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OOK'JMSSlOJAL PROCEEDINGS. . , f ,
Jan. 19. AVnflte Mr.'rerry introduced a
joint resolution fHTW1'"? an wentBfit
the Constitntlon thief j'Vttrage shall. tviO re;
tricted on aerounToTsex fir any otber"reiHi
that des not )!! to nil citizens. Kcferreu.
A numlierot privatt bills pa4ta Tltf Wllto
prevent cruelty to animals irt .sixwiii
was taken up as the siiecial order and consid
ered at mine lemrth Hohm Mr. bailey
(K-,N. Y.) introduced a biH relating to the
Inter-OceanicCaiiiU. It ream-sts t he IVesident
to invite theco-operalion of the Governments
ol the principal maritime nations of fcurope
in tlie selection of a route of the Isthmus ship
transit which shall le found to serve most
lanrelv tlie rrtieral utrepi luimjn
limin mill t climuii 4l' . k IV V-
meuts the dewte. r . V'" V t'V.J ." .iT:
lite . OT tm .iTfn 'ifiu-iffv
ivttnn trt mn
to an owo", mu'''.':
nejtralitvof such inioMKi ami' u
T-..rwi ni 191.1 introduced a lull
nornna a constitutional amendment in regard
to the election of lfesident and lce-lTesi-dent,
providine for thoir election by a ma
jority of the votes of the people, and for the
abolition 01 the hlectoral Colienre. Mr. Wells
(I)., Mo.) intodiieea a mu creawnir i. u. r.:iu
nv authorizing it to Beinii- -aucfl
ritrht of way a It may iieeu, proyiu
Inir that the wovk of construction shall
be commenced within two years and com
pleted within seven years from the passage of
this act, and that li said work be so com
menced no pranw shall be granted by the
United Mate to anv other company or cor
pora t km within M years. It authorizes
the l'rcsident to detail two ships of war to
assist Capt. Kadi In making such full
and complete mrvcyr. as mm appear
necessary, and appropriates f200,000 to be im
mediately available to defray the costs inci
dent to these purveys. Mr. Cox (!., 1.)
oflerod a resolution tendering the hall of tlie
House to Mr. l'aniell for his address. The
proposition met with some orjKsition, but
was finally agreed to 96 to 4-
Jas. 20. Senate Mrog,'by.ty!ueit,
-presented a petition of stjldjersjor tli pitssr
age of the Weaver bill. tor the pafav nt to
soldiers of the difference between greenback's
and gold. In presenting he.,ltitfmhe dc-:
sired ainiply to say he thought TTlo bin
referred to was one of the greatest
pieces of demaaogism ever . invented in
Congress, and he i rrtrtirted the. Boldiers
were deceived into signing a jH'titioii in its
favor. After passing several unitaportant
bills the Senate tookup ast1iepHalirVth
bili to prevent cruelty to' animals M trans
portation, and several propose! ameud-
nients were discussed Jlonse Among
the bills referred was one intro
duced bv Mr. Culberson (D., Tex.) for the dis
continuance of the National banking system.
Mr. Ellis (I)., La.) introdmed a joint reso
lution, which was referred, appropriating
fVKl.OtW for the suffering people of Ireland. Mr.
Warner fI)..O.i mM-oUueeu nui,wini
(states bonds iiiatiuTtjain lw
mom i 111? hour eon
me 11111 reunion .luiniuni ......t.
Mr. ISuckner (1., Mo.), who had charge of the
u cnarfii' tn n
k.) had spoken,
s question. Mr.
1.111, 'l ..1. c-.
K. Y.) and liounsberry (U., X. V
he would demand the previous (ju
t't-itt.'iut.'ii 1 hen took the floor.1 speaking lrom
the center of the hull. :'iivm h v-ry wig" of ,
the Greenback lton Opn,' ' as ue exjiiertscu. it.
He asserted (hat legal tndLv nofpi. iu yuie of
peace, were a public snare and i political de'
vice. The House tken further considered in
Committee of the Whole the report of the
Committee on the Revision of Utiles.
Jan. 21. Senate Mr. Bayard's resolution
for (ho withdrawal of the legal-tender
quality of I'nited States notes was taken np,
nnd Senator T.eck made a speech in op
position thereto. Mr. Coke obtained the
floor, but yielded to amotion by Mr. Voorhees
that the Senate go into executive session
Haute Mr. Sparks (1)., 111.). Chairman of the
Committee on Military Affairs, reported back
the bill for the relief of Gen. Kitz John l'orter,
accompanied with the majority report there
on. Mr. MeCook (It, X. V.) presented a mi
nority report. ISotli reports were oixlexed
printed and the bill made the special iirflcf,
lor the i:uh of Kebruarv. Mr. MeMahon ,11.,
.), lrom the Committee on App:xpria-
: ..1 ... 111. iiiti-niroit.
of fees of Marshals and Uvuity Barsl Jotf-
fiscal vear ending Juue Si. lsst). Ordered
printed and recommitted. The morning hour
was consumed bv the discussion of the bill
requiring one-haif of bank reserves to be kept
In coin. Mr. Townshend (I)., 111.) argued
against the bill as being in favor of National
banks and adverse to the interest of the neo
ple. Mr. Bnckner (I).,Mo.), who has charge
of the bill, arirued that the whole scope and
object of the bill is to get into circulation some
of the immense mass of gold and
silver coin now lving unused in the vaults of
the Treasury. In conclusion he moved the
previous question, deprecatinr discussion on
tlie general question of finance, which, he
argued, was not rclctrtMO ttir oilWi all. The
morning hour expiri-d before a vote on the
previous question could lK-tfikcn.- Tctlonse1
went into Committee of the WhoJeon Tuvijsioa
of the rules. ,
J ax. 22. Senate- -Debate upon Mr. Bay
ard's financial resolution was continued, Mr.
Coke speaking thereon. aV 3fcilatiiHi fwaS
adopted, directing tlf SecVrtary fcf'thetnte'
rior to furnish information p '&.' fling Jand
grants to railroads, and what roads had
failed to comply with the requirements
of said grants. Adjourned till Monday......
Item Consideration was resumed of Itni k
ner's Uank-reservc bill, and it was rejected by
a vote of 7 veas to 15s nays. The House then
went into Committee of the Wholeoc revision
of she rules.
Jax. 2X Senate Sot in session
jfiwm Heporte of a private nature were
called, after which Mr. Horr(K.,Mich.) replied
In a humorous vein to some personal remarks
of a similar character made by Mr. Cax (I).,
K. Y.) on the previous day. The debate af
forded much amusement to the members
and spectators, manvwif twvWXirSbXi
Mr. Springer (I)., 111".! introduci-d hill an-,
thori.ing certain booVs atid 'Olneiitoes ill
possession of the GotcritiitfTtt To pTnceiT
In Memorial Hall of the Lincoln Monument
Association, Springfield, 111. Tased.
The President has nominated James Rus
sell Lowell, present Minister to Spain, to be
Minister to England; John W. Fostee,
ent Minister to Mexico, to be Mftii&cB Jo
Russia; Lucius Fairchiid, prescn'4Jpnsul '
General at Paris, to be Minister.fe fcpkinjf
and Philip II. Morgan, Louisian,to b Mfn
ister to Mexico. , .r
The following additional 'tatfrnlnatirinfl have
been made by the President: Eli II. Mur
ray, Kentucky, Governor of Utah Territory;
William J. Fhillips, U. S. Marshal, Eastern
District, Texas; John McXeii, U. S. Marshal.
Eastern District, Missouri; August Ash, U.
S. Marshal, Nevada.
SaviniM Building aud Leetu ma
Washington, D. C, has defaulted in $2.",000.
Terry was for many years connected with
the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and
Abandoned Lands, under Gen. O. O. IIow
iird. He lost heavily in speculating in Gov
ernment claims of various kinds.
CapUin Eads has made a requisition upon
the United States Treasury for the first six
months' installment of the interest on the de
ferred payment of one million dollars held as
necurity by the Government for the mainte
nance of the Jetty channel. Under the terms
of the contract, as decided by the Attorney
Genenl, Capt. Eads is entitled to draw in
terest tX 5 per cent, per annum on this sum
for the period of 10 yeirskriWltiMtit io $V;-'
000 each year, in addition to the $100,000 pay
able quarterly for the maintenance of the
A committee of the National Woman's
Suffrage Association, consisting of Mrs.
Wallace of Indiana, Lucinda B. CamUer-e
Peoria, 111., Susan B. Anthony an'4 etters,
cn the 23d had a hearing otfoW tie (in.l&
Judiciary Committee on th'sMbjeet'of y
Sixteenth Amendment to thoenfcfRutroiiy
extending the franchise to ,6ieBJ lit ' ti '
The Senate Committee on Privileges nd"
Elections on the 22d ordered ..W. ttittnimy J
in the Kellogg case closed, and allowed eoun
1 u-At-B in which to nrenare their ar-
vci . " v v - 1 J
ruments, to 1 submitted on TrftfBht tmear J "X" , " jLw i. ' - JH, ,3
A Washington dispatch ff We'SSf sa4 'OiTtlrf maTtairbtTfiejrury rtood li
Information has been received at the De-. for acquittal to one lor cannrfion Ihtrial
rartment ol the Interior that there is ' lasted 63 days.-
Eiavement on foot to organize a band ct Arthur Jordan, a negro, eloped with and
the purpose of raidin3trt1 of ffiaW5ii'rmafrred the' weak-minded daughter 6f a re
tbe Indian Territory. The parties en- Bpectald" wht feiwtr H-Fiifcrrctj;
1 1- .1 V V.... tiA?v VoaitriMfM4
rr,..v.-.- tr.n..c xh ir,r nn.rt-..t
. . I 1 I
;u listribnta troons so as to 8UPtnitatAiiM du. m
check such movement as sopn a it i atr i
E4 wwy gefrnrt fssrr 1&ISr2SSt,iae
K(4ioiith Ihc Ute dilcfration, although
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Luiiy; First, to nave treaty provisiuns wui
Lth tfen-ender of offenders carrio-out so
that the participants In the Hhite tuver
piurders pan be tried ; C MWood, vto
arrangements wnn me
er-ffi"nir the Injtrries
that ri th
threatened to be inflicted upon
Lthem-by the border population, of Colorado,
aiid which certainly wkl cie It the
srnt boundarbs of the reservation were pre
full compensation for every piece of land
they may cede to the United States, and a
safe and advantageous settlement for the fu
ture. .WEST ASTD SOUTHWEST. .
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JP The menagnnerit of tb Lmiisville; Xask-
i.vni.Vn raw bnihrnDinniil hivankjriJ
cnasca a majority or the hock in tne ;an
ville, Chattanooga aiid St. Louis Railway.
Under this atrangement the entire line from
Hickman, Ky., to Chattanooga, with several
branches, passes into the hands of the L,
K. and G. S., giving that company control of
n.HKToaA belBgjui Ingest
ytm-n the eiiwre'SoflthV ---- .--
Mrs. Margaret Tumy, aged TO, a lady liv
ing in the suburbs of Cincinnati, became
possessed by an hallucination thit she had
no stomach, and could not be induced either
to eat .a morsel of, iood or drink a drop of
water. For 30 dayi, as vouched by her fam
ily and physicians, nothing entered into her
stomach, and at the expiration of that period
she died from actual starvation.
Three mills of the Miami Towder Com
panyf --near Yellow, Syrians, Greene County,
O., exploded on' the 19th, killing two men,
Taggart and Carney. The mills and ma
chinery' trtft demolished. '
James Boyd's large pork-packing es
tabM shin cot,' at Omaha, with over $200,(KX)
worth of provisions,was burned ou the night
of 'the 18th? Insured for about one-half of
, At Lancawer, Peoria County, III., on the
lt, A. C. Barnes shot and prolAltlj fatally
wounded Mattie Ford, who had" rejected his
addresses, and then put a bullet into his own
On the 17th Major Morrow again came up
with Yict6rTaTn' the 'Saii Mateo Mountains
and drove him from his position. Lieut
French was killed and two scouts were
wounded. Enemy's low not known.
diiactiHies will pass over without an Indian 1 be no
wwniru win bt a graaj ueneno. to wi party.
ntrr ger.cTolly" '' Thu d, to secure lor them effect
IM, X 11-
under tn auspices ))t JhA 'iayor and
uiuier iuc ausiiecp wi -ajor ami
I her promlnents.clms, ? afj which a
: , 4: J".Jr i , .,
T ifncYai collection was taken up for the
destitute in Ireland. Arrangements have
been made for IrncHmeetJugs In nearly
Ul, tlie principal citiot andtbwnsof the AVcst
and South.' . .. vy ' : - "
Rohrer, the defaulting Cashier of the Lou
isville Savings-bank, ha been locked up in
Jail. His deficit is now said to exceed IfllO,
000. General Randall- L.-"ihson, Democrat has
been elected United States Senator from
Louisiana, to succeed Senator Kellogg, whose
term expires iu 18S3.
In response to a letter from Gov. St. John
to Jay Gould, setting forth the destitution
of the farmers in the frontier counties, at
jvas:tvrud bf.tlb: frttcrffi list jtl"r
-prohs, tljc'latter tefegraphed tne Gow'nor
to draw upon him for f.".00Q.lo be exnended
as he? nnyi'i ttiloi the purji sa itWraateiij
The Governor at once purnre4 two ear
loads of flour and meal and a large quantity
of bacon, which will be distributed in Sheri
dan, Gove and AVallaee Counties, where the
principal destitution exists.
The Sprinwr heirs, to the number of over
200, held a convention in St. Louis, on the
21st, to consult as to the best means of get
ting possession of the estate they lay claim
to. This comprises the entire site of the
city of Wilmington, Del., and a large money
deposit lh. a bank in Sweden. '' . ' -
':A lafge business' Imilding at Cherryyale,
Ivans.Vocciipietl on th first floor by a fttrni
ture'store ftnd'the upper' flwrS by the
Globe priuting-ofliee and sleeping apart-iHeutsyj-
burjiod- on the nighty of the
23st. si Six iaen were sleeping in the
huilUKig, thiTe ot'whom escaped by Jump
ing to the ground. Ed. S. Henderson, fore
man of the Gldbe'otRce, and Wm. McClain,
a printer, were burned to death; and C. C.
Kinlock, a railroad man, was badly burned,
although not fatally.
The heaviest snow storm of the season pre
vailed throttgrloTtt "vTTseoiisin on the 21st
and 22d. In the northern portion of the
State the snow is from 20 to 40 inches deep,
and lumbermen are Jubilant over the pros
pects. mpirTJrVrfJflttff; F-rymaster U. .TWa.s!
rreentlT rt.hhtd of S-JOjD00 while on ins w.m
rtrom Forf Lvarptfrt)rtTrto Fort Rehtf. rhf-
tieulars not given.
Hon. J. Z.George.Domocrat, has been elect
ed United States Senator from Mississippi,
to succeed ?cnator Bruce, whose term ex-
I Hoik Randall Civ Gibson of t Louisi ina,
ihn is Do'Jsujpeeed Mr. Kellogg in the Unitrd
States Senate, is .i.' Keutuokian 1r birth and
about. 4eiu ol .'M'lle frsduatenaH
Yale in 1S.")3, and afterwards studied law.
During; The). labs War he was a; division com
mander in the Confederate service, and at
the close of the struggle resumed the prac
tice of his profession. He Is now serving
his third term in the House of Representa-
elect from Mississippi, is a resident of Jack-
-f't V J(
large experience upon the bencn.
He is also known generally to the profession
as the compiler of several volumes of State
Charles H. Hardin was hanged at Farm
ington, St. Francois County, Mo., on the
lid, for the murder of Robert Ferguson in
October '"St. Tbpo'rdnrott man was emi
grating from Cherokee County, Kans., to
Columbia, Tenn., and the murder was com
mitted for the sake of plunder.
EAST ASD SOUTHEAST.
The Republican Executive Committee of
Bergen County, N. J-, have adopted a reso
stioTeqiiM! Hjm.'C. VL Voorhfs, Hera
ber of Congfee1! Tromtne Fifth Congressional
District, to resign. Mr. Yoorhis was Presi
dent of the First National Bank of Hacken
sack and the nackensack Savings-bank,
which recently failed, with liabilities of
.ovr, $300,000 and nominal assets. Mr.
Toothls' t8' Deen Indicted
misappropriation of funds.
arid al standi cyrfceflpktth fth Irime
tf e 4? taat ha, is innocent of all criminal in
tenf or aotiod, and will make good his de
fease be fere It proper legal tribunal.
The Juit In the case of Rev.-' Herbert H.
nay den, on trial atfiW, JJaien,ono for
1. r. , nm V, ... c ,
TiU Us was arrested upon a cnarge 01 mis-
anxLlorW eTTTfOn rhwigMoftT
11 i-' r- 1 '1 ' ii 1 'till m Vfi imm "raliii - T,itl4
bf . a- mob . and Ranged to, a-rtre,- j ; Jordan it
15:tnapoii' pn l&e SlstWl spoke .Ja theJVhren?nd.' one foreign, newspaper
Tie' deserted w favor of his white inam
orata. A.borribejnmrder, which followed upon a
erimeVt'ltf blacker, occulted at Groton
Ridge,Tiear i.yer, Mass., on she 17th. The
Ttctim'was Miry C. Crew, aged 28, wife of
Joseph; Crew,' a farmer,- Mr, Crew left
borne' at noon, and - upon hts return
at about 8 p. m., he found his wife
ty1n"dcad In a bea'6bfii,,'hof three times
in the head and once in the breast. A neigh
bor who called at the house during the aft
pui-Itemoon found Mrs. Crew engaged hi eon
versation with a stranger, whose ostensible
ourpweirarwbTrf Tartn." There seemsto
doubt that; this man was the guilty
and efforts were at oace put forth to
hisamst::r ;"1 . ' ' ' ' : '
Representalfves1 Rnmberger,' Petroof and
Clarke of the Pennsylvania Legislature, ex
State Treasurer- fvemble, and se'eral other
prominent politicians and lobbyists of that
State have been Indicted for bribery in con
nect wnriUi the Riot Claims act.-. , l
pet. heanes, colored,, was hanged at us
we TCYl. oti the 21rf. for the murder of
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Eldridge G. ReweV, 'an aged farmer, in June
last. The culprit made a inweh upon the
gallows, confessing the crime, which he laid
to strong drink. , ; - ;r; . '! '; -i
Gen. Charles, R. Braytoa, . Postnjaster.at
Providence, R. I., is a defaulter to the Gov
ernment to the amount of f 10,000 or over. His
bondsmen are said to be good for the amount.
His successor has been appointed.
FOTSKI02. 1. '''
Serious riots occurred at Pesth, Ilnngary,
in consequence of the fatal shooting of Herr
Yerhoray, editor of the ELlenor and Radical
member of Parliament, by Baron Maithenyl.
It is claimed that the nobility sought to de
stroy Yerhoray and put forward the Baron,
who is the best pistol .shot in the Empire
for the purpose. The n.ob attacked the
club-house most frequented by the aris
tocracy, and were not dispersed until the
military had been called out.
'Jules Favre, the eminent French statesman
and Republican member of the Senate forthe
Department of the Rhone, and also member
of the French Academy, died on the' 10th,
' The City of Tokio, .Japan, has been de
vastated by another conflagration, the third
within seven years. : The lire broke out on
the 26th of Deceiuherwid swept the city like
a whirlwind. .Miles of ground, were laid
waste, 15,000 homes' destroyed and 50,000
persons made destitute. ' The loss of life i
reckoned at 100, although the precise num
ber can not be ascertained. " A considerable
part of the foreign district was destroyed,
office the Tokio Times. The Legation
of the United Statps was in danger, but es
caped unharmed.' ' Extraordinary meas
ures of relief were infttfuted by the Gov
ernment authorities afnd private individuals',
and no efforts are spared to sHeviate. the
suffering, but all these are necessarily insof
ficicnt. ' 1 .
Another terrfble .mine explosion has oc
curred in the Lycett Colliery, at Xewcastle-under-Lyme,
England. The disaster oc
curred on the morning of the 21st, in What
is known as F.r -Lady- Pit." There were
some 70 persons working'' in the pit at the
time of the explodioa, every one ef whom
was taken out dead or in a dying, condition.
It is only a few 'months ago. that a similar
explosion occurred in the, same, pit by which
six lives were lost'ahd man v .were badly. iu-
Gen. Grant and fcartv. including Gen.
.Sh'J'ilJB jipdifo Arrived at ilavana on the
i uey . ..wpre met upon tneir ar
rival by a - '.deputation' 1 of ' civil
and military officers,, who, tendered
them the hospitalities of, the city. . Gen.
Grant intends to spend about a month in
Cuba and adjacent Islands, when he will re
turn to the United States via Mexico.
Severe earthquake shocks occurred in tlie
island of Cuba on the night of the 22(1 and
morning of the23d,"auslnggreatexcitement
and terror among the inhabitants, as they
.wete fhe first ever experienced on the island.
There was no damage done at Havana, al
though it is reported that,buiJUiogp wore, in
jured at San Cristobal. . Severa shocks hive
occurred reeenlly in South and Central Amei
formally IVtoketi grhnihil for'
his Jter-ofjratjie Canal, Xitidcr'fhe authority
of the Rcptiblic of Colombia,' and wtth'flie.
blessing of the Church in .tuts ptrstm.o tu4'
Bishop of Panama. . ..:,.) lic'trifi
Henry M. Stanley, tlie Aiuericait.cxplorej
has established the first Belgian ,t,r;uyug ts
tion in Congo, near 1 allala, which place
claimed bv both England and Porfufrat.'"
The distress in Irelajul has been
vated by a spell of cold weather. Contrilm
tions for relief are eouiljig in liberully ffttit
various sources and Jrer,,boing'jHQicioiisty
distributed, bjit.the destitujiou ii so great
aiid widespread that inuchVufferiii? is inev-
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c.Exm.vL.7 ' :
Another important, railway consolidation
has been effected that of the Union Pacific
and Kansis Pacifii; Railways. Tho move
jnaatwas engineered by Jay Gould,, who
owns about five-sevenths of tb Kansas Pa
cific stock. ' ' ' " . ' .
I4iiiel Barrett, Supreme President of the
C'atHlic Mutual Benefit Association tif the
United States and,Canada, died sudtliml? In
Mi'diha, K. Y., on 'the 23d. . ."
The attention of Edison having been
called to the doubtof some Ffench scien.
tists concerning the,' stability of the tariion
horse-shoe, and the claim, that ft gradu
ally wastes away by decoiupositMn, h said:
"A complete answer to that. ; is the
actual., result.. I can state , that, the
oTdeit jawp in my laboratory, after burning
503 hours, had Jt' electrical' resistance
measured, and thqrc-as not-a difference of
one-tenth of an ohm from the time when it
was originally put; it circuit. ( The surface
of this carbon, which. .burned' 305 hotirs, is
as bright to-day as it ita, the day when first
put in, whereas oxidization makes carbon
black." , , 1 ' " ' . ;
THE TKOITJI.E8 IN JM.4INE. . : V.'.
The Republican Legislature mtt;: otl the
10th and elected sorne. Minor. officers.- Seo'
retary of State Chadbourne sent a communi
cation to the Legislature announcing the fttcW
that the State seal bad not been turned over
to him, jWid the returns of votes are not on
file Att ' erder was pasped by the House
providing for the purchase' of a iiew seal
should the State seal net be found. The
State-house was guirded by a large military
and police force, under,, command of Major
Nye. At about 4 'pl.'m,' Govii Smith, Mr.
Lamson, President of the Fusion Senate,
Talbot, Speaker of the House, and a number
of members of both feonses.'appeared at the
gate leading to the State-house and individ
ually demanded admission, -which was" ev
erally rtf usedthem by theoffleerin command.
The presiding officers of tije two houses then.
called their respective bodies to order upon
the sidewalk, when a formal ' protest
,was made against their exclusion from the
f State-house "by a usurping body, after
which they adjourned to meet at Union Hall
on the following dayrr-At itight the Ftwion
i sts held an open-air iudign.Uion meeting, at
which, fberejraSjar hi 5 cmwd aii4 , great, ex-.
citemeht, " although ''none . liut . peaceful
Liacofures were advocated by' the principal
f speakers. ! V ''- V'tj
Jhe Republican Legislature, dn the-20th
mtm-trfl concurrent msohit.ionK , deelarino-
wliRjpffislurejkl.tta SUte, andt
jwinunj the public hat any ana aii other
bodies purporting to be the Legislature
were acting entirely without authority and
in violation of . the . Constitution. ; The
Secretary of State was authorized to pro
cure a suitable State seal, the original hav
ing been abstracted. Upon the request
of .Wallace R. White of Winthrop, a
committee was appointed to investigate
the charges of bribery preferred against
him' "by Fusion members of the Leg
islature. The Fusion Legislature met
in 'Union' Haiti L Speeches were mle by
Dickey,' Bradbury and others, urging the
members to stand firm anJ they would ulti
mately be "recognized as ftelegal Legislature"
by the Courts as well as by Congress. It was
stated that money would be provided to pay
the mileage and per diem of members. The
committee appointed to prepare questions to
submit to the Supreme Court not being ready
to report, the Legislature adjourned till to
, Both Legislatures met on the 21st, but
neither transacted any business of special
importance. Sawyer, Fusion, Secretary of
State, has established an office in a business
block, appointed a Deputy and Clerk, and
announces to the public that he has the great
seal of the State and is the only person legal
ly qualified to transact the business pertain
ing to the Secretary's off.ee.
Both Legislatures were in session on the
22d, but nothing occurred of special inter
est." . :
The Republican Legislature devoted the
2"d to merely routine business.-r-Tbe Fusion
nouse passed a resolution directing Sawyer,
Secretary of State, to nntify municipal offi
cers that a new valuation of the State is to
be made; also,to notify the Towns of Bruns
wick and Ellsworth that their Representa
tives have withdrawn from this House. The
Senate directed an examination of the books
of . the-State Treasurer. , A Joint com
mittee was appointed to consult ia regard
to the removal of the Legislature fo either
Biddeford or Portland. The report of the
committee appointed to prepare questions to
submit to the Supreme Court was . received
and adopted. The questions are five in num
ber, and cover the ground of the legality of
the rival Legislatures. Great excitement
prevailed among the Republicans during
the .latter part of the day and evening
01 account of the discovery of an alleged
Fusionist plot to bum the houses of lead
ing Republicans of Augusta, the doomed
residences being marked by triangular bits
of paper. Others looked upon the affair as
a huge Joke.1 Governor Davis issued orders
to, ' have- the State-house garrisoned by
troops, aud , companies were forwarded
by , j special train from Lewiston,
Gardiner and other places. It was reported
that the Republicans had determined to dis
perse the Fusion Legislature at the point of
the 'bayonet if ; necessary,, and .that -the
Filsittuist military were drilling nightly to.
prepare themselves for the coming combat.
. August dispatches of'lhe 24th state that
every military company in the State is under
amis, ready to move at any moment; the
State-house is filled, with soldiers, 1 and a
(iatling gun faces tlie front door and com
mands the terrace. Tho city is patrolled
by trusty men, watching for any suspicious
movement of the Fusiunists, who are report
ed to b jnaturing plans' for rallying their
forces. Harris, i;City Treasurer 'of Bidde
ford, has sent Biddcford's State tax, amount
ing to 2.000, to White, the Fusion State
Treasurer: The latter has ali the State hinds
in his possession or subject to his order.,
" tin the 2."th (Sunday), .Fusion Governor
Smith issued ft proclamation to the citizens
of Maine, calling attention to the assem
bling of . armed''1 bodies' of inen at
the State , Capitol, can-sing ' unneces
sary excitement 1 and disturbing 'the
public '-peace,.at tho ; same time serving to
"divert attention from tho revolutionary
proceedings by which a party caucus under
took to organize flic Government." Gov.
Smith asserts that ' the " Fusionists
have . organized no ' military forces
nor called for' any, tut' "rely
upon the Constitution and laws' of the
State and tho honest Judgment of tho peo
ple for the vindication of our cause." Per
contra, thet Republicans say they have evi
dence of a Contemplated attack by the Fu-.
taonistsupon the State Capitol, which was
only thwarted by the precautionary meas
ures taken.. i ; '
A: Frpnoh company has secured the
priilofje of 'constructing a, railroad iu
tLo. interior of Fales-tine,. , , .It ruay be
..faltftpltj -fur st rat oie purposes, an4 it
vviJl ayido.uVtedlj'. dcveloj the' comnier
.ciil. rosouCi e 6f thts -' counrry. The'
gjrt'afe'st'olistivo lo' the introduction of
vvorfcsti'ops 'and .factories, lias been the
VraVit of fuel: Kgyvi, ByriA and the
cOttstJ'of the Keel Sea are dgtitnte.-of
wood, and the Imported coal i?ouiniaud.s
tvu ,1-OU.t' 2i )"' frillies1 r$30 . to' f 10) a
ton- Xhu lafahatt'of the Deatf 'Sea Indi
eates.prtiiiablc ibterTanoftn deposit? of.
fossiliud veetitliln mattwr and evidence
of" iiiVxiiftiisui.le ,' beds of -.rignite have
leeir foiTfrrt'.s,,i,Jvn Jiuitp, and. asphalt
t-an le' tftiWy leyuibiuett 'into artiticial.
fuel, at a oust jolftVui -1 to 25 francs
(.40toS5)pL-ri)n.'"."' ", k " " ,
. v j yi:;, ' ' ' ' '
Young JiHpi whoia young" man
of wide experieiultt,:tj"3 that hugging a
girl with one of tlkfietfasVioaably broad
belts) buckled arouud ljer'is jut as sat
Lsfactory as hugging' a, life-preserver.:
Ali, well Julep,, it caa't'be helped ' it's
one of the comconlitanfs of the- d 'geh
eracy of the times. ' There didn't tf sed
to be any tsueh nonsense iu belts. :Vhenr
we- were a bor, and you caught, hold ef
a girl ilia big sde.igh for a respectful. but
not too formal fctjueeze, you couldJijqar
the Corset rods' go' one after anptliei;,'
like a skirmish line firing by file. 'T,hat
is, if you were half a man, and did wfuit
was expected of yon.' hat times have"
changed. sadly Bince then.- Burlingtoti
Hawkcye.: ; w ;
," : 1 '
Mrs.'' Jennie'- C'aiT,' wife of "Prof.
Ezf a Carr Statp Superintendent of PubT
lie Instruction in California, wa5 elected
State; Lectnref of the (Grange for the en
suing year. Mrs. Carr has acted as Dep
uty superintendent the two years past,
lecturing in the; different counties. . Ia
consequence of J her husband's frequent
and protracted j illness, she has , dis
charged all the (duties pertaining to the
office of State Superintendent of Public
Instruction, and done it acceptably. - .
T . '. r, . ' . 1 ' ,1 .
.v fAji acquaintance from. New Hamp
shire tailed on as the other day, and re
quested us to direct him to a lawyer, for
legal advice. 'We reeomniended'one we
thought f ally, competent look after
ur friend '8 affairs, and he departed
with, many , tbanka for : our kindness.
Matter were, we thought, progressing
satisfactorily," when the gentleman from
the White llills burst into our office one
day' with the exclamation: .' ''Look a
here, now.lhat lawye of !your'n don't
knew nothing-'. Every time" I go to see
him he-; pulls' dawn two or three big
booka acud looks inter them. . I want a
man that caa tell me suthiB-out cf his
own heaiEst-Jiange.. ..,; ,
i The-Emperor WDIiam himself went
about Beriioi before Christmas, buying
p"re-ent3 'for h ' trusted ;friends and
jcryants. Pay, ifter day ; his carriage
stob waiting for him before the fashion
able shops in which his elderly Majesty
was rnmagin: ! '. ' ' ,
a . .O O,. . -.r . .
' . -s; 1 m m m
. Eassia has been-questioned as to
the concentration of troops in Poland ,
Miss Elizabeth Hammond, a young and
pretty girl of about 23, has been committed
to the Virginia State" Penitentiary to serve
out a sentence of three years for horse
! stealing in Russell County. The fair pris-T
oner belongs to a highly respectable family
in that section, is well educated, aud refined I
in appearance. She is petite in form, with
oft,, dark brown eyes and chestnut curls,
with a face of peculiar attractiveness. This
is believed to be the first case where a wom
an has-'- been - convicted on the barge
of horse stealing, and is certainly the
only one of the kind that ever occurred in
Virginia. ! :
At Elberton, Ga., on the 14th, Perry
Gunter and Lindsay Cleveland were blown
out of a well while making a blast. The
bodies were terribly mangled, and pieces of j
flesh scattered all around tha surfaee of the 1
ground, near the opening of the well.
At 2ew Liberty, Oweu County, Ky., on
the 17th, D. G. Garvey shot and fatally t.
wounded his cousin, Frank Lewis. The
shooting grew out of a feud of long exist
ence between the families of Joe and Tom
Garvey and Sirs. Daniel Lewis, their sister,
who live on adjoining farms'.
T. Vf. House, one of the oldest and best
known citizens of llouston, Texas, died sud
denly of paralysis at San Antonio on the
16th. ' " "
A desperate and fatal fight took place
recently between two brothers, Alexander
and Ed. Jenkins, on one side, and T. B. and
Jack McDonald on the other, about 12 miles
south of Bastrop, Tex., Jack McDonald was
shot and instantly killed, and T. B. McDon
ald slightly wounded. ' .
Henry Van Telt, engineer in Van Ars
dell's distillery near Harrodsburg, Ky., on
the. 17th was crushed to death by being
drawn in between a pair of cog-wheels.
An association for the manukicture of
wine, with a capital of $10,000, has been or
ganized in Randolph County, tta. Grape
culture has been carried to great perfection
in that county.
. Nine hundred maimed ex-Confederate
soldiers have applied to the State of Georgia
for artificial limbs.
Among the Alabama contributors to the
Hood fund were the children of General Jo
seph Wheeler, who prepared a bale of cot
ton to be sold, and realized therefrom the
sum of $iVi.S).
Mr. Stoddart, of Pensacola, Fla., has
beyond donbt the largest fig orchard in
America at his Fairnil Hill place, just be
yond Pensacola. He has 3,500 fig trees, of
which 1,000 are bearing, and ail of them are
of the Various fine varieties from Europe,
Asia and Africa, ne ha recently planted a
lot of 2,000 received from France. .
; Tho State debt of Mississippi is $2,G18,
0fl0.47. During the past two years the debt
has been reduced ifJil.OOO. The cash bal
ance in the Treasury Dec 31, ljS79, was $800,
757.14. - Monroe Heed, living three miles from
Charleston, . C, is a thrifty farmer. From
12 acres he gathered 500 bushels of corn,
each ear 11 inches 'long, and weighing June
and a quarter pounds apiece. That Is hard
" The steamer Jay Hardy, from Memphis
to Shawnee Village, was sunk -on the f.th at
Island 'o. 40, by a tree falling from a . cav
ing banki The Captain and crew 'swam
ashore. The boat and cargo are a total loss.
Luss, $13,000,; no insurance. , . , ,
The National Bank at Morganfield, Ky.,
was entered by burglars on the night of The
SOth, who succeededlu getting $320 in silver.
They blew the safe door off, but could not
open the time burglar look. They stole three
horses and rode- away with their booty. ; ; ''
The Lee Association of Mobile celebrat
ed tlie anniversary of Gen. Lee's birthdav,
Jan. 19, by a grand parade, banquet and ball.
On the 20th, the first locomotive passed
over the new and magnificent iron railway
drawbridge of the Louisiana Western Rail
road, over the Sabine Uiver, seven miles
from Orange, Tex., and connecting Louisiana
with Texas. It is 400 feet long,' with a draw
of 2iX feet. Only 14 miles of track remain to
be completed between Orange aud Lake
The breaking of ground for the hew
sew;r system of Memphis took place on the
21t, with appropriateceremonies. President
Porter threw, out the first shovelful of earth
and other prominent officials,' and citizens
pulled off their coats and made the dirt ily
for a few minutes eacb. It Is intended to
have 500 men at work by the 1st of Februry-
John Manning and Ed. Connelly, two
prisoners cimtined in the Jail at Newport,
Ky., occupied the same cell. On the morn
ing of the 21st they- quarreled about their
sleeping arrangements and both, clinched
in a hand-to-hand struggle.' Connelly was
getting the better of Manning, when the
hitter drew a razor cut of his pocket, and
'slashed his adversary's "throat from ear to
ear." Connelly was colisideretfto be guner
ady a good natured and inoffensive man,
while his murderer has the rupuiati.on of a
bully and desperado. f'
, .S'ear KhJimond, Va George S. C. Wes.
Jey fjiimniers, a youth of If, nuirried against
tho wishes of his father. The latter succeed
ed in inducing the boy to come home, when
he beat him in a inoit horrible manner. The
Bon, to put an end to his physical suffering
and mortification, committed suicide.
T-The, sugar boiler at D. It. Carroll's plan
tation, on the Barrataria, in Louisiana, ex
plptled. on tho 20th, killing Arthur Parrier,
chief engineer, .Willis-Wright,' colored, and
a colored man, name unknown, and serious
ly wounding li others, some of vhou are
not expeefed tb recover.'1 ' "'
: - The Sharp County CoHrt-bouse at Even
ing Shade, Ark., was fired by incendiaries
aixleowpletely destroyed on thf night of the
; 20th, together with all the county records'."
Loss $20,000; no insurance., ; m .;,:.ui
1 The Kentucky Republican State Couven-.
fori, to select delegates to the' National Con
vention, Will be held.. a Louisville, April 14.
-t-Oii the1 23d a. construction train m the
VtaiotafMidlUnd Road' atJ Rockfish Station
18 miles BtAof C4ariottesvillei ran off the
track at the bridgejdown an ejubankmont 50
feet, killing Cpnductoi1 Dabney Wilson and.
two brakmen, andls.erlously" irrtnring' Capt.
H. D. Luekert and lis. joad'hands , $ix ear
were completely wrecked.
Appointment ol Census . SuDerTlsors.
The' ' President, oa ithe ,19th, seat to
the Senate a full list of nomtnatioBt for u-i
pervisora of the Census, the JtplloWiQte ar I
those for the States and Territories- tntmea
Didiana 1, Gilbert R. 8torradn;SFrtliii
0. Johnson; S, J. M. ttiteuour: 4, Isaac H.
Davis; 6, Benjamin P. Walker j 4WUUmJP,
Illinis-d James G. Wrieht; t, VtirHnik
Sunderland; 3. John Hailey; -4, llenry H.
Mc Dowell ; '5, Ed ward J. W addelf ; 6, Joh Jtt.
Cuwttnut; 7, Wm. A. Korthcot; 6, William U.
Brown. - ' ' i'C'1 -'
Missouri 1, Charles E. Saloman; J, Benson
B-Cahotta; J, B. Pi Bailey; Joseph A.'ili
son ; 5, Daniel M. Draper; 6, John F.JDurken;
7. Corydon P. Craitr. ' ...:) T. J -
Iowa I, John. M. Rowley: S, James TT Met
ealf ; 3, John 3. Strid(rer;4. lclilxdKklde.
Minnesota 1, Albert A. Crandall; S, Charles
W.Johnwm; 3, C'aris. C.Andrews. 1 rot
Arkansas 1, William J. Hicks; S, William
J. l'atton. . .. i;:- "
Colorado L. Cass. .. .
Kansas 1.. Dwight Thatcher; S, David X
Evans ; 3, Charles M. Kellop":. . ,
Ketimcky 1. 6muel M. Gaines; . Jonepb
W. M'iiinock; J, Speed 8. "ry; 4, Geonge Stoll;
6, WiUiam Hoffman.' . : .: .,: -..-' - -'-.
Nebraska 1,- B. D. Slaughter; . , 3rnno
Xzshusk.. . ,.i'.. ' . . -
Tennessee-, nenryK. Gibson; , WflUam
M. Goodpartnre ; 3. Francis M. "Paul ; 4, Thee.
H. Faine: 6, Wjm. M. Smith. ..
Territories Crawley P. Dake, ' Arfeona
Alex. Hughes, Dakota; William H. Boyd,
District of Columbia; Clinton H. Moere,
Idaho; Hugh tlcQuaid, Montana: Abrato
8. Hoyt, Sew Mexico;, jonn i. -feu,vtan:
Fred. W. Sparling, Washington Territoryj
Homer Merrill, Wyoming.
' : -i-A standing invitation Get np.
"" " The Inffalts fnYestigation.
- , Wa wingto. D. C, Jan. 19.
The followfnels a summary of evidence of
fered before tha Senate Committee on Priv
ileges and Elections in the cade of Senator In
galls: - Bi Gtrrt Anthonr was raTted. Connsel for
fthff nipmnriulista sinful thfLt thttv intended to
prove h' luw witni-sa thnt twmlwf h
Legislature named McClintock had told Gov,
Anthony he had been offered money by In
ralls's friends to vote for InaUs. and lHt .he
had kept the tnonet owr nigit. bat snf ertne
from remorse he Bad returned It next day and
yoted against Imjulls. iiov. Ant uonv's evi
dence on this point was ruled iuHduiiseible by
the cominitte. a majority of whom held sub
stantial! v that the charge of bribery aaainst
Sen.itor Inn-nil iM no be sustained by
hearsay evidence of this sort. Gov. Anthony
further testitied thar. alwut tin time of the
election he waa apptonvhed byH.U Iwes,
wno snfd he had boon seait by isenator Iimalla
toin'erview Anthony, and that if Anthony
would withdraw his name,- ana retu-e iroin
pHe tin resignation of the I'ostmas'er at
Leavenworth in Anthony's hand, and that
Senator InalLs wouiU iis his iiillneuea to se
cure the npMiintinnt of any perxm vntliouy
mmut eliousa to nuuunsuo lor tue posi
tion. This iroxsition, (. ivernor Anthony
sniil, he feji-eieil tln-n and tliere. At the con
clusiouiif hisexamiii'ition (iov. Antiioiiy.wlig
was hi ronttm pt oet ,i tl miUIoi- rrtsi
to testilv before the Si-nate Siil-eoininittee at
Topeka. ejplaineil toitlie eoninttttee ii. rea-j
SOU IOr ID IS It'll IV win", lie win, Timpijf
because lie had been a competitor 111 the Kiin
saw LcKMl'iture for the po.-iliou now lielir by
Si'iiator liualls, and he tl'l not beUeve It a
fair OFlMiiioruiile tiling to do. toeome forward
nud testify in the ill, nntil he was einnpHled
to do so by order ot fie Senate. This expla
nation seemed to be entirely satisfactory to
the committer. ...
l'n's'dent I'uvcell.of the Manhattan Ranlt.
of Maulia'tan. has., contradicted the testimony-
niveu bv D. It. Wagstulf and It-Toa
Iloberts. irestu'ttxi h bad reeived frt'M
tlie l'lesuient of the TopeKS Bank, January
8.), and wnt it on the same tlay by hi Jirtvuie
clerk to his batik at M.tnirnttun-, and that no
part of it had been retained or used by him in
the semiUii.iil contest. fitreell also stated he
had im ver paid nor -r-d Wait, a member ol
the Legislature, any sum whatever to in
tluenif hi- vote.- . . -
At the request of Col. Everest, counsel foi
Senater- In:dls, the senate Cnmniittee on
lrivil."jes and Elections ordered fo be printed
and made part of the record iit the In toil Is
case tour papers tiled with the Sub.eoniluiW'
in Kitnsns, but not then vieorpcnutod in the
record, which were signed by counsel for tlie
memorialists, entirely exonerating from
charges or itn nutations of cormptfnn K2of the
W niembiii of th Kansas J-ifisisture who
voted lor liifjalls, thus narrowing the charges
down to four members.
"WASHtSGTON, Jan, 23. ,
The Senate Committee on Privileges and
Elections resumed consideration of the la
galls case to-day. 1
J. V. Admire testified in substance: He was
unfriendly to Inirulls at the commencement of
the Senatorial content, tint afterward, in view
of party interests, he grave liiut a lukewarm
support. Admire also testilied he told Kay
bell, a memberof tho Kan-as Legislature, that
he (Kaybell) could iret money for Ills rote for
Senator, Lutou cross-examination denied any
persinal knowledge of tlu; payuient of any
moneys by lnalls'or any of his friends for
corrupt purpose . . .. - . . ,
J. J. Ihu-ker testilied he was at Topeka dur
ing the senatorial contest ; that he was a Dem
ocrat, and that in an interview with Senator
Iimalls the sk-natw told him be wantel si.ine
Deinoc-ratie votes, aud wanted hiiu (iiarker)
to talk to live Democratic members, w hoso
names were mentioned, mid that liesnw thrso
members auil told them tuat luouny was be
in , used in the aenatorial election,
aud fiat they 'could (.et money
fon their votes. 'I f(-: was shown two let
ters written bv lrmsell to parties in Kansas
ill which he suited that Inalls Jiad oneied
him money with whieh to buy Democratic
votes, und was asked whether Insults bad
given to him or phu ed under his roiitrol any
money to bit used in securing bis re election
as Senator. This question llaker declined to
answer, but afterwards in his cross cxamina-
,tiou the same queytliui wnnaslfe.t by ISfuils
cotrtisel aud he limn uuswered ' no."
The Ut Onttifeak. '
' ' ; -' WAsnrsoTO'V, D. C, Jan. 19.'
The ITonse Committee on Iinlian Affairs r!
sumed this- nirrrniiur the investigation of the
causes of the recent I'te outbreak. (Jen. C. B.
Fisk ebartred the Tn'linn Hurean withmis
nianavuient end inattention to the wants,
claims and riahff'nl- dnes of the ties, w hich
had led to dissatisfaction and restlessness on
their fiiut, rendering them Tiyia for an out
break. , ,. 1 -: '; '
' William M. Leeds, formerlv Chief Clerk of
tlielnilian Bureau, atfi-ihuted the disaffection
of the L'tes to the utter inattention of Com
missioner Haj t to their condition, claims, and
necessities. iti-n . - - -
Commissioner tlnyt made a general de
fense of his administration of affairs in
the Indian Bureau, iariicularly as affected
the l'tes. lie churned that much of the
matter of complaint charged against the
Bureau shou'td be attiibuled to his-predecessor.
' - -
WASUiSGTOTf. Jaw. 22.
Went. Cherry, of the 5th Cavulry, Adjutant
of Maj. Thorufmrg's command, wit before the
Ilouse Committee to day und gave an inter
esting bii-tory f tlie military movements.
He sai'l that when Ja-k came to the camp at
Bear Kivev it was oovious tit thivilUivr that
he had come as a spy, and that alter Jack's
demurturo Ihovtiburs - seld that if he
were at liberty to follow his own
Judgment j ho - wmiUI ' have : held .Jaek
and his eonipaniotw as hostage", its their
intentions eviih-ntly were not fiiendrj-; but
that if he did so, iind trouble followed, it
would I ch.irg-l all over the country -.that
he had broiht rton. Hs ordcrix-quired lum
to act nntlor instructions tr Arnt Me'kt'r:
I.ieut. Cherry wiim ptxsent at he conterenee
Ifctween Maj. Thornburg and theludiaus. and
is coiiiident that iiiwtiiuix uiwiiw il tmUwiiy,
clefir totho Indiaustlitit lie. itit-euded to coiu
tily with , their desire, land to halt
his force at: some di'-ta'icc - ' 'from
the Agency. It will be remembered
that the storv which the Indians told to lie
Adams was that they thougLt Hie troops were
going to the Agencv ui violation 01 tne prom,
ise that they woiild. stop U7r, uf !, rblle
Thoniburgb went toward to hold aconlerence.
Lieut. ( iherry also eonti iiilieHsl t he siat!x'Ut
of JaektolJen. Adams that , the troops tired
first. He said that tne first ishot caiue nonv
the Indians, and was aimed at nun, wUile
be was waving his bat in a lriendly inatiner,
invttfng n parley, and that from In's "wti de
meanor and the pacific attitfffTCHt rds'friKips"
it was utterly impossible that the Indians
could have mistaken tin: ivingof Ms sat for
a signal of attack. Tlie shot aimed at Cherry
wounded a man and killed a horse about 10 lee t
in his rear. ,
... ' ' -I . li.,''.
The Colored Kxotfns. V . !:
I Washixotos, Jan. 19.
The Senate Committee, consist igo Messrs.
Vorhees, Vance, Pendleton, VVindom and
Biair, appointed to investigate tlie causes of
the exodus of colored people from the south-,
em' Stales, commenced takfr.jj" testimony
The first witnesses esanrlned were Rev. J.
E'. Kaukin, pastor of the Congregational
Church in this city, -and Thomas L. Thnloek,
Assistant Postmaster at ;W'alutigton,both of
whoia tesuii'ld thev had- no personal knowl
edge of the causes of the exodus, and knew
noUiinttof -.the widely scattered circuhir to
which tlndr names we"re appended, appealing
tothe people of the United Mates for money
to assist freedmen in finding refuge frmn perj
uimKK Me.c encent that they had promise!
to serve us members of tha.Bunrd of aaiUt
or tliu?'11' Society therein refer
' J.W.Cromwelf of Washington (colored), a
'clerk In the Treasury Dcpe.rtment, and s
.prominent lneia'ir of the Kmigraiit A'id $(-'
ciety, testified tlie reason North Carolina ne
gpoos left their honiew W bseausethey did
not get enough money for their work; did not
beer any ol tikcui were induced to go by Indi
ana politicians.! r . , ' ,
was tne next wnuess, xie hjhubu uc is iu
aeouaintod with the people of Vigo County,
and with the condition of all that portion of
liiili:iu.i araere ia no n resent demand for
farmhands, or 'any other kind of unskllledl,
Waor. m uij contrary, tnew is an oversup-
piy, ana tne teeiing qi tee pe-pie, ineiuuing a
he has conversed, ts dec idedly averse to im-
Humun Ul ilil'iifu frs'.unns, vitu wuum
North Carolina immigration in Question, and
epe1itT a he general impression is that
they are brought (here only to .vote. Laugh-
.pil 'l fc-i , " '"
;LJi " . WA8Bftrrb!,'T.' 'CI,' jaii.tf.1
The PTrodns committee to-dav examined tt-
B.Wall tM Wnshington, President of tha
immigrant Aiu cociety, . lie estimated uim
mimper oi colored men.'women and children'
already transported from North Carolina
f bwaiinlWasatngton to the West (principally
Indiana) between 200 '"Hfl T'l :ir""
ptorponoof tad North Carolina agents of these
emigrants" was to have them go to Kansas,
but te-t--wa9 diverted to InttcTW.by thutr
agents (l'errviad Williams), n the strengyi
ol repsweotatiotip bytMailcrcofiUut Wahb
ington society, J)a,-ed on circulars, received
ftfom J. n. WiOker.JLiaAfentfttTfertre H.-tnte,'
to the effect that there was. a great demand
tot f:o-m labor lit tltkina,'-Amt tluii ootomd
i people would readilv lnd employment there
at axotfllent -inufW.VU)sJie:,Waiy tha let
of treatment,, ana scnoois lor their chil
dreh, etc. 'i -it'ft vbwu .i- :l -VI '
A. M. Clapp, eijitorof the Washington A'a
Otmul KepnMi-tml and -Ttiiiwimir ht tt,e Emt-
grant Aid Soi-jctr, testified thaf he had noth ,
IHV ' w .,, iucwinnipiii rw w lie
as Tn'asun'r ; as such helvad received in po
trfhntiinis from olmiwbee, iadfViduaM aml4
cieties about $l,0oo, and had paid jt, aront
upon Wr(s from tbe I'resldentv
- At the fefmcst of Senator .W hidom. it was
agreed tomibpfcna as wiin'sf In tlifs liirat.'
tiicatiun ;oy. Hendriclrsof Indiana, 4- B.May,
mird, editor-of the- Iwlianapolis Sentinel;
United States Marshal Dmlley ; John (XSitj
and Joseph MediU, of tae Chicago Tribune.'
The Senate. Contmttteo on Ijtodtis to-'lay i ,
continued Ute xautiatMM of IK U H. Wall of
Wanbington, Colored I'rest.Wnt of b fcmi- - -grant
Aid Society. He hetleved the exortua
from the South ' waa ptmtam i4 tlmt- it
would continue nntU the colind people r- i
ceived better treatment there, and that then
very probably there would by a return
drift Southward, for the negro, loved
the home of lff -jmre nt.4, airl " ironld
auteiiMgrate without some svroug incentive. , f
In re-ponse to a series rf tinestioiis bv Sena- '
tor Voorbee ton witut statl that" the In- : ' -
foixiation received by him as lr ident of the
Boeictv. to the enect that euiplojuieiit for. . , ,
Nirthl'nroHna colored people could readily ' '
be found in Indiana, was derived I mm ireo- ! "
lars and letters ul J. U.Vt oikur. MuU AjceaC,.
at Tcrre IlauU", and several other Mnnins
liviug In that rtat, whose nuuivs he etui Id ,,
not lemembee, but hose leiicru Im awalcl v n
hereatter furnish to the committee, and lrom .
l'erry and WiHiama,tueioi-ui Carolina agent
of the enhimints. ....... -1
A Jan. K. D'Hara, a petnaiaeni eotorea iMpno-
"can ci H.ilUax County, who is now contest. . .
ing bis seat in' ! nm-tne-!. 4
N..rtli Curolina District testilied that he had
held various oltwvs i HalilaA Conaty. JUa
gave a very favorable account ot tnecoiKti'ion
and trujitmwnt of colored peoplftfn North Car
olina. In regnrd to .lieirindiisHrirtl and iMiliti
C:U status, u testilied that, nlrtiough ibere)
was at one time some "bulldozing" in countiea
bordering on South Carolina, there never baa
been any political persecution in counties
afflicted by the present ,.wle and, iswo.
now in any part of XorlU Carolina.
The witness, in resKus to interroeatoriea .
fes to the cause.oliii-ie vdiv'fc'on tamr'tVM.l S
said it was the result of the effort M agitatoia
goingabout tbeeountrv.anduota spontaneou
emigration. The less. industrious t-lass of l
ored men what might be termed the floating
population were duped by representation t
that they would cct per day in Indiana
and a new suit of clothes, together with "Iiov
eminent aid" of some sort as they passed
tltroogh Washington; and they were similarly i u .
deceived by false representations contained
in circulars purporting to b issued by rail-
road companies in Kansas and elsewhere.
Tha Vrewlnsen's BaaW,' 1 1 A t -
Washisoto!, D. C., Jan. 53.
' In the investigation of the Treedmen'a Bank
nffriirs, before the Select Committee, the Cora
misaioaers were examined as to w hatmeas- ,
nres they had taken to call the Trtistees of the
bank to account for certain transactions with
the SenecaSandStoneCouipiuiy. Uw a stated . ' ..
mjeply that efforts had been mailn to that
end, and that one of the Couuuis.-ioners. Leo
pold, had earnestly 'desired to take action
agninst the Trustees, 'Hut that Kiendbeitlian--
missioners, Cresswell and l'iroos, had decid- s ,
ed that the traasactknis t not' ef inr ut i
tionable naturt, and tftey 'could mt, there
fore, proceed without involvlrigexpensive lit
igation, with all chances ot 'success against
tiieiu. , r - - t - , 1 .
Ex-Governor Henry D. Cooko. was reealled,
and testified to the transactions, of the
Finance Committee and lioard of Di
rector of the bank. Tlie minutes of
the committee, bearins bis signiitare. hav- "
ing been shown him, he acknowledged
In ' improvaf ot ioaiui to tee (Viiicitk.-voMl-,
0toae tuuipauy, on I ue m-nei i iiat. lue sn uuiy
was ample. Touching loans to O'ncral O. U.
Howartl, the Yoteig Mea's tHrjstlao .Ivwtjs
tion, and other. Mr. Cooke liad no recollec
tioa at this distance of time. He could not
recall fuels and figures with uuy ubeuiute eer-tainty.
ITEMS OF IHTERHST.
. :, Personal an4 t.itrry. .
Bret ILirte is p LonUon ifl. delicate. '.
healtlr. '' v, '" -
'Mr'. Habberton's "ilolou's Babies"
has appearcx! in a French translation.
-Nw Yoii is" just as crazj over tho i
"Tiratesof Pfiizanee " as' it tvas over
--.Joseph 'Cotik and his wife write so
much' alike thatj idvt.kpersifa ctintell '.
when one of his letters is an autograph
and when dictateJoyhi-wie.. , " V. ,
A writer fn'tne 'Christina Litclligen
c:r speaks of Hubert. Conner as ' the t
-enterirising editor Who' introduced Ed
ward Everett, Dr Tyng and Sylvanus
Cobb to the American public, and got
Henry Ward Beechqr. to da,nce. , a. liter- '.
ary' hornpipe In the c!i)gs of a novel
writer." y, .
' -Wilkie Collins, the famous English
novelist, is 55 yeai's "old, 'and his father
was a landscape painter of considerable
fame, who named his son Wilkie after
the Scotch artist. Youn; Collins studied
"law. His first' novel wa-T written when
he was 2G years old. ' IIewrota .The.
Woman in White " when he was 36.
He is a hard and pajrfstaking writer. ; .. '
'When X. P. Willis visited England
in the summer of 1839,' he announced in '
his jounial, the Corsair, that he had
44 engaged as a regular correspondent a
Mr. Thackeray." When Mr. Thack
eray's first letter appeared in the Cor
sair, the Southern, Literary Messenger
declared that it 44 conld hot see its sover
eign merit"; anl adjodthe wise re-
mark, that "Mr'lhafkeray has much
of the dantlvism, affectation, and pueril
ity of Mr. Willis himself.' it '- .'
Dr. Samuel A. CJreen has presented
to the l'nblie Libttiry of Boston a valua
ble euilev,'ion desygtyd. tt4iyu ludai ,wry ,. . . n- a
thing. which Benjamin Franklin wrote
and printed, and every thing which ha9
ben wfitten about him, besides por
traits, prints, medals, aittogniphs, and" 1
ther persoDttl pKtitC'l ftui'l TJii .folleii-- i ... .
tion comprises 140 books and jiamphlets
by or about Franklint. ;anJl-W -cfinrert-"' r
portraits, and Ls to be added to as oeea- ' "
siou serves by the trustees of the library. ,
Mr. Shillington, Wasliington book- ,
sellef and ii neighbor and friend of Ben
ton, used to adeot 'ftoiu tho Congres
sinrud Gkihes, which were brought to the
Senator's house, in. quantities, the ex- . .
tracts he needed in preparing his abridg
ment of the Congressional (debates. 44 It
wa.4 a strange and remarkable. study"
Mr. Shilhngtoa M tjtHitetl by the-Albany
Jvmmal as saying, '4 to See that old man
lying there hat on his back, unable to
rise, his -Spectacles poised ort the tip tf . i
his nose, looking through the L.-ng de
bates, whose huge folios he held on his
breast.. ' He waji iiynrnff; rrve ith X U
death to'-get the oook tiuisneff, for he
believed that it was a vital thing to keep
the country together. fle ,rAd send"
mH word four or five times a day to .
ctme np there, and the people said that
,1 was his pervantu II f diA not corqe ., . ,
promptly on time tne oia gentleman . .
seemed to feel that I wta'ihsome'way''v'
aereliet in my auty to the eoimtry."
NEWTOUK. Jiuiuarv 4(5'. im
CATTT.5C Native Steers . 7 . IUM
SHKK1" Commoa.tv Ciioige.. iM
H'UiH Uv.,. K,.t
Col'TON Middling 0
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FUrH-ntidto-Choiee .St m
WHK.lT-No. 8 Ked
K Kkw m.VilJ " 'S"C
OKK Mesa.. XIX.' Ifi-M.
BfcEV'tS 4 iioiee to Fancy. , . 6
4uod to Prime.....
Native Cows IJt .'
: i. Traas Steers.. A.. '-If '4.19
IirM;S Common to S'let.. 4.1S m 4.75
. SH'.'.tP (kiiiimoa to Choice.. 3 2ft m
lujcn 'h'iu t.'.io a
r.i -XXX .U.VvS.Wt
WIEAT l!fd Wmter, No. i... LlHH
Cn.V No. i Mixed....
ivF"i . unci , 1.4 1 .
JjlBACCt-Irlrt.nsV..:.!.V SM " S.HO1-
Medium Dark Leaf. S-Ht nr
HAT Choice Timot b v - ip.M . !.- . j ,j
;;, resh Candled- K';a 1.T
lJltK-tamhiiTl Mess..,... BQp Jf,0v
WOOL tubwasiied. 'Wine'- " 4
K,! i ..; l'wa.shed. Medium.. 33 0 U
fIAf?XtJ-liative Weers..Nntta? ,&.(A-,it.. ,
H h,S Common to Choice.. 4.40 to 4.SO
SUW.l'Ci'niKon to Choice.. 4.10 0 5.57i
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ft ,'-. J : 1 No.? -l.l, --. -- i-
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