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THE DAILY KVlflS IMP TELKli HA PH I'll 1; ADKIjl'f ll A , WIODNESD A.Y , NOVEMBER 23, 1870. C1TT 1 If XBLLI a E If C El. STATE SENATOR The Writ fer the Elerilea la the Flrat Dlatriet The f wiitlrili of Deaestber Naased u th Eleeilca Day The Candidate. Thin morning Andrew M. Kambo, flergeant-at. Arm! ol tha (Stale Senate, waited upon the iSherllT, but tn nil absence served upon Chief Deputy Smltn the writ of Speaker White, of the Senate, ordering a special election to be held In the First ttenatortal lUitrK t. to till the vacancy occasioned by the death r the Hon. William W. Watt. The doenment la aa follows: The commonwealth of Pennsylvania to Peter Lyle, Fi., 1 1 iazlt sneriir i.f the city and county of Fliiiaiel ph'a, greeting: Whereas, It has come to ray know ledge, as Sneaker of the Senate of the Common wealth of Pennsylvania, that the Hon. WUIlnm W. Watt, member af the Senate from the First benato t rial district of the (Jjbjiuoii wealth, Is lately de reaped, making a vacancy for the said district in the Sen'- . . And whereas, it Is by the Constitution of the Com aaeuwealth ami the laws passed in pursuance thereof made the duty of the Speaker of the senate to issue writs and appoint a Uy for the holding of elections to till vacancies occurring therein. Now these are to notify jon that I, by vlrtie of the authority vested as aforesaid In me as the fpeaker of the Senate of Pennsylvania, hereby ap point Tuesday, tb day of December, A. D. lsiO, as the day for holding the election tn the several elec tion districts comprising the First Honatorial DU ti let of Pennsylvania, to till the vacancy existing therein, as aforesaid. And you are hereby directed to give at least ten dys public notice of said election as required by law, and tht said election shall be held aud conducted according to the Acts of Assem bly In such case made and provided lor the h ltuig and cenductlng or elections in the city of Philadel phia and the commonwealth of Pennsylvania. liven nnder my baud and seal at lUrrinburg, this izd day of November, A. 1). 1870. llAHRY iVHITK, Speaker of the Senate. Attest: Gdohoe W. Hamekri.v, Clerk of tiieSentte. Numcrens gentlemen have been finn u:iv 1 as eandida'es to succeed (Senator Watt. Tuey are, as lar as heard of, as follows: Republicans John Price Wetherlll, Joseph R. I.yndall, William 11. Taggart, Robert C. TiUermary, aud Hubert Morris. Democrats Robert P. Dechert, O'jnnral William Mccandlcss, Joseph E. Caldwell, and Alexander J. Diamond. Tne Republican City Execntive Committee it Is thought, villi name the evening of Wednesday, De f ruber 7, as the occasion for their delegate elec tions throughout the district, aud the morning of December hs the day for holding the uominiting convention. The election oilicers of October last will hold this special election, and th? registry list ufi d on tlint occasion will also lie employed. TJIAMiSUlVLNU. Prorlnmatlon hv tJovernor tJonrv The C'ere , uiouien on ill Occasiou. Ta-morrow is the day set apart by the President of the I 'lined Stares and tne O vernorof Pennsylvania as a day of thanksgiving. The latter oillcial la his proe.amation says: "PeuriHyivauin, uusurpnsscd in nlessmgs, should not be surpassed by any in acknowledging her grati tnde to God. 1-et us, tlicu. as citix.cus of the Com monweaith, abstain, as lar as possible, from our usual avocations on tnat day, mi l assemble at our respective places of worship, mid let us there, and tn (lie festivities oi our assembled families an our cherished homes, rejoice in the goodness of Gj;l, and render thanks to lllm for His loving klii'liiss and His abundant mercy toward us. Lot ourtti inks glvlng and praise Uud expression In dedicating the day to deeds of benevolence aud charity, and In ministering to and alleviating the wauts of'tfie pior, the needy, and the sutTorlng, so that all miy 're joic and te exceeding glad.' 'To do ga v aid t eoinrouutcate forget not, for with such sacrifices Ua l Is well pleased.' "Let us invoke Divias favor nrion our belovel State and nation, and pray that all who are called t-J administer their governments may be acto it id by the 'spirit of wisdom and understanding, the epirit or counsel and might, the spirit of knowie Ig-s, aud the rear or the Lord.' " The day having been set spirt by an act of Assembly as a legal holiday, it will be generally ot tesved as such lu this city. In addition to the nsnal religious ceremonies, the 1st Division, N. O. of Pa., will be reviewed at I.vids downe, Fairmouut l'ark, at 2'j' 1. M., by Mijor ttcner.il Georire O. Meade, U. S. A., and Major Clcneial A. L. Picrsou, of the lsth Division P. N. G. The 1st Brigade will parade previous to the review. The cavalry and Infantry and Keystono Battery will form at 12-20 p. M. on Broad street, right resting oi Walnut The 2d and 3d Brig-ids will form at lndadownt. Trie 4tn Brigade will assemble at il A. M. ob Ilroad street, light resting on Cove. The soldiers' orphans aud friendless children at the Kortliern Home, Tweuty-tliird and Brown streets, will have a dinner nerved to them. Donations are requested by the managers. There will be appropriate exerotsss at the Hiras for Lutlo Wanderers, No. 843 H tinlirldge sr.reer., in cluding a dinner. Contributions of food and clothing are asked for. The principals and rranagers of the Soldiers' Orphans' Schools throughout the St its have been ordered to suspend school, and employ the usual hours in such manner as will be bust calculated to lncnlcate a dependence upon God, awaieri graceful emoilna, and iinnlaut pleasant memories la the hearts of these fatherless children. Fires this Mokninu. About half-past 6 o'clock this morning a fl-e broke out in thd largo five-story brick building Nos. Bu and 60s North street, occti- ?ied on the first floor and basement by the Bid lie lard ware Company, aud the second, third, fourth, and Fifth floors by T. SiucUir, lithographer. The damage to the bull ling by fire was not serious. Tnu flames originated accidentally on the third story, and burned a hoi through the rioor to the sUry below. Here a counter, contaiuing printing paper, and some shelving were destroyed. Mr. (Sinclair's lock of prlntlug material aud lithographic stones was greatly damaged by the heat, smoke, aud water. It Is impossible for him to estimate his losi, considering the character or the stock on the pre mises, but it will not rail short of f lO.ono. lie has an Insurance, as follows: Fame Insurance Company, $r4io; Pennsylvania, fsooi); Reliance, tam; Spring Garden, JtooO; Upriugheld, Mass., ti)0; North America, f2)0; and Union Muttal, fif0X The lildole Hardware Company sustain a loss of several thousand dollars. The principal damage done was In the cellar, whre the stock on baud was not very valuable, on the first floor the most expensive hardware was stored. This was protected by t:ie eorersof the Fire Insurance Patrol. The loss of the firm is fully covered uy iusurauort la the Fire Association and other companies. B'utror the inde fatigable exertions or the firemen, a most destruc tive conflagration would have taken p'ace. About 8 o'clock this morning a slight Ore oc enrred in the basement of the furniture store of A. & 11. Lejambre, No. 1147 Chesiiut struct. Tne Raines were coutlnod to so;no hair and flax used In the making up of sofas, and were extinguished with a few buckets of water. The Ore was accidental. A lad, in lighting the gas in the cellar, dropped a piece vf lighted paper among the material. Report of tiib Insurance Patrol. T. M.Cnsker. Captain of the insurauce Patrol, reports that for the mouth of October, 1870, there were 34 box alarms tor lire ana iso siiert alarms, or wmcn 4 were false. The causes of the fires were as follows: Accidental, 3); careless, 8: spontaneous combustion. 4: iueen iitrv. 11 ; supposed incendiary, 7; unknown, 3; old tires, 2; uonnre, l. The character of buildings on Ore was as follow3: 16 dwellings. 2 blacksmith shops, a oarns, 3 mi chine shops, 3 ooleu mills, 1 drug store, 3 groeerr uteres, 2 sa aud plaulng mills, 1 looktng-glaMS and frame estalillshmeut,ou lire three times, 1 cotton and woollen mill, 1 boot and shoe factory, 1 cabinet maker s shop, 9 statues, i noat house, l Honor st ire. 1 clothing house, 1 shirt emporium, 1 broom factory, 1 "omnibus" birlding, 1 brick yard shed. 1 shoesto-e. 1 flue cutlerr establishment, 1 produce store, 1 oil re finery, 1 chair factory, l out house, l beer saloon, 1 tannery, i rag ana paper store, i cnarcn, l n jur mill, i biuokc nouse, ana i juuk Biiup. Thahi8giviko Kvf Bali $. To-nfght he annual atll of the Pickwick Club, will be riven at Natl mil (Guards' HalL The delegation of mitiinore uiut- tary, w so come here to witness the display of to morrow, will be In attendance at this pleasant reunion. The third annual soiree of the Neptune Associa tion, which is Intended as complimentary to Nert time Lodge, K'o. I. O. O. F., will also come off i nis evening, it win take place at Koa Men a li ill, M Uira anu jsrows Bireeta. explosion or coal Oil. About half pist 5 'clock this morning Annie Miller, a ssrvait in tha lauiuy oi sir. Menry ciuenei, .no. I5i3 Mascher street, was seriously burned about the bodr by the explosion of a can of coal oil. She waa makin s Ire at the time, and in order to increase the tumu aLe poured coal oil on the burning wood ; hence the explosion. Annie waa removed to tne Hospital, wucre sue lies iu a very iiiuloj rauuiuuu, Wife-Beater. Joseph Yonng, residing at No. eo3 Fwanson street, was arrested Uutt ulght upon the ri aree or bea'.ing nis wire over tne nead with plat e of wood. The accused hail a hearing before Alderman l.utr, and was committed to prison. Blown Down. During the high wind last evening ne or mefeinan towers on the cnurcn or tne An nunciation, Tenth and Dlckerson streets, was blown down aud tieiuousiieti. a portion of the brick work on which u rented was suaiiered. A EUROPEAN LINE. Artlca af the Peaaavlvaala. Itnllraad Cawnnnv FaTrlac a l.lae t Pirainahiaa frm Pbila delpala Baraae-A ttahaerlptlaa af tl9. 000 Pramlsed. Atamactlncof the renniylvaaia Rallrosd Com pany Directors, held this afternoon, the following resalntlons were adopted, with reference to thi establishment of a Una of steamships between tela city and Aurope: Htfiwi. mat ine rennyivania naMro.T com- any will unite with th coin uercll, maun actiriog. and insiusrriai intert s oi me city i l-nuaneionia In tha establishmeat or a line of not less thsn foar steamships, to be built In the Pnlted 8tatei, to p'y batween this port snd I.lvetpool, or other European porr, npon tne ronowing generni ra n: A charter for the organization of a steamship com- psay to be obtained from the Lglsl itiire or I'e ti srlvanla at the next session the minimum cipitsl or such compsnv to be ;uo,iiiiit, with p twer to in crease to $s,noi,bfiO. I he I'ennflvlvanis Railroad company win sub scribe for t4M),GGQ of sntd capital, on eonditlon that .;uo,oo be tubicribed for by oilier responsible par ties. Hot is of the said steamsnis conntny pivibieii "i ycarp. and bearing 6 Per ct. interest in g'ld, free of taxes, to be Issued to the noioiiMt of t.50JU'ii), winch bonas, in ino event or ine stea nsnip com pany railing to rsy, shall be pnrchis.id, principal and Interest, as the sam m-tnr, by the Pennsyl vania itaiiroaa uomoany an tne par va'uc thereof. i ne title oi tne companv to no " i ns American steamship Company or Phiiadelphin." Annivfrsakt Prayer Mbetino. Thn anniver- saryof the Noonday I'rayer Meeting took place nt noon to-day at the Church of the Kpiptiany, north west corner or meentn and 1'iiemiut streets, 'i nere was a large attendance of Indies and gentlemen. Rev. Dr. JNewton presided, and opened tne proceed ings with reading a portion of the Scriptures and irayer. Addresses and prayers were then delivered y jtcv. Airs, .jonnson, rernicy, licnancxs, fierce. Malcolm, Acnew, Church, Kmurson, Gates, and others. Taitf.d a Till. Charles Hays, a colored lad. was yesterday sent to prison by Alderman L'ltz, to answer the charge af robbing the money drawer of a grocery store on nnrsr, street. rn-n IVdvph Alirtr Imir.nBut 10 A'ulnpb laat right the brick yard shed at Twenty-third and Co lumbia avenue was partially destroyed by Ure. ForNn Ot-kn Last night the police foual five stores open in ine Mxtn oistrict. A.li W A 1 I B I A ff I H .1 12 designs for EKOP.AVED BALL TICKETS, rAKTY INVITAT.ONS, rAKClSG PROGRAMMES, Prices Very Reasonable. vvrvj. h. HOSKiras, Stationer, Engraver, and Stcarn-Power Printer, tlo. 013 AilCII Street. JUST BECE1VEU, FINE IMPORTED WHITING-DESKS, IINIS.iiNlJS, POCKET BOOKS AND GAUD CASE 3, Gf new and handsome design. Card Kngraver inl Slalioner, No. 1033 C1IESNTJT STUBET, 9 13 tutlisISp PUILAUELPUIA. O DOERS & WOSTEN HOLM'S POCKET m. jvnives, raircuuoH vyeieujii l'ockct-books. etc.. in creat vHriet.?: Knives, Fairchllds' Celebioted Gold Pens, vvm. jvi. uiiKisii, Mtanoner, 11 S2tl 1 No. 127 S. THIRD St., biltw Chesnnt, DRY GOODS. PEICE & WOOD, W. W. Corner ElOntn and FILBERT, nave just recoiveo A new lot of Worked Slipper Patterns. A.new lot of Worked Cushion Patterns. Several new lots of Fancy Purses aud Poriemon- naies. New style Lace Illkfs., at SI, S1-2S to 82-ftO. Lace Hdkfs., 4c, worth 75s. : very cheap. Ladles' and Gents' Linen hemstitched 11 Ufa. A larcre assortment Ladies' and Genu' Hosiery and (.loves, bought for cash, very cheap. Ladles' full regular-made Hose, i5, ii3, SO up to 62tc. cents nan nose, run regniar-maae. vo, 23, 23, sic. Ladies' iiulbrisrpan Hohc, 60 and 2c. Ladles' and Children's Merino Hose. I adles' Cloth. Silk-mlzed. Berlin, and 5nun Silk Gloves. Ladies' Buckskin and Castor Gauntlet Gloves. Gents' Buckskin. Cloth. Berlin, and Spun Silk Gloves. Children's Cloth Gloves, in blue, white, and scar let. Wide Black Sash Ribbons, very cheap. Colored Sash Ribbons. Trimming Bibbons, In black and colored. Black Velvet Ribbons, best quality. A lanre assortment Ladies' and Oentg' Merino Vnderwear, very cheap. A iarpe assortment or isianKeis. All-wool Flannels, Heavy Shaker Flannels. Opera Flannels, aud Plaid Shirting Flannels. PRICE A WOOD, 9 28w4m N. TV. cor. EIGHTH and FILBERT. V Tl irn iln. T l1 Clnvoi 1 a nalr worth tl-9fi. Jouvln ' Colored and Black Kid Gloves. EVER SIMCE 1053 We have been on Spring Garden Street We aimed at building np a Large TraJo. We aave OUR FOUNDATIONS WEltE: FAIRNESS. POLITENESS, STEADINESS. PERSEVERANCE. Our Present Stock is Magnificent in Style, Wonderful la Va riety, and Very Rei eonable indeed in Prices. Some Specialties. New and Seasonable Dress Goods. New and Pu'hiouab'.e Shawls Rich HiaA Silks. Poplius and Plilds. iilsukets. Flannels, Cas.'ti meres, Cloths, Table Linens, Napkins, Towels, Hdkfs. piHiio Covers, Marseilles guilts, Aid ti.ovei, etc. JOSEPH H. THORNLEY, NORTHEAST CORNER OF EIGHTH and &PKINO GARDEN Sti., S 8 tbstQS PilllAiLPiUA. GEORGE D. WISHAtVl, No. 7 North EIGHTH Street, Is now prepared to offer one of the largest and bast selected stocks of Dress Goods To be found In the city, and will be aold at tha LOWEST CASH PRICKS. NEW GOODS OPENISTQ DAILY. EJ&Iitli Street Kinuorlum for Black Silks! Black Silks! BLACK T4FPKTA. BLACK OVOS GRAIN, heavy, tl'60, fl-73. 3. BLACK UROS UKA IN, wide, ii. BLACK UKOS GUALN, rich, 2'H, 20, J T5, tl 3 bll. t. f 4 ML IS- A bPiiNUli) AfcSORTMEST OF IPJ8H POPUN3. l or liar(f ill's can at GLOKGB D. WISUA1CS ONE PUIUE STOKE, Mthi Na t North EIGHTH Street. Our Motto Small ProfiU ond Qaiek Salts. Till II D EDITION TO-DAY'S WASHINGTON HEWS. TIig Philadtlphia Navy Yard. IJhcliaigtd Hands Ht'iHstated. Suirner and the Presidant. Politics in Ucw England Ktr Etc.. tile. Dtc, i:t;. FJWM WASHLYOTOX. Another Ter.trlUB for .llr. Ilnrmer. Special Viah to Th Evming 'ftUyrapk. Wa6hton, Nov. S3. Hon. Alfred C. Har- mcr, member elect from your Fifth district, is icre to-day, nnd was among the callers at the White House. Mr. Harruer visited the Secre tary of the Navy, and tnccecled in getting the order recently Issued for the discharge of three hundred men at your Navy Yard revoked. Mr. llarmrr represented that turning these men adrift at this reason would cause great FufTerine-, and be thought if the Secretary could poFsibly find work for them, tlicy should bo re tained. The Secretary at once directed the order dismissing them to be revoked. Mr. Ilr mer promises to be a useful ntembor. This is the second success he has had since his elec tion, the first being the secured order to retake the census. CJenernl Nealey, member from the Pittsburg District, is here, fettling up old rcores with tho men who op posed him in the recent canvass. He called upon the President to-day and had a long con sultation. The President congratulated him oa his success against the Democrats iu his dis trict, and assured him that whatever he sug gested relative to the distributioa.of Federal patronage should be doce. llr. Mamner and the PreHlrtent. Senator 8umner, who arrived last night, did not call upon the President to-day to pay h respects. The feeling at the White House towards him is anything but friendly, especially since the publication of hit interview with a re porter of the Chicago Jiepublican. Although Mr. Sumner denies Its general accu racy, there are people at the White House who believe that Sumner said all the hard things about the administration that are attributed to him. There is no prospect of healing the breach between them. 'FROM NEW FXGLAXD. Political. Boston, Nov. 23. Hon. William Gaston was nominated hist evening by the Democratic wards and city for Mayor by 73 out of 108 votes, ef which Mayor Shurlleff had 22. from Mpv ran K. Klin for litTmnnt Boads. Nrw York. Nov. 25. There were twentv- fonr bids for gold to-day, amounting to 1 1,000,- 000. Highest bid, 111-95; lowest, 111. Tho awards will be $1,000,000 at 11187 to 111U5. Proposals for five-twenty bonds will be received on Friday, Nov. 25. FROM .YEW YORK. Specie) Kbtineat. New York, Nov. 23. The steamer Algeria takes 13,000 in specie to Europe to-day. This Afternoon's Quotation. Iiveri-ool, Nov. 231-80 P. M. Cotton firm. with an upward tendency: middling uplanin, 9i. ; nnuciiinr orieans, vxn eei, nzs. ea. rors, lus, fed. Tallow. 43s. ail. lokdon, jnov. xb r. hi i:onsois, osv ror both money anu account. American securities nat v. 8. 6-208 of iwj, 67V: of lsea, old. si: of lbGZ, by. &IOCK9 uuu ; x.rie, iy. LEGAL iriTELLIOSIJCTJ. Prlnoa Caae. CVwrt of Quarter Seion Judg Pirr4. Prison cases ol a small kind were tried to-day. John Williams, an Africau, waa convicted of lar cecy. A lady testified tha1. she wai in market one moininK early, with a purse containing sniuher hand, aud a man passed her, snatched the purse from her baud, aud ran away. Two we3ks after wards the cops arrested the prisoner, and the ladt Identified him aa the thief. Philip Simpson was convicted of the larceny of a silver watch bclonglug to James McCann. He was on the point ot getting luto a fight ia McCann's tavern, and McCann interfered to save him from a sound beating. The fellow took advantage of his protector's un wariness, and wrenched his watch from his pocket and made oil as fast as he could. An Indiana farmer performed something like the Cn'tarean operation on a $75 mule that had eaten his pocket-Look with $4(W in cur rency. The mule died, aud the gastric juice had destroyed the mouev. PROPOSALS. D EPARTMENT OP 1IIOIIV7ATS. Offici No. 104 8. Fifth strket, Philadelphia, November 13, 170. NOTICE Ti) CONTRACTORS. PEALED PROPOSALS will be received at the offlca of the Chief Commissioner of Highways until 12 o'clock M., on 11 ON DAT, sisth Instant, for the con struction of a Sewer on the line of Third street, from the north enrh Una of Suxquehanna avenue to the sen er in Diamond street, said sewer to be con structed ot brick, circular la form, with a clear lnUde diameter of three feet, with such man-holes aa may be directed by the Chief Kmlneer and Surveyor. The understanding to be that the Hewera herein advertised are to ba completed on or before the 81st day of December, lbTU. And the contractor shali take bills prepared against the property fronting on said aewer to the amount of out doUar and llfty cents for each linaal foot of front on each aide of the street aa ao much cash paid ; the balance, aa limited by ordinancn, to be paid by the city; and the contractor will ba re quired to keep the street and twer in food order tvr three years after the sewer is nulbhed. When the street la occupied by a City Paaseajrer Railroad track, the sewer aliall be constructed along side of said track iu such aiauner an not to obstruct or Interfere with tne safe passage of the cars thereon; aud no claim for remuneration shall be paid the con tractor by the compauy using said track, aa sneolned In Act of Asm in bl ir approvvu May 8, lfetM. Each propoaal wlii be accompanied by a cer tificate that a bond hns been Hied in the Law Deparuneut aa directed by ordinance of May 25, lBoo. If the lowest bidder shall not execute a con tract within live days after the work la awarded, he will be deemcti aa declining, and will be held liable on bis bond for the dimneuce between his bid and the nest lowest bidder. fcreciilcutlona may be had at the Department of Suivejs, whlrh will be strictly aahered to. The DepartmeBt of Highways reserves the right to reject all bids not deemed satisfactory. All bidders may be present at the tune and place of opening the said proposals. No allowance will be made for rock excavation, except by special contract. WAIILON IL DICKINSON. 11 23 8t Chief cemiuUsiouer of Highways. FOURTH EDITION LATER FROM EUROPE. Tic EUck Sea Complication. The Czar Breaks Cilence. He Hcncs ihere will be no War. Kevcr the loss lie is not Afraid ThePrussians in Francs A Sortie from Paris. etc., Etc.. Etc Etc., lite. FROM EUROPE. The ilelilrawtc Election. Berlin, Nov. 23. Tho elections In Schleswljr generally resulted In favor of those candidates who support the proposition for annexation to Denmatk. A Sortie Tram Pnll". London, Nov. 23. On the 13tu lnet. sharp shooters in General Trochu's army made a re connoisancc from Paris as tar as Champiiny, three miles southeast ot Vlncennes. At that point a large body of Prusslaus were encoun tcred, and after a sharp actios the Prussians were dislodged and the stores collected there destroyed. The Parlbians returned to camp without serious loss. The ArmUttre Rumorn. Rumors arc in circulation that renewed efforts for an nrrrii-tic have lately been made. the 1 renvoi A rka Acala. A story lately published that the manufacto rics of Schneider, at La Creuot, have been sold to an American company are authoritatively denied. The mack Ne DinicaUy. PrsTir, Nov. 23. la the Diet yesterday Count Andrsssy, on being questioned, declined to give any information as to negotiations with Kusbia touching the Black Sea didlculty. London, Nov. 23. The Times to-day has a telegram from Coustaatinopla, saying that the Sultan invokes the interposition ot fhe guaran teeing parties. The Horning Post has information confirming the report that Italy will act iu concert with England and Austria. A Word from the Cznr. St. Feter8buko, Xov. 23. To the address from the Lithuanian regiment the Czar replied yesterday, "I hope there will be no war, but if God wills it, you will prove your known devo tlon." ' FROM JVEW YORK. Revenue nnd Civil Mervlce Iteform. New York, Nov. 23. A meeting of the friends of revenue and civil service reform, from va rious parts of tho country, was held ia this city yeetcrday, at which the condition of these two questions before the country aud Congress was talked over, and the following was adopted: , Whereas, The time has arrived for the friends of revenue reform and civil service reform to unite in a permanent organization, for the pur pose of concentrating public sentiment on mea sures necessary to carry these reforms Into effect; therefore, lechfd, That a committee be "appointed by this meeting, whose duty it shall be to promote these reforms in all appropriate ways' aud who, if legislation during the coming session of Con gress shall seem to them unsatisfactory shall be empowered to sumtnou the persons here present and such others as may sympathize with them, to consultation for the purpose of calling a na tional convention ef the friend of those re forms. FROM WASIIINaTOX. t'enarenamea Arriving. Va8Uington, Nov. 23. Over twenty mem bers of Congress of both houses are now In Washington. Some of them had interviews with the President to-day. The Navy Depart ment has revoked the order for Commander . C. Grafton to command the Terror. ThaokaKlvlnar. The clerks of the departments were dismissed to-day at noon until Friday morning. Tbo flleilcao C'lnlma. The commiiislon will reject all cases not pre sented before the first of Feburary, 1869. BpteUU Despatch to Th Kvtning TeUyrtpk, I'ODsrtMuen art ArrlTloa in large numbers. At the White House to-day there was a constant stream of Senators and members who have just arrived, calling to pay their respects to the President. Amoug others were Senators Carpenter and Osborn and Re presentatives Washburn, Kegley, Uaruscr, aud Kelley. Hon. C'harlea O'Neill is here, looking rather chapfalleo after his fight and defeat. FROM MEW YORK. A Defuulilu Collector. Buffalo, Nov. 23. The Courier this morn ing confirms the rumor afloat for several days that Rodney W. Daulels, Collector of Customs for this pert, is accused of malfeasance ia using public funds for his private business, aud that United States Treasury Ageut Leopold is in charge of the ofllce, awaiting advices from Washington. PHILADELPHIA STOCK EXCHANGE SALES. Reported by De Haven A Bra, No. so S.TUlrd street. BETWEEN BOARDS. 900 Pa 6a l..c.iov km an Ln N....D30. IM WUinA RRTa Wljtf flOt'OAm Gold Hi r-ooo do hs. m fllHiOd do 85.111 (8 sh Ch A Wal. o. 4 18 ah Cam Am R. .srwn..ll3 IS sh Phil ft T It. .115 10 sa Cent Trans. . . Tuesday... . M 100 sh Peiuia R t9 100 do vuo do i30. iiyt sooo sh Ruad.ls.sso. Mv V9 do 60U4 lud do 1)3. 60' lii 10 dO..ls.b30. 60'. una do ban u SOD sh Cata Prf.btiO. b7v sh Pin) Bk l&j BBliCJirard UK... ti',' SECOND BOARD. 1700 Cltv 6s. urior lo sh Penna RR... Bitwa.... 6t lOtsaOO AH.b3t W 14 sh Head.... ss.tr.Ki 1)4 IS sh Phila Hk 169 loo an CataPrf.bS. 175. lot do 37X to 'C1....103 liooo C A A rn 6a, t UH lot sh Ph A K H ... tOsti N Ceut R... BU.' ManOAAuRbA.110 100 h Gerin'n P R. 80 100 do 80 FIFTII EDITION THE LATEST NEWS. Rejoicings' Over Aosta in Havana. National Emigration Conrcntloa. r.ic, Etc., lite, IHc, etc. FROM CUBA. Enthnslnaat aver the Klrin of the Dane of TIavaw, Nov. 23. The despatches from the New Tork Associated Press announcing the election of the Duke of Aosta as King of Spain have created the most unbounded enthusiasm. Salutet were fired and the city was given up to festivities. The reception at the palace has been arranged for to morrow, and on Sunday all the troops in the neighborhood will be reviewed by tha Captain-Ganeral. De Rod as to-day set at liberty three thousand negroes. Electoral lists are now forming, and eighteen deputies to the constituent Cortes will be elected as soon as the lists are completed. The city is exceedingly healthy. Advices from St. Domingo to the 9th Instant have been received. A battle had occurred near the southwestern frontier between the forces of Cabral and Bae a. The former were routed. FROM THlT TEST. National Emigration Convention. Ikdianai-olis, Nov. 23. Governor Merrill, of Iowa, called the Emigration Convention to order at 12 o'clock. Colonel Albert G. Shaw, of Memphis, was elected as temporary chairman, and Colonel John 8. Loomls, of New York as temporary secretary. Colonel 8baw, on taking the chair, returned tbanfcs in an eloquent addresB. MIUUINERY, TRIMMINGS, ETC. XII 15 IVIIMSKS fffcVAUGH & DUNCAN, o. 114 SOUTH ELEVENTH 8TUKWT, Have now open a great variety of New Styles in inaae-up LACE GOODS. Froi!'l C:t FOR LA'MES AND CIH'.DREN. rtlaclc 'I liread and nlure Iace. Ilnmlturcr NIcIuuh & I UMertiiM. lluudkercbieiVt. very cli!U. Rovclllet in Ne-lc rit-s and Hoitm. IllhiionN. "siiih, At 1'aiicy Article. 1 reiicii Mulin and 'l'ttrlatau For Evening Dresses, Infuntfe Outfits 10 K0thstu2mrp Unhand and made up to order. DYE AND PRINT WORKS. INevv Tork Iyelier and Printing lstalllMliaurntf 8TAIEN HLAND. U o. 40 north EIGHTH Street, West bide, Philadelphia. . . 98 DUANE St. and tea BhOA:)WAY, New York. 1W and 163 PIERHEPONT 8t, Bret Klytt. This old and well-known compauy, now in the utond halctntury ff its exHtt-uctt. in nrcDtred. aa ntiual, to Di.f, Cleanse and Finmh every varitit; of lanies-, nenucnifn s, ana cnunrena Rarmeuts, and Wev.ei (-iooiln In their nnal snpiTior manner. Notb These are our oaljr ofllces. v go tnttiaSra PLATED WARE. S 1 00,000 WORTH or SILVER-PLATED WARE, ' FOB Christmas and Weiiini Presents. The Largest, Varied and Most Elegant Stock evr cffeitd in thii Chuntry. MEAD & ROBBINS, N. E. Cor. NINTH and CIIESXUT, 10 8 Stuth3ai rniLACELPHJA. WHISKY. W II I SKI E S. Eye, Wheat, Bourbon and Monongahela WHISKIES. Tne product of tne folio wing Distilleries: "A A B. 8. Overholt," "Wm. Brltton Co.," TJ. Llpplucott," Thoa Moore," l.ynchtmrg," "Mt. Vernon," Joa. 8. Finch," "M. Weiss A Co." "Iluirns &Cfl.," 'Shau'ou, Daly & Kern,' "bhcrwood," Old Dominion." In store and for sale In lois to suit purchasers, APPLY TO BROOKE, C0LKET & CO., 1727, 1729, 1731 and 1733 Market St. 8 87 stutham PU I LA oelphia. TOBACCO. RED CLOUD WAVY TOBACCO. J. A. DLAKK & CO., bOLS MANL'fACTURKlW, No. 1907 MARKET STltEET, 11 11 fmaSmrp PHILADELPHIA. rnOOLS FOR MACHINISTS, LATHES, 1 Hi rin. 8cra and l!u-(JuUinir. PUnioir. Hlottina and Punching Mae&inM. eavy.andof Ida baal oxak- n.l and woik. OaOKUK U. HOWtKD, iTiuf N.17 6oBtlitlGUHCKirUbiFe.t. INANOIAL. The Htraiifrert Had next rciird, well hi ItloNt Profitahlf) Train rait ntv OHetet 1st lie AlarUet. 7 33n cenr. gold First Mortgage Bonds,' Coupon or Hcgiaiertd, ani free of I. 8. Tax, ritlNCirAlJAND INTEREST Tk VAITSS IN OOL, lA'.l'KB BT THE llurllnctou, ldr Ilrt2ln nnd l!Ilatiikiotn IS. 1C. Co. The small remaining balance af the Lnn for sal At 0 nnd Accrued latere. In C'nrrencj. Interest payable Maj and Noveiuixjr. J. HK4AR TUOVON, UUAKLhs L. FKOsT, Trustees. Taking the avoruRe earalBgs of the rallraad, per mile, eviin at the present tine, when the wark af the rcaa is being perlornid on dlsuoanected pertlaas, ao caipatiBg fur the wholt dlsunce of 170 natlas at the same rate, we obtain an agfrtgata f fvr.aaa f0r gro.8 aanual returns. Allowing fifty per tent, far cperatiag eipvusts will ba a lioaral estliaata, natll tho lapse r time shall Lave reaaered aew iron aad rails ate? Mary, tae resltnt aarntng. la oot, to pay Inters t en a bonded debt of Uii.otX) pur mil, or more than twelve per ceat. on the aiuouat ef tha mertgtge tears. From this exhibit it apppars that, even at the pre sent mvinrnt, holders, ui the seven per ceat. mort gage bonds are amply seure lint it most be borne in ailnd that at tuis time an interval af ferty rullts separates the twn portions of the road which are In operation, and therefore that freight mavlag eastward pajs tUl.utc now only to ha f or the Bar lli gtan, Cedar Kaplds, and Mlniusoia lialtread line,, being diverted for throiigu transportation ovr caa ectiag lines. When the exiting gap Is inlshed hleh, it U aasnrad, will le by tha Ui of Decembar sobds which now pas avar one-half will then tra verse the whole oi the llae, thereby iloubllsg tha present rereirtsof the road, even assuming that a Increase of tha gross amount transported taksa pi me. A glance at ihe map a ill show the position. M e may ahsiime, therefore, from the abave exhi bit of the existing trattlc, that the following" esti mate will represent the income accruing oa the conipletion of the enterprise after the 1st of Dt cembor: Keceipts ea 170 miles from Burlington t3 (,'enar Pails, IswiO per nnl H.SSd.W C peratli.g exprntc at Ml per cent, (annual rate fer first eve years) 078,104 Net income. ott Inter st i n bonds at 7 per ceut. gold, eqat- ' valeat to S per cent, currm y 273,M Ksrnlngs iu excess of lnteret applicable " to Ulvid lui on stockM, being 1 pr ceuU oh amount of stock, say gio.ooo per mile flOMO '1 bis rcniaikable exhibit is accounted for by tha character of the eu erprme and the country through which It runs, and uiay ba expialiied on the follow ing ground: ' First The Hurltngton. Cedar Kaplis ami Minne sota hhilroad la a continuation ot tne Chicago, Bar liu(iton. and Quincy lUtlroud (ilin best enter arise ia the Wt-t), and it trave.rse without cempetitlan, the richest portion of Iowa the most fertile Ntata iu the Union ami reclve as tributaries the Chi cago and Northwest, Knrk IsUud aud raaiUc, I'moa Pacini-, Clitcnge, Burlington, end tjuiaey, Minnesota central aud Iiuckloid aud Kock Islaad hailroads. Second. It Is the first and onlv caai pleted Iowa road running lu the Interest of t. Loins, Chlcaga. bt. Paul, Mankato, and the Grmt Northwest. Third. It brings Chicago forty-live mi.es nearer to St. Paul thsn ever hefore. Fourth. It gives the only practicable route fram t. Paul to (St. i.ouis, ninety miles nearer than aay other route. Its road-bed la lu the finest eereal bi ariiig valley in the world. Filth It has four (4) great initial and terminal points, viz: tit Paul, St. Louis, Uurllugtaa, and Chi ago, aad rnns through thn ttuest region la tha world fur stock and grain. Us sources of tralho are lmmease, both ironi local and through transporta tion. The products of the country comprise Timber, Coal, Cert als, and Cuttle all in unlimited quanti ties. The pi pulatioa of .the surrouuiiing districts, as shown by tbu census returaaof the last three years, is lajBJtiH-e, and Increasing at the rata af almost tweuty per eeat. per annum. This rate ef lucre a ninst be graatiy accelerated by tha Inflax of wealth and population which railway construction always brings with IL The above stautnent comprises same of the res S( as why tha lturiington, tuar Uaplda and Minna tota ltallioad is wo thy of a plaoi among the Irst railways of the land. The stock of the road kaa been all subscribed to by wealthy pirttea aloag at liae, and paid la full. The bonds are held at St, aad inteiest id currency, and aru for tie by banks aad bankers generally. The grcator portion of the whale ttsaa has bewi disposed ut In annul varying front f ICS te S&s.ioo, and tha class of subscribers is largely repreieaied by Trusters of Fuuos, CaakMrs of Banks and Savings IiisLltutiaus, Insurance Ooupa ui, aad jiulictouh and permaant luvestora. The bends have Ofty years to ran, are convertible at the option of the holder into the stock of the Com pany at par. and the pujreent of the principal Is pro vided fer by a alnking fund. Tne convertibility privilege attached to thase bonds caunot fail to eaaao them, at an early day. to cumtaaud a market prise considerably above p-r. U. 8. Kive-twemies at pre sent prints rturu oi.ly per cant, curreaoy inte rut, while these bonds pay pr cent, aud we regard them to be aa safe ana fully equal as a secarlty to any stallrcad Liond maued; and nwtil I bay are placed ur"n the New Yera MUick Exchange, the rules of which require tha road to bn oorapletad, we ePgate ourselves to rcbuy at am tl'iie auy of these bauds sold bv ns alter this date at the same price as realized by ns on their sale. All atsrketable secnrities taken in payment free Of' ceniaulssloa and express charges. uiinuv J1. i:v-j At CO., Wo. 32 Ktreet, Mt T.. FOR BALK BY PARKER BROS. A CO., IJOWEN K POX, DE HAVEN A BflO., DHIXF.L & CO., ULKN DINNING, PATIS & OO., KUKTZ A HOWARD, NEW BOLD, SON k AEUTSEN, WILLIAM PA1NTKK k CO., TOWNSI-ND WUELFN A CO., C1JAKLKS T. YEHKES, Jh., av CO., C. A 11. LOU It , 11 ia riiiladelphia, Fa.- KURTZ HOWARD. B iNKFRS AND BROKER 4, No. 83 Sooth THIRD htreet. fcTOCKP, BONDd, BTO , liH OUT ANU SOLD ON CoWtaiMalO V. Government Boi.Us, Ooin, aMver, and City W ar ia u I rtenlt in. Intt-reat allowed ou deposits sub ject to ctieck at abrhL IX muieicial pjucr negotiated 11 1 mthlut CLOTHS, OA9SIMERE3. ETC. KEIM & BIDDLE, CLOTH IIOUfE, IK, W. Corner HrX'OlU ud MAUtaMir MtreeiM. Clotba, IuenllnM, i'aksluieres, Yea tlu km. jOvereoatlngi, Fsurjr 4'outlnc; Tel etetns, iCvrdurofs, . W. Corner SECOND and M4RKET Streets, 10 1 atuthSTUp PHILADSLPQIA. QTEAM ENGINES AND PORTABLE AND 0 Biatunrr Boiler of Kua-ar., and BUtik's, and 1 iwultl'a 1'aU.BU aud otbar iorina. auk., fao., tad PUtaMaik. HmiiuKO. liiiWAlili, iut( Mo.l7ouUifcIuUTJaNlUbu,,,t.