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oh A K Y J » . mm I' ?J T f-Fï A y i ■ . W J f;o _fci — M±. — k, LXXXYI --NQ 85 WILMINGTON. DEL. WEDNESDAY. NOVEMBER 14, 1877. PRICE ONE CENT [WORREkLi - Carpets & Dry Goods, ^ MASONIC TEMPLE. jiai Circular. OCTOBER 1877. RÏ GOODS department. bmsequenceof the action of lead , pry Goods Hautes of Philadtlr [uhertuing thevr floods at J2X 0 ELY LOW RATES, we on m from this date, and until ^ notice, a SWEEPING RE GION in the prices of our EN. j £LINE OF DRY GOODS,ana pdfully submit the following: I„Hu last 15 years we have Itept Equalities of Goods. Our Stock i this time complete in every de fh/nl. We have made prepara p(or this Season's Trade in ad „o f any since 1873. Our sup v in from the best importing,man. 'during and jobbing houses in bva. We thoroughly understand In this special sale,and Mit» US. tbe special prices , no change will udein our terms . While we re j that the prices at which we shall Jr goods will be TOO LOW for Mit competition, we are satisfied tit is the proper course to pursue, Vi dore can be successful that does that in PROTECT - ■ mgnize taj ITS CUSTOMERS it consults « tat interests. It conclusion, our friends and the Hit ire ashed to EXAMINE for *k/to, anil compare STYLES and ULITIES. It will certainly ar THEM. lilt WORRELL, Masonic Temple. RUSSELL ajstid IÖRTHROPS BARGAINS, pr the Cuming Week, WILL BE 1st. 63 dozen Ladies'MERINO ftcTS, 25 cents. I ». 2 cases Children's Merino 1*8,20 cts up. H Wool Blankets at 75 cts op f dollar, for cash, ISD ONE PRICE, -AT 306 Market St. Hew Goods ! tH. STAATS Opened this day, and Is receiving al most dally, at «IS NEW STORE, Ss ' «5 MARKET STREET, ÜOORS .ABOVE FOURTH. *HREe NiSl C( ? m P ,ft te and elegant assortment Nttuted!«" ever oflered loihe public, a \i) FANCY TRIM MINCH, Merino. Underwear, Ac. Ittbtnirt we '' selected slock of , Wo, ,¥' Zephyr, Ger Woolen Yarns, Notions. K C ' v f e I irt> P°se h> sell at the w tW'cMe prices. apl4-dAwtf HIS A "TRE del IGilTED WITH UIS »ER1N0 SHIRTiS AND Drawers BETTER THEY WERE and CHEAPER 711.« '®WSPJMPRBO r "' MORGAN'S; market si. 414 lOVj TRIMMINGS -AND HOSIERY. The attention of tbe LADLES Is called to the flhe assortment of TRIMMINGS & HOSIERY, —AT— 411 KING STREET 1 also have on .hand a carefully selected stock of DRY GOODS, And all articles, appertaining to LAD1E6 CHILDRENS WEAR, at very LOW PRICES and RIBBONS, THREAD —AND— NEEDLES, Can be found In great abundance. I respectfully solicit the patronage of the public. MRS. C. HAUGHEY. 411 KING STREET. sepiotf OPENING. Ladies' and Misses' Cloaks. The moat exquisite styles ever offered. Unequalled for Beauty, Finish A Style 55 Different Styles 1 A good Cloak for. Better Cloak A superior Cloak for A stylish Cloak for.. . ÜOO 6 00 A 7 00 Cloaks from $4 to $40. M. L. LICHTESTEIN, 226 MARKET ST. octll SPECIAL AOllCE. THE PLACE TO GET TRIMMINGS. CAUSE MERINO UNDERWEAR, Hosiery, Gloves, Notions. ZEPHYRS, RUFFLINUS. TIES. Etc is AT Jlrs- Needs Old »laud 417 MARKET STREET. aprtft-3mdw. T urkey risd table cloths, all sizes, and by the yard in the newest patterns. WILLIAM B. SHARP, Fourth and Market Streets. URKEY RED r HUIT NAPKINS AND DOYLIE8 in varied unnoriment and low prices. WILLIAM B. SHARP, FourUi and Market S treets. T urkey red borderednapkins and doylies In white damask for fruit. * WILLIAM B. SHARP, Fourth and Market Streets. T the ly is in UFF ANuERUU OTHLORED TABLE . m ban ls«nn patterns aud WILLIAM* BHARP, Eourtli and Maraet Streets. B damasks lesiKiis HAT /STORES. David McCloskey HATTER, MUi Alsxi'liet Street, (Adjoining Opera House.) gyTke latest styles constantly on hand augll-ly vehira a call. 0 UB£t( THE HATTER* No « East Third Street* Wilmington, De 4 EJJ UVA. VI ON A Ac .«HE HOME HNWrri'UTB, of I a SELECT DAY AND BOARDInU | j^hOOL for YOUNG LADIESandCHIL nREN, wlllreopeiion MONDAY, wepiem 10th. Our aim is to combine 7/oine cul ' ,„ re with moral and mental d^isciIpuue, -Modern Principals. I A M HOUSTON, Misses ( ft " HOUSTON, A. B. No. 900Delaware Avenue, " Wilmington. Del. wi n JOHN là* MALONE. PLAIN A ORNAMENTAL MARBLE WORKS UELAWARE^VENUEA MADISON ^" 9W rïi y ortnÂ"„rK r rswmeÂ Ä" S" t ^ r ,^ up s^, KÄ Head and Foot " a long ex House W°rk inAenerm ^ attUerH himse perience In the husine 8 sat lsfaetion teal that he oan glve jhiur patronage who TinvUed lx. call and tnspec | ms e w P o"i à an" ""n l.lspri«es. nov*7-'7.-l "' h OAL Tl MF 1 ABLE. TRAINS LEAVE WILMINGTON. Philadelphia: 2 21 , 6.40, «.M, 8 . 10 , 0 . 00 , 9.47,10.00 a. m.;'12.37, 12.40, 2.30, 4.30, 5.46, 9.46 p. m. On Sundays : 2.21, 810 a. m; ft 00,6 30, 9 46, p m. , For New York: 2 22, 9 47, a m, 1237, 1200, ft 46 p m; on Sundays: 221 am. For Baltimore and Washington: 106,8 39 a m; 12 54, 2 59,6 09,9 ftft p m; on Sundays 106 am; 9 ftft pm. For Port Deposit: 4 56 pm; no Sunday train. For Newcastle: ft, 6 20, 9 30am; 130,6 30 p ; no Sunday train. For Delaware R. R.: ft 08, 9 30 a m; 6 30 p m; no Sunday train. For Wilmington A Northern R. R.: 6 2ft a m; 4 16 p m; no Sunday train. For Delaware western R. R.; 10 20 a m;5 80 p m; on Sundays : 10 30 a m. TRAINS ARRIVE AT WILMINGTON. From Phlladeipuia : 12 06,8 34. 9 24 a in ; 12 m; 12 44, 12 57, S 55, 4 51, fc 14. 6 25,7 26, 8 15,951,1110 p m ; on eunduys: 12 5«, 10 05 a m t 7 30,9 51,11 10 p m. From New York : 12 56, 8 34 s nt; 12 44,12 58 » 04,9 51 p m : on Sundays ; 12 W n in ; 9 61pm. ■ - ltlmore : 2 18, 941,&m; 127, 12 38. 6 3«, 9 30 p m; on Sundays: 2 18 a m ; 9 36 P in. From Washington: 2 18 a m ; 12 27, 12 38 6 3«, 9 4« p m; on Sundays: 218 a m; 94« p m. From Port Deposit: 8 00am; no Sunday trains. From New Castle: 7 55,850am: 12 00m; 4 20, 8 40,7 05 p m; no Sunday trains. From Delaware R. R.: 8 50am; 4 20,6 40p m; no Sunday trains. From Wilmington A Northern R. R.: 1130 a m: 8 15 p m; no Sunday trains. From Delaware Western R. R.: 7 56 am; 3 10 p m; on Sundays : 6 00 o m. TIA1XS ros WltKiNOTON HAVE PHIL ADCLPHIA. Pram Broad street and Washington ave nue : 7 30, 8 00, 10 30, 1 45 a m; 2 30, 3 30, 4 «0,5 16,6 00 ,6 45. 9 45, 11 50 pm;ou Sun days: 8 30 a m; 6 Ö 1,9 45, 11 50, p m. From Thirty-Second and Market streets: 7 25. 11 46 a m, 12 % 3 65. 8 50, 11 45 p m; Sundays: 85t 1145 pm. For 1 m From on GENERAL NEWS. The long pending case at Williamsport Pa., of Father Stock vs. Bishop O'Hara was decided yesterday iu favor of the priest Rev. Edward T. Buist, D. D., an émi sent minister of thePresbyterian Church died at his home, Greehvflle, 8. C., Sun day last. Prof. Watson, of Ann Arbor Michigan, announces the discovery on the 12th in stant of a bright planet of the eleventh magnitude» 8am'l Banda Mills, ex-sheri ff of Balti more county, died iu Baltimore, last evening, aged 58 years. He was elected a member of the Maryland Legislature at the recent election. The trial at Columbia, 8. Cm of L -Cass rpenter, indicted for forgery, wascou ded yesterday with a verdict of guilty Defendant's consul gave notice that he would move for a new trial. Senator Davis denies having given his opinon on the electoral commission, Its Authority and duty, as detailed some days ago in the Washington correspondence of the New Orleans Democrat. Car clu An accident occurred last night on the Poughkeepsie. Hartford and Boston rail I near the New York State line, caus ed by the engine ruuniug off a misplaced switch. Conductor Frederick Meli probably fatally injured. No passengers were hurt. A freight engine, with a saloon car and three empty freight cars ran through the open draw of the bridge over the Fiscat aquay.xiver, at Goodspeed, N. H., yes terday. The eugineor did not notice that No one was serious tom was the draw ly injured. open. PERSONAL. Mr. Samuel Townsend, of Townsend, is in town to-day. The Marquis of Lorne, it it reported, will shortly be raised to the peerage. Gambetta, rumor states, has just come in tor a legacy ofi-'l.000,000 sterling (25 000,00 francs.) William, the younger of the notorious Davenport Brothers dieed in Sydney, Au stralia, last mouih, of pulmonary con sumption. Miss Withers a daughter of Senator Withers, of Virginia, was married at Alexandria last week to Mr. Stephen Putney, of Boston. Miss Collins, daughter of the late Mortimer Collins, is about to issue her first novel. It is to be entitled "Alt In " Th« interest is of a uocent sinner.' psychological nature. THE TJiADE VOLLAU. Its Circula io i in Chinese Ports—Un dernali ati in by the Authorities. Washington, November 12.—Minister Seward writes to the department of State from Peking under date of September 22, in relation to the circulation of the Americau trade dollar in China. Con sular representations having been made to him that the circulation of the trade dollar might be inoreaaed through the favorable notion of the Chinese authori ties, as lias already been done at Canton, Mr. Seward explains that these dollars are already in circulation and receivable at a declared value in all parts in China exoept Shanghai. At this there is a spe cial demand for the old Spanish Carolus and Mexican dollar, they being current for the great silk-producing regions ad iacent to Sbaugbai and commanding a premium which sometimes ranges five ner cent, for Mexican and eight for Car olus dollars. They are of course never current at par as the trade dollar 1s at Shanghai. It has been hoped that the trade dollar would evidently command a premium at Shanghai and have an offi cial declared value, as at Canton anil other ports, hut this has not yet happened. On the contrary the trade dollar is con siderably undervalued at the ports where a declared value has been assigned to it by the Chinese government. KEL LOGG HAS N' T A GOR POP AL guard of supporters. [From the Evening Herald, Ind.] An effort i* makiug to force a man into the Senate as a representative from Louis iana who, if a vote was taken, could not pofta corporal's guard of votes in a State No Legislature chosen by the people of Louisiana-would think of seudiug Mr. Kellogg to the Senate. His name would would not be presented in that connec tion. The Legislature that chose Sir. Snofford was accepted as the legal Legis lature ortho State, aud their election was therefore binding upon the Senate. The seating of Mr. Kellogg in defiance of law and precedent will he a violent wrench 1 the institutions of the country, and n iu the end by such an upon ... , no party vull gal | ac t. The Resumption Act. BULLION IN ENGLAND AND FRANCE. From Iht New York Herald. The Bauk of England and the minor banks of Great Britain suspended specie payments in 1707, and remained in sus tension till 1821—a period substantially of twenty-four years. In 1819 Parlia ment passed an act compelling resump tion before June, 1828, at that time tbe whole note circulation being $250,000, 000. At the date of tbe resumption (which, owing to the powerful and vig orous measures of the Bank of EDglaud, took place in 1821) it had been reduced to $129,000,000—a contraction, substan tially, of fifty per cent. Tbe last exam f le is that of France. Tbe Bank of ranee, under the pressure of war, sus peuded in 1879,. When lit circulation was $280,000,000. A large expanaiou of pa per notes promptly took place ; until at one time, in 1873, they aggregated $614, 000,000. Wheu the war with Germany and the Commune bad come to an end and the indemnity had been provided for tbe bank began to set its house iu order preparatory to resumption, which it Is under a legal obligation to accomplish by January 1, 1878. at this time slightly under $600,000,000, a contraction of about twenty per cent ; but until they are reduced to their natu ral limits, which I venture to fix at $300, 000,000, the bank cannot resume, not withstanding the presence in her vaults of $460,000,000 of tbe precious metals. The contraction to be wrought by the Bank of France is, then, fifty per cenl. We muBt not be deceived by superfic ial appearances as many are. It is wide ly suppjaud that the low premtnms on gold indicates that we are upon the verge resumption and that, in the langt of Mr. John Sherman, at Mansfield, are but three or five degrees removed from its final attainment. This is a plausible, but mischeviuus and most misleading, fallacy. The proof is here : In the year 1818, 1819 and 1820,while the American banks were contracting their note issues in order to attain to a state of actual convertible, their notes were, during the whole time, nominally at least, convertible; and tbere was no pre mium on Coin, yet a contraction of fif ty-four per cent took place. When the Bank of Engl and began its work of re BumpUou iu 1819, the premium oa gold was but tire peroeu'. yet u eoutractiou of fifty per ceut. of the whole issues of England was necessary before convertibility was dually effected. The highest premium to which gold aud silver attained during the resumption period between lfc38 and J843 in America was seventeen per cent., aud yet a contraction of sixty-three per ceut. wae necessary to & restoration ot the specie staudard. During the suspension i nthe latter months of 1857 the premium on gold and silver was merely DOuiiual—It did not exceed one per cent— und yet the buuks con tracted their' circulation nearly thirty per cent before they were able resume. Tbe premium on French bauk notes since the 6Ubpeu8ion iu 1870 at no lime reached three per oent, but a contraction ol twenty-oue per cent has already been effected ; but the h ink has not resumed, and a few months will tell whether the Bank of France can or cannot do so without producing a most SHrious aud daugerous pressure upon the French people* I assume, from these eximp'.es, until the paper notes reduced to $350,000.000 a sound resumption in these United Stales is utterly out ol question. But if it he true that a eoutrac iiou of more than $350.000,000 is still to be rffjcted is it uot clear that Mr. Jobu Sher man has on baud a bigger operation than can be accomplished iu seventeen months from the 17ib of August last? No doubt Mr. John Sheriuau is a giant, but to bore a hole in the ear or put a ring in the nose of .Leviathan ft good deal transcends his powers, even though aided by Sqoite Woodlord. Your obedient servaul, J. W. SCHÜCKER3. Its emissions are of u age we that w m circulation are the Novatoan 10, I87T. THE CIVIL TENURE ACT AND THE PRESIDEN1IAL NOMINA TIONS. Washington. Nov. 13.—The cabinet meeting to-day was devoted to a general discussion of the civil tenure aud ap pointments. The act in question requires the President to send to the Senate with in thirty days after the commencement of tbe session nominations for all offices made vacant from anv cause during the Tlie thirty days will expire to morrow, and the President will send to the Senate a number ot appointments under the law. Among the important ones will he the postmaster at bt. Louis and the collector at New Orieans. Secretary Schurz, who claims St. Louis as his residence, thinks he uftght to name the postmaster there. The Postoffice Department favtrs the retention of Folley, the incumbent whose commission expired last June, while Mr. Schurz wants a man named Sam'l Hayes The President has uot yet made up his mind. At New Orleans the name will be tak from the following: Col. Bussey, Effingham Lawrence and Gen. William son, present minister iu Central Arneri The President was disposed to appoint uov Packard, but the latter did not ask for the office, and the President did not want his motives misunderstood. The nomination of Mr. Thomas for collector at Baltimore will also be sent recess. SURPRISING THE SPANIARDS. Havana, November 12.— Ou the 31st uit. an engagement took piace at Pinal de ilayari, in the Oriental department, between about 400 insurgents, under Maceo, and some 300 Spanish regular troops, under command of Colonel Val enzuela. The Spaniards were surprised while breakfasting, and lost 22 killed and 53 wounded. The wounded were sent°to the hospital at Santiago de Cuba. T bo insurgents, it is reported, were re pulsed with loss, but the numbers killed aud wounded are unknown. in. THE LETTER CARRIERS' PLEA. Washington, November 13 .—The sub ject of the increase« of pay of the letter-cur riers was again consldureJ by the House post office committee. Cannon, of 111 mois, an Inveterate and illiberal Granger, op poses the increase fiercely In committee, no doubt because his coDstltuents are not benefited by the prompt delivery oi mall matter. The bill w illfprobably be report ed next week. TUE MINION OF MAIZB. Year, ago, during «ne of tbe period ical famine, that afflict Ireland, to* good people of the United States aunt over with other lavish gift* of food quantities of Indian corn, she led or ground. They might as will have shipped sand or chips for the human sufferers in some of the starving dis tricts. For the average Fat of that period did not know how. to prepare corn for the table in any shape and no matter how temptingly it could be cooked and served up fer bins, his stomach or bis prejudice refused to take it in. Those donations of maize were not wholly misapplied, however for they went to the pigs and fattened them if not tbs proprietors, ttince that time our Indian corn has become quite an article of export to Ireland, inough its chief msHceta In (treat Britain are England and Scotland, la none of those countries is it largely used in the forme that are favorites hers, but is mixed with wheat Ilnur and made into bread, not because il is prefetred to pure wneat but on ao cnant of its cheapness. The continent of Europe imports comparatively little of our peculiar cereal; and the limited demand from that part of tbe world haa provoked at once the compassion and patriot ism of Congressman Hewitt, wno thinks that the American mission of to-day is to teach the French and Qer mane and ail the other benighted races to oook, eat and like Indian eorn, and so do good to themselves while greatly increasing sn that line. This would conquest for humanity and trade; and Mr. Hewitt would achieve it by so simple aDd inexpensive a method, that 'tia a pity he should not have a chance to try it. His soie instrume tality for converting the whole emti nent to corn eating it the creation of a "New England kitchen"in the Ameri can department of the Paris fair. To be sure, this is coupled with an ap propriation of a pretty large sum for these hard times toward the gloriüua tion of this eounlry at thalshow; and, if we were the i least suspicious, we might shy that Mr. Hewitt's fascinat ing theory of the great future of In dian corn in Europe if he can get the appropriation, with tbe "New Eng land kitchen," is put in by him as & sweetener of a very unpalatable dose. Congress has refused to vote money fur tue Paris fair, and the people ap prove its action. Mr. Hewitt appeals strongly to tbo sympathies of the corn raisiag West when he tells us that "with a cultivali >n of the foreign taste for our great cereal, its export might become as profitable as that of cotton," and that litis wondering change can be brought by merely mix ing, cooking and serving bot, at the French fair, those corn dodgers, J thu ny cakes, flapjackB, brown bread loaves aud the hasty pudding particu larly fried of which we Yankees are so fond.— N. Y Journal of Commerce. on be ly a our exports be a double A MISER'S BENEVOLENCE. PoTTsrowN, Pa., Nov. 12. Wright A. Bringhurst, of Upper Prov idence, died in in October, 187ti, leaving a will, in which he bequeated the bulk of his estate to the poor of Norristown, Pottstown and Upper Providence town ship. Mr. Bringhurst was at one time a member of the Pennsylvania Legislature and was regarded as penurious and un charitable. His relatives, who were cut ! off with but a comparatively small sum, made every effort to break the will. They produced exhorbitant medical and nurs ing bills, but the Court reduced these to moderate figures and confirmed absolute ly the conditions of the will, under which *109,985 90 will at once be distributed for tbe benefit of the poor of the three places as follows.—Norristown, $95,41363; Potts town, $25,093 57, aud Upper Providence $19,487 70. The division is in proportion to population. Tbe trustees are charged to either purchase or erect dwellings,the rentals to be lower than the current rates iu order to accommodate the poorer classes. £ ci situation. estimâtes (or the Paris exposition bill sabmittad to the House committee on foreign aff.tirs bv the Secrer tary of Stats is an Item ot $12,000 for " expenses of obtaining material lor prepar ing reports, salary of editors and expenses ol editing reports." This appears like a re markably liberal estimate, aud suggests the idea ota snake iu the wood-pile. As tJeu. Simon Catnerou would say it is big p,»y for ***ihein literary fellows" Mr. 8. S. Cox and two or three other members ol the committee are said to be entirely opposed to any such measure as desired by the Secretary oi State, aud llr Cox indicates that his opposition will amount to some thing. Iucluded in The white laboring men—jr rather the white men who called themselves rabor —having tried their hands at getting up a political party and having demon strated how not to do it, the colored brethren now propose to step into the breach and make tue attempt to get up a colored people's party. According to a Washington despatch an organization called by the imposing name of the In vincibles, and which has its headquarters at Washington, is to be the nucleus of the new party. It is expected that by the next Presidential election every true colored man will be enrolled mus rautot. Exact.ywhat attue ™.ored Um „ etiJ itself sufficiently iu shape to hohl couven tioiui and make platforms. With rH g ar ,i to its principles information is vouchsafed to us. The colored men waut justice and recognition acoocling to merit, which means, as near as we can make out,that they want what they deeip note ®j no exaggerated notions on the HU j,j oCt Q f patriotism are stimulating this I1HW party movement: the colored people waut their share of the spoils, and they piopose to form a party for the purpose of trying to get what the white meu who _ _ the old party organizations will not give them unless they are compelled to. The colored people certainly have uot hitherto been recognized to auy great exteut iu the distribution of otiiee?, aud .wish them joy of all the offices they likely to get by this new inove|they are making.— Phila. Telegraph .| en ar< THE WORKING WO MEN'S HOTEL,. That grand legacy from the late A. T Stewart, of New York, the "Working women's Hotel," is now almost complet ed. It has required several years to erect and finish, and it is expected will be thrown open to the remale beneficiaries on or about New Year's day. Itwlilsoon be formally opened to »he public by a grand reception. The cost of building and finishing it is just >2,000,000. The ground covered by the building com prises tbe sixteen lots formerly occupied by tbe locomotive shop of tho Huds River railroad. It In a little more.than two hundred feet square, aud Is seven Btories in height. The building is of the most solid description, is entirely fire proof, and is so contracted room bas awelMitwindow. has about it a square, which is beautiful ly laid out anil adorned. Negotiations are in progress for the purchase of a large tract *f ground in the rear of the hotel, tq be kept as a private park for the exclusive use of tbe guests. There are 5i)2 private rooms in tbe hotel, of which 11S are double rooms, about 30 by lg each, for the use ef those who pre fer either to hire a large room for private nsq or to il va gfore than quo in a room. Th« 331 single rooms are half the size of tbe double one, and all are furnished in a style eqoM tb that dt the best hotels in the UMtod aMfee.' Tbe kitchen, under the superintendence of a French cook, has a capacity fér OOoklng food for 5,000 people. The women'» hotel has a capac ity lor lodging l^OOwpawa. Residue, png entire ground room will be doyoted to the furnishing of meals or snob articles of them as may be desired to Sttefi per sons as may wish them. Everything here will be furnished at the oost pvioe and those who cannot be accommodated as lodgers in the hotel will be acoommo- , dated as day boarders in this room. ,and can take home their meals if they choose. This hotel is intended te furnish women who earn their livelihood the best possi ble living for the least possible money. on tbat every The hotel PRESIDENT HAYES ÀNB THE RE PUBLICAN 8ENATTOR8. The demand of a majority..of the re publican Senators that the pfQsident shall submit himself to their gaidance under penalty of having his nominations rejected would be more formidable- if they had power to fulfil their threats. But in point of fact he ie.not dependent on them for the confirmation of good ap pointments. Although they are a majori ty of the republican members they are not a majority of the Senate. A minori ty of tbat body has no power to ooerce the President iato making nominations to please them. Of quite a proportion of the Senators who are making this demon stration against turn the terms will expire in less thau sixteen months from the pre sent time, and the drift of this years elections shows that several of them will be replaced by democratic successors. For tbe last two years of Mr. Hayes' term he will be confronted with a demo cratic majority in the Senate. He may, properly enough, consider now how he will conduct nis administration when that not distant prospect shall have be come a present fact. The public is not likely to condemn him for trying to be gin as he can hold out. The time is rap idly approaching when he will be en tirely at the merev of a democratic Senate for the confirmation of his ap pointments, and if he treats the demo crats with no consideration during the brief interval how can he expect any fairness from tnem when they become a majority? The exceptional circumstan hich Mr. Hayes is placed emanci pate him from the strict party fealty which the republicans might claim with a better show of reason if they possessed an assured majority of both branches of Congress. ees in CONGRESS Iu the United Stales Senate yesterday a bill was presented to incorporate the Citizens' Gaslight Company, of Wash ington. A resolution was adopted re questing the President to inform the Senate what information Is in his posses sion in relation to theNez Perces war,the number ot troops aud Iudiaus engaged iu the same, tbe cost of prosecuting it, and what disposition has beeu made of Chief Joseph. Mr. Chaffee spoke at length on his resolution calling upon the President for information as to whether the Union Pacific railroad hqfl complied with the terms of the charter. ln tu« House Mr. Banks introduced a bill to lacilitate and cheapen transporta tion of passengers and freight without further appropriation of public lands or increase of the public debt. The defici ency bill, which appropriates $2,240,665, was taken up, debated at length, aud fi nally passed without a division. The House proceeded to the consideration of the bill to repeal the resumption act, aud was addressed by Mr. Chittenden, of New York, iu opposition to repeal. A resolution was offered by Mr. Glover, similar to one adopted at the beginning of the late Congress, providing for an in vestigation into ail the departments of the government. FIRES. At Gentralia, 111., yesterday, a fire de stroyed several stores aud residences, the post office aud Eastern Hotel. Loss $25, 000 ; no insurance. Speight & Sou's Novelty Works at Markham, Ont., were destroyed by fire yesterday. The Methodist Church aud Miller's drag store were damaged. Total loss $56.000. The lossses by the fire which destroyed the North Point Dock bonded warehouse at San Francisco ou Monday will ap proximate $450,000 on the 6uildiug aud its contents. The lesse of the warehouse believes that the fire was of iucendiary origin. AN ACT OF FRATERNAL FEE ANS Washington, November 12.—The Secretary of War to-day published an order that all names of battles whicli have been appended to the various regi ments should hereafter be omitted from the army register. This is iu keeping with the policy of conciliation.adopted by the admluistratiou, and especially realizes the resolution otice offered by äumuer to have all names of battles iu the late civil war si ricken frolu the llags. L. CASS CARPENTER CONVICTED Columbia, S. C., November 13.—The argumeut iu the trial of L. Cass Carpen ter, indicted for forgery, oousumed the session of the court uutil this afternoon, when the case wasseot to the jury, who returned a verdict of guilty. Defeniaat's counsel moved that he would move for a new trial..