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WHOLE NO. 10,609. raEEl'ROPEMPITlLim. PROGRESS OF THEIR TOUR. TIE COMPOSITION OF THE PABTT. The Emperor Napoleon aid the Queen of Spain Have a Spokesman. A DAMPER ON THE LONDON TIMES. REMARKABLE MISHAP TO THE PARTY. A Water Spout Bursts Near the Train. STUPENDOUS YANKEE NOTION. Town Inondated?Train Nearly Submerged?Safety of All llands* OURZOUS INCIDENTS. The Grand Banquet at Meadville. THE TESTIMONIAL TO MR. KENNARD, Visit to the Pithole Oil Regions Abandoned. RECEPTION AT WARREN, OHIO. &c. &c. &c. Oar Special Corrcipondencci J.1MK8TOWN, N. Y., Sept. 8, 186S. The party of European gentlemen, including Sir Morton Peto, Bart, James JJcHcnry, Esq., Senor Leon Lillo, und about twenty others, who arrived by the Cunard steainahip Scotia on Wednesday last, left the city of New York on Thursday, September 7, at one o'clock P. M., taking carriages from (be office of the Atlantic and Great Western Railroad Company, No. 12 Pine street. JBKSKY <"ITY UICUMOTIVK WORKS. Taking the ferry at the foot of Cortlandt street, they proceeded to the Jersey City Locomotive Works and passed an interesting hour or two in examining them. These works were leased some two years since by Mr. Junes McIIeury for the purpose of building the loconotlves and railway materia) required for the Atlantic aud Great Western Ha (way. These works are very estrndve. They cover the greater portion of two entire blocks, the shops being conuected by a bridge one hundred feet la length, spanning the Intervening street. About one thousand hands are employed in these works, which are nder the geueral uiauatement of W. G. Hamilton, Esq., Mechanical eijjrlinger on the staff of Mr. McHeury. These work* eoostrurt eight locomotives per month, besides the iron work for one hundred and twenty freight ran, > >?! u eodie? number of crossings and other m**n? <4 'hi work cousumcd In building a railway of sli Imodrt-.l miles. The Amortcan system of loeomotlv* building, and the superior class of tools used la the works, were a subject of much Interest to the distinguished visitor*, especially the ponderous machinery for the manufacture of Qro engines. AT PA VON I A . After Inspecting the works at Jersey City, the most extensive of the kind In the country, and partaking of a collation, the party proceeded in carriagos to the long wharf of the Erie Railroad Company at Pavonla, a ride or about one mile and a half. Here, at a quarter patt three P. M., they took a special miu, provided by the directors of the Krle road, to oommence a thorough Inspection of the American system of railways. wno THKY ARE. As this body of strangers comprises the most Influrn tial an<l scientific body of foreign capitalists Hint lias ever visited this country on a similar errand, a description of some of the most prominent characters attached u> It will not be uninteresting. The chief of the party, Sir Morton Prto, won hi* baronetcy by placing ot (lie command of the Queen's officer*, In the time of tho Crimean war, a force of some twenty thousand ''navvies," or laborer*, who?e familiarity with the work of constructing railways and canals rend rod them particularly ser. iceublo in the building of military rallwaya at the ,-eai of war. The principal feature in theee enterprises \>as the building of the railroad at Itul.ililava at a critical period in the campaign. The reputation of Hr Morton Peto is world-wide. He ha* been prominently before tho F.ngl sh public at- a pariunr in tho eminent tlrm of Cirlssnll ft Peto. Thia ttrm have become famous a* the contractors who built the Houses of Par, Itamrnt, the government docks at Malta, kc , and in thn Arm of Meiers. Peto, Urassy k Uotts, employing on an Average twenty thousand men?sontet Ime* as high as forty thousand. The Chester and Holyhead Railway, the extensive system of railways In Spain and India, the rail way works in Denmark, the magniflc nt Victoria bridge panning the HL latwrenrn, the Ka?tern Counties (England) Railroad, the London, Chatham and Dover line, of only one hundred and forty-nine mile* in extent, but whkh cost seven million pound* sterling, or nearly thirty-Are mill.ons of dollars, with a shore branch of lew* than half a mile, which, with the station, cost one mil Hon four hundred thousand pound* sterling, probably the most expensive piece of line In tho world of it* length. Sir Morton Peto ha* recently received from the Rmperoi Napoleon the concession lor the entire railway system ol > Algeria, and he now revisits our shores for the purpose of exploring new fields of progress. James M<Henry, Esq., whose name I* associated witl 'anmeofthe greatest railway enterprises in the world. The abilities and Indomitable energies of Mr McH>>nr> wrought out thai splendid monument to his fame?-the Atlantic and Great Wostern Railway. Mr. McHenry n sot only known to the busincse world for hi* pecullai powers of mind and adaptntlvo Intellect, hut also to th< octal world an a gentleman of unblemished honor and Integrity and remarkablo amiability of disposition. H< Ana aa many friends for his ainahility as he has admiron 0nr his wonderful capacity as a scientlllc and irresistibly Ioanative gentleman in the b .sines* affairs or life. I Mr. L*on Wllo, the partner of the Marquis of Hals nunc* and the Duke of Rlanrarez In 'inanv gigantK ralwsv enterprise*, Including that of the Atlantic am Groat West rn Railway. S nor IJIlo Is aU the conllden tial financial agent of ibo Emperor Napoleon In severs undertakings of a public and general cbnracter. He haf faintly affltintton* In America, one of his sons having married a daughter of the Hon. Robert Morrte, of Phlla MpMt Mr Ooddard, Chairman of tlie Rock Insurance Com ny of London, a gentloinsn of means, refinement and e, a lover "f the ourioos in nature. and whose grace fileaee, polished manners and neain?<* of attire have Hroo for him among hi* friends the title of Ar hdearon ^ Mr. Hatterthwaite, an eminent stock broker of London, 4artt dealer in American securities, and a warm frieud ' mt Jhe United fliates In IU moat trying financial emhaf tmifcuH. Mr. Forbes, manager of the f/tndon, f'batham and Borer .Railroad, largely inters* ted In American securl* ties, aa amiable gentleman and an Intelligent oltserver of en and tiling*. Mr. ReltalJ, a prominent merchant of Liverpool. Dr. filMk, medical adv|?er to the imrty. Vt Morton fteto. apn of Mr Morion, a tall roung man. i EE NE with aristocratic tastes aud inclinations, on artist by Culture ami a Junius naturally. Mr. UortuD Beiu, b<ju of Mr. Betts, tbe partner of Sir Morton Peto. Mr. Bevan, firm of Barclay, Bevan & Co., bunkers, London. Mr Arthur Kinnaird, Jr., son of the Hen. A Kinnaird, M P., the latter having loft the party on it* departure for the purpose of paying his respects to tbe President of tbe United States at Washington. Mr. C'oeham, an extensive collier of Bristol, England, and an earnest friend of the United StateCaptain Judkins, tbe Hear Admiral of tbe Cunard tleet of ocean steamers. Mr. Rixon, a gentleman and a scholar, a man of wealth and a trie John Bull. . Mr. Belcher, an English gentleman of elegant ease and ample fortune. Mr. Hull, a popular solicitor from Livorpool, an English barrister of pure British stock,- and a seeker alter the curiosities of American life and system of government Mr. Woodman, u quiet, gontlewanly sort of personage, the private secretary of Sir Morton Peto. Mr. Grain, the son-in law of Arcbdeueon Goddurd. Messrs. Woods, of the I.oudou Tinun; Hewitt, of the London Star; McDermott, of the London Pott and Railway Times. The above, with probably on" or two others, constitute the ordinal company. They represent at least Ave hundred million pounds sterling of foreign capital. Among the gentlemen who joined the party at Pavonia were Mr. T. W. Kennurd, Es<i, engineer-in chief and attorney for James McHenry; Robert J. Walker, ex-Secre-tary United States Treasury, who has llvo hundred thousand dollars invested in Atlantic and Grout Western first mortgage bonds; Samuel Waun, of tho llrm of McAudrew b Wunn, agents of the Atlantic aud Great Western Company in New York; Judge Church, of Mcadville. solicitor and director in the Company of the Atlantic und Great Western, who bus been identified with the company from tho start; Wm. G. Hamilton, mechanic aud engineer for mr. mcui'iiiy, mr. uayie, uirecior III luu r?rie nanwuy Company; Mr. Devin, Mr. Skidmore, Mr. Brooks, ami a number of others, with a plutoou or servants and subordinates. TUB TRAIN wan composed of one ordinary pas senger car, one sleeping car, and the Superintend** nt's splendid and commodious private car, or grand railway saloon. The tottar carlis arranged with state rooms, us upon a first class river steamer?the St. John or Dean Richmond, for Instance?has a front parlor, dining ball, buck kitchen, and all the other appurtenances, fashioned with an eye to comfort and convenience. It was supplied with n superb lurdor, with wines, fruits, cigars, ito., lu abundance. tcrnkr'b. After passing Suffern, which our foreign friends mistook for 'Suffrage," and passed several dry jokes upon the popularity and misnomers of gome American institutions, the free ballot constituting one of them, we reached Tumor's. Here we found an excellent dinner all ready, and into which tho party went with great relish. What attracted the strangers' particular atleutiou were Turner's prodigious tomatoes, which were about the size of a palm leaf fan. They d.d not know what to mnke of thnm, saying they never saw anything of the kind at home, not even if raised in a hothouse. The question whether a clergyman was on hand elicited a reply that tho nearest they came to one was the Archdeacon, Mr. Goddard. the worthy and highly respected President of the Rook Insurance Company, of London. In the meantime tho American gentlem* n present had mistaken Judge Church, a director in tho Atlantic and Great Western Kali road Company, for the Rev. Dr. Chapln, to whom the Judge l?>re a striking resemblance, and that is saying he is a very respectable and intellectual looking in ddlc aged gentleman in gold spectacle!. Just before leaving Turner's, Mr. T. came on board with a huge dish of his moct expansive tomatoes, whereupon Mr. McHonry romarked that he (Turner) and himself had the reputation of keeping the two best hotels on the line, referring to the MeHenry House at Meadville. X NIGHT ON TUB KAIL. The evening was passed in forming acquaintances, whist playing and general convorsa'.ion, in which tho |<e cullarities of our foreign guests bad ample opportunity of display. Governor Walker wasj tho principal conversational 1st, and it was amusliiffcto observe the handsome way in which tho various discussions were managed by that adroit old politician. There was occasion also for the display of u little Spanish politeness, which Senor Li 10, the representative of monarchies and millions, did with infinite grace. Mr. Wann. of New York, was the chief caterer to the entertainment, ns well as the appe tites or the traveller?, being continually ou the alert. administering to their bodily comforts as well as their intellectual gratification. 01 .RAM. After having a good night's rest the party arose at eight A. M. (Sep!emb"r R) to breakfast at Glean It va? a good breakfast, with milk so thick that it made a distinguished English steamship captain quite unwell. One English gentleman watered his milk, stating that ho could not drink it so strong. A dish of |>euled tomatoes excited the wonderment of the strangers, wiio mistook them for peach ex. Everybody seemed to be In good spirits, with good apatites, and prepared for a line day's tiavel. ON T1IK ATI.ANTIC AND GKKAT WFSTKRN KOAD. We started from 0)'an about half past eight, with a light fall of rain. At Salamanca we reached the Atlantic and (<reat Western road, and here we had an unusual delay. Quite a crowd iiad assembled at the depot whoso curiosity was exeited to get a sight of the foreign gentlemen. No less curious and far more astonished were the latter at seeing two or three sepecitnens of the aboriginals of America, a squaw and two half breed youths of theSeneca tribe of Iudians. One Euglish solicitor declared them to resemble the Aztecs, specimens of which had been exhibited in ljondou. An American thought ttiey resembled the last stages of the asthma Senor Lillo looked from the platform amid the rain, and peerin/around Inquired, with considerable earnestness, "Is this Salamanca?'' He saw no gorgeous palaces. It is true; but as the town was named after the noble Duke his partner, be rould not. of course, help feeling an inter st in fie locality. After a tedious delav of acouple of hoursa down train from Meadvillc brought to us Mr. Shyrock, the Vi e President of the Atlantic and Great Western Railroad Com pany, and the Superintendent of the road, Genera) Mel aren. KANDOI.I'H? H Ml t-RneKKfTl'. At twelve O'clock noon we reached Randolph The rain commenced pouring down heavily, and Immediately following a sin le flash of lightning, unaccompanied with thunder, a deluge seemed to pour suddenly upon us. The report came that there wns danger a head, and that the wires were down. Mr Shyrock said "it looked bail. Mr. Ki'iiOHril imagined that the rain would serve a good purpose, a" it would "lay the dust." About this time the heat anil fatigue of I he previous day anil the night * travel overcame Mr Mi: Henry, ami he became somewhat indisposed After a short t me, however, he rallied, aud became a rain quite cheerful. KK.NMDV?* TBRRIKIC WATKRVALL About fifteen minutes niter this we reached the station called K' nuidy, about nix miles from Jamestown and thirty from t'orry. The torrents of water that bail fallen within the space of only twenty minutes had covered.the track, and the danger w:ih that soiimi of the sleepevs had been undermined, if bridves had not been carried away beyond. The Might at this time was one of extreme interest and grandeur. The water dash< d town irotu the hill.-* In im tnetire volumes. < arryiDii awny ev rythmg belore it. aud carving out huge chasms In the hllHdes, and tilling the lowland.-, as If bj ma^lc, with a flood from Ave to ten feet deep. Trees, fences and every moveable thing were swept along in Its course. The depot at Kennedy wan submerged, and the street* of tho village presented the appearance of rapid running rivers improvised bv the Kaln King for the e>p<cial d' >ecUUIou of the foreign gentlimen who were, tor the first time, witneasme oik- of the terrific natural phenomena of America. Read* bei;.Hne r.vern, fields became lak s, and the mountain top* were ban U of their forest foliage a? if by the wave of an Almighty hnnd We itart tho train; but'a bank of sand and gravel, washed across the track, prereuts our pro grecs. And luckily it did no. for while the nav* ies were clearing away the im|HMlim<'nt word was bro ight that a railroad bridge forty feet long, half a mile above, had been absolutely lilted from Its abutment* by the torrent, earned a long distance oil and lauded almost undamaged upon thank. Three hundred feet of rails, with the sleepers, had also been undermined, raided and carried along, fields of growing corn were levelled as if by a sevtho. I,nads of pumpkins and potatoes and other production* ol the soil were carried off without the aid of man or beast. You may well wonder at the astonishment of our foreign capitalists at this remarkable specimen of a stui pendens Vinkee notion. They were aot only astonished, thov were astounded A DAMI'KR ON TIIK LONDON Tim*. ' While the distinguished party were uinumiig tliein-elves In various wayh during the detention, I uii sorry to sny that the representative of tin* London Tim't ram'' near meeting a serious mishap. Ho was endeavoring to cross upon a single rail a space about oigh; fret wide, above a body ! water six feet deep. Captain Judkins siiIifofluently fsthomed It, and that wax understood to be its di ptli. The Timrt correspondent slipped his footing when about midway, and was partly snnnierged, when. with remarkable presence of tnlnd, as ho oxplained It, he saved himself by "turning quickly ua his '?x?l, and grabbing the haini of a frleuU ' Our rtulily transatlantic contemporary forbore to use- his prerogative as a John Hull, and crumble and swear, but took Ue thing pleasantly, anil seemed rather to like the Idea of his nceoming at Kiirh short notice the Hlondin of the distinguished party. what m to ns no**? It was of course Impossible to projeed by rail under these circumstances. To go aheail was running into a yawning chasm; to ruturn whs probably to encounter other per Is. Iherewasno safety either in bridge, culvert or track What, then, is to be done' With that commendable spirit of enterprise which characterises all the mm eniems of the gentlemen connected with the odleial mansgement of the Atlantic and (treat. Western road, a t'mporary telegraph station was established on the brink of the Wishing torrent, and a young disciple of Morse?Mr. Odell, of-t he Meadrillr, Atlantic and (Ireai Western telegraph office, wlio was on board the train? immediately went to work rigging a temporary telegraph station, as ev?*ry army correspondent lias seen before on the neld ol bauie, and In a few minntes we were In communication with mime other part of creation than the flood of water that engulfed the village of Kennedy. Mr. Bradley, 8 i|*?r|niondent of the Atlantic and IJreat Wuelem telegraph lino at Msadvllle, deserves credit for efficiency and politeness TBAWP?TRANS?TRAMP. Mr McHenry and Mr. Rrnnard s-nt telegraphic messages to the prop.T quarters for acslstanre to repair the damage ui the track, have carriages sent from Jsmoe town to carry the party overland to that lively and thriving place, shout st* miles distant, and to convey the faggage to the d?pM, Meanwhile most of the passengers, homing impatient at the fafic'ed delay, idsrlrd on feot, witlfysltee and satchel In hand, to meet thf expected cnnveyancaa Th? march was rnther an amusing one, tonstdtf^pa U>c character ol the party. hat no one seemed W YO NEW YORK, FRIDAY, to be out of humor. On the contrary, ttao tramp, although rather straggling, wok conducted with as much decorum as any hasty retrograde movement ever witnessed by either of our late armies, North or South. It was no strange sight to ecu the representatives of ?500,000 or ?1.000,000 sterling tramp, tramp, trami?ng through the mud antl gulches, and pausing comments upon what more thun one characterized as the "intelligent peasantry of America." mojf. r. J. wa1 kkk oh thk (tump. Nlglit was coming on and no carrlagOH or other conveyances had an yet made their appearance. The Hon. Bobble Walker had given out and wan seated on a stump by the roadside, holding hm lutrgagu under his arm, and meditating the correlative influences of a progressive educational movement with an Inflated nnd non specie paying currency. This was the tlrst time Governor Walker had taken the stump for some time. The Hon. Jimmy Brooks had keeled himself upon a shed constructed of loose boards, with hm base upon the turf and his petroleum castor on a level with the top spar of a ten foot Virginia rail fence. The remainder of the party was irispersed at intervals along the road. Not a man whistled cither "God Have the Queen" or "Yankee Doodle;" no one sang "We'll be gny and happy," nor "Away down In Dixie," nor "The cot where I wan born;" not a voice proclaimed that the " 'Orn of the 'unter was 'card hon the 'ill," nor that "Awound the wtigged wocks tlio wagged wuscals wan.'' MBIT ISIt GOLD, SPANISH FLOPtvS, YANK FT. ORKPNH ACKP. Presently a voice from the hills <le in heard?"A Bristol I a Bristol! ho! a Bristol to the rescue!" The Hon. Sir Morton 1'oto was the member of Parliament from the city of Bristol, England; Mr. Coshum was from the same city, and bo were several others of the party. On reaching the spot upon the hill where the alarm was given, >t was ascertained that one of the company had fallen upon an elderly lady in u farm house who was originally from Bristol. She had oceans of sweet milk, all nice and creamy, in shining tin pans. The old lady, you may be sure, was over glad to see so many of "her old cocntrymen, and the freedom ot the house and the dairy was promptly oxtended to all. Cup after cup of the delicious lacteal was swallowed. Captain Judklns drank rather too deep, and became Bick nt bis stomach. Sir Morton imbibed wisely and carefully, and all the young nobs followed his example. Their thirsty palates quenched, then came the pleasant task of indemnification. Hi! see the British gold, ( olden sovereigns, by the Lord! Spanish florins and ducats, by St. l-azarus! A Ave dollar greenback was nowhere. "See here, Bobby," cried tho good old lady to her son, a brawny la?l of mime twouty seven summers, as she displayed Mr taddmtar acquired riches, "I've got enough to tiuv a cow. Mnv tl^ere be a water spout every day If It will "bring such good customers." As tbu munificent party left, I ventured to advance and crave a cup of milk. "My tfood woman," I said, "those gentlemen aro millionaires?I am nothing but a poor Yankee. Tray give me a tittle milk, and here is thy reward." She gave me the milk. I handed her a half dollar greenback. The next moment Towser was at my heels. 1 kicked at tho cursed cur, and slid half way down tho embankment. Somebody laughed. It was not, I am sure, Sir Morion. ail aboard! These cheerful words, uttered with such a cheery voice as our friend Wann possesses, gave notice that wagons were approaching. All aboard, indeed. After a funny ride in comjtany with Elxon, of England, Thomson without the "p,' who straddles from Butlalo to the Canada shore, like the Atlantic and Great Western, on the Ma honing branch, without an effort; Director Church, of Meadvillo; ChiincolloT Satiorthwalte, of tho British realm, and one or two gentlemanly private secretaries and a few snob-;, we rMcbed some house or other in Jamestown, w hero, after an indigestible supper, I am now writing tills, without know ng whon or how it, will reach you. Railway communications are looking rather queer about these latitudes. But there aro energy and cash enough among the crowd to moot any emergency. 'hk cause ok ti1k torhbjit. After examining the crevasses created in th" hillsides and the more level tracts Wy tho torrent. Sir Morton Peto came to the conclusion that th sudden and immense volume of water, breaking with such j;reat violence, in so narrow a circumference, could only bo attributed to Hip bursting of a huge water spout upon tho hilltops. i in." ini'orj in k siaineu oy me raci imu similar punnomona arc knowu to have ocaslonally occurred near tho same locali'y, but upou ft smaller scale tlwui the present. Tlio wilier ceema to rise like a va^t pillar In Like Erie, and courKin< toward tho ridgo of hilkf ttiat lies above Kennedy, and reaching a spot called Allerton, hursts with tremendous fury. I'pon this ridge the water breaks, one portion taking its course toward the Alleghany river and thence to the Gulf or Mexico, the other returning to the lake. Yen minutes earlier and the train would have been at the spot where tlio greatest volume of water poured down like a cataract, and might liavo been swept away in Its furious course. It in well the affair turned out no worse. Mkaiivillk, Pa., Sept B, 1865. ARRIVAL AT MEAKV1I.LK. Of the arrival or oar distinguished parly here vol have already been advised by telegraph. It was a strange, nay a melancholy sight to see so many good-looking men, wearied nigh unto death, bocome at two o'clock in the morning, after suffering so many accidents by Hood and field?particularly the llood?the recipients of the kid glovod attentions of the fair ladies of Mcadville. But t hey stood it like heroes and noble Britons as they are. The dancing was kepi up until the dawn " stood tiptoe on the misty mountain top." Mr. R. M. N. Taylor, of tho McHenry House, deserves credit for the haudsomo decorations and general arrangement* gotten up to celebrate the arrival of the honored guests. To bed at Ave o'clock A. M., with instructions to prepare for a visit to the oil regions at nine same diem. VMM Oil RRtllOMF. Firr. o'Cijk k I'. M.?Mr. McHenry having very kindly had a special train prepared fur a visit to Oil City, about twenty of the party availed themwlve* of the opportunity to see the wonders of that curious region. The train carried them up to Oil City, that was enough. The mud in shallow Diners was about a foot and a half doeu?and there " wimn't any sidewalk.'' What could fashionable gaiter* and tliln shoes do in such an emer?ency? Abm. lutely nothing. Not more than half a dozen of the part j>, could be prevailed upon to go even a.s lar a* the (iratf a Haxcan lartn, belonging to the l?nitod Petroleum Farm Association. and view a Hiule pumping well. Not being exported, of course Petrolla hnd nothing prepared for tbe visitors, and It was altogether nothing but a hot, dirty, disagreeable excursion. The gentlemanly agent of the above niimcd association did all in his power to make the stay of the party pleasant, and arranged for horses and vehicles for a subsequent excursion. when the |>uity is expei ted to visit the celebrated locality known a-- Pit hole ('reek. Tk> I*. M.?The baii(|uet in honor of Sir Morton Peto, Mr. Mr,Henry, Ac., In now in full bloat and is really a grand ulfair. As it will be necessary to telegraph a full report In or der to be in time for Wednc-idav a Knglish st'-atn> r from lloston, I will lorl>eiir any further mention of It at tins time. Mkauviilb, Pa., Kept. 10, ISM. TR>'nMn'?iAL TO MR KBXXARD. Prevlon* to the dinner last evening Mr. Krnoard wiw pre ented with un elegant device, which we shall prewuily describe. by J. H. K Rose, Ksq., Chief of his statT of engineer*, who accompanied the gift with the following remarks:? mkkahkr of mr. roflk. Mr. Kkrjubo?On the part of ounelves and a largo number of others who have been connected with you on the work* of tbe Atlantic and Ureal Western Railway, we have the pleasure of presenting you with this little token of our regard and esteem. We have seen with much gratification tbo account of the manner in which your iubors have been apprec ated in England, and we wish to liked her'. We have only to add the sincere expression of our winhen that you may h? long spared to enjoy the honors and well earned reputation you bavo acquired, both nt home and abroad. *R SBNSARIl'S RCVLT. Mr. Kennard, in reply, expressed hi* very (Treat pleasure In ttcatvlng the testimonial. He regarded It with e*pec,al consideration, because It nine from those with whom he hud boon officially sssociated. He knew that It way ne e?*sary, In order to carry out great undertaking*, that there hhould he entire unity of purpose and action among tlio?e engaged In It. DBecNirno* or ths Tasrmo*ui.. Thin testimonial consists of a Iwautlful ptece of silver rlit plato, eighteen turtle* high, representing a figure of Kauie. standing on n handsome pedi'*tal. Fame hold* In her loft hand a scroll containing the nam?* of eminent tnen. With a my In* in her right hand eh*' is pointing to the name of T. W Kennard, which she ha* Ju*t added to the 11*1,. The pede*tal is enriched with ponditnt wrenths and bracket* of nl gant design. The bane la (unfunded by Ave figure*, emblematical of the different section* 01 labor which have aided Mr Kennard in the construction of hie great work, the Atlantic and Oreat Wentern Kail way In the front I* the civil engineer anting on a stump, pencil In hand, casting hia level book. He is flanked by the maaon with hi* double pointed pink and the navvy leaning on hi* *hovel. The two other figure* consist of a carpenter with sdae and rulo In hand, and'a locomotive cnvlneer, lioidtug In one hand hia oil can and In the other a tump of waste The front and rear paneta of the lHUMM:onu?in a suitable Inscription. The *ldi> panel* <ontaln on one side the crest of MV. Kennard, and on the other the armorial bearing* of his lady, properly emblazoned In thair approprlite heraldic colon. The testimonial la valued at $2,600. and was executed by Messrs. Hall, Black ft Co,, of New York, who, we understand, have fulfilled their task to the en tire satisfaction of the subscribers. The testimonial Is presented by the engineer* and the r**t of the construetron *taff who have been employed under Mr Kennard. An elegantly got up list of the name* of the urtxwribers, arranged in alphabetical order, accompanies the gift, which by the nui.ierou* signatures will snow how widely he is esteemed and appreciated by those who have labored with him. MiAnTttLR, Sept. 11, 1866 it ro ms rrrnovs nanios aium>ovkt> Notwithstanding the preparatory arrangements for a visit Ur I'lthole this morning, the state of the weather and the presaure of time determined our foreign friends to abandon the undertaking entirely, at loasl for the pfee ent It is probably well that It Is so; fbr, after the trylag scenes of the past few days?actually only two working days since leavina Mow York last Thursday?and tfca 1 RK 11 SEPTEMBER 15, 1865. great fatigue of a m?a voyage aud incessant Innil travel, it in no wonder that some of the party art' well nigh broken down. The gra*s has not been allowed to grow under theirkfeet siuce ih?y have landed on our shores; aud look what a career is before them for weeks to come. Soino of the party have uot slept for two nichts even thus fiir. Their exi union, no far as it has gone, nan afforded them considerable amusement, and it is to lie hoped will not be allowed to end until some practical good to both countries id nccomi Jisbed. Near Columbus, Ohio, Sept. 11, 18(M. leaving mkauvillk. At six o'clock this morning Sir Morton Peto and bis party embarked on tho s|<ecial train which had arrived over uiglit from the scene of tho recent accident to the road. The locomotive wan decorated with the Huge of the three nations Interested In the road. After a rep;?st at the McHoury House tho purty took their seats in the train, and, amid tho adlous of the people, who had gathered at so early an hour, the train moved out of the depot en nmtr for Cincinnati. the wkmxtmk XT warbkjc. A run of nearly threo hoar?, at a speed sometimes exceeding a mile a minute, brought the mini v" niirren, uiliu, iliu ur?>i> iuuiuiuuu ui whose contiguity was announced by the sudden and startling discharge of a sonorous pioco or artillery. The train, as it slowed and bnltod at tho depot, was g roe tod with enthusiastic cheering by a concourse of people from tho town, who numbered a large delegation of the fair sex. Tho platform was surmounted with an arch worked in floworii and greens, suspending tho Inscription "Welcome to Ohio." Amid the continued discharges of a cannon and the music of a hand at the depot tho gentlemon of the party were presented to the pooplo from their station on the rear platform of the train. Kuch, as he appeared and bowed li s acknowledgments, was received with great cheering, Sir Morton himself coming In for a lion's share of the popular favor. At the conclusion of the introduction thus extemporized so informally, tttr appkfsh op wri.i'omk was made by General McClain, of the State troops, wbo said:? DisnNGnsHKn (SritsTB?Most cordially do wo welcome you to Ohio. As distinguished men and eminent capitalists from a foreign country, who have so liberally?may we not say lavishly??expended your moans in the construction of this groat railroad, of which we Ohioans are so proud, we welcome you among us. We rejoice that, braving the dangers of a voyage trnm your far distant homes, you have landed on the shores of our glorious republic with a determination to see for yourselves the grand result of the expenditure of your money. Permit us to congratulate you, gentlemen capitalists, upon the eminent success of your undertaking. The names of McHenry, Kennard, Sir Morton Peto, Rose and their honored a'socintcs, have entered largely iuto the history of this work. Lon; will they be cherished among us. As capitalists you wero fortunate indeed in selecting Mr. Kennard. His innomimnic ami untiring energy, uis industry una perseverance, have carried him and his work over all difficulty. Ami no less fortunate were you in tiio choice or engineer in Mr. Hove. Wide awake to your interests, he ha* over kopt in v ew those of the country traversed by your road. We recret that you cannot stay longer with us, so that wo might make your individual acquaintance. Wo an pleased with this briof call, howover. In passing over the extent of this road we feel assured that you will be satisfied with what, you have done In Its behalf. In conclusion, I bid you welcome to Ohio, and assure you that we all unite in wishing you a plen-uint journey mid a safe and happy return to your homes. Sir Morton Peto, in responding, expressed on beha'f of tno piirty their thanks for bo earn eat a welcome This visit wns no political one; It was simply In their course as capitalists, and as men Interested in thr Atlantic and Oreat Western enterprise. Ho wished to their conntry peace and prosperity, the full development of its vast and rich resources and an increase in iis wealth. The people of the two countries should kuow each other thoroughly, and then th? present regard which they mutually felt would ripen into love and affection. Messrs. McIIenrv and Kennard, the Hon Robert J. Walker and Mr. Cosham briefly addressed the assemblage. Upon reiterated i alls Sir Morton Peto again presented himself Hiuid much enthusiasm, the band striking up "<?od >ave the Qucoil" Finally the Ignal for departure was given bv the locomotive, anil amid renewed discharge* from the little field piece, the cheers of t?i? crowd, the waving of handker kerchielH anil the p >c of the band, the train moved off *m s?wi:>TS BY TIIK WAT. Among the distinguished guorta of the present portion of the trip ?re Mi's. Oencral Schenck and Mrs. Senator Hall aud (laughter, of Ohio. A card party has been organised by some of the enterprising Kontlomon, with the ladles as partners, and, while the train rallies along at a rate of soine fifty miles an hour, the mysteri s of the right and left bower* receive prompt solution in the el*s;ant saloon car which comprises a portion of the train. Other gentlemen, equally, if not more, enterprising, And a pleasant retreat and apparently a source of much delight in the department where the most pleasant liquids stand in readiness to re move the dust which will accumulate irom ru.lroad travelling. A more genial party has seldom been as sembled, and if pleasure tails to any one connected with the trip it will not be through any want of the means of supplying it. KIMKrAST AT KK*;T. During a shower, which waa iwm* refreshing after the dust and sultriness of the early hours of the morning, the party arrived at the town of Kent, where breakfast was served ut the Kra!iklln House. The meal passed off with out any purlieu!,ir. Iu<?ident. and ut Its conclusion the party re-embark<M on the train. TI-IT TO JOHN BROWN S not***? AN IVTPtRI STIMi INCIMWT. II Will If r?'IFI?"llllw*l I liltl . >1111 niuwu Iiii^iiiniij i I Id thistown On the announcement of th h fuel a w.di was expressed bv manv to vlwt tl? ilnclllne, aliil the train act onlinitly "palled up" In eli'?e proximity to the building One of the attaches wa? despatched with n pick to remove ouc of the hrickr, mid ?t iritic Iiih ah m oco the assemblage, gathered i n the platform of tintrain, gave vent to their fooling* In the melody of "John Brown"?that portion referring lo the iloirnl execution of "Jeff I)?vIk on ti "our finite tree" no* being forgotten The man at last returned with tho brick?at "specimen bri^k" in th u In.Matn e which by < oininou consent was awarded to Mr. Coiliafli. the grout i-.uglish abolitioniat and luivui ate of the federal cause who intend" taking it homo to England to preserve in his inns >11111 Theoompany (hop* near Knit were uext visited, after which tiie train proceededt to Akron, whore the party liwpectod the extensive agricultural works who'O erection had been attii.dani upon the completion of me Mad. At the present time the train in flying along toward j Cincinnati a' a rate (somebody says the laxt stretch of I thirty mil's we maiie in forty ininutos) which w II bring UN ' there by**iiniiet The foreign gentlemen on hoard expres- Die great-st I ailmlration at the magnificent section of country through ; which the Joumuy has liern made this forenoon. Thin Miction nuihrii' o- a |K)rUoti of the fnm inn Western* Reacrve, whose neat I arm hou?e* anil fertile fatms have won many encomiums from the travelling spectators. Arrival of the Hngllth Party at ftt. Loula. St. Loins, Sept. 14, 1m1.V ' The Engli*)! party arrtvoil thin morning, ami proceeded to the Liodall Hotel, where rooms had lieen reserved for them. A steamboat excursion on the river, witness 1 in# the capacity and elBciency of the Fleam tire engine*, a drive to the botanical garden* of Henry Bhaw. at Lower | boon the onlor of the day. A grand supper at the South- ! aru Hotel will l>e Riven them to-nivbt, to which all the dlntlnfrnlshed person* In the city are Invited They leave to-morrow morning Tor Chicago, via Terre Hiiuie ind Alton ami IlllnolH Central Kailrouilx, In the mime train ami accompanied hy the Mime party that eacorled General ( rant to the city. Orniral tirant at At. Lonl*. St. Lot'lfl, Sept. 14, 1s85 General Grant anil family spent the day at the homeMead of hi* father-in law, General Dent, rune miles from thin city. N<> public demonstrations have yet been made in bin favor, but, at the request of Mayor Thoma* and a number of prominent citlcens, he will visit and remain three bonre it l.afay tie I'ark to morrow afternoon, and give the mowes of |*oopl? an opportunity of paying their respects. . Large Fire at Liverpool, Nova Scotia. . Haijfai, Sept. 14, 1806. i A large Are in now raging at Liverpool, N. 8., tbo capital of Queens oounty. Tbe whole tr>wn in in danger. Tho city, which is one of the most important In Nova | Scotia, In situated on tbo right banli of tho river Mersey, seventy miles from this place. It contains about fifteen hundred inhabitant*, se.rral churches, a court house and other public building*. Lo?e of a Half Steamer. Cairo, III., Sept. 14, 18M. New Orleans' paper* ntf the nth have been received. Tfcoy contain an account of tho wreck of the steamer Shooting Star on the night of the Oth Instant, fifteen ro'lns wert of Tlmbeltar lighthouse, while on her way from New Orleans to Gal'eefcin. Tbe steamer and the groatcr part of her cargo tre a total loss. No Uvea were lost. It is feared that th? gale in whi.-.h she was wrecked swept over the Gulf of Metlen, a* no vessels bail arrived at New Orleans for three days previous to the 8th. The Oawego and Rome Railroad. Ohwwki, N Y , Sept 14, 18l? The Oswego and Rome i:*ilr<ml, wbb h inter-ct* the Rome, Watertown and Oclensburg Railroad at Richland Station, ban b- en complettd westward iia lar as Mexico, and thi'first freight train leaves the latter pla< e to day for the Earn. The rosd fs lein* pashed forward for r-osi pletion as m*t as posstbl*, aad it is eipeeu-d that the track will be laid to thla ciiy by the latter part of Octo Imb whM tntliM will run between osweeo and Rumtf ERA1 P THE INDIAN JBOONCIL. The Treaty of P??c? Submitted to the Indian Tribrs?They Signify Their W iliiii^iieMH to Hi?n II?The Rebellious Tribe* Deiiroua of Making Peace with Their Loyal Brethren, &*'. Chicago. Sept. 14, 1866. A special despatch to tho Jt>j)iiUican, dated Fort Smith, September 13, says:?The council was opened at one o'clock by CouimisHiouor Cooley, who asked if tho different tribe* wore ready to sign tne treaty of peace. The agents for the Seminole* and Cherokoow said thoir people had read It aud would sign It to-morrow. The treaty was read between tho Commissioners designated by tho President and the representative*! of tho Cherokee*, Creeks, Choctaws, Chickasaw*, tisago*, Seneca*, Seminole*, Shawnee* and Onapaws. It is to tho efloct thai they had entered into treaties with the so-called Confederate Stales and forfeited all their right*; but tho government would exercise clemency and re-establish order among the different trlbos, an they had become sat ifflcd that it was for tho good of their people to unito and establish tho relations with the government which formerly existed between them, and hereafter recognize it a* exercising exclusive Jurisdiction over them, and not enter into alliance with any other State, nation, power or sovereignty. In accordance with the above stipulation* the government will afford protection and security for the persons aud pro perty or the respective tribes. A ineiwage was received from the delegates at Ami strong's Academy, to the effect that the rebels are desirous of coming iu to make peace with their loyul brethren. The council adjourned unHI ten A. M. to-morrow. Fokt Smith. Ark., Sept. 14, 1865. The trraty of general amity and poace m submitted to the Indians to-day, and until to morrow was giveu them to examine it. Governor Colbert, of Arkansas, has arrived here. He reports large numbers of red men from the different tribes on their way hero. The Seminole* have presented papers showing their relations with the rebellion. THE WIRZ TRIAL. Adjournment of the Court until Monday Next In Consequence of the UlncM* of the Prisoner. Washing *, Sept. 14, 180.V The Wirz Military Commission rooMemblod tliis morning. Colonel Cmi-M/N read n note mldreKsed to him by George West, Captain and Military Superintendent of t!ie Old Capitol Prison, dated to-day, enclosing a communication from Dr. Ford, Surgeon of the post, r> lative to tne condition or Captain Wirz, in ?ii!cii no states tnat "ino prisoner Ik somewhat bettor, but i.< unable to leave bis room to day." The Commission being desirous of obtaining further inrormation on tne subject, despatched an orderly in quest of Or. Ford, who this morning could not be found cither at tbe Old Capitol or at bis r< sidence. After a recess tbe messenger returned, saying that bo could not tlml that gentleman. Mr. Uakkr said that be saw Captain Wirz yesterdav afternoon at four o'clock His mind was evidently much deraile d, and ho could not concentrate it on any nubJoel. He (Mr. Baker) took hold of bis ll.ubs, which seemed entirely without strength. He held them, and, letting go, they lell like those of a dead person. The prisoner did not soem to have any control over himself. So far as he was aide to iuds;o, Captain Wirz seemed like h man broken up. He supposed the prl-oncr was under the influence of opiates. Though Wirz might be able to come hero for a day, tbe physical exertion and mental excitement that he would nave to undergo, might ngaiu prostrate him, and tbe Commission would have to adjourn over; but by adjourning over now for a few days the prisonor might a quire strength onoutin to go on without further interruption. The defendant was most anxious that the trial should be brought to an end. In reply to a question of tbe President of the Court, Mr. Baker said that the prlsouer whs as comfortable as he could bo In tho Old Capitol. The ollicers were very kind to )iiin. The Com Hussion, owing to the sickness of tbe prisoner, adjourned until Monday morning. THE WALL STREET FORGERIES. Thr Phrnli Bank DefnlcntIon?Finding of IndlrtmentM Ayalnit the Alleged !> - fail Iter?Henry H. Jrnklna and Euwuril U. Krtclmm A rrn l|fn r?l In Co?rt? Thfy I'liitil Not (?iiIItTit c Trial Set Down for the October Term, ?V?. COURT OK OKNKK .41. PKNPIONS. Before Judge Ruseel. The Oratld Jury came Into court yesterday afternoon, iin'l among tho indlctmonts found worn two against Henry H. Jenkins for cmbezrtement and gr?n<l larceny I.efore the court adjourned Jenkins was arrnigned in order that ho rn ght plead i<> Ihem. F.dward II. Kctchum, aga:n-<t whom the present Crarid .lury found twelve IndleimontM lor forgery, w?- also brought into court nt tho ->nie time. Tho otic lud eltnent against J nkin- charge1- him. first, with taking Into his po.-?es.-|on f8i .TIM 04, on the 17lh of February, and embezzling it. The second count (without repeating the verbiage) illcgc' that hi' converted * lfc.OCD to inn own use, and the third (ount charges him with stealing In tli" aggriate thirty tho>, j wiml dollars in hunk notes., the properly of the rhonix | lirlik. The second indietment, the wording of which in siml- | Inr to tho other, charge* Jenkins, dr I with apprnpriu ting to his own n >' (iftv thousand dollars in Treusury notes, and secondly. with taking Ave thou ind dollars in Preii nry note*, live thousand in pruini.-&ory note , and twenty thousand dollar.'in bill* of different I an, "to th? Juror* unkuowti.' The abrogate amount If nearly two hundred thou-und do!i,ir* Henry H. Jenkins wnn then plaeed at the bar, when J the following eollof|iiv took place:? Mr. Vandevoorl. tho < ierk of the Court (to the pris- j oner)- Have you ?onrit??l* K* Judge Stuart?I represent lilm The CI rk?He is Indicted for embezzlement and grand lnr< env. The Indietment* are '/ ijgttiv and quite rpecml. j I'x Judge Stuart' I understand tint the indictments are |<e< ial and lengthy. It may be pnsible tin! a demurrer will be Interposed. I Will plead now with per miasion to demur If we shall we lies' to do so Judge Runnel?What does the District Attorney say to this? I list r let Attorney Hall?I consent to that. I am al way* very happy to g"t a demurrer from coun-ei be cause I always hold them to it. The und< rstauding must he that there shall bo no postponement of the trial on aecount of that hereafter. Judge Russel?Let that be understood. Fx-Judgo Stuart?When the indictment oomes up on demurrer we will argue uiu District Attorney Mull?Of c? ir?e if the demurrer is put lu I shall move for judgment in cane tin* demtirr r goes ugainnt the prisoner. Ex Judge Stuart?The gentleman hs? an English ra.?o to that ede- l, but the law of this country m contrary to that. Mr John McKeon (ae>ociatod with the prosecution)? There is a case in our own courts. Ex Judge Smart?There is not. Wo plead not guilty District Attorney Hall?I will net it down lor trial on the first Monday In October This concluded the conversation iri ref' rente to Jenkins, who was immediately removed from the'ber. ARMSIUXMKNT 0?'?l>WA*l> S *KTI MUM. The Clerk then announced the name of Edward B. Ketchum, who walked toward the bar, a<< ompsnh d by his father and two lirotUcrs, who aaktd pemundon to stand by the accused whenever ho wn arraigned at Die criminal bar District Attorney Hall said?I understand that next week a number of* capital oases sre sot down for trial, which rrlav consume the rest of the toira. J'.dge Iiussel?I hare no doubt bat they will, and I think we have cases enough lo occupy the time, even without the capital oases The Clerk of the Court?There are twelve Indictment* for forgery against Edward H. Kelcbuin. Do you demand that each Indictment shall he read' Kx Judge Allen (counsel for Ketchum)?No. sir In respect to the time of trial. 1 will mu'er witn the District Attorney and agree with him |strsuiially some (ew day* hence. District Attorney Hall?It will stand for the flrst day of the next term, for the same reason that I assigned In the other case. Judge Itussel?Von can agree with tfce District Attor ney and tli your own lime The prisonor, who did not appear <o exhibit any apjiarent emotion, was then taken in charge by the ollnera, who conve?ed him to the Tombs. The whole sceun did nut lake five mlnuies, and as tlio public Were not apprised of the exa< t time when the arraignment would tak" place the court room was not uu usually orowded, Tho?e w ho were present exhibited great interest id the proceeding*, many of whom had never seen those WhII street financiers. National Society for Christian Work. I'mi.AMti.siiu. P"pt. 14, l*W A movement has been started to form a national so clnty for Christian work among the Basses, like that of tlie Christian Commission .miotig the soldiers. A c/invention is fo meet in Cleveland on the 27th of Psptember for thai p ir|s?e. Tho call Is signed by up wards of one hundred distinguished wen of iweele different state*. ,D. 'RICE FOUR CENTS. THE ALABAMA CONVENTION. Alabama the Second State to Wheel Into Line* Organization of the Reconstruction Convention. The Members I'luira to Have Dten Original I'11 ion Men. *e. it. He. iloMKJOMEKY, Ala.. Sept 12, 1806. The Alabama State Convention convened ut twelve M. to day und orgaiiizcd. Ninety-two delegate!! were present. TKMFOKARY OfFICKffl. Robert M. Patten, of Louderdale, wan elected temporury chairman, and A. B. Chitheral secretary pro lem. TUE MKMHKKH SWORN IN. Governor Parsons administered the oath proclaimed bf Pre?ldent Johnson, and declared the members of the convention duly authorized to make a permanent organizu Uon. PKRMANKST OmCBRS. Ex-Governor Renjamin Fitzpatrick, formerly a Senator Id tho United States Congress, and President pro Inn. of the ~eiiat? of the Thirty-fifth Coiigrivs, wok nominated for President of the convention and elected hy acclamation. After several ballot* Mr. Osbourne w;is elect'?t clerk by one majority. W. W. Stevens wan elected assistant secretary. run POLITICAL COMPIXXtON OP T1IK MFMIIEKH. No business was transacted to day by the convention. It in comprised ot some of tho tint men in the S-tate, and all appear anxious to do everything possible to get ba> k. into the I'nion at the earliest moment practicable. A majority of the convention claim to bo original Union men and to have opposed secession from the lirnt. Kketrli of the President oftheC'onvfntlon. Benjamin Fitzpatrick, tho President of the Alabann Ueconstructlonary Convention, will be remembered as the suoccssor in the I'uited States Senate o!' Hon. W. K. King, who was a Senator from Alabama from 1M9 l>? 1844 and from 184? to 1852, and Vice President of the United States in 1HJ2. Mr. Fitzpatrick was born in Greene county, Georgia, Juno 30, 1802, but emigrated tn 1815 in search of employment to Montgomery, Alabama} He is 8clf-educated. He studied for the bur, and was admitted to practice in 1821. Ho was soon after elected solicitor of tho Mate Judicial district In which he to H1UIMI, WHH rr UIL'CU'U 111 lOAl 1UIU IH.-1U luo |n>^?uu 'lui.i 1H29. Hid health at this time beramo procariouc, find t.o purchased n farm near Wotnmpka ai d ettfed u|xin ;t. llo wan a democratic l'repidentinl el>"-t-?r in I'-IO, volit A In the i ollijfn fnr Mortln Van Knri-t. In I *1 In* w.i? ciectod Governor of Aialmma an?l i<; o!e- Leu in Ho then retired Irani public II < , nu I t! o i;b :?? \ \ ront-ntcd to b<-strongly democratic hea.? mi, .. > remain qnlet in III* I'eclu ion unil! tie- <1 atli < : Hon. \V. K K^ns, In 1H.V2, when ttovertior Henry ;W. (*<>.In r appointed Mr. Fitzpatrlclc to tin- vwaut njiiaK i-d.ip. Tno appointment v a>< coutirmo ), and on th ron ii-iou of tltc le.rm f< r w hich he had en appointol |sfi'>) l.t> wiif re leeli.d for the term ending hi 1' ' !. lie ,n i're Mil'nt pro trm. of the Thirty.lifth .-'enn <>ii t' <? bocKMon ef Alabama. 1' bruary 11, HI, Mr t r/|.utri k withdrew from tie- -oti ee ntid retired to liis :i>id. i e at WHu upUM. W'lint bh leplii;;? liave 1*. . n on the i>ul.;? t of w -ion and tho war we do no' know, but It t'.i < r i.' t ii|ipear, as luu- been stated, that he luu taken an m ti ? part in the rebellion. lie appears, on the contrary, to liave r Tiialued quietly secluded. leavln ' it to yutiiit-" r and weaker heads and holler bl od to tlempt to < arry out their bloody designs and pentoses of a die oKt on of tiiO I I. loll. THE SOUTH CAROLINA CONVENTION. The Convention Regarded n* Ihr tldiar Body Kvcr Convened In Houtb i'nroII a?Keaolutlona of DiM-ontciit Voted Down, ikr. WdSitiwiTOH, Sept. 14, IMJb. II. i? sniil u tele-jram has heeu received hero fi run ('?lumblu, K. C., Hint the State Convention areeniblcd yen Ion!av with one hundred member* present. It is regarded an the ablest body ever convened in that Statu. Resolutions of dlseont'Dt wer" offered nnd neriviil only live votes, nnd they wore laid on 'he table after it refusal to firint them. The Governor's message rirougly ( udtiiiiui the I'resident's reconstruction policj Movement? of the Krcnrli Admiral. VISIT TO TIIB NAVY YARI>. The visit of the French He ir Admiral Didelot to ihn llrooklvn Navy Yard, which was exclusively Announced In the Hkralo of yostenlay, took place yesterday at'eruooi at half past one o'clock. It wan supposed by t'.o naval a ithori'le* that it *?J to have Iceri i vi-it or < ere niony, and A< lin^; llear Admiral Bell had maije arran<oment" to receive the distinguished visitor with l i'l Muul hono;v. At Hie tunc above mentioned a plain carriii:;e appeared In front of I lie Naval l.yceum (Adi.orui Itci. * <junrter?), when the Krcrirh Adinlnil, attend ! by the I'micIi Cam mil at New York, Mr. C..uldre Boilleau, . i><! t! re ,?i?Jm, mi.jilted. The French ntlicnni were iti f-ill inform. They were re elved on alighting by Captain \!c\iiud< r M. 1'eiinoek, the llr-t OX' < utive <>tTic< . of tin; \ mi After mi exoliim e o compliment"! ih< p.ni\ were ci >>du> t? d to the resilience of A<uny rteai Admiral i H Moll, ? here an li or "r Iv.o w.if : j?ent :i pie .-ant. . tr or tatinn, (IrirtlrK Which the lreiirlsAomir.il lr>ok tic rn U ay that hi vmit .va" imt oil1 of .irnotiy. but that lie wo ,ld mako 1 an Informs! vl-it la-fore lie left port. .Shortly .viler tiie arnvj of the I'leiyh v : r- . ..lute of Uiirteei, guio! way l red from the < ob d li" a i.r'acliincnl of -ail' r< under the command of J"u-it.n Oherly, of the rrce vlt.g ship Vermont. The work* i Hi jard were Bot vi'lted. 1 lie guest* weie then rec .iiii'icted to their c.?ina^t- by Captalnx Fen nock and 8 I> Irncliard. A'icta.:hii>ent ol marines, n full uniform, miiuIm*!inj; sixty-feur in<ti. under coimoand ot Captain fl. \V. (i lih r an I I. < utenatiin Kurd and Morris, w. re formed in front o. tin Ar.inlral k ipiarters, and iwillled the guest.. us tin y took their rteparture. 71I1MI rill I'lUi-lfll IM III'' ll?-v> |;U[I1IIIHIIIII.T 111 nil- r ll'lli II IVni Imliu ifiiM'iron. Helm rccntly inine from Kmni Mild lui- jiikI Im "-n on ;? vu;;l to tin* li -honea or the < im-1 of Newfoundland ami the French i.dandx in the (iiilfof M I.iwrcni'iv ili- 11iix visited (hi country l>< run-, ami v KWi-ii the Brooklyn Nav y Yard iu He te about Ofty live year* of age. tall, rrort nnd active, nnd In a good representative ol t|i? French nasal comiiiun<!t m. V 1 * IT TO TtlK MA Villi's OVTUt. The French Aitm ral tho Boron do Dldelot, Rear Ad tnlral rommnudliu' the Kremh Imperial Naval division; Captain do Vernoutl, Captain <1 F rebate, chief of ftair, nu<l M. Ilaxsot, Llo'itonont do Val-saati, chief of stair, paid a vi?U to tho Mayor'* olllr > yoKterilay, ami wore in trodueed ti. his Honor the Mayor by h'in. I. il" Borg, Acting Oonsul (Soncral of H ran re The Mayor, in n fow word", welcomed tin- aristocratic party to tho 'tv, ami hoped thoy might carry with them u? franco a favorable Men of Amnrieuri hospitality. They were shown through tlio fl'iv mor a Room, and viewed with coue dirnblo lute rent tho varum" portrait", ol wIioms history the Mayor 'iiformod them. Tli"y ?l"o examined with coiiekh rshl? plcantre the relic* >>r Wellington pr??orved tlin-. tin leaving Itaron do OiiHot thanked tno Mayor for fiis kind nose and Invited him t? visit 111* Tepm l, with Home of o'ir principal eltlsens, on Monday next, an invitation which wai- accepted. The Helvetia Prise SliootIny. MKCONII PAY. The great prlxo shooting contest of tho Swiss Poiloty Helvetia was continued yesterday at Mecgerts' l ark, at (Juttenhorg, and a gr?at dual of infcront la manifested hy tho marksmen Thl* prise shooting diner* much from the usual target shooting. Only first claw rllles are lined The shooting is at n target at a die tab re of six hundred feet, and only those shots pier ing the centre arc counted The "bull's eye" of the main target "Helve lta"? wa? inert ed fifteen tines yesterday. Rot this target, wbten bos the moat prl*?a and premiums, only one clianc" foy throe shots la given to each of tho shooters. rhiHie who distinguished themselves as nml i lava marksmen yesterday wero Messrs. N. Lewis, i?f Troyand Rudolph Kbrbar, of Williamsburg. A delegation of Troy sharpshooter* was on the grouud yesterday, comiinHi-d of Messrs l,ewls, oi flliofiff Hatter-hall, Allen, Tli trnpson, White and Jesse Hattershall who nroved to he llmi ria-H marksmen. They brought with ibetn a valuable and rare speeme n of a gun, toe property of exHIierlK Hatttirshall, wbh b waa aihlblted on the ground. There wero only a few vteltom on the grounds, anil no special fe- tlvltte- teM arraagwl, which are to take plai-a on '-Murray To-day the shooting contest will be *??ntinund, from eight o'c lock in the morning until all the evening. The Ohio Stat* Tre???i re rah I p. CmriasiTt, Cepfc IV Iff# Tlie olHi-o of Plate Treasurer still remain* vacant, Mr. Wmn having declined lite aniHuiiiineni.