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'BKPFOKP. PA., FRIDAY. >V 26, 1868
TBS SI KZ CANAL.
This second world's wonder of 1868, was
duly opened on Thursday the 18th inst.,
with imposing ceremonies. In the true
spirit of the age the news of the opening
and its success, was flashed throughout the
civilized world the same day. A grand
banquet was given at Ismaila a point tuid
way between the Mediterranean and the
Red Sea, on the 20th inst., at which the
Empress Eugenic and many other distil!
guished persons were present. An immense
fleet of first class ships has passed from sea
to sea and demonstrated the sacecss of the
enterprise. The success of this magnificent
undertaking will be to the commerce of
Europe and the world, what the Pacific
Railroad is to America and the world on
this continent They both mark engineer
ing triumphs upon which the world, uutil
very recently, looked as impossible. They
are both grand successes achieved in behalf
of civilization and commerce. And they
both precede and usher iir great changes in
the modes and courses ot international ex
changes. While the Pacific Railroad bind.*
the great model ol Republic ol all time in
closer bonds of brotherhood, and brings into
direct contact the newest and most active
civilization of the world and the oldest, open
ing, awaking, changing and reforming the
hitherto scaled and changeless flowery king
dom, the Suez Canal similarly brings to
getber diverse civilizations and promises
to wake to life end vigor ("gain the long
silent cities of the Ea*t. Who can tell bu<
that the magic wand ofbiodern science
shall again make noted tynong the great
marts of commerce, Cairo and Alexandria,
Jerusalem and Dama-eus? Those lands for
a thousand years given over to wild beasts
and wandering Arabs, may again teem with
busy life and flourish among the nations of
the earths Truly the year ISO 9 seems des
tined to ®trk such revolutions in the world
as no previous year has ever known. Amer
ica knocks at the gates of China and the
great wall that has for two thousand years
screened the flowery kingdom from tie
eye# of the world crumbles to dust, and her
imprisoned people pour fouith to the new
world to make the acquaintance of a new
and christian civilisation, and to compare it
and its results with the system of confucius
and his disciples. Europe breaks the bar
riers of the east and the waters of the Red
Sea commingle with the 3lediterraneao, and
the spicy breezes of Ceylon and Araby the
blest are wafted to the classic shores ot
(irecce, and instead of Horn and Good
flopc, Srftai and the Pyramids become land
marks on the highway of the world's com
tnercc. Such are the doings of th's year,
not yet closed. What shall be the future
results it is scarcely possible to conjecture.
That these will be great and surprising be
yond our highest anticipation there is not a
shadow of doubt. In jhis grand age when
the accumulated force, the momentum, of
six thousand years of human effort seems
compressing the significance and force of a
generation into a single year, none may ca-t
the horoscope or attempt to measure the
capabilities of the near future. That
events and issues will surely follow in the
future, even greater than the grand accom
plishments of the present we all know,
what they will be none can tell. Mean
while we gird us for our work and earnestly
address ourselves to the issues of the pres
ent as the best preparation for what shall
come.
ANOTHER good feature of oar financial
condition as a nation exhibits itself in the
export of specie. In the 7 months ending
August Ist we exported only $37,250,000
in gold and silver against an export in the
same period last year of $54,500,000. The
export of specie in large quantities is always
evidence that we are baying abroad more
than we are selling. A deori u*o in export i
indicates that we are coming nearer the j
bounds of prudenee in our fort ign purchases
than in former years. It is high t uie we j
should cease to buy more than we stll and
every indication r.f an approach to such a !
condition is a m i'.ter of gratification to every
one who de-i.es the prosperity of the conn
try.
\ A LITE OF CROPS. —The following valua
lion of our leading crops for 1868 is made
from the reports of the Commissioner of'
Agriculture:
Indian Corn $559 512 460
Wheat 319 189 710
Rye, 29 683 677 i
Oats, 142 434 910
Barley *29 809 931
Buckwheat, 20 834 215
Potatoes, 84 150 020
Tobacco, 40 087 942
Hay, 351 941 930
Cotton, 225 000 000
Total $1 814 668 915
It will be seen that Indian corn aud wheat i
make over half of the whole aggregate !
amount. It further appears that our .kit- i
ricu tural productions alone in a single yeat i
amount in value to almost as much as the |
national debt Indeed if all the crops were \
enumerated and valued they vrould doubt :
less exceed the whole debt. In the face if j
such tacts repudiation should never have j
beoa dreamed of much less seiiousiy dis
cussed.
THE Canadians and the people of British
Columbia and the Red River settlement
continue to demand of the home govern- 1
ment either complete control of their own j
affairs or the privilege of .joining their for- j
paid attorneys, pettifoggers trying to play t
the role of statesmen, under ruch circum- j
stances would think of paying them to stay |
away lroin us, as is proposed to be done by j
a new reciprocity treaty.
\\ E are heartily glad to loarn that Gen. !
Irwin will be a candidate for State Treasurer I
and sincerely hope he may be elected. He !
made & good and efficient officer before and !
wildo so again. I o the meantime we would I
not have our legislators forget that the |
law wiih regard to the security given for!
the saff-ty of the public funds and the man !
ner of their deposition sadly needs amend
ments.
t tR E storm swept oyer the whole
Northern part of our country on the 18th
and hub in-t., extending fiom Colorado to
the Atlantic doing great damage along its
whole course. There has been great lest
among the shipping on the Lakes, and travel
has been obstructed iu many places as well
as telegraphic communication. It has also
interfered to some extent with the working
ol the Atlantic cables. Further particulars
will be found in our news columns.
LitE remains of George Peabody are to
be accompaincd to this country by war
vessels of Kngiand, France and the United
States. No private citizen has ever before
been shown sueh honor.
SAINT* BCXVJE, the most distinguished
literary critic of uicderu times died in Paris
a short time ago. lib death iniiiets an
irreparable loss upon the literary wo;kL
TENNESSEE has rejected the 15th Amend
ment.
THE rebel Genera! Wade Hampton deliv
ered the annual address before the Georgia,
State Agricultural Society last week during
the State Fair at Macon.
THE National Debt will again be reduced
eight or ten millions of dollars during the
present month. There were one hundred
aud eight millions of coin in the United
States Treasury on the 17th inst.
TIIE frauds discovered in the Drawback
Department of the New York Custpiu
House amounts to about $1,250,000 up to
the present time. The investigations are
not yet completed. Deputy Collector S. T.
Biatchfurd and F. A. Howard one of the
clerks liffVe disappeared.
TIIE Cubans seem to be getting in earnest
at last. They have begun destroying the
sugar plantations as a means ofwtot only
hariassing the Spanish but also cutting off
their revenue. It will doubtless be unwel
come news to the lovers of sweet things
generally, but it looks more like business
tl|an any demonstration the Cubans have
yet made. There is still hope for them, il
we may judge from present indications.
THE Indiau Peace Commission, of which
our excellent fellow citizen, Mr. BJHTNOT, is
now the Chairman, has recently been in
session at Washington, preparing a report
upon the doings of the season. Messrs.
BRC.VOT and BISHOP were the only members
who have personally visited the Indian
country. They spent five weeks among the
wildest tribes of tb'e South, accomplishing
results which have the heartiest approval of
che Board and of the officials at Washing
ton. Other members supervised the ex
tensive purchases of Indian goods in the
Eastern markets. This proves to be the
first year in the history of our Indian affairs
that our savage annuitants have not been
cheated in either the quantity or quality of
goods supplied to them; that treaties have
uot been systematically violated by our own
agents and citizens; that their reservations
have not been encroached upon by intrud
ing .-windlers, under the protection of dis
honest agents; the first year which has not
been disfigured by a bloody outbreak of the
frontier tribes. The Commission, imper
fectly executed in many of its details as it
has been, has proved a decisive success,
and Congress will sustain and enlarge its
pow.rs for still greater usefulness.—
Pittsburgh Gazette.
Foreign.
The Suez Canal —Arrival of the Inaiigura
th).i Fleet at Suez —The Success of the
Grand Undertaking Exceeds all Expecta
lions —The Election in Paris—No Dis
tiii hances.
EOYIT.
Si'EZ, Nov. 21, via Alexandria, Nov. 21.
—The canal inauguration fleet of forty five
vessels his arrived here. They were not
obliged to employ pilots, and the only diffi
culty was that owing to their numbers
! some were crowded upon the banks of the
canal at various points, but they got off
without difficulty, the sandy bottom of the
canal neither hurting nor holding them.
Near Ismailia several steamers came into
collision, but no serious damage was" done.
Tie water in the canal between Suez and
Ismailia is fully twenty feet deep in the
shallowest part, and in sevetal places it is
le.-s than twenty-five feet deep, but at all
these points the canal can easily be deepen
ed. Steamers drawing fifteen feet can nav
igate the canal from Port Said to Suez with
ease iu fifteen hours.
The batiks do not wash as much as was
apprehended, and the complete success of
the great work exceeds all expectations.
The arrangements here for the transporta
tion and care of the visitors are excellent
All the rolling stock on the Alexandria,
Cairo, and Suez Railroad has been brought
into requisition to carry the immense crowds,
and the mails to and from Bombay have
been touch delayed in consequence.
The canal is now clear of shipping, the
whole fleet having anchored iu the harbor
"f Suez. Tomorrow the statue of'Waghorn,
the English officer who first suggested the
building of the canal, will be erected here,
and on Tuesday the fleet will leave for Port
Said, where a statue of De Lesseps, the
builder and president director of the canal,
will be tai-ed, and with this ceremony the
inauguration fetes will terminate.
The Empress Eugenie returns through
the canal with the fleet, the Aigle takiDg the
lead.
PARIS, Nov. 21. —The Emperor of Aus
tria is on his return from Egypt.
PARIS, NOV. 21—5 P. M. —The elections
for members of the Corps Legiriatif from
this city commenced to day. There has
be-n no disturbance in any part of the city.
The Emperor went to Compieene this
morning aud returned here at noon.
TIIE LATE GALE.
Damage on Land and Water—The last
board of the Coliseum blown away—.4
storm rdl round the horizon.
BOSTON, Nov. 20. —A heavy rain, with a
! strong southeast gale, commenced this morn
! tug. The remaining portion of the roof of
'he Coliseum was lifted by the gale and scat
tered.
The gale on the coast has been very severe, i
but no serious marine disasters have yet
en reported. Several vessels anchored in I
the harbor drifted from their moorings, and !
w. to slightly damaged. One was driven ;
aaa nst the steamer Nereus, of the New i
York line, breaking her rail, but doing no i
other damage.
Pot OHKEEPSIE, N. Y., Nov. 20.—Dur
ing tbo gale this morning the steamboat \
E.orie lo>t hersntoke stack. Several houses !
at Nenrburg were unroofed.
SPRINUFIELD, Nov. 20.—Burbanks' new
Hotel at l'iltsfield, six stories high, was
blown down this morning by a tremendous
gale.
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Nov. 20.—Reports
frotn Huron represent a great number
of vessels ashore, and gone to pieces. Some
lives have been lost during the late heavy
gale. The amount of damage is not krtowu.
_ FORTRESS MON > mp a ni ed" by
thunder and lightning, passed over at mid
night, dmng considerable damage to roofs,
fences, and shipping. Two schooners are
aground on Hampton bar, near Newport
News.
DENVER, Colorado, Nov. 20.—The most
severe wind atonn ever known in this part
of the country passed over this city on
Thursday morning. Many large buildings
were unroofed, chimneys blown down, and
telegraph lines and fences prostrated. The
damage in the city is estimated at from
SIO,OOO to $12,000. At Golden Ci'y the
new Episcopal Seminary was prostrated,
and much damage done.
PoctiHKEErsiE, Nov. 20.—More damage
is teported from the hurricane. The Co-
Itunbiaville bridge, in Columbia county, has
gone. Loss SIO,OOO. The roof of the Hud
son River Railroad machine shop, at East
Albany, was destroyed. The steamboat
McDonald is aground off Stockport, and her
tow scattered.
CENTRAL CITE, Col., Nov. 20.—A heavy
wind storm destroyed twenty houses in Sin
gletown yesterday. A little girl was killed,
and a man seriously injured. The loss is
estimated at $50,000.
IN La Crosse, Wisconsin, the other day,
a gentleman suspecting that some person or
pet sous were stealing his wood, charged a
few sticks with guupowder, but the wood
pile fell down and mixed the wood so that
one of the marked sticks got into his own
stove. He don't know who stole the wood,
is satisfied about the way it "goes
off." He bought a new stove, and will
burn coal after this.
GEO. PEAUODY is the first philanthropist
who has been honored with a niche in West
minster Abbey, this distinction having even
l>een withheld from John ILward, though
a marble statue of him was erected in St
i Raul's Cathedral.
ANNEXATION.
The Penult of Canadian CoiifeJeratiou—
The Reciprocity Treaty—The Effect of
Annxeation —The Haij breed Population.
WASHINGTON, Nov 17. —It is very cer
tain that our "loil" Canadian friends are in
a quandary. Their imposing schcnio of a
confederation turns out to be a burden not
easily managed, and all around they stem
to he losing ground. What they want is the
help that "reciprocity" will give. That's
exactly what they ought not to obtain. I
have lying "before me a number of letters
from leading Canadians who favor annexa
tion. These letters have been submitted to
the President, and were, doubtless, read by
him with great interest. From one of these,
written by a leading lawyer of Lower Can
ada, a French Canadian, and one of the
most accomplished gentlemen in British
America, I make the following extracts.
Addressiog a gentleman, now here in the
interests of the radical party there, he says;
"You know perfectly well that business
is at a stand still; that being deprived of a
market by the repeal of the Reciprocity
treaty, our oomuierce is entirely broken
down, that we are producing less than one
half of what we have to pay for our impor
tations ; that the emigration is going on at
a most frightful rate, that one-filth of our
cultivated lands will not give any crops this
year (this letter bears dale in the early
summer) for want of hands, and that our
list of insolvents is longer than that of the
whole Northern and Western States togeth
cr.
The same gentleman says further on :
"With a renewal of the Reciprocity treaty
the reacrionary and anti-republican element
will agaiu raise its head, in consequence of
renewed prosperity, and will again show it
self hostile and defiant to the United States.
The Tory party only look upon reciprocity
as a new lease of power to them, and it
seems to me that the friends of the United
States and of republican institutions here
have some right to ask the American Gov
ernment riot to please its bitter enemies
here at the expense of its friends. After
eleven years advantageous eonimereisl rela
tions to us, has the Tory party shown the
slightest disposition to keep on more friend
ly relations with the United States? Not at.
all. The whoie.strength and power which
they acquire through the benefits which they
derived from the treaty was directed during
the American rebelliuu against the United
States as a Government and as" a people."
From some personal knowledge ami much
interesting information which have been
given me, 1 em satisfied that the following
things are true :
First. The establishment of the "New
Dominion" Confederation was originally
part of the anti Republican plot in which
France and England joined after the out
break of our rebellion.
Second. That it only changed front slight
ly when the South surrendered, and that it
was at once weakened by that fact.
Third. That the failure to renew the Re
ciprocity Treaty has destroyed the business
interests of the British Provinces, ar.d is
rapidly strengthening the ancxation senti
ment.
Fourth. That the original passage of the
Reciprocity Treaty also saved Great Britain
from a damaging annexation agitation, which
is now renewed with greater earntjtitness.
This fact takes the question out of its merely
commercial relations, and makes it ono of
grave political importance.
Fifth. That the present British Ministry
will only be too glad to see either indepen
dence or annexation, or both, made accom
plished facts. In saying this, I speak from
minutes made of an interview recently had
with the Hon. John Bright, By one of the
leading English merchants of Lower Canada,
who is also an advanced Liberal and an ad
vocate of independence. He visited Eng
land to ascertain, if possible, the opinion of
the Ministry on these questions, and his
interview with the President of the Board
of Trade was by special appointment.
Evidence to establish these various points
and others were laid recently before Presi
dent Grant, and, doubtless, will greatly in
fluence bis judgment in the recommenda
tions be may make to Congress.
Newfoundland votes down the Confcdera
tionists, and the half breeds on the Sas
katchewan river are announced to be in re
volt. "More power to their elbows," I say,
though, entre nous, I beg leave to affirm my
conviction that the latter are a bad lot.
During a ehequred career as a volunteer it
was my lot once on a time to be doing duty
on the Northwest frontier. The Sioux were
at war, and, it was understood, received sup
plies of munitions from the Red river traders
over in the Red river region. I visited Pem
bina under orders to investigate matters, and
went over to Fort Garry. There is no doubt
at all that "Mr. Lo," of Dakota Territory,
was aided in the work of murder by bis con
genial half-breed brother in the Sas
katchewan settlements.
Gov. Wm. McDougall, whom the tele
graph reports as encamped, within our
territory is still a young man, who, formerly
a Liberal leader in Parliament, has been re
waided in this way for having helped the
confederation scheme by aiding the forma
tion of what i known as the "Coalition
Ministry," of which be was also a member.
It was only through the secession from the
Liberal party of the Canadasof such men as
Hon. George Brown and this new Governor
that the home government was able to ob
tain colonial support McDougall was for
merly a reporter, and afterwards an as
sistant editor of the Toronto Globe. lie was
in the old Canadian Parliament four or five
years, and an incident is told of him, which,
in view of his present plight, is rather
amusing. About eight or nine years ago he
was making a bitter opposition speech,
criticising the then Ministry, and wound up
or.e of his paragraphs by declaring that "if!
redress could not be had, the Canadians |
must look to Washington." Ever since he •
has been known as "Look-to-Washington
McDougal'." He is_ looking thither now,
with a different idea in view.
The New Dominion Government have
paid (or are to do so) the Hudson Bay Com
pany three hundred thousand pounds. The
white and half breed population, more half
breed than white, I assure you, number
about ten thousand, i suppose that one- •
half of these are in the Red river settle- ;
nieuts, near the United States frontiers. In j
old days they helped materially to swell the
Pembina vote. Vou remember that when '
the Democracy carried Minnesota, that
"Mr. Lo" in his "breech clout" was a free :
and independent voter. The balance of this
semi-civilized population found at Fort York
on Hudson's Bay, at various little posts,
and across to the eastern boundary of
British Columbia at Fort Selkirk, where
there is a large settlement. From what I
saw, it Ls certainly fair to say that the |
civilization is semi—very. Of Indian popu- !
lfitrT>urt*;-TuttcwiraSi Tmcrfftioa Ytnjiatrsv
the Chappcwaus, etc., Pain Indians and
Esquimaux. Since we are probably to an
nex the "New Dominion," it may be as well
to inquire about the "noble red man." Ac
cording to late reports the entire British
Indian population is set down at about 150,-
000—30,000 west of the mountains, and the
rest east. If anything would lead me to
object to annexation, this would.
California.
Annexation of British Columbia—Alaskan
Affairs.
SAN F&ANCISCO, NOV. 16. —Vincent
Collier, who arrived from Alaska and British
Columbia this morning, cairies a petition,
signed by forty prominent citizens of Vic
toria, addressed to President Grant,, pray
ing the annexation of British Columbia to
the United Stale*. Another petition of
similar import will be forwarded to Queen
Victoria.
The document is strongly worded, and
sets forth with great force the insulated and
helpless condition of the colonv, and the im
perative necessity of forming a political
alliance with the United Slates. Mr. Collier
says the feeling has received a new impulse
from the recent note of Earl Granville
urging British Columbians to confederate
witb_ the Canadian Dominion, they regard
ing it little Jess than insulting, as it would
iucrease their Burdens without affording
either political protection or material re
Kef.
Advices from Sitka, Oct. 25, represent
affairs as satisfactory. The health of' the
garrison is good and the Indians are
peaceable. The weather has been mild and
the fisheries are prosperous.
RASPAIL, the red Republican of Paris,
has been in prison ten jearsandin exile
fifteen, has been shot through the neck in
a duel, invented a microscope, and done
and suffered many other wonderful things.
Our Sea Forces about Cuba.
Considering the recent movements of
Spanish fleets hither ward, and the diplo
matic relations between the United Slates
and Spain concerning Cuba, it will be in
teresting for our readers to know the dig
position of our vessels of-war.
The Atlantic squadron, under the •com
mand of Rear Admiral C. 11. Poor, is con
centrated about the Island of Cuba and is
almost constantly being reinforced, and in R
lew days it will be stronger iti shins nnti
guns than any two squadrons we have in
foreigu waters. The following vessels at
present compose the squadron : Powhatan
17 guns, Comodore David McDougal eoin
mantling; she is the present flag sMp of
Admiral Poor, and will bo rdeived by the
Severn in a few days; Severn, 14 guns, Com
mander It. It. Dowry, is to be |"ag shin;
Albany, lo guns, Captain George it. Batch;
Tuscarora, 11 guns. Commander W. \V.
Queen; Seminole, 7 guns, Commander P.
fl. Owen; Nantasket, 9 guns, Lieutenant
Commander F. M. Bunee, is en route to
her rendezvous; iron-clad Dictator, 2 guns,
Captain E. 11. Colhoun; Saugus iron clad,
2 guns, Commander J. P. Fyle, This
squadron, now in active service, consists of
six wooden vessels and two iron-clads, the
former mounting 73 guns, and the latter 4
heavy guns.
In addition to the above vessels, there is
but little doubt that the following vessels
are to join the Atlantic squadron ; Iron clad
Miantonoiuah four guns, Commander U. W.
Shufelt; iron clad Terror, four guns,
Captain K. G. Parrott; Nipsic, five guns,
Lieutenant Commander Thomas O. Sel
fridgo; Swatara eight guns, Lieutenant
Commander Weld N. Aden. This vessel
will proceed front here to Aspitiwall, and
receive a lot of seamen on board, and thea
return to West Indian waters; and if her
services be required she will remain there,
otherwise she will go to the East Indies via
the Suez Canal This force adds four vessels I
to the squadron and twenty-one guns to its (
force, making a total of ninety-eight guns,
soma of them far exceeding in calibre any j
on board of ships of other uatioDS in those j
waters.
The European squadron at present crui
sing around the coast of Spain, under the
command of Hear Admiral William Radford,
consists of some of the finest vessels in our
navy, as will br seen from the following list:
The flag-ship Franklin, mounts thirty-nine
guns and is commanded by Captain C. R. P.
Rodgers; Richmond, fifteen guns, Captain
.1. R. M. Muilaney: Plymouth, eight guns, j
Captain W. IT. Macomb; Juniata, eight j
guns, Commander S. B. Luce; Sabine, '
thirty-six guns, sailing frigate, Commander f
J. (}. Walker. j
ITEMS.
THE trouble between the male and female
medical students in Philadelphia appears to
be ended. On Saturday 140 of the former
UDJ 39 of the latter attended the clinical
lecture at the hospital, and no disturbance
occurred.
THE President is represented to have said
to Senator Wilson that he should advise, in
his annual message, the consolidation of the
debt into a four and a half per cent, loan,
and recommend that Congress do not change ;
the present rates of taxation.
PttiNCE AKTHCR Fas settled down fjr a
while at Montreal, but, mindful of the
economic lessons ol bis august Ma. pays cur
rent prices for articles needed, and takes
back change, much to the disgust of Kin
ucks who are on the make.
No trouble or interruption from snow is
anticipated on the Pacific Railroads during
the winter months, precautions having been
taken to provide against a season of thrice
the severity of last winter. The real snow
season iu that region does not commence
until about the first of February and lasts
until about the 20th of March or the first of j
April.
A DETROIT con-table discovered a partial- J
ly intoxicated colored man who was carry
ing a naked yellow male baby three or four !
davs old, rolled up in the skirt of his coat. ■
Being arrested, the man declared he had
found the infant throw u out into the street, j
and he was taking it home to his wife, who ]
was entirely out of that household conveni
ence, and "wanted one the best she knew !
how." An investigation showed that the ;
story was true.
IT is now known that the large naval
force which the Government has been send- j
ing out to the West ludics, and which vis
supposed to have some connection with I
Cuba, has gone to the Bay of Satnana,
which wo shall take possession of in con- j
fortuity with a treaty with the Dominican
Government, and keep until the Seuate
shall decide whether to accept or reject the :
treaty.
Two men in Kentucky who were hanged ;
by a vigilance committee, bat upon whom:
the work was not done very effectually, have j
come to life and arc suing a dozen members
of the committee for sixty thousand dollars
damages. This is a very unusual case, j
"\ igilance committee" is now a common
name for a sort of organization that commits
murder and does other violence in the name
of law and order ; but of course the murder
and violence must be the same before the
law, whatever names they are done in, so
that if the half hanged litigants get a ver
dict in their favor there will be a clear ease j
for the criminal couits against the vigilants.
THE blessing on the Suez Canal and the
sermon by Pere Baner, the Almoner of the !
Empress Eugenie, with the concession of
religious liberty in Egypt and Turkey, mark
an advance ol the Cross over, the dominions
of the Crescent destined to be uiore potea
tial in its consequence than all the crusades 1
and all the bloody wars against the believers
in Mohammed, front fir.-t to last. Thus,
through the material agents of modern i
science, and peaceful triumphs of the Cross
will not be stayed till they have covered the
earth. Steam, the electric wire and trade
have become the world-subduing missiona
ries and teachers of Christianity.
TIIK storms which were predicted for the
first week iu October, in England, did not
oecur, but a month later extraordinary tides
caused much injury to property. The
Thames has been swept from its mouth to
Teddington Lock by a tidal wave such as
very seldom visits English rivers. All the
way from Greenwich to London the lower
rooms and floors of wharves and warehouses
were flooded. Higher up the height of the
tide produced yet more unusual effect-. The
towing path along the reaches above Bat
ter-ea, although it has recently been iui
proved, and was thought to be high enough
to resist any possible tide, was completely
submerged, and the water lay iu great lakes
in the private grounds near Barnes. For
the first time, in the history of Thames ra
eing.the steamboat carrying a referee was
her funnel being stove' in ttic
the referree having to he sent 011 in a steam
laundb.
THE late elections iu Brooklyn have re
sulted in a complication of outrages on pop- 1
ular rights, which are the more alarming !
from the apparent indifference with which
they are received by the people. Their i
simple announcement ought to startle the
public more than an earthquake ; for, if an j
intelligent community like that of Brooklyn ;
can quietly and patiently permit themselves *
to be openly defrauded at the ballot-boxes,
and their decisions in the choice of their
officers be set aride by a few political adven
tures, wc must admit that republicanism is
a failure, and prepare ourselves at once for
some other form of government. The out
rage in Brooklyn is not a new thing. It
was began last year, when the Democratic 1
authorities denied the Republicans the right
of any representation in the appointments
of the elective officials ; and, being entirely
successful in their nefarious schemes then,
they repeated them this year, and have
consummated their villainy by fradulenty
returning certain of the Democratic candi
dates as elected, the principal one being the
sheriff. Now it is not to the Republicans
that we are indebted for the exposure of
this monstrous wickedness; but to Judge.
Joseph F. Barnard, of the Supreme Court,
and to District Attorney Morris, of Kings
County, both of them prominent members
of the Democratic party. Mr Morris ex
plicitly avers that of the long list of officers
and members of assembly returned as elect
ed by the Democratic canvassers the only
one who has been actually chosen by the
votes of the people is the mayor. The sub
ject has been laid before the Grand Jury of
Kings County ; and, while waiting for legal ,
action by the properly constituted authori-i
ties, it may be set for the people to remain ]
quiet. But we must confess that the
supineacss of the Brook ly nit es has a very
discouraging aspect. 1.
IT is duly paragraphed that "Henry
Ward Bencher's salary will be reduced to
$21,000 this year." Whether or not it will
be considered proper to take up a subscrip
tion for him is not stated. Estimating liis
further income, from lecturing and writing,
at some $12,000 per annum—audwt is all
that—the reverend gentleman will have
only a paltry $33,000 a year to live upon.
It is rather more, indeed, than any of the
Apostles received, and even a larger income
than most of the Euglidi hi-,bops get, inr
doing very little ; but considering that the
Archbishop of Canterbury has $73,000, and
the Bishop of London $50,000 a year, Mr.
Bcecher may fancy that he has a cause to
complain.
MANY arc the anecdotes being told of the
famous French academician Sainti-Bcuve,
recently deceasecf iu Paris. He was sup
ping one evening at a restaurant, and close
by nim the great friar Lacordaire was seat
ed. Perhaps it. was malice, or perhaps he
did not see the latter, bat Saiuto lJcave,
who was conversing oa the subject of reli
gion with a friend, dropped the remark that
he could not believe in God because it went
beyond his understanding. He had scarce
ly spiken this when Lacordaire rose up to
his fall height, and, pointing toward heaven,
exclaimed: "M. S;iinte-Beuve, you say you
do not believe in (Jod because you cannot
understand him. But cao you underhand
why thi- same fire will melt butter and har
den eggs'' And nevertheless you are eatiug
your omelette!" Sainte-Beuve, struck at
this remark, remained silent for a moment,
but then ha rose likewise, pressed the hand
of the ardent Dominican, and they remain
ed warm friends ever afterward.
WHEN Eugenia visited Constantinople
she went to hear mass at the Armenian
church. This church had been magnificent
ly decorated at the expense of the Sultan,
and strange to say, the decoration had been
I performed under the immediate supervision
of the Sultana Valide. Throngs of enthu
' ciastic spectators lined the roads over which
| tho Empress passed, and when she reached
' the church she was escorted to a magnifi
I cent throne. A French writer observes on
this occasion, that this visit will probably
lie of the utmost importance to the Turkish
people. Seeing an infidel woman treated
with so much respect, and even their great
Padishah bowing before her, the native wo
men threw off their reserve and were the
most eager to press forward, a good many
even dropped their veils, and it was evident
j that the spectacle inspired them wi'h a sen
■ timent of the dignity of their sex. The East
; seems to shake off its torpor and awake to a
, new life.
! THE latest intelligence from Cuba con
j linns the reports heretofore received of the
I intention of the insurgents to destroy all the
sugar producing estates they can operate
upon. On Thursday week seven cane-fields
near Las Craces were burned. Since that
time four Chinamen were discovered in the
act of firing another cane-field. They were
seized and immediately executed. The set
tlement of Teguayabeti, which was defend
ed by thirty volunteers, has been captured
by the insurgent-aud burnt. Gen. Do Ilo
das has returned from Cienfuegos, whither
he went to examine into the situation.
Hardly bad he arrived there before Gi-n.
CarLt> begged him to send to bis aid 3,(X)0
volunteers, to bring on, if possible, a genera!
engagement with the Cuban commander,
Cavada. The Havana Diurio on Saturday
had an article declaring that there were but
two elements of population iti the island,
the Spanish and foreign, and that the ene
mies of Spain could not remain there.
ST. PETERSBURG is threatened with total
inundation. At the last, advices the Neva
had already overflowed the banks, and guns
were firing to warn the tenants of ground
floors to remove themselves and their fam
ilies to higher stories, or else to abandon
the city. In the lower quarters the inhab
itants were rapidly deserting. This is the
first flood that has taken place at St. Peters
burg for four-and forty years. The last was
in 1824. when 402 houses were destroyed,
and 3,600 seriously damaged; 20,(Hit) people
were then left without shelter, and 600 were
drowned. It is impossible to over-estimate
tho misery produced by catastrophies of this
kind. In 1824 it was as though the whole
city had gone into mourning. Festivals i
were everywhere suspended, and the money j
destined for the usual round of winter j
amusements all went to relieve the thou
sands of unhappy jieople whom the inunda
tion had cither thrown out of work or turn
ed out of doors. To make matters worse,
the cessation of 1 alls and parties caused a
stagnation iu trade and innumerable bank
ruptcies, so that to all classes the trial was
u long and a cruel one. The municipal ad
ministration of the city is, however, better
now than it was then.
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FOR BUSINESS MEN!
Every Farmer, Every Merchant.
Every Mechanic, Every Manufacturer.
Every Business Man, and Every l'oung Man.
Worth ten times its price. Agents are having
great success. For circulars and full information,
address, 0. D. CASE A CO,
snov6t Publishers, Hartford, CL
A GOOD INVESTMENT.— A home and too
lot* for tale in the toien of Hopewell.
Tha subscriber offers at private sale lota No.
31 and 32 in the town of Hopewell, Bedford
county Pa. There is a good TWO STORY
PLANK HOUSE erected on the one lot. The
two lots adjoin each other and will be sold separ
ately or together to suit purchasers. For further
particulars address the snbscriber at Bedford Pa
JOHN LUTZ. '

HARRY DROLLINGKR of Hopewell, takes
this method of informing the public, that he is
prepared to execute at short notice and in good
and workmanlike style, Brick and Stone laying!
furnace building and repairing and all other work
in his line, in Bedford and adjoining counties.
Parties wishing to secure his service, will address
Dim it Hopewell Bedford county Pi,
Boet!y.
MARRIAGE CKRTIFCATEB.—On hand and
for sale at the Inquirer office, a Ane assort
ment of Marriage Certificates. Clergymen and
Justices should have them.
HARPER'S WEEKLY, HARPER'S BAZAR
PRANK LESLIE, CHIMNEY CORNER
and all other Illustrated papers for sale at the
Inquirer Book Store. if
lea! Estate.
y ALL'ABLE TRACTS OF
land foil bale.
The subscribers offer at private sale the follow
ing valuable tracts of land, vis:
No. 1. The undivided half of a tract of land,
containing 227 acres, situate on the south-east
side of the Broad Top Mountain, lying partly in
Bedford and partly in Fulton county, and ad
oining lands jo Samuel Danner, James Brin
hurst and Wishart'e heirs. TWO VEINS OF
COAL, one Si feet, the other 6J feet in depth hare
been discovered on this tract.
No. 2. A tract of 230 aeros near the abov nl
joining the same lands, and supposed "v c< i ttin
the same veins of eoal.
No. 3. A tract of 409 acres, within two and a
half miles of the above tracts, lying on the Nortb
side of the Harbor across the mountain, well tun
be red with oak and pine.
May 3,-tf. JOHN LUTZ.
AT PRIVATE SALE.
A RARE OPPORTUNITY TO BUY A
HOME.
The subscribers will sell a number of lots ad
joining the CHALYBEATE SFRING PROP
ERTY in Bedford township,
AT VERY LOW PRICES.
OM v— - -# *a._ dwelling houses have already
been erected. This is a splendid opportunity to
buy a cheap and most desirable home, as the lots
lie immediately opposite the Chalybeate Spring
Park, on the road, and not more than 120 yards
from the Spring, at the following low prices:
1. One-half acre lot with dwelling house and
other out-buildings, garden and fruit trees, an
the best of water convenient, at S7OO, cash.
2. Half-acre lot SISO, cash.
3. Half acre lot SIBO, cash.
4. Half acre lot sl6o,eash.
5 and 6. Half acre lots with dwelling house,
brick yard, garden and fruit trees thereon lor
SBSO, cash.
7. Contains three acres covered with fruit
trees, and in a good state of cultivation, adjoin
ing the above lots, for SOOO, eish.
Any person desiring to buy a home, a few
yards out of Bedford, will find this offer worth
serious consideration.
JOHN LUTZ,
mayS.tf Real Estate Agent, Bedford, Pa.
J OR SALE OR TRADE.
FIVE lots of ground in Bedford, 80 by 240,
formerly part of the Lyons' estate,
Two tracts of 180 acres cich within three miles
of a depot on the Pacific Rail Road back of Oma
ha.
A tract of bottom land timbered and prarie
two miles from Omaha City.
One third of 7,000 acres in Fulton Ccunty Pa.,
including valuable Ore, mineral and timber lands
near Fort Littleton.
Over 4,000 acres of valuable ore, coal and tim
ber lands in West Virginia.
ALSO, Twenty-five one acre lots, adjoining the
Borough of Bedford, with lime stone rock for
kiln or quarry on the upper end of each.
Also, 320 acres of land in Woodbury Co., lowa.
80 f u Franklin •' lowa.
109 acres adjoining Bedford, with house, barn,
Ac., known as the "Amos farm."
Also, a farm of 107 acres in Harrison two.
Also, Six acres near Bedford, with 2 houses,
stable and brick yard thereon.
0. E. SHANNON,
June 21.-tf Bedford. Penn'a.
J)RIVATE SALE OF
VALUABLE REAL ESTATE.
The following lot of ground, situate in the town
of Duncausville, Blair co., Pa., fronting on Main
street (or Turnpike) 75 feet and extending back
180 feet, more or less, and having thereon erected
a large two story BRICK HOUSE, with base
ment and kitchen, and good cellar, frame Black
smith and Wagon-Maker's Shop, frame stable
and other oat-buildings, with fruit of different
varieties on the lot. This would be a good stand
for a Tavern or Boarding House, being conveni
ent to the Rolling Mill and Nail Factory, and the
Reilroad. The House is in good repair and very
pleasantly situated, with water at the door.
Also, A lot of SIX ACRES, near the Chalybeate
Spring, one mile from the town of Bedford, with
a Log House thereon erected. Adjoining lands
of Chenowith, Amos, Shannon and others.
Also, 14 acres of Timber Land, adjoining the
Colfelt farm, and convenient to good toads.
For further particulars apply to
JOHN LUTZ,
iKqrißiß Orricn,
or J. O. BRIIMHAM.
lSdectf Bedford. Pa.
pARM AT PRIVATE SALE.
The subscriber offers at private sale a good
farm of 102 acres, lying on the south side .of Dry
Ridge, within 2} miles of the line of the Bedford
and Bridgeport Railroad, adjoining lands of Jos.
Ling, Leonard May, Peter F. Lehman, Esq., and
others. The improvements are a two story LOG
HOUSE with kitchen attached, a log barn and
other outbuildings. The land is well watere d
having a good well and two never failing springe.
There is also a fine yonng apple orchard of 100
bearing trees, besides cherries, plums, peaches
Ac. Sixty acres are cleared and under fence and
the balance well timbered with white and chestnut
oak. A large quancity of Chestnut oak bark can
be cut on the land and find a ready market, as
there arc several tanneries in the neighborhood.
For further particulars address ABRAU RITCUEV,
West End, Bedford eo., Fa., or
JOHN LUTZ.
18feb.tf Bedford. Pa.
A FINE FARM FOR SALE IN DUTCH
CORNER!
NOW IS THE TIME TO BUY CHEAP!
The subscribers will sell all that fine farm in
Bedford township, containing 160 acres, 95 of
which are cleared and under excellent fence, and
the balance, 95 acres, well timbered, adjoining
lands of Charles Helsel, John Schnebly, and oth
ers. The buildings are a two and a half story
LOG HOUSE and BANK BARN, with other
ont-buildings thereon erected. Water in every
field, with an excellent Saw Mill seat. A splen
did apple orchard also thereon. Price S4OOO.
TERMS: One third in hand and the balance in
three annual payments with interest.
JOHN LUTZ,
Jane 21. lS67:tf Real Estate Agent.
AGENTS WANTED, AGENTS WANT
Ed, $75 to s'2oo per month, male and
female, to sell the celebrated and original
Common Sense Family Sewing Machine, im
proved and perfected ; it will hem, fell, stitch,
fnot L-a!J in a mncf
superior manner. Price only sls. For sim
plicity and durability, it has no rival. I)o
not buy from any parties selling machines
under the same name as oars, unless having
a Certificate of Agency signed by us, as they
are^ worthless Cast Iron Machines.
For Circulars and Terms, apply or address,
11. CRAWFORD 4 CO.,
22oct6m 418 Chestnut St., Phil'a.
EO. THOMPSON.
MERCHANT TAILOR,
No. 908 Walnut Street.
PHILADELPHIA.
Especial attention is invited to this commodi
ous and beautiful establishment, the exten
sive stock of seasonable and desirable goods al
ways on hand, the reputation obtained as a lead
er in fashions, and the great facilities
possessed for the fabrication and prompt dispatch
of all orders.
Although eminent in the prosecution of EVERT
branch of the trade, for the particular benefit of
the great number dissatisfied.
PANTALOON CUTTING, as * SI-RCMLTT,
is announced; which is an art not obteined by
imitation, but through eloee study, experience
and practice.
Those desiring easy and stylish Pantaloons, ara
invited to give this method a trial. Boct
jpAINTING.
The Subscribers respectfully inform the public,
that they are prenared to do all kinds of
PLAIN and FANCY PAINTING, PAPER
HANGING Ac., at shortest notioe, in town and
country. And all kinds of Wood Imitation ear
fulljr executed. Prioe moderate. The patronage
of the public is respectfully solicited. Shop on
corner of Pitt and Richard Sts.
M. P. SPIDEL, A WM. MINNICH.
9aprlS69 lyr
HARPER'S WEEKLY, HARPER'S BAZAR
FRANK LESLIE, CHIMNEY CORNER,
and ail other Illustrated papers for tale at the
Inquirer Book Store. tf
IW AS eared of Deafness and Catarrh by a sim
ple remedy aad will send the receipt free.
MBS. M. C. LEGGET, Hoboken, N. J,
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