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Minister! Johnson's Course In
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Spanish Troops Defeated
Increasing strength of the cu
Helmhold; the Druggist; Gone'
Racing at Memphis Yesterday.
Elliott and Gallagher QPrlze
Fight at Detroit. . n
Special to the Union abil7 Ameriedn br the
Southern and Pacific-Telegraph Line.
Y POLITICAL AND PERSONAL.
Washington, Nov. 12. Tee State JDe-.
partnunt is still without dispatches from
Miuisler Johnson, and until thev are re
ceived, Secretary Seward declines to say
what Kill be done about recalling the
American Minister. He feels deeply
chagrined at the course Johucon is pursu
ing, and does not conceal the fact that he
think the Unittd States is being repre
sented to Europeau Powers by Johnson's
action in n very unfavorable aspect. It is
said ibis afternoon that Gen. Grant yester
day, in conversation with friends, expref9ed
liis regret that Johnson had taken a eoime
which substantially affiliated him with the
bitterest enemies of the United State iu
England, and destroyed all the glory this
country has accrued in refusing to allow
the greatest of Enropein Powers to dictate
terms fur the Fetllcmeiit of just claims.
The repeated failure; that have attended
the efforts to get up charges against Com
micifin,iT 1'cllitis and Secretary Mc
CnllocL, strong e.iough to justify the
PreidSeit in suspending the first and re
moving the latter, discourage tlnwe who
had ltd the iciivi'ments so much that any
further attempts are iwt likely to be made.
The fiht eeems now to have centered upon
Disirirt Autornry Coiiriney" A very strong
pressure i. being brought upon the At
torney eienrral, mil the Rreideut i to
lure him removed.
' Jndge Fullerton arrived here yesterday,
and at oru'.e mule direct charges against
District Attorney Ojurfney, Collectors
Calabau and Bailey, and Marshal Mnrray
of New Yotk, and at the same time it is
understood the Pisideht'n alleged evidence
is going to implicate those officers with
schemes to defraud the government.
New Yonir, Nov. 12. It is riporttd
thst a New York Insurance Company has
tendered Uer.ira! R'nriE Lee lb- posi
tion of P:perv"nir ft Agencies for the
Southern '.a:e, nt a -a'a.y of $10,000
St. Louis, Nov. 12. A young Married
woman named Mrs. Eagelkc, hat tiled
suit against Henry B. Itrant, her father, f r
510,000 damages for assault and battery.
Brant is one of the richest men in th city.
The daughter ran off with and married a
clerk in the Commissary Department one
ear no sgtint her father's will, since
which time the parties have not been 01
the best of terms.
Two men concerned in the late bank
robbery at Alton, have been arrested aad
identified at Kansas City, and treat back for
Cme.u; , Nov. 12. The much-talked
of "liilHard match between Rudolph and
Carme, did not caaie off last night, owing
to the chicanery of the backers, who raised
absurd technical questions about the table
to be used. Ruth parties claim the forfeit,
and the Mike-holder is undecided what to
match has been arranged be
tween Cait. John Travi, of thU city, and
Capt. JaniCJ Ward, of Toronto, to come off
at Dexter Park, on the 20th instant for
$10,000 a side.
Dlsnatchc to tho As'oriatetl Vrczi by the
Western Union lane.
(ifv..i-iiiisnt ltecnue Arlluir from
A lnri'n numlier of visitors were at
Hon (Jmnt's Headquarters to-day. Sec
retary McCulloch and Attorney General
Evarts this morning had a long interview
with the President in relation to Internal
Director Curran states that iw is prc-
unrini' an elaborate report on tho etatis
nf inv.iti,,n in tho United States It
will nhibit Federal. Plate, countv, town
shin and corporation taxation in detail.
The whole sum ofthoee ruinous revenues
now rxcred seven hundred millions air
Washington, Nov. 12 Judgo Ful
lortnn. District Attorner Courtney, So
liritor Bincklev. and others connected
with the investigation of allegfd inter
nal reronuo frauds in New ) ork are
hfTP and their nrcsence cives rise to
ruinois that Commissioner Rollins and
Courtnev will be suspended. Courtney
was sent for and anived this morning.
!ln waited on Evaits and stated hfii
icadin ss to niei't any charges preferred
a'ainst him. II next called upon the
President and had a long mtenieu.
Courtney Bay 1- is the rictim ot a con
spiracy concorttd l.y Binckley. It is ah
sertcd that the l'rcsidont has fully mado
up his mind to suspend Rollins, which
he thinks ho oan do now that Congress
has adjourned till December. All the
parties clamoring for his removal tor tho
last six months aie nuw heio in foici
and arc demanding his suspension, and
they Kay that Johnson will do it.
SpauKIi Troops Ilcrentcil ly Insiirrcr
ttoiilnt. tfnv Y'onr. Nov. 12. A Havana lct-
nftlm .lilt instant sars that in the
flM.t iu-nr llaira tho Snanisn iroops rc
tAil haTHi? 133 men killed nnd
k V f CI
A p.anro of arms and ammunition l
tlio insmgent had been landed at Nachoy
Sorlcllo. A small lot ot rules arnrca at
Havana on the 3th, sent by the Spanish
..nvrrmnr-nt. and taken immediately to
the Eastern Department with a reinforco
,noi,f of troops. The insurgents W3nt
no reforms, but demand independence
r.m;n nnd annexation to the United
lnot lineioe t icnortcl to have
Joined the-revolt and an expected risin
soon to take place near Havana. It was
Havana br the government
authorities that the rebels had agreed to
"lav down their arms on condition that all
j.-nsTlnned. but the Captain Gen
eral tvould not include Cespada and
ESTABLISHED MAKCH 30, 1S35.
Working Women's Association Court
Proceedings Prize- Fishier etc.
New Yoiik,,T?qt.12. A meting cf the
Working Women! Association was held
last nightf over which Susan 11. Anthony
presided. 'Several Soroslaos" were present,
who, it wa3 believed, were anxious to get
the control cf he aising organization; but
they were utterly defeated in their object
by the heroic representatives of the work
ing women; The debate oh' the. two fac
tions was quite ?pirited, and the Sorosians
received' several Severe rebuffs, bat' the
meeting adjourned peacefully. MissSimn
B. ntuony was elected President; MFnT
CeliaJBurleigh and Miss Elizabeth Brown,
Secretaries.; Miss Field, Treasurer.
In tho Courl ' of Common Plejs before
Judge Jlrauy, ia thedivorca case of Theo
dore Sturtivant against- Catharine 'Sturt:
vant, the referee to whom the casj had
bienTeferred forlaking testimony, reported
to the Court in favor of the defendant on
allthe issues submitted to him and which
were the basis of the plaintiff's proiecutior.
It was rumored last evening that the
prize fight between Wormald and O'Bild
win was arranged 'to tike place this morn
ing at a porting house in Amity street,
and Captain Caffrey detailed a number of
men to keep watch of the roughs. It was
al?o rumored at a later hour that Wormald
had forfeited stake, and that consequently
the fight was again put off.
A Spaniard named Merrino, whlto ini-
prisoned on the charge of insanity in the
Toombs iuesuay, attempted to set lire to
his cell. lie .ffaa ceverlr iniurtdlbr.burnsn
anu aimosi ruuocaieu uy Hiuuue. ijuue
damage was done to the cell. He whj taken
to Bell Hospital.
Admiral 1'arragut is expected to visit
Brooklyn Navy Yard to-day, and will be
received with all honors due his rank.
Yesterday oa the Morris and i.ex
Railroad it was discovered that a large
number of cattle were being driven over
the Grove street crossing, the engineer of
the locomotive thought if he slowed he
might be thrown off the track, he accord
ingly dashed through the drove at full
ppeed tossing ilia quadrupeds in all direc
tion:) and killing bve of thsm.
New Yoke. Nov. 12. Isaac W. Eon-
land, man3gii)'r editor of the Sun, while
on his way fr6m the. office thit morning,
was attacked by ruffians in Broadway, lie
defended himself stoutly until the police
arrived and took the scoundrels into cus
tody. It is not known whether their in-.
ter.t wa-i robbery or revenge.
Jlelmuolu, tue famous uruggi-t, win re-
optntd ins esisDiifumem last nignt wiin a
spirited reception, is reported insane this
morning and was sent to the lunatic
asylum; The indications for some time
pat were that he ha; been losing tin wits.
Jt is ascertained irom a reliable source
that the reported prize fight to-day between
O'Baldwin and Wormald, in which it was
stated that Worm old had his jaw broken,
is a cararu. jSo such encounter has taken
place. O'Bdldwin left this city this morn
ing for Boston, in company with his wife
One of the boldest attempts to defraud a
bank that ever took place in this city, oc
curred st tbe Fourth National Bank, corn
er of Pir.e a:.d Nassau Plreets, at about
three o'clock, th'n afternoon. A few inin
ute before llui hour, h respectably ir -ed,
but villainous locking min in tha fac-, -ok
his place in line in front of the paying teli-
ei'tf dtk, and crowding h"i3 way up to the
window, presented a cluck drawn bv Hen
ry Clews & Co , for the sum of $95,000.
The pyiiig teller immediately pro-
nou Hi d it an altered ciiecir, having
been drawn by the firm for nine
hundred and fifteen dollars The
man instantly made a rush for the door,
but tho porter was too quick for him, and
seized him by tho coat collar. Tho forger
turned about with n violent ollort and
dealt the porter a powerful blow, which
caused him to relax his hold and fall.
Tho man midc another dash towards the
door, but by this time the clerks had left
their desks and tho forger was secured.
Ho was taken to tho President's room,
and a messenger sent to Clews & Co.'a
office to ascertain from their check book
for what amount tho cueck was drawn,
and word was returned that the signa
ture was genuine, but the check was
drawn but for 00. The prisoner
was then taken to the new street station
house, followed by a crowd numbering
several hundred persons, who had been
attracted bv the great excitement which
Anolhccr last evening arrested a physi
cian nancd Crcinmen charged with bar
ing been concerned in the robbery ot
two hundred thousand dollars in United
States bonds about eighteen months ago,
belonging to the Royal Insurance Com
pany of this city. The arrest was based
on the fact that Crcmmen, some tune
since, had in his possession a largo
amount of tho stolen bonds.
Some time during last night the storo
of Messrs. Rogers, Kammic & Scuddcr at
Huntington, Long Island, was entered by
darinc burclars. who blew open two
safes and abstracted therofrom 18,000
in United States bonds. Having secured
tho valuables the thieves succeeded in
makins their escape. Two clerks were
vrcTc. aslcen in an UDDer room of tho
lmildin? who claim that thev were not
awakened by tho noise made in blowing
open ttio saies
A somowhat singular casocamo up for
trial in tho Supremo Court before Judge
Tappin this morning, the action being for
ton thousand dollars damages for tho al
leged outrage on a little girl ton years of
ace. named Amelia Johnson. 1 ho ue
fendant in tho caso is imam m. An
drows. a hidilr respectable citizen ot
Brooklyn. The caso excited considerable
interest, and the Court-room was well
filled with spectators who listened with
marked interest to the statement of tho
aller-ed outratro. Tho case richtly be-
lonsrs to the trim nat L-ourt, lor an in
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dictment was found against tho defendant
nearlr two vetrs ago, but for some rca
son it never was brought up tor tnai.
The nlaintiff. therefore, brought tlio ac
tion in tho Supreme Court. It is al
leged by Mr. Jink3, tho counsel for the
plaintiff, that the little girl was cmptoyeu
ns a domestic in the family of tho defen
dant in Pine Annie street. Her mother
was a noor widow woman and tho little
pirl wasconscauentlv unprotected. The
case is still nrogrcssing.
Last CTeninjr. on the occasion of the
opening of a new drug establishment of
Mr. llclmbold-.-, on Broadway, ho dis
tributed, free to all visitor?, over n
thousand bottles of champaigne.
Mr. Thuilow Weed and daughter ar
rivpl vestordav in the Java. They
were met in the lower nay oy a suiau
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tmrtv of Air. Weed's menus. ju.
Wiw ', ii.:i ihtias unniovea uiirios
I'Iih ilL i.f the Astor Uonso was
bo-.sted at half mast to day in con&e.
quence of tlu death of Parker Jones who,
had been employed as a cicik in uiu uo-
tcl for about twenty vcars. ,
The Coinmeicial Advcrter for tin
afternoon has the following report
Mr. H. T. Helmhold. so well known
throughout the United States for his
extensive advertising ot patent meiu-
cines. extracts, etc., was mis uiuiuiux
seized with symptom 4 which leave no
doubt of his insanity. He had been f r
sonic time past complaining, but until
this mornins '.ouingof a nature to alarm
his friends and family .had occurred. Uy
tho advice of his phys:cian he was sent
at once to the insane asyinm.
C I J A IS SjESTO .
t Mty Otlleerw t. Jto Can
teiteit. CiiaelestoS, S. C Nov. 12 The citi
zns' party will contest tho election for
Mayor and Aldermen on grounds that
the" election was carried l.v fraud
Another Itifclanceof tuo fKit
Izntlou. Detroit, Nov. 12 In a diusting
prize fight to'day between LlhotnadU!
ln.ib.er, twentv-ono rounds wero fought.
Elliot was unjustly declared winner.
FORREST AND TCIIiPAT
KICH. tlto Mnttcr or I'crsonnl Veracity.
New Yoiik, Nor. 12. General Kil
patrick, through. General Whittakcr, of
Hartford, replied to General Forrest's de
nunciation by reiterating his own state
ment. General Shackleford, to' whom
tho roply 13 addressed, denies tho truth
of lvilpatrick's charges against Forrest in
tho Ft. Tillow affair, and urges Whitta
ker to address a communication on tho
subject to Basil Duko or N. B. Forrest.
Tho Kuclnfr nt McmpliK Ycstcrrtny.
MEJirnis, Nov. 12. The attendance at
the Memphis Course to-day ws3 very
good. Weather delightful. Track still
heavy, but, much better than 'yesterday.
First race, sweepstakep, seven entries, three
ftarters, Incus Poit, Qaeea-of-the-Ve3t,
SkirmUher and Elgin paying forfeit. The
race was very closely contested, Ontario
winning by half a length.
Summary. Sweepstake?, subscription of
$30 each, p. p., for three year olde, two
mile heats; the Association adds $500.
A.lvecne Richards and John Kelgnor
enter hi f Kiltie Free, three years oId, by
imp. Mickey Free, dam Brown Kittle, by
Birmingham, 2, 3.
S. Leonard enters c f Ontario, by imp.
Bonnie Scotland, dam Lady Lancaster, 1, 1.
J. V. Grimsby enters b f Minnie Milton,
three years old,, by iexington, d.im . Mj
Morgan, byYorksbire, 32. . ' v
Time 3:52. 3:55?.
The second race was evn more closely
contested, the first being a dead heat, and
the second was won only by a head.
Conner purse, three hen Irei dollar",
mile heats, free for all E. Wormick en
tera Joe Johnston, by Goodwood, dam Judy
by Sovereign, 1, 2, 2. Ym. Brady enters
b f Agnes Donovan, four years old, liy
L?xington, dam Little Peggy, by Cripple,
2, distanced. James Conlisk enters Black
Larkin, five years old, by Lexington, out
of Magnetaj 1,1, 0 O. West enters br g
Bee Forms, three years old, by Melbourne,
dam by, Glencoe, distanced. S. Leonard
enters ch h "Rochester, four years old, by
Imported Bonnie Sco land, dam Lidy
Lancaster, distanced. Time 1:50, 1.-51J.
The favorites won in both races.
Election of Railroad Officers The
Nuspicious Arras, cic.
Memphis, Nov. 12. Col. F. M. White
has been reelccted President of the Mis
eisslppiand Tenncsseo railroad, and R.
C. Brinkly of the Memphis " and Little
It appears the arms consigned to L.
Helman wero bought by Christman Broth
ers of New York on speculation and sent
here to be sold. Helman refused to have
anything to do with them and they were
stored subject to the orders of the 8hip
Weather clear and pleasant, river ris
ing rapidly with eight feet to Cairo.
Acotl oil lamp exploded onr the Em
pire la-it night, but by the stronuom ef
forts on tho part of the crew the boat was
IXCIDEST AND ACCIDEXT.
Rostov. Nor. 12 There was a fire last
nifjht which originated in the store of
Thomas, Kolly& Co. dry goods merchants
Atis street, it destroyed property ctiina
ted at $70,000, Insured here.
St. Joun-s, N. B., Nor. 12 Rttor
feelings reardinj; the Commercial Bmk,
which is paying notes to depositors.
Notes current at from eighty.-fivo to nins
tv cents per dollar.
" fijr Francisco, Nor. 12. Seymour
carries Oregon by about 20,000 major
ity. Johnson, Democratic vas elected to
Congress, from the Northern District ot
California. Gen. G B McCiellan, ha-i
been elected President of tho University
A lb ny, iov. 12. The second trial o
G. W. Cole, for the murder or lirrn un
cock, commenced thh mjrning, Judge
Henry Hojeboom presiding the jnry im
not been sworn.
Havana. Nov. 12 Captain Uecerai
Lernundi has i-ned a proclamation cloing,
for exports and imports, all parU in the
eastern department of Cuba, where im cus
tom lioiuM have been established.
TlielVope Ignores tlie Siinuisii'Jo voru-
Sineiit Slnrtllnjr Innovation l'ro-
ponrd ly Cntbolle Blsuops.
Vfav York. Nov. 12. The Democrat a
cable' special savs that the Tope through
hU Nuncio at Madrid, Ftill refused to re-
iia the new Esvernment of bpun. At
a meeting of the French Bihop3 and Car
dinals in Kom?, s-veral reiormaiory mea
enrpfi itHro. to the creat Eurprise of con-
oprr.itive member, favorably received uy
Among the measures wa one io ranc
ihp Omncil of Trent concerning Ilia celib
acy of the Catholic clergy, and allowing
itiem m marrv. Another was to abolish
tha Latin litarcr. and substitute the lan
guage of the nation in whica the servica
is performed, inesa measnres win ub .-u u
milte.l It the earning Jiamenical Co-in-
ItIIoii To-Day EHorU to
nerve the I'ence.
LoTWJf. Nov. 12 The Parliamentary
elections commence to-morrow. Most ex-
lonal mea.tirps of nrecantion asnwsi uis-
turbances at the polls have been taKen iy
ilmritv. Troons have been sent
to important boroughs in the county 01
Lmcater where serious troubles are feared
CURIOUS WIF.I, CASE.
Xejrroe Sucliiff lor iuc uumo 01 ;i
Fruia tho Coluuiljus iGa.) Sun, Nov. T.
An intorpsiincr caae has been rroErreesiLC
before Ordinary Duer for two dayp, and
pcrhap will be concluded to day. .Mr.
Thoma3 died several weeks ago. Only one
will has befn found and it was made in
1852. In it, he desired that about twenty-
five of his rerocs be carriea oy ins eiccu-
inr nfW hk death, to .Liberia, as they
micht elect, and there ct free -they and
their nosteritv forever. Ho then desired
tho residue cf his property, including some
oItIw ruber neirroe.'. who alsi wpre Irs
cluvrn tn ho reduced to money. He re
ouired that his debt?, which are small, hi
ATcim nn arm ini! exiit'ijhfi in iriuti'
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i;nn f ill. nivrnf to b". freed, u.' urn paid,
on.t iliii dired the remainder of tie
funds to bedivideJ annng the ntgroei itiuo
set frtc -and divided in specified pr.por
lini.a nn i hi-ir arrival at their new homes.
There now remains niuetni nrgioes oo
claim the property of deceived mxler this
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will, which his relations are it.ncivoriiit;
to break. The estate h worth at least $o0,'
nnn nml mav exceed this t-nni bv many
flini'Qlnllj. Mr. Jj-. K. Redd, who is the
ih. fw.lv siirvisinc executor of the will,
uu rinifil it for nrobale. lien. n. u.
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P.mil.iK :imi .Tame M. ltii-c II, E!q'.,
rniinm-1 fur caveators propoed to introduce
sunsel fur caveator, pr.ipoed to introduce
im to prove that Owen Thomas hd often
lid to him that he no longer coi-idcred
hat document his will, and lhat he was no
innur tho oTurntnr to cirrv out ih iro
visions, and that he (Thoma-) considered
it of no effect on account of the treatment
he had received from the hem ficiaries un
der the will, since it was executed, and tha
he had made another will to euit Iih v.cWh
to the changed situatiod and circurn-iance?.
To this the cor.nel for the prop under-.
Mefsrp. Ingram i. Crawford, Thirntnn x
Williams and Ram?ev & Rimny objected.
Able arguments were made by Ics?r.
Thornton and J. . lCam?ey, ami ueni-rai
Binning and J. M. Russell, Esa. lhe re
eult was the testimony of Mr. Redd was
admitted- It will be given to day, aid
probobly ihe argument coulinucd on oilier
TluAfjae ..ilutrlulM beojme an Jnalcri-
cal one, as many point of great ninmert
are involved. The wil! corfliets with th
law of Gei rgia p.fcJ in 1S03, making it
impossible for neyrot3 io bo freed by will,
and has conditions, now impossible to be
fulfilled. Whether recent proclamations
fieeing slave render this law nugatory or
whit i fleet tin-v may have on the condi
tions are among the many aattera to be
I TNT ON-
NASHYILLE, TENNESSEE, FRIDAY,
Thursday, Nov. 12. Speaker Senter
called the Senate to order at 11 o'clock A.
M. Prayerwas offtred by Rsv. Mr. Hunt
ington, of Nashville.
The Clerk -called the roll of Senators,
and nineteen members answered to their
Mr. Nelson, of Washington, introduced
An Act to relieve the tax payers of this
State by disposing of certain railroads,
viz: Nashville and Northwestern, Edge
field and Kentucky, Memphif, Clarksville
and .Louisville, and Manchester, and Mc,
Minnville. The act empowers the Comp
troller, Secretary of State and Treasurer,
as commioners to Bell said roads. They
shall advertise proposals of sale in aome
paper in New York City, and Boston, and
three papers in Cincinnati and St. Lonis
for three months. If said sale is col made
the Commissioners may lease the road for
any term to secure the indebtedness due
the Slate. They shall bo empowered to
lease other roads indebted to the State for
interest on bonds. Passed first reading,
and 100 copies ordered to ba printed.
Mr. Lyle introduced an act empowering
the County Court of Montgomery to ap
point a Notary Tublic. Passed first read
ing. A bill was introduced to order the elec
tion of Judge?, Chancellors and Attorneys
General for all vacancies in all parts of the
-Mr. Lindsley offered a bill incorporating
the Edgefield Cemetery.
'Mr. Rogers offered a resolution request
ing the Secretary of State to furnish 'a, list
of employee and salaries paid the same on
the various roads operated by the State.
Adopted unanimously under a suspension
of the rule.
House joint resolution for both Houses
to meet on November 10th, in convention,
to elect State Printer, (see House report,)
was concurred in.
House Joint Resolution to appropriate
$10 for each member and officer for pay
ment of postage, wa3 adopted.
Joint Resolution to send delegates to the
Cattle Pest Convention at Springfield,
Illinois, was on motion of Senator Linds
ley, passed over informally.
The resignation of Treasurer Henry was
received, and a committee for settlement
Mr. Lindsley called up the Tax Bill
offered by him yesterday. The bill passed
second reading and was referred to Com
mittee on Judiciary, with a view to apply
provisions of the same to all conntitts of
Oj motion, the Senate adjourned to 10
o'clock Fiiday morning.
In the House oT Representative.
The Honsa met at 10 o'clock, fifty-six
members being present.
Mr. rro??er cflered the following bill in
regard to the Capitol grounds :
Sec. 1. That from the passage ot this
Ac', the Governor shall appoint three
Commissioners whose duty It shall be to
secure plans and specifications and proceed
with the work of improving the grounds
flurrounding the State Capitol
Sec2. That for the purpose of carrying
into effect the provisions of this Act, the
mm of Forty Thousand Dallars i3 hereby
appropriated, to be paid out of any money
in the Treasury nat otherwise appropri
ated. The bill was referred to Committee on
public grounds and buildings
Mr. Ace-e otlercd a bill to ampnd the
Mr. Walker, ot Klua, ottered the loliow-
102 reiolution providing tor lue election
of public printer:
Htsolveil, by the lienerat A-oeiubly ot
the State of Tcune'see : That the Senate j
meet the Hoase in convention, in the Hull,
on Monclav, the loin nay oi iioveraoer,
lRf.S. at 10 o'clock. A. St. for tho purnoso of
electing a public printer for tfie Sine, for'
two years from the expiration of the term
of tlio preient Slate Printer. Adopted
under a suspension of tha rules anil or
dered to be transmitted to the Senate.
Mr. Water: An act for the incorpora
tion of Wilson County Agricultural and
Horticultural Association, etc. Passed first
reading and referred to Committee on In
corporations. Mr. Taylor, oi Oarlor: An act to regu
late the salary of the Secretary of State
and Comptroller, fixing ther salaries aud
ordering fee to be p.iid '.ver to the State
Treasurer. Both ofiic;rj hereafter not to
be allowed to receive any fca or emolu
ments- Paeed first reading a:;d referred
to Committee on Judiciary.
Mr. Bo s.m : An act providing that in
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cise ot the incompetency oi v-nancenors
and Circuit Court Jndges, certain pections
of the Code fhall be so amended that it
shall bs lawful for other Chancellors and
Judge to act in their stead. Referred to
Committee oa Judiciary.
Mr.Puckett: To amend tha act of May
27, 1SCS, in regard to "Shelby Savings In
stitution," so a3 to change the name to
"Bank of Columbia;" also, to name new
ncorporatorg. Referred to Committee on
Mr. Hamilton, ol Shelby : An act to se
cure the payment oi county anu otaie
taxes on litigation ; with accompanied me
morial of Alfred Watkin. Ulerk of the
Law Court of Memphis: R M. Maore,
Clerk of the Fayette Circuit Court, and J.
1,. Winfield, Clerk of the Haywood Chan
cery Court. Referred to the Committee on
l'.ESOLUTIONS I.YtSQ OVEU
Mr. Murrav from Cirroll, and amended
by Mr. Waters from Wilson :
ticsoivta, thai a commiuee oi io on
the part of the House and on the part
of the Senate be appointed, whose duty it
shall be to settle the account ot all rail
road receivers in the State, lhat they have
power to send for person and paper', and
that thev report to the present session ef
the Genrral Assembly."
Adopted and onkred to lie transmute t
to the Senate.
To restore Mr. Hare to the Directotship
of the Penitentiary and io settle the debts
of th-Penitentiary, this is : resolution
Ivin . over from 18G7. and coming up now
as reeular business, utuer actions being
taken in the premises heretofore, the reo
lution was laid on the table.
Rtnuestine the Governor to appoint a
iN.mmittee to settle with the officers of the
Mr.Minnville Railroad. Laid on the table
on the same grounds as the former resolu
Snsaker Richard calleJ Mr. Jtoach to
9KNATj5 BIIAS ON TTtTRD READING.
A bill to incorporate King's College
Renreeentative Reed, from Giles county,
i ffer a amendment to incorparate "Lynn
fill Institute." atLvnnville. Giles courty,
Am.T.dment adnnted and bill tU3.l tliird
and Recond reading.
Bill for the benefit of the Superinlen
oVntcf Public Instruction. Io pay ex
penes of office and other contingent cxa
nanses for iirir.tinsr. advertising, &c, a-
per instruction? contained in School law.
Committee on Finar.cas reooramend its
passage. Rrjected on final reading by 23
ayes, 33 nuts. Representative Hacker
m -ved a reconsideration, whereupon the
bill wa referred to Committee on Public
ic to amend Charter of Cl3rksvilln nrd
' . ' .
Charlotte Turnpike Company. Passed on
nd final readirg.
noralinc Pleasant Hill AcaJenif.
upn its third and last revling.
SrENATn BILLS ON SECOND READINCi.
The bill amer.dimr the common school
la- was. on the recommendation of the
i Amnion School Committee, rejected.
TLe hill to remove the county seit of
(iliion caunlv was reiscted.
The bill comrclliuc banks and insurance
companies to pay taxes directly into the
State Treasury was re-iected.
The bill to incorporate Andrew IXJlegf,
Putnam county, passed.
The bill to incorporate the Fidelity,
Trust Insurance Company, of Memphis,
The bill to incorporate the Wilcox In -suranco
The bill to incorporate the Powull
Turnpike Company. Passed.
Tho bill to incorporate the Tennessee
Real Estato Bank of Mcmphi. rejected.
SENATE DILLS OS SECOND READING.
Tho bill to regulato the fire test of
illuminating oil. Passed.
Tho bill to incorporate tho Shelby-
villq and Tullahoma Turnpilco Company.
Tho bill disqualifying rerenuo .col
lectors from office. Passed.
The bill to dcGne thepensl y of petit
The bill to require turnpike companies
to do justice. , - t
The bill to incorporate5" the Greenville
and Ttiseulum College. Passed.
The bill requiring Circuit apd Criminal
Courts to. take up the Ackits in their or
Adjourned until to morrow morning at
10 o'clock. J ,
THE RADICAL REBELLION.
Gen. W. J. Suiitu with a Band
or Negroes Attacks Mason's
The Women and Children Flee
ing to the Conntry Tor
Oa the evening of Monday the quiet
folks of Mason'a depot, on the Memphis
and Ohio railroad, were frightened -from
their propriety by a jtarllujgrnrabr that
General W.X, Smith, who, it is said, re
cently ran for Congress in the district and
was ignobly beaten by Mr. Leftwicb, i was
marching on the place with four hundred
colored followers, willi- Judge JWaldrou
and P. D. Beecher as aids, and that he in
tended to sack the town and put to the
sword all who had dared to vote against
him. The greatest consternation prevailed
among tho inhabitants, and no one could
tell when the terrible Smith and his blood
thirsty cohorts would make their appear
ance. To add to the excitement, a com
pany of the twenty-fifth United States Sc
an try, which had been doing duty during
tho election at Mason's, was ordered to
leave on the very morning that Smith was
expected to arrive.
A meeting of the citizens was promptly
called, Jand a resolution at once adopted to
telegraph to General Gordon Granger,
commanding the district, to allow the
troops to remain a few days longer, in or
der to confront Smith and his ordes. It
had been given out lhat he wa coming to
Mason's for the purpose of ascertaining the
reason why so many colored men voted
against him, and he had threatend to take
evidence on the subject, and punish "the
guilty," as he was pleased to call them.
Tho telegraph dispatch above mentioned
arrived too late at General Granger's head
quarters, in this city, for the order for the
movement of the troops to be counter
manded, and they came into Memphis by
train yesterday morning.
During theday asccocd telegram reached
Gen. Granger, to the effect that Smith and
his armed forces had captured Mason',
that all the women and children had been
transported to a place of safety, and im
ploring military aid. General Granger
promptly replied, asking for particulars,
but the telegraph wires had been cut, and
no answer could be received to hi message.
As matters had evidently a?3uaicd a seri
ous aapect, General Graagsr sent fifty
ncked men, under command of Lieuten
ants Maddei. and Kyle, out to Mason's de
pot last evening by special train, with per
emptory instructions to disirm all and
suncry, and that ll any resi;'. ir.ee wa' rl-
fered, to give battle', capture the lot, uec
eral" Smith and all, at.d bring tl-eia t .the
city. Memphis Bulletin, 2Tov 11.
MOKSIOS VI Eff OI
Tne Deient JVeiM, Mormon ori;aii
Lake City, says :
"Scarcely a day certainly not a we k
has pasied for ome time that ha. not
brought the account of an eariuqiiaKe, a
tital waveor some startling physical phe
nomenon in B$rae part of the world.' Won
der ii cxpr&jsvd br tninv at the frequency
ofthess recent visitation, and in some
quarters,, especially where the perturba
tions cccur, considerable alarm is leiu xiut,
in a revelation given December 27, 1832,
the Lord told the world, throngh hi3 ser
vant, Joseph Smith, that :
"'After your testimony comet h wrath
and indignation upon tho people ; for after
your testimony comelh the testimony ot
earthquake, that shail cause groaniug in
the midst of her, and men shall fall upon
the ground, and shall not be able to stand.
nu also cometh the testimony of the voice
of thundering1, and of the voice of licht
ning, and the voice of tempests, and the
voice of the wave. of the sea, heaving
themselves beyond their bounds. And all
things shall be in commotion; and surely,
men's hearts shall rail them; for fear shall
come upon all people.'
These occurrence cause bo eurprise
among the people of L'tah ; we should be
disappointed if they did not occur. All
the great cities of our Lmon have been
warned. The servants of God have borne
testimony year afier yeir, unto the people,
and their testimony being rejected these
other. must follow. In Ssptember. 1832,
the Lord commanded Bishop Newel X.
Whitnev to warn the people of New York,
Albany and Eoston to the desolation and
utter abolishment which awaited them if
they rejected the gopel which He sent
them. His word will be fulfilled."
IIOUKIHLi: OL'MIAUK BY A NKtiHO
On Tuesday the 3d inst. a most horrible
crime was committed near Swainsboro,
Emanuel county, by a negro named l ierco
Boldmg,upon thopers!nof Miss Wigging,
a voung lady ct hlteen years, and the
daughter of a respected citizen of that
county, it appears mat she was on ner
wav to Ecliooi in the vil age, when tho ne
gro rushed from the roadside, knocked her
senseless and accomplished his purpose;
sho was found lying insensible by a pas-
ser-br and carried home, and on recoT-
orin related what had occurred. Tho
officers of the law and others started in
pursuit of the f-coundrel and overhauled
him near Summervillc, in tho same coun
ty, from whencs ho was carried to jail,
whin ha confessed having committed tho
deed The snme night a body of armed
men proceeded to the jail, took him out
and hung him. Previous tolas execution,
he stated that he nnd several other ne
groes had formed rt plan on that day to
violate the psrsons of several young
ladies, who attendedschool in tho village.
but tho others over-slept themselves, and
ho started cut alone, and .Mus V . was
tho first one ho mot Savannah Xeics,
A ISOVrX WAG KM.
A fe-w yeare before his de-tl;, the Empe
ror Nicholas ot Itu'siasrnt a toiikinc-slass
of rare size and beauty with an embassy to
the Emperor of China 1 lie looking-glass
had to he carried all th way from St.
Petersburg to Pelon by human hands. De-
suite the immense distance vhich had to
ba performed iu this manner, the looking
glass sifely reached China; but, in the
meantime, difficulties bad broken out be
tween Russia and China, aud 'The Son of
Heaven neither admitted the embassy,
nor did he accept the present. A,courier
was dispatched to Si. Petersburg, and
asked the Emperor what wa to be done
with the lroking-glsss. The Emperor re
plied that it should bo car.ird back by the
same roire nnd in the same manner. When
he cave this order the Grand Dake
Michael hanoened to be present, and offered
to lay a wager with the Einperor to the effect
that the Iooking-gias3 won.,i tie broUen
ou the way back to St. Petersburg. The
Emperor accepted the wagr, nrid f ie bear
ers rf the looking glass received stringent
order to be as careful as possible. If they
should break it on the road they should be
severely punisbel;but if they should bring
it back safely they snouin receive a hand
some reward. They carried it back with
the mot incredible care, t'.iriy men barir.g
it by turn, and safely reached Rt. Isaac's
Place, in St. Petersburg, Hith it, where the
Empercr stood with his brother at the
window of the palace, and l uightd at hay
ing won the bet. But on the etairca;o of
the palace one of the carriers slipped his
foot, fell down, dragging several of his
compmions afte-r him, and the precious
looking-glass was broken Into s thoiuiml
pieces. The Grand Dske, therefoie, won
NOVEMBER 13, 1868..
NEWS OP THE DAY.
Oa the 10th inst.. Moses Drake, Ejq.,
Pftafmnatpr nf f!hiMp-rt flnrinf ibp last f!(rht.
years, died of a lung disease, after an ill- J
nesa ot some lengtn.
The Eecond trial of Gen. Geo. W. Cole,
for killing Hiscock, the allesed seducer of
his wife, comaxenced at Albany, N. Y.,
A few daya rince, in reply to a remark
of a friend, that he hoped we would have
peace in fact aa. well as in name, General
Grant said, "I think we will."
Jndson Hubbard, one of the oldest set
tlers of Chicago, who shipped the first bar
rel of beef ever exported from that city,
celebrated, Tuesday nigbt, the twenty.fifth .
anniversary of his eecond wedding.
On Saturday last, Dr. W. W. Bayleas,
while attending to his professionab'duties
at Mr. J. L. Griffetb.s in Maryville.'Tenn.,
suddenly fell speechless and died in a few
There are sixty.Bix churches in the city
of Louisville, viz: Methodist, 16; Catno
lic, 11 j Episcopal, 10; Presbyterian, 7;
Baptist, 8; German Evangelical, 9; Ger
man Lutheran, 2; Christian, 2; Jewish,
2; Unit.riaD, 1.
The Controller of St. Louis made his
annual report Tuesday, showing that the
expenses of the city for the, year will ex
ceed the receipts $651,000. The bonded
debt has been increased in the last year
from f 5,000,000 to $12,000,000.
The courthouse of Marion county, Mo.
wis burned la3t Friday night, with all th8
election returns, before the latter were cer
tiSed to the Secretary of State. The
county gave thirty Democratic majority,
and elected a Democratic member to the
The Commissioner of Infernal Revenue
has decided that dealers in liquor?, on
making returns of distilledspiritaon hand,
are required to draw off into regular bar
rels what at that time may be in their stand
casks, in order that it may be gauged and
'The other day, in answer k a question
a3 to the truth'of the report that he was
about to hold a public recaption at his
residence in Washington, Gen. Grant said
it was incorrect. He thought such a pro
ceeding out of place, and had no intention
to hold one.
A meeting to form a Western Social
Science Organization, was commenced at
Chicago Tuesday, and an informal organi
zation made. Bapers were read by F. B.
Sanborn, of Springfield, Massachusetts, and
F. naitnes, of Springfield, Illinois, nnd
some remarks were made by Dr. Caroline
and Mr. H. D ill, of Baston.
Sidney A. Ilubbell, formerly a Federal
Judge in New Mexico, wa3 Injured some
time ago by explosion of a steamer on the
Mississippi, belonging to the Western
Union Railroad Company. He sued the
corporation in the Unite! States Court at
Chicago for damages, and has recovered
The Cdrrespondencia. says there is reason
fo expect that the Spanish government
will, at an early day, conclude treaties of
peace with Chili and Peru. It attributes
the happy result to the mediation of the
United States, and to the sympathy aroused
in Spain in consequence of the desolation
of Peru and Chili by recent earthquakes.
James St. Clair, one of the four men en
gaged in the robbing of the Alton, Illinois,
bank and murder of the private watchman,
Mr. Filley, a few nights ago, wis arretiel
at Kansas City, Missouri, last Friday.
About 5300 worth of tickets and revenue
stamps, being a part of 5800 worth taken
from the bank, was fonnd on St. Clair. It
is thought this arrest r.ill lead to the c ip-
ture of the rmainder of the robber an l
A Washington special of ths 10:h sa?: .
Leading Kidicals of the moderate school
assert that the legislation of the coming
session will be characterized by modera
tion, and an earnest desire to bring about
a thorough reconciliation of the difficulties
which hare, during the past three years,
contributed so largely to keen up prevalent
sectional agitation ; bat such is not the pro
gramme ot the intense Kadicals. Several
bills of a most obnoxious character have
already been prepared, and will be pre'
sented early in thu session.
At the Lord Mayor's dinner in London.
Reverdy Johnson defended hi hand
shaking policy by saying: "1 have been
greatly criticised fjr the manner in which
I have received and offered civilities while
in this country, but such strictures on my
conduct have not affected the negotiations
which are in progress. However dissatis
fied the people here or at home may be,
they will find there is no ground for such a
feeling, i'he questions at issue between
my government and that of her majesty are
now settled, without touching th? honor of
either nation. If the diplomatic negotia
tions in the future are carried on in the
same spirit, war between England and the
United States will be impossible.
Professor Agassiz began a course of
twenty lectures at Corcell University, New
York, last week.
A Milwaukee lad disappointed the spec
tators by falling from a church tower with
A young man out West alo a cooked rat
on an election bet. it tasted lice young
fight between Miko McCoole and Bill
Ryall, an English pugilist, is arranged.
Mike to put up 53.600 against 52,500.
A young man advertises in a A ew Jer
sey paper for a situation as son-in-law in a
respectable lamiiy. w ouid have no objec
tion, he said, to go a short distance into
A young lady who was rebuked by her
mother for kissing her intended, justified
the act by quoting the passage : "Whatso
ever ye wonld that men should do to yon,
do von even so to them."
The Young Men's Seymour and Blair
Club, of Washington, has been reorganized
under the name ot the -National Demo
cratic Club, the members intendiug to
make it a permanent organization.
Miss Anthony proposes to go into the
paper hanging business. Sao calls upon
her iemaie coaujuiors io iieip ncr paper
Washington all over with petitions for im
Brizham lounc is issuing currency iu
Utah, generally resembling the national
greenback, lbcre is said to be a good
deal of it in circulation, and the Mormon
President finds his banking operation very
AccGidini: to a recent enumeration
there are in Hamilton county, Ohio, (in1
cludinz Cincinnati). 127,843 joiths of
both nexes, between the ages of five and
twenty one. Of these about one-half are
females, and 4,816 colored.
A Providence negro found no difficulty
iu devouring the contents of the dinner-
pails and btskets of fonr fellow-workmen,
the other day. He is in jail, hut will
probably ba released, a the city cannot
aflord to ictu mm.
The Bucyrus (Ohio; Forum good-hum
oredly eays: lhe beatly majorities
which many of the States gave the black
Republican candidates, bear sad testimony
of the ignorance wuicn prevails amon
An Alabama paper sya: "Colonel J
O. Nixon, of the New Orleans Crescer.t, has
hpen annointt-d Turkish Consul for that
port. A pood Turk is said to have a large
harem and no wine cellar. The Colonel,
wa believe, is a gentleman wbosa tastes are
somewhat the reverse of these.
A St. Petersburg piper announces lhat
there are no fewer lusn one thousand
ladies in that city engaged in the remu
nerative art cf fortune-telling. The high
est circles of society furnish the votaries
in these priestesses, who also deal in
Asiatic r.erfumes, and allow gentlemen to
pirrll from tha idlest of curiosities into
their little temples. .
Jacnb Thompson, of Mississippi, Bu
thanau's Stcretary of the Interior, now
llvim? in Montreal, has written a letter.
fdlin" a colomn of the New York Herald,
in which he defends himself, and late
.Wretarv Flovd. from all complicity in
the Indian Trust Fund frauds. He de
clares that it 7ill yet be found that his
administration of the Interior Department
was one of its most efficient if not bril
TnE PRESIDENT ELECT.
Grant's Arrival at
Snccnlatlons as to General
The General Reticent to nis
Correspondence of the New York Herald.
Washington, Not. 9, 18G8. This be
ing the first business day sinco the return
of tho President elect, it was supposed
by many persons that he would, hold a
public levee of some kind, and most of
them, thought it more than probable that
tho headquarters of the army would be
the place. Accordingly, tho rather mod
est looking mansion occupied as head
quarters of the General-in-Chief became
an object of interest to a number of
people who gathered there at an early
hour in the morning in tho hope of see
ing tho great little man arrive. A vigi
lant watch was kept by the curious for
the first glimpse of Grant's black horse
or the appearance of the buggy, which
modes of conveyance were most patron
ized by the General before he left Wash
ington. The General on this occasion,
however, did not adopt either of his
former methods of going to his office. He
sallied out from home on foot about nine
o'clock this morning, and walked leis
urely up Pennsylrania avenue, appa
rently unconscious that he was the ob
ject upon which all eyes were directed.
Jjuring the walk to his otlico ho was
met by several acquaintances, who mani
fested great pleasure at seeing him. A
moment or two was spent in mutual in-
quiriesafter health and general prosperity,
after which the General qnietly pursued
his way. When tho ueneral approached
his headquarters he was observed by
theso waiting for his arrival slow
ly walking through the White House
grounds with his hands in his p&ntoloons
pockets, puffing away at his cigar. He
went immediately into his office, where
he soon began to receive the multitude
of visitors who crowded in to congratu
late him. XTp to about one o'clock he
received the visits of friends, acquaint
ances and strangers ; then he took a re
cess for a short time and left the office,
going through the War Department, the
White House grounds and the ireasury
into Fifteenth street. While passing
through theTreasury the General stopped
at General Spinner's room and paid a
short visit to the "o'.d watch dog of
the Treasury." After an absence of about
three, quarters of an hour he. returned to
his office, where a number of callers had
again assembled, and tho formalities of
presentation and reception recommenced.
Among the distinguished persons who
visited General Grant to-day wero
Colfax, the Secretary of ar,
General Sehofield; Generals Canby,
Emory, Humphries, George H. Thomas
and Terry. Tho two last mentioned are
here to attend the Dyer Caurt of Inquiry.
Senator Morgan and many other promi
nent civilians also called upon him. Most
of those-who calleel Upon tho General in
troduced themselres by their card.
These visitors generally expressed a few
words of congratulation, lor which uen.
Grant briefly returned his thanks, after
which they took their leave and were
succeeded brothers. When a prominent
officer of tho government presented him
self he was promptly admitted, anu re.
tired after a few moments of cotrVorsa-
lion. At tho close of office hoars the
General departed from headuarters about
the same time that the clerks cf his
office left, and very much in the same
manner in a street, passenger car.
During the dar a committee from the
Republican organizations of this city
ailed upon tho General to learn his
pleasure in regard to a demonstration of
welcome, which it was at first intended
to hare on his arriral, but which was
postponed on account ol unforeseen
obstacles. The .General appointed an
hour for tho committee to call upon him
to- morrow, when he promised to advise
with them in regard to tho manner in
which the rejoicing shall be done.
OBANT AND HIS DESIGNS PROBABLE
coitPLBXios or nis caeixet.
At the present time tho mo3t inter
esting topic of conversation hereabouts is
tho probable composition of General
Grant's Cabinet On this subject there
are many claimants to the reputation of
being good cuthonlie?, ana proiouna or
acles are not wanting who can fortell tho
signs of tho times in this respect. They
all have their believers ; but the trutn
is that no other President elect since the
foundation of the g07crnment ever pre
served so rigid a silence in regard to hi3
future course in important State matters
as General Grant, and as a natural conse
quence the vast number of rumors now
floating around contain dui a very iew
well founded facts. It is unmistakably
clear that Grant is desirous of making
his Cabinet selections without consulting
party leaders, and of making them to
suit himself; consequently all thoso
who volunteer their advice in the mat
ter aro treated alike, from the dogmatic
political manager, who assumes to dic
tate to the numoie aspirant ior ircii
dential favor who ventures only to
throw out a suggestion. They are pa-
tiantlv listened to and graciously per
mitted to do all the talkinc. Thus all
such interviews terminate highly un
satisfactorily without a prgmise or eron
a hint that their counsel has taken suf
ficient root to bring forth frnit.
Tt ia an undoubted fact that uenoral
Grant has fully decided to hold himself
entirely aloof from party restraints ; for
lin fuels that in order to be free to act in
all emergencies for the best interests of
the country, ho must not be fettered by
party ties, lie eridentty leois mat, in
both his nomination and election, the
debt of gratitude is as heavy on one side
as it is on the other, ana no regards him
self as absolved from the necessity ot ac
centing at the hands of the Republican
party nominations to important ouice
and plans for jnational exigencies ready
w . .. - ..... I -n
made for him. The earnestness with
which the RflDublican leaders implored
him to bear the standard through tha
Presidential contest, tho consciousness
that the honor was unsought and even
repeatedly declined by him, and that
when at length he acceded to thoir urgent
request ho did so with tho unaerstanu
inn-that ho was to he independent in ac
tion and iust as free to follow the die
tates af his own iudsrment as when he
accepted, under the samo conditions, the
chief command of the nrmiesin tho field,
ustify his reticence on tho subject.
Gen Grant doe3 not keep his thoughts
and views hermetically sealed, as it were,
in his own mind. He ha3 intimato and
confidential friends who have been long
tried in prudence and good counsel, who
still share his confidence to a great ex
tent ; but these friends, knowing the im
portance that the General attaches to se
crecy concerning his futuro rations, are
almost as reticent and reserved as the
General. Nevertheless, although it is
next to impossible to obtain anything in
regard to tho formation of the next Cabi
net that may bo announced by authority,
there aro some slight intimations drop
ped by those who hare opportunities of
knowing, which, when taken in connec
tion with other known facts, form con clu-
uinnt; vrnrthv of mention. Certain of
these intimations lead to the belief t hat
both J. Lathrop Motley and Edtrin
M. Stanton have been spoken of by
Goneral Grant ss excellent men for tjie
office of Secretary of State ; that Admiral
NEW SERIES NO. 68.
D. D. Porter is the likeliest man for
Secretary of tho Nary, and that Gen.
T. M. Schofield will most probably rej
tain the coptrol of the War Department.
These names aro based on something
better than inero conjecture ; but in re
lation to tho other Cabinet positions
nothing more reliable than current ru
mors can be found. One statement I can
mako with great confidence, which is
that tho Cabinet of General Grant is al
ready "cut and dried." The men hare
been determined upon, and the chances
lhat any alteration will be made in tho
list aro exceedingly small. Another
fact in relation to the future conduct of
tho President elect is that all such pro
fessors of political scienco and the art of
sharing out public offices as Wendell
Phillips, Ben. Butler, oa the one side,
and N. B. Forrest, Wade Hampton, C.
C. Vallandigham on the other, may as
well send their advice to the King of Da
homey as to General Grant. A word to
the wise is sufficient.
GKNEBAL OEANT'3 VIEWS OP THE EEPCn
A. statement mado last evening by a
gentleman in whom may be placed im
plicit reliance, and who enjoys excellent
opportunities-to-enable him to speak In
telligently on the subject, may give
some indication of General Grant's posi
tion in relation to tho Republican party.
Ho states that after the. General was
nominated he sat for quite a long time
carefully reading and pondering upon
tho platform adopted by the Convention ;
that ho finally expressed to his confiden
tial friends that he did not like it, and
wa3 in great doubt whether he would
accept tho nomination on that platform.
This coming to the ears of certain lead
ers of tho party they hastoned to call
upon the General, who stated to them
his objections to the platform. This in
telligence was received with no little j
consternation by his visitors, who feared i
that Grant entertained the intention of
declining the nomination. They at once
opened upon him with every conceivable
argument they could bring forward to
induce him to accept, one of which argu
ments was that tho platform need not be
regarded by him in so serious a light it
was simply an enunciation of the great
principles ot the party, necessary only to
mako up tho issues of the campaign.
They urged him to accept at all events,
and to say nothing more about tho plat
form. Many other arguments of a simi
lar character were used, it is said, which
gave Grant to understand that they
wanted him to accept the nomination, if
even it had to bo on a platform of his own
ANOTHEn CANDIDATE FOU THE TREASURY.
Since Grant called on Spinner to-day
another likely man for the Treasury De
partment has been mentioned. Mr. Spin
ner is that man. Sa, quid nuncs and
gossippers, put this and that together.
THE OENERAL CAPTE2D I1Y ONE OF THE
It turns out that General Grant was
captured on Saturday evening last on his
arrival at the depot here by one of the
Butler family, the members of which
have a war of keeping accurately posted
in regard to Grant's morements. this
was not the Taliant Ben, howover, who
had the General in his power for a mat
ter of ten minutes on Saturday night, but
John Butler, Sam Ward's" coachman,
who, learning that the General was com
ing, and finding no carriage in waiting,
drove up tho railroad track and picked
him up. Grant offered him five dollars
for his trouble, which John refused, but
asrreed finally to accept two -dollars and
an odd quarter, which the General insis
ted he should take to invest in a cock.
IIoiv Mock UambllDfr Is Conducted In
What arc "Puts?"' asked a greenhorn of
a man in Wall street. Hell, replied the
Irttter, if I give you a certain sum, flay ten
dollar, on condition that you allow me, at
any time I please, within a certain period,
say three month from to-day, to give you
a cow-hiding, I have bought and you have
sold what in stock exchange parlance
means "a put." When you get the hid
ins you wonld be the man pat cpon, ana x
would be the putter.
Serioujly, asked our friend the green
horn, what is meant by selling puts of gold,
cr puts of stock?
Well, ssid the other, 1 will try to ex
plain. UJld l ssiiiig lo-aay, iiaiguai a
- ...... , t i .
at 100; 1 inmK it win go mncn inner ;
von think otherwise : I eav I will give yon
$500 ifyou will allow ma to put 520,000
of gold on you at any lime within tne next
six months, at 130. If you accept my of
fer I pay the oo00 cah down, and yoa
tand to be "put on altos onot ar,
during the next nix months. If gold gpe
down to 120 I buy 520,000, which I can
mike you take from meat ISO within the
specified time, and if I do 33 I make 3,
600 by the operation ; but I may buy at
120 in three months, so a nave pieniy oi
lime to look abent me, and if the market
goes up again to 150 before the expiration
of ths six months, I sell at that figure and
make 55300 net by the operation, then,
of course, I take no mora notice of you'
Yon hive got yoar S)00 acd no gold put
in that case, saiu me greennorn, i uivb
th hest of the bargain. I have made the
5500 without any risk, while, if gold had
not gone below 150, you would have losr
But dunuose. said the knowiDK cne, that
when vou saw cold going down with arun,
you had sold 320,000 at 125 to protect your
self against the right I had to put it on you
at 130, where would yon have Deen wnen
th a pold had risen to ov. anu you ioanu
yourself liound to deliver $2(000 at 125,
t .-L K.nlrl in i-nnnn.nr(i
of hnyini- aoM me that "out 7 Any way,
nlllLu yi-u iia twiuwiui. . .
you see I could only have lost S500, but
you COUtd not nave loiu wu.n your iikd
might nave oeen.
Suppose, again, said our Wall Street
man, that I buy from you to day (Auga.t
1 a nut of Eriea at 63. which 1 think
mnih hevond their value, eivine vou 55000
fririllowint? me to nut 1000 shares of said
stock upon you at 05, within three month.
I wait until it goes down to 35, and then I
Unv tlm 1000 shares which I can make you
i.irofrnm meat 63: then if the market
,in-nnt rally before the expiration of
three month, I put it on you as per con
il make S30.000 by the operation
ti, Safino naid for the put. making
ilio net triin tn me. and loss to vou, 23,000
a the result of such a gambling tran-ac
If von want tu understand the matter
r.rnnrimpnl allv. co and ask tar friend
he broker, to sell " a put" for
you ; then you will find out all absut it
frcm actual experience. If, however, you
-;n im irni.led hv me. I will eive you tho
n nrlviee! which Punch save to the
mn that was coins to be married Dos't,
A New York special of the 10th says
The uccert3inty in regard to the policy
nii mnvmnenta of the Treasury JJepart
meat unsettles mercantile conhdence anu
tend to undermine the national credit.
Every interest is injured thereby, except
ing that ot the speculators wun tne requi
site information. Wall street looks otnin
nn, Tim fcc-linz continues very unset
itil nml another breikdawn in stocks,
.ml wrpit nanic is feared. It may com
any moment. Experienced capitalists do
not expect a tavorauie nnanciai cuuui
tion this ytar. Parties are still paying i
nor cent, ner day for money, notwithstand
in" the reported ease. There is a great
strain on many houses, which may m
pedd at any time.
Vicesof Americans. A recent medical
writer Btatea that the vices of the Ameri
can character may he briefly summed up
as follows . 1st. An inordinate passion
for riches. 2d. Overwork of mind and
timW In the nnrsuit of business. 3d.
TTrniiiB hnrrvand excitement in all the
affairs of life. 4th. Intemperance in
eating, drinking and smoking. 5th. A
general disregard of the laws of life and
I,ET US HAVJ3 PEACE.
Grant's IMeelses nnd Profession loi
ter from Geriitt Smith to Presides
Peterboro, Not. 4. President Grant
Honored and Dear Sir: Pardoalhis letter
Pardon my irrepressible impatience to
write ifc I learn to-day that you are made
President of the United Slates ; and I can
not wait, even until to morrow, to say to
yoa what my while soul urges me to
to you. Before the election your exhorti
tiotfto your countrymen wa-, "Let us have
peace 1'' To this exhortation, as sublima
as it is concise, their reply, in the voice of
the e!e;tion, Is, also, "Let us have peacif
What yoa then asked of them, they now
ask of you. What you then called on them
ti do, they have now put in your power to
do, and now call on you to do. What,
however, is the peace which you asked for,
and which, in turn, you are asked for? Is
it of a superficial and evanescent charac
ter ? Or is it that deep and enduring pesce
whose foundations are in nothing short of
natnre and reawn, justice and religio'n?
The chief thing for which I took np my
pen was to remind you of the deep desire
of many hundred thousands, who voted for
you, tohaveyouradrainiatratioa eignalized
by ita cordial recognition of the equal
rights of all races ot men ; by its down
right and effective assertion that no man
loses rights by being borne in a skin of one
color instead of another; and by its faith
ful, warm-hearted and successful endeavors
to rid our country of this Iot and brutal
antagonism of races. What your adminu
tration ihcdl be in other respects is of compard'
titebj little consequents. Confident, however,
may all be that, if right in this most com
prehensive and vital respect, it will b
right In every other essential one.
Eatirely reasonable is the confidence lhat
your admlstration, if it maintains the
equal rights cf all our races of men, will
not fail of responding to all the essential
claims of justice. Of co wrong to the na
tion's creditors will it be guilty. For uni
versal suffrage it will be unyielding no:
merely because, as the right to life, liberty
and property is natural, so participation in
the choice of those, at whose offioial dis
posal these possessions so largely lie, must
also be a natural right; but because all
have seen that nothing short of the ballot
in the hands of those, who hs.7e recently
emerged from slavery, can sirs them from
being thrust back into it. The govern
ments which President Johnson set up in
the South recognized no political rights in
black men ; aad, straightway, these gov
ernments set to work to re-enslave them.
It matters not. as regards my argument,
that this new slavery was not literal chat
tel slavery. It had none of the allevia
tions incident to chattel slavery, and was.
on the whole, more oppressive ami cruel.
I saw, in your letter of August, 1363,
that you had not, in your early life, made
human rights one of you studies. Never
theless, that, in the high office to whlc'a
ycu were chosen yesterday, you will prcv i
yourself to be their enlightened, impartial
and successful defender, I cannot docbt
For, like the martyred and immortal L"r
coin, yon are above the stupidity of nc".
being able to change, and aoove tne weait
ncss of being ashamed to change. Ineleed,
whilst, in your letter to which I have re
ferred, you say that formerly you had not
been "an Abolitionist not even whatcoull
be called anti slaverj" you do, ia the
same letter, acknowledge yourself to have
advanced so far as to icsist on the abolitioa
of slavery, and oo there being no peace
which permits the existence of slavery
Moreover, in auther of your letters write j
in the same month, you reach thealti'aJ
of declaring that "'human liberty is tho
only foundation of human government
Better still i your r,esnt eleciaratiaa t
Mr. Colfax that, in your Presidency, "ws
ehall have theetron arm ef the Exectf ive,
reprc-eoting the will and majesty of a
mighty people, declaring and insurinjj fa
every citizen, black or white, rich or posr,
b he humble or exalted, the safeguard ct
the nation. aJ protecting him from ever
wrong with the hieid -f our uatiJL;
strength." tvi!, (et of all tJ prove yensr
discernment mJ appreciation e.f hu
man rights and your tiJelily to them
wi3 your acceptance of your nom'na
tioa and of ihe righto i principle cf
the Republican pTty. Tha graudcsl of
all thee prlBeiptes ia ho slavery
but universal suffrage: for the hall A
u ih nsiebtiest projection of it ros
seor nt only km sJavery but from
other wrosg. That uuivral suffrage h
one of the fvMfiplw et the Republican
party i niani(ejt from its being it t. i j
the District of Columbia, llnl this art?
as clear a Constitutional right to 'et up in
the loal -S .ate?, all lhoe Mate w u!J,
also, have been blessed with it. The ex'irj
f C meres on the queMton surJrage in
the disloyal States was under tin- iawcf
war as "the exercise of therigL. tT ths
riorin your eariy nw mi yem uae tna
lead in saving a nation. But, when Ihe
me caine for vou to do so, yon did sc:
and did so successfully, triumphantly. Nor,
in early life, had yon heard thecal! toteip
riv-? ont of your country this mean and
murderous antagonism of race-. Sic; 2
then, hosrever, you have heard it, and bavj
been obeying it. And, nor, safely cm
your comtry rely on your wisdom and
justice ior what more sne neeu at yoir
hands, lnese qaantie, fo eminent u
you, have faithfully and fully met all tie
claims, which your country has, iu quick
succesMon, laid upon you. Not less faith
fully and tally will they meet all her re
maining claim opoa yoo. Anil weil, loo,
may Bhe truit that He, who has trough:
you into the Chief Magistracy "for euca
a time as this," will both show your tru;
work, and give you head, heart and ban I
to do it
I cannot forbear saying that co small
ground of my rejoicing in your election Is
your charitable judgment and generc:
treatment ot the .loutn. warmly uiu i
approve the easy terms on wuicn yoti
allowed General Lee to surrender. Your
nbseauent report of the temper of the
t'outh, after a too hasly tour through it,
bowed that you .were capable ot tomin
charitable judgment of even a recent
foe. Far too favorable a tin report b
thought to be, it, neverlheles?, would have
been born out in a high degree, had cat
theso bad men aniongit the leaders of tho
Northern Democracy hell back the Smth.
from accepting the situation, ac:!
pushed her forward to the indecent acl
preposterous inversion of claiming for the
conquered the right to dictate term to the
conqueror. And how monstrous theso
terms ! nothing less than lhat the naucn
should again put under the fest cf
the wicked while men, who ha !
taken up arms to destroy her,
the forgiving and magnanimous black
men, who had taken up arms to save her
No fear need be entertained that, iu yot:r
undertakings or measure for peaceable acd
... . . . . i - . -
affectionate relations oeiween me t,r:i
and the South, you will lay all the blasts
cf our civil war on the bontli. lnasmcrii
as the North i scarcely Issa responsib::
than theSonlh for slavery, yon will judj.
and rightly, too, that ehe ia scarcely lew
rcnonnible for the war, which grew out cf
it. Whenever there is a man who, because
he became the enemy of hi country, was
Eubjected t rolilical disabilities, there is a
msn who you wouiu uavereiieveu oi mesi
as soon as there is proof that he has again
hppnme its friend. Bu:, on the other han l.
you will rearij no man as the friend ct
i wlu, urt rJ if.win Ilia n.lff!l!i!-
ni-s iouufci, " i... V
because that neighbor stands up ior it?
equal rights of all the races of men.
I close my letter with saying I I.ke t
belL-vethat the motto of your admiciUra
tion will he: "A man's a man.' Tha
spirit of such a motto pervading our lanu
will make it a land of peace. The wh'.ta
and the black man will be at peace wita
each other the Nerth and the South; an J
this peace, because f juaded in uncbaue
ble nature instead of shifting human e
pediencr, in the Divine constitution c.
things instead of human and conventional
arrangement, will be a thorough nnd a
permanent peace. I scarcely need ad.' tha:
the identifying o' your administration
with the sublime anil Christian doctrine r.I
the oneness of the children of men w:U
the sublime and Christian doctrine tha:
everv man is every other man's brother
and "God the common and equal Father c Z
them all will not only make ours tL
happiest nation upon earth but will ma!:c
it to all other nations a surpassingly grur;
and influential example of casting dowr.
the barriers of race anil setting up in (luur
stead the law of istpartial justice an! th
reign of fraternal love.
With the highest respect for your virtu. J
and the deepest gratitude fur your service,
to our beloved country.
A gentleman who had been victimized
by a notorious borrower, who always fjrct
to pay, called Lim oee of the most promis
ing men of his acquaintance.
gelora in the atnecsty.