THE DAILY EVENING TELEGRAPH PHILADELPHIA, TI3UKSDAY, DECEMBER 2C, 1867.
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Tho Latest Advices by Mail.
The London "Times' oh atarallzallon
Conllnuatfcon or the Great Debate In
the Frcneh Chambers Tribu
lations of a lllgamons
Baronet, Etc. Etc.
By the mails broupht by the Hamburg
steamer Cimbi in, which arilved In Now York
On Monday, we hnve the folio win interesting
particulars of evonts which were noticed by
A BAHONE1 CHARGED WITH BIGAMY.
Alleged Marring of Sir Calling Kurd
Icy Id New York A Subsequent Mar
riage Charged Against liim.
From'.the London Star, Dc. 13.
Sir Eardley Gideon Culling Eardley, baronet,
was brouplit up at the bow street 1'blice Court
yesterday, In custody of Duck, one of the war
rant ollieers of the Court, upon a warrant
chareiupr him with having, on the 12th of Sep
tember, 18G7, married a "k.dy named Elizabeth
AIIcd, bis former wile, Emily Florence, being
then and st 111 alive.
Mr. (Viifard and Mr. drain, Instructed by
Messrs. Humphrey and Morgan, appesre l tor
tho prosecution; and Mr. Montagu Williams,
Instructed by Mr. Mant, lor the dolense.
Mr. Oillard stated thiit the prosecution In this
CBbe was instituted by the lather of the real
Lady Kaidley, in order lo vindicate the honor
of his daiichtor, to whom the prisoner had been
legally married in New York, in 1859. The
second marriage bad been performed publicly
in London, and it certainly Involved an im
putation that he huU not been legally married
in the first instance. If the daiicuter of ills
client wus the real Lady Eardley, the lady who
now bore that title coull have no just claim.
Mr. MontHRU Williams inquired it his learned
friend was prepared with proof as to the
American law to show that tho first marriage
Mr. (.illard I can relieve my friend's anxiety.
I am prepared with such evidence.
Mr. Flowers 1 should Ihink you hate not re
lieved 111 anxiety. (A laugh.)
Mr. McGee, No. 4 Manchester street, Hyde
Park, staled that he wus residing in New York
in 1859. His daughter, Emily Florenoe, was
residu.K with Dim at that time. At that time
he knew the defendant, who wa? engaged to bis
daughter. On the 12th oi December witness was
present w hen tbey were married, in the usual
way, by a person purporting to be a clergyman
in Holy Orders, at Calvarv Churth, in the dio
cese of New York. They lived together as msu
and wife for some months after in tact, as long
as witness remuined in New York; and ho be
lieved afterwards. Siw the parties sign the
register in a room attached to the church.
Cross-examined He was then Mr. Eardley;
witness first know biro in November, some three
or four weeks before the marriage; had been
previously aware of the engagement; there
were a great number of persons present, among
otheis Mr. Gyrus Field mad a gentleman now in
court; the register is not signed by witnesses;
that is not usual; thete was no ceremony at the
To Mr. GilTard Witness' daughter is still
Mr. Charles Mosely, of No. 88 St. George's
street, gentleman, deposed That he was pre
sent at the marriage, and also in the vestry or
room adjoining the church; be was not sure
whether it was culled a "vestry;" he was not
sure that he saw the registry signed, but h
understood they were doing so.
Mr. Richard Henry bannister, the Registrar of
Bt. George ;s, Hanover Square, proved the pri
soner's marriage before him, with a lady named
Mr. Robert de Tracy Gould, of Watthamstow,
depesed that he is a barrister of the American
bar, and bas practised lor many years at New
York. If the marriage was performed as stated,
it was a legal and valid marriage. It was not
necessary that it should be entered in the regis
try. That was sometimes done, but it "was
rather an exception.
Cross-examinea witness naa no antnomea
copy ot the law here. In the State of New
York the fueilities for marriage were greater
than in any other State of the Union; no proof
of domicile was riecesf-aryi nor any marriage at
the consulate; no witnesses are required.
Mr. Montagu Williams Then any young
couple have only to walk Into the first church
they come to and get married.
Mr. G jukl They may walk info a church or
Into a private bouse, arid if they liked they could
do it in the open air.
Mr. Ci Hard-So they might in England until
tbe statute of George IF.
Mr. hiretton, of No. 3 Gray's Inn Square,
eolicitor, produced a deed of separation be
tween the prisoner and Lady Eardley, cxeuuted
by them and by her father (Mr. McUee) on the
2a October, 18G3, in which she is described as
William Buck, one of the warrant officers of
the court, proved the apprehension of the
prisoner last night, at No. 6 Grosvenor villas,
Junction roud, Upper Hollowuy, upon the war
Mr. Montagu Williams, observed that Mr.
Gifiard had not proved the law at New York in
the proper manner, which was by producing
an authenticated copy of the law ot New York.
He referred to hotcoe's "Digest," paee 394,
Which recites Clegs vs. Levy, 3 Camp., 106.
Mr. (iit)ard said that had mice been overruled.
Mr. filoutagu Williams should like to see tho
cases overruling it.
Mr. Gifiard said they would be produced at the
Mr. Montasru Williams said they ought to be
Mr. Giifiird declined to give tho reference.
Mr. M. Williams said the defendant wished to
state that be was perfectly under the Impression
that tbe first marriage was illegal, and that,
therefoie, he was at liberty to marry again.
Having been so advised, though not by him (Mr.
M. Williams), he (defeudani) fully believed that
be had a good defense. He hoped the magis
trate would take ban.
Mr. Gifiard said he understood that the defen
dant was an outlaw.
Mr. M. Williams-That is denied.
Mr. Flowers declined to take bail. Application
might be made to a judge in chambers.
THE HftTUBflLIZATIOrt QUESTION.
British Vlw of ilia llights nd Lia
bilities of JVatarallitd Citizens The
Frasldsut's Declaration to Congress,
From the London Times, December 11.
According: to the telegraphic report, the Pre
sident "urges Congress to declare that the
naturalization of a foreigner as a citizen of the
United States absolves the recipient from alle
giance to the sovereign of his native country."
We are unwilling to believe that Mr. Johnson
has recommended Congresn to assume a func
tion which is manifestly bevond its competence,
or that Congress will commit itself to a declara
tion in this naked form. It is within the power
of any natloual Legislature to make laws for the
naturalization oi foreigners. The Legislature oi
the United States is authorized to do so by au
express clause of tbe Federal Constitution, in
pursuance ot whioh it alreidy requires aliens
claimibg American citizenship to declare on
oath that such is their intention, and o re
nounce forever all f reten allegiance. So far the
action cf Cougress has been perfectly constitu
tional and coiibUtent with the axioms of public
law. It is lor the United States Courts, ami
for them along, to decide what effect such a re
nunolution may have within United States' ter
ritory. Their jurisdiction, however, can extend
no further. It is for tbe courts of England,
France, or Pruu, as the ca-e may be, and for
them aloiiot to decldt) whether an English,
iclf of his rati in.ility by the process of natu-
ra'iiation In America as to place him in the
position of a foreigner on bis return to hu
native country. This rule, founded alike on rea
son and necessity, is so well understood, and
has been so mphstlrally asserted by American
jurists, that It will hardly bo questioned by Mr.
Johnson or Cougress. The object of the Presi
dent being, as we presume, to revise those doc
trines common to tbe Jurisprudence ot, both
countries, which hsve hitherto governed the
rlebta and liabilities of naturalised citizens, we
ma? expect that our own Government will be
Invited to join w,ith that of the United Slates in
establishing a new basis for legislation on the
The logical consequences of these doctrines
are we'l Illustrated by our correspondent "His
toricus." The maxims of common law, nemo
potest eruere fttlriamjug origimn nemo mu'art
io rtfqui ahjurat rtgnutn, Mil non regem may
be traced back to an essentially feudal concep
tion of personal alleglauce. As interpreted and
extended by statutes, tbey go tho length of in
cluding among "natural-born subjecU of the
crown to all intents and purpocs whatsoever,"
not only all persons born iu the United King
dom, but even the children and grandchildren
of such persons, though themselves born
abroad. Assuming that allegiance for "all par
pi scs" must Involve all the obligations of alle
giance, it would doubtless follow that a French
man whose giandtather might have been acci
dentally boin In Euglubd would be liable to a
prosecution tor treason if taken in arms against
England. That a natural-born subject cannot
bear aims against his parent Htatc in the event
of war has, indeed, been positively laid down
in a famous case, and what appears to
be a monstrous, though inevitable, result
of statutes passed in the last century was actu
ally nflirmed by Lord Bacon iu the reign of
James I. It is, however, much easier to reduce
ad (I'mvrdvm this principle ot indefensible alle
glauce than to show that "the principle of uni
versal law is exactly the reverse." Even muni
cipal law must always be constructed with strict
icleience to the subject of decision, and if therj
is such a thing as a tropotillouof universal law,
it can only be stated with extreme qualitication.
Cicero may disclaim, on behalf ot the Roman
Commonwealth, any right to retain tbe unwill
ing allegiance of subjects, and passages may be
quoted to the tanietflect from modern publicists.
We cannot, however, conclude that a Roman
citizen who should have cast oil' the civiias and
taken service under some euemy of Rome,
would have been held exempt by Romau judges
from the penalties of treason; nor are we
aware that auy great publicist has maintained
(to borrow W hratou's language) that "a natural
born subject of one country can throw oil' his
primitive allegiance' so as to cease to be respon
sible for criminal acts against his native coun
try. It so happened that when Mr. Wheaton
himself was resident at Berlin be refused the
protection of his Government to a Prussian
naturalized in America, who had been required
to pei lorm military duty in his native country.
"Having returned," ho said, "to the country of
your birth, your native domicile and national
character revert (so long as you reaiain In tho
Prussian domiDioiis), and you are bound in all
respects to obey the laws exactly as if you had
never emigrated." It may be said, of course,
that be was bound to act according to American
law, whicb here coincides with our own, but the
fact of this coincidence having been preserved
is in itself au evidence of some value. A
nation cieated and recruited by emigration
would hardly have acquiesced so long
and eo patiently in the Enelish theory of allegi
ance, bad an alternative theory of higher autho
rity and far more tavot able to American interests
been known to tbe great expositors ot the law.
Tbe United States protested, indeed, and with
good reason, against the vexatious right of visi
tation and searched elaimed by this country, for
there their territorial sovereignty was impugned.
But it Terrains to be shown that on that or auy
other occasion they have insisted, in diploma
ts negotiation, on the absolute Uefeasibility of
citizfri. hi p.
Ihe important question, however, is one of
policy rather than of law, and we freely admit
that, on grounds of policy, not to say of common
sense, the argument for revision is Irresistible.
There re certainly hundreds of thousands, and
probably millions, of citizens of the United
States whom our law regards as British subjects
to all intents and purposes whatsoever No
statesman can justify such ao anomaly, which,
it must be remembered, bas two aspects, if all
tbee Irish emigrants owe full allegiance to ber
Majesty, it may also be doubted, at least, whether
tbey are not entitled to our protection against
conscription, yet it would have been utterly im
possible tor our Minister at Washington to grant
tbem such protection during the late American
war. iu short, our present theory is quite un
tenable when any practical strain comes to be
put upon it, and its iruuutenau.es may at any
moment become the source of very serious em
barrassment. Wo see, then, no good
reason why the British Government should
de:ine any friendly overtures that may
be made by the United States with a view
to its amendment. Whether we can adopt the
principle ne quia m cituate maneai invtlut
without pome reservation is a matter thst will
require to be considered. The act of expatrla
tion should at all events be deliberate and well
attested, and our correspondent himself con
templates "provision against a fraudulent ex
patriation made for the express purpose of in
luring tbe native State." For olieuees com
niitted within the United Kingdom foreigners
are already amenable to British jurisdiction by
Tirlne of what lawyers call a temporary alle
giance. They can be prosecuted, therefore,
under the treason lelony act tor crimes com
niitted in Ireland, without reference to their
nationality, and this is, after all, the chief sale
guard against Fenian designs. For ..security
against raids organized in America, we must
rrly mainly upon the good faith of tbe United
States Goveinment, and this makes it the more
oredient that we should meet them on this
point in a spirit of conciliation.
Continuation of the Great Debate in the
Coriie I.eglslallf on tho Kmptcor'i
Foreign Policy Violent Speeches by
The sitting or the Corps Legis'.atif on the 9th
instant was one of tbe most interesting of this
session. Seldom was Gamier Pages more ener
cetie in his defense of the political opinions held
by the Opposition than when criticising tbe ex
terior policy of France. Alluding first to Ame
rica, the gitted orator, addressing the Ministerial
By jour fatal expedition to Mexico you in one
instant destroyed the friendly feelings which it
bad taken a century to accumulate; jou violated
the traditions of France; jou broke the sacred
link, and threw the finest country of the world
into the arms of Russia. You provoked the ex
traordinary spectacle of liberty allied to despot
ism. I trust this alliance may not prove lasting,
especially if France possesses sufficient deter
mination of purpose to recover her liberties. In
America jou have latsed a feeling of enmity
against an old ally, and when the day of peril
comes you will find her rise up against us. As
to Russia, without enirancnising roiano
("oh, oh 1") jou have excitedjthe Russian Gov
ernment to such a pitch, that, whilst crnhiug
out the last vestiges of the Polish nation, that
power believes that it is destroying you.
(Ob tho left of the orator cries of
"Yes, yes;" from the ministerial
benebes, "No, never.") In Germany you
have apparently allowed its new destinies to do
their work alone, and yet your policy has been
such that. Instead of receiving tbe sympathies
ol that country in return for your nou-iuterven-tion,
you have raised the hatred of tbe German
people against jour Xlovernment I do not say
against France; but at a given moment tiey will
life in all their strength againBt you. This is
not all. You had an ally whom you helped to
constitute. To-day you have so acted that you
de.lroy your whole work by withdrawing from
all jour promises, from all your declarations;
and you inspire the same repulsion to Daly lor
your Government as you have inspired Germany
with. Thus you, who have maintained tho
policy of nationalities, raise them all against
jon. You have recoguized their right to live on
their own resources, and there is not oua
amongst them who is now with you, so that If
any grave event took place you would be Iso-
peril In the circumstances In which we are
i'lBced, and one n ust probe the wounJ In order
to discover the remedy. You might at least, In
that n.oment of dangrr, when you yourselves
know how to sing "L, Marseillaise," have
the sympathies of the people of the revo
lution. But what have you done? You
nrpear to repel the revolution which
raised jou to power you have against
?ou not only all powers, but all nations. Later
n bis speech, alluding to the idea suggested by
the Emperor of a conference, as well as to the
strange announcement made by M. Rouher on
the Glli namely, that France would never allow
one iota of the Pontifical territory to be ceded
to Italy tho orator exclaimed: "In what a
position bsve you placed the various Govern
ments of Europe, England, Russia, Austria,
Germany I" Howl At the very moment when
you invited these various powers to a confer
ence, and say to them the whole question is
open, at that yery moment you declare from this
tribune that you have beforehand taken an
irrevocable decision. Is this wise f Is this the
conduct of a statckmao, and worthy of a Minister
of State? The Conference! Even bofore you
have convoked it, have jou not sbarneiully i.et
it at nought before having consulted it?" Fur
ther on, addressing M. Rouber, tbe talented
speaker exclaimed: "You, M. le Ministre
d'Etat, who act yourself acrstnst revolution, are
yon not the Minister who owes hi throne to a
M. ollivigr'b srBEcn.
The le.diug fact of M. Otlivlcr's speech was
that be Joined the Opposition, and eudeavored
to prove that the Government bad kept no de
finite line of policy in fact, that the Kmperor's
policy aiiiered irom toitor the iiiunter or
foreign Atiairs, and that that of the latter was
in contradiction with that of the Minister of
State. In proof of this he drew a talented
sketch of tbe diplomatic dealings of the French
Government during the last few years, and final
ly said: "No! if Italy were divided, as is said,
fll. liners would not only bave to eay tbnt dis
tress relened in tbe finances ami rebellion
amoug the people, but that there were distress
and rebellion iu the hearts or the people."
M. Thiers It is there.
M. Kmilo Ollivicr No. It is not there; and
when 1 see, tbe men who rise up against Italian
unity and spek lor their motives and passions,
I find that tbey aro the partisans of fallen dynas
ties who come 'o ask for the restoration of
divine right. (Prolonged noite.) I can under
stand the emotion of M. Berryer when ho ex-
Ercs.ed tbe immense joy he felt at bearing in
is old age an a-senibly issued from universal
suffrage proclaim, after the speech of a Minis
ter of Napoleon, the dogma of legitimacy.
(Noise on the leit. "Hvar," movement.)
M. Thiers Show us then the interest of
M. Emile Ollivier I am about to do so.
M. Thiers Yon tear up all our history. We
are bore sometimes Italians, sometimes Ger
mans, but nevtr Frenchmen. ("Hear, hear," aud
M. Emile Ollivier I am about to reply to you.
M Thiers If in Germany and Italy people
were French, I could understand; but since in
Italy people are Italians, and in Germany Ger
mans, I beg of you in France to be French.
( 'Hear, bear," aud applause.)
The President Allow the speaker to explain
M. Emile Ollivier You know, M.Thiers, how
much respect and deference I have for you; and
when you express an opiuion which wounded
my convictions, I did not interrupt you; but the
more superior jou are to me by age, talents,
and authority, the more I insist ou your bear
M. Thiers I do not wish it for myself.
M. Emile Ollivier There are two histories in
France one which ends in 1789, and the other
which commences with the revolution. I re
spect the first, because I know its grandeur; but
1 obey ooly the principles of the second. I can
understand that those men who can only con
eeive France great without liberty canuot ima
gine her influential without conquests. (Noise.
Asplaute on the left.)
M. Granier de Cassagnac rose, but could not
be heard in the midst of the noise.
M. Emile Ollivier (tutniog towards that gen
tleman) My words do not apply to you.
A voice Ah ! be is airaid.
M. Ollivier I fm not ntraid of any ore.
M. Granier deCassagnac Is it to me that yon
apply those words?
M. Emile Ollivier I apply them to him who
said, "Ah! be is afraid!"
The President I did not bear the expression.
Had ldone bo, I should certainly bave called the
interruption to order. (Hear, hear.)
M. THIERS' SPEECH.
At the close of M. Ollivier's speech botb M.
Thiers and M. Rouher rose together, but the
latter an unprecedented faot immediately
gave way. M. Thiers said:
Gentlemen:! shall only detain you but a few
minutes, as I rite merely to beg you to place
yourselves in the real situation, instead of dis
cussing the interests of Italy or Germany. (Ad
hesion.) What, ore those countries only to
have rights? Shall the House of Savoy be al
lowed to create a Slate of forty millions, carry
ing oll'bftcenniillions of Germans from Austria?
If the mere cry of populations were sufficient
to cause the triumph of such ideas, Prussia
might, in their name, to morrow despoil Austria
and dethrone tbe King of Bavaria. Then;
again, turn to Russia. If all the Christians of
tbe Ea.t, in conformity with your Ideas, were
to throw themselves into her aims, would you
be greatly pleased? Nevertheless, if what you
say is true, Russia bas the right to extend
ber empire as far as Constantinople. (Ap
plause.) With regard to the policy of con
quests, as I blamed the annexation of Nice and
fsavoy, so I should condemn any aggression upon
Usimany or Italy at tbe present day. But we
are not here to consider such conquests, but to
take account of those made round about us, in
the narce ot the lalse ideas too sedulously pro
pagated. We dare not say "Stop." I can under
stand that those who introduce such ideas seek
to defend them; but I affirm that tbey have
compromised the situation of Italy. No sensible
Frenchman would desire to take from Germany
an inch of her territory; but when we are In
presence of crowns seined nnder the pretext of a
certain community of language, it is our duty to
protest. M. Ollivier has spoken to us of the
iiolicy of Henry IV, and also of those of the
tevolnUou. The first was tbe greatest, being of
our history, an I tbe one who best understood
the Interests of France. But do you know what
be meant bj the word "Repnblle?" Nothing more
than tbe union of the smuller States against the
House of Austria; his project was to prevent the
German unity, which was being formed in the
days on tbebesd of Austria, as it is now on that
of Prussia. What did the revolution do for us ?
After having proclaimed the rights of the human
race, it went in directly for the line of the
Rhine! Such was the disinterestedness of the
Republic! (Laughter and signs ot adhesion.)
Gentlemen. I shall protest to my latest breath
this deplorable doctrine of nationalities. Were
it carried oot, Europe would be composed of two
States; one of 70, the other of 120 millions. Tho
part of France consists in upholding the smaller
Slates; there lies ber traditional policy, there
ber real plory. But we have been ur,red to let
things take their course iu Italy, and then wa
shall have peace. Ah ! gentlemen, 1 am also for
peace, but not with an abandonment of our
rights. If we say nothing to Germauy
it ' Is becaese we did nothing for her
in 18ti, and must, therefore, accept
accomplished facts, provided our
interests and dignity aro not openly violated.
But shall we sutler what has been doue tn Italy,
whose unity is the work of our bands? We
made a reserve in favor of a single prince, and
, shall not Italy, who recognized the right of
, Fiance in the Convention, allow that treaty to
stand? And what will the world think, if,
holding this Convention in our hands, we allow
, Italy to act as she pleases? We withdraw from
Mexico and very properly ou a summons
from the United States (loud denial) we jie4d
to Geimany accomplibhitig tho greatest rovelu
tion of modern times; we declare ourselves satis
lit d; and in presence of the Utile territory we
bave always protected, Fball we say to Italy,
Act as jtm pleuc. What would France then
become in the eyes of the world ? For me It is a
subject of profound atlllctlon. aud that Is why I
rose to speak ou this occasion., (Applause on
THE ?MM QUESTION.
Uffirlat Documents ltaferrlng tothePntt
Ittlatlone of Italy and fr'rance.
On December 10 the official Green Book, con
Inlntng diplomatic documents relating to tho
Antilles Legion and the Roman Question, was
distributed to the members of ihe ltalisn Cham
ber of Deputies. The subject ot the Antibes Le
elon occupies twent y-teven document?, ex
rlmrged bei ween France and Italy, from Juno
3, 1MJ5, to September 7 la-t, while the doeu
n nis relating to the Roman Question aro sixty
six 1n number, their dates rum. lng from Decem
ber 20, 18(i, to Ihe !ld of the present month.
In a despatch dated Ancust 8, 18C7, the Ita
lian Charqe d'Ajfairet at l'uris commuuicates lo
b Government a declnrution ot the French
Minister for Foieign Aflairs, that tbe Anubei
Lcglcn was Indeperdeni of tort liai Intcrlerence
or control. Not only did toe French Govern
ment lecognize this pthiclple, but it was deter
mined to conform thereto. With repaid to
General Duiuont's mission, tbe Fieuch Minister
sa d, ' I do not disavow, but deny it."
In a note of tbe 2d September last, the French
Government slates that the Emperor, while re
serving to himself the right ot authorizing
French officers to serve iu the Pont itic:il army,
as In otb r foreign armies, intended that hence
foitb the Antilles Legion ihould couUin none
but soldiers free from all obligation towards
A telegram from the Italian Government, of
the 6th ot September, expresses its pleasure
that every difficulty lo now tenioved that
n ight disturb good relations between the two
The communications relative to tho Roman
movement commence with a telegram from the
Hoience Cabinet to tbe Chevalier Nigra, on
September 30, which tajs that in the event of a
revolution at Romo tho Italian Government
would necessarily be compelled to intervene, in
order to preserve public oidor and guard Italiau
institution?. The French Government replied
that In caio of eucb events it would not act
wiibout previously communicating with the
Italian Government, and insisted upon the fron
tier being loyally watched.
On October 14 the Italian Government pro
tested auairst the violatiou of the fceptember
Convention by France, and declared that if the
French troops marched towards Rome it would
be compelled to intervene, occupying Pontifical
territory without fail. Chevalier' Nigra ex
pressed bis opinion that the Italiau Government
might avert a French occupation by redoubled
efloits to repress the Garibaldian invasion with
out occupy tug Pontifical territory.
A note from tbe Italian Government on Octo
ber 17 says that in the event of a revolution
taksng place in Rome, the only cilicacious means
was ibe intervention of Italy, in order to restore
order and protect the person ot the I'outitf,
leaving the question of sovereignty intact. The
French Government replied on the same day
that it did not in any case aomit Italian inter
vention at Rome, since a revolution iu that city
would be considered at Paris as tbe consequence
of Hie invasion of Pontifical territory.
A note from the Marquis D'Azeello, dated
London, Oct. 29. states that Lord Stanley has
declared England would exert her good offices
to prevent the entry of tbe Italian troops being
considered by Fiance as a tisusbe.li.
On the 30th October tbe Italian Minister at
Berlin announces that Count Von Bismark has
tent special instructions to the Prussian diplo
matic agent at Florence as to tbe course he
should pursue in tbe eveut of tbe Roman ques
tion assuming an European political character.
The blinister adds that tbe Count bas declined
to make direct replies to tbe questions from
Cn ibe 2d of November Chevalier Nigra writes
that tbe French Government did not consider
the entry of tbe Italian troops into Pontifical
territory as a casus bcii, and had ordered the
French troops to avoid all collision with the
A despatch from the Spanish Minister for
Foreign Aflairs, of the 2d of November, states
tbut the despatch of a Spanish frigate to Ci vita
Veccbia is in no way intended as a hostile step
towards Italy, but has only been taken to offer
arelugeto the Holy Father in case he might
wisb to leave bis States.
A despatch from Chevalier Nigra, dated Nov.
9, sajs that the French Government absolutely
rejected the idea of the Conference consisting
only of Catholic powers. Baron Beust had stated
to tbe Italian Minister at Vienna that Austria
declined to take r art in a Conference where none
weie present but Catholic powers, and iu adhe
ring to the proposal of a Conference assumed no
A note from General Menabrea, of the 14th ot
November, declares that Italy rejected the pro
posed Conference if consisting of noue but
Catholic powers, aud only consented that the
representatives or trie great powers should
deliberate upon tbe Roman question, as in the
case of other questions of general interest. The
Italian Government could not take part in any
deliberation that might establish a still worse
position oi aflairs between ltaiy ana tne ttoiy
In renlyine to the invitation to the Conference,
Prince Gortschokoff said that it was not neces
snry to engage Italy to resist revolutionary
movements, aud that Russia could not accept a
Conference for the settlement ot tho Roman
question without knowing its basis.
A despatch from General Menabrea, of the lOtb.
November, states that the Italian Government,
while reserving the inalienable rights of the in
dependence and unity of the kingdom, does not
hesitate to accept the Conference in principle,
certain that tne powers win De lavoraDie to
Italy. He asks what will be the positiou ot Italy
in tbe Conference. Whether it was expected
that 6he should attend only to declare her rights
a position suitable to a great State which sub
mits a great question to inenaiy uovernmenis
or whether the resolutions of the Conference
would-bave authority or be confined to ollering
In the latter case, General Menabrea inquires,
would the French Government insure their
sanction? The Italiau Government could not
adaut any retrospective consideration of the
facts by which the kingdom had been consti
tuted. The deliberations ot the Conference
should be confined to removing the difficulties
between Italy and the Holy See.
In a note, dated Dec. 3, General Menabrea
thanks the French Government for the assu
rances of its irlendship, and reserves the state
ment of the proposals that appear to the Italian
Government most expedient for tbe settlement
of the Roman question.
BOOTS AND SHOES.
"f"HE LATEST STYLES
BOOTS AND SHOES,
FOR CEXTLEJIES AND DOTS.
CALL AND BEE THB
ISEW BOX TOES.
THE SKATING BOOT.
rilllF.S FIXED AT LOW FIUUBEMt
NO. 33 SOVTII MXTII BiTBEET,
lUMM'rp ABOVE OHESNPT
VENTILATING IWWF.B MOLES.
They are a PKRFEOT RWMEDY Fort OOLD OR
BW K AT Y K1'.T ORCORNH. Tbey relieve RHEU
MATlnM AM) N KI' RA They absorb and
remove tbe PKUoFlRATXON inside ot RUUiULR
To krow their merits they roust be worn.
luull Price. II uO per pair, bold, by all retail Boot
aud bhoe Dealers. r
K. A. HILL Proprietor. Ronton. Mast. Henry
F'lliott, No. in Warreu strecf, N. V.I V. & J. M. Joum,
No. 4uU Commerce street, Philadelphia, Wboleaale
HEADQUARTERS DEPOT OF THE PLATTE,
t'lllKK m'AHTKIIMAKTKH'.H OKFICK. 1
Omaha. 2Sb., November VP, IW. J
PRO FOB A I.H FOR ARMY TRANSl-OKTA MOM.
Heard Proionnls will be received hi. tins olllee until
lli M.oo TIll'HhDA Y.tlin M (ly of January, !(.
lor thp lrmiHortnUon or Military bnnplles during
lue year ron.menelng April 1, lSt'.s. and pndinit March
SI, I w;s, on Kuixe Mo. 1, from Clievcnne, l)kom. or
sncli oilier points ns may he determined npnii Oinlnif
tne year, oo (he Omaha hraneb of lue Union l'ncillo
KBllrotuI, west of Cheyenne, 10 sueh puna or
depots as are now or may lip rs'nlittshed In lh Ter
ritory ol Montana, south ot latitude 47 degrees. In Ilia
J erritory ol Imkota, west of longllinlo lot 0Krf , in
tDnltrrllory or Mntio, enst ot Iniiirllnria 1 14 duri?s,
?' i. ' j Territories ol Utuli ami Colorado, north of
tftv ,,,irees Including, If uecewnry, Denver
The weight to be transported during tho year on
Rome No, l will not exteod twuuiy-Uve 'mlillou
iildders will state the rale per 100 pounds per 100
miles al whlrh they will triit sport the sloris in paph
month of inn year bonlnuing April 1. istw, aud euduig
March Sl, 1KK9.
Judders should give tbair nam In full, an well ai
their places ot resldenco, and eiti'li proposal should be
( nii'punied hy a bond In the sum or ten tnomaii'l
(10H') doiliirs, aiRiied by two or more responsible
persons, legally executed and properly stumped guar
anteeing lliat In otise a conlmct. Is awarded for the
route niomioncd In the piopoxiil to Hih puny pro
posing, the contract will be accepted and entered Into,
and good and sunicient security furnished by snld
party lu accordance with lite terms of this advertise
ment. Kach bidder must be present at tbe opening of the
proposals In person or be represented by his at
torney, 'Ihe contractor will be required to give 1250,000
Hatlsfhctory evidence of the loyalty end solvency of
each bidder and person oll'ercd aa security will be re
quired. Proposal must be Indon-ed "Proposals for Army
Trimsporiatlon on Route No. I," and none will be en
tertained nnless tbey fully comply with the require
ments of this advert Isement.
Tbe party to whom the award Is made must b
prepared to execute the contract at once, and to give
the required bonds lor tbe lullhful performance of
the con tract.
The right to reject any or all bids that may be
OfTeri-d Is reserved.
The contractor must be In readiness for service by
the 1st day of April, lsw, on I w ill bit required lo bave
a place (d business or anency at which he may be
communicated with promptly and readily, for Route
No, 1, at Cheyenne. Dakota, or at such other point
as may be Indicated aa the starting point of the
Blanks forms, showing the conditions of the con
tract to he entered into, can he had on appllcittl in at
this office, or at the ollice of theUunrteriatiier at New
York. bt. Ixiuis. Fori Leavenworth, tsanta Fe, aud
Fort Fcellinir. aud must accompany aud be a part
ol the proposals.
By order ol the Quartermaster-General.
Brevet Rrlg.-Oen., Chief Quartermaster, Dopnrtment
of the Platte. 12 21 tn
PROPOSALS FOR ARMY TRANSlOHTA
Office Chtkf Qn ahtkrmartfh,
DkPARTMKNT OK IliKIVTA.
Pt. Paul,, Minnesota, Nov. lit. l57.
Sealed proposals will be received al thin ollioe
UUtll 12 O Clock M.. on the 20th dnir nf .liinimrv. Hia
lor the transportation ol Military Buppliea during the
year Ci.rjiniencitiK April 1, Ibtiri, and ending March 81,
lMii. on Roule No. 4, Irom faint Paul. Minn., or t-alnt
Cloud, Minn., by the shortest rood or line, to such
Posts as ate now or may be established In the Htute
ol Minnesota and In that portion of Dakota Territory
lying eahl of the Missouri river and bounded by It,
and from Fort (-tevenson, or other designated point
en the Missouri river, eastward lo inesunt postn, or
such as may be established east or north of that river,
lo Dakota Territory.
i ne wtigui to be transported on tins Route no.
shall not exceed ten million rjouuda Uii.ihki.uoO
Ridden will state tbe rate .per one hundred (100)
pounds per one hundred (loo) miles lore ch month ol
the year begir.nlug April 1, 13MS, aud ending March 31,
mnaers snouid give tneir names in run, as wen as
their places ot residence, and ench proposal should
be accompanied by a bond in the sum often thousand
dollars, bigLed by two or more responsible persons,
guaranteeing that In cane a contract Is awarded for
the route mentioned in the proposal to the party pro
posing, the contract will be accepted and entered Into,
and good aud sufficient security furnished by said
party In accordance with the terms of this advertise
ment. Tbe contractor win be renutred to give bonds In tbe
sum of one hundred thousand dollars (im.Ot'O.)
batisiactory evidence oi ine loyalty auu solvency oi
each bidder and person oiltred as security will be
l'ropoBalBmiutt be endorsed "Proposals for Army
Transportation on Route No. 4," and none will be
entertained unless they fully comply with tbe re
quirements of this Bdvertihemeuu
i ne party to wuom an uwaru is maun imisb no pre
pared to execute the coutruct at onco, and to give the
reciuired bonds for tbe luutilul uei ioriuauce of the
I ke rlKlit to rqjact any ana) an Diaa mat may De
offered Is reserved. ... ,. . .
The contractor must ne in reautness ror service oy
the ltd duv ol April, istis, and will be required to have
a place ol business or agency at which be may be com
nniDlcnted with nromotlv and readllv lor Route No.
4, at Sialnt Paul, Minnesota, Foit btevenson, Dakntt
Territory, or at si ch other point as may be indicated
as tbe starting point of the route.
Rlank forms, showing ibe conditions or thecontt'M
to be entered Into, can be hHd ou application at this
cilice, or at the oilice of the Quartermaster at New
York. Chicago. St. Louis, Fort Leavenwortn, Omaha,
and Fort bnelllug, and must accompany aud be a
part of tbe proposals r , TTIJT,
C. X. JLWiHl)ll
Lleftf.-Col., Deputy Q. M. Oen.,
Brevet .Hjig.-Uen. U. . A.,
11 80 t J19 Chief Q. M., Iepai tment of Dakota.
FOR ARMY TRANSPORTA
OFFTC1C CHTT5F QHATlTKBMAStrKB. 1
Fort Lkavknwortu, Kansas, Nov. 15, 1887. J
Sealed proposals will be received at this ollioe until
12 o'clock M. the lllh ol January, 1H;8, for the trans
portation of military supphea during the year com
mencing April 1, linW, aud ending March 31, lbotf, on
the following routes:
From Fort Barker. Kansas. Fort Hays. Kansas.
and any other point or points that maybe designated by
tue i uiei uuartermaaier jjepariuieui oi tne juissouri,
on tne uiuou Paculc Railroad, lu D., to auy places
that may be designated by the shipping olucer, In the
State of Kansas and Territory of Colorado south of
latitude 40 degrees North, and to Fort Union, New
Mexico, or Other depot that may bedeslgnated la thai
Territory, and to any other poluls on the route to thai
deP'' ROUTE NO. .
From Fort Union, or such other depot as maybe
established in tbe Territory of New Mexico, to any
posts orstatlous tbat are or may be established In that
Territory, and to sucb posts or stations as may be de
signated in the Territory of Arizona, aud lu the State
ol iexas, west of longitude Ins degrees.
ROUTK No. 5.
From such point as may be designated on tne Mis
souri Pacilic Railroad, bou'h west Wranch of Missouri
l'acilio Railroad, or the ITnlon Pacllio Railroad, E. D
to Fort Olbsou, Indian Tenitory, or such other point
as may be established as the military depot iu tbut
The weight to be transported during the year will
not exceed on Route No. 2, -".w o.wiopouuda; ou Route
No. 3. k.OuO.ihjo pounds; aud ou Route .No. S, 2.0O0.UO0
Fropi sals will be made for each route separately.
Rldders will etute the rute per loo pouuds per 100
miles at which, they will transport the stores In each
month of tbe year, beginning April 1, istiS. und end
ing March 81. 1869.
Iildders will give tbelr names In full, as well as
their places of residence, aud each proposal muni be
accompanied by a bond in tbe sum of teu thousand
(lio.iioo) dollars, duly executed by two or more re
spouBiole persons. In legal form aud properly stamped,
guaranteeing that In caue the col l met is awarded for
the route mentioned lu the proposal to the parly pro
posing, it will be accepted aud entered Into, and good
and lufllclent security Airmailed by said party iu ac
cordance with the terms of this advertisement.
Each bidder must be present at the opeulug of the
proposals, or be represented by bis attorney.
lbe;coutractor will be required lo give bonds la the
On Route No. S, ZO0,C0O.
On Roule ISO. 8, lloo.oow.
On Route No. , Sau.otO.
batisfactory evidence ol the loyalty and solvency of
each bidder and person oll'ered as security will be re-
qUpiouoals will be indorsed' "Proposals for Army
Transportation on Route No. "2," ," or "o," aa the
case may be, and now) will be eiUerUUned uule$ Uu)
comidu with the requirement Of tin advert UttneiU.
The parly to whom au award Is made must be pre
pared to execute the contract without unnecessary
delay, and lo give the required bouds for the tailhful
pertormanceol the contract.-
The right to reject auy aud all bids that may be
Offered la reserved. . .
The contractor oi eaeS route must be In readiness
for service by the lstdarr April, is. ana must uaye
a place of business -r ageucy at which he may be
communicated wllb readily. For Route No. a at Fort
llarker, and such other points on the railroad as may
be designated as the starting point pt the route; for
Rome No, a at Fort Union, New Mexico, orsuoh other
point as may be eslabllMhed as the depot, aud for
lloute No, S at Leaveuwortu, Kansas.
Rlank forms Bbowlug the conditions of the contract
to be eutered Into for each roule cau be bad upou ap
plication at this olllce. or at the cilice of the Quarter
master at New York. Chicago, bt. Louts, Bt. Paul,
Fort Leavenworth, Omaha, Denver, C. 1 aud Hauta
Fe, and must accompany and be a part or the pro-
P08"1"' ' Tm C EA8TON,
12 tUU C Q. M. Dep't of the Missouri.
piTLCR, WEAVER & CO.,
MANILLA AND TARRED CORDAGE, C0KD9,
No. !3 North WATER Hlieet, and
No. 22 North DKLA WARE Avenue,
EnWINlI. FlTT.KB, MionAH Y
0 C L B L 1 A N D
f- tierew'ori" to Philip Ford A Co.).
ALtTlONiliJlH. No. 60S MARK FT (street.
("I.OblNO PALE OF THE KKAHOlt OF 1100 CASE
ROOIM. RHOrH. RROO ANrJ .KTU.
On Manday Mornlui,
December 10. commencing at In o'clock, we will sell.
by catsh ne. for caib. 'S chscs men's, buys', and
yttills' boots, hne. brog.ns, balmorals, etc.; also.
esily attention o the trade is called. ' 112 ZS St
fOlIN B. AI1ER8 A CO., AUUTfONBiRJs
If Nos. and !U4 M ARKiT Htreei,
LARGE PEREMPTORY bALE OF BOOT8, 8II0KS,
iittuu A n. it 1
On Tuesday Morning,
December SI . at 10 o'clock, on lour months' credit.
lOIKi packages boms, shoes, brogsns, eld. 1 12 - 41
JM, GUMMEY & SONS, AUCTIONEERS
. No. 60S WALNUT Btreet.
Hold Regular Bales ol
REAL JJsTATK, bTOCKS, AND PFCURIT1E8 AT
THE PiliLADFLPHlA KXCHANOK.
Handbills of each property issued separately,
loeo catalogues publinhi-d and circulated, containing
"ill descriptions ol property lo be sold, a also a par
tial list of property contained lu our Real Estate Re
g inter, and oUeied at private salo.
bales advertised dally In all the dally newspapers.
M THOMAS A 80NS, NOS. 139 AND 141
. a FOURTH. Btieet.
HANDi OMTC WALNUT FURNITURE.
... . On Monday Morning,
At 10 O Clock, al (l ?H2- nrtDn .l.aat K. ,,.!
tho entire very superior furniture. Including hand
some walnut and garnet plush drkwlug-rootu turnl-
' Jr' '"i1""" wainut cn sinner suite; coltng
chamber suit; handsome walnut dining-room lurul
lure: China and glassware; handsome veivet and
Urussela carpeia; italr carpets; kitchen furniture,
12 1 It
rpilOMAS BIRCH it SON, AUCTIONEERS
CHEbiLT Btreet, rear entrance No. 1107 Baiuoul St, .
Bale at No. 1 1 tn cheSntit strret
NEW ASH bECOND HAND HOUsKlfOLD FUR-
.. . On Friday Morning,
At DO Clock, at the auction atom Ifn lllnrii,..n
Sirret, a large assortment ol stioerinr niii, .i.um-
tii-r, dining-room aud cubine furniture, also. Freuok
pla'e mirror'-, tine carpels, etc.
1'IANO-FORTKH. One superior rosewood piano
forte, made by bchomuker & Cn.
One do no. do. made by Btelnmeti,
One superior rosewood grand piano-tone,
oue cabinet organ, suitable for a church.
One lueloduon. It
On Butnrday, .
December Jh. 1807, al 11 o'clock, ojttdng ont sale of
Kelty.t arrlngton A Co.'s slock, al BTOre No. 72JChea
uut street, consisting of-
Rrocalelles, lerrys, repi, satin do lalne. damask,
elegant embroidered Swiss lace aud English Nottlng
bam curtains, curtain materials, piano and table
rovers, w ind iw shados, furniture coverings, and up
holsterers' trimmings ol all kinds. Also, three set
b.ack walnut liral-olass lurnlture.andouelargemlrror
w lib connecting cornices. (.12 26 as
LIPflNCOTT, SON & CO., AUCTIONEERS
No. Sic MARKET blreot Philadelphia. (Preml.
ses formerly occupied by Messrs. Panooastdt Wars
LAROK POSITIVE HALKOF WW LOTS OF AME
RICAN AND IMPORTED DttY GOODS.
HOSIERY, NOTIONS. bTOCK. OF (GOODS, &0., by
On Friday Morning,
December 27i, commencing at lu o'clock. Includ
ed will he found a foil and desirable assortment of
saorable goods, worthy the alieullou of the city
jobbiug, country and retail trade. It.
FFICE CHIEF QUARTERMASTER,
F'ikth Military District. 1
It KW Oklkanh. Lu . Dec. IX. ISKT. f
Sealed Proposals are invited aud will be received at
this oilice until 12 M., January 18, lsliS. lor the pur
chase of all tbe right, title aud Interest or tbe United
biatiRln and to the United Mates Military Railroad,
irom Brazos bantlat o to White's Raucbe, Texas.
The sale will include the entire track and sidings,
buildings, water stations, turntables, etc., the rail
road materials aud supplies pertain lug to tbe road,
together with the rolling mock, cars, machluery. and '
other equipments, as follow s;
C'., miles railroad track.
4 claw bars, used.
2 pit ch bars, used.
6 Mulling boxes, used.
20,000 pounds railroad chairs, good.
Unto pounds railroad Iron, good.
1 locomotive, unserviceable,
1 locomotive and tender, serviceable.
1 locomotive head-light, unserviceable.
14 coupling links, good.
6Kti pouuds car spriufrs, good.
12,1.00 pounds railroad spikes, good,
f00 cases lies, itood.
2 shackle bars. used.
21 square brasses, good.
7 Hal cars, worn but serviceable.
2 crowB-leet, worn,
4 rat road frogs and 8 switch stauds, worn,
4 spike mauls, worn.
2 Jack screws and levers, worn.
2 turu-iahles, worn,
1 lire tongs, worn,
2 screw wrenches, worn.
1 baud car, worn.
2 push-car wheels, worn.
1 stove, worn.
1 push car, worn.
4 hand-car wheels, worn.
This sale will not Include tint title to tholand. whlolf
does not belong to the United btates, nor to the bridge
over tne "jioca jnica,
This road Is about ten miles In length, and extends
from Brazos bautiago to White's Ranche, ou the Rio
Grande. From this polut conuectb u Is made by
Bteamer wllb Brownsville and Maianioras.
Of the ten miles 8 13U-1H0 are washed away byaiat
hurricane. 4 67-160 are in running order, although not
continuous, and about 1 84-160 miles of the material
are burled In Rand.
The route Is ihe shortest and best for the Immense
traflic between the Gulf of Mexico and tLe Interior of
bouibern Texas aud Northern Mexico, and the com
munication by rail alone cau readily be extended U
The railroad to White's Ranche saves thirty miles;
ot dltUcult and tortuous navigation. The road Uj live,
leet gauge, good ties,!' rail, and lull spiked.
The property may be Inspected on application to)
Captain C. H. Hoyt, A. Q. M., Drowusvllle. Texas,
anu any lniormaiion uesireo may oe owiaineu rioni
that ollleer, or from the ollioe of tbe Ohlet Quarter
master Filth Military District, New Orleans, La.
A condition of the sale will be tbat transportation
shall be furnished for all Government troops and sup
plies, whenever required, at rates not lo exceed tliote
paid by the United Slates toother railroad conipaule)
in the Fifth Military District.
Terms of paymeut cash, lu United Btates Treasury
D The Government reserves the right to reject eny or
Prooosals should be Indorsed "Proposals for Brazoa
Santiago and Rio Grande Railroad," aud addressed
to the undersigned at thU olhce. y McQONlGLK,
Brevet Lieut-Col. and A. Q. M. U. b. A., lu charge of
oflice. 12 21 1
PROPOSALS FOR FORAGE.
DlPOT OUAHTIBMAHTKR OFKICK.
JumHhONMLLK, lud,, Ilea 16, 1867.
Sealed proposals will be received at this Oracs
until 12 M , January 2, 18R8, for the delivery ot m,
three months' supply of OATd and HAY lor thin
The Oats must be of the best quality.
The Hay must he of the best qualhy baled Hay.
Forage to be delivered, from time to time, as re
quired by the tllicer In charge.
Rids must he made In duplicate, with a copy of
this advertisement attached to each, aud each bid
must he accompanied by the guarantee of two re
sponsible parties that. In case the contract la
awarded to ibe bidder, good and sufficient bond
will be given lor the faithful perforuutuce of the)
R1d w'lll be endorsed "Proposals for Forage," and '.
add tested to the undersigned.
The riht Is reserved lo reject any or all bids.
Rv order of the Quartermaster-General.
12 24 71 H. C. RANSOM. 8
ALE OF UNSERVICEABLE
Dkpot Quabtkbmastbb's Orrtct. 1
Wabhinoton, D. C, December 1, l". J
Will be sold at public aunt Ion, under 'he supervlsioa
of Brevet Colonel A. P. Rluut. A. Q. M;i', . At o
on FRIDAY, 27th instant, at Lincoln Il? i,.10' 21
Quartermaster's blorea. rated as uuswvlooole. oou-
siBting In part or- .set Lead Mule Hae-
s knrl utr H..
8 bprlig Bodies, uniln-
ou St is Wheel do.,
iiISS"" Wheel Amort-
10 Two-horse Amhu-
85 Wagon Wheels,
1 bieam jipg"k ,ntnn
1 Steam Worlblngton
mo pounds Scrap Iron,
1 Lifting ior1do
1 Power Punch.
1 Travelling Eire'
inns) do. Old Shoe,
loou do. Old Bolls.
I00O do. Old Tires,
8u0 do. Old Springe.
SooO Wagon Rows.
.g'eiher with Too',, of ail kinds, and other ar'4ol
"V.i'm.-ash In Government MnH.
By order of tb Quarter u-ajter-Genr.
Deputy 4. M. General.
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