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* THE NEW ORLEANS eRESc ENT.
VOLUME XVII. SUNDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 14, 1869.-.-TRIPLE SHEET. I NUMBER 1.
T OE OBGENT DITSPAT OEs.
Oppositionit the Propaed 3edisttib tioa
f Bast Currnmy.
RADICAL ODlS IIFACTION AT GRANTS RETICENCE
oir THE CABINET QUESTION,
Prebably. No Plieacial Law This
[s Di Dspb to the New Orisna Orsmsatl
WASnH'iTWm, D. 0.. Feb. 21.-The proposed
lcdistribution of bank earresy, by which the
Eouth receives a considerable portion from New
York and Boston beaks, Is vigorously opposed by
oesm. of those beaks.
General dasauethctUe with Ge. Grant pne
vails to-nightamong the Radie flm te b s s
mittal speech on the cabinet quastion be~ras
canlm.te a not(ifyi b of hin election.
The Improbaty Increuese of the passage of
any feancltt Ma this session. Dolnt.
PROCEEDINGS OF CONGRESS.
0Cm lttee Whltewan hitg--laaktlg
BILL FOR HARBOH IMPROVEMENTS AT MOBILE
ANOTHER AMENONENT PROPOSED.
Grunt's, Brother-in-Law. Dent,
Nominated to Chill.
Cuahing Heard From---A Satisfactory Isth
mus Canal Treaty.
Tbe >edistion of the United Itates
Between Spain and the Paciflo
MON:Y RECOVERED ABROAD ON ACCOUNT OF
Grant LNetleed of His Election.
oespon of the President Bleot-Sti
Dark About His Cabinet.
RETRIEjTCNGENT AND REFORM RIS
I)ZXOCRATIC SUPPORT PROISED.
PARPON OF SANFORD CONOVER.
Wasluaoro., Feb. 13.-House--The motion to
take up tie bill recently reported removing dis•
bllties failed. The House is now conadering pri
Senate Reconstruction Committee-No action,
the Missiasippi bill not being printed. It will be
discosed on Monday.
Bosee-The committee on public expenditures
reported whidtewashing both the postofice denart
ment and Wells, Fargo & Co. In the mattor of Pa
The bunking and currency committee reported
a bll prohibiting national oeank from certifying
cheeaks l t4e absence of corresponding deposits.
Also iblbl prohibiting loans on legal tenders or
Rationalak notes as collaterals. Passed.
Also Lt forbidding commissions for the nale
of gover oaent bonds on acoount of the govern.
meat, ad 1alt of gold except after publio notice.
The a4 abanking question was discussed, but
without ctites the House took a recess, but meet
to-nllh for general debate.
&nat-4An additional bill was reported that
debate litd be closed at a speolfled hour by a
Spencr 'intodueed a bill to provide for the im
prmovm tt of Mobile iver, bay and harbor.
Bevere bills regarding naturalization were ln
ver od harbor bill resumed. An amendment
res half a million for the Louikville ceal
was loa Yusa 22, nays 32. After further discus.
on theill was reommitted for frther conaid
eratlon committee. Adjourned.
Bsenatr Robertson proposes a constitutional t
amend eut ontrolling the countinl of the eleoto.
The raiddant huas nominrated Lewis Dent,
Gramt's wife's brother, uas mlister to Chill, vies
uhing telegraphs Seward that bhe will be here a
on Meodsy, with satisfactory treaty for a .hlp
canal over the Isthmus of Panama.
Peru advicee state that the Pacifio republice
have ariepted the mediation of the Unlted States
in thel; quarrel with tpain. Plenipotetllerise
meet in Wuhington in the spring.
The rcretary of the treasury reports that
$20,000 as been recovered in foreign couantre on
accoun f Confederate property, pa of which
La held r court fees abroad.
In givJog official notice of tbe eeunt of the elec
toral vte Morton asured Grant that his comntry
men were gratified with the resuultof the electieon.
Grabt replied in effect, that the polte ofthi ad.
ministrution would be economy, retrenchment and
reform ; and that revenue officers would be held
t a stry, t aeount. He would not name his cabli
net natil set to the Benate for confirmation.
P'roa, one of the committee, assured Grant
that bh edmialtration, mn respect to the pointse
meotic8ed, would meet the support of the Demo
The Cpredent has pardoneod Seaford onover.
Grar replytag to the oommittee said he would
-ndeavgr to cal around him men who would carry
oat thj prinolple, which the country desires to
se ircemsful, namely : Economy, retrechment,
talthftcollection of the reveune, anad payment of
the p blic debt. If not soccesful at Art be
would iakle a second and even a third trial, uantil
be found those who would prove satisfatory.
Be would remove his own appointees as soon u
those of his predeceo:,r. Be intended annoone
lag his ,abinet upon the present notlloaton, but
ofter careful conaldeortlio had concluded not to
ake r uoblic nor eommnnlateo to the parties
selece, the personnel of the esbinet, becaune 1
there' as not a man in the coontry who, if named
for the cabinet, would not be asiled ad a Igreat
pnreseure brought to bear by friends of vuious
etartCs. If he notied the gentlemea thmelves
n dvaeos it would only lbe a fewr days before
sending their naes to the Senate.
FROM JEFFERBoN, TEXAS.
TF]a NIriR shEFPIIS DIBaST:
IAMELB O T'lOSe KNOwa TO BE LOST,
· ~iES OF THE SURVIVORS.
Of the crew, George Remler, first cler; Chas.
Weir, rm engineer: ; o•as Mulligan. scond
e.gheer; M. Mc ,ill. Meker; Peter isr
James Gardner and John Basseg, eelosnd free
PFeRm ngem-Mrs. Jackson ad three children
M-T. TLo and - Prank; Mr. ad Mrs. Lwl
and three childre; e sewn lady from
Grand Bore; W. A. Broadwell, of New Or.
lean; Mr. J. C. Christian, Mr. Boyakia. Mr.
Abh and Mr. New.
Deck PmngesJa. Johnson, Nany Brad.
ford ad child, Wila Moris, Marths WiimS,
Jno. .A. Phillips Jams P lipa
lips, Alexander P1I1pe
Deck Orew-Wm. V hy, Jos. GOan, Andrew
Galllghme, Thes. Ryan, P yst iyan. Nat Boshan,
W. Buchanan, Jim Hill, Henry oke, Peter Ea.
gin., ad six not known.
Cabbn Crew-Varlea Baptist, psantryma n Na.
poeon Walton, texes tender'; Cha. edford
John mith ad Desal s Williams., eee bo; Bo
berut Franklr , eeond porter: G. W. Hgih. Ims
cook; Chan Crane, baker; Aa Coll, cha.
Lst of rvors-H. Kellogg, captan; : T. M.
Beth George rel , eless. ; Jobsh Poland,
amte Peter Stherlad ad Wa. Swaia, pilots;
Joe Lodwk and Joe. West, steersmen; J. H.
over, steward; W. R. Oyan, barkeeper; Sam'I
Wilcox, striker; Sam Uadarwee, w~ haaen
PIB 3.L erpemter; John Wilson, parter: )w
tee others of the crew.
s.'se :as k t, . Johnson,
G. W. Peterson, Geo. L. CoyL, G. A. Williams.
lElzabeth Johnson, Mazy Johnson, Ans Ashly,
The survivors, forty-three Ia aumber, are now
in this city.
Yesterds J. R. M. D. Taylor, Dr. J. M. Frith,
Dr. J. A. hardeoa, John C. Murphy and Henry
Steely were arrested by the military.
Messrs. S. 8. Wallace, W. J. Murphy and K. D.
Bateman were also rarted, but have been re.
PROCLAXATIU BY TRE CAPTAIN
Amnesty Withdrawa ad Press Ceorse
Prooeed neensrtl re a 'e w I esa-The
nsare bts ser messof pe, Uxcepe the
Clt,. Held br the Iasurgeaese
HAvNA, Feb. 13-Daloe's proolamation says:
Whereas the insurgents have failed to avail them.
selves of the offered clemency, sad others are
coetouanlly joining them, amnesty is hereby with
drawn, and censorship over the press is retb
Itlhed. Persona violating the pres law, sand po
litical prisoners, wll herefter be tried by court
The following tax i passed assem rity fore new
loan: Fifty oets on soeach box of suger exported,
one dollar on each load of anmanufaotered to.
bacco, fifty oent on every thoueand cigars, ive
per cent. additional on all trport duties now paid,
and twenU-Ave per ceat. addtional on the taxes
now paid by merchants and manufacturers.
The ntire district of Prinolpe, except the city
proper, is now held by the Insurgents.
Nothing definite I. know regarding the eantral
department, except that the insurgentrhave made
Menicarags a rallying point.
BALTmmons. Feb. 13.-The revenee oomers
seized a large amoalut of plug tobacco to-day.
The search was caused by reports of a large quan.
tity of contraband tobacco coming from Virglinia
and North Carolina.
ROM SIAN FRANCIICO.
alt emad meow.
B~A Fxscrtco, Feb. 12.-Heavy rains and
snow storms prevail throughout the country.
Railroads are Interrupted in all directions by
bridges being swept awy. Snow In the moon
tain hasdrifted to the depth of twelve or fifteen
feet, destroylng now sheds in some instances
along the Central Pacific Railroad.
110R IACKO8ITYILT, FLA.
a -ms and Aim alle for the Cubaan I
J-ACsowVrLs, FLA., Feb. 1I.-The steamer
Henry Barton with arms and ammunition cleared
for Nass, but goes to the Cuban insurgents.
Ocemmwle Meervee sMea e--Mevemeats or
MInrIm, Feb. 13.-The communion service be.
longig to Gracee Church, valued at $700, wasatolen
from the parsonage to-day.
Mejot Gen. Lorenso Thoma han hg inspected
the natioal emeteriee of the Sothwest, left for
Washlgton this eqning.
P espensemor the hi~, of PeMe..mmm~ r t
Bixcuxonn, Feb. 13.-The mayor to-day su
pended the chief of polce, Poe, for taklfng a stand
at the door of a Republican meeting lst night,
sud declaring that no one should enter, adA
sesaultng a man who was entering.
One hundred and fifty removals from ad
appoilntments to omfe were made by Gen. ,tone
Arrival of Speele..*verHniment hsetime a e
lthe IsthmL e-Cushlsa's MBsleo koeeesML . I
New Yoea, Feb. 13.-The steamer Chsuneey
br;ngs a quarter of a million in pecle from As
pinwall. Merchants on the isthmus have allowed
their goods to be solid for taxe rather than sub- I
wit to the government's eactionsu. Cushing's
miesion was succesfuL
Ppeeh tin the Ceeo--eath ofr a TurkIsh
Represeasestve Ia the COIMeseaee.
MAD5I., Feb. 13.-Serrno, addreasig tie
Curtees, said he hoped slavery wou'd be abolished
withot precipitat'on and without compromising
the prosprity of the Antilles.
Pns, Feb. 13.- Fasd Pechs, the Turkish rep
resentative il the recent coaference, is deed. He
was the Turkish minister of foreign aflairs.
Ma.se, Feb. 13.-The marqula of Banta CrTIs
prwelded over the opening of the Cooes. Varioue
cries for Prim, republio, monarohy, etc., were
subdued by Serrano.
VxIcIsnrno,Feb. 13.-Passed down: Robt E. Lee
at midnlght and Mlsleudppi at 11 tIes t. . Up:
W. R. rsh . r tit IA . BRlver fAllU g; now
12 feeat below Igh water mark.
V rat-, FPib. 13.--Passed au : Pargood and
Meseanrer ad 4 sad Perry at pr.. P-sed down:
Hoston ad Silver Spray at 6. r. x.
M• mna, Feb. 13-Evenng.-Weather warm
-ad atoray. iver fire faet higher. Departed :
City e Cairo ead Hepubioan for Lo.uis, Di
tar r Louaville lo Ruth, Peors City, Molie El
bert, for New Orleans.
Iouavu.L , Feb. 13,-lver r relag, 9 fbet ia
Sr. Lous, Feb. 13.-Blrver bIllng.
IsoN TIN FAMM.
Boeirwumw, Pob. 18--ees.--B·emeter
-i00. WInd s sad fke. Azrved: BHr
I.e'-e, Howed I , York, general
o to .W. . o e.& No departures.
-Feb. 13.--Anilvd: Bri
Hope. Kontevlal, to Puig he. aried : 35eam.
Bovarmse Pa. Feb. 1S-- '. .-ae-o.
moi 29.90; Wind els t, h. Arrsved: Ba
Eva H. FPske, Emermater, from New York with
SSteamship DarleA; ship LAtbly Rich.
Lowoox, Feb. 13-Noom.--Coasels uabeged ;
Fsatwroar, Feb. 13.-Bonds. rmr and higher
Lviaisrom. Feb. 13-Neos.--Ooteu dul; mid
dling upleds 124011Sd.; mlddleg Orleas l
12)d.; sules 8000 bee. Broadeto quieter.
LoaDox, Feb. l -Afternoou-Consol closed
at 93 for money; 93j for account. Boads quiet
and stady at 771. Stocks steady. BSugar quiet
on the spot and abfet.
Pass, Feb. 13.-Boors firm. BeRtae 70.04.
LtvIOrOL, Feb. 13.-Cotton hevy; middling
uplands, on the spot and afloat. 12 012*4.; mId
dtdng Orleas 2l1lid.; males 7000 bales.
FrANrroRT, Feb. 13.-Bonds Armor and higher,
Naw Yoto, Feb. 13.-116ey more active at 6
@7 for call loans. The bank statement shows a
eoatraetlon ia los and a continued outflow of
corrency to the South and drain into the tresyo
in t , while the reerve has do
1 . 1 114. Teuaessees 0674. Nerth
Carollnas 614@61}. Virglnles 63. Stocks lower,
closing dull and ussettled.
Nrxw Yoa, Feb. 13.-Cotton dou; pris 4o.
lower. Sales 1000 bales. Flour unobanged.
Whest a shade lower. Cern lo, lower. Whisky
a shade frmer. Mess pork a shade firmer, $32 50
@33. Lard quiet, kettle 2C@20}o. Naval st Irei
and groceries quiet. Freights drooping.
MarmMs, Peb. 13.-Cotton dull and nomtual;
middling 28028o0. Reoeipts 1736 bales Exports
North 3067 bales.
BSANNA , Feb. 13.-Cotton dull and nom'nal;
middlings 284. Bales 450 bales. Exports, coast
wHse, 5344, to Liverpool 1700 ba!es. Receipts
ST. Loisr, Feb. 13.-Flour vnchanged, wheit
$1 70. Corn 70@75o. Oat 70t72c. Pork $33''
533 50. Bulk meats-shoulders 134e. sides 16Je.
Bacon-shoulders 14o., clear rib sides 17e., clear
sides 16o. Lard 19@l9}o. Whisk 96o0.
CNrcImxATI, Feb. 13.-Family tfour $7@$7 50.
Corn 63@i5c. Oats 6@67c. Whisky 95c. Pork
held at $33. Balk meats-shoulder 130., sides
15c. Bacon-shoulders 14je., olear rib sides 17o.,
clear sides 174c. Hams 1941}c. Lard 204c.
CalcAGo, Feb. 13.-F-lour--5@7. Wheat 11
21@1 24. Corn 58Q@5jc. Oats 533. Highwines
931c. Pork $320324. Lard 19@194c. Meats un
oItIsrVtLLs, Feb. 13.-175 bhds. tobaoeo sold
at 54@22; lags to Iraf. Pork $33. Lard 204c.
Bacon--honlder 14Jc., clear rib sides 173o.,
clear sides 1~8o. Balk meats-shoulders 13oc.,
clear rib sides 1640.. lear side 1740. Flour .5 75
@6 25. Corn 63@(65c. Oats 6263c. Whisky 950.
MoBILE. Feb. 13.-Cotton market dull and
lower; sales 300 bales; low middling 17J4271c.
Receipts 615 bales. Exports 617 bales.
Cerrups Akllattone with NrM eals,
It has been no secret at the present session of
the Legislature, or at the last. that Democratic
representatives were engaged in very suspicious
enterprises in associaton with Radioals. At al
events it was common talk among those whose
occupation calls them to the sessions of the Legis
lature and who bhasve opportunities of opserving
and knowing what is going on. If called upon
for proof of the fact, It is probable that it woond
be difficult to establish it for obvious reasons.
But the circumstantial evidence is irresistible,
and certain movements could be accounted for on
no other hypothesis. The keen vision of our con
temporary, the Times, has been drawn towards
this body, and it very properly observes that:
" All kinds of servants require coastsat super
vision. and that It behooves the Democratic party
to watch the course of their representatives upon
the important bills now before that body. So
many rings have been Interlocked ead tnterlaced
between Demoorakt and IRadioals in pessag
various esobhemes of personal pro4t, thereby redae
log legislation to a matter of barter rather than
principle, that now, when bills, vitally affecting
not only our political instltutions, but the very
safe guards of society, have been reached,it is
time that a strict account should be exacted of the
stewardship of their servants."
We join the Times, and adopt its language as
our own when it says, alluding to the intrigues on
foot to defeat the new city charter :
SThe citizen of New Orleans who is identified
with the interests, the welfare, the very name of
the city, to give his approval to so flagrant ano lo
dignity and fraud upon it, earns an infamy which
ousht to follow him to the grave."
Fraud and corruption always hide their heads
and cover up their tracks. It ought not, there
fore, to be expected that we can bring forward
evidence,; oral or written, which would bring home
to any particular individual the corrupt practices
now to vogue. They leave so trace but in their
results. We know they have been thes, but who
the parties are and the particulars of the murasso a
lion, it is impossible to give. The deer in the t
woods leaves the marks of his hoofs and is tracked
by the safluvia they emit. This is the only way we
can detect corruption in the Legielatre. but it s
unerring. When people engage in the practice of c
bribery, they al!ow no eye to see them. But t
there are other equally good indications by which
we may be guided. And we are satisfied of the
correemess of our suspicions in the case referred i
to by the Times.-[Bee of yesterday. c
.A. correspondent makes the followlng just re- I
marks on the above:
Mr. Editor-The above remaks and editorials
appeared in the Times and Bee, and deserred the I
special attention of the puohol, as a charge of
eoch a nature should sot be pased aeheeded.
and I, a Democrat of years, mat be excused if I
I address you on the subject. I do aot pep s
tol now nor to excuse ,su ha t at atny or the
Dremocratiorepresetattves have committed sine
their aceaesion to oime, but it is not fair mthat two
of the leadlig journals of this city should make
seuch sweepoing charges against all the represents- j
tives (and I see the senators are omitted) with
out some one raasing a protesting voiee, for I b
really am under the Impresdsion that, perhaps,
some of the representatives of the Demooracy
are honest, ad san be trusted.
It would be well. Mr. Editor, to look back and
see what encouragement the Democratice members
of the House have received from the pressm of the
same political views as theirs. None. No thanks, I
no encouragement, did they receive when their A
small number stood battling for their right, as the
legal representatives of the proper voters of this
8tats, and for the rights of their const'tnents,
ags'east all the oppressive measo'es that were
enacted; and now, Instead of preparing a roll of 1
honor for those whose moral courage was so
grsnd as to stared and speak their views, even in
the midst of their enemies, agalfat prejudice, F
against bitter animosity, against all that could be
brought against them, the prses. (they who are u
supposed to give the pnblic a truthful view of the h
case,) now sneers, now makes a whoeleolecharge
of corruption agalnat them. Is this right ? Is it I
fair? Isit just? T
Duting the last immortal seesion a meeting of p
both houses was called, over Hawkins' sloon, to
consider the propriety of the members reelgnlur,
when they were met by gentilmen holding high t
positions, who urged and advised them not to re -it
sign; that although they were discouraged at this T
moment, that justice would be done them for d
their esarfee-ad thi is the joustice that is i
meted to them.
Ido not pretend. Mr. Editor, by this comme't. E
orStion to take lease with the press anod seek a , t
controversy about the bhonesty and disheo-i
ety of membersn of the Legislature i gene.
ral, bat ay spirit eof fairae oseT s me to doubt b
the general charge that is brought against t'e 0
Demooratic members of the Legslature by the e:
New Orleas Times and Bee; ad in ordr that
ae of thosme gentlemen may be brought ia a fair p
igt, I trust that those paper will give to the ci
puic at large the asse of thei who are aflhat.
SIn the rings of corruption, so that I a well as
o, who are voters, and take iterest is the
bukess of the State, should know when they g
agais appear before the publio in search of honor I P
whether It shal be conferted upon them or i
not. I have addressed you for the reason tbhat I L
feel confident that you are ready to do justie.
Very reqpectfally, Damoonmar. t
Bra T nnasata An CL.Hzn• (W rowr) I
CoammWn.-Thsl machine has been admitted by
the New York State r at Watertown, to be
without a rival in the various capacitis, asd in re* I
gard to thrbing what, a uatisrlag tet has l
demontratd its superiorit ovr al others. a
They are also repreented to thresh and 6dlea In a
the meet perfectmaaner from 150 to 225 bushels a
per day. Mors. Ches. E. Wynao & Farr, aso 166 t_
Gravier street, are offsering them for elie. p
THE POLICE BUILDING.
Its "rthr Ocupation Almost leek.
RECORDER BECKEB TO THE MAYOR.
The insecure edliea ei the polo. boahing
oa the ewrner of Lepette sad St. Charles
streets, to whih alleles was mode is ear oel
tion of yestarday, i a sabject whiL a ppearm t
demand aramtl the immedite ateatieu eflhe
authorities with a view to the prevetes a pofe
aible disaster, whik would Intvitably ealt in lu
loa of many lives. The buildin, which is three
stories high and of liek, wan belt over thirty
years ago, and at the present time Is devted
the pirpsm of a polie Melon ad lookup sad
police headqouartem e the lht eer; reerder's
office, (nrst precinct.) pollen hat-rem, eaptala's
office sad affidavit clerk's Uee on the second;
wko th i. ssemi a . eme sse
er's oourt for the Pier Distrilt; is th frat ese,
the sedoa eof the Beard of Peeasmmlmers.
It will the be seen that, at any time dui
besleis hours, the building necesamrly swarm
with hmasity. In faeet, It is probable that be
tween the beour of 8 A. x. sad 7 r. w. there a
never less than one hundred persons In and about
the building, while the number may sometimes
be three times as great, and the prisoners and
lodgers it the look-up at night make the building
always more or les tenasted.
Now to whisper that:a building so much in use
is apt to fall may be imprudent, unteu that whisb
per have some actual foundation in fact. But
when the fact becomes stated in o'c!s! form,
when, as we informed the public yesterday, the
police board no longer considers it safe to hold its
meetings there; when the recorder, with a very
pardonable interest, considering that he is In the
building at least twelve hours out of the twenty.
four, addresses to the mayor the communication
given below; when, in short, it is announced that
within the past fortoight the warping of the walls
and settling of the rafters inward, have been such
as even to make their effect apparent to the naked
eye and to occasion serious alarm, then we think
it nothing more then a common duty to apprise
the public of the fact and caution them accord.
ingly, so that they may shun the danger whatever
it may be. Should any disaster occur from thes
causes, and may Heaven forbid It, it will not at
least be predicable as entirely unforeseen or socl.
dental. The following is Judge Becker's letter to
the mayor :
RBCOnDnR's CorRT, FrasT DIrTRICT,
New Orleans, Feb. 13, 1869.
To tbe FPe. Jobh R, Conway. Mayer of the Otty of New
c;r- I would respectfully call your attention to
the unsafe and dangerous condition of the build
ing now occupied as the First District station, the
ccurt room of the First District recorder, and
other city offices. The rear portion of the build.
ti, in which is situated the court room, is espe.
clally threatening, the walls being cracked in
many places from the settling, and the exceed
ingly warped and shaky condition of the whole
building readers further occupation almost an
ao: of recklessness. The building has already
been condemned several times by the Grand
Jury, and the necessity of providing new
quarers for the alorementloned offices
laid before your predecessors,
who, for some unaceountsble nactivity, have
made meno orts to remedy the evtl or avert im
pending danger. Your bonor, the repreessative
of the city, is responaible for any detriment or
itability that might result from any accident of
the nature of the one apprehended, not to may
anything of the fearful consequenaes that might
ensue to many valuable lives. I therefore re
spectfu!ly regoest your earnest and prompt so
tion in this matter, as it has become a subject of
remark and comment in the community. Were
you yourself directly to lay the matter before
the council, and urge the immediate accesity of
another building, they would, no doubt, take
every necessary measure in the premies.
Very respectfully, Join P. Bacrs.
Iecorder First District.
A OMAmT ENTEiPRISE
There is so much wakness and so little judg
ment displayed I the sending of dispatches by the
Atlantic eabMe, that complaints are rife all over
the Northers and Western States. Complaints
are also many sad well founded througheet the
entire continent aglnest the heavy charges for
overland telegrams. The only way to put an end
to this emrmons, and at the same time this weak
handed monopoly, is to create competition. It is
not alone in the charges that the people have
case to complain: there are two other causes,
far graver and more trksome. 1. The unaneeseary
delay to the transit of messages. 2. Thetampering
with and betrayal of telegraphe communloatoics.
If there were other lines compettlg with the
present ones these abuses would not exist. Ben
Butler and Blnghsm oould sewer mve ordered
prlwvte dispatches to be furnished a congressional
committee, if there had been two or more distinct
The Rcfentiflc American, an able and Impartial
jocrnal, sys the Franco-Amerlcan Atlantis cable
is advancuing with atisfactory rapidity. It is to
be laid from Brest, on the French coast, acroes
the Atlantic to the French Islsnd of St. Pierre, off
the American continent, a distance of 2325 miles.
Communication with the maloland will be effected
by means of a additional line to New York.
The cable will be an improvement upon the
Atlantic cables already laid. The line wi'l be
laid in June, during the quiet wbich reigns near
midsummer over the ocean. The Great Eastern
Is in course of being fitted out for the work of
laying it, and will doubt!ess be convoyed by
national ships of both the United States and
The fact that the Froeach cae is a oompetitor
with the Eaglish able will ender it easesueery to
have oompetItors with the present inland system.
It is such a rival system that the Great National
Telegraph Company of the United States contem
plate. Most of their capital has been already sub.
scribed; but with a wis presienie they are de
termined that every city and other populous oester
in the coautry shall have shmares i the eutarprise.
They therefore have distr.buted m may shares at
different points, in order that thepeople mny have
an interest in the great work. The oapitalist of
Europe and America have all baen anxious to
take up the whole amount, but the bouedte are
intended to spread all over the land, and oeanot
be monopolized by eliques. The eitisne of New
Orleans ought to weigh be adveantges of tie
extensive projfeet, already more thea half acom
plished, and subscribe as libesrally as those of Cla
cinnati, St. Louis, Chicago sad New York.
'TIs Swtrr TO Laona AT W. 1. BItany's.-Ysu,
gentle reader, we express but the truth when we
pen these lines-'tis sweet to liger In the naet
little stoe of W. , Bray, Camp street, oppote
Lafayette Bqusre, for hew ea mortal, who bass
taste for the pleasures of ie, reet lookIng and
partakiag of thoe aited cadies wah this pope
lar maebeuter iprodeclag del.
The sale of ek at P. Lier' stor , Greer
stree, by Mars. MosItgmery Bros. b Co., w1l
take ph every day, eamepti Madlay, com
m~encing oa Tuedslay, February l. We would
call the attention o our reader to rk advertise
mont in our oueto-e 'oolum, also to their poe
ters, which a be se an in o t priidpal pbleic
T. veorWm insm Iis de sriples,
lk saarrehe, e l the orsoreo slusei.
ars. --, or f m t mIe rt, wen g vwe o
besldt e : vole4 arm.
W. . Bhe, r- and dagtegor, aa*s M1eti. M
B. man, Col. and Kul. Daon, m OaSta
Dstarreehe, of twist9 corvette OhwobP
Mrs. G e, of lrboa drest, wres a very
emag n black Velvet ae..
Dg ...--4-l W--e, a l e e r
Sgreen ilk; her "bonnie brews har "very be
U y arranged.
s L--r, a striped ilk all caulur de rose,
Swith low Spam m west, very pretty trimmed.
he ism -- -,a pilakmolre esMue, ng ber Ie
fi. fgure ezqu'e rely.
e Mrs. T-n, a ilac slik, with blaek Lhe paii
a rod the lever skirt; a paler of ack lies
- bordered wish a Noe of maupeb black lce.
ty Mrs. E- , a white ilk with lilac silk over
M MI P. a lIght purple silk, trimmed with bands
- of stin of the cr oloa.
S Mrs. --y- a very hadasree de of bdM
. Thens owoe el ,s a very m oet wo eo u
d; bloeadwh7Pc w re
a, remlalsi the beholder of e of oureownaweti
, stnerrefoumoer ee.
. bther hadsome costume was of ern-colored
Ssilk, trimmed with black lace.
INarrL.TirroN or OR.rcs.s I rea GsAND
. Lo.on or 1. O. F., ron Tan J rsnwvamrowN or
ie Lovisuwa.-The following well knows guie
at mes were l installed Into oc last night at
* the Grad L Boo, lOdd PFellows' Hall. to
serveforone ear :
B H. Firchld, Most oGrand rweter.
S Ado HMasre, B. W. Deputy ra Master.
J. B. Hro W. Or Grand Warden
SJolah Folgr, B.W. Grand Becretary.
"F. W. Dederler, B. W. Grand Treahurer.
S Luther Homes, 'George Nngasser, B. W.
at Grand Be senta tives.
M, *J. G. Dlm, Whety Grea Ch la n
E. P. Bangers. W. Grand Marshal.
F. Pster W. Grand Codouctor.
5 W. I. Hod4geon, W. Grand Guardian.
y *J. N. Llttlejobn, W. Greed erald.
r* Tnsanrims of the Academy will learn with
Sr t that see o their :favoritb erh , Mlse
Lou Roberts, whose fn figure, graoufl min and
withal modest demeanor have created their ad
Smiration during the past season, has left the stag
h with the intention of retrming to her home lat
k T Tan th arna yesterday, as hnws by S
a thermometr at C. Dnhamels, 111 Canal stret,
lately corner Bienville and Chartres strets was
as follows: At 8& A. n l degrees; 12 . 06; 1
n r.. 70; r.. 69.
eONE or sun rsmroutwA of universal equality I,
I now to be witnessed in the Fifth Distrit Court;
I* the jury Is composed of seve blacks sad Ave
whites. The coup d''uil is exceedingly Interest
fog. t3everal intricate and Important Inlsranoe
cases are to be tried before tls jury.
Cownsoertow Paocssmes.-lr. D. F. Ke.
nor has applied before theo . S. District Court
for a review of the prooeedings in the coefso I
tion of his property darinog the war. Messrs.
Semmes & Mott and C. M. Conrad & Sons., at.
torneys for ippliaot.
I JuAN Barinn, a laborer, was arrested., ye
terdey afternoon, on Rampart sree, by Ofeer
Pagan, changed by James Bobinson with dste.
ing city property by outtiag the trees on that I
street, with na ax. He was condlnedto aws't ax.
lslaoosa McCarx, yesterday, arrested on
Dryades street, about soon, three darkeys named
Bob Williams, Robert Vam sad Jan. Wliam,
who is seems bd engaged in a free fight I that
ciLsi vicins., sad we re emptig to out ehoh
other. Bob W biams, when arreits was terribl
in the I ad t of a pareist , whibh. S i
ever, •heytdi upte to e 0t lo k wila atI
espy grace which would not have been discredi
table even to CornwaUls at Yorktown.
A TOUNO wonMA, quite good looking and neat t
I in appearance, called at Bperintendent Cain's
office yesterday morning, at .t.l that she bid t
come to this city from bprngfleld, ll., I search
of her bu nd and one James Plower, who had t
left her abshout six month ago upon wbtt he rep- u
resented as busiuese wl'ch required him In the
capacity of agent to visit most of the large oft'es s
I of the country. He had left her supplied w;th
funds, and ater arrival hee had written and w a
mitred regularly, but of a sudden, eommedttios
bad stopped, and after wattng for a reasonable
time, she lad come to And him. f
In the absence of any tangible information as I
to the person or whereaboout of the melai one, o
on the part of those oonnected with pollee head.
quarters, the axions wife hastening to her place
of abode returned with her husband's photograph;
one glance at the face presented showed Captain
COin the visage of a lightlagered professioal
who bhas for the last ve weeks been vegetating
at the Parish Prison. This gave him an Immediate t
explanation of the sudden interruptlor*of oorree- r
pondence spoken of by the wYie, but he hesitated
to tell her the trth o(the matter, and it may be
that her first i ties of it my be through the o
columns of the aewspapers
A romso nw employed as oaerk in the broker.
age offce of Mr. J. Straus, No. 14 St.
Charles stret, recently disappear, while havin g
in his posemaon 8Btate wmrruts to the amout of
$1800 whlebhld been larus ld to him fOe sae.
After he had been absent two days, inqualues
were made by the employer who learned that the
jonun man bad telem pei rge tor the Ever PF*th;
Nl e, Inbt tt the warrats are stil here in
Tnt rcmrTs or r1rraxaL vuwrne from d~- e
tillers during the month of January amooted to v
532,000, a eompared with aboot one .fth of that
amount collected from the same source doring
the month of October. The ioorease is in a n
measure due to the larger number of distlleriee
recently fIn operation, d also lit some dege to
the increased e,faeny of the departnme. a
Jour P. Wmcwatnmw, late of the German Pree,
in. boa hommie hve endered bhlo to all his coo L
freres in tbis oity, left yesterday, for OGalveston,
where he is to assume a position as local oa n
Flake's Bulletin, ssistintg at the same tme in ed.
iting the German Pres. He leaves vacant in our
local frsternity, a place wh'bch 'twill be bard to all ,
for rarely in one men are to be found combinod
such invariable amibility of character, sad euch
real ndlaglngeterprlse s are his. It Isl no
spirit of fattery, but Judgin from a long ada
pleasant aequarltance with Mr. Welohardi, that I
his colaborers of the CarscTw predict for hiS a 0
soceertl end hearble career as a joeralist.
Jobhsao, eoored, ehared sod co d ted of seel.
lag from Chrimel leichwea, was mtoeneed
to two yer' hard labor.
Looui Jone, colored, was sentesed to three VI
months' tmpnrlsment to the Parish Prison.
George WashbMgs, colored, convicted of lie
ceoy, was mstened to four months ia the PartLr
Maic e Ilb and Foeloe Washigto. ooa- t
vcteed of laey, wro teneed, tae Zfst to wi
six moethe in the Peoento , d the seood to as
two mothe in the Parish Ro '.
Peter White was setenced to eighteen onth'
hard labor for mule steallng. P
Frta Drmtr Corcr.--Yesterday lePe AI
bert was Oned 25, or 10 btoes tprisonomeot to
the Pah Prison, for entempt of the sauthority la
of the Hoe. Fith Distiet Court, violati the f
orde of court in elatio to thOe sellin of lottr
tickets-ll l the case of I ulesoa State Lo
Compeny vs. Alabam MtUral A Ali a.
Mr. Albert ehowe the emper of the two evPs,
nd etratrhiay wsmt to puat d of Coloneld Bob
Swin's heptality, uder t'ffo'tlee for tea houri.
Vunmsa PFaocar LraszD.-DUaIted States
DistrieA y arn oosed to bhe IIbled
Sfor oisetion rlled violation of the United
8ntates revme laws, vinega· r factory of Nr. J.
K. Baleyo, on Beinville street, Betwesn Ton ad B.
Rocheblave streetm, In this city, and the contets Ifa
there, via 0 halseof iear in cisterns sad te
iss- al eon d the 6th of obry.
Thegrouadeeestsereaadi bel oee: PhI, 0 up
sado sltae h ,le , factory, itl
to lawil vilsaonthe herhe sea fa
of te ase of Mth J IR1, titled "en ant tb
pa"r rNeausem and tb sees -
a _i, is oated, pMr. lafep has Y
t adollars, rt seah and eery aeo, to ce
the t-as the U"a 8ataes sad wooae, ceryo
Soem sit at (La. State Coampi.)
4d ,z oaea
to s t i. Ifs W. TI . 0114 1110 p
d A Mr te sa abHsses.
S| loer oda (r elenoe, t wlae.
doggered by b..CwedeaI opCn post.s
I Usira Brr Ooar.-Tre was am . a.eI.
Sof court a , Ji Darell bag sIi.
SH Ar e perAs . °eeIMsh he i emls
a t sse as atrilaw anl te
a ew TriC k rb. lesed; i
a ; C a.; re Cas mes
t ill a nT d omewwe;
o r men,1.. '; PP ar s
i .; M~A 4=1 Grq;
W _duS,-l ai. P/
i hrumt sile. tosiv;o .R
ThJ oilb w ne ofts sI f ohrs U sanb;
L; `ter e aown Duo( a.
r. LWaI. ad ebou, eat; Wa 0avUm a.1d :
.o,. :1 Jo, L otag It
betwenr r L un a " Thiaa;
J o nCs.t, i Pt bia.L
J. .6s, La M" w 1, a errI v, Lw;
ton was pt to Ihbd w w a S
toCbe tio we poa :ltItMl toIt La
oA3.mt dsed s .
f u I a Iw ke s I a r ? gm s om e
eer lia , dr1 PsAe am
to uatsmof hlari d kYia s.
im ailmle Ln 3.. to . r, Tl
a Abroken Cato d oi a o a.
Wi breoasi, t d Jmpagelt im t
m l ses I s s; e V aile t ois. si
Thol. s we hl eof domeftoe bue
parlora the sose only le ast v ias for a
" Wil you neve reIsm doth the le.
bewen ex.cg Tom.
Teim delre fo W boaeit ms tr
thr ih es ms oder ommIuh isk I te iL Ite d
nrl d a real s fIolea thl olant dets,.
hea wfll be f sOd an see o a
Lasehs oA "as MFoa Wse dea B.4new
Yostc deep 8ag po aIo Sels a.geolpoe
thA >e eithi th e~ys t vb ea
ad fti ,M wole wi be o.td @ a olb se
Why is ha laweke a OwyrBecaus.
overae Mos, dow suet cols the
hitop t ueh thoaeht into r so('atl m'oy pat
lto etsoy ber lease.o the d rstsate
btwre rnarad oboee'sL ?" Thisq ulia~s
whon was hst toahbterad the wasr lkt hh
toklagoaloneths oaron oand see
IqdlereveoatSI the Iall. Tee,"resel e
mailllards of i, sIad or aratal er ted
Fthnkduvlat b I yeele hlelil- ISe! Iatli oss
the lme opalit e sayd ier Blecarse . his
terse theo do of me obethe dus.
ChWid.rn rshood he dhewedas tasmtycr tnt
moorn sty b the old et, ma ni or hse a
the mpall ae prra e, me-d i-o eo trev.
DUr. Alseen A. H. Twgw T. . ad d IDr.
oltr wordms N M dreferpaes. WIb la ,k
rand brom Ito I dia loum.
pWit lbrds, jrlmotM lIs sber-the auw
moras d atimto alamaa , theite ar gies o e
mmere of It tht be deores
Timtbp Ga. eta 0mo . Qnlek, assp
Partar ora the oat dor.ek is a ew pmate for a
men, but an Ienumbtae oapes e eringtl,
Tbh acre am me wobe the rl ties he CII
have to grumble abouot bard t ar s.
He that stedleth reveoe koepeth his m
The desire for how old is noot Mei astanl
thea is the eaah d eomuloeClag It. It de
rire. ti only from that cfrcu faeee.
Judge Laesmt's dolies is to gre eat 1bm
case will he foued bn Makpegs.
LEse or man Nosa s.ma(ua dIta Ue8a
diockl Thi eers.-y Pre, br 8.s T. ~cLa e
.saT. wh:aearl+( b/ort
A_ rumo is em Cmmat stro,
Belhea brees lea the !o[e0 So bi E r
adind Stt whole wiln be 1p t das S em
last ieteashe of thlat 010o0 sb
to defra the rpu a tahg hdtst orl em
-eev. Ater .le' SaroL.-TihIoeas t,
Kiss.,,orn tbheJackac, e ro esme
th esm opult nd ueflnswre h sar