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THE MEMPHIS DAILY APPEAL.
ESTABLISHED 1840. YURRUP." Hark Twain's Yit-a-vis Family with a Nahsty From Hie Buffalo Kxpross. Have vover soen a family of f.N just back from Europe or Yurrui.. M ihev .ronounce it'.' They never tnlk to vou. of course, being stnuirs, but they tidk to each other and at you till MM an pretty nearly distracted with their clatter; till you are sick ol their ocean experiences; their mispro nounced foreign names; their Dukes and Emperors; their trivial adven tures; iheir pointless reminiscences; till :u are sick of their imbecile fa-es and" their relentless clack, and wish it had pleased Providence to leave the clapier out of their empty skulls. 1 travelled with such a family one eternal dav, from New York to Bo ton, last week. They had spent just a ve-ir in "Yurrup," aud were return ing home to Boston, l'apa said little, and l'Kked I sired- he had simply been down to New York to receive and bome his UgO Ol MTHW lttioe- ca. eility. Oi-ter Angeiiue, ageu iwemy Augusta, agea twenty- thr.s-, Sis, '"j I'iutn red thirty- live, and broti. -uyoatiunnl drivel, '"' . Mini. J. ' ui.d mamma purred i. . ' r uirew iu wiiiif nvip nircu ' fered, in the way of rem . j "f. i some French barber's I shorn.. j threw in tsune help when soni:? French founts name, win. thev pretended to have forgotten it. They occupied the choice seats in the ' imrl.iroi the drawinir-rooiu car ar,anu inr twelve hours I sat opposite to them was their vit-a-sU, they would tare said, in their charming Freneli way. Augusta "Piague that nahsty (nas Ij) niiTirrl I've the headau he. yet, be rolh-d .-o the tilth day out." Augciine "And well you may. I never saw such a nahsty old tub. 1 never vast to go ill the Viile de Paris ufcain. Why didn't we go over to .London and come in the Scotia-."' A u "Because we were tools!" (1 terveutly indorsed that senti ment. , Auge "Oustie, what made Count Qkowhisky drive off looking so blue that last Thursday in PairyV" (Pa rH she meant.) "Ah, own up, now!" Aug "Now, Angie, how you talk! I load the uahsty creature 1 would not receive his attentions any longer. And Uae old duke, his fither,kept bor ing me about him and his two iniil lao ftaaca a year tiU I sent him off with a flea iu his ear." fawrm u Ke-he-he! Ha-ha-ha!" Charles Pulling a small silken cloak t i pieces. j" Angie, whore'd vot; get ti.i- cheap thing?" Ange " You, Cholly, let that alone! CaBl Well, how could 1 help if.' Xkaai wire, tied up in Switzerland just down from lua Blougtliotit Biaii'-, doubtless) conldn't buy any thing iu those uahsty shops so far awav from Pairy. 1 had to put up with that slimpsy forty-dollar rag; but, Jaless you, I couldn't go naked!" 4'horus " Ke-he-he." y.ug " Guess who I was thinking Titos' ignorant persons we haw 'Jf- Bonie tjud afterwanls in Yen- tlrst . i. ic-tDv- th, ha-ha-ha! It was so Angt- ' 0f them called the funny! Pap the Santa della Nauta della Spir v; And she thought Spizziola! Ha-ha-. Michael Ange it was Canova that U & . 0auo lo's M,rie! Onlv thin ' J'- . . mi a sealptar aadttw Mo- a 1'Rl!JV ' I thought I should die! I g 1 k them s' by the way 1 laughi lyat tle-y'd made Kxils of themselves, cause thev blushed and sneaked off. Papa laughed laintly, but not w th the ea-y grace of a man was eeriuin lie knew what he was laughing Bboft& Aug. "Why Cholly! Wnere dji you gi-t thoe nahsty Bcauuiarchtus fjkuwmf Well, i wouldn't if I wei-e you:" M iiniaa With uplifted hands. "Beaumarchais, my son!" Ange "Beaumarc-hais! hy, how cam you i oggnnr in i :tir - ts ihe eoniuioa- 1 I tiiosc lunsty tilings uut -t tNiplt'." CaMKaeai 11 Itactl arc a mm lot hnt ' then vaaa Bh'iiii;Thasi t fpivc etn to aaaY! wanttsi to lo sxuiiethiug or other to curry favor, I s'pose." At'.fre " I'otu U!euii-ha.-set V Au "Tom Bltun"r'nas-t!" Maaaaaa "ro;u aUanaMvhaaaBt! And have you tu assoeuitiiijr with him?" i'dppa sudileniy (attanrteaTJ "Hianaaal. what ha-s the son of im houorisl mm haaaataaaaaoM frienu lieen doin'V Chorus "lK)ing: Why, his latli'-r has baaVataad aaaaaalf bankrupt for fVix.oji .tViut'j i-h-ir thi, mmm Mm t't Aaee ''Oh, uion Dieu, j ai faim ; avMvniic fiiielmie. -bos. i... Uitt. ert votre Doebe, aaoa efaen frere? Er-jof i-use me lor soeakiT' Freneh. for to tell the truth, 1 haven't spoken Kng- lish tor sn lung that it rum. dreadful awkward. Wish wo were back in Yurrup e'est votre desire auj-si, u'lst ts- pa-, mes chores?'' And from that moment Hatrj lapsed into barbarous French, aud k; pt it up for an h.iur hesitating, gaipitig lor words, stumbling head ovty htvLs through uiiv.-rbs and participles, floun dering among adjectives, working miracles of villainous pronunciation' jind neither oue of them ever by any chance understaLd.ng what the oth.er was driving at. By that time some new comers had i::"red the car, and so they laised in -to English again, aud fell to noUbaV -ver tiiiiiu American up to scorn anc! coutumely iu order that they might mm let tanas aaw oohmh know that they were Just home lrolii "Yurrup." They kepi up This little game ail the Bray to noston, and if over I can learn ll.t-ir fnni.PMl luL-is Tit-. is- i shall Ikv aside n-.-rv other pleasure and attend it. To iisi- their p.-t and i .... l.l .1 ,.l..... .1 ........ "uah-tv" lamiiv of American snobe, and there ought to be a law again- allowing such to go to Europe am! i ..isrHi.r.- nt the nation. It will tsks these ini-ts hve years, now, to get r i done turning up their noses at evi-ry-tnitig American and making damag ing comparisons between their own country aud "Yurrup." IMPORTANT DECiSiON. The Tax oa Bank Circulation Decided be Constitutional. to In th Supreme ourt, the case of Y.-azie cashier ol tho llauk of liau - Kr vs. Jeremiah l Vtino, mile. .tor, Chief Justice Lliasn Ufiivww opinion. After referring t th- cliange in the banking system, brougnt by iieces.-i.rv legislation to ms-t Ihee:.- , ; i- ... in I... tinstiees iireti'-u - which ar.ist u ..i 1... .IkmipvusI 111 tletilll ti..- ittioii of Congress relative to the ! by the unauthorized acts or force of "u : ,,f -In-Lury note,, the the officials ol the Dnlted Slates ,.,,v , ...,,,i,hnicniof natirial banko, and erament, r by the orditmnees of the .!.. a 4 ..... i - Tin, i n.tiuni I ( 1 HrbltMl to be uuMi-lllim il is, whether or not the tax often pa cent, on State banks, or .i..n..i i.anLw imvinir out the notes f individual or SXWj SSSSSSm It TTnuX hy a I oustiiuiioii. ... . . isTtit'.,;ite of a division oi opinion tho Ju-ii'" Ol the 1 ,,.t.s StMte-t Oliri lor .mum-. in a sUit bv the oihe-.s of the t-azie Bank iguiJt Jeremiah Fenno, ( lollectur of Internal Revenue, tor the recovery ol lax pvuaiues ana costs pm uu.-. i.rotest. The nana is .bartered by the State of Maine ana ,i,' ..-.tea on r.r..r J" -rdJ diitrWd on three ques- I clearly would not be valid in Mary- q- The. -:mt vtUe!her the second land. Constitution, art. 3, sec. 40. tion-. - . ,',inth aeetion of the act; "Entertaining these views, I BU9- : Spanish Gunboats Ready for Sea. c lause oi in Iul under which tain the demurrer, and order a jury to ; Nkw yobk, Deoember 16. Everything ol tjoiigrer oi j- trtj i8 a valid and i he sworn to try the issues of law j u in readiness on isard ihe Bpanisb gun the tax was con Thj otner two joined under the first, second and boata. and t hay are expected to leave to- w09ttioua are different in orm. j third pleaa, and atea the dauiagei." morrow. .l ...... 1 -.-.Mi. I IV M.Ur itUllltrinj- Chief Justice Chase reviewed at I length the iuesti.,ii of the iowers con ferred upon Congress relative to taxa tion and the kiud of taxation author ized bv the Constitution. Previous : decisions in the court were referred to , as showing that direct taxes conipre bead only taxes on land or ierhaps I taxes on personal property by general value and assessments in the several States, it follows that the power to ! tax without apportionments extends! to nil obiects. Taxes on others ' are included under heads or taxes j not direct, duties on imports , and exports, and must be col j lec.ed by a rule of uniformity, j i The tax tinder consideration is a tax j on bank circulation, and may lie classed under the head ol duties, and certainly is no in the sense of the Constitution, a maect tatx. Jt may be . .-aid to come within the same category : as that on incomes of insurance com panies, which this court has held not to be a direct In previous de cisions the question 0) taxation ot M franchise granted by a btate does '. not enter into this case, as the ob ; ject ot taxation is not the Iran-1 ehise. but Hoporty created on contracts ! ; made and is-md under its franchise or power to issue bank bills. Kail- j : road freight receipts, bills of lading : and naaaencers' tickets are not ex- i i empt from taxation by any relation to ! .. - - . . c I. . . I the .states grauiing a courier ua mo railway, and it seems diflkull to dis tinguish the taxation of the notes is sued for circulation from the taxation "uou u. ........ ...... of railroad contracts. B tions of contracts are DM th dawrlp- ms ol pr.iiit to the corporations isuiug them, and fcn - ...... ........ . . , : - ! - - to -.4buc revenue. The plea winai j ja this case taxis so excessive as to fcadi ieata a aataoT v he Pr of',Co1n- .ri rrnchmM nt I tie ress loues.ro ---- hank-, and is, thcielore, beyond the eotatitataoaal p -wers of Ctoasjrew. This question cannot be determined bv the court. TJae judicial cannot r,r,-4crih' to the kirislativedepartuient of the (iovernmeut limitations on t tie ; exercise ol acknowledged powers. Ihe , exer-ise ot a responsibility is not to the people, erciae of tional power, of the legwaiure the courts, but to Having, iu the ex utiiiisputed constitu underukeu to provide a thf whole country, it currency lor can't be" questioned that Congress may ; constitutionally secure the benefit of it to the public by approbate icgi-i.i-a1., ikio uiul .o --- lias de- nied the quality of legal tender to f uTiaia Hill I hM nrovidud bv ' law against thw imposition of base milTl 1111,111 the community, to me same end,' ,Congre3 may ais courage by suitable enactments the ciu-nhit n i as moiiev ot any nob-s nolissueil under Us authotitj With out this power, indeed, its attempt to awure a sound and utitf')r;!i currency for the country must be lutile. View- j ed in this light, in the other, as a thaty on contracts or property, we can-, not "doubt the coustituiiontt'.ity ol the tax under the Constitution. Ttie tavee gacottaea certified from the Cir cuit Court of the di-tri -t of Maine must, therefore, be answered aftirma- 1 tiveJy. Payment far Slaves. The Baltimore American of the Oth ' iu-t., says: On tsaturdav morning Chief Justice Beat tiled the following opinion in the case of Samuel u. uonagtoa, trustee ot Elizabeth Kattoo, vs. Annie 1. IJavL-, i" which case argument was had in Baltimore City Court on Satur ' v, LTth ult., on the demurrer at j -. -:(t to the pleas tiled by deftud p . ;'ced in the American of .ill i. aM '- "This mit was brouJ"' on tnC I9tfa ""i..,.-f v. ls:, to revovei '" " . . . .. 1 .nt...-. . t . . j . m. i i 1 i i i i frJTTi:.sMirKl doliara unci tttten (i, .i "d:i:t. made at ( uaries- ftiTrvAMU,-- pay- n, looi, ano. fmt ' tvitll I'lterest, to , 'if, and bf him ' rrv fSP, to tije s va ",a - . ..!.;.. .if . " , lit tiiniifl i1 H I'.rMM'ffT'T or art . a -a ... :!,.... caawHTOBu, wiuiuws t- ,i,.,-,ld puuntux as trantea, ene. i- .7. ..t... never was iiulehted, etc. ; soconu, ual ; she did not promise as alleged; i"' , . , , . third, that loe alleged cause oi tll'il, '" aid not accrue iiuiii unw t-.n3, "Afterwards, with tho aeavetH she Court, the defendant tiled four addi tional pleas, 6 GNU. 98, and the plain tiff demurrvd. Of tho four additional i.leiLs. the first altera that the note was given for the purchase ot a negro man slave, waica m-gro was set iraa hv prcx-laiuation of the I'residi-nt .it the United States, issuitl on the 22'1 day of Sejiteinher. to take aflaM on'the 1st of January, Is.;:!, wherel.y the consideration for said note wholly aud entire ly taile.1. " Tin- sfi-ond i!oa alleses that the consideration of the said note was the - aiU ne-ro 1'eter, tititl mat a, me nun the sale of said negro the saitl Brewster Wits In possession ot saiu negro as trust. O! -Mrs. aveua,ana warranted that the said negro should ; ?or Ufa raaaaaa a slave, etc., hut that ! iiiUTwanR to-wit: on the 23d Sep i BMBaaar, ls;. and 1st January, M, the Ouaiaaaicait of the United States, j - its t'on-rress aud chief exeeu- live otheer, Oivaatea tne aeienuain 01 II riglil, unit jriiit.uiji.si t-t' -s " i gro tree, whereby she lost all power and control, etc., and has become j damaged to the amount ot two thous-; and dollars, and pleads the same M a ; set-off, etc. " The third plea pets forth that the i consideration lor the note was the pur- j chase-nioi.ey of the said negro, who was warranted a slave for life, and that al i-r wards tie- Male 01 oou.n Carolina, on the luh Mara, imj , jjux taliaiaianl Mil tn nrrlTt TT1 changed tha ornutiii- law ot that State, ; eontinaUK Ula lxii"fitB f the grant whcn-liv it wits afdalaad "that slavery of j)Ui,iic lands tor the use of the Tenues shall never exist in said .State," where- see and CVsisa rivers esnaltrtl!, and also bv -the ha- heeii ilivi sH-d ol all right ' the bill reiooviug tbe disabilities tmoos-.d rL .u ,w..r ..... nd tho tourthuli.t - the SIVih Atuendwo.it, which wore charge that th- consideration of the said note was tne said negro as a slave ; - - - ... i. : . .. ... ...a.,..,, ,, . l, o '""V,'"u-' " r'.i. ' ... ill, ,ir lit.', will, ne Ilsl.llT.UI. HI iim- 11.111. Billed by reason, ot the deeUration of the said 8tate ou the ui it h January, 1, in sovereign convention, that u I eontracU, the iniusideration of Wtom - u... r " nn Was llio purciiaa pi. i, v -- void ill Ii I ot O'i eiu-ct, wnereoy sniu .,.t.. Iipth hecn.'iie null. void. et "The Government of the I'uited ; tale is of limiteti ami denned au tbority. having only the powers in tin- Constitution grantts.1. No author ity is granul to the Cnitea Btatea (Ii vera men 1 over the suhjtnt of slave ry in the Hevei-aJ StJttes, except that tinir iiujiortation shall not be pro hibits, I prior to the year IMS, conse quently the proclamation ol the Pn ident was without authority and voiil. True. Uie nharrl of the uniust act ha j been accompli-: j make it right. " The contn liisJ. but that does not ict Ix-tween Brewster and thf defendant is to be interpreted andentorc-tsiiovordins to Uwter contract, .i (.ill V Johnsou, 24-1, and the presi-nt holder of the note -llisl or took it with notice, litlt the obligation of the contract is not affected either . r ' I 1 1 i,iiuii i - - -.-s. ..... j Match, 1868 rVhen these ordinane passwl, South Carolina was a , were pa State in the I inon. t'onstitution I . Sftitaal by high author. ity that no Btate can div,ft vested ,... ,.,;...,! eoiniwoisi: inn. and rigmo ' ' MUch illSO !S '.tie ia , Adolph A lillts. .. '. rt . . . r .I,,, i i , The HaprHMb j States lias stud th live act .'''Vtliig v Jstlliri'lllt i.iuii .i ... ....., lliat a ,-5l a iv H-Kism- waatad ritrht is not a violation of the Constitution of the United unless it impairs tne ooiii- lon ot a contract i . ieiv; , . . tion ol a contract, 11 l'eier-, , ,j., oi.' "r1!: .r it IIIUI U 11 .111 U" . - - - NASHVILLE. Synopsis of Legislative Proceedings Yesterday. SPEC I At. TO THE APPEAL. Nashville, December 15. Senate. Mr. Cubbina introduced a bill to iucorporote tli( Citizens' Passenger Railway of Mempi.:. Mr. MoFall iotroiiue, ,1 a bill autborizirsr Hm Governor to issue six per cent. bonds to pay oil tho interest on Ismds loanf.l railroads past due, or which may fall duo during 1870 and 1871. The House resolution endorsing Trigg, concurred in ayes 13 aud noes 2. Sena tors voting no wero Hall and Carson. The Senate bill to regulate the mode of paying subscriptions to the Mississippi River Itailroad, passed Ua second read ing Tho 1)111 taxing eounti&s with cost in criminal prosecutions, passed its third reading. The House resolution requiring the Comptroller and Treasurer to receive from railroads bond of the State of any series in payment of interest, was re- jectod. . i.i A bill requesting railroad officers to de sist running freight trains Sundays, was laid on the table. Honse. The Speaker laid before the House a communication from the Comp troller, in reference to the claims of the Memphis and Ohio Railroad for transort- , . , . . . . . . . i " -""'- oflVrcd a resolution in m structing the Comptroller to Issue his warraDt for tho payment of said claims. Adopted. Mr. Hinckley offered a resolution ap pointing a committee to investiipite the validity of claims of laborers on tho Nash - ' fcrml to ville ami .joriiiwesiern aamwu a- the Judiciary Committee. Tho Cincinnati Railroad bill was amomW so as to give the .S.aU) the same control over it as over other railroads, and bili passed ayes 4S, noes 21. The House bill, authorizing tho Comp troller to isMie a warraut to ard a " lessees of tho Penitentiary, for one hundred anil winy-two tuousma dollars, was amended so that if there is no money in the Treasury, the Comptroller shall hypothecate State bonds to that amount, and bill passed third reading. The bjl! redmiug the license ol retail liquor dealers paaae-J thir l reading. The bill to relieve tho State Treasury was taken up. Speaker Perkins oiTored a bill In lieu s-hk-h provides that the State tax, bj eighty eeuts in the hundred dollars, All taxable property, and if paid in green backs shall be forty Mala otes of the Hank of Tenues, ee to be funded, aud the Tax on Privileges to be pledged for the payment of the interest on said bo'.ids. The principal and interest of the fun i; d debt of the Siate, now due or which may fall due by January ls7i to be funded. The b!l! Mated a second readiiiL1;. -. ; THE LXIst CONGRESS. WAsniNdTox, Decombr-r W. ft fa. Hr. Sumner presented a memorial from i the L'ujted States Colored Lalor Coiivon I tion, asking Cuugru I to divide and dia tiilmteihe public laiiUa j'oni negroes, i and appoint commissi-mers to purc-unse lands in those BoBMoni states wnere there are no public land?. Referred. Mr. Hamlin, fatal the Committee on the l,i;ri.-t of Columbia, reported, with ammdiue,.iii the L:ll to enooaraae ml I uroaaotn the' Intern atiopal and IndnatrhU i i . : . : .... i l-7l ii-i rjuiiw.nu m ... ...... .;,.t.. I T lis! til,- :.l..t n,I, ! lull Mm;.. . au''toriwd it aa eoreotaUoai for tho pur-1 chase prf3Joscd, and ih it wa. simply an mM a ororooiaT'on. the Dartiesi'Ueresicd beini; desirous of organizing at an early Afty. Hn,j hy gMwil, therefore, that the bill ;! 'taken up immediately. The byi was iheu rad, providing in detail yieans ; Car holding the propoawa hbwhb, oho ! laid o;r. ' I A hill oasaiJ distributhiff to DMBbeiS 0f ,-)ngress copie ,-f ihe Irllul'o of the ; Xaum M ,h0 ilempry of lyincoln. Mr. au.-ll.TKU oner; a resoiuuo.:, v.i.k-u ' irax acioaaj i . laaamettaaj tie Cnaiiajina Autawm tr) inaniro Into thfl pxpe- ....aey of icialing iie laws relative to th ditr;buii.u of Cat's or p. mi ll, -a incirrwt auadac rhu Oiiafoaaa law: aiid also fr inereasinir t salaries of (.Hectors, Survi-yom au.l N-iva! OOiysrs at tiiei.riucial P'-rts ot the 1 nited Mate. A uietioii s oiisi.lere.l ri'lernng a - much o! th Pres'dent a in-sa,;o us ra- ,n to foreign ll.ii. Foreign I otn miitee. M The SanaU concurred I it Htp rcg olaUoa to adjourn during the holidays. Mr. Tipton introduced a bill extending the jurisdiction of the t'oniutiesioner ot the General Land offlcc. in eaaea of the aoplieation for cancellation of BO U Bate I eii'.rios. which was referred to the oin laittCC on Public Land. Mr . Qatoraa introduced a joint res.il u- lution to authorize (Da i ommiswoner u , Internal Revenue to oner and pxy rewards i r... .i. una anorehenslun of anv ! person charged with murdering or at tempting to murder anv officer of inter nal revenue, llelerred to 'ho J ndi. iaar nal rev C'oinrnitloo. I ... Mr. Kieo introduced a bill totrovide for i the erection of a building for Government j purposes at latilo Hock, Ark., which was i referre.1 to Committeo on Appropriations. Mr. lirown!ow read from the Secretary's desk a loni: personal explanation in re- card to his connection with the late po-j litical erUafTj in Tennessee, denying the report that he aided the attempt toiled ; Audv Jol naoa Senator. ,,:. i ne Seci ciiu v or I tie i ronsury "w.ts asked inform the House wliat liad lieeome of the Mjnn.oO" recoived ua iudom- rntv iroiu i-iiui.1 1 i' Mr Kosser llli I J.l UCOd a L'lli prOVl'llDl? . . .. r. lerred. 1,111 lir.ti.A 3ir. oyer ! , i .... am !.. ..ipfiilHi i.-in uf.il der..si'.s nd the average amount Off capital slock ot , national biiiiks. i-yonu tarn anH.unt in- vested in I' nit i d .States bouds. Keferrod ; to the Committee on Banking;. Mr. Arnell offereil a resolution railing on the Secretary of the Interior for infor- i mation as lo the public lands raanalnlaa; I iinspro.rtiited In the several Suuthern Siat.s. Adopted. Mr. lliixsoff.ied a resolution requc-st-itijt tbe SaataaJMaa on Miue and Mining j to investigate tho cause of tha late tern- j at aurtltaal lithe Avondale Mints, and if there u anv poweT under the Consti'.u- i lion to reisirt 'a bill etnUstying such pn- visious as will, as t'.ir as practicable, pre-vi-iil a reenrrenee of s;ich aecidenis in the eoal mines; and also to rcsri on the pro priety of aaaaafcaj a comniittee lo Ik) called a CoinmitU on Public Safety, whose duly it shall lie to investigate the caus. -r s',.. 1,1. ..us wherebv liunian life is en- .1 ...... .....I I, tut 111 rei om.'iiend ie:isia- ,;,, , ,.vi.ie aitainst their bappeniiiit. ! and punish those p.-rsous oy wuose jujuji- u,eii--i' or i-iirele-s-iiess un-j inav aioned. ..., .,,,ririni? - pVtoTnakT. Veb navai and lllilitarv llrrHnt:ei.ie4its for laaiaa laUoai HI1(j ,,;,r, i n,.- Meet with Mr. Pcabody's ; r(.,aiim - are c-ommo'isiirate with the I Mmx of the countr iiud Ihe meriu of the l.s-Rsed. was laid oyer till llonaax Mr. llouir hton otl. icd a resolution u inis for information as to the payment of : he Is. nut -, for the capture .leileison Davis, which was adapted. The House then went Into a Committee of the Whole, with D.iwcs In the chair, on the Census Bill. Mr. OarlaM'a amendment requiring statistic ..f railroad, eanal, express, teie trraph, life, tiro and marine Uaaaranr companies of coast wiae trade, aud lake and inlandriver navigation, was adopted. The Omiiiiittw thou reported the bill to the 11.. use and proceeded to vote on the amendments Jliat was agreed to in Ihe Committee of tho Whole. The most of them were merely verbal sl lerationsand w.re agreed to. The aaaaad iii. nt offered by Jeneks and agnns:! to as aoelion 8, for the appointutcnt of special deputies, to collect and arrange tlje man ufactiirimr and social statistics, was aureeU to yeas. 90, nays, 86, and without dis posing of all tbe ainenUments, the House i - . . !. .l; I MEMPHIS, TE!N"Sr., WASHINGTON. Wasbixoton, Hcccmber U. The Sen s'. B Committeeon the District of Columbia yesterday agreed toreiort atiill to encour sge and promole an International Exhibi tion at Washington in 171. The Postmaster-Oeneral hasnoifi''d the Congressional Committee that the North Gfrinan Confederation has abolished the flanking privilege, and renews Ids recom mendation that Congress do likewise. The contested election cases of Van AN vck v. (ireen, of New York, and Co voile vs. Fooler, of Pennsylvania, was ar gued before the Committee on Elections to-day, and then referred to sub-committees. Judge Hoar will be nominated to the Senate to-day. to succeed Judge Grier in the Supreme" Court. In the Supremo Court yesterday, a suit to recover twenty-live t uousand dollars difference in the price of Jiwelve hui'dred sharenin the Michigan Southern Ra 1 -o;:d i stock, which were sold by Merriman A Kartlett to Jerome, Kellogg & Co.. on throe days' option, was decided against the plaiuiills. When the option expired the priin had declined from 108 to S7, and the Nt,ock was tendered but the payment of the difference refused. The committee on the subject of the tax on standing liquor casks decided that no alteration of Commissioner Delano's de cision bo made. The President to-day made the follow ing nominations to iho Senate: E. H. Hoar, of Mass., Associate Justice of the Supreme Court ; James W. I'urviance, of Teun., Attorney for the Western 1'istrict of Tennessee. The Committee of Internal Revenue officers to whom was referred the subject Ol a change in the recent order of De lano's, concerning the use of stand-casks, have, on consultation, decided that no reasons exist m hy any alteration or modi fication of the order should be made. THE RED RIVER ROW. Chicaoo, DeceraVier tin A special to too lrit.unt from St. Paul ot this date says. "The latest intelligence from Red river Is to the effect that the rehels have plaisnl Uov. McTavish under close guard on account of his recent proclamation ad vising them to lay down their arms and mi limit to the (iovernmeut. Capt. Cauij bell,of MeDongall's party, attempted to enter For: Uarry, but was.mer at the -aios by a sentii.el, who forced him back upon American soil upon pain of being shot, and was forbidden to re-enter the linos." TRANSATLANTIC. England. TjOSDcrx. IXceinber 15. The Telegraph has an editorial on the renewal of the Keci proo: '. v ireuy, wherein It predicts -oinc modiricii m of the poller of Oaa Kress towards ilio Domioion of Canada, ihrouii the nitlifiicc of Secrotary Fisb, who is betim ed 10 be In favor of fr trade. The Timet to d ty, w Ula admBtiaw tin bjapcored qoanthy, qaattty and price of India cotton, tOM uot ouaillT the dis plucriiieut of Amer.o in decriptions pos sible. Fance. PAr.T9, Dcogmber ii. TWOarHas lnsur rc -tioiiisis contlattil !uiie aetivo on trio boriirr oi i - r.n I, 1 'x-terday several c.i , ,'f iiriiu. tuitsttit to belong to theia, w re soiz. ,1 at Rayonne, and other places in t!i it neighborhood, by lh- lYnich au thorities. TELEGRAPHIC SUMMARY. Nr.val MamaMatS. Bgsmtat, teoeflfber' U. Tha Irouelad Terror turn t-t'K'-u hi r i rVw,'aVd ,s;.- to New Yorlt. an i sui)-e pi- ntly to the West todies. Other rajkela tittimr out for oa, laelBdlng tlie aaw steamer Worces ter. The Niagara is being converted into an ironclad. Violation of th: says the Sp ini Foreign Enlts!m?n! DaMaaaav l-1. The lids at onl,stiiii( me Act. S'lOI . to servo again?! t'litta, and legal evidence ot the fact has been offered tot tie law officers of the I nited Statoe In tldselty, ana tney decline to receive information or act in any way iion it. The Kin lucky Senatorehip. I.onsviLi.E. Heceuibci li. -Two inef- ' I, i iu.il h.,: -;s for Ignited Slates Senator were had in the Kentucky Legislature to day. The last one stood: Stevenson, IS; KeCeraarr, M; Gallaway, 10; Fiulev, 10;! Reck, 1. If the race is "narrowed down I .: i.-;i St.vi-ii-on and I-('rean', the iatter wij! 'ioiiUless bo elected. Suspicious Charade- Arrested. I'iNr-iNNAii, December 15. At I o'clock j thia Baniwiag the police arrested a in in leriiriiiiiietiiieks, who gave his n-inie as J. ' W. Lane, on him ihey l'..;;ttd f50 in gen- ulno mosey and tiM in countueii . sj j also a cir.-nl-.ir letter from Stogan ('"., j No. 7 ' N ass. in street, New Yorn. Inferui- I bM bjina that thev sold counterfeit money, ; ' so'w'eti ea.vnted s to deceive the Cuverii- j I uieiit Treasury eupcrts, and at low rates. , I He tea locked up securely and will be ! I l.rougtit boibro the I'nited S'tatea lAitn- I uiissi',L".r. 1 OUR RAILROADS. Among the railroad projects at present before tonpivas for subsidy, right of way or endorsement, we find the following, Mcmphisisdirectly or Indirectly 1 3 :n. crested: BaaaU baU No. IM, ..ffered by ttenator I Nve. or Nevada, provides for the oon- I atraettoa Of a rati road from Galveston, ' t . -, to fort Gibson in tlielndian'Cher- ' ..k,-e; Xarrftarr, wilh a branch to Little i Baek, Ark. distance "..K miles, right of tray 8M feet, making a total grant of 'H, 500 acres. senate Joint resolution No. 9, proposed by Senator Morion, ot Indiana, provides lor granting the right of way to tho Mem pMa, Kl i'aso and Pacific Kaiiroad, giving taw cmpany t.0U acres of land. C'erlaiu parties, through. Senator Poeaa- rov, hsk lor ttiiriy million wtru iiun.wou an,i thirtv-four thousand tour hundred ai.-r.-s t IHiia lor me construction ui u rawi and telegraph from thesoulhern boundary of i. . . - is to the Pacific O-.-ean in the di rection of Ifl Pago! 'Ihe supposed length of tho road is l miles. This would be at the rate of lorty nations psr mile! This U intended us " a job" to f.jrcf a compromise with the Fremont and Epper son party. Senate bill Xo. 101 now before the Sen ate, ottered by Mr. McDonald, of Arkan sas, proposea to guarantee interest on cer tain "bonds to be issued by the Memphis and St. U'uis, and thaiaU. Louis Iron Moun tain K. R. I'ouipsnies, to entble thorn to build a road from Morley, Scott county, Mi-souri, lo Helena, Arksusas.the road to servo as a leyee. The amount of bonds will be ?ii,nU) per mile, they will run thirtv vears, and pay six per cent iu gold-Tin- diitau.-e will be about JtiO miles, and the total amount of bonds about $6,0UU,U00, the animal interest on whleb, after com pletion of tbe road aud levee, would be 100,1,00. Seuato bills Xos. 9 and 134, offered by Senntor Kiee, ot Arkansas, provide for tbe incorporation of" The Central Indian Kaiiroad Company," to extend through ibe Indian territorv. Tbe Cijociaw Leg- islaiiire has protested against too pr.Mect. fhe lenatn ot the roa.l is io do inree nun dreit and uny miles. 1 na grant iisseo ioi is i-n sections oi tana pi-r u.iu.-, n .u i.ut.iiiisrv rivht oi wav. iiiakinir a total grant of three thousand live hundred sec- nous, or -.ii-i.jpywics. or Another bill, introduced by Senator Uflfti relates to the International racine l.auros.l, running southwest from l air., to the Itio Urai.de, Texas, alroa.lv incor- I outrage of decency; poratad ami granted lands, P.1 Flaaai looks alsnit for uuioire.i iiiui-s i.uig, nitu now i. s. aabaUly of guaranteed interest six per ceii. on first mortuaiie bonds, in the rate of ?15.0OU, being a total of $15,5lKI,UOu taking tho annual interest guaranteed f.sJ,i,ll(K). Hlill another bill is for a Southein Pa cific roaj. near the thirty-second parallel of latitude, the length of which is to be 19UO miles, with a grant of forty sections to a mile, aud 400 feet lor right of way, making the total grant Tti.OOtl sections, or .js r,s.-,,.;mi acres. It also asks a puanyitee of interest on atJAUiiO per mile. Total amount of bonds, O,H0u,U0O; annual in terest. f:),tf4K,00U. senator Sencer, of Alabama. otTera and attends to Senate bills 267, ttS and M, '1'he first for a road from Selma, Ala., to Mcinphla, 'fenu. ; the aecoud from Dcca tnr, All., to Aherdaeii, Miss.; and the third from Chickasaw to Hlloton. Total length of tlie three roads Is about 60 miioe. Customary right of way asked for and alx alternate section of land, making a total of li.sl sections and Lnaaa acres. Senate bill No. 174, offered bv Senator t, Donald, of Arkansas, asks for a gTant ot land t a4 o a railroad and telegraph line from tho Junction of the Ohio and Mississippi rivers to the Moxiuau bound ary, at or near I'residio del Norte, on the ; ,ore Tribune to endorse htm as an " lnno Rl i Grande, with a branch east of MS de. wh, h dops iu lui, ,,vie. of west lousitudo. to Lawrence, Kansas. nt. , wclu u ln" 'f e- The distance is 1400 miles; 80 sections are " We all know Mr. Beecher to bo as in asked for to the mile, a total of SO.QOO-in i genuoUB aa a child, and know that be alj K Uau.bOO aaraa. I navar kaowingly did, or will do, any THUKSDAY, WASHINGTON GOSSIP. JCDOK ORIF.K Has not yet signed his resignation, but will in a few days, fie has reasserted it his determination to retire on tho 1st of February. A UfcAVY JOB. The Hank of California" has an agent on the way to Washington Instructed to pro cure authority for thai institution to do a banking business on I'aeilie Railroad bonds as a basis, and that, if successful, it will organize on a capital of twenty million dollars. THE MISSOURI TEST OATH. It was expected that the Supreme Court would on Monday last, decide theAIis- ., . -A....I it now asserted quite authoritatively that It will not be decided at this term of the Court. No roason is assigned for tho de- iy- THE CTTBAX tjUESTIOS. The House of Representatives and the President are likely to clash upon the Cuban question. A majority of tho mem bers of the popular i-Mly are propaied to endorse the CaemaUteo on Foreign At fairs, known to he favorable to a recogni tion of the patriots and tho indeiiendriiee of the Island. JCIXiSIKN'TS EESbERED IX TH K COURT OK CLAIMS. The Clerk of the Court of Claims has i furnished to Congress a statement of all 'judgments ordered in that Court for the j year ending with the 6th of December, j lm!9. Of eighty-four claims twenty-four ' were dismissed. The aggregate amount i claimed was iitiou: J2,000,OUO, and 8900,000 i were awarded. MOVKMHNT TO BCCONSTBUOT TBM XBU3EB. The movement by W. J. Smith and others to re,nstruct Tennessee does not meet with favor from the leaders of the House, who say that Just as the recon struction business is about toendit would be a suicidal policy for the party to under Wka to interfere in the affairs of a State hilly represented In Congress. N'otwith- I standing this opinion, the rasoaui will try U on," as tbe saying U. vjaaaraaai Prominent Republicans from Tirglnli", now in Washington, think the State will be admitted this week. They say there is no opposition to it in Congress, and rely much on Butler's influence as Chairman of tho Reconstruction Committee. The zreatest anxiety is said to exist on this question throughout Virginia, as it is he Roved that restoration to the Union and abrogation of military rulo will attraot capital and immigrants. POST a Ir- T I : U UO U A P H V . The President, although he did not mention tho subject in his message, re gards the postal-telegraphy project as fea sible, and that if judiciously carried out, it must result in general good to tho peo ple. He has had tho beuetit of argument and full statistic of the practical working of the system in Europe, furnished by Minister 'asishur.-e, yho, wblio a mem ber of tho House two years ago, prepared an elaborate bill for tho adoption of the plan. alcorn's elkction. Tho Washington correspondent f the New York if'orhi savs a prominent oaa- the seratte l'nrn Mis-,isti..i, at Capital, declares Ah oru's eleeiton : IS uo Radical viotorv. Daal was df niv obieo- : , - s.-- ' tionable as cn ;jir!i a Ltuiorious rariiei bagger, and a brother M law of th-.' I'resi-tk-nt. Ii was fouud impossible to excite enthiisiasm for him. Alcorn was believed hv nnuiv Conservative leader not to bo an extreme man, and heme they interest in defeating him. .i reit no TUB SIOCEK IX OKOnOIA. Tho bill to force the nigger " on Geor gia, introduced by the Senate Judiciary Saaaaaitaaa win, it is aatd, most peitalnhr pass, with or without tbe amendment of Morton, of Indiana, wbleh provide for iiiiS:'" tac auuussion oi ucorgia cotuin gent nin the ratification of the X 'th Amendment: for declaring it a penal of fense to hold office contrary to tho ooadi- I tlons of inn third section of the XlVth I Amendment, and for making It a funda mental condition that there shall be no j dUi-rjoonatinB .smdiiions on account of I race or color In ability tq oftie. It is i said by Georgians now in Washington j that In vjeir of the certainty of thisnieas I ure passing t'omjresa the Leitislature i when It meets on January 1st will restore ! the negro members and thus lay claim to ' immediate Congressional representation. THAT SCANDAL. The HUUardion-McP.irUn.l New York scandal divides with Congress the atten tion of the people of the country. The Cincinnati Commercial of Tuesday pub lishes a statement from a Mr. Harrison, of Indianapolis, tbe lawyer who engineered Mre. McKarland-Richardson's divorce, from which we learn that McKar land lived uncomfortably with his spouse, tha: ho waa proToked into the weakness of throwing tumhlers and cups .... . at her when sbe ran tioyond tJie reach of his list; that she was an uuconiinaluiuis "dear one," until Richardson, wilh his reportorial blandishments aud jrlibness ot I tongue, induced her to think herself badly anil tn nut herself in the wav of a ' mJZZL ,l ,.,an of htii I naslilaia She smothered speak of her her feelings, anu did not hardships with Mac until Hichaidson, the friend of the Vice-President, put It into her head that i ha '.vaa a better man than her husband; that In " free-iovc "parlance he w.u " her . afflitity," and the unfortunato Mao was! not. Then cornea her attempt at self- i support, her fiasco at' Booth's, her failure as a "readist," her flight from hr hus- j band and children, her refuxe with ltich- j ardson, or with his Boston lree-love friends, and at last the free-and-easy di vorce in Indiana. This is the story, lip to the day of the murder. Then we have Beecher's views, participation and encour aement of the dirty, adulterous romance. The author of Vorwood joins w ith the i jjlvort,nc) Frothingham in praying the Aluiiichiy to bless Kicbardson and his ; partner for what tney nan oeeu, wna; tue now i'.-re. and were io ue to eacu omer. ; - - taken to task bv ; -',r , " , , . , the press ami ins cnurcu nr uis he feels it, a scape-goat upon whoa) to foist the responsibility of his fanclerie.il and disgraceful conduct He pitches ou Greoley, who Introduced "ftve-iove" Mrs. Calhoun to him, which laUy wss the persuading cause of his pres ence a", th'. death-uod njurriage at the Astor House. Greeley refuses to be scape-gout, S8vs he only introduced Me Calhoun, and bad nothing to do with Beecher's attend ance with WotniHgbam, IJeecher foiled here, availed himself of a letter ol inquiry from Honner, of tho LetUjer (who pub lished 'Norwood"), and plays the "in nocent dodge," saying that lie attended the death-bed marriage without baaaUtiaaj into the character of the parties or their antecedents no doubt thinking the pub- lie of Jiew York and ot the couulry would be stupid enough to believe that he had not read tho particulars of tbe homicide in tbe papers of the day, and also the par tlchi&r of the occasion for McFarland's shooting Kichardsou. This don't go down. The next move is to get the free- DECEMBER 16, wrong whatever. All his errors, if lie makes any, are of the head re.'i i of tho heart, we look upon hint as a leader, and none of us ex pout him to follow iu the wak of any other mortal. Whatever Iw ;vs or does he honestly believes to he right; and, ninety-nine times out of each hundred events prove him to be so ne: right, even to thincs wtiieh at tho time caused severe cri! icisms, that we have all learnc! to wait calmly for the full ilovel n.rnTi: to show how tirmly he stands by justice and right." Frothingham doeo not play the innocent. He neither denies or affirms. Like Daniel i O'Conoej's contumacious witness he has " nothing to fay," good or bad, in his de fense, and so turns in and contents him- j self by abusing the press, characterizing It as unreliable and without truth, and ' the editors as atheists, deists and pagans. All of which is bully for Frothingham. This is the case as it now stands, baring that it is leaking out that Richardson made efforts to secure Mrs. MsFar land a divorce and that i-.f er the man ner of the lobby-friends of the smiling Vice-President of the l.'nited States he j ii. I not .: ' . tj 1 ' i, for nr Imtr ttileh : ,. . . . . j evidence as would secure the object he j had in view for the woman that slept in ' , , ... , ., i the samo rtsim with him. Mcl-arland s , frif u.is are busy. A collection has been 1 , set afoot and ii is expected the full amount i of mS for his defense will he subscribed j by men, who, like the editor of the '- ! rirr-Ji-urnat. might or would be in McFar land's place, having liko provocation. "Them's our sentiments." The New York correspondent of the Philadelphia JMajMaM say s : Uossip says that Richardson's real anxi ty to wed Mrs. McKarland before he died was occasioned hy the fact that she i will probably need an orcouchsur in two Or three months. If true, this places tbe assurances given, by the Rev. Mr. Beecher and others, of the immaculate innocence of the parties they assisted to bijamize, In a curious tpiandary. lns-Kjth, those rever end gentlemen were completely hum bugged by Mr. lireeley, who had been just as completely humbugged In advance by Richardson. Con ceited old man, as tJreeley is, he wouldn't I have moved a linger in this "muddle" 1 had he been aware of the real state of tbe ' : case; for he Is too cold-blooded an animal In the sexual sense to encourage liber tinism." TELEGRAPHIC oSARKETS. NTW YORK, New York. L'.- ruber l4.-Cotton heavy , rtai-i t; bale; uplands 25. rkmr at tttwira ahtakr ii aaat ti wheat Red 81 30; No. 1 Spring $1 2!. C'oro aoaati ail t ailt. Ki.-e &t&7. Coffee dull. Masar- Culta ll,Ult3kC. 310iaMi4 ti2. Dry Good? Languid and attchniii(ei. Money The market was very r.i Ingent np ' to -:-'ir) p.m., with the rates for call loau at 7 , g-jld to l-!S9.ts:. prrdiem, bat after that hoar i money becaaie easier, in aaaaaiajaaBMai of the paytti. Lt by tbe Treasury for the bond pur chastsl, uiut bef.,re3 p.m was easy at"cur- I reuuy to trold lataraat; t,ut. after bank tmurs, i money agate advanced lo 74 g-ld, aud 1-10 per i diem, bui the ,t- man, I vaayaaMral supplied 1 before ibat ilin. Bern M certatuly some In- iilcatioii that lite stringency Is Batag assisted by aruaetal moaaavaa - werw very scarce t, -, t -.y and lu sharp demaud. The failure was aunuuneed to-'lay of Rich ard Pattiek Cab. of tew Voik audSsn Kran- ! cic. and w. Ii. Well, bank stoek broker, and 1 lormer clerk In lhs ttub-l'reasury. Their IJa- ; unities tiro nii tated. Knmoi says that a j proiTiln.-i.l dry oods Grm will also suspeud, but the unrue is omitted. Theaoremfu eoinmittee of the Stock Ex- ; ehauge have ei,ii,-:iud not lo offera reward ' tor the appi'eheiii.iii of liray and Pratt, as the victims of tie- fuimiy Loau frauds have ! nlready taken ihe neeesmiry step In the mat- j ler. They bnve, however. dirv'U d iheir law j committee lo - aa that there is uo compuund ItiK With Hi- rotmes. TJie rtlsismnt market wan tit.seltled by ntcr- , qantllti lailnrus,. and rf.r.-s were somewhat : no Dillal. Jrfrrliiii: Mrm :it w',ill. lloldhsvy, ' f.ientU in 121 loucliina 111;, aud '-loslrnrat j . 1 he mu : j liiu rales were Ts aotd to."l-B4.'3 ; I-Itti. Cteanmces a-t5,ou.oou. Uovernments I have deoiiiiisl. but closed 4teady. Slate '.sun Is !rr ralar, liol Eenernlly strong Old Tonnes- , scesou't; Jfvw do 1 CfNCUfXATT. 1'ivrrysATi. Dcvmccr IV - Klonr Fumtiy. , tr, f.i. wh.-at $t t i iui, if w?t,a j V5. fiato o t Cotton arter mfaViltaaji E?: j2Ic Wiiukv si - Tits. Pork tal xi. ljulli shoulil'-rs 13; si. its l-' .ttri'i. lla.-on , sliould.-rs li sides i.'. ,1s.. riatns ti ! Baater M Lk . . f or.l ;s -. sin nr ; . rot..--- '-s . . ua at 14 ....is T.'i. Hois it l .1" i . Itye WiiiKc. ' Molasses T" jStV-. Cheese 17 I- - .. CHICAGO. Chicaoo, rvcemiH-r 1 Flour Sprlngextra ta ...5 cu. Wheat 4. '.-. Ccrn r-:. (ana i i.e naney '(ioo- H tab wines 1 Sljc. qgar-N. atUit!jr- Fork ill a. fie i. Lard l4ist4u. Hulk sMes UJ.S. shoal- , tiers Uc Snort r'b sldds Lj'v. llaius Ul1, ltf:,c. ST. LOCIS. St. I.otns. rv-vniiier 15 Flour Km!', surer, IS TJASt 2. Wheat No aaprlnctav, Crrn v-ellow 74 -CK. OaUHaa UveM. Whjskr : H. Bflear 12 !:".. Molmu'si 7u,il Puik 53. ! bulk Hn.muera :,.,S-,r. sides IHVc. Ha- ; con sk"ii!.!, rs 1.-,',. 11 . . "lie. Linl lixv Sides Uvlli, , LOCISJILLE. tnaanariuat IwmNr IS. -Cotton mid- ' .Ulng Ke. Hogs n 7r,' 10 25. Tobacco i Sal.-s of iu hhds luas 6 mMt '); leaf, ta, 1" ft). Pork It .'A Ba.s.n shouiilera feBfe Btdaa 1 IS'iHVis. Balk shocWaraJ"1 ,o, l Jn lt;,w i li'.lu. "Lii.i-Tier.i" ls'-is. Whtskr flour extra fainily V. Jo. Corn i3,i70. Oats 5s. htaaeaaajai !'',. Prime inolassea 75. Hams j 22. Bagging . CHaiu.kstoN. CHARr.rsToN. December 15. Cotton kteady, Miil.tliiiics 24-,.-: sales S8 twls; receipts li bales) exports forelk'n 471 bales. HVW ORLEANS. NKtr Oklbans rs-.-iiiber U Cotton ictive, ..ill.-, 21 .1.21'.,. Sales trtiiO bales: recclpLs ttabalaai xp... tsto Liverpool Soii; to Harce Ions ftWbllles. Hav -Prime Western S29; New York SK ot't KewaSoll Kl-iur -upertlnc, 44 75; XX 6 To : XXX, . Corn firmer white SI HI;ye!low ?1 15. , New Mew P.irk, 32 5o;Oi.i, ttt S Kacon yillet si.t.- . -L ; shfiul t.-rs Ifi- ilt;;, : iu-w h c hams scarce 27. Ijinl ljisS; keg 21 ..21t.. Oats Wl. Hrun Si 15. Inula b-iKKtou t3 Soger prime I2jj. Mnlsssv prime a70. 1 Whisky .lull an.l unsettled, 1 t'.-l 1.7. CofTce stuitly Fsir '.V-ii .c; piUue lli1-!?. Oold i UzV, Merlins 1st New York Sight J-i dls. Kreighii -t all to Liverpool T-lcdi Havre lc; by afaua to Ltt-. ip.sjl EMM; to Xaw Taaalaa, MOBILE. MuliILK. re.-..mberl . 'otton flrmer -MM- ' Unaa 2U'-4. s.Ues lsOO bales; reealpta i 5117 bales; exports oT7 bales. SAVANNAH. BHavakh ah, December 15. Cotton flrm, J4V,; iulv AM bales. FOREIGN. ji.m. iithi ipr Londo. Deeembcr 15 Consols for money i for afcounl w5i. Bonds flrm; MB. ' MJt; tiis. Si .; b.s. s. j iis-ius, a4j &,iv , UKunI liO; A. i O. W. t.'!--.. LiVEKtsxii.. Deoember O. Cotton steady , Uplands ir-id; Orleans 1JS: sai.w 12,000 bsles. bread-aims quiet Califoi aia white wheats Bd; .ed western, No. ?. lis .td'jHstd; winter Ss i I tv lOd. Western flour 21s ikt. Corn, No. 'A, as"sd.."cJ I. Osts2s9d. IIavkk. I vcem her D. .otton nrm ires HV aaafct KKA.NKKoKr. December 15. U. 8. 10-4C li"-kj j itim- TlflCol NEW ADVERTISEMENTS. Caution Caution LL persons are hereby cautioned against purchasing any of the Lands, lionds nr Securities belonging to the Memphis and I Little Kock Kailrosd Company of K.l'. Brink- : lev, ttles Os eu, Henry K. Kdinondson, B. I). W'illiams, U W. Goodwin, A. McDonald or J. I L. Meigjts, or makin? any contracts with theu In eonmeettaa with said road, or paying into their In, mis any moneys due belonging: to said coiiii'.my, as sll snch contracts, trans- fersorconv. ysnees nnele by either of them since the loth of November, !W9, are illegal, an,i will not le rtcognUed by tne legal Hoard of Directors. F. KL MAHAX, rres't Memphis and Little Hock P.. K. Co. Memphis, 'lenn., Deeeinber II, USSt. deia MASONIC NOTICE. V SPECIAL cotmuunlcatlon of Ange roiia Lodite No. ls. will l.e liel.lTliis ITHIIBflADYl Kveiiini:. Deeember lBth. at 7 o'clock, for work in the M. M. degree. All M. M. sure rraternally invited. JOHN ZKNT, W. M. Jolts 1)k tisi, Secretary. aaM COMMISSIONERS' SALE. TY virtue of a renewed order ofssle, ren I deri.l at the October term, MtH.oftliB Mis sissippi eonmy t lrcnlt i ' utt, 1 will proceed to sell, in the hl(hest and best bidder, on a credit of four months, at the uuurthuose door In the towu of Osceola, Arkansas, On TUESDAY, January 4, 1870, nil that iraclofland lying In said county, and known ss the Nodeus farm, containing about H'.liO acres als.ut sm acres cleared. 4ale lo be ' made within Uwtul hours. i It Art. HoWEN, Commissioner. Atlhesfttne time and lace, I will sell, lo j jrjan trust fund. JAs tel. mule, pta.-ed tile Ho-ii, s Jl JAM. B. MAT, Itecelver. Plantation for Rent FOR the ensnlng year, my Undivided Half of the Parmer Place, situated In Crittenden county, Arkansas, near Bled noe's Landing, forty miles below Mem phis, and three miles from the river. The whole place contains one hundred and fifty acres cleared land, gin and gin-house, dwel ling and outhouses. The richness of the soil la unsurpassed will easily yield a bale of cotton to tlie acre. For terms, apply to K. H. Worth ZT Second street; or Frank Jaaar, Bled- 1869, DISSOLUTION. Dissolution of Copartnership. T1IK FIRM OT Blades & Berlin, of Wythe Deput, Tena., I la this day dissolved hy iiutnal rreomer.t. J. K. Blade. Is authorised to aM : I 1 amounts don the laie firm, and wiil jav"! tbetr llabilitloH. !- KUMICIPAL ELECTION. ELECTiQ.i NOTICE. IX scoTdanee with th proclamation of b! Excellency. D. VI". V. Benter, to me- lsnin! lecenib.-r 7, lsu, I will o-eii mmd to-..: .: election, la all tbe L'iatrlcts of Hhelhy coun'y. On SatarrJy, January 8, 1870, Tor the electtnn of a Jn.is-B r.: thoromraoD UvujKrtHtU ih-.e i. oeaaalOMat by th aaataiillni of tbolloo. H- Le ano also to elect a i'hjn-ellor for lh.'itian(r; i;oart, to flli iho .- . j '-y om-J :y Un resignation of Hon Wui. M. rtiuith-Sor the uaexpired teim-,. JOiiN' P. n n 'illN'T.st. Commtaatooor of H ,u-aUou lor .siioiby Co. GROCERS AND COTTON FACTORS. j.t. rAaoaaon. C. C. CLAY FARGASCN&CLAY, Wholesaie Grocers, COTTON FACTORS, 330 Front Street, Terms Cash. Memphis, Tann E are now receiving cap of the largest end best selectl st'icks f itotxls lt has ever been oar ptuaureto offer to the trade, and to a rut-ei ass buyers w are prepan-1 to offer Inducements that canu-it Is. so, -passed. 600 sacks Rio Coffee all (trades; 600 barrels Relined Sujtar all frradee; 60 hhds. Louisiana Suiear ail gradea; 600 paekaeea Syrups and Moiaaaea all gr.uJes ; 100 kegs Knllsh Sods; 200 boxes English Soda; 1000 packasjes New Mackerel; 600 packat;t Yirginla Tobacco; "50 berreis Robinson County Whisky; 100 " Rourbou Whisky ; luO " R.-cti tied Whisky; 50 T unessee White Whb-ky; 100 isixes Layer Raisins; 50 boxes i,js. oti i Xuts; 100 cases Sardines; 100 casus Rranjy Cherries and Peaches. For sale by FAU'iASi N A CLAY, se8 S.T0 Front 8b :. 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To the Frienda of the Old Memphis Appeal And others we ask the friends of the Old jivupilhl APPEAL, and all suppouers of Constitutional Liberty, without regard to i past party affiliations, to aid ua in extending our circulation and business. In the warfare we are waging agalnat Radicalism -its cor- ' ruptloni and usurpations. Hpeak to yoar ; neigbbor and get him to take the papar. uih? rri.-iKi, .iy s 1 1 1 tie enort. ,-ias we Suently sent ubscribers. ns op wards of On Hundred Let each try. Address, KEATiNS, ENGLISH 4 CO., MMpbto, Ti8. DRY GOODS. GREAT Reduction i SWEEPING Reduction Great Bargains DRY GOODS This Week ar B.Lowenstein&Bros ON MONDAY NOVEMBER 23th, We will commence se-llinj our Im mense Stock of STAPLE & FANCY Dry Goods AT ASTONISHINGLY LOW PRICES ! Our Enure Stock has leen MARKED DOWN AH those wishing to .w.ure Great Bargains Should not fail to ctill before making their purcha.t3. 3. Lowenstem & Bros. Main ar.d Jefferson Sts.. Entrance to Wholessia Department, 244 Main bireet, ! I l" vV 0 an eiTVH-!.il Inducements Country Morchnn-4. BOOTS AKD SHOES. New Firm New Goods 30UTHW08tF& THAYER, STRICTiiY WHOLESALE DEALERS IN Boots, Shoes & Hats 139 Main St.. Memphis. At competing prices wii h any other ', Market. OooM Sota ONI.T to Mkr chants. Satisfaction guaranteed in ev ery lustance. se30dJtw GGOOBAR & GiLLILAKD, Exclusive wholesale Dealers in BOOTS AND SHOES HATS AND CAPS, Ail MAIN rfTKKET. SVKBSTr t; BLUCX, Memphis, TuunessM. We are now reoelvln our f--.II atovk. the . s--i we have ever offered to the trade. Merchants will find It to their Interest to examine ? buylntc. anlt aaa .1 1 STOVES, ETC. CHARTFR OAK STOVE CATECHISM : (?. -.'...n. Who made the flrst Charter Oak Btovet . Aimt.-U. F Fllley, of St. Louis. U. When vaa ll nrstiadsf A. In tTc year IS52. O. Are they ood rttoves? j. The " best in the world." O. Ilow are tliey male? J. From the best qnslity of fron. Q. Who says they are good stovea? A. All those thai use them? Q. How many were sold In l-ea? .1 ncre were tvi miu, Q. How many out at thai nam her failed t A. Not ope. Q. Who selis the genuine Charter Oak In Maaaaaaal A.J. F. SrHABKI. A CO., 427 MAI.YST. a. - Are there Imitation stoveaof that uamet A. Yes; plenty of them. Q - How can pnrcl.ssers tell the genuine? A. By seelnswabe aaaue of U. r . t ...cy on each rttove, " O. How should part'es order them? A. Tell your merehaiii to get Filley's. Q. Does 1. F. Hcuabki. a Co. have a good stock ? A. Yet; they UtKm nl WhnUmtlt Re tail, and keep TI -V WAItE, CAHJIAUS, tie., in good ..:-(-.. J. F. SCHABEL & CO., NO. 227 MAIN STREET, MEMPHIS, Solo Asentfl, Is guaranteed to be In alt respects a FIRST-CLASS COOK STOVE Call and examine them. Fur aie by T. IS. JTJ3XBS, 38 Second Street ar Roofing. Gnttering and Uenersl Work solicited aud promptly eaecnted. oc FOR SALE. T'WO 2-Story Frame Ilrvn..- on Fxrhange X sueet cxteniltsi. wilh a i- iu.t- r!.. An A No. 1 Building Lot on A Labuuia street, near Bull Ron. Se by lie. in .ores of choice Harden I. in-.l. near Chel sea Church, on Thomas avenue. And a ! Saloon and Fixtures, rentrally located. m)th the good-will ol the present proprietor. All or any of this pper-y ;m bes.,1,1 l-w. Apply;. Idyl.j JTb.1. -HfFlL SALE OF STOCK. 0 ,N FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17th . at my resi- ;nce. six miles nonn or turtnluty. Ark., 1111 sell a lot of flne Mares and Colts, Mtich Cows, Work Oxen, beef UaMlgL 1U I and Pork; also, " Cyolopa," ' A tliorough-bred blood stallion, and " 3TER I LINO." a abort-horned Iram aud. My creditors spsslaiLy invited to sttand. vol. 30-ro. io(; AUCTION. HPE'JiAL HALE OF FASHIONABLE FURS, AT AUCTiCfsJ, Thursday Morning, Decemoer I6ib, AT 10 O'CLOCK. Comprising over KM lots of Mink. Frmlns. rBtfe, Sqa:rrel, r. aver and Ottar Capi, Col lars, Victoria, Pelerines. MaC, Caffi, etc., etc, the whole to be soul without reserve, by GOTTLIEB k EZEKiEL, Auct'rs. 3H Cor. Second and Adams Bta. PEEEMPTORT 8 Al l. OT Dry 6ood8, Noiions, Fancy Goads, Etc., AT AUCTION, FRIDAY MORNING. Decembsr 17 AT 10 O'd-OCK, Conttina of Arr s- .ni it -it- e GOTTLIEB a E2EKIE1. AiiCtloBter-j, del Corner Becood and Adams St R0YSTER, TREZEYANT & C0 AUCTIONEEKa. N. E. cor. Main and Jefferson St. DAILY SALES OF MERCHANDISE, FURSJTU3E, ETC., s At Salesroom. eta Wo OornHofTered : an -t:nn nnlnr limit. SALE OF SOLD AND SILVER WATCHES Silver ar.d Plated Ware -V IVT 3Z J E "W E L TI "V. Only Saiea at 10 o'clock la the Montis sr.d 7 o'clock In the Evcniag, From a tplendM new stock of good m it a una i.um inp J.weirj LaU. luameii-. or J. TYLER & CO. Ai! znnds Trarr-inteJ nf the ocatlt-r reseclctl, or moiiry retJmed. uto4 RUYSTES, TKEZt VANT a CO., Auction A Jams Street Re'terce at emptory Public Sale. yK are dirked to c, tbt Per- of ha s "-I lOtfc-i II ij llroekl pro- Thursday, December i61h. TFKMS Third cash, e, 'Js ind 18 m with intetrst. and truikueet noa t' . i ,-rty oid We repn, :n order not to B .-u"nTr-.. aa pru be uvor- i-', innt ths mnie is pus.i .motory. Ttiln Dvrfwt. ui st sot, TKEZir;-AyT a a AucUoi AtSministr-tor s Salo ef Jeronc! rroperty. r WILT., as Adni; ' t Edward Cberi. I sale, on l'tit::s ' my s-tu.. at t r-J't. i berrj Ca udl " ",rtU mTJlJSi1" XTVfJL ?Li,w cow. an!l Sa M farmiug ntensiLs, a i Tar. the purpose of pay !s$ off tte tate; aaj tlis tertoa are cash. tr the siue. Ai. articles a.: u be sold. n. IajW, Aitm'r. CHANCERY SALE oy- WEDNESDAY, Ceceaiiar 15, 8S3. No. 3I, O. E. Oaneery Coort of MoaapaL- nf virtue of an interlocutory decree la this - caatse, 1 win sell, st public auctio-, to U- , iu tbe towu 515 MT. L'ecembrr ii, e following dcgerib The south half of Block No. ',-4a that pari thecliy of Memphis called Furl lt'-k.r.ug. slid lyli: aaa slid I'liU! si re4 ud tfUolson i -n ILe nurili. troutius IM) 's-t d In . -lies en Futh street and 4ue teet on Uboi- sou street. Tkmjss or fALC Cash to the amount o' iho decne herein andcts; taSLn ouacrtd.. of twelTe lnoutus. Laity ol rddeKptlun Uarrd. In rase the above sale shall fell to, hrinc trot amount of the decree herein ccr costs, then :tud In that v-nt the r.orth tuvu ol S aiock Su.il wUl be acid. In lou or sacd.Ti sious; sale to continue until the amount requisite to satisfy tbe decree herein and costs. In Cass. ls)leideU. Teraisuf saleoi north half of Block No. 3 Oue-ull cush; bslnuce on a credit of twelTe mozitlis. Equity ol redemption b irred U.-Si A. A1OTON.C sr ., V. Tl..- aljove sale Is postpvueJ UU WWIS. DAV. January S, iS7u. dii A ALSTOS. C. and M. Kf. HOPKINS. vSQceassor to LaFontaiaei, No. 243 SECOND STREET, LaFONTAINE SAL0CN, a" Keeps on hand the beat Wlnw, Liquors and Cigars, In the oity. W Lnneh every day from to j : o'eloek. de.5 FOR RENT. I will rent, panllily. 0a the I joi Day of Jaaoary Ncxl, irc. On tha preaatae. tha plantation known as the LaOBANU PROPERTY, w.'.filn tus Ijn : oa la t ircle. Ark., flrty miles be.ow Heteca. eu .laming Seven Hundred Acres c.eared Land. In nne tate of cultivation, with eoaa . fcrlabW? improvemeuts and a fins aacaaa L,. . . upon the premisea. Terms uu). know, oai day of real tng. W1) l'J.1 tKuy ' - DR. RUSSELL'S The lttrget and Cldett Institution oih kind in the Southwest; iAtaAtUhed Ten Years, and the Only Relia ble Place Jar the Cure of Prlvato P 1 ri o a a e a. Or. RUSSELL, Mo. J aterth-Coart Strwt, norm side of; court Sqnar.,, Men; sal. Tann,, ,t acknowledged by all parties interested as by mm THt MOST SUCCESSFUL PWYSICIAM IS the treatment of Private uid secret diss ensee. Uulcg. thorough and permanent i cure guaranteed in evry ease, male or fe- mala. Recent cases of Ohoaorrhea and Syptd j Us cured In a few days, without the uae it j mercury, change of diet or hindrance fi-oia ! business. Secondary Syphilis, the last Teun - eradicated without the Bag of mercury. Suf- ferers from impotency. or loss of dexuai 1 Power, restored to free vigor In a tew weeks, j Oleet or t.honorrhaa of loog 'tending, wnaft ' all internal remedies have failed, psrmaceut i iy and speedily enrsd by a new treatment. Victims of self-abcse and excessive vengry, - salfering from spermatorrhea sad lose of phy ' -ileal and mental power, speedily and aer-na- nentlr cored, aw All consultationa stricter conildentlal.'a I Offlje hours from a.m. to 1 p.m. arj j to S p.m. Pa. J. a RUSSELL. Consulung Z nnLciin ' 1. Q. WAKR.VN. Secretary. 1 Treatise on Chronic Diseases, furnished free, ! on application. deia daw $50Q REWARD. V'HERE.i, Hia Excellency, Powell Cla'-- too, Governor of Arkansaa, havingoffi clal'y eCVred a reward of Two Hundred Doi ,ars Iter the arrest and conviction ol Jawas A. ' 1a is. who murdered my husband, auk as:, n L. Wither ingtoa. at Moro Landing, on the O-.iachita river, Arkansas, on tbe 2Tta day .' .larch, isai; Now,tberfore,be ll known, ma; I hereby otTer an additional reward ot Thrert Hundred Dollars for the arrest and safe con finement of tae said James A. Davis c. but prison in the United staus. or tu tie terri tories thereof, where he cao beprscard apon a rvuulailion from the GoTernor this Stat. Addreaa, Mas. M E WTTHRiNOrtlN, l.an&rk. Bradley county. Ark. Novenrber 1, im. nxacBirrto-s- i jamea A. DuTb Is abon: fifty years of .-e, about o feel 10 iociisa la hlght,ha!r ,ad beard gray; has lost a por tion ot 'ig front teeth: siiara ieaturre. and com'.exion browned by exposure to tha leather; la an Inveterate smoiter: rather slow of speech; generally goes armed wit a savy-slx shooter or a rule; was a resident of Cailtomla some Taan alnee. and is.apaoscU to ua now somswnere In that Stat, ti la lamlllarly known ana vug his uaaiatsop aa-'JlmUavia."