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THE CAIRO DAILY BULLETIN, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 7, 1874.
flMtl Wywrt tfcoClty Conssty.
I01DX IL OBKBLYa Kdltor and lubllih
TJCJUtS OF THK DAILY UUkUCTIH
On WMk, b7 MTttM
Oat rear t7 earrlsr, In advanci" 10 00
On ytt by carrier If not paid In
4TMC. 12 00
CoesssilrTinall. ...... 100
One yeas- 10 00
4fBM(t Or WKELT BULLITIN.
On Tear , fl 00
Mix Months , "&
Tkre Monka......-....t;.....' M
Invariably In advance.
eater ess everx pec.
Polar ipeditlon It pro-
two thou'R-j.! five
XKSUctiox of oyer tight millions of
dollettflatht array, navy, Indian and for
tification estimates hart been made by tht
Uoum committee, and further reductions
Tut sheriff of .Taction county warns
alt psrsdns not to onfer the Jail yard after
night. Tht guardi hare icrict orders to
hoot any person found upon tbt preml-
m afttr 7 o'clock p.m. These precau
tiont hart been taken to prevent an an
ticlpated rtacue of the murderer McDon
A Waanlngtoa corrcipondent of the
.St. Louis' 'Btpublican' doTotci a column
and half of that paper to a perional de
icriptioA'of'Mrl.' Attorney-General WU
liami. Mrs. Williams hai boon married
three timet, baa endured any amount of
trouble, i on theshadysldo of forty yean,
and li (till beautiful. Although, the hai
helped to "make her huiband," aha teem
to be now tba chief obstacle to tho great
tat preferment yat uttered him, owing to
the aocial jealousy existing against her in
Iuucdiatilt after the organization of
tht Ohio legiilature on Monday, a reso
lution asking Congren to repeal the
aalary-grab law wai referrod to a ipecial
committee with Initructioni to amond 10
at to censure Grant for signing tbo bill.
Thota Ohio Democrats are not going to
let grata grow under their feat in their
promises of ''retrenchment and reform,"
Let them now manage their own expend
iturta economically to girt consistency to
thtlr record and make their constituencies
thankful for the change.
DuBixolha congressional recess, die
senate Judiciary committee wore engaged
in perfecting amendments to the present
bankrupt law ; the first and most import
ant provides that it aball require tho ac
tion Of one-fourth of an luui?cui mil
tort In number, or one-third of the amount
of the debt, to iorce him, into barkruptcy,
Instead of a ilnglo creditor or debts to the
amount of two hundred and fifty dollars.
The protested paper may run sixty days
instead of thirty days, as row. "When
ever a majority of the creditor agree to
takeacaae cut of bankruptcy they mar
" i. r- .. ,
Two large and powerful steamships,
the Texas and the fit. Louis, loaded with
thirty thousand bushels of corn, sailed
from New Orleans a day or two ago for
Liverpool. -These vessels will reach their
destination In twenty days from the dato
of selling. Including the time it took to
transport- tht corn to New Orleans, it
is found that grain may be transported
from any point in the Mississippi valley
to Lirerpool, by way or the Mississippi
river, in tba winter time, in about the
aame number of days it takes to transport
it in tht summer timo from Chicago to
Haw York, and tbtnee across tho ocean
The Jackson County 'Era says
we "don't tote fair vrltb llttlo Iko."
"Why don't you," aiks the 'Era,'
"tell your readers that Mr. Clements
wai in faror of placing lie salary whore
It was before the grab act was passed ; but
not being able to accomplish his desire, ho
took the next beet thing?" We don't
tell oar renders this, btcause wo know it
is not true. Hr. Clements profossed to bo
in favor of repealing the grab act, and so
did all list numbers of the house on tho
Republican aide, but Mr. Clements and
many other professors of this kind roted
to defeat Jbe effort to place salaries whero
they-wtrt before the grab act was passed.
He roted for Uurlbert's substitute tor
bill which placed the salaries back whore
toty were before.the grab. That substl
tut ww also a grab. We cannot under-
stand how -n legislator who desired tho
paaaage of tbe bill reported by the com.
mittee, roted for a substitute for the bill
We fear Mr. Clements' desire to grab i
little got tht better of him.
AH OBJ EOTION ABLE OBJECTION.
Tht Buthntll 'Record' is an ambitious
paper, published in Busbnell, McDonough
county. Tbt ''Keoord hat a very large
patent Inside and a very small boms out'
aide, nnd thinks the talration of tho cour.
try lin in the permanent endurance and
suoeeas'of the Radical party. Therefore
tht Decatur conrention su a thorn In Its
Its tide which hurts. Among other
things tht 'Record' objects to tbe farmers'
resolution which declaros "that tht pres
erration of our national life imperatively
'demands that trery American roter
'shall attend with care all preliminary
' nominations and elections, so at to insure
' tht election of competent and honest
' anew to nil offices in the gift of tbe people
"How," aays tbe 'Record,' 'we say this is
no took thing, but tht preservation of our
liberties deptadsponthe observance ol
the fundamtntal principles of our gov
ernment, as laid down by our fatheri and
XBOUde4.tby, Washington, Jeffereen,
Hamilton, Madison and Monroe, either
of which knew nothing of primary or
ward matting." Xcat is, tht. 'Record'
wauls sttra tU good, honest and con.
scienllous clliiens of -tho lUruibllc stay at
homo and carofully study the fundamental
principles of our governuunt as expound
ed by Washington. Jefferson , etc., vthllo
such ruin as Ben Uutler, Simon Cameron,
and'olhfrs ol llko character, run tho
eloctione and buy themselves Into oflkc.
Tbo course of public events In
tho lsst ten years has shown
us bow far this tends to tho " preserva
tion of our liberties." Tho farmers passed
no mora pertlnont or wall-timed resolu
tion than that enjoining upon the peoplo
tbo duty of seeing that tonono but honest
and compotent men shall bo given tbo
power to administer their public affairs
whether municipal, statoor national
When each man makes it his porsonal
business to do this, rings, corruptions,
monopolies and all othor kindred ovlls
which now oppress .tho people and endan
ger their liberties, ill die a natural
LOUIS HOUCK, ESQ.
Louis Houck, Esq., one of the rising
men of Southeast Missouri, was lietrajA-d
into the einrceiUii of .tho
belief, sometime aco. that the
Democratic party had outlived its useful
ness at an organization, ana cuances lor
success at tbo ballol-bex. If the October
elections did not change Mr. llouck's con
victions they at least put a etoppel to his
damaging utterances. He lives in a dis
trict where the Democracy "rules tho
roost" with an unrostrnincd hand. Had
be cheerfully acquiesced In that condition,
urged, as ho nilgnt hnvo done, its rontln
uance. tho way to a scat In controls would
oow be opened to him. The only obsta
cles in His patn aro o! ms own creation.
If he will remove thorn, nnd not urgo a
repetition of tho disgraceful experiment
last year an attempt to sell tho dignity
and identity of 3,000.000 Democrat fur
tbo thin diicuiso of a new name if in
short, Louis liouck "becomes blmselt again
an outsnoken consistent Democrat con
gressional honors, at the bands of South
east Miseotirlans, will again bocome sub
ject to nil Individual enjoytr.onf Cairo
The utterances reorred to In tho nbovo
extract wiro mado tV 3lr. Jlouci; in a
speech delivored at tho Mississippi county
fair, which speech wo published coon after
We do not know mat Air. noticic is an
aspirant for Congrosslonal honors, ilut
we do know that the voters of Soutkoast
Missouri think for themselves, und nre
not directed by tbo lash of party IcaJors ;
and inefficient and corrupt Democrats
havo no greater hold upon them than cor
rupt Itopublicnns. if lion. It. A. Hatcher
shall aceomnllsh thoso tblncs expected of
him by tho Southeast, ho will bo his own
successor as long as ue may desire, ii ne
falls to meet tnoso expectations, air.
Houck, or .soma other ablo and iictive
man, will be selected for tho position
oven though thoy should havo abjured
tbe salary-grabbing Democracy a thou
No government cun bo successfully ad
rniulstorod except by the wiie and good.
If our present Congressmen shnll by
wiso legislation cause our limitless forests
to melt into wide-oxtending Hold, tho
clink of the hammer an J the hum of
machinery to bo beard from every hill, nnd
lowing herds to" fatton on every plain ;
and by earnest effort indtico Congress to
to hedco in with noedful levees tbo fretful
Mississippi, in order that our rich alluvial.
"" lie rescueu irom annual
inundatloa. there can ini no iiuua-
tlon about his retention In office. Dut if
he should &o far forget his high mission as
to waste bii time in tending garden-socds
to the ring-masters of conventions, in or
der to socure another nomination ; or cor
ruptly engage in land grants or salary
steals, we shall not bo slo-v to turn In
soareh or a successor. Wo beltevo Mr.
Houck would make an abl, honest and
faithful Congressman; and that ho has do
voted much timo to the-study of govorn
ment, and is animated by a laudablo am
bition to perform noble deeds. .lackson
A HEAVY MISAPPROPRIATION OF
HANK FUNDS AT CON
CORD, N. 11.
Tliu trustees of tho National Savings
Rank at Concord, Now Hampshire, wero
profoundly astonished at thuir regular
meeting last Friday, when the treasurer
of tbe bank, Mr. W. W. titorrs, walked in
and said; "Gentlemen, thero is a do-
Qcicncv in inv account with tho bank. I
think ft will roach from $50,000 to $76,
000." The trustooa had just been con
eratulatlnc themselves on tho bnnfc's re
covery from the repression of the panio
times, and so dense was tboir ignorance
of the oxisteiico of the deficiency to which
Mr. Storrs had so tersely alluded, that
hey received his confession almost with
ncredulity. Hut ne tpoodily convincou
them by rcforunco to tho accounts, and
then be told his story. Throo yours ago
ho loaned two thousand dollars of tho
bank's raonoy to Robert S. Webster, of
Concord, a speculator engaged in oxton
sivo lumber opoiatious in I'llonberg, Now
lorn; ana lie naa only aono tnis altar
motturgent solicitation, as tho bank had
prevlousjy refused to accept Mr. Web-
ter s security, out tue man was a personal
friend of his and a rolntivo by marriago,
and only wanted the sum for n month or
two, lust to set him on his financial liirs
again. In lebs than that timo Webster
caino for more, saying be
must have it to get back what he
d alroady expended, and Storrj, with
many misgivings, of course, accommodat
ed him with $3,000. And so It went on.
The Insatlablo Webster continually cried
more, ana mo wean hlorrt gv it, ro-
colvlcg as collateral deeds of laud In
Ellenborg, wlilcli no was assured wero
vaiuauio. At lengtli lie becainv so deeply
involvod with tho bank that he rosolvcd
to ascertain tho character uf thn security
ou uem. no tern a lawyer to f.Ilenierir.
who returned with tho Informntlon Hint
tbo Ellenberg lands nnd his 60curitles
were worthless. Thon hn resolved ti
confess, and throw himself "upon tho
mercy" of tho bank officers; ho solemnly as
sured them upon his "highest honor'' that
ne naa never taKen a dollar or thn funds
for his personal gain, or with any Inten
tion of defrauding the bank, tio ho
asked their leniency. Mr. Storrt' chrae.
ter, previous to this revelation, was Irro
nroachablo any man In Concord would
nave vouched for his integrity. Hohas
noon c&tuior ol tho l'lrtt KaUonal Hank
fjr eight years, coming from a Vermont
bank with a high reputation, end upon
tbe ostabllshmeut of the Savings Dank, in
1S69, bo was made its trosejror. The
two batiks oceuplod tho raino building,
and by bis own admission, it vus
bis position as cashlor of one and treas
uror of tbo other that enabled him to can
cel bis mlsuso of tho funds so long. Tbo
deocieccy stands, as tar us this txatnlna.
tion bat boon conducted, at 117,000, and it
It rnostsiraugo that so Urge it mta should
bava been loaned in tho manner stHted,
One account has It that the loans t.;gr
gate $30 000, and that Ktorrs speculated
tba rest away, but his manner of Ufa lim
furnished no ground for such ft suspicion,
Tbe defalcation was lir-t inado )ub)lcf
yesterday morning, and when tbo de
positors gathered to receive an expected
dividend, and were told that none would
to paid, there waa great excitement.
Mom' bond of $100,000, signed by heavy
capitalists, iKurei the bsr.lt from lots,
criminal procaeaingi against Dim. At nny
rate, whetherTjiublla tentlmont and tbt
bank offlcert ro ltntent of pitiless, this
affair oraphatlcally ttacbes'that tho offlces
of cashier in a national bank nnd treasur
er In altering bank should carer be
vested in ono and tbo samo person.
lMtOCEKIll.VUS IN THE SENATE AND
KNUCKINd DOWN ESTIMATES
EFFORT IN HEHAI.F OF D.W. MUNN
FOR FIRST DEPUTY INTERNAL
LENCiTUY CAR I NET MEETING VES
'1' Kit DAY.
ilARKET AND RIVER-REPORTS UY
WiMii.vonw, Jauuary 0, The fact
that tho Prosident yesterday had a con 11
dontini interview with tbe fcenate Judici
ary Comiuittoe gave rise to a rumor that
ho intonueu to witnuraw tuc nomination
of Williams as Chief Justico. At noon to
day, Williams was not informed uf such
purpose, nor could continuation or llie ru
mor bo then obtained at tho cxeculivo
mansion. It is rumored that the subject
my bo n inattor of Cabinet advitomvnt.
Uicre is considerable activity among
public men of thn West and Pacific slopu
with reiriir l to the vacancy of thu olll:o uf
Urst deputy commissioner of internal rov
onuo. Illinois Congrestmen and
others from that Stale are very
inxious for thu oppointmont of ox
mpervieor Mtinn, claiming that Illinois
has a right to tho office. Tho Paclllic coast
men nro in favor of Carey, ox-collector
of internal revenue. The treasury de
partment suggets that second Commis
sioner Rogors in accordanco with tho spirit
of civil service law. The commissioner
himself will represent to tbe president
that no neceity exists for continuance
The Cnlinot session to-dav was attended
by all thn membors, and lasted about two
hour). Tbo condition of ailaira in Spain
was under consideration, and several dis-
patchos from Sickles to Socretary Fish
ere road. Ttiey contain no matters of
Interest not ni ready published. The
opinion In official nnd diplomatic circles
is that tn Spanish republic is practically
endod. Thero was no reference made In
tho Cabinet session to tho nomination of
Judge Williams to tbe chief justiceship,
and there is no authority for saying tn&t
the President has signified any intontion
ot witnurawing tits nomination,
and daughters left for Florida to-dny.
Tha renate Cnancecommittee to-day
as;roea to report favorably on a mil au
thorizlnc the national banks- to withdraw
bonds deposited in the United States treas
ury as secunij in jitoportion as tbey tc
tiro from circulation.
Washington, January C Mr. Stew
art deslrud to further em?rid a bill to com
pel tho refunding of ail back-pay re
ceived. Mr. Flanagan of Texas, thought $7,500
not an excessive salary, and hvd romarked
when tho bill passed tbt it jhould have
been tlO.000. That einca then be had
not changed his .opinion ho had drawn
tho.rnoney, producing greenbacks from
his pocket, here thev are sir. and I am eo-
log to fight for it to the hat. Laughter I
have not stolon that pay. 1 havo douo
nothing that weighs upon my conscience,
I nave endeavored to earn It. Keneweu
laughter. Aftor tho adjournment of tbe
scnnlo, lie returned to Texas and was re
ceived by tho legulaturo of that state and
nollilnr; nas been condemned by that body,
and he felt easy, it was not ao much the
salary bill tho peoplo objected to as tbe
ureuu jioticucr Dili, nut tie did
not tbinl; that such an odious measure,
lie thought Oakes Amos one of tho best
men hoover knuw, and he believed It was
the demagogues of the country who pro
furred this indictment.
Camoron, from the ftn&neo commlttoe,
roported back tho IIouso joint resolution
authorizing Edward Young to accept a
present from the Emporor of Russia.
Scott, from tho finance committee, re
ported an amendment to Morton's bill
authorizing national banks that havo de
cided to reduco thuir capital slock to with
draw a pro rata proportion of bonds upon
retiring their own circulating notes
or depositing lawful money of tbo United
States in tbo proportion prohibited
by law. Tho only material amendment
recommended is ono requiring that when
ever such reduction shall bo authorized
under tbo 13th section of tho national
curroncy act, utiy note of such bank
tnoreaitar coming into tho United Stnlos
treasury, shall bo cancelled together with
such as -shall be redeemed, which shall
equHl'tho'amount of thu reduction author
A bill was introduced by Mr. Ditch.
cock authorizing tbo president of tho
Unllnd HUlei to request the rcpublio of
llaytl to Indemnify Autonio ltellatiex for
his imprisonment, spoilition and damages
amounting to SOM.BOO. Reforrod.
i Da bill of Mr. Jluckinghaiu for frne
banking was tukoti from the table and re
ferred to tho nnancb committee.
Mr. Morrill (Maine), from tho llnanco
committee, reported back the resolution
introduced by Mr, Sumner instructing
tho committee to report a bill abolishing
tbe ollk'e of commissioner of iutornal
revenue, and to provide for tho collection
of taxes by stumps, with a recommenda
tion that it be Indefinitely postponed.
Ho sld when tha millonlum arrived It
might bo poesiblo to collect taxes without
tax officers. To nbolish tho internal rev
cnuw btuoau would bo to lose at least one
half of tho taxes now collectod. The
principal part of. the taxes were collected
upon spirits and tobacco,on'd it would bo
Impossible to ,col)t4t . them without
ofilcors. k ' i
Mr. Suuiuer said hero was au oppor
tunity lor practical economy, and by
adopting this system of collecting taxes
by stamjn, an urmy of oiUcoholdera would
be dispensed with.
Mr. Morrill thought" the Senator had
not studied internal revenue laws or ho
would so that his plan would uialto a
wreck and cause a loss of at least tlfty
millions from tho revenue,
Tho resolution was. indnflnltely post
Mr. Coburn Introduced n bill for the
construction of ship canals around Nlagra
and at tho mouth of the Mississippi river.
Referred. Also an amendment to the
constitution in relation to tbe election
and appointment of oitlcers. Referred.
Mr, Syphcr asked (leave to introduce a
Itlssaldtb&t thcro is nobbablr.t bt
r-' , . 1 : ?
Reported Expressly for the Bulletin.
joint resolution, which ho said was an ap
proval of tho president's resolution, and
recites that well authenticated reports ley
that in certain Itfcalltlet of' the South tbe
poople are In n Marrlasr sondltfon. owlAir
to the failure of the crops, abd directs
"v.u.i.ijr ui -nmi to issue army rations
In such quantities as may bo required.
Mr. Willard, of Vermont, moved its
rsferonce to tbo committee on education
and labor, with loavo to roport at any
time. Bo ordered.
Mr. Rowon presonted a resolution of
the Virginia legislature against the pas
sage bf the-suplomentary elrll rights bill.
Read and referred
On motion of Mr. Lamar, tho commlt
toe on elections was discharged from fur
ther . consideration of tho sunlcuontary
cirll rightt bill.
Mr. flick gavo nolloo of amendments
providing that tho law shall not bo so
construed as to require hotol koeperi to
put whltos and blacks in tho same rooms
or beds, or to feed them at tbe same tabic,
or to require that whites and blacks shall
bo put Into the aame rooms and clsssci at
school, or In the samo boxes and scats at
thoatres, or in the same berths on steam
boats and other vessels, or In the same lots
Mr. Dunham protested against the bill
as an attack on state rights and state sov
ereignty, as calculated to einbittor the An
glo Saxon race against tbo African race,
as calculated to destroy tho whole com
mon school system of tbe south, as retard
ing the education of tho blacks and as
likely to provoke a warof racea that would
result in tht extermination of tbe black
race in America.
Mr. Kllicott, colorxd, of South Carolina,
addressed tbe houso In advocating tho bill,
reading his speech from manuscript with
very fine delivery.
From Now York.
THl.U. US' JAMK9 C. KINO
New Yoiik, January 0. James O.
King, tha alleged murderer of Anthony
F. O'Neill, had a consultation with, the
district attorney to-day as to n kottiemont
of o day for trial. On Thursday a day
will certainly bo sot down.
A TORM HRKWINCI.
Tho Hoard of Assistant Aldermen met
.to-day at 11 am. Tho crowd of unem.
ployed assembled In front of the City
Hall, whoro they wera harangued by
certain ot their number upon the labor
situation. Thu board organised, and re
solved itself into a committee of tbo
wholo to receive communications from the
workingmen. Theodore Ranks, on behalf
of tho workingmen, addressod the board
lirlnvor of empowering a committee of
tbo council to give employment to thoir
constituents, lie stated also that bo was
instructed to say that it the Common
Council refused to give relief, tbe work
ingmen would take other moasures to ob
it. The committoo of aldermen promised
to take such action as tuoy deemed best
sultod to tho emorgency. The delegation
I.IVKLT CITY LKOIi-LATOKa.
A lively scene occurred In the chamber
of the Hoard of Assistant Aldermen dur
ing tbo process of organization. Mr.
Clancy declared Mr. Uealy tho tomporsry
chairman. Mr, Wade, the president, ro
fused to rccogniza him or yield his seat.
The temporary chairman's speech thank
ing tbe board for tha honor conferred on
him, otc, was drowned amid confusion,
noise, and rapping of the president's
gavel. This lasted' somo lime. Finnlly,
on order being restored a committee was
appointed to wait on the mayor. They
did to, and reported his honor not visible.
The board then adj turned.
As It now standi, it is divided Into two
dUtlnit f..i;..i, lreIJi Wr.do leinL'
t tha hil of nno. nJ Frelldenl Btrucn,
who was elected to-day, leading tbe other.
President Wade having declared bis por
tion of tbe board adjournod until 3 p.m.,
retained possession of his chair until that
hour, when an attempt will be made to
obtain a quorum. President Struch's
clerk holds possession of tho roll-books,
minutes, etc., so that no business can bo
done. The corporation counsel says Wado
is entitled to hold bis teat until 1S7S.
Dzs Mom eh, Ia.,
January C' Tho
Railroad bas boon
naino ol tbe Valley
V , 1 t - - 1. . 1 .
changed to Keokuk and Pea'Moincs Rail
W. W. Walker, of Coder Rspids has
been appointed superintendent of tho
Rurlington, Cedar Rapids and Minnceoto
The engineers here of the Chicago and
Rock Is'aad Road understand the order
for roductlon of pay is in force, and they
havo no Intentation of atrikinir. but will
seel: to bavo the order revoked.
Eleven hundred boxes of picked pork
were sbippod from here on Saturday to
Lirerpool on diroct order.
Oincino. January 0. Tho caso of Da-
rid A Oago. defaulting city treasurer,
was presentod to tbo grand Jury in the
rlmtnal court to-day, and examination of
witnesses waa commenced. Among the
witnesses aru cx-Comptrollor Uuisby, ex
acting Mayor Hand, Comptroller Hays,
City Troas'jror O'ilara and a number of
Aldermen and ex-Aldermen.
Georgo M. Howe was to-day elected
President of the Roard of Trado, alter
two days spent in voting, tho polling yes
terday rosulting in no choice, tboro being
three candidates, neithor Of whom ro.
ceived a majority of 'tho votes cast.
New Yoiik, January U. Troaiury
disbursements, (1, 179,000; customs re
ceipts, $801,000. Monoy easy at 6G.
sterling closed dull and weak at 14.82 for
00 days and $4.80 for sight. Gold rangod
from HU to 111; closod at lllj; carrying
rate, V cent; closed at 6 cent.
Ulearltigs, $KU,oou,uuo. stato bonus quiot.
Governments firm: more activity in last
dealings. Stocks wera wenk oarly in thn
day, and prices deulinod After tho
urst board tuo market recovered, nnd a
general advance of ilj occurred. In
late dealings part of the improvement
was lost, rue market closod steady.
Coi.uuul's, .lanuaoy 0. In the IIouso
this morning tho resolution offered by
McLean, Republican, yesterday, to con-
sure Congress for passing tho salary grab
act, was reported back so as to inuludo
rroeldnnt Grant tor not vctooing tho bill.
Republicans sought to got n division of
the question, so as to voto Urst on censur
ing Congrers, and on their falluro to do
this roted solidly against all .tho resolu
tions. They were adopted by a unani
mous Domocratio vote. In tho Sonato a
bill was introduced to repoal the railroad
From Columbus, Ohio.
Columuub, O., January 0. In the
IIouso hla afternoon bills were Introduced
to amend tho Adair liquor law so as to
require a written notlco to bo sorved upon
liquor sellers boforo thoy cau bo held
rosponslblo under law; to repeal tho law
requiring county commissioners to con.
struct approaches to bridges; and to au
thorize township truitoes to purchase llro
Alaiint, N. Y., January U. Uoth
branches of tho Stato Legsslaturo mot at
noon to-day. Lieutenant Governor Rol.
Inson presidod ovor tbo Sonato, and
Jas. C. Husted, Republican, was olocted
of tht Assembly.
Front DtBTCr, Col.
Sasta Fjc, Ni M,, 'January II. Tho LI
Pate Sentinel' aays that on tho night of
the 'JUh ult . a large party of ntmod -Mexicans
crossed ovor from Presidio del Norto
to destroy thoranche of John D. ilurgcs.
They wero provided with turpentine and
olhT articlos, intondlng to kill tho propri
etor and his family. Mr. Rurgas loft for
Fort Davis, nnd tho tuaraudora wore por
suaded by somo Mexicans living on the
place to go away without othor hiatllo
demonstrations than shooting into tho air
and cursing. When tbo news reached
Fort Davis Col. Rliss sent a detachment of
cavalry ovor there. While the
cavalry wero thero n parly of
thieves crossed tho river and atole
erery head of cattle from tbe ranches of
Smith and Tankham, living about 'J5
miles from tbo river. They etcapi'd un
punished, but returned again on tbo 4th
Inst., and attacked tho train of M. San
dee liar, which was on tho return trip from
Cbipuabua to San Antonio having a largn
amount of specie on board, aftrr a brief
skirmish thoy wero driven oil', but they
still followed him intent on a more des
perate Attack. A Hair i on the border are
growing dally moro unsettled.
The weathor bas boen unusually cool
here for tho last wock. The thormometer
stood 2 degroes abovo zero this morning
For Lower Lake region thence south
ward ovor the Ohio valley and Tonnessee,
continued clou ly weather with snow or
rain during tho night and a portion oi
tbo day wltb a alight risn of temporature,
and fresh to brisk northerly to westerly
winds. For South Atlantic and Gulf
states east of Miiourl, cloudy weather
and rain with but slight cbango or tem
perature, with probably cloaring in tbe
Lower Mississippi vally during Wednes
day. Fur Upper I, alto and Northwest
generally cloar weathor and with bt t
slight changoof temperature or pressure.
Tho Alleghany and monongahela rivers
will riso rapidly Woinesday and freshets
aro anticipated at Oil City, Freeport, Con
fluence New (ignore end Urownvillp.
Tbe Ohio river will rise rapidly at l'itts
burg and Cincinnati.
L.VNIIEP NKAKLT KXIIAtTXP.
Dktboit, January C Tho two iuu,
McEwen and Smith, who got into a drift
ing field of Ico In Sangamon bay, Decem
ber 31st, and for whoso safty tho greatest
fears wero nntortalntd, aro reported to
have got ashoro to-day ; both in an ex
cocdingly exhausted condition. Tho men
who started in search of thrm, in a sail
boat! on Sunday last, have not ben board
Louisville, January C A large meet
ing of workmen was held at tho court
house to-nicbt. A reliof rrnimittoo was
appointed end tht- city called on to com
mer.ee building a new pork-houio and to
And labor for thoio out of employment.
i bo meeting was wall htlcndnd and or
derly. From PilUliiinr.
Pittsuuru, January 0. Tho Pittsburg
'Commercial' of to-morrow morning will
contain an article written by Rev. Dr
John Dcnlas, of this city, in reference
to tbe Cbrltllan character of thn Into
From New York.
Ni:w York, January 0. IUr. Drs
Storrs and Kuddington and Mr. Roecher
T' 7 HifTereucoe trowinit out
of tho Plymouth Cburcn procoid'.njs In
tuc case or xnoouore niton.
ilia unil rail ol tai IIIVIUIS
For 2 1 hours ending 3 p.m., Jan. (!, IcT
llro wn file,...
Evans t llle
Jclfercon City ..
New Orleans ...
'Surface of water below boncii maru.
Observer Slg. ;ticr. U. H. A
Ni:w Oklea.vs, January C Arrived
Garagon. Departed Church.
PiTTBUUBCi, January 0, noon Monon
gahela rising; 12 font 0 inche;. It has
boen raining since last ovcnlng.
PlTTSliuno, January 0. Itlver 12 fott f)
Indict; rising slowly. It rainod hoavily
all day. Tho Mononguhola Is rising
slowly at Urownivillo.
LiTTLr. Rock, January 6. Rivor de
dining; 4 feot by gauge. Departed
Ashland, Mound City; R W Dugnn, Alum
phis. Clear; cold.
Nabiivillb, January 0, Klvor rising
rapidly, with 1H foot on tho shonls. T'lo
Eddy villo departed to-night for the upper
Cumberland, It has been raining all
Cincinnati, January 0. Ttivor 22 feot
0 inchos; rising. Arrived Charmer,
Evansulllo: Juniata, Pittsburg. Departed
Memphis, II H Tumor, Now Orleans.
Raining all afternoon.
Mkmi-IIIP, January C It has been
snowing and sleoling during the day, but
is clear and cool to.tiljiht. Tho rivor is
falling slowly. Arrived Parker, Cm
cinnati. Departed W J Lewis, St Louis;
Joo Konney, Julinj Vicksburg; Mary
Houston, Jas Howard, Now Orloanis
LogalTondor, Ella, Vhito rivor; Rollo
Texas, Llttlo Rock.
Sr. Louis, lanuary C Arrlvod Scud
dor, Now Orleans: Calosal, Keokuk; Uollo
of Shroveport, Red rivor. Departed
Sushi Silver, New Orloans; Laura Davis,
St Joseph, Memphis; Colorado, Vicks.
burg. Elver stationary, Ice running In
tho upper streams. Tho weathor is clear
EvANhvILLB, January 0 Sleeted and
rained and then sleotod and snowed
through tho night, with signs of further
snow or rain; mercury .10 to as degrees.
River risen 6 Inches, Down Thompson
Deen, Fayotto, Tarascon, Quickstep,
Florence, Leet Up Idlewild, Mary
Awtnt, Geo Roberts builnoi light.
MARKET REPORT. '
Ni:w dm rij. .l.nm.n it t ..... i..
, .''"I J V,UII1 III
good demand and firmer at 7374. Rran
Ilrm at05l 00. Dry salt meats firmer
at 0 for snoulders ; clear rib KJ; clear
8 ; others unchanged.
Mitsti'Uis, January C Flour quiet and
unchanged. Corn ruoal heavy 3 20.
Corn demand nrttwn n.tnn. .t ...... i
00i70c. Oats demand acilvo and ad
vanced, &S6Gc. Hay steady, choice
'22 00. linn llrinnr Kin. I..-.I .I..II I ...
. . . . --v. '. uuil, VUI
unchanged. Hulk meats dull and tin-
. . , ; "'"'""V ui f luur Airm
a I,'10:, Cn and Mr demand,
yjllow ,3fui,4c. Oat steady, 78c. Rrantt
nominal, liny Arm, prlmo 32 0024 00
cholco 25 00, Pork lurctlve. held at 15 aj'.
ury ten snouiuers actlre and llrm Cjo:
bacon holders firm fiOadl,. I. ...I
tiercoa refined Ocjkegs Hjo; packers tiercel
""K J-, tvuisaey quiet, l.a , 8c.
Clnwinnatl nominal. Cotton open and
quiet, middlloij 10 J c.
Caipaoo, January O. -Flour In good
. ... i.iiv, i? tics.
openod tl rni but closed dull and lower,
No. I spring 1 2C; No 2, 1 li; corn,
quioi anu psser, xso. J mixed f)S ia cash or
o&ji lebruary; new No. 2 ml
ed S0ol. Oats fair demand, No. 2, 40e.
KyeHrm, No. 'J, 7io, Barley No. 2 fall
1 42t 46; No. 3, 1 1I 20. Provisions
fair demaii t,ml advanced; pork It 76;
lard fair demand end advanced to Hjc- lie
February; bulk meats good demand,
aboulders c; looso fijc; ltd firmer, prlmij
e tenia January 'J J.
Cincinnati, January ti. Flour 7 25
7 40 M'linl firm ) I l'yr.,1 r.r.
.... - - .vh,, J V.UIU
Orm at 5&Ct). ItyeUrm. Uateuuletud
steady at ;(a 43. Liiuocd oil i)rm and In
fair demand. Mutter and cheeso Arm.
Pork steady at 15 CO cash, 10 M) March.
Lard steady; steam held nt 8); kettle 8.
IJulk meats steady ; shoulders cj ; clear
rib 7J; dear 7j ; sales of shoulders and
clear rib for March delivery at 6JG?,.
Reconfirm; shoulders 7; clear rib 8J;
clear 8j; small sales at J lnss and round
lots aro hold llrm at quotations. Green
meats closed dull; ahouldors 7 ; clear rib
7; clear 7J- Hogs dull; extreme range
i OOg CO; receipts 6,6SO; shipmonts
1,104. Whisky scarco and firm at 01.
Nkw York, January C Flour demand
higher, superfine 5 S06 20; common to
good 0 607 10; good to choice 7 It
7 05; St, Louis C CI1 00. Whiskey
active and firm 0tcl 00. Wheat opened
llrm, dosed dull with advance lost, Iowa
spring 1 M1 (W; No 2 Chicago 1 CO
1 02. Ryeejuiet. Rsrley scarce a&d firm
western 1 17 J. "Corn in fair demand and
higher, western mixod, in store, 8185Jc;
atlost 84p)85Jc; now wostern mixed,
afloat fiOtTjJSSc. old white S7o. Oats Armor
mixed western 73C4c; white Ct(,etjc.
Coffee very firm. Sugar firm. Molnsses
in good demand, Pork firmer, now mess
10 87J(17 00; uninspected 10 CO; new
mess February aud March 10 7i; 17 00
April; primo mess, spot 15 00. Reef un
changed. Cut meats firm ; short cut
bams 8il0c; middles firm, short clear
8jc; long 6Jn; short rib 7jc; hams 10 lbs
avorago 9c. Whiskey closing freo or buy
ers at 91c; no sales.
St. Louis, January C Homp dull and
unchanged. Flour quiet and easier.
Wheat Spring unchanged; No. 2 regu
lar, l 3-.'; soft, $1.2li:2G; fall firm but
inactive; No. a red, $1.I41.45; No. 2,
1.03(31 Co. Corn higher; icceipts small;
No. 2 rnixid, C40OCc. Oats buoyant and
higher; No. 2, $2 44(22.44 j. Rarley
steady; demand for No. 2 and cholco
lower grades dull. Rye unchanged.
Pork llrm and quiet at $14 SQtG.
toadr and firm; salos looso clear rib up
country, 8c; loose shouldors seller March,
Cc; pneked lota shoulder, 6$i,CJc; cloar
rib, 7J;c; cloar, 8 casb. Racon stiff;
vory little out of smoked shoulders; 7j
8jc asked for clear rib, and 0c for clear
sides. Lard firm; prime steam, 8J(S)8o.
Hogs steady at I50.60; for packers, bulk
sales, 5.305.40; light shipping sold at
tl.7C4.95. Cattlo quiet and unchanged;
good to choice native, $t.2C5 CO; good
to primo Texas and Indian, $33.G0.
6. W. WHKEIiEH,
WOOD fV 3SI X5 COAL
OFFICE ASD i'AUD:
retith fetrcet, between Washington and
A large supply of l,lttburg nd lllg
Jluddy coal constantly on hand. Stove
ood sawed to order. Order for ceal or
wood should be left at the often on Tenth
tsrcft. Terms, cash on delivery.
l.neilmol New.Tork f.J rhtUUliiln.
t coarasit virn mitm ttitae il tmi
Vot Carrjinx lh Mai!
liOK PASSAGE TIOKETS
oa idiiiu oaiirioi
A.PPLY TO JOUN G. Air
lSBroaJwar New. fork, art
13. F. PARKER,
(Huoeu6'ior to Parker A. Ulakc.)
PAINTS AND OILS
WALL I'APEH, .
it 1 trie relebratea llluiolnatta
ntlOSb'LOlLDINO 0011 IlTH -flT. a OOl!
WAJU) & llOMEltT8,
Wall Papbb, Punn Wuitb
Ijkad, Linhxkd Oil
Hl'IUITS TUBl'KNTINU. Oluc
tlHULLAC, ALCOIIOL, KtC, It'll .
120 Commercial avenue.
11. A. Thoins ,. u. Tliorii'
TUOMS A DKOTDEIt,
Huecflsosrs to 11. M.UuIen,
COMMISSION MERCHANTS, HROKKHS
ssslo nssd I'wnejr llrocerlM,
Korolyn anu Domestlo
VM (,'oiaruercll Avenue,
MILLKll A PAHKBH,
DKALKKa IN FLOUK, UOKN
OrttH, Hay, otc,
AOKNTO rosi KAIHB AMK'.I bOA LKrj
OUlo tvee, OA1UO. ILLINOIS.
0. D. WILLIAMSON,
Aijil Desler lu
o. 70 Ohio l.-o. CAIUO, ILLS.
t2r.peclal atlenttoii gftou to con.lu
menu and lllllriw onl;M. 1 1-2 tl
W. Stratton. T. Bird
STKATTON A : BIKU,
Aeents American Powder Company
No. u Ohio Letcf,
7. I. llATUUfh. U, r LUL
MATIIUSS i: UHL
(J O l M 1 H H I O N M K It C II A N T a
J.OU'Tl: O-BAIK :
II AY AND WEST UN PUODl'OK.
JOHN B. PHLLIS k SON,
iBtiecoi to JcLb II, HblllK,)
KOHWAHDIHO MK 11011 A NTH
DEALERS IN HAY, 0OUN, OATH,
Flour, Moal, Bran, Ac,
AGENTS FOIt LAPLIN AND HAND
Coh. Tkmth .Stiikkt aku Ohio Levis:
GENERAL COMMISSION MERCHANT
And dealer Id
LlMX, OlMKNT, PLABTIH, HaIR. Ktt:.
No Ohio Levee,
I3TI will aell in car loud lots at mauula
turers' price, addlnt; Irelgbt. -it-tl
J. M. PH1LL1PH,
Forwarding and CommisBiou
WHAHP-UOAT PUO PKIETOB.
prepared to lorward all kludii of I r e 1 x h t s
to all polnti.
lliiflncm atttnided to Drnmptlv.
N. II. TlilitlewooU. V. .1. TJiietevfoo.l
TUiaTLEWOOD k CO.,
FLOUR, CORN, OATS, HAY, ETC
1), AYBH4. I. .1. AYKKS
AYHlia & CO.,
F L O U' E
GENERAL COMMISSION MEROHANTS
No. 7ft liHVKW,(HO(UtHf. Iliji.
WOOD 1UTTKNHOUSE h mo.
en oral CoromisHion Morohao
1(8 OHIO LK7KB