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House Proceedings-A bill agalnst
Polyaamy--Reconstruction C cn
and Sailors Convenuton--Suppres.
sing Fenian Demonstratiom--The
nes gives am owinlom-Colore.
ios*mtls,-The President impeaches
Stanton-Denver the Capital-The
Conventions-st. Thomas on Sight
-A Guy Fawkes plot-A. A. Daven
port dead-Texas Election-Sumn
ner does not like Grant-Feniana
-(uba and Porto Rico in Miarket
-A Second Pizarro.
Battle in south %merlea-Removals
gresslonal -Johnson vs Stantona
Noormalationq--IVar in the Antilles
-Feniana--the Alabama Claip-
Congress asked to endorse Han
cock-George Shorter, Perjurer -
Whiskey-- the Funding Bill.
Wanted, an Endorsal-Earthquakes
in New York-French Liberty
-Mexican Conaress, No Europ
ean Relations-Terrible Rail Road
among the victlims-Con ressional
Calcaco, Dec. 13.-House, The proceed
ingflofeWednesday are received by mail. Wash
burn of Wisconsin made a strong speech
against the appropriation for the purchase of
The bill passed providing that brevet com
missions shall only be issued in time of war
for gallant and meritorius conduct, in the
face of the enemy.
Seward sent in a communication stating
that correspondence with the British govern
ment regardlr.g naturalized citizPnq was being
copied, but that it was very volamnious.
The military committee reportedadversely
to paying the army weekly. The same com
mittee reported back the bill declaring that
officers ca~hiereed or dismissed by court mar
tial shall ever be restored, except by fresh ap
pointment and confirmation. After consid
erable disscu-'ion the bill was recommitted.
Loanos. Dec. 13.-'lhe Times counsels the
acceptance of Pre-ident Johnson's views on
the uispute1l question of naturalization and
allegiance a- exjlressed in his annu;l message.
The government h:d decided to pro-ecute
Martin. and other persons who madt- treason
able speeches at Dublin on Saturday.
WasHIrGTON. Dec. 13.-The house, after
the transaction of minor bu-iness went into
com:iittee of the whole. Several speeches
were made on the impeachment question.
Senate. Wilson presented the petition of
Warren, an American citizen confined as a
Fenian in Dublin. lie declares the offence
for which he is imprisoned was never com
eeonzw eant, Dec. 1..--oullom from commit
tee on Territories, reported a bill regulating
the selection of juries in Uta. The bill for
bids polygamy. and makes the issue therefrom
illegitnmate. It establishes the election laws
and repeals the law exempting the ( burch or
the Latter Day Saints from taxation.
Sherman called up the bill to repeal th-e
cotton tax. Morrell opposed the bill. After
further discussion the bill was postponed.
Wilson called up the House bill securing
an exten-ion of bounties to the lawihies of
soldiers who died since the pasenge of the law.
With slight ainendments the bill pl-s±d.
The Bou-e resolution to adjourn dturing the
hollidays pay.--. the Senate. Adjourned till
NEw (IRLKANS. Dec. 13.-Th1.. conventions
ordered printed the re-olution dirt cting the
convention to proceed at once to orgaunize a
civil government in Louisiana. The per
diem of the P'reident wasL maid, dou.ble that
of the menmber- of the convention.
Ricaxo.n, D ,c. 13,--The convention laid
on the table the resolutlon reques-tiu the
continuation of the freedmens Bureau.
WasaHIsTuX. Dec. 13.--A conference of
sol.iiers and sailors, from all part. of the
Union will be held in Wa-hington on the six
teenth to consider the propriety of calling a
national conventioq to nominate candidates
for President and Vice Pre-ident.
Grant has just issued orders to muster out
one hundred and twenty four olBters of the
veteran I eserve corps.
Dublin, Dec. 12.-The Lord Lieutenant has
issued a proclamation declaring the holding
of public funeraL-, in honor of the Fenaians
executed at Manchester is seditious and, pro
nibitine such demon-tratione in the future.
The London Times commnents on the proe
pretire abolition of the cotton tax by Con
Sress, and savs the floancialdifticultiee of the
U. S. are extreme, and expects the country
will be compelled to resort to increased in
ternal taxation, and higher tariff. It believes
the people w4i1 diavow the paymeet of the
Ogvernmuent bonds and paper.
Florence, Dc. 13.-Paccini, the celebrated
operatic comaposer is dead.
Montgomery, Dec. 12.-The council of the
Union League of this city denounces the new
constitution, and calls upon the colored leag
uers to defeat the infamous fraud upon the
The conservatives are organising clubs
throughout the state. in oppositiuo to the
Washington, Dec. 12.-h.ouse. The cea
mittee on foreign affair are inquiring into
the expediency of pas.ing a law requiring or
diplomatic consular representatirves to Hayti,
Iber. sand the parts of Africe to be seleced
from colored citizses.
Te President soot to the Senate an oQcilI
notice of the suspension of Secretary Stanton
with the reasons therefor, which was referred
to tae committee eon judiciar. The docu
ment covers some ofcial correspondence to
Stanton, and says General Baird in '66 sele
grapaed to Stanton that the convention was
about to assemble in New Orleans, and that
the authorities of the city intended to break
it up, and asked Stauton for instructions in
the emegency, Stanton neither gave instruc
tions or informed the President of the dispatch
who knew nothing of its exiastace tall after
the riot occurred. The Presiten takes the
ground therefore that Stanton is rmponble
for the'consequences,'or if h had been in
formed that lten. Baird asked advice, the riot
might have been prevented. The Preident
adds that so far as the public interet is con
cerned no canse of regret need be felt as his
succeeor by memu s of economy has saved atl
lions of dollars to the government.
Chicago, Dec. 13.-"The Times special says
the Governor of Colorado has signed the bill
removing the capital to Denver.
Richmond, Dec. 13.-The Times special
says the coneervative convetion has met and
is composed of the ablest men of the State.
Nine hundred delegates are preseet
A grand son of Thomas Jefereno is tempo
rary Presideant. A.. H. Stewart, former seer
tary of the beasary is permanent chairman.
A resolution to recognise the abolition of
slavery and assert the right of Virginia to re
storation to the Unies, declares that it is her
inteionra to perform her duties to the Union
In god bsth, and pro.ess asiqsts the g..
omeinnt of Virgisia, in amanner notd deed
by the rederal Coastiutiao. It diclaim
hestilty to the blb~'me. it declai that
whise men ahoed still relan easutrol of the
Meesrs are tobetakes to test the .s
drMs to *oe people.
hmamgo, Dec. 1L-TLe Aemth atele of
the. t o +p of `$ f thoa eso de lreso
the cessone is to be deemd complete and ab
solUbe on the exchange of ratiicaions,
withdaiwatlag a formal delivery.
ate adviems say the Danish government has
addresse a roclamtion to the inhabitants of
the isLd coached in the most affectionate
erms. It has been arranged for the delivery
to take place January first.
New York, Dec. 13.-The Heralds Atlanta
spec al says there was a great ezcitement in
the convention to-day. Bloant rose and
cha.ed the majority of the convention with
co:navang at haud, an. being deermined to
do wrong to the people of Georgia great
excitement ensued, Blount refused to
take his seat and finished his denunciation.
He then tenrderel his resignation. There are
prospects of a very stormy seasion
The late storm swept in fury along the
Atlantic coast. Many stories of shipwrecks
are coming in.
The WorJds speia says the Senate refused
to sutsi tp P. dej in the saml 'eian of
Stan . T ek 1hd1st wifl probably isys
an oa esmovg snton sad forcing an
a pp_ to the suepeme court.
Wshlngton, Dec. 14.-The lare reservoir
at 6o.gIs ave way last night, washing
away 100 feet of the Boston and Hartford R.
B. track. rk was dis.overed i. time to pro
vest oseos p ceident.
Pittaburg, Dec. 14. -The greet Water gI
works wee, burned this morning. The build
ing contained a number of loaded gSun which
wee dkchargei in all directions. One pen
son was killed and several others wounded.
The lorm is heavr.
Iondon, Dec. 13v-The attempts umea at
(lasgrow sad I.BIEt, to hold pablie fmerals
for the execated Femiman was shecked by the
interfesence e the authoridte. A daring
attempt aL s made to release the Penians.
Col. Burke colled in prison. The powder
exploded tearing away the prison walls. The
whole side wall was blown into the air, the
adjoining buildings were destroyed. It is
rumored 20 persons were killUc, but the con
fusion was so great that nothing is definitely
known. Two men and one woman rest under
suspicion of complicity in the outrage.
Burke was co1fined in an inner cell and
faileut o escape. He has been removed to a
place of greater security.
The Times says that after the recent speech
of minmiter Roubher a European conference
would be a mockery.
Advices from Shanghai believed American
minister Burlingame will soon leave Pekin for
Washington on a special mision for the
Paris, Dec. 13.-It is said the minister of
Foreign affairs has sent a dispatch to Florence
in regard to the claims of Italy upon Rome
based upon the speech of Rouher in the corps
Florence, Dec. 13. There are serious appre
hensions of an insurrection in Naples where
the demonstrations against the government
have been unu-uully violent.
Washington Dec. 13.--Speaker, commis
sioner of patenta has yielded to the pressure
and tendered his resignation.
Buffalo, Dec. 14.--Cornelius Vanderbilt is
elected President of the N. Y. Central it. R.
Schenectady Dec. 14.-Eight hundred boats
are ice bound for the season, between Syra
cuse and Troy. There will be great loss to
New York, Dec. 14.-The Herald gives
details of the explosion at the Clarksville
prison. No prisoners escaped. The street
opposite the prison is narrow and lined with
three story houses. Twenty houses were al
most entirely demolished and 400 persons sen
women and children, were found wounded.
40 have already died. The house opposite
has been sspected a long tine of being Fe
nian head quarters. The street is ripped up
for a considerable distance by the force of the
The whole city is terribly excited. Every
body is alarmed, not knowing where the next
blow may fall. The government will resort
to more strlngent meaauues.
ItAVANA. Doe. 14.-Advices from St.
Tlhomas say the people are returning
and tranquility and confidence restored.
The news from Kingston say the im
migration scheme is abandoned.
The Coffee crop suffered severely.
ATI.LNTA, Dec. 14.-The Relief Ordi
nance passed the Cjnvention.
On Thursday the sheriff seized a store
and closed it. Gien. Pope was appealed
to but declined to interfere with the or
dinance, merely saving the levie q may
de suspended but it don't prevent their
A eollis.i.a between a party of negroes
and the civil authorities is reported in
Elbelt county, in which the sheriff was
killed and several whites and blacks
wounded. The difficulty originated at
NEW YORK, Dec. 14.-A. A. Daven
port, the actor, died at New Orleans.
HAVANA, Dec. 14.-A dispatch reports
the town of Bassetone, in (luadalupe, de
stroyed by fire,
The Danish proclamation transferring
St. Thomas to the Vaited scates is pub
lished in she St. Thoran 'limes of No
Two years is conceded to the inhabi
tants to effect a complete change in na
A Montreal special says two children
were eaten by wolves in the woods near
St. Malaehi on Thursday. The mother
Volunteering in the iPipa army ts
quite animated in Canada.
NEw ORLEANS, Dec. 14.-A special
says Hancock is about to issue an order
for election of members of the Recon
struction Convention in Texas to occur
within sixty days.
Reports are received at headquarters
that 3,000 whites and 6,000 blacks are
on the point of starvation in iLoulsianu
Hancock will ask Congressional appro
priation for their relief,
Commodore Russell's account of the
disaster to the Monongahela is pub
lished. Only five lives were lost. The
vessel is ashore at St. Croix and perhaps
can be raised.
WimrwIMoate Dsa. i4.-aA eled re
ports a conversation between Sumner
and three delegates at the last Council
of the Loyal Leage. Suaw denounced
the conservative Republicans in Con
grees s having abandoned the party.
He says the great mistake of the party
was the failure to Ir ch the Ps ldet
and pass the Political Rights Bill. He
considered Grant a good soldier-noth
ing more. Opposed endorsing him for
Reports say the Austrian Mission has
been offered to Montgomery Blair.
LONDON, De-. 14.-All the morning
journals comment on the Clerkenwell
The general opinion is that the time
for I Ocy toowal4 d 1mials
peased. ee paper izrtlaeurfy
closes a long artiee bp 4v " Let
there be no maen emasey to mjs.
ien, which is a mlxture of treason and
resendd at Vmehes.er,' stl hi
land, direeting the movemente of the Fe
a rea, mas opedy sart that the
Clerkenwell explosion was the result of
New Toat, Dec. 14.-The 1emald's
Havana special says, the authorities
have intelligence that the Spanish Gov
ernment has made a tormal or to the
American Government to sell Cuba and
Porto Rico. The pfie one hundred and
fifty millions in gold. Terms, fifty mill
ions wsh. P'nlty mnfliost in one ydar,
The balance in six years,
Great excitement prevails over the
news. The extinction of slavery being
one consequence of the sale. The nation
i._ pride is somewhat disposed to grumble
but there is a general feeling of satisfac
It is regarded here that the bargain is
certain to be completed.
LonooN, Dec. 15.-The governmeun pr
vesied the mock fanerals at Liverpool ned
other places in england, and Ireland yeste -
day. No open disturbence occurred. Large
rewards are ofered for the arret of the guil
ty parties of the Clerkenville explosion.
Iasseo, SPAIn, Dec. 15.-The mail steamer
from Rao,brings the news that the Pamtagay
iatforces have Uasse ofensive, attacked
the Brazilian camp, and carried it by storm,
taking 1500 prisoners, sad seveml emnoo.
The Brazilians defended the camp with great
obstinacy, loosing nearly 4,000 in killed,
wounded and prisoners.
CEICAGO, Dec. 16.-The Times special says
a bil shbeet to be iatro.soed, reorganizing
the patent once, abolishing the once of
commssioner, and creating a bord of com
missioners to be appointed by the President
similar to the method of Flance and England.
From this board there will be no appeal ex
cept to the supreme court. Some of the
President's friends are urging the removal of
(en. Pope and the appointment of General
Meade on the ground that Pope recklessly
removed civil and judiciary offoa merely to
subserve partisian ends.
FAILL Ri.lt, MAss. Dec. 15.--The Ameri
can prent works were burned this morning
with all the machinery, and a large stock ot
calico. Five hundred hands are thrown out
Lose. one million and a half, it being the
finest structure of the kind in America. It
will probably occasion the stoppage of many
HAVAwA, Dec. 15.-The murder of General
Montezo is confirmed. The populace is very
Naw Yoae, Dec. 16.-Th- Herald'. Paris
special says the great powers which hesitated
to partici'ate in the European conference
have positively declined to take any part af
ter the delivery of the speech of Minister
Rouher declaring Italy could never possess
Rome by force.
A fire yesterday on Oxford street,,Brooklyn
burned four houses. Mrs. Boone and four
children were found in the ruins alive but
there is no hope of saving their lives.
The Herald's Washington special says se
vere distress is expected among whites and ne
groes of the South during the winter. In
many instances, starvation is actually at the
Gov. Humphrey of Mississppi, having re
ceived information of an intended outbreak
among the negroes in January, has deemed It
necessary to issue a proclamation wan.ing
them against such combinations.
WAsalslrox, Dec. 16.-A large number of
bills and resolutfoU were introduced, several
of which contain various financial proposi
tions, looking to resumption of specie pay
ment. A resolution was ofered reciting the
President's recommendation to repeal the
recon.truction laws, declaring that onagresa
never would consent to take a retrograde
step, nor deviate from its fixed purpose o
protecting all men equal before the* law;
and there is no reason to doubt the restora
tion of the rebellions st:tte, is being succs..+
fully accomplished, and no good reason,
e.xits for the repeal of the reconstruction
laws. The resolution passed by a strict party
vote, yeas 1ll, nays 32. The House then
went into committee of the whole to consid
er the deficiency in t#e appropriation bill
and tqOl after, adjisrsed..
After the introduction of a number of bills
and resolutions, the IiOuse bill repealing
the tax on cotton was considered, and several
amendments offered. A. long discussion
* WAsaxoNTO.,Dec. 16.-The President's com
munication giving the reasons for the suspea
sion of Stanton, is published. He .aja Stan
tons,condemnation of the Tenure of Omce B'11
in the cabinet meeting was the most elabo
rate and emphatic of all the members. He
save that after the death of President L-n
conla, the scheme of.secometraction was adopt
ed, which Stanton had himself prepared for
Lincoln. The proclamation organising the
government of North Carolina was issued in
pursuadei df 'ths scheme, with the approval
of every meber of the cabinet present. The
dilfere.ce of opinion with Stanton bejan with
the act relating to suftge ln the District of
Columbia, and the revtruction bills of
March '66. He afrms that Stanton withheld
dispatches stating the probability of a riot
in New Orleans until fter the not had oc
curred, and refused to ,sad instructions to
prevent the disturbance. The President then
attempts to prove the illegality of the efforts
to heclk impAmd abe respmleibilieW inaoe
by depriving him of the nrht to select agents.
The President has sominated W. H. Gibbs
for Governor of Idaho, Alexander K. Lowry
as regster of e lae. od ce at Me rryevilvle
and Jame F. Swain for post master at Ben
ST. Doummo, DsM I15.-Wet b s beela de
clared by St. Domingo, against Hayti on ac
count of the sgvsrament leadiqg aid to the
partisan force already marching in Hayti.
LoNDON, Dec. 1Z.-Last ai gat apparent
ly orgaunased attempt was made to fire several
warehouses in the cit.y, bt u .succestaflly.
It is gemerally supposed to be the work of
Fenians. The areas causes alarm through.
out the metropolis. Hundreds of special
policemen are being sworn.
New Yoax, Dec. 16.-The English papers
contain the dispatches from Lord Stanly in
RagiAfhwfsi ofcosnsto e m a jpe~
power to determine the question, whether tl
licy of re.saing a eIger te Ceon
ederae was sailale to the-rcstances at
the time the o.iatious were made J
tp whidh it tao l coasent,
to refer to the decasionm of a arbiter was the
question of the mewl .s oiMlay(
land on the eW oe oa he o i e l aa ! 4
the war existing twhe Uaute4dc
sad the Ueufedeae htate% em wahic
tien is wouMd e fee the asiter to
whether tmer had bens each a fallure
part of the h ovas eNM st, mc ame
power, legally or msly, In e observanee
om dutes ** Jhe of anti aud
States, e oomlrb tole, ýs'eht- 1
ml resp. liiy nýsmto -i Vo.ttb ~s i
owsramemt to dlsko ea£ eosmeed
Sthe Alabam or other vmels.
_-ime. hgddeeadt tlhtend mm of
a abs es e ot gaimesIhil.
the . at iesbae to s aam
Ihu ia su rated the vgat of civil law, giving
aiiseas the privilege of the habeas corpus,
thpossession the oerts, and freedem of
the p sw Ms deem t ll b ,sera pre
seitd, sad will probably ereate a esaition as
it is regarded as the commencement of a new
polic, and probably the removal of Canby
DussU, Dec. 15.-The proceedings on the
charge of seditious conduct, has commenced
against Martin, the President of the Irish
National League, Sullivan editor of the Dub
lin National, and othsa for taking part in
the leuian funeral .oleqgal on the 8th.
Naw Yoas, Dec. 17.-The Seaquehana has
lost three of her crew by yellow fever.
The reports from St. Thomas are more
The attempt to raise the sunken wrecks by
the New York Submarine Company is meeting
with great succes.
WAsart mer, Dec. 17.-The Advertiser
contains the particulars of the arrest of the
negro George Shorter, the leader of the in
surrectionary movement, in Bullock county.
Shorter preteeds to have been seae by th
northern radicals to organize a governmeut
for the blacks.
At the sheriffs sale to-day, railroad stocks
sold at remarkbly low fgurea, and land sold
at five cents to twenty cents per acre.
The Heralds special says several Democrat
ic members from the west, *ho have heretow
fore favored Pendleton, have declared in fa
vor of Hancock. The movement in this di
reotios acquires strength dailyi
The world has a marked editoral upon the
ability of Hancock, setting his judgment,
above that of Grants.
The World's special says the cooL ittee of
ways and means fine that when the govern
ment ought to have received for whiskey tax
three hundred and five million dollars, the
actual receipts were only twenty eight mil
lion. Estimating the product from the ca.
pacity of the stills, the govenrment ought
to have received twelve hundred million of
dollars. (Rather doubtful" 15,000,000 bar
rels would be a large distillation. Ed.)
LonDoN, Dec. 17.-The authorities having
received information that a quantity of nitro
¶glycerine had been secreted at New Castle on
Tyne, supposed by the Fenians, sent the sheriff
and a posse of police to remove it. While
removinag the sbstance it exploded with a
tremenduous detonation. Several police were
instantly killed, the nearest package being
blown to atoms. The sheriff was badly hurt.
The report that spoi tad offered to sell
Cuba to the United States is denied.
CHacAGo, Dec. 18.-The folowing is a syn
opsis of the bill prepared bl the Senate i
nance Committee for funding the national
debt. The bill authorises the Secretary of
the Treasury to issue registered coupon bonds
as he shall prescribe, payable principal and
interest in coin: bearing interest at six per
cent; to be payable forty years from date,
redeemable in coil at the pleasure of the
government, after ten yeas,, to be issued t,)
an amount sufficient to cover all outstanding
and existing obligations of the U. S. to be
disposed of on such terms, not less than par,
as the Secretary of the Treasury may deem
best; said bends to be exclusively used in
Liking np the existing securities of the U. S.
Section two provides entire exemption to
those bonds, to be known as the consolidated
debt of the U. 8. from taxation, whether of
state municipal or other authorities; the in
terest thereon and the income thereon to be
exempt from payment of all excise duties to
the U. 8. but an consideration of such ex
emption, the treasury shall reserve one sixth
of the interest accruing, which sum in law
ful money, shall form a special fund, one
half to be distributed among the several states
in proportion to the population, the rnmain
ing one half to be app!ied to the payment of
the national debt in a manner to be afterward
Oecuin fla srus ewur es for tie sinking
fund as provided by the laws now in force, a
plan appropriating yearly, from monies not
otherlwie appropriated in the treasury, a sum
which includes the maount aecesiary f r the
payment of the interest, and the maturiag
debt, and one half of the re erved tax as a
toreeaid whici,asum daring each fiscal year
alter the current f.c.al year, shall be applied to
reduce the public debt, in such a manner as,
may be deemed by the Secretary of the l'r i
ury or Congress may hereafter direct. The
bill further provides that the 5-20 bonds shall,
at the expiration of five years from date, at
the option ot the heldbs th.ren , be flanged
or the bonds authorized by this act. Such as
re now redeemable shall be presented for ex
change on or - bheor the art -o November
86dS, thereafter the residue shall not be pre
sented on or before the expiration of five
years from their date.
Section ive prerside that solders of any
lawful money of the United 8tates to the
amoust of abh.drun dollars may 9onvert the
same into bond. Yor Sn equal amount to the
note so reaive i, to be held li the Tree ury
as a part of the reserve already !eorided for,
and the holders of any fiv-twenty bonds, or
bond, contemplated by this aet.rasy demand
their redemption in lawful moneyt and the
Treasurer shall redeem the sale in lawful
money, unless the Atount of U. S. notes
then .ttaCaddngiall equal $0,000,000 but
such bond shall not be redeemable after ' the
resumption of specie ~ayamss. the SeCro
Lary of the Treaspury, shall order and earry
oat the foregoing proviAlone, and ir tired
.o retain ithh.Trr-aaury a reserve of not less
than $O,09p,o000 of lawful mbney, similar in
all respects to the U. p. nsatesuthdrled by
law; provided, that the ame shalt not at any
time exceed $400,000,000. To eaable the
becretary to redeem securities of the .United
Statbs 'ell aEroaIhe is further authorised t.
isue bonds plpbll, sriACipki dud inumrest, in
coin at Frankfort and London, bearing inter
est ia our sd is halt BIf per et "rPyabl
seuiasmnmly wt a rate of eltaagd; e*wiva
lent to Ave francs per dollar. such bonds pay
able in forty (40) years andredeemable after
twenty (20)yeets fren date, at the plssare
of the Uais States, i coin, and at a hlke
rate of exchange, sad t be issued to an
amount not to exceed $50,000,000, to be ex
changed for an equivalent of 5-2Q bonds or
dispt. I e. a seach terms, not lAi Oths par,
in lawful money, as the Secretary may deem
WAsnnrerow, Dec. 18.-Tbe President sent
to Congress to-sy a eomar ioatims extolling
Gen. Hlancock's administration, and asking
Congsr to take suitable aetion He' mid
Hascock was the only oweerof the American
army is high eomaaad, South of the Poto
mao, elme the close of the civil war, lnao
saced by the exemple oL Wasehia~ta, who
scrnpuoasly abetained from violating the le
gal and con.itatdonal rights of has fellow
citises. Ba suggests aome public recogni
tion of Hanooek's patriotic conduct.
Elliott ofered a resolution asking the See
retary of State ter itfrmatioo in ard to
AmericaswmJa beng omrdered qft au
damýJotd Amerita, bf a 1aa vf.l.
Gar.eld from military committee report
ed shill gvlingha honorable diseharge to all
Meso relieved on a e eof tbae from
the ay without lave. Pedig de debate
the morning hour pired, and the bill went
Brtler reported tr bill of appropriations
to supply the ddcciecied in the execution of
reoostmrctios. The whole amouob po
rureda tiswette millioan si hdfired isty
ve thousand dols. Th spek d
the President's M .ae diq ieGen.
Maacock; sm m esmesut w n .emsleaed
by the remaQg a the ephdln side. Or
atev5o iatrodused the 1 e se c to tbe Ia
bromse. iAs **s***4* use*sm*i***
Utl.. Pl .- - .
Omaceae pee. 19.-Disti.ei shocks of
argm s e su std I.s vrion s gPe" of
r Nwe sr Yrp, te Case this mhaiug.
PAsts, Dec. 18.-The Moniteur publishes
a circular, signed by the Prefect of the Police
placing the press of the city under more rig
OimcAeo, Dec. 18.-Stevens' bill as passed,
samply provides that a majority of the votes
ast, instead of a majority of the registered
votes, shall be seucient to ratify the consti
tutions; also that the people m iy vote for
members of Congress at the same time they
vote on the constitution.
ATLANTA, Dec. 19.-The convention bas ad
opted a memorial to (leo. Pope, recommend
ing the removal of Gov. Jenkins.
HAvANA, Dec. 19.-Dates from Mexico the
10th, say the Mexican Congress was opened
on the Sth. Juarez message speaks in the
most fatering manner of the bravery of the
Mexican troops and the grateful sympathy
of the South Ameri"-n Republic. He com
pliments the action of the LI. S. and declares
all treaties with European powers endel.
The most important part of the message is
his surrendenng into the hands of Congress
all the extraordinary powers he hbr assum
Senor Montes, chairman, re=ponded to the
message, and declared Mexico indifferent as
to the resumption of European relations, and
acknowleged the indebetdne-s of the country
to the United States, for their moral support.
The Cabinet remains unchsngel. Pa ire Fisch
er is liberated.
A British war steamer had ar.ived with or
ders to bring away all the British Consul's
Archives in Mexico, Consequently there is
great excitement among the English resi
The English bank continues business.
Lo.voo, Dec. 18.-Another at.empt was
made to-day to blow up the city prison. The
powder was placed under the walls of the
mill, bank and jail, where a number.of Feni
ans were confined. The preparations were all
completed, sad the fuse lighted, but the
powder did not explode. The plot wai dis
covered before the attempt wms renewed. No
clue to the gailty parties.
Arms and ammunition secreted by the Fe
nians have been discovered in several places
A dispatch from Massowah mentions a re
port from the interior, that King Theodore
had burned Debra Tabor.
FLoRaeca, Dec. 18.-Minnebra replied yes.
terday to the attacks on the government by
the liberals in Parliament. He said Italy
sooner or later would poses Rome. but their
end would be accomp!ishel, not by arms, but
by moral force.
Ratamzzi replied, saying the people demand
ed a ditffrent policy.
Sr. PETta-srun, Dec. 18.-Invalid De
Russe says, a policy has been agreed upon by
France and Austria, on the eastern question
which, if persisted in wail imperil the tran
quility of Europe.
CHICAGoo, Dec. 19.-A fearful accident oc
curred yesterday on the Cleveland and Lake
Shore R. R., near Angola, New York. An ex
press train behind time was running at a high
rate of speed: from some cause unknown, the
two rear coaches were thrown from the track
with great violenc-. The rear car went over
an embankm-nt fifty feet, and caught fire.
Of fifty passengers, only two escaped alive
the rest were crushed and burned to death.
A mass of blackened and charred r,;,:, ins only
WASr.rTroT. Dec. 18.-A resolution pas
ed asking the President for information re
specting the English joint occupancy of the
island of San Juan. Drake introduced a bill
amending the reconstruction law. The judi
cianry committee reported in favor of the ad
mission of Thomas, the Senator elected from
Maryland. The bill to repeal the cotton tax
was debated without action.
Chase presented the President's Message in
regard to (Gen. Hancock.
Conkling moved to lay it on the table;
quite a discr.sson ensued, when the Senate
Nzw OnRLAs~., Dec. 19.-Hancock h:L4 or
dered the election in Texa:s, for or again't a
constitation, to commence Febuary 1Oth, a',l
continue four days. Etch b:i'lot prese.atel by
negrno oter5 will 'oemnrkel "colored." No
roldiers are allowed in the vicinity of the
p )lId uulets th.y are registered voters.
CacAGo,. Dec. 19.--L:te accounts of the
frightful dimaster at West Buffalo fully con
firu the fir.t report. The care filled with pas
songers, were thrown off the bridge forty feet
high. The real cause of the dis:ater wi!l
probably never be known. Of at least fifty
persons in tha first car, only four are known
to have :c.ap Ad, many more in the other c:ar
were killed. Both cars took fire, one was
burnel entirely, consuming a number of pna
eengers, the other partly. The number who
perish, J will probably not be a4certained for
some time. Madame Ristori was among the
injured. The most of those in the first car
were burned to noths. The screams of those
inside were heard for fifteen minutes.
Naw Youta, Dec. 19.-A large fire is rag
ing apposite the city on the Jersey shore, sup
posed to be the petroleum works,
Louooy, Dec. 10.--Gladstone made a speech
to the miners and othe* operatives is Chester
county yesterday. He did not hesitate to as
cribe the existeace of Fenians in England to
the wretched m tmaa~inema of thi Lris ty
the government in Ireland.
WASHlGrTON, Dec. g.--Boyer desired to
introd " a : atols m vf tkaplc to (Den.
IIsaceL pr blpatid ti exerowse of dug is
the vindication of the civil laws. Objec
tion being made, the resolution was not read.
The House resemed consideration of the bill
in reference to deserters. After considerable
discussion the bill was recommitted. Hoop
er from committee on banking, reported a
bill authorising thestate ta"atiom of national
bank notes. After some business, the House
went into committee of the whole, to consid
er the duoaeosy bill. Buser ephlianed the
items in the bill. In the course of his speech
he defended the Republican policy of recon
struction. He said the party would take no
step backward. The hilFpassed 97, against
80. Davis from committee of elections re
ported that Clever, Delejte from New Mex
ico, had a prima facia right to his seat, and
should be sworn without prejudice, on the
merits of the case. After some discussion
Clever was sworn in. Kerr offered a resolu
tion contemplating the retention of the vet
ran reserve corps. Adjourned.
Sherman presented a memorial from the
citizens of Cincinnati, asking the adoption of
measures to secure the rights of American
Connes msid the President was alresly cloth
ed with ample power on this subject. The
failure to protect our citizens should be laid
at his door. Citizses of the United Statea
who covertly or openly disturb the peace of
Soreigu nations must of course take the re
monubility, but it L.s a shame and a scandal,
the rights of guiltless American citizens
should be interfered with. He hoped the com
mittee on foreign afair would gave this sub
ject early attLtana. Summer thought the
American republic was competant to meet
this mattr. Bt tlhe comnedsee t eld a bt
be induced to act hs-tily, by any temporary
pressu.. The committee had already con
sidered this sabi.t.
The organs of public opinion in England,
indlease a dispoestion to atmad.e the aesmun
tion "o.es etisens always citisens." He
thought it would be absurd in Great Britain
to maintalin ppertal allegiance in view of
the imaesse emagrtiom, she pmitted,
Wilson ddfemed the leniasM ; id so far as
the Peiaa mcrvemet w foar the protection
of the hts of human liberty he cordially
S. JAfter further discuion the
smeorial was referred to the committee on
The 8usate coeiderd tie dedeimv
So bi 8l pd ýeU ee uit sme
The balance of the session wa Spet i Pnt
cassso of the inancial proposition.Q
Losnos, Dec. 19.-The nitro lycerin.
plosion at New Castle is more 'su
was at irst reported, eight persons nhav. ,,
including the Sheriff.
Nsw Yoaa, Dec. 19.--John Mltcholl
clines the Presidency of the Ut L it-i ."
The extensive Kerosine Intnuf.ictury
hold works Jersey, wa-; distrover I ,,y. .x.
and fire this morning. Three IU i- weri
burned. Loss $100,000.
Nsw OaLi&a s, Dec. 20.-Th jInk frr
leans has discontinued !,usin-·s ,, ccu.
of the depression in trade.
BUFFALO, Dec. 20.-It is pretty c.rta-in
cause of the horrible Rail Road acc~l nt.
the breaking of a wheel on tho r,.r ciar. F
ty four dead bodies are rec.wver-1 fro tL
car, 23 in a condition to be rec );nzl, !I
horribly charred and unrecognizal..
KtNG & GILLETTE,1
HELENA. I -
Vi holesale DEA.I..: rý
Boots and Shoes,
Money a'ivaniced on merchanliie. Ilrili '-.
in a fire-proot warehou~e.
wI24ý' KIN'1 & (;ILLV IT.
WHOLESALE AND RETAIL
BUTCHER & PURVEYOR
IWALLACE ST. VIRGLVLt CITY.
Metropolitan Meat Market.
IN this Market will be fiuuA, it all seasons of tiD
year, dressed in the inost
AndI of the best quality obtainable fir m m-,
Game, Large and Small,
Every Article in their Line.
The large stock necessitated
by their extensive business eniiale+
purchasers to make a selection ex
actly suiting their taste.
Z. Customers waited upon and
their orders promptly executed.
Young persons sent to this estah.
lishment will be especially attended
IL S..iUbert. Christian Riaebet
VIRGINIA BREWERY, I
WE HAVE CONSTANTLY ON HAND A
LARGB supply of
BEER KEGS, ETC.
AUll ordr n our liH of business will be promptly
White Pine Lumber Yard.
-O-.r of JA es &. a. Vgirai Cicty M. r
-OLTa & a0rTNI............Proprtor.
ALL desieraptln of whir piae lumber 0o. t
I. os bad fr aml. I. M. RENSHAW,