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THIS CA1MO DAILY JJULiLiiiTitt, SATUllUAi', ECEMBULl i3, to'a.
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THE VIRGIN1U3 AF-KAIIl THE
SALARY R1LL-THE CH1KP JUS-
TioKsuir "oup. novs a
PROPER STEP, ETC.
tnt tiboikius xrrxin.
WisniKOTOK, Decomber 9, 1S73.
It is pretty bad to pleas everybody.
This fact Secretary Fish realizes when
firsts vads tbejievcro newspaper com
ments on bit delay in not bloving tbo
Spanish navy out of exiitcoce and bring
down lioro Castle, about the can of the
bloody volunteers aqd thon to know that
"arbitration Charles" Sumner thinks
that be wu too baity and bai got our gov
ernnentln a piekU. I do not. know
whether th war j)urnali and thosowho
try for blood or "Pacific Charles" look
infc through arbitration spelaclo may not
both b a trifle Mtry, but from Secretary
riib'a former friendly couri towardsSpiln
Md hit total disregard lor poor suffering
Cuba, 1 am certain bo bat mado no' un
do haste to call her to account. That he
will trifle with the national honor I do
net believe for no persona! eonsidorn
tions such a both be and his assistant
Bancroft Davis the bribe-taker aro
charged with, will Induce him to brave
the people's wrath. Tho tiumncrian idea
that Spain will claim damages from us
on account of our permitting American
vessels to land munitions of war for hoi
tile purposes in Cuba, is looked upon at
being the creation cf a mind, once very
straight in the wrong direction now very
Baucb warped on account of personal af
fronts, and not capable of teeing beyond
lb tip of Charles Sumner's note. Tie
'publican' administration crnn de
fends Fish ; says everything will bo U. K.
and then pltcbes into tbo Nerr York
'Herald,' New Orleans; Xtaion and tho
other organ here tho 'Chron
icle,' and charges thcai with
pubUibtug atrinl!t,n,t utUt.. to, H, p,,-.
post of bringing iibout war for '-job" pur
poses. The Republican illustrates tbo
homely saying cf "kettlo culling pot
black." The itat department Is confident
that Castelar Is both willing and able to
carry out the terms of the proctocol agreed
upon. Soo patiently await tlio first
steps, the delivery of the Virglniui into
THE S4.L1KT HILL.
The repeal oCthe lalary grab of last tos
slen upon which the people, at least
thos who do not expect to become mem
bars of Congrcss.are one oftnlnd seems to
bother the wisdom of our legislators more
than a little. The way to repeal the bill
which tho people desire Is to repeal It;
but than comes the very important part to
tsembers must they refund tbo cash they
havo received? 1 do not mean that re
wired for last session for that ii icarcely
thought of. It is tho pay already received
or the past nine months at tbo advanced
rate by both old and now mombers, Tho
members holding over looked upontbo ad
vance as so much cloar gain ; tho monitors
of Congress or a great many of thorn
look upon a scat in Congreis, much liko a
Californian would lead in a gold mlno and
feel that they hare struck it in vain if they
can't work it to the best proflti. Tho ef
fort now making is to appease public
olaraor and at the sanio time keep tho
cash.' How It will bo doao docs not yet
wppear clear. Tho preiident can laugh at
tho mca his friends and tho greedy Dem
fcrats have got themselves inio, for hit
fifty thousand dollars a yeir cannot bo
touched. From what I cn learn
no. probablo that tho
expectations 0r tho pcoplo
will be realliei In this mattor, and 1 vory
tnoeh fear it will not be my province, In
satban event, to chronicle tho ydcailng
news that tho Radicals alone aro responsi
ble for the refusal to make a clean iwoep
cf the odious salary grab.
Tna cnur jrsTicKunir,
The Senate went into tiecutivw sesilon
ytsttrday about two o'clock, and romained
inre tionrs acting on the nominations
mad during receu. That of tho chief
justiceship was not brought ud. Tho Ju.
dlclary commltto had ditcunod the
inerlUof Mr. Attorney General Williams,
but could not diicover enough to warrant
their reporting favorably hisconflrmation.
It li a terrible dose for tho Radical Sen
ators to swallow, such words as won
troui, indecent, unfitnen, dcgradmg.ctc.
ar freely uied by the senators in relation
V) tn nomination. Senator Kdmundi. U...
chairman of vb Judiciary coramltloc,
who has a squinting In vu di,et.non ,
lb ehlf Justiceship, did not to Into th.
xeculive session, hoping, it Is satd.tbat
lthr Grant would withdraw Mr. Wil
llam's nam or that the latter would re
leiv tb Senate of tho.dlsagrerablo necoi.
slty of rejecting him.' Mr. "Williams Ii
not sanguine of bis confirmation, but as I
hav not beard Mrs. Attorney General
xpress herself despondent, and knowing
br indomitable sticking propeniltloi and
pulling proclivities, I feel conudnt that
sh will pull him through.
Allack It. Ehrpherd was confirmed iu
th twinkling of an tya as governor of
this district, vie Ilcnry I). Cooke, by tho
Benat ytsttrday. This promptness is
ulaissfrl at t) sure indication of Congress
gltlng all tho moaity hn may aek for.
During tbt past lunltuer tho h'ew "York
'Sun' hat boon teeming with facts, and
fleurti relative to the ''ring' rule In this
dlilrlct. 4Tho 'Sun' scarco told enough
the pcoplo have had their eyes openod to
tho condition of things bore, and If mem
bers rcrmlt themiolvei ti bo bogulled
Into voting millions to bo manipulated by
"our boil" and his creatures of ' tho rinK"
their conilltuonts may very porllnently
aik tho why and wherefore
a ritopcn sitr.
Congreii tbo llouto 1 mean did a
very proper thing yesterday, In removing
all political dliabilllles, and repealing tbo
iron-clad oath of ISCi. As 3. S. Cox sug
gested, it would have bosn more graceful
had It boon dono unanimous!, but two
thirds was very rjood.thoro being :. mem
bers who think It policy to beliovo that
the war Is going on and that the rebellion
Is capital stock to trade on; poor l.w
rence of Ohio, wai opposed to tho bill If
it would givo J'.O'. UsvlJ a chanco to como
to Congress. Ilow ho must Iihvo been
scared during tho war v,hcn tho name of
Jeff, still hauott b!m. lien. Duller alio
ungraclotuly oljeoud. "Wlmt can bo ox
peoted of a hoj but a grunt," not very el
egant but very appropriate
lagan's bill to provldo for cheap trnns
porlatlon of froight and travel between
New York nnd Chicago wss roferrod to
tho Judiciary commlttea in order to do
termino the qucition of uncuiiititutional
Ity charged against it. Onco tho way is
opened in this direction Congress will not
be long in getting control of tho railroads
and canals ol tbo country Mid mi?
them as political machine'.
is nii o inn: n AnrmD.
The Europoan banker who formc-d purt
of tbo syndicnto that placod tho five per
vest bonds, rbfuscto renew tho contract
If Jay Ceok, McColloch A- Co., remain in
The sccrot&ry of tbo navy aski fur a
million dollars to ctrry out tbo -vork of
equipping tbo navy. Thoro is no doubt
but that the amount will be appropriated
at once. At least wi mint en rjndy for
A WOMAN'S HEADSEVERKD FROM
UER HODY WITH AN A.VK.
TifE INSTRUMENT OP DEATH
DRIVEN REMORSE!. ESbiiY
7'roni the Mmiphls Avalanche.
At Uoll'ii Rend, r.ino luilus from Nnsh
villo, Saturday night, a coloreil wumati
bad her bead sevuivd from her body with
an axe. Shu was tho v.ifi of C'narlos
Siainons, a marketer. Her husband
catno homo about U o'clock that night and
feund bur body. Tho 'liauncr' hays:
"Tho ax had alio been driven through
tka tiwolr. xli.mt nil Inch nbov. laavine t
lakoliko picco ic between. Hut wnou tuu
corps was turned ovor, an unspeakably
ghastly eight wai revealed, anu aa pres
ent sbuddurid with horror. It was onoucb
to freczo their blood. A frightful ghiu
bad heen cut with the ax throug tho skull
from the top diagonally ncro;i tho face,
going through tbo tenth, jiw bones and all
to the throat, and laiug it wide open.
Pieces bad betn chipped out of nil her fin
gers aa oho whoubi par.) an apple. On
tPRriug open bor dress, it was discovered
alio that f ho had been itabbed on
each sido ol thu broait-bono near
tho nock, with tithor r butcher knifoor
boivia knife, both wounds bding directly
opposito each other, lloth wounds wero
evidently inflicted with the same knife.
J tho blade being driven in opposite direc-
' : - -. rri . ; i ' i .
and 11 vo inches in depth. Either ono
would havo produced Ucath. Prom all
the circumitaijcos surrounding tho bloody
aflTair It was evident that tbero bad been a
slrugglo, commencing in tho houio
and continuing whero her dead
body was found. Tho knifo must
havu been first uied, and in her frantic
endeavor to ward off tho death dcalmt;
mowc, ner nanus iiait como in contact with
the keon-edged knifoand ber fingers nl
most cut to pieces. It it supposed that
after they reached tin. yard tho murdorer
had picked up the ax from tbo wood pile
and with It cut her through th skull,
when the fell forward upon her face. It
was then that ho drovo tho bloody ax
twice through her throat, almost com
pletely kovcring It .from tho body.
Simmons tho ferryman, Steven Pane,
colored, woro the only wltnesiea exam
ined. Simmons tcstiflod, in mr-iUncn,
what has already been L'ivon, with tho
addition, that ho had examined
Ins trunk to ascertain wb'lbur it
had been robboJ, and found that the
money nor anything elsu It contained had
been in any mannor disturbed. Tbo only
conclusion at which no could arrlvo was
that an attempt had been m&do to outrage
his wife, that alio had stoutly and peri
sistently resitted It, nnd bad been mur
dered. Pane tostltlcd that at about dusk
hn beared Mrs. Simmons cry out two or
times, "oh, don't 1 don't I Oh, please
don't?" and tho doss barklne fiercely for
ashorttlmo. Ha did not go to tbo homo
tn Mcortaln what wai tho matter. This
.was all that could to c!und reuardini:
! the bloody butchory, and thus It is left
siirouaeu in mystery.
I Correspondence of tho conriei-JournaV
In spite of all prognostications to tho
contrary, the gaycty has comnieuced ear
lier won tuts teaiou than usual, Thero
huvo been tonio elcgitiil private mid
public dinners. Tho l'rvttdcnt's tngage
ments aro numerous, for ho nuwr has ob
served tbo otiquotta of bit predecessors and
ducllued invitations, but accepts or not as
ba feels inclined. Every aiptrant for
social distinction sends an invitation to tlm
President and family for lunch, dinner or
evening outortainmunt, and thuy aro gen
erally ou hand. It must bo that the
rreildeot enjoys t oclely, at thurn is no
necessity for his boring himself by going
t' every private home if bo did not wish to
do so, but the gratification, if there is any,
must be inwurd, for thero Is never tbo
slightest outward manifestation, He raro
ly enters into converiatlon or teems to
caro that hu is tho important person pns
unt. if one can detect any feollog In him,
It Is that he Is dated and has not vet ro
covcred from his surpriso at hit own suc
cess, and hit mcdost demcsnor bears some
thing of the appearance of an apology, and
that his adherents and fisttcrcrs have not
succeeded in coovincins him that ho Is a
great man, ami poisoned of such God-llko
So very reticent has tho Bcorotary cf
ti ar ueen aoout ins marriage that social
circles have been conilderably acitated
over th? question, as to tho place, the day
and the hour. Kron now but few know
mat Kentucky Is selected for tho dlitln
gulsbod occasion, and tho 11th the auspic
ious day. Tha Secretary has taken t
handsomo new bouse, 'tlilcb ii now ly find
and olegautly ilnbhod fo tbo reception of
his bride, who will recolvo a warh wol
como from her many frlondi, Mrs
Rower left Now York tovcral weal s since
for llarrodslmrg, aud.will. bo married In
her native town, from the home of her
relative.'. . . ,
Tbo KartoT Rosobnrry who li now
visiting Washington! i h baudfom-jyounij
mhn, nboul twonly-livo years oft.ge. Ha
is a tnetnber of Parliament. During tbo
paitwcek lio lit attendod several cutor
mcnt, t-omo of which wcm given la his
honor. Tbo young ladles uro charmed,
and feel that tbo tlile of Couutoia and tho
coronet has frequently boon bestowed upon
"Waihington bollei, tnd wltv'.iijay iiv,-it
not occur again T
Mrs. Chapman CMcman acd-iiftusbfrt
havo taken up their reildonco In Wh
ington. Thorn will bo an unuiually bril
liant K!iembMg r f Kentucklnns hero ibis
Reported Expressly for the Bulletin.
WHAT CONUUXSS DID TESTEjaAY
(JEN O O. HOWARD'S CASE ItlM UliE
THE SALARY (SHAH - QUESTION
AiaiX L'XHER DISCUSSION.
S. S. COX TELLS WHAT HE THINKS
A ROUT THE VIRUIXIL'S AEEAIR.
WAS IT "COWERED ' OR "COWARD,
TIIATS WHAT HOTHERS DM.
W.etllNOToX, December 12. Tho sec
retary of tha tr;ury has written to the
ca&ir'man of tbo Way a and Means com
mittee recommending additional taxation
bo levied so that tbo revenues may intot
tho expense) of tha govurnmont, and en
closing a bill for that purpose. Tho re
storation of tbo duty on t ja and coileo,
which will yield about $20,000,000 per an
num, is instituted in thu recommendation,
I The secretary alio enclosed n letter from
making tbo following recommendations :
An iucreiiss tux of tu'o cents pur gallon ut
distilled spirits, which would yield j7,o00,
000 annually ; four conts additional pur
pound on tobacco, which would yuld
$1,000,000; on illuminalluggas two ct-nU,
which would yield $5,0OV u00, on gross
ratos of railroads from pattcngcr and
froight earnings, which would
yield $r.,000,O0O; on ttenmbcat
gross recoipts from pasecngert and freight
000,000; ou iniuranco compnulos, $1,100,
000; on telegraph receipts, 1!50,000, mak
ing iu tho aggregate. SJ2,100,o00. Tlio
lax on tea aedcou" would amuunt to over
says if more reyenuo is wantol it could
to obtained to .uo extent of ten millions
by restoring the taxes formerly In sched-
legal lostrumentf doeds, nnl "mort
vatioxal ir:rCN lkarci:.
l'ho annual tfision of tho National
Union Loage of Amerlcit will bo held in
Washington on "Wednesday next at
neon. Tha National Kiucutivi comiuit.
teti will laoo; nt 11 o'clock.
WasTII.vcto.v, December H!. Tho. "sen
ate bill removing tho political disabilities
from Thomai J. Rubcock, 15. J. Harvey
and Daniel Trigs; of Virginia, nnd John
R, Eagan of Texus, was pasted.
Mr, Holman otlercd a resolution direct
ing tho secretary of war to report whether
payments had boon inado to tbo Illinois
Central Railroad company for tho trans
portation of troops unit supplies of tbo
I. nltod States sincH thu first of January,
lt'CO, and requiring llko information as to
other roads, in aid of which land grants
had been made. Adopted.
.Mr, Duull iirctontid a petition from n
large number of business men all over tho
country for tho repoal of tbo' bankrupt
Jlr. Ruck, from tho Commltten on
"Ways aud Moans, roporldd a bill author
izing mo cancellation of too export uond
for fifty barrels of distilled spirit be-1
longing to John D. Jliller. of Illinois.
burned wbilo in bonded curs of thu Uni
tod States After explanation, tha bill
'1 no apeauer Juki ticluro the nuuio
a communication from tbo Secretary of
War calling atlontion to tho ilolaluatiun
in tho accounts of Uon. O, O. Howard, of
tho l'reodniona' JJuroau, and at tho request
Of .Mr. Wood, the loiter was read. At the
conclusion or tlio reading, ilr. W ood of
forid it resolution that thu letter
and accompanying roports rylating
to thu defalcation, etc.. of Gen. O. O.
Howard ba referred to tho committco on
Military Aflairs, with Instructions to ro-
port a resolution providing for trial by
a military court martial of any officers
not implicated tlieruin. Dawes moved to
amend by striking out tho clause relative
to Instruction', ilu wished Mmnly to
havo it reforrod, lcavinc tbo com
mittco to take such notion at it should
Judge bust. Tha uptakor ro-narltNl he
had boon about to refor tho communication
to tho committco on .Military Affairs.
Mr. Wood said bo preferred, in vinw of
an accident In tho history of tho Freed
man s uuroau una of den. llowaru'cou
vi lion thomnitb, that tbcra should bo
sonio instruction given.
Sir. Hall of New York, nblccteil to do
bntn on tho subject, nnd a vnto wns taken
cn Dawns' amendment, winch was agreed
to ; ycus 1 ,3, nsys e.
THK SS.I.AUY gi'ESTIOK,
The bill for the rrnoal of tho Incrcniid
salary law wsi tucn taKen up.
.11 r. uoming uoicnutu too increastn sal
ary bill, but announced his Intention of
voting lor tuc till Ti'j)yrtei iy I'jh com
l'hllllpps stid thero had to a limit to
tbo compensation of members, und that
limit n aa iioen uxea uy putiiio opinion ;
that tho American Congress stood to-day
ut tne pur or public opinion.
ilT. Jiiircliarit inoue'it that pemiing
motions to refer with instructions, omitted
an Important point; and that was at to
wticrn tlm modlucationt tboulu hegin to
apply. hoir predecessors worn uat on
trial tiuforo tho country. They should
Justify the expectations formed ut tliutn
ana unto oacK tun conimonranieui or in
d(crcato of talarios to tha communcement
of tho iiresont term.
Sir. Orth said ho bad offorod his rciolu
tlou last evening, morn in thu naturu of a
compromlsa,lhan anything ol, becauso It
was apparotll mat unies s uoro mi n com
oroiiilie the Home novor would arrive a
any conclusion. Hu thought that tho
proposition had beon definitely settled by
nuouc opinion : rirsi, mat tun ikw oi is
Congress should bo repealed. Second
that mlloaco shall imver again ba restored
Third, that tbo franking privilngo, so far
as ruiutos to tbo porsonal privllei;o of
meintan of Congress, shall never bo ra
1 1 torwi, whatever else may bp done in ri-
... r-. r!.'" npT
rd to tbo (llrlrlbutlng of publlw ilocu
ontitcnd 1'ourtb. that lh salary of
tho members of Oongrois (ball be substan
tially what it v.iruiidertho"old late1. All
this wai to jbu provided for in tho.CJOlu
lion ho haditill'ured; . . ;
Mr. Tromafuo asked Orth nhether ills
proposition mada any jirovijlon for covpn
lug tlio back pav intu tho treasury.
Mr. Urth replied that It did not. Do
laid that personally lm wm!d hayo no ob
jection to let tbo las' datu back, but as a
matter of compromise he thought it lt
tor to let the reduction commune from,
and flftor tha pasiago of tho taw. Ho be
lieved that would moot with tho wlshcitvf i
tho pcoplo nnd would bo in conformity
with tbo previous history of Congress ou
that subject, lie agroei that the people
wero as much fix fivoreJ the reduction of
tho president's salary as that of tho mem
bers, but It could not bo touched until af
ter tha present tetui. Ho modified his
proposition so ts to touch tho salary of
supromo court julgoij it would apply
howovcr to mutnberj if tho cabtuui; it
applied therefore only to what woro known
as political ofilcus. A Iter answering other
qucition? in rcfereii.'" to tbo salaries o!
tbo oatiucl c Ulcers, .Mr. Urth moved thu
prorious quest! n on bis resolution.
Sir. Shauks boptd tho previous ques
tion would not bi seconded. Rut that tho
ductiMsiiin shculd bu continued until tha
peoptn were satisfied IU.. thnhouo under
stood it nt well as they.
Jlr. rtdridgo thought )'t latitude of de
bate should bo much grnattr. Tho honor
of congress as well at the honor ol Indi
viduals was concerned.
Mr. Slonroo stated his position in re
gard to tha salary bill to to this: Ho ho
nored that tho true thing for tbo homo to
do was to repeal as completely aud ns
thoroughly at It couM ronsi'tenlly with
the constitution, tho salary bill of Starch
Thu Hou'e now catro to vote on two
ponding propositions. Tho first was that
cf Sir." Hulburl to nvommtt tho bill
with instruction, to strike nut tho second
nnd third S'ltlons of tho bill and substl
tuta for them the following; Kir it, that
frctn and after the passaga of this act,
tho composiatlon of runators, roproionta
tlvei a&d dolcgater, shall ha at tho rata of
fr,,o(Q per annum, payabla monthly, and
in addition theroto aettml ImRvIduaT'cx
renses of otch lonator, representative or
dolegato in going to and returning from
tho seat of government on:n in every lei
slon, to ho certified to, in writing, bypach.
Second, That tho compensation of thu
speakor v tho House of Ropriuntallvus
sliall b? i'J.tVJ ia addition to bis pay as
renrvitntative, amountlatc In all lota. 030.
and that of vi'.e-prnldnn; tho tamu amount
with tbo lamo allowance for travclllnir ex
penses, as heretoforo provided.
'i iiiru, mil an laws ana parts ot laws
in connection with tho pro
visions of i his :t aro here
by repfaloJ. Tho following tubstituto
was (jfitirci: That the select
committer report a bill repeal-
ng' tbo wholn salary act, so far as tbo
amo can rG done under the constitution.
excepting judges of the supremo court,
and h&corlaln tho average amount of sal
ary, milago and other allowances cxculsivo
of any estimate fur thu uta of tho frank
ing privilege, paid to lunalori, repscsenta
tives and delegali-i of tho forty-first Con
cress, aud report a bill determining the
compensation of locators, representative
and delegates in Congress thero after at
tbo amount as near ns practicable, this as
certained with the nerisary travelling ex
penses, and restoring all other saltrifs as
they wero before tha panago of lint act.
'i he provioua question wat "seconded by
a rota of 3 to I'M. and main ouosllon
ordered; i;unslion Btt UVen uu tub-
stituting uiu i proposition, and it was
adoptod without ycs or nitjt. So the bill
was rcmittod to a special committee with
instruction prepared by Ort3, and it was j
agreed that when the bill snail ba report
ed back it will bo considered under the
flvo minutes ralo.
Tiir. rrAv al ArcitorciATioKH.
The House then went Into commlttea of
whole, Tyner in chair, and tha bill appro
priating four million dollars for extra
ordinary cxpcr.'es of naval service.
in tho courso of discussion Jlr. Cox
said thero waa not tight enough in tho
iiouso 10 kin aniouie. itio uag ot the
eou'ntrv hail been dragged through the
duit through our diplomacy. The Uouso
was puiuanimous uuioro mi too
world : but tho navy should bo better and
stronger, and bo would vote at ull timet
to strengthen it.
Sir. little of Maino. accused Cox of in
consistency, aud called to mind the con
tinual attacks madu by mat ccntleman
hitherto on all naval appropriation bills.
.Mr. Hawley, of Connecticut, said ho
had listened with indignant start to tho
remark of tbo gentleman from Now
York Cox who- bad dared to tell tbo
huute tliat It was pusillanimous, and had
not energy enough to kill a mouse, and
that tho flag of tho country had been
dragged in tbo dust. Ho had no admira
tion for that sort of bravery. I wish to
add that an emphatic commendation of tho
presidont and iccrotary of state for tho
calm, tclf-rcFpeet, good sense, and I may
venturo to say, Christian temper
and Christian sutefmanshlp un
popular ns thu expression
hss hecomn wmca tiiey tiavo exhibited
iu this mattor. It would bava been oasv
to havo plungod the country headlong
into war, unpreparoa as we were. Hut
oven if wo had had tho grondost navy in
tho world I should havo dmnanded of tha
administration tho eamosolf-rcinect it hat
shown, nothing that Gen. Grant ever did
from ttio time no inn Ualcna until be
paescdjthrongh the Wildorncss and came
Into tbo white House does til in mora honor
than tho patient firmness with which be
has faced the Spanish difficulty and set
tied it to tho satisfaction ot all.
Ma. Cox, In reply to members who ac
cused him of fiiukinrr, war speeches said
ho had rnada no speech.
Sir. fitrltold And never did. I.niigh.
- Sir. Cox-(,Notnollcin, Garflolfl'a Inter
ruptloul, butt never knew in mr lifu s
single member of Congress from (bounce.
licttt, i rum Jiartfort convention down
who (lid not begin to havo soma sort of
war spirit against his own country or
sectional matter, und who had not always
cowered whon it came to lighting for h'is
Sir. Hawley npprobendiog Sir Cox's
last remark, said ; I wunt li know who ii
.Mr. Cox 1 am making no rcrtonal
light upon you, 1 said covered not cow
.Mr. Hawley I suppose you used It m
thu rick wick in n sense..
Mr. GartlaliUo Sir. Cos Do yuu sp.jll
It ,11111 an II. . ,
21 r. Cos No. - I tptill it erod. I said
cowered. I say to tbo centlemun from
Connecticut, who Is as irascible as inont
soldiers aro, thai wnen ho puts in my
mouth rv snaoch for war ho makes a aliirht
mistake. I, said nothing of
tho kind: 1 said that thu Hons
did not coma up to tho spirit of
tlio people. Congroas has i.ot yet vindica
tl tho flag; has not shown tho old duvo
lion to thu flag which bolonged lo other
tiays oi ma repuniic;
Sir. Archer aalds Tho bill beforo tho
houia should appropriate a much largor
sum than four millions. Tho pending
bill, howovor, ought to pass, and he only
hoped that tho commlttoa on appropria
tions would at an early day ask for still a
large appropriation for tuo lamo pur
Sir. Reel: took occasion to nulorrlzo tha
administration for IttVoufse in reference
to -the Cuban affair.- Ho.lltnaiJr. n
was anything which the prualdcnt had
mnnaunl wall it was' nei!Otlatioii with
Spain. Tho presldcnl-rnlght havu plunged
tho country into diiuctnties and pxriiaps
have' iiircrauhtid himiulf at tho uxpento
ot thn country, but tho course ho had pur
sued naa oeen- pxtremaiy, moJoraio arid
wise. Discussion was carried on for sumo
time longor, then tho committee aron and
reported tho Mil U th j "Honsu ai.tl It
The llonsn then kdli urite 1 until Sion
ltrSl'ITE (iRANTKK I'EHTEET, THE
HOW THEY I'L'NISH CRIMINALS
AN UNSI0HTLV SCENE
IIOURIRLE MURDER IN IMMUN.
SENTENCED TO STATES I'HISON FOR
ISSU1NU FKAUDULENT N'ATL'R
iiilv fcytati notohious nKiitit.
tOEt JS CKLAWARK.
PnttADkLVliiA, Decombr IJ. The
whipping-post and the pillory weru the
attractions at Now Castle, Delaware,
about furty nillea from ibis city, yester
day, and tho anticipated performances at
these relict of a barbarous ago, which con
tinue to disgrace the Diamond itato, drow
a very large audiencu. People flocked
from all parts to witness tho revolting
spuclaclo of four men being tied to the
whlpplng.post and having forty lashes
on the burobacl; publicly adminis'torod to
them, and which punishment was prefaced
by the same toon standing tn pillcry for
ono hour, each r.omploluly at tlio meroy
of an excited, turbulent and brutal mob,
numbering Utwocn 12,000 and 1 1,00 per
sons. The names of tbo prirouer who
uuJnrwentlhn punishment are: Prunk
SlcDonald, James Hope, James Brady and
Joseph Howard. They aro four
rOTO)itous nei'XKA uon
and burglars, and thoy were convicted of
attempting to break 'into the National
bank of Dlowaro, at Sixth anil .Market
streets, Wilmington, on the night of Nov
ember 7, 'and threatening to murder one
or tco persons who came In their wy.
Thu surroundings of the caio were of a
very exciting and ilusjcntW (jiaractor,
and each of tlio ruffians wet sentenced to
receive forty lashes on the bare back,
stand in Ibo pillory for one hour and un
dergo an Imprisonment at close confine
ment and hard labor for the term of ten
yuan. Two long trains from Philadelphia
went down to Now Casllo yesterday
morning. Roth were densely crowded
with men, drawn hither by
A XIORIIfO CL'BIOIll r
to see tho revolting exhibition. At 9
o'clock tbo Jail yard was thrown open, had
immediately a 'vast crowd surged and
crushed into It. James Hope and 'rank
SlcDonald were first put in th stockt.
They wero neatly attired for the exposi
tion, and their demeanor wat repressed
and dutcrmined. They wero kept In po
sition ono hour. Brady and Howard were
then submitted to the same ordeal. Brady
was got up in faultless stile, and display t J
a pair of kid gloves upon hit delicate
hnj. Tioth of th'o mou fnuglivd heart
ily as the wero put Into the stocks. Brady
seerneJ particularly to relish
Tlir SIC II OR Ol- THE OCCASION,
and turning to his companion, jocularly
remarked in a tons evidently meant tor
the bystander: '! Jny, this is at good as
a circus, ain't If" SlcDonald wse whip
ped first, then Hope, Howard and Brady.
Howard sutl'ured most, but blood was not
drawn in either case. The men never
flinched, and the crowd jsercd and hur
rahed as every welt wet laid on. What
added to the excitement of the orcaslen
was tho belief that an attempt would bu
made to rcsrure thn prisoners by an or
ganized band of ruffians, who went down,
to New Cnsllo from Philadelphia
In anticipation of thi, a
largo special police force, numbering over
200 men and all woll armed wore on duty
at New Castle, and tt.it body effectually
guarded tbo Jatl,whlpplng-post,pillory and
prisoners. One or two of tho Philadelphia
rouf'ts were harshly handled by the police
about the timo the whipping commenced,
but beyond this there was no furthor dis
turbance, except that caused by jeers,
shouts and gestuiations of tho assembled
moli. i'ublic whipping and pillory expos
ures aro common occurrences at New Cas
tle, and frequently for trifling offenses, but
in me cam or tno rour mon who catno in
for this kind of criminal punishment, the
universal opinion is, "served thorn right."
iiKiTii or raoMtHKKT i'ituks-.
.Milwaukee, Doccmbor 12. Lovy II.
Kolloee. prominent commission mer
chant and one of tbo old settlers, dlod this
forenoon, of consumption.
A. M.'Tboinpion, editor of tlm inli
ne!,' rctirot from the paper, and A. O.
Rolkin,of tha Chicago 'Timot,' assumes
the position of managing alitor January
A Siinurnpolis dispatch sajt thn flour
lalll of Fischer A Sears, at New Elm, wst
burned. Loss 526,000.
of yesterday contains the following: List
Thursday morning the matt, spin mid
rigging of a vossol tleat.d ashoro at llig
gin s Peer. Later iu the day, the entire
forquarter, evidently of a large, black
schooner washed in, About the same timo
thu body of n man wai diiroverod flouting
around in tho harbor on aenku cf tee, but
eo severe wat tha ttorni, that every effort
to reach it was unsuccessful. Soon alter,
the wind veering around to thu wen, car
ried thu body out into the lake. It Is evi
dent tlut tlio unfortunatu craft tuusl have
struck on the reuf at the entrance of the
ooxj: io rucus.
Nolnforiuatinri in regard to the crew hat
yet been relieved, nnd it Is feared that all
on board have porlthcd, but nothing dctl
nlte Is known. Largo quantities of plank
and lumber havo drifted ashore and beon
secured by tho inhabitants.
IfAUKfAUK OV THIS RKCRITAKY 07 WAKTO
Ufti, ilOWCUf, or HAKKOlJSnUKO,KY.
LouisvtLLr., Kt., December 12. A
special telegram to tho Louisville Com
mercial, from HarroJsburg, Ky., last even
ing, says tbo marriago or General W. W.
Bolknup, Secretary of war, to Sirs. Aman
da I. Bowers, youngest daughter of the
late Dr. J, A. Tomlineon, was coiuumated
this evening at 8 o'clock, at thn residence
or her brother. Ir. vvm, Tom nion.
Tho coremoi-iei wero preformed In tho
presenco or a select company or the near
est relatives of tho bride and the youthful
sonofGenoral Molknap. Tho Rev. J. C
Vena bio married tlioin with the beautiful
and impressive ceremony of the Episcopal
i I Tho bride it handsome in form and fe
.Jjlltt, UviVin; thy... 'Vjlii.irnr'-tf.hn. Utfufj.
fiicori!y grace. She w given -away by
hor distinguished kinsman, Hon. Uoorgo
II. Pendleton, of Ohio. -. A special Imlo,
via tha Kentucky CuntrMl Railroad, will
carry tho bridal pnrtv to Washington to
iiwrrnw. l'rom Chlcngii.
co.vvtt I KU.
CiiiiAU.'. Docembiir 1. In tbo United
Status district court to-day, Judge Hop-kltisoverrult-1
thomotlu'ii for anw trial In
tha nia of Donald SIcKav. dutnitv
clerk Iu tho ofilco of the criminal courtof
thitclly, convicted or having lnuud fraud
ulent tialuralizilioti papers and sentonced
to threo years luipritonuiunt iu tho .lotlet
poiitontittry. This is tho first casn of con
viction f'ornslintlar oti'oaso tindortl.tf lav
of mar. b tbiO.
I', rjijicnrt that Governor l!iverllj;e
has granted a ruipito of hum week to
l'ortrtttt, thu loudetnn-'d murdtrur, on ac
count or mi iuTing tun morning made a
full coiifeiiion (if hit rime, and bogged
for limit to prupnro lor death. Ha Iim
heretofore, si ncii tlm corot:ur' inquest on
his wltVs 'Mty, statdlly denied bis guilt
nnu oinioavorvii t create too Imures'lnn
that his victim ha I oommitled suicide.
At thn inquest be udmitted that ho hilled
her and prtvlouslyoonfeiscd the deed to
Ull llt.r. MUCDMl AM) t ICIVV.
BokTos', December 12 A shocking
doubln murder and suicide recurred nt
(Jharlcslown this morning. David N
Kimball, a mechanic, living at No. 10
Common streot with lilt family, tttucked
his wife and strangled hor until death tn-
sued. Ho tbHii tiezed hls itet-daughter,
win tivm, ageit tcvuniecn, au.i uiew n
razor acrui her throat, Inflicting a fear
ful gash, from which death ensued in a
fow minutes. Hu ended the traudv by
committing suicide, and was fwund this
morning. Painlly trouble, ll is believed,
lea ia mo aei.
l'rom ili'll'tRlc, Ills.
1 axii oour i'ocmj ix a ittLi. roan.
Rxllkvi lli:, Dirember 12. The body
of a man named UrLan Bscktir, a mill
wright, and a rtildcr.t of Wf tf RoIIctRIh.
wst found in tho Harrison Mill-pond about
C o'clock Ibis evening. Ho bud bovn miss
ing slnco yesterday, and when last seen
bad in his poi'cssion mi umbrella and an
ax-haodlc, and tho finding of these arti
cles Coating'on tbo water led t'- the dis
covery of Ihe body, ll it supposed that
ho nttemptcd tn cross tbo pond ou the
trestle work of the Pittsburg railroad, and
falliug therefrom Was drowned. Ii-; leaves
a largo family to mourn his loss.
J OH CUUKCH.
ilxkirina, D5tnbcr Vi. At ti o'clock
Ibis murnlng a Ura broko out In the up
per story of tha Warshasn houee.but It was
extinguished before tho flames bad reach
ed thu main portion of tho buiiJinj. Lois
$4,000; insured. Whim the Sre bruke
out, Joe Church, a negro waiter, jumped
from tbo third story window to the pave
ment, and sustained Injuries thai will
causa bis duath.
l'rom Hat una.
It a vaka. December I?. Tbo Virgiulus
has gone to lh purt of Batia Honda, sixty
mlli'S wilt of Utvana, where she will bu
Uellvbrod hy it H)nuiTi niftn-of-vrnr to
a vessel of tho United Statei navy. (Jen.
Jovillar his given necessary orders f.'.r
for the transfer of iho Vlrglnius prisoners
at Santiago de Cuba, to tbo American
man-of-war to-day. Thy captain general
is certain that bit orders wlil bo carried
out and the men delivered at the proper
- . .
Bii.Tinoiir, December Is. Kirn in
old Stuiium building this a. rn.,
bur noil out American Theatre Comiquu
Company and caused considerable dam
ago tn o'tber occupants. Loss ftO.CCO dol
lars. Insurance 1S,000.
Thesteamshlp Krnest Sioritj;, from New
Vork for .Slillan, is ashore ou Zealand,
near Kneonore, leaking badly. Assist
ance has been sent ht-r.
PiTTHiuno, December U.Kiver rising
slowly with scant eleven inches.
ClNCtXKATf, December. II River 2!
and falling. Departed, Andes, Whocllng.
NisnyiLLS, December It!. River fall
ing slowly, 22 feot on shoals. Weather
cloudy and warm. Kddyvillo departed
Nkw ORLKjNf, December P.'. Ar
rived Susie .Silver, Kxporter, St. Louis;
James Howard, Cairo, Departod Robt.
Mitholl. Rained during the day.
Little Rock, December 1: Raining
this afternoon; cloudy aud eo'd to-nilit.
River ogain rislnc; now nlnotoen ft by
gaugn. Departed: Slary Boyd, Memghis,
Katie Kountx, bov.
VicubnuRii, Dacomlcr J2 Down
Bismarck, Judge Baker, R K Lee. Up
Charles Bodmann, Bella Leo, Crescent
City and barges. River has risen eighteen
inches In tho last twenty-four hours.
It has been cool and drizzling to-day.
SlEiii'iii ), December 1 J.-Woalhor clear
heavy ruin this aftornoon, River rising
rapidly. Arrived Ratio Kounl., St
Lotili.' Departed last night John Kyle,
Now Orleans. This afternoon City of
Chettor and Paulino Carroll, St. Louis.
K A.-ssvtf.LK, December 13. Weather
cloudy and wet, heavy rain this afurnoon
and prospects tor more- Slurcury CO de
ernes. River risen 6 inchct. Poit list.
Up: falls Pilot, neo. P borf, f'ulckitep.
Liottfi: Arhland, Chxruier, fleu .paiigler,
Turaicou, Slary Anient. Business fair.
Sr. Loi'in, December J'-' ArrIved,Kln
noy, Vlcksburg; Colorado, Ccoktik. De
parttid; Qiiiney, Now Orleans; Bellu Stem
phlk, Piasu, Plemmlng, Perry Johnson,
Keokuk. River roiie 'J feet, with about 10
root to Bairo and rising. Cloudy, cooler
and will freeze to-night.
LounvjLt.r., December 12. Tho river
has fallen iwo inches in -M hours, ending
at 6 this afternoon, witu 11 feet 10 inches
in canal, 0 feet 10 Inches In pass down In
dian chuto, T feet U inches over tho rocks
A heavy rain set in about d p.m., with
prospoct of long continuance. Tho Kn
torpriso came in with eight barges of coal
from Pittsburg. Tho damages to tho
Slary Houston by tho lato collision with
o bridge pier, wero repaired and tho left
for Now Orleans this morning. All tho
whiskey lest from her hat been recovered
but two barrels. Arrived Oen. Lytle,
Cincinnati, Grey Eagle, Hcnderion,
Sandy, Troy, Lawrence and barges, Cairo,
Andy Baum, Cincinnati. Departed Oen.
Lytle, Cincinnati, Orey Kagle, Hender
son, Handy, Troy, Lawrence and barges,
Cincinnati, Andy Baum, Slumphis, .Mary
Hotitlon, New Orleans,
SlKMrutt, Dec. 12. Flour quiet un
changed, Corn meal dull dropping 3.10(7)
cafce frm 639t, nog demand
and advanced UO&U, Bran asll
uum .-ueais quiet, uneUatiged Iut
dull unchanged, l'ork scarce and fi
ClIfCISSTATI. December H
qtllol 7 007 -JS. Wheat firm,
loll 1 a.'jQst 40. Corn steady, old
(3oc, Hbelltd 60c, now ear Zilri6&c
..... umi uyttii 41(0,18,)
tuj uriu. urocenet urns. Ijili
j.ijbi ttexi -iu. uuiier nnucuee
l'.irW f' Mt.lv. K.I I ! t.r.A ..... .
tteam 8 12 spot, H t!6 January. 8
ruary. Bulk meats quiet and Art
sags iigui anouiuere 6jc, UK C
vwu .jui'j. nuu etrnuy, SUOUlueit
oje, w it now at ijo eliar held s
now. Hoifs quloi A 0C(1 11.
uieait uouanai ior ipol Wliitki
saUs ut 92c. Woalbur unfavorabl
tT. Jjocis, Dcctntber 1J Ueu
tint Ilsttliffisl h'la.ss HetrAP
116, No It red 13, No U 1C3. Cor
iaft.l littfllUPl r.4 1.1.1 fn V 1
I . His I" I II . .1 .
'1 mixed -tlfmtfj. Barley firm
I. ... 'si n Wr.. W a . .
m j r.o ii..... ...h.i..n
t . . i , mm . 1 . ll... . . T . . . 1 .1 ,
wuk .w .Rig., j iBii stiu, ctepr
7iCJ, packed lots shoulders 2,
- 1 .1.1.- -tl. (.1 t 1 At '
2I .-.- a.w i .-.114 Ml ill,
trt.t.l... t.l-l -ll t
(SA 70. Cattle nuieL natlvea 2 '.
Aexana and Indiana 1 Wi 60.
CutOACo, December I: Flour,
ft-.-, ... u., rj'l tj( V mU)J I.
uuiuiuuniiioniuv uvkltreJ at
elosod nulnt and WfnV- V.i 1 inrlr
1 1'Ji; No 2 sold at 1 10 closed
JUt, tflUURIT IUIU 1 lO ClOHOJ
No 3 sold at 1 001. Corn nulct.
. ! I. . . r.t- . I . 1 . .
li -iSi cash or January. Kva t.
lower: No 2 fall I 40: No 2 I tu
Hons fair demand.
Tho Place T Buy
At hta HEW STO
tmmerciM avenue, u
now rorMviiif nnilv t
gest, best selected and
!t .ttok' nf dr' cond
before brought to Cui
i: .i - .1.. t
11,1- I M i,i.- ir, tiii, m ll,
never been nnrpnased
vnrietv. A. full stock
nnd shoes: domestics
i, . . .. i. ..:.. i ..
VI1II1-I I 11 1 1!!3.11 L 1 I 11 1 7.
fnra miitTu mill linn
riiui I'lMiiir. 71III1 fiiiiiiri
at a mere song; knit
goods, children a sack
SUII1U USSUI LIIlUJIL VI giu
:i cnnriiuim suicciiuit v
1 1. A 7
tifi!ft!s. rnfi'ei rt( ni
hale inn. (onvea f
panes, comforts nnd
table linens, red and
water proftf cloth in
niiw u nriiiD .1 n m m ,
comjdeto stock Af
All these goods were
at panic prices, and
lire;, xA ijurgor is uete
Tl : . j -1
not to bo undorsold.
SY!lTlllIin lll ITlKKlH 11111
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ruuin cuiititiiiri uvtrrv ii
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fin i rv 'Tiiriiis ii it in
miimr f sin iiiiHsiiiiv v:i
j - - i w
the prices are so low
en t wm iinvn run i'nii
it t i.i ...
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