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THIS GAHCU-4bY BULLKTiiS, WEDNESDAY, JPECJSMBJCR 17, IBY8.
MelaJ lMr ciir nssrt Cowiy.
JOHS a. OBaUlLY, Bdltor uJ l'ubllihei
TKBMfl OK TUB DAILY miWXTIN
One week, by aanier 8
One yaar by carrier, In adfaue 10 00
Oil year by carrier U not pild 1
fM Month, br mall 100
KXMOMha. ft 25
THUS or WCJCKLT UULtKTIX.
Om Tor l W
U Month "J
Three Month W
Invariably In advance.
Jleedlssc aasiUer ou errry prl.
Mr. Ilerrell who, by hU own confession,
'falli toccaipreuend the tarr.ninc of what
-ieau to be very plain L'nglitb," has ac
auted ma of writing an article that places
sat, In hit eitlmstloa, "utnong the ad
tan cad and aoit poiltivo ikeptlci of tLo
He alio charges' tr.o wltU publishing a
book of two hundred or nore pa i " iu a
spirit of reaantmtat." "Tbo book ii a
friendly waymafk to Intelligent luildeli,
ratted by on ho bai goao before '
That sentence tbo gtntloaan Interpret!
tothll effect! "a book that will exhibit
'frlandly waymarks to Intall gent Infl
dH' and a boitlla front to Christian
lly." 1I changes tho word "weyraark '
from the lingular number to tba plural,
and drawa too much upon hit Imagina
tion. The Interpretation lacks counts
anc la fact. The boot Ii n friendly
Wiymark to Intelligent Infldeli, becauio
nnlnlelllgent onei cannot be reclaimed
from their folly. The way mark Ii creeled
byoiawbohai gone before, bectuie tlio
author blmielf wai, at an early period of
nil life, Inclined to bo ir-eptlcal.
I thought Mr. Ilarrell wai acquainted
with me; but he hit boo a a itrenger, all
thil while, to the meaning of my language
and the Import of my ipeccb.
The five point! to which Mr. II. refer!
to prove that I am an infidel, are:
3d. Devotional Sentiment,
4 lb. Man' Antiquity, and
tb. The Italnbow.
1. Did I deny mlracloi 7 'ot at (til.
Bible mlraclei are clearly authenticated.
I railed the question orer which thero it
inch a trumpet flouriin : llow can tb
auipenilon ef natural law provo Divloo
interpoiitlon ? Maybo the olitor of the
Gaitlto' doei not know how to reply to
the query, but otbera do.
3. Did I deny Immortality? I am con
stantly preaching that mar. wai made in
the linage and likcnen of Uod, and It di
tlned to endlen duration in weal or woo.
I merely evidenced the poiltiro necessity
of Bevoletiou, by ihowlng that thero li
"in'Hatura no Indication of tbu Itntuor.
tallty of the loul."
Nature doei not teach immortality by
any lulBcienl indication ; and hence, we
need the light of tie liitlo to uisclciosnd
manifest the trut h on that pint. If that
be ikeptlclim, wo need a good deal more
3. Did I mako any charge ag&lnst tlio
derotional teotlment under tbo inslruc
tlon and trainiag of a holy revolution
from Uod ? 1 did not. Tbo Hible tenches
me to lovo God lupromoly and my noii;li.
bor at tnyielr. I limply ostabllili and
opeflrm, without argument, tho fuel of hu
man depravity and guilt, by frankly ac
knowledging and ..allowing tba: "dovo.
tional" lenllment, acting with others cf
the religloui group, bai itained humanity
with Innocent blood. It that luQJolily
and advanied ikeplHira?
4. Did I lay that the account in
Geneili tolli or discloses the cxa;t ptuwl
of man'i creation 7 Surely not. liavo 1
turned or declared that the chronologies
of the Bible agreo and hatraonizi at to
that period 7 Ualesa I have, thoro i nu
IneoDiIitency In stating tbat tho period of
saan't creation ii uncertain. "Why,
therefore, doei Mr. II. leek to avail Jiim
lelf of that little remark.
8. Did I lay there Is no rainbow 7 Tliat
la not my recolUotlon and remcmboranco
cf what I aaid. l'hilciophically and
aclentl&eally, ibe rainbow ii an optlcul
illuilon, like the countenanco of a man lu
tb mirror. It etlitiin the eye of tbo tc
bolder and not in the cloud. Tbat ii true.
JLi the tun arliei in the cast by appear
ance, to li let tho bow In the cloud b'y ap
pearance only. It tbut contrailcti tbo
Bible, I am cot aware of tho contradiction,
and I think tbat I have itudied tbo
Bible for the take of truth and without
1 might notice the remark In regard to
any wrongful treatment at the lit. Ver
My brethren now concede, with few ex
ception, that I wai wroDgtd ; and proper
reparation bai been made. Still, if it
were otherwlie, I ibould not do any ict
Iccomlderatly and In a ipirlt or .,.cut
DEAlli OF AGASSIZ.
Chicago Tribune, Monday.
"We received at a laio hour Ust night
the Intelligence of Prof. Agaisiz denlh,
which the u'.apalchet of Ike last few days
have led the public lo eipect. I'rof.
A gas air. wai stricken witu paralytis
about a week ago, but retatned bis f.cul-
tlee unimpaired up till .Saturday. Tlmu,
forth firil time, hli luulUct was dim
aged, and with him, the man was (UKil
when the brains were out. His detlh wai
unquestionably hastened by bis uiiremit-
tine labor oi the past few yean, lie nr,
plred at Boiton at 10 o'clock ycitvrday
There hai been no name moro ronsnic
uoui In tb record! of pi.ro science of Ute
yar than that of I'rof. Agaiifz. II, i
coatllbutioni to icientiUc progriis liavo
been of a broad and varied character in
tbemwilves, and bis treatment of all mat
ters which have come under hu obierva.
ilo have partaken of the vividness which
peculiar I v cbaraiterls tbo rnodarn school
ef leltntliU. from whom lie differed In
in Many fiber respects. Hit long rest,
rfanaa la ibis eountrv and bli close identl-
i wlU ABirtcan inter is nave wan
.Mrblm not only Hrworo aJr.iiratloo but
tn'taethlfij; llk; alTcctlun from Ml thoio
who bavq 'wntcbod bli enrneit devotion
nd un.ki'octd lenrnlng. LI ii varloui ex
pp.'iitlonl liavo eddid a T.tluod itoro both
to our icienco and out literature, and he
bai been a national prldu in freely liivlng
tbo American peopio tbo bcnttl; of hti
riiearch and trlumpds.
ivouls John llutloiph Agauiz ii a ua
(cendant of an did l'rei.tn l'rotei'.ant
fntnlly, and hie nn-.-ciViri woro ntnont; thu
llugiicnoli driven from Franco tjpou thu
revocation of tho 'lict of iNnnUs 111!
fnilirr, who wn ft. clorgyrnan, hi wo bli
forefather for fix Jjenojutlonf, sottlwtt In
n csnlon of .Sr.llnoi laud r.uar h'i'ucnafel,
'nhoro AgHr. wai, born May "8, 180.
till ofirly oducatlor . wai conducted tindor
tho guidance of r ,l mother, who wai n
woman of iup erlor Intvlllueiico nnd
culture. After n favr ycri cbooi
Inu in tbo Cnton of " Ucrno, ln
tnterod tho Acadr'ny of Lauiannoand
lubiequontl ped two yoara in Zurich,
whorw bo bud de lied to Kllw tbo pro
fciiiuti cf nicdicino. Then harcmovvU to
t'j) univoriliy cf Iloidellurj, and not
Ions nltur to the uiiivvriity (.f Mulncb, at
both of which lio ot.Jtiyed tho iuitructioo
of tho :noit eminent mon of tbo d iy in
icionco nnd pbilotopby, liii nttociktion
with tby profcisorj w unuiually trill
mate. lio lived In thctaino ho'.tn' ul'.li
Djollingsr, tbo founder. of niodorn pbilo!
ophy, and It wai hfro that bo commenced
Mi Itudy of tho rmbryor.lc devolopemotit
of atilmali, which was dvitlned to tecotnj
tbo field of hif mod linportaat contribu
llont to f clnco in later life.
Ac,rs'z'i Ilrtt prcrnlncnt recognition In
tbo icinlltlc world w jocurl by bia con
tribntlon of tho Ichtliygl.pgicnl pelt of
itHrllut' greet work on Urmil, prepsred
after bli txpforation of Hist country, 'i ho
book was publiihed in J.alln, nnd tha f at
that Martius lelected Agaiiir. to prepare
one of tbo molt Important porlioni nl it,
and ill ii Ai;i7. did tho work in the
moit Admirable inntiner, brought him ut
onco into n fcient:2.' prurnlecocii that tho
work of long yoan in a lots striking con
section might not buro gained fi rLim.
After tbl, AcHnii gsve up all Ido.i of
practicing tncdlclne and resolved toilevotc
biarielf to fclnttfic putruiti. IIo wn
poor, b'Jt tubmlttod to Oottn, tlio pub
liihcr, tbo tuateri! bo hud collftfU'd fir
work oa 'yrcsli-V.'nter Tiibes or
Europe, " which mdo io
frtvorablo hn tnprciilon on Colta'ii
mind that ho advanced the yu'inc nivan
money cnounh to livo on while ho pro
roeded with work. Wlillo cnsrieJ nt
It, ho toi k out two ili'ijrec of doctor
nnr, doctor ot plillo-supriy, at r.rlitnccn ;
und thd other, doctor of modIcin, at
Munich. Ills ititlv of the livine fiihnt
led bim on to the Id vciltgnllon of tlio foi
ril specie. Ho cvo up tavon -ynari of
tilt lifo to preliminary invcitii;alion !
fore publilhlng nnything on tbo tubjoct,
and It wm three nri moro beforotbo
nublicatiu'i wai Cr.i'la-d 111 vlrlted ull
. . . ....... - r t . .
tho priCCllmi niuicumi oi j-.uropo in iuu
R.iurtaof bis Investigation, nnd io corn-
mnnded blinelf on all fldci by bis devo
tion nnd UlonU that hn.wns accordod
everv facilitv. nnd evan roi oivci iuoniy
i-uti'trlbulions to aid him in bib work. Il
explored the principal rivuri and
Ukei of Kuropv, and always bai
nn artist with him to mikonccurato draw
ings. "Whon bo met Humboldt and
Curler, tboto collodions won tor bun their
fivor, and tho former ovon offered to ro
linquifh to him all liii own collections in
thu fkino f.old of remarch. It Is Intortst
Ina to rfcall lh:o olrcuinsluncci! a show
ing naturo of ssiontlfli: reinrch aid t"io
l.iynlty with which Agtueiz brought to it
from tn.0 very outfet. Lonu Loforo thu
publication of bli work on II. lies, be re
ceived tho appointment of l'rofcisor of
Natural History in the rcorganlz-id Col
lege at eucbatel. Tho results ot his In
vestigations TamiQed through various du
ptrtnierits cf science, nnd his ge'ncrallz
lions bsvo stood tho test of time. They
lad bim din-cllr to thq concluilon bsiMl
upon icicntiDs facts, of a tjuporinr Intelli
j;'nr, which rtloao could establish nd
niaintiin to Inrmoniom a system as bo
found in all U'o roalmi of the deep and
tho past which ho had oxplored. It whs
during tlioio researches tlmt ho demonstra
ted tbo continued progress in tho develop
ment through tho lour cUncs of vorte
brutes nnd todini; with thu man. Ho
read therein, according to his own word',
"l lio existnnco of n pcnonttl (rod, ituthnr
nf ell things, ruler of tho unlvcnc, nnd
dispenser of nil good."
I'rof. Ausssir. camo li tho United States
in 1840 His ilrst work in this country
was v deliver a (fries of lfcturus in the
Iiiwull Inslilutr, Button, Jn Uoctrnburr
1817. ho accepted tho position of profesn r
of zoology and geology In tlm lolwiittlu
school of Csinlirldgc- poilion wlitcb bo
occupied to tho limn ot his death, Hu
has been cnnnrct'd in tbo mean
time with soveml important surveys
And nxpoditlon', extending alone tho
AlUnJio nnd (lulf coist, tho Valley
of tho Mississippi, tho I.alio Superior ro
nton, nnd tho Hocky mounUins. Ho firs',
camu to this country to nmko bimeell fa
miliar with ila natural history nnd geol
ogy, but his reception was so cordial that
hu decided to pnss thu rrmainder ot his
days with tho American. At tho some
time hn received overy ncknowledgmcrit
from Kuropesn monarch, mueuin', and
universities nf his nmlncnt nttnlnmetits.
A lew months ago Mr. Anderson, of New
York, cavo him 1'iinnokoso Ilnnd, and
nho a largo sum of money (or ibo founda
tion nf a school of Nhtunil Hi lory, fur
which Agafslxhad tlio most entbu'lnstic
hopes. The suddost rrncctinn on Ills death
at tho present tlmo is that lio has been do
privel of a rnilieatlon of tho grandest
pri jeet of lilt life.
Trom Liitlo Itock.
TUB ItKU l'A hTlCU LAKH;
I.tTTLK ltuci;, Ucceiiibcr 10 Further
partlculaii of thu triigedy uferrud to in
Isst ninlits diiuatcb, liavo coaio t'l llirht
Thu murdered party cnntlits of a ftinnly,
a man, his wtlo and ciillu aoout twjycarr
old. The man was about 'lb, iho woman
1'. Tuey passed through this city on
I lib iSlhil Uiccmtir going to Texas.
Arriving at ltock Clack, about 7 milts
out from this city, about 11! o'clock on tbat
dy. The waler was very high and tliiy
took u side roud leading oil' fjym
tHo main road, itrlking tbo creek
about a half mile tibovo thu regu ar
otouing. At this p. Int iho mt.ii wai shot
through tbo boid. Tbn woman and child
IimI their skulls crushed with a club, anil
tnelr liodlcs wero thrown lulo tlm crook.
Tbo bodies of ibe man and wninnn warn
found on b'undsy, and tho rhild wus found
lait n'ght. All ihroi of the to Ik's wore
brought to this city to-dty. 'J'hnwagi 'n
and ivim of four mules was found In ti n
possession of a colored man nnuiwt Mid.
Mfk, who livid n thort distance
f oil the'ioene of the tratjudy, Kalling lo
give a good account of how ho came In
possession, ho wis arrested. The ovldenco
developed at thu coroner s Inquest pointed
lo bim in the guilty piry. Tho Jury
found him guilty, (.rid lin was lent to Juil
io await trie aciiori oi iim grnnii jury,
Tlio warion It a new on, rnsde by A. IJnr
rot, Kolla, Mo. No clue lias yH been ib-'
tainea as to tne name or tlio murderol
party. Oroat indignation Is cxproirodat
the trsgedy, and tber is tome talk of
lyochlug tb negro,
Reported Expressly for the Bulletin.
ritOCliEIUNUS IX.THK SKXATi: AND
REPEAL OF THE HAXKRUPr
TilL CASC OP l'lNCHUACK I1EE0UE
"Washington, Dscembor 10, Tho Sen
uto In Iho oxecutlro session to-dnyV refui1
ed to riosBiiJet, tha. voto by which Alex
undvr 1. Shepherd w.ts tomo dux's ago
coiillrmijd as governor of tbo District of
'J bo fuucrnl services of Mr, Dont,
fuller ot Mrs, Uraot, will tnkc place M
tbu ixecutive mansion, on J-'ridwy after
noon. Hjv. Mr. HUsoy will cfllciato
Tho rcmsins will bo transports! over tbu
ll.tllimoro and Ohio railroad to St. LouU,.
leaving hero nt 11 00 on .tliM day. The
pallbiiirers nrn Secretary Tub, Ucncral
herIllnn, Senator lluyd, Uvprcieutatives
hUnsrd, Wilds mid Stuno, cf M.ttscurl,
nnd Jiip'y, cf Maryland.
-SETE., , i' t -
The 'cbaplaln irrt prayer tlluckd to
tliedealU'ot Co), Diut, nL'd -Invokedate
cjnsulailon ot Diviuo Providence uuntbo
prciidviil's family Alluding to iho dca.b
ol Agaisiz, bo lovolcil the inrau bloiing
upwti lbo ieg-js and icholars, cmung wbon'i
the princo had Just fallen.
N right preicntd n putttlon asking the
rerioal of tno bankruu. act. litiferrvd.
A bill for placing n lino of t'elugrapb ,
between tho capital nnd several depart'
menu under tbo cha'gu ot the ecmmii
siooers of public buildings and grounds
Mr. Morroll, of Connecticut,
rcportoi bick the ' bout bill,
making n rprcUl npproprUtton of fi.ur
millions of dollars fur the navy, without
nmor.dmcnt, tpd aikad that itlococsld-'
Mr. Morion hoped it would-lm pet',
pii.oi until other matters could bo dis
Mr. Morrill then i;wa notice tbat he
wculd cnil up tho bill to-ini rtow.
Mr. Morion asked that the resolution of
fered by htm yistcrday m rcgnrd to tbt
admission of l'inchbuck to the tijiuto be
Mr. I-rry of Connecllcut, said be had
hoped that this Mil.joct would bo post
poned till nflcr thu bollidoys. Hu wou'd
uLU'Ct to n voto being pressed this week,'
as ho desired to say somelbing on tho sub-'
Tho morning hour having expired, the
cuair announicu tuai mo resolution rt
rr:ol by tbo Finance cororpitteo on
WoJncsday Ult was In rogUUr order.
.Mr.Moliun, moved to lay aside tkc rrgular
order und proceed to tho consideration
ot tbo resolution, t admit Pmchback.
ffirnd bv him. Acrcd to.
Mr. Morton then nddrcssd tbo Sonnto it,
favor of tho reiluti"n. Uo oranitid an
investigation last winter inlo.lho Louisi
ana matters, bu; bad nothing toclo with
tho present esse, and protested against
having this cam overlaid by tbat sartot
argument and talk. Ho did not moan
that this cise should be riulioJ through
without :on!lduration, but llioro was n
right involved nnd thu resolution was in
evory senio a privilege! quoiliou.
Uo denied tbat this was a quost'on ol
politic, but -law nnd thought the' can
wis similar to that of Mr. Ojltbwail
urguing that I'inckback should boadmtted
una ibo legnlity ot Ills election decided uf
tarwurds. Ifitwcsa purposo ol opposl
lion to call In question the character ol
ilio legislature in olcctlng I'inclibuk, ii
could not bo . dono until 'after
his ad'ni sion, as to tho question oi
ICcllog being governcr ol ioui.iiinn
.Mr. Mo: ton held tbat hois, i.r.1 lu.
titlo to that ufli.'o, is indisputable Hu di
c'arol it his belief that Louisiana whs
better governed now than alio had been
for tho pajtwvou or cigbt years, or since
'.ho cloio of thu war. Tours is moro poice
an I good rtrdnf"now,anil iio constdoiable
number of tl.o peopio desirtd the Im
roichmonl of Gov. Kellogg Tlio an
promo court of Louisiana was composed
of men ot thu highest ability and ilicro
could bo no qttesiioii as to the legality qi
tint stnto trlliufinl. Xlyon any 'quetlon
i f tho laws of the stair, its dccltion wa
lln il nnd Irom such deulrion thero waa no
appotl. Tho United Slates It bound b
Mich ikclslon. lie dtd not bjlieva in the
doc.rino of stuto sovreignty, but did bo.
Ilovu in the.doclrino of iiittu riihii. 11m
balbvod Pitt liad riirbia which n-n .
ured uiid llivlolatK, iKt Onnirress hnd tin'
riirht to cncroncli tmon them. It tin,
jiuloi li til not tbu rigut to pass upon their
own laws then iburu is mi end tu atnte
.u r an ckton inquired ns to what power
was exercisod to overthrow tho HUh gov
iirnmonts in tho tjouth under Ihu
Mr Morton replied that It was done, bv
Congress nnd not by ihe.S'innlo al no.
w ihe, exeiciso of a great powor, bin
Congress bad tho authority todo it. Con
tinuing Irs argument, ho said: Tho su-'
preme court cil Uiuisiaoa had a right to
pssH upon tno legality of tho rturntig
board of tho slnlo, htid from tbat decision
thoro was no appeal.
Mr. S.ockton declared that nil graat
liwjors had mnlntnincd tbat tho Sunale
hid tlm powor lo Innuirn into tint Io,.mIhv
of tlm Legiilaturg electing riunVJr, a,no
no (i i j. not ininK trial tua Uoctrinu could
be auccessfully disputed. . .
Mr. Morton replied that liioVresident
lial determined who wns Uoven.or and
which was tlm Legislature, of Loui Urm
Ibo Homo of lteprcsntatlves had agicoJ
niiuiuo rroimoui, mi malo or l.ouu
Innn ws wronged every day thut Pinch
baclvwas kept out of his aeat. Toiony
the locality of tho returning lyiard or the
o-irnnizlni: .of its own Lecisluturu'wai m
I'.rlVo rt the very foundntioli of Stato gov--
urniroii. no iiau ouen auviscd tlmt litis
cam was to lie mado n lmisof nttack up.
on tho admlniitration (or its action In iu
U'ard to Louisiana. Ho hoped tho adrnis
sinn of l'inchback was n question of law
and not of politic;, and should bo ilecidul
without any roirard to luilitlei Ho honed
bo had to much roipiwl for lilmself when"
c bid on to lei i Io sue l n c no.not in keep
out a Dainocrat unit admit a l'.piblicari,
If evidence, sboulil bo in favur of Uin
firmer. If thero wero senators In that
body who would go into tho politics lif
Lqulsiana, bo beggod leafe lcT".iay l.e
would follow litem ai lio was komowlmt
familiar. wltb the n If Irs cf state, and
hadjiilils ponH'ilon the orfi;intl docu
menfs"vhlch would throw much light on
Mr McCrrery cava notlco tbat be de
sired to sponk tn.mnrrow.
At 2:43 tbo SenHisentjirio'lxecmJlTi
ciiiuu, nuu tuuu nuer uujourncu.
Mr. "Wlllard ollorcd a resolution In
trucling the Committee on Ciy il Service
iioiurin vi inquiro wnoumr.n reuucion
can bu inylojn.tboccit nf tkpl clvil"ir-.
vico In Inn number of ofilcers .employed
nnd tlm rumpensrtlton .without impairing
tbo ifUcIeucy of the tarvlco, and nlso tlu
expidloticy of providing that all olllulali
in tho civil aervlco shall rocelvo as com.
pensition only such salary ni shall bo
fixed and determined by law. Adopted,,
Mr. LUUolt asked leave to oCVr n'rtio
Jutlen reclllog tb aiBeunt of inttrttti
paid by the poverniopnt on account of tba
B'ivoraLPaciUa railroad companies and dl
rcctioit" tb(.Attdrny.acncrai' to 'bring
suit lo recover' the saoie.'
Mr.H.vptjorcbJoctcd, and the resolution
was not rcoe Irtd.
Tho House then took up the bill report
ed ycitcrday from the Judiciary comniitteo
to repeal tbo bankruptcy ait, and Mir.
".Tremalri .preceded to adYptale tho bill.
Air. Wiltonof the Judiciary cjmmlt
too, oppmed tao bill; arguing lint tbo
law was ncccxiary.nnd. If there wero defects
In it tho proper course wi to remedy tho
defects. Hu thought tho title of tho bl I
ought to bu "a bill to embarrass Jii't'co'
ltd bolrovnd tr unwiio to repeal thu xls'
ing law and bclievid It wiso lo mnko It
ported. HoHlipfefore trusud tho llcaii
l0.uld',recoramlt tho bill-to the Judiciary
Mr Kidrldgo ofth Judiciary commit
tee advocated tbo bill. Ho underatood
tbat tbo gentleman who had reported the
orlg'nal bannruptcy bill to tlio Uoui,
(rul r ingloMr Jonl oi oflthode I.lsnJ,)
wn ilia Critto avail himself of Its pro
vhlotn, The measure operated as a pro
tection nglnst tho ccnBuation nf cs ntes
for debi, and not fur the bonollt cf credit
ors j but lo put fees in the pockets of offl
evs in court, nnd In somo Instances In
tboie of judgos themselves. The agricul
turists ot tbo country had cover been In
f .vor of tbelaw. Alludinc lo the remark
of Mr. Wilson, bu aald the bill bad been
intrcuurd In ibo" Interest ol Jay Couko
i CoXUrid; said ibf last llouso bad
pssiodsi bill to repeal th'ebaakraptuy law
by n two-tbirds voto uiidcr suspension
of the rules, and there had been nt tbat
time certainly no lawyer of Jay Cooxo V
Or., urging Its parstgo. That firm was
then carrying n rec'sless tjicculttlons
with n viow, perhaps, if being discharged
from tbclr liabilities under Ibis Infernal
Air. Frye, of the Judlclr.fy Committee,
tbought the repeal of tho law vculd iiot
make couimorcitl men mora hcunt or
budncis men moro oreful, but It would
up.-n tho flood gates of fraud.
Air. Jewctt, uftho Judiciary Commltteo
laid It vs conceded that tbo op:retions of
bankiuptcy ware unfkvornblo to the gen
eral interests of the country,
and the law did no ono any
good 'and. it .ir.t-.cted evil
wherever it had "been onforced. In tbo
:onaidoralion of the matter in the com
mittee ho had not hoard Jny Cooko or unv
drm ruferrcd to at ntiy tlmo until tbli du
oUBiion commenceJ. Hu telluvcd as u
buiineis man that the infiuonco o' tbe
bankrupt law was doing moro to continue
the present condition of thlnre in the
country thsni all tho .stringency in tho
money market, it was tho uncertainty,
iloubl'nnd fear that atan unexpected mo
ment somo unyielding creditor might put
in DamHruplsy tbe struggling debtor, and
bat hit assets would be abtorbad In costs.
That was the great ovll. llelioving that
no Rood was to result from the Ihw, nnd
that It was an evil, ho was unqualifiedly in
fivor of Its repeal.
Mr. White, of tho Judiciary commltteo
was in favor of Miiiendlni; tbo Uw, rather
Mr. lvt ion suggested a motion to re:om
mitt tho bill with instructions lo report
such amendments to tbu bankruptcy law
as shall increase the authority of tbu
Judge In bahkrurtcy proceedings when
it snail appoar tbat the debtor's atteti may
within a rvasonabio time, be made sutQ
cierltto discharge all his liabilillts, and
to medio such other and further orders in
the cusn as shall prevent all unnecessary
proceedings in bankruptcy AUu to re
port'sucb amendments ai'iball diminish
tbo volt and Incidontal .expanse ol the
proceedirigi In bankruptcy. : Llkosdgges
lions to rrcomm t with instruction!,
wero made by McCreary, Ducll, nad Smith
Mr. Ward, of Illinois, of tho Judiciary
committee, spoke in favor of tbo rapual
uf tbu law.
ATr. Eami in referring to Mr.'Eldrige'e
intimation 'about Mr, Jcnckes, said be did
not think that gentleman bad at thu timo
trailed himsalt of tbo voluntary provis
ion ol the act.
Mr. Potter trusted bis colleague Tro
main would allow tho motion to strike out
aII but the first section, which repealed
th,o bankruptcy; law, atidj tb. seventh
.Mr. Hutler, of Massachusetts, chairman
of the Ju ticiary Committee, closed tbo do
bate supporting tho bill.
Mr. Tremnln tion moved tbat tho pro
vifions in question on tho third roading of
the billr-Not sccondod by n voto of 70 to
Mr. Heck then moved to strike out all
titer tho first section of tho bill, nnd to in
lert in lieu thereof the following:
section 3. Tint all suits and proceed
Inss now pcudinK jn tho courli of tLe
Unltrd Htate. wherein an adiudlatlon
Of .bankruptcy. has been' made
hall I o proceoded with nnd govorned by
tlm provisions of rx'sting lawt which nre
hereby continued in force only for the pur.
puru of closing up soils and prnreedinc
now pending, provided that from and af
ter thu passage, of this act the fen, com
missions and nhnrecs of nfllcors and Hcents
of'thu courts In bankruptcy caset shall bn
reduced to ono-half of tbo rcs, commis-
Ions and charge! berotoforo allowed. The
previous nu'itlnn was thea seconded on
this proposition 120 to 25, end the
an-ondmont was ngrred to without a dl-
vlsim. The bill,, ainmended was then
pasrod ycai,' 120; .nays, 4-1
Cixcinwati, December 1C ltlver forty
nnofuetnnd riling. Arrived; Charmer,
KanivlllV uepuricu: .vll Hudson,
Wlienlihw Pat Ugnni, Mutnpblf.. Tbo
weather la clear' and'plcasnnt; f "'
Viokbiiuro, December 1C Down
Slary AHrarid unrgea. llonry Ames, rar
gi nil and S, O. Hale, Natchez Up Ex-
p rt r, Colorado, and busle Silver. Clear
itul t ool. Iliver rose eighteen inches in
t'm last twenty-four boors.
Nkw ORLiAK,U'Cember 10. Arrived;
John W Oarrett and barges, Cincinnati:
.1 d.n F Tolle, Warner, St Loul; John 11
Mxud. .Mompbla. Departed James
Howard, St Louis. Weather clear and
St Louis, Dscember 1C Arrived
(liaml Tower, Memp.ils; Helena, Cairn.
Dipirtod Olenroo, Now Orleans; City
nf Vlcksburp;, Vickshurg. After rilnp
ssboflt'twelvu feet the river commerce!
Tatllng to-duy. "Wealbor clear an l pleus
nnt, MiHl'ni, Dccembor 10, Clear nnd
pli'Hsmt l'.iver rising rapidly. Arrlvwi
-.Hello of Tvxai, Liitlo .llockt .Annlu,
Wbl(u rlverTlf. Departed Orent ltpubllcf
a,0v4) bale! cotton, KiitefLinnsy, !ary
HovstonNcjr Orle!iot;;Tb"oinpicu Uaan,
last night, St. Louts,
Kvahhtille, December 10 Weather
clear nnd pleasant, morctiry CI to CO.
ltlvor stationary with 3'.' feet 4 Inches
abovolQVf;ter,miirk of '07. Up Idle
wll4kot)ls;UA.rl!ngton, Mary Anient
and Nick 1onpwortli. Ddwn L M Mil
lr, Tarascon, Falls Pilot, (Quickstep and
Florence Loo, all with good tups. Dull
ing ulih 14 feut-ti inches In ta'nal, 12 feet
b lutbis In put down Iodlanobtitk.'OlaaF
and nlotsant waalher. Tbe Aid Swift
liavsi to.rhl.rrow'wlth 4ljrep bargis con
tslnlnc 1500 tons of Iron oro from tbo oro
pllo for Cincinnati. Arrived (len l.ytln,
Cincinnati; Dove, Madison; .1 D I'afkor,
Mempbil. Departed Gon. Ljtle, Cln
i.lnnatl; GroyJJufele. Uondorion; J .EL
I'.,V.r, ClpclDa.ti; i5oT Mtiboj'lU
CITY TREASURER fMflK OF CIII-
t'AUU, a di;i Aijii i;h iu
THE TUNE OF J352,000-
A WHOLE FAMILY MURDERED
KKAtt LI TILE ROCK? -
ARREST OF THE SUPPOSED
II Kith K.
THE ELEPTION IS PENNSYLVANIA
THE ADOPTION OF THE
PtutADiLi'iits, Uccomlb.- 10. A very
leght vote was cast In this city to-day, not
mucii more man ono-nuir tlm usual nun -ber.
Ho frns reitlved ahowtbnttwentt-
ohi cut of Iwenty-uino wards give "0,C0(J
majority rur tuu constitution.
Ci.NCtxrrAtr, DecemUer 10. Col. "Win
Tyrrel, Covicgton aod Newport reporter
of tbe Cincinnati 'Commercial, w.s as
saulted by n young mun named Fram it
and cut with a bowlu knlf.i, laying bis lib
it o men open. Tbonttsck was Hidden nnd
without wnrninc. Youne Francis Ii a son
.nf Squire Francis of Covington, wborn
Col. Tyrrel bas been charging, In the
Commercial, with falling to turn over lo
tho treasury certain monies as required by
liw. Col. Tyrrel'a wounds nro pronounced
decidedly dangerous,' tboagh lis recovery
CiiicjlQ), Ddcctnter 1C Tbe report of
of tho deficit in tbu accounts of David A.
Uagn, city treasurer, was confirmed
upon a full examination by City Treas
urer O'Hirra, who took poisesiion of tbe
ofUcn to-day. The exact amount of Ibis
deficit ll'332,703 73 ,xclulvool 4139,000
deolted in su'pcnded banks. Tho blind
il the ex.triniurer, is for one million dol
lars nnd la itgnrd by leven er eight re
puted wealthy citlzoni. Gago's personal
property, all of which be proposes to
turn ovnr to the city, it is thought will ex
ceed $500,000 In value, so tbat tho cl y
will not probably le lb loier by tbe de
falcation. MARKET REPORT.
Miturutt, Ucccmbor !. Flour steady
5 bOQ'J LO. Corn meal dull at 3 35
Corn in fair demand 74c. Oats in g o,l
demand I.jJc. Hogs quiet; 18 CO for
Inferior, good to choice 20 I'D.' 00
llran higher. Hulk meals, sbouldors Cfh
6c! lilei i5"io. Lard firm 89jc.
Cikciknati, December 10 Flour firm
7 0C7 '2o. white (ample lots 1 4Gl 4S;
corn iJrm 6'.'5; osti firm 4250; barley
unntlled; lly e quiet; groceriss firm ; t ul
tirfirm, olieoio ttcaly; perk notr.inl
II OUpaiJ; UrJ dull, stoam, higher 8
kettle Sjc; tulk meats easier; shoulderi 1
bacon steady; thoulderi 7c; bogi dull
4 C05 10: receipts 8,799, shipments ii,.
291I; bam lB5c: whiskey good domand
C'uicaoi, December 10 Flour firm.
Wheat unsettled and lower; No 1 spring,
I 17(jl 1?, No 2. 1 15 cash, 1 f, Janu
ary; No 2, 1 00I 10. Corn dull, un
settled and lower; No 2 mixed, CI ccnih,
C2jo January; new " 2 mired, fiOe.
Oats In fair d'mand and lower; No 3?a
on the spot, and 3SJ'j Jnnuary. Uye urn-
t; No 2, 73c. llrl.y dull and lowor; No
i tall, I 39 ; 2io 3 in r.ir demand nnd
higher, 1 0o. I'nrW dull and lower; 11 00
on Ifto spot. 14 CO February. Bulk meats
steady; ehouldcra loose, partly cured, CJc,
short rib, CJc; clear sides, 0J7c; fully
cured packed, c hlgbrr; green rooati
steady; shoulders Sc. and round sides Cc;
hams 7(58jc for 20 to 15 lbs vrego.
Lard in lair demand ard lower; 8c bid
on Ihe spot, and 8 February. Wiky
scarce, firm nnd higher; salei'nt 05OGs
St Loris, December It. Flour a'eady
and Grm in all grades below 5 5f(J,C 00
nnn carr. w neat iprine demand Jioz
Sprint: 1 lfOl 'JO; Ml unchanged: No 4
red sileablu at I 30; No 3 wanted al 1 40
No 2 t C5 Corn flrrn and scarcer, lots of
No 1! mixed sold nt 71o on east track.
Ost firm nnd less active, No '1 mixed 41
a)4".c. Hrley steady and firm. Rye
higher, No 2 8S4vC. 1 ork opened
steady, i-loied quiet at 14 257.14 CO
Nothing done in green meats, Iirv aalt
only in jobbing and urdor demand J lnnae,
rleur rldei aold at 7 Jo; packad loll, rliiiul
ders 0J()r.ej clear rib 7e; ctonr 7jc.
Ilicnn iirirhnieil. bnulder Clfjfi clear
rib ; ham Oriole. La'rd dull nnd
tinsoltled. "Whilkey u-arce nnd Mglier,
95c. Hojs opened ncltr. with bulk sales
nt 4 504 0't; but biiyeri soon stood off
for lower prlcn, rnfnlnir tn buy except
nt n decllnn of VQWa f5 hundred, and
nnthlnc m dene.
8AAIUBL 1. WHKKLKU, "
ATTORNEY & COUNSELOR AT LAW
Offlce over first National bank.
WILLIAM J. ALLKN,
ATTORNEY AT LAW
. OAIRO, ILLINCfri.
Offlce OTer'flrat Katlon&l bank. '
John IL Mulkcy. Wlllam U. Mulkty
MULKRY & SON, '
ATTORNEYS AT LAW
TOCteei Eighth street, between Commer
;tal ami Washington nvvutiui.
OUKEN it OIL1J1SUT,
WillUm K.drren, 1
SDTHpwii.1 atUotiea given .U Arf-nlially aad
Frirr-i oif?oi.Tr-ijBpou 7 aft fi orsri
W. Stratton. " t. Bird
BTflATTON & -BIRD,' -
s j" Ann
AsanU American Powder ICompaOy
-' wm nil. . '4
fn K? ATiLn I s
NKVs IORK BTOAE,
" WHOLES ALE AND RETAIL.
LAXOI4T TAtlXTV CTOOK Uf TUB CJtl
OOODy HOLD VERT OLOBK.
'.'(iraot ut fltnolVrutfi atrt ul Vosa
. O. PATIItit
pji y ii it o u ii i,
PL O U K AIEIlCHAIiJT
Sit. MS OHIO I.KVKU.
ViOtf. OA I HO, ILLINOIS
UOI-TKY, HAIiltlSON & CO.,
.3uicei"oi to 1. lloxd A Son.)
FLO I1 ft ClU AI.f AND It, AT.
No 03 Ohio Ivce, OA1HO, ILLS.
WOOD KITTEXIIOOSE & BUO.
General Cols:Ie5l6i 'Mainbauf.
Ih3 (tlltO LKVKK
t. .1. AYJltttf
AYK113 i CO
UT ILx O TJ
m-imi COMMISSION MERCHANTS
Ho. 78 Onto Levax, Uairo. Illo.
rOKW A RJiLNO ami UOM MISSION
f. K t( II A I .
DEALERS IN FI-OUR
outc r.ivmt j i-s K.nswns
70 Ouio L::vnii,
.V. II. Thistlovroid. I'. J. Thlite wood
TUISTLEWOOD 1 CO.,
COMMIB8IOH MRU CHANTS
FLOUR, CORN, OATS, HAY, ETC
o. 78 OHIO LEVKK,
('Aino, - Ilunois.
11.2 tr t
G. D. WILLIAMSON,
And Dealer lo
Xo. 76 OMo Levee,
KSTSpcclal attention given
menu uod tilling or dor..
R. SMYTH & CO.,
Cor, Comtnerulal Av. and 19th bt.
kep eenetaatl, oa head a most oocn
plot etoek of
!cotor avd ibibk wausia
I'ort, Madnrla, Hborryand wOatabaWln
JOUN U. PIILLia & BOM,
' (BQeetaaori to John D. PfclUU,)
DEALKR8 LN HAY, 0OKN, (ATS,
Flour, Moal, Bran, s&c,
AOKN 18 POK LAFLIK AND KAND
V .1 lb Turin Btuxrr ato Ohio Xxth
,1.111 IIM Pi'
Tho Place To Buy
At his NEW STORE on
Commercial avenue, Burger 1b
now receiving daily the lar
gest, best selected and cheap
est stock of dry goods ever
beforo brought to Cairo. A
line of dress gooda which have
never been surpassed in this
market, cither for beauty or
variety. A full stock of boots
and shoes; domestics of all
kinds ; a beautiful stock of
furs, muffs and boas, muffs
and collars, and children's furs
at a mere song; knit wdollenl
goods, children s sacks, tc.,l
almost civen away : a hand-l
some assortment of gloves ant
a charming selection of ladies'!
neckties, ruffs, etc., etc. Qen-j
tlcmcn'e furnishing goods
overcoats, suits, undorwoarJ
hats, caps, gloves ; counter
panes, comforts and quiltsl
tabic linens, red and white
water proof cloth in all tm
new snaacs ana a run anc
complete stock of notioni
All thene goods wero boughl
at panic prices, and will bl
sold at astonishingly low fif
urcs, as Burger is determine
not to be undersold. Call ac
examine his goods beforo puj
chasing elscwhore. His stoi
room contains every article
tho dry coous -lino that ar
buyer can possibly want, at
tho prices aro so low that
one will nave the conscisni
to ask a reduction on ar
J. M. i'lULLIPS,
Com mi sail
rreriared to forward all klads of fret
to all polata.
Biutnees attended to prouptlf .
No. ia uuis LKVKr. csr. u
Tho larreit line of clotUand piece
of the finest nualltr, and crealeat va
ever hrtrnrtrt v thle market. Tieae
rrere tiotiKht at prices that enable
sell Uitm at tan per cent, lower ture
iujt nouse in uairo.
GUARANTEE GOOD TITS
and entire aatlstactlon In aTery reipesi
n e aiso aeep a iuu ana cempiew i
UKADT MADE CLOTHINOJ
1 1 m
WU1TR COLLAR PLANINO M
' S WAXTKBII, Croprttr.
HARD and SOFT LTJMJ
LATII, SIIIKOLKH, CEDAR I
DOOilS, SAHIi, BLINDS
OBDBRQ BOLICTTBD. '
ranlibe4 on torteetnouee.
Bemmercial avonuo, betweon Tentl
A. J. ItOK, H. D.
Ofllr-fl orer Thorn A Iiro'i. groeerjl
No. 131 Commercial avenue, corner I
streot. Jlesldonoe ooroer WaslilnjM
nun arid rourtoentb street,
WILLIAM 11. HMlTH, M.
r EftPIMOK Re. U Thirtooih art
fV Ivhi Waahiaisen areas a4 walai I