mea, as we have no legal
knowledge that the same person is meant.
Two eeta ot returns were sent in to the
Secretary of State from the town of Fair
field, each of which contradict the other,
and itfwas impossible, from the contradic
tory character of the returns, to determine
the result of the election in that town. We
have, therefore, rejected the returns from
tnat tnam in the tabulation. Tha rviec-
tioar affects the election of one representa
"Accompanying and attached to the Re-
Eublican returns from the town of Skow
egan, there was a statement signed by
the selectmen that a certain aumber
of .ballots were protested to as being illegal
under section 29, chapter 4, of the
revised statues. One of the ballots objected
to was attached to the returns of the se-
lectment, in their certificate of how many
such ballots were thrown, and in this cer
tificate thev inform the Governor and
Council that they make the return sub
ject to the legality or illegality oi tnat
kind of a ballot. The ballot was in tne
form of an ordinary sheet of paper, folded
to make two leaves. On one of the pages half
the candidates' names are p'inted and on
the next page the balance ot the names o'
the candidates appear. We are fully sat
fied that that kind of a ballot is clearly in
violation of the letter and spirit of the
fnftftminfn.namMi ntatnte and we have ac
cordingly rejected a number of these bal
lots in making our tabulations.
"A protest was filed against counting the
returns from the town of Cherryfield, on
the ground that the officers who attested
the returns were not legal officers. The
affidavits presented with the protest estab
lishes the fact that not one legal selectman
presided at the making-out of the returns
and the receiving of the votes. One of the
selectmen was a foreigner, and could not
legally hold the office of selectman.
"The Hnnerior Court have held that a
board of town of town officers consisting
of lees than three is not a legal board.
Acting on this opinion, we have rejected
the returns irom tne town oi tvuerrjuriu.
This affects the election of one Republic
"Several nroteatfl and affidavits to Sup
port them were referred to ua, asking the
rejection of the returns on account of the
legal defects in calling the town meeting ;
also on account of improper check lists.
The copy of the record presented to us
from the town of Skowhean shows that for
the election in that town only one copy of
the warrant was posted, and the record does
not show that one was posted in the town.
The objection to counting the vote of the
city of Aubnrn was made because the
Goveraor Garceloa reached'the city this
aftersooB. Only two of the Councillors 4
were here, No business" was transacted.
Govesor Garceloa was seen to-day and
said he knew nothing further of the
Baagor affair than what bad appealed in
the newspapers ; that for judicial reasons,
he had ordered French verbally to remove
the arms aad ammuaitioa. He thought
the whole matter waa one of great discredit
to the city.
At a special meeting of the city govern
ment it was voted to increase the police
force to 200 mea, so that the city marsh aL
may have a bodjr to call on r :ase any
trouble should arise.
Tke fniinwine fa Gavsrsor Gsrcelon's
reply to the letter of Hob. Lot. M. Morrill :
xj-viston, uec, iO.
How. Lot M. Morkix. CHAiRMAir, etc
Sir Your communication of the 24th
reached here yesterday, just as I waa leav
ing Augusta, acd take this early oppor-B
tunity to reply. The excitement .in the
public mind i, in my judgment,
wholly without excuse ana is wunoui c
question the result of a systematized at-.
tack of vituperation and slander upon the
executive' department, not only without
parallel but without cause. Be thai as it
may, it is the dutv of every good citizen to
use his best endeavors to allay the public
exitemeat, however created, so far as he is
able, aad resort to .tuch measures as will
allay civil strife aad at the same time se
cure the ends of justice. I ou intimate tnai
it is in my- power to restore peace, tranquil
ity and good feeling to the state and all ite
inhabitants. Nothing would give me greater
pleasure than an authoritative opinion
upon the points involved in the present
condition of affairs, and also uponsuch as
; i. 1 i:i ft.. ... T.U. Din... t initi.ftta
mignt oe uany j arise, a k """
potato that occur to yon which ha-e not
already been adjudicated'upon, and I doubt
not that we may be able to secure a satis
factory, or if not satisfactory, such as n.ay
be deemed authoritative. The fact to
which you allude that lrge a number
"Republican members-elect failed to receive
certificates, is due to the fact thai so many
municipal officers failed to comply with
the constitutional requirements; andthu
by the judicial decisions, the governor and
council, have no autherity to overlook,
This condition of affairs i no fault
of the Governor and Council.
Mr. Morrill will send a communication
to Governor Garcelon to morrow, in an
swer to the foregoiur, proposing the que--tions
to be submitted to the Supreme Ju
It is the general judgment of both parties
that Governor Garcelon will agree to refer
to the courts a lengthy petition signed by
two hundred and fifty-three prominent citi
zens, including persons oi coin panii.
mailed to the Governor tc-nignt, urgiag
upon him the propriety, expediency a jus
tice of asking the opinion of the Supreme
Judicial Court, in according with the re
quest of Morrill
Capiarlas the North by s'raad.
Notwithstanding the adverse criticism of
the chief newspaper organs of the Democ
racy en the conspiracy of Garcelon and
Pillsbury to steal the Government of the
State of Maine, Gov. Garcelon telegraphs
to Washington that he will not recede from
his position, and that if nece-aary he will
not only order out the State milita,but call
for United 8tates troops to enforce his revo
lutionary program. This shows that the
Democratic party is eeveral degrees more
wicked than iu newspapers, hor it ia not
to be pereumed that Gov. Garcelon i act
ing without advice Some days ago Jui.ze
Trumbull, o! this city, announced that he
uA .riminxl the (vftnaiitutiou and laws of
Maine, and 'was prepared to-uatainthe
action of the Governor of that State. Thin
is a pointer from which it may be inferred
that Gov Garcelon submitted his proposition
to defeat the intent of the people of Msine
as expressed at the ballot-box to leading
Democrats throughout the country, and
obtaiued their approval ol it betore pro
ceeding in the execution of the plan.
Tl... ; nntliinu natural or le"ic ll in tfl'
cropping out in ihe i .r DowD-Et Sute of
Maine ol an extreme .iece oi utiuia.
villainy, except upon the theory that it is
part of a plan ol the Democratic party of
the whole country to enter upon a general
conspiracy to "teal control of the govern
ment of the Nation." This great fact must
l uiu.,i;i hnmn in mind : the Democratic
voters' names were added to tne cnecs iibib i ...-....,- ..,. ;, ....uMainn
Lthree of the warden violation of law, party -hm ,. 1
divitotosupport'them, against the consUm;
of ths retarns specified therein, have beea
oosmdered by as, Inese protests aue
that said returns should not be counted,
towa awsetrar, bat
tore, when ao ose but s portion ol the
aaade after the
iHvate offioe or
while the voting was oing on, on election
"The affi-lavit filed fully establish the
fact, aad other dfiJavits show the ame
condition of things in other citiea.
"We coafider thM l&cu as not legally
nnnmiaahi hs- the fftovernnr and Cnuneil.as
a canvassing board, and we hive duiegard-
ed them in our tabulation.
"Wa recommend the reference ol all sucn
papers to the legislature.
"The returns fromPortland are detective,
'nexanae thev to not cdmnlv with the con
stitutional requirement which provides that
the persona receiving the votes shall be
stated in the returns. A large number oi
wnita were retnrned from said citV as "scat
tering," and there was no possiblemeana
anoraea uj tne iciuiua mj uciBiuum
whom such votes were thrown.
The returns from the citiea of Saco, Lew
iston, Bath and Rockland are fatally defec
tive, because they were not sikucu uj
majority of the Aldermen. Under the
Statutes and by the decisions of the courts
such returns can not be counted, and we
have been obliged to reject them.
"It will devolve on the Houa of Bepre
sentativee to determine in these instances
and finally who have beea elected to the
House from these citiea, as we have no le
gal evidence before us to determine that
ttrarm. Dae 26. The Bangor Whig and
Courier says that the arms of the Harry
T.;ht Tnfantrr. of Oldtown. one of the
Sute militia companies, were taken posses
sion ot by the fusionista list sight, between
11 and 12 o'clock, and removed from the
company's armory to the residence of
Lieutenat Governor Mills, commander of
the company. The company has sixty
Springfield breech-loading rifle. Old
towais the reaidepoe cf the Fusion can
didate lor Governor. -
DAXARiscATTAft Mc, Dec. 26. An in
dignation meeting was held this afiernooa,
with a large audience, every town in the
. I :.... MnMMfitail mrnft ComlBaT
COUBiy !" aj- -, m
fifteen or twenty mues, boiwuusiuu.u. .j.
extreme cold. Gen. Joseph A. Hall spoke
st length. The closiog portion oi nisspeecu
"believing mat a painou-j c u w
nnnift the nart of the people will bring us
outof this trouble, my voice u bow for
peace decidedly agaisstioroa; ''""
Stizeae, wbea the approach ot anarchy aad
7t" j7: .il lihertr ahall stand
upon oas side aad their prevestioa by force
.1.., I.,m law aaiall raft
Stands upon anmuci nuofta - -no
longer of avail and courts becoms pow
erless to give us jostin-thsal .sat for
responding to the last great right of free
mx Cast as. 1.
iin TW- 96. While a trata of
rates, ale Is Hot
twenty-five coal cars was sscasdiBe; the
asetorB approaca to tse snu-j a amw
aise o'clock tb-aight, seveateea can broke
loom sad dashed dowa the grade at great
peed, wnea oppoeti- J?' jr
tney eacoBBterea s ire" --
i-n.f. nKmmttm A Ooiscv track, aad a
wt.,i ?. m .rlZaL :. -
iber ot tse cars ot mum. im
td to enUatera, Charles Jtosm, oa-
Arlv Joaes. sremas;' aad Harry
ThaKawVark TribBse thiaks Geasrsl
has bees ha PaUaaalshie for a whole week
A kaaiaaac triaaaal a kmltv." That ailiane af
the Hew York Tribaas iLapoor jsdgeot
sahtaiasB. While be hi lsr tas aatoa"
say sear smrs
. I.U.M M ftlftJ V-
Emtea, eeadaeter of the O, R A O. trals;
YTZrZ: TV.aL iiai. .Md aaothsr
maa, asms aot ascertamed, was
v.amnu, Dec 26 Fivs campasies of
isfaatTy aad three cavalry regimsats sn
movisg rrom laais to rewai
a sew divisioa then.
Lobdov, Dec 36. A private letter from
. T.:r-!ij: : rvianl aaatea thai OBS
elYakaobKhaa's aaarsbtoli Bujnir
akThmBosermthat Yakosb KaaataswJf
-- - Jaath aftllllll ni taa SBtSSSST
.Swnmwidae-Boim -? L 2Z2SV
to be drass-d tbreaabthe strestetf Uasat. SwmSB ta Wedats
Thaaaaaa Isator rawsrsms Tm stssasasst I tas Dexaraej p"i ?", .v.-a-i-ii
win mtPATHT. j
Basoob, Dec 24, Letters have beea
a-iTnVbv Ebea F. Pillsbary to eaeh of
ffflLaoYamiBbsrreleetof the Larishv
.L. m ilinaa ftahn hava bssa
T . ? fi, n.n Mn.
taSUOimaur aaw ftvjiaawa.w---
' "Is the ease of the towa of Ptoseham,
sa smdsvit sieasd by two, sslecttaen, es
mbUsbsd themct that tber siaaed the r
rnrsaiB btaakaad the towa clerk took
is sad sued Uieni sp ano tee
aars sokaowkdge of what the
"Far the lateasiat ree.mas we save re
jeetoiiB ear tabalsshms. tas leurtsaata
tinrstBTasfrom thetowmi ef Jsy, Stose
ham, Iawasa; Wsbsmr sad Farmiagtoa.
haaaam aBsarriectSB. htcssii it was aot
sealed aa ia aaoasa towa astisr
- - aJ tSeaa. ataaHnaa a hi Der-
asaswlll' secan seats ia the Legislature
whewwaJaamaavebssa thus seated nao
.1 - Aaaaa. tke fcnaaftajil taWaS beSS
1 j- -a . -. - j-. j ; These
mm p tan.!., at . tatrlet
an jasms v. jv. w a mmj --,
Loais Vetor, of thsFarmiagtoa district ; N.
ttaawaiT. of the Storeham dmtriet; sad
"Ths Puis ems Court have held tsat
aafrfr-1 jJTniTT shall sigs i ths retarns
with their owa haade or atake their marks,
otlurwa the retaras caaaot be coasted.
We have feaadetveral retaraa, fally delec
tive m this paitieBlar, 2 i"?
i-,1 rrymtodthrm. Bty- rnlsjlatd
wwilry tsTeoart, taeSjaroBntoras
bawsbssa by as wjsstsd. This rejectioa
. . v . w ii m - tt i s mss
aaaai aan a amataawaaawaaa aw arawawaw awkawaawswawawaawawkniav w waa
"Wefeasal aaveralretarns fctally defec
! -Waassss tbsT bbbs aot ssmsted by tne
VBj.BSBSBSWiaWww-"! t ,
"T"ri- -i3-tnrs aad we
aBBBsVS) BWBwaWSB BBBWS aawta-w -' B" .
iawe ni Tebesna is
I-. elaaa, w-awiBBaatratlltW SFTl
ww.rrl likai Baven who. kBOWiw t-aeir datT
tL. a..-., af
in uw uuust v
of the iKpuUr branch of Congre to defeat,
arbitrarily, the declaration of the election
of the .TrendeDt by me people, a n p
sufiption is exceedingly strong that Ue
purpose of the Garcelon Pillsbury conspir
acy ii to Bocomplicate governmental 8 Hair a
ia Main that the electoral vote of the
State in 1S30 may be either pecured for the
rt .,.,T .avifl,riatj fir at the V'OtHt.
rendered informal or absolutely illegal ia
order to inndre its rejection.
The hezard of euch an atrocious crime
as that which Gdv. Garcelon haa commit
ted is so great in its moral eflect upon the
Democratic party that it is entirely lllogi
oal to assume that he entered upon it
without consulting leading Democrats in
all parte of the country. Bat if he has not
consulted leading Democrats generally, the
conclusion U irresistible tint he haa con
sulted a clique of desperate Democrats who
nannoaa tn w:n in the interest of their
candidate for the Presidency at whatever
cost of high-handed fraud.
This view of the caae is sustained by late
events in Indiana. The. negroes ol qrlh
Carolina, seeking to escape irom political
persecutionand robbery, were attrrcted to
Indiana " on account of an exceptionally
large demand in that state lor labor. A
faw families having settled there, Senator
Voorhees proposes an investigation by Con
gress of of the cau.ee of the proposed exo
dus, aad the next small party of immigrants
to Indiana are met by an infuriated mob ol
Shelbv county Democrats. Like Poor Jo, the
negroes were told to move on or accept
the alternative of aosaaination. This ia
it... -.. nf tn Tfemncratic conaotracy
. . l l i :. If ;n Uiina in an elTjrt
wnicn mow jiacn .u .....- --.
to steal the Stat GoveTnment, and in In
diana in the purpose to perserve the polit
ical status quo by mob violence. It would
not profit the Democracy to secure the
Electoral vote of Maine or ccmptl its re
jection, if at the seme time it should loa
the Electoral vote of Indiana. And a, res
thousand colored Repnblican voters in the
latter State might caue a political revolu
tion giving its Electoral vote to the Re
publican party. But the Democratic party
1 . :- ..nnnaihilitr for the crime
in Maine or the outrage in Indiana.- o
matter how indignantly tne ''
nreas may denounce the GarceloB-rills-ouryiafamy
if it is powerlem to influence
the perpetrators of it to let go their grip
upoBthe plunder, U might as well be si
leat. So of the Indiana mob. Doubtlesa
it wiU bcdeaouBced by the Democratic
press, but if the Democratic Governor ot
Li7Z- . J.i:. . aa-(and tn 1 1 I Sf IBS SSCk-
ias homes ia the State the protection of the
taw ad declines to punish- the mobs
which maemble to prevent them, the de
BundAtioas of the press will be aa the idle
.- a ta .aarwrtlvelv of Maine and
Indiana-ought, however, to have ac , iajlg
wlio forced us to tbe
aLa. UMNt inn nnutu
n-l are nerform it. let- upon o".i"". -7.. Zx-,1',A.
:qSmfaUwhtheyjusUy 1 tTih.
ballot box. At these great outrages tne
North became Mto'' toT
pom to a solid South a solid :orth. L.
fsU the work wan well nigh accomplished.
But, while the Northern people are con
ratBlating themselves upon the fact ot a
Sat aalger avexted-the threatened
control of the national government by the
P-.e-thfti,n?.Po1 that Stale
K lmaWbrara ofjtheir In
mate victory at the polls by s thiey
Sg Governor, and that he J
togetanyredrem whatever, "t,15010".
Seortthat a Democratic Statjoftfe,
North bars the way to lmmigraate
foSolitical reasons! Thus the &"
Kta which ha, dW'-fJV!!
million tlJz-ns in om sretioa bploTy d
cUreTiteelf in two States of the other
section, and dtfiantlrparades t-;lfry-a
State captured TtoudD&BUta
doeed to immigrants by mob violence.
tins the co:
nnat onoa those
The following resolutioas wen adopted:
r... i-.J That while we eiineatlT desire
a peaceful adjostment of this unfortunate
state of things, st the same time we request
Seaator-electr oautn ana xvepiBauuino
elect Hall to resort to all means in their
power to obtaia their seats, to which our
votes called them, at the orgasiziUoa of
ttelegialatu s ; sad should they aot be able
to do thia. tbea we request them to joir? in
orgasizing mime " - ':z
when a majority of both branches, as duly
-sleeted caa carry outthe expressed wiU ot
the people. , .
Badced. That we pledge our lawfully-
elected seaatore aao repremauuves
threnghoutthe State our ersmt support in
whatever .conraa uw
trostisgthat legal measaree stsy accom
plish what is just ard right, aad that force,
as the last great resort of freemen, may not
THB HXADBrBOSO OOVXBBOB.
Baboob, Me, Dec 26.-Ifiaeatial
Tawcrsts have united is aa appeal to
Uoaer Goveraor MorrUl sad allow the
courts to settle taetronotea. isut-
fa sot likely to seea tne reqaw.
THE BCTXBOZraO ATTEMPT.
Arour,Mx,Dec.26.-The sttempt to
.... . amenal in Bassor the arm)
aad ammaaitioa then asd bring thesame
: il - Sw wktai alt-V
: nitin- at taa atatirm to iw
aaaata at State amsBBl
I ai uaaiiB
., I L aaa
ft. I L. yv the atfti
owe er tae James ar Castar-
ICalLs, Crrr, Dec. 2L-Dora Fox, at
oaeUmea member of. the notorious Jesse
uuo """ . ;n Snmner coun-
tyKalsat' He kmte indictment for
asakSthe murder of J. W. W!cher.,
onefPiskerton's detectives, near Inde
pendence, Mo, oa the W of HiSTJ,
kad also for esgagtsg in the robbery olthe
beak at Isdepesaenm uuna, .-.-
x was with QaaBtrell dsrisg tte wsrsr
Aa old comrade, who. states thsiFoii
told the whsmttcry of lPiciBhB
ths mardar aad. beak robbery, wiU as ale
cbM witaem ageism him.
na ia karaaBBrMBa aw taw mmum. m
ST Wiia warns lanar. urn
eosrvey l i i j
lataaahVwawwkaAltia tn ha father
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