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jUESDA^ MARCH 9|, 18S9< XEWfi FROM TIltE CAPITAL. rxRboys r>t President Johnson ani> RK-aRRKST t'NPER T?tK NeW AnMINISTIU Troy,? " Washington, March 6.? Robert Murray, Esq., United States Marshal, New York city: If Jacob and Moses Depuy bftTC not been released, you will regard their pardon as cancellcd, and return the psme at once to this department. " E. B. WaSIIRURNE, " Secretary of State." In compliance -with the above, Deputy Marshal F. A. Thompson sent the pardons of the Depuys back to the State Depart ment. What further action will be taken in the matter is not at present known. Jacob and Moses Depuy, father and son, ?ere eonvioted of rescuing seised whiskey from a revenue officer. Jacob was sen tenced to three years' imprisonment at hard labor and fined six hundred dollars, and Mo?cs sentenced to one year's imprison- 1 men! and fined two dollars. The pardon ' ?a* granted on the ground that the Depuys ha?l given valuable information in regard to revenue fraud", and had been promised protection. The pardons were conditioned upon the payment of the fines imposed. The Cask of Mr. Stkwart.? Among the Republican members of Congress the lead ing men of the party are pretty evenly di Tided upon the course that should be pur eiied in view of the request of General Grant that the law of 17b9 be suspended so far a? it affects Mr. Stewart's case. Mr. Wilson is the only Now England senator ?who favors suspension of the law. Mr. Sumner has propared a speech against sus pension? Data, in .Baltimore Sun. Mr. Stewart personally is very objec tionable to a large number of both senators and members, high tariff men, by reason of his free trade principles. The tariff men arc not, it is true, very strong in the House, but they will all oppose the repealt for they look upon the Cabinet as somewhat In the interest of freo trade inconsequence Of th& appointment of Messrs. Stewart and Boric, who are said to be avowed free traders, and they will do nothing to per petuate their power. ? Baltimore Hun. [We think the tariff men are very strong in the House.] Fkei.i.vc; Concerning tiie Appoint ments. ? The feeling in Washington in not, perhaps, a reflex of the feeling elsewhere, but the feeiing here among all classes and shades of Republicans is one of severe dis appointment. To 6ay anything elee is to misrepresent the actual facts. There is, however, an entire and cheerful willingness to wait and see the wisdom of the selections demonstrated. ? Telegram to New York Times. The Radicate are not well pleased with the nomination of Governor Cox as Secre tary of the Interior. They say he does not represent the Radical Republican sentiment of the State, and that he is opposed to ne gro suffrage, and that for that reason he is not the proper man for the place. They say that when he ran for Governor a few }ears ago he distinctly avowed his opposi tion to negro suffrage. ? Baltimore Sun. So he did. We republished his letter against negro suffrage in the Dhpatch at the time. ___ General Stoneman is removed from com mand, but remains, we suppo3e, in Vir ginia.? yational Intelligencer. Dr. Sharpe, now postmaster at Richmond, Va., a connection of General Grant's, is named to-day in connection with the mar Bhalship of the District of Columbia. ? Bal timore Sun. Interesting Suit.? A suit was brought by a Whitehall (New York) lumber-dealer, Mr. Cooke, against Mr. E. ?. Davis, of the t-ame place, to recover 810,000. The plain tiff alleged that the defendant had agreed during tne war to lurniah him $10,000 in greenbacks at a specified time for fifteen cents on the dollar. Plaintiff brought suit to compel the performance of the alleged contract, but was non-suited on the ground that it was in the nature of a wager, and hence immoral, tended to degrade the na tional currency, aud was without an ade quate consideration. American Claimants to English Es tates.? Hon. J. P. Benjamin, formerly of Louisiana, but now residing in London, and amemberofthe English bar, has written a letter to the New Orleans Times with a view to exposing a scheme of swindling now extensively practiced iu this country, by which persons are induced to advance mo ney for the prosecution of claims against English estates represented as unclaimed aud awaiting the appearance of heirs re siding in America. Mr. Benjamin states that in every instance which has come to his knowledge " the statements are false, and evidently made for the purpose of defrauding parties out of sums (large or tmall) under pretexts of paying the costs of records, copies, etc., said to be necessary for the prosecution of the pretended claims." Fkarfil Scene. ? A few days afro a ter rible tragedy occurred at R. J. McKenney's mill, about twelve miles below Vincinnes, Indiana, between Jonathan O'Haver and Milton Bergestresser, resulting in the al most instant death of one of the parties, and the probable mortal wounding of the other. The quarrel originated over a game of cards, in which Bergestresser struck O'Haver with brass knuckles. The latter then retired, armed himself with a huge hunting-knife, and encountering Berges tresser, plunged it into him, the blade pene trating the right breast, inflicting a ter rible wound. The injured man, in spite of his dreadful wounds, made his way into the house, procured a double-barrelled shot gun, and discharged the contents into the back of hie adversary, who was retreating, killing him almost instantly. Both men had borne good names among their friends and associates, and were regarded as among the most prominent and reliable workmen at the mill. Kissing his Wife while Dying of Hy drophobia.. ? Mr. Eckertson, who died of hydrophobia at Saddle river, had to be held by five or six men, and during his lucid intervals begged to kiss his wife, who was very ill in another part of the house. Just before his last dreadful fit he pleaded so piteously to kiss her once more before he died that, risking the consequences, they took her to his bed. The dying man care fully wiped the froth from his face, and, ! compressing his teeth tightly to prevent any of the poisonous saliva exuding from > his mouth, kissed the lips which he had so often pressed in love and affection, and then resolutely turning away, after bidding her adieu forever, relapsed into a dreadful paroxysm and died. The man who kept tiie dog which bit Mr. Eokerson, after knowing that it had been bitten by another mad dog, a week before Mr. Eckerson'e death gave him fifty dollars as compensa tion for injuries sustained, and persuaded Mr. Eckeraon to sign a paper of release from further claims. The neighbors are very indignant, and talk about olubbing together to carry on a suit against the owner of the dog on behalf of the widow and or phans.? Trenton True American . One of the soldiers who shot Marshal >Tey, in 1815, died on the 1st of January, IftS'i, at the advanced age of ninety-two years, at the pcor-houee of the city of bhs\it France, | Hcportcd for the Baltimore Bnn. Baltimore Conference of tbo Metho dist Episcopal Chnrch Aonth. FOURTH DAT. Bishop Wightman in the chair. J ! Ret. Mr. Rowzie, of the Virginia Con i ference, was introduced. The case of B; j 8. Highly "wm Called up and again defer ! rcd? The second question of general mi i ntitOs Was called, whon the characters of ; George W. Lightner, William G. Hancock I (who passed two examinations and was , elected to deacon's orders), William H. D. | Harper, Edward H. Henry, Sydnor C. Fer Sisson, Charles C. Wertenbaker, David ash, William Wade, and Robert Ro3B, wero examined and paosed. Ignatius Waters was discontinued at his own request. The third question of the general minutes was oalled, and the characters of Rufus Wilson, Waiter W. Watts, H. Monroe Strick ler, Silas R. Snapp, James F, Clark (passed two examinations), and James Higgins, were examined and passed. W. Marshall Hiner and John H. Meredith were discon tinued by their own request. The following ministers were introduced : j Rev. Mr. Cunnygham, Kentuoky Confer ence ; Rev. Mr. BucKner, West Virginia j Conference ; Rev. John H. Linn, Louisville I Conference. The candidates for deacon's orders were called before the altar and questisned ac cording to the usual form by Bishop Wight man, who, in a very practical and feeling manner, addressed them relative to the no i lemnity of the vows they were about to as sume, and the responsibilities and duties of their high mission. The sixth question of the general minutes was called, and the characters of John T. Maxwell, Isaac W. Canter, Milton A. Tay lor, Benjamin F. Ball, James R. Van Horn, and John T. James, were examined and passed. Concerning the laBt-named gen tleman, quite a number of the members of the Conference spoke in terms of praise as a man of whose purity of life and devotion to his Master's work were praiseworthy in deed. The following ministers were introduced : Rev. Dr. Frost, Chatsworth Methodist church; Rev. Dr. Bennett, Virginia Con ference ; Rev. Dr. Duncan, President of Randolph Macon College ; Rev. Dr. Strobel, Lutheran church. The seventh question of the general minutes was called, and the characters of L. B. Madison, Maybury G. Balthis, E. T. R. Trippe, Joseph Crickenberger, Charles L. Dameron, and Lucius D. Baldwin (trans ferred from Texas Conference), were ex amined and passed. Judge Hammell, lay delegate, represented strongly the ability, diligence, and success of M. G. Balthis. The transfer of W. C. Malloy from the North Georgia Conference was announced. The eighth question of the general mi nutes was called, and the following local preachers were elected to deacon's orders : William Richardson, Peter Parker, Nelson Castile, John Markwood, George H. Wil liams, and Abraham Hogan. Rev. Dr. Nice was introduced. The tenth question of the general mi nutes was called, and John S. Trone, a local deacon, was elected to elder's orders. Tho oase of B. S. Highly was again called up, and, after representations by Rev. Messrs. Heterick and Eggleston, was laid over until Monday, and made the or der of the day for 10 o'clock. A letter from Rev. Mr. Blackwell takiDg leave of the Conference, expressing his high regard for it, and his prayers for its future prosperity, was read, and a motion offered by Rev. G. G. Brooke and J. S. Martin cordially reciprocating his kind feelings, &c., was adopted. Conference then adjourned. New York News. ? New York , March 7. ? Governor Hoffman has resigned the I Grand Sacliemcy of Tammany, and Wil liam M. Tweed has been elected his suc cessor. It is stated that several boxes of guineas of the coinage of George 111. have been re covered from the wreck of the British frigate Hussar, Bunk in East river in 178-i, Wendell Phillips, in a lecture at Jersey City last evening, commented rather favor ably on Grant's inaugural. He urged a vigorous and, if necessary, sanguinary policy towards the South as tho only means to secure lasting peace. The Indians? War Ended? Subjuga tion of all Refractory Tribes. ? New York , March 7. ? A Bpecial dispatch re ceived here from Fort Hays, March Cth, says the Indian war has ended. Affairs at Medicine Bluff creek are in a highly satisfactory condition. The Indians are convinced that they can find protec tion at no season of the year, and the cam paign has already proved a salutary lesson. There is not a hostile Indian within the limits of the Missouri department. All the refractory tribes have been entirely sub dued. The few that have not come in but have made promises have been driven far out of the department. The troops are in fine health. The weather is cold. Camp Supply, at the forks of the North Canadian, will be kept for the present. St. Louis j March 7. ? A dispatch received this evening from Omaha says trains on the Union Pacific railroad which have been so long blocked up by snow in the Black Hills passed through to the terminus yesterday. The eastward bound through train reached Laramie this afternoon. Sudden Death of an Episcopal Minis ten. ? Another very sudden death occurred in this city on Saturday morning. The Rev. Charles Gillette, of Brooklyn, N. Y., had been on a visit to this city for several days. On Saturday morning, after break fasting, he started out amid the storm of wind and snow to viBit some friends, and about] 10j?? o'clock stepped into Wilson's Hotel and" requested to see a city direc tory. The book was handed him, and just as he was about opening its pages he sank to the floor and expired immediately. ? Bal timore Sun , 8 th. A Drover Robbed. ? Philadelphia , March 7. ? A drover named James Ames, from Ohio, was robbed of $3,000 in a hotel in this city last night by two men with whom he became acquainted in the street and who took him to their room. After he slept, they lowered themselves to the street by a rope and escaped. No arrests har# *>9en made. Colored Free Masons. ? The St. jvosfs Free Mason has declared against negro lodges. That paper says the fanct^isn of the hour has raised tho question, and fn-crd it upon the attention of Masons- Thi 8t. Louis Free Mason takes the ground that negroes should u be left .inat whoro they are." Of such white Masons as loo.^ with favor upon negro lodges, the Free I-'ason Bays if the brain of suoh bigota is dissected there will be found two bumps ? "self esteem " and " obstinacy." It says " our ancient craft legislated alone for men of their own oolor, and we deny that any but the Caucasian race were ancient Masons." And then the Free Mason goes on to argue from mechanics that negroes ought not to be recognized as Masons. It says the " woolly -head race of Africa never pro duced a single architect or builder," and adds that 44 any man who will pretend to say that the negro is the same in hia phy sical construction bb any other race simply proves himself too ignorant to be argued with." Ernest Sohienberg, editor of the Fort Schritte, published in Jefferson City, Mo., and enrolling clerk of the lower House of the Missouri Legislature, was killed Thurs day night at Hennaun, on the Pacific rail road. It is understood to be the intention of the Most Rev, Archbishop Spalding to visit Rome ia October next. Admiral Tucker. ? Wo have received recent news of Admiral John R. Tucker and Captain Walter It. Butt, who are in the Peruvian service, engaged in the explo ration and survey of the Amazon river. Their large circle of friends in Virginia and their old comrades in the conntr j trill be pleaeed to learn that they are in excel lent health. Captain MoCorkle, who was attached to the same Peruvian commission, has returned to the United States, and is now in Philadelphia, suffering from rheu matism. He was compelled to rctarn on account of ill health. ? Petersburg Express. A Great Labor Strike in Prospect. ? The New York Tribune says the journey men tailors of that city, emboldened by the result of the clothing outters' strike, are about to inaugurate a movement of like oharaoter. This contest will probably prove one of the most exciting of the kind which has ever taken place in that city, the em ployers in many instances being opposed to the advance, while the men are by no means aa firmly united as many other trades in the city. There are at present about 15,000 journeymen tailors in New York and vicinity, but a very small portion of whom are members of the Union. Of the above number there are about 2,000 first-class tailors, a large number of whom are mem bers of the different tailors' societies. These men are now receiving thirty cents per hour, and the demand will be for a return to the old rate, which is twenty-five per cent, advance on that amount. A Female Captain op a Ship.? Cap tain McQuire, of the ship Chieftain, of Philadelphia, which arrived at New York on the 2d instant from Calcutta, was taken sick when five weeks out, and the ship was brought home by his wife. Mrs. McGuire has sailed with her husband for twenty years, and knows every rope and spar absard ship. Captain McQuire and his crew were taken sick several years ago, when in command of a brig, and his wife navigated the vessel to port with scarcely any assistance. The Winter in Vermont.? -Travelling in Vermont has been marked by eome no vel incidents this winter. A Montpelier gentleman, en route with horse and sleigh and hired man for a place twenty miles distant, was near his destination, when the horse stepped out of the path and was in stantly buried in the snow. The hired man, jumping out to rescue the horse, found him self in the same fix as the horse, except his head and shoulders. His employer, with astonishment, shouted, "Do you touch bot tom f " After a short struggle and some excitement, his reply was, " No ; I am standing on the top rail of a fence ? at least five feet from the bottom." They had the good luck to escape from the unpleasant predioament, and returned home. Grant. ? He never told his Cabinet, But let prim silence, like a corn i' the foot. Torture their anxious souls; he smiled In thought ; He sat like a fellow holding four kings and an ace Calm and serene. There are over three thousand music teachers in New York. A New York bride recently had a New York hotel given her as a wedding gift. Mrs. Lincoln is said to be engaged in writing memoirs of her times. New York has seventy banks, with $70, 000,000 capital, held by 30,000 sharehold ers. The winter of 1868- 9 is said to have been at sea the most tempestuous on re cord. The Chestertown (Md.) papers record the death of Dr. John Edward Hall, who was a surgeon in the late Confederate army. A schoolmate of John and Charles Wes ley, aged one hundred and four years, is living in Brooklyn. Labor in Florida is scarce, and planters are sejading to Georgia and Carolina for hands. Immense quantities of wheat are still held by Minnesota farmers. They refuse to sell at present prices. A farmer in Washington Territory brags of having eaten bread from flour made of wheat sown only four months before. The annual earnings of the washerwo men of the United States are said to amount to forty millions of dollars. Carlotta Patti will sing in this country next winter under the management of Max Strakosch. A Paris physician recommends seven vapor baths as a remedy for hydropho bia. An American ex-brigadier general of volunteers is giving drawing letsons in Heidelberg. The New York Post heads the senatorial confirmation of a batch of Mr. Johnson'B appointments on Monday " A Wanton In sult to Grant." The sale of horseflesh as food increases in France, but by no means so rapid as the more earnest advocates of the movement could wiBh. In Otsego, New York, an estate of $3,300 has just been settled. The heirs get three dollars apiece. The balance went to costs and the lawyers. Fifteen hundred women in Centre county, Pa., have appended their signs manual to a petition praying the courts to grant no more liquor licenses. A colored man from Zanesville, Ohio, has startled the citizens of Washington, Pa., by laying olaim to the major portion of that borough, basing his claims on a will alleged to have been made to his grandmother by one of the Hodges, original owners of land on which the town is built. Ttfe last war between the Atlantic trunk lines for the trade for and from common points in the West lasted only ten days, terminating on the 27th day of February. The New York Tribune says Vanderbilt won the belt, and makes the Commodore's performance in the premises the next " big thing " to his eighty per cent, dividend on New York Central capital shares. CLOTllDfG. "jgARGAINS IN CLOTHING FOR ONE WEEK LONGEB. n-Tlng rented out our store, we will positively CLOSE BUSINESS OQ tfcO 16th March. All In want of BABQAINS IN DESIBABLE CLOTHING PLEASE CALL AT ONCE. N. B. BTOBE F1XTUBE8 and C0UNTEB8 FOB 81LE. SHIPLEY, BOANE & Cf>? mi Main street, opposite Tyler's Jewelry store, mh 8? lw QALL AND SEE A LARGE LOT OF CLOTHING AT VERY LOW PRICES AT BALDWIN'S, COHNEIi MAIN AND TENTH STREETS, [feio] ; 1 r i - ? 1 1 | PRINTING IN COLORS DONE AT THE MJ?PATCH PRlNTING-HOUbJC. JaU TELEGRAPHIC NEWS. LATEST HEWS FBOE THE CAPITA! Spbciazi Tbleoba* to thb Dibpxtch. Washinotok, March 8, 1869. MR. STEWART'S DISABILITY? EXCITE MENT AT THE CAPITOL-RUMORS, &c., See. The disability of Mr. Stewart in the matter of the Cabinet appointment and the manner in which this difficulty is to be disposed of has formed the theme of gene ral conversation in all circles to-day. Quite an excitement was manifested on (he subject at the capitol, in the Senate cham ber and galleries thereof, and especially among offioials in the departments. Various rumors prevail, among them one that Mr. Stewart had determined to decline the ap pointment of Secretary of the Treasury ; that the President would withdraw his message to the Senate of last Satur day asking special legislation to re move the disability of Mr. Stewart ; that Governor Boutwell would there upon bo appointed ; that Judge Hoar would then decline the office of Attorney General ; that Massachusetts, thus getting the office of Secretary of the Treasury, would lose the Attorney-Generalship ; that Now York would get the latter, and that either Edwards Pierrepoint or Lyman Tre main would be appointed Attorney-General. Not one^of these rumors and predictions was verified by actual fact, but from the very best of authority your correspondent gathers that there is probability that nearly all of these reports are the forerunners of occurrences that are likely to transpire within the next twenty-four hours. The truth seems to be that whilst the law clearly forbids Mr. Stewart from discharging the office of Secretary of the Treasury, he being engaged in trade and commerce, there are pending against him several charges for fraudulent importations of goods. Nevertheless, his desire to hold the position of Secretary is so great that he has been struggling in every way to put aside the difficulties that obstruct his path to the Secretary's office, and has suggested much of that which has been proposed in the way of repeal of laws, &c., in his in dividual interest. A large number of telegrams have been received, on the one hand urging the removal of Stewart's disabilities, and on the other hand suggesting his with drawal and the appointment of another in his stead. The fact is that Mr. Stewart cannot overcome the obstacles that are in the way of his entering upon the office of Secretary. He cannot consistently be re leased from, nor can he transfer to a successor, the penalty that he has in curred if it be true that he has fraud ulently imported goods ; and it would be manifestly improper that he should take the office of Secretary while these charges remain undetermined by the proper judi cial tribunal. Outside of the allegations the well-founded objection remains that it would be injudicious to set aside a whole some general statute simply to accommo date a single individual. The sentiment of the Senate is decidedly averse to special le gislation in Mr. Stewart's behalf, although the majority, probably, of senators aud re presentatives would be willing, if General Grant insists upon it, to so adjust the law as to enable Mr. Stewart to hold the office of Secretary of the Treasury. It is stated that Mr. Stewart's wife urges her husband to make any sacrifices in erder that he may enjoy the honor of a Cabinet officer, and to that end that he give up his commercial businees for a year at least, and devote the proceeds thereof in the mean time to charitable purposes. General Grant and the several members of his Cabinet now here have had three consultations as to the Stewart embarrass ment, and, fully appreciating the difficulty* have determined that it would be best that another appointment for Secretary of the Treasury be made. It appears to be well settled that General Grant intends to appoint Governor Bout well, or, if the latter will not accept, then some other gentleman from Massachusetts, to the office of Secretary of the Treasury. But Massachusetts cannot have two mem bers of the Cabinet, and New York must have one, therefore Secretary Washburne tele graphed Judge Hoar in substance that it would relieve the Administration of an embarrassment if he (Judge Hoar) would decline the office of Attorney-General ; to which Judge Hoar replied that he was ready to do anything in his power to pro mote the interests and assist the adminis tration of General Grant, but that he pre ferred that the whole matter be held in abeyance until his arrival in Washington, where he expected to be on Tuesday (to morrow) ; and so the matter now rests awaiting the arrival of J udge Hoar. Mean time it is given out by those who should know that positively Governor Boutwell will be appointed to-morrow Secretary of the Treasury, and that either Edwards Pierrepoint or Lyman Tremain, of New York, will be nominated for Attorney General. At the Senate caucus this morning, the difficulties and probabilities being gene rally understood, the subject of Stewart's disabilities was not discussed or deter mined. Matters in the Treasury Depart ment, Interior Department, and Attorney General's office, are at a stand-still, await ing the arrival of the coming men. WHAT BILLS THE SENATE WILL PASS BEFORE ADJOURNMENT. At the caucus of Republican senators this morning, after nominating the stand ing committees, a committee of five, con sisting of Senators Sherman, Edmunds, Trumbull, Stuart, and Pool, were appointed to oonsider and decide, in conjunction with a similar committee of the House, what legislation is neoessary, and to name such measures att only should be adopted with a view of making the session of the Senate as short as possible. The Senate committee met this afternoon and came to the conclusion that it would not be neces sary to pass more than a dozen measures at this session, including the oiwil tenure bill, the Indian appropriation bill, the banking redistribution bill, gold sales bill, and the Schenck national credit bill. To accom plish this legislation it is believed -that Congress need not continue here longer than thirty days ; but the Senate may con tinue longer for exeoutive business. WHAT MR. STEWART PROPOSES TO DO. It is reported this evening that Mr. Stew art, in an interview with General Grant this morning, verbally placed his resigna tion at the latter's disposal. Stewart days, however, that if neceesary he will transfer all his private business and interests to the control of three trustees, who shall have exolosive management of it and distribute the profits to orphans of aoldiers and sail ors. He is willing but not anxious to accept the Secretaryship. 't EX- PRESIDENT JOHNSON. Ex-President Johnson proposes to go to Baltimore on Thursday, return here on Friday, and immediately proceed to hia home in Tennessee. ABOUT THE DISTRIBUTION OF FEDE RAL PATRONAGE. A delegation of Tennesseeana called on President Grant this morning to pay their respects and talk over the distribution of Federal patronage in Tennessee. The Arkansas and Louisiana senators have agreed upon united action as to Fede ral patronage in those States. They have determined that another Supervisor shall be appointed in place of Creecy, but his succeasor ia not named, and that H. Hutch inson shall be appointed in place of Wolfley, assessor of the first district. Numerous candidates for succession to the Federal offices in Cincinnati, Chicago, St. Louis, Pittsburg, New York, Philadel phia, and Boston, are awaiting the settle ment of the Cabinet question in order to make regular sieges upon the Administra tion for the fat offices within its gift. DELANO? DOOL1TTLE. Delano, Commissioner of Internal Reve nue, is to take tho office next Thursday ; mean time the bureau is to be removed to the north wing of the Treasury building. Senator Doolittle leaves here next week to resume his residence and law practice in Wisconsin. MR. BORIE EN ROUTE TO WASH INGTON. Senator Cattell received this afternoon a dispatch from Mr. Borie stating that he would be in Washington to-night, but pro mising nothing as to his acceptance of the office of Secretary of the Navy. MR. GEO. H. STEWART SENT FOR. Mr. George H. Stewart has been sent for, and will arrive with Mr. Borie, and if the latter declines it is reported that Mr. Stew art will be nominated in his place. Wallace. associated. Press Telegrasis. VARIOUS ITEMS. Washington, March 8. ? The Accounts Committee have finally sanctioned the amount ordered by the House, and Colonel Hunt and Menard (colored), the contestants from Louisiana, have received $2,500 each for expenses. The senatorial caucus took no action in the case of A. T. Stewart. It is understood that his resignation ia in the hands of the President, and that another name ? Bout well, it is said ? will be sent in. The revenue receipts to-day were $625, 000. General Sheridan comes here immedi ately on telegraphic order. Colonel William G. Mooro, late secretary of President Johnson, is ordered to duty under Paymaster Brice. Captain Wright Reaves, also a secretary of Mr. Johnson, has a year leave of absence to go to Europe. There was no action taken by either the President or Congress to-day regarding the case of Secretary Stewart. Mr. Stewart proposes, unless Congress removes the diffi culty, to make an absolute transfer and disposition of all the profits and interests of his business while he remains in the office to three prominent gentlemen as trus tees, to have the absolute use of the profits and revenues for the public charities of New York city, the trustees to select tho charities and be vested with absolute con trol, Mr. Stewart thereby divesting himself of any interest whatever in his business. The applications for office are over whelming, but none are considered by the President unless made to the Cabinet officer in charge of the department where the office solicited is located. The President receives official visitors daily between the hours of 10 and 12 o'clock ; after that time there is no admittance except of Cabinet officers or by appointment. The Cabinet meets Tuesdays and Fridays, and on those days only general visitors will be received from 10 o'clock till noon. General Sherman formally assumes the command of the army to-morrow. CONGRESSIONAL. Washington, March 8. ? Senate. ? Bills were introduced to prevent private sales of gold and securities by the Treasury ; to re quire autographs to applications for the re moval of political disabilities ; and to amend, the judicial system. The resolution for a joint committee on disabilities was tabled. A bill to enforce the fourteenth amend ment and secure a republican form of go vernment in Georgia was referred to the Judiciary Committee. The bill erasing the word " white " from the charter and ordinances of the District of Columbia was passed. Balloting for chaplain was had, and resulted : 1 8t Ballot. 2d Ballot. Rev. Mr. Newman 22 35 Rev. Mr. Chester 10 7 Rev. Mr. "Wetherington 10 7 Rev. Mr. Grey 7 5 Rev. Mr. Bates 6 0 Rev. Mr. Nonrse 2 7 Rev. Mr. Kelley 1 0 Bev. Mr. Newman was declared elected. During the contest Mr. Yates, of Illinois, said he conceded the merits of Rev. Mr. Newman as a political preacher were un surpassed, but he thought it was time to have a little less politics and a little more religion in the prayers. They had politics enough in the Senate without putting them into the prayers. The standing committees were announced, with the following chairmen : Finance, Sherman; Foreign Affairs, Sumner; Ap propriations, Feesenden ; Commerce, Cban ler ; Manufacturing, Morton ; Agriculture, Cameron ; Military, Wilson ; Naval, Grimes ; Judiciary, Trumbull ; Postal, Ramsey ; Lands, Pomeroy ; Private Lands, Williams ; Pensions, Edmunds ; Revolutionary Claims, Yates ; Claims, Howe ; District of Colum bia, Hamlin ; Patents, Willey ; Territories,' Nye ; Pacifio Railroads, Howard ; Mines, 8tewart ; Education, Drake ; Revision of Laws, Conkling. Adjourned. Bouse. ? The House is not in session. Georgia Eesislatnre? Political. Atlanta, Ga., March 8. ? The Senate to-day passed the general education bill. The Republican State Convention re cently in session here adopted a resolution to the effect that the government of Georgia is aa completely'under the control of those who spurn the Government of the United States and the policy of Congress aa it was during the rebellion, and cannot, therefore, be recognized aa legally or actually recon structed. Congress is therefore urgently asked to provide for the rigid enforcement of the reconstruction laws by reassembling the persons elected to the Legislature in April last, and the exclusion therefrom of persons ineligible under the laws. This resolution was adopted instead of one pro* pesing the recalling of the State Conven tion. FOREIGN NEWS. SPAIN. Madrid, March 8.? An incendiary fire occurred at the Royal barracks to-day. ITALY. Romk, March 8.? The report of the Pope's death ia unfounded. Offnt Xzdtcmeoi in Prt??ib?ff-j What the Radical* arc Doing. BPXCIAL T*L*OBAJf *0 THB DISPATCH. Petebsbttbq, March 8, 1869 . Arriving trains this evening brought large numbers of delegates to the Bepubli can Convention to be held here to-morrow. Over one hundred and ten are estimated to be present, and probably half that number of outsiders. From all indications the Convention will be a stormy one. The Wells forces seem to be in the minority, while the disaffected portion of the party, who have chosen Clements for the Governor ship, appear largely in the majority. Not withstanding this, however, Judge Bond and others who are here in the Wells inte- | rest claim that they can poll ninety votes out of all that will be present. It is expected that the State Executive Committee, who are working for Wells, will so gerrymander the delegates as they pre sent themselves for admission that they will secure a majority of the votes. j The opposition are determined not to be cheated, and they will marshal their forces in the Convention peaceably if they can, forcibly if any resistance is offered them. Among these latter, sentiment seems to be divided as to the names of Clements, 1 Chandler, and E. Y. Thomas, for th? Gov ernorship, but the former is decidedly the more popular. The respective tickets, as at present, stand as follows : On the one J hand, H. H. Wells, of Alexandria, for Governor; James C. Taylor, of Mont gomery, for Lieutenant-Governor ; Robert Boiling, of Petersburg, for Attorney- Gene ral ; and Watkins James, of Shenandoah, for Congressman at Large. The other ticket I is: J. H. Clements, of Portsmouth, for Governor ; John F. Lewis, of Rockingham, I for Lieutenant-Governor ; Thomas R. Bow den (present incumbent) , for Attorney- I General; and A. M. Crane, of Winchester, for Congressman at Large. On the Wells side the name of W. H. Tlatt, of this city, will be presented for the presidency of the Convention, and that of George Tucker, formerly of Alexandria, by the opposition. The greatest excitement exists, and crowds of negroes could be seen at every corner this evening talking and gesticula- 1 ting in an extraordonary manner. | Private caucussing, in hotel rooms, of the 1 Wella faction is now going on, but their regular caucus has been postponed until I to-morrow morning at 9 o'clock. The op posing faction hold their caucus to-night. It is stated authoritatively that charges of an extraordinary nature will be pre ferred to-morrow, in the Convention, of I corruption against certain high officials of the State which will involve a large num ber of others. j All the working men of the party seem to be here in the interest of Clements, and if that ticket is not successful his support ers will bolt and form an alliance with the new movement. A new nominating con vention in that event would be called. | C. Fearful Accident at Chicago. Chicago, March 8. ? The roof of a burn ing building gave way last night, precipi- ] tating four firemen who were on it into the flames beneath. The bodies have not been recovered. The Weather South. Savannah, Ga., March 8.? The weather is very cold here, and ice formed this morn ing. Wind N. N. E. Canadian Confederation. St. John's, N. F., March 8.? The New foundland Legislature has voted in favor of confederation with the Dominion. The Haytien War. Havana, March 8. ? Advices from Hayti say that Salnave had attacked Auxcays by sea and land, and had been repulsed. COMMERCIAL, Grain and Flonr Markets, Corn ahd Flour Exchaj?ob, > Eicbmosd, Va., March 8, 1669. > 0P7BHI5GB. Wheit.? White, 228 bushels, Bed, 138 bushels. Mixed, 9S bushels. Corn.? White, 1,640 bushels. Mixed, 1,192 bushels. Oats.? 2,56S bushels. Rye. ? 2o bushel*. licrdsyruss^setd. ? IS bushels. "Wheat. ?"White, 134 bushels good at $1.90; 14 bushels prime at $2, 40 bushels at $1.70? total, 2S8 bushels. Red, 128 bushels fair at $1.60, 10 bushelsat $1.65? total, 138 bushels. Mixed, 64 bushels at $1.72M, 22 bushels at $1.30, 22 bush els at $1.70? total, 88 bushels. Corn.? White, 356 bushels prime at 66c. ; 258 bushels damaged on private terms ; 676 bush els prime at 66c. ; 200 bushels very good at 65c.? total, 1,4.00 bushels. Mixed, 00 bushels slightly damp at 63c.; 1,028 bushels prime at 85c. ; 114 bushels very damp at 80c.? total, 1,192 bushels. Oats.? 118 bushels prime at 65c. ; 28 bushels common at 60c.; 212 bushels fair at 62c.? total, 358 bushels. Rye.? 6 bushels Inferior at $1.30 ; 14 bushels prime at $1.40 ? total, 20 bushels. RB-KXJJIBITBD. Wheat.? White, 134 bushels. Bed, 12Sbushels. Mixed, 9S bushels. (kits. ? 1,000 bushels. Jkrdsyrass teed.? 18 bushels. REMARKS. Corn active at an advance of lc. on Satur day's rates for white. Wheat a little more ac tive without any Improvement in price. Oats dull and unchanged. R\je? But little doing. New York. In New York on the 6:h Instant southern Flour dull; sales at $6.20 to $0.73 for common to fair extra, and $6.60 to $12 for good to choice extra. Wluat dull and lower ; ?ales 22,000 bushels at $1.44 to $1.45 for No. 2 spring, and $1.62 for No. 1 spring. Cbrn, lc. lower; Bales 41,000 bushels at 94 to 95^c. for new mixed western. Rye more steady ; sales 5,000 bush els western at $1.39. Barley? Sales of Hunga rian at $2.18 ; Canada "West, $2.18 ; and Ger man, $2.28. Oats without change ; sales 40,000 bushels at 74Mc. for western in itore, and 76>6c. afloat. Wilmington, If. C. In Wilmington, N. (J., on the 6th instant Corn was quoted at $1.05 to $1.13 from store, and cargo at $1. Oats, 90c. to $1. PtanuLs, $1.62 to $2. Tar, 3c. lower ; sales at $2.33. Norfolk, Va. In Norfolk on the 3th instant there wore sales of 350 bushels PtanuLs at $3 (they are quoted at $3 to $3.16); 1,700 bnshels mixed Corn at 83c. (white is quoted at 85c. and yellow at 88c.). 40,000 Staves were sold as follows : White oak hogshead, $60; culls, $23; red oak hogs head $3S; culls, $23. Sales of 600 bushels of Oats at 72Hc. Chicago, 111. In Chicago on the 27 th ultimo the amount of grain In store was : Wheat, 1,4C0,O57 bushels; corn, 1,713,472 bushels; oats, 740,429 bnshels; rye, 127,967 bushels; barley, 164,723 bushels. At the Open Board in the afternoon a fair business was transacted In No. 2epring Wheat, but prices declined fully Mc. per bushel, sales transpiring at$1.13)6(?$l.l4? closing at the in side figure. Corn closed dull at 3Sc. Other grains more neglected. In the evening til ere were some "wash" sales of wheat atftl.13^, but legitimate buyers offered $l.l3tt. Pro visions were dull and prices nominally un changed. Llvo Hogs were firmer and more active at previous prices on shipping and packing ac count; sales at $!>@$'j.62)4 for common and light, $9.73@$10.12>4 for fair to medium, and at $10.23@$10.90 for good to choice lota. Savannah^ Ga. * In Savannah, Ga., Com lc quoted at $1.20 1<? ?1.22* from wharf, and $IM to $U0 from store. Gala, from wharf, In bulk, 80 to Me.i from store, 91 to $1.05 for feed black seed oate, H.10? ' . > 'lr Baltimore, !Wd. In Baltimore on the 6th instant receipts of Wheat only 1,884 bushels red; sale* of prima white at 0J.2O, prime Pennsylvania red at ?1.83, (food Pennsylvania red at I1.7S, prima Virginia Yalleyred at $2.20. Offerings of Cbrn, 10,800 bushels white and 7, M0 bushels yellow; market le. higher.; sales 7,500 bushels prime white at 85 to 89c. (this it Richmond price to day) ; too bushels fair to good at 80 to 84c.; 800 bushels western whits at 83c., in store; 8,000 bushels yellow at DO to P2c.; 1,500 bnshels western mixed at 83c., in store. Oat*? Wo sales reported. }ty?? Western, $1.53. Ctover Arm ; sales 350 bushels in one lot at 910.37; Jobbing lots, $10.23 to $10.30. Timothy, 93.65 to $3.73. Flax, $2.30 to $2.33. Tobacco Market*. March 8.? At the Richmond Tobacco Ex change to-day offerings at auction were 88 packages; of which 15 were taken in, and the balance sold from $4 20 to $39.30. Breaks during the week were 914 hogsheads, J18 tierces, and 50 boxes. Quotations for now are: Lug* ? Shipping (green or unripe), common to medinm, $4.50@$5.50 ; ripe, in good order, $5 75@$7; ripe, in softordor, f.'<.50?$?.50; work ing, common to medium, $4.75^15.50 ; working, good, $6.no@%7; bright smoking or working, common to medium, 18. 50@$15; bright smoking or working, good to fine, $13?5$25. Leaf. ? Shipping? Short, dark, in good order, $7.50@$8.50; short, dark, in soft order, $9Q $7.50; long, dark, in good order, $8.30@$i0.50 ; long, dark, In softorder, $6.50@$9. Stemming, short and long, $7.50?*12.30; bright wrap pers, medium to good, $is<$t30 ; bright wrap pers, line to extra, $30@$5l. Market rather weaker for all sorts of ship ping -which have not decided quality and good order. For bright tobacco, whether smokers, workers, or wrappers, the market is very lively, and prices aro folly kept up. The French Government want 3,000 hogsheads Virginia tobacco. This is 1,000 hogsheads more than last year. The contract will be awarded on the 12th April. St. Louis, Mo. In St. Louis on the 3d instant breaks were small and mostly of poor quality. Western manufacturers were the principal buyers. Shippers out of the market except at prices below the views of sellers, who, on the strength of the small supply, were anwil ling to make concessions. Cincinnati, O. In Cincinnati on the 3d instant there was a fair demand for Leaf , and market steady at full prices. Louisville, Ky. In Louisville, Ky., on the 3d instant the market was active and prices firmer; receipts liberal ; sales, 173 hogsheads with 18 rejec tions; prices ranged from $3.05 to $15.25. Quotations were: Trash, $3.25 to $4; lugs, common to good, $5 to $7; leaf, common, $7 to $9; good to line, $10 to $16. Cutting Leaf?Lugs, $6 to $8; common leaf, 19 to $12; good to choice, $14 to $25. Manufacturing Leaf? Com mon fillers, $6 to $S ; good fillers, $8 to $10 ; common wrappers, $11 to $12 ; mahogany wrap pers, $10 to $16 ; common bright wrappers, $18 to $25; good bright wrappers, $25 to $30; fine bright wrappers, $40 to f60. Domestic Markets? fBr Tklkobaph]. Nkw York, March 8.? Noon.? Stocks firm. Money easy at 7 per cent. Exchange, 10834. Gold, 131%. 5-20's, '82, 118J<. North Carolina 6's, 62?i ; new, 63. Virginia 6's, ex-coupons, 57; new, 60. Tennessee 6's, ex-coupons, 67 ; new, 05 %. Flour dull without decided change. Wheat quiet and rather more steady. Corn a shade firmer. Pork quiet; new mess, $31.25. Steam lardquiet; barrels, 19J?c. Cotton firm at 29Mc. Turpentine quiet ut WMc. Kosin quiet at $2.50 @*2.55. Freights dull. Evening. ?Cotton firm ; sales of 1,900 bales at29Jic. Flour dull and favors buyers, with unchanged prices. Wheat closed a shade firmer. Corn very scarce and a shade better; new mixed western, 95@96c. Mess pork quiet and unsettled at t31.12%(?$31.25 for new, and *30.25@1s3l for old. Lard quiet at lD@19)4c. Whiskey quiet at 9554c. Rice more active but weak; Rangoon, SH@84ic Sugar steady and quiet. Turpentine, ?4<@54J4c. Rosin, $2.40 @$2.48. Freights declining; cotton per steam, lie. Governments steady; fi-20's, '62, 11S??. Southern securities firm. North Carolina 6's, 63; new, 58)4. South Carolina 6's, 71 ; new, 69. Virginia 6's, new, 60; old, 57. Money, 6 @7 per cent. Sterling steady at 108%. Gold closed firm at 13 1 )? . Stocks closed strong and active. Baltimore, March 8.? Cotton firmer but not higher ; quoted at 29c. Flour quiet and steady. Wheat firm ; prime Valley, $2.10? @?2.20. Corn firm ; white, S3@87c. ; yellow, 8S@92c. Oats dull at 72c. Mess pork quiet at $32 30 Bacon in good demand; shoulders, 16c. Virginia 'J's, coupons, old, 67; now, 61. North Carolina 6's, old, 62U ; new, 5SM. Cincinnati, March 8.? Whiskey in good de mand at 91c. Provisions dull with no demand ; mess pork, $31.50 offered. Lard active at 18@ lS>4c. Bulk meata firmer and 12Kc. refused for shoulders. Bacon firm and more doing; clear sides, 17c. ; shoulders held at 1334c. Sugar-cured hams, 1S@ 18Mc. Lorisvir.LB, March 8.? Mess pork, $31.60. Lard, 18?ic. Bacon? Shoulders, 14c.; clear aides, 17*c. Flour, $6.50@|d. Corn, 62@63c. Whiskey, 92c. New Ori.eanr, March 8.? Cotton in fair de mand ; middlings, 28Mc.; sales, 3,000 bales; receipts since Saturday, 3,676 bales. Sugar dull; common, 12 ?ic. ; prime, 14??c.; yellow clarified, 16?c. Molasses ? Prime, 6?@72%c. Gold, 132}$. New York sight, He. premium. Foreign Markets? [Bt Teliqbaph]. London, March 8.? Noon. ? Consols, 923<. United States bonds firm at S2M. Sugar, 39s. 3d. London, March 8.? Evening.-? Turpentine, 328. 3d. L i v b a[p o o l March 8. ? Soon.? Cotton quiet; uplands, 12@125id. ; Orleans, 12l*@ 12??d.; estimated sales, 10,000 bales. After noon. ?Cotton active ; uplands, ri>?d. ; Or leans, 12', id. ; sales, 12,000 bales. Bacon, 69s. Lard, 74s. Tallow. 46s. 9d. Liverpool, March 9.? Evening. ? Cotton qaiet; uplands, 12%d.; Orleans, 12^d.; sales, 12,000 bales. Havre, March 8. ?Cotton active; on the spot, 142 >$f.; alloat, 144f. POULTEEEE'S FRIEND? THE QBEAT CHICKEN KEMKDY.-A. certain core for gapes and other diseases. Just received and for sale by (fe 14] K. W. PoWlCKH. Concentrated lye, by the c?e or sln*le box, for sale by . A. BOWEKER 4 BROTHER, mh 1 Druggist*. OOMETHIiNQ NEW. OLD GAS-FIX TUBES RENEWED. MOUNTCABTLE will KE-BROBZC OHAW DEL1KK8 and UA8-F1XTURE8 of every de scription, and warrant ibtm to took as good as new. Give him a trill, at Broad street, mh ? Richmond granite company.? We are prepared to furnish the very best quality GRANITE, dressed or undressed. In any quantity. We will also build all kinds of GKAN 1TE WORK at short notice. Special attention given to rough or dressed WaLL WORK, CEME TERY WOkK, Ac., and all material furnished. Office corner of Canal and seventh streets. GEORUE BLU KEN THAU 1* n_ *m ?ntvHnf<?n<Vnt. NOTICE. ? Having now in my employ ft good HOKSK-aHOKK, lam p rv pared to un dertake work of that kind. The worst males and hones will be shod promptly, and all other work In my line done with neatness and dispatch- All In want of good and substantial work will please give me a call on Marshall, near Third street. f? 1 X- P. QDELI>. PP0MATT0X PAPEE MILL.? Hav ing made arraugr xnenta to operate the Appo mattox Paper Mill, we shall be prepared In a few days to supply orders for PRINT AND BOOK PAP**, < and would be gratified to famish 1U former cus tomers and others. ALL KINDS OF PAPER STOCK WANTED. Cur friends and customers In the Interior con signing K a?8 to us will receive prompt returns at the BabT MARKET PRICE, McILWAIN* A CO. PkTBit* bubo, March 4. 1W, mh <? tan THE MERCHANTS OF RICHMOND will find it to their Interest to advertise la the MILTON CHRONICLE, published In Milton, Caswell county. N. C. it la a Livn paper, with a large circulation in a country ih?t trades in Rich,: mond, and as an advertising medium la the rich ?alley of the Dan it has no superior. , Tenses : bame of other papers lathe up-counfcry. f. O. CkXXOX. H. J. MEAD. npHE VIRGINIA SENTINEL, 1 PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY AT WABRRNTON, VA. Slbscbiptiox H per annum In advance. Circulates extensively In the counties of Prince William, if air fax. Loudoun, Culpeper, and Rap pahannock, as well as in Paaqoiec, Liberal terms tg CANNON A MEAD, W PuMMWf ?