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TERMS or WKKKLY BULLETIN.
One Tear H W
Threw Monthi M
Invs.iis.blr In advance
Beadlug nmtlrr in erry tmr.
Oor. Bkvkkidge hs refu.ed to respite
lUlTerty, conilomnod to bo hung.
ritEMDKXT (Jr.ANT has appointed Jai.
Lyons of Virginia, who figured prorni
ccntly In the "strstghl" Iletnoarntlc con
vention at Louisville last year, United
Statci judgo, rite Underwood deeded.
Tins funeral of Col. Fredorlek Dont,
father of Mn. Grant, takes place in Jr.'
Louis to-morrow. Tlio. President, Mrs.
Grant and il'ji Nollio rc.o'np.nlJ tlic
ramaina from Washington to St. Louis.
Anna Eliza Wkbd Young, tho nine
toenth wife of Ilrighnm, ii on u lecturing
tour through tho states. Sbo tells the
uiual itory of one whs Lite been behind
tcenei in Mortnondotii nnd of couno gets
full houses of peoplo who nro curieus to
Get. Howaiu) is anxiuus that tho
llouso of Representatives shall investi
gate bis trusteeship or tho I'rcodmen's
llureau and avows his ability to clear
himiolf of all charges of dlshciicsty in
connection with it. If bo does, ho will
be tho first Christian statesman of tho po
riod who has stood tho ordoal of en invct
Tns Benders, tho Kansas murderers,
havo cot been taken, but only discovered.
They baTO been traced to Northern Mex
ico, and own their immunity from arrest
to the fact that tlioro is no oxtradition
troaty between tbo United States Rnd
Mexico, and the roward oilcred for their
precious heads is not inrgo enough to in
duco tho attempt to kidnnp thorn.
Tnr. board of penitentiary commission
ers havo under advisement tbo removal
of Dr. Mason, tbo prison physician, Capt.
II sill, tho deputy warden nnd all officers
who wern privy to tho doMh-batb of the
convict "Williams. It is supposed Com
missioner llano will object to tbu plan,
Dr. Mason behg bis brother-in-law and
appointee Poor Williams, honover, ha
left no brothcr-In-law to cnll down pun
ishment on tho beads of tbo penitentiary
officials, but tbero is a sentiment of hu
man juitico which demands it, and this
will romain untatiified until tbo commis
sioners havo rcmoTod tbo men, who acci
dentally, perhaps, but nono tho less cru
city, murdorod tbo unfurtunatu convict.
FINANCIAL PINCH BACK SOU E
BIGHTS LEFT YET THE HANK
KUPT LAW NOT YET THE
SALARY GP.A11, ETC., ETC.
Wisiu.NaioK, LVcmbor 16, 187.1.
Tbi secretary of tbo treasury has ovi
dontly not mads n bit in bis requesting
Congress to Increase taxation. Tbo sug
gestion did not meet with much favor
yesUrday in tbo House quite, it number
of big Kadlcal guna opposing it. His
request is very severely communtod on by
members in tho hotels and on tho streets,
when the legislative harness is laid tiside
and they can indulgo in sueh classic
ph razes as "old pump," "cheap copy of
coke," etc., whon spoiling of Grunt's
financial oracle. Whsn tho question
comoi up for disoutsio.l tho dehato wnl U
sharp, lively, long and windy, and tbo re
sult will, In all probability, bo the tearing
ct pieces of tbo increased tuxatiun id on,
and the substitution ot curroncy liifltiiun
and a cutting dawn of the estimates for
government expenses, if so, and that
seems to bo tbo views of a majority in the
House, inflation will bo carried out until
tbo last authorized tbln-phster is Issued.
But as economy is not,R part of the P.td
ical creed except in words the ozpoiues
will continue to Increase million on top of
million as heretofore tho nmount being
from thirty to iorty millions unco Grant's
accession to tho presidency. Neither tho
Appropriation nor Ways and Means c m.
mitten belioving in incrousing taxes to
the extent of forty millions, as mUU, put
their lieaas tegetber tnd Jobbed the ''old
pump" Richardson off till January 5.
when we shall too bow much the estimates
which In accordauoo vt ills Radical econ.
omy aro llfty millions moro than list joar
can bo reduced, Tbo featuro of tho d
Late was tho disposition on the part
Ben JJutlor to Job pins into Uawos,
which bo doci i.t overy oj,.
portunity, aud nearly always draws
blood, for tho latter is not
the equal of Benny in retort bo it cour
teous or illtnunerod.
This dark-skinned aspirant for Sunato
rial honors could not induce the commit
too on Privileges and Eloolions to report
his case favorably. It tool Morton,
Logan, Anthony and Mitchell In favor of
him, and Carpenter, Al.-orn, Haulsbury
and Hamilton, of Maryland, in favor of
McMillln. Hnuutor Humnor, who could
have turned tbo scale did not attend anv
of tho commlttoo mietiugs, and to the
question will come before tho Henuto in
tbis comploctiou. Senators Morton and
"West, tbo latter being l'incbback's conn
ael, are determined to push tho muter to
a consumption, and threaten that there
hall bo no turkey and mlncs-pi'i for Sc.i
ators t,t their homes unless theqjestlcn it
tettled this week. Ablo and prominent
radical will oppose Piucbbuck's cduis-
lion. The administration rpurs will bo
used to prick tho sides of thoso who owo
it allegiance, nnd although tho opposition
will bo long and fierce, thoro is but llttlo
hopo that tho dc'lroi of tho administra
tion will bo defeated.
COMB UKlHT.I LKrr VKT.
It was decided in tho Supremo Court
yoterday in tboenso of tho United Statos
Pacillo Railroad vs. tbo Treasurer of Lin
coln county, Nobrak, that tho fact of
said road boing n Government ngent did
not exempt it from State taxation there
being nothing by implication in tho con
stitution to prohibit a Stato tax upon tbo
proporty of an ngont of tho Government,
mcroly becauso it is tho proporty of such
agont. It coenu then Hint tho States havo
somo rights that tho general govornmont
and thslr creatures tho railroads nro
bound to respect.
THE lUKKIIl'lT I. AW.
Thoro seems to In but llttlo doubt thnt
the bill from the Juliclnry Committco
repealing tho bankrupt law will becomo
a law. '
Mr. Tromalne, tbo now member from
Now York, yesterday, tried to choke off
dobate ani rush tho mo.isuro thuugh un
der n suipension of the rules. This the
gentleman found would not do, nnd so tho
natter was postponed until to-day. Mr.
Tromaino will find it much harder to
bend tho stuff thtt ho his to handlo in
Congroif, than- thit -which Now York
jurios aro composed of, as bis first altompt
so plainly jiruves.
Yesterday morning tbo opinion was
generally expressed tint tho R'lmlniitrn
tion and influences or a buv'1 naturo bad
softenod thu bouts of the l'.adical .Sena
tors who oppose tho confirmation of
Attornoy-Gonoral Williams to tho Chief
JusticoOiip, nnd that nil was mado lovoly,
but tho end after two hours dUouMion
yesterday, is n t yet reiehoJ. Things
begin to look cquilly, for if, as t iouglit)
this caso goes over tlio lioliIys nnd
I'inchbech'i :ain come up for discussion
thoro will bo such dovolopments regarding
Williams and his connnction with tho
I'inrhbeck-Louiaiana question as will
mako it impossible, for tha now halting,
hesitating Radicals to confirm him out of
a de-Tint regard for public opinion, which
Grant nnd his piraiites in tbo Senate
TUB SAI..IHV CHAIl.
Tho committco having this quostion in
ohargo havongrojJ to roport n bill fixing
tho salaries of msm bors at $5,500 Rnd
actual cxponsos incurred in coming to and
going from Washington. This bill will bo
open to amendment anil from the disposi
tion thus far shown by members, by their
voles and remarks outside, thoro will bj a
cjntinuation of tbo unseemly spirit of
" grab " that has bcon to highly donounced
and rebuked by tho poople. Evon should
Congress cmo up to tho demands of the
people, which 1 much doubt, it
will liaTrt boon dono in such
a roluctMit ungracious manner as to take
nil the gool out of it oml iO tUu nrgtl.
ments of men liko A. II. Stephens whoso
motives and honesty aro not doubled will
not shlold tho advocates or tardy repeal
ers tt tho grab from public condemna
tion. O. 0. UOWAKU.
Shrewd unci far seeing Radicals nro
d ning tho stupidity of "that foieil '
Dawes fur bolstering up tho Frcodmeu's
Bureau npostle Howard j when tbo sec
retary of war handed him over to Con-gr-si
for an explanation as to whoro that
c.uh over ulialf a million wont to.
Ben. liutlor's civil rights bill by which
be stoals Sumner's thunder providos that
no person ahull bo oxcluded from any
building, placo or enclosure which is
licensed by the authorities or eupportod
by tho public -ou account of race, color or
previouis condition of ccrvitudo under
penalty of from $1,000 to $5,000. By this
schools, churches, theatres, ctmetories and
railway cars aro included. Altuougli a
number of Radicals bold such a measure
t j be unconstitutional it will under party
culi beoomoa law much to Charles liuio
uer's delight, vibo will seo in this another
chapter in the book of his lifo to which be
h.s devoted himself, to tbo ontiro rcprts
ii j.i of overy feeling of bumanli; oven to
that vf Gjd physical gift: UyU bo might
appear un tho pages of history cj a pio
neer philanthropist. Tlio truo hUtnrian
will givo him high rank among selfishly
ogotittlo and impracticable) theorists
one whoso heart never beat rospunsivo in
any want of mankind saw tmbodiod in
cnie abstraction that was coupled with
ill-, name of Sumner.
Senator Ames, of Massachuiolts by
courtesy of Mississippi has gonu to tho
latter statu to play tho rolo of governor,
1 don't wish tho peoplo of that ttuto uny
It ana, hut 1 hopo they vi.l keep him
tuure ho is a very passive sort of a man.
Reported Expressly for the Bulletin,
C'liicAoo, Decembor IV. State Attor
noy Williams bus beon importunod by
ouvural citi.uns to cause the indictment of
David A. Gage, Uto city truasu'ur, for do-
Ulcatiori, and be hui cunsuntud to present
hiui to tho grand j'jry. It is uoubiiui,
though, if In) can bo indicted. Mr. Gage
la still conuneii to bit room, terribly
broken by his troubles. His health is bad,
and sumo think that ho cauuot survive
bis dlsgraeo. His bomUiilun are now bo
ginning to dispute as to thulr lbiblllty, say
U.t that the city has shown grots noli.
gei.ee In not publithlng Its claims. They
iirobubly will riot nV uulcss thov aro
lompelleJ, though ii h bellerod that Mr.
uugiss proporty, which he proposes to
turn over, will fully meet the claim
The holy of tho man Mctjuald, who
disappeared o mysteriously on election
niglit, ii dikcovored this niorniiig in tbo
r.v r, at the font of I'ourto'iiitti lreot.
lli houil was crushed and Ins holy other
WiobruUfi, It Is hollared that In was
mm had ft nuiH
TIIIUD DAY'S SrS3sON OF THE
ILLINOIS STATE I'ARMKU'S
A PLATFORM. WITH SOMETHING
IN IT RESIDES GLITTERING
STRAIGHT OUT EXPRESSIONS OF
OPINION ON RAILROAD 10
1SLATION, LAND GRANTS,
aW MSI DIES, TARIFFS,
01 AL SALA
Till! 1MMTICAL OUTLOOK.
DncATfit, December 18 Tho outlook
hero now is that tho farmers will virtually
ostablish a new parly, to lie uompoicd
largely of thi industrial classic,
bo lar tho utmost harmony has prevnit-
eJ in tho convention. Thoro nro divcrst-
lied opinions on almost nil tho suhject'
which havo been discussod. Nearly nil
tbo leading men havo nil otilniou nnd
theory peculiar to themselves. Thoy enmo
hero with tho purpose to maintain incir
viows. Milt they havo yielded and
compromised. Tho destiny of tho
farmers movement nny, oi ino
political complexion of the rnon who
rule tho nation depend, In my judgment,
upon tho hction of this convention. If the
broad-viewed Economist triumph, then nil
tho efl'jrts. of tho party in power cannot
resist tbo tide that will twm-p it from ex
istence. If tho narrow policy of tbo
purely-farrner-vlow pirly resists tho more
enlightened viows of tho others and
tics tho movement down ton singlocla's
of population, tho Farmers' mjvommi
is a sham arm a irnua.
I learn that quite u contest was had in
tho committeo-roiMii in regard to changing
the name of tho organization. It was
finally agreed to report tho original
Ponding tlio consideration of tbo report
of tho committco on orgaiuzttion, a ques-
Ion was sprung upon tlio convention
which created eomddorablononfililon. The
rules wore suspended to lake up tbo final
report of tho committeoon credentials. It
was stated that tho convention was being
packed to (lef.ut the wishes of the farmers
in rotation to the organization of a
political pirly. Tho farmers were believed
to bs in favor of political organization.
The convention took up the constitu
tion hv ecstions. Thero was warm and
somowbat hotted dWcuseion in regard to
thoriarnool tlio organization. Tlio light
was on tlio question whether tho farmers'
association should bo a political parly.
The weight of intelligence loomed to favor
a change of namoj tho weight of num
bors wero oppnaed to nny change. The
whole of the morning session wa3 con
sumed In thu iiifcus?ioi.
On nssemblint: tho convention nro-
ceedel to work uhd adopted tho constitu
tion. THE l'LATFOKJl.
Tho committoo on resolutions rcmrted.
A protracted and somewhat heated discus
sion ensued on thu adoption, but the reso
lution was finally adoptod by substituting
tho word "should'' for "will."
Tho platform as adop'ed ii as follow:
Whereas, Through tho departure from
tho primary principles of our govornmont
m promulgated by its founder and
through its Imprudent oxcrciiu of that
highest prorogativo of tbo freeman tbo
right of luffarage. wpthe, f. nf l in.
:., w. ....mon with tho wealth arid food
producors of tho United Stalos, havo, by
our past action, acquiesced in a ny.tem of
class legislation which mukes tho creat
majority slavishly sublerviont to u small
Whereas, This condition is clearly
tracoablo to tho fostoring protection
which has boon accorded by our legislative
bodies, both etato and national, to tho
financial, mercantile, manufacturing nnd
transportation interests, enabling tham to
accumuluto an unduo proportion of the
national wealth, and encouraging them in
tho exor:iso of corrupting lobby inlluonces
on our legislative system; thereforo
Resolved, That tho preservation of our
national life imperatively demands that
ovory American voter should attend with
caro to nil preliminary nominations and
elections, so as to incuro tho election of
competent and honest men to all oflteos In
the gift of tins peoplo.
Resolve), That the roccnt rocord of tho
old political parties if this country is
such kh to forfeit tho conlidonco and re
spect of tbo people, and, that wo aro
thereforo absolvod from all alliegance to
thorn, and should net no longer with
Resolved, That wodomand the uncondi
tional repeal of the salary grab law the
renml to hn retro-activo in" its action, and
this without thu restoration of the frank
Keiolvud, That wo do not recognize any
necessity that public ofil:ors should re"
coivc extravagant salaries to tbo end that
they may conform to the demand of pi
trnvagant and fashioiiablo tastes, which
in their very nature aro antagonistic
to Republican principles, and wo demand
tbft reduction of olhVial salaries.
Resolved, That wo demand the immedi
ate reform of abuses in tho civil Horvico,
through which tho patronogo of tbo gov
ernment is dispensed as a reward for par
tisan service, rather than with regard to
Resolved, That wo aro In favor of im
provoment and perfecting the nuvigaticn
of our lakes and rivors ami water connec
tions as soon us it can possibly bo dono
Resolved, That tho right to exchanco the
products of lator is consistent with the
right of ownership. Wo submit to all
needful taxation fur tho support of the
govornmont, but denounco all taxation
laviud for special ciai'Oi. Wo hold that
tho existing duties cn clothing, lumber,
salt, iron and steel, nro not only unneces
sary t i tho successful prosecution of thesis
industries, out opprtsitvu to labor, and
1 tend to croato monopolies, while at tho
' fttiiit lifnu tlim fi.rrilili n rip.!...! fn.
tortiunato charges for r.aiiroad transporta
tion. Unsolved, That wn deprecato all further
grants of public lands, or loans of the
public credit, and all national, state or lo
cal subscriptions in aid of corporations.
Resolved, That wo favor tho repeal of
our national banking law, and bollovo
that tho government should supply a legal
tendor curroncy directly from tho trttas
ury, intrchangeabn for government
Jionds bearing tho lowest possible rates of
Ecsolvod, That wo hold that our patent
laws are too ofien iimdis to sulnorvo tho
interest of mnuoiiolihts.and should ho law
fully rovised and rottrlotod.
Ruo!ved, Tllat tho existing railroad
legislation of this itslo should be sustained
and criforcud until thoroughly tested bo
foro the courts j that wo oppose any legis
lation by Congress undor tho plea of reg
ulating commerce between the states
which shall deprivo tho people of their
presont controlling InQuonce through
Reaolrcd, That tbo right of tlio Inglsln
turn to regulate and control tho railrood
of thn State must bo vindicated, establish
ed and malntainsd as an essential attrib
ute of Stato government, and that those
holding tbo doctrine that railroad char
ton are contracts la tho lentu thnt ihoy
aro not aubjct to legislative lupervision
and control, havo not n Just appreciation
of tho necessary powors nnd rights of a
frets govornmont, nnd wo will agroe to no
trueo nnd submit to no compromlso short
of tho complete vindication of tho Supre
macy' of tho Stato government in its
rights, through its legislature to supervise
and control tho railroads of tho Htalo In
such mannor as tbo public Interest shall
Rosolved, That we uncompromisingly
condomn tho practico of our public' offi
cials In receiving freo passes from railway
Rosolved, That wo dotnaud a reduction
of all public expenditures, to tho end that
taxation may bo reduced to tho lowest poo
COXCItLSS AIMOUKNI'D TILL .IAN
IIKIIATP, IN THE UWAV. ON TUB
CIVIL RIGHTS Itll.Ii.
Till: SENATE FUMBLING AWAY ON
THE FINANCE (Jl'ESllON.
Wasiiinotok, December 19. A cnll Is
being numersusly signed by members of
Congress, bonded by Representative Mc
Nulla of Illinois, and Representative
Harris of Virginia, looking to tbu union
of members of lliu Northwest nnd South
for tbo purpose of uniting thoso lections
on tho question of cheap transportation
from tho West to thu Atlantic s.-a-board.
A meeting will bo held in tbo House of
Hepresoniallvos on the first Saturday af
ternoon after rocers.
Our Consul General at Havana tolo
graphed to tho Secretary ot Stato that
tho Captain General had informed him
that tlio Virginius prisoners wero yeslor
day deliveroJ t) tho comuinudur of thu
WAainsoro.s, December 10 Tho cur
rency llti being under consideration Mr.
Lewi hoped thu financu resolution would
be laid aside and that tho Senate would
takuup the resolution for adjournment,
Mr. Chandler said Congress bad been
hero throu weeks, during which timu they
bad incrcasui tho price of gold, deranged
business, and now w mi ted lo go home. If
thoro whs not time to repeal tho bank
rupt law beforu tho holidays or pass a new
'one, bu hoped tho old ouo would bo re
cinded at least.
Mr. lioreman approrod tbo repoal of tho
bankrupt law, though ho favored tho
amendment thereof. Ho thought it best
to tuko a holiday recess.
Mr. Morrill thought thoro wero public
duties which should be performed, but
whon thu senators had raado up their
minds to go home ho did not sue much uso
in talking about sovoroign peoplo and
urging thorn to stay. Congru's had
shown masterly inactivity sinco it had
hen here, aud ho hoped tho great Ameri
can senate had not huon childish onough
after having defeated tho resolution on
Wednesday las!, to now take it up and
Mr. Ferry of Omneticutt, Tipton nnd
Windom favored thu pits ago of the bill.
Tho S3natu thun by a voteof 33 yeas to
tit) nays procoodod to the consideration of
a joint resolution to adjourn.
Mr. Scott hoped there would bo no re-
Mr. Inealls moved to amend the House.
. ..v...ui.n 1.1U11UWT De
cember d lor Friday tho 10th.
Mr. Thurman inquired If tbo senator
from Kansas, contemplated by that
amendment to allow timu for a repeal or
amendment of tbo bankrupt law.
Mr. Ingalls rcpliod in tho atllrmative.
Mr. Thurman bolieved it would bo pos
sible for tho Judiciary committco to ro
port n bill to-dy, but nftor conversation
with a large number of tho monitors of
tho llouso ho had come to tho conclusion
that it was idlo to talk about nmondlng
tho bankrupt law beforu tbo holidays.
.Mr. lioutwoll said bo had voted uni
formly against a rcess and had done so
in hopo that tho Scnala might amond the
bankrupt law before the holidays, but bo
entertained that hopo no longer; he was
opposed to tho repeal of tho law and said its
repeal woald bo followed by evils and dis
asters in financial circles of series naturo.
He had beon persuailod a largo number of
respectable business men would petition
ngainat its repeal if they should have
timo to do so, ho would tborefore vte for
tho resolution to take a recess. Amendment
Ingalls was rejected. Resolution as
pasted by tho house, was then concurred
in yuan S'J, nays 27.
Mr, Clayton submitted a resolution that
tho f olect committee on levees of thu Mis
sissippi river bo authorized to visit such
places as they may deslgnato, during tho
holiday recess, and to investigate and re
port upon the subject of lovoes.
Mr. Chandler objected to its present
Tho Senato then wont into executive
session. At 3:11 the doors wore re-opsn-ed
and the Senate adjourned until Janua
ry 5th, 1871.
Mr. Uut'.cr called up the supplementary
cjvil rights bill, and proposed to limit tbo
delate lo two hours.
Mr. llcck appealed for longor tirno and
gf.vo notice, that although the Democratic
sldo did not proposo to Interfere with dil
atory motions, if fair discussions woro al
lowed; and it only would do so In the
Mr. Stevens made a similar appeal,
stating be desired to address the House.
Mr. flutter remarked that the Amnesty
bill and Civil Rights bill worn linked to
gethor iu thu minds of Republican mem
bers. It was agreed that tho diacusslon should
go on all day in fifteen minute speeches.
Un the first and second days aflur reas
sembling tho previous question should bo
considered operative at four o'clo:; tbo
eocitd day. Tho (Speaker thou called on
committees for reports of p.rivato charac
ter. After tho call Mr. Duller, of Massa
chusetts, opened the dobato on the supple
mentary Civil Kiu'bts bill.
Mr. liutlcr, of Massachusetts from tho
Judiciary commitleo, offered a resolution
authorizing that committoo to send n sub
committco of two, to New Orleans totako
i tbo testimony in tho matter or tlio lin
1 peachmunt ot Judgo Durrill, with power
' to aend for tiorsons and papers. Ho nx-
plained that among tbo chargos against
Judge Durrill, tbore was a obargu of mis
application of funds, and of tbo mlspro
cording In bankruptcy. Adopted.
Ho said that billgavo no right which
overy man did not now possess except when
tbero was hostile stato legislation, Iho bill
limply proposes to givo any one from
whom this right was takon a means of
over-riding that hostile stato legislation
and publish tho man who takes that
right away from him, That was the wholo
of It, and who could argue against that.
Mutlur knew that Its opponents would
say that it was an invasion of stato
rights, and that statos should bo loft to
manage their own Internal affairs In their
own way; ho was content to uphold state
rights hut not uphold stato wrongs, and no
.(.! V...I II. i...
nniu iim'Ji iiiihii. wiiwiiuiiiinivniiiiiiiiiiiy
cia's oi citizens, proviuou tney oueyeu mo
Mr. Uroiabtg asked Mr. Uutlor whelk
JJKCBMBER 20, una.
or tbcro wb nny ovldenco boforotho com
mittee as to tbo necessity for this law, and
also why theso louthorn statu legislatures,
which had bo long controlled thn Republi
can party, had not passoda nil nocessary
Mr. llullor ropllcd that colored wit
nesses on tholr way to testify boforo tho
reconstruction committoo had been forced
Into dirty, miserable smoking cars'. Thu
Republican stato legislatures had not
cled in tho matter becuuso they wero
waiting for Congress to do so,
Mr. Cox proposed to nmcml tho bill co
as to mako colerod persons liaklo lo tho
penalties of tbo bill.
Mr. Rutler said thai tbo amoudment was
nut necessary. Thai tbu law applied to
orory natural porson, and n negso was n
vtry natural person.
Mr. Ileak opposed tho bill. He declared
that not a man on his aide of thn llouso
wautod to ito tbo negro oppressed or de
prived of any right, but they objected lo
tbii bill beisauso Congress was usurping
authority that belonged exclusively to
states. They wero approving consolida
tion fast enough; they wero drifting inl
centralization' so steady that boforo long
states will bear thn same relation to thn
general government as counties now bavu
to states. Ho objected to this bill because
such coerstvo legislation would forco col
ored children into the same schools with
whito children. Would it prove to bo n
benefit to tho colored peoplo, or an injury7
It might not effect gentlemen who could
send their children to private, school', but
It would drive away industrious poor peo
ple, who objected to their chiidr n associ
ating with colored children, and It would
injure (the statos and break up tbo public
Tho House then adjourned to January f.
THE lir.CIISIO.H Of JL'llUK LKLANH.
Rock Island, 111., Docombor 10. Tho
legal fratern ty, who are all rangod for or
against tbo tax on the capital stwk of cor
porations, woro couslderahlo cxurcLcd as
to what the decision of Judgo Lelnnd, of
llureau county, would bo In the applica
tion of the Rockford, Rock lsluiid St.
Louis Railroad for mi injunction to re
strain our County Clerk from extending
tho tax. Tho hearing was set for to-day,
but tbo complainants attorneys withdrew
tho suit for the purpose of stcuririg n liltlu
delay. It will coma beforo Judge
Pleasants In this city during tbu January
term of tho Circuit Court.
crazy i.c 11 1! ik nnAl.uit.
Charles Robinson, n prominent lumber
dealer, whllo walking along thu street and
conversing rationally with u friend this af
ternoon, suddenly bccaioo deranged and
acted in an alarmingly wild nnd lantislic
manner, his utterance thawing n religious
bias. His friends took him borne, but it is
frarcd ha will havo to bo sunt to tho Statu
Insane Asylum for treatment.
Uayaxa. Decombor 18, via Key West,
December 19. It is reported that the
steamer named Santiago do Cuba, has suc
ceeded in landini' a nlibusterini; expedition
on tho southern coast of tbo island be
tween Guantaiitreg and Santiago. Ad
vises from insurgent s sources stato that
5000 Spaniards set out on Monday last, t"
surpriso tho depot of arms and ammuni
tion near Guarmaro, but fell into an dm
buscadu prepared by tiers. Matimo
Gomez with U00 cavalry nnd only 10')
Spaniards escapod. Tholr commander
and 200 soldiers wero killnl and tho
remainder taken prisoners. The Cuhnns
subsequently released tho Guerilla, Mai
Mortlguo and othor ollleors, nnd niter
tondlng to the wounded, sent them under
ThoSpanUh column under Col. Armmsn
has started in pursuit of thn Insurgent's
The ropreFonn&tives of tho Republican
journals of Jutm, havo waited on tlio eoo
nial Minister nua prcsenloa a ilocirnent
remonstrating against tho cencorslup, and
declaring that their journals will i: com
polled to cease publication unless tho rules
aro modified or abolisiica,
MIOOTf.S'O AFKSUV IS JC KW MC.tir.1.
Santa Fke, Ii. M , December 11, via
Denver, December 19. A shooting i f
ray took plsco in Lincoln county, Ne'
Moxico, four days since. Jack (Juilum
an ex-fherill' of tho counts', and a -Mr
Horald bad been drinking freely nnd
whon an attempt was made bv Mexican
constables to arrest them, they resisted,
and both of them wero killed. The
weather hero is unusually cold.
From New York.
Nbw York, December 10. Jim Tur
ner, oriew urlenns, ami fciiiiy .M.J. uun,
of Brooklyn, fought at llatlilong Island
this morning, for Ilvo hundred dollars
Twenty-nino rounds wero fought, lasting
Ufty-olght minutes, wnon Turner was do
clarcd tho victor.
Santuoo, via Havana, December 19.
Tho surviving iiasssncers of the (team
ship Virginius woro duliverod to-day to
Commander Rrowno of tho ftoarnihip
JuniatP They woro sent on board that
vessel, wliieli soon alter took lier ucpar
tura for Now York.
London, December 19. Dispatches
from (iold Coast, announce that tho king
of Daharnoy, has joiuod tho Assharttees.
Tlio lover continues among tlio lirilHli
troops, and 100 invalids havo been sent to
Itlao mid rail il I lie KtYJUlN
For 21 bourn ending 3 p.m., Dec. 10, 1H7;1
water. 1 Rise.' rail.
Hrowiisvlllo .. , ,
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NowGenova. . , ,
Now Orleans ,
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aurfueo ot water below Pencil mars:.
Kdwin (Jai. and,
OMorvcr Sly. fier. I.', 6. A
Nahiivillk, Docomber 19 River roso
2 Indies in tlio jal2i nours, j icei on
shoals. Cloar and cool,
ViCKiiiuito, Decombor 10 Down1
Great Uopubllf, U U Loo, John Kilgouri
Up: James Howard. Cloar and cool.
Mkmpiiis, Docombor 19 Clear, cool.
Rivor rising slowly. Arrivod: Glcncoe,
Hi. i.niia Hi t... ti m 'r.irf,r ci.,:
clnnaili J!n8 ..r Tatbs, Llttlo Rock.
St. Louie, Docombor 10 Arrivod; St.
Joo, Memphis; Julin, Vlcksburg. De
parted; St Johns, Poorla. River falling,
Cinci.inati, Dtcombor 10 River 1.1
icoi ami inning slowly. Arrived: U II
Church, Nick Lungworth, Now Orleans;
iriiiii-w.., inmtiui, ucparinu: Anuci.
Wheeling. Cluui nJ pleasant.
Nku.' (Ist.l'lMI. IWnml.nr 10 A
Sam Pllalo, Oincinnili: Honry Ames, St
iiuuis. jsvpanou; jarnos uarreil and
barges, Clnclnnntl; John 11 Maude, Mem
phis Tho Natchez nrrivod with CM1
hales cotton, whie.h is thn 1nr,.el
tbo war. Clear olid pleasant.
Ciiicaoo, Decombor 10. Flour oulot.
buyers demand concessions. Wheat quiet
and weak; No 1 spring 1 lf.l ltl; No i!
I 13; 1 fill January; 1 17 February;
No 3 1 00 I 10. Corn dull and unset
tled and Tower, closing steady; No 'I
mixed dia cash; ',Jt Jnnuarv. Oats
quiet, weak and lower; No 2 37o cash;
ji c January, nyo slondy, No lb(ihl,c.
u-i ii-j iu imr uciiniuu iiiiu nuvariceu, is ll
2 fall 1 2r,, ',: No 3 1 OHil (Ml.
Pork dull and declined, 1 1 00 spot; 11 00
January; 14 C7J February. Lsrd dull
fclobil, HJc asked for spot: sales Febru
ary 8ji:; March 9e. Mulk meats steady,
siKiuiuers iiariiy cured tc; a i; 7j.ii;
ii 0 CJo, all loose, (irenn meats steady,
shoulders 4r; bams firmer 8 Jc, for Id Un
average, uhlskoy steady at 90j.
Sr. LoCI, December 19. Hemp dull
and unchanged. Flour grades from tyy'l
lb in limited supply and active demand,
hlJihor I'radea inactive. Wheat, spring
dull closing lower, No.l! 1 201 21, fall
still' and higher, No. 3 red wanted at 1 17
ri) 18 to fill contracts, and woul 1 brine
1 oo if thoro wero nny sellers tt that price,
No, a Is bold firm-at 1 80. Corn lower,
No. 2 mixn l. old 00:. new Mo in car lots.
Oats iluil and lower. No. 'J mixed WriWc.
Ilnrlny dull. Ryo unsettlid, No. 2 61
fiic. Pork Urmer. Dry salt moat firm;
looso country shoulders lfTj.'jc; city clear
rib loo!". 7"c, paeked lots Jo lilghor. Ila
con steady and firm, shoulders r,Jf,jc;
clear rib Pc, cloar S Jc. L.ird quiet,
prime steam sc. lilsky quiet and firm
ClNdNNATf, Dirembor 1C Flour firm
and uiiiliniigrd. Wheat firm at I
loo. sjorri dun; new oar file. r.yoquit
unclianged. uals lirm at 4 if.)'i3c. narly
firm nnd unchanired. Uil uncnangod
Eirirs nn.'l'-"cJ. flutter aud choeto firm
Pork quiol; held at 1C15 tr. Lard
steady; steam 8c atked; c asked; ketllo
tSl'SjSJe. Mulk moats quint and slcidy;
small sales; shoulders Co packed; cloar rib
if; looso clear i Jo. Looso bacon firm;
small sales; shoulders 7c: olear rib 7jc;
rlear sides 'tfiyHc. Hogs activo and firm,
for heavy 4 00(5,5 10. Groen meats firm
shoulders fijr; clear rib Cjc; clear CJc bid;
7c asked; hams entjSJn,
Memphis, l)eember 19. Cotton dull
nnlloA'or, gool ordinary 1 .1 Jfijl 3 Jc, low
middling UCaUia receipts 4,010 bsles ,
suiprnonts il.iM tales ;l,stfjek on Hand
53,370 bales. Exchange heavy and un
changed. Flour quiet. Corn meal heavy
at ;l J-i. uorn steady at i le Usts easy
ntri45& Ilav heavy at 1W31 Hulk
meats quiet nnd unchanged. Lard Wj10c,
Tho Place To Buy
At his KEW STORE on
Commercial avenue, Tiurger is
now receiving daily tho lar
gest, best selected and cheap
est stock of dry goods ever
beforo brought to Cairo. A
line of dress goods which have
never been surpassed in this
marlcct, either for beauty or
variety. A full stock of boots
and shoes; domestics of all
kinds ; a beautiful stock of
furs, nniHs and boa, mutrs
and cftllars, and children's furs
at a incro song; knit woollen
goods, children's sacks, etc.,
almost given away ; a hand
some assortment of glovos and
a charming selection of ladies'
neckties, ruffs, etc., etc. Gen
tlemen's furnishing goods,
overcoats, suits, underwear,
hats, caps, gloves ; counter
panes, comforts and quilts,
table linena, red and -whito;
water proof cloth in all the
new shades and a full and
completo stock of notions.
All these goods woro bought
at panic pricus, and will be
sold at astonishingly low fig
ures, as turgor is dotoriuined
not to bo undorsold. Call and
examine his goods boforo pur
chasing elsowlioru. His storo
room contains overy articlo in
tho dry goods lino that any
buyer can possibly want, and
tho prices aro so low that no
one will havo tho conscience
to ask a reduction on any
thing. nrfiiis -list reisers fn ivmitUinTt.
TOYS AND CONFKCriOJH.
The Toy King, linving lately
roceivou one of thu lurgost and
over brought to litis city, will
sell them at grtatly
In fact, aell thorn at
FIFTY PER CENT!
Than LAST YE K
He also hai a
French and American
which will bo sold at tho low
est possible prico.
will do well tc call and inspoJ
Jus stock of
STOGKS of TOYS