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Tss Yoics'ot tui Piorui Oca Utwi-
ClPiLnOTIMMIHI. W RiTfl pl4C tO the
UowlngcoramnnlctUoa from tbe pea of
one of our Qerrasft fellow dtlseoii
Miu Editori I m an humble Ui-paysr
of ibis gram! capital of a great republic,
wtmia oei lenTo o iuwa low rcmarai to
jemr wide.r-circaia.e4 paper, to wblca I am
a enbscrlber. Allow rue first to put tb
Imple question Why all tuts c1aii of
arms, tbla win commotion la tb r" (
imnnr (S miH l l,4.i-a f lha tlTO OU
potto wlogt of tbaRepobUcno fwrtf Ii I II
( bells vlojr our flret lmprekw) all rot
notB.oge.ee but tot the irreatmi good for
thr(HtnninF of oar fellow-cltlxene
and ut-pa-or-, white aod colored, of lots
beolf bled nwlropolls- and M tbey goto; so
far la tbelr teal to outstrip each otber la
that laadsble object that they would even
kill each other 1 tHll sir wardsthe tat-pa vers
woo Id allow It and rs) tbe spoils the
offlce not coral flf iDtHMmtldaratlon at .111
are thev not worth whlU to b spoktn of t
Tin That absolute Mayoral tj whh tu ap
Modaceai ibl $18,000 collectortblpi that
15.000 rcgUtanfalpr that l000 wood aod
coal meaaorenblp, Ao. Ii that tba last
qaeauontobothouBbtorbr these unselfish
rttliea leaden 1 Of coarse, thev take them,
uuereo. Decease mey wouia noi iiks to
nna ineir iauowcuiene ov a rerasai.
Bat now to the point, fallow.tax payers.
What U all tble dlscraeeful Debt aod com
motion for? It It not for tba spoils and
from a strong loberent raotlre la them to
rale, which li to tweet to some! What
dlUe rence doe It make to u elttxeas who of
ibcM designing, plotting men are pat at the
head of affaire aod lord It orer oe If we do
not change tbe lasUta lions aod lairt which
jrlva them the pqwer to do mtneblef and to
Impoverish tba city treesarjl It le the
earn thlog whether we keep tba form of
District and city government we have at
preaent or whether we change It to a territo
rial form of government) If we do not make
the laws and louUntlone to that Inituad of
the offlce holder, onr agenU. havlox ni
holding n, the people, la tbelr power tod
tabservlent to their behests, we, the people
and taxpayers, bold them liable and re
sponsible to oar eoreralgn command, aod
make them feel that tbey are In reality oar
errant and not we thefrt.
Why It It that the Mayor hat tho dlslrlba
tlon fas presents for welldone services) of
all the minor municipal offlcea and tha nq
merdfal dismissal of tbelr locambenta at
hU abaolute will f Why make him supreme
ruler? It thli a democratic, a republican
IntUlatton? It U worthy, It It honorable,
for ut, whlU) at well at colored, clUscnt that
we Ant fight among ourselves to decide what
loan than be our absolute ruler, and then,
If we have succeeded In electing him, goto
Wat and beg of him a petty oQlce at a pres
ent, to hold only io long as It suits blm In
Zt'Ptt.S'1 we "V hject slaves
hit Infallible behests ? Is that what aU this
ru u ivr o.orea rauwcitiiens, It
thlt not slavery again with a veareanco and
la a worse form, being te!Mmpod ? if
we intend to change oar form of District
ua city government lei ut iry witu an our
might to change It to the better.
Cel us elect all our officers from the Mayor
down to the last la the rank i let ni elect onr
joagee, who often bare oar lire and oar all
In their handt(lf that cannot be done nor,
let the epilation bett-ln onr school trm.
tee t let nt elect the so Deri uten dent of
poUce and the board of polios commission
era, who now hold their sessions la secret
conclave, use the boiy inq.ais.uon of old,
shntUnc tbelr doors aealott tbelr fellow.
dUaeas, that It never shall leak out by whom
of their number one or the other of oar cltl
seni and business men It denounced and
aaaj oe ruined, ana the honorable police com
missioner may have a chance when he meet
mm man ut pretena inenatnip in mm, and
aak his favors. Ltt nt demand of them, as
we bar a sovereign right to do, that they
open their doors to us and let the sunlight
thine In to them and their moatlogs, md If
they cannot stand that. If tho watchful pub
lic cjo ia wg macn i or incm, Kt at at the
proper time disband them and elect better
men wbo are not afraid of daylight. By all
means let us not fester secret InaUItlooe la
tbe heart of our republic. 'ternal vigi
lance Is the price of liberty." Let ns elect
all our public men and keep tbem well In
hand and we shall not sea so much of arbi
trary and overbearing action on tbelr part
and shall hear less of tbelr pet phrase,
which they use at every occasion! "Yon, the
people, are governing," reserving always,
when they utter It, la tbelr Innermost heart
the thought, "with our permission, or with
us as your heads." Then, and then only,
shall we la fact bo tbe governors, aod our
Institutions will only then become truly
democratic or republican In form, when no
body, be his position ever so exalted, cau
hold U without the people's pleasure, aod we
can make blm lay It In oar heads whenever
he forgets to fain 11 hit dutlet honestly, or
Ucomet overbearing to hit fellow-cltituns.
Let tbem never forget that they are oolycltl
ssns like us, and at any time liable to fall
oacK in toe ran as.
Whv Is It. Ut: carers nro asklnc. wbv la
It taxes are so Ul$ht Where is all tho mouey
going to? Why, Into the pockets of some
of our modest oittee-holders What for that
extravagance of allowing a city collector
1 19,000, nearly as much as the President's
salary i a city register 1 5,000 1 a wood and
coal measurer $5,000, aod to on? Would
not $3,000 or $3,000 be enough, and wquld
not hundreds of good cltlxens be willing to
take tbe offices for that, and perform their
It It a wonder that there It such a dis
graceful scramble and commotion for these
offices, whereby some designing, wonM-ha
'--"'7 VTtl tlifli-ifflrffiTTm
eltlaens, white aod colored, to right and
blackguard each other, to get tbe spoils for
them, the plotters! Is such a spectacle- at
every electron not shameful, disgusting and
heart-slckeolng for every honest and re
spectable free cltlaen of the capital of a
great republic? Cut down the spoils aod
the chances to do mischief and to act the
tyrant, and we will be spared such specta
cles hereafter. Without that we never will
flod the saints among men who will not be
spoiled by giving them too much and too
long a chance to feather their nests and
to lord It over us.
As to the territorial form of rove rn men t.
I think It would work welUTwe apply the
principle above laid dow, nd would, In
stead of electing the upper house of tbe
legislative ooay ror taeurmoi roar )ear,
elect tbem for the term of two yean. aU j
hare the Oovcrnor appointed for 'M same
length of time, as. In my oplui the people
would act uowlsely to gl their power and
their trost for such a rrloi ia tbehaods of
wen, and the 'oq,, the better, to have a
'J0 " regulate them, If found necesiary,
, to keep tbe tword of Damocles, vlu
im voice and tbe will of tbe people, con
tlnnally above tbelr beads.
Faibat Ciititou. IUu- Those of our
readers wbo desire to spend a pleasant even.
Inr should visit the fair now In proirrcss at
uarrou uau. ineiauica oi iuo confrrKa
tlon of fit. Patrick's chorcb, with character
latle tasta. hare dlttDlared a number of use
ful and beautiful ortlclts for dlsposalitbe
spacious hall ls neatly arranged) tba tablet
arowcuoiieui ua ucio i. ctvij iuuuco
msnt for visitors to pass an asresablebour.
Those of tbe sterner sex, especially, who
are not. inaisposea to oe oeguuea oy tne
smile of youth and beauty to expend a few
dollars lna cood cause, will have ample od-
portunlty, and will be more than repaid for
their generosity by the thanks of the fair
assistants. We say ftlr auUtania advisedly
and with due dellberatlont for we are of
opinion that tbe visitor will not bo dlsup.
pomtca on tuo core oi oeaa.y, auy more
than he will fall to be pleated with the
charmlog manoersof the lady nuusgers.
Carl IUcbter's band, an cxeelleut one, too,
by the way, Is engaged to play erory even-
BsttsbLati tuim Naven. Some tiU
teen years ago a resident of this city cou
iractedadabt with a business man to tbe
amount of 1175. Both parties continued a
residence here, but owing to the lmpecu
uloslty of tha debtor tbe creditor wai unable
to collect his bill. About ft week ego tbe
creditor recelied a blank check, duly signed,
accompanied by a note stating that as his
quondam debtor had made a successful sale
of some Western land, he had concluded to
eatUe "that Uttte account." The check was
filled, up, paid at tbe bank, aod tbe creditor
flatters himself that the Publication of Ibis
will serve lo allay the fears of many who
hava debts of long standing on tbelr books,
and have come to the conclusion tbey will
never b settled.
X Dabwq Tnarr. Oa Thursday night
some daring thieves entered the vacant
bouse, late the residence of Henry Polkln.
horn, esq., oa F street, between Sixth and
Derentn streets, ana staie inercirom a sixty,
gatlon copper boiler. lot of water faucets
and a large amount of lead pipe. Tho
boiler cocks, At ., were uncoupled from their
positions, and the woodwork surrounding
the pipe battered down Ho clue has yet
ma wvtwM. tU .Uf .U1CTOS
ANiMroaTsMTMuTioatotho mombcrs of I
tho vVMbitatuu ekailbg eiut .prwira In
Ing art the transfers of real estate recorded
la the office of the register of deeds, since
car last report i . .
Jaouary 25. N. Wcblsr to J, F. Wol
lard, 43, 44 aod 43, square l,02o, $(34.8d
same to same, 28 to 43 Inclusive, square
1,030, $1,899; a. f end A. C. Loomls to A,
Floknty, 15 aod half of 16. square S37, $800
S. L. Loomls, trustee, to Mary Rose Gam
mlngs, 47 sab. soaara 69, $150 Bamael Lee,
iroiiee, to o b. iraiii, trustee, X3 to zo in-
" WVVU1II IBBO, d J l ill
fir, sub. square 8T3 W, F. DeKotgbt to
C. Callan, part 25, square 107, 1900- Jat.
N. Callan to Wm. Peulbone. trnttee. 2.
square B39, $400 T. B. Bryan to Qeorge f.
dmaads, M, square 31$, 1 7,103 1 Wm. B.
Todd to Thaddeus Uughes, part of 8, square
87, $300; Tcter Bergman to B. W. Baavss, In
trust, lot 0, sqasre Ml t F. W. Jones, trustee,
to Mark Too of. S3, 33 and $4, square C3i,
$1,000) F, W. Jones to Mark Tooeg, 24 and
25, square 634, $1,051) Amoe Hunt to John
Ilogbes et al., nart CO, square 897.
Jan. 29. Vm. B. Tood to Silas Ilolmes,
$9 sub., square 809, $600i Martin Casey to
John Roan, 20, square SO, $400 K. C. Weight
man to W. B. Todd, lot 8. square 990 I. W.
Little to Isaac Cross, lot 0, square 819, $500)
R. J. Mahon to D. Bhanoaban, 8i sub ,
square 9S9, $ 2,500 1 Feter M. Tearson, trus
tre, et. al., to John (Jib ion, part 9, square
Jan. 81. John A. Gray to A. Marshall,
20, square 193, $4,700 Henry Bradley to
Daniel Carrlgan, 13, square 903, $ 1,050 1
Charles Wilkes to M. Tabst, 0 and 7,square
631, $ 10,000 ( W.IL Waters to Ed. Green,
14, square 640, $1,000; Jonathan Front to R
B. Pnmnhrev. lota 6. 7. B. D &nd 10. sanare
810, $500) W. B. Downing et al. to Robert
Hownlng, lot 11, square 436, 15,000 Daniel
Smith to Lnev L. Smith, lot 23. sonars 233.
$1,S00 Den els Donovan to C. Donovan,
lot ILsneara 181. 8700t Erin UnrhM trt
llaria Cola, lot v. ink. iinM qua tun.
Lewis Schmidt and John w. fLi tn, xtt(
E. Chllds and Jamsa G. Tniln. i. fl n o
square 1180, $l,00O Thomas" Maloney to
i .7 wjBn wt .i,iaa;
. rconitirT i suieri or Mercy to Ch..
M. Doorberl, ptrt of iqun tai, Il0,000i
C W. rlro, uteotw .1 .1., to Job. C.
KlllUa.pt. 17, lun 300, II00 J.oim N.
Flu" w- 3- MelMjM, lot 40, nun
B39. t330i S. L. Loomls. lrmt. i .1. tn
Thomu W. J.mu. lab 33, 33 Dd ..vliair
i, nun .. tvi . r. C.Ilan, IrnitM,
to Jofan D. BrftdbarD, parti 11, 13 .od 13,
qure 397, ll,0O W. D. DowdIoi; to Z
uvRDiDr. ran D. hmm vr i.i.init 11 A
Cltrke to J.mi B. Hollul.v. .nfiYl .n 11
qnut m, ll,23i O. Loti to A. Koch, tru
trw, . 19,iqnr 1C9, 3 100 U. a etiermao to
ikiuu.ru oaiioo, bbo iaif iqiuir. WJ, vo,uwi
C. N. Thorn to P. Wll, prl IS, toure TO,
1133) Joseph McIntMh to W. B. WilKM,
Mtll, limn C18,l,4O0i O. N. Thorn to O.
O.nnoo, prt IB, qn.ro 70, 338 rhosnlt
B.rtletttOJOBhu. Whltn. tnh Sr3 tnri J1.
1 330, 3.OO0i John F.rlej to Reuben
Scotl, noire 691, 3W Theo. Monhei to J.
p-d tt L, trnjtcci, part lib E. eqnoro
Febrn.rT 2 Ellzt IlArrv t .1. ia w. tv
Melciir, 10, 11, 13, 14 nd 10, lnoro IM.
l..Wi A. U. Bemm.ii to John Mrrt, 49 ind
49, Mun 17Vf ,1,7001 J, c. O'Conoell to
v .:,." .'. ; "u "? " .'"!. .
f3,100j L. 8. Tbompton to Cbtrlolu Oi-
bourne, 1, iqure 173. ts,000i Wm. San to
AKurcw ocawKris. in .01 17, antr. 303,
tl,00 Oeorira It. lull to a. W. Utermehle.
13, iqure SIJ, 30,000 F. W. Jooee, trn?
tee, to W. D. WlUcb. lot i. four. 7S3i
L. S. Chpm.n lo KmU 11. Reed, 0, iquare
333, 3,OO0i O. Fenloll, trtutH, to VT. Y.
Feod.U. traetee. 31.nA3-J. ennmr. !UUt Jnhn
Mrer to 8. A. Bemn, 43 nn!49, .qoore
lebru.r S. J. W. St.rr tn Jinh H. tfll.
Icr, lot 88, tub. vfatn tot, $1,100) Tbomu
Sbeelj to J.mee Leer, lot 14, iqure 710,
1100 1 Brook. MckU, Jr., to Eogea.
u. l.lker to Frnnclt E. Uon.Idloa, lot 11,
tfqa.ro 143, L. 8. Ch.nm.B la ll.np f'n.h!
lnfIotO, qo.r. 333, 3,000 Un(b Dljrarr
KZ110.?" "'t"J PMl 17. re.erT.Uon C,
IOOOi II. T.Qreeretta.toVm U.Uownlnir.
lot 3, .qoora 431, 18,0001 A. Hide, trn.tci,
to Wm. B. Etui, lot 1, iqn.re 3S7i Cb.rltt
Cbrl.u.n to John E. Ilerroll, lot 13, nun
877, tl,730l 8. U. Fultt to M.nr.rct Minor.
". T1 15, qn.r. S88i O. Y. Rljrm and
O. It. Pl.nt to J.mM lludson. lot 04. siih.
qare 203, 1741.
Monn. J. T. Drer & Co.. re.1 uuii
gente, h.re .old, for lion. Tho. U. BrT.n,
lot 33, othli inbdlTliloo, frontlog lUgbUnj
Fl.ce, corner of UueMhaietti .Tenns And
roarteesin street, toetber with the lin-
SroTemenU thereon, for 133,330. J.mee U.
eonedj, eeq., pnrcbucr. Sen.tor Oeorce
V. Tmn.4. h.. .!. ..ul .... . !
log lot, with . front oi 30 feet, for 17,100,
npon whtch he propoMi erectlntc a dwelling,
hoiu. for bU uwu uivuimiici. til .......
.genu h.T io eold, for I.ooo.rd 8. Chap.
raea, esq., lot la hit inbdlTliloa of north
bnlfof Mia.r. 305, lmproTed by . new elz
room cotugo, to J. B. Thompeon, clq., for
$3,000. The freonene or rncnt !.. nA
the ch.r.cter of the pnreluueri, lodlc.to not
oolj the he.lthfal eute of the rel eitate
market, bnt Alio tho abiding faith of thj
molt comrjetent ladire. In th tntne nf .
Cooper & Latimer, auctioneer., h.rn bam
part lot 5, iTU.ro 133, with lmproTementi,
fronting on Third itreet eut, botwoen M.i
n.chaietu .Tenne and north C ttrctt, to
Wm. D. Wallacb, for $3,000.
OIXTU W.ID IKIIIX TtlPCSLtrAMl Th.
regular weekly meeting of tbe Irlih Kepub.
UcaaClab of the Sixth ward w.i hi.1.1 lat
rrenlog al Logan llall, corner of Elgbtb and
.SU.I. .,uu. a. uacKier preiljlng,
f l'xa.4.i-,- tM-cn were mad
Vurcarr.lUrton, 1. nd Caput
sir. Barton urged Irishmen to unite their
energlee In behalf of the Republican party,
and predicted the entire eucceas of the true
Republlcaa party la the comlne mnnlelrjal
contest. His prejudices as an American
against tha foreign element bad aled out at
Ihe beginning of tbe rebellion, when wltoess
Iqc a splendid brlrada of tha stalwart sons
Of Ireland marching along Pennsylvania
avenue towaraa .no aacrea ton, wim ma
men flse ot Erin entwinea with tbe Star
and 6tripes,and the men keeping step to the
muste of "John Brown's Body' and "The
Wearing ot the Green." It had always been
a uiuicui. itroDiem ior aim to sotre why
Irishmen should be Democrats. That party
whlcU accorded to all men equality before
the law. was tbe party to which Irishmen
snouia cnng, woen tney remember tbe op
presslon to which they have been subjected
by " perfidious Albion.1' I ho Irish element
In this city Is a powerful one, and should
make Itself felt. Votee of thanks were ten
dered to the speakers, and the club ad
LociL BuviTixs. The National Associa
tion of School Superintendents propose to
hold a special session la this city on tho lit
of March. Tbe association will assomblo
In tbe rooms of the National Office of Educa
tion, comer of Eighth and G streets.
The board of directors of tbe Firemen's
Insurance Company at tbelr late meeting
passed resolutions of respect to tho memory
oi toe laio tfonn u. oarcjay.
The officers at the railroad depot have
received orders to enforce tbe rules In regard
to tbe preservation of order upon the arrival
of trains. Several of tho uackmon have
been ordered to the statlon-houie and
received warning! that they must abide by
laws laid down.
William Diggs, colored, was arrested by
Officer Pierce, charged by Ellen Stewart
with being tbe father of her Illegitimate
twin children. Dlggs was committed to Jail
by Justice Chase In default of giving security
to support the children.
Tbe police returns yesterday record the
uiual number of arrests of drunk and
Flat. io with r.Biiius. On Thursday
ereulog several colored boys wers amuitug
tbemielves at ths corner of Second and U
streets, Island.wlth an old pistol, not know
ing that it was leaded. One of tbe boys,
named Thomas Coleman, pointed It at his
brother feter, and pulled ths trigger. The
weapon was discharged, tbe tall pasting
through his band, and entering tbe head of
another boy, named Henry Davis. The In
jured boys were taken to the drug store of
R. A. Bacon, where Dr. Poulton was called
In, who dressed tbe wounds. Tbe boys ars
doing well, and It Is not supposed thattbs
Injuries to Davis wlllprovs fatal.
Ws au- max I wo a ipeclnlty of tbe mami
fatcture of flow Black Cloth Suits fordrtts
occasions. "Oak Hall," 533 Seventh street,
opposite l'ost Offlce. D
SouECnoica Bttlxs of light weight Over
coats, soltabls for tbe season, now on hand
and for sale at reasonable prices.
Gxo. C. HxxKtao.
No. 410 Seventh street, N. W.
Wilcox J.GiBa'sfiBwiaa Macdimm- nro.
....- .i i... . -i..t--rr-f;.
uuuuvcu uiv uuiu. inu noiseless macnino
la tho world, can now be bought on easy
terms at the agency, O. Banm'e Iloopsklrt
and Corset Factory, Sift Seventh street, be
tween D and . g
Tom hi mama a sDeclaltr nr iha minn.
factureaf floe Black Cloth Bulls for dreis
occasions. "Oak Hall," K$ Seventh street,
0iipe.ta fti. Offlce. u
Mmiso or Bots is BlciThi Tbibi
TOIUAL UovnrEiT-.Pnrsnant to fclrcnlar
1 Issued iiy Gen. AGrant, commaadtng the
uoys m n.ueoi ine wiinci ol uoiumoia,
tba officers and mombcrs of several regi
ments assembled at Union League Halt last
night, tho object being to consider anddls
ense the political local question of a territo
rial or consolidated form of gOTeromsut for
the District of Columbia.
Tho meeting was called to order by Gen,
A. Grant, and W B. Fletcher acting at
Trayer was offered op by Chaplain J It
Oreen, after which a letter was read from
Hon. W. B. Stole, regretting his Inability
to be present and address the meeting.
Also a similar tetter from lion. B. E. Whltte
more. Col. Creamer offered a resolution that a
committee of Are be appointed to draft reso
lutions relative to a change of government
In the District.
Mr. PM) brook was called upon to address
the meeting, but eatd that he had not fully
considered tbe subject or a territorial gov
ernment, aod therefore begged to be eieuiett
from speaking on (he question.
Mr. A. Watson said he had expressed him.
self on the subject, and he only proposed to
ask questions rsleiire to what waa expected
from a change' of government for the Dis
trict. He wanted the fealsrae of tbe bill si
plained. He waa In favor of territorial or
any otber sort of government that would be
an Improvement on tbe present, but unless
be was convinced that benefit would be dV
rled from tbaehanira ha wasnfmrMN.1 in
William II. Uuestle wanted IcnitorUl
government on. a States ris-his nHnrinta
Governor. LealslaLnm. and Fuumi. 1.
Congress, and that power be given to make
s-wrtto that of Slates, with the excep-
and alter them If sot compatible with the
Interest of that bodyj but at the same time
Congress to pay Urea on the Ooverument
property In tbe District) that the avenues
favored the privilege of voting tors. Tresl
dent Of tho United Stale, and Uto tatltlng
of capital from tjtrj accttoa of tbe country
to derelope our resources, lie hoped Ihe
committee would be appointed, and while be
did not wish "to fight Boweo, he honestly
believed htm the most dishonest man la the
M. T.T. Fowlerthougbt ihey were talking
about matters that no one knew anything
about. The bill before Ooogress was In eta
bryo. and roeslblr it mlrht ba ia a..nri
and patsod as to meet the approbation of
"ij uuu. utj cuuiaaoonogooa reason ror
hMCKiuK -no municipal govern meat, ana
he hope.! somsthlng more traetlcat be In
dulged In than Ulk. .
General A. Grant dtd oof desire to address
the meeting on tbe subject, but at to many
are deceived on this question, he deemed It
proper to speak. It was contractors and
otber Interested corporation employees that
opposed everything proposed at the .Lincoln
Hall meeting, looking to a change of gov
ernment. This waa a question for tbe peo
ple, notwithstanding that VT. A. Cook said
all who opposed a change ware rebels. Jt
was the office-holders who were lotsrested
la the preseot form of governmentthose
wbo are DntUnffthamAnovrtf tti.wtfti inu
W. A. Cook ha wonliltatt.. ntv rTi. it.
down.' Thallndlvldaal had suggested that
A. Grant bad never voted In Washington.
Cook was tho man who registered his name
on the books of registration, and when ba
said he had never voted, he was a liar! "Pot
.. uuwo, i-vponers," sua tne speaker t
l1ftnt fall In nnl .- M 1 .
.. -. h .k4 ,u UUHD,' '
i Itntthai dnwn rit.nl....
kk l..l.la. 1 fc ffmttmv
Cook, he tald.nerer paid a dollar of taxes,
but he would leave him and turn toward tbe
ward commissioners. The formost nan ap
pointed was a rebel, and one who had bean
In tbe rebel army. Tbe others were loud
mouthed Andrew Johnson men, whose In
terests were to hold on to fat offices, and care
nothing about city Improvements or manu
facturing Interests. The speaker had never
held office, and never Intended to seek one.
Tbe conflicting Interests In tho District
was the true reason why Congress could not
nor would not do anvthlnr for our Tw.ni
as It was Impossible for that body to know
really what we wantaL ThAuahniii.
tbe lobby In the Interests of the States ac
complished all tbey desired, while the Dis
trict or Colombia went a begging without
obtaining a crumb. An InQusutlal member
Informed him (the speaker) that the Com-
U....TO uu .u vui.ric. were uearuiy in favor
of a territorial form of government. He
hoped, therefore, that tbe Boys In Bine
would favor tbe territorial question, and
when the bill becomes a law that time-servers
would bo laid high on the shelf, and
true Republicans elevated to power and offlce.
buapi&.a .j. ii. ureen touowod la favor of
.crni.ur.ai iottb oi government, aod re.
ferrcd to tho action of the Councils at tbe
last meeting, wherein, he asserted, that tho
Boards puwed & certain bill In order to tie
tho hands of Collector Bos well i but tbey
would fall In their nefarious attempt, and by
get rid of Bowen and his corrupt Batelltes.
Wm. II. Brown, Jr., also spoke at length
In favor of a territorial or consolidated form
tTbe question was then taken, and tha res
olution was adopted.
The Chair appointed the lollowlng com.
mlttee to draft resolutions i CoU J. B.
Cramer, Gon. C. B. Fisher, Wm. II, Brown,
A. Watson, J. H. Green.
M. 8. Fletcher otTenvl (h. niiAt..
-VUitlllBUI KUICIUUlDOl LDB TWU.ni.1 lAnll
Bi1()i taraa .ilAni..! .
" . .- auvwu
.".':.'.";v .ji.m.-..ta or oas from ttl
with ihtnmiu---t. " Ofcslr tosostoll
bTthj-Tr ;; lc?- n08""" auihortisd
Tbe Chair tbon appointed Ihe following
committer, with Instructions to maat thi
evening at 0 o'clock, et 875 E street! First
ward, Col. A. M. Bland) Second ward, Wm.
It other ford i Third ward, R.B.Tunalat Fourth
ward, J. 11. Tnnnlat Fifth ward, Vf. B.
Fletcher; Sixth ward.C. M. Barton i Seventh
ward, T. T. Fowler) Georgetown, Major
uerer.y Tuctcerj union to wo, Major J. II.
Old Folks COKCBBTThe concert of tho
"Old Folks" was repeated at tbe Congrega
tional church lut evening, under tbe direc
tion or Mr. T. S. Boston, who appeared ad.
mlrahly qualified for the delicate and diffi
The different characters, some forty In
number, were well dressed, being excellent
portraltores of our grandmothers and grand
fathers of the olden times, aud several of
the youoger portion of the chorus were very
Unity dressed, and performed their parts
with much life-accuracy and animation.
The singing was excellent and the various
choruses were very finely rendered. A
quartette, consisting of Miss Carrie Fisher.
Mrs. K. Williams and Messrs. Fleetwood
and Bronaugb, performed eeveral ballads and
operatic pieces with floe effect, aad to tho
satisfaction of all. If we may Judge by the
applause they received.
We very especially mention, from tho very
choice aod select programme, the following
pieces being very beautifully rendered, as
well as acted with great taste and vivacity i
" Beautiful Bells," u, tbfl Bod Seashore;"
"Bells by Night," "ftear, oht Hear Us,"
"In Light Tripping Measure," "Twilight
Dews," " Mr. and Urn. Smith,' " The Nice
Toung Man, "Tho Fellow That Looks
Like Me," "Auld Laog Brno, Onod
Night," A large number were to attendance,
who seemed well pleased with tho evening's
entertainment, and a handsome sum will
be realised for the society.
r.oKKR IIomxstxad. A meeting of the
iwuuiucii ui .ue rioneer Homestead As
soclatlon will be held this evenlog at tbe
rooms of the Board of Trade, on Pennsylva
nia avenne. next door tn Ninth iirMi ..
I explanatory remarks will be made relating
u iug yracucm wuraiug oi mo organisation.
The public Is Invited.
pjtoniB.TiO!.. A pstltton from Federal
City Division, Boos of Temperance, of this
District, asking tbe passage of a prohibitory
liquor law for tbe District of Colombia, was
presented In the Senate yesterday by Senator
Vfa aits uakixo a specialty of the manu
facture of Aoo Black Cloth Suits for dress
occasions. "Oak Hall," 35 Seventh street
opposlto l'ott Office.
Tusrinu or D. Sua An am & Co. have
dUiulvcJ by mutual consent, Mr. Rodger J.
Ma bo a retiring. Mr. D. fibanaban will
coutlnuo tho business, nt No. 331 Tchnsyl
Wx ana UAKtso a specialty of the manu
facture or flue Black Cloth Suits for dress
occasions. "Oak Hall, 633 Seventh itreet,
opposite Post Offlce.
'An ipjovRMin urrfmo of the Grand
Lodge of tbe Knights of Pythias, will be held
at tbelr hall, next Taesdar evening at 7
A uonSB, harness and carrlego Is offered
for sale ln another column. Application lo
be made to Henry Otter back, cornerof Tenth
and M streets, Navy Yard.
Ws abu VAKiva a specIaUy of lie manu.
factum of flue Black Cloth Bulla jor dress 1 open from fl.BO to 7i80 every Saturday eve
Delations. "Oiik Half." D2S Seventh atraat. nlng. lo addition to Its regular banklnc
opposite post. Office I
Thi Tacx Ktruaxtcan Club of Ihe Bec
ond ward held a adjourned meeting list
night at Union Hall, on Fourteenth street,
D. M. Ketsey In the vhalr lieiry Dakir,
George XI. Lenck too, 'chairman of the ex
ecntlva committee, baked for farther time to
elect a hall for permanent meeting, and
recommended that whom the association sd.
Journ rt be to meet ht the call of tho pres
iHriA T. Curry offered hie resignation as
a member of the executive committee on
account of pressing business.
1 he resignation was accepted, and Isaiah
Washington was, on notion, elected to fill
tbe vacancy. .
David T. Carry offered the following reso
Wbsress It Is kaewathst theUbersrhas end
IS Haw aoapellsa to sssrlttsa twsatyodla
sens le.Unets fsrty, per eSal, of thlr psy Is
order to ptoeure, the asssnsrisi of liftf thers
of their measy aad farslsg tbeti to fill the
soffsrs or those Who mad rtsdytotsk the
stir sb tars ar thslr wsats ao ateentt.es.
Bt it jMrtktr rrtofMtf, That ws plcSee out
aslrss at all tins, to use our laflneacs to h.? s
iai. Tiif remeaita oy a system to pt tn
laborer monthly for his woik,
John Brown gave notice ln wriitog that ho
would oner a resolution to amend tbe const.-
iuiiod, so es40 nave rue eiecoure committee
increased from 7 to 15.
General Dyer, of the Second ward, having
been called unon for a srfh. aal ha haS
lived here ten years and was comparatively
an old cltlxen. Ho said you have met here
to-ntgbt to talk over tbe question of suffrage
and city affairs. I Understand you are dts
ausnea wim ids men wno govern you. (, A
voice, "That's sol'' Xou have a right to
say who shall govsra-roa, and no one can
tnrta of lht Htrht. Th 1A AtMi
of routlon In offlce Is, I thlak, a good one,
for men who -hold office a long time get to
think that the offlce belongs to them, that It
le theirs by purchase or Inheritance or some
other right. A rote, "Ttafe soj tmthl"J
I hold It Is disgraceful for your mestlogs
to be broken up as Ihey have been. Wl h
regard to a, territorial government, I don't
know that It Is tho basi, still Jt seems to
have merit. Ton will have by consolida
tion Pore wholesome laws aud an entrance
Into Congress, which last seems to me to be
the most Important point. Tod wilt then
bo heard through your delegate, and your
wants be attended to, whereas now a half
doxon clCUeos represent to the committee
that something le wanted, half a doxen
otbere oppose It, and so nothing Is done.
X flod on examination of tbe statutes that
only a dosen or two of laws have been pasted
by Congress for the benefit af the District
sfneo It was a District. With delegate In
Congress many of the old oppressive laws
would be repealed, particularly tha Utory
laws. The question has Involved great
many personalities. X have no feeling In
regard la It. If men la office can keep their
offices, It ls well) and If a majority of voters
sustain tbem, they cannot bo deprived of
them ln any event. Again, I have no doubt
that those who are nrelor this movement
are latsrested. Few men do anythlog ex
cept from Interested motives.
et. Clair Burley offered the following reso
aucmi wbicd was saopieui
jtostW, That wo tender ths rtn
That we tender ths reporters a
vote of thanks for their truthful and fall rs-
norts of car niallnn.
The secretary, lo answer to an Inqnlry,
stated that there were 433 members on the
On motion, tha clnb adlonraed. tn mnt at
Colon hall one week Irom next Tuesday
Ksxiatous Bin vice Tft.Mftnor.-ni
Rev. A. C. Barryi of Rasloe, Wisconsin, will
ficvuiw-uiviiun iuvibid aWtj llall
at 11 a. m., and la the evening at TiSO p, m.
Seats free. Mr. Barry has tha reputation of
being one of the most eloquent preachers of
tbe Uolversallst faith In tbe West. The
publle era Invited.
There will be Preaehlnr to-morrow morn.
log at the new Church Temple, North Capi
tol street, between B and C streets. Beats
The Rev. John Bray, the pastor of tho
Mount Olives Baptist church, will preach
to-morrow evening at Esputa's Ha'), East
The missionary anniversary of the Oorsuch
Methodist Episcopal chorcb. corner of Four.
and-a-half and h streets south, will be held
to-morrow. Preaching by the Rev.Mr.nall,
of the Toung Men's Christian Association,
at 11 o'clock, a. m., and at 3 p.m. Hon.
Mr. Wllley. of West Virginia, will address
the assemblage. In the evening, at 7 o'clock,
Rev. Mr. Ualllday will preach.
Tna Rev. Dr, Boyntoo, pastor of the Cen
tral Consrreiratlanal chore h rUaannto Turn.
pie) will preach to-morrow morning and
Tna Atiutat. JTotil. Tho propiletor
ship of the National hotel In this city yes
terday passed Into the hands of Messrs.
Tenny & Jones, the well-known and popular
former proprietors or that establishment.
The return of this enterprising firm to Iden
tify themselves with the butts ess lots ret ts
of onr city Is warmly welcomed by our ctU
x ens, and especially by those In tho vicinity
of the National. We learn that tho now
proprietors Intend to make quite a number
of alterations and Improvements, and a thor
ough renovation of the hotel at an early day.
O. Kimuell, constable, will sell at auc-
nvu, un aiunuay a. a ocioca, p. m., IUO I
stock and fixtures of ths cigar store, No. 1SI
PtnniVlvSfrt. '.'.T. ! rTT.r. frr-11jl'. Ii"rtfk I
HJTIAUIB HIGMIH UVtHVll UVICQMAUbU
-thd Eighteenth streets. Tbe sale will be for
casn. and to the bisbcst bidder. The stand
offered for sale ls a good one, nod parties
wisninr to invest the r money in a uirht and
agreeable business wonL. w.i to attend
IL A. Alcott A Co.. No. 421 Ninth
street, between D and E, at the well-known
Pekln and Teddo lea store, offer for sale a
choice lot of teas and coffee, of eholee
nranas ana tne very lowest marset pnoes.
iionscaeepera ana otuers wouia ao wen to
Keep me name ana numuer or tats estabiisb
msnt ln mind, and give them a call.
A cohflbtilt furnished lion to Is for rent,
u is locatea at no. ivi r street, between
Seventeenth and Eighteenth streets. It con
tains nine rooms, with everything ln com
ptete order, and ready for Immediate bouse
keeping. Inquire at No. 1007 F street, near
By reference to another column It will be
seen that a very interesting time may bo ex
pected bv the cltlxens of the Kevtloaa Stats.
The reputation of Hon. John Cessna guar
q.cv. ncauca. ior tuoso wuo ina.
A rrnro etonv, with new and full stock of
iresa gooas, is oaerea ior saie. Apply ai
me corner or rennsyiranta avenue ana
TbbHais. Rtji.i. i.n VnYi' tl. fl.
Perrr. DermsiolnirUt. M Rnnrt ri Maw
Tora, (rounder of the dermatologies! scU
" -uio cuuairy,; irea.s WHB special
prescriptions falling, loss, and untimely
Kr- uair, uaoarau, itcuing, ecaema, nog
worm, and all cntaneous and other diaeases
which destroy the hair. Tha Dotted .cares.
by personal attention, moles and wens will-
uu minuj, t'-'.u, vf cr, aiao onnaiarai
red nosca aud all eruptions upon tho face.
uvuu lur in.Qrruaiorj circulars.
For the efficacy of Dr. Perry's treatmeot,
be respectfully refers tbe cltlseos of Wash
ington to Mr. II. A. Ilesloy, No. 03 Pennsyl
vaoia avenue. Ja2l-o6t
A LOHO FatT NCID has bpn inMilIed
through the Introduction Into America of
Ilorr's Malt Eztbacti tbe most eminent
pnysieians in, tne unuea mates have not
failed to realise this fact, aad tbey havo In
dorsed with unequivocal expressions of sat
isfaction so great and loug-dcalred an ac
Qutsltlon to the medical Profession, anil faawa
made a marked discrimination between It
, ana me innnmeraoie so-called remedies and
health-preserving preparations of tbe day.
SOLD DV ALL PBCOOISTb AMD OtlOCXlS.
Tnn Paorut'o Naw Discotut Tho
public have discovered that there Is one
preparation, and only on, by which gray
hair cad bo reinvested with ths tinge that
nature bestowed upon it without staining
the skin. They see that PniLoi 's Vitalia,
ox Salvation for tiis Hair Is transparent,
and produces richer browns and black than
any of the offensive dyes. Sold by all drug
Tni Growth or Wasuikotoh. The
Washington City Directory for tho year 1870
contains over forty tbontand names. "Oak
Hall,' tho enterpristog Clothing and Mer
chant Tailoring Establishment, &i5 Seventh
street, opposite the Post Offlce, has secured
the foot lines of every page ror advertising
Ws All Vaxiko a specialty of the manu
facture of fine Black Cloth Suits for dress
occasions. "Oak Hall," &33 Seventh street.
apposite Poet Office. Q
Tna Washuqtom Citt & Annie nmr.
eoruer Seventh street aud Loulilana avenue,
bouri It jyi Interest on deposits. Bg
!.., ;BivMtIewwllb th Ifettier
F$t 03c M VU4 Slttit a A mtric mnd 14
urwral rut omettf thi VlktrlsmU. for Ik
rrcwia of 1st ohmsIUs ttAs 1W dj1 e
AKTICtnt. Theexchanra nffleatrf Uaa.
dfk shall make up a closed vnatl for' the 41
change office of Now Tore The1 ttc&atrgh
offlce of Now York shall en Us part make
up a closed mall for Moerdyk. Until further
notice tho only exchange office cm the part
of tbe United States shall be ln New Tork'.
Annas II. Each mall exchanged betwSeh
the two offices shall be accompanied bye
letter bill, ehowlag the postages, the charges
of transit, the fees, tie., accruing to each
office Upon the different kinds of correspoq.
dene. The form ot this letter JbDl shall fol
low the models A ant B hereto annexed, aad
tbey shall consecutively be numbered by the
dispatching offloer dirlog each calendar
year. The receiving office ebaUlmmedlately
acknowledge the receipt.
Astiols III. The exchange offloea shall
deride the correspondence which they dlst
patch Into ft suitable number of separate
packages, according to tha letter bill. Kaeh
or these paekagee shell bear the proper eti
quette, and number corresponding 4o the
AtTioxsIV. .'When more that k ilogla
rate U. chargeable upon, any IslUroroths
article, tbe number of rates to which It da
subject shall ba Indicated by the dtspatch-
.u VUH- v- m ugaro in me upper " corner
AiTiCUt T. XUgfslcred eorreipooJeuca
shall bi described la a register Hat, follow
ing the model O. hereto annexed. All regis
tered letters shall be enveloped together in a
strong paper, securely fattened, and the
packed Inscribed with the wort.daivb.-i-f
or IltgUUrtd, and placed la the mall. Tho
blank In th letter bill for expressing the
number of registered articles shall' be filled
by lsiuneipr-jtlog the number. Incaseho
registered articles are seat, the proper blank
oi too letiar dui snau oe miea wun tne word
MXlt or AU
Asttclb VI. The registered letters des
patched shall be acknowledged Immediately
by tho recelvlns office bv tna first mail fof-
fowler the recolnt. If tha YMtflratinn to
the receiving offlcs shall disclose an error of
may aina ia me reguier jut, it eaeu be also,
by the first mall, notified to tha despatching
Abttcls VII. Tho two administrations
mutually engage to Uke needful msasures
for tbe jcareful transmission of rexUtered
correspondence, and for wrsulnsr It whsn
lostt bnt It Is understood that solthsr
assumee to tne other an r pecuniary Tesposl
bUltytnraseofloss. Aanoui VHL All letters exchanged U-
iwwa .no two omcea aoaii uuicate oy eta cap
or writing thereon the offieo of origin. Cor
respondence fully paid toderUnatltra shall
bo stamped iVoiwoInthe Netherlands, and
iW Alila the Untied Btatee. RegUtered
artlclee shall be stamped AngttitUnd la the
Netherlands, and In the United States, JfrffU
tirtd. Correspondence lasufflclently prepaid
eball be stamped In the Netherlands, QUf
rfttatd; and In the United States IwM&UUntlv
iV(4,and the amount of deficient posugo
expressed In figures on the face.. Whenever
aiuerent lines or communication shall be
employed between tbe two offices, the letters
unpaid and lnsuQcIeatly paid shall b
tumped to Indicate the route, by which they
Aaviru II. Tha eonntrlfis with wMch.
and the conditions on wblchleUero, ordinary
and reels tend, and also other corresponden
ces, msy be. exchanged 1otbe open mail
from the Netherlands to the United Blates,
are Indicated In the table marked D, hereto
Axticls X. The respective exchange of
flcea shall mark la rf Ink, ln the upper
risht corner of the address of Prepaid letters
sent for transit In the open mail, the amount
of the postage duo to the foreign office of
aesunaiion) ana in too same manner, out in
black Ink, shall mark the amount of the
potts ge duo to the foreign offlce or origin
upon the unpaid letter a so sent In transit.
AttTicxs XI Correspondence under band
which does not conform to tha conditions
mentioned In Article XII, of the convention,
or which are ln no part prepaid, shall be
retained by the administration of origin, or,
If sent, shall not be subject to account.
Abticlx XII. Letters orUrlnetlns ln or
destined for foreign countries, sent In the
open mall through tbe United Btalcs or
through tho Nstherlands, and which are In
sufficiently prepaid, shall be transmitted as
wnouy unpaid, ana no account tenon or tne
amount prepaid between the two adminis
trations. AbticlbXIH. Letters and all reentered
articles not deliverable shall be respectively
retorned to the desostchlnir admin lit ration
at tbe end of every month. Tbe postage ou
unpaia le iters so returned snau no deducted
from the account acalntt the office orlirf-
nally charged Iheruwltb. The postage on
prepaid letters so returned shall remain In
the aecoants as originally entered. The ex
pense of transit of unpaid correspondence
which has been transmitted by cither ad
ministration ln closed maljs, and which
shall be returned to tho despatching offlce
as not deliverable, shall ho deducted from
tho original amount charged for transit
upon a declaration of the amount by the
office claiming the red notion. Noeharee
will be made by either administration for
too transit oi cormpondenurtfsriKd;fis
not dellvgfablcv . """"
Abticls XIV. Alt correspondence wronrlr
addressed or mleecnt shall be returned with
out delay by tho receiving offlce to the ex
change office which despatched It. Tbe
receiflnir oma ahati la correct .accord
logTy, ln tbe column of verification, the
original entries of tho letter bill relating to
such corrstpondsnee. Tbe artlclee of a like
nature addressed to persons who have
changed their iceldeneo shall be mutually
forwarded or returned, charged with tbe
rate that would have been paid at tbe first
AuTiCLi XV. The despatchlotr excbanire
offlce eball state on the letter Mil to the In
termediate excbanire offices tbe exact nunv
ber of single rates of letters. or weight, If
requires,; ana tae louu weignt oi toe otuer
correspondence which shall be despatched
ln closed malte.
Abticlb XVI. It le understood that the
accounts between tbe two offices shall be
established on the respective letter bills, la
tbe proper money of tbe despatching office.
For the international charges the reduction
or theie moneys shall be effected In the gen
eral accounts, at tha rate of 2.42 guilders
for one dollar of the United States, lo en
tering the foreign charges on the letter bill,
lii tbe money of the despatching offlce, the
cm. of the United States and two and a half
cent, of the Netherlands shall be taken as
equivalents. It Is also understood that the
quarterly accounts shall bo paid respectively
In gold, and ln the denominations of the
money of tbe creditor offlce.
Abticlb XVII. The quarterly accounte
shall be prepared by the respective despatch
ing offices of exebango. They eball be
based upon the acknowledgments of re
ceipt, aud shall respectively be arranged
according to tho models hereto annexed,
and marked E and F A recapitulation of
theso accounts, showing. tbe dfflnlilre re
sults, alike for tho debit and the credit,
shall be prepared by tha United States
office, and shall then be transmitted, with
the accounts on which It Is based, for the
examination of the Nethertasd office.
Done In duplicate and signed ln Paris the
twenty sixth day of November, one thou
sand eight hundred and sixty-seven.
J. P. Hofotedb.
C7.U Jhrtttortf (As 7ra-roI TmUOfflu
km jt nnrnanai.
Jon A. KASsot,
tSjnHal Comml.ttoMr, ttt.t iff.
P0SV OFtlOS DsrABTWBDT, 1
WAsniHflTOjf, January XI, iscs f
The foregoing articles of d stalled regula
tions for carrying Into execution tho postal
convention of 26th Bepternber,lSG7, between
tbe United Statee and the Netherlands, are
hereby ratl&ed and approved.
Witness my hand and tbe seal of the Post
Office Department, this twenty-first day of
January, A. D. 1863.
l e. Alex. W Rawdill,
Pestal CouTe-utlen between tbe TJu
sd Htatea and CstaadN,
Arllcttt f Jgrttmtnl bitwmHm F4$t QJflct Tit
jrtmtt ttht Vnltti Sttttt aad tht fnt OJlti
Dtptrlmtmt q C'aiw J
For the purpose of establlshlag and regu
lating the Interchange of malls between the
United Slates and Caoada, It Is agreed be
tween the Poet Offlce Department of tbe
United States aad the Post Office Depart
ment of Canada i
Abticlb I, That there shall be an ex
change of malls between the Uptted States
and Canada, at the following points, vlx i
On the side of tbe United Butts, at Port
Huron, Michigan i Detroit, Michigan Black
Rock, Now York i Lowlstou, New York)
Youngstown, New York Rochester, New
York i Cape Vincent. New York i Morris-
town, New York Ogdensburg, New York i
Whitehall, New York, Platuburgb, New
York) Rome's Polnt,Now York) Burlington,
Vermont i Derby Llne.Vermonti BaffaloNew
Yorkt Albany. New York I NewYrk.New
Yorkt Boston, Massaehnsetts Fort Coving
ton. New York. On the side of Canada.
al Port Barnla, Windsor, Waterloo, Queens-
town, KHfivre, voourg, 'xvingsvos, nroeg-
TlHi; rrncot, BUobni, 6tanc$,Mo!itMJ,
thi i offlcea of ,New ork, Albsuy, Buffalo,
and Boetonytm the one aide, aud' Toronto,
Klngiton, and Montreal, on the ether, ars lo
pa.seach wayas Mrowa maji-not to bo
opened t any Intermediate frontlet office.
i-..RttTL!.X-.Tn8j',0'uM - charged
58 UV.tP-SU0fi "? f101 r from Can
lrltMn the United States, not 'excoedlng
three thousand mUes and etftsedlng three
thousand mUes, within theUnlttates.
w3fU?Uett?t.?lDU,,ttw' "7 oUtlonaI
wsight of half an ounce, or additional weight
w2S5)h&h.U' "ounce, to UebargefM
SSwl?lSBt,a,vUl.l,li "t, Wsseei
tlon mentioned, having been adopted and
f5rru?-.b.7lnJ rBMlr General of
the,UnltedButesfby and. with tb-.adtlce
aod consent of (he President. t "'"
ABVICLBlV. Tltnnil.Hi,!... ii.
panada on a letter not xeenghaU aa
ounce Id weight, to or from the United
States, ihaU be five cents for any distance la
Canada, Every additional wsfgbt of half
ait ounce, of addltldnal weight of less thae,
hatan ounce, to be charged as an additional
-AaTtCU V. Upon all letters posted In Urn
UnitedSutealobedsllvertdln Canada, or
poited' In Canada to bo delivered ln tha
United BtatAI. thai tat mlMll ha itnmhlnavr.
Into One rate, of which paymcht InadTsnoe.
uau iv vpiwaai .in aiiuex country, iees
thaft lh whole ofmhlned rate .cannot bo
AntiCLs Tf. The Pott-Offlce DepaKment
of the United Slates wUl collect and keep all
the potlares on thennpaldletL-ra rnm tu.
ada,ae well as Its, postages on letters to
Canada, prepaid In. Ue United fiUtee, and
the Post-OmceBepartmont,of Canada wUl
coueciana seep alius postages on the nn
paid leUeri from, the United Statesy as wsll
as the, osUge on letters prepaid in Canada
to tho UtOted SUtea. ,,,,
AtTiCLB VtL Each mall dltpatcbed from
one country to the other shall be accompa
nied bv a letter or tnat bill, atm win ih
oumberofUtWrt to 'potted, awddUUDgoUh-
iub u V-..U irwn tao onpaia. Wlta tnoir
postage In separata colorant.
ABTICLB1 VHL TU' postage on newspa
pers, pamphlet!, magaE.nes, and all other
rimed matter, must be prepaid, or sent free
o tbe line In the country where no-ted t and
any Postage afterwards accruing thereon be
thnd the 11 no, Ii lo be collected and rvialaed
by the Fost-Offlce Department of the conn try
In which It accrues.
.Abticlb IX. The officers designated for
(he despatch and receipt of Cauada,maUs ott
tbe elds of tbe United Stales, will stamp
' U. Stataa" nrjon all letUra m-nt intnii..
ada for dellrsryt and the other office t detrlg-;
uw v u. uppcu oa roccip. pi Aniieu.
States mails, on the side of Canada, will
stamp Canada" npon all leUers sent InU
tue unitea otaies jor aeiirery.
-AhTictsX. The root Office Department
onthe United Statee and Canada shall ach
return to the otber all dead letters, uoopeoed
and without charge, every three mouths, or
ofteoer. as may best suit tbe general regula
tions of each department.
Axticls XI The expanse of transporting
tba malls between tbe frontier exebango
office-, where (he conveyance Is by water,
shall be borne equally by the two depart
ments, but whoa the transportation is by
land, the expense shall be borne by each In
BroporUott to the dislanoo travelled over the
srrltory of each country. Ail contracts for
such transportation shall, before thsygolnto
operation, be approved by the post Offlce
Department of each country.
Abticlb XIX. This arrangement shall go
IlIo operation on the sixth of April next;
and It may be modified from time to time, as
maybe agreed upon by the parties theretdi
aod it may ba annulledat tbodvslre of either
party, upon three months' notice.
In witness whereof, the Postmaster Gen
eral of the United States and the Pastmaster
General of Caoada hereunto set tbelr hands
aud affixed their seals, respectively, this
twenty-fifth day of March, In tbe year of
onr .Lord one thousand eight hundred and
N. K. Hall,
AdiUtondlJrttttti tf Afrttimitibttvtt tht Pot.
OJfitt Dtpartmtnt ert Vnttti tofittt and tht
tnt-Offlei Dtprtmm of Cmmadm, providing
forth Frekangtef Begtttcrtd Utttri bttwttn
lit two Cotthtru;
Abticlb I. Letters, alleged to bo valuable,
posted at any post-office In tbe United Slates
or 1U Territories, and addressed to Caoada,
or posted ln Canada and addressed to the
United States, and deliverable at any of tbe
respective offices or oxchauge to bo thsneo
conveyed to their destination, shall be regis
tered at the offlce of mailing, on the appll
catloa of the person posting the saraei JFVo
ehiVJ, That the full pottage chargeable
thereon to destination, together with a regis
tration fee of five cents on each letter, ba
prepaid at such mailing office i AmlprotMtd,
alto, That such registration shall not bo
conpulsory, and shall not render the re
spective roe t-Offlce Departments of tbe
United Statee or Canada, or tbelr revenues,
liable for the loss of such letters or packets,
or tho contents thereof.
Abticlb IL Allach letters or packets
mailed ln the Interior ot tbe United States
or Canada, respectively, shall be recclvsd,
rczuterod and receipted for. as directed in
the general regulations Issued ln each country
is rngiri lathe rt'Mratlon of valuable let
ters, ana snau oe sent to the respective ex
change offices for the purpose of being for
warded thence by the first mall.
Abticlb III. Tbe respective exchange
offices shall make a' separate letter bill for
each registered letter.'or parcel of registered
letlcrsrorigtnally mailed at said exchange
offices, or sent to them to be forwarded, as
prescribed by tbe regulations referred to ln
Article II. and Shall enter therein, th nam
of the person addressed and the post offlce
to which ltls to bemalledfordellvery. Tho
.postmaster of said exchange office will then
wu iwii -oca leucr, or parcel or letters, in
the usual manner ln a separate package
from tbeunreglsierdlettvri. The letter bills
or inch registered letters shall not be en
closed ln the packages containing tbem, but
shall be enclosed ln a separate wrapper or
envelope, sealed, and addressed to the post
master of tbe corresponding exchange office.
Abticlb IV. On receipt of registered let
ters for delivery or distribution at either
of the respective exchange offices, tbe
postmaster of such receiving office will
compare the letters with tbe bill, and endorse
It "correct," If It la found ao, or will nolo
the error, If there boons, lu tbe manner pre
scribed with tegard to registered letters re
ceived from au Inland post offlce. He will
then fill op the corresponding return bill,
noting upon It whether correct or otherwise,
and will see that It Is retorned by tbe first
tnatl thereafter to the exchange office of
Abticlb V. Registered letters received at
either or the exchange offices, and destined
for an Inland post-office, shall be forwarded
In the same manner as other registered let
ters originally mailed at such offlcs.
Abticlb VI. The registration fee of fire
cents Shalt accrne to tha United States Fost
Offiee Department upon all registered letters
sent from the United Statee to Canada, and
to the .Canadian Pott-Offlte, Department
upon all registered letters sent from Canada
to the United States.
Abticlb VII The Brest articles shall be
oontldcred additional to Jiv e agreed npon
Since added. On tae side of the
United States at Bault St. Marie, Michigan:
Atgonac, Michigan! Detroit, Mlcblgaot
Buffalo, New York Suspension Bridge, New
Yotkf Platuburgb, New York- Moocrs, New
Yorki Troy, New York ( Saekett'e Ilarber,
New Yorkt -Oswego, Nw York New Yorki
Albany, New YofkYBosloo, Massachusetts)
Portland, Maine. Route A tentsPortland
to Canada Llnoi Rutland, Vermont Islsnd
Pond. Vermooti Rich ford, Vermont) Frank
lin, Vermont) North Troy, Vermont Canaan,
Vermont! Bwaston, Vermont) Boston, Mas
sachutcttf Cleveland, Ohio. On tbe side
of Canada at Saull St. Marlet Baby's Point,
Chatham) Toronto, Hamilton, Qusenstowo,
London by through bagi Fort Erie, Port
Dovir, Port Blmcoe, Fort Rowan, Port Bur
well, Port Vienna, Port B tsnley, Buipenslon
Bridge, Montreal, Rennlngford, Montreal
by through bagi Kingston by steamer. In
summer i Toronto, Kingston, Montreal,
Hamilton by through bagi Montreal, Sher
brook e by through bagi Canada Route
Agents and Montreal t St. John, Montreal
by through bsgi Montreal, Sberbrooke, and
Route Agsntsi Aberrorn, Frellgbsburg.
South Patton, Hereford, Phlllpsburg, Sher
brooks, Port Stanley.
t By subsequent arrangement, let
ters originating at either of tbe following
lino offices and destined for the correspond
Inr line offlce. ao hereafter named, tbe dls.
tance being short, are allowed to go at a
postage oi two cents eaco, wttnoui regara to
weight, vlxi Between Bault Bt. Marie. Mlchl
gan, and Bault St. Mario, Canada) between
Port Heron.. Ulehlran. and Port Sari la.
Canada) between Detroit, Michigan, aud
winasor, uanaaa oe.weca disc hock,
New York, and Fort Erie, Canada) between
Le wit ton, New York, and Queenstown, Can
ada) between Youngstown, New York, aud
Nl.ff.ra, Canadai balwee. C.p. Vloceot,
Now York, .ad KlDrstoo, Cao.d.i between
MorrLlowB, New York, aod UrockTlUe,
Canadat between Ofirdenibarcb. New York.
and Prccott, Canadai Letwceu Fort Covlog
ton, New York, and Dundee, Canadai tw
iwc.u uwrvj lane, ermoor, ana Dtanneaa,
tit ftmv.lf: IA.h rT7lv7- " U
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