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NEW-YORK, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 26, 1876. PRICE FOUR CENTS. WASHINGTON. CASUAL NOTE8 FROM A QUIET CIT A l-CSAOS Of MONEY MUSING?NKW MRTEOR CAL OBSERVATION**? AN EXPLANATION O; PATKNT OKHCB CASE. Ctirisirinfie Day found \V?-shington as quiet m fiti??. Business was ??sap-ended, and many ?neu bad gone to their homes. Among stray n o? news aere reports of progress made in inve ?Jng the loa? of a package of money sent fro Treasury to a Chicago bank ; ordern fur inet?-??] cal observations by naval officers, and furtl planations of the discovery iniule iu the pay tie Patent Office. The President passed th -it- his fainUy and received several callers. MONEY FROM THE TREASURY MISS ?_OSS OF A PA( KAt.K SENT TO A CHICAGO B WHAT It) KNOWN OF IT?KFFOBTS TO FINI OCILTY PERSON?WHO WILL BK TIIK L08EI IBT TEL?OKAPH TO TUB mini NK. i Washinutiis, D??c. 23.?Tlie Treasury seen T?ee force on behalf of the Government, and ert?n'? Agency fur Adonis Expr?s? (Joinpan-, earnciitly at work to discover the. stolen moi the Illinois Nutiitiiitl Bunk and to serin?' the >"o definite truce by either has Wen obtained, officials are very reticent as to their Btispii Tliere are several tlu'ories aa to the manner in ?? the theft may have been committed. There unanimity of opinion, oxci'pt ss to the couvi that the National Redemption Agency is in in responsible for it. The history ol the package is this : Ou tbo i noon of Dec. -? the National Koiloinptioii Agent th? usual course of business, gave notice to tl ??taut Treasurer that tliere should be sent t Illinois National Bank at Chicago on re?lemptui conut, $11,000. Tliia is the amount of the si tuteil packngt?. This notification from one bi to the other is given by a memorandum check ?8 entered in a fonn-book. It would have been sibl??, perhape. for any clerk in tho Treasun i's ? to open that b?H?k and ascertain the charact? the money packages that were to be dispatched next day, their amount, the denomination of ! and their destination. The numbers alone c not be learned, us no record is kept of the nuni of the not?-?. Consequently the Treasury can n avail itself of this advantageous ?lew m case of These packages are daily scut to National bi by Adams Express Company. Thatcompauy ha office for the transact i<?u of Government busines the basement under tlie cash-room in the Treasu office. The only means of official comimuncati?. by a private elevator, tho upp?-r approach?1 which are guarded by Treasury officials ; the In by ?"?-press company officers. The elevator e BHiiiicates only with those two rooms. The next morning after ihr notification the cl( of the Treasury prepare the express receipts co ?pouding U? the entries in tho book mentioned the vault clerk inakos up the money packages in velopea. The-so envelopes, with their rcspen amounts, sub?e?raently pass through three ha BDd receive separate seals in wax. The lirst BB v?rifies the count of the vault clerk, seals the pa age in the middle, and addresses it on the men it ?t duin tag. The two other sealers ?lo not set) the c tents of the envelope. The envelope is then bam to the persons m charge of the elevator, ahv more than one, and taken to the express office low. There it is rei eipt? ?1 for by the express i cere, who take charge of it. At this point, it is claimed, tbo Treasurer's apon-bdily cease?. Bet wot n the time that I money is taken from the vault and the timi ?rtachea the express office, substitution might possible. When tho package reached tho office the express company it was not received or receipt for by tlie persons generally in charge. There i seven express officials on duty there. That aft n??ou there were only two. It happened that th? wast funeral at the time, ?if the wife of one of t expretw clerk?. The otb-rs wer.? attending. T package was receipted for by :? deputy. It remain intiiat office from 1:30 until 2:45 the afternoon Dec. 6. The fact that the Adams Company has ? Pinkertou's Agency at-work shows that some si picious possibly may attack to its own employes. THE PATENT OFFICE AFFAIR. BOW ASSL'MKD BAB?B CAMK 70 BK I SKI??TI "VARMIXO OCT" SYSTEM?WHAT SiX'KKIAl CI1AMJU-.H AND TUK ('<lMMISSIONK.lt 8AY. 1BY TELKOaJ*r>ll TO THE ?JB?MB?-I Washington, Das., I "?.?Secretary Cliainller sa; that the practice of farming out work in the dial lu?* division of the Patent Office, broken up la w??ek, is one that grew up under a former Se? retai of the Interior and Commissioner of Patents, ui that he has had tho cordial suppoit of Commission? Iiut 11 in the reform just made. A few worth? of c: pi-nation will make the nature of the practice r fcrretl to easily understood, Prior to 1*70 tl Patent Office tlrawings tTSN made on all si -ales un iu all colors, so that there was no uuifo'rmity aboi them. At that time it was ?letermined to inak photolithographic copies of all drawing.", and at* since been retjnin-d that they be mad on the same seda with bhu k ink. In order t repnxluec the drawings for patents ?ssucaI befoi 1870, tracings in India ink have to be made on tliie paper, ami this work is given to women, who ?or by the piece, and arc allowed to earn a eeitai ?alary per month, not exceeding in any rase .+7." The greater part of these tracings are made at th house? of the women to whom it is giveu, as then? i So room iu the Interior Department buililiug in them. tSoine of the women who have obtained this wori have btM'ii unable to do it themselves, ami limn- snl let it at ri'?luc<*l rates ; but this ComiiiiM?MS l?uell says he knew BOtfaiog about until very re ?eutly, and when be learned ol it he at once tool 8t?*ps to stop it. At the sain?- time he says the Oov tnnuent has not lost a cent l?y the practice. K? S-oaey has beau pai'l to any one tfl the ?li vision ex ??"Ptiorwork a? tuall.y done iu a saaaaMf satisfa?; ton to the chief draftsman; ami since he t?>< i ?barge o? the olliee Comiiiis-.i'iner I'uell ?laiin? t? -ave rodil, ,,i ??,<, paisa ?>f rIi?- tracing so lliut it BOH ?ost? tO fag cut less than formerly. In regard to th? dismissal of J. It". Nottingham Cotiiinissioiiei' Duell says that lie rofffOOOBtsd tin Patent Oln.-?.- ;,i Um C??iit?-iiiii_l about two months ii the Kail ami incurred sonio extra expenses which h? tkoiigbt ought to be refiiiidi-ti to him. lie tin r? for. ??akwl the Commisaioaar that, in addition to l?is rog< ?htr ?alary, ho be all??we?l to take tracing l?u t.-? ?Bouili?. This ntiuesf ?vus ?/runted, l?nt apparently ?Vsring that lie wo.iM biivc trouble in drawing the <lo?ibl?? par, he chu-cd th" tictitii>us niiineof A. V. - ' to be placed ou the rolla iBstead of hi?? own. Its*?* for this deception lliat he was dismissed. oonrnaa ra? il-OTOkai. renn. Pill 1..,?,'.. - is TI'K ACTION Ol' I III: TWO !l<?! I-? ?TIIU TIIBOWIN?. Ol T <?K IHK VOTK OB' A ? ?TUK ? H All?.I' Of A FBAl'I?CI_iXT MHUM A ??raOM A KK.,;t LAB COHHWOMH.XT OF THE TBIBCSB.l Wasimni.i. \, D?te. 20.- The ?locumentTin relii1i??ii to the piMciu c of Coogrsaa in counting the electoral tote, ?uluiiitted to the Senate abont a week ago by ???"? Bayard, baa just been priiiU-'i. It was preparo?! ?y J. 11. \\heeler for the parp?se of bringing out ?"'!t.tiu pie?,??leiit? snppoeed to sustain tlie pretieiit ^neitioLi of the Democrat?, which were not fully given in the similar compilation made by Major ?McIkHiaki, the Beeratary of the ?Senate, last session ; **& aa it give? the action of the lions? ss well ss of ?h* Senate in all the count? of the Preaideutial vote?, ?* is s vaiu.ible contribution to the lucressfbg litera ?Bur? of tb? aubiect. It does uoU however, afford ?any imjiortant aid to the claim of theDemr that th? House alone can reject the vote of a S On the finit qnestion in dispute, as to the ?where the votes should he counted, it fnlly rant* the Senate in insisting, if it thinks j> that the House of Representatives shall SSSBS chamber. The count of the first five election made in the 8enate, and after the fourth ele when the two house? failed to aproe upon the and manner of opening the returns, the Jena formed the House that it was ** ready to meet in tho s.tiate chamber," and the Represent' marched over at the appointed hour. Htm the ceremony has always taken place in the I scntatives' hall, but this custom began at a when the number of members of Congress hi creased so largely that the old Senate chambo came too small to conveniently hold them. The next, and al!-inip??riant qucstiou, of v. empowered to moke the count, was not IS?si many years after the adoption of the Constitt Win 11 the returns which first madoGcorgo Was ten President were open??d the Prtsident? o: Senate counted the votes himself, with the app tion of everybody. The convention that frame Constitution, in fact, virtuully instructed him bo, for it passed just before it dissolved a rosoli stating that the Senate should proceed to ohm resident for the sole purpose of counting the toral votos, if anybody was competent si tin* to give a true interpretation of the Onstituti? would seem to he the men who had just finished work of creating the instrument. At Ibo second count tin- TlOil l*lCSMml prcsi over tlie Senate opened, read, and deliver? tellers tho certificates, and the tellers "exam sad ascertained the votes,* but then, as iifall BGBjJwnt counts, the function of tho tellers merely tho clerical one of tabulating the votes a?l(ling them up. In short, they wen* ths SSSrl the presiding officer. The two houses r.evei .verted any power over the count until lM'l.v the QTSSSttoa was raised as to tho right of Miss to vote, and B joint resolution was ailoptod direc the President of the Seriad? to state the i.snit : would stand with and without tho voto of that SI which, it happened, BUGS no difference in the I? Hero it will lie observed that (,'ongross hesiiatei claim the right to reject the rot urn of a Stute, ( although there was a donl.t SS to whi-tlior Miss? was in the Union. After tin? thirteenth l'i dontia! election, the l|?litlll "f rejecting tho ? of s ihs?iualificd elector in Xow-Hampshir?* cu?n?* and, although a Senate committee reported t such S?inestion ought to be settled l.y a p> ttnaii provision on the subject, no action was taken either house and tho vot". waa counted, lull the Kleotoral (*ollege of Wisconsin mot one t later than the law rci'tiitrd, and tho vote was jectod to by Mr. Orr, who BBStststssd that flu- (' stitutiou "conferred upon the two Ik uses lbs ftf to determine the validity or invalidity of a rol Hut Mr. Orr's resolution was laid upon tin* tal and tho doctrine of its mover was thus refused dorsement. There was no further ?pn ??tinning return? until after the adoption of the Twi-nty-.? ond Joint Rule, whicli in ?Tn-ot BSBBftod v. broadly the power of Congress to r? j?i t v??t? ? si pleasure and deputed tin exercise ofthat psw or either house, acting separately. I'lidor this ri. however, ttrnm h had no warrant in tin* (.'on-?iti ti or iu precedent, and which was a war BWBSBfS prevent tho States in rebellion from taking a part the election of a President, no ?SSSBS w?r? reject except in case* where there wore twooonllicti State Governments sending in rival S of returns. In 18C0 the vote of Georgia vt objected to. The House resolved not t?i entint and the Sonate SB count it. When the two limn reassembled after voting on this question the l'r?' dent of tho Senate ordeied Georgia's \ot? to eounteil, and it wan ?lone, amid great BosrfBri and an attempt on the part of (ta), Butler t.? ha the Senators driven out of tlie hall as interlope The action of the Pn-sul? nt eyaa. bused on a nun i rent resolution previoiily adopted, declaring th Georgia should bo counted if her vote made ? cliangt- in the result. Objections wer?' made in IB4 to tho votes i'f Mississippi ami ItaSSBSB tint groin of iiifonnality, anil to that of ??SSfgla bwSSSS ca for a d? ad man, but they wen* both c?mnt?*d. A kansas ami Louisiana were thrown ?nit l.y tho aeti? of the Senate on account of th?* dispute m boi States between rival Governments. At no time, it will bo observed, in the whole hi t?>r\ ?>f 1'rosid.ential elections, was a return reject?* oreven ob.ccted to on t!io ground of fraud at tl election or iu tbe action of State r? turning board It is au enfin )y now theory that Congress has tl riglit to go behind t'uo cert ?tied returns of S State look into Iho manner in which the el? i tion w. held or the votes caiiva-se<l. Ttie annals of On gress furnish no precedent whatever to base such claim ii'iou. _ B. v. if. COXGRKs? AND TBE ELECTO-AL "0TE8. A PLAN PAVO?SB IIY ill.Pl'llI.ICVNS-lN CASI I I 01 Jl'.l TION A ?l All: TO III'. THI'.t.WX OLT ONLY B IIU'. ( ON.-KNT OS It'll H Hol "I 9. IFHOM A KJCGUI.AK 00SSSSSCSBB8ST HY THK TRIIUVr.. Washington, Vie. 21.?If the two houses BIB t settle their d i fieri MSB about ?minting tho electora voto tin msehi s, without calling in tlie Sti| ?? '. Couit to decide botucui conlli.ting iut? rj?r?-tai. o: of tho Constilution us to their joint and separa! POWOTB, t?SSS is a position which tin* JteptlhliCSIl enn ?ake with the certainty of being BBStstsi by tho conservativo jiidginont of tho cdiiii try. It is not that tho President ?f tl. Senate alone has BSWSf to count tho vote The frauiers ol the Constitution ?lis! met I. asserted lhat ho poswswd that power, but th habits of thought of the PSBBSM day, luingini distrust of the judicial fairness of si.'igl. officers invested with great jmiwi-i, make i sure that such u construction would not now be in domed by public opinion. Nor is it that tlnl'nsi dent ol the Senate has no fiine?ioii to |m-iI?.ihi cxicp that of breaking tin: seals on Iho packets of rediiiis for that action might just as well bo performed bj one of Iho pages, and il is absurd to.eoppoM thut the Constitution inleliiled lo call the see md ?ifiieei in lue (?ovci?iiicnt, und then put upon him only t duly that is unimportant and oven lulling. Ncilhci i.-? it that the Senate Shosld alone p.iss BSSS tin validity of returns. V'hatover may lx? said in favoi of this theory. it is o\ ideiit that if it be insisted BBSS by the Republicans it ?sill BSTPS to incioas? i at tier than allay tho prevalent parii-.au cxeiieiii.-nt, The position referred lo is this. : The FNsMbbI si the N-n.it?* shall open the rot urns, and tiny shall I.? counted unless objected to. If an objection is made to the return from any State he shall decid, whelher the return b?> valid or not. If an appeal shall bo taken from his decision tin bOBBSSshall separate and vole BBSS BBS question. In ??o?' both vote I o overrule his decision it shall lx* reversed, but if thov disagio'*, one voting to oven tile and the o'.liet t?. sustain tin* decision, thou it shall stand. A like course can be pursued in tin ssBS "f two ret inns from olio State. 1 ho logic of this plan is, 1 hein-ve, i niptt-gnabli*. It is evident that in cas.- ai B ?tita groeinont bslVSSB mm BSSSS and the Senate there would lie a dead-lock, threatening the d'striiclion of the Government unless there were somewhere lodged a power to make a ruling that would unlock the wheels and ke?*p the machinery in motion. The roasou why the opinion of the Presideut of the Son ate should prevail in case the two houses should not agree to upset it is plain. Tbe tornaos having equal ?power, ?ud one striving to uphold the ?l?*?*ision while the other seeks to push it down, tb.ir opposing effort? neutralize each other, and leave the decision, unaffected. If it be asked why the I'reuident of the Senate should have the importaut power of passing upon the validity of returns, the auswar U ?that the Con atittition confers it, and in fact makes it absolute snd j without appeal. Through s long disuse the power basc?me to bo questioned, but it would undoubt? edly have been reasserted long ago had tlie emergency arisen which required its interpoaition. In claiming now a limited authority, subject to be set aside by the concurrent vote of the two houseiA, the Prcsiili'iit of the Senate would be clearly within the pale of the Constitution. The plan mentioned above has the support of sev? eral prominent Republican Senators and i? rapidly growing in favor. It is a simple, prat ticaltlc, and constitutional solution of the dispute as to the pow? ers of the two houses over the count, requiring neither anMB?Ituent to lh?'('onstitiilioii <>r statutenor appeal to the Supreme Court to put in ??fleet. If the ?.?-publicans in their caucuses in Senate and House agree to it, the thing is done. t E. v. s. NEW ORSKKVATIONS IN MF.TKO??OLOC.Y. ORDKIIS TO BATAI. STATION'S AM? III!. COMMAMJ Eltrt OK VKRSKUS?AN IN IBBB ATlli.NAL 9YSTKM WHICH l'I'OMISKS TO AID COMMKlll K. [F!l<IM AK OCCASIONAL f*BMBBBf-BBB??1 OK THE TRIBI7M!.] Washington, Dec. 2,r>.?Tlie Secretary of tlie Nnvy will Issue In a few ?Ih.vs order? to commanders of naval stations and coninianiliui-officer? of vensels-of-wnr, iiiriitiii? that ?tliservatlons l?e tukm ami forward?'?! to the Iliiresii of Nhvibration, In BCeortlaiK-t: with 088808? panflag Instruction?, ini.l for licit |.iii|i?>se tlin'tlitiif thiui to Aastgaata ?m aAeartaaBaraowBowfBfcaBcM re?i?>iiMlile fur tlietluty. '1'lie record thus kept will t-oii stitute juirt of the ret ititl t?f the s?tem ?if International ?stssrslegleol SfessrraflaBS t<? i?? taken tnttMaas* oiisty with other iiiilioiis which, with the United States, were jmrtle? to the plan of operations ?greed upon by the Mcteorolii.'-li'iii Oaagsaastl Vltnna. The ?it??-? r\iiti??n I must lieirin on ilie tlay followini: the reeeipt ?if tin? ??i?l?r. Th?; aceoinpiuitiiii: in-tructions will re?|tiiie that one irictroroltiiriiMl oliser?. ,'itinii l?e taken tl.illy BOMoMa laf tile prcpiirutluli of -;. Impl.. iliatt?, to einlti lee, ?hen liraetit-alile u! least, the aliii???|ihe;l( pel ssiirc. tcmpeia lure, iviiitl, rain, rein!mg ?>f the wet liulli tlirrinoinetcr, sea ?well, an.l .?.?'ullicr*. This m cession to the l.iinl MattSB ; of the Intcmatlonnl i ? Ml in will, It is exiH't'tt il, 88Btriliute B vitlnalilc ??ll.? of rcconli?, nml which will have nr. jnipurt.in? 1?'arlnir In iolviiu- Ih" liiiinii?aliie I,ut iiijHtei'iiiii? law* ?lili h gOfSH the iitiiioi-plicile eiirrent?, mil |i.irtl(iiliirlv thoHi? t?iii|t stituiis th- Tit'ii.truti'iii? which always result in ?iifreiiuK and I'.sh of lit.-an.l iin.|terty. It Is cttTitl'li ntly IxlltMil that the information thus nlilametl. ?nil the de? ductions whit h will f.??inw, Will pinte of ilieali .llahle l?"ii? lit tO rniiiineree aiiil lu-rlclilture. The ol?M?r\ i'tioii? win i?, lasea ayai Breaasa-y la the _?feesal part? of Mm plohe nt 7::i."t u. nL, \?:i?liiii--t?>ii tiieiin tifie. It rnav be Intel, silii^-to ??ufe that a n r. nt re|i?>rt frntn the HgBsl IBs Intermiti?!?.?| ByslS?l "f . r\atioii? to SO 81 iiiinle a iii?.?t trrnllft In?.' prnirr? ?s, eeSSSBSlBf UM Mlaa-ag aatloaM aad ptvrtaeee nml eanaBse stl ata?a?a : Algeria, 10; All?triu. Ul; lielcliuii, 1 ; ?ireat Hrll-in, M| Iiiiiiiitirl., Ii ; ?'rai.ee, ?i; (?ernittny, 'j:i ; i.|t-e?i-, 1 ; Italy,SO; Jaaaa, i ; Um KStbatri?bes, -1 ; Bseaay, 4-, l'i'itnirai. i; R?sate, 97 ; tpatB.Si ??astea, ?. ; H?ii7-r l;in?l, '_ ; Turkey, r? ; l.iiimla. M : -M l'iiit??<l State", 100. I In ..I. i ri at.i in? of all tl.t--? nation? BfO in I? re haiiged. WABHINOTON K0TE& wamiim.iun. Moii'iai, Des. M, 197C The A-ery liad condition of the paeaOMatS m this eitv fur two or ll.MB day? pn*t tut? sul?|eel??d sert-rai person? to BU?hip?, ?nine of v lilt-ii ll?:\e BOBI of II Very ?t mill? i-it.i.'acter. Several ln?tunre? of heavy fallf nr ??lucliig ?prniii?, fand laoaa ?<r two tatet Sfokea l bbsb awaited list n.u'lit. A gentleman n.i.ii? ?I t lai I,, a lii-.nl't r of a Well known tlry kimiiI? flrin. whin- returning iioine from hi.t pu"?!? of iiii-i if?? slip]-eti t.ii un- in and rnk? a Ii-k. aasten B?tanla} eight a carpenter saiact] Win. lawr?r. white rotoring als residence slipped apt*n the steps aad fell. He ?lleil in a very few inoinetit?. UM N.ity Iii-pat lint nt h ? t ?.,?il ut the bsinl-of I.il'll!. ( iuiiiinanti'r Ilil'llHoll, ?'Tit liy Adinlru! \:? y r.iiil?, altea-tlfal Japanese satleaal eastga, peeaeated t?> the Japanese Bnry Depturuoeat. 'Un- caso oontalalag the Hag I* ni.irkeil. " Ninth i ear of MeiJ'l." Tin i? wen- a Mini!? r of flatten at the Wttt ?titlvc Man ?iuii lit In , tli.i.-e t .tlii-.c belli K \. Hh one nr '.?An excel? llwiainllaislcimisoaalfi leads of the fiaaMaat. ntheee iinineiliale family ?-.:. .ill a iih hint iu ipm t ealuywilH t.f th- ? Li tel nia? fcntivlli? ?. 08B, An.!? i -.11 ?.; t.ie IU-turnlag Hoanl of LaS?Baas ar ll\ ?ll I.I It lust !ll_llt. HOW TO GET LOU TELEGRAPH MATES. A 8CCCKS.SHT. KXI'KKI.MI '.NT AT KIXCSTOB AM? IliiNlHlfT. fo the Editor of The Tribune. Sir: \\ '?? liav?- list- ly lia?! ?in t \|? ii? i" ?? In :??, inforiiiit'ioii Him'.Lw_lah .| i,?i\.' a plasaoBt sort of t'hrl-titMM gift to J ?. iiiiiny other pla . Hall}' sllll.tt? ?! We llS Vt Leen r.'ltlioill I? !t>T.i|.|i;i- ?'.?in ?Miltii ll,* fUid 1.81 ' ? I'? ? n I? ? infant pin? ? t?i the ilion? poly. Alioiit u week a_?t a BWBS s-tui-t' tl )n.itiii?' tin Ati.iiitli i.:,,i I'i? .',.. Telegraph t't'iiipaiiy to op not adouL !' v . ?-.^ii'.l l?v' n'l fhe prltKlpal 1 ?? baaki lin-ft." ,.....'. i. i! ?ii aiiil . ?in,? > i- lilt tii'-ll .-? i?il?"t i - n. \?snf tola !.,??fc nu-lit Bpeodll] nai'ii? i'. the w? lern I'liiimCompaay. Mowaotleetfcereaalt. Itim?h I |.i||t':.-hel a BOW ?t'Iiedille Of IU.? ,ttt u-duc llons, n ; 'i.?' "f i Seat ; 1'l.iin Kin -lot: or Komi" ll to all Uat MlOWl Ig iMilnts, ?.?c ni ? for B twciiiy-word BBBBtfl 1 it i? dos redui <? l to ! . .1,. ' ??ly, n v, ii tras, All?,m?., Hii.ti.i. Fli/?l>? th, :n, l'.iil < at !<r. Nt w:irk, l'a ?? ile. .v ???. Brunswick, l.?ii.c i slls, l'ai? Jersey I'nv, ? Not I Hi itucptirt, West Troy, BeraloB, Daasary. Ilartiord, J M O?T town to a',! of tlM f.il'tiin;: place? the SM ?mi .-.v i. ?in??? tl in 40: Auluirn, Al I...IH, .s. ,.ii .i 1 .ili?. ir?.?.i here to Breo* lys dM "i'i shara** wbsBOobbIsi the li. '.' i- pr.'.'l.s?-ly one-half t'i.it. h'rtiiii 1 ' i. I" 1 "t.IT".?lo the Old i-ii.ii-L?- was 75 rent?; It I? nu v -i??. Tin- oiii shsraa t" Detroit,nariaaatl,?Ctove i-un?,'I'l.ieiio orKalai oaa fis It la sew 75 ?sal* . eaarge to! bleaco mat 91 IB* n is saw sBtaosal (??si. lit i. !...'??11 111? We.-ti'rn t7ul8S BBS llaitled Ml NEBS' i | bed sji th?- Allan- mi I'UCHi' BOBipOtltlOB. <?lit ?-xpelTlli? lit ?lin? s I l:;.l a niel? IliVllitiit..! I. : I'll iiiiiii-t till??n, .nul a j. i ? -i t ? i?? t?i?;i\t tl.f hi. .!.. ll" . to ftilie I- .......il.l. I. .Hi. Il'.li 'i lll.M?i.K.|| Eiiigstou. .'.. i., Doe. 33, l-7'i. BlPLOUOi? ARD WIBB AT Oil < lit. A Ul* l.silM mi? AT *r''_'0i),0fl(l. Oil Citv, 1 ? un., Dec _"?. ? At '_ p. in. t?? tlay tin? ifiiiiT-itoiiRt- ?>f ui? Asa?rteas Traaolra Oaaa? piinv's ?titioii took lire, ami was MIowoS '?i Ihoez? ; of the tinilei, v. m 11 VSS I In nut. .u-i ,ii-l an ll on lank BOatata?ag al>??ut IbjOOO . ..Ihmis ot mi. liiiiKliti.: the taaksadsettlag the oil eadrs, Tin- total less t? mi la atmiit BOyOBO b?rrele, live kroataal were ?iaatrayad, two of which ?ere oWBoi hy Mr\vii!:,in i Brot- ra, two by Uocbrane, unit one by the Atoei r(?ui paajr. X?ere were h.m? 1rs Erie Ballwai (toiler rara lim it-it. The h??? u eetiaaatod at -r'.'i'o.'-si. i paltl.'liv'? oM'ietlliy iii?nrillii'e. The Aniel n .111 1..... let (oiiijiaiiy ?lil 1.en in relniiliiiiitr at 0111 e. DUUIB BY A i.AII.K'IAIi AC? IDl'NT IN OHIO. Cincinnati, Dec. 2?ri.?A flgMg gpegW *?ys an eaMwaid ImiiiuiI paw?eiiL'er train on itn ' levelaud, Coluinlni?, ('iiiiiiiiiat; a.nt ?B?I?MSpottl liailioad 8 h 11 iieur Belle Fontaine, Oalo, tins mi inlnv ?BBS thrown from the truck hy a broken lull. One piissetiifer-ear ?a? turned 1 oui?,let? ly o\ei. If contain? il fUMUt-Op ?nu, ,. few ??t tin passiagers a?*re"?rltrttslyIn? jured and noae fatally. The tollowiliK 1? a list nr the Injured: Mr. aod Mni. Manas of luilluiiapoil? : Mr?. Fun ni? . nml Mr. Collin? ?n.l ?on of l>c?--r.if, ??hio; i....i.-. Hurilcrof l'titlMille, 1* m?. ; A. O'll.-ia ull'lHiiiil'il), luii. ; and Mis? Koger? ot Ai-htahula, Ohio. A (T?F.DITABLE KF.(dKl) <?F CHARIfAHLE WORK. Tlie H??w?iy liruimli of the Youuk Mt^us Christian Association, No. ISA Bowery, since tieKlnniui: their work In Muy. Iffftj rendered the folio? Ink tfiief t-o 14.1XX1 pasassBi Wtttbmb-?tM.IOi lsM-Pi<H3Ui baths, S.STti ; mtrmeulsjr-ivi'n. IJMfl persons i?r??vide?l with euipioymelit, 3,0-7. The tggYi-.gaU: ?.tUndaue. si the lellirloii? ?4-evn-er dnrlnc thl? iieriod wn? 'J'_*7.0t1J. The niaiiauf? will receWe culls on New Year's Day from 10 a. ui. to B p. ui., uud hope to meet inuny thi'.y have uid?-ii anil U? recel re letters from others. A praise meel liiit* will lie held on that day between 1*? and 1 o'clock n ra Former beneficiaries, employ???, ami memher? of the hranch are reguested to call, ?i?t? for the expenses of relie-huiciiu muy be mu? to tue Oeucrul teiTCtury, ?las Bev. John Dooly, at Mo. 134 Bowery. 7 POLITICAL NEWS. 1VOT WORRIED BY FLORIDA H1WE SENATOR Botin THINKS NO COLOR OF Al.THOFITT CAN BK OtVF.N T?) THK TIIJIKN MECTORS?RK POItTS THAT TUB JI.'IM'ES WEI'K HII111'LA DC D BY NKW-YOUK I.MT.t'K.NCK.S. [BT TKLKGRAIH TO THK THtt(r\K.| WSSB-SOI-W, D.-e. 2">.-Republieans here ore not at all worrie.1 by the action of tho Supreme Court in Florida. Senator Moi ton Haid to-day that he under? stood that the order of the court for a recanvass of the returns did not apply to the vote for electors. If it did, however, it would make no diff?rence, for there was only one day upon which the electors could met. Tln-y had mot upon that ?lay, p?'rfonned their ?linios, and were now fuitctus ollieio. The only ofle?tof making tin* order fora now canvas? apply to the electors would, in Senator Morton's opinion, be to give to the Democrats a little more mat? rial for argument. He could set* no way in which any color of legal authority can be given for the Tilden electors at this late day. It is currently reported m Republican circles here that the Florida judges were stimulated to take their action by iullin-iices l.rotmht to bear from Ne,vv Yotk, ami ugly mm.?is are all?.at whit h it would not be just to them to print wiihoiit further information. They may have a foundation in fact, SBd may only grow out of the eouviftiiili wliie?i mo.st Bl pilblifaiit ontort.-iKi, that (lie pasl campaign !?> e in y tlie elo.-c Southern Slnles has all been conducted under the supervision of Mr. Tilden's immediate advice. / ATTITUDE of <;uv. CHAMBERLADf. ro rito? t iM.irii.N SSAIBSI BA*sriOB?-vkimiai. PIloTrsis no OAUSB WO? AorioN-A t'oMl'ito in nsMMsma, rnr tBUMB-trs to Tin* TitmnsR.] Cdumiiia, S. C., Doc. tS.?BSBOfB have been prevalent for s-vcral day.? tliat QoT, Cliatnli? rlam conleiiiplated a itiove airain-t (on. Hampton and Ins l'iim riitne??!. It Im..; 1,,.,.|, BSBBStl tl thai a pro. !u iiiatiiui wutiltl In? is?ite.| to-niorrow. In ui inlerview Wits Iho UfSIBSt this nfioinoon, lie denied ?ill sin !i inlontioii.?. So loQf as the Hampton movement is coiiliind to verlial protests ami peswfBl opposition iioiM'ti'iii will bo tskss agiiii.t it. Tbc Covornor thinks the DeflMM ra!? Irish tOI l.i'ti ?"iinii.it some blunder of th?- kind, and In? is not disposed to satisfy thorn by (?.'tiplii alin?! funln-.' the situation, nor i? he IsapSSSiUs for any profOasls "f a 88SqpfSB_SB, if any have Iteeti made, lb i.gar.l.? _M Go?! iii.ir.-Iiip as I li?- true aim of both parties. Win n ?hat is BBS? ritnl'i'id, all will li.- siirreiidi ?ed. Imperially is ho indignant that any ?InniM BBBpOBS hita lo be ?viliinir to toada for the Init.d Slat? s S, toatoi -hip. He BTMBtlyBopported Ifr, Corbis, sad Isastifliod that he hi? boss I? gaily ci.il.il. l.\en if tiler?* VMis a vacun v, In ?aid thai lie would not BSBOpt the p?"i ti'in from BBJ parti or both parlies. Then i? v. iv little exei pt talk in the rnsion of a ooii.pinii.i-f. i ?m- nr the other party vviil have to givo way tut ::??!>. y TUE raiTACT DE TELEORAH& B??MOBS ?i; nu: ?nu SB TO nir WB8TBBS inid?; COMThXT?iii:iiv or Tin. i'i:i ?ini.vr?Tin:' SSBATS ? I'M ill ill's OSO! H ami i lit. R01 v Mi t ii*. | ri,I. n\ | It s' i II I'AITIts. The llitii-e Co.iitiiiitee now Investigating the af? faira connected with the lats ?election i.i Lnsisiaiis having tt pu !?.| :!n ','. isiiiii Union Telegraph ('?>m panv lo ?!,rt::sii i opie.? of t'lisjititt lies which passed .over the ?rires between certain pssww? eos netted vvilli tl.!titio,i, tlie pit-idi-n! of the company on Dec. II addrt -u-1 a i m ti.uuii atiou 4o Mr. Morrison, i'.ntirniau of the ! Collllllil tee, di i ' ' liltl',' to do s... Hie rt'asiill? gi V? I) ? ?in' thai " ?Aitln'ii! a"ei'ipti:ig l?> a-?' '?! tain if any of those m? ?? ii'e-i miio material to IBe investiga t;ou, tin: t?:!li ?i . aii?l suetils of tin, eoti.pau.v have b.eii i oiiiii. .n.t!? ?I t?? 1 iv Balde tin- biisiii's. in ?hieb they are en ? i ? d to ''"nine ?pies ami detectives ii|)on and inforau rs ag.iiiiKt the ettstOBBM u ho have ropo? l m Bsths fi i ? ? -t i oiiiniein e concerning both Huir i?Hiliai and ih-ir piiv.it.- :i.'.'..ir?." Sim ,? then lbs following coi ."? der.ee baa ensoed. It was ???ut oui \t i-ida.? b) ti)'- \\ .?;? in I'liioti Tol.'graidi ( ?t ip in?.- : 1 i ,,. ii-, i Di i n I \\ l ? it i:\ IM.i , Ti.i i RATH Co.. I Ni H ?OHK, D.i. i.t. 1-To. ) i fr linn. Will MM I!. Mol.111.-ON, Ihn., nulo, .Yeir ? ?ri. iiu, l.n. Ml u : Ai - iiinii.iiivilig this I iniil .mu? u eiiiminii Ifitlliiti ioa< ? Li in? Ibis ?i.i. Ui ' ' ol the llonse.of :;i 11? -eniiitives in r?sped lo ?*? payer served upon toe. il. wiileli liipille? tin- Bt r.'c.iul-.i I At ais oft?? li.nise of l ,.i'< -.ut tir.? ? tu ?mummt ate le appeal ->ef. your .,,,ii,,,ii? ??. t Set ? u! ..n? um t. ? ?_'*;: 1 ? i?r December, I do imt ?ii|i|n?e it i? i : t. . i?-ti i i i?.?? * am personal Ulimv li-ilge i i?!f ii iitni; ?my nt the matt? is to Ih- in*, ? ?l: Cite.I 1,1 that t llllllllltt- i . I .nu imt now recovering from a loos snd serions 111 li?-?, :,n?! i.?v health la lit-". I) a ?t .it?* Hint I I Wild I."I, witli.iut ?.-ii ni m? iiiiM'ir.i .i e .in.l risk, as well as no lite, ?till iV'M'ii.i' tO the Ciivelllliltllt, mill??' Ml 1? ng a i..m ners I bat ?to N. ?? urii .m?. I trust, therefore, tint I I ma?, he I li'".?-?! from pewcoal i'l.-n laue.-, ?oui t liai ?m ti repon as t.n ??a? tliink proper to make lo tbe Hpeakei iitbc House um) not lovolvi oie m a oontempl fora fallu'.- m appear pe? oouallr. I possess ne know?] .-.!_'? m tf i?. et t?i BDjf mat i-i i-omit?'' ' !" you for in \es'I ?.?.u: ii . or In r '?IH-. I t.? tbe paper? .which you m ???. whlcb would li iifani t. m?* t" ??ei ii I were there, lai.i.ver? tfuiiv, " un 11uiOsrox. I.\> ? t rivi: nines i Mu? III tt.N'.IMI (?OMFATT.J Kow-Yoaa, Dee. 2S, i-7... ) Vil ?n f. I Ni.*.*.-Void full!' Hon. ??oil M.J liiMnii,Speaker of the umtteoj Htpresenta net. Washington, I?. O, Pin: On t'u- iMtini.i? of lu?'? m ber ? paper (a copy of v.liii m la lent?, ?.tin. ?...'. ?M banded tome tl MTashius* toll, iiililre?*eil Ij> JobO U.Thom.n, ???*.?(.. st I'i-ealit-at Arm?, or bit ipreial nu en?er, and -l.n. ! bjrrooa? Kiieuker, by wbieb |W|H?i Mie ?nul ThtMnimou ?Ol hi-?;?? ??hit |l|e?ae!l|*. I' I ? 1 llllllll'tl.ili"! t" t.ll'tiH'?' Si N?'? ( M I' HI?, before tbi i-- Isl eoiunilttee of tbe Houseol Represents t:v . o! whieii |be lion. WUIISUI K. Mi'ins'ia iseuai: ,,.,,, Rii i,.. . .,i ia in bl i . - "it or ??uler hi" ? untrol I, ,, i ?til or ??it l<\ W'lillnDl K. < ?laliiller. /.it a. ( ti.'li 'I. r, j. linn t ru. : ... .i '?!. 1. Itiiu'uls. .Lou ? Cm?y. William Pitt K.?Ilnii.-. a, B r.itl. ml. .I"hu I ?'. < '.i?e> , o. !!? >',. 1'it klu, II?m \ ' . Dlbliell. U.C. Warmotb, (Iki-it" W.Carter, andoen. K? url am sud st Kew-Oiieon?, La., Washln? tun? Ity, l>. ? .. Sew-Vort i Itr.M. V..MaeC Un- If- daj uf H iiIi-iiiIm-1 la-l. .?.o.i t.ai'i t ?i ?? appear? t? require s'1'1 raompsoBto Hiiumit?) im* to spprsr bt-fiirs miW select eoniml?^ st ll.es.iii.i I in?- li.nl |.l.iee, lliell .Util It' 0 U? t??StUJ t'.Ucll nu* in.iiti rs i?l iu'ii.t i i iutwitted lo ...il couuuliu e. lawmlus thai m pop I? errom-oujilj ?uppos^to ,.i.on ?jome .'.?IIHI..Im sdilressed t?> i"'' requiri?**meto i.i'.?ii... before ?..i il ?mimlttw lelennuus of a like de? my iiosae.i or liodet lot t??ntr ?I. I bef* lean tv , ? ??tfif.lv to lu form jrou tliat If aojr sueb mes have ever e*ti?teil. u! w'l.i. li 1 hi.', e mi lilittw It ?????, 1:,..., : lud, eltbei personally?? ..?.leinlly. ooj An: lll.il I Live inli 1 Initially eolilioiiil't 11,,'ii.t ?..;..- aaoaeol ol tb? ?Vcsloni ITploo Tekucraph r.?m...i,.-. Ihr..ugh im?I i>? Un-t.!??:>? infini or Milioiiliii ,.,. | ,.,, ? tLi-l tbe Westero I'ulon Tole^rapb Cuuipaajr ?,? . tlnaluuj liiir.?l.ii.? ??r p.ii-lielpaiioii ell toy part, .... n ,",,i (?wer mu? coutrol over all un ,.,,.,, m ii;,- possession ol the eeiopanr. l ae til. I.I."'.'. I. .-.H'.'tllliO t'> 1"' ???''?< *' ta)?? 0 'Hl|..illll(e with i'..' .iii.n.e-111'. ii'.u'iii 1 teqmrement,itnovei barloa I.e. u ,,t Mj time .?Ime the s.i \...? ..i tin- subpeua, and i,...i. m.; n.-w mi?.? power toeouipn with tue i Ven risuectlnlly'etc. Ivmii.iim Obtow. t iii'/aiid ftunhyorSew-York.es.: Per^onntl*?' sppeared before me tbe'.'3d iU> of December. 1876, HlUlam oi tou, to me personal!* snown. wim, "? -not ?lulj ?worp, de it.isul tint tin- sunexod statt in.:.' ,.i!i!.''.?M-.l ti.lh. llioi. .?-aliiiiilJ. Itauitull, Speskei ol tue lit.u?.'of Uepre* ???litiltlveH, 1? true, ??ml that th''Hiillli I? i?,,l. a ..;,.! fill bis returu to tbe eeituin pa|H r, pinpoitniK !?> ti.-a ? ui> pena, uf.-ntit to ttieroiii. ._ W M. At.Noi \, Notary l'iiiilu,<ity niel'"(inly m .V\. \.?i??. Kvi.?'i'i'ivi: Ornat i Vil sil I.V I M?lN 11.I>'I.* d I ? ?Mil??. \.\ Hair?Yuan, Dec. -;i, 1?70. ) The linn. (i. I'. MtiliruN, I iioiri'i'tn nf fitmiiiUtee of Prit Heurt mad tilettiane, Watminato?, D. C. Hli;: In 1-e.iailiM'lo Vutir H'tue dati tl WosblflgtOB, Du ii?, 1H7?, whereby Ioio r*?alred lo nroditce, wlui ot.t 'lelas, t>. t..i ih.'('..iiiiiiitteeoi Prlvllescs. tuid i;i.-. ii.,i. , ..i tin I'uii. ?i -.?ti Keiiate, orurti?.Is aoo copies of ull lel.cr ?plile ili?|..ilitiea ret t-iMil ?t Ot WBI limn the tel? irai>h ?"Mie.-a al Mil?m ??ml Vortland, ?State of Uroson, fi um Hie llr-t .lay i.fNt.v.iiil.'*:.! "?Td. to Iks lDtli .l..y nr D ??? .m. i, i-,?.. m. .???I all ili.-ii.iteht.? tuiitiiiiiiiiii ISS Hune ol J. N. I' I'tili'ii? at J H. I'. l'mirleli, ?ISO I iiml?? D'.u'iii.iul, nr Charlea Iniiioiul. also Huiivoii ?m lat.i'i ? iaom, Bhw Bngtai ?Us lerl**, aino WtULini M. Owlo, or m r-?nl Owta, m In.m mm, (?nul all iU?|i.ilcli! ? wlit-rc te ?nui of ltl^,tH)o i.i uieatlnnM, mul all dlspatebes of s laiiltie?! ebaroetei hy v?MMcev? Sent ?'I lee?iv?.l. 11 ft! I ill? t'i t"' tl'tl'H.ll Vole of OrcKoti, th? In? li?s-.tiiiii? ol Watt? ae a I'rt'niileiiti-il ?elector, snd also slI?U?pateBes of a iwiltlcal eboraoter by wh - m ?>r re?j?iv?Nl, within tin* i*rl(Kl iiaiiit.t boteiu, 1 Im ib leiv. re??.e<!liiily lo my that I have neither poase?al?iuu??ret>ntitil ?if atiy iiie.ssu^eaae'it l)V the Wsatan Ualva T?sle^ask Qutauaay, and am uuniito Hi. i.i?te either to HMtertain wbelhec auch dtaimtches or uiensam'S asyou ?le?eiitH> have ever c?iai?td, or to comply with the reuulremeut of ?aid uollce. Very roapeetfmly, Wili.i im Okto.n. City and County of Sew-Tork, te.: NSBBBSttf spwutv?l before mo, this '2M day of Dixeinber. lt>7ij. William Ortim, to ine personally Imown, who berng duly Strom, depused that the annexed statement adurcsiied to the Hon. o. P. Morton. Chairman of Committee of Privlleires and Election?, i- true, and that the sume Is made as and , for bis return to the notice referred to therein. vVii.i.iaji ARSorx, Notary Tulillc, City and County of New-York. DBRBB ?states BBBaSB f h ami'KH, 1 fti?iuvi;i.i\ DOS. 10.18??. ? To the lion. William ObtOB, President of the Wettern Cniim Telegraph Company: You ure hereby raqslred to jirtxluoe without delay, iN-fore theCouimittec of Privilege? and ?leetiou* of tuu United StetM Heiuite, orlKlnals ami copies of all K-le irrnphie dispatches rreeivcd at or ?cut from the telo irruph e?rle? in Saltan anil Portland, State of Oi.-izoii, from the 1st day ?if November, 187?, to the ltltb day of De? cember, 1ST?, any and all dispatches t nntnlnim,' the name of J. N. Y. Patrick or J. N. Y. Partri?'k,als?> Charles Diamond or C?urles Uli.uotid, also Uuiiyon .v Co., al?<? Latfd ?i- Hu.-li, also Km,, ne Casserly, also Willlara M. livln.ttr to ?aid Owin or fmin him, and all dispatches where the ?uni of $.s,000 Is nientloned, mid all di'putehcs of a poUtteal chara, sea '?> wBoassoarer eeat or naslTod, rifen iii',' to the t'li'ctur.il voteof Orei'on, the inellKibllity of Watt? as a Presidential elector, or to ?rlvlnsr the certifi? cate to Cronln us a Presidential elector, and also all dis? puten. ? of a M?tteal character by whoinsoever sent or laeerred within the period named Herein. O. P. Morton, Chairman of Committee of Prlvileifes and Elections. The following resolutions were adopted by the Hoard of Directors of the Western Union Telegraph Company at a m? ettaj held Dee. ?_".', l'.yi', : llrtolreil. Thai I lie Western t'nlnn Teletrrapl? Company ro K.AItl? IU. if?? Hi,-lu.ii.ii-niKi: ..(.-'lit of ?util nf the people ol Dis United statt?a? may wish t<?employ it?ageades for the ti'MiuniiUsltiii of roiuiiiunlcatltttishy t? lekrayli, anil bonuil to i.i? l.y retry lawful mean? ah publication ?ir examination of it? rsesfnla SiH'lie'l, Tlist, maptteg ?nrh nir??airr? a? may be ilirt? t< ?1 by the ?einler In be nr? -ei v, .1 fora iierlisl not exert?ling fit Limit!.?, the Kxci utlve I nptiijttSB is lieretiv illrt'i'teil to |.i'> ride in tlio future lor such ???-?sly tle?inu-tinn i?f all wriiun ? sa as IBs assesses? keisjUis of aeeonui? tsttww-u the 1. spit tin ofttcei of Uie i.ii'ipany ?.vlll allow. gBaaJess*. That the Beard <>f tnrtoton aatt?y approve the ft lu. n nl tin- I.i. t-nir. e I'.iiiinl'li e iu retuoviilaBBBMaSflMS ii"? mi liami fr.iin the control or possession of any of it? ottlccr?. Mil. MOtttgtM SAYS UK THINK?. MR. OltTON MAY BK I\ ('(?NTKMl'T-WIIY IIK HUSKS 80 HK Will. fOMMLNKATK WITH TIIK IIOt'SK. N'kw-Oulkax.s, Dec. ffl MtteMt Beelie and Joyce of tho BotMt siib-Cnnini?ltcc retiirileil from Haton Bases la flay. teSSkai a incotingof the li?l committee j to-morrow. In reply to Mr. Orion's dl?patch to Mr. Morrlso??, stat lag that he wouitl not be pieseul lu New-Orleans In tibc dteBoa to ti." stibpenn, Mr. 'Inrrli-nn Mit tt will column iiicat?: the fact to tin- House of HS|BIBISIISlllS8; that it v, .is believed this fact nntl others dIsclosctl In t?S te?tinioiiy of Mr. Harne?, Telegraph MSBBgSB St New-Orleans, and Mr. Orton's former 888B?MntaaUaM showed a purpose, on Mr. Orion's pa?t to hinder the ISa?a-ltSS IS Its iBTf atlgSltea, Whtoh the House uitjiht n gari u t betag in eoatesapt cf it? aatBoctty. Tl.a ? xi inBob to the jetilcs by liieiiibi-rs of the com? mittee was uba-ilout-d OB nieoiiul of had weather. CON(.i:i;?sSMAN i;<K?DK'H i-KAT TO ME CONTKSTKD. [Ill TKI.r.?;i< It'll lu Till. niilUNE.J Washington, Dm. _"?.?Tlit; Hon. J. E. Se iii'iila'e for Co n Kress lu the Norfolk, Va., district at the lite el-'? .n |. Mat John Ooedo, will contest the lallt i '? Bgbl t?> a Seal In the next BOM '? In hi? notice of cont?'.?t Bogaraoeaaea Ifea Ds?weaata <>f Magtag the !.al!..!-ls?x?'4in Nnrfolli anil 1'ortMilonth, and cite? several instance? In wl,Uli tlav i\en: lOtaSSSd iiittit'acl. Mr. trtttntt majority was uturned at about l.sOO, hat Mr. aaastta thai he eau specify from 3,01X1 to 3,100 fraudulent bullote. A HOPE BOB 'HEAP FREIGHTS. BBW usa ntoM cmtuao t<? bbw-to-b gggiooi < OMl'I.IIIlllN. Cm? Ai.?, Dl ???. "J.".?The event of On !"-t Week ?I ihis ? ",ty Is the openliii,'for hiisine-s of u new ra Trunk line. The Chica?,'?'. Port Huron and Can .i ;.i BaOlo.iiM'oinpaii.i i. i\e i ? nun: ni t -t rBB?tag throogh trains In connection with UN QtBHi-l Trunk Kailway of Canuda. 'I hi? nutd is now the western connection of the Grand Trunk, which ?onus u jiti.? tlon -vlth it nt Port iiiHiiti, opposite ti?? Bastara tenuinu? of ttm ? ii-.ititl Trunk. The new line pauses thSBBgl th?- ?MM part of Mie!il>;ai), tapptBg sixteen iiii|s?rtiiiit r??at1?. It aeaaeeta v.iih IBS Hay City ?lit latea of the Mte?Igss Osatesl at Lopeor, and ait- the I'll ut ami I'll?- .Mi'.ii|iic!t?' _Ottload at Punt : at Durand, with th?' Detroit anil Milwaukee; at Lausiu^'. v.ifn the .i.t.-i Ma, Laastas i?n<t Bagteaw, the Detroit, Lea?teg ?n?l 1. :Ke Ml??Igaa, and the l?ran<h of th? Lake .- In.re anil Iftehlgaa Soathon : at Charlotte, with the craml Hiver Valley DtrkteB ??f ?M tstehifsa Ontnti at Battle Crt ek. with the m.tin line of the Central -, at .N'hnolcraff, v. itli tho Kalaina/.oo Division of the Lake Shore ; at Behahteh, with tin? Qraad Uajiitl? aud Indiana ; at ChoaspsH?, artth tha Air Line of the MiililK'nn Centinl; ut f-mith Bend, with the in.tin line of the LS?S Shor.) ; ut f?tillviater, with the Iiidlaiiapti?s and Peru ; at Huskeils with the Louis? ill?? ini'l Xi'iv A?.iiiy, ami Chicatro, an<l at Valpa rateO, lath, artth tha l-ttahaigh. Port Wayne and Chl nafll. over whifli trai-k it has ihe ilf/M <?f VOftOthlS city for a loner t<rtn of year? a total distunec of MO mil' ? fr.mi ChteagO M Port Huron. Tills ?ive.-- the (ir.inil Ti'iii?!: a line from ItoHtnn to OhleSgO tinicli shoiter Ihiin via thoMlehlass ?Oeatral Battway. Bteastheeo?tptettoa of tha line It has gtfSS the (Irainl Trunk'.'0 ear-loads of trelg?I per day. The lirantl Trunk have loanai the road 1,( n ?o i at?, ami it I? li:.\iiii? liiillt by the Mielii/an Cur t ,iiii|..iey itisi niiTi?, all of which will be 8?1 into the SOW " f-toaga ami Noith-Kast fust fre'glit Hue " bettrieu Bok l.ill lllll < III? IK'??. The irelfht 88 far forwarded t?? the L'.ist has liecn nt rat? ImIow the M now In foice. It is a new line, and ?a l ?le it i? not wan: iuiiii sdraatagea, its snasgi is sea ce.le the fact that m the ptessBl dspnaatoB ataKAsMttt their traiiic nui-1 i-oine to theiu from their nltier rivals. The numerous iMiinl.s at whit ?i they nmi|iti. wi:h the l.ai.e .-lion'ami MtehtgBB ?Oi-litrii!, ri-nders il exlrcniely Improbable that any I'omi'inaliuii to ?usiuin rut?'? whit It lim?? nut preside torgtstegthesaatelt ?hure of bastaees can he pel in,Hi? nt. PASICii IN TBBAIBBSt a M-SB1X0T0M At i?ii:m r. mai?i.it? wiii?.i: ka.?: ? I.AM'u.S WAS I't.AVI.NU IB " IHK TWO OB? ??HANS. ' W-SHTBOTOVi Dec. 2."?.?Tlio iiiulicru'e VM rtSffttfttl I?? ?lay, ut the National Theater, darin;' the aaatlaee pettei aiasee ot " The Two Orphssav** thi* aftei iooa. A i? r-oii in the gallery waa setose with a tit, nml thedh?taibaaeeeaseedaeryti ?? Fightf which asa bb i.iju. l.tl a? "l'ii-i-:" when upon a iireut eiiiiiiuotion eoaaed. The doata ware spsosd sad assay raa?edtraai the iiiiihiinti. Dtartag tha exetteaseas thraeertearper? ?uns were ln'iil.-i-tl, but in BBS w.i? s rteaalj hurt. The rauaa <?" tha panic was s?mui saaefte?led, erdet was natorad,aad the perfSrananee ptaeesdsd, t<> a HaMatohsg aiitli?m??-. Misa Kate Claxton, who was |MiteraslBg at tha Bfoohl] s Theater at Ihe tlaae of lha tote tea, ?saa ti.? star oBMli?' o< ? a-ion, and thla was the llrst peiloiuimice of tho flay here. _ AI..VKM AT THE VKWAtUC OI'l'R.V IIOIsI'. At a matinee jii'iitniiiitiiei' of the Kintlfy tr.ni|ic at the Neuaik Opera ii.'its.- foatatday a punir ??< i'iirr.-il. w bleB fur a short tune ihii?teiicd t?i 88 very serl iiii? When thO 1 ?if iniiaiiee was about half eOSiyteted one of the BBBfteyte "f the troupe tlro|>|?ed ft few sparks of tire while ttghtlag s ealeiaai light la the gailety, A small bo\ attfd "tire," und liniiietllately the people In tl'.e aii'iiciiee wen? upon their feet ami riishln?* for the ?lours. Set. i.ii .?f tue baDH ?'nl- ran fimi the Mage tote Bal ?J ?t., ami the lireatcst i-onfii.?in'i prevailed. BSfeeal of the ai? or? walked d??wn t?. the (ootilghts aad aasnrt d th? aa? ?i;, .o t iinii tue it'.inn ?>' tu. ??. i false. Order waaagaBi nearly rt*stur%*d, wbea the Staat?rui hell waa soanoed, ?m i the stampeds f >; the door? waa me ,t? ? i- Ihas liefere, i;. IM? Un?s aii me |iei fui ni i ? appeared spaa the stags, ami bv their eootoees loiiviiiee?i ihiexiite'l spectators toat their fri-lit was eronudleas, bul u??t, how? ver, until m ar'.i half or Uie ainlii U'e had lef| the boUdtog. In I lie first rush tor thetktors a itttlo gut was kaooked tows an.) tiainpleil upon, bul es? tped ?Mlh a Sllghl ?Ul oil tlte -de of the face. The ??.in.tilt:g ol the tin bell and the baetycxltat a portion ot the aodienee eauaed a large crowd togatheraboat the <i|?-i-a iioum-, ami terathaa the i.iioi'.texdteraeul preTall?ML I_e?DpQra Hoaas is one ..i the ?afe.?? exhiiiiiion balls In Newark, there iir-itu; ?a ?.n t:.?.?i? ou Mai bel ai.l Il.tU.-i ?is., nntl tae . lit from the g?Uatry aetag by ^ ?eotu'ste ullway. CKIMKS AND CAHUALTIKS-BY TELKGHAPII. Luomv. N. M.. I?ee. '_,?>.?Miinroc Dit key, the in t:?'iiili?i v, ? nin.ir,ttt-?l MtsWs tn-undit l.y euttlu?; hi? llirtntt. WtXiaiOB, Vi. 1>'i. '_.*.?. Mon BO Thompson com ii.i'te?! ?utiiile last iiutit by ?booting __MOB YlNKYttU? ti.AVLN, Dec. 24.?The liria Nellie MItfheU, nf ?nil fur HoAior.. ?rout Pert fray?, ?'?!?? lie V? rile I ?I.inc.s .Nii\. is. nul..it Itere tod??,, tin Dm .'? i lii'isilan un?ui, ? uiiiivt nf Can?any, and Wilfried L. ?lark oi Nt?. Beilftml, both < oDHiii's iut-Q, tliotl on board. ?BAT1 amhiiiA, Tenu., Dee. '_.i,? (J?'??rift? IVnse and fhriMopber HtiiiUi <|r? rntleti In t!io latter'? ?aloon to-tiay. l'e??e went to ? arm slot?, piiH'ui\st ? putol, ?ml n-tumett sad ?li.tt Hiullh IB Hit i-r i ;arr?. Miiltit rvtuiutxl Hit? ore, auumUag i'.-??? uric?, both aro vrvhabljr touUl lnJoretL GENERAL FOREIGN NEWS. ORIENTAL Al FAIRS. THE CONFERENCE TO bB RESUME? ON TIIt'RSDAT? SIR HENRY ELLIOT ABOUT TO LEAVE. CojfsTAXTiNorLE, Monday, Dee. '?i,187S. The conference has adjourned until Thurs? day, and nut Tuesday, as before reported. It Is now stated that Sir Henry Killot, tlie British -In I?u.-r, will not leave the city till the conference has con? cluded Its labors. Losdok, Tuesday, Dee. 26,187?. The Standard'! Vienna dispatch say? tt 1? believed Sir Henry O. Elliot will not return to Constantinople but will be replaced by the Marquis ol Salisbury. Renter's telegram from Constantinople ?sys it Is asserted that the decree ol October, 1873, reducios ths interest on the debt will shortly be annulled. The Porto will declare Its intention to pay lu full when ciicum slanees penult. Tlie special dispatch of The Daily 9999 from Constan? tinople soys " according to the project of reforms pre? sented to the Pui'te by the rienipotetitiarles'tbe (lover uoru of th?! Insurgent provinces may be foreign ors." THE OCCUPATION BCS1S The Parla correspondent oX The limit elves a detailed account of the occupation scheme derived from authen? tic sources, and showing that very considerable conces? sions have been made to Turkish sensibilities in this par? ticular. According to this scheme a ccrp?t of military gendar? merie will be recruited from volunteers of tbe neutral ??taten. The corps will be under the orders of tho Governors of Provinces. It wilt wear Turkish badge*?, be paid by Turkey, or tbe reformed Provinces, and constitute a te?'uforcomeut of tho Turkish police. It Is much ft are I that Turkey will resist nearly all tbe proposed reforms, which tho Powers SBBSMSS the mini? mum they are entitled to demand. It is thought at Constantinople that Sir H. O. Elliott, the British Ernbassadur, is In favor of resistance on tbe part of Turkey, and his departure l? oouaidcied as reas? suring for peace. FINANCIAL MEASt HK:?. The Posl't dispatch fruin Constantinople BBSS the Porto has resolved to cancel the financial tlBSBBSSf 1870 Im nicitiately. THE SITUATION CRITICAL- WARLIKE , DEMON8TBA TION8. Lokdon, Tuesday, Dec. 26,187?. The Daily Telegraph's ?*p?t*?-ial c;>iTospoii?lent Bl Pern nays: Midhut Paulin, at an nituflloinl interview with Lord BBttsSarjr, rsfaood to accept tho proposition for an international commissioner to ?up? nutend tbe relorms. Lord BaUofea****, I am told, MssjrssBSi for a i*tcamer to be held in IBSiSM? to convey lilin to Athens If the Porte should continue oiiyle'dliig. Great (SSSBMSS of arms and ammunition an* Betas BBBSifai limn America. The temper of the population i? warlike, and the situation Is critical. On Saturday the Softas made B demonstration before the Kti.-.Hlan !'iul>:i??y, Fhoutlntr, " Down with Russia!" Tlie Banlaa s't amers have ceased running on tbe Block BBS. ? THF. GREAT GALE ON THE SCOTCH COAST. London, Monday, Doc. ?3, 1??70. Accounts continue to arrive of wrecks on the north const of ?Scotland and the Orkney Islands. Particuiar? are kSBWaof varlou? casualties, principally to .?mall ves-ifls from Scandinavian llalli?- imrtH, tuvolv lng the loss of "25 lives. Besides them-, a Norwegian Oria has !> en ?TSOkoi at Hurray I l.iud, with all bands. The number of drowned i? n<t[ stated. A great quantity of wrecked stuff 1.? reported in Pent land I irth, including two unknown MSSBMTS bottom up? ward. London, IScsbSSi Dss 26,1876. A D?iud<?e co-respondent tel'vraphtI if IB certain SMI at Icaat 100 pOiaOSS were drnwneil tin tin- iit.rttlf-ast coast of Sto?ainl ?artag Friday and Saturday. The loss wltbin a fortnight is BStlBBBBBS- at the least, at 280 MS and 1?O vessels. PROMINENT MALAY BB3BL8 CONVICTED. HiMiAlOKE, Monday, Dec. '??, 1876. The Mar.i.j:;!i Lels aiul six otliers, implicated in the muni? r of Mr. Ilircb, the liriti-li rcldcnt In the If sierro suttlsioonts. so? asostfea a in?, haw i?eei) tfii l.tiicd to lie hanged. It U probable ?SB sci.tc ice will BB i filil?, j? d. THE BRITISH CORN TR/DE. London, mmmmayl Dec. *J5,1876. 77?c Mark Lane Exprese, in Its weekly re vicw of the British corn trade, says ''rain has b?een the prevailing characteristic of the weather for the past week, but wheat looks ttlllviilK and li.il* not suffered. Although Imports continue li^rht, granarv stocks ?re fair, with a slight tendency toward lower price?. Toward the close of the wi ek. with iimltc.l arrivals at Liverpool and Louden, B (Icrit'.cit demand set In. Millers were more BtttVB buyers at piice.8 indicating n complete recovery of tin tsfraS?SB noticeable early ia the w. ek. With tho pollileal tun -:ii.:; .?till in suspense, sellers are confident of further imrnovcnient. There has hern little altera? tion in Ppriiijr corn, although tBBBBBBBi import i of maize and advanced velues In America point to a rise. Lxporta show that the favor with which this corn Is regarded on the Continent I* unabated ; lude?1'!, MOBS improvement In v.ilite* :? noted, with a more general demand. Floating cargoes shared the improved feeling. Mulling and i'iiiiii.iig (I'Miiptioiii of barley were m limited demand, and lower rates for the latter were accepted. Tlie pre? vio??: v.? i V* ?I ill'.ie in malze ha? 'neu tully r? BSVSStV JAMBS EASE LIV1SCS10S. mm A T?IBl'IK n M Tlu'lU.tiW WEPin. To tht lid i tor of The Tribune. Sm;: TIio v?-r.? ruble James Kam' Livingston ?! yi'ftlel.!::.'. momtaSt BUST u eng i'.ilit ???, 111 l.is BOth fear, .'t th? ISstdSSiM ?l his ?laughter, lbs Rutber Itiil, to Ne ?'. "ark, New-Jet*?}'. Mr. Liviigstou was a na t:?. e Datd I ? "Uty aud a lineal dese?-uiluut of the pin; 'Mtot t? the iiiimor wlili-h has 10 long borne tin UaviBg beiii (.i.ulila'.e.l ut L'.i! m Collage, and aftcs the u?uul stadias admitted is the piaothM <>f the law, Mr. Liviii-sloii e?Tal'll?lied hliu? If, 7 ??r .">?< years a.;.i, at RoSkBBtlr. Not fiudiug tie lu? i ??iigeulal, be li.om.it IbO proprietor ?Ol utl?.iii'?' c ? . * M :i an occupa? tion who it, while Western Nevv-Ye 1. 'as tbe granar** im! BSll for Ihll but for the Ifrr ?foglaad ?State?, at? tracted liie atter.M.'ii el the ni.'-t uitelligt-nt and enter* prlstaf e t-.'' i ~u'r- '" that BaslaBaB he was ?saoetated w.th Matthew Bin ob. BsilSf LU, Ebenezcr It Pencil, Ihoiii.o? K-tiii ?I..ui, ?Viiiehaiu Whitney, and ThOBMI H. l:?i''l,.?t?r, al? o? whom prrt ?-tied him to that "bourne inn) w li.h BO traveler ntiirns." Mr. Living? ston, though ?ver u.iient aud active politically, neither ????ul.. BOT, v.'.lh one CM option, aeeepletl ottlce. lie was fir Ihn?' **BBSB sheriff of tin- County of Mon? roe. With all to whom Mr. Livingston was v.?ii knot, u nu tenus of pauegyrlc would be ? xt ?icf, for in all that constitu??* true inaniieiHl I:?'was a bright example. In every bum ti"?* relation ot ?if. hews? a strictly Just man, always dolug to otliei- I'lietsfly what he ??ouid hi?.e others do to bun. S'?.?lulls, he was an aceomplisbed, high tuned geiitli man ; and If all head'of families were as truly wine m'k? good In their precepts and practices as James K. I.ivingts'on, the world would bo better and happier, or the character of tin* iSBSBSSl man In IU highest BBBOBti it may be said that ho wn an earnest and devoic, bul eminently cheerful Cbri-dun. HI? whole ?He was not merely blaiuelesn. for that would not have itmtented ?-tali a mau. He considered a day In which (?"?.iieth.ii?.' ii.?< ful hoduot beeu ???un ?is ... uanli lost time. Mr. Ul iughtou, ?tuce tbe death of Ins e.stlinaiile wife, had I. -i.li ?1 WT. h au aieoinpllshed mid .ill? t linuale daughter, FSeelrtig and conferring miiinul attentions, coiiRoiations, und eujti.v monts. Next lo bis owu family, tnis b?*reave liictit i- iu?>st keenly felt by the aorrowing fileud who paym th? inef tribute to hi? eh? u? iei aud memory. Mr. I.iviiiK?!'?.'? death sever* ?m of the liwt liuk? m what BBMS ?... tt..?l an almost S-IISM chain ol frle.i?! slilp?. .Vetrl?,/?/.. DOC. -">," 1876. I. Tl l.l(;KAl'HIC notkb ir.i.r.iiiw?'"'*- ? R_mko lb?' ??-..?AnsustoaAiulersoii.resiiliD'* at n ? 'lam[-it. ?M.?...ited .uicHl* thla Horning b, h_g?ug blniM-l: to ? fl?"?' ?"t"' , . H,,st,.v P.?. - ? I'?vo c^oteH inen, noined i-J ...Vii'r? Hieran?! ??etirg?-?'. W?_Jilngtou, QuarToltal Is?? ltuK^l^bn' t ?t. I !??? lormei ?l*bbed mi UtWT U US aide! iiilli? ting ? u.oi i*l ?euod* Vimfyard Havkn, Dec i**l.-The ?acbooner ?^ ^i, .Rr. Inaima 15 a?v? tot Bta?lon, ?rrtv?! Iirrr ?V> tlay. f?i? '?..iTun.Ut 37.06, i?.n. ?.I.3*. tbe sBSta ths hSI a p ?S?*__S? bet nmke ?ail. latk ?I lusgi?. ?l^- ??. a*M -. <?i"??. UsMliug for Nsw-V?k.