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of Hi'tiic. THt THEATRICAL E1KNT 01 THE SEASON. 1 U 11.0 jouTEKiFRot BINT IKKKE. STKALKK i TWIll. | FKOF BRIEF ENGAGEMENT 01» THE (ELKBRATF.D AND GIFTED SENSATION AT. ACTRESS, MISS li'ITLEE I I.l'lTLLK 1 LTCIll.T WE^TEUN .1 WMtP HI! TV ESTF.K A, Supported by tfce TALENTED YOUNG ACTOR, 5 SIR. CT. J\.. HBSKJSE.. AND THE EI'SAIINT ICAillKY DRAMAT IC OKO A XIZAIION MISS UJ01LLE 1 LUCILLE I LUCILLE VEST ElvN I WESTERN I 'WESTERN Will Appear in Her great specialty sot UDY ISABEL, l MADaME V HE luDY ISABEL I fMADAMEYINL :n FAST i FAST east I Y Hi X E, 1 L T N N K, I I, Y N K F yAFIETIES THEATRE. Tbe Charming Artiste, CH t Itl.OT Vk TUOMPSOX, fowir.i? recovered trom her recent bevere il<neae, 11 make her lirst appearance hero iu lour years lilR (Wrdu«iJi*j) FveulOif, LlO, M "Nell Gwynne," in Tom Taylor's h storlcal piey of NF.LL GWYNNE; or, COURT AND STAGE. Sipported l*y the /all fetrength of tio t&Itnted Company. THURSDAY EVENING—A new Comply, ert tied T!LTi'*G, written expressly for Cbnr »tto Tnoinpson. >^^30 gX. CHAKI.TH TIIEATiUC. -'JUGAGEMENT OF THE WORLD RUNOWNED MOULlCi II r TiCO ITTI, Consisting cf tee Great European Celebrity, GUIbEPPlNA MOHLACCHI. Itte. Giovanni Mazzuri, MUe. Terasa Antonio, Mile Lonise Mazzuri, Milo. Teresa Ricci, Mile. Guila Sct.ti.&ni Twenty four Coryphe6->, in the Grand Spectable • ENDIVE, Magmoect Scenery and Grand Transtor^ialion Scenes, Commencing Taettfiij, March 2®. 1370. iBO EVERY NIGHT ANDSAIUSDaY NOON. **&C291t, ! i ] | QB1H4 HUI»E. Thuriday, March 3 !, 1970 , First Night of Verdi's Grand Opera, CIGOL£TTO. Docrts open av6 ; ' 5 o'clock; performance at 7 P. Box ofboe open every day from A. M. to 4 P. M. iamr<Uy. April 30, 1870, Matinee at Twelve O'clcck, 1.E9 F3BELOTM JttU DIA3JLK. Grand Feerse piece, in three acts and fifteen tableaux, illondtiy, April 4, BENEFIT OF MR. JDi PASSIO. mnX yAKlKTUA TU KATJKE, SPECIAL NOTICE! In e^oseq&ence of tbe illness of CHARLOTTE THOMPSON, the will be urab^e to appear this Tntiday ilvenfoic, Marti 211 , 1870 , Tte beautiful domestic drama, adapted fr^m Ton nyson's^'Enoch Arden, and entitled UNOKK THE PALI, Will be performed instead of OAMILLL. The full strength of the Company will appear. Due notioe will be given of the first appearance cf CHARLOTTE TH OMPSON. _ mh29 LECTCKE Before gent'emen ard yc.ntbs will be given by DR. E P. BANNING. af the Banning Institute. New Yor* at half past seven 1 o ; c*ockTHIS EVH MN'G in tne HaLLoF THE DKNTALC OLLFGE, No. €7 Canal street, up stAirs. The medical, clerica' and legal nrofe sions, and gen tlemen and youths generally are invited to attend. Admission free. mh29 pOIHTU AANCAL 8LKOS OP FOUR PARLOR CONCERTS, To be given semimonthly, commencing on Wedaesday Fveidny, March 30,1870, AT ODD FELLOWS' II ALL Jr! in* Melanie May, the eminent piano soloist: Prof. E. Sipp. the celebrated piauovirtuoso: Mons. Joseph GiDet. violin soloist of the French Opera; Miss Z. Pirolle, soprano; Mrs. W. H Dunn, contralto; Mi=a M. T. f contralto; Mr. A. £. Chase, tenor; f'rof. Van Hufil-;n, late primo basso of the Frenrh Opera; Mr. A. Cassffrd, basso; Pi of. Daquesr ey, accompanist; the Men delssohn Quartette (Messrs. J. M. Meteyo C. fl. Tracy, J. G. and A. G. Wheeler) and others. Season tickets (to subFcribers only), admitting two persons to each of the four concerts, only »*x. dolluri. bubscripiion books at the music t tores. mh27 3t gT- CIIAKUs T*« RATHE. Sunday Fvsulnir, M arch 27. 1870, ♦ BENEFIT OF MISS ALICE GREY. On whffch occasion MK. JOSEPH K. KMMET, Will appear in his great character of FK1TZ.OI R (Ol SI\ GKBMA1V, Havsrg delated his departure one night longer, and will repeat his gr^at Songs, Unnops Banjo boios, etc. Mi*s« Alice Grey as i£ VTKINA, Perfcrmance concluding with the great Ledger Story entitled the HIDDEN HAND. CAPITOL A..................MISS ALICE GREY. To-morrow—Benefit of Mr. * banes Pope Tuebday—The word renowned Morlacchi Ballet Troupe. mh27 gY. CHARLES THEATRE. EXTRA CARD. EENKFIT OF MISS AIIOE OFEY. Sunday, March 27, 1870. Mr. Joseph K. Fmmet. having delayed his de i Rttnre for one night longer, will appear as 'rftlK, Our Ceueln Gernmo; ifrllz and the Hidden ll» n«i. Miss Aliee Giay as Katrina and Capiiola. mh2t>Tt __ FOE H£UT. F or hi ivt—part of second floor of store No. 21 Canal street. Also two small cottages on Hagan avenne. near Bienville street Bheil Road, fox rent very ch«ap Apply to James dksban, mb2 lm 21 Canal street. CFLEVIUP HWF 1 JJ iG POK BKNT A RAKE CiHANOl'. —The socond and third fiooreof that »pier did brick duelling house, No 17 Dauphin street, will be runted, furnished or un furnished, until the first October next, on very reasonable terma, to a good tencvL r lhe furniture is elegant and »be location ore of the most desirable in the city. There are ten room®, besides bath room, wash-room and kitchen, w.th bo h hydrant and extra large cicterna. The ground floor is de tached from the balance of the bouse «nd occupied by a popular denti&i. bor terms, apply on the premises. j&nU R oom a, with ok without BOARD—For families or gentlemon, at 283 Gravier street, between Franklin and Liberty. je& UILDING PAPE 11. Thi* is & hard, con-pact piper, hke an | ordinary book corer, »ad is saturated with tar and ami CD tbe outside of Irsme buiid mgt und.r the c »nboard«. also under sbm iltlos ana doors, to keep oat damp and cold, lit is also used nnthe inside, not saturated. IlMSTKAD Off FlaiTK niJiG, and mate* a I warm and cfcem wall. It coets on I, from I to $:0 iftccerdicff to sits) to oover bouses on the out ids. bam pits and desciiptise circu lars lent free. Address, Rook River Paper Company Chisago. ur. e. o palmer a oo.. R H II Camp s-rest. Mew Urleaoe. ■M Uemeral A«.*U i*r the SeotPem htater TELEGRAPH latest sews from all points jifatita-al CanitA Uekgution in Washingion REJECTION CF T Vi INCOME TAX NEXT YEAR TSX 1 S BILL TASSED IX THE SENATE EXCITING SENATE DEBATE OS THE BILL BUSINESS DULL IN NEW FOLK GoYcrnraej&r Firm, Southern Securilie- Strong SEKiCf S UU VASSE AT K. fiOKUK fCUR *EN Kill ED IN A CCM. MINE GR.HE elaquet by minister motley PRIT E BONAPARTE EXILED TO AMERICA DOYBSTIO AND FOREIGN MARKETS WAHII1NGTON. Xsetl«n»l Banlts I»e!eic»t f on at Waihln, tna-lfonisstliiM t'onflrmi d—Pen.Is.n Ittll Fostpossd-John Minor Holts' ISelre Ask t'omper.atlon— K'drictlon or Jncoar Tux After 1H70-Teiut Mill In «he Seiut-Io Pn.suift with un A mendnsent— t'xrllli^I JDI.<-u..lon on the leans BUi-diidse WuiroustoKr. •lien with a I.lt'e Salary. Washington, March 29.—Internal revenue receipts to-J ty $23 003. A delega'.ion representing the national tanks were before the Ways and Means Committee to day. They protested against the seventh article oi the funding bill, which makes a change of bonds compulsory. There were no Southern nominations made to day. Tne following nominations were con firmed to day: Aden Kutheribrd, Third Au ditor; Mr. Purman, Internal Revenue As sessor, Florida, vice Wiison; John Hoy, of Illinois, Secretary of Legation at Madrid, vice Horatio J. Perry, suspended; James M. Mason (colored), of Arkansas, Consul Gen eral to Liberia, and Mr. Ralph, as Inspector of Steamboats for the Eighth Dietrict. House —The Election Committee reported adversely to Mr. Segar, as a Representative from Virgins at large. Actiou in his case has beeu indefinitely postponed. The pension bill ha^ been postponed for two weeks at the request of Mr. Schencti, who wishes to push me tariff bill through. Mr. Logan made a long personal explana tion regarding General Sherman's letter on the army bill, which was recently passed through the House. m The .a iff bill was resumed and discussed. The House is iu session to-night for dis cussion only. • Senate. —The heirs of the late John Minor Botts, of Virginia, ask compensation for property tuke.l dur ng the war. Tr.e Finance Committee reported that the income Lift be continued during lbTO, but reduced to three per cent thereafter. A bill was introduced to prevent the pun ishing of any p. rson for election fraud*. The preliminary business to the admission of Texas was passed over by a vote of twenty-nine to twenty-nine, Vice-President Colfax voting affirmatively. The ease of General Ames, Senator elect from Mississippi, was postponed in lavor of the Texas bill. The Judiciary Committee have been dis charged from any further consideration on Texas. The Texas bill then came before the Senate, and passed with an amendment striking out the clause regarding the terms of the original admission of the State. The bill goes back to the House for concurrence by a strict party vote. There was an executive session on the San Domingo treaty, bur no vote was taken. The Senate adjourned until to moriow. The proceedings in the Senate to day on the admission of Texas were ve-y interest ing. During the discussion Messrs. Trum bull and Sherman became quite angry. The following is the latest report obtain able to night: Everything on the calendar was made to give way, on the motion of Mr. Sherman, to Texa-, and tiro Texas matttr was t%keD from the Judiciary Committee. Mr. Trumbull could see no necessity for this; that the Georgia bill and the case of General Ames had both been under discus sion for several days, and should be dis posed of. E* did not see why tbe Senator from Ohio wished to take the Texas bill from the hands of the Judiciary Committee. ' Mr. Sherman replied that ihe was not to be deterred frem his duty by any mere feeling of etiquette; there were important reaons, both political and national, why T' xas should bo admitted at once, so that the fifteenth amendment should be officially proclaimed, and tb:s disturbing element should be removed from our midst. He was surprised that the Senator from Illinois should seek to obstruct the will of the ma jority of the Senate, ana that majority was anxious that the Ttxua bill should be taken up. Mr. Trumbull said he would like to know by what authority the Senator from Ohio assumed to speak for the majority of this body. That never, since he (Trumbull) had been in the Senate, had such an act of gross discourtesy been perpetrated toward any committee of this body as that which was perpetrated by the Senator from Ohio yes terday after he (Trumbull) had assured Mr. Drake and the Senate yesterday, that the committee would report upon the Texas bill as soon as the Senate was ready to consider it. The majority of the Senate last week had a consultation and the Tfrxas matter had been spoken of, but there was no indication then that they desired to dis charge the Judiciary Committee from the consideration of the Bill. Has the Senator from Ohio been around and counted the Senate, that he is justified in assuming that a majority want to take up the Texas bill? The Senator from Ohio wants to have tbe Fifteenth Amendment proclaimed! If that Senator had stood by me and sat out the Georgia bill, we would have had that amendment proclaimed several days ago. Mr. Sherman said his honorable friend could not draw him into a personal contro versy. It seemed to be the bent of his mind to get excited aud make personal re marks upon a simple question of order. He denied that he had offered any iniignity to the Judiciary Committee, and he would not surrender bis right, do matter what the Senator might suy, and he wished him to un derstand this, although he certainly would not wrangle about it. The wish of the majority of the Senate was as clearly apparent to the Senator as it •was to him, and he most say that the course of ihe Senator and ot tbe committee, in re sisting the desire cf the majority, was most extraordinary. When he remembered that f .nr millions of people were to be invested with the privileges of citizenship, he could notjstop for anv petty feeling of etiquette. After some further desultory discussion, Mr Sherman's motion to postpone the case of General Ames and a!! other prior orders, was carriedrbv 42 to 18 A vote was then taken on the motion of Mr. Sherman to discharge the Judiciary Committee from mrther consideration of the Texas bill, resulting, yeas 39, nays 16. After executive session, the Senate passed the Houe* bill allowing Jndas Watraas, o Texas, t<> resign with a life salary. ^EW YORK. --- I DaB NumucM in Sew Y#rk-F»o<!inr Kill pmia Wpecniiitton—Money Euai- i «<>iu Quiet nod steajy-wovernuieuie Firm — Southern Sectn-ltie* Closed strong—Financial Mutter* — Letter from Hotkey to Fleaountott-SentciKC lor Counterfeiting— Ke*p«c«. to ike i Memoryof weuerai Thoteo*. | New Yob*, March 29.—Iu the different j departments ot Wall street dullness is the j chief ieatare in mercantile and financial circles. Eusine-s is generally dull and the j spring trade therefore is unsatisfactory, j —the funding bill baDgieg like a pal: over ! speculation and legitimate trade, pad no i improvement of consequence is looked for j until the bill is disposed of. Money is very I easy the general dullness naturally ; limiting deofand. Call loans 4*5)5; prime j business note 7@8c per cent discount; ; foreign exchange dull and weaker ; I prime banker's sterling 108£@10S$; gold j quiet and steady at the close. It opened at j lllj, touched 112 and III), aud closed 11)|. j Carrying rate per cent; clearances j * Govermndnts firm in gold bonds, which i show an advance of S to 4 cent. Currency i sixes fell off to 112 ja decline ofj to 1 $ cent, j Money : a limited demand at o@<-. Sterling j weaker at 8|. Governments closed firm, i Southern securities closed generally strong. | Discounts unchanged. Coupons: fivc-twen- i ties of 1831, 113'; 5-iU's of 1862, 110: of 1804. i 1081; ot 1865, lOOj; new, in? r of 1867 10?. ; ! of 1868, 108| 10-40S, 1054; Virginia sixes, old, j 701; new, 701; Louisiana sixes, old, 751; new, j 72i; L-vee sixes, 77^; eights, -33J; Georgia i sixes, 84; sevens, 02: North Carolina, old, ! ' ' ' ~ " '' ~~ 46!; new, 22;: South Carolina, old, 88; new, bn.t, Alabama's weaker;eights, 97; fives, 78}. General Pleasanton, the newly appointed Internal Revenue Collector, vice Bailey, absconded, after taking the oath of office, recelvi d a u tter from tm predai ssor excul pating his subordinates. None knew of the matter of irregularities except Chtids, who derived no money from the transaction. Deputy Collector Coups has been released from the Ludlow street jail. Martin Frank, convicted ot counterfeiting tobacco stumps, has been sentenced to five years in the State Prison. The letter received by General Pleasanton from ex-Colleetor Butle-y says his determina tion to leave New' York was made but half an hour before he started, and he nsd no time to put things iu order. He confirms the results of the investigation so far as i Bayiey's suits egainst the liquor merchants Deputy Collector Koop has been released from jail, and the charges of trespass pre lerred againt him have been withdrawn Tne fiags were at half mast on to-day, in respect to the memory General Thomas. The excitement over the Tammany rel continues intense, notwithstanding the j return of most ot the politicians to j Albany. Sheriff O'Brien avows his opposi- > lion to the Sweeny charter which was in-L troduced into the assembly las. night, in ( FOKEIGN. Praml line*net by Minister Motley— Cuban Coble Fleet Ue«.<iy-I»euih of an Aeronaut—Frotectioa of l-ll'e on<1 Property la I rein id — British tienmer* K.fuie to Corn- Amerlcna Ualle-Actlflu on the Ir!>h 1. »nu tllllft— Frluce Iluimparle Comliijc to Ara-r. Im—Duke de Mout|>e«»lcr end lit* I*u«l—.n. I.eetuier Hl*«ed—Ledrn Kol 11it In Furl*— ffruircutlmu Affuiuat un JEdllor — D jmtclilnry Vi*lta by the Follee. London, March 29.—Minister Motley gave a grand banquet last evening, in honor of the Queen of the Netherlands. Among the guesis were Charies Dickens, Wilkie Collins, Hoghes, Browning, Anthony, Froude, Mrs. Norton and other literary celebrities. The Cuban cable, fleet is nearly ready to sail. It will be the most perfectly appointed expedite n that ever sailed. Green, the famous aeronaut, is dead. In the House of Lords last evening the bill for the protection of life and property m Ireland, wulch had already passed the House of Commons, was read the first time. Other business unimportant. iu the House of Commons, the Marquis of Hartington, Postmaster General, in reply to a question of Mr. Ogilvie, said that, owiDg to the reduction iu transatlantic postage, the steamers heretofore carrying the Ameri can mails had now reiuseu them, conse quently contracts had been made with Ger man and other lines Discontent with the present system had beep officially brought to the notice of the American Postmaster General. The House then went into Committee of the Whole on the Irish land bills. A motion to adjourn, debate a week was negatived. Mr. Mi-dham proposed an amendment for the continuation of the "Ulster custom" for compensating outgoing tenants. Mr. Glad stone opposed the amendment, aud after a tedious and scattering debate the amend ment was rejected. Mr. Samue'sou moved to extend tne Ulster custom throughout the kingdom. Sir. Gladstone opposed this also, as did the Attorney General, and it was rejected. Subsequently an amendment, legalizing the custom in Ulster itself was, lost by a majority of 269, and the House ad journed. Paris, March 29.—The Emperor Napoleon has requested Prince Bonaoarte to leave the country. He is coming to America. During the lecture of Doctor Fardien yes terday, the students hissed and insulted the Ppofessor on account of the deposition made by him at the Tours trial in favor of Prince Bonaparte. Fordieu was compelled to leave the hall. The declaration that Fardies would resign was received with cheers. Ledru Koilin has arrived here. The police paid domiciliary visits to Louis Noir, Burbieuxaud Charles Hugo. Prosecutions have been commenced against the editors of the RappeU for articles published on the Tours trial. Madrid, March 29__As a prelude to par doning the Duke de Montpeusier, the Count Juva, who killed Senor Olczaga a year ago, has bedn granted an indulgence. Mont pensier, however, has remained in Madrid since his duel with Prince de Bonrbcn. 3IIWCELLAIN EOUK Crevnase at Keokuk and Flooding of tlovemnieut Woik*—Four Men Killed In n Coal XI Ine -SSarj land Democratic Siote Committee aud the Krgt.ttj Law*. St. Loots, March 29.—Owing to the sud den rise in the river the embankments at the lower lock at Keokuk, Iowa, gave way and the entire government works at that point was flooded, causing great damage; in consequence of which, work will be sus pended until the river falls. Shenandoah City, Pa., March 29.— A ter rible accident occurred at the coalmines of Richard Hecker, near this place, this morn - ing. While four men were descending the shaft to commence work the rope broke, precipitating them to the bottom of the mine, a distance of over sixty feel;. Ail the men were instantly killed. Annapolis, Md., March 29.—The Demo cratic State Central Committee adopted a resolution that tue State registry law3 should be made to confirm to the fifteenth amendment to the constitution oi the United States. The resolution will be formally sub mitted to the Legislature of Maryland. KtT«r UMUlinea Southwest Pass. March 29, 6 P. M.— Barometer 29:75. Weather calm and foggy. Arrived: Spanish brig Lealta, Gaza, master, •even days front Havana, in ballast, to Pug Brothers. Sailed: Steamship 1. C. Harris. Vtckshcru, March 29.—Passed down: Glas gow, at 12 last night: Sallie, at S A, M.; Natchez, at b P. M. Up: Richmond, at 4 P. M.; Louisville, at 4 P. M. River falling slowly. Weather clear and pleasant. Memi'his, Match 29 —Passed tip: Magenta, Continental, Tom Jasper. Down: Edinbnng, Longworth aud Dexter. River stationary. Weather warm and rainy, Caiho, March 29.—Passed 'UP: Robert E. p,i'C, Mary, Jliih-r, K. llogg, Forsyth, La Barge. Down: McGill,.Church, A. J. Bfkt-r. xite river has risen three inches during the past twenty-four hours, Weather rainv. Mercury 64. St. Loots, March i». -Arrived to-day: Great Republic acd Common wealth, from New Orleans; City of Cairo, iron: Memphis. Departed: Marble City, for Memphis'. River rising, but not so rapidly as yesterday, Weather warm, with light rain, Lorisviu.s, March 29.—River .rising ; twelve feet iu the canal aud twelve >eet ov.:r the rocks. Weather c oudy and cool, Cincinnati, March 29. —Eicer has risen five feet six inches iu last twenty-four hours, with forty-two feet six inches in the channel. Weather pleasant, Arrived: Sam J. Hale, from Memphis: Messenger, from New Orleans. from New' Orleans' for EvanavUle, at 10 P M.; Mary Miller, from New Or.cans for Evansville, at 1 A. M. Down: T. L. Me Gill, from St. Louis, for N -w Orleans, at i 10: B. Church from Cairo, for New Orleans. | at 3, A. J. Baker, from Pittsburg for New i Orleans, at 8. Atlantic, from St. Louts, for i New Orleans; R. C. Gray, from Louisville, ! for Arkansas river, at 11; L-'wellyu, for j Memphis from' Evansville, at 11; Sam j Brown, from Cairo, f >r White river, at 1 P. i M.; Belie 8t. Louts, from St. Louis for ! Memphis, at At Sohert Burns, for Memphis, 'at€. Up: J. W. Kellogg, from New Or leans, tor St. Louis, at 7; Jl.'.ry Forsythe, frem Vicksburg for St. Loci' at 7; Emile La 3ar-.:e, frem New Orleans for St. Lenta, at 8 . >ia k 'tviirr**. Ilomtitlc Market*. New Yore. March 29, Evening.—Cotton Closed htavv; sales to day, 7700 bales; prices uachaneed. -Fiour firmer. Wheat firm; No. 2, $1 071*§1 12; white Michigan, $1 45. Corn scarce; new mixed Western, 91 04<@ 1 05. Provisions steady. Groceries dull. Naval atoree quiet. Freights firm; cotton bv steam jc. 'Cincinnati, March 29. — Flour: Family 15 10t?£o 25 Wheat $1 10; held 2c higt r. i Corn 76@80c. Oats 52@56c. Rye and barley Butter 31*?g37c. Cheese 15<S10a. Eggs 19c. bugar jo lower. St. Lons. March 29.—Flour: Spring Su j gideg 14 i c ; B(tCon shoulders K)|@llc. j ., ..f > 1 - Fcretcrn vtarko*. LlVERP00t , March 29, Evcning.-Cotton ( qaiet; u ,, ;aiiJs nf3ll;d; Orleans ' - ~ * ' - -'which. Clear OOL, -M at Manchester qciet. Frankfort, Mar heavy. Paris, March 29. h 29.—Eond»s closed Bourse quiet; reutts i London, March 29, Evening.— Cods ! Bonds 90j. __ ^ _ ;Yesterday'* Evening Dispatches.l San Francisco, March 29.—General ; George H. Thomas died of apoplexy last l niglu. Philadelphia, March 29.—Two echooners ashore at Indian River lulet, are going to pieces. Lewis, Delaware, March 29.—The b?:g Marlins, from Matanzas, with sugar, has gone ashore near here. General Butler telegraphs to Governor Seuter, instructing him to come to Weeh ingtou to testify regarding affairs in Ten nessee. Augusta, March 29 —Colonel A. R Lamot, President of tbe Southern Press Association, has issued a call for a convention, to assem ble at Savannah, Georgia, April 25. 1870. Norfolk, Va., March 29. — The steamer James C. Wright, lrom New York for Mo bile, put iu here, having lost her anchors aud chains. Nashville, March 29.—The elections passed off quietly. A heavy vole polled, and the constitution ratified. Tours, France, March 29.— Prince Bona parte has been sentenced to pay Victor Noir's family twenty-five thousand fraucs, and the expenses ot the civil suit. London, March 29. —The Times, discussing the result of ihe criminal prosecution against Prince Napoleon, says that he should not be trusted with weapons, but should be guarded as a madman. Ktemuer Mo lie AI> 1 «. The St. Louis Republican oi Sunday says: On Tuesday evening next this favorite passenger packet resumes h.cr trips to the Crescent City. Bince her last voyage South she has been thoroughly overhauled and repaired and put in complete running order. Of the many fine steamers plying between this port and New Orleans, we know of none that have the call of superiority over the Mollie. In capacity, speed, accommo dations for people, and in all that m-tkeB a complete first-cUss Mississippi steamer, she has but few equals aud no superiors. Captain Dan At.le, her worthy comman der, is too well known as a caroiul boatman to require any commendations at our hands; yet we desire to give our testimony as to his ability in tbe careful conduct and man agement of this popular steamer. Infact, we can truly say that 9, trip to New Orleans on the Mollie will amply repay either ths business man or the man of pleasure. Governor Houdee, of Vermont, is danger ously ill. He came into offiee only a few weeks ago through the death of Governor Washbume. A young woman who is studying for a profession, and who supports herself by set ting type in her leisure hours, has been elected a member ol the Philadelphia Typo graphical Union._* Sewing Machines are now sold on credit by M. 8. Hedrick, the agent of Wilcox & Gibbs, at his two stores, Nos. 87 and 118 Canal street. Here is a chance for poor sew ing women. We copy this from the Pieajune c*. last evening, giving the rumors of declination, for what th y are worth: The recent municipal appointees of Gov ernor Warinoth were to-day officiary noti fied of their appointments. If any of them, therefore, intend to decline, acd street ru mor has it that several of them will do bo, we shall probably soon be m tde aware of the fact. It was attain currently reported on the streets this morning that Mr. J. H. Oglesby would decline the Maroyalty, and that Colonel James T. Tucker would be ap pointed in his stead by Governor Warmotb. We do not regard this, from the Houston Union, as much of a comp iment: The Louisiana Legislatnre is probably the most disorderly legislative body which ever assembled. Lobbyists and members mingle together on the floor, langb, chat, smoke, and do everything but pay attention to the Speaker's gavel, who, despairing of preserv ing even the semblance of ord»r, makes few attempts to be beard. After havitig looked in npon ibis disorderly body, we feel proud of oar Texas Legislature. THE COrttTS ^ epre ®®" t0 g u^nbreL^authorUy^n'trking was actm upon I(. i autffon.y il taati-,, NHiirtme C*ort of LonlKlana. State vs. Ji. Purbin—Appeal from the District Court of East Baton Rouge—How ell, J. The defendant has appealed from a judgment sentencing him to seven years imprisonment at hatd labor for the crime of robbery. . ' No briefs having been furnished, we are remitted to au examination of the record ior any eiror authorizing an appeal. 1. There is a bill of exceptions taken to apart, of the Judge's charge, consisting of tne following words: "Violence may be com mitted as well by actual unlawful force as under pretence of legal aud rightful pro ceedings,'' which waa objected to on the ground that said charge leaded to mislead the jury. . It is stated in the bill of exceptions that actual violence was proven, and the Judge also charged, at the request of the prisoner, "that unless the testimony shows that the defendant used violence toward the party charged to have been robbed, or ppt in bodily fear, he can not be convicted of robbery." Under theso circumstances, the words complained of, if legally objectionable in themseives, could have had little weight with the jury, there being no proof, as stated by the Judge, that the accused tne money. the money. There is a motion in arrest of judgment, bated on the ground that the indictment is objective, because It does not show that the grand jurors were empannelled, sworn, held iheir inquest in the parish of East Baton Rontre. These objections, if they .can be urg ed after the petit jury are sworn, are not well made, as tbe indictment declares that " the grand jurors of the State of Louisiana, good un i lawful men of the parish of East Baton Rouge, du.y empanelled and sworn to in quire tor the said parish, do present," etc., which is a substantial compliance with the requirements of the law in this respect. Judgment affirmed. 8. Durbin vs. G. P. MeMichaeWAppeal from the Sixth District, parish Tangipaho, Ludeling. 0. J.- in this case the con- '.dera tion ot the note sued on was Confederate money, and the claim can not be enforced by the courts. Judgment reversed and clffm dismissed at plaintiffs costs in both courts. Succession of Jesse W. Wilder—Appeal from the Second District Court of New Orleans, Wyly, J.—George Wilder insti tuted tne suit against his stepmother, Mrs. Jordan and her two children, his coheirs, for partition of the property of the succes sion of his father, Jesse W. Wilder. The question is whether Mrs. Harriet A. Bartholomew, late widow ot Jesse Y* r . Wilder, and now wife of William Jordan, has been hatred of her right of widow in community with her pro deceased husband by an ante-nuptial contract. In November, 1854, J. \V. Wilder, ct Hew Orieaus, married Harriet A. Bartholomew, of Hancock county, Mississippi, and a few days after ward removed to New Orleans, where they continued to reside until the death of Wilder, in 1802. Od the day and at the place of the mar riage, aud just before its celebration, the contemplated agreement or marriage con tract was executed. The plaintiff, George Wilder, the issue of a former marriage, was then a minor. A witness, who was present at the marriage,describes Wilder as old aad infirm, and his bride as a charming girl of about seventeen. The marriage contract declares, in effect: That, whereas, a mar riage is intended presently to be solemnized between said Jesse and Harriet, and They are desirous, previous to that event, to set tle their respective estates according to pur poses, uses and limitstions intended ans. de sired, so that the right, title aad interest of each may be defined, they each retain the separate control and ownership of their un divided property. The District Judge tame to the conclusion that the terms ot the marriage settlement did not preclude the existence of communi ty between the spouses, aud rendered judg ment for the defendant. Mrs. Jourdan has appealed. 'The court said: We can not agree with the learned Judge on tbe ground on which be based hta decision. We think a fair in terpretation of the ante-nuptial agreement leaves no room to doubt the e xclusion of com munity. If full effect be given to the stipu lations of the marriage contract, no commu nity can exist. It would be impossible, because under that instrument each spouse retains "absolute control in and over their respective estates and property, as now owned by each, aud which may be acquired during the coverture," w'ith the right of disp •sition reserved to each, to be exercised s,t any and all times, witboutthe consent or interference of the other. The question is as to the capacity of Har riet A. Bartholomew to make the contract. Was it voidable on account of her majority, or was it absolutely void ? We take it to be tho general rule that the contracts of minors under the common law are voidable only and not void, and the ex ception is where the contract on its face appears necessarily prejudicial to the minor. We discover nothing on the face oi the con tract necessarily prejudicial to the minor, and we regard it as merely voidable and bind : r g on the widow, unless disapproved by her afterwards when having the capacity to do so. We find in the recotd no evidence of the disaffirmance by Mrs. Jordan, although many years have elapsed since she has become ot age, aud has had the capacity to do so. It is now too late for her to de mand the reeisiou of the contract, as the prescription pieaded by the plaintiff is ap plicable thereto. Ordered tnat the judg ment of the court a qua be annulled, and that there be judgment forbidding Mrs. Jordan to participate, as partner, in com munity iu the succession ot Jesse W. Wilder. Case remanded for decision of the other issues involved therein, and defendant, Mrs. Jordan, to pay the costs of this appeal. Writ* of Maudiimn* on Jadj^e Cooley. In tbe Supreme Court yesterday writs of mandamus were issued, directed to Judge Cooley, of the Sixth District Court, in the following cases: William Itichart vs. Lew, Lane; Enoch Smith Sc Whitney vs. W. T. Lane; W. W. Fisher vs. L. H. Lane. These three suits were instituted by at tachment, and about one hundred head of mules seized, belonging to defendants, who are residents of Kentucky, they having given their promissory notes for the same. Judgment was rendered iu favor of plaintiffs in Ihe Sixth District Court, with privileges on the proce ds of the mules. There being at the present time some $15,000 in the Shoriff's hands. R. M. Sharp and Daniel Gillen claimed the mules as their own, aud alleged that they were injured by the judgments, and asked, through their attorneys, Messrs. Hornor A Benedict, to be allowed sus pensive appeals on giving bonds of $500 in eaeh case, the whole property in dispute being in safety, as it was in the Sheriff's haods. Judge Cooley refused the appeals and the Supreme Court granted the prel ininary orders for a manJatuus on the lower Judge in each case, ordering further proceedings to be etayed in the meanwhile. The flehrR Ulitrlct Canrt not a Court. African Methodiet Episcopal Caurch vs. A . Lemur et al.—In this case Judge Collens, of the Seventh District Court, yesterday de cided, on a rule to transier the above case to the Eighth District Court, that by article 83 of the constitution of 1868, the Legislatnre can not Civest this court (the Seventh) of jurisdiction over this case. That the only eases ot special jurisdiction recognized by the constitution are the criminal and pro bate jurisdiction and the jurisdiction in the case of appeals from judgments of Justices of tbe Peace. A)! other cases are contained and described in the constitution under ihe terms "all civil cases." This is a general jurisdiction. It may be extended. The constitution says the Legislature may give " further jurisdiction not inconsistent here with," but it is clear from these terms that it can not be changed under pretext of crea ting special jurisdiction. It is, therefore, ordered that me rule be dismissed. CftSblh BIMrlll Court. In the case of Ong vs. the Board of As aist&nt Aldermen, which la the first suit tiled in this court, it was reported yesterday in the Courthouse building that the plain tiff had withdrawn all proceedings. State ex rel. Mrs. J. C. De St. Romee vs. Levee Sieam Cotton Press.—la tins case petitioner represents that she is the owner cf sixty-six shares of the capital stock in this press; that iu the year 1852, Peter Deurges did illegally and fraudently sell said share.-, that she has frequently applied to the Cotton Press Compauy for permission to examine their transfer books, and has been refused. 8 he asks for a writ of mandamus compelling t/fe president, William C. C. Claiborne, to "fomply with her demand. Judge Dibble, yesterday, issued the writ, returnable on Tuesday, April 5. THE CITY COUNCIL LAST EVENING I j Hoard of Aldermen. The board met last night in regular ses sion. The minutes of the last regular meet- ! intr. and of the two called meetings that took place last week, were read and approved. A resolution from the lower board to grant an extension of sixty days to Mr. Correjelos, to complete a contract, was concurred in. A re olutiop to provide a room tor the Eighth District Court, was laid on the table, subject to call. A resolution to pay the Economy Hall Society 81694 for damages done to their hall by a niob iu 1868, was concurred in. A resolution from the lower board, which had been referred to the Finance Committee and reported back, to pay the widow P. Dazac, the money paid by her husband on a sale of the revenues of the Dry ad os market, was concurred in. A resolution to approve the contract for j macadamizing Julia street from Magnolia to ' Claiborne, was concurred in. An ordinance from the lower board, passed over the Mavor's veto, levying a tax of five eighths of one per cent on all property in the city, to meet the expenses of the Metro politan Police Board, was laid over subject to call. A bill from the Recorder of Mortgages for $37,501, for work done in restoring and preserving the public records, sent up with the approval o! the lower board, was ap proved. a An ordinance to sell, Vt public auction, at not less than >150,000, the stock of the city in the Jackson Railroad, was finally adopted and the beard adjourned. Board of Afiniqtani Aldermen. Mr. Fish, iu the chair and present Messrs. Carter, Camp, Casanave, Kearny, Graudpre, Sturcken; Walker, Staes, Wynne, Pem bertou. ' Treasurer Mount reported receipts for the weekending t'.ventv-sixth instant, $14,416; expenditures $16,334; balance on hand $10,059. Water works balance from previous week, $52,723; receipts for the week, $3856; ex penditures, $38,224; balance on hand, $18,356. The Finance Committee reported unfa vorably on the contract for erecting a pro tection levee to Messrs. Roy h Co. The same committee reported favorably on the stationery contract to Messrs. Mad den, O'Donnell and Steel A Co. Contracts approved. The Committee on Police and Health re ported that there are iu existence sufficient laws to cover the subject of storing'explo sives, and recommendi d a rigid enforcement. A note handed to Mr. Fish informed the board that Mr. T. Ong had withdrawn his suit in the Eighth District Court, enjoining the City Council from disposing of the Waterworks. Resolution to instruct the joint Water works committee to prepare au ordinance to lease the Waterworks, etc., was tabled. A motion to reconsider, by Mr. Staes, was also tabled. A petition signed by many property owners along Cauai street, beyond Claiborne street, asking the Council to repeal the ordi nance granting the Canal Street Railroad Company the right to remove its tracks to the shell roads, was seutto the upper board, as this board has already repealed the law. A petition from a list of propeity owners on certain central thoroughfares regarding lewd and abandoned women, was referred to the Mayor. Mr. Wynne offered a resolution ordering the owners of crossties on Goodchildren street to remove them within a specified time. Adopted. Another resolution was adopted, with drawing the privilege granted the Canal street Railroad Company to remove its tracks to the shell roads. The ordinance was No. 1425. Mr. Stnrckec gave notice that he would, at the next meeting, move a reconsideration. Mr. Fish appointed Mr. Camp a committee of one to inform the other board that this board was ready to adjourn, acd invite the receipt of any onsinese. Mr. Camp returned and reported that some resolutions would bo sent down. Resolution to dispose of the city's stock iu the Jackson Railroad was taken'up. Mr. Pemberton moved to amend the fig ure $150,000 minimum, to $500,000. Lost. The resolution was not concurred in. Resolution to send all stnall-pox patients to Dr, Hayes' Hospital, Elysian Fields street. Mr. Pemberton advocated the 'measure, stating that Dr. Hayes had expended a large amount of money on the new hospital, and had constructed a fine establishment. Mr. Sturcken spoke in the same tone. Mr. Wynne was opposed to the First or anv other district sending its patients to the Third District. The resolution was tabled. Mr. Carter offered a resolution to au thorize the Finance Com mittee to pledge or hypothecate any securities belonging to the city for , the purpo^ oi obtaining funds to pay off city employes. Adopted. 5)r. Carter introduced a resolution au thorizing Messrs. Fish, Walker and Staes to take charge of the hoiks and other docu ments belonging to this board, and fiurn them over to the Administrators. The fines imposed by Street Commission er Murphy on the Gas Compauy tor not lighting the lamps two nights were remit ted. The board then adjourned until Friday evening. Oar Theatre* nnd Kevenue Ketarn*. The Picajnne furnishes us this informa tion about the revenue returns of three of the New Orieaus ttnjLtree: A gentleman sends us the following, which he a-sures ns are the correct returns of the various theatres for the months ol January and February, as taken from the internal revenue returns: January—Acad emy, $13,787 50; St. Charles, $12,549; Varieties, $21,153. At the Academy, in January, Mi33 Elise Holt ami Mr. Lofting well were the stars, the former three weeks and the latter one. At the St. Charles, the Lvdia 1 hompson troupe three weeks and Mrs. Gladstaoe one. At the Varieties, Mrs. Scott-Siddons played one week and Joe Jefferson thtee. The returns for February at the various theatres were as follows: The Academy, $19,751 50; St. Charles. $22,303 75; Varieties, $11 098 50. The stars at the Academy were Leffing well one week, the Buckleys two, and the Fox Pantomime one. At the St. Charles, LotU played three weeks and Miss Price one. At the Varieties, Jordan played one week, Miss Bateman two weeks and the English Opera one week. Tbe Debt The following table, officially prepared at the Treasury Department, exhibits tho time it would take to cancel the entire debt ot the United States (£2,600 000,000) bv a eu k intr fund capital varying from $25,000,000 to ; $100,006, tOO a year, interest at six percent, ' payable semi-annually: Capital. Years. Capita], Y«tr*. $25.000 000... ----234 $65.00u.000.. .....13 30 000 000... .....214 70.000,000.. ..... 124 35 000 000 . 75,000,000.. .....12 40 000.000.. .....18 80 000 000.. .....11* 45,000 000.. ..... m 85 000,000.. .....11 50 000 000.. ..... 154 90,000 000.. 55,000,000.. .....u| 95,01-0,000.. .. MO 3 00,000,000.. .....14 100,000,OM ..... Tbe Valley of tbe Tallahatchie. Tbe Valley ol the Tallahatchie in Snnflow er county, Mississippi, is a fertile and pro ductive regicn that may be made to pour immense wealth into the lap of the Cres cent City. It is approached by the Tal lahatchie river, which empties into the Yazoo. It is a flat country, abounding in timber, chiefly cypress, -wainut, hickory, ash, red oak, white oak and cottonwood. The white oak is capable of being converted into staves which find a ready market in New Orleans at one hundred and forty dollars a thousand. Though timber is abundant there are no saw mills in the valley, to produce a supply equal to the demand, while with saw mills enough there the lumber export might be large and profitable. The people sadly lack energy. The coun try is sparsely settled and plantations are from three to five miles apart. Immense c-tne brakes furnish nutriment for cattle and horses all the year round, and swine are fed abundantly from the mast or nuts that fall from the trees. Poultry need nothing to feed on, except what grows wild in great abundance. The valley is interspersed with bayous, aud abounds in deor, bears, wild tut keys, wi'd ducks and other game. Tne soil is capable of producing cotton, corn and wheat, and is adapted to fruit of almost all kinds, though little attention has been given to^the cultivation of the latter. A bale and a half and two bales to the acre is the average yield oi cotton there. Lane can be rented at very low figures, or labor ers can work it on shares. Thousands of acres of land can be purchased at from six to eight dollars an acre. Cane Litko, half a mile wide and about live miles long, in the central portion of the county, abounds in fish of various kinds, and is the resort of large birds called water turkeys. Splendid fishing and gunning may be enjoyed on this lake. Stores aje needed in the Tallahatchie valley to create a healthy competition, for those already established there get about five prices, and almost absorb the earnings of the tanners in that country. There is, indeed, no postoffice in the county, but ap plication has been made for the establish ment of one there, which will be shortly done. In short, what Sunflower county greatly needs is the example of industrious, energetic men from other sections of the country, who have soma progressive ideas. The climate is mild and pleasant. The win ters are neither too cold nor the summers too warm. The country is healthy, and no disease prevails there, though chills now and then attack lazy people. Boats go through from New Orleans in four or five days, and one, the Marcella, leaves every twelve days direct for the TaV lahatchie, making a regular point of arrival and departure at Minter'sLauding, near the head of navigation. One of our former citizens, General James Dugan, haa lately purchased, tho Cane Lake plantation, embracing some three thousand acres, and to induce a settlement up there he will give a building for a store on the best situ on that plantation. He will also donate the site for a sawmill on what is known as Deep Bayou, where timber is easily accessible, the eupp'y of white oak for staves being very large. Lumber being comparatively exhausted in this vicinity, the valley of the Tallahatchie can be made useful iu contributing to the supply for this market. The new postoffice will be located on the Cane Lake plantation, and, in the mean time, all who have any desire to seek their fortunes in that comparatively unsettled but fertile and healthy country, can learn all the details about it by addressing General James Dugan, Cane Lake plantation, Min ter's landing, Tallahatchie river, San flower county, Jlississlppi, and sending their letters on the Marcella. That portion of the 8onth especially needs labor for its proper and full develop ment, and the efforts of the pioneer in the new civilization there (General Dugan,) will add rnateral'y in the trade of New Or leans, which is the natural market of the great Tallahatchie valley. AHHE8T OF A IISIFEUADU. nil Retnrn From Texa*. The Picayune of last evening contains the following report of the am at of a notorions Louisiana desperado, who committed a murder and fled to Texas: A man namrd James Y. White, charged with the murder of George Thompson, in the parish of West Feliciana, some time in November last, was this morning brought to the city by Sheriff J. H. Roberts, of Marion county, Texas, and placed in charge of Sheriff Wuizburger, at the Parish Prison, for safe-keeping. A reward of one thousand dollars was offered by Governor Warmsth for tne arrest of White, which will be paid to Sheriff Roberts. White, it appears, after doing the shoot ing, fled the country and went into Texas, where he was arrested and placed in jail upon a charge- of drunkenqets. While in jail he made an attempt to get away by set ting fire to the building, but the timely action of the jailor frustrated his design. He was then turned over to the Sheriff', and while iti his charge told him that a're ward of one thousand dollars had been offered for him in Louisiana, for killing Thompson at Bayou Sara. Sheriff Roberta telegraphed to know if the statement made to him by White was correct, and receiv ing an affirmative reply, procured the necessary requisition, and brought the prisoner at once to New Orleans. The party arrivod this morning upon the 6teamer Era No. 10. White, we understand, admits the killing of Thompson, but says it was done iu selt il.Tense; that Thompson was quarrelling with a third party, and he interfered to stparato them, when he was attacked and shot back to protect himself. He bears the reputation, we understand, of a dangerous character, and has in one of lus legs no loss than twelve marks made by bullet holes, received iu encounters in which he has been engaged. J. F. Batly, the missing New York Inter nal Revenue Collector, was born in Hop kinsville, N. H., and is thirty-light years of aee. He is a nephew of the late Mr* Baifty, editor of the Washington Era, the old anti slavery paper. For many years he followed the bustuiss cf book peddling, and in 1861, through the influence of Secretary Chase, he was appointed stationery clerk at Wash ington. In 1865, Secretary Fessenden gave him the position of Collector of the Fourth Internal Revenue D strict of New York, wnich position he he'd until last May, when he was appointed Collector of the Thirty aecond District. Ho has a wife and two children living in Twenty second street, New York. His wife is said to be lying very ill of brain fever, t&need by his sudden flight. He was an admirer of and owned fast horses, but otherwise h!s private life seemed to he blameless.