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KNOXVILLE, TENN., WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22, IS70.
PHOCEBUINGS OF THE LEGISLATURE
NASliviiiLK, Juno 14. The Committee
appointed to count tho burnt notes of the
Hunk of Tennessee reported 818,770 burn
ed. Tho Senate spentthe liiornlngjllscussing
the motion to reconsider the vote on the
bill annulling bonds Issued to the Mineral
In the afternoon, the Senate passed the
bill, on third reading, annulling $100,000
in bonds issued to the Mineral Home Hall
road, by a vote of 10 to 0, it being amended
so as to pivo holders the right to sue in.
The consideration of bonds issued to the
Tennessee and Pacific Itallroad was made
tho special order for to-morrow.
Hill 1" tlx the pay of members at $4 per
day, and 54 mileage for twenty-llvo miles,
passed on second reading.
Hill to enforeo tho New Constitution ir.
regard "to taxable property, passed.
Tile other business transacted was un
important. Uen. T. J. Harrison, appointed U. S.
Marshal for the Middle District of Teiincs
j.i'O, vice lllackburn, removed, took pos
session of the oiilce yesterday.
Nasi i villi:, .June 15. The House bill
redistrieting the Judicial Circuits was dis
cussed and amended. ,
A bill appropriating 510,000 per annum,
for two years, lor the blind asylum, passed.
The discussion of the bill annulling the
bonds issued to the Tennessee and Pacific
Railroad, was resumed.
Mr. Cooper, of Hertford, moved an
amendment to except the liquidation of
the principal and interest of the Compa
ny's Indebtedness to the State.
Mr. Cooper, of Davidson, opposed the
In the afternoon the hill was parsed as
amended, by u vote of 1.'! to 0. ' ,
It is presumed that the Governor 'will
veto both the repudiation bills, as passed,
annulling the Mineral Home and Tennes
see and Pacific Itailrpad bonds.
Tlie Senate bill authorizing the sale of
delinuuent railroads, was read once.
A bill to authorize Notary Public's to
take acknowledgements of, rntrunients re
quired to be stamped, passed.
A bill was introduced to suppress drunk
Mr. Itheu offered an amendment to in
clude members of the (Jcnerul Assembly.
It was adopted, reconsidered and with
drawn, after which the bill passed.
a bill providing for county, workhouses,
A bill to tax fast freight lines and amend
revenue laws of tho Ktate, passed by a
vote of fiS to 1. Tho tax is 5:200.
NASitvrLiiK, June 10. New bills were
introduced direeting'the transfer of certain
bonds to the Itogcrsville and Jellerson
Railroad, and to reorganize tho Supreme
Court. The amendments not changing
the latter bill were concurred in.
A resolution directing Tennessee dele
gates in Congress to establish free trade,
abolish National banks and military gov
ernments, and restore the States to their
rights, &o.j was introduced and referred to
the Committee on Federal Relations.
The bill to divide tho State into Judicial
Circuits was taken up ami passed, district
A motion to lay the Mineral I Tome Rail
road repudiation 'hill on the fablo was lost
by a vote of to 47.
The bill was amended so as to permit the
Mineral Home Railroad to pay their in
debtedness to the State ii bonds.
A letter was read from John I!axter,say
;ng that Tibbs & Hardicastk' can give in
formation lo tho School Fund Committee.
On suspension of the rules, Cooper, of
Bedford, introduced the following resolu
tion: Wiu:ui:.s, Since tho Special Committee
to investigate the School Fuiid,fruUils have
made their report and been discharged,
important evidence has been brought to
light, which tho members of said Commit
tee believe may bo of public benefit ; there
fore, Itrsoh'id, That said Joint Committee be
revived, with the same powers us were
heretofore conferred upon it, of sending
for persons and papers, and administering
Tho resolution was adopted.
Bill making insanity a ground for di
vorce was discussed. Cooiior argued for
and Clementson against tho bill. It was
Tmally postponed until to-morrow.
Nakuvilu:, Juno 17. Uill authorizing
the Comptroller to settle with Collectors
who have received notes of tho Hank of
Tlie Insanity-Divorce bill was hen ta
Cooper, of Davidson, spoke against and
Fthoridgo in favor of tho bill, but the lat
ter being too sick to llnlsh, the subject was
postponed until to-morrow.
A motion was made to reconsider tho
vote rejecting tho bill giving voters the
right to determine whether licenses for
tippling should be granted, and tho subject
was entered foe tiumnrmw
Hill providing for the appolntmentof a
i;ominissionor oi immigration, wntcn
was rejected last week, was taken from the
table, and after much discussion was
amended so as to make tho salary .?:I,ooo,
Tilt) bllbproyents the Commissioner from
speculating in lniWK
Tho bill to remove thu county sqat of
namwuui county to jiumanooga , was
pni-eu, , tji
Tlie .-'eiiato aineudini'nl .n the pollnax
!ill was atrced to, and the tax tjxert at
Nahhviu.i:. June 18. The bill directing
the Attorney General to prosecute agents
and olllcers of tho State who have Improp
erly obtained or fraudulently appropriatei!
bonds issued to railroad companies, passed
A bill to sell thu old Lunatic Asylum
grounds passed unanimously.
Mr. Coopor, of Davidson, offered a reso
lution for tho Louisville and Nashville
Railroad Company to mako 8,000 bonds, of
S100 each, secured by consolidated mort
gage bonds, which was laid over under the
Much routine of business. Nothing of
New Rills To tax fortune tellers for the
benefit of aged and Infirm parents and
grandparents; to tax tuners ol pianos ; to
repeal section 1,430 of the Code.
On second reading A bill for thu better
security of public money.
On third reading A bill to tax more
than ono dog was rejected.
A bill to refund taxes hnpioporly paid,
A bill to allow loyal parties to withdraw
their claims without feo was rejected. A
motion to reconsider was entered.
Mr. Neil entered a motion to rc nslder
the voto that does not require a u.ajority
of a full House to reconsider Senate
aments to House bills. Damon.
NAsirvir-i.i:. Juno 20. New bills to place
the Itogcrsville and Joliersoiivlllo Rail
road under the management of a Trus
tee, and to provide for covering a bridge
over tho Hnlston river, were passed.
House bill to regulate tho fees of Justices
of the Peace, rejected.
Rill to regulate freight charges in Ten
Hill to make school teacher's warrants
good for taxes, rejected.
Hill to employ counsel to aid the Comp
troller in protecting the pecuniary interests
of the State, passed third reading.
Hill to authorize tho prosecution, by tho
Attorney General, of railroad defaulters,
The Insanity-Divorce hill was taken up
and discussed, by Cooper, of Hertford, and
Htheridgc, pending which the Senate ad
journed. New bill to increase tlie salaries of Su
preme Judges to S4,O0'l each, passed.
Two bills for reorganizing tho school sys
tem, passed second reading and were niedo
the special order for "Wednesday at three
Hill to establish Powell county, passed
Hills to tax dogs and to encourage wool
growing, rejected. Damon.
A Hank Robbed or $('.0,000 in Daylight The
Ono of tho most daring robberies that has
occurred in this city for years was per
petrated yesterday nftcruoos, when the
Mechanic's Hank, near thecornerof Fourth
and Market streets, was entered, the cash
ier drugged, and tho vault robbed of about
$00,000. About 8'oclock last evening a
young man approached olllcers Thos. For
mal! aim .lonn i-ritcii, at tlie corner ol
I'ourtii a:.d Ureen streets, and asked them
to accompany him to the'Mechanic's Hank,
as he found something was wrong on the
inside. It seems that the young man rooms
in tile building, and on entering about
lmlf past seven o'clock, he found the vault
door open, an unusual thing. He also
Heard tlie groans oi somu one in tlie rear.
He then canie after the olllcers, an above
We entered the bank with the olllcers
and found everything in tlie utmost con
tusion, ino casn drawer was open, and
immediately under it wss a package of SI.-.
ik.ni. 'i no vault was also open, and money
and papers scattered around, proceeding
to the room in the rear wo heard the groans
of somo one, and on examination we found
the cashier, Mr. Henry L. Pope, lying In
sensible in a narrow stairway. He was
taken out, and, after partially recovering,
stated that he came to the bank as usual,
at about four o'clock, to balajice the busi
ness of tho day. After lie had worked for
sonic time, and before ho was aware of it,
two men approached him from tlie re;fr,
one armed with a large, butcher knife, and
told him not to speak, at the same time
throwing some snuff in his eyes. Thoy
grappled with him and placing chloroform
to his nostrils forced him back into th'e rear
room. Alter this he lost all recolletion ol
When found, Mr. Popo was lying with a
large shawl around his head, and a bottle
of chloroform eloo to his nostrils.
On examination we found a. valise that
contained about s-oO.OOO lying open witii
2,1500 in greenbacks lying by its side.
All of the large notes were taken out of tlie
enh drawer, amounting to ten or fifteen
thousand dollars. None of the special de
posits were interfered with, and everything
looked as if tho thieves had made quick
work of It. It will take time to get at the
precise amount stolen, but It will approxi
mate to $00,000.
It is impossible to state at what time the
robbery occurred. Mr. Popo entered the
bank at 4 o'clock, and It was not discover
ed until 8, The robbers had four hours in
which to get away, and left but little clue
for the oparntions of detectives. OHicers
Fonnun and Fritehat onco.notilled head
quarters, anil detectives Hligh and Hooker
arrived and took the ease in hand.
Upon thctloor of the bank was found a
fine carving-knife and a napkin, which
may lead to some development. The chlo
roform was in two bottles, both of which
were nearly emptied.
As soon as tho .directors of the bank were
notified of the robbery, they' met In the
parlor and made a thorough examination.
They found that nono-of the special depos
its had been interfered with, and that tho
robbers had left a about six thousand dol
lars in the vault and cash drawer. Tho
bank will mlt bo open for business to-day,
jih the director wish to make a thorough
examination of the books and yivc a pub
lic statinent of its affairs. Luv! rift Cum-
,h ,-. Vf', Jihli .H.
A CHILD'S DItKAM OL' A STAlt.
nv niAitus iicKl;x,s.
There was once a child, and he strolled
about a good deal, and thought of a num
ber of tilings. He had a sister, who was
a child too, and his constant companion.
These two used to Wander all day long.
They wondered at the beauty or the flow
ers; they wondered at the hoight'nnd blue
nessof the sky ; they wondered at the depth
of thu-"bright water; they wondered at tho
goodness and the power of God who made
the lovely world.
They used lo say to one another, some
times, supposing all the children upon
earth were to die, would the flowers, uml
thu water, and tho sky bo sorry V They ns
lievcd.they would bo sorry. Kor, said they,
tho buds arc tho children of the flowers, and
the little playful streams that gambol dvn
the hillsiil les are the children of tho wafer ;
and the smallest bright specks plavlngnt
hide and seek in tho sky all night, must
surely be tho children of the stars ; and they
would all be grieved to see their playmates,
the children of men, no more.
There was ono clearshiningstartheat used
to come out in the sky before the rest, near
tho church spire, above the graves. It was
lager and more beatiful, they thought, than
all the others, and every night they watch
ed for it. standing hand in hand at tlie win
dow, whoever saw it first cried out, "I
see tlie star!" Anil often thev cried out
both together, knowing so well when it
would rise, and where. So thoy grew to
bo such friends with It, that before lying
down in their beds, they always looked out
once again, to bid it good night; and when
they were turning round to sleep thoy used
to say, " tiou bless tlie star!
Hut while she was still very- young, oh.
very, very young, tho sister drooped and
came to be so weak that she could no long
er stand In the window at night; and then
the child looked sadly out by himself, anil
when ho saw the star, turned round and said
totho patient palcfaeoou the bed, "I seethe
star I and then a smile would come upon
the face, and a little weak voice Used to
say, "God bless my brother and the star!"
And so the time came all too soon ! when
the child looked out alone, and when there
was no face on the bed! and when there
was a little grave among the graves, not
there before; and when tlie star made long
rays down towards him, as lie saw it
(hough his tears.
Now, these rays wore so bright, and they
seemed to make such a shining way from
earth to Heaven, that when tlie child went
to his solitary bed, he dreamed about the
star; and dreamed that, lying where ho
was, he saw a train of people taken up that
sparkling road by angels. And the star
opening, showed him a great world of light,
whore many more such angels waited to
All these angels who were waiting turn
ed their beaming eyes upon the people who
were carried up into the s'tar; and some
coino out from t belong row in which they
stood, and fell upon tho people's necks, and
kissed them tenderly, and went away with
them down avenues of light, and were so
happv in their company, that, lying in his
lied, he wept for joy,
Hut there wore many angels who did not
go witii them, and among them one he
knew. Tho patient face that once had lain
upon the bed was glorified and radiant,
but his heart found out his sister among all
His sister's angel lingered near the en
trance of the star, and' said to tlie leader
among those who had brought the people
" Is my brother conic'.'"
And she said "No."
She was turning hopefully away, when
the child stretched out his arms, and cried.
"O, sister, 1 am her!. Take mo !" and
when she turned her beaming eyes upon
him and it was night; and the star was
shining into flit' room, -making long rays
down towards hlin as he saw it through his
From that hour forth, the child looked
to wiieu ills tune siiouin comu; auu no
thought that he did not belong to thu earth
alone, but to the star too, because of his sis
tor's angel gone before.
There was a babv born to be a brother to
the child ; and while ho was so little that
lie never yet had spoken a word, ho stretch
ed his tiny form out on his bed and died.
Again the child dreamed of the opened
star, and of the company of angels, and the
train of people, and the rows ol angels with
their beaming eyes all turned upon those
Said Ids sister's angel to the leader :
"Is my brother como?"
And ho said, Not that one, 1ml another."
As tlie child beheld his brother's angel
in heranns, he cried. "O, sister, 1 am here!
Take me!" And she .turned and smiled
upon him, and the star was shining.
He grew to be a young man, and was
busy at his books when .an old servant
came to him and said :
" Thy mother Is no more. I bring her
blessing on her darling son !"
Again at night ho saw tho star, and all
that former company. Said his sister's an
gel to the leader:
" Is iiiv In-other coinev"
And he said, "Thy mother!"
A mighty cry of joy went forth through
all the star, boca'use the mother was re
united to her children. And he stretched
out his ami and cried,. "O. mother, sister,
and brother, I ain here! Take me !'1 And
they answered him "Not yet," and tho
star was shining. -
He grew to bo a man whoso, hair was
turning gray, and he was .sitting in his
chair bv the fireside, heavy with grief, and
with ills face bedewed with tears, when
theVtar opened once again.
Said his sister's angel to tiro leader, "Is
my, brother coino?"
And he said, "Nay, but his maiden
And the man who had been tho child
saw his daughter, newly lost to him, a ce
lestial oryaturo among thoso' three, and he
Mild, "My daughter's head Is on my
si-tor' 1'iHoiii, and hor arms Is round
my uWhri'1' uc-k, and at her feet there Is
tho baby of old time, and 1 can bear the
parting from her, God bo praised I"
And the star was shining.
Thus tho child came to be an old man.
and his once smooth face was wrinkled,
and his steps were slow and feeble, and his
back was bent. And one night as he lav
upon his bed, his children standing nfuuil,
he cried, as ho hud cried so long ago:
" I see the starl"
They whispered one another, " He is liv
ing." And he said, " 1 am. My age Is falling
from mo like a garment, aiiij I move to
wards the star as a child. And O, liiy
Father, now 1 thank Thee that it lias so
often opened to receive those dear ones
who await me J"
And the star was shining; and it shines
upon his grave.
OUR XASIIVIIXK LIHTKIt.
from our Siecliil Currwpontlcnt.)
Nasu ir.i.K, Tknn., Juno 10, 1870.
ItuinhiK and daaipcninst tho nnlor and o.vpuc
jicctntloa of tlio fiymers, who.su wheat harvest
h materially interfered with by tho wot spoil
that h upon us. In view of tlie low prico of
thU eoronl, it will not reduce their income so
much, for while the northwest holds bo much of
old crop, looking for bettor prico?, farinure in
TcmiPiisou may no well atistlcil if they grow
enough to keep them in broad.
Tlio custom lionso is located at lat, and Upon
a corner that but few wcro looking at, whilo
the pharp operative in corner lots in what is now
tlio business center ttand nchtist and wonder
they did not work harder or begin tooner.
'the lot selected is on thu corner of Vino and
llroad, and is u good selection, taking into ac
count n remark of Mr. Mullett, the supervising
architect of tho (Jovemmont. who said, " IV
Nashville is always to be a village, tho Square
or somo Union street lot is tho nlucu for it; but
if you evor expect to have a city of say one or
two hundred thousand, broad street is the
place." And there it will be, on llrond street,
the Hucst street in tho city.
In politics thoro is nothing stirring. The city
is unusuallv dull in .all directions except tho
school exhibition, which uro coming off. V,'e
got in iiuiniig'a cloud of whitu muslin tlie other
night ntAVard's Seminary, and in a very few
minutes discoverciHliat'it was no place for ,tn
old member of tlio 'llohemians, for each bunch
of muslin bad u live git. in the middle of it,unrt
somebody made way for young fry, with oiled
hair, shining boots and all that hjirt of thing-.
Tho Legislature are hard aUwork on all sorts
of laws, making now counties, changing the
names of other counties, investigating, every
thing under tho sun, making things secure to
perpetuate Democratic rule in the State, and
amid all this turmoil of hnsty,unthinking work,
no ono stops to consider tho end. Onco in awliilo
somo energetic member lugs in a bill that catches
particular llts. Instanco to-day tho bill mak
ing insanity cause for divorce was on its passngo
in tho Senate, and tlio way it brought ono old
gent out was sublime, lio warmed to tho work,
and, spitting on' bis hands, ho tackled tho bill in
such stylo as to smother, kill, squelch, and ut
terly enulicnto tlio cussed thing out of tho
Ciioitol. It will bo several days before any
member will dnro to bint that it is right for a
nmii to desert lus unlortumuo wile wjiu litis io.t
her reason. That sort of thing might have don
in old tunes, in somo countries, nut puuno opin
ion is hardly ready for it hero in Tennessee.
Yesterday and to-day havo been spout by the
.Stnto Solons iliscussing tiio "repudiation bills,"
as uioy are siyicu acre, or uiu- umiuiuittr cur
tain bonds issued to tho Tennessee and I'acillc
ltailroad, and nico work they havo made of it.
Thoy have talked and moved till tho shrowd
chaps in 'Wall street have made their corner,
and after doing all tho mischief thoy could, lln
lsh by making the act thoy pa-s Imperative;
that is, they amend tho bill by giving the hold
ers of bonds tlio right to suo m tlio court vir
tually making tlio admission Hint no legislation
thoy can invent can ntl'ect tlio bona ildo holders,
for among lawyers it is well known that tlio
holders are not required by tho courts to inquire
if tho conditions of law creating tlio bonds nave
been complied it. It is cnougl for thorn to
know that tho signatures aro genuine.
These gentlemen havo donesomebody's Work;
w'o do not charge them witii being in tlio pay of
any bod v wo leavw that for the New York
1 1 WW but this wo will say: thco movements
of tho Legislaturo happened just atthii right
timo for "short operators" in "Wall street, and,
to say tho least, was a very singular coinci
dence. It all happened so opportunely for s'omo
AYo are to have the School FundSlnvostigu
tion rcttivietis in tlio Senate to-day. Mr. Coop
or presented a preamble and resolution, which
was adopted, under suspension of rules, ro-or-gtmixitig
tho old Committeo to investigate tlio
"School Fund Frauds," giving powor to send
for persons and papers and administer oaths.
This is all right, anil all wo or, the people want
is, that tho gontleinoii will let the ltopublican
party alone, and do tho work assigned to thein.
Don't confine yourself to tlio small fry who nro
dead, past kicking, but go for somo of tho lurgo
llsh, who are splurging on ill-gotten gains. Let
tho people know want was dono with tho insets
of that onco plethoric powerful institution, ni
ter it got on wheels and went poripaliting about
tho South, moving with every move of tho vari
able fortunes of the Confederacy; Jet us know
how much was takon tu start a gun factory, to
mako arms for tlio Confederate armies; let us
know what, became of sundry kegs of gold and
silver that disappeared mysteriously from tlio
ken of tho Cashier on wheels; let u know all
tho facts, and porhnps the. sudden wealth of cer
tain parties in this Sin., mny bo accounted for.
At least ignorant mortals will cease to perpe
trate these absurd lies that tell of prize drawn
in lotteries, rich uncle dying and nil that sort ot
Dst! tho unwilling, reluctant inve.tiga
n; rinitr,lli.i1 to do their work over;
they are to be mado to face the music ; they aro
going to give us light. Oreat Is the man who
fathers that resolution ; let a monument b.
reared to tho honct bravery that can force in
vestigators up to the work set down for them to
it iimy bo barely possible that this committee
may save to tho State somo portion of tho
WOAXX) so nicely put on wheels and carried
around the South on exhibition, as Han llieo
does his sacred cattle. If thoy do, won't tlio bt
ones bless 'cm ' won't tho mothers thank 'em?
won't tho fathers voto for 'em? and, finally,
wbcu they como to squuro accounts with con
science, just think of tho enormous balance on tho
credit side! Ueautiful prospect! As wo said in
a previous letter, gentlemen, go for tlio big steal
ers, Unit thy glad, joyful shouts of youth limy
again bo beard in tlio fast-decaying school
bouses of Tcnnossuo ; that education and pro
gress may 'again receive an impetus : that justice
may triumph and crime, bo punished ; that your
legislative-career may end like tho moral drama
in tlio happiness, of tho good and tho misery of
tho wicked. Let your action bo such as to "put
in every honest baud a whip, to lash tho rascals
linked through tho WueJiI.'' Ami, dually, when
you have, deserved wdlLof your countrymen, by
u faithful perforrtmiieStof duty, you ran sit in ni
ter, life, content with till Proud !Hitfiction of
being able to assort: '"I TiltVa; done tlio SHnto
somo service, ami thoy lnoWfjl'
In eoi!flulim. gentleman, pdmlt thlt eorrra
pondellt t mildlv uiUMt tllnt, sfr ns tho big
liirti urn coiiri-rm-.l, wliy, " Go f.ir 5nV
, ' Damox.
THE NORTHERN PACIFIC RAILROAD.
The Northern I'acillc ltallr..iid Company
have already awarded the Contract for the
construction of tlie Minnesota division of
tho road two hundred and thirty mile- in
length exlanding from Dalles to the SI.
Louis river westward to the Ited ( river of .
the North, to one of the most eiiorgetlc and
reliable contracting firms (,f the country.
It will not be pinny days before we shall
have a second I'ncilie railroad. Surely this
is an age of wonders-. We -hall not wail
many year for tlie completloh of tlio
Southern Pacific road. These roads open
up and develop a now and almost unex
plored region. They an- mvat Iron high
ways which do more to populate mid make
civilicd tlie great wilderno-s of tho 'West
than wo rcnli.o, and Congress and the
Presidentdid right in giving to this Com
pany aid and land grants. The llgurcs will
show, that in tlio case of all our Western
railroads, the States and general govern
ment hnvob-on greatly benefitted by the
large grants of laud made. Companies, in
every instance, selIi(ndcau-o to be Improv
ed, alternate sections of the land granted.
P.y tliig means, the companies and tlie gov
ernment are alike benefitted. It attracts
population, increases the value of the alter
nate sections retained by the government
and in many ways rewards, by increased
wealth and population, the liberality of
Congress. There" has been veiw- much said .
in opposition to tht policy o'f tlie govern
ment, and partisan newspapers have
charged corruption upon (lie President and
Congress, lint the facts show very conclu
sively that the policy is an enlightened
and profitable one. We think the worst,
enemies of the President will yet live Io
sco, in the completion of this Northern
Pacific, road and (he great and speedy re
sults to follow therefrom, tho best refuttiv
tlou to their charges that the friends of (he
administration could ask.
DICKENS AT REST.-
It Is' eminently lit that Mr. Dickon
should roi-t In his last sleep at Westminis
ter Abboy, where, the great men of Fng
land aro intorod. From tlio following de
scription of his intennontit will bo secTi ho
lies side by side witii the great literary
men of I'Jnghind, where he. cyi rest from
his long ami weary life. It is said now
that be died from oVor-wrk. and we see
no r'eu-'on to nuestion it :
London, June 14 Midnight. Tho funeral of
.Mr. -Charles Diokens took pTuoo to-day. In ac
cordance with tlio determination of Ids heirs,
tho Domains were convoyed- to AVostminUter
Abbey fur interment. There "va an entire nb
senco of pomp and ostentation from the cure
monies, which were conducted quietly and
without display. Tho. funeral was private,
though many followed tho remains on foot,
manifesting a silent sympathy for tho deceased
author. At the Abbey, Dean Stanley had per
fected tho arrangements for the interment, and
had chosen n mo-t proper spot for the reception
of the remain-. In the south triiueept intho
portion known, as the l'vet' s Corner, whorereposi)
beneath tombs and honorary monuments, tho
du-t of eminent departed authors, tho remains
of Dickons found worthy company and repose.
Tlio eouin.was deposited at tho foot of tho
monument to Addison.
At tho head of the collin nro interred the re
mains of Fivderiok Handel beneath the sbituo
of tho composer.
The remains of i'tiehard llriusley Sheridan lio
at the feet of Dickens, and above tho grave is
placed a beautiful bust of Thackorav.
Tho'obscqulos wore of a" plain character, di
verted of thojiomiious show.
After the iuiutrious du-t had bena committed
to tho tomb thirfuneraJ nsombbiff retired. '
-. . US. r
THE O0OD WORK.
Tiio work of retrenrliiuiyit and reform
under President ((rant gVws bravely on.
The following lire othe.1" Items in tlie gener
al aggregate :
Willi the President's signature tlie army
bill at once goes Into effect. The reduction
of the arm v h to, be completed bv July 1,
1H7J, nudultor tbattlme tho standing army
Is not to number moiv than :!0,000 men,
Army officers employed in civil duties on
leave ol"abence, such as ministers abroad,
military secretaries of the President .inn
others, aiv required either to vacate their
civil appointments or to resign their mill-
tary commissions. By these Jlnd otlur
provisions which we have heretofore ex
plained, the bill will save over $4,000,00(1
The House refused, on Saturday, to con
cur In several of the Semite atuendiiientifto
the Legislative Appropriation bill by votes
so positive that there Is probability that ths
Benate will' have to recede from' Ifs votes.
Such result will kill tho proposition to
spend half a million dollars on a new (Statu
Department, as milch moro on the Capitol?
grounds, several thousauds in Increased
salaries where Increases are not demanded,
and one hundred thfiiisand dollars on
North Pole ifavigators. We trust the
House Committee thji't is to confer tin tlio
bill with the si gators will consider tlw
very posltiye voles of ho. House. aV instruc
tions to insist on Jjui rftojeosslon of the si
ate. Tills nioiic'Mgiftriiot tube- thro.vij
away as absurdly Vrqi()Scd ny the bill