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OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA AND OF 7HE CITY OF WEW ORLEAAN. VOL. II---NO. 309. NEW ORLEANS, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER i, 1877. PRICE, FIVE CENTS. CAPITAL NOTES. coWMU eoUSNAtl rEnocUseUaIs. The House. W thwoTON, Nov. 5.-Immedlately after the ng of the journal the Speaker announced the regular order of business to be the call by ftWes of bills for reference only. MrnOalkinOn asked leave to introduce a reso u for ar 'jurnment out of respect to Bena tr orton. The Speaker diieline i to entertain motion durin the pending call. Under th ltarge number of bills were Introduced I uG i(referred to appropriate committees. o them were the fo,,llowing: mr. Frye: To amend the bankrupt act. y r. Morse: In rola ion to trade and com w10ree with Great Britain, and relative to re ·d'~y~Peddl: To relieove certain shipe and efrom Ianmeet of compulsory pilotage. y r War..: To autlhorize dlrectors of nia @p n s to delare quarlerl y divhlend 4. B+Mr. McKay: Proviinfg for the paymont of ons from Ie dlate of i tib Iltly to death. SMr. Marsh: To amenid tIle Revised Statutes r g to money paid into the courts of the talt.tes Hunt: To provide for the recom of the acounts betweten tue United and several States growing out of the war Mr. Cab, II, of Virginia: To reduce the tax t acture tobacco tlnd regulate the tral ed on by farmers and plairtors. By r. Wadd ll: io provide for the settle l antrf certain acountsl of certain railroads. By Mr. tHaies, of North Carolina: For the trsnsfer of the lndial BUuretu to the War De pertmnent. By Mr. Alken: For the relief of D. S. Jones ort rjusprrting nmails in 1aut and 1H70. By Mr. et : F the re loe of to e trustees of the thol eChurch at Ilal-on, Georgiqa. I y r. Horokter: To authorize thle cl ,tion of a dleatOe to Congress from the Indian Territory. r- ar.tlias Jenllnihg the mannmer in which n laud strip may be locoletI. y Mr. Rtobertson o Louislana: Iappropri anit aB PDropriation for the settlement of the U• f pts cf certain mail contractors in the it ern ntaes rier to Igfo.. l . Slam: For the removal of obstructions river. y Mr. Darrall: To remove obstructions in Ir. aor: To equalize the penslons. 'IrKelter: Hlalting to gov 'runment roads n io, and authorizing the same to become r Nell: To provide for levying a col uty on barley hereafter imported into fInited States. r. Banning: To amend the act relating tetax on cigars and removing certain re ltions in the United States army. yMr. Bon: 'JTo repeal tlie bankrupt act. Mr. Willis: To provide for the education o blind. Mr. oung: To prevent the overflow of Slands iu the Mi-s ssippi vallly. y r.Riddle: To provide for the transport ltion in he mails of letters on wh ch insuffil aent postage has betn paid; a joint. res .lutiou yfo an amendment to the conltitution pro ding for the election of posnmastors every our years. By Mr. Fuller: To protect settlers oil public ¶y Mr. Brook well: To repeal the Revised S tattus rnlating to, pensions. By Mr. Townsend: To amend seot ion 7244 of the tevised Statt eus relative to the sale of leaf tobMWco by farmers. Bfy M. Knapp: To authorize the colnage of ilver dollars and fractions therefor. By Mr. Has tzell: To amend a etions 422. and a of the Revised Statutes, relative to the pel n of soldiers and -atlors in the wacnof 1812. :y Mr. Buckner: To repeal all bankrupt acts OW in force. Mr. Blunt Inquired at 1:2o pm. If the morn -- hour had expired. he Speaker replied that it had. r. Blunt then moved to suspend the rules and ass the bill troviding for the coinage of the ilver dollar and restore the same as a legal to der. r. ardenburg moved to adjourn. Rejected thout division. The vote was then taken and the bill passed. Ayes 168, nays 34. An unusually large number of pairs were an nlonced at the close of01 the roll call. Mr. Ewing moved to suspend the rules anti dopt a resolution making the bill repealing the third section of the resumption act the 1peeial order of the day for to-morrow morning and from that time from day to d y until the following Tuesday at 3 o'clock, when the pre vious questin may be ord red on the bill and pending amendments be in order' provided that this time may. by vote of the House, ex tended five days longer, this not to inter fer with the appropriation bill. The vote resulted: A 143. nays 48. . Wood, from the Committee on Ways and Means. reported a resolution and moved its adoption under a susp usion of the rules. The resoTution embodies two of those presented by him on Saturday, calling upon the President to comm unlnate to the House. If not incompati ble h the public service. copies of the corres ond one with the Spanish government and of the instructions from the Sere, ary of the Treasury to Collectors of Customs relative to different dues imposed upon Spanish ship king; and also requesting the secretary of the Treasury to curnish c apies of the contract with the syndicate for placing the 4 per cent loan on the market. and a ,y information relating to subsequent negotiat ions respecting this loan. Adopted without a division. Mr. Oalkins offe ed a resolution that as this was the day of the funeral of the late Senator orton, as a mark of respect the Hous -adjourn. Adopted, and at 2:40 p. m. the House nd journed. The Anti-Resumptionists. WAkIrrNTON. Nov. .--ln order to get their hill for the repeal of the resumption act out of the morning hour. where it is wedged by the ridiculous blundering of its man pulation. the anti-resumptionists will, after the call of the roll is finished to-day make a motion under the suspension of the rules, to get the bill before the committee of the whole, and continue the debate thereon till Thursday next as proposed by l'. Kelly. of Pennsylvania, the other day. If theysuceed in this they will then mnakeanother motion to assign a day for the consideration of S-the silver bill. The Paris Exposition. WAsiamoroN. Nov. 5.-The House Committee on Foreign Affairs had before them this morn ing a communication from Secretary Evarts in regard to the participation of the United states government in the Paris Exposition n 1878. The Secretary reeo-,monds an appropriation of $225,0ooo for the salaries of commissioners, and recommetnds also that provision be made for inland transportation. The committue hve not as yet taken action on the matter, but placd the Secretary's com munication in the hands of Mr Hewitt. He offered., a few days ago,. a bill providing for a participation of the government in tihe Exposi tloin, proposing, at the time. an appropriation of $15o.o0o. Mr. Hewitt will amend his bill to conform withBeretary Evnrts recommentldation. The committee will consider the subject from day to day until they have veLrft.tcd a bill, which they will then offer to Congress. In Honoer of Morton. WA.rINGOTON. Nov. (I.-The Government Dc partments are closed anti flags displatyedt at half-mast out of respect to the memory of Sen -ator Morton. The Silver Bill. WASHINGTON, Nov. 5.-The following are the members voting in the negative against sus peadit the rules and taking up Mr. Bland's MesPrs. Baeon. Bolton. Blair. Bremer, Briggs, Chittenden. Clafin. Cole. Covert, Davis, Col denuson. Eames. Field, Frye. Gibson, Harding Therh, Hart. Honde. Hewett, of New York. yee. Norris, Peddle. P,~wers, Reid, Rice of c ehusetts, Schleicher, Stephens, Swann, Ward and Wood. Total s3. The President Will Sign the Bill WAvAINGTON. Nov. 5.-It is generally believed here that the very large vote by which the silver bft was passed in the House to-day will insure itsrompt passage in the Senate. e Po resident. ,t is believed, will sign the bill. The Fifteenth Amendment. WhsmrxoroN Nov. 5.- Mr. Buckner.ofMiesou -$! Into uced In the House to-days joint refolu P tO for the adJption by the several atimenament to the eonstltutlon re Bienh Wp~lP~~lt~ ed Yb Statles which provides that the rights of itihrens of the United States shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of race. color or previous condition of servitudie. shall only at)ply or extend to per sons who were citizens of the United States on the etth day of March. 1870, when said amend ment was adopted, and their issue. The Trade Dollar. WAsHINOTON. Nov. ..-The Director of the Mint says that there is really no basis for the sniteful eritleisms on the order of Secretary Shlermansuspending the coinage of the trade dollar. He says that there is over 1,00000.oo on hatd in exoess of the demand. L. Cass Carpenter's Arrest. WASHINOTON, Nov. a.-The arrest recently, in New Jersey, of L. Case Carpenter, ex-Coileetor of internal IRevenue for the District of South Carolina, was not Inspired fronm here. ali hough he was short at least $e100 in his accounts at the time of his arrest. The Comorissionerof Inter nal Revenue had given him thirty days in whlioh to make his settirnment'. DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE. MORTON'S FUNERAL. Thousands of Persons Turning Out In the Funeral Cortege. INDIANAPOits, Nov. t.-A cold rain set in last nlaht, and has been falling steadily all the morn ing. All the sirs ets and cross ngs are in a muddy condition. Early this morning the trains brought a large number of people in ad ditiin to the large number alrnady in the city. The distinguished vlsit ,rs eare Gov. Young. of Ohio' the president and members of the Board of Aldermen of CinInuati,l a cnin teo fromn the Chamber of Commerce of Cinetounai, lielard srmith, of the Cincinnati jaezette; Jos. Speed. of Louisville: Secretary kvarts. Irom Washington: M. Hllstead. of the Cincinnati Commeir'ial; He-. J. Dorn-Caineron, e+f PŽenngisva 1 L1 Flley, postmaster of St Louis'; Fred M. Lord, of Sprlngflell. IlsR.; a d'legatioufrotn Wrabash College. Additional military cimpanies from Logansport, Terre Haute and Crawfordsville also 0 me in on the early trains. Fully 1r,00) people from the interior towns have arrived. During the foreti -on nearly all the roads were running extra trains Expressions in recognition of the death of the distinguished Senator were' made front nearly every pulpit in thlcitySunday morning. The remains continued in state at the Court house till 10:30 a. m., when the guards crossed bayonets at the east entrance of the building and after clearing tile grounds. the pail ber rers bore the casket from the house tinder escort. of the Logansport Greys; they moved thence to the Senator's late residence on Pennsylvania street. It is estimated that from o.ooo0 to 70,000 people viewed the remains whilst reposiIng in state at tie Court-house. From it until 12 to-day the remains were left with the family. At 12 o'clock Robers' Park Church was thrown open. Ladies. visitors, aged persons andothe s were permitted to fll the spacious galleries which run around the inme rior wall of this large edillee, and seats over a thousand people. Every availlaie serace was soon filled, and on the arrival if the n.ortegir from the resid.nce the maInn portion of the building was eceuplol Iby tile family and friends of the deceased while the corridors and aisles were filled by a vast concourse of people. The services at the chlurch comm need ati 1 o'clock with reading of the scriptures by R "v. Myron W. Heed pastor of the Fisnt Presbyte rian Chlurclh. He then read a selection from the Tenth Psalm and Twelfh Eccleslastes which was followed by prayer by Dr. Henry bay, of the First Baptist Church, and a sermon by Jo-eph Br-,dfordCleaver, of the Central Ch ristian Church. His text. was from Satnuel iv., "and Saul was dead," etc. He passed in review the Senator's life and character, giving a close anrd searching ant y sis of his prominent tea ur-es, h s career in politics, and his public acts. In his pollical career, he said. lie has been th-e most promi nent man of the last ldecad'e. His speecses in the Senate during the period of his greatest u efulness settled the polliy of tire govern ment. and if it could be said that his advocacy of a measure did not insure its success, it is oerrtain his opposition would procure its de feat. In summing up his character and scenes, let us not forget his humble origin and growth upon a stubborn siil. As a lawyer ihe achieved eminent success, and his judicild attainments were so esteemed that but for his physical In firmities he would have reenived the appoint ment of Chief Justice of the U Ited States He was wise in counsel, swift in device, and sure in execution, patient, enduring, patriotic. Under like circumstances he would have been a William of Orange. He then reviewed the various charges that his opponents hail raised that lie was ambitious. He was ambitious, he said, to bear burdens and assume responsibilities which others would shrink from appalled; he was ambitious to bear the brunt of battle, to take hard blows: he was ambitious but he was grand. Following the sermon of Mr. Cleaver, the Rev. Dr. J. H. Bayles delivered a fine eu ogy. Theloulo y cone udes with the following pero rat ion: "'he deah of this son of pow r is a blow which makes a nation reel, but as we stagger backward from the shock let ius be grate ul that we may lean against this pillar of truth from which springs ar, arch of hope that spans all worlds-tihe Lord God omnipotent." The cere monies at the cemintery were brief and impres sive, and at 4 o'clock the escort. returned to the city. The Cigar Makers' Strike. NEw YORK Nov 5.-The cuigar makers strike continues with undiminished vigor On Sat urday 4000 pounds of beof and to10 000 laves of Iread were given away, and groceries in pro portion. The daily expenditure of the Central Association of Cigar Makers averages about $9oo. and its receipts are over $1000. About 1600 families are receiving reolif. The relief com mittees have been increased to thirty-five per sons. Naw YeRK, Nov. 5.-Two highly important movements were made to-day by the cigar man ufacturers of this city against the strikers. The lgrge-t tobacco manufacturers here, the firm of Statton & Stor m. on Pearl street. sent a telegraphic dispatche to San Francisco order ing toe employment of 4oo or 500 Chinamen and their immediatetransfer to this city, to take the plaoes .left vacant by the withdrawal of the strikers. This house had in its employment on the first day of the strike 1000 persons, about one-half of whom were men. The average wages earned under the reduced ratesby these persons were two dollars per d y. The strike caused the loss of S8ooo to the irm. in consequence of the spoiling of tobacco pre pared for manufacturing cigars. The firm are now determined to have nothing more to do with the men or women who left them. They say they mean business. anid that is thie reason why they sent for Chinamen. Over half a dozun cigar manufacturers have orvened their shops this morning with Ameri can girls. These shops at an early hour were besieged with American applicanrts for work. Among the shops employing Americ ,n hands were: Eiward M. Smith. so Litchtenstein Bros. & Co.. 10e: S. Jacoby. e100; Chas Bondy, 75 As the girls were entering Litchtunstein's shops this morning a gang of ab ut 200 strikers, both men and women, threatened the new hands with violence. The timely arrival of a squad of police pre vented anytrouble. One of the women strikers on picket duty in the Bowery said to-day that the employment of American girls is taking the bread out of th,- strikers' mcuth. She expressed herself as willing to resume work. but inti mated that she was overawed by the Union. Heavy Shipments from New York. NEW YORK. Nov. 5.-Eighty-nine vessels sailed from this port last week with consignments of grain, 77 of which carried 2,461.971 bushels of wheat. Of this amount 227,480 bushels went to Liverpool 114.032 bushels went to London. 86 605 bushels to Glasgow, 94,970 bushels to Dublin. 53,906 bushels to Southampton. 183.044 bushels to Rotterdam, and 134.776 bushels to Autwerp. The other exports were as follows: Corn 16.774 bush els, flour 28,846 barrels, rye 75,879 bushels, barley 85,366 bushels, peas 17.398 bushels oil cake 3354 bags and 710 ba, rels, cheese 10.461 cases. bacon 5536 tierces, lard 4894 tierces and 2202 small pack ages, beef 1306 b ,rrls, pork 612 tier.es. tallow 155 barrels, butter 1795 packages. tobacco 1795 hogheads, cotton 9606 bales, hovs 2995 bales. The Late Cyclone. NEw YORK, Nov. 5.-The ocean steamers that encountered Friday's eyclone had terrible bois terous .voyages. worse than has been experi enced in several years. A few steamers are somewhat overdue, but there is, as yet, no cause for anxiety about th-m. There are sev eral instances of wreck and a'andonment of lower Inkes has left a long record of shipping disasters. There is probably no record of a cyclone in this country that was so rapid in its anrrrounnh, so brief in duration and so violent. while it lasted. Dangerous storm at Chicago. Un(I(Ano. Nov. i.--A violent storm of sl.ct and rain sot in early this morning and continued throughout the day. Mu'I damage was oeea sloned to shipping. althonuh no lives are thus far reported lust. Thelr was quite a number of sailing vessels that left this port yesterday. Of these some have returned : others have been heard from : the res' are at anchor outsite and some again are resting on the bea.h. Tie schooner Heventlhof Ohio is on the break-water, off 'twelfth street. She will he. In all probabilli ty. a total lose. The crew escaped into the break-waters. The Beanulful enew. PEOnRA, Ill, Nov. In.-The first snow of the season fell this morning. HIOOMINreTON, ill., Nov. 5.-One inch of enow fell this morning. MADISON, Wis.. Nov. n.-A heavy snow storm prevailed all day yesterday, which drifted to a nornliderabll extent, t nbt ot enough, however. to Interfere with railroad travel. Mnnw In Chlcago. (!HIn'AO,. Nov. r.-A snow storm set in this morning and still prnvatls. The Cleveland Races Postpouned. CtLVELrAN). Nov. r.--Owing to the rain storm p revailing hero to-day, the race betwreen Smuggler annd (treat Eastern ihas again been postponeed. The Orangemen In Montreal. MoNTartAL, Nov. 5.--Tn (O)rangomon ihave bandotned their inteoltionf parading to-day; evi'rytiilng irio[t. Snow fell here during the nitght.. The I omlng a leellons. TPotia. Il-,. -Niv. r,-'The elec-ion--for mayor to-morrow will lie one of the c osest figh's ever socn iu this flty, boh side. claiming aviotry with san majorilty. G. T'. Barker. candidate of the itHoublleans and Workingmen will, no doubt, Ih elected. SNEw YORK Nov. i.--To-morrow, election day, heing a legal holiday, the Gold, Stock, Cotton and Produce Exchanges wil be closed. The Closing Rallies In Massachusetts. BosToN. Nov. t.--The closing ral nle of the campaglan were held to-night in this city and in the various cities and towns throughout the State. At Lowell. Judge Crosby. a prominent tem Derance man. ai,dressed the Repub leans an nouncing his Iutentln to vote for Gov. Rice, and app' aling to all Pr.hlibi lonists to do the same. In view of. the necessity of Massachusetts' indorsing the Pre'ident in his attempts to pacify the country and reform the civil service. In this city. (ten. Josoe, Iti. tiawl iy. of Hart ford. made a riinging ltepihlican speech. Ex-sHlnator Boutwell spoke at Lowell, and num rotus other speakers of national roup tation addressed other audt-noees. Thle rospet's are that the loection to-mor row will be the closeet one that has taken place for years. A Cutting AIfray. ZANESVILnT,. O.. Nov. rt.-A desperate en countertookplaeo this evening I the clight ward bItw on J 'hn (Irhel and Lewis Kirk. B ,th fought with kniv.es. ( iol wa- cut iii at least 'en plae s: nine of willch will prove fatal. Kirk scaped with less tinju y, ibut ran from the police with the knife sticking in his neck. Senator Lyman Trumbull's Marrlale. NEw HAVEN. Nov. i. -- Ex-Sena or Lyman Trumbull, of lllinois, was married on Saturday afternoon, at Old Say B "ook, to Miss Mary J. Ingraham, eldest daughter of the late Capt. Jan. Inv raham, of Old SBay Brook. The bride and groom are cousins. Embezzling :lity Funds. BUFFALO, Nov. 5.-In the Supreme Court to day the aIry brought in a verdict of guidty in the case of the People vs. J. H. Lyon. charged with being an accessory to the embezzlement commiltted by Joseph Bark. ox-city treasur.n The counsel for the d,.fendant moved for a new trial on the ground that Mr. Russell, one of the jurors, had been a member of the grand jury that found the indictment. All action in the case has been postpoued for two weeks. The Member from Colerado. NEW YORK. Nov. 5.-A spe 'fal from Washing ton says that both of the Colorado contestants for a seat in the House of t.evresentatives have made up their mind that neither will be seated, and that a new election will be ordered. Washed Overbi.,ri. NEW YonR. Nov. 5.-The steamship Corunna arrived here this morning after a stormy pa.B age from Bermudas. during which the first offi cer Wm. E. Whitten. was washed overboard and drowned. Murderous Polltles in New York. NEW YORK, Nov. 5.-The papers of this morn ing contain the accounts of three or four mur der and numbers ot affrays by persons excited by politics or liquor. Marine. NEW YORK. Nov. 5.-Arrived: Celtic and City of Richmond. from Liv roool: Conima. from Be muda. S iltid: Willbedon. for It ttordam. BALTIMORE. Nov. 5.-Arrived: Loipsig, fromi Bremen. QUEENSTOWN, Nov. 5.-Arrived: Parthia, from Boston: Lord Clive, fr, m Philadelphia LIVERPOOL, Nov. 5.--Arrived: Adriatic, from New York; City of Chester, from Now York. MOVILLE, Nov. 5.-Arrived: Sardion. from Montri al. PLYMOUTH, Nov. 5.-Arrived: Oiliest, from New York for Hamburg GLASROW. Nov. 6.-Arrived: State of Nevada. from New York. YOKOHAMA, Nov. 5.-Sailed on the 4th: City of Pekin, for San Francisco. How He Worked It. Edward Southworth, late treasurer of the Boston. Mass., tiavings Bank. depArtbd this life about eight months ago with the reputation of a man of "unimpea'hable integrity." The di rectors recently found a tangle in the accounts, discovered that the institution was short about s.0o.ooo and that Southworth was the author of the shortage He worked the thing is this way: His custom was to take notes running to the bank for a certain per cent interest. aceompaned by other notes for an additional interest which was to be pa d in installments. When the interest on the bank's note was paid in this way he ob tained an extra interest which he put in his own pocket. While paying depositors 5 per cent, he received 8 and to per cent on his loans, besides bonuses. The books of the bank are so mis tifled that it is impossible to determine the ex tent of his operations. At the expiration of every six months he credited to "interest ac count" the amount due de'o-itors at the rate the hank was paying without regard to the amount earned, the surplus going into his own pocket. Get your kid gloves at. Kreeger's. The Cent vs. The Nickel. In some cities our smaller coins, nickels and cents, never got into geneoal use. In San Francisco the dime was the smallest coin used; in New Orleans and St. Louis the nickel. Not being wanted they kept away. It was consid red not the thing to use the cents in New Orleans and St. Louis. Thee belong to a more Northern and Eastern people, where business was done on a very small scale, and where the dime looked as big as a cart wheel. We learn now by the St. Louis Republican that efforts are Deing made in that city to introduce the cent int , general use. The times will lend a helping hand. They force ecinomy, and economy does not look with con tempt on small coins as extravagance does. The cha ge wll mark a revolution bloodless and favorable for the poor in pocket. We wish it success.-[Cincinnati Enqui, er. Get your kid gloves at Kreeger's. Honey. A woodpecker bored a hole in the spire of a church in Jackson, Miss. last spring, and made his nest within it." In the summer however, a swarm of bees flew to the spire, drove out the woodpecker; and have sine filled the interior with hooe. And now man, he owerelgn r gn * sd FOREIGN NEWS. FRANCE. The French Uepartmental Elections. LonowNr Nov. r.-The Paris dlspatch of the Times says: lIoturns of the departmental elec tis,s. so far as known. show that twenty-eight Repub lrans and nine C ,neervatives are elected to the COincll General, and the Republicans have eight new memb rs. The Duke )e Bro gile's defeat by a Bonae-artlst will doubtless create a great sensatlon and c nsiderable infiu enon on the decisions of the government. The Baron Rothschild was also defeated. The New French abhlnet. PAIns, Nov. 5.--The Noir of yesterday an nounred that the formation of a new Cabinet was to take place at once. The Duke De Broglie and his oi l eagues finally decided not. to taco the Chamber of Deputies. The new Cabinet will, of course., orely be one of transition, its principal business being to meet the Chamber and carry on the governm,.nt until Marshal MacMahon ('n isoe exactly what course he will hlave to take. The following list is published by the Sair: President of the Onuncll and Minister of Fl nanoen M. Ponyer-lueirtier. Minister of the Interior M. Wenlhn. Minister of Foreign Affairs. Marquis Do Vlgno. Minister of Justice M. Delsat. Minis er of Public Instruction, .Jean Bap.istet Dumas. Minister of Publin Works M. Do Montgolfler. Minister of Agriculture, M. Clement. The portfolios of War and Marine are not, yet announced. The Deputtrs of the Left. PAnts, Nov. r5.-A stormy moeting of the Depu ties of the Left was thldi to-night. After a long and exciting d.lrate it was resolved to maintain theilr eox pirtint altitudes and on no a.(ounlt to lc'nept ai cabitnet formed con<rary to parlia ienltary riles. The Papacy. LonnoN. Nov. 5.-The Tinics' Rome 'dispatch says: The Vatican (kOunc;l havebnendiscusslng the expedilney of at,olishing the right of veto on the election of Poret, claimed by Austria. France and Spain. Opinions are divided and no resolution has yet ibeen adopted. A London cailling Match. LONDON, Nv. 5.-The sculling match on the Thames to day, from Putney to "ortlake, for 4eoo. between Joseph Sadler and Harry Kelly. reaulted in a victory for Sadler. WAR NOTES. A Change In the Turkish Mlnistry. LoXOoN. Nov. ,.-Advises from Constantlno ple indicate a change in tl Minisetry in the In terost of peace. Poor Serria. LoNDoN. Nov. .--A special dispatch from VI* nna to the Tim'es says: Recent Russian esun oesses have renewed the war agitation in Servia, but so indifTerent to Berv a's atti 'ude are the Russians now that Ith report is current that Prince Karageorgevit-h. the hiervian pretender. hes been invited to visit Russlan headquarters, and was well re eived t ore. Whe her this is true or not it is certain that Servia's trimming has spolled her position with Russia, Turkey and the great powers alike, and she is likely to commit herselIf to some desperate measure In an effort to retrieve herself. The Roumanlans Mutlinying. LONDON. Nov. n.--There is much discontent in Roumania concerning thi war; there is harlly a f mlly in Moldavia which has not ost a rela tive. The full strength of the Roumanian army was sent into the field at the beginning of the war. Asthere are n re erve officers to replace those who have been killed, the army is demor alized. After the engagement of the 19ththe koumaniansth eatened to mutiny if any further attempt was madeto lead them to certain death. The War to nld This Year. LONDON Nov. 6.-A dispatch to the Time s. from St. Petersburg. says: The idea is rapidly gaining ground here that perhaps the war may rbe finished this year. Certainly a great effort will Ie made It is generally believed th it in the event of success Russia will demand the free passage of the strains and the autonomy of Northern Bulgaria under some Berman prince, with a guarantee of the great powers. The Russian Position. LONDON, Nov. 5.-Russian official bulletins re ort continued progress on the Plevnaand Orchanie, and Lovet and Orchanio roads. Tetevin and Turkilsver are occupied by in fantry ant canvlIry. and a cavalry detachmout has penetrated Yablanitza Pass in pursuit of re treating Turks. The Turks Beaten Again. LONDON, Nov. 5.-A Turkish force numbering between three and four thousand men from south of the Balk ns uyttacaed a Russian force at Mahren. south of Elenae. After three hous' fighting the Tu ks retreated, leaving a hundred dead and many wounded. Geurko iteportid KUIled. LONDON. Nov. 5.-A special dispatch from Constantinnpto to the Standard says: It is re p, rted from Orchanie on the authority of Rus sian prisoners, that den. Gourko was wounded during the recent fiah ing and has since died. A Russian Repulse at Plevna. LONDON, Nov. 5.-The Russians were repulsed in an assault on Plevn ,. from the east. L)ss consid rable. but the sunposed attack was a demonstration to na-k a Russian movement to establish themselves on he 8o0flia road. The Russians to Cross the Balkans. LONDON Nov. 5.-A large body of Russian troops are massed at Tirniva and reinforce ments are pushing forward with the supposed design of crossing the Balkans this winter. A Battle Fought Near Erzeroum. LONDON. Nov. 6.-A dispatch from Erzeroum says thlat on Monday a battle was fought at Dove Bayour, and after ten hours' fighting, the Turkish centre was driven in, and th,-y returned to Er7zeroum. The losses on both sides were very heavy. Mukhtar Pasha was wountded. THAT LIVELY CORPSE. Editor Democra/-Your editorial in Sunday's edition, in which you call the Jefferson and Lake Pontchartrain Railroad Company "A lively corpse." seems to me to overlook the vested rights of that corporation, which have been infringed upon by that swindle called the Drainage Company. in consequence of which the suit has been brought. Those who remember the Jefferson and Lake Pontchartrain Railroad Company are by no means few, and their remembrance of that road is very pleasant. Very shortly after its track was completed to the Lake End, the old Pont chartrain Railroad found that nine-tenths of its business was gone, and not satisfied that their road was being paid for out of the money col lected by taxation, the directors determined to compel every one who wanted to ga over or to the lake, to go over their road. Looking over their charter they found that the Legislature had given them the s(le right for many years to have a railroad terminus at the lake, in Orleans par ish. end finding that the Jefferson road termi nated in Orleans parish, they went for them in the courts, and gained the suit; and so. to the great regret of the people, after a year or two the Jefferson company had to tear up and aban don their road. But certainly their right to their own land is abs, lute, nor can I conceivethat the city of N'w Orleans can successfully plead that the drain age company had the right to dig o e of their us-less (except for the ptu poses of stealing) ditches, through the land of the Jefferson and Lake Pontchartrain Railroad Company, without paving for the way. If the city government had shown one-half the vim fn defen ling their constituents (the taxpayers) against the exactions of such swin dles of the drainage company. which they sh' uld have done. they would not now be en gagel trying t) pay over eo.00,000 -of illegal bonds is- ued to that company and converted into premiums; nor would they have be-n called upon to defend the city ag"inst siuh elaimn as that of the Jefferson and e Pont craia RairoedG brought the city Into court, that self-interest. if nothing else. will dictate their standing on the chartore of Isr2 and Jsat and using their money to pay the police, school teachersand other ser vnnts cash for their small wages. Let West. and Warmoth's wharf bonds, drainage company and other s 1yh like prove their claims, or whistle! IAtspeCtfnlly, F. . 8. ......--.ql.0 41----- LOI:ImAIAN. Business in Ascension Is becoming brisk and lively. Trenton has received up to date tor 1 hales of cotton. The St. James Lotisinmci. celebrates its four toeeonth birthday. Baton Rouge holds an Immigration conven tion November 6. They are rapidly grading the line of the North Loulsbana railroad. The Lafourohe is n'ow rising slowly and flat boats are navigating it. The children of a school age in Avoylles are: Whites 218.it colored 23(,10. Cotton picking will soon lhe, over in Iltaples. A light crop is ttti cause. The river banks in front of Baton Rouge are eat ing in to an unusultl degree. All Paints Day, with the usual ceremonies. was eolbra'ed in Donaldsonville. Gambling is getting terribly bad in Marks villl. 'I he Itlhirlin. wants it stopped. There bwere ut five good picking days in the counttry during the past two weeks. There are wtewnty four prisoners in the Caddlt parish jail, four white and twenty colored. The Carroll parish jail had its second delivery last w ek. Thr.et more prisoners escaped. Orinding is virtuilly interrupted in St. John the Bapti-t by the warm and rainy weather. The plant cane In Assumption is of good size but very greon. Some grinddig is going on. The children of school age in St. Ciharies have mysteriously fallen off from 2t24 in 1476 to 1581 t-h-. year. The Clalhorne (Iardian thinks the assess ment of that parish Illuclh too small and wants it increased. The r"cent heavy rains have prevented cot ton ticking and materially reduced the crop in East Felicilana. The steamboat landing at Plaquemines is sadly in need of repair. Many steamboats re fuse to laud at it. Louis Barbin and Alfred B. Massick fought a street duel in Marksville. last week, in which Messick was killed. All the plantations in Terrebonne are now working. The average of sugar made is 4 hogshead to the acre. Fierce and destructive rain and wind storms are reported from all portions of the State, north, east, south and west. Late rains have raised Bayou Plaquemines and brought down quite a supply of timber tt the 'Plaquemines saw mills. The cotton bolls are s, rotten from the rains in East Feliciana that the best hands can pick only one hunired pounds of seed cotton psi daty. Two brothers by the name of Watson tuar relled on the O. K. place, on the Tensaes. Cata houra parish, last week. and one of them was killed. At the funeral of Morris Henderson. a noted colored preacher in Shtueveport. over five thou sand colored persons turned out.and marched in line to the graveyard. St. Barnard has at last a newspaper, the St Bernard Eagle. published near the slaughter house. and is devoted to the news and interests of our neighboring parish. The Richland Beacon complains that layville is rapidly becoming the equal of Deadwood it disorders, street rows and dlifficulties. I wants to correct these with a Sunday law. There are a number of white persons In the vicinity of Bastrop I destitute condition, anc needingeven food. The people of Bstrop art raising assistance and provisions f .r them. The people of the Tenth Ward of Natchitoches are complaining against J. R. Hornsby, latel: commissioned magistrate for that ward. His removal will be asked for, the Vindicator says. A fire In St. Francisville on the 31st destroyer) the stores of Messrs. Stern, Levy and Aden ant others. The loo. I, eati, tot at $8.00, only par tiall insured. The fire department ut a",., service. Mr. H. C. Minor. of Holywood plantation Terrebonne. made twenty-five hogsheads o sugar from nineteen a.res of stubtle cane last week. This is the best yield made any where it the State, so far. The Mossy place, Iberia parish, has just beet purchased from the Citizen's Bank by Messrs Jules Mossy and Onezime Boudreaux. A sugai house is to be erected at once, and the piact culuivated in cane next year. The cane grown in West 'Baton Rouge har yielded little over a hogshead t ,the acre. Thae ground, however, is generally the worst cane the first and second year stubble. A sliaht tros is much neaded and would be of immense ben efit to the cane. On Saturday. November 17, there will be at informal display of stock. etc., at Clint .n, Ens Fellilana. On that day the East Louisiana Fai Association will be organized. All farmers stockmen and others are invited to attend th meeting. There will he no charges. The expenses of the parish of Natchitoche: under D"-mocratic ri le for the past eight month of 1477 has been $e8a6 17, or five thousand dollar: less than under the cheapest Radical government we have ever had.and over tweny the sand dollars per year cheaper than the ring's palm lest days of Republicanism. Besides which the benefits are greater, crime is punished ant public peace is prese ved, while every one fi satisfied.-INatchitoches Vindicator. A compromise has been entered into betw~'D the old North LouisianaRtilroad and the relaY organized Red River and Mississipni airoa d. The old road has opened its books for t5e sub scription of stock until November la. Then an election for directors will take place The sub scribers to the stock of the Red a.er ad Mis sissippi Railroad have resolved ·o transfer all the stock subscribed to the ort.h hLouisiana Railroad if the subscribers 89 willing. We find that there has Oeen more sickness throughout Western Lop. i na this season than for ten years past TkuS is no doubt owing to the very dry summ'er which we have had,and the drying up of tie swamps. Particularly on settlements nea the swamps have fevers been tuite eomm'a. ilayou Sale settlement has been the worst sufferer, as almost every household there has lhaid sickness. We are glad to learn, however, that few fatal eases of sickness w-re to be found. Chills and fever were the most common. and in no instance did we hear of any had type of fever, such as most other e ,untries are afflicted with.--INew Iberia Sugar- Bowl. We recently had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Evariste A. Lepine, of Lafourche, an old and exrerienced sugar planter. and his views about rolling green cane are well worth considers tion. From long experience he is satisfied that where a planter, from having a large crop, is compelled to commence grinding early, he should have the cane cut for the mill at least a week or ten days before grinding. and meantime allow it to be exposed to the rays of the sun. He claims that in that way much of the water Ibut none of the sugar) evaporates from the cane and saves at least one cord of wood to the houshead. Of course he does not propose treatment after frost. In this connection we will mention an other improvmeri suggested by Mr. Lepine. Instead of increasing size of cane sheds he favors a reduction,and itcreaseof juice capslit When cane sheds are sma i. cane is dorded near the carrier bor horse mill) and at least one half the force can be Paved in handling it. In stead of having so much cane corded up. he favors the increase of mill eanacity, grinding upthe cane more raoidly and keeping imice ahead, when necessary,as that economizes both time and space. Juice treated by sulphur will keep perfectl sweet for several days.--['w Iberia Sugar Bowl A King's Present. King Alfonso has ordered at Paris a casket by way of a betrothal present to his future wife, the Princess Mercedes. It is in lapis lazuli, mounted on four lion's claws, sixteen inches high and thirty square, ornamented with garlands of golden roses which are miracles of delicate workmanship. The hues of the flowers are all faithfully presented. The key is a golden rose, full blown. The in. terior of the casket is lapie-lazull studded withtny nais, dsWO d The casket is ntended to hold the lavers loveletters, but it to the Prl>aiee the l.w place with oe Hste aa aeklawe of i*ht -~~S~~lC :.~ OLIVER P. MORTON. TIN CHARACTER AND CAREER OF TIb LATE INIDIANA SENfATR. A strange Combination of Political Icla esty, Dlioted Partisanship and RItter Sectional PrJnedles. l,;ntrTT Ifouns, WA4iNINlTON D). C,. Oct. l.1, I)Deth has clbid his hand upon THE I.ART GREAT WAR RA lAtcAL, and when the sound of the falling n.rth is heard upon Morton's of'fin it will sound tihe requiem of what has bacn it ruling Ildea. I propose to write a summary of Morton's career and give an electrotype of his character. And I shall be concelted tenough to say that I believe I can write as fair a review of his life and workh6 can any ontemnporaneous writer: for the rea. son that, while his rdiametrical opposite and tlreless opponent upon all puli topics, it was my fortune to er joy his personal eonfldenfeand g,,od will o an extent not surpassed, per haps, by any Washington correspondent of his own party. much 'ssn by any of mine. Among the pleas antest of my memorlh n are those of two, three, four and Ilve years ago, when I used to sit table in the obbbittd ning-room twln a y wit Senator Morton. Hllejresentatlv, Jerry Wilson and (Ion. John Lane and their fcmrll(s, It was kn.,wn as the " Indiana table," and in those days tho one or two spare plates It cffered were covetted, for that.in altdition to the conversation I of Morton, Wilson and (.en. I ane, It was al ways graced by the pro one of two azr* three of Indiana's fairest daghterp. one of whom, Miss Itone oergds. wis for three years the Quo. n of Wash ington n c.,oty. Under sucth Inllu .ee the harsh and jurring discords of ollt. cal warfare were sufflcient ly tond by social harmony t make a mnelody oLhe whole, aiid- was enaD to study Senator Morton, in all his phases, with as near an approach to impartiality as men generally attain. I shall assert at the outset, and of that seaer tlon make a basis of analysis, that Oliver P. Morton was A MAN OF HONEST IMPULSES AND CLEAN HiA56, This asser lon will doubtless strike the re ers of the DE'MO6'nAT almost with the force fa revelation. But when we come to consider te fact that, after largely controlling the desttil*t of his country ouring flfte' n years of the wild eat riot of venality and corruption it ever know Moron dies worth less than $so,0.--whleh still less than he had when he first came to Washington; when we reflect that his style of living was always within the scope of his seo tortil pay: it is evident that no charge of d honest motive or corrupt impulse can ever made to lie against his memory. Of charges that have been made against him on grounds of IMMOIALITY it is not necessary or pertinent to speak. If such stories ever had any foundation it be longed to a period of his career with which I was not famlli..r and, at the , orst, could not have surpassed in viciousness the quite com mon experience of American public' men. One thing I know as an Indisputable fact and hat is that, the physical dis.bllitles which weiged down his later years and hurried him to thb grave were not as has been so often csseltt. due to any malady which stamps its victim w disgrace. That Morton was an honest ita Is his dealings no one who knew him will ever dispute. That he was a clean man in his habit and associations, as s atesmen generally ran the epoch which his death will close, is equl ' ' well known to those who were intimat. him. In short, and as a general summary of.-i private character and personal traits, I snall ' say that he was upright in deal, warm n:i' I tenacious in friendship, frank in inter generous in impulse and genial in tell Acqualntance with him never failed to the haired which his political course w. to e cite, and social familiarity a ways di. that unpleasant impression which his ding visage, seen upon the Senate floor the galleries, was calculatsd to produce, In younger days, before paralysis had eramped form and distorted his features, Morton was nr-..e m. r'rn OF PYcIICAL BsYMMETRX, CTNEIIOT. He used to stand plump six feet hi without an ounce of superfluous ft. s, .r nessa. turned the scales at n.o p lndS. e, forty-three inches round the chest, his s ders were square as the outlines of a bri, wore a 17N inch collar and a numb r eight ht his limbs were straight and massive, and itis hands and tfe small and well shaped. In 18.0. when he mat. HIS FIRST .ROMINENl POLITICAL APP&LEAANO, as the p.Publican candidate for Lieutenant Governor ot Indiana, one of the cthief reasons for puttiag him on the ticket was his repute as ta man physically eapabe of enforcing a re spectfal hearing wherever he might go in vassieg that stormy batte-ground between ideas of Free Soll and Slavery. Sou hers! Sdiaa.. The pugnacity which, in tUe S.nase I o t ,are controversial stubbornness in tbosesee0 , io r lier days in Indiana took the torm of physical combativeness, and there wore few bullies i . ~ the State who .ared to set in mo i(d the brawn arm of the young giant from RVAmond. Sta }ing from suclh antecedents. morton Piung into the tormoll t.f the we' as oovernor of if I turbulent State, vice Henry 8. Lene, chosen to the Senate to succeed Bright. He found him Iself at te outset THWARTED SP A DEMOCRATIC LEOISLASUM.E, asd surrounded by organisations of a semi Serret character in sympathy with the Confed eracy. Between him and these immediately be gan a warfare, savage, relentless and unstruI.t Ious on b rst aid-as; a warfare which involved attempts a assassination on the one hand, with lettres de cachet, press seizures and consign ments to Fort Lafayetteon the other. This was obviously no school in which to educate a man -least of all such a man as Morton-in the doe trines of broad, liberal. eatholic-thinking states manship. It might have educated other men to be corruptionists and public robbers; of Mor' ton it made simply A BLIND, FANATICAL PARTISIAN. incapable of recognizing good present or cas .I ble under the labei of Democracy, and almet r - equally inclined to condone any sin in the name of Republicanism. provided its commissiol tended to perpetuate the pat ty. "I labor with single purpose for the publie good," he used to say, 'and to me the publlc good lies, first of all things, in the supremasey af the Republcan Dartyl There was ver little of the self-seeker in the current acceptatisn of the term. about Morton.. Be loved place and power. not for the emolu ments or the honors it conferred upon him, but for the opportunity it gave him to ail in work ing what he called the destinies of the Repubhl can party. TO HIM THE CAUCUB WAS KING, ruling by Divine right, and it cruld do no wrong. He looked upon the rebellion as a de vi se of self-seeking men to obtain in a new na tion the power and prominence which they bad lost in the old Union. He used to say that separation would have ruined both fragm-nts, because it would have produ, ed an int-rmin able struggle between two nations for the au premacy on this continent which would have exhausted and bankrupted both .etrons. "Look at Europe," said he one night at the supper table, "with all their intricate system of diplomacy, their doctrines of succession and their balances ,f power, the naticns overthere have to keep themselves consten ly exhausted in displays of military power. What would be the situation hen of two rival republics, one free and the other slave having a frontier 31oo miles long and without any neighbor near enugh to act as arbiter urspir-, or mediator? Why." said Morton, uplifting his front finger and leaning over the table as was his wont. 'tle story of the Kilkenny cats would have been out done because tho NORTH AND BOUTH, once separated.would have fought until the last hair of their tails was annihilated " Filled with this conviction. Morton used to re gard the rebellion as the greatest crime ever at t-mpted against civilizatTon. He believed that the recognition of the inderend nce f Cofn federacy would have signalized the be rather than the end of the war: tha that moment a system of b ,rder raids an lions would have commen, ed, riv i atrocity the history of Betaaa in the > da of the Hihland elan He told me once that. with the Co. ree. .I as an idepndent power, ewonl not ha eetext ag Ce for land rSy, SwhSer 476lo tb mg . ot rder an eitbhe whw.