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r n CD H A I i - - - - - TOL. VI.No in. THIRD EDITION EUROPE. By Atlantic Cables and Steamers. THE PRUSSO-RUSSIAN ALLIANCE. A Grand Tripartite Hinted At. A BRILLIANT SHOWER OF METEORS IN ENGLAND. 1111810. PurcluiHCH tlio SEBIOOS CRISIS IN EUROPE Ktc, Etc., Etc., K4c, Etc., Etc. THE PEUSSO-EUSSIAN ALLIANCE. Negotiation of an Alliance with Russia,. i?;!LV'IMiOTOm.be,.18--1'he diplomitlo negotia tjons lor the perfection oi a treaty lor an alliance, offensive anddeteneive,botween Russia and pWi Z are positive.y going on in this city and St. Peters. IMPORTANT STATEMENTS. The - United States to be Admitted to the Alliance- America a Sovereign Power in the Aledlterraucan. Lokdon, November 18 -In spite of the many denial rumors of a Prusso-Russian alliance con tinue to mevall It 1 even said that the treaty pro Tide for the admission of the United States into the alliance, with a sovereign establishment in the Mediterranean 8oa, and guarantee that nation highly favorable commercial advantages. THE METEORIC SHOWEE. Brilliant Display Observed from Green, vrlvh Observatory, JCnglaml Twelve Thousand Meteors Seen With the .Naked Eye. Greenwich Observatory, England, Novem ber 146 A. Sl The expected muteorio shower were observed last night. At nine o'oiock a lew metoors foil ; at eleven o'c ock they had increased in number and size, and between one and two o'clock tins morninjr toe mnximnin wag reached l'he night was clear, and the stars weie out in great numbers The who.e heavens were brilliantly illuminated. Tne showers ol meteors were of (Treat Deaury and brilliancy, and radiated irom the cou.-teilation Leo, near ibe star Gamma Leonix. Tl.eir direction wag mostly from the. cast to the west. The paths of the meieors were Irom three to four degrees iu the nonh .Near Ursa Major twenty or thirtv were ob served at one time, and crossing the zenith titty or sixty more of uuu-ual size and duration, the ma jority being lamer than stars ot the first magnitude. Several exoded Irom the vicinity ot Jupiter; one, of immenre dimension, was colored red, bluo, green, orange, and amber. Nearly all bad trails of lire. Ol two flaming from Leo at the same timo, one crossed Bota Gcniinorum, and the other Mars. .Two more, one red, and the oilier of an oriental sapphire color, crossed Alpha Ononis. Some oi the meteors burst forth in splendor; one, breaking behind the rising clouds, flashed Hie sneut lightning, and another ot emerald hue burst near Eta LeoiJis at Alteon minutes alter 2 o'clock A. 41., its trail ot flame being visib etora minute and a halt, and then faded away in brilliant nebulie. At 3 A M. they commenced to diminish gradu ally, ai til, at the present moment, they are all, meteors and stars, fading away in the in urn inn light. We counted five thousand In one hour, nearly twelve thousand in all, with the naked eve. America and the English Press. Mr. Walter, principal proprietor ot the Times, who is at present travelling iu America, has addressed a letter to the chief editor ot that journal, Mr. Detane, expregging his disapproval ot the policy followed by the editors ot the Times relative to American affairs. Disraeli's Reform Bill. Mr. Disraeli bus submitted to his ministerial col leaeues a new reiorm bin, whicti will be taken into consideration and discussed at the next cabinet council. According to the terms of Mr. Disraeli's bill, every house-tenant, would obtain tbo suffrage, and apparently there is no dilTorenoo between it and tbe bill introduced by Mr. Bright, who demanded only household suffrage. But Mr. Disraeli couples bis qualification tor tbe franchise with the condition of a tnree years' residence, although the majority of tbe wotkmen who occupy entiie house in Kngland pay a weekly rent, and are compelled by a frequent change of emplo) meut to also oiten move to different neighborhoods Mr. Disraeli's bill will, therefore, not be accepted by the Liberal party. PRUSSIA AND RUSSIA. Tbe Alliance of the Czar with Prussia and "Young titrniany" French Views of the Diplomacy and French Anxiety for the Result Important Action To wards Poland and the East. From the Paris La Presse, November 1. The alliance between Russia and Prussia Is new an accomplished fact. It is not now a question of the continual Interchange of good office which was revealed to iignunt Europe, in 1863, by the Extra dition Cols' "eu oi l'oien of that permanent com. plicity wtilkj VvS ( Word to speak: of Prusia as the traditional aft f stussia; it is a question of binding engagements enWtd into with reterenoe to a special object, and in anticipation ot events already deter mined npon. It Russia, in the execution of her plans In the East, should meet with any other obstacle than the Turks, Prussia will range herself on her side. If any loreign intervention should thwart the work of assimilation wt'ich Prussia is accomplishing in Kortht ru Germany, or the already prepared ab sorption of the minor States south of the Ham, Prussia ean re'y npon the armed co-operation of Russia. The two countries have a common tak to accomplish the destruction oi the Polish nationality. It was Prussia which conceived the idea ol the dismemberment of Poland, which pre pared its execution, which precipitated its ac complishment, and which hag assu edly had a lion's share oi the spoils. United by their com- filiolty in thi crime, Prussia and Russia are now shoring with common zeal to effaoe the lost ti ace of tbe Po isb name. While the Cabinet of St. Petersburg omits nothing in order to Russianize one portion oi tbe Polish provinces, the Cabinet of Berlin is engaged in Germanizing others. It has compelled them, despite all previous engagements, to enter into the North German Confederation, in order to destroy tbe last vestiges of their national existence. The sole obtade to the entire accom plishment of the design is the strip or Foiaad whlob has Dieeeived it lungusge, Its religion, and iu cus toms under the lule ot Austria. It is not only m the accomplishment of their common obiect that Prussia and Kusia find Austria In their path, but also in the pursuit of their ambition designs. Who could defend against Russia the Valley of the Mouths of the Jjannbe t "Who could afford the most speedy and rffectual aid to the 6ultan. if not Austria, who could by in counsels, by its influanoe, by its sup Sort preserve the States of South Germany from abiorpUon f Who is the necessary ally of Saxouv t Who retains possession of Bohemia, so ardently eoveieal if not Austria f Let Austria disappear or be abused, and Russia and Prussia will have re MoJed the ehief obstacles to the accomplishment of Will these designs tvr oonuiot with their designs each other r what interest DOS rroisia id mo KialaBsaorat Constantinople? Has Russia any !!r.F interest In oi posing obstacles to the de '.X ot Prua in German, f B be sought by matri Inoaial allianees and by Iho AiMe tcorktngs ot in- n Influence over tbe petty courts of Ger ?ny;. W.,l, d"tce ha she ever gained Z , D,a tn,t influence, backed by all tbe morts of Prussia, succeed In mdnoing Gor many to take part with the Czar in the Crimean rr Would it not suit ber better that ail Germany should be in the grsspot l'rusia, a then, to avail herself of lis power, she would only have to arrange with tbe Cabinet oi Berlin? thus, then, nothing exlts to divide Russia and Prusla; everything ttnds te uniie them. "Backing each other " vntos a Russian statesman late y, "Russia and Prussia may doty tbe et of Europe.' We ooliove toac Russ'a and Prussia are now backing each other. Russia I making preparations at Aikolalnt wtiich are not veiy consistent with the suirit of the letter of the Treaty of Pan. Iter JournaU are daily demanding the estitu.ion of tne leitbank ot the Danube Her official ageuts stand a oof at Bucha rest, and proUst dv thur abstention against the concessions of the lorte. Finally, Rusia is accumulating very considerable forces npon the Austnau frontiers. Austria discovers every instant in Bohemia, in Moravia, in Sile sia, tbe bond ot Prussian agent, the Prussian luno'ionarie In their relations with the Austrian au thorities, displaying systematic arrogance and bau ,Dy. "he personage to whom Prussia has cot Uded the principal authority in Saxony during iJ!,-0?0?patLon BM tola e Saxons ss a tarowell, that beioro five months have eiapsed he will be rein ttated at Dresden, not again to withdraw from it. It has appeared to us prolitaWe to point out these loot. Belore seeking to obtain the facts which their onion promises to them, tney are now endeavoring to complete their alliance, lhey wished to ascer tain who. her tne alliance between Prusia and Italy " mucr me war terminated. Thoy oid not-despair that the prospect ot a protoctota e over LgVPt may render Enpland indifferent to the laleot Constantinople. 1 he Lonoon Times, in one of those article the unexpected anpearanoe of which always maiks an evolution in the Government polioy, or a change in the views of the direc'ingciasaes, has made light of the late of Constantinoole end the Ottoman Empire altogether, while, on the comiary, attaohing to the destinies of Egypt an importance sufficiently groat to warrant the sacrifice ot the last shilling and of the la-Ht soldier ot England How lor will this new programme obtain the assent of publio opinion in l-ngiand t What chance has it of being accepted and approved by the Cabinet ol London t We do not pretend to know. We do know tbat Europe is pasntno through a crisis, and that the peace at Nikolsburif was only the termination of Its first period. A Prussian Prince to Visit the United States The " UuutU rliere" Sold to Prussia. Prince Adalbert, of Prussia, will sot out shortly tor the United States, accompanied by the membors ol a Commission entrusted wuh conxideriag the or ganization ol the Amorlcan navy, and to draw up a report thereon lor presentation to the K.ng. l'rn-lll till, m i r, li a ih. .1 ... i . t . , , --. , , iuv auiuivau 1J1WU1 Uf lUH- derbtrg lor $1,600,000 AUSTRIA. Circular of the New Foreign MluUter on the Imperial Policy The Dignity of the Empire to be Maintained. VlffHl i I n . ,, i," i.-nnniu oeuw, me now Minister of loreign Affairs, has oddrossed a circular despatch to the Austrian representative abroad, in w inch he declares he considers himself to have he come sepaiatod liom his political antecedents Irom the day on which, in accordance with the Imperial will, he becamo an Austrian. In his new position he says he will bear with him nothing but the testi mony of tho retard of the deeply honored prince whom he is conscious ot havinir iorved with zeal and fidelity. "At the commencement of my new career, especially," proceeds Baron Beust, "it would be imputing to me a strange iorgeuuiness ol my duties to hold mo capable of entering upen them with any leelings whatever of partiality or Dreju dice, from which I fuel myselt to bet-entirely free." The ministoiial circjlar instructs Austrian foreign representatives to incidenta'ly communicate these views to the Governments to which they are accre dited luring any conversations in which the subject might bo broached. Huron Beust declares in con clusion that tho Imperial Government will remain lailhiul to the peaceful conciliatory policy it ha at all times puisued, but that if the uulortunate issue of the late war imposes that attitude upon the couu trv as a necessitv, the same reason renders it. more than ever a dutv of the Government to zealously uphold the dignity ot the empire. HTJNGAEY. Austrian Project for More Intimate and Independent Relations. Vienha, November 18 Kvening. The Vienna Evening Post, the official gazette, in its evening edition to-day, contains an article upon Hungary, which points out tbe necessity tor an immediate re sumption of negotiations between the Austrian Government and the Hungarian Diet, tor the treat ment of affairs common 10 Hunirary and the rest of the empire. The article eoclaies that tbe proposals on l hi subject maoe by a committee in common, form the basis for an understanding so greatly to be desired. The Post considers it the first duty of the Government fo communicate its news to the Diot with the utmost candor, so that the principle recog nized in the report of tue Committee relative to the unity ot the empire may, on the resuinotion ot the negotiations, be consistently adopted by all parties and practically earned into effect. SPAIN. The Coming Coup d'F.tat The Q,ueen Illnned at the Theatre. From the Avenir National, The situation in Spain i becoming bettor defined; the revolutionist, the demagogue Narvaez(ir is thus he is called at the Court ), hat Just laid do w n his arms belore tho triumvirate Meneaes, Claret; Viluma, by countersigning the three famous decrees ol whlob all the papers have spoken The youth ot Spain are aoout to be placed, therefore, entirely in the bonds ol tbe clervy; the general councils dinatacwKes provincial es) will be superseded by a bureau of Government employes; as to the municipal coun cils (ayuntamientos), their fate is not much better; the Government will be very auspicious if they causo it any umbrage henceforth. For the last two months, M. Narvaez has advanced slowly along the path of reaction, and has known only how to employ the old means the state of siege, the; suppression of the newspaper transportation ; tbe camarilla is not satisfied; by the intermediary ot its three leaders, Father Claret, the Queen's con lessor; Menoses, favorite of the King ; and of Bister Patrocinal, and Viluma, the camarula drove Nar vaez into a corner with, this alternative, either to resign or to acceptthe following programme ; Oibso lutlon of the ' number of Deputies, reform of the Constitution, indefinite prorogation of the dictato rial powers in the hands of the Government, continuance of the state ot sioee, purification and augmentation ot the army, immediate restitution to the Church of its unsold pro perty. Whatever may be the decision of Nar vaez, he has hesitated, and he is lost; the next President ot the Council of Ministers is .VI. do Vi uwa, lormerly Ambassador of Spain at Paris; he will have lor bis colleagues M. Pezu a, his Drother-in-law, lor Publio Instruction; M Calonge, for War; M. Arrozuela, tor Jus ice ; and M, Nooedal, for Home Atlairs. These are the gentlemen who are aoout to undertake, as they say, to re-establish the monarchy and religion upon their real foundation. At length wo shall see the Catholic party absolutely master in a country, tor Queen Isabella seems determined to place her destiny and that of Spain in Its hands; it h no longer a more simple reaction against liberal ideas but a complete restoration of the absolutist system of Philip II. 'Ihe camarilla is, therefore, ebout to attempt a grand experiment. No occa sion was ever more favorable, for the whole Liberal party is in exile or in prisou. Notwithstanding this, we do not fear for the future of liberty in Spain. Let us give the camarilla scope. The destiny ot the Bourbons must be accomplished everywhere. It is customary in Madrid to receive the Queen with applause when she roues hor appearauoe in her box at tbe theatre, whilst tho orchestra plays tho royal march. When a lew evenings ago this air was being played the audience manifested their dis approval, and in the end began to hiss, upon which the Queen rose and quitted the theatre. Phut may haiten the execution ol the coup d'etat project, of which weseoke jesterday, and cf wnioh the corres pondent of the Covrrkr de Bayonne, who will not be suspected of oonnivanoe with the opposition con firms tbe existence in the following terms: "Mar shal Narvaez has adopted a serieskif measures which, according to information we have received, may be regarded as the prelude ol a coup d'etat whlob has been silently prepared by the set who surrounds the Queen." i FEANCE. Tbe Reorganization of the French Army, The Uoniteur publishes the following report, ad drtsed to the Emperor by the Minister ot War on the reoiganizatiou ot the French my:- Paris, October 20. Sire t The grave events Which Lave Jim been accomplished la (rviaitLDJ PHILADELPHIA, THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 18C6. have Jed several of tbe European powers to effect lotable changes In their military organization, i our Majesty has thought that France could not remain indifferent to that state of things, and ought to study the questions as to whether there was not roorn likewise to introduce in the military forces of the Empire the modification which circumstances seem to indicate Tour Majesty, in consequence, expressed to me the intention of confiding to a com mission, presided over by vonr eli, the task ot con sidering what should be done to nlaoethe nation 1 forces in a situation to assure the defense of the territory and the maintenance of our political influence. To cany out jour Maiesty's idea I have tbe honor to propose to lorm part of that commis sion: First, six members of the Cabin, t: M. Rouher, Mini-tor of Mate; Marshal Valllant, Miu. Isterof tbe Emperor's Housenold and Fine Arts; M. Fould, Finance: Marshal Count Knndon, War; "e.BM,,ZQ,,i" do Chasselonp-Laurat, Marine; and M. Vulthy, Minister presiding over the Council of State. Secondly, the Marshals ot France: Duke de Magenta, Govern or-General of Algeria; Count Regnaud do Saint-Jean-a'Angely, Commander-in-Cbietof the Imperial Guard; Canrobert, First Corps d'Armee; Forey, Third; Count Baraguay d'Uu liers. Filth; N lei, Sixth; and also the commander ol the rourth Division; General Count de Pa Ikao. Thirdly, the Generals ot Division : Fleury, Grand Equerry; Al ard, I resident of Section in tbe Council of State; Bourbaki, commanding tlie 1st Division of Infantry of the Imperial Guard; Le Bojut, Aid do-Camp to the Emperor, President of the Artillery Committee: Frossard, Aid-do-Camp to the Emperor, member of the Fortification Commit tee i Trocbu, member of the Committee of the itate ; ad Lebrnn. member of the same; also, M.Larricau, Intendant-Gencral Inspector. Councillor ol State, Director at the Ministry of Var; and M. Pages, Mill taiy lnlendant of the Imperial Guard, fulfilling the functions of Secretary to the Commission, with only a consultative voice. 1 am, with profound rcpeet, 8ire, the most hum ble and otedient servant and taithlul subject ot your MJesty, Random. Diplomatic Changes. A telegram dated Paris, Novembor 2, savs- "M. Bourree has been nominated to tbe post of French Ambassador to Constantinople, and M. M. Bonne ville, De Montholon, and Berthelmy, have been appointed French Ministers at Borne, Lisbon, and Washington respectively. M. Bonneville will bo succeeded in big former post as Director of Foreign Affairs by M. Dosprez. Count de Sartigos, it is oelieved, will remain at Rome, and M. Benne dotti at Benin. It is stated tbat at the approaching fetes to be held at Venloo, in celebration of the union of Venetia with Italy, the Emperor of the I rench will .be represented by his Aide-de-camn. General Floury. ' The Emperor's Health. The Paris correspondent of the Times savs con siderable improvement, is reported to have la ten place in the Emperor's hoalth . REGATTA. Rowlug Contest Between Stevens and Ward at Poughkcepsle Stevens Vic torious. Poc(jHgEEPSiE,Novcmberl4. Toelons-talked-of aquatic contest between William Stevens, of Poughkeepsie, and Gilbert Ward, of Cornwall, both rowing a distance of two-and-a-half miles up tbe river and return, or live mile grand total, for a puiso of $500, came off opposite this x...., .ui- niicimiuii, h,uu waa witness-en u a con siderable number of persons. THE HEN. William Stevens is famous in aquatic circles ny hawng been connected in former years with the crew of the celebrated four-oured shell boat Stranyer, which craft was owned in this citr, and which crew is known all over as hav ing been connected with the ereat four-oared race with Pittsburg and New York men. Stevens to-day weiched ltifl pounds, and ap peared to be in perfect health. His uniform was a white shirt, black pantaloons, aud white nnndkenhiet. in statute he is nearly sis leet in heicht, broad-shouldered and very mu-xuUr. Gilbert Ward is the counterpart of bis brother Josh. He is slenderly built, has very promi nent features, and carries his hf-ad in that pecu liar ctvle so noticeable In Josh. To-day he weighed ICO pounds. His uniform was a red shirt, dark pantaloons, and white handkerchief, ii.. !a . i ', .. ,n .. v. w iiLni i j act tun 117! ClUVUUN THE BOATS. Stevens' boat was built by Shaw, ot Newbnrg, is 30 feel in leDgth and 15 inches in diameter. It is named the Wink, and is owned by John Kosevclt, Esq., of Poughkeepsie. Ward's boat in entirely new, it never having been entered in a race belore. It was built by Shaw, of Newburg, is 30 feet in length and 14 inches in width. A lighter-looking Vessel than that of Stevens. The pool-selling commenced at noon, Stevens at first being the favorite, then Ward. Out siders seemed to be a little chary of their stamps, some of them asserting their belief that the affair was a "put-up" thing. We but do justice to the backers ol tbe roen when we state that tbey t-oleranlv avow that such was not the case. A large number of pools were sold, although the sums invested were comparatively small. The persons in attendance numbered perhaps three hundred, Including a few scattered along the decks, some of them being from Newburg, Cold Spring, and other points along the Hudson, while a small delegation was also present iro a New York. It was the smallest attendance at any race this season; resulting, perhaps, on ac count of the extreme lateness of the season. The surtace of the river was as smooth as a pane of glass, and all anticipated a nee race, and were nut disappointed. The Judges were Homer Worden and Isaac H. Wood for Stevens, and SL Wiseman and A. J. Valentine for Ward. T1J5 reteree was Floyd Fields. Worden and Wiseman, with the referee (the latter acting as starter), were located in the home-boat, while Valentine and Wood wore acting on the upper slake-boat. Soon alter 3 o'clock in the afternoon the stake boats were anchored to their places, the Judges had assumed their places, and the referee called for the contestants to put in an appearance. Ward's boat, with him in it. immediately shot out irom the north side of Main street pior w hile lurther up the stream Stevens could be seen coming down the river rapidly. Ward won the inside position, next to the stake-boat, and in a few moments both bouts were in line, ready lor the word. The scene on the dock at this time, though not very exciting, was full of in terest. There was no yelling, no appearance of rowdyism, but all seemed to be watching with breathless anxiety lor the word. On the Kal Rock quite a number of ladies were visible while on the river numerous small boats met tie ease. At precisely twenty minutes past 3 o'clock the referee gave the word ao ! Both men bent down to their work with, a will, the surging jumping motion of their liny nulls showing plainly tbe amount of muscle beipg used in their propulsion. Ward pulled a very rapid stroke, and dashed right away from Bit vtiis on the start, tho latter pulling a long stioke, and evidently nursing his powers tojise them to better advantage on the home stretch. About one mile up the river, Ward's tremendous qiitck stroke, noticeable at the start, slacked oil. Stevens hod not "let up" a hair, and as a consequence, ho soon got up alongside of his opponent. Then the contest became very ex citing. Both men pulled as they never pulled be:ore, and for fifteen or twenty lengths it was huid to perceive any difference. Hoon, however Stevens' superior power of endurance showed" itself, and when he reached the upper stake boat, he was all of a length and a half ahead of bis competitor. ComiBg down the home stretch they both pulled as well as they could, 8tevens not making the gap between him and Ward anv longer. When within quarter of a mile of the home boat Stevens nerved himself to his work once more, and making a brllllaut dash, which was vocllerously cheered, reached the Judges' boat two and a half lengths ahead, thus winning tbe race and the purse of $300. having made the five miles in 38 minutes and 37 seconds. Ward I did not row up to the Judges' boa', but pulled 1 In towards Main street dot-k, complaining ,f a WASHINGTON NEWS. The Future Course of President Johnson The Anxiety In Europe About His Difference with Congress-significant Let ter from a Member of the Cabinet-Mr. Johnson Will Obey all Abso lute Laws-No Pro bability of a Con flict in any Case, Etc. Washington, November 14. The following Is a portion ot a communication to-day addressed by a member of tne Cabiswt to a lriend of the Administration in New Englind, who seemed to if rPlv"CUH'e mat tne uuiicuities between the President and Congress might induce action On tbe Dart of th fnrmnr hi.k mmilrf taA widen the breach, if it did not put important luniv.wiujieni, me m em oer oi tne Cabinet 1 XT UL . . 1. ... ... ui,wnuBianaing nis long public career, .jt un-u rotiin to oe less understood toau Pre sident Johnson. That he la n man nt'mrnr onn, victions and earnest purposes, is evident Irom the manner in which he advocated ana pushed u ?! lmPrtant measures in Congress, like the Homestead bill, and the etuni which he uw against secession and in favor of tue Gov fjnmtnt durmR tie late civil war. He believes that the manner In which he proposed that the i.ovcrnment should deal with tbe Southern States was not only a magnanimous one, but t hn rtnl n n 1.1 1-- i i. . ; "uij naeiy 10 result in a speedy ana neany reconciliation between the sections: and be has lelt it to be his duty to sustain his views by the exercise of such powers as the consniunon bad clothed him with. But wune mis Das been and doubtless wilt continue to be his course, he will violate no law, nor fail to perform the duties wdicu are legally devolved upon him. He will veto every bill that he may regard as unconsti tutional, no matter how unpopular it may be for him to do so; but be will execute with ecrupu lotis fidelity all laws, and especially those to wuicn He nas reiused to give his Executive sanction. The apprehension which you seem to feel, and -which many othea share with yo'i, tlint Jlr. Johnson will attempt to force Southern M-pit-Buma-ives into coneress, or do any other in. prudent thing by which the pnblic peace will be disturbed or the public credit be deranged, is utterly unfounded. While he will exercise fearlessly the power which he possesses un ler the Constitution, in furtherance of tba mea sures which he thinks are best calculated to promote the public weal, he will not quarrel with Congress tor pursuing the same indepen dent course. He regrets the disagreement between the Legislative and Executive branches ot the Government, aud would, I doubt not, yield much to effect a reconciliation, rie will not, however, sacrifice his principles nor violate the Constitution, according to his interpretation of it. no matter what pressure may be brought to bear upon him. He means to do right as he understands the right, and will trust to time for the vindication of his course. He will be as true to the Constitution and the Government as Pre sident ot the United States as he was true to the Union in the darkest days of its trials." Neve yurk Times. C? r,omr.ulri,,a.?.ca C fl rmel-l.etter. a J 1 U,a" ana Alvarez, Etc. San Francisco, November 14. -Letters from Generals Alvarez and Diaz, via Acapulco, to November 5, state that four vessels of Ihe French fleet had left that port. The garri son consists of 080 meD. The news of the capture of Oaxaca by the Liberals has been confirmed. Another account says: Three ves sels of tho French fleet had proceeded from Acapulco to Mazatlaii, to withdraw the French ireops from the latter place, and to carry them to San Bias. General Alvarez has fixed his headquarters three miles from Acapulco. which place he ex pected soon to capture, having received from San Francisco a br.tlery of rilled cannon, accompanied by twelve American veteran gunners. The schoonpr A. J. Weston, which left here September 29, is said to have delivere i a cargo ol iirms and ammunition at the Mexican port in Oaxaca. From Louisville. Louisville, November 14. J. R. Leus, Com missioner of tbe Freedmen's Bureau of Ten nessee, reports that the cotton crop is one-half the average. The tobacco crop is over tne full crop, Jand the quality superior. Corn is nearly the average. Oats the full average. Tbe grain crop of East Tennessee is much better than ui-ual. General Thomas an,l ex-Confederate General Hood dined together to day at the Louisville Hotel. General Jeff. C. Davis denies that he was con sulted in reference to military arrangements re lating to the obsequies ot the ex-Confederate Gmeral Hansom. Markets by Telegraph. Sah Fhanciboo, November 14. Wheat closed jesterrtay at 82 05; the market unsettled, l'he Hank of California deo'ared a dividend of 1 per cent, tor ihe month of October. Wheat was de livered on board ship at 8212. A suaar, 813; the mesent stock in the market being estimated at l,.j00 0C0bbls. Dry hides are 814 Mining stocks are improvod Cboilar fotosi, 8197; Savasre, 81780; iel'ow Jacket, 8760; Ophlr, 87; Imperial, 8112; Be cher, 866; Le?al Tendors, 870. 'rw York, November 16 Cotton doll and nniuinalat864(a 36Jo Flour firm, aales ot 8000 bar. reinstate, 8losal2 60: Ohio 6U60al4; Western, 89 1018: Southern, f ,t frfi 17 26. Wheattsquiet; salon ot 14 600 boshei ty. Aldwaukie at 82-45 2 47. gules ol 144 000 bushed Western Corn is reported at 81 8I1&I-88. Ifoetlsdull. Pork dull; moss, $21 75. Lurd and Whisky duU, Army Intelligence. Colonel John F. Hartrranlt, 24th United Sta'.es Iniantry, recently appointed, declines to accept the appointment. Brevet Major-General John C. Eobinson relinquishes the command of the Stute of North Carolina and the duties of As nwtant Commissioner of Freedmen's Affairs to Colonel J. V. Bomford, United States Infantry, and assumes command of the Department of the South during the absence of Majr-Genral Sickles. Brevot Major D. T. Wells, First Lieu tenant 8ih UaiUtd States Infantry, ald-de csmp, will accompany the General to Charleston. Serond Lieutenant B. F. Bell. 37th United States Colored Troops, is relieved from duty with General Robinson, and ordered to report to Colonel Bomford. Brevet Captain John W. French, First Lieu tenant and Adjutant 8th United States Infantry, is announced as Acting Assistant Adjutant-General to Colonel Bomford. Tbe order, dated Novembers, which amended the muster-out of Captain J. J. Hon", Brevet Major, Commissary of Subsistence United States Volunteers, is re versed, aud he is mustered out from Novem ber 1. The Mastedon. A Sunday School has got po sension of the remains of the treat Mastodon, recently discovered at Coboes, N. Y., and is ex i'jlitipg tifiu (U Ub tints u Letk'i, LEGAL INTELLIGENCE. Court mt Huartr Sessions Judges, Allison and Ludlow, Ihe Over and terminer term of tbe Court ol Quarter Sessions terminated yesterday. D'Stnot Attorney Mann, before tin nsual business ot the Court mas taken up, desired to call the atten tion of the Court as to what disposition would be made ef the two witnesses, Ulara Snvder and Kato Uibbs, who ran or were spirited away during- the trial efslsrnire. Tbe two ptirU were bronchi into Court, and took eats directly in front ol the Jutires' desk, Mr. Porter sworo Q. Did you serve subpoena npon these sir 1st A I did not. U The oncinal sul poena lequirlns their attendance In Courtf A. 1 did not. Q Who did f A. 1 suppose Mr. Birker dio; it wa in his district. v .r. Creitaer sworn j. Hid you serve a subprena npos either of these witnesses f A. I did. 0 Unon which on f A. Coon Kate toibbs Q When? A. Jt WL" J?""" the time Champion was bein tried: in the Square. Q Did ou see ber in attendance npon the Court in obedience to that subpeenaf A. ?J,,iVr, umtt the time Maguire was betn tried r A. Yes, sir; I told ber that she must attend to this or tbere would be trouble, and she stayed here every oay, in tnis courtroom, until the difli cultv took piace Q. Who served tbe subpoena upon C ara Nnyaet J A I don't know. u. Uia iou ira her neie in attendance as a witness? a. Yes, mr. Kate Gibbs was then roquestod to stand uo. and was sworn. v District Attorney Mann Have you anything to say to tbe Court, any exnlauation to give, or anv account ol yout abeenoo to the Court, to puree Tour self 01 tbe contempt f 1- j Judpe Allison You are not bound to gay anything at all that will criminate yourself, but tho oath is administered to you to give you an opportunity to exen'pate yourself. You can tell any liinir you know in extenuation of jour conduct, or anything you know in reraid to anybody else. We would like to have trom yon the whole story connecod with your departure Irom the Court. Kate tiibbs then said I ws coming to the Court House; it was about ton minutes 01 8: when some one spoke to me, and said she came to tell me tbat Clara wisn. d to see me; it was a girl; I asked her what for; she said she didn't know; I went down the street and into the Square ; when I got there I lound a man, who said that "Clara wants to see yon at sixth and South ;" when I got to the comer Judge Allison What cornorf Kate Gibbs Corner of Sixth and South; Clara and another came up. and said, '-This man wants us to so away;' 1 said. "What lorf" and tae maa turned around, aud said, "We want you to loave this trial oi y.acuire; it you stay heie, your lives will not be worth much, and the eviduco you will give will banc Will;" I said, "lam afraid to go away j Mr. Mann has warned me;" hesaid"Ihere would be no trouble at all;" ne were both very much frightened at this; they got a carnaro, and took us to the Baltimore dopot; took us from thereto Chester; we staved at Chester a l niht; in tho morning- we wanted to go borne; we didn't like them; when they arose we askod them for some money to go home with ; they would not clve usuny; ihey said H we went home we would cet two years; we went to Wilmington, and were there about twenty minutes, when Mr. Porter and Mr. Bui ber took us. Questions by District Attorney Mann Q. Who wciethe menf A. I didn't know them; 1 never sw them before. Q How many were mere? A Two. Q. Will youdesenbo themr A. lhey were young men. Q Who was tue tint one that spoke to your A. He had a middiiug dark complextlou, a lu'tit moustache, and was net very tall. O. Did thei' call eachpoth:r by namof A. He, the man 1 was with, called tbe other one Ueorce, and himself William. Q. Did von hear any other name? A. I did not ; they told us at (he huoi In Chester, that they cave tneir names one as Wncbt and the other as Hays. Q. What hotel did ynuntopatf A. I aon't know the name of it. Q. Who kept itf A. I don't know. Q. Did thi peoplo at the hotel seem to know these men? A. W e didn't see any one thei e ; we wero taken into the Sarlor, and saw no one but the landlady ot the ouae. Q. Did vou know whetl.er the landlady of the house knew these menf t A. Didu't know them to my knowledge. Q. You remember mo from time to time, warning you particularly about this thing f A. Yes sir, 1 do. Q. Do you know whore tbesn m-n live, and whetner they were Phtladelpbiansf A. lhey told ns when they first met us that their wero irom Baltimore, y. Did they subsequently eoirectlhatr A. Mo sir. 1 Judge Allision. O. Did the nersons at Wilmington at the place to which they too you.kno-v tlieso mrnr Did ihev annk tn Uiaix .r J ... .k dressed by name by any porson there f A. 8ome of the people appeared to know them. Thev apoearod to know the place and the people. We told them We would not atav there, inri lh. a.M i . . - . ' 7 ' w v uuou UUb be frightened, that it was all right. We told thorn we wanttd to go home. Q. Did you see these men at tho time tho officers found you in Wilmington? A. No, sir. We didn't see iiviuiiiK orinrm; mey nao gone out, and Clara and 1 bad started to go out and find nut ahu ,m. , . train left for Philadelphia; we asked them tor the Ledger, but they wouldn't let ub see it. Q. Did any person in the house to which you were taken ay anything to you about thi re, ask yon who you wore, or anything in rogard to Macuire's trial f A. No, sir. '"uru Question by District Attorney Mann Whoro did you cet on tbe train f A. Near tho Arsenal. Q Did you drive out there in a earriairnr a Wn Jil-h from the depot there. Air itaroer sworn y. Did you serve a subpoena n this ease noon Ciara. Snvrinr a. Va. r Did yon see ber in court in attendanre n. .ina.! in this case during the trial of Maguiref A. Yes, sir. uujudi was moil canon. District Attorney Mann Do von dnatrA tn m.v. anv explanation to the Court? ou can toll the Court now the circumstances connectod with your going away. ' Clara Snyder When the Court adjourned tbat day I went home; after I got there, two men knocked at the door and askrd lor mo; they asked me it 1 was oneol the witnesses In Manuire's cso, ami I told them " Yes ;" they said to me, " We want you to go away, there will be nothing dono to you, you are not unuer bail ; and if I didn't ro, my life would be worth nothing; if you are f und, and yon give in your evidence, it will be the means ot hang ing Will;" I was frightened, and sent for Kate to meet me at Sixth and south ; they told us the same tiling there 1 We COt Into a narriuirn there n,l ..nt to the Baltimore Depot; they took us from there to Chester; we staid there tbat night, and I made up my mind to go home the next morning; I asked tbeietwo young men for money; they said if you go t0 Philadelphia you will get two years In prUon : j naia 1 didn't care, I was going home to dolivor molf up; tbey then took us down to Wilmington, to .he Grant House; when we got there they would not give ns anything to eat; I asked tnoiu to got us something to eatt when thev went the warned us not to dare to move out of that room - T said to Bate.l amgoint out to got somothing to eat: wc cot to the door, when we saw the oflicers of the C. iirt; 1 said to Kate, 1 am glad they have come. It Is just what wo wantod, now we can give ourselves u1: vie didn't try to get away. Q. Where did taese n 11 go to at Chester? did they loave you ? A. They were out tbat night, and we staid there on 1 uesday wh. n they came in they were very drunk, and we tb nght their intentions were to kill both of us, but the were too tight to do it. Q Who were thee men? 4. I don't know; In nover ssw them until Tuesday; the one who Was with me gave the name 01 vVilham irv a u;. Jr..." dm the other g I ve ? A. 1 don't know; Kate know t.'.at, Q. Where did you remain when some ono ccmeto the court to take away the other girl? A. 1 was in Washington 8quare. Q. There when the gul came to the court? A. I was there a !ewm nutes; and then went to Sixth and South. Q l"l ou leave tbe city by reason of these thrt4 u,ed tow ards ou? Did you go because vou dtfc'red to bt out of the way of the trial? a. No,'". Q- u went away because you were Intiinldsted? A Yos, sir. Q. When you loit tbe Court tht day, after the ar jour n mint, where did you f to? A. I went borne; 1 was m the notice when tlice men knocked for me. Q From that house wl ere did yon go? A I went 10 hunt Kite. Q. lirom there where did you go? A. I went to Washington bquare; I wa wsitinv tbere a fe in ments, and tbeu na ked up the street and met Ibis young man. Tbe Distriet Attorney eaioT that he felt it bis duty to mention to the court the faithful attendauoe on court of Sally Gibbs sthde she was under no oath or bond. .... The court then, expreaUng regret in imposing a punishment npon tbes two girls, as it was evident that their flight WW ,n ome degree consequent upon tbe intimidation caused by tbe threats of the l wo men, and at the same time stating that If the two men were caught and convioted ot the charge ot oonsplraoy te abstract tbe process of the law, they would be dealt wit" Jo the full extent of th law, Imposed a fine of 8200 eaoh. John Henry was charged with an attempt to com mit a burglary at the southwest corner ot Warnoek street and Girard avenue. Aa officer stated tbat, about 9 o'clock ia the evening of the 1st of Aacuit, be board tbe cry t 'Stop thitif !" He looked atoiukd DOUBLE SHEETTHREE CENTS. and saw the defendant spring from the krtshe roof ot Mr. Candle's bonse ami run away. H pur sued and caugtit Mm. He found upon him a candle and lot ol matches. The prisoner threw away s pitol loaded an capped. Jllr. Gendie aesorlbed bows man could break Into bis bouse from the kitchen roof, lie also said that the bnrrlar had raised tbe window of bis sleeping. room when tbe alarm was given, Tbe Jury rendered verdict ot rullty. Join Ketly was char god with tbe arceny of 80S, the property ot John Qnion. Mr. Quinn said tbat be and Kelly went to sleep tog" t her in a stable loft, ne night in September. When he went to sleep be had his money in his pocket. When be awoke r ihe morning his money and companion were cone, 1 here v as evidence that Kelly micht have taken the money, but now that he did not take it; eonse quenilv the jury rendered a verdict of not guilty. Catherine Burger was acquitted of a charge of tbe larceny of 886. Tbe prosecutor did not appear, and there was but one witness in tbe ease, and he knew nothing about It. George Lenner was charged with the larceny oi a larre lot of cuffs, va ud at 8143 60, tbe property ot George Berkmatook. He was lound color away Irom tho store of the piosecutor with a box that was lound to contain the outft. These being identified, the prisoner was banded over to the officer. Ibe jury rotdercd a verdict of guilty. John liackart was charged with the larceny of a atcb, valued at 8100, the property of Jaeob R. Woif. Mr. Wolt, an old gentleman, ten titled that he was In the crowd at Broad and Walnut streets on tbe day of the reception 01 the President. As tbe President passed, he raised his bat. Ue then beard a shebt click, and, npon lookiuc down, he saw that the prisoner had taken his watch He immediately ran away, and, alter having escaped a number of persons who attempted to eaten him, he f e I down over an old lady and was caught, bur the watch was not found upon him. The Jury rendered a verdict of guilty. George Connery was acquitted of a charge of the larceny of a lire-coat and ho.e, the property of tbe .iiijii0 uuut auu jaiiuer company District Court. Judge bharswood. Rale A Steigbetz vs. Charles Schick. An action of eject ment to reoover possession ot premises purchased by plaintifts at a Sheriff's sa e. Possession is refused by delondant on tbe allegation that be was a lessee under the ongmal ownor, which lease was signed previous to the recovery of Judgment against the owner, upon whloh the ShenfTs sale was founded. On trial, Bnliltt tor plaintiff, Woodward for de fendant. District Court Judge Stroud Sarah A. Job bins vs. Herrman Rudolph. An aotlon to reoover the value of a piano. Deionse, that the piano was not purchased by defendant, but left on storage with him by plaintiff. VerJict lor plaintiff, 8146-78. John A. Keenan vs. J. 8 Young. An aotion to recover damages for a failure ol defendant to deliver 600 xbares ot Big Tank Oil Company at the time aprted upon. Ou trial. FINANCE AN D COMMERCE Office op the Evening Telegraph, i Thursday, November 16, 1866. i There was very little disposition to operate In Stocks this morning, and prices were weak and unsettled. Railroad shares continue the most active on the list. Catawiasa preterred sold at 28, no change; Resding at 6767J, a slight decline on the closing price last evening: Penn sylvania Railroad at 664, no change; Camden and Amboy at 136, an advance of J; North Pennsylvania at 894, &u advance of J; and Le high Valley at 6Ci(j4G7. no change. City Passenger Railroad shares were dull. Hestonvlllo sold at UMftUt, a decline ot I: 90 was bid for Second and Third; 20 for Thirteenth and Fifteenth; 30 for Spruce and Pine; and 32 lor Germantown. In Government bonds there was very little doing. July 7'HOs sold at 105J; 110 was bid for old 5-20s; 100i tor 10-40s; aud 107 for August 7'30s. City loans were in fair demand; the new Issue eold largely at 102102i, an advance of i; and old do. at 90L no change. Bank shares continue in gool demand, for Investment, at full prices. First National Bank sold at 141. 10(1 was bid for Sixth National: 2.10 for North America; 131 tor Farmers' and Mechanics'; 92 for Northern Liberties; 32A for Mechanics'; 91 for Kensington; 67 for Girard 32i lor Manufacturers' and Mechaniss'; 100 for Tradesmen's; 68 for Corn Exchange; and 60 for Union. In Canal shares there was very little move ment. Scuujlkill Navigation preferred sold at i'Ji, a slight decline; and 8dsquehanna Canal at 104, no chauere. 27 wa9 bid for 8chuy,kill Navi gation common; 59. for Lehiah Navigation 123 for Morris Canal preferred; 67i for Delaware Division; and 63 for Wyoming Valley Canal. Quotations of Gold lOi A. M., 145; 11 A. M 145: 12 M., 144; 1 P. M.f 143J. ' ' ' " PHILADELPHIA bTOCK EXCHANGE SALES T0-DAI Reported by De Haven A Bro., No. 40 S. Third street BEFORE BOARDS. 83000 Sufa Cn b .2d 67 I It 0 sn Reading . .08O 671 100 sb Reading. . b6. 67J I 400 sh do. .slO flat 67 FIRST BOARD. SLCitH89'new-i--!! ,10lltNat Bank.141 800 to 86. .1021 , 100 sh Ph A E 82 aS d-' -..v.:-' R Hest'T. . ..lot. 14 v v m ivto iuaii int r-11 nn iiis ui 86.A)C'itv 6old... 90 90 84000 do..kso. 8600 Scb Nay 6s 82 85000 Suea Cn bds. 82000 Leh 6s. 84 lnOsh do m3 100 sh do b60 Xii 200shOoean 4 100 sh do 30 4i 600 sh do. .lots. b5 4? 100 sh Penn R 664 200 sh do. lots 60. 66 2()0sb8ohN pf..lots 86j 100 sh Susq Can 16j lOpsh do b0. 16r ash Cam A a 18;i 4 h N Penna 89i 80 sh Leh Val...llts 87 lOOsh do b6 67 100 sh do bo 66 S 100 sh Big Mt 4 841 67 8500CO U.S 7 80s. Julyl05 850000 do 2d.. 106 200 tl Cats Dt bn 28 200 sb do ...lots. 8 100 sh Roaoinp e6lnt 57 j 100 sh do b6wr67 8-16 100 Bh do., .sfiint 67 100 rh dos80wn.. 67 iuo sh do 67 1-1 100 sh do 67 100 Bh do.... 2d.. 67 100 fh do b80. 67 100 sb do 671 Messrs. De Haven & Brother, No. 40 South Third street, report the following rates of ex change to-day at 1 P. M.: American gold, 144 144; Silver Js and is, 140; Compound Interest Notes, June, 18G4, 16i; do.. July, 1804. 164; do., August, 1864, 15j; do., October, 1864, 14j; do. December. 1864, 135; do., May, 1805, 11 j; do. ' Antrust, 1865, 11 do., September, 1865, 9j : do.. October, 1865, 9j. Messrs. William Painter & Co., bankers, No. 36 South Third street, report the following rates of exchange to-day at 12 o'clock: U.S. 6s, 1881. coupon, 114H44; U. 8.5-20., coupon, 1862, 1092 110i; do., 1864, 107jl07i; do., 1865, 107.: do., new, 18(15. 109iraDll0; U. S. 10-40s. coupon. 100 i 100 ; U. S. 7-30s, 1st series, 107J 107J; do., 2d series, 1052105J; do., 3d series! t n ' Tit 107 Philadelphia Trade Report. Thursday, Jiovember 15. Ihe Flour Market was less active to-day, but prloes were firmly maintained. A lew hundred barrels were taken in lots by the home consumers at 888-7d t? barrel lor superfine -89S11-00 for extras; 812-60(al3-75 lor Northwestern extra family ; 81316 60 for Pennsylvania and Western do. do j and 815-6016-76 for fancy Dranus, according to quality. Rye Flour is quiet, but prices are steady at 88 p barrel. Nothing doing In Corn Meal. There Is a very Aim feeling in the Wheat Market, but not much doing; sales ot 15u0 bushels choice fPnDvlnia red at 83-208-26! and Southern at a-8-2o(a 8 83; white ranges irom 88-8A,iT8-46. In the absence of saes we quote Rye at 81-881-86. In Corn there is notl'muob dolnci sales of yellow at 81-29( l-80 in store, and l-Stk l-29 afloat. Oats are steady, with sales of Houtuern at 680. and Pennsylvania at 64o. Nothing doing la Borieyand Malt. A small lot of choice new Cloverseed sold at 89 60. Timothy ranges from 3-25 to 83-62. Flaxseed commands 88-80. Whisky Is quiet, with small sales at 82 -41 2 -42. for Pennsylvania, and 82-482-44 for Ohio, Another Republican Congressman frem 1 New Jersey. A rumor prevails that, owing to gross, frauds detected at the recent election in the Second Congressional District of New Jerney tJovernorWard has given the certificate to Hool W. A. Newell, the Republican candidate.