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-r STEM A VOL. XY. NO. 8G. PHILADELPHIA, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12, 1871. DOUBLE SHEET THREE CENTS. TMLIE(G-mAFH0 FIRST EDITION Foreign News by Mail. Present Pleasures of Paris. The Removal of Sumner An English Opinion of it. Women Prize-Fighters. Etc., Etc., Etc., Etc., Etc., Etc. INSIDE PARIS. How It Feci, to c In a Reign of Terror Men, Women, and Children at th Mercy of the Murderer.. PARIS AND THE NATIONAL GOVERNMENT. A Paris correspondent of the London Time$ (March 26) writes: The Government at Versailles and the Na tiohal Assembly are snuffed out as far as Paris Is coucerned. Loyalty to the State is the duty of citizens; but then the State is expected to give them something iu return. They are entitled to pro tection fur their lives and property. Has the Government of France given the people of Paris that? To be sure. It has been full of good inten tions and eloquence. It has distinguished Itself by an amiable confidence In the tirmness of the people of Paris, and comfort has been administered to us in the shape of an announce ment tbat the representatives of the nation are surrounded by Co, 000 armed men. Bat all this time aoy of us here uiibt have been shot down in tbe street by any drunken insurgent. Many of ns have bad to live in houses which more re semble pria. ns than free habitations, and to sneak in and out of them like criminals trying to conceal themselves rather than citizens ar rayed on tbe side of Uw and order. I confess that I am amazed at the moderation of the rebels. 1 think they have borne their honors meekly. They saw that no effort was made by our lawful protectors to avenge the massacre In tbe Hue de la Paix on Wertuesday, and vet they Lave retrained from slaughtering any more of ns. I live in a street close to the committee's military headquarters. It is guarded at either end by double posts of Moot martre and Belleville Nationals. The gate of my hotei is kept locked, and the windows of the lower stories are blinded with iron shutters. Well, all of ns in this street aie allowed to go in aud out of our domiciles, and there has been no attempt on our lives or properties. Even at the risk of being dealt with as traitors by tbe Gov ernment at Versailles, we are all very respectful to the armed representatives of tbe Central Com mittee. Our very existence is in tbo hands of those men. The Nationals of Order have com pletely deserted us, and, as for our legitimate rulers, they don't give us tbe protection of even a policeman. Our position does not differ very much from that of nearly four-fifths of the people staying la Paris, because in fourteen at least out of tbe twenty arrondlesements the Cen tral Committee reigns supreme. A PARIS ELECTION INCIDENT. From the Debate. On Sunday last several electors, npon pre senting themselves at tbe ratals de l lnsUtut, in order to record their votes, found that the President of tbe Section was in a state of help less Intoxication. One of the electors remarked tbat such important functions as those of the President ought to be placed in better bands wberenpon one of the assessors took the place ot tbe r resident; out the detachment of M tlonal Guards resented this, and a violent dls pute enstied. The electors then Insisted upon seeing the sergeant on guard but they found that functionary lying stupidly drunk upon a mattress requisitioned xroin the porter of the institute. Tb. Dtbatt bis ilno. ban suppressed. Ed. THE IDEAS THAT ARE FLOATING THROUGH TUB HEADS OF THE NEW RULERS. In an article signed by M. Jules Preey, which appeared in the Liber te () of tbo 27th, it is stated tbat "The working engineer Assl, one of the leaders of the present movement, a man of do t ducat ion, of shallow mind, but sufficiently energetic, once avowed in our presence .hat he had never read but one book, tbe Revolutions ti'ltalie, the magnificent and prophetic work of M. Edgar (julnet, whica he was unable fully to master by rcat.ua of bis imperfect knowledge, but that bis Imagination was deeply impressed bv it. W ithout comprehending that the strug gles of the medieval cities agalust the Pope and the Emperor might, if better understood, be seen to lead to autonomy, to federation, and the reconstitullon of Italian nationality, the fevered mind of Assl could receive but one idea to re vive the Middle Ages, the contest between city and city, federations, antagonisms, and revolutions, in order to free bis country for ever from C;esarlsru and mo narchy. Italy, which, in tbe space of three hundred years, down to Charles V, presents us with more than seven thousand revolutions. must indeed alford to Citizen Assi a complete model lor an enure system, lo-inorrow, then, the elected commune must draw up Its charter, me watchmaker lirara ana tne dyer Lolseau Pinson will sit beside the members of the Central Committee, and will dispose of Paris, tbe capital of a great nation, as though they were dealing wun suresnes or raiatseau. Should the National Assembly refuse to give its sanction to t ie charter of the Commune of Paris, 6hould Lyons, Marseilles, Bor deaux, Lille, and Nantes refuse to ally themselves with the Commune, Paris will re main alone, without taking any hH1 of the rest ot France, without appearing to s:i8uect that tbe Prussians are at St. Denis, that France is in vaded, that we have to face a war contribution of five milliards all tblugs to which Citizens Tirard and Lolseau-Pinsou are perfectly indif ferent. All is now changed. Universal suffrage Las run iu race. Urban votes are superior to rural votes. The Republic of Divine rlht has come into existence, the rights of the plebs are sacred. Such is our position. The Merit bu line, been suppraaMd by th. Oominun. 1KD.J BRUTALITT OF TUB INSURGENTS. Pari Cur. London Daily AVtr. At the corner of the Kue a little scene oc curred on Thursday which forcibly illustrates the horrors of the life we are now leading in Paris. A vounz National Guard, evidently be loniflnsr to the Quarter, had leathered a small erouD of neighbors around him. He was treav bling in every limb, bis face pale and distorted with excitement. He explained to ns how a friend of his bad been killed on Wednesday. It was a son of the Vicomte de Molluet, who lives In the bouse above tbe celebrated batcher. M Duval, in tne Kae Trouchet. The Vicomte de Mollnet, who bad Joined in the demonstration, threw bimelf over the dead body of his son. erring tbat nothing should separate him from bis child. He wm In consequence taken pri soner by the insurgents. They demanded th it be should send for two of his friends to claim bim and prove his identity. The jung National Guard had just seen these two friends, and It was their story which excited h m In eo extraordinary a manner. Instead of lit crating the Vii-omte de Mollnet, the insur gents, in the presence of the friends who came to claim him, began to spit In bis face; they then tore from his coat the medal of tbe Leirlou of Honor, and threw it at him. After this they struck the old man. they knocked him down, they trampled on bim, they kicked his tody about. "Now," said the insurgents to the friends of tbe Vicomte, "you may go away, for he is condemned to death." The unfortunate man had but time to murmur a demand that bis body should be decently buried, wben he fainted. His wife is anxiously waiting for him at home. 8uo does not know of her husband's danger, nor of her son's depth. The young National Guard who told us all this had been to see her, but be bad not had courage to tell her more than that ber son was wounded. On tbe other hand be bad rushed to the Bourse and there loudly demanded that the friends of order should march to tbe rescue, and once for all annihilate the insurgents. But he was answered that this could not be done without orders from Versailles. SENATOR SUMNER'S REMOYAL. An English Kstitnate of the American gtatcman's Character. From, the London Daily Xewe, March 23, But apart from tbe regret felt by some who voted against Mr. Sumner, arising from a belief that be was trying to do his duty by his country in thcee particular matters, a deeper regret is felt by many of the best men in America at the humiliation of a man who had long been a re presentative of what was noblest in their inter nal politics. And whatever may be our sense of Mr. Sum ner's errors on the issues between England and America, we cannot help sharing the feeling which has made his removal the occasion of earnest tributes to his general course as a states man. Of those who suffered in tbe cause of emancipation in the sorrowful years of its weak Bess and danger Mr. Sumner is one of tbe few who survive to share tbe glories of its triumph. He was among those who, amid the scoffs of the Senate and the threats of slavery, cast the ventures of freedom's seed into the hard and frozen soil; with it he endured through the win ter of contention, and at last was able to put in his sickle to the harvest and join in the harvest home. Generally men pay the homage due to the martyrs only to their dust. It was so when a monument was raised on the spot where Love- joy fell, beside the Mississippi, beneath the bul lets ot slavery, wnne deiendmg tne printing press he had devoted to freedom; it was so when Captain Brown was borne from a Virgi nian scaffold to rise again in the battle-bymn, in which "his soul Kepi marching on" with tbe armies of the union. But Cbarles Sumner, after be had fallen under the slaveholder's blud geon, slowly recovered, aud was sent and re-sent to tne senate, wnere ne naa Deen struct down, for the eloqueuce of bis scars no less than tbe eloquence of his speech; and in 1801, when tbe power whose feroeitv he had fearlessly faced left tbe Congress it could no longer control, it was with a genuine enthusiasm tbat the Kepuo llcan party raised him to the chief place on its most important committee, and gathered around bim as a leader. There were circumstances which, as they bad rendered Mr. Sumner especially obnoxious to the party of slavery, caused him to be all the more eoieemea ana trusted oy me irienas oi freedom. Unless we except Mr. Seward, who bad been more deadly than outspoken in his hostility to the reigning institution, tbe Massa chusetts Senator was the first scholar who had repretented In the National Legislature tbe anti slavery principles of New England. Passing from tbe Honors ot liarvara to tne iapuoi, ne had borne with him the sympathies ot the lite rary claes of his Stale, and was a sign that it had forever a janaoneu tne compromising atutuae oi Daniel Webster. 1 he history of the United States had so uni formly embodied the sense of New England town meetings In national laws, that wben Mr. Sumner came to show that the mind of that section was made up that slave-hunting should cease, and slavery be imprisoned in its existing domain. It was recognized oy tne soutn as an omen of coming struggle. The struggle came. with what issue the world knows, and through it the Senator bore himself bravely. Again and again was be Insulted and threatened, ana more . .... . .. i. . i , than ever did ne snow nimseii utterly ieaness, scorning all temporizing methods. Tbat fearlessness which was his chief charac teristic he disDlaved when he withstood Presl- dent Lincoln In his desire to admit Louisiana to the Union before its laws were purged or pro- slavery features; and in tbe recent conflict with President Grant 11 at least cannot ne cnargea that be has acted with timidity or with an eye to bis personal interest. air. tsnmner nnaucstionauiy ua,u uiw o b cartv leader, and these became more notlce- n.hl when the slavery Question no longer occu pied the foremost place in American pontics. Ha sometimes showed a disposition to raise questions of detail into matters ot eternal principle, and perhaps rendered himself liable to tbe old criuci6m oi oeing -aiways .o con foundedly In the right." Mr. Sumner's mind is intensely theoretical, and the degree to which a theory fixed in his mind drew alter it tne lacts was shown in . his unfortunate speech con cerning the Anglo-American dilllcultles. These n m InstaAft .nih fnnlta aa m 1 irh f. SK AYnP.P.ted of a sensitively conscientious man and a student somewhat removed from contemporary anairs; but thev are irrave. and. while we may sympa thize with him under a humiliation that does not seem attributable to them, we cannot but sua pect that he is leaving a field where few great successes awaited bim. to be all the more de voted to those where a man of his culture and eloauence may still hope to add to the laurels which, In his case, mean twenty years of a Sena torial career marked by industry and heroism, untouched by any suspicion ot dishonor. FEMISIKE ntlZE-riG IIT. The "Noble Art" In the South A Novel Challenge. The New Orleans llepublioan of the 8th Inst. says: There are many and various phases atteading the regular spring fights, but the oddest was connected with a feminine prize-battle on Me- tairie Ktdire. on Thursday, when Annie Black and Molly Williams met on their muscle. The challenge, written in due aud ancient form, tbe original of which is in our possession, was parted on Sunday morning, and reads as follows: Miss Molly Williams: Sunday night, when we had that dinicultv. I was not In a condition to pro' tect myself. 1 now demand satisfaction. You are a dim coward to come loinr back and null my hair: that shows what you are. Tell ine when I can meet you, and bring only one woman, ani I will do the same. I write tbia through no selfish uietlve. I suDDOse you are woman enough to give me a square fight. Let us meet where there will be no police, men, for I don't care auut going to jail ; probab.y you doa'L Please answer as soon as possible, say lug when you wui men me. ankib black, No. 112 Bourbon street. This challenge was quickly answered by Molly who named iriends, time, and place with much precision. Captain McCann arrived on the battle-field. but not in time to prevent the principals having a pass or so, sumclent to illustrate three bright ter.eis and bloody a white mauler or two. Principals, referee, bottle holders, and most of tbe accessories were arrested, and yesterday taken before Recorder Houghton for disturbing tbe peace. Molly wiiiiains ana Annie macit, i maklnir no oemai ui mo luiucutuuicui, were ' each fined t25, and tbe accessories 5 each. It is Intimated that at least one more scrimmage will grow out of this one. The meeting treated as muck talk as did the Mse-Alleu bout. SECOND EDITION TO-DAY'S CABLE NEWS. The Paris Rebels Doomed A Grand Coup de Main. Loyal National Guards within Paris Attack the Hotel de Yille, Belleville, and Mont martre. The Insurgents Everywhere Foiled. Notre Dame de Loretta Sacked. Etc., Etc., Etc., Etc., Etc., Etc. FROM EUROPE. BY ASSOCIATED PRESS. J Exclutivtly to The Evening Telegraph. Capture of Moutrouge, London, April 12 The Paris special despatch of the London Times says a report was widely spread last night that Montrouge had been taken. The Great Offcnttlve Movement by tbe Versailles troops was expected to take place to-day (Wednesday). The Assembly adopted a resolution express ing regret that itwssnot enabled to arsist at the Funerals of the Ucuerala Killed by the insurgents. Fighting on the Seine. Paris, April 11. Last night five gunboats at Ponte de Lacord got up steam and went into action. There was heavy firing. The result is unknown. This morning, at 0 o'clock, firing from the forts was furiously renewed. The Versailles troops are accused of using Explosive Itullcts, the came having been found in Fort Vanvres. Traitorous National. At Fort Issy it was discovered that the bolts on tbe gates had been drawn or broken off, proving the existence ef traitors amongst the National Guards. A Meeting of Women Is to be held to-night for the purpose of organ izing for the defense of Paris. General Dom browski has issued orders that No One Shall Leave Paris without a special pass. The Prussians at St. Denis have been reinforced with 5000 men. They will, however, respect the treaty of Versatile. M. Thiers has issued A Fresh Proclamation, in which he says that Generals MauMahon, Lad' mlrault. aud Clssey have all taken their com mands, and General Vinoy heads the reserves. The Army Increases Every Day. The President and the Assembly have a good understanding and are devoted to their work. Pay no attention to false reports to the contrary, It is not true that a fresh conspiracy has broken out in our ranks, only the insurgents are per fidious. Irresistible Measures, however, are in preparation to end the effusion of blood. All good citizens are assured that for themselves they have nothing to fear. Versailles, Tuesday night, April 11. To night a Blow Is to be Strnck which the authorities hope will restore Paris to the lawful Government. The spies of that Government in Paris havo arranged The Following Programmes Eighteen thousand loyal National Guards in Paris are organized. At a fixed hour 6000 will attack the Hotel de Ville, 6000 Belleville, and COOG Montmartre. At the same moment a grand attack on Porte Maillot will be made from Ver sailles and an effort made to get possession. At tbe St. Lozalr Station large reserves will be ready. General Vinoy will take the supreme command of the coup de main. The authorities are sanguine of success. Soldiers and sailors are to form The Leading Attacking Column. 12.0C0 men of the old Imuerlal Guard are ready to march at a moment's notice, and if uu successful 12,000 more of the same guard will be reedy in ten days. There are 60,000 men now at Versailles. The Church of Notre Dame de Lorretta has been sacked. The placards of the conciliation party have been torn down. This morning the insurgeants unsuccessfully attempted to draw the Versailles troops into a trap at Asnleres. Government Troops Marchlug on Pari. London, April 12 A special despatch from Versailles to the London Hews says Sirtory's camp is raised, and the troops march to Paris The Prussians have establUhed a battery at St. Denis, the guns of wiich point towards Paris. A Priest As.asnluated. The cure of tbe Church of Madeleine is re ported to have been assassinated by a Parisian mob. A despatch from Paris says a report from General Dombrowekl asserts that the result of tbe VersaiUUt Reconnoisaanee at Asnelres has been greatly exaggerated. Severe measures are to be adopted against refractory Nationals. The rumor of the Death of Vermorel, the distinguished journalist, la contradicted. Several companies of the Commune Guard are encamped at Asnleres. Tbe rest of the in surgent forces are in the trenches. Paris, April 11 Evening via London, April 12 Yetlerday a sergeant of the National Guard wound d a Prussian at St. Denis. A Conflict Ensued lletween the French and Pruiaus, and some members of the Commune socn made tbelr appearance with a flag of truce, but the Prussians declined to recogulze It. The dls turbance, however, soon ceased. The Cannonade Before Paris Las recommenced, and many sheila are falling about Porte Maillot and in the Champ Elysees. Placards counselling conciliatory measures towards the Versailles government have been destroyed. The Women of Pari bave been invited to form a military organiza tion for the defense of the city. Fort Montrouge was attacked by the Army of Versailles at 10 o'clock this forenoon, and a violent cannonade and rifle fire is yet in progress. Marseilles, April -11. The Trial of Leader of the Insurrection, which recently occurred in this city, was com menced to-day, and tbe cases of Pelllssler and Cremienx will be decided by Thursday. Tran quility prevails. LfONDON, April 12. me M.cn.0, oi tOiogne, eays: French Prisoners are Leaving Germany for home at the rate of a thousand per day. The Echo adds, ''Only those known to be favorable to the Versailles Government are allowed to depart." This Morning's Quotations. Lonpon, Aprtl 12 U 80 A. M. Consols for money. vi ior account, s. American securities nrm; V. S. bonds of lsci, 2;i; of 1S65, old, 92; of 1S67, 91 ; ten-forties, feK. Fbanxfort, April 11. Evening U. 8. bonds cl( sul t 96v9o?i fr old Issue. Liveri-ool, April 1211-80 A. M. Cotton quiet; miaming npianus, iiy,a. ; middling urieans, 7 vi. Salt s estimated at lo.oco bales. Wheat, lis. 11. tails. Td. for lowest grades No. 2 to highest grades No. 1 newrd Western spring, and 12s. for red winter. London, April 12 rao I. M. Consols for money, vi ; ior account. 2j. Liverpool. April 18 1-80 P. M. Port, T7s. 0d. Beef, 107b. 6d. FROM JVEW YORK. BY ASSOCIATED PRBSS.J Exclusively to The Evening Telegraph. The Methodist Book Concern. Ndw York, April 12. The Methodist Book Concern affairs are to be investigated. Dr. Rev. Carlton has selected three well-known account ants, namely, Messrs. J. Van V eck, Methodist, of Brooklyn, chief; Cbarles Callender, Baptist, of Newark, and F. W. Gunn, Presbyterian, of this city, associates. Theyire not only autho rized to examine the cash and other accounts, but to question employes also in relation to any and every matter that may come before them. New York Money and Stock Market. Ksw Yobx, April 12. mocks strong, money nrm at eper cent, uout, iiu4'. d-h, wt, cou pon, 1123; ao. it, ao., li'ix; ao. ao. uvm; do. lboo, new, in;;; no. iaoi, 1114; ao. lbC8. 112: 16-4m. 103 v: Virginia fis. new. 72: Missouri 6s, 9; Can'on Co., S2M ; Cumberland preferred, 84; New York Central and Hudson .River, 86 V; Erie, 21 ; Reading, 108 ; Adams Express, 7434 ; AMCDigan uentrai, vzs i ;vucnigan sotunern, 102: Illinois central, no: uieveiana ana ruts- burg, 114X; Chicago and Hock Island, 111; Pitts burg and rort wajne. wm; western union Tele graph, 68.'. New York Produce Market. Nxw York. April 12. Cotton quiet: Bales 1000 bales uplands at j5c. ; Orleans at 6X& Flour quiet and witnout aecuiea cnauge; saies toou barrels. "Wheat nulet and nenilnal. Corn a shade firmer; sales 22,000 bushels new mixed western at 70c. Oats dull; sales 16,000 bushels Ohio at 67X(l'0c. Beef quler. Pork steady. Lard dull; steam, llllc; kettle, 12c wnisky quiet at doc. NEW JERSEY. Glcctlon Illot in Patcrson Yesterday. The election in r'atersoB. wnicu occurred on Monday, was quietly conducted, except la one ward, the Eighth, where a Blight oisturbance was created during tne aiiernoon. Ear v vesteriav morning, nowever, tne excite- niCLt caused by tne close rivalry of the parties broke out In a tierce riot. While trie votes were being counted, at aciout 8 A. M., a party of roughs at tacked tne inspectors, Bmasnea inn uaiioi .nozes ana scattered the votes In all directions. The raid was made evidently for the sole purpose of destroying tbe count, for no person was in lured In the disturb ance. The rioters escaped, nut tneir names nave, in part, been obtained, ana taey win no arrested. Wits this ward tnrowu out, tne nepuoucaus eiect their Mayor, and control the Hoards or Aldermen, .rreeno dtis.tand jtnucauon. The Democrats charge that the disturbers were set on by the: hepubllcuns, the Eighth ward having been hitherto Democratic. It 1 asserted by tae Democrats tbat the result in this ward would have na.de a tie In the Board of Aldermen, and would have elected a Democratic Mayor. They demand i special election. Great excitement prevails ha the city. A Just Sentence. Court of Quarter Se&aion Judge Finletter, It will be remembered that Haggle Collins was convicted before Judge Finletter last winter of keeping, on Ulrard avenue, one of the most lnfa- mousrifens in the cltv. Ilia Honor was soou alter wardfft&ken 111, and several months elapsed before he was able to come In aud euter judgment upon tbe verdict, so that she had ample time to aoate tne nuisance: but the onlv move siiemaae in tnat direc tion was a transfer of the establishment to another party and the Instalment of her own daughter there as manairereHB. The place was a crying evil, and every decent person called for its suppression, aud, therefore, his llonor had the woman belore him this morning;, and addressed her as follows: "There never was. nerhaDS. a grosser nuisance than that for which you have been convicted. Nt withstaudlng this, the very people whom you had Injured appealed to the Court for mercy In your be half, and desired that you niigiit not be imprisoned The only thing they required you to do was to abate tne nuisance, f rom t ie xisi uay ui ueram wr iui, the day of your couvitun, tuey have waited for ou to comply with this reasonable request. "l ne nuisance hub noroeen auawu. xuatcau ui deserving clemency by repentance and atonement, you bave endeavored to Impost, upon the Court by wnat we consider a fictitious sale oi me premises. Kven If the sale was en honest one, as the nuisance Is not abated you bave not brougut yourself within the condition unon which further clemency should be shown to you. it la not a matter of pleasure for me to consign you to prison. Your sex and ago appeal to rue ; but the go d of tue ruiog generutlou, tne good oi society, tne good oi your on ciiim, t quirts me to forget botu, ana to visit upoa you lae bunlshment which vour crime deserves. 'i ne sentence of tne court is tuai you unuergo an imprisonment in the 1'hlladeiphia county msoa or JVUI U1UUIUB, bUKI 1UU pmj UlC WWHI v. (nwDmuMwui and stand committed until the seutence is compiled with." The woman now Indulged In a fit or weeping and walling thut was terrible: she had to be carrlea out into the yard, where she fainted, until a carriage wsb procuied to convey her to jail. The community should o inaukiui to juue r hi 1 . . - ...... . i . . - ... t. a iH.ii-.'i"ti.i. 1ii. irucr ior iuub iiiiuaiug ui uui m iiaiaui, doubtedly this Is the only remedy for the evil. Uu- Prison Cases. Court of Quarter 8esion$-Judg Paxson. Edward Wilson pleaded goUty to a charge of larceiiv. Michael Bird, of the bootblack rraterniir, was cou vlcted of stealing Insolvency leoorda from the Cuuv mnli 1'laii riltli.M J a niea Brow u (colored) was convicted or assann and liHttf.rv nru.n a I. enfold street white gill. Who met him In a tavern and applied to him a name that WHri i. r it. rrlven htm ttv h'.a liferents. Klchard Johnson was 1 mud guilty of driving off with a team tbat didn't belong to rum. a ooj m him behlud the ear with a brlok, wnlca checked him lis hi si air nf irimn. " Charles Mooney, a small boy, was convicted of steallnir a number of HuudaT papers from another amall btv. John nnrtnpT a vouth of some twenty sum mers, was convicted ef an attempt to outrage a little uiri unlv iln ma of aire. He tuduced her to go to his home under a preleusethat hi mother wanted ber, and wneu be got uer luame ne iocuu m wui and attempted an assault, aud was only madit to desist by her cries. THIRD EDITION MATTERS AT WASHINGTON Taiiff and Revenus Revision. The Senate Shelves the Amaeity Bill. The San Domingo Question. Joint High Commission. Later from. Iu.ropo. ??hG Fighting Zffear Paris. Etc., Etc., Etc., Etc., Etc., Etc. FROM EUROPE. BT ASSOCIATED PRESS. Exclusively to The Keening Telegraph. The Fighting Near Pari. . London, April 12. A despatch from Ver sailles states that nothing; certainly Is knoivn whether Montrouge has been taken or not by 4he Versailles troops. Considerable fighting was going on in the vicinity of the fort, and near Issy and Vanvres, when the despatch left. In tbe villages of Vanvres and Issy, and the forts, the insurgents bad gathered iu immense force, and were disputing every inch of ground. The sonth side of the city has not been shelled by tbe Government troops, but if the insurgents continue firing from the forts, and show no signs of yielding, It is Intended to shell it with vior, so as to command the whole southern part of the city. The Sacking of Public Buildings by the mob of men and women continues. Seve ral attractive city churches have been pillaged and desecrated. Paris is cut off from all com munication with the outer wot Id, and no mes sage or messenger can leave without a pass signed by General Dombrowskl. The Cannonading. Versailles, April 12 The cannonading about l'arls is less frequent to-day, and nothing of Importance has transpired. Ship News. London, April 12 The steamship Baltimore, from Baltimore, touched at Southampton to day. FROM WSJIIJVGTOJY. BY ASSOCIATED PKBSS. Exclusively to The Evening 7'elegraph. Government Weather Report. War Depahtmknt, Office or th chief Signal Officer, Washoton, April 1 10-30 A. M Sy- nrpsis ior tne past iwenty-rour hours: The low barometer, wnicu was central on Tuesday m irnlug on Lake Huron, was last night central la Kasteru New York, and has now paused to the nertheast Into Canada. Brisk southwest winds have folio we 1 Its progress on the lower lakes ypaierday an't In th middle States last night. Very light rains aud snows bave been experienced from Maryland to Connecti cut and ou the lower lakes, aud somewhat heavier ones on the east Atlantic, where It Is now clottrlng up. Clear weather with westerly winds in now re ported west and south of Pennsylvania. The wea ther remains sensibly unchanged at the Kecky Mountain and l'aciflc stations. j'rbbabiluies. Clear weather and fresh sonth west- eily winds will probably prevail on the lake an l middle States, and thence southward to the Gulf; clear and clearlng-up weather In the Eastern States. by associated press.) Exclusively to The Evening Teltijraph. The Mexican Claim. Washington, April 12. The statement that Caleb Cuslilng has been or Is to be appointed Commis sioner to Mexico in relation to the Claims Commis sion, or any other purpose, Is Incorrect. Mr. Nelson, our Minister to Mexico, has been charged with tbe subject It Is possible the Mexican Government, on acting npon it, may need lniorinatiou from Mr. Cushlng, their counsel, either by writing or by per sonal communication, which latter consideration nmy possibly give occasion for bis going to Maxlco. The commission wiil expire the 81st of January next. There are 2000 casts on the docket, and only forty have been decided, hence the necessity for an extension of time In which to conclude the business. Private advices from the City of Mexico say tha president Juarez has expressed his willingness to conclude an additional convention with that view. The Southern Claims Commission held their second public session to-dy. Several cases were set for future hearing, and the commis sion then took np the claim of Sixth Auditor Mar tin, of the Post Office Department, for mules, wagons, and various articles taken from his planta tion In Alabama during Orlerson'a raid through Mississippi aud Alabama. The question of thrlr jurisdiction over claims for rent of occupied build ings In tbe Southern States was presented by an attorney present, but tne commission declined to answer until a case Involving the point came up for consideration. Tbe commission gave public notice of their desire to have the petitions addressed to them for tne allow ance of claims, accompanied by all the written evi dence of whatever character In posResslou of tie claimants. They also decided that their rules did cot require the 'iron-ciad" oatn attained id peti tions to be wholly In writing, but that a printed form may be used. There were about fifty persons, claim ants and agents, present to-day. Special Despatch to The Evening Telegraph. The tie-vision or me l arin. Mr. Sherman's resolution directing the Finance Committee, during the recess, to revise the tariir and Internal revenue bhls, passed to-day. It Is the Intention of the Chslrman of the Senate Finance Con'mittee to examine Into the wnole quW.stlon, and to reduce tne customs receipts at tease iorty mil lions. Also to reduce largely the Internal revenue taxes. . Tne Amnesty 11111. An effort was made In tbe Senate to-day to change the order of business so as to allow the tmueaty bil to come a p in place oi tne ku-kiux oui, nut it tailed, sn theie Is no prospect of tbe bill being con sidered at the present session. The San Domingo Question. Mr. Sherman Intend, If be can get the floor, to state that he does not propose to discus the ques tion of ban Domingo if the president win witnaraw our naval vessels irom uniuiuicau waters, aub Freldeut, however, does not propose to maxe any agreement of this kind. Important Innovation. Messrs. Starkweather and Strong, two Republican members from Connecticut, were sworn In to-day without a regular certificate from the Governor, but upon a statement from the clerk lu the oOlce of the Secrttary of 8tate. An agreement reached by the Joint High Commission on tbe fishery question aud Alabama claims was ait m ijindou about two weeks ago, with the request that a telegram should be sent to the BrlilsH Connulfstonera, signifying whather or not It was satisfactory. Up to this time no auswer has beoa received. . The profits of the concerts given In Boston In aid of the French fair have ranged, from t300 to 1C00. A Catholic priest who denounced from his pulpit several of his congregation for circula ting scandalous reports bus been sued for t&KX) for libel aitd his property has been attached, FINANCE AND COMMERCE. jCrxmna Ti.Eoar-H Omn,) ' Wsdnmdar. Aprtl 12, 187 L f The money market continues to rule active and steady, with very little change worthy ot notice In the asking rates for accommodations. The discount market continues to flag some what, and the amount of business transacted Is less than the average at this period. First-class acceptances meet with ready sale at 7(5i8 per cent, on the street, and the banks keen their depositors In good supply at the legal Interest. The flurry at tbe Stock Board continues, and money is active on call at 6(0)6) per cent., the lower figure ruling on Government pledges. There is a slight tendency to further ease in the general market, and all fears of a stringency during the balance of the season appear to be disfivaled. Gold continues quiet and very steady, ranging from 110110, closing at Ji". Government bonds are moderately active, and prices show a further advance of li on the en tire list. Stocks were moderately active and firm. Bales of new City 63 at 1015101, and Lehigh uiu iirnu aw oir. Reading Railroad was l?ss active bat steady. Sales at 54-31(3 54f, closing at the latter. Penn sylvania was weak, eellln:; at 63Jf. Sales of Catawisea preferred at 45 b. o.? Oil Creek and Allegheny at 50; Lehigh Valley at 59; Cam den and Am boy at 118, and Northern Central at SJ. 27 was bid for Philadelphia and Erie. Mechanics' Bank sold at 32J; LTestonyllle Passenger Railway at 20, b. o.; and Central Transportation at 45. The balance of the list was equally firm. The progress of the new United States loan is shown by tbe following communication from tbe Treasury Department: TREAsrRT Department, Walhinoton, D. C, Apiil 11, 18T1. Jay Cooke A Co Dear Sirs: The following subscriptions have been received this day from national banks: Stanford, Ky., National Bank or 140,004 Worcester, Mass., Mechanics' Bank 800 000 Austin, Minn, First National 80,000 Orange, N. Y., National Bank 800,000 Total subscriptions to date f50,499,400 Very respectfully, Jodn P. Bioelow, Chief of Loan Division. PHILADELPHIA STOCK KXCI1ANUE SALES. Reported by De Haven A Bro.. No. 40 8. Third street. FIR3T BOARD. lB00Clty 8s, New. mi I SfshPeana R 64 11000 do 101 1000 do D3. 63 I600N Penna 6s... l0 sh N Cent R.... 89 iii'u bu neau A..UOU.D 01 400 do SIX 100 do I)B. t4 800 do D30. 64 X 66 do 64' 200 do 64i SCO do C1W T9 sh Cent Trans. . . 4S)tf 123 do 4ft x 8H3sh Cam Am. ..118 60 do ... b30.H9 liftshLehValR.... 69 i S6 do 69 V looshLeh NavSt.. Zafi lOshMech Bk 821 1a tin B'kI tww ao dou. Bo MSB8B8. D HATRM . BHOTHSB, NO. 40 8. Third Street, Philadelphia, report the following quotations: U. 8. es of issi, U6,v4U6tf ; do. it, navi4U2 : do. 18S4, mi(a)112.t-; do. I860, 112X6112; do. I860, new,Ul?illls; do. 186T, do. Uphills'; do. 1868, do. Ill7.tH12x ; 10-408, 10S.S'(I08X. U. a 30 Yeai 6 per cent. Currency, U5V116; aoId Hv liojis Silver, 106tf(109; Union Paeldo Railroad 1st Mort. Bonds, 8414C86; Central. Pact no Rbl1 road. 90(i9fl ; Union Paclflo Laud Grant Bonds. 1676,tf. J. HSnUS. WILLIAM fATNTRB A CO., NO. B 8. Third Street, report the following quotations: U. 8. Saof 1881, lis"6x ; 6-sos of issa, 1124113 s do.1864, 112j-ll2j ; do. I860, mxWV-i; da, July, i860, 1114U1X: do., July, 1861, ill K-4111K: do. July, 1868,; 1134112 ; 10-40S, 108tfi4108X. Gold; 110V U0X. U. S. Pacino It R. Cur'cy 6a, Il6'4li6 NAaa SiLadnbr, Brokers, report this morning 10 00 A. M 110i 1060 " Q li-ia : HOX kviu 4uuuiuvw mm iuiiuwi 11-87 A. M. 11-80 . 110 Philadelphia Trade Report. Wednesday, April 19. Bark Is dull at $30 per ton for No. 1 Quercitron. There Is a better feeling In the Flour market and a good demand from the home consumers, with some inquiry for shipment; 2000 barrels sold in lota at 6t00 for superdue;,0 4SK5 for extras; 17(47-75 for Wisconsin and Minnesota extra family, the lat ter figure for very fancy; 72.V7-73 for Ohio and Indiana do. do. ; f6-60T for Pennsylvania do. da, and 8(S9-00 for fancy brands, as In quality. Rye Flour ranges from 5-605 70. In Corn Ileal nothing doing. The Wheat market Is quiet at yesterday's quota tlons; sales of 4000 bushels Indiana red at tl 6441-65; Ohio do. at tl G4i-6&; amber at 11-72(41-75, and while at tl'761-85. Rye Is nominal. Corn comes forward freely, but there Is not much activity ; sales of yellow at 7stfc80c., and Western mixed at 76( 77o Oats are unchanged ; 1000 buBhels Western and touthern sold at 68(a 6c. Whisky Is quiet; sales of 76 barrels at 929c. for Western Iron-bound. Baltimore Produce Market. Baltimore, April 12. Cotton dull and nominally bnchanfred. Flour Improved demand at full prices. Wheat firm. Corn dull; white Southern, 78i79e,; yellow Southern, 7o. ; mixed Western, 77(478o. Oata dull at 62$ceo. Provisions Inactive. Whisky stead at 9 IXC LATEST SHIPriXa INTELHWEXCE. " PORT OF PHILADELPHIA. APRIL 13 STATE OP THERUOHSTIB AT THE EVENING TELEGRAPH OKPICK. 8 A. M 66 1 11 A. M 61 1 1 p. M.....63 Sun Risf9... St'N SITS.... B-27 Moon Sets. 6 35 Hioii Water- 1-40 7-30 (By Cable.) Liverpool, April 12. Arrived, steamer Chryso lite, from New Orleans. (By TtUgraph.) Savannah, April 12. Philadelphia and Southern Mall Steamship Co. 'b steamer Pioneer, arrived at this port 6 A. M. this morning, all right. CLEARED THIS MORNING. Steamship J. W. Kvermau, Holmes, Richmond via Norfolk, W. P. Clyde & Co. Steamer Ann Eliza, Richards, New York, W.P. Clyde & Co. Steamer Tacony, Nichols, New York, W. M. Balrd A CO. Steamer D. TJtley, Davis, New York, do. Tug Joe Johnson.Ingraham. Baltimore, With a tow of barges, W. P. Clyde Jc Co. ARRIVED THIS MORNING. Steamer 11. L. Uaw, Her, 13 hours from Baltl more, with nidse. and passengers to A. Groves, Jr. bteanier K. N. Fairchtld, Trout, 24 hours front New York, with mdse, to W. M. Balrd A Co. Steamer Sarah, Jones, 24 hours from New York, with mdBe. to W. M. Baird A Co. Steamer A. C. Stltners, Davis, 24 hours from New York, with mdse, to W. P. Clyde A Co. Kteamer Mayuower. r una, uuiu irvw tw York, with mdse. to w. P. Clyde Co. Steamer Our Plug, , from Severn River, with ties to captain. Bark James M. Churchill, Seavey. from Leghorn Dec. it, via Gibraltar Feb, 11, with marble, rags, etc., to V. A. Sartorl It Sons. Brig Sagua, Mnnday, 6 days from Sagua, with sucar to S. kW. Welsh. Schr T. K. French, Doughty, 4 days from Leech, ville, N. C, with shingles to H. Croskey fc Co. vessel to Haslam, Wickeraham et Co. Schr Emby 1L Naylor. Naylor, 8 days from Jack son vUIe, with lumber to Patterson & Llpplncott vessel to Knight k Sons. Schr M. S. aiyms, Smith, I days from WUmlng. ton, N. C. with lumber to Taylor fc Beta vessel to Baslam, Wlckershara Si Co. Schr A. C. Cranmer, Cranmer. from Norfolk, 'schr'Aary N. Wescott, Gandy, from New York. Tugs Jefleison, Allen; Cbeaawake, Merrthewj G. B Hutching, Harman: and Lookout, blearer, from Baltimore, with lows of barges to W. P. Clyde A Co. tTn , New Yoke Ofkics, April 11.-O barges leave la . ..! fnr tumiuore. HehU Cl.ior o Keinv. with guano, for Philadelphia. BaZnJoM &nch OKHicB, April 11.1 The fol- lowlna barges left lu tow at uoon to-day, eastward : lowing og m Bf Late an(J Earl Mo. Wil'llan". Alford Mayer, d. V. Uler, W. 11. Earned. Jatob Siroup, W. M. Lewis, and B. V. Carpenter, ai ail wl b coal for New York. W llltaiu Norman, with coal, for Bridgeton. M. Hepplier, with coal, lor Plidadeiuuia, L S. V.