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JDITORUL OPINIONS OF THB LEADING JOURNALS UPON CURRENT TOPICS. COMhucd vi!RT pay ob evknihg tklrokaph. Southern Fooli. from the Tribune. YV nrcsuiiie the South hat no larger jro- portion of donkeys than otlier sections; bill fliey seem to bo endowed with a dccidcdl) but louder bray.' And it is a general misfortune that this bray is echoed and re-echoed all over the country. Some two week ago, a number of onr mot respectable citizens generally, wo lxdieve, nuchas are deemed "conservatives," but in the avorage little addicted to politics called a public meeting to consider and act on the sub ject of Southern distress. (We believe the movement was prompted, if not originated, by certain of our city's noblest women, who could not imagine that there was aught political or partisan in an effort to feed the famishing.) This meeting Henry Ward Beecherand Horace Greeley were invited to address, and did so. Thereupon, absurd paragraphs appeared in certain Southern journals, inveighing against the presumption or bad taste of the above named in getting up meetings to relieve South ern distress which they nevor thought of doing. They simply obeyed a call whioh no iivili.ed human being could have decently declined. Either of them may have spoken well or ill, and be liable to criticism or rebuke accordingly: but their speaking at all ia wholly tlie affair of others. Mr. George I'eabody recently saw fit to make a large gift in aid of education at the South; ' placing the money in trust with certain emi nent and estimable citizens, North and South. His was a noble act one of many tliat have Berved to make every American proud to own him as a fellow-countryman. We are sure that seven eighths of the Southern people honor and bless him therefor. Hut these are silently grateful; while the few malignant donkeys lift np their heels against him after the fashion of their kind, accompanied by brayings which disgust but, unhappily, do not deafen. It seems that a majority of the trusteos desig nated by Mr. Pealiody live north of the Poto mac whereat the donkeys vociferate as though Rotort C. Winthrop, George Uiggs, etc., were hair-brained "fanatics," intent on subverting "Southern institutions." Of course there is no answering such don keyisms, unless with a cudgel. And so of the simulated fear that "niggers" will absorb the lion's share of the great banker's bounty. Mr. Peabody was never a politician probably never voted and is the furthest possible from boing any sort of a radical. He coxild not, of course, stipulate that the most igno rant and least favored moiety of the Southern youth should receive no benefit from his munificent gift; but if the blacks shall ever get a dime out of each dollar of it, they will be decidedly lucky. There is a bitter, venemous, hateful clique at the South, who clutch at every opportunity to parade their chagrin anil -wrathful grief in view of the downfall of the Rebellion. - Thi clique makes noise out of all proportion to its numbers and real importance. Let a wise and firm policy prevail at Washington, and it will speedily sink into its proper insig nificance. Southern Reconstruction and Restora tion A. Decisive Settlement. From the Heraia. "Land hoi" waking up from an ugly dream, "land ho !" shouts Greeley. "A gleam of daylight 1" in a feeble voice responds Ray mond, over the new Senate bill for the recon struction and restoration of the Rebel States; and when such doubting Thomases are satis fied, we must be near the island of San Salva dor. In truth, this Senate bill gives us a sim ple, complete, comprehensive, and decisive settlement of this whole Southern difficulty, Starting with the collapse of Jeff. Davis at Ap pomattox Court House, and covering the wholo ground to the readmission of the re generated Rebel States into full communion in Congress. In the first place, all the Southern legislative experiments of President Johnson, from the beginning, are swept aside, experiments which, as experience has proved, have been the only obstructions in the way. In the next place Congress; assuming its full authority, pro poses the temporary re-establishment of mar tial law over the ten outside Rebel States, thus placing them back at the point of the Presi dent's unauthorized departure. Next, on a basis of universal male suffrage, "excepting such persons, guilty of reliellion or other crimes, as may be disfranchised," the bill pro vides for the reorganization of said States; and next, on the basis of the great Constitutional amendment, when it shall have leen pro claimed part of the supreme law of the land, these States are to 1m restored to Congress. "Death and destruction," cry the intractable Copperheads; life andsalvatioii to the South, say we, are embodied in the measure. "Negro domi nation," exclaims Senator Saulsbury. But why should he Ite alarmed, when, by his own testimony, "the negro never lias lieen the superior of the white man, and God Almighty and the valor of our race will prevent him (the Lord be prais.nl) from ever becoming his superior." "You propose to organize hell in the State of Louisiana," says Mr. Doolittle but, Mr. Doolittle, this bill proposes to do much the other way. "This is war," he again exclaims ; but, Mr. Doolittle, you are again mistaken ; for it is peace. Remembering that Southern slavery and all its political safeguards (a mighty mass of broken rubbish) have been consumed in the fires of war, the bill takes the Southern blacks out of the field of Northern politics and places them under the care and control ot the south em whites. It ends the negro agitation in bringing the negro to the political status which he must ultimately Is granted; and in harmonizing the interests of both races south, it wm bring them into a happy accord. Utiier- jvise, in the effort to rebuild upon the laws Ana prejudices or slavery, ot caste and color, the tWP races, though relieved of slavery, must drift to tie woody scenes of St. Domingo from the same incitements of political inequality, If the Southern dominant white race, there fore, will only recognize their present situa tion and act upon these ideas with a will, they may, under tins ultimatum ot Congress, still be restored in season to wield the Southern balance of power, with the aid of their blacks, In tW approaching Presidential election. The i,nii fi will rest with tnem to come in or .tin outside till they have learned their The alternative presented to Mr. Johnson is equally clear. Ho niust cut loose from thti THE DAILY EVENING TELEG11AHI. PHILADELPHIA, WEDNESDAY, malign influences that have 1ml him adray, or walk the plank. His Mephistophelen has Iwwm Mr. Peward, who, with his "good man Fri day," Thurlow Weed, has lcen working his wires mainly to control the New York Custom House.and the other Federal sjoils and plunder here, without much concern for Mr. Johnson. When Mr. Seward, on that deplorable Chicago Siilgrimnge, proclaimed his adhesion to Mr. ohnson, as President or King, a sharp eye would have seen the danger of such blarney and turned the unscrupulous sycophant adrift. Hut Mr. Johnson may still repair all Ids damages in yielding gracefully to Congress. A veto of this bill, or anything like bad faith in executing it, when it shall have been pro claimed a law, will bring hiin beforo the Senate as a high court of impeachment, where, for certain "high crimes and misdemeanors," ho will be tried, convicted, condemned, and re moved, and Chief Justice Chase, as presiding judge, will pronounce his sentence. The case, with the South and with Mr. John son, is foreclosed and admits of no further ap peal. His appeal to the people last fall, though he would not believe their verdict, has settled the question. Ho ought then to have acted upon the tailor's sound maxim that "a stitch in time saves nine." Hut still he may save himself and his administration in doing the work cut out by Congress. The Southern State rights coat of Calhoun is too high in the waist and too short in the tail for the present fashions, and to be "sound on the goose" it is no longer the style to "damn a nigger, any how." This fact is beginning to be under stood by the Northern Democracy. They are almost ready to admit that negro suffrage will not destroy "the Constitution of our fathers." We must say, however, that upon this bill of Congress the Democrats of both Houses have adhered to the folly of the old woman who persisted in sweeping the sea tide out of her door till drowned in her cabin. But with all their follies and obstinate blundering since Beauregard's initial bombardment of Fort Sumter, the Democratic party, like Mr. John son, may still recover a solid position in a new departure. Recognizing the settlement of the Southern problem, they have only to fall in with the prevailing public opinion upon the bank question, the tax question, or the money question in all phases, in order to rally the masses of the people around them, North and South, whites and blacks. With tho settle ment of the Southern question and tho negro question, the money question will rule the day, and upon this great question, as it stands, the party in jwwer is the party of the moneyed aristocracy arrayed against the great body of the people. Here, then, leaving Southern re construction to " manifest destiny" here, upon this money question, is the proper field for the restoration of the Democratic party. After a sixty years' contest the negro has fairly beaten them on every point; but, in " dropping the nigger," and in reviving Old Hickory's fight upon the money question, they may rise again into power. The Emperor Napoleon and the Empire. From the World. The tone of tho Emperor Napoleon's speech to the Corps Legislatif, of which the Atlantic cable on Monday gave lis a general summary, forcibly brings before the mind the most inte resting question both for France and for tho world at large which remains to be answered with regard to the Napoleonic Empire. That question concerns the probable stability of the imperial throne upon the death of its present occupant. Heretofore Napoleon III, in his publio ad dresses and letters, has spoken not only as one having authority, but as one whose autho rity was alike indispatable and unshakable. Both in the manner of his advent to power and in tho extraordinary results of material greatness and f prosperity "which have been secured to France by his administration of her resources, there has been much, it must be admitted, to explain, if not to justify, tho almost Messianic light in which the third Napoleon has seemed habitually to look upon himself and the system he has been founding. It is excusable perhaps in the exiles of Cay enne or of Claremont, in the Republicans who have been kept by the empire at hard labor under the tropics, or in the princes whom the empire has excluded from the Tuil eries, that the should persist in tracing all the marvellous history of the last fifteen years back to a single bloody day of Deceml)er on tho Paris Boulevards. But foreign observ ers, be their political preferences what they may, cannot be expected to accept so crude and superficial an explanation of a system of phenomena so vast and so imposing. No im partial student of French affairs, we presume, now doubts that the overthrow of tho French Assembly in 1851, although it was directly effected by the military power in the hands of the Executive, was substantially ratified by the masses of the French people. It would argue, indeed, but poorly, either for the intelligence of France or for tho fitness of Frenchmen to govern themselves, could it le proved that they considered the hot-headed, impracticable, and despotic hvdra which, under divers forms, called itself an "Assembly" from 1843 to lc-51, to be either a liberal or a practicable Government. Whatever else may be said of the change from tho system of 1848 to the sys tem of lh;2, it cannot truly be alleged that it was lor r ranee a decline troin a greater to a less degree of constitutional liberty. And the strength which Louis Napoleon gradually ac quired alter tho events of December, 18U1, first as Prince President and then as Emperor, must really 1)0 credited, we believe, not only to tho restoration of order and the consequent pro gress of trade and industry under the new monarchy, but also to the serious and predomi nant impression of the ma jority of intelligent Frenchmen that there would be more of liberty as well as of prosperity to bo lost than to bo gained by upsetting him. During a reign now of nearly fifteen years, a reign longer than that of his immortal uncle, and but a little less long than that of Louis Philippe, NajMileon 111 had gradually contrived to create a personal prestige of suc cess for himself as an individual ruler which had come to be a most potent auxiliary in for tifying this impression; an auxiliary so potent, indeed, that there has seemed to be very great danger lest it should supplant what it supported, and eventually reconcile Franca to a direct personal despotism. 'Were this .dan ger to U) realized, it would not be dliticult to forecast tho future of the Napoleonic dynasty. A reign of unchecked and unvaried successes, resulting from and credited to the personal skill and genius of the Emperor, would proba bly be the very worst legacy which could bo bequeathed to the Emperor's son and succes- i0r'i i 81 a tase n nation would prove Itself the most merciless of ,.i-iti.... ami the glory of the father would nrettv surely be made to be the cross of the son. But the successful career of the third Napo leon has run of late into a passage of shoals and eddies. The consolidation first Of Italy, and then of Germany, and the failure of France to effect the establishment of an orderly Government in Mexico, are all of them looked uiKn by a majority of the influential classes in France as positive proofs that the Emperor is fallible, and that the destiny of France cannot safely be reposed in his unassisted hands. So far as we can judge from the synopsis which alone we yet have of the imperial speech of Friday last, Napoleon III has had the courage and good sense to accept tho impression thus made upon Fi ance, and to make it the occasion for throwing the imperial system more widely open to the judgment and tho action of publio opinion He recapitulates the main results of his policy during the past year, slates both what has actually been accomplished and what has failed to be accomplished, and invites France herself to lay hold upon the problems before her, and to co-operate with the Executive in solving or in preparing to solve them. The importance of the "concessions" which Napo leon has just made in this direction can only be fully appreciated when we consider their probable bearing upon the condition of things in Fiance were the Emperor himself to pass away from the scene to-morrow. France in that event would find herself face to face with a gigantic and growing power leyond tho Rhine a power which already threatens her preponderance in Europe, and which, in the event of new intestine and revolutionary troubles in France, would almost certainly overthrow that preponderance finally and for ever. The consolidation of Italy and of Germany has completely changed all the relations be tween the internal condition and the external influence of France, and this in such a way that nothing but tho absolute neoessity of working out a government, at once expressive of the nation's will and equal to wield the nation's strength, is at all likely hereafter to drive France into a violent revolution. The passage-ways into power which Napoleon, by confessing his own mistakes, and by inviting co-operation, has now opened for the political intelligence of France, will lie found, we sus pect, when the appointed time shall come, to have obviated any such absolute and perilous necessity. Dangerous rivals tho Napoleonic dynasty has never had in the traditions or tho affections of France. The Legitimist party has no strength save such as it might derive from the Church, if it were strong enough in itself to make it worth tho Church's while to seek a real alli ance with it. The House of Orleans left an ill-name on the scaffold of Philippe Egalite, and the bourgeois king, Louis Philippe, did not greatly benefit his father's inheritance. His grandson, the Count of Paris, is a stranger to France; and though Frenchmen might, and probably would, turn to that young prince in the emergency of an actual revolution, it is grossly unlikely that anv actual revolution will ever be attempted in his behalf. Tho memory of tho republic is hardly less odious in Franco than that of the Bourbons; and the only leading man now on the stage who would be at all likely, on the demise of tho Emperor, to attempt a republican revolution, the Princo Napoleon, has an evil repute both from his reported caution on the battle-field, and from his well-known recklessness in private and in political life. With all these negative advantages already assured to his successor, the Emperor Napo leon has gradually combined, first, such an external concentration of national problems as must needs make both French statesmen and tho French people wary of unnecessary changes, and, now, such a preliminary expan sion of tho gateways of power as promises to obviate hereafter any necessity for sudden and destructive pressure upon the portals. It cannot bo denied, we think, by any one who, from the Emperor's present standpoint, looks back upon his fifteen years of dominion and forward into the uncertain future, that he lias thus steadily increased rather than diminished the chances in favor of a quiet transmission of his sceptre to tho youthful prince upon whom his policy has for some years past more and more visibly centred. Politics and Business. From the Times. The opponents of tho reconstruction mea sures of Congress are positive in their pro phecies of business disaster as a result of the position to which the South is reduced. The St. Louis Republican, one of the most trust worthy of tho class, expresses itself upon the subject thus: "Let all who are forecasting the chances for business In 1807 take special account of trie politicul elements which may a licet it. Never was caution iu that direction more necessary than now. The measures which are finding luvor with Congress are the poliilcul ruin of the .south, and they luvolie with It the commercial ruin ol that section of the country. These incisures will do more to send down a blight tu tlie fields of the South in 1867 than did in 1SU) a disastrous season almost without a parallel. There can be no prosperity at the South under the withering touch of such legis lation, if these measures pass even If the menace of them Is not speedily withdrawn let no man look to the South expecting to find paying customers there. And if there is no prosperity at the .South, will there be pros perity at the North? What reflecting man does not anticipate the answer to such a question? "The political aepect warrants the expecta tion that we shall have a year or more of com mercial gloom, depression, and disaster. Pru dent men will us all should take warning, and be setting their houses In order. They are now at the mercy of men who, in aiming at the destruction of constitutional government and republican Institutions would laugh at the ruin ot the whole mercantile class as the merest Vagal tile," The effect of the Republican's statement is weakened by its closing remark, which reveals more partisan feeling than harmonizes with a cool business judgment. It must be admitted, nevertheless, that the general purport of the warning is justified by probabilities. Whether the Sherman plan of reconstruction becomes law or not, tho effect of the recent action of the House will be ex tremely prejudicial to Southern trade and industry. We consider the Sherman plan preferable to the rejection of all plans, and infinitely preferable to tlie adoption of the Military Government bill, with no provision for reorganizing State Government. We accept it because in existing circumstances the choice of the country is confined to evils, and Senator Mierman's measure appears to be the least of the evils now before Conirress. Almost f wy fww of reconstruction, provided it operate u.my, wuiiiu be ueuer than the nid'.'liiiHe con tinuance, of tho present condition of affairs. Besides, the terms offered by the Senate bill are neither cruel nor unjust. Unpalatable they must be to the South; but they perpe trate no flagrant wrong, and involve few of the perils that would have attended Mr. Stevens original scheme. Some time will elapse, however, before reconstruction will be consummated, and events render certain mar tial Jaw m the interim. For a considerable period, at least, military authority will be supreme in the South. Now, military authority is not favorable to industry or enterprise, h may insure order, and withal, perhaps, substantial justice. It may be expected to" prevent tho outrages which now occur, and to inspire confidence in the minds of loyal citizens. Bo far it will do good. But it will throw no clear light upon the futuro-of the States. It will not reconcile planters and merchants, who were dragged into the Rebellion, to the prospect of negro supremacy. It will afford them no guarantee against disfranchisement and arbitrary penal ties under the Constitution which delegates elected by universal suffrage, black and white'. are to frame; nor will it protect them from possible contingencies of legislation pending the completion of the reconstruction process. I All these considerations are inimical to cotton planting, sugar making; corn growing, and to commerce generally. They will bo sources of constant uneasiness, of. vague apprehensions, and a want of trust in the immediate future which must cripple every form of industry, and paralvze trade as effectually, if not as sud denly er violently, as ordinary panic. Therefore, we consider caution pre-eminently necessary in every branch of businoss, and especially in branches which are in any man ner dependent upon Southern crops or South ern custom. In the end, we trust, all will bo right. And having failed to obtain the parti cular adjustment we have desired, we are content to avail ourselves of Senator Sher man's method, and to await patiently the ulti mate result it is intended to accomplish. But let no man le deceived, The road lsfore the South is rough, and hard, and long; and while its people are on the road there can bo nothing liko steady, solid prosperity there or anywhere in the country. Speculators may try to force up prices on tho hypothesis that trouble is over and the Union restored. But no sensible importer, or manufacturer, or merchant, or investor will permit himself to 1e cheated into neglect of the need for caution that grows out of the yet unfinished work. Focds may rush iato deep water, and the world will not' miss them if they happen to bo drowned. Prudent business men will prefer to remain on dry, solid ground, and to regu late their transactions with a distinct and con tinual reference to the condition of the South ern States. If manufacturers, their production may be less; if merchants, their sales may be smaller than would bo desirable in different circumstances. They will have the satisfaction of know ing, however, that their position is comparatively safe, and that their course is calculated to divest tho period of depression of its most formidable dangers. Barnum up for Congress In Connecticut. From the Herald. When the Democarts-of New York nominated John Morrissey for Congress in this city it was regarded as a very lold act, and it was gene rally conceded that the party had exhibited a greater amount of courage than the world had given them credit for. Tho radicals of Bridge port, Conn., have, however, far outrivallod the New York Democracy in boldness and hardihood by putting forward Barnum as their Congressional candidate. Well, courage and pluck are qualities that always excite a cer tain amount of sympathy, and it was on this account that we really felt disposed to favor Morrissey, although it is unquestionably true that he was of material assistance to us in in suring Hoffmann's defeat.' As regards Bar num, wo feel disposed to do as much for him as we did for Morrissey. Ho will meet with a very powerful opposition on account of his antecedents and associations. He has a hard contest before him, and will naturally enlist the sympathies of those who are inclined to help "the tinder dog in the tight. Barnum has no doubt calculated upon the support of the Herald when seeking the nomi nation for Congress. Many years ago, when one of our present well-known hotel-keepers was exhibiting a fat ox in a corner of an open lot in this city subsequently called Niblo's Garden; Karnum set up a rival show in tho opposite corner, with an old negro woman named Joyce Heth, and astonished the publio by announcing that she was the veritable nurse of Georce Washington, aged ono hundred and lift v vears. He paid a visit to the Herald office, and, producing a pile of documents, gravely offered to prove to our satisfaction that the negress was really what be represented her to be; but we shook our head, and told him very plainly that our incredulity was not to be overcome by any array of documentary evidence. At this the showman was evidently non plussed; but putting the lest face he could on the matter, he changed his tactics and said, "Well, my dear sir, the fact is this old negro woman is all the capital I have in the world, and will you not give a young fellow a chance to make a start in life ?" Our reply was, "Oh, if you put it on that ground, it is another matter,-' and we gave him the chance he solicited. The present position of Barnum as regards his Congressional venture is precisely similar to that which he occupied in his Joyce Heth speculation. He wants a Start in political life on much the same capital as he possessed when he sought to make a start in active life. He is just as complete a humbug in politics as he was as a showman. In this respect, how ever, he will le a fit and proper representative lor Bridgeport, Connecticut. In fact, he will appropriately represent the whole State of Connecticut in Congress, and will be an equal match for John Morrissey in any political trickery that may lie going on at Washington. Both will be fitting representatives of this original and progressive age. They will be in perfect harmony. Their politics will enable them to pair off on occasions when they desire to absent themselves- from the House, and whenever the brandy-and-water is passed around by some of the Congressional bar keeper Barnum will take tlie water and leave the liquor for Morrissey. By all means let Barnum be elected. It will be the last and biggest humbug of his life, and will appropri ately crown tlie edifice of humbug which he has been for so many years engaged in building-up. 'o , ,'fti Ai J Pnld by all driu-eiMs at II per bottle. rKlNtWI' I1I'T, KKOMKIV8. No. tuKUtXlSUTbtreet. I'Uiiadeliihia, fa, FEBRUARY 20, 1867. WATCHES. JEWELKV, ETC. J EWELERS. S.E. Corner TENTH and CHE3NUT. Great Reduction in Prices- DIAMONDS, WATCHES, JKWKXIIV, 8ILVKR-WARK, BRONZES. C&SH PRINCIPLE. Watcha. and Jewelry Carefully Repaired. rarticnlir attention paid tt manufactorlng ell articles In our line. N. RULON. Pavlnir tnpaged with KITCHEN Co., will be nmch p!feo loaceliiihlendaaodcuatomeni. Slim W1S LADOMUS & CO. 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BIRD'. IR, imroKTir.il or ladiks' drksh Ihu CI.OAK lKIMlllNGg. Alo. en elegant etook ol Imported Papn PeUerna for I.aclif' and Chlldrei'a Itirna. Peiiman Irf and Clonk Making In ell IU varieties. l.adlM fnmlablD their rl'h and coaUr emtcrlala mar ralr on being artistically fitted, anl llielr work tmiahtd In tbe mmt prompt and H clent Dinnner, at tlie lowrat possible prices, at twenty four hours' notice. Cutting end banting. Patterns la ots. or bj tbe single tece, lr merchants end dree, makers, now ready. 8W6os MRS. R. DILLON, Nos. 323 and 331 SOUTH Street. Ilea handsome assortment of MILLISEItT. Also, Bilk Vel rets. Crapes, Eibbon'.reaUiers, Flower Frames, etc. Ladles who make their own Bonnets sop. plied with the materials. 7 18k HOUSE AND SIGN PAINTING. THOMAS A. PAHY, IIOIME AND fIN PAINTER, (Late Fahy A Bro.), No. 31 North THIRD Street. City and country trade solicited. Satisfaction guar antecd on all work. u "m EDWARD DUNN, (Late of the Firm of FAI1Y A BRO.) IIOVNE AND AIUN PAINTER. Glaring, Draining, Gliding elo.1 No. 53 SOUTH FOURTH STREET, Philadelphia. GOVERNMENT SALES. TARGE BALE OF ARMY CLOTHING Depot Qua rtekm aster's Office. Bai.timohk Ma., February 6, 1IW7. f Will be sold at I'ublio Auction, In tlie city of Haltlmore (at Government Btoroliousa. No. 120 S. EUTAw Htreet), on WEDNESDAY. 11 M., February 27. 1W.7, a lot of ARMY CLOTHING, roijRiHttng of 8478 NEW YORK JACKETS, of Irregular pattern, and otherwise unstated for Issue to troops. l:y reason ef Its long retention la store, the material ia in some instances more or leaa Unmnged. Hale will take place In lots to suit puroliasen. Terms Cash in Government funds, on day of sale. Three days allowed to remove purchase. By order of the 0.uartennaHter-GeneraL A. 8. KIMBALL, Captain and Assistant Quartermaster, U. S. A., Depot Quartermaster. ADREON, THOMAS A CO., No. liS. CHARLES Street. 2 7 17t Auctioneers. ftl PORT ANT SALE OP GOVERNMENT J. Y1-SHE.U Depot Quartermaster's Office, Baltimore. Md.. January 30. 1807. Will be aold at Publio Auction, at the oort oi Baltimore (Henderson's Wharf, East Haiti, more), ou THURSDAY, 12 M., February 28, 1867, the (SUPERB SIDE-WVEEL RTEAMEU COSMOPOLITAN, of 779 tons; length, 225 feet; Dreadth of beam, 31 feet; depth of hold, 13 feet; cylinder, 50 inches and 11 feet stroke. A rare opportunity is afforded. In the sale of this steamer, to persons desiring to purchase m really first-class vessel. Biie is of light draught, the engine and boiler are In most excellent condition, and the hull perfectly sound and strong. It Is believed that, for size and build, the COS MOPOLITAN surpasses any vessel hitherto offered by Government for sale at this port. . Terms Cash, in Government funds, on day of sale. further particulars may be learned on appli cation to the undersigned, or to the Auction eers, Messrs. ADKEON, THOMAS 4 CO., No. 13 South CHARLES Street. By order ol the Quartermaster-General, A. 8. KIMBALL, Captain and A. Q. M., U. B. A 2 2 127 Depot Quartermaster, GOVERNMENT SALE AT CHARLESTON, B. C. The following ORDNANCE PROPERTY will be sold at Public Auction, at the United States Arsenal, Charleston, 8. C, on MONDAY, Maroh 4, 1K07, commencing at 10 A. M.: About 200 net tons (cannon) Cast Iron. About 750 net tons Shot, Mhell, etc. (about one half have valuable soft motal attached). About 100 tons Londed Shell. About 15 tons Scrap Wrought Iron. About 4V$ tons Scrap Brass, Copper, eto, 637 -wooden Artillery Carriages, ironed. lf,0 wooden Chassis, ironed. About 750 Cavalry Saddles, 750 Bridles. 850t Cartridge Boxes, and a quantity of other leather work. 1 largo Hand Fire Engine, built by Agnew Philadelphia. About 1300 barrels Unserviceable Powder. Also, a large quantity of other property, cor slstiijg principally ol Musket Appendages, Rag Rope, Implements, Miscellaneous Tools, eW, etc. Terms Cash on tilt day of the sale, In United States Currency. Ample time allowed for the removal of the property, at the expiration of which thai uol removed will revert to the Government. By authority of Chief of Ordnance. . F. H. PARKER. Captain Ord., and Brevet Major-U. S. A., 2 7 9 13 16 20 Conim'g Charleston Arsenal. DYEING, SCOURING, ETC. FliEMl ST A SI SCOURIM ESTABLISHMENT, Ho. 510 EACE Street. We beir leave to dn.w our particular attention to ooi new French Htesm Kcourlng Establishment, thenrstand only one ol its kind lu this uttj . Ws do not dje, bat b a cben.lcal procus restore Ladies', Gentlemen's, anl Children's Garments to their ordinal states, vitboat iDjariuii them ia tbe least, while great experience and tlie best machinery troui Prance enable us to wsrTaiit periect satiaiaction 10 all who may lavor us with their p trotiaK. LAIlr 8' DBE8t.ES, of every desonpUoa, wither without Trimmings, are cleaned and nuUhsd without being taken apart, whether tbe color be genuine or not " Opera Cloaks and Mantillas, Curtains, Table Coven. Carpets. Velvet. Klbbous, Kid Gloves, etc., cleaned and reonlhhed In the best manner. Uentleinen'e Hummer and Winter Clothing cleaned to perlecttuo without ln Jurr to tliestufl. Also lags and banners. All kinds of stains r moved without Cleaning the whole. Ail orders are executed under our immediate supervision, and satlsiaction guaranteed in every instance. A ealltaj examination of our urocess Is respectiully soholted.i ALDEU1LL & MAUI, 1 10 mwi' Vo. 110 BACK Street PB IVY WELLS-OWNERS OF PR0PE8TY The only plaoe to fretfrivr Wall cleaned and nfceted at very low price. A. TXTHOX siaiivfaftnreiof Foutmii1 I . eOU8MITt.d IsAX!,, t KKABl Biro f( .Sixth StVV J