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On...,nar,t„ r eemou,hs.... .26,,; Three 4 en,. Per 4 op,. \ RICHMOND, VA., FRIDAY EVENING, JULY 21, 1871. VOL. III. NO. 210.
TO ADVERTISERS.
Advertisements of Lost, AVants, Found, For
Rent, 4c, not exceeding three or four lines, will
be Inserted under the proper headings at TWEN
TY-FIAT. CENTS for one Inserlion; or two in
sertions for FORTY CENTS; three insertions,
SIXTY CENTS—invaribly cash in adva-i.b.
J ii .in
at! "II -elect" Whiskey sold by AY. D. Blalr
& CO., Ninth and Main streets, Is etiual to any
brand In the market. They »elTIt at (2.60. It is
rich and mellow.
— .mam
-NTBUlinrd Temple —Bedford and Ives. rsr.
ner of Main and Eleventh streets, keep the most 1
fashionable Billiard Saloon in Richmond. Their
tables are all new, and everything connected
with the establishment is first-class. Players
are informed that whistling is positively prohib
ited.
agfEdwards' Circulating Library is the
plnee for cheap anil good Rending.
_«*_
K._j >iil.s, iii..- to Edwards* I in ulutiiig Libra,
ry, now conlnining nearly _TV_ THOUSAND
A'OLUMES of choice and Interesting reading
matter on all subjects. Terms moderate, only
twenty-five cents per month and a deposit of
one dollar. Everybody ought lo be able to read
at these rates.
Range of Thermometer nt the Journal Oflice
TO-lIAV.
BA.M 71 | 12 M 76 | 4 P. M
. . ' " -I i_ —■
DIED.
This morning, at 1 o'clock, of typhoid fever, '
GEORGE B. MILLINGTON. son of the lute I 1
1 rofessor John Millington, in the S3d year of hi_ i
age.
His funeral will take place from the residence '
of R. E. Ulankcnship, 117 South Third street, lit I
6 o'clock TO-MORROW EA'ENING. The Irii-nds ]
of the family are invited to attend without fitr
thernoiioe.
*S"Me_plii« nnl Philadelphia papers pi-use f
copy, # 1
EXCURSION. |
A GRAND PIC-Nli: J
HIR THE 111-.-K.I. OP *
ST. PATRICK'S CHURCH '
AVill take place at the
FAIR GROUNDS, \
ON WEDNESDAY, THE 2DTH JULY, IS7I. |
There will be a TRIAL OF SPEED between *
several well known horses. I
SMITH'S BRASS BAND will be in attend- , ♦
ance.
Trains will leave the Broad Street Depot at fl,
10 and 11 o'clock A. M., 12 M., aud I, :| and 4P.
M. The last train returning from Un Grounds l
will lenve at 8 o'clock P. M. ( .
TICKETS—<M> cents. Children tinder 12 years, .
free. 0
Ample arrangement* have bena made for the fc
preservation of good order, and an ample supply |,
ol refreshments. f
.ommittek : I 0
PHILIP O NEIL, JOHN RANKIN, k
J. K. MALLOY, JOHN BAGLEY, h
BERN'D LEONARD, WALTER MAHONEY. -
jy 21—4t p
XI. 11-UM. A_u _U-V__._K AXD I'l Kim.i.vr R Rs _ I
Opfic* Generai. Tu*-r aki. Far. A.i-iT, ' J 5
IC.iim.m., A'a., July 18, 18/1. ) 10
TICKETS TO THE SPRINGS, d
EXCURSION TICKETS for the following
point* can bu purchased at Ihe Ticket Olllce of
this Qoinp—ly fßlchuiond) at the rates speciiied, b
Bonsack's (Coyner's Springs) #1112,. *
Alleghany Station (__>ghan.y Spring-) 12 uu P
Big Tunnel (Montgomery White Sulphur ti
... __*WJ ■ •»•-•' 12 :» f,
<.hri«ttansburg (Yellow-Sulphur Springs)., 12 on
New River and Central Dejiot (New River *
White Sulphur Springs) l.t IMJ oi
Huguenot Springs 1 fill
Anjelia Springs -~ m ,l
Hickory Tavern, N. 4!., (Cntawlia Springs) 2<l (HI e<
These Tickets entitle the holder to return wilh- tl
out additional charge until the lfilh of October. 0
JOHN R. MACMURDO, ...
General Ticket and Freight Agent,
fi. _ d. h. r. n:
T. M. R. TALCOTT, ji,
Engineer and Superintendent, 11. _D. R. It. jj (
KSr Tickets for Bonsack's, Alleghany, Big Tun- ai
nel, Christian-burg, and Central Depot are also
on sale at the Ticket Office of the A—luttc, Mis
sissippi and Ohio Railroad, 1:12.". Main -treet,
Richmond. jy 211-lm t
Richmox'd, Feeheuioksuiku & P. I{. li. )
Office _____ai. Ticket ash Freiuut Aut. [ **"
Rii.'HMosii, July 20, 1870. J II
PIXCIIRSION TICKETS TO __
"PUT-IN-BAY ISLAND, LAKE ERIE,
THE CAPE MAY OF THE AVEST I la
I'NEUI'AI.EU -OttßlA-T. 0. LOCATION A—> —.LraRII'Y
OP <I. 11l AT- —.I-.- __ACll FOR BATHI--— W
SPLEN-IO PISHIN.I A.M. BOATI.VII. 11l
This beautiful Island is located 18 miles from !,
Sandusky, wilh which it is in daily connection by l "
steamer, and iscelebratetl in history as the place en
whew Com. Perry put In after his great victory it*
on Lake Erie. It is universally pronounced to a.
be without equal a* a Summer Resort. vl
The Hotel —ccommodatioi— are ample and first- ca
claw in every reeiiect, having all modern lm- 0 f
proveineuts (Including gas), all combining to ren
der this one of the llrst wntering-places iv the er
country. tn
FARE for the round trip to this delightful th
place ha* been placed at the low rate of ifcMi.
For fun her iv formation and for Through tick- L V
ets, apply at tbe company's ofllco corner of nil
Broad and Eighth streets, and Tkikot Oflice, cor- w l
iter Byrd and Eighth streets.
J. B. GENTRY, _
jy 20—tf '■■ ' Genl Ticket Agent. |E_
OPLKNOID 'EXCURSION TO OLD POINT
.. AND
I ■■• all
NORFOLK AND RETURN. e h
, re.
ne
NOT AN HOUR LOST FROM BUSINESS! w l
' _, If
The elegant and fast steamer sp
JOHN SYLVESTER '■£)
will leave company's wharf on NEXT SATUB- or
HAY AFTERNOON, July _2d, at BP. M., laml- lix
Ing at Old Point and Norfolk Sunday morning lit th*
time for early breakfast. Retnrnlng, will leave -**
Norfolk and Old Point late in the afternoon, and y**
arrive in Richmond attotrt li P. M. Sunday night- "°
Fare for round trip only *3-S0- , an
•TUAND OF MUSIC ON BOARD.__« j°
Refresiunent table on board at city prices, but W(
no meals necessarily taken on steamer. On
4V__t—er's omnibuses will be in attendance all
ou return of steamer. • roi
Thi* is the best and cheapest arrangement ever „.,
i.tired on this route to enable business men
(young and old) to take this delightful sail water ex
trip without interti'ring with business hours. gv\
Best order will be maintained. ■ 1 it. Ti
Tickets for sale al Garber il.'o.'s West & John
ston'-, Meade il _—-*_.*, and tin* principal book
and drug stores, jy is—At ■
FOE RENT °?
FOBTRENT-Near Ibe I 'ity tin
I Hall -well furnished. Also, one or two ...
CHAMBERS. Apply at 1210 east Broad streel. J "
j
JtfST. ' ha
DOG lAiST— A black and white SHEPHERD
DOG, tr.'.'h tin collar, and medal.— «■—Uj UU
Answer* to _~' name of "Coon.'' A__H_____, oil
-luitabte reward w.'l be givon if returned to tlie «.,
JOURNAL OFFICE". jy 21—1* ," '
WANTED TO |*i v, Hi-H A FARM, of Ol
alsiut _UI acres, in one o.'' th* Southern ....
States; must be healthy. Addii's., stating crops ""
grown, terms and full particulars, v' Hox 1866, Wl
■ TiPAgLjjttum. jl v i___L gOi
•»• «__l»WvAr -_»• '•* ani
THIS OFFICE un
for I — ~ r . " ~~- ■~~
rtu WHITE SAVAGES!!
:n-
The Bntrhery of Friendly Indians al
'"' < :«ni|i firant, Arizona !
ns, ■ _.
D-TAU.KD ACCOUNT OF THE MASSACRE
'*' Indians Who Want to Live at Peace
f s Not Permitted to Do So !
,r. OFFICIAL K_PORT OF 1.1 El r. « 111 HU\ !
ist .
Xi 180 Woin. ii nnd Children IVlurilerrd in Cold
11100.l Under Our I In- I
rs
b-
Wo give below an extended extract from
,c the letter of Lieutenant Whitman, Third
U. S. Cavalry, whose command occupied
_.. Camp (irant at the time of the butchery.
D After describing at length the manner in
| B which the Indians, to the number of 500,
,r had been gathered at the camp, their md
d dustry and good behavior, the pledges
made by the government of protection,
Lieutenant Whitman says :
The ranchmen in this vicinity were friend
«. ly and kind to them, and felt perfectly
secure, and had agreed with me to employ
= them at a fair rate of pay to harvest their
barley. The Indians seem to have lost
. their characteristic anxiety to purchase ain
e munition, and had, in many instances, sold
* their best bown and arrows. T made fix
-0 qnent visits to their camp, and if any were
t absent front count, made it my business to
J know why.
Such was the condition of tilings up to
1 the morning of the 30th of April. They ',
had so won ou me, that from my first idea
I of treating them justly and honestly as an
| officer of the army, I had come to feel a }
strong personal interest in helping to show ,
.. them the way to a higher civilization. I ,
had come to feel respect for men, who, |
ignorant and naked, were still ashamed to j
lie or steal, and for women who would j
work cheerfully like slaves to clothe them- (
• selves and children, but, untaught, held j
i tlieir virtue above price. Aware of the 1
lies and hints industriously circulated by i
. the puerile press of the Territory, I was
content to knoic I had positive proof that t
they were so. :
1 had ceased to have any fears of their \
leaving here, and only dreaded for them r
that they might at any time be ordered to \
(Jo so. They frequently expressed anxiety j
to hear from the Ueneral, that they might ,
have confidence to build for themselves i;
: better houses, but would always say, "You t
know what we want, and if you can't sec c
him you can write and do for us what you h
can.'' It is possible that during this time 'J
individual' from here had visited other j|
bands, but that any number had ever 0
been out to assist in any marauding expe- ti
dition I know is false. a
THE RUTCHKRY. '),
On the morning of April .10 1 was at
breakfast at 7:110 o'clock, when a dispatch k
was brought to me by a sergeant of com- a
pany P, Twenty-first infantry, from Cap
tain Perm, commanding Camp Lowell, in
forming me that a large party had left Tuc
son on the 28th, with the avowed purpose
of killing all the Indians at this post. I im
mediately sent the two interpreters, mount
ed, to tile Indian ennrp, with orders to tell
tlie chiefs the exact state of things, and for
them to bring their entire party _____ the
post. As I had .no cavalry, and but about *
tifty infantry, (all recruits) and no other of- b
ficer, 1 could not leave the post to go their tl
defence. My messengers returned in about ol
an hour, with intelligence that they »,
(*<>U-D FIND NO I.IVINO INDIANS.
Their camp was burning and the ground tt
strewed with tlieir dead and mutilated wc
men and children. I immediately mounted
a party of about twenty soldiers and citi- vi
-ens, and sent them with the post surgeon, cc
with a wagon, to bring in the wounded, if c .
any could be found. The party returned
late in the evening, having found no wound
ed, and without being able to communicate a
with any of the survivors. Early the next T
morning I took a similar party with spades fo
and shovels, and wejit out and buried all
the dead, in and immediately about the
cam]). 1 had the day before olfered the in- a
terpreters, or any one who could do so,
$100 to go to the mountains and commtmi- It
cute with them, and convince them that no c .
officer or soldier of the United States gov
ernment liad boon concerned in the vile c _f
transaction, and failing in this, 1 'thought P>
the act of caring for their dead would be an th
evidence to them of our at least, lc
nnd the conjecture proved correct; for ,•
while at work many ef them came to the
spot and indulged in tlieir P*
______HOSf ffjf ______>, TOO AVILD TO —0 re
ll—.(—till.ED. ot
That evening they began tn come in from fri
all directions, singly and in small parties, so jjjj
changed in forty-eight hours as to be hardly „
recognizable, during which timu they had *'
neither eaten nor slept. Many of the men, "'
whose families had all been killed, when 1 B
spoke to them, and expressed sympathy for fo
them, were obliged to tuni away, unable to
speak, and too proud to show their grief. a "
'ihe women whose children had been killed tn
or stolen were convulsed with grief, and s u
looked to me appealhigly, as though I was in
their last hope on earth. Children who two a
<_y_ before had been full of fun and frolic „
kept at a distance,.expressing wondering
horror. I did what I could ; 1 fed them, tl{
and talked to them, and listened patiently 111
to their accounts. I sent horses into the th
mountains to br'mg in two badly-wounded m]
women, one shot tlirough the left lung and v
one with an arm ghattcrcd....These were
attended to, and' are doing well, and will of
recover. Their camp was surioimiled and Ihi
attacked at daybreak. So sudden and un- „,,
expected was it, that no one was awake to ~'
give the alarm, and I found quite a number
of tei
WOMEN SHOT WHILE -_-_KP VV'i
beside their bundles of hay wliich they had Ha
collected to bring in on that morning. The Nt
wounded who were unable to get away had fo,
their
BKAINS BEATEN OUT WITH C'__UBB OH /
STONES, I tOl
while some were slwt fidl of arrows after Wl
having been mortally wounded by gunshot. as
The bodies were all stripped. Of the whole W
number buried, one was an old man and
one was a well-grown boy—all the rest
women and children. Of the whole mini
ber killed and in.is.sing, about 125, eight a "
only wore men. It has been said that the *"
men were not then I —they were all there, trt
Oa the 2Sth we counted 12. men, a small p 0
number being absent from mess-call, all of!
whom have since been in. 1 have spe.it a| K.
good deal of f'yne with them since the affair, i • Nt
and have been astonished at their continued i lis
unshaken faith in me, and their perfectly | thi
a clear understanding of their misfortune.
♦ They say : "We know there are a grca
— many white men and Mexicans who do not
, r wish us to live at peace. We know that
" ' the I'apagoes would not have come out af
ter us at this time unless the}- had been
at persuaded to do so." What they do not
understand is, while they are at peace, and
aro conscious of no wrong intent, that they
should be.
RE MURDERED DA' <M!A"ERN-lENT ARMS
iii the hands of Papagoes and Mexicans.
lee One of the chiefs said: "I no longer want
to live; my women and children have been
killed before my face, and I have been un
able to defend them. Most Indians in my
Uf! place would take a knife and cut his throat,
but I it-ill lire to show these people that all
they have done, and all they <_n do, shall
eld not make me break faith with you so long
as you will stand by us and defend us in a
language wo know nothing of to a great
Oovenior Wta never have nor never shall
."J see." About their captives they say:
iwi "Get them back for us ; our little boys
ied will grow up slaves, and our girls, as soon
pj. # as they are lai-ge enough, will be diseased
i„ prostitutes to get money fo*; whoever owns
them. Our women work hard, and are
M i good women, and they and our children
in- have no diseases. Our dead you cannot
;es bring back to life, but those that are liviiig
„ we gave to you, and we look to you, who
' can write and talk and have soldiers, to get
them back." I will assure you it is no
d* easy task to convince them of my /.Cal
ly when they see so little being done.
>y I have pledged my word fo them that I
* never would rest easily, da}' or night, until
et they should have justice, and just now I
i" woidd as soon leave the army as to be or
ld dered away from them, or to be obliged to
c- order them away from here. But you well
r e know the difficulties in the way. You ,
to know that parties who would eiigage in
murder like this could and would (and have 1
to already) make statements and multiply afti
■y davits without end in their justification. I •
* know you will use your influence on the I
111 right side. I believe, with them, this may
fl be made either a means of making good .
»' citiz.ens of them and their children, or drive J
1 them out to a hopeless war of extcrmina- !
>• tion. They ask to be allowed to live here '
" in their okl homes, where nature supplies
(l nearly all their wants ; Ihey ask for a fair t
'■ and impartial trial of their faith, and they i
d ask that all their captive children living may 1
c be returned to them. Is their demand un- .
y reasonable ? ' ,
* Unless some action is taken to convince ,
* them that government means kindness and '
justice, and they are driven away desperate
'" and disappointed, blinded by ignorance.
11 rage, and superstition, I assure you I could r
0 hardly command men to fire on them; and fa
V if I fail to do for them now everything in 'I
5 my power, I should expect it to be remem- p
s tared against me when I am finally called
11 to account, as mygravestotten.se and great- ,
c est life responsibility. This letter has been
1 hastily written, but not inconsiderately. ?
You may consider yourself at liberty to use 2
r it as you lik-o best. lam willing for a copy
r of it to go to the Indian Department. Cap
" tain Stanwood will by this mail send a full 1}
account of the matter direct to division c:
headquarters. . ti
t If you are able to accomplish anything, I b
i know you will gratify yourself, and your
■ anxiety to do so has already gratified, r
Yours, very respectfully,
-urr'Ali K. Whitman. _.
First Lieutenant :td U. S. Cavalry.
i -_* / VI
NEAA' PUBLICATIONS.
fr
History of the AA'ar in Europe. a
The National Publishing company of
. Philadelphia has just issued a very valua- b
* ble history of the late war between Ger
* many and France, from the pen of one of * c
* our most popular writers, Mr. James I), b
McCabe, Jr. d*
In a large volume of 800 octavo pages, j*
the author tells a wonderful story—all the g
stranger because of its truth. He tells of
battles which have shaken EWope to its Q
centre, and the consequences of which, 31
even we of the AVestern world, m feel;
of patriotism, heroism, military skill and *
statesmanship, never surpassed in history. ,j,
The author writes with the weight and
force of truth, and the great merits of his t
book are its reliability and strict imparti- \\.
ality. • bt
The book is complete in every particular. *f
It describes the causes of the war, and the a
events which preceded it; 'the opening ,[„
campaign, and the first reverses of the
French ; the eflect of these reverses upon
the French people; the frantic effort to
rescue the beaten army, and the terrible
disaster of Sedan ; the capture of the Em- **'
peror Napoleon, and an entire army; the ,
revolution in Paris; the rise and formation
of the Republic; the llight of the Empress a
from Paris; the siege and surrender of
Strasbourg and the frontier fortresses of OT
France; the triumphal advance of the
German armies to Paris; the efforts of
Bazaine to escape from Metz, and the
final surrender of his army ; the investment ■
aud siege of Paris; the detailed history of
this great siege ; its plans, sorties, battles, lai
successes and failures ; the course of events an
in the beleagured city, given in the form of
a full diary of the events of the siege ; the Ik
campaigns on the Ixiirc, and in other por- a (
tions of Franco; the peace negotiations,
the surrender of Paris, and the treaty ; " a "
the naval history of the war; the diplo
matic history on both the Germain and lig
French sides; the history of the formation ro*
of the great German Empire; the proclaim
| ing of King William, Emperor, and the , rl
realization of German unity; the events of in
I the civil war and second siege of Paris, its
terrible scenes of bloodshed and vandalism, pli
with a minuteness, graphicness and bril- Htc
liancy, which leaves nothing to be desired.
No intelligent person can afford to be unin- ,
formed as to these events which have left so JJL
deep an impression on the world's his- i
tory, and few will fail to read this splendid Si
work ; or, having road it,' to endorse it bh
an the iShtiuhril American History of the wa
War.
lv this age of sensational literature, we rei
cannot too highly commend this brilliant !?ai
and thoughtful narrative to our readers. • t
The book is handsomely bound, and illus- net
trated with one hundred and fifty maps, ter
portraitH, battle scenes, and views of the ne<
i principal Idealities connected with the war. j
|No expense ha-i been spared by the pull- J?'
j lishers to make it worthy of the support of gj v
| the public, and we predict for it an im- ry,
ne. ■ .icnse sale, especially as its low price
CA ' igs it within reach of all. It is publish
jj£* edin both English and German, sold by
a j-_ subscription only, and the publishers want
-en agents in every county,
lot .
Genekai.John A. Logan.—We regret
to learn that General John A. I-gan is
lying dangerously ill at his home, at Car
-IS> bondale, Illinois. We trust his sickness
in t will not reach a fatal termination. General
en I-gan is one of the most prominent and
ii- powerful young statesman of the West,
y and the country can ill-afford lo spare such
jjj a man at this crisis. We hope to hear of
ill bis speedy recovery.
ng ■.
a
at VIRGINIA NEWS.
ill
r; Small-pox has made its appearance in
jrg Norfolk among the colored people,
"J Rain.—The fanners around Norfolk are
'd complaining of too much rain.
is
ro The crop of cholera morbus is producing
~, a fine yield about Harrisonburg.
it Groat animation prevailed in the tobacco
ig markets of Lynchburg Wednesday.
J? MAD Dog.—A dog supposed to be rabid,
1 was seen on Cove street, m Norfolk, last
lC j Wednesday.
William Beasly, of Culpeper, aged about
I seventeen years, was killed by lightirng
jl last Tuesday.
1 The double daily mail on the Atlantic,
P" Mississippi and Ohio railroad, will he es
-0 tablished on the 24th.
„ Montpelicr, Orange county, formerly the
„ home of President Madison, is offered at
B private sale. It contains I,(Mi;-) acres.
i- The dwelling-house of Mr. Geo. 0. Da
-1 vis, of McGahcysville, in Rochingham conn- *
c ty, was destroyed by fire a few days ago. j
j The house of Mr. R. J. Barrett, of Nor- '
a folk, was entered by thieves on Tuesday,
. and a bureau robbed flf the greater part of .
„ its contents. i
g i
a Persons from the mountains say that rat- i
r tie and all othe. kind of snakes are more {
* numerous this summer than has been known t
T before for many years. (
* • Gov. Randolph, of New Jersey, will visit ■
. Virginia the latter part of the month and v
| spend a few weeks at the different springs, I
and will be considerably lionized, no doubt. >
. An honorable gentleman from Mt. Airy t
I recently appeared in Wytheville, with his [
I hair cut short and parted in the middle. )
i This fact furnished an item for the Enter- c
* prise.
I
A well dressed woman by the name of '
Mrs. Q. Roaks, deliberately stepped off the
wharf into the river at Norfolk fast Wed- l
nesday. She was rescued by Captain R. - 1
Sparrow. n
Eloping with other's property has recent- j'
ly grown popular about Wytheville. Sev- i!
eral parties of different hues having taken !j
to the habit kindly. In each case some
body else's wife was the property stolen. j ■
The Fredericksburg. News says it is in- c
formed the Fredericksburg road charges al- a
most as much from Fredericksburg to Rich- "
mond, as is charged from Fredericksburg •*
via Baltimore to Memphis ! How is this ?
A negro man of Buckingham was thrown ll
from a mule a few days ago, dragged about
a mile and killed. The mule was in liar- °
ness in which the man's feet became en- y ,
tangled. He was horribly mutilated ; his ,
bowels were torn out.
A clerical gentleman of Norfolk took a si
long run and a long jump to catch the ferry- si
boat for Portsmouth. Landing safely on n
deck, he was prtitely informed that the p
boat was just landing and not departing as si
he expected. He soon h : d from observa- ai
tion. ;,
Everything is favorable for a reunion of
General Mahone's brigade at Norfolk on the s<
HOth. ft
If the General would give the present bri- *'
gade he commands, holiday, he could make "
a greater display in numbers, we have no v !
doubt. pi
ri
Alanthus trees, hogs, dogs and cats, run w
at large in Fredericksburg, all of which are V
liable to go mad. A number of dogs have m
been killed supposed to be mad. If a good- B
sized rusty nail is driven into the mad tree
about the middle of August, they will cease ni
to trouble. We advise the experiment some th
dark night. m
— ai
GENERAL NEAAS. *
. W
The horse disease has broken out in Lou- vc
isville, Ky. sc
New Mexico brags of a twenty pound S
chunk of pure silver.
Alligators loafing around the streets are ~*
a Belleville, Ala., novelty.
Prairie chickens will be scarce this year, ou
owing to the frequent rains. go
There has not been a lainy day at the
White Mountains during the past fortnight, as
There is a tree in Greenland, New Hamp- tt "
shire,.which measures twenty-seven feet m S P
circumference. a j
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Savannah, Georgia, on Sunday evening ,•
lamented, with the mercury at ilfi degrees S "
and no ice in the city. f
At the Madison, lowa, woollen mills, m ,
last week, a pound of wool was spun into to
a thread seven miles long.
The French government is negotiating wi
with the German- for the restoration of 400 fill
railroad cars seized during the war. in*
At Cambridge, Mass., last week, the so
lightning struck the house of a lightning an
rod maker, just to show its impartiality.
Two crops of sorghum, millet, oats, JV 1
Irish potatoes, and many other vegetables "5
can be made in the coast regions of Texas ?.
in the year. llc
Lightning knocked the trowel out of a \J e
plasterer's hand at Nevada, during a recent
storm, without injuring the man. ~:
"Salt" is the subject of the school boy's sti
latest composition:—"The salt is a spice aw
which spoils the potatoes if you forget to
put it on."
They have been shooting a white bear at ihl
Siskiyou, Oregon. It had black cars and a co l
black line down the back, but otherwise wt
was perfectly white. sti
A seven-mile panorama of the St. Law- P ei
rence was sold at an auction of unclaimed US'
goods m Boston last week for $500. It is .-,
said to have cost $20,000. Jp
Twelve thousand acres of land were sold tr ,
near Winchester, Term., a few days ago, at 0 «
ten cente per acre. It is all mountain land SP(
heavily timbered. f r-
Some bear hunters in Maine having iv- he
ceived $18 bounty for three bears killed on ho
Sunday have quieted their consciences by tri
giving the money to a Sunday school libra- ret
ry. »h
ice I __.OC-_.l_ MATTERS.
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by *_TThe Daily Stale Journal will be miiilril
int to l M ' rson » leaving tlie city for the summer
nt fifty ck_*tß per month.
Kg' City Suburribera—Per—un «i»liin_i the
. State Jo. rial left early and regularly at their
places of hii-iiie*-£, or residences, by responsible
IS carriers, will please leave tlieir orders with Johk
ll*. stun k Sei.iie.v, Newsdealers, Ilia Main Street,
, ss and at the News Dei-ot of W. A. Ehwards, 2W
. East Broad Slreet.
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nd A Fellote-Feeling— These Ihtll Times.—
<t, We were suddenly'overcome with a feeling
eh of dullness, on reading the morning papers,
0 f to find them filled with this abundant com
modity. Except the meeting of the order of
Ku-Klux, presided over by the Grand Cy
clops of the State, there is nothing to inter
est the readers of a daily paper now going
on in the city. Revenue officials are
• making themselves particularly annoying to
many of our druggists and dealers in
"goodies " who, either from ignorance or a
re wish to ''turn an honest penny" by beating
I iii.'le ISamuel out of what is due him, have
|(r neglected to stamp certain articles in the
B bill and proceedings mentioned. Our sym
pathy for them almost induces us to rebel,
0 and kick up a little muss, because of the
stamp act. We would do it, too, but then
1, you know the "march of the boys in grey"
*t had something to do with the necessity for
this law, and as we "didn't march good,"
we must be pardoned for holding others re
rr sponsible for the present laws providing for
n the payment of the public debt.
Suicides have become so disgusting it is
', almost impossible to persuade "the girls"
i- to renew their fondness for the sport. We '
are heartily glad of their unpopularity, al- '
c though we take to an "item" like "a sick
t kitten to a hot brick." Besides that, to
secure the facts concerning them, it is ren
dered necessary for one to be seen where J
- "we hadn't ought to go," (we don't like the J
- phrase) and as we prefer sins of omission to ,
those of commission, wfi rejoice in the pres
. cut suicide dullness.
Few people are disposed to get married '
j- just now, while the fewest possible number '
indulge in billiards. We can't see why ;
"this is tins," as ''Redford & Ives" hate '
* positively forbidden whistling, and keep an '
■ establishment where gentlemen can indulge
i tlieir scientific attainments in angul. - mat- 1
ters until they get heated and then, by a .
t simple turn of tlie heel, front a stand blos
[ soming as the rose, bede-ked with oranges, i
pine-apples, lemons, hard "biled" eggs, j
sandwiches, mint juleps, and all "sich like.
(How will this do, George, for another of
' those just imported from the snow-clatl
1 hills of some foreign clime, done up in a i
huge bowl, and straws numbered with each
■ gentleman connected with the Journal T)
Say, old boy, do so again, we promise not
' to be angry ! •
Horses occasionally run away, but it is o
because they arc not kind, good, dear little d
j horses like those of ourcity railway. You _
never see them kicking up the deuce, run- s
ning away and smashing things up general- g
ly. They do the work prepare- for them \
like clever horses, and we imagine when r
dewy eve breaks in upon old Sol's reign [
and bids him depart, they are so well satis- t
fled that they have performed their part and
earned their food that they join with one
accord in singing that good old song,
"Walk along John, the piper's son,
Ain't you mighty glad your day's work is done »" V
Besides their usual good natures they v
have a weakness for not running away. n
The Board of Health has reported the •*
condition of the streets better than for s
years. We were getting some "items" on s
them which did not agree with their report, °
but recognizing the "powers that be," we 1(
desire to make no issue with them about the s
streets, inasmuch as the issue from tlie y
streets themselves, finding its way into the 8
nostrils of passers-by, will convince the
people tliat the Board of Health neither h
sees or smells. Their noses need cleansing, °
and we appoint the scavengers to do the fl
job. tl
The City Council won't meet again for c
some time, and Ben Scott will have to wait
for "honest employment." In the mean- T
time he caii go around with liis Democratic A
friends, "seeking whomsoever he may eat lr
I up." provided he can find a good fat Re- V
publican. A former sheriff, under military '
rule, donble-jomted and kidney covered, ? (
would be a good subject for Ben to digest. lo
We shan't give his name though, as it w
might create a "howl" that would frighten ni
Ben from his ogre appetite. JJ
The hotels are ."driving" a brisk busi- "'
ness, but it is in driving their servants to
the Springs in search of honest employ
ment. Tlie merchants are selling off at
and below cost, to make room for fall
stock. Their clerks have time to cast bc
witcliing smiles at the young ladies who
venture, with thin sole shoes, upon the 00
scorching pavements. Mechanics and man
ufacture™ generally, aro "busy doing no- ar
thing," whiie the hackmeii, so hurried by
the press of business, are breaking their
poles and driving the splinters into the sto
machs of other people's horses. They
ought to know food once digested is not
good for horses. iy,,
Of the newspapers, we can say but little, to'
as we are afraid to speak against our "bread de
and meat." The Dispatch is flourishing in lia
spite of the envy of its neighbors, and likes
a joke "occasionally" as well as it does so .
"broiled chicken and com." and an occa- co
sional bath in "Falling Spring."
The Whig is still grumbling over the de- ,
feat of its pet railroad scheme, and in a mo
ment of passion has invented a "man trap" }. e -
--to cripple it* own readers and admirers. ,
The Enquirer is getting _k_g pretty "*
well, we believe—sharpening its knives and »,
filing its teeth for tho Fall "sausage-mak- ]■
ing" of Republicans. It has recently grown
so nroud as to move down on M_m street,
and bought a new sign. Oj
>\'e are flourishing like the green bay tree, '".'
adding to our popularity and subscription ,
Democrats from the error '.
of their way, and strengthening the Repub- * 01
lican party over the State. We have plen
ty work to do, and do it with a good will, ad
because when Saturday night comes, we H<
are paid off, and enabled to enjoy ourselves
'till work day comes again v which seems to mt
stick to us, m spite of our efforts to get mi
away, like "blister plaster." mi
A Young "■Steamer" ''Chartered" for W
the igfit.—l,ast night, a young man, whose ati
coppers contained a heavy head of steam, tin
was about to explode his boiler, ou Bank tin
street, when Officer Charters put in an ap- ga
pearance ami proposed to open the safety- na
_■_-. e ii ,wt * l «pe> 'Jhe young gentleman en
biled" over aud putting on an extra quan- thi
tity of steam "went for" the officer with Sa
the determination to make him clear the rii
track. In spite of the whistle of alarm the lee
officer stood his' ground and succeeded in
securing the belligerent, but only after of
tying him with strong ropes. cart hit
he conveyed the youug man to the station- Sti
house, where he remained until he was pu
tried by Justice Crutchtield (not ours), who be
required him to pay a fine of $2.50 and hu
"hack hire." ar(
.SW .' Sickening I ! Heart Rendiw/! !!
Desjierate Determination to Save tlie Old
u,a Dominion.— Upon reading the recent tele
ner grams received in this city from New York,
announcing the feeling of indignation against
Governor Hoffman, to whom was linked
the the Presidential fate of Goveror AValker,
eir he became desperate, and determined to'
Me save Virginia, if possible, by giving all pos
i!»- sible encouragement to the band of patriots
et, yesterday asseml ilei lat the Exchange hotel.
a» The idea suggested itself and was immedi
ately seized by him of appointing jart a
few more notaries. He carried out his pur
— poses by the appointment of Joseph J
ng Barnum, of Fairfax, and Thomas W. Val- I
•s, entinc, of Caroline, to the very exclusive I
n- positions of notaries public. This looks
Of like a mixing of /tiimbugycri/ with the 1 Ath
y- of February.
,~ Meeting of the RirhmOnd Turners' Asso*
n , i iittton.— -The Richmond Turners' Associa
to tion, composed of German citizens, having
j n reorganized a short time since under highly
a propitious circumstances, assembled last
lg evening at Schott's Monticello Hall, where
•c tn ." ' ,ad a pleasant social reunion,
ie M r ' "• Koppel introduced the new presi
,. dent. Mr. Ferdinand Thomas, who, after
i briefly thanking tho association for the
le honor conferred on him, called on Mr.
B Katerlinus, who also made an appropriate
i> speech in German. .Speeches were also
, r made by Messrs. Schridowitz, Lovenstein,
ii and others.
.. Tho Virginia Singing Society and the
r German Mannaerchor each sang their best
music, and united in singing "The Watch
s on the Rhine."
'> The Turners' Association has fine ma
c tenal and its friends predict for it a suc
_ cessful and useful career.
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0 Revenue Violations.—J amen W. Word,
_ who was arrested on Wednesday last, <
B charged with dealing in contraband tobacco, .
had a hearing this morning before U. S. i
Commissioner J. C. Lynham, who reserved 1
_ his decision in the case until next Monday, i
A number of seizures were made vester
j day by the revenue officers, confinedppri-t
r cipally to druggists' and confectioners. |
Among the latter, were found jellies, mus- i
tards, and other condiments, without the 1
necessary stamps. ]
—-— te |
Temple of Honor—We hear that a new
lodge of the Templars of Honor :s to be es
tablished on Church Hill. They take a life
pledge not to use intoxicating liquors, and J
i their initiatory ceremonies are said to be in
' keeping with the solemnity of the vow.
' 'Ihe Undine Temple will inaugurate a )
course of lectures on general subjects this '
winter, and expect to induce Gough, Josh T
' Billings, and other popular lecturers, to '
come to Richmond. _ J
.—-«- i
• Dangerous Hole in the Sidetvalk.— There '
is a dangerous hole in the sidewalk on Vir- v
giuia street, between Cary and the Danville '
depot, which needs attention. Yesterday •>
morning a lady was passing along that r
street, and without noticing the place,
stepped' into the hole, and was considerably
bruised and jarred. The neglect on the v
j part of those whose duty it is to attend to f.
i the streets and sidewalks, will yet result in
' the city having to pay heavy damages.
— -*•
Accident—Leg Broken.— Mr. John J. c
Prosser, of this city, a brother of the t
weighmanter of the second market, met
with a very serious accident yesterday
morning. He had recently purchased a !
tine young horse, and not needing him for a
short time, put him in Mr. Chcsterman's
stable. On going to the stable to take him
out, the horse gave him a kick on the left b
leg, just below the knee, which produced a $
serious fracture. Drs. Vaiden and Watson ■
were called in, and rendered the necessary °
surgical aid. * c
'I his is the second time Mr. Prosser has r.
had an accident of this kind; for it was »
only a few months ago that his right leg
was fractured. We are pleased to learii P
that he is doing tt» well to-day as could be
expected. v
_«.
Captured and Sent Back.— William
Thompson, a sailor, belonging to the Ger
man bark "Marathon," who deserted his ,
vessel a few days ago, was arrested yester- .'
day on board the schooner "Oliver Jamie ' ■
son," by detective Henry Dabney, and ',\
locked up in the first station-house. He Z.
was brought before Justice AVTiite this *
morning, who ordered him to be turned ,
over to Captain Donnell of the "Mara- f
thon." ".
Where Is He! • th
"AVhere, oli where is good old Daniel ? n
Where, oh where is good old Daniel? '*
AVhere, oh where is good old Daniel ? l_i
AVay over in the promised land."
He only viewed it about the time of his
congratulations to the President. q
He thinks he has now a chance of getting o,
another peep iv the fall. or
"The best laid plans of ink— and men." ;,,
County li. in-,.
Ii
The Ixite Murder. —Several officers of *
the law of Henrico county visited Tiickahoe £
township to view the place of the late mm- sti
der of the colored man Johnson by Wil
liamson.
County Jail. —The county jail is at pre- »t
sent quite full, there being 18 prisoners "
confined upon different charges. _!'
Nol Yet Ended. —The recent prize fight ~
has not yet ceased to furnish matter for in
vestigation by the authorities. Philip
Hinchman, recently arrested in Norfolk,
as an accessory to the late prize fight. Was _j,
on Tuesday last brought before Judge -t
Minor on a writ of habeas corpus and bailed _
for his appearance in the sum of $1,000. J"'
Another Murder Brought to LigM.—The ni
Commonwealth's officers'are busily engaged
investigating another murder committed in
Henrico some time since. The names of
the parties and circumstances are snrpressd mi
for prudential reasons. ml
Deeds Recorded.— Ninety-five deeds were ) ni
admitted to record in the clerk's office of i?J
Henrico from June Ist to July 20th. Mi
Republican Meeting—The People De- f°
maiiding their Rights.— The county com- ab
inittee of tlie Republican party of Henrico, '
met last Saturday at the court-house. ,Maj. £S
Samuel L. Amiable was called to the chair, tin
While harmony prevailed, a fixed detormin- b ''
ation was visible, resulting in resolutions to _
the effect that the county was entitled to 1
the selectton of one Senator and two dele
gates to the next legislature. W. J. An- J
nable, George M. Fleck and Joseph Rodg- 7Z
ers were appointed a committee to meet j
the City Central committee of Richmond, ph
Saturday next, for the purpose of confer- Dii
ring as to the course to be pursued in se
lecting-candidates. jjj
The county is fully awake to the attempt —
of disorganize**- to divide the party. These ~>
hideous monsters seem at work all over the da:
State, ready to sap the life-blood of Re
publicanism. Their traitorous work must
be crushed in the bud, and. the actors (
hurled into the background until they fJ"
are taught the duties of the hour. fro
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Financial & Comniei'cial!
Terrille Storm---.!) Flailing A'ciue Is Destroyed—
11.1 Lives Lost, tic.
, New York, July 21.—A terrific stoim
, on tho coasts of Newfoundland and Labra
, dor has destroyed 350 fishing smacks; 23
. dwellings and 10 stores. Ninety-three
1 lives were lost. The estimated loss of
. property destroyed amounts to $1,500,000.
The Cotton Exchange is examing loca
tions for a mammoth store-house fir cotton
. to lessen the expense of cartage, sampling
- and storage. A store-house for 100,000
hales will probably be meted at the
Brooklyn dock, where ships can unload and
load.
Riot Between Irishmen nnd -ermnns.
I Xetr York, July 21 .—There has been a
j riot at Nanuet on the Erie road, between
the Irish and Genua laborers. The Irish
picked a quarrel in a lager-beer saloon, from
which they drove the proprietor nnd his
family. Subsequently two Irish laborers
| were terribly beaten by the Hermans. Ono
. of them is probably fatally injured. Aftir
tliis the Irish again attacked 'the lager sa
loon with clubs and stones. They were
. replied- to by the Germans with repeated
. volleys from shot-guns. Three of the Irish
were severely wounded—one of them hav
ing been shot in twenty-six places. It is
not known how many others were injured.
' Red I'loud PrepnriiiK for AA'nr.
Omaha, July 21.—Fort Fitterman ad
vices report that "Red Cloud" is piep.ii-ii:g
for the war pant.
Fatal Itii.l-i' Accident.
Cincinnati, July 21.—The incomplete
bridge of the Chesapeake and Ohio railroad
over Davis creek, fell in, precipitating thir
teen of the workmen. Two were killed.
FOREI-M JVEAVS.
I'ri,in Sp.iiii.
FORMATION OF A NEW MINISTUA*.
Madrid, July 20.—Marshal Serrano has
been entrusted by the King with tho forma
tion of a new ministry, and has already di
signated the following members: Minister
of Justice, Senor G.__r_ ; Minister of For
eign affairs, Senor Cordan; Minister of Ma
rine, Admiral Malcompo ; Minister of Fi
nance, Senor Camadis.
The Corte.s adjourned tumultuously, amkl
protests from tlie minority.
From London.
ENGLISH ARMY COMMISSIONS—CHOLE
RA IN PEKHIA—GERMANS EA'ACI'A
TING FRANCE.
London, July 21.—A1l the papers con
tain editorials on the subject of the cancel
lation by Royal warrant'of the act equali
zing the purchase of army commissions.
The Times, I'usl and Standard, believe the
cour*c of tlie m'nistry v icoiist tuti.inal,
while the Daily News and Tcltyrujih ap
prove, to the fullest extent, the step taken
by tho ministry.
Dispatches from the East represent that
thecholcra is raging terribly in Persia.
The Germans are evacuating Amiens,
Rouen, and the department of Somme,
Lover Seine and Euro.
Cuban New*.
A".*- IV*, July 21.—Mail advices from
Cuba report that-Gcn. t'ovado was shot on
the 7th instead of the Ist of Jul v, and after
orders had been received from Madrid that
he be pardoned and sent to this country.
New-York Markets.
A-lc York, July 21—Flour dull. AVheat heavy
Corn dull. Pork dull at $t4.62*_. Laid Uull
Cotton—Middling Uplaqdl, 21; Orleans _>1V
sales :i,d<iu bales, IneliKtina 2,(1011 in Inmsil! Tur
pentlne tlnu at _. Kosiu quiet at *:u"V, f or
■trained. Freights quiet.
Finaiieial.
AVio lor*, July 21— Stoel-. much lH'tler than
at the ojieiiinir. (.old dull at 1.12'.(ie].12 _. „ov
erninents dull and steady. Stale bonds steady
and dull. Money easy at 3 jier cent. Exehanire
—louk, 10 .; short, lv';.
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I'miix Hask Iii -n.nix.l, FaykttkSt
Neak Ohaki.es, llai.tiiiok-, July 2H, Ifff. ' )
I)ROPOSALS are Invited Tor reniovinti one
hundred Ihousiuul (IIKI.m-O) vanlsof material,
more or less, from what is known as the south
Clianiiel" of the Appomattox River, Virginia
near and above "Point of Koeks."
Excavation to be iv water from ■!!_ to 1) leet
deep at low water, lo obtain about v n (lm feel
at low water.
Tide rises about SM feet; loeatiou sheltered ■'
material, sand and mud; average towaffo IV
miles; material removed to be measured In scows.
Separate proposals are also in\ited for i.iuov
hiK about 25.01K1 cubic yards of mud, sand, ie.,
(no roclij from the cutalreadv commenced by the
city of Petersburg through the Puddleduck
Marsh. The material removed from the Puddle
d—lt Marah to be deposited behind piling alre_d>
In place, at an average distance from the cut of
about 12(1 feet.
Proposals In duplicate, enttcerteA an outsit!,- ae
com|_nled by a copy of this advertisement an.l
aililrissi'ii to (he undersigned, will be received at
this office until noon of August 21si next,and will
heojM'ned ten (10) lliiuiiles tU.ir.-after, In presence
of such bidders as choose to attend.
The right is reserved to reject any bid.
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