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Wonhlnirton City, 1. c.
W. J. MPBTAQH A CO., rPBLlSHERa
ft P. HANSCOM, EDITOR.
SATUBDAr MORNING:: SEPTEMBER li, ISM.
inE RECEPTION OF THE PRESI
DENTIAL PARTT IN WASHING
TOl. In thla city the busy note of preparation
for tbe reception of Preildent Jouxso.i and
hii party ii heard everywhere, and, although
in the great municipalities through which
the I'retidentlal party hare passed they hare
enjoyed banquets and illuminations exceed
ing in their richness and brilliancy an) thing
that thli city may be able to produce, they
will receive an ovation in Washington which,
for genuine enthusiasm, has not been sur
passed in their tour through the country.
And this will happen because the citizens
and residents of Washington, most of them
at least, know Annmw Johnson thoroughly.
They knew him before the war of the rebel
lion began; they knew him during the war;
knew him after the war was closed, and they
know him now.
They have seen in him no dereliction from
his principles since he became President,
and those who had become most Intimate
with him during his congressional career,
ana netore they dreamed he woald be elc
rated to the high office he holds, hate from
first to last, and all the time, placed
tbe utmost reliance upon his honesty.
firmness and sagacity. And although
ne iiis rjeen assailed by crazy or mali
cious partisans at some points along his
route with senseless or insane cries and with
demonstrations of political hatred,' he will be
greeted on his return to the capital with an
outburst of real kindness and appreciation
that will go far towards eflacwg the remem
brance of all the disgraceful vicissitudes and
fatigues of his late journey to the West.
From the various notices of meetings
prmted m our local columns it will be seen
that a great number of different organiza
tions aro making ready to turn out with
music and banners to greet The Pkemdevt,
and if the weather should be at all favorable
there will be a grand assemblage of the peo
ple en masse, to give their thousand wel
comes to their honored Chief Magistrate.
It will be necessary to scan ourcolumns this
morning in order to obtain full information
of the contemplated proceedings on the oc
casion. We only hope that the weather may
be pleasant, so that the old and young, male
and female, may have an opportunity to join
the welcome to The President, and the dis
tinguished officers who accompany him.
A REMINISCENCE OF DOUGLAS.
In the " dark days of the Republic," at the
time when President LiicoLx had decided to
issue his proclamation calling for eetent)-
live mousana troops to sustain the authority
of the Government, that good man, although
firmly resolved to meet the issue, fc.lt the
need of wise counsels, and of the strong
sympathy of all patriotic citizens. In this
hour it happened that lion. Oeorcip Abu-
mcx, of Springfield, (who presided otcr the
National Convention which nominated Mr.
Lincoln for the Presidency,) called upon
The Pre.ide.vt to confer with him ami off, r
such assistance as he might be able to ren
der. Mr. Litcour unfolded to him his plans
and expressed to him his earnest desire for
the support of the best men of the country.
Mr. AsiiniH left The President, feeling
deeply impressed with the importance of
ralljingto the aid of the Oovcrnment the
best and ablest men of all parties nho tould
be moved in that direction.
After he had retired from the White House
it occurred to him that among others, and
first of all, ho would apply to Mr. Doiula.
and he went immediately to the residence of
that great man, whose tomb has lately been
honored by ceremonials in which the highest
olhcers of thej nation participated. He rode
to Mr. Doi qlas's mansion, (it was In the
evening,) and found him engaged with set
cral gentlemen in social conversation. He
conveyed to Senator Doious an intimation
that he had something of importance to
communicate, and, as soon thereafter as wan
consistent with the rules of hospitality and
etiquette, the company was allowed to de
part, and Mr. Asumu.n unfolded his mission
He informed Mr. Doiqlas that he had just
come from Mr. Lincoln, who was in nied of
the support of eterymanwbo could gnc
help to the Government against the rebel
lion, and Mr. A. besought Doioiar to go ut
once to The Pbesidfvt and take him by the
hand and tender him all the aid he could
Mr. Doifu.AB was silent at first; he even
seemed to hesitate. (Could he bate seen
prefigured the present condition of public
affairs, when those who were hottest for the
war are most reluctant to jield to the coun
try the fruition of peace t) He did hesitate
for a time, and Mr. Ashmuv, who felt inspired
by the occasion, poured into his ear a strong
and impassioned appeal, such as one patriotic
statesman might make to another in a crisis
such as then existed. Mrs. Doi'ci.ah was
present; she became deeply interested m the
conversation, and, coming behind her hus
band's chair, she placed her bund upon his
shodldcr and said, " Do go with Mr. Ami
mik." If Mr. DouaLAi had any particle ol
hostile party feeling against his old politlcul
rival, Mr. Likcolw, it melted away, and he
BJid, deliberately and decidedly, "I II go "
'i bo two gentlemen entered Mr. Annuix'
arriuge and they druvo to Tub I'mij.idbnt'i(
House Mr. Linpoin received Doi.ui.as with
outstretched hands and with a benignant
smile, which also spoke of a relief from some
part ol his great load, as if light was break
ing in upon hun. He sat down and garo to
Mr. Doiolas his ideas of tbe situation, and
presented briefly to him his plans, saying ho
had written a proclamation calling lor sow
enty-five thousand men. Mr. Hot ui as had
become Intensely interested, and after con
templating the statements presented by Mr.
Lincour, i? W: "Seventy-fhe thousand
men U not infficient. You will need two
hundred thousand,-'1 and bo indicated upon
the maps before them the points at which he
would place the forces.
The interview wan, in short, eminently
satisfactory. Liicour and Dodolai thence
forth saw eye to eye. After they left The
riEjjpi.ir, Mr. Aiaxi'M said t "Now, In order
that this interview may produce the effects
we desire, it must be published to the
world." Mr. Doiolas assented, and they
repaired to Mr. AsiracVi toom, where
Jlr. lloi-oi.As drafted with his own hand the
dispatch which was given that night to the
Associated Tress stating that an Important
interview bad been held between President
Lixcolx and Senator Doi-oi.as. and that the
latter had given his cordial support to the war
measures inaugurated by the Oovcrnment.
It is not Tor us to qnestion lightly the past
or to speculate boldly upon the future, but
all our readers can remember with what sat
isfaction the adhesion of Docolas to Lin.
colx and the canso of the Government was
received by all loyal hearts how the "War
Democracy " at onco rushed to tho field, and
how tho secessionists who had counted so
largely opon support in tho North were
taught when too lato that party differences
in the loyal States had been buried in the
ruins of Fort Sumter.
As Docolas took his stand by Lincoln so
would ho do, were ho alive to-day, by Prcs
ident Johnson. As he gat e the power of
his Influence in favor of the whole Union
when it was assailed by southern secession,
ists, so would he now do in support of the
Union kept asunder by northern fanatics.
ORDER OF THE PROCESSION TO
RECEIVE THE PRESIDENT.
In accordance with the programme ap
proved by the committee of the City Council,
the following will be the order of the pro
cession: The line will bo formed at 4. o'clock p. m ,
in Indiana avenue, the right (composed of
the military forces of tbe United States
Army and Navy) resting on New Jersey
avenue at the depot.
The various chic associations will be
massed in front of the City Hall. The Fire
men will form in Louisiana avenue, their
right resting on Tilth street west.
The President will be met on the right of
the line liy the reception committee of tho
City Council, and escorted along the line of
procession to the east front of tho City
nan, wnen me Major will delitcr the
address of welcome.
When TnE President has passed the head
of the column at the depot the mditary will
wheel and follow 'Ihe President, and will
halt their commands at tho Intersection of
Third street and Indiana avenue.
On the conclusion of the ceremonies the
line of march will be taken up, by way of
third street to Pennsylvania avenue, to the
Executive Mansion, entering the enclosure
through the cast gute, and passing out of the
western ono the procession is then dismissed.
The Soldiers of tho War of 1812 will take
position in the portico of the White House
and await tho arrival of The Presidfnt.
Marshals of organizations will promptly
report their arrival on the ground, that their
positions in line may be assigned them.
The police arrangements will be exclu
sively in charge of Major Richards, Superin
tendent of Police.
All the marshals w ill be on foot.
The procession will be arranged in thf fol
lowing order, viz:
Marshals and Aids.
Military consisting of United Stifles In
fantry, United States Marines,
United Slates Cavalry.
'I he President and Tarty.
The Majors of Washington, Georgetown,
and Alexandria, and others of the
The Corporate Authorities of Washington.
The Corporate Authorities of Georgetown
the Corporate Authorities of Alexandria.
Resident Kxccutivc Committee of the Phila
The Oldest Inhabitants' Association.
The Hoard of Trade.
The Cons er alive Army and Navy Union.
Young Men's National Union Club of Wash
Young Men's National Union Club of
Johnson Departmental Club.
National Democratic Association.
Executive Committee Irish Citizens.
Employees Washington Navy Yard,
htuployecs of the Arsenal.
Employees of the Government Printing Of
fice. First Wurd Johnson Club; 2d, 3d, -lib, 5th,
Olh und 7th ditto
Citizens and Strangers.
United States Steam Fire Mrignde.
Washington City Tire Department.
Other organizations will report to the chief
marshal, who will assign to them positions in
the line. Jam. A. Tait,
CM: 41 F OIK .MODERN WONDERS.
A few nights ago we hud occasion to
climb to the cjne of the eagle that watches
the city fur fires a room in the loft of the
building occupied by the Metropolitan Po
lice, on Jenth street. It was a quarter past
one o'clock a. in when wc reached the spot,
and we found Ihe guardian of I he night in bed
in an ante-room communicating with tho
apartment where tho electric machinery of
Ihe establishment is located, and where a
gong whose reverberations would arouse the
Seven Sleepers Is subject to tho manipula
tions or any one who can gain access to an
alarm-box in any part of this City of Mugiti
cent Distances. Superintendent Taitott was
there, nil alone In ull his glorj and his robe
f null, his assistant being ill ut tho time.
T. aro9e from the touch where he had been
sleeping with onei'jc open, und insisted upon
reuumg to us an article from a newspaper
which had struck his attention. " Don't be
in a hurry," suid he ; " we'll hae an iilurm,
if jouwillbe patient.' Ho had read the
article only hulf through when " Dang 1
bang I bang I" went the gong, almost deaf
ening in its Infernal clamor. Pop jumped
across the room, touched one or two thing
unvbobs on the sewing machinis ranged on
his counters, and in less than half a minute
tho bells were sounding for box No 27 all
over Washington city, "Tune 1,2.1, 'said
Pop, as he made a mark on a slate. " Fire s
near corner of Seventh and M," he added, as
he resumed the reading of the newspaper.
It seemed that a minute and a half had
not elapsed when we heard the Franklin en
gine tearing along F ttieet, Por finished
his reading, and we looked for the light of
the fire, which was visible across the range
of FoBb'ii. Theatre.. It sbcti. subsided.
and we MKed Por taive MJbe par
ticular! of loss, Insurance, ic'fle (ouched,
NATIONAL JPBUCAN.-SATURDAY- MOBBING,- SEJeTRMT,HMr.18titi
with his wlrard fingers a knob, and the
lightning rang a bell down stairs. A shrill
whistle sharpened np through a tube, and a
roice rrom below asked "What's wanted?"
Por gurgled an answer down the tube
"Please ask City Hall If he knows what this
fire is." In another minute another whistle,
and Catrov reported through the tube:
"They haven't heard jet at City Hall about
the fire." The fire was extinguished by this
time, however; although, as it broke out in
frame buildings, It might have had a chance
for a great spread.
We looked with wonder upon the ma
chinery of that telegraph office, where one
man had the whole city at his finger ends
spreading alarms and receiving information
of Incalculable value. How much, reader,
do you suppose the person who wields that
necromantic power, and assumes that great
responsibility, gets in salary? Really wcare
ashamed to tell j ou. You must inquire of
the powers that be.
The Military District ofTtiM.
Id general order, aeiamlng command of the die
trlct of Texae, Major General Horatio a Wright
annouaeei that th pretest dtitrict of the Rio
Orande will oonititote tbe inbdiitrlet of tbe Rio
Grande, to be commanded bj Brevet Major Gen
eneral George W Gettj j and tbe present central
dlatriot, tbe iub district of Fan Antonta, tobe com
mended by Brevet Major General 8. I Hel utile
man Tbe following named office n are announced aa
ttaffoffioera of tbe eeparate brigade which the troopi
of thla diitriot conetltnt : Anlitant Adjutant Gen
eral, Brevet Colonel C. II. Whlttleney, Major and
A. A. G. Voli AMletent Inspector General, Breret
LI eat Col. E. D. Maion. Captain and A. A. G.
Vole. Saperrlitng Commlisary. Breret Major Gen
eral J P, llawkini, Captain and CommiMary of
Sublicence, U. S A. Aldea-de Camp, Brevet
Lieut Col. T. L. Uevdn, Captain and A. D. C
Second Lieut Jamee W. Dixon, Sd V. 6 Cavalry i
Muttering Officer, Brevet Captain A. To wo tend,
Fint Lieut , U 3 A.
Kw Customs IUffulatlous.
In accordance with the third tection of the act
"to prevent muggtlng,1 approved Juoe 27, 1864,
and the third Motion or the act "further to prevent
mogg.log," approved Julj 18, 1660, and alto or the
firth tection of the act "to protect revenue, and for
other purpotei," approved Julj 28, I860, regale
tloni in circular form have jurt been prescribed by
the Secretary of theTreaaurj, relative to tbe exam
ination of pusengeri and their baggage, arriving
from a foreign cootlguoui country, baggage in
tranttt through Canada, goods, warea, and mer
chandise In tranrlt from one American port to an
other, manifests, locks and teals, the unloading of
cars, 1c. In conclusion, the Secretary aayt that
before commencing any proceedings under proil
tluns of tbe twentieth section of the act "further
to prevent smuggling," approved July 18, 1S6C,
collectors of customs, or other letting offlcert, shall
submit the fact! and clroumttancei in each cue to
the Department for consideration nod decision.
Detached, Sept 7 Paymaster Arthur Burtla,
from the Moacoota, and ordered to settle bia ac
counts, Gunner John G. Adams, from the Inde
pendeoce, and ordered to the Mare Island navy
yard, Lieutenant Commander Alfred T. Mahan,
Passed Assistant Surgeon A B J udaon and Second
Assistant Engineer Henry Snyder, from the Mua
coota, and placed on waiting orders, Commander
Thomas Patterson, from the command of the Mus
coota, and placed on waiting orders, Acting Vol
unteer Lieutenant George K Durand, Acting En
signs Thomas Holdon, John F Perry John D
Thomas, Mate Gardner D. Syma, Acting Third As
sistant Eoglneers D 0 Berttch, Joteph J. Mick
ler, John J Baits and George Taylor, from the
Muscoota, and placed on waiting orders
Pwfalle tand Operation..
Th. Cotamifiloner of tat Qtoir.t Land Offlc. hti
jolt rtcflred tb rctaroi from th. br.oeb. Had
offic. at E.tt Clair, WIhooiIb, for th. month of
Aagait Lit, which show that 102 001 acres wer
diipoicd of la that prlod, ac follow! With bounty
land warranti, 1,560 acr.a, nnder th. home
toad act, 2 285 1 with agrloultural colltgo
leg. aerlp, 07,824 aires, and for caib, 1,232 aerei
Return! from the land office at St Cloud, Minna
Ota, for the aam. month, ibow th. ditpoaal of
9 304 acrei, 0,044 acres of wb!c were settled
under the bomeitead law, and th. residue with
military warrants. Th. public land disposals at
the fronton, Missouri, land office during the sam.
period, amounted to 7,113 acros, most of which
wm taken up under tbe homestead law,
Receipts from Cuatome.
Th. receipt, from oustoma at tbe ports of Dos.
ton, Philadelphia and Baltimore for the week
ending September 8, were as follows . Doston,
$400,873 (3, Philadelphia, (231,710 25, Baltimore,
(207,081,03. Th. receipts at the port of New Or
leans from August 27 to August 31, were (59,.
The Secretary of the Treasury yesterday recelred
a packnge containing (700, forwarded by a Catholic
priest of Baltimore, who stated, In an acoompanylng
note, that he had obtained the money through the
confessional from an Individual who acknowledged
that he had defraudel the Government out of the
Iitbrial Revere The receipts yesterday
were (1,178,189 82, and from tbe first of July, the
beginning of the present fiscal year, up to date,
The Cholera in Europe.
Orcat consternation Ims been occasioned
in Naples by n sudden visitation of tho chole
ra, which in three hours struck doun ll.irtj
four out of eighty inmatisof a jrirln' school.
In London the epidemic is rapidly decreas
ing. The returns of deaths for Ihe mx weeks
ending September 1 wero as follows: 3 10,
SOb, l.OM, 781, 451 and 215. 1 he Telegraph
"The district of infection in tho cast of
London has been accurately mapped out b)
the pipes of tho Old l'ord C'ompanj, and it
has been ascertained that, to the uarlers
where a certain supply comes the cholera
has come too; where it is exchanged for
another source, the chottra has ceased. Nor
can we resist tho collateral facts which T)r
Lctheby has lately marshaled on the subject.
'Ihe famous or lnlumous pump in Jtroad
street, rit. James's, is what Lord Itaton would
have ailed 'an instance of tho lamp' a tlear
light thrown on the tntire mutter. At West
Horn, in 1H5T, ono Bide only of u street was
attacked, it was tound thut the people had
resorted to one pump, and when it was
closed the epidemic ceased. Again, in 1849,
southern London suffered severely, and a
certain supply was discovered to bo propa
gating tbe plague, while the other sources in
the district had no noxious properties The
pestllenco reappeared in 1854, when tho old
company was furnishing tho best, and the
new company tho worst water; and on that
occasion tho district which had originally
suffered escaped, while that which had been
untouched In the first attack was now smit
ten. "Working people pay dearly for the mis
erable quarters in which they consent to
live. '1 hey can do something to sw eeten the
water by boiling It; but if the cholera finds
them out hi the dismal and fetid holes where
they live they must die, and they do die like
rotten sheep. '
Tai Daik Aqes Women's.. Punch.
THE PRESIDENTIAL TOUR
PROGRESS THROUGH PRSSiLYM
LAMENTABLE AfdDEXT AT JOIIJISTuVT.X.
ORr.sser;iio, 1'a, 9.15 p. m. The IVsi-
Ueut was received here by an enthusiastic
crowd, who displayed a banner with the
words "Welcome to the Tresldent" Inscribed
The President, having been called upon
for a speech, said that time would admit of
his making only a few remarks. He ten
dered his sincere thanks fir this demonstra
tion not merely for him as an Individual,
but because he viewed it as an Indication of
the uprising of the people to rcstoro peace
and harmony to all parts of the country, and
because he would not abandon the principles
upon which he was elected and sanction the
Krccdmcn's Bureau, the civil rights and the
Montana bills, and various other measures
projected by the last Congress. It was
charged that he had turned traitor, and that
Congress were tho only simon-purcs. Ho
had exercised tho veto power in vindication
of tho rights of tho people. "There," he
said, "I have always stood, and there, If
necessary, I will perish."
Senator Cowan joined the party at this
Latrobk, Pa., 9 30 Senator Cowan ln-1
troduced tho distinguished members of tho
party. Tho President responded to a re
quest for a speech in a few words, saj Ing ho
appreciated this kind demonstration. He
had always tried to discharge his duty faith-
luiiy to the people, and that ho left in their
hands tho flag with thirty-six stars and the
Constitution, which he knew with them
would be safe.
Houqucts were presented to the President,
Oen. Urint, and Admiral Farrago! by the
ladies. A card accompanying tbe bouquet
to tho Presides said tho young .ladles who
presented it intended to make tho young
gentlemen vote for a Representative who
would sustain his administration.
When Gen. Orant the second timo op-
pcareu mi me platform the band was re
quested to cease playing, whereupon he dryly
remarked that they had better continue to
hten to the music, as they would net cr listen
to a speech from him.
At Altoona the President made a brief
response to the address, and in tendering his
thanks said he was glad to bo thus compli
mented by the people, for from that source
It was more welcome than from any other.
It was tho peoplo ho had tried to servo from
his advent into public life to tho present
time, and upon whom he would always rely
to stand by the country in every emergency.
It was the peoplo who constitute tho source
of power in this country and who, when prop
erly inlormed and lrecd from prejudice, will
settle all tho public questions. Passing
through this mountain scenery reminded him
of his own mountain home in his adopted
State. When the rights of a nation are In
vaded and liberty and freedom driven from
them, they alwajs reside longest with the
people of the mountains, and if the time shall
ever come that our frco Constitution shall be
lost, the freemen of the mountains of Penn
sjltuma will be the last to gite it up.
Ho said wo had just passed through a
bloody and expensive war; but, thank God,
the flag of the country still contains thirty,
six stars. Ho had thought the time had
come w hen we should hat e permanent peace;
but there seems to have been inaugurated a
policy iu Congress whicji, If persisted in,
would result in another struggle. Were wo
prepared to seo tho Goddess of Liberty
Btrugg is through fields or blood in her
paternal exit? Cries or "No." Recon
ciliation and harmony is what tho nation
now needs; but when tho work was nearly
completed wo found a conflict between the
executive and leglslatito departments of the
Government. lie had undertaken to restore
the Government according to tho Constitu
tion, and ho had been denounced as a tyrant
and usurper. Ho defended his vetoes, and
declared ho would alwajs be found defcnduig
tho people's rights.
TUB PitFSIDKNT's HPf LPTIOV AT IIARRHBURO
THE MUKNTARU A t ll NT AT JOMSHTOWK.
Harrhburu, Sept. 14 Tho President to
night, at 10 o'clock, addressed tho crowd
from tho balcony of the hotel. In tho course
of bis remarks he said tho charges of usurpa
tion against him w cro well know n Ho cared
not for calumnies, defamation and slander.
Ho had lived for nearly II ft). seven years,
and it was no new thing for him to bo a
sailed by the enemies of tho people. Ho
would not be driten from tho position he
had occupied for the last twentj-five years
by these defamers and a subsidized press,
and, thongh not u very old man, ho had
lived uiuuy of his slanderers down, and,
though life was uncertain, ho expected to
live to triumph oter his calumniators of this
Ho protteded at, length to speak on the
topics of the day, in substance Bimilar to tho
speeches he had made elsewhere during the
Mr Oiun'lliome, and sctcral other gen-tle-iuen
of a ewnmtteo from Washington,
have arm td to escort tho President on his
becretary Seward arrived at Harnsburg
to-night, and tho President visited him at
A laintntable incident occurred at Johns
town to-day A platform extending over
the canal, 7) feet long and from 15 to lb
feet in width, on which seterul bundled per
sons were standing, broko In tho centre, just
as the train with the President und party on
board arrhed. Its occupants were precipi
tated to the ground a distance of about lit)
feet. 'Ihe timbers and human beings were
inked up promiscuously, all falling In aeon
'Ihe giving way or tho structure was wit
ncBscd from tho cars, but it could not, at
that time, be ascertained anything like an
approximation to tho extent of the disaster.
Col. Olleirne, Deputy .Marshal of the His
trict ol Columbia, remained, at the request
or tho President, to .render such assistance
as might be necessary. Mr. Murphy, or
Washington rendered valuable, assistance.
Col. O'Jieirim supermtended the carrying
from the wreck the victims and placing
them in wagons to bo conveyed tp their
homes. Sorao had both anna and legs
broken, others were injured to a less extent,
w Ith contused heads, and seven or eight were
killed, while this evening six more were In a
dying condition. About ninety persons were
severely and k large number slightly wounded,
Colonel OTlclrne saw the bodies of two girls.
apparently fourteen years of age, also those of
two women and three men. The friends of
thettnfortunate parties hurried to the scene,
frantic with grief, mothers with children In
their arms seeking their kindred; In fact, tho
entlro population was gathered around Iho
distressing scene, anxiously looking and In
quiring for friends and relatives. Physicians
were sent for, and twelve arrived from Pitts
burg. It is said the President contributed liberally
for the relief or the most necessitous by this
Pen, Pencil, and Nelauoro.
IIok. John II. Rick, of Maine, arrived at
the Ebbltt lions, laat evening.
"Tiir AstKatrAx Conflict" Grcelcj's war
on the PreatdenU
IIrownlow says " he wants to mako loy
alty respectable " Then l.t him qnlt It Ex.
"Mr Policy" The people's insurance
egitnit repudlatlon.flojlon roil.
Hon. Hcxrt Gridkr, member of Congress
from th. RussellviU. district, Kentucky, died on
OfOROi V. Moodt, late colonel In the
rebel army, and a d.legat. from Mississippi to th.
Johnson Philadelphia Convention, was shot dead In
his offlu. at Port Qlbsoa on th. 8th Inst.
Parsov Brownlow and Jack Hamilton
ar. fir. tried " patriots Of coura. thev are.
They wen lire eaUre though when It suited their
Gkn. Swift, the new Naval Officer at Bos.
ton, has appointed T. Brown. Dix Deputy Naval
OOcor. Mr. Dlx Is a brother of On. DU, and was
formerly chief .lerk of the Warehouse Bureau.
Aman and his friend Uallauf, two noted
sportsmen of this elty, hav. been slaughtering
squirrels and wild pigeons In Maryland by th.
wholesale thla week. Tbey bagged a few fox aqulr
rils, remarkably large and fin.
TniRE can be no millcnipm during the ex
latenee of such mea as Wendell Phillips and Thad
Steveni. If th. 110000 11. down with th.
lamb one of thoa. aroh maloontents would kick the
Hon and th. other th. lamb, and thus there would
be a renewal of etrlf. on the first day.
Tub New York Independent says : " No
man shall be th. Beit President of the United
States who does not ask permission of the negro "
There Is manliness In the avowal. The radical
leaders all have the same purpose, but, unlike TU
ton, tbey hav. not th. pluck to avow It.
Jack Hamilton's other qualification for
th. radical nomination as Vic. President, which
he Is tald to be earnestly seeking, Is the little fact,
stated by the Houston Ttligrapk, that "after tho
war commenced b. applied to a leading merchant
In Qalvcston for money to raise a eompaoy for con
federate serrloe "
Tut American missionary at Oroomiah,
Persia, writes that the high price of cotton goods
oonsequent upon the American war, has led to an
Immense Increase In th. culture of cotton In Persia.
The general ollmat. of northern Persia Is very fa
vorabl. to tbe product, with the oxceptlon of some
exposor. to heavy frosts
A Yavkfe school marm, known as Mary
A. Weldon, alias Mrs. Fairfield, who settled in
ltlobmond shortly after the evaouatlon, was arrest
ed on 6unday last In Richmond, drunk and disor
derly. She bad on an undergarment, with a hoop
skirt for an outer. In this dishabille she wts ar
rested. She taught a colored school, antll turned
loose as a atreet.walker and drunkard
Mr. WuiTFnocsK, of Boston, was return
ing Saturday night from Iho New England Fair,
where be bad been exhibiting a collection of Cali
fornia rattlesnakes, and while opening one of the
boxes was bitten by one of tbe reptiles As soon
as be reaooea borne be took large doses of whisky
and was soon pronounced out of danger.
At the time tho Prussians inarched into
tbe Grand Ducby of Nassau, tbe Qrand Duke sent
HI barrels of excellent Rhine wine to Strasbourg,
In France, and deposited them for safe-keeping at
the depot of the French Eastern railway. Now,
tbe Prussian King has attached them throngh his
agents, and proposes to sue, In tbe French eonrta,
the railway company, for tho re delivery of the
wine. An Interesting case may be expected.
R. A. Alfxamjek, tbe wealthy ami well
known tnrftnan or Ktntuokjr. bai rstlrod from th
racing world, and sold oat hi largo tod valnabl
took of blood bonei Asteroid brought $7,000,
BltDca $1,500, and Bay $1,080. Forty-thr other
trotting, pacing, and running horiti wer o1d,
bringing prlcei arylng from $50 to $800 JUIi
took of Durham bat., calrai, Aldernsy and South
down buck wr alio iold at low prlocs.
"I own no slaves, but It is because of my
pOTtrty and not beoaai I am oppoiad to owning
tbm ThMethodUt of Now England
and other denomination! tak th ground that ilave-
holding li ailn, an injnitle, a barbarlim. I do
not believe them I believe, with the Constitution
ofmyoountry, that slaves are a lawful apeclea of , den and Lelpslc.
property, and that those who feed and ololhe them o, p.. .' ... ,,
well, Instruct them In religion, are better friend. I "' """"""". SP'. -A farewell banquet
to them than those who tet them at liberty." ! WM8v" " d,r the American Embassy. As-
Parson IIrownlow. slstant Secretary Fox and several United States
A strangk rumor has reached England "I'1 0o", "" P"""t.
from Rome to the effect that a conspiracy to poloon Count Qortsohuoff made a speech expressing the
the Emperor of the French at Vichy was discovered hope that tho good faith now prevailing between
befor. he left that place The pol.on was to have Ru. onJ lh, Unla 6ul b, ,,,
been administered In a potion which the Emperor ..j , ,, , ... . ... .
wu accustomed I. drink : after hi. bath. It is J. "d """ nd ""' """ W" d,"" " "
aerted that a man named Valentine was to have log considered a menace to other nations,
carried this design Into effeot, but wbon It wu dls- Paris, Sept. 13 The Journal da Debutes of to
covered through a warning letter, cent by one of day atatea tbat the Frenoh and Engllah Govern
the consplratora In Rome to the Emperor, Valen- ments have conjointly made an active represent..
tin committed lulotd.
WHS-C the rebels ere In possession of East '
Tsnnessee one of tbelr scouting parties stopped at '
honsorln Carter county in which there were only i
two remales, a mother and her daughter. The
male portion of the family was concealed In the
mountains to evade tbe rebels, who were In pursuit I
of them. This scouting party commenced helping
tbemaelree to fowla and geeae, when one of the
ladle. .tePpd forward, holding a pl.tol In her '
hand, and demanded that th itolen property I
hould b returned Leaving th property In poi.
tension of Ui rightful owner, they retired, amazed
to And one who dared aert her rlghti In face of
the military Thli lady li no other than Mrs
Btorer, th aooompIUbed daughter of Preildent
Johnion. j, q,
14 Eternal vigilance Is the price of lib
erty,'1 and th grauhoppere in Judiciary Square
ought to know It On Wednesday afternoon a
lady reildiog In the ImmsJIate neighborhood
donned her inn bonnet and went Into th iparie
paitur grouud In th Square and captured a fow
graeihorpen for a pet mocking bird, when a ooari
looking fellow earn out of th barrack bulldlnge
Ituated on th gronndi and ordered her to go
away. She refuted to go, and be went Into th
building and brought out another man, who. In a
till more authorltatir manner, commanded her to
leave, saying It wai by orden from Major Some
body We hav read of tb gam prtierrei of th
Engllah arletooracy. Ferbapi tb War Depart
ment bar taken th graiinopperi of tb Diitriot
In charge, In order to preierr them. If they
bar, why iho aid tbey not li put loto tbe frud.
ttiu'i Damn f
Tho National (Rcpoblican.
NEWS BY THE CABLE
Tho French Mortgago on Maxi
SPANISH DUTIES INCREASED.
A 8 ID ACCIDENT lit PENNSYLVANIA.
Fire Persons Killed and 30 Wounded.
Maryland Slate Olflctn li Meet (he Preildent.
NEGRO RIOT IN NEW ORLEANS.
By the Cable to Ihe A.eoelaUd Prese
LATH rUUEIUH HKWI.
Uuaamra cmtaK to Canada St, Lcgor Race
Amerii.n. Pollcjr Ap, roTed A Twent -Eight
LlriarooL, Sept 13, evening The Canard
tteamablps Europe and Tarlfa sailed this afternoon
for Quebec direct, with a regiment of hussars for
service la Canada.
Th. ship Twilight, which sailed from this port
recently for New York, hu put back to Liverpool
Loidos, Sept. 13 The great St. teger race,
which came off to-day at Donoaster, waa won by
th. favorite, Lord Lyoa. Savernok. was second,
and tbe Knight of tbe Crescent the third.
The Morning Port of to-day, la an editorial.
warmly applands the policy of non-intervention of
the United States In th. war between Spain and
the South American Republics, Chill and Pern,
and cordially approves the moderation evinced by
the United States la regard to Meilco.
Mcsica, Sept. 13 The Government of Bavaria
hu determined upon endeavoring to obtain a loan
of 28,000,000 florins by means of a lottery to be
drawn In this elty.
LtrinrooL, Wednesday evenlng.SreadaturTs
Market Arm at the pricea reported on Toesday.
Tallow market firm.
Lomdoii, Wedneaday evening. The money la
unchanged Conaola cloaed at 89v for money.
American aecurltles are firmer, and prices nave
generally advanced. Thecloalng quotatlone are as
follows. United States 6-20's, T2Jj Erie, 45 Illl.
nola Central, 70).
QtTiissrowir, Sept. 13, noon The steamer
Queen, from New York, Sept. 1st, arrived this fore,
noon and proceeded to Liverpool.
Lo.ir.OK, Sept. 13, noon Th. Atlantic Telegraph
Company hare called a meeting of the stockholders
for the purpose of raising funds to buy np the In
terest of the Aoglo-Am.rlcan Telegraph Company,
nnder whose auspices the oablo hu been eompleted.
BorTaiMPTOif, Sept 13, noon Tb. st.amsblp
Hansa, from Bremen, with a fair complement of
pusengers and 14,000 In gold, sailed to-day for
Paais, Sept 13, noon. The Maiuliur of to-day
publishes a Convention, which waa signed In tbe
city of Mexico, on July 30, by which Mailmlllan
tranfers to the Frenoh agents one half the receipts
from customs throughout the Euplr. for th. pur
pose of paying tbe liabilities of Mexloo to France.
lb. Convention goes Into operation on tb. 1st of
Mamid, Sept. 13a. m The Spanish Cortei
have Toted to looreue the Import duty on some
goods to twelve per cent.
Xriesti, Sept. 13 a. m Advices from Athens
state that the Cretan Assembly hav. Toted for th.
annexation of tbe Island of Candla to Qreeoe.
Biblis, Sept. 13 a. m The Prussian Chamber
of Deputies have voted an electoral law and a Par.
llament for Saxony.
QmtslTowi, Sept. 13a. m The steamship
Delaware, from New York August 30th, arrived
this afternoon and proceeded to Liverpool.
SootBiartos, Sept. 18-p. m The steamship
Teutonla, from New York September 1st, arrived
thla afternoon and prooeeded to Hamburg.
Llitarooi, Sept. 11p m Tbe steamship
Damascus sailed this afternoon for Quebec via Lon
donderry, with th. Canadian mails and four hun
Birlh, Sept. 13 Negotiations between Prus
sia and Saxony make very slow progress. It Is
tald that Prussia demands the taking of the oath of
loyalty to herself by the Saxon troop.; the pay
meat of ten million of thalers u Indemnity to Prus.
tia u expenses of the war, and tbe richt to arrl.
son the Fortress Eonlnteln .n.l m. .in.. n
tlon to tb SulUn of Turkey again it tb acqulil
on lT th. Unlt,d state. Qov.rnm.nt of the Island
, ,. Q .. . 0 .
L'nrooL, Sept. 13p. m The cotton mar.
k" '" unchanged and steady. Sales to-day foot
up 13,000 bales. Middling uplands are quoted at
J3a. The breadstuff, market Is firmer, and pricea
, . . .
U UpWrd Th PrwW " ""boot
change Lrd U " dul1'
Lqidos, Sept 13, noon Conioli ar quoted at
89i for money, 5 20'i, 72Jj Krle, 7( Illlnoli
Central, 78 J.
Lundqm, Bert 13, evening Tber li no change
In tbe money market, oonioli doling at fill, for
money. The closing prloea of American iecurltle
are U S 5 20'i,72it Erie railroad ibarei, 45( II.
llnoli Central iharei, 78.
Political Cantor the lMuu Hadlcal of Mil
St. Loi'iii, Kept It Theradloaliof tb Seventh
dlitrlct of Mluourl yeaterday nominated Un.
Loan for re election to Congrem by acclamation.
A resolution wai adopted azpreiiing tha, hop
that Andrew Johnion li tb I tit of tb great affile.
tloni eLt upon th nation to bring It to repentance
for ita long denial of ual juitlo to all men
lb Mayor and Board of Health ofllolally an
nounce that tbe cholera hu ceaied to ezUt ai an
Cholera Iu Iltchiuoud,
Ricbmokd. Sept. U.Th Board of Health re
port four cam of cholera il&o 0 p, m. ytiUrdej
only ooi fatal.
tWcepilon of th Pre Ident at th Marland
Baltimom, Sept. 14 Tb elty eoanoili thla
renlng postponed a reioiutlon offered to mak ar
raogemtnti for extending a reception to Pritdnt
Th Oorinior of th Stat and otheri will meet
th President to morrow at tho Maryland lino and
eioort him to tho city.
Terrible Accident la Penney Ivanla A Hum.
br of Hereon Killed and Wounded by
th Falling of a Bridge.
Johhtowh, Pa , Sept. l4Th public road
bridg at thli pta broke down to-day with a
crowd of people on It, who had aatemhled to
th Prtildenfi party. Four or Are ar laid to b
killed and thirty or forty wounded.
A Negro It lot
Niw OftMURft, Sept. 13 A slight dlitorbanc
occurred last evening, eaaid by th arrest of two
colored women. An attempt waa mad to reeeno
them by some colored loldleh. Tho polio wr
rinforcd, and were mat by lh ngroa with a
volley of stones and an Invitation to com on. Tho
polio, uilited by li viral Federal offioert, succeed
d In restoring quiet
John Henderson, Jr., a member of theonrntlon
of 18M, hu died from Injurlei received at th 80th
of Jaly riot.
New 0 alia its, Sept. 14 The military officer
ar pontihtng severely th negro soldiers who par
ticipated In th riot of Wcdneeday I ait. Four ar
now hanging by their thumbs.
Coaot Hnrvejr The Cuba Cable.
Fort Monro, Sept. 13 Tb United FUUi
sarvay steamer Corwln, Captain Blake, has arrived
at the Oosport nary-yard, for tho purpose of ob
talnlng supplies and undergoing repairs. Sh will
shortly sail for th coast of Florida, and, In addi
tion to th ordinary pout survey dntlet. will also
be In readiness, her officers state, to aiiiit la lay.
log th cable to Cuba.
Two Hon Over Niagara Fall.
Nuoiaa Finn, Snt. 13 Two men, while at
tempting to crois tb river abovo th rapids yester
day, bad their boat struck by a squall and forced
Into th rapids, and Immediately went over tho
falls. Th men wtr Mr. Cooper, said to be post
muter at Chippewa, and tbo other a ferryman.
Genl Grant to Attend a Soldiers' M !!(.
Chicago, Sept. 12 General Grant hu written
a letter accepting an Invitation to bo present at th
annual meeting of th Society of th Army of tho
Tanneue, which takee placo at Cincinnati, on th
16th of November.
Th Ohio xllTer.
PAnKERiBDftQ, W. Va., Sent. 13 Th Ohio
river at this point two hundred miles below Pitta
burg Is ten feet deep and rising Navigation is
open for the seaion. Steamboats ar dally depart
ing for Mayivill, Portsmouth, Cincinnati, Louts
Till, St. Louis, Ao , with wsiUrn freights.
Rt T-nmi Rant 1 H Thai T.eniuB..tl. I".----.
.- . ."wu, -,. a a. tin auvuswieitiv VVUglVI
looal Convention, of thi Twelfth district of Illlnole,
yeiiraay nominated w m. tt Morrtion for Congress
Reaolutlons lodonlng th action of th Philadel
phia Convention were adopted.
General Ilutler for Conjrr
Boitot, 6pt. 13 Dr. Georg B. Loring d.
cllnes the candidacy for Congress in tho Euex dis
trict Gen Bmjamin F. Butler wilt therefore be prob
- Halt Imor Market
vAbitJivna, ucn. . -ciuur very arm rtnoei
lirm red 2 80a(2 Si. Corn dull with a down-
wru iruu.no. vais neavj at aiaeoo 1 rovls
lons steady. Orooerlee Inactive. Whisky flrmi
Psiladelphu, Sept. U Tbe Falrmoont eoel
oil refinery, on Thirteenth and Ilamllton streets,
was destroyed by fire at six o'olock this mornloK.
Uil $12, 000, of which one half la Inaured.
Illnea. of Secretary Howard
PltTBiuao, Sept. 13 The Preeldentlal party
left here this morning. Secretary Seward waa too
unwell to accompany them, but will leave In tbe
next tialn and arrive In YYaahlngton on Satarday.
Baltimom, Sept. 14 The Steamer Henry L.
flaw, of Shrlver's eanal line of .learner, to Phila
delphia and New York, exploded thla moraine.
On. man was killed.
BUw York Market.
Nsw Vonr. Sent 14 Cotton firm. Finn. J:
ellned 15.20 i heat dull. Corn and pork atoadr.
The Clri clnml Convrnlloii I.ctlcr
ll-oia Uenortil Wlnlar.
"."-.HBI.,OTPI IV, iOUO.
Brevet Mttior General Cutter and Ctairman Com
mittee, iyf .
DlcvnSlR Tti. Imnnafllliln fn.nin tt lA.
my business engagement here long enough
to accent j our Tnvitutlon to attend tho Sol
diers' Com entlon at Cleveland next week.
My convictions, however, and my earnest
hopes aro with you and tho objects of the
Thf fl1tmnt nf anillltAPn nnllllntnna In An
stroy our Union In ltJCl furnished aa oppor.
niinij ivr vvery luyui nmu hi pui nimseil
right on the record, which you and I, and all
our brother soldiers, embraced, by enlisting
lur luu nur,
Thfl Drpnnnt nllntnnt nF -.,i.rn nn..l..
politicians to commit Klmilar rebellious acts,
UV kcenino nilF TTnlrtn In n rnmtittAt nt lia.
ard and danger, and compelling ono portion
ui uur countrymen to suumit without voice
or renrr-sontntlnn tn tlm iFnTOHimmt aF h
ntllPr nftrtlnn fnrnlalioa nimllin An.....-.!. .
.v...u.., .u..t..,vB WIUIULI UVIIUl tUUIiy
for all loyal Union soldiers to rally for tho
fjicoi-rvuuuu ui me sumo union tor wnicnwe
ought as comrades during four long and
I wish to bo considered as enlisted in tho
same cause for this war also, and willing to
march under the same flag, shoulder to shoul
der with any and ull who are willing to strike
another blow for peace and Union, whether
etcran soldiers or now recruits.
I would evin trust a repentant rebel sol.
dier who fought us on a fair Held, but iiloy
ally disposed now, rather than the politicians
and contractors who stayed at homo and
robbed us aud the Oovcrnment throughout
the war, and now have the impudence to ask
us to sliaro tho Government wo havo pre
sort i.d with negroes, in order that they moy
continue to grow fat on their verbal patriot
ism. Iet our old comrades all understand tho
true issues which tho President Is taking in
our btlulf. Let them understand that tho
Ulllon fur whirli Wn fniifrlit nn,l Biiflfirml nTtn.
being as we thought, jircierted by our arms,
Is now being trilled with and endangered by
uiuvu Bci-mra mm jiuuiiviuim lur lueir own
sclllali ends, and I have no fear but that
tliion tii,,a ln.na nt til.in ml.!.., t t
uov (jtuituiia titvo v untv, nuibll, iu 1110
cause and under the flag of the Union, swept
iriunijMiuuiiy over uu mo enemy s positions,
will again rally Into another mighty Union
army, which will this full sweep before It all
foes to our Union, whether traitors of tho
North or South, or both together, and thus
llnishwith tho ballot the great work com
menced with the bayonet.
Isaac J, Wist. r, lato llrlgudiert.cn'l.,
United Htalis Volunteers.
Tamvi Tint Hun. bv tiih llnns-R.
young man numed Charles lluck undertook
to exhibit a jtramah bull whoso keeper was
sick, in a circus in St, Louis, recently, Tho
unlmul did not rili.h his fuiuiliuritics, and
suddenly turning upon him made a terrible'
thrust at him with his horns, lluck caught
hold ofhis horns, and a polictman named
Smith rushed Into tho arena and cuught tho
bull by tho tall. 1 ho animal, at this, turned
his fury upon Smith, but tho latter hung
stoutly to Iho tall, and us the bull turned
was swung violently around. Olbers now
camo to tlio resiuo, aud tho bull was secured
- Tin American Colonization Society have,
reoenlly bad applications from 00 colored persona
to ill thin. a their purpose to .mlgrat. to Liberia,