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WHOLE NO. 10,612. Ill ? EUROPE. Four Days Later News by the City of Boston. FENIANISM ON THE RAMPAGE. * Great Excitement and Alarm > _ in Ireland. Symptoms of Approacfting Revolution. Pour Counties Proclaimed by the Lord Lieutenant. 'Arrest and Committal of Suspected Fenians. Stronger Measures Called For?A Warm fieecotioA and a Short Shrift for the Brotherhood. Good Joke from the Rebel Bondholders. fheir Meeting to Sniorce Payment of the Rebel Loan by the United States. COTTON TRADE WITH THE SOUTH REVIVING. &o. &c. &c. 1 1 Tbe Inman ateamer City of Boston, Cap lain Kennedy, which left Liverpool at four o'clock on the afternoon of tbe 8th and Queenstown on the 7th inxt., arrived here yesterday. The death of Sir W. Hamilton, the Astronomer Royal of Inland, Is announced. The Mark Lane Bzprert fears that nearly throe-fourths T the English wheat crop will prove to be in bad condition, and that under the improvement in the weather Mm earliest and latest gatherings of the harvest will probably tarn out the beat. The cattle plague continued its ravages. - It is stated M have made its appearance in Ireland?in tbe county ?f Donegal. The Common Council of the city of London i had voted one thousand pounds to head a subscription to compensate persons who had been compelled to kill tfiaeaaed animals. The steamer Erin left Liverpool for New York aluo on the 6th instant. Tbe Moravian arrived off Londonderry at seven o'clock an the evening of the 4tb Inst., and reached Livorpool at two P. M. on tbe 6th. The Ciroasaian, from New Tork, arrived off Southampton on tbe afternoon of the 3d of September. nw City of Cork reached Liverpool early on tbe morn sag or in* wn. THE FENIANS. laiportant from Ireland?The Ball Opened between the Fenians and the Govern* stent?Pour Conntlee Proclaimed. Private advices received In this city through special hansels from Dublin, bring the news that on the 6th iastant the British l/wd Lieutenant in Dubin, had "proclaimed" four Fenian counties, Tlpperary, Limerick, Cork and Kerry. These are the counties where it ! nderstood the Fenians are most powerful?somo fifty thousand of ttiem, it is SFxcrted, being sworn ' soldiers Of the Irish republic" in one county alone. The intelligence s.-ems to bo of the most vital moment to the Fenian*, as "proclaiming" a county under the ran lament statutes amounts to a specie* of martial law. Under the "Arms act," "Peace* Preservation act" and others, the Lord Lieutenant has power, in grave contingencies, to thus proclaim a district or even thu whole of the country, and the terms of the proclamation may be sueh as to empower the seizure of arms, search of sus. peeled premises, and even the arrest of all supposed leaders or members of obnoxious orders. It may also > forbid persons belnu out after a certain hour at night, and, in effect, Institute martial law and the rule of the eurfew to all practical puri>uso*. If, as the government partisans claim, knowledge of oil tbelr leaders and secrets Is had in the castle, the Fenian Order may now be thorougly decapitated, as was that of the "United Irishmen" in'VN Or, In ea?e of their feeling powerful enough to commence operations, arrests would be resisted, and the loug talked of revolutionary flres be actually set blazing through the island before October dawns upon the island. The Fenians, however, claim that this contingency was taken into their calculations ctb ini'ia, that they have no paper*, like th'* 'VH men, to be seized; that the brethren In Ireland for the past, six months have been actually flnding fault with the Irish American order for uot making butter haste in forwarding the stipulated supplies, and that the Irish haste and American deliberation have lor some wne which, they suy, liuds Ireland, eveu to day, it driven, perfectly prejiared "to strike the blow." [From the Dublin corre*ponden-e London Fast, S-pt. 4 ] The Fenians lire vlg.lnntly watched, and there an- numerous traitors to their ' aim in tlielr own body. Some precaution* have lieen taken, sutllcicnt to meet the ?y?*e at pre- nt, and government are fully alive to the necessity of crushing th tnov m?nt by the strong hand, it necessary. This latter remark IndooM m to give a report tluu le lanllvusljr repeated in official circles in this city. It la to ilie cil Tt that, at a Privy Council held id the Castle during the week, * rp< ><v. e tnlcn to j>r c/?'ia ncritun eUUi un<I latxnt irndtr ?.< "Ciim? Invention (Ireland) ltd Depot* of arms, It I* aliened, are stored in thene, the polite have their even upon the depot*, and when the pro|ier moment arrive* the town will be pro claimed, and the local head-1 ol the movement and their military stippls** seised. If I itore <o meii'iun the name . of one. of Ike nliet m ,rr* it it tutU armi are stored, it would liartle the pubh Vnlvmallly of the Movement. ? [Dublin correspondence I<ondon Post, Sept. (I ] 0|H-n what paper you may, liber.il or conaervntive, Human Catholic or Protestant, and the heading "Kenianism'' la seen in Isild lv|>e Kcnianistn threatens, In fact, as the firenirg Mutl ha* It, to "becomo a Mentation theme, tn the Injury of the country." E\en this Journal, which regards the power of the organization ?? absurdly exaggerated, is obliged lo publish in ito columns riMtlly startling letter* on the subject; but It prints them unwillingly, and only because "the writers are persons of position, whose opinion* are entitled to respect, and whose patriotism and slnciiiy of purpotiu cannot bo questioned." nKKKNCHMtSS CONDITION OF THK COUNTRY. The flrst of its correspondents heads his Communication with the axiom?"There is no smoko without lire," meaning thereby that all the marching and countermarching of men iu various places, uud the almost authenticated rumors about depots of arms, prove at least tho existence of an actlvo conspiracy, of which these preparations are tho risible result. This being the ease, lie asks what Is (be government doing lo "afford security to the lives and property of the loyally di*|sjsod should an outbreak occur. '' An outbreak in the sense he applies the word could not take place; a few enthusiasts in different parts of the country might repeat the farce of Hallingarry, but a rising like that in 'UK, from tho extraordinary changes brought about by emigration and other palpable causes, no sane man need dread. The advioe offered by the writer of this letter, however, Is worthy considerat.on. "In days of old," he states, "our forefathers, In their own practical way, scatt' r.d barrack* and troops broadcast over the country in time of threatened disturbances?being at the same time a terror to the disaffected and a comfort and place of safe retreat to the woll-dlspneud. Hut now-a-days how differently are matters managed. We have a few thousand men In l^einster. most of them massed at the Curragli to trala U><* generals; $ few bundretl intu 19 Myoeier. a [E NE few i-corr of mmi in UInter, and none whatever in Conuaught. Hut, say the advocates of this system, such In followed in England to 1 teach our generalti how to handle largo man sua of troops, and in these day# of rail way h and telegraphs, whenever the land is invaded by a foreign foe, we can mass thorn immediately at a givon point to oppose invasion, Ate. Very true all this, no doubt, and applicable to Kniilaud in casw of invasion, as all would be in co-operation with the troops, and railways and telegraphs would be watched aud eared for with the greatest diligence, bo as to bo in perfect order. How difl'orent in Ireland, when it is a domestic foe we have to fear, not a foreign one. For oue moment Imagine an outbreak to occur in Coleraine, Cork or Galway. Turn men with crowbars awl ten mtn lite*' time trill rmrter the best made railway iwle>?, arul one man loilh a Kalcktt and fioe minute*' spare time, will d-rtroy the be.it cont racted telegraph linn; aud such, no doubt, would tie the tirst steps taken bv the in surgents. Consider, then, the situation or all loyalists and well disposed at the mercy of an excited mob, and deprived of communication by railway or telegraph, and no armed force to support them. All tbe horrors of the French revolution and Indian mutiny would be acted over again. Lawlenneu would have it* reign fur a week at leant, before intelligence could be conveyed t> tlie capital and troops tent back in reply, U> prot ct the di.turb- d district*. Under these circumstances I would respectfully urge on the Executive the urgent necessity of garrisoning all parts of Ireland, as was done in 1798, 1825 and 1847. The government ought never to lose sight of the fact that they are not now dealing with hot headed enthusiasts, as was the case in 1848, but with determined and clever mm; and nothing shows this more than the organization of the Fenians, which never leaves a pant word, paper or any other tangible meatu by which they can be dim vered, and at the same lime they appear to be under perfect control from some unteen authority. KKAR OF AMERICAN RIDICULE. The Mail, n commenting upon this lotter, says:? "The government are, we think, perfectly Justltled In taking tho promptest steps to prevent the growth of an organization which is supposed to have some sort of substance about it, since evidences of its existence?somewhat spectral no doubt?appear in different parts of the country; but that it demands such a display of military energy as 'Royalist' suggests we do not believe. Did the government follow the advice of our friend, and forthwith garrison the country with troops of all arms, the Fenians would begin to think themselves somebodies, and the drilling in mountain fastnesses and by-places of all kinds would go on with tenfold enthusiasm. In America, too, if the plot originates there, the inevitable comment upon this parade of the fears of the British fovernmont would be that England quakes before the [< ad Centre O'Mabony and tho Chicago brotherhood; 1 and that notion once established in tho minds of tho Yankees, the real remit which American FimianUm, we believe, aiuuat eould be nearer it* acc mplithnvnl?namely, the embroiling of England and the United Statet in war." uuiu i/riiiuiisiiHiiuii an vuiHi [Dublin correspondence of tbe London Times, Sept. 4.] Fenian ism is still cxciting no little attention here at present, unci, if we may believe a tithe of what u>e hear and read, with tin-y good reaiow. The police are, however, beginning to take steps in tbe matter, ami a few ai reals have been made, which it is hoped will have some salutary effect. In Cork ]>articulnrly the members of that body appear to have become much emboldened. A correspondent of the Daily Erprevs gives an account of a demonstration on a small scale which took place actually within the city of Cork on Thursday evening, when, be says:? About two hundred young men formed four deep, in military array, on the Kriar's-Walk road, in the southern part of tbis city. The place at which they formed Is not lifty yards from tbe Cupwell police barrack. They assembled about nine o'clock, and last night was the first occasion on wh.ch they mustered at such an early hour, in such numbers, or so noar the city. They were all grown young mon. To about every twenty men was a follow with a green rod, who acted as an officer and gave military orders. Immediately after forming they marched off, keeping excellent lime, and singing the Fenian Marseillaise, "The Green above the Red." Soon after their assembling intelligence of the fact was convoyed to the Capwell police barrack, and, after some delay caused by consulting the superior officers, fifteen armed policemen, under the command of a head constable, started in pursuit. The Feuiana had by this time about half an. hour's start, and were marcning along the road to a place called Five-Mile-Bridge. The police, of coarse, knowing that the Fenian sympathizers would give notice of their approach to the body in advance, would allow no one to pass before them on the road. However, It Is scarcely necessary to say that they could not prevent oersons na?gin> them bv irnlnff thrnuirh the fields and accordingly tho Fenian body ahead wore noon Informed that they were purtiued. Thin intelligence created nothing at all like a panic. No one broke from the ranks: but tbey cessed Dinging, and increased their rate of speed to a ' quick march." Several byroads leading into Cork turn off the main road on which the Fenians were, and down one of these the Fen tana turned, and noon reached Cork and dispersed. The police proceeded along the main road for some distance: but, fluding that tbo men of whom they were In pursuit bod turned back, and that there was no chance of coming np with them, they returned into town dissomllted. The Movement In Limerick. To thic Editor or tuk Lunate* Chroniclk :? The following cases have come under my notice:? Some time ago four hundred men' were seen one night in a Held near lfallow. fchortly afterwards an officer, living In another part of the country, on returning to his regiment mentioned to me that there had been u body of live hundred men drilling one night near his bouse. Three or four weeks ago a body of about throe hundred men were seen by Mr. 's family from their bouse, drilling in one of their flelds; this was near Kmly. Sometime ago the French newspapers warned us that there were weapons concealed about the southwest coast of Ireland. If the government are wise tbey will call out the Irish militia for service in Kngland, and it will be a great blow to the hopes of the Fenians, who depend on militiamen, not only for an increase of numbers, bnt for teaching squad drill, and also when exercising in bodies, to I'ad the companies, subdivisions, Ac., aud perform those dunes known to any well-drilled soldier. A MILITARY MAN. HrlfSit Troubled. [From the Bolfasl News Letter.] It appears from a paragraph written by a trustworthy corres|>ondenl, that on Sunday evening last Sydenham, in the immediate neighborhood of Belfast, was the scene of a Fi'nlan display. A number of navvies, under the command of an Individual whose dress, 4c., suggested that he was a Yankee, marched along the road with military precision, and returned to Belfast through the grounds ntonded for the 1'eople's I'ark. The Fenians evideutly do not believe in playing their pranks in a cornor; and now that they have unhlushlngly commenced operations at our very doors, we ho|>o shortly to learn that the authorities have taken cognizauce of the ''Yankee1' and his hand of navvies. America at. the Bottom of It. [From the London Post.] We believe that this system of midnight drill ng arose from American agents, who were sent over to Ireland to engage recruits for the armies of the North, and to pre pare them, pr.or to crossing the Atlantic, so that, on their arrival at New York they could be at once sent to tho front. Under the name of Fenianism the system has lieen kept up, most probably, in a vague idea that hostilities between Kngland and America are probable, and that the AmerP aus will traui-mit a Meet and army to cooperate with insuri^'nts here. American newspapers Circulate lari(c|y in Ireland, and in these journals articles specially written to arouse the Irish peasantry ap|Miar. Liverpool the Centre on the (Irganlza* t Ion. ill. | inrg,n,,ii.| The absurd and impraoticuble movement for l ho "liberation of lr'land from British thraldom,'' which Uiok I Ik rise In America among the Irish residents, has, it Is notorious, now taken rout in Irish noil, ami, to Judge from newspaper acconnts, It in growing up to considerable dimensions. Whatever dimensions It may re^ch, and whatever form it may assume, it cono"rns the public mffety and the national peace to know something of the source* from which it derives succor end receives encouragement. Information of a rol ahln character r-how* indisputably that a large, if nut indeed the chief elements of Fenian support are derived from Lancashire, and that the headquarter* and prime movers in the mailer are located in Liverpool. Here the central organization it situated, and from Liverpool emissaries are spread all over the district, who collect money, appoint amenta and enrol adlior. nts. The proceeding* of these seoondary liodles, it is a known fact, ate regularly reported to a general hoily or committee, which directs the movents, and apportions the means, physical .xid pecuniary, which arc thus got together, A Hint from America. (From the Limerick Chronicle.] We have seen a letter written by a Fenian in Jersey City, dated in Auguat last, to his relatives in this city, in which he writes:?"You will -oon linve America at homo?for Ireland Is going to l>e freed by America, nnrf th'il I fforr ftrnr mont!<>?anil perhaps tee me in Ireland once more, us the steamer* are preparing here for the old country." 1 Tn Armil To Arm?l To rnie Kiiitok or tiik Dcbiiw K*k*i>ii? Mail:? I lind the following atfvertiwmeitt in ihe A" nagh Guardian of September 2 ? "Guns! (lev!! Ovnnlf'? ?. gun manufac- , turer, begs to inform the publiti that in coiiwquenee of ttr. ii-ilhrlniira! of thf pmtarnation plnrmg Tif>prniy undrr the t'rim* ami 'tutraift Art, and every man being now at liberty to carry arms, be. in anticipation of an lu creaeed demand, ha* ordered a large supply of guns and | pl?tols, which lie will sell at the verv lowest prv es Powder, shot, wadding, caps and every artitlo in Hie trade, always on hand " Already the male population, from the man of ?|*ty sninmotH to the youth of twelve or fourteen yeaaa of age, may be se n pemmbulnting the county, each armed with some weapon of destruction, to the no little astonishment of all peaceful inhabitants of this county, and of none more than your present correspundent, A. J. P ANli P L. OF MOKF THAN TWKSTY YKAR8' APPOINTMENT Who was not consulted as to the withdrawal of ill? proclamation under the "Crime and Outrago Act." A, Warm Reception and a. Abort Hhrift for the Brethren. [From the Belfast Nown Letter ] Wo need not quote another line of thla flery speech (Moriicon's recent speci h at Chicago); but the Impres?? rn uvys Ottr Uima bjr ? owvml of it is tl??i W YO NEW YORK, MONDAY, Fenian organization ill America has been a comparative failure. The s|ieaker passionately appealed to Irishmen to catit in their lot with him, anil to Irish women to encourage their husbands and sweethearts to join. If the organization was so vast In Its members ^nd influence, all this would have been unnecessary. Moreover, there was much talk about contributing to the fund*, which looks a good deal like the old Repeal agitation here, on which the Irish peasantry lavished tens of thousands of pounds in weekly pence. At tho same time, the explicit promise that, before a month, bonds would be issued in the name of the Irish republic, lookod like an intention to attempt something. All <*? can do it to Hand prepared, and, ik'.utd the Feniant try the thrtateneU game, yive them a warm reception and thort ihrijt. <\ Opposition of the Human Catholir Clergy. [Dublin correspondence London Post, Sept. 6 ] The most bitter enemies of the Fenians arc the Roman Catholic hierarcy and the priests. In the Profile, the recognised organ of the brotherhood, there Is a l.>ng account of a controversy between one of its agents in the provinces and his bishop. Finding the agent would not ?;ive up selling tho J'eoplr, the bishop denounced him roin the altar, comparing niiu with some ol the great sinners of history; but, as it is part of the creed ol the Fenians that the clergy have no authority over them except In things purely spiritual and doctrinal, the ugent paid no heed to the bishop's denunciations. The bishop then sent for the agent, when the latter curtly informed him that he knew where he resided if he wauled him, and excused his seeming rudeness by alluding to the threats of the bishop. This led his lordship, liuding the stubborn character he had to deal with, to visit tho agent, who positively refused to stop selling the Pe pit. A wordy contest ensued, when the bishop, loosing his temper, called the agent many names, uud told him the llesh would drop off his bones?as it did from those of a Fenian in a neighboring parish?for thus defying the church. His lordship wound up by telling the u^ent to become a Protestant at once. The priesthood have themselves to blame for what is now occurring; for their own purposes they kept the country in a .state ol' agitation for years, and now the more ignorant ol the people hare taken tho bit between their own teeth. THE CATHOMC PRKHS CHYINO DOWN THK MUVEMKNT. That the organization exists, and has its olticera, its meetings and its moonlight parading*, then- is aburwlunt evidence to establish. The most skeptical, if they would weigh it fairly, could not deny this much. The Komnn Catholic clergy, it will readily be allowed, have peculiar and reliable means of obtaining information on the subject, and it is not any groundless fear tbat has caused them, from the altar and through the press, so heartily to denounce the brotherhood, and implore the people not to be led away by them. It is also significant 10 tind such a paper as the Cork Krtiminn, whose proprietor, Mr. Magulre, M. P., stands well with the hierarchy of hig Church, again and again calling attention to the conspiracy. Tho persistency with which he is following up th se attacks, in fact, places beyond doubt the source by which ho is inspired The Cork f'xaminr.r of yesterday thus alludes to tho organization:?"The result that we expected from the Fenian movement is beginning to make itself manifest. Here and there unfortunate young men are be In.: picked off by the police and sent to jail, with the prospect before them of Imprisonment, possibly of penal servitude. Every day we are beginning to hear of new arrests?more persons consigned to the abode of the criminal ?more dragged away from their families, leaving misery and desolation behind them. They risk th:s, doubtless, under some vague noiton that they are serving their country, as if the country were to be served by futile demonstrations such as bring those wretched consequences upon tlieni In Dumlalk, as we learn by the papers, a swoop has been made. Herein Clonakilty some half dozen are arrested." The Examiner considers the movement is magnified. " We know and deplore the existence of the organization, but we know that its extent and ramifications are altogether exaggerated. In some localities probably the members of the body are numerous enough, but there are wide and populous districts where not a single Individual could be reckoned as a member. To frightened imaginations the appearance of half a dozen young men marching and crying 'bait'is sufllcient to suggest the bclief.thnt the wboie country is sleeping upon a nine, tlie'iifalch to explode which is quite ready. Of courpe this organization, like every other that has existed here, is plainly visible to the eye of the authorities, Htiil those who HuU thcmsclves with tho belief that they we secret, leave out of calculation all the lessons of experience." Dublin Caatle "know* all About it." [From the Belfast Aforfh*rn Whip.] We have reason to believe th*t the authorities in Dub ltn Cattle are in poxtrttton of all the jmr'irulars rrlntinq to the organisation of the. rorifederaey in thin cuntri/?the leaders' names, the number of (be several 'centre*,' anil everything noces<ary to enable them to pounce upon the leiulera iu every purt of Ireland. Doubtlei-s in thin, hj- in all similar rases, every centre has ltn detective or informer an surely oh it bah iu secretary or other otti-ial. ! In all probability tho government win upon the hnp.i that the organization may quietly die of inanition, that, having no substantial basis, it may fall to the ground withont itpUuh or disturbance. This in what wo should fain dealre, both ror the sake of the country and of thoce who, led away by a mistaken enthusiasm, suffer themselves to be trapped into this *|*cien of folly. Once again, we would fain impress upon the dupes of this organization the utterly irrational and hopetotw nature of the schemes it is aup|>o*cd to be meant to further. Once again, we would aak thein to cast their eyes back upon the paat, to note how often hopes have been raised an high as theirs, organizations fur more widely spread, Isadora of higher mark ami greater ability chosen, and yet how failure was the uualteieble result. Is there more honor in vain outcries and organizations mischievous only to those who belong to them than iu striving to do the best p<4sihle for the nation under circumstances which it is vaiu to hope to idler? Arreeti by the Police. [From the Dublin Kvenlng Moll.] A special court waft held on Wednesday, in Clonaklltv, by lir. Fitzgerald, R. M.. lor the purpose of receiving bail for the appearance at the noxt assizes of Kichard Hodnett and Jerh. McCarthy, two young men who were charged by the police with illegal inarching and drilling. The olfeuce with which they were charged occurred in MIIIIOWII on tile Mil UK. Ull tllfil day tlx- actual anil four other.'*?Michael McCarthy, llbnicl Hurley, Mt.hael Collins ami ('baric* Barry?inarched past the |>oltc.e sia tion at MtlHown two deep, and k eping the military stop. After passing the station iludnclt stepped from the rank* nod cried out "halt,' ?u order wh.ch wax instantly obeyed. Thoy aftet wants commentsinging "Otigs, as alleged, of a aeditioia nature. It turned out tliul the men were drunk. The |Hi|lcrmau who arrested them, on beiug nuked what song" tliey sung, Mid, "I coilld not Hay, but one of them ended with the word* Fenian boys hurrah,' and another wan something about 'twbbie-. ' ' (Laughter.) The men were ,-ent lor trial. FIVK KKNIANS SRNT TO I'KIMON WITHOIT RAII.. [Correspondence I/indon 1'oet.J The Ave young men ??f the Fenian corps who were (as I Informed yott) arrested last week for illegal drilling at Blackrock. near Dundalk, were brought before the magistrates at |>otty sessions Mi that town on Saturday. Their uaineit are Joseph Quiiiley, ThomAs McKeown, John MoCourt, Michael Toole an<i I'at Courtney. The wess oual crown solicitor, Mr. Curia her, wa< specially sent down by the government prosecute. He slated that he proceeded against them under the 10th Oeorge III., cap 1. which prohibit* drilling or the practice of military exercises, by persons not dnlv authorized. The facta of the ra*.> w re that on ? unday last a party of men, numliering about two hundred, inarched from Dundalk to Hiackrock, after reaching which they d spersed into smaller parties, and entered'variouM pub'le houses. After some time, leaving those houses, they formed into two parties?one of about seventy and another of about one hundred mid twenty. The prisoner Qtiiglcy, who wna a corporal in the l.ontli Militia, got them into ranks of four and six, and us 'd military expressions, hucIi as "Close Up," "Forward," "Kunge in sections of four," and the tike. On giving these word* he was obeyed by a party of seventy men. M Keimn was also a militinman. ami he and yuigley tin-relore committed the Additional crime of violating their oath to the Queen Constable hcallin deposed that he -aw Quigloy on the evening in question in front of a public house, with about tlfty or sixty men beside liiin, stand Ing in regular sectional formations. He bad a short stick In his hand, with which he arranged them at proper distance*, calling on lliem to "Clot e up,' which they did. He also called toa <ompany of upward - of one bundled to "Double up' and to "Kail III behind." which they did. He afterward:: gave the word 'Forward'" and they then all proceeded toward* Dundalk Witnc* wa? afterwards within a lew )?rd* ol htm. and heard hltti call upon tlicm again to "Double up, sharp,' which they d.d Witness also saw John McOurt, another of the prisoner*, a few perches on this sid of Mr- ' arroll's public house about twenty minute- past seven o'clock, and beard him order a parly of forty or fifty men to "Form in fours." The party made an attempt to do so, but as the police (ante up they were getting into a lump Other constables gave r......... . ? >,! ? ?>. "< < |MIKUI.' I Their attorney* *;|ld that the government were attaching an undue importance in ? matter of very little 111<<111<111 ? the foolish tr<'*k of drunken and half drunken men. The magistrates. however, com in it red the prisoner* fur trial at the atMtv.es, and refused to lake bail lor their ap|H'atanCC. Opinion of (he Kngllah Tories 011 I lie Matter. (From the London Herald. Sept. fl, ] Thin drilling and mar< liing of Young Ireland, with green wands an<l seditious songs, mum it I? Irft unnvhrrd. It looks like tti<< germ of an idl" rebellion that can only end, If persevered in. by making work for the assize 1 onrtx, and condemning many III advised an<l foolish lellows to punishment. Already, In Clonak.lty, two of these absurd enthusiasts have la-en held to bail for the ollenci' of playing at revolutionary soldier*. They were part ol a very email company ln<le< d?an array of s.x ; hut they observed military discipline, alter a fMil Ion strikingly suggestive of those forces which we h?ar of a* the 'Vrand army'' of a German Heraog. One of them tried "halt!" and they balled ind fronted, and then "broke off"' to a ng "The Fenian boys, hurrahl" timler a neighboring tree. As this petty demonstration appeared to be part of a larger one. two of the performer* In It wen- apprehended and will have to tak? their trial at the next Cork aasixes Hurely Ireland will see the futility of this nonsense. The repeal >r revolutionary body there cannot hope to do more than create miserable dlsturham e* In the country, ending in equally miserable convictions. As to help from America, if any substantial character, we may safely put that out >f the question, and Young Ireland would do well to dlsard the Idea as oni thoroughly chimerical. Tht I nth Yankmwill rtmain in America, 4i UaH till the VnUrd Hattt and KnglamI at*, ujxm mrh (*rmi at to call fr that nod thing- an invaivm of trelandfrr m Amrrioinxmn t<. However eager the New York Fenians may tie to assist lit ijinpathiMn )B Mm Uiiml JUPrtvw, it tepptp* RK H SEPTEMBER 18, 1865. thai (ho Atluuiic Oc ean rolls between the two sections, ami that tumlil iuK mas# of water puts a tremendous barrier la ttio way?a barr.cr which would not bo Hurmouutcd nave uuder tho pressure of a much greater grievance than America bati in the present condition of Ireland hen'am British rulo. President Johnson and Ins satraps would look u an r home when contemplat ng a blow at England, and Ireland could only bo "assisted" frem Ainor.can sources by way of a diversion that would have small practical effect, or ae a forlorn hope that must be forlorn indeed. U would be butter for the sin tor Island to discountenance the viiiu and inferable at tempts at rebellion implied in inarching, drilling and Hinging; and t.n sit ilowu nob rly to increase that prosperity which in proved to exist in several of its counties, l'ossibly the time may come when Young Ireland will march and drill in ttie same legalized useful lash ion as Young Knglaud. Hut the time must inevitably be retarded by unlawful demonstrations in which green wands and seditious songs are idly nourished in tho face of authority. United Hlatc* Liability for the Rebel Loan. MBKTINU or THE K< < KNTK1C H0NDH0I.IIKK8. A meeting of the bondholders of the rebel loan was bold at the London Tavern, on the 4th, to consider their altered position, now that th" government of the I'uitcd States has become the <ie facto government of the rebel States, and ll deemed expedient to appoiut a committee to protc t their rights and Interests nud generally to tuke sucli st ps as might be thought advisable. Admiral Wallace, having taken the chair. Mr. Chamberlain said they were met to consider their position at> the holders of this loan, and also what was the value of it. He was not a stockholder, boing merely the ogont Of persons Who wished to Imvn Mm niALtxr <-<>iiHul?riul Ho thought It desirable lhat a committee should bo appointed to Investigate tho c'rcumstan-os under which the loan wan contracted, and what socurities bad boon given by those who brought forward Ibo loau. They would lnquiro whether the agent* had any money in theur hands to bo appli<?l iu liquidation of the loan, lie would not give any opinion himself, but he had high autKunlj) for itnling (.la.' the intliviUual State* were tev rally ha'If or a pr putuma'e amount iff the loan. He alio tlu/uffht that the ft du al goiyrum't.t wrc Mternatiiinalty. a< welt iu morally, txiumlto pay thil loan. The I'ederul States were one nation which conquered the Confederate States. another nation, and the former being now the tie fac'o government of the latter, he thought they were bound to pay the debts contracted by the Confederate States. It resulted from a dominion of Vice Chancellor Wood in a recent cane that tha federal government were liable. After some diacustlon it wan agreed that a committee, consisting of the chairman, Mr. Chamberlain, and Mr. Morgan, a large bondholder, should be appoiuted to act, and to report the result of their action to a meeting to be held on the 18th of next month. STRANGE REHULT OK THE MEET I NO ? -T H E 8HAHKH IJO DOWN. The bonds on the &th declined one per cent, the pro cecdiugn at the meeting atlording little ground lor hope to the bondboldorti. sown HOMELY ADVICE TO THE BONDHOLDERS. The Iiondon Star turns the meeting into ridicule, and expresses its doubts as to tho opinion of the "eminent Queen's counsel" which was there referred to. As to the proposal to send a deputation to President Johnson, ' it offers launch's advice "to person* about to marry"? Don't:? Mr. Johnson in a stern man. He has evidently belief in wholesome discipline. Mr. Davis he has fast enough, and it is just possible that he may take a view of tho British bondholders slightly diderent from what they take ot themselves. Mr. Seward, too, having so narrowly escaped death by the kuile ot au assassin whoso arm was just as not nerved by a portion of the six pur cent uniuu iuhii uuritit'u iiinidgu mciiiuouu ami (.annua, may not very complaisant; and the story ol'the little bell iin<l Fort I-ofay etie, if not otherwise worth much, will have served some good purpose if it prevent*) our (lis tressed bondholders from carrying the loke too far. HUHGK8TRD ATTACHMKVT OP KKHKI, PROPKKTT AKItOAI). [From the l,omlon Money Market Review.] Confederate bonds have for some tline b,.en reduced to tlielr mere value as a mere lottery ticket. Tbey stand at a price of a single year h dividend. We feared, and often forewarned, when, not very loog ago, thry stood at 80, that a very sharp reaction wan on the cards. Dut we gained little credence then. The public, however, much too Hangulne atthat time, are perhaps a little too desponding nrtw. The.r Judgment wem* to have run from one extreme to another. Thin is not., perhaps, unusual. Of course it la quite understand that tli re in an end to i the Confederate loan an a regular dividend paying stork Hut, nevertheless, (here are two questions still to be solved. In the first plain, there is reason to believe that the sudden fall of the Confederate government, which had from fir*' ti larf be*n ttopeHdmU < a financial r'.litions with Eunpt, did not leave their agents hart: of c rtaln funds and resournee on this side the Ailant r, as well as of property in America already consigned to the Confederate bondholders. It haa, therefore, to be ancertainad what this property?first, that in Kurope, and secondly that in America? amounts tOf MM whether it ran be attained and reclaimed for the*ewlM?ler?. In the amud pleee, -it has to be consMbrei Whether financial and politcal considerations in Airtbrlca itself will elicit any ronro<i<-lon* to the bondholders, ?wh as are not to he claimed in law. The former of these is a legal, the latter a mural or political question. As regards the former question, there is some reason to expect that a statement may be mado as to the value, and us to the consignees of the Confederate Mate property alleged to exist in France and Kngland. If we arc correctly iuformed, this is likely to be accompanied by the opinions of Kngli&b barristers aud French aeocol<, as to the feasibility of its attachment in the two countries by their resis-ctiv.- iuuni"ipal laws. A rccont judgment, in the matter of Confederate State cot> ton, by vi<e Chancellor Page Wood, is thought also to lend -ome color to this view, so far as our own country is coucerned. \Vith respect to America, there is little doubt thai proimrty belonging to tin- liondholdiTH has been seized ti.a considerable extent; and American .i ir: is will have to advise M tO tile prospect <>l III ll.at mil belore the Judges of the Supreme Court of the United Stale , who m> doubt will d-al Willi ttin law as they find II. mii'1 will nol make it tor the occasion. III turning to the second question, one of the available arguments in favor of soiue eventual recognition, or rather coiuprotiu.-e of lIiih -1<m I., tutus upon the fart of the credit of tlie -outhein State- being involved in II. These States have borrowed already, aud they are known to be in gr-'ut need of borrow.ng a^uin. They want money for broken h rid no.-*, railways torn up, drainage and cultivnt on neglected. The Confederate loan wan made tor their benefit; and wh?n they ne\t come into the Kngllsh market, tney may tind that beggars must not be choosers: that ii they want new loans they must listen to reasonable terms from us lor a rum promise of their ln?>t engagement. It Is said that some legal <|iiestion i? not unlikely to be raise*! with regard 10 the thirty per cent representing III * dillerenoc between the contract aud llouting price of the Confederate loan The Noutliern Cotton 'I'radr ItcvlviiiK. The Liverpool 1'nal say*:?' That portion of the Liverpool dock space which was formerly almost monopolized by the trader.' between Liverpool and the cotton ports of the Kouth, but which during the war was utmost de sen til, has at last assumed its wonted business axpert and Is now brisk withJMIalmr. The trade between the Mersey and the Ion ' sealed port* of the Sout'i is reopened with a spirit that augurs w?" i n the fut ire." The J' it then enumerates a long list of vessels that luve vailed and are loading lor Houtherii ports. Letter from President .Johnson. (From the l.ondon Star. J The following ietter has been forwarded to us for publication. It was addressed by President Johusou to an American gentloman living in Berlin:? rzkcvtivb oeni k, wsmiiwmv, i). c, | July 20, IK06. f Mr O F. CojiroKT, No. 2 Kriinzosische stiasse, Berlin, i Prussia: ? Mr IiKAitSiR?I thank|yoii for your letter of the;:oth of June. I shall use my best endeavor to make my administration national, and not pni'tlMUL Perverting power or iiiflitete e to partnan ends is only less erimlnul than attempting the nation's life. Our nation has come out of Its four yeai < struggle for existence strengthened and purttled, and with a capacity lor a growth in the future unparalleled in history. I am pleased to hear from so Intelligent an observer ! n- yourself that the u< t that our government in a govern mcnt of the people deriving all its power from the p ople?exl.-ting only for the |s.'ople, is lieuig appreciated in Kurope. I triiMtournstiun.il meeess will prove the a. ccess of popular principles throughout the world I am, sir, very truly yours, ANDRKW JOHNSON, President of the United Mates. The Cholera In Mai aelllee. According i" return- rrom the nntnori te* <>i Mar-eiiien then' were nevcnty thr<'?* ?l<*atIih in that city on the Willi August, of whk'h twenty niin1 witi' mii-'-fl by cholera. At one o'clock In tin' afternoon ?i the 31 ?t there were tllty deaths declared, or which twenty eight were from cholera. Meeting of Hie Firm It Kmpt-ror nn?l the (liiirn <if The Emperor uiiil Knipre?i? of i he Krench ami the King and Qii"i*n of -pain wi re iibout to exchango vihIin at Hun KcUu.itlan und iliarritx. Cirnl Fire in Tui-krjr. A great flre Ii:im occurred rit Stamhoiil Two thmiMwd five hundred imildluifM havo been burnt, ami the tiro wan hi ill raging on tliu Oth. The C?|i<i nf UimiiI Hope?The llnautn Wmi . We have I'ape Hewn 10 July 2h. The Ihtaiiln war w uh proceeding with gioat vigor, ami tho whole Co Uric of uiralrx up to tin n ?iv tdrongly ill Uvor of tliu free Stale Veclit Hop The Ktron. hold of the Itiudioli und llaMuto cIiIpIh fim been captured, hixty Runuto-1 were killed, and four hundred to live hundred nheep, four hundred und lW"Btjr-llvo cattle and one hundred and Hfly hornet captured Mog.ttaTown, another llaxuto stronghold, had al?o been taken and aliout one thouaand tiutw burnt. The country of Mollkam hae been neUe.| and proclaimed a freo State. Ureal atrocities were alleged to have been committed, and murder* and rohberlce perpeiratnd by lliwuton on Hrltlnh HubJccW on Urltiah noil, namely, the Natal aide of the Draknnberg. The Natal government were acting promptly for the defence of the frontier, and had rcnolved to grant an annual wibeld* of ?7,000 to extend telegraphic coinmunrcAtios Tte th? lr?c ftaWi to Cape Vviuor. ERAI ] New Zealand. Advices from Ni'w /.<'ul;irnl stale that Heivoi mariifp^tg mi In tun l ion to continue the struggle. The cr"w 1,10 culler lkiniia have boon seized by Maories. Their fate is uncertain. India and flilna. bomiiay. August 8, 1865 Overtures for peace have been received from the Rajah of HiinoUn, ami war is not lik>-!y to ho renamed. Th? Bombay government have sunt large supplies of grain to Aden to relieve the tain nit there. The Maul of raiu is Hew rely lelt iu the I'unjuab and tho northwest. Ueggonath SaokerMtt, the representative Hindo and leading man among the Hindoos in iiuuibay, died on the 31st of July. Canton, August 12, 1805. Amy shirtings and twin advancing Tlie total export of tea to date in .'56,000,000 pound#. Exchange ou Loudon, 4s. 5,^d. Sua.nhuak, August 6, 1809. Tea?Nothing doing. Silk advancing. Exchange on London, 8v 3d. A famine is anticipated iu Oliina. It is proponed lo > stablish a telegraphic communication to London through itussia. Allans are quiet iu Japan Momiiay, September 2, 1805. Cotton steady. Exchange 'itt. '4d. Calcutta, September 1, 1865. Exchange, 28. '^d. Commcitlal Intelligence. london honey marjust mkpt. 7. Consols for money, 89i, a 'JO ItlimuH Central shares, a 79. Erie tthuriMi, 64a 54 V Five-twenties, 08 a ?8?. The London Time*ot the 6th says:?Tho telegraphic announcommit. VMt?rilav from Now VnrL to l)i? uttorl that ii new government loan will aliortly be issued had now been olfl iuliy continued, creating disappointment umong the dolors, who hud pluced faith in the statements received by previous inaiiH that the Trcu.sury wus well provided against all wants up lo Pocember. The advices from Frankfort inontlon that the settlement on the Bourse for the August account haw shown that the market Id at length overstocked with American funds, while discouut remains at 3 per cent. As much an 10 per cent wan paid for carrying transactions forward to the new account. It appears ther.' are many weak holders, and as every steamer brings n"w supplies prices give way if not supported by better New York quotations. LIVERPOOL COTTON MAltKKT?SEPT. 7. The market has boen buoyant, but closed somewhn qufeter. All qualities have advanced to a trifling eatcnt. The sales for two days have amounted to 40,1)00 bales, including 19,000 bales to spoculators and exporters. LIVERPOOL BRKADSTUFKS HARKET?SEPT. 7. The market is quiet. The weather has boen magnificent for the crops. L1VKKPOOL PROVISIONS MARKET?SEPT. 7. The market is steady. Hutter easy. LIVERPOOL PKOnitOK MARKET?SEPT. 7. Petroleum Arm; holders demand an advance. SPOBTING INTELLIGENCE. The Turf. UNION COURSE, L. 1.?TROTTING. A trotting match for $0,000, mile hoats, best three In Ave, came off at the Union Course on Saturday last, between b. a Commodore Vaudurbilt, to wagon, and br. s. Toronto Chief, in harness, which was largely attended. Commodore Vanderbilt won the match in three straight heats, In splendid style, showing that he powesses speed second to no stallion In the couutry except Fillingliam, and even the latter must be at the top notch of condition to beat him. Toronto, however, was evidently "off," as he did not extend himself with that looseness that he displayed In hla last race. Bis stride wan rather shorter, and be did not appear the same horse that ho was two weeks ago, when he beat the Commodore ovor the Fashion Course. He trottod thon, however, under the saddle, and that appears to be his favorite way of developing speed. Commodore Vanderbilt trotted very llnely and handled the wagon to a charm. lie, a* i;h laf, indulged in a few jumps, but only one after tho word was given, and that was over the shadow of a post on the lower turn on tho second heat, by which he lost several lengths; but as soon ns he recovered he began closing, and overtook Toronto In less time than It takes to tell the story. The track wan heavy, yet the time was good. the belling, on the time approached for the ulart, increased in favor of Vanderbilt, until two to one was offered more frequently than taken. Firt Heat.?Toronto Chief won the pole, aud got away a length ulnar of the Commodore; but before he had gone one hundred and Itfly yardu Vanderbilt waa one taMrth in front Vanderbilt then ouen<>d the gap to the quarflf pole, pa-mni? I bat point about two length* ahead, In thirty neren aud a half second* Ooiitg down tit** buck stretch Toronto broke, and Vanderbilt wai three lengths clear at the half-tulle pole, In I :U>?, and going as ,?toady ax clockwork. On Mm* lower turn Vanderbilt made the distance greater between him.-elf and Toionto,'panning the throe quarter pole four leugtta ahead. He tiytted gamely up the homestroirh, and tfon the heat by Ave length*, In2:31. N*.on<lUrat.?One hundred to fifteen was now laid of Commodore Vauderbill The horde* were Parted nicely, Vanderbilt raking the lead nnd going around the upp:-r turn two lengths in front, which he carried to the qo?rter pole in thirty-eight HCconda. doing down the backstretch be opened (lie gup and panned the half mile pole three length ahead in 1:14%. On the lower turn, while lending three lengths, he came to the shadow of a |H>-t and made u iremendous jump over it, and by the time lie recovered hi? trot Toronto w??t iwo length* ahead ol him. The bat'.K?TB of Vanderbilt, notwithstanding the breok, and before he recovered, offered to bet one hundred to twenty on the Dual result. Toronto i nine on the homefiretcii two lengths ahead; but In a "hort llm" Vanderbilt < au^ht him ami came in a winner of the heat by a length, in 2:&!V 7/i<ret tit ?One hundred to ten offered and laken by a few. The stallions had an even tart, but as soon ira they left the score Vanderblll dn?h d m front nnd lead around tho up|>rr turn a lengili and a half, Toronto break in;; up. Vanderbilt passed tin- quarter pole two lengths in front, In thirty eight second*, a.id, opening the gup down the hnckslrctch, wa three lengths all ad ut tho half mile pole, in 1:16. He got away further from Toronto on the lower turn, and waa lour lengths ahead at I lie three quarter pol ' oniiug 'p the boniest ret li To ronto broke up, and Vanderbilt came in a winner by five I..noil.. In -Jt'Ull TUt' following ? ? nummary: ? Satijhdav, ??pt. IB ?Pruning match, $a.OOO, milo heats, best three in Ave. I) Mace named b. s. Commodore Vnndcrbllt 1 1 I D. I'flter named br. s. Toronto Chi?f. 2 2 2 Tim-. Quarter. Half. Vile Kir-tl. heat :i"'4 1:14'^ 2:31 Second heal 3H 1 :l4Ji 2 .'I2X Third lie.it :W 1:1ft 2:.?)',l Two trotting matches will come "ft to day at the Faction CotirM. At the Union Course; this afternoon, there wtll he a trottng mutch for $400, between lieu Mct'leilnn and Lady Lock wood. The \atlnntil (inmr. UNION VS. KXCKI.KIOK. The return match between these club* on the Iftth inst, resulted in another victory for the Excelsiors, h it it was only by one run. The EvWslor led from the begin rung, the score nt the cIomo of ili? fourth innings being 20 to 8 in tlielr lavor; afterward#-, however, in the la t live iriiiIiik" the I nmns scored riinn to the Excel* ors 16, coming within one run of thing the score of their Opponents. There being a crl> kct match at Rolmkon tin- ?ain ilnv, we were unable to wituc-M thi.- game, and we are indebted to the ?'inil,miuH out of the Lxccl siors tor the following score ol the match ? i'mion. axcm.sioa, Pliiyrni. 1), R I'lni/r t. O. If. Ahratns, r. f 3 .'i Clyne, l.-l ti ft 2 .Smith, 1st b 4 4 McCiillaugh, c. f. ...4 3 Durell, I f 2 ft Jewell, r I 3 f> Hannegnn, s. s. .'I 4 I'aichun, I. I 2 ft N'diol-oti, 3d b 3 2 Mitchell c. 1 ft ttlrdsall, c.. 3 3 Kianlv. .<) b 2 !> Ketcham, c f. I ft Fletcher, 3d li 3 4 I'ahor, p ft 2 Hynaid. s, * 4 3 Austin, 2d b 3 4 A. Itrilmird. p 3 3 Total 27 34 Total 27 36 |\*l*ll*. riubtt. 2rf Ml. 4'V Mh. IVI, 1th m. <Mh. T<4nl Union.... n 3 4 1 H ? 7 3 2 34 Excelsior. 4 1 4 11 fl I ft 3 0 35 Umpire Mr f>lck, of the Knteiprife <iub. Scorers? Messrs. Halt and Albro. Tnieol ..aine?Thr e lioi.rs and '"'?V mum"-. rij I.I..II, I, r,?. .-i-l'fr, 1" Tin' KxceUnr* Intend vndttnjj W?*hlnirt<ui to play with the National clrtb onrlv m Oct mer. and will probably play with the Pa?tlmeii, of Baltimore, -ml Athleilcp. of Philadelphia, oil their return. MOTII AM VM. ATI. A NTIC. These clulu |>lnv their return mutch at Bedford, on the Capitol.ne ground*, thin afternoon, at halfpntd two o'clock. < rltkrli HONTON VH. HT WKORllK. The in lit' h between the ?ecnnd rlctrtM of Ihfw cltib*, on Saturday, resulted In tho micros* of the Boat no Ian ?, by a score of I:i5 to lift Only one Inning on i nch *ldc ww played, the Rn^onlan* hiivin; four wicket* to lull when the time arrived for drawing UuBip*, and the Kiitrie terminated Tho next grand in.it.li wilt be th*t between the St. Onrxe Club nnd the Youn America, the l?tter of 1'hila delphla, which rnmM olf at Hoboken on I'hursday and Friday ne*t The Ht. t.eorgo eloren include# Utbhe*, Italnbrldge, Kendall, Torranc*. Moore Tiffany, Robinson, (iorlon, Haiclilfe and Harry Wright. the Yonn* America eleven will Include (leorga Vewhall, H Newliall, <). Newhall, Kan Newhall, Johns, l?avl*, .lone* Wlatar, Had Wl? tar, *o. There will be eleven American* on one Hide ami eleven English on the other, and thin will make the content one of unusual interest, a|*rt from the fact that It I* likely to b? a fine display of crl< kct, the at. <l??rge eleven being the itrvoxevt Ihev have nrenauicd l hi* " ecu. ,D. PRICE FOUR CENTS. OI K FOREIGN GUESTS. The Jnurm-y Through Indiana. and 111i ? hois?Ovrr the Pruirlen? lnterrhan^e of Opinloun? Interview with Lieutenant mriil Cirunt ul St. Luuit?A Trip oh lite Ml?bi?kipj>i?ll.inijuet on the lioikl ? Hpeerhes by Sir 5Iorton Peto, lion. Mr# Kiunaii'il and tienernl Khcrnian. >Wi'. St. Louis, Mo., .Sept. 14, 1WJ5. A ha.sty railroad dinner at Sevmour was the only inci? dent in the- trip of the excursionist* In iruver-ing the State of Indiana The various gentlemen composing Ilia party?and there were now many Americans in it representing Western railroad interests?entered into a very lively discussion, and it would aottin an though sociability lnor<ased on the lourney. Topics heretofore forbidden or avoided, viz:?the rival intercsu, tho sentiments, the difference in the form of government of Kngland and America became subjects of animated conversation and were discussed in groups gathered on the solus and lounges, or on the commodious platforms of th: luxurious curs as the train rattled on its way. There was every inducement to a pleasant interchange of thought Too day was beautiful, though warm; tho most delectable viands and cooling liquids occupied the side board of tho refreshment saloon; fragrant cigars a Horded truly delightful comfort to those who used the weed, while cushioned chairs and louuccs invited attitudes of repose. It would be strange were the excursion otherwise than an agreeable one. The railroads intersecting their route so trequently ana so numerously occasioned the English gentlemen no little snrprise. It was a mutter or wonderment to tbem that in a country so thinly populated (and the country naturally appeared so after the thickly settled counties i o. Kngland), there should be so muny railroads. The fertility of the valley of the uhio evoked the.r udmiration as they viewed the extensive fields of corn on either Hide of tlio whirling tram. The aorgliutn cane wok a novelty to them, and they exhibited much intertill in a history of its culture, which now rivals that of I lie < urn. (IV THK PRAIKISS. It was nightfall when the (rain entered u|>on tlio prairies of Illinois; and, though tbe day time woulil have afforded a much more satisfactory prospoct, yet t ho ocean like expanse, which the darkness did not conceal, and the star-studded sky, extending unbroken to tlo horizon, made fully apparent to the excursionists ilia nature of this peculiar portion of American Western Fcencry. The Ideu of vastiic.-s realized only when at -ea was here repeated on land, and the r -minis! -nces of their visit will have no more Interesting part than tho*o which recall tlio prairies?a feature which E iropcana identify so prominently with American geography. The speed on our railways was a matter of much coinmeut when they conijiamd their slight structure with the tlrinly bedded and heavily ballasted roods of their own country, and they believed that an Improvement n this respect would render less frequent the number ol accidents to which thoy arc so liable. AttHI VAI. AT ST. LOW. In such observations and in such dl? :ussion? the hour* flew by until nearly two o'clock this morning, when tt>? party reached St. Louis, where most comfortable quartern were in readiness at the Lindcll Hotel. KKnr.l-TWN HY I.KVKKAL (I It/I XT. This morning Sir Morton Peto was introduced to Jeneral Grant in a private interview. Thm evening there will be a formal reception and a banquet at the Sou: liei u Hotel. At ten o'clock the English gentlemen, under the escort of the St. I.ouis Chamber of Commerce, beaded by Mr. Md 'uen, their chairman, and accompanied by General Sherman, proceeded In carriages to the steamer .Tnantn Deans, at the ("hetitnut street levee. An Inspec tion of those tar-famed craft, the Mt ui&iippi steamers, was made, aud the niaunerof loading, the character of tho Ulair and the k;nd of eurgo noted, after which they embarked on the .leanic Dean, and proceeded ou a t rip of observation up the ( >??'?? IU " ? ?>" .J, ..U ><!.? am! UK shipping. When near the month of the Mi?S0nrt the steamer was turned around ami proceeded iluwn the liver to (he vicinity of Carondelet. On the return up lb* river ihe boat wax nlopped at a freight braach of the Iron MnuntuiB Railroad, where the party disembarked and Inspected the iron ore, Sir Morton himself ox Minting deep interest in thin, ono of the richeet mineral product* * I ttte State of Missouri. i?neh bud meantime been nerved on board th? Meamer, attended with a copioaa supply of wiu?t. Plr Morion I'eto having lieen tounted returned tliank" for (he ex>'elleu<'e of their reception, and wiebed the city of St. Louis all proeperily and hik-com. Hon. Mr. Kiniuird. to responding to tho toaat?"Our Foreign Uuoet*"?Maid thoy rotiid not accept i he lerui foreign gue.-ts ok they had met with micb a cordial re cepllou. He returned ihanke tiierefor and d'f.ired to propose u toaxL They bad ioug beard of and taken a deep interest in the imtmn.il affair* of America, and tbey bud long watched (be ureal campaign of Oenerai Sherman. It *w a pleasure and a pride to tbein to spend mo many hours in tiie company of the man lor whoa* mililaiy talent and general character they entertained so profound a respect. Ho then gave Uie health of Oner*I Hh' rmun and lib mo>l hrill.unt campaign. HKNKIUI. *IIICi?MA% a .41'KKCH. Amiil mrrat applause Ocncral .Uhermau rose at:d responded in the following very happy manner .? I a?anre you, gentlemen, that I feel mitre pride i>m| pleasure in having been oue 01 the American olhc.i rit toasted than I do of any distinctive position given n.e. We have stopped tiie rel>ellion in our country, an<t now we turn over its int' r sts to you in tho lullen a??uranc? ami belief that tho country i lug ennugli, and Iihs h art large enough, and intellect great cuoi^h 10 do <Ji*t * hid ding within her boundaries. If we want additional capital and I know enough of tiie American character 10 know we will work up the l ist dollar we have got, and more too, and we will pay Kirk; we will go to y? n it we can Tint that makes little difference Tina country of ours is cosmopolitan in character, and lor tut' i?iirI I iIm 4111/ I lint I r.ftft 1*4v \nti ?r vv i h ilri im r in terc. i ilmn 1 can my own < oiiutrym n's woik? I al <? xi dy 8(>iiDi.-li wdiUh, ami I deilve more advantage tn.m the simly id' loreign worts, fx ranm your world beyond th? eari is the world Unit ^ivch its literature, Hcienco nml experience. We have now youth. We must gain the experience; anil I belie\ ? we will work mil a destiny thai Kngland, at all evuntH, will lie jiroiid < iie of her children hae accomplinlKd. VI, IT TO TUB flt'NtTKRS* In the afternoon the party vi-lled Ihc suburb* and, anion other objects of Interest, the botanical gardeua and Coiled ion of Mr. Hliaw Tin) party .-tart for Chi<-.ixo In the mormnjf. The Knllwnjr Prim ?? Vlnit Klrliiiioniti Ot'H KII'IIMONI* I OKKKHPOWTCNt't. Rlt'MMO.xD, Va , Hept 1ft?fl A M Information came to hurnl at eleven o'clock la?t evenIIIK tlllit the KnglKIl toiirlHts, With Sir Morton l'etn ?l their hi'ud, hail determined to pAy Richmond a vlmt dunm; their aojourn on this aide of ih? A tlAnllc. Tliia ourily party of Ri-ntlemen and Europ"an c.ipilAltain will tie most liberally entertained by hi* Excellency Governor Pterjiolnt, Colonel C. H. l/owla, the Swretary of tli Common we iltu; Gencr.il I>. H. Htroihcr, i olonel W W Wiley, of I he State government; Major <ieuer.il Terry, Major General Turner, and General John k. Mul- ' lord, hi well a* by H (I FAnt, Kaq., Pre i.lent of the First National Bank of Itlchinond; Franklin Stearns, Ka<| , ami William Allen, the Virginia capitalist. Among other thiHK", tliey will be tdio.vn the respective lines of works hi front of the city, and the utmost luiiiic will douInIcm be taken to farm linn/.e their uiiods, m? fer am noKsible. w.th all the noilits of Interest tsith here and at mid around Petersburg. It In also ri(|iwM that tliejr will vlv t the Interior of tho 8M?, nmoniiuiM by Nil Hoard of Public Works < f Virginia, and that they wdl inspect iho lines of railroad, treasuring up their iiifortnntlon with a view of making reliable n pr< <mat,oii abroad a* to the present condlt'on mid future orocjujcl* of thu Slate. Uriil Kir* in Aiii(nala. Mr.?Tli? lln?l> nrti Portion of lli? I Ity l)t itio) ft. An.fat*, M? , Hopt. 17, iMift Thf mont destructive lire that over occurred lr Main* awept through this city this morning. The entire bo ?Ine>s |Hirlton of tin? city, extending from the pn??>n?r<*^ , bridge to Wiullirop street, >tid from the rtrer to ab< vo tliv railroad truck, ta a smoking mus* of ruin? Tin lire broke out In n new wooden budding on Water irffi, into which tho occupant moved only ye-terrtay, imd apri ad riipdly in %|| din Hons. The ntmost i ffV'rta of the fltvinon i'ouM only confine ita destructive i rogrcsu to the lunitn above mentioned. Kvery lawyer'a o(llc? In lh? ity, all Ihn hunks, two liotala, the Post tMtrv, Hit etprnes snd telegraph ofth e , nil tho dry good*, honk, and clothing storiw In th? city, the I uil? d Hiales Quirlcr. m t< r, <'omml?"ary nn l Pension'HII -1, the new dep t (yet untini tied), the Ay tii'<r?|?i'er ofllce, md many other iinildiiigx, in all numbering m >r? than forty, and occupied an th place* of business of rooru I ban a limu dr<d individnsl* and Arm*. w?w burned. Many paved portions or the whole of their at?ck, whilf, others lost everything. The banks succeeded in saving all their pa|?ers and tre?uure The flro waa fctidoubiedlp th" work of an Incendiary. Tho Ioases cannot now h? eatimato<l, tint they cannot fall short of half a million doilnrs ^estimate of the amount of insurance hat yafc been tnad?