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- - - a. rr iji Br very decisive ote, tbe Wl to Thft Snmsrset tieraiQ'.,th.,itMiUmotion a h W. b 1 -..-h i. m on 'I-1-'"----" 'wwek. We realiy fear if the The Uoi-ed States w 70,000,000 bhrlff grain yery year for d.s tilling purposes. Great B'itato u annually 80,000,000 in the same Green, acker in the next n ., baye resolved to tand 10 ,h..titfr to shoulder m:l R1' .i aKpnir.,!'- ......in. ihi rhr9 cf intioii the Pemocrais pay tucir m.vC. " - can be counted oa solidly for jdation and fraud prevailing through .hat -anr-everr time. lout tbe S a.h at the last election, as 1 ' " 'laadeby Mr. Blaine, in Lis epeccb Tue M ffet bell puochajid regtfter tiaf r gppojntniPnt cf tie bav.ug increased tbe revenues cfjc iuee Thurroao Wallace and r -t.nl . Yirgiuiaover twej-ne r tbe State P-fuaee to abolL-b it. and ia set king to. improve aad perfect tbe regi-itr. . . v ..; .,.t Democratic CommUte bas been - t.bli.bed at Bo-ton. Tbe leaders will bave to keep an eye en Bea rr- I ..,.r,r ir III- Juu.'.n:i'l l"n""i t ..i... ... eitoiure tbtir carop. . i U IC l v a- - " bag and bnpge. TuEG-ulier Seel C-inpaoy of Johnhtown is nom in toe iuu v.-eacc-fil operati o. aid W doing Urge bubiuess. Oa oe dy lt wet k tbey -hipped tweWe cara - wire to oue p iot- Governor Hoti b appoiuted Hon Henry M. r-lmer of Luz-rue county Attorney General of tbe State. HeU reputed to be an excelleut l,ayer, and potsssxed of all tbt requieitea to do honor to the position. FoRMERLT, tbe Democratic dcctrUe in regard to representatives wan, "obey iunroctious or reigo. neoole t.f Nevada, have . lately Tbe im- proved on this their doctrine being oWy instruction- or bang." Tbi io t-arryiog ibe doctrine of inmrucaon to legislators to it eitreme limit. That a a good advertientenl for Tilden, thai lately announced Le hd cleared about a Oiiliion dollar on bii Elevated railway in vent. neat. Since tbi-D, bif prohjH cte lor a re m -nidation are bootuiog. I.viden ly tbe Democracy couut upon hi- open ing another barrd. The I'reHideut ba veioed the b.ii ,aedbyb )th ll -u-ea of Congress reHirictii.g Cbioe.e emigration, at ill )e t-een by our es column This ban created a great bubbub fttuoug the hoodlum ot California. Tbe veto ban been frUHteiDed in the Senate, the friends of the bill failing tot-ecuretbe requi-ite two thirds to pat it, tbe President's objection to the contrary not-itht-tnoding. From latest reports received at the Agricultural Bureau, at Wa-hiogtoo, it is estimated thai this year's wheat yield in the Uuited Spates amounts to 400 000 000 bushels; corn, 1 300, 000,000 babels; co'ton, .,000.000 bales. SEVEXTEES ex Coufederate Briga dier Generals are already b oked f-r eeats in tbe next SeoaVe, and eihty oae ex C nfederate officers and sol diers have been awarded seats In the House Tbis will c'T the "L-t Cause" pupremacy, in two depart ments of tbe Government, for tbe next two years at least T.tri TRVAVT Governor Hall, t Florida, bas b?en indicted for viola tion of the election laws Th Dem ocratic caucus has decided that all laws under which he, and offenders I,ke him," can be punched, should be repealed. If a Democrat who prac lices fraud is to be ponisbed, how long w ill there be a Democratic ma jority in the Sou'h ? The Lical Opuotiists are moving jo force on the Legislature, for re enactment of tbe old law. While these people are laboring ia a good :ause the Legislature should remem .k.t if i r!(linc with a fet of the most obstinate impracticable znal ots in tbe land. A former Republican Legisla'ore enacted a local opton lw. and the si-called "Tempance men' ehowed their appreciation of tbe ac, l)V running a scprae ticket the next year, thas throwing the State into the Lauds of D-ce-. The value of cheere aud butter produced ennoally in tl-e United States is estimated at $330 000 00). This is about $50 000 COO more than tbe value of the wheat crop. Tbe lat few years baa shown a large in crease in these v&lnable products The associations and convention which hve been held Lave done ranch toward systematizing .nd per fecting the mnuf-cture of all kinds cf dairy products Accorpixo to tbe report of tbe Commissioner of Internal Revenue there are 15. 35 retail liquor dealers la tbe Uuited States Of ths New York State bas 24 S34 : recn .yirania. 15f4S; Obii, 13115; Illi nois, 10 853; California, 8 C25; Mata chnsetts, C.301 ; Maine. 412 Tbe tobaeceui-t number 335 2C1. New York Siate leads also in tbis with 4G.572; Feonsjlvania bee C7 773; Ohio, 24 8S0; Massachusetts, J3.352 The wholesale liquor dealers number 4,502 ; the brewers, 2.830 TiiEibest ambition of tbe Dem ocratic party teems to be to remove ll difficulties in tbe way cf carryirg lections ty fraud. In -heir eager desire to accomplish llii (Ley bave attached a.n rneadroeut to one of ttf iportantpjcrwiation bills in the House, nd tiireaten to stop the -r .eels of government if lie Repub li -ans persist in tbeir opposition. TLe nendment tbo'ishes tbe law a u lb or iziog tbe ppotnt4et of eopervisors of elections, and removes the last im pediment in some of the Soclbern States to carrying the elections by force and Iraod Stch is the party thataska the American people to trust it with power! What would Le tbe future of our country in its hand. J - i the table in the House one day a,ucrat r- on in this way, ourp member General C ffroth w ill not jri't a cfcauce to fulfill Lis primed pledge, to vote for the repeal of tbe Henuuiplin Act." Tus r port of the Ttller coniuiittee made to the Senate on Thursday last. !olb Democratic Senator bave quiet ly sneaked away from iht.tr counter chirpe. rade at tbe t'.m ox, bull and fud. in the New Eug- i.. Ct.io. w York and I'enn vl- vaoi.. Although rrqaeewd to d, so by tbe Committee, tbey have op to date f-rni-bed it with no Bpec.c.. tions. The Congress that dies today t t.r J h. has been tbe mot-t i rt-rkU 64. wi-ttv. nod extrTa,ftot one, I J V - ti .nal tbat ever ui-S uioieu ai iur -- Capitol Commeoetng whb ibe Incii o of iuc mpi tent and corrupt . ffi,.;l which it was afterwards c. mpelUd to dit-mifs, it attempted to caj-ile the country w.th a cry of fraud gainst the Republicans, and ionitu ted a series of investigations which in the end only proved the utter cor ruption uf it on partisans. It labored to destroy the credit and currency of tbe cjuntry, depleted tbe Treasury by extravaant appropria tions, and reckless reduction of taxes, and did its utmost to abridge tbe Na tional authority aud make it t-ubser-vieul to the dictate, of local Sute in tere:a. Its entire political course bas been die a;ed aud fchaped by -vmnathv wit- tbe cnuo of tne 1-te Confe.leracv, and by its truckling to S uthern demnnds it bas revived tbe breed of the dirt eatir g dough-faced Democrat, tbat we hoped bad be come forever txtincL Ir is not much to bo wondered at, that the Democrats ate so anxious to repeal tbe law giving the General Government the rigbt to supervise elections of Congressmen, tbat they have tacked a repealing clan, to one of lbs appropriation bills aud are ri-t-rnonod to block the wbetU of government by refubingtbe necessary money to run the machine, or else forre aa cx ra session of Congress, hoping to carry the repeal tbrougb both b'aucbes, which tbey will con trol iil t r to day. If the law stands, and it is uow the only safeguard of the iu:i'v of the ball ot-b iX at Con gres-io-a! el ii ins, it is highly proba b!e that tbe anticip-tnd Democratic maj tity iu the new House, will be almost, if not entirely w iped out, by a number of embryo member of Con K-ress nutling quarters in tDe various teuiteoiiaries of the cogairy, instead I the House of Represeota iyes t-Wi-igtoo. For instance, there is a Democrat ic member of Congress elect from the Stcotd Dl-trict of Florida named Hull abois iudicted at borne for fraudulently akeriog tbe returns securing bis own election, aod 88 one Bisbee tbe clerk of Bevard county, who was indicted for complicity in the transact..-, bas just been con victed and sentenced to tbe peniten tiary, it is hardly presumable that tbe accessory being found guilty tbe principal (Hull) can escape. Tbere are numerous other cases, where Democrats are holding certificates c f election, procured by. the groe. t violations of tbe law, aud of the i-Lts oi the voter aids if these be thoroughly sifted by tbe coru, the penitentiaries aod not the ball of Congress will be graced by the pres ence of a mul-ient number of Demo cratic statesmen, to deprive their part v of its boasted msjoritv in at a w w least one branch of the National Legislature It is not strange there fore, tbat thir friends ia tbe present Congress are making so desperate a struggle to wipe from te statute h i ks of tbe Lation, all laws securing uonct elections and preserving the purity of the .ilot, through tbe in ttromentality of tbe . e.vral Courts. (irant end IVfcreler vs. Tilden and Hendricks, is tbe s.bap4i in which the Chicago Time puts tbe Da:oosl can didates for the campaign of ltS0. Tbe Wilmington (N. C ) Poxl de clares tbat Nrtb Carolina is as much a Bepublican State as New York, In diana, Connecticut, or New Jersey, and that there is as much hope of the RepublicaM carrying the State in 1SS0 as there is of them carrying New York. Tbe Potter c mmitte, tie great est fraud of i;8 kind ever recorded, wiil Ims found yet for "a few days at the old stand" it any "visitiog sla'esuian" bas been neglected, and baa a "memory," let bim please stand up and be counted. A Democrat is never so thorough! ff his nest as when be undertakes to Quote Scripture. Democratic Con gressman Banning, of Ohio, for in- siacce, oo Tuesday of this week, fell upon Mr. Garfield ia the following remarkable style : I was informed tbat the gentleman was wont to clothe himself in the white robes of an evangelist, and, as cending tbe pulpit, to preach the gos pel of Him bo commands, "Tbou fc.aJt not bear lalse witness against thy neighbor." Surely be, of all men in this House, should satisfy himself of tbe trutb cr -l-ity of an accusal ioo before placing it upon the records of te nation. A niao may be a good Democrat wiihwt knowing the d -Terence be tween tbe Mosaic law a-d its sermon on tbe mount.; but. as a general rule, it is saforXor gentlemen of tbat faith not to break io'o the Bible very much in iue.r puoivc rpeecoes. mevjnase themselves ridiculous t and, besides, tbe Bible wouldn't give them any i . I II I Ti-l- conacladon even if they understood ( Ik iwe rmi aa ! ! Ia-a. Bill. ALL-STOWS PIMOCRAT. An appropriation to Allgbeay . r . lit nt i ii a 7(irr inn at a would be the . ..... . . ia rTii - (,..-.-- -- reason why it should not be included under ihe class prohibited in section 7 of article 3 ine state ia not bound to pay Allegheny county any thing, on moral or legal pri-ciplen. To pay ber for lostea sustained by the riotous conduct oi Dec own cm zens would be an act of pure benevo lence. Tbe Legi-lature is prohibited Irotn appropriating money to snch a purpose by section 1 & of article 3 : No appropriations, except for pen sions or gratuities f ir military ser vices, -ball be made for charitable, educational or benevolent purposes to aoy person or cominonity, nor to any deuoiuioatioDsl or eectatian institu tion. corporation or association." No hue of argument cau be employed in bebalf Allegheny cuuy for tbe con tribution of money toward ber losses iX'iept tat wntcn procerus iroiu (barity or benevolence, toe otaie did not cause tbe riots, oor were tbey produced by any breach of contract on tbe pari of the State Oa the o ber hand, they were cau-ed by pure boibeadedtiecs of persons in the coun ty of Allegheny, and in defiance of tbe laws of the State. Moreover, we are informed by ample testimony that pr4jiue-tcitiusuf Allegheny coun ty abetted tbe mob in defjiug the autburltv of tbe State. Simple jus tice demands that they i-ball pay for ibeir excrement, Danville ixtellioescer. It is perfectly natural tbat tbe coun tv of Allegheny should want to sbtlt three-fourths ot tbe riot out upon me people of the State, but tbe people Lave ao eye to their representatives, audbvn uncertain ti ken will ex press their beany condemnation of any approval oi tnis .coeme, i. iu. as it does, a heavy tax up n their constituency. In many place throughout the State calls tor meet ings have been made to express tbe dissaiiBfacti n of tbe peoplo wiih tbe bill now before the Legislature pro posing that the State -ball assume three fourths of ibis expense. Tbe oeoole are not only astonished, but jos-ly indignant tbt it should have (been asked, and call upn tbetr rep- reseutatives to give it a bearty re jection. LANCASTER IXTELLIliENCER Aliegneuy county is liable fr riot damages b? the express provision t law, and tbe only legal question is as to w hether those who suBered from t he riots were not in fact the guilty causes of tbem. and therefore wnb ut claim for relief. Tbe knowledge of tbeir guilt and of the weakness of tbeir case against tbe county causes the railroad officials to look to the State as tbe only fcopeful source of relief. AHeehen? county uuues wnb tbem, as ber easiest way out oi tne trouble. And down along tbe border the people w bo bave bad a lame claim for dataee8 ever since tbe war, now see a ch-uce to make tbeir game by rioting in with tbe powerful influ ences tbat seek to bleed tbe State aud so an uuboly combination is f. rmed of such power as to make it very probable that tbe State will be fleeced of every dollar tbat tne eias nc consciences of tbe robber ging will let them take. It may be seven mil horns or seventy. We are at tbe mercy .f tbe fowlers. fiBEEXSnURQ ARGl'8 Had it (jot been for the cowardice and imbecility of the city and county fficials, and the pusillanimous truck li-ig of the better clas of pople t ibe passions of tbe mob, and aiding aud abettiuyf tbem in their deviltry there would bave bee no n 't, no oiltage. no destruction of property Tbe attempt to saddle these claims upon tbe Slate is tbe logical outcome of Pittsburgh commuuism. The State bas no right, in reason, to pay aoy sucb claims Tbe C aria have de flared that Allegheny county is re spuusible for the losses sustained dur iug tbe riots ; and ibe allegation tba she is unable to pay them ia eptitled to no consideration whatever. If she claims tbe right of local self govern meut she should not shrink from the responsibilities of local government rH-LAPELrFHA RECORD Tbe prp .sal at tnis time to appro priate $3,000. noO for tbe paymeot of riot losses, when additional taxation will be required to replenish tbe de. predated Treasury, is prep tsteroos Besides what InteresX, what mcen tive will tbere be to protect Jife and property in cities aod other populous districts, if those who are near at band and hare tbe tng ans refuse to do so, and tbeir cegleit of duty'or the losses bich tbey have caused are imposed on others who neither aid-d nor ould fcave prevent ed tbe it jury done? Large sums hare been paid without a murmur for military assistance to protect proper ty in the county of Allegheny and elsewhere, and why should tbe citi zens of tbe rural distiicrs be called on, in deuaoce of rigbt, of law and of moral obligation, J? submissiyelv yield to tte wrong now ii-C?p'ed7 Let those Senators aid Repre-eata tives who advocate or vote for tbi iuroad on tbe Treasary remember that by so doing tbey sign tbeir po litical death warrant, aud will retire to private life, followed by tie just execrations of tbeir tax-burdened constituents. PVBL1C W-D-ES Governor Uovt wisely hesitated to send troops to asbiogtoo c innty to suppress a riot. Hereafter the hesi tancy is likely to be deliberate and long continued, since tbe sending ot troops to Pittsburg to rescue tbat city from tbe effects of ber own poltroon e.-y is made the pretext for shifting ber responsibilities from Allegheny t cuuty to tbe people of tbe whole State. It might be giving immunity to riotous counties aud populations to be send'og troops under such cir cumstances uuless in tbe direst ex t remity. Tbe formula would be tLis first get up a riot then call for State troops then shoot, slay, bnrn and destroy then dodge responsibil ity ty claiming tbe destruction and murder wer dene while the State troops were in cnarge. Rioting made easy and inexpensive io tbe rioters KIIIIbk Balk Peaptjood, Dakota, Feb. 21 A courier arrived at Fort Meade yester day, bringing tbe new that two freight-wa-on trains bad been at tacked by Indians a few miles from Kapid City. He stated that the In dians fired several volleys into tbeir tov;n to prevent tbe citizens from go ing to the rescue of tbe teamsters. notbet band of Indians attacked tbe Sulp-ur pricg Station, on tbe Bis marck road, ktiliog cue mart and run ning off fur horses. Two compan? ies ot tbe Seveoih Cavalry, under the command of Captain French, atarted I yesterday from Fort Meade in pursuit I oi tne marauding savages. The general opinion is that the dprda- Lions weje committed by Little Wolf a - a . 1 band of Cbeyenoes, which is making ' it - way to SitUng Bpll'a camp. CALIFOBMS WB. The racincSlopersFoainlug TherreM- dcut Burnt la Lfflsry I lags at Half-mast Sud Lei Ban Betting. Sax Frascisoo. March 2 .0-;over Italy on Monday oigbt last, and log t-tbe fact tbat tor tbe last two wbicb continues, th.'.ugb with Do or three days tbe commuuity bad1 abated violence. Tbe whole coa-t been led to eipect tbe veto of the bill , from Oenoa to the eouih of Naples N to restrain Cbiuese immigration, and tbat auxiety on tbe mbj.tt bad to j A considerable number of large ves some extent worn itself tut, tbe actual j eels received serious njury. In all receipt f tbe news failed to create i any excitement in the city. It can- j not. however, be regarded from this , that a universal feeling of deep regret ' and indignation exists ib;oubut tbe State and Pacific coast All day dis- oatches bave beeu pouring iuto tbe office ot tbe Associated Press regard- og tbe sentimeots of the pre.s and be people on tbe action of tbe Presi lent. With, tbu far, hut three ex ceptions, perfect uuanimity has pre vailed in these expressions, tbe only difference ia tbe degree. Tbe city ournals, of course, all treat tbe tu'o- ject editorially this moroiog. Tbe Call, after briefly reviewing tbe points of tbe veto message, says: 'There is no intimation that negotia- ions are pending to accomplish tbe purpose aimed at by tbe bill rejected. On tbe contra'y, he seems to reirard he nation as pledged to permit the maiigratino of free Chinese, with oiy such a degree of restriction as may limit tbe innux ot Ubinese to tbe capacity of tbe country to absorb tbem. This message does not mdi cate any comprenensive conception on tbe part of the Executive of tbe question as it affects tbe coast. The argument of tbe message is not ot a character to mitigate in any degree the keen disappointment the people of tbis coast -iil feel at tbe failure of tbe bill on which so many hopes had been built." Tbe Atta savs: We fail to find any saUi-factory reason in tbe message for withholding his approval, except tbe inference tbat it being a treaty, there fore it must stand until nego tations can be inaugurated for a revision ot it. Tbat is, we are b mud and can not free ourselves, except by perroU sioo of tbe Emperor of China. It is a pity the President could not bave realized tbat tbe people of the Pacific c tast believe tbat tbey are threaten ed with a great evil, that they are suffering from the evil, aud realizing tbe great strait of tbe pet plewbo have petitioned for this ln;ereession, have exercised bis prerogative to allow the bill to become a law. But it required more courage than is pos sessed by the President to listen to tbe voice of tbe people in a sec ion most directly interested- He has chosen an easier course to follow in deference to the clam r of those who are nearer to him, but who are iu no wise affected bv the evil to be re moved by the bill.' Opinions of interior papers are generally much stronger in tone thau the utterances of city journals. Tbe President is spoken of as having dis graced bis Presidential cbair, killed the Republican party in the-State tnrned a deat ear to tbe w ail of the ctt'xens of tbe Pacific coast, out of deference to the feejintrs of tbe Em perorof China, and yielded as a cow. ard and time server to the (Kpular clamor of people ignorant of the sub ject under consideration. The lan enage of denunciation Is pretty well exhausted on ibe selject. Some take a calmer view of the veto, aud while crediting tbe President with statfs mac like devotion to international cour tesy, reret bis action none tbe less Tbe Marysville Jppral. San Jose Mercury, and Sint. JJrbara V;k alone approve tbe veto. In addition to pree utterances from all parts of tbe Sta'e, the wires are hardened W'tb report) of mass ectings and other demonstrations, resolptions of County Committees of both parties and of assemblages ot citizens all deploring in ifco stropjrest terms tbe action ot the President and many lnduliog it) gloomy forebod ings of trouble to arise from tbe dis appointments of the people. At a mass meeting at II -HU'er, Sin B nito county, the President wa bur ied in effigy, and at Fairfield the county seat of Sonoma county, fls were flown at half mast on the recep t ion of the news of the veto. A' Dutch Flat the last Chinese shantv io the' t.o-n limits was burned, and so indignation metinjr at once called. From Nevada aod Oregon public press opinions are coming in to the sama pgrport as above, and tbe whole Pacific Coast eeenij to have united io a general expression of regrt) and denunciation. SAN? LOTS MEETING. In this city, notwithstanding the deep feeling prevailing, there is no hint of anythiug bordering on vio lence. At tbe sand lots tbis after noon there was an unusual attend ance, about seven thousand being pre-eut Tbe President was roundly denounced by tbe speakers, and io circulating through the crowd it wss noticeable that a general sentiment of disapproval of the veto prevailed, copied wjtb so intention to keep giating aod uniting for a m re rad teal cure f tbe Cbtnee esi ja future Resol-tioDs wars adopted to the effect tbat the bill was a pieee ot polii;aI clap-trap which workiogme wogld have accepted iQ good faith for what it was worth, aod aem&nded more, bnt that tbey did pot cooside ii of sufficient importance to mourn over it or strike a blow for H fcv erythjng perJVctly qtii-t io tbe city and not the slightest approach to y violent or ineeudwy action. A Cal Bla-s Barter. New York. Feb 23 A dUpat ftom Nashville-Teon , gives ibe f l Iowiog particulars of a cold-blooded murder committed tbere yesterday aitarnpon : A bnrrioie murder oc curred In the suburbs of Nashville at 1 o'clock T-tterday afternoon. Too. u-rrimou was intoxicated earjy in tbe morning, and, alter brutally beat iog bis wife, went to the bouse of Maurice Oaborn, his father lu-Ia, wbere bis daughter was stopping He asked for his daughter Carrie, whom be said be wanted to come out before the muzzle of his shotgun Fearieg be would kill her. she refus ed obedience to bis request. "Mrs Caroline Osborne, bis mother in.law, came to tbe door, however, and told bim not to do' tbat way. At that moment he placed tbe gun within 3 feel of ber abdomen, aod before she bad time to retreat info the bouse, fired, filling ber groio with tJiigs. She fell noon ber bead out of the door, a corpse. Turning immediate ly upon her busband, Merrimon, said bim : ' Don't you say a word, for if you do I will kill you." Deceased ras 60 years old. Merrimon Bed through the large aanebrakes ten miles distant. A Knerin s posse bas gooe in pursuit. Tne neighborhood is greatly excited and incensed at the murderer, wbo 1 . . .. . :i U threatened with Lynch law if cap1- ored. ' OUastr-na Hi.m la lialj. Rome, February 27. Telegrams and fetters from all parts of tbe pen-! iusula bring tbe most lamentable ac ' c -unts of damages caused by tba i tempest, ac-oa.onid bv heavv tbunder, bail aud rain, wfcicb bort strewn wnb tbe wreck ot small craft. porta ships were dnv.u from their mooriugs. At Naples especially tbe effects of the storm were most serious The number of vessels and steamers ';.;.... i o u i - tti iijuicu wuuiu ujaac a iouT its.. J n tbe small crafts along tbe Riviera De Coiaa were swept out to sea and lost. Tbe new quay at Pasoilippo was almost entirely destroyed. A collier was abandoned ouiside of Geuoa. At Leghorn two English steamers broke from their moriogs aud caused much ii jury. At Fall j- n c six vessels were wrecked. furtjoithe B.iiish military forces io Italiaa and two l.nglisri. Ibeir names are not given. An Austrian ship ladeued wi h grain from Malta went ashore ou the Island of MeUrin and was abandoned. Tbe inland ef fect of tbe storm is equally disastrous Parma, Piacei.z, Milan, Floreuce, Lien aod other tines have sufft-rrd At Florence a nuaiber of fi ie old irees and a great many laop po-U were blown down. At Pagtnola tbu campouile of a church was blown down, while people were at mass, ktlliug two priesU, officiating at tbe altar aud three , other persms and wounding twenty-four p-rsons. A similar catastropbe occurred at Aon tn'.ro wbere the vault of a church yielded to ti e force of the storm and killed a priest who was celebrating mass aud injured a number of ibe cougregatiou. At R one the forca of tbe wiud was unparrallellea. In tbis city all the windows of tbe Monas tery of Monte Alle Gracie wre de stroyed and ponioi. 8 of i he base of Micnael Autfelus's statue ot David was swept off A Brewery -Tartly Itt-auolt.nvd bjr a Rollrr pluslua. Readino, February 25 A terrific boiler expltisiootook place at 4 o'cl ck tbis uioruinwr at the lirge brew try of Fiederick Luc, iu N rth Third street, by wbtcbtbe entire nortberu and part of the eastern wall were de tnolisbed. A piece of the boiler about nine feet long, w hirled through the air a dinaucj of 2l)0 feet, aod went crashing tbrougb two brick dwellings, making its passage tbrougb ihe front door of one and tbe parti tion wall, aud then tearing through ihe studding 'f the neii. bouse aud bur ing itself in the cellar beneath Had it struck four feet higher, it would bave entered tbe sleeping apartments aud caused a sad loss of hfe. Another piece of heavy boiler iron passed over the neigbb-riug house topi without doing any dam age. Biicks aud mortar were burled in every direction ior squares, aud the debris was piled up 20 feel high near tbe brewery. Tie shock of this explosion was felt and beard f-r miles around, and, occurring at an early hour, people were aroused from sleep iu the belief that an earthquake bad shaken the city. No loss of life is reported, buf. so na narrow escapes occurred Audrass Hambers"ump, tbe foreman, has made a sta:ement, in wbich be says be went to tbe brewery at an earl hour, eaw liat tte fires were all risrb., and then went into a side ro m o taku a luoch. While in the act. of drinking his brer the crash eatne, and in a moment he was buried iu n mass of splintered limber. He eVcaped wl'-b a few spratphes op his hands and succeded in crawling out f tbe ruins without help. Joseph (.ruber, night watchman, states tbat be pumped water Into the boilers about nve minuses before tbe explo sion, after wbich tbe boiler registered 55 pounds of steam, and he knows ibat there was plenty of water in tbe boiler. There was an immense iron tank on the. fourth floor, weighing many tons. This contained a foot ot water, and at the time of the accident uitehed over.extinguishing tbe flames The boilers which exploded were over 30 feet loDg, were made of No. 3 wire gauge iron, II pounds to tbe -quart) foot, and were put in several ) ears ago. The machinery was not injured. Tbe loss Is ahou-, $8,000. Tba rarb Melleve-. A f pecial from Wilkesbsrre. dated yesterday, says: Judge" W. II. S.antoo, associate law judge of this district, rsigued Disposition today. It is thought mat tbe proceedings looking to bis impeachment became too formidable for successful 'resistance. This will put a stop to further action in tbe matter. The resignation was so to tally unexpected tbat the communitj was takeu by surprise. So caretully guarded bad been bis' intentions that prominent men of this city, deeply interested in the matter, spent the d.v in Burantoo aod returned home without the -lightest inforuiatiou. O.ily two or three gentlemen, wbo bad tbe impeachmeut matter in charge, knew anvtbhig of what w t j he d-me, od tbey kept it secret It w Jute ju ;; afternoon bcfjre tbe ppws became kuown here, and toere w as ageuprul, openlj-exp.e-.ttd teeling of relief at the abrupt aud Unlooked-for termination of tbe Ita pe'achmeut proceedings. Tbis came not alone fro'w ' member of the bar, but from the people at large, for Judge Stanton's actions, notably iu bin recent discharge ot the ' grand jury before tr Jabors were com- pietea, nave convincta etre i,o;e a bo for a long lime dtfeuded bim that be was ncQ. for ibe bench. It seems to be certain that be im pelled to .be step by the certainty of impeachment and ri$oyal. pianton s few friend now threaten to push the impeachment proceedings again- f. Judge Harding, ihe prrt'deut jqdge of the district. rratrplnc a Lecialalaro. A Virginia City Nev ) disparuh cf (to. 'a says; An immejse mass meeting was held to-night to take action ou the anti-railroad bill, wbich comes up io the Legislature to morrow Three thousand people were present,, and 'bp excitement was intense, benator Line, wbo opposed 'tbe bill, was asked, by resolution, to resign Immer diatelv. Propositions to hang mem bers of the Legislature wbo were bought were received with cheers. t was proposed to start a procession of men to ' wjljf 'to Carson ia ibe m-rniog and demnd that their dele gates pass tbe bill. A committee of wenty-tb-ee met and passed resolg tions tbat tbe proposed demonstration be done away witb, as its members feared banging acd bloodshed. Tbe nmmittee his drawn resoluti- nt to - sponsible for consequences in case the procession -tarts. ' eeod to Cara io to morrow morning! tbe United States district court this by delegates expressive of ibe intense morning. He -was introduced by feelini? and He.lininir tri h ra.ia sits. -w- k- . Tk PtlM laa-rial Uala lata Act. f avmlca. PaIS, February 2C. Prince Louis Nap.lnuo bas written a letter to M R-Juber announcing bis iiteotion to join the Briiiab forces at the Cane. tie sate: "For the last eight years I bave been tbe guest of Euglaod. My ed ucation was comploted in tbe Euglish military school I bave strengthened my ties of friendship with the Eng lish army by taking part in its annual mance.vres Tbe war at the Cape b-viog assumed a more serious char acter, I have wished to follow tbe campaign. I could not refrain from sharing tbe dangers and fatigues of tbe troops, amoog whom I have so many fr eod. Moreover, tbe time spent in itoessiog this struggle ot c.vilzuiou agaiust barbarism will not be wasted tor me." London, February 26. Prince L-uU Npoleou and retinue will sail iu the fcteaoier Danube from South ampton l' -morrow, for the Cape, to boutb Africa as a volunteer. Tbe Goveromeut has chartered tbe steam er Andean to carry a portion of tbe artillery to tbe Cape. Tbis is tbe sixteenth steamer chartered by tbe G Verumeut to carry troops aod war material -o South Africa. hr All Djlac- Tasbke.nd, Turkestax, Feb. 24. Several days after tbe departure ot Geu. Rasgouoff from Tashkougao for Tastkeud with the Afhau Em bassy, tbe Ameer of Afh-nistau summoned Ibe doctor of tbe Russian mission, who bad been left ai his re quest at tbat town. Tbe Ameer said be was suffering from pains in bis limbs. Tbe d.c.or at first. ibougni that the Ameer was deceiv ing him, as he bad been complaiuing ot various diseases and bad given his iiluess as au excuse for reuouu ciog bis journey to St. Petersburg; but toe doctor soon perceived tbat tbe cuculaiion was defective in tbe limbs of the Ameer, aod that tbe functions ot ibe bean were feebly sustained. Unable to procure leeches tbe doc tor wished to resort to cupping the pa leut's legs to blis ers, but persons iu tbe suite of tbe Ameer opposed this plan, aud the Afghan doctor preseut declared that be would an swer for tbe safety ot bis royal ioval id. All ibe efforts of the Russian surgeon, therefore, became useless. It was only f er ao interval of sev eral days that the Ameer again sen. for bim Tne surgeon then found tbat de composition bad already set in ou iiis left leg. Tbe next, morniug a spot of gangrene had appeared ou ois side. Tbe surgeon, therefore, im mediately sent a letter to Geu. Ras-g'.n- ff. predicting as certain tbe al most immediate death ot the Ameer. Linorjr Maale Baraed. New York, Febuary 27. A fire occurred at two o'clock ibis morning ;o tbe four story brick buildisg Nos 2 acd 4 east Fifty-third street, occu pied by S. A Frey as a livery and boarding stable, back to the "Os borne," a fashionable parlor apart ment bouse oo filth avenue, and ad joining Mrs. Reed's female seminary. Tbe Amies ex euded rapidly, aud second an i third alarms were sent out. Soon the rear wall fell in, and tbe crash caused a panic among tbe young ladies of tbe adjoining semina ry, all of whom were got out, bow ever, to safety. Tbe building er totally destroyed. It was owned by Livingstone and Company and was Valued at $10 000. Ou the second fl)or were -tabled torty-eigb. horses, some very valu able. Of these only five were rescued, two of wbich were badly burned. A large number ot carriages, sleighs, robes, etc.. were also destroyed. Tbe loss it is expected, will foot up $100,000 Tbe Osborne House and tbe atij .iuing stables belong to tbe estate of the late Madame Rsstel, and are damaged to tbe amount ot $10,000. A Body taaad la a Traak. Boston, Feb. 27 Michael Daly, while at woik in Western avenue, about two miles outside cf tbe City of Lynn, this afternoon, found a trunk from wbicb a human band protruded Tbe trunk was tied witb a large woolen string. Oa opening it a hor rible sight was presented, being tbat of tbe body cf a young woman, about 24 years ot age, nude, witb tbe arms aud leys tw isted and distorted, and tbe oose cut off. Tbe trunk also con tained two cbamptgne bottles and several bricks. An autopsy was beld. It was tbe opinion of tbe doc tors tbat tbe woman bad been dead two or three days. Up to midoigh oo clue to the mystery bas fceen ob raiued. The "body hs not been identi fied. Kfaable Harder. Memphis. Feb. 2G. A special to the calqnce from luka, Miss, gives the following account of a donbe murder perpetrated near tbat city yesterday c Major . M. Hutch ins. accompanied by Tbos. McVatt. both highly r.spepied citizens of tbe coouty, Mi luka together in tbe af ternoon to go bomi, being neighbors. Ilutchins bad drawn $1,700 in gold from tbe express office, sent from a Ciocipqatj house, which wa9 to he used io purchasing farm. Late in tbe evening McNatl's horse return ed riderless with blood marks on the saddle, wh.-b aroused suspicions iu bis family cf foul play. Search re vealed tbe dead body of McNatr, ter ribly mutilated, about two miles from bis bouse. One hundred yards fur ther on JIntcnln8 was foond to like condition. It is thought some per eoo who knew of the gold being at tbe express csice wavfsip and mor de:ed both for tbe money. faalpaaater Hr raaff. Philadelphia, March 3 To-day at 4 p. m. the Philadelphia Postoffice was formally banded over to Post, master John F. Uartranft by ex-Post master and Superintendent of ibe Philadelphia Mint A. London Moo den. The clerks presented tbe retir ing ffficer with a library of three hundred yolumnsof standard authors. Speeches were made oo both sides. Gov. Uartranft merely thanked the employes for ibeir kind words, telling tbem bi be would endeavor to prove a worthy suceeaaor to bjs able aod efficient predecessor.' He' gave no assurances ibat tbere would be no change made in the force and said bile be should enforce discipline and be severe, he would at the same time be just .... -. -, .i j-; aa Butler. Philadelphia, Feb. 26 Judge Tt-fl carati inalally r n t Ik . k.--lt f av... . -r a u (jr. bW V "VUVU address from Eli 1 Price to wbicb he gratefully responded. ' 1 Mlmarl'i Dcllaaaat Tnwatcr. St Louis. Mo.. F-b. 25-Aspe- cial dispatch from JeffW.on City to .- dL, n. .ti. - lUQ m. Vfl U 4fli;n . raj o a a Treasury Investigating Committee J . n . reported to tee House tnis mortjicg, ... . ... iog. giving the amount of Sn-te Treas- urer Gates deficit at $343,000. Th s.of fi.immtflAd nava ihaaL Knfna fit St J.M.epb. secured tbe election of Gates for the aole DurtxHe of con- trolling ibe deposits, which be bas done, aud tbat, ia fact, be is the State ' tbe barriers thrown around the bal Treasurer. Burns.it is stated, has ! lot-box. the people will understand made $91,000 since Gates has been in office, and has controlled every tHiog. Burns stated to tbe commit tee tbat be knew' he could control tbe deposits when Gates was elee'ed. Tbe committee recommends tbat Treasurer Gates be impeached for high crimes and misdemeanors aod gross neglect of bis official duties, and the committee bave appointed jfife managers to cooducttbe impeach meot before Senate. the bar of tbe State Tiralaia. Richmond, Feb 27 A special dis patch from Danville says: "Judge River.' United States Coort Grand Jury to-day indicted the following County Judges : J. D Coles, Pitt sylvania ;S J. Mullios, Henry ; G 11 Bernard, Franklin; Samuel G Staples, Patrick, and T. T. Bouldiu. Charlotte. Tbe charge against tbem is tbe violation of the civil rights of citizens, and tbe specification is that ibey bave withheld from colored peo ple tbe right of serving on juries. Judge Rivers, it will not be forgot ten, recently created great conster nation in tbe State by taking charge of two colored boys wbo were refus ed by tbe btate court a jury in part of meu of their color. Nutwiibstaod iog the outcries of the press aud ibe protest of the General Assembly, be seems determined to go abead wnb his work of compelling the State courts, or such as now do uot do so. to allow negroes to serv as jurors. Kallraad Accldcat. WILMINGTON, eb. 27. A span 110 feet loug of tbe iron bridge of tee Chicago and Alton railroad at thi pia.'e gave way mis morning as a train of empty coal cars was passing over it and three cars were precipua led into ibe Kankakee river, a dis tance of over thirty feet. Tbe bridge is of the Howe truss patterr. Tbe other sections of it were it jured. Tbe total It ss amounts to several thousand dullurs. Nobody was in jured. It is supposed that the keen frosts baa affected it. Tbe ponderous casting trains will temporarily ruu over another branch of tbe road aud no delay will then occur. . mat riii-barft- ia la. tialf. Pitt-blro, Feb 25 Captain P. B"v too leit Rochester, Pa, twenty five miles below here, at nine o'clock ibis morning, on bis swim to tbe Gulf. Almost a riot eusued last nigbt at Rccbester over Boytoo, tbe disturbance ccurriog between fac tkns of Rochester and New Brighton, an adjoining town. Tbe police finally quieted tbe disturbance. Many ar rests will be made in consequence ot the row. Bojton passed luuustry at 11 a. m.. Smith's Ferry at 1:31 p'm , a d rtacbed East Livtrpool, Ohio at 2:35. Here he left tbe water to lect ure this evening. He will resume bis trip to-morrow merning. A Baa Robbery. Jackson tills, Fl,, Feb. 2C Tbe Duvajl saviugs bank was robbed to-day about two o'clock, of $3,500 A man drove up in front of tbe ba- k aud called tbe preside-! out (the only person io tbe bank). The atrangei engaged the presideul a few miuuief io conversation, while a confederate entered by a side door ad took the money. Oue party has been arrest ed on suspicion and $800 found on his person. He bas made a con fession. lbePeB-yala Kaada Earalaft-a. Philadelphia. Ffhrnary 25 Tn m a i y at znentof ibe bueine of alt lines wi tbe Pcuueyivauia Rail Road Company east ot Putsburgt aud Erie tor January 1879, as com pared with the -ante month latyer, 8-08 anl e as? n ro3 tarningsof $147,1-3; auU lucicast) in tptse of $5.7 ; iucrease in net earnings of $141,332. Ail lines west of Pitts burgh and Erie for January show surplus over liabilities of $204,149. neing a gain over January 1878, oi $17,022. Vayerner lloyt'a Appalala-eal. 1 Harrisbcro, Pa , Feb 25. Gov. Hoy t to-day seut to tbe Senate a list of appointments as follows : Henry W Palmer, of Lnzerne Co., to be .Attorney -general ; Charles H. Rush, of Fayette, to ' be Superin tendent of ibat part of the Cumber land Road wbicb lies in Fayette and Somerset pouoiies: Amos M. Slade, of Philadelphia, to be Sealer cf Weikthts and Measoiesfor tbe South ern Ptstril of that city for three years. Tbe Senate gave proof of its confidence in the governor by im med'stefy confirming tbe appoint mentjl. Tel law Jack. Rio Janeircv Feb. 23 An out break of the yellow fever of a severe type is reported amongst tbe ship ping in tlis poet- The government has ftrked for tep million milrtis ad ditional to alleviate tbe distress. In tbe northeast provinces thirty mill ions have been distributed already. At Maseor, oa the ilb inst, 9 per rons were killed la a riot. ro par ticulars have yet been received. A milrea is equal to about 103 cents. Rerlaoa Rallraa-i Ta-aaMy, CHAMBEil-ECBQ. Pa., Feb., 24 ITT L "I - l - . .a oiie snniiDg me man train sooth at this station ibis afternoon, one tar pontaiping about 25 passengers left tbe trapk from some noknown cau: ana tell over ao embankment six fet high, turning over oo iu side. Fif teen or eighteen persons were in jured, among whom were Hiram Bis- ler, Jajeue-ille, leg broken; Rev. Dr. Stewart, Newborn-. N. Y.. arm broken ; Frank Scbeible. wife and son, Scotland. Franklin county. Pa.. seriously ir jured ; Miss Miles, Oreen- casile, Pa., shoulder braised ; Samuel Pratber, Greeocastle, Pa., injured about tbe bead, not seriously ; t o DHdreo oi Col. James Davison. tjreeiicastle. Pa., Bljgbtj jnjured Bishop Glossbrencer and Rev. Bui ger, of the United Brethren Cburcb, were brutsed, but not seriously. Sev eral others were hurt, bnt were all able to proceed to tbeir destinations - : London, Feb. 27 A dispatch from Dunkirk about the breaking up of the Britirb ship Adriatic, wbicb stranded near that place Feb. ICtb, says there were forty-nice persona on the ship, only seven of whom are known to be saved. Will Tkcre fca El ---. Washi-Wto. Feb 2--B.thpar- ' ties are beginning to i.icipt ' - . ..? t n.-.e. claim ClliS rCPfl I -!- aeo v ww , tbat tbey will insist n(WB a repeal of J . n at- the supervisor's law. Tbe Kepu on- the supervis , cans are determined to insist upon ...;-.; t.t remnant of the L f.,r th. nrouetion of the ballot- ! f. . ki . box. If an ext. a session should be tha result of the dead-lock to tbe Democrats in their zal to break down wbere belongs tbe responsibility. IkrtaSant aa Ability. Hop Bitters so freely advertised io all tbe papers, secular and religious, are having a large sale, and are sup planting all other medicines Tbere is no denying tbe virtues of the Hop plant, aod tbe proprietors of these Bitters bave shown great shrewdness and ability in compounding a Bitters, whose virtoes are so palpable to ev ery one's observation. Exchange. . foundry, at tte corner of Market and Eactaa. Kanawha streets, destroyed tbat - building and Callahan's hotel, ad- Sheffield, Feb. 28 Tbe mayor joining. Tbe wind blowing a ga'e of tbia town stated at a public meet- spread the flames to a block of bus ing yesterday tbat ia one district in jaet,3 bouses, destroying altogether Sheffield coonty four thousand peo- ten buildings before the fire could be pie are destitute aod four hundred families are actually starring. lie bad no remedy to propose, aod could only pity and sympathise with tbe suffering. Daatrayed by Fir. Detrtt, Feb. 28 Tbe coort bouse of Monroe coonty, at Moon-e, Mich , was burned last oigbt It was an elegant $40,000 cot stone ed- ifice of Grecian architecture. It wis insured for $10 000 Tbe sheriff wis seriously injured during tbe fire. Tbe county records were saved. R fate Tenperaaea Caaveatlaa. II arri8bi"RO, Feb 25 Tbere was a large Dumber of delegates present to day at the opening meeting of tbe State Temperance Convention. The principal object of the meeting is to urge the adaption of tbe Local Op tion law now pending before the Legislature. HEW AD VER T IS EM EN 75. The cheapest hardwaee stobE WEST OF THE ALLEGHENY MOUNTAINS. Bl ERS & BAENETT, SUCCESSORS TO JO HI F. B'.VMY-R,) SOMERSET, PA. We take pleasure in announciii": to the public that we haye JUST IlECJEIVEI) a a. ware, wnicn we intend to sell at PRICES TO SUIT THE TIMES! Our stock is complete in all respects, and comprises evenr article Usual j lcppt . -1-rdwaTe -:0:- Blacksmiths' tools and supplies, such as Iron, NorMray Nail- rod Iron, Vulcan Horse-nails, Sleigh-shoes and Cast Steel, Carriage and Tire Bolts, and Axle Clips. A complete stock of Malleable Irou, Burrs, Sc., c?c, BUILDERS' comprising a full line of Rim V rought Butts, acorned and always on hand, also a full assortment of Glass. CARPENTERS' TOOLS. We havr always on hand a complete stock cf Saws both Jand and Cross-cut, Axes, Hatchets, Hammers Steel and Try Squares, Compasses, Bench and We always keep a full line of Revolvers, Pistols, Shot-guns Powder-flasks, Shot-pouches, Cartridges, Caps, Wads, Rifle and Shot-gun Powder, also a full line of Gun Repairs. ;0: We have a complete Jine of Lamps, Lanterns, and supplier A full line of Saddlery 'Hardware, comprising Saddle-trees' Buckles, Rings, Harness-pads, Ornaments, etc., etc. ' " ' r In the Agricultural department we have a full stock of Forks, Shovels, Rope, Chains, Mane and Curry-Combs, Iforse brushes, etp., etp. We rnake a specialty of Pocket and Table Cutlery. Also Silver Plated Table Ware, Plated and Britannia Spoons. We also make a specialty of Paints, Oils, and Varnishes, and also Painters' Tools, etc , :0: ff YVe keep constantly on hand the Celebrated Cucumber Pump, (porcelain lined) and a cheaper quality that are not lined. This Pump has taken the lead of all others wherever introduced, :o: . All goods warranted to be as represented. Our principle ; Fair Dealing, Quick Sales, and Small Profits are We challenge competition. certain prices beforeTurcbasin KATIHFACTIOX BYERS & SHRIVER BROTHEIts, BUTTEB COMMISSION MERCHANTS, 1 JSTo. 62 South Street, 3AXTOOE2El vrD. -:o-.- ' REFER BT PERHISSIO-f TO Fikst Nasional Bank, and Wisttaif National Bask., of Balumere, and Chcmical National Bask, New Cards can be bad at tbe Express O'nox, Somerset, Pa. arlawa Cav-Ia. P"J ? V"5 T M f nf Coal Company a No 7 shaft here . . . - m - ... in to day. This will eost the .m rva. t P aaMnntt l.i m i Z, : J v-.--y ,,u tbe coal uoderneath can never b got out, owiog to tba treacherous condition of tba root A large brick school bonse Mtuated cloae by ras totally wrecked. No loss of lif i reported. laca Mkwf. New Orleans, Feb. 27 A spe cial dispatch to ibe Galveston Atc from Mason, Texas, says tbat last oigbt a stage containing four passen gers were baited Dear Pig Leg sta tion by two highwaymen. Tbe pas sengers were ordered ou. sine ly, and tbeir valuables taken from tbem, and tbe mail bags rifled. I-(rae.l fir. Parkersblro, Feb. 17 Early this morning a fire ia Skidmore's subdued. Tbe loss is estimated at $25,000, on which tbere is a light in surance. cia w. aakev Niw York, Feb. 26 Telegrsph- ic reports snow a lau ot tbe tber- monaster in the West during laat -igb - The thermometer now ranges fr-n twelve degrees below a: 5t Pul to tbiny degrees below at Breck- io idge; and from nine degrees aboya at St Louis, to twenty-degrees abure at Cincinnati. alagalar Deatb. FLU8HINO. Feb 26 Morri Fitz- gerald. College Point, L I , died last n'ght from a wound received yester- day unJer singular circumstancea. He was walking piet James Maber, wbile the latter was ia the act nf throwing a pitchfork full of manors into a wagon, and was stabbed in the eye by one of tbe prongs of tbe pitch- HE W AD VER TISEMENTS. :0:- large and complete stock of Hard- - tuiv.. Taper Taps, Horse Shoes, Fine A full line of Best Norway Iron, HARDWARE, and Mortise Locks, Cast and plain, a complete stock of Nails Fancy Planes etc., etc. :0:- - i j). -j. "i !: sr Call and examine goods, and as "elsewhere. ' 1 ' " ' OU.lItA.XTKEB. BARNETT. York. 3.