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NEW YORK HERALD.
JAVIE3 CORDON SENNET ~
PSOPR IETOR.
JAMES CORDON BENNETT, JR.
MANAGER
IIROARWAY AND ANN STREET.
All business or aows leUcra and telegraphic despatches
niu?t be Addressed Nsw York Hsrami.
I etters and psckajjos should bo properly g?alal
Rejected communications will no! be return > 1.
Volume XXXII No. viH7
AMt'HKMENTS TIM> KVENIN'i.
BltOAI>WAY THEATKB. Br??dw??. corner of Broome
street.?Jaok Caob.
minn::ivki if .iirui-n.' \l. <1, >.,-t. M,.
or iiViummo.
WORREM. SMTER*' NEW YORK niK.VTRK, oppo it*
Navr Yuri Hotel -Vsonr. u< Ua?
french THEATRE. Four lean til street aul Sixth a??.
But ?T.iu 'Iiunj Ul'.-iiei* or (It ;oe<i. in.
OLYMPIC THEATRE, Hru-idwiy.?Rir Van \Vi.vkui.
RriWERY THEATRE. Jlowery. nrir Cam! atrsrt.?
(Ihiijii, iu tub oxoit* of \ Kons'i l.trs?Tuti Tuoulbs.
HERM AN S7ADT Til \ l"ER 45 and 47 Bowery.-Om
M i, >i-?r Itutna ZUX Mar:?TiE.N J no ww Mann.
FIFTH AVEVfl-, TUB ?.TK'<, Vo?. 3 and 4 Wmt Tvrentr.
Ijh ,i ? Diai'.m i?Vo;> Mv'.i ;'0K Hoou NafUitu
TIIP.VTC COMTQt'K. 5U B.-oudway WUITB, COTTON
AND -.-I liirl.KT'a Ml.NSTRkl.N
KAN FBASCtRCO MINSTRRIiN. ,VW Broadway.-EraiO
r IS E~T.iBT.ltAIIBI.TH, tlBOlMi, I'l.NCIMI AND He til H - i J 1.
KEI.r.Y * l.EOJTK MINKTRF.f.K, T.M Proalw.y -So.njj,
I>iNC?i, KC( KNTRICITtki. V. PHI ? JUES. At'.
tory > tstoivk v ik'fkk it i ruwu.-y. ?r nit
Voi'aliik N?<iro Minstd sr. llUKiKsjims.
K1011r.I AVCNUE 01' 'ItA HOl'<E. corner Tlilrtr-I uri.li
tree'..?k.noiso, I'a.s llotr.-ksijuit and Pantobimm.
BETIiP/'.M AMERICAN THEATRE, 47.' Broad .v?f. Bau.nr.
vahi*k. 1'an.omibk. Bi.hi.hsai, i. jtp.
AMERICAN INSTITi'TK I' -to li ?tr -el. ? Git ind
fuiinnioN or National Iniii'thia:. I'hoducta.
CFNTHaE PARK \ mpji ITil EAT he, corner of Fiftyninth
iti'Art hl.'I N.i.h uremic.
nrtOT.KV.-l or-ryt.V 1I0CAK. Brooklyn.? Ennwtl
MlNSTRHUY. IiAl'ADSAMU It OR I * ?1tU?M
BKOOKi.YN OPERA HOLSE, Williamsburg.?Wo* as
IK WlIITr
NTB YORK MI'SEI M OK ANATOMY, C>3 Broadway ?
toiMM ..so Am.
TRIPLE SHEET.
Nrw York. Tur?day. Nrpnimbor J. ISK7,
w ?* aa ii w i.
EUROPE.
The new report by the Atlantic cablo is datod yesterday
aft era Aon, ?eptainber 23.
Gsribal I. was at Arrozo, forty miles from Florence.
Tho funeral of the policeman who lost his life daring
the Femun rescua riot in Manchester waa largely attended
by the respectable citizens of the town.
At the city of Paris races tho horse Patricien woo the
grar.d pr.zs.
Consols rated at 01 for money in I.ondon in the
afiornooa Five-twenties wore at 7V4 in London.
Tho Liverpool cotton market opened quiet, with middling
up'and" a' 03?d at noon. Breadstuff's quiet.
Provisions slightly advaticod.
THE CIT1.
Ttie City Council met yosterday, but no business of
tnuch interest was transacted in eltber Board A reso- (
lutiou in the lower P.oard, to sup tho pay of those niotn
sufficient excuse*, was reforred to tho Committee ou Law.
Tlio Hoard of Supervisors met yosterday and passed a
number of bills lor work and materia1* used in the cou tructioo
of the new ( ouoty Court House.
The Board of Audit met yis.'erdav and hoird tlio case
of tiu JrCmne Association. It was a claim of $12,'J0S
for county advarUsinr, and snath r of $1,700 for city
advertising, which bos been running on since I'd.' No
other c.vo of auy ; .xttal interest came up. ,
The oxpre's c*.- of the Merchants' T'nion Express
C'o.npiny sttact "d t * tho t ontreal train from Albany,
which arrived here on Saturday night, was found locked 1
by tho officer', and < u breaking tho door open It was
(I hoovered that 179,000 bad l>een stolen uud the nunsengor
was missing. A nolo was found from bim, ho*,
evsr, stating thai it was oil right and ho would bo back
on Monday.
The case of Call: \ift, Allen an I other.?, charged with
frauds in ths Collector's office In Ibooklyu, was before
t ommlssionor Nswton yesterday; but a discussion cna.t"l
among lbs lawyers as to whether all the parties
should b# tried together or separately, and t'.io examination
was finally p stpeiicd until Wednesday.
Tn" stock ttiarko* was linn yesterday inorn tig, but
afterwards became weak and unsettie), and closed in a
setui-panic Uovsrnaisnt securities were dull. (lold
was unsettled, au.1 cl" "d at 143.
There war little anonatun in the marke'* ves'orday,
but previous prices were demanded in almost all Instances
Ciffi o w.vs s'< ?dy. Cotion we? dull and
hesvy tin 'Change, flour was dull, bf ivv and 10a. a
20c. lower on the common and medium v d- s Wheat
eontiauctl irregular. -Spring was Lea* v n.i to.vcr,
wins wiuter wr.is t.i go id demand and be'tt r. 1 orn and
oat* were active anl higher. l'erk and led ed.< d dull
and heavy, while beef was steady. l"Y . is s-ere
lower. Naval stores woro dull and depressed. I'o'.rolcum
was without decided cluing*.
The msrket for be >f catlto w.aa active and Closed firm
at the following quotations, via:?IrttjC. a 17c. for xtra,
16t^c, a lflc. for prime, 14'.'a. a 15c. for flrst quality,
lie a 13c, for ordinary, and 10'. a 11c. for inferior.
About 1,690 bead were on sale. Milch cows wero in
belter domaud and higher; tho inquiry wr.ua principally
for prime, which sold ut $110 to $126. Oilier knds
r*ng?d at from $.'>5 to $96. Veal calvea ware in fair demand
and ateady at 12'. a l'df.c for extra, 11c. n 11 *gc.
for prime, and 8 ,c. a l?l;r. for inferl?r to good. Sheep
and lambs were in good demand and clo?ed very firm at
about last week's pr res. fthesp ranged at froai 6'^c. to
t^e., and iambs 7*,' a 8',.-, The latter were scarce.
The hog market was dull and In avy and prices were \a.
to per ib. |.>ne- Tt.irnr car load* sold at the fort.Aih
afrttAf varHd t* :i si (or hAK'i V nrillio torn
fed, 7',e. a 7liiv f? r fair to good, and Ac. a 7c for rem.
most and r u.ii. Tlia u-tal recatpts were 7,307 beeves,
41 cjws. 1,600 veal calns, SO,27* sheep and larch*, and
30.113 wir.a.
riSCELLANF.OUS.
Advices from the Mat ot war n Paraguay state that
tha allies wee ly:ng ldla before Uumatta, hiving n.ade
no further advance since their first eocccse.
In tbe Constitutional Convention yeaterdiy Mr. Curtis
movfd an adlournment until tbe second Tuesiay ia
November, which vr.it tattled under the rule. The cona
deration of the reports on floancee and duals was
resumed, brit there being no quorum present, an adjournment
t-H)g place before any bus:nee* we* tr inserted
a republican eatsc-.s was afterwards held in
the Henste chamber,
tiovemor Browniow and the Vavor of Nashville are at
odd* regardng the power of appointing election offlrsre
for tho ?otu iu ? !f toa m K**hville. Two tsof ofTiiort
have t??en epp >tnto-l, one set by each of the two dls>
putnnis. Brown'-ow threaten* the municipal anthcrtt es
with his militia f tl y persist, and the city authorities
have appealed to IV-i b-ut Johnson. A Woody c-I isla
ia consider 1 martniut, and C u*ral Co per, or the
State Ouard, IBCohCcn'rat u; u- ops at Nashville.
Our special doepawh from Key West states H at the
yell >w fever on t e I'ry 1 irlugei hae assuioed a nioro
mat grant form. It t' estimated that oaettuth of the
entire D'initier of soldier* and prisoners ou the is!and
have died since the fever cornmoneM its ranges. The
T'oiteJ S ate* steamer Yucca Is at 1'ortress Wonr e with
'seven cases of rellow fsver on board. Tho British
steamer Narva arrived at the New York Quarantine yes
ler lay from Kev West. whers she ba* b?en eucacsl in
the work o. laying the Cuba telegraph cable, sane las
lest fourteen persons by tbo yellow fever since ergte ng
In tbe work, and I* now In quarantine with four esse*
os board. Tnere were oue hundred an J forty-sit uvstlis
Is New Orleans during tbe last two days.
Judge Resse, of tba Sup nor Court of August*. Ca,
NKWjrORK
re'uses to obey the order of Goneial Tope reforrtng to
qua'..Aeatioua for Jurors. Geir'rul IVpo ha* asked him
to tesigu or curry out the lew, aul bo refuses to do
either,
3u Jgs Kionoy ?ruw r~ the charge* against htm of misappropriation
of public money so I of fraud iu th > dispesal
of go<Hl? sent to itio Indiana at Fort Hut Kearny,
wh.io he nil Imbuti agont there, by tho statement of
Mr. Mil, the Ialian Commissioner, who My* that no
public money woe over placed ip Judgo Kmuay's bauds
by that deportment, that no good* were ever s4h? J?
Fort Flu! Keerny, and that Judge Kinney never wan an
Iud.aa agent there or any whore else.
General Sheridan was Serena led by the Washington
l>oaU of the Uraud Army of the Republic last niiht.
Mo made a short speech thanking the parly for the
honor, lbs baud thon proceeded to where General
Sickles was stopping, and in answer to a similar compliment
he made a ? poocli of 30ine length.
Geoeral Smith, at Leavouworth, Kansas, yosturday, In
answer to s request from tho contractors on tlio I'uctflc
Railroad to furnish more troops to protect ttio laborers,
rnnliiwt Hist h.l hail nnnn In in9? Wn nilhhah lo-tUv
detailed accounts of the couucils of U19 Pooce Commissioner*.
General Rousseau arrived at San Franclsooon Sunday
en route for his now command in Walrnss.a. Sovoral
emigrants from tho Slates, also bound for the now possessions
and a fortune, arrlvod in tho same ateatuer.
General Ord has appointed a former slave and business
manager of JortT Davis to he a Jualico of tbo 1'oace.
captain General Manxano, ef Cuba, was taken ill at
Itavuna on Sunday, and became so much worse yesterday
that tho charge of the government of tho island
was placed In the bands of Count Bulmo/.ado.
The United State* sloop-of-war Dal^, one of tbo practice
squadron, fur whore safety learn have foreomo timo
boon entertained, arrived at tbo Naval Academy at Annapolis
on Uie 221 inst.
Toe Coroner's jury in tbe c.isa of Johu Fitxslmmons,
who eas killed by policeman Wells 011 Saturday night
In Albany, rendered a verdict In accordance with the
facts and exonerating ibo oflWr. One juryman, however,
iKs3ented from tbo latter portion of tbo verdict.
A savings bank in Norway,'Oxford county, Mo., was
rohbod of olevau or Iwoivo tliou^an I dollars on .Saturlay.
The Itepubllcnn I'nrtv ntid llie ApproachInn
Stnto Elections.
Tho republicans ot this Commonwealth moot
in State Convention nt Hyracuso to-morrow for
tho purpo-u of nominating a State ticket and
platform. From (ho manifest design of the
p rtv leaders in (lit Consti'u ional Convention
to put off Iho tost question of negro suffr.'igo till
n-'xi spring we gue-o that Mii< Syracuse assemblage
will also postpone* (h'.s issue to a more
convenient season. That tho party loaders
and m lingers throughout tho country are
alarmed in reference to the approaching clec
lions in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Now York,
cannot to doubted. Their apprehensions are
betrayed in thoir explanations of the late results
in California and Maine, and in their appeals
lo each other and their followers everywhere
io east aside all personal disputes and all side
issues, in order to present a solid an l unbroken
front against tho advancing columns of the
enemy. The Times of this city, which, since its
daring adventure into the Philadelphia Johnson
Convention, has been on the back track to the
radical camp, (insures its readers that the late
elections furn'sh no ovideuce of a political
reaction; that no siens of such a thing can l>e
found anywhere; Hint (he republican lines
remain intact and unshaken; but still it
appears there is danger from extraneous i-sir s,
and that the republican rnuP not suppose that
the power which they hold ctu be prolonged
without nn effort.
Now, we hold the ground thai the elections
of this year, beginning with that, of Connecticut,
indicate that tho tide is on the turn, that
in last year's elections tho republican party
reached their topmost hi^li wator mark, and that
in abandoning the sound and pooular plaliorins
upon which those elections were carried they
arc nil adrift. If they flat! their new ultimatum
of univer.-nl negro suffrage uphill work,
even in Ohio, and if t'e y lied it convenient to
evade this question for tho present in New
York, it i> be tiuse thoy aro losing the public
confidence in their l.ot" d -parlures from tho
line of policy laid before the people, ami approved
by tho people, from Maine to California,
In last year's elections, and with an emphasis
unparalleled in our political contests. A?,
liowevcr, poor Pierce and the democrndc psrty
were curled away to destruction l>y their
vanity and folly in consequent of their great
triumph of 1852, so the republicans appear to
have concluded from their successes of IS'JG
that their power had become too great to be
disputed and that they could do anything that
pleased them.
A tew little sklrmhehoo liaro served not only
to remove tlds vain conceit, but to satisfy tho
party lead -rs that us matters now stand before
ill people there is no relian?v to bo planed n
last year's republican majorities of Aflc.-n,
twenty, thirty, forty and flfiy thou ;and, since,
by deivult, if you nl~t\v, a California majority
o< twenty thou*ind has b en fi-ii.tevd away,
.m 1 a mijority in Maine has be >n re luce I from
twenty-seven thousand to e'even thousand, on
c 1 irge total vote, in a sin do year. Wo hold
tha' such results on both sties of the Continent
a' the natno time indicate llio oxis-etice ol some
general and pervading causes of ropu<>licati
apathy an I demoralisation, aud n general reaction
in the drift of public opinion which for shadows
llio near approach of a groat political
revolution.
Personal quarrels and jealousies, restrictive
liquor laws and Sttinl iy prohibitions of cider
an 1 lager beer, will not serve n? explanations
of these late republican loss >s; for it
is apparent that the same apathy prevails
in tho party ranks in Pennsylvania
and everywhere olse that lias boon developed
from Connecticut to Maryland. The
true explanation lies in the departure of Congress
from the platform of Southern reconstrnct
on submitted to and approved by the Northern
Slates, an l in the subst'tution of the extreme
radical programme of universal n gro
sufTYago and negro supremacy in tho South.
Hence the radical lute and cry of impeachment
a ainst Andrew Johnson meets with no encouraging
responses from the rank and file of
the republican party; and hence the radical
design of worrying General CIrint out of
Johnson's Cabinet has Ignnlly failed. Southern
reconstruction, it is seen, under the present
laws of Congress, is sure to place the control of
ton or eleven Of the Southern States In the
hands of the ignorant and credulous blacks
who but yesterday were released from the
darkness and degradation of Southern slavery.
Nam >.11y enough, thinking men, in looking lo
t' ? probable conscquonces of this startling revision
of our political system, recoil from the
thrcatenol dan er. Herein, wo contend, lies
the secret of this reaction against the party in
power ; and from Pennsylvania an I Ohio wo
ox; oet in Octeb r s iw evidoneo upon the
ubject which will s.%?i<f,- Cong ess Itself that,
bro id as are the requirements of the revolution
connected with the aboli of slavery, It 1ns
ti l i s motes and bound ?rW, beyond whi. h
it is dangerous to gfc
HERALD, TUESDAY, S
Tfc? Fifty Million l.onn.
TheMov*c'i> financial question appears to
li? ns nit to bo!vc as lias been tbo revolutionary
problem. Tito - latter, happily, lias
reaebel daylight, anl li^re ia hopo ot peace.
StiS 1, there is much depending upon the ability
of tbo Mexican* to support themselves until
suoh a time as their financial system, turned
into vigorous channels, will give them suflioiont
funds to moot t'10 exp'ndlurres of the government.
Ti.4 pos:ntf* 2f ^-lr
day is, financially, elm i'-r to 7 ;it it was just
previous to the allied invasion. At vi,Qt time,
so exhtiumve had been the rule of Sip ditf rftii
parlies in power, there v/as absolutely noth'ng
loft with which t^ carry on the government,
from clay to day. Of the revenues roceived
upon French imports but eight per cent was
available for government use; wbilo upon
English imports all but Iwcnty-flve per cent
had b'?cn plodged for payments to foreign
bondholders. Tho30 pledges still remain,
an I Mexico c.-m?* Into bor new lito sod l!ud
with a pcore of treaties which liamyr her exchequer.
Efforts have alrondy .1 oen msdo with our
Congress, by those inte osted in restoring tho
Mexican financed .to a healthy condi ion, to
have us guarantee a Mexican loan of fifty millions
of dollars. No diroct application lias
beon made to ua for aid by the Mexican goverr.mout;
but tho parties in'oresled fancy tlid
we, Dun Qu'xotc like, are will.ug, in o ir reckless
ex'rav gance, lo look about t e world for
opporiuuit es to do bai'.Io for o'hors and prop
(hem ii |> by an oxtrt issue of gro -ubneks. ThoMexicans
nev. r coked us for money ovon in
the darkest days of (heir misfortune even
when their govo.anient was driven to our llio
(Jrai.de f oati?r. Wo can rc.rccly in di-ni'y
proffer thorn a service which (i.ey refuse to ask
from us, and which, w re we to offer, they
might rcjoc*. In a practical view of tho question
it would be fol'y for the M xioans to
saddle themselves with a debt lo the United
States, for of the proposed amount (hey would
probably uot r.oeive more than twenty
millions. It is well known that of
the fifteen millions which Mexico was to
receive for tho Cal fornia and Arizona purcha-o,
not move (h n live inill.ons ever reached
the Mexican Treasury.
Were wo to pour into Mexico (he results of a
fifty million loan, it would bo !ho worst thing
wo could do for our republican neighbor. The
money would not 1 si two years, and at the
end of tlmt time what would be the support of
a people who had beon taught that -they must
not look to their own resources, but to foreign
aid, to maintain their government ? If they
iravo not the elements within themselves to
regenerate their government financially, then j
thoy arc a people al-ealy pa it resuscitation ;
aii'l whatever money wo might lend to them
would only bo the first st p towards taking
possession of their country. The guarantee of
a fifty million loau by out Congress mea is
additional corruption at Washington an l the
annexation of Mexico.
We Lave a great iutcr. st In tiio prosperity of i
Mexico, for we ar so closely linked with hor I
geographically that mnoh of our future progress
depends upon her advancement Uonco
it Is unwise lor us to do any hing which will
retard Lor bom soeking wiiiim herself the
means of national salvr.tion. That she possesses
nil th elements for solfsrestoratlon there
is no question. She has them, too, in at least
equal ratio with llio United Slates, when considering
the relative population of the two
countries. The Mexican silver minoa alone
li tvo yielded, through the worst wars, not less
than thirty-five millions annually. Upon this
product they reap a yearly rm etmo of tivo per
cent for export duly. Th s is the ouiy industry
through ail the Mexican trouhi-w which has |
rem lined untouched. Tiiey have wisely saved
?!. . H.-l 1...0 ?!..? ?.1 1,.? .... Tl.i. :i_?
il UU U fin ??r> -J HI V, * / I viv41 v;/ ",. &II13 PllVUI
product may be ineroa.-?ed enormously, r.nd
with pence illicit in three y ra'f. reach one bundro
I million dollars. Add to I ho revenuo
received from iiis source tint which comes
from imports, and cv -n at the lowest ebb of tho
Mcxic.n finances there is ?vn annual revenue
ot about fi'faea in llions iufnlvr.
0 i tho lot ot July, lrf?7, the Mexican foreign
debt amounted to?
Engl *li debt $69,311, do T
,S;i:iui ll dool U MK>,t)s6
Ftvucb ilobl ii,SiS,l'XT
tjui , $e:.(we>30
To'hia we may ad.I acknowledged capitalised
claims ant unpaid iuteres1, which swells
ihe told l> $91,932,175. Adding to this amount
the claims which e*is< iu the United Slates,and
it may be said that the Mexican foreign debt
to-day is about one hundred million dollars.
The war claims of Frsuco wo do not tako into
consideration. Mexico Las swn-n to iuakowar
for a lrin lro<l years rather than pay them. As
regards tho English debt, Mexico yearly pays
the interest through Hellish peril iy; for tho
English men-of-war annually smuggl Irom the
Mexican Pacific coast amounts of silver wh^ch
h ive in niugle instances reached fire millions
of dollars?as witness tho case of tho British
man-of-war Calypso a fow years since.
The true way for Mexico to set'.lo her financial
question is to appoint some able financial
agent to purchase her bonds at a low figure,
and for these issue a consolidated bond, the
interest upon which will Le guaranteed by Lor
customs revenues. The whole Mexican debt
could be bought up to-day for twenty millions
of dollars, while Mexico could readily pay
the interest on two hundred millions of dollars
and not feel it; of course, providing that h.-r
finances are well m inaged. As a guarantee of
their good management, the Custom Houses
should each receive a rupervisor to attend to
the interests of the bond holders until the
country becomes thoroughly settled. Tbo
internal custom houses, which weigh liko a
curse upon Mexican progress, should at once
bo abo'ished ; ur.d for the support of the State
governments a direct tax upon real estate
should bo imposed. This has never yet been
done, although tho Mexican constitution of
1857 provides for tho forinor.
Mexico Is abler to-day to support fior debt
than is tho United Stat a. She has element* ol
wealth within her terri<ory which equal if not
surpass our own. A slaMo government,"sand a
wise administration of her financial system,
will soon free her from all incumbrances. The
problem can bo boot solved by her own state*
men. If she, directly or indirectly, looits tt
the United Stab s for support, it Is tho best
evhl mce of the inability ol bar pec plo to mak<
use of the elem mts of prosp rity which na'.un
has placed in their hand*, and it be >kens
moreover, tho early <V?Molntion of theli
nationally*
EPTKMBBR 24, 1867.-TRI
Itnilual OrwortllMitUR^TIie Mlnte Con.
vrnttan.
The thorough demoralization of the radicals
appear* nowhere in a clearer or more ridiculous
l ght than in too present position of our
State Convention. This wonderful bo ty has
tinkered away all summer at a constitution,
and it has one, at last, nearly complete. The
Conven'ion was a radical machine, and it made ,
the constitution, of ooarso, in the rad.cal taste,
hlling it with all the extravagances of tht)
ultra leaders, and baeditrj not at nil thg practical
reqnirem n;a of our praciiccl people. It
is easy to un.le: stand how thoy cartel0 do
this. had turned the heads of the
republicans. At The commencement of the
w ar this republ cad party seemed to the people
the one most idon.ifl J jvith '.he nationaicau.se,
and the m sses therefore rallied to it to save
the country. People did not like the par y
altogether, and did not like the men of which
it was to some ext *nt made up ; but they overlooked
minor points, with greater ones at
si ike, and joined h in is round this party as a
working organ isation to aavo the Union.
Hones it b 'Caaio groat It behaved i.self
well tor awiiile, and the people began to
respect it They oven began to listen
with some p i.n e to tha cxlravttgauces
of the wilder lead era. The rebellion
was put down nd the republican parly
was disposed to bo moderate i i triumph.
1 ho people like I this also. -Republicans put
Ibnv.rd tho wiso amendment to the eem'itution,
nd the people gave il their suffrages
w 111 what almost seemed unanimity. Iicre the
republican leaders began :o lose themselves.
Tliey did not understand this triumph. They
supposed tb it they we o the nation; that they
own d in fco simplo all the magnificent vole
o:i which thoy carried the country; that they
could do what they pleased, and owed 110
re poet whatever to ihc p -ople. 80 each leader
fe I to saddling tho party with somo vanity
hi-* own?0:10 with prohibi ory tariff, ano
with compulsory temperance, a third with suffrage
for women, while all tho old abolition,
nig rer worshipping clique clamored that tho
only thing want.ng for the millennium was to
give votes to tha Southern niggers and tako
thjin nw.17 from the Southern white moo.
Just as each leader was trying to iaslen his
nwn " i(]t?n" tn Mm nnrtv nrinpinl^ lhf>
party beg in lo hear from Iho people again.
There c .rno an election in Connecticut in which
the republican voters stayed at home and permit'
ed their ticket to bo beaten. There came
another in Vermont, in which Iho victory
was far iroin inspiriting ; another in Maine,
showinj a great decrease in republican
majorities; while far away California
matched Connecticut with positivo victory
for that som (me unlicard of thing, an
opposiiion. Maryland showed (he case oveu
more clearly. Uor peoplo voted on a constitution
made in a spirit very distinctly hostile
to all this nigger suffrage tendency, and it was
seen that her republican voters would not declare
against that constitution, but permitted
it to bo curried by a very largo majority. All
these warnings have begun to open the eyes
of the radicals, who supposed they owned the
country, and now fill thera with natural alarm.
Their demoralization is most apparent in
Albany. Radical leaders there hold in ihcir
hands the constitution made this summer, before
their eyes were opened?the constitution
containing the whole radical scheme, nigger
suffrage and all. It is a while elephant that
llvov know not wh it to do with?an internal
machine that may at any moment blow them
all to pieoos. They have made this constitution,
and they daro not submit it to the people;
lor it is a dead certainty that to go before the
people now with such a programme would be
certain destruction, tbat it would revolutiouizo
the Stale, and th it the lost vestige of radicalism
would be swept away in a whirlwind of popular
vongeame. Worse than all, it is impo-<siblo
for litem to hide or even disguise their
dilemma. To burke this constitution, as sonio
propose, would bo as bad as to present it; and
to present it would bo evident ruin. In their
frl.ibt, in their consternation, in the general demoralization
that has seized upon these cr.izy
I aders, is seen the ccriainly of the triumph ot
popular ileos by a tremendous majority in our
next election. The people will not go before
lie accepted amendment to Um nat onal constitution,
an l the party that asks their votes on
that basis will win.
AfTntrtt in Icnljr.
I alian -flairs have not yet settled down into
a state which prom soe to be permanent. Some
sr doubtless of opinion that wo have had Italy
and Rome and Victor Emanuel an i Garibaldi ad
ruP!8t-im. In spite, however, of our likings nnd
didikings, the world rolls on nnd the wheel of
fortune turns up new rcnil's nni creates new
expectations. Garibaldi has undo Victor
Emanuel King of Italy; Victor Emanuel i?, 110
doubt, grateful; Garibaldi has made np his
mind to make Victor Em inuol King in Rome,
and we have little doubt that Victor Emanuel
will be more grateful to Garibaldi than ever.
Aspromonto was a sad mistake?a mistake as
much, and perhaps more, on the part of the
King of Italy as on the part of tbo ex-candle
maker of Slaton Island. It is a question
whether Aspromonto will bo repented.
Our yesterday's telegrams relating to tho
affairs of Italy wero interesting. Garibaldi,
who boa long boon threatening war (In spite
of tho Peace Congress at Genera), has at last
proclaimed it, declaring that the time has come
to giro to "the Eternal City its ancient supremacy
as tho capital of tho Italian kingdom."'
Victor Emanuel has issued a counter
proclamation, in which he forbids all Italians,
under tho severost pains and penalties, to take
any part in the movement against Rome. The
l'ope, again, denounces tho Italian government
for proposing to sell the lands of the
Church. We havo thus a threefold difficulty.
Victor Emanuel quarrels with Garibaldi and
the Pope quarrels with both.
It will not surprise us to learn that, In spite
of a quarrel between Victor Emanuel and
Garibaldi, and in spite of tho feelings, of the
' Emperor of the French. Rome has fallen into
the hands of the Italian government. Victor
Emanuel may bo opposed to tho course proposed
by Garibaldi or he may not; but Victor
i Emanuel is as anxious to havo Romo for his
headquarters as Garibaldi can bo to give it
> him ; and it Is very doubtful if Louis Kapolfior
t will von'ure to Interfere should Heme hi (?,<
i mtkt fall into tbo hands of the Italian*. Tin
s Italians havo no desire to do injury th<
' p.-fs >n nf his Holiness or to detract from tlu
r i dl^nl y ef his sacred offioo. If the Pbpe, there
I fore, is ti >t uunocessarilf stubborn, m arrange
PLB SHEET.
ment satisfactory to the Italian kingdom. and
not disadvantageous to the Holy See, nuy be
come to before we are aware. It matters Uko
the turn which we are disposed to believe
they will take, another serious blow v.'ill hum
been givoa to the prestige of Napoleon.
-
Yrtlaw Fever lu ilic Month*
The Gulf States have b, on a -veroly scourged
this fall by one of the ino?t terrible visitations
t>? Provldonee?namely, yellow fever. Evjry
mail and telegram brings the same sad intelligence
of hundreds of viotims bein^ carried to
their graves, and of the oxoJus of those who
escaped the fearful malady. In Texas and
New Orlo&n* Jho disease is most malignant, and
the mortality is of A nature sutBcleni to str.ke
terror into the hearts' 0* the survivors. The
proportion of suff-rers is, however, terribly on
the side of Northern people living in itiose
districts. That circumstance alotie ought to
arouse the sympathies of our capital sta, independent
of the common feelings of humanity
towards distressed follow creatures. If the real
state of the sufferings of the people of the Gulf
Stales from yellow favor was laid before the
public of tho North by our health authorities,
and means of alleviating this distress suggested,
there would be, undoubtedly, an
instant and adequate answer given by tho metropolis
at least Let there b a proper and
responsible land inaugurated and the real
at it; of lbs caso lail before our people, and
their g-merous, humane and noble fo dings will
at once rcpoud to the call. The facts of (h
caso are 1 irlrendlng. Our eorrospondent
from Galveston says that the yellow lever has
been decim iting tiiat city for tho last two
months, and that nin hundred deaths occnrr d
from the end of July to tho early part of the
present month. Sixty-four died at Now Orleans
within the twenty-four hours cu ling at six
o'clock* 011 Saturday morning. At Corpus
Christi, Indlanola, Houston, and other towns,
the mortality is of the most fearful kind,
ihcse facts will suffice to arouso tho sympathies
of all in the Nor h, and they call lor immediate
assistance. Some of those cities resemble vast
hospitals, and are deserving objects of commiseration.
Let aid be given them at onto,
and with unsparing hand.
Wlini la (loins On In tlio Noutlif?How (las
(ho Praali'.ovt Atdeil Keconntmcllon ?
Tho returns of registration in the South are
sufficiently complete to establish the fact that
the negroes and their whito sympathisers are
in a majority in nt least seven out of the ten unrocons.'ructod
States. In Virginia the whites are
in an apparent majority; but it is not known
how many ot thorn ire of the radical stripe, who,
of course, will cast their lot aud their ballots
~i4i. 4u~:- k??ii...An tU/i
wibii nji'ir uuiuiuu mruwiu^ buv
radicals out ot view for the time, the question
becomes interesting, How far has President
Johnson aided reconstruction t Being lately
called upon by certain politicians, for the purpose
of U'giag him to reopen registration in
the South, ho informed them that he "could
not do so without incurring certain risk of
impeaohment, and admitted that the reconstruction
laws confer on tue District military
commanders sole control over registration.
His only power of interference was the removal
of commanders when they failed to
execute the laws in accordance with his views
ol their legal construction." There is the
whole story in a nutshell. It can bo
imagine.I from this how tar the President
has proceeded in his policy of reconstruction,
lie lias, in reality, himself given the South
entirely over to ttio negroes, aud although bo
has removed cortain radical idols from their
| military positions, he has in no manner effected
a change in tbo radical Congressional mode of
reconstruction, nor ameliorated the rigors of
the double star and shoulder slr<tp rule undor
which the white pooplo of tho South are
laboring. Instead, therefore, of the radicals of
nil shades blazing away at JoLuson (or his
attempts to pnt in force liis peculiar reconstruction
policy, they ought to vote him a gold
medal tor the aid ho has contributed to their
doctrine of turning over every unreconstructed
Southern State into tho hand* of the negroes.
He has done this booauso he could not help
himself, and the radicals are acting most preposl
-rously in abusing him for aiding tie ru in
carrying out their niischiovous, irritating and
abominable plana of reconstruction.
CONFLICT OF AVTHOXffV if USHf'LI.E,
SffCiAl TtLECmB TP THE HERALD.
ItiSlrnliy ns lo Who Shnll Conduct the
ftn.hv llle Itlcrl< n-l'rttrlamniloaa of ihr
l.tvxrior and M*)*r-l'rMi??cl of n Collision.
N.rxnvti.i*, Tt nn , .?"pr. 3",, l?fl7, 1
9 o'( l> k 1*. M. f
A oonfliot of authority has arisou between Governor
Brownlow an J tho city authorities r. j to who la the
proper party to appoint ollicors to conduct the oleclion
which takes place hern on Kit onlay. Tho Kesistratlon
ConiraiM-ionore havo appointed one set or oflloeni, by
direction or tbo Governor, oh lo the City < ouncil has appointed
another Bet. The Governor has 1-siiod a proclamation
threatening miliiii iuiarie- nee If the civil
anlhoritiea pers;?i, while Mayor Brown baa laauod a
proclamation Inatatinff that the city nppoltitooe will
eiiperintend the elccuon. General Cooper is now coocentr.itlny
mlbila here. On the olber hand lha Mayor
will swear lu a lar/e number of axtra police to reaiat lite
tnllitln If nccewnry. A bloody collision Is imminent If
Fome party does not bark down. Hresidont Jobnsou has
been appealed lo by tbo city authorities.
JUDICIAL INSUBORDINATION IN SEOiMUA.
Jnrtffo Reese Refuses lo Cnrry Out Grseral
Pope's Jnrv Orders?He Is Keqsrst'jd to
It aalttn. htlt Wflll^lewllliiiHiaiilnn Hnl wria.m t
Judge and Ike (lenrrnl.
ArottsTA, (3a., .cept. fj&, 1W7.
Judgo Reeae, of tho Superior Court, wrltc< to General
Pop* lb at bo cannot carry out the recent joyy ordcra, the
erne being In violation of tbe laws of 9 eorgia and tho
State and federal constitution.
Judge Reeee claims thai registration Is entirely
optional and not compulsory, and because a man who
may be otherwise a loyal citisen d oos not register it is
no reason why he should be excluded from aorving on a
Jury.
General Tope replies that ',he military bills gtre him
tho right to set aside any le.w or the State which cotnoe
In couflict with Ihe minis n t>ul. Orders No*. 63 and 35
were issued by virtue c'g the power vested In hlin by
Congress. He conat<,j()rs me jury order* necessary to
the execution ?l tho? reconstruction acts, wtnrh became
Isws lu Who inanner> provided by tho constitution. A*
that question has t>con presented to the .supreme Court,
end tttat tribune', nas decided it had no Jurisdiction, the
further c >nshl( .ration of thai question by the subordinate
tnil'tary orJ^jdlotal officers is scarcely admissible
General I pp* concluded by requiring Judge Keese to
carry out pi( orders. Judgo Reese in a second letter
?" - ov? / similar grounds as at first, arriving at tba concbtalor,
th?t he cannot conlorm lotlon ral Pope's orders,
''ul ' usll contlnuo the duties or his oltloo as heretofore
*D'?II prohibited. General I'ope then requested Judge
r.c?se to rosigo, which he reload to do. but oonsldcrs
his loiters as a positive prohibition against the lurtber
exero so of Judicial powers.
i. THE FUNERAL OF SIR FREOERiCK BRUCE.
S Bostoh, Sept. 23, 18<J>
; Tie following gentlemen will act as pallbearers at m*
, funeral of Sir Frederick Bruce, to-morrowS'?Governor
Bullock, Monsieur llertheney, French V,o sier Sena5
lor rumner, II J. Pratt, or tba Rt?;w Department;
. Samuel Hooper, Henry W. l,oogfeHe> Richard H Bav.
ard, Mayor Norcruea Tba CtMMT, |f(>UM ?u, M cloaed
from ten o'clock A. M, to cof ?* ui^t P. M.
1
' * '
THE PARAGUAYAH WAR.
fir ATUfiTiC CABLE. *
Tli? AKIfi n( a Klnml Siill Urforc flumaiii,
I.DNUOW, Sept 2U, 1MT.
Later ad/iocs from Rio Janeiro siala ittii at last acOjuu'rt
iVotu die scane of war the allied fare as bad made
no fufUer iJ?<auco aiaco tbeir success, sod were lying
Idto betare the Paraguayan fortifications at Human*
Oenoru Bartolomeo Mur.i woo In command of lbs ooinbinod
Bras Ian sod Argentina armies.
AMUSEMENTS.
It i .lorI at I lie French Theatre.
A full and briliiaul bduao welcomed tba grant Italian
(rap-v/i-twln bcr reappearance last night as Elimbotb,
Wo havo siroidy ead nsed the universal opinion tbat la
thin r'if. and in tbat of Maris Stuart, Raton has carried
biitorical obaraclorlzalioa to lie dimes. We need omtg
add tbat we have never eeea her eshibit more marreh
loualy the struggle between the pride of Elisabeth ae g
jueen end bor passionate love as n women. Esses, the
object Of that love, was admirably personated bf Bosses
who enhanced the effect of his skilful acting by suggest,
log throughout to the spectator bis possession of thai
reserved power which if, after all, the strongest weapow
<a the armory of either orator or actor. The new sad
splendid costumes of (he performers and the gorgeous
decorations of ttoo stage, especially in the third act, as
well as the drop curtain, with IU symbolic paintings of
Apollo awarding Worsts to the Prams and to Music, and
ot Posterity inscribing and transmitting fauie oo the
tablets of history, all evinced the determination of Mr,
Manager Urau to fulfl! his pro mi too to the public. The
decorations were especially prepared st Naples for Mr.
Crau. for whom also tbo drop curiam, the work of the
chief icons ; aintor at the Grand Opera, was pointed id
Par l
Rreadwajr Tlu-niic?For rear.
Mr Forrest's Macbeth ts familiar to m ?t th ?etrs<
goers la New York. It is an impersonation eosstsaiag
many merits and some delects. The rough, suldierty
energy with which ho receives lite prophocy of bis future
greatness, proceeds to the accomplishment of it by
the murder of his royal master, and is in the end roused
by the per,is ih.it thick.-n around him. is welt represented
by Mr. Forrest. lie makes the Thane of Cawdor
a blunt, fearless soldier, such as he should be. Still,
the well known mannerisms of Mr. Forrest in this character
detract greatly from his earnestness and energy.
His reading is faultless, excep in this par.
licular? that it is painfully studied acd aruflcbt.
The Tcntriloqulai voice i.icis that careless dash and
briM.|ueno.is that one would oxpect In such a character,
and the strongest situations are too palpably "stagey*'
to produce the intended oSoot. Mr. Forrest's* Macbeth
last night was wholly Forrest and not according to
Shuicspe.iro's definition or en actor. Mr. Burton Hill in tvo
admirnhlo and excellent actor, and his lianquo was um
excsptionabie in evory respect. Malamo 1'ouiai played
l.aily Macbeth very well, and the theatre maybe coagrai.uiniofl
on eucb an accession. There in little fault to
find with the rest of the cast. Under the experienced
direction of Mr. Moore the great tragedy km well
placed on the etage and was a success In all the subordinate
departments.
Bowery Tlu-atre.
Miss Lizzie Bernard, a promising young actress of the
Maggie Mitchell school, made her appearance on the
boards of the old Bowery last evening In Ortana, a new
sensation play by Mr. Maeder. As Oriana, tbe ill-used
little at'p-daugbter; Molly Finnegao, tbe Irish noo>
brette, and as Mademoiselle Mignon, the juvenile danume.
Miss Lizzie Bernard sustained a triple role with great
force and apparent ease, gaining much applause trout
the enthusiastic audience wbiob crammed the tbealr#
(roiu pit to colling. Mr. bludlev's acting of tbe drunks*
sot. Rtienue Mionon, was roally admirable, and the eem.
blauoe of delirium which he puis on in tho second aot
Is almost frightful in Ma intensity. Mr. Cunnlagbai*
gavo a fair rendering of the unprincipled but yet good*
hearted Lieutouant of the Guards, who Is the hero of
the plot; and tbe rest of the characters are ably
sustained, particularly ibat ol Mr. A. Poud. Orland
promt ns to have a run, and the engagement ot Mine
Bernard will doubtless prove a successful hit for thn
enterprising leasee of the Bowery. In the afterpiacn
last ovoniug of the Toodlos, that inimitable faroe e<k
well known to theatregoers, tbe principal character wad
sustained by Mr. Marston, wliosi comic powers and
reputation am current wherever tbe sock and buskin
reigu. In Toodiee he Is at home, and to say that la
much.
Man Francisco MinatrolaThls
favorite bouse Is nightly crammed with an en*
Ihusinllo audience and Its old prestige maintained at
its accustomed height. Light as are the theatrical ao<t
musical trifles which it offers as the pahulam of plea*
sure, slander and unsubstantial as is the basis which
they offer for a permanent reputation, they ore exeouted
with a finish and care which have already secured
the clioerful support of a discerning public, and plaoed
iliA iliiistrimia otmriAt Ilirrh WamhnM Rarnaol
ml Tiakun, in the trout rank or the (Articular branch
of tlie Thespian vocation to which thoy have devoted
tlioinsolve?. Tbe present programme is unusually attraclive.
The solo and chorus ringing in the Hrst part oflha
performance Is rendered with exquisite taste, and id
acrooably IntereiArued with a running Ore ol sparkling
and original witticisms, among which the bits at tka
Kxcise Taw are especially deserving of notice. The clog
dancing is oxtrnmeiv good, and the Conoy Island Fisher*
men niorit lutly the applause they receive. The eniars
taintuent closes with a nri.liaut little farce, Hilton Hons#
iSciiool, iu which tbe lively Kirch and tbe droll Bnokun,
ablv supported by tbe other risible stars of the company,
disport themselves in a maunor which provokes IU
mirthful feelings of the audience in a positively painlnl
degree.
The Brooklyn Opera House.
Last evening thn Brooklyn Opem House, on IhO
Corner of Fifth and South Fourth streets, was wall Ailed
with the representatives of the talout, fashion and
wealth of the Kastcrn district, to witness a performance
of Sheridan Knowios' Ore-act play, The Hunchback. Mia
Julio I loan had been engaged by tbe enterprising management
to snstaiu tho rfi'e of Julia, and that lady's well
cainod reputation doubtless coutr.buted very materially
lo swell tno receipts of tbn treasurer. As tho performs
unco progressed, la Dean's rendition Of the vr?l|
known character she p-rirayed with eo much ability
and truthfulnoss was highly ap(>reciaiod hy her auliewea,
wbu testifio I their approval by many hearty rounds of
R( piau.so. Tbe other characters were well sustained bjr
tbe moinbcrs of the slock company. Mr. Frank U?M
as Master Wslter, altbiuigh at times a littin florid la
stylo, received some well merited applause, as did aha
Mr. K. L Til ton in tbe part of 8>r nomas Clifford, and
Miss Annie Hefton, who sustained the rM? of Hel*a
with much sprighlliness and vigor.
TUE BOARD OF IMNIHTERN AT BUFFALO.
SPECIAL TELE6RA1 TO THE HERALD.
Burt'ALO, N. y., Sopt 2.% 1867,1
8 o'Clock P. M. f
A numlier of ministers Uavo arrived hero to be preetah
at the opening of the American aed Foreign Board of
Ministers, which moot In this city to-morrow, the
Hoard expert to be in aesslon daring the week. The
Rev. J. P. Thompson, of Now York, will deliver the
annual sermon.
A CIJAPTRR OF ACCIDENT!.
SPECIAL TELECNAIN JO THE HENAL!.
TiIosirrai., Sept. 23, N6F. I
8 o'Clock P M. J
A man was killed in this city Ibis morning by boh^
ran over by a train on the railroad. A little (J.ud who
was sitting on the track at tbo lima was liter?',iy cut to
pieces.
Four men were blown up on St. Hebef Head ible
morning. One of tbeui was mortally aed another seriously
wounded.
INTERNAL REVENUE MAIW'.tS.
The excitement In relation to t'jh Uleged frauds of tbe
K?ntuoky Bourbon Company ta dying away, and lie
place it teing supplied by al^horts of surmises as to whet
is to be the Collector in the Third (Calllco IN) di-tr.ct. A
number of applicants fro /n both political parties are la
Washington pressing it .eir respective claims; bat as yet
the fortunate appo nt /a j* not known. Meanwhile thh
Interests of the revr tut in tiio Third district aro being
looked arier by Dc^.py Collector Andrews, who Is anilously
awaittug B.o action of tlis He r-'ary of iho Treasury
to relieve '*iui <?f the respon* bility that the appointment
pro Ina nas devolved on hi ;n. The eiamioatl-a
of the ca*e of the Kentucky licirboi C mipauy w I. inks
place on tbe fir.et Wednosd it in October.
There was '.o meeting ot the Metropolitan Hoard ye*
terday, and .inly otio eeisnre wai n ported? that of tea
barrels of whSskev found on titer No 7 North rivor?de-,
tained m ^tV.ar to ascertain whether or not lliegover'-.
inent lit ku be"?i piid.
NEWS ERO?_ST. LOUIS.
St. Lorm, Mo,, Sept, |go7.
Tbo mtos of frnl?ht to Vicksburg, Na'^ox and New
Orleans wore advanced to day as foiloi/s;_riour. potatoes,
Ac., $1 20; pork, fl 73; "bog.y, ga per bbi.;
com end oa'.s, 60c. per tack; h^y and heavy weigh
freight, 60c.; light weight freight $i per 100
llarge ra'o.s are lOo. on flour, 15c. on pork, and 5a. pe.
sack of U? llis. lower limn '.he above raios por stoomerv
The river Is still felling Uore, with lesethan el* foot o,
weler to Cairo, and less ?han Ave feet oo Phillips' barf
Hei woen there aul Utmphls and at Kaoltak there aro.
but three and a half loot. The Missouri fiver Ik rising
alwhtlv at ft. Joseph, but it Is hot suaf. mi to Imprutg
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