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man WILMINGTON. N. C: FRIDAY. FEBRUARY 5. 1875. SDITORIAL CORRESPONDENCE. Edward Cantwcll, Esq. Yakboro House. Eaiiioh, N. C., Jan. 29, 1875. $ My Dear Journal : The more one thinks of it, the more monstrous seems the prentence set up -by Edward Cantwell, Esq., that he represents the -white people of New Hanover county. An advocate of the Civil Eights bill, he declared by his vote that he preferred a negro the negro Mabson to be the Presiding Officer of the body of whioh he was a member, rather than any oj the white members. And yet he olaims to represent the white men of New Hanover. Nor can I forget how hi sought to use his official position a Solicitor for our District to break down his political opponents; how he went from county to county seeking to force from unwilling Grand Juries bills of indictment for libel against the Editors of the Joubnax; how failure in one county only seemed to make him the more determined to achieve suc cess in another. And now comes to light the remarkablefaot that he made arranpemenls with the Commander of the Revenue Cutter to enforce the orders of his Court when he fined Mr. Holme who called a negro by his ac knowledged proper name ! And this ia the man who claims to represent the white men of New Hanover ! But what brain, save that of Edward Cant well, would ever have conceived the idea of executing legal process on dry land with a Revenue Cutter ? What an imposing spectacle Sheriff Schenck would have presented moving up Mar ket street followed by the Revenue Cutter ! It reminds me very forcibly of the felicitous speech of the New Hanover Senator when he congratula ted Vioe President Wilson upon his hav ing "gravitated up" to such a dazzling height of glory. To no brain but that which conceived the idea of gravita tion "upward" could have occurred the idea of a Revenue Cutter in a sher iffs posse on dry land I But the matter in hand is far too serious for mere ridicule or jest. Mr. Cantwcir bjAxch on yesterday de serves, ni! J rhall receive at my hands, censure and condemnation far severer than any that can ba conveyed by ridicole. The ppeeeh was one of the most incendiary and shocking charac ter, calculated, and if Mr. Cantwell be a sane man, one must think intended to provoke a collision in our city, re sistance to law and bloodshed. He declared the passage of the bill would justify Federal intervention; that it was unconstitutional; that certain peo ple would not submit to it; that the rivers of Carolina would run with blood. If blood shall be ehed because men, under the influence of his speech, re fuse to obey the laws of the land, let Edward Cantwell remember his re sponsibility. These are no times in which to counsel men to resist, with arms, the enforcement of the laws of the land, and yet Edward Cantwell virtually tells men in Wilmington they may resist the laws provided by the Legislature for their government. I have heretofore been very charita ble in my judgment upon Mr. Cant well's conduct, for the reason that I thought the excentricities of his brain were so great as to render him morally irresponsible. Heretofore I have at taohed but little importance to hie vagaries; in fact have been amused at them at times; but when a Senator rises in his place and utters such in eendiary sentiments, and so blood- provoking as was done on yesterday, he is neither harmless or amusing, although he be Edward Cantwell. That speech ought to damn him for ever in the opinion of all law-abiding men if he be sane. If he be a lunatio he ought not to be permitted to go at large. A Senator who publicly proclaims that a law is unconstitutional; that it will not be obeyed; that its execution will cause the rivers to run red with blood, and will justify the interposi tion of the strong arm of the Federal government in tne government ol a sovereign State, cannot blame igno rant negroes and intelligent white men for believing that he desires to teach the doctrine that such resist ance is lawful, and that the blood shed by those, making such resistance ie lawfully ehed. And this is the man who claims to represent the peaceable, law-abiding white men of New Hano ver ! But in spite of all his denunciations Mr. Cantwell has failed to point to a single paragraph in the City Bill that is unconstitutional. Nor, indeed, so far as I kuow, did he attempt to do so. But what better ought to be ex pected from a native born Southern Radical ? Can a silk purse be made of a sow's ear ? Mr. Cantwell con demns Grant for sending soldiers to interfere in the organization of the Legislature of the State of Louisiana and justifies in advance his interfer ence in the organization of the muni cipal Legislature of the City of Wil mington ! What consistency ! Why should there be one rule for Louisiana and anclhc r rule for North Carolina ? Why should Federal bayonets and Federal Revenue Cutters be lawful in Wilmington and unlawful in New Or leans? Why denounce a Louisiana Outrage and justify a North Carolina Outrage ? Verily, if Mr. Cantwell be indeed mentally and morally responsible for the natural and probable consequences of his acts and speeches, he deserves to be forever damned in the opinion of all law-abiding men. S. The Polar Sea was remarkably free from ice duriDg the past year. The Paciflo whaling fleet sailed farther east past Point Breeze than ever before, and it is said that a steamer might have gone clear through Mc Clnre's Northwest Passage. The output of minerals in Great Britian last year amounted to the val ne of 69,479,486, exceeding that of the previous year by nearly half a mil lion. The coal product composed 416.311,143 of th total CONVENTION. Since the action of the Stato Execu tive Committee, composed of gentle men from every section of North Caro lina, by a vote approaching unanimity, requesting the Legislature to call a Convention, we have had little. rto iay J upon the subject. We did not believe then, nor do we believe now, that this request will be unheeded." We believe that the present Legislature will not adjourn sine die without first calling a Convention. The few papers in the Stato jet op posed to this movement have been more active since the meeting of the Executive Committee than before in pressing their objections to the call. While all admit the paramount impor tance and necessity for Constitutional reform, some few oppose any move ment looking to that end, influenced by motives of policy and not of princi ple. One marked difference, however, is apparent in the opposition to what it was a few weeks since. Then we were told that it was not good politi cal policy to push the matter before the present Legislature, but we must wait until after the election in 1876, for fear it might jeopardize the elec tion ; now we are told that if the Ig islature calls a Convention at once, Grant will send Sheridan with his co horts to disperse the delegates, or Congress will burden us with new Acts of Reconstruction. The opposition have abandoned all their old grounds and base their objections on fears orig inating in the Louisiana imbroglio, and in the desperate and dying efforts to regain power. This very fact fur nishes the best evidence that the for mer opposition to Convention at least, was not wll founded, aud eonld not and did not stand the test of intelli gent controversy. This new opposition, like the old, is exaggerated. We do not believe it is wilfully or perversely done. We hope not. But we are unwilling that some papers shall publish, and others less bold, shall greedily copy, statements which cannot be sustained, in order to prejudice the question of Convention either with the public or with the Leg islature. The Charlotte Democrat of a late date, for whose editor we have the highest personal regard, in speaking of a Convention says, that "the "whole Democratic delegation in Ccn 'gress from this State advise against "it, and think it very imprudent in "the present condition of the coun "try." The Wilson Advance, with whose senior ed:torwe were, in former times, always in political accord, and with whom latterly we have so frequently differed, and always with deference, makes substantially the same state ment. We can tell these gentlemen, and others who have published or read these statements, that our delegation in Congress have given no such advice. On the contrary they ex pressly and in so many words declined proffering any advice on the subject saying very properly that the people at home knew better than they did the necessities for a Convention, and cruld judge better of the state of public feeling. In response to an inquiry of the Executive Committee, they stated what every intelligent reader knew, that the relations between the States and the Federal Government were much disturbed by the recent troubles in Louisiana. The Committee, by its action, acknowledged this fact, but was not deterred from recommending that the Legislature should call a Convention. The people of the State are quite as unanimous as the Committee were in favor of a Convention, and if the present Legislature adjourn sine die, without favorable action, a blow will be given the party from which it will not soon recover. It will no longer be the party of reform. Its candi dates can no longer hold up to the scorn of an outraged and injured peo ple the crimes of those who forced the present Constitution upon na. It be comes our Constitution. We embrace, voluntarily, its burdens and the dis grace it entails. But what of the future if Convention fails ? When such of our people as nave Deen lea to believe that in 1876, or m aoo, or even in lu the prom ised time snail come -and we shall re form our Constitution, and their hopes and expectations are destroyed by the want of the requisite majorities in uotn nouses of the Legislature, what then? How can those who now protest against the judgment of a very large ma jority of the party reconcile the people with their disappointment? ss&y, now can they atone for the irre parable injury which they will have brought upon their fellow-citizens, their children, their children's child ren ? It is, in our humble judgment. - r..t -i .... , . v ' a leanm responsibility wnicn our misguided friends are attempting to assume. We are glad to believe that their efforts will be futile, and that the present legislature will be true t o it party, to its constituents and to the State, and will not adjourn without giving the people an opportunity, the only one probably they will have during th9 present generation, of adoptiDg a Constitution suited to their wants, in sympathy with their preju dices, and in accord with their honor and prosperity as a people. Brevet Brigadier-General B. S. Ro berts, United States Army, died in Washington, on Friday night, of pneu monia. Deceased had been on the re tired list for some time. Well, where's the tomb-stone ? The Boston JVewa says that th temptation for Grant to indulge in a Spanish war may be stronar. but the people should mak an early attempt to aid him in resisting it. Thev can certainly aid him by cutting off army and navy appropriations. Having given way to the temptation to ruin Louisiana, Grant will undoubtedly be laid on the shelf in 1876 to give place to a man who can resist temptation, and be plain President of a Republic. The University of Oxford has an income of 47,000; the colleges and halls, 336,000; the University of Cambridge, 34,000; the college end halls, 306,000. For the year J 871, Exeter College, at Cambridge, with an income of 14.000, had from 170 to 183 undergraduates; Merton, with 17,000 a year, had 54 undergraduates; and Baliol, with 8,000 a year, had 145. At Cambridge. Trinitv with 59,000 a year, had 445 under-.. graduates; King's, with 34,000, had but 31; and Corpus, with 9,000, had 130. Oxford has 359 fellowships, with an average value of 260 a year; while Cambridge has 340. with an average value of 280. Oxford has in all 24 colleges, and Cambridge 17. The average income of a head of a house at Oxford is about 1.600. and at Cambridge abont 1,200. Oxford also spends some 25.000 a vear on nmfA. Borships, and Cambridge only 17,000. I'HE UALLANT PHIL. Th terrible insurrection on the part of Jthe whiter majority inv LHiisi5 "ana naving Jbeeit at length suppressed, and jrwhol$S Legislature whipped otit tha ;regimetf of bayoneted; blue oats jomttAd by Lieut. Gen. P. H. Sheridan, that redoubtable war rior is now on his return toChicago, where dOTBlleaFagrand ovation will await him in the offices of the Tribune and Inter-Ocean. The magnificently bioodless cam paign just colacludedby this matchless soldier with I the long ears is one of the most 'glorious achievements ou record indeed it s the only thing of the kind ever known in thia country. Who planned it is still a matter of conjecture and doubt ; Grant, in his modest message, seems anxious to award the glory to Phil, while Phil, filled with the flush of his achieve ments at the bagatelle tables in the Orescent City, is unwilling to assume all of the glory of the campaign to himself. He is willing, we presume, as we have previously iuggested, that the "ladies of the force" shall father this responsibility. - .But, wherever the glory may belong, and to whomsoever it may appertain, certain is it that the achievement in itself is a grand one and that the vic tory obtained will not soon be forgot ten by the people of this country and eppecially by the .'"bandit li" of New Orleans. " There is nothing equal to it in history unless it is Sherman's March to the Sea or the gallant Sheri dan's ride through the Valley of Vir ginia or, possibly, his war with the Piegan Indians. We predict for the gallant Phil a new career of glory. There ia a fine opening just now for brave men like him men whoare "notafraid" outin the West subduing the refractory In dians. We hope that Phil wi'l go there and meet the "warrior's death" he no doubt covets. He will find rlTtv of "Indies" in the forces of tLe uoo.iie iudiana and what greater poetic justice could bo meted out to the phe rooious Phil than thatheshoulddieun der the fair hands of some brave squaw who will sing such a beautiful war song while gently removing the chief tain's gory scalp and who will recount his deeds of- bravery to soothe the lacerated feelings of the dying war rior. He and Canby can then fight over their battles again when they meet in the happy hunting grounds, where, there is no more pain and sor row and strife with refractory rebels and where the thermometer is never below zero. THE NEW'UUIjE. The telegraph tells us that the bit ter tight in the National Honae i3 over with at last and the new rule, intend ed, ostensibly, to prohibit "dilatory motions," has been adopted. We have before spoken of the effect this rule will have in legislation in depriving the minority of their only weapon of defence against au aggres sive majority. At first sight there ap pears to be something really plausible about this rule as well as about the pretext that it will serve to expediate the transaction of public business towards the close of the session, but its real object, in the pres- ent instance, guise i. The so often used is but thinly dis word "fillibustering" of late in connection with the proceedings of the House will now lapse into disuetude, with the ability of the minority to interpose any delay to the progress of injurious legislation. In reality, the rules of the House of Representatives are the result as much of long experience as well as of knowl edge of parliamentary law in their compilation. They have heretofore worked well, and the very rule so re cently annulled has been found to be one of the very best in the entire code. Ii it is true that the power conferred by this rule on a weak mi nority, is sufficient at times to retard necessary legislation, when it may be so designed by unscrupulous par tisans, it is equally true that it has often been exerted as a powerful weapon for good, and has in times past checked many acts of bad legisla tion. As it is now, the majority are complete masters of the situation and can enforce just such acts as the ne cessities of the party, and not of the people, may demand. That the power conferred by it will be exerted to the utmost, there is but little doubt in the minds of clear-headed people. The great work on hand is to revive the waning fortunes of the Rad cal party, and to this end right and justice and equity before the law.even the very constitutional instrument it self will be swept aside. Already a mo tion has been introduced and consid ered to recall the Civil Rights Bill from the committee to which it was assigned and we may look forward during the next four weeks to a system of legislation which will completely overshadow all of the previous hideous iniquities of the corrupt Republican party. "TA KE A WAY XII K S WO K D.j The Savannah Advertiser says a cord was touched in the hearts of the bandits at New Orleans on Monday last when Mr. Lawrence Barrett open ed at the Varieties Theatre, in his un equalled personage of Richelieu, and a feeling incident "not on the bills" occurred. The grand old Cardinal rehired the sword to Francois with the words, " Take away the bwooI ; States can be tared wilhont it." ' No sooner' had Mr. Barrett's grand voice rolled put the sentiment than its perfeot patness to the situation struck the house. The seats were all filled with the "banditti and with one spontaneous impuise every hand in the home joined in the loud, long and enthusiastic applause. The gen tleman who described the scene to ue declares that in all his experience of New Orleans, he never heard such a kindly round of approval. It rose and fell; swelled into thunder and died away, only to rise aeain. . Th splendid interpretation of the lines by the greatest of elocutionists cord in the Southern heart, and it was lull three minntes before he could proceed. During that time the Cardi nal uake sat m his red chair, and " was not afraid 1" " Tn Pan" h n mlli- ho a l. ; i. j , utcu UlVCUMMl calcnlatp.ri to oloar tha of rc-.f - "v, a.Kbe Vi BUUW by foljrepBide pf the machine. .T iom the J . Y HrsM. failure at jtlie Itadlcal Hlockade of IiilOM Independent If e .NpnbliCRiu! I Moniitabiv "! ilie U oU e k Adjourned The ivtl HlKt BUI a naDSeron measure. WAsmsGXplfJw. 1875. Athalf pat ten this morning the Hi publican in the House gave up the struggle and consented to au adjou; umcnt. Everybody-was - glad - whei- the long siege was over. It was conducted with great harmony ad propriety -ud there wh: no; ill teeJingXonr. cither -nide-- Th Democratic leaders thought it their duty-to protest - in- the only man cer possible-for them under the ciicnxa-t-tances against the adoption cf . e Civil Riglits bill. They say that this measure came before the people laet Fall, as part of the Republican policy, and w rejected by them, and that it is therefore morally wrong to enact it now, Congress being a representative body. They hold, too, that if thit measure becomes a law it will be used to give needless and very great annoyance in the Southern Stts to hotel keepers and other--", and win be the means of protracting ill feeling and creatingbad blood. Itisdoubtfui. however, whtther the annoyance wil. be confined to the South. It is quit liossible that, if the measure is fored through and becomes a law, its appli catiiou to hotels will be made first iu New York, Boston and Philadelphia, for it would not be a very costly ex periment to engage a hundred of th stray colored population of this city t: go on and take up their quarters ior a week or ten days in the principal hotels of those cities, their bills being paid for them. It is proper to say for the Democrats thttt they disclaimed, during tlm pro tracted bession, any intention of ueed lestly or. factitiously obstructing th business of the Huusi. One of th ;uot prominent and influential nun ol- tlit! Democratic siiiu said lat night, "thy Uepnblicnu majority have mat terfl in their own bauds. By tho n of entirely proper r- d established par liamentary methods tluy .r.u puss this measure with but little delay. A T-mu-jority can undoubtedly in a proper manner ohsmge the rules, and a ma jority can paxs the bill. Bat it is our duty to resist what wt beii ve to be a bad and dag?rous measure by ali gitimat? and fair parliaxntntttry methods. More than this d do i oi mean to do." Whether thu Republicans rrteun N make the civil rights bill a law v,ii! now be seen. Some of them perceivi that it is l'kfily to hurt their parly iji the next election, btcauae it furni-ilu s a very ready means of annoyauce v.r.tl of exasperating and prejudicing Un people; but others believe that it will neciire the negro vote in the South.ancl the more violent Adniimsirtiun men think of it, probably, as another meaiiH of dragooning the He'Utb, for the bi:1 provides numerous causes for making arrests. The proposition to alter th -rules will meet with Republican ob jections unh-ss it is so fi'i.mtd u-s to exclude from the a imi-fciuii by u-t -jority vote all bi,ls in the nature cf subsidies and jobs, and in inct i-.li bills making appropriations of monuj. Th danger of gftg'gibg the IIou?e in sue! i a roancc-r as to prevent discu:;bion suid I t.i deny dilatory measures ou ail bills, j is eeeu.aiid if au 5-ttenipt in mflde to do I thi-i it is iikelv to crento tiouble on ii-- Rf publican side. The de-iigu of li e admini ration leaders in brii-g-r-jj matters to a deadlock is plainly per ceived. Indeed, it wus op.-i.ly t-pokt-n of as a means mainly to bring odiuui on the eighteen Republicans i.o Uie l other day manfully re.siot.d thes gag ging oi the Hoii.se. It mm believed that they could bj whipped in, but it is donbtfnl if any ot them will be driven from what they beiievo to be the right. THE NEW OKLKANS INOUII'.T ANI THE FL'TUIIE SOCTJIEliX l'OL.ll'l, The. report of the New Orleans Committee is awaited with a gret deal of curiosity here, though it i" not certain that Congress will take any action ou it. The Southern policy ot the administration will be developed next veck in tho House. KFFOBTS TO KESTOKE HARMONY TN THK EEFl'BUCAN BANKS THE IlU:ECON- Cf LABLKS EdorU are making privately to bring about harmony in the Rpiibiiau ranks. The Vice-President who has be n very busy in this woik for buuic time, has made several brief journeys North, it said here for consultation with lead ing and moderate men. Ex-Senator Morgan, oi New York, has been here for some days, and com sel.s modera tion and eouciliation; but sneh tire eaters as Senator Logan, Conkling anl Sherman do not help the cause of peace, and as they, are understood to speak for Hi Excellency, the Presi dent, and to represent his feelings and policy, moderate counts seem to b of little use for the t..esent. "For purpose of conciliation such speeches as Logau'tf and Conkling's are useless. You might as well conciliate your horse by sticking puis into him, ""said a Republican yesterday. The library of the Brit sh Museum purchased no less than 3,415 manu scripts last year. Among them was a curious treatise in French on the Holy Sacrament, composed by King Edward VI., of England, in 1519, and written in his own hand. The Khedive of Egypt is searching the mosques aud monasteries of his dominions for manuscripts to form n library at Cairo. He is said to have obtained thirty different manuscripts of tbe Koran, aud among theiu one computed to be 1,150 years old. Th total valne of the woolen goods turned out from the Maine milis during the past vear is placed at some 87,500,000. A North Berwick factory h s done a large business in flannels, manufacturing 175,000; u Waterlioro factory :bout S75.000 i'i blankets; the Bates mill of Lcwi-jfown, $204,900 wort!- of Mo?ow beavers :u:d repelianrs; a Winthron factory some 250,000 worth of blanket?. An automaton card-player is on ox h bition in London, which plays a whist and a number of olhvr game.-, and also performs pever.il card tricks. The figure is seated on a he't et glass, and a rpectator may stand by its side and see that no person is con cealed within its body. Iu England there is one lawyer for every 1,240 of the pnmlfition: in France one for every 1,970; in Bel gium, one for every 2,700; n;id in Prussia oue for every 12,000 only. Another curious fact is that in Erg land the number of persons belmgir.-g to each of the different professions is nearly tin? same. Thus thre are 'AX - 970 lawyers, 35,483 deifryroeij, nrd 25.995 phypicians. In Prussin, on ihr other hand, there are 4,80'.) physicians to only 1,802 lawyers. Herr Braun, a German pfvant. perfected an addition to the nephc pcope, an instrument intended to serve for measurement of the direction and apparent velocity of clouds, by whinh the absolute height of clouds mav be determined without any osileula'-ion, and thence also their absolute veloci ty. An elevated position is takn from whicn a view of the o-oMd's shad ow is obtained, and then the height of the cloud above its shadow is meas ured. From only intermarrying amdng themselves two great evils have result ed to the Spanish noblesse they have no link with the people, and they have degenerated physically and irtelletu- ally. A young guardsman having omitted at court to make the usual salaam to n great nobleman, excused himself by saying that he was not aware of his grace's tr-dted rank. "My friend," said the candid Duke, "the safest way to suppose that every body in the palace who looks like a monkey to be a grandee of the fi.t clasW- - NORTH CAROLINA LEGISLATURE, SENATE.?' FV f TO RTY FIRST DA X January, Hh, 1875. s Mr. Bell, a petition from certain tizens of Craveu county against a rbill to protect small farmers. Mr. btandiord, a bill to amend chapter 60,: of laws' of lSTii-'T Re ferred. Mr. Marler, a resolution, to add two members to the Joint Committee ou Penal Institutions. Adopted. Messrs. Wad felhund Boddie were appointed as said members. The usury bill coming up as un finished business, on motion of Mr. Morehead, the further consideration of the bdl was postponed until Mon day at 11 j o'clock. Aiabsou, eoioreu, arose to a question of privilege, saying that the News report of the discussion on Thursday, on the bill to amend the ch iter of the City of Wilmington, quoted him as sayiug that "he heard a Democrat in Wilmingtou making threats that the Democrats intended 'obtaining control of that city at all hazards." He had paid in the debate that there was bucIi a rumor ia Wilmington, but he did not hear a Democrat so state. Note. Iu the sessiou Friday night but little was done of moment, except the consideration of tho resolution of Mr. Cantwell to relieve W. W. Holdeu of his disabilities. On motion of Mr. Kerr, the bill was iudeliuite'y post poned by a vote of 27 to 8. HOUSE OF REPRESENT ATI VES Mr. Bennett presented a petitien froui citizens ot Brunswick county, a-kiug for the repeaiof the prohibition law in certain localities in said county. By Mr. Beuuett, a bill lept-alit g certain part of chapter Ti'2, laws oi 1873-M. Referred. By Air. Bduuett, a bill to incorpo-i-te the Roanoke Valley Iiaihoni Company. Referred. By Mr. Oaksmith, a bill to revive the Board of Internal luiprovt merit. Referred. By Mr. McPae, a bill to incorporate the Greensboro & Fayetteville Rail road. Referred. House resolution of renin st to our repieentatives iu Congress to u,--,-thcir eil'oi-ts f.j secure a rvoeal of the law taxing liquors madrf fioui fruit. Rejected. House resolution of inquiry to W. A. fc.mitii couct uuug the a Hairs of the Wet-tern North Carolina Haia-oad taken up and referred to Joint Com mittee Oii State Railroads. Joiut resolution, requesting the Joint Committee oti the 1 ubiie to ascertain ut what price the stiuetion railroad bonds, issu the State, cim be pui chafed or Uj. passed its .scvtiid readn.gs. !...ikt. -l rl t i i i 1o lir till ot Deb. ecu d by taken to promote fish cultur' in the f5tute, parsed its lead- . joint resolution provMir g for tLe raiding of a joint committee to proceed ' to New York to investigate tho alibis of th-j C.troiit a Central Riuhoad '.vns taken up. Mr. Mcilae moved to table, o;j whie-li motion Mr. iSorment eii'-d iJ.e ay. h aud nays. The motieiu pr-v.-ued. lioueo ifholntion iu regard to ap propnatious ior ii ereaaiug the capaci ty of the Insane Asylum, liefeir d io Joint Committee ou Insane Asylum, with inatiuctiens to re-port back in oie week. Bid to relieve counties from tl e cotts of proceedings in criminal ae tiun-', pasted its tendings. B.li requiring an additional report from toHLibhips in n gard to public road to tiiu Suii rior Court, tabled. Bdi concerning jurisdiction of Mag iotiates, tabled. A bill to transfer the jnrif-diction of tho Superior Court, violation of the laws for selling liquors on election d:;ys, parsed its readings. Mr. Strong called up, under a sus pen.sii.,ii of tbe rules, the bill conoem ing the c-ity of Kaieigh, which prov:d-:s for tho it -districting ol the city into live, instead of three wards, aud (sev enteen Aldermen, instead of nine Commissioners, as now provided. The bill also provides for the election of the Mayor by the Board of A:dtr meu A number of amendments were of fered, but the bill passed its readings, as originally introduced, by a very large majority. FORTY-THIRD DAY. Febritatiy 1,1873. Mr. Graliam, bill to incorporate the North C.olina State Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry. Referred. Mr. Waring, a b.ll fr m the Joiut Committee ou the Public Debt, com prising several ameudme'iits to tlm bill committed to the Committee. Ordered to bt printed. THE rsritX BILL. The usury bill corning up a unfin ished business, Mr. Shaw took the floor in fvor of adopting btri;:geut usury laws, and in answer to th posi tion taken by Mr. Busbeeou Saturday. P.-nding the discu.-sioi:, further con sideration was postponed uutil to morr w. Mr. Waring arose to a question of I ersoual piiviiege. The Wilmington Journal, editorially, had reflected upon his action iu wishing to grant to the Senator from Jitw IlbUover tin time he asked to consider th; bill to amend the charter of the city of Wil mington. This was only a matter of justice and courtesy to a Senator in t .e minority upon this fljor when questions of much importance to the citizens of his county arc beiug con sider ed. and he should ulwas vote! to extend this comtesy. lie hud not be'en unfriendly to the bill in question, as his vote showed, nor was he unfriend ly to the etv friendship for of Wilmington. Hi that eity had dated many year3 l ack, m d he had now at his home a vainable st t of silver ser vice presented to him beeause of ser vices he hi"! rendered in bt hull oi the U'ilm'u gton, Cl'.ariolte k Rutherford Railroad, tnd ho did not wish to be understood to-day aj ppot-ed to any thing that would tend to promote tin interest of tha city of Wilmingtou; but he did not think ue should be required to deprivH another Senator oi that right which ordinary justice df -mai d ed in order to prove this friendship or his friendship for any other section of the State. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. By Mr. Norment, a petitiou from tha brotners ot lleni y iitrry asurg a prohibition law ior i.o wre certain localties in Fiobesoti count v. By the same, a pe'itiou from mem bers of Asbpole Baptist church asking a repeal of the prohibitory law foi said church. By Mr. Baruett, a bill to incorporate the Norfolk, Roxboro and Greensboro railroad. Referred. By Mr. Shacke t'.rd. a bill to pre vent the sale of spirituous liquors within two miles of Prospect Church in New Hanover county. Referred. Senate resolutnm requiring the burning of, or othei wiseih-stroj ing fdi canceled bonds and coupons in the Treasurer's office passed. House Uiil to amend chapter 35. section 10. , Battle's Rev.:sal iu legard to salaries and fees passod its read ings. The first special order the bill to amend the adultery act, whs on mo tion, re-committed to he Committee. The second being the bill in relation to the file of the WtsWu iorth Car olina Railroal, was i'0;,tPoned till to day week. On motion of Mr. Walker, of Rich mond, the bill to amend the cbai ter of the city of Wilmington was taken up. Mr. Walker advocated the bill as b' ir:g an aet of justice" to the tax-pay-ing.popu'ation of t-Oit city. v r, -Tlij Uireft'colored Rtprosentativee, Lk)d, Brewingron and Moore, and Mr. Boyd opposed it s being unjust to thtiwholri people of that city. .l . Several xemeixlments" were offered, but all rejected, and the bill passed its readings by strict patty vote, 69 voting in the nmimativ-anl 31 -in the negative. SENATE. rOlMY-FOURiH DAY. - Febktjary, 2d, 1875. A commuiiicat oa was received from the Attorney Geueral, in response to a request from the Senate, asking his opinion as to the constitutionality of taxing doga. His opinion was that u license- tax on dogs would be uncon stitutional. Mabson, colored, a bill to better compensate commissioners. Referred Tvfr flrnlifim u. tit in.'iii' niir . the Direct Trade Union, Patrons of liusbMUdry. Rtterred. Mr. Waring, a bilt to prohibit ten ants or croppers from selling more than one bale of cotto i under certain oircumtauces. Referred. Mr. Love, a resolution urging the CoLgrees of the United hiatta to ex tend aid to the Western Korth Caro lina Railroad and the Texas or South ern Pacific Railroad, and to establish i national gui.ge of 4 feet 8j inches. Inferred. xhe usury bill being the special or der, Mr. Busoee t-ti.ted he regretted that he was compelled to have been absent from h:S se.;t yesterday when audi a furious onslaught was made upon his position. Ho uid not det-ign speaking upon the subject at present, but, dn-ireel huving the following Cer Uhcate read: At a meeting of District range,No. 1, on tlu 3d September, the following resolution was nnauimonsly adopted : DjLsrmcT Oisanok No 1, ( . . tar . r Resolved, That t.je lee.o of ih-.-ii.iiiv iuwd will tend io chei-pen money. B. C. MaxijY, Secy. A true eonv f resolution psed September od,'l87i. i. C. Manly, Secy. Mr. Bn-b-e stated that District Xo. 1', t. as coin poKyti of SO ubord.nato ! trail gs, in -ii-j counties of Irauklin, Ihanviilc, Na-sli, Wake, JohustOD, j Johnston, 0aj;ge md CLai.ham, ai er j aging over 40 members ouch, rep j rcrfi.tmg nearly 4.000 f.irmeis. I O.i motion, tne- further consideration i of the bill was postponed until to j morrow morning nt 11 o'clock, j Mr. Love, n resolution sending i greetings to Tennesree over th c-Le-j ion of Ai drew Johnson to the United i States Semite. it heartily endorsed ! tho election of Mr, Johuton, avid declared tiie belief that tli3 election was a glorious triumph of the cause of liberty. Al'l-.-r considerable discussion, pnrti- ! tvpat-fe-d iu by Mt-SM. Kerr, MiiU, ; Li ve, St-mdlord and Waring, Mr. j JieGraiid moved to table the who.e j question, which was done by a vote of ! :5 ') to 5. I On motion of Mr. Waring, the b:il jon tne Public Dtbt was made the j tpeci.il order for Tuesday next at 12 i o'clock. ! MO DAY NIGHT'S PROCEEDINGS I Tbe calendar was taken up, aud a I large number of bills pus.-id trtti-r I sc oud reading. The Mil to authorize ' the work.ng of convicts at other i phuvs than iu the Penitentiary was j iml-'tinirely postponed. B;li to pre j ver t white children freru W-ing bound j n a) pre-tioes to colored raat-ters pus j el Us tluid reading by a vote of I 30 to 3. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES. i'y Mr. Oaksmitii, a bid to pr tect consolidation and complete Stato rail ways. Referred and ordered to ba printed. By Mr. Richardson, a bill it rela tion to the pubbc tiixes of Wayne county for th; year 1S70. Referred. By Mr. Means, a bill to prevent live cattle Itoni running at large in cuuu-t:'-s and townships ntioptiug its provi tio'iS. Referred. By Mr. Norm ent, a rc-ohttion of in struction to tho Finance Committee to inquire into the condition of the State's iuterest in the various banks, and report as early as practicable what legislation is necessary to t-ecure the same. The rules were rtispendtd and the resolution adopted. House bill to amend the laws of 1S72 '73 so us to givt: the Commission ers of Onslow county discretion in the sale of tho Alum Spring property in suid county, piissed its leadings. Senate, bill in regird to the paving of the streets of the city of Wilming ton was taken up, and after discussion, p istponed till to-morrow week, and male the t-pt cial order for that dav nt 12 o'clock. Konse bill for tho enforcement of contract-, und the enhancement of agriculture was tnken up and discuss ed at ccmsiderable length. The title of the bill explains fully its provisions. Mr. Means, the iutioducer, moved to recommit to the Judiciary Couim.t te upou which he demanded the ths and rays. The motion prevailed, US voting iu the lifiitmative. House bill to amend and re-enact chapter ;$1, pction 104 cf the Revised Ceide.concerning appeal from Justice's Courts, passed its readings. House bill concerning the jurisdic tion of Magistrates, was laid on the table. A7i JlJliVSO.V. tt'Iiat Senator! IhiKktif It In Elec tion. The New York Herald is interview ing leadiug men on the election of ex President Johnson. Here is what benators have to say: oh, don't! Senator Cameron, Pennsylvania "Dou't press me for au opinion, for. while it is a very great victory for the m iu, I dou t like him aud never did. tnd I opposed his nomination for the Vice-Fresulency ! ' SW1XT CO.VSOLATOUT THOVCHT. Senator Chundler, Michigan "A haj;py Tiif?moiy for tbe tuturo, for, thougli not re-elected to th Semite myself, consolation comes to me iu the thought (hat I will escape Andy's Senatorial compauy." COVTIENSED SENT11IENT. Senator McCreerv, Kentucky "It is a good thing." GOOD IS HIS WAY. Senator Hamlin, Miiine. (with much gravity and low voice) "lie. is a good man m hi:j way, and if he will keep out of other p; ople'.s way I se; ro ob ! cfi n to bis leHirr ii g to the i-'enute; hut vo'i c Muiot expect uiucSi from oue ko eriatic." "THE ETFBSA n FITNKPS OF ."RTN'OS " Senator Keiiey, Oregan- "Te is not my choice; y. i it does mo good to know he wi.j he the ie-er til" those who I k'toi ye'as hgo ottviupted to impeach i him." J A T.VtiTEIt l-'OH "7d I Senator AIerrimi,-u, North Carolina "rxorih C.rol.rja tia no interest in it. one way or auother JohiiMju may give tic Democratic pfity trouble, esptcially if he un-i Lis friends have Presidential aspirations in 1870." REXKWAIi OF HIS OLD TKADK. Senator Logan, Illinois He is just the mau we want. I think he will rip things. He is uot going to let Thur man be the l-der of the Democracy in the Senate." Tennessee's best speow n. Senator Morrill, of Maine "I guesp ho will do wejl enough. They oou'd uot have sent any better fixua the State." .. POBT1C JU8TH3B ACHIEVED. Senator Bayard, of Delaware "His election is a piece of poetic jt s tice. :: He will not affect legislatit n. He is too old, and will not be in sc cord with any one on the Senate floor. He never did affect legislation." j. . MODERATELY JOTOTJS. e v Stnator Allison, of Iowa ' I pretty well satisfied." am - - - "not of otxb set." Senator Anthony.of Rhode Island "J"oh8on was always a Union man: rather have him t han a rebel general, though he was not the kind of Union maa we were." otrn .neighbor's shoe pinches. . Senator Sargent, of California "Johnson's election is a problem. Dou't think the Democrats like it r find any consolation in it." A MArXiHD WAKEIOR. Senator John B. Gordon, of Geor gia "It will depend on what whim Mr. Johnsou takes. His el-ction may do a great deal of good. He may do the Democratic party a great deal ol harm. He is a powerful man. I do uot agree with many of my brother Democrats m their apprehension of him. tie can say what ho chooses to the other side without fear of thei attacks." "all the bots asd my seioemakeb." Senator Matthew W. Ransom, of North Carolina, says: "Johnson is aiming at the Presidency iu 1S76. Ht is a very auiDitious man. He is a power. Whice we politicians in the Senate are taking different views of it, the people are looking at it es tht triumph ol an honest mau. They are in sympathy with him. All the'bojs arounu- tne notel ana my shoemaker to-night exhibited their exultation about Joli;i.-hon3 coming back to t ub lie life. Johnson is in sympathy with tne people. STATE NEWS. Edwin Adams drops in on the Char k'tteae on the 10th. The Monroe Enquirer says: Shelby, the present terminus of thu Caroiiu.i Central Railway, ewnis to be a grow ing town. A sewing m ichiue factory and a new Methodist Church are to be erected there; also a teltgraph line is iu contemplation. The Oxtoici Leader says; Messrs. Willis Daniel fe Son. hvins? thru. ; niics from Oxford, sold this week f htiir crop of t How tobnc eo to Mes-saF. j J. C & D. 1. Cooper, ot Henderson; i for tho handsome ftim f tifry dollars j per hundred pounda. The Wadesboro Herald says that ' John Lo.ig, "the blacksmith v.eli known ia the Southern p.at of Anson county, who myf-t-Tiou.siy disappear ed, was not murdered, as supposed, but has "turned up." He was not dead bat drunk or two. d clayed out a day The Charlotte Southern Home Fays: Mr. J. A. Pope, near Ah-xaudriiMi a. raised a cotton frtaik 13 feet 6" inch-; in height, and over b" inchsR in circum ferersc ut the ground. It was w. ii fi led with large, sound bolls. It was a hybrid be'.ween tho So-a Island ai ti tue twin arid Triple varieties. The eed were of the latter kind and the lestUie was Sea Island of a very su perior order. Mr. Pope is a Grali.yer. The Charlotte Demoeratte says : It is strange how travel hug drummers ' and agents for various things utd ; sch mes, swindle ai.d fool iutt-lligeie. i men in Charlotte. Humbugging j advertising sche es.show bills,charts. j maps, i-, v. ill gall a merchant, it I seris, about as soou as the "-10 acre i nd mule" fooled the negro just about J the close of the war. J The Charlotte Observer says: For j the week ending last night, 1,150 bales j of coitou wKre sold in Charlotte, j against l,yi)G bales the week previous. 1 -1-1 .... I - t . i. w n;e sines ior me moutn oi .January were a lew bales short of 4,800 As wiil bo seen by the above statement, the receipts last week were very light, butthis is aceeuinled for by the condi tion of the roads. The piica through out thewe-ekwas fair, but not so good as week before l:st. The Hillsboro Becordersiv s: Mr. W P. Stioiid (of Chatham) mad on .50 I acres, 27 ba'es of 500 lbs Mr. Jos. i Baldwin made on 20 acres 16 bales ot I 5;0 )b. Our representive, Mr. Jl f j thew Atwater, a first rate farmer, who ! has hitherto given his attention almost exclusively to s-uall grains, made hst season a test of the capacity of hi laud for eot'ou. Ou half au acre, he made aft he rate of 832 pounds iint cotton per acre. The Monroe Enquirer says: Mr. Theo. N. Ramsey, State Lecturer for the Independent Order of Good j Templars, -delivered a lecture iu the i Pre-.byteriau Church in this place, on j last W ednesday n.ght, to a large aud i respectable Jandience of 'ape. ami gentlemen, rue speecn whs an excel lent one, and resulted in tidding many new names to tho temperance roil in Monroe, and we hope will be produc tive of lasting results. After the au dience was dismissed, a meeting was held in the Church and the Dodge of Good Templars re-organized with abemt thirty-rive members, twenty-five of whom were obtained that night. The Oxford Leader sajs: A friend has just told us of a genuine madstone that is ut present owned iu Caswell county. It seems that sometime ago an Italian w as travelling through that county and stopped over uigbt at the residence of Dr. Pointer. Ou leaviusr in the morning he etated that he had no money, but would pay whatever w is owing for he accommodations he had received by giving the doctor & genuine madstone. The doctor, who was, by the way, an unbeliever iu suih things accepted it. Tiie stoue war soon tested iu the case of a boy, who was bi'ten by a mad dog.wifh oatiefac tory results. Tbe RaleiVh News siys: We lern of a most brutal outrnge at Neuse Dep-'f, on the hue of the R. Sc G. R. Li , some ten miles north of this city, on Saturday night last. A yjting ne gro named Chavis,a track hand on the railroad and living at Neuse, became Hi-gered at his wife becau-e she had visited her grandmother, aud that, ioo, with his cousent, bc.it her over the hrnd and shoulders witli an iron rod until life was almost t xiinct, and yesterday it was considered almost impossible for her to live through h day. The brutal fiend Lai left home, not having bc.-u arretted, but infer matiou was yesterday lodged with the Sheriff in this city, and Fteps will be taken at once to plaee him in custody. The Raleigh News says: Andrew Johnson, seventeenth President of the United States, aud recently elected U. S. Sens;tor from Tei nei-sec, was born in ihiscit D eember 20'h. 1808. and from tho age of ten until the autumn of 1824 was the apprentice of a :uiar iu Raleigh In 1826 he setth d in j Greenville, Tcunessee, ai.u isork d at ' his trade. He was elected A'dermau '' in 1S2S. 1829 aud 1830, Mayor 1831, 1832 f.ni 1833, member of tho Legis- , Istnre 1S35 and 1839. and Presidential j elector ia 1840. He vas e lected to the i Sffde Senate in 1841. mid sat in Con- ' gress from 18 13 to 1853. From 1853: to 1857 he was Governor of Tennes- i see. and United States Senator from ! 1857 to 1S03 He was nominnted for ; Vice-President by the Baltimore Con- -ventiou in 18G4, and on the ansassina- 1 tion of President Lincoln succeeded ; him in the Providential chair. Sothern said in a Fp ech at the ben- : efrt of a certain stage maDnger in Birmingham, England: 'Ht aud I i attacked the dramatic profession on J the same night some twenty yea 8 1 since, he was then the very worst prompter I ever saw. After the per- f ormance he gently and most kindly intimated that was the most fearful j actor he ever witnessed." ' 1 BY TELEGRAPH. THE CITY UlAltTEK. THIS HI PASSE !. Honor to Friends. SFECIAIi TO THE JOURNEY. liAIiEKill, N. C, Feb. lot. The bill to amend th Charter of the City of Wilmington passed its final reading in tho House to-day, after a lon and hard fight, and ii now a law. The election provided for in the act will he held on the eleventh of Marc-. Kegltrntiou begins on the fifteenth aud ends on the twenty-&eventh of F ebruary. The special thanks of onr citizens tre due to Messrs. Richardson, of Columbus, and Walker, of Richmond, for the zeal and ability displayed in the paMge of the bill through the House. S. THE STRUGGLE CONTINUES THE HOUSE. IN THE PACIFIC RAILROAD COMMITTEE. MEXICAN WAR PENSION ORULS. MEM- THE SENATE STILL CONSIDER ING LOUISIANA. A HARD FIGHT IN TnE HOUSE. Washington, Feb. 1 Noou Sen ate A very large number of peti tions were pie-ented against the restoration of duty ou tea and collee, agaiut the rt-rwai of auy internal taxation, and tJi- taw rejt-al of the Jaw of 1872, relieving certain foreign pro ducts of 10 per cet.t duty. Referred to Committee on Finance. The first resolution offered in the House was one by Hale, of Maine, to amend the mi. s by adopting the fol lowing: "Whenever a question is ppnduig be-fore. the House tho Spedier shall not entertain any morions of a dilatory ehm;ctvr except no motion to aij uru i ii.i oije ?.ou dav to whicii tho House )ii to fix tho haii adjourn. buo tiie previoti-j question ou the en grosmeLit and tut.- li.ird reading of bill or j"int resolution shall not be or dered tiuriiig the iir-t d;iy of its eon- Sideratioii mil members pr's t-S t'l? .-e-loiirUjS of the ::t shall secoini the te- mauu; p.'o not apply ided th.it lie. hhail to til Hoae reso'uiioii Ofl-Teci iu tiie tm; ormu u uir oi ALoii div; t,!udl a nd provided fur I er, thut it 'po:-.it;ori to not n ;;v o p.l:v . a,.i'opi-:ao- tun ji-w.-y, Uit crruit or j other property of the Uiri'.ed States! except tii'.i i'ti.-.u!ar : ppropriatioa bills. , Jlaudall, of Peuu-iylvatiia, tua-Je a point of order, which, uftcr discus- ; siou, was overruled aud tie i-r-solatiou ! was referred to tho Committee oii j Rules. 1 Tho Seii.it'. R iilroad C.'mmitt -e had a long ana rather exe:t-d seiou, but ! afj iurnd witfii!.it action. Tiie pro- ; cediogs that iav j transpired giro no i:uusib:e i'jdica. ion of th resud, ; thougti tho through liu; fr-im ocean to ocean seems to have the iosg tiiendp, tiie nrgumeiit being that f.-eders will ; come of th ir imu accord. Phe-re ; are many connecting seho;at:s which j prevent the pre-ent and which may j defeat the final action. It is either ! Tom J-eolt, pure and simple, or i nothing. i askingtox. Feb. 1. Night. Senate Piatt, of Indiana p:eteuted j tue joint resoiuti.m ot lue Indiana leg islature in favor of granting pensions to the surviving soldiers of flit- Mexi can war. Oidered to be printed and lie oa the table. Pr:ttt said this matter had been discussed by the committee but no conclusion lnd yet been lvacu ed. He tent to the Clerk's desk and had read a ietter iioin the Commis sioner of Reunions iu answer to an in quiry addressed to him by the Chair m.m of tbe Committee, (i'ruttj in which the Commis-ioncr states the estimated number of btirvivors of the Alexicau war is 35, 1'it.M, and the estima ted number of widows of soldiers wiio served in that war 12,Gl O. Morton, of Iudiaua, presented a memorial signed by the officers of the National Christian Temperance Union and one hundred thousand other per sons, against the manufacture, impor tation or sale of aleohoiie liquors us a bevt;ragj in the District of Columbia. Norwood, of Gforffia. uicseuted resolution-! of the Legislature of that State condemning '.ho Federal inti r ference in Louisiana affairs. Ordered to be printed and lie ou tho table. Scott, of Pennsylvania, from the Committee on Claims, repotted back several memorials for compensation for quartet master's stores ttdien by the army during the late war aud the Committee wa3 discharged from fur ther consideration of the same. He said these claims could have beeu filed under the statute before the Com missioners of Claims before the time expired. As.the 11 II was now p.nding before Congress to extend the time for filing chains ef t'i;s character, the Committee on Claims had deci ded to take no actiou ou such claim until the policy of Congress on extend ing the t;m tdiourd be settled. The Senate theu resumed the con sideration of tha reeoitioa of Mr. Schurz, instructing the Judiciary Committee to inquire what legis'ution is necessary by Congress to secure to the people of Lou um-i the right of self-government uuder tho Constitu tion. West, of Louisiana, and Morrill, of Vermont, spoke; Sergeant, of Califor nia, has the floor for to-morrow. TLe President has not yet signed the Little tariff bill. The ivhediv. 's present to Sherman's daughter is held for duties, which are enormous. A delegation of colored men, headed by Fre.i D -nglass, waited upon prom iuent R I '.iJdicatis with a set soe-ch that if t hey recognized Kellogg ai d rej ctedPatehfcaekj.tU-e colored peop'e v .mid regard it as an invidious dis tinction. The President. s;gnrd the bill to pay the interest on ci it am district bonds. The dclt statement shows a;i in crease of ti.OtiO.l'S.U hi tbe Trers ury; gild, !p;u,500,UlH); currency, ,$10-12- .000. The C.immittee on Ajipropriations have agreed to the following items in the huiidry c;vi! biii for pubi'c bui'd iugs at tin- places named : Charleston, $161,000: Raleigh, T0,iM). The Six akcr then proceeded to the call of States for bills for rrf -len.-a beginning with the State of Mai be. New Orleans. Hale, of Maine, introduced a rcso-j Butler characterized this language intion to change the rule of the ; s improper, ungentlenianly and House, by the adoption of th follow- rufli inly, aud the Speaker ruled that iug as a new rule: (Heretofore tele- i the Inngnnge of both was unparha graphed). Ini'iit rv. . Cessna, of Pennsylvania, also o-ler j B iU 'r added that the trouble with ed a resolution to cbui'ge the rubs, th-- c .-unlry w:s that he had not hanged providing, in addition to a rale Mib- ! mote, as he ought to have done, fetautially the same as the one tillered I Thre was a good deal of confusion by Hale, of Maine, that the Judiciary j and excitement during this scene, but Committee m; v report bills of a pub- eserything smoothed over and the de he character on Tuesdays and Thus- b ite weut on. The vote will be taken days, aud that the House may, by a majority vote, di.-pen&e with further reiding of the Journal after its lead- ng shall have occupied 30 minutes. A point oi order was also made upon it by' R.indall, which was discussed and over ruled, and the resolution was referred to tha Committee on Rules. An appeal from the decision of tho Cha:r was taken by Randall and Beck. The appeal was presented in written form as follows: "The undersigned take an appeal from the decision of the Chair, made this day, which permits the reading of Houee resolutions intended for reference to the Committee on Rules, to the exclusion of the business firtt proceeded with ia " amot J. TUndam,. "James jj. Bbco." Giirfield objected to the presentation of such a paper, setting out what S Speaker's decision was. 8 Tiie .Speaker remarked that the an peal was presented iu an unusual wat He had not decided that encU resohY tioris fdiould be receivedto the exclu sion of the business first provided R-.i..diill Thuf. i wli.i i Ior appeal. w v x. ouv in The Speaker tie-man from But neither the Ren Pennsylvania nor th gentleman from Kentucky (Beck) hila a right to say so. The .ntt i:..r? go before the House regularly, jli paper presented is wholly unusijal 6 After some further "colloquy 'th Speaker stated that lie had reduced to writing his decision, which was: That a resolution to amend the rules rrmv h. irirncu iu tut) vyomrruttee on iluh s during the first call of States in the morning hour of Monday, aii that tuKt c iut-titutes notice acenrdirur to tho u.vagc of the House, and from that. d cixion tbe geuthmarr from Pennsylvania had appealed. Kanda i's statameut of appeal hav iug been hauded back to him he Btat ed that he had not withdrawn it, ana was informed by the Speaker that there was no necessity for withdraw n it, as the chair had not read it. An attempt at further discussion was defeat l bv hmd i.l li f. j - - . . iiie it- ly. uhir order. Kassou, of Iowa, movea to lay Randall s appeal ou tiie table Agr--ed to: yeas 175, nays 84, a strict p irry vote. The Louisiana resolutiou was then referred to the Committee on Rules Bath r, of Ma-sacufiettes, moved to sre-pend the rules, so as to allow the Committee on Rules to reriort at tLe pics .-nt time for the consideration of t.mendujents and netion on any new iul.'sor changes jof rules, ami provid ing that during the consideration and discussion of such reptirt, and ameud ments oliVred thereto,, the- Speaker -hall entertain no dilatory motion whatever, aud that discussion on th rules and amendments thereto shal uot exceed one hour. There was great excitement as the vote progress ed, and particularly whea it be arne. known that the- necessary two-ti i ds j.ad not been obtained it lacked four -f t'uit number when the roll call was fluished. iUvMfttngera were sent to Committee rooms to look for absent rneuibers.aud every effort made ou the part of the m ljonty to secure the neoes.snry two third.. Th-. vote was announced a yeas 170, i.:sTs .V'i, 'cti.-i tht-u two-third in thd : flirmutive; to the motion wan rjtct ei. The only exception to the voU be'rg u strict party oue was tlia-S.-ner, of Virginia, a Republican, voted no. His vote the other way woird have curried tho motiou, B'.'Uer, of M.is;ic.husetts, moved to piwot iid the rales s; as to au'horizd : the lrumis tee on Ru'.ts to report im-' m diateiy afler the readiug of the ; journal to-morrow the changes or ' amendments Io the rules, and provid ing that dating the consideration of such report no d.lrtoiy motion what ev r f-hall be entertained by th Speaker, and that all debates theroa siiuii cease within one hour after the report shall be made. Eidridge, of Wisconsin, move! an adjournment, which was negatived by ye;:s and nays. The vote was then taken on Bntler's motion, and amid much excitement it I wirs rejected by a vote of yea 173, j nays S'.l not a two-thirds vote in tiro ' affirmative. Wiener, of Virginia, was the only Re i pubiican wuo voted in the negative, i Garfield, of Ohio, then moved to j take a reeass till 10 o'clock to-raor-j ro,v morning, j Elndge. of Wisconsin, (suggested that inasmuch as tha majority could do what it liked, the recess be till 12 o'clock to-morrow, and that all to morrow's session be consider d as that of Monday, so that the majority might do ali the mischief it chose. Garfield's motion was adoiited. Years, 167; nays, 8. The. House, at 6 o'clock, took a re cess till 10 o'clock to-morrow morning, when Monday's session will be re sumed. Washijjgtox, Feb. 3 Noon Sen ate Logan iufrouuced a bill author izing the retirement of Brevet Briga-dier-Generai W. H. Emery, of the U, S. Army, with rank and pay of Briga elier General, lieferred to Committee ou Military Affairs. House The House has voted to re consider the vote by which the Civil Rights bill was referred to the Judici- j at. Committee. ASiiiNGTON, .Ian ii JNigbt SEJt- ATic--Ciayton, of Arkansas, submitted a resolution requesting the President, if not in compatible with tha public interest, to transmit to the Senate such information as is in his posses sion, and not heretofore sent to Oon gresH, respecting aff.urs in Arkansas, together with such recommendations as he may deem proper in reference thereto. Johu-on, of Virginia, objected to the latter part qf the resolution and .-aid it was not customary to call upon ihd President for recommendntious. Ciayton consented to striking out that part of the section objected to, and as amended it was agreed to. Tho Vico President laid before the Senate a communication from the Secretary of the Treasury, in answer to the resolution of the Senate De cember, sth 1872, in regard to the number of bales of cotton seized, by whom taken, when and where sold, price obtained, disposition of pro ceeds kc. Ordered to be printed and referred to Committee on Claims. Cameron, of Pennsylvania, cal'id up the House Bill appropriating 825, 0'JO to defray the expenses of enter taining His Majesty, King Kalakau, during his receut visit to this couutry. Pu-ssed. A hirge number of the bills reported by the Committee on Pensions were pas st d. Tbe balance of the day was cotripied by Morrill, of Vermont, in a speech iig.unst the proposed Canadian recip rocity treaty. An Executive session followed, and the treaty was rejected. House The civil rights bill was f .iiriy gotten before tho House to-day, and the Senate bill "vas offered as a substitute for that reported from the Judiciary Committee. Auother sub stitute was offered by White, of Ala bama. Iu Butler "s openirg speech he allud ed to portions of the Southern people as bandit.-, horse thieves aud assassins. This remark was reseuted by McLean, of Texas, who said that the only ninr dert i he knew on the floor was Butler I himself, who had murdered a man at t morrow. The Senate, m Executive session to day, confirmed S. F. Stalley as i'osi-m-ster at Washington, N. C, and Mary C. Daniels at Wrlson. N C. Secretary Robeson was before th House Appropriation Committee thu moruii gon th general subject of ap propriations for the variois navy Aiinh. He recommends strongly the rc-fctjiatiou of the Feu-HOjU yard. Ho has not vet iadicattd bis views wUh reference to the Senate Naval Committee'- report looking to the abolition of certain yard, the Well ington yard being included in the list. The House is in session to-mgnt 0 UieCiYilRisUtabill. provided for to lU.elSO.