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THE DAILY APPEAL
: Editor. Wednesday Mornlag, Feb. 36, 1868 KEPOETID IMPEACHMENT 07 PEES- IDEST JOHNSOH! It was reported on the streets last evening that a dispatch had been re ceired in Virginia City from Judge Baldwin in San Francisco to the effect that the President bad been impeached. Uaj it prove to be true I THE SITUATION We have not seen Union men of all hades so elated, in many a day, as they were here yesterday npon receipt of th news of the action of the Reconstrac tion Committee. We take this as a fai index of the feeling among loyalists everywhere. Johnson's impeachment is positively demanded by the earnest millions who support Congress ; and fretted, feverish condition of public a fairs generally, ao Ie?s emphatically re quires it. Johnson defied the power of Congress and laughed at impeachment until the country began to suspect that be had reasons for his sense of security Bat, at last, he has dared to push " My Policy " beyond the bounds of even Congressional forbearance ; and the passage by the Reconstruction Commit' tee of a resolution of impeachment gives ns reason forbelieviog that before this the House of Representatives has concurred in the action of the Commit' tee and that Johnson is already a sub ject for trial at the bar of the Senate The stern temper evinced by Congress gives assurance that be will be eum- marily suspended. The prospect is promising, grand, glorious ! It presents the representa' lives of the loyal American people in the noblest attitude possible to be assumed proudly and courageously asserting, in the face of 'he gravest difficulties, and surrounded by perplexities and obstructions tbe most alarming, the su premacy and dignity of representative government. A very few days will de termine the opsbot of tbe imbroglio, la it and by it is to be settled once and forever wherein lies the ultimate power - of this Nation. To doubt the result is to doubt the capacity of the people for self government. Stanton stands to bis post where, day and night during the darkest hours of the war, be toiled with unceasing, reso lute endeavor in tbe service of his be loved country, lie will stay there, so long as it is in the power of mortal man to remain, unflinching. We may feel euro of that. And Grant, that greatest and best of soldiers, cooler grown with the surging of tbe storm, comes quietly milfog, like a brave, kind brother, to let tbe sturdy Secretary knew that he stands ready to lend him all needed as sistance. Never did any man receive a stronger assurance; never was better backing promised. It is said that Maryland promises the President the assistance of her militia The part she failed to take in the rebel lion she would take now. Tbe loyal Governors of twenty-two loyal States, supported by the valiant thousands who but await their proclamations to spring to arms, tbey and the eight hundred thousand men who are enrolled under the leadership of Logan in the Grand Army of tbe Republic stand as a warn ing to " My Maryland," and tell her in unmistakable terms to beware 1 The rebellion has at length reached the dread crisis. braces a tract of some eleven thousand acres, more or less. As at present held it is of no earthly ose to anybody bot wood pirates : as it might be disposed of, it would be of vast benefit to our Public School Fund. We have it npon pretty clear authority that that land if in the market, would bring from five to ten dollars an acre. It is thickly covered with very desirable descriptions of timber, and is easily accessible Now we respectfully suggest that our idea could be carried out to a beneSciul conclusion by the passage of aa Act tbe terms of which should relinquish tbe title of the Government to said lands, revoke the order of reservation and per mit our State authorities to enter tbem immediately as a part of the public lands granted to this State for school purposes. As we said in tbe outset, the Indians are not in tbe least benefitted by this reservation. There is no use to which the timber of those lands will ever, in all probability, be applied which any in terest involving the comfort of tbe sav ages requires. Wby keep it in its pres ent shape then ? It is worth in cash not less than fifty thousand dollars; its actual value is probably a great deal more. The General Government has been particularly liberal in granting this State lands which are not worth tL.f surveying ; and tbe school land nas es caped utter depletion by tbe defeat of a bill which proposed to take the money already on hand in that fund and apply it toward making such surveys. If, as we suggest, these lands could be reliev ed of the order of reservation and dis posed of for tbe betterment of our pub' lie school fund we should experience the blessings of a donation worth more than the free gift of a million acres like those of which we are now at liberty to sur vey and sell just as fast as sage brush, alkali and sand become marketable. We do entreat our Senators and Representa tive to take this matter into considera tion and give it their earliest possible attention. BT STATE TELEGRAPH. TH2 INDIAN TIMBER RESESVATION While Congress is fretting and fum ing over its wrestling match with John fan and trying to devise ways and means to prevent him from doing any m ire mulicio-Ts mischeif to the country, there are !oaie private interests which it is the doty of our Senators and Rpp reseaiatives to iook alter, isoiv we ave a proposition to make which is by no means original with us, but wiitcu, we may, with becoming mod el", ob'T-re, is none the worse for ilia-., which is well worthy tbe attention of our delegation at Washington. It concerns the disposition of tbe Indian fteavvaiica of Timber lands, situated lm Wmsuo County, and which em- Washington Intelligence Exciting Events ! Chicago, February 22. Specials aj the Senate adjourned after over a seven hours executive session. The excitement at W ash- ington is greater than at any time since the assassination of Lincoln. The Senate has passed, by a strict party vote, a resolution declaring that the Presi- ent had no authority for his course in the removal of Stanton, and ordered copies of the same to be sent to the President, Stanton aad General L. Thomas. After adjournment, a number of Senators went to the War Office to consult wiih Stan ton. 1 he latter avows his determination not to leave the office. He remained there dur ing the night, and had hia meals sent in. It is generally believed that the Ileconstruction Committee will immediately report in favor of impeachment. It is reported that Thomas says he will seize tne omce by force, 11 necessary, but it is not believed such a measure will be resort- ed to. It is supposed the matter will be brought before the Supreme Court on a writ of quo tcirranto to 6e served on Stanton, requiring him to make answer why he does not deliver the War Oifice to General Tho mas. Latest Midnight Several Senators ap peared before Chief Justice Carter, of the District Court, and made affidavit charging General 1 nomas with a violation of the 1 en ure of Office law, and asking a warrant for the arrest of Thomas, which will probably be served in the morninir. Chicago, Febraary 22. The Post's special says Stanton has bexten the President at his own game. Ibis morning, lien. Lorenzo 1 nomas was arrestea by Marshal uooding for altemntinz to interfere with the duties of secretary oi war, m Tiuiauuu ui me jeiiure of Office Act, and was brought before Judge Carter, of the Lrimm.il court, this morning. tie waived an examination and was released on bail of 5,000 to appear at 10 o'clock on Mondav. The Reconstruction Committee, at a meet ing this forenoon, agreed to report articles of impeachment against the 1 resident, io-day there is intense excitement among tne mem bers, and in the galleries, over the action of the t resident. The Journal of Commerce s special says After the release, by Jud"e Carter, of Gen Lorenzo Thomas, he went to the War office and demanded possession, otanten ordered him tj leave the office, threatening to put him under military arrest; whereupon Thom as went to the W hite House to consult with the President. Wasuington, February 22. It is report ed here that the Maryland Legislature is h lghly enraged at the rejection of Senator Thomas. It is also said that they will re quest Iteverdy Johnson to resign, and refuse to allow the r eaerai tax to ue collected. At a secret session of the Democratic Na- tional Committee to-day, it was resolved to hold the Democratic National Convention at New York. July 4th. There were present at Secretary Stanton's office this morning Representatives More head and Kelly of Pennsylvania, Vaa Horn ana Van Wycke or ew York, Dodge ot Iowa, Ames of Massachusetts, Freeman Clark of New York, and ex-member of Congress Columbus Delano of Ohio. About 11:30 A. M. General Lorenzo Thomas, having just been released oa bait by Judge Carter, pre sented himself at the door and told Stanton he would like to see him. Stanton requested him to nrocced with anything he had to say, Thomas replied that he had come to dis charge the duties of Secretary of War ad in terim, having been ordered to ao so Dy me President of the United States. Stanton re plied that he should do no such thing, and ordered him to his room to perform his du ties as Adjutant General. 1 nomas replied that be had been ordered by the f resident to act as Secretary of War ad interim and he intended to do it. Stanton again replied that he should not, and again ordered him to bis own room and denied the power of the Pres ident to make any such order. Thomas said he would not go, that be should obey the or ders of the President, and not obey the or ders of Stanton. Stanton remarked : "As Secretary of War, I order you to your place as Adjutant Gen eral." Thomas M I shall not do so." Stanton " Then you may stay there as long as you please, if the President orders you ; but you cannot act as Secretary of War." Thomas " I shall act as Secretary of War." Thomas then withdrew into a room oppo site, being the general scriveners' room. Stanton immediately loiiowed mm. Alter some further conversation, Stanton said Then you claim to be here us becretirv of ar, and refuse to obey my orders r Ihomas "1 do, sir. 1 shall require the mails for the W ar Department to be deliver ed to me, and shall transact all the business of the ar Department. At this juncture General Lrrant and Am came in. General Grant said playfullv to Stanton and his friends : '' I am surprised to find you here. I supposed yon would be at my headquarters for protection." the House has agreed to deter the -oteon the impeachment resolution till Monday evening, and to continue the debate up to that time. Chicago. February 23. The House sat ti" past one o'clock this morning, and then took a recess till Monday. No vote was taken, but no doubt as to the result is believed to exist. Every Republican will vote for impeachmen except Stewart and Casey, neither of whom were elected on the .Republican ticket Specials state that after a long conversation with Robert J. Walker, Thomas left the War Office. It is reported that Walker's advice was to remain passive and carry out all or ders of the President, but await the action of the Courts, and not forcibly eject btanton. Grant took no part in the controversy be tween Stanton and inoma. After leaving the War Department ihomas, in company with KobertJ. Walter, went to Grant's headquarters and thence to the White House, where he was admitted without delay. Attorney General Stanbery, Secretary Welles fend 11. J. Kennedy were present at the interview. General Thomas conversed at some length with the President giving an account of his interview with Stan ton. The President then withdrew to the library with Stanbery, where a private con sultation was had. In a short time the 1 res ident appeared and wrote out some order, which was borne away by Colonel Moore. It was rumored that this was a peremptory order to Stanton to withdraw forthwith from the War Department. has been considered a high crime and mis demeanor. But I will not discuss this ques tion unless gentlemen on the other side de sire to do ao. If they do, I shall, for the present, give way to them, and say what I have to say in conclusion. Brroks then took the floor and made a lengthy speech against the resolution. After the conclusion of Brooks' speech, one was made by Spaulding, in support of the resolution. Bingham hoped to reach a vote this eve ning. The Senate met immediately and adjourned to Monday. The statement that General Carl Schurz is a commissioner on the part of the United states to Europe is without foundation. NEW TO-DAY. NOTICE. PUBLIC NOTICE IS I1KREBY GIVEN TIIAT I will not, henceforth, be responsible fur any deM or debts contracted by my wife BRIDGET malum-.; ana tuis notification is marie as a warning to business men and others not to trust tbe said Bridget Malune on div arronnt, FKANK maloxe. Carson City; Nevada, February 26, 1S63. The Republican's special savs General George H. Thomas telegraphs to Senator ade declining the two brevets tendered to him, and requests the Senate not to confirm him. Kobert J. Walter has received reports from the interior of Maryland to the effect that the militia are arriving to assist the President. Stanton will have AJiutant General L. Ihomas r.rrested again to-morrow for at tempted interference with his duties. New Yoiik, February 23. Washington specials say Thurman, Senator elect from Ohio, made a speech to a large partr. He said the representative body of the National JLegistature was but a fracucn of the Ameri can people, and contended that until the States were represented in congress no re publican form of Government could exist. CONGRESSIONAL Washington-, February 22. la the House the regular order of business was the consideration of bills from the Committee on Patents, Fldridge, rising to a privileged question, moved that the Clerk read Washington's Farewell Address. The Speaker ruled that it was not a privi leged question. Jjldntige moved to adjourn, the aves and noes were called several times on various motions. The House refused to adjourn. j Wilson obtained leave to introduce a bill punishing with tine and imprisonment United States officers or other persons for loaning deposits, or otherwise unlawfully using public money or property for their own benefit. The bill passed. Pile asked leave to introduce a bill to abo lish the office of Adjutant General. Glosoenner objected. At ten minutes past two, Stevens rose to make a report from the Committee on lie-construction. The Speaker admonished the spectators and members to preserve order during the proceedings about to take place, and mani fest neither approval nor disapproval. Stevens made the following report : 1 hat in addition to the papers referred, the Com mittee find that the President on the 21st day of February signed and ordered a com mission or letter of authority to one Lorenzo Thomas, directing and authorizing said Thomas to act as Secretary ot War ad inte rim, and to take possession of the book., re cords, papers and other public property m the ar Department, inen iouows a copy of the order issued to Ihomas. Lpon evi dence collected by the Committee, which is hereinafter presented, and in virtue ol the nower with which they have been invested by the House, they are of opinion that An drew Johnson, President of the United States, hould be impeached of high crimes and mis demeanors. 1 Bey. tnerctore, recommend to the House the adoption of the accompanying resolution. Digued by btevens, iioutweii. Binirham, Beaman, Hulburd, Farnsworth and Paine. Resolved. That Andrew Johnson, Presi dent of the United States, be impeached of lgh crimes and misdemeanors. The rnort haviner been read, Stevens said : Mr. Speaker, it is not my intention in this first instance to discuss this question, or if there be no desire on the other side to dis cuss it at all. We are willing tnat tne ques tion shall ha takpn on the knowledge which you see already. The fact of removing a man from ofSce while the Senate is in ses sion, without the consent of the Senate, is itself, if there waa nothing else, aod always NOTICE TO CLAIMANTS 1 GAINST THE ESTATE OF WILSON MIL- 2. ler deceased. All persons LaTinz clai against the estate of Wilson Miller deceased, will exhibit them with the necessary vouchers within Ten (10) months after the Bret publication of this notice to the undersigned, administratrix i-f said estate, at ber residence in Mottville I'recinct, Douglas County, Navada, or each claims will be forever barred. SOPHIA MILLER, Administratrix. Dated February 25th, 1S6S. fel'6-3i;i TO SVTOICEPIS I CIGABS ! CIGARS ! ! CIGARS !! ! FIUEND&MAUTE, DEALERS IN STATIONERY, CIGARS & TOBACCO, Confectionery, Case Goods, &c-, CARSOV STREET, Three Doors South of the Connty Bui'din", CARSON CITY, NEVADA, HAVE JUST RECEIVED A FRESH INVOICE .f Fine Havana Cilart, which ar rived in San Fnncisco v last steamer, partly con stantly vi mc loiiuwing uranu : Alexander II, La L.eglt tmldad, BlliLl.HA, It A AUSTRALIA) La Hija de la Habana, La Jardinera, And Others. Also, FIXE SJSOKIAO TOBACCO, Anion it which is the Celebrate! " IIIIEEN SEAL," Olive, Killickinick (all brands). Ac . ic. They also keep CUfcWI.NG TollACCO Of THE ttKST ULALI1Y, sncn as tiold Bar, fruit. Oolden Leaf, Iru.ts and I lowers, liuncy Comb, Solace, Ax. THE BEST DOMESTIC CIGARS ! Meerschaum, Wood and Clay PIPES. STATIONEHY They keep the Beat Quality of Paper, Ink and Pens. Also Diaries, Plain and Stamped Envelopes, Ink stands, Pocket Cutler', Ac,'& OSCAR GBEENEBAUJf, DEALER nr JORKiaX ASD domestic Wines & Liquors! Havana and Domestic Cigars. VIBGINIA CHEWING AND SHOXINd TOBACCO, CROCKERY, GLASSWARE, BAIt FIXTURES cuttjE n sr . Orders from the country respectfully solicited. County Buildings, Carson St Carson City, Nevada OSCAR tiltEEXEBAT. M. Carson Citv, Jan. 15. isrs. JML IIjUIJVE n. Y AND DRESS MA KINO THE SUIt.SCRIBKR HAS REMOVED HER X place of tusiiipss from Carsou street to Ar mory Hall, corner i-f FOIRTII JL t It MS BY STREETS YThen with an Experienced Dress Maker, and a Choice Stock of Millinery Goods, She is prepared to serve her old customers the ptiliMi- cenerallv. Thankful frpat favors a continuance of pat rouam- is s-riintcd. MRS. MARA F.-hrcarv 19th, ISfiS. fca-tt JEWELRY MADE TO cU OilDfiR ! I fy A11111.J IM CLEANED if'-flt Inil Repaired mr Rings, Burkles, Breastpins, Bracelets, Ear-Rings, Sleeve-But- tons, Cane-Heads, and everything pertaining to the Jewelry Line MADE TO ORDER and REPAIR ED, at Friend 4b Manre's, by Charles Friend, praetlcal Jeweler and Watchmaker. I. II. COXXEK, sBSnsTi "J WAGON, SgC O A C II , CARRIAGE MAKER, CAESOX 6TKT. CAHSON' CITV, (Opposite St. Charles Hotel). TTAVINO OX HAND THE LARGEST AND AA IffcBi Selected stock of Hard - Wood Lumber, -cossisTiso or OAK, ASH ASD HICKORY i'LA.VK, Spokes, Felloes, Hubs, Axles, Bolsters, li K X T KIMS, And ft general aseortment of ALL KI.VDS OF LI. II II TR. I nm dMerrnintr-ii to mke New Wnerms nn-i r rir oia ones a? CilfcAl mid in WORKMAN. F.1KB MAifcK &a any eMablUhmeiit id th State. Persons in want of Lmer wmiM do wpII to call aul examine my i?Uck and PnVfvi 1rfur purchasing eUtwhere. I. II CONtK. t arson Cif J, Aerada, Oct otter CJ, 1S67. Th desiring any of the above article- will do well to call on them, where they will find Mr. Friend alwavs ready to take their orders, and execnte them in a neat and workmanl ke manner, at REASONABLE FKICK, thus saving tbe trontlf aiii ex iwuse ef seeding to San rncisco for euch articU-s."Ti, Particular Attention Paid to Engraving: & Enameling Jewelry! jiH-tf A. B. DEIESBACII, Wholesale and Retiiil Dealer in GnooEnxEs, PROVISIOXS, WINES AND LiaUOSS, Flour, Corn Itleal, Bran and Shorts, V cl Ground Food, Crockery and Tin Wire, Ilnrcivtrnro and Bolts, Blasting and Sporting Powder, Safety Fuse, Clothing-, Soots and Shoes, Orders from the Coiuttry Promptly Attended to. BRICK STORE, CARSON STREET, CARSON CITY, MKT ASA. NEW DENTISTRY OFFICE ! DR. M. MASTNY, AV OULD INFORM THK CTTIZKXS OF Orson and the r.nliiic eenerallr that l.e lias opened a new dentistry office in tne Or me by House Iiloclc, CARSOS CITY, NEVADA, And t!ioe .iesirinR FIKST CI.A53 HKXT1STEY Wol'.K are requested to call at bis office, lie is SOLE i'ROl'KlETOK of the Patent Valcanlzed Cold Lining. CooJ work , at a fair price-, promptly ex ecuted. Carson, Jan. 1, 1S68. JOHN E. CHENEY, DEALER IN Groceries and Provisions, Corner Telegraph and Carson Ets., CAttSOS CITY, H AVISO PURCHASED THE "TORE LATE ly owned by J.J. Spencer, will keep con stantly on Land a large and fine assortment of GS0CEKIE3 AKD PSOTISIOIfS, Comjiri-uiig in part CALIFORNIA IIA3I., BACON, Freli Ranch Butter, J.arci, Teas, Coffee, Sj-rupa, FLOl'Ri CORN MEAL, Green, Can and Dried Fruits, Confectionary, Stationery, Fooket Cutlery, 49" Remember the place, corner Telegraph an J Carson atreeta, f eurod lluus. JOUX X. CMSIT. Feb. 15, 1868.