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_ ? ??? - TUESDAY DECEMBER 10, 1867. riio Fin**1 nnd Vote on Ira pcnchraont. (in Saturday, in the House of Repre ontativcM, tho regular order of business Vivnc been demanded* tho Spoaker .an ! on'nced that to be the motion of Mr. WiU ; 0f Iowa, to lay the impeachment mat | - on the table. Mr. LOGAN, of Illinois, asked leave to ? v ike ? proposition, Mr. SPALDING objocted. >lr! IN'GERSOLL asked if the motion . j lay Cn the table did prevail, whether it vould be in order to move a postpone ment. " The SPEAKER replied affirmatively. Mr. LOGAN moved a call of the House, r.n'd upon that Mr.KELSET, of New York, . emanded the yeas and nays upon the 0 jestion of calling, upon which tellers v ' re demanded, and tho yeas and nays v ro ordered; but the call of the House v:,s refused?yeas, 4t>; nays, 98. Mr. LOGAN rose to a question of privi ? >ge, and asked to havo a paragraph in a -.aper read. Xho SPEAKER said there was now one ,. ;cstion.of privilege before the House, j.: d another could not be entertained. Mr. LOGAN then asked unanimous con." ' Objection was made on all sides. Mr. LOGAN (turning to one of tho ob ; , < What's the matter with you? The SPEAKER.?The gentleman has a rizbt to object. Mr. LOGAN was then about to renew t!:;. proposition made last?ight to allow the jmpeacbera five-minute speeches, when Mr. Si*ai.dixg,of Ohio, objected, saying he did not wish to hear tho gentleman's proposition. Mr. LOGAN again moved that the House adjourn; and upon that question tu-manded the yeas and nays, and the mo ti n was not agreed to?yeas, 46 ; nays, K'.v. Mr. LOGAN said if tho Chairman of the i iiciary Committee would withdraw the M"tion to lay on the table and take a vote on the direct resolution of the majority of | the committee further opposition would 1 o withdrawn, as all they desired was a direct vote on tho subject of impeach ment. Mr. WILSON, of Iowa, agreed to accept the proposition provided a vote could be taken at once on tho original proposition, and without further deiay. ?Mr. LOGAN agreed to that, and was }roceeding to explain his position and that of the minority, when ho was called to order by several gentlemen, and Mr. Wil s >s insisted upon his demand for the pre vails question. The demand for the previous question was then seconded, and the yeas aud nays were demanded. Before taking the vote, the SPEAKER i ititied tho galleries that if there was any demonstration of approval or disapproval the galleries would bo cleared. The vote was then taken upon the reso Jution declaring that the President should : e impeached, and tho resolution was dis agreed to by a vote of yeas 57 to 10S nays, j'.-i follows: Yeas.?Messrs. Anderson, Arnell, Asb lcy of Ohio, Boutwell, Bromwell, Bromall, Bailor, Churchill, Clarke of Ohio, Clarke < t Kansas, Cobb, Coburn, Covode, Cullom, Donnelly, Eckley, Ela, Farnsworth, Gravelly, Hardiug, Higly, Hopkins, Hun j- r, Judd, Julian, Kellev, Kelsey, Law rence of Ohio, Loan, Logan, Loughbridge, Lynch, Maynard, McClurg, Mercur, Mul lins, Myers, Newcomb, Nunn, O'Neill, Ortb, Paine, Pile, Price, Schenck, Shanks, Stevens of New Hampshire, Stevens of Pennsylvania, Stokes, Thomas, Trimble, Trowbridge, Van Horn of Missouri, "Ward, Williams of Pennsylvania; Williams oi | Indiana, and Wilson of Pennsylvania?57. Nays*?Messrs. Adams, Allison, Ames, Archer, Ashley of Nevada, Axteli, Bai ley, Baker, Baldwin, Banks, Barnum, Bcatnan, Beck, Benjamin, Benton, Bing ham, Blaine, Boyer, Brooks, Buckland, Burr, Carev, Chanler, Cook, Dawes, Dix on, Dodge,* Driggs, Eggleston, Eldridge, Kliot, Ferris, Ferry, Fields, Garfield, (ietz, Glossbrenner, Golladay, Griswold, Grover, Haight, Halsey, Hamiltoa, Haw kins, Hill, Holman, Hooper, Hotehkiss, Hubbard of Iowa, Hubbard of West Vir ginia, Hubbard of Connecticut, Hulburd, Humphrey, Ingersoll, Johnson, Jones, Kerr, Keteham, Knott, Koontz, Laflin, Lawrence of' Pennsylvania, Lincoln, Mar .shall, Marvin, McCarthy, McCullough, Miller, Morehead, Morgan, Mungum, Ni black, Nicholson, Perham, Peters, Phelps, Pike, Plants, ? Poland, Polslev, Pruyn, Randall, Robertson, Robinson, Ross, Saw yer, Sitgfeaves, Smith, Spalding, Stark weather, Stewart, Stone, Taber, Taylor, Upson, Van Aernam, Van Anker, Van Trump, Van Wick, Washburn of Wiscon Hii, Washburn of Illinois, Washburn of Indiana, Washburn of Massachusetts, Welker, Wilson of Iowa, Wilson of Ohio, Woodbridge, and Woodward?108. Absent ok not votis g.?Messrs. Barnes, Blair, Cornell, Finney, Fox, Jenckes, Kitchen, Mallory, Moore, Mor rill, Morrissey, Pomeroy, Ivaum, Schofield, Selve, Shellabarger, Taffe, Twichell, Van Horn of New York, Windom, aud Wood? 21. During the roll-call it was stated that Mr. Cornell,of New York, had paired with Mr. Cake, of Pennsylvania, aud that tho latter would vote in the affirmative aud Mr. Cornell in the negative. Mr. BROOMALL, of Pennsylvania, an nounced that Mr. Schofield was sick, but if here he would vote right. [Laugh ter.] Mr. HOOPER made the same announce ment as to Mr. Twichell. Mr. MYERS, of Pennsylvania, said as he refused permission to otTer a resolu tion of censure he would vote yea. Mr. MILLER, of Pennsylvania, said he voted no because the evidence was not fcuffieient to justify impeachment. Mr. ELDRIDGE [DemocratJ said he \oted no for the same reason. [Laughter.] Alter the vote was announced, a motion to reconsider, and another motion to lay the latter on the table prevailed, thus pre venting a resurrection of the subject. Thl- Cotton Tax.?The House bill ex empting all cotton grown after this year from taxation is now under consideration !jy the Senate Finance Committee. The >? athington Erpress says: ''Two or three members at least are ftrongly opposed to it, and wo learn that Senator Morrill, of Vermont, will make an ??iaburate argument against the bill when it cymes before the Senate." The only legislation now threatened of preat national importance, upon which eiiarp party lines wilJ probably be drawn, is the n?-gro suffrage question, which is to I* revived in the bill to enforce negro suf ;'8ge alike in all the'States; and on this ttiere will be division among the Republi tail members, The opponents of that rnea ?among whom may be mentioned ^fctiator Trumbull, appear to be in the Majority. An Alexandria paper gays: "A great ["any counterfeit fifty-cent notes have lately been put in circulation in this city, and great baa the evil become that the *'?lice have been instructed to endeavor to J< rret out from whence they are issued." The monument on Plymouth rock has r>fc<*u completed. The last stone was J'Uced upon the structure on Saturday, '*lj':n the ashes of some of the pilgrim J*thert> were deposited iu one of the chain-. t>ws. Htntement of the Pnblle Debt of the United Ntatcs on the 1st of Decern* her, 1R67. PRBT RKARIXO COIX IXTBSMT. Ft vp per cent. bonds $206,532,850 00 Six per cent. bonds of '67, *68 14,690,941 SO Six per cent. bonds, ISM 232,731,560 00 . Six per cent 6-20 bonds 1,324,412,550 00 Navy pension fund 13,000,000 00 ? $1,840,367,S91 80 DEBT ISKARt XO CrRRBXCT IXTB RBBT. Six per cent. bonds $1S,601,000 00 Three year com. inter At notes.. 62,249,3?0 00 Thres y?ar 7-30 n?le* 2S5,587,100 00 Three per cent. ? certificates 12,865,000 00 MATCRED DEBT NOT PRESENTED FOK PAYMSXT. Three year 7-30 notes due Au gust 16, 1867... $2,865,400 00 Compound inte rest notes ma tured June 10, July 15, Au gust 16,and Oc tober 15, 1867 .. 7,065,750 00 Bonds, Texas in demnity 200,000 00 Treasury notes, acts July 17, 1861, and prior thereto 163,011 04 Bonds, April 15, 1842 64,001 64 Treasury notes, March 3, 1S63.. 86S.240 00 Temporary loan, 2,SS0,900 65 Certificates of in debtedness 31,000 00 DKBT BEARIXO XO I NTKKEST. United States notes $356,212,473 00 Fractional cur rency 30,P29,9S4 05 Gold certificates of deposit 18,401,400 00 379,292,460 00 14,173,363 S3 405,543,857 05 Total debt $2,639,3S2,572 6S Amount in Trea sury, coin $100,690,645 09 Amount in Trea sury, currency, 37,4S6,175 24 J J 13S.176.820 93 Amount of debt, less cash in Treasury $2,^.20^ 761_ j5 The foregoing is a correct statement of the public debt, as appears from the books and Treasurer's returns in tho Depart ment, oil 1st of December, 1867. Hugh McCulloch, Secretary of the Treasury. The Terrible Boiler Explosion at Fall River?Full Particnlars. The Fall River (Mass.) News gives a lone account of the terrific' boiler explo sion which occurred on Thursday morning, and was partially reported in our tele graphic columns. The News says: One of the boilers of the Globe Print Works at Fall River exploded about hal f past C o'clock, entirely demolishing the boiler-house, which contained seven boil ers, and setting fire to the print works, which were completely destroyed^ Two of the boilers were thrown into the air, and, in descending, struck, upon the roof of the madder dye-house, making a complete wreck of that building?boilers, reels, timber, machinery, and steam-pipe* being mingled in one conl used mass. A piece of another boiler, weighing over three tons, struck the stone wall of the main building (which was two feet in thickness) and went t^ugh it, a breach forty or fifty feet wide the enure height of the building (four stones).. A portion of the exploded boiler, W1^b large number of the tubes, weighing about half a ton, struck the cottage occupied by a Mr. Borden, on the opposite side ot the street, with such force as to smash m the upper part of the front, tearing ofl the iet and thoroughly demolishing the win dows and doors. As soon as the noise vvas heanl in the house a young man visiting there instinctively pushed Mrs. Borden out of doors, but'she, exclaiming M} child, mv child!"* attempted to rush back into Thl house to recover her child who was m a cradle near the stove. But the yomg man prevented her, and going in himse 11 found that three keroseno lamps w nch stood on the mantelpiece bad been kick ed over on the stove and exploded, so that the flames almost enveloped tne baby s cradle. He carried the child to its mother safe and sound. This was an almost mi raculous eKcapc, for in.an instant after, larce tube from the boiler came crashing through the house and spent its, fbrce on the verv spot where a moment before voung babe lay in its cradle. No damage was done to the house by the flame,* ol the "Tn'ofher'larpe piece of the same boiler, weighing about three-quarters of a ton, with a considerable number ot the tubes, passed over the same cottage, knocking down the chimney and lodging itself in earden some 250 or 300 yards from the boiler-house, and plowing into the hard frozen ground to the depth of a foot or more. Tubes and bricks were scattered in creat profusion all along the path of the flying miLes, and we think it safetosay that tubes and bricks could be foun<*"J large quantities anywhere within a radius of 300 vards from the boiler-house. - dows and doors in every quarter were de m In8thedmadder dye-house, where the two boilers lay, some sixteen hands were at work at the time of the explosion yet not one of them was seriously injured. _ Thos. Me Kale the person who was most injured * this room, says that the there ^UdWut and thrown l.h t&ggssissz oxtrnguisbed they, thong ^ ^ ^ SBSafe length, and^iisjeft , th. Walsteum or theVembrane investing the skull being denuded to a considerable ex. 10 About two hundred hands are thrown outof employment by this catastrophe. BeT^T^'roa- P? ? *t y December 7.?A tern ? SSIMtf for this city, ran three miles b,??D across the tracU^ ^ d wlr I h wo from the track, turned Wolf was thrown ir dwork de6troyed bottom up. and he took fire, by fire. Five of the treiginvc. . and were also destroyed. The^ngi Jesse Trumbnll. and 'he^em^ tors for tto ot^J^ h d son near St. L slipping after he bad owing to tne noo^o ^ ?a6 Kniiiiinflrs haye been erpct Fenian Demonstration "in Ronton. Boston, December 7.?One of the largest meetings that was ever held in Faneuil Hall was held this evening to give expres sion in regard to the treatment of onr adopted citizens by Great Britain, and to demand their rights from our Government. A very large procession formed on the "common," and with many transparen cies, those having reference to the recent executions of the three Fenians in Man chester predominating, headed by a mili tary company and with music, marched to the hall, which was filled before their ar rival there, but a portion of the crowd managed to get in. Hon. J. M. "Wightman acted a3 president, with a long list of vice presidents and secretaries. A series of resolutions were offered and adopted. Terrible Gale. Oswego, December 7.-r-There was a ter rible gale of wind on Lake Ontario last night, and a number of disasters are re ported. Kingston, C. "TV., December 7.?The schooner E. B. Allen, from Chicago for Ogsdensburg, with 20,000 bushels of corn, struck in the harbor last night during the gale, and sunk in fouiteen feet water. Rochester, N. Y., December 7.?There was a heavy gale of wind in this region last night. The new Catholic church at Spen cerport, in this county, was blown down. Loss fully $10,000. Interesting Mexican News. Havana, December 6.?Mexican dates to the 27th have been received. Peonage bas been abolished. A steam marble factory has been opened in Mexico. Juarez was present at its inau guration, and made a patriotic speech, saggesting that the first piece of marble cut should be used in a monument to be erected to the memory of Mexicans who fell martyrs to the cause of liberty. The condition of the Mexican treasury is improving. Statements aro published in the news papers that a contract has been made be tween Minister Romero and the United States Government for $3,000,000 worth of warlike implements, two millions of which were to be taken in rifles and muskets and smaller arms, and the balance in can non. The Mexican papers have published let ters from General Grant, Senor Romero, Secretary Seward, and Madame Juarez, in regard to Mexican affairs. The kidnapping of wealthy persons con tinued to bo carried on pretty extensively by numerous bands of bandits. Reported Discovery of a Polar Conti nent In the Arctic Ocean. San Francisco, December 6. ? The Honolulu Advertiser publishes an account of the discovery of land, hitherto unknown, in the Arctic Ocean by Captain Long, of the whaleship Nile. It is thought this ter ritory will prove to be the Polar continent so long sought after. The past season has been the mildest which has been experi enced by the oldest whalemen, and Cap tain Long was able to reach latitude 73.30. He examined the land attentively along its entire southern coast, which he sketched. It appears to be quite elevated, and has a mountain near to the centre, about longitude 180, resembling an extinct volcano, and estimated to be about 3,000 feet high. Captain Long named the coun try Urongell's Land, alter a Russian Em peror. Tho western point of the coast, in latitude 70 degrees 46 minutes north, lon gitude 78 degrees 30 minutes east, he named Cape Thomas after tho seaman who discovered it. The southeast point he called Cape Harran. The Nile sailed several days along tha-coast, and approach, ed within fifteen miles of the shore. The lower part of the land was free from snow, and appeared to be covered with vegeta tion. It was impossible to tell how far the land extended northward. Ranges of mountains could be seen until they were lost in the distance. Special dispatch to the Chronicle. Important Movement In Favor of General Grant. Philadelphia, December 8.?Tho Union League of Philadelphia, the most influen tial political organization in America, numbering 2,000 of the leading men of Pennsylvania, bankers, lawyers, capital ists, clergymen, manufacturers, and me chanics, all Radicals, will to-morrow eve ning decide in favor of General Grant for the Presidency. Murder In Massachusetts. Worcester, December 8.? Thomas Leonard-, Jr., aged twenty-one years, was murdered last night in West^Boylston, near this city. The police this morning arrested his father, an Irishman, aged about fifty years, on tho charge of committing the deed. Both are known to have been drunk and fighting last night. The old man says three men came in and killed Tom. The deed was done with an axe. The walls and ceiling were spattered with blood. Young Leonard was a desperate character, having spent the best portion of the last five years in jail. Fire at the Maltby House. Baltimore, December 8.?A fire occur red here this afternoon in the rear build ing of the Maltby House. Loss estimated at $10,000 ; insured. An employee of the hotel, who was asleep in his room when the fire occurred, was seriously burned about the head and lower extremities. He is now doing well. Complaint of au American Whaler. San Francisco, December 7.?A Hono lulu letter of November 13 says Captain Enos, commanding a whaleship, reports being ordered from Ochoshock .cruising ground by a Russian gunboat. He was given twenty-fours in which to leave, otherwise tho Russian threatened to sink his vessel. . Death of Rev. Ambrose ManahanI Utica, N. Y., December 7.?Rev. Am brose Manahan, D. D., an eminent Catholic theologian and author, died at Troy to-day. Terrible Ravages of Cholera at Sea? Seventy-five Deaths.?The ship Lord Brougham arrived at the New York quaran tine last Friday with a cargo of disease and death. She reports having lost during the voyage 75 out of 382 steerage passen gers from cholera. The number who are now down with the disease is twenty. Many of those who have been ill look like skeletons. The Mysterious Affair at the Resi dence of Mr. J. S. Moon.?The mysteri ous gentleman has made no demonstrations for the past few days at the residence of Mr. Moon. He doubtless needs rest, and is perhaps sick.?Scottsville Register. As to Val's opposing the war, that proud distinction he divides with the entire A mocratic party. The time is coming when that will be an honor to be envied.?Qalli polis (Ohio) Dispatch. The kid glove dealers in-Boston are said to have sold $16,000 worth of " kids" to the audiences of Mr. Dickens, who has finished his readings of that city, and is now in New York. A destructive fire raged in the woods back of Racine, Wis., last week, for three days, burning up houses, barns, fences, hay stacks, and other agricultural pro perty. A practical farmer of "West Virginia says that the rust has made its appearance in the growing crop of wheat this fall?a thing never before known in that section. The river at Hartford, Conn., is nearly blocked by floating ice, and navigation must speedily close in that region. A Ton of Silver Bricks.?Onr city was cheered this morning by the sight of more than a ton of bullion bricks from the reduction works of Mr. Gnllom, on Bear creek, a branch of Snake river, abont a milo and a half from Montezuma, in Sum rait county. We spoke not long since of the forward ness of Mr. Cullom'a works. Since then he made a run of one heaHh with the abovo result. In twelve hours 1,475 pounds of ore were smelted down, giving 825 pounds of metal?lead and silver. This has not yet been assayed, but is supposed to contain from $500 to $600 to the ton in silver. The bars were deposited in the branch mint in this city. They number eighty-three, and the total weight it about 2,200 pounds. The ore reduced was from the Comstock lode.?Denver News. There were three thousand bales of cot ton raised in one southern county of Illinois this season. The Chicago Tribune nominates Train the " talkist" for president, and Weston the " walkist" for vice-president. At Bangor, Me., on Sunday last, the mercury fell in the course of twenty-four hours from fifty degrees to zero. At St. Paul, Minn., the estimated cost of the buildings put up during Che year is over one million dollars. A ohurch orphan house will be opened on Christmas day in Charleston, S. C., by subscriptions obtained chiefly in the North. Apples were raised for the first time in Minnesota thia season. The Cleveland, Ohio, councils have pro hibited all sparring exhibitions in that city. Out of 11,000 whites registered in Flo rida, only 900 votes were cast. TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. President Johnson is Congratulated? General Steedxnan to Succeed Sir. Rollins. Special telegram to the Dispatch. Washington, December 9.?The Pre sident was occupied this morning in re ceiving the congratulations of members of Congress and others on the defeat of the impeachers. Since the vote of last Satur day, members of the Cabinet and senators and representatives have called to express their sympathy and make known their gratification at the overthrow of the reck less and lawless men who were intent upon ousting Mr. Johnson from the presidential chair in order to put in his place one of their own tools.* The President receives these evidences of friendship with becom ing dignity and quiet, but manifest grati tude. General Steedman's friends assert that his name will be sent to the Senate in a few days for Commissioner of Internal Revenue, in place of Mr. Rollins, whom the President, it is asserted, intends to remove. I give this merely as a report coming from a respectable source, but can not vouch for its exact truthfulness. W. Important News from the Capital. Special telegram to the Dispatch. Washington, December 9.?In the House to-day was discussed the very im portant question how far a treaty with a foreign Power is operative when it has re ceived the approval of a foreign govern ment and our Executive and Senate and awaits the action of the House of Repre sentatives in the matter of appropriation of funds to pay purchase money. Debato was provoked by a proposition to refer to the committee the President's message so far as it relates to the treaty for the purchase of Walrussia. "Without an appropriation to pay the amount agreed upon, the treaty cannot be executed ; and it appears to be the almost unanimous opinion of the mem bers of the House that, inasmuch as all bills for raisiDg revenue shall originate in the House, it is within the province of that branch to consider and decide upon the merits of a treaty in order to decide if appropriation shall be made ; which vir tually gives the House supervisory control over both the Executive and Senate in the ratification of treaties. Notwithstanding the tenacity evinced in maintaining this ground, it would appear, from private conversa tions with members of the House, that a large majority of its members are in favor of appropriating the funds necessary to consummate our treaty with Russia. The new selection of seats for members of the House is expected to be made in a few days. Governor "Worth, of North Carolina, ar rived here to-day, and had an interview with the President. Fernando Wood, having got through the strife for the mayoralty of New York, has arrived, and was in his seat in the House to-day. further testimony is to be taken before the Committee on Elections can decide who is entitled to the seat representing the Ninth District of Kentucky, but it is ex pected a report will be made in a few days upon the status of Mr. Young (Democrat), charged with disloyalty by Mr. McKee (contestant). The three points claimed to have been made against him in proofs before the sub-committee are that Young furnished a gun to a man to join the Con federate army; that he provided rebels with provisions; and that he caused Con federate soldiers to capture a Union soldier then secreted in Young's house? the proof on this being that Young said to rebel soldiers, " There is a Yankee soldier in that house, now go for him"; and the Federal soldier was accordingly captured. Should Young be rejected, then will come up the question whether McKee is legally elected or not. On this point other testi mony will hereafter be taken. The President sent to the Senate to-day between two and three hundred nomina tions of regular army officers; most of them to be lieutenants ; many of them to fill vacancies. There were six nominations of civil officers?generally unimportant. Michael Doffey was nominated for Regis ter of the Land Office at Marysville, Cali fornia. For the District of Columbia, three justices of the peace were named? James Dinch, W. P. Callan, and E. L. Corbin. Wallace. More of Slower'g Orders Revoked? Enthusiasm for General Haucock State Convention. New Orleans, Deeember 9.?General Hancock has revoked General Mower's order removing Adam Griffin, Secretary of State, and Hypolite Peratta, State Auditor, and has restored them to their former positions. General Hancock visited the opera Saturday night, and, being recognized, was greeted with enthusiastic cheers. The band struck up Hail Columbia. No business of importance was trans acted in the State Convention to-day. Congressional. Washington, December v.?Senate*? Petitions from assistant assessors in North Carolina praying for compensation were presented. Mr. Wilson gave notice that he wonld to-morrow report a bill removing political disabilities from 284 Alabamians, recom mended by Generals Pope and Swayne. The Secretary of the Treasury was called upon for fall details of the Testoration of captured and abandoned property. The resolution declaring neutrality be tween England and Abyssinia came up. After a debate suitable to the resolution, the Senate went into executive session and adjourned. Souse.?Among the bills and resolutions offered were the following: Exempting from taxation manufactures yielding less than 35,000; directing the Secretary of the Treasury to use $4,000,000 greenbacks in purchasing bonds; abolishing the office of assistant treasurer; for the more effect ual government of the rebel States. A resolution was introduced requiring the Judiciary Committee to inquire into the expediency of making members of State conventions take the test oath. After a severe contest certain portions of the President's message were referred to the Reconstruction Committee; thus reviving that committee. The bill striking out the word " white from the laws of the District of Columbia was passed. Ayes, 106 ; nays, 38. It goes to the President. The President was called upon for the record of the trial of Albert Lusk, in New Orleans, for the murder of a negro boy. Mr. Hooper moved to suspend the rules in order to pass a resolution that the taxes shall not exceed $300,000,000, and made a speech in favor of the motion; but the | House refused to suspend. ^ * Several new bills and resolutions on finance were introduced. Adjourned. From Washington. Washington, December 9.?The Presi dent has nominated Daniel Dennets collec tor of customs of the Teche district, Louis iana, and William L. Stamford local appraiser of merchandise at New Orleans? both to fill vacancies. Mr. Wilson's list for restoration to po litical rights in Alabama includes Governor Patton and General Longstreet. The mercantile and shipping interests press the Senate to confirm Secretary Se ward's treaty for the West India islands. One hundred and twenty-eight farms, comprising nearly 8,000 acres, have been added to the productive capacity of Flo rida since last November. . Purchasers of Government stock in the Dismal Swamp canal will be required to keep the canal open. The revenue receipts to-day were $4^2, 000. . Spencer and wife, arrested in Jersey City for alleged complicity in counterfeit ing seven-thirties, have been discharged. Chicago oilers $20,000 to secure the Isa tional Republican Convention there. The Political Revolntion-A Demo cratic Mayor Elected in Boston. Boston, Mass., December 9?The mu nicipal-election to-day resulted in the elec tion of Shurtleff (Democrat) as Mayor. This, is the flrstlriamph of the Democrats in Boston since the days of Andrew Jack Meeting; of tlio Georgia Reconstrne tion Convention. Atlanta, Ga., December 9.?The Re construction Convention assembled at half past 10 o'clock this morning?108 whites and 22 blacks being present. Foster Blod gett was made temporary chairman, but not being present, was substituted by J. L; Dunning, of Atlanta. "W. F. Clifton, of Chatham, was chosen secretary. There is much confusion consequent upon inability to agree on officers for permanent organize tion. Campbell (black) offered a resolution that all aspirants for the presidency of the body define their positions on the " re lief" (?) question. After considerable wrangling, the Con vention adjourned until 12 o'clock to-mor row. The Radicals are divided, the extremists going for Hopkina or Blodgett for presi dent, and the others for Parrot or Suffolk. The blacks held a caucus this afternoon and determined to go for Hopkins. Diwatisfled Southern Emigrants. Havana, December *9.?The southern emigrants who recently settled in Hondu ras feel much dissatisfied with the course of the British Government towards them. Governor Austin had granted them lands on which to settle, and given them privi leges which the Home Government has disapproved. Foreign News. London, December 9.?Fifty thousand persons were in the funeral procession which paraded in Dublin in memory of the Fenians executed at Manchester. Garibaldi has disappeared from Caprera, and another Roman movement is appre hended. Prince Napoleon is to meet Victor Em manuel at Moneza. A French ministerial crisis is appre hended in consequence of M. Rouher's Roman speech. Menebrea had announced in the Italian Chambers the receipt of explanations from the French regarding Rouher's speech, and bad added that Italy could only obtain Rome by the concurrence of France and the other European Powers. London, December 9?P. M.?A general contract has been made for carrying the Atlantic mail, all the steam lines partici pating. They leave Southampton Tues days and New York Thursdays. A dispatch this afternoon from Florence denies Garibaldi's escape. London, December 9?Noon.?China dispatches say tea is firmer. Consols, 92 15-16. United States bonds, 70 15-16. Fiunkfort, December 9.?United States bonds, 75%. Litzbpool, December 9?Noon.?Cotton quiet; estimated sales, 12,000 bales; up lands, 72?d.; Orleans,8d. Breadstuff's dull. Corn declined to 46s. 6d. Other articles unchanged. The Markets. r^" New York, December 9?Noon.?Flour 10@20c., wheat 2@3c., corn 1c., oats lc. better. Rye firm. Pork steady at $21.56%. Lard steady at 12^013%. Cotton quiet at 17j^. Freights quiet. Turpentine a shade lower at 53)?. Rosin quiet; com mon strained, J Stocks strong. Money, 7 per cent. Gold, 136^. 5-20's, 62, old, 107%; new, 107^. Sterling steady. New York, December 9?Evening.? Cotton easier; sales 1,500 bales at 17c. Flonr active; State, $8.50?$10.75; south ern, $10?$14.25. Wheat active. Cora, $1.38091.42. Oats Arm. Pork heavy at $21.62^. Lard steady. Turpentine, 53? 53>?c. Freights lower; cotton, per sail ; per steam %; grain, per steam Governments closed strong. 5-20's, '62, old, 107%; new, 107%. 10-40's, 101^' 7-30's, 104%. Tennessee 6's, 64now Tennessee 6's, 63. Gold, 136 j^. Baltimore, December 9.?Cotton quiet and Arm at 172??17)?c. Flour stiff; best grades advanced 60c., others advanced 25c. Wheat Arm, Corn very firm ; new white, 81.18?$1.23. Oats, 72 074. Rye, $1.60? $1.65. Provisions dull and steady. Cincinnati, December 9.?Flour ad vanced 25c. Corn dull. Mess pork?Old, $22 ; new, $23. Lard, 13c. Louisville, Deaember 9.?Superfine flour, $7.75. Corn?Ear, 75?80c. Mess pork advancing ; sales at $24. Lard, 13c. St. Louis, December 9.?Flour steady. Corn advancing and quoted at $1; mixed, $1.05?$1.08; yellow and white, $1.08? $1.10; ear, 92@95c. Clear sides, 14}<j@ 14%c. Lard, 12j^@l3c. "Wilmington, N. C., December 9.? Spirits turpentine nominal at 48c.; no' sales. Rosin quiet at $2?$2.25 for low No. 1. Tar declined; sales at $2?$2.15. Cot ton quie^at 14^c. for middling. Charleston, Docember 9.?Cotton par tially declined sales, 500 bales; re ceipts, 550 bales; middling, 16^?16)^c. Augusta, December 9.?Cotton very ac tive daring the morning, but closed dull; sales, 1,200 bales ; receipts, G40 bales; Now York middlings, 15c. Savannah, December 9.?Cotton quiet but steady; middlings, i5)?c.; sales, 895 bales; receipts, 408 bales. Mobile, December 9.?Cotton closed dnll at 15@15)?c ; s^les, 1,100 bales; re ceipts, 6,306 bales?largest of the season ; exports, 1,736. New Orleans, December 9.?Cotton stiffer ; sales, 400 bales; receipts since Sa turday, 7,838 bales; exports, 3,448 bales. Sugar active at full prices ; common, 11c.; prime, 13^c. Molasses bettor ; fair, 60c.; prime, 70c. Gold, 136)^. Special Notices. CHRISTMAS - PREPARE FOR IT! old aPPLB BRAflDY, SUM, IRISH WHISKEY, cooking WINK, PORT and SHERRY wise, frknch BRANDY and gin, FIVE-YEAR old rye WHISKEY-warranted LONDON PORTER, crushed, powdered, .and COFFSB SU GARS, P8IMB LAGU1YRA and rio COFFEES, superior GREEN and BLACK TEAS, j FLOUR and lyjck WHEAT, BUTTER and LARD, in Btore for aale by JOHN M. HIGGINS, 1810 Franklin itreet, da 10?2ir near Old Market. &ST 1667. CHRISTMAS. 1S67. ANDRBW ANTONI respectfully Invites atten tion to bla large and select assortment of FRENCH and AMERICAN CONFECTIONERY, including EXTRA REFINED CANDIES of his own manufacture, which, for purity and ex cellence of flavor, have for the pattt eighteen years been pronounced by competent judges THE BEST A8 WELL* AS THE CHEAPEST made or told In this city. Call and examine my stock. ANDREW ANTONI, south side Main street, bolow the poet-ofilce. do 10?iw JtST E. FRANKLIN, OPTICIAN, 91* MAIN street, above Tenth. BRAZILIAN PEBBLE SPEC TACLES correctly suited to the eye at reduced prices. MICROSCOPES.OPBRA GLASSES, etc. de 10-3t VF GOLD, SILVER, AND BANK NOTES, STOCKS AND BONDS, bought and sold by EDWARD COHEN, Bonthwest corner Main and Fourteenth streets, de l0_lw WB~ IMPORTANT TO WHOLESALE BUYERS OF DRY Q0QD8 ! Freah arrivals at MOSES MILLHISER'S; 011 Mai5 BTKBET. 10 cases ASSORTED PRINTS, S cases LINSETS?all grades ; 5 cased HEAVY'BLUE DOME8TIC8, 10 cases HEWY JEANS, SATINETS, and other heavy woollens; 10 cases BLEACHED DOMESTICS, 15 bales BROWN DOME8T1C8. All of which will be sold at the lata reduced prices. Extra Inducements ottered to the cash trade at MOSES MILLIIIrEH'S, Oil Main street, de 1?? 4t between Ninth and Tenth. ??T STEARINE SOAP.-Thls bj>st of all family ?oaps, now so favorably known all over the United States, is, as its name indicates, made of the " hard substance of pure tallow " upon an entirely new principle*. Clotbes need no boiling, no rubbing on a washboard; one pound will go as far as three pounds of other family soaps. If It does not give satisfaction return it at our ex pense. Beware of Imitations ; the genuine is made only by McKEONB, VAN HAAGEN & CO,, Manufacture 32 south Front street, Philadelphia; 30 Barclay street, New York. no 30?ec?)m *r UNION BANK OF RICHMOND, (8AYINGS INSTITUTION.) OFFICE AT THB NATIONAL EXCHANGE BANK. SUBSCRIBED CAPITAL, $500,000. THIS INSTITUTION ALLOWS SIX PER CENT. ON DEPOSITSr I. DAVENPORT, Ja.f President JAMES MILLER, Cashier. DIEICTOaS. it. A. Paint, L. D. Crenshaw, W. R. QnarlM, Wm. H. Lyons, Jr., R. E. Blanken A. Bodeker, B. B. Welslger, ship, W. A. Spott, Moses Ellyson, J. B. Winston, A. L. Ellett, Jas. W. Archer, A. A. Hutchln X.T.Taylor, J.fioaenbacm, son, W. E. Binford, J. W. Hall, T. W. Doswell, J. A. Belvln, W. F. Gray, W. E. Tanner, T.U.Dudley, Alfred Moses, J. M. Nonrlln. The security offered to depositors Is undoubted, and the Institution should aommend Itself to all ?lassos. Tha attention of all in aity and country Is called to this Institution! Hera they will find security, ?onvenienea and profit. Bums as small as one dollar may be deposited, and six per cent. Interest received on same. Offlca hours from I A. M. to I P. M.; on Saturday from > A. 11. to I P. M., and from i to ? Pi M. Je U?d&swts &02UT 3. JtAFET. JAMBS L. ?AP*T BOBMTT. BK00XS. 88T H-. II. MAURY <e CO., (BBTABLieH JD 15 MS,) ?A W KIRS AND BBOKBB8, Bo. 1014 Main street, 2Lrmt house below the po?t-oa?e, Eiohmohd, Ya. 8TBBUNO EXCHANGE, GOLD AND 8ILVEB, BANK NOTES, STATE, CITY, end BAILBOAD BONDS and STOCKS, t*., bought and sold on ?ommluloa. DEPOSITS BZCBIYED end COLLECTION** MADE on all aesesslble points In the United Bute*. ft 1 tST SLEEVE BUTTONS AND STUDS, SCARF PINS AND KINGS, (ovm five hundred patterns to choose from), FOE ON 8 DOLLAB at the DOLLAB 8TOBB, de 6?lw 836 Main, corner Ninth surest. tar BOOWOOD AND JET JEWELRY ! All the now stjles received as feats* U?Q?<1 AT THE DOLLAB 8TOBB, 83d Main, eorner Hinth street, i de5-lw FOB ONE DOLLAB Commission Merchants, SM. WILLIAMSON (formerly of A. ? T. k Co.), WHOLESALE GROCER ' " 1c*. Ul? and and Virginia riet attention and pledgee ABD C0MM16SIO5 MERCHANT, No*. Ul? and 1JU Gary street, between Thirteenth And Virginia street*. Richmond. Va.,wlll gi?e ?triec attention to the sale of GOUff TRY PRODUCE, to bis patron* fall market price# and prompt re tarns. hMidT406** 011 ?onai<fnmen4i in I?nalM,?nute National 8K??.T??Slii A- Bk|.,Pi?u?. ,Wl4i A- r. Harrer, Esq ..President ? m?.? i W*> Memn, faarreys & ' ? 4* * Co.; Messrs. R. 7P* ?4Iikel?l; Hanrlaon, Goddla & National William*, H. Maury _ , a(Il. Apperson. Real Bstate Auctioneer*. Ricmtoyp, October 10. imt. oc jt_am BALTIMORB. ' " *"***** ,T??. i^sdsssss! Z"$s$r,?10 -lM <*C0T Refer to General Walter Gwrnn, W. C., General Joeeph R. Anderson, Colonel C. Q. Tomnhlna. a. D. Townee, Richmond, Va. 1 ' HENRY QWYBN. of Baltimore; 1&t? ?* Tarboro', K. C.: W1LT*R GWYnh,J*-' jtu? Sooth Carolina, se M?sodlm&awJm oSf.2 ?SSL5QdT^NI?A?f 1Toaloco#. order* solicited. Liberal advance* made on eon* algnments. Refer to A. F. Haitit, President of Bational Bank of Virginia ; Jams Thomas, Jr.. JUq., Richmond, Va.; Mo^irs H. ESn&n i b?*mL*m?? ; ^ JOBjr,oir * Tyyy. Boots, Shoes, Hats, <?c. Notick to muSSm; OTHERS VISITING THE CITY x^OTg SHOES, TRUBSS, Ao.-We be* leare to call the attention of strangers 8HO KK 6tviihit K eUy to oor ot BOOTS, IKU5Ks! *Cm wblch we offer on as good terms a* they can De puf?ha?ed for from any other bouse In the city, w. K J0H3805 A oST. succecsors of Alexander Hill A Oo,, ?i? ^a.nilftctnreN and Dealers, CHA.ua ffiuia. #tml' E,chmo^ ^ W ? JOHIf-OW, D. P. Wbi.?ht. dw 10?lw T>00'i8 AND SHOES.?A very?,jfc? JLJ fine as?ortment of OBIT'S DOUBLE- BWI , ,A , W. B. JOHBRON A CO., dq 10~Iw Wo. nil Bain street WANTED, WANTED, 5,000-^7 TT FARMERS, 8,000 MBcllANlC? SB] lo.too LADIBS, all to know where to bay ymw the cheap?*: BOOTH and RB<ES The following is a list: Men's Boots, f?.50 ft* so *.< Hi?W ?H0 aP; Ladles' Morocco Hoots, $ l up, Misses bewed and Peioied Leather Balmorals, $i and up ; Children's Morocco Heeled i t11 ,olher Koods In proportion. A splendid stock of my own mike, whUh are war raHnie5d- ?,o miohasl goSst. "9 5 <^7 Broad street. Richmond. H1T MANUFAC r. J- CRBR ABD DEALER, luTltes bis sni mends of thecouDtryand city to the exaint IS pa'd^P 8Pl6adl<1 ''ocli of HaT? MidiS* oafs of his own and of other manufacturers. All hiw ,tyleB ?/the 8eM?^ on band and rocel*. ftt0a,m8r ^om the larnest manufac* ?? .! h" conntrr. The prices are reduced to salt the present bara time#. I "will pay the hlgb??t market prleea for FTTI* ssi;8r?vv..K.;?bU' once.018" T70Uld d0 w'?11 t0 brinR In Fur Skins at A fine assortment of Ladles* and Children'. Purs, Caps, Jlutfs, Ac., oo hand at 1311 Ea^le bqnaro, Main street, Richmond. Va. no au TOST RECEIVED. ANOTHER V l?tof prime SOLR *nd UPPER LEA T m?K' LlVNQ 8K1.VS, which l it IB' selling at New York prlces. Also, another W b?o"ts 8 81x-DOi'LAR calf beweo drbi *?" iis? "" "" non"' & M*o54i8?* R. WijrFBEK, Salesman. nS r For Sportsmen, /2J.UNS, GUNS, GUNsZto VJCOUJITRY MEKCHAtfTS AKD thb TRaDB gbksrally? WALSH &60N (late James Walsh), ?mpo'tera and manufacturers ov?,y%. 01fa*, RIPiiKH, Ac., 14J2 Maln^^^^ street, refipectfullj call the attention of the trade ? o^29lve asuonmentof DOUBLE A WD ?INGl.B GDW8, most of which are of our own Im portatlon, together with an extensive muddIv of POWDER FUASK8, SHOT PoOChIs &aMK BAGS, FOWDKK, skOT, and CAPS, and evefy? thing necessary to the sportsman In the Held. , B.?REPaIkIKG done with neatneiis and deRpatch. All work guaranteed. no JS ?lm Q SUTHERLAND. 1406 ^2* Main ANJ) 800 BROAD ^TREET, RICHMOND, VA., 1M P'>UTSR ABD DEALBhlN dnP8, RIFLES, PISTOLS, FINE CUTLK-, RY, AND SPORTING ARTICLES. - - - ? "ur recent importation of GUNS embraces the finest goods for the prices ever in our stores Just received, 1,000,000 ELY'S Caps and one-tenth boxes A^ent for 2,-?i.qa.*rt?r celebrated FIRB-ARMS. qC?2i " NEW YORK NET AND TWINF COMPAN Y?8 E T N E 8 fnd - VV AWifi N ETS of all kinds made to order I ll|iTI||lHi anJT^, SE\?B TWINES, patoni^raS? WeKfe sd S?feIjnSS!,S. Sf Confectioneries? H"oW TOIjAVE TB0U8LeT and BXPEN8E?Go to BOSBIRDX'8. J4U Mala street, and bay b)H EXCELSIOR MTCTOK MEAT. It It as ^ood uh 70a can make, and moch cheaper. At leaiit, thin In tbe evidence of a large number of ladlfH wbo have u?ed It. For sale by the pound, bucket, barrel, or by tbe Jar. , LcUI8 J. B08SIK0X, de 5 Confectioner. pAISINS, CURRANTS, do. JLV eo boxen RAlfilNS. 300 pounds CURRANTS, 6c0 pound* ALMONDK. no 23 DANURIDOB & ANDERSON. TQ COUNTRY MERCHANTS._Wo are offering our DOUBLE ELFINKD CAN DIKKat tb? Kama price yoa have to pay for tbe common article you buy In northern cities Onr Candle* have a wide-spread reputation as being the bent that are made, and were deemed worthy to receive the first and only premium which has nv?rhe*n given to Candles by the many fair* and exhibitions held in this city. Oive as a trial. ANDREW P1ZZIHI & CO., no 21 SOTBrohd ?tre^t. VTEW FRUITS, NEW FRUITS.?Just 11 received, 100 whole, half, and quarter box?s RA ISIJi 8 ; lo<> drums ELKME FIUS. 6 barrels CUR RANTS, 10 fr-.iis DATEb. 10 coo COCOaNDTS.JO barrels ALMOaDH and NUT*. Also, HAVANA OKASGE8, LEMONS, and APPLES. Onr CAM DIE4, to long and favorably known to the trade, arid not excelled anywhere in point of quality and ourity. Also, SOoaR and M<'LaSSES CaKKS. and SODA and BUTTER CRACKERS, are offered to th? trade on the moat liberal terms, oc 28?U ZiSlMER St CO. VIRGINIA CENTRAL LAND AOENCY AND DOMKKTIC JMMfOKATION AND WHITE LABOR SUPPLY OPPICB, RICH MOND, VA.?I have very recently perfected tbe organization necessary to conduct on the largest scale a business that will henceforth receive my nndlvlded attention, combining the sale of lands, mills, mines, fnrnaces, and water-powers, and tae supply of white labor, male and female, and tea ants, as far as they can possibly be obtained, from the Mates and cities or the North. My partner. Colonel B. J. Page, is in charge of oororaee in New York. In Philadelphia and Baltimore I have associate* of the highest re?pecUblllty and responsibility. And for tbe sale of iar ds and mlnen in North Carolina I am associated with L>. W. CocaT*, B?j., of Reldsvllle, for many years State Treasurer of North Carolina. The facilities this agency offers for the sale of lands are not surpassed In the South. In regard to mines of all kinds, 1 bave made contracts with parties in the cities north of this who makeihfct branch of the business a specialty boto In tbls country and Europe, securing to me the widest possible field of operation*; and In title city I have the aid and services of tbat accomplished mineralogist and asaayer Colonel Wilj.i*ii oii 11 am for the prompt analysis of all mineral! that may be Bent to me, thus determining the value of mlnos before they ar* offered for sale. THE WHITE LABOR branch of the bcslneas will be undar th? manage ment cf thoroughly competent jcentlemen. 1*1 farther notice is given, oar efforts will be directed to supplying this city wlUi factory hand*, portera, and domestics, male and female. These will bo inalnly German and Irish. The moet ample and satisfactory arrangements have been made for their cheap transportation from Mew Tore and Philadelphia to this city. By the 1st of January I hope to be able to supply form hands and tenants. Parties In want of white labor of either sex are r??qi*su<d toeommunieat* their wants lawrttlpf, : -o that 1 may forward them to the supply oLicas In Jew York and Philadelphia. * Tkkmb : For selling lands. Are per cent, com mission on all sales actually made, Dot no cbargo wbttever unless a sale is effected. For uluss. aa additional contingent fee, the subject of contract In each case, and payable oat of pioseeds of sal*. For laborers, a f*e of?? for each one ?applied by con ract, payable when the laborer Is delivered; ar.d when the laborer is unable to pay his or her pa?>?a*e to this city I advanoe it #4 from Phila delphia acd W from flaw YorH-to be repaid to ma by the employer when be receive the laborer, w so much advanced on the contract for wage*. Further particulars forclshod^oj^ap^issn^ no 10?dTAF?w3m Pest offlo bos Riokxo.xd xnv Yoaic Rivaa) kailkoad Corn-as*. > Rxokmoxu, December 5, ls?7. J niFIE TWELFTH ANNUAL MEET* J. 130 of the stockholders of tbla Company will be beld ?t their offlce in 'be city of fciehmoml on TUK6DAY the 7th jie l-d&swtd Secretary. J~ AMES MACH1K HOQR, ATTOK NBY aT LAW and MOTABY PUBLIC, Rich mond. Va., will praetUe iu ail the ccurU of tba city of Richmond and adjoining coon-Us. Bank ruptcy causes attnuded to, and parttcnlar MUtt- 4 tion paid to collection*. OlBc* over Maury * to. t aud n*xt d-or to the pcst-oflici?. Address p?eV? wttsebvxiM.