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WASHINGTON CITY. D. 0.. WEDNESDAY MORNING, MAItOII 9, 1870.
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vuBinteiiFicTi ard iiruiiion.
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fromthe icTeral mlnU ibow that thacoln-
aga of both gold tod Urcr li on lb Ucreaie.
IkTYBRlfAL RSTBHVB JIlCilMS JMtrdJ
wcr 1305,243.03. Among lha icliore re
ported u a dUttUcry la tn Fourth New
Cni.ni D. WBLCQ-.WlUUm (JollforJ,ni
DatU Johnion htro been promoted from
first to second cliis clerhihlpi In the regis
ter's offlcf, Ttetsnry Department
lie odi nolle of the FhllhArmonleeoDcert
jsiterday we wrote that Mr. J. I. Caal Held
wa the condnctor. The tjpes ot It Mr.
Plemfield. The pvblle, of coune, at once
dlicorertd the error.
TUB IffUDBY cttil ambopbiayiok bill,
oonUlnlDf ApproprUtlons for llght-honse!,
ezpenset for prinUna; the national currency,
bonds. Ac, will be the next bill considered
t7 the Iionse OommUtee on Appropriations.
Tbb rassiDBiiT has signed the diiiblllly
bill, tnd telegraphed the fact to Oorernor
Alcorn, of Mississippi, who will communi
cate this Information to the Legislature of
that Bute, which met yesterday.
J, Mark Cbsioiitok. of Alexandria, Va.,
baa been appointed a mate la the Cnlted
BUtes navy, and ordered to report for doty
on board the frigate Congress, 1q Philadel
GimaiLDoTLiB has appointed Cbarles
Bomner Wilson, of 6alem,MusachnselU, a
colored boy. to a cadetshtp at West Totnt
This Is the first colored boy ever appelated
to a cadetshlp.
KoTWiYnnTAKDiKO the Announcement
that Mrs. Grant would discontinue her After
noon receptions, a large number of ladles
flailed the Mansion yesterday afternoon,
bntwere politely Informed by the ushers
that Mrs. Grant was not receiving.
Tub Coram lite e on Karal Affairs yester
day considered bills of a prifAte nature only,
matters of general Interest, such as the
data! rank question, having been postponed
nolll after the return of Mr. Stevens, of New
Zm tub list or iciwscti on which Major
Morse proposes to spe&k at Union League
Hall, to-morrow night, wo notice he omits
torpm-mt ton totrier$. We trust the Major
will Include that topic, and we feel assured
he can speak knowingly upon the subject.
Homihatioss. The following nomt na
tion were sent by the President to the Sen
ate yesterdayi Tassed Assistant Surgeon O.
H. Cooke, to ba surgeon la the nary. Jas.B.
Cooper, of Louisiana, to be pension agent at
Mem Orleans. Edward BlooJgooJ, to be
eaiiUln of Infantry.
At tbb Simon of the Cabinet yesterday
Che decline In gold was the subject of gen
eral comment, and It wai remarked that the
day was near at hand when the legal tenders
iould be on a par with gold. It wab an
nounced that one of the new Benatorsof
Tens would bring the certificate of the rall
ft cation of tha fifteenth amendment la that
State, and he was expected here thle week.
Tub Committee on Banking and Oarrency.
lit obedience to the resolution of the House
of Representatives, has considered the prop-
outloo to Increase the currency to nfly mil'
llonk of dollars, And will report a bill making
the Increase In greenbacks. The only ques
tion with the committee was whether the
new Issue should be In National Bank cur
rency or greenback!.
Da. John W. Lxrrwicn, of Memphis,
Tenn., died la Lynchburg, Va., on Sunday.
He wai on his way to this city to prosecute
hli contest for a seat la Congress from the
Memphis district, now held by Hon. W.
J. Smith. Dr. Leftwleh was a Union man
dorlog the war, and serred ft term in Con
gress when Tennessee wai readmitted after
the war had closed.
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Irreriper (Aa (iiewAire.
Optician, National Hotel
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IlKOPOSAll TOR BRICK CIITISBI
A uirriKQ of the Repabllcaa E recall re
Committee (Bowea wing) was held at the
office of the chalrmAu, Wm. A. Cook, esq,
corporation attorney, solicitor of the police
board, And member of the registration,
board. What transpired at the meeting
will probably not be made public before the
sitting of the board of rtgUlratlon. The
anti-Bow en members of the committee were
nob Invited to attend the meeting,
r- - '-
CosmviTioBi ad' RuBOrroHS-The
Senate, In executive session yesterday, con
firmed the nomination of John M. Sullivan
aa collector of Internal revenue for the
Twenty-third dUtrici of PennsylrAnla, And
Richard II. Whiting aa assessor of Internal
revenue for the Fifth district of Illinois.
The nomination of Enoa Hopkins, to be
postmaster At Nashville, Tennessee, was re
jected. Ton TOLLOwnia xayal obdbbs were Is
sued yesterday i Detached Lieutenant Com
mander Henry T. Pickering, from the Colo
rado, and ordered to the Alaska) Lieutenant
Commander John H. Rowland, from the
AlasVi, and ordered on WAlllog orders.
Ordered Lieutenant CocantAnder Benjamin
1. pay. to the Colorado. Chief Engineer &.
T. Garvin, to duty ai president, and Chief
Engineer! John, S. Albert and George F.
Kurti, ai members of ft board for the exam
ination of engineer! preliminary to pro
Gbbat Liiirautt. A. S. Solomons,
treasurer of the Washington Association for
tho Improvement of the Condition of the
Poor, baa the pleasure to acknowledge the
receipt of 117 from Hon Giles A. Smith, for
collections made In the Post Office Depart
ment, and $337.35 from Henry Piper, ciq ,
for collections In the Bureau or Engraving
and Printing, Treasury Department, $330.50
o( this amount hating been generously
donated by the plate printers, and $36.75 by
the other divisions of the B area a.
Heexpressed great sails faction with the ap
pearance and work of the MTirat dltlslona
of this Important department
ArpAoratATioni Ixbatitbd. The ap
propriation for prlntlag Internal mean
stamps for tobacco, beer and dlstttled spirit
li nearly exhausted, andn ApproprUtlon
of About $00,000, In the deficiency bill, will
be required to eootlnue the work until the
elose of the present fiscal year. Ai thli
work Is executed la the Prlellng BoreAa At
th Treasury Department, It will be contin
ued and paid for out of other appropriations
until the passage of the deficiency bill. The
constant demand for these stamps makes It
an Imperative necessity that the manu
facture of them shall continue without In
terruption. ThbOiabbIbdiam. Among the execu
tive documents laid by the Speaker before
the House yesterday, was a letter from the
Secretary of the Interior covering corre
spondence relative to the encroachment! of
the white letlleri upon the landi or the
Osage Indiana In Kansas, and concurring
wtlh the Commissioner of Indian Affairs la
the views contained Inhle report of thetd
Instant, and recommending an apprecia
tion of $50,000 to enable the department to
remove and settle these Indians la their new
homes In the Indian country until further
provision caa be made for them out of tho
proceeds of the sale of the Osage Indian
Tnt Committee on Reconstruction, at Us
meeting yesterday morning, made ft prelimi
nary Inqu'ry Into Tennessee affaire with a
flew of applying inch a remedy for existing
political evil ai may be deemed edflsable
and as the exigencies of the case msy re
quire. Representatives Maynard and Arnell,
of Tennessee, made statement! of the condi
tion of affairs la the State. The committee
wilt further Investigate the matter. As the
committee was retiring from the committee
room some one suggested to Mr. Boiler that
what wai proposed for Tennessee onght to
be applied to Massachusetts. Gen. Butler
replied that he did not doubt the power of
Coogress, bat the occasion was wanting.
Gbm. M. Da QcisiDi. late general ln-
chtef of the Cuban army, And Colonels Lot-
nasand veronaof his staff, who hare re
cently arrived from Cuba, are At the Ebbltt
Uoaso. These gentlemen Are In high spirits,
And feel confident of the success of the revo
lution. General Quesada denies the report
concerning General Jordan! resignation.
Colonel Adolph Verona I snrgeon la chief
of the Insurgent army He wai educated At
Tlllanora College, ta Delaware county,Penn
sylranla, and leaving there In 1857, studied
medicine In Philadelphia, and then returned
to Cuba, where be has, up to the late revo
lution, been engaged In the practice of hli
pro re slon .
Bbbtbt Li sot. Col. W. n. Jonas, assist
ant quartermaster, has been ordered to re
main In Washington nntll farther orders, to
atteod to the sttlle me nt of his accounts.
First Lteatenant N. II. W. Krebs, Seven
teenth United States Infantry, has been
ordered to San Antonio, Texas, ai a witness
la a court-martial. Captain V Van Ant
werp has been relieved froea duty ai dlUiajy
storekeeper at San Antonio, and ordered to
report to the quartermaster general for dnty.
Second Llentenlant Stephen R. Stafford, nn
assigned, has been transferred to the Fif
teenth United flutes Infantry. The superin
tendent of the general recruiting service at
New Tork has been ordered to forward all
colored recruits to New Orleans for assign
ment to the Twenty fifth United States In
Tna Codats or ybb Diitbict or Co
lumbia.. In the Berate yesterday Mr. Trum
bull, from the Committee on the Js dietary,
reported adversely on Mr. Hamlin's bill sup
plementary to the act of March 3, 1853, re
organlelng the courts of the District of Co
lumbia, and Tor other psrpoiesi and wae
ladsfinltely postponed. Mr. Trumbull alio
reported favorably, without amendment, the
bill relating to the Sopreme Court of the
District of Columbia, Introduced by himself
February 8, which provides thai the Supreme
Court shell hereafter consist of a chief Jus
tice end four associate Justices ( that the sev
eral terms and Judgments of the circuit.
district acd criminal court! shall be deemed
termi and lodgment of the Supreme Court.
(wlthovt, however, affecting the right of ap
peal) and that the powers now held by the
Orphans Conrt shall be exercised by a Jus
tice holding a special term of the Supreme
Court for that purpose.
part of Amy Robianlln a decidedly accepta
Bishop was a tremendous Qaeen Bell,
and the filling up of other characters re
netted credit on the company. Mr. Withers
elicited warm applause And a bouquet for,
his excellent violin solos
The prellmlnory farce of "Tour Life's In
Danger" wai admirably performed Mrs.
Chapman rendering the prt of Madame
Schpoonlngberg la capital style.
To-nlgbt "Joan of Are' (burlesque) li
the attraction, with a laughable farce.
Bxcbbtabt Bout will has issued the fol
lowing general order to the officers end em
ployee! of the Treasury Depart ra en ti My
Attention has been railed to a practice In the
Department of Allowing claimants and at
torneys to carry the papers In the cases In
which they are Interested from office to office
on the way to flaal adjustment. It Is also
understood occasionally claimant! and Attor
ney! not only carry Uulr cases from clerk to
clerk, but are In the habit of silling by a
clerk until Ml part of the business li con
cluded, and then prccoodlog to the next
otnee, ana mere pressing ine onsiaess oy
similar means. Hereafter all claims must
be filed In the proper office) there to remain
nntll, In the doe coune of business, they are
taken op for examination and settlement.
Claimants will not be Allowed to Interfere
with the clerks who have charge of the ac
counts or claims, nor follow or carry the
same from office to office, nor will any
claim he taken and examined ont of Hi
regular order or passed upon as a special
case, without authority from the BecreUry,
AsiUUnl Secretary or Chief Clerk of the
Department, or from the bead of the bureau
la which a claim la pending. A disobe
dience of this order will be deemed sufficient
cause for removal from office, as well also
any attempt on the part of Any clerk to ex
pedlte the payment of claims by Interference
with the duties of others after his own
pedal work In the case Is concluded.
It appears an order of like tenor was limed
June 0, 1809, bnt has been generally disre
garded. Commissioner Delano Issued a aim
liar order September 4, 1849, and has again
called attention to the fact. A strict com.
pllancewlth Its provisions are enjoined npor.
all, and any further violation of It will
be treated as a gross breach of the discipline,
and subject the person violating It to sueh
punishment as the Commissioner may con
sider necessary to In sure-the Intorccment of
The Granite Bute Is true (o the principles
of the Republican party. In spite of the
trlcki and icnemei or the opposition i the
Attempt to deceive the' people Into a support
of Democracy under tho name of labor re
form and other side Issues, Governor Onslow
Steams U re elected by a majority ranging
from 1,000 to 1,500. It Is the flnt campaign
gun of the year, And It will be echoed la all
the election to be held In 1870 Inconse
quence of the side Issues that were every
where springing up, tho Democracy were
hopeful of success. Their hopes were
blasted In this case, as they will be la other
If the Republicans are true to themselves.
The victory Is graltfylog, not only because
THE NEWS BY CABLES
till EAT II RITA I IV.
PpoeetxHtJA-e In rarllaraant Tb
Irlata Laa nil.-Tu Open Col I ft
Bill Paaaed Reeatid Beadlwr
The Ifardanat Dlvaree Caao-Death
rMr.AddlaBloia-.Tha Writ of Ha
fceaa Oarpaa lo be Raepeadtd a Rata
Lomdow, March 8. In tho House of Com
mons to-night the debate on the Irish land
bill wai continued. Mr. Magulre attacked
the measure, declaring that It fell short of
the exalted expectation! of tho Irish people.
Leases should be protected and made trans.
endorsement of (he administration of Presi
i iktaa 3 Brick ClaUraa aadar (To ad, oa
iBBUiBmatar aaa ii ! hp, aaon
dlamataa aad 111 faal data aaa
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ht mb.b d
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da.lvaitad b tha A. A U. AI. al tka ttoal
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ntcM atartai. aad moat ba iiotU4 wllk
t ataaaarr pawpa, plpaa, a
Plaaa aad aaallaaltoaa mar b lata aj Ula
Tbawarktasitba ssnplotsi wllkta tblrlrdaja
fiar aaaaplaBaa af btd
Th Oavaranaat taTVSS tka rtibl to rajael aar
Tkapropoaala wilt b aadaraaA Mrpoa1fai
laUraai aad addrtiaad to tka aadinlcaad
BrordtrofBMvalMal Uaa.Kafai laitlla.A,
H.OaaaraJ, . . WM 1. IIOWIlL. ,
mat wajor aaa Auuuaai UBariarnaaiar. ubi
Hi liataa Arc J. fakU Si
ISOABIBB III YBB RlVBXUB. Commll-
aloner Delano's communication to the noose
of Representatives yesterday embraced a
table showing the lncrea.se la the revenue
from Jane 30, 1800, to January 81, 1870.
The table wai made np to ihow the receipt!
for Internal revenue from the several sources
for a year preceding the tlmeludleated. The
totals were ai folio wh
Tear eadlnr June 10, 1IS9 .V-MiMST 39
Ytara&dlei Julr II, list.. .. iei,l9S,TTI IS
Yaarandliif Augujtll.isee..... lB4,iTiJoe I
JaaraadleiSapfaoabar SO. 1S49.. 10T,solTS SI
Yaaraodlaf Oatoberll, 1109..... lfll.aW.eai Tl
Year aadlag Nevaabsr SO, use.. 171,131 111 83
Yar aadlag haaaotbar 11, tset... ITS J SAO
Year aadlag January II, 1171.... 1IIW,U II
The receipt! from spirits, tobacco, fer
mented liquors, banks and bankers, gross
receipts, sales, special Incomes, Ac., All
ihow a steady Increase, while the only two
Items showing a positive decrease Are "pen,
Altlss'1 And "sources not elsewhere enu
merated," thus plainly Indicating ft more
thorough enforcement of the revenue law
In each successive month
istrtet a Volumbta, Wathtnpto Cvuaiv.fataU;
Ib tka aaa of ItU H. koi. xtalrla f
Jka Boob, daaaaaad, tb iihiUU afcra
i kaa, wllk Ika apptobatlaa of Ika Orphaaa'
art r WaaktagUa Coaalr efnraaald, ap
laud S.tiHiT.laa IKk cap af lla b, A. fi
T), for lha laal aalUamaal aaa dlalilfeatioa or
pt radial aial oi aald daaaaaad, aad af tka
tt la kaad. at far aa u aaa k?a baaa col
dial aad laraai tala noaavj wbaa aad wkra
I lha eradllota aad balra or said daaaaaad ara
illad tu attaad, wllk tkalr clalma proparlr
br law ba ax
nahad.ar lhav hit oikarwLia
adad from all btaali la said dacaaiad'a atatt
ftofllad a opv af ikUoidarb pakllaaadaaa
aak tor tart waaaBiaiB nTieiAii aarvaAi
BB PrtTIBBB l Baai,aj. watjaaja
National TaBATUB. Owing to disap
pointment occasioned by the failure of Mrs.
Bowers to appear, tho attendance at this
theatre waa not large. The management,
being thrown entirely upon their own re
sources by Mra. Bowers Illness, produced
the sensational play called " Waiting for
the Verdict " with the stock company, and,
considering the dlsadvanUgei under which
It was plated upon, the stage, It was very
rainy renaerea. is wm da repeated to-nlgbt,
and we have the asm ranee tha IMrs. Boweri
will appear on to-morrow night.
Tbb AoaicuLTcaiL Bdbbau The Pres
ident, accompanied by Gen. F. T, Dent,
made an informal visit on Saturday to the
department of agriculture, la charge of the
efflcrentsuperlntendent,Col. norace Capron,
and i pen I two hours In Investigating the
processes and results of official labors la the
collection of statistics, anal ji Is of mineral
and food products, (he system of foreign ex
changes and the collection and arrange
ment of DoUalcaJ, entomological, textile
and other specimen! of natural productions.
Tns Hoc ib CoktkfiTTia of Militajiy
ArraiBi bad before them yesterday Mr.
Anderson, the father of the boy appointed
oa the recommendation of Mr. Mungen.
Mr. Anderson testified that, he waa intro
duced to Mr. Mungea at Lima, Ohio, by a
justice of the peace named Orermeyer, and
the Introduction was given In such a WAy ai
to lead Mr. Mungen to lnfor that he wai a
Democrat. He paid $300 to Mr. Wilson,
who, with the AislstAnce of Mr. Brotherton,
who wai the Democratic district attorney
for that county, eecured the appointment,
no stated that he knew Mr. Mungen too
well to Approach him with any money con
sideration, and that the Appointment was
made wholly through political Influence.
We understand Mr. Mungea has re
quested the committee to make aa Immedi
ate report upon his case, and has received
tho auuranco that It shall be done. There
port will ai oo oi ate htm from any dishon
orable conduct In the transaction.
Walls Opiki llousi. Last night wai
rather cool for " Violets," but they bloomed
luxuriantly at thli only fe place of amuse
ment. There was a pleasant odor of f aa and
frollo diffused throughout the house when
the sprightly burlesque or the jnttabttMa
extravagmnaa was performed. Mies Blanche
Chapman made a dashing conrtletf fn,the
character of Leicester and sang the parody
on MAch so Froum," from Martha, very
clert rly, though she scarce came np to the
mri: la ' Goodbye, BweetbeAit, And her
i ikllclouily inlschlflvcras lister ElU gave the
Mrs. EJoa Panldlng Imboden, wife- of
General J. W. Imboden And daughter of the
late Commodore William D. Porter, died at
the Spots wood hotel, Rlchmood, on Sunday
last. She was well known la this city,
where she was respected and loved for her
charmingly graceful manner, her cheerful,
genial disposition, and the sincerity of her
John C. Breckinridge has bought an In
terest In a Kentucky newspaper.
Sir Cbarlei Mordaunt will, It Is said
leave England at an early day for Amer
ica, Intending to spend a season in the en
joyment of the sports of our Western prairies.
Mr. K. UawtU, tb fonalo ovCMfaaaib vt
the Judicial beach In Wyoming, Is described
as married ( about slity yean of age t more
fat than fair, and a believer ta Spiritualism,
and a different organisation of our social as
well as, our political system.
Adolphe Betel, a Parisian writer, U mak
ing a " thrilling romance out of the Byron
Btowe scandal. .
John A. C. Gray and W.W. Lei and, of New
Tork, are at tho Arlington.
Madame Rossini has allowed the perform
ance of several unpublished work by her
late husband, at a concert given In Paris
for the benefit of an Italian charitable association.
It li aald that Charles D. Ktrk, of the
Louisville Sun, who fell dead while oa his
way home through the mow of lastFIday,
had selected for publication la bli paper the
following day, a poem entitled "Found Dead
ta the Street."
Mr. Offenbach has signed an agreement
to write a new comic opera entitled "Fan
te.Io," the libretto being founded oa a poem
by M. Alfred de Mnsiet.
Rear Admiral Vr. B. Bhubrlck has been
made aa honorary member of the Ban Fran
clsco Society of CallforalA Ploneeri.
Dr. G. W. Samson, of this city, has sub
scribed $100 to the endowment fund of the
American University of the Blind.
Madame Vanalnl, the daughter of Blgnor
Bills, li singing with great success la opera
la Ed In burg and Glascow.
A Philadelphia contemporary has a de
serving criticism on Tennyson! last work
on holy "Gruel."
Brlgham Toung. at last Accounts, was en
gaged la superintending the letting out two
hundred thousand fruit trees at BaU Lake.
Hon. James Mathews, ex-member of Con
gress, has been appointed Professor of Po
mology In the Iowa Agricultural college.
The Chicago Fott lays he Is a "superb
One of the New Tork female broken
(Tennessee Clafllo) la!called 10-E-O Clafiln
by the Western paperf .
Arothib Warriroto Ron Dbirrbri.
Atrlel Lewis, residing In Baltimore, went
home much Intoxicated early yesterday
moralog, and ibot one of hli children, a lad
of four yean, while sleeping la bed the
content of tho pistol, consisting or small
shot, entering the abdomen on the left side,
causing the intestines to protrude, and pro
ducing Instant death. Lewla waa not con
scious of having committed the dreadful
deed until brought ont from the prison room
about J (30 o'clock before Justice Thompson,
who Informed him of the charge against
him. Ula wife, the mother of the mur
dered boT. waa In tho office of the station at
the same time, end her grief At the death of
ner son was unconirouaoie. An inques. was
held over the remains of the deceased, and
tha Inry rendered a verdict that the de
ceased came to his death by a shot from a
Elstol fired by the bands of his father, Asrlcl
,ewls, who was committed by the coroner
10 await me action oi ma graoa jury,
The accused Is about twenty seven rears
old, and hai only one other child, live
Shcial Political Notri. Quoth the
raveni Whlltemore, nevermore.
Quoth the Kentucky darklet Golly! Day.
Do d&bbll'a to rav.
What Tennessee won't do Rah 1 Rah t
for it. K. Bauer.
Resigned, bnt not calm Golladay.
Or Ixl aal Con. "Caa memben of Con
gress be bought like sheep t" Hebrew an
swer xa-a-ai veryacnaap.
The Sovtiurn Ctlt does not pretend to
know what will become of the Democratic
party, but avers that It does know very
well that "some Democrats do not become
Taa Bath ron Child bin. A physician
la a very sensible article on bathing, says i
Forthe 'wind la the stomach' children are
thought to have, from their tire eome err
log, nnd from the restlessness end worrying
at night with which they are afflicted. If the
warm bath wai resorted to oftener, and the
dosing of soothing syrups and worse nos
trums less, It would be better for children."
DiikiovD broaobubrt iu nos ere no
longer the fashion, end "gold rings'1 will
toon be obsolete.
The Methodist Conference recently la ses
sion la Richmond, his appointed the first
rrlday in June aa a special day of fasting
and prayer for the prosperity of ZIon.
The steamer Silesia, from Hamburg, ar
rived At New Tork yeiterday.
Vice President Huntlnxton, of the Centnl
Pacific railroad, denies that then li any
foundation for the report of a consolidation
of that road with the Union Pacific railroad.
The municipal elections at Dei Molnei
and Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and Montlcello,
III., have resulted In favor of ihe Republicans.
Frank Johnson, of Kane county, I1L, has
lecovered $18,000 against the Chicago and
Northwestern railroad. He was an em
ployee of the company last November, and
while coupling cars he was ma over end lost
both of his legs. A motion was made for a
Tho latest Icllere received from Win
nipeg express the belief that nobody has
been or will be killed by Rlel.
Private dispatches received In New York
Announce the fall are of four or fire of the
leading cotton specula) on of Liverpool and
Manchester, with liabilities estimated at
The Austrian Government has aulhorlaed
Baron Von Lederer, Minister at Washing
ton, to represent Austria at the conference
suggested by President Grant, for the better
protection of ocean telegraph cables.
The funeral of the late Dr. MeClIntock
took place yesterday morning from St. Paul's
M. E. church, in New Tork. A large num
ber of leading clergymen and laymen were
present, and the students of the Drew theo
logical seminary attended In a body.
The Pa rep Rosa opera troupe commenced
a short season yesterday evening In Phila
delphia with the open, of Martha. The
Academy of Masle was crowded with an an
dlencw, nnparalsIIM for numben and bril
llAaey. Eight hundred boxes And ten casks of
claret, from Bordeaux, and consigned to E.
A. Davison A Co., of St. Loots, were lelicd
yesterday for an alleged attempt to evade
piylog the duty by the undervaluation of
ferable. Politically the Irish tenanlrv were
Republican principles have again triumphed, dangerous i penonally, they were models of
out Because ine victory is a new ana positive i virtue.
lie aarocAiea me repCAi or me uw or dis
traint, and concluded by expressing the
opinion that the bill, If properly amended,
would prove a benefit to the country
Hr. U.W.Uunt rejoiced at the good temper
shown la the dlanusloa, and commented at
length on the provisions of the bill, approv
lsgiomeandceninrlngotheri. He thought
the deficiencies might be remedied In committee.
The Attorney General made an elaborate
reply to these objections.
Mr. O'Donoghue thought that the Usk
undertaken was really the reorganization of
the social system of Inland. There was one
hopefnl augury In the fact that his voice,
hitherto unheeded, wai now heard.
Mr. Healy discovered sources of endtess
litigation to the bill.
Mr. Barry, ta a speech full of humor and
force, ihowed that the tenure system of
England favored the tenant, while that of
Ireland favored the Undlord. This Inequal
ity needed redress, An opportunity for which
this bill Afforded. Celt! And Protestants
fled to AmerlCA bearing a rancorous hatred
toward England, add from them came a pos
sibility of war with America. He then pro
ceeded to defend the bill In detail.
After farther debate the House adjourned.
The House of Lords to-night ordered the
"Open College bill" for Manchester to a
second reading and Adjourned.
In the Mordaunt divorce case Lord Pen
aaaea has concluded to hear la fall bench
argument on the right ofSlr Charles to pro
ceed with the case, notwithstanding the de
cision, aa to Lady Mordaunt'! Insanity.
Mr. Addlngton, charge d'affaires at Wash
ington, Is dead.
DuBLiif, MUCH 8. The Irish Tinui as
serte that the Government will soon Issue
orders to suspend the writ of habeas corpus
HtmiiirOiTiriar Walker on Iba
RicnicoxD, March 8. In the Legislature
to-day a message on the finances of the
State wai received from the Governor. He
shows that the debt of the Slate amounts to
$45,873,000. This debt, he thinks, can be
reduced by selling out the State's Interest In
the railroads, which would brio to the
Treasury over $10,000,000. He recommends
funding all the liabilities of the State, ex
cept the foreign debt, aad the Issue of new
bonds, to run from ten to thirty years, with
the Interest payable semi-annually In New
Tork. He cays taxation should be so levied
that the Interest on thli funded debt should
be paid with unvarying regularity. Refer
ring to the proposition for relief from debt,
be recommends that no sale of properly for
debt! Incurred before the wir shall be made
under execution, unlets the property shall
bring iu Assessed Talne.
He recommends that the money accruing
from the college land grant of the United
BUtes shall be divided between colleges for
white and colored people equally.
Medlar or lha Aclalatare-Pfetlin-laary
Jacksoh, March 8. The Legislature met
to-dayat twelve o'clock. Business was con
fined to the appontment of committee! and
effecting a preliminary organization. Gov
ernor Alcorn will be Inaugurated at noon to
Henalor Carpamler'e Course on Cu
ban AtTaira Iaderaed-rcniai ani
Chicago, March (.The Wisconsin Legis
lature hai Indorsed the coarse of Senator
Carpenter In his expressions of sympathy
for tho Cuban revolutionists, and has de
feated a proposition for female suffrage.
Besaarhablo alpoooii of M. OUIvIer
Bra)oion or coaaeripie.
Pins, March 8. At a political banquet
last nlgnt il. Olllvler made a remarkable
speech. He urged All pollilcAl pafvci to-i. The Legislature will be Republican with a
THE PIRUAM INDIA A VTA IB.
It appears from official doc n men U sent to
the Home of Representative! yesterday, tbAt
on the lit of October, Lieut. Gen. Sheridan
wrote to Adjutant General Townsend ai
"We have had so few troops In MonUna.
on account of the expiration of enllstmenu,
as to bo nnablo to do much agalnit these
Indian marauders, bnt the reglmenu are
now filling up, and I think It wonld bo the
best plan to let me find out exaclty where
these Indians ara going to spend the winter,
and About the tlmo or a good heavy snow I
will nnd out a parly And track and strike
them. About tho 15ih or Jan nary they will
be rtry helpless, and If where tney live la
not too far from Shaw or Ellis we might be
able to trlve tbem a good hard blow, which
will make peace a desirable object. Instead
of simply keeping tho troops on the defen
sive, while not stopping tho marauders, we
must occasionally strike tbem where It
hurls i and If the General In -Chief tblnka
well of this I will try and steal a small force
on these tribes from Fort Shaw or Ellis dur
ing tho winter. They number about fifteen
hundred men .woman and child r en ,H told."
Aajuianiucnerartownaeoa repiieai --ne-ferrlng
to your communication of the 31st
ultimo, relative to depredations by the
Plegsn Indians In MonUna, I have to Inform
yoalbat yoar proposed action aa suted
therein for the punishment of these ma
rauders has been approved by the General
of the Army."
The result or the expedition igainit me
Indians Is thai officially staled In a commu
nication to Gen. Sully, dated Helena, Mon
tana, February 0 1 "Of the one hundred and
seventy three killed, tblrty-threo were men.
or those fifteen onty were such as are called
by them young or lighting men. There
were between tho agci of twelve and thirty
seven. The remaining eighteen were be
tween tho ages or thirty seven and seventy.
Eight of tho latter between sixty and
seventy. Ninety were women. The remain
log fifty were children, nono of them aged
twelve years, and many of tbem la their
mother's arms. Oat of two hundred aad
nineteen Indians belonging to Red Horn.
camp ouly forty six survived. Amooa; them
are nine young men who escaped daring the
attack, and five were away hunting. The
lives of eighteen women and nineteen chil
dren, nono of them more than three yean
of age, and the majority of them much
younger, some of whom were wounded,
ware BDared bT the soldiers. Red Horn klm
LOCIBIAlf A. .elf was killed.
Nbw Oblbari, MArch 8. The Leglalalure I "At the time of alUck tble camp were eaT
bas Anally passed bills allowing the Jackson I ferlng severely with cmeU-Pox, JatlDJ had
(o ma river, aua puavpwuing, io i viv- aftu-, xh8 remnant or toe riegtn inaunrsy
wltU toe exception 01 one uanu, upon ocarina-
of the annihilation, of Red Horn'e band,
aud fearing they might be cal'ed upon to
share a similar fate, broke np their camp
and fled. It Is Impossible as yet
to arrive at a Juit conclusion ai to their real
faaiino. Tha onnlshment they hare ro-
celredatlhehandioflhosotdlen hai cer
ulnty spread tern among themi still It la
naraiy to do cxpcctcu m wj " -Ufied
without the revenge that an Indian
uenerai ouny, ia a icucr uwu auu
saysi "I in ten a to aoan i con u arrcab
some of tbecUIxecsof MonUna who about
tan days ago commiuoa ins cowarayu
der of a harmless old man aad a buy 1 1
from March nntll November.
TUB BEW HAMrSIIIItK ELECTION
Gar. fltearna Bo-olecled by from Tea
lo fifteen Hundred Jfajerlly
LecteUturo Mlreatgly Bepublleaa.
Corcord, N. H., March 8. lie tarn i hare
been received from 147 towns end over two
thirds of the Bute. They glTeBteirns, Re
publican, 28,554 1 Bedell, Democrat, 17,831 1
Flint, Labor Reform candidate, 4,877 and
Barrows, Temperance candidate, 881.
Btearni loaee over Low from uu year,
when hli miJorlty wai 8.781. He ti proba
bly elected by from 1,000 Id lrWJii40tyJn.Mn yuri 61J, al l'flfl lleuiu
give the ministry asslsUnce and advice, and I majority reduced from that of last year.
not to keep Aloof because or crron which I Corcord, N. IL, March S. Returns re-
Gold had Another turn yesterday, and
went dnwnto lJJi'QUJf. Tho return to
specie pay menu ow seems to be a fixed
fact. Gold may halt or ereo advance a little
from temporary causes, but the algui or the
times favor the conclusion that the specula
tive operators hare measurably lost control
of the market, and that the general tendency
at the present time Is to low gold.
Tab Paris MiruUlaltt of yesterday morn
ing published violent letten from Henry
itocueion ana oiner pouucai pnaonen.
TiiS Pall MiU Qatttu of yesterday ap-
lauds the "funding scheme" of SeertUry
Tna London TWiof yeeterdaydenounces
the captain of the Bombay for proceeding,
after the collision with the Oneida, without
positively ascertaining the damage that bad
been sustained by the latter
Tna captains or the sailing vessels arriv
ing At English porta report the prevalence of
heavy easterly galea In the Atlantic. Vast
fields of Ice are floating southwardly much
earlier than usual this season.
A urktirq was held in Paris Monday eve
ning for the purpose of organizing a society
to be called the "Friends of Order.' Sev
eral hundred people assembled. And speeches
were mad and resolutions adopted de
nouncing me recent noting ana atsoraer in
la Tna Canadian Parliament yesterday a
bill to Incorponte the Detroit River Tranilt
Company waa Introduced. It la la the lu
te re t of the Great Western railroad and the
Michigan Central Railroad Companies. The
caDiiai sioc oi toe com Dan t ia sa.uuu.uuu.
The company will be organized soon, as
$1,000,000 has been subscribed and tea per
cent, thereof la paid np. The company will
have the power to build either a bridge over
meuetrou river, or 10 construct a tunnei.
It la atated that Sir John Yonnar. the Gov
ernor Genera, will proceed In person to Red
river Immediately alter the close of the
present session or rariument.
Tbb Board of Trado of Daffalo yesterday
morning by a vote or 23 to 18 repudiated tho
action of the trustees In the case of the Hon.
D. 8. Bennett, member of Congress from
that district, by the following!
Rttolvti. That thli Board of Trade dlsap.
rtova of tha on sided aetlnn takan by the
ruatsta yailtrdar la theeaaeof the lion, I.
8, UaonaU, and we rcapeatrulty rcqucit the
truitcca to salt another ncatlog, to Inquire
Into am auegva aeia utanoDoraoir Bommmau
by tha sU V. H. Ueaaatt and Truman O,
had been or might bo committed by Ihe
He hoped the different parties would not
be discouraged because mistakes had oc
curred, bnt that they would continue to
point out lmprovimenU. He closed with a
prediction that, In spite of difficulties and
accldenU unforeseen, the ministry would
Eight hundred conscrlpU to-day formed
In line, and with crape and banner at their
head, marched thiough the itreeU to the pub
lication offlco of ta MarieUtaU4t where they
halted and sang the "Marseillaise." They
then dlspened quietly. The police made no
attempt to Interfere.
All AbenC the Deem a of Infallibility
Paris, March 8. The religion! orgins
here hare advices from Rome which repre
sent that the rope, ta response to the re
quest of a great majority of the Bishops,
has distributed among the membere of the
Council a scheme proposing a deflaKloa of
the dogma of Infallibility, with a notice
that the suggestions of the fatbere on the
same will be received nntll the 17lh lnsUnt.
Dispatches from other sources adi to thla
Intelligence thai In consequence of the In
troduction of this scheme the French Qov
were Plegans, a part of the D lick feet na
lion. Theie Indians were shot in broad day
light, In ihe streets oi.no town, i iqjuk ai
can arrest the murderers, but do M very
much If lean convict them la Ar 'ourt
Nothing can uo aone to iniura pva& aaa.
.-i .ill (.. ! m wnllliav fnppA hai) atrftno
ernor by about 600 majority) a Republican I JnM Q to cIetr out th9 rongni and whisky
loss of about 1,800. .sellers la this country) bat I will do all I
can with tne limned mean iu inj i1"""
prevent a war or any serious difficulties be
tween the whites and Indians.'
TIHCTtT COtYBR'S RirLY TO OXR. TOXRrDAW.
DirAtTKiar op tbi Itraaioa, )
WaaiiBBT-lf. D. a . '"k V, lBTO
Tair fU IfrMBof, Chairman, rittbvrg
Sibi General Sheridan strikes out at mo
almost aa wildly as ho did at the poor Ple-
. aalLh ahrtnt aa rODCh luStlCO. II O
aayi that la my extract from Lieutenant
Pease's report of the massacre, "In order to
do Inlusllco to Colonel Baker and to deceive
. Hod QCHlCa pUUIIl, .un-iwrn . .--
lht Colonel Dker toolt 10O women n
cuUilren prUoner,." 1( llio QenerUlhlnk.
lh,t It relleTt, Iho Mackne,, of Ihe picture
.... tn... th.t la .ddllloa totbo ninety
Bute, cout larrer, "1 (fUnd. ob- women .ndlirty children lck with tbmaU
-r - mi ....,-.. tft a,Am ind ttll1
"""."V T. !? ' i! En.l.ouVen 'pion.rTl wlF . V.
MUl.lutV.VV..M ... .--
celrod from About hAlf tho BUte show that
Stearns (Republican) hai boeu elected Gov-
latirMtlag Aelreaemlcal Obierva.
St. Louii, March 8. Interesting astro
nomical observations have been lpi-ogres
at Washington University here for some
time paet, with a view to determine the pre,
else geographical position or Dt iouu, ana
several stations, occupied by parties observ
ing the eonthern limit of the totality of the
eclipse laat Angus., near Alton, 111. From
these data It Is designed to determine Ihe
latitude or the noon.
The obaervalloaa for latitude have been
concluded by Mr. Tltmao, of the United
and Are progressing.
DeaCrnetlen of a Tbealro by fire.
PniLADRLrniA, March 8. About 0 o'clock
this evening a fire broke out ta the large
building back of Seventh and Coatea street,
belonging to the German Club, conUlnlng a
theatre, where a German company hai been
performing for three months past to raise
funds for the erection of a German theatre.
ernm.nt hu m.dt . demand on the P.p.1 Nel waen th, n brok, oul- Tn, tanffl
emit thai a .pecUl entoy front Franc. . pj,,,,, de.trojed. Lo..he.Tj, bnt
pclled from the board of trustees.
A FlTBY SlRMOK TO TOURQ MlR. You
are the architects of yoiir own fortunea. Rely
upon your strength or body and soul. Take
for your motto self-reliance, honesty, and
Industry) for your star fallb, perseverance,
and pluc f, and Inscribe on your banner, "Be
Just and fear not." Don't take too much
advice i keep at the helm and steer yourowa
sup. Bin no out. tbiok wen oi yourseir.
Fire above the mark von Intend to hit. As
sume vour position. Don't Practice excess
Ire humility i you can't get above your level,
as water don't run up hill i bant poUtoes
lo a cart over a rough road and Ine small
potatoes will go to the bottom. Energy, In
vincible determination, with a right motive,
ere tho levers that move the world. The
great art of commanding Is to Uke a fair
share of the work. Civility cosU nothing
and buys everything. Don't drink) don't
smoke don't swear) don't gamble) don't
decelro i don't Utile. Be polite t be gener
ous be kind. Study hard i play hard. Be
In earnest. Be self-reliant. Read good books.
Love your fellow-men ai yonr God) love
your country and obey the laws ) love truth j
love virtue. Always do what your con
science tells you to be a dnty, and leave the
consequence with God.
Tub total consumption of sugar la this
country last year wai 037,000 tons, of which
onlv $15,000 torn wai of home production.
Elshtv-fire per cent, wai from Caba. and aa
the trouble! there will largely diminish the
supply lor ine present year, ana me de
ficiency cannot be supplied At home, It Is
Assumed that prices will be largely advanced.
A moistxu rxTiTiOR, said to be signed by
twenty thousand persons, calling upon the
mayor to enforce the law requiring the
saloons to be closed oo Sundays, was exhib
ited at a large meetleg of persons opposed to
the sale or Intoxicating liquors oa the Sab
bath, held at Farewell Hall, Chicago.
A Touro vrou-AR la Ohio had a button In
her mouth when a fellow tried to kiss her.
And by injudiciously resisting, she swallowed
It, and is not expected to survive.
Tub "lifting cure" for Im pecan losUy
raising the wind.
permitted to assist at the council) also, that
Cardinal Antonelll hi acknowledged the
receipt of the demand, and promised to
answer It ta a few days.
Le Monde, an Ultramontane Journal, sUtei
poaitlvely that the Popo hai required the
Ecumenical Council to fix upon a definition
of personal Infallibility within a week.
Admiral Topete Conllanite In tho
Cabinet Tho Illebop of Santiago
to bo Presented Tbo Monareby
TkaPapa'i Beeepllen ortho Princo
Madrid, March 8. Admiral Topete con
tinue! In the Cabinet. The Cortes hai au
thorized the presenUtlon of the Bishop of
Santiago. Several deputies to-day en
deavored to bring the question of the mon
archy before the Cortes, but at the rtqdest
of Prim and Reveroltwas postpqned. The
budget for the Antilles 1 now under discus
sion. Theunninal ceremony and Attention
with which the Prince of AsturlAi was re
ceived by the Pope occasions much com
EX HECBBTAUT SEWAIlll.
Presentation of tho Besolnllone by
the Hew York Chamber of Com
uteres Sir. Seward's Beply.
Niw Torx, March 8. A committee ap
pointed by the Chamber of Commerce
waited upon Mr. Beward to-day, at his
house, and presented a copy of the resolu
tions congratulating him upon his safe Ar
rival from his extended tour.
Mr. Seward, In reply, thanked the Cham
ber for this evidence of IU respect and confi
dence, and added.
"WhAt the political as well aa the com
mercial Interests of the United States now
require la the exercise on tho part of our
people of proper charities, sympathies, and
affection for the outlying Statci and nations
of our own hemisphere, and on the Islands
and shores of the Pacific, whose futures are
io deeply a tree tod by the political and com
mercial movements of our own country. In
common with youreelves, I regret the de
cline of American navigation.
"It glvca me pleasure to say that I am
aura that It la recoverable at no distant dar.
Tho extension or our Inland railroads four
thousand miles In a single rear cannot rail
to develop our Inland commerce the most
reuaoio oaan lor aii lorcigu truuo auu navi
gation. The railroads and canals com
Elated throughout our own country are the
est guarantee for Ihe constrnctlon of the
greatest and most needful or all poeslblo
continental enterprises a canal across the
narrow mumui .aa. qiviucs mo ,wu
The committee and Mr. Seward's friends
who were present then gathered around htm
end tendered their congratulations.
Eastir Son dat occurs this year on the
18th day of April. A rule by which to tell
when Easter Sunday comes lstblsi It always
fall! on the first Bunday after the flnt fill
moon after the 31st dy,of March.
covered by Insurance.
ITenry Ward Deeeher on Temper
Rev Henry Ward Bcecher delivered a lec
ture on tetaperanoe on Monday night, In the
coune of which he ealdi
Aecordlnir ta the Darwinian theorr.
mankind sprouted from the animal king
dom, nnd appearances Indicate that the hu
man race aaa a namiajaiuaujigriiaioriuer
condition. It Is a most difficult thing to
penuade men to forsake their animal na
tures. They Uke to hug their lower pas
sions. Strength Increases as wo go down
ward, and It decreases ai we go upward.
We are enarand with the red draeon
himself when we attempt to cure men of In
temperence. Strong drink represents Ani
malism. Intoxicating drinks, more than all
other things, promote Animalism. Ia Amer
ica we are weaker, for we are let to a higher
Key concert piicn, ai it were, roe ouny
Englishman does not feel the effecU of
strong drink as the lean Tankee, whole a
bundle of nerves. We live oa excitement,
and we bum more wicks than any other
people of the same size. There are a great
many more apes iu tnie worm mao, mere
are la the tropica. Ai soon as men get rich
In this country they fill their cellars with
wine, thongh they do not really like It to
drink. They do this because It Is fashiona
ble. When men UU me that wine la good
for drunkenness, I say that If they begin on
shaving they will toon get to the hickory
wood. We are full or nerves, and It will
not do to burn them out. No man In health
needs alcoholic stlmuUnU, and If It Is A
habit It U against our real wants.
"I will not undertake to say that men do
not require allmulanU, but I do say that
men la health do not require alcohollo
stimulants. It Is the duty of all Christians
to Uke a decided sund on the temperance
question. There are reasons why people
should let it be known that they are for
total aba tl nance. We have rot to shield the
young from temptation) we cannot look lo
the lraorent. nor to those who make money
by destroying their fellow-men, for help.
We have a rla-ht to look to church-goers.
and they are bound to absUln from strong
drink. And let It be known that they are
opposed to InUmperance. There must be
an example set. Ae It Is, we have to con
tend not only against the passions of our
young people, but against the blighting ln
fluences or fashion. The young man comes
down from the country to get a situation, he
enten a store and Is looked on klcdly by tho
crow r let or. who has $5 to dispose of. In a
year or so be Is Invited to dine at the house
or me mere nam, sou mcrc, wuuu uia cm-
ployer and all the guests are making merry
over their wine, ho dare not refuse to drink
with the man who has done so much for
him. This Is the beginning."
You have no right, said Mr. Beecher,to
set a trap for young men to make your
liberty the destruction of others. The
Christian Church hai the power to suppress
this evil, and I appeal for von not to be
silent on this question, but to stand out and
show a clean hand. It la love that cllngt to
n ma ua.u vue cna. n aen memory nas
f;one and reason fled, the early love Is the
est thing which Ungen, and It Is this that
will fin ally conquer.
ProbU, 111., has a population of S5,ixw.
There are 38 churches and minions, 13 pub
lic, and private schools, and 7 banks.
Lieutenant Peace, I notice upon a closer
i v A,m nt makfl It aa bad as tnat. lie
. -.va there were eighteen women and nine
,tJ children, (none over three yeara, and
iSr- 'orlty much younger,) some of whom
ine rxij f wcro uk;o prlsoo.cn.
were woau i'... tn nulto force! that tha
ThOUenetat. . hinY ,.e1 Mm In
BA-no Governmeu. .trj 0 lu0 West ap
commandof the ran.. nt work among
DOlnted nS tO dO OUT hntW m.lra It Anr
those Indians, and virtually ., 'nlcsa oat
duty to sund In front af these be.A "v to
casts, women and children, aad to a- i
bdj ouo wuo may atiac tnem, C.
your bloody work, these arc not the guilty.
vji ,uo umragta againn ido poor SCUien
of Ihe border, ho says mat I "want It to go
on.' No, General, you. know you are not
Justified la any such aa Inference as this.
Became I pull aside the curtain and let tha
American people sen what you call a "great
victory over the Indians," It don't follow
that we do not want the men who perpe
trated the horrid crimes you portray with
so much aest Justly punished. "Strike." if
yon mutt strike, the guilty, not tho innocent.
Faithfully yours, Vibcbit Coltrr.
Tho New Presses of the Loudon
Tho London Time has recently put la
operation lo Its office the new "Walter print
ing press," and It Is now printed on four of
these Improved printing machines, which
were designed and raa nu factored In IU own
ceUbllsbment, aud bare been patented both
la England and la this country. The "Wai
ter press," so named In honor of the proprie
tor of the Timti, is a machine that prloU
from a roll of paper Instead or from aheeta
ai Ii done by the Hoe printing press. It
prlnU upon both sides or the paper by tho
same process) afterwards culling the paper
Into sheets and delivering them la piles. In
the foregoing respects it li cimllar to the
Bullock printing machine, excepting that In,
the latter the cutting la the first process, j
wtiust in ine "warnr press" ine cuiunr
being the lait.the use of a great deal of
Intricate machinery necessary to move the
sheets through and deliver thorn from lha
machine is dlsrnsod Uu. lessening theEo
liability to acvldeot. Tbo "WalUrpreas" i
Also dampens .u own paperi and receiving a
roll as it comes from the mill, It wets, prlnU
and cuts It, manufacturing by one process a
inis new mac m no runs at a speea oi
13,000 copies, printed oa bolh sides, per
hour, and Including stoppage, It tprlnU from
10,000 lo 11,000 copies per hour. One hand;
and two boyt run It, the latter Inspecting
aad counting the sheets as they are deliv
ered. The wasto of paper Is suted at one ,
quarter of ono per cent., while the register ,
la said to bo practically perfect. The chief,,
merits of the machine, however, ara. ah-j
nounccd to bo Its saving of time and of ex
Kusci of working, Items of great moment
a largo newspaper office. The dally edi
tion of the London Timet li from 00,000 to
06,000 newspapers, of 10 and ocotialouilly
JO pages each. Thli edition la now print tl
on four of these presses run by fun mcu
and eight boys, with two preseuen to super
Intend them, fourteen persons la all, ana
printing over 40,000 sheet! au hour. T-iey
print me eaiuou in nan mo time ana
one fifth the number of hands required by
the machines previously la uie. In making
me cnange irora mo om to mo un jv,
tho Timt$ reduced Its press room flxpenscs
Just one half, the pay-roll bolug $0'0,?ld
a week, or $23,000 yonr les for 1870, than
for 1800, whlle'lts saving to lha Jtepaper
Is $200 la gold per &lg
rear, an aggregato of $33,000 per year.
Although ihJrvUi is Piloted rtt thick
strong paper il Is said tjat the new presa
does Iu work as rapidly and completely
with the thin paper ta me for printing
A wzddiro was expected to come off In
Mancheater, near Richmond, last night, la
which tho groom was 23 and the bride 70
jears of age There wai money la, lha ope