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The evening telegraph. [volume] (Philadelphia [Pa.]) 1864-1918, December 05, 1867, FOURTH EDITION, Image 5

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Itrl Made CWMfiff in I'hltaiUlphia,
Jlrtt Mailt (VnMng in Pntlaitnl)hta,
Jtitt. Had, (Xnthing in l'nDwlrlphin,
Hcl Made Vtvthltte n I'hiladUphUt.
At 7Vhw Tfilf.
At Jhur J lull.
At tiurr Hall.
Onr stork In mannfActnred wllb epi-ui care f.ir
ttila season s sales. We fy rom)tftltln in rrtent and
variety of monrtmrtxl. and in mile, fit, ami m ike of
ffxxlt. Jtlcrt alwayt guarantied iniver than Inn
knint rltnvhrre, ami full naHtfartiim gwiraittrr.1
evny pur cliater, or tlui talet ctmctfltd and vvjivy re-
half vwy brtvfm " Bsnniett A Co.,
fifth and V Towkk Hat.i,.
tola itreett.) No. Bin Markkt htbfct,
ani Ha 600 Broadway, N jcw Yohk.
WlNTm ftnorriNn. It has been many years since
the Initial winter month haa been tuliorel In at as
Zerols a temperature as characterized the opening of
the pieent month. 1'erstns who delayed making
their necewary winter purchases were caught unpre
pared, and the result Iihs been no disadvantage to
ClothluK men and lurrlera. In the Utter department,
the leading house In this city Messrt. A. K. A Y. K.
Womrsth's, Mo. 417 A rch street has presented an tin
nsuill animated scene lor several day. Tbelr large
tore Is dally resorted to ii" hundreds of our ladles of
Wealth and fashion for the magnificent Furs which
thli boune always displays In suuh profusion aud ele
janci as no other aliempts. And yet It Is due to the
proprietor to say that, lu all the medium and minor
grade of I- urs tbelr stock In not surpassed, If It Is
equalled, by any other lu the country. Indeed, It Is
no egK'iatlon to lay that the stock now offered by
the Mtm-ra. Womrsth presents Inducements to pur
chasers In all grades and classes of Furs that are not
founi lu any other, lor the simple reason that they
atetu" liadii g Importers of and dealers In these arti
cles In the Untied Btates, aud hare determined, lu
View ol their proposed removal to their new store, tu
sell ll:eir goods at unprecedented low prices. They
aie Felling tela of furs from five dollars to one thou,
and dollars, having sold several ae's at the latter
price within the prtsent week. It will Dot sun rise us
if tbey dispose of a million dollars' worth of furs be
tween now aud (he 1st of January, 1868. Tnelr assort
ment sun asses any Fur display that has ever been
made In Philadelphia, and embraces in profuse vari
ety mull's, tippets, collars, etc., InRusMau gable, Uud"
on Buy Sable, Mink Sable, Royal Ermine. Chin
chllla, Fitub, elo . of al! the latest styles and superior
finish. Tbelr new Simla muff Is a special favorite
with ladlts In mourning, so much so as to have ren
dered necessary several additional Importations.
Tbelr assortment of carriage andslelgh-robes and foot
mulls Is also very complete, and Invites the prefer
ence of all who are choice In tbelr taste In the selec
tion of these articles. To give some Idea of the ex
tent of their stock In these articles, we may state that
they offer robes In every grade, from a cat's skin to a
Tsw: Secretary of the Treasury's Report reveals a
very Snilf factory itate or the national finances, and,
says the Secretary, "This Is now a fitting opportunity
to further provide for Its Improvement." Speaking
jOf 'fitting opportunities," they are as abundant as
filling customer at this sen son of the year, at the large
Beady-Made Clothing House of Charles Stokes A Co.,
under the Continental.
the Riverside Institute are ponrlng lu from all sec
tions. The Institution will be open on the first of the
.new year, and the Trustees will sdmlt Just such num
ber as the funds subscribed at tbat time will permit,
Subscriptions will be received at Ko. 921 Cbeanut
ireet until the day fixed for the grand distribution of
1300,010 worth of presents.
Okiat iNDrcKMKNTs are held ont to the pur
chasers ot Wbet-ler A Wilson's Highest Premium
Lock-stitch Hewing Mactitues. The attach mem of
the Hrueo Manufacturing Company's new clotti plate
to them forms the greatest combination yet achieved
by rny Inventive genius. This makes three ill linct
and different stitches: the lock stitch, alike on both
sioes of the fabric; the elastic double-loop stitch, using
the thread directly irom two spool", :wlmout rewind
ins; on the bobbin, and the three-thread ornameutsl
sutch, which Is adapted to the execution of the most
exquisite embroidery, Messrs. I'eterron fc Little are
turulHliing those now p eichaslng the Wheeler A Wil
son with one ot the Uruen Manufacturing Company's
new cloth plates without any additional cost, and
It can be applied to most of tbelr old machines.
Price I0. The Wheeler A Wilson Is the cheapest
machine In the market. Call and examine it tat
5Ao. 7u4 Chesuut street before making your pur
chases, Cat a it ft H. For Chronic Catarrh of long standing,
Acute. I'marrh. or cold In the Head. Ireauenl dlt-
r-..n. 1 1. a 'Nrwa Knic7.lnir. AnuLA '.linrvr.il.
nothing equals Humphrey's ttpeclnc Ko. 19. This
class o 1 diseases, as la well known. Is of very frequent,
day, almost universal prevaleuce, and the chronic
forms are especially obstinate. Ordinary remedies
are of very little service In etlecling a cure, nor Is the
boasted Inhalation any better.
Johnston, Hollo way A (Jowden, No. 23 North Birth
street, Jjyott A Co., No. 2x2 North Second Btrnet,
wholesale ageuls. Sold also by George O. Evans.
ISlxth and Poplar streets: Ambrose Hmlth, Broad
andCteenul streets: Hortter Twentieth and Green
streets: John Uley, Franktord road: Roche, Fifteenth
and south etreels; Callenaer. Third and Walnut
streets; Hickman, No. Hart South Second street; Mar
shall, Thirteenth and Market streets; Blythe, No. 8120
Market hi reel. Sold in Uersiantown by W. 1L Jones,
Ventral Depot, No. 637 Arc street.
At. l Nkrvr Complaints tend to affect the mind
as well aa the body, therelore we should be cautious
not to allow tbem to remain In the system; but on the
.first appearaDoe of Neuralgia, Nerve-acbe, or any
painful nervous afl'ectloii, an occasional dose ot Dr.
Turner's '11c Douloureux or Universal Neuralgia Pill
should 1 e taken, which will give fresh toue and vigor
to the nerve fluid and dispel any of these maladies.
Apothecaries have this nud'dne. -
A Hoiikkitold Word. The beat, the only reliable,
it, xhunnpxt. Trr It. Mrs. S. A. Allen's Improved
new etjle) Hair Restorer or Dresslug (in one bottle).
My wile and children prefer It. Kvery Druggist soils
it. Price One Dollar
Groves A baker's Highest Premium Sew
hag Maolilnea, No. 730 Chesuut utreeU .
jsv Menno and Wool Underwear.
Itf Merino and Wool Underwear.
j" Merino and Wool Underwear.
MoIktibx & IiBOTU-a,No. luw Chbsmut street.
t'RAIQ HAAS, On the evening, Ot the 1st Instant,
byKev.A.H. Lung, WI.l lAM ti. C K A I (i la VIO
LETT 111AH, all f theTweuty-secoud Ward, Phi
ladelphia.. MONTGOMERY RF.RSR, By the Rev John
Chambers. Mr. ANDKKW MONTGOM EK V. of Bul
ilmiire, to Mle. UAKHIE, daughter of Colonel Charles
Bard ileehs, of this city. ,
CrjNNfNtinAM. On the 8d Instant, after a severe
Ulneaa, WILLIAM CUNMNUU A Al, in the 76th year
of bis age.
The relatives and friends of the ftimlly are respect
Hlly Invited to attend the funeral, from his late real-
ence. No. IU2I Fitzwater street, on Friday morning
at 10 o'clock. To proceed to Mount Monah Cemetery.
EAGER. On the J Instant, Mr. WILLIAM
JSAUEll, In the 83d year of bis age.
The relatives aud mends are rwipect rally Invited to
attend his funeral, from bis late residence. No. 11.4
Prank ford road, above Otter street, on e'rUlay morn
ing at lo o'clock. Interment al Laurel Hill.
IIAI.LOWKLI, Od the 81 Instant, after a short ill
ness. Mr. WILLIAM HALLOW-XL, In the Mth year
" II ut inends and those of the family, also Lodge No.
S, A. Y. M.; and Heueosls Adelphon Lodge. No. 28, 1.
O. of O. V., are respeoi luliy Invited to attend bis fune
ral, Irom his late residence. No. 1049 N. Fruut street,
on runaay anernoon at 1 o ciuca. aw pruoow a tu a-ou-rel
Hill Cemetery.
HOPKINS On the morning of Ttecember I, Mrs.
CATHERINE HOPKINS. In the 81 year of her age.
The funeral will take place frm her late residence.
No. I02U Hergeant street, oil Friday morning. Decem
ber 6, at 10 o'clock. Funeral services at the house.
METCALFE. Suddenly, on the morning of the 1st
Instant, Rev. JOSEPH. METUALFE, In the 68th yeur
of Ms age.
The relatives and friends of the family, also Hand-In-Hand
Lodge, No. 63, and Morning Star Encamp
ment, No. 8, of the I. O. of O. F.; and the members of
me union i.ehiie or the 1 wenly thira ward, are re
spfCi fully Invited to attend the funoral, from his late
residenoe, Adams street, Frank ford, on Friday after
noon, the ih Instant, at 1 o'clock. Interment at Bible
Christian Church, N. Third street, above Utrard ave
nue, Philadelphia,, of which be was the Pastor.
M V KRH. On the 4th Instant, PAULINA MYERS,
ronsort of the late baiuuel Myers, lu the 7th yea of
ber age.
The relatives and fiends of the family are Invited
to attend her funeral, from the residence ut ber son-in-law.
Thomas E. LongHhore, No. ln; a rch street, ou
beveuth-day. the 7th lusutnt, at 1 1 o'clock. '
RANDOLPH. -At Rtverdale, Now York, on
"Wt dneedaylmornlng, the 4th Instant. H KLFN IJTH
ROP RA IS IXiLPH, daughter of Kdinund D. aud
Helen K. L. Randolph. In the Bth year ot her agu.
Funeral servicer! el St. Mark'sChurrh. Piillad-lphla,'
On Saturday, the 7th Instant, ali o'olouk p. m. In.
termenl at Laurel lllll. j
alKM C fi:i Irom 1 to tncbea. al Mou
Fren,.u hieta iiyelng and hmrlng, Kg, in b.
hi'-'tH UtrevtaudUo. 7ttRACJl.bUeoU , HVtbp
Brrvitiks. TLis tnorniug our oillzena awoke
to ilnd that the hiiuw kliK had really coin
mriited lo pave the way wilii "iHalhery flnke '
for Lis more (IchioiinI rutive lnooiuiug. The eky
Wmh of a deep leailcn hue, alinowt uutiroken ex
cept where tlir auu trud 10 purl the wintry
veil, mctt edltig nuiy lu IriiigiuK the edgua of
thecloiKlN wiiii a Ix hu'IiiiI blivery rIoh. All
the IrioriilOK the snow II.iKch, oomparatlvely
few lu nutribor and aniail lu elze, Were 11 aMui(
tbrtiugli Hie air At it inecllug of the Execu
tive t omiiililee of the "Hoya lo Ulue," held on,
Ttndny Hitfinoon, at the Hoard of Trade
rooiiiM. liiHirticii .iis were given to the Preil.
cient, Jokhua T. Owen, lo Uaue a oall for a oou
veiitlon, lo he held al the Horticultural Hall on
the Nth proximo, lo codmIhi of ten dtdeale
from t'ai'b Ji'Klmnli ve dlalrlct, to make a
l.oiu 1 nation ou behali' of Hie organization
lor I'retddeut of Ilie United Slates. The
Com mil lee on ibe Uirard Kstale met last
Mul l to couslder Ilie aprroprlallon 10 the
Hoard of IjIi rotors of (J ti ara College fur the year
1MIK, The appropriation ait aakod whs agreed
to, o Uncling 8'2lN0 coming oQ the items fool ami
flour. Moung Hlntw Loo, a native of iiurinati,
cnine to tula country aud to this Htate to re
ceive a theological, cIhs-IchI, and medical e iu
cmI Ion, and Iih viijk cottinleled his otiJ-ct, he in
about to return. Farewell services will be held
with lliia view, at the Tabernacle B-tpltHt
Church, Cbr-Kiiut alreel, weal ol Kigliteeuth, to-
Mght. That Important part of our city, the
firemen, in in a high elate of excitement and
ludlvitiual and corporate ebullilou over what
CotiUcllH will do with ttie paid fire department
oidii'Hiioe, couccrnintf wtilch, sa we aunniinoHd
eaieroay, Hie Joint committee will report fa-
voinbl.i . I.fiht tilgbi, Wllllum J. Mllohell was
adinlited to the Hoi-pllal HU a severe wound
In one of IiIh aliouldera. Inflicted wltli n kntlo
In I ne liniid of a lad nnnied William Kulgbt,
Vt'hleroay there waa flue abating at oue
of our city purlin at Twenly-faurtu and c!j
lunjbla avenue due to 1 1 h exposed situation.
I here was quite alarge turnout of skater, who
t-fjoved Huh fn l wlntei's treat largely, aud did
II Mich lull Juallce that many weut home lame
and sore from the tips of their toes to the top
of their bends. Itev. George Vandeura, the
kiict'tB-ful 1'nstor of the Tabor Presoylerlaa
Church, In the out h wenteru part of the city,
has received and accepted a cnll to the city of
Troy, .New York. completed. Tne work
that waa ct'Ualdered ueceasarr to strengthen
the iMbulrlpHl llcapitul aud render It sale baa
been com pleled, aud the building Is not an li
able lor occupuncy. An ezainluatlun of It wa
made by the lluildlug luapeclors Bad fur
the i-katicg paik and the egaters. The Hoard
ot Health have given orders that the water
shall be let out or the pond at Klghlh street and
Columbia avenue, UHed asankatiug park, In con
sequence of the filling of cellars lu that neigh
borhood with water, it Is euld, from tue pond.
Mr. T. West Hlake, the present efficient
Secretary of the Fire Department, will be re
ti.luett by the newly elected Chief Engineer,
The Gerinnn lugraln carpet weavers of this city
are on a strike. Tbey refuse to submit lo a re
dact ion of four cents oh the yard. J ury trials
will commence In the Nisi Frlus on Monday
next. Justice Hharawood presiding. The Fire
Association is willing 10 contract with the city
lor the extinguishment of fires.
A Sbeiocs Fight Bbtwekx Sailors. Last
night abeul 12 o'clock, a man came ruuDlngln
breathless baste into the becoud JJlslrlcl Sla
Hon, and slated that a sailor lay ou the walk
at Mtcond and Hhippen streets, frightfully
stal bed. OUlcers immediately started out with
a stretcher, end rindlug the man as stated, car
ried linn to the Hosplial. He gave bis name as
Chatles W inters, kteper ol a sailors' boarding
houte at Front and 8pruce streets. His face was
lernbiy laceraiea, ine eyes almost cut out, and
along gash extended along the leftside of the
neck, Just eacaplrg the Jugular vein. The ap
pearance of the man was frigti if al: his face was
coveted with blood, which kept flowing out of
his many wounds; his hair was matted with
clotted blood, and his clothes were saturated.
He tald Uiat another sailor had stabbed him;
and giving the locality where the would-be
rnuidtrer would probably be found, Ollloors
Leavltt and Conroy, of the Seooud District,
Marled lor it. They arrested a man who gave
his name as McCarty. but who is known as
Wliliam Bropby, a sailor.
He was taken to the (Station, and gave the
following details of t heafl'ray: He, in company
With W'liiteisaud two other "Jolly tars," bad
drai'k together lu a saloon in Hhippen street,
beiow Fourth; they went out together, Brophy
and Winters side by side, down Blilppen street.
They hud not gone far, when Brophy alleges
H at Winters drew out a billy, or something
similar, intending to uaeitnpou him. "If thal'a
your game," cried ltiopliy, "come on," and he
drew out a large Hheatu-knlfe, which all aallors
carry, 1 be fight commenced, and fiercely raged
telw een the two sailors, murderous blows being
given and returned, until Winters, faint from
the lots of blood, sunk down upon the pave-
roeut, wnue Ufopuy, Deneviug mm aeau, neu
from the spot.
The officers, thinking that Brooby's story of
Winter's using a billy or other deadly weapon
w as (.Imply fabricated for the purpose of shield
ing himself from the full justice which suoh a
murderous assault would email, went back to
the place where the wounded man was fouud,
to look for the weapon. Not finding it, they
went up to the Hospital, and, Kearohlng his
fiocbets, drew forth a heavy siung-sbot; the
eaden ball weighed more than a pound, was
studded with nails, and was attached lo a thick
Hoe. One blow from this deadly weapon upon
the head would be sufficient to crack tu, eskttll.
Biophy was committed by Alderman Titter
xnary to await the result of Winters' injuries.
Thb Democracy. A large meeting of the
Pemocrallo German citizens of the Fifteenth
Waid was held at the headquarters of the
Democratic Club, No. 2104 (Joules street, Mr.
John Bauer aciing as President, and Mr. Jacob
bohniidt as fetcreiary. Mr. Louis Gross ottered
the following resolutions, which were unani
mously adopted:
Resolvrd, That the name of this club shall be here
after "Heymour Clnb, No L"
Jirtnlwd. That we reoommend most hnartllv Gene
ral V Utar, of Gerniaiitowu, for the ollice of Mayor of
me any 01 miiaueinnia, necause we see in Dim an up
rlfcbt clli.eo and vallai 1 df lender ol the Union, aud
because whb such a standard-bearer the Democratic
pariv Is sure 01 success.
JUtDitif't, That we endorse William S, Price lor Dis
trict Attorney, becaane bn stands untarnished before
the)c uiniunliy, and would dkcharge his duties with
abilltv. taiilifuiuess.and speed.
llnolwd. That we hail in the Hon. Horatio Seymour,
of New Yoik, a great and wise statesman, a supporter
of the Colon, and an advocate ot true Democratic
P'inciiiiee, and ihereiure propose him lor the next
Several speakers addressed the 'meeting in
favor of theae nominations, and the assembly
fctpaiated with cheers lor their nominees.
New Publications. We have been favored
with a budget of the latest English newspapers
and periodicals from A. Winch, No. 505 Uhesnut
street, including VasiflVt New Magazine, Once-a-
W'etk, A U the year JlounU, Reynold' Altacel
lemy, thambera' Juurral, etc.
Tne various members of Mr. Johnson'
Cabinet, Hon. Charles R. Buckalew, Hon.
Blmon Csuieron, Hon. William D. Kelley,
Hon. Hani u el J. Haudull, aud others, have our
thanks lor public documents.
We have received the December number of
the ylmeri'ran Juurnal of Horticulture, published
in boston by J. E. 'I llton & Co. This Is now ao
knowleclgru lo be Hie most elegant and ably
edited magazine of the kind in the world. It is
prniufcely illustrated.
The masters of tue steamers of the Southern
Kleatneblp Lines have favored us with tiles of
late Havana, New Orleans, and Havannah
pa pel s, for which onr thanks are tendered.
Tub Ukion Leaqcb holds its annual meeting
on i onday evening next, December Uth. when
otllcuis for the ensuing year will be elected.
There appears to be no opposition to the re
election of J. Glllingham Fell, Esq., the present
Pithldi ut. Msr. William Hellers and Adolph
K. Borie, two of the old Vice-Presidents, are
also on the opposition ticket, the two new
names being Messrs. Daniel Bmlth, Jr., and
Hrraee Kinney, Jr. There Is no opposition to
a number ol the old directors. Including George
II. iioker, .Esq., the present Hecretary.
A Lcdichocs Affaib. Major William A.
Delatev, one of the candidates for Chief Kngl
ueer of Hie Fire Department, was serenaded
last evening by a baud of musicraus, who
I lajed "Hail to the Chief," much to the Mafor'a
discomfiture. He informed his visitors that be
hud not been elected; but they insisted that he
should have been, and, as they had been en
gaged to serenade htm in advance, they were
not going to miss the mirth and music
Bkcotkhbd. We are pleaded to learn, from
letters )atly received from Europe, that our
feilow-lowusntau, U. B, Browne, Eq., expects
to return next mouth, having re-established
his health by his foreign tour.
i It i,v. W. J. Paxson will preach in the
, JJaaareth Church, Thirteenth atreet, below
Muc, to-bight. l'ublioluTHed. . , ,
Wii.ii SiRAfi. Clinney Coopar, a negro
thief and au obstinate one, too was arrete I
on the l.'llh Inst, for stealing, and coin in lite J
for tital. He escaped lu aome mysterious wtv
and was only again seeu lant night abmil 9
o'clock. Mra, i.ivingaion, living lu the tall'ir
store Mo. 640 8outh street , went ihvn into tne
cellar to set some ooal. ily (he llickeriug light
of a candle she commenced to fill the scuttle,
when who should alnrt up like a black demon
from a blacker pit from this coal pile Htan
this nelf-same Inveterate stealer Ulnunoey
Cooper. Just as any one else would, under like
circumstances, Mrs. IilvinKston aoremned nt
this black vision, and cried for the police. O.'Jl
rcr Ormlchael was Jut passing oy, and hearing
tne si 11 am, ran lntJltie house, and down lulu
the cellar, and Into the coal pile, uaiibtmr,
without any ado whatever, this thieving C.mper
by the collnr, and marching him oil to tne
81 at Ion House. Alderman Tlttei mi'.ry om
mined Mm to pris in. Chauncov wn lexu
pat-sing by the house two or three tlmos th it
night, casting furtive glances Into tho windows
and side) alleys, and took the opportunity, Just
as Mr. I.lvlniiKlou had put uo the la-it su.itier,
and clowed the door for Hie night, to slip lu Die
alley, and squeeze himself ttirougii a small
window into the ooal heap, where he was uU
coverid. Lahckst of $150. Yesterday morning a
man t amed Levi 8. Regan was drlvii g d iwn
Columbia avenue; when he gnt to Twentv-thlr l
slrtet, a friend of bis, named Theodore Sill, got
Into his wagon. Hegan pulled out his pocket
book for something or other at T-ilrleeulti
street and Columbia avenue. It couUluol
about $i60. The parlies rode together as far its
Eighth and Cheauut streets, wun Hill got out.
Hborlly alter Hegau took his pocket book oat
and lound the Inside, with all the money it
contained, had been taken out.. Kill was ar
realed by Sergeant i'eterson and acknowledged
t he theft. Ahiermaa Beiller committed hlut
In delault of tlfiOli bull lo answer.
Thibtks Capout. Some weeks ap;o the
Jeweiry store of Mr.Hmlih.a' Kightn aud Maple
streets, wus robbed of a considerable amount of
Jewelry. Clue had been obtained as to who the
robin rs were, but they fcett dark, a
well as silent. Yesterday afternoon three
Hpanlards, named Franols and Edward Mon
tana and Francis De Caepeas, entered thes'ore,
and under pretense of buying, undertook to ro
t he fclore cases. Mr. Bmlth scanned his visitors
well, and calling in an ollloer, pointed them ont
as the robbers of his store, who had hHlped
themselves to about 100 worth of blsflimst
Jewelry. They were arrested, and com Hilled
by Recorder Kneti In default of liKW ball each.
Explosion. About 7 o'clock this morning
an explosion occurred at the galvanizing works
of McCullough Jt Co., at Eleventh and Wash
ington streets. The workmen were engaged In
Ibe trough containing the molten material,
when the article in hand a worm explo led,
scattering the burning metal In all directions.
John Gallagher, living at Twelfth and Ells
worth streets, and Philip Campbell, were
severely burned about the lace and shoulders.
They were taken to the Hospital.
Serious Accidrnt. - About 1 o'clock to-day.
as several men were engaged In taking a orate
of rags, weighing about five hundred pounds,
from a wagon in front of the store of Msrx.
Kteadman, Cartwrlght & Co., No. 214 N. Third
ntieet. it fell upon one of the workmen, named
Robert Foster, striking him on the shoulder
and bendiDg him over backwards, injuring
him very severely. He was removed to bis
home, at Twentieth and Baker streets.
Thb Flotj Storb Robbbbt. We reported
yesterday the robbery, from a flour store at
Tweniy-tblrd and Locust streets, of twenty
five. bugs of flour, eto , and also the arrest of oue
of the parties. Yesterday afternoon the second
participator in that criminal operation was
taken in enstedy at Twenty-fifth and i'ino
streets. Alderman' Mink committed him.
An Intbkkstino Lectcrh will be delivered
on Friday evening next, at the Broadway M.
E. Cburcb, Camden, by Rev. Dr. Mattlson, of
Jersey City, N. J., entitled "The Deoltne of
Romanism." From the reputation of the
speaker, the audlenoe will undoubtedly be
deeply interested in asubjeot of suoh present
moment delivered by him.
may perhaps be preventod by wearing Creepers
tin your boon when the pavements aresleeiy. MevAral
t luds are sold by TBUHAft AflHAW. No. sasfBlgliS
1 blrty-Bve) MARKET Htreet. holow Ninth.
and neat Bova' Frame Sleighs, for sale by
TRTJMAN A fcHAW, No. BiJ6 (JOgbt Thirty-five)
MABKKT Ptreet. below Ninth.
I 1 (without sirups) beautiful Clipper and othur
styles of ekates; Boys' and Ueats' Busies. A nice
assortment Just opened. Parlor bkatex. for tn-duor
exercise. Bkates sharpened up, at TitUiUN
r'HAW'S. No. 8.15 (Klgbt Thirty-live) MARKET
btreet, below Ninth.
StJ lated and easy-titling Dress Hats ( patented 1. in
all ibe Improved fashions of the season.
1?UT Mtreet, next door to the Post Oltice. 11 19 p
No. 25 a NINTH Btreet,
tfrat Store above Chestnut street. 49
No. 631 M AK KKT Htreet,
Where the BIG 110 US K
la In the Door, f 4 II to thtsp
AND DEALERS. Just received from Roches
ter, New York, a superior lot of Sweet Cider; also
some fine Virginia Crab. P. J. JORDAN, No. 2 '20
ft.AK btreet, below Third and Walnut sta. 11 7 jap
FAMILIES, AND OTHERS. The undersigned
bas Just received a fresh supply ot Catawba, Califor
nia, and Champagne Wines. "Tonic" Ale (for In
valids) constantly 00 hand. P. J. JORDAN, No. 22
Pi A It street, below Third and Walnut sta. ,11 7j5p
science and skill have Invented to assist the
bearing In every degree of deafness; also, Respirators;
also, Crandall's Patent Crutches, superior to any
rilhern In kt P. UA mtlRl'D Mn IKTVNTa
btreet, below Cheenub
KJf I VKS, Pearl and Stag Handles, of beautiful
finish. KODOKRS' and WADK k BUlX'HKlt'a
KAZOBH, and the celebrated LiiXJOOLTiUli HAZOR.
bt'iStSfJKH or the fin. st quality.
Kazors, Knives, Scissors, and Table Cutlery Qronnd
and PollHhed at P. MADKiKA'b, No. US TMT8
Street, below Cheennt.
Notwithstanding certain Idle reports to the con
trary, we continue Importing Havana Cigars, aa we
have done for the last forty years.
Tbelr hlwh coat, however, renders it absolutely
needful to Introduceasubslitute that Bhall be EQUAL
IN QUALITY, but which can UK KEl'AIHtD AT
To this eDd we are manufactur'ng Standard Cigars
Of a quality never before attempted In this country,
Including trades mmle entirely of the choicest Vuelta
Abajo leaf, such as is worked only at Havana In the
factories or most renown; and we are worklag it OV
TH Flit SYSTEM, "pure and undetiled."
These Cigars will shortly be on'ered to the public
through the leading rltv dealers.
ltp No.'dw. FKONraaeet.
No. Til cUKtjNlT Street,
Will sell for a season,
His entire stock of
Publishers' Prices.
More than loj VOLLMES of Standard Works in
every department of Literature.
Books bound in Cloth,
" " Half Turkey Morocco.
" " Halt Calf, at the above discounts
from the publishers' prices.
Among the authors are:
Dickens, iiulwer, Tennyson, Bavard Taylor, Saxe,
Burns, Charles Ileade, Klngsley, Currer Bell, Moker,
Scott. Whl'lier, Loogleliow. Byron, Dryden, (Jo per.
Chaucer, Tatso. Poe, Jane Taylor. (I race Aguilar,
Julia Kavauagh, Captain Marry att, Wlnthrop, Camp
bell, Ulrke While. Khskecpeare.
lOoofcETb of New and popular Juveulles, In neat
Shakespeare's Complete Works, elegautly Illus
trated aud bound In turkey Morocco.
Published al IHe-belling for M.
ICoO volumes 01 Kleeunt Juvenile H.Hiks.
The Handy Volume Shakespeare, lu ID small
volumes, large type, the whole bulng put up la a ueat
Published at lo-Helllng'fnr 17, .
Our whole stock of Books, euuiprlalug the largest
and bent selected aasorluieut lu thecouutry.
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Official Troubles Appointment The)
Snotv Storm, ti.ic.
err.ciAL despatch to thb etbnino TnLKORAPH.
Galtimobi, Dec. 5. Ibore ts trouble between
the old rucnioersof tho Appeal Tax Court ami the
new sppoinlees; also between the oil Board of
Visitors to the. Jail and the new ones; aho be
tween tho old constables ami the now ones
Ibe old refusing to give op ihelr t flices, alteglns?
tbey were appointed loyally for two yearj, aud
their time has not expired. All themo difficulties
requre adjudication by niandnmug.
Mr. Samuels, formerly of Philadelphia, is
appointed offloial phonagraphlc reporter of the
Virginia State Cobvcntion.
The enow here is nearly two inches deep.
The Impeachment Iteport.
Washinqtom, Dec. 5. Numerous applications
have bteu made to member ot the Ilousnot
Kepteson'a'ives for copies ol the testltn iny in
the lD.ocachtrent i ase, bjt the demand cannot
Im! net. as no extra copies havH be?n ordored to
be putted, but only a sullicirfat number to
supply each member with one copy only.
Illness of General Stcadman.
Washington, Deo. 6. A report prevailed last
night tbat ticneral hteadmau was stricken with
aDoplxy yesterlay, and was there'ore very ill.
Tb'iB, however, was not tl e cae. lha Ueneral
bad an attack of vertigo, but this morning Is on
the street aud in c'ucerlul spirits.
Marine Disasters.
Boston, Dec. 6. The British barq'ie Reglna,
ftom O'latigow Ijr Bo-ion, "tas wreciod at St.
Mary', Mova Scotia, previouj toi'h inst. Tho
crew were taved. Part ot the cargo was also
saved, but in a aamag-ed condttioti.
The pchoouer t. E. Sawyer, from Gloucester
fcr Chailottetowti, aud schooner Mayflower,
trom Hal'tax lor Boston, have been wrecked.
No 1 articulars.
From Colorado.
Dfnvib, Colorado, Dec. 6. The Ilouse passed
a bill, by 17 niaiority, removinjr the capitsl to
Denver. It will pass the Council to-morrow.
Stqpks In New York To-Day.
New York, liee. 5. Smith, Randolph A Co.,
Bankers, io. 16 Houth Third street, and No.
8 Naseau Btreet, New York, report at 1 o'clock
tbla aflernoon aa follow"-
United HUtea 18K18, U2(tm.
i-lfl)R, IxM, lm'8l(H'.
5-)s, 1M li'5?lU5',f
1)11 1 tea ttAI8 O- tn,
United BUtUB 6-2t,
United Slates 6-M,
United Htate5-20H, new, 18. l"7a10T'i,
utntea B'ateso zus, lmi, ujixh'Ow.
United States 10-41)8, 101;1UI.
Jane and July 7'80a, lOliqilW- The market
shows rattier a belter feeling.
Latest Markets by Telegraph.
Nkw York, Dec. 8. fotton firmer at 18'io. for mid
dlings. Flour firm and ii(id2hc. blglier; hi.OOU oarrels
sold Wale, fM10'7S; Ohio, fa-38fn VI W. Western, piej
112.1; Southern. H MKbl3 8': Calliornia, 12 SOlS-ii.
Wheal firm aud advanced l(a)-io. 2H0U0 bushels sold;
Corn firmer; West rn ll'3l(au a'J. Oata firmer.
Parley dull. Beef dull. P rk flrm: new me-is.tJl oO
(0,21 bin. Lard dull at HVai3o. Wnlsky dull.
ster. Edward Koguraend William Thompson pleaded
guilty to a charge of the larceuy of good vaiat d at
t6u, Irom a store at Mnih aud Cherry aireeis. Ther
one day lingered aud loitered about the store uutil
they found au opportunity, and stole a bale of cassl
mere. Luckily this was tue outy piece of the goods
lu the huu-e, and it was Boon missed. The proprietor
ot the bouse rnude search forlhe prisoners, wimm hd
had repeatedly sewn ahout ihe Btoie. aud soou elTecled
their arrest. Part of the goods weie recovered.
Catherine WI'ou piaued gultiy lo a cbar.e nf the
larceny ot money, ble Btole a purse trom a lady lu
the street al Fir.eeulh aud Maraet aireeis. Tim lady
lmmeulaiely taught her bv ilia wrist, and held her
until ttneml-uiau came up aud aided lu ber arre.it.
Ueortiv 1 Black wus cuarged with burglary. The
alleKail-in ot the I'ommouwea.th was that, on the
ilium ut November 1A. tliH sore No. '4n On pin 11 1
ttreel. belonging to Olivia M. Cox, waa eutered aud
roli'.id ol a large and valuable lot of velven, nanus,
ailkr, and laefs. Tue i.rlBonor took the goods to a
lavt-rn and disposed ol them for a ti llllug sum.
Mrs, Cuz testified tbat ou the nlgbtof November 15
her BUTe waa eelered by a back window, whicb was
opened by t lie burglar o. ring a hole tnrough the
frame, and ren ovmg the inner bolt. A larue lot of
goons ere stolen, i art of theui were restored to her
by lilef Selective Ltiuou.
Wr. Lsmou teBiilled that those gAods were brought
to the oirice by Detective Taggart, and that he gave
tin m to the owner.
Mr.Tagarl tisilfled that he found thegondsata
tavern lu iirown street, knot by Kllzabeth Htuart.
i.li?.ulilh Slunrl taHlilieu that she kwe the tavern
Ju't spoken 01; the goods the Detective found there
were biougbi to her place ou this day two weens ago,
by a ruau called UetTge Black; she thought the pri
soner us the man; she was almost positive ol It.
George VanBuu tei-tilled tbat be kuew the prisoner.
Be saw the good" aud Black at the tavern In Browu
street. Black asked him if be would Bell the good for
blm.and he said be could If they were all ri hi. He
took them, disputed 01 thm, and gave. Black flu.
Upon the crots-exaniluatlon of this witness it was
sbown that be hud oeeu convicted In this Court, aud
bad been out ef prison only about one year.
The prisoner conducted his own (Manse, and called
wiluesnes who testified that on the night the burglary
was alleged lo have beeu rommilled he wu at the
house ot bis lather-lo-law, nurxlng his sick wife, 'aud
did not leave Ibis bouse during that night.
After the remarks of the IHnrlol Attorney upon the
evldeiin.;tue prisoner followed In a leimhy argu
ment, not studied or skilful, but to the point.
Alter Ibe charge 01 the Court the Jury retired, and,
at th) cli se of our report, bad not rendered a verdict,
low, A targe number of assault aud battery oauea
were etio'-ed ol this mornl m.
UMlJiD bTATfcei DltiTKIOT COURT Judge Cad
walader. Tue United btatca vs. Whisky, James
J. Bi Ihert. claimant, lietore repotted. Verdict for
the L'nlied Btates.
The United states vs. Pplrlts, etc.; Wm. MnNallv,
claimant. An intortua Ion or the forfeiture of goods
lor alleged viola ion of the revenue law. The United
Siatisdld not mukeout their case, and a verdict was
rendered lor the claimant.
Philada. Stock: Exchange Sales, Dec. 5
Reported by De Raven A Bro No. 4n H. Third street
irOO U 8 10-I08.cp.....)l
80 sh Lit Kch Il 25
if.' INI Ui)..............ll,
1.00 do. luS
H0oCAAmmt6ti.'H9. 93
mi City . N...'p. vX
irOO llo.O. Citp..C Mb
sh Cbes A W al. 45
10 sb C A Aiu...84wn.l2rt
liiOsh Ocean Oil X
l0sh Cata Pf.....huo. 2 Mi
ltmsh Phil A K...SSH. 2H4
100 . do btfO. 'Mfi
.100 5-20s65ep H' iH
itH City flu, N...c&p tyl4
llionbch N 6s, '8i.... 7IS
CO sh Lit ISch B b&. 2i'4
bush ihVR El
n sh H ar.leton Coal. 47
100 sh IM'ean Oil. ...hi. 8 94
40 sh CheS it Wal 43
Union Pacific Railroad Company,
We aealre to ca ,attntlou to ibe dlflereuoe la the
relative price of the First Mortgage Bonds of Union
Pacific Railroad, and the price of Governments.
We would to-day give these bonds and pay a diffe
rence of
f2o 81 taking In exchange V. B. 6's of 1881.
11(6 38 do. do. 6-2o's of 181)2.
l-27 68 do. do. e-20's of 1861.
IU7-68 do. do. 6-20'sof tStfJ.MaANor.
tm-ns do. do. B-20'i of '6S, Jan. A July
161 83 do. do. ft-20'e of '87, do.
8'ti3 do. do. V enu 10-to's, do.
$169 11 do. do. 7 -to Cy. Juue Issue.
U3'18 do. do. 7-10Cy. July Issue.
(For every thousand dollars.) '
We offer these bonds to the public, with every con
fidence In their security.
Philapklfhia, November 81, 187, 12 S
, aiEr-iiAUDEns,
coal noui
And a general variety of Kitchen Uteneils, at
IX. A. Wll.UnAK'1,
' I 28 tuthut.pl No. lOU biritlMO OAKXiiLOl btreet.
' . i ': ' . '' .; .; .
Bill from tho Committoo
of Ways and Means.
JCte.," Kten Kte., Kto.( Ete.( ICta.
WAaniNQTON, Deo. 5.
Mr. Schenck, in tho House, this afternoon,
asked and obtained unanimous consent to Intro
duco a bill to-morrow to prevent the further
contraction of the currency.
General Hancock's Change of Front The
Currency Board Important from
South Carolina Success of
the Contention Con
gressional Doings,
Etc. Etc. Etc.
Washington, Dec. 6.
From South Carolina Tbe Convention
Returns, nearly complete, from twentv-fonr
districts in South Carolina, show thU 61,481
votea have been cast tu tho-e districts, shoeing
a majority of the non-voter therein of 6294.
Tbe beven districts Irom which returns have not
been received contain 28.860 rcpsterei votera,
and carelul eotiraute lnd ca'e that 15,248 votes
have been cast in those districts, eivljir a ma
jority ot the non-voters therein of 1G30, which
insures the Convention beyond doubt. Tae-ie
maloritlos will be increased rather than ditnin
ished by official n-turns. About 2000 votes were
cast ttgainst the Convention.
The) CarriDcjr Contraction.
Tho House Committee of Ways and Means
this moraine; agreed to report a bill to tske
away liom Secretary McCullocu further power
to contract the currency.
Doarda Abolished.
General Grant this niorninir issued an order
dlBCOLUnuii R the boards tor the examination of
newly appointed otlicers tor the army, on tne
31st of December; aud thereafter candidates for
appointment will be ordered for examination as
loilows: For cavnlry, to Carlisle Barrack-, Pa.;
lor aitillery, to Fortress Monroe; for infantry,
Governor's Island, New York.
The three senior otlicers at each post will con
ptitute the Hoards whenever candidates are
ordereJ before tbem for examination. On dis
continuing present Boards the retired officers
on duty us ruemoers are relieved, and will pro
ceed to tbelr homes, and regimental officers
will join their commands.
Visitors to tho White House.
Jndpe Woodward and General Wm. MoCand
lesi, of Pennsylvania, were among the visitors
at the White House this morning. Toe Demo
crats teem to monopolize the attention of the
Kxecntive at thii time. Few Republicans visit
hla Lxcclkhcy just now.
Visit to Geaeral Grant?
This morning a delegation from the Unitsd
Prcbbjterian Church of Philadelphia consist
ing of Kev. Joseph T. Cooper, D. D., Rev. J. B.
Dales, D. D., and Rev. Mr. Watson, mtesionary
to ERjpt waited on General Grant
at the War Department. They wore intro
duced by Urifradier-Genoral James A, Eufcin,
and after spending a short .time in agreeable
conversation with General Grant, left with very
favoiuble impressions of the trroat aoldir. The
delegation after ward visited the 3 lata Depart
ment, and laid before Secretary Seward the sub
ject of the persecutions to which tbe mUsioua
rlts of their Church had beeu subjected, in
Tho Currency Board.
The Board of Esamluera, convene to discuss
and itport whtt improvements maybe made
in bankiut; and currency, met again this morn
icg at the rooms of the Comptroller of tbe Cur
rency, In the Treasury Buildings. The Board is
selected by the Comptroller and consists of the
following gentlemen:
Messrs. Noh Woods, Bangor, Maine: O. V. Doar-
A. Keller, ilerrlnburs, Pa,; J. 1). Whitney, Uaoduskv
Uhln; M. L, liuudy. New Castle. Indiana; O I), a uuh'
Milwaukle, Wis.; itlihu Baker. Cedir Kaplds, Iowa;
K. W. ijerrlcksou, lieodvlile, Pt.; Low Uuicheu,
Ypsilauti, Mich. 1
Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky, Etode Island,
and the Southern States, are not represented.
The board sits with closed doors. These dchDe
rotions will occupy several days.
General Hancock.
The i-udden backing down of Hancock la re
voking that portion of his oider directing Gene
ral Mower to return to the command, of his
regiment, is attributed here to instructions from
Grant, but nothing is known positively, as
Grant's officers maintain perfect silence as to
ths character of the despatches seat yesterday
to Mower bv telearrapb.
It is hardly pucsible that Grant will permit
Ilancock to reinstate officials removed by his
predecessors, as this ls.in direct violation of
Grunt's order issued after Sheridan's removal.
Wamiinotow, Deo. 6, Mr. Authony R. I.) Intro
duced n uill tu authorise the couvermou ol registered
bonds into com on bonds. Ruf irred.
tur Wilry iW. Va.) Introduond a bill Inquiring of
the Secretary or War tue number of coiurxd and
wblte votrn In the Hnitli reghitrwd. tuoao Inoapdcl
lated, aud llioe who failed tu apply for registration.
Mr. Miuiuer's (AIhsd.; proponilou tu ainae out tbe
rlaune of tbe resolution to pi hit extra copiei of tne
i'refclilent's MesoHue was lorn yeas, S; nays, !.
Mr. i-nuincr culled up his bill panrtd lait session,
but not sigupd by tbe Preideii', gtvluir f jrilier seou
rliy to the black race here, wliluu was dbted by
Mwim. Johnson, Punitroy, WIIbou. and otben, until
the expiration of tbe uiurulug hour, when Mr. K l
niund's bill In reluuun to specie payments was again
lakeu up.
House of Representatives.
Wahhinuton. Dec. 8. Mr. Hubbard (Iowa) 'lutra
duced a bill exieiulluR the time tor ooinpletiu too
Hioux City hallruad. IteferreU to lha Uouiiuiliee ou
Public Lands. -
Mi. Ueis (Pa.) rose to make a personal explanation
of a telegraphic bluudur in the report or Tuesday's
Jlouee prix eedinys, by wbluh nunie remarks made by
hlumell In reply to Mr. t-cumu k (uhlol, on tUesu ilnct
of tbe premature publication of ibe PresiUeut's Mes
sage, his ((Jeti) remarks ;uavlug been tacked on aud
attributed to Mr. hcueuck.
Mr. bclieuck. fioin the Committee or W-ys aud
Means, reported a bill repealing the authority of tbe
becrelary ut tbe Trea-sury to inuke any reduction of
tne ennency by retiring or cancelling I'uited mates
Dotes. Bead twice aud recotumliitd.
(in motion of Mr. Arne 1 ( Ieun.. the SanreUrv of
War was directed to ooiuiuuulcaie the report nl Gene
ral Tbonius In the caaeVtf Mlll'keu, a r ren ted at La
graiiK. '1 uuut'bsee, for vlolatiou uf his p.rule, and
-eleabed froui military custody by Judtfe i wiug uudor
writ of habeas cormm.
Mr. Willlums (Ind.) lntroducad a bill to fund the
Inierest-beuring debt of the United tttatwi, anil to pro
vide for a uallniial tax tbereou, etc. iteerrud tu tue
C'oinnilttee on Wuya and Means.
Mr. Mytns (Pa ) Introduced a bill to Increase and Ax
the siiblNleuce department of the army, Hoterred to
IbeCocumllteeon Military AITatrs.
Ou uiwiiou of Mr. Myeis. the Committee ot WS
and Means was luHtruoted to Inquire Into the te
ulency ofexempliug from lax all articles Ibe r-uducts
of hand looms.
On motluu of Mr. Inirersoll (III ), the Committee ef
Ways and Means were instructed to Inquire lo tbe
expwnemy of re.lorlnif ihe riirreu(y to au amount
retired sK'Ce the act of April U, lsia
Mr. AHbley (Ubio) Inlroiiuued a oill to facilitate the
reMoraiton oftbe lute Uebet fcnales. lteferred to Ibe
Judiciary Committee.
Aim. bill to tlx tbe time ror the election nf Ttepre
nentaitves and UeiegaK-s lu (Jungrest, Kelurred to
the Juilirlary Commii't e.
Ou motion of Mr. Kerr (Ind ), the Cmmlt(ee of
Ways aud. Means was lustruoted lu Inquire Into
uuiu. nunuun, i. 11,, a. xv. lyttiuu, BbOVVe, V UJ C K
Harsom, Koxhury, Mass.; K. ii. Thermau, Plymouth.
Mass.; A. B. Myiia'.t. New Mllfnrd, Conn.; C. Ualleu'
der, I'wark. JS. J.; fiutlir Woo4. New York nitv p
exredl'rior of hsvln ths salares of Assistant
sum and Awlstant Collectors, In dlitrn ts where Iber
are no Ainiri or Col lecture, made the same as tbaS
ol A emirs and Collectors.
On nii.tlon of Mr. Wathburne (Win.) the ecretarS'
of the Treasury was directed to commnnlotc.lnfor
mallon as to sa'a-les paid and fes oolleoted omter
tbes'esmhnHt law, and whether any tron-ouit"n k
Iwen InitMlllert against periaqus couneiei wl'U tbe
steamboat compaulea lor violation ut that law; ana
If not, w by not.
Mr. Paine (Wis.) Introduced a bill providing trial
majoillv of all tbe votes actually cum shell deter nils
lhereiiltol any el-oth n held under tne Rwrmstroe
tli oastiD the lately rebell.oui Slatev lleferrea l
tbe Judiciary toniniltt".
Mr. I'gBii 'III.) Introduced a bill allowing pensloe
to sold ei send widows rf soldiers Of the war ot Itll.
Beterred to theCouamlltee on Kevoliillonry Pensiooe.
Mr. Kilot ( Mass ) introduced a JulDirosoliitl.in.de
rlaratory ot the act of Jniy 21, ne, relating to publia
Schools In ihe District of Columbia. ....
Mr. Uarflold (Ob o) prcnented a petition of elghtr
flve citizens ot Ashtabula countv. Ohio, a'klng the
House nl Representatives to impeach the Presdeofc
Mr. Wlndom (Vlnn.) having perunlslon to make
rer-onal explannlion. caused lobe read the repn't
lb remarks of Mr. HrooestN. Y vesterday, reneol
Incupon him, and denied that he bad said anything
to provoke any such reman.
The Speaker presented a letter from the pnstrnaa
teMleneral relative to tbe appr jnrleiloni for tb
eervlce of th l'ost Oillo Pepartmeak Kuferr.d im
Commll'ee on Appropriations.
Ihe question undlnposed of at tbe adjournment
f esterdny. on concurring with the Hente In revlslos
he Joint O' mmlttee on Ordnanoe. came op.
Mr. Boas (III.) remarked that the cnuntrvdld no
want nny Ordnance Committee, and he thought St
Ci mmllles on prunlng-books wculd he better.
Mr. I.ogan (III.) spoke In favor of concurring lo tn
resolution. The evidence already taken showed, he
said, that great frauds bad been perpetrated on tbe
Government on contracts for heavy or''nan"e ana
munitions of war. and that ofttcta's of the uovere
ment had been parties to these frauds. He declare
tbat In the Isle war more Uulted bla'es soldiers h4
been killed bv lb. lr own ar Hl-ry than byttaea-m-lery
of the enemy. Me was In fs.vor of consolidMt
the Ordnance Departments of the Army and Nsff
The resolution was concurred In. Yeas, 126; nays, M
Latest by the Gal f Cable The Rtmalai
of Mfilmlllsn-Thi Lsng Peace to
Dlstnrbed-Lattit from the West In
dite, Lte.
Havana, Deo. 8. Dates from Mexico to th)
2.'ld ultimo have been received. The ofli tlel
Journal publishes Hie correspondence baiwei n
M. Von BueHt aud President Juarea about tna
delivery of Maximilian's remains.
Ou the 20th ultimo tbe flrsl quorum of th
Mexican Congress assembled, 105 out of iOT
helng present, several being la prison, and
others biding for fear of prison.
A war belwten Mexico and Guatemalan
feared on tbe boundary qneatton. It la said
that tbe Imperialist members who favor Gua
temala are absent.
The Imperialist momborg of Congress will re
ceive the same punishment when they return aa
those who remained.
Heavy ralna bave oansed Inundation at
Vera Cruz, and the losses bave been heavy.
On tbe ISth an eartnquilte ocourred at Santa
Cruz. Toe shock was felt at son.
'J he United Btates steamer UeHoto was dashed
athore and broken to pieces. The orew were
savtd. The Monongahela wag also washed
ahhore at Centre Town, but tbe damages were
not stated. ,
Admiral Palmer, of the American squadron,
and the Uovernor of Ht. Tho man were in oon
eultatlon at Ut. Thomas. The United Slates
steamer Susquehanna was at Bt. Thomas, and
it Is rumored tbat ahe put in there in a rather
damaged condition.
Tbe President of Haytl bas returned to Ja
maica from Europe. -SefTrard is deposed.
Tbe English mail elation at BU Thomas bag
been changed to Jamaica.
Tbe people of Bt. Thomas bave voted In favor
of annexation to the United Btates.
Vessels arriving from Havana and Vera CniS
are quarantined it Thomas.
Letters received state tbat the Spanish iron
clad en route to this port from Bpain bad put
back leaking.
Tbe damage by the. recent hurricane at Bt.
Thomas was Immense. The steamer Asia sails
from Havana for Porto Rloo, and takes provi
sions for tbe sufferers by tbe tornado. BhalU
bring back the (JaDlaln-Geueral Lersundi.
Havana, Deo. 6.-Bugr No. 13 Dutch stan
dard dull and nominal. Exchange market wltit
out material altera! ion.
Assembling of the Mexican Ceng-reis-
Repotted Arrival of a Messes) ger t ram
Napoleon lleceptlon of Minister Ro
mero Fresh Kaltsttnents Movements)
' of Generals Kscobedo and Diaz General
Ortega a Congressman Elect.
Havana, Dec. 3. The steamer Mount Vernoa
has arrived here from Vera Cruz, with dates
from that port to Nov. 27 and from the capital
of Mexico to Nov. 20. She has been obliged to
eo luto dock here to havo her screw repaired.
The Mexican Congress had met on the aiternoon
ol Nov. 20, nccotdinfrto tho decree Issued to that
effect. Of the two hundred and chfht members
a quorum was present namely one hundred
and five representatives. 8enor Rafael Donde,
ot Mexico city, was chosen president of the Con
gress immediately after organization. A rumor
had mysteriously earned cuculaiion totheetleot
that a Fpcclal messenger had arrived bearing a.
communication from the Kmperor Napoleon to
President Juarez. Minister Romero, with
Messrs. Babcock;, Sturm, E9ivan, Donnet.
and others, bad arrived at tbe capital
by the train Irom Aplzaco, and bad taken
apartments at the Iturbulo Ilolel. President
Juarez, accompanied by his wile and Minister.
Plumb, had repaired to the railroad station to
leceive Mtnlster Romero. On the way Jronj
Aplzaco tbe train met with au accident which
damaged the engine somewhat: but, fortunately,
none of the passengers were injured in tbe least.
There vtere ieporu of considerable enlistments
bavins; taken place to Increase the ranks of the
Mexican army. Tbe destination of these troops
was not hnown, but was variously surmised.
The newspapers of the capital were attackln
Minister Romero, under the pretense of hla
having negotiated ruinous contracts with Bro
ther Jonathan. General Eaoobedo had reached
bis headquarters. General Diaz was reported
quiet at Tebuaran, but was shortly expected at
the cupMal. General J. Gonzales "Ortega has)
beeu elected to Congrens. Presldont Juarez and
bis Cabinet remained ' quiet, awaiting;
the organization of Congress. Ex-Governor
Reynolds, of the late Southera
Confederacy, had been appointed to fill tho
vacancy caused by the death of General W. H.
Stevens, as Superintendent ol the Mexico and
Vera Cruz Railroad. It was beine stated that tho
recent heavy duty on imported flour was de
creed for the purpose of raising money to carry
the elections in the State of Puebla. Th
Anieriean Legion was still awaiting to bo paid
off. The Prince Salm-Halm has written a not
acknowledging the kindness which he generally
receive d, and complains of insult only Irom tomer
Vice-Admiral TegethoflT and the Ilavann
Havana, Dec. 3. Tho customsry civilities
have bi'cn exchanged between Vice-Admixal
TogeiboQ and the authorities ot this capital.
The Fiench Occupation of Home.
By Atlantic Telegraph.
Paws, Dec. 6. The discussion in the French.
Corps Legt8latif on the occupation of Rome still
couiiones. M. Thiers deiended the policy of thej
Govern ni;nt in preserving the temporal power
ol the l'ore, and characterized Ganottldt as a
lalron with which Italy hunts. All the French
troops have left Italy.
Arrest of JJurgfars.
Hudson, N. T Dec. fi.-Two desperate bur
glais were arretted at Cana:tn, in this county,
jesieiday, who had been operating in that town
aud Uciuity. One proves to be Adam K. Cole,
a convict from te Clinton jail, who has eighteen
months to serre out, and tor whom a reard of
$100 was oered. The other Is Coarles White, a
ftraneer, of whom nothing is known, but wha
is as ovsperate in crime as his colleague. Tbey
are now conhned in lludbon Jail in default or
yjQOQ bail each.
' Tim 1nriiil Mail.
WismNGTOM, Deo. e.-Postmaster-Cenena
Rsuoall today sent a communication to the
Houce, aakin an appropriation o L?teen St
quired to puv for tbett.gi erV,J)eL'r The Hi
Franrisco and the Bandwloh Is ands, tor the fli
cal veor t-miing with June, lmi.
Jleavy Verdict for the Government.
Cn cinw.ti, Deo. S.-Io the case of the y n,t,4
fitifes against rhaBec A Co..- h.k , . fQ"i
for alleged trend, the jury returned vermot at
t263,(i(;(5lafvorof the Goveruutcut.

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