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the ^ - ninnLETOWlir|ISt> SATURDAY MORNINtvÜNB tka fj»kniitillw P tfiM lUfaeU— iMM| The Wilmington Commateial say* that ' the Journal, of that <%, " does not pttt up the ticket, nor endorse in the remotest manner the nominations of Grant and The Commercial is discontented, also, tp la apparent in it* article of the 39thnlt. •MWTk*ctptlon of "The Duty Of Radi- — cal Republicans." It aver* that there is *' rotten " timber in the Chicago platform. A good many other people are of the same opinion. It hopes the 2d resolution will be either tacitly or openly repudiated." Some people would like to see the whole of them repudiated, together with the par ty upholding them, and they think it probable that they will, when the people come to pass their judgment upon them in November. The Commercial acknowledg es that "many" warm, enthusiastic Re publicans, ' ' feel their ardor checked and courage dampened, by the adoption of this rotten plank." Well, now, this is good news to many honest, well meaning people, who will be glad to bear it, and who would that the " ardor" and " cour age" of these earnest Republicans, were cheeked and dampened to a much greater extent. They think that the country would probably loose nothing by it. We quote from the Commercial as follows : " Jt Is apparent to ns, that the language second Chicago resolution is great]r distasteful to at least 20 per cent of the Republicans throughout the North. There is a general feeling tha leaves unsaid that which they hoped to hear, while It avers precisely that which ought not to have been said at all. We have already had re sponse. from many of the warm, earnest, enthu siastic Republicans of Pennsylvania, who feel their ardor checked and courage dampened by this rotten plunk. But we trust, as we believe, that while they will either tacitly or openly repudiate this reso lution, and stand by the legislation of Congress, which is precisely opposite in character, the Rad ical Republicans have no other purpose than to earnestly endorse and vote for Orant and Colfax. While it is always shameful for a great party to he insincere or to manifest even an apparent dis honesty in the slightest respect, it is the plainest fact that the Republican organisation is the party of Progress, and that^Hs mosses are faithful to fibers] principles. It cannot he bound with green withes, and its course must inevitably be in the right direction." Moderate Republicans, wbo are opposed to negro suffrage, should remember the concluding portion of the above article. The "party of progress," whose "course must inevitably be in the right direction," means in the direction of negro suffrage, and nothing more. This organ of the Re publican party In Delaware, openly urges die repudiation of the 2d article of the platform, and exhorts its party to standby the legislation of Congress, which it right ly says, is " precisely opposite in charac ter" to this 'id article. ed is a of the t it Democratic Victory in Oregoiff Oregon, hitherto a Radical State, has responded to the nomination of Grant and Colfax, by choosing the whole Democratic ticket. The election took plaoe on Mon day last, when Joseph S. Smith, the Dem ocratic candidate for Congress, beat his radical opponent, Daniel Logan, one thou sand votes, a gain of over fifteen hundred since the preceding Congressional contest. The Législature is largely Demoeratio, which insures the election of a Democrat to the Senate of the United States, in the place of George H. Williams, Radical, whose term will expire in 1871. In all the counties the Democrats have made heavy gains in local officers, which prove that the victory is full and thorough, not a mere change on one candidate, occasion ed by personal reasons. As this is the first State election since Grant and Colfax were chosen standard-bearers of the Rad ical party, the result is of immense im portance. The assumed invincibility of Grant is shivered to atoms by this blow from the sturdy Democrats of Oregon. It is generally eoneeded that the other States on the Pacifie slope will follow the example of Oregon, and that the electoral votes of all of them will be cast against Grant and Colfax in November next. All that the people of this country now want is one fair lick at Radicalism. They Will scatter it to the winds. The Radical party is in favor of negro suffrage everywhere, and means to confer it, if successful In the next election, but have attempted, in their platform, to conceal their Intention.— Ddmear'n. Well, what is the Democratic party In favor of, when, as the Middletown Traneeript admits, its newspapers " are treating seriously the proposi tion to nominate Judge Chase?" Do they not •how their ntter insincerity on this question?"— WiUuiuyton Oomnureial. The Commercial will please to quote the Tranacript fairly, and not garble. The Transcript said " Several of onr democrat ic ooiampororias are treating seriously the proposition to nominate Mr. Chase." Does that imply all, or sustain the Commercial's «occlusion, even though it were not added that anch a nomination is deprecated ? Pbesidential.—T he list of names can vassed for the democratic nominations is Horatio Seymour, of New York ; Thomas A. Hendricks, of Indiana; George H. Pendleton, of Ohio ; George B. McClel lan, of New Jersey ; General W. 8. Han cock, of Pennsylvania; Chief Justice Chase,, pf Ohio ; Admiral Farragpt, of New York; James A. English, of Con* necticut. The Cambridge Md. Herald announces the name of Daniel M. Henry, Esq, of 'hat town, for Congress, subject to the decision of the Democratic convention. havenot Jicapd fheth« the name Hon. Hiram McCullnRgh will be pfese e of nt ' C °^ , «ConvMÏon is «Mm, but 'Acquittal is Revolution.* 1 — WA. Commercial, May 14. When doe* the Commercial propose to *at im b e U a f —**1H— m m oti on ? . Had not some one better pat this radical "Ku Klux" under bond* to keep the peace ? — - n ed "We wonder how "old ad interim" feels ?"—Wilmington Commercial. We wonder how the Commercial feels, since the failure of impeachment, and the snubbing of its 3d resolution, at Chicago ? Cam Justice Chase and the Demo cratic Partt. — The New York Herald is responsible for the following statement : Chief Justice Chase, in a recent conver sation, expressed himself as being in uni Bon with the democratic party on every >oint except that of universal suffrage. If te was elected dency be would carry out their policy faithfully, and labor to make the party one of permanent usefulness. But he does not want the Presidency, is not a candidate for the nomination, and wonld office at the sacrifice of his honest convic tions, On general issues he expiessed highly conservative ideas, favoring materi al government aid to the Southern States, a general amnesty, and strongly depreca ting the harsh measures of Congress. On the financial question he favors an early return to specie payments. that party to tho Presi not assume the The Dome or the Capitol. —The dome of the oapitol at Washington is the most ambitious Structure in America. ' It is a hundred and eight feet higher than the Washington Monument at Baltimore, six ty-eight feet higher than that of Bunker Hill, and twenty-three feet higher than the Trinity Churoh spire of New York. It is the only considerable dome of iron in the world. It is a vast hollow sphere of iron weighing 8,200,000 pounds. How much is that ? More than four thousand tons, or about the weight of seventy thou sand foil grown people ; or about equal to a thousand laden coal cars, which, holding four tons apiece, would reach two miles and a half. Directly over your head is a in bronze, " America," weighing 14,985 pounds. The pressure of the iron dome upon its piers and pillars is 13,477 pounds to the sqnare foot. St. Peter's presses nearly 20,000 pounds more to the square foot, and 8t. Genevieve, at Paris, 60,000 pounds more. It would require to crush the supports of our dome a pres sure of 776,280 pounds to the square $ 1 , 100 , 000 . The new wings cost about $6,500,000. Tho architect nas a plan for rebuilding the old central part of the capitol and enlar ging the park, which will cost about $3, 200,000.—'Wash. Cor. Ci*. Com. foot. The coat was about A serions riot took place in AVoshing , on Tuesday night last, growing of the results of the city election. A oession moved through the oity to serenade the Mayor elect, Mr. Brown, Mr. Forney and other*. Many of the negroes were armed and under the infiwmoe of liquor, and were very much excited and very de monstrative. A young white man named Hendley was knocked down and so severly out that kia life is despared Another, named John H. Faulkner, out ton pro Geo of. killed with a knife, dying in fifteen min âtes after the wound was inflicted. The office of the National Intelligencer was threatened by the mob, which also groaned at the Metropolitan Hotel, where Attorney General StanWy boards. On Wednesday night, Thomas Keiieyer was shot by a man named Turpin, both whites, the diffi culty growing out of the election. The Chinese Embassy in Washington. ntation of the Chinese em eward, in Washington, on —At the pri bassy to Mr. Tuesday, the envoys delivered a letter from the Emperor of China to the President of the United States, which was translated for the edification of the Secretary of State by Mr. McLeary Browne, first Secretary to Mr. Burlingame. The document was brought in a walnut box, some two feet in length, and is a veritable work of art, diff ereut, indeed, from . ordinary epistles in style, size and chirography. It measures twenty-five feet in length, is written in Chinese from beginning to end, and con tains enough parchment to furnish a dozen drums. Mr. Tung, one of the mandarins of the embassy, speaks English with re markable clearness, and Mr. Burlingame is said to be quite fluent m the Chinese tongue. Tong has a Mongolian face of high patrician cast, and is said to be the handsomest mai. of the embassy. An Extraordinary Statement. —The Rev. Dr. Budington made some extraor dinary statements on Thursday afternoon at the meeting of the Brooklyn (N. Y) Woman's Temperance Association. He said he visited Washington on Tuesday when the verdict on impeachment was to be given. "Being desirons" said he "of learning the result, I made my entrance to the Senate Chamber. A gentleman and I were speaking of the condition of three or four prominent Senators who, for eighteen hoars or more, were in such a state of beast ly intoxication, there was no ehance of get ting them into the Senate Chamber, and a proposition was made toward conveying them in a coach. I said to myself, Is it possible that I come from my home to wit ness such a scene as this?T cannot express the feelings of indignation with which I feel oppressed." of The Smyrna Timet says:—There is, in all probability, no on* strong enough to command a two-third vote of the (dem ocratic) party—not at the present, at least —but Judge Chase will doubtless come as near as any one named. We shall see, presently, wlist claims you have to prophecy, neighbor. LOCAL AFFAIRS. Drowns».— On Saturday afternoon last, says the Delaware Republican, a little boy about eight years old, son of Mr. Iligley, who reside* In Church street near Seventh, Wa* drowned in the Christiana river, at a point called ' ' the Hocks" in the Southeast erly part of the city. The unfortunate youth accompanied by a companion went down to the river, got into a small boat which they commenced rocking, While thus engaged, young Higiey lost his bal aooe and fell into the river, and was drowned. His body was recovered, and the Coroner held an inquest when the jury rendered a verdict in accordance with the above facts. His remains were interred in the Forest Church cemetery of this place, on Tuesday. in Lecture. —A Lecture will be delivered in the M. P. Church, Warwick, on Tues day evening tho 16th of June, for the benefit of tho Church, by Rev. John T. Nichols, of Baltimore. Subject—" Court ship and Marriage." Mr. Nichols enjoys a high reputation as a lecturer, and so popular did this lecture become in Balti more, where it was first delivered, that be was ealled on to repeat it several times. Mr. Nichols will lecture also in theM. P. Church at Head of Sassafras, on Wed nesday evening, the 17tli, and at Galena M. P. Church, on Thursday evening, the 18th of June, beginning at 8 o'clock. We dropped in, on Thursday, at the Carriage Factory of J. M. Cox & Bro. of this town, and were struck with the fine display of handsome new carriages which met our gaze. Their extensive ware-house was nearly filled with Carriages, all of tho latest styles, and most superbly finished. These gentlemen have established a repu tation for reliable work ; they aim at du rability, as well as elegance and taste in their manufacture. Mr. J. M. Cox polite ly conducted us through the establishment, and assured us that most of the vehi cles we saw before us, were already dis posed of to customers. Serenading parties have been quite in vogue during the pleasant moonlight nights, this week. AA r e were aroused from onr slumbers in the "we sma' hours" of Monday night, by a concord of sweet sounds, which in our half-conscious state, were deliciously exquisite. We felt very much in the mood so aptly described by the poet : " In my bower so bright, as I lay last night, The moon through the fresh leaves was streaming, There were sounds in the air, hut I could not tell where, Nor if I were sleeping or dreaming." A trotting match will come off on Tues day the 23d of June, over the AVarwick course, between ono of Mr. Thomas Coch ran's pair of bays, and Mr. Samuel B. Foard, Jr's young horse Cecil. Both of these horses are said to be rapid movers, and the contest is likely to be a very spir ited one. Mr. E. B. Johnson, of Elkton, has Cecil in training. The corner stone of the new Masonic Temple, in Philadelphia, will be laid with appropriate ceremonies on the 24th inst. Union Lodgo, No. 5. of this town, has been specially invited, and will attend. When this edifice is completed,it is expec ted to be the most superbs tructure of the kind in the United States. a The Ladies of St. Paul's M. E. Church, Odessa, will hold a Strawberry Festival in-the Academy Grove, in that town, on Tuesday and AVedncsday evenings, the 16th and 17th of June, for the benefit of the Sabbath School connected with that church. of in in in of The feat against time over the Warwick course, on Monday, five miles in 35 min utes, was not accomplished, by thirty tec and». A large number of people were in attendance, and some horse-racing took place. Concert. —A Concert will be given by D. J. Quimby's Singing ClasB, at the M. E. Church, Head of Sassafras, on AVcd nesday evening next, 10th of June. Ad mission 25 cents. Doors open at 7J o'clock. Y) He to "of to I or a it wit I This is the 6th of June, and some farm ers are not yet done planting corn. The season has rarely over been more back ward. Very little if any wheat will be ready to cut before the 4th of July. Second Sight. —Onr respected follow townsman, Richard Lockwood, Esq. now upwards of 80 years of age, has received his Becond sight, and is now able to read without the aid of spectacles. The congregation of Trinity P. E. Church, Elkton, have taken a vote on free sittings, and determined to abolish the old pew system. The fisheries upon tho Susquehanna, the North East, the Elk, Sassafras and Chester rivers, have all been unprofitable this season. is, as It is computed that Delaware will lose one million of dollars, this year, by tlie failure of the poach crop The Strawberry Festival. —T he la dies of M. E. Church, Middletown, will hold their Strawberry Festival, for the ment by their enlivening strains, a er benefit of the Chuich, on Wednesday and Thursday evenings, June 10th and 11th, in the large Ware-room of J. M. Cox & Bro. The ladies will spare no pains to cater to the tastes of their guests, and will provide every delicacy of the season > The deservedly popular Amfhion Band will be in attendance to add to the enjoy The earth from the Bite of the Town Hall is being actively moved off, a dozen teams being employed in the work, basement is to be soven feet deep. The old brick house, the relic of other days, was taken down this week. The road Commissioners arc filling up and grading the roads in the vicinity of the town, with the earth from the excavation. The The Democrats and Conservatives of St. George'B Hundred, will meet at Odessa this afternoon, at 2 o'clock, for tho purpose of selecting delegates to the State and County Convention. More Improvement*. —An addition to the Presbyterian Parsonage, in this town, 15 by 16 feet, is being erected, Mr. Lingo contractor. The public roads in Cecil county, cost about $26,000 per annum. Maryland Dkmocatio State Conven tion. —The Democratic Conservative State Convention met in Baltimore on AVednes day last to elect delegates to the national convention which meets in New York, on the 4th of July, to nominate candidates for the presidency and vice-presidency. The body comprised generally conserva tive representative men of the State, of good ability and high character, proceedings wore marked by a liberal and conciliatory spirit, free from faction, and indicative of a disposition to make perso nal preferences of candidates subordinate to the interests of the whole country. This was shown in the resolution adopted by the convention declaring that the dele gates to New York arc left free and unin sti ueted as to the candidates for whom they shall cast the vote of this State, the only limitation being that they have entire con fidence in the soundness of their constitu tional principles. Four delegates were elected from the State at large—Hon. R. B. Carmichael and Dr. Geo. R. Dennis from the Eastern Shore, and Messrs. C. J. M. Gwinn and Montgomery Blair from the Western Shore. Two delegates were also elected from each of the five congrssional districts of the state. As these delegates, fourteen in ail, go to the national conven tion without instructions, they are perfectly free to oxerciso their best judgment in the selection of such nominees as will be likely to have the support of the largest number of those who desire an end of the ruinous radical domination of the country. The congrcsional districts reported their choice for districtdclcgates, as follows : First dis trict Col. Edward Lloyd, of Talbot county, and Hon. Hiram Me Cullough. of Cecil ; second district, Hon. Stephenson Archer, of Harford county, and AVilliam Byrnt Baltimore city; third district, AVm. AVhite and Dr. George AV. Benson, of Bal timore city ; fourth district, Hon. A. K. Syester, of Washington county, and Ou terbridge Horsey, of Frederick county .fifth district, George E. Bowling, of Prince George's, and G. F. Maddox, of St. Ma ry's. The nominations were unanimously confirmed by the Convention. Tho Con vention was addressed by Hon. Richard T. Morrich, Hon. Montgomery Rlair, and Gov.Swan. Their P. Tiie Crops in Carroll County, Md.— The wheat crop of this county presents a very fine appearance, hut it is thought that the long continued wet has caused a too rapid growth, and the only danger now is to be apprehended from its making too much straw. Should what remains of the season be good, the indications are in fa vor of the finest crop ever produced. In some districts the farmers have finished planting corn, and pcrliap done. The corn which is already up pre sents a sickly appearance, owing to the ab sence of warm suns. The cut worm is found in large numbers this spring, and so far have proved very destructive, not only te corn but also to garden vegetables. Hot suns alone will compel them te relinquish their work' of destruction. The hay crop will be very large, judging from the lux uriant and vigorous appearance of the grass.— Wcstmineter Advocate. of s ere this all are in Serious Accident. —Mr. Nicholas F. Johnson, wbo resides in Elk Neck, about 2J miles from Elkton, met with accident on Tuesday last, by which he lost the sight of one eye, and it is feared, will lose that of the other, also. Mr. J. was engaged in blasting rocks on his farm, when one of them, failing to blast, he returned to rc-chargc it, and was just in tho act of putting in the wad, when the powder, be ing ignited by the beat of the rock produced by the blowing out of the previous charge, exploded, striking him in the face, the re sult which, it is feared, will be total blind ness. a serious be E. old and Payne, of Albany, who undertook to walk seventy miles while Weston walked the last oighty-seven of his tramp, for a wager of $500, completed the distance in eighteen hours and forty-two minutes— one hour aud eighteen minutes iusidc of time. Weston, who undertook to walk one hundred miles in twonty-throc hours, only accomplished ninety and a half miles in twenty-two boars fifty-two minutes. George C. Gorman of California, was on Thursday elected successor to Forney. The wheat harvest, has commenced in Mississippi and Arkansas. lose tlie Delaware Affair«. and and do to of as cy a by ' ' Siort in Newark. —Op Thursday last a race came off on tho Elkton road near Now irk, between Col. H. T. Riddle's black horse, which was raised in Kentuc ky, and a bay mare belonging to Mr. Cal vin IStidbnin, raised by Francis Bradley, and half-sister to tho celebrated trotting man sold by him to a gentleman in Phil adelphia for $900 and afterwards to anoth er gentleman for $1 ,500. The distance was 440 yards and was won by the horse. The celebrated jockey, Billy Stone, rode the horse, and a " catch" the mare. Af ter some little dispute about "foul riding "getting the start," the money was ed over to the backers of the horse, and hanc| and the party returned to Newark. Ac cord, ng to the measurement of Mr. B. F. Heritman the Kentucky animal jump nineteen feet six inches, which is seldom excelled by celebrated racers.— Gazette. The following Delaware mail routes have been let : From Fredonia to Mount Mo riah B. L. Reid, $195 ; from Mount Pleasant Station to Port Penn, P. Dinan and J. D. Ramsey, $525 ; contract is or dered between Newark and Glasgow, ser three times a week, at $195 per num ; on route between Georgetown and Snow Hill, service is increased three trips er week between the latter office and Ber lin, from July 1 ; special service between Fiellsborougb and Townsend is discontin ued from June 30. The route from Kirk wood to Port Penn, G. AV. Craig, con tractor, is to end at Delaware City, omit ting Port Penn, curtailing distance four miles. The mail route from Head of Sas safras to Greensboro, has been lotto Fagan Earnest at $640. Improvements in Newark. —Tho Pres byterians of Newark are building a fine chuich in that place. It will be forty-two feet six inches front and extending back sixty-eight feet six inches. The building will be an ornament to the town, and will reflect credit on that generous and enter prising congregation. Dixon, of Balti more, is the architect. The Catholies have bought the old Pres byterian church, in Newark, and intend to fit il, up in good style for worship. Simuel L. Garret is erecting a fine brick store house and dwelling, 30 by 40 feet opposite the new Presbyterian church, where he intends to carry on the dry goods and grocery business as soon as it is com pleted.— Gazette. Cheap travel between Wilmington and Phi adelphia does not seem to benefit the former city. A Wilmington paper says : The amount of money taken from this city and expended in Philadelphia, for goods whijili could as well and cheaply be pur chased here, averages probably ten or twe|ve thousand dollars per week. Festival. —The ladies of tho Delaware City M. E. Church will hold a strawberry festjval, for the benefit of said Church on the 10th, 11th, and 12th days of June. The publio arc cordially invited. The ladies of Smyrna Circuit have deci ded) to hold a Strawberry and lee Crcaut Festival in Smyrna on the 16th, 17th, and 18th inst. for the benefit of the Parsonage The Republican nomination for Sheriff and) Coroner of New Castle county, is to takj: place on Saturday, the 13th of June. ed vice an a be Grant's Maiden Speech.— Gen. Grant was serenaded in AVashington on Friday night after his nomination, and, after be ing introduced by Mr. Boutwell, of Mas sachusetts, he acknowledged the compli ment as follows : Gentlemen: Being entirely turned to public speaking, and without any des|re to cultivate that power, [laughter,] it is impossible for me to find appropriate aage to thank you for this demonstra tion. All that I ean say is, that to what r itiou I may be called by your will, tndeavor to discharge its duties with fidelity and honesty of purpose. Of my rectitude in the performance of public duties you will have to judge for selyes by my record before you. unaceus lani ever your School Houses for Freedmen.— Brevet Brigadier General H. Brooks, assistant commissioner of the freedmen's bureau for the) State of Maryland, has issued orders di ding the disbursing officer of the bureau furnish material to build and complete school-houses for the freedmen at the fol lowing named places : Catonsville, Balti more county, ; Church Hill, Queen Ann's county, Fountain, Kent county; Em mittoburg, Frederick county ; Thomas's Run, Harford county ; Princess Ann, Som erset eonnty ; Furnace Branch, Anne Ar untlel county, and Port Deposit, Cecil coun ■ to 'y Asoter Sudden Death. —Dr Jonathan Fell, died at his residence, near the Brandy wine Springs, on Saturday morning last, abijiut four o'clock, in the 5'2d year of his ag)t. Dr. Fell has been in ill health for year past, but was as well as usual up to Friday evening, when he was taken worse while at the supper table.— Dqring the night be had an attack of paral ysis, whioh terminated his life .—Delaware Republican. more than a of At the election in AVashington City, on tnday last, the Democrats and Conser vatives carried four out of the soven wards and Bccured both branches of the City Ctuncil. Tho Council appoints the city officers. The Radicals olccted their Mayor bj 40 majority, by manipulating the hal lo. boxos, says the Intelligencer. At the previous cloctiou their majority was two thousand. to a in of The AVinona Democrat, speaking of the biography of General Grant, by his father, recently published in the New York Ledger, says that "since the days of Abraham and Isaac, there has not been a worse attempt b| a father upon the life of his offspring." The New York Even!tig Pott says it feels authorized in saying that Gon. Grant is in favor of free trade. in A new Démocratie daily is about te be alarted in Baltimore, with a capital of $150,00«. Tn tan weeks 450,000 seals were landed ii Ncwfounlaud, valued at $1,000,000. on in Political Items. in in a a Military vs. Political Necessity.— When, during the wur, telegraph offices, and even letters, were open to the gov ernment, and the railroads were seized and occupied by it, the plea for it was military necessity. No one conceived that three years after tho war had ceased, a tel egraph company, to whom messages of the most confidential character are daily and hourly entrusted, would bo made to hand over copies of private telegramB to gov ernment officials, as the Western Union Telegraph Company has been compelled to do by Butler, the late head of the impeach ment investigating committee. Is " poli tical necessity" to take the place of " mil itary necessity," and, like that, be used to justify every outrage upon the rights of individuals and the public? We havo never heard of an instance in which the most absolute monarch of Europe inter fered with the privacy of the telegram, and even in oriental despotisms there arc certain sanctities of family and business communication which rulers do not in trude upon. The secresy of a telegram is often of the greatest personal and commer cial importance, and the sender of it has as good a right to transmit it by those who contract to oarry it, and to have its priva cy respected, as he has to send a letter to a friend, either by private conveyance or by post, without the risk of a pretended ' ' investigator" robbing the carrier of it and appropriating more Sun. its contents.— Balti The British Minister and the Tele graph.— It is reported, and we have little doubt with truth, that Mr. Thornton, the British Minister at Washington, has ta ken decided steps in the way of protest in regard to the lawless violation by a con gressional committee of his rights, both as a man and as a diplomat, in the matter of tho recent seizure of telegrams at the Washington offico. It is certain that a person like Mr. Rutler, who openly de clared on the floor of Congress that he would not hesitate to arrest any citizen without a warrant, would pay no more respect to the privileges of a foreign envoy than American citizens seem disposed to exact of him for their own rights. But any representative of a foreign State would be unworthy of his post who should per mit such an act as it is alleged has been done in the case of Mr. Thornton to pass without the most energetic remonstrance, and tho British envoy will do a Hervicc to America, as well as to England, if he makes his position the opportunity fur em phasizing upon the attention of Americans an outrage which practically implies the abolition iu this country of the most sa cred guaranties of liberty and of law.— N. Y. World. A AVashington letter, says:—Tho ex traordinary and oppressive action of the House of Reprcsenatives in the case of Colonel C. AAT. Woolly, is the theme of general comment and it is universally re garded as the most alarming evidence yet furnished of the strides of the Radical party towards despotism. A citizen of Ohio comes to the National Capitol, and while here has occasioa to use $20,UU0, more or less. A summons is issued for him to appear before a committee of Con gress and disclose his private transactions, whatever they may ho. He claims the protection of the Federal Constitution, which guards him against precisely such an outrage, but his claim is ignored, and Colonel AVooloy is thrown into prison.— Yes, imprisoned within tho walls of the nation's Capitol, from the dome of which the Goddess of Liberty looks down in mockery. Forney and Stevens— A Prophecy.— Writing to one of his " two papers, both daily," on the close of the impeachment trial, Col. Forney,. Clerk of tho " high court," made this prophecy : Should the Senate of the United States fail to convict Andrew Johnson on the ac cusations of tho House, not an electoral vote, with the exception of the vote of AVest AGrginia, Missouri, and Tennessee, will be given to General Grant in the Southeastern States next November. Stevens prophesied : That, "if the President was not convicted, the Radical candidate would carry but two Northern States—Massachusetts and Vermont."— National Intelligencer. Mr. Clarence Logan, of Philadelphia, re cently returned from Savanah, was an ob server of the election there. He Bays that in one ward of that city several negroes were supplied by a wag with labels of "Cos tar's Rat and Roach Exterminator," and voted them as ballots. Some of the very inteligent suffragans noticing a cut of a rat on the supposed ballot, asked what it meant. They were told that it meant the "ratifica tion of the constitution." They wondered, believed and voted. After this, who prates about educating voters.— N. Y. World . Tho Louisville Journal, which enjoys tho reputation of being eantious in its state ments, avers that General Stoedman offered the Impeachment Managers a dinner if they would examine him, and that be agreed to prove that Senator Pomeroy's vote was offer ed him for ten thousand dollars. The Man agers declined the proposal. If the story be true a committee to investigate the Man agers' investigation should bo appointed at once ; if not true, it should be authoritive ly deniod. Tho Senate on Tuesday, rejected the nomination of Mr. Stanbcry to be Attorney General, but four republican Senators ting with the democrats and conservatives to confirm. The rejection of Mr. Stan berry is admitted to be upon more parti san grounds. All concede his purity of character, legal abilities, and eminent fit ness for the position of Attorney General. That, able financial journal, the New York Commercial Chronicle, which not bo justly charged with any political prejudices, attributes the rise in Ameri can securities to the failure of the Impeach ment trial. lion. Edmund Cooper, on Saturday, ceased to be Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, by the expiration of the six months term of appointment, the Senate having some time ago rejected his nomi nation. General Schofield has ordered the remo val of tho guards that have been parading up and down in front of the doors of the War Department from the time Mr, Stan I ton determined to "stick." VO* can it be of t Items of News. M. Kelly said in Congress the other) day no one doubted that the amount of spirits distilled in the country this year was at least a hundred millions of gallons, and yet with a tax of two dollars a gallon, the revenue produced was only $13,000, 000. One house in Philadelphia, he had been told by the commissioners, had sold whiskey than the Government had revenue tax for in the whole State of Pennsylvania, and yet New York, in thé extent of whiskey frauds, overshadowed Philadelphia. One of the Internal Revvf nue officers in New York had accumulated in a short time two or three million dollars j He was in favor of reducing the tax oh whiskey to at least fifty cents. President Johnson announced to thé people of the United States on Tuesday the death of his predecessor, James Bui chanan, and ordered that the Executive Department be placed in mourning, and all business suspended on the day of bit funeral, It is also ordered that the War and Naval Departments pay suitable hont ors to the memory of the dead. The fut neral took place on Thursday. The last words of President Buchanan were : " God bless my country." The Methodist General Conference, now in session in Chicago, on the 29th ult adopted a basis for lay represention. Tht lay delegates from each annual conference are to be admitted to the Goncral Confert cnee, provided the various churches, at an election to be held in June, 1869, shall by a majority, ratify the action of this fereneo. The Princess Anne Herald says: The negroos, held in the jail for the murder of the Captain and mate of the schooner Brave, made a murderous attack with at] iron bar upon Mr. Charles Abbott, in tb«^ jail. Mr. Abbott drew his pistol, but the negroes wrested it from him. Fortunately for Abbott the pistol was broken in the scuffle. A negro girl in South Memphis attemp 4 ted to poison her father's family on Sun day by putting powdered glass in a pot of vegetables. On being detected she knowledged her crime, and gave son that her father had refused to alloty her to join the Methodist Church, he being a Baptist. In .Memphis on Tuesday two men had a a fight in a barber's shop. They attacked each other with knives, when the person assailed drew a revolver and shot his ast sailant through the arm. The ball them struck a negro named Kdwin Davis in the forehead, killing him instantly. Gen. Grant has written a letter to tluji House Committee on Military Affairs, ret commending a renewal of the increase of thirty-three and one-third pay of army officers. The law which gives this increase now expires by limitation on the 30th of June. Great excitement existed in Honduras and Nicaragua, according to despatches daf ted May 28, on account of the renewal of British pretensions to the ownership of this Mosquito territory. The United States were expected to interfere to prevent such claims. There is reason to believo that the Press ident will during the week withdraw the nomination of Gen. McClellan as Minister to England, It is learned that he canuot be confirmed. Hon. lteverdy Johnson i* spoken of as the successor of Mr. Adam«. On Saturday afternoon hist work wa|s suspended indefinitely in the RcnsselnSr Iron Works, the Albany Iron Works, and the Burden's Works, in Troy, in conse quence of demands made by the operatives for an increase of wages. The United States Court met at Rich mond on Wednesday morning. The Chuff Justice called the case of Jefferson Davis, when, on motion, it was postponed till the 4th Monday of November. An affay occurred at Monticello, Flori da, last week, between Col. W. O. Girar deau and Col. W. Archer Cocke, during which the former was shot, and, it is foal ed, mortally wounded. The coast fisheries in New Brunswick and in Nova Scotia this season, the amount of last year's catch have berm secured. Competition between rival steamboat companies has brought fares down to fifty oents from New York to Providence, and on» dollar from New York to Boston. Over forty persons were poisoned in Helena, Ark. on Wednesday last, by eas ing ice-cream, which, as an analysis prov ed, contained arsenic. Canada is still excited over anticipât«! Fenian raids, and the preparations in Nclw York among the Fenians, it is said, indi cate that they are really in earnest. McCoolo and Coburn, the pugilists, hat» been sentenced to forty days' imprisonment by the authorities of Dearborn county, Ohio, and are now in jail. Weston, the pedestriau, has commenced another walking match in Boston, of oim hundred miles in twenty-three consecutive hours, for a wager of $2,500. A lady in New York, aged twenty-five now enjoys the privilege of a fourth hus band, having been throe times divorced since she was eighteen. Tho Massachusetts Senate, by a vote of 80 to 9, has rejoeted a bill abolishing cor poreal punishment State. Two colored men fought a duel in Sa vannah, Ga. on Wednesday, and one of them was killed. They don't underitand it yet. Gen. Joe Hooker and wife and Professor Morse have returned to New York frOn» Europe. Gen. Hooke: 's health is not im proved. The Albcrtine oil works, St. John, N.. B. have suspended operations, throwing three thousand hands out of work. Soveral severe shocks of an earthquake were felt in California and Nevada, unlay last. ■ i act as a rent :r cent, in the orc very productive In some localities five tim<[s in the schools of that on One-tliird less cotton has been planted in Georgia this year than last, but t ie plants look thrifty. A woman living in Decatur, 111. hassdld her blonde hair to a New York dealer, |i $35. Gen. Schofield has been confirmed us Secretary of War, in place of Stanton. The Fenian arms said to havo been stored at St. Albans have been, removed. or - fly - i